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        Sonnets, Written Chiefly on Picturesque Spots, During a Tour

      Bath: R. Cruttwell, 1789. Second edition, "corrected, with additions". [2]-31 pp., lacking blank A1. 4to. Period half calf and marbled boards, red morocco lettering piece. Light foxing. Second edition, "corrected, with additions" [2]-31 pp., lacking blank A1. 4to. The second edition of Bowles' sonnet sequence, which was a major source of inspiration for a young Samuel Taylor Coleridge and helped revive the sonnet form in English. The first edition, published as Fourteen Sonnets, Elegiac and Descriptive, in 1789, is exceedingly rare - Hayward located only two copies. The Bradley Martin copy of the first edition brought $12,000 at his sale in 1990. Hayward 200

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        The Spectator in 8 Volumes

      London: H. Hughs, 1789. The Spectator in 8 volumes. 1789. (Complete set) Printed by H. Hughs; For Messrs. Payne, Rivington, Davis, Longman, etc....Octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. the boards are a mottled calf ruled and edged in Gilt. The spines appear to 19th century with 6 compartments and the title in gilt on a red label. All the backings are tight. The boards and heads and tails of spine are uniformly rubbed with loss at extremities. Still overall a sturdy set. Each volume has a frontis piece and an index in rear.. Vol. 8 has a small piece cut from fep, probably a price or signature. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Rare Book.

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        ESCLAVAGE] Réclamations et observations des colons, sur l'idée de l'abolition de la traite et de l'affranchissement des Nègres

      S.n. 1789 - - S.n., s.l. Septembre 1789, in-8 (12x21cm), 52pp., relié. - Rare édition originale avec fausse mention de seconde édition de cet ouvrage paru anonymement et attribué à David Duval de Sanadon par Barbier et Quérard. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage gris clair. Dos lisse muet. Très rare témoignage d'un contempteur de l'un des plus nobles combats de la Révolution française : l'abolition de l'esclavage. David Duval de Sanadon (1748-1816) né en Guadeloupe, colon et planteur de Saint-Domingue, fut défenseur de l'esclavage et fervent royaliste. Il rédigea plusieurs travaux sur le sujet : Précis sur l'esclavage des Nègres (1789), Discours sur l'esclavage des nègres et sur l'idée de leur affranchissement dans les colonies (1786), Précis sur l'esclavage des nègres (1789). Ce court pamphlet s'ouvre, en plein contexte de la Révolution française, sur le constat de l'importante mobilisation de l'opinion en faveur de l'abolition de l'esclavage : "Oui, sans doute, il est temps de ramener l'opinion publique égarée, enflammée sur beaucoup de questions auxquelles tiennent la tranquillité publique et la marche assurée du Gouvernement. Parmi ce nombre est celle de l'esclavage des Nègres, qui a donné naissance à tant d'écrits, et produit une fermentation qui menace les Colonies françaises d'un embrasement prochain, et d'une révolution funeste à la métropole elle-même." Sanadon met immédiatement en opposition les Colons et les Français métropolitains qui "poussés par un zèle [.] ne craignent pas de mettre en danger les propriétés, l'existence de leurs concitoyens, de leurs frères, et d'exposer les Colonies à la plus horrible catastrophe", dressant un tableau des plus pessimistes : "Tous les liens de la subordination sont rompus, tous les travaux sont abandonnés ; les scènes les plus cruelles se préparent ; l'affreux signal est donné : au nom de liberté, tout s'écrie, tout s'arme [.] Ces tableaux sont-ils exagérés ? Y ont-ils bien réfléchi, ces passionnés défenseurs de la cause des Noirs ? Ignorent-ils, ou peuvent-ils se dissimuler la réalité de ces effets désastreux ?". L'auteur fait ici clairement référence aux nombreuses sociétés anti-esclavagistes qui se constituèrent à la fin des années 1780, non seulement en France, mais aussi aux Etats-Unis et en Angleterre. Leur important travail de dénonciation contribua à l'élaboration de multiples pétitions revendiquant l'abolition de l'esclavage dans les colonies. En France, en 1789, on ne dénombre pas moins d'une cinquantaine de cahiers de doléances sur le sujet. Aux arguments humanistes et universalistes des abolitionnistes, Sanadon oppose le traditionnel argument économique et tente de démontrer que le commerce métropolitain est dépendant des colonies et qu'abolir l'esclavage serait une « idée invraisemblable » et lourde de conséquences. En outre, le planteur estime qu'il est du devoir de la France de conserver les colonies, de les protéger et de les développer car elles sont la garantie d'une place stratégique sur le marché européen et plus particulièrement face à la concurrence anglaise, sur laquelle il convient de prendre l'avantage. Ces thèses ne seront pas ignorées par Mirabeau pourtant abolitionniste convaincu et membre fondateur en 1788 de la Société des amis des Noirs, qui militera pour une suppression progressive de l'esclavage. C'est justement la « situation « explosive » de Saint-Domingue, modèle de la pensée de Sanadon et emblème de la traite négrière, qui incite Mirabeau à proposer la mise en place d'une transition vers une économie de travailleurs salariés bien plus rentable et productive que celui des esclaves (Serge Bianchi, « Les Bières flottantes des négriers, un discours non prononcé sur l'abolition de la traite des Noirs », Annales historiques de la Révolution française, 2001). Malgré sa virulence, un texte comme celui de Sanadon ne constitue donc pas une défense aveugle des privilèges coloniaux. Argumentés et fondés sur une expérience concrète, ces libelles sont un véritabl [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History and Antiquities of the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne Two volume set

      London: B White & Son. G: in Good condition without dust jackest as issued. Front board of Volume II detached and taped. 1789. First Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover with marbled boards. 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). xvi, 680pp; 732pp. 31 b/w engraved plates and maps. "Including an Account of the Coal Trade of that Place and Embellished with Engraved Views of the Publick Buildings ". .

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        Niels Klims underjordiske Reise. Oversat efter den latinske Original af Jens Baggesen.

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        Eigene Lebensgeschichte, in vier Stücken.

      Halle, Curt 1789.7 Bll., 617 S., 10 Bll., 1 w. Bl. Dekorativer HLdr. d. Zt. mit grünem Rückenschild und Rückenverg. ADB III, 644. - Die nicht häufige Autobiographie des Geographen Anton Friedrich Büsching (1724 - 1793). Mit Wappen - Exlibris eines Grafen Schulenburg - Klosterroda, wohl Friedrich Albrecht Graf von der Schulenburg - Klosterroda (1772 - 1853; sächsischer Staatsmann). - Rücken mit Papieretikett. Bücher de

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        Oeuvres posthumes de Frédéric II, roi de Prusse.

      oO oVlg 1789 - Tome Premier [ - Douzieme]. [s.l. uns s.n. = Basel, Thurneysen] 1789. 12 Lederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und je zwei verschiedenfarbigen Rückenschildchen. (21,4 x 13,5 cm) 8°. - Anonymer schweizer Nachdruck am Vorabend der Französischen Revolution - Henning I A (S.24) = [Leithäuser, Gustav Adolf (1878): "Miscellaneen zur Geschichte König Friedrichs des Grossen, Theil I. Gesammtausgaben der Werke Friedrichs des Grossen, Verzeichniss sämtlicher Ausgaben und Uebersetzungen der Werke Friedrichs des Grossen"] Misz. 10 ["B. Nachdrucke der Originalausgaben"]. OCLC 717953435. RERO R005485317. Die ehemals sehr dekorativen Lederbände nun verblichen, berieben und bestoßen, teilweise verkratzt. Lagenweise stellenweise stärker gebräunt. Kleinere Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen, die Ecken und Kanten verschlissen. Die Innendeckel und fliegenden Vor-, bzw. Nachsätze mit Modeldruckpapier bezogen. Exlibris von Vicco von Bülow-Schwante auf den Innendeckeln, dort auch Spuren eines weiteren, alt entfernten Exlibris. Zum Inhalt: Tomes I - III: "Mémoires sur le règne de Frédéric II, Roi de Prusse, écrits par lui-même." Tomes IV - X: "Correspondance." Tomes XI und XII: "Mélanges." 12 Bände der Ausgabe ohne drei später erschienene, ergänzende Briefbände, die im wesentlichen den Briefwechsel Friedrichs mit dem General Fouqué sowie den mit d'Alembert enthalten. [Friedrich der Große] * Bitte fordern Sie bei Interesse unsere umfangreichen Anmerkungen an. * * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 10001 gr.

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        The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton: with engravings, and an appendix

      London Printed by T. Bensley: for B. White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street M,DCC,LXXXIX [1789] 4to: [2],vi,468 [i.e. 466],[14]pp, with two copper-engraved titles and seven plates (including the folding frontispiece) from drawings by Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, plus index and list of errata. Advertisement signed and dated: Gil. White. January 1st, 1788. Signature Ppp2 misnumbered Pp2; page 292 misnumbered 262; pp. 441-2 lacking in numbering only—text is continuous. Bound by Bayntun in full red levant morocco, spine gilt in six compartments (central ornament in four, lettering in two), boards framed in gilt filet with dominant gilt diamond centerpiece, elaborate gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, two red silk page markera laid in. A Fine wide-margined example, vritually pristine (folding frontispiece lightly soiled, typical cross-toning from engravings). Provenance: Philadelphia bibliophile Herman Blum, with his gilt stamp, dated 10/30/51, on front fly leaf. Martin 90. Rothschild 2550. Grolier English 62. Near Fine

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        Sonnets, Written Chiefly on Picturesque Spots, During a Tour

      R. Cruttwell, Bath 1789 - Second edition, "corrected, with additions" [2]-31 pp., lacking blank A1. 4to. The second edition of Bowles' sonnet sequence, which was a major source of inspiration for a young Samuel Taylor Coleridge and helped revive the sonnet form in English.The first edition, published as Fourteen Sonnets, Elegiac and Descriptive, in 1789, is exceedingly rare - Hayward located only two copies. The Bradley Martin copy of the first edition brought $12,000 at his sale in 1990. Hayward 200 Period half calf and marbled boards, red morocco lettering piece. Light foxing [2]-31 pp., lacking blank A1. 4to Second edition, "corrected, with additions". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay;

      London: John Stockdale,, 1789. with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from Authentic Papers, which have been obtained from the several Departments, to which are added, The Journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball, & Capt. Marshall; with an account of their New Discoveries. Quarto (295 × 222 mm). Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, green morocco label, red morocco onlay bands with gilt arabesque roll, compartments with similar corner-pieces, sun in splendour centre-tools, boards with a bead and chain panel enclosing a floral panel, both gilt, marbled endpapers. With portrait frontispiece after Wheatly, vignette title and 53 copper engraved plates, 5 of them folding. Complete with impressive list of 8-page subscribers list including the names of Joseph Banks, George Anson, Nathaniel Portlock and Alexander Dalrymple; errata leaf bound in before the Advertisement, and the advertisement leaf at the rear. A little rubbed, some scuffs to the boards, foxing to the frontispiece and title page, some offsetting tom the plates, occasional spotting, collector's bookplate of Adrian Bullock to the front pastedown, but overall a very good copy. First Edition, early issue - with the caption on the Kangooroo plate uncorrected, and mispagination of page 121 as 221 - of this foundation work on Australia as a European colony, the official account of the voyage of the First Fleet to Botany Bay and the settlement of Australia, based on the governor's journals and despatches. The appended "List of Convicts" - giving names, location and date of convictions, and length of sentence - is the basic source for all First Fleet genealogy. Arthur Phillip (1738-1814), not only commanded the voyage, but was holding a commission appointing him representative of the Crown for the eastern half of Australia and the adjoining Pacific islands. "Phillip was given the task of founding a convict settlement in Australia, and became the first governor of New South Wales. Reaching Botany Bay in 1788, via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro and the Cape of Good Hope, Phillip decided that the site was unsatisfactory and sailed to Port Jackson, where he founded the city named Sydney, after Thomas Townshend, Viscount Sydney, secretary of state." (Hill). As large parts of the coastline were still unexplored, Phillip soon embarked on a voyage of coastal discovery. With three boats he set out to investigate Port Jackson, which Cook had named but had not charted. When Phillip discovered the extent of the Harbour, he was overjoyed: "Here all regret arising from the former disappointments was at once obliterated; and Governor Phillip had the satisfaction to find one of the finest harbours in the world, in which a thousand sail of the line might ride in prefect security.". Phillip's discovery of Sydney Harbour was of paramount importance, providing as it did a secure place for settlement. Phillip's journal and that of Hunter, which both contain the first charts of the Harbour based on Hunter's surveys, therefore represent "the foundation stones of any collection of books devoted to coastal discovery" (Wantrup). The account of the voyage is based mainly on Phillip's earliest report to the Government on the Colony, and the reports of other members of the First Fleet. The actual compiler is not known, but he must have had access to the official documents, as it is a very accurate account. The present work is the basic source book, the first in order of importance for the history of Australia and no collection can be complete without a copy.

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        A Tour through Sweden, Swedish-Lapland, Finland and Denmark. In a series of letters, illustrated with engravings.

      Stockton 1789 (Printed by R. Christopher). 4to. 1 tresnitt og 7 kobberstukne plansjer av Thomas Bewick og Ralph Beilby. Ny skinnrygg med bevart gammelt tittelfelt og dekler. Indre falser forsterket med lerret. 1 plansje reparert i øvre marg.. Later calf with old title- label and boards. Woodcut and 7 engraved plates by Thomas Bewick and Ralph Beilby. Inner hinges strengthened. 1 plate repaired in upper margin

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        1789 Voyages of Anacharsis ATLAS MAPS Greece Macedonia Greek Geography 8v SET

      A Paris : Chez De Bure l'aine ., 1789. - 1789 Voyages of Anacharsis ATLAS MAPS Greece Macedonia Greek Geography 8v SET 31 INCREDIBLE Illustrations of Classical Greece This popular work is simply a traveler’s guide to Greece. It includes color outlined maps and historic sites such as Delphi, Mount Parnassus, and the Parthenon. Jean-Jacques Barthélemy (1716 – 1795) was a French writer and numismatist. Barthélemy was the author of a number of learned works on antiquarian subjects, but the great work on which his fame rests is Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. While modern scholarship has superseded many of the details in this book, Barthelemy himself stated the purpose of the book was simply to supply his fellow man with knowledge of the Greek civilization. Anacharsis was a Scythian philosopher who travelled from his homeland on the northern shores of the Black Sea to Athens in the early 6th century BC and made a great impression as a forthright, outspoken "barbarian". Reputedly a forerunner of the Cynics, none of his works has survived. Main author: J -J Barthelemy Title: Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grece : dans le milieu du quatrieme siecle avant l'ere vulgaire. Published: A Paris : Chez De Bure l'aine ., 1789. Language: French Notes & contents: • 1st edition • 8 volume set o 7 tomes + atlas o 31 total engravings 24 maps A Paris : Chez De Bure l'aiÌ‚né ., 1789. 7 fascinating illustrations • Ancient architecture & building plans • Medallions FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: A Paris : Chez De Bure l'aine ., 1789. Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $950 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Interesting Small Archive of French Revolutionary Era Newspapers

      Paris, 1789. First Edition. Self-wraps. Folded sheets, stitched. The archive includes twenty items. Titles as follows: 1) Journal de Perlet #s 33 to 37, 39, 911 to 915; Paris, C. Perlet, various years; Suite du Journal de Perlet #356; Paris, C. Perlet, 1793. 2) Journal des débats et des décrets #344; Paris, De l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1792. 3) Annales universelles et méthodiques, concernant la Politique, la Législation, le Commerce, l'Agriculture, l'Economie, la Marine, les Finances, les Sciences, la Littérature, les Arts Méchaniques & Libéraux, &c. #s IV (November 14), 133 (September 9, 1790), 2 (January 6, 1791), 7 (but perhaps 17?) (January 17, 1791), 18 (January 18, 1791), 19 (January 19, 1791); Paris, De l'Imprimerie des Annales Universelles. 4) Bulletin politique du N. 126 des Annales Universelles; Paris, August 25, 1790. Some sporadic foxing. The Perlet issues and one of the Annales Universelles have a faint stain affecting the upper corner; a couple of the Perlet issues have minor wormholes. Overall a nicely preserved set of items pertaining to the French Revolution.; Octavo.

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        4. Vols / 4 Bände : Tableaux, Statues, Bas Reliefs Et Camées, De La Galerie De Florence, Et Du Palais Pitti, Dessinés par M. Wicar, Peintre, et gravés sous la direction de M. Lacombe, Peintre; Avec Les Explications, Par M. Mongez l\'aîné, de l\'Académie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Garde des Antiques de Sainte Géneviève, etc, etc. Imprimées sur Papier-vélin superfin de Johannot d\'Annonay..Paris , Chez LACOMBE , Peintre , Editeur de l´Ouvrage M.DCC.LXXXIX

      Paris , Chez LACOMBE , Peintre , Editeur de l´Ouvrage M.DCC.LXXXIX e.a., 1789 - 1814. Gr.-Fol., , Halbleder 4 Bände in 4 Büchern. Prachtvolle schöne Halblederausgabe ( ca. 36 x 54 cm ) in altersberücksichtigend schönem Erhaltungszustand. Rote Halblederbände mit Rückentitel und reicher Goldverzierung. Die Buchdeckel altersüblich etwas berieben, beschabt, im Leder teils leicht berieben oder leicht best. Buchecken teilweise etwas bestossen. Schöner Papierzustand , Illustrationen mit den Pergaminblättern geschützt. Im Papier teilweise alters oder stockfleckig ( Vorsätze i.d.R. etwas stockfleckig, teils an den Pergaminblättern etwas stockfleckig, überierwiegend die jeweils paar ersten und letzten Seiten etwas stock/ altersfleckig, sonst gelegentlich in unterschiedlichem Umfang. . Alle Gelenke sind intakt , Schnitt üblich angestaubt, altersübliche Lese Gebrauchspuren. - Alle Tafeln sind vorhanden . Das Vorsatzpapier teils druckwellig e.t.c. 803 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Descrizione Dei Circhi Particolarmente Di Quello Di Caracalla E Dei Giucchi In Essi Celebrati. Opera postuma publicata da Carlo Fea.

      Roma Pagliarini 1789 - 1. edition. 44,5 x 31,5 cm. XXI, CXXX, XX S. Ill. Halbpergament der Zeit mit neuem Rückenschild, teilweise berieben, restauriert. Brunet 1, 848; Cicognara 3619; Olschki 16463; nicht im Ornamentstichkatalog. Erste Ausgabe. Mit gestochener Titelvig. , 4 textkupfern und 20 (7gefaltete) Kupfertafeln. Mit teilweise zusammengesetzten Faltplänen und rissen antiker Stadien sowie interessanten Aufnahmen ihrer besonderen arcjitektonischen Details. Biaconi war als Leibarzt am sächsischen Hof und später in Rom einflußreich für die Entwicklung Winkelmanns. - Teilweise etwas gebräunt und etwas fleckig. Gestochenes Exlibris des italienischen Künstlers Augusto Burchi. -------- First edition. With 20 (7 folded) engraved plates, four engraved head - and tailpisces. "Opera accrediata, e pina di dottrina". Some browning and spotting. Bound in contemporary half vellum, new spine label; partly rubbed, few restaurations. Bookplate of the Italien painter Augusto Burchi. 1.100 gr. Halbpergament der Zeit mit neuem Rückenschild, teilweise berieben, restauriert.

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        Plan of a society established in London, anno domini 1785,

      8vo. (in 4s), 80pp., in early, perhaps original, wrappers, the spine paper somewhat worn. A fine copy. Rare, as are all early editions. (ESTC finds 3 copies of a single-sheet plan probably of 1785, a single copy of a 32 page pamphlet dated 1786, a single copy of a 44 page pamphlet of 1787, 3 copies of another in 1788, and 3 copies of our 1789 printing - at BL Lambeth Palace Un. of Kansas). "The initiative that led to its foundation came chiefly from a well-to-do Baptist merchant and philanthropist, William Fox, who had already founded a free day school at Clapton, where he was lord of the manor. He had been canvassing the possibility of a national system of education, and he discovered in Raikes's plan the basis for such a system. The Society, which eventually emerged out of a meeting called by Fox in August 1785, was formed to promote Sunday Schools and thus to rescue the children of the poor 'from low habits of vice and idleness, and to initiate them into a moral and religious course of life.' The primary medium of reformation was assumed to be the Bible. Hence the overpowering emphasis on reading instruction, with the Bible, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Catechism as the chief vehicles, and acceptance by the Society of responsibility for providing these and other text books. The founders were determined to submerge sectarian differences. Evangelicals had no prejudice against working with Nonconformists, and the Sunday School Society offers an admirable instance of that cooperation." [David Owen, English philanthropy, p.114]. In 1789, the management committee of 24 men included William Fox, Thomas Raikes, Samuel Hoare, and Samuel Thornton. The treasurer was the M.P. and philanthropist, Henry Thornton. With whatever measure of cynicism modern historians may now view this Sunday School movement, its rapid achievements are undeniable. By 1789 it had established 610 schools, educated 41,295 scholars, given away 46,639 spelling books, 13,144 testaments, and 3,261 bibles.

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        "Authentic Letter from Botany Bay" dated Sydney Cove 12 July 1788 [in] The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser

      London: R. Butters, Fleet Street, 1789. Broadside, 4pp., halfpenny tax stamp, a well preserved example. Scarce contemporary printing of an important letter from Port Jackson, dated Sydney Cove, 12 July 1788. Running to over 1500 words and including a good number of otherwise unrecorded personal reflections, it is a substantial contribution to the history of the First Fleet. A similar but significantly different letter was transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks, and was later printed in the Historical Records of New South Wales (see below). Such letters published in contemporary journals and newspapers represent a substantial alternative account of the early days of the colony. The published date of early May 1789 confirms that the original must have been carried on either the Borrowdale or the Prince of Wales, the only vessels to have reached England in time. It was written by an officer, but not likely a sailor (phrases such 'as far as I can recollect, we sailed from the Cape of Good Hope on the 20th of November 1787' are hardly the hallmark of a nautical man). The author was one of those who stayed in Botany Bay while Phillip and Hunter reconnoitred to the north, and while impressed with the beauty of Sydney harbour ('the finest in the known world'), he was bitter about the poor soil and land, and does not flinch from open criticism of Cook (and by implication, Banks). Some of the most interesting sections include comments on his attempt to cultivate his own plot of land and his affection for his three messmates, who have united their estates and sown half an acre of wheat. He also comments on buying six sheep at the Cape of Good Hope, but that they are 'dead through the badness of this country, or killed by some villains among the convicts.'The most notable aspect of the letter, however, is the author's sophisticated account of the flora and fauna of Sydney and keen eye for the habits of the aborigines - 'the natives are accurately described by Capt. Cook (I wish he had as faithfully described the country).' The notes on natural history are of some substance. However, despite having been given two acres of land and space for a garden, despite the establishment of a 'brick manufactory', despite their progress in building huts 'principally of the cabbage trees', despite having sown wheat and successfully grown some potatoes, the author is despondent about the settlement. His letter concludes with him venturing 'to say it will never answer the intentions of Government, and I make no doubt, but we shall be recalled, which I sincerely wish' and, even more strongly, 'I believe this country to be the outcast of God's works.'The letter is unsigned, but the author was likely either a supernumerary or a marine officer. It was surely not written by Tench, who was much more sanguine about the colony, it has little in common with Collins, and nothing with the only known work by the Reverend Richard Johnson (An Address to the Inhabitants, 1794). Nor does it share much with the journals and letters now held in the Mitchell and National Libraries. Indeed, given the letter's notes on natural history, it was quite possibly written by one of the medical men, who took the keenest interest in the flora and fauna of Sydney. Perhaps the most likely candidate is the Surgeon John White, with whose published account the letter shares several interests and not a few unusual phrases ("rara avis" to describe the black swan, the use of red gum as an "astringent", the note that the trees are only good for firewood, and the strong sense that the settlement should be abandoned). Of the other surgeons, perhaps another possible candidate is Dennis Considen, except it is hard to believe that he would have been so dismissive of Cook, as it might have given offence to Sir Joseph Banks, and at the time Considen was carefully attempting to garner the latter's patronage (but see HRNSW, vol. 1, part II, p. 220). If nothing else, White did have one of his later letters printed in the London Chronicle in December 1790.It is interesting to compare the text of this letter with a similar one which was transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks and retained in his papers, later being included in the Historical Records of New South Wales (vol. 1, part II, pp. 221-4). Although the two letters share enough in common to prove that they are in some way based on the same original, and while both share a sense of dismay about the fate of the settlement, there are significant differences in tone and structure; most interestingly, while the HRNSW letter is slightly fuller and more detailed, it lacks many of the more personal aspects of the Morning Chronicle version (such as the note on his messmates, the comments on his gardening, or the fate of the sheep he bought at the Cape). Another curious point is that the HRNSW letter is said to be "by an officer of the marines" (although the authority for this statement is not clear), and is dated 18 November 1788, five months later than the present letter. Whatever the case, Banks simply noted that it 'would not be prudent to rely wholly upon what this gent has advanced.'We have handled two separate printings of this letter, the present example and another in the London Chronicle. However, this example in the Morning Chronicle appears to be the first instance the letter is printed for the general public: dated April 24, it predates the later instance in the London Chronicle which was released during the first week of May 1789.

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        Le grand Porte - feuille politique a lâ??usage des Princes et des Ministres, des Ambassadeurs et des Hommes de lois... en dix - neuf tableaux contenant la Constitution actuelle des Empires, Royaumes, Republiques et autres principales Souverainetes de lâ??Europe...

      chez lâ??Auteur et chez Maradan 1789 Folio (cm. 55,3), 2 cc.nn. (occhietto e frontis.), XV, 3 pp.nn. con 19 tavv. a doppia pagina. Legatura inizio â??800 in mz. pelle con nervi, fili e fregi oro al ds. Tagli rossi. Interni lievemente ingialliti ma ottimo esemplare in carta forte. Edizione originale. Raro. Su ciascuna tavola (dedicate, tra lâ??altro, a: Granducato di Toscana, Russia, Turchia, Gran Bretagna, Regno delle due Sicilie, Sardegna, Stato Ecclesiastico, Polonia, Repubblica di Venezia, Province Unite, Repubblica di Genova, Ordine di Malta, Stati Uniti) sono indicate popolazione, stato militare, finanze, costituzione politica, moneta, commerci, ecc.

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        [ESCLAVAGE] Réclamations et observations des colons, sur l'idée de l'abolition de la traite et de l'affranchissement des Nègres

      Second edition of this book appeared anonymously and given to David Duval Sanadon by Barbier.Binding to bradel full cartonage light gray. spine smooth mute. S.n. s.l. Septembre 1789 in-8 (12x21cm) 52pp. relié

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        Ruolo delli Cavalieri, Cappellani conventuali, e Serventi dâ??armi ricevuti nella veneranda lingua dâ??Italia della sagra Religione Gerosolimitana, e distinti nelli rispettivi Priorati

      nella Stamperia del Palazzo di S.A.E., per Fra Giovanni Mallia suo stampat. 1789 4to (cm. 22,5), 116 pp. Assenti, come sovente, due carte finali (â??Errataâ?? ed ultima bianca). Legatura coeva in carta marmorizzata policroma (ds. usurato). Annotazioni di antica mano riguardanti aggiunte di numerosi nominativi nel ruolo dei Cavalieri di Venezia. Minime ingialliture e qualche piccolo segno ad inchiostro, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Raro.

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        Saggio di memorie della città di Tolentino raccolte ed illustrate.

      presso Antonio Cortesi e B. Capitani,, Macerata, 1789 - Cm. 26,5, pp. xiii (7) 381 (1). Con stemma inciso al frontespizio e 5 tavole fuori testo (di cui 2 ripiegate). Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso liscio con fregi e titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Tagli colorati. Qualche leggera e sporadica fioritura, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta della rara edizione originale di quest'opera erudita sulla storia della città marchigiana. Cfr. Lozzi, 5370. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of Four Journeys Into the Country of the Hottentots, and Caffraria in the Years One Thousand and Seventy-Seven, Eight, and Nine.

      

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        The Death of Amnon. A Poem. With an Appendix: Containing Pastorals and other Poetical Pieces

      Coventry: Printed for the Author, by N. Rollason, 1789, 1789. First edition. Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, page 144; Johnson, Provincial Poetry, 406. A fine copy. Rare.. 8vo, modern gray boards and printed paper label period style. ??-page list of subscribers. A remarkable collection of poems by a long-serving maidservant, Elizabeth Hands, in the Huddesford family, nearly Coventry, printed at the Rugby School press and published by subscription. Among the impressive number of 1500 subscribers are Anna Seward, Joseph Banks and Edmund Burke. Mrs. Hands had previously published some of her poems under the pseudonym "Daphne" in the Coventry Mercury.

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        An Abridgement of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage Round the World

      London: Printed for John Stockdale - and George Goulding,, 1789 A contemporary abridged edition of the principal account of the first commercial voyage to the Northwest Coast and the first English voyage to visit Hawaii after that of Captain James Cook. Contains a large map bound in the front. Front free endpaper is detached, foxing throughout. A very rare abridgement of the classic book. In September 1785 Portlock and Dixon sailed from England. Portlock was in command of the larger vessel, the 320 ton (BOM) King George, with a crew of 59. Dixon's was in command of the 200 ton (BOM) Queen Charlotte, with a crew of 33. Dixon and Portlock sailed together for most of their three year voyage. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean, reaching the Falkland Islands in January 1786, and transited Cape Horn to enter the Pacific Ocean. They reached the Hawaiian islands on 24 May and anchored in Kealakekua Bay (where Cook had been killed in 1779), but did not go ashore. They took on fresh food at other Hawaiian islands and proceeded on to what is now Alaska. After two years of plying the waters, Portlock and Dixon departed North America, reaching Macao in November 1788. On their return Portlock and Dixon published an account of the voyage, based in part on letters written by William Beresford, the trader on the expedition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        A Mad Bull (Hand-Coloured Aquatint). 1789

      London.: R. Cornman, 1789. 1st Edition . Loose as Issued. . Very Good/Not applicable. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. R. Dodd. This "First state" 1789 Aquatint engraved by R. Dodd and published by R. Cornman. First published in 1789 and re-issued in 1805.The colours are still very strong & bright, no stains, the engraving is in a 20th century plain wood frame with a wash-line mount. Measures Approx 51 x 62 cm (inc frame). The name of the artist lower left and the engraver lower right, no other publisher or imprint marks, but as described in the "Life Of George Morland" 1824, which also furnished the printer details for me to add here as part of its history. *One of the more interesting and dynamic artists of his day, his dissolute and frivolous lifestyle kept his adventures picturesque and at the same time sad. He died aged only 41 in poverty and a reduced figure. 1763-1804. This print removed from a large local "private" estate.

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        The History of Greece. Vols I & II of the 3 Volume 2nd Edition

      Cadell, London 1789 - 2 vols. pp. Frontis Map, xvii, 476; xvi, 695. Newly rebound in full leather. Raised ribs to spine, gilt bands to ribs, gilt labels. New epps (in period-appropriate paper) sewn in. Text blocks very clean, bright and unmarked. A fine, robust pair with the bookplates of the Earl of Granard. The second edition 1789-1790 is complete in 3 volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naamregister van alle de Heeren Leden der Regeering in de Vereenigde Provincien met derzelver Gedeputeerden in de Generaliteits Collegien. Als mede de Heeren Leden der Regeering des Landschaps Drenthe, En de Steden onder het Resort van de Generaliteit. Voor den Jaare 1789. WAARBIJ: Naamen van de Regeeringe der zes stemmende Steden van Zeeland, Uitmaakende de Staaten van Zeeland, benevens de Collegien van Gecommitteerde Raaden, ter Admiraliteit, in de Rekenkamer, den Raad van Vlaanderen, enz. WAARBIJ: Naamregister der Leeden, Steeden, en Regeering derzelve, Uyt welke de Vergaderinge van Hun Edele Groot Mogende de Heeren Staten van Holland en West-Vriesland bestaat, In welke te vinden zyn, die Sessie hebben in de Respective Hooge Collegien, a

      Amsterdam, Petrus Schouten, en Reinier Ottens 1789 - 7 werken in 1 band, 48, 192, 108, 92, 168, 22, 48 p. Origineel Perkament, 12°

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        Etat nominatif des pensions sur le Trésor royal, imprimé par ordre de l'Assemblée nationale.

      de l'Imprimerie Nationale 1789-1791, A Paris - 4 vol. in-4 de 531 pp. ; 574 pp. ; 548 pp. ; 492 pp.,veau havane marbré, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin vert, double filet doré sur les coupes, jaspures bleues sur les tranches (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale rare. Importante publication révolutionnaire contenant les noms et qualités des pensionnaires, les dons, gratifications et pensions, l'état de leurs services et les observations sur les motifs qui leur ont mérités leur traitement octroyés par le roi. Cet état divisé en 7 classes plus 1 supplément, fut publié par les soins du Comité des finances. Il corresond aux retenues graduelles et proportionnelles auxquelles elles avaient été assujetties par les arrrêts du Conseil des 29 janvier 1770 et 13 octobre 1787. Bel exemplaire sur papier vélin dans une élégante reliure de l'époque. Tourneux, III, 13457. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ingénue Saxancour, ou la Femme séparée, Histoire propre à démontrer, combien il est dangereux pour les Filles de se marier par entêtement, et avec précipitation, malgré leurs Parens : Écrite par Elle-même.

      - Liège et Paris, Maradan, 1789. 3 volumes in-12, demi-maroquin violine janséniste, dos à 5 nerfs, titre et tomaison dorés, daté en pied, tranches rouges (rel. du XIXe s.), 248 p.; (4), 240 p. et (4), 260, (2) p. Edition originale de premier tirage de "l’ouvrage le plus cruel de Restif", qui relate les infortunes d'une jeune fille mal mariée, à qui son mari-tortionnaire fait subir tous les sévices, moraux et physiques, les plus ignobles. Sans doute s'agit-il d'Agnès, la propre fille de l'auteur, qu'on sait en avoir été amoureux et soupçonne d'avoir abusé d'elle. "L’un des livres les plus atroces qui soit sur les violences conjugales, inoubliable grâce au personnage d’Agnès-Ingénue, si totalement abandonnée de son entourage, et surtout à celui de Moresquin dont la monstruosité ne le cède qu'aux seuls héros de Sade". "Il est très-possible que ce livre ait été rédigé par Agnès elle-même, qui savait écrire et qui, à l’exemple de sa mère, composait des vers et des pièces de théâtre. Cet ouvrage est le plus rare de tous ceux de Restif, soit que l’édition ait été détruite en bloc, soit que les exemplaires aient été recherchés systématiquement pour être détruits l’un après l’autre. Restif, en effet, a dépassé dans ce roman toutes les bornes du cynisme ( ). 'Ingénue Saxancour' est aujourd’hui absolument introuvable" (Paul Lacroix). Chaque volume contient, enchâssé au milieu du récit, une pièce de théâtre. (Conlon, 'Siècle des Lumières', 89 :10611. Paul Lacroix (P.L. Jacob), 'Restif', n° XXXVI, p. 313-319. Rives Child, n° XXXV-1, p. 307-309, qui ne recense que 4 exemplaires dont le sien). Faux-titre et titre du vol. I réparé dans leur marge sup. sans perte de texte. Feuillet 167-174 et 185-190 salis. Manque 1 feuillet (sur 2) du prospectus d’annonce des 'Provinciales' en fin. Exemplaire bien complet des pages 249-252 du tome III qui ont été retranchées de presque tous les exemplaires. Petite étiquette imprimée "A. Retourné, Amiens". Très bon exemplaire, bien relié. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mélanges de philosophie et d'économie politique.

      Paris, Briand 1789 - 2 vol. in-8, XVI-463 et [4]-VIII-562-[2] pp., avec un tableau dépliant (au volume I), basane marbrée, dos à nerfs cloisonnés et fleuronnés, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Coins émoussés, mais bon exemplaire. Edition originale : ce titre sera repris l'année suivante sous la dénomination de Principes de politiques, de finances, d'agriculture, de législation, mais c'est le même texte. L'avocat Guillaume Grivel (1735-1810) y développe des idées très proches de celles des Physiocrates. INED, 2160. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History and Antiquities of the Town and County of the Town of Newcastle Upon Tyne - Vols 1&2

      London: Printed for B.White & Son and T&I.Egerton, 1789. Newcastle upon Tyne, including an account of the coal trade of that place and embellished with engraved views of the public buildings etc. Volume One, xvi, 676pp plus index, frontis and twenty one plates including the folding map of Newcastle upon Tyne. Volume Two, 723pp plus index. frontis and nine plates. All plates present and correct according to binders list. Most plates have some foxing ranging from medium to light. Text pages are clean except for set off from some of the plates.Recently rebound in full goatskin with the original library plate of Joseph Oswald of Newcastle upon Tyne saved and remounted.. Full Goatskin. Good Plus. 310x250mm.

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        Svmma Plantarvm qvae hactenvs innotvervnt methodo Linnaeana per genera et species digesta illvstrata descripta.

      - Mediolani, typis Imper. Monast. Ambrosii Majoris, 1789-1792. 6 volumes. 8vo (202 x 120mm). pp. vi, 497; 459; 557; 487; 458; 397, xliii. Contemporary half calf, spines with gilt lines and gilt lettered black labels (Together with:) VITMAN, F. Summae Plantarum a fulgentio Vitman in lucem editae Anno 1789. Supplementum. Tomus I. Mediolani, Apud Pirotam et Masperum, 1802. 8vo (202 x 120mm). pp. viii, 384. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lines and gilt lettered black labels. A fine uniformly bound set with the rare supplement. Fulgenzio Vitman (1728-1806) was an Italian botanist and clergyman. Professor of botany and director of the Pavia botanical garden 1763-1773; professor of botany at the Lyceum of Brera, Milano 1774 and founder of the botanical garden of the Lyceum 1781.Stafleu & Cowan 16255. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRINTED RECEIPT FOR SUBSCRIPTION FEE FOR SORTIE OF GIBRALTAR].

      [London?] June 16,, . 1789 - 1 sheet measuring 3 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, mounted on cardboard backing. Old fold lines. Near fine. Receipt for a print of one of Trumbull's most famous historical paintings, "The Sortie Made by the Garrison of Gibraltar, 27 November 1781." The receipt reads: "Received the 16th Day of June, 1789, from Rev. Dr. Davis the Sum of Three guineas, being One Half of the Subscription for a Proof Print of the Sortie of Gibraltar, which We promise to deliver, according to the Proposals. [signed] J.Cracknell, Jno. Trumbull, Willm. Sharp." The receipt bears an embossed notary seal. Trumbull had been, up to this point, primarily painting scenes from the American Revolution. Being in England, and finding his Revolutionary scenes none too popular in that venue, he undertook to celebrate a British feat of arms, producing this masterful work. Hailed as the official painter of the Revolution, Trumbull studied painting and art in England and France. The youngest son of the governor of Connecticut, the elder John Trumbull very much wanted his son to go into law. Trumbull did study the law, but gladly joined the fight against the British when the Revolution broke out. He eventually served as Washington's second aide-de- campe, having been brought to the General's attention through some very accurate drawings he had made of British gun emplacements. He rose to the rank of colonel as a deputy adjutant- general, but resigned the commission he finally received because it was dated three months late, a slight his honor could not stand. He refused to return to the law, finding it quite distasteful and chose instead to pursue his true passion, art, against his family's wishes. Though he was never particularly wealthy in this pursuit, he did achieve a certain amount of success in his own lifetime. Among his most famous works are those commissioned in 1817 by Congress to adorn the Capitol building: "The Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga," "The Surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown," "The Declaration of Independence," and "The Resignation of General Washington." DAB XIX, pp.11- 15. Helen A. Cooper, JOHN TRUMBULL: THE HAND AND SPIRIT OF A PAINTER, (Yale, 1982), pp.10-11.

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        Baiersche Flora. - 2 Bände -- angebunden: ders.: Vom Pflanzenschlafe und von anverwandten Erscheinungen bey Pflanzen.

      München, Strobl 1789 - Halbleder-Einband der Zeit mit zwei Rückenschildern. - 753; 670, (34) Seiten, mit gest. Frontispiz und 2 gestochenen Titelkupferstichen. Angebunden an den ersten Band ist Schrank's seltenes Werk "Vom Pflanzenschlafe" Ingolstadt, Krüll, 1792. 55 Seiten. -- Sehr seltenes Werk in schönen zeitgenössischen Einbänden. -- Franz von Paula Schrank (1747 in Vornbach am Inn heute: Neuburg am Inn; † 22. Dezember 1835 in München) war ein deutscher Botaniker, Insektenforscher und Mitglied des Jesuitenordens. Er besuchte das heutige Gymnasium Leopoldinum in Passau und trat dem Jesuitenorden bei. 1776 erhielt er in Wien den Doktortitel für Theologie und wurde Professor für Mathematik und Physik am Lyzeum in Amberg. 1784 wurde er Professor an der ersten bayerischen Universität in Ingolstadt. Nach der Verlegung der Universität 1800 nach Landshut setzte er dort seine Tätigkeit als Hochschullehrer fort. Von 1809 bis 1832 war Schrank der erste Direktor des Botanischen Gartens in München. -- Original! - Keine Kopie! - Kein Nachdruck! Many antique maps and prints in our shop! - Viele weitere antiquarische Bücher und alte Grafiken in unserem shop! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Was heißt und zu welchem Ende studiert man Universalgeschichte? Eine Akademische Antrittsrede bey Eröffnung seiner Vorlesungen gehalten. 32 S. Halbleinenbd um 1900 mit vergold. Rückentitel.

      Jena, Akademische Buchhandlung, 1789. - Sehr seltener erster Druck der ersten Ausgabe von Schillers Antrittsvorlesung. Gleich nach Drucklegung war Schiller genötigt, einen veränderten Druck zu besorgen, da die Fakultät den von ihm auf dem Titel gewählten Titel "Professor der Geschichte" ablehnte und Schiller diesen in "Professor der Philosophie" ändern musste. Diese 2. Fassung taucht heute üblicherweise im Handel auf. Gleichzeitig ist der Text in Wielands 'Der Teutsche Merkur' erschienen. Schiller war auf Betreiben Goethes und Frau von Steins in Jena zum Professor ernannt worden. Diese Vorlesung am 26. Mai beschäftigt sich ausführlich mit dem Unterschied zwischen dem "Brotgelehrten" und dem "philosophischen Kopf". Schillers an die Studenten gerichtete Absage an das "unfruchtbare Einerlei der Schulbegriffe" wurde jedoch von einem Teil der Professoren als Angriff gegen sie selbst verstanden. Ebenso wie die Vorlesung am Folgetag ist sie von weltbürgerlichem Optimismus des aufgeklärten 18. Jahrhunderts gefüllt wie vom Glauben an die unbeschränkten Möglichkeiten der Universalgeschichte. "Wenn den Universalhistoriker, so Schiller, auch vor allem nur das interessiert, was zur gegenwärtigen Vervollkommnung der Welt beigetragen hat, so vermag er die Bruchstücke des Wissens doch 'zum System, zu einem vernunftmäßig zusammenhängenden Ganzen' zu ordnen. Die Vorlesung gipfelt in der Feststellung: 'Unser menschliches Jahrhundert herbeizuführen haben sich – ohne es zu wissen oder zu erzielen – alle vorhergehenden Zeitalter angestrengt'" (KNLL). – Titel mit altem handschriftl. Besitzeintrag in Blei. Etwas stockfleckig, einige Blatt stärker. Exlibris. – Goed. V 186, 8; Marcuse 94; Brieger 2116; Borst 610.

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        Blick v. Alten Zoll zum Siebengebirge, "Vue de Godesberg du Coté de la Ville de Bonn".

      - Kupferstich v. C. W. Bock n. C. Dupuis, 1789, 18,5 x 28,5 Zu Dupuis siehe Merlo, Kölner Künstler, Spalte 206. - Rechts unten kleine Seperatansicht der Ruine Godesburg.

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        Aminta. Favola boschereccia... ora per la prima volta alla sua vera lezione ridotta

      coâ?? caratteri bodoniani 1789 4to (cm. 30,2), 7 cc.nn. (di cui la prima bianca), 14 pp., 1 c.nn., 142 pp. Medaglione con ritratto del Tasso al frontis. e testatina incisa da J.Lucatelli. Legatura più tarda in piena pergamena con nervi, fili, fregi e titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Alcune ingialliture e lievi macchie sulle prime carte altrimenti ottimo esemplare in barbe. Manca una carta bianca finale e lâ??Avviso che, come spiega Brooks, non si trova in tutti gli esemplari. Prima edizione bodoniana in tiratura di 101 esemplari. Una contraffazione che porta la stessa data fu pubblicata dal fratello di Bodoni nel 1792. Gamba, 958: â??magnifica edizioneâ??; Brooks, 379; Brunet, V, 673: â??une des plus belles éditions de Bodoniâ??.

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        Topografia del porto della città di Genova nel solo ristretto delle sue mura vecchie, coll'indicazione delle chiese e luoghi principali, dedicata a sua eccellenza il sig. Gerolamo Durazzo.

      Genova, 1789 - Incisione in rame, mm 400x558. Rarissima pianta della città pubblicata da Ivone Gravier. Ottimo esemplare a pieni margini con uno strappo restaurato.

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        Las siete partidas del sabio Rey Don Alonso El Nono

      Oficina de Benito Cano, Madrid 1789 - Glosadas por el Licenciado Gregorio López, del Consejo Real de Indias de S. M. Página 646 muy deteriorada. Solo el Tomo I que contiene la I y II partida. Encuadernación de pergamino original, bastante deteriorada en la tapa delantera y el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tercera, cuarta y quinta partidas de Alfonso el Sabio.

      1789 - En la Tercera Partida de la página I a la VI del índice están bastante dobladas, arrugadas y presentan importante deterioro. Ausentes las páginas VII y VIII. La página 911 (última) se encuentra presente solo un aparte de ella y esta adherida a la parte interna de la tapa posterior. Encuadernación con cuero en el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Peerage of Ireland: or A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of That Kingdom

      Robinson, London 1789 - Good overall condition. Seven volumes, octavo, contemporary plain calf, gilt ruled decoration and titles on red labels across spines, moderate wear to head and foot of spines some softening to corners, cracking to hinges, bindings secure, some general foxing otherwise clean, volume I contains 85 leaves printed one side only of engraved arms (two per page). This is a heavy set (4.1 kg net weight) and the price includes additional postage required for the UK. [****HEAVY ITEM - MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE****] [QP] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Portman Rare Books]
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        Reales exequias, que por el fallecimiento del señor don Carlos III, rey de España y de las Indias, mando celebrar en la ciudad de Lima.

      Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos Folio. [2] ff., 169, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 50 pp., fold. plt.. 1789 Fr. Rico, an Oratorian, describes the memorial services in Lima on the occasion of the death of King Carlos III, as well as the commemorative art work and its Latin-language epigraphs. Fray Bernardon Rueda's "Oracion funebre que en las solemnes exequias del Rey nuestro señor don Carlos III" has a sectional title-page and its own pagination; the folding plate is of the funeral monument erected in the king's memory. Rare: WorldCat locates only two copies in the U.S. An important source on the social and artistic life of Lima in the decade following the Tupac Amaru rebellion. Contemporary limp vellum with late, neatly inked title on spine. Some foxing. Plate lacking lower half and small portion of upper one; a handsome skeleton (memento mori) archer is the focus of what remains. Bookplate sometime removed; rubber-stamps on several pages, including title, reading (yes, in English), "Bought of F. Perez Velasco October 1912.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Views in the South Seas

      

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        An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe

      

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        Aminta, favola boschereccia Ora alla sua vera lezione ridotta

      Caratteri Bodoniani. 1789. Good; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Hallowell, ME; [12], 16, 142 p. : ill.. Printed by Giambattista Bodoni. Italian text. Bound in black cloth; gilt lettering & rules on spine. Deckled edges. Engraved portrait of Tasso on the title-page, one engraved coat-of-arms by Lucatelli. . Dedication page: to her Excellency Marchesa Donna Anna Malaspina. Written by Torquato Tasso in 1573 in hendecasyllabic and septenary verses; divided into five acts.First printed in 1581 by Aldo Manuzio.This edition Impresso Co' Caratteri Bodoniani 1789 (on title page). A' Benevoli by Giambatista Bodoni dated Parma, 1788. Preface by Abbot Pierantonio Serassi. The Aminta came to represent the pastoral tradition, but the play also depends heavily upon the tradition of the pastoral in Latin and Italian writers. Many of the lines are attributable to Virgil's Eclogues and, to a lesser extent, his Georgics, to Ovid, and others. the Aminta is essentially a play about love, or, perhaps, about lovers and the effects that love has on them.(Source, Malcolm Hayward 1997). The cover shows nicks, short cuts, abrasions; light soil. Corner tips are lightly bumped; 1" split in cloth at each end of spine. Binding solid though stitching is stretched at front endpapers and endpaper seam is separated. All pages present. Rather large, but light, damp staining on preliminaries, title page, and next dozen or so pages; smaller damp-stain on bottom edge of approximately half the pages in the book. Relatively clean; quite bright. Faint foxing on a few pages. .

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        Kuhrpfälzischer Geschichtskalender.

      Mannheim Fürstliche Hof- und Akademiedruckerei 1789 - 224 S. 8° (17 x 11 cm). Leder der Zeit mit farbigem Rückenschild, goldgeprägter Deckelbordüre und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Einzige Ausgabe. - Chronologisch angelegte Sammlung von Ereignissen der pfälzischen Geschichte. Reicht zurück bis ins Mittelalter und bringt besonders für die jüngere Zeit viele interessante Details wie Wetterbeobachtungen, Baumaßnahmen, kulturelle Ereignisse etc. - Metzger war kurpfälzischer Regierungs-Sekretär. - Sauber und frisch, Verfassernahme auf dem Titel handschriftlich ergänzt. Der dekorative Einband minimal berieben. Vorderdeckel etwas fleckig. Sehr schönes Exemplar. - Lose beiliegend ein eigenhändiges Widmungsschreiben des Verfassers (1 Seite auf gefaltetem Folio-Doppelblatt) für die Hochfürstliche Durchlaucht, den Pfalzgrafen (Karl Theodor) höchstpersönlich. Empfiehlt sich mit der vorliegenden Arbeit zu "Höchsten Hulden und Gnaden in tiefester Erniedrigung", datiert "Mannheim d. 8 Hornung 1789". *Hamberger/Meusel V, 188. Veitenheimer 784. 250 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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