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        Amsterdam, aandelenbeurs - Pierre Fouquet, ca. 1790.

      OUDSTE AANDELENBEURS TER WERELD?Gezicht van de beurs te Amsterdam?. Kopergravure uitgegeven 1789 door Pierre Fouquet jr. naar een tekening van Herman Schouten uit ca. 1765. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (prent) ca. 27,2 x 36,1 cm.De Amsterdamse koopmansbeurs was in het begin van de 17de eeuw het belangrijkste handelsinstituut ter wereld. Al snel was de beurs een zeer internationale aangelegenheid. Er werd gehandeld in alles wat maar te verhandelen was. Er waren VOC-aandelen te koop, termijncontracten die het recht gaven op een vastgelegd tijdstip voor een vaste prijs partijen goederen te kopen, verzekeringen, maar ook gewoon goederen. Verder konden er verzekeringen worden afgesloten. Er konden contracten over het vervoer van vrachten worden gesloten en er was informatie te krijgen wat verder voor de handel van belang was.In de lente van 1608 werd met de bouw van de Koopmansbeurs begonnen, gedeeltelijk op de gewelven van de sluis, gedeeltelijk op palen van 50 a 60 voet lengte.Het Amsterdamse stadsbestuur was de initiatiefnemer voor de bouw van deze beurs. Het wilde daarmee de handel in de stad op ??n plek concentreren. Dit was bevorderlijk voor de handel en het bood ook mogelijkheden voor regulering. De bouw stond onder leiding van stadsbouwmeester Hendrick de Keyser. Het ontwerp van de beurs was afgeleid van soortgelijke beursgebouwen in Antwerpen en Londen. In 1611 was het de Koopmansbeurs een feit.De Koopmansbeurs bestond uit een rechthoekige binnenplaats met daaromheen een zuilengalerij. Doordat ze gedeeltelijk was gebouwd op brugbogen konden schepen met gestreken mast onder de beurs door varen. De doorgang werd in 1622 afgesloten, eerst met een boom in de vaaropening, vervolgens met zware houten deuren en tenslotte in 1672 werd de doorgang definitief dichtgemetseld. Als reden voor de sluiting wordt aangegeven dat in 1622 een steenhouwersgezel uit Namen, Balthasar Paul, complotteerde om Amsterdam in brand te steken. Een onderdeel van zijn plannen was het in brand steken van de beurs. Zijn plannen mislukten en Balthasar Paul eindigde zijn leven op het schavot op de Dam.Misschien al in 1611, maar in elk geval na de verbouwing en uitbreiding van de beurs in 1668, had de effectenhandel een vaste plaats op de - openlucht - beursvloer.Het overgrote deel van de transacties die in deze beurs gesloten werden, betrof de goederenhandel, maar de Beurs van Hendrick de Keyser was ook de plek waar aandelen in de VOC en, vanaf 1621, ook in de West-Indische Compagnie werden verhandeld. Daarom wordt dit beursgebouw ook beschouwd als de oudste aandelenbeurs ter wereld.Ten behoeve van de korenhandelaren, werd in 1617 bij de Oude Brug, aan de zuidzijde, over het water een aparte korenbeurs gebouwd.In 1835 was de Koopmansbeurs zodanig verzakt dat hij onbruikbaar geworden was en uiteindelijk moest het gebouw tussen 1836 en 1838 gesloopt worden. Ervoor in de plaats kwam de Beurs van Zocher, aan de andere kant van de Dam.Prijs: ?850,-.

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        12 Blätter: gute menschliche Eigenschaften, 1789

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Beschriftung: 1. Blatt unten links signiert: "D. Chodowiecki f.". Werkverzeichnis: Engelmann 609 II/II. Serie: 12 Blätter: gute menschliche Eigenschaften. Grösse: 4 x 2 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: Darstellung: 5,2 x 2,0 cm Papier: 6,9 x 17,6 cm Papier2: 6,6 x 17,7 cm. Beschreibung: Sehr schöner Probedruck des zweiten Zustandes mit den Bildunterschriften vor der vollständigen Zerschneidung. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Des Publius Virgilius Maro Landbau, vier Gesänge. Übersetzt und erklärt von Johann Heinrich Voss

      Eutin bei dem Verfasser und Hamburg, bei C.E.Bohn, 1789. XXIV/327 S./3 Bl. mit einer Kupferstichvignette von Hellwag, Halbleder der Zeit (berieben und bestossen/etwas fleckig) - Wilpert/Gühring 1,1313,10 Taschengoedeke, 688/Erste Auflage -

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        Manual de párrocos para la administración de los sacramentos del bautismo y penitencia enteramente conforme al ritual romano.Mandado publicar por N.SS.P.el Sr.Paulo V para su puntual observancia

      Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, México 1789 - 136 pp páginas

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        Voyage Round the World; but more particularly to the North-West

      1789 - DIXON, GEORGE. A Voyage Round the World; but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte. London: Geo. Goulding, 1789. 4to. xxix, [3], 360, 47 p. 5 folding maps, 16 engraved plates (some folding), leaf of engraved music. Modern half calf, very skillfully executed in period style. One of the natural history plates is quite foxed, a few others lightly foxed and/or offset, else a very good, clean copy. First edition. Dixon, along with Nathaniel Portlock, both of whom had been with Captain Cook, made this voyage to the northwest coast of America to collect furs for a group of London merchants. They arrived at the Sandwich Islands via Cape Horn in the spring of 1786, reached the mouth of Cook's River in Alaska by July, then sailed down the coast as far as Nootka Sound. The winter was spent in the Sandwich Islands, and in early 1788 the ships sailed to Prince William Sound. The two vessels then parted, with Dixon returning to Nootka Sound, where he named the "Queen Charlotte Islands." The account of the voyage, except for the introduction and the appendixes, was actually written by William Beresford. Streeter calls the work "an excellent authority for the early days of fur trading on the northwest coast." Streeter Sale 3484; Forbes 162; Howes D365; Hill 118; Lada-Mocarski 43; Wickersham 6574. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Journey through the Crimea to Constantinople

      1789. First Edition . CRAVEN, Elizabeth. A Journey through the Crimea to Constantinople. In a series of LettersÂ… Written in the Year 1786. London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1789. Quarto, modern half calf, raised bands, orange morocco spine label, marbled boards. $2500.First edition, with folding engraved map and six engraved plates of landscapes, grottos and caves (one folding). Handsomely bound.Lady Craven (Elizabeth Margravine of Anspach) married William Craven (later the sixth Earl of Craven) in 1767, but separated from him in 1783 and traveled through Italy, Austria, Poland, Russia, Turkey and Greece. Her published Journey is related in a series of letters to the Margrave of Brandebourg whom she married after the EarlÂ’s death in 1791. “Lady Craven is said to have been the first woman that descended into the grotto of Antiparos (a small island in the Aegean Sea)” (Coxe, 197). Bound with half title. Blackmer 424. Owner signature on half title. Occasional marginalia; manuscript index on preliminary blank.Folding plate reinforced on verso. Text and plates generally clean and fine. A handsome copy.

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        Des Publius Virgilius Maro Landbau, vier Gesänge. Übersetzt und erklärt von Johann Heinrich Voss

      C.E. Bohn 1789 - - Wilpert/Gühring 1,1313,10; Taschengoedeke, 688/Erste Auflage - Gewicht in Gramm: 380 Eutin bei dem Verfasser und Hamburg, bei C.E.Bohn, 1789. XXIV/327 S./3 Bl. mit einer Kupferstichvignette von Hellwag, Halbleder der Zeit (berieben und bestossen/etwas fleckig) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe

      

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        Briefe über die Gesezgebung überhaupt, und den Entwurf des preußischen Gesezbuchs insbesondere.\r

      Johann Georg Fleischer, Frankfurt. 1789 - Bella legatura in piena pelle coeva con dorso a cinque nervi. Schlosser gilt als "Vorläufer der historischen Rechtsschule". Das Werk ist von ungeheurer Relevanz für die Entstehungsgeschichte des Preußischen Allgemeinen Landrechts: "Die nach Gustav Hugo und Friedr. Carl Savigny sehr beachtenswerte Kritik an Carl Gottlieb Suarez’ Entwurf eines preußischen Gesetzbuches". Die Briefe, welche ihrer Zeit schlechtweg den Beruf zur Gesetzgebung absprechen, stützen sich wesentlich auf politisch-liberale Gründe, indem sie einer Epoche des absolutistisch monarchischen Regiments keine Legislation zutrauen, welche die bürgerliche Unabhängigkeit zu sichern, bürgerliche Bewegungsfreiheit zu gewähren vermöchte (ADB XXXI, 547 und Stintzing-Landsberg III, 1). Seltsam original Auflage. Formato: [2], 345, [2] p., 17 cm, piena pelle. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        Songs of Innocence: Plate 19. “Holy Thursday”.

      Single sheet. [London]: The Author & Printer W Blake[,] 1789. Single sheet, printed in black, matted. First printing, first issue, of Blake’s first extant attempt at illuminated printing, from copy W as listed in the standard bibliography, G. E. Bentley, Jr., Blake Books, pages 366, 411-12.

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        American Geography; or, A View of the Present Situation of the

      , 1789. 1789. MORSE, JEDIDIAH. The American Geography; or, A View of the Present Situation of the United States of America. Elizabeth Town: Shepard Kollock, 1789. xii, 534, [3] p. 2 folding maps. Contemporary sheep, very skillfully rebacked in correct period style, rear endpaper sympathetically replaced. Light foxing and occasional browning throughout, as usual with early American paper, a few short splits and one map tear skillfully mended. Twentieth-century owner's stamp at the foot of the dedication page and on the verso of one map. Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes bookplate. The first American geography, and an important early American cartographical work. Jedidiah Morse was a congregationalist minister who in 1784 published a school text, Geography Made Easy. Two years later, he began work on a comprehensive American geography. He sought assistance from many distinguished Americans, including Washington and Franklin. Governor William Livingston of New Jersey took considerable interest in the work and made numerous contributions to the text. Morse returned his thanks to Livingston by dedicating the book to him. The maps were engraved by Amos Doolittle, who compiled the map of the northern states. The map of the southern states was compiled by Joseph Purcell and depicts the "New State of Franklin" between present Tennessee and North Carolina. This copy is complete including the errata leaf and directions to the binder, leaf 3X4, and the leaf "Corrections respecting France" tipped in at the rear. For a detailed essay on the compilation and publication history of this important book, see Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754-1800: A Descriptive Bibliography, 528. Evans 21978; Howes M840; Wheat & Brun 149, 491; ESTC W31207.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

      London: printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell,, 1789. In Three Volumes. The Fifth Edition. 3 volumes, octavo (213 x 125 mm). Contemporary polished speckled calf, red morocco labels to spine, raised bands ruled in gilt, volume number to fourth compartment on green morocco label lettered and decorated in gilt, edges speckled red. Armorial bookplates of Clan Cumming to front pastedowns. Extremities rubbed with a few small spots of wear, corners a little bumped, boards lightly marked, hinges gently cracked but holding, a few spill-burns to upper edge of vol. 2, a very good set. Fifth edition, one of 1,500 copies printed, the last edition to be published in Smith's lifetime. It was taken from the third edition (1784). "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, p. 134).

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        La magie blanche dévoilée ou explication des tours surprenans ... avec des réflexions sur la baguette divinatoire, les automates joueurs d'échecs, etc... - Suivi de: Supplément à la magie blanche dévoilée ... contenant l'explication de plusieurs tours nouveaux... les cadrans sympathiques, le mouvement perpétuel... les poupées parlantes, les ventriloques etc...

      Paris & Liège, chez F.J. Desoer, 1789, 2 parties in 8°, de VIII-118pp., ill. d'un front. gravé et de vignettes in t., & VIII-270pp., ill. d'un front. gravé et de nbr. vignettes in t., rel. en 1 vol. demi-basane époque, dos lisse à filets dorés. Bon ensemble des deux premières parties de cette célèbre collection consacrée à la physique amusante et à la prestidigitation. Très recherché ¶ Fechner Biblio. prestidigitation p.152.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. In Three Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

      London: printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1789 - 3 volumes, octavo (213 x 125 mm). Contemporary polished speckled calf, red morocco labels to spine, raised bands ruled in gilt, volume number to fourth compartment on green morocco label lettered and decorated in gilt, edges speckled red. Extremities rubbed with a few small spots of wear, corners a little bumped, boards lightly marked, hinges gently cracked but holding, a few spill-burns to upper edge of vol. 2, a very good set. Armorial bookplates of Clan Cumming to front pastedowns. Fifth edition, one of 1,500 copies printed, the last edition to be published in Smith's lifetime. It was taken from the third edition (1784). "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, p. 134). Goldsmiths' 13794; Kress B.1722; Tribe 33. See Printing and the Mind of Man 221.

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        American Geography; or, A View of the Present Situation of the

      1789 - MORSE, JEDIDIAH. The American Geography; or, A View of the Present Situation of the United States of America. Elizabeth Town: Shepard Kollock, 1789. xii, 534, [3] p. 2 folding maps. Contemporary sheep, very skillfully rebacked in correct period style, rear endpaper sympathetically replaced. Light foxing and occasional browning throughout, as usual with early American paper, a few short splits and one map tear skillfully mended. Twentieth-century owner's stamp at the foot of the dedication page and on the verso of one map. Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes bookplate. The first American geography, and an important early American cartographical work. Jedidiah Morse was a congregationalist minister who in 1784 published a school text, Geography Made Easy. Two years later, he began work on a comprehensive American geography. He sought assistance from many distinguished Americans, including Washington and Franklin. Governor William Livingston of New Jersey took considerable interest in the work and made numerous contributions to the text. Morse returned his thanks to Livingston by dedicating the book to him. The maps were engraved by Amos Doolittle, who compiled the map of the northern states. The map of the southern states was compiled by Joseph Purcell and depicts the "New State of Franklin" between present Tennessee and North Carolina. This copy is complete including the errata leaf and directions to the binder, leaf 3X4, and the leaf "Corrections respecting France" tipped in at the rear. For a detailed essay on the compilation and publication history of this important book, see Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754-1800: A Descriptive Bibliography, 528. Evans 21978; Howes M840; Wheat & Brun 149, 491; ESTC W31207.

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        Sammlung aller Logen-Listen der Loge Minerva (handschriftlicher Titel). Sammelband mit ca. 34 Mitgliederverzeichnissen.

      Standort: M13499 27 x 23 cm. Blauer Leinenband (etwas berieben, Ecken besto

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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        NUEVO SISTEMA DE GOBIERNO ECONOMICO PARA LA AMERICA: CON LOS MALES Y DAÑOS QUE LA CAUSA EL QUE HOY TIENE, DE LOS QUE PARTICIPA COPIOSAMENTE ESPAÑA; Y REMEDIOS UNIVERSALES PARA QUE LA PRIMERA TENGA CONSIDERABLES VENTAJAS, Y LA SEGUNDA MAYORES INTERESES

      Madrid, 1789. 297pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label. Lightly rubbed at extremities. Bookplates of Luis Montt and Alberto Parreño on front pastedown and fly leaf. Faint library blindstamp on titlepage. Minor scattered foxing. Very good. A new economic plan to revive the failing fortunes of the Spanish empire in America, in which the author asserts that greater freedom needs to be given to Spain's colonies if they are to profit from them in the same way as Britain and France profit from their respective colonies. Though it was published in 1789, it was written much earlier and seems to have circulated widely in manuscript form. Campillo y Cosio (1693-1743) was Spain's Minister of Finance and War from 1741 to 1743; this work would be highly influential on Spanish economic policy in the later part of the 18th century. "Nowhere in Spanish thought were arguments for trade with independent Indians articulated more clearly than in the well-known NUEVO SISTEMA... a master plan to revive the economy of the empire...Part of it was apparently plagiarized and published in 1779 as the second half of a book entitled the PROYECTO ECONOMICO, by the Spanish economist and ilustrado Bernardo Ward...Many Bourbon administrators referred explicitly to it, as did Viedma, when he noted in 1784 that the Indian threat on the pampa would diminish if Pampas were treated with friendship and trade as the French did 'with similar savages, and as Mr. [Bernardo] Ward recommends with good reason in his PROYECTO ECONOMICO" - Weber. "Written in 1748, but never printed until 1789, probably on account of the unpleasant truths it contains relating to the treatment of the unfortunate Indians" - Sabin. An important piece of New World economics in Spanish America, as well as an enlightened Spanish view on dealing with indigenous populations. PALAU 41265. MEDINA (BHA) 5341. SABIN 10314. David Weber, BARBAROS: SPANIARDS AND THEIR SAVAGES IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT (Yale University Press, 2005), pp.181-82.

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        Carte Topographique d'Allemagne Contenant une Partie de la Neu Marc de les Frontieres du Royaume de Pologne, fait par. I.W. Iaeger a Francfort sur le Meyn, a.P.d.S.M.I. - Feuille XVII. - Grav

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Christian Berndt b. Johann Wilhelm Abraham Jaeger in Frankfurt a.M., 1789, 46,5 x 58,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 127. - Zeigt die Neumark mit den St

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        An Account of the Pelew Islands Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson and Some of His Officers Who in August 1783 Were There Shipwrecked in the Antelope, a Packet Belonging

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

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        Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsverm

      Prag, Jena, Widtmann und Mauke 1789 - 8

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        Ricettario fiorentino nuovamente compilato e ridotto all'uso moderno diviso in due parti parte prima [-seconda].

      1789. Firenze, per Gaetano Cambiagi Stampatore Granducale, 1789, in-4, cartonatura di poco successiva (dorso in carta marmorizzata), tagli spruzzati, pp. VII, [1], 350, [2]. Con vignetta calcografica sul frontespizio. La seconda parte, che contiene le preparazioni dei medicamenti, inizia con proprio occhietto a carta p1r. La dedica a Pietro Leopoldo è firmata "I deputati del Collegio Medico [di Firenze]. Diffuse macchie marroni (lavabili) alle carte qq2v, qq3r; per il resto condizioni più che buone.

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        Perpetual Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

      Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1789. Hardcover. Fair. 495 pp. Index. Original leather cover rubbed and worn through with loss at corners and spine ends. Front cover nearly detached. This copy lacks the title page and opens to the Declaration of Independence. Ink name of Christopher Clarke on front pastedown, pencil notes. Handful of old ink notations to margins. Light to moderate foxing, few old fern and other leaves laid in, a trace of smoke odor. Contains the Declaration of Independence, The Articles of Confederation, the Massachusetts Constitution, and the state's laws. Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds.

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        A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS AND CAFFRARIA in the Years 1777, 1778 and 1779. Illustrated with a Map, and Seventeen Copper-plates. First edition.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1789. vi, ix-xii, 171 pages of text, followed by iii index and [i] errata; complete as issued. Illustrated by a large fold-out map and 17 plates. The date of publication is neatly handwritten at the bottom of the title page; previous owner's stamp twice on the title page and bookplate (circa 1910) on front pastedown endpaper: Henry Von Wackerbarth. Several light pencil notations in the margins. Rebound (circa 1910) but the leather is chipped, rubbed and worn, and would greatly benefit from a rebinding. Quarto, measuring 11 inches (28cm) in height. The pages were trimmed when rebound, and two of the botanical plates are trimmed with minor loss to the image at the top margin. One botanical plate is torn into the image area, with an early repair, with minor visible damage. The entirety of the text and plates are moderately affected by foxing, and the first two leaves are lightly soiled and/or stained. The fold-out map is creased from misfolding, but is intact and attractive.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Recueil de chansons, epitres, elégies composées par madame Lagarde née Bonnay

      Manuscript written by the author in 1789, when the first poem and binding until 1847.Plein eighteenth mottled calf. spine silent tooled raised. Gilt edges. Rubbing and scuffs on spine and jaw. Slots certain casing of the upper jaw. 3 corners émoussés.Le manuscript was started by the author at the age of 13, 14, and continued until his death; it is composed of many songs (bouquets, couplets, etc.) for a variety of occasions, and some worms. We can reconstruct the life of the author, through his work on small and large events. The manuscript ends with an acrostic poem. The handwritten pages occupy two thirds of the book, the rest remained blank. Precious testimony of the education of girls and the Status féminine.Ex libris Christian Léon-Dufour --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Sn. Sl. 1789 - 1847 in-4 (18x22,5cm) 299pp. (1) relié

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        Sechzig eröfnete Werkstätte der gemeinnüzigsten Künste und Handwerke für junge Leute zur Auswahl ihres künftigen Nahrungsstandes. Mit sechzig jede Kunst, jedes Handwerk deutlich erklärenden Kupferstichen.

      Wien, Joseph Edler von Kurzbeck, 1789. 4°. Mit gest. Frontispiz u. 60 etwa halbseitigen Textkupfern von J. Wagner. 3 Bll., 281 S., Etw. späterer Ppbd. m. Rückenvergoldung. Erstausgabe. - Die schönen Kupfer zeigen Berufsdarstellungen wie „Der Schriftgiesser“, „Die Buchdruckerkunst“, „Der Papiermacher“, „Der Kupferstecher“, „Der Buchbinder“, „Der Bildhauer und Steinmetz“, „Der Gärtner“, „Die Apothekerkunst“, „Der Maurer“, „Der Zimmermann“, „Der Schlosser“, „Der Tischler oder Schreiner“, „Der Perükenmacher“, „Der Töpfer, (Hafner)“, „Der Müller“, „Der Bierbräuer“, „Der Schneider“, „Der Schuhmacher“, „Der Hutmacher“, „Der Zinngiesser“, „Der Bürstenmacher“, „Der Huf- und Waffenschmied“, „Der Strumpfstricker“, „Der Knopfmacher“, „Der Feilenhauer“, „Der Pergamenter“, „Der Goldschmied oder Silberarbeiter“, „Der Uhrmacher“ usw. - Einband etw. berieben bzw. bestoßen. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. - Nicht in den einschlägigen Kinderbuch-Bibliographien. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Sechzig eröfnete Werkstätte der gemeinnüzigsten Künste und Handwerke für junge Leute zur Auswahl ihres künftigen Nahrungsstandes. Mit sechzig jede Kunst, jedes Handwerk deutlich erklärenden Kupferstichen, 60 eröffnete Werkstätten, Handwerk, Berufe, Berufsdarstellungen, Bilderbuch, Bilderbücher, Kinderbuch, Kinderbücher, Jugendbuch

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        The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton: with Engravings, and an Appendix.

      London: by T. Bensley; for B. White and Son, 1789 - Quarto (258 x 190 mm). Early 20th-century olive-green crushed morocco by Riviere & Son, spine richly gilt in compartments with urn tools and floral sprays, French fillet border to sides gilt, all edges gilt, turn-ins richly gilt with a succession of decorative rolls, marbled endpapers. Spine sunned, partial fading along joint and top edge of front board, frequent uniform browning from variations in the paper stock, sympathetically repaired tears to frontispiece and to margins of sigs. A2 and 2L3, folding plate facing p. 259 expertly tipped in, still a very good copy, in a handsome binding. Engraved vignette title to each section (Natural History & Antiquities), 7 engraved plates of which 2 folding, one these a panoramic view of Selborne as frontispiece. Complete with the terminal errata leaf. With the usual misprints: p. 292 misnumbered 262, sig. Ppp 2 misassigned Pp2, and pp. 441–2 omitted from pagination sequence but text continuous. First edition of one the great English books of the eighteenth century, "the first book which raised natural history into the region of literature" (Ency. Brit.) White's Selborne is arranged into three sequences of letters, those addressed to Pennant and to Barrington forming the natural history portion of the volume, the remainder forming an account of parish antiquities. "White's Natural History of Selborne is open to everyone, for everyone has observed much of what it describes. Writer and reader each share the inheritance of the natural world, and delight in what is given, so that Selborne becomes an expression of universal thanksgiving, treasured by all" (ODNB). Freeman, British Natural History Books, 3976; Grolier, English, 62. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Recueil de cartes géographiques, plans, vues et médailles de l'ancienne Grèce, relatifs au Voyage du jeune Anacharsis, précédé d'une analyse critique des cartes

      Chez De Bure l'aîné 1789 - - Chez De Bure l'aîné, A Paris 1789, In-4 (20,5x26cm), xli, 31Pl., relié. - Seconde édition, illustrée de 31 planches sur double page montées sur onglets dont 29 cartes et plans (16 dépliantes) dont 11 rehaussés en couleurs ; la première édition datant de 1788. XLI pages pour l'analyse des cartes. Reliure en plein velin vert d'époque. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. 2 coins adroitement restaurés et petite restauration sur les 2 premiers nerfs. Très bel exemplaire. Bel atlas qui, outre la carte coloriée de la grande Grèce et ses îles donne les cartes des différentes provinces, Le plan d'Athène, l'élévation des principaux monuments (Parthénon, Théâtre grec, maison grecque.), certaines grandes batailles. Il fut à l'origine conçu pour accompagner le Voyage du jeune Anacharsis de l'abbé Barthélémy, fantaisie romanesque d'un jeune philosophe voyageant dans la Grèce antique au IVe siècle avant J.C. Il était vendu à part ou avec la collection des 5 volumes du roman. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition, illustrated with 31 boards including 29 maps and plans (16 folding) including 11 enhanced colors. Binding in full green vellum time. Back to jansenist nerves. part of title in red morocco. xli, 31Pl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GENERA INSECTORUM LINNAEI ET FABRICII. Iconibus Illustrata a Joanne Jacobo Roemer.

      Henric Steiner et Socios, Vitoduri Helvetorum (Winterthur) Prostat 1789 - [i]-viii, 86 pages of text, followed by [iii] pages of index and [i] blank, followed by 37 engraved plates. The title vignette and 11 plates are hand-colored, and 2 additional plates are partially hand-colored, leaving 24 in black & white. One leaf of text is creased, with a tiny chip to the top margin. A small light stain affects less than half of the text in the margin. Rebound in full leather, with the spine sunned, and the text and plates re-edged. An attractive volume. First edition. Size: Quarto (4to) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

      London: Strand.: A Strahan; and T Cadell, 1789 VG, 3 vols, 1789, 5th ed (the last in Smiths lifetime). In contemporary tree calf boards, corner tips repaired. New calf spines (to style), gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red morocco labels. Internally: Vol 1, [3], (iv-x), [1], 2-499 pp. V2, [3], ((iv-vi), [1], 2-518 pp, [5] appendix. V3, [3], (iv-v), [1], [1], 2-465 pp, [1], [50] index, [1] adverts. Bookplates to fpds (John Forbes of Blackford [1758-1840]), text block edges yellowed, ink name to head of tp's {Blackford). There were probably 1500 copies printed in February 1789. (Allibone 2126. Eatwell- Palgrave dictionary of Political Economy p423. Mizuta - Bibliography of Adam Smith). (Folio, 12.7*21 cms). Smith, moral philosopher and political economist, whose Wealth of Nations had no rival in scope or depth when published and is still one of the few works in its field to have achieved classic status, meaning simply that it has sustained yet survived repeated reading, critical and adulatory, long after the circumstances which prompted it have become the object of historical enquiry. Though often criticized for its rambling structure, historical digressions, and over-abundance of ‘curious facts’, the work has a single unifying theme which takes on further ramifications as it is unfolded. As the full title makes clear, it is an enquiry into the nature of wealth, how its benefits should be measured or judged. See ODNB.

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        Gedanken über die Bildung des Basalts und die vormahlige Beschaffenheit der Gebirge in Deutschland. Neue verbesserte Auflage.

      Braunschweig, in der Schulbuchhandlung, 1789. 8vo (181 x 106mm). pp. 75,( 5). Contemporary calf, floral gilt spine with black gilt lettered label, covers with gilt border. The first edition was published in Leipzig 1787 with a somewhat different title 'Etwas über die Bildung des Basalts und die vormahlige Beschaffenheit der Gebirge in Deutschland'. Graf August Ferdinand von Veltheim (1741-1801) was a German scientist with 'wide ranging antiquarian, historical, and mineralogical interest' (Sinkankas 6834). The work is listed in 'Geologie und Bergbau im rheinisch-westfälischen Raum' by Bartels, Feldmann and Oekentorp and described as follows: 'In diesem Werk argumentiert von Veltheim vehement gegen die neptunische Enstehung des Basaltes, wobei er sich fast ausschliesslich auf die säuligen Ausbildungen des basaltes bezieht. In seinen Überlegungen zur vormaligen Beschaffenheit der Gebirge erahnt und 'inszeniert' er den Wechsel von Land- und Meerverteilungen, Gesteinsbildungen und -abtragung sowie Verrückung von Gesteinen, muss aber selbst die mangelende Beweislage eingestehen'.//Geologie und Bergbau im rheinisch-westfälischen Raum no. 5.

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        The history and proceedings of the Lords and Commons of Great-Britain, in Parliament, with regard to the Regency:

      8vo., xv + (1) + 434 + 435* - 456* + 437 - 491 + (1) + 16 + 88 + 12 + (4) + 192 + 119 + (1)pp., very occasional minor spotting, general title just a bit foxed, contemporary tree calf, sympathetically rebacked, flat spine gilt and labelled. An excellent copy from the early 19th century library of John Scott, Lord Eldon, with his circular armorial bookplate and signature ('Eldon') on pastedown.Publisher: London: John Stockdale.Year: 1789Edition:

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        Great Brown King Fisher.

      London: John Stockdale, 1789. Original engraving, 260 x 190 mm. very good condition, mounted. Fine impression of the so-called "Great Brown Kings Fisher" or Laughing Kookaburra.This engraving is taken from Governor Phillip's Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay published by Stockdale in late 1789. Interestingly, and probably because early field notes from collectors in New South Wales were few and far between, the distinctive laugh of the kookaburra is not discussed in the text, which simply comments: 'This species inhabits various places in the South Seas, being pretty common at New Guinea; but the specimen from which our figure was taken, was sent from Port Jackson in South Wales (sic), where, likewise, it is not unfrequently met with. We believe it has not yet been figured in any British work.' The reference to New Guinea is an error, related to the earliest publication of any depiction of the kookaburra in Sonnerat's account of a voyage to New Guinea. Sonnerat was given that bird by Sir Joseph Banks at the Cape of Good Hope as he returned on the Endeavour. This is how the bird acquired its incorrect but lasting scientific name Dacelo novaguineae. A slight marginal tear at bottom left corner.

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        Essai sur la secte des Illuminés seconde édition.

      Paris, 1789, in 8°, de XXXII-256pp., fleuron avec un pot au titre, pl. veau raciné époque, dos lisse orné lég. frotté, et un mors sup. lég. fendu sinon bel exemplaire. (ex-libris XIXe Lord Blayney) Rare. 1 des 5 éditions parues à la date de 1789. C'est l'un des ouvrages capitaux pour l'étude de la Franc-Maçonnerie et autres sociétés secrètes à la veille de la Révolution. Il a été attribué plusieurs fois à l'Abbé Barruel. Luchet y décrit en particulier de manière très détaillée la cérémonie de réception chez les illuminés de Bavière. ¶ Fesch col.870 - Caillet 6134 - Wolfstieg n°42769.

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        1789 1st ed Elizabeth Craven Journey Crimea to Constantinople Illustrated Turkey

      London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, M DCC LXXXIX [1789] - 1789 1st ed Elizabeth Craven Journey Crimea to Constantinople Illustrated Turkey Exceedingly Rare ENGLISH Printing BEAUTIFUL ART A first edition printing of Elizabeth Craven’s “Journey Through the Crimea to Constantinople.” Elizabeth Craven (1750 – 1828), Princess Berkeley (though often styled "Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach"), previously "Lady Craven" of Hamstead Marshall, was an author, playwright, traveller, and socialite, perhaps best known for her travelogues. She travelled through Italy, Austria, Poland, Russia, Turkey, and Greece shortly after she separated from her husband. We find other examples of this book for sale elsewhere for over $2,500! Main author: Elizabeth Craven; Title: A journey through the Crimea to Constantinople : in a series of letters from the Right Honourable Elizabeth Lady Craven, to His Serene Highness the Margrave of Brandebourg, Anspach, and Bareith Published: London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, M DCC LXXXIX [1789] Language: English Notes & contents: • 1st edition • Illustrated with 6 engraved plates o Landscapes, grottos, caves, and convents • Collated: [8] 327 [1] • Bibliographic references: o Atabey 297; o Blackmer 424; o Cox I, 197f.; o Weber 614; o Oxford DNB XVIII, 94f. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all [8] + 327 + [1] pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, M DCC LXXXIX [1789] Size: ~11in X 8.5in (28cm x 21.5cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $1500 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité élémentaire ou principes de physique, fondés sur les connaissances les plus certaines, tant anciennes que modernes, & confirmés par l'expérience.

      Paris, Moutard, 1789. ____ Première édition. Mathurin-Jacques Brisson (1723-1806) a été le successeur de l'abbé Nollet au Collège de Navarre. Il était membre de l'Académie des Sciences. Ce manuel, dans l'esprit de ceux de Nollet, est élégamment illustré par 46 planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre. Cole 205 : "Brisson wrote this book as an up date text for the students attending his lectures." Bon exemplaire. DSB 2, 473. ***** First edition. Good copy, in contemporary marbled calf. 3 volumes in-8. [195 x 120 mm] Collation : LXXXIV, 418 pp., 12 pl. / (6), 511, (1) pp., 19 pl. / (6), 584 pp., 15 pl. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges, étiquettes de titre rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Traité élémentaire de chimie, présenté dans un ordre nouveau et d'après les découvertes modernes; avec figures... 2 Parts in 2 volumes.

      Paris: Chez Cuchet, 1789. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (193x124 mm), xliv, 322; viii, 323-653, [3] pp., including half title to each part, 2 folding tables in part I and 13 folding engraved plates in part II. Little browning to text and plates, plate 8 with repair to margin not affecting image. Contemporary calf (little wear to hinges), flat spines attractively gilt with floral and ornamental tooling and red morocco lettering pieces, red-dyed edges, marbled endpapers. Little browning and occasional spotting, blue sticker to top corner of p.54. A handsome copy with ample margins. ----Dibner 43; Horblit 64; PMM 238; Sparrow 126; Wellcome III, p. 460; Norman 1295; Duveen 340. - FIRST EDITION, second issue. Lavoisier's Traite "...was a decisive move in the final overthrow of alchemy and the phlogiston theory introduced by Stahl a century earlier. By the use of the balance of weight determination at every chemical change and the building of a rational system of elements, Lavoisier laid the foundation of modern chemistry" (Dibner). The illustrations for this edition were conceived and executed by Lavoisier's wife, a skilled painter and engraver who had studied under Louis David, and who collaborated with her husband in his scientific experiments and researches. The second issue contains tables and various approvals of the work not included in the single-volume first or trial issue, of which only two copies are known. Near Fine.

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        De l'organisation des banques publiques en général et de la Caisse d'Escompte en particulier.

      Paris, Clousier, 1789. ____ Edition originale. "Le 23 novembre, Lavoisier vient plaider le dossier de la Caisse d'Escompte à l'Assemblée Nationale. Il a fait distribuer aux députés deux documents destinés à préparer son intervention. Le premier, "De l'organisation des banques publiques en général et de la Caisse d'Escompte en particulier" constitue en 16 pages, un cours à l'usage des députés sur la fonction et l'organisation des banques. Il expose les principes de fonctionnement de la Caisse d'Escompte et souligne que la suspension des paiements, intervenue à deux reprises, est le fait du gouvernement bien plus que de la Caisse. [...] La création d'une grande banque d'Etat rendrait des services encore plus importants; en abaissant les taux d'intérêt de l'argent, elle favoriserait le développement de l'agriculture, du commerce et de l'industrie." J.-P. Poirier, Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier p. 266. Duveen & Klickstein 254. *****. In-4. [271 x 214 mm] Collation : 16 pp. Demi-veau, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.).

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        PROVINCIA DI VARESE A NORMA DEL COMPARTIMENTO DELLA LOMBARDIA AUSTRIACA PUBBLICATOSI L'ANNO 1786.

      1789. Carta della provincia di Varese. Coloritura coeva. Il monaco olivetano Mauro Fornari pubblicò nel 1789, in seguito alla riorganizzazione del territorio fatta da Giuseppe II, sei mappe delle provincie lombarde di Cremona, Como, Varese, Milano, Pavia, Lodi e nel 1790 la carta dello Stato di Milano. Il lavoro, inciso da Domenico Cagnoni, è basato sull'atlante topografico pubblicato dalla Giunta del Censimento, aggiornato appena in alcune parti per poter indicare i principali centri abitati posti oltre le linee di confine. Coloritura coeva. Bibliografia: Motta, p. 50; Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 1357; Colombo-Rondanini-GRSD, p. 55 Colombo-Rondanini-GRSD, p. 55

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        Posthumous Works of Frederic II King of Prussia

      London: for G. J. & J. Robinson, 1789, 1789. FIRST EDITION. 13 vol., 8-1/2" x 5-1/2", engraved frontis portrait plate in volume 1. Bound in fine full contemporary speckled calf over cords, gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red and green morocco spine labels, sprinkled edges, minor rubbing to spine with loss of some gilt, head and foot of spines generally fine with minor loss to a couple of heads, all hinges fine, old dampstain to top edge of textblock of volume 3 not affecting text, overall an outstanding set in an unrestored contemporary binding.

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        A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS AND CAFFRARIA in the Years 1777, 1778 and 1779. Illustrated with a Map, and Seventeen Copper-plates. First edition.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1789. vi, ix-xii, 171 pages of text, followed by iii index and [i] errata; complete as issued. Illustrated by a large fold-out map and 17 plates. The date of publication is neatly handwritten at the bottom of the title page; previous owner's stamp twice on the title page and bookplate (circa 1910) on front pastedown endpaper: Henry Von Wackerbarth. Several light pencil notations in the margins. Rebound (circa 1910) but the leather is chipped, rubbed and worn, and would greatly benefit from a rebinding. Quarto, measuring 11 inches (28cm) in height. The pages were trimmed when rebound, and two of the botanical plates are trimmed with minor loss to the image at the top margin. One botanical plate is torn into the image area, with an early repair, with minor visible damage. The entirety of the text and plates are moderately affected by foxing, and the first two leaves are lightly soiled and/or stained. The fold-out map is creased from misfolding, but is intact and attractive.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Deinology: or, the union of reason and elegance:

      8vo., (4) + vii + (1) + 234pp., tiny hole in one leaf just affecting a couple of letters, with the armorial bookplate and signature of James Tomkinson*, bound in contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt with crimson lettering piece, joints split and worn. A good, crisp, copy.Publisher: London: G.G.J.. AND j. Robinson.Year: 1789Edition: First, and only, edition.

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        A new atlas of the mundane system, or of geography and cosmographyAtlas in folio cartes 57 x 46 cm complet Astronomie globe terrestre Découverte cook

      - Dunn DUNN (Samuel). A new atlas of the mundane system, or of geography and cosmography : Describing the heavens and the earth, the distances, motions, and magnitudes of the celestial bodies : The various empires, kingdoms, states, republics, and islands, throughout the known world; wherein are particularly described the latest discoveries. The whole elegantly engraved on sixty-four copper plates. With a general introduction to geography and cosmography; in which the elements of these sciences are compendiously deduced from original principles, and traced from their invention to the latest improvements. The third edition, with additions, corrections, and very great improvements. By Samuel Dunn, mathematician, and member of the Philosophical Society at Philadelphia in America. London : Printed for Robert Sayer and Co, Fleet-Street, sd [1789]. Un ouvrage grand in folio (cartes de 57 x 46 cm) écrit en anglais avec quelques cartes en latin. Dans l'introduction a la géographie et cosmographie de 20 pages 14 planches gravés en haut de page avec de larges explications Pour la cosmographie 8 planches numérotées A à H Pour la géographie 42 grandes cartes. soit 64 planches comme annoncé au titre et parfaitement conforme à la table complet. Pour l'AMérique 5 cartes America North and South, North America with west indies South America A new maps United states of North America A complete maps west indies Coast Florida Louisana superbe Atlas de référence et très rare In the introduction to geography 14 boards engraved at the top of page with broad explanations For cosmography 8 large plates numbered A to H For geography 42 large maps. Total 64 boards as announced in the title and perfectly in accordance with the complete table. For America 5 maps : America North and South, North America with west indies South America A new maps United states of North America A complete maps west indies Coast Florida Louisana Superb Atlas of reference and very rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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