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2012-06-25 16:15:34
Mariti, [ Giovanni Philippo.]
Chez La Société Typographique, A Neuwied, 1791. Volume I: VI, 342 pp., / Volume II: 423 pp., contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, slightly rubbed, speckled edges, minor damaged to spine of volume II, previous owner’s inscription at top corner of title pages, otherwise set in good condition. Second edition in French, ? a piracy, published the same year as the first edition in Paris, translated from the Italian edition in 9 volumes published between 1769 and 1776, Viaggi per l’Isola di Cipro, e per la Soria e Palestina. The French translation contains an account of the wines of Cyprus drawn from Mariti’s monograph on the subject. Mariti spent seven years in Cyprus, at Larnaca, where Turner, the British consul, who also represented Tuscany, placed him in charge of various interests, with the title of vice-consul. Mariti spoke both Turkish and Arabic very well. He returned to Italy after eight years in the Levant (1760–68). Volume I contains the most complete account of Cyprus up to that time, including its history, geography, antiquities, and a great deal of information on the economic life of the island. Volume II contains descriptions of Syria and Palestine, with a chapter on the current state of the Greek church. Bibliographic references: Blackmer 1079; Cobham 490; Cox 1, 237; Röhricht 323; Tobler p. 132; Weber 543. Size: Small 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: FOLIOS LIMITED [London, United Kingdom]
2012-06-24 22:59:14
DUCHENE Père
Chez Bidault. Paris - Chez Berry. Lyon. Condition: Etat correct. 1791. In-12. Relié demi-cuir. A restaurer. Plats abîmés. Manque en coiffe de tête. Mouillures. Env. 300 pages (plusieurs paginations). Pièce de titre rouge sur le dos. Plats fortement abîmés et presque intièrement manquants. Pages de garde. de titre et 10 premiers feuillets abîmés. avec manques sur les bords n'altérant pas la lecture.. . . . Classification Dewey : 94.3-Livres anciens XVIII ème. 6e édition. Imprimé à trois éditions en 1789. et réimprimé trois fois par ordre de la Nation en 1791. deux ans après la conquête de la Liberté.. SKU : RO40203162.
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2012-06-24 10:05:00
Los-Rios, Mdlle [Charlotte-Marie de].
Dresde: Chez les Frres Walther, 1791. This work is divided into several sections, including etiquette and "good grace," precepts of a father to his children, general ideas and definitions of things that children ought to be taught, short definitions of the different arts and sciences, and precepts of civilized life. Various different stylistic formats are used, including poems, fables, and a series of questions and answers, in an effort to make this didactic work more accessible. The terminal ads list other works by this author. Charlotte-Marie de Los-Rios, who wrote a series of educational works, came from a family of printers, her father being the Lyonnaise printer Jean Mesplet and her uncle the Avignon printer Franois-Prothade Girard and her brother Fleury Mesplet, the founder of the first Canadian newspaper. Her mother, Antoinette Mesplet, was arrested for trying to smuggle prohibited books from Lyon to her brother-in-law in Avignon, and her husband, Jean-Franois de Los Rios, gained notoriety as an occasional dealer in prohibited books. Jean-Franois de Los Rios wrote a number of books himself, including Bibliographie Instructive, ou Notice de quelques Livres rares (1777), an unusual catalogue of some 800 rare books he sold during his career, including books that came from the libraries of the Jesuits at Lyon, Tournon, and Macon and from the private libraries of the abbŽs Piole and Gindre. De Los Rios, who was by now at the pinnacle of his career, was no doubt instrumental in promoting his wifeÕs educational works. Octavo. [2], 233, [3] pp. Engraved frontispiece, eng … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A. [Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-06-23 09:00:41
Collectif
23 brochures in-4 et 1 brochure in-8, RAPPEL des Titres : 1e : Loi relative à différens objets de Commerce donnée le 21 juin 1792, De l'Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1792, 3 pp. ; 2e : Décret de la Convention Nationale du 26 Mai 1793, Concernant l'envoi à faire par les Directoires de district à l'Administration des Domaines nationaux, De l'Imprimerie Nationale Exécutive du Louvre, 1793, 4 pp. ; 3e : Loi relative à la vérification des Caisses patriotiques ou de secours donnée le 1er avril 1792, De l'Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1792, 2 pp. ; 4e : Loi relative à une erreur existant dans celle du 28 juillet dernier, concernant les Mines donnée à Paris le 23 Mars 1792, De l'Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 2 pp. ; 5e : Décret de la Convention Nationale du 26 avril 1793, contenant une Adresse de la Convention nationale aux Armées de la République, de l'Imprimerie de B. Cristo, 1793, 4 pp. ; 6e : Loi portant qu'aucun Corps administratif ne peut faire d'acquisition sans l'autorisation du Corps législatif et qui, en conséquence, déclare nulle une adjudication faire au profit du Directoire du Département de la Corrèze, Guimbert, Chatteleraud, 1792, 3 pp. ; 7e : Décret de la Convention nationale du 25 Mai 1793, qui déclare nuls des arrêtés pris par les Commissaires de la Convention nationale dans les Départemens des Bouches-du-Rhône et du Loiret comme attentatoires à la liberté de la Presse, Guimbert, Chatteleraud, 1792, 2 pp. ; 8e : Proclamation du Roi sur un Décret de l'Assemblée Nationale relatif à des Assemblées qui ont été tenues au château de Jalley, & portant défenses aux Gardes Nationales … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal [GRADIGNAN, France]
2012-06-22 10:40:04
[de Beaumont, Madame [Marie] le Prince ?]:
Carlsruhe, Macklot, 1791.. 2 Bde. 750 + 2, S. 751-1542 + 76 S. + 4 Tafeln. Priv. Hlwd. im Stile der Zeit.. 3. Aufl. Vgl. Weiss 2752. Mit 4 Tafeln im ersten Band. - Seiten tlw. gebräunt, stellenweise stockfleckig, im Ganzen schöne Exemplare. Selten.
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2012-06-22 10:09:03
John Howard
London: Printed for J. Johnson, C. Dilly, T. Cadell, 1791. 4to. 2 Volumes. vii, 540; vi, [2], 259, [15], 32 p., plates (folded), folded tables maps. Volume one containing, The State of Prisons in England and Wales, Fourth edition. Volume two containing, An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe. Quarter leather with marbled boards and leather corners. New end pages and spine labels. 44 engraved plates including several fold-out plates. Moderate wear, joints split. Both volumes in protective Mylar dust jacket to prevent further wear. Scattered foxing. Otherwise interior pages are clean, unmarked and in great condition. Please feel free to view our pictures of this set. Ships daily. This is an over sized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Very Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2012-06-21 12:51:02
GESANGBUCH -
Stuttgart, Chr. Fr. Cotta, 1791. - 8°. 4 nn. Bl., 552 S., 4 nn. Bl. Ldr.d.Zt. m. blindgepr. Fileten, Goldschnitt, (etw. ber., Ecken leicht gestaucht). Erste Ausgabe dieses Gesangbuches. - Ohne den fliegenden Vorsatz. - Mit sehr schönem Brokatvorsatzpapier, sehr gutes kaum gebräuntes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer
2012-06-20 12:55:26
Knight, Richard Payne; Combe, Taylor; Gray, Thomas.
1791. 3 volumes bound together; boards covered with marbled paper, spine in brown leather, titles in gilt to light brown leather insert. Boards faded and rubbed with wear to edges and corners. Spine rubbed with cracking to rear external hinge, decoration and titles nearly rubbed away. Cracking at both inner hinges, binding firm. Previous owner has written an index in ink to verso of ffep. Section 1 - Greek Alphabet - (Pp.1 -128) dated 1791; foxing to prelims and final pages, very occasional pencil marginalia. Section 2 - Ancient Marbles (not paginated) two sections, dated and 1812 and 1815; many engravings, some mild foxing. Section 3 - Poems by Gray (Pp 1-63), dated 1768; very minimal foxing. Please note: large heavy item - postage rates on request. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Oxfam St Albans - F4749 [St Albans, United Kingdom]
2012-06-20 10:10:33
CAMPER (Pierre).
Paris & La Haye, H.J. Jansen & J. van Cleef, 1791. In-4, 168 pp., 11 pl. h.t., cartonnage post., non rogné, tête rouge, mouillure claire marginale sur les neuf premières planches et une petite tache de 7 mm sur la pl. I, sinon bon exemplaire. Première édition, posthume, réunissant deux des principaux ouvrages de Camper. Pierre Camper (1722-1789), né à Leyde, étudia la médecine avec Boerhaave. Il eut une chaire à Amsterdam puis à Groningue, et acquit une immense renommée. "During his lifetime Camper was one of the most famous scientists of western Europe. (He) had an encyclopedic mind and contributed to many field." (DSB III, p. 37) "La Dissertation sur les variétés naturelles a paru séparément la même année sous un autre titre : Dissertation physique [ ] sur les différences réelles que présentent les traits du visage. Ces deux éditions françaises ont été publiées la même année que l'édition originale hollandaise. Elles sont ornées de dix belles planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre. Camper, qui décrit ses méthodes de craniométrie, se révèle un pionnier de l'anthropométrie. Il laissa son nom à l'angle facial, qui est selon lui à la fois un critère distinctif des races humaines et un facteur esthétique, et dont la mesure est encore utile en chirurgie plastique. Certains exploitèrent ces résultats à des fins racistes. cf. Garrison & Morton, 158, pour la traduction allemande parue en 1792 (le choix de cette édition restant inexpliqué) ; L.Choulant, p. 286 (éd. hollandaise) : " contains the most valuable investigations on the mathematic structures of the human head (on cephalom … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT [NANCY, France]
2012-06-19 23:09:58
William Shakespeare ( Wohl 1564 - 1616 ). Übersetzung Einleitung A.W.Schlegel, Fr.Bodenstaedt, N.Delius, F.A.Gelbcke, O.Gildemeister, G.Herwegh, P.Heyse, H.Kurz, Und A.Wilbrandt.
Printed for Bellamy and Robarts, London Fleet Street 1791 First Edition of This Publication Hartkarton Solide, Ordentlich Text Englisch. 8 Bände, so vollständig mit 87 Stichen, sehr solide papierbezogene Hartkarton-Einbände des 19. Jahrhunderts mit ordentlichen Bindungen, Rückentitel und Bandnummern farbunterlegt goldgeprägt, äußerlich merkliche aber durchaus normale Alters-/Abriebspuren, Exlibris je Vorsatz auf angeklebtem Spiel, je fliegendes Vorsatzblatt Provenienzmarkierung von alter Hand, Buchblöcke materiell gut, weitgehend sauber, vereinzelt sanft fleckig, sehr wenige kräftige Flecken, kaum Nachbräunung, einige wenige lose Seiten - aber kollationiert, vollständig, Stiche zeigen 1 Portrait Shakespeares, Szenen der Stücke (2 pro Stück) und Allegorien, insgesamt ca. 2000 Seiten. --- A beautiful and early set of Shakespeare`s complete plays, profusely illustrated with 87 full-size engravings, solid binding, little foxing, altogether a rare edition in a fair condition. --- Nur als Paket. 13 x 20,5 Cm. 4,9 Kg. +++ Stichwörter: WELTLITERATUR THEATER ALTE DRUCKE ILLUSTRIERTE BÜCHER STICHE SHAKESPEARE SÄMTLICHE WERKE GESAMTAUSGABEN DRAMEN ENGLISCHE LITERATUR SHAKESPEARIANA Versand D: 5,50 EUR WELTLITERATUR THEATER ALTE DRUCKE ILLUSTRIERTE BÜCHER STICHE SHAKESPEARE SÄMTLICHE WERKE GESAMTAUSGABEN DRAMEN ENGLISCHE LITERATUR
Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement [Bonn, Germany]
2012-06-19 17:41:45
Naubert, Benedikte oder Heinse, Gottlob, Heinrich:
Hohenzollern (das ist: Wien), bey Johann Baptist Wallishausser, 1791. Mit gestochenem Reihentitel mit Vignette und gestochenem Frontispiz von S. Mansfeld. 335 S. Pappband aus altem Material mit Rückenschild. (= Wienerische Landbibliothek, (Erster Jahrgang), Eilfter Band). Nachdruck im Jahr der Erstausgabe. - Die Verfasserfrage kann nicht geklärt werden. - Weller I,149. Goedeke V,515.9 ("Leipzig, 1791"). GV 58, S. 359 und Hamberger/Meusel 3, S.171 nennen den Geraer Buchhändler und Vielschreiber Gottlob Heinrich Heinse (1766-1812) als Autor, der sicher einer der produktivsten Verfasser von trivialen Geschichtsromanen war. "In den beiden Jahren 1791 und 1792 gab Heinse allein dreizehn Romane in fünfundzwanzig Bänden heraus" (Sichelschmidt). - Holzmann-Bohatta I,896 und GV 2, S.95 nennen Christiane Benedicte Naubert (1756-1819) als Autorin. Alle ihre historischen Romane (ca. 50) erschienen ohne ihren Namen. Bereits zu ihren Lebzeiten wurden einige Cramer, Heinse u.a. zugeschrieben. - Die "Wienerische Landbibliothek", in der von 1791 bis 1797 circa dreißig Romane pro Jahr erschienen, veröffentlichte auch andere Bücher sowohl von Benedicte Naubert als auch von Gottlob Heinrich Heinse. - Teilweise etwas stärker stockfleckig und gebräunt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: A la Recherche [Bonn, Germany]
2012-06-19 11:50:16
FRACASTORO, G.
1791. Roma, con licenza de' Superiori, 1791. 8vo (210 x 140mm). pp. viii, 192, with woodcut title-vignette showing sporting dogs. Contempory mottled calf, spine with gilt ornaments and red gilt lettered label. Second Italian edition. Ficticious dialogue in verse between Alcon, the old scholar and his pupil Acasti on the various breeds of hunting dogs, their illnesses and healing methods. The translation is by S. Spiritis. The first Latin edition appeared 1577. An attractive copy. Provenance: Bookplates of Alfred Barmore Maclay and Bibliotheca Tiliana. Tiny stamp of Bibliotheca Tiliana on verso of title and last page. Souhart p. 193..
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2012-06-19 09:06:33
VASI ROMANO, MARIANO:
. osia descrizione generale delle opere piu' insigni di pittura, scultura e architettura e di tutti i monumenti, antichi, e moderni di quest' alma citta' e parte delle sue adiacenze. 2 vols. Roma 1791. With engraved titlevignette, portrait of Pio 6, 2 folded maps, 12 plates with 2 etchings on each, together with 38 textual engravings [= in all 62 engravings c. 4x6 cm, showing buildings and monuments. Small 12vo. XII, 1-366; 367-828 pp. Contemporary, a little worn halfleather with small old name on endpaper, Danish note on reverse. 2 pages with old notes and 1 leaf torn in margin. * First edition based on an earlier guidebook by the author's father Giuseppe Vasi. Mariano Vasi took over his father Giovanni's stock and business on his death in 1782, and shortly afterwards began to republish Giovanni's work from the 'Studio Vasi' (later renamed the 'Calcografia Vasi'). One such work was his father's guidebook 'Itinerario istruttivo diviso in otto stazioni o giornate' from 1763.<br>Early Printed Books no. 3400..
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2012-06-18 20:59:36
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
Vienna: Artaria e Compagni [PNs 360 and 361]. [ca. 1791]. 4 volumes. Folio. Early marbled wrappers. Preserved in a custom-made green cloth folder with slipcase with dark red leather label gilt to spine. [1] (title within decorative border), 2-20; [1] (blank), 2-19; [1] (blank), 2- 17; [1] (blank), 2-17 pp. Engraved. Plate number "360" to pp. 4-7 of first violin part only. & & Slightly worn and thumbed; inner margin of title guarded just affecting edge of printed border; occasional markings in pencil and crayon. . First Edition, 4th issue of the Prussian Quartets. Haberkamp Text p. 326. BUC p. 709. RISM M6169 (not distinguishing among issues). & & "The Prussian Quartets, K. 575, 589 and 590, form a group, since they are dedicated to King Friedrich Wilhelm in Berlin, who played the violoncello - or at least they were written with an eye towards such a dedication, for the first edition bears no dedication at all. The royal virtuosity had to be taken into account, and so in almost every movement of the three works the violoncello has a predominant part, while the second violin and viola retreat into the background. The quartets are slightly concertante, and yet they are purest chamber music. Mozart sometimes completely forgets his royal patron - as for instance in the minuet of the last quartet. These are three works that originated under the most dreadful spiritual oppression, and yet they rise to heights of pure felicity." Einstein: Mozart, p. 184.
Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC
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2012-06-18 17:57:40
Webb, William (Fl. 1787)
Dublin : Printed For W. Jones, 1791. Finely bound in full contemporary aniline calf. Cross bands with a rich red gilt-blocked label. Minor, generalized wear to the extremities with a previous owner's signature. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 275 pages; Physical desc. : viii, 275, [7]p : 8vo. Subjects: Ireland. Celts - History - Early works to 1800. Referenced by: ESTCT136888. 'A review of the general history of the Celtic nations' has its own half-title on p. [171] but no separate pagination or signatures. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2012-06-15 10:28:00
G Motherby; George Wallis
London : Printed for J. Johnson ; G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1791. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Printed for J. Johnson; G.G.J. and J. Robinson; A. Hamilton, J. and J. Murray, 1791. Folio. (x, 388,393-738, [14] p., plates) Fully bound in contemporary brown leather. Professionally restored. 6 raised bands. 7 compartments. Red Morocco spine label with gilt lettering. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Rubbing to boards. Bumping to corners. Personal library bookplate of David S. Brooks inside front board. Minor toning to preliminary leaves. Otherwise, pages are clean and unmarked. All steel-plate engraved illustrations present. <br><br>According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, George Motherby was trained as a physician, receiving a medical degree from the University of Aberdeen in 1767. He worked as a surgeon in Liverpool in 1766 and later as a physician in Middlesex. He was also conspicuous for his work in Knigsberg, where he introduced the technique of vaccination for smallpox circa 1770. Motherby died in 1793. A New Medical Dictionary is notable for its account of the practice of Variolation, Motherby's technique of introducing small quantities of smallpox into a patient through an open wound, hoping to develop an immunity to the virus.<br><br> David Brooks (1756 - August 30, 1838) was an officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolution, a United States representative from New York, and an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati upon its founding in 1783.
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2012-06-12 15:08:20
FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790)
A Paris : Chez Buisson, Libraire, rue Haute-feuille, no. 20, 1791. First Edition. 8vo: vi,156,207,[1]pp (154 and 204-207 misnumbered as 254 and 360-363 respectively). A Fine copy, beautifully bound to style by Fitterer in red calf, spine in six compartments, raised bands with double gilt fillets either side, green morocco lettering piece gilt, marbled end papers. In two parts separately paginated, the first written by Franklin and ending with the year 1731, the second a translation from Wilmer's Memoirs of Franklin, with considerable alterations. According to Sabin, Quérard attributes the translation into French of both parts to Jacques Gibelin. Sabin 25549. Ford 383. Grolier American 100, 21. Quite scarce: COPAC lists only four copies, including Oxford and Cambridge.& First Edition of the "most widely read of all American autobiographies, the gift to adolescents of countless parents . . . the essence of the American way of life. . . . In some way Buisson, the French publisher, got hold of a draft of the part written at Twyford [covering the beginning years, 1706-1731] and his publication of a French translation in 1791 marks the first appearance in print of the Autobiography. Buisson's volume included for the period after 1731 a translation from Wilmer's Memoirs of Franklin. When this 1791 French version of the Autobiography, wretchedly translated into English, was published in London in 1793, . . . it became the first printing of the Autobiography in English. . . . [and] it was not until 1818 that [Franklin's grandson William Temple Franklin] published th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-06-12 15:08:20
Franklin, Benjamin:
Paris: Chez Buisson, 1791.. vi,156,[207]pp. (pp.204-207 misnumbered 360- 363). Contemporary half red morocco and blue paper boards, vellum outer corners, spine richly gilt. Boards scuffed and edgeworn, bookplates on front and rear pastedowns. Bottom inch of titlepage neatly excised, not affecting the imprint. A touch of light foxing. A good plus copy. First edition, preceding any English-language printing, of Franklin's autobiography. This is certainly Franklin's best known book, and a classic Americanum in which he tells the story of his climb, through thrift and frugality, from poverty to success and influence. It is also one of the best pictures of life in Philadelphia during his youth and middle age. Franklin is remarkably candid throughout the work about people with whom he was involved and his own motives for his actions. The first British edition appeared in 1793, followed by the first American printing in 1794. HOWES F323, "b." STREETER SALE 4171. FORD 383. GROLIER AMERICAN 100, 21. SABIN 25549.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2012-06-09 04:51:47
[Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America]
Philadelphia: Printed by Hall and Sellers, 1791. Second printing. Leather Bound. Very Good +. 4 x 6 inches. Collates as a - c (6 leaf quires) + A - Uu (6 leaf quires) + 2 rfep. Bb2 and title page supplied in facsimile. Loss to outer margin of Uu6 affecting text. Closed tears to B1, B2, B3, Bb3, and Bb4 with no loss of text. Scattered light soiling and age toning. Griffiths 1791/18. Bound in contemporary full brown calf with four raised bands to spine and remnants of gilt rules. Cover lightly worn and corners rounded. Chipping to tail of spine. Front hinge professionally repaired with Japanese tissue. A very good copy of this scarce printing of the American BCP. It is the second printing of the BCP in America, and one of only two editions before the addition of the Ordinal in 1792.
Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books [U.S.A.]
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2012-06-08 19:04:04
Viuda de D. Joaquin Ibarra - Madrid, 1791. Tomo I. Este tomo contiene el indice general y el indice especial de los titulos que contiene. Quarta impresion hecha de orden del Real y Supremo Consejo de las Indias. Encuadernado en pleno cuero de epoca con tejuelo bordeaux en el lomo. Cantos pintados. 660 paginas. 30,5x21 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: El Incunable [Ciudad de Buenos Aires, BS.AS, Argentina]
2012-06-08 19:04:04
Viuda de D. Joaquin Ibarra - Madrid, 1791. Tomo III. Este tomo contiene el indice general y el indice especial de los titulos que contiene. Quarta impresion hecha de orden del Real y Supremo Consejo de las Indias. Encuadernado en pleno cuero de epoca con tejuelo bordeaux en el lomo. Cantos pintados. 562 + 262 paginas. 30,5x21 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: El Incunable [Ciudad de Buenos Aires, BS.AS, Argentina]
2012-06-08 14:25:34
Hell, Maximilian, SJ].
Wien, Johann Thomas Edler v. Trattner, 1791. 2 Teile in 1 Band. (8), 120, 256, (24) SS. Mit zweiteiligem gest. Frontispiz und 2 gefalt. gest. Tafeln. Marmorierter Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und hübscher Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Buntpapiervorsätze. 4to. Zweisprachige Edition (nach der dritten lateinischen, "aus dem II. Buch der Commentarien des berühmten Hernn Petrus Lambecius") der "Diplomen, Bullen, Privilegien, Freyheiten, Constitutionen, und Statuten der Weltberühmten, und uralten Universität zu Wien in Österreich vom Jahre der Stiftung 1365 bis zum Jahre 1389, da sie durch Einverleibung der theologischen Fakultät ihre Vollkommenheit erhalten hat" (dt. Paralleltitel). - Einband berieben und vereinzelt mit kl. Wurmspuren. Kapitale lädiert. Erste Lage minimal knittrig. Exemplar aus der berühmten Bibliothek des Benediktinerstifts Kremsmünster (OÖ). De Backer/Sommervogel IV, 257, 31. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2012-06-05 17:30:26
RICHARDSON, Joseph, et al.]
James Ridgway, London, 1791. Four works in one volume: 1. Criticisms on the Rolliad. Part the First (Ninth edition, 1791); 2. Criticisms on the Rolliad. Part the Second (Fourth edition, 1790); 3. Probationary Odes for the Laureatship: with a Preliminary Discourse, by Sir John Hawkins, Knt. (Ninth edition, 1791); 4. Political Miscellanies by the authors of the Rolliad and Probationary Odes (First edition, 1790). Octavo. Engraved frontispiece plate and title vignette. Contemporary full tree calf with morocco spine label: "Rolliad Compleat." Rubbing to the spine and joints, else near fine. A scarce complete set of this pioneering collection of satires on the administration of William Pitt the Younger, written in the form of mock reviews of a mock epic. Originally published in the *Morning Herald* in 1784-85, it became an instant sensation. Its anonymous authors also contributed ancillary satires which were published together with it. When collected in book-form, they ran through twenty-two editions. Armorial bookplate of Henry Merrick Hoare and bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. A handsome copy. *ESTC* T133733, T133732, N11967, and T173343. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
2012-06-03 18:33:06
Gmelin, Wilhelm Friedrich (1760 Badenweiler/Schwarzwald - 1820 Rom),
1791.. In der Platte signiert "H. Wüest pinx. / W. F. Gmelin sculps.", datiert und betitelt. Ausgezeichneter malerischer Druck mit gleichmäßigem Rand um die Darstellung und mit Schriftrand. Auf festem Bütten. 35 x 47,5 cm (Darstellung).. Blick auf das Denkmal des Dichters und Staatsmannes Salomon Gessner im barocken Platzspitzpark in Zürich mit Figurenstaffage. Der geschätzte Bildhauer Alexander Trippel (1744 Schaffhausen - 1793 Rom) schuf das Denkmal, das mit Bezug auf die Dichtungen Gessners eine Szene aus "Daphins und Micon" darstellt. Gmelin, der in Basel die Grabsticheltechnik im Stil Johann Georg Willes erlernte, arbeitete schließlich überwiegend in Rom, wo er einen blühenden Handel mit Drucken betrieb. Die Radierung nach einer Zeichnung von Johann Heinrich Wüest (1741 - Zürich - 1821) entstand kurz nach seiner Ankunft in Rom (AKL Sauer, S. 274). - Vertikale Knickspur, geglättet. Durchgehend mit blassen Braunfleckchen, im Himmel etwas stärker. Papier partiell etwas ausgedünnt. Kleine Fehlstelle im linken Unterrand fachmännisch hinterlegt.
Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs
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2012-06-03 10:44:48
LÖFFLER, Friederike Luise:
Stuttgart, Johann Christoph Betulius, 1791. und Stuttgart, Steinkopf 1809.. Neue durchaus verbess. u. verm. Aufl. 2 Bände. Kl. 8°. 4 nn. Bl., 608 S., 13 nn. Bl.; 4 nn. Bl.- 628 (recte 616) S. Dekorative geflämmte Lederbände des späten 19 Jh. im Stil d. Zt. mit je 2 RSchildern u. RVergoldung. Deutsch;. Erstausgabe (Bd. I, 1. Tl.) u. zweiter Druck der 2. Ausgabe (Bd. 1, 2. Tl.) - Weiss 2348 u. 2349 (Bd. I, 2. Tl) - Der "Anhang oder zweyte Theil" erschien nicht parallel zum 1. Teil sondern ab 1804 selbstständig mit eigener Auflagenbezeichnung, beide Abteilungen bilden das vollständige "Oekonomische Handbuch". - "Das Werk ist trotz der vielfach verwendeten französischen Bezeichnungen ein Kochbuch der schäbischen Küche" (Weiss) und markiert zugleich den Übergang in die von weiblichen Verfassern bestimmte Kochbuchwelt des 19. Jahrhunderts. -Mitgebunden 6 Blatt mit handschriftlichen Rezepte von alter Hand. - Bd. 2 anfangs an der unteren Ecke etw. gestaucht, vereinzelt minimal braunfleckig, sporadisch schwach feuchtrandig, gestoch. Exlibris. - Äusserst dekoratives Exemplar mit der seltenen Erstausgabe des ersten Bandes.
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2012-06-02 23:32:35
Herz, Marcus
. Zweite, umgeänderte und vermehrte Auflage. - Berlin, Voss'sche Bhdlg., 1791, 8°, XXII, 448 pp., mit gestochener Titelvignette, Pappband der Zeit, frisches Exemplar.. Er beschreibt hier den "Schwindel" als Krankheit des Vorstellungsvermögens, als einen Zustand von Gemütsverwirrung, der aus zu schneller, unwillkürlicher Folge von Vorstellungen entsteht oder aus dem zu langen Verweilen bei einer einzigen Vorstellung. Das Hauptthema des Buches ist somit die Beziehung zwischen Seele und Körper, d.h. eine sozusagen "psychosomatische" Konzeption von Schwindel. - "Ein seinerzeit viel genanntes Buch" Marcus Herz, "berühmter Praktiker aus der zweiten Hälfte des vorigen Jahrhunderts, war zu Berlin am 17.Januar 1747 geboren. Im Alter von 15 Jahren Kaufmannsausbildung in Königsberg, wurde er bald von solchen Wissensdrange erfasst, dass er dem kaufmännischen Berufe entsagte und in Königsberg zu studiren anfing. Er hörte KANT und schon im Jahre 1770 konnte er die philosophische These: "De mundi sensibiles forma et principiis" öffentlich vertheidigen. Darauf kehrte Herz ausgestattet mit Empfehlungsschreiben seines Lehrers KANT an LAMBERT, SULZER, MENDELSOHN nach Berlin zurück, studirte dort Medicin, später in Halle, wo er 1774 mit der "Dis. de varia naturae energia in morbis acutis atque chronicis" promovirte. dann liess er sich in Berlin nieder und war der Erste der Vorlesungen über Experimentalphysik hielt. 1785 wurde der zum Hofrath und Leibarzt des Grafen von Waldeck und 1787 von Friedrich Wilhelm II zum Professor der Philosohie ernannt. er starb am 20. Januar 1803 an einer Pneumonie … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-05-31 16:01:16
D´Harambure, M.
- 1791. Paris. Firmin Didot. 14 x 8 cm. 80 p., 5 grabados plegados, por Geoffroy. Enc. en piel. Sobre maniobras de la Caballería. Incluye un listado de obras sobre táctica del mismo impresor. Raro, desconocido a la bibliografía. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: CENTRAL DE LIBROS ANTIGUOS
2012-05-31 09:44:51
Watts, Isaac
printed for J.R. and C. Rivington; T. Longman; T. Field; C. Dilly; W. Coldsmith; and D. Ogilvy and J. Speare, London, 1791. 8vo, pp. xii, 334; [bound with:] The Improvement of the Mind. The Second Part. Containing various remarks and rules about the communication of useful knowledge. To which is added, a discourse on the education of children and youth. By Isaac Watts. (London: printed for J. Buckland; T. Longman; T. Field; and C. Dilly, 1790); pp. vii, 315; slightly later full tree calf, spine stamped in gilt and with red morocco label; extremities worn, the covers somewhat scraped and rubbed, and the spine much creased with top end chipped, the top front and back joints beginning to crack, but still overall a good, sturdy copy. Watts (1674-1748), an English preacher, hymnwriter, and poet as well as educator, was praised by Dr. Johnson, who included Watts in his Lives of the Poets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
2012-05-30 21:56:51
CISCAR, Francisco.
Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1791.. FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Folio, contemporary tree sheep (minor wear; joints skillfully repaired), flat spine with crimson morocco lettering piece, marbled endleaves. Crisp and clean. In fine condition. xxxii, 386, 23 pp., 23 folding plates, 1 folding table. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this work on a ship's accoutrements, including rigging, blocks, rudder and capstan. There are also long sections on the shape of the hull and how it moves through the water. Ciscar (d. 1833), a native of Oliva in Valencia, participated in several Cuban campaigns from 1780 to 1783, including the escort of the Comte de Grasse's fleet after its defeat. In 1811 he was sent to Cádiz as a deputy to the Cortes, and was elected president of that body. The Regency later put him in charge of a canal to be built between the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico, but because of political unrest in the area, the project never got under way. *** Palau 54952: calling for only xxxii, 386 pp. and 23 plates. Fernandez de Navarrete, Bibliografia marítima española I, 443-47. Ensayo de bibliografía marítima española 3069. Fuster II, 482. Scott 107. NUC: NN, DLC-P4, CtY, NjP, NcD, MH.
Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2012-05-30 14:40:06
PEDRO BRUNEL
Blas Román, Madrid 1791 - M.D.-MEDICINA.Edt.Blas Román,Madrid 1791.Encuadernado en plena piel ( pasta española).Lomo cuajado con florones,ruedas y filetes.Tejuelo.Papel de aguas en las guardas.Corte y cantos tintados.Muy buen papel con ligero rastro de humedad en los márgenes de las primeras páginas sin afectar el texto.294 páginas.21x15 cm."Don Pedro Brunel cirujano de Cámara de S.M.C y partero de la Reyna de España Doña María Luisa de Borbón".Muy buen ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: La Bodega Literaria
2012-05-30 13:11:53
Gibbon, Edward
London: A. Strahan & T. Cadell. Very Good. 1791-92. Hardcover. New octavo edition. Full brown leather. Gilt decorated spines. Title labels intact. Texts tight, clean without foxing and intact. Volume #1 published in 1791 has an engraved portrait frontispiece. Two fold out maps of the Eastern and Western Roman Empire. All other volumes published in 1792. Three periods of decline; first, the age of Trajan and the Antonines; second, the period of Justinian; third and longest, the taking of Costanople by the Turks. Volume Condition range from G+ to VG. Vol. #1 has a strained front hinge with cover firmly attached. Lightly rubbed spine ends without loss. Slight spine gilt loss. Some corners a bit bruised. Rare, Roman History ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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2012-05-29 12:28:37
OCAMPO, Florian de
Madrid, Benito Cano, 1791-1792, 17x23, 10 vols.: Retrato grabado al cobre por Ximeno del Conde de Campomanes en tomo I, y retrato de Ambrosio de Morales, continuador de la obra en tomo III. Capitulares y viñetas calcográficas de Carnicero grabadas por Palomino. 500 págs. aprox. cada tomo. El tomo III tiene distinta encuadernación (piel de época) y es más corto de márgenes, los otros 9 están encuadernados en media piel actual con doble tejuelo, hierros en lomera, ejemplares con amplios márgenes, en gran papel de hilo, conservando la cubierta en papel de aguas original. A partir del vol IX"Las Antigüedades de las ciudades de España que van nombradas en la Corónica." ( La más completa de las ediciones de la crónica de España, encargada a Ocampo por el Emperador Carlos V. La obra comienza con el relato mítico del origen de España y de los españoles y llega hasta las guerras de Roma y Cartago y la muerte de los Escipiones. A la muerte de Ocampo, el rey Felipe II le encargó a Ambrosio de Morales su continuación). (51810).
Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas [Madrid, Spain]
2012-05-25 12:35:23
Wahl, S(amuel) F(riedrich) Günther.
1791. 8vo. 2 pts. in 1 vol. XVI, 124 (but: 224) pp. 328 pp. Contemp. marbled half-calf binding with giltstamped labels to spine. Only edition. Contains much previously unpublished manuscript material (cf. ADB). The German oriental scholar Samuel F. G. Wahl (1760-1834) was an extremely prolific author. His subjects include all aspects of oriental linguistics and literature, including Persia, China, and India, and he was one of the few scholars of his time to have a knowledge of Armenian. - Edges and corners slightly bumped; spine insignificantly rubbed. Interior clean and well-preserved. From the collection of the Swedish orientalist and bibliophile Henrik Gerhard Lindgren (1801-79) with his autogr. note of ownership on front pastedown; later in the collection of C. O. Nordgren (dated on flyleaf: Uppsala, 9 March 1880). ADB 40, 594. Neuer Nekrolog der Dt. (12/2), p. 1230. ALZ 332 (1791), vol. 4, p. 540-544. Schnurrer 92. OCLC 6867437.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [Austria]
2012-05-24 10:01:02
BINDING, English) Rider, Cardanus
J. Debrett, London, 1791. iv, [ii], 281, [1] pp., interleaved. 8vo. Fine Emblematic Rococco Binding. Goldsmiths' 14607; ESTC T45338 Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt in emblematic Rococco style, a.e.g., metal clasps, lacking connecting pieces iv, [ii], 281, [1] pp., interleaved. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2012-05-23 18:34:53
Gumilla J.
- Barcelona en la Imprenta de Carlos Gibert y Tuto, 1791, voll. 2, in-4 piccolo, leg. coeva in piena pergamena (dorso del vol. I con leggero restauro reintegrativo alla parte inferiore), titolo manoscritto ai dorsi, pp. XVI, 360 - [4], 352. Con 8 tavv. calcografiche: un ritratto dell'autore, una carta topografica del corso dell'Orinoco più volte ripiegata e 6 illustrazioni raffiguranti costumi degli indiani dell'Orinoco. Restauro all'angolo superiore esterno bianco di circa 36 cc. del vol. II (non lesa la stampa). Altro lieve restauro al margine bianco alto di 5 carte del vol. I. Si tratta della migliore edizione con un corredo di illustrazioni aumentato. Leclerc Bibliotheca Americana, 1472. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc
2012-05-23 18:34:53
GUMILLA, Joseph (S. J.). Description of Amazonas flora & fauna with four additional plates
Barcelona, Carlos Gibert y Tutó 1791 - 2 volumes in 8vo. xvi + 360 p; [2]f + 352p. With engraved author’s portrait, 6 plates, 1 folding engraved map, and 2 engraved allegorical vignettes. Contemporary mottled sheep; morocco title-label on spines; backstrips and corners worn; rubbed. An early account of the geography, natural history, and ethnography of the Orinoco region in the province of Amazonas, Venezuela. Gumilla (1686-1750) came to South America in 1714 as a missionary and spent much time of his life evangelizing the Indian tribes living along the shores of the Orinoco River, where be became Superior of the Jesuit missions. In 1738, on his appointment as synodal examiner at Cartagena, he temporarily returned to Spain, and there compiled this book based on personal knowledge of the region and on historical material found in manuscripts left by Fathers Mercado and Ribera. Excellent redaction with corrections by the Jesuits Ignacio Obregón and Antonio Juglá y Font, augmented with an engraved portrait of the author, and 4 charming plates engraved by Mateo González & Capilla illustrating the customs of the Orinoco Indians: a dance of the Mapuyes, funeral rites of the Salivas, 2 doctors known as ‘Piaches’ blowing smoke on a female patient in a hammock, Indians grinding maize and making maize bread. With old collector’s stamp in blank tailend margins of both titles. De Backer-Sommervogel III, 1949; Leclerc 1472; Medina, Biblioteca Hispano-Americana, 5460; Palau 111193; Sabin 29276 (in error calls for 7 plates). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB
2012-05-23 09:51:13
Mexico: Imp. del Br. Don Joseph Fernandez Jauregui 4to (20.5 cm; 8.135"). [9] ff., xlvi, xxvi pp., [2] ff.. 1791 Sole Mexican edition of the official account of the funeral and ceremonies on the death of Bishop Felipe Bertran, the Inquisitor General of Spain. WorldCat locates only six U.S. libraries reporting ownership. Original plain wrappers, front one lacking. Light dust-soiling. Very good copy.
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2012-05-23 09:51:13
Mexico: Imp. del Br. Don Joseph Fernandez Jauregui, 1791. 4to (20.5 cm; 8.135"). [9] ff., xlvi, xxvi pp., [2] ff. Sole Mexican edition of the official account of the funeral and ceremonies on the death of Bishop Felipe Bertran, the Inquisitor General of Spain.    WorldCat locates only six U.S. libraries reporting ownership.         Medina, Mexico, 8139; Palau 317550. Original plain wrappers, front one lacking. Light dust-soiling. Very good copy.
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) [US]
2012-05-21 19:33:26
Martens, [Georg Friedrich] von.
Göttingen, Chr. Dieterich, 1791-1828.. Bände I-VII und Supplemente I-X/II in zusammen 18 Bänden. 8vo. VIII, 733; IV, 707; XII, 404; XVI, 640; (2), 288, 133; XVI, 776, (32); XX, 544, (116); CXLVIII, 484; VIII, 576, (38); VIII, 632; IV, 496, (268 davon 2 w.); VIII, 720; XVI, 767; XII, 432, (332 dav. 2 w.); XVI, 666, (24 dav. 2 w.); VIII, 763, (3); VIII, (2), 382; (4), 383-1246 S. Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild und kleinem Bibliotheks-Papierschild, etwas bestoßen, Teile I-VII, Suppl. I-VII und VIII-X jeweils in leicht abweichender Form gebunden, jedoch zusammengehörig; Bezugspapier mit gelegentlichen Schabstellen, diese sorgfältig restauriert; Exlibris.. Erste Ausgabe. Der Hauptteil und die ersten 10 Supplemente eines der Hauptwerke des aus Hamburg stammenden Völkerrechtlers und Diplomaten Martens (1756-1821), der als "Begründer der modernen Völkerrechtswissenschaft" gilt. Der Berichtszeitraum reicht mit dem zehnten Supplement bis 1826 und bietet die Staatsverträge, Proklamationen, Friedensverträge etc. in französischer englischer oder deutscher Sprache. Das vorliegende Werk, "mit dem sich M. den Ruhm eines 'Vaters des positiven Völkerrechts' erwarb, ist seine erstmals 1791-1801 erschienene große Quellenedition 'Recueil des principaux traites d'Alliance [...]", durch zahlreiche Supplemente von ihm selbst bis 1819 [= Suppl. VIII] und dann von verschiedenen Nachfolgern bis 1944 fortgeführt, das unter der Abkürzung 'Recueil Martens' zu weltweitem Ansehen gelangte älteste und umfangreichste Quellenwerk des Völkerrechts." (NDB XVI, 270). Der vorliegende Suppl.-Band IX wurde vo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-05-21 11:51:51
Poli, G. S. and S. Della Chiaje
Parma, Regio, 1791-1795, and Ducali, 1826-1827. Three volumes in three. Folio (ca. 50.5 x 34.6 cm). 680 pp. [(iv), x, 90, 50, 70; 75-264, lxvi; (iii), xxiv, 44, 56, xlviii, iii]. Frontispiece portrait of Poli in volume III; 57 engraved plates [1-18; 19-39; 40-57] in double suite (illustrations in detail and again in outline), the detailed version of plate XL used as frontispiece to volume I., several engraved head and tail pieces. Contemporary near matching brown half calf over tree-calf resembling boards (volume I) and marbled boards (volume II), and burgundy half calf over marbled boards (volume III), each with gilt title on the spine.* One of the rarest and most influential works on malacology including the very rare and usually lacking third volume published 30 years later. "Poli ... is celebrated as the author of a lavishly illustrated, scientifically illuminating and extremely costly work on the molluscs of Sicily which, because it is so rare, is not as widely known as it should be" (Dance, A history of shell collecting). Giuseppe Saverio Poli (1746-1825) was one of the first to describe and illustrate extensively both the mollusc shell and the animal that produced it. He used the Linnaean system to describe the shells but was dissatisfied with the systematics of the living animals. Therefore he introduced a "parallel" system with different, yet also binominal names for the animals. Later, these nominal species were synonymised and nowadays we find that several of Poli's shell names as well as several of his mollusc names are regarded as valid. The parts published … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-05-20 10:28:02
COLLECTIF
Chez Panckoucke, Paris. RO40185881: 1791. In-8. Relié demi-cuir. A restaurer, Plats abîmés, Dos abîmé, Fortes mouillures. 963 pages. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Ouvrage en très mauvais état. Manques importants sur le dos. Plats très abîmés avec manques. Tranche tachée. . . . Classification Dewey : 30-Encyclopédies générales [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2012-05-17 11:18:32
Lackington, James, bookseller
London: printed and sold by the author, 1791. First edition, 8vo, pp. xxxii, 344; engraved portrait (slightly offset onto title-p. ), woodcut of the branch on p. 285; uncut; contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, spine a little perished and with an early leather repair to the joints; a good, sound copy, with the bookplate of Lee Edmonds Grove. Laid in is a letter addressed to Lackington dated Salisbury, Nov. 16, 1804 from John Malham (1747-1821, miscellaneous writer of arithmetics, navigational texts, and religious stories, among others) who was apparently in arrears with Lackington: "The misfortunes into which I have sometimes fallen in the past have been productive of the most serious evils...at present every resource is totally drained, that I have much difficulty from my own bad health and a young sickly family, to subsist from week to week." He tries to persuade Lackington into accepting "at a fair price...any of my publications, as the Arithmetic or the Sermons. I should wish to balance the account in that way to your satisfaction, -being the only means in my power." Malham goes on optimistically: "I should wish to see your catalogue, to look forward to better days, which yet I hope for.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
2012-05-14 19:44:33
Defoe, D.
Amsterdam, J. Allart and D. Vis, 1791. Three parts in three. 8vo (21.0 x 12.4 cm). Engraved frontispiece, one double folded engraved map of the world with both hemispheres and 17 engraved plates. Contemporary uniform half calf over speckled boards. Spines with gilt lines and red morocco shield with gilt title and volume numbers. Good, well-illustrated Dutch translation of the English original from 1790: The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York. With fine, original illustrations by the Dutch painter and engraver Reinier Vinkeles (1741-1816). Volume 3 was published in two parts; in this copy the first part is bound after the second volume and the larger second part separately. Plate II in volume 1 is erroneously numbered "I"; the unnumbered frontispiece is actually the first plate. Old owner's inscription on the front flyleaf or first blank. Boards and spines rubbed with title shields of parts two and three lacking, some light water stains to the inner bottom margin at the end of volumes two and three, and light soiling on a few plates. Inscriptions in an old hand on front flyleaves. In all, a good, complete set. Ullrich II, no. 4. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
2012-05-14 15:34:03
Graz, Selbstverlag und Tröscher, 1791.. 144 S., 6 Bl. HLdr. d. Zt. mit RVerg. und RSchild. Leicht stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. Deutsch;. Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe. Ex. aus der "Tetschner Bibliothek" mit gestemp. Wappen-Exlibris verso Titelbl.
Bookseller: Antiquariat "Kochkunst Bibliothek"
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2012-05-13 17:39:20
VALMONT-BOMARE
. contenant L'Histoire des Animaux, des Végétaux et des Minéraux,et celle des Corps Célestes,des Météores,et des autres principes Phénomènes de la Nature; avec l'Histoire des Trois Règnes et le détail des usages de leurs productions, et une Table concordante des Noms Latins. A Lyon en 1791. 15 volumes in-8 en demi-reliure à coins d'époque, Dos lisse très orné. Frontispice gravé dans le Tome I. TBE. Livres
Bookseller: Librairie Laurencier [Bordeaux, AQUIT, France]
2012-05-09 21:07:33
Inchbald ([Elizabeth])
Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson 1791 - half-titles discarded, ownership inscription of Jane Panton on title-pages, a touch of light soiling and browning, one leaf in vol. i with a small paper flaw to blank margin, one gathering in vol. iii rough at bottom edge (missed by the binder’s knife), pp. [ii], vii, [1], 232; [ii], 255, [1]; [ii], 212; [ii], 157, [1], 8vo, late nineteenth-century half calf, sometime rebacked to style, dark brown morocco lettering pieces, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, slightly rubbed, corners a bit worn, hinges neatly relined, good The second edition, from the same year as the first. Mrs Inchbald (1753-1821) was a moderately successful actor turned highly successful playwright; this was her first of two novels and it incorporates some theatrical conventions. Maria Edgeworth praised it highly, writing to Inchbald that she ‘never read any novel that affected [her] so strongly’.‘A Simple Story explores in much greater psychological depth issues and behavioural patterns that also preoccupied her in her plays . its overall effect is to disturb eighteenth-century complacency about the benevolence of paternal power in a way Inchbald’s drama did not’ (ODNB).ESTC lists this edition in only four UK libraries (BL, Trinity College Dublin, University of Essex, and the Wisbech and Fenland Museum) though there is also a copy in the Bodleian; there are also two holdings in Europe and seven in North America listed. The previous owner Jane Panton was possibly the writer (1847-1923), who published ten novels between 1882 and 19 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA
2012-05-09 09:40:00
SAÑEZ REGUART, Antonio
Madrid, Viuda de Joaquin Ibarra, 1791, 22x31, 442 págs. 60 láminas con grabados al acero con escenas de pesca, utensilios como cañas, anzuelos, redes, etc. Manchita de óxido en esquina inferior derecha y trozo de papel blanco roto en ultima hoja, esquinita inferior derecha de 1 hoja rota, por lo demás ejemplar limpio y con amplios márgenes. Encuadernado en plena piel de época un poco rozada en lomera superior y contratapa. (51798).
Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas [Madrid, Spain]
2012-05-08 22:34:32
"BOSWELL, JAMES."
London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly. 1791. "First edition, first issue with ""gve"" reading in vol. I, 2 volumes, 4to, full contemporary speckled calf, recased and rebacked, gilt lettering direct on spine; light dampstaining to top edge; a good, sound copy, with the Round Robin plate and plate showing facsimile signatures of Johnson, but without the frontispiece portrait. Celebrated for its intimacy and vividness, Boswell's Life of Johnson ""is one of the best books in the world. It is assuredly a great, very great work. Homer is not more decidedly the first of the heroic poets, Shakespeare is not more decidedly the first of the dramatists, Demosthenes is not more decidedly the first of the orators, than Boswell is the first of biographers"" (Macaulay). Grolier, English 100, no. 65; Pottle 79; Rothschild 463."
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