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        Etwas zur richtigen Beurtheilung der Theosophie, Cabbala, Magie, und anderer geheimer übernatürlicher Wissenschaften. Nebst einem Kupfer. Erstausg.

      174 S., mit einer gest. Taf., 8, Pappband d. Zt. Ackermann III/42 u. V/920 Rosenthal 3062 Grässe S.63 Caillet 10387. - Der Verfasser erhielt für die vorliegende Schrift "von der Russ. Kaiserin Katharina II. durch den Graf Anhalt 100 Dukaten und die Medaille auf die Statue Peters des Großen." (Lausitzisches Magazin 1788, Band 21, S.337) - Stolls auflklärerische Positionen richtet sich hauptsächlich gegen die Anhänger Swedenborgs, Jacob Böhmes u. die "Theosophen" im allgemeinen: "Ich habe verschiedene dieser Secte ausgeforschet und gefunden, dass sie unter ihrer Weißheit in göttlichen Dingen die Cabbalam, die Magie und Alchymie verbergen, dass sie bey einer scheinbaren Verläugnung iher selbst und aller zeitlich Güter, doch nichts zum Grunde haben als die vortreffliche Kunst, die unedlern Metalle in edlere, nämlich in Gold oder Silber, zu verwandeln. Sie selbst wenn sie Protestanten sind, schreiben den catholischen Geistlichen diese Kunst der Verwandlung zu." (S.15f.) - Darüber hinaus enthält der Band seltenes Material, u.a.: "Wie man in einem Glas Wasser alles und jedes sehen auch erfahren kann" mit den dazu gehörigen Sigillen (auf der einzigen Tafel). Oder Kuriosa wie z.B. den Kaspar Hauser ähnlichem Fall des wilden Peter, der 1725 in England gefunden wurde (S.161f). - Einband fleckig, leicht bestossen u. angeknickt Rücken mit handschrftl. Titel Seiten etwas gebräunt u. tlw. leicht braunfleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        RELACIÓN DEL ÚLTIMO VIAGE AL ESTRECHO DE MAGALLANES DE LA FRAGATA DE S. M. S. Mª DE LA CABEZA EN LOS AÑOS 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

      VIUDA DE IBARRA, HIJOS Y COMPAÑIA, MADRID - Estado de conservación: Muy bueno Faltas, daños, anotaciones, firmas: La obra presenta una buena restauración, tan solo señalar algunos restos de humedad en algunas páginas. Páginas: 359 Año: 1788 Medidas: 23 x 19 cm. Ilustraciones o Grabados: Si, Grabado de Magallanes con restos de humedad al pie de página, importante serie de mapas. Fotografías: No Encuadernación: Encuadernación pasta española copn acabado moteado. Tejuelo en verde con título dorado. Año al pie del lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EMMELINE, THE ORPHAN OF THE CASTLE. VOLUME I & VOL. II

      Dublin: Published for Messrs. White, Wogan, Byrne, Moore, Jones, and Halpen, 1788. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. A Cinderella story in which the heroine stands outside the traditional economic structures of English society and ends up wealthy and happy, the novel is a fantasy. At the same time, it criticises the traditional marriage arrangements of the 18th century, which allowed women little choice and prioritised the needs of the family. Complete in 2 volumes. Vol. I: 317pp; front endpaper removed, light wear to the edges of the covers; Vol. II: 425pp, moderate wear to the edges and hinges of the covers. Both volumes are in the original full calf leather binding and are in good to good+ condition. A nice example of the rare first edition..

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        La physique des arbres; où il est traité de l'Anatomie des Plantes et de l'Économie Végétale: pour servir l'Introduction au Traité complet des Bois & des Forests: avec une Dissertation sur l'utilité des Méthodes de Botaniques; & une Explication de termes propres à cette Science, & qui sont en usage pour l'exploitation des Bois & des Foret.

      Paris, chez la Veuve Desaint, 1788, due volumi in-4to legatura coeva in piena pelle con snodi, titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi, tagli rossi, pp. (4)-LXVIII-307 + (4)-III-438 con testatine e capolettera xilografici e 50 tavole incise in rame ripiegate fuori testo (28 nel privo volume e 22 nel secondo). Bella copia in ottimo stato di conservazione di questa seconda edizione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE SLAVE TRADE ON THE COAST OF AFRICA

      London: Printed by J. Phillips, 1788. 55,[1]pp. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards, corners tipped with vellum, gilt spine label. Boards rubbed, light edge wear. Outer leaves somewhat foxed and dust soiled, otherwise internally clean. About very good. "The author was formerly a surgeon in the African trade and had thus made several voyages on slavers. A graphic narrative covering the hardships suffered by the blacks at the hands of local dealers, the horrors of the middle passage and the hardships of and high mortality rate of among British seamen engaged in the business. Contains a sketch of the regions from which the British were drawing their supplies of hands [Guinea, Windward and Gold Coasts]" - Ragatz. "A concise and excellent account of all aspects of the slave trade..." - Bell. BELL F11. KRESS B1411. CUNDALL 2517. SABIN 23721. RAGATZ, p.502. GOLDSMITHS' 13694.

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        Examination of The Rev Mr Harriss Scriptural Researches on the Licitness of the Slave Trade

      Only edition. 8vo., 29, [3] pp. With the final advertisement leaf. An excellent copy bound in modern calf and marbled boards, antique style. London: James Phillips,

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        Derecho público

      Imprenta de Benito Cano, Madrid 1788 - 3 v. (244, 421, 550 p.), 21 x 15 cm Español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Print-ST. GEORGE CHANNEL-IRISH SEA-ENGLAND-Huddart-Laurie & Whittle-1788

      1788 - Antique print, titled: 'A New and Original Hydrographical Survey of the North and St. George's Channels [ ].' - A detailed sea chart of St. George's Channel, the stretch of sea between England/Wales/Scotland and Ireland. Coastal towns are indicated, current directions and depth soundings. Insets show coast profiles, and an inset map shows the harbour of Lamlash on Arran Island. Source unknown, to be determined. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation. Engraving, outline coloured on hand laid paper. Made by 'Laurie & Whittle' after 'Captain Joseph Huddart'. Very good, given age. Two sheets joined together. Original folds, as issued. Paper separation in some of the folds, backed with acid-free archival tape. A small, closed, tear in the lower right edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 70.3 x 101 cm. The image size is ca. 66.1 x 98 cm. The overall size is ca. 27.7 x 39.8 inch. The image size is ca. 26 x 38.6 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-357

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        TRAITE' ELEMENTAIRE DE LA MATURE DES VAISSEAUX. A’ l’usage des élèves de la marine, composé et publié. d’après les ordres de Monseigneur le Maréchal de Castries, Ministre et Secrétaire d’Etat au Département de la Marine .

      Paris, chez Clousier, 1788. In-8 gr. (mm. 254x193), p. pelle bazana coeva, dorso a cordoni (abrasioni alle cerniere) con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, pp. XL,294. E' introdotto da una interessante “idée générale de la maneuvre des vaisseaux, de leurs évolutions et de leurs divers mouvements”. In appendice “Vocabulaire des termes qu'on a employés dans le Traité de la Mature” e Indice delle figure. Il volume è molto ben illustrato da 192 figure in 24 tavole f.t., ripieg. e inc. in rame da Benard. “Dans ce livre, qui jouit en son temps d'une réputation bien méritée, l'auteur envisage tout ce qui concerne la construction et la mature des vaisseaux et propose une nouvelle formule de voilure qui permet de tirer le meilleur parti possible du vent”. "Prima edizione" di questo importante trattato del francese Forfait (1752-1807), “Ingénieur-Constructeur ordinaire de la Marine”, grazie al quale venne eletto all'Accademia Reale delle Scienze. Lieve alone al margine super. di tutto il vol. ma certamente un buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Fables of Aesop and Others: Translated into English. With Instructive Applications; and a Print before each Fable

      J.F. and C. Rivington, et al., London, 1788. Good: moderate overall wear to binding; small piece torn from margin of C3 affecting approximately 10 letters, gathering P partially sprung. fourteenth Edition 6 3/4 x 4 inches, [xxxiv], 329, [7, index] pages, contemporary calf with red morocco spine label, Includes engraved frontispiece and 196 woodcut illustrations, each measuring 2 1/8 x 2 3/4 inches, in pagination. Neat ink owner inscription dated 1796 on front free endpaper.

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        DISCURSO SOBRE EL LUXO DE LAS SEÑORAS, y Proyecto de un trage nacional.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1788. - in-12. 64pp. 3 planches dépliantes en couleurs. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre (reliure espagnole du XIXe siècle). Edition Originale de ce curieux opuscule sur l'économie de l'industrie textile et la mode vestimentaire des femmes en Espagne. Désireuse de freiner la coutume d'acheter des vêtements venus de l'étranger, qui était préjudiciable à l'économie nationale, la rédactrice anonyme de cet opuscule y propose la production par les manufactures espagnoles de trois robes, la "Española", la "Carolina" et la "Borbonesa ou Madrileña", destinées à revigorer la production textile du pays et à manifester les sentiments patriotiques des dames espagnoles. Le volume contient notamment une instruction sous forme de règlement en 25 articles dans lesquels sont détaillés les différents aspects de ce projet, qui annonçait déjà l'éclosion de la confection industrielle au 19e siècle. On y trouve en particulier les caractéristiques techniques et stylistiques des 3 modèles de robes, qui figurent sur 3 jolies planches coloriées à la main. L'ouvrage est dédié à l'homme politique José Moñino y Redondo, comte de Floridablanca (1728-1808), lequel s'était imposé comme l'un des principaux ministres de Charles III à la suite de la révolte contre le Marquis Esquilace de 1766, mouvement social qui débuta après l'interdiction du port de la cape longue et du chambergo (chapeau à bords larges) dans la ville de Madrid, au profit de celui de la cape courte et du tricorne, selon la mode venue de France. Légères traces de plis aux planches. Bon exemplaire agréablement relié. Palau, 74339. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BIBLIOTHECA CLASSICA; or, A Classical Dictionary, Containing A Full Account of all the Proper Names Mentioned in Antient Authors.; To Which are Subjoined, Tables of Coins, Weights, and Measures, In Use among the Greeks and Romans

      Reading: Printed for T. Cadell, 1788. 1st Edition (PMM 236). Period full brown calf with gilt stamped maroon title label to spine. General extremity wear to binding, with front board held by cords & chips to leather at head and tail of spine. Ffep detached. Period bookplate of Henry Holdsworth. Age-toning to paper. About Very Good.. Unpaginated. 8vo. "... the first of a new kind of manual: the rendering of a body of knowledge not easily accessible in any other form into a series of alphabetical articles for the use of those who lack the time or the learning to seek out the sources. ... it [this work] has one quite imperishable claim to fame. Keats owned a copy, and it was the source of much of his knowledge of Latin and Greek mythology; one can sometimes even see the genesis of his lines in Lempriere's humble but lively prose." [PMM].

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        Carte des États-Unis D'Amérique et du cours du Mississipi

      Paris: Louis Brion de la Tour, 1788. unbound. Copper plate engraving with original hand color. Image measure 15" x 21.5" Copper plate engraving with original hand color. Image measure 15" x 21.5".This interesting circa 1788 map by Louis Brion de la Tour depicts the United States showing the earliest configuration of the new states. The map extends from L. des Bois (Lake of the Woods) east as far as Newfoundland with the Great Lakes featured in the center. The map was issued following the Treaty of Paris and is among the earliest maps of the new nation of the United States. It includes several Indian tribes west of the Mississippi and identifies early settlements, forts, and Indian villages in New England. In the western part of North Carolina appears what is perhaps the most unique feature of this map, 'Frankland'. The tentative State of Franklin (part of modern day Tennessee), was created in 1784 as an unrecognized, autonomous state up to 1788. After North Carolina ceded the western part of its land between the Allegheny Mountains and the Mississippi River to the United States Congress in April 1784, the counties of Washington, Sullivan, Spencer (modern-day Hawkins) and Greene declared independence from North Carolina to avoid Congress from selling these lands to pay some of the War debt. In 1785, a petition for the statehood for 'Frankland' was sent to Congress and the name changes to 'Franklin' to lure support from Benjamin Franklin. Even though the petition failed to pass, the state of franklin survived as an independent nation for four years. It eventually rejoined North Carolina in 1788 when it came under attack from various Indian tribes. North Carolina would again cede this area to the federal government in 1790, this time for the formation of the Southwest Territory, which would eventually become the state of Tennessee.This map is in good condition with minor wear along the fold lines and some foxing.Louis Brion de la Tour (1756-1823) is best known for his 'Atlas General' published in collaboration with Louis Charles Desnos. He held the title of Royal Cartographer to the King of France. This is a nice examples of his work.

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        RECUEIL DE TOUS LES COSTUMES DES ORDRES RELIGIEUX ET MILITAIRES avec un abrege historique et chronologique. CHEVALIERS and HOSPITALIERS and TEMPLIERS

      Paris. chez l'Auteur. 1788 - Folio 17x11 inches, 56 SUPERB HAND COLOURED COSTUMES PRINTS OF CHEVALIERS AND HOSPITALIERS, loose prints with some accompanying text.- as follows- 35 CHEVALIERS, 8 TEMPLARS and 13 HOSPITALIERS. This is rare as the publication was interrupted by the outbreak of the French Revolution. There is little known about Jacques Bar except he changed his name after the revolution to Rabelli. Ref. Colas 209. VERY DECORATIVE PRINTS- see photos.

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        The Perpetual Laws, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, from the Establishment of its Constitution to the First Session of the General Court, A.D. 1788. Compiled, arranged and Printed to the wishes of many respectable Law Characters, and the Approbation

      Worcester. Printed at Worcester, by Isaiah Thomas. 1788.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book 8vo. 20cm, First Edition, [1],389p., index, titles and headers in black letter, in the original full sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt titles, raised real bands, blind ruled borders on the boards, all edges rubbed and worn, foxed, sound, very good copy (ds1) ~ This book is significant as a first edition of a work printed by Isaiah Thomas, and as the first printing of the first collection of Massachusetts statutes, which covers Massachusetts legislation up to the year of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. It contains Massachusetts laws regulating everything from the organization of the legislature to the militia to highways. It was intentionally printed in a size and at a price that would enable significant distribution. .

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        Recherches historiques et politiques sur les États - Unis de l' Amérique Septentrionale, où l' on traite des établissemens des treize Colonies, de leur rapports & de leurs dissensions avec la Grande - Bretagne, de leurs gouvernemens avant & après la révolution, &c. Par un Citoyen de Virginie. Avec quatre Lettres d' un Bourgeois de New Haven sur l' unité de la législation

      Chez Froullé. 4 volumi in-8° (210x130mm), pp. (4), XVI, 383, (1) di errata; (4), 259; (4), 292; (4), 366; legatura ottocentesca m. pelle nera con titolo, fregi, filetti, tomaisons e nome del proprietario ottocentesco in oro ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati, punte in pergamena, segnacoli. Freschissimo esemplare in magnifiche condizioni conservative. Prima edizione della prima storia della Rivoluzione Americana (la History of the American Revolution di David Ramsay apparve solo un anno dopo), nonché la maggiore opera del Mazzei (Poggio a Caiano, 1730-Pisa, 1816), figura di straordinaria importanza nella nascita della nazione americana, mediatore all'acquisto d'armi per la Virginia ("un Citoyen de Virginie" è definito eloquentemente nel titolo dell'opera, che non reca il suo nome) durante la Guerra d'Indipendenza americana e fra i padri della stessa Costituzione statunitense, nonché amico e collaboratore dei primi cinque presidenti americani, primo fra tutti Thomas Jefferson, di cui fu collaboratore, ispiratore per molti anni e vicino, in quanto risiedette a lungo presso Monticello, in Virginia (sia l'Howes che il Dictionary of American Bibliography sostengono che il Mazzei scrisse l'opera avvalendosi della stretta collaborazione dello stesso Jefferson). "One of the largest and probably the most reliable works of the period on the United States. Much of the author's knowledge of American affairs had been gained from his former neighbor (Thomas Jefferson) in the first place, and the historical value of his work was considerably if not primarily due to his reliance on this invaluable source." (Dumas Malone, Jefferson and the Rights of Man, II, p. 109). "Nel gennaio del 1788, dopo una lunga fase di redazione e alcuni rinvii da parte dell'editore J.-Fr. Froullé dovuti alle obiezioni dei censori (il testo era in gran parte pronto alla fine del 1786), il Mazzei pubblicò le Recherches historiques et politiques sur les États-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale. L'opera, in quattro volumi, comprendeva anche un saggio di Condorcet: De l'influence de la révolution d'Amérique sur l'Europe, e, nel terzo volume (pp. 217-282), una memoria ufficiale di M.-E. Turgot, pubblicata per la prima volta dal Mazzei: Réflexions rédigées à l'occasion du Mémoire sur la manière dont la France & l'Espagne doivent envisager les suites de la querelle entre la Grande-Bretagne et ses colonies. Le Recherches intendevano reagire alle imprecisioni, talvolta ritenute tendenziose, contenute nelle numerose opere sugli Stati Uniti pubblicate in Francia durante la guerra d'indipendenza e dopo la conclusione della pace nel 1783. In particolare il Mazzei confutò le Observations sur les lois et le gouvernement des États-Unis d'Amérique (Amsterdam 1784) di G. Bonnot de Mably e le parti relative all'America settentrionale contenute nella Histoire philosophique et politique des établissements des Européens dans les deux Indes, coordinata da G.-T. Raynal e pubblicata in tre versioni tra il 1770 e il 1780 (proprio quest'ultima, Genève 1780, fu l'edizione utilizzata dal Mazzei). Nella raccolta del materiale necessario e nell'elaborazione della tesi complessiva aiuto e approvazione vennero da Jefferson, impegnato contemporaneamente nella stesura delle Notes on the State of Virginia, destinate inizialmente alla circolazione manoscritta. Analogie di argomentazione accomunano quindi le Recherches del Mazzei agli scritti, privati e pubblici, di Jefferson degli anni Ottanta. Contro Mably il M. ribadiva che i coloni americani non erano mai stati soggetti alla sovranità della madrepatria, cui erano legati piuttosto da legami di alleanza e continuità istituzionale. L'indipendenza era quindi l'esito di un processo di maturazione e di riconoscimento dei difetti insiti nel sistema politico inglese.. Esisteva, secondo il M., una concordia di interessi tra i vari gruppi sociali perché mancavano le distinzioni basate sulla nascita: i poveri non costituivano una classe condannata alla miseria, ma potevano accedere alla prosperità con il loro lavoro ed esercitare una funzione di controllo politico. La libertà di stampa e di religione garantiva un futuro di libertà, perché ogni disegno d'oppressione sarebbe necessariamente fallitoo.. Il quadro di maturità politica degli Americani descritto nella confutazione delle Observations di Mably si completava con la polemica verso l'opera di Raynal. Gli errori materiali nella descrizione della natura americana vi erano corretti minuziosamente, in particolare quelli relativi alla presunta degenerazione di piante, uomini e animali che Raynal riprendeva da C. de Pauw (Recherches sur les Américains..., Berlin 1768). Soprattutto il M. si sforzava di negare che l'indipendenza americana rappresentasse il primo episodio di una generale sollevazione dei popoli della Terra contro l'oppressione. A suo dire l'alleanza tra gli Americani e la monarchia francese non incideva sulla politica interna dei due Stati: gli Stati Uniti erano parte legittima del sistema diplomatico internazionale. Nel primo e nel quarto volume delle Recherches il M. fornì una dettagliata descrizione delle istituzioni americane, mostrando predilezione per mandati di breve durata ai deputati e per il monocameralismo, sostenendo la necessità del suffragio universale maschile per assicurare la tutela dei diritti naturali e polemizzando con ogni forma di anglofilia. I conflitti tra i tre poteri e il rispetto della Costituzione dovevano essere composti da una magistratura apposita, ispirata ai censori della Pennsylvania. In capitoli di impostazione tematica il M. trattò infine le questioni aperte della società e della politica americane. Temi come gli orientamenti filomonarchici di una parte della classe dirigente, l'inflazione provocata dall'emissione di carta moneta, le pressioni centrifughe nei territori di più recente insediamento, l'opportunità di aprire nuovi rapporti commerciali con la Francia erano affrontati dal M. con l'intento palese di rafforzare il prestigio internazionale della repubblica. Egli non nascondeva tuttavia l'esistenza di problemi reali, come la schiavitù, nei cui confronti assunse una posizione di prudente critica raccomandando di rimandare la liberazione degli schiavi e di impedirne l'introduzione dall'estero. Un cauto umanitarismo informava anche il suo atteggiamento verso i pellerossa indigeni, mentre l'ostilità verso la nuova costituzione federale, resa pubblica poco prima della pubblicazione delle Recherches e discussa in un capitolo aggiunto all'ultimo momento, era motivata dal rimando ai principî di un repubblicanesimo attento a conformarsi agli orientamenti degli elettori. L'opera ebbe un certo successo di critica in Francia e all'estero" (Edoardo Tortarolo in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, LXXII, 2008). L'opera contiene fra l'altro anche preziose notazioni sulla storia delle colonie inglesi in terra americana, sull'ordinamento legale, sui Quaccheri, sul clima, sulle condizioni lavorative, sull'economia (sicché l'opera è registrata anche nei repertori economici in quanto buona parte del quarto volume tratta della situazione economica degli Stati Uniti), sulla schiavitù e sugli indiani d'America ("these people are called savages, because their customs differ from ours, which we think the perfection of good breeding; they have the same opinion of theirs"). Monaghan, 1052. Howes, M456. Sabin, 47206. JCB, 3208. Leclerc, 957. Muller, 1612. Fay, 24: "Compilation très exacte, qui réfute les théories de Mably et de Raynal et constitue un répertoire précieux de renseignements de tous ordres sur les États-Unis". Echeverria & Wilkie, 788/65. Echeverria, p. 124. Einaudi. 3807. Reese, Revolutionary, 87. Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 3005. Gerbi, Dispute of the New World, pp. 268-275. Hough, The Italians and the Creation of America, 95. Quérard, Supplément, I, 566-567. INED, n. 3119. Manca a Kress e a Goldsmiths. Francese

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        Oeuvres Posthumes de Fréderic II, Roi de Prusse. 15 Bde. Berlin, chez Voss et Fils et Decker et Fils 1788. 4to. Mit 1 gestochenen Porträt Friedrich d. Grossen von Frisch nach Berger.

      Berlin, Voss und Decker, 1788 - app 4000 pages p. Min. Name on titelpage Bound in uniform beautifull contemporary half calf with rich golddevoration and goldprint on spines, very fine copy

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        Sermons & c. I. On the Divisions among Christians. II. On the Necessity of Regeneration to future Happiness. III. The Scripture Doctrine of Election. IV. Extract of a Letter from Mr. Whitefield to Mr. Wesley. V. An Address to the Deists

      Wilmington, Del: Printed by James Adams, for the author, 1788. Hardcover. g- to vg. Duodecimo. xii, 13-295 (1)pp. Original calf with gilt lettering on red label of spine; raised bands. Contains list of subscriber, pages 287-295, and epilogue of the author at rear wherein he, amongst other things, warns copyright violators to expect his due diligence in tracking them down and persecute. Pattillo was a Scottish born pioneer Presbyterian minister, educator, and Patriot in North Carolina. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1758 by the Presbytery of Hanover. In 1784 the Granville parishioners presented him with a 300-acre farm on Spicemarrow Creek where Pattillo lived with his family until his death. In 1787 he was awarded an honorary masters degree in recognition of his accomplishments by the Hampden-Sydney College and in 1788 published a books of his sermons including the homilies. Inscribed Cora Lombard on inside front cover and "Presented to Adelaide G. Frost by Paul Watkins, Oct. 10, 1916" on front free endpaper. Binding with wear along edges, very small chips and closed tear at head of front joint, some staining and scuffing on covers. Some foxing and browning of endpapers. Page numbers for the five sermons added in handwriting on title page. Binding in overall good-, interior in very good condition.

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        Carte des États-Unis D'Amérique et du cours du Mississipi

      Paris: Louis Brion de la Tour, 1788. unbound. Copper plate engraving with original hand color. Image measure 15" x 21.5" Copper plate engraving with original hand color. Image measure 15" x 21.5". This interesting circa 1788 map by Louis Brion de la Tour depicts the United States showing the earliest configuration of the new states. The map extends from L. des Bois (Lake of the Woods) east as far as Newfoundland with the Great Lakes featured in the center. The map was issued following the Treaty of Paris and is among the earliest maps of the new nation of the United States. It includes several Indian tribes west of the Mississippi and identifies early settlements, forts, and Indian villages in New England. In the western part of North Carolina appears what is perhaps the most unique feature of this map, 'Frankland'. The tentative State of Franklin (part of modern day Tennessee), was created in 1784 as an unrecognized, autonomous state up to 1788. After North Carolina ceded the western part of its land between the Allegheny Mountains and the Mississippi River to the United States Congress in April 1784, the counties of Washington, Sullivan, Spencer (modern-day Hawkins) and Greene declared independence from North Carolina to avoid Congress from selling these lands to pay some of the War debt. In 1785, a petition for the statehood for 'Frankland' was sent to Congress and the name changes to 'Franklin' to lure support from Benjamin Franklin. Even though the petition failed to pass, the state of franklin survived as an independent nation for four years. It eventually rejoined North Carolina in 1788 when it came under attack from various Indian tribes. North Carolina would again cede this area to the federal government in 1790, this time for the formation of the Southwest Territory, which would eventually become the state of Tennessee. This map is in good condition with minor wear along the fold lines and some foxing. Louis Brion de la Tour (1756-1823) is best known for his 'Atlas General' published in collaboration with Louis Charles Desnos. He held the title of Royal Cartographer to the King of France. This is a nice examples of his work.

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        Recherches historiques et politiques sur les États - Unis de l' Amérique Septentrionale, où l' on traite des établissemens des treize Colonies, de leur rapports & de leurs dissensions avec la Grande - Bretagne, de leurs gouvernemens avant & après la révolution, &c. Par un Citoyen de Virginie. Avec quatre Lettres d' un Bourgeois de New Haven sur l' unité de la législation

      Chez Froullé, A Colle, et se trouve a Paris 1788 - 4 volumi in-8° (210x130mm), pp. (4), XVI, 383, (1) di errata; (4), 259; (4), 292; (4), 366; legatura ottocentesca m. pelle nera con titolo, fregi, filetti, tomaisons e nome del proprietario ottocentesco in oro ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati, punte in pergamena, segnacoli. Freschissimo esemplare in magnifiche condizioni conservative. Prima edizione della prima storia della Rivoluzione Americana (la History of the American Revolution di David Ramsay apparve solo un anno dopo), nonché la maggiore opera del Mazzei (Poggio a Caiano, 1730-Pisa, 1816), figura di straordinaria importanza nella nascita della nazione americana, mediatore all'acquisto d'armi per la Virginia (un Citoyen de Virginie è definito eloquentemente nel titolo dell'opera, che non reca il suo nome) durante la Guerra d'Indipendenza americana e fra i padri della stessa Costituzione statunitense, nonché amico e collaboratore dei primi cinque presidenti americani, primo fra tutti Thomas Jefferson, di cui fu collaboratore, ispiratore per molti anni e vicino, in quanto risiedette a lungo presso Monticello, in Virginia (sia l'Howes che il Dictionary of American Bibliography sostengono che il Mazzei scrisse l'opera avvalendosi della stretta collaborazione dello stesso Jefferson). One of the largest and probably the most reliable works of the period on the United States. Much of the author's knowledge of American affairs had been gained from his former neighbor (Thomas Jefferson) in the first place, and the historical value of his work was considerably if not primarily due to his reliance on this invaluable source. (Dumas Malone, Jefferson and the Rights of Man, II, p. 109). Nel gennaio del 1788, dopo una lunga fase di redazione e alcuni rinvii da parte dell’editore J.-Fr. Froullé dovuti alle obiezioni dei censori (il testo era in gran parte pronto alla fine del 1786), il Mazzei pubblicò le Recherches historiques et politiques sur les États-Unis de l’Amérique septentrionale. L’opera, in quattro volumi, comprendeva anche un saggio di Condorcet: De l’influence de la révolution d’Amérique sur l’Europe, e, nel terzo volume (pp. 217-282), una memoria ufficiale di M.-E. Turgot, pubblicata per la prima volta dal Mazzei: Réflexions rédigées à l’occasion du Mémoire sur la manière dont la France & l’Espagne doivent envisager les suites de la querelle entre la Grande-Bretagne et ses colonies. Le Recherches intendevano reagire alle imprecisioni, talvolta ritenute tendenziose, contenute nelle numerose opere sugli Stati Uniti pubblicate in Francia durante la guerra d’indipendenza e dopo la conclusione della pace nel 1783. In particolare il Mazzei confutò le Observations sur les lois et le gouvernement des États-Unis d’Amérique (Amsterdam 1784) di G. Bonnot de Mably e le parti relative all’America settentrionale contenute nella Histoire philosophique et politique des établissements des Européens dans les deux Indes, coordinata da G.-T. Raynal e pubblicata in tre versioni tra il 1770 e il 1780 (proprio quest’ultima, Genève 1780, fu l’edizione utilizzata dal Mazzei). Nella raccolta del materiale necessario e nell’elaborazione della tesi complessiva aiuto e approvazione vennero da Jefferson, impegnato contemporaneamente nella stesura delle Notes on the State of Virginia, destinate inizialmente alla circolazione manoscritta. Analogie di argomentazione accomunano quindi le Recherches del Mazzei agli scritti, privati e pubblici, di Jefferson degli anni Ottanta. Contro Mably il M. ribadiva che i coloni americani non erano mai stati soggetti alla sovranità della madrepatria, cui erano legati piuttosto da legami di alleanza e continuità istituzionale. L’indipendenza era quindi l’esito di un processo di maturazione e di riconoscimento dei difetti insiti nel sistema politico inglese. Esisteva, secondo il M., una concordia di interessi tra i vari gruppi sociali perché mancavano le distinzioni basate sulla nascita: i poveri non costituivano una classe condannata alla miseria, ma potevano accedere alla

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        Allgemeine Geschichte des Freystaats Ury durch Franz Vinzenz Schmid, bestellter Obrister Wachtmeister, und geschworner Landschreiber zu Ury. [1. u. 2. Teil; komplett, in 2 Bdn.].

      Zug, Johann Michael Aloys Blunschi, u. 1790 1788 - Kl.8°, XVI, 254 S., 1 Bl. «Verbesserungen» u. 7 Bl., 245 S., Kart. d. Zt. , Handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Einbände min. fleckig u. berieben, in Teil 1 gestochenes Exlibris a. Vs., min. stockfleckiges, innen allg. frisches Ex. Jeweils EA. Enth.: «Erster Theil, bis zur Errichtung des Sempacher Briefs in 1393» und «Zweyter Theil, bis auf das Verkommniss zu Stanz in 1481». - «Schmid, Franz Vinzenz, geboren 27.5.1758 Altdorf (UR), gestorben 8.5.1799 Flüelen, kath., Landmann von Uri. [.] 1773-77 Offizier im Regiment Castella in franz. Diensten. Ab 1778 Landesschützenmeister, ab 1782 Oberstlandeswachtmeister und Mitglied des Kriegsrats, als solcher mit der Ausbildung des Urner Militärs betraut. Ab 1784 Landschreiber, ab 1788 Geheimratssäckelmeister. 1792 Kommandant des Urner Hilfskontingents in Basel, danach Legationssekr. der urner. Repräsentantschaft in Basel, 1798 Major und Anführer der Urner Hilfstruppen in Unterwalden. S.s Einstellung gegenüber der Helvetik schwankte: Nachdem er zuerst eine Beamtung im Dienste des Kt. Waldstätten angenommen hatte, schwang er sich im April und Mai 1799 zum Führer eines Volksaufstands auf, wurde aber am Flüeler Ufer im Abwehrkampf gegen die Franzosen getötet. S. betätigte sich nebenbei als Historiker und Genealoge. Sein bedeutendstes Werk ist die allerdings unkrit. und überhöhende Urner Kantonsgeschichte, die bis 1481 reicht und sich durch einen heute noch benutzten Urkundenanhang auszeichnet» (HLS). 600 gr. Schlagworte: Helvetica - UriGeschichte - allgemein [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Considérations sur la guerre actuelle des Turcs

      Londres [i.e., Paris], 1788. First edition. Engraved title page with vignette; folding map. 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Title leaf lightly soiled, small paper flaw in gutter. Disbound. First edition. Engraved title page with vignette; folding map. 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Future History: The Partition of Turkey in Europe, 1788. "Mais les Turcs de nos jours sont-ils ce que furent leurs aïeux ? Leur Empire a-t-il conservé la même vigeur & les mêmes ressorts que du temps des Selims & des Soliman?" Volney's fascinating reflections upon the implications of the Russo-Turkish war of 1787, written from late October 1787 to February 1788, as news of the events reached him. Revolution was in the air, and Volney discusses the potential for change in Turkey and in Russia, and suggests that the independence of the American colonies has opened a new path for the New World "and sooner or later the chains that keep it enslaved will slip from the hands of its masters; India begins to stir and may soon purge itself of foreign tyranny ..." "J'ai exposé sur quels symptômes de foiblesse & de décadence je sonde les présages de la ruine prochaine de l'Empire Turc." With a folding map, "Carte relative au partage eventuel de la Turquie," that looks ahead to the partition of the European lands of the Ottoman empire: a chart for the history of the next hundred and fifty years. Volney, who travelled widely in the Levant in the 1780s, is chiefly remembered for Les Ruines, 1791, his meditation upon the passing of civilizations - notable for its account of a future traveller from Persian looking upon the ruins of European cities - which was swiftly translated into English, and later read by Mary and Percy Shelley and others of the Romantics. Uncommon in North American institutions. Cionarescu 63755; Blackmer 1749; Atabey 1304; Weller, Die falschen Druckorte, v. II, p. 235

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        A General Atlas describing the whole universe being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant corrected with the greatest care and augmented from the latest discoveries

      Large folio (539 x 385 mm); letterpress title-page, 23 maps (numbered to 35 on the title-page), in original outline colour, with some general offsetting of ink, and soiling. Antique full mottled calf, six raised bands, gilt tooling and red morocco label with gilt lettering to spine. Some very minor wear to the extremities. London : Robert Sayer, 

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        Rapport que le chevalier de Robilant à l'honneur de présenter au Roi, touchant la reveuë qu'il a fait de toutes les places de guerre de ses Etats de terre ferme, commencée le 14 juillet, et achevée le 14 8bre 1788.

      S.l. [Turin], s.d., (décembre 1788), - in-folio, 244 pp., couvertes d'une écriture moyenne, penchée et lisible (environ 40 lignes par page), table des localités décrites "in fine", basane fauve, dos lisse orné de filets, grecques et larges fleurons dorés, pièce de titre cerise, encadrementd e double filet et de guirlande dorés sur les plats avec fleurons d'angle, tranches mouchetées de bleu (reliure de l'époque). Coins abîmés, mais bel exemplaire. Un état militaire inédit du Royaume de Sardaigne. Le lieutenant-général de Robilant (1722-1801) fut nommé en 1787 premier ingénieur du Roi de Sardaigne, et, à ce titre, sa première tâche fut d'inspecter toutes les places-fortes des Etats de Terre-Ferme (c'est-à-dire Sardaigne exclue), pour en donner un état détaillé au souverain, et proposer travaux et améliorations. Cest ce à quoi s'emploie ce volumineux rapport, très touffu (il ne comporte presque aucune division, en-dehors du Recueil d'observations final - à partir de la page 221), et demeuré inédit jusqu'à ce jour. L'inspection commence naturellement par la citadelle de Turin (18 juin, p. 5), se poursuit par les forteresses de Pignerol et Fénestrelles (14 juillet, p. 32), une inspection de la Savoie, puis des régions du Novarais, du Montferrat, du Piémont et du Tortonais (p. 93). Tel quel cependant, l'ouvrage constitue une mine de renseignements sur l'état défensif du royaume de Sardaigne au seuil de la tourmente révolutionnaire qui vit provisoirement les Etats continentaux du Royaume absorbés par la France.

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        Principi fondamentali del colcolo differenziale e integrale appoggiati alla dottrina de' limiti.

      Pavia, R.I. Monastero di S. Salvatore, 1788. - 8vo (ca. 22x14 cm), VIII, 195 Seiten, 2 Blätter, mit einem Faltkupfer und einer gestochenen Titelblattvignette, neuerer Halbledereinband mit goldgeprägtem Rücken. Der italienische Mathematiker Angelo Luigi Lotteri (1760 - 1840), Schüler von Barletti, Volta und Spallanzani wurde 1787 Repetitor der Mathematik an der Hochschule zu Pavia. Im darauf folgendem Jahre erschien sein erstes Werk: „Principi fondamentali del calcolo differenziale-integrale appoggiato allo dottrina die limiti", das zu den besten Büchern Italiens auf dem Gebiet der Mathematik gilt. Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich, Band: 16 (1867); Tipaldo: Biografia degli Italiani illustri nelle scienze, lettere ed arti del secolo XVIII e de’ contemporanei, Vol. VIII, S. 107. – Commentarj dell’ Ateneo di Brescia 1840, p. 214. – Poggendorff, Spaltre 1500. Geschmackvoll in neueres Halbleder gebunden. Breitrandiges, seitlich unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Mit leichter Randbräunung. Handschriftlicher Widmungszug aus der Zeit auf dem Vorsatzblatt: G. Ciani del caro amico Jug. Canevari. Ein weiterer handschriftlicher etwas späterer Namenszug dort. - Italian mathematician and Professor at the University of Pavia. He was born in 1760 and died in 1839. His main works are: fundamental principles of differential and integral calculus, doctrine of interests, advance payments and annual pension. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN [THE] HISTORY OF THE BIBLE FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE ESTABLISHEMENT OF CHRISTIANITY: WITH ANSWERS ... TO WHICH ARE ADDED NOTES ... (2 Volumes)

      London: Printed by I. Garner | William Adlard for Edward [E.] Beetham, 1788. Half Leather. Very Good binding. Quarto. The set in two volumes, with plates. There are 87 full page engraved plates plus a portrait and a map of the Holy Land. With an advertisement for books sold by Edward Beetham at the end of Volume I, and directions for the placement of plates and a subscriber's list at the end of Volume II. There is some scattered foxing; the plates are mostly clean with some scattered foxing and occasional toning. Half-calf over marbled boards, with some repair and patching to the spines, as well as board reinforcement. Two large quarto volumes. One leaf with a closed tear. (ESTC, T190028). Very Good binding.

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        12 Antique Prints-SWITZERLAND-LANDSCAPE-SERIES-MOUNTAINS-Heinrich Meyer-1788

      - This original series of prints shows: eleven landscapes and a title sheet. The landscapes are titled: 1. An der Thur, 2. Im Veltlin, 3. Im Toggenburg, 4. Wasserfall in Oberhasle, 5. Im Glarnerland, 6. Gegend in der Italianischen Schweitz, 7. Bey Winterthur, 8. Im Wallis, 9. An der Limat, 10. Bey Andelfingen, 11. Im Sihlwald. Title etching with a blind stam at left below image which says: 'Die Kunstler Gesellschaft in Zurich.' Etching on a vellin type paper. Description: This print originates from a series of landscape etchings by Meyer: 'Landschaftgen nach Schweizermalern', (Small landscapes after Swiss painters.) published in 1788.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Heinrich Meyer after Hess, Wust, Huber, Meyer de Knonau, Freudweiler, and Gessner. Johann Heinrich Meyer (Stafa 1760 - Jena 1832) was a Swiss painter and art writer active in Weimar. He was a pupil of Henry Fuseli. Condition: Excellent given age. Title a little browned, the remaining with faint scattered soiling in the margins. The title, also, with a blindstamped seal from 'Das Kunslter Gesellschaft Zurich'. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: A254-13 The overall size is ca. 12.4 x 8.9 inch. The image size is ca. 4.7 x 3.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 31.5 x 22.5 cm. The image size is ca. 12 x 10 cm.

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        Lettre au Peuple, ou Projet d'une caisse patriotique; Par une Citoyenne.

      - Vienne et Paris, Chez les marchands de Nouveautés, 1788. In-8, broché, 31 p., exemplaire entièrement non rogné. Rarissime édition originale de la première oeuvre politique et économique d’Olympe de Gouges qu’elle fit paraître à l’aube de la Révolution. "L’un des plus remarquables de ses textes politiques" qui lui fut inspiré par la déroute financière de l’Etat et la misère de la population française. "Olympe de Gouges croit encore qu’elle peut exercer sa citoyenneté au féminin ( ). Elle publie [ce] projet de caisse patriotique par l’instauration d’un impôt volontaire pour endiguer la pauvreté. Une première: ‘L’homme de la halle, ainsi que la femme de charge, éprouveraient une satisfaction sans égale de voir leur nom à côté de celui d’un prince de sang’ ". Ce projet fut mis en œuvre l’année suivante. En septembre 1789, un groupe de onze femmes se présenta en députation à l’Assemblée nationale pour offrir une cassette contenant leurs bijoux comme "dons patriotiques" à la Nation. (Olivier Blanc, ‘Olympe de Gouges’, bibliographie, n°115 p.245. Martin & Walter, II, 15259). Exemplaire soigneusement lavé. Page de titre légèrement grisée. Bon exemplaire, entièrement non rogné, tel que paru. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Whole Proceedings in the Trial of an Ejectment between Richard Goodright, on the Demise of Mary Done, Widow, against David Ackerley, Gentleman; at the Portmote Court of the City of Chester . . . Taken in Short-hand by Mr. Joseph Gurney [etc.]

      Printed by J. Fletcher [etc.], Chester 1788 - Contemporary sheep, very worn, early tape labels hand lettered, first leaves stained at their inner margins, else clean; two copies in OCLC none in ESTC The rare, sole report of a sensational trial involving a will executed by an allegedly insane testator unduly influenced by a menage a trois consisting of his wife, a paramour, and a key witness, with Erskine (unsuccessfully) for the defense

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        Antique Proof Print-SUSPENSE-LADY-ATTENDANT-WATCH-William Ward-Morland-1788

      - Original antique print, titled: 'Suspense', a seated lady with her attendant. She is apparently waiting for her beau, as she is looking at her watch. Proof print before final letters. Rare. Delicately handcoloured mezzotint engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: Separately published master print, published by T. Prattent in 1788. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.�This appears to be a rare proof print before final letters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by W. Ward. Engraved after G. Morland. William Ward (1762-1826) was an English engraver. During his lifetime he was appointed engraver to the Duke of York, and associate engraver to the Royal Academy. He not only worked closely with George Morland, but also married Morland's sister Maria. George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes. He was born in London, third son of Henry Robert Morland. His father, artist, engraver and picture restorer. Morland's work in painting is characterised by the simple subjects he painted. He depicted the life he knew from his own experience. Morland worked closely with William and James Ward, and later married their sister Anne. Condition: Very good, given age. Small creases in the bottom margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Profesionally matted, not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO-78-18 The overall size is ca. 23.6 x 22.8 inch. The image size is ca. 15.6 x 14 inch. The overall size is ca. 60 x 58 cm. The image size is ca. 39.5 x 35.5 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Relacion del Ultimo 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

      1788-1793 1788 - y Noticia de lost Habitantes, Suelo, Clima y Producciones del Estrecho. Trabajada de Orden del Rey. With - Appendice a la Relacion del Viage al Magallanes de la Fragata de Guerra Santa Maria de la Cabeza, que contiene el de los Paquebotes Santa Casilda y Santa Eulalia para completar el Reconocimiento del Estrecho en los Anos de 1788 y 1789. 2 volumes. 1st editions of this translation. 4to. xvi,359pp. plus 4 fine folding maps (1 with small marginal tear, not affecting map), 4 folding tables and engraved frontispiece portrait - & - (vi),128pp. plus a fine folding map and a folding table. The first volume in full contemporary mottled calf, spine decorated gilt and with gilt borders. Very good. The appendix volume in contemporary quarter calf, with marbled papers boards, fore-corners a little bumped. Ibarra, Madrid. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Perpetual Laws, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, from the Establishment of its Constitution to the First Session of the General Court, A.D. 1788. Compiled, arranged and Printed to the wishes of many respectable Law Characters, and the Approbation

      Worcester. Printed at Worcester, by Isaiah Thomas. 1788.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book 8vo. 20cm, First Edition, [1],389p., index, titles and headers in black letter, in the original full sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt titles, raised real bands, blind ruled borders on the boards, all edges rubbed and worn, foxed, sound, very good copy (ds1) ~ This book is significant as a first edition of a work printed by Isaiah Thomas, and as the first printing of the first collection of Massachusetts statutes, which covers Massachusetts legislation up to the year of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. It contains Massachusetts laws regulating everything from the organization of the legislature to the militia to highways. It was intentionally printed in a size and at a price that would enable significant distribution. .

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        Tombeau situé en fac du theatre/ Tomb opposite the theatre

      Artist: Engelmann Godefroy ( - 1839) Paris; issued in: ; date: ca 1830 1788 - - technic: Lithography; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 25,5 x 33; - description: View of the tomb opposite the theatre in Petra.; -vita of the artist: Godefroy Engelmann was a 19th-century Franco-German lithographer and chromolithographer.Godefroy Engelmann was born in 1788 in Mühlhausen, a small town near the France/Switzerland/Germany border. At the time of his birth Mulhouse was a free German republic associated with the Swiss Confederation, but was annexed by France 10 years later. He died in that same town in 1839, from a tumor in his neck.Engelmann trained in Switzerland and France at La Rochelle and Bordeaux, and he studied painting and sketching in Jean-Baptiste Regnault?s atelier in Paris. In the summer of 1814 he travelled to Munich, Germany to study lithography, a German invention. The following spring, he founded La Société Lithotypique de Mulhouse. In June 1816 he opened a workshop in Paris.Engelmann is largely credited with bringing lithography to France and later, commercializing chromolithography. In 1837 he was granted an English patent for a process of chromolithography that provided consistently high-quality results.Throughout his life, he produced large numbers of prints, including numerous plates for Baron Isidore Justin Séverin Taylor's celebrated collection of lithographs, «Voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l?ancienne France».Engelmann's Paris printing company, -Engelmann et Graf- was passed on to his son, Godefroy Engelmann II (born 1819), who carried on his father's work with the same high artistic quality until his own death in 1897.

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        Travels from St Petersburg in Russia, to Various Parts of Asia

      1788 - New edition. 2 volumes. 2 folding maps. 8vo. Contemporary calf, spines gilt and rubbed, with minors splits to joints. Lacks front free endpaper and first blank in volume II. xiv, 442 & (vi)554pp. William Creech. Edinburgh. ?The best model for travel-writing in the English language? (Quarterly Review).?No details of his education are extant, but it is stated that, after obtaining the degree of doctor of medicine, he decided to visit foreign countries. He obtained letters of recommendation to Dr Areskine, chief physician and privy councillor to Tsar Peter I, and left London in July 1714? (DNB).As a diplomat, Bell travelled extensively throughout Russia and Asia. His first expedition (1714-1717), made in the service of Tsar Peter I, took him from Moscow along the Volga to Astrakhan, and thence across the Caspian Sea to Derbent and then on to Esfahan in Persia. Bell's second mission (1721-22) is of even more importance, since his description of the sixteen-month expedition to China via Kazan and Siberia includes descriptions of the Dalai Lama, the Great Wall of China and his residence in Beijing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [COOK] Histoire des découvertes et des voyages faits dans le Nord, par M. J. R. Forster ;

      mise en français par M. Broussonet. Avec trois cartes géographiques. A Paris, Chez Cuchet, 1788. Two volumes, octavo, near-contemporary marbled card covers, spines with manuscript paper title labels and gilt paper decoration, nineteenth century owner's stamps to front paste downs, xv-399 pp, xii-410-[2] pp (untrimmed, crisp and clean), 3 folding maps (map of northern Asia with short repair). The German scientist J.R. Forster, one of the most important naturalists of the eighteenth century, travelled on Cook's second voyage. This is the first French translation, based on the English edition of 1786, of Forster's work which originally appeared in 1784, Geschichte der Entdeckungen und Schiffahrten im Norden, a comprehensive history of exploration in regions north of the 50th parallel, concentrating on Asia (Siberia, Tartary) and northern Europe. A single copy recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia).

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        The Perpetual Laws, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, from the Establishment of its Constitution to the First Session of the General Court, A.D. 1788. Compiled, arranged and Printed to the wishes of many respectable Law Characters, and the Approbation of the Honourable Judges of the Supreme Judicial Court. Carefully Compared with the Original Acts. Ignorantia Legis Neminem Excusat. The Ignorance of Law is an Excuse for No One, The Law is the Subjects Best Birthright.

      Worcester. Printed at Worcester, by Isaiah Thomas. 1788. - 8vo. 20cm, First Edition, [1],389p., index, titles and headers in black letter, in the original full sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt titles, raised real bands, blind ruled borders on the boards, all edges rubbed and worn, foxed, sound, very good copy (ds1) ~ This book is significant as a first edition of a work printed by Isaiah Thomas, and as the first printing of the first collection of Massachusetts statutes, which covers Massachusetts legislation up to the year of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. It contains Massachusetts laws regulating everything from the organization of the legislature to the militia to highways. It was intentionally printed in a size and at a price that would enable significant distribution. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        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 by . during his residence in that country in the years 1785, 1786, and 1787. With an additional letter on the subject of the African slave trade. Also, a chart of part of the coast of Africa, from Cape St. Ann, to the River Rionoonas; with a view of the island Bananas.

      London White 1788 - First edition. 8vo., iv, 183pp., folding copper-plate frontispiece, large folding map (offset), contemporary calf, sometime rebacked, red morocco lettering piece, corners worn, an excellent copy. A good account of the country and its people although the final chapter is a justification of the slave trade; the author believing that without slavery many indiginous people would otherwise have been slaughtered in an effort to control population. Hogg 161; Cox I, 387; Gay 2852. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Geschichte des Hollaendischen Handels. Nach Luzacs Hollands Rykdom. Leipzig, Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius

      1788 - First Edition. 8vo, xx, [iv], 708pp, contemporary sprinkled boards. Library stamp on title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 Antique Master Prints-BIRTHDAY-NEW YEAR-FAMILY-FASHION-BOUQUET-Debucourt-1788

      - 2 Antique master prints, titled: 'Les Bouquets, ou la fete de la grand-maman. - Le Compliment, ou la Matinee du jour de l'an.' - (The Bouquets, or the grandmother's feast. - The Compliment, or New Year's Morning.). Two family scenes in which (at least) three generations are gathered, all dressed in sumtuous period costume. Aquatint and line etching, plate coloured (a-la-pouppee) on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Debucourt' after own design. Philibert-Louis Debucourt (1755-1832) was a French painter and engraver, a student of Vien. Condition: Excellent, given age. A small faint stain in the top margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B26-25 The overall size is ca. 12.8 x 18.4 inch. The image size is ca. 9.8 x 11.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 32.4 x 46.8 cm. The image size is ca. 25 x 29.6 cm.

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

      Londres 1788. Seconde édition. 34 Bl. (unpag.), 130 S. Marmorierter Pbd. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild. Erstmals 1786 erschiernene Programmschrift des Aufklärers und Revolutionärs zur jüdischen Emanzipation. Sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar (très bon copie; very good copy). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Charta öfwer Jönköpings Höfdingedöme Med Kongl. Mayts. nadigste tilstand utgifwen af Dess Landmäteri Contoir, Ar 1788.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Akrel in Stockholm, dat. 1788, 48,5 x 56,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 15. - Zeigt die Provinz Jönköpings län im Norden der südschwedischen Landschaft Småland. - Oben links Titelkartusche; darunter Erklärungen. - Oben rechts weitere Erklärungen. - Unten rechts Meilenzeiger.

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        Antique Book-EXPLORATION, SHIPWRECK-Relation des Iles de Pelew-Keate-1788

      - Exploration & Travel Author: Keate, George. Title: 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. Impressum: Paris: Le Jay / Maradan, 1788. 1 edition.Subject(s): EXPLORATION, SHIPWRECK, PACIFIC, ISLANDSDimensions ca. 13 x 19.5 cm. (ca. 5.1 x 7.7 inch). 8vo.Collation: [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. Engraved by: Gouy, A.M. de; Tardieu, P.F.; Jouan, S. After: Devis, A.W.; Russell, I. (frontispiece); Kent, Ms.This, the first French edition, appeared in the same year as the first English edition. This translation is attributed to Mirabeau.Bibliography: 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. Biography: 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. Condition: 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). Storage location: TPC Box5 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1- Lettres écrites de Lausanne. Première partie. 2- Caliste ou Suite des lettres de Lausanne. Seconde partie.

      - Genève et Paris, Prault, 1788. 2 parties en un volume in-8, plein cartonnage tabac à la Bradel, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, tranches mouchetées (reliure Devauchelle), (4), 118p., (2)p. d'errata et (2), 148p., (3) p. d'errata. Edition originale de 'Caliste' et nouvelle émission de la seconde édition des 'Lettres écrites de Lausanne', avec pages de titre renouvelées. C’est la première édition collective des deux romans. "Bildunsroman" sur fond du Lausanne contemporain, les' Lettres de Lausanne' sont suivies de 'Caliste' que Mme de Charrière acheva au moment de sa rencontre avec Benjamin Constant et qui comporte de larges emprunts autobiographiques. "Voilà une famille de romans qu'elle inaugure et où les problèmes de la destinée féminine sont présentés avec une acuité saisissante. Caliste est un sommet de l'art romanesque" (Béatrice Didier). Corinne et Adolphe devront beaucoup à cette œuvre. (C.P. Courtney, 'Bibliography of Isabelle de Charrière', 4.e[1] et 4.e[2]). Rousseurs uniformes et quelques petits accidents de papier. Très bon exemplaire, bien relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Romanus Büchlein vor GOtt der HErr bewahre meine Seele, meinen Aus-und Eingang, von nun an biß in Ewigkeit, Amen, Halleluja

      "Venedig", ohne Angabe, ca 1788. - Klein Oktav. 32 Seiten. Mit schöner gestochener Titelvignette. Marmorierte Broschur der Zeit. Umschlag fleckig, berieben, am Rücken fehlerhaft Sehr seltene anonyme Schrift, hier als Einzelwerk. Später im 19.Jh. war es Teil von Sammelwerken nebst dem 6. und 7. Buch Mose. Die Schrift zeichnet sich insbesondere dadurch aus, dass die Zaubereien, Zauberformen (für und gegen Behexungen), sich in Form von "gotteslästerlichen" Gebeten verkleiden. Über das Schießwesen, Wunden, "Eine gute Stellung vor Diebe", "Besonders Stück gestohlne Sachen wieder herzuzwingen" und "So ein Mensch oder Vieh verhext ist, wie ihm zu helfen". Laut KVK nur in einer deutschen Bibliothek [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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