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        The Trial of Lord Dungarvan, at the Old Bailey on Monday the 17th.

      1791 - A Cautionary Tale for "Young Gentlemen" [Trial]. Cork, Edmund Boyle, Earl of [1767-1856], Defendant. The Trial of Lord Dungarvan, At the Old Bailey, On Monday the 17th of January 1790, Before Mr. Baron Thompson. Taken Accurately in Short Hand by a Gentleman of the Middle Temple. Counsel for the Prosecution, Mr. Knowles and Mr. Const. For his Lordship, Mr. Shepherd, Mr. Garrow, and Mr. Cullen. London: Printed for Mr. Lewis, 1791. [6], ii, [3]-38, [2] pp. Includes two-page publisher catalogue. Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Quarto (10" x 8"). Recent three-quarter morocco over cloth, gilt rules to boards, gilt title to spine, untrimmed edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some toning to text, light soiling to half-title, which has an owner signature (of William Owen, Trinity College) dated 1794, repairs to corners and fore-edge of frontispiece. Ex-library. Stamps to boards and free endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown. A solid copy of a rare title. * Only edition. The frontispiece depicts Elizabeth Weldon, the prostitute who initiated the suit. In an attempt to extort money, she threatened Boyle, also known as Viscount Dungarvan due to his Irish properties, with a bogus lawsuit. She said she would claim he took money from her clothing after he purchased her services. However, Cork called her bluff and eventually prevailed in court. Clearly a salacious case, it is presented here as a cautionary tale for "young gentlemen, whose levity may bring them into a familiar situation." The reporter warns that it "may not always be in the power, even of a man of fashion, to refute the plausible tale of an artful woman, (although a prostitute.) It may not always happen that an innocent defendant shall have the same circumstances to protect his honour, as my Lord Dungarvan" (ii). OCLC locates 2 copies, both in law libraries (Columbia, Harvard). English Short-Title Catalogue N013878. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descripcion historial de la provincia y archipielago de Chiloe, en el reyno de Chile

      Don Benitro Cano, Madrid 1791 - Contemporary full vellum, title penned to spine; some light staining and discoloration. Text block starting to separate from binding at front joint, but binding still largely sound. Scattered foxing and browning, worming to the bottom margin on the final 8 leaves, but mostly very clean and fresh internally. With the plate depicting the tree shaped like Christ on the cross, and the large folding map of Chile. (viii), 318pp. Cooper (Bib. of Tribes of Tierra del Fuego) 93, Sabin 27822.The first 250 pages cover Chile and the surrounding area, but the final section (with a separate half title) "Noticias Practicas, e Individuales de las Islas Nombradas Vulgarmente de Otahiti o Carolinas Situadas en el Mar del Sud o Pacifico" is a description of the Spanish missions to Tahiti. The Spanish expeditions to Tahiti began in 1772 (this details a 1774 attempt) and all early accounts are quite rare. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Exploration; History. Inventory No: 045096. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Descriptive Catalogue of a General Collection of Ancient and Modern Engraved Gems, Cameos as well as Intaglios, Taken from the Most Celebrated Cabinets in Europe and Cast in Coloured Pastes, White Enamel, and Sulphur, by James Tassie, Modeller; arranged and Described by R.E. Raspe; and Illustrated with Copper-Plates.

      2 volumes. James Tassie, London 1791. 4° . Parallel text in English and French. Double titlepage (printed in red and black). Engraved frontispiece + 58 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf bindings with gilt decoration on spines. Old repair of some corners and edges (made professionally). Small tear along plate edge on frontispiece plate.. Brunet IV, 1120. James Tassie (1735-1799) was collector and merchant of impressions of classical gems, providing sets and selections of impressions in a variety of materials. His collection is reported to be the most comprehensive of its times. The magnificent catalogue lists 15,800 items, classified and described by Rudolph Erich Raspe (1737-1794)

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        AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. The sixth edition

      Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell. London. 1791. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. Contemporary full tan calf bindings with red title labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Black circular number pieces with floral gilt roll surrounds and gilt ruling to spines. Small amounts of loss to the top of spines and some minor rubbing to edges. Previous owners neat name in ink to the top of the title pages of each volume and the words 'Bt. London. Oct 71' written in ink to the front paste-downs. Overall a better than very good clean set in attractive early calf bindings. Uncommon in such nice condition.

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        Das neue königliche l'Hombre nebst einer gründlichen Anweisung wie Quadrille, Cinquille, Piquet, Reversy, Trisett, Taroc, Whist, Boston, Patience, Cabale, &c. nach jetziger Art zu spielen sind, wobey nebst noch andern Kartenspielen das Billard- Pielkentafel- Schach- und Ballspiel, wie auch das Verkehren im Brett, Trictrac und Toccategli sammt den Ausdrücken, deren man sich bey diesen verschiedenen Spielen bedienet, deutlich beschrieben und erkläret werden. Dreizehnte verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage.

      1791 - Hamburg, bey den Gebrüdern Herold, 1791. 8:o. VIII,312 pp. Later marbled boards with brown title label. Uncut edges. The eight first pages slightly dusty and with minor stains. Somewhat foxed in the beginning and towards the end. Occasional old marginal notes. A library stamp from Serck's Stiftung Bibliothek. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mysterious Mother. A Tragedy

      London, 1791. Octavo; some slight soiling, but a very good copy in later half maroon morocco, with marbled sides. A tragedy about incest which suffered from more than the usual attention from pirateers. In the preface the author offered an apology for its appearance in public, claiming "it is solely to avoid its being rendered still worse by a surreptitious edition…He is sensible that the subject is disgusting, and by no means compensated by the execution". The first edition consisted of fifty copies privately distributed in 1768. Summers (A Gothic Bibliography) gives the first public edition as Dodsley, 1781, but this edition which was not published in a formal sense, but undertaken by Walpole to discourage a threatened unauthorized printing. This was followed by a second edition in 1789. There was a pirated Dublin edition of 1790, reissued in 1791.

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        Beskrivelse over Danske Mynter og Medailler. I Den Kongelige Samling

      Copenhagen, Denmark: N. Møller og Sön, 1791. Description of Danish Coins and Medals, the Royal Collection. Two volumes. First volume with title page dated 1791, Dansk Medailler og Mynter det Kongelige Kabinet. Second volume continues with part of the 1791 text and plates and also contains [in whole or in part] the addendum of 1794, Tillaeg til Beskrivelsen over Dansk Mynter og Medailler, I den Kongelige Samling. Edited by Georg Nielsen, Frederik Adam Müller and others. This substantial work was printed in antiqua by the Danish printer Nicolaus Møller. The large vignettes of the title page and of the introduction [Indledning] page of the first volume were engraved (and possibly drawn) by F.L. Bradt. The title page, in neo-classic style, and the part-title pages were engraved by G. Fehrenholtz. Elephant folio. 17 x 12 inches (424 x 289 mm). LXIV, 240; [ii], 619-812, [2] pages, with 91 full-page engraved plates in the first volume and with 118 full-page engraved plates in the second volume. According to some sources, but unconfirmed, there were 344 engraved plates in the complete three-volume edition, i.e., the two-volume set issued in 1791 and the supplement issued in 1794; missing in this copy offered for sale are, presumably, text pages 241-618 and corresponding plates for C. IV, F. III and C. V. Rebound. Bindings appear to be circa 1940s or 50s. Rust colored buckram binding, with spines lettered in gilt. Moderately bumped spine heads and tails and corners. As to each volume there is a crack between two gatherings [between the half title page and the title page of the first volume and between pages 600 and 641 of the second volume]. More a cosmetic issue than a structural issue, as the text blocks remain firmly attached to the bindings. Strong and fairly thick paper, not brittle or fragile. Occasional light spotting to the pages and plates, much less than one might expect in volumes of this age, and with most plates free of any spotting or soiling. First and only edition of the principal work on Danish numismatics. This monumental work is illustrated with finely engraved plates based on the massive collections of historical coins and medallions held in the Danish Royal Collection. Featured are coins and medallions of kings of the Oldenburg line, beginning with Christian I and ending with Christian VII, who was on the throne at the time of publication of this book. Featured are Christian I, Hans, C. II, Frederick I, C. III, and F. II. Largely absent are C. IV, F. III and C. V. [except for Plate III, Vol. II, Section "Samling af Medailler over Kongerne af den Oldenborgske Stamme" and Plates I-III, Vol. II, "Sigiller"] Continuing with F. IV, C. VI, F. V, and C. VII. The edition of 1791 consisted of two volumes: Text-volume: LXIV, 819, (4) pp. Plate-volume: engraved title page, 17 engraved part-titles and 319 (all) full page engraved plates. The edition of 1794 was an addendum or supplement and consisted of title page [2] 36 pages of text and, apparently, up to 25 full page plates. Bibliotheca Danica II:587.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Fehrenholtz, G.; Bradt, F. L.. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        A New Medical Dictionary; Or, General Repository Of Physic, Containing An Explanation Of The Terms, And A Description Of The Various Particulars Relating To Anatomy, Physiology, Physic, Surgery, Materia Medica, ChemistryÖ

      London: Printed For J.Johnson; G.G.J. and J.Robinson, A.Hamilton, Jun. & J.Murray, 1791. Third Edition, Revised and Corrected, with numerous additions by Dr. George Wallis, lecturer on the theory and practice of Physic, London. Blake p. 314. Wellcome iv p. 188. folio. pp. x, 738 [i.e. 734], [8]index, [6]. text in double columns. 30 engraved plates. contemporary tree calf, rebacked (corners worn, title slightly soiled & with small library rubberstamp, occasional light spotting)

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        Philosophie der Naturgeschichte. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt, mit Zusätzen des Herrn Rektors Lichtensteins herausgegeben von E. Zimmermann. Berlin: Voss, 1791.

      - First German edition of the first volume of Philosophy of Natural History (1790) by the Edinburgh printer, editor and author William Smellie (1740-95). The second volume was published posthumously in 1799. 'Smellie's reputation as a natural historian was such that Charles Elliot paid £1000 for the copyright to volume one of Smellie's Philosophy of Natural History, which appeared in 1790, shortly after Elliot's death. Smellie was delayed in completing the work by the demands of business and most of his fee was tied up in Elliot's estate or lost to various arrestments for debt. As was often the case, financial success eluded Smellie, but he received international acclaim for the Philosophy, which became part of the new Harvard curriculum in an edition abridged by Dr John Ware that ran through over thirty impressions and was reissued at Boston as late as 1872' (ODNB). 2 volumes, xxxii, 364, [1]; viii, 296 pp., contemporary half leather over marbled boards, spines gilt, corners slightly worn, all edges red, minimal browning, a very clean and attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Lustschloss Sr. Excele. Grafen von Firmian, Leopoldskron genant, bei Salzburg, mit der Aussicht gegen dem Dürnstein u. Dürnberg.

      Salzburg, Naumann, 1791-93.. Altkolorierter Kupferstich. ca. 26,5 x 42 cm. Gerahmt mit Passepartout in Goldleiste etw. späterer Zeit. N/W 442 - Aus: Naumann, August Franz Heinrich: Sammlung der schönsten Prospecte des Landes Salzburg.. Blatt alt beschnitten, etw. fleckig.

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        American Museum, Or, Universal Magazine

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1791. volume 10. Full Calf. Good. 8vo. Volume 10 covering from July through December 1791. Professionally rebacked. Lightly browned throughout as is usual for 18th century American paper but very tight and easily readable. . Probably the most important American publication of its time.

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        Den Marokanske Kajser Mohamed Ben Abddallah's Historie.

      Kbhvn.: Nicolaus Møller 1791. (24) + 334 + (16) s. Samt. marmoreret helskindsbind, rigt forgyldt ryg (lidt slidt) med ejeretiket "J.K.H.", permer med forgyldte bordurer, forperm med forgyldt våbenstempel, tresidet guldsnit. Trykt på svært skrivepapir. Samt. gaveinskription på forsatspapir og næsten bortraderet navn på titelbl.. Bibl. Dan. II, 558. Georg Høst (1734-94), statsråd og historiker. Han var kommissær i Marokko fra 1760 for det danske afrikanske kompagni indtil dets opløsning i 1768. I Marokko lærte han sig arabisk og kendte kejseren personligt. Hans hovedværk er "Efterretninger om Marokko og Fez..." som udkom i 1779

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE LOSS OF THE GROSVENOR EAST INDIAMAN. Which was unfortunately wrecked upon the coast of Caffraria, somewhere between the 27th and 32d Degrees of Southern latitude, on the 4th of August, 1782

      London, J. Murray, printed at the Minerva Press, 1791.. Compiled from the examination of John Hynes, one of the Unfortunate Survivors. By Mr. George Carter, Historical Portrait Painter upon his passage outward bound to India. Containing a Variety of Matter respecting the Sufferers, Never before made Public; With Copper Plates descriptive of the Catastrophe, engraved from Mr. Carter's designs. FIRST EDITION 1791. 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, folding engraved frontispiece and 3 full page engravings, pages: [4], 1-174, half-title present, bound in half calf, gilt lettering to spine, marbled boards. Binding rubbed, especially hinges and slightly worn at head of spine, slight shelf wear to edges, top corner of half-title has small neat repair, title page has a small closed tear at top inner margin repaired, folding plate has a neat repair to blank side of first fold, 2 small closed tears repaired to lower margin, no loss of image, inner paper hinges cracked, pale staining to corners of 2 engraved plates and a few pages of text, 1 plate has a small closed tear neatly repaired, not affecting image, pale age-browning to margins throughout, occasional dusty mark, endpapers browned, blank side of plates have pale marks and pale age-browning, tiny partially erased stamp at bottom of title page, otherwise a good copy. See: Edward G. Cox, A Reference Guide to the Literature of Travel, Volume II, page 465. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Salzburg Stadt Gesamtansicht

      . Vue de la ville capitale de Salzbourg avec la forteresse. Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Anton Amon nach Franz von Naumann aus "Sammlung der schönsten Prospecte des Landes Salzburg" 1791, 31,5 x 56,5 cm (38,5 x 58,5 cm Plattenrand) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 442 - Fuhrmann, Salzburg in alten Ansichten. Die Stadt. Kat. Nr. 74, Tafel 46.- Sehr schönes, breitrandiges Exemplar.

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        "Die Pulvermühl bei Salzburg, mit Ansicht der Hohenvestung und der Aussicht gegen dem Schlößchen Neuhaus". Altkolorierte Umrißradierung von Carl Schneeweis.

      Salzburg, Naumann, 1791-93.. Blattgröße ca. 36 x 52 cm.. Sehr schöne großformatige Ansicht (Bildgröße 26,5 x 41,5 cm) aus "Sammlung der schönsten Prospecte des Landes Salzburg" von August Franz Heinrich von Naumann. - Wenige unauffällige Ergänzungen von alter Hand (Türmchen, Fahnen und Kamine an der Festung, "e" am Ende von Pulvermühl), kleines Löchlein im Himmel oberhalb der Festung. Außerhalb des Plattenrandes teils leicht fleckig oder angestaubt. Unter einfaches Passepartout montiert. *Nebehay/Wagner 442.13.

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        Paß Lueg

      . Vue du Passage fortifie sur la Route de Golling, dans le Pays de Salzbourg. Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Carl Conti n. Franz v. Naumann aus "Sammlung der schönsten Prospecte des Landes Salzburg" Salzburg 1791-93, 26 x 42 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 442 / 27

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        A View of the Loss of the Rhone - Vue de la Perte du Rhone.

      . Aquatinta ( in Sepia ) v. Marie Catharine Prestel n. Louis Belanger le Romain b. Molleno Col, dat. 1791, 48 x 69. Prachtvolle Landschaftsansicht. Der Betrachter schaut unter einem umgestürzten Baum hindurch ins Rhonetal. Am Ufer Touristen, die die Schönheit der Landschaft bewundern. - Schwaighofer, das druckgraphische Werke der Maria Catharina Prestel, Nr. 3

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        Commissaires de la Tresorerie Nationale - Autograph document signed by Lavoisier and Condorcet, July 18, 1791

      Paris: Unique., 1791 Not Published. A fine copy. folio.An interesting document signed by four members of the commission but with the notables A L Lavoisier and M J A Condorcet being the most prominent to history. The famous ' frais du cult ' payments authorized by the National Assembly in 1790 after the Catholic Church had been expropriated in France. The state, however, took over supporting parish poor, pensions of church officials, etc. This was ammended in August of 1791 to reduce the cost to the state. The document offered here seeks to obtain receipts for expenditures and authorize payments for the first quarter of 1791.

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        Beskrivelse over Danske Mynter og Medailler. I Den Kongelige Samling

      Copenhagen, Denmark: N. Møller og Sön, 1791. Description of Danish Coins and Medals, the Royal Collection. Two volumes. First volume with title page dated 1791, Dansk Medailler og Mynter det Kongelige Kabinet. Second volume continues with part of the 1791 text and plates and also contains [in whole or in part] the addendum of 1794, Tillaeg til Beskrivelsen over Dansk Mynter og Medailler, I den Kongelige Samling. Edited by Georg Nielsen, Frederik Adam Müller and others. This substantial work was printed in antiqua by the Danish printer Nicolaus Møller. The large vignettes of the title page and of the introduction [Indledning] page of the first volume were engraved (and possibly drawn) by F.L. Bradt. The title page, in neo-classic style, and the part-title pages were engraved by G. Fehrenholtz. Elephant folio. 17 x 12 inches (424 x 289 mm). LXIV, 240; [ii], 619-812, [2] pages, with 91 full-page engraved plates in the first volume and with 118 full-page engraved plates in the second volume. According to some sources, but unconfirmed, there were 344 engraved plates in the complete three-volume edition, i.e., the two-volume set issued in 1791 and the supplement issued in 1794; missing in this copy offered for sale are, presumably, text pages 241-618 and corresponding plates for C. IV, F. III and C. V. Rebound. Bindings appear to be circa 1940s or 50s. Rust colored buckram binding, with spines lettered in gilt. Moderately bumped spine heads and tails and corners. As to each volume there is a crack between two gatherings [between the half title page and the title page of the first volume and between pages 600 and 641 of the second volume]. More a cosmetic issue than a structural issue, as the text blocks remain firmly attached to the bindings. Strong and fairly thick paper, not brittle or fragile. Occasional light spotting to the pages and plates, much less than one might expect in volumes of this age, and with most plates free of any spotting or soiling. First and only edition of the principal work on Danish numismatics. This monumental work is illustrated with finely engraved plates based on the massive collections of historical coins and medallions held in the Danish Royal Collection. Featured are coins and medallions of kings of the Oldenburg line, beginning with Christian I and ending with Christian VII, who was on the throne at the time of publication of this book. Featured are Christian I, Hans, C. II, Frederick I, C. III, and F. II. Largely absent are C. IV, F. III and C. V. [except for Plate III, Vol. II, Section "Samling af Medailler over Kongerne af den Oldenborgske Stamme" and Plates I-III, Vol. II, "Sigiller"] Continuing with F. IV, C. VI, F. V, and C. VII. The edition of 1791 consisted of two volumes: Text-volume: LXIV, 819, (4) pp. Plate-volume: engraved title page, 17 engraved part-titles and 319 (all) full page engraved plates. The edition of 1794 was an addendum or supplement and consisted of title page [2] 36 pages of text and, apparently, up to 25 full page plates. Bibliotheca Danica II:587.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Fehrenholtz, G.; Bradt, F. L.. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America, Begun

      1791. Scarce Hartford Imprint of the Acts Passed at the First U.S. Congress [United States]. Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the Fourth of March, in the Year M,DCC,LXXXIX, and of the Independence of the United States the Thirteenth. Being the Acts Passed at the First Session of the First Congress of the United States, to wit, New-Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South-Carolina and Georgia, Which Eleven States Respectively Ratified the Constitution of Government for the United States, Proposed by the Federal Convention, Held in Philadelphia, On the Seventeenth of September, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Seven. Hartford: Re-Printed and Sold by Hudson and Goodwin, 1791. [x], [3]-327 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, staining and a few scuffs to boards, corners bumped, front endleaves and a few rear endleaves lacking. Moderate toning to text, occasional dampstaining to foot of text block and inkstaining to head (above text). Early signatures and annotations to front board, endleaves and title page, interior otherwise clean. A solid copy. * Very scarce Hartford edition. Includes the acts and resolutions of all three sessions of the First Congress (March 1789 to March 1791) and the texts of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution. The Bill of Rights had yet to be ratified and those amendments are included within the general legislative text. This edition not in Sabin or Evans, which do describe later Hartford edition dated 1791, containing 486 pages, which was actually printed after March, 1792. Howes, U.S. Iana A35.

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        [ALS] Samuel Finley Breese Morse

      [ALS] Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791–1872 Inventor of the Telegraph). Manuscript letter, (1) p. dated February 13, 1856 and addressed to Z. [Zachariah] Allen (1795-1882), a manuscript collector and author, measuring approx. 4 ¼" x 7 ½" with an original Carte-de-Viste photograph of Morse, both framed under glass (not examined out of frame). Frame measures 13" x 13"..

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        [van Dyk] 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, Jan Yver, en Joannes Tideman. Op maandag den 14 maart 1791 en volgende dagen, 's morgens ten 10 en 's namiddags ten 4 uuren, ten huize van Arnoldus Dankmeyer en Zoon, castelyns in het Oudezyds heeren Logement, te Amsterdam. Alwaar gemelde konstwerken saturdag voor de verkoopdag, voor een ieder zullen te zien zyn. De catalogussen zyn by gemelde makelaars te bekomen, en verder in de buitenskeden, mits betaalende 6 stuivers. Amsterdam, by A. van der Kroe, (1791). 8:o. (8),188 s. & 1 grav. plansch. Häftad i samtida blekt och solkigt gråpappomslag. Ryggen defekt upp- och nedtill. Oskuren och tryckt på tjockt papper. Första två bladen solkiga och det första med reva i övre marginalen. Med samtida tillskrift nedtill på främre omslaget.. Jan van Dyk (ca 1690-1769) var konstkännare och framförallt en framstående konservator. Det publicerades även en katalog över hans bibliotek

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        Discoveries of the French in 1768 & 1769 South-East of New Guinea , with the subsequent visits to the same lands by English Navigators, who gave them new names... To which is prefixed, an historical abridgment of the voyages and discoveries of the Spaniards in the same seas... Translated from the French

      London: John Stockdale, 1791. Quarto, with 12 folding charts; a fine copy in attractive modern speckled calf by Aquarius. First English edition. First English edition of the great work on the French discovery of the Solomon Islands, and a direct result of the voyage of the First Fleet to New South Wales: the French original was issued in 1790.Phillip's Voyage, first published in 1789, had included the journal of Lt. Shortland on his return voyage in the Alexander transport from Botany Bay to England, during which he coasted along a group of large islands which he named "New Georgia". Fleurieu, writing in a period of intense international rivalry over Pacific discoveries, denies that discovery and promotes those of Louis de Bougainville and Jean de Surville. He draws on unpublished manuscripts as well as the printed narratives of Cook, Bougainville, Phillip, Mendana, Quiros and others. There are also interesting comments on the La Pérouse voyage. Fleurieu announces the receipt of journals from as far as Botany Bay, and in discussing the Great Ocean Chart (a fragment of which is published here), says publication is to be delayed until his later discoveries can be inserted. The translator of this edition notes that La Pérouse has still not turned up and "the apprehension for his loss increases daily

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        Droits de l'homme ou réponse à l'ouvrage de Monsieur Burke contre la Révolution francoise. Hbg., Gebr. Herold 1791. 136 S. Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rverg. u. Rsch. (Etw. berieb. u. best.).

      Gebrüder Herold, Hamburg 1791 - Stammhammer II, 243 (3). - Seltene Hamburger französ. Ausgabe im Jahr d. franz. u. engl. EA. - Ersch. als Antwort auf die Kritik Edmund Burkes an der "Französischen Revolution". "Es wurde die bekannteste und meistgelesene Verteidigung der Ideale der Französischen Revolution und der Menschenrechte" (KNLL XII,879f.). - Mit Namenszug "Tomas Paine" a. Tit. Die le. Bl. in den Rändern tls. angestaubt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage du gouverneur Phillip à Botany-Bay

      Paris: Buisson, 1791. Octavo; some foxing throughout, a tear to the last page of index repaired; a good uncut copy in later quarter calf over old boards, French version. The first French edition of the classic account of Australian settlement. Based on the governor's journals and despatches, this official record included the first descriptions and engravings of a large number of Australian birds, animals, fish and plants. The original English publication in 1789 led to world-wide interest in British achievements in New South Wales, which the French observed with considerable acquisitive interest, preserving ambitions of Antipodean empire well into the 1820s. The European - especially French and German - interest in the Botany Bay experiment led to the quite swift translation and foreign publication of Tench's relatively short account whereas both Phillip's and White's accounts, being longer, took two years to be translated.

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        ELEMENTS OF MILITARY ARRANGEMENT, and of the DISCIPLINE OF WAR; Adapted to the Practise of the BRITISH INFANTRY.

      London, T. & J. Egerton, 1791.THIRD EDITION 1791, 2 volumes, complete set. Small 8vo, approximately 160 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: viii, 272; viii, 203, half - title in Volume II, not called for in Volume I, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, spine divided by decorative gilt bands, 4 gilt Etruscan style vases in compartments, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels. Top of upper hinge on Volume I cracked (45 mm, 1¾ inches), spines slightly darkened and very slightly worn, very small piece chipped from head of spine of Volume II, small grey mark to upper cover of Volume I, endpapers browned at edges, a short closed tear to 1 margin, otherwise contents clean and bright, bindings tight and firm. A very good set. Some subjects covered: armies, structure and strength; exercises and parades; marching; methods of firing; manoeuvres; honours; encampment; garrisons; military courts and martial law; military punishments and executions; military funerals. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        TOURNEFORT,.

      "Aquisextiensis, Doctoris Medici Parisiensis, Academiae Regiae Scientiarum Socii, & in Horto Regio Botanices Professoris, Institutiones Rei Herbariae...... Tome Primus. Paris, 1791.3 vols. Part text and part II and III 2 engr.title. and 489 numbered engr.plts. Tournefort's history of plants growing about Paris, with their uses in physick; ...".

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        De vita et moribus sex sacerdotum Paraguaycorum

      Lives of Jesuits missionaries in Paraguay. 1791. Faenza. Typographia Archius. In 8vo (208 mm x 134 mm). xl + 299 pp. Contemporary wrappers, perished spine. Title page two ownership inscriptions and stamp, entirely uncut, scattered foxing, very good.First edition. A rare work on the lives of six missionaries that worked in Paraguay and north Argentina; written by a Jesuit who spent over 10 years working amongst them, granting credibilityA second edition was printed in 1793, containing 13 biographies Tredecim virorum Paraguaycorum. "Contains an account of the aborigines of South America, of the remains of the ancient Incas of Peru, and of the march of civilization among the nations of Paraguay" (Sabin).Peramas (1732 ?" 1793) was a learned Spanish Jesuit missionary, in 1755 after reading about the Jesuit´s missionary activities and evolution of the missions founded in the jungle, decided to join them, staying there until the expulsion of the Order. A fervent defender of the Society of Jesus, he fought off the hostile anti-Jesuit work of Corneille de Pauw, and at the same time praises their work carried out in America. De Backer-Sommervogel VI, 483. Medina, BHA, 5469. Sabin, 60857.

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        Giannone da' Campi Elisj ovvero conferenze segrete tra un savio ministro di stato e l'avvocato Pietro Giannone intorno ad importantissimi obbjetti che riguardano il ben essere della nazione napoletana

      CHIARIZIA Ottavio Maria. Giannone da' Campi Elisj ovvero conferenze segrete tra un savio ministro di stato e l'avvocato Pietro Giannone intorno ad importantissimi obbjetti che riguardano il ben essere della nazione napoletana. S.l., 1791. In 8vo; pp.VIII,263, 2n.nn. con errata. Unito: Lettera di un curato provinciale ad uno dei compilatori dell'Analisi ragionata cominciata in Napoli nell'Ottobre 1791, il quale si è nascosto sotto le seguenti lettere iniziali F.S.P.A. Napoli, presso Michele Morelli, 1794. Pp.2n.nn., 79. Cinque lettere di Pietro Giannone indirizzate al Segretario di Stato Simonetti riguardo lo stato politico ed economico del Regno di Napoli e le tasse dovute al Papa. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo e fregi in oro. Melzi I, pag. 448.

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        A New Medical Dictionary; Or, General Repository Of Physic, Containing An Explanation Of The Terms, And A Description Of The Various Particulars Relating To Anatomy, Physiology, Physic, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry

      London: Printed For J.Johnson; G.G.J. and J.Robinson, A.Hamilton, Jun. & J.Murray, 1791. - folio. pp. x, 738 [i.e. 734], [8]index, [6]. text in double columns. 30 engraved plates. contemporary tree calf, rebacked (corners worn, title slightly soiled & with small library rubberstamp, occasional light spotting). Third Edition, Revised and Corrected, with numerous additions by Dr. George Wallis, lecturer on the theory and practice of Physic, London. Blake p. 314. Wellcome iv p. 188.

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        Kst.- Karte, von Carl Jäck n. D.F. Sotzmann b. der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin, "Special Karte von der Mittelmark mit Genehnhaltung der königl. Academie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin .. 1791".

      . mit altem Grenz- und Flächenkolorit, dat. 1791, 51,5 x 60. Tooley, Dictionary of Mapmakers, Bd. III, S. 189 ( Diese Karte ist verzeichnet ). - Sehr seltene Karte der Mittelmark, erschienen bei der Berliner Akademie ( mit dem Stempel ). Sotzmann schuf die Karte im Jahr 1790, Carl Jäck stach die Karte 1791. - Oben rechts der Titel, unten links kleine Statistik der Kreise und Erklärungen der Zeichen. - Zeigt die 10 Kreise der Mittelmark. Gebiet: Havelberg, Küstrin, Peitz, Wittenberg. Später erschien auch eine Ausgabe bei Simon Schropp. - Am unteren Rand hinterlegte Einrisse.

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        Views taken on and near the river Rhine, at Aix la Chapelle, And on the river Maese.

      London, Walter, 1791.. 1 Bl., gest. Tit., 156 SS. und 32 Aquatinta.-Taf. mit Ansichten, 8°, GLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. mit Ganzgoldschn. ( leicht berieben u. bestoßen ). Frühes Ansichtenwerk mit Aquatinatafeln in einem schönen Einband. - Mit Ansichten von Mannheim, Hammerstein, Koblenz, Aachen ( mehrfach ) und zahlr. anderen Rheinorten.

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        REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE, AND ON THE PROCEEDINGS IN CERTAIN SOCIETIES IN LONDON RELATIVE TO THAT EVENT

      London: printed: New York: Re-printed by Hugh Gaine, 1791.. [4],196pp. Octavo. Extracted from bound volume. Some inevitable scattered foxing and tanning, some occasional neat early ink marginalia and commentary, two early ink ownership signatures on title (one crossed through), but a good copy, the fore-edges largely untrimmed. First American edition of Burke's spirited fusillade against the revolutionary fervor across the channel, described by PMM as "one of the most brilliant of all polemics." The second owner was at distinct disagreement with some of the opinions of the first: on page 106, the first owner has written, in part: "This sentence, though too long, is a very fine one...." The second owner has neatly crossed through those comments, and responded simply "fudge." PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 239. TODD 53ff. EVANS 23238. ESTC W36398.

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        LE BON SENS PUISE DANS LA NATURE OU IDEES NATURELLES

      Rome / Paris, Le Raison, 1791.** . Relié de l' époque, plein veau, cadre fleuronné doré sur les plats, dos orné doré, coupe et coiffes doré, titre doré sur étiquette noir, plats de papier marbré, 13x20cm, 244pp. Belle éditions du texte donné par d' Holbach en 1772, sous le titre Le bon sens ou idées naturelles opposées aux idées surnaturelles, reprenant le Testament établi par Voltaire. Cet ouvragte peut être concidéré comme un chef d' oeuvre de logique.

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        Autograph note to the London publisher Thomas Cadell

      London: 10 February, 1791. Manuscript in ink on a single piece of paper, originally folded, 140 x 233 mm.; top corner restored. Early colonial shopping list for books. Watkin Tench's second cousin writes to London to acquire books on New South Wales, at a time when Tench himself was still in Port Jackson. This is a revealing eighteenth-century manuscript note, written by a colleague and close relation of Tench, Banastre Tarleton, a military hero. Tarleton here chases up copies of the earliest books on the new colony at Botany Bay, and the subject evidently piqued the interest of his family: by the time of Tench's second book published in 1793 no fewer than nine copies were subscribed by different branches of the Tarletons. Their would almost certainly have been a personal relationship between Tarleton and Tench, who were both of an age, and who both left England as young men to join the American War of Independence. The Tarletons were a prominent merchant family in the Liverpool region of England. Their own ships traded in the West Indies, Africa and America and were no doubt involved in the huge slave trade of the period which contributed to the wealth of the city of Liverpool. They were also major sugar importers from the West Indies. As a soldier, General Banastre Tarleton was one of the best-remembered and most-hated British officers to fight in the American war. He rose spectacularly through the ranks to be given independent command of the British Legion before the age of twenty-four. It was during the capture of Charleston in 1780, in which he employed unusually ruthless and cruel tactics, that he gained the epithet "Bloody Ban", which stuck with him for life. "Tarleton's Quarter" became a rallying cry for patriots throughout the south, who would use it more than once to justify murdering defeated enemies who were attempting to surrender. Tarleton returned to England in 1782 as a hero and became a member of the Prince of Wales' inner circle. He wrote A History of the Campaigns of 1780 & 1781, in the Southern Provinces of America which was published by Thomas Cadell in 1787. Returning to his home town of Liverpool, he was knighted in 1790 and elected to Parliament, where he served seven terms. In his political career he is best remembered for his vigorous opposition to the abolition of the slave trade. At the time he wrote this note to his publisher Thomas Cadell, the great travel and exploration publisher of the late eighteenth century, Tarleton would have been aware that Watkin Tench had been active in setting up the convict settlement at Port Jackson from 1788. Tench had arrived in Port Jackson on the convict ship Charlotte on 20 January serving a three-year tour of service at England's newest colony after his work in the American war. Perhaps it was also in relation to Tarleton's parliamentary duties that he required information on the fledgling colony of Botany Bay. Dated only three years after settlement, Tarleton's note reads: 'Colonel Tarleton's compliments to Mr Cadell & wishes him to find as soon as possible, all the pamphlets that have been published relative to South Wales [sic] or Botany Bay…'. At this early date only a handful of publications dedicated to Botany Bay had appeared, including the first of Tench's works, A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay… published in London in 1789. Whilst Cadell had only been involved in a couple of related publications, Tarleton would naturally have turned to his own publisher in the Strand to gather the information he required. This is a fascinating early expression of interest in Botany Bay, by an eighteenth-century figure of renown.

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        Vase.

      Rome 1791 - Etching. Overall size: 73.7cm by 55cm, mounted. Best known for his representations of on the archaeological reconstructions of ruins and the documentation of contemporary Rome, Piranesi also made a fundamental contribution to the development of the decorative arts. The "Vasi" is one of the most important of his works related to his own interests as a restorer and dealer in antiquities, and which had a great influence on interior decoration, and industrial production of ceramics, etc. This was an aspect of Piranesi's work on which he relied more extensively after the death of his major patron, Clement XIII Rezzonico. Many of the plates illustrate objects made of ancient Roman marbles that could be inspected at his Museo in the Palazzo Tomati where his engraving business and his home were both located. The integration of ancient sculptural fragments into his restored objects allowed for flights of fancy that were very influential on younger architects such as Percier and Fontaine, who made there mark as architects for Napoleon. The plates were issued as individual plates from 1768, first appearing in bound form in 1778 as 'Vasi Candelabri Cippi Sarcofagi', probably compiled by Francesco Piranesi following his father's death. This set comprises Vasi antichi di marmo, Vaso inerario, Vasi Signor Corbet and Vasi Carmathen.

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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS

      London: Printed for Henry Baldwin, 1791.. xii,[16],516;[2],588[i.e.586],[2]pp. Two volumes. Quarto. handsomely bound in full speckled calf, elaborately gilt extra, a.e.g., for Brentano's. Portrait. Facsimile and plate. Isolated minor foxing, a couple of thin scratches to one upper board, S2-3 in first volume exhibit odd discoloration, otherwise a bright set, very good or slightly better. First edition, but with the corrected state of I:135:10 ('give'), and with the complement of cancels outlined by Pottle, as usual. In volume two, pages 78, 92, 275 and 352 are in their first, uncorrected states. Frequently remarked upon as one of the triumphs of the art of biography in the English language. ROTHSCHILD 463. POTTLE 79. GROLIER ENGLISH HUNDRED 65. ESTC T64481.

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        Arthur Phillips Reise nach der Botany-Bay: nebst Auszügen aus den Tagebüchern der neuesten Brittischen Entdecker in der Südsee.

      Hoffmann,, Hamburg: 1791 - The third German edition of 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay' including an important folding map, not recorded by Tooley, showing the eastern seaboard of Australia, extending from New Guinea, New Caledonia, New Zealand and the Marshall Islands. The coast of 'Neu Holland' shows "Neu Sud Wallis [endeckt?] 1770", and Botany Bay and Port Jackson with "Sidney cove". Port Jackson and Botany Bay are exaggerated in size. The map, titled 'Charte von Neu Holland, Neu Georgien und den Lord Mulgrave Inseln', is not listed in Tooley but is referenced as no. 1791-16 in Perry & Prescott's "A Guide to Maps of Australia in Books Published 1780- 1830." Neither of the first two German editions appear in Ferguson, an abbreviated version of 86 pages with one map & 1 plate (Leipzig: 1789) and the second in Berlin in 1790. There is a 20pp account of Gilbert's voyage from Port Jackson to Canton, with separate section-title. 8vo, [xiv], viii, 9-264pp, frontispiece portrait of Arthur Phillips, engraved half title, 8 plates, folding map with original wash color measuring 9 3/4 x 12 1/2" plus margin. Strong impressions of the 8 plates entitled: Die gelbe Gummi Pflanze; Einwohner von Botany Bay (three Aborigines with canoe, fishing); Abbildlung einer Hutte in Neu Sudwales (Aborigines in front of dwelling); [engraved illustration of tools]; Geflecktes Oppossum; Fliegendes Eichhorn; Casuar auf Neu Holland (Cassowary); and Schwarzes fliegendes Opossum. Period three quarter tan leather and tan speckled papered boards. Spine quite rubbed and chipped, lacking top half inch; gilt title on spine; paper shelf label with number at base of spine. Internally, folding map with a short diagonal closed tear repaired just below Neu Guinea, not affecting Neu Holland; the interior very bright and clean. Ferguson 113; OCLC: 645425590; Engelmann I, 241. Volume 2 of a series entitled "Neuere Geschichte der See- und Land-Reisen", complete in itself and rare. [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

      London: printed: New York: Re-printed by Hugh Gaine, 1791.. [4],196pp. Octavo. Extracted from bound volume. Some inevitable scattered foxing and tanning, some occasional neat early ink marginalia and commentary, two early ink ownership signatures on title (one crossed through), but a good copy, the fore-edges largely untrimmed. First American edition of Burke's spirited fusillade against the revolutionary fervor across the channel, described by PMM as "one of the most brilliant of all polemics." The second owner was at distinct disagreement with some of the opinions of the first: on page 106, the first owner has written, in part: "This sentence, though too long, is a very fine one...." The second owner has neatly crossed through those comments, and responded simply "fudge." PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 239. TODD 53ff. EVANS 23238. ESTC W36398.

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        MARTIROLOGIO ROMANO

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 20x13. 468pag. 1791. Pasta espanola. Publicado por orden del papa Gregorio XIII y reconocido con la autoridad de Urbano VIII, de Inocencio XI, de Clemente X, y ultimamente corregido y aumentado por sumo pontifice Benedicto XIV ; traducido al castellano por D. Agustin Alvarez Pato y Castrillon. Muy dificil en comercio. Ref 6.2 Biblioteca A.

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        Richard Brinsley Sheridan Esq

      J. Hall, No. 83 Berwick Street, London 1791 - A lovely copy of Reynolds' distinguished portrait of Richard Sheridan, the famous politician and dramatist. Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) was a renowned British dramatist and politician. His witty plays exhibit the finest development of the comedy of manners in 18th-century England, and he was one of the most admired playwrights of his day. At a young age Sheridan purchased the Drury Lane Theatre in London, which he owned until it was destroyed by fire in 1809. Among his best known works are 'The School for Scandal', and 'The Critic' which are both witty satires on fashionable society. Sheridan became a member of parliament in 1780, and went on to lead a distinguished and influential parliamentary career. As a politician Sheridan was best remembered for his eloquent speeches in opposition to the British war against the American colonies. As a young man, he was acquainted with Samuel Johnson, and was later friends with George, Prince of Wales. O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. in the British Museum 3. Copper engraving. In excellent condition. Image size: 17 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. L.A. Graf Mellin v. C. Jäck für J. Fr. Hartknoch, "Der Rigische Kreis. Le Cercle de Riga".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat 1791, 1798, 48,5 x 69,5. Jaeger, Prussia Karte, S. 142. Lex. Kart., S. 456 ff. -Sehr seltene Karte aus dem "Atlas von Liefland", hrsg. 1798 bei Hartknoch in Riga. ( der komplette Atlas mit 20 Karten wurde auf keiner Auktion in den letzten 20 Jahren angeboten ). - Über der Karte Kopftitel in deutscher und franz. Sprache. Oben links großes Wappen, unten links ausführliche Zeichenerklärungen. Zeigt den Rigaer Kreis.

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        The life of Samuel Johnson. LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition never before published. The whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great BritainÉ

      London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly. 1791. "First edition, first issue with ""gve"" reading in vol. I, 2 volumes, 4to, full contemporary speckled calf, recased and rebacked, gilt lettering direct on spine; light dampstaining to top edge; a good, sound copy, with the Round Robin plate and plate showing facsimile signatures of Johnson, but without the frontispiece portrait. Celebrated for its intimacy and vividness, Boswell's Life of Johnson ""is one of the best books in the world. It is assuredly a great, very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of the heroic poets, Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of the dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of the orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers"" (Macaulay). Grolier, English 100, no. 65; Pottle 79; Rothschild 463."

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