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        Vie du Capitaine Cook , traduite de l'anglois du docteur Kippis, Membre de la Société Royale de Londres. Par M. Castera

      Hôtel de Thou, Paris 1789 - Two volumes, octavo; a couple of spots and slight marginal defect to the first leaf of text in volume II, but a fine copy bound with the half-titles in contemporary French mottled calf, spines gilt in compartments; quarter calf bookform box. Lord Sydney's copy. An important association copy, being Townshend's copy of the Kippis biography of Captain Cook. This handsome French octavo edition bears his ornate bookplate as Viscount Sydney (which he became in 1789), with his title engraved beneath the armorial crest depicting a stag facing a lion rampant. Lord Sydney drew directly upon the experiences of Cook and his men in formulating the plan to establish the penal colony at Botany Bay. Books of this nature from his library form an important link between the exploration of the east coast of Australia and its settlement in the late eighteenth-century. Aside from its most desirable provenance, this is a handsome set in a contemporary French mottled calf binding. It was among the books from the David Parsons collection of Pacific voyages sold by Hordern House in 2006. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An account of the Pelew Islands.

      printed by J.J. Tourneisen, Basel 1789 - Octavo; faint stain in margin of title and first few leaves, otherwise a very good copy in a finely preserved contemporary binding of speckled polished sheep, red label. Continental edition. Scarce continental edition of one of the most popular eighteenth-century books on the Pacific, first published in London the previous year. 'In 1783, the Antelope, commanded by Captain Henry Wilson, was wrecked on a reef near Palau (Pelew) Island, a previously unexplored group. The entire crew managed to get safely ashore, where they were well treated by the natives and eventually managed to build a small vessel from the wreck, in which they reached Macao. They took Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons, with them to England, where he made a very good impression. Unhappily, in spite of all precautions, he soon died of smallpox. George Keate was the author of numerous books of poetry, history, and letters, who counted Captain Wilson as well as Voltaire among his friends. He composed this relation from the journals and communications of Captain Wilson and some of his officers. The Account was extremely popular, and in 1788 and 1789 four editions were printed in London.' (Hill) The publisher Tourneisen issued several such books of Pacific and voyaging interest: in 1788, for instance, they produced the first continental edition of the Reverend Andrew Kippis' biography of Captain Cook. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

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

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        ATLAS MARÍTIMO DE ESPAÑA.

      S/imp. Madrid, 1789 - . 63,5 cm. Gran folio. Portada dibujada por Rafael Mengs y grabada por Manuel Salvador Carmona y 30 láminas, 21 de las cuales a doble página, con cartas esféricas, planos y vistas todas grabadas al acero, dibujadas por Bauza y Droüet y ejecutadas por Josef Asensio, Carmona, Fernando Selma, Bartolome Vázquez, Joaquin Ballestes y Juan de la Cruz. Enc. de época en plena piel, ruedas. Papel de gran calidad en muy buen estado, aunque hay un ligero cerco de humedad en el margen de algunas láminas. * Esta obra es considerada como el inicio de la catografía moderna española. Fue encargado a Vicente Tofiño de San Miguel en 1783 y contó con la colaboración de Dionisio Alcalá Galiano, José Vargas Ponce y José María Lanz. El ejemplar que presentamos contiene los siguientes cartas esféricas, vistas y planos: 1. carta esférica de una parte de océano Atlántico, 2. carta esférica de Portugal, 3. carta esférica de Galicia, 4. carta esférica de El Ferrol, 5. carta esférica de la Ría a Puerto Ferrol, 6. carta esférica de la ría Concubión y ría de Pontevedra, 7. carta esférica de la ría de Vigo, 8. vistas de las costas de Galicia y Portugal, 9. carta esférica del cabo de san Vicente hasta Punta Europa, 10. Plano del puerto de Cádiz, 11. carta esférica de Punta Candor hasta cabo de Trafalgar, 12. vistas de las costas dePOrtugal. 13. vistas de las costas de Cádiz, 14 y 15. cartas esféricas de las costas de África, que se deben a José Varela Ulloa, 16. carta esférica de la costa de Cantabria, 17. carta esférica de la costa cantábrica, 18. carta esférica de Asturias, 19. carta esférica de Galicia, 20. vista de Cantabria, 21. plano del puerto de Pasages, 22. plano del puerto de San Sebastián, 23. plano de la concha y barro de Bilbao, 24. plano de Santoña, 25. plano de Santander, 26. plano de Gijón, 27. plano del Río Barquero, 28. carta esférica de las Azores, 29. plano de la Rada Fayal, y 30. vistas de las islas Azores. Esta edición completa consta de 47 mapas (21 mapas. 6 planos y 10 vistas). El grabado de la portada es una alegoría compuesta por las armas reales de España con el collar de Carlos III y a su alrededor y bajo ellas, unos atributos marineros, astronómicos y geográficos, así como unas vistas de montañas. Palau 332931. Mapas. España. marina Espanya i Portugal Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Mont Blanc and the Adjacent Alps.

      1789 - London: Thomas Cadell, 1789. 420 x 495mm. Narrow margins as issued.

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        In funere Carole III Hispaniar. Regis Catholici. Oratio habita in sacello pontificio a Bernardino Ridolfi

      - Parmae, Ex Regio Typographeo, 1789, 34,5 x 24,5 cm., magnífica encuadernación funeraria de época en tela negra con lentejuelas y bordados con hilos de plata, florón central de plata en ambas tapas, cortes dorados, 2 h. blancas + precioso frontis grabado por Raphael Morghen + 2 h. incluso portada + VIII + 29 págs. con 5 grandes viñetas y dos iniciales grabadas en cobre por Volpato y Morghen. (Gran ejemplar de esta bella impresión de Bodoni, de la tirada de 735 ejemplares en tamaño folio).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        VIAGE DE ESPAÑA, en que se da noticia de las cosas más apreciables, y dignas de saberse, que hay en ella. Tomo quarto.

      - Por la Viuda de Ibarra, Hijos y Compañía. Madrid. 1789. XIVpp.+301pp.+9 grabados (3 de ellos plegados). Exlibris ant. Props. 18 x 12 cm. Enc. plena piel con filos dorados, el lomo agrietado. VALENCIA [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRATADO DE LAS ENFERMEDADES DE LOS HUESOS

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1789. 5h+LIV+408 pags+2 laminas despleg con 33 figuras. Pasta espanola con dorados en el lomo. Rarissimo tratado de los huesos profusamente documentado del Siglo XVIII. Magnifico ejemplar. Ref 1.3 Biblioteca A.

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        ze hakuntras nikra OLAM KHADASH venikra OLAM HAFUKH [= A New World, An Upside Down World ir A Topsey Turvey World: commentary on the state of disbelief of English Jewry].

      [London] 1789 - Title page marginally repaired. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 4. In new, attractive, wrappers with Mylar covers. In this brief work, the Author expresses his anguish at the skepticism that has infected Anglo-Jewry. It seems Voltaire's Age of Reason made considerable inroads in the Jewish community, to the point where men saw ¿Moses as a legislator like other kings who write laws¿ (f.2r.). On a more practical level, we are painted a vivid picture of the process of acculturation into mainstream English society: the men¿s bare heads (¿giluy rosh¿), the powdered wigs (¿epher tachatch pe'er), mixed dancing, comedies, etc. (f.7r.). Vinograd, London 123; Roth, Bibliotheca Anglo-Judaica, page 272; Roth, Kiryath Sepher XIV (1937/1938), page 104, number 59]. Translation of the author's apology: He who knows the hidden things and probes the hearts to whom I pour out my words always and before whom I tell my troubles. For because of the greatness of the fire that burns in my heart and rises to the heart of heaven I have done all this. And if you say, ¿who is this lowly and despised man, who has no human understanding, that he should be zealous for the Lord of Hosts? Criticize yourself and then criticize others!¿ However, because of the smallness of my worth and my portion both in the matter of learning and the pressure of my sustenance, I am forced, from morning to evening, to roam in the streets and market-places and in the houses of people who are as diverse in opinions and in character as the difference between the profane and the holy and between the pure and the impure. Day by day they cause me to hear from their mouths words of and word of joke and derision at the lowness of their behavior and the wickedness of their deeds, which are not worthy to be recorded by the pen of a writer and to be detailed. And therefore their sin is too great to hear and to hide in my heart. For the transgression is very great and the sickness is spreading from day to day. And all the people of the land are learning from their deeds and it becomes in their eyes perfectly permissible (=alas) And therefore I said in my heart: I shall make known their wickedness to the public; although it is already revealed and known to the community of Israel, only that habit shall not become nature because their hearts and eyes constantly see all that is being done and they might say, God forbid: it is already all permitted. You should now that I did not write all this (God forbid) for the wise and the well-known men, men of the righteous path and certainly not for the wise and learned men of every town in whose shade we shelter and in whose merit we are shielded. Nor for the infidels and non-believers, to bring them back to repentance, for they will not succeed in repenting. Only for the ordinary people, men with weak minds, like myself, but still they are straight-forward with the Lord and rely on what they received from their fathers and they believe in the Torah of our Teacher Moses, - peace unto him and in the words of our sages of blessed memory. Therefore we must warn great and small that their children who come after them shall not say: ¿Is not the right way?¿ For from our youth till now we have seen with our eyes that they behaved this way¿. And through this, in the course of many days they broken will exceed the standing part. G-d forbid. And therefore I printed all this that they should keep their eyes and their hearts on their children that they should not learn from their evil deeds but they should be guided only by the fear of God and the words of our sages and their customs. This is the right path which will bring our redeemer in our days and in their days. Amen Sela. These are the words of a humble person of the children of Israel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Simon Zellers ersten Geburtshelfers und Oberwundarztes am vereinigten allgemeinen Gebähr- und Krankenhause in Wien. Bemerkungen über einige Gegenstände aus der pracktischen Entbindungskunst. Nebst der Beschreibung des allgemeinen Gebährhauses. Mit Kupfern.,

      Wien, Verlag David Hörling, 1789 - XLV, (1) S., [1] Bl., 108 S., (2) Bl., mit gestochener Titelvignette, 1 gestochene Textabbildung und zwei gefaltete Kupfertafeln angebunden Diehrich, A. M. Diehrich: Versuch einer kurzgefaßten speciellen Pathologie von den Fiebern. Erster Teil. Wien, 1783, 7 Bl. 221 Seiten Spiegel, Vor- und Nachsatz leicht fleckig, sonst guter felckenfreier Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

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        THE NEW ROBINSON CRUSOE. An Instructive and Entertaining History, for the use of Children of both Sexes. Translated from the French. Embellished with Thirty-two beautiful Cuts. Second edition.

      Four volumes bound as two as issued. 173; 156; 137; 177, [1 ad'] pages. Illustrated with thirty full-page wood-engravings by John Bewick. Bound in slightly later half-pebbled cloth over marbled boards. Lacks 8 pages of ad's to the last volume [removed when re-bound]; else a very good clean set of a scarce book. First published in Hamburg 1779-80, and in London in 1788. See Tattersfield JB44.

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        Reise des jungen Anacharsis durch Griechenland vierhundert Jahr vor der gewöhnlichen Zeitrechnung. Aus dem Französischen.

      Berlin, Libau, Lagarde und Friedrich, 1789-1793.7 volumes. Original embossed cloth, spines lettered in gilt. With 7 portrait frontispieces and 34 plans and maps (mostly folding).* First German edition. - This famous and influential work was first published in French in 1788, Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce; numerous editions and translations appeared throughout the 19th century. Although there had been earlier attemps to popularize what was known of Greek antiquity, none was so immediately succesful and influential as Barthelemy's Anacharsis, which played an important part in the development both of neo-classicism and philhellenic sentiment in France. - (Age-browned). - Scarce.Fromm 2082; Cf. Blackmer 83 and Atabey 67; Eutiner Landesbibliothek 0085 (later ed. only).

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        Die theoretischen Brüder oder zweite Stuffe der Rosenkreutzer und ihrer Instruktion das erstmahl ans Licht herausgegeben von einem Profanen nebst einem Anhang aus dem dritten und fünften Grad, als Probe. Neue Auflage.

      Athen (d. i. Regensburg, Montag und Weiss), 1789. - Mit gest. Titelvign. und 2 doppelblattgr. Kupfertafeln. 1 Bl., 278 S., 1 Bl. Marmorierter Pappband im Stil d. Zt. Wolfstieg 42519; Caillet 10615; Ackermann V, 220; Dorbon-Ainé 4829. - Enthält das Fragment aus der Geschichte der Könige von Schesian: "Was sind denn diese Rosenkreuzer? . Es sind Teufelsbanner und Goldmacher, Eur. Majestät", u. a. auch über Aufnahme, Gesetze, Ritual der Tafelloge, Unterricht. - Titel auf grünem Papier. - Frisches Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Numero Lxxv. Nouvelles Extraordinaires de Divers Endroits Du Vendredi 18 September, 1789... Extrait d'une Lettre de Madrid Du 1 Septembre

      Leiden: Etienne Luzac. Leiden: Etienne Luzac 1789. () 8pp. Very good. Small 4to (8 1 / 2 X 6 1 / 4). Woodcut arms of the Netherlands at the head of the first sheet. 4pp. With a 4pp. "Supplement aux Nouvelles Extraordinaires de Divers Endroits du Numero LXXV" inserted. Together, 8pp. Unbound. Extremely rare broadsheet containing news of the Malaspina expedition: among the earliest printed records of Spain's greatest scientific voyage to the Pacific Ocean, California and the Northwest Coast of America in the 18th century.The extract under the above heading continues: "... Les Corvettes de la Marine Royage, la Découverte & l'Entreprenante, commandées par Don Alexandre Malespina, Capitaine de Frégate, ont MÌS À la voile de Cadix le 30 Juillet dernier. L'Expédition, dont elles son chargées, ayant pour objet les progrès des Sciences & de la Géographie, elles ont ÉTÉ munies de tout ce qui est nécessaire pour faire un voyage autour du Monde; & outre des Oficiers d'une habilité reconnuë, elles ont À bord des Astronomes, des Naturalistes, des Botanistes, des Peintres de Perspective & de Botanique, pourvus d'une Collection ample & précieuse d'Instruments de Mathématiques, de Physique, & Astronomie." Other news in the broadsheet concerns revolutionary events in France, including a lengthy speech from Necker given at the National Assembly, as well as news from Russia, Stockholm, the Hague and elsewhere.In 1789, Malaspina and Bustamente drew up plans for this scientific circumnavigation which was to rival Captain Cook, the purposes being to chart the most remote regions of America and to observe the political state of America relative to Spain. Alexander Dalrymple assisted them with scientific instruments, a brilliant team of scientists was assembled and ships specially constructed. Surveys were made of the east and west coasts of South America, they fixed the exact position of Cape Horn, correcting Cook's reading. On receipt of orders to investigate the apocryphal Strait of Anian they sailed for Alaska and entered Yakutat Bay at the supposed latitude of the strait, where the Malaspina Glacier flows into the sea, and followed the coast to Prince William Sound and Nootka. Malaspina surveyed the coast south to California at Monterey Bay and crossed the Pacific in 1791. Two of his officers and Jose de Espinosa y Tello returned north in search of a North-West Passage and published the charts and account of this secondary voyage in 1802. In the Philippines, New Zealand and New South Wales, Malaspina continued charting before making an easterly passage around the Horn for Spain."In spite of having commanded Spain's greatest scientific voyage of exploration to the South Seas in the eighteenth century, [Malaspina] is virtually unknown. He had enemies in the Spanish court who suppressed his reports, which were not printed until this edition of 1885. Some scholars consider the exploits of his five-year voyage as great as those of la Pérouse or of Captain Cook" (Hill). Eighteenth century material concerning the voyage is of the utmost rarity.Howgego M26; Cf. Hill 1068..

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        An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in august 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Honourable East India Company. Third edition.

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

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        Die enthüllte Bastille, oder: Sammlung ächter Beyträge zur Geschichte derselben. - [Teile 1-7 in 1 Band]. -

      Lübeck Donatius 1789-1791,. xx, 107; 152; 125 (1) Seiten, 1 Bl.; 126 Seiten, Ppbd. der Zeit, marmorierter Schnitt, 17,5 cm. Enthält die Lieferungen (= Teile) 1 bis 7. - Vollständig. - Als Verfasser wird meist Charpentier genannt - alternativ Louis Pierre Manuel (vgl. VD18 1063679x-005 - das Exemplar der Bibliothek der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München jedoch nur in den Lieferungen 1 und 2 vorhanden). - "Die Einnahme der Bastille, dieses Denkmaals der Tyrannen, welches vor mehr als vier Jahrhunderten errichtet, und in weniger als vier Stunden vernichtet worden, hat uns einen schätzbaren Vorrath eröffnet, und wir eilen, das, was er uns darbeut, bekannt zu machen. Man wird hier eine Sammlung von Beweisen und Beyspielen eines grausamen Verfahrens finden, dessen der ministerialische Despotismus sich unaufhörlich schuldig gemacht hat" (Vorbericht). - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, der Einband mit Minierspuren und Abplatzungen des Bezugspapiers, ohne das vordere fliegende Vorsatzblatt, ein Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf dem Titelblatt und Titelblatt verso etwas unsauber getilgt. Zum Teil etwas fleckig. Sonst ordentliches, innen gutes Exemplar..

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        Generalkarte von Siebenbürgen. Nach geometrisch gemessenen Karten, und andern zuverlässigen Hilfsmitteln verjüngt und graduirt von Herrn A. von Wenzely.

      Wien, Schalbacher bzw. Schraembl, 1789.. Kupferstichkarte mit Grenzkolorit von 2 Platten, Bildausschnitt je 68 x 55,5 cm (zus. 68 x 111 cm), Blattgr. je 83 x 61,5 cm.. Atlantes Austriaci Schal/Shr A/72H+I, Szantai, Atlas Hungaricus, Wenzely 1a. Detailgetreue und großformatige Karte von Siebenbürgen aus Schrämbls "Allgemeine großer Atlas", zwischen 1786 und 1803 in Wien herausgegeben; beide Blätter links geringfügig wasserrandig, sonst von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung.

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        Kupferstichkarte - Karte von dem groessten Theil des Landes Jemen, Imame, Kaukeban &&., Nach astronomischen Beobachtungen, und Reisemaassen Verfasst von Herrn C. Niebuhr Neu herausgegeben von Herrn F.A. Schraembl.

      Wien, ca. 1789. - Teilkolorierte Kupferstichkarte des Jemen von Hieronymus Benedicti mit Mittelfalz. Blattgröße 73,5 x 57cm, Darstellung 56,5 x 37cm. Im oberen Rand zwei hinterlegte Einrisse, sonst nur kleinere Randläsuren, eine Quetschfalte in der oberen Hälfte, nur vereinzelt fleckig und insgesamt in einem sehr schönen Zustand. LA116 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

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        Kupferstichkarte - Karte von dem groessten Theil des Landes Jemen, Imame, Kaukeban &&. Nach astronomischen Beobachtungen, und Reisemaassen Verfasst von Herrn C. Niebuhr Neu herausgegeben von Herrn F.A. Schraembl.

      Wien, ca. 1789.. Landkarte. Teilkolorierte Kupferstichkarte des Jemen von Hieronymus Benedicti mit Mittelfalz. Blattgröße 73,5 x 57cm, Darstellung 56,5 x 37cm. Im oberen Rand zwei hinterlegte Einrisse, sonst nur kleinere Randläsuren, eine Quetschfalte in der oberen Hälfte, nur vereinzelt fleckig und insgesamt in einem sehr schönen Zustand. LA116

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        The Economy of Human Life

      London - W. Darton and Co, 1789. London - W. Darton and Co, 1789 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Acollection of moral precepts, frequently reprinted and popular in their day. The first part has beenattributed to Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, and the second to the authorJohn Hill. Two parts in one volume; complete. With previous owner's copperplate inscriptions to a number of pages. Condition: In a roan binding. Externally, rather worn with cracking to joints. Internally, firmly bound. Front and rear free endpapers have been removed and are missing, as well asone front blank. Closed tear to first page ofcontents. Ink inscriptions to front and rearpastedowns, title page, rear free endpaper and one or two further pages. Slight spots and marks to title page but otherwise generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Elements of Natural History, and of Chemistry: being the second edition of the elementary lectures on those sciences, first published in 1782, and now greatly enlarged and improved, by the author... Translated into English. With occasional notes, and an historical preface, by the translator. London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson... 1788. [And:] Supplement to the Elements of Natural History and of Chemistry...carefully extracted from the edition of 1789, and adapted to the English; by the translator of that work.

      London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson... .. Second edition in English, but the first edition of William Nicholson's translation, done from the improved and updated second edition of 1786, with important notes and a valuable preface on recent events in chemistry by Nicholson. It was in the preliminary discourse to the second edition that Fourcroy finally renounced the phlogiston theory. The supplement, which is not always found with the main work, is not a translation of P.-A. Adet's supplement to Fourcroy's second edition, but was prepared independently by Nicholson. Cole 464. Neville I, p. 468 (without the supplement). Partington III, p. 537.IA. Smeaton, Fourcroy, pp. 8, 96-98 and 177-180; bibliography nos. 10 and 11.5 volumes (4 volumesthe Supplement), 8vo, with 8 letterpress tables (7 folding) in vol. 4 and 2 folding tables in the supplement. Contemporary tree calf, red and brown morocco labels on spines (the Supplement also in tree calf and apparently rebacked at a very early date to match), yellow edges. Lower joint of vols. 1 and 2 cracking, and brown morocco label missing from vol. 1, pale brown stain in first few leaves of vol. 2, but a nice set. Signature of Thomas Sydenham at head of title in vol. 1.

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        A Review of the Principal Characters of the Irish House of Commons

      Dublin, Ireland: Printed for the Author, 1789. Dublin, Ireland: Printed for the Author, 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.

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        Die theoretischen Brüder oder zweite Stuffe der Rosenkreutzer und ihrer Instruktion das erstmahl ans Licht herausgegeben von einem Profanen nebst einem Anhang aus dem dritten und fünften Grad, als Probe. Neue Auflage

      Athen (d. i. Regensburg, Montag und Weiss), 1789.. Athen (d. i. Regensburg, Montag und Weiss), 1789.. Mit gest. Titelvign. und 2 doppelblattgr. Kupfertafeln. 1 Bl., 278 S., 1 Bl. Marmorierter Pappband im Stil d. Zt. Wolfstieg 42519; Caillet 10615; Ackermann V, 220; Dorbon-Ainé 4829. - Enthält das Fragment aus der Geschichte der Könige von Schesian: "Was sind denn diese Rosenkreuzer? ... Es sind Teufelsbanner und Goldmacher, Eur. Majestät", u. a. auch über Aufnahme, Gesetze, Ritual der Tafelloge, Unterricht. - Titel auf grünem Papier. - Frisches Exemplar!

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        OBSERVATIONS FAITES DANS LES PYRÉNÉES, pour servir de suite à des observations sur les Alpes, insérées dans une Traduction des Lettres de W. Coxe, sur la Suisse.

      1789 - Paris, Chez Belin, 1789. Deux parties reliées en un volume in-8 (134 X 208) demi-basane fauve granitée à petits coins de vélin, dos lisse orné de guirlandes dorées en place des nerfs, fer doré dans les compartiments, pièce de titre veau rouge sertie de filets gras et perlés (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, VIII pages de faux-titre, titre, préface et errata, 284 pages, 3 planches dépliantes, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 285-452 pages, (6) ff. de vergé blanc. ÉDITION ORIGINALE très recherchée de ce « LIVRE CAPITAL, acte de naissance des Pyrénées » selon Béraldi. TROIS PLANCHES dépliantes gravées sur vélin fort par P. F. Tardieu, dont deux cartes et un panorama: Les Pyrénées (frontispice de la première partie), Vue des Pyrénées prise du Sommet du Pic de Midi de Bigorre et Partie des Pyrénées (frontispice de la seconde partie). La deuxième partie, malgré une pagination continue, possède ses propres feuillets de faux-titre et titre. LA PREMIÈRE DESCRIPTION DE LA CHAÎNE DES PYRÉNÉES : ce voyage de Ramond est une classique «tournée des Pyrénées» d?aujourd?hui, mais faite par un homme qui marche en montagnard, observe en savant, et décrit en peintre, dans ce livre paru en 1789. Tout comme Saussure pour les Alpes, Ramond est le premier à décrire les Pyrénéesdans leur ensemble : c?est donc un travail de précurseur, qu?il réalise avec un grand souci de composition, alternant les tranches pittoresques avec les tranches scientifiques. «Servis par un style admirable, les écrits pyrénéens de Ramond demeurent une pièce majeure des livres pyrénéistes» (Claude Dendaletche). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, à la reliure intacte, PEU COMMUN DANS CETTE CONDITION. (Béraldi, Cent Ans, I, 5 à 33 ? Labarère, 1221, «Édition originale très recherchée» ? Dendaletche, 1512, « Assez rare » ? Perret, 3565). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres écrites à ses amis en Toscane pendant le cours de ses voyages en Italie, en Sicile et en Turquie, sur l'histoire naturelle, l'industrie & le commerce de ces différentes contrées

      Duchesne, Paris 1789 - 3 volumes in-8. [195 x 123 mm] Collation : XVI, 542 pp. /(4), 463 2 pl. / (4), 489 pp., 3 pl. Basane brune, dos orné, chainette dorée d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition française, de ces lettres de voyage en Sicile et en Turquie. La traduction est de Pingeron, qui l'a enrichie de notes. Fente à un mors du premier volume, bon exemplaire par ailleurs. Rare. Manquait à Chadenat et à Blackmer. Quérard 9, 98.

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        History of Gdansk] Versuch einer Geschichte Danzigs aus zuverlässigen Quellen und Handschriften.

      Gottlieb Leberecht Hartung - Friedrich Maurer, Königsberg-Berlin 1789 - Königsberg-Berlin: Gottlieb Leberecht Hartung - Friedrich Maurer, 1789-1791. First edition. Octavo, 3 vols. xxxviii, 544, [1]; xiv, 608, [1]; xxxii, 547, [1] pp. Period style marbled papered boards with printed paper title labels on the spines, all edges speckled. Small ink stamps on the top margins of the title pages, otherwise a very good set. First edition of this history of Danzig (modern Gdansk), covering the period from the end of the 13th century until 1752. The book was written by a member of the local nobility, Daniel Gralath the Younger (his grandfather was Danzig City Secretary, and his father - Danzig Mayor); Gralath himself studied law at the University of Königsberg and worked for 45 years as a law professor in the Danzig Academic gymnasium. Wermke 7812. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage from New South Wales to Canton, in the Year 1788, with Views of the Islands Discovered

      London: Printed by George Stafford, for J. Debrett, 1789. London: Printed by George Stafford, for J. Debrett,, 1789. Quarto (290 × 227 mm). Recent mid-brown morocco to style, red morocco label, narrow flattened bands, compartments gilt with vase tools, floral corner-pieces, wide Greek key panel to the boards, edge-roll of roundels and lozenges, attractive roll featuring a floral rounde lto the turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Title-page vignette, and 4 folding lithographic coastal profiles, bound without half-title or final advertisement leaf. Light browning and some spotting, title page marginally soiled, plates creased from old misfolds, overall very good. First edition of this important, somewhat overlooked, First Fleet account, which also provides a record of the first trading voyage out of Port Jackson. "The Charlotte, commanded by Captain Gilbert, was one of the first fleet of ships conveying convicts and settlers to New South Wales in 1787. Having landed their consignments of convicts... [and] making his way to Canton to bring back a cargo of tea for the East India Company on a track lying many degrees to the east of that pursued by any of the circumnavigators, Gilbert and Marshall discovered many important islands, including the ones that bear their respective names" (Hill). After his return to England Gilbert was appointed Captain of The Neptune, commissioned to carry another group of convicts as part of the Second Fleet. When The Neptune was embarking convicts at Plymouth, Gilbert became involved in a dispute with the NSW Corps, just recently formed to take the role of the Marine Corps on these voyages, as to who had ultimate authority over the convicts. "As the dispute worsened, with threatened violence, Gilbert was removed from the ship to be replaced by Donald Trail in December 1789, shortly before the ships sailed to New South Wales" (First Fleet Fellowship web-site, retrieved 27/05/2014). Gilbert's account is testimony his "navigational and seamen skills"especially "as they were sailing 'blind' with no charts to guide them on their outward voyage from Sydney Cove".

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        Situation politique de la France et ses Rapports actuels avec toutes les puissances de l'Europe. Ouvrage dont l'objet est de démontrer par les Faits historiques tous les maux qu'a causés à la France l'Alliance Autrichienne et toutes les fautes que le Ministère François a commises dépuis l'époque des Traité de Versailles de 1756, 57 et 58 jusqu'à nos jours.

      A Neuchatel et se trouve à Paris, chez Buisson, 1789. - 3 parties en 1 volume in-8. XVI. 253pp. + VIII. 196pp. + 74pp. Plein veau, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque, épidermures sur les plats et au dos, coiffe supérieure élimée). Edition Originale. Ouvrage sur la politique étrangère de la France, qui contient de nombreuses références aux colonies et à l'Amérique (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Ile de France, Canada, etc.). La troisième partie, où se trouvent exposées les opinions économiques et commerciales de l'auteur, possède un titre particulier: "Vues et developpemens des avantages que le pacte de famille peut donner à la France et à l'Espagne pour le rétablissement de la Marine et du Commerce Maritime". L'auteur s'y déclare favorable à une alliance de la France avec l'Espagne et traite en particulier du Commerce Colonial, de la Traite des Nègres, de la Compagnie des Indes, du Système de Law, etc. Charles de Peysonnel (1727-1790) avait été Consul de France en Crimée, à Candie et à Smyrne. Reliure très frottée. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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, Co, 1789. 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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        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. London: Printed by T. Bensley; for B. White and Son, 1789. First Edition; including the errata leaf and all plates (two folding). A classic of natural history, and, as one of the first volumes explicitly detailing birds and their habitats, a cornerstone of ornithology. A beautifully clean copy with wide margins; bound in full contemporary tree calf; corners renewed and rebacked, probably late in the 19th century. The spine has a red morocco title label and substantial gilt spine decoration.

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        Poesie und Prosa.

      Hamburg, Hoffmann, 1789.. Mit einem gestochenen Kupferfrontispiz nach Chodowiecki, 2 n.n. Blättern ( Subskribentenverzeichnis ), IV ( Inhalt ), 385 Seiten, schlichter Pappband der Zeit, 8° ( 17,5 x 12 cm ). Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, Einbandrücken mit altem handgeschriebenem Titelschildchen. Innen Besitz- und Biblitheksvermerke ( u.a. " Lehrerbibliothek des k.k. Staatsgymnasiums in Brüx " ), einige Seiten etwas fleckig bzw. stockfleckig, einige Seiten eselsohrig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        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 London: Printed by T. Bensley; for B. White and Son, 1789. First Edition; including the errata leaf and all plates (two folding). A classic of natural history, and, as one of the first volumes explicitly detailing birds and their habitats, a cornerstone of ornithology. A beautifully clean copy with wide margins; bound in full contemporary tree calf; corners renewed and rebacked, probably late in the 19th century. The spine has a red morocco title label and substantial gilt spine decoration.

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        Der Geisterseher. Eine Geschichte aus den Memoires des Grafen von O**. Erstausg.

      Leipzig, Georg Joachim Göschen, 1789.. 338 S., mit gest. Frontispiz (Die Hexe von Endor), Kl.-8°, Goldgepr. Halbleder d. Zt. mit fünf Bünden. Bloch 2/999 (zur Ausg. 1796). - Schillers "Geisterseher" erschien ursprünglich zw. 1787 u. 1789 in der Zeitschrift Thalia. Das vorliegende Werk von 1789 ist die Erstausgabe in Buchform, u., obwohl es mit dem Vermerk endet "Ende des ersten Bandes", so kmpl. Die Geschichte um Geisterbeschwörung, Magie, Geheimgesellschaften, Philosophie u. nicht zuletzt um eine schöne Frau wurde vom Publikum begeistert aufgenommen. Schiller (1759-1805) selbst tat sich mit dem Werk schwer, so dass es letztendlich nur bei dem Romanfragment blieb. Die bis heute immer wieder neu gedruckte Buchausgabe von 1796 ist ein Text, den Schiller dreimal überarbeitete u. der zuerst mit einer Fortsetzung von Emanuel Friedrich Follenius (1773-1809) erschien. Es folgten noch zwei weitere Versuche, das Werk zu beenden u. zwar von C. Morvell (1833) u. von Hanns Heinz Ewers (1922). - Etwas berieben u. leicht bestossen; tlw. mit leichtem Feuchtigkeitsrand; Signatur auf dem Titel; anfangs mit kl. Wurmgang am Bund (ohne Textberührung), sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        XVIIIeme Siecle Institutions Usages et Costumes

      1789, 1878. 1789, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated history of 18th Century society and customs in Franceby Paul Lacroix with twenty-onecolour lithographs and three-hundred and fifty woodcuts. Third edition. Illustrations after Watteau, Vanloo, Rigaud, Boucher, Greuze, Lancret, J. Vernet, Chardin. Jeaurat, Bouchardon, Saint-Aubin, Eisen, Gravelot, Moreau, Chochin, Wille, Debucourt etc. Paul Lacroix (1806 -1884) was aFrench author and journalist. With previous owner's ink inscription to verso to front free endpaper. Condition: In a quarter morocco binding with decorative cloth boards. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, slight loss to head and tail of spine and with slight evidence of past worming to front joint. Hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with some tidemarks and occasional spotting and marks to pages. With slight marginal loss to endpapers and the occasional closed tear. Overall: GOOD.

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        Reales exequias, que por el fallecimiento del señor don Carlos III., rey de España y de las Indias, mando celebrar en la ciudad de Lima, capital del Peru, el excelentísimo señor don Teodoro de Cróix, caballero de Cróix, del Orden Teutónico, coronel del Regimiento de Reales Guardias Walonas, teniente general de los reales exéreitos [sic], virrey gobernador y capitan general de las Provincias del Perú Chile, superintendente general de Real Hacienda, y presidente de la Real Audiencia de esta capital, &c

      Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos. 1789. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos. 1789. First edition. Contemporary vellum with manuscript title on spine, decorated edges. A very good copy minor wear but for an inch chip to heel of spine; professional repair to plate; 19th c. owner's inscription on front free endpaper. 4to. Illus. with 1 folding plate. Includes the folding plate of the elaborately decorated catafalque raised in the Cathedral of Lima in commemoration of the death of Charles III, engraved by José Vásquez, and the advertencias leaf after the title leaf. Separate title page and pagination for the second section which contains Bernardo Rueda's oration: Oracion funebre que en las solemnes exequias del Rey nuestro señor don Carlos III., dixo en la Iglesia Catedral de Lima, el M.R.P. Mtro. Fr. Bernardo Rueda, de la Orden de Ermitaños de Ntro. P. San Agustin, doctor teólogo en la Real Universidad de San Marcos, exâminador sinodal de este arzobispado, y rector actual del Colegio, y Universidad Pontificia de San Ildefonso, 1789. Only three others at auction in the last 30 years, one without the plate, one with library stamps, and one with a crudely repaired plate. OCLC shows six copies at five locations, only two in the U.S.: JCB (2), Duke, BN Spain, Ibero-Amer. Inst., and BN Chile, with at least one, if not three, incomplete. Palau 267421. Sabin 71247. Medina: Impr. Lima 1697. JCB III: 3324. Vargas Ugarte: Biblioteca peruana 2546. Moreno: 1407.

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        The New Annual Register, or General Repository of History, Politics, and Literature For the Year1781; 1788

      788, 1789. 788, 1789 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two well-worn and fascinatingly 'real'contemporaneousvolumes of popular and vernacular politics and culture in the late c. 18. Established rival Edmund Burke's 'Annual Register,' the New Annual Register (or General Repository of History, Politics, and Literature for the Year. . . ) was an annual almanac published from 1780 until 1825;initiallyat the direction ofthe highly productive Andrew Kippis, and from 1795 by Thomas Morgan and George Gregory (at which point the producting switched from Whig to Tory leanings). These volumes (covering the years 1781 and 1788) each contain a number of sections which helpfully divide and sub-divide material. They include British and Foreign History, Biographical Anecdotes, Manners of Nations, Classical and Polite Criticism, Philosophical Papers, Antiquities, Poetry, and Domestic and Foreign Literature. Condition: Externally, heavily worn. Bound in old quarter-morrocco with paper boards. Corners of boards worn, with rubbing and loss of paper throughout. Morrocco spines heavily chipped and worn across, heavily to head and tail. Joints cracked. Internally,hinges cracked and binding tender but holding in most places. Rough and sometimes uncut pages are generally bright and clean, notwithstanding minimal dusting to edges. Overall: FAIR..

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        (Hrsg.). Johann Adam Kulmus anatomische Tabellen für Lehrlinge der Anatomie. Umgearbeitet und mit XXVII neuen Kupfertafeln versehen von K.G. Kühn. Leipzig, Fritsch, 1789. III-VIII S., 1 Bl., 180 S. Mit 27 herausklappbaren Kupferstichtafeln. 4°. Hldr. d. Zt. m. RVerg. (stark beschabt und bestoßen, vorderer Buchdeckel lose).

      1789. . Blake, 249; Hirsch-Hübotter III, 632.- Letzte Ausgabe mit den anschaulichen Tabellen des Danziger Stadtphysikus Johann Adam Kulmus (1689-1745). Die erste der zahlreichen Ausgaben war 1722 in Danzig erschienen.- Die Tafeln mit mehreren Abbildungen auf festem Büttenpapier.- Vorderer Vorsatz fehlt, wenige Tafeln etwas stockfleckig.

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        Posthumous Works

      London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1789. London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson,, 1789. Translated from the French. 5 volumes, octavo (204 × 126 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines gilt in compartments, green morocco labels, speckled edges. Portrait frontispiece. Bookplates, with ownership inscription to front pastedown of volume 1. Spines and extremities rubbed, ends of spines bumped, some tenderness or starting to upper joints, partial tanning to endpapers, leaves otherwise fresh. A very good set. First English edition. The works of Frederick the Great find themselves in interesting hands in this first English translation. Thomas Holcroft, who was at the time of publication a popular playwright, would soon become more famous for his radical politics, in particular his association with William Godwin, and his trial for treason in 1794 (in which he was defended by Thomas Erskine without fee and acquitted). This book, published on the cusp of the French Revolution, marks an early stage in Holcroft's development. In the preface he reveals his complex relationship to his subject, first asserting his anti-monarchist credentials, "Europe, it is true, is rousing from her slumbers. Men begin to understand something of their own worth, and the general system of despotism totters", and then fixing himself to the task of faithfully translating the works and opinions of a complex man, "however pernicious they might be at some moments, and virtuous or magnanimous at others". An attractively bound set.

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        Aspasie [Opera poster]

      Paris, 1789. Paris, 1789. Aspasie [Opera poster]. Paris, 1789. Large poster (20" x 16"). Woodcut on paper, laid down on card. Stained, some loss to top right and left margin, with very slight loss at upper right corner of the woodcut. This rare poster advertises the upcoming performances at L'Academie Royale de Musique for March 12-17, 1789. The performances mentioned include the very first performance of the opera Aspasie, a current hit by Sacchini Arvire et Evelina (premiered 1788); a popular opera by Rousseau, Le Devin du Village (premiered 1752); and a representation of Gluck's Iphigenie en Tauride (premiered 1779)*. Aspasie is an opera in 3 acts, with music by Gretry, book by Morel de Chedeville, ballet choreographed by Pierre-Gabriel Gardel. Principal singers: Maillard, Gavaudan, M. Laine, and M. Cheron. Ballets: Guimard and M. Gardel. Twelve performances of Aspasie were held until June 21, 1789 when its scheduled performance was canceled because Necker closed all the theatres of Paris (Pitou, 55-6). Staged only once more on August 4, 1789, it was not revived due to both the troubled times and its outdated theme of young lovers in the lyceum of ancient Athens. These large advertisement posters for theatre are extremely rare. They were almost always destroyed by removal or by covering since only 153 walls and doors throughout the city of Paris could bear advertisements for the royal theatres (Howarth, 460, note 2). *Until 1789, theatre posters carried only the name of the company, the venue, the date, the attraction, occasionally the time, the ticket price, and the details of coming attractions. Gluck is the only composer mentioned in the poster, a fact that indicates his growing popularity (Iphigenie en Tauride had its premier ten years earlier). Reference: Howarth, French theatre in the neo-classical era 1550-1789 (1997); Lajarte I, 362-3 (CCCVIII); Pitou, The Paris Opera II (1985).

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        A Course of Lectures on the Figurative Language of the Holy Scripture and the Interpretation of it from the Scripture Itself

      London - G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1789. London - G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1789 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A second edition of these Lectures by William Jones, the British clergyman and author, known as the William Jones of Nayland, from the private library of the well-known Theologian and Professor of Philosophy, David Arthur Pailin. Pailinalludes toJoness Hutchinsonian concern with the details of the biblical text whichis reflected in these lectures. In the opening series of eleven lectures on the language of the bible, he examines the distinctiveness of that language and, in particular, the way in which it contains both a plain and a figurative sense (p. 26). (David Arthur Pailin). In order to interpret its significance, it is accordingly necessary to be aware of the different figures or symbolic forms that are employed in it. (David Arthur Pailin). In the final piece in this volume, Jones examines how orthodox Christian teaching about the state of humankind and the kingdom of God agrees with the works of God, and the oeconomy of Nature (p. 421). (David Arthur Pailin). Condition: Recently re-bound in quarter calf with matching buckram boards and gilt lettering on spine. Externally, very smart with some minor shelfwear and wear to the leather only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages slightly browned and age-toned and edges of leaves burnished. There is a David Arthur Pailin bookplate to the front pastedown, dated 1984. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Bergverks-Lexicon]. Atlasband mit 34 Kupfertafeln (3 gefalt.).

      [Stockholm, Carlbohm 1789].. Zeitgenöss. Interimsbrosch. Quer-Folio. - Atlasband zur ersten Ausgabe der Standardpublikation, eine der grundlegenden Veröffentlichungen der schwedischen Bergwerksliteratur. - Die Kupfer (in unterschiedlichen Formaten und auf 33 Tafeln) in schönen kräftigen Abzügen. Gutes und weitgehend sauberes Exemplar auf starkem Papier. -.

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        Histoire Secret De La Cour De Berlin, Ou Correspondence D'un Voyageur Francois, depuis le 5 Juilet 1786 jusau'au 19 Janvier 1787. (WITH). Correspondence pour Servir De Suite A L'Histoire Secrette De La Cour De Berlin.

      no publisher, NP, (Potsdam) 1789 - In two volumes. First edition. Tall 8vo., cont. hafl calf, marble boards, leather labels, (xviii), 318; (iv), 376, 102pp. Some light rubbing o/w a near fine copy. Comte de Mirabeau, Honore Gabriel Riqueti [1749-1791] French revolutionary, politician and writer, member of the National Assembly. After a preliminary trip to Berlin, he was dispatched on a secret mission to Prussia in 1786, returning to France in 1787. His remarkably candid account of his experiences at the Prussian court did little to further diplomatic relations, as Mirabeau was scathing in his assessment of the Prussian court, denouncing it as scandalous and corrupt, labelling the King as weak and his brother as incompetent. The book was banned by Versailles which succeeded only in ensuring its success. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Voyage en Espagne

      , 1789. 1789 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An uncommon copy of Nouveau Voyage en Espagne. Bound in tree calf leather with gilt lettering. First edition. In French. Volume one only of three. Complete set can command around 2000Collated complete with eight folding plates, including hand coloured frontis, andhalf title. With Philip, Earl of Hardwicke's armorial nameplate on the front pastedown. Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke (1720 1790) was one of the chief contributors to Athenion Letters a work that for many years had a considerable vogue and went through several editions. Jean-Francois, baron de Bourgoing (1748-1811) was a French diplomat, writer and translator. A commander of the legion d'honneur, he was also a corresponding member of the Institut de France, a member of the Copenhagen Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts, a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from 1810, a knight then a baron de l'Empire, and a knight of the Swedish Order of the Polar Star. Containing details on the more recent political constitution, the courts, I'inquisition forces of earth and sea, Manufactures & Commerce, mainly silk & linen; on new settlements, such as Bank of Saint Charles, the Company Philippines, and other institutions which seek to regenerate Spain; finally, on manners, literature, the theater, the last siege of Gibraltar & the journey of Monseigneur Comte d'Artois. - Translation of text on title pageCondition: The binding is tight and firm. The hinges are cracked. There is significant wear to the extremities, including bumping, rubbing and loss. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean with the occasional light scattered foxing or handling mark. Overall the condition is good only with a very good interior..

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        Orationes Quaedam Selectae

      London - T. Longman et al., 1789. London - T. Longman et al., 1789 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Selected speeches written by Cicero on behalf of certain important figures, and expressing his opinions on affairs of state during his life. Of his speeches, eighty-eight were recorded, of which fifty-two survive. Including biography of Cicero. In Latin. Eleventh edition. Monastic bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally sound, with marks to the boards and some rubbing. Ink to spine. Slight wear to the head of the time. Internally, generally firmly bound. Front hinge slightly strained. Library label to front pastedown. Neat ink signature to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are age-toned, with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Expostulatory Odes to a Great Duke and a Little Lord

      London - G. Kearsley, 1789. London - G. Kearsley, 1789 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A disbound copy of this scarce satirical work. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of Peter Pindar, was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in 1767 went as physician to Sir William Trelawny, Governor of Jamaica. In 1780, Wolcot went to London and commenced writing satires. The first objects of his attentions were the members of the Royal Academy, and when these attempts were well received the King and Queen became the most frequent marks for his satirical shafts. In 1786 appeared The Lousiad, a Heroi-Comic Poem, taking its name from a legend that a louse had once appeared on the King's dinner plate. Other subjects were Boswell, the biographer of Samuel Johnson, and James Bruce, the Abyssinian traveller. Wolcot,had a remarkable vein of humour and wit, which, while intensely comic to persons not involved, stung its subjects to the quick. He had likewise strong intelligence, and a power of coining effective phrases. In other kinds of composition, as in some ballads which he wrote, an unexpected touch of gentleness and even tenderness appears. Among these are The Beggar Man and Lord Gregory. Condition: This volume is disbound. Thetext block is tight and firm. There is some reasonably minorbrown spottingto the outer pages but internally the pages are generally clean and bright. Overall, the condition of this volume is very good..

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