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        AN HISTORY OF THE EARTH, AND ANIMATED NATURE

      AN HISTORY OF THE EARTH, AND ANIMATED NATURE.  Oliver Goldsmith.  Lon:  F. Wingrave, 1791, new edition, 8 volumes. ***  A lovely natural history set identifying and describing various examples of the Earth's fauna from all the inhabited continents, with a few islands thrown in for good measure.  Volume 1 begins with a history of our planet.  The fauna are organized in descending order, starting of course with homo sapiens, then higher and lower mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, insects, fish, and some marine invertebrates.  With 104 copperplate engraved plates scattered through all the volumes.  Volume 8 also serves as the Index volume.  ***  Bound in brown full tree calf, the spines with gilt rule and a red label with gilt framing and lettering.  The cover edges have stamped gilt decoration.  The covers are clean with very light wear, the spines lightly sunned with some slight crackling.  A handsome set in about VG condition with good, square bindings, complete. ***  7 inches tall by 4.5 inches  Oversea orders will require additional shipping due to weight

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        [Hob. XVI:49]. Sonate pour Le Clavecin ou Piano-Forte... Oeuvre 66... f. 1.12.x

      Vienne: Artaria Comp [PN 352]. [August 31, 1791]. Oblong folio. Sewn. 1f. (title), 15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Watermark: "GFA" and three crescent moons. Accidental (flat) in red crayon to p. 9; fingering in pencil, Continental style, to outer movements (pp. 1-4 and 12). Title quite worn and soiled; spine frayed and reinforced with brown paper tape; small paper repairs to spine and lower edge of final leaf. Slightly soiled; minor staining to margins; small edge tears; corners creased; small hole to final leaf, verso with light vertical ink stain; signature of former owner in pencil to lower right corner of title. . First Edition. Rare. Hoboken, Haydn catalogue I, p. 774. Hoboken, collection catalogue 8, 1153. Not in Hirsch. RISM H and HH 3945 (nine copies, two of them in supplement; none in the U.S.). WorldCat (three copies, none in the U.S.). "It was for one of Haydn's closest friends and admirers, Maria Anna von Genzinger (1750-1793), the wife of Prince Esterházy's physician Dr. Peter von Genzinger, that the E-flat major Sonata Hob. XIV: 49 was conceived." Brown: Joseph Haydn's Keyboard Music Sources and Style, p. 43. "Its brilliant first movement has an unusually long coda and the ABA Adagio is richly expressive, with continual variations of the theme." James Webster and Georg Feder in Grove online "No lack of discussion exists for Hob. XVI: 49... as its first movement has fascinated such commentators as Mersmann, Schenker, and Cone; Abert even considered it Haydn's complete achievement of a Classic idiom. Its three-movement cycle is unified not only by key but also by meter and theme." Brown p. 43.

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        An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises [etc.]. The Fourth Edition. Two Volumes [complete] [bound with] Copies of Opinions Ascribed to Eminent Council . . . Addressed to the . . . Earl of Mansfield. A New Edition

      London: Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [imprint varies] [etc.], 1791-95. Contemporary calf, the spine ends of volume one a bit chipped, some marginal staining, else a superior set; with upwards of 14 cancels not noted in ESTC A valuable edition of a "classic [written by] one of the great real property lawyers of [the 18th] century", in Holdsworth's words, the first volume Fearne's last, and the second John Joseph Powell's first; with the rare 'Copies', two copies in ESTC

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        Fondatore della Società Reale di Assicurazione Generale e Mutua contro gli Incendi di Torino, fratello del compositore Jacques André - Pierre (Perpignan 1791 - Firenze 1861). Francese di origine, si trasferà in Piemonte con una grande esperienza in campo assicurativo, si deve a lui la prima organizzazione della Società di cui fu fondatore e primo Direttore. La ?½Reale Mutua Assicurazioni??, venne istituita a Torino il 31 dicembre 1828. Nacque dal desiderio del sovrano, Re Carlo Felice, di tutelare i suoi Stati - Savoia, Piemonte, Liguria e Nizza - minacciati di continuo da incendi. Decise cosà di dotare il Paese di una novità: un ente assicurativo, allora ancora quasi ignoto nella penisola italiana. Henry non mirava ad una compagnia ?½anonima??, a base capitalistica; bensà a una ?½Mutua??, una società dove tutti gli assicurati sono soci, dove tutte le loro quote confluiscono in un fondo comune di riserva, dal quale si attingono le risorse per pagare i sinistri. La Società mutò spesso sede, dal primo alloggio preso in affitto nel palazzo Graneri di via Bogino, al modernissimo palazzo di via Corte d'Appello.A. Importante documento manoscritto della Società Reale d'Assicurazione generale e mutuale contro gli incendi, con firma autografa di Giuseppe Giulio Henry. Si tratta del Rapporto del Direttore Generale al Consiglio Generale della Società sulla resa dei conti dell'esercizio per l'anno 1845 come da bella intestazione sul frontespizio. Il Direttore Giuseppe Henry fa un dettagliato resoconto delle entrate e delle uscite della società e conclude con la stima della situazione "approssimativa" per l'anno 1846. Documento datato Torino, 28 dicembre 1846. 9 pp. in 4?? rilegate, in francese. Timbro della Società di Assicurazione contro gli incendi.B. Documento notarile manoscritto datato al 7 dicembre 1855, rogato dal Notaio Zerboglio di Torino. La copertina recita la seguente intestazione: Atto di testimoniali di procura speciale e generale ad hoc passata dal signor Giuseppe fu Francesco Henry in capo del signor notaio Francesco fu altro signor Francesco Bono nativi il primo di Perpignano e l'altro di Castellamonte, ambi residenti in Torino. All'interno dell'atto si legge "Giuseppe Henry fondatore e direttore della Regia Società d'Assicurazione mutua contro gli incendi desidera liquidare e realizzare amichevolmente se sia possibile ed in caso contrario anche giudizialmente qualche suo interesse in dipendenza di somme avanzate a suo fratello Giacomo Henry D'Arcis nato a Perpignano in Francia ora dimorante a Firenze e di altre pagate a suo scarico come da conto corrente, obbligazioni e memorie relative, né potendo a ciò accudirvi personalmente in virtù del presente atto nomina e costituisce in suo procuratore speciale e generale il qui accettante signor notaio Francesco Bono". 4 pp. in 4??. Unite cinque lettere autografe firmate (Torino, 1856 - 58) del Notaio Francesco Bono indirizzate a Henry D'Arcis concernenti la scrittura notarile precedente. Accluse anche due ricevute autografe firmate datate 1853 e 1856.C. Insieme di dieci lettere autografe firmate indirizzate al fratello, Jacques André - Pierre, stimato ed apprezzato compositore che visse e lavorò in Italia, inviate da Torino tra il 1844 ed il 1855. I due si scambiano informazioni di carattere personale ma anche finanziario; è infatti probabile che Giulio, viste le doti di abile assicuratore, si occupasse dell'amministrazione economica dei beni del fratello. Tre lettere sono su carta int. del "Direttore Generale della Società Reale di Assicurazione contro gli Incendi". Unito annuncio a stampa della scomparsa della sorella Maria Teresa Angelica, ecclesiastica morta a Moncalieri il 2 ottobre 1853 all'età di 46 anni. Indirizzato al fratello.

      

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        An Historical Report on Ramsgate Harbour

      London: The Second Edition 1791. London 1791. Hard back binding in half maroon leather with new end papers being replaced some time ago, russet pebble cloth covers gilt title and author lettering to the upper panel. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [viii] 86 printed pages of text with two 9'' x 13'' fold-out maps, the first being a Map of the Downs which shows Ramsgate in relation to the South and North Foreland's, the second fold-out map dated 1790 is a Plan of Ramsgate Harbour and the Principal Works thereof. Smeaton was born in England of Scottish ancestry. He began writing papers on instrument making and by 1753 was elected to the Royal Society. In 1755 he was selected to design a new lighthouse for the Eddystone Rocks, it included stone blocks with interlocking dovetails. He also developed a cement made of limestone and clay that could be set under water. Smeaton next went to work on water mills, his experiments led to a major paper written in 1759. He went on to build 43 mills, the most significant being the mill at the Carron Company Ironworks in 1769. He also invented a tidal pump at London Bridge for the supply of water to subscribers in 1767. Smeaton also made improvements to Edmund Halley's diving bell by adding an air pump to it, and it was this invention that was first used in the construction of Ramsgate Harbour in 1774. He died in 1792 at Austhorpe, Leeds, the place of his birth. His influence changed thinking of many of his peers to such a degree that the Institute of Civil Engineers, founded in 1771 and of which Smeaton was a founding member, was renamed the Smeatonian Society. Rubbing to the corners of the boards, the front hinge is exposed internally, however, the binding is firm and secure, some interesting pencil notes, along with some underlining, have been made to the margins. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        JUZGADOS MILITARES DE ESPAÑA Y SUS INDIAS

      - Juzgados militares de España y sus Indias.- Madrid, Imprenta de la viuda de D. Joaquin Ibarra, 1791-1798; 6 tomos en 8º mayor pasta época, 1º, anteportada- portada, LXXXVIII-480 pp. 2º, XII- 688 pp. 3º, XXVII- 394 pp. 4º, XXX-530 pp. 5º, Apendice a los quatro tomos de los Juzgados militares de España y sus Indias, XII- 1 h. 416 pp. 6º, Indice general alfabético de los quatro tomos y del primero de apendice de la obra de los juzgados militares de España y sus Indias, arreglado para la primera y segunda edición, 2 hh 427 pp. Todos los tomos con nombre de anterior propietario estampado en portada, gran exlibris en guarda. Palau: 57247

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        An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India; and the progress of trade with that country prior to the discovery of the passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an appendix, containing observations on the civil policy - the laws and judicial proceedings - the arts - the sciences - and religious institutions, of the Indians.

      London, A. Strahan & T. Cadell, Edinburgh, E. Balfour, 1791.4to. Contemporary calf (part of one hinge splitting but firmly holding).). With 2 large folding maps. XII,364,(12) pp.First edition; with the bookplate of the Bellingham Castle Library and the armorial bookplate of William Bellingham Bart. - William Robertson (1721-1793), the leading Scottish historian of his day, brought out this history of ancient India. He concludes with a wise hope that this account of 'the early and high civilization of India, and the wonderful progress of its inhabitants in elegant arts and useful science, may have some influence upon the behavior of Europeans towards that people' (DNB XVI, p.1314). Also dealing with the discovery of the sea route to India via the Cape of Good Hope. - A good clean copy with wide margins.SAB IV, p.57.

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        SUPPLEMENT TO THE QUEBEC GAZETTE. Num. 1331

      Quebec: Samuel Nielson, Feb. 3, 1791.. [with:] SUPPLEMENT...Num. 1333. [with:] SUPPLEMENT... Num. 1334. [with:] SUPPLEMENT...Num. 1335. Folio. Printed in double-column format in parallel English and French. Slightly ragged on left margin, else very good. This extraordinary series of supplements to the QUEBEC GAZETTE demonstrates the extent to which feeling for the French Revolution had permeated the French population of Canada, and the degree to which the British government was prepared to tolerate the expression of such Revolutionary sentiments. Most of the text of each issue (all of the first two and part of the third and fourth) is devoted to a long "Scheme of a Constitution," extracted from a late French publication entitled "Les Actes des Apotres." While recognizing monarchy as the necessary executive branch, the text calls for a balance of power between the courts, legislatures, and executive. A surprising and interesting series to find published in Canada at this time, in the same year that the Constitutional Act granted the first representative government to Canada. Not listed separately by Tremaine, nor are supplements recorded in the appendix devoted to the ...GAZETTE; however, she notes two runs which include "almost all" of the supplements.

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        LE SENS-COMMUN OUVRAGE ADDRESSE AUX AMERICAINS

      Paris. 1791.. iv,113pp. Contemporary blue wrappers. Some light chipping and staining to wrappers. Scattered foxing. Very good. The first Paris edition of COMMON SENSE..., translated into French by Antoine G. Griffet de Labaume. The earliest publication of COMMON SENSE... on the Continent, at least in separate form, was an anonymous French translation published at Rotterdam in 1777; this is the next edition in French, and the first published in France. The work was written by Paine in response to the Battle of Lexington in 1775, calling not merely for a revolt against taxation, but demanding independence. Its message was no doubt as inspiring to the revolutionaries of France as it had been in America. GIMBEL CS-64. SABIN 58217. HOWES P17.

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        Die Regierung Kaiser Josephs des Zweiten. Ein Lesebuch für Jedermann. Mit des Monarchen Portrait.

      Sommer, Leipzig 1791 - 408 Seiten mit einem Porträtfrontispiz in Kupfer " Joseph der Zweite, Kaiser der Deutschen " sowie 3 n.n. Blätter ( Pränumeranten-Verzeichnis, Inhaltsverzeichnis ), späterer Pappband, 8°. Inhalt u.a.: Abriß und kurzgefasste Geschichte des Hauses Österreich und Lothringen / Josephs des Zweiten Geburt und Erziehung / Vermählung und Annahme der römisch deutschen Königs- und Kaiserkrone / Kaiser Franzens I. Tod, Mitregentschaft Josephs / Reisen nach Ungarn, Italien, Schlesien, Böhmen, Frankreich, Rußland, Niederlande / Der Baierische Erbfolgekrieg / Tod Maria Theresia / Joseph tritt die Alleinregierung an / Joseph klärt seine Nation auf und gibt dem Geiste derselben Schwingen / Joseph sucht seine Staaten durch Erhebung des Handels, der Industrie und durch vergrößerte Bevölkerung noch mehr innere Stärke zu geben /.hebt die Klöster auf /. hebt die Leibeigenschaft auf /.gewährt den Juden Menschenrechte /.Toleranzedikte / Tauschprojekte und Fürstenbund / Reise nach der Krim / Feldzüge gegen die Türken / Gewaltsame Empörung in den Niederlanden / Josephs II. Krankheit / Abschied von der Armee / seine Regierungsart / sein Temperament, Gemütsart und Leidenschaft / Tod der Erzherzogin Elisabeth / Testament / Politische Lage des österreichischen Staats bei Josephs II. Ableben / Joseph II. als Mensch und Menschenfreund. Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Tintenfleck auf Vorderdeckel innen, durchgehend etwas stock- oder braunfleckig ( wenige Seiten auch stärker ), einige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen, insgesamt recht gut erhalten. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies in London relative to that event, in a letter intended to have been sent to a gentleman in Paris. The eighth edition.

      printed by William Porter, for J. Sheppard [et al.], Dublin 1791 - 8vo, pp. iv, 356; full contemporary calf, red morocco label; nice copy. "Though designated 'eighth edition' both this and the earlier Dublin issues are of 356 pages, and thus of a version deriving ultimately from some printing (a-e) before the third London edition" (Todd). See Printing and the Mind of Man, 239; Rothschild 522; Todd 53dd.

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        "Reflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies in London relative to that event, in a letter intended to have been sent to a gentleman in Paris The eighth edition "

      Dublin: "printed by William Porter, for J. Sheppard [et al.]". 1791. "8vo, pp. iv, 356; full contemporary calf, red morocco label; nice copy. ""Though designated 'eighth edition' both this and the earlier Dublin issues are of 356 pages, and thus of a version deriving ultimately from some printing (a-e) before the third London edition"" (Todd). See Printing and the Mind of Man, 239; Rothschild 522; Todd 53dd."

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        "Reflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies in London relative to that event, in a letter intended to have been sent to a gentleman in Paris. The eighth edition."

      Dublin: "printed by William Porter, for J. Sheppard [et al.]". 1791. "8vo, pp. iv, 356; full contemporary calf, red morocco label; nice copy. ""Though designated 'eighth edition' both this and the earlier Dublin issues are of 356 pages, and thus of a version deriving ultimately from some printing (a-e) before the third London edition"" (Todd). See Printing and the Mind of Man, 239; Rothschild 522; Todd 53dd."

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        Sammelband Französische Revolution. Enthält:

      1.) (Buri, Ernst Carl von:) Marie Antonie von Oesterreich. Königinn in Frankreich. 2.) Buri, Ernst Carl von: Die Stimme des Volkes. Oder Die Zerstörung der Bastille. 3.) Getreues Namensverzeichniß der in Mainz sich befindenden 454 Klubbisten mit Bemerkung derselben Charakter. 4.) Getreues Namensverzeichnis der in Mainz sich befindenden 454 Klubbisten mit Bemerkung derselben Charakter. 5.) Conrads, P.: Getreues Bild der Neufränkischen Philosophie samt ihren Folgen. 6.) (Heuberger, Johann Wilhelm): Marie Antoinette im Elysium. 7.) (Komploier, Albert): Der französische Freyheitsbaum, in einer Rede über das Evangelium vom Senfkörnlein ... in Botzen vorgetragen. 8.) Schauervolle Verurtheilung und Hinrichtung samt Testament Ludwigs XVI. König von Frankreich. 9.) Der Tod Ludwigs des XVI. Königs in Frankreich, und dessen letzter Wille. 10.) Trauervers auf die Enthauptung Ludewichs des Sechszehnten Königs der Franzosen. 11.) Koburgischer Ehren- und Siegesschall aus Braband. 12.) Leben, Prozeß, Leiden und Tod Ludwig XVI. König von Frankreich. 13.) Reichwein, Johann Adam: Die gedruckte Unschuld oder Der entlarvte Jakobiner in Klageliedern auf Ludwig XVI. ... 14.) Verhör über die gemordete Königinn vor dem Revolutionsgerichte. 15.) Sammlung verschiedener bei Gelegenheit des Königsmords Ludwigs XVI. herausgekommenen Blätter. Neuwied u.a. 1791-94.. Kl.-8°. Hld. d. Zt. m. Rückenschild u. Rvg. Einband beschabt. Kaiptale etwas beschädigt. Rücken oben m. kl. Fehlstelle. Ecken bestoßen. Rotschnitt. Vorsatz fleckig. Notiz a. V. Exlibris. Papier leicht gebräunt u. teils etwas fleckig. Zu 1: Neuwied, Gehra 1794. Frontispiz, 180 S., 2 Bl. VD 18, 1168609X. Zu 2: Neuwied, Gehra 1791. 174 S. Nicht im VD 18. Ähnlicher Titel "Buri: Die Bastille" VD 18, 11694793. Zu 3: (Frankfurt), im May 1793. 16 S. Vgl. VD 18, 14395347 Zu 4: (Frankfurt), Heumonat 1793. 16 S. Vgl. VD 18, 14395347. Zu 5: Aachen, Wieger 1793. 56 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 6: O.O. 1793. 8 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 7: Augsburg, März 1793. 32 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 8: O.O. 1793. 8 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 9: Frankfurt 1793. 4 Bll. VD 18, 14822725-008 Zu 10: O.O. 2 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 11: O.O. 1793. 4 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 12: Köln, Evergerts (1793). Frontispiz, 142 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 13: Frankfurt 1793. 46 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 14: O.O. u. o.J. 36 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 15: O.O. 1793. 4 Bll. Nicht im VD 18..

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        Inn Yard on Fire

      London: T. Malton, 1791. - "Who'er has travell'd life's dull round,Through all its various paths hath been,Must oft have wondered to have foundHis warmest welcome at an inn!"ROWLANDSON, Thomas. MALTON, James. Inn Yard on Fire. Drawn & Etchd. by T. Rowlandson. Aquatinta by T. Malton. [London, 1791]. A Magnificent hand-colored aquatint (image size 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches; 397 x 518 mm.).Etched by Rowlandson, aquatinted by Malton. Matted, framed and glazed.(Frame size: 29 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches; 747 x 630 mm.)."The ardent house-warming prepared for the passengers at the Inn Yard on Fire barely justifies the rapture of the rhymer. From the notice-board we find the Dover, Deal, Margate and Canterbury Coaches are advertised to set out from the caravansary in question. The strangers are rudely disturbed, while the flames are lapping the old building and serpentining their way round the inflammable wooden balconies, as the suddenly awakened inmates take to flight with such solitary articles as come first to hand. The entire population of the building has fled into the coach yard - men and women in various (and amusing) states of dress and undress abound - wild horses - piglets and their mama sow stampede - fire roars from the windows at upper left. A sufferer from gout is being conveyed in a wheel barrow out of the imminent danger of being roasted alive an antiquated husband is holding a ladder for the escape of his pretty wife; the curmudgeon is furious that the personal attractions of his better half should be thus displayed to the less privileged males around, who are assisting her delicate descent. The dangers of the fire are increased by the reckless impulse characteristic of similar casualties, in which blazing objects are hurled out of the window, spreading the flames to places which have hitherto escaped ignition. Mirrors and tablets, sheets and other objects, are sent flying from the upper galleries on to the heads of the scared travellers below " (Joseph Grego, Rowlandson the Caricaturist). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations In Three Volumes

      London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1791. Sixth edition. Leather bound. 499; 518; 465pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Original brown mottled leather boards. Rebacked in brown calf, with blind tooling, gilt stamping, and red gilt stamped leather spine labels. The fore and bottom edges of the text block have the publisher's yellow stain. With 16 pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear of volume III. Very good condition. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped, and the underlying boards are exposed at the corners of the covers. The front pastedowns have a previous owner's bookplate. Adam Smith, the prominent economist and philosopher of the Scottish Enlightenment, first published his magnum opus ('The Wealth of Nations') in 1776. Today, the work is still considered a fundamental and classic work of economics.

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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.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson 1791 - Two volumes, volume I first edition, volume II third edition, 4to, xii, 212, (1), 212-214, 126, (ii); (iv), ix, (i), 197, (1) pp, directions to the binder slip bound in at the end of volume I. Frontispieces and 18 plates. Some minor spotting, but a clean copy with the preliminaries and some other gatherings having been washed. Modern half green morocco, red labels, one mark to the upper cover of volume II, otherwise very good. A famous work by Charles Darwin's grandfather covering a wide range of scientific subjects and including lengthy appendices and notes on meteors, primary colours, frost, electricity, iron, coal, granite and winds amongst others. Five of the plates in the first part are engraved by William Blake. Bentley 450 A-B.

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        Gius. Niccola Nasini Pittore (Giuseppe Nicola Nasini). nato in Castel del Piano, terra della Toscana nel 1660., morto nel 1736.: Portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi. Number 191

      Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Guideppe Bardi, 1791. Color line engraving with contemporary hand coloring, engraved caption, original mounting on blue paper. 1 vols. Image 10-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches, framed. Rare 18th Century Color Engraving of Artist by Carlo Lasinio Carlo Lasinio (1759-1838), was one of the earliest Italian color-printers; his series of famous self-portraits of artists is a notable achievement, and images are very rare; only one copy of his book has survived (in the National Gallery, Washington, DC) and this is incomplete.A SPLENDID AND HISTORIC PORTRAIT.

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        Grundriss der Kayserl. Freien Reichs und Handelsstadt nebst dem auf Königl. Dänischen Gebiet daran liegenden Altona. Einen hochpreislichen Senat gehorsamst zugeeignet von F.A. von Lawrence, Lieutenant. ( Kupferstich durch Johann Friedrich Ludwig Maier )

      1791 - ( Erscheinungsjahr ermittelt nach Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog ) Der ursprünjglich vielfach gefaltete Kupferstich ist in 32 Segmenten auf Leinwand aufgezogen. Bildgröße: 62 x 95,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 86 x 117 cm ). Mit schöner Kartusche, Meilenzeiger ( Masseinheit hier *Hamburger Fuss* ) und Windrose. Der Plan zeigt auch den Festungsgürtel Hamburgs mit dem Schanzwerk, insbesondere dem der Sternschanze; sowie die Vorstädte Hamburgs zur damaligen Zeit mit dem Hafen und Teilen des Alten Landes nebst der Vier- und Marschlande. Der sehr detalreiche Kupferstich mit vielen topographischen Angaben. Maßstab ist ca. 1: 5700. ) Gestochen von Thomas Albrecht Pingeling laut KVK ). Der Kupferstich an den Rändern der einzelnen Segmente teils geringfügig beschädigt, insgesamt aber von guter, dekorativer Erhaltung. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe und Bruchgefahr kein Versand, hier nur Selbstabholung. - Standort RST ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed, one page folio, Windsor, June 29, 1791

      - Ellsworth writes to William Patterson, Governor of New Jersey. In part, "You will have the goodness to excuse my troubling you a moment in behalf of an Ensign Brissel of my vicinity who has served in the Reg't. & has an arrear of pay due to him. He has been once to Philadelphia to receive it & was there informed that it had been paid to a May Heart. Mrs. Heart is now in Connecticut & informs that the money is in the hands of Capt. Beaty at New Brunswick & has drawn an order on him as you will see to pay it. I pray you to let one of your clerks call on Capt. Beaty with the order & if the money is paid upon it to transmit the money to me or keep it till I can draw for it." Written and signed in his large hand "Oliver Ellsworth." Tape repairs across two horizontal margin folds, slight edge tears, Ellsworth's most significant contribution is considered to have been accomplished while serving in the United States Senate, representing Connecticut, by drafting the Judiciary Act of 1789. The court system established then has continued to the present with little change. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Royal Kalendar; or Complete and Correct Annual Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, for the Year 1791 ? [second title:] Rider's British Merlin for ? 1791

      London: J. Debrett, 1791. iv, [ii], 281, [1] pp. 8vo. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt in emblematic Rococco style, a.e.g., metal clasps, lacking connecting pieces. Fine Emblematic Rococco Binding

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        Gius. Niccola Nasini Pittore (Giuseppe Nicola Nasini). nato in Castel del Piano, terra della Toscana nel 1660., morto nel 1736.: Portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi. Number 191

      Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Guideppe Bardi, 1791-96 - Carlo Lasinio (1759-1838), was one of the earliest Italian color-printers; his series of famous self-portraits of artists is a notable achievement, and images are very rare; only one copy of his book has survived (in the National Gallery, Washington, DC) and this is incomplete. A SPLENDID AND HISTORIC PORTRAIT Image 10-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches, framed. Color line engraving with contemporary hand coloring, engraved caption, original mounting on blue paper. . Burch, Colour Printing and Colour Printers, pp. 64-65; Hind, Engraving, p. 310

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        The Book of Common Prayer ? with the Psalter or Psalms of David

      Paris: Printed by P.Didot, Sen. and sold by W. Edwards and Sons, Halifax, 1791. 12mo. Contemporary Etruscan calf by Edwards of Halifax, a.e.g, with contemporary fore-edge painting under gilt of river scene with church and buildings in background, in original green morocco concertina slipcase. Recased, with near invisible repairs to joints. Contemporary gift inscription, "Anne Bowler. The gift of her dear sister, Lady Armytage, 1794." In custom black cloth clamshell box. 12mo.

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL D ?in Two Volumes

      London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791. First edition, second state of S4r with corrected spelling of "give"; all cancels and misprints as per Pottle. Engraved portrait after Joshua Reynolds, 2 other engraved plates. 2 vols. 4to. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked, original backstrips preserved, spine gilt with contrasting labels. Cloth slipcase. First edition, second state of S4r with corrected spelling of "give"; all cancels and misprints as per Pottle. Engraved portrait after Joshua Reynolds, 2 other engraved plates. 2 vols. 4to. Fine Copy of the Life. Beautiful copy of the first edition of the most famous and enduring biography in the English language.

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        Life of Samuel Johnson

      UK: Henry Baldwin. London, Henry Baldwin, 1791. Hardback first editions and first impressions recently rebound in half calf leather. Library stamp to verso of title page of volume one, feint foxing throughout both volumes. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1791.

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        The Royal Kalendar; or Complete and Correct Annual Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, for the Year 1791 ? [second title:] Rider's British Merlin for ? 1791

      London: J. Debrett, 1791. iv, [ii], 281, [1] pp. 8vo. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt in emblematic Rococco style, a.e.g., metal clasps, lacking connecting pieces. iv, [ii], 281, [1] pp. 8vo. Fine Emblematic Rococco Binding.

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        Verscheide soorten Hollandse vaartuigen. 6e catern door G. Groenewegen.

      - (No pl.), 1791.Oblong 8vo. Later half cloth. 12 engraved plates. Ca. 13,5 x 15,5 cm. Second state. - Separately issued series of prints, included in the collection: Verzameling van vier en tachtig stuks Hollandsche schepen. Rotterdam, J. van den Brink, (1786-1801). The plates are numbered, have the letter F and letterpress. Nice collection of Dutch ships of all kinds engraved by the Dutch painter and engraver Gerrit Groenewegen (1754-1826). - A very attractive set.Cat. NHSM II, p.751; De Groot & Vorstman, Zeilschepen, 191-202. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Promenades ou Itineraire Des Jardins De Chantilly

      1791. MERIGOT, J. Promenades, ou Itinéraire des Jardins de Chantilly, orné d'un plan et de vingt Estampes qui représentent les principales vues, et gravées par Mérigot. [4], 60 pp. Illustrated with 20 full-page aquatints and 1 folding engraved plan of Chantilly. 8vo., 204 x 137 mm, bound in later French half morroco over contemporary boards. Paris: Desenne [et al.], 1791. |~||~||~| First Edition of Merigot's Promenades des Jardins de Chantilly, with twenty aquatints executed en mannier noire. These fine aquatint engravings are of very high quality and illustrate one of the most important projects ever attempted by André Le Nôtre. Berrall writes that: "Chantilly offered Le Nôtre his greatest problem. Because of the shape of the water surrounding the château his formula of a central axis in line with the dwelling and enclosed with trees could not be followed. Instead he designed a huge terrace with an impressive vista at one side of the château and gave it a monumental staircase that led down to the parterre. Because of the close proximity of a river and many natural springs there was no difficulty in obtaining water, which Le Nôtre made the central theme. With the rhythmic repetition of round basins and a channeled river crossing the gardens, the château is mirrored from all angles and seems to float on its surroundings. Woods were planned on either side of the parterre, and cascades, a pavilion, a menagerie, a hunting lodge, and a chapel were built in the park. Chantilly, one of Le Nôtre's earlier achievements, was also one of his finest; he himself always considered it one of his best" (The Garden: An Illustrated History p. 203). Slight soiling here and there, but overall a good copy of a scarce book. Berlin Katalog 3447. Cohen-De Ricci 439. Lewine 213. Rahir 443. De Ganay 130. Hunt 718. Prideaux, pp. 207-8 & 366.

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        'Der Tischler oder Schreiner'.

      . altkolorierter Kupferstich v. G. Vogel n. A. Gabler b. Johann Peter Voigt, 1791, 14 x 8. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Bible KJV - 1801 Inscribed by Lucy Livermont

      - The New Testament. Printed and Sold by Benjamin Gomez, Bookseller and Stationer. His family was originally from Madrid, where they had to practice their religion in secret. Gomez first appeared in NY directories in 1791. This is truly one of the rarest early printed Bibles in the United States, as many experts I have researched have concluded. Measures 7" x 4.75". A former owner, Lucy Livermore has signed the first EP as well as Solomon Livermore, who wrote his name on the Title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cross & Crown Rare Books]
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        Printed Act of Congress signed in type by George Washington and John Adams permitting the collection of taxes for vessels entering Baltimore harbor

      Attractive, Printed Act of Congress, Signed in type by George Washington as President and John Adams as Vice President, one page, 7½" x 11", February 9, 1791, Philadelphia, PA, titled "An Act declaring the Consent of Congress to a certain Act of the State of Maryland." In part: "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress be and is hereby granted and declared to the operation of an Act of the General Assembly of Maryland...intituled 'An act to empower the wardens of the ports of Baltimore to levy and collect the duty therein mentioned"...". According to state archives, the General Assembly of Maryland sought to collect a duty of up to two cents per ton for each vessel that entered the harbor at Baltimore. Overall light toning, trivial dampstains at the extreme lower margin, otherwise fine. Ideal for presentation or display.

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        An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India; and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope

      London: A. Strathan and T. Cadell, 1791. Quarto, with two large folding maps; expertly rebacked in polished calf with gilt lettered label, original marbled boards retained, an attractive copy. Ancient seafaring contact between India and the West? Carefully researched history of contact between Europe and India, by Scottish parson and historian William Robertson 1721-1793. With both sons deployed in India, and a score of knowledgeable friends including the geographer James Rennell and Robert Orme; Robertson carefully collated all extant sources from the ancient Near East and classical literature through to the sixteenth century. Rennell is famously remembered for his treatise on the geographical knowledge of Herodotus, and is credited as the inspiration for this book.Core sections provide curious insights into navigation and seafaring in the ancient world. Robertson writes 'in order to give an accurate idea of the imperfection both of the theory and practice of navigation among the ancients, and to explain with scientific precision, the manner in which they ascertained the position of places, and calculated their latitude and longitude... my ingenious and respectable colleague, Mr. Playfair, Professor of Mathematics, has supplied.' Playfair also constructed the two maps; the first is based on Ptolemy, while the second is modern (both span the vast distance from Arabia to Sumatra).

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        Éléments de cavalerie, ouvrage élémentaire, propre aux officiers généraux, adjudants généraux, chefs de corps, aides de camp, et commandants d escadron, pour mouvoir de grands corps de cavalerie. mode simple pour les mouvements nécessaires à une armée.

      - 1791. Paris. Firmin Didot. 14 x 8 cm. 80 p., 5 grabados plegados, por Geoffroy. Enc. en piel. Sobre maniobras de la Caballería. Incluye un listado de obras sobre táctica del mismo impresor. Raro, desconocido a la bibliografía. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Comédies. Le présomptueux , ou l'heureux imaginaire [Ensemble] Le convalescent de qualité, ou l'aristocrate [Ensemble] Le collatéral, ou l'amour et l'intérêt [Ensemble] L'intrigue épistolaire [Ensemble] Les précepteurs [Ensemble] Le Philinte de Molière [Ensemble] Isule et Orovèze.

      Certaines de ces pièces sont en éditions originales. Seule la dernière pièce est de Lemercier. L'ouvrage rassemble les meilleures pièces de l'auteur, notamment Le Philinte de Molière, pièce Révolutionnaire qui eut un succès considérable. Pleine Basane racinée d'époque. Dos lisse à fleurons et roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Roulette d'encadrement sur les plats. 2 coins émoussés. Un manque de cuir en haut du mors supérieur. Frottis aux mors, bordures. Fabre d'Églantine (1750-1794) fut un étrange personnage, tout d'abord comédien itinérant puis écrivain de comédies, il devint le secrétaire de Danton puis député à la Convention, pour finir guillotiné en 1794 (pour faux et usage de faux), au côté de Danton qu'il avait principalement contribué à faire exécuter. Arriviste convaincu et personnage d'une fatuité incroyable, tout lui était un moyen de faire de l'argent, qu'il dépensait plus qu'il ne gagnait. La Révolution fut pour lui un terrain d'activités inépuisables chez Prault, Barba, Cercle Social, Huet., chez Garrigan A Paris, à Avignon 1791-1803 fort in 8 (12,5x20,5cm) 133pp. (2) , 36pp. , (4) 111pp. (1bc) , 108pp. , (8) 133pp , (1bc) , (1f. bc) (4) 118pp. , (1f. bc) , (2) xiv, 20-112pp. relié

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        Geometrical and graphical essays, containing a description of the mathematical instruments used in geometry, civil and military surveying, levelling and perspective.

      printed for the author, by R. Hindmarsh, London 1791 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], xvi, 500; engraved frontispiece and 32 engraved folding plates; contemporary full tree calf, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1; joints wstarting, else very good. The last 15 pages of text consist of "A Catalogue of Mathematical and Philosophical Instruments, made and sold by George Adams," with several hundred items listed in various catagories (drawing instruments, military instruments, instruments for navigation, astronomical instruments, meteorological instruments, and so forth), each with a price affixed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elements of the Practice of Physic

      London - J. Johnson, 1791 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. George Fordyce's medical textbook, used by him for part of his course on the practice of physic. The sixth edition, corrected and enlarged. George Fordyce (18 November 1736 25 May 1802) was a distinguished Scottish physician, lecturer on medicine, and chemist, who was a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. With extensive copperplate notes to the margins of many pages and an ink signature to the half title. Condition: Expertly rebound in a quarter morocco binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright with extensive ink notes to many pages and an institutional ink stamp to title page. Overall:VERY GOOD.

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        La fille accouchee au milieu de l'Assemblee Nationale de France, Aventure singuliere, tiree de la chronique la plus veritable de Paris. - Accouchement de mademoiselle Theroigne de Mericourt.

      S.l.n.d. [ [Paris, circa debut 1791].. In-8, broche, couverture de papier marbre rigide de reemploi (rel. moderne), 8 p. Unique exemplaire de ce violent pamphlet contre Theroigne de Mericourt et l'Assemblee Nationale. "Amoureuse des douze cents deputes & de leur robuste constitution" apres une longue carriere de prostituee, Theroigne aurait enfante devant l'Assemblee un bebe monstrueux et hermaphrodite dont tous les deputes reclament la paternite. L'auteur passe nommement en revue les peres putatifs: Barnave, Talleyrand, le duc d'Aiguillon Mirabeau.. "Compose de l'ignorance et de l'interet", l'enfant metaphorique recoit les hommages des deputes qui "le conduisent dans l'antre des Jacobins, ou ils doivent, sous ses yeux, forger les foudres qui vont pulveriser les aristocrates, & retablir une parfaite egalite parmi les hommes" (p.8). Ce pamphlet ne figure a aucune bibliotheque ou bibliographie (manque a la BnF, CCFr, WorldCat, etc). Bon exemplaire, apparemment unique..

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        The history of France, from the earliest times, to the present important era : From the French of Velly, Villaret, Garnier, Mezeray, Daniel, and other eminent historians; with notes, critical and explanatory - [Complete in 4 volumes]

      London : Printed by C. Lowndes, Drury-Lane; and sold by W. Locke, Red-Lion Street, Holborn, 1791, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionProvenance; from the library of SSM Kelham with bookplate. Frontis of V. 1 torn with minor loss. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 4 v. : front. (v. 1) plates, ports., fold. map (front., v. 4) ; 28 cm. Note; John Gifford is the pseudonym used by John Richards Green. Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: 'Printed for C. Lowndes, and W. Locke. 1792'. Subjects; Duane, William, 1760-1835. France - History. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, N32806.

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        Icones stirpium rariorum descriptionibus illustratae

      London: William Bulmer, 1791. Broadsheet. (21 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches). [6], 20pp. 10 hand-coloured engravings by and after Salisbury, being watercolour and gouache over thin etched line. Extra-illustrated with a duplicate of plate nine. Modern half black morocco over green cloth covered boards, spine lettered in gilt An extraordinary rare botanical work of great beauty. Richard Anthony Salisbury, botanist and botanical artist, was born Richard Markham. He was left a legacy by Miss Anna Salisbury to aid his botanical studies, on the condition that he change his name to honor the memory of her late brother.After completing his studies at the University of Edinburgh, he resided at Chapel Allerton, Yorkshire, where he cultivated a large collection of plants. "Salisbury was an enthusiastic and accomplished botanist. He was a Fellow of the Royal and Linnean Societies and one of the Founders of the Horticultural Society of London" (Henrey).Dedicated to Banks, this privately-printed work was originally issued in two parts, each containing five hand coloured plates. According to the author's preface, he was assisted by James Sowerby. The plates are extraordinary, being watercolour and gouache over very thin etched line. That process, coupled with the absence of any text, plate numbers, captions, etc. on the plates, give them the impression of original watercolours. Indeed even the plate marks are barely visible to that end. The plants depicted, most flowering, include several North and South American varieties.The work is quite rare, with no other complete example appearing in the auction records for the last thirty-five years, with no copies in the famed botanical collection of Plesch or De Belder. Of the three copies examined by Stafleu and Cowan, two are incomplete.Johnston 607 (this copy); Nissen BBI 1719 (incorrecty calling for 20 plates); Stafleu-Cowan TL2 10.118; Henrey 1298.

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        La Constitution francaise, Presentee au Roi le 3 Septembre 1791, et acceptee par Sa Majeste le 14 du meme mois.

      Paris, De l'Imprimerie Nationale (Baudouin), 1791.. In-12, demi-veau de l'epoque, dos lisse orne d'une dentelle guillochee repetee en place des nerfs, filets dores en long, piece de titre rouge, (4), iv, 179 p. Edition originale in-12° publiee par Baudouin, jolie edition typographique en "exemplaire de luxe" imprime sur grand papier. Elle comporte une page de titre entierement gravee et, aux pages 115-116, les signatures fac-similes des redacteurs: Thouret, Vernier, Target, Mailly-Chateaurenaud, Darche, Le Chapelier, Pougeard, Couppe, Aubry, Chaillon, la signature du Roi ("Louis") avec son acceptation et de Baudouin avec son acheve d'imprimer (date du 30 septembre 1791). Elle s'ouvre, en preambule, sur la declaration des Droits de l'homme et du citoyen et s'acheve sur une importante "Table des objets contenus dans l'Acte Constitutionnel des Francais". Camus ('Lettres sur la profession d'avocat', 1805, n °825) signale que cette edition est celle qui comporte le texte "le plus exact" et que les fac-similes de signatures sont parfaitement conformes aux signatures originales. Des exemplaires de cette edition furent tires sur velin pour le Roi (cf. Van Praet. T. II, p. 90, n°133). (Monglond, II, 90). Gardes renouvelees. Joli exemplaire, frais, bien relie a l'epoque, imprime sur papier velin fort..

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        A tour through Italy, containing full directions for travelling in that interesting country: with ample catalogues of every thing that in curious in architecture, painting, sculpture, &c. some observations of the natural history, and very particular descriptions of the four principal cities, Rome, Florence, Naples, and Venice, with their environs.

      Kearsley,, London, 1791 - Cm. 23, pp. xxxix (1) 480 (8). Con una grande carta geografica a colori ripiegata f.t. stampata su carta forte. Legatura coeva in cart. rigido con titoli ms. al dorso. Piccole mancanze superficiali al dorso ed una striscietta di carta con note di possesso ms. rimossa al margine bianco del front. Esemplare peraltro genuino, in barbe ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, a carte candide. Relazione di un viaggio in Italia di due anni che l'autore iniziò nel 1778, accompagnato da alcuni suoi studenti e dalla famiglia. Seconda, rara edizione di un'opera che apparve in originale nel 1787 ma in forma anonima e senza la carta geografica. Cfr. Fiammetta Olschki (431); D'Ancona (98); Pine-Coffin 778/5 e Pritzel che elenca gli importanti lavori botanici del Martyn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRATTATO ELEMENTARE , OVVERO PRINCIPI DI FISICA. Fondati sulle nozioni più certe tanto antiche che moderne, e confermati dall'esperienza. Traduzione di G. Cioni.

      Per Jacopo Grazioli, Firenze 1791 - Opera completa in sette volumi. Cm.18x11,3. Pg.1692 complessive. Buone legature in mz.pergamena con piatti marmorizzati. Doppi tasselli con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Tagli bruniti. Opera adorna da 46 tavole tecniche incise in grande formato. Di particolare interesse il settimo volume, contenente la sezione "Sinonimia antica e moderna per odine alfabetico", con raffronto fra le voci chimiche del passato e del presente, ed un ampio ed esaustivo indice alfabetico. Eccellenti condizioni di conservazione. Si tratta della prima edizione italiana di una delle principali opere del naturalista francese Mathurin Jacques Brisson (Fontenay-le-Comte, 1723?1806), che fu anche celebre ornitologo. Allievo di Réaumur, tenne la cattedra di Fisica Sperimentale presso il Collegio di Navarra. Nel presente testo, pubblicato a Parigi nel 1781, fornisce esaustive spiegazioni in tema di ottica, metalli, moto, idrostatica, fluidi, magnetismo, meccanica statica, gas, elettricità, etc. 2050 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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