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        The history and proceedings of the Lords and Commons of Great-Britain, in Parliament, with regard to the Regency: containing a full account of all their speeches on the proposed Regency Bill, from November 20, 1788, to March 10, 1789, when His Majesty's happy recovery took place, and put a stop to all further Proceedings on that subject. To which are added, The Three Reports of the Physicians;> Mr. Pitt's Letter to the Prince of Wales,> with His Royal Highness's Answer;> the Regency Bill,> as it passed the House of Commons, and was carried to the Lords, and there read a second time; And the speeches of the Lords and Commons of Ireland, on appointing the Prince of Wales Regent without restrictions; with a copy of their Address,> and the Prince's answer

      London: John Stockdale. 1789. 8vo., xv + (1) + 434 + 435* - 456* + 437 - 491 + (1) + 16 + 88 + 12 + (4) + 192 + 119 + (1)pp., very occasional minor spotting, general title just a bit foxed, contemporary tree calf, sympathetically rebacked, flat spine gilt and labelled. An excellent copy from the early 19th century library of John Scott, Lord Eldon, with his circular armorial bookplate and signature ('Eldon')> on pastedown. A significant association copy of these comprehensive reports. 'Lord Mansfield's resignation as lord chief justice in June 1788 created a ladder of preferment among the law officers, and as a consequence Scott was appointed solicitor-general and (rather against his will) was knighted, according to custom, on 27 June. He was re-elected for Weobley on 7 July and resumed his seat in the House. A few weeks later George III suffered his first major attack of mental derangement, which presented the government with the problem, among others, of how to pass the necessary legislation to install a regent in the king's place when the king's incapacity made it impossible to secure the royal assent. It was Scott who suggested the solution adopted by Pitt, of securing the agreement of both houses to the use of the great seal to signify consent—a device ridiculed by the opposition as ?'the phantom?' but one which gave the proceedings a cloak of legality in an unprecedented situation. He justified the measure on the grounds of necessity: it also prevented the opposition whigs from succeeding in their tactic to make parliament appoint the prince of Wales as regent without parliamentary restrictions, which would have enabled him to give his friends a permanent lease of power. On 22 December Scott drew a firm distinction between a vacancy of the throne on the king's death and a temporary incapacity of a monarch who was still in possession of it, so justifying Pitt's tactic of placing parliamentary restrictions on a regency in order to keep the king's authority intact. George III did not forget, and acknowledged Scott's service soon after his recovery when he called him to Windsor to thank him personally ?'for the affectionate fidelity with which he [had] adhered to him when so many had deserted him in his malady?' (H. Twiss, The Public and Private life of Lord Chancellor Eldon,> 1844, I. p.196). [E.A. Smith in ODNB].

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        FONDAMENTI TEORICO - PRATICI DELL'ARTE AEREONAUTICA. Nuovamente proposti con moltissime illustrazioni ed aggiunte.

      nella Stamperia di Pietro Allegrini 1789 In - 8 p. (mm. 212x140), bross. originale (dorso rifatto), pp. 138, con 4 tavv. f.t., inc. in rame e più volte ripieg., su disegni dell?A. (1 è una tabella con ?Dimensioni e risultati per sette diverse grandezze di macchine aereonautiche dalle 20 alle 50 braccia di diametro, da agire col metodo dei Sigg. Montgolfier, della figura espressa nella tav. I?). Cfr. Boffito, p. 219 - Darmon, p. 63 - Caproni / Bertarelli, p. 120. Timbro di apparten. al frontesp.; circa 10 cc. con macchia al margine esterno, altrimenti buon esemplare.

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        Theorie der Dichtkunst. Zum Gebrauch der Studirenden bearbeitet von Albrecht Kirchmayer. 2 Bände.

      München, Lentner, 1787-, 1789. - circa 18,8 x 12 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz von Weißenhahn nach Wink, 7 Bll., 285 SS.; 6 Bll., 347 SS., mit 2 gest. Titelvignetten Hellblaues Schafleder d. Zt. mit Rschild und reicher Vergoldung, goldgeprägten Deckelfileten und Supralibros mit Wappen der Pfalz auf den Deckeln sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und verschiedenen Buntpapier-Vorsätzen Hamberger-M. IV, 101. Erste Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung von Sulzers einflussreicher Literaturtheorie, hier besorgt von dem Münchner Professor für Rhetorik Albrecht Kirchmayer (1745-1814). - Aussergewöhnlich schönes und aufwendig gebundenes Geschenkexemplar mit dem Wappen der Pfalz auf den Deckeln. Beiliegend ein dreiseitiges Widmungsschreiben zum Jahreswechsel, datiert 31. Christmonat 1788, von dem Herausgeber Kirchmayer an einen "durchlauchtigen Herzog", der bereits zuvor seine Publikationen mit Interesse verfolgt habe und dem nun hier die Theorie der Dichtkunst überreicht werde mit allen guten Wünschen für das Neue Jahr etc. - Band 1 am Rücken leicht verblasst, beide Bände mit kleineren Bereibungen, innen sauber, sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Journal over en Reise igiennem Frankerige og Tydskland i Aaret MDCCLXXXVIII.

      2 bd. Kbhvn.: Morthorst og Holm 1789. XVI + 303; VI + 358 + [2] s. Pænt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med farvede titel- og tomefelter samt rig gulddekoration på ryggene. Eksemplaret har tilhørt Einar Christiansen og Holger Gabrielsen.. Den store teaterrejse. "...skaffede ham megen ros af samtidens kritikere; værket har den særlige interesse at give skildringer fra Paris umiddelbart før revolutionen ... indeholder fine dramaturgiske iagttagelser i hvilke P. åbenbarer sit kunstideal: Fr. Schröders naturlighed og sande konversation i modsætning til det svulstige komediespil han oplevede i Paris. Interessant er især beretningen om et besøg i Wien hos Mozart."(R. Neiiendam). Frederik Schybergs bog Den store Teaterrejse bygger på Preislers Journal.Bibl. Danica II, 403

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        El Teatro

      Imprenta Real. 1789 Madrid. 8º cm. 237 p., [3]p. en bl. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con lomo estampado. Milizia, Francesco 1725 - 1798. Y traducida al español por D.J.F.O. Según Palau, 169.294 el traductor es José Francisco Ortíz. Sign.: A - P. Teatro. Ortiz y Sanz, José. 1739 - 1822. (=318588=) Ver imagen

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        The Art of Manual Defence; or, System of Boxing: Perspicuously Explained in a Series of Lessons, and Illustrated by Plates. By a Pupil both of Humphreys and Mendoza

      London: Printed for G. Kearsley, 1789. Second edition, 12mo, xxxv, [1, blank], 133, [11, index]pp., with half-title, engraved frontispiece and nine additional full-page engravings showing two boxers fighting (perhaps Dan Mendoza and Richard Humphries), demonstrating the various boxing techniques taught in the text, some light off-setting, a few pages have been trimmed up to the text, especially at the fore-edge, but with no loss, early paper endpapers, nicely bound in full calf, hand sewn headbands, hand tooled edges, hand lettered spine. The author of this guide indicates he seeks to appeal specifically to the gentleman wanting to protect himself from 'the insolence so peculiar to the manners of the lower order of people in this country.' But he has special advice for professional practitioners of the pugilistic art, with hints for preparing for a scheduled fight which include taking 'a pint of best red wine mulled, with a tablespoonful of brandy' on the morning itself. This manual was written at an important juncture in the sport, and focuses on two practitioners who impelled boxing forward greatly - Daniel Mendoza and Richard "The Gentleman Boxer" Humphries, who famously fought three bare-knuckle bouts between 1788 and 1790 (the third of which was the first time spectators were charged an entry-payment to a sporting event). Before Mendoza, boxers generally stood still and merely swapped punches. Mendoza's 'scientific style' consisted of more than simply battering opponents into submission and included much defensive movement. He developed an entirely new style of boxing, incorporating such defensive strategies as what he called 'side-stepping,' moving around, ducking, blocking, and generally avoiding punches. At the time, this was revolutionary, and Mendoza was able to overcome much heavier opponents as a result of this new style. Though he stood only five feet seven inches and weighed only 160 pounds, Mendoza was England's sixteenth Heavyweight Champion from 1792 to 1795, and is the only middleweight to ever win the Heavyweight Championship of the World. Mendoza helped transform the popular English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenceless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. Mendoza was second for Tom Molineaux, a freed Virginia slave, in his fights. In 1789 - the year this book was issued in London - he opened his own boxing academy there. Hartley, 1578; Extremely rare, ESTC locates a single copy of the first edition at Yale which is tentatively dated 1784, and two copies of this second edition (British Library and Yale).

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U.

      Hamburg, 3. VIII. 1789. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Lieber! Behalten Sie in Ihrem Andenken Ihren Sie gewiß liebenden Freund". - Lange ist der Maler des wahrscheinlich populärsten Bildes seines Schwagers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, das vermutlich 1782/83 entstand und - wie der Musikwissenschaftler Michael Lorenz 2009 erkannte - ursprünglich auf einem Format von 19 x 15 cm nur Mozarts Kopf zeigte. Wahrscheinlich 1789 wurde mit einer Vergrößerung des kleinen Porträts begonnen, die Mozarts Oberkörper und ein Klavier hinzufügen sollte, aber nie vollendet wurde.

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        Reise des jungen Anacharsis durch Griechenland, vierhundert Jahre vor der gewöhnlichen Zeitrechnung. Aus dem Französischen.,

      Bln., Libau, bei Lagarde und Friedrich 1789-1793. - Bde. 7 Bde. (Komplett!) 8°. Zus. ca. 1800 S. Je Bd. m. 1 gest. Fontisp. u. 34 tlw. mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertaf. (dav. 4 Münztaf. u. 15 mehrf. gefalt. Karten des Geographen Jean-Denis Barbié du Bocage. Mehrere mehrf. gefalt. Grund- und Aufrisse u. Zeichnungen antiker Bauten u. ein mehrf. gefalt. Stich der Zeichnung: `Platon mit seinen Schülern auf dem Vorgebirge Sunium.` Blattgr. 25,5x41 cm. Bildgr. 18x28,5 cm. Die Stiche sind komplett! In Teil 2 befinden sich statt der am Tit. angekündigten 13 Taf. eine Taf. mehr, also 14. Dafür finden sich in Teil 3 statt der 6 am Tit. angekündigten Taf. nur fünf. DEr Grund dafür findet sich findet sich in der `Nachricht für den Buchbinder` am letzten Bll. von Tl. 3. Dort heißt es: `Die Abbildung einer Athenischen Münze gehört noch zum 2. Bande S. 179.` Im vorliegenden Werk sind also die Stiche nicht nur vollständig sondern auch korrekt eingebunden! Kart. d. Zt., 7. Bd. abweichend in HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückengoldpräg. gebunden. Rü. v. Bd. 1-6 restaur. Graesse I, 300; Fromm 2082 - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der berühmten, mehrfach nachgedruckten Beschreibung Griechenlands in Form einer fiktiven Reise in das 4. Jhdt. v. Chr. - Übersetzt nach der zweiten Ausgabe. - Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, genannt Abbé Barthélemy (1716-1795), war ein französischer Kleriker, Archäologe, Numismatiker und Literat. 1788 veröffentlichte er das hier vorliegende Werk `Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce dans le milieu du IVe siècle`. An die Figur des Anacharsis knüpft er die literarische Fiktion des Jüngeren Anacharsis an und macht ihn zum Helden dieses großen Reiseromans, der das Griechenlandbild seiner Zeit entscheidend prägte. Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Extra Official State Papers. Addressed to The Right Hon. Lord Rawdon and the Other Members of the Two House of Parliament, Associated for the Preservation of the Constitution and Promoting the Prosperity of the British Empire By a Late Under Secretary of State [William Knox].

      London: J.Debrett. Neatly rebacked. Gilt ornaments on spine with beautiful original spinelabel. In overall excellent condition. This thoughtful work on Irish politics and history was written by an Irish-born government official, and subsequently owned by two significant figures in Irish history, both of whom have left their mark on it. The first was the spy and co-founder of the United Irishmen, Leonard Macnally who has signed and annotated the text, followed by Warner William Westenra second Baron Rossmore who has left his notes and jottings on the Act of Union. . Volume One (of two) in two parts. London, J.Debrett, 1789. 8°. 49, [1], 14, [2], 174 [2] pages plus Errata-leaf. Original Hardcover. Contemporary Irish calf with edges stained green. Neatly rebacked. Gilt ornaments on spine with beautiful original spinelabel. In overall excellent condition. This thoughtful work on Irish politics and history was written by an Irish-born government official, and subsequently owned by two significant figures in Irish history, both of whom have left their mark on it. The first was the spy and co-founder of the United Irishmen, Leonard Macnally who has signed and annotated the text, followed by Warner William Westenra second Baron Rossmore who has left his notes and jottings on the Act of Union. [SABIN 38181] The title page bears the ownership signature of Leonard Macnally who signs himself 'Leo: MacNally' with the name of the anonymous author '[William] Knox' written in his hand below. Macnally, a barrister and playwright, is now remembered as a notorious spy for the British government, exploiting his status as a co-founder of the United Irishmen to betray friends and republican clients such as Wolfe Tone even as he purported to defend them in the court cases that followed the rebellion of 1798. In addition to his ownership signature MacNally has lightly annotated Knox's Appendix which contains a 'Paper delivered to Lord Frederick Campbell, when appointed Secretary to Ireland, 1767' in which the author addresses the 'tyranny' of aristocratic government in Ireland, lamenting the 'wretched... ancient condition of Ireland... in respect to property' ownership. MacNally's interest seems to lie in Knox's reading of the history of Irish land tenure with five inked annotations setting out the legal justification for Knox's historical analysis, frequently by reference to Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. The bookplate of the Barons Rossmore appears on the front pastedown, almost certainly Warner William Westenra (1765-1842) the second Baron who was briefly a member of the Irish Parliament before losing his seat in the Act of Union, returning to spearhead a campaign to reform the representative peerage in Ireland, finally serving as Lord Lieutenant of Monaghan. On the penultimate blank endpaper, Westenra wrestles with the implications of Union with the UK, apparently writing before the act: 'The question now before the public is shall we have an Union?... Shall the people of Ireland consent to an Union of Legislature... The voice of thousands cry out no - that is the voice of thousands exclaim - let material pride trample upon national interest.' Alluding to one of the perennial features of Irish history, Rossmore acknowledges: 'Literary men of genius will go to England', but resignedly continues, 'Is that not the case now - Sheridan &c' [Description: Christian White]

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        Observations and Reflections made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany

      London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell,, 1789. 2 volumes octavo (215 × 134 mm ). Attractive contemporary provincial full calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, red morocco numbering-pieces, compartments gilt, edges gilt milled. A little rubbed, the corners bumped, light browning, overall a very good set. First edition. Account by Dr. Johnson's close friend and correspondent of her honeymoon, following her second marriage to Italian singer Gabriel Mario Piozzi. "Having been satirised as a diminutive creature riding to literary acclaim on the gigantic shoulders of Johnsonian erudition, Hester herself was only too aware of the anxiety of influence. In the entertaining and important travel journal Observations and Reflections …, her first work not to fall under the long shadow of Johnson, she built upon previous experimentation by using an authoritative but conversational discourse, alive with present-tense immediacy, to erode the barriers between diary and travel narrative. Her delight in Piozzi and in Italy was everywhere apparent in the materials she included in this development of the genre, which subverted masculine tropes of the grand tourist as disillusioned and hard to please. Sympathetically depicting Italian life as a 'demi-naturalized' wife, she substituted involvement for prejudice, and satirised (as a Welshwoman) the English habit of ridiculing that which it finds disconcertingly unfamiliar. By the middle of July the queen was reading Observations and Reflections to Frances Burney to their mutual delight" (ODNB). Attractive contemporary armorial bookplates of Edward Parker of Browsholme "in the Country of York".

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        Voyages autour du monde; relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa majeste britannique par la commodore Byron, le capitaine Carteret, le capitaine Wallis & le capitaine Cook dans les Vaisseaux le Dauphin, le Swallow & l'Endeavour. To

      Nyon. Merigot. 1789 Paris. 19x13 cm. 259 + 223. Encuadernación en tapa dura con lomo estampado. Idioma francés. (=140889=) Ver imagen

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        Leben und Schicksale des berüchtigten Franz Rudolph von Grossing, eigentlich Franz Matthias Grossinger genannt, nebst der Geschichte und Bekanntmachung der Geheimnisse des Rosen-Ordens

      hardcover, halfcloth, 8vo small, xvi, 271 pps., Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1789, 2 stamps inside book, 2 labels on backstrip, small damage on bottom right side of front page. Pagination error around page 140, not resulting in loss of text fair/good/no dj

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Antonio Teyber mpr").

      Dresden, 6. XII. 1789.. 1 SS. mit eh. Adresse verso (Faltbrief). 4to.. In italienischer Sprache, an die Musikalienhandlung Artaria & Cie., Wien: "Stimatissimo signore! Partendo da qui, per Vienna una tal Contessa Kufstein mi do l'onore d'inviarla cola medema le tre brama te gran sonate, lei se ne puol servire col accompagnamento ed anche senza, mi perdoni che non li mandato prima, ma i molti affari, ed anche la corretura mi hanno rubato tanto tempo. La sopracennata Contessa parte oggi, e stara di casa nella Weinbergasse in 4 giorni sara in Vienna. - Avrei desiderio che lei sentisse quel' 3 terzetti, che hanno fatto gran chiaso tra la nostra nobilta, perche sono molto facili e brilanti, mi favorisca di dar un consiglio, a chi sui possa fidar in Vienna per farli incidere, giache lei per addesso non se ne puo servir, tutta la nobilta mi secca per cosi dir di mandarli a M. Humel a Berlino, ma io ho poca fede per quel Signore, perche sento che della volte cangia e leva dei passagi (in quei manoscritti che riceve) come li pare e piace. La prego di conservarmi la sua grazia ed amicizia, ed di scrivermi presto come hanno gradito le mie sonate, sperando ne l'effetto dovuto. Resto con tutta la stima e venerazione [...] P.S. La prego (se e possibile) di far li suonare alla prova, da Madama Besier, nata d'Aurenhamer mia granda amica, e bravissima professora, e di reverivla distintamente da parte mia. Perche avrei piacere che lei la sentisse bene." - Verso Empfängervermerk. Teyber, seit 1787 Erster Hoforganist an der Dresdner Hofkapelle, hatte im April 1789 ebendort den nach Berlin durchreisenden Mozart getroffen. Auf Befehl Kaiser Leopolds II. quittierte er in Dresden und kam mit Dezember 1791 als Cembalist und Adjunkt Salieris in das Orchester des Hofoperntheaters nach Wien.

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        Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögens. 2 Bl., 579 S. Halblederbd d. Z. (Ecken bestoßen, Gelenke angeplatzt) mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. Marmorpapiervorsätze.

      Prag und Jena, Widtmann und Mauke, 1789. - Erste Ausgabe von Reinholds philosophischem Hauptwerk, in dem er sich bemüht, die bei Kant getrennten Erkenntnisräume von sinnlicher Anschauung einerseits und begrifflichem Verstand andererseits auf das einheitliche Prinzip der Vorstellungstätigkeit zurückzuführen. Kant lehnte diesen als Fortschreibung seiner kritischen Philosophie gemeinten Ansatz Reinholds ab, für Fichte wurde er indes zu einer wichtigen Inspiration für seine Wissenschaftslehre. Reinhold (1758-1823), der Schwiegersohn Wielands, war ein begeisterter Anhänger Kants und seit 1787 Professor in Jena, das er zum Zentrum des Kantischen Kritizismus machte. Sein Ziel war die „. weitere Begründung der Kantischen Lehre der Erkenntnis durch den Nachweis der einheitlichen Wurzel der beiden Erkenntnisstämme Sinnlichkeit und Verstand in dem einen Vorstellungsvermögen, ein Versuch, den er später selbst nicht mehr ganz gelten ließ" (Ziegenfuß). In späteren Jahren wandte Reinhold sich stärker den Lehren Fichtes, Jacobis und Bardilis zu. Als Vorrede die Abhandlung 'Ueber die bisherigen Schicksale der kantischen Philosophie'. – Exlibris Victor Lange. Titel mit handschriftl. Namenseintrag C. M. Pauli. Bis auf gelegentliche Stockflecken sauberes Exemplar. – Goed. V 8, 7. Adickes 252 u. 253. Ziegenfuß II 333. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U.

      Hamburg, 3. VIII. 1789.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. "Lieber! Behalten Sie in Ihrem Andenken Ihren Sie gewiß liebenden Freund". - Lange ist der Maler des wahrscheinlich populärsten Bildes seines Schwagers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, das vermutlich 1782/83 entstand und - wie der Musikwissenschaftler Michael Lorenz 2009 erkannte - ursprünglich auf einem Format von 19 x 15 cm nur Mozarts Kopf zeigte. Wahrscheinlich 1789 wurde mit einer Vergrößerung des kleinen Porträts begonnen, die Mozarts Oberkörper und ein Klavier hinzufügen sollte, aber nie vollendet wurde.

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        Lettre Adressé au roi par M. de Calonne, le 9 Février 1789

      Londres [Paris?]: de l'Imprimerie de T. Spilsbury, 1789. Later printing. 208pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, marbled endpapers, gilt spine. Very good. Bound with four other titles (see below). ESTC notes four other printings of this with different pagination, but not this, with 208 pages, which is possibly a false imprint. Calonne had the dubious honor of being Minister of Finance under Louis XVI, and left for England on the outbreak of the Revolution. Bound with four other titles: (1) VERMOND, l'Abbé de. La Cour Plénière, Héroï-Tragi-Comédie ... jouée le 14 Juillet 1788 ... viii, 104pp. 8vo, Baville: ls Veuve Liberté, 1788. (2) _______.. La Dernière edition de la Cour Plénière ... iii, 115pp. 8vo, Baville, 1788. (3) LE FRANC DE POMPIGNAN, Jean-George. Le Lever de Bâville, Drame Héroïque ... Pour servir de suite à la Cour Plénière ... 76pp. 8vo, Rome: Chez Barbarini, n.d. (4) LINGUET, Simon Nicolas Henri. La France plus qu'Angloise, ou Comparaison entre la Procédure entamée à Paris le 25 Septembre 1788, contre les Ministres du Roi de France, et le Procès intenté à Londres en 1640, au Comte de Strafford, principal Ministre de Charles Ier, Roi d'Angleterre ... Troisième edition. 141pp. 8vo, Bruxelles, 1789. Kress 1554 & 1555 (different issues, of the same year)

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        Blick v. Alten Zoll zum Siebengebirge, "Vue de Godesberg du Cote de la Ville de Bonn".

      . Kupferstich v. C. W. Bock n. C. Dupuis, 1789, 18,5 x 28,5. Zu Dupuis siehe Merlo, Kölner Künstler, Spalte 206. - Rechts unten kleine Seperatansicht der Ruine Godesburg.

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        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

      London, Printed for Captain Wilson, 1789. . First Octavo Edition, the three previous issues having all been in quarto; pp. x, 271; portrait frontispiece, 3 portraits as issued; original full leather binding, title lettered in gilt on spine, pages browned, chipping to edges of spine, a good copy. Hill, Pacific Voyages, p. 160, citing the first edition of 1788: "In 1783 the Antelope, commanded by Captain Henry Wilson, ran onto a reef near one of the Palau Islands, a previously unexplored group, and was wrecked. The entire crew managed to get safely ashore, where they were well treated by the natives and eventually managed to build a small vessel from the wreck in which they reached Macao. They took Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons, with them to England, where he made a very good impression; he unfortunately soon died of smallpox.".

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        Voyages en Differentes Provinces de L'Empire de Russie, et dans L'Asie Septentrionale;

      Paris: Maradan,, 1789-93. Traduits de l'Allemand. 6 volumes together, 5 volumes quarto (274 × 214 mm) text and folio (354 × 265 mm) atlas of plates and maps. In the original pinkish paper covered boards, all neatly rebacked to style with typographical labels Atlas with large folding general area map, loosely inserted, and 10 other maps, 3 of them folding, and 2 double-page; 97 plates, 26 of them folding; half-titles present in all volumes. Boards a little rubbed, soiled and softened at the corners, lightly browned throughout, volume I with some marginal dampstaining, but overall a very good, wide-margined set. First edition of "the celebrated French translation" (Cross), of a work originally published in German between 1771 to 1776. Volume I here in the second issue with Maradan imprint and date of 1789, publication having been interrupted - as explained in the Avis - by lack of sufficient paper of the quality required. Born in Berlin in 1741, Peter Simon Pallas was the son of a surgeon. He was educated at Halle, Göttingen, and at Leiden where he submitted his doctorate in 1760. After a trip to England to study natural history and geology, Pallas settled at the Hague where he published his acclaimed Elenchus zoophytorum and Miscellanea zoologica. In 1767 Catherine the Great invited him to St. Petersburg, where he became professor of natural history at the Imperial Academy of Sciences, and in 1768, at the specific request of the tsarina, he was placed in charge of an expedition of five naturalists and seven astronomers into Russia and Siberia. Over the next 6 years the party traversed the empire from the plains of European Russia to the borders of Mongolia. "Pallas arrived back in St Petersburg in July 1774 with a vast amount of data and many fossil specimens, but broken in health. His hair was whitened with fatigue, and nearly all of his companions had died. His journals had been regularly despatched back to St Petersburg and were awaiting him on his arrival" (Howgego) Based upon these Pallas published his major findings, "his chief geological contribution, based largely on his study of the Ural and Altai Mountain ranges of Siberia, was the recognition of the temporal sequence of rocks from the centre to the flanks of a range." This French edition includes additional material covering the findings of the natural historians Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, who died in the Caucasus during the expedition, Ivan Ivanovich Lepekhin, and Johann Gottlieb Georgi.

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        THE HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA., Containing a review of the Customs and manners of the Original Inhabitants; the first Settlement of the British Colonies, their Rise and Progress, from the earliest Period to the Time of their Becoming United, free and independant States. By the Rev. Mr. Cooper. Embellished with Copper-Plate Cuts. THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA. Containing the Discoveries of Columbus, the Conquest of Mexico and Peru, and the other Transactions of the Spaniards in the New World. By the Re. Mr. Cooper. Embellished with Copper-Plate Cuts.

      North America: 184 pages. Illustrated with six full-page engravings. Recent quarter calf, gilt. Binding 14 x 9 cm. First edition. A very good copy. South America: 168 pages. Six full-page engravings. Matching binding. 14.3 x 9 cm. First edition. Stain on one page; else a very good copy. A handsome set.There would appear to be only one edition of either volume printed in the U.K., but at least twelve editions of 'North America,' and three of 'South America,' printed in the United States. See Roscoe J169 & J172.

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        An account of the principal lazarrettos in Europe. Inscribed to Baron Perryn.

      T Cadell, Warrington & London 1789 - Howard, John (1726?-1790). An account of the principal lazarettos in Europe; with various papers relative to the plague: Together with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals; and additional remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland. 4to. [v-vii] viii, 259 [15] pp. 22 engraved plates, fold. eng. table. Lacking half-title and (possibly) initial blank, as in most presentation copies. Warrington: William Eyres for T. Cadell, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, and J. Taylor, 1789. 298 x 233 mm. Half calf, gilt spine, rubbed. Light browning & foxing, but very good. Presentation copy, with blank leaf (possibly original initial blank) bound after the title, bearing Howard's inscription to Sir Richard Perryn, Baron of the Exchequer (1723-1803): "Mr. Howard requests Mr. Baron Perryn, will be kind enough to accept this book from him, as a small mark of his respect." Perryn's engraved bookplate on front pastedown.First Edition. Garrison-Morton 1601. Although best known as a prison reformer on the strength of his famous State of the Prisons in England and Wales (1777; see Printing and the Mind of Man 224), the English philanthropist John Howard was also concerned with the improvement of sanitary conditions in other public institutions. His work in this area represents an important link in the development of the public health movement. The present work, an investigation of the conditions of English and European hospitals (including mental hospitals and quarantine detention houses) contains both plans and notes on management and personnel; it also includes notes of Howard's latest inspections of Irish, Scottish and English prisons.Howard presented this copy of his Lazarettos to British jurist Sir Richard Perryn, who was named Baron (i.e., judge) of the Court of Exchequer in 1776. "As a judge in criminal cases Perryn seems to have been inclined to ameliorate the law's harshness" (Oxford DNB); he was thus likely to have been receptive to Howard's recommendations for prison reform. Arnold M. Muirhead, in his preface to Baumgartner's John Howard, notes that presentation copies of Howard's State of the Prisons usually have the half-title removed and a separate leaf with Howard's inscription inserted; Howard also followed this custom with the Lazarettos. Baumgartner 21. Norman 1109. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An Essay to Direct and Extend the Inquiries of Patriotic Travellers;

      London: printed for the Author and sold by Mr Robinson, Mr Debrett, Mr Payne, Mr Jeffrey & Mr Faulder,, 1789. with further Observations on the Means of preserving the Life, Health, & Property of the unexperienced in their Journies by Land and Sea. Also a Series of Questions, interesting to Society & Humanity, necessary to be proposed for Solution to Men of all ranks & Employments, & of all Nations and Governments, comprising the most serious Points relative to the Objects of all Travels. To which is Annexed a List of English and froeign Works, intended for the Instruction and Benefit of Travellers & a Catalogue of the most interesting European Travels, which have been published in different Languages from the earliest Times, down to September 8th 1787. Two volumes, octavo (184 × 115 mm). Contemporary full sheep, spine gilt ruled in compartments with a single red morocco title label to each. Engraved frontispiece to volume one, engraved title pages to both volumes, folding plates and tables within. Some loss to spine ends, corners worn, a few marks and scratches to covers, joints split but repaired to full strength, internally immaculate, a very good copy indeed. First edition of this fascinating and unusual philanthropic manual for the intellectual European traveller, a production full of utilitarian and philanthropic purpose, yet published in the year that the French Revolution changed the landscape entirely. Count Leopold von Berchtold (1759-1809), Knight of the Military Order of St. Stephen of Tuscany, was a Moravian philanthropist and man of letters, described by Robert Southey in a letter to Cottle (c.1796) as "one of those rare characters who spend their lives doing good, it is his custom in every country he visits to publish books in its language on some subject of practical utility - these he gave away". The book consists of two distinct parts. The first volume outlines a general methodology for the inquisitive traveller (with subject-specific disquistions as well as some highly interesting pieces of technical travel advice), before launching into more than four hundred pages of questions pertinent to the understanding the political, social, economic, cultural and educational situation of whichever nation be visited. The second volume forms an extensive bibliography of English and Continental travel works. The students of the Berchtold methodology are hence provided not with answers about their destination, but with questions, and are encouraged to note down for themselves the responses they glean (whether by their own initiative or by canvassing local opinion) to these questions, which range in topic from"Origin, Manners, and Customs of the Nation" to, "Law and Government", "Philanthropic Society" and "State of the Peasantry", as well as "Navigation", "Finance" (with tables provided for noting down the relative expenses of travel), and more. It is conceivable that Berchtold depended the general utility of this project upon the possibility that his ideal travellers would not only cultivate their own knowledge through his method, but would perhaps report back and collate their findings. A student of the Berchtold method, if not arrested on suspicion of espionage, would surely have gained a more rounded appreciation of the state of Europe than most Grand Tourists. This privately produced, philanthropic work was not reprinted (though a single German edition appeared in 1791, and one French in 1797), and, though fairly well represented institutionally, is rare in commerce, with no copy having appeared at auction since 1978.

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        Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière : Quadrupèdes

      - 1789. 8 volumes in - 4 (26 x 20,5 cm), veau havane, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièces de maroquin rouge, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, double filet de coupes, tranches marbrées (reliure d'époque). Partie complète des Quadrupèdes, illustrée de 428 gravures, et un Tableau. Bel exemplaire. / / 8 quarto volumes (26 x 20,5 cm), havana calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco labels, gilt triple fillet border on covers, double fillet on turns - in, marbled edges (contemporary binding). Complete part of Quadrupèdes, illustrated with 428 engravings, and one Table. Nice copy.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,: NEWLY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES; AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED.

      Alixander Kincaid - Edinburg 1789 - this Bible has both the old testament and the new testament in one volume, a beautiful fore edge painting of "The Last Supper" by Leonardo De Vinci, there is foxing throughout, and the binding though tight is broken at the front hinge, probably to really see the painting you have to push on the front cover.brown leather covers with edge wear and rubs to the cover front and back as well. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Carte Topographique d'Allemagne contenant l'arche duche d'Austriche sous l'Ens, et une part du Margraviat de Moravie". Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Johann W. Jaeger. Aus: Grand Atlas d'Alemagne en LXXXI feuilles.

      Frankfurt, Jaeger, 1789.. Ca. 47 cm x 65 cm.. Johann W. Jaeger war als Offizier zuerst in österreichischen und später in Frankfurter Diensten. Durch seine militärischen Erfahrungen hegte er bald den Plan zur Schaffung eines umfangreichen Kartenwerks von Deutschland. "Ausgehend von vorhandenen Einzelkarten, teils nach neuen Landvermessungen korrigiert, und unter der Mitwirkung von 8 verschiedenen Stechern lag 1789 der 'Grand Atlas' fertig vor. Alle Karten in Polyederprojektion und erstmalig in nahezu einheitlichem Maßstab (1 : 210000 bis 1 : 225000)." (Kretschmer p. 353). - Etw. knapp beschnitten, kl. Randeinriß im Falz (mit Bildberührung).

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        An Historical Account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich M,DCC,LXXXIX

      London: S. Nicol, T. Cadell, J. Walter, G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1789. First edition.. Hardback. 4to. (10.75 x 8.5 inches). pp.viii, 142. Frontis long fold-out engraved view of the Hospital by Thomas Lancey, creased from careless folding, spotted, long tear to outer left margin, not affecting engraving. 3 engraved plates, hors-texte. Errata slips pasted to pp.107 and 142. Contemporary full calf gilt, rubbed, scratched, chipped, (the fold-out frontis pushes at the upper cover). Marks to prelims and extrems. Early owner's name in ink to front free endpaper. Dealer's marks in pencil. Trifle light occasional spotting. Old cellophane repair to rear inner hinge (ineffective and unnecessary, as hinge sound). O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. NOT ex-library. A Very Good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        The Dance of Death, from the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illustrated with Fifty-two Woodcuts, Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick

      Newcastle: For William Charnley. Very Good. 1789. Hardcover. Although the illustrations are solely by John Bewick, the publishers unilaterally chose to include his more famous brother in the title with the hopes of increasing sales. Chips to head and tail of the spine; foxing. ; Octavo; i-xxviii, 1-51, pages .

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        An account of the principal lazarrettos in Europe. Inscribed to Baron Perryn

      Warrington & London: T Cadell, 1789. Howard, John (1726?-1790). An account of the principal lazarettos in Europe; with various papers relative to the plague: Together with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals; and additional remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland. 4to. [v-vii] viii, 259 [15] pp. 22 engraved plates, fold. eng. table. Lacking half-title and (possibly) initial blank, as in most presentation copies. Warrington: William Eyres for T. Cadell, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, and J. Taylor, 1789. 298 x 233 mm. Half calf, gilt spine, rubbed. Light browning & foxing, but very good. Presentation copy, with blank leaf (possibly original initial blank) bound after the title, bearing Howard's inscription to Sir Richard Perryn, Baron of the Exchequer (1723-1803): "Mr. Howard requests Mr. Baron Perryn, will be kind enough to accept this book from him, as a small mark of his respect." Perryn's engraved bookplate on front pastedown.First Edition. Garrison-Morton 1601. Although best known as a prison reformer on the strength of his famous State of the Prisons in England and Wales (1777; see Printing and the Mind of Man 224), the English philanthropist John Howard was also concerned with the improvement of sanitary conditions in other public institutions. His work in this area represents an important link in the development of the public health movement. The present work, an investigation of the conditions of English and European hospitals (including mental hospitals and quarantine detention houses) contains both plans and notes on management and personnel; it also includes notes of Howard's latest inspections of Irish, Scottish and English prisons.Howard presented this copy of his Lazarettos to British jurist Sir Richard Perryn, who was named Baron (i.e., judge) of the Court of Exchequer in 1776. "As a judge in criminal cases Perryn seems to have been inclined to ameliorate the law's harshness" (Oxford DNB); he was thus likely to have been receptive to Howard's recommendations for prison reform. Arnold M. Muirhead, in his preface to Baumgartner's John Howard, notes that presentation copies of Howard's State of the Prisons usually have the half-title removed and a separate leaf with Howard's inscription inserted; Howard also followed this custom with the Lazarettos. Baumgartner 21. Norman 1109.

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        August Gottlieb Richter's Anfangsgründe der Wundarzney Kunst. Erster bis siebter Band (7 Bände kpl.)

      Göttingen: Johann Christian Dieterich Mischauflage; 1789 - 1804; 7 Bände; insgesamt mit 45 teils gefalteten Kupferstichen chirugischer Instrumente; Erster Band: 568 S., mit 8 Kupfertafeln, 3. Aufl. 1799, Inhalt: Von den allgemeinen Entzündungskrankheiten: Von den äußerlichen ächten Entzündungen, Von dem Eytergeschwüre, Von dem kalten Brande, Von der Rose, Von den Verbrennungen, Von den Erfrierungen, Von dem Blutgeschär, Von dem Karfunkel, Von den Hieb- Schnitt und Stichwunden, Von den Mitteln zur geschwinden Vereinigung der Wunden, Von den Schußwunden, Von den Quetschungen, Von den Blutungen der Wunden, Von den Nervenzufällen der Wunden, Vom Scirrhus und Krebse, Von den Balggeschwülsten, Von dem Ueberbeine, Von der Pulsadergeschwulst, Von den Blutaderknoten, Von den Polypen, Von den Warzen, Von den Hühneraugen, Von der Wassergeschwulst, Von der Windgeschwulst Von den Fleischgeschwüren, Von den Fisteln, Von dem Beinfraße, Von den künstlichen Geschwüren; Zweiter Band: 514 S., mit 5 Kupfertafeln, 2. Aufl. 1789, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Kopfs: Von den Kopfwunden, Von dem Hirnbruche, Von der Kopfwassersucht, Von dem gespaltenen Rückgrade, Von den Wunden des Angesichts, Von der Speichelfistel, und einigen anderen Zufällen an den Backen, Von der Haasenscharte, Von dem Krebse, und einigen anderen Zufällen an den Lippen, Von den Krankheiten der Oberkinnbackenhöhlen, Von den Krankheiten der Stirnhöhlen, Von der Thränenfistel, Von den Entzündungen und den Wunden der Augenlieder, Von den zusammengewachsenen Augenlidern, Von der Umkehrung der Augenlider, Von der Trichiasis, Von der Ptosis, Von dem Hasenauge, Von den Geschwülsten der Augenlider; Dritter Band: 528 S., mit 4 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1795, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten der Augen: Von der Augenentzündung, Von dem Eyterauge, Von den künstlichen Augen, Von den undurchsichtigen Flecken der Hornhaut, Von dem Staphylom, Von dem graue Staare, Von dem Vorfalle der Regenbogenhaut, Von der verschloßenen Pupille, Von der widernatürlichen Erweiterung der Pupille, Von der Augenwassersucht, Von dem Vorfalle des Augapfels, Von der Ausrottung des Augapfels, Vom schwarzen Staare, Von dem Doppelsehen, Von der Halbsichtigkeit, Von der Tag- und Nachtblindheit, Von der Kurzsichtigkeit und Weitsichtigkeit, Von den Flecken und Funken vor den Augen, Von verschiedenen Gattungen des fehlerhaften Gesichts; Vierter Band: 428 S., mit 5 Kupfertafeln, 2. Aufl. 1800: Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Mundes: Von der Fröschleingeschwulst, Von den Fehlern des Zungenbändchens, Von den Krankheiten der Zunge, Von den Krankheiten der Mandeln, Von den Krankheiten des Gaumens, Von den Krankheiten des Zahnfleisches, Von den Krankheiten der Zähne, Von den Halskrankheiten: Von den Halswunden, Von den fremden Körpern in der Speiseröhre, dem Magen und dem Darmkanale, Von der Luftröhrenöffnung, Vom schiefen Halse, Von der Parotis, Vom Kropfe, Von den Brustkrankheiten: Von den Brustwunden, Von der Eröffnung der Brusthöhle, Von den Krankheiten der Brüste; Fünfter Band: 472 S., mit 7 Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1798, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Unterleibes: Von den Bauchwunden, Von dem Leberabscesse, Von der Gallenfistel, Von dem Nierenabscesse, Von dem Psoasabcesse, Von der Bauchwassersucht, Von dem künstlichen After, Von den angewachsenen Brüchen, Von der Radikalkur der Brüche, Von dem Netzbruche, Von den kleinen Brüchen, Von dem angeborenen Bruche, Von den Schenkelbrüchen, Von dem Nabelbruche, Von den Bauchbrüchen, Von dem Rückenbruche; Sechster Band: 476 S., mit 4 Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1799, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Unterleibes. Fortsetzung: Von dem Mutterscheidenbruche, Von dem Mittelfleischbruche, Von dem Blasenbruche, Von dem Bruche des eyförmigen Loches, Von dem Wasserbruche, Von dem Blutbruche, Von dem Fleischbruche, Von dem Krampfaderbruche, Von der Hodenentzündung, Von dem Krebse am Hodensack, Von der Amputation des männlichen Gliedes, Von der Phimosis, Von der Paraphimmosis, Von der Urinverhaltung, Von dem Blasenstiche, Von den Urinfisteln, Von dem Unvermögen, den Urin zu halten, Von dem verschlossenen After, Von der blinden guldenen Ader, Von der Mastdarmfistel, Von dem Vorfalle aus dem Hintern; Siebenter u. letzter Band: 284 S., mit 12 Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1804; Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Unterleibes. Fortsetzung: Von dem Vorfalle der Gebärmutter, Von der Umkehrung der Gebärmuttern, Von der Umbeugung derGebärmutter, Von dem Vorfalle der Mutterscheide, Vom Kaiserschnitte, Vom Steinschnitte, Von den Krankheiten der äußeren Gliedmaaßen: Von der Amputation der äußeren Gliedmaaßen, Von den Klumpfüßen, Von der Verletzung der Achillessehne, Vom Wurme an dem Finger; Bd. 1 - 6 Bibliotheksabgänge des Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia, Bd. 7 Bibliotheksexemplar der königlichen Charite Berlin, Einband hier etwas abweichend in Größe und Farbe; Einbände der Zeit oder etwas späterer Zeit, Deckel berieben, Kanten rundum bestossen, 1 Rückengelenk angeplatzt, Rückenschilder teils mit Fehlstellen, Innendeckel mit Bibliotheksstempeln, Titelblatt von Bd. 7 mit sehr satten, durchschlagenden Stempeln, kleinere äussere Läsuren, innen sehr gut; vollständige Ausgabe mit allen Tafeln . Pappband. Etwas beschädigt. 20 cm. Bibliotheksabgang.

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        An account of the Pelew Islands,

      London, Nicol, Third edition. 1789. - situated in the Western part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the journals and communications of H. Wilson and some of his officers, who were there shipwrecked in the Antelope. Mit gestochenem Porträt, 1 gestochenen Karte, 15 Kupfertafeln, XXVII, 378 Seiten, Halblederband der Zeit mit floraler Rückenvergoldung, 29,5 cm x 24,5 cm, Einband leicht berieben, innen ab und an etwas gebräunt, sonst ein sehr gut erhaltenes breitrandiges Exemplar. Dritte englische Ausgabe, erschien erstmals 1788. Wilson kommandierte das Postschiff Antelope der Englisch-Ostindischen Compagnie und erlitt 1783 vor den Palau-Inseln östlich der Philippinen Schiffbruch. Er hielt sich mit seiner Mannschaft mehrere Monate lang auf den bis dahin wenig bekannten, von Wilson quasi wiederentdeckten Inseln auf, bis er und seine Mannschaft in einem selbstgezimmerten Fahrzeug nach England zurückkehren konnte. Nach seinen Tagebüchern und mündlichen Mitteilungen verfaßte Keate den Bericht über das Abenteuer. "Der Bericht ist . wertvoll als frühester Aufschluß über Charakter und Geberen der zuvor als wilde Kannibalen verschrienen Insulaner, die nun vielmehr 'als Zierde der Menschheit' dem staunenden, sich an der Geschichte begeisternden Publikum vorgestellt wurde." (Henze V, 515) - Die Kupfer mit Landschaftsansichten, Gebrauchsgegenständen, Waffen, Küstenreliefs u. a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tome 1: Introduction à la révolution, servant de préliminaire aux révolutions de Paris, dédiées à la nation et au district des petits-augustins. Avec gravures analogues aux différens événemens. No's 1 - 16 inclusive [17 Juillet 1789 - 24 au 31 Octobre 1789]; Tome 2: Révolutions de Paris, dédiées à la nation No's 17 - 32 inclusive [9 Novembre 1789 - 13 au 20 Février 1790] Two Volumes

      Published Paris 1789-1790. Two Volumes. 1789. Uniform matching hard back binding in contemporary quarter leather cloth covers, gilt title lettering labels to the spines, paper covered boards. 8vo. 8'' x 5''. All the frontispiece illustrations throughout the two volumes are present. Rubbing to the corners of the boards and around the leather spines, the text block with only light age toning to the margins. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 1 S. Qu.-gr.-8vo.. "Schön ist wohl das Künstler-Leben, | Süß, sehr oft wie Mandeln und Ziweben [!], | Doch giebt es auch oft bittere daneben!" - Adalbert Gyrowetz stand als Sekretär und Musiker im Dienst des Grafen Franz von Fünfkirchen in Wien, lernte dort u. a. Mozart und Haydn kennen, trat mit einigen Symphonien als Komponist hervor und setzte seine musikalische Ausbildung bei Nicola Sala und Giovanni Paisiello in Neapel fort. "1789 ging Gyrowetz über Mailand und Paris nach London, wo er seit 1791 für die Salomon Concerts und The Pantheon Theatre als Komponist tätig war und u. a. die Oper 'Semiramide' schrieb, deren Aufführung durch den Brand des Pantheons verhindert wurde, dem auch die Partitur zum Opfer fiel . 1792 kehrte Gyrowetz über Brüssel nach Paris zurück, kam 1793 nach Wien und trat als Legationssekretär in den österr. Staatsdienst ein. 1804-31 war er Hofkapellmeister und Dirigent der Wiener Hofoper und veranstaltete bis 1847 zahlreiche Konzerte. Neben seinen dreißig Opern, u. a. 'Robert oder die Prüfung' (1813) und 'Hans Sachs' (1836), komponierte Gyrowetz vorwiegend Symphonien und Streichquartette" (DBE).

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        De Imitatione Christi libri quatuor, ad germanam lectionem reducti, etc.etc.

      Barbou, Paris 1789 - 12mo. Pp xii, 359. Tissue-guarded frontis and 4 plates after Marillier. Full morocco, marbled endpapers by F. Bozerian, Jeune. Aeg. Extremities lightly rubbed and wear to corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketch of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, in the County of Cumberland, New South Wales, July 1788

      London: J. Stockdale, 1789. Engraved map, 530 x 470 mm. (sheet size), folded to original quarto format (now mounted), a little rubbed and toned, small expert paper repair with minute loss of printed detail, yet a good copy. The first printed map of the settlement at Sydney Cove with fascinating details of the colony in its earliest days. It was engraved for the 1789 London publication of Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay.This highly significant map details the topography of the first settlement, as well as recording soundings of the Cove taken by Captain John Hunter; the coastal survey was completed by William Dawes, surveyor and officer of the Marines. The map records numerous fascinating details, including the location of Government House and its grounds, the barracks, and the small observatory. 'Shows Sydney Cove with soundings and seven of the First Fleet ships at anchor; Sirius as guard ship at the mouth of the cove. It shows the positions of temporary buildings and those of permanent buildings under construction with the areas allotted for farms. The farm with nine acres of corn is shown at the head of Farm Cove. A table of references identifies buildings and plots of land' (Perry & Prescott, p. 52).

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        Zielübung.

      . Radierung, auf Bütten. 9:12 cm. Literatur: JFF (XIXe siecle) 104. - Frühdruck, rundum nahezu auf die Plattenkante geschnitten. Verso an den oberen Ecken Reste einer alten Verklebung.. Ursprünglich Diplomat, entwarf Denon nach der Französischen Revolution von 1789 auf Anregung J. L. Davids (1748-1825) die Costumes republicains als Vorbilder für das offizielle Nationalkostüm. 1798-1799 begleitete er Napoleon Bonaparte als Kriegszeichner nach Italien und Ägypten. 1788 erwarb er das gesamte radierte Werk von Rembrandt aus der Sammlung A.M. Zanetti in Venedig. Seit 1804 war er Generalinspektor der Museen in Paris, in dieser Funktion wählte er in den eroberten Ländern die Kunstschätze aus, die Napoleon als Siegestrophäen nach Paris bringen ließ. Denon betätigte sich als Kunstsammler, Schriftsteller, Zeichner, Radierer, Lithograph und Medailleur. "Daneben sammelte er Kunstwerke und radierte mit leichter Hand kleine Bildnisse von geistreichen Zeitgenossen und schönen Damen der Gesellschaft...". (zitiert aus: Thieme-Becker, Bd. IX, S. 79).

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        The Dance of Death, from the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illustrated with Fifty-two Woodcuts, Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick

      Newcastle: For William Charnley. Very Good. 1789. Hardcover. Although the illustrations are solely by John Bewick, the publishers unilaterally chose to include his more famous brother in the title with the hopes of increasing sales. Chips to head and tail of the spine; foxing. ; Octavo; i-xxviii, 1-51, pages .

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        [K 521] Une sonate a quatre mains pour le piano ou piano forte par Mozard. Oeuvre 14

      . Mainz : Schott, PN 89, [ca. 1789]. - 31 S. Quer-Folio. Gestochen. Titel knittrig, Faltspuren, unten wasserfeckig. Kl. Randeinrisse. Verlagsangabe überklebt, teilweise getilgt. Lezte Bll. leicht wasserrandig.. Erster Nachdruck. RISM M 6722. Mit Themeninzipits.

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        Tiefsee-Radiolarien. Jena, Gustav Fischer (colophon: Frommansche Buchdruckerei Hermann Pohle), 1908. 2 volumes plus supplement. Royal 4to (32 x 26 cm. With 87 numbered (mostly chromo-)lithographed plates after drawings by Marian Hedwig Mülberger and Valentin Haecker (first 31 plates lithographed by Frankfurt & Winter in Frankfurt, the rest by A. Giltsch in Jena), 2 chromolithographed maps and numerous illustrations in text. Original publisher's half red cloth, printed sides, red cloth dust jacket. Supplement disbound.

      BMC NH, Supplement, p. 423; Nissen, ZBI 1789. First and only edition of a rare and extensively illustrated work on radiolaria, a large group of amoeboid protozoa that produce intricate exo-skeletons. The book is based on research from the Valdivia expedition, a German scientific expedition that explored the deep sea in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans in 1898 and 1899. In 1902 Valentin Haecker took over the research from Carl Chun, who led the expedition and collected the various specimens.It was published as the 14th volume of the Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer "Valdivia", 1898-1899, and includes the general plate and text volumes, the latter called "Spezieller Teil", and a separate "Algemeiner Teil", paginated as a supplement and apparently issued later. Each volume notes on the binding that the works was not sold in bookstores ("nicht im Buchhandel"). The present copy belonged to the illustrator of the work, Marian Hedwig Mülberger, who also illustrated several other scientific works. It is a sophisticated copy, made up from the copy presented by the author to Mülberger and a copy presented to Professor Karl Bürker that also came in to her possession: the endpapers of the text volume come from the Bürker copy, with the presentation inscription to him, and the supplement probably comes from that copy as well.Also pasted on the endleaf is a typewritten presentation note ("Habent sua fata libelli") signed by Mülberger and dated from Giessen, 21 June 1960, presenting the copy to Dr. Wulf Emmo Ankel in Giessen and explaining the history of the present copy.Binding slightly rubbed near the edges and spine faded. A very good copy of a rare work on radiolaria.

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        Histoire naturelle du Jorat et de ses environs; Et celle des trois lacs de Neuchatel, Morat et Bienne; Precedees d'un Essai sur le climat, les productions, le commerce, les animaux de la partie du Pays de Vaud ou de la Suisse Romande, qui entre dans le plan de cet ouvrage. En 2 volumes.

      Lausanne, Jean Mourer, 1789,. in-8°, XX + 322 p. + 3 planches gravees depliantes / IV + 238 p. + 3 planches gravees depliantes, reliure en veau d'epoque, dos avec pieces de titre en cuir et quelques ornements dores, accrocs a une coiffe.. Premiere edition. "Comte Gregoire de Razoumowsky, gentilhomme polonais, mort en 1837, sejourna a Lausanne de 1780 a la Revolution et y publia d'importants ouvrages sur la mineralogie vaudoise." (DHBS V/398). Natural history of JORAT and it environs 3 lakes (MORAT - NEUCHATEL - BIENNE) on climat - productions - economics - animals of this part of the Canton de VAUD (french speaking Switzerland) In 2 volumes. 8vo. With 6 folded engraved plates. Original calf binding from the 18th century, very small part of lower joint split (worming). Fine copy. Count RAZUMOVSKII (RAZOUMOWSKY), (Grigorii Kirillovic) of polish origine, lived in Lausanne, Switzerland from 1780 till the french revolution.First and only edition of an illustrated account of the economics, fauna and geology of the Swiss Jura, in the vicinity of Neuchatel, Murten and Biel, northwest of Bern, by Count Grigorii Kirillovic Razumovskii (1759-1837). The first volume describes the fauna according to the Linnean system. The second includes a geological description with notes on mining, minerals, fossils etc. The illustrations cover zoology (especially reptiles), entomology and geology (including fossils).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. BMC NH, p. 1657; Dean I, p. 414; Horn-Schenkling 17741; Ward 1850; not in Hoover; Nissen BBI or ZBI;

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        [EARLY VERSION OF THE "DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN AND OF THE CITIZEN"]. Projet des premiers articles de la Constitution, lu dans la seance du 28 juillet 1789 par M. Mounier, membre du Comite, charge du plan de Constitution

      Paris: Chez Baudouin, imprimeur de l'Assemblee nationale, 1789. FIRST EDITION. FINE COPY. 8vo. 14pp., 1 f. (blank) unbound as issued. Preserved in a protective black cloth case (Cloverleaf Studio) First edition of the famous "Projet de Monier" in its first draft, read just two weeks after the Fall of the Bastille. It includes two chapters: the first is a "Declaration of Human Rights and the Citizen" ('Declaration des droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen') in 23 articles; the second is "Principles of the French Government" ('Principes du Gouvernement Francais') in 35 articles. As is well known, the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen" is a FUNDAMENTAL DOCUMENT of the French Revolution and indeed of all democracies worldwide, defining the individual and collective rights of all individuals as universal. Influenced by the doctrine of natural rights, the rights of Man are valid at all times and in every place, pertaining to human nature itself. Although it establishes fundamental rights for French citizens and all men without exception, it addresses neither the status of women nor slavery; despite that, it is a precursor document to international human rights instruments. * REFERENCES: Emile Walsh, Le declaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen et l'Assemblee constituante (1903) p. 89-94, with a detailed comparison of Mounier's text and those of his predecessors Sieyes and Lafayette. Martin & Walter, Revolution francaise, No. 25400; Monglond I. 88. * A beautiful copy in superb original condition, in a fine protective case.

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        Memorie idraulico - storiche sopra la Val di Chiana

      Cambiagi 1789 Bell'esemplare in carta grave - prima edizione - opera assai importante

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        Essays on physiognomy Trans by Henry Hunter; including 3 plates by William Blake

      London: John Murray, 1789. Physiognomy; Influential on John Henry Fuseli and William Blake Lavater, Johann Caspar (1741-1801). Essays on physiognomy. . . . Illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings. . . . Translated from the French by Henry Hunter. 3 vols. in 5, 4to. Variously paginated. 173 plates plus numerous text engravings. London: John Murray, 1789-98. 335 x 275 mm. 19th cent. quarter morocco, marbled boards, a little rubbed. Minor foxing and offsetting, but a very good set. First Edition in English. Lavater's exposition of character on the basis of physical features was grounded in his religious views and in the philosophy of Goethe, who worked with him on the book for a time. It was the last and most complete work of the descriptive physiognomists, extremely influential both in the history of psychiatry and in English portraiture. The present edition was especially important for the artistic development of John Henry Fuseli (1741-1825) and William Blake (1757-1827), who engraved one plate after Rubens in Vol. I and two vignettes signed "Blake Sc." or "Blake sculp." Ryskamp, William Blake, Engraver, 22.

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