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2019-02-02 12:42:22
Les commandes réalisées à partir des États-Unis, peuvent être soumises à des taxes d'importation et droits de douane, que l'acheteur est tenu responsable de payer. 1791 1ed Poche Français Constitution National Montage France Français Revolution Cette fiche produit est originalement écrite en anglais. Veuillez trouver ci dessous une traduction automatique en français. Si vous avez des questions veuillez nous contacter. 1 1791ed Poche Français Constitution Assemblée nationale France révolution Français UNE RARE poche, première édition de la Constitution Français de 1791. Cette Constitution brève a été créée après la chute de l'Ancien régime et était l'un des documents plus importants à sortir de la révolution Français. Même si elle seulement servit de constitution pendant 11 mois, il est désormais moins-de rappeler à l'ordre établi et plus pour ce qu'il est sorti - la tourmente à Paris. Cette petite impression de septembre 1791 fut publiée quelques semaines après l'édition originale de folio. Numéro d'article : #2572 Prix : $750 France La Constitution Française, décrétée normale l & # 146Assemblée Nationale Constituante, aux années 1789, 1790 et 1791. Choked normale le Roi le 14 septembre 1791. Paris : De l'imprimerie de Didot jeune, 1791. Détails: · Nombre de pages : Complet avec toutes les 160 pages · Références : Graesse 2:254 ; · Langue: Français · Reliure : Cuir ; Tight & sécurisé · Taille: ~ 3,75 X 2,5 po ( 9,5 cm x 6,5 cm) · Un seul autre exemple pour la vente dans le monde entier au prix de plus de $ 4 000 Notre garantie: Très rapide. Très sûr. Frais de port offerts d … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [Columbia, Missouri, US]
2019-02-02 12:35:36
Valmont-Bomare, M.
1791. « Avec L'histoire des Trois règnes, et le détail des usages de leurs productions dans la Médecine, dans l'Économie domestique et champêtre, et dans les Arts et Métiers ». Chez Bruyset frères, 1791, quatrième édition revue et considérablement augmentée (la plus complète et recherchée) en 15 volumes de format in 8 comprenant : T.I : Frontispice, XXXII, 618 pages ; T.II : 692 pages ; T.III : 642 pages ; T.IV : 612 pages ; T.V : 674 pages ; T.VI : 639 pages ; T.VII : 635 pages ; T.VIII : 632 pages ; T.IX : 742 pages ; T.X : 637 pages ; T.XI : 579 pages ; T.XII : 659 pages ; T.XIII : 636 pages ; T.XIV : 723 pages ; T.XV : 236 pages, 408 pages (Table latine + catalogue des auteurs qui ont écrit.). Le tout dans une superbe reliure uniforme d'époque en plein veau fauve marbrée, dos à nerfs dorés et caissons richement ornementés, tranches marbrées, en très bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Le Beau Livre [Aix les Bains, France]
2019-02-02 11:44:34
Asplund, John.
Southampton County Virginia, Asplund, 1791. Octavo. Pp. iv, 5-57 (verso blank), 69-70. Self-wrappers, sewn, few small stains at verso of title show through, bit dog-eared and dusty. In a very good condition. ~ Good copy of this scarce work. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague [The Hague, Netherlands]
2019-02-02 09:16:21
BOMARE Valmont de
Lyon, chez Bruyset frères, 1791 15 Tomes reliés 13 x 20 cm, reliure cuir, état moyen.Lyon, chez Bruyset frères, 1791. Frais de port inclus.
Bookseller: La Porte Oubliée [France, Fontenoy-la-Joûte]
2019-02-02 06:02:59
Henry Fielding
Edinburgh: J. Sibbald, 1791. Condition: Very Good binding. Contemporary full calf with red morocco titles and black number labels [number label for volume 2 is lacking; only the impression remains]; bindings have discreet archival hinge repair and tightening; all 12 Rowlandson engravings are present; a nice, presentable copy.
Bookseller: Black Swan Books Inc [Richmond, Virginia, US]
2019-02-02 05:52:33
James Iredell
Edenton, NC: Laws of the State of North Carolina By James Iredell Published: Printed by Hodge & Wills, Printers to the State of North Carolina, Edenton, 1791. FIRST EDITION. Folio, rebound in burgundy cloth, [1]-iv, 712 pp., xxi index, (3) pp. subscriber names. A very nice rebinding, new endpapers, original leather backstrip laid down on new spine, the leather backstrip is cracked, lacking large chips at ends, & title is rubbed, internally good, title page through table of contents damp-stained w/ horizontal creases, small chip to title page (not affecting text), foxing & damp-staining throughout, a few stray period ink marks here & there, final page of subscribers soiled & ragged at margins, previous 2 pages of subscribers edgeworn, otherwise a handsomely rebound copy. Thornton Official 2445. A truly beautiful copy of this work. Not Ex-Lib. I've done my best to describe the book, but if you have additional questions, please don't hesitate to send me an e-mail. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: crottsy [Clemmons, North Carolina, US]
2019-02-02 04:50:05
Edward Gibbon
A Strahan; T Cadell, 1791. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon 1791-1792 A Strahan; T Cadell : London 8.5" by 5.5" xiv, 456pp; xv, 496pp; viii, 412pp; viii, 443pp; vii, 432pp; viii, 420pp; xii, [1], ii-viii, 424pp; viii, 375pp; xii, 502pp; xii, 460pp; xii, 460pp; [12], 432pp, [86] SUMMARY The complete twelve volumes of this 'New Edition' of Edward Gibbon's magnum opus, 'The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' in a lovely contemporary tree calf binding. This work was published in this twelve volume form two years after Gib Leather Binding,Original Binding,Uncommon Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 15 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 79.99 EU Postage: £ 40.99 European Postage: £ 75.99 Asia Postage: £ 159.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 249.99 DESCRIPTION With a frontispiece and two large folding maps to volume I. The first folding map being the Eastern Part of the Roman Empire, the second folding map being the Western. Volumes II - VI are dated 1892 and volumes VII-XII have half-titles as called for in this edition as stated in the ESTC listing for this work. This edition is ESTC no T79691. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire traces the trajectory of Western civilisation from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium and therefore spans a nearly 1500 year period from 98 to 1590 of the Roman Empire. Therefore, Gibbon discusses the history of early Christianity, the Roman State Church as well as the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian (the-mad-librarian) [Bath, GB]
2019-02-02 04:05:32
French Army
1791. Rare and significant 18th century manuscript book providing a highly technical and detailed study of the use of iron and iron essays in the French army. Executed most likely by an army engineer during the last quarter of the 18th century (the dates 1777 to 1791 appear in the text), it englobes the American and the French Revolution periods. France, one of the world's most powerful nations and America's most important ally, was deeply involved in the American Revolutionary War providing military equipment and technology. The document was surely restricted to a limited number of high-ranking officers since it includes valuable technical military information and also the type, quantity of weaponry, assault artillery, and equipment being employed by the French army. The manuscript contains several tables showing the use of iron for every single component used in the French army and navy of the time such as cannons, cannon carriages, cannon balls, machinery, guns, ammunition, warships, chariots, among others. The tables also integrate inventories, specify the required metal components for the manufacturing of various equipments (including naval), their weight, size, metallurgical assay, and so on. Furthermore, the manuscript presents a detailed study of the use of iron in the army, examples of the historical military application of the various iron alloys, the price of iron, and others. It also refers the name and activities of the iron master working for the army, describes several arsenal manufacturing issues, lists the officers in charge of the arsenal, the quantities o … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: planet-auctions [Europe, PT]
2019-02-02 03:18:26
ADDISON, Joseph; Richard Steele; & others.]
Glasgow: Printed by David Niven; for J. Duncan, J. & M. Robertson, Dunlop, & Wilson (5 others in Glasgow, 5 in Edinburgh, and one in Leith), 1791. 8 volumes, octavo (187 x 113 mm). Contemporary tree calf, smooth spines divided by paired gilt fillets, red morocco labels, green numbering ovals surrounded by dots, red speckled edges. Spines a little rubbed and furbished, old patch and surface wear to back cover vol. II, a couple of volums chipped at head, nick to label of vol. III, scattered foxing, yet still attractive. Engraved frontispiece to each volume. A rather pretty set of this appealing Glasgow edition, put out by the well-established printing house of David Niven for a conger of Scottish booksellers, with "reprinted illustrations as frontispieces to each volume that had originally been issued in two London publications, the 1747 edition of The Spectator (published by J. and R. Tonson and Somerset Draper) and the 1786 edition of the periodical that James Harrison & Co. had issued in eight volumes. No such multivolume, illustrated reprint of a periodical would be undertaken by a Glasgow printer again" (Jung, p. 105). Uncommon on the open market, ESTC lists eight sets in British and Irish institutional libraries, six in North America, Provenance: contemporary simple engraved book label in each volume of "Robert Bogle, Gilmore Hill"; the powerful Bogle dynasty was established by George Bogle (1700-1784), a Glasgow merchant. "Gilmorehill House [Glasgow] was constructed c. 1802. The mansion was built by the West Indies merchant Robert Bogle Junior. Bogle's estate extended … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]
2019-02-02 02:43:15
Bandello Matteo
Presso Riccardo Bancker, 1791. 9 volumi in-8° (185x115mm), pp. XX, 417; 431; 450; 452; 442; 482; 384; 396; 459; bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello ai dorsi e unghie. Tagli a spruzzo rossi. All'antiporta del primo vol., ritratto del Bandello inciso su rame da Angelo Emilio Lapi entro bordura. Bellissimo esemplare. Edizione livornese con falso luogo di Londra, curata da Gaetano Poggiali, delle 214 novelle del Bandello, riproducente l'edizione lucchese del Busdrago del 1554, con l'interpunzione corretta. La vita del Bandello è opera di Giammaria Mazzucchelli. Il Bandello nacque a Castelnuovo Scrivia nel 1480, e, se e si può prestare fede alla sua testimonianza, discendeva da una famiglia che, prima del Mille, aveva ricevuto in privilegio da Ottone I la signoria di Castelnuovo, comunque non più posseduta negli anni in cui Bandello visse. Egli pronunciò i voti a soli quindici anni, nel convento domenicano di Santa Maria delle Grazie a Milano, dove era stato mandato dai parenti affinché, sotto la protezione dello zio Vincenzo, generale dell'ordine di S. Domenico, compisse la sua formazione intellettuale. Lo spirito del Bandello lo indirizzava piuttosto verso la vita cortigiana che monastica e, durante il noviziato, fu trasferito di convento in convento, passando per Pavia, Ferrara, Genova. Dopo il 1505 fu avviato ad una carriera diplomatica e segretariale che lo avrebbe condotto, da una parte, a una conoscenza sempre più ravvicinata degli ambienti cortigiani, dall'altra alla richiesta del proscioglimento dai voti ecclesiastici (1526). Trasferito … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert [IT]
2019-02-02 01:42:20
William Enfield
London: J. Johnson. 1791 1stED The History Of Philosophy From Plus Tôt Times Effaçable Plaque Near Cette fiche produit est originalement écrite en anglais. Veuillez trouver ci dessous une traduction automatique en français. Si vous avez des questions veuillez nous contacter. CE grand près de FOLIO taille ensemble ( 11,5 « x 9,5 ») SET complet de deux volumes est en très bonne + / état FINE presque magnifiquement et professionnellement rebond en plein cuir avec BRIGHT doré frontières à COUVERTURES, SIX COMPARTIMENTS ET CINQ NERVURES À LA COLONNE VERTÉBRALE AVEC BRIGHT DORÉS DÉTAILS ET TITRE. LIAISON ET LES CHARNIÈRES SONT TRÈS BON, NE LÂCHE OU DE PAGES MANQUANTES, PAGES SONT SANS MARQUES, MINIMIMAL ROUSSEURS. COMPREND les tôles pliage grand de plusieurs pages (qui fait souvent défaut) tracer chaque personnage historique mentionné dans ce travail, grande série près de FOLIO 11,5 « x 9,5 ». PREMIÈRE ÉDITION, 226 ANS. UN SUPERBE ENSEMBLE DANS UN ÉTAT REMARQUABLE, VOUS ALLEZ ADORER CE JEU ! PLAQUE de l'histoire de la philosophie des premiers temps dépliant 1791 1stED près de FINE Description RARE !!! 1791 PREMIÈRE ÉDITION !!! 226 ANS !!! PRÈS de FOLIO 11,5 « x 9,5 » !!! CE grand près de FOLIO taille ensemble ( 11,5 « x 9,5 ») SET complet de deux volumes est en très bonne + / état FINE presque magnifiquement et professionnellement rebond en plein cuir avec BRIGHT doré frontières à COUVERTURES, SIX COMPARTIMENTS ET CINQ NERVURES À LA COLONNE VERTÉBRALE AVEC BRIGHT DORÉS DÉTAILS ET TITRE. LIAISON ET LES CHARNIÈRES SONT TRÈS BON, NE LÂCHE OU DE PAGES MANQUANTES, PAGES SONT SANS MARQ … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: reagans_rare_books [Midlothian, Virginia, US]
2019-02-02 01:31:44
1791. CANAL DE LA SOMME Ensemble de quatre documents autographes signés par Jean-François-Aimé Dejean (1749-1824) le futur général et ministre de Napoléon Ier. Nous joignons deux documents manuscrits d'une autre main provenant des archives de Dejean. 1/-Dejean : Plan original autographe signé intitulé « Amiens. 1790. Plan relatif à la seconde partie du mémoire sur la navigation de la Somme au-dessous d'Amiens », Amiens, 25 mars 1790, 45 x 31 cm, encre brune et plume avec rehauts au lavis d'aquarelle. 2/-Dejean : Plan original autographe signé intitulé « Amiens. 1790. Plan relatif au mémoire sur la navigation de la Somme, depuis son entrée à Amiens jusqu'à sa jonction avec la basse Somme au-dessous de la ville », Amiens, 25 mars 1790, 95 x 48 cm, encre brune et plume avec rehauts au lavis d'aquarelle. 3/-Dejean : Manuscrit autographe signé, « Observations sur le nivellement de la Somme, et indication de la méthode qu'il conviendrait d'adopter pour ce nivellement et pour tout autre semblable ». Amiens, 8 juin 1791, 13 pages in-folio. Illustration d'un croquis à la plume. 4/-Assemblée des Ponts-et-Chaussées, Manuscrit intitulé « Observations faites sur la lettre de M.M. les administrateurs du Directoire du département de la Somme écrite d'Amiens le 29 juin 1791, concernant une nouvelle méthode de nivellement proposée par M. Dejean, l'un des administrateurs de ce département ». (Juillet 1791), 2 pages 1/2 in-folio. 5/-Dejean, Manuscrit autographe signé intitulé : « Réponse aux observations du 5 juillet, de l'Assemblée des Ponts-et-Chaussées, sur la méthode que nous avons propos … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Galerie Thomas Vincent (autographes-historiques) [Paris, Ile-de-France, FR]
2019-02-02 01:01:49
London: J.S. Jordan. Printed and sold by Daniel Isaac Eaton. J. Ridgway. J.S. Jordan. Printed and sold by Daniel Isaac Eaton. J. Ridgway, London. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Part One 1 Second Edition 1791. Part 2 First Edition 1792. Book - Near Fine [much better than Very Good] modern tan leather binding with 5 raised bands to spine & gilt title label to the spine - very slight scratch to the front board. Contents, both volumes show evidence of having originally been 'stab' bound before being conventionally bound in book form. Pencil annotation to second free end paper facing half title, grubbiness to verso of half title & slightly to title page which has very slight wear to the top & bottom edge, slight browning & slight marking to the occasional page, pages 93/94 & 95/96, both repaired to long edge apparently at publication where leaf had been cut short not affecting text. Rights Of Man Part the Second, half title page a little grubby otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Very Early example of this cornerstone of political thought, unusually complete with both half title & title pages. A Classic of Political Thought with possibly as much relevance today as when it was first published in 1791. Size: 8.75 inches tall by 5.5 inches. x, 7-171, xv, 178 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Politics & Government; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9191..
Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis [United Kingdom]
2019-02-02 00:52:56
FRANKLIN (Benjamin).
Paris, Buisson, 1791. Deux parties en un volume in-8 de 1, VI pp., 156 pp. et 207 pp. Les pages 204 à 207 sont mal numérotées 360 à 363. Rousseurs éparses, des feuillets légèrement brunis en début d'ouvrage. Demi-veau blond, dos à faux nerfs ornés de filets dorés. Reliure début XIXème. Véritable édition originale de l'autobiographie de Benjamin Franklin, traduite par Jacques Gibelin, parue avant les éditions anglaises (1793) et américaines (1794). Bon exemplaire.
Bookseller: Librairie Bertran [France, Rouen]
2019-02-02 00:52:56
1791. bon état : infimes taches sur les plats de la reliure - intérieur quelques rousseurs ( très peu ) - taches page de garde. Benjamin FRANKLIN MEMOIRES DE LA VIE PRIVEE DE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, ECRITS PAR LUI-MEME, ET ADRESSES A SON FILS [SUIVIS D'UN PRECIS HISTORIQUE DE SA VIE POLITIQUE, ET DE PLUSIEURS PIECES, RELATIVES A CE PERE DE LA LIBERTE] Buisson, 1791. 2 parties en 1 volume . in-8, plein veau, dos long orné de motifs dorés, titre doré, VI-156-207 pp. Édition originale (antérieure aux éditions anglaises et américaines) très rare ÉDITION ORIGINALE, reconnaissable à ces 4 dernières pages chiffrées par erreur : 360-363. bon état : infimes taches sur les plats de la reliure - intérieur quelques rousseurs ( très peu ) . Créé par eBay Turbo Lister L'outil de mise en vente gratuit. Mettez vos objets en vente rapidement et en toute simplicité, et gérez vos annonces en cours. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: QuaisdeParis (bouquins3000) [Paris, FR]
2019-02-01 23:42:49
Edinburgh: William Creech, 1791. Edinburgh: William Creech. G : in good condition. Cover lightly rubbed with some corner wear. Some occasional spotting and minor stains. Book-plate on paste-downs. 1791. First Edition. Green cloth backed boards. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 13100pp, + index. Fold out table [Vol II], and several plates in various volumes. Published between 1791 and 1799. Volume 21 includes the index. Book-plate of Rev. A. Macdonald. Killearnan. 'Air Muir's Air Tir' N. B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies- please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. .
Bookseller: Barter Books [United Kingdom]
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2019-02-01 23:42:45
Sinclair, John
William Creech, Edinburgh, 1791. 13100pp, + index. Fold out table [Vol II], and several plates in various volumes. Published between 1791 and 1799. Volume 21 includes the index. Book-plate of Rev. A. Macdonald. Killearnan. 'Air Muir's Air Tir' N. B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies- please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. G : in good condition. Cover lightly rubbed with some corner wear. Some occasional spotting and minor stains. Book-plate on paste-downs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd [Alnwick, NORTH, United Kingdom]
2019-02-01 23:12:20
Jean Jacques Barthelemy
1791. [ Jean Jacques Barthelemy, et al,] Maps, Plans, Views and Coins, Illustrative of the Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece. London MDCCXCI. First English edition. Folding map; 30 double-page maps and plates (some outlined in color). Quarto, later polished turquoise dyed calf bordered in gilt, spine gilt in six compartments; lightly rubbed at top and bottom of spine, margin tear to plate 24, some offsetting, owner bookplate on verso of title-page. Marbled endpapers, wide margins. This is the companion-work to the four-volume Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece during the middle of the fourth century before the Christian æra, published in 1790-91, from the French edition of 1788. The four volume work is an imaginary travelogue of a descendant of Anacharsis the Scythian philosophy and friend of Solon. The maps and critical observations by J.D. Barbié du Bocage. . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: South Willington Book Cartel [WILLINGTON, CT, U.S.A.]
2019-02-01 22:48:48
Nizolio, Mario
4, Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titel., 5 Bl., 3095 [2194] Spalten (Paginierungssprung von 2099 auf 3000, danach falsch weiter paginiert. Ebenfalls Paginierungssprung 3092 auf 3094), 5 Bl. (Index). Fehlend: Impressum und Bl. m. Druckermarke, ansonsten komplett, Perg. d. Zeit., Kleiner Fehlstellen auf Deckel. Titelblatt neuer aufgezogen (Mit Fehlstelle, minimalen Textverlust), Namenszug a. Vorsatz. Innen etwas fleckig, min wasserrängig, einige Tuschflecken, 5 Bl.(Index mit min. Wurmfrass, kaum Textverlust.). Trotzdem ein gutes, breitrandiges Exemplar. (VD16 N 1791). Das Vorrede von Bonifacius Amerbach (1495-1562) mit der Jahreszahl von 1548.- Mario Nizolio (latinisiert Marius Nizolius (1498 in Brescello + 1576 in Sabbioneta), italienischer Philosoph und Humanist. Nizolio lehrte an den Universitäten Parma und Sabbioneta. Berühmt wurde er durch seinen Thesaurus Ciceronianus, eine vielgelesene Verteidigung und Cicero-Charakteristik, die erstmals 1553 unter dem Titel De veris principiis et vera ratione philosophandi contra pseudophilosophos erschien und im 17. Jahrhundert unter dem Titel Antibarbarus philosophicus von seinem großen Bewunderer Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz mit einem eigenen Vorwort versehen zweimal neu herausgegeben wurde.
Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej [Switzerland]
2019-02-01 21:59:44
LONG, John
London. Printed for the author, and sold by Robson. 1791.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. tall 4to. 29.5cm, The First Edition, [1],[i-iii],iv-x,[1] errata,[1]- 295pp., with engraved folding map, (some transfer), rebound in antique restoration style in half maroon calf, gilt and blind ruled raised bands, full gilt center panel decorations and decorated gilt borders in the panels, double labels, matched marbled boards and endpapers, blind ruled borders on the boards, a fine copy attractively bound. (cgc) T.P.L. 1280. Lande 1280. Sabin 41878. Howes L443. Graff 2527. Gagnon II-1242. Larned3741. Morganp234. Storyp467. Waterston p18. A classic account of fur-trading and Indian life, important also for its Chippeway, Algonquin, Mohican, and Shawnee vocabularies. Long came to Canada in 1768, lived for a time on the Caughnawaga mission and fought among the pro-British Indians in the American Revolutionary War. He traveled and traded throughout the Upper Country, above Hudson's Bay and returned penniless to England in 1788. His is a graphic record of Indian life and customs and of conditions in the fur trade during the furious competition of the Montreal traders among themselves and with the Hudson's Bay Company. "Not the pages of a professed Tourist", but the observations of a commercial man: this important book begins with Long's memories of his boyhood arrival in Montreal and early stay at Caughnawaga studying the Indians' language. He then jumps to the story of his foray with an Indian war party to Ile aux Noix seven years later, and subsequent voyage west from Lac … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: J. Patrick McGahern Books Inc. (ABAC) [Ottawa, ON, Canada]
2019-02-01 20:14:05
(Jäger, Johann Christian)
Frankfurt, Jäger, 1791. 2 Teile mit 3 Anhängen in 1 Bd. 24 Bll., 108, 28, 60 S., 1 Bl., S. 109 - 350, 8 Bll., 76 S., 1 Bl. (Schlussrede des Verlegers). 1 Kupfer-Frontisp., 17 Kupfer-Porträts, 3 (2 gefalt. und 1 altkolor.) Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalt. schematische Tafel. 4°. Pgmt. der Zeit mit Rückenschild (bestoßen und fleckig). Erste Ausgabe dieses Diariums der vorletzten Kaiserkrönung in Frankfurt am Main mit allen Anhängen und den beiden Varianten des Kupferporträts von Kurfürst und Erzbischof von Trier Clemens Wenzeslaus von Sachsen. - Lipperheide Sba 36. - Nach Joseph II. überraschendem Tod wurde Leopold II. am 30. September zum Römisch-Deutschem Kaiser gewählt und die Krönung fand am 9. Oktober 1790 in Frankfurt am Main statt. Interessant an der vorliegenden Krönung war, dass Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - der im Gegensatz zu vielen Wiener Musikgrößen nicht eingeladen war - sich auf eigene Faust nach Frankfurt zur Krönungszeremonie auf den Weg machte. Im Gepäck hatte er zwei neue Klavierkonzerte, die "Krönungskonzerte". Doch auch die Reise nach Frankfurt brachte ihm nicht den erhofften Erfolg. Berühmtere Namen wie etwa Salieri waren gefragt, die Musik des Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wollten nur wenige hören. Entmutigt, erschöpft und mit leeren Taschen kehrt er nach Wien zurück. Das in zwei Teile, 2 Anhänge und das "Kaiserliche Wahl- und Krönungs-Diarium. Sechster und letzter Abschnitt enthaltend die Wahlkapitulation Seiner Römisch Kaiserlichen Majestät Leopold des Zweiten" unterteilte Werk enthält eine genaueste Beschreibung der Wahlformalitäten und Krönungszeremonien mit den an … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Matthäus Truppe [Austria]
2019-02-01 19:08:53
Paris et Londres: 1791. [Burke, Edmund], Réflexions sur la révolution de France, et sur les procédés de certaines Sociétés à Londres, relatifs à cet événement. (Manque la page de titre), [Laurent Fils et Edward], ss date (1792). In-8 en maroquin rouge au dos à nerfs et aux caissons ornés de fleurs de lys mais sur lesquels ont été contrecollés des pièces de maroquin aux ornements de styles "britannique". Certaines des pièces ont été, en partie ou complètement, décollées par le temps permettant ainsi de voir la pièce d'année d'un des caissons et de deviner la pièce de titre. Plats ornés d'une plaque de Dubuisson (la n°184 K ?). 1 f. blanc, faux-titre (manque titre et pièce liminaire), 536 pp, 8 pp, 8 pp de table. Coiffe supérieure arasée, coins frottés, Mouillures dans les coins intérieurs en haut des pages. Réemboitage d'un texte "contre-révolutionnaire" dans une reliure d'almanach royal de 1788 de Dubuisson qui fut maquillé en contrecollant sur le dos des pièces de maroquin pour cacher les fleurs de lys.
Bookseller: Librairie Lang [Caen, Basse-Normandie, FR]
2019-02-01 19:03:05
I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. A rare pocket-size, first edition of the French Constitution from 1791. This brief Constitution was created after the fall of the Ancien Regime and was one of the most important documents to emerge from the French Revolution. Even though it only served as constitution for 11 months, it is now less-remembered for the order it established and more for what it came out of - the turmoil in Paris. This small September 1791 printing was published just a few weeks after the original folio edition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [Columbia, Missouri, US]
2019-02-01 19:01:36
Giovanni Maria CASSINI (1745 - 1824)
1791. " - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Importante e decorativa mappa in 4 fogli 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, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni mm. 500x370 ogni lastra. L'Atlante del Cassini fu ristampato dalla Calcografia Camerale nel primo quarto del XIX secolo, prima del 1839. Solo gli esemplari di prima edizione come questo sono stampati su carta vergata coeva e sono colorati a mano in epoca. Le tirature del XIX secolo sono già su carta meccanica, priva di vergelle, e generalmente in bianco e nero." - FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this splendid map of as part of his epic three-volume atlas. Published in: Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni. Roma, Calcografia camerale, 1792-1801. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives - he was one o … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [IT]
2019-02-01 19:01:36
Calcografia Camerale, Roma, 1791. Incisione in rame dipinta a mano.2 fogli ognuno mm 354x485 ancora da unire, dei possedimenti Toscani cosÏ divisi: La Parte Settentrionale del Gran Ducato di Toscana che comprende porzioni dello Stato Fiorentino e del Territorio Pisano con la Repubblica di Lucca; La Parte Meridionale del Gran Ducato di Toscana che comprende lo Stato Senese e porzione del Territorio Pisano col Principato di Piombino e lo Stato de presidj. Ogni carta ha il proprio cartiglio con una decorazione differente: allegorie, cornucopie, elementi fitomorfi e zoomorfi.Ottimo esemplare con ampi margini. cartografia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2019-02-01 19:01:24
Calcografia Camerale, Roma, 1791. Incisione in rame dipinta a mano.4 fogli, ognuno mm 354x485 ancora da unire, dei possedimenti veneti cosÏ divisi: "Prima parte che comprende il Bergamasco, il Cremasco, il Feltrino, il Bellunese e porzioni del Bresciano, Veronese, Vicentino, Padovano, Dogado Trevisano e Friuli", il secondo foglio Ë sottotitolato "Seconda parte che comprende porzioni del Dogado del Trevisano, del Friuli e dell'Istria", il terzo foglio "Terza parte che comprende il Polesine e porzioni del Bresciano, Veronese, Vicentino, Padovano e del Dogado", il quarto "Quarta parte che comprende porzioni del Dogado e dell'Istria".Ogni carta ha il proprio cartiglio con una decorazione differente: allegorie, cornucopie, elementi fitomorfi e zoomorfi.Ottimo esemplare di questa suite. cartografia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2019-02-01 19:01:23
Nella Stamperia Giunchiana,, In Roma, 1791. Cm. 31, pp. (8) lix (1). Graziosa vignetta incisa in rame al frontespizio ed in fine la grande carta più volte ripiegata, incisa da Cassini e raffigurante il territorio descritto nel titolo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle marmorizzata, dorso liscio con titoli e fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da cornice dorata. Controguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Esemplare fresco e genuino, in ottimo stato di conservazione, la carta non presenta difetti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2019-02-01 18:15:08
der Brunnen Jean de
Condition: Sehr gut. Vorsicht, alle Bücher sind auf Französisch. Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon Die Beschreibung dieses Artikels erfolgte durch automatische Übersetzung. Bei anstehenden Fragen, wenden Sie sich bitte an uns. Die Liebe von Amor und Psyche In - 4 verbunden, volle Wade blond Racine, kleine Girlande gold Rahmung, glatte Rückseite verzierten Stück grün Leder Titel, goldenen Scheiben (Bindung), 4 Figuren in Farben nach SCHALL, interessante, fügt weil eines der ersten Bücher mit Gravur in Farbe zum ersten Mal keine handkoloriert. Mehr unsere gegenwärtige Kopie am Ende des Prospekts kündigt die Veröffentlichung aktueller 1792 Paradies verloren Milton, "Wir zahlen nichts im Voraus, die Ausgabe erfolgt alle satin". Gebunden in Zustand OK rieb aber einige Flecken (nicht auf gravierten Seiten). Illustrator: Schall Illustrateur Schall Format Relié Éditeur Defer de Maisonneuve. de L'imprimerie de P. FR. Di Auteur La Fontaine Jean de Titre Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon Année d'édition 1791.
Bookseller: Abraxas-Libris [Bécherel, FR]
2019-02-01 17:16:57
Bennett Wheeler
Providence: Bennett Wheeler, 1791. Paperback. Good. Collection of 7 issues from the United States Chronicles from the years 1791 and 1792. Unbound. Housed in thick mylar plastic sleeves. Tanning and minor soiling and foxing to pages. Minor chipping to edges. George Washington signature in letterpress in the State of the Union issue. The United States Chronicle was an early Rhode Island weekly, published between 1784 and 1804. Its publisher, Bennett Wheeler was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1754. Wheeler served in the Revolution in the Continental Army as an 18 year old. He established himself as a printer and newspaper man in Providence. "The United States Chronicle was the second newspaper...published in Providence." - Publications of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Vol. VI, July 1898, No. 2. <br> Notable entries in this collection are: May 17th 1792 issue: April 14, 1792: Apportionment Act of 1792, Sess. 1, ch. 23 1 Stat. 253, increased the size of the House of Representatives from 69 seats in the 2nd Congress to 105 in the 3rd and apportioned those seats among the several states according to the 1790 Census. <br> <br> Earlier apportionment legislation had been approved by the House in February 1792 and the Senate in March 1792, but was vetoed by the President on April 5, 1792. It was the first presidential veto of legislation in American history. Washington made two objections in a letter to the House describing the reason for his veto. The first objection made in the letter was that the bill did not have a uniform ratio to reach the numbers of repre … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2019-02-01 11:15:21
Rebound in full calf with label some expected browning, interior wear to some pages, remarkably good condition for early American stain to very lower margins throughout with linen tape to first lower pages margins, very nice imprint of the Declaration of Independence. Offered with all faults *WAF as is no returns on this item: Email with any questions thank you and Happy Bidding! MORE INFO: this is part of a 3 vol set, so 1 of the 3 and has a colophon "Printing Done with accuracy and Expedition by RICHARD FOLWELL. 1791 ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SECOND CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TO BE HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, ON MONDAY, THE 24TH OF OCTOBER, in the year MDCCXCI and of the INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES "THE SIXTEENTH" MORE INFO* Part of a 3 vol set, this is 1 vol only and has a reference on the last page: " Richard Folwell" No. 33 Carter's Alley VERY RARE EARLY PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE MEASURING 8 1/4" X 5" AND IS 1 3/4" THICK.
Bookseller: Marcs Rare Bibles [Coweta, Oklahoma, US]
2019-02-01 11:11:04
Paris, Esnauts et Rapilly, 1791 ; carte dépliante entoilée entièrement aquarellée de diverses couleurs (522 x 783 mm), constituée de 24 feuillets ; ÒChronologie des Rois de France depuis Pharamond jusqu'à Louis XVI actuellement régnantÓ sur les colonnes à gauche et à droite avec les 66 portraits gravés sur bois ; cartouche en bas à gauche décoré d'un soleil irradiant portant ÒLa Nation La Loi Le RoiÓ avec deux soldats en armes debout, tendant le bras droit vers le soleil, et Table alphabétique des Départements de la France juste au dessus. Très belle carte en couleurs, probablement une des premières cartes de France des départements depuis leur création, validée par le Roi le 4 mars 1790. Très Rare, le seul exemplaire qui semble être recensé par le CCFR est celui de la bibliothèque des Fontaines, des Jésuites de Chantilly (aujourd'hui à la Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon), qui est abimé (3 panneaux de portraits des Rois sont partiellement arrachés et la couleur verte qui borde les côtes et certains départements s'est oxydée). Il existe un étui décoré qui est absent ici.
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé [France, Lyon]
2019-02-01 11:11:03
per gli heredi Biasini all'Insegna del Pallade, 1791. In-8 (mm. 239x175), importante legat. alle armi in p. vitellino coevo, preziosa cornice dorata e stemma cardinalizio della Famiglia Borromeo ai piatti con il motto "humilitas", dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, tagli dorati, pp. (2),XVI,425,(3). "Edizione originale". Cfr. Melzi,II, p. 285 - De Backer,II, p. 7: "Gonzalve Adorno Hinojosa (1751-1812), de l'illustre famille de ce nom, entra dans la Compagnie en 1766. A l'expulsion des Jésuites de l'Espagne, il suivit courageusement ses confrères dans l'exil, passa plusieurs année en Italie, s'occupant de l'étude et du saint ministère". Con due firme di apparten. al risg., lieve uniforme arross. su tutto il testo ma complessivam. buon esemplare.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi [IT]
2019-02-01 11:05:34
RHEIN - (Lang, Joseph Gregor)
Neuwied, Soc. Typographique, 1791. 20 x 12 cm. Titel, 180 S., (3)- 174 S. Mit 11 gestoch. gefalt. Ansichten nach J.D. Cranz und 2 gestoch. mehrf. gefalt. Rheinlaufkarten von Cöntgen. Etwas späterer HLdr. mit Rsch. und Rvergoldung. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Vgl. Engelmann 815 (dt. Ausgabe); Schmitt 145; Barbier und Holzmann-Bohatta nennen den Übersetzer als Verfasser. - Erste (illustrierte) französische Ausgabe. "Übersetzung der erstmals 1789/90 veröffentlichten 'Reise auf dem Rhein' von Joseph Gregor Lang. Wie diese erschien auch die französische Fassung anonym. Gefertigt hat sie - mit einigen Abweichungen und Ergänzungen - der in Neuwied lebende Emigrant Alexandre Louis Bertrand Robineau. Neu ist die Illustrierung mit 11 Kupferstichen, die größtenteils auf Vorzeichnungen von J.D. Cranz zurückgehen dürfte. Übernommen ist dagegen die von Cöntgen gestochene zweiteilige Rheinkarte" (Schmitt). - Mit reizvollen, romantischen, fein radierten Ansichten von Bonn (3), Düsseldorf, Koblenz, Köln (Gesamtansicht und Dom mit Grundriß), Mainz (2), Neuwied mit Siebengebirge. - Einband etwas bestoßen, das Kapital oben leicht lädiert. Titel gestempelt, eine Tafel mit einem professionell restaurierten Einriss, sowie weitere Tafeln mit kleinen restaurierten Randeinrissen, papierbedingt einheitlich gebräunt.
Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- und Kunstantiquariat [Germany]
2019-02-01 10:47:00
OZANNE Nicolas
P., Le Gouaz, sd, 1791. Suite de 75 planches oblong (21,5 X 32 cm) comprenant un titre gravé, une carte pour la collection, 55 sur les 60 vues de la collection (manquent les n° 54 à 58), la carte de la collection, une suite additionnelle de 18 planches de vues élargies et différentes provenant de la Collection des vues des rades de France et des ports des colonies. Humidité angulaire pour l’ensemble de la série, de légère à marquée, sans atteinte aux gravures de la série principale, avec légère atteinte pour la série de vues élargie. La planche de titre est roussie, poussiéreuse et effrangée, une planche est unif. brunie (Camaret). L’ensemble sous chemise factice. En l’état. Rare et beau recueil de vues en largeur, animées avec petits personnages, représentant les ports de France, exécutées par Nicolas Ozanne (1728-1811), dessinateur de la Marine, Lomet, Bonnard Du Harlay et Cazin pour 9 vues et gravées en taille-douce par Yves-Marie Le Gouaz (1742-1816), élève et beau-père d'Ozanne. Liste des planches : Brest (3), Toulon (2) Rochefort, Rouen (2), Dieppe (2), Saint-Malo, Saint-Servan, Le Havre (2), Nantes (2), Painbeuf, La Rochelle, Lorient (2), Bordeaux (2), Bayonne, Antibes, Calais, Boulogne, Marseille (2), Sète, Bastia, Port-Vendres, Dunkerque, Les Sables-d'Olonnes, Landernau, Morlaix (2), Cherbourg (2), Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme (2), Camaret, Roscof, Port-Louis, Vannes, Belle-Île, Auray, Oléron, île de Ré (2), Le Croisic La Ciotat, Granville (2), Fécamp, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Manquent : Caen, Honfleur (2), Royan et Valéry-en-Caux. Les18 planches additionnelle représentent des … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Henri Veyrier [Saint-Ouen, FR, France]
2019-02-01 10:27:38
saying he is "sorry it is not convenient for me to attend the ... Board this day. Colonel Skerith, who is, I believe, a large shareholder has requested me to suggest in his name, the allotment of the unappropriated shares amongst the Proprietors, with the sanction of a Genl Meeting, in the same ratio as they were allotted in the Railway Company. This certainly seems available, but perhaps the directors, with the able assistance of Mr Wheeler, may diving some better plan ...", annotated on the verso in another hand that "Beatty cut the Bullet out of Nelson", 1 side 8vo., Royal Infirmary, 25th September Born in Derry, Ireland, Beatty joined the Navy as a surgeon's mate in 1791 at the age of 18. He is best known as the Ship's Surgeon on the HMS Victory during the Battle of Trafalgar. On the day of the battle, 21 October 1805, Victory had 821 crewmen aboard, 62 of whom would be killed and 109 wounded. Beatty was personally called upon to undertake 11 amputations, mostly legs, actions which saved many lives. Only six wounded men subsequently died. However, when Nelson was himself wounded, Beatty did not administer treatment, claiming that he believed that the Admiral was beyond treatment. Nelson had expressed the wish to be buried in his native soil so Beatty had to preserve his body for the voyage back to Britain, and decided to place it in a barrel of brandy. Beatty relates how gases from the corpse caused the barrel lid to open on 28 October, alarming the posted marine guard. On arrival at Gibraltar, the barrel had to be topped up with spirits of wine because it had fi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sophie Dupre [United Kingdom]
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2019-02-01 09:10:27
- Chez Panckoucke, à Paris 1791, in-4 (20x26cm), relié. - First Edition. Secondo la prefazione, essa integra Enciclopedia Metodica cura di Panckoucke. Pelle di pecora a tempo pieno marrone. Torna a nervi decorati con le reti. Parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. Una piccola perdita in testa e coda. Attrito. Tracce di vecchi restauri angoli e coda. Le prime tre foglie (tra cui la guardia foglia) increspate. L'Anas, che è flores particolarmente XVII sono collezioni di vari pensieri, aneddoti e barzellette, mettere in grande disordine e al pubblico come un divertimento intellettuale. L'originalità di questo libro è quello di avere insieme nel dizionario, ma citare l'autore. Il tutto diventa una ana monumentale che può e navigare dall'inizio alla fine, con piacere, la sorpresa e l'educazione: va notato che i riflettori si rinvia alla storia e ai personaggi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Selon la préface, elle vient compléter L'Encyclopédie méthodique éditée par Panckoucke. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de filets. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Un petit manque en tête et en queue. Frottements. Traces de restaurations anciennes en coins et queue. Trois premiers feuillets (dont feuillet de garde) froissés. Les Anas, qui ont particulièrement fait flores au XVIIe sont des recueils de pensées diverses, d'anecdotes et de bons mots, mis dans le plus grand désordre et destinés au public comme un divertissement intellectuel. L'originalité de cet ouvrage est de les avoir rassembler en dictionnaire, sans citer toutefois les auteurs. L'ensembl … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet [FR]
2019-02-01 07:14:29
from 1791 Joint Paymasters General of the Forces, saying that "We the General Officers appointed to Inspect & Regulate the Clothing of the Army Do hereby Certify that the Clothing for the 19th Regiment of [Light] Dragoons commanded by ... Viscount HOWE", (William, 1729-1814, from 1799 5th Viscount), "having been inspected ... by a General Officer ... & found agreeable to His Majesty's Instructions", they desire the Paymasters to assign the Off Reckoning from Lord Howe to his agents, Richard Cox and Charles Greenwood, amounting to �5775 3s 9d, for the period 25th May 1799 to 24th May 1801, summary title on verso and list of part payments already made by the Pay Office, 2 sides folio, Comptroller's Office, 25th July Lord Howe had fought in Canada and led the forlorn hope at the Heights of Abraham in 1759. In the early stages of the American War of Independence, General Howe was joint commander-in-chief with his brother Admiral Howe, hoping however for an arranged conciliation with the colonists. After some early successes but disagreements with the home government he resigned his command there in 1778. Sir William Fawcett, early fluent in French and German, was Aide-de-Camp to the Marquis of Granby in Germany. In 1760 he announced the victory at Warburg in German to George II, then returned as deputy adjutant general and Granby's military secretary. Later he enlisted Hessians and Brunswickers to serve against America, and was known for his care for the troops. Lord Harrington was Aide-de-Camp to General Burgoyne at Saratoga, the news of which he carried home. He then raised … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sophie Dupre [United Kingdom]
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2019-02-01 06:44:12
1791. by way of the Cape of Good Hope; in the years 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 & 85.Fifth edition. 2 vols in 1. Folding frontispieces & 7 plates. 12mo. Later calf, elaborately gilt. Some waterstaining to plates, owners' inscriptions on title page. 207, 204pp. Perth, R. Morison and Son, A fine copy. A naturalist, Vaillant was collecting specimens at Saldanha Bay when his ship was sunk by British warships, under the command of Capt. Johnstone. Having nothing more than his gun, ten ducats and the clothes on his back, Le Vaillant was forced to rely on the kindness of the Dutch fiscal Mr. Boers to whom this book was dedicated. With his help the author returned to the Cape and prepared for his inland expedition, which soon him via Swellenham to Mossel Bay, and then East to Algoa Bay and the Fish River. On his return journey Le Vaillant travelled via the ?Sneuw Bergen? and through the Eastern Cape crossing the Gamka, Buffalo and Touws Rivers before finally reaching Saldanha Bay after some sixteen months. The narrative provides much information on the natural history and the Dutch settlers of the interior of southern Africa and is ?characterised by the intelligent and interesting manner in which it is written, although the rapsodies on the Hottentots must have sounded strange to colonial ears? (Mendelssohn, p890). Ogilvie 26; Mendelssohn I, p889. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
2019-02-01 05:15:17
1791. Condition: Very Good. Rare First edition of Ann Radcliffe Romance of the Forest in 3 volumes. Original and bought in New York see certificate In mint condition for its age 1791 Selling (reluctantly) as I need the funds for private healthcare otherwise would not part with this family heirloom. No returns Sent via tracked and recorded delivery. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: fgre1383 [Andover, GB]
2019-02-01 04:27:13
John Sinclair
William Ceech. The Statistical Account of Scotland Drawn up from the communications of the Ministers of the Different Parishes By Sir John Sinclair 1791 The first (Old) 21 Volumes, Original leather bound. The First (Old) Statistical Account of Scotland[edit] Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster had studied German state surveys and wished to use what he called for the first time these "statistical" methods to measure the quantum of happiness that existed in the nation and find ways of improving this. In this he was a remarkable example of Enlightenmentidealism at work. He stressed the empirical ideal of that age by lauding its anxious attention to the facts and he set about completing the work left unachieved by the previous attempt mentioned above. The results are crucial to an understanding of Scotland on the eve of both the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution. In 1790, Sir John sent structured questionnaires to over 900 parish ministers, covering the whole country. This contained 160 questions in 4 sections, namely Geography and topography Population Agricultural and Industrial production Miscellaneous questions There were follow up questions in Appendices - six new questions in 1790 and four more in 1791. The general response was excellent, though the length and quality of submissions varied greatly, as can be seen by comparing those for two East Lothian parishes: Whittingehame (19 pages with detailed tables) and Stenton (2 pages of minimal information). Since the survey was not complete, Sir John sent out Statistical Missionaries in 1796 . The project was finished b … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: fatssuzy1967 [St annes, GB]
2019-02-01 04:13:56
Collection of 390 Antiquarian Books from the 18th - 20th Century focused on English Literature, History and Travel. A collection of more than 385 Antiquarian Books from the 18th - 20th Century focused on English Literature, History and Travel. Various authors, titles, and editions. Various fine bindings, most full or partial leather with gilt titles and decorations. The books are various sizes, mostly octavos. Condition: Generally good. Expected wear and signs of use including some covers with loss, scattered toning and foxing to pages, some wear to bindings and some loose covers. Provenance: This collection of books came from the estate of a professor of English Literature at Columbia University. Fair - Fine. Additional images on request. SHIPPING & HANDLING: Approximately 35-40 boxes (12' x 14' x 16' / each). Buyer covers the shipping expenses. Please calculate shipping before purchasing. Shipping price in this listing doesn't reflect the actual shipping expenses. Local pickup is available. List of book: De Liguori, Saint Alphonse. Visites Au Saint Sacrement Et A La Sainte Vierge, 1791. L'eveque, M. Confrerie De La Bonne Mort, 1806; Henry John Todd, M.A. The Poetical Works of John Milton. London: Rivingrons; Longman and Co., 1852. 4 Volumes; Whittier, John Greenleaf. Margaret Smith's Journal and Tales and Sketches. New York : Sully and Klenteich. 7 Volumes; Child, Francis James. English and Scotish Ballads. Boston : Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1857. 4 Volumes; Holt, Felis, the radical. The Works of George Eliot. Edinburgh : William Blackwood and Sons, 1910. 15 Volumes; … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: rare-papers [New York, New York, US]
2019-02-01 03:40:15
Johnson, Samuel. 1709 - 1784]. Boswell, James [1740 - 1795]. Bonar, James [1757 - 1821] - Former Owner (?)
London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry. 1791. 1st edition, 1st issue (Grolier 100 ENGLISH, #65; Pottle 79). 2 volumes: xii, [16], 516, [2 (blank)]; [4], 586, [2], 42 pp. Vol II, p 585 misnumbered 587; 586 as 588. Other mispaginations [see Pottle]. Vol I, p. 135 with 'gve'. Volume I with stipple-engraved frontis of Johnson, by James Heath, after the 1756 painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Vol II with two engraved facsimiles [bound in per Pottle]. 4to. Vol I: 2M4 & 2N1 cancels. Vol II: 5 cancelled leaves, as per Pottle. 11-1/4" x 8-3/4". Period full marbled calf bindings, with later respining to style. Marbled eps. Yellow edge stain. Modest binding wear. Two bookplates [one of James Bonar, Scottish lawyer?] to front paste-down. Occasional spot of foxing. Withal, a handsome VG+ set. Item #38111.1 Volume II bound with the uncommon 1793 pamphlet of corrections stemming from Boswell's fussiness... "So bad were these errors, indeed, that it was found necessary to issue a small quarto volume of forty-two pages to correct them." [Grolier 100, #65]. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
2019-02-01 03:21:09
Soemmerring, Samuel Thomas von
Mainz, kurfürstl. privilegirte Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1791. 38, (2) SS. Mit gest. Titelvignette und 12 gest. Tafeln (Plattengr. 340 x 210 mm) von J. C. Berndt. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit. Kl.-Folio (210:342 mm). Einzige Ausgabe dieser reich illustrierten Sammlung menschlicher Fehlbildungen. Die Präparate wurden in der Landgräflich-Cassel'schen Naturaliensammlung im alten Kunsthause aufbewahrt, bevor sie 1779 in die Obhut Sömmerings im Leipziger Anatomischen Theater kamen. "Das schön gedruckte Werk ist gestochen von Berndt und von Range gezeichnet und zeigt eine originelle Titelvignette: ein Kind in Landschaft, den Kohlenhalter in der Hand, neben einer Tafel mit Zeichnungen von mißbildeten menschlichen Köpfen (Berndt del. et sculp.). Dargestellt sind Anenkephalus, doppelköpfige Mißbildungen und schräge Gesichtsspalte (mit andern Mißbildungen, Tafel 8), Chondrodystrophie (T. 11). Bezeichnung durchweg "Bernst sc.", gelegentlich "Berndt fec. Francof.", ferner gelegentlich A. Range del. Einfacher Punktierstich nach meist instruktiven Zeichnungen" (Goldschmid). "Achondroplasia is first described on page 30 and pictured on plate 11" (Garrison/M.). Eine englische Übersetzung erschien 1932 in R. H. Majors "Classic Descriptions of Disease". Der vielseitige deutsche Anatom S. T. von Soemmerring (1755-1830), eines der ersten Mitglieder der Senckenbergischen Gesellschaft, gilt als Entdecker der Macula lutea im Auge, einer der frühesten Beschreiber des Pterodactylus sowie Erfinder eines Teleskops und eines elektrischen Telegraphen. Er war einer der ersten Fürsprecher der Pockenimp … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Austria]
2019-02-01 03:16:25
Count de Buffon
London: 9 Volume Set Buffon's Natural History, 1791 Antique Hardcover, 3rd Edition Significant aging and wear to all books, covers have scuffs, scratches, stains, and other damage, most should be visible in photos. Corners of covers are bent and worn away, many pages inside have bent or creased corners as well. Page edges have some stains, scuffs, and marks. Stains on the pages and inside the covers, many pull-out pages throughout which are creased. Volume 1 has pencil writing inside front cover, and a partially peeled off sticker under it. Back cover of Volume 3 is mostly detached. Front cover of Volume 5 is detached, marking in pencil on the title page. First two pages in Volume 8 are detached from binding, and the edges of the cover have been repaired with dark tape. We are BrightLight Books. We have sold tens of thousands of items online since 1998. Money Back Guaranteed! SO (1/11/18) JW [2599.99] SO-2 (2/10/18) GR [2599.99, BO] SO-3 (3/13/18) [1999.99, BO] SO-4 (4/13/18) JW [1799.99, BO] SO-5 (5/14/18) GR [1499.99, BO] SO-6 (6/19/2018) GR [1299.99, BO] SO-7 (7/19/18) GR [1199.99, BO] SO-8 (8/18/18) GR [999.99, BO] SO-9 (9/17/18) GR [849.99, BO] SO-10 (10/17/18) GR [749.99, BO] SO-11 (11/17/18) GR [649.99, BO] SO-12 (12/17/18) GR [599.99, BO] SO-13 (1/17/19) GR See our other items See our other items.
Bookseller: brightlightbookseller [Casselberry, Florida, US]
2019-02-01 01:45:18
Orden - Schwan, Christian Fridrich (Hrsg.)
Mannheim, Hof- und Akademische Buchhandlung (Schwan und Götz). Mit 57 altkolorierten Kupfertafeln von E. Verhelst nach Jacques Charles Bar. 4to. Halbleder der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezug, 4 Bll., jedes Kapitel mit eigener Paginierung, insg. 254 bedruckte S. Colas 2700. Hiler 789. Lipperheide Of 33. Veitenheimer 1126. - Seltenes Kostümwerk mit Tafeln in schönem Altkolorit. Ursprünglich als Reihe von einzelnen Heften unter dem Titel "Abbildungen aller geistlichen und weltlichen Orden" von 1779 bis 1791 herausgegeben. - Einband berieben/beschabt, Deckel mit Lichtrand. Rückentitel teils abgerieben, darüber Rest eines Bibl.-Etiketts aus Leder. Fehlstelle am Kapital fachmännisch ergänzt/restauriert. Vorderes Gelenk zu 90 % gebrochen. Einzelne Wurmlöcher bzw. -spuren. Text und Tafeln am unteren Rand meist fingerfleckig, ansonsten überwiegend in gutem Zustand. Zwei Stiche mit streifenförmiger Verschmutzung, ansonsten nur ganz vereinzelt kleine Farbverwischungen bzw. Flecken. Fast alle Tafeln mit den vorgebundenen "Seidenhemdchen", davon einige beschädigt, mit Rissen oder Knickspuren. Seite 13/14 im Kapitel "Orden der Tempelherren" mit Ausriß am unteren Rand, dadurch jeweils 2 Zeilen mit teilweisem Textverlust. Zwei alte Stempel auf dem Titel, davon einer entwidmet. Ebenfalls zwei alte handschr. Vermerke auf dem Titel bzw. verso. [3 Warenabbildungen bei]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke [Germany]
2019-02-01 00:56:59
BAHRDT, Carl Friedrich.
Berlin, August Mylius 1791-1793. "8°. 12 Tle in 6 Bd. Bd 1. 2. 254 S., S. 257-476; 3. 4. S.477-700, 254 S.; 5. 6. S. 257-480, S. 481-720; 7. 8. 238 S., 222 S.; 9. 10. 224 S., 222 S.; 11. 12. 206 S., 156 S. Sehr gut erhaltene hellbraune Lederbände d. Zeit, mit je zwei Rückenschildchen u. floraler Rückenverzierung in Goldprägung. Seiten etwas gebräunt, sonst fast fleckenlos. Mit Schriftzug v. alter Hand auf jedem Innendeckel, e. Besitzervermerk auf jedem Titelblatt, sowie einer handschriftlichen Autorenangabe am Titelblatt d. ersten Bändchens." "Goedeke IV,825,70 (Bd 1-8). ADB 1,722f. ). Meusel. Verst. Teutsche Schriftsteller 1,145f. ? der evangelische Theologe und radikale Aufklärungsschriftsteller K. F. Bahrdt (1740-1792) versucht in vorl., in 32 Briefen gegliederte, ?Ausführung des Plans und Zwecks Jesu? eine naturalistische, von deistischem Gedankengut getragene, Interpretation der Lebensgeschichte Jesu. Der Autor wurde, auf Grund seiner freizügigen Lebensführung u. nicht zuletzt wegen einer umstrittenen Bibelübersetzung, jeder theologischen Tätigkeit enthoben und 1789 wegen einer vom ihm verfassten Satire gegen das preußische Religionsedikt zu Festungsarrest verurteilt. - ""Endlich in seiner ""Ausführung des Plans und Zweckes Jesu"" (1783) erscheint B., dem alten Freimaurer und Gründer der deutschen Union, gleichsam einer Fortsetzung des Illuminatenordens, Jesus als Stifter einer geheimen Ordensgesellschaft mit drei Graden, bestimmt das heilige Depot der vernünftigen Religion im Stillen zu verwahren, um es gegen Aberglauben und Priesterbetrug zu schützen, wie denn auch … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker [Austria]
2019-01-31 23:56:10
Alderman William] [BECKFORD
[History] ~ ALDERMAN BECKFORD IN MARBLE [BECKFORD, Alderman William] Brief memoirs of the judges whose portraits are preserved in guildhall. To which are prefixed, engravings of the marble sculptures, representing the earl of chatham and william beckford, Esq [London]. Sold by John Pridden...and Joseph White, 1791. 8vo. [6], 9-50pp. Title-page a cancel. With three engraved plates, extra-illustrated with an additional engraved portrait depicting Sir Christopher Turnor and a single leaf, with text to both sides (from another, unidentified volume) regarding his life bound in following leaf C4. Contemporary calf-backed vellum-tipped marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to spine, else fine. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP; 'For Mr. Wolley / from the Author. / Mr. (Blore?) is making a collection / of the portraits of Judges: but / for what purpose Mr. (Turner?) / is ignorant'. From the recently dispersed Edge Hall library. A fine presentation copy of a rare compilation of the lives of the political and judicial figures honoured with permanent representations, in marble sculpture (in the case of Alderman Beckford and the Earl of Chatham, both of which are elegantly engraved within) and oil painting, at the City of London's Guildhall. The anonymous - but presumably antiquarian - editor confesses in his prefaced 'advertisement' that the work is extended from various biographical accounts in 'the Gentleman's Magazine' by reference to 'all information, both printed and manuscript, that lay within his knowledge' for the purpose of placing 'due value … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquates Fine and Rare Books [Corfe Castle, GB]
2019-01-31 23:55:45
BECKFORD, Alderman William]
Sold by John Pridden.and Joseph White, [London], 1791. [6], 9-50pp. Title-page a cancel. With three engraved plates, extra-illustrated with an additional engraved portrait depicting Sir Christopher Turnor and a single leaf, with text to both sides (from another, unidentified volume) regarding his life bound in following leaf C4. Contemporary calf-backed vellum-tipped marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to spine, else fine. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP; 'For Mr. Wolley / from the Author. / Mr. (Blore?) is making a collection / of the portraits of Judges: but / for what purpose Mr. (Turner?) / is ignorant'. From the recently dispersed Edge Hall library. A fine presentation copy of a rare compilation of the lives of the political and judicial figures honoured with permanent representations, in marble sculpture (in the case of Alderman Beckford and the Earl of Chatham, both of which are elegantly engraved within) and oil painting, at the City of London's Guildhall. The anonymous - but presumably antiquarian - editor confesses in his prefaced 'advertisement' that the work is extended from various biographical accounts in 'the Gentleman's Magazine' by reference to 'all information, both printed and manuscript, that lay within his knowledge' for the purpose of placing 'due value on honors conferred by the Metropolis of a great commercial Country'. Another edition, with a different imprint, appeared the same year (ESTC T76864); both are very rare, with ESTC recording copies at a single location in the British Isles (BL), and none elsewhere. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquates Ltd - ABA, ILAB [Wareham, Dorset, United Kingdom]
2019-01-31 23:51:05
William Henry Hall
Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! The New Encyclopaedia; or Modern Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences William Henry Hall c1791 C Cooke : London 15" by 10" unpaginated SUMMARY A detailed encyclopedia which forms the most "comprehensive library of universal knowledge". Illustrated,Leather Binding,Scarce Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 1.5 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 23.99 EU Postage: £ 18.99 European Postage: £ 19.99 Asia Postage: £ 31.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 32.99 DESCRIPTION Scarce. Intricately illustrated with highly detailed plates throughout. "On a New and Improved Plan, in Which all the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested into Distinct Treatises." Volume three of the original three. CONDITION Rebound in a quarter mottled calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, lightly rubbed, with some minor wear to the extremities. Front hinge is starting. Internally, firmly bound and extremely bright, considering the age of the work. Light scattered foxing, which is slightly heavier to the title page. Overall Condition: Good Please note that due to different condition ratings used by eBay Australia, the condition rating at the head of the listing will always be rated as 'Good' Please see the 'Overall Condition' above for the correct rating for this work. GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy Very Good - Quite a wide term meanin … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2019-01-31 23:18:24
(London), J. & J. Boydell, 1791, 1791 a. 1798. Beautifully bound in 3 contemp. straight grained full morocco. On covers 4-double gilt line fillets with 4 large gilt floral cornerpieces. All compartments richly gilt with lines and small floral-like stamps. Titles with gilt lettering. Inside gilt borders. Edges of covers gilt. Edges gilt. All volumes with the printed paperlabel of the bookbinder "Bound by C. Smith, 108, Strand". All volumes with the gilt exlibris in leather of Dudley Coutts Majoribanks (1st Baron Tweedmouth). 2 engraved frontispieces. 3 engraved title-pages (vol. 3 with both engraved and printed title-page). (6),CXXII,311;(2),(311-) 607,(4);XXIII,380,(1, errata) pp. and with 136 engravings on plates and engraved vignettes. With the engraved dedication-plate. A clean fine copy, printed on good paper with occassionally a bit of offsettings from the plates. Bindings in near mint condition. ¶ First edition in an exquisite copy.
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]

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