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        JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES

      New York: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, [1789].. 164,clxv-clxxvii pp. Folio. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Extremities worn. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Some light dampstaining along foredge. Very good, in original condition. In a blue half morocco and cloth box, spine gilt. The original collected printing of the Journal for the very first session of the House of Representatives. The first session covers the activities of the House from March 4 to Sept. 29, 1789, a period in which many important legislative events took place. Foremost among these was the discussion of the proposed Bill of Rights. Pages 102-105 contain some fine tuning of the language of some of the seventeen amendments originally proposed by the House (a preliminary version of the Bill of Rights is printed on pages 107-108), adoption of which was later defeated by the Senate. Numerous references to individual parts of the Bill of Rights are made throughout the first volume as well. The remainder of the Journal for the first session contains much of the important legislative foundation for the machinery of government, establishing the Treasury and War departments, regulating the Customs, Judiciary, Post Office, Mint, and the like. An important and valuable volume in the history of American government, recording all manner of legislative activities from the earliest days of the federal government. This copy bears the ownership inscription of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer (1738-1810), who served as a representative for New York during the First Congress. Van Rensselaer was a graduate of the College of New Jersey (later Princeton), who settled in his hometown of Albany. He was active in local politics and was an early supporter of the American cause against Britain. He served as a paymaster during the Revolution and was an Anti-Federalist after the war, opposing the new constitution. After serving in the First Congress, he went on to direct the Bank of Albany and serve as lieutenant governor under George Clinton. EVANS 22208. NAIP w027498.

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        Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

      With Engraved Plates[WHITE, Gilbert]. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. in the County of Southampton: With Engravings, and an Appendix London: Printed by T. Bensley for B. White and Son, 1789.First edition. Quarto. v, [1, blank], 468 (i.e., 466), [12, index], [1, errata], [1, blank] pp. Folding engraved frontispiece, two engraved title vignettes, and six engraved plates (one folding). Engravings by Peter Mazell and Daniel Lerpinire after drawing by Samuel Grimm.Bound by Riviere & Son in full olive morocco. Boards ruled in gilt. Spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A very good copy.ìThat Whiteís Selborne is the only work on natural history which has retained the rank of an English classic is admitted by general acclamation, as well as by competent critics, and numerous have been the attempts to discover the secret of its ever-growing reputation. Scarcely two of them agree, and no explanation whatever offered of the charm which invests it can be accepted as in itself satisfactory. If we grant what is partially true, that it was the first book of its kind to appear in this country, and therefore had no rivals to encounter before its reputation was established, we find that alone insufficient to account for the way in which it is still welcomed by thousands of readers, to many of whomóand this especially applies to its American admirersóscarcely a plant or an animal mentioned in it is familiar, or even known but by nameî (D.N.B.).Grolier, 100 English, 62. Martin, pp. 90-94.HBS 64383.$2,750

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        Le costume francais 1789-1830.

      [France], np, nd.. 16 leaves with original gouaches. Original wrappers. Folio.. Stunning collection of 16 original guaches with accompanying descriptive text (handwritten in an elegant hand in French and mounted on cardstock to versus opposite image they are describing) all by a skilled artist (one "J. Baten" as noted on cover). The monotone (with occasional highlights of color) fashion plates are executed in a striking white on dark grey heavy stock, lending the entire production a ghostly quality not out of place in these studies of bygone French fashions. Based on design and handwriting, we date most likely to the first half of the 20th century. The style of the gouaches themselves - somewhere between Deco and Nouveau - would lend credence to this assessment. 5 plates show men, one of a man and woman, ten of women only. Exceptional.

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        Arier og Sange, Divertissements, Mellemacter, etc. af Danske og oversatte Syngestykker. Indrettede for Claveret. Andet Bind, Tredie og Fierde Stykke. (mangler 1. Bd., 1. og 2. Stykke).

      . Kbhvn. 1789. Fol. Med 1 smuk titelvignet. (4) + 96 s. Samt. helskindsbd. * Birkelund 169. Heri bl. a. noderne til Wessels Grovsmeden og Kaerlighed uden Strömper, Bredals Tronfölgen i Sidon, Ewalds Balders Död, Fiskerne (med the Royal Danish anthem) og Gorm den Gamle. Meget sjaelden!.

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        Das Vorgebirg der Guten Hofnung.

      1789 - Vienna, F.A. Schræmbl, 1789. Coloured. 520 x 355mm. Centerfold crease, very wide margins. An Austrian version of De La Rochette's important map, first published by Faden in 1782. It marks the homesteads of many of the early Dutch settlers, the native kraals and the trails between the towns, and has a decorative title cartouche showing mounted Europeans hunting elephants with lances. See TOOLEY: Africa p.40, plate 30 & NORWICH: 225 for the first issue.

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        Arthur Phillip Esq. Captain General and Commander in Chief

      London: Stockdale, 1789. Stipple engraving, 232 x 144 mm. (plate size), slight browning yet a very good impression. The classic contemporary portrait of Captain Arthur Phillip, commander of the First Fleet and first governor of the fledgling convict settlement at Port Jackson. This portrait was engraved as the frontispiece to The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay, a compilation of Phillip's dispatches and the most significant official account of the perilous early history of the settlement. This detailed portrait is based on the original oil by Francis Wheatley painted in 1786 - now a national treasure held by the Mitchell Library in Sydney.

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        Preceptos Generales Sobre Las Operaciones De Los Partos. Este Tratado Es Una Exposición Completa Del Arte Obstrectrice, En El Qual Se Explican Con La Mayor Claridad Todas Las Diferentes Especies De Partos. está Adicionado Con Advertencias y Notas .(*)

      Joseph Herrera, Madrid 1789 - (*) de lo mejor que han escrito los profesores modernos; ilustrado con observaciones prácticas muy instructivas, y adornado con láminas finas. escrito particularmente para la instrucción de los Cirujanos partidarios. 13 hojas - 1 lámina con un muy bello grabado con la figura del autor - 387 pp. y 10 láminas = y = 8 hojas - 388 pp. y 13 láminas. Perfecto ejemplar con una muy conservada encuadernación de época en piel. Lomeras con tejuelos y florones. Cortes pintados. Size: 2 Vols. En 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traite elementaire de chimie, presente dans un ordre nouveau et d'apres les decouvertes modernes. Nouvelle edition a laquelle on a joint la Nomenclature Ancienne & Moderne, pour servir a l'intelligence des Auteurs; differens Memoires de MM. Fourcroy & Morveau, & le Rapport de MM. Baume, Cadet, Darcet & Sage, sur la necessite de reformer & de perfectionner la Nomenclature Chimique. Avec figures et tableaux. (TRAITE DE CHIMIE suivi de la NOMENCLATURE, 3 VOLUMES).

      Paris, Cuchet, 1789.. 3 volumes in-8, plein veau porphyre de l'epoque, dos lisses ornes de fers speciaux, filets et palettes dores, pieces de titre et de tomaison de veau havane et bronze, xliv, 322 p., 2 tableaux depliants; viij, 326 p. et iv, 259 p., un grand 'Tableau de la nomenclature chimique' depliant et 13 planches gravees (certaines depliantes). Veritable deuxieme edition augmentee du troisieme volume de 'Nomenclature'. Imprimee par Chardon comme la premiere, cette edition comporte les fautes corrigees et, pour la premiere fois, les deux premiers volumes sous pagination separee. Selon Duveen, certains exemplaires furent distribues avec la 'Nomenclature', d'autre sans. (Duveen & Klickstein, n° 155). Accrocs aux coiffes et quelques epidermures. Quelques aureoles claires et petites galeries de ver. Cachet de bibliotheque..

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        Autograph Document Signed / Unsigned Portrait

      This English-born American bookseller and publisher was controversial during the American Revolution for his suspected Tory sympathies, especially since he published the "New York Gazetteer," even returning to England briefly early during the war; but it's believed he was actually a spy for the Americans, and smuggled messages to General Washington printed on thin paper bound into the covers of books. ADS, 2pp (separate leaves), 7 3/4" X 6" and 7 3/4" X 7½", New York, NY, 1789 September 10-11. Very good. Mild bit of age toning, slight bit of soiling. First leaf, in Rivington's hand, records a real estate transaction (verbatim, with line breaks included): "James Rivington & wife / to / Benj: Moore / deed & Release Sept: 10 & 11, 1789. / Recd. -- Lib:45. p529 -- & Lib:46. p221. -- / 16 ac. 2 roads & 32 paas.-- Between Green- / -wich Road & the River -- South of / Mary Clarke's land. --" The second leaf, in another and neater hand, notes: "Abstract of Title to two Lots of Ground, on the North-Easterly side of Twenty first Street, in the 12th Ward of the City of New York, distinguished on the plot beneath by the numbers 1 & 2." Below this is a well-drafted plat map showing land parcels between "9th Av." at left, "8th Ave." at right, "22d St" at top and "21. St." at bottom -- with the two lots in question here neatly marked "1" and "2" in the lower right area of this block. The purchaser here was Bishop BENJAMIN MOORE (1748-1816) the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and president of Columbia College -- best remembered as the father of Clement C. Moore (1779-1863), the scholar who penned the immortal poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" in 1823. Bishop Moore and his son owned a number of properties in this area, mostly in the Chelsea Historic District slightly north of the two lots he purchased from Rivington. A scarce document with interesting connections. Accompanied by a superb and itself scarce vintage steel-engraved portrait, heavy stock 7" X 10½", n.p., n.y. [mid-19th century]. Fine. A bold and handsome head-and-shoulders portrait of Rivington gazing intently at the viewer, looking rather like Washington himself, engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

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        The following Letter from Port Jackson, dated Nov., 14, 1788 , is written by a Female Pen" [in] The London Chronicle

      London: 28 May, 1789. Broadsheet, 8 pp. comprising a complete issue of the London Chronicle, original tax stamp; some toning and a little frayed, but in very good fresh condition, disbound. The first published account of life in Sydney by a woman, and a letter of some descriptive power: 'every one is so taken up with their own misfortunes, that they have no pity to bestow upon others.' First-hand accounts by women of the earliest phase of European settlement are very scarce. 'I take the first opportunity that has been given us, to acquaint you with our disconsolate situation in this solitary waste of the creation. Our passage, you may have heard by the last ships, was tolerably favourable; but the inconveniences suffered for want of shelter, bedding, &c. are not to be imagined by any stranger. However, we have now two streets, if four rows of the most miserable huts you can possibly conceive of, deserve that name: windows they have none, as from the Governor's house &c., now nearly finished, no glass could be spared; so that lattices of twigs are made by our people to supply their places. At the extremity of the lines, where, since our arrival, the dead are buried, there is a place called the Church-yard; but we hear as soon as a sufficient quantity of bricks can be made, a church is to be built, and named St. Philip, after the Governor. Notwithstanding all our presents, the savages still continue to do us all the injury they can, which makes the soldiers duty very hard, and much dissatisfaction among the officers. I know not how many of our people have been killed. 'As for the distresses of the women, they are past description, as they are deprived of tea and other things they were indulged in, in the voyage, by the seamen; and as they are all totally unprovided with clothes, those who have young children are quite wretched. Besides this, though a number of marriages have taken place, several women, who became pregnant on the voyage, and are since left by their partners, who have returned to England, are not likely even here to form any fresh connections. We are comforted with the hopes of a supply of tea from China, and flattered with getting riches when the settlement is complete, and the hemp which this place produces is brought to perfection. Our kangaroo cats (sic) are like mutton, but much leaner; and here is a kind of chickweed so much in taste like our spinach, that no difference can be discerned. Something like ground ivy is used for tea; but a scarcity of salt and sugar makes our best meals insipid. The separation of several of us to an uninhabited island was like a second transportation. In short, every one is so taken up with their own misfortunes, that they have no pity to bestow upon others. All our letters are examined by an officer; but a friend takes this for me personally. The ships sail to-night.' The letter has since been printed as the first entry in Patricia Clarke and Dale Spender's Life Lines, and they speculate that the author may have been on board Lady Penrhyn (which had half of the convict women), and also offer the reminder that a surprising number of the women of the First Fleet were literate: 'over a quarter of the women who arrived on the First Fleet and who married within the next two years were able to write their names in the marriage register.' Nonetheless, despite the many tantalising clues - the author seems to suggest that she was transported to Norfolk Island - identifying the author remains an unlikely task, even despite her high standard of education.

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        Single issue of the Universal Magazine Of Knowledge and Pleasure

      London: December, 1789. Complete issue of this magazine in remarkable original condition, stitch-sewn as issued; in the original printed blue wrappers, fraying at the edges (as expected). The popular fascination with Botany Bay in 1789. Rare issue of this important 1789 journal, with evidence of the renewed interest in Australia and the Pacific, most notably the fine portrait engraving of William Dampier, but also with notice of Governor Phillip and Omai. The issue begins with "Memoirs of the Life and Voyages of Captain William Dampier", with a fine engraving after the famous portrait of Dampier holding his book, originally painted from life by Thomas Murray. It is probable that this popular version of the portrait, confirmed in the text to have been done by Cook, is in some sense a copy of the 1787 engraving issued by Charles Sherwin (see the National Portrait Gallery in London), but published portraits of Dampier are certainly uncommon. An accompanying short biography is printed over 7 pages (but was so long it had to be concluded in the supplement volume for the year, not present here). This issue also includes a one-page "Anecdotes of Arthur Phillip" taken directly from his voyage account (which was an exactly contemporary publication, officially announced in the press on 3 December 1789), and giving a not inappropriate overview of his life. The "anecdotes" are immediately succeeded in the text by a one-page "Sequel to the Adventures of Omai", printing the account of Omai after his return to Tahiti on Cook's third voyage, also taken from Phillip's account: the book included sections from several different authors, and the Omai notice derived from the return voyage of the First Fleet ship Lady Penrhyn, which sailed for Port Jackson to China via Tahiti, having been thwarted in the original plan of visiting the northwest coast of America. Although copies of early magazines such as this one are not unknown for sale, it is most unusual to see one in such fine unsophisticated original condition. It was recently discovered in the library of "The Hermitage", a Georgian house in Northumberland, a private family home that had been all but boarded up for decades, and was described in the press as a "time capsule" when the contents came up for sale.

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        La Chasse aux Bibliographes et Antiquaires mal-avisés,

      Suivie de beaucoup de Notes critiques sur l'Histoire de l'ancienne Typographie, et sur diverses matières Bibliologiques et Bibliographiques...par un des Eleves de M. l'Abbé Rive... 1 p.l., 557 pp.; 1 p.l., lvi, [3] (errata), 112 pp. Two vols, cont. French red half-morocco & red glazed boards, flat spines richly gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. London [i.e. Aix-en-Provence]: "N. Aphobe" [=Fearless], 1789. First edition, one of 50 sets printed on Holland paper, ruled throughout in red, and bound in contemporary French red half-morocco. This is the very fine William Beckford (Hamilton Palace sale, 1883, lot 1370) -- Earl of Rosebery (his sale Sotheby's, London, 28 Oct. 1975, lot 332) -- Major Adrian L. McLaughlin (bookplate, his sale Sotheby's Monaco, 7 Oct. 1980, lot 1487) set. The Abbé Rive (1730-91), served as librarian to the Duc de la Vallière, who had formed the most important collection of books of the 18th century. After the Duc's death, Debure, van Praet, and Nyon were selected to prepare the catalogue of the library, which appeared in 1783. Rive, who had a controversial disposition, was greatly offended for having been ignored. "Six years later in 1789, the Abbé repeated and amplified his attacks in La Chasse aux bibliographes, in which he rakes together everything that the most vindictive spite can suggest, not only concerning the two bibliographers Debure and van Praet and their catalogue, but concerning his late patron, the Duc de la Vallière, and, indeed, all others whom he deemed his enemies, who had any part in the slight which he conceived had been put upon him. Undoubtedly, in spite of all its vindictive bitterness, or perhaps, partly owing to this, it is a book full of interest to all bibliophiles and bibliographers, as well as of no little use for elucidating some obscure points in literary history."-R.C. Christie, "The Catalogues of the Library of the Duc de la Vallière" in Library Chronicle, II (1885), pp. 153-59. Rive extended his attacks to Lelong, Maittaire, Maugérard, Maury, Mercier de St. Léger, Niceron, and other contemporaries. In 1786, Rive became librarian at Aix where this book was printed. ❧ Bigmore & Wyman, II, p. 261. Brunet, IV, 1321-"Satire violente contre plusieurs bibliographes plus habiles, et surtout plus estimables que l'abbé Rive." .

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        Lieut. Watts

      London: Stockdale, 8 December, 1789. Stipple engraving, 230 x 180 mm. (plate size), some spotting else fine. Uncommon engraved portrait of John Watts, veteran of Cook's third voyage, who sailed with the First Fleet on board Lady Penrhyn. Although published by Stockdale and intended to be included in Governor Phillip's account of New South Wales, it is only rarely seen in the first edition because it was issued too late to be included in most copies (Phillip's account was officially published on 3 December 1789, while this portrait is dated 8 December). Watts entered the Royal Navy in 1770 and in March 1776 was appointed to the Resolution as a midshipman, sailing with Cook on his third voyage. In 1787 he took leave of absence from the Navy to sail with the First Fleet to New South Wales in the convict transport Lady Penrhyn, and ultimately took command of the ship at Port Jackson in order to continue to China for the East India Company. Extracts from Watts' journal of the First Fleet voyage appear in The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay (London, 1789) as do three plates after his sketches. Two are coastal profiles: one shows two views of the Curtis Isles, the other has two views of the Macaulay Isles. The third plate depicts the New Holland Cassowary, Watts being the first known European to depict an emu, having sent the bird to Sir Joseph Banks (DAAO).

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        ELEMENTOS DE FISICA TEORICA Y EXPERIMENTAL

      Imprenta Real - Madrid. Imprenta Real. 1789. Holandesa (poco fatigada). 21X15. 2Vol. vol VI, 5h+215Pág. vol VII, XII+332Pág. Ilustrado con Bellos grabados (completo). Ref 7.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay , with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island... to which are added the Journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball & Capt. Marshall... [Edited by John Stockdale]

      London: John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, portrait and engraved title, seven folding engraved charts and 46 engraved plates; bound with the final leaf of advertisements, with the title-page in the second state (with Webber's name removed from the medallion), the early state of the 'Kangooroo' (later changed to 'Kanguroo'), and the later state of the 'Vulpine Opossum' plate, and page 122 misnumbered 221; some scattered foxing and binding slightly worn but overall a excellent copy in contemporary polished calf, skilfully rebacked with original spine laid down, spine gilt in compartments with original crimson label. The Governor's account. First edition: the foundation book of European settlement in Australia. Based on the governor's journals and despatches and assembled into book form by the London publisher Stockdale, this is - as the the official account of the first settlement - the single most important book to describe the journey to Botany Bay and the foundations of modern Australia. It describes the events from March 1787, just before the First Fleet sailed from the Isle of Wight, up to September 1788. There is a chapter dealing with the fauna of New South Wales, appendices detailing the routes of various ships to Botany Bay, from Botany Bay to Norfolk Island and from Port Jackson to various other ports, and finally a list of convicts sent to New South Wales. The book also contains some excellent maps by John Hunter and William Dawes, including the first of the Sydney Cove settlement, which shows in detail the buildings and "progress" which had been made by July 1788. Davidson summarises the importance of this volume: 'Being the authentic record of first settlement the work's importance cannot be over-emphasised, and no collection [of Australiana] can be complete without a copy', and Wantrup notes that 'as a detailed and officially sanctioned account of the new colony, the first edition of Stockdale's Phillip is a key work and essential to any serious collection of Australian books'.

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        Book entitled "Banquet to Commemorate the Framing and Signing of the Constitution" with an oath signed in 1789 tipped in

      New York, October 24, 1789 Book, "Banquet to Commemorate the Framing and Signing of the Constitution", published in 1888, with many diagrams and litho images of George Washington and other notables of the time. Tipped into the front endpaper is a document stating "I do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States". The first signature is that of Roger Kinne, a representative from Otsego County in the New York State Assembly from 1808-1809. Otsego County was one of three counties that split from Montgomery County in 1791. Other notables from that time and place have signed underneath, with various dates. A small booklet printing of the Constitution is tipped into the back cover, measuring 4.5" x 6". Fragile, cover loose, 7.25" x 11", 86 pps.

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        Beschryving van het eiland Curaçao, en de daar onder hoorende eilanden, . . .Amsterdam, Johannes van Selm, 1779. 8vo. With 2 folding engraved plates, one providing a map of Curaçao and plan of Fort Amsterdam and its surroundings, and the other showing the spectacular explosion of the warship Alphen on 15 September 1778. Green cloth (ca. 1930?) by George Fredrik Lodewijk OPHOF in Rotterdam (with his ticket on the paste-down), with author and title in gold on front board.

      JCB 2569; Muller, America 506; Sabin 31486 (see also 17983); STCN (9 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 469 (misdated 1789); not in Church; Streeter. First and probably the only early edition of a description of the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire and Aruba, with a folding map of Curaçao and plan of Fort Amsterdam, and a folding plate showing the explosion of the Dutch warship Alphen on 15 September 1778. With binder's ticket of G.F.L. Ophof, probably the younger since the elder died in 1925, and the owner's label and owl bookplate of the jurist and bibliophile F.C. Koch (1873-1957), all on the front paste-down. The map with some folds, slightly soiled, otherwise in good condition.

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        An early printing of George Washington's inaugural address in the Connecticut Journal with a description of the inaugural festivities in New York

      An account of George Washington's inauguration and his first inaugural speech as reported in the May 6,1789 issue of The Connecticut Journal (New Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, opposite the Post-Office) 4 pages, 10" x 16". Some marginal tears and chips, separated at left spine, light scattered foxing and folds.A superb account of the festivities surrounding the inauguration of George Washington on April 30,1789 including one of the earliest printings of his first inaugural address. The article, beginning on page three reads, in small part: "NEW - YORK May 1. Yesterday at two o'clock was solemnly inaugurated into office, our ILLUSTRIOUS PRESIDENT. The ceremony was begun by ... procession from the Federal State House to the President's House ... On their arrival, the President joined the procession in his carriage and four, and the whole moved through the principal streets to the State-House ... When the van had reached the State-House, the troops opening their ranks formed an avenue,

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        The History of England. From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. A New Edition. Volumes I to XII in 12 vols. (complete).,

      Basil, Printed by J. J. Tourneisen, 1789 - With a short introductory autobiography of the author (pages III-XVI). Contemporary full calf binding, gilt stamped, XXVIII, 415; 3 ll., 520; 2 ll., 476; 3 ll., 459; 3 ll., 416; 2 ll., 426; 2 ll., 480; 2 ll., 385; 2 ll., 418; 2 ll., 412; 3 ll., 418; 2 ll., 225 (64) pages. 12 uniform volumes in good condition. Volume one a small piece missing at the head of the spine. Front joint of vol. 1 broken at approx. 3 cm length. Bindings a bit rubbed. Inside very good, hardly stained. End papers glue shadowed in the corners. Provenance: All volumes with Exlibris of Lang-Puchhof. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5550

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        Ingenue ou les Nouvelles Revies. Par l'Auteur de l'Anti-Justine.

      1789-1932, ohne weitere Angaben.. 8°. 77 S. mit 11 handkolorierten Illustrationen im Text, 11 sehr erotischen Schlußvignetten in grau-blau und 4 farb. Orig.-Aquarellzeichnungen. Lose Lagen in der Orig.-Broschur mit Fronttitel.. Eins von 200 numerierten Exemplaren. Gedruckt auf breitrandigem Bütten. Die Illustrationen sind eindeutig erotisch und in farbenprächtigem Kolorit gehalten. 4 dieser Motive finden sich als farbige Orig.-Aquarelle wieder. Die raffinierte Erotik geht bei diesem reizenden Werk bis ins Detail: die Schlußvignetten variieren das Thema einer schönen Nackten, die sich mit einem mannsgrossen Phallus vergnügt. Der nicht genannte Künstler ist Leo Fontan. Inhaltlich ist es eine Adaption von Mac Orlan. Die Broschur etwas berieben, Kapitale und Rücken mit kleinen Läsuren. Innen vereinzelt blasse kleine Braunflecken. Dutel 1746. ---------------- Broche. Edition publiee en 1932. Elle est ornee dans le texte de 11 illustrations en couleurs de Leo Fontan, et de 11 culs-de-lamps en gris bleu. 4 aquarells orig. en plus placees face aux illustrations. Qqs. rares rousseurs.

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        The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay , with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island... to which are added the Journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball & Capt. Marshall

      London: John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, portrait and engraved title, seven folding engraved charts and 46 engraved plates; with the title-page in the second state (with Webber's name removed from the medallion), the early state of the 'Kangooroo' (later changed to 'Kanguroo'), and the later state of the 'Vulpine Opossum' plate, and page 122 misnumbered 221; moderate browning of the preliminaries, occasional modest offsetting but an attractive copy in a handsome binding by Aquarius of half polished calf gilt. The first official account of the First Fleet. The first edition of Governor Arthur Phillip's account of the convict settlement at Port Jackson, later named Sydney Cove in honour of his patron. Sydney's involvement in the establishment of the penal colony was a hands-on affair. His speech to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury reveals the depth and complexity of the plan which was undertaken at enormous expense to the government. Sydney's speech had concluded with a summary of the staff costs, including the considerable salary of 500 per annum awarded to the 'Naval Commander to be appointed Governor', soon nominated as Arthur Phillip. Phillip's prior experience with convict transports left him wary of the provisioning of the First Fleet in the weeks immediately prior to departure. In a letter dated March 12, 1787, Phillip had appealed to Lord Sydney for immediate assistance, lamenting the lack of flour and other essential supplies: 'This must be fatal to many, and the more so as no anti-scorbutics are allowed aboard the transports for either marine or convict… the garrison are sent to the extremity of the globe as they would be sent to America - a six weeks' passage.' The letter closes with the dire prediction that half the garrison and convicts would be lost before they reached New South Wales. During the voyage, in June of 1787, Phillip reports to Sydney by dispatch from Tenerife that the situation is not so dire as predicted 'By the inclosed list your Lordship will see that the convicts are not so sickly as when we sailed…' However, by this stage vital supplies were found to be missing, and Phillip asks Sydney to ensure that musket balls and cartridges, as well as clothing for the female convicts, be sent by the first supply ship to the infant colony (Historical Records of New South Wales, pp. 56, 106). Based on the governor's journals and despatches and assembled into book form by the London publisher Stockdale The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay is the single most important book to describe the journey to Botany Bay and the foundations of modern Australia.

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        La Henriade, poeme, suivi qe quelques autres Poemes

      Société Littéraire-Typographique 1789 Grand in - 4 (322 x 250 mm), maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, dentelle entourant les plats, sur les coupes et intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Premier tirage du portrait de Henri IV gravé par Tardieu d'après F. Pourbus et des 10 figures de Moreau le Jeune gravées par de Launay, Danbrun, Guttenberg, etc. Préface par Marmontel. La Henriade est suivie de nombreux essais et poèmes, parmi lesquels : Dissertation sur la mort d'Henri IV, Procès criminel de Ravaillac, Essai sur la poésie épique, Le Temple du gout. Ex - libris P. Dupont, et Jean Furstenberg. (Cohen, 1028). (défauts d'usage, frottements sur les coupes et les plats, défauts aux coiffes, papier gondolé, rousseurs claires). / / Tall quarto (322 x 250 mm), red morocco, spine tooled raised on bands, dentelle border on covers, turns - in and inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First printing of the portrait of Henri IV engraved by Tardieu after F. Pourbus and the 10 plates by Moreau le Jeune, engraved by de Launay, Danbrun, Guttenberg, etc. Preface by Marmontel. After "La Henriade" there are numerous essais and poems : Dissertation sur la mort d'Henri IV, Procès criminel de Ravaillac, Essai sur la poésie épique, Le Temple du gout, etc. Book - plate P. Dupont, and Jean Furstenberg. (Cohen, 1028). (defects of use, rubbings on turns - in and covers, defects on top and bottom of spine, curly paper, light brownings).

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        Great Brown King Fisher

      London: John Stockdale, 1789. Original engraving, 260 x 190 mm., slight marginal tear at bottom left corner, but otherwise very good. Fine depiction of the kookaburra. Fine impression of the so-called "Great Brown Kings Fisher" or Laughing Kookaburra. This print is taken from Governor Phillip's Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay published by Stockdale in late 1789. Interestingly, and probably because early field notes from collectors in New South Wales were few and far between, the distinctive laugh of the kookaburra is not discussed in the text, which simply comments: 'This species inhabits various places in the South Seas, being pretty common at New Guinea; but the specimen from which our figure was taken, was sent from Port Jackson in South Wales (sic), where, likewise, it is not unfrequently met with. We believe it has not yet been figured in any British work.' The reference to New Guinea is an error, related to the earliest publication of any depiction of the kookaburra in Sonnerat's account of a voyage to New Guinea (see catalogue no. XX). Sonnerat was given that bird by Sir Joseph Banks at the Cape of Good Hope as he returned on the Endeavour. This is how the bird acquired its incorrect but lasting scientific name Dacelo novaguineae.

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        The History of England. From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. A New Edition. Volumes I to XII in 12 vols. (complete).

      Basil, Printed by J. J. Tourneisen, 1789.. 8°, Ledereinband. With a short introductory autobiography of the author (pages III-XVI). Contemporary full calf binding, gilt stamped, XXVIII, 415; 3 ll., 520; 2 ll., 476; 3 ll., 459; 3 ll., 416; 2 ll., 426; 2 ll., 480; 2 ll., 385; 2 ll., 418; 2 ll., 412; 3 ll., 418; 2 ll., 225 (64) pages. 12 uniform volumes in good condition. Volume one a small piece missing at the head of the spine. Front joint of vol. 1 broken at approx. 3 cm length. Bindings a bit rubbed. Inside very good, hardly stained. End papers glue shadowed in the corners. Provenance: All volumes with Exlibris of Lang-Puchhof.

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        Rapport sur la caisse d'escompte, fait à l'Assemblée Nationale, le 4 décembre (1789), par ses commissaires, et imprimé par son ordre.

      (Paris) 1789 - (caption title), (Paris 1789), 8vo, 56 pp., with three tables on one folding leaf, modern marbled boards, spine with red gilt lettering-piece, clean and crisp, a good copy.First edition. Interesting report covering the history of the caisse d'escompte since its foundation: its activities, its statutes, and how it made use of its credit and its funds.INED 4742, Kress B 1553 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Benjamin Franklin tells English bookseller John Walter ?I am surprised and sorry, very much so, to understand that my subscription was prejudicial to you? after Walter told him that after King George III found Franklin?s name in the list of Walter?s bookselling subscribers, His ?Majesty shrunk? and refused to be on the list, and, ?in the Course of human Events you, though innocently, have been the Cause of this Undertaking being on the Decline??<br>

      Letter press copy of an Autograph Letter Signed ?B Franklin," 1p, 7.75? x 9.25?. Philadelphia, November 4, 1789. To Mr. [John] Walter. On lightweight tissue paper mounted on an album leaf with faint show-through mostly at perimeter. Professionally restored. Portions of the watermark "J Watt & Co Patent Copying" are visible, including ?WATT,? indicating that this copy was made using James Watt?s press-copy machine patented in 1780. After exhaustive research, it seems that the text of this letter is unpublished and the whereabouts of the actual letter sent to Walter is unknown. In 1782, John Walter (1738-1812) bought Henry Johnson?s patent for a new method of printing from logotypes ?" fonts of words or portions of words instead of letters ?" and made some improvements to it. In 1784, he acquired an old printing office in Blackfriars, which later formed the center of London?s Printing-house Square and established there his Logographic Office. At first, he only undertook th

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        La Henriade, poeme, suivi qe quelques autres poemes

      Société Littéraire-Typographique, (Kehl) 1789 - Grand in-4 (322 x 250 mm), maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, dentelle entourant les plats, sur les coupes et intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Premier tirage du portrait de Henri IV gravé par Tardieu d'après F. Pourbus et des 10 figures de Moreau le Jeune gravées par de Launay, Danbrun, Guttenberg, etc. Préface par Marmontel. La Henriade est suivie de nombreux essais et poèmes, parmi lesquels : Dissertation sur la mort d'Henri IV, Procès criminel de Ravaillac, Essai sur la poésie épique, Le Temple du gout. Ex-libris P. Dupont, et Jean Furstenberg. (Cohen, 1028). (défauts d'usage, frottements sur les coupes et les plats, défauts aux coiffes, papier gondolé, rousseurs claires). // Tall quarto (322 x 250 mm), red morocco, spine tooled raised on bands, dentelle border on covers, turns-in and inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First printing of the portrait of Henri IV engraved by Tardieu after F. Pourbus and the 10 plates by Moreau le Jeune, engraved by de Launay, Danbrun, Guttenberg, etc. Preface by Marmontel. After "La Henriade" there are numerous essais and poems : Dissertation sur la mort d'Henri IV, Procès criminel de Ravaillac, Essai sur la poésie épique, Le Temple du gout, etc. Book-plate P. Dupont, and Jean Furstenberg. (Cohen, 1028). (defects of use, rubbings on turns-in and covers, defects on top and bottom of spine, curly paper, light brownings).

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        COLECCION DE PRAGMATICAS Y REALES CEDULAS DE SU MAJESTAD Y AUTOS ACORDADOS 1766

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Gerona. 1789. Sobre Instruccion, y Eleccion de Diputados, y Personero del comun, con un Tratado de las facultades de los mismos. Obra util para los Jueces Eclesiasticos, y Seculares, Abogados, Escribanos, Ayntamientos de las Ciudades, Villas y Lugares, y para todo estado de personas. 21,5x16. 5h+44p+7p+(121)+8p+24p+8p+16p+164p+8p+ Continuacion de 164 a 169 pag. Pergamino. lomera rotulada. Muy buen estado de la Obra. Ref 5.2 Biblioteca A.

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        Disertacion historica sobre la aparición de SAN ISIDRO LABRADOR, patron de Madrid, a los Reyes de Castilla, Aragon y Navarra, y a todo el exercito Christiano, antes de la famosa batalla de las Navas de Tolosa.

      Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1789 - -12 x 19 cm.- , 283 págs. Enc. en plena piel, pasta española de época, con dorados en el lomo. (MAGNÍFICO EJEMPLAR.) [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,.Were There Shipwrecked, In The Antelope, A Packet Belonging To The Honourable East India Company.

      London: Printed For Captain Wilson.G. Nicol, 1789. - Third edition. 4to., rebound in tan half calf, marble boards, leather spine labels, xxvii, (i), 378pp. With an engraved frontis portrait of Wilson, a large folding chart of the islands, 15 engraved plates (including 1 folding view of the island.) Some offsetting from the plates, a touch of foxing in the folds of the folding view, a few plates have some light foxing in the margins but o/w a fine copy. " In August, 1783, the Antelope, commanded by Henry Wilson of the East India Company's Marines, ran on a rock near one of the Pelew Islands, and became a wreck. This group of islands had been sighted by the Spaniards but never explored. Captain Wilson and his crew were well treated by the natives, and in time they managed to build a small vessel from the wreck, in which they were able to reach Macao, taking with them one of the king's sons. Wilson took him to England where he later died of small pox." (Cox II p.303, see Hill I for first edition of 1788.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Pelew Islands , Situated in the Western part of the Pacific Ocean

      London: printed for Captain Wilson, 1789. Octavo, with portraits of Captain Wilson and Prince Lee Boo and a folding map; a very good uncut copy in early twentieth-century olive half calf, spine gilt, joints a little rubbed. First octavo edition. Keate&#39;s book on the discovery of the Palau islands was one of the most popular eighteenth-century books on the Pacific. In 1783, the Antelope was wrecked on an uncharted reef near Palau; 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, son of King Abba Thule (Ibedul). Over the coming weeks Captain Wilson of the Antelope became embroiled in conflicts between Ibedul and chieftans of other islands to in the northern archipelago. Le Boo travelled with them to England, but died soon after of smallpox. This account did much to reinforce the idea of the noble savage, but was also the main source for early knowledge of the Palau islands in Micronesia. It incorporates a life of Lee Boo in 29 pages complete with a poignant description of his death and the monument erected in his honour by the East India Company. The book concludes with a short grammar of the Pelew Islands. Of special interest is the large folding map measuring 560 x 355 mm., detailing the area now known as Micronesia. The map extends from the eastern coast of China, the Philippines, then the Palau archipelago, Guam and the Caroline islands. An engraved notation at the lower margin states that the map was published in London on the first of May 1788, at the request of Captain Wilson.

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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: George Goulding, 1789. Quarto, folding frontispiece map, and 21 plates and maps (a number folding); occasional little light off-setting; a very good copy in original full calf with contrasting title label. The Northwest coast. First edition of Dixon&#39;s narrative, a companion to Portlock&#39;s account of the same voyage. The voyage was initiated by the King George&#39;s Sound Company, with the intention of establishing the fur trade in North America, although the Company&#39;s two ships - the Queen Charlotte under Dixon, and the King George commanded by Portlock - also called in at the Isle of Guernsey, Cape Verde Islands, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn, Sandwich Islands (three times), Macao, Canton, and St. Helena. &#39;Dixon&#39;s voyage is important as a supplement to Captain Cook and for its contributions to the natural history of the Pacific Northwest… The work previously done by Cook along the northwest coast of America was mapped more definitely by Dixon, who discovered the Queen Charlotte Islands, Port Mulgrave, Norfolk Bay, and Dixon Entrance and Archipelago while continuing down the coast and trading with the Indians&#39; (Hill). Though often catalogued as the work of William Beresford, whose letters to a friend signed "W.B." form the basis of the work, Dixon contributed the highly important maps, made substantial additions to the text, and edited the entire work.

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        Moses Mendelssohns kleine philosophische Schriften. Mit einer Skizze seines Lebens und Charakters von D. Jenisch, Prediger an der Marienkirche.

      Berlin, Friedrich Vieweg dem älteren, 1789.. Klein-8°. 16,5 cm. [3] Blatt, 250 Seiten. Einfacher Pappband der Zeit, gebunden.. Erste Ausgabe. WG² 36. Einband mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, berieben, bestoßen. Stempel auf Vorsatz. Innen gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Assemble National

      nbsp;201-300,301-399, 408-454,455-526 (1790);601-700, 701-800, 801-862(1791); 377-428, 429-487, 488-547 (1793/4); 731-758, 819-877, 878-936, 937-996, 997-1056, 1057-1092; 1-56, 118-174, 175-233,234-295, 296-331; 1-63, 64-138, 453-515, 516-584; 64-130; 1-32, 33-66. 1789 - %0D%0AA 29volume originalpartialset,ranging from 1789-1798,of the French Periodical Journal des dbats. %0D%0AThe Journal des dbats (French: Journal of Debates) was a French newspaper, published between 1789 and 1944 that changed title several times. Created shortly after the first meeting of the Estates-General of 1789, it was, after the outbreak of the French Revolution, the exact record of the debates of the National Assembly, under the title Journal des Dbats et des Dcrets (Journal of Debates and Decrees). %0D%0APublished weekly rather than daily, it was headed for nearly forty years by Bertin l'An and was owned for a long time by the Bertin family. During the First Empire, it was opposed to Napoleon, and had a new title imposed on it, the Journal de l'Empire. %0D%0ADuring the first Bourbon Restoration (181314), the Journal took the title Journal des Dbats Politiques et Littraires, and, under the second Restoration, it took a conservative rather than reactionary position. Under Charles X and his entourage, the Journal changed to a position supporting the liberal opposition represented by the Doctrinaires (Guizot, Royer-Collard, etc. ) (18271829). %0D%0AThe Journal des Dbats was the most read newspaper of the Restoration and the July Monarchy, before being surpassed by Emile de Girardin's La Presse and later by Le Petit Journal. The many contributions established the Journal's reputation as a major influence on French culture, and especially French literature for the first half of the 19th century. %0D%0ADuring the German occupation, the Journal continued to be published, which caused it to be suppressed after the Liberation of Paris in 1944. %0D%0ACollated and Complete. %0D%0ARare in the original wraps. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0ABound in contemporarypaper boards, others detached and bound in ribbon. Externally rather worn, with the paper to the spines coming away to some volumes, as well as handling and tidemarks. Ink inscriptions of date to some front boards. The hinges are starting to some volumes but the set is generally firmly bound. Pages vary incondition - whilst generally clean, they have endured browning owing to their age, and there are scattered tidemarks and spotting throughout. Some pages uncut. Contemporary ink stamps to some pages. Overall: GOOD ONLY. %0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anweisung zur guten Pferdezucht und Wartung

      Halle, Johann Jacob Gebauer, 1789. auch wie man ein guter Pferdekenner werden könne nebst einer Beylage von den Betrügereiyen der Roßhändler, mit zwey Kufpern. Einband berieben und bestossen, am Buchrücken angerissen. Stempel auf dem Vorblatt. Seiten und Stiche durchgehend mit Stockflecken. Ein Stich löchrig

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        A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France.

      Made in the autumn of 1789,2 vols. 2 engr. titles with 2 diff.aquatint vign. & 45 charming plates. 42 aquatints, 1 line-engr. & 2 line- & stipple- engr. Fine gilt redmor. London.for T.& I Egerton,1790. 213-209pp.

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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

      London: John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, with a frontispiece portrait and 19 maps, plans and plates including five coloured natural-history plates; offsetting from most plates and general toning throughout; a large copy in contemporary marbled calf, gilt-panelled spine darkened and worn, joints repaired. Portlock on the Northwest coast and to Hawaii. First edition: an example of the rarer de luxe issue, on larger and thicker paper and with the five natural history plates especially coloured.

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        Entomologie ou histoire naturelle des insectes

      Paris: Baudoin, Lanneua & Desray, 1789-1790-1795-1795-1807-, 1808. Eight volumes, large quarto, hand-coloured frontispiece by Audebert and 362 finely hand-coloured plates, the plates neatly annotated in early manuscript with the genera of the insects; a handsome set in early nineteenth century tan quarter calf, banded spine gilt with double red morocco labels, a few bumps and the marbled boards a little scuffed, wear to hinges. Australian insects collected by Banks and Labillardiere. The first major comparative study to illustrate Australian insects. Published over twenty years, this is a splendid set of this important work of entomology. The hand-coloured plates are bound separately in two volumes, as issued, and an early owner of this set has made extensive manuscript note to the plates, naming every specimen. Although the entomological works of John Lewin and Edward Donovan (both published 1805) have rightly been accorded iconic status in Australian natural history, this work by Olivier has not been given any real attention despite the fact that the first four volumes date from the last decade of the eighteenth century. Scores of Australian insects are illustrated here for the first time - by our count at least 98 are firmly attributed to Australia or Van Diemens Land - most of them by comparison with the originals in the collection of Sir Joseph Banks. A selection of New Zealand bugs and others from Pacific islands also derives from the Banks collection. Olivier built on the work of the scholars of his day, and was particularly reliant on the work of his contemporary Johann C. Fabricius, who printed the earliest textual description of any insects collected on the Endeavour voyage in 1775. Olivier&#39;s brief but gracious avertissement in the first volume here suggests that the primary resources for this work were the collections of Linnaeus, the descriptions of Fabricius, and the entomological riches of London. First among equals in London, Olivier notes, is of course Banks, who personally made valuable collections during his voyages around the world with Captain Cook ("La riche collection d&#39;insectes que ce célèbre naturaliste à rapportés de ses voyages autour du globe, avec le Capitaine Cook&hellip;"). Not only did Banks himself collect on the voyage, but his interest in insects made Soho Square the paramount collection in London over the succeeding decades, as his friends and colleagues vied for the chance to supply non-descript insects; this is neatly shown by the fact that of the bugs from all parts of the globe, literally hundreds are described from specimens in the Banks collection. Olivier is known to have visited London in 1789, and to have visited Banks, but also got in touch with other English collectors including the President of the Linnean Society James Edward Smith, the nurseryman from Hammersmith James Lee, John Latham and Thomas Martyn. Equally significantly, by the publication of the fifth volume (1807) many of the new insects being added, including several more Australian specimens, are from the Labillardière collection, and must have been gathered by the famous French natural historian on the d&#39;Entrecasteaux voyage. This work was the magnum opus of the French physician and keen entomologist Guillaume Olivier (1756-1814). Olivier personally collected widely in Europe and Asia Minor, famously embarking on a six-year expedition to Persia, returning to France in 1798. In 1800 he was appointed a Professor of Zoology at the Veterinary School at Alfort. He was a close friend of Fabricius as well as a patron and protector of another entomologist, Pierre André Latreille, at the close of the Napoleonic era. Olivier&#39;s own collection is now chiefly at the Muséum national d&#39;histoire naturelle in Paris.

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        Medicina Salernitana idest conversanda bonae valetudinis praecepta, com Arnoldi Villanovani in singula capita exegesi, accedunt Matthaei Politi in Salernitana Schola P.P. novissima commentaria. Tomi I - III.

      Rx officina Ferdinandi Campi 1789 Tomi tre in - 16° cm. 19, pp. 320 - 284 - 283, frontespizi riquadrati da cornici in nero. Legature in tutta pergamena coeva con tassello ai dorsi. Qualche brunitura e fioritura su alcune pagine. Margini legg. Rifilati. Nel complesso in buono stato.

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        OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONS MADE IN THE COURSE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE, ITALY, AND GERMANY

      London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1789.. Two volumes. vii,[1],437,[1];[2],389,[1]pp. Large octavo. Handsomely bound in unsigned three-quarter mottled calf and marbled boards, spines gilt extra, gilt labels, a.e.g. Bound without the terminal adverts in volume two, endsheets foxed, but minimal foxing early and late in the text; a handsome set. First edition of this retrospective account by Piozzi of her honeymoon tour taken, in 1784-5, in company with her new husband, Gabriel Mario Piozzi. ESTC T71718. ROTHSCHILD 1551. NCBEL II:1596.

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        OEUVRES. Avec des avertissements et des remarques sur chaque pièce. Par M. G.*** [Garnier]

      1789 - Livre d'occasion 6 vol. grand in-8 (23 x 14 cm), reliure de l'époque, demi-maroquin marron, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin blond, dos orné d"un décor de caissons fleuronnés avec écoinçons aux angles, papis flammé vieux rose sur les plats, gardes en papier flammé bleu marine, portrait de Regnard en frontispice d'après Rigaud, 11 figures gravées en taille-douce H-T, 7 de Moreau le Jeune, 4 de Marillier., gravées par Delignon, Duponchel, Giraud, Halbou, Lanlgois. Les exemplaires complets sont assez rares, en raison du fait que les deux derniers tomes publiés en 1790 ont fait l'objet d'un tirage plus réduit. Cet exemplaire en outre est enrichi de 6 gravures additionnelles: 1 portrait de Regnard, placé en regard du frontispice et d'une suite de 5 figures de Borel provenant de l'édition Ramadan de Paris. Réf. bibliographiques : Cohen 864-865. Condition : Plusieurs coins émoussés, qqs. brunissures +/- prononcées, sur certains ff. essentiellement dans les tomes II et III (ou dans les marges). Exemplaire bien relié, à pleines marges, très bon ex. 4465g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London J.Johnson [printer] 1789. G-: in Good minus condition without dust jacket as issued. Respined in leather with gilt title panel and original marbled boards. Ex library copy. Usual marks and stamps. Title page has small section missing at top edge and some creasing and edgewear to bottom corner. Some browning and marking within. Chipping to a few margins, sometimes impinging on plate edges First Edition Quarter-leather cover on marbled boards 270mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 157pp. Illustrated with 7 copperplate engravings by Bewick and Beilby.

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        Voyage from New South Wales to Canton , in the year 1788, with Views of the Islands discovered

      London: J. Debrett, 1789. Quarto, with an engraved vignette on the title and four large folding plates; a very good copy, finely bound in full speckled tan calf. Convicts to Australia & Tea from China. First edition of this rare (indeed sometimes forgotten) First Fleet book, which also describes the first trading voyage out of Port Jackson in 1788. Captain Thomas Gilbert was part of the establishment of the first European settlement at Port Jackson as commander of the Charlotte, the 335-ton First Fleet transport that carried over 100 convicts to Australia. Charlotte left Port Jackson on 6 May 1788 bound for China to take on a cargo of tea under charter to the East India Company. Travelling with Captain Gilbert was Captain John Marshall on the Scarborough, another First Fleet ship that had delivered 208 convicts to the newly established colony. Gilbert records in small detail the voyage to and his subsequent stay in Port Jackson. &#39;I had on board my ship upwards of one hundred and thirty convicts, male and female: many of the former were fellows of a most abandoned and desperate character&hellip;; I took leave of Governor Phillip&hellip; and here let me embrace the opportunity&hellip; of acknowledging&hellip; the civilities I received from those gentlemen; among whom I would particularly notice that valuable officer Captain Hunter.&#39; Gilbert also makes much mention of the constant fight to hold scurvy at bay &#39;we hauled&hellip; for fish as often as possible, but we found, that though this kind of food might palliate in some degree, the violence of the scurvy, it did not prove an effectual remedy.&#39; Gilbert goes on to describe their voyage to Canton, the first trading voyage to be undertaken out of Port Jackson. En route he discovered the Gilbert and Marshall islands, naming them for himself and his fellow captain. The Voyage from New South Wales to Canton was designed to be a companion volume to surgeon John White&#39;s Account of the Voyage to Botany Bay and the Establishment of the Colony at Port Jackson. The two works are very occasionally found bound together, and in fact the publisher&#39;s advertisement for White&#39;s journal at the end of this volume notes that &#39;the above being uniformly printed to bind with Captain Gilbert&#39;s Voyage, may be bound together or separate&#39;.

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        INDICE DE LAS LEYES, Y GLOSAS DE LAS SIETE PARTIDAS

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1789. 4 vol.: (I) 4 hojas, XXII-646 pag. (II) 2 h., XXIIII-911 pag. y 2 laminas grabadas por Palomino (III) 2 h., XIV-534 pag. (IV) 2 h., 488 pag. Texto a dos columnas. Cada volumen ilustr. con una cabecera dibujada y grabada por Josef Ximeno. Enc. en pasta espanola, tejuelos, cortes pintados. En 1555 Gregorio Lopez reviso y corrigio escrupulosamente los manuscritos y textos anteriores, pues el descuido de algunos copistas e impresores habia ocasionado variantes de cierta importancia en el texo, que falseaban de alguna manera el espiritu legislador. Por eso la revision de G. Lopez fue considerada rapidamente el texto unico autentico y legal en la practica del foro y fue objeto de numerosas reediciones.39,5X27.Ref 1.7 Biblioteca AD.

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        A TOUR THROUGH SWEDEN, SWEDISH - LAPLAND, FINLAND AND DENMARK, IN A SERIES OF LETTERS

      Stockton, Printed by R. Christopher, for the Author, and sold by W. Goldsmith, Paternoster Row; and T. Lewis, Russell Street, Covent Garden, London,1789.FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, 1789, ENGRAVED COPPER PLATES BY THOMAS AND JOHN BEWICK. TIPPED ON TO THE FIRST FREE ENDPAPER IS A PRINTED AND TYPED NOTE STATING "THE BEWICK COLLECTION OF S. ROSCOE", AND ON THE LAST BLANK PAGE IT STATES " COLLATED - COMPLETE S. ROSCOE 7.10.50. 4to, approximately 265 x 215 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, 8 engraved plates, including frontispiece, pages: [16], 1 - 157, ie 158 as there are 2 pages numbered 142, though no duplication, bound in full green morocco by Bedford, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, triple gilt rules to edges of covers, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, large engraved book - plate showing coat of arms of Richard Benyon Croft, and smaller modern engraved book - plate of William Binns Cowper. Slight rubbing and shelf wear to binding, uneven fading to upper cover, foxing to margins of frontispiece, pale foxing to title page, occasional fox spot to other margins, otherwise a very good attractive copy. There was a London edition with a cancelled title page issued in the same year with a half - title. See Copac, the copy held by the Newcastle Library. See Thomas Hugo, The Bewick Collector, page 18 No. 40. A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Welcome Historical Medical Library, Volume 2, page 384. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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

      London: J.Johnson [printer]. G-: in Good minus condition without dust jacket as issued. Respined in leather with gilt title panel and original marbled boards. Ex library copy. Usual marks and stamps. Title page has small section missing at top edge and some creasing and edgewear to bottom corner. Some browning and marking within. Chipping to a few margins, sometimes impinging on plate edges. 1789. First Edition. Quarter-leather cover on marbled boards. 270mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 157pp. Illustrated with 7 copperplate engravings by Bewick and Beilby. .

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