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        Recopilacion de leyes de los reynos de las Indias, mandadas a imprimir y publicar por la Magestad Catolica del Rey Don Carlos II. Nuestro señor. Tomo I.

      Viuda de D. Joaquin Ibarra - Madrid 1791 - Tomo I. Este tomo contiene el indice general y el indice especial de los titulos que contiene. Quarta impresion hecha de orden del Real y Supremo Consejo de las Indias. Encuadernado en pleno cuero de epoca con tejuelo bordeaux en el lomo. Cantos pintados. 660 paginas. 30,5x21 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Loi relative à M. de la Peyrouse, & à l'impression des Cartes par lui envoyées, donnée à Paris, le 4 Mai 1791 [caption-title]

      Tours: Auguste Vauquer, Imprimeur du Département d'Indre & Loire, 1791. Quarto, 4 pp., woodblock ornament and drop title; fine and uncut, preserved in recent marbled wrappers. 'Publish what we have'. Very scarce indeed: the French National Assembly decree calling for the publication of all of accounts and charts of the La Pérouse expedition. The edict makes special reference to his Australian landing and copious correspondence relayed to France throughout the voyage ('envoyées par M. la Peyrouse, de la partie de son voyage jusqu'à Botanibay…'). Three printings of this decree are known to us; issued in Paris, Grenoble and Tours respectively. This Tours printing has a manuscript certification dated 24 June 1791 for the district of Tours. In February of 1791 the National Assembly issued its famous edict initiating the search for the lost explorer. Issued within months, this document is clearly a companion to the February edict. Here the government affirms the publication of the official account of La Pérouse's voyage. A wealth of material was available because of La Pérouse's habit of regularly forwarding the latest information by any means available (famously, his last report was forwarded by Governor Philip from Port Jackson). The publication announced here would be six years in the making, first appearing in 1797 as {i Voyage de la Pérouse autour du Monde}, and come to be regarded as one of the greatest narratives of maritime exploration ever published. This decree itself is printed at the start of the official voyage account. Of the three imprints, that published in Paris appears to be the most common. Two copies are recorded in Australian libraries (State Library of New South Wales and the National Library) and it is recorded by several bibliographers (Allen's Check List p. 10; McLaren 134; Ferguson 107). The Paris imprint also appears in the checklist titled {i Centenaire de la mort de La Pérouse} (Paris, 1888; number 48). However, the Grenoble and Tours imprints are considerably scarcer, and have escaped notice by the aforementioned bibliographers.

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        Loi relative à M. de la Peyrouse, & à l'impression des Cartes par lui envoyées, donnée à Paris, le 4 Mai 1791 [caption-title]

      Auguste Vauquer, Imprimeur du Département d'Indre & Loire, Tours 1791 - Quarto, 4 pp., woodblock ornament and drop title; fine and uncut, preserved in recent marbled wrappers. 'Publish what we have'. Very scarce indeed: the French National Assembly decree calling for the publication of all of accounts and charts of the La Pérouse expedition. The edict makes special reference to his Australian landing and copious correspondence relayed to France throughout the voyage ('envoyées par M. la Peyrouse, de la partie de son voyage jusqu'à Botanibay?'). Three printings of this decree are known to us; issued in Paris, Grenoble and Tours respectively. This Tours printing has a manuscript certification dated 24 June 1791 for the district of Tours. In February of 1791 the National Assembly issued its famous edict initiating the search for the lost explorer. Issued within months, this document is clearly a companion to the February edict. Here the government affirms the publication of the official account of La Pérouse's voyage. A wealth of material was available because of La Pérouse's habit of regularly forwarding the latest information by any means available (famously, his last report was forwarded by Governor Philip from Port Jackson). The publication announced here would be six years in the making, first appearing in 1797 as Voyage de la Pérouse autour du Monde, and come to be regarded as one of the greatest narratives of maritime exploration ever published. This decree itself is printed at the start of the official voyage account. Of the three imprints, that published in Paris appears to be the most common. Two copies are recorded in Australian libraries (State Library of New South Wales and the National Library) and it is recorded by several bibliographers (Allen's Check List p. 10; McLaren 134; Ferguson 107). The Paris imprint also appears in the checklist titled Centenaire de la mort de La Pérouse (Paris, 1888; number 48). However, the Grenoble and Tours imprints are considerably scarcer, and have escaped notice by the aforementioned bibliographers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Whole Genuine Works of Virgil, the famous Roman poet: Including new and complete editions of The Aeneid, Georgics, and Pastorals, Buccolics, or Eclogues; those very celebrated and universally-admired original productions. ; The Whole Genuine Works of Virgil, the famous Roman poet: Including new and complete editions of The Aeneid, Georgics, and Pastorals, Buccolics, or Eclogues; those very celebrated and universally-admired original productions.

      Alex. Hogg, London 1791 - Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Brown leather boards; a little scuffed and worn, but generally smooth; gilt decoration and titling still quite bright; light wear to lower part of spine, but binding firmly intact. Marbled boards and pastedowns. Owner's name on f.e.p., in lovely copperplate, dd June 16th, 1792. The book is undated, but the same hand has inked 1791 just below the publisher's name on the title page. The title on the spine says "Dryden's Virgil", but he is in fact merely one of the sources "carefully consulted and attended to" in Melmoth's preparation of the volume - among the others were Warton, Pitt, Spence, Warburton, etc., etc. Engraved frontis. + plates; fold-out map of the Roman world at front. Incidentally, the Directions to the Book-Binder were not followed too closely, as few of the plates were inserted as directed: some earlier hand (possibly the original owner) has carefully noted where each plate actually is, and inked in corrections. Lastly, and fascinatingly, bound in at the rear are two separate sets of closely handwritten quarto pages (about 40 in toto), once again in the most beautiful copperplate, presumably of commentary / notes on the text. ; 4to (9" x 11"); 497 + ads + list of sbscibers. pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

      Philadelphia, 1784; and Boston, 1791-92. - Three volumes. viii,361,[lxxxiv]; 494; 480,[8]pp., plus folding map bound in as frontispiece in second volume. Contemporary grey and beige paper boards over birch bark, printed paper spine labels. Some loss to paper on spines, costing most of third volume spine label. Front boards loosening on first and second volumes. Second and third volumes with some occasional light staining and foxing. In original unsophisticated condition, untrimmed, a remarkable survival. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. The first extensive history of this state "one of the most important eighteenth-century American histories," according to Streeter. The first two volumes trace the history of New Hampshire, while the third discusses the geography, natural history, society, laws, government, etc. The author was a determined antiquarian and founder of the first American historical association, the Massachusetts Historical Society. The publication of this work in different cities over an eight-year period has made complete sets difficult to obtain. Tocqueville praised Belknap's history, saying "The reader of Belknap will find more general ideas and more strength of thought, than are to be met with in other American historians, even to the present day" (quoted in Larned). In the third volume of this set the publication date appears to read "1793" in Roman numerals, but this is to be a typographic error. Howes claims that a second edition of the third volume appeared in 1793, but this is not noted by Evans, ESTC, or BAL. EVANS 18344,23166,24088. STREETER SALE 715 (vol. 1 only). SABIN 18344. HOWES B323, "aa." LARNED 3128. BAL 922,928,930. WHEAT & BRUN 183.

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        The London Vocabulary, English and Latin: Put into a New Method, proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin Words. Adorned with Twenty-six Pictures. For the Use of Schools. The Twentieth Edition.

      London: Printed for J. F. & C. Rivington T. Longman B. Law R Baldwin S. Bladon and G. & T. Wilkie 1791 - 12mo, 147 x 84 mms., pp. viii, 123 [124 adverts], 26 vignette woodcuts, contemporary sheepskin; recent repair to small hole in B1, front joint very slightly cracked, but a good copy. Greenwood (?1683 - 1737) was probably published in 1711, though the earliest copy traced was printed in 1713. The work was reprinted well into the 19th century.

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        Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der bisher bekannten Schmetterlinge aus allen Welttheilen mit ihren Synonymen. [Band I-II] (complete).

      . Marktbreit, Knenlein, 1791-1792. Two volumes in two. Small 8vo. 4 ll., 338 pp.; 2 ll., 406 pp. Two nice woodcut vignettes in the text, one with a butterfly. Uniform contemporary half calf over greyish marbled boards, spines with five raised bands with gilt lines, two labels with gilt titles. Original flyleaves, all edges dyed red.* Rare. This is the successor of Jung's "Verzeichniss der meisten bisher bekannten europäischen Schmetterlinge" published in 1782 with only 156 pp. (Horn Schenkling 11374). This binominal catalogue of the butterflies runs from A to Z and refers to its literature up to 1790. It includes a list of Latin epithets and a list of German names. Fairly small library stamp on front paste-downs and a small repair on one of the titles, otherwise a clean and attractive set. Hagen I, p. 406; Horn-Schenkling, 11375..

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        CAII JULII CAESARIS OPERA OMNIA

      M Ritchie and J Sammells, London 1791 - Two volumes, first edition, (11),422 pp, (11), 441 pp., errata leaf, Volume 1, engraved portrait of Caesar by Thomas Holloway 2 engraved maps and 1 engraved plate, Volume 2, frontispiece, 1 engraved map of Spain, marbled endpapers, 2 armorial bookplates in both volumes and ink signatures dated 1795 on reverse of front endpaper, bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt borders, spine faded, and covers rubbed with some stains and scuff marks, 2 small worm holes in joints of Volume 1, Sumtibus Editoris Excudebant M Ritchie and J Sammells, 1790 Edited by Henry Homer, The Younger (1753-1791), notable Cambridge classical scholar In spite of the blemishes to the bindings this is a FINE SET [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Voyage dans les États-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale, Fait en 1788; par J. P. Brissot (Warville), Citoyen François.

      Paris: Chez Buisson, Imprimeur et Libraire, 1791. - Inscribed atop title-page of Volume I: "D. Wiglesworth, professor [ . . . . ] / the author & for his excellent Notes on populati[on] / Brissot." Signed in all three volumes "Thomas Wigglesworth / 1792." Signed by Edward Wigglesworth 1818 on the front pastedowns of all three volumes. Jacques Pierre Brissot de Warville (1754-1793) accomplished a lot before perishing beneath the guillotine. A crusading revolutionary and journalist, he published numerous reformist books and articles and spent four months in the Bastille. In 1788 he toured the United States for the anti-slavery cause and as agent for an investment scheme. Back in Paris, he achieved great power--practically controlling French foreign policy--as the leader of the Girondists; but, when the tide turned, he was swept away. In America he toured widely (taking a special interest in the Quakers), dined with James Madison in Philadelphia, and spent three days at Mount Vernon with the Washingtons. Much of his time was spent in and around Boston, and at Harvard he met Edward Wigglesworth (1732-1794), the second Hollis Professor of Divinity, grandson of the poet Michael Wigglesworth (1631-1705) and son of Edward Wigglesworth, the distinguished first Hollis Professor. Brissot refers to Wigglesworth on page 135 of volume 1; and in his chapter in volume 2 on longevity in the United States Brissot refers to Wigglesworth's published research on the subject and uses his table of comparative longevities. Although Brissot's inscription is partially illegible, it's obvious that he was expressing his thanks to the American academic for his information. Edward Wigglesworth passed this set on before his death to his son Thomas (1775-1855), an East India merchant based in Boston; and Thomas in turn gave the set to his son Edward (1804-1876), an attorney, merchant, philanthropist, and co-compiler of the 13-volume Encyclopaedia Americana (Philadelphia, 1828-1832). 3 vols, 8vo, contemporary tree-calf, red morocco labels, gilt rules and lettering. Folding table. Clark, Travels in the Old South, vol. 2, 80; Sabin 8035. Front hinge of volume 1 starting; foot of spine frayed; front free endpaper detached; presentation inscription trimmed by the binder; very good copy. First edition. The first English edition appeared in 1792, followed by many editions in numerous languages. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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, Ne

      London: Printed By Henry Baldwin, For Charles Dilly, 1791. - 2 Volumes. 4to. pp. xii, [16]contents & errata, 516; 1 p.l., 588 [ie. 586]. engraved frontis. portrait of Johnson by J.Heath after a painting by Joshua Reynolds. 2 engraved plates (facsimiles of Johnson's handwriting & a 'Round Robin' with facsimiles of signatures). contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked, corners renewed (some light scattered foxing throughout - frontis. more heavily affected, lower blank corner of final leaf defective). First Edition of the most celebrated biography in English literature, with S4r, Vol. I, in the corrected state, reading in line 10 'give' rather than 'gve'; with all the cancels (2 in Vol. I & 5 in Vol. II) and misprints listed by Pottle. Grolier, One Hundred Books Famous In English Literature, 65. NCBEL II 1214. Pottle 79. Rothschild 463 (1st Issue). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson L.L.D.

      Charles Dilly, London 1791 - Two Volumes. Full gilt decorated leather rebacked spine with new leather and gilt labels original backstrips preserved. Marbled endpapers with large bookplate. This is the second state of the first edition with the corrections that are called for. All plates and engravings are present. An exceptionally clean copy with only a minimum of foxing and the leather worn at the edges and corners only. Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geo-Hydrographic Survey of the Isle of Madeira with the Dezertas and Porto Santo Islands geometrically taken in the year 1788. By William Johnston Esq[ui]r[e]. This Chart drawn from actual Surveys taken with the Permission of His Excellency Don Diego Perreira Forjas Coutinho, Knight of the Order of Christ, Governor General and Commander in Chief of the Island of Madeira and Porto Santo &c. &c. &c. a discerning and liberal Promoter of every useful improvement in Science. Is respectfully dedicated To the Right Honourable John Henry Petty Earl Wycombe in testimony of the high consideration in which His Lordship is held by His Lordship's most humble and faithful humble Servant William Johnston of Madeira.

      London, Digested and Published by W. Faden, Geographer to the King, Jan[uar]y 1st, 1791. - Madeira Two engraved charts, on two sheets joined, fine original hand-colour, inset plan of Funchal, first chart with view of Funchal and plan of the road of Funchal. Large and detailed plan of Madeira. The British had particularly strong links with Madeira. The island had been under Portuguese rule since its discovery in 1418 - Portugal being the country with which England had (and still has) its oldest diplomatic alliance - based on the Treaty of Windsor of 1386. This alliance was further strengthened when, in 1662, Charles II married Catherine of Braganza. As a result Englishmen were allowed to settle on the island. Many of the new arrivals would later become involved in the lucrative Madeira port trade. It is likely that William Johnston, the author of the present chart, was involved in the industry, as one William Johnston is recorded as a partner in Newton, Gordon, and Johnston from 1777-1791. The company - now trading as Cossart, Gordon & Co. - was established by Francis Newton in 1745 and is the oldest company in the Madeira wine trade. These strong links were coupled with the island's strategic significance as a principal port of call for the burgeoning transatlantic trade. Attached to the left of the chart is a 'Plan of the Road of Funchal', with detailed soundings, anchorages, and observations made by Thomas Howe in 1762; whose observations were communicated by Alexander Dalrymple to the admiralty. We are aware of only one other recorded example of the charts together joined; that in the British Library. BLMC Maps * 68165.(6.); Maps * 68165.(9.).

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

      London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1791. - An interesting history of ancient India and its relations with the world of the Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. 4to, contemporary calf neatly rebacked, gilt rules and lettering. Two large folding maps. Half-title present. NCBEL II, 1721; Cox vol. I, page 304; Lowndes 2107. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe; with various papers relative to the plague: Together with Further Observations on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland The Second Edition, with Additions.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson C. Dilly and T. Cadell. 1791 - Large 4to, 297 x 222 mms., pp. vi, 259 [260 - 272 Index], 32, 22 folding engraved plates, no half-title, bound in late 19th century half blue hard grain morocco, blue linen boards, spine richly gilt; front joint a little rubbed, but a fine copy. The text includes an appendix, "containing observations concerning foreign prisons and hospitals: collected by Mr. Howard, in his concluding tour. Together with two letters to Mr. Howard, from John Haygarth M.D. edited by John Aikin." Howard published this in 1789, shortly before his death in January, 1790. R. W. England, in "Who Wrote John Howard's Text? The State of Prisons as a Dissenting Exercise" (British Journal of Criminology, 1993), notes that Howard makes no clear mention of writing the work himself, and that Aikin, in his account of Howard, acknowledged the assistance of "an old retired friend," who then passed the text to Richard Price. Quoting from many of Howard's letters and other documents, England argues that Howard was more than just assisted by various Dissenters in the production of his books, but that they were responsible for making them into clear English prose. One might add that the first known lazaretto, a kind of quarantine station for travellers, often none too salubrious, was established in Venice in 1403, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Colección de poemas latinos escogidos y comentados para uso del Real Seminario de Educandos de Valencia

      - [S. l., pero Valencia]: En la Oficina de D. Benito Monfort, año de 1791.- XXIV,518 pp.; 4° (24 cm.); magnífica impresión sobre excelente papel de hilo verjurado; Plena Piel Epoca.- La encuadernación con algunos deterioros, aunque su aspecto en general es excelente. La impresión de Monfort es impecable, sobre un papel de hilo grueso, firme y muy blanco, con excepción de alguna hoja con pequeñas y ténues motitas de humedad. En la portada dos letras iniciales manuscritas y en el verso de la misma una firma manuscrita. Los poemas están en latín con notas en castellano a pie de página. RARO. Palau nº 155136. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographisches Statistisch-Topographisches Lexikon von Schwaben oder vollständige alphabetische Beschreibung aller im ganzen Schwäbischen Kreis liegenden Städte, Klöster, Schlösser, Dörfer, Flecken, Höfe, Berge, Thäler, Flüsse, Seen merkwürdiger Gegenden u. s. w. mit genauer Anzeige von deren Ursprung, ehmaligen und iehigen Besitzern, Lage, Regimenstverfassung, Anzahl und Nahrung der Einwohner, Manufakturen, Fabriken, Viehstand, merkwürdigen Gebäuden, neuen Anstalten, vornehmsten Merkwürdigkeiten u. s. w.

      Ulm Stettinischen Buchhandlung 92 1791 - 2 Bde. Ein dritter Band erschien 1797. 22 x 14 cm. VIII, 987, 1270 S. Original Pappeinbände mit roten Buschnitt. Leicht fleckig u. teils wenig Wasserfleckig. Ecken teils wenig bestoß. Rückenschilder kaum noch vorhanden. Mit 1 hübschen gestoch. Frontispiz (zeigt die Gegend zwischen Tennbron und Weiler im Wirtenbergschen Amte Hornberg) und Titelvignette.; - Papier leicht gebräunt, mit Exlibris Honsell, eine Seite verstärkt, Titelblatt leicht fleckig, sonst fast fleckenfreie Exemplare. 1.100 gr. Original Pappeinbände mit roten Buschnitt.

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        A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures engraved on wood by

      Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, 1791. . Second edition. 8vo, x, 483, (1) pp. 320 wood engraved illustrations, hinge slightly cracked in the middle of the volume but overall sound. 20th century full morocco, gilt decorated spine, some marks, small scuff to the lower cover. Roscoe 2b, variant A. Tattersfield 1.2.

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        Historia natural civil y geografica de las naciones situadas en las riveras del Rio Orinoco. [.] Nueva impresion: mucho mas correcta que las anteriores, y adornada con ocho laminas finas, que manifiestan las costumbres y ritos de aquellos Americanos. Corregido por el P. Ignacio Obregon. Tomo I [-II].

      - Barcelona en la Imprenta de Carlos Gibert y Tuto, 1791, voll. 2, in-4 piccolo, leg. coeva in piena pergamena (dorso del vol. I con leggero restauro reintegrativo alla parte inferiore), titolo manoscritto ai dorsi, pp. XVI, 360 - [4], 352. Con 8 tavv. calcografiche: un ritratto dell'autore, una carta topografica del corso dell'Orinoco più volte ripiegata e 6 illustrazioni raffiguranti costumi degli indiani dell'Orinoco. Restauro all'angolo superiore esterno bianco di circa 36 cc. del vol. II (non lesa la stampa). Altro lieve restauro al margine bianco alto di 5 carte del vol. I. Si tratta della migliore edizione con un corredo di illustrazioni aumentato. Leclerc Bibliotheca Americana, 1472. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia Natural, Civil y Geográfica de las Naciones situadas en las Riveras del Rio Orinoco. Tomo Segundo.

      Barcelona, en la Imprenta de Carlos Gibert y Tutó, 1791. - 4to.; 2 hs., 352 pp. y dos láminas fuera de texto. Encuadernación de época, en piel con lomera ornada y con pequeña falta en cabeza de lomera.

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        The Housekeeper's Instructor; or, Universal Family Cook. Being an Ample and Clear Display of the Art of Cookery in all Its Various Branches. Containing Proper Directions for Dressing all Kinds of Butcher's meat, Poultry, Game, Fish, &c.

      W.and J. Stratford nd (1791), London - (3)-456,(24) Pp. Engravings include frontis & 11 plates, two of which are folding. All are present as called for in the directions to binder. Directions to Binder & list of subscribers at rear after index Title continues - Also the Method of preparing soups, Hashes, and Made Dishes: with The Whole Art of Confectionary, Pickling, Preserving, &c.likewise The making and keeping in Perfection British Wines; and proper Rules for Brewing Malt Liquor, As well afor Family Comsumption as the Regale of private Visitants. To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings, Likewise Bills of Fare for every Month in the Year, with copper plates, displaying The Best Manner of Decorating a Table .together with Directions for Marketing . s Calf is scuffed & creased along spine.Some foxing & dirtying to endpapers, generally good condition. Full calf with red title label on spine

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain for Near a Century During Which He Flourished. In Two Volumes.

      London: by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791 - 2 volumes, quarto (300 × 220 mm). Old marbled boards, rebacked and recornered to style in calf, smooth spines with red morocco labels, gilt rolls and date at foot, wavy-line rolls in blind, marbled edges. Sides rubbed; one leaf (sig. 3I3, vol. 1) shorter and probably supplied from another copy and with short tear in lower margin repaired; quire 4B, vol. 2, with old repairs to close tears without loss at upper inner corner; overall, a good copy. Portrait frontispiece engraved by James Heath after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 2 engraved facsimile plates by H. Shepherd. First edition of the most famous biography in any language. The immense task of compiling the thousands of notes Boswell had recorded on "the great man's talk, habits and opinions" was begun after Johnson's death in 1784. Made up of trifling incidents as well as the significant events in Johnson's life, the work remains a masterpiece of portraiture. "Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers" (Macaulay). Boswell's reputation was further enhanced by the discovery in the early part of the 20th century of the Boswell Papers, which were stored in the Malahide Castle of Ireland for generations. What resulted from this discovery was the revelation of Boswell as an extraordinary personality in his own right; a far more complex, eccentric genius than the mere recorder of Johnson's conversations. This copy has p. 135, vol. 1, in the corrected state, reading "give". This is not an issue point for the whole book; some copies read "gve", but the correction was made in the press, and 1,750 copies with either state were available on publication day, 16 May 1791 (800 were sold in the first two weeks). Courtney 172; Grolier, English 54; Rothschild 463; Pottle 79; Tinker 338. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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-Britain, for Near Half a Century, During Which He Flourished (First UK Edition, in two volumes)

      Henry Baldwin / Charles Dilly, London 1791 - First Edition. Quarto, two volumes. Second state, volume one with corrected spelling (p. 135: "give" for "gve" and those stated by Pottle not mentioned in the "corrections") and cancels (pp. 271-274); volume two with misnumbered pages (pp. 229, 408, 497, 504, 555, 585, 586) and cancels (pp. 29, 301), as well as hyphens (p. 288) and typographical errors (pp. 78, 92, 275, 352, 562). All plates present, including the frontispiece. A few leaf stubs are present, but not placed at the correct cancels.Contemporary re-backed full calf, seven spine compartments, one in green and one in red, with gilt titles and designs, original endpapers, all page edges cut. A monument to biography, reprinted several times. Boswell was already a prolific author by the time of publication, but "The Life" propelled him to even higher levels of recognition. Boswell and Johnson were acquainted for a while, having met, coincidentally, in a book store. But in 1784 Johnson died, seven years before his life went into print. Both volumes Very Good plus, with moderate foxing throughout, light shelfwear, and a few tiny closed tears and creases.Pottle 79, 1967. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [K 575, 589, 590]. Tre Quartetti per due Violini Viola e Basso... Opera [18]. [Parts]

      Vienna: Artaria e Compagni [PNs 360 and 361]. [ca. 1791]. 4 volumes. Folio. Early marbled wrappers. Preserved in a custom-made green cloth folder with slipcase with dark red leather label gilt to spine. [1] (title within decorative border), 2-20; [1] (blank), 2-19; [1] (blank), 2- 17; [1] (blank), 2-17 pp. Engraved. Plate number "360" to pp. 4-7 of first violin part only. Slightly worn and thumbed; inner margin of title guarded just affecting edge of printed border; occasional markings in pencil and crayon. . First Edition, 4th issue of the Prussian Quartets. Haberkamp Text p. 326. BUC p. 709. RISM M6169 (not distinguishing among issues). "The Prussian Quartets, K. 575, 589 and 590, form a group, since they are dedicated to King Friedrich Wilhelm in Berlin, who played the violoncello - or at least they were written with an eye towards such a dedication, for the first edition bears no dedication at all. The royal virtuosity had to be taken into account, and so in almost every movement of the three works the violoncello has a predominant part, while the second violin and viola retreat into the background. The quartets are slightly concertante, and yet they are purest chamber music. Mozart sometimes completely forgets his royal patron - as for instance in the minuet of the last quartet. These are three works that originated under the most dreadful spiritual oppression, and yet they rise to heights of pure felicity." Einstein: Mozart, p. 184.

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        THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS. TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID, POINTED AS THEY ARE TO SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES.

      Printed by P. Didot Sen. and sold by W. Edwards and Sons Halifax, Paris 1791 - 12mo. Unpaged. In an Etruscan binding of full black straight-grained morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the flat spine divided into blind stamped panels separated by double decorative rules in gilt, the covers with decorative borders and cornerpieces in blind with a large central diamond pattern, double gilt fillet ruled borders, rolled gilt dentelles. This with a finely executed fore-edge painting of Spokeland, Lancaster County labeled on the flyleaf in ink "Spokeland". Jeff Weber in his "Annotated Dictionary of Fore-Edge Painting Artists & Binders", cites similar copies of this exact edition listed in in an Edward's catalogue of 1815, item 4262, also items 1379 and 1380 in another Edwards catalogue of 1820/21. "Every one of the fore-edge paintings mentioned in this catalogue is found on Etruscan calf bindings and none of the paintings are named or described." (Weber, p. 128).With the bookplate of Robert Mackenzie Beverley (1798-1868), author and magistrate. Some wear to spine with minimal crack to foot, else a sound and presentable copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, Edinburgh: E. Balfour, 1791 - Quarto (272 × 212 mm) Contemporary speckled calf, flat spine, red morocco label, single Greek key panel gilt to the boards, edges sprinkled. A little rubbed, particularly at the extremities, some surface loss from the upper board, light toning, overall a very good copy. Two folding maps. First edition. Having published a highly influential History of Scotland; established his reputation with his life of Charles V; and expanded his fame with his History of America - its success "was even more marked on the continent, where it was considered Robertson's masterpiece" - Robertson turned his attention to India. "The Disquisition falls into two main parts: the first two-thirds is a narrative of the commercial contacts India had with the outside world from ancient times to the sixteenth century; the remainder is a long appendix describing Indian culture. The narrative portion documents, gathers, and summarizes familiar but scattered material; the appendix is broadly descriptive and more innovative, following the pattern developed in the descriptive chapters of the History of America Robertson has been chiefly remembered as a historian. His four published historical works brought him considerable fame and wealth, and they helped establish historical writing as one of the foremost literary genres of Enlightenment Scotland Although in recent years both Hume and Gibbon have often been considered greater historians in terms of intellectual insight and historical comprehension, Robertson's contemporaries generally had no hesitation about making him their equal, if not superior." (ODNB) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bibliotheca Chethamensis: sive Bibliothecae publicae Mancuniensis Ab Humfredo Chetham Armigero fundatae Catalogus exhibens Libros in Varias Classes pro Varietate Argumenti Distributos.

      Mancunii. Excudebat J.Harrop & Henricus Smith - 1826 1791 - First edition, 3 vols., 8vo., engraved portrait, very fine set, handsomely bound in full early 19th Century polished calf, gilt line border by J.Winstanley of Manchester with his ticket, some light rubbing. The Chetham Library founded in 1653 by Humphrey Chetham was the first established Free Library with access to all and with it's own Librarian. In 1791 John Radcliffe , the Librarian compiled and published in two volumes this Catalogue of the 6723 items in the Library. The third volume published in 1826 and compiled by the Bibliographer William Parr Greswell extended the listing to 8029 items and also included an index to all three volumes. A further three volumes were added later in the 19th Century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle Carte Geographique des Postes et Autres Routes D'Allemagne

      Paris 1791 - A decoratvie cartoche is on the upper left corner and a decorative map legend is located in the lower right., Size : 745x850 (mm), 29.25x33.5 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, disected and laid on original canvas, folding map

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        General Karte von der Koniglichen Republik Polen mit den verwandt en Landern und dem konigreiche Preussen

      Vienna 1791 - Size : 222x330 (mm), 8.75x13 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        A Brief Account of the Life of Howell Harris, Esq;

      Trevecka, Trevecka 1791 - Extracted from papers written by himself. To which is added A concise Collection of his letters from the year 1738, to 1772. Small 8vo, in fair condition, first edition, [9], 10-224 pp, contemporary publishers blue paper covers marked, corners and edges chipped and worn, some loss at corners. Spine lacking papers, stitching becoming loose, but just holding, no title. Internally, prelims and edges a little browned and dogearred, ink name Will.m Williams to title page, text block edges uncut, 57 letters. Contains the 2 leaf Elegiac Poem on the death of Howell Harris, inserted between N4 and O1. Along with a copy of There was a man sent, an outline of the story of Howell Harris of Trevecka and the beginnings of the Calvinistic Methodist Church in Wales (now called the Presbyterian Church of Wales) by M Bickerstaff, Trevecca, 1959, 36 pp, plates & illustrations and with ink name to tp. Housed in a red calf spined with red marbled covers up and over box with black slip case. (ESTC T145179. Libri Walliae 2322) Howell Harris, 1714-1773, HARRIS , HOWEL(L) ( 1714 - 1773 ), religious reformer who left behind him a large number of diaries which give a detailed account of his experiences, his journeys, and his preaching over a long period of time. It was from these diaries that the ¿Family¿ collected the material for the autobiography ( A Brief Account , etc.) published in 1791 ( Welsh ed., Hanes Ferr , etc., 1792 ). From time to time, much that was written in the diaries has been published but more remains unpublished. See NLW WBO. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Voyages de M. Le Marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Dans les Années 1780, 1781 & 1782.

      Paris, Prault, 1788-1791. 1788 - 2 vol. in-8° (201 x 128 mm.) de : I. 8, 390 pp. ; II. 362, [2] pp. 2 cartes dépliantes, 3 planches gravées dépliantes. Demi-veau d'époque, dos lisses ornés. Corps d'ouvrage très frais. Edition complète et autorisée du récit des différents voyages réalisés par le Marquis de Chastellux (1734-1788) qui participa à la guerre d'Indépendance des États-Unis d'Amérique en 1780, comme major-général, pendant laquelle il devint l'ami de Washington. Howes : « Dans sa forme complétée, cet ouvrage est le premier récit auquel on peut accorder foi décrivant la vie aux États-Unis ». François Jean de Beauvoir, Marquis de Chastellux (1734-1788), proche de Voltaire et des Encyclopédistes, fut un officier et un homme de lettres français, qui servit durant la Guerre d’Indépendance Américaine en tant que major général dans le corps expéditionnaire commandé par Rochambeau, et c’est lui qui, en tant que « Maréchal de camp », assura la liaison entre l’Etat-Major français (Rochambeau) et George Washington. Troisième officier français dans la bataille de Yorktown, il était également reconnu pour ses talents d’écrivain. Ses rencontres avec Washington, Lafayette, James Madison et Jefferson (avec qui il entretint une correspondance), conduisirent à de véritables relations d’amitié. Sa relation, qui décrit son expérience américaine de 1780 et 1781, contient donc des faits rarement retranscrits sur la Guerre d'Indépendance des Etats-Unis et des anecdotes sur les grandes figures de cette époque cruciale. Selon Clark, il s’agit de l’une des meilleures relations de voyage aux Etats-Unis pour ces années, du fait de la précision des observations de l’auteur, d’une narration qui avance, mais aussi des commentaires précieux sur la société américaine et de la peinture qu’il donne des différentes manières de vivre adoptées par les colons. Les événements de la Guerre d'Indépendance suscitaient une grande curiosité en Europe, et Chastellux publia pour la première fois son texte en 1781, sur les presses qui étaient à bord de l'escadre française de Rhode Island. Il s'agissait pour lui d'adresser à ses proches en Europe des copies de son journal sans avoir à s'embarrasser de le recopier à la main, et il n’en publia donc que 24, dont la moitié fut envoyée en Europe. L’intérêt ne se démentit pas et une édition pirate parut, rassemblant des fragments du journal. Chastellux, qui jusqu’alors ne souhaitait pas faire de publication officielle, céda aux instances des imprimeurs et du public, et un travail plus poussé fut fait sur son journal qui donna lieu au présent ouvrage (paru pour la première fois en 1786). Il est illustré de trois planches et de deux cartes de la côte est des Etats-Unis, dressées par Dezoteux, officier qui prit également part aux combats de la Guerre d’Indépendance. Bel exemplaire. 2 vols. 8vo. 2 folding maps, 3 plates. Contemporary half calf. Complete and legal edition of this travels account by Marquis de Chastellux (1734-1788) who took part to American Revolutionary War where he became George Washington friend. Fine copy. Sabin, 12227 ; Howes (Hartley), C334 ; Monaghan, 1533.

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        Discurso sobre varias antigüedades de Madrid: y origen de sus parroquias, especialmente de la de San Miguel. Con algunas reflexiones sobre la disertación histórica publicada por el Doctor Don Manuel Rosell acerca de la Aparición de San Isidro Labrador al Rey Don Alonso VIII. antes de la batalla de las Navas, en defensa del Marqués de Mondexar / Por Don Juan Antonio Pellicer de la Real Biblioteca de S. M.

      - Con las licencias necesarias. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Sancha, MDCCXCI (1791).- 2 h., 136 p.; 8º mayor (20 cm.); excelente impresión de Sancha sobre papel verjurado blanco y terso; Enc. en Plena Piel pasta antigua, lomera lisa con tejuelo y bandas doradas de filetes paralelos, cantos dorados, cortes pintados en rojo.- En la portada tiene una firma manuscrita a tinta que no toca texto; la encuadernación tiene pequeñas rozaduras por los bordes y esquinas. Pero restaurado todo esto, su estado es muy bueno, con el interior perfecto. RARO. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. [-] In Two Volumes.

      London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, in The Poultry. 1791 - First edition; with the "give" reading on page 135, line 10 of Volume One. Two volumes; 8 1/2 inches x 11 in., frontispiece portrait of Samuel Johnson, engraved by J. Heath after the Sir Joshua Reynolds (1756) painting; xii, [16], 516 pp.; 588 pp. With two engraved illustrations in Volume Two: "The Round Robin" at p. 92, and the "facsimiles" of Dr. Johnson's handwriting, at p. 588. The cancelled leaves are present in both volumes. Light brown polished calf spines, sides and corner-pieces, with five raised bands on the spines, gilt titling and floral decorations, and marbled paper over boards, with matching marbled endpapers, and all the edges also marbled. The frontispiece and title-page of Volume One show some tan spotting, a stain to the lower corner, a little, occasional light tan spotting to some page margins, some rubbing to the leather spines, cover edges. Generally, a clean and well-margined set. With the engraved (Cleveland Cliffs Iron scene) bookplate of Samuel Mather (1851-1931), and a signed, 1932 note from his brother, Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather, regarding the book. Overall, a near fine set. Weight: 7 lbs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Anacreontic Petition and Song

      Carington Bowles, London 1791 - This droll portrayal in mezzotint of the Greek pantheon receiving the "Anacreontic Petition," includes Zeus in the foreground, Hermes with his winged helmet and Artemis with a crescent moon atop her head, Bacchus with a cup of wine, and others. It illustrates the lyrics to the Anacreontic Song, a drinking tune that is printed below the picture., which was the theme song of the Anacreontic Society, a London gentlemen's club named after the Greek poet Anacreon, and dedicated to "wit, harmony, and the god of wine." According to the song, "To Anacreon in Heav'n where he sat in full Glee/ a few Sons of Harmony sent a Petition/ That he their Inspirer and Patron wou'd be." Generally very good with the usual light toning, wear, soiling, soft creases. To view detail, contact us.

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        Pietro Lely Pittore: self portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi

      Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Guideppe Bardi, 1791-96. First Edition: published in Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze, in an edition of only 100 copies. Image 10-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches, framed to 14-3/4 x 11 inches overall. Color line engraving with contemporary hand coloring, engraved caption, original mounting on blue paper. . Burch, Colour Printing and Colour Printers, pp. 64-65; Hind, Engraving, p. 310 . Carlo Lasinio (1759-1838), was one of the earliest Italian color-printers; his series of famous self-portraits of artists is a notable achievement, and images are very rare; only one copy of his book has survived (in the National Gallery, Washington, DC) and this is incomplete. A SPLENDID AND HISTORIC PORTRAIT

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        Taddeo Zuccheri Pitt. (Taddeo Zuccari, Italian) nato in S. Angelo in Vado (Teritorio di Urbino) nel 1529. morto in Roma nel 1566: Portrait, engraved by Lasinio. Number 124

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

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        Andrea Schiavone Pitt: self portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi

      Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Guideppe Bardi, 1791-96 - Carlo Lasinio (1759-1838), was one of the earliest Italian color-printers; his series of famous self-portraits of artists is a notable achievement, and images are very rare; only one copy of his book has survived (in the National Gallery, Washington, DC) and this is incomplete. A SPLENDID AND HISTORIC PORTRAIT First Edition: published in Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze, in an edition of only 100 copies. Image 10-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches, framed to 14-3/4 x 11 inches overall. Color line engraving with contemporary hand coloring, engraved caption, original mounting on blue paper. . Burch, Colour Printing and Colour Printers, pp. 64-65; Hind, Engraving, p. 310 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Taddeo Zuccheri Pitt. (Taddeo Zuccari, Italian) nato in S. Angelo in Vado (Teritorio di Urbino) nel 1529. morto in Roma nel 1566: Portrait, engraved by Lasinio. Number 124

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

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        Pietro Lely Pittore: self portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi

      Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Guideppe Bardi, 1791-96 - Carlo Lasinio (1759-1838), was one of the earliest Italian color-printers; his series of famous self-portraits of artists is a notable achievement, and images are very rare; only one copy of his book has survived (in the National Gallery, Washington, DC) and this is incomplete. A SPLENDID AND HISTORIC PORTRAIT First Edition: published in Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze, in an edition of only 100 copies. Image 10-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches, framed to 14-3/4 x 11 inches overall. Color line engraving with contemporary hand coloring, engraved caption, original mounting on blue paper. . Burch, Colour Printing and Colour Printers, pp. 64-65; Hind, Engraving, p. 310 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        vie privée du Marechal de Richelieu, contenant ses amours et ses intrigues, et tout ce qui a rapport aux divers rôles qu'à joués cet homme célèbre pendant plus de quatre-vingt ans.

      Chez Buisson 1791 - - Chez Buisson, A Paris 1791, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 8 (12x20,5cm), (4) 472pp. et (4) 488pp. et (4) 441pp. (7), 3 Vol. reliés. - Edition originale, rédigée selon Barbier (Dictionnaire des ouvrages anonymes) par Faur, et selon la BN de France par Faur ou Benjamin de Laborde. Demi Basane blonde d'époque. Dos lisse à filets. Plats de papier marbrés. Titre et tomaison dorés. Tâches sur les dos. La préface de l'ouvrage indique que les Mémoires de Richelieu sont moins une seule biographie de Richelieu que de mémoires couvrant la fin du règne de louis XIV, la Régence et le règne de Louis XV. Le présent ouvrage prétend remédier à ces mémoires et présenter le maréchal tel qu'il était en vérité "c'est le héros en déshabillé que nous présentons au public". Comme l'indique le titre, outre son rôle historique, le livre dévoile les relations qu'entretint Richelieu avec les femmes, "toutes les femmes se disputaient son coeur. Les aimant toutes, il prétendait leur devoir un égal hommage." L'ouvrage Contient un grand nombre de lettres originales et de mémoires particuliers écrits par Richelieu, ou adressés à Richelieu. Type d'ouvrage historique nouveau et qui aura un grand avenir, le livre par divers éclairage tâches de peindre clairement l'homme que fut Richelieu, avec ses vertus et ses vices. Cachet Grande bibliothèque école libre N.D. de Mont-Roland sur le faux-titre. (4) 472pp. et (4) 488pp. et (4) 441pp. (7) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIA SOBRE LAS ENFERMEDADES QUE SE DEBEN TENER POR LACTEAS DURANTE EL CURSO DEL PREÑADO Y DESPUES DEL PARTO

      Blas Román, Madrid 1791 - M.D.-MEDICINA.Edt.Blas Román,Madrid 1791.Encuadernado en plena piel ( pasta española).Lomo cuajado con florones,ruedas y filetes.Tejuelo.Papel de aguas en las guardas.Corte y cantos tintados.Muy buen papel con ligero rastro de humedad en los márgenes de las primeras páginas sin afectar el texto.294 páginas.21x15 cm."Don Pedro Brunel cirujano de Cámara de S.M.C y partero de la Reyna de España Doña María Luisa de Borbón".Muy buen ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EXPERIMENTOS Y OBSERVACIONES SOBRE LOS SEXOS Y FECUNDACION DE LAS PLANTAS

      Viuda Piferrer, Juan Sellent - Barcelona. 1791. 20X13. 1h+86Pág+2h. Rústica. Raríssima Obra presentada a la Real Academia de Medicina Practica de Barcelona por Don Antonio Marti. Muy curioso. Ref 9.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Fair Penitent (Rowe) , the Mourning Bride (Mr. Congreve) , Zara (Aaron Hill) , and Venice Preserved (Thomas Otway): All Adapted for Theatrical Representation As Performed At the Theatres-Royal, Drudry Lane and Covent Garden

      Printed For William Jones By Graisberry And Campbell, Dublin 1791 - Description: 1 p. L. , xi, [1], [13]-86, [2] p. Front. 15 cm. Form/Genre: Tragedies. Subjects: Drama--Rowe. 18th century drama Finely bound in qtr wine morocco over bright marble boards. Particularly well preserved and practically 'as new' with bright gilt titling. Scans on request. Highly uncommon, especially in this condition 1 Kg. 86 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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