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        Résumé Général Ou Extrait Des Cahiers de Pouvoirs,, Instructions, Demandes & Doléances. (3 tomes)

      1789 - Remis Par Les Bailliages & Sénéchaussées Du Royaume, à Leurs Députés Aux Etats-Généraux, Ouverts à Versailles Le 4 Mai 1789, Avec Une Table Raisonnée Des Matières. Par Une société De Gens De lettres. Complet en 3 volumes, dans une reliure d'époque, plein veau roux granité, dos lisse avec fleurons dorés, pièces de titres rouges (une faute dans le titre), tranches mouchetées. Le Tome 1 est consacré au clergé, xcij p, 363p. Le Tome 2 à la noblesse, xxxix p, 418p. Le Tome 3 au Tiers-Etat, 596p. Texte très frais, sans rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rossignol]
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        In funere Caroli III Hispan. Regis Catholici oratio habita in Sacello Pontificio.

      - Parmae ex Regio Typographeo 1789. 4to. Bross. recente con materiale in stile. 2 cc.nn., IX,34 pp., 1 c.b., antiporta inc. (Steph. Tofanelli delin. Raph. Morghen sculp.) e 5 inc. nel testo. Brooks 384. - In parte con leggerissime fioriture sui margini bianchi.

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        Mechanischer verbesserter Wind-Regen-und Trockenheitsbeobachter

      Freyburg & Annaberg, 1789. First Edition. Contemp. marbled wrappers. A very good copy; small, inoffensive 19th cent. lib. stamp on the title. 8vo., There are 4 numbered plates on two sheets illus. the devices. This pamphlet is a description of an elaborate an innovative automatic recording device for rain, wind direction and humidity. Each of the measurement systems devised by Herrmann were clock driven and appear to be the refinement of a similar system designed by Leupold in 1726. Herrmann's genius, however, is revealed in his design for the wind recorder. This device consisted of a wheel with 12 sector shaped compartments. Once and hour a clock driven hammer ejected a numbered cube from a magazine into the appropriate sector. After a fixed time cycle the observer would have a clear record of changing wind conditions. See Middleton, Meteor. Instruments, pp. 136, 179-'80.

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        INDICE DE LAS LEYES, Y GLOSAS DE LAS SIETE PARTIDAS

      Imp. Benito Cano Madrid. 1789. 4 vol.: (I) 4 hojas, XXII-646 pág. (II) 2 h., XXIIII-911 pág. y 2 láminas grabadas por Palomino (III) 2 h., XIV-534 pág. (IV) 2 h., 488 pág. Texto a dos columnas. Cada volumen ilustr. con una cabecera dibujada y grabada por Josef Ximeno. Enc. en pasta española, tejuelos, cortes pintados. En 1555 Gregorio López revisó y corrigió escrupulosamente los manuscritos y textos anteriores, pues el descuido de algunos copistas e impresores había ocasionado variantes de cierta importancia en el texo, que falseaban de alguna manera el espíritu legislador. Por eso la revisión de G. López fue considerada rápidamente el texto único auténtico y legal en la práctica del foro y fue objeto de numerosas reediciones.39,5X27.Ref 1.7 Biblioteca AD.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Como Nuevo.

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        Oración Fúnebre Que En Las Honras Funerales Hechas Por El Real Gremio De Mareantes De La Ilustre Villa De Villanueva y Geltrú a La Cathólica Magestad De Don Carlos III. Rey De Las Españas. Oración Fúnebre De Carlos III Rey De Las Españas, Pronunciada .

      Josef Cid, Tortosa 1789 - . el día 16 de Febrero de 1789 en la Iglesia parroquial de S. Antonio en la insigne Villa de Villanueva, y Geltrú. Muy bella encuadernación, cantos dorados. 25 - 55pp. y 1 h. Ejemplar en muy buen estado, exceptuando un roto pequeñito en 1 hoja, en el margen inferior. Muy bella encuadernación de época en piel muy decorada con hierros. Cantos decorados. Cortes dorados. =Habiendo cotejado nuestro ejemplar con el del catálogo de la Biblioteca Nacional, podría ser que falta una lámina, aunque el ejemplar de la Biblioteca de Cataluña es como el nuestro. "Palau" cita la obra pero con 25 págs. menos que el que ofrecemos. No hemos encontrado más bibliografía. = Cita Pelfort: El Reynado de este gran monarca ha sido para Villanueva, el engrandecimiento de la población, el ornato de las calles y edificios, el adelantamiento del comercio, el ventajoso restablecimiento de la marina. El Reynado del gran Carlos III. ha abierto camino al comercio de la América. Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        The Guardian.

      London: Printed by J. Nichols; for Messrs. Rivington, Longman, White, Law, Johnson, Nichols, Dilly, Robinson, Cadell, R. Baldwin, Goldsmith, Otridge, Bew, Hayes, Wilkie, and Lowndes. 1789 - Two volumes; size of bindings: 5 1/2 inches x 8 7/8 in., title-page with an engraved scene for No. 17 (F. Hayman/C. Grignion), iv, 571 pp., including index (Numbers 1-82, March-June, 1713); title-page with (F. Hayman/C. Grignion) engraving to No. 167; 600 pp., including index (Numbers 83-175/176, June-October, 1713). Bound in sturdy, modern brown, leather-textured library cloth with titling gilt on the spines, brown paper endpapers with personal library stamps of Paul G. Bremer, St. Paul, Minnesota, on the front paste-down endpapers. The title-pages show slight, age-related tanning to margins, some light tanning, scattered brown spotting present. Nichols 1789 edition in 2 volumes. Weight: 4 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Observations Pittoresques sur différentes parties de l'Angleterre, particulièrement sur les montagnes et les lacs du Cumberland et du Westmoreland. Traduit de l'anglais sur la troisième édition, par M. Guedon de Berchere.

      Chez Defer de Maisonneuve 1789 - - Chez Defer de Maisonneuve, A Paris 1789, 2 Tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12X19,3cm), relié. - Edition originale française, très rare. Illustrée de 28 planches dont 2 contenant deux figures dans le Tome 2, 15 pour le tome I et 13 pour le tome II, ainsi qu'annoncé par la descriptions des figures en début d'ouvrage. La plupart de ces planches sont en aquatinte et on été dessinées par l'auteur. Quelques cartes. Un exemplaire à la BN de France, rien dans les catalogues français, ni anglais. La seconde édition française paraîtra en 1801. Pleine Basane Lie de vin Restauration. Dos lisse avec fers romantiques en long, uniformement insolés. Plats estampés d'une grande plaque romantique à froid. Mors fendus. Institution Chapusot frappé en queue. Frottements. Ce voyage en Angleterre est l'oeuvre du peintre William Gilpin (1724-1804), qui s'attache tout particulièrement à la description des paysages anglais en les comparant à d'autres contrées européennes. Selon Larousse, il fut le premier qui ait parcouru l'Angleterre en véritable artiste, et qui donna une description exacte des sites pittoresques du pays. A la fidélité du tableau, il joint la richesse de la couleur, qualités qui ne se rencontrent pas toujours dans ceux qui ont marché sur ses traces" (Larousse). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Observations on the River Wye. Bound With Three Essays:

      London: R Blamire, 1789 Two volumes bound as 1. In contemporary brown speckled full leather, a little bumped and worn at corners and edges. Spine has gilt tooling, title in gilt to red leather label, edges a little worn. Internally, newer endpapers, bookplate of Marshall Laird to fep with ink note, ink name to head of titlepage, (xvi), 152 pp, with 17 oval hand coloured aquatints by Jukes. Bound with Three Essays, 1st edition, [4], (viii), 88 pp with 6 hand coloured oblong plates and 1 line drawing (Three Essays: on Picturesque Beauty; on Picturesque Travel; and on Sketching. Followed by 5 pp listing the contents of the Poem. Followed by Landscape Painting, A Poem, (v), [2], 44 pp, (iii), explanation of the Prints, Errata and adverts) A lovely copy, the plates are clear and bright! There was another edition printed in 1794.Gilpin, William, writer on art and headmaster. See ODNB for a full Bio.ESTC T149236. ESTC T99007.

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        TREATISE OF THE MATERIA MEDICA

      1789 - CULLEN, William. A TREATISE OF THE MATERIA MEDICA. Edinburgh: Charles Elliot, 1789. Large Quarto. 22 x 28cm. 2 volumes. Vol 1: 432p. Vol 2: 610p. Ex-library, with a few stamps and labels. Bound in full calf, old and worn. Upper board of Volume 1 detached, other joints quite weak. Written by the author in response to incorrect and incomplete pirated copies of his lectures that were being published and translated. Text is very good; binding as is. (Heirs of Hippocrates 906; Wellcome II, p 413).

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        An Abridgment of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage round the World, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788

      London: Printed for John Stockdale ... and George Goulding. 1789. First. First edition of the abridged edition. 272pp., engraved frontispiece, large folding engraved map. Sympathetically rebacked with original marbled papercovered boards. Corners a little worn down, but a handsome, very good or better copy. Sabin 20365. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Review of the Principal Characters of the Irish House of Commons

      Printed for the Author, Dublin, Ireland 1789 - Half leather, marbleized boards. 214 pages plus 4 pages of index. Good condition half leather, leather spine and corners. corners bumped, edges worn but spine solid. Light age darkening, previous owner's bookplate (Charles Daly M.D.) but interior quite clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Genera Plantarum Secundum Ordines Naturales Disposita, Juxta Methodum in Horto Parisiensi Exaratam, Anno M.DCC.LXXIV

      Herissant et Théophilum Barrois, Paris 1789 - Dos à faux nerfs orné de filets et caissons dorés, pièce de titre noire, plats marbrés. Premières pages lég rognées au coin inférieur droit, et 100 dernières pages avec tache au coin supérieur droit. Ex libris manuscrit sur la page de titre, 2p, Extrait des registres de l'Académie Royale des Sciences: compte rendu de l'ouvrage signé par Condorcet, Fougeroux de Bondaroy, Desfontaines, et Delamarck.Puis extrait des registres de la Société Royale de Médecine signé Vicq D'Azur, 24 p, Introduction LXXIIp, 496 p (index compris); la dernière page d'index a été rajoutée en écriture manuscrite de l'époque, gardes postérieures. Edition originale de l'ouvrage fondamental de Jussieu. Etape importante dans l'histoire de la botanique: Jussieu a établi une classification botanique complète; "Genera Plantarum" est le plus grand ouvrage de taxinomie botanique. Sa méthode naturelle qui divise les plantes en genres et en familles est toujours en usage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elementos De Mineralogía. Traducción al Castellano Por Francisco Campuzano.

      Plácido Barco López, Madrid 1789 - Portada grabada - 2 hojas - 28 pp. - XVI pp. - 384pp. y 1 lámina. Muy correcto ejemplar, solo pequeña mácula en el margen blanco superior de algunos folios, muy bien encuadernado en el siglo XX en pergamino antiguo. Lomera pintada. Size: 4ºmenor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Nouveau Dictionnaire Historique Ou Histoire Abrégée DeTous Les Hommes Qui Se Sont Fait Un Nom Par Des Talens, Des Vertus, Des Forfaits, Des Erreur, etc., Depuis Le Commencement Du Monde à Nos jours [.], Par Une société De Gens De Lettres

      G. Leroy et Bruyset Frères, Caen, Lyon 1789 - Neuf volumes de XL, 495 - 704 - 776 - 718 - 607 - 637 - 535 - 602 - 534 pages. Reliures uniformes de l'époque en plein veau marbré, (petites restaurations à 4 coiffes, quelques coins légèrement usés). Dos à nerfs, ornés de caissons, fleurons, palmettes, dorés. Pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin vert, titres et chiffres dorés. Tranches marbrées. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECUEIL DES PLANS DE BATAILLES, SIEGES ET COMBATS, ARRIVES DANS LES EXPEDITIONS MEMORABLES DA LA GUERRE DE SEPT ANS, POUR SERVIR A L'INTELLIGENCE DES OEUVRES POSTHUMES DE FREDERIC II, ROI DE PRUSSE. [Lbc]

      J. G. Treuttel, Amsterdam 1789 - Military; Maps, Military; French Revolution; 18th Century; Patial color and b/w; Folio 13" - 23" tal; Recueil des plans de batailles, sieges et combats, arrives dans les expeditions memorables da la guerre de sept ans, pour servir a l'intelligence des oeuvres Posthumes de Frederic II, roi de Prusse. Contemporary boards worn. Binding sound. 17 x 13.5". Engraved, partly hand-colored table + 17 (18 of 19 total) engraved partly hand-colored battle maps [1756-1759]- primarily large double-page & folding. Occasionally slightly toned but generally clean of markings and tears. On good quality paper. Ex-library - blind stamp on title page. ; 5 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NOUVEL ESSAI SUR LE JEU DES ECHECS AVEC LES REFLEXIONS MILITAIRES

      Aux dépens de l ' Auteur, La Haye 1789 - VIII , X , 254 pp . Figures dans les texte ( différentes situations du jeu ) .Volume broché tel que paru , non rogné et conservé dans son cartonnage éditeur d' attente en plein papier marbré contrecollé au dos sur toile de jute et sur carton pour les plats . Bon état . Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Death of General Wolfe

      Klauber [1789], Germany - Image: 49.5 x 63 cm. Paper: 50 x 63.7 cm. circa 1789. Uncoloured engraving by Theod. Falckeysen after the painting by Benjamin West. This image depicts distraught Grenadiers standing and kneeling by the side of a fallen General Wolfe at the Plains of Abraham, Quebec. The on-going combat can be seen in the background. Uncommon engraving. 1/8" nick in top left paper edge. With very light soiling to top border. A good clean dark strike with plate mark. Overall condition is very good+., Signatures and inscriptions:Painted by B. West, / Historical Painter to His MAJESTY Recto, l.r.: Engraved by Theod. Falckeysen / To the King's most Excellent Majesty / This plate, THE DEATH OF GENERAL WOLFE, is with / His gracious Permission humbly dedicated by his Majesty's most dutiful Servant. / Theod. Falckeysen. / From the original Picture in the Collection of Lord Grosvenor. / Is sold in Basil at Theod. Falckeisen in Augsburg at brother Klauber.Falckeysen is not a well known engraver but obviously a skillfull Swiss engraver.

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        CLAROS VARONES DE CASTILLA, y letras de Fernando del Pulgar consejero, secretario y cronista de los Reyes Católicos Don Fernando y Doña Isabel

      Don Gerónimo Ortega e hijos de Ibarra, Madrid 1789 - 8º M. 8 h. 328 p. Encuadernación de época en pasta española, tejuelo. Cortes pintados. - Muy buen ejemplar. Error del editor [hoja 6]. Cita como 1ª Edc. la de Sevilla 1500, siendo la 1ª de Toledo (incunable de 1486) y de la cual no hay ejemplar en la B.N. [Rfs.: Palau nº 242120. CCPB485825-5] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poema supra di lu vinu si sia utili o dannusu a li viventi cantatu ntra l'Accademia di li Etnei pri lu Carnuvali di l'annu 1789. Da Giuseppi Leonardi Sicritariu di la stissa Accademia

      ntra li stampi di l'Accademia pressu Franciscu Pas, Catania 1789 - in 16° - pp.pp 304 + 1 carta ritratto - Mezza pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso - 1 ritratto f.t. inciso dal catanese Antonio Zacco - Prima edizione - Fioriture, lievi tracce d'umido. Sporadici piccoli fori di tarlo che talvolta ledono il testo sempre leggibile. Per il resto buon esemplare - Rarissimo testo poetico in dialetto siciliano, prodotto da alcuni membri dell'Accademia degli Etnei di Catania, e dedicato al mecenate Vincenzo Paterno' Castello VI principe di Biscari, e figlio del fondatore dell'Accademia stessa, il naturalista Ignazio V deceduto nel 1787.Il componimento contenuto nella prima parte e' una Cicalata, cioe' una lezione o discorso in burla, in rima oppure in prosa, che si teneva nelle Accademie durante le feste, nel nostro caso durante il carnevale del 1789.La seconda e' una raccolta di "poesii" degli Accademici: un lungo "Ditirambu" di Domenico Tempio, un poemetto di Giuseppe Zuccareddu, una "Cantata" dell'abate Vitu Marletta, un "Capitulu" di Giuvanni Sardu, una "Terzina" di Vincenzu Gaghianu, una "Stanzini" di Camillu Reina", due "Sonettu" di Rusariu Pinnisi, un'elegia "Macaronica" di "Petri Russo et Marcellino", alcune "Stanze bernesce" di Gio. Francesco Paterno' e Nicolau Paterno', un sonetto conclusivo di Giuseppe Leonardi. - Libro usato Paleari - Henssler, I, pp. 428-429. Mira, I, p. 510 - Narbone p.165 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité sur la culture et les usages des pommes de terre, de la patate et du topinambour

      Paris, Barrois 1789 - In-8° demi-veau à petits coins en parchemin, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin citron, 386 pp Vicaire, 657 ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE ET RECHERCHEE DU PLUS IMPORTANT OUVRAGE DE PARMENTIER SUR LA POMME DE TERRE. Ex-libris armorié portant le chiffre FL. Note explicative manuscrite ancienne sur l'ex-libris et la famille Lainé. Léger manque et accroc au second plat, coiffe supérieure entamée, plats frottés, mais intérieur frais

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        AMS.

      N. p. o. d. - 8vo. 1 p. A beautiful poem in praise of God by the Italian poet Pellico (1789-1854), who was incarcerated for 10 years as a supporter of the Italian struggle for liberty. - Large holes and defects at the edges (occasionally touching the text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The American Museum Magazine Considers Race and Slavery, Bound Together with Congressional Proceedings on the Bill of Rights

      1789 - Magazine. The American Museum, or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, &c. Volume VI, July to December, 1789. 492 pp., plus 46 pp. bound in, Proceedings of Congress, from the First Session of the First Congress, including the process of amending the U.S. Constitution by adding a Bill of Rights. Signed by previous owner, Connecticut Revolutionary War General Jedediah Huntington on free front endpaper. Dedicated in type to George Washington. Bound in contemporary calf, binding worn, small library label on spine, some staining on title page, several pages trimmed near end, with minor loss of text, primitive drawings of soldiers on back endpaper. Volume VI, covering the second half of 1789, spends considerable time discussing African Americans and slavery. Content includes:Twenty articles on African Americans including:William Stanhope Smith's "Essay of the Causes of the Variety of Complexion and Figure in the Human Species."Ben Franklin's "Address to the Public from the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, unlawfully held in Bondage." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Versuch einer Logic fŸr Frauenzimmer.

      Hanover: Christian Ritscher, 1789. - This highly original work, for the young author states that no other work has been consulted, is the fruit of lessons in philosophy given by her father, and is published here that it might benefit women interested in the subject. It is divided into five sections: 1) of ideas or concepts; b) of symbolic knowledge; c) of judgments and theses; e) of conclusion and syllogisms. The whole is introduced by a preface detailing the use of logic and its place in philosophy, and concludes with some practical examples. Small octavo. 162 pp. Silhouette portrait vignette on title-page. Contemporary brown cloth over decorative boards, paper spine label with title in manuscript. Spine ends, edges of boards rubbed. Occasional light foxing. Former ownerÕs rubberstamp on front free endpaper and dedication page. A very good copy. First and only edition of a philosophical manual written by the fourteen-year old Baroness Philippine von Knigge (1775-1841). She was the daughter of Adolf von Knigge (1752-1796), author of several satirical novels and best known for †ber den Umgang mit Menschen (1788), Òa work of practical wisdom on the conduct of lifeÓ (Garland). In later years, Philippine von Knigge translated Richard Brinsley SheridanÕs life of Swift, together with her father (1795), and wrote by herself Lebensregeln aus den besten Šltern und neueren Schriftstellern (1799). All of her works are rare. OCLC locates ten copies worldwide, but only three in the English-speaking world: the Universities of Texas and Illinois, and Princeton. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Richerche istorico-critiche circa alle scoperte d'Amerigo Vespucci con l'aggiunta di una relazione del medesimo fin ora inedita

      Gaetano Cambiagi, Florence 1789 - First edition. Octavo. 182, [1]pp. Later plain papercovered boards, title handlettered on spine. Later neat gift inscription, and bookplate with small wax seal, both on front fly, spine toned, faint stain on front board, overall very good, internally slightly foxed, but otherwise fine. Includes the first printing of Vespucci's letter to the Medici about his third voyage. *Sabin 3800.* [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Relazione delle Pompe Funebri ordinate in Palermo da Ministri del Real Patrimonio.

      [1789], [Palermo] 1789 - 110 p., 5 láminas, 4 de ellas dobles y una, muy grande, plegada. Viñetas, capitulares y culs-de lamp grabados al cobre. Holandesa piel, lomo de época con hilos dorados, planos en papel de aguas moderno. Magnífica impresión sobre fuerte papel de hilo realizada con motivo de las Pompas Fúnebres tributadas al rey Carlos III en la ciudad siciliana de Palermo. Los grabados al cobre magníficos, de Giovanni Gramignani y Bartolomeo Pollini según dibujos originales de Salvadore Atinelli muestran la decoración de la iglesia para la ocasión. Falta una hoja de texto (pág. 9-10) Uno de los grabados, la gran lámina plegada, presenta restauración. Palau no lo cita Palau no lo cita

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        Continuación de las actas de la Real Academia de las Nobles Artes establecida en Valencia con el título de SAN CARLOS; y relación de los premios que distribuyó en 24 de julio de 1789

      - En Valencia: En la Oficina de D. Benito Monfort, Impresor de la Real Academia. Año 1789.- 2 h., 53 p.; en Folio; gran papel de hilo verjurado; cuidada impresión con un fino grabado al cobre el la portada diseñado por J. Camarón y grabado por M. Brú; Plena Piel Valenciana Epoca, con rueda dorada en tapas y cantos, lomera con filetes dorados.- MAGISTRAL EDICION DEL FAMOSO IMPRESOR VALENCIANO "BENITO MONFORT". EN IMPECABLE ESTADO, CON EL PAPEL BLANCO Y TERSO. Solamente la cabeza del lomo tiene un ligero deterioro, que ha sido restaurado. Tiene repetidas 2 hojas correspondientes a las páginas 33-34 y 35-36. MUY RARO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The American Geography: A View of the Present Situation of the United States of America

      Elizabethtown: Shepard Kollock 1789 - Hardcover, 12mo, xii, 534 pp, 2 colored folding maps inside, ex-library Cumberland University w/stamp & bookplate on front pd, "For Reference - not to be taken from this room" sticker on back pd; rebacked w/one-half of the original label on the spine, orig. eps; Small tears on 1st map where it connects to the book, dampstain starting at front eps & going one third of the book, doesn't interfere w/text; brown leather, errata sheet in the back, small marginal notes on some pages, pages age tanned, esp. eps; Howes M840; TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK, COMPRISING THE CONSTITUTION, AND THE ACTS OF THE LEGISLATURE SINCE THE REVOLUTION.I-II, 1789

      New York, Printed by Hugh Gaine, 1789. - Two volumes. Large Folio. Contemporary full calf. Front cover of vol. 2. almost detached. Vol. 2 spotted to lower part of several pages. Some light wear and foxing, mainly in vol. 2. Overall vol. 1 is very good, vol. 2 is good.Contain the State Constitution and laws from the first to the twelfth session of the legislature. With substantial indexes and subscriber list. New York Laws.

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        Tableau de la Population de toutes les Provinces de France, et de la proportion, sous tous les rapports, des naissances, des morts & des mariages, depuis dix ans, d'après les registres de chaque Généralité, accompagné de notes et observations. Mémoire sur les Milices, leur création, leur vicissitude & leur état actuel. Examen de la question sur la prestation du service militaire en nature, ou sur sa Conversion en une imposition générale.

      - Paris, 1789. In-4, broché, couverture de parution (lég. défraîchie), 68 p., grand tableau dépliant. Edition originale de cet ouvrage pionnier dans l'histoire de la démographie et de la statistique moderne. Très grand "Tableau de la population et rapport des naissances, mariages et morts dans toutes les généralités du royaume" plié en fin. Sur cet ouvrage et son importance fondatrice cf. André Corvisier, 'Le chevalier Des Pommelles, arithméticien politique et militaire' in "Sur la population française au XVIIIe et au XIXe" (Hommage à Marcel Reinhard), Société de démographie historique, p. 161-179. (Goldsmiths, 13816. INED, 1396. Martin & Walter, 10541. Manque à Einaudi et à Kress). Très bon exemplaire, entièrement non rogné, imprimé sur papier fort, tel que paru. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Voyage Round The World; But More Particularly To The North-West Coast Of America: Performed In 1785, 1786, 1787, And 1788, In The King George And Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock And Dixon…

      London: Printed For John Stockdale & George Goulding, 1789., 1789. 4to. pp. xii, 384, xl. 1 large folding engraved general chart, 5 other folding engraved charts & plans, engraved frontis. portrait & 13 engraved plates. contemporary calf, rebacked (slight staining along folds of 2 maps & to top edge of 2 plates – supplied). First Edition. Nathaniel Portlock and William Dixon, both veterans of Captain Cook’s third voyage to the Pacific in 1776-80, were engaged in 1785 by the King George’s Sound Company, to investigate reports of the lucrative fur trade on the northwest American coast and establish a trade on their behalf. Their major accomplishment, however, was the more detailed exploration and mapping of the coast and improving of Cook’s charts of the region. On the voyage out, visits were made to the Falkland and Hawaiian Islands. The two ships later separated and sailed independently for a major part of the expedition, Portlock exploring northward up along the Alaskan coast, Dixon proceeding south to Nootka Sound, and discovering Queen Charlotte Island, Port Mulgrave and Norfolk Bay. Both Dixon and Portlock published accounts of the voyage, but Portlock’s, as Hill points out, is of particular interest and value for his vivid descriptions of encounters with the Russians and American Indians. Several Indian vocabularies are also included. The maps and plans comprise a chart of the North West Coast of America, and sketches of Graham’s Harbour and Coal Bay, McLeod’s Harbour, Part of the West Side of Montague Island, Port Etches and Brooks Harbour, and Portlock’s and Gopulding’s Harbours. Bell P 365. Cowan p. 181. Field 1231. Gagnon I 2786. Hill p. 239. Howes P-497. JCB II 3316. Lada-Mocarski 42. Lande 1393. Sabin 64389. Smith 8304. Strathern & Edwards 450. Streeter VI 3485. TPL 599. Wagner, Cartography, I pp. 207, 213; Maps 738-743.\. 1st Edition.

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        A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon

      London: Printed for John Stockdale - and George Goulding, [1789]. First edition. 4to. Embellished with Twenty Copper Plates (including 6 folding maps). xii, 384, xl pp. Contemporary calf (scuffed), rebacked, endpapers renewed. Lower right corner of title-leaf missing, with loss of several letters from imprint, small library stamp on title, portrait backed, lower corner missing with loss to imprint and caption, folding map with tape-repairs on verso. Some offsetting from plates, some spotting and soiling to text. Sound copy of a scarce book. Cox II: 27; Howes, US-iana, P487; Sabin 64389; Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography; Smith, Pacific Northwest Americana 8304; Wagner, The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America, vol. I, pp. 207 & 213; James Ford Bell Library Catalogue P365. Field 1231; National Maritime Museum 141; Hill Volume One, p. 239; Streeter Sale VI, 3485; Lada-Mocarski 42; Wood p. 523 . "The principal account of the first commercial voyage to the Northwest Coast and the first English voyage to visit Hawaii after that of Captain James Cook..." Forbes

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        An Abridgment of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage round the World, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788

      Printed for John Stockdale . and George Goulding, London 1789 - First edition of the abridged edition. 272pp., engraved frontispiece, large folding engraved map. Sympathetically rebacked with original marbled papercovered boards. Corners a little worn down, but a handsome, very good or better copy. *Sabin 20365.* [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Abridgment of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage Round the World, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788

      Printed John Stockdale and George Goulding., London 1789 - First edition thus. 8vo.[5] 272pp., [light spotting]. engraved frontispiece, Tyaana, an Indian Prince, large folding engraved map, Chart of the North West Coast of America with the tracks of the King George and Queen Charlotte in 1786 & 1787. Contemporary calf, leather title label, spine gilt ruled into six compartments. Excellent copy. Sabin 20365 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PETIT (LE) TRÉSOR DES ARTISTES ET DES AMATEURS DES ARTS, ou le guide sûr et infaillible des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, Graveurs, Architectes, Décorateurs, etc., dans le choix des sujets allégoriques ou emblematiques qu’ils ont à employer dans leurs compositions.

      Imp. P. Catineau et Rat. Paris, 1789 - . 16,5 cm. 3 vol.: (I) 1 h., X-135 pág., 2 h. (II) 2 h., 139 pág. (III) 2 h., 131 pág. Ilustr. con más de 400 grabados, en el texto. Tres vol. enc. en media piel chagrin reciente, nervios. Con las barbas. * Diccionario de alegorías con grabados y descripciones, para el artista de finales del siglo XVIII. Alegoria. Art del segle XVIII. França. Història i teoria de l'art Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés

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        An Abridgment of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage round the World, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788

      London: Printed for John Stockdale ... and George Goulding. 1789. First. First edition of the abridged edition. 272pp., engraved frontispiece, large folding engraved map. Sympathetically rebacked with original marbled papercovered boards. Corners a little worn down, but a handsome, very good or better copy. Sabin 20365. .

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        Vita di M. Jacopo Sansovino scultore e architetto della repubblica di Venezia Seconda edizione.

      Zatta,, In Venezia, 1789 - Pp. 36. Vignetta incisa in rame al frontespizio. Unito a: TEMANZA TOMMASO. Vita di Jacopo Sansovino fiorentino. Scultore ed architetto chiarissimo In Venezia, per Giacomo Storti, 1752. Pp. (10) 59 (1). Fregio al frontespizio. Privo del ritratto. Due opere in un volume di cm. 28, legatura recente in cart. marnorizzato. Ottima conservazione, il solo frontespizio del secondo volume con qualche macchietta. La prima opera fu stampata in soli 250 esemplari.

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        Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide;

      One Of The Rarest 18th Century Books Showcasing Furniture DesignHEPPLEWHITE, Alice. The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide; Or, Repository of Designs for Every Article of Household Furniture, in the Newest and Approved Taste... London: Published by I. and J. Taylor, 1789.Second edition. Folio (13 3/4 x 9 3/16 inches; 351 x 232 mm.). [i]-iv, [2, index], [1]-24, [2, publisher's ads] pp. 127 engraved plates on 126 sheets (numbered 1-125, with 9[*], 78*, and the final double-page plate numbered 124 and 125).Beautifully bound in modern navy blue straight-grain morocco. Boards and spines heavily tooled and embelished in gilt. Boards with circular corner devices along edges and urn-shaped inner corner devices. Spine lettered and stamped in gilt. Gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. A bit of intermittent spotting and some slight offsetting from plates. Plate number 91 with a two inch closed tear to the upper margin, not affecting engraving. A beautiful copy.This is perhaps the most rare of the three principle eighteenth-century pattern books (Chippendale and Sheraton being better known). This showcase of furniture design was published after Hepplewhite's death by his wife, Alice, who continued the furniture business as A. Hepplewhite & Co. In addition to numerous furniture patterns for everything from urn stands to beds, the book also includes a double-page plate captioned "Plan of a Room, showing the proper distribution of the furniture."Berlin Catalogue 1233. Brunet III.105.HBS 64830.$7,500

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        Voces del pastor en el retiro. Dispertador, y exercicios spirituales, para vivir y morir bien con la asistencia del glorioso Patriarca San Joseph ?.

      Buenos Aires, Real Imprenta de los Niños Expositos, 1789. - (1 l.), 275, (3) pp. 4°, later stiff vellum. Some marginal soiling at front, faint dampstains, less than faint in lower blank margins of final 3 leaves. Overall in very good condition. ---- FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the layout of the title slightly different from that of the first issue; see Furlong, who suggests that the second issue was either printed in the same year or in the following one, without a change of date on the title-page. @Voces del pastor was enormously popular, with at least nine editions appearing by the mid-nineteenth century. Its subject is dying: salvation, redemption, receiving the last rites, God's judgment, and heaven and hell.San Alberto (1727-1804), a Discalced Carmelite born in the Aragonese town of Fresno, was appointed Bishop of Córdoba de Tucumán in 1778, and Bishop of La Plata in 1786. He was one of the outstanding prelates of the late colonial period in Latin America, known for his learning and for his charity to the poor.---- Palau 289516: giving an incomplete collation. Medina, @Buenos Aires 116. Furlong 337. Sabin 75981. NUC: CtY, RPJCB. OCLC: 829292636 (an ebook: Biblioteca Nacional de España); 83438157 (Houghton Library, University of Notre Dame, University of Texas Libraries, British Library, Biblioteca Nacional de España, Universitat Rovira i Virgili-Tarragona, Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, National Library of Israel); 48048471 (Yale University Library). CCPBE locates seven copies in Spanish Libraries, pointing out that the copy in the Biblioteca Nacional de España lacks pp. 271-6. Rebiun repeats Universitat Rovira i Virgili only. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Polygonométrie ou de la mesure des figures rectilignes. Et Abrégé d'isopérimétrie élémentaire ou de la dépendance mutuelle des grandeurs et des limites des figures.

      - Genève, Aux dépens de l'auteur, chez Barde, Manget & compagnie [et] Paris, Buisson, 1789. In-4, broché, couverture de parution, iv, 124 p., qqs rouss., 2 planches dépliantes in fine. Edition originale de cet ouvrage composé par le mathématicien et philosophe genevois, Simon Antoine Jean Lhuilier, élève en philosophie de Georges-Louis Lesage et en mathématique de Louis Bertrand auquel il succéda comme professeur à l'Académie de Genève. (Sotheran's Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, 2605. Brunet, 3558. D.S.B., VIII, p. 305). Bon exemplaire, imprimé sur papier fort azuré, non rogné. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Música. Poema, por Tomás de Yriarte.

      Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1789 - -15 x 22,5 cm.- , 1 lám. (frontispicio) + 10 hs. + 126 págs. + XL. Ilustrado con 6 finas láminas dibujadas por Ferro y grabadas por Carmona, Ballester y Selma. Enc. en plena piel, tafilete rojo. (Bien impreso sobre grueso papel. Ejemplar muy limpio.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA MUSICA POEMA

      - La música poema por Tercera edición .- Madrid, Imprenta real, 1789; en 4º menor piel de la época (restauración en esquina de tapa posterior), 10 hojas, 126 - XL páginas y 6 láminas. Palau nº 121150 . Las láminas bastante limpias son obra de G. Ferro y grabadas por Carmona, Ballester y Selma. Alguna manchita de óxido en papel.

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        Bibliotheca Americana; or, a chronological catalogue of the most curious and interesting books, pamphlets, state papers, &c. upon the subject of North and South America, from the earliest period to the present, in print and manuscript ... with an introductory discourse on the present state of literature in those countries

      London: printed for J. Debrett, J. Sewell, R. Baldwin & J. Bew and E. Harlowe, 1789. Quarto. Expertly bound to style in half calf over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering piece Provenance: New Jersey College Library (early ink stamp to upper margin of title). First edition of this important work on early printed and manuscript Americana, with a valuable introductory essay This anonymous work has in the past been ascribed variously to "[Alexander] Dalrymple, Homer, Long, and Reid" (Church), but is now known to have been written by the miscellaneous writer Leman Thomas Rede, a student of the Middle Temple (cf. Stuart C. Sherman The William and Mary Quarterly , 3rd Ser., Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jul., 1947), pp. 332-349). According to the title Rede compiled the work from the holdings of the British Museum "and the most celebrated public and private libraries, reviews, catalogues, &c.". It is of particular value as it includes manuscript material in addition to printed works, and also for the 17pp. "Introductory Discourse on the State of Literature in North and South America," which includes musings on the benefits of freedom of the press to the development of "Genius," as well as interesting details of bookselling in the United States. The demand was for small format works on practical matters; imported books were generally cheaper than home-produced editions (even with the hefty premiums that booksellers were able to place on the imports) because of the cost of materials and printers' wages. Church 1235; Sabin 5198. (10 x 8 inches). (Expert repairs to title page, some spotting).

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        Resultado De Las Experiencias Hechas Sobre El Alcanfor De Murcia.

      Antonio Espinosa, Segovia 1789 - Portada - 80pp. y 1 h. Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado en el siglo XX a media piel y tela. Lomera con nervios , florones y un tejuelo. =Joseph Louis Proust (Angers, 1754 - 1826) fue un farmacéutico y químico francés y uno de los fundadores de la química moderna. Desarrolló la mayor parte de su carrera en España. ==En la primera parte de esta memoria Proust ofrece una detallada exposición del análisis experimental a que fueron sometidas diferentes esencias de aceites de plantas aromáticas murcianas, lavanda, mejorana, salvia y romero, para obtener alcanfor, y las cantidades necesarias de cada una de ellas. Expresa también los beneficios que derivan de su explotación con fines industriales. En la segunda parte, el autor, ofrece una reseña histórica del alcanfor, y finaliza con una interesante exposición sobre los principios y la naturaleza de los aceites de esencias aromáticas. Size: 8ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dissertatio de Fractura Patellae et Olecrani, Figuris illustrata [vignet]

      Hagea Comitum ('s-Gravenhage),: Apud Isaacum van Cleef,, 1789.. [iv], 75, [i, blank] pp. 4to (21 x 25,5 cm.). Bound in early (German?)19th century boards, red spickled edges (sides rubbed). With two very fine folded plates (22 x37,5 & 21,5 x 40,5 cm.) by Pieter Hendrik Jonix after the drawings by Petrus Camper. ¶ Rare. A nice clean copy with ample margins. Probably the FIRST of a series of Camper's posthumously published works by the latter's son, Adriaan Gilles Camper (1759-1820). A the same time it is Camper's "opus ultimum". The first part of this work is a revised edition (with a new illustration) of Jacobus Koole' "Dissertatio de patellae fractura, praes. P. Camper" (Franeker, 1754). despite Koole's name on the title-page, this work was entirely written by Camper (c.f. the preface by Gilles Camper). The second work appears to be one of his last works. The drawing for this paper was finished at 21 February 1789, just a few weeks before his dead (7 April 1789). Garrison & Morton 4409; Visser, "Camper" (1985), p. 178.

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        A Journey Through the Crimea to Constantinople. In a Series of Letters from the Right Honourable Elizabeth Lady Craven to His Serene Highness The Margrave of Brandenburg, Anspach, and Bareith. Written in the Year M DCC LXXXVI (1786). The Second Edition.

      Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, London 1789 - RARE second edition of the travelogue of the black sea region by famous 18th-century playwright and traveler Lady Elizabeth Craven (née Berkeley) (1750-1828), Princess Berkeley (often styled "Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach"), an author, playwright, traveller, and socialite, best known for her travelogues. Includes three engraved plates, one fold-out. 200x265mm. 327 pages. Quarter-cloth rebound marbled Hardcover. Gilt lettering on spine. Frontispiece map and engraved plates numbered I and II missing. Cover and spine worn and stained. Cover corners and spine edges bumped. Spine has small tear on front hinge, several worm marks and residue from removed library tag. Front whitepage, title page and first page coming loose from binding. Small red ink underline on title page. Ex-library copy with small stamp on title page and first page. Few worm-marks extending from rear cover well into the book - one reaches the front cover. Worm-mark on fold-out plate edge near binding. Pages yellowing, mildly age-stained and wavy. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book has suffered unfortunate damage due to negligent library care, but is still in good condition for its age, and remains quite readable. We have reduced the book's price significantly due to to the above mentioned damage. The book is in : English [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Third edition.

      - London, G. Nicol, 1789.4to. Contemporary tree calf, spine richly gilt with red morocco title-label. With folding engraved chart (with small tear) and 16 engraved portraits and plates (some foxing). XXVIII,378 pp.* First edition published in London in 1788. - In 1783 the East India Packet Antelope under command of Henry Wilson, ran onto a reef near one of the Palau Islands, a previously unexplored group, and was wrecked. The crew reached shore and were well treated by the natives. From the wreck they built a small boat which they managed to get to Macao, taking with them Prince Lee Boo, the son of king Abba Thule. Lee Boo soon died of smallpox in England. Captain Wilson allowed Keate (1729-97) to write a faithful account of the events from Wilson's journals and communications. This account did much to reinforce the idea of the noble savage and it is one of the most popular 18th century books on the Pacific and also the main source of early knowledge of the Palau Islands, the most western group of the Caroline archipelago. Includes a vocabulary of the Pelew language. - A fine copy.Hill 907; Huntress 107C. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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