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        DEI BAGNI DI MONTECATINI Trattato.

      Firenze, per Gaetano Cambiagi, 1788. In-4 p. (mm. 297x220), cartonato rustico coevo, pp. (8),347, stemma granducale al frontesp., con 1 tav. sinottica e 2 piante: quella "generale di tutte insieme le R.R. Fabbriche dei Bagni di Montecatini e campagna adiacente nella Valdinievole" e ?"la pianta dei bagni", inc. in rame e più volte ripieg. "Manca l'antiporta", a doppia pag., con la veduta panoramica delle Terme. Nell'opera: ?"Le acque minerali di Montecatini; le sorgenti introdotte all'uso medico; storia, fortuna e decadenza dei bagni e loro restaurazione con la costruzione di nuove fabbriche (1773); opinioni sulle facoltà medicinali di queste acque rilevate da scrittori a partire dal XIV secolo; loro effetti nella cura dei mali e loro proprietà. In appendice documenti, progetti, lettere e osservazioni mediche sulle proprietà delle acque, con un catalogo delle cure mediche e chirurgiche eseguite alle sorgenti dal 1775 al 1781?". "Edizione originale". Cfr. Moreni,I, p. 125 - Lozzi,I,2906 - De Renzi,V, p. 681 - Olschki,VIII,8381. Esempl. con barbe, a grandi margini, freschissimo.

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        VIDA DEL FALSO NUNCIO DE PORTUGAL ALONSO PEREZ DE SAAVEDRA, escrita por él mismo, a instancia del Eminentísimo Señor Don Gaspar de Quiroga. Y LA DEL FINGIDO OBISPO GRIEGO FRANCISCO CAMACHO.

      Imp. Antonio Espinosa. Madrid, 1788 - . 15,5 cm. XVI-125 [3] págs. Enc. en pergamino. Palau 222344. Narrativa Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE PRÉFET APOSTOLIQUE, AUX COLONS DE L'ISLE DE FRANCE [caption title]

      Isle de France: Imprimerie Royale, 1788.. Broadsheet, 12 3/4 x 8 inches. Folio. Moderate wear and soiling, small hole in center of sheet, affecting a few letters of text. Good. Early and unrecorded imprint from the colonial press at the French colony of Mauritius, also known as the Ile de France. The text contains the articles for establishing a Bureau de Charité for the island. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Printing began on Mauritius in 1768. During the French period, until 1810, only about 400 imprints were produced, mostly in the form of official documents and newspapers, though there are also almanacs and a few other items. All are quite rare. No copies located in OCLC, and not recorded by Toussaint in his bibliography of Mauritius imprints.

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        A comprehensive abstract of the three Bristol police, and regulation acts passed in the fifth sessions of the sixteenth parliament of Great Britain, and the twenty-eighth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the IIId. King of Great Britain, etc. etc. Anno Domini, 1788.

      Bristol: Printed by G. Routh, for Sam Johnson, Bookseller, Corn-Street. n.d. [1788]. - 8vo. [5],6-73,[1]pp. Bound in nineteenth century brown cloth. Two broadsides advertising a Newspaper by W. Routh, one dated June 21, 1788 and the other 1788 have been used as wrappers. In both cases most but not all of the text is legible. A very good copy. MH-BA only in ESTC on-line. The "Advertisement" is dated Bristol, August 3, 1788. "The three late Bristol acts, are so very important in their consequences .that the following abstract is published with the sole view of rendering them as generally and expediously known as possible. The words of the legislature are no where changed; and the abridgment is so very comprehensive, that the technical phraseology of the profession and repetitions of the same words are the chief things curtailed, which it is hoped will be considered rather an advantage than otherwise, as by this means, common understandings are not so liable to be confounded by tautology and terms of law." The police acts cover a wide range of subjects from obstructions, annoyances, nuisances, licensing hackney coaches, shipping, quays, street widening, party-wall regulations and fire prevention. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trial of Frederick Calvert, Baron of Baltimore for a Rape on the Body of Sarah Woodcock; Trial of Jane Butterfield for the Wilful Murder of William Scawen; Trial of Elizabeth, Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy; Trial of John ... (Truncated)

      Various Publishers, London, England, 1788, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketFull Book Title: Trial of Frederick Calvert, Baron of Baltimore for a Rape on the Body of Sarah Woodcock; Trial of Jane Butterfield for the Wilful Murder of William Scawen; Trial of Elizabeth, Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy; Trial of John Browne with an AppendixTranscripts from 4 famous trials of the 1700's, bound together. Lord Baltimore's trial was from 1768, Jane Butterfield's from 1775, the Duchess of Kingston's from 1776, and Major Browne's from 1788. Please contact me for more detailed information on any of these trials. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 459 pp. Pages are tanned, but are clean. Several pages are wrinkled, and the title page on Calvert's trial is detached and damaged. Front board is fully detached, and back board is about halfway there. Several chips out of the spine. This could definitely benefit from rebinding. Scattered spotting throughout. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Britain/UK; 18th century; Inventory No: 001498.

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        ARTE DE CAZAR O CAZADOR INSTRUIDO CON ESCOPETA Y PERROS

      - Arte de cazar, o cazador instruido con escopeta y perros a pie y a caballo, Contiene la enseñanza de traer el caballo, limpiar, reconocer la escopeta, con la enseñanza de tirar, los tiempos de buscar la caza mayor y menor en sus tiempos: la cria y enseñanza delos perros perdigueros, perros maestros, modo de hacer plazas para coger la caza mayor; y otras varias y raras curiosidades, y todas las reglas conducentes al perfecto conocimiento de este exercicio.- Madrid, Se hallará en las Librerías de Escribano calle de las Carretas., 1788; en 8º mayor pergamino rotulación en lomo, 4 hh 134 pp.

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        The works of Alexander Pope, Esq : In six volumes complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; ... printed verbatim from the octavo edition of Mr. Warburton

      London : printed for C. Bathurst, J. Rivington & Sons, B. White, T. Longman, B. Law [and 9 others in London], 1788, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies all finely bound in full, contemporary tree calf. Gilt cross-bands with dark Morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT5459. Physical desc.: 6v.,plates ; 12°. Subject: English poetry - 18th century. Pastoral poetry, English - Early works to 1800.

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        RIFLESSIONI SULLA PUBBLICA FELICITA' RELATIVAMENTE AL REGNO DI NAPOLI. Rilegato assieme a: PENSIERI ECONOMICI RELATIVI AL REGNO DI NAPOLI.

      Flauto 1788, 1789 Due opere in un volume in 8vo (13x20 cm), legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio ornato con due tasselli di titolo. La carta dei piatti marmorizzati si presenta con larghe erosioni alla superficie colorata. 1 - RIFLESSIONI... Seconda edizione. VIII - 359 pagine. Fioriture sparse. Questa seconda edizione è ?dall'Autore accresciuta?. Kress Italian 572. 2 - PENSIERI ECONOMICI... Prima edizione. (4) - 158 pagine. Una macchia chiara all'angolo superiore del titolo; qualche fioritura alla ultime pagine. Non comune. Kress Italian 581.

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        Les intrigues du cabinet des rats, apologue national, destiné à l'instruction de la jeunesse, & à l'amusement des vieillards

      Paris: Chez le Roi & la veuve Marchand, 1788.

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        Ueber den Nutzen und Gebrauch der Eidechsen in Krebsschäden, der Lustseuche und verschiedenen Hautkrankheiten. Aus verschiedenen Sprachen übersetzt, und mit ungedruckten Aufsätzen und Anmerkungen versehen.

      Leipzig, Jacobäer 1788.. XVI, 126 S., 1 Bl. Pappband d. Zt.. ADB XXIX, 122; Proksch I, 516. - Der Schweizer Arzt, Entomologe und Botaniker Johann Jacob Römer (1763-1819) empfiehlt den Verzehr roher Eidechsen als probates Mittel gegen Krebs, Geschwüre und, der Syphilis; die mittelamerikanischen Indianer nutzen die Tiere seit langer Zeit erfolgreich und sie könnten auch einen Ersatz für das sonst in Europa angewandte Quecksilber darstellen. Römer gibt recht detaillierte Zubereitungsformen für die innere Anwendung, sieht aber auch, das manche zu Behandelnde eine gewisse Abscheu gegenüber diesem "Medikament" haben. Für eine äußerliche Anwendung sollen Eidechsen zu Brei verarbeitet und an den erkrankten Stellen aufgetragen werden. - Enthält auch: "Des Doctor Philipp Baldini Beobachtungen und Untersuchungen über die Heilkräfte der Eidechsen". - Rücken stärker berieben und an den Rückenenden etwas lädiert. Vorderer Spiegel mit teils gelöschtem Stempel und alten Eintragungen. SS. 77/78 mit kleiner alter Reparatur am Rand.

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        Etat et Délices De La Suisse Ou Description Historique et Géographique Des Treizes Cantons Suisses et De Leurs Alliés. / Nouvelle Edition, Corrigée & Considerablement Augmentée Par Plusieurs Auteurs Célebres & Enrichie De Figures En Taille-Douce.

      Chez Samuel Fauche, Imprimeur Libraire Du Roi 1788 - . et de cartes géographiques. / 4ème édition - la plus belle; 4 parties en 2 volumes - complet; 39 gravures, cartes et frontispice dans le premier volume et 41 dans le second; plein veau raciné d'époque; pièce de titre bordeaux, charmant décor floral et tomaison dorés au dos à 5 nerfs; tranches rouges; quelques petites usures, intérieur très frais; Tome I: 455 pages, Tome II: 392 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sampson Agonistes. in Greek) Johannis Miltoni Samson Agonistes Graeco carmine redditus cum versione Latina, a Georgio Henrico Glasse, A. M. Aedis Christi Nuper Alumno.

      Oxonii: E typographeo Clarendoniano 1788 - sole edition of this translation into Latin; slightly shorter than 20.5 cm., xl (beginning with half title in Greek), 266, [2] (errata with verso blank) pp.; tree calf sides with simple gold rules, spine heavily decorated and with a red leather label; binding rubbed at spine and front joint partiality split, light general age toning to text with occasional light age staining but overall a very good interior; ?George Henry Glasse was a Christ Church man with a remarkable facility for composition in Greek and Latin . He took holy orders, ran through a large fortune, and committed suicide in 1809. (M. L. Clarke, Greek Studies in England). Photos available upon request.

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        A View near Scheveling painted by DeVlieger

      Published by Molteno & Co. No. 132, Pall Mall, London 1788 - Etching and aquatint with hand-colour. Lovely contemporary colour. As usual text line is attached on verso of sheet. In excellent condition. Trimmed as usual and mounted on washline background. Mounting sheet is watermarked laid paper. Image size: 14 7/16 x 20 5/8 inches. A charming seaside view by Samuel Ireland, the engraver and collector connected with the infamous Shakespeare forgeries. Ireland was a minor engraver and publisher who worked in London at the close of the eighteenth century. He was an avid art and manuscript collector, and many of the works that he engraved and published were after pieces found in his own collection. This romantic view is after a painting by DeVlieger, which was in Ireland's collection at the time. This image operates as both an example of the picturesque tradition in eighteenth century landscape prints, and as an advertisement and promotion of Ireland's celebrated collection. With this image Ireland presents himself as both a serious engraver and a respected collector. Unfortunately, today Ireland is better remembered for his involvement in the Shakespeare forgeries than for his evocative prints. Over a period of many years Ireland's son, William Henry, sold his father a series of forged manuscripts, which he claimed to be written in Shakespeare's hand. Ireland, who willingly trusted his son, added these forgeries to his collection and presented them in an exhibition to the literary community, who accepted them as genuine. The charade progressed so far that an invented play entitled 'Vortigern', which William Henry had written and presented as a missing work by Shakespeare, was performed at Sheridan's Drury Lane theatre by some of the leading actors of the age. When the hoax was eventually discovered Ireland's reputation was ruined, and his son was disgraced. This print is from the famed Oettingen-Wallerstein collection, which was compiled over two centuries by various members of the royal household. The collection is known for its stunning impressions and the immaculate condition of its prints. Dictionary of National Biography ; Lugt, Les Marques de Collections , (Supplement) 2715a.

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        THE WORKS OF LAURENCE STERNE

      For J. Rivington and Sons, London 1788 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 40% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** In ten volumes containing the life and opions of Tristram Shandy, a sentimental journey through France and Italy, sermons, letters and alife of the author, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt decorated, morocco spine labels gilt, a few joints cracked but holding firm, internally clean and bright, a good early set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Critik der practischen Vernunft

      1788. first edition. First Edition of the “Critique of Practical Reason”KANT, Immanuel. Critik der practischen Vernunft. Riga: Bey Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1788.First edition of Kant’s second Critiques, begun with his Critik der reinen Vernunft (“Critique of Pure Reason”) in 1781. Octavo (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches; 200 x 118 mm.). 292 pp.Contemporary paper over boards. Edges stained red. Top 1 1/2 inches cut from front free-endpaper. Occasional neat pencil underlining throughout and a few very minor, mainly marginal stains. Otherwise a fine copy.“Kant’s concept of the ‘categorical imperative’—the foundation of modern ethics—stems from the second of his three Critiques. The term ‘categorical imperative’ refers to an unconditional or absolute moral law, the validity of which does not depend on the ends achieved by its application. According to Kant, there was only one such law, which he formulated variously; one of his formulations was: ‘Act only on such a maxim as you can will that it should become a universal law.’ The Critique of practical reason is the primary source for Kant’s ethical doctrines and also for his views on the function of practical or moral reason in the attainment of knowledge” (Norman Library).Adickes 67. Norman Library 1198. Printing and the Mind of Man 226 (note). Warda 112.

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        Eusebio.

      Madrid, por Don Antonio de Sancha, 1786 - 1788. - Cuatro tomos en 4to.; 2 hs., 361 pp. + 382 pp. + 2 hs., 409 pp. + 396 pp. Con una lámina grabada en cobre por Mariano Brandi sobre dibujo de José Jimeno. Ejemplar con rastros marginales de humedad en el tomo cuarto. Primera edición. Encuadernación de época en piel marbreada, con lomeras ornadas. - La recepción española del «Bildungsroman», la novela sobre la educación, caracterizada por una inflación del discurso, de las ideas y hasta de la propia tesis sustentada. En el caso del «Eusebio», en la línea del «Emilio» de Rousseau, obra del jóven novicio alicantino jesuíta expulso, residente en Ferrara, donde se secularizó en 1769, se trata de uno de los grandes éxitos de venta —se llegaron a vender 70.000 ejemplares— y de lectura en la España de finales del Siglo XVIII, debido en buena parte a sus problemas con la Inquisición que acabaría prohibiendo la obra en 1799. Volvió a España en 1800 y volvió a ser expulsado en 1801, para acabar sus dias en Italia. Una azarosa existencia a caballo de la utopía, a la búsqueda de una sociedad justa, fraternal y solidaria donde se integrasen la felicidad del individuo y la de la república. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        First Lines of the Theory and Practice of Philosophical Chemistry.

      - 1st. (and only) ed., 8vo., xxxiii + (i) + 434pp. + (1 - advert), 2 folding tables, 7 plates, one double-page, some spotting, particularly to title, recently rebound in attractive half-calf, spine gilt in compartments. London, for T.Cadell, 1788. Berkenhout (1730?-1791) was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, of Dutch parents. He studied medicine at Edinburgh and Leyden after serving for a while in the Prussian army. Later, after qualifying, he was sent by the government, as one of a group of commissioners, to America, but they were not allowed to proceed beyond New York. However, Berkenhout defied the ban and reached Philadelphia where, for a short time, he was imprisoned. He was the author of a range of works in medicine, literature, natural history and politics. The present work is ?an extensive textbook of chemistry utilizing the Phlogiston theory. The author gives a short list of the beliefs of the antiphlogistians and dismisses their principles with ?It was born in France, and there let it die.? (Cole) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sur Le Compte Rendu Au Roi En 1781 : Nouveaux Eclaircissemens / Par M. Necker

      Lyon : Chez G. Regnault ; Geneve : Chez Barde, Manget & Cie., 1788, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked calf over matching boards. Raised bands, with spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 455 pages; Physical desc. : viii, 455 p ; 20 cm. Subject: Calonne (Charles Alexandre de) , M. De, 1734-1802. Finance, Public - To 1789. France - History - Revolution, 1789 - Economic aspects

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        Ueber den Nutzen und Gebrauch der Eidechsen in Krebsschäden, der Lustseuche und verschiedenen Hautkrankheiten. Aus verschiedenen Sprachen übersetzt, und mit ungedruckten Aufsätzen und Anmerkungen versehen

      Leipzig, Jacobäer 1788.. XVI, 126 S., 1 Bl. Pappband d. Zt. ADB XXIX, 122; Proksch I, 516. - Der Schweizer Arzt, Entomologe und Botaniker Johann Jacob Römer (1763-1819) empfiehlt den Verzehr roher Eidechsen als probates Mittel gegen Krebs, Geschwüre und, der Syphilis; die mittelamerikanischen Indianer nutzen die Tiere seit langer Zeit erfolgreich und sie könnten auch einen Ersatz für das sonst in Europa angewandte Quecksilber darstellen. Römer gibt recht detaillierte Zubereitungsformen für die innere Anwendung, sieht aber auch, das manche zu Behandelnde eine gewisse Abscheu gegenüber diesem "Medikament" haben. Für eine äußerliche Anwendung sollen Eidechsen zu Brei verarbeitet und an den erkrankten Stellen aufgetragen werden. - Enthält auch: "Des Doctor Philipp Baldini Beobachtungen und Untersuchungen über die Heilkräfte der Eidechsen". - Rücken stärker berieben und an den Rückenenden etwas lädiert. Vorderer Spiegel mit teils gelöschtem Stempel und alten Eintragungen. SS. 77/78 mit kleiner alter Reparatur am Rand.

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        LE MANUEL DE XEFOLIUS.

      s.n.,, Au Grand Orient (Parigi), 1788 - Volume in 8°, legatura coeva in mezza pelle con unghie, titolo al tassello al dorso ornato da filetti in oro, tagli spruzzati, sguardie, frontespizio, prefazione, IV, 331, (3) pp. comprensive di errata. Edizione originale, di estrema rarità, impressa in forma anonima e senza dati tipografici, al dire del Caillet stampata a cura del Grande Oriente di Francia in soli 60 esemplari che non furono destinati al commercio, ma riservati esclusivamente agli amici dell'autore (stando ad altri bibliografi la tiratura sarebbe stata di 100 esemplari). Il volume, attribuito correntemente a Felix Von Wimpfen (1745-1814), e' una singolare trattazione massonico - esoterica fortemente influenzata dalla teosofia e condita di riflessioni filosofiche sulla "harmonie du Grand Tout", con copiosi riferimenti alle ideologie di eguaglianza e di fratellanza di cui il credo massonico era imbevuto. Il volume conobbe solo altre due edizioni successive, una nel 1862, presso Hachette, a distanza di quasi un secolo da questa rarissima prima edizione, e l'altra nel 1997 con un'introduzione di Charles Porset negli "Acta Latomorum" delle parigine edizioni Libris. Felix von Wimpfen-Bornebourg (nato nel 1745), teosofo e massone, come ufficiale militare fu in servizio in Corsica e negli Stati Uniti e prese parte agli assedi di Mahon e di Gibilterra. Deputato della nobilta' agli Stati Generali, partecipo' alla pubblicazione del famoso "Livre Rouge", sfuggito alla ghigliottina nel periodo del Terrore, ritrovo' sotto l'Impero Napoleonico, il proprio rango di ufficiale dell'esercito, ed ivi rimase sino alla morte avvenuta nel 1814. Esemplare perfetto, fior di stampa, impresso a grandi margini su carta vergata, bianca e croccante. Eccellente in importanza e rarità.

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        The American Museum, or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, & Prose and Poetical. Volume III, January to June 1788

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey. 1788. Six months of this magazine bound in contemporary calf. iii-xvi, (17), 18-602. Binding is present but poor. The January issue lacks a couple of preliminary leaves including the title page, and begins on page [iii] at the second page of subscriber's names; the other five month's issues have integral title pages; last leaf (the end of the contents of the June issue), and any subsequent blank leaves are lacking. Front pastedown has a contemporary owner name, and a later, but still early book label; pages 371-(395) have chipping to the foredge that just touchs, but doesn't remove any significant text; text contains other small marginal chips, tears, foxing, and small stains, affecting a few words, but no significant loss to the text. .

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        Kratkoe Rukovodstvo k' Drevnei Geografii [A brief guide to ancient geography].

      St. Petersburg: Imperazhorskoy Akademii Nauk', 1788. - 4to., (10 x 8 ¼ inches). (Occasional pale stains). 28 fine folding engraved maps (slightly toned). Contemporary calf, the spine in six compartments separated by five raised bands, red morocco lettering piece in one and decorated in the rest (lacking flyleaf, extremities of spine worn with loss, some staining). Provenance: Contemporary manuscript ownership inscription to title page; ink library stamps to title page and occasionally throughout. Second Russian edition, first published in Leipzig in 1686. Extremely rare Russian edition of Cellarius's famous work on ancient geography. The maps in this St. Petersburg edition are very close copies of those in the near-contemporary editions of Cellarius's Geographia antiqua, retaining the overall design and cartouches but with the substitution of Cyrillic lettering. The maps are: 1. Gishpania drevnya; 2. Galliya Narbonskaya; 3. Galliya Belgicheskaya; 4. Drevnee Britanskikh' Ostrovov'; 5. Italiya drevnya; 6. Oblasti Italii; 7. Sitsiliya Drevnya; 8. Germaniya drevnya; 9. Vindelitsiya Retsiya Norik'; 10. Pannoniya Miziya, Datsiya lllirik'; 11. Thrakiya drevnya; 12. Carmatsiya; 13. Gretsii drevnei; 15. Gellada ili Gretsiya sobstvenno; 14. Makedoniya Tessaliya Yepir' [bound out of order]; 16. Aziya Menshaya; 17. Bospor' Meoticheskii; 18. Mesopotamiya i Babiloniya; 19. Arabiya Kameinistaya i Pustaya; 20. Siriya; 21. Palestina ili Zemlya Svyataya; 22. Vostok'Persiya, Indiya; 23. Skithiya i Serika; 24. Egipet'i Kirineya; 25. Egipetsk delta; 26. Afrika Sobstvenno; 27. Mavritaniya i Numidiya; 28. Afrika Viutrennya. Christoph Cellarius (also known as Christoph Keller) was a German scholar who popularized the concept of a tripartite division of history: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern. Though he was not the first to put forth this theory, his promotion of the idea gave it traction. Not in Phillips (Atlases). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department.

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        DIARIO DE MADRID DE 1788, TOTAL 120 (LOS PRIMEROS 120 DIARIOS DE MADRID)

      1788 - Madrid. 1788. 120 Numeros. 22X15. Pergamino. 472 Pág. Del 1 de Enero de 1788 al 29 de Abril de 1788. Diario 1 de enero de 1788 contiene muesca de media pagina. Polilla leve en algunas paginas afectando en 15 Diarios (fotos). El Diario de Madrid fue un periódico fundado el 1 de febrero de 1758, considerado el primer diario publicado en España. Conocido inicialmente como el Diario noticioso, curioso, erudito y comercial, político y económico, tras cambiar su título por el de Diario de Madrid en 1788, continuó publicándose hasta mayo de 1808, cuando toma el control sobre la publicación el gobierno de José Bonaparte hasta el 17 de junio y del día 18 de junio hasta el 7 de agosto fue sustituido por la Gaceta de Madrid. El día 8 de agosto se vuelve a publicar durante unos años más, hasta su cierre definitivo, el 31 de diciembre de 1814. Buen estado salvo la polilla. Raríssima Obra ya que tan antiguos no se ven. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Londres et ses environs, ou guide des voyageurs, curiex et amateurs dans cette partie de l`angleterre,.,

      Paris, Buisson 1788. - 2 Bde. Titelbl., 1 Bl., 372 S.; Titelbl., 1 Bl., 323 (5) S. Mit 9 mehrf. gef. Kupfertaf. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. u. Rückengoldpräg. Erste Bll. in Bd. 2 braunrandig. Rückensch. tlw. abgeblättert. EA Cox III, 102; Barbier II, 1341 f. - Mit einer Karte von Großbritannien. Die schönen gefalteten Kupfer zeigen Westminster und St. Paul`s Cathedral, Börse, Hampton Court, Covent Garden, Windsor Castle etc. Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Artist's Repository and Drawing Magazine (Vol 2 & 4 Only, Bound as 1)

      10 Castle Yard, Holborn, London: C Taylor, 1788 Exhibiting the Principles of the Polite Arts in their various Branches. Bound in half brown leather with marbled boards, has been professionally repaired. New spine with old relaid, gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label. Internally, ink name to ffep dated 1872, engraved title page in red and black ink, additional letter press tp stating: The Artists Repository Vol 11, A Compendium of Colours, and other Materials used in the arts of Design, in their various branches: with remarks on their natures and uses. Including the method of drawing in chalk, crayons etc, of painting in water colours, crayons, oil, etc, Of Engraving in its several Manners and of Sculptures etc, 132pp. Followed by 4 page preface and then. The Artists Repository Vol IV A Dictionary of Principles, and Terms of Art, adopted in the Arts of Design, in their various Branches; With explanatory remarks and observations, 159 pp. + 33 plates which include 11 flower plates with 8 in colour and 2 large pull out plates. [5], 4-132 pp, (iv), [3], 8-159 pp, pl. Not dated but c1788, originally published in parts, with the main compiler and principal contributor being a Francis Fitzgerald (ie Charles Taylor). Uncommon! (ESTC T219860) (see COPAC for a fuller description of the printings)

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        Leipzig. - Grundriss. - Johann Elias Lange. - "Neuer Grundriss der Chursächß. Handels-Stadt Leipzig".

      . Kupferstich / Radierung, 1788. Von Johann Elias Lange. 36,0 x 48,3 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 37,9 x 50,0 cm (Platte) / 44 x 56,5 cm (Blatt). In der Titelkartusche oben rechts signiert und datiert. Darstellung flankiert von diversen Legenden zu Vorstädten, Straßen, Brücken, Plätzen, Kirchen, Gebäuden, Gelehrten Gesellschaften, Bibliotheken, Kunst- bzw. Naturalienkabinetten, Bibliotheken, Manufakturen und bürgerlichen Gärten. Rechts oben in der Darstellung Windrose, am unteren Rand Meilenzeiger / Maßstab. - Detailreiche, in Kombination mit den Legenden sehr informative Darstellung von Leipzig im 18. Jahrhundert und zur Goethezeit. - Blatt im rechten Rand leicht knickspurig und partiell schwach stockfleckig. Sonst dem Alter entsprechend sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Johann Elias Lange (erwähnt 1781-1807 in Leipzig). Deutscher Kupferstecher und Verleger in Leipzig..

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        Plan de la Ville et des Fauxbourgs de Berlin.

      Buisson, Paris 1788 - An attractive 18th century map of Berlin and vicinity., Size : 365x450 (mm), 14.375x17.75 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, laid on acid free tissue paper for long term preseravation.

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        Voyages de M. le Marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amérique septentrionale dans les années 1780, 1781 et 1782. Seconde édition.

      1788 - Paris, Prault, 1788. Deux tomes en un volume, 408 et 352 p., demi-reliure basane à petits coins. / Two 8vo volumes bound together, 408 and 352 p., half sheepskin binding. "Le premier récit fidèle de la vie aux États-Unis" (Howes). Complet des 3 planches et 2 cartes, dépliantes. Agréable exemplaire. / "The first trustworthy record of life in the United States" (Howes). Contains 3 plates and 2 maps, in fold-outs. A pretty copy. * Sabin, 12227 ; Howes, C334. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        EUSEBIO

      Madrid 1788 - 8vo mayor (20.5 cm). 4 vols. Encuadernación plena piel (Sancha). Muy buen estado, revisado completo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grundsätze der Moral und Politik. Aus dem Englischen übersezt. Mit einigen Anmerkungen und Zusätzen von Christian Garve. Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1788.

      - Second edition (published in the year following the first) of Garve's translation of Paley's Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy (1785), his most important work in which he lays out an early form of utilitarian ethics. Paley compiled the Principles from his ethics lectures at Cambridge. The late priest and scholar the Revd Dr David Nicholls (1936-96) kept a pet Venezuelan macaw which he named after William Paley. The macaw was responsible for many penetrating letters to the Times and other national newspapers on political and ecclesiastical matters of the day, under the nom-de-plume 'The Ven. William Paley, Archdeacon emeritus'. Christian Garve's translations of influential British authors (usually, as here, with his own remarks and commentaries) helped to make his reputation as one of the leading philosophical teachers in Germany. His other translations included Adam Ferguson's Institutes of Moral Philosophy, Burke's On the Sublime and Beautiful, and Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 2 volumes in one, 8vo, xxxii, 390, 520 pp., contemporary marbled boards, red spine label lettered gilt, rubbed at edges, small early ownership inscription on first title-page, uniform light browning and the occasional spot, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RELACION DEL ÚLTIMO VIAGE AL ESTRECHO DE MAGALLANES DE LA FRAGATA DE S.M. SANTA MARIA DE LA CABEZA EN LOS ANOS DE 1785 Y 1786. EXTRACTO DE TODOS LOS ANTERIORES DESDE SU DESCUBRIMIENTO IMPRESOS Y MSS. Y NOTICIA DE LOS HABITANTES, SUELO, CLIMA, Y PRODUCCIONES DEL ESTRECHO.

      Madrid: La viuda de Ibarra, hijos, y compañia, 1788. - [6],xvi,359pp. including four folding tables (lacks the four folding maps). Frontispiece portrait. [bound with:] APENDICE A LA RELACION DEL VIAGE AL MAGALLANES. Madrid. 1793. [2],128pp. including folding table (lacks the folding map). Quarto. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, leather label. Bit rubbed. Frontispiece portrait neatly mounted, tear at top of one leaf repaired with no loss of text, some scattered foxing and dust soiling, else very good. Lacks the four folding maps from the RELACION. and the folding map from the APENDICE. The objective of the voyages recorded here was to determine whether Spanish ships should continue to use the Straits of Magellan in voyages to the Pacific. Under the command of Captain Antonio de Córdoba y Laso, both expeditions ascertained negative conclusions and afterwards "the Spanish trade routes were exclusively to east coast ports and then overland to Pacific ports" (Hill). A major portion of this work, the first comprehensive study of the Straits of Magellan and Patagonia, was compiled from the journals of D.A. Galiano and A. Belmote, Cordoba's lieutenants. The RELACION. also includes Vargas y Ponce's review of earlier explorations of the area, with descriptions of the region's climate, natural resources, and native peoples. HILL 1756. SABIN 16765, 1729. PALAU 352514, 352515.

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        Hellespont ou Detroit des Dardanelles pour servir de renseignement a la Carte des Limites des trois Empires ou Théatre de la Guerre presente 1788.

      [Paris], o. Dr., 1788. - Gest., alt ankolorierte Karte, Plattenmaß 645:295 mm (Blattmaß 666:340 mm). Unter Passepartout (800:455 mm). Zeigt die 65 Kilometer lange Meerenge der Dardanellen zwichen Ägäis und Marmarameer. Vier zusätzliche kleine Pläne (je 75:54 mm) zeigen "Les Forts des Dardanelles armes in Guerre", nämlich den "nouveau chateau d'Asie construit en 1658", den "nouveau chateau d'Europe construit en 1658", den "vieux chateau des Dardanelles en Asie" sowie den "vieux chateau d'Europe ou Dardanelle". 1788 trat Österreich in den Russisch-Türkischen Krieg ein. - Mit zeitgenössischem grünem Grenzkolorit. BM Cat. Maps 43980 (4).

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        L'Art d' éléver les vers à soie. Ouvrage précédemment donné sous le titre de Mémoires sur l'éducation de vers à soie. Nouvelle édition.

      Avignons, J.J. Niels, 1788. 8vo (202 x 125mm). pp. (4), xvi, 296, 113, (3). Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated spine, sides with gilt borders. The works contains 2 other contributions 'La culture à mûriers' pp. 1-92 and 'Observations sur l'origine du miel' pp.93-115. The first edition was published in 1763. A very fine copy.//Horn-Schenkling 1854.

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        Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae ... Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata.

      Cura Jo. Frid. Gmelin, Lipsiae, G.E. Beer, 1788-1793. 3 volumes (bound in 9). pp. (2), x, 1-500; (2), 501-1032; (2), 1033-1516; (2), 1517-2224; (2), 2225-3020; (2), 3021-4010; (2), xl, 1-884; (2), 885-1662, (1); 476, with 3 engraved folded plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines with 2 gilt lettered labels (first 6 vols), the remaining vols. in recent half calf, bound to match the others.//. The original edition of the posthumous Gmelin edition of the 'Systema Naturae', adding new material, in particular with regards to the discoveries in the field of Zoology made during the last 20 years, and therefore one of the most sought after new editions. The 3 plates show minerals./The edition is important as it describes numerous species from Cook's voyages. "... Johann Friedrich Gmelin who, making free use of the many non-Linnaean works of the day, revised Linnaeus's 'Systema Naturae', beginning in 1788. By introducing new and acceptable binominals he was able to obtain authorship of numerous species, and many New Zealand molluscs and fish collected on Cook's voyage bear his names...This explains why so many New Zealand birds discovered in those days have Gmelin's name as author: the Shining Cuckoo, the Tui, Morepok, South Island Kaka - the list is long" (Andrews, The Southern Ark pp. 55 & 61).//Hulth p. 13; Souslby 118.

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        Aves Frisicae.

      Rotterrodami, apud C.R. Hake, 1788. 8vo. pp. 298, (1), with a charming engraved title showing a bird (Alauda) by J.L. Anselin. Contemporary marbled boards, spine renewed. B.M.(Nat. Hist.)II, 813. Gerhard N. Heerkens was a physician who settled at Groningen after having studied with scholars as Voltaire and Fontenelle in Paris. He devoted all his spare time to Latin poetry, of which he published several collections. His present work is in elegiacs, with notes.

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        Leben Friedrichs II., K?nigs von Preussen, f?r deutsche J?nglinge bearbeitet

      Fel§ekerische Buchhandlung N?rnberg 1788 - First Edition. Extremely Scarce, only one copy listed on WorldCat, at the British National Library. Two volumes bound in one. Early or contemporary full vellum, leather spine label with gilt lettering. Very Good plus, modest soiling, covers modestly bowed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumes Civiles Atuels De Tous Les Peulples Connus, Desines D'Apres Nature, Graves Et Colories. VOLUME ONE ONLY

      Chez Pavard, Paris 1788 - 5 pages in text. 22 x 17 cm. Seventy-four full-page hand-colored aquatint plates, all with tissue guards. Born in Canada, Grasset removed to France in 1764, serving there as writer, diplomat and publisher with a bent toward Republicanism and enlightenment ideals. Set complete in four volumes. COLAS 1879-81. Plates clean, fresh and bright, raised bands, spine labels in red and green, edge scuffing, one centimeter chip backstrip foot toward rear cover. Contemporary full brown tree calf. Very good [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Chasse au fusil, ouvrage divisé en deux parties, contenant: La première, des recherches sur les armes de trait usitées pour la chasse avant l'invention des armes à feu; savoir l'Arc et l'Arbalète ... La seconde, les enseignements et connaisances nécessaires pour chasser utilement les différentes espèces de gibier qui se trouvent en France.

      Paris, T. Barrois, 1788. 8vo. pp. xvi, 582, (10), with 9 (3 folded) engraved plates. (Bound up with:) IDEM. Supplément au Traité de la chasse au fusil contenant des additions et corrections importantes. Paris, T. Barrois, 1791. 8vo. pp. 111, (1). Contemporary calf, double gilt lines at the borders of the front- and back-covers in between gilt stipple undulating line, gilt music instrument at the corners, spine with blue gilt lettered label and richly gilt ornaments, gilt edges; bound by Tessier. Schwerdt II, p. 3; Thiébaut pp. 621-622. An absolutely complete copy, with the supplement and the 4 additional leaves numbered 105-111, which are almost always lacking. In a beautiful binding by Tessier, one of France most famous binders./"Ce livre est non seulement le premier ouvrage français consacré exclusivement au fusil de chasse et la chasse à tir, mais c'est aussi le premier traité de chasse qui consacre une étude importante à la Sauvagine"(Thiebaut). Bottom of spine a little rubbed.

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        Methode d'extraire les métaux parfaits des minérais et autres substances métalliques par le mercure.

      1788 - Wien, l'imprimerie de Gay, 1788. 4:o. (8),198,(2 blank) pp. & 21 folded engraved plates. Mid 19th-century black half calf from with sparsely gilt spine and red sprinkled edges. Some insignificant minor stains. From the library of Biby manor.Catalogue of the Goldsmiths' library 13555. Translated from Born's important "Über das Anquicken der gold- und silberhältigen Erze Rohsteine, Schwarzkupfer und Hüttenspeise". Plates engraved by J. Ziegler. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A collection of voyages to the southern hemisphere.

      - London, printed for the editor and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1788.2 volumes. Modern leather. 692; 745 pp.* First published in three volumes in Edinburgh in 1766-1768. - The source of this collection is the Histoire des navigations aux terres Australis by Des Brosses, Paris 1756. This two-volume edition contains a total of forty-one narratives, some in English for the first time, including the voyages of Hawkins, Quiros, Spilbergen, Le Maire and Schouten, Pelsaert, Tasman, Dampier, Shelvocke, Anson, etc. The final section contains Callander's essay 'Advantages from the forming of colonies in the Terra Australis', first pubished in 1768. This has been described as 'the fundamental proposal for the first European settlement of the Southern continent'. 'The work is valuable both for its narratives and for its editorial comments' (Cox I, p.18). An important early collection depicting the discovery, exploration, natural history, geography and commerce of Australia. - (First leaves volume I waterstained; age-browned). - A very rare edition.Hill 240 and Landwehr, VOC, 271 first edition only; not in Cat. NHSM. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumes civils actuels de tous les peuples connus dessinés d aprés nature gravés et coloriés.

      Paris,chez Pavard 1788 - First edition.4to. 4 volumes in original brown leather binding with labels in red and Green.Very slightly rubbed at corners.Illustrated with 294 plates showing costumes from all parts of the world. The plates are in original color. Of special interest is that one of the volumes is dedicated to the Americas illustrated with plates of Indian costumes either south or north part of the continent and another volume to Asia. A fine copy of this scarce book. Colas calls for 301 plates. This work was issued in installments so that many copies don´t match with the number. Ref Colas 1979,Brunet III 1410,Rahir 524 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres avec des remarques grammaticales, des avertissements et des observations sur chaque pieces par M. Bret.

      La Compagnie des Libraires Associés 1788 - A Paris, par la Compagnie des Libraires Associés, 1788. 6 vol. in 8 de VIII-520pp., (4)-576-(2)pp., (4)-558-(2)pp-, (4)-560-(2)pp., (4)-776-(2)pp., (4)-704-(2)pp., reliures en plein veau fauve de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de caissons, de frises et de fleurons dorés, légèrement frottés et passés, triple filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats, frottés et en partie passés, pages de garde en papier marbré, titre en noir et en rouge sur les pages de titre, 34 gravures en noir sur cuivre imprimées hors texte dont le portrait de Molière gravé au frontispice du tome I. par L. J. Cathelin d'après le portrait de Mignard, quelques pages sont imprimées sur du papier à la teinte bleue, coins et plats légèrement frottés sur l'ensemble des volumes, coins émoussés aux tomes I. et II., rousseurs éparses et quelques petites épidermures, tranches dorées, tome I. comportant le discours préliminaire de l'éditeur des oeuvres, Bret et une vie de Molière par Voltaire, bon et bel exemplaire. Edition reconnue comme l'une des meilleures et de référence. Jean-baptiste Poquelin (1622-1673), naquit au sein d'une riche famille bourgeoise marchande. Il prit le pseudonyme de Molière à l'âge de 21 ans. Parcourant la France de 1646 à 1658 avec sa troupe de théâtre ''L'illustre Théâtre'', il écrivit ses premières petites comédies: ''Docteur amoureux'', ''Le médecin volant'', et ses premières pièces en cinq actes: ''L'étourdi'', et le ''Dépit amoureux''. De retour à Paris en 1658, il créa la ''Troupe de Monsieur'', sous la protection du frère du Roi. Les premières représentations furent celles d'oeuvres de Scarron, Thomas et Pierre Corneille. La première oeuvre écrite par Molière qui fut représentée fut ''Les précieuses ridicules'' en 1659. Devenue la troupe officielle du Roi, Molière écrivit et joua des farces: ''Le médecin malgré lui'' (1666), ''Les fourberies de Scapin'' (1671), des comédies psychologiques telles que: ''L'école des femmes'' (1662), ''L'avare'' (1668), des comédies ballets: ''Le bourgeois gentilhomme'' (écrit avec Lully), des oeuvres à caractères anthropologique, social et politique: ''Le misanthrope'' (1665), ''Tartuffe'' (1664-1669). Contrairement à la quasi totalité des auteurs français de son temps, Molière s'inspira d'auteurs antiques ou contemporains étrangers, espagnols ou italiens, surtout Boccace avec le ''Décameron'' et Straparola avec son ouvrage ''Les facétieuses nuits''. Après avoir adapté ces dernières dans ''L'étourdi'', ''Le dépit amoureux'', ''Dom Garcie de Navarre'', il s'inspirera à deux reprises de Plaute pour ''L'avare'' et ''L'Amphitryon''. Molière fut un peintre des moeurs de son temps, surtout de la bourgeoisie dont il dénonça les travers (prétention nobiliaire, place des femmes, mariage d'intêrets, rapports à l'argent et aux classes subalternes). Molière créa des personnages emblèmatiques et approfondis, maîtrisant parfaitement le jeu scènique et le texte théâtral. Il reste l'auteur français le plus joué dans le monde. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l'Administration provinciale, et de la Réforme de l'impôt.

      - Basle et Paris, Pierre J. Duplain, 1788. 2 volumes in-8, plein veau marbré de l’époque, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de compartiments fleuronnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin bordeaux et bronze, tranches rouges (coiffes et coins frottés, petite fente à un mors, qqs épid.), (2) f., xvi, 605 p. et (2) f., 556 p. Deuxième édition augmentée de la "Dissertation sur la féodalité" et de "Manière de simplifier le plan proposé". "Le seul travail pratique de l'école physiocratique et son dernier mot. Le Trosne y examine l'administration de son époque avec une précision remarquable et sans aucune partialité ( ). Cette puissante étude est le meilleur tableau que nous possédions des Finances de l'ancien régime" (cf. Jérôme Mille, 'G.-F. Le Trosne, un physiocrate oublié', p. 25 sq et passim). Ce traité est salué par Schumpeter (I, 317) pour son "ampleur" et le catalogue de l’INED souligne qu’il constitue une "source importante de renseignements sur l’organisation de la société avant 1789". L’ouvrage fut saisi pour avoir attaqué les prérogatives du clergé. (Einaudi, 3357. Goldsmiths, 13644. INED, 2867. Kress, B.1438. Peignot, 'Livres condamnés au feu', II, 164).

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        The rural economy of Yorkshire. - Comprizing the management of Landed Estates, and the present practice of husbandry in the agricultural districts of that county.

      London, 1788 - 2 vols. 413 + 366pp + two folding maps. 1st ed., very fine in orig. full calf with original morocco labels. Includes a study of Yorkshire dialect. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;Schiller&quote;).

      [Weimar, 15. oder 19. November 1788].. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. An den namentlich nicht genannten Gottlieb Hufeland (1760-1817), Professor der Rechte zu Jena und zweiter Redakteur der jenaischen &quote;Allgemeinen Literatur-Zeitung&quote;, dem Schiller seine (zweite) Rezension zu &quote;Goldoni über sich selbst und die Geschichte seines Theaters&quote; (Leipzig 1788) zusendet. Die erste und nur den ersten Teil des Werkes betreffende Rezension war im &quote;Teutschen Merkur&quote; erschienen, die zweite und das ganze Werk betreffende Rezension sollte in der &quote;Allgemeinen Literatur-Zeitung&quote; im Januar 1789 erscheinen. - &quote;Hier mein Bester, einstweilen die Recension des Goldoni. Die andern folgen nächstens. Auch folgt die N[iederländische] Geschichte, die ich als Autor demütigst zu Euer Liebden Füßen lege. Für das überschickte Werkchen danke recht schön. Es ist seines Verfaßers würdig. Mündlich ein mehrers darüber. Adio! Künftig schicken Sie mir die A[llgemeine] L[iteratur] Z[eitung] wieder durch Bertuch hieher. Schiller&quote;. - Das erwähnte &quote;Werkchen&quote; ist Hufelands Stellungnahme zu dem berüchtigten Religionsedikt des preußischen Justizministers Johann Christoph von Wöllner: &quote;Ueber das Recht protestantischer Fürsten unabänderliche Lehrvorschriften festzusetzen und über solchen zu halten: veranlasst durch das preussische Religionsedict vom 9. Julius 1788&quote; (Jena 1788). - Mit Siegelrest an den linken Ecken, etwas angestaubt und mit kleinem Ausriß in der rechten oberen Ecke; die Verso-Seite mit Notizen eines Vorbesitzers über den Erwerb des Blattes bei einer Auktion von Hartung in Leipzig, &quote;d. 15ten October 1855 [...] meistbietend erstanden&quote;; Schillers Namenszug von alter Hand unter der authentischen Unterschrift wiederholt (und später etwas beschabt). - Abgedruckt in: Schiller Nationalausgabe, Bd. XXV, Nr. 113.

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        Romantic Landscape]

      Published by Molteno & Co. No. 132, Pall Mall, London 1788 - Etching and aquatint with hand-colour. Lovely contemporary colour. As usual text line is attached on verso of sheet. In excellent condition. Trimmed as usual and mounted on washline background. Mounting sheet is watermarked laid paper. Image size: 14 5/8 x 20 1/4 inches. A charming landscape by Samuel Ireland, the engraver and collector connected with the infamous Shakespeare forgeries. Ireland was a minor engraver and publisher who worked in London at the close of the eighteenth century. He was an avid art and manuscript collector, and many of the works that he engraved and published were after pieces found in his own collection. This romantic continental view is after a painting by David Tenier, which was in Ireland's collection at the time. This image operates as both an example of the picturesque tradition in eighteenth century landscape prints, and as an advertisement and promotion of Ireland's celebrated collection. With this image Ireland presents himself as both a serious engraver and a respected collector. Unfortunately, today Ireland is better remembered for his involvement in the Shakespeare forgeries than for his evocative prints. Over a period of many years Ireland's son, William Henry, sold his father a series of forged manuscripts, which he claimed to be written in Shakespeare's hand. Ireland, who willingly trusted his son, added these forgeries to his collection and presented them in an exhibition to the literary community, who accepted them as genuine. The charade progressed so far that an invented play entitled 'Vortigern', which William Henry had written and presented as a missing work by Shakespeare, was performed at Sheridan's Drury Lane theatre by some of the leading actors of the age. When the hoax was eventually discovered Ireland's reputation was ruined, and his son was disgraced. This print is from the famed Oettingen-Wallerstein collection, which was compiled over two centuries by various members of the royal household. The collection is known for its stunning impressions and the immaculate condition of its prints. Dictionary of National Biography ; Lugt, Les Marques de Collections , (Supplement) 2715a.

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        Autograph letter signed "Francilla"

      - Pixis was the foster-daughter of the pianist and composer Johann Peter Pixis (1788-1874), "who had recognized her vocal gifts. Pixis was her principal teacher, although she studied further with Josephine Fodor- Mainville, Henriette Sontag, Rossini and Paer. Her voice was powerful and sonorous, free from strain at louder dynamics and, when required, softly beautiful. Among her most renowned roles were Amina (La sonnambula), Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Norma, Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and Gabriella (Mercadante's Gabriella di Vergy). Pixis conceived his operetta Die Sprache des Herzens for her, and Pacini wrote for her the leading role in his Saffo (1840)." Gaynor G. Jones et al in Grove online Madame Schubert, a coloratura soprano, was the wife of Franz Schubert (1808-1878), violinist and composer, eldest son of the composer and double bass player Franz Anton Schubert (1768-1827), and daughter of the Kapellmeister Georg Abraham Schneider (1770-1839) and singer Caroline Portmann. "She made her début in London in 1832 and was later a valuable, versatile member of the Dresden Opera, her range including soubrette and tragic roles." Grove online 3 pp., densely written on two conjugate octavo leaves. Weimar, March 4, 1841. To Madame Maschinka Schubert, "famous artist." With integral address panel. In German, with translation. An important letter, describing the German premiere of Bellini's "La Sonnambula" by the celebrated contralto singing Amina, one of her most famous roles. "Over the course of six days in Leipzig, I sang three times, came here the other morning, where the next rehearsals were already awaiting me. Besides La Sonnambula and Romeo, I also sang Norma; all three performances were sold out. and applause was just what you would wish for in Germany. The Sonnambula was performed here for the first time. I confess that I enjoyed greatly making this dear opera known. The tenor Götze is very good and sang and acted with a passion. So the opera caused a big splash. I was called out twice, which, I was told, happens never, or at least only very rarely."Slightly soiled and foxed; minor tears and paper defects; creased at folds.

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        L’Indiscretion. Farbradierung nach Nicolas Lavrince (Aquatinta in Farben gedruckt). 1788/89.

      - 35,5 : 27,6 auf 40 : 31,5 cm. Guter Druck (eines frühen Zustandes vor der Schrift?). Lediglich unten links und rechts unter der Darstellung die Namen der Künstler: „Lavrince del. / Janinet sculp." – Linke obere Ecke und im Unterrand rückseitig etwas wasserfleckig, rechte Ecke unten recto im weissen Rand mit schwachem Wasserfleck. Zwei ganz geringfügige Farbschäden an den Säulen im Bildhintergrund durch leichten Papierknick. – Schöner Gesamteindruck. – Selten.

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        Oeuvres Posthumes de Frederic II, Roi de Prusse. In franz. Sprache.

      Bln. Voss et Fils et Decker et Fils. 1788. - 15 Bände. 8°. Mit 1 Kupfer (Portrait Fr.d.Gr.) Orig.hellbraunes HLdr. d. Zt. Rücken mit Goldornamentik. Bd.12 mit unterschiedlicher Rückenornamentik.Kanten gering beschabt. Sehr schöne und saubere Exemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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