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        Tiefsee-Radiolarien. Jena, Gustav Fischer (colophon: Frommansche Buchdruckerei Hermann Pohle), 1908. 2 volumes plus supplement. Royal 4to (32 x 26 cm. With 87 numbered (mostly chromo-)lithographed plates after drawings by Marian Hedwig Mülberger and Valentin Haecker (first 31 plates lithographed by Frankfurt & Winter in Frankfurt, the rest by A. Giltsch in Jena), 2 chromolithographed maps and numerous illustrations in text. Original publisher's half red cloth, printed sides, red cloth dust jacket. Supplement disbound.

      - BMC NH, Supplement, p. 423; Nissen, ZBI 1789. First and only edition of a rare and extensively illustrated work on radiolaria, a large group of amoeboid protozoa that produce intricate exo-skeletons. The book is based on research from the Valdivia expedition, a German scientific expedition that explored the deep sea in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans in 1898 and 1899. In 1902 Valentin Haecker took over the research from Carl Chun, who led the expedition and collected the various specimens.It was published as the 14th volume of the Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer "Valdivia", 1898-1899, and includes the general plate and text volumes, the latter called "Spezieller Teil", and a separate "Algemeiner Teil", paginated as a supplement and apparently issued later. Each volume notes on the binding that the works was not sold in bookstores ("nicht im Buchhandel"). The present copy belonged to the illustrator of the work, Marian Hedwig Mülberger, who also illustrated several other scientific works. It is a sophisticated copy, made up from the copy presented by the author to Mülberger and a copy presented to Professor Karl Bürker that also came in to her possession: the endpapers of the text volume come from the Bürker copy, with the presentation inscription to him, and the supplement probably comes from that copy as well.Also pasted on the endleaf is a typewritten presentation note ("Habent sua fata libelli") signed by Mülberger and dated from Giessen, 21 June 1960, presenting the copy to Dr. Wulf Emmo Ankel in Giessen and explaining the history of the present copy.Binding slightly rubbed near the edges and spine faded. A very good copy of a rare work on radiolaria.

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        Cookery and Pastry as taught and practised by Mrs Maciver, teacher in those arts in Edinburgh

      Printed for C. Elliot and T.Kay, London and Edinburgh 1789 - , xii, 13-264 pages. New edtition, with additions , new matching calf spine, bumps and scuffs on corners, few marks on boards, some staining to pages, writing on endpapers and paste downs. Good condition. , full brown calf, red title label on spine with gilt borders, , 12mo, 17.5 cm x 11 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        uvres.

      Paris, Chez les Libraires Associés, 1759-1789. - 13 volumes in-4. Veau fauve marbré, flammé ou raciné, encadrement triple filet à froid, dos à nerfs ornés, pièces de titre rouges, tranches peignes. (Reliures de l'époque). Portrait gravé par Daulé d'après Vivien. Première édition collective des travaux du chancelier d'Aguesseau (1668-1751), donnée par son secrétaire, l'abbé André. Les travaux du chancelier sont de première importance pour l'histoire politique et juridique de la fin du XVII°s. et de la première moitié du XVIII°s. D'Aguesseau préconisait l'unification de la jurisprudence dans les matières régies par le droit écrit, devançant les rédacteurs du Code Civil. Sa lutte contre le système de Law, qui lui valut l'exil, est également célèbre. Le 13° volume manque souvent. (Dupin, 1349 - Brunet I, 468). - L'intérieur des volumes est frais. Trois mors fendus (t. 1° & 2°), 3 coiffes frottées, quelques coins légèrement émoussés, quelques épidermures, squames ou travaux de rongeur sur 4 plats.

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        Las siete partidas del sabio rey Don Alonso el Nono, glosadas por el licenciado Gregorio López, del Consejo Real de Indias de S.M

      Madrid, Benito, Cano, 1789 - 4 volúmenes en folio mayor, pasta española algo rozada, nervios, tejuelo, hilos dorados en lomo. Vol. I: Tomo I, 1ª y 2ª partida, , ex libris de tampón en portadilla, [8]+XXII+646 p, puntos de óxido y leves manchas esporádicos; 2 viñetas calcográficas. Vol. II: Tomo II, 3ª, 4ª y 5ª partida; XXIV+911 p, ex libris de tampón en portadilla, puntos de óxido, FALLO DE ENCUADERNACIÓN QUE SUSTITUYE LAS P 881-82 POR 865-66 Y LAS 887-88 POR 871-72; 1 viñeta calcográfica, 2 grabados calcográficos a toda página con árboles genealógicos (Consanguinidad y Affinidad). Vol. III: Tomo III, 6ª y 7ª partida, ex libris de tampón en portadilla, XIV+534 p, 1 viñeta calcográfica. Vol. IV: Índice de las leyes, y glosas de las siete partidas del rey D. Alfonso el Sabio, ex libris de tampón en portada, [4]+154+488 p, papel oscurecido en algunas hojas

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        Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögens. Prag und Jena: C. Widtmann und I.M. Mauke, 1789.

      - First edition, dedicated to Kant (and two others). The 68-page preface is 'Ueber die bisherigen Schicksale der kantischen Philosophie'. Adickes 252. In 1787, Reinhold moved to the University of Jena, where he held the first professorial chair devoted exclusively to Kantian philosophy. At Jena, Reinhold turned his attention to the theoretical foundations of Kant's critical philosophy, which he believed stood in need of serious systematic revision. The fruit of this revisionist effort was Reinhold’s own ‘Elementary Philosophy’, which remains his most substantial and influential contribution to the development of post-Kantian philosophy. He expounded this new Elementary Philosophy in 'Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögen' (Attempt towards a New Theory of the Human Power of Representation, 1789) . Reinhold’s radical revision and implicit critique of orthodox Kantianism exercised an immense influence upon many of his contemporaries, including the philosopher who followed him at Jena, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, though Fichte did not believe Reinhold had succeeded in discovering the deepest foundations of transcendental idealism' (Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers, Thoemmes Continuum, 2010). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, [iv], 579, [1] pp., contemporary blue boards with red spine label, rubbed and with a few marks, one corner bumped, light foxing throughout, a little heavier on title-page and final leaf, otherwise a very good clean copy without stamps or inscriptions, a small leaf with contemporary annotations inserted loose (see images). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Karte des Königl. Preuss. Herzogthums Vor und Hinter. Pommern nach Speciellen Vermessungen entworfen von D. Gilly Königl. Preuss. Geheimen Ober Baurath in Kupfer ausgeführt in Jahre 1789 von D. F. Sotzman K. Pr. Geh. Kr. Sec. u. Geogr. der Acad. de Wissen zu Berlin.

      Berlin 1789 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A].- // 1 mapa grabado en cobre de 1024x2175mm., dividido en 6 hojas, en este ejemplar enteladas en lienzo naranja sobre cartón de 512x725mm., plegadas en 16 piezas de 126x180mm.; escala en millas alemanas, ca 1:180.000.- // Magnífico ejemplar, entelado sobre 6 piezas de lienzo plegadas en 16 y conservado en su contenedor original de cartón, algo rozado, pero en muy buen estado.- // Proc.: Exlibris de François de la Grange sobre etiquetas del establecimiento geográfico parisino de Charles Piquet, geografo grabador del gabinete de S.M. el Emperador y Rey, y de S.M. el Rey de Holanda.- // Refs.: No en Rumsey.- // Para la realización de este mapa se conjugaron dos estrellas del universo prusiano: el arquitecto David Gilly (1748-1808) y el polifacético geógrafo Daniel F. Sotzmann (1754-1840).David Gilly había estado destinado desde 1779 como reponsable de obras públicas de Pomerania, hasta que en 1788 fue llamado a Berlín. Por su parte, Sotzmann se había formado de modo autodidacta como topógrafo, dibujante y grabador al punto de que en 1786 fue nombrado geógrafo grabador de la Real Academia de Ciencias de Berlín, puesto que compatibilizó desde el año siguiente, 1788, con el de secretario en el departamento de Ingeniería de la Escuela Superior de Guerra. Así, al regreso de Gilly a Berlín con las mediciones topográficas de Pomerania sus datos fueron cartografiados por Sotzmann, quien, además se encargó de grabar las planchas. El resultado fue este espléndido mapa que ofrecemos. Mapa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Manuscript] Real Academia [de San Carlos] / Ynstancia de Senor Antonio Leon y Gama sobre que se le confiera el empleo de Director de Matematica

      Mexico City: Manuscripts, 1789. Folios, sewn together, 12 pp. A set of 3 documents regarding the application of Antonio Leon y Gama to be professor of mathematics at the Real Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City. The first two documents, the applications, are in Leon y Gama's own hand: the final document is a letter of recommendation in the hand of Miguel Costanso. In the first document (3 pp), Leon y Gama [1735 - 1802] outlines the branches of mathematics that he would teach, and considerations on their usefulness, viz., Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, conic sections, perspective, and applications of the above for hydraulics, ballistics and pyrotechnics, building, architecture and the fine arts. He commits himself to writing the texts for these studies, promising to be concise in order not to overload the students' memories. The second document (2 pages) is on stamped or taxed paper, apparently addressed to the Viceroy ("Vuestra Excelencia") or perhaps only to the directors of the Academy, citing the desire of the king and the statutes of the Academy, for the appointment of a director of mathematics, and urging his qualifications. Finally, a 3 page letter of recommendation, from Costanso [1741 - 1814] , citing Leon y Gama's qualifications in astronomy, noting particularly his book on the recent eclipse: Costanso laments the lack of teachers of the caliber of Leon y Gama in Nueva Espana. Both men, Leon y Gama and Miguel Costanso were at the highest levels of the Enlightenment in Mexico. Leon y Gama, a native Mexican, is most noted today for his book on the discovery of the Aztec calendar stone - the most famous Aztec relic, now in the Museum of Anthropology - in the zocalo of Mexico City during a repaving of the area in 1790, because of which he is often considered the first Mexican archeologist. Costanso, a Catalonian, spent almost his entire professional life in Mexico. One of his many important contributions to the Mexican society of his day was to act as cartographer and engineer for the Portola expeditions that explored San Diego bay and area, and discovered San Francisco Bay, which he mapped and explored: he wrote an account of the expedition. As mentioned, the documents are obviously in the hand-writing of the authors, and with their signatures. Everything is legible and in very good condition.

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        Generalkarte saemmtlicher Entdeckungen auf den drei grofsen Weltreisen des Kapit Jakob Cook . . .

      - Wien, F. A. Schraembl, 1789, mapa de dos hojas, cada una de 52,5 x 44,5 cm. (con márgenes 82 x 60 cm. cada hoja), formando un gran mapamundi de 52,5 x 89 cm., que contiene los viajes del Capitán Cook, con contornos coloreados de época.

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        The Loiterer.

      Oxford: Printed for the author and sold by C. S. Rann [others in later parts], 1789–90 - Octavo (208 x 125 mm) in 60 parts, with printed part-titles for each. Contemporary pale tan polished calf, spine divided in 6 compartments by raised bands, red morocco label, other compartments gilt with central flower tools. Contemporary ownership inscription of R. Ekins at head of front free endpaper. Joints starting, some light chipping and wear, part-title for No. 2 mounted on a stub, Q1 with small marginal tear in corner with loss, marginal worming to a few leaves, a very good copy. First edition, possibly Jane Austen's first appearance in print. This scarce periodical was written by James and Henry Austen while they were at Oxford. Some scholars have suggested that in issue number 9, the letter signed "Sophia Sentiment" was the work of their sister Jane when she was 14. Although Gilson does not include this work in his Bibliography, there is a strong case that the work was written by Jane Austen. According to the British Library, "critics such as Paula Byrne have noted that there are various correspondences between the letter and Jane Austen's juvenilia. Her early, epistolary novel Love and Freindship [sic], for example, has two heroines quite as shallow as Sophia. But other critics, such as Kathryn Sutherland and Claire Tomalin, find it unlikely that Austen would have written a letter so critical of women's reading choices. They suggest that Sophia Sentiment's letter was probably written by one of Austen's brothers." Even if "Sophia Sentiment" cannot be definitively linked with Jane Austen, the experience her brothers had in printing this work no doubt had some influence on her. Gilson suggests that it was through the publication of The Loiterer that she became acquainted with Egerton of Whitehall (who were the London distributors of this work from the fifth number on) who later published her Sense and Sensibility. See Sir Zachary Cope, "Who was Sophia Sentiment? Was she Jane Austen," Book Collector 15 (1996) pp. 143-151, A.W. Litz, "The Loiterer: a reflection of Jane Austen's early environment", Review of English Studies 12 (1961) pp.251-261. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tratado general y matemático de reloxeria, que comprende el modo de hacer reloxes de todas clases, y el de saberlos componer y arreglar por difíciles que sean. Acampañado de los elementos necesarios para ella, como son aritmética, álgebra, geometría, gnonómica, astronomía, geografía, física, maquinaria, música y dibuxo. 1ª edición

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1789 - Folio. XIV, 408 p., 22 láminas plegadas. Anteportada restaurada. Pergamino, lomo con letras pintadas, cortes jaspeados. Fundamental obra sobre relojería, escrita por el relojero de Cámara de Fernando VI, que por haber estudiado en Ginebra intentó crear una Escuela de Relojería y una Fábrica que compitiesen con las francesas e inglesas. El texto va acompañado de 22 interesantes láminas plegadas con figuras de relojería, gnomónica, geometría, física, etc. Según explica Palau, la obra incluye un reloj que se inventó, con un aparato para picar cilindros musicales, cuyo secreto fue celosamente guardado en la época (P., 38037). Relojería. Gnomónica. Astronomía. Matemáticas. Clock making. Gnomonics. Astronomy. Mathematics.

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD; but More Particularly to the North-west Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon. Embellished with Twenty Copper-plates. Dedicated, by Permission, to His Majesty.

      John Stockdale and Geo. Goulding, London 1789 - London: John Stockdale and Geo. Goulding, 1789. 1st edition. 4to. xii + 384pp + xl. 14 engraved plates (including frontispiece portrait), large folding map and 5 folding charts. Contemporary diced brown morocco, recent matching calf spine, raised bands, attractive black and brown morocco labels, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Some light offsetting from plates and frontispiece, as usual; else a fine copy. Following up on Captain Cook's Exploration of the Pacific Northwest. The King George's Sound Company was formed in London in May 1785 for the purposes of fur trading on the Northwest coast of America. It purchased two ships, renamed the King George (commanded by Captain Portlock, and chief of the expedition) and Queen Charlotte (commanded by Captain George Dixon). Both men had accompanied Captain Cook on his last voyage and visited the Northwest coast with him. Sailing from England the 2 ships arrived at Cook's River in July1786, where they found a summer settlement of Russian hunters. Portlock's account is valued for descriptions of local conditions and observations of indigenous people, with details of their customs. ¿During my stay amongst the Russians, they were all very busily employed. Some were dressing green sea otter skins, others repairing their boats, and cleaning arms. Most of the Indians were out on a hunting party; the few left behind were busied in fitting darts to their spears, and making snuff from tobacco, of which they seem very fond, and their women in cooking and repairing canoes.¿ The furs that Portlock and Dixon acquired were sold in Macao; they then proceeded to England with a consignment of tea for the East India Company. Portlock's account of the expedition also provides an illustrated account of the flora and fauna, and includes a geographical record of the entire voyage. [Smith 52; Lada-Mocarski 74] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FRENCH REVOLUTION: IERE ATTAQUE DE LA BASTILLE PRISE D'ASSAUT EN 3. HEURES DE TEMPS, LE 14. JUILLET 1789.

      Paris 1789 - Etching and aquatint, printed in four colours (Very good, slighty dusty in margins, with very light stains), 30 x 25 cm (11.81 x 9.84 inches). Rare etching and colour aquatint, printed from four plates, shows the Fall of the Bastille on the First day of the French revolution. This magnificent rare etching and aquatint printed in colour shows the attack on the Bastille in Paris during the first day of the French Revolution on July 14 1789. The etching was made by a French artist Laurent Guyot (1756-1808), who personally witnessed and sketched some of the events during the first days of the French Revolution. Guyot lived and worked in Versailles and Paris and had connections with British printers of the time. He was known for his colour prints. The extremely demanding printing technique of etching and colour aquatint was aiming to reproduce painted colours and make painting approachable for wider audience. This engraving is printed from four plates: black etching and aquatint, and red, blue and green aquatinted plates. All the Guyot’s works are rare on the market. References: De Vinck, 1552. Hennin, 10316. Vidéodisque, 894-895.

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        Matinees senonoises, ou Proverbes francois, suivis de leur origine

      [2]-XVI-544 pages À Paris et à Sens, chez Née de La Rochelle et chez la veuve Tarbé, 1789, in-8, [2]-XVI-544 pages, demi-basane tabac du début du XIXe siècle, dos lisse et fleuronné, pièce de titre rouge, Première édition de cet ouvrage de l'abbé Tuet. "Pendant longtemps, il n'y a rien eu de meilleur sur les proverbes" (Michaud). Il se compose de 500 proverbes et s'achève sur une table agencée selon l'ordre défini en préface : proverbes qui présentent une sentence ou un dicton ("à bon vin il ne faut pas de bouchon", "il ne faut pas se déshabiller avant de se coucher", etc), expressions proverbiales... qui consistent en un seul mot ("amphitrion", "coq-à-l'âne", "dévergondée", "écornifleur" etc), qui commencent par un infinitif ("demeurer entre deux selles le cul à terre", "sentir un peu plus fort, mais non pas mieux que les roses", etc), qui commencent par un substantif ou un adjectif ("délicat et blond", "vendeur de fumée", etc), qui forment une phrase complète ("ce n'est rien, c'est une femme qui se noie", "il a chié dans ma malle", etc) et qui consistent dans un adverbe ("entre chien et loup"). "Par proverbe, commente l'auteur, je n'entends poins ces expressions basses, dépourvues de sel, de grâce, de tout intérêt, en un mot, & justement nouées à la boue dans laquelle elles sont nées... Le proverbe est, [dit Erasme]... un mot célèbre & recommandable par une forme piquante". L'abbé Tuet (1742-1797), chanoine de Sens, avait prévu une seconde partie à cet ouvrage, mais les circonstance politiques en empêchèrent la publication. Un mors fendu, coins émoussés. Barbier III, 87.

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        Voyage autour du monde, et principalement à la Cote Nord-Ouest de l'Amérique, fait en 1785, 1786, 1787 et 1788, a bord du King-George et de la Queen-Charlotte, par les Capitaines Portlock et Dixon.

      Maradan, Paris 1789 - In 4° cm 27 X 21, pp. (3) 499 e appendice di pag. 46 (1). Una grande carta ripiegata in antiporta con itinerario del viaggio e 21 tavole incise su rame. Legatura coeva in cartone decorato, dorso riparato. Traduzione dall'originale inglese di M.Lebas. L'opera è dedicata dal capitano Dixon a Sir Joseph Banks, baronetto e presidente della Royal Society. Ad una introduzione di Dixon, fa seguito l'opera vera e propria costituita da 49 lettere di William Baresford, commissario di bordo. Seguono l'Appendice I, di carattere naturalistico, e l'Appendice II, con numerazione 1-46, contenente le tavole della rotta dei due velieri. Le pp. 377-378 riportano un glossario della lingua degli indiani Fowtows. Lo scopo principale di questo viaggio fu di stabilire rapporti commerciali con quelle zone oggi Canada, ricche di pellicce. Particolarmente interessante la descrizione delle isole in seguito denominate Charlotte Island, che per la ricchezza e varietà della loro fauna sono considerate le Galapagos del Nord. Ottimo esemplare in barbe e ampi margini. Opera non comune. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire politique et statistique de l'île d'Hayti, Saint-Domingue ecrite sur des documents officiels et des notes communiquées par Sir James Barskett.

      4 Bll. 547 S. mit 1 gef. Tafel und 1 gef. kolorierten Kupferstichkarte (43 x 29 cm). 20 x 12 cm, Halbleder d.Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung (Deckel u. Kanten beschabt, stellenweise etw. stockfleckig). * Erste Ausgabe zur Geschichte der Insel Haiti seit der Entdeckung durch Christopher Columbus, vorwiegend aus der Zeit zwischen 1789 und 1825. Mit einer synoptischen Tafel der Entferungen auf der Insel und einer großen Inselkarte.. - Premiere edition

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        An Account Of The Pelew (Palau) Islands Situated In The Western Part Of The Pacific Ocean. Composed From The Journals And Communications Of Captain Henry Wilson, And Some Of His Officers, Who, In August 1783, Were There Shipwrecked, In The Antelope, A Packet Belonging To The Honourable East Ind

      London: Printed For G.Nicol, 1789. Third Edition. 4to. pp. xxvii, 378. folding engraved map, engraved frontis. portrait of Wilson, engraved plan & 14 other engraved plates (1 folding). Rebound in 3/4 boards with lettering on the cloth spine.The book and plates are in very nice condition throughout. The rag paper is age darkened, but there is little spotting. There has been some backing and reinforcement to the fold-out chart at the front (Please see photos).Keate's book on the discovery of the Palau islands was one of the most popular eighteenth-century books on the Pacific.In 1783, the Antelope was wrecked on an uncharted reef near Palau; the crew reached shore and were well treated by the natives. From the wreck they built a small boat which they managed to get to Macao, taking with them Prince Lee Boo, son of King Abba Thule (Ibedul). Over the coming weeks Captain Wilson of the Antelope became embroiled in conflicts between Ibedul and chieftans of other islands to in the northern archipelago.Le Boo travelled with them to England, but died soon after of smallpox. This account did much to reinforce the idea of the noble savage, but was also the main source for early knowledge of the Palau islands in Micronesia. It incorporates a life of Lee Boo in 29 pages complete with a poignant description of his death and the monument erected in his honour by the East India Company. The book concludes with a short grammar of the Pelew Islands.Of special interest is the large folding map measuring 560 x 355 mm., detailing the area now known as Micronesia. The map extends from the eastern coast of China, the Philippines, then the Palau archipelago, Guam and the Caroline islands.

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        AT A COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIETY, INSTITUTED IN 1787, FOR THE PURPOSE OF EFFECTING THE ABOLITIONISM OF THE SLAVE TRADE [caption title]

      London, 1789. 3pp., printed on a bifolium. Previously folded. Lower righthand corner trimmed away from both leaves, not affecting text. Internal short tear through center of leaves. Light dust soiling at edges. Good plus. A newsletter and expense report from 1789 for The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, signed in print by its chairman Granville Sharp. Sharp was one of England's earliest and most vocal supporters of abolition. The first two pages of the publication relate the recent developments in the committee's fight against slavery, including a seemingly favorable speech given by the King before Parliament, the announcement of a forthcoming pamphlet from society member Reverend Thomas Clarkson, and the continuation of the Slave Trade Act of 1788, which sought to improve conditions on slave ships. The final page prints a list of receipts and expenses for the society, including a very interesting list of publications and edition sizes of their works. A scarce British abolitionism imprint, with ESTC locating only three copies and none in North America. ESTC T227811.

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        Geschichte der Hofnarren. Mit 2 Kupferstichtafeln.

      Liegnitz und Leipzig, David Siegert, 1789 - Mit 2 Kupfertafeln (diese zeigen Cunz von der Rose und Till Eulenspiegel)., 530 Seiten., Der Einband berieben und am Rücken im oberen Bereich mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, das Papier teils gering stockfleckig, alter Name auf Vorsatz, sonst gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1001 8°. Halbleder der Zeit mit Lederecken., [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über den Bildungstrieb

      (8) et 108 pages Gottingen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1789, in-8, (8) et 108 pages, demi-veau à coins de l'époque, dos à 5 faux-nerfs, Nouvelle édition, la ayant première paru en 1781 et la dernière, revue par l'auteur, en 1791. Blumenblach (1752-1840), fondateur de l'anthropologie moderne, s'intéressa vivement aux problèmes posés par la physiologie. Tout d'abord, attiré par le préformationnisme, il s'en détacha, convaincu par les Theoria generationis de Wolf, et proposa une théorie novatrice de l'épigénèse comme étant la seule explication fiable pouvant rendre justement compte du phénomène de l'évolution. Dans le présent traité, l'auteur expose une théorie personnelle de la reproduction et de l'embryologie, une relecture singulière du vis essentialis et du nisus formativus, deux forces vitales intrinsèques aux être vivants qui structurent leur morphogénèse. Malgré quelques déchirures sur le papier des plats, élégant exemplaire. Trace d'une pièce de titre au dos. DSB II, p. 204

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        Du meilleur gouvernement possible, ou la nouvelle isle d'utopie, de Thomas Morus, traduction nouvelle... par M. T. Rousseau

      XXIV-295 pages, dont le A Paris, chez J. Blanchon, 1789, in-8, XXIV-295 pages, dont le feuillet d'annonce de l'éditeur en tête d'ouvrage, couverture d'attente de papier dominoté, Seconde édition de la traduction de Thomas Rousseau, l'originale étant de 1780, entreprise d'après les conseils son maître Anne-Gabriel Meusnier de Querlon, lui-même éditeur scientifique de la version latine de l'utopie. L'écrivain et chansonnier Thomas Rousseau, mort en 1800, adhéra aux idées de la Révolution. Il fut membre des Jacobins et, sous le Consulat, il fit partie du Portique républicain. Il signa notamment des Chants du patriotisme destinés à imprimer dans le coeur de la jeunesse les grands moments de la Révolution (1792). Exemplaire dans sa condition d'origine, non rogné et en grande partie non coupé, sous une jolie couverture d'attente de papier dominoté imprimé sur papier de remploi. Intérieur frais. Quérard VI, 327. Brunet III, 1894.

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        First Dictionary of the Russian Language]. Slovar’ Akademii Rossiiskoi [Dictionary of the Russian Academy], in six volumes (chast’ 1, A–G; chast’ 2, G –Z; chast’ 3, Z–M; chast’ 4, M–R; chast’ 5, R–T, chast’ 6, T do kontsa).

      St. Petersburg: pri Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 1789 - 1789–1794. Quartos (24 × 19 cm). Recently rebacked preserving original boards and spine labels; end papers renewed; printed dedication leaf to Catherine the Great; text printed in columns; XVIII, 1150 cols., [48] pp.; 1200 cols., [52], XIII pp.; [5] pp, 1388 cols., [63] pp.; [4] pp., 1272 cols., [67] pp.; [2] pp., 1084 cols., 3, [58] pp.; and [5] pp., 1064, [4] cols., [62] pp. Each volume with a preface (sometimes bound after the text) and an index of terms. Private library stamp to titles; four volumes with small stamp removed on first page of text; two pages with restaurations, a few very minor closed tears and one page with paper repair to upper edge affecting one line of text; occasional light soiling, but overall a remarkably clean and well-preserved set. First edition of the first dictionary of the Russian language, a monumental work prepared by the Russian Academy (Akademiia Rossiiskaia), founded in 1783 and based on the Académie française. The dictionary, in turn, was inspired by the Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française and its compilation was overseen by Princess Ekaterina Dashkova (1743–1810), a confidante of Catherine the Great and one of the leading figures of the Russian Enlightenment. Dashkova, who also served as president of the Academy from 1784–1794, initiated the project and enrolled the support of leading scholars and writers, such as playwright Denis Fonvizin and poet Gavrila Derzhavin. The historian Ivan N. Boltin, the mathematician Stepan Rumovskii, the natural scientist Nikolai Ozeretskovskii, the Serbian pedagogue Fedor Iankovich de Mirievo, and the statesman and collector of manuscripts Aleksei Musin-Pushkin, for instance, all contributed specialized vocabulary from their areas of expertise. Each volume contains a preface detailing the work on the Dictionary and members’ specific contributions. Aside from the New Testament and Russian proverbs, it frequently cites verse by the major eighteenth-century literary figures Mikhail Lomonosov, Gavrila Derzhavin, and Aleksandr Sumarokov. According to Princess Dashkova’s memoirs, she herself inspired the Empress to create the Russian Academy. Both were filled with a desire to “perfect” the Russian language, to cleanse it of unnecessary foreign influences, and to raise it on equal footing with other European literary languages. Catherine the Great soon issued the ukase founding the Academy, which calls upon its members to “perfect and glorify our language” [usovershit’ i vozvelichit’ slovo nashe]. Although Peter the Great had secularized the Russian alphabet some decades ago, in the late eighteenth century, the literary language was still in a state of great flux, torn between Church Slavonic, the vernacular with its regional variations, and Western European styles. The Academy Dictionary set out to establish stylistic norms: regional and colloquial expressions are used sparingly in it, and the number of foreign loan words is low. It adheres to what the Russian scientist and writer Mikhail Lomonosov termed the “high style” of Russian, in which Church Slavonic elements dominate over the vernacular. As the foundation of Russian lexicography, the Academy Dictionary served both as a standard reference work and as a stimulus for new linguistic developments. Scholars continue to debate the precise role of eighteenth-century linguistic theories and grammars. Beyond doubt is the Academy Dictionary’s symbolic significance for Russia’s nascent national consciousness and its rising scholarly and literary significance. The writer and historian, Nikolai Karamzin praised proudly noted that “The complete dictionary published by the Academy belongs to a number of phenoma by which Russia surprises attentive foreigners; without doubt our happy fate is a kind of unusual speed in all things." Published in 620 copies. KVK, OCLC show only the copies at Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and Oxford. Bitovt 2247. Sopikov 10385. Svodnyi kat. 6544. Not in Sm.-Sokol’skii. Provenance on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vie du Capitaine Cook, traduite de l'anglois du Docteur Kippis, Membre de la Société Royale de Londres

      Paris: Hôtel de Thou, 1789. In good condition with generous margins; the tapa specimens in fine condition.. Quarto, with added tapa cloth specimens (see below); French half vellum gilt. The first French edition of Kippis' life of Cook. Of great interest in this copy is a small selection of original tapa cloth specimens mounted at the front of the book: four pieces of cloth of differing designs, in fine condition, approximately 120 mm square, are hinged from an old piece of blue card which has been windowed into the front free endpaper, accompanied by an old note that we would date to early in the nineteenth century: "Toffes fabriquées par les naturels de l'Isle Owhyhee, une des Iles Sandwich où le capitaine Cook a été tué. On fabrique ces tissus en battant dans l'eau l'écorce de l'arbre appelé Tapa". The specimens are thus specifically identified as Hawaiian in origin though much of the cloth that was being shown around Europe was Tahitian in origin (see for example Alexander Shaw's Catalogue of the Different Specimens, 1787). This French version of Kippis' Life was published the year after the London original, with a significant introduction by the translator Jean Castera taking the form of a "Lettre du traducteur… à Monsieur Garat". Though in this issue Castera is not specifically identified, the smaller octavo version that came out at around the same time does name him. Kippis' book was the first biography of Cook. Using Admiralty sources as well as documents belonging to Joseph Banks, Kippis attempted a rounded account of Cook's public life: his early career on the St. Lawrence River, his surveying, and particularly his three Pacific voyages, are discussed at length. The long account of Cook's death was sourced directly from Samwell, whose account (exceptionally rare) had appeared in print two years earlier, with Kippis' help: "I procured its publication, that, if any objections should be made to it, I might be able to notice them in my own work. As the narrative hath continued for more than two years unimpeached and uncontradicted, I esteem myself fully authorised to insert it in this place, as containing the most complete and authentic account of the melancholy catastrophe, which, at Owhyee, befell our illustrious navigator and Commander…". As Holmes notes, this text is "the frankest and most reliable of all contemporary accounts". The appendix here contains a prose translation of Helen Maria Williams's ode to Tahiti, "The Morai".The cloth samples sit well in this context as Kippis does make various references to native cloths, as for example in his description of one of the Hawaiian visits (quoted here from the English edition): "Accordingly, on the third of February, being the day preceding the time which had been fixed for the failing of the ships, Terreeoboo invited Captain Cook and Mr. King to attend him to the place where Kaoo resided. On their arrival, they found the ground covered with parcels of cloth, at a small distance from which lay an immense quantity of vegetables; and near them was a large herd of hogs. At the close of the visit, the greater part of the cloth, and the whole of the hogs and vegetables, were given by Terreeoboo to the Captain and Mr. King; who were astonished at the value and magnificence of the present; for it far exceeded every thing of the kind which they had seen either at the Friendly or Society Islands."

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        Arlequin réformateur dans la cuisine des moines, ou plan pour réformer la gloutonnerie monacale, au profit de la nation épuisée par les brigandages de harpies financières

      - S.n., Imprimé à Rome 1789, In-8 (13x19cm), 23pp., relié. - Edizione originale. Binding metà marocco vecchio grano rosso lungo della fine del XIX secolo. Una testa e la coda del ferro. dorato. Attrito. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, vraisemblablement imprimée à Paris, anonymement, de Mirabeau selon la Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Reliure en demi maroquin vieux rouge à grains longs de la fin du XIXe siècle signée L. Lemardeley. Un fer en tête et queue. Titre doré. Frottements. La reliure porte en titre : Stephan Bordese - Blanc et bleu, ce qui nous indique que l'ouvrage a été réemboîté. Bel exemplaire. Avis charitable aux moines afin qu'ils enrichissent l'état et la population en cessant leur gloutonnerie au détriment du peuple. L'auteur promet aux différents ordres monacaux un monument à leur gloire s'ils obtempèrent à ses prières. Libelle anticlérical, violemment à charge contre les moines. Ex libris aux armes : Rose.

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        Descrizione Istorica dell'Estrazione della Pubblica Nave La Fenice dal Canale Spignon. In cui giacque circa tre anni totalmente sommersa

      Engraved allegorical frontispiece by Giuseppe Daniotto and seven fine & large folding plates by Daniotto. xxxii, 90, [2] pp. Large 4to, cont. marbled boards. [Venice]: Sons of A. Pinelli, 1789. First edition of this notable engineering work which describes the raising of the sunken man-of-war Fenice in the Spignon channel, just inside the Porto di Malamocco, and the central access to the Venice lagoon. The ship sank in April of 1783 and rendered the channel so narrow that it caused great difficulties for large ships to pass. Work began in 1785 to remove the ship and was complete early in the following year. The very fine plates, here in rich and dark impressions, depict the raising and clearance of the ship, employing a combination of hydraulics and an elaborate system of pulleys. This was a remarkable engineering feat. It required innovative methods that became standard practice in subsequent marine salvage operations. A very fine and handsome copy. Frontispiece with small pale ink stain at foot beneath image. ❧ Riccardi, I, 407-"Bella ediz.…interessantissima per gli studiosi della meccanica applicata alla nautica.".

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        A New Geographical Grammar and Complete Gazetteer; Upon an Improved, Enlarged, and Scientific Plan, Wherein Those Parts of Astronomy Which Are Connected With Geography, the Use of Both Globes and the Nature, Use, and Construction of Maps

      Edinburgh: Martin McDowall and Company, 1789. Quarto. xiii, [3], 615pp. and 11 large folding maps. There are a few pagination errors as follows: page 67 mis-numbered 97; pages 172-173 repeated; page numbers 175-176 omitted and page 480 mis-numbered 840. William Gordon published important books on accounting and math but this was his most important work. The 11 maps were engraved by John Beugo (1759-1841) who was best known for his portraits of noteworthy English politicians, physician, artists and Robert Burns; however, he was consider the leading Scottish engraver of the day. His scarce map entitled "North America: from the best authorities " is housed at West Point. The maps are all nice with the exception of the Ireland map which has an old linen tape repair on the verso. Text is very clean. Bound in contemporary ¼ calf over marbled paper covered boards, red morocco spine label gilt. Some chipping to spine ends, joints strengthened. The only complete recorded copy we could locate is at McMaster University (OCLC).

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        Arlequin réformateur dans la cuisine des moines, ou plan pour réformer la gloutonnerie monacale, au profit de la nation épuisée par les brigandages de harpies financières

      S.n. 1789 - - S.n., Imprimé à Rome 1789, In-8 (13x19cm), 23pp., relié. - Edition originale, rare, vraisemblablement imprimée à Paris, anonymement, de Mirabeau selon la Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Reliure en demi maroquin vieux rouge à grains longs de la fin du XIXe siècle signée L. Lemardeley. Un fer en tête et queue. Titre doré. Frottements. La reliure porte en titre : Stephan Bordese - Blanc et bleu, ce qui nous indique que l'ouvrage a été réemboîté. Bel exemplaire. Avis charitable aux moines afin qu'ils enrichissent l'état et la population en cessant leur gloutonnerie au détriment du peuple. L'auteur promet aux différents ordres monacaux un monument à leur gloire s'ils obtempèrent à ses prières. Libelle anticlérical, violemment à charge contre les moines. Ex libris aux armes : Rose. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binding half morocco old red long grain of the late nineteenth century. A head and tail iron. gilt. Friction. Nice copy. 23pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tavern Licence Granted to John Swan by Mayor James Duane, 1789.

      1789. Eighteenth-Century New York City Tavern Licence [Taverns]. [New York City]. [Duane, James (1733-1797)]. [Tavern Licence Granted to John Swan Signed by Mayor James Duane]. New York, May 4, 1789. 6-1/4" x 7-1/2" part-printed document, inscribed in neat hand, docketed on verso. Moderate browning, faint horizontal fold line, another fold line to upper right corner, minor wear and a few small chips to edges, a few cellotape repairs to verso. An interesting item. * Swan's licence permits him to sell "strong liquors in his dwelling house," provided he does not "keep a disorderly Inn or Tavern, or suffer or permit any Cock fighting, Gaming or playing with Cards or Dice, or keep any Billiard Table, or other Gaming table or Shuffle Board, within the Inn or Tavern." James Duane was the first mayor of New York after the British evacuation in 1784. A Revoltionary leader, he was a deligate to the Continental Congress and a signer of the Articles of Confederation. After he completed his term as mayor in 1789, he became one of the first federal judges on the U.S. Circuit Court in New York.

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        Händel's Oratorium Der Messias nach W. A. Mozart's Bearbeitung.

      Breitkopf & Hartel, Leipzig - Three parts bound as one: Erster Theil (108 pp); Zweyter Theil (96 pp); Dritter Theil (48 pp). Oblong quarto, contemporary marbled boards with manuscript title plate on front board. Boards and spine heavily worn, with one corner chipped from front cover. Internally in very fine condition with scattered foxing and a few pencil notations. First edition of the full score of Mozart's re-orchestration of Handel's Messiah, fully engraved. Köchel 572. "In 1789, at the request of Baron Gottfried van Swieten, Mozart, by all accounts a profound admirer of Handel, also re-orchestrated Messiah. It is often said that the subject of the re-orchestration was to compensate for the absence of an organ in the hall, but this is not borne out by what Mozart does, which seems more of a translation into terms suggested by the ordinary forces for these concerts; these included flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns and trombones. The trumpets were demoted from melodic to harmonic instruments. 'The trumpet shall sound' and 'If God be for us,' which van Swieten called the 'cold aria,' were rewritten, the latter as a recitative" (Luckett, Handel's Messiah: A Celebration, 214).

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        A View of the Cities of London and Westminster with the Suburbs and Circumjacent Country Shewing the steeples of all the Churches and as many of the Public Buildings as are seen from the gallery of the steeple of Islington which town appears in the foreground.

      Published as the Act directs by John Swertner No. 10 Nevils Court Fetter Lane,, London, 1789 - London from Islington Etching with aquatint, printed in blue. Title, artist-engraver, and imprint in margin beneath the image. Accompanied by a key-block with 140 references. The key-block carries the imprint: 'Published as the Act directs by I. Swertner Augt. 1st 1789.' Jan Swertner, born in Harlem in the Netherlands in 1746, was a Moravian minister. In the handbill described below he refers to himself as 'one not professionally an artist'. The prospect, nevertheless, is highly professional and, in the selection of viewpoint, novel. Rejecting the picturesque composition beloved of contemporary British artists, in which "the Cities themselves, by being so far removed from the back Ground become Objects of secondary Notice", he chose "after much Trial and Search" the lantern of St Mary Islington from which to make his drawings. From here the townscape was free of picturesque foreground detail; and in place of tree stumps and gesturing staffage Swertner provides us with a view of a North London suburb at a time of change and development.The foreground detail is not described in the key. Across the immediate foreground is Church Street (now Gaskin Street). In the centre tilers are depicted completing the roof of the chapel for the dissenting Islington blacksmith, John Ives. Later the building would be used by Lady Huntington's Connexion, and later still as a school. Church Street links Upper Street on the right to Lower Street (now Essex Street) on the left. Branching off Lower Street is Colebrook Row. Nearby are Bird's Buildings, where at a later date the prolific London topographical artist, Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, would live. Mid-centre is Islington Green and the backs of the buildings of Old Paradise Row. Camden Street can be identified to the east of it. The Old Pied Bull, said to have been the home of Sir Walter Raleigh, is on the right in Upper Street.A handbill issued by Swertner announcing the prospect's publication (copy in the John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library) informs potential purchasers that it could be obtained from "the Publisher, No. 10 Nevils Court, Fetter Lane; Mr. Nichol, No. 58 Pall-Mall; Mr. Faden, No. 487 Strand; Mr. Stockwell, 191 Piccadilly; Mr. Wilkinson, No. 58 Cornhill; Mr. Cary's, the Corner of Arundel Street, Strand; Mr. Harris, No. 3 Sweetings-Alley; And other Printsellers.' Prices quoted are '10s.6d. - Proof Impressions, 16s. - Coloured, £1.1s. - Highly finished, in Colors, from the original Draught, by the Publisher, £1.11s.6d." The handbill recommends purchasers either to frame the view and key-block as one, or to mount the key on a panel attached to sliders at the back of the frame, that could be slid out or pushed back in again at pleasure.The print was reproduced as London Topographical Society Publication No. 124, printed by Curwen Press, and issued as an extra publication to members in the Society's centenary year, 1980. Image: 250 by 730mm (9.75 by 28.75 inches). Sheet: 490 by 800mm (19.25 by 31.5 inches). BL Maps K.Top.21.56; BM 1880,1113.4963.

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        Spamers Illustrierte Weltgeschichte. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Kulturgeschichte. Neubearbeitet und bis zur Gegenwart fortgeführt von Otto Kaemmel und K. Sturmhoefel. Hier: 10 Bände und Registerband. Mit ca. 5 500 Text-Abbildungen sowie ca. 225 Kunstbeilagen und Karten.

      3., völlig neugestaltete Auflage. 4. [19 : 26 cm]. Ca. 8000 Seiten. Mit Namen- und Sachregistern. Frakturdruck. Braune Originalhalblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentiteln, schwarzgeprägten Stempeln in Rückenfeldern, Lederecken und (schwach) marmoriertem Ganzschnitt, Schmuckpapiervorsätzen und 2farbigem Titel (rot und schwarz). (Leder partiell berieben. Ausschließlich Band I am Rücken tlws. angeplatzt und mit Läsuren am oberen Rückenende. Ecken partiell berieben/bestossen, Kanten vereinzelt berieben. Wenige Deckel gering beschabt). - Ansonsten erfreulich gut erhaltene, innen saubere Exemplare ohne Eintragungen. - Inhalt: I.: Von den ersten Anfängen der Geschichte bis zum Verfall der Selbständigkeit von Hellas. II.: Von Alexander dem Grossen bis zum Beginn der Völkerwanderung. III.: Von der Völkerwanderung bis zu den Kreuzzügen. IV.: Von den Kreuzzügen bis zum Zeitalter der Renaissance. V.: Vom Beginn der grossen Entdeckungen bis zum 30jährigen Kriege. VI.: Vom 30jährigen Kriege bis zur Machthöhe Ludwigs XIV. VII.: Vom Verfall der bourbonischen Macht bis zum Beginn der grossen französischen Revolution. VIII.: Von der französischen Revolution von 1789 bis zum Österreichischen Feldzuge 1809. IX.: Von dem Beginne des nationalen Kampfes gegen Napoleon I. bis zum Kaisertum Napoleons III. (1808 - 1852). X.: Von der Thronbesteigung Napoleons III. bis zur Gegenwart. (XI).: Registerband.

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        Vollständiges und auf die neueste Art eingerichtetes Nürnbergisches Kochbuch

      1789 - Vollständiges und auf die neueste Art eingerichtetes Nürnbergisches Kochbuch, zum Unterricht für Frauenzimmer, nebst einer gründlichen Anweisung zu verschiedenen, in der Haushaltung sehr brauchbaren und nützlichen Stücken. Th. 1 u. 2. 2 Bände. - Nürnberg : Stiebner 1789/90. - 570, 571 S. 17 x 11 cm. Priv. Halbleinenbände 19.Jh., Rotschnitt. /Seiten im zweiten Band innen im hinteren unteren Teil, vorwiegend im Rand, mit Wurmfraß, sonst gebräunt, stock- und fingerfleckig, S. 17 durch schmalen grauen Pappstreifen im Falz verstärkt, im ersten Band nur geringfügiger Wurmfraß, weniger braunfleckig, Einbandecken und -kanten bestoßen, Bücher wurden im 19. Jahrhundert neu gebunden/ - Sehr seltenes Nürnberger Kochbuch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kupferstich - Karte, b. I. W. Iaeger, "Carte topographique D'Allemagne Contenant une Parte de Suabe, de la Suisse, .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, 1789, 47 x 63 Mit Kopftitel. Blatt LXVII der großen Deutschlandkarte, - Zeigt den westl. Teils des Bodensees. Gebiet: Tuttlingen, Lindau, Züricher See, Bad Säckingen.

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        Observations au peuple françois. Compte rendu à la Nation, de la somme de sa contribution, du produit net de sa recette & de sa dépense.

      s.l., s. n. 1789 - LIVRES Très rare édition originale. Par Brémond "citoyen français, de l'Ordre du Tiers-État de Provence. Bien complet du curieux frontispice. 1 volume in-4° Broché sous papier bleu muet de l'époque; exemplaire non rogné. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The History of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the revolution in 1688. In eight volumes, illustrated with plates. A new edition, with the author?s last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed, a short account of his life, written by himself.

      Printed for T. Cadell . sold by T. Longman; Printed for T. Cadell . and R. Baldwin. 1789-1790 - WITH: The History of England, from the Revolution to the death of George the Second. Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume?s History. In five volumes. By T. Smollett . A new edition, with the author?s last corrections and improvements. 13 volumes. 8vo. Front. in vol. I of both works, engraved portrait plates. Occasional foxing with some offsetting from plates, otherwise a nice, bright set. Handsomely bound in contemp. tree calf, spines elaborately dec. in gilt, with red & green morocco labels; heads of spines a little rubbed, front boards of Smollett vols. IV & V scuffed with calf lifted in small sections. Overall a beautiful set of a foundational work on English history. v.g. ESTC T82473, T55317. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cachier des doléances et réclamations des femmes.

      1789.Plaquette de 18 pages. [1] de titre, 18pp. Rarissime plaquette revendiquant le droit des femmes à être représentées aux États Généraux par des membres de leur sexe. Elle témoigne de la volonté de dépasser le simple évènement pour s'inscrire dans un mouvement politique à venir et défendre leurs droits. Elle marque l'émergence d'une revendication féminine. L'auteur dont la nature féminine semble au-dessus de tout soupçon, n'a jamais été identifié. Elle brave ici l'interdit d'exprimer ses doléances.La mise en parallèle revendiquée par l'auteur entre femme et représentation politique donne au sujet une position forte qui anticipe le mode de raisonnement tenu par Olympe de Gouges en 1791 dans sa Déclaration des droits de la femme. Tache d'encre recouvrant la couronne sur les armoiries de la page de titre.Petite restauration en haut des feuillets.

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        VOYAGE DU JEUNE ANACHARSIS EN GRECE.

      1789dans le milieu du quatrième siècle avant l'ère vulgaire. seconde édition. à Paris , chez De Bure l'aîné , Libraire de Monsieur Frère du Roi. 1789 . 7 volumes in 8 et 1 atlas in 4. plein veau verni époque . dos à 5 nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés ; pièces de titre et tomaison maroquin rouge et beige. triple filets dorés sur les plats. filet doré sur les tranches. tranches jaunes. reliure homogène pour les sept volumes et pour l'atlas. xxiv + 382 pp ; 568 pp ; 560 pp ; 564 pp ; 543 pp ; 511 pp ; 130 pp + 1 ff + cccxxij pp . et RECUEIL DE CARTES GEOGRAPHIQUES , PLANS , VUES ET MEDAILLES DE L'ANCIENNE GRECE relatifs au voyage du Jeune Anacharsis, précédé d'une analyse critique des cartes. seconde édition. à Paris .chez De Bure . 1789.avec xlij pages + IV planches dépliantes et 27 planches dépliantes. ( cartes gravées ; dessinées par M. Barbié du Bocage. en plusieurs tons.) COMPLET DES VOLUMES ET DE L'ATLAS en 31 planches. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. coiffeet coins de l'atlas légèrement émoussés . Sinon ETAT PARFAIT. Barthélémy ( Abbé J. Jacques ) 1716-1795. Il mit trente années à publier cet ouvrage , qui vit le jour en 1788 , à la veille de la Révolution. L'apparition d'un livre de minutieuse et sincère étude sur la vie antique ne fut point sans étrangeté dans des temps aussi troublés. Malgré les préoccupations publiques , la sensation fut immense et le succès universel.

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        Los siete libros

      Imprenta de Don Benito Cano, Madrid 1789 - 8ºm, plena piel con tejuelo, pasta española, algo desgastada, guardas de aguas, papel verjurado, 1789, Madrid, Benito Cano. Traducción al castellano de Pedro Fernádez Navarrete, Canónigo de Santiago. De la Divina Providencia, De la Vida Bienaventurada, De la Tranquilidad del Ánimo, De la Constancia del Sabio, De la Brevedad de la Vida, De la Consolación y De la Pobreza. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Farmer's Companion being a complete System of Modern Husbandry: Including the Latest Improvements and Discoveries, in Theory and Practice. Illustrated by numerous Engravings. With 102 copper engraved plates (including two larger hand-coloured fold - out plates).

      Second Edition. In two Volumes (complete set). Large Octavo. Both volumes together contain 948 pages interleaved illustrations throughout the volumes (many of these plates are folding out) including a General Index. [Please ask for a full list of the illustrations].Hardcover / Two modern halfleather / full leather bindings (see images). Volume I in octavo format and in a brown full leather with spinelabel / Volume II in large octavo and bound in an excellent green half morocco with gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards and leather corners. Both volumes with new endpapers. Some illustrations and text towards the end of Volume II with some faint dampstaining only. Three illustrations are present twice in these volumes (Plates 35, 54 and 84). Extremely rare publication in very good condition !! Excellent and rare publication with 102 spectacular illustrations regarding agricultural history, early illustrations of livestock and especially beautiful are the hand-coloured illustrations of the Grasses. The livestock illustrations include: Merino Ram, Merino Ewe, Dartmoor Sheep, Exmoor Sheep, Hereford Ox, South Down Ewe and South Down Ram (both bred by Mr. Ellman of Glynd in Sussex), Devonshire Bull and Steer, Boar and Sow from Mr. Western etc. The early agriculture apparatus includes: Bean Drill Plough, Leicestershire Double Plough / Lord Somerville's Double Plough, The Oxfordshire Skim Plough , A View of the Threshing Machine erected at Chillingham in 1789 with the Circular Rake & Fanners etc. Includes the following chapters: Implements of Husbandry / Farm-houses and Offices / Farm-cottages / Inclosing of Land / Construction of Roads and Embankments / Soils / Manures / Draining of Land / Paring and Burning / Following of Land / Cultivation of Arable Land - Metods of bringing it into a State for Cropping / Cultivation of Arable Land - Sowing - After-Culture and Arrangement of Crops / Cultivation of Arable Land - Grain and Pulse Crops / Root and Plant Crops / Management of Grain and other Crops / Cultivation of Grass Lands - Laying down to Grass / Artificial Grasses / Meadows / Pastures / Methods of fattening Animals / Planting Fruit and Timber Trees / Live Stock / Neat Cattle / Sheep / Horses / Swine (Pigs) / Rabbits - Poultry &c.

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        Gesamtansicht, mittig Rheinbrücke, "Vue du Rhin a Lauffenbourg, l'une des quartre Villes Forestieres de L'Autriche Anterieure ou ce fleive se precipite entre un amas de Roches".

      - kol. Umrißradierung v. Cemle n. Gmelin b. Mechel in Basel, dat. 1789, 38,5 x 51 Sehr seltenes Blatt. Blick vom Rheinufer zur Rheinbrücke mit tosendem Rheinlauf. Rechts das Schloß. - Restaurierte Einrisse.

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        \"Vue du Rhin a Lauffenbourg\". Blick vom jenseitigen Ufer über Wasserfall auf Rheinbrücke und Schloß rechts, im Vordergrund Personenstaffage.

       Kupferstich von B.R. Comte nach G.F. Gmelin, 1789, 39 x 53 cm. Stimmungsvolles und lebendig staffagiertes Blatt: im Wasserfall ein Boot, das an langen Seilen von Männern beiderseits des Flusses gehalten wird. - Mit schmalem Rändchen, am oberen Rand sorgfältig hinterlegter Einriß. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg

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        The Rural Economy of Glocestershire; including its Dairy: together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire

      - One folding engraved map. xxviii, 332 pp., [4] pp. of ads; iv, 401 pp., [11] pp. Two vols. 8vo, orig. cloth-backed blue boards, paper labels on spines, uncut. Gloucester: R. Raikes for G. Nicol, 1789. First edition and a lovely set in fresh original condition. Marshall (1745-1818), wrote a series of studies of farming in various English countries published between 1787 and 1798. The two volumes on Gloucester were the fifth and sixth of the eventual twelve volume series. "Modern agricultural historians have generally held that Marshall's works on English farming are superior to those of his rival, Arthur Young, as they are more systematically arranged and based on a more thorough knowledge of a district by personal residence there. Unlike Young, Marshall was cautious about experimentation, preferring rather to advocate the best practices approved by experienced farmers. On the other hand, he lacked Young's pithy and more readable style, and acquired fewer close contacts with the leading farming figures of the time. Marshall's career, indeed, suffered in some degree from his native bluntness and acid tongue, his pride, and his sensibility to slights. Nevertheless, from the independence of his views arose his remarkably early support for agricultural education, and his belief in the necessity of studying agriculture on a regional basis, both of which were ideas well before their time."-ODNB. Pages 323-32 contain a valuable "Verbal Provincialisms of the Vale of Glocester." Marshall was interested in dialects and he was the first to form a collection of words peculiar to the Yorkshire dialect. It was appended to the Rural Economy of Yorkshire and contains about eleven hundred words. Fine set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TUCIDIDE ATENIESE. Tomo I e II Dedicato a S.A.R. la Principessa MARIA TERESA BORBONE Infanta delle Sicilie

      Desiderj, 1789, 1790. Opera in due volumi in 4° antico (cm. 23,5 x 17, 5), attraente legatura coeva in pieno vitello marmorizzato, titoli ai dorsi ornati in oro, tagli colorati in rosso, sguardie in carta settecentesca decorata (ex libris), 2 carte bianche, frontespizio, dedicatoria, 8 cc., 379 pp., colophon, 3 cc. bianche, 4 tavole f.t. al primo volume; sguardie decorate, 4 cc., di cui 2 bianche, frontespizio, approvazione, 326 pp., errata, 3 cc. bianche, 3 tavole f.t. al secondo volume. Magnifica, principesca edizione dell'opera del grande storico ateniese, volgarizzata da Giovanni Viviani, preceduta dalla Vita di Tucidide descritta da Tommaso Porcacchi, ricchissima, splendidamente impaginata ed impressa su frusciante carta vergata, quasi fior di stampa, arricchita da 7 grandi e preziose incisioni su lastra di rame, che rappresentano, un mezzo busto di Tucidide, una carta della Grecia antica e moderna, un mezzo busto di Milziade, un ritratto in ovale di Temistocle, uno di Alcibiade, una carta della Sicilia e una di Siracusa. Fra le più ricercate ed apprezzate opere di storiografia, d'importanza fondamentale per la storia delle guerre del Peloponneso in cui è narrata la grande spedizione ateniese in Sicilia, quest'opera è da ascriversi fra quelle più difficili a reperirsi. D'egregia rarità, in ottimo stato, importante.

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        Essais historiques sur la vie de Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche Reine de France. Pour servir à l'histoire de cette princesse. Essai historique sur la vie de Marie-Antoinette Reine de France et de Navarre, Née Archiduchesse d'Autriche le deux Novembre 1755. Rédigé sur plusieurs Manuscrits de sa main; seconde Partie.

      Londres, Versailles 1789 - Essais historiques sur la vie de Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche Reine de France. Pour servir à l'histoire de cette princesse. Essai historique sur la vie de Marie-Antoinette Reine de France et de Navarre, Née Archiduchesse d'Autriche le deux Novembre 1755. Rédigé sur plusieurs Manuscrits de sa main; seconde Partie. Première partie, à Londres, 1789. Seconde partie, à Versailles, chez La Montensier, Hôtel des Courtisanes. Un volume in-8 (20,5 cm x 13 cm), VI-79 et 92 pp. Deux portraits frontispices de la Reine, dessinés par F.J.Collignon et Raffet, gravés par W.H.Mote et Ch.Ransonnette. L'ouvrage est anonyme, il est attribué par Barbier à Goupil et par Lacroix à Brissot. 1/2 chagrin à coins bordés de filets dorés (Reliure postérieure). Dos à cinq nerfs, titre doré. Tête dorée. Pour plus de détails sur cet ouvrage, consultez notre blog Paris-Libris et pour accéder à l'intégralité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des armen Herrn von Mildenburg,

      - in Briefen herausgegeben. Erster bis dritter (und letzter) Theil in 3 Bänden. Hannover, in der Schmidtschen Buchhandlung (Teil 1), 1789 u. bey Christian Ritscher 1790. Jeweils mit gest. Titelvignette. 8°. 8 Bl., 336 S.; 15 Bl., 320 S.; 20 Bl., 327 S.Pappbde. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe dieses umfangreichen gesellschaftskritischen Romans. Ich liefre hier die Geschichte eines Mannes, der mit dem Grundsatze in die Welt tritt: daß Jeder glücklich seyn und seine guten Zwecke durchsetzen könne, der immer weise und immer redlich handelte. Bey allen Schritten, die er thut, scheint indessen dieser Grundsatz zur Lüge zu werden. Am Ende seines Lebens führt ihn die Erfahrung dahin, überzeugt zu seyn: daß jeder Mensch der Bauherr seines eigenen Schicksals ist; daß der weise Schöpfer alles so geordnet hat, daß jedes freye Wesen die Folgen seiner Handlungen tragen muß .(Vorwort). - Goedeke IV/1, 616, 17. - Knigge 31.01. - Kat. Wolfenbüttel 106. - Wolfstieg 41519. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voeux libres et désintéressés d'un citoyen, adressés à un député aux Etats-Généraux.

      1789 - In-8 de 80 pp. Aperçu sur les avantages qui résulteroient de la vente des Biens Écclésiastique en France, et sur la fixation en argent des honoraires des Evêques, Curés et Vicaires, à prendre sur la Caisse Nationale. 13 aout 1789. In-8 de 14 pp. Eclaircissemenset Additions à l'Aperçu sur les avantages qui résulteroient de la vente des Biens Ecclésiastiques en France, & Réponse aux Observations sommaires de M. l'Abbé Syies. 25 Septembre 1789. In-8 de 16 pp. Essai d'un plan pour la nomination des députés à l'Assemblée Nationale. 16 novembre 1789. In-8 de 8 pp. 4 pièces reliées en 1 vol. in-8, basane marbrée, dos lisse orné. (Reliure de l'époque). D'après une note insérée dans l'ouvrage, cet exemplaire provient de la collection de J. Berthelemy, avocat au Parlement de Paris, secrétaire de l'ordre de Malte et conservateur des archives du dit ordre au Grand Prieuré de France (faisant partie de la bibliothèque de la petite tour du Temple affectée à la détention de Louis XVI). Petit accident à une coiffe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Art du verre. Art de la verrerie. Verre tourne. Verre au fourneau. Verre a la lampe (instrumens de physique). Fil de verre. Art de peindre sur verre.

      Paris, (1789) estratto cop. muta, pp. 414/572 con 15 tavole (+ 7 doppie) + 14 tavole (+ 5 doppie) + 7 tavole (+ 3 doppie) + 2 tavole + 8 (di suppl.) di cm. 22 x 29,5 incise in rame. In totale 46 tavole (15 doppie). Tutte relative alla lavorazione manuale del vetro : strumenti, ambienti, operai, ecc. ecc. Molto interessanti e quasi tutte bellissime, - !! ATTENTION !!: : NOT A BOOK : "estratto" or "stralcio" means simply a few pages, original nonetheless, printed in a magazine. Pages are indicated as in "from" "to", for example: 229/231 means the text comprises three pages (229, 230 and 231). If the magazine that contained the pages is not mentioned, it is because it is unknown to us.

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        Soie et soierie.

      Paris, (1789) estratto cop. muta, pp. 164 con 121 tavole (27 doppie) di cm. 22 x 29,5 incise in rame (macchinari, operai, laboratori, orditi, disegni, ecc.) - !! ATTENZIONE !!: Con il termine estratto (o stralcio) intendiamo riferirci ad un fascicolo contenente un articolo di rivista, sia che esso sia stato stampato a parte utilizzando la stessa composizione sia che provenga direttamente da una rivista. Le pagine sono indicate come "da/a", ad esempio: 229/231 significa che il testo e composto da tre pagine. Quando la rivista di provenienza non viene indicata e perche ci e sconosciuta. - !! ATTENTION !!: : NOT A BOOK : "estratto" or "stralcio" means simply a few pages, original nonetheless, printed in a magazine. Pages are indicated as in "from" "to", for example: 229/231 means the text comprises three pages (229, 230 and 231). If the magazine that contained the pages is not mentioned, it is because it is unknown to us.

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        Blason ou Art Heraldique.

      Paris, 1789, cop. muta, pp. (4) con 33 tavole, delle quali 28 di cm. 44 x 29,5 quattro 22 x 29,5 ed una 65 x 51, tutte incise in rame.

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