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        Essai d'un art de fusion a l'aide de l'air du feu, ou air vital par Mr. Ehrmann (...). Traduit de l'allemand par M. de Fontallard & revu par l'auteur. Suivi des Memoires de Mr. Lavoisier, sur le meme sujet.

      Strasbourg, Treuttel et Paris, Cuchet, 1787.. In-8, demi-basane de l'epoque, dos lisse orne de compartiments garnis d'un fleuron central, filets et roulettes dores, tranches oranges (piece de titre renouvelee), xxxii, 366 p., 3 planches depliantes in fine. Premiere edition francaise de l'essai de Ehrmann, traduit par Jean-Francois de Fontallard, suivi trois memoires de Lavoisier: 1° De l'action du feu anime par l'air vital sur les substances minerales les plus refractaires (p. 237-317). 2° Sur l'effet que produit sur les pierres precieuses un degre de feu tres violent (p. 318-334). 3° Sur un moyen d'augmenter considerablement l'action du feu et de la chaleur dans les operations chimiques (pp. 335-349). Ainsi que d'un memoire de Meusnier de la Place, qui collabora avec Lavoisier a ses etudes sur la decomposition de l'eau et la fabrication de l'hydrogene : 'Description d'un appareil propre a manoeuvrer differentes especes d'air', illustre d'une planche representant pour le soufflet hydrostatique de Lavoisier' (oxygen blow-pipe). "French translation by De Fontallard of Ehrmann's Versuch einer Schmelzkunst (...). Three related memoirs by Lavoisier and one by Meusnier are added. The book contains an early description of an oxygen blast lamp and Ehrmann's and Lavoisier's extensive experiments on the effects of high temperatures on a variety of substances" (Cole, n°399). (Duveen & Klickstein, n°241). Quelques petites piqures. Bon exemplaire, relie a l'epoque..

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        Histoire de la Societe Royale de Medecine. Annees 1782 et 1783. Avec les Memoires de Medecine et de Physique medicale, pour les memes annees, tires des Registres de cette Societe.

      Paris, Theophile Barrois, 1787.. In-4, plein veau de l'epoque, dos a nerfs orne, tranches rouges (accrocs aux coiffes, importantes epidermures), (4), xij, 300-582 p., planches dont depliantes. Edition originale qui contient aux pages 569 a 582: "Memoire sur les alterations qui arrivent a l'air dans plusieurs circonstances ou se trouvent les hommes reunis en Societe. Par M. de Lavoisier. Lu le 15 fevrier 1785". Le texte de ce memoire subira quelques changements dans ses reeditions posterieures, jusque dans l'edition des OEuvres. (Duveen & Klickstein, n°79)..

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        Zamor oder der Mann aus dem Monde kein bloßer Roman. 486 S. Halblederbd um 1900 mit Rücken-Blindprägung und Buntpapierbezügen.

      Berlin, Mylius, 1787.. . Seltene erste Ausgabe dieser phantastischen Satire über Aufklärung und Katholizismus, Illuminaten und Jesuiten, Philosophie und Aberglauben mit teils recht drastischen Ausfällen gegen "Erscheinungen" der Zeit und die Leute, "welche, im Vertrauen auf die wunderthätige Kraft des Glaubens und des Gebets, mit dem jener Zürcher Idiot einige hundertausend Köpfe bereits verrükt hat, sich einer müßiggangnähernden Beterei widmen und die Zeit, die ihnen zur Würksamkeit fürs Gute gegeben war, auf geistloses Lippengeplärr verwenden " (Vorwort). Nach Goedeke ist das Buch nur zur Hälfte von Bahrdt verfasst, der Fortsetzer ist nicht bekannt. - Titel mit hinterlegtem Eckabschnitt (ohne Textverlust) und angeschmutzt, sonst gutes, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. - Goed. IV 1, 827, 84. Jacob/Majewski 397.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        Lettres a une Princesse d'Allemagne sur differentes questiones de physique et de philosophie. Nouvelle edition. 3 Bände.

      Paris, Royez, 1787-89.. Kl. 8°. (2) XLIV, 318 S./ (4) 348 S./ (4) 400 (richtig 392) S. Mit 19 (15 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Dekorative Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung.. Vierte Ausgabe. - In den 234 Briefen an die Tochter des Markgrafen von Brandenburg-Schwedt und Nichte Friedrichs des Großen erörtert Euler (1707-1783) die erkenntnistheoretischen und philosophischen Fragen seiner Zeit und gibt eine für alle Gebildeten verfasste Darstellung der gesamten exakten Wissenschaften von der Physik bis zur Technik. Er greift darin die Monadenlehre von Leibniz an und versucht den Idealismus im Sinne G. Berkleys zu widerlegen. "Für die Philosophie beginnt mit diesen Briefen eine neue Epoche" (NDB IV, 689). - Stempel auf Titel. Einband etwas bestoßen. Zwei Bände mit etwas eingerissenen Kapitalen. Band 1 mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Überzug. Insgesamt dekoratives und nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar. - DSB 4, 471; Eneström 343(4), 344(4) und 417(4); vgl. PMM 196 Fourth edition. - Stamp to title. Contemporary calf with rich spine gilding. Two volumes with little damages to head of spine, else a very good and clean copy in nice binding

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Anfangsgründe der Wundarzneykunst.

      Wien, Johann Thomas Trattner, 1787-1804.. 7 Bände. 4°. Über 3330 S. Mit 44 gestochenen, gefalteten Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit 2 verschiedenfarbigen Rückenschildern und etwas Rückenvergoldung.. Hirsch-H. IV, 800. - Blake 381. - Vgl. Wellcome IV, 523 (für Ausgabe 1782-1804). - Wiener Ausgabe, die gleichzeitig mit der Originalausgabe in Göttingen erschien. Richter "trat der in Deutschland stellenweise eingrissenen Operationsmanie mit Entschiedenheit entgegen und führte die Chirurgie zur Einfachheit zurück" (Hirsch-H.). - Papier wie stets leicht gebräunt. Vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig. Mit zeitgenössischen handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken auf den Vorsätzen. Uniform gebundenes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Umsturz der christlichen Moral oder der Kloster-Fasching. Mit Kupfern. [Erstes] u. zweytes Heft.

      [Wien], 1787.. 2 Teile in einem Band. 106 SS. 100 (von 102) SS. Mit 50 durchgehend numerierten blattgroßen satirischen Kupferstichen. Schlichter schwarzer Pappband aus der Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts. 8vo.. Äußerst seltenes antiklerikales Josephinicum mit virtuosen satirischen Kupfern in kräftigen Abzügen, die laut einer handschriftlichen Notiz am Titel von Mansfeld stammen sollen. In der Vorrede wird zu den bissigen Blättern festgestellt: "Wer die innere Verfassung der Klöster kennt, und den Mönch unter Mönchen gesehen hat, wird finden, daß sie nach der Natur gezeichnet sind. Oder wenn sie hie und da an Karikatur gränzen, so sind sie nur insoweit Karikatur, als jede Kutte und jeder Mönch selbst Karikatur ist." Unser Exemplar enthält das im gleichen Jahr erschienene zweite Heft, das in den einschlägigen Bibliographien und der ÖNB fehlt. - Das letzte Blatt im zweiten Heft in Maschinschrift ergänzt und eingebunden. Sehr breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes Exemplar; Titel und die ersten Blätter stärker wasserrandig. - Slg. Mayer 2628 (nur erstes Heft).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Orpheus und Euridice eine Oper... [Subtitle]: Clavierauszug der Partitur... herausgegeben von C.F. Cramer

      Kiel bey dem Herausgeber und in Hamburg in Commission bey Herrn Hofmann 1787. Oblong folio. Early speckled tan paper boards. [i] (title), ii (blank), iii-iv (subscription list), v-x (foreword), xi-xviii (libretto), 112 pp. typeset music. With text in Danish and German. From the collection of the composer's grandson, the composer Karl Ernst Naumann (1832-1910), with his faint signature to title. Binding worn, rubbed and bumped; slightly lacking at spine. Some foxing and browning throughout. A very good copy overall.. First Edition. BUC p. 725. RISM N189. A Singspiel in three acts to a libretto by Charlotte Dorothea Biehl after Ranieri de' Calzabigi, Orpheus und Euridice was first performed in Copenhagen at the Royal Opera on January 31, 1786 to a libretto by C.D. Biehl after R. Calzabigi. "In 1785-6 [Naumann] was guest opera composer and conductor in Copenhagen, where he also reformed the Hofkapelle and improved the organization of the court opera. For Copenhagen he composed the tuneful and charming Danish opera Orpheus og Eurydike (1786)..." "Orpheus was intended to test Naumann's abilities before King Christian VII offered him an official appointment at the Danish court. The music was praised for its colourful harmonies and sensitive orchestration; Naumann uses Gluckian accompanied recitative throughout, while the choruses and arias range from expressive through-composed scenes to short, perfunctory lied forms. The orchestra consisted of 40 players at the premiere and included trombones, for which the theatre had to be enlarged. Orpheus remained on the stage in Copenhagen until December 1791, and, in addition to a vocal score in German translation (Hamburg, 1787), excerpts appeared in the catalogues of Dresden publishers until 1800..." "...He was the most important personality in the music history of Dresden between Hasse and Weber, as well as one of the most esteemed musicians in Europe in the late 18th century and one of the last German composers to study in Italy." Dieter Härtwig and Laurie H. Ongley in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians]
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        Almanach der Heiligen auf das Jahr 1788. Mit 13 saubern Kupfern und Musik. Mit Erlaubniß der Obern? 16 Bl. (inkl. Front.), S. 33-224. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz und 12 Kupfertafeln von Meil und zahlreichen Noten im Text. Zweifarb. Pappbd d. Z. (berieben). 16°.

      Gedruckt zu Rom, und zu haben in allen Buchhandlungen Teutschland's (d.i. Leipzig, Gräff oder Berlin, Oesfeld, 1787).. . Seltene erste Ausgabe, die allein das satirische Kalendarium enthält. Als witziger Freigeist verspottet Bretschneider (1739-1810, seit 1761 Freimaurer) alberne Legenden im antiklerikalen 'Almanach der Heiligen'. Der Satiriker und Parodist gilt als "einer der bedeutendsten Aufklärer in der öster. Monarchie außerhalb Wiens Er schrieb Satiren, publizierte eine der erfolgreichsten Parodien auf das Wertherfieber in der Form einer Bänkelsängerballade u. war ein beachtlicher gesellschaftskritischer Fabeldichter" (Killy). Die Titelauflagen nur mit 2 Blatt Prologus statt des Kalendariums. - Teils etwas stockfleckig. - Goed. V 545, 2, 5 ("auf 1789"). Dorn, Meil, 504-516. Köhring 13. Weller, FD, S. 137.

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        An essay on the treatment of consumptions. In which the causes and symptoms are considered; and a new mode of treatment proposed.

      London: printed for the author; and sold by G. Herdsfield 1787 - 20cm. 30pp. Modern quarter-style paper boards using old materials, printed paper label to front board. A short tract extolling the virtues of diet to help cure consumption. Asses’ milk, crayfish, rice and vegetables feature prominently - much of this taken from Dr. Buchan. The ‘new mode of treatment’ was the application of a liniment - perhaps verging on quackery. ESTC: L, C, MRu; SpMaUC; DNLM. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Methode de nomenclature chimique, proposee par MM. de Morveau, Lavoisier, Bertholet, & de Fourcroy. On y a joint un nouveau systeme de caracteres chimiques, adaptes a cette nomenclature, par MM. Hassenfratz & Adet.

      Paris, (Chardon für) Cuchet, 1787.. (4), 314 SS. Mit figuraler Holzschnittvignette am Titel, 1 gedr. und 6 gest. mehrf. gefalt. tabellar. Tafeln. Marmorierter Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und Rücken- sowie Stehkantenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Lesebändchen. Gr.-8vo.. Erster Druck, erste Auflage der ersten Ausgabe eines der bedeutendsten Werke in der Geschichte der modernen Chemie. Lavoisiers Entdeckungen hatten die Entwicklung einer neuen chemischen Nomenklatur notwendig gemacht, um das herrschende antiquierte System abzulösen. Die Dringlichkeit einer solchen Überarbeitung des Namenssystems wurde erstmals von Guyton de Morveau, einem Anhänger der Phlogistontheorie, erkannt. Aufgrund seiner diesbezüglichen Arbeiten wurde er eingeladen, mit einer Gesellschaft führender Phlogiston-Gegner über Möglichkeiten zu diskutieren, sein eigenes System den Ergebnissen Lavoisiers anzupassen, und er bekehrte sich bald zu Lavoisiers Lehren. "To persuade a new generation of chemists to join their ranks and to complete what Lavoisier had envisaged since 1773 - a revolution in chemistry - these men brought out a collaborative work, the 'Methode [...]'. Originally suggested by Guyton de Morveau to eliminate the confused synonymy of chemistry, and prefaced by a memoir of Lavoisier, it emerged as a complete break with the past" (DSB VIII, 80). Das Resultat dieser Zusammenarbeit von de Morveau, Lavoisier, Berthollet, de Fourcroy, Laplace und Monge ist das im vorliegenden Werk der Akademie der Wissenschaften vorgelegte System, das die Grundlage bildet für die noch heute gültige Nomenklatur, die Sprache der modernen Chemie. "The work lists 55 known elements in a series of tables, introducing many new terms which have remained in standard use" (Norman Cat., 604). "One of the classic texts in the history of chemistry" (Honeyman). - Kapitale lädiert; untere Ecke des Vorderdeckels bestoßen. Kl. Wurmspur im Vordergelenk (oben minimal angeplatzt). Innen teils schwach braun- bzw. fingerfleckig. Die 1. gest. Tafel mit Wasserrand. Am vorderen Innendeckel zeitgenössische französische Buchhändlermarke des Wiener Buchhändlers Jean-Baptiste Mangot (vgl. Öhlberger S. 203 u. 290). - Duveen 340. Duveen/Klickstein 126. Honeyman 1936. Norman 1291. DSB VIII, 87.

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        1- [TENCH (Watkin)]. Relation d'une expedition a la Baye Botanique, situee dans la Nouvelle Hollande, sur la cote Meridionale, nommee par le capitaine Cook, Nouvelle Galles Meridionale. Avec des Observations sur les Habitants de cette Contree, & la liste de l'Etat Civil & Militaire au Port Jackson. Traduit de l'Anglais du Capitaine Watkin Tinch [sic], par C**. P**. [Charles Pougens]. Paris, Knapen fils, 1789. (16), 136 p. 2- [VOLTAIRE]. Fragments sur l'Inde, sur le General Lalli, et sur le Comte de Morangies. S.l. [i.e. Geneve, Cramer], 1773. viii et 184 p.

      . 2 ouvrages relies en un volume in-8, demi-veau bleu nuit, dos romantique orne d'un decor rocaille dore, palette en tete et pied, tranches jaspees. 1- Premiere edition francaise de la traduction de Charles Pougens de cette relation de la decouverte de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Cette expedition de colonisation de l'Australie par des condamnes avait ete conduite par le capitaine Arthur Philips a la tete d'un convoi de 11 vaisseaux et 730 repris de justice, partis d'Angleterre en mai 1787. Les iles Canaries, Rio, le cap de Bonne-Esperance, jusqu'a la Baie Botanique en Australie, futur Sidney. Tench consacra la plus grande partie de son temps a explorer le pays. Il livre un temoignage fondamental sur les premiers mois de la colonisation de l'Australie, le pays, la geographie et les ressources, les autochtones, les colons, etc. Contient, en fin, la liste des officiers et representants officiels du gouvernement britannique sur place. Le traducteur, Charles Pougens proche de Rousseau et editeur des oeuvres de d'Alembert, redige sa preface sur la question de la condition penitentiaire et sur les avantages de la colonisation forcee pour les condamnes et pour le "bien public". "The most accurate, orderly, vivacious, and valuable description of life in the colony in its first years" (Cox, II, p. 315). (Boucher de la Richarderie, VI, p. 419. Chadenat, 4408. Ferguson, 54). 2- Edition originale de premier tirage, imprimee a Geneve par Barthelemy Chirol a la demande de Gabriel Cramer. Le titre de depart porte : "Fragments sur quelques revolutions dans l'Inde et sur la mort du Comte de Lalli". L'ouvrage est compose de vingt articles, suivis de "Precis du proces de M. le Comte de Morangies contre la famille Verron". "Ouvrage destine a redresser l'injustice de l'execution du general Lally ( ). Le texte fut radicalement altere dans l'edition des oeuvres de Kehl" (Dictionnaire Voltaire, p. 85). (Bengesco, II, 1828 n°1. Voltaire a la B.N., 4311). Ex-libris grave de la collection de livres de voyage du colonel Ph. Milon. Tres bon exemplaire, tres frais, dans une jolie reliure romantique..

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        Roland Furieux, Poeme Heroique de L'Arioste. Nouvelle traduction, 10 Bände (volumes, tomes), Ganzleder-Ausgabe (fullleather; cuir complet).

      Paris, Plassan, 1787.. Braune Original-Ganzlederbände (full leather; cuir complet) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf zwei roten Rückenschildern sowie ornamentalen Goldprägungen; beide Buchdeckel mit umlaufender goldener Prägeleiste; mehrfarbig illustrierte Vorsätze. 12°. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 5.000 Seiten.. Buchrücken leicht berieben, Kapitale partiell etwas bestoßen, Bd. V mit Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital. Sonst alle Bände in gutem Zustand, Leder noch frisch wirkend. Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei, nicht gebräunt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Über die Erziehung der Jugend unter den höheren Volksklassen.

      Leipzig, Crusius. 1787. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Zusätzen und Anmerkungen versehen von Carl Siegmund Ouvrier. Vortitel: "Handbuch für Eltern und Erzieher". Halbleder der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und -vergoldung, 1 Bl., LXVI, 491 (1) S.. VD18: 11547456. Attig, Lohn Locke Bibliography (online), 603. Zum Inhalt: Scheuerl, Klassiker der Pädagogik I, 109 ff. - Sehr schönes Exemplar einer neu bearbeiteten deutschen Übersetzung von "Some thoughts concerning education" (1693, eine erste deutsche Ausgabe erschien bereits 1708). Enthält auch "Skizze einer Biographie des Verfassers", im Wesentlichen eine Übersetzung der Locke-Biographie von Le Clerc. - Der dekorative Einband kaum berieben. Innen sauber, Vorsätze in den Ecken geringfügig leimschattig. Zwei alte Namenszüge mit Jahreszahlen auf dem fliegenden Vorsatzblatt.

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        Trattato concernente la manovra e servizio e approvisionamento d'una Galera [Treatise Concerning the Manoeuvrability, Service and Provisions of a Galley].

      Rome, 1. I. 1787.. Small folio. Italian ms. on paper. 23 pp. in a meticulous hand. With large, hand-drawn folding watercolour illustration (470 x 325 mm). Original paper boards of an elegant cactus motif.. Remarkably informative and hitherto unpublished manuscript from the Italian Papal Navy, describing a vessel used by the Holy League of the Catholic maritime states to break the Ottoman Turks' control of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Deals specifically with the "Capitana Pontificia" - the Flagship of the Pontifical Navy. Divided into twelve succinct chapters, subjects include detailed construction dimensions and materials used, the supply and management of arms, weaponry including cannons and gun powder, the foresail (trinchetto), careenage, and more. A marginal note to final leaf refers to the military uniforms representing Rome's port town Civitavecchia in 1785. A fine drawing commemorates a majestic ancient vessel, specifically, the celebrated 16th-c. Maltese war galley "Capitana" with her opulent cabin ("carosse"), and flag of the Vatican City ("bandiera pontificia") bearing the triple tiara and the crossed keys of St. Peter, which have been a papal emblem since the middle ages, the latter referenced in the New Testament. The ship is sailing in calm blue waters at the hands of 26 man-powered oars to each side. - This flagship "Capitana" participated in the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 under the command of Francisco de Sant Clement, then the captain-general of the Order's galleys. During the battle, near Cape Passaro in Sicily, she was captured by Uluc Ali, an Italian-born Muslim convert who was then Pasha of Algiers, and who killed all but three men onboard. Sant Clement escaped, but on returning to Malta was condemned and strangled, his corpse discarded in the harbor. The Battle of Lepanto was one of the largest naval battles in which galleys played the principal part. The ancient galley, propelled by rowers, originated in the Mediterranean region and was used for warfare, trade and piracy from the first millennium BC. Galleys dominated naval warfare in the Mediterranean Sea from the 8th century BC until development of advanced sailing warships in the 16th century. "Capitana" was the term used to define the largest and most prestigious ship of the squadron, which carried the commander of the squadron. This flagship generally had 26 to 30 oars on each side and two or three lateen-rigged masts for cruises under sail. The unusually large and high stern cabin was its most distinctive characteristic. - One year after this manuscript was made, the rule of the Popes was interrupted by the short-lived Roman Republic (1798), which was built under the influence of the French Revolution. During Napoleon's reign, Rome was annexed into the French Empire. After the fall of Napoleon, the Church State under the pope was reinstated through the Congress of Vienna of 1814. In 1849, another Roman Republic arose within the framework of revolutions of 1848. - Unobtrusive minor indentation to board edges, otherwise very good condition, internally clean and bright. A superbly organized treatise.

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        An Academy for Grown Horsemen, Containing the Complete Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling and Tumbling.

      London, printed for W. Dickinson, S. Hooper, and Mess. Robinsons, 1787.. Folio (266 x 365 mm). VI, III-XX, 38 pp. With two frontispieces and 21 plates (the frontispiece and 10 out of 11 plates present in two states, both coloured and as sepia mezzotints). (Bound with:) Annals of Horsemanship. Containing Accounts of Accidental Experiments, and Experimental Accidents Both Successful and Unsuccessful [...]. London, for W. Dickinson, S. Hooper, J. Archer, and R. White, 1791. XVII, (1), 81, (1) pp. With 15 stipple-engraved plates. 19th-century red three-quarters morocco with gilt spine. Marbled endpapers.. First editions of Gambano's droll classics on horsemanship featuring H. W. Bunbury's humorous caricatures: a luxury copy with the rare hand-coloured plates included with the first work. "Geoffrey Gambado" has sometimes been identified with the illustrator, but is also said to have been Francis Grose, compiler of "A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" (cf. Riely, "Horace Walpole and 'the Second Hogarth'", in: ECS 9/1 [1975]). In addition to his works on antiquities, satiric essays, and volumes on non-standard words and meanings, Grose (1731-91) wrote "Rules for Drawing Caricaturas: with an Essay on Comic Painting" (1788), and the frontispiece portrait of "Gambado" in the "Academy" bears an uncanny resemblance to Grose, a "stocky, corpulent figure which Grose himself caricatured" (DNB). - The stipple-engraved plates were designed by H. W. Bunbury (1750-1811), whom "Walpole enthusiastically compared [...] to Hogarth. He was the friend of Goldsmith, Garrick, and Reynolds, and the favourite of the Duke and Duchess of York, to whom in 1787 he was appointed equerry. All this, coupled with the facts that he was seldom, if ever, personal, and wholly abstained from political subjects, greatly aided his popularity with the printsellers and the public of his day, and secured his admission, as an honorary exhibitor, to the walls of the Academy, where between 1780 and 1808 his works frequently appeared [... They] are not without a good deal of grotesque drollery of the rough-and-ready kind in vogue towards the end of the last century - that is to say, drollery depending in a great measure for its laughable qualities upon absurd contrasts, ludicrous distortions, horseplay, and personal misadventure." (DNB). - "The Annals of Horsemanship" were later "published with and generally bound with" the "Academy", though always "with a separate title page" (Huth). The "Academy" seemingly wants fol. B1 of the preliminary matter, but was apparently issued that way: as the ESTC notes, "Possibly deliberately mis-signed in order to support the 'missing' portion of the author's preface - see editor's note". - Some browning and brownstaining; occasional edge tears repaired (including a largish tear to fol. M2, the edges of which are more severely frayed). From the library of the late Robert Lionel Foster, Esq. (British Justice of the Peace, d. 1952; his bookplate on front pastedown). - Graesse III, 22. Huth p. 52. Lowndes p. 860. Brunet II, 1474 ("singulier ouvrage").

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        Goethe's Schriften - Vierter Band - enthält 'Stella'; 'Der Triumph der Empfindsamkeit' und 'Die Vögel'

      Leipzig, Georg Joachim Göschen, 1787. Mit einem Frontispiz (Mechau/Geysen) und einem Titelkupfer - Papierschildchen mit Bestands-Nr. auf Rücken, Frontispiz-Rand oben mit handschriftlicher Nr sowie unten mit Stempel der Elsborg Garnison Anderoff Bibliothek. Titelseite mit Sig.-Stempel; Mit 4seitiger Fortsetzung der Subscribentenliste. kl. 8°, 284, Halbleder der Zeit mit geprägter Band-Nr/Titel auf Rücken, Pappdeckel ohne Bezugspapier, , Frontispiz am Spiegel festgeklebt; Seiten wenig gebräunt und mit sehr wenigen Flecken. In gutem sauberem Zustand..

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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. 1. Aufl. dieser Ausgabe, 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..

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        Cazorla mapa, anno 1787, by Lopez Tomas

      Cazorla mapa, ,1787. Coppermap, edited anno 1787, "MAPA GEOGRAFICO DEL ADELANTAMIENTO Y VICARIA DE CAZORLA..." "... par Don Tomas Lopez, Geografo de los dominios de S. M. de las reales Academias de la Historia, de San Fernando; de la de Buenas Letras de Sevilla y de varias Sociedades, Madrid 1787" Size of the leaf: 36x39 cm., Left side of below marghin restored, little loss..

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        Des Hohen Iohanniter oder Maltheser Ritter-Ordens teutschen Grospriorats Wappen Calender.

      (Augsburg, Johann Baptist und Joseph Sebastian Klauber, um 1787). 8°.. 64, [8, 12] S.,. 53 foliierte Wappenkupfern und 6 gestochene Tafeln mit Zwischentitel etc.. Roseroter Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Deckelbordüren (oxidiert) und jeweils einem Malteserkreuz auf den Deckeln. Kapitale leicht eingerissen, etwas beschabt und minimal bestoßen.. 1000. *** In der Werkstatt der berühmten Augsburger Kupferstecherfamilie von Joseph Sebastian Klauber (1710-1768) und Johann Baptist Klauber (1712-1787) gedruckter Wappenkalender für das deutsche Großpriorat des Johanniter- bzw. Malteser-Ordens. Der "Ordo Hospitalis sancti Johannis Ierosolimitani" war nach der Eroberung Jerusalems am Ende des ersten Kreuzzugs im Jahre 1099 gegründet worden. 1309 übersiedelte der Orden nach Rhodos und 1530 nach Malta. Der Wappenkalender enthält neben dem gestochenen Titel zwei prachtvolle Tafeln der Schutzheiligen des Ordens: Johannes der Täufer und die "Protectrix Ord: Melitens", eine Mondsichelmadonna von Franz Xaver Klauber, der auch ein prachtvolles Porträt von Joseph II. schuf. Es folgen die Wappentafeln (gezählt von 1-53) und dann das "Verzeichnis aller Herren Ritter und Ordens-Geistlichen, welche bey des ritterlichen Johanniter-Ordens deutscher Zunge aufgenommen sind", darunter Fürsten zu Hohenlohe, Fugger, Herberstein, Hompesch, Liechtenstein, Bulheim, Thurn und Valsassina, Reichenstein, Flachslanden. Anschließend ein Verzeichnis der "Commenden des deutschen Gross-Priorats" und "der Herren Ritter des Boehmischen Gross-Priorats" etc. Am Schluss ein umfangreiches Register. Beigebunden ist der "Allmanach auf das Iahr MDCCLXXXVIII" mit einem Kalendarium der Heiligenfeste. Vorsatz mit kleinem Stempel einer fürstlichen Bibliothek, kaum fleckig und durchgehend sehr sauberes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar in einem besonders hübschen Einband einer Ordensbibliothek. - Sehr selten, nur ein Exemplar im KVK nachweisbar. . .

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England

      London: for A. Strahan; T. Cadell, and D. Prince,, 1787. London: for A. Strahan; T. Cadell, and D. Prince,, 1787. In Four Books. The Tenth Edition, with the Last Corrections of the Author; Additions by Richard Burn, and Continued to the Present Time by John Williams. 4 volumes, octavo (207 × 129 mm). Contemporary tan calf, spine compartments in blind, red morocco labels. Boards a little rubbed, scuffed, and bumped, spotting to endpapers and very occasionally to contents, which are overall quite fresh. An excellent set. Tenth edition, the final edition with the author's own corrections. A handsome set in contemporary bindings. "In some 2000 pages the common law's tortuous complexities were outlined in a manner at once authoritative, clear, elegant, and even engaging… the Commentaries depicted England's constitution and laws as reflecting the natural order of the cosmos, yet also rooted in the nation's distinctive historical development, like 'an old Gothic castle, erected in the days of chivalry, but fitted up for a modern inhabitant' (Blackstone, Commentaries, 3.268)… Blackstone's Commentaries would become the most celebrated, widely circulated, and influential law book ever published in the English language" (ODNB).

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        Descripcion de LAS ISLAS PITHIUSAS Y BALEARES

      1787 - Madrid. En la imprenta de la viuda de Ibarra, Hijos y Compañía. 1787. Folio menor, 240 x 170 mm, plena piel, rueda dorada en planos, escudo estampado posteriormente, lomo liso, tejuelo, roz. XXIV p. + 1 h. de erratas + 158 p. + 3 estados plegados. Ref: Palau, 352513  Vargas Ponces, Pithiusas, Baleares, Ibarra

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        Parte práctica de botánica del caballero Carlos Linneo, que comprehende las clases, órdenes, géneros, especies y variedades de las plantas, con sus carácteres genéricos y específicos, sinónimos más selectos, nombres triviales, lugares donde nacen, y

      - Botánica.(58) Impr. Real. Madrid. 1787. 21 cm. 7 vols. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal en plena piel, lomo decorado con nervios y doble tejuelo, cortes en color. Cubierta deslucida. CI8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PERLA DE LA AMERICA, PROVINCIA DE SANTA MARTA, RECONOCIDA, OBSERVADA Y EXPUESTA EN DISCURSOS HISTORICOS

      Antonio de Sancha, Madrid 1787 - XXX= 280 pags mapa plegado del puerto 35* 26 cm Colombia, El autor fue un Jesuita de origen catalán , estudió la cultura y lengua de las tribus indígenas centroamericanas

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        Coplas de Mingo Revulgo, compuestas por Rodrigo de Cota ( El Tio ), natural de la Ciudad de Toledo, glosadas por Hernanado del Pulgar. Coplas de Mingo Revulgo glosadas por Juan Martinez de Barros, natural de la Villa de Manzanares del real año de 1564

      Antonio de Sancha, Madrid 1787 - medio pergamino bien conservado con puntas, tejuelo, cortes pintados texto a dos columnas, amplios márgenes. . 105 págs.

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        AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY. In a series of letters from a preceptor to his pupil. In which the most useful and interesting parts of the science are clearly and familiarly explained

      London, J. Johnson, 1787.. SECOND EDITION 1787, corrected and improved. 8vo, approximately 215 x 125 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, attractive engraved allegorical frontispiece and 19 folding engraved plates, pages: vi, (2), 437 including list of terms used in astronomy, (3) - plate list and adverts, handsomely bound in full contemporary straight grained morocco, gilt floral border to covers, 'Honoris Causa' gilt lettered on upper cover, gilt lettering and gilt decoration to spine with 5 ornate gilt vases, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Binding slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine and on corners, upper corner on lower cover very slightly bumped, gilt on spine slightly dull, slight traces of removal of bookplate on reverse of front endpaper, very occasional faint browning to pages, a couple of plates slightly misfolded and protruding very slightly from the text block, text offset slightly on 1 plate, a few plates slightly offset on the text. A very good clean tight copy in an attractive binding. John Bonnycastle (1750-1821) was Mathematical Master and Lecturer in Geography and Philosophy at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. His popular Introduction to Astronomy was first published in 1786 and was still in print in 1822 with a posthumous eighth edition. He was also the author of 4 mathematical text books listed on the final page of this edition. Chapters on the systems of Ptolemy, Brahe, Copernicus, Descartes and on the discoveries of Kepler, Galileo and Newton, plus latitude and longitude, the tides, time, calendar, mensuration and phenomena of objects in the solar system, eclipse etc. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Historia del Viejo y Nuevo Testamento. Traducida del latín al castellano por «Un Sacerdote Secular»

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1787. Ocho tomos en 4to.; 2 hs., XX pp., 446 pp. y una lámina grabada por Fabregat + 1 h., VI pp., 431 pp. + XXIV pp., 535 pp. + XII pp., 278 - 161 pp. + 2 hs., XX pp., 395 pp. + 1 h., XIV pp., 254 pp. + 1 h., VI pp., 318 pp. + 1 h., X pp., 366 pp. Encuadernación uniforme en piel con tejuelos.

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        "Original letters, written during the reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III, by various persons of rank or consequence ... with notes, ... and authenticated by engravings of autographs, fac similes, paper-marks, and seals. In two volumes. By John Fenn, ... "

      G. G. J. and J. Robinson London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson. 1787. "First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, pp. xxxiii, [55], 301; [4], 341, [23]; engraved vignette title-pp., 2 hand-colored frontispieces, 1 hand-colored plate, large folding genealogical table, 14 engraved plates of signatures; full contemporary red goat, gilt rules on covers, gilt-decorated spines in 7 compartments, green morocco labels in 3; with a few careful manuscript corrections, presumably by the editor, in the preface to vol. I; early armorial bookplate of Richard Brooke; very slightly rubbed, but generally a fine set. One of the great surviving English family correspondences of the 15th century, ""an invaluable collection of letters and papers, consisting of members of the Paston family, and others connected with them, between the years 1422 and 1509, and also including some state paper and other important documents"" (EB). This extraordinary archive first surfaced in the early 18th century and eventually came into the hands of Thomas Worth, a chemist at Diss, in Suffolk. Worth sold them to the Norfolk antiquary John Fenn, who set to work collating and transcribing the collection. These two volumes, the first fruits of his labors, were dedicated to King George III to whom the original manuscripts were then presented. The manuscripts subsequently vanished, and some doubts were expressed in the mid-19th century about their authenticity; in time, however, fragments of the collection came into the hands of Francis Douce (fragments now in the Bodleian) and Sir Thomas Phillips. Fenn went on to prepare two further volumes which appeared in 1789; a fifth volume was left unfinished at his death in 1794, and was not printed until 1823."

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        Reports of cases argued and determined in the Court of King's Bench from Michaelmus Term, 26th George III, to Easter Term, 27th George III. Both Inclusive. By Charles Durnford and Edward Hyde East, of the Temple, Esqrs. Barristers at Law

      London : printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers: for T. Whieldon, Fleet-Street, 1787-1800. First edition, 8 vols., folio, ownership signature of Thomas Hinckley, solicitor of Lichfield, cont. calf, rubbed, hinges cracked, some covers detached, final three leaves of vol. I torn but complete.

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        Memorie sopra il cimitero antico della Chiesa di S. Maria Novella di Firenze illustrate e date in luce.

      Nella Stamperia di Francesco Moücke,, in Firenze, 1787 - In 8° (200x127mm), pp. XXXII, 148 [i.e. 152; le pp. 125-128 sono ripetute nella numerazione], legatura del secondo Ottocento in m. pelle con titolo in oro al dorso e piatti marmoreggiati. Tagli rossi. Vignetta incisa su rame al titolo con putti in volo. Dedicatoria a Giovanni Rucellai. 3 tavole ripiegate incise su rame f.t. raffiguranti il prospetto e la facciata di Santa Maria Novella. Ottimo e fresco esemplare (rinforzi alle cerniere). Prima edizione, rara. Memorie storico-archeologiche del celebre sacerdote domenicano e storico (Firenze, 1727-ivi, 1803). "Sul piano culturale la figura del F. si segnala come quella di un notevole studioso. Dal principio degli anni Cinquanta all'inizio del nuovo secolo, il suo imponente lavoro erudito si concretizzò principalmente nella classificazione dei codici del convento e in una serie di scritti sulla storia della chiesa e del convento di S. Maria Novella." (Orsola Gori Pasta in D.B.I., XLVIII, 1997). Lozzi, I, 1828. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recopilacion Sumaria de Todos los Autos Acordados de la Real

      1787. Very Scarce 1787 Mexican Compilation of Colonial Spanish Laws Belena, Eusebio Buenaventura [1736-1794]. Montemayor y Cordova de Cuenca, Juan Francisco de [1620-1685]. Recopilacion Sumaria de Todos los Autos Acordados de la Real Audiencia y Sala del Crimen de Esta Nueva Espana, y Providencias de su Superior Gobierno; De Varias Reales Cedulas y Ordenes que Despues de Publicada la Recopilacion de Indias Han Podido Recogerse asi de las Dirigidas a la Misma Audiencia o Gobierno, Como de Algunas Otras que por sus Notables Decisiones Convendra no Ignorar. [Mexico City]: Por don Felipe de Zuniga y Ontiveros, 1787. Six volumes in two books, each with title page, Books 3-5 paged continuously, first book preceded by introduction and tables preceded by general title page. Copperplate portraits to verso of title-page and first leaf of introduction. Folio (11" x 7-1/2") Later (probably nineteenth-century) quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. Light wear to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, some chipping to head of spine, front joints just starting at head, hinges cracked. Attractive woodcut initials, two depicting the native Mexican landscape. Marginalia in early hand to a few leaves. Light toning, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to some leaves. Annotations in early hand to a few leaves in Parts 3-6, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Small shelf label to foot of second book, stamps to title pages. A solid copy of a very scarce title. * First edition. This is an important compilation of legislation, royal orders and criminal court decisions in colonial Mexico. According to Sabin, this is a book of "highest rarity." Many of these deal with law, slaves, property rights and the local government of the Native Americans. Part I: Recopilacion Sumaria de Algunos Autos Acordados de la Real Audiencia y Chancilleria de la Nueva Espana. Part II: Recopilacion de Algunos Mandamientos y Ordenanzas del Gobierno de esta Nueva Espana. Part III: Recopilacion Sumaria de los Autos Acordados de la Real Audiencia de esta Nueva Espana. Part IV: Recopilacion Sumaria de los Autos Acordados de la Real Sala del Crimen de la Audiencia de Esta Nueva Espana. Part V: Recopilacion Sumaria de las Providencias de este Superior Gobierno Posteriores a las Re

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        COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: In Four Books. The Tenth Edition, with the Last Corrections of the Author, additions by Richard Burn, and continued to the present time, by John Williams.

      London, Printed for A. Strahan (and others), 1787. Tenth Edition. Four (4) volumes. pp: (xvi), 485; (vii), 520, xix; (vii), 455, xxvii; (vii), 443, vii + index; engraved portrait of Blackstone in first volume; foldout chart (foxed) in Volume II. Bound in old mottled calf (expertly rebacked in matching leather), raised bands, red and black leather labels. 8.5" x 5.25" Full Calf. Very Good

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        Historia del Viejo y Nuevo Testamento. Traducida del latín al castellano por «Un Sacerdote Secular».

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1787. - Ocho tomos en 4to.; 2 hs., XX pp., 446 pp. y una lámina grabada por Fabregat + 1 h., VI pp., 431 pp. + XXIV pp., 535 pp. + XII pp., 278 - 161 pp. + 2 hs., XX pp., 395 pp. + 1 h., XIV pp., 254 pp. + 1 h., VI pp., 318 pp. + 1 h., X pp., 366 pp. Encuadernación uniforme en piel con tejuelos.

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        Beating & Trailing for a Hare. L'action de trainer & a batre les buissons pour de lage le Lievre

      London: Published by Robt. Sayer No 53 Fleet Street, June 22, 1787. Mezzotint. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition with the exception of some soiling in the margins. Image size: 9 3/8 x 13 3/4 inches. 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches. 11 1/2 x 17 inches. This is a rich impression of this stunning print by Burford after Seymour depicting hare coursing. James Seymour is recognized as one of the earliest English sporting artists. He was the son of a wealthy goldsmith and diamond merchant who supplied the plate for racing trophies. His father was also an amateur artist and a member of the Virtuosi Club of St. Luke, a gentleman's club for artists and art lovers. The young Seymour had no formal art instruction but he learnt to draw by studying the pictures and prints in his father's collection. At an early age he was introduced to some of the leading artists of the day, but at the same time he was encouraged to develop a love of the track, which eventually lead to his financial ruin. Seymour was passionate about racing and in addition to drawing and painting them he is believed to have owned racehorses himself. With his prolific output and superior talents he quickly established himself as a successful sporting artist, counting among his patrons Sir William Jolliffe, and the 6th Duke of Sommerset. This wonderful print is part of a series of hunting scenes executed by Burford after Seymour and reissued by Sayer in 1787. As with many sporting prints published by Sayer, he has included a French title with the obvious intention of marketing this extremely attractive print to a European audience. James Seymour was one of the first true sporting artists in Britain; he was considered one of the most eminent horse painters of the age and this beautiful mezzotint by Burford is a testimony to his talent. Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints p. 245-248

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        The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed: in Which The most Ornamental Foreign Plants, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-House, and the Stove, will be accurately represented in their natural Colours. To which will be added, Their Names, Class, Order, Generic and Specific Characters, according to the celebrated Linaeus; their Places of Growth, and Times of Flowering: Togething with the most approved methods of culture. Volumes I, II, II and part of IV, bound as one.

      W. Curtis, London. 1787 - Poor. Breaking copy. Missing front cover and leaves prior to title page. Leather to spine chipped, cracked and missing bits and the gathering has cracked, leaving the book in disparate parts. The title page is a touch dog-eared and with name neatly penned in contemporary hand to top/outer corner. Lightly toned throughout, as usual and with a spot of very mild foxing. There is one uncorrected errata, being that the text page for plate 76 is a duplicate of text page 73, thus this volume contains no correct text page for plate 76. There are two leaves of index to the rear and the last two are missing but have been replaced with hand penned duplicates, penned in a contemporaneous hand. Missing plate 17 'Cactus Flagelliformis. Creeping Cereus'. Missing all plates and texts from/and including 22 to 24, 31 to 33, (49 and 50 have been bound in vice versa order), missing plate for 64 'Hemerocallis Fulva. Tawny Day-Lilly'. Plates and text from and including 109 to 114 are missing. Plate 119 is a folding plate, a little creased and with a couple of small closed tears down one of the creases. There is also one extra unnumbered hand-coloured and hand-written diagrammatic plate to the rear (preceding plate 120) and plate number 120 has been hand-coloured. 4pp publishers catalogue to rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE FOR SEPTEMBER, 1787

      Philadelphia: Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1787.. pp.615-74. Plus two plates (one folding). Original blue pictorial wrappers, with later stitching. Wrappers soiled and worn, spine perished. Text tanned and a bit soiled, some light foxing. Withal, in very good, unsophisticated condition (save for the later stitching). Untrimmed. In a half morocco clamshell case, gilt leather spine labels. The first periodical printing of the United States Constitution, probably issued within a week of its issuance as a broadside. The Constitutional Convention ratified its final draft on Monday, September 17, 1787. The following day, September 18, the broadside version, issued for members of the Convention, was printed by Dunlap and Claypoole, the official printers. On September 19 the same printers issued the first public printing of the Constitution in their newspaper, THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET. The present magazine was probably printed late in the week, and the final signature, containing the Constitution and recent news, was probably printed on Saturday, September 22. This is the last internal date, on the last page, and actually refers to an event that took place on the 17th as "Monday last." From a survey of Mott's HISTORY OF AMERICAN MAGAZINES in the period, it seems that it was common practice to issue monthly publications by the last week of every month. This issue would seem to have been out and in general circulation by Monday the 24th, one week after the end of the Convention. Its version of the Constitution was executed, most likely, on the 22nd, four days after the official broadside and three days after the first public, newspaper, appearance. This issue also contains the text of John Quincy Adams's Harvard commencement address (he finished second in a class of fifty-one), which was given in Cambridge on July 18, 1787. It is his first published writing. The COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE was a distinguished publication of the period. Mott calls it one of the best 18th century American magazines. It began in September, 1786, and was well established, with Matthew Carey's AMERICAN MUSEUM, as one of the two major periodicals then being issued in Philadelphia, or for that matter the country, at the time. Since the magazine probably had wider circulation than the newspapers issued in Philadelphia, it is likely that this printing was one of the chief means of disseminating the Constitution immediately after its first publication. The front wrapper contains a striking engraving of an eagle perched atop a globe. An exceptionally early and important printing of the Constitution. MOTT, HISTORY OF AMERICAN MAGAZINES I, pp.94-9. EVANS 20280. Wilbur T. Roberts: "They Printed the Declaration and the Constitution," in THE MENTOR, July 1928, pp.52-4. Leonard A. Rapport, "Printing the Constitution," in PROLOGUE: THE JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES, Fall 1970, pp.69-89.

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        Letters On Egypt. With A Parallel Between The Manners Of Its Ancient And Modern Inhabitants, The Present State, The Commerce, The Agriculture, And Government Of That Country And An Account of the Descent of St, Lewis at Damietta

      Dublin: Luke White, 1787. leather_bound. Modern quarter plum morocco and marbled boards, green morocco spine labels printed in gilt, raised bands, spine panels with fleur-de-lis motifs in gilt. Fine. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. 414 & 425 cm. 21 x 13 1/2 cm. Three folding plates (two maps). Robert Young Hayne's (1791-1839) copy, a Senator and Governor [South Carolina] and Mayor of Charleston, with his bookplates and signatures on title pages of both volumes. Hayne was a keen advocate of nullification and an opponent of protective tariff rates who tilted successfully with Webster and Clay. A scholarly and esteemed account citing Arab texts, and presenting Egypt prior to the French occupation. Marginal dampstains to first few leaves of Vol. I, not affecting text, modest text toning.

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        Letters on Egypt containing, a parallel between the manners of its ancient and modern inhabitants, its commerce, agriculture, government and religion; with the descent of Louis IX at Damietta. Extracted from Joinville, and Arabian authors

      London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1787. Second edition. Recent leather in period style. Very Good/Kalfatovic 0157 ('an excellent account of Egypt before the French occupation"); Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 214.. 22cm; 2 volumes. 4 folding plates, including three maps and a plan of the Great Pyramid. Pages evenly toned but crisp and fresh.

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        Travels In North-America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782

      G.G.J. and J. Robinson, London, 1787. all leaves bright and clean with no foxing. 8 1/4 x 5 inches, full calf, some wear at edges, cracked and at chipped at spine, marbled endpapers, Two volumes including two engraved folding maps and three folding plates. Both volumes having the same publisher and date but the second volume is listed as being a second edition. Chastellux served as a commander of French forces in the Revolutionary War under Rochambeau. This publication is the first English translation of his travels and observations of America immediately following the Revolutionary War.

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        Anfangsgründe der Wundarzneykunst.

      4°. Über 3330 S. Mit 44 gestochenen, gefalteten Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit 2 verschiedenfarbigen Rückenschildern und etwas Rückenvergoldung. 7 Bände. Hirsch-H. IV, 800. - Blake 381. - Vgl. Wellcome IV, 523 (für Ausgabe 1782-1804). - Wiener Ausgabe, die gleichzeitig mit der Originalausgabe in Göttingen erschien. Richter "trat der in Deutschland stellenweise eingrissenen Operationsmanie mit Entschiedenheit entgegen und führte die Chirurgie zur Einfachheit zurück" (Hirsch-H.). - Papier wie stets leicht gebräunt. Vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig. Mit zeitgenössischen handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken auf den Vorsätzen. Uniform gebundenes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Eigentliche Beschaffenheit des im Februar 1787, mit Hessischen Kriegsvölkern geschehenen Ueberzuges der Grafschaft Schaumburg Lippischen Antheils.

      67,1 Seite. Zeitgenössische, einfache Broschur. 4to. Broschur begriffen, fingerfleckig, insges. jedoch gut. Papier innen ausgesprochen gut erhalten. Johann Stephan Pütter (* 25. Juni 1725 in Iserlohn; ? 12. August 1807 in Göttingen) war ein deutscher Staatsrechtslehrer und Publizist in der Zeit der Aufklärung.

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        [Greek title.] Di Museo, il grammatico, Gli amorosi avvenimenti tra Ero, e Leandro, Tradotti dal Greco originale in latino, ed in versi Italiani da Francesco Mazzarella-Farao

      Napoli: Nella Stamperia di Pietro Perger, 1787 Rare edition of Musaeus Grammaticus' poem, Hero and Leander. Contemporary stiff vellum, gilt stamped spine label, edges sprinkled blue. . Octavo. Engraved frontispiece, signed F. La Marra," full-page engraving on k5v. Engraved title-page vignette, vignette engraving on f7r. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and capital letters. Text in Greek and Italian. Covers worn at fore-edge, some brown spotting to front cover near fore-edge. Old bookplate on front free endpaper. Overall a very good copy Musaeus' work probably dates from the very early 6th century, as his style and metre are evidently modelled on those of Nonnus. The Aldine edition, which Dibdin thinks is the first, has the distinction of being the first book issued from the press of Aldus and the rarest of the Aldine classics. The present edition is not in DibdinThe translator, Francesco Mazzarella-Farao (1746-1821) also translated Vergil, Anacreon, Sappho, and others.

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        Doctor and Student: or, Dialogues Between a Doctor of Divinity and

      1787. Saint Germain, Christopher [1460-1540]. Muchall, William, Editor. Doctor and Student: or, Dialogues Between a Doctor of Divinity and a Student in the Laws of England: Containing the Grounds of Those Laws; Together with Questions and Cases Concerning the Equity Thereof. London: Printed by A. Strahan, 1787. [xvi], 345, [36] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style with raised bands and lettering piece, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to extremities, corners somewhat worn, front hinge starting. Toning to text, negligible light foxing in a few places. Later owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * Seventeenth edition, "Corrected and Improved." Written originally in Latin in 1523, this work contains two dialogues between a doctor of divinity and a student of English law. It popularized canonist learning on the nature and object of law, the religious and moral standards of law, the foundations of the common law and other issues regarding the jurisdiction of Parliament. A very important work in the development of equity, Doctor and Student appeared in numerous editions and it remained an authority well into the eighteenth century. The edition by Muchell, later reissued as the eighteenth, is considered to be the best one. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:25 (34).

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        The Cabinet of Genius

      for C. Taylor, London - 1787, 1785. 2 vols. Each section individually paginated. 21 cm. Contains 80 plates. Full leather, corners bumped, hinges coming loose. Front board off. Some plates in first section of volume one stained at top, some foxing in both volumes, some tissue guards loose. Having checked several bibliographical listings of this item, it seems that the publisher collated this series in whatever fashion he fancied that day. No two volumes seem to be assembled in the same order (see the copy in the National Library for instance). The second volume of this set was separately issued in 1785, but is only listed as such in 1 library's holdings. Otherwise, the Cabinet of Genius is generally listed as being published 1787-1790. There are 80 plates in this set, but there is one set catalogued with up to 95 plates. However, there are no missing pieces, so it seems to have been assembled as such. Whatever the reason, this is still a lovely set, with very attractive stipple-engraved plates in sepia, and works by many popular authors of the day. There are 28 articles in volume 1, and 23 articles in volume 2. Charles Taylor was an engraver, printseller and bookseller, whose father and brother, both named Isaac, were also engravers. Taylor apprenticed with his father and studied under the renowned stipple engraver Francesco Bartolozzi. He visited Paris and on his return engraved plates after Robert Smirke and Angelica Kauffmann. During his 20s, he exhibited with the Society of Artists. Taylor became well known as an engraver of stipple prints, publishing many in book form, such as the Cabinet of Genius. He produced various illustrated works between 1783 and 1793 and works on drawing and other subjects from 1797 to 1819. His major project was the revision of Calmet's Dictionary of the Bible published anonymously in 1797 and reaching its 4th edition in 1824. (The London book trades 1775-1800 a preliminary checklist of members.). -- "Containing Frontispieces and Characters adapted to the most Popular Poems, &c. with the Poems &c at large. + Picturesque Miscellanies: Being A Series of Engravings. comprizing a coious Variety of Interesting Subjects. From Pictures and Designs by Eminent Painters, &c. Engraved by respectable Artists under the direction of Charles Taylor". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dissertation on the Gipsies, Being an Historical Enquiry, concerning The Manner of Life, Œconomy, Customs and Conditions of these People in Europe, and their Origin. Written in German by... Translated into English, by Matthew Raper.

      London: Printed for the Editor, 1787. . First English edition, 4to, (vi), xix, (i), 255, (1 errata) pp, lacking the half title. Recent speckled half calf, marbled sides, a very good clean copy. Originally published four years earlier.

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