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        Banquet des Savans par Athénée

      Paris: De L'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1789. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Published 1789-1791. 5 volumes in full contemporary calf, rebacked in morocco, some scuffs and surface marks, corners worn. Scattered foxing, some pages evenly age toned to brown, but largely clean and bright. As is common, without the engravings that appear in some copies. (ii), 504, (1); 563, (3); 563, (4);561, (4); 562pp. Graesse A245, Vicaire 51 A fine, wide margined scholarly edition of Athenaeus, one of the chief sources of information on Roman banquet cookery, very well glossed. It is easy enough to picture a young Grimod de la Reyniere pouring over Athenaeus at his little shop, noting the boar stuffed with various birds and oysters and cockles, and plotting his rôti sans pareil of 17 birds, one within the next. Size: 4to (quarto). 5-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Inventory No: CAT000098.

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        The lost Dauphin; Louis XVII. or Onwarenhiiaki, the Indian Iroquois Chief.Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent, George Allen, 1887. 8vo. With 3 collotype portraits, 1 of Louis XVII, and 2 of Eleazar Williams (1 tinted). Publisher's green textured cloth, front cover with gold-stamped portrait of a young Louis XVII.

      Cf. Sabin 30267; for Williams: DAB XX, pp. 255-256; Dictionary of Wisconsin History (online ed.). Interesting work discussing the theory that the Iroquois chief and Indian missionary Eleazer Williams (ca. 1789-1858) was really the lost Dauphin Louis XVII. It was written by Augusta de Grasse Stevens (1852-1894), novelist and correspondent of various New York newspapers.The Canadian born Eleazar Williams was the son of a St. Regis Mohawk Indian, Thomas Williams, and his wife, Mary Ann Kenewatsenri. He served as a missionary of the Episcopal Church to the Oneida Indians. ''The Indians eventually repudiated his leadership, however, and as early as 1839 Williams began his pretensions that he was the Lost Dauphin of France, Louis XVIII. ... Williams promised his friends many royal favors when his wrong had been righted; but, doomed to defeat, he died in poverty and obscurity at Hogansburg, NY'' (Dictionary of Wisconsin History).Lacking half-title but otherwise in good condition. Hinges weak and endpapers browned. Important work for the history of Wisconsin and the Oneida.

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        Opera. [Sancti Brunonis Astensi Episcopi Signiensium et Abbatis Montis Casini Opera in Duos Tomos Distributa aucta et Adnotationibus Illustrata Regiae Celsitudini Caroli Emmanuelis Pedemontii Principis &c. &c.]

      Romae,: Joannis Zempel,, 1789-1791.. Original parchment with gilt lettering on spine. Former copy of St.Joseph's College Mill Hill Library.. Folio.. Brunonis Astensis - (ca. 1040/1050-1123) Initial studies at the Benedictine monastery of S. Perpetua in Asti, where he studied humanities and prepared for the ecclesiastical life; then, he went to study the seven liberal arts at the University of Bologna. He decided to enter the monastery of Monte Cassino but during the trip, he became ill in Siena and the local bishop, Rodolfo, named him canon of the cathedral chapter. Because of his knowledge and piety, he was called to Rome, where he was advisor to four popes. Participated in a Roman synod in 1079; there, he convinced Berengarius of Tours to retract his heresy which denied the real presence of the Lord in the Holy Eucharist; the disputation between the canon and the heretic took place before Pope Gregory VII. Elected bishop of Segni in 1079 (2) by its canons; he accepted after an intervention of Pope Gregory VII. Consecrated in 1080, Campagna of Rome, by Pope Gregory VII. In 1082, returning to Segni from Rome, he was imprisoned by Adolfo di Segni; tradition says that he was miraculously freed. Returned to Rome and there he was imprisoned, together with the pope in mole Adriana (castle of Sant'Angelo). Librarian and chancellor of the Holy Roman Church in 1086. Created cardinal bishop of Segni in a consistory celebrated in 1086 (3). Participated in the papal election of 1088, celebrated in Terracina, in which Pope Urban II was elected. Subscribed papal bulls issued between 1089 and July 20, 1096. In 1095, he accompanied Pope Urban II to the Council of Clermont, in which the First Crusade was called; he went with the pontiff to Avignon Tarasco on September 11, 1095; to Avignon on September 13; to Cluny on October 25; to Clermont on November 18 (he participated in the council celebrated in that city); to Limoges, December 23 to 31; to Charroux, where he participated in the consecration of the abbatial church, on January 10, 1096; to Poitiers on January 22; to Moyenmoutier on March 10; to Tours on March 14 to 20 (he participated in the council celebrated in that city); to Poitiers from March 30 and before April 14; to Nîmes on July 12; and to St.-Gilles on July 20. Did not participate in the papal election of 1099, in which Pope Paschal II was elected. Subscribed papal bulls issued between August 30, 1100 and November 2, 1106. In 1103, he entered the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines) at the monastery of Monte Cassino; he was elected abbot in November 1107, keeping his episcopal see. He was sent to France as legate in 1104. In March 1105, during the Lateran Synod, he acted as a judge in a controversy. On September 8 of the same year, he was with the pope in Civita Castellana. He returned to France as legate in 1106. On November 2, 1106, he was in Parma with the pope. On June 4, 1109, Pope Paschal II went to Segni to canonize Bishop Pietro of Anagni, friend of Cardinal Bruno, and most probably, the cardinal was present at the ceremony. He opposed lay investitures of bishops and abbot, even declaring them to be heresy; he criticized Pope Paschal II for granting Emperor Heinrich the privilege of investitures during the pontiff's imprisonment by the emperor April 11, 1111 and demanded that the treaty be annulled. On March 23, 1112, during the Lateran Synod, Pope Paschal II rejected the granting of the privilege of investitures to Emperor Heinrich V; the bishop of Segni was not present at that session of the synod and he continued with his intransgent position; unhappy with the bishop's opposition, the pope asked him resign his abbey and to return to his see of Segni definitively. He participated in the Lateran synod of 1116, but never regained his earlier position in the papal curia. He wrote commentaries on thirteen books of the Holy Bible; a life of Pope St. Leo IX; and one of St. Pietro, bishop of Anagni; a treatise on the Sacraments; and another one on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass; 145 of his homilies and six books of sentences are still preserved. (Source: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary).

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        The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke Volume VII India The Hastings Trial 1789-1794 Writings Speeches of Edmund Burke

      Oxford University Press. Hardcover. New. Hardcover. 744 pages. Dimensions: 9.4in. x 6.3in. x 2.0in.This key volume specifically completes the collection of Edmund Burkes Indian Writings and Speeches which is set within the series, and is both an exposition of Burkes views on India from his coverage of the Hastings trial, and his views on maintaining the rule of a universal justice. The texts for the items, which have appeared in previous editions of Burkes Works, have been reconstructed, largely by the use of manuscripts. Indeed many of the shorter speeches appear here in print for the first time. The volume includes a key speech which introduced one of the main charges in the trial of Warren Hastings on an impeachment from 1789-1794, and an important report on the conduct of the trial. It closes with Burkes important and detailed summation of the prosecutions. However, this volume is not only a full exposition of Burkes views on India but contains much of great interest about other aspects of his thought. In particular, Burke saw himself in these years as being engaged in a battle against the lawless disruption of society, both in Europe and in Asia, in order to maintain the rule of a universal justice, a main theme of this volume. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA.

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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 and sold by G Nicol, 1789 A good copy of this famous account, first published a year earlier in 1788. With 17 plates, 12 of which are folding. In a good half leather binding - the spine has a red leather title label and gilt compartments and is newer than the marbled boards. The newer leather is in very good condition; the boards have wear, particularly to edges. All page edges are gilt. There is an ink signature on the front pastedown - ? Mr Dickinson, Thorncroft Workington and then Cornsickle, Whitehaven 1882. With frontispiece portrait of Captain Wilson, title page (with small pencil note), dedication, folding chart of the Pelew Islands, Introduction, contents list and text including 7 plates of objects, 3 additional portraits, 3 views, 1 large folding view and 1 plan. The frontispiece and title page have some spotting and there is a little worming to the bottom in the gutter. P 215 has a small area of loss to the outer edge. Otherwise, the text pages are generally very clean and in very good condition. The plates are of different paper and tend to browning or spotting particularly at the edges.

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        Justifications for Devouring our Fellow Creatures!!

      ?London: n.d., circa, 1789. Broadside, folio, 440 x 275 mm., text in double columns; all edges uncut; framed. An Hawaiian "modest proposal" Extremely rare satirical broadside, using an extended Hawaiian metaphor. Published in the 1780s, within a few years of Cook's discovery of the islands and subsequent death, it exploits the exotic setting of Hawaii and the implications of cannibalism still fresh in the public's mind from the gruesome details then abounding in stories of Cook's death.Detailing fourteen long points about Hawaiian cannibalism, it follows the principles of Swift's "Modest Proposal" by reducing to absurdity the supposed advantages of eating one's fellow man as a means to attack economic dogma and, apparently, the practices of the slave trade. It may not be easy now to follow the satire's precise purpose, but as Forbes points out, 'although its exact intent remains undetermined, this sheet is evidence of how firmly fixed the location of Hawaii (however exotic) would have been in the minds of its intended audience...'.This copy is inscribed "Presented by Mr. Hollis" and dated 1791 in manuscript, while the copy in the British Library has contemporary annotations "E.J." & "June 1789" along with a single manuscript correction to the text.Forbes records this copy (noted as 'now in a private collection') and could identify only two others (British Library and Public Record Office). ESTC records three further copies (John Rylands Library, Göttingen University and New York Historical Society). There is thus no copy recorded in any Hawaiian library.

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        Baiersche Flora.

      Muenchen, J.B. Strobl, 1789. 2 volumes. 8vo. pp. (2), 753; 670, (34), with 1 engraved frontispiece and 2 engraved title-vignettes. Contemporary boards (not uniform). Stafleu & Cowan 11.107. Franz von Paula von Schrank (1747-1835; German botanist and entomologist) was the first director of the then newly founded botanical garden at Munich/Germany during 1809-1832. He was a prolific writer on the fauna and flora of Southern Germany, especially Bavaria. The flora of Bavaria is one of Schrank's rarer works. Last volume with some slight worming to last 3 leaves and some staining to first 5 leaves.

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        Travels in Switzerland. In a series of Letters to William Melmoth.

      Cadell,, London, 1789 - Tre volumi di cm. 21, pp. 1.500 ca. complessive. Con una grande carta geografica più volte ripiegata e 6 tavole f.t. di cui tre ripiegate. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi lisci con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su doppi tasselli. Alcuni rinforzi al verso della grande carta, una fenditura ad una cerniera, peraltro, complessivamente, ottimo stato di conservazione. Classico della letteratura alpina. Da segnalare che l'opera "ha notevole importanza perché è la più antica a riferire del primo effettivo tentativo di ascensione, compiuto il 14 luglio 1775 da Jean Nicolas Couteran, figlio di un'albergatrice e di un notaio di Chamonix". Cfr. Nava. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Genera Insectorum Linnaei et Fabricii iconibus illustrata

      H. Steiner, Vitoduri Helvetorum 1789 - viii, 86, [iii], 1 plain and 36 fine hand-coloured engraved plates, hand-coloured vignette to title-page. 4to. HB. Cont. full calf, spine defective (largely missing), boards detached, text block firm, aeg. Light water stain to top corner of first few leaves and first plate; occasional spotting/foxing. Tear to bottom blank margin of one text leaf, without loss. Early inscription to verso of title-page. One of the most attractive Swiss entomological work, with fine plates by J.R. Schellenberg. Horn-Schenkling, 18262; Nissen ZBI, 3462. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays on physiognnomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind. Translated from the French by H. Hunter.

      London. Murray, Hunter & Holloway.1789-98.. 1. Engl. Edition. 5 Bände. 35 x 30 cm. Leder der Zeit. Stärker berieben und bestoßen, drei Deckel neu befestigt, Gelenke locker.. Erste Ausgabe der autorisierten englischen Quarto-Edition, in der Ausstattung genauso prächtig wie die deutsche Original-Ausgabe von 1772. Die Kupfer lehnen sich jedoch nur zum Teil an die deutschen Vorlagen an. " The translation and engarvings were under the superintendence of the celebrated H. Füssli, at whose solicitation Lavater furnished an entire fresh set of drawings" (L). Stecher waren neben Holloway: Barlow, Bartolozzi, Blake, Grignion, Heath, Neagle, Trotter u.a. Insgesamt etwas gebräunt und manchmal etwas stockfleckig, einige Blätter mit Abklatsch der Kupfer. Mit gest. Titelvignette, 172 (von 174) Kupfertafeln und ca. 360 Textkupfern. Der weniger gute Zustabd der Einbände ist im Preis berücksichtigt.

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        Genera Insectorum Linnaei et Fabricii iconibus illustrata.

      Vitoduri Helvetorum, H. Steiner et Socios, 1789. 4to (275 x 215mm). pp. viii, 86, (4), with 1 engraved title-vignette and 37 engraved plates. New half calf, marbled sides. First and only edition of this attractive Swiss publication on entomology. The work was published with plain, as in the present copy, or coloured plates. The fine plates were drawn and engraved by the famous Swiss artist J.R. Schellenberg, being an entomologist himself. He illustrated a number of botanical and entomological works and became most famous for his elaborate drawings showing the smallest details. The author wrote the following about him: "Eben dieser Schellenberg hat ... eine erstaunliche Menge von Insecten nach der Natur gezeichnet und gemahlt ... Richtigkeit der Zeichnung, Leben und das herrlichste Colorit scheinen da mit einander um die Palme streiten zu wollen. Auch die vielen in Kupfer gestochene Insecten-Abbildungen, die wir von ihm haben, zeugen von seiner Kunst, ..." (Thanner p. 144).//Horn & Schenkling 18262; Nissen ZBI, 3462.

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      New York: Published by John Fenno, June 13, 1789.. [4]pp. folio newspaper (the pages numbered [69]-72), printed on a single folded sheet. Three small stab-holes in the margin. Lightly tanned, stained around the edges. Some small paper repairs around the edges. Very good. The second printed appearance of the first draft of the Bill of Rights. What became the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution were first proposed by James Madison in the House of Representatives, then sitting in New York, on June 8, 1789. Madison's proposals were first printed in the New York DAILY ADVERTISER on June 12th, followed the next day by this June 13th issue of the GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES - more than three months before they were finalized and approved by the Congress and sent to the states for ratification. James Madison's proposals appear on the third page of this issue, as part of a section giving a "Sketch of Proceedings of Congress," which summarizes activities that took place on June 10, 11, and 12. The resolution as introduced by Madison reads: "Resolved, That the following amendments ought to be proposed by Congress, to the legislatures of the States, to become, if ratified by three fourths thereof, part of the Constitution of the United States." Madison's recommendations are listed as nine proposals, several of which contain multiple clauses. The first proposal proclaims that "all power is originally vested in, and consequently derived from the people," that government is instituted for the benefit of the people, and that they have an unalienable right to reform or change their government. Proposal Four contains much of what became the Bill of Rights: guarantees of religious freedom, freedom of speech and of the press, freedom to assemble, and the right to keep and bear arms. Also, defenses against unreasonable search and seizure, the right to confront witnesses against the accused at trial, protections against self- incrimination, safeguards against double jeopardy, and the right to a speedy and public trial. Madison's proposals were eventually expanded to seventeen Amendments passed by the House of Representatives, which were then winnowed down to twelve by the Senate, of which ten were ratified by the states. Madison's language here is often identical to that of the Bill of Rights as finally approved. The GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES was the only newspaper of record during the early years of the Federal government, and was the primary means of disseminating the proceedings and debates in the First Congress at a time when the government of the United States was busy defining itself in terms of the new Constitution. By any account the GAZETTE is the most reliable primary source for United States government affairs and political issues during the critical first Federal Congress of 1789-91. One of the dominant issues of the first year of the government, carrying over from the previous year's debate over ratification of the Constitution, was the need to augment the Constitution to protect individual rights and liberties. That issue was directly addressed in the development of the Bill of Rights. John Fenno established the GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES in New York as a Federalist organ to support the new government. The first issue appeared less than two months before the present issue, on April 15, 1789, announcing itself as a semi-official medium for the proceedings and debates of Congress, and promising to print "essays upon the great subjects of Government in general, and the Federal Legislature in particular; also upon the national and local Rights of the American Citizens, as founded upon the Federal or State Constitutions...." Fenno was paid by the government for printing the proceedings of Congress, and the leading Federalists (including Hamilton) stepped in with additional financial assistance when necessary. When the seat of government moved to Philadelphia, Hamilton and others aided Fenno in transferring the newspaper there. This is essentially the earliest version of any form of the Bill of Rights obtainable. The New York DAILY ADVERTISER is exceedingly rare and in any of its issued from this period. A landmark printing of Madison's initial proposal of the Bill of Rights, the fundamental defense of American rights and liberties. A copy brought $31,200 at Swann Galleries in April, 2012.

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        Children Bird-nesting [and] Children Nutting

      Published by John Raphael Smith, London 1789 - A pair of mezzotints with added hand colour. Both in good condition (Child Bird-nesting) has some worm damage in the margins, and (Children Nutting) has a few tears in margins one of which extends into the image. Image size: 17 1/4 x 21 5/8 inches. A pair of beautiful images after Morland, the master of English genre painting. George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England's most cherished paintings. At an early age Morland displayed his artistic genius, he learned to paint at three and exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy at the mere age of ten. He was a prodigious painter, producing more than 4000 paintings during the entirety of his career, and sometimes painting two or three works in a day. His beautiful idealistic scenes were a favorite source of inspiration for contemporary engravers, and as many as 250 separate engravings were done of his paintings during his lifetime. His brother-in-law, William Ward, engraved a great number of his paintings reproducing in print his endearing paintings of English country life. Ward's engravings after Morland are some of the most beautiful prints of the period; they combine fine technical skill and inspired artistic imagination to create enduring images that speak of the taste and beauty of the age.

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        Klavierschule, oder Anweisung zum Klavierspielen fur Lehrer und Lernende, mit kritischen Anmerkungen

      Leipzig und Hale Schwickert... Hemmerde & Schwetschke 1789. Small quarto. 19th century marbled boards with dark red leather title label gilt to spine; upper edge coloured red. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 2ff. (preface), [1]-32 (introduction), [33]-408, [xii] (index), 15 (musical examples), [i] (blank) pp. With musical examples throughout, including from works by J.S. Bach. W.F. Bach and C.P.E. Bach. With signature of Vilhelm Laub, 1874 to title; manuscript correction to p. 285. Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped with minor paper loss to hinges; endpapers lacking. Uniform light browning; light to moderate foxing; minor staining to inner margins of first ca. 30ff.; 4 leaves of closely-written text in a late 19th-early 20th century hand tipped-in between pp. 68-69 excepted from Winterfeld: Die evangelische Kirchengesang und sein Verhältniss zur Kunst des Tonsatzes, Leipzig, 1843; annotations in pencil to margin of p. 95 and occasionally throughout; profesisonal paper repairs to pp. 187-190 and 229-230. A good copy, wide-margined copy overall.. First Edition. Gregory-Bartlett I p. 275. Hirsch I 585 (lacking the 15 pages of musical examples). RISM BVI p. 846. Damschroder & Williams p. 361. "Daniel Gottlob Turk's Klavierschule (1789) was, for late eighteenth- century readers, an unsurpassed source of practical wisdom concerning the art of playing the clavichord and a repository of useful information of general interest - including discussions of technical terms used in music, summaries of the characteristics which define various categories of composition (overture, serenade, individual dance movements, etc.), and commentary which would enhance the development of musical taste. For modern readers, the work powerfully evokes the standards, practices, and aesthetics of the Classic era. Pianists who perform works of Mozart or Haydn on modern instruments borrowing nineteenth-century legato style and conforming to metronomic exactitude in pacing might find Turk's suggestions concerning non-legato articulation and nuanced rhythmic delivery a revelation. It is upon such books as Turk's that the recent movement towards performance on original instruments depends for sound advice on the use of the keyboard's resources for creating appropriate musical effects." Damschroder & Williams p. 361

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        Descrizione dei circhi particolarmente di quello di Caracalla e dei giuochi in essi celebrati opera postuma del consigliere Gio. Lodovico Bianconi ordinata compita e publicata dall' architetto Angiolo Uggeri con note dall'avvocato Fea ... (Truncated)

      Nella Stamperia Pagliarini, 1789, Half Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First EditionFull Book Title: Descrizione dei circhi particolarmente di quello di Caracalla e dei giuochi in essi celebrati opera postuma del consigliere Gio. Lodovico Bianconi ordinata compita e publicata dall' architetto Angiolo Uggeri con note dall'avvocato Fea e corredata di tavole in rame e della versione francese.Size: 30cm x 43cm, xxi - cxxx - (1ff); 20 plates (of which 7 folding). Binding is rubbed on the edges, but still solid. Inside pages and plates are in very good condition, some very light foxing to a few pages. French and Italian text. Photos available upon request, Livre

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        Cases in Crown Law, Determined By the Twelve Judges, by the Court of King's Bench and By Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery [etc.]

      Printed for Elizabeth Lynch, No. 6, Skinner-Row [etc.], Dublin 1789 - Contemporary calf, worn and embrowned; usable only The first printed reports of 'reserved cases', which evolved into one of the most important sources of establishing doctrine in English criminal law, reserving hard cases on circuit (many at the Old Bailey) for collegial determination at Westminster

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        Naamregister van alle de Heeren Leden der Regeering in de Vereenigde Provincien met derzelver Gedeputeerden in de Generaliteits Collegien. Als mede de Heeren Leden der Regeering des Landschaps Drenthe, En de Steden onder het Resort van de Generaliteit. Voor den Jaare 1789. WAARBIJ: Naamen van de Regeeringe der zes stemmende Steden van Zeeland, Uitmaakende de Staaten van Zeeland, benevens de Collegien van Gecommitteerde Raaden, ter Admiraliteit, in de Rekenkamer, den Raad van Vlaanderen, enz. WAARBIJ: Naamregister der Leeden, Steeden, en Regeering derzelve, Uyt welke de Vergaderinge van Hun Edele Groot Mogende de Heeren Staten van Holland en West-Vriesland bestaat, In welke te vinden zyn, die Sessie hebben in de Respective Hooge Collegien, als mede de beide Hoven van Justitie, en die van de Kamer der Rekeninge der Domeinen, met derzelver Suppoosten. Voor den Jare 1789. WAARBIJ: Naamregister van de Ed. Mog. Heeren Gecommitteerde Raden in de Collegien ter Admiraliteit, als mede de E.E. Heeren Bewindhebberen va de Oost- en West-Indische Compagnie, In alle de Steden der Provincien van Holland, Zeeland, Vriesland, enz. Nevens de Bedienden der zelve. WAARBIJ: Naam-Boekje van de Wel Ed. Heeren der Hooge Indiasche Regeeringe, Gequalificeerde Persoonen, enz. op Batavia. Mitsgaders de Respective Gouverneurs, Directeurs, Commandeurs en Opperhoofden op de Buiten Comptoiren van Nederl. India, zoo als dezelve in wezen zyn bevonden in 1785. Als meede alle de Gouverneurs Generaal, zedert het Jaar 1610. Nevens de hooge en mindere Collegien en Bediendens op de Buiten Comptoiren van Nederlands India. WAARBIJ: Naam-Lyst van de Wel Edele Heeren der Regeeringe en Gequalificeerde Persoonen, enz. Op 't Eyland Curacao. Nevens de Respective Edele Agtbaare Gouverneurs Raaden, Commissaris, Fiscaal, Secretaris, Officieren, en andere Heeren die in 't Land en op de Forten haare Bedieningen hebben. WAARBIJ: Beknopte Genealogie der Voornaamste Potentaten in Europa. Volgens 't Alphabeth opgestelt door den Heere Johan Hubner.

      Amsterdam, Petrus Schouten, en Reinier Ottens 1789. 7 werken in 1 band, 48, 192, 108, 92, 168, 22, 48 p. Origineel Perkament, 12°.

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        Mrs. Goodall

      Published by R. Sayer & Co. Fleet Street, London 1789 - Stipple, colour printed a la poupée. Printed on wove paper. Collectors blindstamp of a star in left margin. Collectors mark not identified in Lugt but attributed to the eighteenth century. In excellent condition. This charming colour-printed portrait by Robert Laurie depicts the celebrated actress Charlotte Goodall in the character of Adeline in "The Battle of Hexham". Charlotte Goodall (1766-1830) was the daughter of Stanton, who managed a "sharing company" in Staffordshire. She joined the stage at an early age, and made her first successful début in Bath as Rosalind in "As You Like It." She made a name for herself as a Shakespearean actress in the provinces and quickly joined Kemble's Drury Lane theatre in London. She was primarily a supporting actress, working with such noted thespians as Mrs. Farren and Mrs. Jordan, but she was known for her roles in "breechers parts," playing such noted cross-dressers as Viola in "Twelfth Night," and Adeline in George Coleman's "The Battle of Hexham." It is in this celebrated role, as the cross-dressing Adeline, that Laurie depicts Mrs. Goodall. "The Battle of Hexham" was a three-act musical drama in which an abandoned wife, Adeline, disguises herself as a soldier in order to search for her fugitive husband, Gondibert. Dictionary of National Biography ; O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. in the British Museum 4; Lugt, Les Marques de Collections 2872.

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        A New and Easy Introduction to Universal Geography; in a Series of Letters to a Youth at School: Describing the Figure, Motions, and Dimension of the Earth; the different Seasons of the Year; the Situation of the several Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Provinces

      London: S. Crowder 1789. . Fourth edition, “improved and considerably enlarged by the Author”, 12mo, (xii), 228 pp. Folding hemispherical map showing Cook’s voyages and 20 further maps, plus 5 further plates, including one (“A Geographical Clock”) with a rotating volvelle calculating time differences around the world. 20th century full calf, blind stamped border, spine in compartments with raised bands and a black label. First published 1780. Osborne I p192.

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        Justifications for Devouring our Fellow Creatures!!

      n.d., circa, ?London 1789 - Broadside, folio, 440 x 275 mm., text in double columns; all edges uncut; framed. An Hawaiian "modest proposal" Extremely rare satirical broadside, using an extended Hawaiian metaphor. Published in the 1780s, within a few years of Cook's discovery of the islands and subsequent death, it exploits the exotic setting of Hawaii and the implications of cannibalism still fresh in the public's mind from the gruesome details then abounding in stories of Cook's death. Detailing fourteen long points about Hawaiian cannibalism, it follows the principles of Swift's "Modest Proposal" by reducing to absurdity the supposed advantages of eating one's fellow man as a means to attack economic dogma and, apparently, the practices of the slave trade. It may not be easy now to follow the satire's precise purpose, but as Forbes points out, 'although its exact intent remains undetermined, this sheet is evidence of how firmly fixed the location of Hawaii (however exotic) would have been in the minds of its intended audience?'. This copy is inscribed "Presented by Mr. Hollis" and dated 1791 in manuscript, while the copy in the British Library has contemporary annotations "E.J." & "June 1789" along with a single manuscript correction to the text. Forbes records this copy (noted as 'now in a private collection') and could identify only two others (British Library and Public Record Office). ESTC records three further copies (John Rylands Library, Göttingen University and New York Historical Society). There is thus no copy recorded in any Hawaiian library.

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        Verzeichniss seiner Schmetterlinge in den Gegenden um Augsburg gesammelt, und nach dem Wiener systematischen Verzeichniss eingetheilt, mit den Linneischen, auch deutschen und französischen Namen, und Anführung derjenigen Werke, worinn sie mit Farben abgebildet sind. Zweyte, verbesserte und stark vermehrte Auflage.

      Augsburg, bey E. Kletts fel. Wittwe und Franck, 1789. 8vo (168 x 105mm). pp. xxviii,226, (2, Anzeige der Druckfehler). Contemporary half calf, richly gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartments with 2 green gilt lettered labels. Horn & Schenkling 12746. The first edition was published in 1782. A fine copy.

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        Collection complete des oeuvres de M. de Florian - [Volumes 1-5]

      Neuchatel : L. F. Borl (1789-1793), 1789, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copies all finely bound in full contemporary aniline calf. Gilt cross-bands bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. An uncommonly good set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Language: French.

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      Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, (1789). Complete in 28 pages. Bound with pages 33-41 of another homily. Quarto, 12 x 9 inches. Quarter brown speckled calf; original blue wrappers bound in. Head of spine missing, some wear to spine, internally fine. A lovely, uncut copy of this obscure work printed by the great Italian type designer and printer Giambattista Bodoni. He was appointed printer to the court of Parma in 1768. With the bookplate of Nathan Comfort Starr, author and Arthurian scholar, signed in ink " Florence, March, 1921." Brook. COMPENDIOSA BIBLIOGRAFIA DE EDIZIONI BODONIANE. #396. Hadl. DRUCKWERKE DES GIAMBATTISTA BODONI. pages 20-21.

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        Tratado de las enfermedades endemicas, epidemicas y contagiosas de toda especie de ganados

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1789 - First Edition. 8vo 2 vol. in one, half-title, 2 folding tables, contemporary mottled calf, rubbed to corners and chipped to head and foot of spine. Upper hinge cracked but bindings firm. Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1789 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anatomicae Disquisitiones de Auditu et Olfactu

      Sixteen finely engraved plates (eight anatomical & eight in outline). 5 p.l., 101 pp. Large folio, cont. speckled sheep (minor rubbing to extremities), spine nicely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Pavia: P. Galeati, 1789. First edition of Scarpa's important work on the auditory and olfactory apparatus. "In 1789 Scarpa made his historic observations on the membrane labyrinth, which he discovered together with its endolymph...Scarpa precisely described the membrane semicircular canals with the ampullae and the utricle, and discovered the vestibular nerve and its ganglion (named for him). He was even able to observe the microscopical structure of the ampullae and identify the origin of the fibers of the vestibular nerve...He accurately illustrated the course of the human acoustic nerve from the cochlea to the rhombencephalon."-D.S.B., XII, p. 137. The beautiful plates are after Scarpa's own designs. "Of all medical men who have illustrated their own books, probably none have ever exhibited such striking artistic talent as that brilliant Venetian -- Antonio Scarpa (1747-1832)...Scarpa was a virtuoso in the most varied sense, a great anatomist and surgeon, equally skilled as orthopedist and ophthalmologist, an irreproachable Latinist, a master of sarcasm, yet a most attractive teacher, and a draftsman of the first order."-Garrison, History of Medicine, p. 336. A very fine and handsome copy. With the armorial bookplate of Giovanni Antonio Brambilla (1728-1800), an important military surgeon, who "was given by the Emperor Joseph II the task of reorganizing the teaching of military medicine...In Vienna he instituted the Josephinum, an academy of military medicine and surgery (1785), where regular instruction was given for military surgeons...He was one of a number of Italian physicians who successfully practiced medicine in Vienna about the turn of the century."-Castiglioni, p. 625. With two bookplates of Piergiogio Borio, M.D. ❧ Garrison-Morton 1453. Heirs of Hippocrates 1103. .

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        Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des trois règnes de la nature: CETOLOGIE.

      Paris, Panckoucke, 1789. 4to. pp. xli, 28, with 12 (2 double-page) engraved plates. Recent half calf. Nissen ZBI, 4621. Separately published from the 'Encyclopédie Méthodique'. The attractive engraved plates of whales are by Bernard.

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        Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature: ERPÉTOLOGIE.

      Paris, Panckoucke, 1789. 4to (280 x 215mm). pp. xxviii, 70, (2), with 26 engraved plates. 19th century half cloth, marbled sides. "The abbot and naturalist, Pierre-Joseph Bonnaterre (1751-1804), produced one of the earliest illustrated encyclopedias of amphibians and reptiles of the world and was the first to use the French word 'Erpétologie'... Bonnaterre was also employed by the publisher Charles Joseph Panckoucke to write the captions and superintend the production of the plates for several volumes in the series 'Encyclopédie Méthodique', an ernormous encyclopedia composed of 196 volumes (1782-1832). Some of France's most distinguished naturalists contributed to the natural section" (Adler II, p. 29.). The present section covers amphibians and reptiles except snakes. The snake part was published in the section 'Ophiologie'. //Nissen ZBI, 4621.

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        Des Grosherzogthums Litauen ostsüdlicher, nordöstlicher, nordwestlicher, westsüdlicher Theil, Nro. 47, 48, 49, 50.

      Wien, Reilly, 1789.. 4 Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarten, Bildausschnitt je ca 23 x 29 cm, Blattgr. 31,5 x 45 cm. Dörflinger, Atlantes Austriaci, Rei A/1/47-50; aus Reilly, F.J.J. "Schauplatz der fünf Teile der Welt"; dekorative und detailreiche Karte des Großherzogtums Litauen, in 4 Teilen erschienen, reicht vom Bug im Südwesten bis zum Dnepr im Osten, von Dümaburg und dem Süden Lettlands im Norden bis zum Pripjat im Süden, zeigt also das heutige Litauen und Weißrussland; tadellos.

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        Annales rerum belli domique ab Austriacis Habspurgicae gentis principibus, à Rudolpho primo, usque ad Carolum V. gestarum ... Innsbruck, Joannes Agricola, 1592. Folio (32 x 21 x 3.5 cm). With the large woodcut arms of the Habsburg Archdukes of Austria on the title-page; full-page woodcut portrait of Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (1529-1595); Ferdinand's own coat of arms on a page by itself, followed by 12 pages with 48 coats of arms of the various Habsburg dominions. With the portrait, family tree and the additional 50 coats of arms all coloured by a contemporary hand and highlighted in gold, and the title-page extensively ruled in red. Very lightly diced gold-tooled calf, with the arms of Michael Wodhull (1740-1816) impaled with that of his wife Catharine Milcah Ingram (1744-1808) on the front board, (slightly later?) marbled endpapers, gilt edges gauffered along the extremities.

      BMC STC German, p. 757; Bibliotheca Pinelliana (1789), lot 8118 (this copy); Catalogus Librorum ... Comitis de Hoym (1738), lot 4079 (this copy); Machiels R-258; Schottenloher 31609; VD 16, ZV13348. First edition of a classic work on the history, genealogy and heraldry of the Habsburg dynasty, written by the Dutchman Gerardus de Roo (d. 1589) and edited by his friend Conrad Dietz, secretary to the Archduke Ferdinand II. Dietz corrected and enlarged the text and added also the dedicatory letter to Ferdinand.This copy is beautifully bound and has a fascinating provenance, but a few puzzles remain. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816), one of the most celebrated English bibliophiles of the second half of the eighteenth century, signed a note on an endleaf, dated 24 April 1789, indicating that he bought the book at the auction of the library of the Venetian book collector Maffei Pinelli (1736-1785) for 1 pound 2 shillings and had it bound for 18 shillings. The book does indeed appear in the bookseller James Edwards's catalogue of Pinelli's library, to be auctioned 2 March to 2 June 1789, but this lot was to be sold on 7 May, 13 days after Wodhull's note. Whether Wodhull somehow acquired it from Edwards before the scheduled sale or for some reason antedated his note we do not know. An 1886 note by "H.J.F.", who apparently acquired the book at the Wodhull sale in that year, indicates that the book was bound by Roger Payne (1730-1797), one of the leading bookbinders in England, who did indeed bind books for Wodhull, and the decoration of the spine, with floral decorations radiating out from small circles, is characteristic of Payne's work. But Wolfe, Marbled paper, p. 227, note 10, presents evidence to suggest that Stormont marbling did not exist before the late 1790s or early 1800s. The marbled endpapers in the present binding seem therefore to have been added in the early 19th century. Wodhull's note also indicates that this copy came from the 1738 auction of the library of Charles-Henry, Count De Hoym (1694-1636). Both the 1738 and the 1789 catalogue make special note of the remarkable colouring. His note also refers to "Bib[lioteca] Instr[uctio?]" no. 5474, perhaps earlier than 1738, but we have not identified the catalogue intended. The Free Public Library in Wigan (near Manchester) must have acquired the present copy after 1886 (embossed stamp on c1).In very good condition, with some wear to the colouring of the portrait, whose colouring also shows through slightly on the title-page, and a couple coats of arms, and the corner of one leaf skilfully restored. Spine slightly damaged at foot and with some cracks in the hinges, but the binding is otherwise also very good.

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        Recherche des principes de l'économie politique, ou essai sur la science de la police intérieure des nations libres, dans lequel on traite spécialement de la population, de l'agriculture, du commerce, de l'industrie, du numéraire, des espèces monnoyées, de l'intétêt de l'argent, de la circulation des banques, du change, du crédit public, et des impôts... Tome I [- V.]

      Paris: Didot l'Aîné,, 1789. 5 volumes, octavo (197 × 121 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, blind rule border to covers, spines decorated gilt in compartments, red and green labels, marbled endpapers. Acquisition note dated 1791 to the free endpaper of volume 1. Two corners very lightly rubbed, a superb copy, in excellent condition. Rare first edition in French of Steuart's Inquiry into the principles of political oeconomy, the translation prepared by Étienne de Sénovert upon the request of Alexandre Vandermonde. Vandermonde, a strong supporter of the Revolution, member of the Académie des Sciences and teacher in political economy at the newly created École Normale, saw that Steuart's work made points not focused on in Adam Smith's more widely translated works.

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        Neueste Nachrichten von Surinam. Als Handbuch für Reisende und Beytrag zur Länderkunde, herausgegeben und mit Anmerkungen erläutert von Philipp Friedrich Binder.

      - Jena, In der akademischen Buchhandlung, 1789.Sm.8vo. Modern marbled boards. With folding map of Suriname (reinforced with paper). XXXII,260,(8) pp.* Rare original description of Suriname. - With library stamp from the Historische Geselschaft für die Provinz Pommern on title page. On the first flyleaf seven names of members of this society who loaned this copy from the library.Sabin 42662; Suriname-Catalogus UB Amsterdam 4142; Kempen, Geschiedenis van de Surinaamse literatuur, p.255-256, Price, The Guiana Maroons, 845a; no copy in the Eutiner Landesbibliothek. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Secrets merveilleux de la magie naturelle et cabalistique du Petit Albert, traduit exactement sur l'original latin, intitulé: Alberti parvi Lucii, libellus de mirabilibus naturae arcanis. Enrichi de figures mystérieuses, & de la manière de les faire.

      Chez les Heritiers de Beringos Fratres, a l'Enseigne d'Agrippa, A Lyon 1789 - 265, [1 branca] p. [9 Il.] ; 13 cm ; Enc. Exemplar em razoável estado de conservação, encadernação de época, cansada, pouco vulgar.

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        Las Siete Partidas del Sabio Rey Alonso el Nono, Glosadas por el Licenciado Gregorio Lopez, del Consejo Real de Indias

      Madrid: Benito Cano 1789 - Complete in three volumes in folio, 10 1/4 X 15 1/4. This was the major law code of 13th century Spain and its seven divisions afford an unrivaled insight into the history of medieval Spain. Original parchment bindingis intact and in good condition with the exception noted below. The printing is superb,the paper is of fine quality, and each volume is complete. Sadly, all of them have been the subject of varying degrees of damage by booklice, although none have been ruined by it. Vol.I has bookworm activity affecting about 200 pages of the 646, with the only large affected areas being in the white space at the inner margin. There are also small areas of water staining on the final 200 pages, none affecting the text. The parchment cover is worn through at the bottom front corner and there is a short tear from the top front edge. The text block is starting to part from the cover, but is still clinging tight. Vol. II has much lighter varmit activity, but there are tracks or small holes present on about 300 of the 911 pages. Parchment cover has only minor edgewear and there are just a few areas of light stain. The textblock here, too, is beginning to part. Vol. III, of 534 pages, has light to moderate insect activity, but is otherwise In very good condition, with only light edgwear. Bookworms are noxious creatures and their past action has certinly affected the value of these books. But there are none remaining and their past action has not really made reading the text difficult. This is the only complete set of the three volume version that I have been able to find, and on the whole they make a handsome set. Text is in Spanish. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des Insectes, avec leurs caractères génériques et spécifiques, leur description, leur synonymie et leur figure enluminée.

      COLEOPTERES. Paris, Baudouin/ Desray, 1789-1808. Large-4to (315 x 225mm). Atlas volume only: 191 (of 362) fine handcoloured engraved plates. Later half calf, spine with blue gilt lettered label and gilt beetle ornament. The plates belong to the first 4 volumes but represent not all the plates published for these volumes. The present work is complete in 6 volumes with 362 handcoloured engraved plates and one handcoloured engraved frontispiece. The fine plates, depicting thousands of various species of Coleoptera, are by J. Audebert, J.L. Reinold and Meunier, and engraved by Copia, Desfontaines, Manceau, Sellier and F.L. Swebach. Guillaume Antoine Olivier (1756-1814) was one of the greatest of the early French naturalists and an entomologist of high standing. He was a close friend of J.C. Fabricius and a patron of P.A. Latreille. His large collection of beetles (now for the larger part in the Paris Natural History Museum), gathered on journeys through European & Asiatic Turkey, Asia Minor, Persia, Egypt, and various Mediterranean Islands, is described in his famous work, by which he became nationally known as a great entomologist. //Hagen I, 21; Horn & Schenkling 899; Nissen ZBI, 3012; W. Junk, Bibliographia Coleoptera 2545 'Très -rare'.

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        [Bookplate]: New York Society Library 1789

      [New York]: (Maverick Sc., Crown Street). 1789. Engraved bookplate. Measures 4" x 5.5". Four small handwritten numerals in ink on the upper left margin, very good. The famous second allegorical bookplate of the New York Society Library (founded in 1754), designed and engraved by Peter Maverick. The copper plate engraving depicts an Indian warrior kneeling on the floor of a library and discarding his tomahawk as he receives a book from Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom. With the motto: Emollit Mores [It softens manners]. Scarce. .

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        Entomologia, Faunae Suecicae descriptionibus aucta; DD. Scopoli, Geoffroy, de Geer, Fabricii, Schrank, &c.speciebus vel in Systemate non enumeratis, vel nuperrime detectis, vel speciebus Galliae Australis locupletata, generum specierumque rariorum iconibus ornata; Curante & augente Carolo de Villers.

      Lugduni (Lyon), Piestre et Delamolliere, 1789. 4 volumes. Royal-8vo (195 x 120mm). (I:) pp. xvi, 765, (1), with 3 folded tables and 3 folded engraved plates; (II:) pp. xvi, 4, 656, with 4 folded tables and 4 folded engraved plates; (III:) pp. 657, with 4 folded tables and 4 folded engraved plates; (IV:) pp. (2), 556, ccxiii, with 1 folded table and 1 folded engraved plate. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated spines with green and red gilt lettered labels, sides with gilt borders (old very skilful repair to hinges). This edition is of special value since the works of the authors mentioned on the title-page have been partly incorporated here. "Charles Joseph de Villers (1724-1810) fait paraître en 1789 à Lyon 'Caroli Linnaei entomologia...' C'est un ouvrage in-octavo en 4 volumes avec 11 planches, souvent cités avec les écrit de Linné, qui est en réalité une œuvre différente intégrant les travaux de nombreux entomologistes et comportant des descriptions originales d'espèces du sud de la France. Il comporte aussi une rubrique 'Nomenclator entomologicus' qui propose des correspondances entre les ouvrages de plusieurs auteurs" (Aguilar. Histoire de l'entomologie p. 156). A beautifully bound copy by Tessier.//Provenance: Bookplate of J. d'Aguilar and Achille Guenée.//Soulsby 110, Nissen ZBI, 2519.

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        Précis ou Cours d'Opérations sur la Chirurgie des Yeux, . 2 vols.

      - Paris, chez Didot le jeune (et) Montpellier, chez l'auteur, chez Rigaut, Roulett, 1789/90, 8°, Portrait, (8), IX-XXXIV, (1 Erratabl.), 437, (1); (8); XIII, (1 Erratabl.), 404 pp., 33 gefalt. Kupfertaf., 2 Lederbände d. Zeit mit Rvg. First Edition. The exceptionally rare first separate book on surgery of the eye. - Comprehensive and fully illustrated with approximately three hundred figures of instruments and operations, this is the first monograph in the world literature devoted exclusiveley to the surgery of the eye. It is especialliy noteworthy for its description of the earliest attempt to treat scarred corneas surgically. - Guillaume Pellier de Quengsy's (1750/51-1835) method consisted of making an artifical cornea out of glas and substuiting it for the scarred cornea of the patient. The chrystal was supported by a silver ring and then sewen by direct suturing onto the patient's eye (1:pp.94-104 & plate 4). - Only at the beginning of the nineteenth century did autotransplants and homotransplants begin to meet with varying degreees of success through the work of Reisinger, Stilling, Koenigshofer, Markus and other. - Pellier is a good observer who recognizes the value of facts, a skilfull and decisive surgeon who even in difficult situtations will find the appropriate procedure and perform it". Hirschberg/Blodi III, 3575 - Becker 293; Hirschberg §380-381; Garrison & Morton No.5833.1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vivarium naturae of the naturalist's miscellany. Butterflies & moths.

      Nodder and Company,, London, 1789 - London, Nodder and Company, 1789 ff. Gross-8°. Mit 134 kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Leinwandband um 1850. Zusammenstellung aus den seit 1790 erschienenen Lieferungen. Von den 256 Tafeln des Gesamtwerkes mit Schmetterlingen sind hier 127 vorhanden. Die Tafelnumerierung ab Nr. 400 und höher. - Wenige Tafeln mit schwachem Wasserrand. Sprache: N

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        Opere inedite di vari autori. La Boccoleca de Virgilio Marone sportata 'n lengua napoletana da Emerisco Liceate ed autre Ppoesie. La Georgeca de Vergilio Marone trasportata 'n ottava rima napolitana da Emerisco Liceate

      Napoli: Giuseppe Maria Porcelli, 1789. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril pergamena coeva, con titolo impresso al dorso. Molto buono (Very Good). 16mo. Nel primo Tomo sono comprese "Stanze" de Velardiello, "L'alluccate" de Cola Cuorvo, "Ncoppa a lo Vernacchio" de Cola Capasso, "Lo calascione dei Antonio Villani, "Lo ccapezzale" di Titta Capasso, "Lamiento" de Cuosemo Pezzente, "La Batrocommiomachia aliasse la guerra ntra le rranonchie e li surece tradotta da Francisco Mazzarella", Farao ed altre opere Pagine con fioriture e bruniture, dorsi segnati con matita azzurra e due piccole etichette, pergamena in buono stato (Heavy yellowing and age spotting)

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        Essays Upon I. The Law of Evidence. II. New Trials. III. Special

      1789. Morgan's Essays, Complete in Three Volumes Morgan, John. Essays Upon I. The Law of Evidence. II. New Trials. III. Special Verdicts. IV. Trials at Bar. And V. Repleaders. Dublin: Printed for Messrs. E. Lynch, H. Chamberlaine, [et al.], 1789. Three volumes. Complete set. xlvi, 475; lxii, 351; [ii], 493 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, lettering pieces and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing and a few tiny scuffs to boards, Some wear to spine ends and corners, front joint of Volume III cracked but secure, another crack near center of text block with a crease through the spine, all hinges cracked or starting. Early and later bookplates to each front pastedown, early owner signature to head of Volume I title page. Light foxing to sections of text, interior otherwise clean. A nice copy of a complete set, uncommon in the trade. * This title was issued in Dublin and London in 1789. No later editions were published. "The following essays, especially the two first, may be considered as nearly related to each other. (...) It is presumed that these Essays will be of great use, not only to the learned advocate (much engaged in business), and to the student of the law; but that the two first, at least, will be very useful to every acting magistrate, who wishes to discharge his duty conscientiously; and which he cannot do, even when acting ministerially, much less when acting judicially, unless he hath some knowledge of the Law of Evidence.": Preface iii-iv. The author was a barrister of the Inner Temple. His books include The Modern Pleader, The Attorney's Vade Mecum and A Digest of the Common Law. Not in Sweet & Maxwell.

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        Considérations politiques sur le commerce du Royaume, avec des observations sur les impôts qui nuisent à son activité ., précédées de réflexions particulières sur .le commerce de Picardie. Ouvrage destiné pour l'Assemblée des États Généraux. Par un citoyen., n.n. 1789 - Two parts in one volume in 8vo; pp. (4), 100, (2); pp. 84; with 12 folding tables between pp. 8-9 of part I, numbered I-XII; contemporary half calf over marbled boards with small restorations to extremities, gilt lettering-piece renewed to style, first and last leaves a bit browned, else only minor browning or foxing in places. First edition, rare. The only bibliographical source is INED 1654. The first part deals with the sea trade of Picardie, and with fishing, agriculture and corn trade, manufacture and storage in general. The second part considers the role of the royal marine, the administration of colonies, finances, taxes, and legal matters. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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