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        Tre Frammenti trovati nella Villa Adriana in Tivoli

      Rome 1790 - John Wilton-Ely page 1088The watermark is number 59 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1169 and is dated from the mid 1770s to 1790sFrancesco Piranesi was born in 1759, he brought to a triumphal conclusion a number of his father?s incomplete or projected works, including the Paestum etchings, plans of Hadrian?s Villa, Tivoli, and of Pompeii, as well as a survey of the Emissario del Fucino. He also added further plates to various works including the Vedute di Roma and the Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto, and brought out an expanded edition of the Antichita Romane in 1784? Francesco also initiated a number of substantial works on art and archaeology, such as the Raccolta de?Tempi Antichi (1781/1790), Il Teatro di Ercolano (1783), Monumneti degli Scipioni (1785) and the Collection des plus belles statues (1786). He later carried out etchings after his father?s drawn views of Pompeii and included these etchings in the three-volumed publication Antiquites de la Grande Grece (1804-1807) (John Wilton-Ely), Image Size : 375x235 (mm), 14.75x9.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : 385x245 (mm), 15.125x9.625 (Inches), Paper Size : 530x370 (mm), 20.875x14.5 (Inches), Black & White, Copper Engraving

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Poissarde au Costume Tricolor

      Poissarde au Costume Tricolor 1790. [Original watercolor on coarse paper.] (10" x 8"), with paper loss on lower right corner extending into bottom image. With two pencil drawings of Napoleon on the reverse, probably drawn from life, one titled "Le general de la grande nation." This charming watercolor is based on the genre "Poissarde" which depicted the fishwife or revendeuse, mostly known for her "uproarious invectives, her picturesque and ever-ready sarcasms against the bourgeois" (Moore). The colorful figure of the "fishmonger" or "fishwife" appeared throughout the 17th and 18th centuries in France as a symbol of working class conscience. Here she appears as a spokeswoman for the lower classes in the times of the Revolution. While literature describes the colorful "Poissarde," actual images are rarely found. Moore notes, "the majority of them exist only in manuscript or in quite inaccessible and rare prints." Reference: Moore, A.P. (1935). The Genre Poissard and the French Stage of the Eighteenth Century.

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        A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State Of the Several Kingdoms of the World

      London: G.G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790. Hard Cover. Good /Geography. Leather covered boards. Worn covers, with rubbing, scratching, and chipping evident. Spine head and tail have most wear, and the former has been taped. Writing on front page. Foxed pages. Contains 22 maps. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Geography; Inventory No: 012189.

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        A New Universal History of the Rites, Ceremonies and Customs of the Whole World: Or, a Complete and Impartial View of All the Religions in the Various Nations of the Universe.

      London- Alexander Hogg 1790 - A scarce early edition of Hurd's brilliant work on comparative religion andobscurereligious practices. 'Both antient and Modern, from the Creation down to the present Time'. Featuring sixty copper engraved plates, collate complete, 'most elegantly designed and engraved then any usually given with periodical publications'depicting all manner of religious rites and ceremonies from all over the world. From designs by Walker, Collyer, Taylor and others. 'And to make the whole as superb and masterly as possible, a great number of ornamental borders are added by an eminent hand'. Containing 'curious, instructive and entertaining particulars. . . a variety of new and interesting matter relative to the manners and customs of all nations, not to be found in any other work', as well as a full and authentic account of the life and progress, including the ancient and present state of all known religions at this time. 'Comprehending also a genuine and circumstantial description of all the most material lesser sects, parties, heresies and religious opinions since the first promulgation of Christianity, and likewise the ecclesiastical laws and history concerning every religion'. 'Designed to form a complete family library. Including the whole body of divinity, according to the different religious usages in every part of the known world. Calculated for Christians of all denominations; and illustrated by quotations from the most celebrated authors'. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally rubbed. The front board is detached but present, having the title page attached to this also,the rear joint starting. Internally, firmly bound throughout, aside from the front endpapers, including the frontispiece, beingmissing. Remarkably bright and clean for the age of this book, with a few scattered spots, predominantly to the backs of the plates, and the odd tidemark. There are small closed tears to the title, which is in a delicate position attached to the loose front board. Copperplate ink inscription to front pastedown. Well worth the binding cost and can fetch up to 1500 thus repaired. Overall:GOOD ONLYdue to detached board and missing frontis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Document signed ("Bon / Louis").

      Paris, 1. I. 1790. - Folio. ¾ p. Ordering the Administrator of the Royal Treasury Joseph Durney to pay 10,000 Livres to the two First Ladies in Waiting of Madame Elizabeth "to indemnify them for the return of the unused candles to which they have right" (transl.). Also with the King's secretarial signature ("Louis") to the right of his authentic signature. - Remnants of prior mounting along right edge verso, few short closed seprations at folds.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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

      France:. 1790 - 1800.. Very good overall. 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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        Liberte de la Presse

      Paris:. Ca. 1790.. A four page pamphlet which was possibly included in the French Revolutionary journal "Le Patriote françois", which was published in Paris by Buisson from 1789-1793. Beginning with the "Avis de l'Auteur du Patriote Francois", concerning a proposed libel law, it appears to reference the American Declaration of Independence; "'Le peuple a droit a la liberte de parler, d'ecrire et de publier ses sentimens. La liberte de la presse ne peut donc recevoir d'entraves.' Declaration des droits de la Pensylvanie." It translates approximately as "The people have the right to the freedom to speak, write and publish their sentiments. Freedom of the press can not therefore be subject to any barriers." The last notation references the Declaration of Independence "de Pensylvanie". The French Declaration of the rights of man and the citizen (1789) was inspired by the American Declaration of Independence of 1776 and it remains one of France's founding texts. & & The piece continues with a response letter by M. Lanthenas, a French revolutionary, and the chief translator of Thomas Paine into French. It is sprinkled with the buzz words of the day "Droit; Responsbilite; Nation; Tyrannie; Une Nation Libre; Justice; Verite. Paine spent much of the 1790s in France. Lanthenas' letter concerns the freedom of the press written in the early stages of the French Revolution, and is dated March 24, 1790. At this point, the storming of the Bastille had taken place the preceding summer, the National Assembly had been formed only 9 months earlier, it had published the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizens only 6 months earlier, Louis XVI and his family had been forced to return to Paris from Versailles only five months earlier, and all religious orders had been dissolved only one month earlier! He believed in rejecting the laws of the Ancien Regime in favor of new guidelines which would allow for unlimited freedom of communication of ideas: "La liberte de la presse la plus illimitee est donc de droit divin, pour une nation et pour tous les individus... elle doit donc former la base de toute constitution libre." (The most unlimited freedom of the press is thus a divine right, for a nation and its people... (this freedom) must form the foundation for any free constitution". Disbound, small pen line at upper right corner front page, o/w very good condition. 8vo, 4pp, in French, text in 2 columns, with footnotes, which reference Lanthenas earlier work "Inconveniens du Droit d'Ainesse, etc"; "Tracts concerning the Ancient and only true legal means of National Defense by a Free Militia by Granville Sharp" and describes how to subscribe to the "Journal du Patriote Francois". & & See FRBNF32834106 for "Le Patriote françois [Texte imprimé] : journal libre, impartial et national / par une société de citoyens, & dirigé par J. P. Brissot de Warville". This pamphlet does not appear recorded on the French National Library site by Warville.

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        La police de Paris dévoilée, 2 tomes

      Chez J.-B. Garnery, Paris 1790 - 2 vol., reliure contemporaine pleine toile noire, titre doré au dos - 402 pp.; 330 pp. Bien complet des tableaux dépliants. Papier fragile, mais l'ensemble en très bon état.Gravure en frontispice du tome 1.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Poids Plume]
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        Documentos arabicos para a historia portugueza copiados dos originaes de Torre do Tombo ?.

      Lisbon, na Officina da Academia Real das Sciencias, 1790. - Woodcut arms of Academia Real das Sciencias on title-page. Parallel columns in Arabic and Portuguese. (4 ll.), 190 pp., (1 l. "Advertencia" with errata, 1 l. advertisement). 4°, recent full green Oasis morocco, flat spine with crimson morocco lettering piece, gilt letter, marbled endleaves. Overall in clean, crisp, fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of the Arabic text and Portuguese translation of official state correspondence between North African and Arabian rulers and D. Manoel (1495-1521), D. João III (1521-1557) and their factors. Concentrating on the period between 1503 and 1528, these 58 letters treat territorial disputes, diplomatic negotiations, and the jurisdiction, compatibility and applicability of the Arabic and Portuguese legal systems. The main focus, however, is the East Indian trade: this involved the settlement of private and Crown debts, the protection of Christian merchants in Africa and India and of Arab traders in Portuguese dominions, the safe passage of goods and persons along recognized shipping lanes, and armed reprisals for personal injury.The "Advertencia" leaf has not been present in any other copy we have seen. João de Sousa, who edited and translated these documents, was born in Damascus, Syria, and became the first professor of Arabic at the University of Lisbon, as well as a frequently published member of the Academia Real das Sciencias.---- Innocêncio IV, 41-42. Palha 2777. Schnurrer, @Bibliotheca arabica 186. Krek, @Typographia arabica p. 36, nº 3. Streit XVII, 6441. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur la nature et les causes de la richesse des nations, traduites de l'Anglois [.] par M. Roucher [.]. Tome premier [-quatrième].

      chez Buisson,, A Paris, 1790 - 4 volumi in-8° (cm. 19,2), legature coeve in p. pergamena rigida con titoli ms. ai dorsi (lievi segni d'usura); pp. XI, [1 b.], 570; [4], 312; [4], 602; [4], 591, [1 b.] in buono stato, con sporadici e lievi segni d'uso, qualche rara fioritura. Edizione originale di questa importante traduzione "rivoluzionaria" del The wealth of Nations di Smith, condotta dal poeta nonché illuminato scrittore politico Jean-Antoine Roucher (1745-1794), ghigliottinato da Robespierre. Com'è oltremodo accertato, «the volume containing Condorcet's notes was probably never published» [Goldsmith 14106]. Cfr. anche Einaudi 5338; Kress B, 1986. Buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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        RELATION EXACTE ET IMPARTIALE DE CE QUI S'EST PASSE A NANCY, LE 31 AOUT ET LES JOURS PRECEDENS

      Chez Mme Henry, Nancy - Chez Le Tellier, Paris 1790 - RO40202842: 188 pages. Titre et filets dorés sur le dos. Annotation en page de titre. Quelques légères mouillures. Avec un détail circonstancié des événemens qui ont précédé et accompagné l'insurrection de la Garnison et d'une partie de la Garde Citoyenne, et qui l'on occasionnée: le tout appuyé par des pièces justificatives. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 94.3-Livres anciens XVIII ème [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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 - 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. Full 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 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Situation Politique de la France, et ses Rapports actuels avec toutes les Puissances de l'Europe ( 2 Tomes - Complet) ; Ouvrage dont l'objet est de démontrer, par les Faits historiques et les principes de la saine Politique, tous les maux qu'a causés à la France l'Alliance Autrichienne, et toutes les fautes que le Ministère François a commises depuis l'époque des Traités de Versailles, de 1756, 57 et 58, jusqu'à nos jours.

      Chez Buisson 1790 - Seconde édition, augmentée d'un Chapitre sur Malte, d'un autre sur Genève, & de plusieurs autres additions, 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane marron, Chez Buisson, Paris, Neuchatel, 1790 ,285 pp., 3 ff. n. ch. (table, faux-titre et titre du tome second),396 pp. Titre complet : Situation Politique de la France, et ses Rapports actuels avec toutes les Puissances de l'Europe ; Ouvrage dont l'objet est de démontrer, par les Faits historiques et les principes de la saine Politique, tous les maux qu'a causés à la France l'Alliance Autrichienne, et toutes les fautes que le Ministère François a commises depuis l'époque des Traités de Versailles, de 1756, 57 et 58, jusqu'à nos jours. Adressé au Roi et à l'Assemblée Nationale, Seconde édition, augmentée d'un Chapitre sur Malte, d'un autre sur Genève, & de plusieurs autres additions Etat très satisfaisant (petit travail de vers sur un mors, une coupe frottée, bon état par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PUBLICA FELICIDAD

      Madrid 1790 - 4º. [2], LXII, 392 p. Encuadernación plena piel de época con tejuelo y dorados en el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Don Teodoro de Croix¿ Virrey, Gobernador y Capitan General de las Provincias del Peru. Siendo muy conveniente y oportuno reducir a un método convinado y útil el manejo de los Almacenes Generales de la Renta de Tabaco de esta Capital

      Lima 1790 - Tobacco law, printed in Lima. 1790. Lima. In 4to (294 mm x 205 mm). 4 ff. Custom made recent half calf over marbled paper, front cover lettered in gilt, virtually perfect. Remains of previous binding, a few foxing spots, else fine. Signed by the Secretary at the end. Scarce instruction printed in Lima; given by the Viceroy of Peru, containing 9 items on the administration and handling of Tobacco in the Viceroyalty. Instrucción dada por el Virrey del Perú e impresa en Lima; contiene 9 ítems sobre el manejo de los almacenes generales de la renta del tabaco. Medina, 1710. Palau, 64864. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Palm Trees, c. 1790-1814

      0 - This watercolor on paper is from a collection of watercolors and drawings that depicts the natural history (flora and fauna) of Guiana, dating to the early 19th century. The collection appears to pre-date the expeditions of Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk, a German-born explorer for Great Britain who executed geographical, ethnological and botanical studies in various parts of the world in the 1830s and 40s. He traveled to South America, the West Indies, the Dominican Republic and Thailand. Fragments of a manuscript text accompanied these unsigned works of art, suggesting an English author with Guyanese subject matter. Important to note, the colonies of Berbice and the United Colony of Demerara and Essquibo were ceded to Britain in 1814, and unified as British Guiana in 1831. 8.75 x 7.5 in

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        Opera omnia

      Londini: sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells. 1790-4. "4 volumes, 8vo, stipple-engraved frontis portrait in vol. I, engraved vignette arms of the editor, Henry Homer, on the title-pp.; slightly later full red straight-grain morocco, gilt supralibros of Homer on all covers, and enclosed by double gilt rule, gilt-paneled spines with green morocco labels (faded, and at one time retouched); a very good set. of an ""elegant and a correct edition, with an elaborate index"" (DNB). A pencil note on the flyleaf states that this was Homer's own set, but in the absence of other evidence we make no attribution. The works of Tacitus were not published in their entirety until the 1515 Rome edition, and all editions afterwards stem from this, although its editor, Beroaldi, apparently deviated ""from the true ancient reading"" (Dibdin]. ""A very beautiful and correct edition, forming a conspicuous figure in the list of classics published by the . . . excellent scholar, the late Mr. Homer: it exhibits the pure text of the author, and is accompanied with a copious and valuable index. Some copies are struck off on large paper, and bring a considerable price"" (Dibdin II, 458). This copy with the bookplate of John Sparrow."

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        Litteratur der Türken. A. d. Ital. D. Hrn. Abbe Toderini. Mit Zusäzen u. Anm. v. Philipp Wilhelm Gottlieb Hausleutner. Prof. a. d. Carls-Hohen-Schule in Stuttgart. 1-2. Tl.

      Königsberg, F. Nicolovius 1790.. 8°. (2 Tle. in 1 Bd.) XX (=XXX) S. (Vorreden, Inhalt), 267 S., VIII S. (Inhalt), 325 S., mit 2 gest., gef. Taf. (Noten), Bl. XXV/VI fehlt ohne ersichtlichen Textverlust. Pappband, mit zwei Rückenschildern, e. mit handschriftlichen Zahlen, Einbanddeckel marmoriert, Schnitt rotgefärbt, Ecken bestoßen. Titelblatt im Falz u. an d. Oberkante hinterklebt, sowie S. III teilw. mit e. Papierstreifen beklebt. Mit e. handschriftlichen Zahl u. e. Namensvermerk am Titelblatt.. GV 146,163. BSB 51,391. Hamberger/M.,Ntr.4,241f. DeBacker-S. VIII,57f. Vgl. Biografia Universale LVII,456f. - Giovanni Battista T. (1728-1799), gebürtiger Venezianer, weilte 1781-1786 am Hof des venezianischen Gesandten in Istanbul u. verfasste während dieser Zeit seine "Letteratura turchesa", erschienen 1787 in Venedig, in welcher er nicht nur die türkische Literatur, sondern auch die Geschichte d. türkischen Druckerei- u. Bibliothekswesens behandelt. (Der zweite Teil gliedert sich in die Abschnitte: Akademien u. Bibliotheken sowie Buchdruckerei der Türken). Der deutsche Bearbeiter u. Übersetzer d. Werkes, Hausleutner (1754/1764?-1820), wart Professor für griech. u. lateinische Literatur.

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        Les Amans Surpris. (Das überraschte Liebespaar)., Kupfertstich nach Boucher von René Gaillard (ca. 1720 - Paris - nach 1790).

      Zweite Hälfte 18. Jh. - In der Platte signiert "F. Boucher pinxit. - R. Gaillard Sculp.", mit dem gestochenen Titel, Widmung an Comte de Coigny und Wappendarstellung. Kräftiger, malerischer Druck mit gleichmäßigem Rand um die volle Plattenkante. Auf Bütten. Ab 1760 wandte sich Gaillard großformatigen Darstellungen zu. Insbesondere seine Stiche nach Boucher, dessen Malstil er technisch perfekt umzusetzen verstand, haben seinen Ruhm begründet. (Thieme-Becker). - Insgesamt minimal gebräunt. Kleine Quetschspur im Schriftrand. Leichte Randläsuren. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 50 x 38 cm (Plattengröße). 56 x 42 cm (Papier).

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        The Spectator. Volume the First [to Volume to Eighth]. CRISP, CLEAN SET IN CONTEMPORARY TREE CALF

      Payne Rivington Davis Longman Dodsley and many others n.d. c 1790 - 8 vols., 12mo., on laid paper, with eight engraved frontispieces and title-vignettes; most attractively bound in contemporary full tree calf, backs framed in gilt with five flat bands ruled and tooled in gilt, second and fifth compartments with black leather labels lettered, ruled and tooled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with a stylised blossom, primrose edges, a few light age-stains to backstrips else a remarkably well-preserved, bright, crisp, clean copy. With the small bookplate of Gerard Paxon on front paste-downs. The engravings are by Charles Grignion after drawings by Francis Hayman. The full list of publishers is Messrs Payne, Rivington, Davis, Longman, Dodsley, White, Law, Rodson, Crowder, Johnson, Nichols, Dilly, Robinson, Cadell, Stuart, Bowles, Sewell, Murray, Flexney, Baldwin, Goldsmith, Lowndes, Knox, Otridge, Hayes, Piquinet, Macqueen & Newbury. The Spectator appeared in two separate series, the first edited by Steele and published on weekdays from 1 March 1711 to 6 December 1712 (issues 1-555); the second edited by Addison and published thrice weekly from 18 June to 20 December 1714 (issues 556-635). The two series were first published in eight successive volumes between 1711 and 1714, and several times during the remainder of the eighteenth century. A beautiful set. NCBEL II, 1098. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Amerique selon l'Etendue de Ses Principales Parties et don't les Points Principaux

      Augsburg, Will, Johann Martin, 1790. Amerika. "L'Amerique selon l'Etendue de Ses Principales Parties et don't les Points Principaux sont placez sur les dernieres Observations des Geographes, publiee par Jean Walch: se vend au negoce de Martin Will a Augsbourg". Orig. copper-engravings. Published in Augsburg by J. Walch and J. M. Will, ca. 1790. Orig. old colouring. With figure title-cartouche and explanatory notes ("Explication des Couleurs"). 45:57,5 cm (map of North America) and 45,5:57,5 cm (map of South America).. A large map of America. Printed on 2 sheets, not joined. - Johannes Walch (1757-1824) was a cartographer and map publisher of Augsburg, son-in-law of Johann Martin Will to whom he succeeded in 1806.

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        Letters Concerning Mind. To which is added, A Sketch of Universal Arithmetic; Comprehending the Differential Calculus, And the Doctrine of Fluxions [WITH] A Summary View Of The Soul's Perceptive Faculties; And Also Of Dialectic or Logic: Introduction To The Theory of Mind

      John & James Rivington 1790 & 1792, London - 90 & 79 pages. 21 x 23.5 cm. Errata leaf, published posthumously. LOWNDES 1846. "An excellent work, full of profound and abstruse learning." This copy with the leather Johnsonian bookplate of R. B. Adam. Binding attributed to Roger Payne. Minor, intermittent toning, light stain back cover, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles, gilt cover border panels. Full straight-grained red morocco. Aeg. 2 vols. in one. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvel Atlas Portatit De La Geographie Ancienne (Atlas | Map | North America | South America | De Vaugondy Atlas)

      A Paris chez l'Auteur Rue du Foin St. Jacques, Paris 1790 - Size: 11.25 in. x 9.5 in. Contemporary half calf professionally rebacked. Marbled boards. Very light foxing to pages. 52 maps hand colored in outline. Includes two hemisphere maps with North America quite distorted at the North & West. Corners heavily worn. Overall in GOOD condition. Photos available upon request. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723–1786), were leading mapmakers in France during the 1700s. In 1757, they published The Atlas Universel, one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondys integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. They verified and corrected the latitude and longitude of many regional maps in the atlas with astronomical observations. The older material was revised with the addition of many new place names. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer to Louis XV. Gilles and Didier Robert De Vaugondy produced their maps and terrestrial globes working together as father and son. Globes of a variety of sizes were made by gluing copperplate-printed gores on a plaster-finished papier-mache core, a complicated and expensive manufacturing process, employing several specialists. In some cases it is uncertain whether Gilles or Didier made a given map. Gilles often signed maps as "M.Robert", while Didier commonly signed his maps as "Robert de Vaugondy", or added "fils" or "filio" after his name. The Robert de Vaugondys were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family through Sanson's grandson, Pierre Moulard-Sanson; from him they inherited much of Sanson's cartographic material which they combined with maps and plates acquired after Hubert Jaillot's death in 1712 to form the basis the Atlas Universel. Sources from the Dépôt de la Marine, the official French repository for maritime-related information, were used for their maps of Canada and South America. Like Ortelius and Mercator, the Vaugondy's credited their sources, which has greatly benefited the study of the history of cartography during that period. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN undertaken by command of his majesty for the making of DISCOVERIES to the NORTHERN HEMISPHERE Volume 2

      M.Brown 1790 - Set in 2 volumes.Under the direction of Captains Cook;Clerke and Gore in 1776-1780.Leather covers with more recent leather spine cover and plate with gold titles.Newer paste downs and prelims.Title page has minor repairs,wear to edges.Block is sound and tight.Vol 2 contains last part of first voyage page 663-691.Captain Cooks second voyage in 1772-1775 in Resolution and Adventure,from page 692 to 1022.Captain Cooks third voyage from page 1 to 302.Full illustrations present.Nice clean copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Death of Captn. James Cook. 1791 'Christmas Piece' Broadside dedicated to Lefferts Hagewought by his grandson Samuel Lefferts, early Dutch residents of New York

      London:: J. Farrell, No. 7 Paternoster Row, Cheapside,. ca. 1790.. An unrecorded 'Christmas Piece' broadside or children's exercise sheet, with manuscript verse at the center, signed by a young American, "Samuel Lefferts Scripsit", dedicated to his "much respected Grandfather Lefferts Hagewought (sic)", and dated December 24th, 1791. & & Christmas broadsides were published and printed in London by John Farrell during the reign of George III, with contemporary and historical engravings around the perimeter, a large central engraving at the top, and blank space at the center for the scholar to write some lines of verse to the recipient. These Christmas Pieces were also for the student to show off his penmanship, and possibly win a school prize; they were referred to as "scripsits". In this case the student is an [American] young man, Samuel Lefferts. He has written 12 lines of verse having to do with the birth of Jesus and he dedicates the Christmas piece to his grandfather. [See Journal of the British Archeological Assoc, Vol 29, 1873; from p 73, article "The Christmas Piece" by Mr. H. Syer Cuming.]& & The Lefferts family were prominent early Dutch settlers, some of the earliest in Brooklyn, whose roots go back to Dutch colonist Pieter Janse Hagewout, who arrived in 1660, and settled in the farming village of Vlacke Bos, or Flatbush. The original Lefferts Homestead was destroyed in the American Revolution by American soldiers to prevent its use by invading British soldiers. Samuel Lefferts is possibly born Long Island 1779, died 1838 age 65. "Grandfather" Leffert Hagewout is possibly the father of Marytie Hagewout b. 1733 in Jamaica, Queens, NY (mother of the same name). We have been unable to establish the familial relationship, but further research in Lefferts-Haghwout Family by Lefferd M.A. Hautwout or Genealogy of the Lefferts Family by Teunis G. Bergan should establish the connection. The engravings used to decorate the sheet are derivative views, based on engravings used for something akin to Alexander Hogg's views in Bankes Geography. At the head is the view of "The Death of Capt. James Cook" . This is flanked by columns on the left and right with three engravings each, on the left "A Man of the Sandwich Islands"; "A Man of the Sandwich Islands Dancing"; and "A Man of Mangea". On the right are: "A Woman of the Sandwich Islands"; "A Young Woman of Otaheite Dancing"; and "A Woman of Eaoo". At the foot is the scene of hunters shooting at seals, with an oval rule delineating the blank in which the scholar has recorded his name and the date. Below this: "Printed & Published by J. Farrell Printer, No. 7 Paternoster Row, Cheapside." The broadside was not located in Trove, the State Library of New South Wales, OCLC, the British Library or Beddie. With contemporary folds. 15 X 18 1/2". The image of Cook's death measures 7 1/4 x 3 1/2". A long tear up the center & some water marks expertly repaired, but visible, backed on acid free tissue. & & A rare intersection between the legend of Captain Cook and Colonial New York.

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        The Death of Captn. James Cook. 1791 'Christmas Piece' Broadside dedicated to Lefferts Hagewought by his grandson Samuel Lefferts, early Dutch residents of New York

      London:: J. Farrell, No. 7 Paternoster Row, Cheapside,. ca. 1790.. An unrecorded 'Christmas Piece' broadside or children's exercise sheet, with manuscript verse at the center, signed by a young American, "Samuel Lefferts Scripsit", dedicated to his "much respected Grandfather Lefferts Hagewought (sic)", and dated December 24th, 1791. Christmas broadsides were published and printed in London by John Farrell during the reign of George III, with contemporary and historical engravings around the perimeter, a large central engraving at the top, and blank space at the center for the scholar to write some lines of verse to the recipient. These Christmas Pieces were also for the student to show off his penmanship, and possibly win a school prize; they were referred to as "scripsits". In this case the student is an [American] young man, Samuel Lefferts. He has written 12 lines of verse having to do with the birth of Jesus and he dedicates the Christmas piece to his grandfather. [See Journal of the British Archeological Assoc, Vol 29, 1873; from p 73, article "The Christmas Piece" by Mr. H. Syer Cuming.]The Lefferts family were prominent early Dutch settlers, some of the earliest in Brooklyn, whose roots go back to Dutch colonist Pieter Janse Hagewout, who arrived in 1660, and settled in the farming village of Vlacke Bos, or Flatbush. The original Lefferts Homestead was destroyed in the American Revolution by American soldiers to prevent its use by invading British soldiers. Samuel Lefferts is possibly born Long Island 1779, died 1838 age 65. "Grandfather" Leffert Hagewout is possibly the father of Marytie Hagewout b. 1733 in Jamaica, Queens, NY (mother of the same name). We have been unable to establish the familial relationship, but further research in Lefferts-Haghwout Family by Lefferd M.A. Hautwout or Genealogy of the Lefferts Family by Teunis G. Bergan should establish the connection. The engravings used to decorate the sheet are derivative views, based on engravings used for something akin to Alexander Hogg's views in Bankes Geography. At the head is the view of "The Death of Capt. James Cook" . This is flanked by columns on the left and right with three engravings each, on the left "A Man of the Sandwich Islands"; "A Man of the Sandwich Islands Dancing"; and "A Man of Mangea". On the right are: "A Woman of the Sandwich Islands"; "A Young Woman of Otaheite Dancing"; and "A Woman of Eaoo". At the foot is the scene of hunters shooting at seals, with an oval rule delineating the blank in which the scholar has recorded his name and the date. Below this: "Printed & Published by J. Farrell Printer, No. 7 Paternoster Row, Cheapside."The broadside was not located in Trove, the State Library of New South Wales, OCLC, the British Library or Beddie. With contemporary folds. 15 X 18 1/2". The image of Cook's death measures 7 1/4 x 3 1/2". A long tear up the center & some water marks expertly repaired, but visible, backed on acid free tissue. A rare intersection between the legend of Captain Cook and Colonial New York.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED ("EGBT BENSON"), FROM EGBERT BENSON AS U.S. CONGRESSMAN FROM NEW YORK, TO AN UNNAMED RECIPIENT (PROBABLY SAMUEL JONES)].

      Philadelphia. Nov. [i.e. December] 14, 1790. - [2]pp. on recto and verso of a single sheet. Very good. In a half morocco clamshell case. An intriguing letter from Egbert Benson, New York's first attorney general after independence, a leading New York jurist, prime mover in the push for a new federal constitution, and Representative from New York in the First Congress. Benson, along with Alexander Hamilton, had introduced the resolution for a constitutional convention at the Annapolis Convention of 1786, and he introduced the resolution for a New York ratifying convention in 1788. He writes to an unnamed correspondent, reporting on the business of the third session, with mention of President Washington's speech, Alexander Hamilton's reports, and New York Supreme Court justices John S. Hobart and Robert Yates; and the recent military campaign against the Miamis in the Ohio Valley. Though Benson dated this letter "Nov. 14, 1790" it was almost certainly written on December 14th, as Congress did not meet until December that year. "Dear Sir, Upon Reflection it has appeared to Me, and I am persuaded it will appear to you, most advisable that the intended Correspondence between Us should seem to commence with you. Indeed it will not be easy for me or satisfactory to you for me to write to you generally on the Subject, and therefore wish you would from time to time write to me stating the Questions which you may be desirous to have examined and answered. It will be most prudent that your Letters should be communicated to the other Gentlemen in the Delegation and therefore my answers will in a Degree be public Communications. I do not propose however to confine myself to a mere answer to an Interrogatory; my Letters will contain Suggestions of whatever may occur to Me as useful - "We have scarcely entered on the Business of the Session. The President's Speech with the Answers and his Replies you will see in the Papers; and we have two reports from Mr. Hamilton, the one providing additional means for the Payment of the Interest on the public Debt and the other on the Subject of a Bank. These will be printed and I shall send a Copy to Robert [Yates?] for the perusal of Judge Hobart and Yourself*. "Our troops have returned from the Western Expedition and have so far succeeded as to have destroyed a Number of Indian Towns with a great Quantity of Provision. Possibly as far as there was Reason to expect it probably would be, the Object of the Expedition has been effected, but with the Loss of near 200 Men on our Side. It is said that upwards of 100 of the Indians were killed in the two different Engagements." While the recipient of the letter is not named, Kenneth Bowling of the First Federal Congress Project believes it to be Samuel Jones, a prominent Anti-Federalist from Queens County, who nonetheless voted for the Constitution at the New York convention. Bowling cites Benson's other letters to Jones, of which several survive, and the roundabout language of the first paragraph, which suggests Benson was concerned what use might be made of his correspondence. Bowling notes that no Benson letters survive from the first two sessions of the First Congress, and only seven from the third: four to Nicholas Low, and two definitely to Jones. He thinks this is a third. ANB 2, pp.602-4. Stan Henkels Auctions, Catalogue 1501, item 585 (when this letter was sold in 1937). E-mail from Kenneth Bowling, May 17, 2010.

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        Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales with sixty-five plates of nondescript animals, birds, lizards, serpents.

      J. Debrett, London 1790 - Quarto, with an engraved title page and 65 engraved plates; title page water -stained at one corner, some intermittent foxing and toning of the plates; overall a good copy in old full speckled calf, recently rebacked. The most substantial early work of Australian natural history. First edition: the foundation of natural history of the new colony, John White's {i Journal} is a travel and ornithological classic by a medical voyager. John White was chief surgeon of the First Fleet, and was particularly successful in that he overcame serious medical problems in appalling conditions both on the voyage out and when the settlement was founded. He was also a keen amateur naturalist and after arriving at Port Jackson found time to accompany Phillip on two journeys of exploration. On joining the First Fleet he had begun to keep a journal in which he made notes about birds in the new colony. It was this manuscript which formed the nucleus of his journal. The natural history content of the published account makes White's particularly noteworthy amongst the First Fleet journals. Many of the plates were drawn in England by leading natural history artists of the day, such as Sarah Stone, from original sketches done in the colony. White's journal also contains an interesting and valuable account of the voyage from London, with long, detailed accounts of the stops at Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town and of the colonial voyages to Norfolk Island. The book was an immediate success, with subscribers alone accounting for seven hundred copies. There has been much discussion over the years regarding detailed variations in the printing of the first edition of this work, but this copy is typical example of the standard configuration most often seen, with the earlier errors of the list of subscribers corrected, and the text describing the female wattled Wattled Bee-eater (for a full discussion see Ferguson, 97; Matthews, {i Birds of Australia}, {i Supplement}; and Wantrup, pp. 75-7). Interestingly, this front endpaper of this copy includes the ownership inscription of a surgeon named Richard Wright dated November 29th 1804; it is indeed curious to see a surgeon's account of the First Fleet owned by another member of the profession. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Raphael's Copper Engraved Plates (Engraving) of Vatican] Quarta Ed Ultima Parte Delle Logge Di Raffaele Nel Vaticano Che Contiene I Fatti Piu Celebri Della Sacra Bibbia Dipinti Nelle Volte Di Esse Logge in Cinquantadue Quadri In Roma L'anno MDCCXC

      Presso Pietro Paolo Montagani Negoziante Di Stampe, Roma [Roma] 1790 - Size: 15 inches x 11 3/8 inches (38cm x 29cm) This Raphael book of 50 plates is exceptionally rare and is not found in worldcat. Giving some of Raphael's paintings in the Vatican for the connesuir. I only found one reference to this book online in Italy where they were displaying this book saying that no other known copies had survived being broken up for the plates. All fifty plates of Raphael's work in good condition with tissue guards. There is some very light foxing yet still very desireable. Oblong folio bound in 19th century half red morocco leather with raised bands and gilt. Photos available upon request. Raphael or Raffaello (April 6, 1483 - April 6, 1520) was a master painter and architect of the Florentine school in the Italian High Renaissance, celebrated for the perfection and softness of his paintings. He was also called Raffaello Sanzio, Raffaello Santi, Raffaello da Urbino or Rafael Sanzio da Urbino. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht, "Vue de Mayence a Zahlbach".

      . Kupferstich v. Rücker n. Schneider, 1790, 21,5 x 30. Seltenes Blatt.

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        Die K. K. Haupt- und Residenzstadt Wien.

      Wien, Eder, [um 1790].. Kupferstich, in der Platte signiert "Ignaz Eder" mit gest. Legende im unteren Drittel des Blattes. Unter Glas gerahmt. 515:380 mm (Bildausschnitt).. Hübsche Vogelschauansicht von Wien, die eingestochene Legende identifiziert nicht weniger als 100 der abgebildeten Gebäude und Plätze. - Auf bläulich getöntem Papier gedruckt, im Oberrand minimal fleckig. Ansprechendes und seltenes Blatt - Slg. Eckl 813.

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        The Death of Captn. James Cook. 1791 'Christmas Piece' Broadside dedicated to Lefferts Hagewought by his grandson Samuel Lefferts, early Dutch residents of New York.

      J. Farrell, No. 7 Paternoster Row, Cheapside, ca 1790, London: - An unrecorded 'Christmas Piece' broadside or children's exercise sheet, with manuscript verse at the center, signed by a young American, "Samuel Lefferts Scripsit", dedicated to his "much respected Grandfather Lefferts Hagewought (sic)", and dated December 24th, 1791. Christmas broadsides were published and printed in London by John Farrell during the reign of George III, with contemporary and historical engravings around the perimeter, a large central engraving at the top, and blank space at the center for the scholar to write some lines of verse to the recipient. These Christmas Pieces were also for the student to show off his penmanship, and possibly win a school prize; they were referred to as "scripsits". In this case the student is an [American] young man, Samuel Lefferts. He has written 12 lines of verse having to do with the birth of Jesus and he dedicates the Christmas piece to his grandfather. [See Journal of the British Archeological Assoc, Vol 29, 1873; from p 73, article "The Christmas Piece" by Mr. H. Syer Cuming.]The Lefferts family were prominent early Dutch settlers, some of the earliest in Brooklyn, whose roots go back to Dutch colonist Pieter Janse Hagewout, who arrived in 1660, and settled in the farming village of Vlacke Bos, or Flatbush. The original Lefferts Homestead was destroyed in the American Revolution by American soldiers to prevent its use by invading British soldiers. Samuel Lefferts is possibly born Long Island 1779, died 1838 age 65. "Grandfather" Leffert Hagewout is possibly the father of Marytie Hagewout b. 1733 in Jamaica, Queens, NY (mother of the same name). We have been unable to establish the familial relationship, but further research in Lefferts-Haghwout Family by Lefferd M.A. Hautwout or Genealogy of the Lefferts Family by Teunis G. Bergan should establish the connection. The engravings used to decorate the sheet are derivative views, based on engravings used for something akin to Alexander Hogg's views in Bankes Geography. At the head is the view of "The Death of Capt. James Cook" . This is flanked by columns on the left and right with three engravings each, on the left "A Man of the Sandwich Islands"; "A Man of the Sandwich Islands Dancing"; and "A Man of Mangea". On the right are: "A Woman of the Sandwich Islands"; "A Young Woman of Otaheite Dancing"; and "A Woman of Eaoo". At the foot is the scene of hunters shooting at seals, with an oval rule delineating the blank in which the scholar has recorded his name and the date. Below this: "Printed & Published by J. Farrell Printer, No. 7 Paternoster Row, Cheapside." The broadside was not located in Trove, the State Library of New South Wales, OCLC, the British Library or Beddie. With contemporary folds. 15 X 18 1/2". The image of Cook's death measures 7 1/4 x 3 1/2". A long tear up the center & some water marks expertly repaired, but visible, backed on acid free tissue. A rare intersection between the legend of Captain Cook and Colonial New York. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Icones Pictae Plantarum Rariorum, descriptionibus et observationibus illustratae . Coloured Figures of Rare Plants, illustrated with Descriptions and Observations.

      - London 1790-(1793). 3 parts. Folio. With 18 handcoloured engraved plates by James Sowerby. Contemporary half calf, a little rubbed and some repairs. Hunt 715; Nissen BBI, 1859. No title-page has been published. The dedication, preface, and descriptive letterpress to each plate are in Latin and English. The beautifully executed plates are James Sowerby's most accomplished work. One plate with repair.Species illustrated and described include three from the Cape, two from Mauritius, and several from Jamaica.

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        ESPAÑA Y PORTUGAL (1790). / Neueste Generalkarten von Portugal und Spanien / Nach den astronomischen Beobachtungen und K

      Viena 1790 - Mapa de España y Portugal, incluye el norte de África y las Islas Baleares. Excelente estado. Papel grueso y de gran calidad. Mapa en 6 hojas : grabado. 1360 mm x 1520 mm en hojas de 730 mm x 520 mm.

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        De l'État de la France, présent et à venir.

      A Londres, de l'imprimerie de T. Spilsbury & fils, octobre-1790, - in-8, XVI-440-VIII-(4) pp., demi-vélin ivoire dos à nerfs, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Second tirage. L'ouvrage est construit selon le plan suivant : 1° Les Finances. 2° Les Décrets constitutionnels. Partant des cahiers des Etats-Généraux, Calonne tente de démontrer l'éloignement par rapport aux projets initiaux et la dérive révolutionnaire dans tous les domaines : constitutionnels, religieux, sur le droit de faire la guerre et la paix, sur la liberté, sur la propriété, sur la justice. Calonne se livre ainsi à un raisonnement négatif, analysant point par point les défauts de l'action révolutionnaire, s'en prenant au passage aux émules de la Démocratie royale. Il définit enfin les principes de l'action contre-révolutionnaire (p. 408 et s.). Les Réflexions de Burke, publiées peu après -les deux hommes se fréquentaient- allaient dans le même sens. Très intétessant exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque de Dampmartin (ex-libris). Anne-Henri de Dampmartin émigra apès le 10 août. Il a laissé deux témoignages de premier ordre, le premier sur les débuts de la Révolution à Paris, le second sur son émigration. Monglond, I, 763. Martin et Walter, I, 5820.

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        Opera omnia.

      sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells 1790-4, Londini - 4 volumes, 8vo, stipple-engraved frontis portrait in vol. I, engraved vignette arms of the editor, Henry Homer, on the title-pp.; slightly later full red straight-grain morocco, gilt supralibros of Homer on all covers, and enclosed by double gilt rule, gilt-paneled spines with green morocco labels (faded, and at one time retouched); a very good set. of an "elegant and a correct edition, with an elaborate index" (DNB). A pencil note on the flyleaf states that this was Homer's own set, but in the absence of other evidence we make no attribution. The works of Tacitus were not published in their entirety until the 1515 Rome edition, and all editions afterwards stem from this, although its editor, Beroaldi, apparently deviated "from the true ancient reading" (Dibdin]. "A very beautiful and correct edition, forming a conspicuous figure in the list of classics published by the . . . excellent scholar, the late Mr. Homer: it exhibits the pure text of the author, and is accompanied with a copious and valuable index. Some copies are struck off on large paper, and bring a considerable price" (Dibdin II, 458). This copy with the bookplate of John Sparrow. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complettes.

      De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, chez la veuve Duchesne et fils 1790 - - De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, chez la veuve Duchesne et fils, A Paris 1790, 6 tomes en 6 Vol. in 8 (12,5x20cm), (4) xxxvj, 406pp. et (4) 556pp. (1) et (4) 514pp. (1) et (4) 456pp. (4) 472pp. et (4) 350pp. (2), relié. - La plus belle et la plus complète des éditions de Regnard, quand elle contient bien les cinquième et sixième volumes, tirés à petit nombre (ainsi que l'indique Cohen), et que l'on trouve rarement joints aux quatre premiers.Elle est illustrée d'un portrait de l'auteur par Rigaud gravé par Tardieu et de 11 belles figures de Moreau et Marillier, gravées par Delignon, Duponchel, etc. Les remarques et avertissements sont de Garnier. Pleine Basane racinée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 étoiles et de filets. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Manque en queue du tome 1 et en tête du tome 3. Mors du tome 2 fendus. Malgré les quelques défauts, assez bel ensemble. Le volume 1 est dédié aux récits de voyages, les volumes 2 à 4 au théâtre, et les volumes 5 et 6 au théâtre italien. Cette édition soignée, à la belle impression, aux gravures de qualité, rejoint les grandes réussites des éditions établies sur l'imprimerie de Monsieur (Racine, Corneille). (4) xxxvj, 406pp. et (4) 556pp. (1) et (4) 514pp. (1) et (4) 456pp. (4) 472pp. et (4) 350pp. (2) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fragmente über Friedrich den Grossen zur Geschichte seines Lebens, seiner Regierung und seines Charakters.

      Weidmann,, Leipzig, 1790 - 3 Bände. Leipzig, Weidmann, 1790. Gr.-8°. VIII, 324 S.; VI, 314 S.; IV, 372 S. Halblederbände der Zeit mit blindgeprägten Rückenschildern. Goedeke IV/I 483,17. - Borst 638. - Hayn-G. II, 453. - Erste Ausgabe. Vorzugsausgabe auf holländischem Papier in Grossoktav. - Vereinzelt leicht fleckig. Einbände beschabt, bestossen und Deckelbezüge fleckig. - In der Vorzugsausgabe selten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit blindgeprägten Rückenschildern. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Specimens of the early poets

      Printed for Edwards [printed by T. Rickaby]. 1790 - - Printed for Edwards [printed by T. Rickaby]., London, Printed for Edwards [printed by T. Rickaby] 1790, in 8 (12,5x19cm), (2) v (3) 323pp (1)., relié. - Edition originale. L'ouvrage fut édité pour Edward de Halifax. Il a été compilé et collecté par George Ellis. Plein Maroquin rouge à grains longs d'époque (reliure anglaise). Dos à nerfs à filets. Filets d'encadrements sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Un trou de ver à un mors. Bel exemplaire, très frais. L'ouvrage rassemble des oeuvres d'Henri VIII, de Marlow, de Shakespeare, de Drummond, de Dryden. (2) v (3) 323pp (1). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Herrn von Buffons Naturgeschichte der Vögel Aus dem Französischen übersetzt, mit Anmerkungen, Zusätzen und vielen Kupfern vermehrt durch Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini (später: Bernhard Christian Otto).

      Berlin, Joachim Pauli, 1772-1790. - 16 in 15 Bänden (von 35+2), 8° (19x12), Band 1: [6],XXXVI;276 S. (21 recte 20 Kupfer); Band 2: 255 S., (39 Kupfer); Band 3: X,256 S. (17 recte 18 Kupfer); Band 4: 280 S. (24 Kupfer); Band 5: 314 S. (40 Kupfer); Band 7: 362 S. (46 Kupfer); Band 8: 342,IV,18,III S., (47 Kupfer); Band 9: (VI),255 S. (34 Kupfer); Band 10: 282,VI S. (33 Kupfer); Band 11: VIII,342 S. (30 Kupfer); Band 12: 296,VI,II S. (48 Kupfer); Band 13: 245,IX S. (mit 42 Kupfern); Band 14: 296,(VIII) S. (56 Kupfer); Band 15: 276,(IV) S. (25 Kupfer); Band 16: 256,(VIII) S. (53 Kupfer); Band 17: 236,(IV) S. (23 Kupfer); einheitl OHldrbde d.Zt (HFrz) auf 5 Bünden mit geprägt RSchild, gelegentlich etwas bestossen, gepflegte Exemplare in kompletter Originalerhaltung, [Nissen, Illustrierte Vogelbücher; 159].-- die Französische Originalausgabe 'Histoire natuelle des oiseaux' des Compte de Buffon erschien 1770-86 in der Imprimerie Royale in 10 Bänden mit 1008 Kupfern.-- die vorliegende deutsche Ausgabe komplettierte sich erst 1809; es erschienen insgesamt 35 Bände + 2 Supplements mit 1683 Kupfern.-- hier vorliegend 16 Teile in 15 Bänden: 1/2 (Doppelband) (Adler/Falken), 3 (Eulen), 4 (Hühner), 5 (Hühner, Haslhuhn, Fasan, Pfau) 7 (Raben, Dohlen, Elstern, Heher, Raker, Paradiesvögel), 8 (Stare, Pirole, Drosseln, Ziemer), 9 (Amseln), 10 (Kernbeißer, Kreuzschnabel, Krummschnabel, Kardinal, Sperling, Fink, Kanarienvogel, Zeisig), 11 (Hänfling, Finken, Zeisig, Stiglitz), 12 (Tangara, Ortolan, Ammern), 13 (Gimpel), 14 (Fliegenschnäpper, Lerchen), 15 (Nachtigal, Grasmücken, Rotkelchen, Weißkehlchen), 16 (Weißschwänze, Bachstelzen, Feigenfresser, Zartschnäbel, Pitpit, Haubenkönig), 17 (Meisen).-- jeweils mit Titelillustration, teils Frontispiz und insgesamt 578 Kupfern.--

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche]
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        Little Bustard.

      [c1790]. - Watercolour and ink on paper, 26 cm by 18 cm, [unsigned], framed. Sarah Stone (1760-1844) was employed by Sir Ashton Lever to record the contents of his private museum. The museum consisted of animal specimens and ethnographic material brought back by British expeditions to Australia, the Americas, Africa and the far east in the last twenty years of the eighteenth century. She painted actively from about 1777 to 1806 which was the date of the dispersal of the Museum Leverianum. Sarah Smith (she married in 1789) was the most competent natural history illustrator of her day and provided illustrations for Shaw's Museum Leverianum, Latham's Synopsis of birds, Pennant's A view of Hindoostan and White's Journal to New South Wales. For an excellent account of her life and work see Jackson, Christine. E. Sarah Stone: natural curiosities from the new world. London: 1998. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Drop-head title:] A PARODY on Poll and my Partner Joe. A new Song ? [

      Oxford?, 1790?] - [Drop-head title:] A SONG not out of Season, by One of the New Interest. [Oxford?, 1790?]Slim folio (360 × 212 mm) and small 4to (205 × 197 mm) sheets respectively, pasted to each other; old paper guard along margin, dust-soiling at head, small chip to A Song (no loss).Neither found in ESTC. Although an early manuscript note at the head of each ballad states 'Relating to the Election in 1753', they appear in fact to refer to the Oxford by-election of 1790, when Arthur Annesley, a local country gentleman, contested the seat (one of the larger freeman boroughs) against George Ogilvie.

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        Riley's Historical Pocket Library .

      George Riley, London 1790 - Riley's Historical Pocket Library . the Whole Forming a New, Moral and Comprehensive system of Historical Information for the Amusement and Instruction of the Young Nobility Printed for G. Riley, 33 Ludgate St., London, 1790. 6 vols. 16mo. Engraved frontis. to each volume with folding world map in vol. vi. Numerous woodcut portraits throughout text. General and engraved title to each volume, except vol. vi (as issued?) which has no general title. Occ. minor spotting, contemp. full sheep cover; joints cracked, wear to severe wear to spines, covers of vol. 1 detached. Contained in modern box with red label. Rare complete set of 2nd edition. Volumes include Heathen Mythology, Ancient History, Grecian History, Roman History, History of England; and Geography (inc. reference to Australia). See Ferguson 89a for last volume. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Traité de la Peinture, par Léonard de Vinci. Nouvelle Édition, Augmentée de la Vie de l'Auteur.

      A Paris Chez Deterville. An IV 1790 - 8vo, pp. [iv], lix [lx blank], 334 blank, 33 numbered engraved plates (five folding), including frontispiece of Da Vinci, contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, morocco label; pp. 320 - 333 affected by damp, with the last leaf of the index holed (no loss) and very stained, and the blank rear free and paste-down end-papers severely affected. Da Vinci's Tratto della Pittura was first published in 1651, and the first English translation in 1721. It was translated into French by Ronald Fréart de Chambray in 1651, and a revised edition was published by Giffart in 1716, with a life of Da Vinci. This appears to be a reprint of the 1716 edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries [bound with] Four Letters on the Subject of Mr. Stockdale's Trial [etc.]

      Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc], London 1790 - Later 3/4 blue calf, somewhat rubbed, but a good, crisp copy Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St. Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries

      Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc], London 1790 - Contemporary calf backed boards, joints splitting; sound Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St. Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain Societies in London Relative to that Event [bound with]: A Letter from Mr. Burke, to a Member of the National Assembly; In Answer to some Objections to his Book on French Affairs

      London: Printed for J. Dodsley. 1790; 1791. First. First edition, first issue of the first work (with "M" in the date directly below "D" in "Dodsley); second edition of the second work. 356; 74pp. Contemporary tree calf, red morocco spine label gilt. Ownership signature of Sir William Forbes, 6th Baronet (and a significant Scottish banker) on the title page of the first work, margins slightly trimmed affecting no text, but cutting off the "s" in Forbes in the signature, chipping and modest loss at the joints, but a lovely and sound, very good or better copy. Todd 53a; PMM 241 (the first work). .

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