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        Plate of two neo-Classical fireplaces, from "Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi"

      [Rome 1790 - Etched plate, on laid paper, by Piranesi. In good condition with large margins. A fine example of Priranesi's work on a more domestic scale. Fifty-six of the sixty-nine plates in Piranesi's Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi. . are devoted to fire-place designs, with Piranesi drawing inspiration from Greek, Etruscan and Egyptian architecture. Ficacci 660; Focillon 898; Wilton-Ely 848; Hind p. 86.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The whole proceedings on the trial of an information exhibited ex officio, by the King's Attorney General, against John Stockdale : for a libel on the House of Commons, tried ... the ninth of December, 1789, ... Taken in short hand by Joseph Gurney

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, Opposite Burlington House, Piccadilly, 1790, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards with the title blocked direct in gilt with gilt cross-bands. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Errata page inserted. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages; Description: xi, [1] ,228, [16] p 24 cm. Notes: 'Four letters on the subject of Mr. Stockdale's trial, for a supposed libel on the House of Commons by "A Briton". With eight final advertisement leaves. Subjects: Logan, John, -- 1748-1786. -- Review of the principal charges against Warren Hastings. Hastings, Warren, -- 1732-1818. Jury -- Great Britain. Notes: Trial as a result of the publication of John Logan's pamphlet entitled "A review of the principal charges against Warren Hastings". Erskine's argument delivered Nov. 15, 1784, in support of a new trial because of a supposed judicial error in the trial of W.D. Shipley: p.[121]-228. Publisher's advertisements: p. [1]-[15] at end. "An argument in support of the rights of juries" is by Thomas Erskine.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Prospect der Stadt Leipzig.

      Wien, J. Eder, um 1790.. Kupferstich von A. Sommer nach J. Eder, Bildausschnitt 15 x 27 cm, Blattgr. 20 x 31 cm.. Dekorative Ansicht von Leipzig aus der sehr seltenen Serie von Sommer/Eder; etwas fleckig

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: AT THE SECOND SESSION,.AN ACT TO CONTINUE IN FORCE AN ACT PASSED AT THE LAST SESSION OF CONGRESS, INTITLED, "AN ACT TO REGULATE PROCESSES IN THE COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES." [caption title].

      [New York]: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, []. 1790 - Folio broadside. Removed from a sammelband volume, with stab holes along the left edge. Near fine. A very rare printing - only the second copy located - of the first extension of the law that regulated procedures in the United States Supreme Court and in lesser federal courts. The U.S. Constitution provided for the creation of the Supreme Court, but did not include provisions for the establishment of any other judicial system. This was addressed by the Judiciary Act of 1789, passed on Sept. 24 of that year, one of the first acts of the first Congress. On Sept. 29, 1789 the Congress passed a law making rules for judicial procedure in those courts, especially governing the issuance of "writes and processes" and the rates of fees. The present act extends the provisions of that law until the end of the next session of Congress. NAIP and Bristol locate only one copy of this act, at the South Carolina Archives. Rare. BRISTOL B7582. NAIP w040873.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Reflections on the Revolution in France, 1790 Irish, Bound with Two Others

      Printed for Watson, Cross, Lynch, et al, Dublin, 1790, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good+, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, EarlySize: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, I suspect this to be the first Irish or an early Dublin printing of 'Reflections', bound together with 2 others. The roman numeral date given at the front of this hard cover restoration (long ago, perhaps circa 1800) is M, DCC, XC. It numbers 356 pages, seems similar to 1790 early English versions. It is followed by re-print of ''A letter from Mr. Burke to a member of the National Assembly'' (Dublin, date in R.N. 1791, 60 pages). And ''An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs''. (Dublin, dated in R.N. 1791, 141 pages). All 3 pamphlets were laid into marbled paper hard covers (now quite rough) trimmed in leather at spine and tips, 3/4 bound.The previous owners notes penciled in long hand on the first pastedown read as follows, ''Pamphlets Dublin Edition, Same year as English First Edition, probably earlier.'' He was, I presume, mistaken in his final assertion. A difficult book and modern slip casing to describe. The books leather spine with chipping at head and foot is labeled in red ''Pamphlets''. The leather color difference and superficial cracking at boards make me wonder if the hinges have had re-working. The small leather board tips have abrasion through their leather. In addition to great abarasion the boards have much paper scarring at edges. The text of all the pamphlets has an unusally grayish but clear and unfoxed character when compared to English work of the same vintage. The book has long been stored in a hard red silk folding sleeve which slides into its slip case. The hard red silk slip case is half bound (spine only) in ribbed red leather with gilt lettering. The leather has a number of small scars and the red silk the odd mild discoloration. I believe it may be 50 to 70 years old. Finding a history of the Irish editions of the book has been problematic, recent listings for later Irish printings have been made, but, the last record I've found for Irish-1790 is late 80s. The collation is largely, Reflections-octavo/A Letter-quarto/An Appeal-octavo. The portion of Todd's bibliography devoted to the early UK editions seems non-applicable in the main. A foto of the book and slip case will be made shortly to accompany the listing. JUST RECEIVED and added to this listing a trade paperback of Reflections, reading/study copy by Liberal Arts Press, 1955, edited by Thomas H.D. Mahoney and analysis by Piest. Nice shape, uncreased spine, unmarked. Will not reshoot with this, as extra handling of the old book would be necessary and I wish to avoid it, Book

      [Bookseller: Brass Dolphin Books]
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        "Letters chiefly from India; containing an account of the military transactions on the coast of Malabar, during the late war: together with a short description of the religion, manners, and customs, of the inhabitants of Hindostan."

      London: J. Murray. 1790. "First edition, preceding the French edition, 8vo, pp. vii, [1], xiii, [1], 407; bound with: Murray, John. The defence of Innes Munro, Esq., captain in the late Seventy-third or Lord Macleod's regiment of Highlanders against a charge of plagiarism from the works of Dr. William Thompson; with original papers on both sides. London: J. Ridgway, 1790, pp. iv, 1-35, 47-48 (lacking pp. 36-46 and 49-54); Minnesota and Cambridge only in OCLC; two volumes bound together in early 19th century calf-backed marbled boards, red morocco label on spine; clean tear in U4 of the first work, a bit of scuffing and wear, early ownership inscription crossed out on contents leaf, but overall very good. Le Couteur's military commentary includes scathing criticism of Johnstone's conduct while under attack by the French fleet, while his sociological observations include notes on the customs of the ""Hindoos"" and the practices of the ""Gentoo"" religion (a pencilled entry at the bottom of the first page of that chapter cites 'many errors in this account'). The Murray pamphlet, defective though it is, may shed some light on this: It chronicles an interesting dispute between publisher, author, and critical audience. Innes Munro, accused of plagiarizing Thompson, attempted to lay the blame on Murray, the publisher, and on an unidentified third party who must have conveyed the manuscript to Thomson."

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        Idée de la Religion Chrétienne [And:] Les Commandemens de Dieu

      Paris: Chez Jagot successeur de Pasquier, [n.d., ca. 1770s to 1790s] - Collection of finely engraved biblical and didactic scenes (e.g., the Lord's Prayer, catechism, ten commandments, the seven sins) most signed in the plate by Franz Ertinger or Charles Guérard 12mo. Collection of 40 finely engraved plates (including two frontispieces, most leaves with commentary on verso (text also engraved). Ff. [20]; [32]. Nineteenth-century full brown morocco, gilt borders, spine gilt, a.e.g. Paper repairs to a few margins. Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Copper Plate Magazine

      Harrison, London - Oblong 4to, 205x260mm. The first volume issue (& therefore unnumbered) by Harrison's, c. 1790 (plates mainly dated in the early 1790s), 60 topographical views only (including Oxford & Cambridge), contemporary quarter calf on plain boards, morocco lettering-piece. In very good condition, all plates clean & fresh, final text leaf creased, rear ep also creased and with old repaired tear. A nice unsophisticated example.

      [Bookseller: Richard Smith]
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        Poems by Charles James, Esqr. containing, among others, Vanity of Fame, Petrarch to Laura, Acontius to Cydippé, The Year 1800; or, It will be so, Suicide. Second Edition, with Additions. Vol: 1.

      London. Printed for T. Cadell. J. Debrett and G. G. J. and J. Robinson.no date. ? 1790 - 8vo, 202 x 123 mms., pp. xiv, [15], 16 - 144, engraved title-page, original wrappers, uncut; spine slightly defective, covers a bit soiled, but a good copy, with the contemporary autograph "J. Haslewood," i. e., the bibliographer and antiquary Joseph Haslewood (1769 - 1833), whose books were sold at auction in December, 1833. Charles James (d. 1821) wrote a number of well-regarded works, though his writings were eclipsed by the more famous Romantic authors. The collected works were published in two volumes in 1789. This volume is at least curious in that it is stated to be a second edition of volume 1; however, the contents are identical to the copy of volume 2 of the second edition in the British Library. The contents of the BL copy of volume 2 are very different from those in the present volume. Is this a bibliographical anomaly that escaped the eye of the printer and was snapped up as an unconsidered trifle by Haslewood's keen eye for and attention to the mistakes possible in the printing process? [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Introduction a la Revolution : servant de preliminaire aux Revolutions de Paris . Avec gravures analogues aux differents evenements - [Complete in 13 parts]

      A Paris : de l'Imprimerie des Revolutions 1790 - Physical description iv, ; 19.1cm. (8°. pi A-I4). Collated; folding plates all present. Paper: watermarks include: grapes / -. Subjects; France - History - Revolution, 1789-1799 - Periodicals. Other names; Imprimerie des Revolutions de Paris, [printer]. Referenced by: Martin & Walter, not recorded. Language; French. Provenance; from the library of John Thomas Stanley Esq. of Alderley with his bookplate. Very good in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the original label replaced; very impressively finished. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope Into the Interior Parts of Africa, Including Many Interesting Anecdotes. Inscribed by permission to his Grace the Duke of Montagu. (Transl. by Elizabeth Helme). In 2 volumes.

      London, William Lane, 1790,. lg. in-8vo, XXIII (+1 = list of plates) + 442 p. + 6 plates (2 folding, 1 mounted on linen) / 1 title leaf + 464 p. + 7 plates, mild foxing, a bit more so to some plates, small legacy stamp on first free fly in both volumes, 19th century h-calf with large corners, spine richly gilt , top-edge gilt, binding signed 'Hatchards 187 Piccadilly'. A very fine copy.. First english edition in the Elizabeth Helme's translation. Two volumes bound in uniform late XIXth c. or early 20th century tan calf with raised bands and gilt spine titles on olive green spine titles. Gilt fleurons to spine compartments. 12 plates including frontipieces (2 folding) as per directions to the binder, however the male and female "girafe" (sic) are really two plates making the plate count 13. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        THE GENERAL HISTORY OF EUROPE; AND ENTERTAINING TRAVELLER Comprising an Historical and Geographical Account of all the Empires, Kingdoms, & C. in Europe,..from Their First Establishment to the End of the Present Year.

      W. and J. Stratford, London, HardcoverNo date stated but assume 1790, Title page, frontispiece of Duke of York, dedication to His Royal Highness Frederick, Duke of York, [iv] preliminary discourse, (ii) introduction, 825 pages, 1 page directions to binder, 4 pages of subscribers, 70 engravings called for which include 19 fold out maps, all the maps are present with one map having wear on a fold and one with wear on foredge, 6 of the engravings are missing or not where the binders directions stated - 3 being portraits and 3 being scenic views - although there is no evidence of them being removed, they may have been bound in elsewhere, rebound in full leather retaining the original leather spine and title label, book size 400 x 250mm or 15 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, overall a very good copy of this scare title. Heavy book will require extra postage cost. Please email for accurate postage costs.

      [Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders and Bookselle]
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        [Situation Politique De La France Et Ses Rapports Actuels Avec Toutes Les Puissances De L'Europe; Ouvrage Dont L'Objet Est De Demontrer ... Tous Les Maux Qua Causes a La France L'Alliance Autrichienne, Etc. ] - [2 Volumes Complete and Bound in 1]

      Neuchatel ; Buisson, 1790, Hardback, Second EditionFull contemporary tree calf, good to very good. Spine compartments uniformly and elaborately tooled in gilt. Some wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. On request. ; 1 pages; Description; pp. 285, 396. Each volume with half title. Subjects: France - Colonies - Early works to 1800. Seconde e´dition, augmente´e d'un chapitre sur Malte [Malta], d'un autre sur Geneve [Geneva, Switzerland], etc. Volume 2 has seperate title page.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Fauna Etrusca sistens Insecta quae in Provinciis Florentina et Pisana praesertim collegit.

      Liburni, T. Masi, 1790. 2 volumes. 4to (280 x 210mm). pp. xxii, (2), 272; 348, with 2 engraved frontispieces, 1 handcoloured engraved dedication-plate and 10 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with green and red gilt lettered labels (slightly rubbed). An attractive and rare Italian entomological work and the most beautiful publication on the insects of Etruria, printed on light blue paper. 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. The 'Fauna Etrusca' has a fine dedication plate showing a caterpillar amidst foliage, flowers, and various insects. It is dedicated to Petrus Leopoldus 'Hungariae & Bohemiae Rex'. //Hagen II, 93; Horn & Schenkling 18500; Nissen ZBI, 3482.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Marc J Bartolucci]
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        ÉTRENNES a tous les amateurs de Café, Pour tous les temps, ou Manuel de l’Amateur de Café; Contenant l’histoire, la déscription, la culture, les propiétés de ce vegetal, le commerce qui s’en fair en France, &c.; l’introduction de son usage parmi les Mahométans & les Européens; la meilleure maniere de le préparer pour en rendre la boisson saine, agréable .

      - Paris, Hotel de Bouthillier, 1790, 2 partes en un volumen, 17,5 x 10,5 cm., piel de época, lomo con adornos dorados, 2 h. la primera de ellas blanca + XXXVII + 121 págs. = 2 h. + 109 págs. + 1 h. (Rara obra anónima de este excelente estudio sobre el café, lleno de anécdotas curiosas e información valiosa sobre el origen y la preparación de esta bebida. El volumen concluye con un poema en latín y su traducctón al francés del poema "El Café" por Guillermo Massieu).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Rhapsodieen.

      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]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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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 spines.new 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]

      [Bookseller: Richard Thornton Books PBFA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Emiliana]
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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

      [Bookseller: Keogh's Books]
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        The History of Sandford and Merton. Abridged [by Richard Johnson] from the original. Embellished with elegant Plates.

      Printed for J. Wallis 1790 - 6 engraved plates, G2-3 (with a plate in between) reinforced at inner margin, slight loss of text on the latter near the plate made good in ink on the recto, 2 other leaves towards the end guarded (no loss), a few spots here and there, front hinge strained, frontispiece separated from title-page, pp. [vi], 173, 12mo, original green vellum backed marbled boards, early (crude) hand-lettered label on spine, rubbed and slightly worn, short tear at foot of spine, sound A rare abridgement of the best-selling Sandford and Merton. Day, an enthusiastic disciple of Rousseau, was an active political pamphleteer, who also ‘made an astonishing reputation as a writer of instructive fiction for children. The History of Little Jack (1787), a tale for the very young, enjoyed great success. But his most famous production, destined to be a best-seller for eighty years, was Sandford and Merton. Published in three volumes (1783, 1786, and 1789), it tells how rebellious Tommy Merton, the spoilt son of a wealthy plantation owner from Jamaica, and his friend Harry Sandford, the poor but worthy son of a local farmer, are patiently educated by the Revd Mr Barlow - and how Master Tommy is brought, by precept and self-discovery, to see the error of his ways. A host of interpolated stories, providing introductions to ancient history, astronomy, biology, science, exploration, and geography, enable facts and figures to be absorbed relatively painlessly but the main narrative easily holds the attention. Rousseau’s deductive techniques are deployed to good effect. What comes through is the basic Christian (and early socialist) message that the members of society should be kind not only to each other but also to the poor and the sick, to those of a different race, and to animals, birds, and insects. They should labour to the best of their ability and contribute to a common pool of goods and happiness. But for the idle rich, particularly those who wear fine clothes, play cards, and treat lesser mortals with contempt, the author has no mercy. The book, however sententious, would play a crucial role in moulding the ethos of nineteenth-century England’ (ODNB).The Osborne Collection has the second edition of this abridgement, which was jointly published with Elizabeth Newbery (Roscoe J92). (ESTC T118190, recording 4 copies: BL, Mazarine, Morgan, Alexander Turnbull)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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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

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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