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        Views taken on and near the River Rhine, at Aix La Chapelle, and on the river Maese. By the Revnd. J. Gardnor; engraved in Aqua Tinta...

      [London]: Published by J. Walter..., [1791].. 4to, engr. title, [2]. 156. [4], 32 plain aquatint plates, rebound quarter calf, marbled sides, some foxing and browning which is mainly to the blank verso and margins of the plates, very faint minor staining to the edges of a couple of plates, one plate with chipping in lower blank margin. [ESTC T110216].

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        L'ami du peuple : 2 volumes : n° 156 à 263 et n° 362 au n° 477 (exemplaire d'Alexandre Lacassagne)

      Librairie de L'ami du Peuple 1791 Deux grands et très forts in-8° reliés plein veau de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, entre-nerfs décorés de fleurons et de feuilles d'acanthes entrelacées. Premier volume : Livraisons de l'Ami du Peuple du n° 362 au n° 477. On trouve d'abord reliés le Défenseur de la liberté n° XXIX, paginé 65-80 avec un frontispice de M. Le Pelletier - - "Trahison découverte du Comte de Mirabeau", 8 pages. Petits manques à la coiffe inférieure. Un trou de ver à la charnière inférieure sans atteinte au texte. Fente aux mors supérieurs. Petits manques de peau au deuxième plat. - - Deuxième Volume : Livraisons de l'Ami du Peuple du n° 156 au n° 263. On trouve d'abord reliés le Défenseur de la liberté n° XXXIX, paginé 225-240 avec un frontispice de Target. Erreur de pagination dans le supplément à la première philippique. Important manque à la coiffe inférieure, un petit manque de peau au coin inférieur droit du premier plat. Mors supérieur fendu sur quelques centimètres. Précieux exemplaire d'Alexandre Lacassagne avec le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque. Alexandre Lacassagne, chef de file de l'école criminologique française, ennemi avec Gabriel Tarde des théories italiennes de Cesare Lombroso fut le plus important collectionneur de documents et manuscrits sur Jean-Paul marat Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        PETIT Atlas moderne ou collection des cartes elementaires dediée a la jeunesse. Avec privilège du Roi, 1791.

      - Paris, chez Lattré, [c. 1791], in-4 piccolo, cartonatura coeva (mancanze al dorso), frontespizio calcografico, indice, 20 pp. di testo. Con 28 carte geografiche incise in rame a doppia pagina, con confini acquerellati a mano d'epoca: position de la sphère, système, mappemonde, Europe, France divisée en 83 departments suivant les decrets 1791 de l'Assemblée Nationale, France, Pays-Bas septentrionaux et méridionaux, Espagne, Italie, Allemagne, Hongrie, Pologne et Prusse, Angleterre Ecosse et Irlande, Danemark Suède et Norvège, Russie d'Europe, Turquie d'Europe, Asie, Indes, Chine, Afrique, Egypte, Barbarie, Amérique septentrionale, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, golfe du Mexique, Amérique méridionale, Terre sainte ou les douze tribus d'Israël, Voyages des apôtres. Salvo le mancanze al dorso ottime condizioni. La libreria Oreste Gozzini offre uno sconto del 10% su tutto il catalogo per un periodo limitato. Il prezzo originario del libro era 1501 euro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lüxdorphiana, eller bidrag til den danske literairhistorie, uddragne af Bolle Willum Lüxdorphs efterladte samlinger.

      Ved Rasmus Nyerup. I-II. Köpenhamn, J. F. Schultz's forlag, 1791. 8:o. (6),256 + (2),257-516,(12) s. Vackert samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, ljusbruna titel- respektive deltiteletiketter i glättad papp och röda snitt. Pärmarna med en del smärre ytliga skavskador. En liten initial eller notering i bläck på titelsidan. En i det närmaste perfekt inlaga med en krossad spindel på sista sidan. Med släkten Rabens vapenexlibris med valspråket "Constanter" nederst. Mycket fint ex.. Bibliotheca danica IV:550. Bland de avtryckta breven återfinns ett från Olof von Dalin och mycket rörande t.ex. Huitfeldt, Holberg och tryckfrihetsfrågor. Rasmus Nyerup (1759-1829) var bland mycket annat verksam vid det Kongelige bibliotek i Köpenhamn

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        Facciata del Duomo d'Orvieto

      Decorativa veduta, a piena pagina, di un lato e della facciata del Duomo, animata da personaggi. Restauro nella parte alta del cielo mm 555x695

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        Imprimerie de Du Pont, Député de Nemours à l'Assemblée Nationale, 8 Juin 1791

      In-8° broché, en feuilles, 6 pages. Ce précieux prospectus dans sa condition originelle représente un moment charnière dans l'histoire personnelle de Dupont de Nemours ainsi que dans celle de la Révolution Française et de l'histoire de l'édition. Dès le XIX° siècle, nombreux furent les collectionneurs s'interessant aux imprimés de Dupont. Ce prospectus a été suivant l'expression consacrée, desservi par son extrème rareté. C'est pourtant, dans cet éphèmere que le pionnier de la physiocratie et futur patriarche industriel aux Etas-Unis se réfere ouvertement à Quesnay, en retracant sa carrière sous l'ombre bienveillante du père de la physiocratie, de Mirabeau et de Trudaine ; tout en se dégageant face à la postérité de l'ombre de ceux dont il avait été l' « infatigable » collaborateur comme Vergennes, Turgot, Necker. L'imprimerie-Librairie de Dupont était étroitement associée à Lavoisier et établie comme l'indique le prospectus dans l'ancienne imprimerie de "la Ferme générale et des autres compagnies de finance, unique en Europe" Ce texte qui manque aux grandes bibliothèques spécialisées comme Kress et Einaudi, est présent dans seulement sept insitutions en France et aux Etats-Unis Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        Droits de l'homme en reponse a l'attaque de M. Burke sur la révolution francoise. Traduit de l'Anglois, par F.S. Avec des Notes et une nouvelle Preface de l'Auteur.

      chez F. Buisson 1791-92 Due volumi legati in uno di cm. 19, pp. xii, 227 (1); (4) iv, 224. Solida ed elegatura legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e regi in oro. Un'antica firma di possesso ad entrambi i frontespizi, una gora limitata al margine dell'ultima carta del primo volume, qualche leggera fioritura ed una piccola mancanza all'angolo bianco di p. 210 del primo volume. Complessivamente ben conservato. Si tratta quindi della seconda tiratura (che si distingue dalla prima per il diverso numero di pagine) della versione originale francese di questo celebre classico del pensiero democratico settecentesco. Non comune a reperirsi completa della seconda parte che Paine stilò nel 1792 come addenda al corpo principale dell'opera. Si deve sottolineare che solo la traduzione francese comprende la prefazione dell'autore e risulta completo del testo censurato nella versione originale inglese che fu ritirato dal commercio e distrutto, risultando rarissimo. Fu scritto in polemica col Burke, che nel suo Reflections on the revolution in France (1790) aveva duramente attaccato la Rivoluzione dal punto di vista del conservatorismo inglese. Il traduttore è F. Soulés. La prima parte è dedicata a Giorgio Washington, la seconda a Lafayette. Cfr. Printing and the Mind of Man 241 (per la versione inglese del 1791): "Rights of Man can be seen for what it is: the textbook of all radical thought and the clearest exposition of the elementary principles of democracy.".

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        The Honours of the Table, or, Rules for Behaviour During Meals: With the Whole Art of Carving Illustrated by a Variety of Cuts

      London Printed forthe Author at the Literary Press, No 62, Wardour Street, Soho 1791. Boards rubbed and bumped. Backstrip worn. Lacking ffep. Contents clean and tight and overall G+. Neat inscription on paste-down and small label marked 'Westbury' with crown Second Edition Paper board cover 170mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). 120pp + 12pp adverts. 26 woodcuts throughout. '..Together with directions for going to Market, and the Method of Distinguishing good Provisions from Bad; to which is added a Number of Hints or Concise Lessons for the Improvement of Youth on all Occasions in Life'.

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        Opera. -

      Parma, in Aedibus Palatinis, Typis Bodonianis, 1791.In-folio gr. Bella legatura coeva in pelle maculata, filetti dorati sui piatti, dorso con nervi, due tasselli e ricchi fregi oro, dentelles interni, tagli dorati; alcune minime tracce d'uso abilmente restaurate. (4, prime 2 bianche), XIV, (2), 371 pp.; magnifico esemplare. Maestosa edizione impressa in soli 128 esemplari. E' la prima opera di un autore classico stampata dal Bodoni con i torchi della sua tipografia personale, impiantata col permesso e l'aiuto del duca di Parma, mentre continuava a dirigere la Stamperia ducale. De Lama II, 63. Brooks 417. Giani 12. Brunet III, 322: «Edition d'une exécution parfaite: elle est plus recherchée que la plupart des autres productions du même imprimeur». A superb Bodoni edition limited to only 128 copies. Contemp. mottled calf, gilt fillets on covers, spine richly gilt and with 2 leather labels, gilt edges; skilfully refurbished. An excellent copy.

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        Teiou mele praefixo commentario quo poetae genus traditur et biblioteca anacreonteia adumbratur.

      Bodoni 1791 In 8° piccolo (140x97); pagg. (4), CXVIII, (2), 111 con due ritratti in medaglione (Anacreonte e Giuseppe Nicolò d'Azara dedicatario dell'opera). Testo latino e greco in caratteri maiuscoli. Pelle marmorizzata coeva con dorso a quattro nervi, titolo su tassello rosso in oro e ricchi fregi floreali agli scomparti; tagli rossi. Rara ed elegante edizione stampata in soli 168 esemplari. Dibdin I, 265f: "The editions of 1785 and 1791 are printed in capital letters, and more elegant and exquisitely finished productions cannot be conceived". Splendido esemplare su carta forte, marginoso e fresco. Lievissime tracce d'uso alla legatura. Exlibris Henry B.H. Beaufoy. Brooks 422; De Lama II, 66.

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        Le Vite? volgarizzate da Girolamo Pompei?

      per Gio. Desiderj 1791 Cinque volumi in-quarto (cm. 25), pp. 1800 ca. complessive. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorsi lisci con titoli in oro su doppi tasselli. Tagli marmorizzati. Qualche rada brunitura, ma esemplare fresco, genuino e ben conservato. Si tratta del celebre volgarizzamento del Pompei il cui originale apparve a Verona nel 1772. Cfr. Gamba (2405): "...traduzione lodatissima, che ha fatto porre in totale dimenticanza le antiche del Iaconello, del Domenichi, del Sansovino...".

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        Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis. Editio omni prorsus typographico mendo, typographi saltem judicio, expurgata.

      dabam Petrus Didot natu Major 1791 In-folio (cm. 36), pp. (4) iv, 513 (1). Con 23 splendide tavole fuori testo incise da Gérard e Girodet. Sontuosa legatura di fine '800 in piena pelle rossa, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro; piattio inquadrati da vari ordini di filetti e da un'elaborata bordura. Dentelles interne e tagli dorati. Legatura firmata K. Kaufmann (rel. à Paris). Qualche segno di abile ritocco alle cerniere e rade macchiette al piatto anteriore, peraltro esemplare freschissimo ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Le tavole, tutte protette da velina, sono particolarmente fresche. Si tratta della assai rara tiratura in 100 esemplari di cui, secondo la dichiarazione manoscritta al verso dell'ultima carta, la presente porta il numero 76. La particolarità del presente esemplare è da ricercare nel fatto che tutte le bibliografie non citano le tavole di illustrazioni. Queste derivano dalla suite programmata per l'edizione del 1798 e sono state probabilmente inserite posteriormente per impreziosire l'esemplare. Il presente "matrimonio" era apparentemente d'uso all'epoca in quanto sposava l'eleganza tipografica dell'edizione del 1791 con la pregevolezza delle incisioni di quella del 1798. Anche il cat. Maggs (French XVIIIth Cent. Illustrated Books 266) cita un esemplare simile al nostro. Cohen-Ricci e Lewine menzionano la presenza di 25 tavole (per la stampa del 1798) mentre tutte le altre bibliografie ne contano 23 (cfr. Graesse, Schweiger e Mambelli). Cfr. Mambelli (463): "Edizione corretta, ottimamente impressa e assai rara. Furono stampati 100 esemplari su carta speciale e 5 su pergamena?"; Brunet (V, 1293).

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        Nuovo dizionario istorico, ovvero Istoria in compendio di tutti gli uomini, che si sono renduti celebri per talenti, virtù, sceleratezze, errori, ecc. Dal principio del mondo sino a nostri giorni. Nella quale si espone con imparzialità quanto i poù giudiziosi Scrittori hanno pensato circa il carattere, i costumi e le opere degli uomini famigerati in ogni genere con varie tavole cronologiche per ridurre in Corpo di Storia gli articoli sparsi in questo dizionario. Composto da una società di letterati...

      per Michele Morelli 1791-98 Ventotto volumi di cm. 21, pp. 15.000 circa complessive. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle con piccole punte, dorsi lisci con titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Piatti in bella carta decorata. Da un'etichetta apposta al primo volume si evince che la legatura è stata eseguita dal legatore Giulio Luppi in Milano. Esemplare fresco e genuino, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale della traduzione italiana di quest'opera classica dal francese, accresciuta e corretta sull'edizione parigina del 1789. Vasto repertorio ancor'oggi di vantaggiosa fruibilità. Il volume ventottesimo ed ultimo è composto interamente dagli utili indici per materie dell'opera. Non comune, soprattutto in tale stato di conservazione ed in solida ed elegante legatura.

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        Il Patrimonio di San Pietro

      Grande carta murale raffigurante la parte settentrionale della regione, compresa dal monte Argentario alla foce del Tevere, incisa dal Cassini ed edita nel 1791. Molto dettagliata, la carta si presenta applicata su antica tela, più volte ripiegata, ed è contenuta in astuccio coevo. Incisione in rame, lieve gora d?acqua, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Molto rara. Dimensioni: 1160x800. Great wall map depicting the northern part of the region, between mount Argentario and the mouth of the Tiber, engraved by Cassini and printed in 1791. Full of details, the map has been laid on old canvas, folded many times, and put in a contemporary case. Copper engraving, light water stain, otherwise in excellent condition. Roma Rome

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        L'Alta Lombardia

      Grande carta, murale, composta da quattro fogli uniti, tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l?ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, finemente colorata nei contorni, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Big wall map, made of four sheets, from the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche, by Giovanni Maria Cassini, a Somasco monk. He was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives ? he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine later hand colour, in very good condition. Roma Rome Terre di Langobardia p.172, 79. 915 645

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        L'alta Lombardia, terzo foglio che comprende parte degli Stati del re di Sardegna e parte della Repubblica di Genova.

      Incisione in rame, 330x470, coloritura originale d'epoca, tratta da "Nuovo atlante geografico universale". Bell'esemplare.

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        Systema Brahmanicum liturgicum mythologicum civile ex Monumentis Indicis Musei Borgiani Velitris dissertationibus historico-criticis illustravit. -

      Roma, Fulgonius, 1791.4to. Original wrappers; spine worn. 32 plates with numerous reproductions of Indian art objects. XII, 326 pp.; an uncut and unopened copy. First edition. Paulinus, i.e. Philip Wesdin, an Austrian missionary and orientalist, was one of the first to remark upon the close relationship between Indian and European languages. He wrote many learned books on the East, including the first European grammar of the Sanskrit language, which were highly valued in their day and have contributed much to the study and knowledge of Indian literature and Indian life. In this work he considers the mythological and religious importance of Indian art objects in the Museo Borgia of Velletri, later sold to the Museo Borbonico of Naples. Brunet IV, 446. Streit VI, 673. Prima edizione di un?erudita opera sugli oggetti d'arte indiana conservati nel museo Borgiano di Velletri. L'autore passò molti anni in India e al suo ritorno a Roma divenne segretario del cardinale Borgia. 32 tavv. f.t. Brossura originale; esemplare intonso e a fogli chiusi.

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        Siciliae Antiquae sub Imperio Saracenorum Descriptio

      Carta dell'isola incisa da Raffaele Aloja e tratta dall'opera di Guglielmo Capozzo "La Sicilia dall'epoca favolosa fino all'epoca attuale descritta in nove carte". Le carte sono disegnate da Don Camillo Manganaro. Consuete pieghe di carta, in buono stato di conservazione. Napoli Naples Dufour/Lagumina p.274 430 290

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        The Natural History of Birds; Containing a Variety of Facts Selected from Several Writers, and Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Children. Six Parts in Three Volumes

      London: J. Johnson. 1791. 12mo (17.5 cm x 10.5cm). H Hard Cover. Fair. First edition [1791]. Scarce three volume set (complete) containing the six parts of this work, illustrated with 114 (of 116) hand colored copper plate engravings. Plates are dated in the late 1780s, and bear the imprint of Jos. Johnson (the publisher of this work). Lacks the Toucan plate in Part I and the Man of War Bird plate in Part II (appear to have never been bound in as there is no evidence of removal). Content geared for knowledgable juveniles. Marbled boards with brown paper spines with applied paper labels, approximately 7 inches tall. Vol. I (containing parts I and II): (2), 91, (1), 77, (3)p. plus 40 plates. Vol. II (containing parts III, IV and V): (2), 71, (1), 55, (1), 82 (1)p. plus 42 plates. Vol. III (containing part VI): (2), xii, 232, (1), 7p. ads, plus 32 plates. Binding most likely mid to late 19th century, endpapers appear to have been replaced around that time period. Externally worn, with the spine strips separating, boards, rubbed, etc. (see image provided). Hinges cracked but text blocks sound, three leaves nearly detached at the beginning of vol. III, no other loosened pages. Internally very good, with very clean pages almost free from foxing. Plates have no chips or tears, colors bright, pages quite fresh.

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        SYSTEMA BRAHMANICUM liturgicum mythologicum civile . ex monumentis indicis Musei Borgiani Velitris Dissertationibus historico-criticis illustravit fr. PAULLINUS A S. BARTHOLOMAEO Carmelita discalceatus Malabariae missionarius Academiae Volscorum Veliternae socius [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]]incisione raffigurante Ganesh[[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]]. Apud Antonium Fulgonium MDCCXCI [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]]doppia linea[[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]] Praesidium adprobatione

      Fulgonio Antonio 1791 4° [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]]cm. 25,5 x 19[[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]][[[]][]][]]; pp. XII (le pp. V-VIII sono posposte alla XII) + 326 + cc. 31 di tavole raffiguranti dei e rituali bramanici. Leg. coeva in mezza pelle con in cartone ricoperto di carta rossa ora scolorita; impressioni in oro sul dorso parzialmente danneggiato dai tarli e mancante di alcuni frammenti; tagli colorati di rosso; interno dei piatti e guardie in carta marmorizzata. Macchiolina d''''''''inchiostro a p. 6 con lieve perdita di testo. Caratteri latini e sanscriti. Timbro del collegio S. Alessandro in Milano sul frontespizio.

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        Vite de più eccellenti pittori scultori e architetti scritti da M. Giorgio Vasari pittore e architetto aretino in questa prima edizione senese arricchite più che in tutte l'altre precedenti di rami di giunte e di correzioni per opera del P. M. Guglielmo Della Valle minor conventuale... tomo I (-XI)

      Pazzini 1791-94 11 voll. in 16° rilegati in mz. tl. coeva con nome dell'autore impresso in oro al d., pp. LXII + 328 con 7 tavv. f.t. inc. all'acq.; 374 + (2) con 25 tavv. f.t.; 362 + (2) con 24 tavv. f.t.; 352 + (2) con 29 tavv. f.t.; 349 + (1b) + (2) con 14 tavv. f.t.; 367 + (1) con 24 tavv. f.t.; 346 + (1) + (1b) con 14 tavv. f.t.; 379 + (1) + 12 con 13 tavv. f.t.; 344 con 10 tavv. f.t.; 371 + (1) con 7 tavv. f.t.; 389 + (2) + (1b) per un totale di 167 tavv. f.t. Sporadiche fioriture, per il resto bell'esemplare di questa sesta edizione delle Vite del Vasari e prima edizione senese curata da Guglielmo Della Valle. Questa edizione si presenta particolarmente ricca di tavole (un ritratto per ciascun artista di cui è delineato il profilo biografico-artistico compreso il ritratto di Vasari nel I volume, 2 ritratti di Leonardo, 4 tavole relative a Michelangelo di cui 3 riiegate.). Le tavole, non firmate, furono incise da G. B. Leonetti su disegni di Giuseppe Cades. Vinciana, I, 260. Bibliotheca Leonardiana 1493-1989, p. 1814. ITA

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        Rapport sur le choix d'une unité de mesure, lu à l'Académie des Sciences le 19 mars 1791. [ édition originale ]

      De l'Imprimerie Nationale 1791 Imprimé par ordre de l'Assemblée Nationale, Signé Borda, La Grange, La Place (sic), Monge, Condorcet, Fait à l'Académie le 19 mars 1791 ; 1 brochure in-8, De l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d., 12 pp. Edition originale. "On peut réduire à trois les unités qui paroissent le plus propre à servir de base : la longueur du pendule, un quart de cercle de l'équateur, enfin un quart du méridien terrestre". La future unité de mesure y est définie comme la "dixmillionième partie" du quart du méridien terrestre. Bel exemplaire de cette brochure aussi fameuse que rare, surtout en aussi bel état. Tourneux, III, 17512 // Very good copy Français

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        l'Alcone ossia del governo dei Cani da caccia. Recato dai versi latini in ottave rime con note dal Marchese Salvadore Spiriti.

      Roma, con licenza de' Superiori, 1791. 8vo (210 x 140mm). pp. viii, 192, with woodcut title-vignette showing sporting dogs. Contempory mottled calf, spine with gilt ornaments and red gilt lettered label. Second Italian edition. Ficticious dialogue in verse between Alcon, the old scholar and his pupil Acasti on the various breeds of hunting dogs, their illnesses and healing methods. The translation is by S. Spiritis. The first Latin edition appeared 1577. An attractive copy. Provenance: Bookplates of Alfred Barmore Maclay and Bibliotheca Tiliana. Tiny stamp of Bibliotheca Tiliana on verso of title and last page. Souhart p. 193.

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        An Introduction to a General Stud-Book; Containing (with few exceptions) The Pedigree of every Horse, Mare, &c. Of Note, That has appeared on the Turf for the last Fifty Years, With Many of an Earlier Date; Together with A Short Account of the Most noted Arabians, Barbs, &c. Connected Therewith.

      London, H. Reynell, For J. Weatherby, Junior, 1791. 8vo. Completely uncut in contemporary marbled boards. Rebacked. Very light occasional brownspotting. A nice copy. (14), XX, 207, (1) pp. With contemporary owner's inscription to half-title: "This book belongs to Richard Kemble/ Whatley of Holty Common in the/ Parish of Hartfield in Sussex/ 1791". Mr. Kemble Whatley has furthermore annotated the front end-papers with "A Memorandum of the weight of/ my Guns. - 1791. -", listing 5 guns, mostly of noted origin, e.g. one previously belonging to King George II.. Extremely scarce first edition of the original "mother" Stud Book for the Thoroughbred, being "[n]ot only the first Thoroughbred stud book, but the first published stud book of any breed." (Mackay-Smith). This foundational work of race-horse breeding constitutes the first of its kind and is THE inevitable source-book for the history of thoroughbreds. It meticulously records the evolution of the British Thoroughbred and has acted as a blueprint of all other stud books worldwide. Being the forerunner of "The General Stud-Book", the definitive ancestry record for Thoroughbreds, continuously published by Weatherbys every four years since 1793, it contains information about all matings and births of Thoroughbreds in Britain and Ireland and as such, it constitutes the official foundation of racehorse selection and evolution."The publication in 1791 by Mr James Weatherby of Volume 1 of The General Stud Book was the key development in the emergence of the thoroughbred as a distinct equine breed. This first listing of notable horses of the day is the breed's founding register. It has been maintained ever since, with Weatherbys meticulously recording all thoroughbred births in Britain and Ireland. The record now extends to 46 consecutive volumes, providing an unbroken ancestry record of the breed. All thoroughbred stud books around the world trace their origins to that first produced by Weatherbys." (British Horseracing Authority).The thoroughbred horse is a breed of horse developed in the 18th century. English mares were bred to Arabian stallions in order to create a breed of horse capable of running great distances. All modern thoroughbred horses are descendants of three horses: the Darley Arabian, the Godolphin Arabian, and the Byerly Turk. The Bedouins maintained a strict registry of the breed in order to maintain its purity, but the first Thoroughbred "Stud Book" was created and maintained by James Weatherby in 1791, almost some 100 years following the importation of the three foundation stallions. This Stud Book listed the pedigrees of over 350 mares, each of them tracing their beginnings back to ECLIPSE - a descendent of the Darley Arabian, MATCHEM - a grandson of the Godolphin Arabian or HEROD - a great grandson of the Byerly Turk.In 1770, James Weatherby became the secretary of the Jockey Club in England. According to Peter Willett in "A History of the General Stud-Book", Weatherby was so busy that he needed an assistant, so he hired his nephew, who was also named James. He gave him the responsibility of publishing "An Introduction to a General Stud-Book", which was based upon first-hand information. Weatherby actually went from breeder to breeder and gathered all the race-programs of the day, making sure that "[w]ith regard to the authenticity of the Pedigrees, nothing is here inserted for which there is not some authority; as little as possible is hazarded on uncertainty; and nothing upon conjecture" (Weatherby, Preface, p. XI). Upon completing this momentous task, "the two pillars of racehorse selection and evolution were in place," (Willett)."WEATHERBYS" as the register is now known, appeared for the first time as it is here, in 1791, as "An Introduction to a General Stud-Book". This was later re-worked into "The General Stud Book", which appeared in 1793, and which was revised numerous times, most importantly in 1803, 1808, and 1827, 1859, and 1891. Weatherbys still appears every 4 years and is still considered the official register of Thorougbred horses.Only few copies listed in libraries world-wide: England: British Libr., Univ. of Oxford; Scotland: National Libr. of Scotland, Univ. of Glasgow; America: Univ. of Virginia, Huntington, Cornell, New York Publ. Libr

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        Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature ? Botanique. Première livraison

      Panckoucke 1791 1^ ediz. in 4°, pp. 2 nn., xvj, 200 + 100 tavv. ; solida leg. successiva in cartone rigido ricoperto di carta azzurra, con tit. manos. al ds., testo su due colonne, ill. da 100 inc. in rame (numerate da 1 a 100); piccolo restauro al margine inf. delle prime 3 cc., compresa la sguardia, lievi aloni; esemplare in barbe. Raro. 021/17

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        Obras de eloqencia y poesa premiadas por la Real Universidad de Mxico en el certamen literario que celebr el dia 28 de diciembre de 1790. Con motivo de la exaltacion al trono de nuestro catlico monarca el Sr. D. Cr

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

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

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        THE HISTORY OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE

      For the Author Boston: For the Author, 1791. Three volumes. Rebacked with red leather labels.New endpapers. This is a mixed set with 1791 reprint of the first volume and first editions of the second and third volumes, 1791 and 1792. The first edition of Volume 1 was published in 1784. These were all published in Boston. Large folding map in Volume 1 shows minor chipping along the right-hand border, old professional repair of a 1" tear, light toning of folds and edges. Old off-setting on title-page of Volume 2 from the map which was moved to Volume 1 at some point. Text is clean throughout. According to Streeter II:715, this is one of the most important of the 18th -century American histories. See also Howes B323 and Sabin 4434.. Mixed Edition.. Full Tree Calf. Light edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        Paterson's Twenty Four Miles Round London with Reference to Seats of the Nobility and Gentry.

      London: Printed for the Proprietor Carington Bowles, 25th July, 1791.. Diameter 65 cm, overall dimensions 67 x 67.5 cm. Folding circular map of the environs of London, showing the extents from Ware down to Dorking and Gravesend across to Windsor Great Park. Original colour in block and outline marking out the parks, estates, principal roads and county boundaries. Dissected into 20 sections and mounted on linen, folds into the original marbled paper covered slipcase, the publisher's printed title label to the upper cover and their description of the map affixed to the lower board, both sides dated in ink in a near contemporary hand, the upper label bearing the contemporary ownership inscription of one W.J. Loveday. Some light wear to the extremities of the case, but a very good and well preserved example of an attractive map. The map is divided into quarters, each with a corresponding numbered key in the spandrel listing the residences of nobility and gentry, which in turn are numbered on the map. Howgego, no. 212a, though he lists no editions before 1797. The British Library list two editions, both with attributed and possibly sketchy dates of 1790 and 1804.

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        En geographisk-historisk og oeconomisk, physisk-antiqvarisk Beskrivelse over Bringstrup og Sigersted Sogne

      ved Ringsted, med en tragisk Fortælning over disse Sognes første Beboere og Folkeslægt, i henseende til deres Liv, Skiebne og sørgelige Tildragelser. Sorø: Trykt hos F.H. Lillie, Akademiets Bogtrykker 1791. Med 1 foldet kort og 2 foldede tavler i kobberstik. XVI + 230 s. Indbundet samtidigt i halvlæder, øverste og nederste kapitæl slidt. Gammelt navn på forsatspapir.. Bibl. Dan. II, 683. Forfatterens hovedværk var den bekendte "Beskrivelse af Erritslevmagle" som Poul Martin Møller tog som model for sin ironiske topografi over "Lægsgaarden i Ølsebymagle".På en indsat seddel har en samtidig læser udtrykt sin mening om dette værk. "Forfatteren til den elendige Beskrivelse er Seyer Mahling Beyer, Sognepræst til Eggerslefmagle ved Slagelse (see p. 30) og Skriftet selv findes lige ufordeelagtigen bedömt .... i Kjøbenhavnske Ord. Efterretninger for 1792, no. 8, side 112-113."

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        The Botanic Garden

      J. Johnson London: J. Johnson, 1791, 1791. First and Third Editions. Large quarto. Two parts. London: J. Johnson, 1791. Two volumes. Part 1, The Economy of Vegetation is the First Edition; Part 2, The Loves of the Plants, is the Third Edition. Bound together in contemporary calf, morocco label on spine. Complete with all 20 plates as called for, some folding, which include five plates by William Blake (“The Fertilization of Egypt” being the most widely known). Also present is the binder’s instructions bound in between the two volumes on light green paper with directions for placement of the plates. Two full-page frontispiece engravings. Binding worn with both boards detached, brown-toning opposite plates, otherwise a very clean and bright copy.

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        System einer vollständigen medicinischen Polizey.

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

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        Neues lehrreiches und vollständiges Magazin, vor junges Frauenzimmer die ganze Koch-Kunst und Zuckerbeckerei, samt allem, was damit verknüpft ist, vollkommen zu lernen. Nach Art derer Magazins der Madame le Prince de Beaumont, in Fragen und Antworten eingekleidet, und mit alphabetischen Register zum bequemen Aufschlagen derer darinnen enthaltnen mehr als 4500 Speisen auch einem Trenchir-Buch mit Firguren versehen. Erster Theil: 3. Auflage. (Zweyter Theil in erster Auflage).

      8°. 4 n.n. Bl., S. 1 - 750; Titel, S. 751 - 1542 (recte 1548) S., 76 S Register, 2 w. Bl. mit 4 gefalteten Tafeln und 18 Holzschnitten im Text mit Tranchieranleitungen). Abweichend gebundene Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern. 2 Bände. Weiss 2752. - Titelauflage für den ersten Band und erste Ausgabe für den zweiten Band. Unser Exemplar aus zwei Einzelbänden zusammengetragen. Erschien 1769/70, 1771/73 und 1790/91 unverändert in Titelauflagen. Unser Exemplar weist im 1. Teil im Bogen Aaa (S. 737 - 744) einen Neusatz, wohl um 1820), auf.Das Kapitel mit der Tranchieranleitung erschien 1769 unter dem Titel "Vollkommene und neueste Trenchir-Kunst" auch einzeln. (s.Weiss 3993). - Band 1 vereinzelt etwas fleckig. Band 2 stark fleckig, gebräunt, Ca. 50 S. mit Wurmspur im Rand. Einbände beschabt und bestossen. Band 2 mit mit kleiner Fehlstelle an der äusseren Rückenkante. [5 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        The Architecture of M Vitruvius Pollio, 2 Volumes

      London: Printed for I and J Taylor, R Faulder, P Elmsly and T Sewell, 1791.. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Very well bound in modern brown half calf with red cloth boards, black leather labels with gilt lettering. New eps.Publishers imprint in both volumes is intact (no cancellation labels). Volume 1, Books 1 - 5, Title page, xix, includes notice To The Public, Preface, Observations concerning the Life of Vitruvius, (2) Contents, Errata. 122pp. Portrait frontis and 26 plates located at end of text. This volume lacks the Dedication To The King. Also the title page has 11cm neatly repaired closed tear, as well as two previous owners names.Volume 2, Books 6 - 10, Title page, (4) Advertisement, Contents, pages 123 - 280, (3) Appendix, 20 plates located at end of text. This 1791 edition is the first complete translation into English of all ten books of Vitruvius and was printed posthumously the year after William Newton died. A fine set with some foxing which will require extra postage/insurance (weight 9 kilos)

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        Thirteen Sermons to Seamen; Preached on Board of His Majesty's Ship, Leander, in the Bay of Gibraltar,

      London: printed for J. Deighton, 1791.. Sole edition. 8vo. lvi, 3-269, (1) pp. Recent half brown calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, old gilt lettered red label, blindstamped decoration to compartments, near contemporary ownership inscription to verso of title page. Frontispiece portrait. Brown stain to one of the preliminary leaves, otherwise a very good copy. Uncommon, as well as the British Library copy, there are only two listed on ESTC: Trinity College, Cambridge and UCLA. WorldCat indicates two further institutional copies in the US. This example collates as per the BL and Trinity College copies.

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson,

      London: by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly,, 1791. 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. 2 volumes, quarto (274 × 211 mm). Recently rebound to style in sprinkled calf, spines gilt in compartments, red and blue morocco labels, double line rules to boards gilt. Housed in a tan cloth slipcase with marbled sides. Portrait frontispiece engraved by James Heath after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 2 engraved facsimile plates by H. Shepherd. 19th-century ownership inscription to front free endpaper of volume I, bookplate to volume II. Occasional light spotting to contents. An excellent copy, handsomely bound. 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. "Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of orators, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers. He has no second. He has distanced all his competitors so decidedly that it is not worth while to place them. Eclipse is first, the rest nowhere" (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).

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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)

      London: Henry Baldwin / Charles Dilly, 1791. First Edition. 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.

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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.

      2 Volumes. First Edition. Henry Baldwin. 1791.. pp1-516, 1-588. 4to. Illustrated frontispiece (Volume 1) and two illustrations (Volume 2), very slight foxing throughout, inscription, contemporary tree calf, spine calf neatly laid down, gilt spine with some rubbing. A VG copy. The volumes carry all of the points of the first edition proper, that is, with the word `gve' for `give' on page 135 of Volume II, with portrait and two facsimile plates in Volume II, principal correction leaf in Volume I. There is a very good example in the first edition of the finest and most famous biography in the language. CCPNS03 US$0

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        Replica a Difesa di Giuseppe Felici, Francesco Salada, E Santino

      1791. [Carandi (Carandini), Prospero]. Replica a Difesa di Giuseppe Felici, Francesco Salada, E Santino Menconi Nella Causa di Preteso Contrabbando di Tabacco Pendente in Grado di Revisione Avanti Gl'Illustrissimi Signori Consiglieri Co: Pompeo Baldasseroni, Giuseppe Simonini, E Francesco Ansaloni. Modena: Presso la Societa' Tipografica, 1791. 37 pp. Folio (11-1/4" x 7-1/2"). Recent stiff wrappers, endpapers renewed. Large woodcut title-page device, large woodcut vignette to head of p. 1. Light toning to text, internally clean. * Only edition. Defense submission for an appeal involving three men convicted of smuggling tobacco in a suit initiated by the licensed tobacco contractor Massa and Carrara. The arguments are erudite and learned; there are citations to Bartolus and Alberico de Rosate, for example, and, on p. 33, a eight-line quotation from Virgil. No copies located on OCLC.

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        Fredmans sånger.

      Sthlm, A. Zetterberg, 1791. 8:o. Grav. titelblad,(4),163,(4) s. Lätt nött ljusbrunt lackat hfrbd från 1900-talets första hälft med rikt guldornerad rygg, röd titeletikett och rödstänkta snitt (Hedberg). Inlagan med enstaka småfläckar och marginalnoteringar i blyerts. En liten solkfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 43-46 och allmänt solkig i texten på s. 54-55 och i övre marginalen på s. 150-51. Svaga, men knappast störande, fuktränder i inre och övre marginalen på sina håll. Med John Landquists namnteckning.. Det graverade titelbladet med Sergels porträttmedaljong av diktaren är graverat av J. F. Martin. Musiken som gavs ut separat återfinns inte i detta exemplar

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        Scherzi Poetici

      Stamperia Ducale Modena: Stamperia Ducale, 1791. Small 4to (212 x 148 mm). Collation: A8 (A2 + 1) B-C8 D6. Engraved title and 31 ff., paginated 3, [3], 5-58, [2]. Engraved title within ornamental border and with allegorical vignette by Gasparo Gaiani. Errata leaf (printed on verso only) inserted after A2. Colophon at end, dated 24 July 1791. Contemporary Italian mottled calf, spine gold-tooled, red edges, striking red-striped endpapers (slight wear). *** ONLY EDITION. Rare collection of 26 poems, on love (true and disappointed), flattery, sincerity, despair, jealousy, sleep, the seasons, happiness, thunderstorms, gifts, dreams, abandonment, and so on. Parozzi, who signed the dedication to the Marchesa Teresa Zambeccari Rangone, was a member of the Accademia dei Dissonanti of Modena from 1776 (later the Accademia di scienze, lettere e arti). Tiraboschi noted that some of his poems were published in single sheets, as fogli volanti. This appears to be his only published collection. Not in ICCU; one copy located in the US (Harvard). Cf. Tiraboschi, Notizie biografiche V:54.

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        Itinerario instruttivo di Roma

      osia descrizione generale delle opere piu' insigni di pittura, scultura e architettura e di tutti i monumenti, antichi, e moderni di quest' alma citta' e parte delle sue adiacenze. 2 vols. Roma 1791. With engraved titlevignette, portrait of Pio 6, 2 folded maps, 12 plates with 2 etchings on each, together with 38 textual engravings [= in all 62 engravings c. 4x6 cm, showing buildings and monuments. Small 12vo. XII, 1-366; 367-828 pp. Contemporary, a little worn halfleather with small old name on endpaper, Danish note on reverse. 2 pages with old notes and 1 leaf torn in margin.. First edition based on an earlier guidebook by the author's father Giuseppe Vasi. Mariano Vasi took over his father Giovanni's stock and business on his death in 1782, and shortly afterwards began to republish Giovanni's work from the 'Studio Vasi' (later renamed the 'Calcografia Vasi'). One such work was his father's guidebook 'Itinerario istruttivo diviso in otto stazioni o giornate' from 1763.Early Printed Books no. 3400

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        L'Etruria pittrice ovvero Storia della pittura Toscana dedotta dai suoi monumenti che si esibiscono in stampa dal secolo X fino al presente. (Tomo I-II).

      Firenze, Per Niccolò Pagni e Giuseppe Bardi, 1791 - 1795 In folio, 2 voll. in mz. pelle coeva con punte, tit. e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Bellissimo antip. inciso da Lasinio con putti e figure allegoriche, 2 raffinati front. incisi in rame, 2 cc con i cataloghi dei pittori dei due volumi, 1 c di dedica a Giovanni Macpherson, 2 cc di "Avviso ai lettori a chi legge" al I vol., 1 c di dedica a Fabio Feroni al II vol. Seguono 120 cc contenenti ciascuna la spiegazione di un dipinto illustrato da una tavola (salvo la tav. n. XXIV "Il martirio di san sebastiano" del Pollaiuolo illustrato da due tavole) e CXXI tavole f.t. incise in nero, verde, sanguigna e bistro da Lasinio, Carboni, Galli, Vascellini, Colombini). Deliziose testatine, finalini, capilettera incisi in rame con i ritratti dei pittori. Edizione originale completa di tutte le sue tavole, elegantemente impressa su carta azzurra, significativo esempio di stampa a colori del XVIII secolo. Moreni I, 509: "Ciascuno di questi Volumi, nei quali è divisa quest'Opera, racchiude 60 Articoli di notizie di altrettanti pittori Toscani, scritte in Italiano dal Ch. Sig. proposto Marco Lastri, autore e promotore di questa eccellente impresa, e tradotti in francese dal Sig. Bartolommeo Renard. Ognuno di essi ha una stampa incisa in rame, scelta dalle Opere le più stimate di quel Pittore, di cui si parla...". (cfr. Cicognara, 3387; Brunet II, 1085; Graesse II, 509; Lozzi II, 5462). Abrasioni agli angoli delle due leg. e una piccola spaccatura alla cerniera ant. del vol. I. Leggerissime e tenui gore al marg. sup. delle ultime pp. del II vol. Compless. bell'esemplare.

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        Combat Navale , livrÈ le 18 dÈcembre 1779 par le COMTE de la MOTTE-PIQUET, chef díescadre.

      Paris, 1791. Large hand coloured engraving with good margins with repair at lower right in margin only. 28 x 22" Depicting a sea battle off the coast of Martinique between an English fleet and three French men of war. One of a series of 18 naval battles of the American Revolutionary War that Rossel painted for King Louis XVI. At the bottom of each of these prints is an allegory representing Thetis with her hand on a ship on which a triumphal wreath decorates the poop deck, surmounted by the arms of France. With the other hand she gestures to Neptune to protect combat seen in the distance while a Triton celebrates the victory with a conch shell.

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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 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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        Geometria pratica, in cui oltre i principi di essa, vi sono molti insegnamenti intorno alle varie misure di terre, acque, fieni, pietre, grani, fabbriche ed altro, secondo l'uso di verona e di tutte l'altre principali città d'Italia raccolti...da Lodovico Perini, pubblico ingegnere ed architetto veronese. Nona edizione nella quale, oltre la divisione de' terreni, si sono aggiunte ora per la prima volta da un Dotto Professore Critiche Annotazioni, nuovi calcoli e curiose pratiche...

      Bassano, a spese Remondini di Venezia, 1791 In 8°, piena perg. coeva, pp.163. Ottimo es., leg. ancora integra, carta croccante. Impreziosiscono il testo num.se xilografie intercalate n.t. + 2 tavv. f.t. più volte pieg. (ill. in xilografia) testatine e capilettera ornati. Bella copia

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        An Abstract of the Evidence... on the Part of the Petitioners for the Abolition of the Slave Trade

      Lon., 1791. xxvi, 155 pp. b/w folding plate, folding map. First edition of an early and important governmental inquiry into the British slave trade. It contains the famous plan of the slave ship Brookes, first published in 1787, and widely circulated. This is its first book appearance, and this is the first book that argued against slavery based on eyewitness accounts rather than biblical citations. (See Lapidus Essay on Abolition of the Slave Trade IV.) This is a superb copy, untrimmed, bound as issued in paper over boards with paper label. The slave ship plate is sharp and clean. Always scarce and desirable, this title has been making fancy auction records lately.

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        Nouvel Atlas des Enfans,

      A Bruxelles, Chez Benoit Le Francq, 1791. xii + 276pp + engraved frontispiece and 24 folding hand coloured maps and plates. Publisher's catalogue of B. Vlam of Amsterdam at rear. A very clean copy in original very worn full calf.

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