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        Vita di m. jacopo sansovino scultore e architetto della repubblica di venezia... seconda edizione. in venezia, zatta, 1789.

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Travels in Switzerland in a Series of Letters to William Melmoth, Esq

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

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      Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson, 1789.. Three volumes. 412; 430; 387,[54]pp. 12mo. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt morocco labels and gilt numbering on each backstrip. First volume rebacked in matching style. Bindings moderately worn. First volume with contemporary ownership signature on titlepage, second and third volumes with ink institutional stamp on titlepage. Light, even tanning, scattered light foxing. About very good. The first American edition of arguably the most important and influential economic treatise of all time. First published in London in 1776, this first American edition is taken from the fourth London edition, and was issued in the year that George Washington was inaugurated and the first United States Congress convened. While Smith's work no doubt circulated in the colonies during the Revolution, its first American printing in this important year was no doubt significant and influential in the course of shaping the young nation's economic policy. ...THE WEALTH OF NATIONS, along with his THE THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS, is Smith's most important work. Smith begins "with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity...Labour represents the three essential elements - wages, profit and rent - and these three also constitute income. From the workings of the economy, Smith passes to its matter - 'stock' - which encompasses all that man owns either for his own consumption or the return it brings him. THE WEALTH OF NATIONS ends with a history of economic development, a definitive onslaught on the mercantile system, and some prophetic speculations on the limits of economic control. Where the political aspects of human rights had taken two centuries to explore, Smith's achievement was to bring the study of economic aspects to the same point in a single work. THE WEALTH OF NATIONS is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is completely convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" - PMM. This first American edition is rare on the market. A landmark American printing of this fundamentally important economic treatise. EVANS 22148. NAIP w012864. SABIN 82305. PRINTING & THE MIND OF MAN 221. KRESS B1721. GOLDSMITHS 13795.

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        Recueil de Cartes Geographiques, Plans, Vues et Medailles de L'Ancienne Grece, Relatifs au Voyage du jeune Anacharsis, precede D'Une Analyse Critique des Cartes

      Chez De Bure, 1789. Leather Bound. Very Good. 4to. Chez De Bure, 1789. Contemporary full leather, tooled with gold ornamentation. See our pictures. Internally very good. 31 plates, 20 double page/fold out plates. Quite fetching. Hand colored. Marbled end pages. Faint damp stain on a few pages of. Excellent binding and good cover. Chip missing from head of spine cover. Provenance: From Chillingham Castle (Northumberland), and the Earls Grey. A nice copy despite minor flaws. Hardcover. (Atlas to accompany Jean Jacques Barthelemy, Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grece.)

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        Bemerkungen über die natürlichen und künstlichen Blattern zu Weimar im Jahr 1788

      Leipzig, Göschen 1789.. 4 Bll., 200 S. Pappband d. Zt.

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        Observations on the River Wye,

      London: R Blamire, 1789 And Several Parts of South Wales, &c. Relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty; made in the Summer of the Year 1770. In contemporary brown full leather, corners repaired, attractive gilt tooling to edges. Spine has been relaid keeping most of the old, gilt tooling, newer gilt titles to maroon leather. Internally, marbled endpapers, blank bookplate to fep, prelims very lightly foxed, titlepage has ink name to head and oval lib stamp of Solicitors Supreme Courts Library Edinburgh to base margin only, (xvi), 152 pp, with 17 very clean, oval aquatints by Jukes, some minor offsetting to plates. (ESTC T149236) Gilpin, writer on art and headmaster. Further picturesque books, with aquatint reproductions of Gilpin's pen-and-wash drawings, included Observations on Cumberland and Westmorland (2 vols., 1786), the Scottish highlands (2 vols., 1789), south-west England and the Isle of Wight (1798), and the eastern counties of England and north Wales (1809). Remarks on Forest Scenery (1791), illustrated with etchings by his brother, Sawrey, concentrated on the New Forest, where he lived. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Anfangsgründe der ökonomischen und technischen Chymie

      Fine engraved vignette on title of two putti in a chemical laboratory. Seven large folding printed tables (they are actually counted as pp. 663-76). xvi, 717, [1] pp. 8vo, cont. half-sheep & paste-paper boards, spine gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece on spine. Leipzig: Weidmann, 1789. [with]:--. Zusätze... 2 p.l., 202 pp. 8vo, binding as above. Leipzig: Weidmann, 1798. Second edition, enlarged, of the first volume, accompanied by the first edition of the supplementary volume. Suckow (1751-1813), a member of the famous family of scientists, was professor of physics, chemistry, and natural history at the University of Heidelberg. He wrote many books and articles on chemistry, natural history, botany, and mineralogy. "This extensive work on industrial and technical chemistry is in two parts. The first part covers theory...and the second treats applied or practical chemistry...The second section is divided into parts on vegetable, animal and mineral substances. In addition to numerous bibliographical notes in the text is the six page bibliography of chemistry including both books and periodicals."-Cole, p. 519 (describing the 1st ed. of 1784). Fine and attractive set. Finely engraved contemporary bookplate of "Le Comte de Seinsheim." ❧ A.D.B., Vol. 37, pp. 105-06. Ferchl, p. 523. Ferguson, II p. 417 (an incomplete copy). Neville, II, p. 528-"Rare." Neville's copy lacks the supplementary volume. Poggendorff, II, 1046-47. .

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        Manuscript Document, signed in secretarial hand by all three as court-appointed referees, denying one "Woodbridge" any title or claim to lands mentioned in the "Tess declaration"

      Salem Mass. june 7 1789 Salem, Mass., june 7, 1789. (SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS) 6-1/2 x 7-5/8 inches. One page, on single folio sheet (bottom half torn away); docketed on verso with address panel "To Oliver Parsons Esq. / President of the Board of Health / Salem". Lower half of sheet torn away, without apparent loss. In clue morocco-backed cloth folder . George Cabot (1751-1823) was an American merchant, seaman, and politician, born in Salem, who became a member of the Masschusetts Provincial Congress (1775-1776); delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1777; the Director of the Massachusetts Bank in 1784; delegate to the state convention that adopted the United States Constitution in 1787; and a member of the US Senate from Massachusetts from 1791-1796. John Choate was a judge representative to the Masschusetts State Legislature from 1781-1788

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        The Alliance of Musick, Poetry and Oratory. Under the Head of Poetry is Considered the Alliance and Nature of the Epic and Dramatic Poem,as it Exists in the Iliad, Asneid and Paradise Lost

      London: John Stockdale, 1789. iv, 384 pages. Contemporary calf (joints starting to split). Clean and tight inside.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Observations Pittoresques sur différentes parties de l’Angleterre, particulièrement sur les montagnes et les lacs du Cumberland et du Westmoreland. Traduit de l’anglais sur la troisième édition, par M. Guedon de Berchere

      A Paris: Chez Defer de Maisonneuve, 1789. relié. 2 Tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12X19,3cm). Edition originale française, très rare. Illustrée de 28 planches dont 2 contenant deux figures dans le Tome 2, 15 pour le tome I et 13 pour le tome II, ainsi qu'annoncé par la descriptions des figures en début d'ouvrage. La plupart de ces planches sont en aquatinte et on été dessinées par l'auteur. Quelques cartes. Un exemplaire à la BN de France, rien dans les actalogues français, ni anglais. La seconde édition française paraîtra en 1801. Pleine Basane Lie de vin Restauration. Dos lisse avec fers romantiques en long, uniformement insolés. Plats estampés d'une grande plaque romantique à froid. Mors fendus. Institution Chapusot frappé en queue. Frottements. Ce voyage en Angleterre est l'oeuvre du peintre William Gilpin (1724-1804), qui s'attache tout particulièrement à la description des paysages anglais en les comparant à d'autres contrées européennes. Selon Larousse, il fut "le premier qui ait parcouru l’Angleterre en véritable artiste, et qui donna une description exacte des sites pittoresques du pays. A la fidélité du tableau, il joint la richesse de la couleur, qualités qui ne se rencontrent pas toujours dans ceux qui ont marché sur ses traces" (Larousse). - Chez Defer de Maisonneuve, A Paris _1789, 2 Tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12X19,3cm), relié. - relié

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        CEREMONIES ET COUTUMES RELIGIEUSES DE TOUS LES PEUPLES DU MONDE, REPRESENTEES PAR DES FIGURES DESSINEES & GRAVEES... Ouvrage qui comprend l'histoire philosophique de la religion des nations des deux hemispheres; telles que celle des Brames, des Peguans, des Chinois, des Japonois, des Thibetins, & celle des differens peuples qui habitent l'Asie & les Isles de l'Archipelage Indien; celle des Mexicains, des Peruviens, des Bresiliens, des Groenlandois, des Lapons, des Caffres, de tous les Peuples de la Nigritie, de l'Ethiopie & du Monomotapa; celle des Juifs, tant anciens que modernes, celle des Musulmans & des differentes sectes qui la composent; enfin celle des Chretiens & de cette multitude de branches dans lesquelles elle est subdivisee

      Amsterdam: Laporte, 1789. Leather-backed boards. Contents quite clean with a minimum of foxing; occasional tear or crease rarely with any effect on an image. Bindings with edgewear, spines deteriorated; boards detached on the third volume, the front board nearly detached on the first. Bindings quite worn but contents Very Good. Four folio (10" x 16") volumes bound in calf-backed marbled boards. Illustrated with 263 engravings, all but 1 full page and some with more than one image, and including 41 large folding plates. First published in 1723 with 223 engravings, this edition is enlarged and appears to be the last published in the 18th century and in folio size. This edition is not in Sabin. Bookplates of O'Connell and Adolph Grant on the pastedowns. Perhaps the best known illustrated history of religion of the 18th century, this work is especially noteworthy for its depictions of Jewish religious customs as well as a number of plates after De Bry of Native American ceremonies.

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

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

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        The Psalms of David imitated in the language of the New Testament : and applied to the Christian state and worship : with the preface and notes / By I. Watts, D.D. [ Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. Watts. ]

      London : printed for J.F. and C. Rivington, J. Buckland, T. Longman, T. Field, C. Dilly ... [and 3 others in London], 1789. New edition, corrected. Description: xxx, 401p. 18cm. Subjects: Bible. O.T. Psalms - Paraphrases, English. Bible. O.T. Psalms - Hymns - Singing. Front cover and spine title: The Psalms of David - Watts. Preface dated 1718. Referenced by: Reference: ESTC t93073 and Hymns, Evans 21687. Fine copy bound in later gilt-blocked, gilt-titled cloth. Lacks frontis. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire in Six Volumes Quarto Abridged in Two Volumes Octavo [2 volumes complete]

      G Kearsley, Johnson' Head, Fleet Street , 1789 . Hardback. . 2 volumes both in Good condition. Edgewear and corners bumped with vertical cracks down spine of Vol. 1 and volume label absent Chipping to spine of Vol. 1. Vol. 2 is bumped at extremities, vertical crack down back edge of spine. Both vols. have very light foxing to outer pages. Pages crisp and bright. 2 solid volumes. With bookplates of Thomas Somers-Cocks. 8vo full calf with red gilt title labels and green volume labels.

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        Il Vero penitente de giorni nostri o sia raccolta di opusculi

      Napoli: In Napoli- Con Licenza De Superiori, 1789. Il Vero penitente de giorni nostri o sia raccolta di opusculi atti ad ajutare la conversione de' peccatori, ed a mantenerli tali fino alla fine, fatta, ed in parte tradotta, ed in parte composta, da don Francesco Rovira Bonet. by Don Francesco [Franciso] Rovira Bonet (1725-1802)- Rettore De Catecumeni, E Parroco Del SS. Salvatore E Di S. Pantaleo A Monti- Illustrated by 16 Steel Engravings- In Napoli- Con Licenza De Superiori 1789- 1st Edition- World Cat list only ONE other holding in the Bibliothèque nationale de France- Rare- Hardcover:-8vo- G-VG antiquarian condition- Full original vellum with red leather spine label titled in gilt.-Binding is lightly warped but clean and tight in homemade red slipcase which is in VG condition.-blank, [i-ii], iii-xiv, blank, a4 is preface, [1-2], 3-312 + 4pp index and erratum. 16ff of steel engravings not in pagination, one sided.-recto.- Collation: a8, a4, A8-I8, K8-T8, U6 Complete.-16ff unpaginated engravings between: a and a2, C8 and D1, D2 and D3, D4 and D5, D7 and D8, E2 and E3, E5 and E6, E8 and F1, F3 and F4, F6 and F7, G2 and G3, I1 and I2, L3 and L4, O6 and O7, Q8 and R1, T3 and T4. All 16 present. Some marginalia comments about the engravings, not interfering with the illustration itself, done very lightly in pencil. Otherwise clean, some pages are rough cut at bottom with some loss, not interfering with text. In all, a really nice example of a scarce work!- SEE PHOTOS- additional photos on request.- " the issuance of A quo primum in 1751. The truth of the Church, as the Bollandists presented it, was being affirmed. There should be no surprise, therefore, that in 1775, in the bull Fra le pastorali sollecitudini, Pope Pius VI cancelled his predecessor Clement XIV's, easements, perhaps influenced by the publication in Rome of 'Ristretto de la vita e martirio di San Simone fanciulli de Trento' whose author, Francisco Rovira Bonet, was rector of the Casa dei cathecumenti. Pointedly, Pius VI issued his edict at the Holy Office, the office whose jurisdiction over the Jews Clement XIV had transferred back to it's original holder, the Roman Vicar. The full significance of these moves is perceived when noting in 1775, Pius VI also attacked the writings of Illuminati. Repressing Jews and fighting the Enlightenment went hand in hand. It was no accident that in 1794, the same Rovira Bonet wrote "L'Armatura dei forti", a manifesto against unbelievers and revolutionaries, but also against Muslims and Jews, as well as Jansenists and Freemasons. (Rosa, 1996: 1083-85)."- Il Vero penitente de giorni nostri- by Francesco Rovira Bonet( Book)1 edition published in 1789 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide/ World cat.- Non-fiction-religion-Catholic Church-God-love-penitence-theology-spirituality-illustrated (3748) . 1st Edition. Vellum. G-VG/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Illustrated Steel Engravings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Lehrbuch der Finanz-Wissenschaft

      Leipzig, Weidmann 1789.. IV, 220 S., 4 Bll. Umschlag d. Zt.

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      Paris: Chez Baudouin, November 31, 1789].. 4pp., on a single folded sheet. Unbound. Two small holes along the center fold, likely from where it had been bound into a sammelband. Some foxing and tanning. Good. A scarce printing of a proposed alternate version of the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen," one of the most important political documents in human history. Conceived in August 1789, the DECLARATION DES DROITS defined the individual and collective rights of all classes of men in French (and indeed in human) society. Jean-Joseph Mounier was a French lawyer and politician who played a leading role in the first year of the French Revolution. He served as secretary and president of the Constituent Assembly in 1789, and was a proposer of the famed "Tennis Court Oath." Mounier is credited with writing the first three articles of the DECLARATION DES DROITS, but in the end he felt that the document went too far. The present pamphlet was printed just two months after the official printing of the DECLARATION, and was produced by the same printer, Baudouin, who was printer to the Assembly. It puts forth Mounier's alternate conception of rights, and is similar to the DECLARATION as officially accepted, but with significant differences. It contains a total of sixteen articles, as opposed to seventeen in the official version. Mounier became disenchanted with the course of the revolution, and in 1790 he left France for Switzerland. MARTIN & WALTER 25397. OCLC 8357944.

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

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

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        A General Collection of Voyages: Undertaken either for Discovery, Conquest, Settlement, or The Opening of Trade, from the Commencement of the Portugese Discoveries, to the Present Time. Vol. I

      London: W. Richardson; J. Bew; T. Hookham; J. and T. Egerton; C. Stalker. Poor with no dust jacket. [1789]. First Edition. Disbound. Uncommon. v, [1], (7)-518 pages + iv pages of contents at rear + 4 of 5 maps (all folding, the fifth map, of the West Indies, was possibly never issued) + two views (of Madeira and of Teneriffe). Lacking the Map of the West Indies and the two portrait plates of Prince Henry and Albuqueque. Page dimensions: 260 x 205mm. Contemporary owner's signature of "John Polloc[k?]"on front pastedown. Preliminary leaves very worn and chipped at margins. All leaves up to page 10 detached. Spine missing. Front board attached with old cloth. Contemporary papered boards very worn. Heavy dust stains and marks to page edges. A few scrapes and knocks to top page edges. With light to moderate foxing internally. Corners of some leaves a little creased or dog-eared. Most of the maps are in poor condition with very large tears, but could be improved with some repairs (no repairs have been carried out, except for an old paper repair to the blank inner margin of the first map). The plates of Madeira and Tenerife are in good condition. The map of the East Indies is in good condition, but with some misfolds. Text complete. "This volume, the only one published, contains, among others, the voyages of Cada Mosto, Dias, Vasco de Gama, Columbus, Americus Vesputius, Albuquerque, and Magellan" - Sabin 26874.; 4to .

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        President George Washington Calls the Senate Into Session For His Second Inauguration

      The only call into session for a Washington inauguration we can find in private hands & The success of the American Revolution was a & long-shot, as an unorganized group of farmers & took on the greatest military power of the day. & Its leader Washington had been a minor officer & in the British Army over a decade earlier, yet & he was the best the Americans had, and though & a very wealthy landowner with everything to & lose, he agreed to lead. Victories were few and & far between for the Americans, and at times the & army under his command was reduced to a few & thousand dedicated but ill-armed, ill-fed and & ill-housed men. There were a number of mo- & ments during the Revolutionary War when it & actually seemed over except for British mop- & ping up operations, and it was only the deter- & mination of Washington that held the Ameri- & can cause and army together. The success of the & Revolution was an astonishing achievement & for Washington. Afterwards, he had every op- & portunity to become a king or dictator, but he & refused, instead supporting ratification of the & U.S. Constitution. & Washington was Inaugurated as President for the first & time on April 30, 1789, in front of New York's Federal & Hall. He had not wanted to be chief executive, and took & the job reluctantly, lamenting that in assuming the presi- & dency, he felt "like a culprit who is going to the place of & his execution." With the inaugural ceremony complete, & the crowd below let out three big cheers and President & Washington returned to the Senate chamber to deliver & his brief Inaugural address. In it, he hoped the American people would find liberty and hap- & piness under "a government instituted by themselves." He realized full well that he would be & setting important precedents in the office, and saw it as his responsibility to set positive ones, & saying "As the first of everything, in our situation, will serve to establish a precedent, it is de- & voutly wished on my part that these precedents be fixed on true principles." & Washington's first important presidential determination was to use as an advisory cabinet the & principal Federal officials he would select, and to fill the cabinet with men of stature and charac- & ter, not just supporters or sycophants. These included Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State and & Alexander Hamilton as Treasury Secretary. In fact, a conflict between these two quickly created & for Washington the necessity of determining whether the executive under the brand new Consti- & tution was a passive position, as many assumed, or one of active leadership. Jefferson's opinion & was that the Federal government and its head could only exercise powers specifically granted & by the Constitution, while Hamilton saw the Constitution as implying powers which the gov- & ernment could utilize for beneficial ends. Washington agreed with Hamilton and accepted the & concept that the Constitution allowed actions that it did not expressly authorize. This decision & proved a sound one and helped make the nation's future prosperity possible. Washington also & used national power in the Whiskey Rebellion to establish the primacy of Federal laws. All of & these actions set a strong precedent for presidential leadership. & Washington was re-elected in 1792. France declared war on Great Britain on February 1, 1793, & so by the time of his second inauguration, He was aware that hostilities were brewing; news of & the war declaration was speeding across the Atlantic at that very moment. The U.S. now faced a & thorny political problem, as France was America's ally during the Revolutionary War, yet Great & Britain's financial support was important to American ship-owners and businessmen. It was in & this tension-laden atmosphere, in which actions in Europe would surely have momentous yet & uncertain consequences in the U.S., that Washington's second term would begin. & & "...the Senate shall be & convened on Monday the & 4 instant, you are desired & to attend at the Senate & Chamber in Philadelphia on & that day"& The inaugural ceremony would take place before the U.S. Senate and in the Senate Chamber, but & for this to happen it would first be necessary to call the Senate into session for inauguration day. & There were 15 states in the Union at this time, and therefore 30 U.S. senators, but only 17 were & in Philadelphia to receive a call into session and be able to attend the history-making moment. & Thus, in all likelihood, only 17 Senators received letters commanding their presence that day. & This is one of those original letters. & Manuscript Letter Signed as President, Philadelphia, March 1, 1793, to Rhode Island's U.S. & Senator Theodore Foster. "Certain matters touching the public good requiring that the Senate shall be & convened on Monday the 4 instant, you are desired to attend at the Senate Chamber in Philadelphia on & that day then and there to receive and deliberate on such communications as shall be made to you on my & part." John Fitzgerald relates in his work "The Writings of George Washington" that "This extra & session of the Senate convened and adjourned on March 4." & The second inauguration of George Washington as President of the United States took place in & Philadelphia, in the Senate Chamber of that part of Independence Hall known as Congress Hall, & on March 4, 1793. The inauguration marked the commencement of the second four-year term & for not only Washington as President, but John Adams as Vice President, and was the first such & ceremony to take place on the date fixed by the Congress for inaugurations. Before an assembly & of congressmen, cabinet officers, judges of the federal and district courts, foreign officials, and & a gathering of Philadelphians, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court William Cushing administered & the oath of office, becoming the first Supreme Court justice to swear in a president. Though his & oath of office took place indoors, the sun shone in Philadelphia that day, as only seems fitting, & with Washington being sworn in the very building where independence had been declared and & he had been named to command the American army just 18 years earlier. Temperatures were & mild with a high of 61°F. Washington also delivered an inaugural address in which he stated: "I & am again called upon by the voice of my country to execute the functions of its Chief Magis- & trate. When the occasion proper for it shall arrive, I shall endeavor to express the high sense I & entertain of this distinguished honor, and of the confidence which has been reposed in me by the & people. Previous to the execution of any official act of the President, the Constitution requires & an oath of office. This oath I am now about to take, and in your presence..." & In his second term, President Washington promoted the concepts of American nationalism and & unity. He quickly determined that the U. S. should be neutral in the European quarrel, and on & April 22, 1793, issued a proclamation to that effect. The following year, the Jay Treaty settled & some outstanding issues with the British and thus reduced the chance of the U.S. getting entan- & gled in the European war. Towards the end of this term, he refused to seek another. This proved & to be another valuable precedent, as seeing his example, future presidents knew that one day & they would go home and resume life as private citizens. Washington believed that public virtue & led to prosperity, and as President conducted himself with pure motives and complete honesty. & His virtues were so pronounced that they actually influenced the way people thought about the & concepts of leadership and greatness. In setting this example and high standard, Washington & made it very difficult for his successors to materially deviate. & Our research has turned up only one other such letter that demonstrably still exists. There are & none listed in auction records over the past 35 years, and we know of none in private hands & otherwise. There is one, Sen. Roger Sherman's copy, in the Massachusetts Historical Society. The & Papers of Washington project believes that there may be a few others in institutions somewhere, & but they are not specifically aware of any. Nor did they know of any in private hands. They took & a copy of this letter as an example for the others.

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        Lehrbuch der Finanz-Wissenschaft

      Leipzig, Weidmann 1789.. IV, 220 S., 4 Bll. Umschlag d. Zt.

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      1789. Paperback. Fine. (FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY PAMPHLETS: A COLLECTION). (Paris, Imprimerie Nationale et al., 1789-1792). Octavo. Two volumes. 32 pamphlets, individually paginated, bound in half-morocco and marbled boards. Covers fine, and fine internally except for a few small, marginal tears, and inserted labels. The period represented is the early French Revolution and the rise of the Jacobins ("la Societe des Amis de la Constitution") with numerous fiery orations on the treason and culpability of the King and his court, and accusations among factions. These documents record events that led to the Terror. Most of the authors were soon to be guillotined themselves. The first volume contains: 1) DOCUMENTING THE FIRST EPISODE OF THE REVOLUTION. Proces-verbal des conferences sur la Verificatin des Pouvoirs tenues par MM. les Commissaires de Clerge, de la Noblesse et de les Communes. Paris, Baudouin, Imprimeur de l'Assemblie National, May-June 1789. 216pp. This meeting of the "three estates" (Clergy, Nobility, and Commons) is generally taken as the opening of the French Revolution. Establishment of the "Assemblee Nationale," and the famous oath of the Jeu de Paume to continue deliberations until a constitution was established occurred here at Versailles. Records signed by secretary Jacques Rene Hebert ("Pere Duchesne"). 2) Moyen Simple, Sur, et Facile pour Liberer l'Etat, soulager le Nation, etc. by M. d'Audibert-Caille, late Ambassador to Morocco. Paris, Baudouin, 1789. 87pp. On the foundation of a national bank. 3) Rapport fait a l'Assemblee National, le 8 Mars 1790, au nom du Comite des Colonies, par M. Barnave, Depute du Dauphine. Paris, l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1790. 22pp. Proposing representative government, but not freedom, for French colonies. 4) Discours prononce a la section de la Bibliotheque, dans un Assemblee Generale du 24 Octobre 1790, sur la question du renvoi des ministres, par J.P. Brissot. Paris, l'Imprimerie du Patriote francois, 1790. On recalling diplomats. 5) Projet d'Adresse aux Francois, sur la Constitution civile du Clerge... l'Assemblee Nationale, 14 Janvier, 1791. Par M. Mirabeau, l'Aine. Paris, l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1791. 35pp. By now the clergy are nationalized, and required to swear allegiance to the Constitution. Against naming Roman Catholicism as the national faith.

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      Paris: Chez Panckoucke, 1789, First edition.. Very occasional marginal browning, a tight, very good copy in a new leather binding.. Pp. xxviii, 70, + 26 fine full page engravings (9 are hand-colored or partially hand-colored). Full recent leather, gilt-decorated on the front cover and spine, with marbled endpapers and gilt-decorations around the inside border, 4to. This work covers frogs, turtles, crocodiles and lizards. The engraved plates by Bernard show exceedingly fine detail. There is no record of this volume with hand-colored plates which makes this work very rare. An additional volume on snakes was issued in 1790.

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        Catalogus Bibliothecae Gernerianae

      Publice divendenda, inde ab initio Mensis Martii MDCCLXXXIX. Finely engraved frontis. with a silhouette port. of Gerner. 5 p.l., 467 pp. 8vo, cont. mottled sheep, flat spine gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece on spine. Copenhagen: S. Popp, [1789]. The sale catalogue of one of the finest scientific libraries formed in the 18th century. Gerner (1742-87), a leading naval architect of the period, was also active as a civil engineer (he oversaw the dredging of numerous dock areas and designed cranes). He also founded the Danish school of naval architecture, was very much involved in the Royal Danish Agricultural Society (he wrote more than three hundred reports), designed a ventilation system for buildings, introduced the lightning rod to Denmark, invented a machine to manufacture silver coins for the Royal Mint, and developed a linen weaving machine. There was hardly a single technical enterprise in Denmark in which Gerner was not involved during his short life. Upon his death, he was mourned by the entire nation. The present catalogue reflects Gerner's wide interests and activities. His library was large -- 11,240 lots -- and almost all the books are devoted to the sciences in general, agriculture, and engineering. As a young man, Gerner had travelled widely throughout France and England and many of his books come from these countries as well as Germany. There are many 16th- and 17th-century books. There is a small but appealing collection of rare auction catalogues. Fine copy, largely printed on thick blue paper. Hammer bookplate of Stockholm. .

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      Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, 1789. Two volume set. First edition. Vol. I: viii, 437 pages of text. Vol. II: [ii], 389 pages of text, [i] blank, followed by [vi] pages of publisher's advertisement. Early full leather bindings with moderate rubbing to the spines, and minor chipping to spine extremities. Front hinge of the first volume is nearly detached, and the other hinges are tender. Minor foxing to endpapers. Early engraved bookplate on front endpapers "Virtue Mille Scuta" with two lions on crowns.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Letters from Sir George Brydges now Lord Rodney,

      London, 1789. 180pp. 1st ed., 4to, lacking pages 61-68, in contemporary blue paper wrappers, neatly rebacked, fine. The missing pages clearly were never present. An important work on St Eustatius

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        Abridgment of the Minutes of the Evidence, taken before a Committee of the Whole House,

      London, 1789. Bound with Part II for 1790. 82pp + 246pp. 1st ed., fine in original half calf, rebacked and with repairs to head and tail of spine but retaining original red label. Detailed eye-witness statements mostly from persons connected with the West Indies including many plantation owners, former governor of Jamaica, a doctor from Antigua, etc. 'A work published for general information and not for propaganda purposes by either party to the abolition controversy.' (Ragatz) Nos. 3 and 4 were published later in 1790 and 1791 giving a continuation of the evidence but are not present.

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        Inträdes-tal, innehållande anmärkningar om Vestindien; hållet för kongl.

      Vetenskaps academien, den 18 martii 1789. Sthlm, J. G. Lange, 1790. 8:o. (2),27 s. Med grav. titelvinjett. Tagen ur band. Stänkta snitt.. Med Vetenskapsakademiens preses Johan Fischerströms svar på s. 23-27. I sitt inträdestal återger Olof Swartz (1760-1818) sina intryck från Västindien, dess natur, folk och seder samt om slaveriet. Swartz hade under resor besökt bl.a. Jamaica, Kuba och Haiti och där gjort botaniska undersökningar och insamlat växter. Dessa låg senare till grund för Swartz "Flora Indiae occidentalis", tryckt 1804. Delar av Swartz samlingar av växter återfinns i dag i Naturhistoriska riksmuseets samlingar

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        An Account of the Principal Lazrettos in Europe; With Various Papers Relative to the Plague: Together with Further Observations on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland. Quarto

      First edition of one of Howard's two major works, "the first survey . . . which had ever appeared", supplemented by Howard's further observations on prisons, providing the empirical bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning; with the 23 plates, all but two folding, two with minor tears, else an attractive copy. Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [and three others, London, 1789.

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        Handlingar till uplysning af svenska historien, samlade och utgifne af Eric Michaël Fant.

      1-4 stycket. Uppsala, Johan Edman 1789-1802. 8:o. (8),+ 127,+ (1); (4),+ 146; (4),+ 132; (2),+ 126,+ (2) s. saknar sista bladet med tryckfelslista, istället finns där bokhandelsreklam från Johan Edman. Enstaka lätta småfläckar. Första sidan i tredje stycket med bläckanteckningar av Rääf. Välbevarat samtida hfrbd med rikt guldornerad rygg med beige titeletikett och gula snitt. Rääfs exlibris. Setterwall 196. Blandad urkundssamling med brev och dagböcker. Innehåller bl. a. Erik XIV:s dagbok för åren 1566-67 och Axel Gyllenkroks berättelse om Karl XII:s "...uppbrott utur Saxen, samt hvad under hans fältog till Pultova, jämväl hvad i dess belägring och derefter uti Pultava bataille förefallit."

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        MONUMENTA AQUENSIA. E mss. codd. edidit praefatione catalogo notis indicibus illustravit.

      In-8 gr. (mm. 276 x 202), 2 voll., mz. pelle ottocentesca (con abras.), dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, pp. XXIII,(37),727; 56,28,856; testo e numeraz. delle pagg. su due colonne. ?Adjectae sunt plures alexandrinae ac finitimarum Pedemontanae ditionis provinciarum chartae et chronicae cum collectione diplomatica ac tabulis genealogicis antiquas marchionum Montisferrati, Salutiarum, Cevae, Incisae, Boschi, Ponzoni, ac aliorum Aledramicae gentis marchionum origines enucleantibus?. Opera fondamentale per la storia antica, civile e diplomatica, del Piemonte e Monferrato ed in particolare per la città di Acqui, condotta dall?A. su codici manoscritti e documenti che coprono il periodo 1399 / 1699, corredata di indici e note filologiche. Pure notevole è lo studio genealogico sulle più importanti famiglie nobili piemontesi dei secoli citati. Cfr. Lozzi,I, p. 108 (in nota): ?opera rarissima? - Brunet,VI,25317. Con lievi uniformi arross. e qualche fiorit. ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        STORIA DE? PRINCIPALI AVVENIMENTI DOPO L?INGRESSO DE? FRANCESI IN LOMBARDIA. Cioe? dal Maggio del 1796, a tutto il 1802., per servire di appendice alla Storia di Como.

      In-8 gr. (mm. 245x185), 2 opere in 1 vol., mz. pergam. coeva, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. 109. ?Con un prospetto fisico e politico della stessa Città ed antica sua provincia?. Manca la tav. f.t., qui in fotocopia. Cfr. Predari,184: ?La storia di Como di questo dottissimo uomo e? un tesoro di erudizione anche per la storia milanese?. Unito a: "Dissertazione intorno all?antico stato politico della Gallia Cisalpina oggidì Lombardia". Ed il successivo sotto la Repubblica e monarchia romana indi sotto i Goti ed i Longobardi. Del Marchese Giuseppe Rovelli, patrizio Comasco. Milano, Ostinelli, 1789, pp. (2),155. Esempl. molto ben conservato.

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        Nachtrag zu den wunderbaren Reisen zu Wasser und Lande, und lustige Abentheuer des Freyherrn von Münchhausen, wie er dieselben bey der Flasche Wein im Zirkel seiner Freunde selbst zu erzählen pflegt.

      Zweyte Auflage. Mit Kupfern. Koppenhagen, 1789. 8vo. With 15 engravings. XXIV+(8)+94 pages. Bound in a later brown full leather binding with raised bands on the spine and gilt floral decoration on the front and back cover. The title label on spine in red. In a decorative slipcase of marbled paper in blue colours and with leather edges. Inside nice and clean - including the engravings.. An early edition of the fabulous tales of Baron Münchhausen, printed in Copenhagen in 1789. The naive and charming engravings depict the famous scenes from the tales

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        Tour to the West of England in 1788

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

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        Vocabolario delle parole del dialetto napoletano che piu si scostano dal dialetto toscano: con alcune ricerche etimologiche sulle medesime degli accademici filopatridi: opera postuma supplita, ed accresciuta notabilmente. napoli, presso giuseppe-maria porcelli, 1789.

      Due volumi legati in uno di cm. 16, pp. (4) 284; 211 (1). Solida legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle verde con piccole punte; dorso liscio con fregi e titoli in oro su tassello. Esemplare con qualche fioritura, ma genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Collezione di tutti i poemi in lingua napoletana volumi 26-27. Alcune copie censite menzionano una sorta di appendice al secondo volume titolata: ""L'eccellenza della lingua napoletana con la maggioranza alla toscana problema di Partenio Tosco accademico lunatico"" non presente nel nostro esemplare. Edizione originale, non comune.

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        Oversat af svensk.

      1-3. Köpenhamn, Boghandler Mallings forlag hos Sebastian Popp, 1789-90. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,+ (8),+ 648 s.+ 2 utvikbara planscher; (2),+ 654 s.+ 2 utvikbara planscher; (8),+ 535,+ (1) + 1 utvikbar plansch. Fläckar i slutet av första delen, bruntonat papper. Samtida välbevarade hfrbd med rikt guldornerade ryggar med upphöjda bind och gröna och röda titel- och deltiteletiketter, röda snitt. Tre volymer. Rödstämpel "Udgaaet af hans majestæt kongens haandbibliotek" på titelbladens baksidor. Fint exemplar, bortsett från det bruna pappret och en svag doft av "parfym"? . Bibl. Danica II, 498. Setterwall 4950. Det svenska originalet utkom 1757-65

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

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

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        Försök til et swenskt skogs- och jagt-lexicon.

      Göteborg, S. Norberg, 1789. 4:o. 138 s. Obetydligt solkigt halvpergamentbd. Oskuren. Lätt lagerfläckig, titelbladet ngt hårdare. Bitvis med en fuktrand i marginalen. Med Kurt Lindners tilianabiblioteks exlibris och dess stpl på s. 2 och 138. Med ett samtida rött lacksigill på titelbladet.. Schreber 44: "lexikonet innehåller flera värdefulla uppgifter. - Ej vanligt". Hebbe 1441. Inleds med "Strödda anmärkningar om de fordna tiders skog, jagt- och djurfång i Swea land" på s. 7-20 och avslutas med "korta, men nödwändiga påminnelser, i anseende til skogarnes nuwarande tilstånd, wård och återplantering" på s. 133-38. I övrigt är arbetet alfabetiskt uppställt från "adel" till "öfwer-jägmästare". Innehåller en mängd kulturhistoriska och zoologiska uppgifter. Magnus Hendric Brummer (1735-90) var ursprungligen militär och deltog i pommerska kriget. 1775 utnämndes han till överjägmästare i Halland. Hans "lexicon" bygger på egna erfarenheter och rön. 1787 utgav han en författningssamling "rörande skogarnes wård och nyttjande i riket, samt jagt och diurfång". Jaktsamlaren och bibliografen Kurt Lindner författade bl.a. "Bibliographie der deutschen und der niederländischen Jagdliteratur von 1480 bis 1850" (1976)

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        Die Affenkönige oder die Reformation des Affenlandes. Ein politischer Roman in zwei Büchern.

      Mit 40 Textholzschnitten. 5 Bll., 228 S. Hübscher HLdr. d. Zt., mit Rückenschild (dieses mit kl. Absplitterung). Bloch 26; Hayn-Got. I, 33; nicht bei Goed. V, 501ff. - Erste Ausgabe, erschien nach Hayn-Got. auch ohne Verlegerangabe. Satire auf Österreich vor und nach den Josephinischen Reformen, "dem Sarasin-Klinger`schen Plimplamplasko ähnelnd". - Leicht gebräunt und stellenw. leicht stockfleckig.

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        Versuch eines baierischen und oberpfälzischen Idiotikons. Nebst grammatikalischen Bemerkungen über diese zwo Mundarten, und einer kleinen Sammlung von Sprüchwörtern und Volksliedern. (UND:) Nachlese zum baierischen und oberpfälzischen Idiotikon. Erste Abtheilung. Lebende Mundart.

      105 S.; 8 Bll. 51 S. Pappband d. Zt. ADB XLIV, 731. - Andreas Dominikus Zaupfer (1748-1795), Jurist, Philosoph, Theologe und Dichter, gilt als einer der "hervorragendsten Aufklärer Baierns". Nachdem er sich den Unmut höherer Kreise zuzog, wurde verordnet ihn "mit der Kanzleiarbeit so weit zu beschäftigen, damit ihm zu theologischen und anderen ausschweifenden Schreibereien keine Zeit übrig verbleibe." Diese Einschränkung von oben führte zu der Phase, in der sich Zaupfer der Dichtkunst widmete. In diese Zeit fällt auch die Entstehung des vorliegenden Werkes. - Unaufgeschnitten, vereinzelt gering gebräunt, leichter Eckabriss an den letzten beiden Blättern ohne Textverlust rechts unten. Titel mit Bibliotheks- und Ausgeschiedenstempel.

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        Geschichte der menschlichen Narrheit oder Lebensbeschreibungen berühmter Schwarzkünstler, Goldmacher, Teufelsbanner, Zeichen- und Liniendeuter, Schwärmer, Wahrsager, und anderer philosophischer Unholden.

      7 in 4 Bänden. Mit 3 gest. Titelvign. Pappbde. d. Zt. Bolton I, 171; Rosenthal 5; Graesse I, 20: "Ouvrage très curieux, et rarement complet."; Ferguson I, 5; Engel 105; Henning I, 2321. - Erste Ausgabe des wohl seltensten Werkes des bekannten Philologen und Lexikographen Johann Christoph Adelung. Enthält 73 Biographien (jeweils mit ausführlicher kommentierter Bibliographie) und im Anhang "Fausts Höllenzwang". - Im letzten Band beigebunden "Oweni epigrammata selecta" (Leipzig 1813). - Beschabt und bestoßen. Gebräunt, bzw. braunfleckig.

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        Lehrbuch der Finanz-Wissenschaft.

      IV, 220 S., 4 Bll. Umschlag d. Zt. Humpert 11798; Kress B.1638; Masui 918. - Erste Ausgabe. - Unbeschnitten. Tls. fleckig und gebräunt. Umschlag knitterig und bestoßen, am Rücken tls. abgerieben. Handschriftl. Besitzvermerk auf dem vorderen Umschlag.

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        Vorschrift zum Nutzen der Bernischen Jugend verfertigt durch Johann Jakob Roschi, Schreibmeister an der Kunstschule in Bern, Gegraben durch Heinrich Brupbacher in Wädischwyl.

      Mit gestochenem Titel, 2 n.n. Blätter mit 3 Textseiten mit einer gestochenen Vignette und 41 gestochenen Blättern. Halblederband der Zeit. Doede 227. - Katalog Ornamentstichsammlung 4936 (ohne die letzten 2 Blätter). - Weilenmann 2720. - Originalausgabe, hier mit den häufig fehlenden Textblättern und ohne die spätere Anfügung von C.A. Jenni als Verleger auf dem Titelblatt. - Mit den häufig fehlenden 2 Blättern am Schluss, die nach dem Tode Roschis von dessen Sohn Jakob Emanuel Roschi herausgegeben wurden. - Mit dem Widmungsblatt an die bernische Obrigkeit, von Roschi 'Lehrer der Schreibkunst an dem Kunstintitut in Bern' bezeichnet. Das Buch richtete sich an Kinder ab dem 8. Altersjahr. - Tafel 12 mit alter Reparatur mit Japanpapier. Ettwas stock- und fingerfleckig. Einband beschabt und bestossen. - Selten. [3 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        Memorie istoriche della chiesa vescovile di monteregale in piemonte dall'erezione del vescovato sino a'nostri tempi. dedicate all' e monsignore giuseppe antonio maria corte vescovo di monteregale. torino, nella stamperia reale, 1789.

      2 voll. in-4° (285x215mm), pp. (8), XXVI, 328; (4), 516; solida legatura novecentesca m. tela grezza con titolo oro su tasselli in pelle rossa ai dorsi. 2 grandi stemmi vescovili incisi in rame alla pagina di dedica ed al discorso preliminare del primo vol., uno stemma vescovile inciso su legno all'inizio di ciascuna biografia. Ottimo esemplare in barbe e a pieni margini. Edizione originale di quest'importante opera di storia ecclesiastica monregalese. Il primo volume è di biografie, il secondo di documenti. L'opera contiene la dissertazione sopra l'origine di Mondovì di Luca Lobera, priore di San Pietro di Vico. Il Grassi fu Canonico della Chiesa Vescovile di Mondovì e Cavaliere di San Maurizio e Lazzaro. Lozzi, I, 2858. note. Manca al Manno.

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        Anatomia Corporum Humanorum, centum et quatuordecim tabulis... illustrata. Amplius explicata, multisque novis anatomicis inventis, chirurgisque observationibus aucta a Guilielmo Cowper. Accedunt ejusdem introductio in Oeconomiam Animalium & Index in totum Opus. Omnia nunc primum latinitate donata curante Guilielmo Dundass. Britanno M. D.

      Folio (53 x 36 cm). Mit Kupfertitel, gest. Titelvignette u. 112 (st. 114) Kupfertafeln (3 gef.). Titel in Rot u. Schwarz, Initialen u. einige Vign. in Holzschnitt. 8 Bl.; 57 Bl. Erklärungen zu den Taf., 4 Bl. Modernes Pgt. im Stil d. Zt. (Gerd-Adolf Schulz) auf 5 durchgezogenen Bünden m. altem RSchild. Die großartigen Tafeln zählen wohl zu den besten anatomischen Abbildungen der Zeit. Cowper (1666-1709, Namensgeber der Cowperschen Drüsen, berühmt waren seine saubern Präparate (Meyer, 6. Aufl.)) benutzte für seine zuerst englisch erschienene Anatomie von 1698 größtenteils Tafeln aus dem Werk von Govard Bidloo von 1685 und ergänzte sie um englische Beschreibungen und 9 Tafeln als Anhang. Von der ersten lateinischen Ausgabe von 1739 existieren Exemplare mit unterschiedlichen Titelblättern ("Dundass. Britanno" und "Scoto"), vorliegendes Ex. enthält bei gleichem Abstand der römischen Zahlzeichen wie Vergleichsex. mit Druckjahr 1739 ein zusätzliches L, so daß sich 1789 addiert, vermutlich ein später korrigierter Satzfehler oder eine Manipulation, um das Werk aktueller scheinen zu lassen. Da der Druck sonst vollständig mit Vergleichsex. von 1739 übereinstimmt, scheint das späte Jahr 1789 ausgeschlossen, Drucke von Langerak gibt es zu dieser Zeit nicht mehr. - Tafel I-II fehlen (Kopien in Originalgröße liegen bei). - Im Rande teils etw. fleckig, einige Marginalien in Bleistift. Wenige Taf. u. Textbl. m. kl. Randeinrissen, meist sorgfältig hinterlegt. Insgesamt ein schönes, sauberes Exemplar in einem ansprechenden neueren meisterlichen Pergament-Einband. [6 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        Ueber die Lehre des Spinoza in Briefen an den Herrn Moses Mendelssohn. Neue vermehrte Auflage.

      Breslau, Gottl. Löwe, 1789, 8vo. Very beautiful contemporary red full calf binding with five raised bands and gilt green leather title-label to richly gilt spine. elaborate gilt borders to boards, inside which a "frame" made up of gilt dots, with giltcorner-ornamentations. Edges of boards gilt and inner gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Minor light brownspotting. Marginal staining to the last leaves. Engraved frontispiece-portrait of Spinoza, engraved title-vignette (double-portrait, of Lessing and Mendelssohn), engraved end-vignette (portrait of Jacobi). Frontispiece, title-page, LI, (1, -errata), 440 pp. Magnificent copy.. First edition thus, being the seminal second edition, the "neue vermehrte Auflage" (new and expanded edition), which has the hugely important 180 pp. of "Beylage" for the first time, which include the first translation into any language of any part of Giordano Bruno's "de Uno et Causa..." (pp. 261-306) as well as several other pieces of great importance to the "Pantheismusstreit" and to the interpretation of the philosophy of Spinoza and Leibniz, here for the first time in print. The present translation of Bruno seems to be the earliest translation of any of Bruno's works into German, and one of the earliest translations of Bruno at all - as far as we can establish, the second, only preceded by an 18th century translation into English of "Spaccio della bestia trionfante. It is with the present edition of Jacobi's work that the interest in Bruno is founded and with which Bruno is properly introduced to the modern world. Jacobi not only provides what is supposedly the second earliest translation of any of Bruno's works ever to appear, he also establishes the great influence that Bruno had on two of our greatest thinkers, Spinoza and Leibnitz. It is now generally accepted that Spinoza founds his ethical thought upon Bruno and that Lebnitz has taken his concept of the "Monads" from him. It is Jacobi who, with the second edition of his "Letters on Spinoza...", for the first time ever puts Bruno where he belongs and establishes his position as one of the key figures of modern philosophy and thought. Bruno's works, the first editions of which are all of the utmost scarcity, were not reprinted in their time, and new editions of them did not begin appearing until the 19th century. For three centuries his works had been hidden away in libraries, where only few people had access to them. Thus, as important as his teachings were, thinkers of the ages to come were largely reliant on more or less reliable renderings and reproductions of his thoughts. As Jacobi states in the preface to the second edition of his "Letters on Spinoza...", "There appears in this new edition, under the title of Appendices ("Beylage"), different essays, of which I will here first give an account. The first Appendix is an excerpt from the extremely rare book "De la causa, principio, et Uno", by Jordan Bruno. This strange man was born, one knows not in which year, in Nola, in the Kingdom of Naples; and died on February 17th 1600 in Rome on the stake. With great diligence Brucker has been gathering information on him, but in spite of that has only been able to deliver fragments [not in translation]. For a long time his works were, partly neglected due to their obscurity, partly not respected due to the prejudice against the new opinions and thoughts expressed in them, and partly loathed and suppressed due to the dangerous teachings they could contain. On these grounds, the current scarcity of his works is easily understood. Brucker could only get to see the work "De Minimo", La Croce only had the book "De Immenso et Innumerabilibus" in front of him, or at least he only provides excerpts from this [also not in translation], as Heumann does only from the "Physical Theorems" [also small fragments, not in translation]; also Bayle had, of Bruno's metaphysical works, himself also merely read this work, of which I here provide an excerpt." (Vorrede, pp. (VII)-VIII - own translation from the German). Jacobi continues by stating that although everyone complains about the obscurity of Bruno's teachings and thoughts, some of the greatest thinkers, such as Gassendi, Descartes, "and our own Leibnitz" (p. IX) have taken important parts of their theorems and teachings from him. "I will not discuss this further, and will merely state as to the great obscurity ("grossen Dunkelheit") of which people accuse Bruno, that I have found this in neither his book "de la Causa" nor in "De l'Infinito Universo et Mondi", of which I will speak implicitly on another occasion. As to the first book, my readers will be able to judge for themselves from the sample ("Probe") that I here present. My excerpt can have become a bit more comprehensible due to the fact that I have only presented the System of Bruno himself, the "Philosophia Nolana" which he himself calls it, in its continuity... My main purpose with this excerpt is, by uniting Bruno with Spinoza, at the same time to show and explain the "Summa of Philosophy" ("Summa der Philosophie") of "En kai Pan" [in Greek characters - meaning "One and All"]. ... It is very difficult to outline "Pantheism" in its broader sense more purely and more beautifully than Bruno has done." (Vorrede pp. IX-XI - own translation from the German). So not only does Jacobi here provide this groundbreaking piece of Bruno's philosophy in the first translation ever, and not only does he provide one of the most important interpretations of Spinoza's philosophy and establishes the importance of Bruno to much of modern thought, he also presents Bruno as the primary exponent of "pantheism", thereby using Bruno to change the trajectory of modern thought and influencing all philosophy of the decades to come. After the second edition of Jacobi's "Ueber die Lehre des Spinoza", no self-respecting thinker could neglect the teachings of Bruno; he could no longer be written off as having "obscure" and insignificant teachings, and one could no longer read Spinoza nor Leibnitz without thinking of Bruno. It is with this edition that the world rediscovers Bruno, never to forget him again.WITH THE FIRST EDITION OF "UEBER DIE LEHRE DES SPINOZA" (1785), JACOBI BEGINS THE FAMOUS "PATHEISMUSSTREIT", which focused attention on the apparent conflict between human freedom and any systematic, philosophical interpretation of reality. In 1780, Jacobi (1743-1819), famous for coining the term nihilism, advocating "belief" and "revelation" instead of speculative reason, thereby anticipating much of present-day literature, and for his critique of the Sturm-und-Drang-era, had a conversation with Lessing, in which Lessing stated that the only true philosophy was Spinozism. This led Jacobi to a protracted and serious study of Spinoza's works. After Lessing's death, in 1783 Jacobi began a lengthy letter-correspondende with Mendelssohn, a close friend of Lessing, on the philosophy of Spinoza. These letters, with commentaries by Jacobi, are what constitute the first edition of "Ueber die lehre des Spinoza", as well as the first part of the second edition. The second edition is of much greater importance, however, due to greatly influential Appendices. The work caused great furor and the enmity of the Enlightenment thinkers. Jacobi was ridiculed by his contemporaries for attempting to reintroduce into philosophy belief instead of reason, was seen as an enemy of reason and Enlightenment, as a pietist, and as a Jesuit. But the publication of the work not only caused great furor in wider philosophical circles, there was also a personal side to the scandal which has made it one of the most debated books of the period: "Mendelssohn enjoyed, as noted at the outset, a lifelong friendship with G. E. Lessing... Along with Mendelssohn, Lessing embraced the idea of a purely rational religion and would endorse Mendelssohn's declaration: "My religion recognizes no obligation to resolve doubt other than through rational means; and it commands no mere faith in eternal truths" (Gesammelte Schriften, Volume 3/2, p. 205). To pietists of the day, such declarations were scandalous subterfuges of an Enlightenment project of assimilating religion to natural reason... While Mendelssohn skillfully avoided that confrontation, he found himself reluctantly unable to remain silent when, after Lessing's death, F. H. Jacobi contended that Lessing embraced Spinoza's pantheism and thus exemplified the Enlightenment's supposedly inevitable descent into irreligion.Following private correspondence with Jacobi on the issue and an extended period when Jacobi (in personal straits at the time) did not respond to his objections, Mendelssohn attempted to set the record straight about Lessing's Spinozism in "Morning Hours". Learning of Mendelssohn's plans incensed Jacobi who expected to be consulted first and who accordingly responded by publishing, without Mendelssohn's consent, their correspondence - "On the Teaching of Spinoza in Letters to Mr. Moses Mendelssohn" - a month before the publication of "Morning Hours". Distressed on personal as well as intellectual levels by the controversy over his departed friend's pantheism, Mendelssohn countered with a hastily composed piece, "To the Friends of Lessing: an Appendix to Mr. Jacobi's Correspondence on the Teaching of Spinoza". According to legend, so anxious was Mendelssohn to get the manuscript to the publisher that, forgetting his overcoat on a bitterly cold New Year's eve, he delivered the manuscript on foot to the publisher. That night he came down with a cold from which he died four days later, prompting his friends to charge Jacobi with responsibility for Mendelssohn's death.The sensationalist character of the controversy should not obscure the substance and importance of Mendelssohn's debate with Jacobi. Jacobi had contended that Spinozism is the only consistent position for a metaphysics based upon reason alone and that the only solution to this metaphysics so detrimental to religion and morality is a leap of faith, that salto mortale that poor Lessing famously refused to make. Mendelssohn counters Jacobi's first contention by attempting to demonstrate the metaphysical inconsistency of Spinozism. He takes aim at Jacobi's second contention by demonstrating how the "purified Spinozism" or "refined pantheism" embraced by Lessing is, in the end, only nominally different from theism and thus a threat neither to religion nor to morality." (SEP).The Beylagen, which are not included in the 1785 first edition and only appear with the 1789 second edition, include: I. Auszug aus Jordan Bruno von Nola. Von der Ursache, dem Princip und dem Einen (p. 261-306) II. Diokles an Diotime über den Atheismus (p. 307-327) translation of Lettre ... sur l'Athéisme by F. Hemsterhuis

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