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        Autograph letter relating to the analytical engine, signed 'C. Babbage' to 'Dr Sharpey,' dated 23 July 1864 and addressed from his house at 1 Dorset Street, Marylebone.

      A Babbage letter of great historical interest in which he refers to a book on the history of the Analytical Engine he is preparing, and which he says is 'partly printed.' Babbage (1791-1871) did not live to see the work published, but it was completed by his son Henry Prevost and appeared as <i>Babbage's Calculating Engines</i> in 1889. This is still the principal source of information for the technical operation of Babbage's Difference and Analytical Engines.<br/><br/> The letter reads, in full: <br/><br/> <i>My dear Sir, <br/><br/> I am preparing a volume, now partly printed, the title of which will probably be "Materials for the History of the Analytical Engine." Amongst this collection of papers I propose reprinting one entitled "On a method of expressing by signs the action of machinery," Phil. Trans. 1826, Oct. 2, p. 250. There are two copper plates one an eight day clock the other a representation of the water-ram. <br/><br/> I have to request of the Royal Society the loan of these plates for the purpose of taking about 400 copies. <br/><br/> I am, My Dear Sir, <br/><br/> Yours truly, <br/><br/> C. Babbage.</i><br/><br/> Babbage's request seems to have been granted as his 'On a method of expressing by signs the action of machinery' duly appeared in the published work (pp. 236-41). <br/><br/> "Toward the end of his life, Babbage began assembling his own and others' previously published writings on the Difference and Analytical Engines with the intent of publishing a history of the machines, but died before he could accomplish this task. He had the first 294 pages of this work typeset and printed on slightly varying types of paper during his lifetime. It would appear that its purpose was to collect the most significant published writings, many of which had appeared as obscure pamphlets or in little-read journals, together with a listing of what remained unpublished, including all of Babbage's notebooks and engineering drawings, in the hope that his unfinished projects might be completed at some future date. The book was completed by Babbage's youngest son, Major-General Henry Prevost Babbage, to whom Babbage had bequeathed his calculating engines and everything pertaining to them. <br/><br/> "Were it not for this volume and the bibliography of Babbage's works published both here and in Babbage's autobiography, Babbage's achievements might have been forgotten. As it turned out the information was never implemented literally, probably because construction of the mechanical Analytical Engine was just too complex a project for any organization except a government to undertake.. Single sheet written on both sides. 180 x 114 mm, folded horizontaly twice

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        Grundriss der Kayserl. Freien Reichs und Handelsstadt nebst dem auf Königl. Dänischen Gebiet daran liegenden Altona. Einen hochpreislichen Senat gehorsamst zugeeignet von F.A. von Lawrence, Lieutenant. ( Kupferstich durch Johann Friedrich Ludwig Maier )

       1791 ( Erscheinungsjahr ermittelt nach Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog ) Der ursprünjglich vielfach gefaltete Kupferstich ist in 32 Segmenten auf Leinwand aufgezogen. Bildgröße: 62 x 95,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 86 x 117 cm ). Mit schöner Kartusche, Meilenzeiger ( Masseinheit hier *Hamburger Fuss* ) und Windrose. Der Plan zeigt auch den Festungsgürtel Hamburgs mit dem Schanzwerk, insbesondere dem der Sternschanze; sowie die Vorstädte Hamburgs zur damaligen Zeit mit dem Hafen und Teilen des Alten Landes nebst der Vier- und Marschlande. Der sehr detalreiche Kupferstich mit vielen topographischen Angaben. Maßstab ist ca. 1: 5700. ) Gestochen von Thomas Albrecht Pingeling laut KVK ). Der Kupferstich an den Rändern der einzelnen Segmente teils geringfügig beschädigt, insgesamt aber von guter, dekorativer Erhaltung. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe und Bruchgefahr kein Versand, hier nur Selbstabholung. - Standort RST ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Lawrence, Kupferstich, Hamburg, Altona, St. Pauli, Alster, Elbe, Hafen, Hamburger, Dänemark, St. Georg, Befestigungen, Schanzen, Sternschanze, Fuss, Vierlande, Marschlande, Altes Land, Pingeling, Google, Kayserlichen, Kaiserlichen, Plan, Maier

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        DROITS DE L'HOMME; EN RÉPONSE A L'ATTAQUE DE M. BURKE SUR LA RÉVOLUTION FRANÇOISE...TRADUIT DE L'ANGLOIS, PAR F. SOULÉS. AVEC DES NOTES & UNE NOUVELLE PRÉFACE DE L'AUTEUR

      Paris, 1791. Original salmon colored boards, remnants of later spine label. Slightly rubbed, else a fine copy. A lovely copy in contemporary condition of one of the most important editions of Paine's great polemic, RIGHTS OF MAN. This is the first French edition of the book, following the first English publication by about six weeks and reprinting the original text as it appeared in the suppressed first English edition. This edition thus preserves Paine's original language before it was toned down by later British publishers, as well as publishing for the first time a preface written solely for this edition. Paine was moved to write this work in response to Edmund Burke's REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE, which describes the destruction of the old order in France and voices fear of the danger of wholesale revolution. Paine replied with RIGHTS OF MAN, in which he "laid down those principles of fundamental human rights which must stand, no matter what excesses are committed to obtain them...[it is] the textbook of radical thought and the clearest of all expositions of the basic principles of democracy" (PMM). Arguably it is Paine's most important work, even more influential, in the end, than COMMON SENSE. The first edition of RIGHTS OF MAN was published by Johnson in London on Feb. 22, 1791, a date chosen to honor the (unwilling) dedicatee, George Washington; however, the publisher, intimidated by government agents, suppressed it on the day of publication, and only a few copies escaped destruction. The next British editions, although heated enough to raise a storm of debate, were toned down. This first French edition is thus the second edition of Paine's original text, as well as the first to directly address the revolutionaries he was applauding. The titlepage gives the date of May 1791 in the imprint. This edition would seem to precede another edition with a collation of xii,227pp. and without a month specified, which was issued by the same publisher. The NUC locates only two copies of the present edition. A rare and significant edition of one of the greatest political works.

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        Benjamin Noldmann's Geschichte der Aufklärung in Abyssinien oder Nachricht von seinem und seines Herrn Vetter Aufenthalte an dem Hofe des großen Negus,

      oder Priesters Johannes 2 Teile in 1 Bd Göttingen Dieterich Erste Ausgabe 1791 - Hellblauer Orig.-Interims-Pappband mit RSchild (leicht beschabt). 262, 300 S. Mit 6 Kupfertafeln von Ernst Ludwig Riepenhausen. 8°. Einbanddecken etwas bestoßen. Kleines Stempel-Exlibris (Monogramm) auf Innendeckel. Schönes Exemplar. Knigge 36.01. Hayn-G. V, 392. Goed. VI/1, 616, 21. Der erste der drei Staatsromane Knigges. "Der Titel ist eine Montage und spielt auf die Sage vom Reich des Priesterkönigs Johannes an, eines irdischen Paradieses von ungeheurem Ausmaß, das lange in der legendarischen Volksüberlieferung gelebt hat" (Ueding, Klassik und Romantik, 484). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Landschaftsansicht, "Gegend der Stadt Schmideberg nach Landshut in Schlesien.".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. D. Berger n. Reinhardt, dat. 1791, 27 x 40 Daniel Berger ( 1744 - 1824, Kupferstecher in Berlin ) stach Riesengebirgsmotive nach Bildern von Carl Christoph Reinhardt ( 1733 - 1827 ). - Das Blatt ist altgerahmt ( Goldrahmen mit Schrägschnittpassepartout ).

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        Caption title:] Loi relative au mémoire en forme d'instruction destiné pour les colonies. Donnée à Paris, le 10 juillet 1791. (No. 489.)

      Imprimerie de la Vauve d'André Adibert, Imprimeur du Roi & du Départment, vis-à-vis le College, Aix 1791 - First edition. With a woodcut head piece. Published unbound. 3, (1) p. Law by the National Assembly concerning the legislation at Saint-Domingue and the rights of the colonial assembly and the governor of the island. Scarce document. Numbered in ink on each recto. In fine condition. First edition. With a woodcut head piece. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, to Ogden, Newark, NJ, March 28, 1791.

      1791. Initiating an Action in New Jersey to Recover a Pre-Revolutionary War Debt Owed to a British Army Officer Harison, Richard [1747-1829]. [Ogden, Aaron (1756-1839)]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, to Ogden, Newark, NJ, March 28, 1791]. Single 9-1/2" x 7-1/2" leaf. Moderate toning, fold lines, minor edgewear, text in neat hand, later annotation to foot of verso. A well-preserved item. * While on business in Newark at the home of Abraham Ogden, U.S. District Attorney for New Jersey (1791-1798), Richard Harison, U.S. District Attorney for the District of New York (1789-1801) writes to Aaron Ogden, New Jersey lawyer, later senator and governor of New Jersey, stating: "I find it necessary that a suit should be commenced for James Stevenson in the circuit Court of the United States for [New Jersey] against the executors of Jacob Ford Jr." Ford had defaulted on a debt of one thousand three hundred pounds owed to James Stevenson, former captain in the British Army, the debt having been incurred prior to the war in 1773. Harrison asks that Aaron Ogden serve a writ in the District Court of New Jersey against the executors, whom he names. Harison was a highly regarded member of the New York Bar. He was the law partner of Alexander Hamilton at the beginning of his legal career and later served often as Hamilton's co-counsel. He was also a pallbearer at Hamilton's funeral and served as second in command to Mayor Richard Varick in Burr's trial for the murder of Hamilton. Aaron Ogden is best remembered as the defendant in the landmark Supreme Court case, Gibbons v. Ogden. He served as a New Jersey senator from 1801-1803 and was that state's governor from 1812-1813. Abraham Ogden [1743-1798] (no relation) was a lawyer and the first U.S. District Attorney for New Jersey.

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        HALLER (Albrecht von)

      1791 1165 - Berne, chez la Société typographique, 1791, , VI-368 + [2]-360 pages, veau raciné de l'époque, pièces de titre, tranches rouges, Nouvelle édition française de cet ouvrage de botanique du fameux médecin et naturaliste suisse Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777), disciple d'Herman Boerhaave et père de la physiologie expérimentale moderne. L'ouvrage a paru à l'origine en 1768 (Historia stirpium indigenarum Helvetiae inchoata); il s'agissait de la réédition de sa somme publiée en 1742, Enumeration methodica stirpium Helvetiae indigernarum. Philippe Rodolphe Vicat (1720-1783) en a donné la première traduction en 1776, parue sous le titre Matiere medicale de Halleri Historia stirpium indigenarum Helvetiæ. "Despite his considerable effort in anatomy and physiology, Haller did not neglect the botanical observations that has likewise occupied him from his early years in Basel. Characteristically, he set himself to create a complete, encyclopedic science of Swiss flora. He thus adress himself to the most important botanical problem of the time &#150; a comprehensive nomenclature [.] Although they never worked together, Haller discussed with Linnaeus the problem of a natural system for botanical classification." Étiquettes ex-libris Faivre. Petit accroc à une coiffe, coins un peu émoussés. DSB VI, pp. 65-66. Pritzel n° 3725 pour la première édition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise nach der Botany-Bay. Nebst Auszügen aus den Tagebüchern der neuesten Brittischen Entdecker in der Südsee. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von M. C. Sprengel.

      - Hamburg, B. G. Hoffmann, 1791. Gr.-8vo. 7 Bl., 264 S. Mit gestochener Titelvignette, gestochenem Porträt, 1 gefalt. altkol. Kupferkarte und 8 Kupfertafeln. Pappband d. Zt. (= Neuere Geschichte der Land- und Seereisen, Band 2). Zweite deutsche Ausgabe in einem sehr breitrandigen, unbeschnittenen Exemplar. - Der Kapitän des ersten britischen Sträflingstransports nach Australien und spätere erste Gouverneur berichtet hier von der Gründung der ersten englischen Strafkolonie in Neu Süd Wales im Jahre 1787. Angefügt sind Auszüge aus Berichten englischer Seefahrer von ihren Fahrten nach Tahiti, Macao und Kanton sowie von der Entdeckung der Charles Middleton Insel. - Die Tafeln zeigen Eingeborene, Pflanzen und Tiere, darunter das fliegende Opossum. - Berieben, bestoßen und fleckig. Etwas stockfleckig. Ohne den Reihentitel. - Ebert II,16710; Griep/Luber 1075; Cox II, 314 (verzeichnet als erste deutsche Ausgabe Stuttgart 1789). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Gewigtigste Historysen des Bybels, afgebeeld in Twee Honderd Twee en Vijftig Printverbeeldingen. Op nieuw geteekend, en door de voornaamste Meesters in het koper gesneden. Met eene Zaaklijke Uitbreiding Opgehelderd.

      Amsterdam, Jan de Groot, Gerrit Warnars, en Petrus den Hengst, te Dordrecht, Abraham en Pieter Blussé, te Leyden, Samuel en Johannes Luchtmans, en te Harlingen, Volkert van der Plaats 1791 - Tweede druk, (XII) 128 (50) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer met ribben, stempels en sloten, groot Folio (aantrekkelijke, groot formaat leren band met sloten, H. 44 x B. 27 cm. flinke vochtvlek voorin -niet in de gravures, die helder en scherp zijn-, mist tekstpagina 129, verder compleet met 252 Bijbelse gravures, met daarbij nederlandse tekstuitleg, op 126 bladen, gegraveerd door J.C. Philips, J. Folkema e.a., zie W.C.Poortman deel 2, pagina 150 en151 voor deze vrij zeldzame Prentbijbel)

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        Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt mit beständiger Rücksicht auf die besten Originalwerke in drey Theile zusammengetragen von einer Gesselschaft Geographen nach zu Büschings Grosser Erdbeschreibung. Zweiten Theil, Erste Abtheilung. Enthält Deutschland und die Schweiz

      Wien 1791 Gestochen von Ignatz Albrecht, komplette 1. Abteilung des 2. Teils dieses Werkes, 336 handkolorierte Landkarten, (Nummern 92-427), Übersichtskarte Europas, 2 Titelseiten u. 2 Blätter des Anzeigers; Karten betreffen heutige Staaten Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz, Tschechien, Belgien, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Teile Polens, Sloweniens, Italiens, Frankreichs, der Niederlande; alle Karten handkoloriert, mit Nummern, Beschriftungen und nötigen Angaben, eigene Maßstäbe; OLdr., Einband auf 5 Bünde, 30,5 x 44 cm (quer 2°), Karte mit Nrn. 303, 266, 215, 180, 177, 176, 175 u. 160 etwas größer u. an den Rändern gefaltet; Deckel mit leichten Wurmfraßspuren, Deckelkanten leicht abgeschürft, am Rücken Signaturschild, Signatur oben auf Vorderdeckel, Deckelklappe eingerissen, fliegende Blätter der Vorsätze geknickt, auf beiden Titelseiten kaum sichtbare Stempel („Schloss Lissa“), nur Karten 423-427 und Blätter des Anzeigers u. hinterer Vorsatz in der Mitte befleckt, hinterer Vorsatz mit kleinem Loch, sonst schön, fest, sauber, altersgemäß in perfektem Zustand.Alte Drucke, Kartographie, Atlasse, alte Landkarten, Heiliges Römisches Reich, Deutschland, Österreich, Tschechien, die Schweiz, Bibliophilien

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        Beschreibung von London vorzüglich in Rücksicht auf ältere Geschichte, Sitten und Kunstmerkwürdigkeiten dieser Stadt. Übesetzt von Johann Heinrich Wiedmann.

      Nürnberg, Felßecker 1791.Mit gestochener Titelvignette und 3 Kupfertafeln. 14 Bll., 669 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Engelmann 646. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe von "Some Account of London", eines der letzten Werke Pennants, verfasst nach seinen zahlreichen Reisen und basierend auf den unzähligen Beobachtungen, die er fast ein halbes Jahrhundert in London machte: "Dieses Werk besteht aus den Beobachtungen von beynahe der Hälfte meines Lebens, die ich ... auf den zahllosen Spaziergängen in und um unsere Haupstadt ... zu machen Gelegenheit hatte" (Vorwort). - Etwas berieben. Titel gestempelt. Tls. etwas braunfleckig. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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        Oeuvres completes. Band 1-100

      Sanson et Compagnie 1791- Kart. der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen, 8°, Einbände etwas berieben und abgegriffen, Kanten und Ecken beschabt, Seiten stellenweise ganz leicht altersgebräunt/-fleckig; stellenweise auch handgeschriebene Anmerkungen mit Blei- und Buntstift, sonst sehr guter Zustand.Alte Drucke, Literaturgeschichte

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        MISCELLANIES IN PROSE AND VERSE

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

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        Bemerkungen über die französische Revoluzion und das Betragen einiger Gesellschaften in London bey diesen Ereignissen. Aus dem Englischen nach der vierten Ausgabe übersezt.

      Wien, Joseph Stahel, 1791. 8°. Mit gest. Titelportrait (v. Clemens Kohl). 2 Bll., 432 S., Ppbd. d. Zt. m. gepr. Rückenschild. Erste dt. Ausgabe; seltener als die 1793 von Gentz besorgte. - „[...] Auf die Ansicht, das alte Regime sei so zuinnerst verfault, daß eine umfassende Revolution notwenig sei, erwiderte Burke, daß eine Revolution, die nicht wirkliche Freiheit bringe - welche nur der Rechtsprechung unter einer anerkannten Verfassung ohne Beeinflussung durch den Mob entspringe - überhaupt keine Freiheit darstelle. ‚Leider‘, sagte er, ‚wissen sie nicht, wieviel mühevolle Schritte getan werden müssen, ehe sie sich zu einer Masse bilden, die eine echte politische Persönlichkeit besitzt‘. Die ‚Gedanken‘ hatten in ganz Europa sofort Erfolg - Gentz veröffentlichte 1793 eine deutsche Übersetzung -, wenn sie auch Burke die Gefolgschaft der Whigs kosteten. Jetzt ganz allein auf sich gestellt, genoß er endlich eine europäische Autorität, die er in seinem eigenen Land oder innerhalb seiner Partei nie erlangt hatte [...]“ (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, S. 442). - Das berühmte Werk übte einen großen Einfluß auch auf die Ideenwelt der preußischen Reformer (Freiherr vom Stein) und der konservativen Denker Deutschlands (Gentz) aus. Die anonyme Übersetzung erschien zwei Jahre vor der bekannten Gentzschen Bearbeitung. „Der Umstand, daß die beiden frühesten deutschen Ausgaben der großen Kampfschrift in Wien erschienen, läßt darauf schließen, daß in der späteren Hochburg der Reaktion eine antirevolutionäre Schrift schon damals auf Beifall rechnen konnte. Kaiser Leopold III. hatte Burke im August 1791 von Pillnitz aus durch einen seiner Minister seinen Beifall ausdrücken lassen“ (Braune, Burke in Deutschland, S. 20). - Einband berieben, bestoßen u. etw. fleckig. Kl. Exlibris a. Innendeckel. Titel m. zeitgen. Namenszug („Berlichingen“) u. Spur eines kl. gelöschten Besitzvermerkes. Tlw. Bleistiftanstreichungen. Etw. gebräunt, stockfleckig u. vereinzelt schwach wasserrandig. - Schumann, Burke 238; Todd 53; vgl. PMM 239 (engl. Orig.-Ausg. London 1790); nicht bei Borst. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Burke, Französische Revolution, Bemerkungen über die französische Revoluzion

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        Mineralogische und bergmännische Beobachtungen über einige Hessische Gebirgsgegenden. Herausgegeben und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Dietrich Ludwig Gustav Karsten.

      Berlin, Rottmann 1791. Mit gest. Vignette auf dem zweiten Titel und 6 (1 teilkolor.) gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 1 Bl., XIV, 102 S. Hübscher HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Poggendorff II, 641; Schuh, Bibliography of Mineralogy: \"Very scarce\". - Der früh verstorbene Johann Philipp Riess (1751-1794) gilt als der bedeutendste Geologe, der aus dem Kasseler Collegium Carolinum hervorgegangen ist. Die vorliegende Veröffentlichung enthält die erste geologische Karte Niederhessens, die mit farbigen Flächen die Vorkommen der wichtigsten Mineralien ausweist. - Etwas berieben. Tls. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        ROVATO (BRESCIA) - CANALE DELL'ACQUA SERIOLA - ANTICHI ORIGINALI - LONATO, COCCAGLIO...

      Il volume a stampa raccoglie i documenti dal 1440 al 1791 che riguardano i beneficiari del canale dell'Acqua Seriola, gli Antichi Orginari (cioè i cittadini aventi diritti) di Rovato, lo Statuto di Rovato (e quelli di Brescia che lo negano), atti simili concernenti anche i comuni di Lonato e Coccaglio interessati allo stesso canale, dopo il ritorno di quelle terre bresciane sotto il dominio della Serenissima. La raccolta a stampa ha probabilmente origine dalla richiesta delle famiglie Dusini e Guadagni di entrare a far parte degli Antichi Originari di Rovato (sul piatto della brossura vi è il titolo STAMPA / DUSINI, E GUADAGNI) - - - Un volume in 4to (dimensioni 20x29 cm) di 374 pagine. I documenti contenuti hanno come titolo la data di emissione dei documenti stessi (non esiste un titolo complessivo o una pagina di titolo generale). Brossura del tempo con la scritta a stampa, al piatto: STAMPA / DUSINI, E GUADAGNI. (Dorso con due tasselli in pelle a rinforzare i fili di legatura) - - - VOLUME DI ESTREMO INTERESSE PER LA STORIA LOCALE (e non solo): attorno alla Seriola ruotava infatti tutta la vita economica e civile di quei luoghi. Non abbiamo trovato traccia di questo testo in alcun repertorio bibliografico e catalogo di biblioteca (on line).

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

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

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        Mechanismus der menschlichen Sprache nebst der Beschreibung seiner sprechenden Maschine.

      Wien, Degen 1791.. Mit gest. Portrait von Ignaz von Born von J. G. Mansfeld nach Heinrich Füger, 26 Kupfertafeln und 1 Tabelle nach S. 223. 10 Bll., 456 S. Dekorativer HLdr. d. Z. mit Rückenverg. und Rückenschild. Darmstaedter 257; Engelmann 294; Honeyman 1779; Lesky 349; v. d. Linde II, 337; Poggendorff I, 1242; Wurzbach XI, 161. - Seltene erste Ausgabe der berühmten Beschreibung der Sprechwerkzeuge und der Weise, wie die in den europäischen Sprachen vorkommenden Laute gebildet werden. Die ebenfalls hier geschilderte Sprachmaschine stammt aus dem Jahre 1778. Der österreichische Hofrat v. Kempelen (1734-1804) erlangte hauptsächlich durch den von ihm konstruierten und an den europäischen Höfen erfolgreich demonstrierten Schachautomaten oder "Türken" Berühmtheit. Außerdem beaufsichtigte er den Bau des königlichen Schlosses in Ofen, das gesamte ungarische Salzwesen und die Säuberung des Banats von Räubern. Die Tafeln zeigen die teils anatomischen Darstellungen der menschlichen Sprechorgane und den Aufbau der Sprachmaschine. - Gering berieben. Oberer Rand des Titels unauffällig neu angesetzt, unten mit zwei Namensstempeln. Schönes Exemplar! Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th.

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        Aufschlüsse zur Magie aus geprüften Erfahrungen über verborgene philosophische Wissenschaften und verdeckte Geheimnisse der Natur. Erster, Zweyter und Vierter Theil [von 4].

      - (1) in 2. Aufl., die anderen Erstausg. München, Joseph Lentner, 1791, 1790, 1792. 11 Bll., 488 S., mit gestoch. Frontispiz u. gestoch. Titelbild / 8 Bll., 446 S., mit gestoch. Frontispiz, gestoch. Titelbild u. 10 Kupfern / 8 Bll., 441 S., mit gestoch. Frontispiz u. gestoch. Titelbild, Textfig. u. einer gefalt. Tabelle [so kmpl.], 8°, Neues, goldgepr. Leder mit Zierbünden u. doppelten Rückenschildern (3 Bde.) Faivre 39; Ackermann I/867; Nicht bei Grässe; Nicht bei Rosenthal. - Jeder Band ist in sich abgeschlossen. - Bd. (1) u.a. über: Erste Grundsätze für die, die sich geheimen Wissenschaften weihen wollen; Theorie der Einbildungskraft, u. Erklärung einiger magischer Erscheinungen; Notwendige Hypothesen zur Magie; Von Vorhersagungen u. Weissagungen; Thiermagnetismus; Seelen-Physiognomie; Von der Wünschelruthe; Mittel wider ländliche Zaubereyen boshafter Menschen; Von der Sprache der Thiere; Von der Kabala; Von dem Engel des Lichts u. dem Engel der Finsterniß; Wie man alte Schriftsteller aus diesem Fache lesen soll, sammt einer magischen Bibliothek; Anzeigen von Journalen u. andern periodischen Schriften (mit Katalog "der berühmtesten und seltensten Schriftsteller"); Neuerfundene elektrische Kunststücke; Neuerfundene magnetische Experimente; Theorie der Geschwindigkeit u. Taschenspielerkunst. - (2) u.a.: Was die wahre Magie sey; Geistererscheinungen; Ein Spiegel, worinn man die seltesten Figuren kann erscheinen lassen; Grundsätze zu cabbalistischen Berechnung; Von der Buchstabenkenntniss u. dem Buchstabiren in den Geheimnissen; Räucherungen; Palingenesie; Die Auferstehung der Cabbalisten; Kirchers Versuch, Schlangen zu zeugen; In einer Phiole eine ganze Gegend vorzustellen, von Schott; Ein metallenes Bäumchen (arbor metallica) in einer gläsernen Phiole; Kronologische Tabelle versch. Männer, die durch geheime Wissenschaften berühmt waren; Seltene Manuscripte zu höhern Geheimnissen, die aber nur in Händen weniger Menschen sind. - (4) u.a.: Worinn die grossen Wahrheiten der Mystik bestehen; Ueber die Zahlen in der Möglichkeit ihrer Existenz; Die Zehn Sephirot; Beyspiele über Betrachtung u. Verhältnis der Zahlen; Sätze, als Fortsetzung der Lehre der Mystik; Anhang: Die Fragen des Arnoldus de Villanova; Anzeige von Authoren u. Schriften, die von geheimer Berechnung handeln. - Der fehlende 3. Bd enthält "praktische Anweisung der theils unbekannten phisikalischen Zauberstücke"; Einleitung zur Taschenspielerkunst; Magnetische u. andere Taschenspielerstücke. - Karl von Eckartshausen (auch Carl v. Eckhartshausen; 1752-1803), illegitimer Sohn des Grafen Karl von Haimhausen. Er wurde 1776 Hofrat, 1777 Mitglied der Bayerischen Akademie u. war von 1780 bis 1793 Bücherzensurrat. In dieser Zeit hatte er sich dem Orden der Illuminaten angeschlossen, später Kenner u. Vertreter rosenkreuzerischen Ideengutes. In seinen zahlreichen Publikationen suchte er anfangs der Aufklärung u. der Verschmelzung von Religion u. Wissenschaft zu dienen, während er später religiöse, mystische u. alchemistische Schriften veröffentlichte. - Seiten tlw. braunfleckig; in Bd.1 zwei Bll. der Einleitung mit Papierverletzungen u. Buchstabenverlust; bei Bd.4 der Titel mit zwei überklebten Textzeilen (Titelbl. nochmals in Kopie beiliegend); sonst gute Expl. in dekorativen Einbänden. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Verscheide soorten Hollandse vaartuigen. 6e catern door G. Groenewegen.

      (No pl.), 1791.Oblong 8vo. Later half cloth. 12 engraved plates. Ca. 13,5 x 15,5 cm. Second state. - Separately issued series of prints, included in the collection: Verzameling van vier en tachtig stuks Hollandsche schepen. Rotterdam, J. van den Brink, (1786-1801). The plates are numbered, have the letter F and letterpress. Nice collection of Dutch ships of all kinds engraved by the Dutch painter and engraver Gerrit Groenewegen (1754-1826). - A very attractive set.Cat. NHSM II, p.751; De Groot & Vorstman, Zeilschepen, 191-202.

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        Oeuvres complettes de Louis de Saint-Simon, Duc et Pair de France, Chevalier des Ordres du Roi et de la Toison d\'or, etc. etc. Pour servir à l\'Histoire des cours de Louis XIV, de la Régence et de Louis XV. Avec des notes, des explications et des additions à la fin de chaque volume, extraites des Correspondances et des portefeuilles de l\'auteur et de plusieurs Princes et Seigneurs ses contemporains. EA. der Edition. 13 Bände.

      A Straßburg chez J. G. Treuttel, Libraire et se trouve a Paris chez Onfroy, Libraire, rue St. Victor n°. 11, 1791.,, Zus. ca. 3200 S. Mit 1 gest. Titelportrait und 1 gefalt. Stammtafel. 8°. Sehr dekorative H-Lederbände d. Zeit, Buchecke bestoßen u. beschabbt,, Buchrücken jedoch noch gut erhalten, Buchblock fest u. Papier kaum stockfleckig. Ingesamt seltenes noch gut erhaltenes u. kompletes Exemplar dieser ersten Ausgabe! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Französische Literatur

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        History of British Birds, First edition, Volume 1: Land Birds + Volume II: Water Birds with Volume III: A General History of Quadrupeds, Second edition, in three volumes

      Newcastle: Sol. Hodgson + Edward Walker, 1791, 1797, 1804. First edition.. Outer edges of marbled endpapers with slight discoloration, frontis matter and last few pages of all with volumes in mild scattered foxing, the text and wood engravings are bright and clean, professional repair to calf in the upper spine compartment of volume 2; a tight and clean copy in very good condition (see photos).. Pp. xxx, (ii), 335, (1); xx, 400, with 445 wood-block engravings of birds; pp. x, 483, with 318 woodblock engravings of quadrupeds. Contemporary full polished tan calf leather, gilt ruled on the front and rear boards, spine with 5 raised bands, lettered in gilt in 3 compartments and with elaborate gilt floral designs in the other 3 compartments, board edges ruled in gilt and with lacy gilt turn-ins, original marbled endpapers, lg 8vo (9 5/8 x 6 inches). This attractive three volume set presents Bewick's early fine engravings: Volume 1: Containing the History and Description of Land Birds; Volume II: Containing the History and Description of Water Birds and Volume III: A General History of Quadrupeds. Volumes 1 and 2 are the first edition (1797-1804) and Volume 3 is the stated second edition (1791). Two points of the first edition of volume 1 of History of British Birds shows the printed price at bottom of the title page as 13 shillings and the last page of the volume advertises the third edition of A General History of Quadrupeds. From the personal library of Sir Richard Colt Hoare with his armorial bookplate. Sir Hoare, the 2nd Baronet FRS (9 December 1758 - 19 May 1838) was an English antiquarian, archaeologist, artist, and traveler of the 18th and 19th centuries (from Wiki). This is a rare set, offering three of Bewick's most important works, in a contemporary very attractive calf binding.

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        POR QUANTO Habiendose dado cuenta à S.M. sobre diversas solicitudes de los PLATEROS, BATIOJAS y TIRADORES DE ORO.

      Mexico 9 de Junio de 1791. - Affiche in-folio. TRES RARE AFFICHE imprimée à Mexico, contenant diverses dispositions concernant ces professions en rapport avec l'OR, l'ARGENT (Bijouterie, Monnaie, etc).

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        Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, Describing The Manners and Customs of the North American Indians; With an Account of the Posts Situated on The River Saint Laurence, Lake Ontario, &c

      London: Printed for the Author, 1791. First edition. Folding map. 1 vols. 4to (11-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches). Later half morocco and cloth, uncut, some offsetting to map; else fine. With 4pp. list of subscribers. First edition. Folding map. 1 vols. 4to (11-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches). "An interesting record of the life and customs of the Indians with whom Long, as trapper, trader and traveller, had commerce, and of the fur trade at the time of greatest competition between the Montreal traders and the Hudson's Bay Company." - Streeter. Sabin 41878; TPL 597; Lande 1289; Streeter 3651

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        Zeelands Chronyk, Verkort. Gesteld, tot dienst van de Jeugd, in Vragen en Antwoorden. WITH: Zeelands Chronyk Verkort. 1792. WITH: Mengelingen.

      Middelburg, Willem Alexander Keel (ca. 1791). 3 delen en 2 werken in 3 banden, (titelprent met verklaaring, VIII, portretten, 8) 474, (titelprent, 2) 475-1046, (titelprent, 2) 1049-1430 (8) 39 (2) 70 p. Origineel half Leer, goudbestempeld, 16° H. 9 x B. 6 x D. 3 cm. (Unieke set over de geschiedenis van Zeeland in miniatuuruitgave, met uitvouwbare kaarten, gravures van steden, gebouwen, enz.pagina 665-758 verkeerd gebonden, enkele van de uitvouwbare gravures wat beschadigd aan de randen, desondanks een mooie set van dit zeldzame en aantrekkelijke werk. Voor elk deel een gegraveerde titelprent, met 2 -origineel- handgekleurde uitvouwbare kaarten, 6 pagina's met elk 2 portretten, 3 uitvouwbare plattegronden, 16 uitvouwbare gravures met uitzichten, 16 enkele gravures en 9 uitvouwbare gravures met munten, en 4 enkele gravures van Th. Koning, I. de Wit & D. Veelwaard in de 'Mengelingen'.) 3 volumes and 2 works in 3 bindings, (frontispiece with explanation, VIII, portraits, 8) 474, (frontispiece, 2) 475-1046, (frontispiece, 2) 1049-1430 (8) 39 (2) 70 p. Contemporary half Leather decorated with gilt, 16° H. 9 x L. 6 x W. 3 cm. (Extraordinary set about the history of Zeeland in miniature edition, with folding maps, engravings of cities, buildings, etc. page 665-758 misbound, some of the folding engravings are worn at the edges, otherwise a beautiful set of this rare and attractive work. Each volume has its own engraved frontispiece, with 2 contemporary handcoloured folding maps, 12 engraved portraits on 6 plates, 3 folding plans, 16 folding engravings with views, 16 single engravings and 9 folding plates with engraved coins, and in 'Mengelingen' 4 single engravings by Th. Koning, I. de Wit & D. Veelwaard.).

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        TA., Steintorturm und Jacobsbrücke, "Vue de Brandenbourg. Dédiée à Son Altesse Sérénissime Madame Louise. Duchesse Regnante de Mecklenbourg - Schwerin & Princesse de Saxe - Gotha etc, etc.".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich n. Nagel b. Morino & Company, dat. 1791, 23 x 32,2 Oben rechts mit Nummer "XXVI" bezeichnet.

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        Antiquitates culinariae, or curious tracts relating to the culinary affairs of the old English.

      London: R. Blamire Large 4to (31.4 cm, 12.4"). Engr. t.-p., lx, 137, [1] pp.; 1 double plt., 1 plt.. 1791 First edition: A curated collection of medieval recipes gathered from The Forme of Cury and other treatises of "ancient cookery," along with contemporary documentation of such gastronomical delights as "the great feast at the inthronization of the reverende father in God George Nevell, Archbishop of York . . . in the VI. yere of the raigne of kyng Edwarde the fourth." The preface offers detailed descriptions of historical feasts, including specific dishes, styles of presentation, and entertainments offered. This copy includes the long narrow => aquatint "strip" image that extends across two leaves to show a "Peacock Feast," which Bitting and Cagle claim was removed from many copies due to copyright infringement, along with a neat aquatint plate presenting a "Saxon Entertainment") and an engraved title-page. Provenance: Front pastedown with bookplate of Anna M. Stetson, back pastedown with bookplate of Rosina Vance. 19th-century half sheep in imitation of morocco with marbled paper–covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title; moderately rubbed overall, joints and hinges expertly repaired by long-fiber method with inner margins of frontispiece and title-page reinforced. Left half of frontispiece with very short tear from lower margin, not approaching image. Pages gently age-toned, with scattered light to mild foxing mostly confined to first and last sections; edges untrimmed. => A solid, enjoyable copy of an enjoyable work.

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        L'AMITÉ AUX MÂNES DU CHER THOMAS MAUDUIT, COLONEL DU RÉGIMENT DU PORT-AU-PRINCE DANS L'ISLE DE ST. DOMINGUE

      [N.p., probably London, 1791. Near fine. Thomas Mauduit du Plessis (1752-91), veteran officer of the American Revolution, was sent to Haiti in 1787 and put in command of a regiment in Port au Prince. He vehemently opposed the French Revolution and emancipation. Joining forces with the Governor, he raised a volunteer regiment of Royalists, dissolved the Assembly, and suppressed proclamations sent from Revolutionary Paris. His actions resulted in an uprising, and he was assassinated by his own men. This print shows him in his military dress from the waist up, wearing his Society of the Cincinnati Eagle and his Ordre de St. Louis; an inset below his portrait shows a slave bemoaning his new freedom. The print was undoubtedly printed in London or some other center where refugees of the French and Saint Domingue revolutions congregated in the early 1790s.

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        DS: U.S. Patent Signed by James Buchanan (as Secretary of State) and Edmund Burke (as Commissioner of Patents)

      Folio. U.S. Patent Signed by James Buchanan (1791-1868) as Secretary of State, and Edmund Burke as Commissioner of Patents) as Commissioner of Patents; Washington, D.C. November 8, 1845. A beautiful one page document on vellum issuing a patent to John B. Chellar, Eber Jones and Peter Low of Troy, New York for a new and useful improvement in Cooking Stoves. Together with 13 1/2" x 10" (ends folded) hand drawn pen-and-ink rendering of the stove, and another 11 3/4" x 15 3/4" manuscript leaf written on both sides, on vellum describing the stove and its mechanisms, signed by the inventors and two witnesses. Some marginal soiling and fold marks. A very nice document bound with re ribbon.

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        JOURNAL OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER 6th, 1790

      Philadelphia, 1791. Folio. Modern three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather labels. Lightly foxed. Ownership signature of James Hillhouse (1754-1832), a New Haven lawyer and politician who served as a U.S. Congressman and later Senator. Very good. The journal of the Senate recorded during the third session of the first Congress and including its response to a State of the Union address by Washington detailing issues with public credit and the northwest frontier; sundry acts authorizing the President to discharge foreign debts; and "An Act Declaring the Consent of Congress, that a New State be Formed within the Jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Admitted into this Union by the name of the State of Kentucky." In all, many important issues were settled in the discussions recorded here, and many significant events in the nation's history are treated in depth.

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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 (275 × 215 mm). Contemporary tree calf, rebacked preserving the original flat spines, with red and green morocco labels, wavy-line rolls in gilt, board edges gilt, gilt initials centrally stamped on front boards. Portrait frontispiece engraved by James Heath after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 2 engraved facsimile plates by H. Shepherd. Engraved armorial bookplate "Lister" and small circular stamps of Thore Virgin's Bibliotheca Qvarnforsiana to front pastedowns, Spines neatly rebacked, preserving the original flat gilt spines, corners neatly restored. Some lower edges uncut, occasional pencil side ruling and marginalia; a very good copy. First edition of the most famous biography in any language. The immense task of compiling the thousands of notes Boswell had recorded on "the great man's talk, habits and opinions" was begun after Johnson's death in 1784. Made up of trifling incidents as well as the significant events in Johnson's life, the work remains a masterpiece of portraiture. "Homer is not more decidedly the first of heroic poets, Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers" (Macaulay). Boswell's reputation was further enhanced by the discovery in the early part of the 20th century of the Boswell Papers, which were stored in the Malahide Castle of Ireland for generations. What resulted from this discovery was the revelation of Boswell as an extraordinary personality in his own right; a far more complex, eccentric genius than the mere recorder of Johnson's conversations. This copy has p. 135, vol. 1, in the corrected state, reading "give". This is not an issue point for the whole book; some copies read "gve", but the correction was made in the press, and 1,750 copies with either state were available on publication day, 16 May 1791 (800 were sold in the first two weeks).

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        TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH & SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, EAST & WEST FLORIDA, THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY, THE EXTENSIVE TERRITORIES OF THE MUSCOGULGES, OR CREEK CONFEDERACY, AND THE COUNTRY OF THE CHACTAWS [sic]

      Philadelphia, 1791. Contemporary tree calf, spine ruled in gilt and with gilt morocco label. Binding rubbed, joints worn, chipped at head of spine. Frontispiece creased. One plate with a two- inch long vertical closed tear and with a small chip in the upper margin, above the neat line; folding plate torn in upper margin, not affecting the illustration. Several instances of early ink marginalia, almost certainly in the hand of Lawrence Washington (see below). Text tanned, with occasional staining and foxing. A good copy. In a half morocco box. The rare first edition of one of the classic accounts of southern natural history and exploration, with much material on the southern Indian tribes. This copy bears the ownership signature on the front free endpaper of Lawrence A. Washington (dated 1818), the nephew of George Washington. Lawrence Augustine Washington, (1775-1824), was the fourth son of George Washington's younger brother, Samuel. When Samuel Washington died in 1781, the future president took it upon himself to provide for the education of his nephew, Lawrence, and for Lawrence's older brother, George Steptoe Washington. Throughout the 1780s and early 1790s, Washington supervised and paid for their education in Alexandria, Virginia, and then at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, from which the two nephews graduated in 1792. While in Philadelphia, Lawrence Washington also studied law with Attorney General Edmund Randolph. He married Mary Dorcas Wood in 1797 and lived at Federal Hill, outside Winchester, Virginia. At George Washington's death Lawrence and his brother, George, were absolved of all debts for their schooling, a sum of approximately five thousand dollars. George Washington also left his nephews a small portion of his estate in his will. For the period, Bartram's work is unrivalled. He travelled several thousand miles through the Southeast in the years just prior to the American Revolution. "...Bartram wrote with all the enthusiasm and interest with which the fervent old Spanish friars and missionaries narrated the wonders of the new found world...he neglected nothing which would add to the common stock of human knowledge" - Field. "Unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions" - Sabin. "The classic of southern natural history and exploration, with much on the southern Indian tribes. Bartram's account of the remote frontier, of the plantations, trading posts, and Indian villages at the end of the eighteenth century is unrivaled" - Streeter. Includes a chapter concerning the customs and language of the Muscogulges and Cherokees.

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        Institutiones Philosophicae in 6 Teile und 5 Bände

      Venetiis,Remondini, 1791. 5 Bände Braune Ledereinbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung 1 Band: Teil 1&2: Buchgelenkt restauriert. Ecken bestossen und berieben. Teil 116: Logica, Teil2: 136, Metaphysica part I. Zustand: innen sauber. Handschriftliche Notizen auf Titelseite und Stempel auf der linke Titelseite. 2 Band: Teil 3: 324 S, Metaphysica part II. Zustand.Innen sauber. Handschriftliche Notizen auf Titelseite.3 Band: Teil 4: 267 S: Moralis.Zustand.Innen sauber. Handschriftliche Notizen auf Titelseite 4 Band: Teil 5: 339S + 9 Kupferstiche: Physicae part I:Zustand.Innen sauber. Handschriftliche Notizen auf Titelseite, 5 Band: Teil 6: 343 S + 3 Kupferstiche.Zustand.Innen sauber. Handschriftliche Notizen auf Titelseite Versand D: 9,90 EUR

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        LE SENS-COMMUN. OUVRAGE ADDRESSE AUX AMERICAINS

      Paris, 1791. Contemporary blue wrappers. Some light chipping and staining to wrappers. Scattered foxing. Very good. The first Paris edition of COMMON SENSE..., translated into French by Antoine G. Griffet de Labaume. The earliest publication of COMMON SENSE... on the Continent, at least in separate form, was an anonymous French translation published at Rotterdam in 1777; this is the next edition in French, and the first published in France. The work was written by Paine in response to the Battle of Lexington in 1775, calling not merely for a revolt against taxation, but demanding independence. Its message was no doubt as inspiring to the revolutionaries of France as it had been in America.

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

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

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        SUPPLEMENT TO THE QUEBEC GAZETTE Num 1331

      Quebec, 1791. [with:] SUPPLEMENT...Num. 1333. [with:] SUPPLEMENT... Num. 1334. [with:] SUPPLEMENT...Num. 1335. Folio. Printed in double-column format in parallel English and French. Slightly ragged on left margin, else very good. This extraordinary series of supplements to the QUEBEC GAZETTE demonstrates the extent to which feeling for the French Revolution had permeated the French population of Canada, and the degree to which the British government was prepared to tolerate the expression of such Revolutionary sentiments. Most of the text of each issue (all of the first two and part of the third and fourth) is devoted to a long "Scheme of a Constitution," extracted from a late French publication entitled "Les Actes des Apotres." While recognizing monarchy as the necessary executive branch, the text calls for a balance of power between the courts, legislatures, and executive. A surprising and interesting series to find published in Canada at this time, in the same year that the Constitutional Act granted the first representative government to Canada. Not listed separately by Tremaine, nor are supplements recorded in the appendix devoted to the ...GAZETTE; however, she notes two runs which include "almost all" of the supplements.

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        Recueil De Cartes Geographiques, Plans Vues et Medailles De L`Ancienne Grèce, Relatifs Au Voyage Du Jeune Anacharsis, Precedé D`Une Analyse Critique Des Cartes.

      Aux Deux-Ponts, Chez Sanson & Compagnie, 1791 Leder Durchaus Akzeptable Altersspur Text Französisch. Leder-Einband, blind geprägter Lederrücken mit Titelschildchen, Abriebs- und Stoßspuren, Buchblock solide, buntes, dekoratives Vorsatzpapier, Table des planches, Analyses Critiques Des Cartes de L`Ancienne Grèce, Dressées pour le Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis par M. Barbié du Bocage, 20 Seiten + 31 Faltkarten, vollständig und unverletzt! Stockfleckenfrei. Karte I: La Grèce et ses Isles, Karte II : Plan du Passage des Thermo-Pyles, Karte III : Plan du Combat de Salamine (2 kleine dunklere Flecken unterhalb von Salamine), Karte IV: Essai sur la Bataille de Platée, Karte V : Carte du Palus Meotide et du Pont Euxin, Karte VI : Plan du Bosphore de Thrace, Karte VII : L`Helles-Pont, Karte VIII : Plan des Environs d`Athènes, Karte IX : L`Attique, La Mégaride et partie de l`Isle d`Eubee, Karte X : Plan de l`Académie et de ses Environs, Karte XI : Plan d`une Palestre grecque d`après Vitruve, Karte XII : Plan d`Athènes, Karte XIII : Plan et Elévations des Propylées, Karte XIV : Plan du Temple de Thésée/Parthénon, Karte XV : La Phocide et la Doride, Karte XVI : Essai sur les environs de Delphes, Karte XVII : Plan d\'une Maison Grecque d\'apres Viruve , Karte XVIII : La Beotie, Karte XIX : La Thessalie, Karte XX : La Corinthe, la Sicyonie, La Phliasie et L\'Achaie, Karte XXI : L\'Elide et la Triphylie, Karte XXII : Essai sur la Topographie d\'Olympie, Karte XXIII : La Messenie, Karte XXIV : La Laconie et L\'Isle de Cythere, Karte XXV : Essai sur la Topographie de Sparte et de ses Environs, Karte XXVI : L\'Arcadie, Karte XXVII : L\'Argolide, L\'Epidaurie, La rezenie, L\'Hermionide, L\'Isle d\'Egine et la Cynurie, Karte XXVIII : Platon sur le Cap Sunium au Milieu des ses Disciples, Karte XXIX : Ancient Theatre Grec, Karte XXX : Les Cyclades, Karte XXXI : Medailles tirees du Cabinet du Roi. Der Autor der \"Reisen des jungen Anacharsis\" war Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, genannt Abbé Barthélemy (1716 - 1795), französischer Geistlicher, Archäologe, Literat, Numismatiker. Sein Buch \"Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce dans le milieu du IVe siècle \" erschien im Jahr 1788 und wurde von Jean-Denis Barbié Du Bocage (1760 - 1825), französischer Geograph, illustriert. Insgesamt ein gut erhaltener Atlas.----Le célèbre atlas complétant les \" Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce dans le milieu du IVe siècle \" , complet, illustré de 31 cartes intactes, pratiquement sans rousseurs, reliure basane un peu griffée mais solide.----This is the complete edition of the leather bound atlas completing the \"Travels of Young Anacharsis\", 31 plates, clean and without any tears, almost no foxing, altogether good condition. 21 x 25 Cm. 0,6 Kg. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Geographie Altertumskunde Bibliophilie Kartenwerke Griechenland Grèce Greece Mythologie

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        THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE. A DISCOURSE DELIVERED IN THE CITY OF NEW-HAVEN, SEPTEMBER 9, 1790, BEFORE THE CONNECTICUT SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF FREEDOM

      New Haven, 1791. Half title. Dbd. Light tanning, an occasional fox mark. Good. An important early American abolitionist tract. An anti- slavery society had been formed in Connecticut in 1790, and the state was in the midst of outlawing the institution altogether at the time. Ezra Stiles, president of Yale University and a former slave owner himself, was president of the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom. Dana uses the Epistle to the Galatians as his starting point, but eventually goes into great detail on the history of the slave trade in the New World, dating back to the 16th century. Statistical tables give the number of slaves in the United States in 1790, and also the amounts of slaves imported yearly throughout the 18th century. Dana puts forth Christian reasons and the ideal of the American Revolution in his call for abolition: "Those who profess to understand and regard the principles of liberty should cheerfully unite to abolish slavery." Dana was then the pastor of the First Congregational Church of New Haven, and had a long and distinguished career in the clergy. This is The New York Public Library duplicate copy of this sermon, with their ink stamp on the verso of the titlepage and a pencil note in the hand of Wilberforce Eames, then "Chief of the American History Division," on the half title.

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        Das Ganze der Rindviehzucht. / Oekonomische Abhandlung von der Schweinszucht. / Die Angorische oder Englische Kaninchenzucht in Teutschland. - 3 Bände in einem Band.

      Erfurt, Frankfurt am Mayn, Heilbronn am Neckar 1791 - Das Ganze der Rindviehzucht oder Vollständiger Unterricht in der Wartung, Pflege und Behandlung des Rindviehes, seiner mannigfaltigen Benutzung, Kenntniß und Heilung seiner Krankheiten. Erfurt, Georg Adam Kaiser 1779. VIII + 464 Seiten + 1 mehrfach ausfaltbare Kupfertafel (zeigt landwirtschaftliche Geräte). - Oekonomische Abhandlung von der Schweinszucht. Frankfurt am Mayn 1803. 32 Seiten. - Die Angorische oder Englische Kaninchenzucht in Teutschland. Heilbronn am Neckar, Johann Daniel Claß 1803. VIII + 98 Seiten + 6 Seiten "Avertissements". Ca. 18 cm x ca. 11,5 cm. Pappeinband mit goldverziertem Rücken und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf schwarzem Schildchen. Etwas berieben oder bestoßen, an Ecken und Stehkanten stärker. Zusätzliches Rückenschildchen mit handschriftlicher Nummer. Verso Vorsatz handschriftlicher Hinweis auf die beiden angebundenen Werke. Zahl auf den Titeln. Notizen in Bleistift auf der Kupfertafel, sonst keine Einträge. Papier der Rindviehzucht durchgehend, der beiden anderen Bände nahezu nicht gebräunt. Gelegentlich leicht altersfleckig. Bindung gut und fest. Zustand II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Constitution Française présentée au roi par l'Assemblée nationale le 3 septembre 1791.

      de l'Imprimerie de P. Causse, A Dijon 1791 - In-8 de (4)-83 pp., basane marbrée, dos lisse fleurdelysé, titre frappé sur pièce de maroquin rouge sur le premier plat, triples filets dorés d'encadrement sur les plats, guillochis dorés sur les coupes, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Bel exemplaire à grandes marges de la première Constitution française, imprimée à Dijon.

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        Sammelband Französische Revolution. Enthält: 1.) (Buri, Ernst Carl von:) Marie Antonie von Oesterreich. Königinn in Frankreich. 2.) Buri, Ernst Carl von: Die Stimme des Volkes. Oder Die Zerstörung der Bastille. 3.) Getreues Namensverzeichniß der in Mainz sich befindenden 454 Klubbisten mit Bemerkung derselben Charakter. 4.) Getreues Namensverzeichnis der in Mainz sich befindenden 454 Klubbisten mit Bemerkung derselben Charakter. 5.) Conrads, P.: Getreues Bild der Neufränkischen Philosophie samt ihren Folgen. 6.) (Heuberger, Johann Wilhelm): Marie Antoinette im Elysium. 7.) (Komploier, Albert): Der französische Freyheitsbaum, in einer Rede über das Evangelium vom Senfkörnlein . in Botzen vorgetragen. 8.) Schauervolle Verurtheilung und Hinric

      Neuwied u.a. 1791-94. - Kl.-8°. Hld. d. Zt. m. Rückenschild u. Rvg. Einband beschabt. Kaiptale etwas beschädigt. Rücken oben m. kl. Fehlstelle. Ecken bestoßen. Rotschnitt. Vorsatz fleckig. Notiz a. V. Exlibris. Papier leicht gebräunt u. teils etwas fleckig. Zu 1: Neuwied, Gehra 1794. Frontispiz, 180 S., 2 Bl. VD 18, 1168609X. Zu 2: Neuwied, Gehra 1791. 174 S. Nicht im VD 18. Ähnlicher Titel "Buri: Die Bastille" VD 18, 11694793. Zu 3: (Frankfurt), im May 1793. 16 S. Vgl. VD 18, 14395347 Zu 4: (Frankfurt), Heumonat 1793. 16 S. Vgl. VD 18, 14395347. Zu 5: Aachen, Wieger 1793. 56 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 6: O.O. 1793. 8 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 7: Augsburg, März 1793. 32 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 8: O.O. 1793. 8 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 9: Frankfurt 1793. 4 Bll. VD 18, 14822725-008 Zu 10: O.O. 2 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 11: O.O. 1793. 4 Bll. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 12: Köln, Evergerts (1793). Frontispiz, 142 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 13: Frankfurt 1793. 46 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 14: O.O. u. o.J. 36 S. Nicht im VD 18. Zu 15: O.O. 1793. 4 Bll. Nicht im VD 18.

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

      1791. Tobacco Smuggling. Tobacco Smugglers [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. $950. * 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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        The Trial of Lord Dungarvan, at the Old Bailey on Monday the 17th...

      1791. A Cautionary Tale for "Young Gentlemen" [Trial]. Cork, Edmund Boyle, Earl of [1767-1856], Defendant. The Trial of Lord Dungarvan, At the Old Bailey, On Monday the 17th of January 1790, Before Mr. Baron Thompson. Taken Accurately in Short Hand by a Gentleman of the Middle Temple. Counsel for the Prosecution, Mr. Knowles and Mr. Const. For his Lordship, Mr. Shepherd, Mr. Garrow, and Mr. Cullen. London: Printed for Mr. Lewis, 1791. [6], ii, [3]-38, [2] pp. Includes two-page publisher catalogue. Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Quarto (10" x 8"). Recent three-quarter morocco over cloth, gilt rules to boards, gilt title to spine, untrimmed edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some toning to text, light soiling to half-title, which has an owner signature (of William Owen, Trinity College) dated 1794, repairs to corners and fore-edge of frontispiece. Ex-library. Stamps to boards and free endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown. A solid copy of a rare title. $1,500. * Only edition. The frontispiece depicts Elizabeth Weldon, the prostitute who initiated the suit. In an attempt to extort money, she threatened Boyle, also known as Viscount Dungarvan due to his Irish properties, with a bogus lawsuit. She said she would claim he took money from her clothing after he purchased her services. However, Cork called her bluff and eventually prevailed in court. Clearly a salacious case, it is presented here as a cautionary tale for "young gentlemen, whose levity may bring them into a familiar situation..." The reporter warns that it "may not always be in the power, even of a man of fashion, to refute the plausible tale of an artful woman, (although a prostitute.) It may not always happen that an innocent defendant shall have the same circumstances to protect his honour, as my Lord Dungarvan" (ii). OCLC locates 2 copies, both in law libraries (Columbia, Harvard). English Short-Title Catalogue N013878.

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

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

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        VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF AN INDIAN INTERPRETER AND TRADER, DESCRIBING THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE POSTS SITUATED ON THE RIVER SAINT LAURENCE, LAKE ONTARIO, &C

      London: Printed for the Author; and sold by Robson et al., 1791. FIRST EDITION n. Hardcover. A Spectacular Copy in Original Condition of an Account of Indian Life after American Independence. 302 x 235 mm mm (14 3/4 x 9 1/4"). 1 p.l., x pp., [1] leaf (errata), 295, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. ORIGINAL BLUE PAPER BOARDS with tan paper spine, UNTRIMMED AND UNOPENED. With a folding map of "western" Canada, showing the Great Lakes region. Front pastedown with the bookplate of William Adair, Esq.; faint oval stamp to verso of map. Streeter sale VI, 3651; Graff 2527; Lande 1289; Howes L-443; Sabin 41878. Faint scuffs to the spine, a couple of small stains to boards, corners a bit bumped, faint offsetting from map onto title page, a couple of insignificant tears, but AN OUTSTANDING UNSOPHISTICATED COPY, in as close to original condition as one could possibly hope to find. Written shortly after American independence and in the heyday of the Hudson's Bay Company, this work is valuable for its account of frontier life and the fur trade, and for what the "Dictionary of Canadian Biography" calls its "detailed and relatively unbiased descriptions of Indian life." Sabin describes this work as a source of "valuable linguistics," with its extensive section on Native American language occupying a full third of the book. Long came to Canada from England in 1768 to learn the fur trade, and spent the next 15 years engaged in that enterprise. Especially good with languages, he became fluent in the Mohawk and Ojibwa tongues, and his vocabularies of words from various First Nations' languages are one of the most significant parts of this book. He returned to England in the autumn of 1787 and published this work in 1791, after which time no more is known of him. From the beginning, "Voyages and Travels" was considered to be of importance, being translated into German in 1791 and into French in 1794. Although copies in the original boards occasionally appear on the market, this unopened copy is in unusually fine condition both inside and out, with an extraordinarily well-preserved binding and obviously unread text.

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        Commentaries

      1791 - BLACKSTONE. Commentaries on the Laws of England. London: A. Strahan and W. Woodfall, 1791. Four volumes. Octavo, contemporary full brown tree calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines (Volume I rebacked with original spine laid down and recornered), original red and green morocco spine labels. $3500.Handsome 1791 edition of Blackstoneâ&#128;&#153;s landmark Commentaries, with his final corrections, perhaps the single most important legal work in Anglo-American history, scarce in contemporary calf boards.One of the greatest achievements in legal history, Blackstone's Commentaries proved instrumental to defining the English constitution and establishing common law as the basis of the American legal system. "The Commentaries are not only a statement of the law of Blackstone's day, but the best history of English law as a whole which had yet appearedâ&#128;¦ the skillful manner in which Blackstone uses his authorities new and old, and the analogy of other systems of law, to illustrate the evolution of the law of his day, had a vast influence, both in England and America" (NYU, 34). In this work, Blackstone clarified English law by introducing to the public its formative traditions. "Until the Commentaries, the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machineâ&#128;¦ Blackstone's great achievement was to popularize the law and the traditions which had influenced its formationâ&#128;¦ He did for the English what the imperial publication of Roman law did for the people of Rome" (PMM 212). First published in 1765-69: 11th edition "with the last corrections of the author; Additions by Richard Burn, LL.D and Continuedâ&#128;¦ by John Williams, Esq." With engraved frontispiece portrait (Volume I), engraved "Table of Consanguinity" and folding "Table of Descents" (Volume II), rear leaf of publisher's advertisements (Volume IV). Sweet & Maxwell, 28. Harvard Law Catalogue, 187. Rothschild 407. Early owner signatures to title pages (II-IV).Interiors generally fresh with slight scattered foxing, light edge-wear to contemporary boards. An extremely good copy, scarce in contemporary boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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