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        Neuer Raupenkalender oder Beschreibung aller bis jetzt bekannten europäischen Raupen nebst ihrer Verwandlung, wie folche alle Monate erscheinen. Nach Anleitung des Mader- und Kleemannischen Raupenkalenders mit neuen Beobachtungen herausgegeben

      Nürnberg, Kaspischen Buchhandlung, 1791. vi, 799 pp., one folded table, one folded engraved plate. 19th century half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title.* Edited by Christian Schwarz. The fine plate shows equipment for catching and preserving butterfly specimens. Included is a large folded table with the butterfly systematics folowing Linnaeus. Small chip to paper cover on front board, otherwise a very good unmarked copy. Rare. Horn-Schenkling, 19906.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        Catalogus van een fraaije verzameling schilderyen. Door vermaarde Nederlandsche meesters. Benevens een ongemeene uitmuntende capitaale collectie gecouleurde en ongecouleurde teekeningen, extra capitaale prent-konst, bestaande in gegraveerde en zwarte konst-prenten, en in de manier als teekeningen, waar onder de fraaiste en zeldzaamste in beide voorkomende, gevonden worden en veele proefdrukken, alles zindelyk geconditioneerd. Heerlyke gebonden en losse prentwerken. En een keurige en welgeconditioneerde verzameling boeken. Nagelaaten door wylen den konstbeminnaar den heere Jan van Dyk. Alle het welke verkogt zal worden door de makelaars Philippus van der Schley, Cornelis Ploos v. Amstel Jacob Cornelisz, Bernardus de Bosch jer., Bruno Tideman

      1791 - Amsterdam, by A. van der Kroe, (1791). 8:o. (8),188 pp. & 1 engraved plate. Sewn as issued. Wrappers soiled. Spine partly defective. Uncut copy printed on thick paper. First two leaves soiled. Inscribed on front wrapper. Jan van Dyk (ca 1690-1769) was an art expert but most of all an art restorer. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        De' diritti dell'uomo. Libri VI.

      - In Assisi, 1791, in-4, mezza pelle coeva ed angoli, fregi e scritte oro sul dorso, margini spruzzati rossi. Qualche forellino di tarlo al dorso. Fresco esemplare. Prima edizione. Bel ritratto inciso dal Bombelli in antiporta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        LAWS OF THE STATE OF NORTH-CAROLINA. PUBLISHED, ACCORDING TO ACT OF ASSEMBLY, BY JAMES IREDELL, NOW ONE OF THE ASSOCIATE JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.

      Edenton, N.C.: Printed by Hodge & Wills, . 1791 - iv,[2],712,xxi pp. plus 3pp. subscribers list. Folio. Contemporary tooled sheep, raised bands, gilt morocco label. Boards a bit rubbed and scuffed, worn at edges and corners. Chipped at head of spine. Internally clean and fresh. A very good copy. The celebrated "Iredell edition" of the laws of the state of North Carolina was compiled and revised by the noted jurist, James Iredell, who was named a justice of the Supreme Court before he turned forty. Iredell collected in chronological order all the laws then in force in the state, dating back to the early 18th century, and also provided an extensive subject index. A crucial collection of the laws of North Carolina. McMURTRIE (NORTH CAROLINA) 170. EVANS 23641. SABIN 55637.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Dictionnaire raisonné universel d'Histoire Naturelle. 15 vols.

      - . contenant L'Histoire des Animaux, des Végétaux et des Minéraux,et celle des Corps Célestes,des Météores,et des autres principes Phénomènes de la Nature; avec l'Histoire des Trois Règnes et le détail des usages de leurs productions, et une Table concordante des Noms Latins. A Lyon en 1791. 15 volumes in-8 en demi-reliure à coins d'époque, Dos lisse très orné. Frontispice gravé dans le Tome I. TBE.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Laurencier]
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        Narcissus jonquilla

      - 13 x 9 inches. Dark brown body colour on prepared paper. Inscribed "N.2.Stück" and "am 9ten Aprill 1791--nach der Natur ge[zeichnet?] von JEW," ink collector's stamp "Linel-Smlg. No." followed by pencilled number "1046" (all on verso). Provenance: Linel (ink collector's stamp on verso). A high quality image that clearly is drawn from life, as the inscription claims. The artist's use of a dark prepared ground recalls the work of Barbara Regina Dietsch and her family. A search of Nissen's index of artists reveals one possible name: the Swiss artist Johann Emmanuel Wyss (1782-1837). However, the maturity and assurance shown in the present drawing would seem to rule him out: he could have been no older than nine in April 1791.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Ausführliche Geographische Vorstellung der Gegend um London

      Nürnberg 1791. karte zeigt die Gegend um London mit einer Gesammtansicht, koloriert, Kupferstich, 52 x 57. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer & Sapunaru KG]
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        The English Art of Cookery, According To The Present Practice; Being A Complete Guide to all Housekeepers, On A Plan Entirely New: Consisting of Thirty-Eight Chapters

      London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1791. Second edition. leather_bound. Full contemporary calf, spine segments decorated in gilt, red leather spine label, edges speckled. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 656 pages. 20 x 13 cm. Twelve engraved plates: bills of fare for each month. One of the foremost cookbooks of the Regency era. Briggs, a cook at the Globe and White Hart Taverns and The Temple Coffee-House claims to offer "Directions and Receipts more intelligible than in most Books of the Kind" -- chapters on Marketing, Trussing, Boiling, Roasting, Frying, Directions for Seafaring Men, Drying and Candying, Salting and Sousing, Wines et al. CAGLE 579. Blank head of A3 excised not affecting text, corners worn, joints cracked but firm, internally a clean copy overall. Lacks free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        A Collection of Plays Performed at the Theatre Royal, Durury Lane, Covent Garden Between 1791 and 1799

      d 1799 1791 - A collection of uniformly boundtheatrical works all written as they were performed at the Theatre Royal on Drury Lane, Covent Garden. Regulated from the prompt books by permission of the managers, boasting a range of genres such as comedies, tragedies and comic opera's. Performed over the 1790's, many of the performances would have been performed in the larger 'new' Drury Lane. The theatre was in need of updating by the end of the 18th century, and was demolished in 1791. The third theatre was designed by Henry Holland and opened on 12 March 1794. Plays such as The Recruiting Officer by George Farquhar and Theodosius, or The Force of Love by Nathaniel Lee would have been performed at the temporary King's Theatre, in the Haymarket. Featuring a frontispiece and engraved title page to each play. Frequent playwrights include Beaumount and Fletcher, Isaac Bickerstaff, N. Rowe and Colley Cibber who was one of the directors of the 'new' larger theatre. Includes a copy of The Beggars Opera By John Gay, and A School for Wives adapted by Hugh Kelly. Condition: In speckled calf bindings. Externally,rather rubbed with shelfwear to the head and tail of spines and extremities. Many spines are cracked, with strained hinges and joints. Six of the volumes have boards held by the cords only, andseven have detached boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although The Country Lasses haslast leaves absent. The Morning Bride, Oroonoko, The West Indian and King Charles I has some marginal tide marks. Pages are generally bright with light scatteredspotting. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedownof each volume. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Unterhaltungen in der Naturgeschichte aller Arten Fische zum nützlichen Gebrauch für die Jugend. 2. verb. Auflage. Altona u. Leipzig, Kaven 1799. 8°. 23 (d.l.w.) Bll., 375 S., 4 Bll., mit gest. Frontispiz u. 22 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, Ppd. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      - Nicht in Dean - vgl. Horn-Sch. 19268, Monschein 59 u. Brüggemann-E. 927.- Naturgeschichte für die Jugend, Bd. 4.- Sehr selten (über KVK nur 2 Ex. der 1. Aufl. v. 1791 nachweisbar).- Horn-Sch. löst die Initialen als Friedrich August Scheuereck auf. Es dürfte dies der bei Thieme-B. (XXX, 41) erwähnte Leipziger Kupferstecher F. A. Scheureck sein. Das Front. hier bezeichnet "Scheureck del. et fec." - Text etw. stockfleckig u. gebräunt, Tafeln nur leicht fleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        The Shakspeare Gallery, a Poem .

      Printed for J. Robson ., London 1791 - [bound after:]-----. Abelard to Eloisa: a Poem . London: Printed for J. Robson . 1792. [And:]-----. Enthusiasm: a Poem. In two Parts . London: Printed for J. Robson and W. Clarke, Booksellers . 1789.3 works in one vol., 4to (273 × 220 mm); The Shakespeare Gallery: pp. [8], 24; complete with half-title; final page spotted; Abelard to Eloisa: pp. [2], vii, [1], 15, [1]; complete with half-title (light foxing); Enthusiasm: pp. [4], 33, [1]; early ms. ink correction to p. 2; the title-page to Abelard to Eloisa inscribed in pencil 'Presented to Mr Bull', presumably Jerningham's friend, Richard Bull of Ongar; slightly later half calf, rubbed, upper joint cracked but firm.First editions. The Shakspeare Gallery is a tribute to John Boydell's great collection of commissioned and other paintings illustrating passages from Shakespeare, not to 'pass judgment upon the Pictures . but . to point out new subjects for future exhibitions' (Advertisement). Abelard to Eloisa, dedicated to the Earl of Carlisle, 'possesses no small portion of the fire of its great archetype [i.e. Pope, Eloisa to Abelard, 1717], and exhibits the tenderness and best of passions with elegance and force' (English Review). [Jackson, pp. 170, 172, 148.]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        The Plays of William Shakspeare (Sic !) Complete, in Eight Volumes.,

      Printed for Bellamy and Robarts, London Fleet Street 1791 - Text Englisch. 8 Bände, so vollständig mit 87 Stichen, sehr solide papierbezogene Hartkarton-Einbände des 19. Jahrhunderts mit ordentlichen Bindungen, Rückentitel und Bandnummern farbunterlegt goldgeprägt, äußerlich merkliche aber durchaus normale Alters-/Abriebspuren, Exlibris je Vorsatz auf angeklebtem Spiel, je fliegendes Vorsatzblatt Provenienzmarkierung von alter Hand, Buchblöcke materiell gut, weitgehend sauber, vereinzelt sanft fleckig, sehr wenige kräftige Flecken, kaum Nachbräunung, einige wenige lose Seiten - aber kollationiert, vollständig, Stiche zeigen 1 Portrait Shakespeares, Szenen der Stücke (2 pro Stück) und Allegorien, insgesamt ca. 2000 Seiten. --- A beautiful and early set of Shakespeare`s complete plays, profusely illustrated with 87 full-size engravings, solid binding, little foxing, altogether a rare edition in a fair condition. --- Nur als Paket. 13 x 20,5 Cm. 4,9 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 4900 First Edition of This Publication Hartkarton Solide, Ordentlich

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        Dissertation sur les variétés naturelles qui caractérisent la physionomie des hommes des divers climats et des différents âges ; suivie de réflexions sur la beauté. Ouvrage posthume de M. Pierre Camper (publié par A.G. Camper), traduit du hollandais par H.J. Jansen. On y a joint une dissertation du même auteur sur la meilleure forme des souliers.

      Paris & La Haye, H.J. Jansen & J. van Cleef 1791 - In-4, 168 pp., 11 pl. h.t., cartonnage post., non rogné, tête rouge, mouillure claire marginale sur les neuf premières planches et une petite tache de 7 mm sur la pl. I, sinon bon exemplaire. Première édition, posthume, réunissant deux des principaux ouvrages de Camper. Pierre Camper (1722-1789), né à Leyde, étudia la médecine avec Boerhaave. Il eut une chaire à Amsterdam puis à Groningue, et acquit une immense renommée. ¿During his lifetime Camper was one of the most famous scientists of western Europe. (He) had an encyclopedic mind and contributed to many field.¿(DSB III, p. 37) - La Dissertation sur les variétés naturelles a paru séparément la même année sous un autre titre : Dissertation physique [¿] sur les différences réelles que présentent les traits du visage. Ces deux éditions françaises ont été publiées la même année que l¿édition originale hollandaise. Elles sont ornées de dix belles planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre. Camper, qui décrit ses méthodes de craniométrie, se révèle un pionnier de l¿anthropométrie. Il laissa son nom à l¿angle facial, qui est selon lui à la fois un critère distinctif des races humaines et un facteur esthétique, et dont la mesure est encore utile en chirurgie plastique. Certains exploitèrent ces résultats à des fins racistes. cf. Garrison & Morton, 158, pour la traduction allemande parue en 1792 (le choix de cette édition restant inexpliqué) ; L.Choulant, p. 286 (éd. hollandaise) : « contains the most valuable investigations on the mathematic structures of the human head (on cephalometry) and, of all his writings, was most instrumental in making Camper¿s name famous, since Camper¿s so-called facial line, or, more correctly, facial angle, was described for the first time in this book. The book also contains ten copperplates, drawn by Camper and engraved by Reinier Vinkeles, all in outline without cross-hatching. The French translation contains copies from the original plates.¿ - La Dissertation sur la meilleure forme des souliers a paru pour la première fois en 1781. Ce fut le premier ouvrage sur les difformités induites par les chaussures. Le texte original hollandais fut publié quelques semaines plus tôt dans un périodique. Cette monographie remarquable fut rapidement traduite en plusieurs langues et souvent rééditée. cf. Garrison & Morton, 4305.1 (pour l¿édition originale) ; Bick (Source book of orthopaedics), pp. 73-74 : ¿It begans with an apology, entered into a detailed anatomic study of the foot and its arches, and illustrated, in the most modern manner, many of the distorsions caused by pointed shoe toes, tight shoes, and other defects of the last¿ Camper, in writing what was probably the first serious book ever published on this matter, virtually introduced to the consideration of the medical profession the subject of static foot deformity, that is , the foot-aches and disabilities consequent to normal civilized life.¿; Mostofi (Who¿s who in orthopedics), p. 53: ¿one of the remarkable books in orthopedic literature. It was translated immediately and repeatedly into several European languages and was considered worthy of reprint as late as 1861.¿ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        THE HISTORY OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE

      For the Author, Boston 1791 - Three volumes. Rebacked with red leather labels.New endpapers. This is a mixed set with 1791 reprint of the first volume and first editions of the second and third volumes, 1791 and 1792. The first edition of Volume 1 was published in 1784. These were all published in Boston. Large folding map in Volume 1 shows minor chipping along the right-hand border, old professional repair of a 1" tear, light toning of folds and edges. Old off-setting on title-page of Volume 2 from the map which was moved to Volume 1 at some point. Text is clean throughout. According to Streeter II:715, this is one of the most important of the 18th -century American histories. See also Howes B323 and Sabin 4434. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Compendio de matemáticas dispuesto para las Escuelas del Real Cuerpo de Artillería de Marina Tomo sexto, que comprende la pirotecnia, fortificacion y minas

      Cadiz Academia de Cavalleros Guardias Marinas 1791 - pp[xx] 216. 8 folding plates. the final volume in a series of texts published between 1781 and 1791 for the use of Spanish naval cadets, covering the subjects of pyrotechnics, fortification and mines. the earlier volumes covered arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, artillery, and bombardment. a nice crisp copy in a contemporary vellum binding. the extreme leading edges of the boards are lightly affected by rot, the upper hinge is cracking, and the front free end-paper is lacking 019 018 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books Ltd., ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        The Botanic Garden; a poem, in two parts

      London: Pr. for J. Johnson, 1791.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        Vaderlandsche geographie, of nieuwe tegenwoordige staat en hedendaagsche historie der Nederlanden. Derde deel: Friesland, Overyssel, Groningen en Ommelanden; en Drenthe.

      Asd., Gartman, Vermandel & Smit, 1791. - 8vo. (V)+228 (numbered 1159-1386)+334 pp. With 3 fold. engr. views & 8 plates with 2 views each (all depicting towns & villages in Friesland). Hardcover. Contemp. blue paper over boards. VG/--. (Spine sl. rubbed, spine ends & corners a bit worn; bookplate on pastedown, stamp on endp. & h.title; text & plates are fine). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Pharmacopoeia, in usum Valetudinarii a Thoma Guy Armigero fundati, as norman recensitae editionis pharmacopoeiae collegii regalis medicorum Londinensis, reformata

      London 1791 - 12mo. Pp 86. BOUND WITH "Pharmacopoeia in usum Nosocomii Londinensis sancti Thomae", Pp 38 errata; London, 1787. BOUND WITH "General Rules to be observed in raising and continuing a Salivation: with the method of cure, and treatment of such dangerous symptoms as may accidentally occur. Pp 17; London, 1775. Calf binding shot. Partially disbound. Text block clean and crisp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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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 - 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. Provenance; 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. 10 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis

      Paris, 1791. Later Printing. Contemp. (somewhat later?) three quarter leather. A good copy; joint and backstrip scuffed; some wear to the corners; internally occ. light spotting but very good; untrimmed. folioSchweiger states: ' ... correct und gut gedruckt ....' This, however, is the first and last good thing he mentions about the printing. This printing of Vergil was long in the making and intended to supersede the Baskerville edition in beauty. Although a handome book Wroth, Schweiger, Brunet etc. all feel the typeface and selection of format is not a success. It is one of a hundred copies produced and is signed and numbered for the publisher on the verso of the last leaf. Schweiger, Latin, II,2, 1180; Brunet V, 1293; see Wroth, p. 221.

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        MISCELLANIES IN PROSE AND VERSE.

      London: John Ridgway, 1791. - 181,[4]pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. Later marbled wrappers. Minor foxing in latter part of text, a few light dampstains to lower corner; inscribed by Frank T. Siebert on slipcase chemise: "Dr. Rosenbach says the finest copy he has ever seen." Very good plus. In a half morocco and cloth case. The Herschel V. Jones- Rosenbach-C.G. Littell- Frank T. Siebert copy, with the Littell book label. The seemingly slight title makes no mention of Captain Morris' journal which was kept while an Indian captive during the Pontiac War between August and late September 1764. "On pages 1 to 39, [Morris] gives his narrative of the incidents of his hazardous mission to Pontiac, a savage general, who in a six weeks' campaign, overthrew the British authority in all the territories of the northwest. Captain Morris accepted the service at the request of General Bradstreet, sensible that to place himself in the power of the vindictive Indian chief, was little short of a sentence to death. General Bradstreet, who had the ill luck to bear a reputation too great for his capacity, had the additional misfortune of seldom knowing what he really wanted. Captain Morris, by the combined force of good fortune, and good conduct, escaped the perils which inclosed his course and seemed irresistibly to close behind him and forbid his return to life. With the fire kindled around the stake to which he was tied, he was more than once rescued at the last minute" - Field. According to Dr. Siebert's note, "Plenty rare." AYER 208. FIELD 1095. THOMSON 854. HOWES M833. SABIN 50876.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

      John Ridgway, London 1791 - Later marbled wrappers, chemise (inscribed by Frank T. Siebert "Dr. Rosenbach says the finest copy he has ever seen,") half morocco and cloth case With the Morris journal of the Pontiac War: the Herschel V. Jones-Rosenbach-C.G. Littell-Frank T. Siebert copy. The seemingly slight title makes no mention of Captain Morris' journal which was kept while an Indian captive during the Pontiac War between August and late September 1764. "On pages 1 to 39, [Morris] gives his narrative of the incidents of his hazardous mission to Pontiac, a savage general, who in a six weeks' campaign, overthrew the British authority in all the territories of the northwest. Captain Morris accepted the service at the request of General Bradstreet, sensible that to place himself in the power of the vindictive Indian chief, was little short of a sentence to death. General Bradstreet, who had the ill luck to bear a reputation too great for his capacity, had the additional misfortune of seldom knowing what he really wanted. Captain Morris, by the combined force of good fortune, and good conduct, escaped the perils which inclosed his course and seemed irresistibly to close behind him and forbid his return to life. With the fire kindled around the stake to which he was tied, he was more than once rescued at the last minute" ( Field). According to Dr. Siebert's note, "Plenty rare." Ayer 208; Field 1095; Howes M833; Sabin 50876; Thomson 854. 181,[4]pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. (Light spotting in latter part of text, a few light dampstains to lower corner). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Museum Britannicum or a display in 32 plates in Antiquities and Natural Curiosities in that noble and magnificent cabinet the British Museum after the original designs from Nature,

      J. Moore, London 1791 - Second edition, revised and corrected by P. Boyle. Folio. 88pp. plus 30 full page engravings and two letterpress illustrations. Finely bound to style in quarter calf, red lettering label, gilt, marbled paper boards. Text block totally untrimmed and so the edges are rough; in addition, first and last few pages are edgeworn from use. Light staining, foxing and soiling to the text, with the engravings generally offsetting to the letterpress facing pages. The title and first few pages are soiled and have mended closed marginal tears (no loss); else this is a good copy in a fine biding. First printed in 1778 in tribute to the recent (1759) opening of the British Museum. Lowndes, p. 2161. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Nachrichten von den vorzüglichsten Krankenhäusern und Pesthäusern in Europa. Nebst einigen Beobachtungen über die Pest und fortgesetzten Bemerkungen über Gefängnisse und Krankenhäuser. Aus dem Englischen. Mit Zusäzen des deutschen Herausgebers (Chr. F. Ludwig), welche besonders die Krankenhäuser angehen. Mit Kupfern und Tabellen

      Leipzig, Göschen 1791 - Bake 223; Waller 4948; Hirsch/H. III, 314; vgl. Garrison/M. 1601 u. Norman 1109 (engl. Orig.-Ausg. 1789). - Erste seltene deutsche Ausgabe. - John Howard (1726-1790) war der führende englische Reformer für das Krankenhauswesen. Selbst von Seeräubern 1756 gefangen genommen, veranlasste ihn diese Einkerkerung fortan auf eine humanere Behandlung für die Gefängnisinsassen hinzuwirken. Während dieser Zeit reiste er durch Großbritannien und Irland und besuchte Gefängnisse, Krankenhäuser, Lazarette, Schulen und Arbeitshäuser. Seine Untersuchungen und Erfahrungen publizierte er in vorliegendem grundlegendem Werk, publiziert 1789 in der englischen Originalausgabe An account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe . Beschrieben werden die verschiedenen 'Pesthäuser' in Europa, Vorschläge zu einem neuen Plan eines 'Pesthauses', Bemerkungen über die Erkrankung an der Pest, Nachrichten von Gefängnissen, Zuchthäusern und Spitälern in Großbritannien und in Europa, sowie von Armenschulen in Irland, am Schluss Bemerkungen über das Gefängnisfieber. - Bemerkenswert sind die großformatigen Kupferstich-Pläne und -Grundrisse für 'Pesthäuser' in Genua und Messina, für das königl. Spital zu Haslar in England und ein Idealplan für ein Zuchthaus. Die Tabellen enthalten Vorschläge für Speisepläne in Krankenspitälern. - Following on his work for the improvement of the conditions in prisons, Howard travelled extensively in Europe, carrying out an elaborate investigation into the conditions of hospitals (G/M.). - Von geringer Bräunung abgesehen, in schöner und sauberer Erhaltung. Die Falt-Kupfertafeln sind auf festem Papier gedruckt und ebenfalls in sauberer Erhaltung, sie sind zwischen weißen Blättern am Schluss des Bandes eingefügt. Der Einbandbezug etwas nachgedunkelt bzw. gering fleckig XVI, 616 Seiten, 5 mehrfach gefalt. Kupfertafeln, 2 mehrf. gefalt. Tabellen Pappband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschild, 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colección de cartas eruditas escritas por a D. Joseph Nebot y Sans. Publícalas D. Joseph Villarroya. Tomo I.

      - Valencia, Benito Monfort, 1791, 21 x 15 cm., perg., XIX + 254 págs. (Único tomo publicado de esta colección de cartas escritas por Mayans a su amigo José Nebot, que abarca el periodo desde 1739 hasta 1754, año en que falleció Nebot; de temática variada contiene desde asuntos legales hasta temas de arqueología o mitología).

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        Rare Ship's Passport with Health Certificate for an American Ship Bound from Cadiz in Spain to Philadelphia.

      Cadiz 1791 - Cadiz, 7 February, 1791. Official Health Certificate from Spain's naval authorities, completed in manuscript, signed in the original by 3 parties, certifies clearance for disembarkment and trade following inspection of an American vessel. Folio. Single leaf laid paper, printed recto only, measuring approximately 23 x 42 cm. Features large steel cut engraving. Text is in Spanish. Indication of moisture, otherwise very good condition, retaining a strong impression. Fascinating eighteenth century document from the Spanish Naval Court, signed on 7 February 1791, by an administrator of the Board of Health in Cadiz, issuing clearance to an American vessel named The Pilgrim, Captained by a John Smith, who was on a return voyage to colonial Philadelphia not long after the War of Independence. Following customary inspection for bubonic plague and other deadly diseases, Smith and his crew of six are free to enter port and trade goods, under certain restrictions, before heading to Philadelphia. Interestingly, they are specifically prohibited from trading slaves, as mentioned in the text. Captain John Smith was a Private, a trooper for the Royal Horse Guard Blues, a Cavalry Regiment of the British Army, before becoming a sea merchant. In 1784 Smith married Penelope Pitt (1749-1827), Viscountess Ligonier, daughter of the diplomatist and courtier George Pitt (1720-1803) of Stratfield Saye, Hampshire. Little else is known of him, though he may be a descendant of John Smith who emigrated to America in 1720, whose ancestry leads to John Smith born in 1655, County Monaghan, Ireland. This family Smith settled primarily in the Brandywine Settlement and the Lancaster County of Philadelphia. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Regla de la Orden de la Caballería de Santiago, con notas sobre algunos de sus capítulos y un apéndice de varios documentos.

      Imprenta de Sancha, Madrid 1791 - XVI-223 p. inc. portada. Tafilete rojo de época, lomo liso, con tejuelo y profusión de hierros dorados, ruedas doradas en ambos planos, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes también dorados. Sello real en seco en plano superior. Palau, 253985

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        REGLA DE LA ORDEN DE LA CABALLERIA DE SANTIAGO, CON NOTAS SOBRE ALGUNOS DE SUS CAPITULOS Y UN APENDICE DE VARIOS DOCUMENTOS, que conducen para su inteligencia y observancia,

      - y mayor ilustración suya, y de las antigüedades de la Orden. En Madrid, en la Imprenta de Sancha, 1791, 14x20, XVI-223 págs. Encuadernación de lujo en tafilete rojo con ruedas doradas en planos y cantos, cortes dorados, cinta de registro. (52498).

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        REGLA DE LA ORDE DE CABALLERIA DE SANTIAGO

      - REGLA DE LA ORDEN DE CABALLERIA DE SANTIAGO, con Notas sobre algunos de sus Capítulos, y un Apéndice de varios documentos, que conducen para su inteligencia y observancia, y mayor ilustración suya, y de las Antigüedades de la Orden.- En Madrid, En la Imprenta de Sancha, año de MDCCXCI (1791); en 8º mayor pergamino moderno, XVI-223 pp. Buen ejemplar sin desbarbar. Palau nº 253985.

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        CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, ON MONDAY THE SIXTH OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY. AN ACT TO AMEND "AN ACT, FOR ESTABLISHING THE TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT SEAT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES." [caption title].

      [Philadelphia. ]. 1791 - Small folio broadside. Dbd. Near fine. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. "Approved, March the third, 1791." This rare official printing of a law passed by the third session of the First Congress amends the law passed in the second session creating the District of Columbia. It allows the President to adjust the position of the District along the Potomac, and so set its final position. The law allowed Washington to move the district slightly downstream, so as to include Alexandria and "a convenient part of the Eastern Branch." This had the net effect of including more Virginia land, but the act specifies that all public buildings had to stay on the Maryland side. Signed in print by Speaker of the House Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, John Adams, and George Washington. NAIP and OCLC together record four copies, at the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the New York Public Library, and the Library of Congress. EVANS 23869. NAIP w014409.

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        Scriptores Logarithmici; or, A Collection of Several Tracts on the Nature and Construction of Logarithms mentioned in Dr. Huttonís Historical Introduction to his new Edition of Sherwinís Mathematical Tables: together with Some Tracts on the Binomial Theorem and other Subjects connected with the Doctrine of Logarithms.

      - 1st.ed., 6 vols., 4to., title + xix + 1 (errata) + cxxi + 383pp.; x + 2 + 591pp., 1 folding plate; title + cviii + (2) + 791pp.; 1 + (i) + 700pp., 2 folding plates; 1 + (i) + clvi + 866pp., 1 engraved plate; lxxxiv + 958pp., half-titles in all volumes except vol.3, heavy spotting in most volumes but a good set attractively bound in pale blue boards, vellum-coloured paper spines with printed labels. London, for B.White (Vols.1-3), J.White (Vols.4-6), 1791-1807. Complete sets of this massive work are rare. ëPerhaps the many publications with which he strove to bring mathematics to a much wider audience were the most notable aspect of Maseresí legacy. Some were original works of distinguished mathematicians. of the reprints that Maseres made at his own expense, the most significant is the Scriptores Logarithmici (1791-1807), six volumes devoted to the subject of logarithms, including the works of Kepler, Napier, Snellius, and others, interspersed with original tracts on related subjectsí. (D.S.B.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        System einer vollständigen medicinischen Polizey.

      im Verlag der Segelischen Buchdruckerey und Buchhandlung., Frankenthal, 1791 - Band 1-13 (von 15) in 13 Bänden. Frankenthal, im Verlag der Segelischen Buchdruckerey und Buchhandlung. 1791-1794. 8°. Einheitliche Halblederbände der Zeit mit zwei verschiedenfarbenen Rückenschildern und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Garrison-Morton 1599 . - Blake 159. - Hirsch 2, 426. - Nachdruck der 2. Auflage in Mannheim von 1784, mit einem zusätzlichen Vorwort. Erschien erstmals 1777-1784 in 4 Bänden. Die vorliegende Ausgabe wurde in der Reihe "Sammlung der besten medicinischen und chirurgischen Schriften Band 40-50 und 55-56 veröffentlicht. Vorliegendes Exemplar ohne die Reihentitel. Die fehlenden von G.C.G. Voigt herausgegebenen Bände 14 und 15 der Reihe erschienen erst 1814. Sie entsprechen dem 5. Band der Originalausgabe bei Cotta, dem bis 1827 noch ein 6. Band in 3 Teilen folgte. - Unter dem Begriff der "Medicinischen Polizei" versteht der Verfasser den allgemeinen Begriff der öffentlichen Gesundheitspflege, der Hygiene und der Prävention, Themen, die er erstmals von der gerichtlichen Medizin trennte. "Gehört an Umfang und Inhalt zu den bedeutensten derartigen Werken, die je erschienen; es ist die Grundlage für alle künftigen Arbeiten auf diesem Gebiete geworden." (Hirsch). Franks Werk entspricht in ihrer Themenvielfalt einer umfassenden Sittendarstellung seiner Zeit und gilt neben dem von Karl Philipp Moritz 1783-1793 herausgegebenen "Gnothi Sauton oder Magazin zur Erfahrungsseelenkunde" als eine der wichtigsten Quellen für einen erweiterten Begriff des Gesundheitswesens. - Band 1: Einleitung zur medicinischen Policey, den Zeugungstrieb, das Coelibat. - Band 2: Von frühen, späten und ungleichen, ungesunden Ehen, der freien Ehewahl, der öffentlichen physischen Bildung erwachsener Töchter in den Pflichten des Ehestandes. - Band 3: Von Fortpflanzung der Menschen und Ehe-Anstalten, von Erhaltung und Pflege schwangerer Mütter, ihrer Lebensfrucht und der Kind-Betterinnen. - Band 4-6: Von der aussereheligen Zeugung, dem geflissentlichen Missgebähren und andern Misshandlungen der uneheligen Kindern. - Band 7-9: Von Speise, Trank und Gefässen. Von Mässigkeitsgesetzen ungesunder Kleidertracht, Volksergötzulichkeiten. Von Bauart und Reinlichkeit menschlicher Wohnung. - Band 10-13: Von Sicherheits-Anstalten, in so weit sie das Gesundheitswesen angehen. - Papier stellenweise leicht gebräunt und schwach stockfleckig. Einbände schwach berieben. - Dekorativ gebunden. Sprache: N Einheitliche Halblederbände der Zeit mit zwei verschiedenfarbenen Rückenschildern und etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        System der Natur, oder von den Gesetzen der Physischen und Moralischen Welt

      s.e., Frankfurt und Leipzig 1791 - in 16°, mezza pelle, in due volumi, bruniture al testo. Zwente auflage. Seconda edizione. Titoli in oro su tassello al dorso. Piccoli segni di tarlo alle cerniere.primo volume: pp. XVIII-404-(2).secondo volume: pp. 444-(4).

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        The Practice of Cookery, Pastry, Pickling, Preserving, &c containing Figures of Dinners from Five to Nineteen Dishes and A Full List of Supper Dishes: Also, a List of Things in Season, for Every Month in the Year, and the Directions for choosing Provisions; With Two Plates, showing the Method of placing Dishes upon a Table, and the Manner of Trussing Poultry, &c.

      First Dublin Edition Printed for Messrs. R. Cross G. Burnet P. Wogan J. Moore W. Jones J. Rice and R. McAllister OXFORD 'English Cookery Books to 1850' pp. 120. Only six copies recorded in ESTC N12237 1791 - 2 engraved plates; xvi+248pp; some off-setting on title, slight marking to a few leaves. 12mo contemp. full tree calf, red leather spine label, corners bumped, slight wear on extremities, This scarce Dublin edition was published in the same year as the first edition in Edinburgh. It is one of very few cookery book published in Ireland in the 18th century. According to Oxford, this book is based on Mrs Maciver's 'Cookery and Pastry' first published in 1773. Mrs Frazer is described on the title of the Edinburgh edition as 'Sole Teacher of these Arts in Edinburgh, Several years Colleague, and afterwards Successor to Mrs MÕiver deceased'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ENCYCLOPEDIANA, OU DICTIONNAIRE ENCYCLOPEDIQUE DES ANA.

      - Paris, Panckoucke, 1791. 21,5x28 cm. 963 pages. Texte sur deux colonnes. Papier non ébarbé. Reliure tardive en plein parchemin à rabats. Dos à 5 faux nerfs. Titre sur pièce de maroquin bordeau. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité, sinon ouvrage en excellent état.

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        Obras de eloqüencia y poesía premiadas por la Real Universidad de México en el certamen literario que celebró el dia 28 de diciembre de 1790. Con motivo de la exaltacion al trono de nuestro católico monarca el Sr. D. Cárlos IIII. Rey de España y de la Indias.

      Por Don Feilipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, México 1791 - [4], xxii, 12, [2], 15, [2], 17, [2], 27, [2], 6, [2], 8, [2], 9, [2], 10, [2], 7, [2], 9, [2], 5, [2], 4, [2], 7, 8, [1] pp. Sm. 8vo. Early quarter calf over marbled boards. Hardback. Dedication signed: Dr. Gregorio Omaña y Sotomayor. Rector. Each commemorative article paged separately, with special half-title. Fourteen odes for Charles IV, King of Spain: [Dedicatoria al Rey]. [Explicacion]. Oratio pro certamen litterario mexicanae. Academiae in proclamatione Caroli quarti. a Francisco de Castro Zambrano. Oratio in laudem Caroli quarti. auctore Doctore Foeliciano Paulo Mendivil et Sanchez. Elogio del Señor Carlos quarto. su autor el Br. D. Joseph Manuel Sartorio. Elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor Don Joseph de Ayarzagoitia. Canto en elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor el Br. D. Manuel Gomez y Marin. Canto en elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor Don Manuel Calderon de la Barca. Romance endecasílabo en elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor el Sr. Don Rafael Amar. Romance endecasilavo en elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor el Br. Don Juan Bermudez. Romance endecasilabo. En elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor el Br. Don Joseph Mariano de Castro. Romance endecasílabo. En elogio de Carlos quarto. Por D. Joseph Eduardo de Cárdenas. Rapto poetico en que se bosqueja el regocijo de México en la proclamacion de. Carlos quarto, Su autor el Dr. D. Juan Francisco de Castañiza. Oda Safico-adónica en elogio de Carlos quarto. su autor el Br. D. Manuel Gomez y Marin. Oda que para dár principio á un nuevo certamen de amor compuso una colegiala del Real Colegio de niñas de S. Ignacio de Loyola de esta ciudad de Mexico. Soneto del Sr. Dr. D. Juan Joseph Gamboa. Soneto de Doña Clementa Vicenta Gutierrez del Mazo y Velarde. Lyras por el autor de la oracion castellana. Epigramma por el autor de la primera Oracion latina. Epigramma por el Br. D. Manuel Gutierrez de Huesca. Sabin 57264. Palau 197919. Medina: Imp. Mexico VI: p. 594. Salva 2360. Heredia 6434. Ramírez: Bibliotheca mexicana 600. Boards worn with loss on rear else a very good copy, small paper label on spine, closed tear on title, light foxing on front endpapers; contents quite clean and binding tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        CORONICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA, que recopilaba el Maestro. coronista del Rey nuestro Señor Don Felipe II.

      Benito Cano, Madrid 1791 - 8 Vols. 21'5x15. Retr. grab. de Campomanes, 2h, 60p, XXIVp, 459p = 632p = XVIp, retr. grab. de Ambrosio de Morales, 72p, LXIVp, 407p = 700p = 616p = 2h, 446p = XXXIIp, 432p = 519p. Hol. puntas, dorados en lomo, cortes pintados. "- Palau nº 198386. A veces se añade "Las antigüedades de las ciudades de España." de Ambrosio de Morales." 1791

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        CORONICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA, QUE RECOPILABA EL MAESTRO.Coronista del Rey nuestro Señor don Felipe II.

      - Madrid, Benito Cano, 1791-1792, 17x23, 10 vols.: Retrato grabado al cobre por Ximeno del Conde de Campomanes en tomo I, y retrato de Ambrosio de Morales, continuador de la obra en tomo III. Capitulares y viñetas calcográficas de Carnicero grabadas por Palomino. 500 págs. aprox. cada tomo. El tomo III tiene distinta encuadernación (piel de época) y es más corto de márgenes, los otros 9 están encuadernados en media piel actual con doble tejuelo, hierros en lomera, ejemplares con amplios márgenes, en gran papel de hilo, conservando la cubierta en papel de aguas original. A partir del vol IX"Las Antigüedades de las ciudades de España que van nombradas en la Corónica." ( La más completa de las ediciones de la crónica de España, encargada a Ocampo por el Emperador Carlos V. La obra comienza con el relato mítico del origen de España y de los españoles y llega hasta las guerras de Roma y Cartago y la muerte de los Escipiones. A la muerte de Ocampo, el rey Felipe II le encargó a Ambrosio de Morales su continuación). (51810).

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        Autograph letter signed 2pp., to unnamed recipient

      1791. Treat, Malachi, (d. 1793). Autograph letter signed to an unidentified recipient, dated New York, Feb. 16th, 1791. 2pp. 313 x 202 mm. Tears along folds repaired, bottom margin chipped affecting the last line of the first page, moderate toning. Typed transcript accompanies. <p>Treat served as physician-general in the Northern Division of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War (a letter from General Washington to Treat, dated January 19, 1779, is on file at the University of Virginia Library&#39;s Electronic Text Center). After the war he served as New York City&#39;s health officer, and was involved in setting up the New York Hospital (the second hospital in the U. S.) in the early 1790s. He died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1793. His letter is full of sage advice to an acquaintance who was apparently studying the law:</p><p>. . . it becomes you to be very oeconomical, for yr Expenses already have exceeded yr Proportion of the Estate. Spend no money but what is absolutely necessary, frequent no Taverns, nor play at any Game of Hazard by which yr Mind may get debauched, or detach from yr present Pursuit-prosecute yr Studies with diligence, and Love. . . .</p><p>Packard, Hist. Med. U.S., pp. 144, 237, 559. </p>

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        Yamato Meisho Zue [trans.: A Guide to Notable Sites of the Area around Nara, the Ancient Capital].

      - 186 woodcut full-page illus. (of which 168 are double-page). Six vols. in seven. 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title label on each upper cover (frayed), new stitching. Osaka: 1791. First edition of this richly illustrated travel guide to Nara, one in a series of similar guides to various parts of ancient Japan written by Akisato (fl. 1780-1814). He was the first to write detailed accounts of early Japan. He travelled with his artists throughout the country in order to accurately record the landmarks; his books were immediate best sellers. The illustrations are by Takehara Shunchôsai (d. 1800), one of the leading illustrators of the period, accompanied by Haiku poems with explanations in both Chinese and Japanese. This work describes the notable landmarks of Nara, the ancient capital of Japan before Kyoto and Tokyo. Not only are the most important temples, gardens, landscapes (in numerous and marvelous bird&#146;s eye views), and archeological remains portrayed in this finely illustrated set, scenes of daily life are also shown, including planting and harvesting crops, hunting and fishing, housekeeping, rituals and celebrations, bathing, etc., etc. Nara has always been famous for its deer population. There is a wonderful double-page illustration of men at a "café" throwing rice crackers to the nearby deer. This practice continues today. Shunchôsai draws landscapes in a realistic way. His illustrations are not only meticulously executed and aesthetically appealing but are also full of detailed and accurate information. This is an invaluable record of ancient Nara as many of the landmarks no longer exist. Very good state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Droits de L&#39;Homme; en Reponse a L&#39;Attaque de M. Burke Sur la Révolution Françoise [with] Droits de L&#39;Homme, Second Partie, Réunissant les Principes et la Pratique

      Paris: Buisson, 1791. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes bound in one in contemporary mottled calf; worn, leather chipped at the head of the spine, scattered mild foxing, small stain to first title. Complete with the half titles, reuniting the two parts of Paine&#39;s treatise on democracy and revolution that were published a year apart. There are two editions dated May 1791 on the title page with no clear priority between them. The first part was translated from the original English edition that was almost immediately edited and softened. Paine was a star in France, an enlightenment philosopher of the first order, and a frequent guest along with the likes of Franklin, Jefferson and Adam Smith at the salon at the Hôtel de la Monnaie.& & "The government tried to suppress it, but it circulated more briskly...Rights of Man can be seen for what it is: the textbook of radical thought and the clearest of all expositions of the basic principles of democracy." (Printing and the Mind of Man)& & xii, 227pp; iv, 16, 224pp. Howe P-31 and 32 (The English ed.), PMM 241 (the English ed.). Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner&#39;s book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; History. Inventory No: 045038.

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        Le Sens-Commun. Ouvrage adressé aux Américains, et dans lequel on traite de l'origine et de l'objet du gouvernement, de la Constitution Angloise, de la Monarchie héréditaire et de la situation de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Traduit de l'Anglais.

      A Paris, chez Gueffier 1791 - in-8, [2]-IV-113 pp., broché, couv. muette rose de l'époque.Dos fendillé, rousseurs. Première édition française. Common Sense fit l'objet d'une bombe à sa publication en Pennsylvanie en 1775 : citoyen anglais, Thomas Paine attaque de front le Cabinet royal britannique, et, à travers celui-ci, le principe monarchique. Il élabore dans cet ouvrage la théorie qui servira de fondement à la Révolution américaine. En avril 1776, Washington, commandant en chef de l'armée des Insurgents, souligne que "Common Sense opére dans les esprits un changement merveilleux". Affirmant d'autre part que "la cause des Américains est, dans une grande mesure, la cause de toute l'humanité", il est logique que la Révolution française se soit appropriée Thomas Paine, qui lui-même s'investira dans cette nouvelle aventure.

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        Le Sens-Commun. Ouvrage Adressé aux Américains, et dans lequel on traite de l&#146;origine et de l&#146;objet du Governement, de la Constitution Angloise, de la Monarchie heréditaire, et de la situation de l&#146;Amérique Septentrionale. Traduit de l&#146;Anglois de

      Paris: Chez Gueffier, 1791. . First Paris edition, 8vo, (ii), iv, 113, (1) pp. Some foxing, small hole to margin of the final two leaves. Contemporary half roan, marbled sides, some light wear. Paine&#146;s first major work, originally published in Philadelphia at the beginning of 1776 and first translated into French in the same year. Attacking the Monarchy and government by the English, he proposes a Congress of &#147;at least 390 [members]&#148; to choose a President and points out the notional strength of America compared to European powers. &#147;...the independency of America should have been considered as dating its era from... the first musket that was fired against her. This line is a line of consistency; neither drawn by caprice, nor extended by ambition; but produced by a chain of events, of which the colonies were not the authors.&#148; Gimbel p57. Sabin 58217.

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        COMPENDIUM SALMANTICENSE in duos tomos distributum Universiae Theologiae Moralis.

      Benedictum Cosculluela, Pompelonae 1791 - 2 vols. fol. XXp, 600p (falta pág. 81-82, suplida con hoja manuscrita época) = 6h, 579p. Hol. det, cortes pintados. 1791

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        Rapport sur l'instruction publique fait au nom du comité de constitution à l'Assemblée Nationale, les 10, 11 et 19 septembre 1791.

      Paris, Baudouin et Du Pont, député de Nemours 1791 - in-4, (4)-216 pp., demi-veau bleu, dos à nerfs, filets dorés (rel. du XIXe). Manque les 9 tableaux. Édition in-4 recherchée. "Dans ce beau plan mal écrit, on a souvent puisé à pleines mains, sans le citer, et plusieurs des idées de Talleyrand sont passés dans notre législation pédagogique, revêtues d'autres formules, mais parfaitement reconnaissables pour quiconque a lu ces pages animées du véritable esprit de 1789" (F.-A. Aulard).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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