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        Allgemeine Geschichte der Musik, 2 Bände (mit zehn gefalteten Kupfertafeln).

      Leipzig, Schwickert, 1788 - 1801. Vollständiges Werk in zwei Bänden. (Neue) grüne, nach historischen Vorbilder gefertigte Halbleinenbände (Handeinbände) mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln; Buchrücken in schwarz-grüner Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken. XXXVI, 504, XVIII, 776 S. Beide Bände mit Titelkupfer sowie mit jeweils fünf teilweise mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln (Instrumentenabbildungen etc.). Erster Versuch einer Allgemeingeschichte der Musik in deutscher Sprache des Organisten und Bach-Enthusiasten Johann Nicolaus Forkel (1749 - 1818), der als einer der Begründer der historisch fundierten Musikwissenschaft in Deutschland gilt. Forkel machte sich außerdem als Bach-Forscher einen Namen und gab 1802 die erste Bach-Biographie heraus, für die er auf direkte Informationen aus seiner Korrespondenz mit den Bach-Söhnen Carl Philipp Emanuel und Wilhelm Friedemann zurückgreifen konnte. Forkels Musikgeschichte, welche die Epochen bis zum Ausklang des Mittelalters beleuchtet, kann als dezidiertestes Werk seiner Art im späteren 18. Jahrhundert gelten. Bemerkenswert sind die ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln (Instrumentenabbildungen) im Anhang. Seiten des ersten Bandes partiell etwas fleckig bzw. gebräunt. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar dieses musikwissenschaftlich und -historisch überaus bedeutenden Werkes. Die Faltkupfer in sehr guter Erhaltung. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Musik Geschichte Musikgeschichte Mittelalter

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        THOUGHTS UPON THE POLITICAL SITUATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN WHICH THAT OF MASSACHUSETTS IS MORE PARTICULARLY CONSIDERED. WITH SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE CONSTITUTION FOR A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. ADDRESSED TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNION. By a Native of Boston

      Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, 1788. 209pp. 20th-century three-quarter black morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Contemporary inscription on titlepage. Light toning, some foxing. Very good. An important argument in favor of adopting the Constitution. "Jackson arrives in a most leisurely manner at his conclusion that the Constitution should be ratified...he condemns opulence and drunkenness as unbecoming to a republic, and warns the country to be on guard against European influence in either politics or fashion" - Streeter. Jackson (1743-1810) was a Harvard graduate, member of Congress, state senator, and in 1789 was made a United States marshal. His arguments are a classic example of a New England Federalist. This copy apparently inscribed by the author on the titlepage: "The gift of the author [to] D. Atkins, 1788." HOWES J23. EVANS 21173. ESTC W28300. COHEN 2838. SABIN 35441. STREETER SALE 1051. REESE, FEDERAL HUNDRED 18, note.

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        1788 1st ed History of Sumatra Indonesia William Marsden Voyages 2v SET Asia

      Paris : Chez Buisson, 1788. First edition (Buisson). - 1788 1st ed History of Sumatra Indonesia William Marsden Voyages 2v SET Asia “The most comprehensive book on the largest island of Indonesia!” After spending eight years in Sumatra, William Marsden came back to England in hopes of getting an important job. When he did not, he devoted his time to writing a historical book on the history the island of Sumatra. Shortly after his work was published in 1782, he received accolades from important members of the Royal Society such as Dalrymple, Rennel, Maskelyne, Solander, and Herschel. Marsden then became a member of the Society, thanks to his work. According to Hoefer, Marsden’s book shows a proper history, an accurate picture of government, and paints a picture of the manners and laws of the natives to Sumatra. Item number: #273 Price: $ 550 MARSDEN, William Histoire de Sumatra, dans laquelle on traite du gouvernement, du commerce, des arts, des loix, des coutumes & des mœurs des habitans ; des productions naturelles, & de l'ancien etat politique de cette isle ; par M. William Marsden, de la Societe royale de Londres, ancien secretaire du president & du conseil du Fort Marlborough, a Sumatra : traduite de l'anglois sur la deuxieme edition, avec des cartes. Par M. Parraud, de l'Academie de Villefranche, & de celle des Arcades de Rome. Paris : Chez Buisson, 1788. First edition (Buisson). Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 2 volumes, complete: 363, [4], 353. o 1 inset plate o 1 large folding plate • Binding: Leather; tight & secure, v1 front board attached by rope cords o Fine leather protective case • Language: French • Provenance: Bookplate – Capitaine Gimon • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Conductor Generalis: Or, the Office, Duty and Authority of Justices.

      1788 - 1788 Printing of Parker's Conductor Generalis Parker, James [1714-1770], Compiler. Conductor Generalis: Or, the Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of the Peace, High-Sheriffs, Under-Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables, Gaolers, Jury-Men, And Overseers of the Poor. As Also the Office of Clerks of Assize, and of the Peace, &c. To Which Are Added, Several Choice Maxims in Law, &c. Compiled Chiefly from Burn's Justice, and the Several Other Books on Those Subjects. The Whole Alphabetically Digested Under the Several Titles; With a Table Directing to the Ready Finding Out the Proper Matter Under Those Titles. New York: Printed by John Patterson, for Robert Hodge, 1788. xvi, 539 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, lettering piece and raised bands to spine. Rubbing to extremities, light wear to spine ends, corners bumped and moderately worn, front joint starting at foot, front hinge starting, front free endpaper lacking, about an inch lacking from head of following endleaf, light toning to text. Early owner signature (of Luther Adams) to front endleaf, partially-erased signature to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. * A popular American legal manual issued by different printers and publishers based largely on Burn and other English sources. Part II contains (with caption titles only): The Office and Duty of Sheriffs; The Office of a Gaoler, and Concerning Escapes; The Office and Duty of the Clerk of Assize and Clerk of the Peace; A Guide to Juries; Of Maxims and General Rules, from Jacob's Law Grammar; Of Actions and Remedies; Of Fictions, Intendments, and Presumptions. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 7959. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Consultation pour les Actionnaires de la Compagnie des Indes.

      4to., with a woodcut impression of the arms of the French East India Company on title-page, 103 + (1) + 24pp., with a large folding table, well bound fairly recently in marbled boards with morocco spine label lettered in gilt, uncut. A fine, large, copy.Publisher: Paris, Lottin & Lottin.Year: 1788Edition: First edition.

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        Lettre au peuple ou projet d'une caisse patriotique.

      Vienne et Paris, Marchands de nouveautés, 1788. ____ Edition originale. Marie Gouze, dite Olympe de Gouges né à Montauban en 1755 et guillotinée à Paris en 1793, est célèbre avant tout pour avoir soutenu l'émancipation des femmes. Lors de la Révolution elle se découvrit une vocation politique. Elle propose dans cette brochure un impôt volontaire pour assainir les ?nances publiques. "Rebutée par la méchanceté des hommes, ne cherchant qu'à finir mes jours dans une profonde solitude, prête à renoncer à la littérature, délices des imaginations riches & fécondes, tout ce qui sort de mon faible génie doit être considéré comme un fruit que la nature a cultivé & que la main des hommes n'a jamais embelli. Ce fruit je ne le vens pas ...." Admiratrice de Mirabeau, elle se proposa pour défendre Louis XVI et s'opposa à Robespierre qui la fit guillotiner. Premier feuillet poussiéreux, avec une tache d'encre, mais bon exemplaire, tel que paru. *-------*. In-8. Collation : 31 pp. Cousu sur brochure.

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        An Account of the Pelew Islands Composed from the Journals Of Captain Henry Wilson

      London: G. Nicol, 1788. 6/25/16. xxvii, 378 pp. Folding chart, b/w plates. “This was one of the most popular of all shipwreck narratives, partly because of the happy ending, of the adventure and partly because of the detailed descriptions of the Pelew IslandsÂ’ natural features and society... Wilson exercised excellent control over his men, dealt smoothly with the natives... The crew set to work to build a schooner from native lumber, while some of their members fought for their hosts in native wars...”— Huntress 107C. When they returned to England they took one of the Pelew Islanders, Prince Lee Boo, with them. He was a celebrity but unfortunately died of smallpox. This is a first edition, bound in full mottled calf. Short worm track on front board. Backstrip dried and showing some wear. Front hinge cracked but holding.

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        Relacion del último viage al Estrecho de Magallanes de la fragata de S.M. Santa María de la Cabeza en los años de 1785 y 1786...

      Madrid: Ibarra, 1788. Quarto, with an engraved portrait of Magellan as frontispiece, four fine large folding maps and four folding tables; contemporary sprinkled calf, sides bordered in gilt. First edition of the first comprehensive study and the best early description of Patagonia and the Strait of Magellan, then as now an area of strategic and navigational significance. Vargas y Ponce's book gives the official account of the expedition by Antonio de Córdoba on the frigate Santa Maria de la Cabeza, sailing from Cádiz in 1785 with the specific aim of exploring parts of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, and of determining whether it was preferable to enter the Pacific by way of the Strait of Magellan or by way of Cape Horn. The large folding maps, fine and detailed, are based on observations made during the voyage.Córdoba's exploration of the Strait of Magellan is accompanied here by Vargas y Ponce's summary of the early explorations of the area, mainly from an examination of original manuscripts in the Spanish archives. He discusses various means of navigating the Strait, with detailed sailing instructions, and describes the climate, indigenous peoples and natural history of the region.An Appendix published five years later, and sometimes found bound with the main work, gave an account of a subsequent voyage to the area by Córdoba. A handsome copy.

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        A new abstract of the Excise Statutes: including the whole of the late regulations, to the end of the Session of the 28th George III. Each duty arranged under its proper head. To which is added, a correct cash table, swewing(sic) at one entry, the duty for any number of barrels and ports, to 100; and, at two entries, from 100 to 50,000, for common brewers and victuallers; and the other duties on the same useful plan.

      Sherborne: printed for and sold by the author; and published, in London, by S Smith. 1788. 8vo, viii + (9)-236 + 35pp, contemporary sheep, recently rebound in old-style half calf gilt. A very good copy. First and only edition: rare. Only the BL copy in ESTC. COPAC adds Bodleian + Inst. of Advanced Legal Studies. OCLC adds no more. Not in Kress, Goldsmiths, Masui or Einaudi. The author was an Excise Officer at Sherborne in Dorset. Although he points out that it had been some 18 years since an index to the Excise Laws had been published, it is evident that the project was not a success. Referring to 'the splendid success' of Jellinger Symon's earlier book, Locke declares himself to be financially embarrassed that he could raise only a small number of subscribers to support his own effort.

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        Wunderbare Reisen Zu Wasser Und Lande, Feldzu?ge Und Lustige Abentheuer ... Des Freyherrn Von Mu?nchhausen ... Aus Dem Englischen Nach Der Neuesten Ausgabe U?bersetzt, Hier Und Da Erweitert Und Mit Noch Mehr Kupfern Gezieret (Zweite Vermehrte Ausgabe)

      London [Actually Gottingen / Goettingen]: [J. C. Dieterich], 1788. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Eleven Plates. 1st Printing 176 Pp (Including Half Title), 11 Plates. Text In German Fraktur. 28 Line Text On P. 165. Quarter Brown Calf With Calf Tips, Marbled Paper Covered Boards, Text Block 1.9 Cm Tall. Probably Rebound In Nineteenth Century. Covers And Contents Very Clean, Light Wear To Calf (No Fraying), Pages Square And Unworn, Light And Generally Even Foxing Within The Text Block, Some Light Foxing To Edges Around The Text. Small Personal Bookplate. No Tears Or Chips, Strong Impressions Of All Plates.

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        Philo's endliche Erklärung und Antwort, auf verschiedene Anforderungen und Fragen, die an ihn ergangen, seine Verbindung mit dem Orden der Illuminaten betreffend. Erstausg.

      Hannover, in der Schmidtschen Buchhandlung, 1788. - 142 S., 1 Bl., Kl.-8°, Goldgepr. Halbleder d. Zt. mit Rückenschild Kloss 3260; Wolfstieg 42781. - Im Jahr 1786 gerieten bei einer Hausdurchsuchungen geheime Papiere der Illuminaten in die Hände der Regierung, dabei wurde Weishaupt als Oberhaupt entlarvt u. der Orden stark belastetet. Die Dokumente wurden publiziert, um der Bevölkerung Beweise für Konspiration u. Staatsgefährdung zu liefern. Als bekannt wurde, dass der Autor vieler Schriftstücke "Philo" mit dem Freiherr von Knigge identisch war, sah dieser sich zu der vorliegenden Rechtfertigung gezwungen. - Leicht bestossen u. berieben; ein Innengelenk leicht angeplatzt; Innendeckel mit ExLibris "Freiherr Knigge-Leveste" (auf der Illus. ist der Gutshof der Freiherren Knigge im Westen des Dorfes Levestes, in der Region Hannover, zu sehen); wie so oft ohne das Frontispiz; Titel gestempelt; Längskante tlw. knapp beschnitten, sonst ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chambre de commerce de Normandie. Réfutation des principes & assertions contenus dans une Lettre qui a pour titre : Lettre à la Chambre du Commerce de Normandie, sur le Mémoire qu'elle a publié relativement au Traité de Commerce avec l'Angleterre, par M. D P. Par la Chambre du Commerce de Normandie.

      Imp. de J.J. Le Boullenger, Rouen 1788 - 2 parties en 1 vol. in-8 de 80 et 114 pp., plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos orné à froid, pièces de titres grenat et olive. Magnifique exemplaire dans une condition exceptionnelle. (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale de la Réfutation qu'adressa la Chambre de commerce de Normandie à Pierre-Samuel Dupont de Nemours qui avait publié la même année sa Lettre à la Chambre du Commerce de Normandie, sur le Mémoire qu'elle a publié relativement au Traité de Commerce avec l'Angleterre. Les Observations de la Chambre du Commerce de Normandie, sur le Traité de Commerce entre la France & l'Angleterre, mémoire publié pour la première fois l'année précédente, en 1787, et qui déclencha la polémique, est imprimé à la suite. On peut lire dans l'avertissement des Observations : « La Chambre de Commerce de Normandie, justement alarmée sur les effets du traité de commerce entre la France et l'Angleterre, relativement aux manufactures de cette Province, s'est empressée de présenter un aperçu général de ce qu'elle pouvait en prévoir (?) elle s'est occupée de réunir aux renseignements qu'elle s'était d'abord procurés sur les Manufactures Anglaises, tous ceux qui ont pu lui faire connaître l'état actuel de nos ateliers en Normandie. » Dupont de Nemours donna pour réponse sa Lettre à laquelle la Chambre de Commerce apporta cette Réfutation. Frère I, 210 ; Michaud XLVIII, 184. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on Diseases Incidental to Europeans in Hot Climates with the Method of Preventing Their Fatal Consequences.

      J Murray, London 1788 - J. Murray., 1788. Fourth Edition. . 357pp + index. Appendix: On intermitting fever . A simple and easy Way to render salt Water fresh, and to prevent a Scarcity of Provisions in long Voyages at Sea. One margin note on Typhus in old ink, a bit faded. Couple of pencil marks. Expertly restored binding, full leather, spine on 5 raised bands, gilt title and ornaments on spine, blindstamped frontcover. Some age staining & occasional useage signs but basically good & sound copy 1 vol volumes. Some age staining & occasional useage signs but basically good & sound copy Expertly restored binding, full leather, spine on 5 raised bands, gilt title and ornaments on spine, blindstamped frontcover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Dramatick Writings of William Shakespeare (20 volumes)

      Printed for, and under the Direction of, John Bell, London 1788 - Frist Bell Edition. Small 8vo. Copper-plate engravings, with tissue guards. Contemporary tree calf boards; rebound with new gilt decorated leather spines, red and black labels, gilt dentelles; marbled page edges. This is the 1st edition of John Bell's collected plays of Shakespeare. The first 2 volumes are 'Prolegomena' containing prefaces to all the previous editions of Shakespeare's plays. The remaining 18 volumes contain 2 plays per volume; each of the volumes has a half title; title page to the collection dated 1788; and title page to the play (dated 1785 or 1786 - this being the year that Bell published the individual play).

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        [Slave Trade] A voyage to the river Sierra-Leone, on the coast of Africa; containing an account of the trade and productions of the country, and of the civil and religious customs and manners of the people; in a series of letters to a friend in England

      London: printed for B. White and Son, at HoraceÂ’s Head Fleet-Street; and J. Sewell, Cornhill, 1788. First Edition. Full Calf. Near Fine+. First edition. 8vo: iv,183,[1]pp (p.142 mispaginated 147), with folding copper-engraved frontispiece of a view of the island Bananas and large folding map of part of the coast of Africa, from Cape St. Ann to the River Rionoonas. Contemporary tree-calf boards with braided gilt frame, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, spine in six compartments stamped with gilt emblems in three, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, original red morocco lettering piece gilt. A superb copy, with virtually spotless pages within a handsome binding. Hogg 161. Cox I, p. 387. Gay 2852. Sabin 46888. Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13533 A good account of the country and its people conveyed in a series of letters written by a naval lieutenant during a residence in Sierra Leone, in the years 1785, 1786, and 1787. The final letter, added after Matthews's return to Liverpool, defends the slave trade. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Qvatuor Evangelia Graece,.

      Havniae [Copenhagen] J.F. Schultz, 1788. XCII+676 pages+ 3 faksimiler pp. cum variantibus a textu lectionibus codd. mss. bibliothecae Vaticanae, Barberinae, Laurentianae, Vindobonensis, Escurialensis, Havniensis Regiae. Bound in a very fine contemporary full polished calf with raised bands and very rich golddecoration anf titellabel with goldprint. The book is very clean and in ex. Condition. With goldstamp B.C.R.on frontboard. 17032615

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        L'ALLEMAGNE, dresse sur les Observations de Tycho Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius.

      Paris. 1788 - Copperplate engraving with later hand colour. Size: 64 x 49 cm. Very good condition, some watermarks on margins, short closed tear at lower centrefold.some sporadic spotting and light browning on margins. Attractive ornamental cartouche, Two secondary cartouches, one containing nine scales, the other is an ' Avertissement' explaining the depiction of the German provinces and enclaves. The map not only shows Germany, but also the Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria parts of Poland and Hungary. The plates were originally made by De l'Isle around 1700. Covens and Mortimer reissued them. Phillipe Buache was de l'Isle's successor, and son in law, he continued to reissue de l'Isle's maps in the later eighteenth century.

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        Slave Trade] A voyage to the river Sierra-Leone, on the coast of Africa; containing an account of the trade and productions of the country, and of the civil and religious customs and manners of the people; in a series of letters to a friend in England

      printed for B. White and Son, at Horace’s Head Fleet-Street; and J. Sewell, Cornhill, London 1788 - First edition. 8vo: iv,183,[1]pp (p.142 mispaginated 147), with folding copper-engraved frontispiece of a view of the island Bananas and large folding map of part of the coast of Africa, from Cape St. Ann to the River Rionoonas. Contemporary tree-calf boards with braided gilt frame, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, spine in six compartments stamped with gilt emblems in three, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, original red morocco lettering piece gilt. A superb copy, with virtually spotless pages within a handsome binding. Hogg 161. Cox I, p. 387. Gay 2852. Sabin 46888. Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13533 A good account of the country and its people conveyed in a series of letters written by a naval lieutenant during a residence in Sierra Leone, in the years 1785, 1786, and 1787. The final letter, added after Matthews's return to Liverpool, defends the slave trade. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Slave Trade] A voyage to the river Sierra-Leone, on the coast of Africa; containing an account of the trade and productions of the country, and of the civil and religious customs and manners of the people; in a series of letters to a friend in England

      London printed for B. White and Son, at Horace's Head Fleet-Street; and J. Sewell, Cornhill 1788 First edition. 8vo: iv,183,[1]pp (p.142 mispaginated 147), with folding copper-engraved frontispiece of a view of the island Bananas and large folding map of part of the coast of Africa, from Cape St. Ann to the River Rionoonas. Contemporary tree-calf boards with braided gilt frame, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, spine in six compartments stamped with gilt emblems in three, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, original red morocco lettering piece gilt. A superb copy, with virtually spotless pages within a handsome binding. Hogg 161. Cox I, p. 387. Gay 2852. Sabin 46888. Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13533 Near Fine+¶A good account of the country and its people conveyed in a series of letters written by a naval lieutenant during a residence in Sierra Leone, in the years 1785, 1786, and 1787. The final letter, added after Matthews's return to Liverpool, defends the slave trade. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Account of the Pelew Islands

      1788. KEATE, George. An Account of the Pelew Islands, Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean, Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and Some of His Officers, Who, in August 1783, Were There Shipwrecked, in The Antelope, a Packet Belonging to the Honourable East India Company. The Second Edition. London: Printed for Captain Wilson, 1788. Quarto, original three-quarter calf, original marbled boards, uncut. $1750.Second edition, published in the same year as the first, with 15 full-page engraved plates (several folding), frontispiece portrait and folding map.“In August 1783, the Antelope, commanded by Henry Wilson, of the East India CompanyÂ’s Marines, ran on a rock near one of the Pelew Islands, and became a wreck. This group of islands had been sighted by the Spaniards and others, but had never been explored. Captain Wilson and his crew escaped safely to shore. He and his men were well treated by the natives, and in time they managed to build a small vessel from the wreck, in which they were able to reach Macao, taking with themÂ… one of the kingÂ’s sons. Wilson brought him to England where he was lionized and created a very good impression; he, however, unfortunately died of small-pox” (Cox II, 302-3). With superb copper-plates of inhabitants, views, tools, etc. Signatures and bookplate on front endpapers of members of the Chamberlain family, including that of Joseph Chamberlain dated 1789. Occasional light pencil marginalia.Several leaves with early repairs to closed tears and restoration to margins, repair covers text on pages 121-124. Some light scattered foxing or offsetting from plates. A handsome, wide-margined, uncut, large-paper copy in original boards.

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        Poema tragico del español Gerardo, y desengaño del amor lascivo. Primera, y segunda parte.

      Don Pedro Marin, 1788. A popular, oft-translated and much reprinted picaresque novel, from the pen of a Spanish Golden Age novelist and historian. It tells the story of the protagonist's desperate love for four women!John Fletcher used the work as source material for both The Spanish Curate and The Maid in the Mill. This is a revised edition, following the first of 1615; it is not widely held in U.S. institutions.

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        Arabian Gulf or Red Sea.

      London, John Harrison, 1788. - Engraved map (40 x 36 cm), hand-coloured in outline. Not in Al Ankary; Al-Qasimi.

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        Le jardin anglois, poême en quatre chants, traduit de l'anglais

      1788. A Paris chez Leroy 1788. Petit In-8 relié plein veau blond, dos lisse très orné de filets et fleurons dorés, guirlande dorée d'encadrement sur les plats et sur les coupes, gardes de papier marbré. XIV + 160 pages. Orné de cinq très belles et délicates planches représentant le jardin anglais du Chateau de PRUNAY près MARLY. Ex-libris au tampon Martin Saint Jean. Le chateau de Prunay appartenait à Lord SEYMOUR, il fût détruit à la fin du XIX° siècle, ses jardins anglais étaient renommés et très raffinés. Bien qu'intitulé poême, cet ouvrage est écrit en prose. Titre des 4 parties : Des promenades, des plantations, de la manière de ménager un terrain. Des formes que l'on doit donner aux barrières. Des plantations et des eaux. Des bâtiments et des décorations du jardin. Il fourmille de renseignements et notes sur l'art des jardins. Petit manque à la coiffe. Bel exemplaire. Rare.

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        Hob XX: 1] Sept sonates sur Les sept dernières paroles de notre Seigneur J.C. Prédédées d'une Intrada et finies par un tremblement de terre. Composées et arrangées pour le clavecin ou forte piano. Oeuvre XXX

      Berlin-Amsterdam : Hummel, PN 637, [1788] - 19 S. Gr. 4to. Gestochen. Rücken mit breitem Papierstreifen verstärkt. RISM H/HH 4386. Seltener und früher Nachdruck.

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        HAMESH MEGILOT: IM TARGUM ASHKENAZI U-VEUR: SHIR HA-SHIRIM. MEGILLAT EICHA. MEGILLAT ESTHER.

      Berlin: Bi-Defus Hevrat Hinukh Naarim 1788 - First edition. Later boards. 8vo, 34, 42, 51 pages, 18 cm. In Hebrew. Contents: Shir Ha-Shirim; Megillat Eicha; Megillat Esther. Loewe (1762-1802) was "a Hebrew writer, grammarian, and biblical exegete in the Moses Mendelssohn circle in Berlin. Born in Berlin, Loewe studied under Isaac Satanow and soon joined Mendelssohn's enlightenment movement. Together with Aharon Wolfsohn, he edited Ha-Me'assef, and was a frequent contributor to it. Mendelssohn helped him obtain a position as tutor in David Friedlaender 's household. In 1791, he was appointed principal of the Wilhelms-Schule in Breslau, serving in this capacity until his death. Loewe's major contribution is his introduction and commentary to Mendelssohn's German translation of Psalms, which includes a study on the structure and style of Hebrew poetry and on the history of ancient Jewish music. On the whole, he took an active part in Mendelssohn's Bible translation project, writing, in addition to his work on Psalms, commentaries to Ecclesiastes, Jonah, and with Wolfsohn, the Song of Songs. Loewe was the first Haskalah writer to publish original epigrams in the style of the Book of Proverbs, and was the first to translate the Passover Haggadah into German" (EJ, 2007) . SUBJECT(S) : Bible. Five Scrolls -- Commentaries. Bible. Five Scrolls. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Stanford, Cambridge, Zurich) , none east of California. Title page missing for Shir Ha-Shirim; other title pages present. Handwriting on Song of Song acknowledgements page. Edgewear to boards. Some foxing and staining to pages. Overall Good Condition. (RAB-35-8A) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miscellaneous tracts. Containing: I. A narrative of the misfortunes of the author; with original letters of pretended friends, calculated to deceive and lead him to ruin. II. A letter to Dominick Trant, Esq. relative to his pamphlet against the Munster peasantry, and his unfortunate duel with the late Sir John Colthurst, Bt. III. Observations on the Bishop of Cloyne's pamphlet; in which the doctrine of tithes is candidly considered, and proved to be oppressive and impolitic ..... IV. Extract of Theophilus's letter to the author: - his intolerance and cruelty pointed out; as also some of the dreadful effects of bigotry and prejudice, dispassionately and candidly treated of in a rejoinder. V. A letter to Daniel Toler, Esq. relative to that unfortunate victim to popular prejudice, the Rev. Nicholas Sheehy; with a history of the prosecution carried on against him, and the subsequent visitations of providence on those who spilled his blood. In this letter are likewise introduced some observations on the po

      Dublin: printed for the author: by James Mehain. 1788. 8vo., engraved portrait frontispiece, iv + (4) + (9) - 264pp., contemporary calf, spine simply gilt and labelled, upper joint worn but still sound. A very good copy. First edition and very rare outside the usual Irish libraries with copies elsewhere only at BL + Cambridge + Bodleian + Un. of Illinois + Yale (Beinecke). Not in Bradshaw. Amyas Griffith (1745 or 6 - 1801), flamboyant poet, playwright and essayist, for a time held the post of Inspector General of Taxes in Munster, from which post he was sacked after opposing the Government at the Carrickfergus elections in 1785, and also the rather more junior post of Surveyor of Belfast. Much of his life, however, was devoted to political commentary and satirical publishing in such outlets as the Stephen's Green Review> (1773). In 1785 he claims to have 'sent my private portable printing press to Carrickfergus to publish squibs'. The final ten years of his life, though, were pretty disastrous for him, with at lest two court actions against him and increasing financial embarrassment.

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        DELLE ANTICHITÀ ITALICHE PARTE PRIMA (-QUARTA) CON DUE APPENDICI E DOCUMENTI.

      Milano, Imperial Monistero di S. Ambrogio Maggiore, 1788. 5 VOLUMI IN 4° GRANDE, PERGAMENA COEVA. COMPESSIVE 1670 PP, CON NUMEROSE INCISIONI IN LEGNO E IN RAME N.T.., 2 GRANDI TAVOLE DI ISCRIZIONI RIPIEGATE F.T. E 26 GRANDI TAVOLE INCISE IN RAME RIPIEGATE F.T. CON FIGURE ARCHITETTONICHE ED ALTRE DI SCULTURE ED EPIGRAFI. BELLISSIMO ESEMPLARE IMMACOLATO DELL' EDIZIONE ORIGINALE DI NOTEVOLE RARITÀ. GIAN RINALDO CARLI, NATO A CAPODISTRIA, POLIGRAFO ED ECONOMISTA, FU CULTORE ANCHE DI LETTERE ED È UN ESEMPIO DI ENCICLOPEDISTA ITALIANO. "NOTEVOLI I CINQUE VOLUMI DELLE ANTICHITÀ ITALICHE ( MILANO, 1788-1791), VASTA OPERA DI ERUDIZIONE DOVE RACCOLSE ED AMPLI

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        Relation des Iles de Pelew situees dans la Partie occidentale de l'Ocean Pacifique Composee sur les journaux et les communications du Capitaine Henri Wilson, et de quelques-uns de ses Officiers, qui, en aout mil sept cent quarte-vingt-trois, y ont fait naufrage sur l'Antelope, paquebot de la Compagnie des Indies orientales

      Le Jay / Maradan, Paris 1788 - [iv], 282; [iv], 274, [vi] pp. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Cpt. Wilson, a folding map of the Palau islands and Chinese sea, and 12 folding engraved plates and 3 engraved portaits of indigenous population. This, the first French edition, appeared in the same year as the first English edition. This translation is attributed to Mirabeau. *Cox II, 303; *Brunet III, col. 647; *Hill 160. Keate's account of the wreck of the Antelope, just off the coast of the previously unexplored Palau Islands (in the Pacific Ocean). The stranded crew was cordially received by the local inhabitants, and the chief even sent his son Lee Boo over to England on the return journey. Sadly, Boo died of smallpox after five months of attracting much attention in England. Keate compiled this account from the journals of Capt. Wilson and other crew members. 2 volumes uniform modern (20th. century) half morocco over marbled boards, 5 raised bands to the spine, gilt-lettered title and volume tickets in two of the compartments, a gilt fleuron in the remaining compartments, gilt ruling above and below the raised bands. Cover condition: Near fine, the leather a little stained. Inside condition: Good: page edges faintly foxed and age-discoloured. Volume 2 with a dampstain to the top margin throughout (affecting text and plates). George Keate (1729-1797) was an English poet and author. He was educated by Rev. Richard Wooddeson of Kingston upon Thames. Although he studied law, was called to the bar and was appointed Master of the Bench of his Inn of Court, he never actually practised law. He was a poet, naturalist, antiquary and artist, and was one of the founding members of the Society of Artists. He left the Society to become a member of the Royal Academy in 1768. He was later made Fellow of the Royal Society. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte d'Asie. Dressée pour l'usage du Roi sur ce que les Arabes nous ont laissé de plus exact des Pays Orienteaux, sur les routiers et observations de voyageurs européens notamment sur celles de Pallas.

      Paris, Dezauche succ. De l'Isle et Buache, 1788. (Parte incisa mm. 480 x 630). Bella carta geografica, in coloritura coeva, proveniente da Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde par Guillaume De L'Isle et P. Buache.

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        L'ALLEMAGNE, dresse sur les Observations de Tycho Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius.....

      Paris., 1788. Copperplate engraving with later hand colour. Very good condition, some watermarks on margins, short closed tear at lower centrefold.some sporadic spotting and light browning on margins. Size: 64 x 49 cm. Attractive ornamental cartouche, Two secondary cartouches, one containing nine scales, the other is an ' Avertissement' explaining the depiction of the German provinces and enclaves. The map not only shows Germany, but also the Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria parts of Poland and Hungary. The plates were originally made by De l'Isle around 1700. Covens and Mortimer reissued them. Phillipe Buache was de l'Isle's successor, and son in law, he continued to reissue de l'Isle's maps in the later eighteenth century.

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        Reigning Abominations

      , 1788. 1788. First Edition . WINCHESTER, Elhanan. The Reigning Abominations, Especially the Slave Trade, Considered as Causes of Lamentations; Being the Substance of a Discourse Delivered in Fairfax County, Virginia, December 30, 1774. And Now Published With Several Additions. London: H. Trapp, 1788. Slim octavo, period-style three quarter black cloth and marbled boards; pp. 32. $3800.First edition, first printing of this very early indictment of slavery, a powerful sermon delivered in Virginia in 1774, declaring slavery a ""national sin,"" with accounts of slaves brutally tortured and his ominous warning ""that some revolution is at the door.""Massachusetts-born Winchester, one of America's first antislavery voices, ""spent the years 1774-80 in South Carolina preaching to both whites and blacks. He delivered this antislavery sermon on December 30, 1774, in Fairfax County, Virginia, calling on slave-owners to renounce slavery because 'it is an accursed thing, for which the wrath of God will be poured out upon this nation,' and ominously predicting 'that some revolution is at the door'"" (American Antislavery Writings, Library of America). An electrifying orator, he came of age just as Americans began their Revolutionary struggle for freedom, when ""the language of liberty, war, and frontier migration opened debate on the meaning of freedom, authority, and democracy… Winchester's writings against slavery gained him fame among northern abolitionists during the 1840s. During his southern travels Winchester became convinced that slavery was an 'abomination'… he argued forcefully that slave holding and slave trading were evils that debased all involved"" (ANB).One of the first in South Carolina to baptize African slaves, Winchester called slavery ""an unparalleled 'national sin' that would inspire 'national punishment,' including military defeat. In effect, he foresaw a civil war"" (Gilbert, Black Patriots and Loyalists, 54). First published in London in 1788, this was likely printed ""to bolster the newly formed English Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (henceforth English Abolition Society) while Winchester was living there"" (Gould, Barbaric Traffic, 17). Just as famed British abolitionists Anthony Benezet and Thomas Clarkson would appeal ""to the commercial interests of Britons to countervail the greed they see fueling the trade… Winchester argues in his antislavery sermon that 'avarice tends to harden the heart, to render the mind callous to the feelings of humanity'"" (Gottlieb, Global Romanticism, 180). He powerfully evokes the brutality of the slave trade and Middle Passage, writing: ""Loaded with chains, confined in putrid air, exhausted with hunger, thirst, sorrow and despair, many die in the voyage… This abomination is sufficient to make the land desolate and waste… If the words of Christ are true, the slaves will at length be free."" ESTC T150025. Sabin 104732. Howes W554. Faint inkstamp, ""Bound N.Y.H.S. May 10 1943,"" with deaccession inkstamp ""Withdrawn N-YHS.""Text fresh with only light scattered foxing. A rare about-fine copy.

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        View of the English Interests in India; and an Account of the Military Operations in the Southern Parts of the Peninsula, During the Campaigns of 1782, 1783, and 1784. In Two Letters Addressed to the Right Honourable the Earl of *********, and to Lord Macartney and the Select Committee of Fort St. George.

      Second edition. 8vo. xviii, (ii), 323, (1) pp. Later quarter brown calf over marbled boards by the French bookbinder Duplanil, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, gilt tooling to the other panels, endpapers and all edges marbled, ownership inscription of Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron to the title page, later book label of a "M. de la Tour du Pin" to the front pastedown. Folding plan of "Order of Battle" showing the arrangement of British troops commanded by Fullarton plus a folding map of southern India by William Faden with the routes of armies led by Colonels Fullarton and Humberston in the years 1782-4 coloured in outline. Subtle tissue repair to a small tear without loss to the title page, an attractive copy.A contemporary account of the British campaign during the Second Anglo-Mysore War against Tipu Sultan by one of the leading soldiers in the army. This copy bears the signature of the fêted Orientalist Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1730-1805). After starting his academic career as a classical scholar, he subsequently distinguished himself in the study of Asiatic languages, initially acquiring Arabic before arriving in India in 1755 to broaden his grasp of other south Asian languages. His pioneering work led to the first European translations of the Zoroastrian text the Avesta, into French, and the Hindu text the Upanisads, into Latin.

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        Tableau méthodique des minéraux suivant leurs différentes natures, et avec des caractères distinctifs, apparens ou faciles à reconnoître.

      à Paris, chez Pierres, Didot le Jeune, & Née de la Rochelle, Dessenne, 1788, pet. in 8°, de 36 tableaux imprimés au recto, cart. papier marbré orangé, titre au dos, intéressantes notes manuscrites de l'époque au verso du dernier feuillet au sujet des résidus bitumeux: Naphte, asphalte, vitrole noire, poix minérale... etc. Bon exemplaire. (Lobstein-Laurenchet). Seconde édition rare de ce tableau publié en 36 feuillets imprimés d'un seul côté car destinés à être réunis en un seul grand tableau. Il regroupe sous forme de tableau l'exposé des leçons de Daubenton au Collège royal depuis 1779. Daubenton était en effet professeur d'histoire naturelle au Collège de France et professeur de minéralogie au Muséum."The first edition of his Tableau méthodique des minéraux appeared in 1784. While they display no great originality, Daubenton's teaching and writings on mineralogy contributed significantly to the spreading of current knowledge of the subject. It was, moreover, under Daubenton's patronage that Haüy began his career." DSB XV, p.113 - Duveen p. 158 (édit. 1784) "a rare work, the pages of which, being printed on one side only, were presumably intended to be stuck on boards and made up into large tables" - Poggendorf, I, col. 515 (8e édit. 1800 ) - Cole 337 (5e édit. An IV).

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        L'America

      Rome. c1788 - Copper engraving. Later colouring. Size: 46 x 33 cm. (18 x 13 inches). In fine condition.Mounted size 69.5 x 57cm An attractive map of the Americas including most of the Pacific Ocean, showing an early depiction of the whole of New Zealand and the routes of Captain Cooke's three voyages. A splendid, large decorative cartouche is seen depicting a female indian holding an arrow surrounded by various wild animals.

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        Geographie der Griechen und Römer aus ihren Schriften dargestellt von M. Konrad Mannert Lehrer an der Schule zu St. Sebald in Nürnberg [ord. Professor der Geschichte in Altdorf]. Mit zwey [mehrfach gefalteten] Kärtchen.

      Nürnberg Grattenauer 1788 - [Erster Theil]. Zweyter Theil, erstes Heft. Das transalpinische Gallien. 1789. + Germania, Rhaetia, Noricum, Pannonia, 1792. Dritter Theil. Mit zwey [mehrfach gefalteten, davon eine koloriert] Karten. + Der Norden der Erde von der Weichsel bis nach China, 1795. Vierter Theil. Mit zwey [mehrfach gefalteten] Karten. + Fünfter Theil. Indien und die Persische Monarchie bis zum Euphrat, 1797, 1 mehrfach gefaltete Karte. + Fünfter Theil. Zweytes Heft. Die Persische Monarchie bis zum Euphrat, 1797, 1 mehrfach gefaltete Karte. + Sechster Theil. Erstes Heft. Arabien, Palästina, Phönicien, Syrien, Cypern, 1799, 1 mehrfach gefaltete Karte. + Sechster Theil. Zweites Heft. Kleinasien. Mit 2 [mehrfach gefalteten, davon eine koloriert] Karten. + Sechster Theil. Drittes Heft. Kleinasien, 1802. 6 in 8 Teilen (von insgesamt 10 in 14) Bänden. Es fehlen: Teil 7 "Thracien, Illyrien, Macedonien, Thessalien, Epirus", Teil 8 "Geographie des nördlichen Griechenlandes, des Peloponneses und der Inseln des Archipelagus", Teil 9 "Geographie von Italia nebst den Inseln Sicilia, Sardinia, Corsica" und Teil 10 "Geographie von Afrika", die bis auf den letzten Teil derzeit alle bei einem Kollegen (Carl Wegner) im Netz angeboten werden. Nicht einheitlich gebundene Halblederbände der Zeit über fünf Bünden, die ersten drei und die letzten fünf Bände gleich gebunden, jedoch alle mit passender floraler Rückenvergoldung und je zwei verschiedenfarbigen, goldgeprägten Rückenschildern, Lederecken und marmorierten Deckelbezügen. Allseitiger Rotschnitt. (20,4 x 13,2 cm) 8°. - " . Konrad Mannert: ich danke dir, ich verdanke dir viele Kenntnisse ." Arno Schmid in "Brand's Haide" - Die Einbände mit Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, berieben, an den oberen Kapitalen etwas bestoßen, dort stellenweise mit Fehlstellen im Leder. Die Innendeckel und fliegenden Vor- bzw. Nachsätze mit Bräunungen durch klebebedingten Lederabklatsch. Auf allen Vorderdeckeln das Exlibris von Vicco von Bülow-Schwante. Die vollständige Reihe der ersten 6 Teile (in 8 Bänden) in der bei Grattenauer erschienenen Erstausgabe. Mit insgesamt zehn gestochenen Karten, davon zwei in schönem zeitgenössischem Kolorit. * Bitte fordern Sie bei Interesse unsere umfangreichen Anmerkungen an. * * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 10001 gr.

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        Da Asia de Joáo Barros e de Diogo de Couto, Nova Edição...

      Lisbon: Regia Officina Typographica, 1788. 24 volumes, duodecimo, with four portraits and five folding maps; contemporary blonde speckled calf. This extensive set is a fundamental travel book, and the basis for any history of Portuguese exploration. This is the first collected edition of the "Decades" of João de Barros and Diogo de Couto, chronicling the first Portuguese discoveries in Asia, as well as Africa and Brazil. Its twenty-four volumes contain an extraordinary wealth of detail regarding the Portuguese in the East Indies and elsewhere in the New World. An idea of its significance may be gained simply by glancing at the many indexes to the various volumes of Donald Lach's majestic Asia in the Making of Europe, all of which contain multiple extensive references to Barros's work.The Portuguese historian and civil servant Barros had equipped an expedition to the Amazon, but its failure brought him to the verge of poverty. His mercantile ambitions destroyed, Barros retreated into the sanctuary of historical studies. Written at the instigation of the king, Barros first published Décadas da Asia in the middle of the sixteenth century, and it is still regarded as one of the supreme accounts of European exploration and colonisation, and famously includes work on Magellan and his discoveries in the Americas. The first volume, Asia de Ioam de Barros, was published in 1552, and the subsequent volumes of his work in 1555, 1563 and 1615. The authenticity of the fourth, published much later, has been questioned. Its vigour and scope are such that it is one of the founding works of Portuguese literature. It was continued by Diogo de Couto, royal historiographer to Phillip II, whose work is generally more critical. Couto not only furthers Barros's original discussion, but also expands on the arguments for the decline of Portuguese influence in the east.The first eight volumes of this set consist of the four original Décadas; volume nine is a life of Barros by Manoel Severin de Faria together with an index; the remaining fourteen volumes comprise all of Couto's ensuing books, the last volume an index. A fine crisp set.

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        Reigning Abominations

      1788. First Edition . WINCHESTER, Elhanan. The Reigning Abominations, Especially the Slave Trade, Considered as Causes of Lamentations; Being the Substance of a Discourse Delivered in Fairfax County, Virginia, December 30, 1774. And Now Published With Several Additions. London: H. Trapp, 1788. Slim octavo, period-style three quarter black cloth and marbled boards; pp. 32. $3800.First edition, first printing of this very early indictment of slavery, a powerful sermon delivered in Virginia in 1774, declaring slavery a ""national sin,"" with accounts of slaves brutally tortured and his ominous warning ""that some revolution is at the door.""Massachusetts-born Winchester, one of America's first antislavery voices, ""spent the years 1774-80 in South Carolina preaching to both whites and blacks. He delivered this antislavery sermon on December 30, 1774, in Fairfax County, Virginia, calling on slave-owners to renounce slavery because 'it is an accursed thing, for which the wrath of God will be poured out upon this nation,' and ominously predicting 'that some revolution is at the door'"" (American Antislavery Writings, Library of America). An electrifying orator, he came of age just as Americans began their Revolutionary struggle for freedom, when ""the language of liberty, war, and frontier migration opened debate on the meaning of freedom, authority, and democracy… Winchester's writings against slavery gained him fame among northern abolitionists during the 1840s. During his southern travels Winchester became convinced that slavery was an 'abomination'… he argued forcefully that slave holding and slave trading were evils that debased all involved"" (ANB).One of the first in South Carolina to baptize African slaves, Winchester called slavery ""an unparalleled 'national sin' that would inspire 'national punishment,' including military defeat. In effect, he foresaw a civil war"" (Gilbert, Black Patriots and Loyalists, 54). First published in London in 1788, this was likely printed ""to bolster the newly formed English Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (henceforth English Abolition Society) while Winchester was living there"" (Gould, Barbaric Traffic, 17). Just as famed British abolitionists Anthony Benezet and Thomas Clarkson would appeal ""to the commercial interests of Britons to countervail the greed they see fueling the trade… Winchester argues in his antislavery sermon that 'avarice tends to harden the heart, to render the mind callous to the feelings of humanity'"" (Gottlieb, Global Romanticism, 180). He powerfully evokes the brutality of the slave trade and Middle Passage, writing: ""Loaded with chains, confined in putrid air, exhausted with hunger, thirst, sorrow and despair, many die in the voyage… This abomination is sufficient to make the land desolate and waste… If the words of Christ are true, the slaves will at length be free."" ESTC T150025. Sabin 104732. Howes W554. Faint inkstamp, ""Bound N.Y.H.S. May 10 1943,"" with deaccession inkstamp ""Withdrawn N-YHS.""Text fresh with only light scattered foxing. A rare about-fine copy.

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        Briefe

      Berlin, Spener, - 1788 - 2. verbesserte u. vermehrte Aufl. 4 Bde. Kl.-8

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        Briefe an Lina als M

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        Encyclop

      732 S., 715 S., 675 S., 698 732 S., 715 S., 715 S. mit Abb. /3 Fig. 724 S., 712 S., 683 S. mit 1 mehrf. gefalt. Bl. (Coromorphosis..) 707 (1) S., 690 S., 732 S., 731 (1) S., 734 S., 705 S., 705 S., 1 Bl., 713 S., 1 Bl., 715 (1) S., 733 S., 3 Bll., 695 S., 1 Bl., 686 S., 1 Bl., 705 (1) S., 1 Bl. mit einem Faltblatt /Tabelle Kopfgeburten 730 S., 1 Bl., 715 (1) S., 723 (1) S., 721 (1) S., 1 Bl., 694 S., 1 Bl., 724 S., 1 Bl., 698 S., 2 Bll., 693 (1) S., 1 Bl. mit 1 Faltblatt (fehlerhafte Lagen der Frucht) 650 S., 2 Bll., 723 (1) S., 1 Bl., 779 (1) S., 1 Bl., 700 S., 2 Bll., 683 (1) S., 1 Bl., 685 (1) S., 2 Bll. mit (2) Textabb. 694 S., 2 Bll. 523 (1) S., 1 Bl. + Sachregister: 236 S., 2 Bll. 21,5 x 13,5cm Herausgegeben von den Professoren der medicinischen Facult

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        THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches

      Oxford, Printed at The Clarendon Press: W. Jackson and A. Hamilton, Printers to the University, 1788. Small 12mo. 13 x 7cm. Unpaginated. 4 page Table of Feasts written in neat hand from 1805-1818 inclusive. The Order for Morning Prayer in 6 pages, written in out in neat hand. Section at end also written out in neat hand with a hand done title page, 'A Collection of Hymns and Anthems, as used in St. Andrews Chapel Aberdeen, and other Chapels of the Episcopal Church of Scotland' - Brechin, 1832. Three lines are crossed out in black ink, the contents and text is very clean otherwise. The margins have been closely trimmed, not affecting the text. The binding has been expertly repaired with cloth hinge inserts, very neatly, can be seen in the images. Bookplate of Charles Will, Brechin. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Gilt lettering to the spine. Binding very characteristic of the gothic style of St. Andrews Cathedral, Aberdeen. A handsome little prayer book. . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

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        Méchanique analitique.

      Paris: Veuve Desaint, 1788. First edition of "perhaps the most beautiful mathematical treatise in existence. It contains the discovery of the general equations of motion, the first epochal contribution to theoretical dynamics after Newton's Principia" (Evans). "Lagrange's masterpiece, the Méchanique Analitique (Paris, 1788), laid the foundations of modern mechanics, and occupies a place in the history of the subject second only to that of Newton's Principia." ?Grolier/Horblit 61; Evans 10; Dibner 112; Sparrow 120; Norman 1257. "With the appearance of the Mecanique Analytique in 1788, Lagrange proposed to reduce the theory of mechanics and the art of solving problems in that field to general formulas, the mere development of which would yield all the equations necessary for the solution of every problem ... [it] united and presented from a single point of view the various principles of mechanics, demonstrated their connection and mutual dependence, and made it possible to judge their validity and scope." (DSB). "In the preface of the book La Grange proudly points to the complete absence of diagrams, so lucid is his presentation. He regarded mechanics (statics and dynamics) as a geometry of four dimensions and in this book set down the principle of virtual velocities as applied to mechanics." (Dibner). 4to (250 x 195 mm), pp [i-v] vi-xii, [1-] 2-512, contemporary half calf, small chip to the upper capital, light wear to corner, otherwise fine and unrestored, internally a fresh and clean throughout.

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        Réflexions sur la formation et la distribution des richesses.

      [Paris?]: [publisher unknown], 1788. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (220 x 133 mm). [5] 6-136 pp. Uncut in contemporary paper wrappers. Leaves carefully cleaned, some minor remaining spotting and marginal finger soiling, a few leaves with paper repairs of tears to blank fore-margin, pp. 39/40 with repaired tear to upper corner just touching page numbers. Still a very good, unmarked and untrimmed copy. ----Einaudi 5772; En francais dans le texte 165 (citing the work's publication in the Ephemerides); Goldsmiths' 13536; Kress B.1506. RARE FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Turgot's principal work, first published in 1769-70 in the Ephemerides du citoyen, was addressed to two young Chinamen who, "having been brought to France and educated by the Jesuits, were then sent back to Canton with a royal annuity and the task of maintaining a correspondence on the state of literature and science in China." (Palgrave III, 592). The work is divided into a hundred sections tracing the existence of commmerce to the unequal distribution of land, the diversity of the soil in fitness for production, the multiplicity of human needs, and the advantages of the division of labour. It was read by and had considerable influence upon Adam Smith, and was one of the most important economic texts to be published before Wealth of Nations. Première édition séparée mis à part le très petit nombre d'exemplaires réservés à l'auteur, extrait des Éphémérides du citoyen (1770). Écrit en nov. 1766, il fut d'abord publié en 1769 dans les tomes XI et XII de ce périodique. Édition définitive. Turgot l'a débarrassée des quelques ajouts par trop physiocratiques du trop bien intentionné Dupont de Nemours, qui figuraient dans les Éphémérides du citoyen. Principal ouvrage de Turgot qualifié ''l'un des plus grands économistes scientifiques de tous les temps'' (Schumpeter). Il aborde en cent chapitres diverses questions relatives à la culture, la production, les capitaux, le commerce, la spéculation, les intérêts, etc. Les Réflexions, d'inspiration apparemment physiocratique, n'en sont pas moins profondément originales. Plus développées, elles eussent constitué, a-t-on dit, le ''grand traité d'économie politique de leur temps.'' On n'est pas loin aujourd'hui de les considérer comme telles, et Schumpeter n'hésite pas à les égaler à la Richesse des Nations d'Adam Smith qu'elles surpassent même à ses yeux quant à la structure théorique. (Jean Viardot, En Français dans le texte). Very Good.

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        Oeuvres Philosophiques, traduites de l'anglois. Nouvelle édition.

      Londres, 1788. - 7 tomes en 3 volumes in-12. 2ff. 262pp. 1f. + 1f. 229pp. + 2ff. 199pp. et 2ff. 135pp. + 2ff. 319pp. et 2ff. 415pp. + 2ff. 268pp. 1f. Plein veau, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque restaurée). Edition Collective la plus complète, augmentée des traités d'Economie Politique de Hume ("Essais sur le Commerce, le Luxe, l'Argent, les Intérêts de l'Argent, les Impôts, le Crédit Public, la Balance du Commerce"). Les "Essais Philosophiques sur l'Entendement Humain" occupent les 2 premiers tomes. Exemplaire relié à l'époque sans le titre du tome 2, qui est joint aux tomes 1 et 3 dans le premier volume. Brunissures marginales aux premiers et derniers feuillets de chaque volume, dues à l'encollage des contreplats. Assez bon exemplaire par ailleurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caccia-Armi) La chasse ou 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 fabrication des canons de fusil.

      Imprimerie de Monsieur. et sevend chez Theophile Barrois 1788 - Magné De Marolles. Paris, Imprimerie de Monsieur. et sevend chez Theophile Barrois, 1788. (Caccia-Armi) La chasse ou 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 fabrication des canons de fusil. La seconde, les enseignements et connaisances nécessaires pour chasser utilement les différentes espèces de gibier. la manière de dresser les chiens de plaine; les ruses donton peut servir pour approcher certains oiseaux; et les détail de plusieurs chasses particulières. (Unito:) Supplement au Traité de la chasse au fusil, contenant des additions et corrections importantes. Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1791. In-8°, pergamena coeva tinta di verde (cerniere logore). xvi, 582, (10) pp. con 6 tavole num. più una nn. (fra le pp. 82-83) e 2 grandi tavole ripiegate più volte f.t. incise in rame. 111 pp. per il supplemento. Souhart, 312. Thiébaud, 621-22: >. www.libreriabrighenti.it Uff. Mob. 2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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