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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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        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

      London: Printed for John Wilson , 1789 xxx+408 pages with frontispiece, one additional plate and vocabulary of the Pelew language. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") Original 3/4 leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering and red label to spine. (Hill 907 & 816) Fourth edition.In 1783, the East India Company packet, the Antelope out of Macao was shipwrecked on the Pelew islands (now Pelau or Belau in the western Carolines, in Micronesia). All the crew were saved and were the first Europeans to make contact with these islanders. They were lucky in that there was a Malay there, shipwrecked the year before, who was able to act as interpreter. Captain Henry Wilson and his crew developed unusually amicable relations with the Palauan inhabitants and participated in expeditions against their enemies. They were able to recover a great deal from the wreck and to build a new vessel, with which they sailed to Macau after a stay of just over three months. They took with them Lee Boo, who became a figure of fashionable interest in London. Using extensive interviews with Captain Wilson and other participants, including Lee Boo, George Keate wrote "An Account of the Pelew Islands". This work is distinctive in its account of the encounter between two cultures, for its anthropologically-minded account of Palauan culture and society, and as one of the fullest 18th-century accounts of a Pacific society. Condition:Large folding map in need of repair but complete. Corners bumped, edge wear, spine rubbed, light worming to back cover, book plate on front paste down, previous owner's name on title in neat inscription dated 1802, some shelf wear, else a good to very good copy.

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        Atlas geographique et universel.

      Paris: chez Dezauche, 1789 - 2 volumes, folio (453 × 375 mm). Contemporary calf, rebacked, red morocco labels. Somewhat rubbed and with some restoration at the corners, light dampstain in the lower margin of vol. I, slightly heavier at the title page which has been reinforced with archival tissue, map of Paris shaved to the ruled border at the upper margin, a few minor splits and chips in the margins, but overall very good. Engraved allegorical title page and contents leaves to each and 151 double-page or folding maps, coloured in outline in all. First edition thus and uncommon (just four listings on OCLC, three of these for the BNF, and no complete copy at auction for 30 years). Jean-Claude Dezauche was one of the geographer-publishers most influential in the establishment of the French theoretical approach to cartography. This movement, which downplayed the decorative elements esteemed by the Dutch school and accentuated the importance of scientific rigour and accuracy, can be traced back to the work of Guillaume Delisle - "one of the key figures in the development of French cartography" (Tooley) - who had studied under Jean-Dominique Cassini, director of the Paris observatory. Delisle's business was inherited by his son-in-law Philippe Buache, who had studied with him, and who entered the Depôt des Cartes et Plans de Marine in 1721, in 1729 being appointed "premier géographe du roi", a position previously held by his father-in-law. On his death, his widow sold his work to Jean Nicholas Buache de la Neuville, Philippe's nephew, and in 1780 Dezauche bought it from him together with work by Delisle, Jaillot and others. He in turn made his own alterations and improvements to the maps, and then re-issued them in a revised form, for example the twin- and four-hemispheric world maps in volume I, the former dated 1792, have been revised to include the latest discoveries from Cook's voyages. An excellent, complete and inclusive French atlas of the eighteenth century. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New Family-Prayer Book Containing The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments; with the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David; The Companion to the Altar and New Version of Psalms. Elucidated with the Explanatory Notes and Observations, of an Entire New Plan, by James Cookson, A.M

      Winchester: Printed by J. Wilkes. 1789. Third edition. Small quarto. Engraved plates. Bound in full contemporary crimson morocco, the boards elaborately decorated in gilt, flat spine titled in gilt, and with bands of gilt decorated in interlaced ribbon pattern, the compartments decorated with oval devices, all edges gilt. Corners lightly bumped, and the joints a little rubbed, a near fine copy in a lovely fine binding. .

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        An Account of the Present State of the Prisons, Houses of Correction, and Hospitals in London and Westminster. Taken from a late Publication of John Howard, Esq. F.R.S. by Permission of the Author. To which is prefixed an Introduction [-]

      London: Printed by Order of the Society lately instituted for giving Effect to his Majesty's Proclamations against Vice and Immorality. Undated, ca. 1789. - [the title continues]: (Stating The Acts lately passed for improving the Prisons in this kingdom. The good Effects which have resulted from those Acts, where they have been carried into Execution. The Abuses which still continue where they have been neglected and the means by which those Abuses may be most effectually be corrected.) Size of the binding: 5 1/8 inches x 8 1/8 in., halftitle: London and Westminster, with June, 1789 printed notice on reverse; printed letter (June 12th, 1789) by the Duke of Montagu, with erratum on the reverse; undated title-page, with notice regarding Howard's 1784 work on the reverse; introduction. xviii, blank leaf; abstract of Howard's Account: pp. [1]-39. Halftitle: Home Circuit, with 1789 notice & printed letter, with errata on reverse of letter; introduction. xvi, abstract for the Home Circuit: pp. [1]-19. Halftitle for the Norfolk Circuit, with 1789 notice on the reverse; abstract for the Norfolk Circuit: pp. [1]-34 pp., blank leaf. Halftitle for the Midland Circuit, with 1789 notice on reverse, abstract for the Midland Circuit: pp. [1]-23. Halftitle for the Oxford Circuit, with 1789 notice on the reverse, abstract for the Oxford Circuit: pp. [1]-44. Halftitle for the Western Circuit, with 1789 notice on the reverse, abstract for the Western Circuit: pp. [1]-43 pp. Halftitle for the Northern Circuit, with 1789 notice on the reverse, abstract for the Northern Circuit: pp. [1]-58, blank leaf. Halftitle for the Chester, North and South Wales Circuits, with 1789 notice on reverse, abstract for the Chester & North & South Wales Circuits: pp. [1]-28. Abstract from the Acts of the 14th and 24th Geo. III. For preserving the Health of Prisoners in Gaol, and preventing Gaol Distemper; and for enabling the Justices of Peace to build and repair Gaols in their respective Counties: pp. [1]-7. Typographic ornaments are present. Full, old calf, with a maroon morocco leather title label on the spine with gilt titling and decorations. The spine ends and cover corners, edges show light wear, cracking to hinges, a semi-circular damp stain is present in the middle fore-edge/front margin of about one half of the text pages. Various parts showing results of visits in the 1787-88 period to prisons mentioned by prison reformer, John Howard (1726-90). A rare book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tableaux de la Revolution francoise - ou - Collection de quarante-huit gravures, representant les evenements principaux qui ont eu lieu en France depuis la transformation des etats-generaux en assemblee nationale, le 20 juin 1789

      - Grande reliure muette reunissant 23 des 24 livraisons, prevues mensuellement a partir du 15 juin 1791. Chaque livraison contient 2 gravures et huit pages d'histoire explicative. Il manque la dernière livraison qui aurait du avoir lieu en mai 1793 pendant les journees d'emeute qui ont vu la chute des girondins (elle n'a pas ete reliee avec les autres). L'enveloppe de la premiere livraison a ete conservee et sert de page de titre, le prix qui y figure (en livres et sous) prouve qu'il s'agit bien de l'edition de 1791. Format 30x50 cm. Quelques mouillures mais ensemble tres correct.Bon etat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Spectator

      London: Printed for H. Hughs 1789 - Eight volumes (complete), 8vo., contemporary half calf with leather labels lettered in gilt, ornate gilt spine designs, raised bands, marbled boards, edges tinted red. Octavo edition, with title page engravings. A superior set, with lightly rubbed extremities. Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard 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: John Stockdale and George Goulding, 1789 - Quarto (284 × 222 mm). Contemporary calf-backed sprinkled boards, leather tips, red morocco label. Just a little rubbed on the boards, lightly toned, some off-set from the plates, but overall a very good, clean copy. With engraved portrait frontispiece of Portlock by Mazell after Dodd, large folding map of northwest America, 5 folding charts, 5 plates of birds, 5 plates of views, 2 plates of artefacts from the Sandwich Islands, portrait of Tyaana (an Atoui chieftain). Large folding map torn at folds (without loss), some foxing, some offsetting from plates to text, one or two repairs to paper. Armorial bookplate of Charles de Constant Rebecque to the front pastedown. An excellent provenance: cousin of the political philosopher Benjamin Constant, Rebecque was known as the "le Chinois" because of his extensive travels in the Far East. After a successful mercantile career he became a member of the Representative Council of Geneva, later settling in London. First edition of Portlock's interesting circumnavigation, the principal, and successful, object of which was the opening of the fur trade in northwest America. Expedition leader Portlock sailed with Captain Dixon as co-commander; their two ships sailed part of the way independently. Though often confused, the published accounts of the two captains are also independent of each other: "the present account is also important for the supplementary details added to the geographical explorations of Captain Cook. Portlock's vivid encounters with the American Indians and the Russians serve to broaden the perspective provided by the William Beresford/George Dixon account" (Hill). Portlock appends some native vocabularies to his account of the American Indians. Portlock also discovered Portlock's Harbour, visited Hawaii three times, gave a good account of the Bengal vessel of Captain John Meares, and sailed home by way of Macao and St Helena. Two years later he served as commander of the second vessel of the second breadfruit voyage of Captain Bligh. Hill 1376; Howgego P141; NMM catalogue, Voyages & Travel, 141; Sabin 64389. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ode aux Bougres

      NP (1789). 8pp - NP (1789). 8pp. A quite rare evolutionary pamphlet which violently lambasts "sodomites". The writer frames his assault on the "execrable, unworthy race" of bardaches as a "Hymn au Con." ("bardache" was a word implying a male prostitute or catamite.) A number of such pamphlets appeared during this period, including Les Enfants de Sodome à l'Assemblée nationale, which appeared the following year. These vitriolic works were often used as political tools to discredit former elites and to make them appear depraved. See Merrick, Homosexuality in Modern France. Pastorello, La sodomie masculine dans les pamphlets révolutionnaires. Pia Enfer, 1004; Gay-Lemmonyer III, 444.Very good in 1/4 morocco binding, marbled boards and endpapers, light wear to edges. Quite rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neue Szenen in Paris und Versailles. 3 Tle. in 1 Band. Leipzig, Gräff 1792-93. 8°. IV, 176 S.; 184 S.; 167 S., mit 3 gest. Frontispiz u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) Notentafel, Pbd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Goedeke V, 511, 11, 13b - Rümann 1200 - Hayn-Got. VI, 103: ? selten cplt. vorkommende Bde. enth. stellenweise etwas freie romanhafte Begebenheiten in dramatischer Form.? - Forsetzung der 1789-91 erschienenen, fünfbändigen Reihe ?Szenen in Paris?.- C. A. Vulpius (1762 - 1827), der Schwager Goethes, war Bibliothekar u. Theaterdichter in Weimar.- Die Kupferstiche gest. v. Müller n. Schubert.- Innendeckel mit Exlibris, etw. gebräunt u. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben.

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        Extrait des Procès-verbaux de l'Assemblée des Représentans de la Commune de Paris. Du jeudi 6 août 1789. Détails relatifs au Bateau chargé de Poudre, arrêté au Port-S.-Paul, le 6 août 1789.

      - [Paris], Imprimerie Lottin, 1789. In-8, demi-chagrin à long grain rouge à la Bradel, dos orné de petits fleurons et roulettes dorés, titre en long (rel. moderne), 23 p. Edition originale de cette relation de l'affaire dite du 'Bateau chargé de poudre'. En pleine effervescence révolutionnaire, la population parisienne, qui craignait une trahison, se souleva pour empêcher un chargement de poudre de quitter Paris par bateau et s'en empara au Port Saint-Paul sur la Seine. Accusé d'avoir eu le projet d'expédier la poudre aux armées contre-révolutionnaires, Lavoisier faillit être lynché par la foule et dut se justifier devant les représentants de la Commune de Paris. (Duveen & Klickstein, 302). Bon exemplaire, très bien relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AMINTA, favola boschereccia ora per la prima volta alla sua vera lezione ridotta, Parma, Crisopoli, co' caratteri bodoniani, 1789

      - in folio antico (mm. 312 x 230) legatura cartonata moderna recente stile bodoniana, pp. 14 (due riporodotte), dedicatoria del Bodoni "a' benevoli", 142. Ritratto in ovale del Tasso inciso al centro del frontespizio e dedicatoria incisa su rame del Bodoni ad Anna Malaspina della Bastia, dama dell'insigne ordine della crociera. Una testatina istoriata incisa su rame dal Lucatelli con lo stemma della dedicatoria. Questa è l'altra edizione stampata nel 1792 pur portando sul frontespizio la data del 1789.(Brooks pos. 380.si distingue dalla edizione precedente perchè alla pagina 38, riga 14 le parole sono "novi lini" anziche novi lumi.) Comunque considerata "une des plus belles éditions de Bodoni"

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        Moses Mendelssohns: Kleine Philosophische Schriften / Mit einer Skizze seines lebens uns Charakters, von D. Jenisch; [Hrsg. prólogo por J. Georg Muchler]

      - Berlin: bei Friedrich Vieweg, dem álteren, 1789.- 3 h., 250 p.; 8º (17 cm.); buena impresión en letra gótica sobre excelente papel verjurado; Plena Piel valenciana en tonos marrones, lomera dorada con filetes y bandas sobre los nervios, estuche.- Salvo una pequeña marca de humedad en el margen superior de unas 8 hojas, que no toca texto; puede considerarse el estado del libro como muy bueno. Buch auf deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

      Edinburgh: Printed by James Donaldson, 1789 - Signed by Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863) of A Visit from St. Nicholas (more commonly known today as Twas the Night Before Christmas) and dated in pencil on the ffep in Volume 6 (MOORE, CLEMENT CLARKE) 6 vols., 12mo. Frontispiece portrait & plates. Bound in handsome contemporary brown tree calf, gilt spine, spines rubbed, lacking one label, joints cracked, foxed [Attributes: Signed Copy; 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

      Florence: Gaetano Cambiagi. 1789. First. 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. .

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        Nouveau Voyage en Espagne, ou tableau de l'état actuel de cette monarchie ; contenant les détails les plus récents sur la Constitution politique, les Tribunaux, l'Inquisition, les forces de terre & de mer, le Commerce & les Manufactures, principalement c

      Regnault -CL.Simon, Paris 1789 - Encuadernacvión en plena piel época marbreada, cortes con aguas, guardas con aguas , tejuelos, florones , hilos dorados en cubiertas.Esta primera edición se publicó anónima, a un resto de la edición se le cambió la portada con fecha 1789. Palau 34055.grabados y mapas de Tardieu TOMO 1- mapa coloreado de España (238 x 284 mm), iv pgs, grabados desplegables de : Pasaje de Bidasoa, Alcazar de Segovia, acueducto de Segovia, palacio Sant ildefonso, Escorial , Mapa de Madrid (230 x 338 mm), estatuas del Retiro +368 pgs 1 hoja. TOMO 2-1hoja 382 pgs TOMO3- 402 1 hoja Grabado desplegable de : Vista de Aranjuez, Catedral y giralda de Sevilla,vista de Gibraltar, Mapa de la bahía de Cadíz .Obra completa con todos sus grabados. 20x13 Cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvel essai sur le jeu des échecs avec des reflexions militaires relatives à ce Jeu

      Aux depens de L'auteur, The Hague - viii+x+254 pages with illustrations. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound half leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine. This first edition was not for sale and intended for subscribers only, of which an interesting list is added with 196 names. The princes themselves subscribed for 24 copies. With some copies for the author about 250 copies would have been printed. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 547) First edition. Elias Stein was a Dutch chess master, born in Lorraine into a Jewish family, he settled in The Hague. There he became the royal court's player. He explicitly related the experience of playing chess to military strategic ability. He was teacher of the princes of Orange to whom the book is dedicated in print, among them the later King William I. He recommended the Dutch Defence as the best reply to 1.d4 in his book Nouvel essai sur le jeu des échecs, avec des réflexions militaires relatives à ce jeu (1789), later published in Dutch (1834). His biography was written by F.W. von Mauvillon in a book Anweisung zur Erlernung des Schachspiels. Condition: Wear to boards, corners bumped and rubbed, spine ends rubbed with some chips, slight crack at front head hinge, previous owner's label to front pasted down else a good copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau voyage en Espagne, ou tableau de l'etat actuel de cette monarchie.

      Chez Regnault 1789 - - Chez Regnault, A Paris 1789, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 8 (12x20cm), (4) iv 368pp. (1) et (4) 382pp (4) et (4) 402pp. (2), relié. - Second tirage de l'édition originale avec titre de relais, illustrée de 3 cartes dépliantes (Espagne, Madrid et baie de Cadix) dont la carte d'Espagne coloriée, et de 9 planches dont 7 dépliantes. Demi Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de filets gras. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en veau fauve. Coiffe du tome I en partie élimée, arrachée au tome 2, un manque au tome 3 queue des tome I et 2 en partie arrachées. Mors inférieur du tome 2 ouvert en queue. mors supérieur du tome 3 fendu en queue. Ensemble très frotté. Bordure du tome I rognée et des autres tomes émoussées. 3 planches portant des déchirures. Mouillure en début du tome II. L'intérêt de ce voyage est de s'occuper de l'Espagne contemporaine à la fin du XVIIIe. Il a été écrit par un témoin direct, l'ambassadeur de France à Madrid, le baron Jean François de Bourgoing. A partir de 1782, il choisit de visiter l'Espagne pour en établir un tableau véritable. Il en présente tous les aspects, économie, commerce, institutions, cuisine. (4) iv 368pp. (1) et (4) 382pp (4) et (4) 402pp. (2) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essays on Physiognomy Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind

      London: Printed for John Murray, 1789-1798. . Vols. 1 and 3 in three quarto vols. Translated from the French by Henry Hunter. Contemporary full calf tooled in blind and gilt. Spine in compartments with 5 double raised bands. Bookplate of James Reed.

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        Nouveau Voyage en Espagne ou Tableau de L'Etat actuel de cette Monarchie. Tome premier et tome troisieme.

      Paris, Regnault, 1789.. IV, 368, 402 S. Pbde. der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Mit 8 teils farbigen, mehrfach ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln (with 8 partly colored, multiple foldout engravings; avec 8 gravures depliant partiellement colorees. Reise- und Landesbeschreibung des französischen Offiziers, Schriftstellers und Diplomaten Jean Francois de Bourgoing (1748 - 1811). Bourgoing trat 1768 als Offizier in das Regiment d'infanterie d' Auvergne; von dort wechselte er in den diplomatischen Dienst über. Unter Ludwig XVI diente er zunächst als Legationssekretär, nach der Französischen Revolution dann als französischer Botschafter in Spanien.. Buchrücken etwas berieben. Sonst sehr gute, saubere Exemplare; Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Spine slightly rubbed. Otherwise very good, clean copies; pages fresh and stain-free. Many more photos on the website of the bookseller (please article number on the supply side in the search box). Colonne vertebrale legerement frotte. Sinon tres bon, des copies propres; pages frais et sans tache. Beaucoup d'autres photos sur le site de la librairie (s'il vous plait numero de l'article sur ??le cote de l'offre dans la zone de recherche).

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        Nouveau Voyage en Espagne ou Tableau de L'État actuel de cette Monarchie. Tome premier et tome troisieme.

      Paris, Regnault, 1789. - Mit 8 teils farbigen, mehrfach ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln (with 8 partly colored, multiple foldout engravings; avec 8 gravures dépliant partiellement colorées. Reise- und Landesbeschreibung des französischen Offiziers, Schriftstellers und Diplomaten Jean Fran?ois de Bourgoing (1748 - 1811). Bourgoing trat 1768 als Offizier in das Régiment d'infanterie d' Auvergne; von dort wechselte er in den diplomatischen Dienst über. Unter Ludwig XVI diente er zunächst als Legationssekretär, nach der Französischen Revolution dann als französischer Botschafter in Spanien. französich 1200 Buchrücken etwas berieben. Sonst sehr gute, saubere Exemplare; Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Spine slightly rubbed. Otherwise very good, clean copies; pages fresh and stain-free. Many more photos on the website of the bookseller (please article number on the supply side in the search box). Colonne vertébrale lég?rement frotté. Sinon tr?s bon, des copies propres; pages frais et sans tache. Beaucoup d'autres photos sur le site de la librairie (s'il vous pla?t numéro de l'article sur ??le c?té de l'offre dans la zone de recherche). IV, 368, 402 S. Pbde. der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie dreiseitigem Rotschnitt.

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        A Tour through Sweden, Swedish-Lapland, Finland and Denmark, in a Series of Letters

      London: Johnson, Goldsmith, Lewis, Christopher, 1789. First edition.. 4to. (10.5 x 8.5 inches). pp. [8 leaves] + 157. Wood engraved frontis. by Bewick and seven engraved plates. Half-title, title-page with early manuscript note at gutter. Contemporary sprinkled calf, slightly rubbed, rebacked, original label relaid, gilt oval armorial to centre of covers [The Society of Writers To The Signet]. Scattered spotting [mainly to plates], hinges repaired. Some early ink letters and numbers to front pastedown, some struck through in ink, and later printed paper label. No other signs of library of Society of Writers To The Signet. A very good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        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. - 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.\ [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anonymes Manuskript in lateinischer Sprache, braune Tinte auf festem Schreibpapier, undatiert (Frankreich, um 1767). Gut lesbare, gleichmäßige Schrift; Blattgröße 18,5 x 11,8 cm, Schriftspiegel ca. 16,5 x 10 cm. Band 2 und 3 (von 3 Bänden ?).

      - Band 1: Seite 241 bis 476 (Sprung in der Paginierung von S. 269 auf 280 und S. 420 auf 423) und (2) S. (Index). Band 2 : S. 477 bis 780, (2) S. Index (die Seiten 691/2 und 731/2 sind unbeschrieben). Zwei uniform gebundene Lederbände der Zeit mit je 2 Rückenschildern, floraler Rückenvergoldung und dreiseitigem Rotschnitt (Kapitale und Kanten berieben und bestossen, Gelenke mit geklebten Einrissen). Zwei Bände einer methodischen Niederschrift praktischen medizinischen Wissens, bestehend aus der Beschreibung der jeweiligen Krankheit, dann der Prognose und schließlich der zur Heilung notwendigen Medikamente. Insbesondere der phramakologische Teil besticht durch die ins Detail gehende Aufführung der Bestandteile des jeweiligen Heilmittels. Ein Vergleich mit einer Reihe von gedruckten Werken zum Thema (Bang, 1789; Boerhaeve, 1728; Dodoens, 1616; Galien, 1680; Rivière, 1653; Piquerus, 1775; Egbert, 1640) zeigt, dass das vorliegende Manuskript ganz offensichtlich eine originäre Arbeit ist; Aufbau und Form schließen zudem aus, dass es sich um eine Vorlesungsmitschrift oder ein in der Praxis chronologisch geführtes, medizinisches Notizbuch handelt. Die Detailkenntnis in den Bereichen Krankheitsbild, Krankheitsverlauf und Behandlung lassen als Autor auf einen erfahrenen Arzt schließen - in der oben genannten, gedruckten Literatur nimmt gerade die Heilmittelkunde einen vergleichsweise geringen Platz ein. Die Anordnung des Stoffes unter bestimmte Themen spricht für eine versierte Bearbeitung des in der Praxis gewonnenen Wissens. Die Arbeit ist durchgängig in Traktate aufgeteilt, die dann jeweils aus mehreren Einzeldarstellungen bestehen. Beginnend mit dem Rheumatismus (241) behandelt der erste hier vorliegende Band Gelbsucht (254), Wassersucht (254), Blähungen (300), Skorbut (316), Lues (329), Gonorrhö (331). Es folgt der 'Tractatus de morbis intestinorum' (369) mit Einzelkapiteln u. a. über Diarrhö (370), Dyssentrie (384), Magenverstimmung (416), Koliken (420), aber auch über die Cholera (430) und über Würmer (438). Das letzte Kapitel dieses Bandes befaßt sich mit Giften (Tractatus de venenis 360 - 471). Der zweite Band beginnt mit einer Abhandlung über Blutungen (477), um daraufhin spezielle Arten von Blutungen aufzuführen (Nasenbluten, blutiger Auswurf etc.). Folgt ein Kapitel über ansteckende Krankheiten (429), Eiterungen (540), Augenentzündungen (572), Angina (584), Rippenfellentzündungen (593), Lungenentzündung (606), Nierenkoliken (634) und Blasenentzündungen (628). Folgt ein Kapitel über die Erkrankungen der Brust u. a. mit einer Abhandlung über Schwindsucht, ein weiteres über Blasen- und Nierensteine (693) und ein Schlußkapitel über Hautkrankheiten (733), wie Herpes, Pusteln, Verbrennungen. Der letzte Teil, 'Tractatus de morbis sensum', geht auf Probleme beim Hören, Schmecken und Sehen ein. Gelegentlich wird sowohl auf klassische Werke Bezug genommen (Galen, van Swieten oder Boerhaave), doch zumeist wird wohl die eigene Erfahrung referiert. Auffällig - bei aller Vielfalt der für die Pillen, Säfte und Einläufe zu verwendenden Naturheilmittel - ist die häufige Verschreibung von Rheinwein, aber auch Cannabis (S. 259 u. a.), Laudanum (S. 382 u. a.) oder Theriak (Opium S. 432). Beeindruckende Arbeit eines methodisch vorgehenden, knapp und klar formulierenden Mediziners des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Von wenigen Randläsuren und geringen Feuchtigkeitsspuren abgesehen wohlerhalten.

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        Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries. The Third edition.

      London, printed for T.Cadell, 1787. 1789 - Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries. The Third edition. London, printed for T.Cadell, 1787- 1789. 4 vols in 8vo. xiv + 430p; vii + [1] + 471 + [1]p; vii + [1] + 470p; vii + [1] + 471 + [1]p. With 12 folding engraved maps and plans, 6 folding tables,4 full-page engraved portraits, 2 numismatic portraits in the text, and 8 engraved plates (1 folding). Contemporary calf, rehinged; corners worn. Observations based on a tour of the northern countries (1757-1779) by the historian and cleric, William Coxe (1748-1828), while travelling as tutor to Lord George Herbert, future 11th Earl of Pembroke (1759-1827). The illustrations include : folding plans of St Petersburg, Moscow, Stockholm and Copenhagen, folding maps of Poland, European Russia, southern Sweden, the Caspian Sea, the duchies of Schleswig Holstein, the canals of Trolhaetta, Vishnei Voloshok, and Kiel , fullpage portraits of Catherine II of Russia, Stanislaus of Poland, Gustavus III of Sweden, and the rebel Pugatchev, costume plates, and genealogical and statistical tables (census of Swedish population). Edges of folding maps repaired; some minor wear and discoloration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tour to the West of England in 1788 [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1789]

      Robson and Clarke [Printed For], U.K, 1789. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. viii, 602 rough trimmed pages, size 9.25 inches tall by 5.75 inches. Beginning with an Itinerary detailing the miles travelled and towns & many villages & places of interest visited on the way. The 1070 mile tour beginning in LONDON Cannons; Hampstead; Highgate; Caenwood; Islington; Hackney; Wanstead; Greenwich; Blackheath; HYDE PARK; Kensington; Gunnersbury-house; Osterley; Heston; Harefield; Uxbridge; Stoke Pogeis; Bustrode Park; Amersham; Shardeloes; Chesham Boys; Great Missenden; Hampden; Wendover; AIlesbury; Chilton; Winslow; Buckingham; Middleton Stoney; Woodstock and Blenheim; Oxford; Nuneham; Abingdon; Einsham; Ditchley; Chapel-house; Chipping-Norton; Burton-on-the-Hill; Bengworth and Evesham; Pershore; Worcester; Powick; Malvern; Tarrington; Stoke Edith; Hereford; Foxley, Lady-List and Bradwardine; Holm-Lacy; Hampton-Court; Harewood; Wilton-Castle; Ross; Bollitree; River Wye to Monmouth; Monmouth; Ragland Castle; Tintern Abbey and the Ironworks; Persfield; Chepstow; Lydney and the Forrest of Dean; Newnham, Westbury; Gloucester; Cheltenham; Sudely Castle; Gloucester; Ruxmore and the cloathing Country; Great Tunnel and Canal at Saperton; Oakly Woods; Cirencester; Lord Bathurst's grounds; Newport; Berkeley and its Castle; Thornbury; Bristol and Hot-Wells; Keinsham; Comb-down, Quarry and Prior-Park; Old-Down, Inn; Mendip-Hills, Mines, &c.; Wells; Okey-hole; Glassenbury; Pipers-Inn; History and description of the Country; Bridgewater; Enmore Castle; North Petherton; Taunton; Wellington; Collumpton; Chudleigh; Ashburton; Ivy-bridge; Plymouth; Mount Edgecumbe; Plymouth Dock; Introduction to Cornwall; Fine Sea Views; East Loo; Lanteith; Lostwithiel; St. Austle; Tin Mines at Polgouth; Smelting-houses at St. Austle, with minute observations upon Tin and Copper Mines, the various modes of working them, and the separate and combined uses of these metals; Pilchards and other fish and fossils Lostwithiel; Raistormal Castle; Leskard; Kelllngton; Bear Alfton, Silver Mines, &c; Tavistock; Dartmore Forest, &c.; Lydford Waterfall; Oakehampton; Crockernwell; Exeter; Description and origin of Turnpike roads, &c.; Honiton; Axminster; Lyme, the landing of the Duke of Monmouth, and the Battle of Sedgemoor; Charmouth; Bridport; Winterbourn; Weymouth and Melcomb-regis; Isle of Portland; Dorchester; Milton Abbey, aud other Seats; Blandford; Winbourn Minster; Christ. Church; Lymington; New Forest, Lyndhurst, &c.; Southampton; Nettley Abbey, &c.; West Cowes, in the Isle of Wight; Short History of Newport; Caresbrook Castle; Ride; Gosport; Portsmmouth; Southwick; Purbeck; Petersfield; Alton; Eushot; Farnham; Moore Park and Waverly Abbey; Odiam; New Canal from Basingstoke to the Wey with abservations upon Canals in general; Aldershot; Godalming; Looseley; Guildford; Ash Hants; Overton; Winchester; Basingstoke; Basing Castle and Hackwood-House; Hertford-bridge; Elvetham; and back to London. Book - Rebound in Very Good quarter leather maroon boards with gilt lettering to the spine - some irregular fading to the leather binding. Contents, light marking to the patterned endpapers and small patch of marking to the top edge of the free front endpaper, light browning to the page edges otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. An Attractive Copy of this Important and Scarce Title. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 001013.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        Travels in Switzerland. In a series of Letters to William Melmoth, Esq. from William Coxe. 2 vols. Complete.

      1789 1789 - Dublin: Printed for Messrs L. White, P. Byrne, . 1789. 8vo. Orig. full old tree calf (spine extremities slightly rubbed) with contrasting morocco titling-labels to spines. With a fine folding panorama, and 4 full-page engrv. plates. A fine set in its as issued state.

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        Travels in Switzerland in a series of letters to Wiliam Melmoth, in three volumes.

      T. Cadell,, London, 1789 - 3 voll. in-8° (215x131 mm), pp. VI, (2), IV, 428; (4), 442, (2); VIII, IV, 446; legatura dell'epoca p. pelle picchiettata con dorsi adorni di segnature di volumi e di fregi in oro e titoli in oro su tasselli verdi. 6 tavv. complessive incise su rame, due delle quali ripiegate, raffiguranti, nell'ordine, l'elevazione di un ponte di legno a Wettingen, i laghi di Thun e di Brientz dalla cima del Niefs, una cartografia della catena del Monte Bianco (ripiegata in principio del secondo vol.), raffigurazioni di stambecchi delle Alpi, della testa di un avvoltoio delle montagne svizzere, della catena delle Alpi viste dai dintorni di Berna. Manca la carta geografica della Svizzera in principio del primo vol. Numerose tabelle e ampio indice in fine del terzo vol. Malgrado la mancanza della suddetta carta, splendido e freschissimo esemplare a pieni margini. Timbri antichi di estinta biblioteca alle pagine del tit. dei tre volumi e segnature ai contropiatti. Lievi sottolineature ad alcune pagine. Edizione di estrema rarità, ignota al Perret, di questa classica opera di viaggi in Svizzera molte volte ristampata e contenente importanti brani di descrizione delle Alpi, esposte sotto forma di novanta lettere inviate a William Melmoth. L'opera apparve originariamente nel 1779 col titolo "Sketches of the Natural, Civil, and Political State of Switzerland". In fine del terzo vol., "Faunula helvetica: or a catalogue of the quadrupeds, birds, amphibia, fishes, and testaceous animals of Switzerland", vasto catalogo della fauna svizzera attinto alle opere zoologiche di Pennant e Brisson. "Edizione riveduta ed aumentata, rispetto all'originale del 1779, in seguito ai nuovi viaggi del Coxe del '85 e '87. L'opera, pur essendo dedicata prevalentemente alla Svizzera, contiene diverse "lettere" aventi come argomento il Monte Bianco, in particolare la 39 fa la cronistoria dei tentativi di salita fino alla prima ascensione inclusa" (Réan, p. 35). L'opera ha inoltre "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" (Nava, C-1). Il Coxe (Londra, 1747-ivi, 1828), valente storico, fu membro di numerose accademie inglesi ed estere e, fra le numerose cariche che ricoprì, cappellano del Duca di Marlborough. Cfr. Graesse, II, 293 (la dà erroneamente come prima edizione). Perret, 1159. Brunet, II, 399. Neate, C-137. Mathews, 301. Meckly, 057. Garimoldi, n.10. ACL, 79. Haller, I, 753. Wäber, 38. Blumer, 299. Cox, I, 158. Engelmann, II, 924. Lowndes, I, 543. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Switzerland in a Series of Letters to William Melmoth, Esq.

      L. White, Dublin 1789 - "Printed for Messrs. L. White, P. Byrne, Grueber & M'Allister, T. Heery, J. Jones, J. Moore, and W. Jones." 2 volumes (vii, [5], vi, 555, [1] p.; xiv, [2], 544, [24] p.): 5 leaves of engraved plates (1 folded); 21 cm. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf with red morocco spine labels bearing gilt-tooled title "Coxe's Switzerland" and black morocco spine labels with gilt-tooled volume numbers and decoration. One former owner's name (Henry Zantzinger) appears in red on both title pages, where it has been crossed out, and on p. 1 of vol. 2. Another former owner's name (Geo. Vaux) appears on front fixed endpapers, the blank leaf following front free endpaper, and the half title of vol. 1. Inscription on blank leaf indicates that Vaux acquired the volumes in 1859. This edition is a revision, "with information from further travels, of the author's Sketches of the Natural, Civil and Political State of Swisserland." Includes index and bibliographical references. Without the maps of Switzerland and of Mont Blanc called for in the list of maps and plates (as issued?), but including the folding panorama "View of the Alps as seen from the Environs of Berne" as well as plates showing a view of the lakes of Thun and Brienz from the top of the Niess, the bearded vulture, the timber bridge of Wettingen, and two bouquetins. In Very Good- Condition: edges rubbed; lacking part of morocco volume number label on vol. 1; front joint of vol. 1 weak; small triangular section of leather lacking from front board of vol. 1 at head of spine; leather at both ends of vol. spine and at head of vol. 2 spine lacking; leather on vol. 1 spine cracked; plates have left shadows on facing pages; occasional light foxing; otherwise clean and bright.

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        TA., Friedrichplatz, "Ansicht des Friedrichplatzes in der Residentz - Stadt Cassel. - Palais des Hrn. Generall v. Juncken. Garnison-Kirche. Museum und Observatorium. Catholische Kirche. Cadetten-Haus. Statue Ldgrf. Friedrich II.".

      . Aquarell von "K fecit" ( = Joh. Werner Kobold ), vor 1789, 46 x 70.

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

      - Geografía como ciencia. Viajes. (910) Nyon. Merigot. Paris. 1789 19x13 cm. 259 + 223. Encuadernación en tapa dura con lomo estampado. Idioma francés. 36C [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de l'Art chez les Anciens, traduite de l'allemand par M. Huber. Nouvelle édition, revue et corrigée.

      Chez Barrois - Savoye,, A Paris, 1789 - 3 voll. in-8° (200x130mm), pp. (6), CLX, (4) di errata, 212, (2); (6), 379, (3); (4), 328; bella legatura coeva in p. pelle marrone con piatti bordati da triplice ordine di filetti dorati con fiorellini accantonati internamente. Dorsi a 5 nervi decorati in oro con titolo e tomaison in oro entro doppio tassello bicromo (uno rosso ed uno verde cupo), filetti, tralci vegetali e fiorellini in oro entro scomparti. Unghie decorate in oro, bei tagli marmoreggiati verde cupo. In fine del terzo vol., 27 tavv. incise su rame con riproduzioni di opere d'arte dell'antichità. Freschissimo esemplare esente da difetti di sorta. Riedizione riveduta e corretta della prima traduzione francese della "Geschichte der Kunst des Altertums" del Winckelmann (Stendal, Prussia, 1717-Roma, 1768), massimo archeologo del suo tempo ed effettivo fondatore della moderna storia dell'arte. L'opera, pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1763 a Dresda con la data del 1764, è assolutamente fondamentale per la codificazione del gusto neoclassico e per le successive elaborazioni dell'estetica idealista. Rümann, 1277. Brunet, V, 1463. Monglond, I, col 500. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New, Royal and Authentic System of Universal Geography, Antient and Modern: All the late important Discoveries made by the English, and other celebrated Navigators of various Nations, in the different Hemispheres, from the Celebrated Columbus, the first Discoverer of America, to the Death of our no less celebrated Countryman Captain Cook, & c. and the Latest Accounts of the English Colony of Botany Bay:.

      C. Cooke,, London: 1789 - Likely to be an original subscriber's copy, listed as "Wilson - Crown Court, Broad St.", likely to be "John Wilson" whose red gilt leather ownership label is mounted into the front board, with special blind tooled lines surrounding it. A second or third edition, published between 1789 & 1791, according to research by Alan Frost published in the LaTrobe Journal of the State Library of Victoria, No. 8, 1971. A very bright unsophisticated copy of this work, which has become increasingly scarce. Ferguson 59 describes a 1 volume edition & cites only the Mitchell Library copy. Many of the illustrations were derived from Cook's Voyages, and were the most generally available representations of the natives of the Pacific Northwest, Tasmania, New Zealand, Hawaii & the Pacific accessible to the public at the time. Folio. Frontispiece, title page, (verso blank), (i) Royal Licence, (ii) Address to the Reader, (1)-990 Texts, etc. +2 pp Directions to the Binder, 2 pp A List of Subscribers, Complete with 90 plates & 22 maps (the map of Europe has been hand-colored, not unpleasantly but not professionally). Bound in period reversed calf, red gilt title label on spine. Matching early reverse calf strengthening of outer hinge, a couple of splits on leather of spine and very chipped at top and bottom, o/w a very nice copy. "The geography books which appeared in the closing decades of the eighteenth century. are of considerable significance to students of the history of ideas, for the light they shed on English interest in geography and geographical exploration at the end of the eighteenth century. One of the most imposing of these usually quite imposing books is Thomas Bankes, Edward Warren Blake, and Alexander Cook's A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography. A massive folio volume this was a popular work, running to six editions in the ten years from 1787 to 1797."(Frost, Thomas Bankes’s Complete System, The La Trobe Journal, 1971) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Treatise on the Real Cause and Cure of Insanity; in which the nature and distinctions of this disease are fully explained, and the treatment established on new principles.

      C. Stalker and J. Walter, London 1789 - A Treatise on the Real Cause and Cure of Insanity; in which the nature and distinctions of this disease are fully explained, and the treatment established on new principles. London: for C. Stalker and J. Walter, 1789, vii, [1], 69 pp., title and final leaf verso somewhat spotted and dust-soiled; [bound as last work with] BERKENHOUT, John, Pharmacopoeia medici. London: R. Baldwin, 1788, [12], 117, [13] pp., half-title, stamp to title; [bound with] DWIGHT, Samuel, De hydropibus, deque medicamentis, ad eos utilibus expellendos. London: Bernard Lintot, 1725, [6], 48, [8] pp., lacks half title, stamp to title, old paper repair to C1 of later work affecting a few letters to verso, old ink marginalia, [bound with] DWIGHT, Samuel, De vomitione, ejusque excessu curando. London: Bernard Lintot, 1722, vi, [2], 73, [15] pp., half-title, some spotting and browning. 8vo. (190 x 115 mm), faint library stamp to title-pages, 19th century cloth, spine gilt. ---- Harper: Wellcome III, p.211; Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 522-24; Norman 990. First edition. "Harper believed in a psychic rather than somatic origin of mental illnes. He opposed the automatic consignment of insane people to madhouses, claiming that fits of insanity would cease on their own unless aggravated by coercion - a statement echoing the enlightened attitudes of Pinel and Chiarugi. All of Harper's works are very rare" (Norman 990). Berkenhout: 4th Edition; contains recipes for medications by the physician John Berkenhout. Dwight (De hydropibus): First Edition, Dwight (De vomitione): First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Lords Committees, appointed to examine the physicians who have attended his majesty during his illness

      London: Debrett, 1789. <p>[George III (1738-1820).] (1) Report of the Lords Committees, appointed to examine the physicians who have attended his majesty during his illness, touching the state of his majesty&#39;s health. 23, [1]pp. London: J. Debrett, 1788. With: (2) Report from the committee appointed to examine the physicians who have attended his majesty, during his illness, touching the present state of his majesty&#39;s health. 259, [1]pp. London: John Debrett, 1789. Together 2 works in 1, 8vo. 200 x 122 mm. Tree calf c. 1789, gilt spine, a little rubbed, hinges cracked. Minor foxing & browning, small ink stain on title, otherwise very good. Armorial bookplate of George Thornhill.</p><p>Reprints of parliamentary reports. Few illnesses of historic personages have been followed so closely and documented so well as the insanity of George III, king of Great Britain from 1760-1820. The king suffered five separate attacks of mental illness during his long reign, the first in 1765 and the last in 1810; this final breakdown, which ended only with the king&#39;s death, resulted in the establishment of the Regency. Of the remaining four attacks, the one that incapacitated the king between October 1788-March 1789 is the most interesting, not only because of the political turmoil it generated over the regency question, but also because of the stimulus it gave to the study of psychiatry. The question of the king&#39;s recovery was of such political importance that special committees from each house of Parliament were set up to interrogate the king&#39;s doctors about the progress and probable outcome of his illness. </p><p>These examinations, printed in the Parliamentary proceedings and republished in numerous cheap popular editions, advanced the cause of psychiatry by educating the public about mental illness and by giving an aura of respectability to the study of insanity. Guttmacher, pp. 1-15. Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 509-514. See Norman 890. </p>

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        ALMANACH ROYAL, année 1789, présenté à sa Majesté pour la première fois en 1699, par Laurent D'Houry, éditeur.

      1789 - reliure plein maroquin rouge in-octavo (full morocco in-octavo), reliure d'époque, dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands), décoré or - roulettes sur les nerfs - compartiments à fleur de lys au centre et aux angles, titre frappé or dans un encadrement de double filets et roulette or, , plats orné d'un encadrement de triple filets dorés avec un fer "Fleur de Lys" aux 4 angles, plats légèrement tachés, roulette dorée sur la tranche des plats et roulette dorée intérieure, toutes tranches dorées, gardes bleu-roi abimées (a restaurer), Sans illustrations : excepté une vignette gravée sur bois en noir en bas de la page de titre "aux armes royales" entourées de part et d'autre d'un ange, traces légères de mouillures en marge des 10 premières pages , 714 pages, 1789 Paris D'Houry Editeur, Superbe reliure.RARE Reliure avec fers "Fleur de Lys" aux 4 angles.en bon état malgré les petits défauts signalés (very good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 600 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph manuscript.

      Versailles, May 19-July 18, 1789. - Folio and 8vo. 57 pp. Highly interesting, unpublished journal kept by either a member of the Assemblée nationale or an attendant, containing a first person account of the revolutionary events from May 19, 1789, when the clergy, nobility and third estate were negotiating amongst themselves how the French political body should be constructed. It offers a detailed account of current political debate and includes transcripts of letters from the King and other diplomats. The narrative covers the adoption of the idea of a National Assembly, the King's attempt to dissolve the assembly, and the Assembly's "tennis court oath." It closes on July 18 with news from Paris of the storming of the Bastille a few days earlier. - It is difficult to pinpoint the author of this manuscript: remarks throughout indicate that he had ties to the Dauphine region; he attends the meeting of the Dauphine committee and several times mentions Nyons. However, an apparent signature on p. 34 does not seem to match that of any of the known members from that region. - First 3 leaves with ink annotations in a modern hand; water damage and mildewing throughout (especially at upper right corners, with some loss particularly to final leaves). Extremely fragile. A rare, first-hand account of the birth of the French Revolution. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SLAVE TRADE 1789 - 1791. Abridgment of the Minutes of the Evidence, Taken Before a Committee of the Whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of the Slave - Trade.

      London 1789 - First Editions. Four Parts 1,11,111, IV. Bound together in one volume 1789 - 1791. Thick 8vo. [2], 82; [2], 246; [Blank] [2] 157; [Blank] [2] 163pp. [light margin foredge stain] with Folding Table, 2p Accounts. contemporary calf, [ front board recently detached, rear almost ] red leather title. Detailed eye witness statements mostly from persons connected with the West Indies, including plantation owners, the evidence includes the testimony of slave traders, plantation managers, overseers, slave owners, physicians for slaves. Doctor from Antigua, former Governor of Jamaica, & eyewitness observers and participants.etc. 'Published for general information and not for propaganda purposes by either party to the abolition controversy.' (Ragatz ) Excellent FIRST EDITIONS 1789, 1790, 1790, 1791.

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        Denkwürdigkeiten; enthaltend: die Geschichte des diamantenen Halsbandes, den Briefwechsel zwischen der Königin von Frankreich und dem Kardinal von Rohan und eine Vorstellung an den König von Frankreich um nochmalige Untersuchung des geheimen Handels. Aus dem Engl. übersetzt.

      Vieweg),, o.O. ( Berlin, 1789 - 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. o.O. ( Berlin, Vieweg), 1789. 344 u. 44 S. Pp.d. Zt. m. RSch. (etw. beschabt u. bestoßen). Erste dt. Ausgabe. Fromm 14157; Hayn/G. IX, 197 - Die sogenannte Halsbandaffäre. Am Schluß 44 S.: "An das Publikum über die Ursachen, welche die Bekanntmachung . bis jetzt verzögert haben." (etw. beschabt u. bestoßen). Erste dt. Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Denkwürdigkeiten der Gräfin von Valois de la Motte; enthaltend: die Geschichte des diamantenen Halsbandes, den Briefwechsel zwischen der Königin von Frankreich und dem Kardinal von Rohan und eine Vorstellung an den König von Frankreich um nochmalige Untersuchung des geheimnissvollen Handels von ihr selbst geschrieben. Aus dem englischen übersetzt.

      1789 - (Berlin, F. Vieweg), 1789. 8:o. (8),344,1-44 pp. Mid 19th-century brown half cloth with sparsely gilt spine and red sprinkled edges. Spine faded. A few stains on pp. 51-52 and a minor tear in the upper margin on p. 185. From the library of Biby manor. Translated from the English by Ludwig Schubart. Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, "Comtesse de la Motte" (1756-91) was a notorious French adventuress and thief; she was married to Nicholas de la Motte whose family's claim to nobility is dubious. She herself was an impoverished descendant of the Valois royal family through an illegitimate son of King Henry II. She is known for her prominent role in the "Affair of the Diamond Necklace", one of many scandals that led to the French Revolution. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aminta. Favola boschereccia. ora per la prima volta alla sua vera lezione ridotta

      co caratteri bodoniani, Crisopoli 1789 - Legatura più tarda in piena pergamena con nervi, fili, fregi e titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Alcune ingialliture e lievi macchie sulle prime carte altrimenti ottimo esemplare in barbe. Manca una carta bianca finale e l Avviso che, come spiega Brooks, non si trova in tutti gli esemplari. Prima edizione bodoniana in tiratura di 101 esemplari. Una contraffazione che porta la stessa data fu pubblicata dal fratello di Bodoni nel 1792. Gamba, 958: magnifica edizione ; Brooks, 379; Brunet, V, 673: une des plus belles éditions de Bodoni . 4to (cm. 30,2), 7 cc.nn. (di cui la prima bianca), 14 pp., 1 c.nn., 142 pp. Medaglione con ritratto del Tasso al frontis. e testatina incisa da J.Lucatelli.

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        Aminta, Favola Boschereccia.

      Impresso co' Caratteri Bodoniani Crisopoli 1789 - 4to, [xii],14,[2],142pp., engraved portrait on title and 1 engraved headpiece, nineteenth century half calf by Corfmat, marbled covers, spine gilt, t.e.g. uncut, a good copy in nice condition. The second of two editions published in 1789, though according to Brooks it was actually published in 1792. It is almost identical to the first 1789 edition which Renouard described as "l'une des plus belles à ditions de Bodoni." Beautifully printed, partly in italic type. Brooks 379. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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