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        C. Plinii Caecilii secundi epistolarum libri X

      M. Ritchie & J. Sammells, London 1790 - Small 8vo, pp. [4], 484, [1]; sightly later full maroon staright grain morocco, gilt lettered direct on gilty-paneled spine, a.e.g.; extremities a little rubbed, else overall very good and sound. With a double fore-edge painting of Rhode Island interest, one a view of Providence from Narragansett Bay with 3 sailing ships in the harbor, and two beachcombers on the west shore, and the other a view of Newport Harbor from Breton's Cove, with 6 sailing ships, and what is now the Ida Lewis Yacht Club central. The image of the yacht club does not include the skeleton light tower which was added in 1927 so we assume these paintings were done prior to that time. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Descriptions and Sketches of some Remarkable Oaks, in the Park at Welbeck, in the county of Nottingham, a seat of His Grace the Duke of Portland. To which are added, observations on the age and durability of that tree. W

      G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards rubbed at edges. Joints cracking. Spotting to plates. Ink name to ffep. Book-plate of William Arthur, Sixth Duke of Portland to front paste-down. Extra plate with some tears due to it having been folded to fit the books dimensions First Edition Contemporary half calf gilt 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). 23pp. 10 engraved plates. One extra plate bound in at end.

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        Descriptio febris urticatæ, scarlatinæ, et purpuræ, data a Ferd. Saalmann Medicinae doctore. Unito a: Descriptio febrium malignarum in genere, et speciatim sic dictarum catarrhhalium malignarum simplicium, et exanthematicarum; item petechiarum verarum, deinde pestis, sive pestilentiae verae, denique rabiei caninae, data a Ferd. Saalmann .

      typis A. W. Aschendorf; Philippi Henrici Perrenon 1790-1791, Munster; Monasterii in Westphalia, - In 4° (21,5x17 cm); 118, (2 b.) pp. e 137, (1) pp. Legatura coeva in pieno cartoncino molle con titolo manoscritto da mano coeva al dorso. Esemplare con leggerissima brunitura omogenea dovuta alla qualità della carta tedesca nel primo volume e nel complesso in ottime condizioni di conservazione ancora a fogli chiusi. Due prime edizioni non comuni, tre soli esemplari censiti in ICCU della prima opera e due sole della seconda, del noto medico tedesco Ferdinand Saalmann (1732-1792) che visse e lavorò a Munster. Molto apprezzato dalla comunità locale fu medico e consigliere medico ufficiale del vescovado di Munste. Fu autore di diversi studi medici dedicati a diversi tipi di infiammazioni. La prima opera è dedicata alle "febris urticatae" come la scarlattina e la febbre rossa (probabilmente la Febbre emorragica o Dengue). La seconda opera è invece dedicata alle febbri maligne come la Peste, il Tifo e la Rabbia. Prime rare edizioni in ottime condizioni.

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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, fasts, festivals, games . to facilitate the study of mythology, history, poetry, painting, statuary, medals, &c

      printed by and for J. Bell, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, London 1790 - First edition, 2 volumes in 1, 4to, pp. [4], 407; [2], 399 [i.e. 329], [4]; 37 engraved plates; contemporary full calf, sometime rebacked, red morocco label on gilt-paneled spine; rubbed and worn, but sound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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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, fasts, festivals, games ... to facilitate the study of mythology, history, poetry, painting, statuary, medals, &c"

      London: "printed by and for J. Bell, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales", 1790. London: "printed by and for J. Bell, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales". 1790. "First edition, 2 volumes in 1, 4to, pp. [4], 407; [2], 399 [i.e. 329], [4]; 37 engraved plates; contemporary full calf, sometime rebacked, red morocco label on gilt-paneled spine; rubbed and worn, but sound."

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        A General History of Quadrupeds

      S. Hodgson, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1790. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary gilt ruled calf, rebacked with the original spine laid back down. Two bookplates, one to the pastedown and one to the free endpaper. Scattered slight foxing and age toning but generally quite clean - a very nice copy of one of Bewick's high spots. Wood engravings throughout. viii, 456. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044427. .

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        Squalus Centrina. Das Seeschwein. La Centrine." Hai, Seeschwein. Unter der Darstellung des Fisches in ganzer Länge ein Detail des Kopfes

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Schmidt nach Johann Friedrich A. Krüger aus Marcus Elieser Bloch "Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische" um 1790. 20.5x36.5 cm. - Nissen ZBI 415 -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Squalus Acanthias. Der Dornhaay. Le Requin. The Picked Dog." Hai, Dornhai. Unter der Darstellung des Fisches in seiner ganzen Länge, ein Detail von der Unterseite mit Kopf, Kiemen und Flossen

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Berger nach Johann Friedrich A. Krüger aus Marcus Elieser Bloch "Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische" um 1790. 22x40.5 cm. - Nissen ZBI 415 -

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        A New and Correct Map of Scotland or North Britain with all the Post and Military Roads, Divisions, &c

      Sayer London 1790 London: Sayer, 1790. unbound. Map, in two sheets. Copper plate engraving with original outline hand color. Each image measures 24.25" x 21.25". This large-scale wall map of Scotland depicts the country in intricate detail. Based on the work of Marcus Armstrong, this two-part map has a particular focus on military and post roads. Hand-colored lines divide and subdivide shires, mountains are depicted pictorially, and bodies of water such as lochs and firths are all labeled. At the upper right is a large inset of the "The Islands of Shetland or Zetland." The upper left corner contains a decorative title cartouche, and the map's lower left contains a key of "Distances of the Principal Stages on the Great Roads Leading from Edinburgh." The map is in very good condition with little edge wear. Minor offsetting throughout. Robert Sayer (1725-1794) was an important English publisher of maps, portraits, and nautical engravings. Partnering with John Bennett around the 1760s, the two published the works of well-known cartographers such as Kitchen, Jefferys, Belling, d'Anville and others. This beautiful, large-scale map is an impressive example of his work.

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        Charles Henri Comte D'Estaing]

      [Paris? ca. 1790?]. Color aquatint on paper, 42.5 x 31 cm.; impression: 33.5 x 25.7 cm. Impression without text. Cf. Thieme-Becker 12: 486. stock#NSPrint006.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        ANECDOTES, ANTIENT AND MODERN. WITH OBSERVATIONS

      Printed for John Stockdale London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1790. Hardcover. An 18th Century Collection of Well-Indexed Anecdotes, Owned by Wallis Simpson's Spurned Husband. 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). xvi, 470, xvi, 106, v, [1] pp., [8] leaves (ads). Pleasing early 20th century red three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, raised bands flanked by plain gilt rules, gilt titling, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With an amusing engraved frontispiece portrait of the author using bellows at a fireplace of imagination to generate anecdotes. Front pastedown with woodcut armorial bookplate of Ernest Aldrich Simpson (see below). Upper corners slightly bumped, title page and frontispiece mildly foxed, text with occasional marginal smudges, minor foxing, offsetting, or other trivial imperfections, but a fresh and generally excellent copy internally, in a pleasing binding that shows almost no wear. First printed in the previous year, these anecdotes by British historian and magistrate James Pettit Andrews (ca. 1737-97) are called by Britannica "an amusing collection of gossip," and our copy is distinguished by having belonged to a man at the center of some of the most scandalous gossip of the 20th century. The anecdotes here are drawn from Andrews' years of research in esoteric volumes, and are arranged into 68 alphabetically-ordered topics, among them "Conjugal Infidelity," "Good Old Times," and "Lazy Monks." The elaborate index is as amusing and revealing as the stories, with entries including "Ear, lost, does not ruffle a Spaniard's temper," "Drunkeness, where precisely lies the sin of it?" and the pithy "Jesuits, troublesome." Ernest Aldrich Simpson (1895-1958) was a graduate of Harvard, a naturalized British citizen, and a successful shipping executive, but he was chiefly known and is only remembered as the spurned husband of Wallis Warfield Simpson (1896-1986), the American for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne of England. In his obituary, the "New York Times" called him "the forgotten man" in the most publicized romance of the century, which culminated in his ex-wife's marrying her royal lover and becoming the Duchess of Windsor. One can easily imagine why someone in Simpson's position would be anxious to have a supply of anecdotes at the ready, in order to steer cocktail party conversation away from his own circumstances. Of some additional interest here is the long section of ads at the back for a large number of priced books available from the major London publisher John Stockdale.

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        ANECDOTES, ANTIENT AND MODERN. WITH OBSERVATIONS

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1790. Hardcover. An 18th Century Collection of Well-Indexed Anecdotes, Owned by Wallis Simpson's Spurned Husband. 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). xvi, 470, xvi, 106, v, [1] pp., [8] leaves (ads). Pleasing early 20th century red three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, raised bands flanked by plain gilt rules, gilt titling, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With an amusing engraved frontispiece portrait of the author using bellows at a fireplace of imagination to generate anecdotes. Front pastedown with woodcut armorial bookplate of Ernest Aldrich Simpson (see below). Upper corners slightly bumped, title page and frontispiece mildly foxed, text with occasional marginal smudges, minor foxing, offsetting, or other trivial imperfections, but a fresh and generally excellent copy internally, in a pleasing binding that shows almost no wear. First printed in the previous year, these anecdotes by British historian and magistrate James Pettit Andrews (ca. 1737-97) are called by Britannica "an amusing collection of gossip," and our copy is distinguished by having belonged to a man at the center of some of the most scandalous gossip of the 20th century. The anecdotes here are drawn from Andrews' years of research in esoteric volumes, and are arranged into 68 alphabetically-ordered topics, among them "Conjugal Infidelity," "Good Old Times," and "Lazy Monks." The elaborate index is as amusing and revealing as the stories, with entries including "Ear, lost, does not ruffle a Spaniard's temper," "Drunkeness, where precisely lies the sin of it?" and the pithy "Jesuits, troublesome." Ernest Aldrich Simpson (1895-1958) was a graduate of Harvard, a naturalized British citizen, and a successful shipping executive, but he was chiefly known and is only remembered as the spurned husband of Wallis Warfield Simpson (1896-1986), the American for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne of England. In his obituary, the "New York Times" called him "the forgotten man" in the most publicized romance of the century, which culminated in his ex-wife's marrying her royal lover and becoming the Duchess of Windsor. One can easily imagine why someone in Simpson's position would be anxious to have a supply of anecdotes at the ready, in order to steer cocktail party conversation away from his own circumstances. Of some additional interest here is the long section of ads at the back for a large number of priced books available from the major London publisher John Stockdale.

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        VOYAGES MADE IN THE YEARS 1788 AND 1789, FROM CHINA TO THE NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA

      London, printed at the Logographic Press; and sold by J. Walter, 1790.. To which are prefixed, an introductory narrative of a Voyage performed in 1786, from Bengal, in the ship Nootka; observations on the probable existence of a North West Passage; and some account of the trade between the North West Coast of America and China; and the latter country and Great Britain. FIRST EDITION 1790, 4to, approximately 295 x 240 mm, 11¾ x 9½ inches, frontispiece portrait by C. Bestland after W. Beechey, 10 maps and charts, 3 folding, 2 being large folding maps, 18 engraved plates, including the frontispiece, mostly aquatints, the 2 large folding maps and the Views of the Philipine were lacking and have now been supplied from a copy of the atlas of the first French edition, there is an extra duplicate portrait frontispiece also taken from the French edition, pages: viii, (12) - Subscribers and Contents, xcv - Introduction, (1) - errata, 372, (108) - Appendices, bound in full antique calf with small gilt armorial device of the Signet Library to centre, rebacked with raised bands and retaining original gilt lettered morocco label, recornered, new endpapers. Covers marked and scratched, slight wrinkling to original frontispiece at inner edge, original frontispiece and title page faintly browned at edges, faded inscription in inner margin of title page, very occasional foxing to text, 10 pages of the Appendix foxed all over, occasional small pale stain to margins, many margins slightly dusty, most plate margins foxed, 5 plates have foxing to image, text lightly offset on 1 plate, 2 plates faintly browned, slight offsetting to text opposite plates, 2 very small closed margin tears, repaired neatly, small piece missing from 1 lower margin corner, neatly repaired, not affecting text, tiny chip to 1 fore-edge, neatly repaired. Binding tight and firm. A good solid copy with some foxing. John Meares (1756-1809) was an English trader and sea-captain. He gives a "splendid account of the Indian Nations met with on the North West coast of America, their situation, villages, populations, manners, customs and languages, together with the intercourse and commerce had with them by the members of the expedition. ... Like his contemporary, Captain Peron, Meares was also engaged in the fur trade between British Columbia and China. His vessels were seized at Nootka Sound by the Spaniards, who claimed all that coast as Spanish. War nearly broke out between England and Spain over the question, and the latter had to give way." Lande, A Bibliography of Canadiana, No.1346; "This is one of the early and fundamental books on the Northwest coast of America in general and on Alaska in particular. In addition to his voyages from China to America in 1788 and 1789, which form the principal part of this work, Captain Meares describes his earlier voyage to the Northwest coast from Bengal, which took place in 1786 and 1787... This work, profusely illustrated and with many valuable historical documents appended to the main narrative, is of great importance in the study of early trading in furs originating on the Northwest coast". Lada-Mocarski, A Bibliography of Books on Alaska before 1868, page 172, No. 46; "Of special interest are 3 plates with Hawaiian subjects and 1 of the city of Macao"; Sabin 47260; Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration Volume I, page 698, No. M86; Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, page 195. See J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860 number 594 for a list of all the illustrations and a chapter on the Logographic Press. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Ilustracion y continuacion a la Curia Filipica,dividida en las mismas cinco partes.Tratase del modo de proceder en los juicios eclesiasticos y seculares,con lo que sobre ello hay hasta ahora dispuesto por Derecho,y resuelto por doctores antiguas y moderno

      Gerónimo Ortega, Madrid 1790 - piel época con pérdidas orlada en dorado, interior bien conservado, dos tejuelos 3 Volúmenes. . 1374 págs.

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        OBSERVATIONS MADE ON A TOUR FROM BENGAL TO PERSIA, In the Years 1786-7. With a Short Account of the Remains of the Celebrated Palace of Persepolis; And Other Interesting Events

      London: Printed for T. Cadell 1790. . 2nd Ed. viii + 351pp. + [i] publ. adverts. Contemporary ownership inscription to head of t.p., some light browning, nice copy in contemporary calf, gilt rule edged raised bands with gilt lettered title label to sl. rubbed spine with minor nick to tail of spine. ESTC T110204.& William Francklin (1763–1839), orientalist. ODNB ‘... A distinguished officer, Francklin also enjoyed considerable reputation as an oriental scholar. In 1786 he made a tour of Persia, in the course of which he lived at Shiraz for eight months as the close friend of a Persian family, and was thus able to write a fuller account of Persian customs than had before appeared. This was published as [the above] (Calcutta, 1788) and was translated into French in 1797 ...’ US$837

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        ADRESSE DE LA JEUNESSE DU CAP-FRANÇOIS, ISLE SAINT- DOMINGUE [caption title]

      [N.p., but possibly Cap Francais. 1790].. 7pp. Loose sheets, stitching perished. Minor soiling. Very good plus. Scarce and interesting pamphlet arguing against the emancipation of slaves in Saint Domingue. It is signed at the end, "les 4,000 J.G. du Cap, de la secte d'Emmanuel." Imprints from the Caribbean in the 18th century are all fairly scarce. Only four copies located in OCLC, all of them in European institutions.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        DECRET DE L'ASSEMBLÉE CI-DEVANT SÉANTE A SAINT-MARC, A L'OCCASION D'UN VOYAGE FAIT DANS CETTE VILLE, PAR MM. DESLIGNERIS & BRUNET, OFFICIERS AU REGIMENT DU PORT-AU- PRINCE.

      Port-au-Prince: Mozard, 1790. - 11pp. plus integral blanks. Minor foxing. Folded sheets, partially unopened and untrimmed. Very good plus. Pamphlet recording the steps to internal revolution on St. Domingue, comprising a report of two officers sent to hear the meetings of the Assembly of Saint Marc. The meetings minutes are recorded here, as is a commentary by Col. Antoine Mauduit, head of the bureaucratic opposition. Copies located at Columbia University, the John Carter Brown Library, and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. All 18th-century Caribbean imprints are rare.

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        DISCOURS DE M. AUVRAY, PRESIDENT, APRÈS LA LECTURE DES ARRÊTÉS DE LA MUNICIPALITÉ [caption title]

      [Cap Francais]: De l'Imprimerie de l'Assemblée Provinciale du Nord, [1790].. 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Very minor wear. Near fine. The author attempts to set forth the respective powers of the Provincial Assembly and the municipalities, in the context of refusing the assembly of Saint Marc's desire to separate their region from the others. He proposes a ban on communications between Cap Francais and the Assembly of Saint Marc. All imprints from the Caribbean in the 18th century are relatively scarce. Rare, with a copy located only at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

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        EXTRAIT DU REGISTRE DES DÉLIBÉRATIONS DE LA PAROISSE DU PORT-AU-PRINCE [caption title].

      Port-au-Prince: Mozard, 1790. - 8pp. Folded sheet, unopened. Fine. A rare pamphlet from revolutionary-era St. Domingue. Dated August 9, 1790, this pamphlet relates the deliberations against the conduct and decisions of the Assembly of Saint- Marc. It outlines grievances against the colonial policy of the Assembly (that is to say that the Assembly is "anti-national" or "separatist) in a lengthy list. The parish responds to the decisions of the Assembly of Saint-Marc and decides to send four members to France to explain the situation of the colony. All Caribbean printing from the 18th century is relatively scarce. One copy of this work located in OCLC, at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Rare.

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        ARRÊTÉ DU CONSEIL SUPÉRIEUR DE SAINT-DOMINGUE. EXTRAIT DES REGISTRES DU CONSEIL SUPÉRIEUR DE SAINT-DOMINGUE [caption title]

      Port-au-Prince: Bourdon, 1790.. 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Minor wear and soiling. Very good. Edict issued by the Council of Saint Domingue at Port-au- Prince but lacking the ratification of the King or the National Assembly. This is another piece in the conflict between the independence of the white planters of Saint Domingue and the will of France to keep control of her colony. While the French Revolution raged in Europe, the people of Saint Domingue struggled with their own notions of independence and revolution. Eighteenth-century Caribbean imprints are rare.

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        Autographed Letter Signed

      Royston, 1790. unbound. 1 page, 9 x 8 inches, Royston, January 15, 1790. Written to Daniel Adams, publisher of "The Society of Arts Monthly," an important publication that kept artists, architects, and scientists up-to-date on Government Commissions and private endowments, in part: "Enclosed I send you a draft for four guineas...my arrears of subscription up to Christmas last which you will have the goodness to place to my credit. Give me a line that this came to hand. I shall be glad from time to time to have the publication of the Society. If I was in town when they met...I would have had the pleasure in attending...being most sincerely in their thoughts". Usual folds, otherwise very good condition. Considered by many to be the most important British architect of the era encompassing the later half of the 18th century until his death in 1835. He is responsible for much of the layout of Regency London. Nash designed and laid out Regents Park and its Terraces (1813 - 1820), using radical designs that would heavily influence Olmstead in his creation of Central Park, New York City, 50 years later. In 1825 he redesigned Buckingham House and, with its new splendor, became known as Buckingham Palace.

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        ANECDOTES, ANTIENT AND MODERN. WITH OBSERVATIONS

      Printed for John Stockdale, London 1790 - An 18th Century Collection of Well-Indexed Anecdotes, Owned by Wallis Simpson's Spurned Husband. 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). xvi, 470, xvi, 106, v, [1] pp., [8] leaves (ads). Pleasing early 20th century red three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, raised bands flanked by plain gilt rules, gilt titling, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With an amusing engraved frontispiece portrait of the author using bellows at a fireplace of imagination to generate anecdotes. Front pastedown with woodcut armorial bookplate of Ernest Aldrich Simpson (see below). Upper corners slightly bumped, title page and frontispiece mildly foxed, text with occasional marginal smudges, minor foxing, offsetting, or other trivial imperfections, but a fresh and generally excellent copy internally, in a pleasing binding that shows almost no wear. First printed in the previous year, these anecdotes by British historian and magistrate James Pettit Andrews (ca. 1737-97) are called by Britannica "an amusing collection of gossip," and our copy is distinguished by having belonged to a man at the center of some of the most scandalous gossip of the 20th century. The anecdotes here are drawn from Andrews' years of research in esoteric volumes, and are arranged into 68 alphabetically-ordered topics, among them "Conjugal Infidelity," "Good Old Times," and "Lazy Monks." The elaborate index is as amusing and revealing as the stories, with entries including "Ear, lost, does not ruffle a Spaniard's temper," "Drunkeness, where precisely lies the sin of it?" and the pithy "Jesuits, troublesome." Ernest Aldrich Simpson (1895-1958) was a graduate of Harvard, a naturalized British citizen, and a successful shipping executive, but he was chiefly known and is only remembered as the spurned husband of Wallis Warfield Simpson (1896-1986), the American for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne of England. In his obituary, the "New York Times" called him "the forgotten man" in the most publicized romance of the century, which culminated in his ex-wife's marrying her royal lover and becoming the Duchess of Windsor. One can easily imagine why someone in Simpson's position would be anxious to have a supply of anecdotes at the ready, in order to steer cocktail party conversation away from his own circumstances. Of some additional interest here is the long section of ads at the back for a large number of priced books available from the major London publisher John Stockdale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        A Treatise on the Inoculation of Horses, for the Strangles; in which is clearly laid down, the manner and time of the operation; the Preparation Necessary Previous thereto; and the Mode of Treatment During the Continuance of the Disorder; the Whole Being the Result of long and repeated Experience. By Richard Ford, of Birmingham; who has Made the Complaints of Horses his Study for More than Fifty Years Past

      Birmingham: Printed by E. Piercy, in Bull Street, [1790]. First edition, xix, [1, blank], 23, [1, blank]pp., with list of subscribers, dedicated to the Duke of Montague and signed by Ford at the foot of dedication leaf, expertly bound in period style half calf, a nice copy. This rare work, by a veterinary practitioner of Birmingham, deals with inoculation of horses against strangles. Ford's view is that Strangles is caused by a specific poison, which is comparable to smallpox. "If the disease is analogous to smallpox, and the latter could be dealt with by inoculation, then why not strangles? This is our interpretation of Ford's position, and readily explains what otherwise appears to be a remarkable departure from the methods of his day. He tells us that he has inoculated horses from two days to seven years old, and always found that the younger the subject the more favourable the results.". (Smith, The Early History of Veterinary Literature). ESTC with 4 UK locations, none added by OCLC; Smith, vol. 2, pp.178-9; Huth p.57; Not in Dingley.

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        3 rare bound volumes of Massachusetts Magazine, 1790-1791 . 1790 (January- December), 1791 (July-December)

      Isaiah Thomas & Ebenezer T. Andrews 1790-1791, Boston - 3 volumes. Massachusetts Magazine, 1790 (January - December), 1791 (July - December). In early or original bindings. With engraved copperplates and printed music, and much on the early United States. Some wear (especially to joints, and the copperplate for October, 1790 is crudely backed) but generally very good. The magazine was published between 1789 and 1796 - no 18th Century American magazine had a longer life. Much in the way of original content. Rare on the market - last auction record was for a complete run at Sotheby’s in 1973 ($1300). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        3 rare bound volumes of Massachusetts Magazine, 1790-1791 . 1790 (January-December), 1791 (July-December)

      Boston: Isaiah Thomas & Ebenezer T. Andrews. 1790-1791. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volumes. Massachusetts Magazine, 1790 (January - December), 1791 (July - December). In early or original bindings. With engraved copperplates and printed music, and much on the early United States. Some wear (especially to joints, and the copperplate for October, 1790 is crudely backed) but generally very good. The magazine was published between 1789 and 1796 - no 18th Century American magazine had a longer life. Much in the way of original content. Rare on the market - last auction record was for a complete run at Sotheby’s in 1973 ($1300).

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        The Botanic Garden. A Poem in Two Parts. Part I containing The Economy of Vegetation. Part II. The Loves of The Plants. With Philosophical Notes

      G : in Good condition. Modern rebind with new endpapers. Scattered foxing and page browning. Some off-setting Second Edition Quarter leather cover 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). xii, 214pp, 126pp, 202pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispieces and 18 other engraved plates including 1 fold out. Bound in two volumes, non uniform: volume one: published 1791; volume II published 1790 (Second edition). With ten plates in each volume: Vol I frontispiece (Fuseli's Flora attired by the Elements); two Wedgewood cameos; Fuseli's Fertilization of Egypt engraved by Blake; Cypripedium (fold-out); Erythrina Corallodendron; four Portland vase plates; Section of the Earth; Vol II frontispiece (Flora at Play with Cupid); two plates depicting Linneus's 24 classes of plant; Meadia; Gloriosa Superba; Dionoea Muscipula; Amaryllis Formosissima; Vallisneria Spiralis; Hedysarum Gyrans; Apocynum Androsoemifolium; plus vignette of Cupid in volume two.

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        Viaggio negli Stati Uniti dell' America Settentrionale fatto negli anni 1785, 1786, e 1787

      Milano, Nella Stamperia di Giuseppe Marelli..., 1790. Two volumes: xii,403; vi, 402 p. [Signatures: *6, A-2A8, 2B1; pi4 (-pi4), A-2A8, 2B1 (-2B10)], 5 folding maps, 9 plates (3 folding), 3 folding tables; 22 cm. Title continues: Con alcune osservazioni sui vegetabili pi utili di quel paese. The three tables (the national debt for 1787; a distance table; a table for conversion of money) are numbered separately and bound in at end of vol. 2. Plates engraved by Benedetto Bordiga. The Count Luigi Castiglioni was a Milanese botanist who visiited the young republic because, he wrote, the recent events in the United States may turn out to be some of the most significant in history. I published translations of chapters on Rhode Island and New Hampshire/ Vermont some years before Antonio Pace's excellent translation of the whole appeared. John Carter Brown Catalog, 1493-1800, III: 3356; Sabin 11413; Clark, T. D., Old South II: 84. Fine in original publisher's wrappers; gift quality. Stock#OB496.

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        Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World (The First performed in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771; The Second in 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775; The Third and Last in 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780; For Making Discoveries in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, By Order of His Present Majesty...) 1790 FIRST THUS EDITION W/ FOLD-OUT ENGRAVING OF COOK'S DEATH!

      Newcastle: M. Brown, 1790. 1st Thus. Leather Bound Leather Bound. Very Good. (Travel & Exploration) COOK, Captain James; FURNEAUX, Captain. Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World (The First performed in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771; The Second in 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775; The Third and Last in 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780; For Making Discoveries in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, By Order of His Present Majesty...) Newcatle: M. Brown, 1790. Bound in Two Volumes. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 Inches. Contemporary leather binding with elaborate gold tooling to spines. All engravings, fold-out chart and fold-out map INTACT. Fold-out engraving of the death of Captain Cook has been laid-down on paper to prevent deterioration. Slight toning and PO name to ffep. Sight wear, repair and chipping to leather boards. Overall, a clean and highly collectible set.

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        Cahier de Six Differentes Vues de la Solitude Romantique D'Arlesheim Dans L'Eveche de Basle, a une lieue de la Ville de Basle Dessinees D'Apres Nature Par G. F. Gmelin, et Publiees Par Chretien de Mechel

      Basle, 1790. Paper pasted onto boards, with marbled paper predominating, and a leather title on front board. Very Good Plus. Oblong, 20 by 26.5 cm. Six hand-colored plates of views, including of grottos (and the monument to Gessner within one), of the Maison de l'Hermite, and the Temple of Proserpine. The coloring greatly enriches the beauty and detailing of the scenes depicted. The plates are all watermarked 1786. While the title refers to the Eveche de Basle, the watermark indicates "Bale", which is in fact inaccurate. Scarce. Only five copies located on OCLC, and these copies were issued later -- in 1792 -- and with no indication that their plates were hand-colored, as the case with this copy. The hand-coloring of this copy appears contemporary, or near contemporary. Light wear to cover. Gmelin mispelled "Gmelen" on cover label. Some light marginal soiling, and one spot touching on a plate.

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        REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATIVE TO A PROVISION FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE PUBLIC CREDIT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN CONFORMITY TO A RESOLUTION OF THE TWENTY-FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1789. PRESENTED TO THE HOUSE ON THURSDAY THE 14TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1790

      New York: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1790.. 51pp. Pages 27-30 and 51 provided in expert facsimile. Folio. Antique- style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Very good. Alexander Hamilton's public credit report, his first major report as the first secretary of the Treasury, and one of the greatest American state papers. This document laid the ground work for Hamilton's campaign to restore the credit of the United States and define the role of the federal government in the new Union. It was also the catalyst for the creation of opposing political parties in the bitter debate which ensued over Hamilton's proposals. Much of our present political and governmental system springs from this document. During the first session of the new Congress in September 1789, the House requested that Hamilton, as Secretary of the Treasury, prepare a plan for restructuring the web of state and national debt left by the Revolution. At the beginning of the second session of Congress, Hamilton sought to present his plan in a speech, but was denied the opportunity, setting a precedent for cabinet members not to appear before the full House of Congress. Instead, he was required to submit his plan in writing. Working with his usual alacrity, he quickly drafted this report, which was presented to the House in printed form on Jan. 14, 1790. According to Hamilton's biographer, Robert Hendrickson, "This first of Hamilton's great public reports...constituted the seven-point legislative program of President Washington's first administration. The seven points were: 1) the restoration of public credit, 2) a sound system of taxation, 3) a national bank, 4) a sound currency, 5) the promotion of commerce, 6) a liberal immigration policy, and 7) the encouragement of manufactures." Parts of this program were elaborated in subsequent Hamilton reports, but the kernels of them all, and particularly the first two, are in this first report. Partisan lines were quickly formed between those who applauded Hamilton's proposals and those who saw in them "deep, dark, and dreary chaos," as Fisher Ames put it. Hamilton intended to have the federal government absorb many of the state debts of the Revolution, as well as old Continental war loans and certificates given to soldiers. Foreign debts would be honored, and all would be consolidated into one national debt that would be funded, establishing public credit. Privately, Hamilton felt that the consolidated debt would be the glue which would hold the nation together. These plans stepped on a variety of state, sectional, and personal interests, and the storm of protest which arose, led by James Madison, soon mushroomed into open partisan politics; but in the end the essence of Hamilton's plan was adopted, and the fiscal basis of the federal government was laid. EVANS 22998. FORD 161. HENDRICKSON, HAMILTON II, pp.21-25.

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        VOYAGES DANS LES PARTIES INTERIEURES DE L’AMERIQUE, PENDANT LE COURS DE LA DERNIERE GUERRE ; PAR UN OFFICIER DE L’ARMEE ROYALE.

      PARIS (BRIAND) 1790 - ANBURY (THOMAS) : VOYAGES DANS LES PARTIES INTERIEURES DE L’AMERIQUE, PENDANT LE COURS DE LA DERNIERE GUERRE ; PAR UN OFFICIER DE L’ARMEE ROYALE. TRADUIT DE L’ANGLAIS. PARIS (BRIAND) 1790. 2 VOLS – IN-8° (20 X 13 CM), RELIE DEMI-BASANE EPOQUE – TITRE MANUSCRIT AU DOS. TITRE – 396 PP – 2 FF – 470 PP. THOMAS ANBURY SERVAIT DANS L’ARMEE ROYALE DURANT LES PREMIERES ANNEES DE LA GUERRE DE SECESSION. IL FUT FAIT PRISONNIER A SARATOGA PAR LES FORCES COLONIALES. CONTRE SA PAROLE DONNEE, IL FUT AUTORISE A VOYAGER DANS LES COLONIES. LES DEUX VOLUMES COMPRENANT 80 LETTRES UN « AMI » RELATE SES IMPRESSIONS DANS CE QUI ALLAIT ETRE LES ETATS-UNIS. EDITION FRANÇAISE PARUE UN AN APRES L’ANGLAISE. RARE (MANQUE LA CARTE DEPLIANTE). PAYPAL ACCEPTE UNIQUEMENT POUR L’ETRANGER, MERCI DE VOTRE COMPREHENSION. THOMAS ANBURY, SERVED IN THE ROYAL ARMY DUVERY THE EARLY YEARS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND WAS CAPTURED AND MADE PRISONER IN SARATOGA. THE 2 VOLUMES COMPRISING EIGHT LETTERS TO “A FRIEND” RECORD IMPRESSIONS. INTERESTING RECORDS OF AN OBJECTIV OBSERVER A MAP MISSING. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports Of Cases Adjudged In The Court Of King's Bench, From Easter

      1790. Lofft, Capel, Reporter. Reports Of Cases Adjudged In The Court Of King's Bench, From Easter Term 12 Geo. 3. To Michaelmas 14 Geo. 3 (Both Inclusive). With Some Select Cases in the Court of Chancery and of the Common Pleas, Which are Within the Same Period. To Which is Added, the Case of General Warrants, And a Collection of Maxims. Dublin: Printed by James Moore, 1790. [ii], [xxvi], 814 (star-paged), 10, 22, [60] pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Recent quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting to a few leaves. Early owner stamp (Rockingham County) and early signature (of C[harles] L[evi] Woodbury, the son of Levi Woodbury (1789-1851), governor, legislator, cabinet official, and U.S. Supreme Court justice) to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * First Dublin edition, from the first and only London edition of 1776--the sole editions of a very important collection of reports heard before Lord Mansfield from 1772 to 1774. It is notable on several accounts, foremost being its unique coverage of the full proceedings in the case Somerset v. Stewart (1772). This was the first major legal victory for the British abolitionist movement, in which Lord Hargrave argued successfully for the fundamental illegality of slavery under the laws of England. Lord Mansfield's concurring opinion owed much of its language to Hargrave. Also included here (retrospectively) is the case of Wilkes v. Wood (1763) in which John Wilkes won a precedent-setting suit against Robert Wood, the chief government agent involved in the illegal seizure of Wilkes's papers during Wilkes' prosecution for the publication of North Briton No. 45. Wallace, in an otherwise uncomplimentary review, concedes that Lofft's reports "embraced a portion of Lord Mansfield's judicial life not covered by any other reporter," and that Lofft was the only reporter to preserve a record of the Somerset case. Hargrave's argument in defense of Somerset was published separately in pamphlet form in 1772, but for the proceedings as a whole, Lofft's report remains the sole printed source. Appended to the reports is an original collection of 652 Latin maxims followed by

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        THE AMERICAN SAILOR: A TREATISE ON PRACTICAL SEAMANSHIP, WITH HINTS AND REMARKS RELATING THERETO. DESIGNED TO CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS MAKING NAVIGATION IN GENERAL MORE PERFECT, AND OF CONSEQUENCE, LESS DESTRUCTIVE TO HEALTH, LIVES AND PROPERTY

      Newport, R.I.: Printed by Peter Edes, [1790].. [7],96pp. Contemporary speckled wrappers, string-tied, without backstrip (as issued). Wrappers rubbed and lightly worn. Half title affixed to verso of front free endpaper, with endorsement text on the verso of the half title unaffected. Text evenly tanned, occasional foxing. Very good, in excellent original condition. In a half morocco box. The first American sailor's manual, and a very rare book. The text contains instructions on a wide variety of challenges that may face the sailor, from navigating through rough seas and treacherous waters to recovering drowned persons and making fresh water aboard ship. Other sections cover topics such as steering, calculating distance travelled, rigging, getting underway, questions of anchoring, and a no doubt useful section on "the difference between theory and practice of navigation" (i.e., the art of seamanship as opposed to that of navigation). As Wroth notes, the text is largely a distillation of an English book, William Hutchinson's A TREATISE ON PRACTICAL SEAMANSHIP, published in 1777. "In its day it must have been a valuable work of instruction" - Wroth. The verso of the half title contains endorsements of the work from several Rhode Island mariners. "First American work of its kind" - Howes. ESTC locates only three copies, at the Boston Public Library, the John Carter Brown Library, and The New York Public Library, and Rink adds a copy at the Brown University Library. We are able to locate only one other copy in the market since 1978. HOWES B927, "aa." EVANS 22377. SABIN 8944. ESTC W1474. ALDEN, RHODE ISLAND 1196. RINK 3845. ADAMS & WATERS 297. ELLIOTT, MARITIME HISTORY IN THE JCB 212. WROTH, SOME AMERICAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ART OF NAVIGATION, pp.36-38.

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        A.Metaxas beating the Turks near Lala."

      Philhellenic: Munich H. Kohler c1835. Tinted lithograph, with modern colour, of Andreas Metaxas at Lala, from Peter von Hess's Album of Greek Heroism, or the Deliverance of Greece / Griechenlands Befreiung ... in XXXIX Bildern.[ First edition.] within decorative borders incorporating captions in Greek, German, French & English. The borders are decorated with guns, swords and helmets with the Greek flag to the left; on the right a crucifix and other emblems of the Christian church; at the top Turkish weapons, laid down, with a fez ,and below, sails and naval instruments. Andreas Metaxas, was born in Kefalonia in 1790. With about 300 men, and with the allied troops from the Peloponnese he and his cousin Konstantinos Metaxas freed the village of Lala, in Ilia, on June 24, 1821. Image bright and clean; light spotting to blank borders. Peter( Heinrich Lambert} von Hess 1792-1871, was a German painter, known for historic paintings, especially of the Napoleonic Wars and the Greek War of Independence. In 1833, at Ludwig's request, he accompanied Otto of Greece to the newly formed Kingdom of Greece, where at Athens he gathered materials for pictures of the war of liberation. He stayed nine months in Greece, interviewing heroes and eyewitnesses of the 1821 revolution. His first- hand knowledge of the heroes gives power to his work. He drew 39 historical persons The sketches which he then made were placed, forty in number, in the Pinakothek, after being copied in wax on a large scale by Nilsen, in the northern arcades of the Hofgarten at Munich, [sadly now destroyed]. It should be noted that Hess was not present during the Revolution; the paintings are representations of reported events. many are of Greek victories, or of heroic deaths of the Greek leaders. Not in Blackmer ,Droulia or Contominas. Philhellenic Andreas Metaxas Lala

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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. 3 volume set

      G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some outer joint wear. Top one inch of fep removed of volumes I and II and missing in volume II. Illustrations bright and VG [First Edition] Leather cover 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 578pp + index. 210 sequentially numbered hand coloured tissue guarded plates by James Sowerby. Volume I published 1790; volume II 1792 and volume III 1793. The author was a Fellow of the Linnean Society, of the Royal College of Physicians and Physician to the Small-Pox and Inoculation Hospitals.

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        Unterricht in der Wundarzneykunst. Aus dem Italiänischen (von Karl Heinrich Spohr).

      8°. XVI, 600 S.; 2 n.n. Bl., VI, 570 S. Pappbände der Zeit mit 2 verschiedenfarbenen, goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. 2 Bände. Nicht bei Blake, Wellcome und Waller. - Hirsch IV, 353. - Giuseppe Nessi (1741-1821) aus Pavia wirkte in seiner Geburtsstadt als Professor der Chirurgie. Sein Hauptverdienst liegt in seinen Schriften zur Geburtshilfe. Er war aber auch einer der Ersten, der Naturheilmethoden "in das gehörige Licht zu setzen versuchte" (Hirsch). Der Übersetzer Karl Heinrich Spohr (1756-1840) war der Vater des Komponisten Ludwig Spohr. Er wirkte als Landphysikus im Harz und übersetzte zahlreiche Werke der Medizin. Der Übersetzer erwähnt im Vorwort, dass er die ersten drei Bände der Originalausgabe, die komplett in vier Bänden erschien, übersetzt hat. Die von ihm angekündigte Übersetzung des vierten Bandes ist jedoch nie erfolgt. - Einbandecken leicht bestossen. Band zwei im unteren Schnitt mit durchgehendem Wasserrand. - Selten.

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        Critik der reinen Vernuft.

      XLIV, 884 S. 8° Neuerer Halbleinenband. Warda 61; Adickes 46; Akad.-Ausg. III, 558 A³; PMM 226; Kants Hauptwerk und eines der bedeutensten philosophischen Werke überhaupt im wortgleichen Abdruck der 2. (maßgeblichen) Ausgabe, d.i. im erstem Druck der dritten Auflage. Die Seiten 454-489, wie in allen frühen Auflagen nicht paginiert. Zeitgenössischer Namenszug auf dem Vorsatz, anfangs etwas fleckig, insgesamt aber gut erhalten.

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        Analysis of the Game of Chess to Which is Added Several Parties, Played By the Author Blindfold Against Three Adversaries

      P. Elmsly, London 1790 - 8vo. 1790. 3rd edition ( 'new edition improved and greatly englarged'). 2 vols in 1. (223,183). Armorial bookplate. Light foxing to e.p.s and sporadic foxing to text. Minor damp staining affecting t.p. Old sellotape marks in gutter between paste-down and f.e.p. & A1/2. Small area of worm damage to final lf, rear end-paper and paste-down. Original full calf, upper board re-hinged. Lower hinge cracked. Wear to extremities and damage with minor loss to edges of label. Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ideas (suggested on the Spot) in a Late Hasty Tour Through Germany, France, and Italy.,

      London, Printed for the author and sold by Mr. Robson and Mr. Johnson 1790 - 442 pp. with many woodcut-illustrations in text, spine a bit rubbed / bumped and slightly creased, a very few pages slightly stained, else fine and clean, text in English, Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 560 ca. 12 x 20,5 cm, bound in contemporary half calf,

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