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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE CAPTIVITY OF ELIZABETH HANSON, LATE OF KACHECKY IN NEW ENGLAND: Who, with Four of Her Children, and Servant-maid, was taken Captive by the Indians, and Carried into Canada.

      James Phillips, London 1787 - 28 pages of text. Rebound in brown cloth with gilt title on spine; minimal shelfwear. The page edges are slightly trimmed. Small hole with an old repair in margin of title page. Minor foxing. Howes H171; Field 646; Ayer 29; Sabin 30265. The text is based on conversations with Mrs. Hanson, Stated: New Edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aussicht bey der Papiermühle bey Dornburg an der Saale.

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich n. u. v. Schwarz ( Carl Benjamin ), dat. 1787, 18,5 x 27 Hellmann, Eine malerische und romantische Reise an der Saale im Jahr 1786, 17 (als tuschlavierte Umrissradierung); malerische Ansicht des Saaletales bei Dornburg; aus der seltenen und gesuchten Serie von Carl Benjamin Schwarz, meist nur tuschlaviert, hier in dezenten Farben altkoloriert; leicht fleckig, auf Papier van der Ley.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Acts of Assembly Passed in the Island of Jamaica from the Year 1681 to the Year 1769 Inclusive

      [Bound with]: Appendix: Containing The Laws Respecting Slaves. [Bound with]: An Abridgement Of The Laws Of Jamaica, In Manner Of An Index.... 4 vols. in 1. Folio. Modern half calf, marbled boards, unobtrusive old library stamp to title. [2], 31, [1], 262, [2]; [2], 15, [1], 82, 5, [1]; [4], 32; [4], 29pp. Kingston, Jamaica, Alexander Aikman,

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        Historischer Versuch über die Zigeuner betreffend die Lebensart und Verfassung, Sitten und Schicksale dieses Volks seit seiner Erscheinung in Europa, und dessen Ursprung. Zweyte, viel veränderte und vermehrte Auflage.

      Göttingen, Dieterich 1787.. XVI, 358 S., 5 Bll. HLdr. d. Zt. Erstes wissenschaftliches Werk der Tsiganologie. - Black 46; Hayn-Got. VIII, 652; ADB IX, 637: “Als erste, eingehende, sehr fleißige, wenn auch nicht immer mit Kritik, compilirte Arbeit über die Zigeuner ist dieses Werk zu seiner Zeit von hohem Wert gewesen.” - Die Schrift stellte zum ersten Mal die indische Abstammung der Zigeuner sicher, die bis dahin aus linguistischen Gründen nur vermutet wurde. - Rückenenden mit kl. Fehlstellen. Nur teilweise leicht gebräunt. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Anfangsgründe der Wundarzneykunst, 7 Bände komplett.

      Dieterich, Göttingen, 1787 - 1804 - 7 Bände, OHLdr., 8°, XII, 564 S.; VI, 514 S.; 2 Bll., 528 S.; 2 Bll., 428 S.; VI, 472 S.; 2 Bll., 476 S.; 2 Bll., 284 S., mit 45, teils gefalt. Kupfertafeln mit Darstellungen von Instrumenten, Band 1 und 2 in 2. Auflage, ansonsten 1. Auflage, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, sowie nicht einheitlich gebunden, alter Eigentümervermerk [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dya-Na-Sore oder die Wanderer. Erster bis Fünfter Band [kmpl.]. Neue Aufl.

      432 S., mit Frontispiz nach V. Kininger / 471 S. / 492 S. / 454 S., 2 Bll. / 550 S., 1 Bl. jew. mit gest. Titelvignette von J. Wertheim u. Schlussvignette von K. Ponheimer, Kl.-8, Marmoriertes Halbleder d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenornamenten (5 Bde.) Bloch 2/2135 (zur EA 1787) Ackermann V/216 Wolfstieg 41514 Kloss 3964 Taute 2662 Goedeke V,460: "Sein nach Indien u. Tibet verlegter Roman Dya-Na-Sore behandelt in lyrisch-traumhafter Verzückung frmrische Ideen." - Maßgebliche, auf fünf Bände vermehrte, Ausgabe von letzter Hand, deren Inhalt zu Zeiten der Französischen Revolution so bedenklich erschien, dass das Werk in Wien konfisziert u. verboten wurde. - Dazu Arno Schmidt in "Dya na sore. Gespräche in einer Bibliothek": Das Werk "gehört durchaus zur Prima Plana unserer deutschen Literatur. Gewiß, ein Zwitter von Abhandlung und Erzählung die Mitte zwischen Platons schon zitierter Politeia und dem Zarathustra. So glänzend hätte es in die Hitlerei gepaßt, daß es völlig unverständlich bleibt, warum dieses Buch 1933 nicht als allererstes neu aufgelegt wurde." (S.19). Während Wolfgang Harich in "Jean Pauls Revolutionsdichtung" die politischen Absichten des Autors als hohe demokratische Revolution einstuft. - Einbände leicht bestossen, berieben u. tlw. mit Wurmspuren sonst schöne u. wohlerhaltene Expl.

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        An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio. [in] Supplement to the First Volume of the Columbian Magazine.

      Seddon, Spotswood, Cist and Trengmard. UNBOUND. Philadelphia, 1787. 8vo, removed from larger volume, [2], 839-884 pp. An important law passed by the Confederation Congress on July 13, 1787, creating the Northwest Territory. A landmark law, creating the first Northwest Territory in the area surrounding the Great Lakes and setting a precedent for westward expansion based on the admission of new states rather than the expansion of existing states. A bright example with one tiny marginal tear to title page, very good condition overall. . Very Good. 1787. First Edition.

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        Veduta della Fortezza di Pisa

      1787-1793, Pisa 1787 - Animata veduta della zona circostante alla Fortezza di Pisa di cui sulla destra si notano i bastioni e mura della stessa. Sulla sinistra l'edificio dei Granai. In lontananza si scorge la Chiesa di S. Matteo ed il fiume Arno. In controluce si nota grande e decorativa filigrana "Pescia al Paradiso" ad indicare la provenienza della carta utilizzata per la stampa. Margini laterali a livello della battuta del rame.Rif.: "Pisa e il suo territorio: tra cartografia e vedutismo dal XV° secolo al XIX° secolo" Raccolta di Valentino Cai vol I° pag. 95 N° 117 mm 255x425

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        Inferno, Poema di Dante - Purgatorio, Poema di Dante - Paradiso, Poema di Dante. Drei Bände

      Parigi: Cazin (nella stamperia C. A. I. Jacob) 1787 - 236, 236, XII, 233 S., Kl. 8°. Jeder Band mit Titelvignette, Band 3 zusätzlich mit kleinem O.-Holzschnitt und einer Einführung in Dantes Leben von Lodovico Dolce. Braune O.-Hldrbde. mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln und kleinen Lederecken, Bütten. Buchrücken mit dezentem Golddruck, dieser stellenweise abgeblättert. Vorsatzpapier braunfleckig, einige Seiten leicht stockfleckig, oberes Kapital von Band II beschädigt. Insgesamt schöne Exemplare mit Patina. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stange]
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        The History and Antiquities of St. Rule's Chapel in the Monastery of St. Andrew's, in Scotland . To which are added, The Riding of the Parliament of Scotland in 1606, and 1661; and the Ceremonials Observed in 1685. The Statutes and Fees of the Order of the Thistle, &c. The Suspension of Lyon King of Arms; and a particular Description of the Regalia of Scotland

      John Nichols 1787 - Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Quarto. Half Leather Hardback, 1787 . . Ex-Library book, with usual library treatments. (Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica, No. XLVII). 193-238pp. 3 Plates. Hinges, intact. Textblock, sturdy. Pages, with handling smudges and intact. Bound in red cloth, with darker red leather spine and corners. Gilt lettering to spine edge. Usual bumps and rubs to extremities, with dark smudges and heavily rubbed leather edges. Fore-spine joint cracked at head. Rebound in library binding, with new end- and free-endpapers and name embossed to rear board and reference number gilt stamped to top left corner of front board. 29 x 23 x 1 cm. 51g. While we seek perfection, we are still human and occasionally make mistakes. Further photographs available on request. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of New Holland, from its First Discovery in 1616, to the Present Time. With a particular account of its produce and inhabitants; and a description of Botany Bay: also, a list of the Naval, Marine, Military and Civil Establishment..

      London: John Stockdale, 1787. In fine condition.. Octavo, with two folding maps handcoloured in outline; a most attractive copy in contemporary tree calf, the ornately gilt spine skilfully renewed. First edition of the essential precursor book for the First Fleet, the widely read description of Australia published to coincide with the departure of the Fleet for New South Wales, including a description of the planned penal colony and a description of the command of the settlement.Planning for the First Fleet proceeded rapidly following Lord Sydney's speech to the Lord Commissioners of the Treasury in August 1786. Not surprisingly, public interest in the radical scheme was considerable and the enterprising publisher John Stockdale rushed this book through the press to appease popular demand. The fine handcoloured maps detail the continent, Botany Bay and, most interestingly, the 'Passage from England to Botany Bay in New Holland 1787', showing the route that the Fleet must take.In keeping with the public contention surrounding the issue of transportation to New South Wales, this book includes an extract on banishment derived from William Eden's Principles of Penal Law. The inclusion of this extract has led to the traditional misattribution to Eden of the whole book, whose compiler in fact remains unknown to this day. The History of New Holland comprises a readable summary of information about Australia, including the early discovery of the Western Australian coast and the later explorations of Captain Cook on the eastern seaboard. As a description of Australia, it is essentially a synthesis for those unwilling to navigate the voluminous works of earlier mariners. It draws considerably on the work of William Dampier -- although the unknown compiler comments upon the 'roughness of his style'. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney).

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        Bibliotheca Maphaei Pinellii Veneti Magno Jam Studio Collecta, a Jacopo Morellio Bibliothecæ Venetæ D. Marci Custode Descripta et Annotationibus Illustrata

      Carlo Palese, sold by Lorenzo Baseggio, Venice 1787 - First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pinelli by F. Bartolozzi in vol. 1, large fold-out engraved plate of the Pinelli papyrus in vol. 3, five engraved plates of Egyptian and classical sculpture in vol. 5. 6 vols. 8vo. Pinelli Library Catalogue with Prices Realized. A beautiful, large-margined copy of the catalogue of the great Pinelli library in Venice, written by Abbé Morelli, of the Biblioteca Marciana, for the purposes of dispersal. The library was assembled over the course of 200 years by the Morelli family, whose members were Stampatori Ducali, or offical printers to the Roman Senate. The last in the line, Maffeo Pinelli, died in 1785. The Pinelli library, which contained more than 12,000 items, including early printing, Greek and Latin manuscripts of the 11-16th centuries, and ancient Egyptian papyri, was bought en bloc by London bookseller James Edwards and his associates, Robson and Clarke, and brought to auction in two London sales in 1789-90. A separate auction catalogued was prepared under the title Bibliotheca Pinelliana: A Catalogue of the Magnificent and Celebrated Library of Maffei Pinelli, Late of Venice (London, 1789). Highlights of the sale included the second volume of the 36-line Gutenburg Bible (item 125 here), bought by Sir George Shuckburgh for 14 guineas, and the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible, sold for 30 pounds (item 126). (The library is not to be confused with the collection assembled by Gian Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601) and later incorporated into the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.)This copy in a colorful "tutti frutti" Italian binding of paint-speckled boards, taller than the Breslauer copy and comparable to the Lisburne-Abbey copy (sold Christie's 2015), and with the prices realized of the London sales supplied in a contemporary hand in the margins - certainly a laborious task, as the library catalogue and sale catalogue to not exactly correspond. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 97-98. Provenance: Marlborough Rare Books (with Edith Spencer collation note); Pierre Beres (his sale, 8 July 2005, lot B-1148) Contemporary quarter vellum, paint-speckled "tutti frutti" boards. Fine Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pinelli by F. Bartolozzi in vol. 1, large fold-out engraved plate of the Pinelli papyrus in vol. 3, five engraved plates of Egyptian and classical sculpture in vol. 5. 6 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire sur la nutrition...

      chez Martel, 1787. Pp. xii, 211 (5). Unito a: Second mémoire sur la nutrition. Supplement... Montpellier, 1789. Pp. viii, 155 (1) 118 + (2) d'errata. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli rossi. Esemplare fresco e genuino, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Ex libris nobiliare: Joseph Dumont. Lunga dissertazione composta in risposta ad una questione dell'Accademia imperiale di scienza di San Pietroburgo. Cfr. Oberlé 451.

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        Alexis oder Von dem goldenen Weltalter. (Übersetzt von Friedr. Heinrich Jacobi).

      Riga Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 1787 - Erste deutschsprachige Ausgabe. 8vo (Blattgröße 154 x 98 mm). (2) Bl., 144 S., (1) Bl. Errata, 1 Tafel. Zeitgenössischer Kalblederband mit Rückenschild in einem gefütterten Schuber. Ein sehr schönes Exemplar.- Stoddard Nr. 12.Die deutsche Ausgabe des Alexis ist wohl das einzige von Hemsterhuis? Büchern, das auch für den Buchmarkt produziert worden ist. In einem Brief (14.8.1787) an Amalie Fürstin von Gallitzin schreibt Jacobi, daß er vorhabe, 400 Exemplare dieser Ausgabe zu bestellen (300 für Sie und Hemsterhuis; u 100 - für mich). Da er davon ausgeht, daß die Exemplare umsonst geliefert werden, muß der Drucker Hartknoch augenscheinlich eine weit höhere Auflage hergestellt haben, um über den Buchmarkt seine Kosten zu decken. Ob Hartknoch auch die französische Ausgabe, die was Satzspiegel, Blattgröße und Papierqualität kaum von den von Hemsterhuis selbst besorgten Ausgaben abweicht, für den Buchmarkt produziert hat, ist angesichts seines Verlagsprogramms wenig wahrscheinlich. In dem erwähnten Brief schreibt Jacobi: ?Kürzlich ist wohl auf keine Ausgabe so viel Sorgfalt verwendet worden, als auf unseren Alexis; aber er ist es auch werth.? [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Exposition raisonnée de la théorie de l'électricité et du magnétisme

      - Paris. Veuve Desaint. 1787. 1 volume in-8, cartonnage bleu de l’époque frotté, dos lisse, étiquette de titre. Petit manque en queue. XXVII pp.; [5] pp.; [238] pp. Edition originale illustrée de 4 planches dépliantes, de cet ouvrage qui établit un lien entre l'électricité statique des minéraux et la formation des cristaux, domaine de prédilection de l'abbé Haüy, et développement de ses recherches précédentes sur la pyroélectricité. Il s'agit d'une adaptation du traité d’Aepinus , Tentamen theoriae electricitatis et magnetismi, paru dès 1759 à Saint-Pétersbourg, mais qui n'avait jusque lors fait l'objet d'aucune traduction française. Cette voie devait être féconde, puisque l'idée centrale d'Aepinus était d'appliquer systématiquement le raisonnement mathématique aux phénomènes électriques.Quelques rousseurs. Ex-libris manuscrit Gaupp. 22 FTP [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sur Moses Mendelssohn, sur la réforme politique des Juifs et en particulier sur la révolution tentée en leur faveur en 1753 dans la grande Bretagne

      à Londres, 1787, in 8°, de 34ff. n ch. 130pp., cart. papier marbré moderne genre ancien, bel exemplaire. Edition originale rare. Au travers de ses voyages aux Pays-bas en 1776, en Angleterre en 1784 et en Prusse en 1786, Mirabeau s'intéressa à la question juive. En préambule il déclare « Cet écrit est dans sa partie vraiment importante (celle qui traite de la réforme politique des juifs) une analyse fidèle des deux volumes allemands qu'a écrit M. Dohm sur le même sujet ». Dans la 2e partie, il fait fort habilement précéder sa plaidoirie en faveur des juifs d'un éloge du philosophe Moses Mendelssohn. Selon Mirabeau, le reproche fait aux juifs de vivre uniquement du commerce ne leur est en rien imputable. Il y déplore que le « prêt d'argent dont le profit est très conforme à l'équité naturelle » soit devenu « grâce à de mauvaises lois [...] l'unique moyen de subsister des Juifs ». L'unique cause de leur corruption vient des moeurs politiques européennes qui les ont condamnés à un seul objet « moralement défavorable ». Donc la seule manière d'en faire des citoyens meilleurs et utiles est de leur accorder les mêmes droits civils qu'aux autres. ¶ INED, 3192 - Quérard fr. litt. VI.159

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        Les Terriers rendus perpétuels, ou Mécanisme de leur confection, ouvrage utile à tous propriétaires de terres ou fiefs, à tous notaires, régisseurs, géomètres, féodistes, et autres enfin qui se destinent à la partie des terriers.

      Paris, chez Mr. Aubry de Saint-Vibert 1787 - 11 parties en un volume in-folio, [2] ff. n. ch. (titre gravé, avertissement), x pp. d'introduction, puis pagination multiple, avec 6 cartes hors-texte, dont 5 à double page, vélin vert, dos lisse, pièce de titre cerise, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Charnière supérieure abîmée, coins abîmés. Unique édition, très rare et bien complète de toutes ses parties. L'ouvrage est remarquable et marque l'achèvement d'une pratique dont l'ouvrage classique de La Poix de Fréminville (La Pratique universelle pour la rénovation des terriers, 1746-1757) signait le commencement, mais qui était complètement dépassé à la fin du XVIIIe siècle. Il devrait impérativement figurer dans toutes les initiations à la pratique féodale de la fin de l'Ancien Régime, tant la matière si complexe de l'établissement et de la tenue des terriers y est exposée de façon remarquablement claire, avec subdivision de la tâche en chacune de ses parties constituantes. L'ouvrage constitue également un témoignage de la maturité d'un art et du mouvement général qui portait les possesseurs de fiefs à fixer et actualiser l'état des redevances depuis le milieu du XVIIIe siècle, mouvement que l'on a très abusivement appelé "réaction féodale", alors qu'il s'inscrit en réalité dans la modernité et son effort de rationalisation, et qu'il a été influencé par le physiocratisme : il s'agit de faire produire à la terre le maximum de son produit en droits et cens, comme en fruits naturels, et pour cela de ne laisser tomber en désuétude aucune redevance attestée. Chacune des parties dont se compose l'ouvrage correspond à la confection d'un état ou document nécessaire à la bonne tenue du terrier, avec dans chaque cas un exemple pris de façon récurrente sur deux seigneuries imaginaires, de petite extension : I. Inventaire perpétuel des titre (28 pp.), avec comme exemple concret Inventaire perpétuel des titres de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (titre de relais gravé, et pp. 11-28). II. Atlas radical (7 pp.), avec comme exemples Atlas radical de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (titre de relais gravé par Beaublé, un f. n. ch., et 2 cartes gravées à double page aux contours rehaussés de couleurs) ; et Atlas radical de la terre et seigneurie de la Mabilière (titre de relais gravé par Beaublé, un f. n. ch. et une carte à double page). III. Indication radicale (8-1 pp.), avec comme exemples Indication radicale de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (titre de relais gravé, [3] ff. n. ch.), et Indication radicale de la terre et seigneurie de la Mabilière (titre de relais gravé, [2] ff. n. ch.). IV. Terrier radical (74 pp., avec des figures dans le texte, dont une carte aux contours rehaussés de couleurs), avec comme exemples Terrier radical de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (titre de relais, pp. 45-68, avec une carte en couleurs), et Terrier radical de la terre et seigneurie de La Mabilière (titre de relais gravé, pp. 69-74). V. Cueilloir perpétuel (11 pp.), avec comme exemples Cueilloir perpétuel de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (titre de relais gravé, [9] ff. n. ch. de tableaux gravés), et Cueilloir perpétuel de la terre et seigneurie de la Mabilière (titre de relais gravé, [21] ff. n. ch. de tableaux). VI. Atlas perpétuel (11 pp., avec des figures dans le texte), avec comme exemples Atlas perpétuel de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (titre de relais gravé par Dubuisson, une carte à double page en noir), et Atlas perpétuel de la terre et seigneurie de la Mabilière (titre de relais gravé par Dubuisson, une carte à double page en noir). VII. Du Livre des saisines (14 pp.), avec comme exemples Livre des saisines de la terre et seigneurie du Moncel (pp. 7-14), et Livre des saisines de la terre et seigneurie de la Mabilière (titre gravé et 3 pp.). VIII. Indication perpétuelle (12 pp., [2] ff. n. ch.), avec comme exemples Moncel (sans titre, 4 pp.), et Indication perpétuelle de la terre et seigneurie de la Mabilière (titre de relais gravé, [2] ff.). IX. Terrier perpétuel ([22] pp. mal c [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A General Atlas describing the whole Universe being a complete and new collection of the most approved maps extant the Whole being an Improvement on the Maps of DAnville and Robert bound with DAnville A Complete Body of Ancient Geography 

      Large Folio (550 x 400 mm); General Atlas: letterpress title-page calling for thirty-five map sheets printed from sixty-two plates, comprising twenty-three maps: twelve of two map-sheets (each sheet formed of two plates), one of three plates joined, one of two plates joined and nine double-page, in original outline colour. Ancient Geography: title-page, thirteen maps, twelve double-page, in original outline colour. Some creasing to the large folding maps from careless folding (as usual) and dust-marking to a very few of the maps. Recent half calf with marbled paper-covered boards, six raised bands and red morocco label with gilt lettering to spine. London : Robert Sayer,   

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        The series of four separately issued coloured aquatint views of the Pacific: View of Owhyhee, one of the Sandwich Islands; View of Morea, or Eimo, one of the Society Islands; View of Huaheine, one of the Society Islands, showing the Resolution and Discovery at anchor in the magnificent harbour of O Wharre; View of Charlotte Sound in New Zealand [sic; actually Matavai Bay, Tahiti].

      London: 1787-8. The complete set of four aquatints, each 440 x 600 mm., handcoloured; a fine set; complete with full captions (often lacking), mounted and framed. A full set of the four beautiful handcoloured aquatints, prepared from watercolours by John Cleveley after original drawings made by his brother James in the South Seas. Perhaps the most magnificent Pacific marine prints ever issued, they have been described as 'the kind of prints that anyone who travelled with Cook, whether officer, midshipman or able seaman, might want to possess to remind him and his family of the days when he travelled with Cook' (Joppien & Smith, III, p.221). Each of the four images shows Resolution and Discovery at anchor in the Society and Sandwich islands. The settings are ideals of Pacific beauty, and particularly of the moments of contact between the European crews and the islanders; whether it is a peaceful transaction being carried out alongside a beached cutter, or the colour and violence of Cleveley's version of Cook's death in Kealakekua Bay.They are based on designs by James Cleveley, who was ship's carpenter on the expedition; although not formally trained, he appears to have been a proficient artist. After the voyage returned to England in October 1780 his brother John, a professional draughtsman, took the sketches made on the voyage ("drawn on the spot", according to the original prospectus issued for the prints), and worked them up into finished watercolours. John Cleveley was a maritime painter who followed in the tradition established by his father. He was known for his watercolours and his skill as a draughtsman, and it was this renown that led to his being appointed draughtsman to Sir Joseph Banks' voyage to Iceland in 1772 (after Banks' famous withdrawal from Cook's second voyage).These aquatints were prepared in 1787-8. In the process of preparing them for European eyes, the landscape has been tamed and the islanders portrayed in a manner both dignified and classical. The finished works portray the Pacific islands and their inhabitants in a picturesque and idealised manner, which perhaps has more to do with conforming to European notions of a Pacific Arcadia than specific representations of the islands as they were.Rare in any state, this excellent set retains the original captions, which are often lacking. Some very light foxing; well framed.

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        Samtlige Skrivter.

      1787 1787 - 2 bd. Kbhvn.: Stein 1787. Med kobberstukket portræt, 2 allegoriske titelvignetter samt vignetter i teksten, alle stukket af Georg Chr. Schule efter Erik Paulsens tegninger. [24] + [24, subskribenter] + 318; [4] + 344 s. Let bruneret eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med gulddekoration på ryggen og titellabel i anden farve skind. * Den første samlede udg. af Wessels skrifter. Udgivet på foranledning af Jens Baggesen, C. Pram og P.J. Monrad. Bibl. Danica IV, 169.

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        Encyclopédie méthodique, nuova edizione arricchita, Padova, 1787

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        Veduta delle Logge del Borgo di Pisa venendo dalla Porta Lucchese

      1787-1793, Pisa 1787 - Animata veduta delle logge di Pisa dalla parte di Porta Lucchese. In controluce si nota grande e decorativa filigrana "Pescia al Paradiso" ad indicare la provenienza della carta utilizzata per la stampa. Rif: "Pisa e il suo territorio: tra cartografia e vedutismo dal XV° secolo al XIX° secolo" Raccolta di Valentino Cai vol I° pag. 95 N° 118 mm 255x412

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        Voyage au Cap de Bonne Esperance

      et autour du Monde avec le Capitaine Cook, et principalement dans le Pays des Hottentots et des Caffres.Second French edition. 3 vols. Large folding map & 16 plates (6 folding). 8vo. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt, slightly rubbed, occassional waterstains not affecting text, with black cloth slipcase. xxxii, 388; 366; 363pp Paris, Buisson,

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        BELIZE: MAP OF A PART OF YUCATAN, PART OF THE EASTERN SHORE WITHIN THE BAY OF HONDURAS ALLOTTED TO GT. BRITAIN FOR THE CUTTING OF LOGWOOD IN CONSEQUENCE OF THE CONVENTION SIGNED 14 JULY 1786. BY A BAY-MAN.

      Copper engraving with original wash colour (Very Good, some minor professional restoration to centrefold), 55 x 80 cm (21.5 x 31.5 inches). - London, 1787. This very rare, separately published map is the cartographic ‘Birth Certificate’ of what is today Belize, being the first printed map to depict the region in the wake of the ‘Logwood Treaty’ (1786), the agreement which legally conferred British control over the region for the first time. The map is also the first broadly accurate map of modern Northern Belize, said to have been drafted by a "Bay-Man", or resident of the region, most likely a colonist with official responsibilities for land management. The map was printed by William Faden, then the World’s leading commercial map publisher, and Geographer to King George III. The map seeks to establish the limits of the newly-confirmed colony, as well as to underpin the legitimacy of the British settlement in the region, based on the historical precedents of occupation and activity. The map covers what is approximately the northern half of modern Belize (from Dangriga northwards), which was then the focus of British interest in the region. While far from being scientifically precise, the map is nevertheless broadly accurate, with major features placed roughly in the correct place and interrelation, rendering the map of considerable practical use. The map shows the region to sparsely populated with British settlements concentrated on the New River, in the north, featuring several named properties. Traditionally, British interests had operated in the region on an informal basis, primarily for the purpose of harvesting valuable Logwood and Mahogany stands, and innumerable locations of which are noted on the map, along with notes as to their qualities. In this sense, the work is a highly detailed natural resource map. Spain, the regional hegemon, had long actively contested the British presence in the Bay of Honduras. It was only in the period immediately before the present map was issued that British rights in the region were conferred international legitimacy, as agreed by Spain. As shown on map, the areas bathed in a pink wash, running between the Río Hondo, in the north, and the Black Creek and Belize River, in the south, were recognized as being open to British activities by the Treaty of Paris (1783). The tract to the south, located between the Belize River and the Sibun River, bathed in a yellow wash, was opened to British development by the Convention of London, popularly known as the ‘Logwood Treaty’ of 1786. The small areas coloured in orange indicate locations of British settlement prior to the aforementioned treaties. The two treaty tracts, as indicated on the map, formed the basis of what was officially known as the colony of ‘His Majesty’s Settlement in the Bay of Honduras’, later British Honduras, and modern Belize. The present work was considered, by both the Crown and commercial concerns, to be the authoritative map defining the parameters of the new colony and, in this sense, it serves as the cartographic ‘Birth Certificate’ of what would become Belize. Accordingly, it legitimizes the British presence in the region, establishing the basis for the permanent settlement and the future expansion of the colony. In the words of the historian, Odile Hoffman, the present work is a "Mapped History" of the British presence in the Bay of Honduras, stubbornly carved out of the Hispano-American world. The map features innumerable British place names, named properties, as well as locations of British logging sites, which are pointedly asserted as being well-established, with notes reading "[home to] English Logwood Cutters [for] 30 years", while some logging areas are noted as having already been "cut out". Expressive toponymy, such as ‘Rogues Point’, future site of Belize City, and ‘Rebellions Creek’ appear along with names intimately connected to the natural environment, such as ‘Mangrove River’. The ‘References’, in the right, below the title, employ letters to identify the locations events relating to the Baymen’s efforts to defend their territory against Spanis

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        Bibliotheca Maphaei Pinellii Veneti Magno Jam Studio Collecta, a Jacopo Morellio Bibliothecæ Venetæ D. Marci Custode Descripta et Annotationibus Illustrata

      Venice: Carlo Palese, sold by Lorenzo Baseggio, 1787. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pinelli by F. Bartolozzi in vol. 1, large fold-out engraved plate of the Pinelli papyrus in vol. 3, five engraved plates of Egyptian and classical sculpture in vol. 5. 6 vols. 8vo. Contemporary quarter vellum, paint-speckled "tutti frutti" boards. Fine. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pinelli by F. Bartolozzi in vol. 1, large fold-out engraved plate of the Pinelli papyrus in vol. 3, five engraved plates of Egyptian and classical sculpture in vol. 5. 6 vols. 8vo. Pinelli Library Catalogue with Prices Realized. A beautiful, large-margined copy of the catalogue of the great Pinelli library in Venice, written by Abbé Morelli, of the Biblioteca Marciana, for the purposes of dispersal. The library was assembled over the course of 200 years by the Morelli family, whose members were Stampatori Ducali, or offical printers to the Roman Senate. The last in the line, Maffeo Pinelli, died in 1785. The Pinelli library, which contained more than 12,000 items, including early printing, Greek and Latin manuscripts of the 11-16th centuries, and ancient Egyptian papyri, was bought en bloc by London bookseller James Edwards and his associates, Robson and Clarke, and brought to auction in two London sales in 1789-90. A separate auction catalogued was prepared under the title Bibliotheca Pinelliana: A Catalogue of the Magnificent and Celebrated Library of Maffei Pinelli, Late of Venice (London, 1789). Highlights of the sale included the second volume of the 36-line Gutenburg Bible (item 125 here), bought by Sir George Shuckburgh for 14 guineas, and the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible, sold for 30 pounds (item 126). (The library is not to be confused with the collection assembled by Gian Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601) and later incorporated into the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.) This copy in a colorful "tutti frutti" Italian binding of paint-speckled boards, taller than the Breslauer copy and comparable to the Lisburne-Abbey copy (sold Christie's 2015), and with the prices realized of the London sales supplied in a contemporary hand in the margins - certainly a laborious task, as the library catalogue and sale catalogue to not exactly correspond. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 97-98. Provenance: Marlborough Rare Books (with Edith Spencer collation note); Pierre Beres (his sale, 8 July 2005, lot B-1148)

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        Tagebuch einer Reise durch die Schweitz, von der Verfasserin von Rosaliens Briefen.

      Richter,, Altenburg. 1787 - Mit Tit.-Vign. 435 S., 1 S., 14 Bll. Vlg.-Anz. Erstausgabe der seltenen Reisebeschreibung. - W. G.? 944, 16; Schindel II, 206. Slg. Borst 552; Griep/Pelz 344; vgl. Goed. IV/1, 593, 25. - "Meinen geliebten Töchtern Maximiliana Brentano und Louise Möhn gewidmet". Sophie La Roche unternahm diese Reise mit ihrem Sohn Franz Wilhelm. Sie beschreibt u.a. ihre Begegnungen mit Madame Necker und Lavater. Ihre Schilderungen der besuchten Städte sind sehr anschaulich und lebhaft geschildert. - Mit dem Exlibris des bekannten elsässichen Künstlers Jeans-Jacques Waltz alias Hansi für seinen Vater André Waltz. - Text teils etwas stockfl. Pp. der Zeit mit Rck.-Sch., berieben u. bestoßen. Exlibris. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Altkolorierte doppelblattgroße Kupferstichkarte: Ost Preussen, Blatt II ( = No. 74 mit Samland, Königsberg, Pillau, dem südlichen Teil der Kurischen Nehrung, dem Frischen Haff, Elbing, Danzig )...

      (... aus Allgemeiner Grosser Atlass herausgegeben von F. A. Schraembl bei Philipp Joseph Schalbacher inWien, 1787-1788 ). Bildmaß der Karte ca. 45 x 55 cm, Blattmaß ca. 52 x 63 cm ( möglicherweise größer ), unter Glas und Passepartout gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß ca. 68 x 89 cm ungeöffnet ). Die schöne und detailreiche Karte mit Mittelfalz, die Karte ist etwas gebräunt, gering fleckig, ein kleiner Braunfleck im rechten weißen Außenrand ). ( Bitte beachten: Wenn der Rahmen gewünscht bitte, dann bitte ich um Selbstabholung nach Absprache ansonsten kann ein Versand wegen Bruchgefahr und Größe nur ausgerahmt erfolgen ). ( Lagerort KG )

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        Altkolorierte doppelblattgroße Kupferstichkarte: Ost Preussen, Blatt II ( = No. 74 mit Samland, Königsberg, Pillau, dem südlichen Teil der Kurischen Nehrung, dem Frischen Haff, Elbing, Danzig ).

      Philipp Joseph Schalbacher, Wien - (. aus Allgemeiner Grosser Atlass herausgegeben von F. A. Schraembl bei Philipp Joseph Schalbacher inWien, 1787-1788 ). Bildmaß der Karte ca. 45 x 55 cm, Blattmaß ca. 52 x 63 cm ( möglicherweise größer ), unter Glas und Passepartout gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß ca. 68 x 89 cm – ungeöffnet ). Die schöne und detailreiche Karte mit Mittelfalz, die Karte ist etwas gebräunt, gering fleckig, ein kleiner Braunfleck im rechten weißen Außenrand ). ( Bitte beachten: Wenn der Rahmen gewünscht bitte, dann bitte ich um Selbstabholung nach Absprache – ansonsten kann ein Versand wegen Bruchgefahr und Größe nur ausgerahmt erfolgen ). ( Lagerort KG )

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        L'AFFAIRE DU COLLIER 21 MEMOIRES 1787 RARE

      - L'AFFAIRE DU COLLIER 21 MEMOIRES 1787 RARE

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        Kurzer Entwurf von der Lehre der Elektricität. Verfaßt zum Gebrauche seiner Zuhörer.

      Hochfürst. akad. Waisenhausbhdl., Salzburg 1787 - Salzburg, Hochfürst. akad. Waisenhausbhdl. 1787. Titelbl. mit Titelkupfer, (8), 196 S., 1 Bl., 8 gefalt. Kupfertafeln mit über 40 Figuren, schlichter, unbedruckter Pappbd. der Zeit (dieser stw. verblaßt, mit Wurmlöchern u. Läsuren). Die Kupfertafeln am äußeren Rand, soweit sie überstehen, angerändert, wovon die Kupfer nicht betroffen sind. Insgesamt gutes, frisches u. fleckenfreies Exemplar. Selten. EA. * Beck (1732 - 1792) war Benediktiner und lehrte Philosophie, Mathematik u. Physik. Unter seiner Aufsicht wurde 1778 der erste Blitzableiter Salzburgs auf dem Schloss Mirabell errichtet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de France, Représentée par Figures, accompagnées de Discours. (Les premières epreuves au "bistre sanguin anglais").

      chez M. David, 1787. La Bibliothèque nationale de France conosce la presente tiratura di pochi esemplari che indica come prova di stampa in color "bistro sanguigna inglese" (Les premières epreuves au "bistre sanguin anglais"). Esemplare completo delle 140 incisioni fuori testo annunciate al fondo di ogni volume così suddivise: 30, 30, 30, 25, 25. Frontespizio a stampa preceduto da occhietto e frontespizio inciso anch'esso in sanguigna. Date discordanti tra primo e secondo frontespizio nei volumi 1 (1788/87), 2 (1790/87) e 4 (91/87). Terzo volume datato 1791 (su carta più raffinata, con titolo al frontespizio più dettagliato) e quinto 1796. Si riscontrano, nella tiratura comune, aggiunte alla lastra dei frontespizi. Illustrazioni disegnate da le Jeune ed incisi da David; scene entro cornici titolate al margine inferiore. Testi di Guyot e Marechal. Edizione originale. Qualche lieve gora e piccole imperfezioni ma rarissimo esemplare di grande fascino, totalmente coevo. Bella legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa, titoli e ricchi fregi in oro al dorso, piatti in carta rossa, verosimilmente per accentuarne la tiratura, pp. 184, 30 Tav. - 199, 1, 30 Tav. - 200, 30 Tav. - 192, 25 Tav. - 206, 25 Tav., in 4°

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        Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Esperance,

      1787 - et autour du Monde avec le Capitaine Cook, et principalement dans le Pays des Hottentots et des Caffres.Second French edition. 3 vols. Large folding map & 16 plates (6 folding). 8vo. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt, slightly rubbed, occassional waterstains not affecting text, with black cloth slipcase. xxxii, 388; 366; 363pp Paris, Buisson, Possibly a pirated edition of the first French edition, lacking the acute accent on the second ?e? of Esperance, and lacking the errata lists. An attractive copy of the French octavo edition of Sparrman's reknowned narrative, published simultaneously with the two volume quarto edition, and with the same plates. According to Theal, Sparrman's account is the ?most trustworthy account of the Cape Colony and the various races of people residing in it? Du Rietz, 1224; Mendelssohn IV, p361; Theal, p279; Beddie, 1280. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheca Maphaei Pinellii Veneti Magno Jam Studio Collecta, a Jacopo Morellio Bibliothecæ Venetæ D. Marci Custode Descripta et Annotationibus Illustrata

      Venice: Carlo Palese, sold by Lorenzo Baseggio, 1787. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pinelli by F. Bartolozzi in vol. 1, large fold-out engraved plate of the Pinelli papyrus in vol. 3, five engraved plates of Egyptian and classical sculpture in vol. 5. 6 vols. 8vo. Contemporary quarter vellum, paint-speckled "tutti frutti" boards. Fine. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pinelli by F. Bartolozzi in vol. 1, large fold-out engraved plate of the Pinelli papyrus in vol. 3, five engraved plates of Egyptian and classical sculpture in vol. 5. 6 vols. 8vo. Pinelli Library Catalogue with Prices Realized. A beautiful, large-margined copy of the catalogue of the great Pinelli library in Venice, written by Abbé Morelli, of the Biblioteca Marciana, for the purposes of dispersal. The library was assembled over the course of 200 years by the Morelli family, whose members were Stampatori Ducali, or offical printers to the Roman Senate. The last in the line, Maffeo Pinelli, died in 1785. The Pinelli library, which contained more than 12,000 items, including early printing, Greek and Latin manuscripts of the 11-16th centuries, and ancient Egyptian papyri, was bought en bloc by London bookseller James Edwards and his associates, Robson and Clarke, and brought to auction in two London sales in 1789-90. A separate auction catalogued was prepared under the title Bibliotheca Pinelliana: A Catalogue of the Magnificent and Celebrated Library of Maffei Pinelli, Late of Venice (London, 1789). Highlights of the sale included the second volume of the 36-line Gutenburg Bible (item 125 here), bought by Sir George Shuckburgh for 14 guineas, and the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible, sold for 30 pounds (item 126). (The library is not to be confused with the collection assembled by Gian Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601) and later incorporated into the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.)This copy in a colorful "tutti frutti" Italian binding of paint-speckled boards, taller than the Breslauer copy and comparable to the Lisburne-Abbey copy (sold Christie's 2015), and with the prices realized of the London sales supplied in a contemporary hand in the margins - certainly a laborious task, as the library catalogue and sale catalogue to not exactly correspond. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 97-98. Provenance: Marlborough Rare Books (with Edith Spencer collation note); Pierre Beres (his sale, 8 July 2005, lot B-1148)

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        Coleccion de noticias de muchas de las indulgencias plenarias y perpetuas que pueden ganar todos los fieles de Christo, que con la debida disposicion, visitaren en sus respectivos dias.

      Mexico: Por Don Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1787. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.5"). [10] ff., 152 pp. First edition of this Mexican calendar of indulgences. The section titles are as follows: "Primera parte, en que se notician las indulgencias plenarias que se ganan en los dias fixos . . ." and "Segunda parte, en que se da noticia de las indulgencias plenarias . . . en las festas movibles y dias que no están fixos. . . .         Medina, Mexico, 7695; Palau 20393. Contemporary vellum over paste boards; vellum rodent gnawed with loss at fore- and bottom edges exposing underlying boards, vellum consequently a bit loose. Vellum also missing from lower two inches of spine; rear free endpaper and final blank also dined upon. Minor worming to upper inner margins, not touching text. A clean, good copy, and despite attacks on binding — solid.

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        The History of New Holland, from its First Discovery in 1616, to the Present Time. With a particular account of its produce and inhabitants; and a description of Botany Bay: also, a list of the Naval, Marine, Military and Civil Establishment.

      John Stockdale, London 1787 - Octavo, with two folding maps handcoloured in outline; a most attractive copy in contemporary tree calf, the ornately gilt spine skilfully renewed. First edition of the essential precursor book for the First Fleet, the widely read description of Australia published to coincide with the departure of the Fleet for New South Wales, including a description of the planned penal colony and a description of the command of the settlement.Planning for the First Fleet proceeded rapidly following Lord Sydney's speech to the Lord Commissioners of the Treasury in August 1786. Not surprisingly, public interest in the radical scheme was considerable and the enterprising publisher John Stockdale rushed this book through the press to appease popular demand. The fine handcoloured maps detail the continent, Botany Bay and, most interestingly, the 'Passage from England to Botany Bay in New Holland 1787', showing the route that the Fleet must take.In keeping with the public contention surrounding the issue of transportation to New South Wales, this book includes an extract on banishment derived from William Eden's Principles of Penal Law. The inclusion of this extract has led to the traditional misattribution to Eden of the whole book, whose compiler in fact remains unknown to this day. The History of New Holland comprises a readable summary of information about Australia, including the early discovery of the Western Australian coast and the later explorations of Captain Cook on the eastern seaboard. As a description of Australia, it is essentially a synthesis for those unwilling to navigate the voluminous works of earlier mariners. It draws considerably on the work of William Dampier -- although the unknown compiler comments upon the 'roughness of his style'. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Veduta della Piazza di S. Caterina di Pisa

      1787-1793, Pisa 1787 - Animata veduta della piazza antistante la Chiesa di S. Caterina. Alle spalle della chiesa si nota il Seminario Nuovo ed il Convitto Ecclesiastico, mentre sulla destra si nota la Confraternita del Crocione Soppressa. In controluce si nota grande e decorativa filigrana "Pescia al Paradiso" ad indicare la provenienza della carta utilizzata per la stampa. Buona conservazione, alcune macchie marginali che non recano alcun fastidio. Rif.: "Pisa e il suo territorio: tra cartografia e vedutismo dal XV° secolo al XIX° secolo" Raccolta di Valentino Cai vol I° pag. 92 N° 111 mm 242x400

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        Her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire, and the Rt Honble Lady Georgiana Cavendish - hand colored mezzotint

      G. Keating, 1787 610 x 555 mm, Framed under glass with passepartout. Frame 610 x 555 mm. View 415 x 350 mm., Frame and print in excellent condition. Portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 329). Lettered below image with title, coat of arms, and: "Painted by Sir Jos: Reynolds/ G. Keating excudit / Engraved by Geo: Keating./ London, Publishd May 19 1787, by G. Keating No,, 4 Air Street, Piccadilly and also may be had of Mr: Austin Drawing Master No 107 Piccadilly." (Quelle: The British Museum - Collection Prints & Drawings - Registration number: 1902,1011.2945)

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        Antique Master Print-ROBINETTA-YOUNG GIRL-PORTRAIT-BIRD-J. Jones-Reynolds-1787

      - Plate : 'Robinetta'. This plate shows a young girl, depicted three-quarter-length, seated in a landscape. On her right shoulder is a bird. The original painting 'Robinetta' by Sir Joshua Reynolds (c.1786), which this print is taken from, is in the Tate Collection. Stipple engraving / mezzotint engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: This original antique print was published in England, dated 1787.Artists and Engravers: This plate engraved by John Paul Jones after Joshua Reynolds. John Paul Jones (c. 1745-1797) was a British engraver. He was appointed engraver extraordinary to the Prince of Wales, and was also the principal engraver to the Duke of York. He produced a large number of portraits, mainly after Reynolds, Romney and other contemporary painters. He was both a mezzotint and stipple engraver. Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) was an influential English painter of the 18th century. He specialised in portrait painting and the 'Grand Style' of painting, which emphasises on idealisation of the imperfect. Condition: Good. General age-related toning and light staining/soiling from handling as visible on image. Edges browned. A few very small tears in the margins, not affecting image. Top right and bottom left corner minimal paper loss. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-B6-19 The overall size is ca. 10.6 x 14.8 inch. The image size is ca. 9.3 x 11 inch. The overall size is ca. 27 x 37.5 cm. The image size is ca. 23.5 x 28 cm.

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        Her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire, and the Rt Honble Lady Georgiana Cavendish - hand colored mezzotint

      G. Keating, 1787 - Portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 329). Lettered below image with title, coat of arms, and: "Painted by Sir Jos: Reynolds/ G. Keating excudit / Engraved by Geo: Keating./ London, Publish`d May 19; 1787, by G. Keating No, 4 Air Street, Piccadilly; and also may be had of Mr: Austin Drawing Master No 107 Piccadilly." (Quelle: The British Museum - Collection Prints & Drawings - Registration number: 1902,1011.2945) 610 x 555 mm, Framed under glass with passepartout. Frame 610 x 555 mm. View 415 x 350 mm., Frame and print in excellent condition. 3000 gr

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        Antique Print-THE SOLILOQUY-LOVE-LADY-TREE-PAPER-William Ward-1787

      - Antique print, titled: 'The Soliloquy'. It shows: ('Tho' love my gentle Bosom fires / my reason I'll maintain / and not indulge unchaste desires, / for fear of future pain') A woman seated against a tree, contemplating love, with sheets of paper in her hand. Nice work of one of the best English engravers. Delicate and rare. Important Note: This print is sold with matting, which adds substantially to shipping cost. We can ship without matting. Inquire about reduced pricing. Stipple engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: Published by W. Dickinson in London, 1787. Separately published master print. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by William Ward after his own design. William Ward (1762-1826) was an English engraver of mezzoting and stipple engravings, the son of James and Rachael Ward, and the elder brother of James Ward. The partnership of William and James ward produced the best that English art and engraving had to offer. William was married to Maria Morland (sister of engraver George Morland). Condition: Good, given age. Margins quite foxed, minimal foxing in the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted. Not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO-81-02 The overall size is ca. 17.1 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 9.3 x 13.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 43.5 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 23.5 x 34 cm.

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        Bibliotheca Maphaei Pinellii Veneti magno jam studio collecta, a Jacopo Morellio. descripta et annotationibus illustrata. Tomus primus [-sextus]

      Venezia, Carlo Palese for Lorenzo Baseggio 1787 - 6 volumes, 8vo (230x156 mm). Maffeo Pinelli's portrait as a frontispiece (engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi), LIV, 377, (3 blank) pp.; V, 468 pp.; IV, 367, (1 blank) pp. and 1 folding plate (specimen of the Pinelli's papyrus); LVI, 471, (1 blank) pp.; VIII (the first is a blank), 360 pp. with V engraved plates; XVI, 365, (3 blank) pp. The last three volumes are in Italian: La libreria già raccolta con grande studio dal signor Maffeo Pinelli veneziano, descritta e con annotazioni illustrata da don Jacopo Morelli. Contemporary marbled cardboards with lettering-piece on spines. A beautiful uncut copy. FIRST EDITION, privately printed and edited by Jacopo Morelli, the librarian of the Marciana Library, of the catalogue of the celebrated Maffeo Pinelli's book collection, one of the most significant in Europe. The catalogue was published with the purpose of selling the library, which was actually purchased soon after, for £6000, from Maffeo's heirs by the British bookseller James Edwards together with his partners Robson and Clarke to be sold at auction in London. The sale took place in two sessions in 1789 and 1790. Pinelli's is one of the most important Italian private library catalogues ever published. Vols. 1-3 contains classical and oriental books (7953 titles); vols. 3-4 Italian literature, manuscripts, incunables, French, English and Spanish books, books on vellum, medals, etc. (overall 4610 items). The final volume provides the essential indexes. Maffeo Pinelli was born into a wealthy family, whose members for almost two centuries were the official Ducal printers to the Republic of Venice. Beside the family business, Maffeo assembled in his life a valuable collection of coins, medals, books, prints, statues and paintings that were put up for sale after his death in 1585. In the same year, his fellow student and friend Jacopo Morelli compiled the catalogue of the paintings (Catalogo di quadri raccolti dal fu Signor Maffeo Pinelli ed ora posti in vendita, Venezia 1785) and, upon request of Maffeo's stepfather, Daniele Zanchi, the catalogue of the library (cf. L. Borean e S. Mason, Il collezionismo d'arte a Venezia. Il Settecento, a Venice, 2009, p. 289). "Ce catalogue est un des meilleurs qui existent, tant par la valeur et le nombre des ouvrages curieux qui le composent, que par la manière dont il est redigé, et par les notes savants dont l'a enrichi le célèbre M. Morelli. Maphée Pinelli, directeur de l'imprimerie ducale à Venise, avoit l'une des plus belles bibliothèques de l'Europe" (Peignot, p. 118). Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\TO0E\006958; Cicogna, 4380; De Ricci, p. 89. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alberto Govi di F. Govi Sas]
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        Geschichte der Ynkas, Könige von Peru. Von der Entstehung dieses Reiches bis zu der Regierung seines lezten Königes Atahualpa. Aus den Nachrichten des Ynka Garcilasso de la Vega verfasset von G. C. Böttger. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      - Nordhausen, Groß, 1787-88. 8vo. 20 Bl., 336 S.; 4 Bl., 400 S. Halbleder d. frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Garcilaso de la Vega, genannt "El Inca" (Cusco 1539 - 1616 Córdoba) war Sohn des spanischen Conquistadors Sebastián Garcilaso de la Vega und einer Inkaprinzessin. Sein berühmtes Werk über die Geschichte des Inkareichs auf der Grundlage von Erzählungen seiner indianischen Verwandten war zuerst 1609-17 erschienen. - Stockfleckig, Titel beidseitig gestempelt. - Sabin 98747. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        An Account of all the Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the different Counties of England and Wales, held by Lease from the Crown. As contained in the Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire, into the State and Condition of the Royal Forests, Woods, and Land Revenues; With the Names of the Lessees, Dates and Terms of their Leases, Real Value, Fines, &c. To which is added, an Appendix, never before printed.

      - London, printed by Stafford and Davenport, for S. Hooper; and Messrs. Robinsons, 1787. Oblong large folio. Contemporary dull tree calf, spine ornamented in gilt and with gilt stamped lettering-piece CROWN ESTATE, boards with gilt-ruled fillets, marbled endpapers, expertly re-backed with original backstrip; pp. [iv], 76, [14]; apart from very light spotting, a very clean and attractive copy; contemporary engraved armorial bookplate, ownership inscription, dated 1797, on verso of front fly-leaf. This is a directory of the Crown Estate, with tennants' names, descriptions of the properties and rent increases, with Middlesex (Greater London) taking up - naturally - the largest section, from page 21 to 58. Particularly fascinating are the descriptions of properties in Central London. Sotherans' location is described as follows: 'Jane Visc. Dowager Gallway had a fifteen and a half year lease of properties with a 'yearly value per latest survey of £90'. They are 'five messuages on the West Side of Swallow Street, and Two Messuages on the North Side of Piccadilly' (p. 50). - Very rare. Provenance: Viscount Strathallan, Stobhall, Perthshire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Critik der reinen Vernunft. Dritte (3.) verbesserte Auflage.

      8vo (. XLIV S., 884 S. Pp. d. Zt. m. RSchild. Rotschnitt. Warda 61. - Ausgabe zu Lebzeiten Kants. Folgt der maßgeblichen zweiten Ausgabe von 1787 mit dem ausführlichen Vorwort. Hier der erste Druck dieser Auflage mit dem Titelblatt "verbesserte Auflage" wie in der 2. Ausgabe, das dann in "unveränderte Aufalge" geändert wurde. - Einband berieben u. bestoßen, kl. Eckfehlstelle am RSchild. Vorsätze u. Titelbl. etw. stockfleckig, sonst sauber u. wohlerhalten.

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        The History of New Holland, from its First Discovery in 1616, to the Present Time. With a particular account of its produce and inhabitants; and a description of Botany Bay: also, a list of the Naval, Marine, Military and Civil Establishment...

      London: John Stockdale, 1787. Octavo, with two folding maps handcoloured in outline; a most attractive copy in contemporary tree calf, the ornately gilt spine skilfully renewed. First edition of the essential precursor book for the First Fleet, the widely read description of Australia published to coincide with the departure of the Fleet for New South Wales, including a description of the planned penal colony and a description of the command of the settlement.Planning for the First Fleet proceeded rapidly following Lord Sydney's speech to the Lord Commissioners of the Treasury in August 1786. Not surprisingly, public interest in the radical scheme was considerable and the enterprising publisher John Stockdale rushed this book through the press to appease popular demand. The fine handcoloured maps detail the continent, Botany Bay and, most interestingly, the 'Passage from England to Botany Bay in New Holland 1787', showing the route that the Fleet must take.In keeping with the public contention surrounding the issue of transportation to New South Wales, this book includes an extract on banishment derived from William Eden's Principles of Penal Law. The inclusion of this extract has led to the traditional misattribution to Eden of the whole book, whose compiler in fact remains unknown to this day. The History of New Holland comprises a readable summary of information about Australia, including the early discovery of the Western Australian coast and the later explorations of Captain Cook on the eastern seaboard. As a description of Australia, it is essentially a synthesis for those unwilling to navigate the voluminous works of earlier mariners. It draws considerably on the work of William Dampier -- although the unknown compiler comments upon the 'roughness of his style'. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). In fine condition.

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        Antique Print-TRAVELLER-DONKEY-MERCHANDISE-Swanevelt-Woollett-Pouncy-1787

      - Original antique print, titled: 'Morning'. It shows: a group of four travelling the countryside. One of the women is seated on a donkey. The others are all carrying wares. They are walking beside a stream and have just passed a bridge leading to some houses. Original etching/engraving on a vellin paper type. Engraved by Wm. Woollett and B.T.Pouncy after Swanniveldt. William Woollett (1735-1785) was an English engraver, born in a family originating in the Netherlands. His works combine etching, drypoint and engraving, and his works rank among the greatest English engraving. Benjamin Thomas Pouncy (?-1799) was an English draughtsman and engraver. He was trained by William Woollett, and is said to have been his brother-in-law. Later in life he produced some excellent engravings after contemporary masters. Herman van Swanevelt (1603-1655) was a Dutch Baroque painter and etcher. His first works date around 1623, and were produced in Paris. He moved to Rome in 1629, where he joined the Italianate Landscape movement. He is seen as one of the first painters to not include biblical and mytholgocal subjects in his paintings. Condition: Very good, given age. Top edge of the sheet a little browned, dampstain in the top right corner. Some small blemishes in middle of the image: small ink stains as a result of the printing process.General age-related light toning and/or staining from handling. Please study scan carefully The overall size is ca. 23.2 x 18.1 inch. The image size is ca. 22 x 17.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 59 x 46 cm. The image size is ca. 56 x 44 cm.

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