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      bei Adam Gottlieb Schneider Leipzig und Jena: bei Adam Gottlieb Schneider, 1791. FIRST EDITION . Hardcover. 197 x 127 mm (7 3/4 x 5"). 9 p.l., 358. FIRST EDITION. Attractive contemporary half calf over pink paper boards, raised bands, spine densely gilt in compartments with tulip centerpiece, fleuron sidepieces, and scrolling floral cornerpieces, two tan morocco labels, marbled pastedowns. With hand-colored title page vignette and 11 FINE ENGRAVED FOLDING PLATES, ALL COLORED BY HAND.Insignificant fading to covers, minor foxing confined to short portions of the text, other trivial imperfections, but AN OUTSTANDING COPY, the binding with virtually no wear, the text unusually clean and fresh, and the intriguing colored plates in a remarkable state of preservation. If there had been infomercials in 1800, the Nuremberg polymath Johann Gütle (1747-1827) would have been actively involved in this kind of promotion. Self taught in physics and mathematics, Gütle was an active entrepreneur who fabricated and sold everything from etched glass to cleaning and beautifying products (among them hair restorer and coloring) to lightning rods--including the first one in his home town. He wrote more than two dozen books dealing with, among other things, mechanics, electricity, surveying, and magic. He ran an active distribution center for his books and products, and he was a travelling showman whose efforts to succeed in retailing had a component of entertainment--a significant fraction of his writings dealing with the diverting amusement of magic tricks. Despite evidence that he could justifiably be labeled a huckster, he was also a talented and versatile handworker mentioned by contemporaries as an important artisan and author (the poet Jean Paul, for example, alludes, with pleasure, to the use of his hair dye), and he made serious efforts to contribute to the scientific betterment of daily life. Chief among his accomplishments was the construction of the original Nuremberg lightning rod, which brought him considerable acclaim. At the same time, Gütle was decried in Heilbronn as a fraud for his unsuccessful medical applications of electricity, which had to have been viewed at the time as macabre. The present work contains sections on "Electrical Arts," "Mechanical Arts," and "Colorful Magic," with the plates at the end of the book depicting the various devices and experiments explained in the text (these plates, in addition to being very detailed and attractively colored, are in almost unbelievably fine condition for a work of this sort). All of Gütle's early publication are quite rare, including the present one: OCLC locates only a dozen copies of our book, and ABPC records just one copy at auction since 1975.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Nouveau voyage dans les Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale, fait en 1788.

      Buisson 1791 - Paris, Buisson, 1791. 3 vol. in 8 de LII-395pp., 460pp., 448pp., reliures cartonnées saumon de l'époque, filets, petits poinçons et étoiles dorés, pièces de titre ocre surlignées et soulignées de grecques dorée, pièces de tomaison en pastille verte entourées de filets dorés, titre doré, signature découpée dans l'angle supérieur externe de la page de garde, quelques petites salissures éparses, rousseurs éparses, intérieur frais, bon et bel exemplaire. Intéressant et important ouvrage qui fut publié pour la première fois en 1787. Il aborde des sujets tels que la description de la vie politique et économique des Etats-Unis, la théorie de l'esclavage, le luxe et la population, l'agriculture, l'industrie et le commerce. Le troisième volume contient quant à lui un travail séparé: ''De la France et des Etats-Unis, ou de l'importance de la révolution de l'Amérique pour le bonheur de la France", écrit par Etienne Clavière et Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville. L'auteur contribua à l'abolition de l'esclavage dans les états du nord. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La prima? quarta parte delle Novelle

      Londra (ma Livorno), Bancker, 1791-93. 1791 9 voll. in 8° legati in 5. Uno dei pochi esemplari su carta grande. Ritratto (inc. Lapi). Gaetano Poggiali, curatore dell'opera, riprende l'edizione di Lucca, Busdrago, 1554, correggendo l'interpunzione. La vita dell'autore è opera di Giammaria Mazzuchelli. Ottimo esemplare a pieni margini con leggere, sporadiche fioriture. Legatura coeva in pergamena con filettature in oro e doppio tassello ai dorsi. (Gamba, 1228; Brunet, I, 637).

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        Loi portant que tout homme est libre en France, & que, quelleque soit sa couleur, il y jouit de tous les droits de citoyen, s'il a les qualités prescrites par la constitution. Décret daté du 28 septembre 1791, texte de loi publié à Paris, le 16 octobre 1791

      Caen, Imprimerie G. Le Roy 1791 - XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX texte à revoir XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX In-folio, 4 pp. 3 pages imprimées. Signé La Croix, Renouard, Richer, Maheust, Riviere, Le Bret. Il s'agit là du premier décret français qui stipule l'abolition de l'esclavage en France et dans les colonies. Il a été précédé par un premier décret daté du 15 mai 1791 donnant l'égalité des droits politiques aux gens de couleur nés dans les colonies de parents libres (les planteurs métis et non les esclaves affranchis). Ce premier décret maintient donc l'esclavage héréditaire [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L?arte della tintura della lana e de? drappi di lana in grande e piccola tinta con una istruzione sopra le bolliture

      per gli eredi di Marco Moroni 1791 Verona, per gli eredi di Marco Moroni, 1791. In 8vo; pp.XVI, 382. Bella vignetta al frontespizio con ?i cinque colori primitivi?. Capilettera. Lievi brunit. Cart. mod. Jean Hellot, 1685-1766, fu membro della Royal Society di Londra. I suoi studi riguardavano gli aspetti chimici e tecnici della tintura. Partington III, pp. 67-68.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Himmlisches Jerusalem welches durch die Würckung des H. Gebetts starck belagert, und durch Macht und Gewalt desselben glücklich erobert wird: oder Vollständiges Gebett-Buch [.].

      Sulzbach, Johann Peter Wolffs Erben, 1791. - (46), 710, (26) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz. Mit gest. Frontispiz (lädiert) und 18 gest. Tafeln. Orangegefärbter Pergamentband der Zeit mit reicher Rücken- und Deckelgoldprägung. Dreiseitiger ziselierter Goldschnitt. 8vo. Spätere Ausgabe des vielaufgelegten Gebetbuchs des böhmischen Zisterziensers Mibes (1658-1722), das häufig für aufwendig dekorierte Schmuckeinbände des Rokoko Verwendung fand. Der reich vergoldete Einband auf dem Rücken mit Kruzifixstempel, Vasen sowie Blumen- und Rankenbordüren; an den Deckeln wiederholt das Kruzifix in reicher Rankenwerksbordüre, diese außen wiederum umschlossen von einem Rankenfries; die Ecken von verdrehtem Bandwerk in ein Karree mit Blütenstempeln gefaßt; dazwischen Blüten- und Vasenstempel. Die Tafeln zeigen Meß-, Verkündigungs-, Abendmahl-, Kreuzigungs-, Krankensalbungs- und Wallfahrtsszenen, außerdem Heilige und die Pietà. - Das Frontispiz mit Randausriß (alt hinterlegt); Bindung gelegentlich etwas gelockert. Titel etwas fingerfleckig; die prächtige Goldprägung des Einbands teils schwach berieben. Aus der Sammlung des Kirchenhistorikers Alfred Raddatz (1928-2006), Professor für Kirchengeschichte, christliche Archäologie und kirchliche Kunst an der evangelisch-theologischen Fakultät der Universität Wien. Vgl. OCLC 38928015 (Ausg. 1762).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Cosmology. An Enquiry into the cause of what is called gravitation or attraction, in which the motions of the heavenly bodies, and the preservation and operations of all nature, are deduced from an universal principle of efflux and reflux

      Bath, 1791 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Errata to final leaf verso, minor spotting, ex. libris Henry and Carol Faul with small bookplate to front pastedown, contemp. tree calf, slight edge wear, rebacked with new leather label. <br><br> Very rare. ESTC lists just four copies, only one of which is in the UK at the British Library. A slightly enlarged edition with four plates was published a year later..

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        RIGHTS OF MAN. Being an answer to Mr. Burke&apos;s attack on the French Revolution. By Thomas Paine, Secretary for Foreign Affairs to Congress in the American War, and Author of the Work Entitled Common Sense.

      P. Byrne. Dublin. Ireland. 1791 - FIRST IRISH EDITION. Published the same year as the very rare first London edition. Small 4o.(8.5 x 5.2 inches). 162pp. A bright and clean copy bound, without half title, in early twentieth century full burgundy pebble grained cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. A very good copy of the uncommon first Dublin edition, published in Edmund Burke?s city of birth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        Trattato elementare, ovvero principi di fisica fondati sulle nozioni pi? certe tanto antiche che moderne, e confermati dall'esperienza.

      Subject: (Fisica). Firenze, per Iacopo Grazioli, 1791, sei volumi (di sette, manca il tomo III e il frontespizio del vol. VII, probabilmente omesso per errore dal legatore) rilegati in cinque, in piena pergamena coeva con titoli dorati ai dorsi, tagli spruzzati in rosso, pp. XIV-242 con quattro tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. 203 con otto tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + 305-(2) con sedici tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. 300 con dieci tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. IV-239-252 con cinque tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine. Complessivamente 43 tavole (di 46, mancano le tavole 12/15 del volume terzo, qui mancante).

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Meisterbrief für Johann Friedrich Neßlein, bei anderer Urkunde auch Nestlein.)

      Wurzen 1791 - Standort: Mappe 1. - "Wir geschworne Ober- und andere Meister, der Löbl. Innung der Posamentirer alhier in der Khurfürstl. Sächsischen Meißnischen Stifts-Stadt Wurzen entbieten " Meisterprüfung des Johann Friedrich Neßlein im Posamentiererhandwerk 6. Juni 1791. Siehe auch 28353. Trockensiegel. Nur an den Rändern etwas geknickt, sonst guter Zustand. Einmal gefaltet. Siehe Photo. 1 Blatt.

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        Trattato elementare di chimica presentato in un ordine nuovo dietro le scoperte moderne. Recato dalla francese nell'italiana favella e corredato di annotazioni da Vincenzo Dandolo. UNITO A: Supplemento alla prima edizion

      Subject: (Chimica). Venezia, dalle stampe di Antonio Zatta, 1791, cinque volumi in-8vo cartonato coevo (piccoli strappi ad alcuni dorsi), pp. VIII-VIII-745 + VII-347 + X-251 con due grandi tabelle ripiegate all'interno del primo volume "Quadro delle combinazioni binarie dell'ossigeno colle sostanze metalliche.." e "Quadro delle combinazioni del Radicale acetoso ossigenato.." e 13 tavole incise in rame piu' volte ripiegate in fine al secondo volume. Unito a: Venezia, Zatta, 1792, pp. IV-192 (Hard Cover)

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        Répertoire général du Journal du palais contenant la jurisprudence de 1791 à 1857 l'histoire du droit, la législation et la doctrine des auteurs par une société de jurisconsultes et de magistrats. en 13 tomes + 2 suppléments + répertoire du journal du palais de 1857 à 1870 en deux tomes ( table complémentaire )

      - Répertoire général du Journal du palais contenant la jurisprudence de 1791 à 1857 l'histoire du droit, la législation et la doctrine des auteurs par une société de jurisconsultes et de magistrats. en 13 tomes + 2 suppléments + répertoire du journal du palais de 1857 à 1870 en deux tomes ( table complémentaire ) Soit 17 volumes au total - A Paris , bureaux de l'administration - 1858 - 1872 - - 26 cm sur 17 cm frottements et accrocs sur les couvertures, intérieurs en bon état - Envoi rapide, soigné [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London, T. & J. Egerton, 1791.. Third edition 1791, 2 volumes, complete set. Small 8vo, 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.

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        La Divina Commedia, nuovamente corretta spiegata e difesa da F.B.L.M.C. Cantica I,II,III.

      Antonio Fulgoni 1791 [Figurato Carta Azzurra-Legatura-Dante] (cm.26,5) voll. 3 bella legatura originale in pieno vitello marmorizzato a più colori, piatti con filetti e ricco fregio a rotella, nervi, doppi filetti e fregi floreali anche al dorso, tutto in oro compreso il titolo entro tassello, tagli rossi. Frontis + pp. XXVIII + 1 tav. + pp. 502; Frontis + 1 tav. + pp. 523 + 1 p. di imprimatur; Frontis + pp. XII + 1 tav. + pp. 541 + 1 p. nn. I frontespizi portano due medaglioni, uno col ritratto di Dante, incisi dal Pacini, le tre tavole in rame illustrano l' inferno, il purgatorio e il nparadiso. Precede la vita di Dante scritta da P. Serassi. Esemplare particolare, uno dei pochi stampati su carta azzurra, bello e raro. E' questa la prima divina commedia stampata a Roma con il testo intero, inoltre è la prima edizione con il valido commento di F.B. Lombardi che si è avvalso particolarmente dell' edizione del Nidobeato del 1478 ma anche di quelle di Foligno, Mantova e del Landino. Esemplare bellissimo fresco e nitido, perfettamente conservato. Unica menda, il solo dorso del primo volume con difetti, abrasioni e dorature sbiadite. Molto belle le legature degli altri due volumi. * Mambelli 78; * De Batines I 119; * Gamba 397; * Graesse II 331; * Saginati "Collezione Dantesca Biblioteca Berio" n°81; * Martini "Dante Biblioteca Fondazione Marco Besso" p. 45; * Raccolta Mackenzie p. 113.[f68] Libro

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      - de todos generos, rosolis, mistelas, &c. Con una breve instrucción para conocer las frutas, y servirlas crudas y diez mesas con su explicación. En Madrid, Oficina de Ramón Ruiz, 1791, 5ª edición, 15x21, 4 hojas, 232 págs. Encuadernado en pergamino. (37942).

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        TRAVELS THROUGH CYPRUS, SYRIA, AND PALESTINE: with a General History of the Levant. Translated from the Italian

      London, G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1791.. FIRST EDITIONS, 1791-92, 3 volumes, complete set. 8vo, approximately 220 x 130 mm, 8¾ x 5¼ inches, pages xxiv, 340; xix, (1), 437; (8), 512, complete with half-titles, pages 225-240 in Volume I are misbound between page 208 and 209, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in 19th century half calf over marbled sides, gilt rules and raised bands to spine, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, marbled edges, tan endpapers. Slight rubbing to extremities, armorial bookplate on front pastedowns, endpapers lightly foxed, small piece torn from 1 margin corner, tiny closed tear to 1 corner, neatly repaired, upper margins occasionally lightly browned at edge, otherwise contents clean, bindings tight and firm. A very good set of the scarce first English edition. Abbe Mariti first published his work in Lucca in 1769-71: "Viaggi per l&#39;isola di Cipro e per la Soria e Palestina, 1760-68". Travels in Cyprus occupies Volume I and includes 5 chapters on wine and wine-making (page 303-340), Volume II, and Volume III up to page 149 are concerned with travels in Syria and Palestine, and page 151 to the end is a history of Jerusalem from its beginnings to the 12th century. Cox, Volume I, page 237: "Mariti (1736-1806), who was an official of the Imperial and Tuscan consulates, gives an excellent account of the condition of Cyprus during the third quarter of the eighteenth century, which is based mainly on his observations". See, Sotheby&#39;s The Library of Henry M. Blackmer II, number 816 for first French edition. The Sefik E. Atabey Collection, The Ottoman World, 770 & 771 for second editon in French and the Dublin edition. Neither listing the first English edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        DICCIONARIO DE LA LENGUA CASTELLANA compuesto por la Real Academia Española, reducido á un tomo para su mas fácil uso. Tercera edición, 1791.

      Madrid, por la Viuda de Don Joaquín Ibarra, Impresora de la Real Academia, MDCCLXXXXI [1791]. - -26 x 37 cm.- , 4 hs. + 867 págs. Encuadernación en plena piel, pasta española de época, con lomo con seis nervios, tejuelo y dorados. Cantos tintados. Buen ejemplar, con papel muy limpio. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A System of Surgery. 6 volume set

      G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and some title labels missing. Upper board of Volume I weak but holding. Spine of Volume VI splitting. Contents bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking Fifth Edition Leather cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). 3111pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece and 99 copper plates.

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        A Treatise on the Cataract; with Cases to Prove the Necessity of Dividing the Transparent Cornea, and the Capsule of the Crystalline Humour, Differently, in the Different Species of the Disease. [bound with] A Treatise o

      G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Browning to eps and prelim pages. Some annotations to the text of second volume and plate missing. Ex.-lib [First English Edition] Leather cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). xxii, 290pp, + index; xvi, 214pp, 2pp, catalogue. Fold out plate. Translated form the French and from the German.

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        CORONICA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA QUE RECOPILABA EL MAESTRO FLORIAN DE OCAMPO coronista del rey nuestro señor Don Felipe II. Desde el Tomo III. Coronica general de España que continuaba Ambrosio de Morales coronista del rey nuestro señor Don Felipe II.

      - Impresor - Lugar: En Madrid: en la oficina de Don Benito Cano: se hallará en la libreria de Quiroga, calle de la concepción, 1791-1792.Descripción fisica: 10 tomos. Tomo I: retrato, 2 h. (60 p.) 459 p. = Tomo II: 632 p. = Tomo III: xvi, retrato de Ambrosio de Morales, (72 p.) lxiv., 407 p. = Tomo IV: 700 p. = Tomo V: 600 p. = Tomo VI: 2 h., 446 p. = Tomo VII: xxxii., 432 p. = Tomo VIII: 519 p. = Tomo IX: lxxx., 388 p., 142 p. Tomo X: 288 p. Todos los volumenes con su portada. Los dos ultimos volúmenes corresponden a Las antigüedades de las ciudades de España que van nombradas en al Corónica. de Ambrosio de Morales.4º 220 x 170 mm. Bellas ilustraciones dibujadas por Antonio Carnicero, Ximeno y Sarmiento y grabados por Juan Palomino. Capitulares grabadas. Portada con orla. Grabado de Ximeno con el retrato de Pedro Rodriguez de Campomanes al que se dedica la crónica. Retrato de Ambrosio de Morales por Ximeno. Palau; 198386.Encuadernación: Sin encuadernar con papel de aguas de época. Tejuelo para titulo y lomo.Conservación: Falto o deterioro de alguna cubierta o lomo en el papel de aguas sin afectar a la solided del tomo. Tomo V falto de hojas de indices y erratas páginas de 601 a 616. ligero desgarre en tres últimas páginas del Tomo VI.Ocampo inició la obra que a su muerte continuó Ambrosio de Morales componiendo este último un valioso trabajo científico y redactando un valioso documento arqueológico con las Antigüedades de las ciudades de España escrito en 1575, documentando arqueológicamente los lugares citados en la Crónica general de España. Año: 1791

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        A System of Surgery. 6 volume set

      Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute, 1791.. Fifth Edition. Leather cover. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and some title labels missing. Upper board of Volume I weak but holding. Spine of Volume VI splitting. Contents bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). 3111pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece and 99 copper plates.

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        maj:ts krigs-hof-rätt i Stockholm, uti målet rörande örlogs-fregatten Venus, som fördes af majoren och riddaren Magnus Hanson, och eröfrades af ryska fiendteliga fartyg under Norsska wallen, den 1 junii 1789.

      Stockholm, Carl Gust. Cronland, 1791. 4:o. 78 s. Liten fläck på första och sista sidan. Tagen ur band. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 3344. Bring, Rättegångshandlingar, 726:2. Ärendet var först uppe i regementskrigsrätten för att sedan avgöras i krigshovrätten. Fregatten Venus, byggd av Chapman 1783, befann sig i juni 1789 utanför norska kusten under befäl av kapten Hanson. De råkade där ut för en rysk eskader som öppnade eld, och efter en stunds strid måste Hanson och hans män kapitulera, och Venus togs av ryssarna. Efter att tillbringat en tid i rysk fångenskap kom Hanson 1791 hem och ställdes inför domstol för förlusten av fartyget. Han bedömdes dock inte ha handlat brottsligt utan endast slarvigt, och dömdes till böter motsvarande en halv årslön

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        Gesetze des Herzogthums Wirtemberg aus ältern und neuern Verordnungen, Rescripten, Resolutionen und Dekreten zusammengetragen (4 Theile KOMPLETT) - I. Theil, welcher die Ehegesetze enthält/ II. Theil, welcher den I-ten Band der kirchlichen Gesetze enthält/ III. Theil, welcher den II-ten Band der kirchlichen Gesetze enthält/ IV. Theil, welcher den dritten Band der kirchlichen Gesetze enthält.,

      Johann Benedikt Metzler; 1791 - 1798. - 463/ 745/484/ 620 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben - teilweise mit Einrissen; Der Zustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Papier altersbedingt angebräunt/ stockfleckig; KOMPLETTPREIS für 4 Teile; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1900

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        The Dramatic Works of ShakspeareIn Seventeen Volumes

      03 - London - John and Josiah Boydell, and George Nicol, 1791 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A rare set containing the works of renowned playwright, William Shakespeare. In their original publishers&#39; bindings. With volume onecontains both Much a Do About Nothing and Richard III, volume two containing As you Like it and Romeo and Juliet, volume three contains both King Lear and Two Gentlemen of Verona, volume four holding Winter&#39;s Tail and Love&#39;s Labour&#39;s Lost, volume five holdsMerry Wives of Windsor and Titus Andronicus, volume six contains bothTwelfth-Night and Taming of the Shrew, volume seven containing Troilus and Cressida and First Part of King Henry VI, volume eight contain the First Part of Henry IV and the Second Part of Henry IV, volume nineholding the Second partof Henry VI and Merchant of Venice,volume ten containing Third Part of Henry VI and Cymbeline, volume eleven containingKing Henry VIII and Comedy of Errors, volume twelve holding both All&#39;s Well that Ends Well and Measure for Measure, volume thirteen containing Hamlet and The Tempest, volume fourteen holding both Macbeth and King Henry V, volume fifteen containing Othello and Midsummer Nights Dream, volume sixteen contain King John and King Richard II, volume seventeen containing Coriolanius and Antony and CleopatraEach play has a divisional title, with them beingpaginated separately. Thereareno signatures, and they are bound in no designated order. Each play has a colophon reading: From the Shakspeare Press, by W. Bulmer & Co. The original set is complete in nine volumes, however these are complete and bound into seventeen volumes. Condition: All volumes are in their original publishers&#39; bindings. Externally, all volumes are rubbed with wear to extremities and loss to the spines. All joints are starting, and four volumeshave some damp staining. Internally, binding is tender in places but all volumes are complete. Extremely bright,but with intermittent spotting, and some light foxing. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of every volume. Overall: FAIR paper bindings (never meant to survive) with GOOD interiors..

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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 &lsquo;Family&rsquo; 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.

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        A Treatise on the Cataract; with Cases to Prove the Necessity of Dividing the Transparent Cornea, and the Capsule of the Crystalline Humour, Differently, in the Different Species of the Disease. [bound with] A Treatise o

      London C. Dilly, in the Poultry; J. Murray 1791. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Browning to eps and prelim pages. Some annotations to the text of second volume and plate missing. Ex.-lib [First English Edition] Leather cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). xxii, 290pp, + index; xvi, 214pp, 2pp, catalogue. Fold out plate. Translated form the French and from the German.

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        Corónica general de España, que recopilaba el maestro Florian de Ocampo [que continuaba Ambrosio de Morales]

      Madrid: Benito Cano,, 1791&#150;2. 10 volumes, small quarto (211 × 148 mm). Contemporary tree calf, smooth spines richly gilt in compartments with massed tools, three red and green morocco labels, the lowest with gilt monogram, marbled endpapers, red edges. Engraved title pages in first 8 vols., 2 engraved portraits, engraved headpieces by Juan Palomino after Antonio Carnicero. Purple inkstamps of the Count de Torre Díaz to front free endpapers. Small dark stain at lower inner corner to first few leaves of vol. I, else generally clean and fresh, a very good copy. A handsomely bound set of the standard edition of the Chronicles of Spanish kings started by Florian de Ocampo (c.1499&#150;c.1558) and Ambrosio de Morales (1513&#150;1591). The first two volumes contain Ocampo&#39;s chronicle. Volumes 9 and 10 are entitled "Las antigüedades de las ciudades de España que van nombradas en la Corónica", continuing the Corónica to the death of Alonso VII by P. de Sandoval&#39;s Historia de los reyes de Castilla y de Leon. A set with an Anglo-Spanish interesting provenance: the Zuluetas were an old Basque family ennobled as counts of Torre Díaz in the 19th century, owners of a private bank in London. Rafael Merry del Val (1831&#150;1917), Marquis of Merry del Val, was secretary to the Spanish legation in London, a monarchist supporter of Alfonso XII. His eldest son Alfonso, marquess of Merry del Val (b.1864), was Spanish ambassador to the United Kingdom between 1913 and 1931. His younger brother, also Rafael (1865&#150;1930), was born at the Spanish Embassy in London and became a Roman Catholic cardinal; he served as secretary to the conclave of 1903 that elected Pope Pius X and was nominated for canonization in 1953.

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        Medical Facts and Observations.

      - 1st. (and only) ed., 8 vols., 8vo., 15 plates, most folding, some scattered spotting and occasional dust-marking but an attractive set in early calf professionally rebacked. London, for J.Johnson (vol.8 for J.Callow), 1791-1800. An attractive set complete with half-titles and with the splendid early bookplate of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow (founded 1599). In his preface to vol.I, the editor tells us that the journal ëis intended as a sequel to the London Medical Journalí of which journal Simmons was also the editor. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Art du torneur.

      Subject: (Tornitore in metallo). Paris, (1791) 4to br. cop. muta, pp. 220/284 con 43 (di 44) tavole di cm. 21 x 27 (sette doppie) incise in rame raffiguranti laboratori, offocine, macchinari grandi e piccoli, utensili svariatissimi e qualche prodotto finito. Manca la tav. 1.

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        Encyclopediana, ou dictionnaire encyclopédique des Ana.

      Chez Panckoucke 1791 - - Chez Panckoucke, A Paris _1791, In 4 (20x26cm), relié. - Edition originale. Selon la préface, elle vient compléter L'Encyclopédie méthodique éditée par Panckoucke. Pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de filets. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Un petit manque en tête et en queue. Frottements. Traces de restaurations anciennes en coins et queue. Trois premiers feuillets (dont feuillet de garde) froissés. Les Anas, qui ont particulièrement fait flores au XVIIe sont des recueils de pensées diverses, d'anecdotes et de bons mots, mis dans le plus grand désordre et destinés au public comme un divertissement intellectuel. L'originalité de cet ouvrage est de les avoir rassembler en dictionnaire, sans citer toutefois les auteurs. L'ensemble devenant un monumental ana que l'on peut ainsi feuilleter du début à la fin, avec plaisir, surprise et instruction : on notera que la part belle est faite à l'histoire et aux personnages. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 575 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alexandros Mavrokordatos. "Alexandros Mavrokordatos.President of the Greek Government

      Philhellenic: London "now in course of A Friedal, 34, Surrey Street, Strand and Sold by the principal Book & Printsellers in Town & Country." . Black & white lithograph portrait of Alexandros Mavrokordatos from the fourth edtion of Friedals "Series of Greek Portraits (4th part)" verso blank. Printed on India paper, mounted. Printed signature in Greek Full length portrait of Mavrocordato, standing in his office; the first time this image was published. Text below in English & French The first time this image was published Alexandros Mavrokordatos ( 1791- 1865, ) He was a member of the Filiki Eteria and was among the Phanariot Greeks who hastened to the Morea on the outbreak of the War of Independence in 1821. He was active in endeavouring to establish a regular government, and in January, 1822 he was elected by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus as the "President of the Executive". He commanded the advance of the Greeks into western Central Greece the same year, and suffered a serious defeat at Peta on July 16, but retrieved this disaster somewhat by his successful resistance to the First Siege of Missolonghi (Nov. 1822 to Jan. 1823). His English sympathies brought him, in the subsequent strife of factions, into opposition to the "Russian" party headed by Demetrius Ypsilanti and Kolokotronis; and though he held the portfolio of foreign affairs for a short while under the presidency of Petrobey (Petros Mavromichalis), he was compelled to withdraw from affairs until February 1825, when he again became a Secretary of State. The landing of Ibrahim Pasha followed, and Mavrocordatos again joined the army, barely escaping capture in the disaster at Sphacteria, on May 9, 1825, by swimming to Navarino. After the fall of Missolonghi (April 22, 1826) he went into retirement, until President John Capodistria made him a member of the committee for the administration of war material, a position he resigned in 1828. After Kapodistria&#39;s murder (October 9, 1831) and the resignation of his brother and successor, Augustinos Kapodistrias (April 13, 1832), Mavrocordatos became Minister of Finance. He was Vice-President of the National Assembly at Argos (July, 1832), and was appointed by King Otto as his Minister of Finance, and in 1833 Premier. Spotted particularly to India paper; short tear repaired to lower blank margin. Adam [de] Friedal, there is much confusion about Friedal&#39;s origins, He is supposed to be a Danish Phihellene and apparently passed himself off as a Baron. St Clair tells us that Friedal carried a lithographic press on his back whilst in Greece where he seems to have been between 1821-24.. He was at Missolonghi for a while with Lord Byron and married the sister of one of Byron&#39;s artificers, John Hodges. Byron wrote a letter introducing Friedal to the notice of the London Greek Commitee. Friedal returned and settled in London and produced his first portrait of Mavrocordato dated September 1824. "The Greeks. Twenty-four Portraits (In Four Parts Of Six Portraits Each,) of the Principal Leaders and Personages Who Have Made Themseves Most Conspicuous in the Greek Revolution.." 1st edition 1824. thereafter there are a number of editions, with differences to the portraits. The portraits in the 1st Edition, probably after Friedal&#39;s original drawings are fairly primitive, with each new edition they became more refined. A second edition of the first 2 parts was issued in 1826. Some of these plates are marked &#39;second edition&#39;, others merely have anew date on the plate surface. In most cases a completely new portrait replaces that of the previous ediion; parts 3 & 4 are unchanged. In 1827 two editions appeared with the imprint "London and Paris, 1827", some on India paper. one in which the portraits had no, or a very simple background, the other with full complex backgrounds. A French edition appeared the same year. In 1828-9 Dean & Munday brought out another series of Friedal plates, some but not all marked &#39;fourth edition&#39;, their most distinguishing feature being that they are full length. They re- issued a number of plates in 1830, marked fifth and sixth edition. There exist wrappers for a &#39;sixth edition &#39;appearing in 1832. [Navari]. Navari/ Blackmer: 633; Sotheby&#39;s/Blackmer:606; Philhellenic Alexandros Mavrokordatos.

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        The History of the American Revolution

      London: J. Johnson and J. Stockdale,, 1791. 2 volumes, octavo (204 × 124 mm). Contemporary calf, red morocco lettering- and black morocco numbering-pieces, flat spine, compartments gilt with an urn to the first, floral motifs to the fourth and sixth, and olive branch tool to the fifth, attractive "paraph" tools as corner-pieces to all, as also to the numbering-piece, edges stained yellow. Errata leaf bound in at the rear of each volume. Minor rubbing at the extremities, upper joint of Volume I just started toward the head, tan-burn from the turn-ins to the prelims, foxing to the endpapers and fore-edge, some encroachment to the margins, but overall a very good set. First UK edition, two years after the Philadelphia-published American first, but in fact from American sheets with a cancel title, part of the original title still visible in Volume II of this set. A very pretty set of "almost the first and very probably the most accomplished of the many histories of the American Revolution and making of the Federal Constitution" (O&#39;Brien). The present work and Ramsay&#39;s History of the Revolution in South Carolina were the first works to be copyrighted by the authority of the United States government. As no copyright law had yet been enacted, this was done by a special act of Congress on 20 April 1789. Ramsay studied medicine at the College of Pennsylvania, and practised for a year in Maryland before settling in Charleston: "He bore a letter from his preceptor and friend, Dr. Benjamin Rush, who declared that he was &#39;far superior to any person we ever graduated at our college&#39;" (DAB). He was successful in practice, but his energies were soon absorbed in politics, from 1776 to the end of the War he represented Charleston in the legislature; in 1781 he was returned to the House of Representatives; during most of 1782 and 1785 he was a delegate to the Continental Congress; from 1784-90 he served in the state House of Representatives; and in 1792, 1794 and 1796 he was elected to the state Senate. In his preface he explains that the materials for his history "were collected in the year 1782, 1783, 1785, and 1786; in which years, as a member of Congress, I had access to all the official papers of the United States. Every letter written to Congress by General Washington, from the day he took the command of the American Army till he resigned it, was carefully perused, and it&#39;s [sic] contents noted. The same was done with the letters of other general officers, ministers of Congress, and others in public stations." Historiographically, Peter C. Messer considers Ramsay&#39;s history to reflect "the combination of anxiety and optimism that defined nationalistic sentiments in the 1780s," while Karen O&#39;Brien identifies it as "almost the first and very probably the most accomplished of the many histories of the American Revolution and making of the Federal Constitution published in the immediate aftermath of those events &#133; the last of the European Enlightenment histories rather than the first of the American historical epics". A very pretty set in an unrestored contemporary binding.

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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&#39;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&#39;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,

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        Collection of Works

      London various publishers 1791 - Collected Works Extended by 5 Volumes of Mostly First Editions BURKE, Edmund. [A Collection of Works]. London [and Birmingham: various publishers, 1791-1827]. Comprising: [Volumes I-XVI:] The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. A new edition. London: Printed for F. and C. [and J.] Rivington., 1801[-1827]. [Volume XVII:] BURKE, [Edmund]. A Letter from Mr. Burke, to a Member of the National Assembly; In Answer to Some Objections to his Book on French Affairs. The second edition [i.e., first English edition, second impression]. Paris, printed, and London, re-printed for J. Dodsley, 1791. [And:] BURKE, [Edmund]. Two Letters from the Right Honourable Mr. Burke, on the French Revolution: One to the translator of his Reflections on the Revolution in French; the other to Captain W?, on the same subject. [First, unauthorized, edition]. London: Printed for H.D. Symonds, 1791. [And:] [BOOTHBY, Brooke]. A Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1791. [And:] SCOTT, Major [John]. A Letter from Major Scott to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1791. [And:] PRIESTLEY, Joseph. Letters to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Occasioned by his Reflections on the Revolution in France, &c. Birmingham: Printed by Thomas Pearson, and sold by J. Johnson, 1791. [Volume XVIII:] BURKE, [Edmund]. An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, in Consequence of Some Late Discussions in Parliament, Relative to the Reflections on the French Revolution. The fourth edition [i.e., first edition, fourth impression]. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1791. [Volume XIX:] BURKE, [Edmund]. Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain Societies in London Relative to that Event. In a letter intended to have been sent to a gentleman in Paris. [First edition, second impression]. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1790. [And:] BURKE, [Edmund]. Three Memorials on French Affairs. Written in the years 1791, 1792 and 1793. [First edition]. London: Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1797. [Volume XX:] TOWERS, Joseph. Thoughts on the Commencement of a New Parliament. With an appendix, containing remarks on the letter of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, on the revolution in France. London: Printed for Charles Dilly, 1790. [And:] [WOLLSTONECRAFT, Mary]. A Vindication of the Rights of Men, in a Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. Occasioned by his Reflections on the Revolution in France. London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1790. [And:] ROUS, George. Thoughts on Government: Occasioned by Mr. Burke?s Reflections, &c: in a Letter to a Friend. Second edition. London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1790. [And:] [MACAULAY, Catherine]. Observations on the Reflections of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, on the Revolution in France. In a letter to the Right Hon. the Earl of Stanhope. London: Printed for C. Dilly, 1790. [And:] [BOOTHBY, Brooke]. A Letter to the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, in Reply to his "Reflections on the Revolution in France, &c." The second edition; with considerable additions. Including also various passages from Mr. Burke?s former publications. By a member of the Revolutionary Society. London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1790. [Volume XXI:] BURKE, Edmund. A Letter from the Right Honourable Edmund Burke to a Noble Lord, on the Attacks Made Upon him and his Pension, in the House of Lords, by the Duke of Bedford and the Earl of Lauderdale, Early in the Present Sessions of Parliament. [First edition]. London: Printed for J. Owen, 1796. [And:] [SARPEDON]. A Letter to Mr. Miles: Occasioned by his Late Scurrilous Attack on Mr. Burke, Conveyed to the Public through the Medium of a Letter to Henry Duncombe. London: Printed for the author, and sold by J. Owen, 1796. [And:] [BURKE, Edmund]. Thoughts on the Prospect of a Regicide Peace, in a Series of Letters. [First, unauthorized, edition]. London: Printed for J. Owen, 1796. [And:] BURKE, Edmund. A Third Letter to a Member of the Present Parliam [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Botanic Garden. A Poem in Two Parts

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1791. . Two parts in one volume, part I first edition, part II third edition. 4to. xii, 212, (1), 212-214, 126, (ii); (iv), x, 197, (1) pp., directions to the binder bound in between the parts. Late 19th century half vellum over marbled boards, gilt lettered red label, patterned endpapers, a manuscript note regarding the author dated 1906 tipped in on the second free endpaper along with a cutting from the Derby Advertiser dated 1909. Frontispiece and 9 plates in each part. Some occasional light spotting, mild rubbing to extremities, a very good copy overall. A famous work by Charles Darwin&#146;s grandfather covering a wide range of scientific subjects and including lengthy appendices and notes on meteors, primary colours, frost, electricity, iron, coal, granite and winds amongst others. Five of the plates in the first part are engraved by William Blake. Bentley, 450.

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      Berlin, G. A. Lange, 1791-92. 8:o. (12),+ 192; (4),+ 193-404 s. Småfläckar på s. 196 och 211-12. Något nött, men trevligt mörkblått samtida pappband med vit titeletikett och gula snitt. Ur Gustaf d'Albedyhlls bibliotek, med hans exlibris (variant 2 med devisen Mors sine musis vita) och ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 206. Carlander III, s. 88 f. Består av sex delar: I: Nachrichten der Schwedischen Staatsveränderung im Jahr 1719. II: Des Grafen Gyllenborgs Bericht von dem Zustande des Reichs Schweden unter der Regierung Carls XI. III: Geschichte des Schwedischen Senats vom Freyherrn Schering Rosenhane. IV: Catharina I, Kaiserin von Russland, von Schwedischer Herkunft. V: Wichtige Frage an die Weisen und Verständigen im Lande, betreffend eine neue (Schwedische) Münzverfassung und eine neue Reichsmünze, zur Befreyung von dem reichsverderblichen Agiohandel. VI: Antwort an diese Frage. Thomas Heinrich Gadebusch (1736-1804) var svensk-tysk ämbetsman och författare, samt från 1775 professor i tysk och pommersk statsrätt i Greifswald. Han gav ut flera källpublikationer och översatte många svenska verk till tyska, bl. a. Hasselquists "Resa till Heliga landet". Han flyttade 1798 till Stockholm för att ingå i den allmänna statsberedningen och var där verksam till sin död. Hans omfattande samling tryckt och otryckt material om Pommerns historia köptes efter hans död av Riksarkivet i Stockholm och går där under namnet Gadebuschska samlingen

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        The Botanic Garden. A Poem in Two Parts.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1791. . Two parts in one volume, part I first edition, part II third edition. 4to. xii, 212, (1), 212-214, 126, (ii); (iv), x, 197, (1) pp., directions to the binder bound in between the parts. Late 19th century half vellum over marbled boards, gilt lettered red label, patterned endpapers, a manuscript note regarding the author dated 1906 tipped in on the second free endpaper along with a cutting from the Derby Advertiser dated 1909. Frontispiece and 9 plates in each part. Some occasional light spotting, mild rubbing to extremities, a very good copy overall. A famous work by Charles Darwin's grandfather covering a wide range of scientific subjects and including lengthy appendices and notes on meteors, primary colours, frost, electricity, iron, coal, granite and winds amongst others. Five of the plates in the first part are engraved by William Blake. Bentley, 450.

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        Dissertazione sulla staurita di S. Pietro a Fusariello, delle sei nobili famiglie Aquarie alle quali appartiene. Dell abate D. Francesco Gautello, rettore dealla medesima

      Napoli : stamperia di m migliaccio 1791 - Description: cclxviii. p. ; 26cm. Subjects: Staurita of S. Peter Fusariello -- Families of Aquarie. Italy -- History -- Early works to 1800. Language: Italian. Finely bound in modern aniline calf-backed marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with gilt-crossed raised bands. Scattered marginal foxing. Water stain evident to pages clxiii to cclxviii. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 2 Kg. 268 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alcuni casi ne i quali i vincoli sono utili al commercio in specie di seta e lana. Per il problema della Accademia di Firenze.

      - [S.l., s.n.t.], 1791, in-8, bella br. decorata coeva (dorso professionalmente reintegrato com carta coeva e molto simile all'originale), pp. 122. Prima edizione. Angolo esterno basso delle ultime 7 carte reintegrato, ma bell'esemplare. Ex-libris Pietro Buoninsegni. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Seige [sic] of Blenheim or the new system of Gunning discoverd

      [London], Pubd March 5th 1791, by H. Humphrey, No. 18 Old Bond Street. 1791. Broadside engraving, 360 x 260 mms., engraved on one side only, uncoloured, and in very good condition. The Sitter is Gertrude Russell (née Leveson-Gower), Duchess of Bedford, with Elizabeth Gunning, John Gunning, and Susannah Gunning (née Minifie). Miss Gunning sits astride a cannon directed against the facade of Blenheim. Her mother (right) fires the cannon by putting her pen to the touch-hole. Elizabeth Gunning (1769 - 1823) moved to London with her parents, John Gunning (1742 - 1797) and Susannah Gunning née Minfie (1739/40 - 1800), when she was said to be engaged to be engaged to her cousin the Marquess of Lorne, heir to the Duke of Argyll. Later speculation liked her to a grander destiny, to be the wife of the Marquess of Blandford, heir to the Duke of Marlborough. Letters said to be from Blandford proved to be forgeries, and scandal ensued (so what else is new?), and the engraving caricatures the alleged attempts of her family to force a marriage between Blandford and Elizabeth. She married a Major Plunkett in 1803.

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        Anleitung zur Entbindungskunst. Zwote Ausgabe, nach der sehr vermehrten französischen zwoten Ausgabe des Verfassers übersetzt, mit Anmerkungen versehen, und durch einen neu ausgearbeiteten Anhang, auch mit mehreren neuen Kupfern vermehrt von Philipp Friedrich Meckel.

      2 Bde. 2 gest. Titelvign., 17 gef. Kupfertaf., 3 gef. Tab., (10 Bl.), 756 S. - (10 Bl.), 556 S. Schöne Halblederbde. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung (gering berieben). Das Hauptwerk in der maßgeblichen deutschen Ausgabe, das größten Einfluß auf die deutsche Geburtshilfe ausübte. - Waller 773; vgl. Garrison/Morton 6255 (EA 1781). - "Als eine besondere Glanzzeit in der Geschichte des französischen Hebammenwesens ist die Periode zu bezeichnen, in welcher Ende des 18. und Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts Jean Louis Baudelocque sich dem Hebammenunterricht in der Pariser Maternité widmete, unterstützt von der ausgezeichneten Oberhebamme Mme Lachapelle... Gross sind seine Verdienste um die Beckenmessung. Der Zange widmet er ein eingehendes Studium namentlich auch bezüglich der Nachteile der Kompression des Kopfes. Die Wendung auf den Kopf erwähnt er zwar bei einigen Arten der Schieflage, zieht aber in allen Fällen die Wendung auf die Füsse vor. Baudelocque war einer der eifrigsten Gegner des Schamfugenschnitts, ebenso hat er seine Autorität der künstlichen Frühgeburt für lange Zeit den Eintritt in Frankreich verwehrt. Er hat einen Einfluss von ähnlicher Intensität und Ausdehnung auf die Geburtshilfe - nicht nur auf die französische - ausgeübt, wie sein älterer Landsmann André Levret" (Fasbender 245ff). - Stempel Titel verso. Ungewöhnlich gut erhalten.

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

      London : Printed by C. Lowndes, Drury-Lane; and sold by W. Locke, Red-Lion Street, Holborn, 1791. 1st Edition. Physical description; 4 v. : front. (v. 1) plates, ports., fold. map (front., v. 4) ; 28 cm. Note; John Gifford is the pseudonym used by John Richards Green. Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: &#39;Printed for C. Lowndes, and W. Locke. 1792&#39;. Subjects; Duane, William, 1760-1835. France - History. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, N32806. Provenance; from the library of SSM Kelham with bookplate. Frontis of V. 1 torn with minor loss. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Die Zauberflöte. Eine große Oper in zwey Aufzügen. Die Musik dazu ist nov (sic) Herrn Wolfgang Amade Mozart, Kapellmeister, und wirklichen k. k. Kammer Kompositeur. O. O. u. Dr. 1795. 8°. 80 S.- Angeb.: Die lustigen Weiber in Wien. Ein Sittengemälde in vier Aufzügen. Nach Shakespear`s lustigen Weiber von Windsor. Wien, o. Dr. 1794. 109 S., Hldr. d. Zt. mit floraler Rverg. u. 2 Rsch. in mod. Pb.-Schuber.

      - I) Vgl. Goedeke V, 320.- Sehr frühes Libretto zu der am 30. September 1791 uraufgeführten Oper v. W. A. Mozart.- II) Hayn-G. VIII, 520: ?von Joseph Bernhard Pelzel??.- Sehr seltene Wiener Ausgabe (über KVK kein Ex. nachweisbar).- Erster Titel mit Namensstempel, braunfleckig, Vorsatz mit hs. Besitzvermerk: ?Seraphin Oberdorffer?, Rückengelenke angebrochen.

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

      186 woodcut full-page illus. (of which 168 are double-page). Six vols. in seven. 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title label on each upper cover (frayed), new stitching. Osaka: 1791. First edition of this richly illustrated travel guide to Nara, one in a series of similar guides to various parts of ancient Japan written by Akisato (fl. 1780-1814). He was the first to write detailed accounts of early Japan. He travelled with his artists throughout the country in order to accurately record the landmarks; his books were immediate best sellers. The illustrations are by Takehara Shunchôsai (d. 1800), one of the leading illustrators of the period, accompanied by Haiku poems with explanations in both Chinese and Japanese. This work describes the notable landmarks of Nara, the ancient capital of Japan before Kyoto and Tokyo. Not only are the most important temples, gardens, landscapes (in numerous and marvelous bird&#39;s eye views), and archeological remains portrayed in this finely illustrated set, scenes of daily life are also shown, including planting and harvesting crops, hunting and fishing, housekeeping, rituals and celebrations, bathing, etc., etc. Nara has always been famous for its deer population. There is a wonderful double-page illustration of men at a "café" throwing rice crackers to the nearby deer. This practice continues today. Shunchôsai draws landscapes in a realistic way. His illustrations are not only meticulously executed and aesthetically appealing but are also full of detailed and accurate information. This is an invaluable record of ancient Nara as many of the landmarks no longer exist. Very good state. .

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        A Treatise of the Plague: Containing An Historical Journal, and Medical Account, of the Plague, at Aleppo, in the Years 1760, 1761, and 1762. Also Remarks on Quarantines, Lazarettos, and the Administration of Police in Times of Pestilence

      London: G.G. J. and J. Robinson. Cover worn and detached. Outer spine missing. Fep loose. Title page dust soiled with library stamp. Contents firm and in overall good condition. 1791. First Edition. Leather cover. xxiv, 583pp, clix, + index :: 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9") :: &#39;To which is added an Appendix, containing cases of the Plague; and an account of the weather during the pestilential season.&#39; .

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        A miscellany of curriculum texts on Arabic morphology.

      N. p., 1206 AH [1791 AD]. - 121 ff. on Arabic manuscript paper, Ottoman naskh script, illuminated headings (sar lawh) at the beginning of each text, all texts set in a frame. Full-leather Oriental binding with flap, blind-tooled ornamentation. A miscellany of curriculum texts on Arabic morphology with texts in Arabic, copied by Ali al K. (colophon at the end of text no. 5, where a more precise date is given: 16 Rabi I 1206 [1791]). Contents: 1) pp. 2-99. Marah al-Arwah, by Ahmad b. `Ali b. Mas`ud (fl. beginning 8/14th cent.), GAL G II, 21. - 2) al-Tasrif al-`Izzi by `Izz al-Din `Abd al-Wahhab b. Ibrahim al-Zangani (655/1257), GAL G I, 283. - 3) al-Maqsud fil-Tasrif, anonymous, though sometimes ascribed to Abu Hanifa al-Nu`man b. Thabit (d. 150/767), GAL S I, 287. - 4) Bana al-Af`al. Anonymous work on the morphology of the Arabic verb. - 5) Amthila. Paradigm of the Arabic verb. Text in gadwal. - 6) Shorter notes, prayers, quotations, etc., in Arabic and Turkish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench [3 vols: 1689-1712] [provenance: Judge William Frick (1790-1855) and DeWitt Clinton Rench (1838-1861)]

      James Moore, Dublin 1791 - "With Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, Alphabetically digested under proper Heads From the First Year of K. William and Q. Mary to the Tenth Year of Q. Anne . With Two Tables; one of the Names of the Cases, the other of the Principal Matters therein contained. . The Sixth Edition with several Hundred References to Lord Raymond and other Reporters since his Time, added (to those by Knightly D'Anvers, Esq. in the former Edition) by George Wilson . and encreased and brought down to the present Time, by Leonard MacNally." 3 vols.; 22 cm. Signatures: [pi]2 B-2I4; [p1]4 B-2F4 2G2; A-2P4 2Q 8vo. Unusual signing: in v.3 the second leaf of each signature from B through 2C is signed 4 rather than 2. Last leaf blank. No pagination. Contemporary full calf; gilt-tooled red leather label on vol. 2: Salkeld's Reports. Former owners' names on front endpapers: Frick, in an older hand, and D.C. Rench, April 1859. With (found in one volume): a promissory note protest dated Dec. 23, 1820, and signed by Wm. Frick. William Frick (1790-1855) was admitted to the Maryland bar in 1813; was appointed chief judge of the Baltimore County Court in 1848; and was elected first judge of the Superior Court of Baltimore in 1851. D.C. Rench was DeWitt Clinton Rench (1838-1861) from Washington Co., Md., who practiced law in Baltimore. After returning home in 1861 prior to enlisting with the Confederacy, he went to Williamsport, Md., on business for his father; there he was attacked by a mob and murdered in the street because of his support of the South. In Very Good Condition: leather is rubbed and scraped; minor loss at spine ends; archival restoration of spine and joints (conservators' report available on request); 4-cm. tear from lower edge of v. 3 leaf I3, without loss; occasional minor soiling internally; otherwise clean and tight.

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