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        Cedula de S. M. para el Establecimiento de la Real Compañia Maritima de 19 de Setiembre de 1789

      de Orden Superior, Madrid 1789 - Bound to style in vellum, manuscript lettering to spine The printed version of the Spanish Royal decree establishing the Real Compañía Marítima (Royal Maritime Company) This fascinating work is beautifully printed, and includes a carefully engraved and coloured image of the flag that was granted to the Real Compañía Maritima. The text includes detailed instructions for what was to prove to be a hort-lived venture. The intention was that the Compañía Maritima should spear-head a revival of the Spanish fishing and whaling industries, which had foundered by the late 18th century. The Compañía Marítima was initially well-funded with its financial backers including the Spanish King himself, but was not a success and was dissolved early in the nineteenth century. (11 5/8 x 8 inches). [i-ii], 1-44pp. letterpress title with large wood-cut vignette of the Spanish Royal arms, text in Spanish, signed at the end with the paraph of Antonio Valdés, minister of the Spanish Navy. 1 small format (5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches) hand-coloured engraving of the Real Compañia Maritima flag. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling. Confirmed By Actual Experience, And Minute Observations, Exempt From Redundancies, And Superfluities, Which Tend More To Perplex, Than Instruct, With The Proper Methods For Breeding And Feeding Fish, And Of Making Fish-ponds, Stews, &c, With Several Arcana Never Before Made Public. To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly-fisher, The Game Laws Relative To Angling, And Prognostics Of The Weather, Independent Of The Barometer

      Printed for C. Stalker n. d. [1789], London - Frontispiece engraving. Bound in half brown leather and marbled boards with the spine and a red leather spine label stamped in gilt. Second Edition, corrected and enlarged. Offsetting to title page from the frontispiece. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A]
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        Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Six Volumes, Quarto, Abridged in Two Volumes, Octavo.

      London Printed for G. Kearsley. 1789 - FIRST ABRIDGED EDITION. 2 volumes. 8vo, pp. xi [xii blank], 569 [570 blank, 571-572 adverts]; xi [xii blank], 562 [563-564 adverts], contemporary calf, rebacked with old spines and labels preserved and laid down, new front free end-paper in each volume. A very good set, with the words "Philosopher & Infidel" in a contemporary hand bracketing Gibbon's name on the title-page. This abridgement of Gibbon's six massive quartos has been variously attributed to the Aberdonian schoolmaster and educational writer John Adams (1750 - 1814) in the BL catalogue and in the Oxford DNB; and to the Reverend Charles Hereford by other commentators. The same abridgement was published in Dublin in 1790. There are three ESTC listings for this work. T78371 locates copies in the BL, the Bodleian, Oxford University Trinity College Library, National Library of Wales; Huntington, Stanford and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A Dublin edition of 1790, T78372: BL, National Library of Ireland, Trinity College Library; and in 1790 a reissue of the sheets of the 1789 edition, "Abridged and expurgated for 'the youthful mind' (vol.1, 2nd preliminary leaf)": Cambridge, Longleat House, Essex; Harvard Houghton, Library Company of Philadelphia. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Interesting and Affecting History of Prince Lee Boo, A Native of the Pelew Islands, brought to England by Capt. Wilson. To which is prefixed, A Short Account of those Islands, with A Sketch of the Manners and customs of the Inhabitants

      London: E. Newbery. 1789. First Edition, complete as issued. Illustrated with frontis portrait. 12mo; original paper over boards, green vellum spine, worn and generally heavily used, children&#39;s ink signatures on front pastedown and flyleaf, joints tender. Collation: Front Free Endpaper; Stub Engraved portrait page; [I-III], IV-VIII; [1]-178; six pages of ads for E. Newbery; Rear Free Endpaper.[A], B, B2, B3, C, C2, C3, D, D2, D3, E, E2, E3, F, F2, F3, G, G2, G3, H, H2, H3, I, I2, I3, K, K2, K3, L, L2, L3, M, M2, M3, N, N2, N3, O, O2 O3, P, P2, P3, Q, Q2, Q3, R (in ads). Note: small tear p. 89, roughly opened p. 97. Quire R is catalogue for "Books printed for E. Newbery...for...all the Good Little Masters and Misses of Great Britain, Ireland, and America." While soiled and worn this is internally clean and in good condition for a children&#39;s book from the 18th century. This edition is not in Gumuchian which lists 11 editions, starting in 1792 and ending in 1832. Prince Lee Boo was the Pelew Islander brought back to England by Captain Wilson, after the wreck of the "Antelope" and who died in England in 1784 from smallpox. Roscoe J170 (1). Osborne I, p. 166. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/4053.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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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]

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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&#39;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-&#39;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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        PRIESTLEY (Joseph) Objections to the Experiments and Observations Relating to the Principle of Acidity, the Composition of Water, and Phlogiston, Considered; With Farther Experiments and Observations on the Same Subject,

      - pp.7-20; WITH: Experiments on the Phlogistication of Spirit of Nitre, pp.139-150; WITH: Experiments on the Transmission of the Vapour of Acids through an Hot Earthen Tube, and Further Observations Relating to Phlogiston, pp.289-299. Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 79, Parts I and II (complete), for 1789 bound in one volume, comprising, vi, 333pp small quarto, with 4 engraved plates (all extending) and some tables, a very good copy, late 19thC morocco backed library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title and foot of last leaves, London, Locker Davis and Peter Elmsly, printers to the Royal Society, 1789. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Other papers include: SMEATON (John) Description of an Improvement in the Application of the Quadrant of Altitude to a Celestial Globe, for the Resolution of Problems Dependant on Azimuth and Altitude, pp.1-6; BAILLIE (Matthew) An Account of a Particular Change of Structure in the Human Ovarium, pp.71-78: GARRISON-MORTON 6021: "Mathew Baillie's notable anatomico-pathological studies on dermoid cysts of the ovary." SAUNDERS (Robert) Some Account of the Vegetable and Mineral Productions of Boutan and Thibet. By Mr. Robert Saunders, Surgeon at Boglepoor in Bengal, pp.79-111; HERSCHEL (William) Catalogue of a Second Thousand of New Nebulae and Clusters of Stars; With a Few Introductory Remarks on the Construction of the Heavens, pp.212-255; NICHOLSON (William) Experiments and Observations on Electricity, pp.265-288.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Stern Antiquarian/STERN ACADEMIC]
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        An Essay on Shooting. Containing the various methods of forging, boring, and drilling and dressing gun barrels etc. etc.

      T. Cadell, London 1789 - Published anonymously. 8vo. xiii, 303 pages. Half calf, marbled boards. Corners rubbed and a small chip missing from top of spine. Prelims. a little foxed and a small abrasion on title page above publisher's imprint - text unaffected. A sound, tight, clean copy. Attractive. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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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]

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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).

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        An Abridgment of Portlock and Dixon&#39;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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        Kokesai kyuho (Emergency remedies for the benefit of the people).

      [n.p.], 1789-90., Kyoto: - 3 vols. Approximately 300 double pages, including nearly 150 woodblock illustrations. Original wrappers with printed labels; interior with minor browning and occasional wormholes, otherwise a fine and complete copy preserved in a folding box. Probably one of the earliest illustrated accounts of Japanese medicine, compiled by the famous court physician Tamba Gentoku, also known as Taki Angen. The work is intended to promulgate medical knowledge among the common people, describing how to remedy maladies of various kinds without the aide of a physician. The illustrations, many botanical in nature, cover every phase of emergency treatment, including revival of the drowned or intoxicated by artificial respiration and treatment by massage (see illustrations in Castiglioni in his History of Medicine). Of particular interest is an illustration of the most famous of all moxa spots ("sanri"), located on the antero-lateral aspect of the (left) leg, with detailed directions on how to "know" it. Among the many aspects of emergency medicine, the author treats the following: Vol. I. Loss of consciousness, including apoplexy, sexual intercourse, paralysis, sunstroke, cholera, epilepsy, intoxication, etc.; Vol. II Vomiting blood, blood in urine, jaundice, deafness, obstructed urethra, lockjaw, wounds, cuts, contususions, eye injury, scalds and burns, frostbite, etc.; Vol. III. Death and violent death, suffocation, starvation, hanging, drowning, freezing and lightning, foreign objects in parts of the body, accidental poising, plants, grains, alcohol and ptomaine, prenatal emergencies, fetal movement, hemorhage, eclampsia, difficult births, postnatal emergencies, septicemia and menorrhagia, infantgile emergencies, stillbirth, convultions, roseola, infamtum, etc.

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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).

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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 f&#159;r 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 &#134;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 &#138;ltern 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

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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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        Examen du gouvernement d'Angleterre, comparé aux institutions des Etats-Unis. Où l'on réfute quelques assertions contenues dans l'ouvrage de M. Adams, intitulé : Apologie des constitutions des Etats-Unis d'Amérique, & dans celui de M. Delolme, intitulé : De la Constitution d'Angleterre. Par un cultivateur de New-Jersey. Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglois, & accompagné de notes.

      Londres-Paris, Froullé 1789 - in-8, VIII-291 pp., demi-veau brun, dos lisse orné (Ateliers Laurenchet). Première traduction française, donnée par Fabre : l'originale américaine était parue en 1787. William Livingston (1723-1790) fut gouverneur du New Jersey pendant la Guerre d'Indépendance américaine, et conserva ce poste jusqu'à sa mort. Importantes notes de Dupont de Nemours sur les constitutions. Sabin, 41646 (avec une collation erronée).

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

      Johann Christian Dieterich, Göttingen - Mischauflage; 1789 - 1804; 7 Bände; insgesamt mit 45 teils gefalteten Kupferstichen chirugischer Instrumente; Erster Band: 568 S., mit 8 Kupfertafeln, 3. Aufl. 1799, Inhalt: Von den allgemeinen Entzündungskrankheiten: Von den äußerlichen ächten Entzündungen, Von dem Eytergeschwüre, Von dem kalten Brande, Von der Rose, Von den Verbrennungen, Von den Erfrierungen, Von dem Blutgeschär, Von dem Karfunkel, Von den Hieb- Schnitt und Stichwunden, Von den Mitteln zur geschwinden Vereinigung der Wunden, Von den Schußwunden, Von den Quetschungen, Von den Blutungen der Wunden, Von den Nervenzufällen der Wunden, Vom Scirrhus und Krebse, Von den Balggeschwülsten, Von dem Ueberbeine, Von der Pulsadergeschwulst, Von den Blutaderknoten, Von den Polypen, Von den Warzen, Von den Hühneraugen, Von der Wassergeschwulst, Von der Windgeschwulst Von den Fleischgeschwüren, Von den Fisteln, Von dem Beinfraße, Von den künstlichen Geschwüren; Zweiter Band: 514 S., mit 5 Kupfertafeln, 2. Aufl. 1789, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Kopfs: Von den Kopfwunden, Von dem Hirnbruche, Von der Kopfwassersucht, Von dem gespaltenen Rückgrade, Von den Wunden des Angesichts, Von der Speichelfistel, und einigen anderen Zufällen an den Backen, Von der Haasenscharte, Von dem Krebse, und einigen anderen Zufällen an den Lippen, Von den Krankheiten der Oberkinnbackenhöhlen, Von den Krankheiten der Stirnhöhlen, Von der Thränenfistel, Von den Entzündungen und den Wunden der Augenlieder, Von den zusammengewachsenen Augenlidern, Von der Umkehrung der Augenlider, Von der Trichiasis, Von der Ptosis, Von dem Hasenauge, Von den Geschwülsten der Augenlider; Dritter Band: 528 S., mit 4 gefaltete Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1795, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten der Augen: Von der Augenentzündung, Von dem Eyterauge, Von den künstlichen Augen, Von den undurchsichtigen Flecken der Hornhaut, Von dem Staphylom, Von dem graue Staare, Von dem Vorfalle der Regenbogenhaut, Von der verschloßenen Pupille, Von der widernatürlichen Erweiterung der Pupille, Von der Augenwassersucht, Von dem Vorfalle des Augapfels, Von der Ausrottung des Augapfels, Vom schwarzen Staare, Von dem Doppelsehen, Von der Halbsichtigkeit, Von der Tag- und Nachtblindheit, Von der Kurzsichtigkeit und Weitsichtigkeit, Von den Flecken und Funken vor den Augen, Von verschiedenen Gattungen des fehlerhaften Gesichts; Vierter Band: 428 S., mit 5 Kupfertafeln, 2. Aufl. 1800: Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Mundes: Von der Fröschleingeschwulst, Von den Fehlern des Zungenbändchens, Von den Krankheiten der Zunge, Von den Krankheiten der Mandeln, Von den Krankheiten des Gaumens, Von den Krankheiten des Zahnfleisches, Von den Krankheiten der Zähne, Von den Halskrankheiten: Von den Halswunden, Von den fremden Körpern in der Speiseröhre, dem Magen und dem Darmkanale, Von der Luftröhrenöffnung, Vom schiefen Halse, Von der Parotis, Vom Kropfe, Von den Brustkrankheiten: Von den Brustwunden, Von der Eröffnung der Brusthöhle, Von den Krankheiten der Brüste; Fünfter Band: 472 S., mit 7 Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1798, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Unterleibes: Von den Bauchwunden, Von dem Leberabscesse, Von der Gallenfistel, Von dem Nierenabscesse, Von dem Psoasabcesse, Von der Bauchwassersucht, Von dem künstlichen After, Von den angewachsenen Brüchen, Von der Radikalkur der Brüche, Von dem Netzbruche, Von den kleinen Brüchen, Von dem angeborenen Bruche, Von den Schenkelbrüchen, Von dem Nabelbruche, Von den Bauchbrüchen, Von dem Rückenbruche; Sechster Band: 476 S., mit 4 Kupfertafeln, 1. Aufl. 1799, Inhalt: Von den Krankheiten des Unterleibes. Fortsetzung: Von dem Mutterscheidenbruche, Von dem Mittelfleischbruche, Von dem Blasenbruche, Von dem Bruche des eyförmigen Loches, Von dem Wasserbruche, Von dem Blutbruche, Von dem Fleischbruche, Von dem Krampfaderbruche, Von der Hodenentzündung, Von dem Krebse am Hodensack, Von der Amputation des männlichen Gliedes, Von der Phimosis, Von der Paraphimmosis, Von der Urinverhaltung, Von dem Blasenstiche, Von den Urin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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&#133;

      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 &#150; supplied). First Edition. Nathaniel Portlock and William Dixon, both veterans of Captain Cook&#146;s third voyage to the Pacific in 1776-80, were engaged in 1785 by the King George&#146;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&#146;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&#146;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&#146;s Harbour and Coal Bay, McLeod&#146;s Harbour, Part of the West Side of Montague Island, Port Etches and Brooks Harbour, and Portlock&#146;s and Gopulding&#146;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&#146;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&#39;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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