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        Medical Botany, Containing Systematic and General Descriptions with Plates of all the Medicinal Plants, Indigenous and Exotic, Comprehended in the Catalogues of the Materia Medica, as Published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of ... (Truncated)

      James Phillips, 1790, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, 1st EditionFull Book Title: Medical Botany, Containing Systematic and General Descriptions with Plates of all the Medicinal Plants, Indigenous and Exotic, Comprehended in the Catalogues of the Materia Medica, as Published by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh : Accompanied with a Circumstantial Detail of Their Medicinal Effects, and of the Diseases in Which they have been most Successfully Employed. In Three Volumes PLUS 4th Volume Supplementcomplete 4 volume set in original brown boards. all coloured plates are present as called for. the binding is very poor and will require restoration. that said all boards are present. the spines are cracking on 3 of the books and several of the boards have come loose. the early pages have age related marks and some staining. this does not affect the exquisite plates which are very attractive indeed.there are several previous ownership plates and signatures. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Inventory No: tr32.

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        Kaart van het zuidelyk gedeelte van Afrika tot verstand van de twee Reizen van Le Vaillant".

      1790 - Kupferstich-Karte von C. van Baarsel, ca. 1790. Ca. 40 x 58,8 cm. Faltspuren, zwei Fehlstellen im Bereich des 15. Längengrads. Not in Norwich-Stone, Maps of Africa. Compare pages 204/05, map No. 181. Seltene Karte der Reisen von Francois Levaillant in Südafrika, gestochen vom holländischen Kupferstecher C. van Baarsel (1761-1826), rechts unten mit der Stechersignatur "C. van Baarsel scuplt.". Die detaillierte Karte zeigt Südafrika mit den eingezeichneten Reiserouten (und Ereignissen). Francois Le Vaillant (1753-1824) aus Surinam unternahm in den Jahren 1783-85 zwei große Reisen durchs Kapland mit wichtigen Ergebnissen zur Kenntnis der Zoologie, besonders der Ornithologie, sowie der afrikanischen Volksstämme. Rare map of Southafrica, depicting the two journeys of F. Levaillant in 1783-1785. The map is not in Norwich-Stone, Maps of Africa, and we cannot trace it in the trade worldwide. Map 181 in Norwich-Stone is probably copied after the present map, because our map shows more details, as for ex. the "Wooning" and "Legerplats" of the journeys. Two repairs (see picture). Crease hints, two wholes at the area of the 15th longitude. Faltspuren, zwei Fehlstellen im Bereich des 15. Längengrads.

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        Historical and Critical Memoirs of the General Revolution in France, in the Year 1789 : from the Opening of the States General, on the 25th April; 'till the Framing the Constitution, on the 6th August Following. by John Talbot Dillon

      London : Printed At The Logographic Press; And Sold By Messrs. Robinsons; P. Elmsly; W. Richardson; J. Edwards; And J. Walter, 1790, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 519 pages; Physical desc. : [4], xix, [1], 519, [1]p. , plate ; 4°. Subject: France. Etats generaux, 1789. France - History - Revolution, 1789-1799. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT108199.

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        Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse et dans les Iles d'Hébrides, fait en 1786 . .. Traduit de l'Anglois [by T. Mandat

      Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1790. (SCOTLAND) First edition in French. 2 vols., 8vo. T. Contemporary sheep. Covers a little scuffed, upper joint of volume 2 starting, else very good. Cox III, p. 33-34 . First French edition of A Tour through the Highlands of Scotland ... London, 1787. "This Scottish philanthropist was for many years a bookseller of eminence in London and devoted the fortune he acquired in his business to the improvement of his country. He had long been concerned over the wretched condition of the Highlanders and had made as many as sixteen journeys, since 1764, into various parts of the North. He succeeded in arousing the active interest of the London Highland Society in the formation of a British Society for extending the fisheries and improving the sea ports on the coasts. Subscriptions were taken and then he set out on the above recorded tour, for which he was voted a gold medal by the Society. The two principal improvements he advocated were inland navigation, e.g. tbe Crinan Canal (since accomplished), and the establishment of free villages or fishing stations on the east coast." - Cox. Cox says of this French edition: "This work served as a good introduction of Scotland to Frenchmen, and is of importance for the story of Ossianism in France. He reproduced some of the arguments of John Smith's Gaelic Antiquities (Edinb., 1780) in reply to Johnson's attacks, whereby Frenchmen became acquainted with some of the theories of Smith an acquired some notion of the Highland bards. The Tour was first published in 1787, at the Highland Society of London

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        Defence of usury : shewing the impolicy of the present legal restraints on the terms of pecuniary bargains. In a series of letters to a friend... ....To which is added, a letter to Adam Smith, Esq; LL.D. on the discouragements opposed ... (Truncated)

      London : printed for T. Payne, and Son, 1790, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Second EditionFull Book Title: Defence of usury : shewing the impolicy of the present legal restraints on the terms of pecuniary bargains. In a series of letters to a friend... ....To which is added, a letter to Adam Smith, Esq; LL.D. on the discouragements opposed by the above restraints to the progress of inventive industryFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in blind. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 206 pages; Physical desc.: [6],206p. ; 8°. Referenced by: Goldsmiths', 14213. ESTC T101729. Subject: Usury laws. Interest - Law and legislation - Early works to 1800. Other names: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.

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        Elements of the Practice of Physic, for the Use of Gentlemen Who Attend Lectures on that Subject

      [London]: Printed in the year,, 1790. Read at Guy's Hospital. Duodecimo (160 × 94 mm). Early unlettered calf, manuscript title label to front cover. Owner's signature to front free endpaper, price of 3d on front pastedown. Stab-holes where original side-stitched, a little closely trimmed at head and fore-edge, with occasional shaving of headline, some wear to binding, faint staining at head of last few leaves, withal a good copy. Second edition, first published 1780. "William Saunders was educated at the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated M.D. on 28 Oct. 1765. He began practice in London, and was admitted a licentiate of the College of Physicians on 26 June 1769. He gave lectures on chemistry and pharmacy, which were largely attended … He was probably the first English physician to observe that in some forms of cirrhosis, then called scirrhosity, the liver became enlarged and afterwards contracted" (ODNB).

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        Icones Pictae Plantarum Rariorum descriptionibus et observationibus illustratae/ Coloured Figures of Rare Plants, illustrated with descriptions and observations.

      London, Printed for the Author by J. Davis, 1790-1793. 3 parts. Folio (61 x 48cm). With 18 handcoloured engraved plates (one mounted), the 2 dedication leaves repaired in corner, without the English preface, and 14 leaves (of 18) of description in either English or Latin (sometimes both). Origninal printed wrappers (lacking the lower parts). A large paper copy, one of the very few known, almost twice the size of the usual issue. No title-page was issued and the title is taken from the printed wrappers. The fine plates by James Sowerby are some of his most accomplished work. Species illustrated and described include three from the Cape, two from Mauritius, and several from Jamaica./Text with some spotting and dampstaining, uncut and unsewn in original wrappers.//Hunt 715; Dunthorne 284; Henrey 1345.

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        Memorie che risguardano principalmente la chiesa e la canonica di Civezzano Edizione seconda ricorretta ed accresciuta dall'autore.

      per G.B. Monauni,, In Trento, 1790 - Cm. 24, pp. 175 (1). Fregi e capolettera decorati. Leg. coeva in cart. alla rustica. Dorsetto ben rinforzato ed una reintegrazione alla parte bianca del frontespizio. Esemplare marginoso, genuino e molto fresco. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Death Of General Wolfe

      [1790], Tessari et Cie., Paris 1790 - Medium: ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGRobert De Launay (French, 1754-1814) after Benjamin West La Mort du GÈnÈral Wolf ? QuÈbec, late 18th century engraving on laid paper 40.3 x 45.9 cmPrint beautifully framed ( (UV resistant glass) and incorporate the famous poem he is rumored to have quoted crossing the river and taking Quebec - from Grayís Elegy ."Now, gentlemen," said he, when he had finished, "I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." This was the poem Wolfe was said to have rather written than take Quebec. , "The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave." , That DeLaunay was commissioned to engrave The Death of General Wolfe seems somewhat mysterious. Benjamin West (1738-1820) was an American painter who achieved his greatest success in London and became the President of the Royal Academy. His heroic painting of Wolfe's death (1771) became one of the most famous works of art of the late eighteenth century. Five years later (in 1776) the great English engraver, William Woollett (1735-1785) created his most popular engraving based upon West's painting. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Capitoli per l'Accademia degli Avvalorati eretta nel teatro detto dagli Armeni della città di Livorno l'anno 1790 sotto la protezione della Sacra Maestà Apostolica di Leopoldo II. Re d'Ungheria, e di Boemia Arciduca d'Austria Granduca di Toscana &c &c &c.

      [Livorno], Tommaso Masi, [1790]. - 52 SS. Mit gest. Titelvignette. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit. Gr.-4to. Statuten der 1790 unter der Schirmherrschaft des frisch gekrönten Kaisers Leopold II. errichteten "Accademia degli Avvalorati", die das alte "Teatro daglil Armeni" übernahm und bis 1878 als das "Teatro Avvalorati" betrieb. - Ecken bestoßen. Die S. 5-48 auf bläulichem Papier gedruckt. Das weiße Papier leicht gebräunt; gegen Ende kl. Wurmgang im Bug. Sehr selten; nur ein Exemplar in italienischen Bibliotheken nachweisbar (Biblioteca comunale Labronica). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abrégé généalogique de la Maison de Chamborant, issue des Anciens Comtes de Flandre, établie en Poitou vers 1070, et successivement dans la Marche, le Berry, la Touraine, l'Angoumois, la Champagne et l'Orléanois.

      Paris, 1790. - 4to. 29 numbered (58 pp.) + 3 unnumbered pp. + fold. geneal. table (Branche des Seigneurs de Droux, c. 1500-1783) + 6 tipped-in ms. letters; fine coat-of-arms on title page. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf. VG. (Binding a bit rubbed; top of spine & corners sl. dam.). * Manuscript book in very fine hand-writing signed "Pierre-Simon Jault, archiviste, pensionnaire du Roy", and dated Paris, 27 Fevrier 1790. Additional ms. texts and letters are signed by Jean Jacques Roth, Charles Joseph Jeanroy, Francois Cetto & Johann Jacob Werner, Charles Philippe (Hamm, le 11. avril 1794), Charles Duc de Brunsvic (3 letters 1794-95 and 1 copied in a different hand). Most signatures are accompanied by a paper or wax seal. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Liverpool & Wigan Light Coach Broadside c 1790

      - Liverpool & Wigan broadside measuring approximately 18" x 14" advertising Light Coach service through Prescot, St Helens and Ashton with associated fares on lower front panel. Top and bottom sections of broadside reinforced on verso; a section of lettering on lower broadside reading 'And in proportion to any part of the Road.' is obscured by frame. Wrinkling, soiling, with dark vertical crease through center but a presentable example of a rare survival. Long 'S' used throughout, so dating no later than the very early 1800s. No copies in Copac, or Worldcat, a very rare transportation related item.

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      Leipzig Gräffschen Buchhandlung 94 1801 1790 - 3 Bde. Komplett./ Band 1 + 2 in 1 Bd. 20 12,5 cm. 7 Bll., 228 S., XII, 360 S., 386 S., 10 Bll. Original Broschiert u. Halbledereinband mit Rvg. u. marm. Deckeln u. gelben Buchschnitt. Fleckig und beschädigt./ Halbledereinband teils leicht berieb. u. bestoß. Ludwig Gotthard Kosegarten (1. Februar 1758 in Grevesmühlen - 26. Oktober 1818 in Greifswald) war ein langjähriger und berühmter Pastor der Pfarrkirche Altenkirchen auf Rügen, später Professor an der Universität Greifswald. Er hat sich auch als Dichter einen Namen gemacht. (Quelle Wikipedia).; - Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel, erstes Titeblatt gebräunt und fleckig, durchgehend etwas braunfleckig, wenige Seiten jedoch stärker, Band 3 fast fleckenfrei, ohne das angegebene Portrait. 1.100 gr. Original Broschiert u. Halbledereinband mit Rvg. u. marm. Deckeln u. gelben Buchschnitt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Biblioteca portátil de los Padres y Doctores de la Iglesia desde el tiempo de los Apóstoles.

      Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1790-91. - En 10 tomos [falto del tomo II y del VII] de -15 x 21-, con una media de unas 450 páginas por tomo. Falto del Tomo II. Enc. en plena piel, pasta española de época. Con sellos del anterior propietario. (Esta obra contiene: 1- El resumen de su vida. 2.- Un análisis de sus principales obras, con lo más precioso de la Historia Eclesiástica. 3.- Las sentencias más notables sobre la Moral y la Disciplina, con la exposición y defensa de los Dogmas de nuestra santa Fe, y el enlace de las Tradiciones Divinas y Apostólicas. 4.- Las máximas espirituales sacadas de sus escritos.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AFRICA, By Way of the Cape of Good Hope; In the Years 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 and 85. Two volume set.

      Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row 1790 - 2 volume set. Contemporary leather boards, rebacked on modern spine. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. 12 copper plates. 3 folding. 1st ed. in English. Translation of Voyage dans l'interieur de l'Afrique. Mendelssohn III, 102. "Levaillant's accounts of his first and second expeditions through South Africa, with the plate of 'La Hottentote', which was subsequently suppressed, in the first volume. Le Vaillant travelled out to the Cape to collect zoological specimens following a meeting with the treasurer of the Dutch East India Company." Christie's, Sale 8668, 2013. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        memorie istoriche di più uomini illustri pisani.

      - Pisa, Prosperi, 1790, volumi 4, in-4, cartone coevo, completo delle 4 tavole, pp. XI-384, XI-402, XVIII-409, XVI-480. Un dorso restaurato. Il volume primo, pur essendo in legatura originale, è di formato leggermente più piccolo; i rimanenti volumi sono con barbe. Moreni II, pp. 69-70. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        Medical Botany: Containing Systematic and General Desriptions with Plates Of All The Medical Plants,Indigenous and Exotic Comprehended in the Catlogues of the Materia Medica

      Royal College of Physicians Printed and Published for The Author By James Phillips London, London 1790 - London: Printed and sold for the Author By James Phillips,George Yard Lombard Street London 1790-1792 Volumes 1 and 2 of three.Handsomely rebound in full tan moroccan calf,with five raised bands to spines,no gilt titles to clean endpapers.Both volumes profusely illustrated with many B&W plates of the various medicinal plants,indigenous and exotic,with the text accompanied with a circumstantial detail of their medicinal effects,and of the diseases in which they have been most successfully employed,complete in each volume with index.Volume two has a further 12pp catalogue composing of the Materia Medica as referred to by the Colleges of London and Edinburgh,and are arranged according to their Botanical Affinities or Natural Orders,and adopted by Professor Murray,with Volume One containing a 14pp Catalogue after the preface in which all plants of the Materia Medica are arranges according to their system of Linnaeus and distinguished respectively by the letters L.E.The contents remain in excellent order with only light and sporadic mild foxing to certain plates.with no former bookplates or inscriptions present.These two volumes were rebound professionally by The Bibliographical Society.Seminal work in this area of Botany,and very scarce particularly remaining in such pleasing condition.8vo Volume One 182pp Volume Two 186pp First Editions Size: 8vo - over 6 ¾" - 9¾" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogo di quadri esistenti in casa il signor D.n Giovanni D.r Vianelli canonico della Cattedrale di Chioggia.

      In Venezia: nella Stamperia di Carlo Palese, 1790 - In-4 (27,4 cm) (2) (1) c. (frontpage with Vianello arm) 167 (9). Antique paper binding with decoration. Very rare work with all the painting and the descriptions of them and their frames of Giovanni Vianelli priest of Chioggia cathedral. Perfect copy. Cicognara Catalogo ragionato dei libri d'arte e d'antichità N. 4547 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Discourse on the Love of Our Country; Reflections on the Revolution in France; & Letters to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, [3 volumes in 1]

      , London, Birmingham: Published by T. Cadell; J. Dodsley; J. Johnson, , 1790, 1791 , [2], 51, 44; [4], 356; xiii, x, 155, [1], three titles on the French Revolution, each with title page

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        Bell's New Pantheon; Or Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-Gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together With Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, etc. (2 Volumes Complete)

      J. Bell, London 1790 - Two volumes bound in one. Modern half maroon morocco leather with raised bands embossed gilt designs. Marbled boards. New endsheets. Two volumes professionally rebound in single volume in red morocco leather. Beautiful book. New end pages. Minor foxing very minor foxing near the beginning and end of each volume, but it's clean in the middle. If not for foxing it would be Fine (Like New). In incredible shape for its age. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The New, Comprehensive, Impartial and Complete History of England: from the very first period of Authentic Information, to the End of the Present Year

      London: Alexander Hogg, 1790 A good copy in recent quarter leather binding, with frontispiece, folding map of England and Wales, maps of Scotland and Ireland, and 103 further full page plates. Like many attempts to cover 'earliest history' to 'the present day', this is somewhat sketchy on the early sections, but increasingly detailed almost to a diary approach on 'the present day'. This is a later edition - undated - but the last entry is for June 10th 1790. The author simply added pages to update so although the text pagination runs to p714, the index section starts at p709 reflecting the smaller initial version. Known particularly for its lavish engravings - especially the later ones covering the American War of Independence. This copy has been recently rebound: the binding has a leather spine and title label and marbled boards and is in very good condition. New endpapers. Contents with frontispiece, title page, dedication, table, preface with decorative tailpiece, folding map of England and Wales and text to p 714, Index p709-712, directions to the binder and 4 page list of subscribers. The initial (up to around p20) and final pages have very fragile page edges and small outer margin tears. The folding map has been laid out on a paper backing for support. The paper has brown toning and there is occasional marking and light staining. There is some mispagination (eg p441-444 are missing but the text is continuous). There are a number of small tears to pages which have been repaired - these generally affect margins rather than text. 3 plates have been damaged - one is repaired; the other two have loss to margins with the plate of King John signing the Magna Charta losing a little of the bottom title. We can provide more images on request.

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        Abbildung der hundert deutschen wilden Holz-Arten nach dem Numern-Verzeichnis im Forst-Handbuch von F.A.L. von Burgsdorf.

      Als eine Beilage zu diesem Werke, heraus gegeben. I.(-IV.) Heft (all published). Stuttgart, gedrukt in der Drukerei der Herzoglichen Hohen Karls-Schule, 1790. 4to (280 x 225mm). pp. (14), 38, with 100 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, ornamented spine with gilt lettered label (old skilful repair to hinges). A fine copy of the first edition of this very rare botanical work describing one hundred woody plants, with fruit and flowers growing wild in Germany. The colouring of the plates is of an unusual high standard, and belongs to the very best produced in southern Germany at its summit of fine natural history production. The plates are engraved and drawn by G.F. Abel himself, a Stuttgart artist and engraver. Apart from this and one other work, also by Reiter, he is otherwise unknown as a botanical artist. One technique employed, unusual in colour-plate botanical books, is the use of background shadows to give the illusion of the plants standing slightly above the surface of the page.//Reiter was a botanist and forester; he was forestry commissioner at Stuttgart 1794-1801 and later in the Würtemberger forestry department. The Burgsdorf work referred to in the title is his 'Anleitung zur sichern Erziehung....' 1787. The plates are in mint condition.//Nissen BBI, 1617; Stafleu & Cowan 8971.

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        Beschrijving en afbeeldingen van de beste soorten van Appelen en Peeren ...

      (together with:) Beschryving der vruchtbomen en vruchten die men in de hoven plant en onderhoud ... (together with:) Beschryving der plantagie-gewassen die men inhoven aankweekt ... Amsterdam & Dordrecht, Allart, Holtrop ..., 1790. 3 volumes (bound in one). Folio (332 x 215mm). pp. (8), 36; pp. (4), 70; (4), 87, (1), (4) with 39 handcoloured folded engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spine (top of spine a bit rubbed). Famous work on pomology and fruit trees, the first monographs published with colour plates on this subject. The 3 parts were published together. Very popular it was re-edited several times, and translated into French and German. "The fruit monographs, apples and pears in the first, plums, peaches, cherries, nuts, and soft fruit in the second, are among the earliest books on the subject to be illustrated with coloured plates, the 'Pomologia' ones packed with a dozen or so varieties, each with a label giving its time of ripening. These plates, based on Knoop's own drawings ... are larger and folded in the later Dutch edition of 1790" (S. Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona, 48). Johann Hermann Knoop (1700-1769) was head gardener to the Dowager Princess of Orange at Marienburg, near Leeuwarden.//"Man muss nachdrücklich festhalten, dass J.H. Knoop mit diesem Werke eine neue Wissenschaft begründet und ihr den Namen gegeben hat. Er beschreibt die besten Sorten, Äpfel und Birnen, und gibt die ersten farbigen Abbildungen in natürlicher Grösse wieder, wie sie in Holland, Deutschland, Frankreich, England sowie in andern Ländern angebaut wurden" (S. Martini, Geschichte der Pomologie p. 59).//Nissen BBI, 1077 & 1078; Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona, 48.

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        Beschrijving en afbeeldingen van de beste soorten van appelen en peeren, meest geacht en zorgvuldigst aangekweekt in Duitschland, in Frankrijk, in Engeland, en in de XVII. Provintien./ Beschrijving van vruchtboomen en vruchten, die men in hoven plant en onderhoudt, met derzelver verschillende naamen, voortteeling, groeiplaatzen, aankweeking, huishoudelijk gebruik, wijze van uitleggen, en toebereiding./ Beschrijving van plantagie-gewassen, die men in hoven aankweekt, zo om te dienen tot sieraad bij het maaken van laanen, cingels, heggen, berçeaux, kabinetten, pyramiden, slinger-boschjes, enz., als tot huishoudelijk gebruik. nevens derzelver verschillende naamen, groeiplaatzen, aankweeking, onderhoud en onderscheiden gebruiken. 3 Titles in on

      Amsterdam en Dordrecht; 1790 - ; Allart, Holtrop, de Leeuw en Krap; later half-calf with marbled boards; raised bands; 4o; foreword by J.F. Martinet; 34 (of 39) contemp., very attractive, folding, hand coloured plates of various types of fruit such as apples, pears, berries and grapes; register; VIII, 36/ 70 & 87 pp.* Lacking 5 plates, no. IV (pears), IX (grapes), XII (apples), XVI (currants) & XVIII (barberries). Plates in good condition. Upper margins final 30 pages damaged, lacking small portions. Title page soiled and slightly damaged, with repair. Title page, first few pages and one plate with worm holes. Leaves uncut. Renewed endpapers. Owner's entry on first endpaper. Upper corner pages 1-4 slightly chipped and vague waterstaining in outer margins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description historique de l'Italie, en forme de dictionnaire. Par M. de L.M. de l'Academie de S.Luc à Rome.

      chez Chambeau,, A Avignon, 1790 - Due volumi di cm. 18,5, pp. viii, 384; (4) 404. Bell'antiporta allegorica al primo volume, una carta geografica dell'Italia più volte ripiegata (incisa da Bourgoin) e 40 tavole fuori testo, molte delle quali ripiegate. Il tutto nitidamente inciso in rame. Solida ed elegante legatura di poco posteriore in mezza pelle con piccole punte, dorsi lisci con filetti e titoli in oro su tasselli. Esemplare assolutamente perfetto, come è raro per opere di questo genere. Manca a Barbier e Melzi; Cfr. Cremonini 77a; Fossati-Bellani, 394 e Olschki (202): "Dizionario tuttora utile per le molte notizie che contiene. Inizia da Abano e termina a Zaccarello". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Marshal Turenne]

      1790. Engraving. Proof before letters. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition with the exception of two creased tears on the right margin. Tiny tear on top margin. Image size: 18 3/8 x 15 inches. A fine proof impression of Bouteloup's striking portrait of Marshal Turenne, one of France's most celebrated military heroes. Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne was one of France's greatest military commanders. The son of the duc de Bouillon, Turenne was born in Sedan in 1611. By the time of his death in 1675, Turenne had risen to the rank of Marshal of France, after leading a career that inspired Napoleon to list him as one of France's most important captains. He showed his capabilities during the Thirty Years War, when he distinguished himself with countless victories, and played a pivotal role in the Dutch Wars under Louis XIV. He was killed at the battle of Sasbach in 1675, and his remains were later moved by Napoleon to Les Invalides in Paris. This triumphant engraving by Louis Alexandre Bouteloup reproduces a celebrated sculpture of Turenne by Robert Guillaume Dardel. Dardel was the pupil of Augustin Pajou, but he did not become a member of the Academie Royale until 1791. He exhibited primarily at the Salon de Correspondence, and since he was denied access to the royal marble his works are mostly modeled in terracotta and bronze. Dardel cast this commemorative bronze statue of Turenne for his patron, Prince Louis-Joseph de Conde, in 1785, and it is considered one of his most successful works.

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        Captain Cook's Voyages Volume III: Captain Cook's Third Voyage (completion) + Voyage for Making Discoveries Towards the North Pole + The Voyage of Govenor Phillip to Botany Bay

      Newcastle upon Tyne M Brown 1790. Worn condition. Cover heavily rubbed. Front board detached. Some foxing and set-off Reprint Brown hardback leather cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 675pp + plates. 26 engraved plates, one fold-out. Volume III, title page - Voyages Round the World, for making Discoveries in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, containing a relation of all the Interesting Transactions which occurred in the course of the Voyages. Continuation of Cook's Third voyage starting at page 303 to 779. Plus A Voyage Towards the North Pole. Plus The Voyage to Botany Bay. Also containing a chapter headed A Short Account of Animals in New South Wales.

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        Praelectiones Theologicae De Deo et Divinis Attrubtis Quas in Scholis Habuit ( 8 Volumes ) ( Vellum Bindings )

      Apud Josephum Orlandelli, Venetiis 1790 - 8 volumes, volume 1, 5, & 7 in two parts, volumes 9,10,11 bound in one volume, lacking volume 3. Not sure of how many volumes completed this set. Bound in contemporary full vellume, gilt stamped title s on spines, full marbel edges. Some dust marking, some general wear, a few small abrasions marks, occasional small split in vellum, head of one spine with minor damage, Theological library number on spines. Generally a good attractive collection on vellum bindings.Internally, some minor worming to endpapers, some light spotting, occasional library stamp. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A36 Size: Large 8vo

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        Licença ao illustrissimo, e excellentissimo Senhor D. Thomaz José de Mello, do Concelho de Sua Magestade Fidelissima ? Capitão General de Pernambuco, Paraiba, e mais Capitanias annexas.

      Lisbon, João Antonio da Silva, 1790. - 8 pp. 4°, disbound. In very good condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION? Poem in 41 quatrains praising D. Thomas José de Mello, who had been Captain-General of Pernambuco and Paraiba for barely two years. Buried among the mythological allusions are references to Mello's own actions (which the author has marked with an asterisk), such as building arsenals, encouraging learning, and helping orphans and the sick.---- Not in Borba de Moraes. Not in Sacramento Blake. Not in Innocêncio or Fonseca, @Aditamentos. Not in JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian books. Not in Rodrigues. NUC: ICN (calling for 7 pp.), MH-L. OCLC: 67998983 (Newberry Library); 83565948 (Houghton Library). Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Pietà.

      Wohl Rom, um 1790. - Gestochene Kupferplatte (120:169 mm). Schön gestochene Darstellung Mariens als Mater Dolorosa mit dem Leichnam des vom Kreuze abgenommenen Christus. Der Reproduktionsstecher Petrini (geb. um 1750) war bis 1810 in Rom tätig (vgl. Thieme/B. 26, 500 u. Nagler 11, 188). Als Schöpfer der Vorzeichnung wird "L. Agricola" genannt (d. i. Luigi Agricola, Vater des Historienmalers Filippo Agricola?). Mit Druckervermerk: "In Roma presso Agapito Franzetti al Corso".

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        Mystery Artist: Sharaku [Mistery]

      No Date, Japan - Quarto, Illustrated with many color plates, including several tipped in plates. Bilingual in English and Japanese. Toshusai Sharaku (active 1790 - 1795) is widely considered to be one of the great masters of the woodblock printing in Japan. Little is known of him, besides his ukiyo-e prints; neither his true name nor the date of his death are known with any certainty. His active career as a woodblock artist seems to have spanned just ten months, from late 1794 to early 1795.One theory claims that Sharaku was not a person, but a project launched by a group of artists to help a woodblock print house that had aided them. In this theory, the name Sharaku is taken from sharakusai, "nonsense," and is an in-joke by the artists, who knew that there was no actual Sharaku. The rapidly changing style that Sharaku utilized, with four distinct stylistic changes in his short career, lends credibility to this claim. It was also common for woodblock prints of this time to involve anywhere from 5 to 10 or more artisans working together. It seems unlikely that none of them would reveal Sharaku's true identity, or otherwise leave some information about Sharaku behind. Another speculation associates Sharaku with the great ukiyo-e master Hokusai. This explanation stems from Hokusai's disappearance from the art world between the years of 1792 and 1796, the period that Sharaku's work began to appear. Beyond giving a reason for Hokusai's absence from the Edo art scene during this time the theory has little evidence. Regarding his abrupt disappearance, one conjecture is that his master was unhappy with his retainer's association with the demi- monde of the kabuki theatre. Fine in original carton. This is copy #85 in a limited edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora Cochinchinensis: sistens plantas in regno Cochinchina nascentes. Quirus accedunt aliae observatae in Sinensi imperio, Africa orientali, Indiaeque variis. Omnes dispositae secundum systema sexuale Linnaeanum. Labore, ac studio Joannis de Loureiro.

      Ulyssipone, typis et expensis Academicis, 1790. 2 volumes. 4to (257 x 195mm). pp. (2), xx, 353; (4), 357-744, (2). Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spines with green and red gilt lettered labels. First edition. Loureiro (1717-1791) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary and in the present work 'which established many new genera and plants' (Johnston 598) the flora of southern Indochina and Vietnam is described. "Juan de Loureiro was one of the most devoted students of south-eastern Asiatic flora who went out from Europe ... Thus he accumulated a good herbarium of approximately 1000 species. He was not a professional botanist but had acquired good botanical knowledge to whom we owe one of the most important contributions concerning the flora of the eastern part of the trans Gangetic Peninsula and of South China." (Reed p. 109).//Pritzel 5637; Stafleu & Cowan 5038.

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        Geschichte der Türkei. Deutsch von Johannes Nordmann. 8 Bde. in 4 Bänden Wien, J. B. Wallishausser 1854-56. 8°. 259 S., 266 S.; 266 S., 276 S.; 238 S. 1 Bl., 282 S.; 259, 257 S., Lwd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Fromm 14023.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Der Diplomat u. Abgeordnete Alphonse Marie Louis Prat de Lamartine (1790-1869) zog sich nach dem Staatsstreich Bonapartes von 1851 völlig aus der Politik zurück. Durch seine Wahlkampagnen verarmt war er zum Schreiben gezwungen. Er verfasste u.a. einige historische Sachbücher, darunter, ausgelöst durch den Krimkrieg, die vorliegende Geschichte der Türkei.-Innendeckel mit Exlibris, Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, tls. leicht braunfleckig, Ebde. nur leicht berieben, insges. gutes Ex. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fauna Etrusca sistens Insecta quae in Provinciis Florentina et Pisana praesertim collegit.

      Liburni, Typis Thomae Masi & Sociorum, 1790. 2 volumes (bound in 1). 4to (270 x 200mm). pp. xxii, (2), 272; (2), 348, with 2 engraved frontispieces, 1 handcoloured engraved dedication-plate to Petro Leopoldo and 10 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half calf, covers with gilt dentelled borderlines, richly gilt ornamented spine with gilt lettering. (Together with:) ROSSIUS, P. Mantissa Insectorum exhibens Species nuper in Etruria collectas. Pisis, Ex Typographia Polloni/ Prosperi, 1792-1794. 2 volumes (bound in 1). 4to (265 x 200mm). pp. 148; 154, with engraved frontispiece and 8 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half calf, covers with gilt dentelled borderlines, richly gilt ornamented spine with gilt lettering. Beautiful uniformly bound copies of Rossi's major works on the insects of Etruria with two interesting provenances. One of Prince Pietri Ginori Conti, from a famous Florentine noble family, with his armorial bookplate, the other one of Jean Baptiste Huzard, with his stamped signature. Pietro Rossi (1738-1804) was professor at the university of Pisa and the world's first professor of entomology. His publications particularly the 'Fauna Etrusca' and the 'Mantissa insectorum', are considered as pioneer achievements of entomology. Both works were beautifully produced and printed on light blue paper. The 'Fauna Etrusca' has a fine dedication plate showing a caterpillar amidst foliage, flowers, and various insects. Some plates of the 'Mantissa' are heightened with gold. Both copies have broad margins.//J.B. Huzard, great French bibliophile, put together one of the largest natural history libraries of his time, containing some 40,000 items. The books of his library are known for their pristine condition. //Nissen ZBI, 3482 & 3483.

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        A Front Page Printing of Washington's Second State-of-the-Union Address

      Boston, MA 1790 - Newspaper. Columbian Centinel, Boston, Mass., December 22, 1790. 4 pp., disbound. Excerpt "Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives: In meeting you again I feel much satisfaction in being able to repeat my congratulations on the favorable prospects which continue to distinguish our public affairs. . Since your last sessions I have received communications by which it appears that the district of Kentucky, at present a part of Virginia, has concurred in certain propositions contained in a law of that State, in consequence of which the district is to become a distinct member of the Union . It has been heretofore known to Congress that frequent incursions have been made on our frontier settlements by certain banditti of Indians from the northwest side of the Ohio. .The lives of a number of valuable citizens have thus been sacrificed, and some of them under circumstances peculiarly shocking . the aggressors should be made sensible that the Government of the Union is not less capable of punishing their crimes than it is disposed to respect their rights and reward their attachments. As this object could not be effected by defensive measures, it became necessary to put in force the act which empowers the President to call out the militia for the protection of the frontiers . The establishment of the militia, of a mint, of standards of weights and measures, of the post office and post roads are subjects which I presume you will resume of course, and which are abundantly urged by their own importance." The message continues on page 2, where it is signed in type, "George Washington."

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        Odes, Cantates, Epîtres et Poésies Diverses [from: Collection des Auteurs Classiques François et Latins]

      Paris: P[ierre] Didot, Fils Aîné de F.A. Didot l'Aîné, 1790 - One in a series of works of French and Latin literature printed by Didot and originally published by the order of Louis XIV "pour l'education de Monseigneur le Dauphin." This copy finely bound by Bradel l'Aîné, with his ticket ("- Bradel l'Aîné, Succeseur du Sr. Derome, le Jeune son Oncle, Rue St Jacques -") One of 250 copies on papier vélin. 4to. xii, 560 pp. Contemporary red morocco, covers ruled in gilt to a simple panel design, spine with 5 raised bands, lettered in gilt in one, the rest with circular sunburst tool, a.e.g., gilt turn-ins, light blue silk moiré endpapers, by Bradel l'Aîné (his ticket on ffep). Extremities lightly rubbed, lower corner of front cover worn. Ramsden, French Bookbinders 1789-1848, p. 42 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London. 1790.. [4],vii,[1],128,133-230,[2, ads]pp. plus one plate and two folding tables. Octavo. Half title. Original tan paper-covered boards, leather label. Boards lightly scuffed and a bit soiled, slight edgewear. Later ink ownership inscription on front pastedown. Leaves O4 and O5 bound out of order (as printed). A very good copy, in a brown half leather folding box. Umfreville worked for the Hudson's Bay Company from 1771 to 1782, when he was captured by La Perouse at Fort York. After his release through an exchange of prisoners, he explored and traded in the region west of Lake Superior, in the employ of the North West Company, until 1788, when he went to New York. The text includes a printing of his journal, written during a trip from Montreal to New York, containing many references to the languages of the native Indian tribes. HOWES U10, "b." STREETER SALE 3650. SABIN 97702. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 3951. TPL 602. LANDE 1493. PEEL 18.

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        Viage a Constantinopla en el año de 1784,escrito de orden superior.

      Madrid.Imprenta Real 1790 - Folio(29x21 cms) 8h,360 pgs,XXXIII.24 grabados y un mapa a doble página.Manchas de humedad en márgenes superiores afectando a algunas páginas.Portada con inscripción en tinta antigua borrada Encuadernación en plena piel original con ruedecillaa dorada en planos,tejuelo rojo,lomo en calles con motivos dorados. Ejemplar completo y ace`ptable de esta obra que narra el viaje de la flotilla de D Gabriel de Aristizabal a Constantinopla con motivo de la paz entre el Imperio Otomano y España. First edition,Folio(29x21 cms,engraved title vignette,double page engraved map,and 24 plates after A.Aguado and J.Velazquez,engraved and tail-pieces. Contemporary Brown calf with gilt roll on covers; spine gilt with red label. Light water staining in upper part of first and last pages.Title page with old crossed out ink inscription. This is the account of the Aristizabal´s voyage to Constantinople on the occassion of the signing of the peace treaty between Ottoman empire and Spain that put an end to the naval combasts across the Mediterranean. Ref: Atabey 835,Blackmer 1182.Palau 181161.Brunet V,1166. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An historical developement [!] of the present political constitution of the Germanic Empire. [.] Translated from the German [.] by Josiah Dornford.

      London, T. Payne, L. Davis, B. White & Son, G. Nicol, P. Elmsly, and J. Fletcher, 1790. - 3 Bde. (4), XXXIX, (1), 512 SS. XXXII, 492 SS. XXX SS., 1 w. Bl., 308, VI, 71, (47) SS., l. w. Bl. Marmorierte engl. Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und etwas Rücken- sowie Stehkantenvergoldung. Gr.-8vo. Erste englische Ausgabe von Pütters "Historische Entwickelung der heutigen Staatsverfassung des teutschen Reichs" (1786-87). Der bedeutende Göttinger Jurist Pütter (1725-1807) "war der bedeutendste der Staatsrechtler, die eine Brücke von der historisch-pragmatisch ausgerichteten Reichspublizistik zu einem geschichtlichen Rechtsverständnis schlugen" (DBE). - Ecken bestoßen; die Rückenschildchen und Stehkantenvergoldung etwas berieben. Die nach englischer Art filigran gearbeiteten Gelenke stellenweise minimal angeplatzt. Titel mit heraldischem Besitzstempel. OCLC 4837958. Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature 14103. Vgl. Dahlmann/Waitz 1990. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - Amsterdam, s.e., 1790, 11x17, quatre parties en deux volumes. Reliures en demi basane brune à coins. Dos lisses, avec filets dorés. Pièces de titre rouges et pièces de tomaison noires et rondes. Quelques rares rousseurs, sinon très beaux exemplaires ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dresden. - Gesamtansicht. - Altstadt. - Guckkastenblatt. - Carmine. - "Die Residenz-Stadt Dresden gegen Mitternacht".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, alt koloriert, um 1790. Von Deutsch (18. Jh.). 28,1 x 39,4 cm (Darstellung / mit Schmuckrahmen) / 31,3 x 42,0 cm (Platte) / 39,0 x 48,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung italienisch, deutsch und französisch betitelt. Verlegeradresse Joseph Carmine in Augsburg. - Ansicht der Dresdner Altstadt mit Frauenkirche, Hofkirche und Augustusbrücke vom gegenüberliegenden Elbufer aus. - Blatt mit leichten Lagerspuren, leicht angeschmutzt und mit wohlerhaltenem Kolorit. Ingesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Deutsch (18. Jh.).

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      Apud Viudam Joachimi Ibarra - Matriti. 1790. 18h+434Pág+2h. 21X15. Instituciones de la medicina en fisiología y patología por el Dr. A. Piquer. Ref 8.6 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters Concerning the Northern Coast of the County of Antrim Containing such circumstances as appear worthy of notice respecting the Antiquities, Manners and Customs of that County. Together with the natural history of the Basalts,

      Dublin: Printed by George Bonham for Pat Byrne, G. Robinson, and P. Elmsly, 1790. - 20.5 by 13 cms. Part 1. xi+138 pp. Part II. 190 pp. 1 folding plate, plus 2 smaller engraved views in the text. The map and 2 further folding views are not present. Contemporary calf, gilt bordered boards, highly decorative gilt spine with contemporary label, marbled endpapers, bookplate of Robert Grainger on front paste down, page ix damaged with loss to lower right corner, p.190 also damaged with small loss. Owner's signature to title page which is also dusty and with some spotting. Boards rubbed and scuffed, bottom corners bumped. Otherwise a very tight clean copy, albeit defective, of an important book on Irish geology.

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        Criticisms on the Rolliad [with] Probationary Odes for the Laureatship [with] Political Miscellanies by the authors of the Rolliad and Probationary Odes (Four Works in One Volume, 1790-1791)

      London: James Ridgway. (1790-1791). Four works in one volume: 1. Criticisms on the Rolliad. Part the First (Ninth edition, 1791); 2. Criticisms on the Rolliad. Part the Second (Fourth edition, 1790); 3. Probationary Odes for the Laureatship: with a Preliminary Discourse, by Sir John Hawkins, Knt. (Ninth edition, 1791); 4. Political Miscellanies by the authors of the Rolliad and Probationary Odes (First edition, 1790). Octavo. Engraved frontispiece plate and title vignette. Contemporary full tree calf with morocco spine label: "Rolliad Compleat." Rubbing to the spine and joints, else near fine. A scarce complete set of this pioneering collection of satires on the administration of William Pitt the Younger, written in the form of mock reviews of a mock epic. Originally published in the Morning Herald in 1784-85, it became an instant sensation. Its anonymous authors also contributed ancillary satires which were published together with it. When collected in book-form, they ran through twenty-two editions. Armorial bookplate of Henry Merrick Hoare and bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. A handsome copy. ESTC T133733, T133732, N11967, and T173343. .

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        Geographie'. French children's geographical card game dating from the period of the French Revolution, with cards pertaining to Terres Australes and Etats Unis.

      1790 - 1800, France: 1790 - Children's geographical card game with vivid political content, dating from the French Revolution and from just after the American Revolution, as the 38th card, 'Etats Unis' describes Philadelphia as the capital, which was the temporary capital of the United States from 1790 to 1800, while the Federal City was under construction in the District of Columbia. Card V, "La France, Description Politique", refers to the French Revolution and the abolition of the monarchy, as follows: "[La France] a ete gouvernee par soixante-sept Rois de trois races differentes, depuis Pharamond jusqu'a Louis XVI, sous le regne duquel le gouvernement monarchique fut aboli". This card goes on to extol contemporary life in France: "La France est aujourd'hui . le pays de la terre ou l'art de vivre en societe est cultive avec le plus de succes". An astonishing claim, given that tens of thousands of Frenchmen had just been dispatched during the reign of terror of 1793 - 1794.Card XXXVIII (United States) also gives credit to the French role in winning the American Revolution: "Les Americains, aides par les Francais, proclamerent leur liberte en 1776, et se formerent en republique, sous le nom d'Etats Unis". Card XLVIII, "Terres Polaires et Australes", which mentions Nouvelle Hollande and Botany-Bay, and la terre de Diemen. Accompanying Botany Bay, there is a mention of convicts: "Les Anglais ont forme . une etablissement qu'ils nomment Botany-Bay, ou ils deportent leurs criminels". Casts various aspersions on the inhabitants, both native and convict.The game consists of 48 cards describing various countries & geographical features of the world, each one embellished with a small circular portrait of a native, with text below. Other countries include La Russie (Russia), Turquie (Turkey), all the European countries, Arabie (Arabia), La Perse (Persia/Iran), Indies (East Indies), La Chine (China), Islands, Seas and Mountains of Asia, Cafrerie (South Africa), Canada, Amerique (North & South America), Le Mexique, Terre-Ferme et Pays des Amazones, Guyana, Peru, Brazil, Terre Magellanique et Terre de Feu (Patagonia). Not recorded on OCLC.In its original pink papered box with manuscript paper label, faded & a bit rubbed, short split at top edge. Cards printed on thick laid card, measuring 2 1/2" x 4". Two cards with rubbed corners, a little dusty but overall in very good condition.

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