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        Antique Map-INDONESIA-BORNEO-CELEBES-JAVA-TIMOR-SOLOR-BOUTON-Elwe-1792

      - Antique map, titled: 'Partie de la Nouvelle Grande Carte des Indes Orientales, contenant les Isles de Borneo, Iava, Celebes, Mindanao [ ]' - Detailed map of the Indonesian islands Borneo, Celebes, New Guinea and New Britain, as well as part of Java. Some of the smaller islands include Bali, Lombok, Timor and Madura. Three inset maps in the lower edge depict Pulau Sumbawa, the Solor Islands Adonara (here Serbira) and Solor, and Pulau Muna (here Pangesane) and Bouton. Etching/engraving, contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper. Watermark: Elephant Description: One of the four sheets of Elwe's map of South East Asia, based on Jaillot's work, ca. 100 years ealier. Published in Amsterdam.Artists and Engravers: Cartographer: Jan Barend Elwe. Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), an Amsterdam bookseller. Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. A fine copy, with only some slight age-related browning and a few small stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B3-15 The overall size is ca. 26 x 21.8 inch. The image size is ca. 23.5 x 20.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 55.3 cm. The image size is ca. 59.8 x 52.1 cm.

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        A Vindication of the Rights of Woman with Strictures on Moral and Political Subjects

      Philadelphia: William Gibbons, 1792. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. (Published the same year as the British first edition, and preceding the Boston edition, also published the same year.) Contemporary leather with a recent leather spine, lettered and ruled in gilt. Expert paper mends to the title page and first page of dedication. Several, sparing old ink notations to text, ink to paste downs. Moderate foxing, light corner creases and light staining throughout. A famous rebuttal of contemporary conservative thinker Burke, who decried the French Revolution and individual rights. Wollstonecraft asserted that both sexes should have equal access to education, thereby bettering women as citizens of an enlightened republic. Many have viewed the work as proto-feminist, for it anticipates feminism in many ways, even though no such organized movement would exist for decades. Critic and author Katha Pollitt writes in a recent introduction to the book, “Mary Wollstonecraft was not the first writer to call for women to receive a real, challenging education. But she was the first to connect the education of women to the transformation of women’s social position, of relations between the sexes, and even of society itself." As such it represents the peak of radical Enlightenment thought, and a very important step towards universal suffrage.

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        REGLAS DE LOS CINCO ÓRDENES DE ARQUITECTURA DE VIGNOLA.

      Madrid: Imp. De Manuel Gonzalez, .- 1792 - frontis; 3 h., 42 p., ( 44 lám + 21 lám); 11 h con lám; 26 x 19 cm.- Holandesa piel encuadernación particular. Junto a las Reglas está encuadernada la "Colección de Armaduras executadas en varios edificios sumptuosos.", compuesto de láminas. Arquitectura [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the House of Commons on Monday and Tuesday April 18th and 19th 1791 Reported in detail

      [With:] Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave-Trade, in the House of Commons, on Monday the Second of April, 1792. Second edition & first edition. 12mo. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper boards, very worn, joints split. Tear at head of spine. Good only. iv, 133; [iii], [i], 171, 1ads.pp London,

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        Carte de la Perse de l'Armenie de la Natolie & de l'Arabie

      Artist: Elwe Jan Barend d ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: d1792 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Double counterlaid fold left due to the printing; - size (in cm): 48 x 56; - description: Decorative map of Arabia, Persia, Turkey and Armenia with two catouches, showing the emperor and trading ships of the time.; - vita of the artist: Jan Barend Elwe ( 177 - 1815), was a Dutch publisher and book seller who reissued maps by De L Isle and Ottens and some other cartographers in the late 18th century. His famous map "Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en ses Principales Parties" was derived mainly from Sanson?s and Jaillot?s maps of 1656 and 1676. At this time, California was no longer shown as an island, but as a peninsular, and the Great Lakes to the north are enclosed, which was another feature often shown incorrectly on earlier maps of America. This map has been published in 1792 in an Atlas which included 37 other maps of different countries.

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        Reise des jüngern Anacharsis durch Griechenland viertehalbhundert Jahr vor der gewöhnlichen Zeitrechnung. Aus dem Französischen des Hrn. Abbé Barthelemy. Nach der zweiten Ausgabe des Originals übersetzt von Herrn Bibliothekar Biester. SIEBEN (7) Bände.

      Berlin, Lagarde, 17921804 - Zusammen über 2700 Seiten, 34 Tafeln (28 gefaltete Karten, 6 (2 gef.) Tafeln (komplett). Jeweils mit gestochenem Frontispiz (Porträt). Halblederbänd der Zeit Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Deckeln. 21 cm. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar, jeder Band mit mehreren Stempeln und Signaturen. Einbände berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Vorderdeckel jeweils mit Signaturschild und Stempel. Wenige Tafeln im Bug mit kleinem Einriss. Seiten teils leicht stockfleckig. Kaum gebräunt. Sonst gutes Exemplar der Ausgabe in SIEBEN Bänden, KOMPLETT mit allen Karten und Tafeln. - Anacharsis (Anacharsis) ist ein in antiken Schriftquellen erwähnter, legendärer Skythe, der um 600 v. Chr. eine Bildungsreise durch Griechenland unternommen haben soll. Der fiktive Reisebericht, aus antiken Schriftstellern geschöpft, mit Beschreibungen der alten griechischen Zivilisation und Kultur, ist eine umfassende Darstellung des klassischen Griechenlands. Die Kupfer mit Landkarten, Ansichten, Grundrissen von Tempeln und Privathäusern, Plänen von Heiligtümern, Münzdarstellungen. - Jean Jacques Barthélemy,(1716 -1795) studierte in verschiedenen Ordenskollegien, wurde des Jansenismus verdächtigt, beschäftigte sich mit Orientalistik, bis er 1744 im Pariser Münzkabinett eine Stellung erhielt und 1753 dessen Leitung übernahm. In dieser Eigenschaft reiste er 1754 für drei Jahre nach Rom; das archäologisch fundierte Antikeerlebnis fand seinen Niederschlag in "Le voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce" (1788). Er ist der Entdecker des phönizischen Alphabets. 1789 Wahl in die Académie Française. Johann Erich Biester (1749 - 1816 in Berlin) Popularphilosoph, der zusammen mit Friedrich Nicolai und Friedrich Gedike das sogenannte Triumvirat der Berliner Spätaufklärung bildete. Sprache: Deutsch. Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

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        Scotish Poems, reprinted from scarce editions . with three pieces before unpublished. Collected by J. Pinkerton

      1792 - Complete in three volumes. Black half-leather with dark blue marbled boards & endpapers. Leather is cracking to edges & worn at corners. Library sticker to spines, front endpapers, & ink stamp to reverse of title page. Water stain affecting back endpapers & last page of vol. I. Engraved frontis in every volume.

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        1792 PLAYS of William Shakespeare Illustrated Theatre Romeo & Juliet Tempest 8v

      Edinburgh : printed for W Gordon. N. R. Cheyne. I. & I. Fairbairn. & Silvester Doig. Edinburgh. I. Lackington. London. W. Coke. Leith. & W. Anderson. Stirling, MDCCXCII. [1792] - 1792 PLAYS of William Shakespeare Illustrated Theatre Romeo & Juliet Tempest 8v “The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good - in spite of all the people who say he is very good.” – Robert Graves A rare set of the plays of William Shakespeare. This set includes the most famous works of Shakespearean theatre including Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado, and Merry Wives of Windsor. This edition uses the famous George Steevens corrections and edits, as well as those of Samuel Johnson and Edmond Malone. According to Lowndes, “George Steevens editions superseded all previous editions and became the standard for future editors and publishers." This rare 1792, Scottish printed edition is a beautiful edition of Shakespeare featuring engraved title pages in each volume. Item number: #1980 Price: $750 SHAKESPEARE, William. The dramatick works : of William Shakespear printed complete from the best editions of Samuel Johnson George Stevens and E Malone To which is prefixed the life of the author. Edinburgh : printed for W Gordon. N. R. Cheyne. I. & I. Fairbairn. & Silvester Doig. Edinburgh. I. Lackington. London. W. Coke. Leith. & W. Anderson. Stirling, MDCCXCII. [1792] Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 8 volume set • v. 1. The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure For Measure and Comedy of Errors • v. 2. Much Ado About Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost, Midsummer-Night's Dream, Merchant of Venice and As You Like It. • v. 3. Taming of the Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well, What You Will, The Winter's Tale and Macbeth. • v. 4. King John, King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V. • v. 5. Henry VI and King Richard III. • v. 6. King Henry VIII, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra. • v. 7. Timon of Athens, Troilus and Cressida, Titus Andronicus and Cymbelline. • v. 8. King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello. • References: Lowndes 2261 • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Vol. 8 – Binding/Text block broken • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1980 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antique Map-TURKISH EMPIRE-MEDITERRANEAN-Elwe-1792

      - Original decorative large map titled: 'Estats del empire du grand seigneur des Turcs en Europe en Asia en Afrique. Chez Ian Bt. Elwe . 1792.' This map shows the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkish Empire, Arabia, Greece, Italy. Engraved map with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: This original map originates from an Atlas published in 1793 by J.B. Elwe. Artists and Engravers: The author of this atlas is Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), a Amsterdam bookseller. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. II, S. 105, El 2, 2; Tooley's Dict. of Mapmakers. Condition: Fine. General light age related toning, some false fold lines, as visible on scans. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans. Storage location: L9-07a The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 24 x 17.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 61 x 45 cm.

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        Antique Map-AFRICA-Elwe-1792

      - Original decorative large map titled: 'L'Afrique . Chez I. B. Elwe . 1792.' This map shows the African continent. A fine decorative map of Africa, although scarcer it is essentially a re-issue of Jaillot's map of 1674. Engraved map with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: This original map originates from an Atlas published in 1793 by J.B. Elwe. Artists and Engravers: The author of this atlas is Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), a Amsterdam bookseller. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. II, S. 105, El 2, 2; Tooley's Dict. of Mapmakers. Condition: Fine. General light age related toning, some false fold lines, as visible on scans. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans. Storage location: B9-17 The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 23.2 x 18.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 59 x 46 cm.

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        WEBSTER'S CALENDAR: or, The Albany Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord 1793 ; Calculated for latitude 42 : 40 north

      [Albany]: Printed by Charles R. and George Webster, 1792. 1st printing thus (Drake 6006; Evans 24439). Period brown full calf binding. Joints split, with much extremity wear & front board nearly detached. Black leather owner label to front board, "S. A. Coffin." Binding: Fair to Good. Paper age-toned, with tear to bottom edge of title leaf (minor loss); other tears & wear. Occasionally closed trimme at bottom, sometimes affected printed text to a small degree. 11th & 16th leaf with piece missing from edge [text affected]. Closed horizontal tear to A1. A Fair copy.. Unpaginated, though 32 pages. 12mo. OCLC records five holdings: NYHS, AAS, the Library Company, Harvard & the Huntington. A sammelband of 12 almanacks, Tavistock Books' Inventory IDs 44639 - 44648; price is for the entire volume of 12 publications [2 not identified, lacking title leaf].

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        A Journal of Transactions and Events During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador; Containing Many Interesting Particulars, Both of the Country and its Inhabitants, not Hitherto Known

      1792 - First edition. Three volumes bound in one. Engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, and two engraved folding maps on three sheets. Thick quarto. Modern three-quarter red morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Boards lightly soiled. Light toning and foxing, small tear to inner margin of first map.6pp. list of subscribers. Very good. Newark, Printed and sold by Allin and Ridge George Cartwright first visited the Americas in the spring of 1766, when his brother John was first lieutenant of the Guernsey, flagship of Commodore Hugh Palliser. Cartwright sailed with the governor-designate to Newfoundland, where he spent a season cruising along the northeast coast. He returned in the spring of 1768 and took part in an expedition to the interior of Newfoundland to establish friendly relations with the Beothuks at Red Indian Lake. Cartwright's army career was foundering, so he determined to set up as a trader and entrepreneur in Labrador, and in 1770 he went on half pay.Raids by the Americans, competition between the English and French fishermen and between the different English merchant houses, along with the hostility between the natives and Europeans, all made for an unstable business atmosphere during Cartwright's time in Labrador and Newfoundland. None of this was helped by the political problems caused by the rival authorities of Quebec and Newfoundland. The scene of his operations from 1770 to 1786 was the stretch of coastline between Cape Charles, where he occupied Nicholas Darby's old site, and Hamilton Inlet. From the stations he established he engaged with his servants and sharemen in the fisheries for cod, salmon, and seals, and the trade in furs. The present work gives a fascinating insight into the business life of the region.But this work offers much else besides: a detailed record of the seasons with fine meteorological and natural history observations as well as extensive notes on the numerous hunting expeditions that Cartwright undertook. ?The journal is, above all, testimony to a persistent, curious, and resourceful mind. In his relations with the native peoples of Labrador, especially the Inuit, Cartwright displayed an honesty which led to mutual trust. In 1772 he took a family of five Inuit to England, where they created considerable interest, meeting with the King, members of the Royal Society including Joseph Banks, and James Boswell, who reported to a skeptical Samuel Johnson his ability to communicate with them by sign language. What has only recently been properly recognized, however, is the interest of Cartwright not only in the Inuit language and its study, but also in making himself a glossarist of 18th-century Newfoundland English; and he was a close student of and perhaps contributor to the work of such scientific contemporaries as Banks, Thomas Pennant, and Daniel Carl Solander. Of his sole essay as a poet, 'Labrador: a poetical epistle' (composed in 1784 [and bound at the back of the final volume of the present work]), Cartwright himself warned the reader: 'Tho I have often slept whole nights on mountains as high as that of famed Parnassus, yet, never having taken a nap on its sacred summit, it cannot be expected, that I should have awoke a Poet.' Yet less interesting verses have attracted the industrious attention of Canadian literary historians, and among writings from the New World a more singular 18th-century document than the journal itself is hard to find? (DCB).Robert Southey, who met Cartwright in 1791 and read this book in 1793, subsequently wrote that the author ?had strength and perseverance charactered in every muscle. The annals of his campaigns among the foxes and beavers interested me far more than ever did the exploits of Marlbro [sic] or Frederic; besides, I saw plain truth and the heart in Cartwright's book and in what history could I look for this??There is some bibliographical confusion over the collation of the maps, which are after surveys of the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador by [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Recueil de 205 rapports.

      - (1792-1794). 6 volumes in-8, cartonnage orange de l'époque. Quelques rousseurs. Remarquable recueil constitué de façon raisonné à l'époque, composé de 205 rapports, discours, adresses, lettres, pièces, projet, exposé, etc- officiels sur la question militaire en 1792-1793.C'est bien évidemment une question essentielle à cette époque ou il faut à la fois refondre l'armée d'Ancien Régime dans une nouvelle organisation, renouveler ses cadres et mener des guerres tant extérieures qu'intérieures dont dépend la survie de la toute jeune Révolution.Tous les sujets y sont évoqués : organisation, conscription, volontaires nationaux, rapports des Généraux sur leurs missions, rôle des commissaires des guerres, justice militaire, bâtiments de l'armée, armement, solde, transports, marchés, habillement, garde nationale et garde départementale, formation des régiments, législation des différents corps de troupe, sièges, mises en accusation.Tome I :1. Comité militaire. REGLEMENT pour l'ordre du travail et la police intérieure du comité militaire. A Paris, de l'Imprimerie Nationale, brumaire an III, 32 pp.2. LAMARQUE (M.). Adresse de l'Assemblée Nationale aux nouveaux bataillons de volontaires nationaux. Lue au nom de la commission extraordinaire le 18 septembre 1792, l'an 4e de la liberté, le premier de l'égalité. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1792), 4 pp.3. GROUVELLE. Extrait du registre des délibérations du conseil-exécutif-provisoire. Séance du 25 septembre 1792. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1792), 2 pp.4. COUTHON. Adresse de la Convention Nationale à l'armée des Pyrénées Orientales. Séance du 8 nivôse, an deuxième de la République. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 2 pp.5. MONTESQUIOU (Général). Copie d'une lettre au ministre de la guerre, datée de Chambéry le 25 septembre. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d., 7 pp.6. KELLERMANN (Général). Copie de la lettre au citoyen-président de la Convention Nationale. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1792), 3 pp.7. DUMOURIEZ (Général). Discours prononcé à la Convention Nationale. Le 12 octobre 1792. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1792), 4 pp.8. DUMOURIEZ (Général). Lettre au président de la Convention Nationale. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1792), 3 pp.9. DUMOURIEZ. Pièces relatives à la prise de Mons. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1792), 15 pp. Les pp. 13-14 sont mal insérées entre les pp. 4-5.10. DUMOURIEZ (Général). Lettre au citoyen président, renvoyée à la commission des Douze, le 7 janvier 1793, l'an 2 de la République. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 4 pp.11. BEURNONVILLE. Discours prononcé dans la Convention Nationale, le 5 février 1793. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 3 pp.12. BEURNONVILLE. Discours du ministre de la guerre à la Convention Nationale, suivi de celui du citoyen Bertèche et de la réponse du président. Du 6 mars 1793. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 3 pp.13. BEURNONVILLE. Lettre du ministre de la guerre au citoyen président de la Convention Nationale. Du 15 mars 1793. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 3 pp.14. CHENIER (Marie-Joseph). Rapport fait à la Convention Nationale, au nom des comités d'instruction publique et de la guerre. Le 5 mars 1793. Et suivi du décret rendu en conséquence. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 4 pp.15. BOUCHOTTE (J.). Discours du ministre de la guerre, lu le 10 avril 1793 à la Convention Nationale. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 2 pp.16. ADRESSE de la section de la Réunion. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d., 3 pp.17. KELLERMANN (Général). Lettre aux administrateurs de Lyon. Suivie de l'adresse des représentans du peuple, Dubois-Crancé et Gauthier, aux citoyens de cette ville. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. (1793), 6 pp.18. SIEYES (Emmanuel). Rapport du comité de défense générale pour organiser le ministère de la guerre. [Paris], de l'Imprimerie Nationa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Clarissa : or the history of a young lady. Complete in 8 volumes

      London: B. Law and Son, T. Cadell, and more, 1792. First Edition. Bound in near contemporary full tree calf with gilt-blocked leather lable to the spine. Some wear to the spine and panel edges as with age. Remains well-preserved overall; bright, clean and sharp-cornered.. Physical description; 8 volumes. Summary; Pressured by her unscrupulous family to marry a wealthy man she detests, the young Clarissa Harlowe is tricked into fleeing with the witty and debonair Robert Lovelace. He, however, proves himself to be an untrustworthy rake whose vague promises of marriage are accompanied by unwelcome advances. Pressured by her unscrupulous family to marry a wealthy man she detests, the young Clarissa Harlowe is tricked into fleeing with the witty and debonair Robert Lovelace and places herself under his protection. Lovelace, however, proves himself to be an untrustworthy rake whose vague promises of marriage are accompanied by unwelcome and increasingly brutal sexual advances. And yet, Clarissa finds his charm alluring, her scrupulous sense of virtue tinged with unconfessed desire. Told through a complex series of interweaving letters, ""Clarissa"" is a richly ambiguous study of a fatally attracted couple and a work of astonishing power and immediacy. A huge success when it first appeared in 1747, and translated into French and German, it remains one of the greatest of all European novels. Subjects; England — Social life and customs — Fiction. General & literary fiction ; Novels, other prose & writers ; Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries. Fiction / Classics. England - Fiction. Kidnapping - Fiction. Young women - Crimes against - Fiction. Genres; Bibliography. Epistolary fiction. Novel.

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        The English Entomologist, Exhibiting all the Coleopterous Insects found in England;

      1792 1792 - Including upwards of 500 different Species, the Figures of which have never before been given to the Public. The Whole Accurately drawn & Painted after Nature. Arranged and named according to the Linnean system. 1st edition. London: Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History 1792. With copperengraved title-page, 2 uncoloured engraved plates of coins, and 42 engraved plates coloured by hand. Folio. 34 + [4] pp. + plates. Well-preserved copy bound in nice contemporary full leather with coloured label and richly gilt on spine, boards and edges, all edges gilt. Binding signed with label 'Bound by L: Staggemeier and Welcher London.'. Binding weakly marked of use; first leaves with small wormhole in lower margin. * Thomas Martyn was an English zoologist, conchologist and entomologist who developed a talent for coloured depictions of insects and shells; he purchased shells brought back from Cook's third voyage, and produced his splendid 'Universal Conchologist' (1784-87), the greatest of all books on shells. Turning to insects, Martyn produced this work.Nissen 2725. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Picturesque Views on the River Thames, from its Source in Glocestershire, to the Nore; with Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity.

      1792 1792 - 2 vols. London: Egerton 1792. With 2 coloured frontispieces [title-pages] + 2 maps + 52 nice contemporary handcoloured aquatints. XVI + 210 + [2]; VIII + 258 + [4] pp. Some leaves weakly foxing otherwise a clean and well-preserved copy with all edges gilt bound in nice contemporary full green morocco with goldprint on spines. The bindings signed The Hampstead Bindery. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Thomas Mifflin

      July 18, 1792. Partly Printed Manuscript Document Signed,<i><b>"Tho. Mifflin,"</b></i> one page, 9" x 8". [Philadelphia], Pennsylvania, July 18, 1792. To Daniel Brodhead, Esquire, Surveyor-General. Light stain and partial separations at folds, all in blank areas. Fine with a dark signature. <br><br>In part: <i>"Whereas, Charles Carroll (of Carrollton) applied for, and paid into the office of the Receiver General, of the Land-Office, the whole of the purchase money for Nine hundred acres of land within the last purchase made of the Indians, East of the Allegheny river and Conawango creek, at and after the rate of Five Pounds for every hundred acres of the same... The said application and warrant are numbered one thousand five hundred. There are therefore to authorise and require you to survey or cause to be surveyed for the said Charles Carroll the said quantity of acres... ."</i> <br><br>The General Assembly of Pennsylvania used the Purchase of 1784 or "Last Purchase" as an opportunity to implement new land laws. Land located west of the Allegheny River and Conawango Creek was set aside for Depreciation and Donation lands while land east of these rivers was opened to settlement as soon as preemption applications by squatters already living in the area between Lycoming Creek and Pine Creek were settled. Depreciation Land was sold to compensate veterans of the Revolutionary War who had received pay in depreciated currency and Donation Land was provided to officers and veterans of the Pennsylvania Line who served for the duration of the war. After the preemption claims were settled, the initial sale of land in the eastern portion of the Last Purchase took place. <br><br>At his death at 95 in 1832, land purchaser Charles Carroll (of Carrollton) was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Succeeding Benjamin Franklin as President of Pennsylvania in 1788, Thomas Mifflin was the first Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1790-1799. In 1789, Brodhead was appointed Surveyor-General of Pennsylvania and served until resigning in 1800. One year earlier, he married Rebecca Mifflin, the widow of Thomas Mifflin's brother.

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        Antique Map-MOSCOW-RUSSIA-Elwe-1792

      - Original decorative large map titled: 'Partie Meridonale de Moscovie dressee par G. de L'Isle . Chez Ian Barend Elwe .' This map shows the region of Moscow in Russia. Detailed map of Southern Russia and the Ukraine. Engraved map with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: This original map originates from an Atlas published in 1793 by J.B. Elwe. Artists and Engravers: The author of this atlas is Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), a Amsterdam bookseller. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. II, S. 105, El 2, 2; Tooley's Dict. of Mapmakers. Condition: Fine. General light age related toning, some false fold lines, as visible on scans. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans. Storage location: B9-13 The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 21.7 x 16.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 55 x 42 cm.

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        Ensemble de 20 titres de Mirabeau.

      L.d., 1782-1792, - 20 titres en 25 vol. in-8, demi-basane blonde, dos lisses ornés, tranches marbrées (reliure du XIXe). Quelques dos frottés, mais bon exemplaire, bien homogène. Exceptionnelle série, par laquelle un amateur a réuni les principaux textes de Mirabeau le Jeune. Sauf mention contraire à la suite de la liste infra, ils se présentent tous ici en édition originale. Cet ensemble comprend les titres suivants (classés par ordre chronologique de parution) : - Des Lettres de cachet et des prisons d'Etat. Ouvrage posthume, composé en 1778. Hambourg [Neuchâtel, Fauche], 1782, deux volumes de XIV-[2]-367 et 237 pp. Cioranescu, XVIII, 45191. - Conversation du comte de Mirabeau avec Monsieur le Garde-des-Sceaux de France, au sujet de son procès avec Madame son épouse, suivi du testament de M. l'abbé Pommier. Paris, 1784, 39 pp. Cioranescu, 45199. Cette pièce est reliée avec les suivantes : 1. Opinion du comte de Mirabeau, sur le règlement donné par le Roi, pour l'exécution de ses Lettres de convocation aux prochains Etats-Généraux de son comté de Provence. Aix, Gibelin-David & Emeric-David, 1789, 35 pp. 2. Dénonciation de l'agiotage au Roi et à l'Assemblée des Notables. S.l., 1787, VIII-144 pp. Cioranescu, 45212. 3. Correspondance entre M. C*** [Cerrutti] et le comte de Mirabeau, sur l rapport de M. Necker, et sur l'arrêt du Conseil du 29 décembre, qui continue pour six mois, force de monnoie au papier de la Caisse d'Escompte. S.l., 1789, [4]-60 pp. Cioranescu, 45226. 4. Discours et réplique sur les assignats-monnoie. Paris, Lejay, s.d. [1790], 104 pp. Cioranescu, 45177. 5. Discours sur la liquidation de la dette de l'Etat, et l'émission des assignats-monnoie, prononcé à l'Assemblée Nationale, dans la séance du vendredi 27 août 1790. Seconde édition. Paris, Devaux, s.d. [1790], 32 pp. 6. Lettre au comité des Recherches. Paris, Lejay, s.d. [1790], 16 pp. 7. Discours sur la procédure du Châtelet, dans la séance du 2 octobre 1790. Paris, Lejay, 1790, [2]-16 pp. Cioranescu, 45178. - De la Caisse d'Escompte. S.l. [Bouillon], 1785, XVI-227 pp. Cioranescu, 45205. Paru en mai 1785, l'ouvrage dénonce la spéculation sur la Caisse d'Escompte. Reliés à la suite les deux opuscules sur la spéculation : 1. Réponse à l'écrivain des administrateurs de la Compagnie des Eaux de Paris. Bruxelles, 1785, XII-104 pp. Cioranescu, 45207. Paru en décembre 1785, l'opuscule vise violemment Calonne et Beaumarchais. 2. Sur les Actions de la Compagnie des Eaux de Paris. Londres, 1785, [4]-43 pp. Cioranescu, 45206. - De la Banque d'Espagne, dite de Saint-Charles. S.l., 1785, XIV-[2]-144-CLXII pp. Cioranescu, 45203. Paru en juin 1785, ce titre forme la suite naturelle du précédent, dans la mesure où la Caisse d'Escompte était l'un des actionnaires de la Banque Saint-Charles. - Aux Bataves sur le stadhoudérat. S.l., 1788, [2]-148-214 pp. Cioranescu, 45223. Célèbre défense des patriotes hollandais contre les ambitions de Guillaume V d'Orange, rédigée en collaboration avec Marron et Bourges. - Considérations sur l'Ordre de Cincinnatus, ou Imitation d'un pamphlet anglo-américain, suivies de plusieurs pièces relatives à cette institution ; d'une lettre signée du général Washington, accompagnée de remarques par l'auteur françois ; d'une lettre de feu Monsieur Turgot, ministre d'Etat en France, au docteur Price, sur les législations américaines ; & de la traduction d'un pamphlet du docteur Price, intitulé : Observations on the importance of the American revolution, and the means of making it a benefit to the world ; accompagnée de réflexions & de notes du traducteur. Londres, J. Johnson, 1788, XII-403 pp. Cioranescu, 45197 (pour cette édition). Sabin, 49393 (pour l'originale). C'est la troisième édition de cette charge contre l'hérédité, commanditée par Franklin pendant son séjour en France, et qui parut d'abord en 1784. Mirabeau, qui collabora avec Chamfort pour la rédaction de ce texte, dépassa les intentions de Franklin, et en fit une satire contre la noblesse héréditaire. - Histo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        John Hancock

      , December 10, 1792. December 10, 1792. Partly Printed Document Signed “John Hancock” twice IN TYPE as Governor of Massachusetts and signed “John Avery junr Secy” twice IN INK as Secretary of the Commonwealth, one page, 9” x 14.5”. On watermarked laid paper. Seal of Massachusetts affixed in the upper left. Fine condition.In part, “To the Selectmen of the Town of Sherburn in the first District, viz Suffolk, Essex and Middlesex. Greeting. These are in the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to will and require you, in manner as the Law directs for calling Town-Meetings, to cause the freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of Sherburn duly qualified to vote for Representatives to the General Court of this Commonwealth, to assemble on Monday, the fourteenth day of January next, to give in their votes for one Representative that is an inhabitant in either of said counties, to represent the said District, in the Congress of the United States of America, to the Selectmen who shall preside at said meeting…” Signed at the conclusion by Hancock in type and by Avery in ink.Beneath this is a second statement, also signed at the conclusion by Hancock in type and by Avery in ink. In part, “These certify, that the returns from the several towns, within the first District, viz- Suffolk, Essex, and Middlesex, respecting the choice of Representative to represent the People thereof, in the Congress of the United States, have been examined … by which it appears, that the following persons were voted for in the returns from the said District, in which no person has been chosen…”Thirty-three names are listed, with the votes each received. John Coffin Jones, Esq. had the most votes (814). Four were tied for least (1) including Cotton Tufts, uncle of Abigail Adams. Others listed include Elbridge Gerry (93 votes), William Heath (533), Fisher Ames (8), Benjamin Godhue (2), and Samuel Dexter, Jr. (95).

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        THE HISTORY OF THE COMMON LAW, by Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England in the Reign of Charles the Second

      Dublin: James Moore, 1792. Fourth corrected edition. Octavo rebound in 1/2 dark brown calf and cloth hardcovers with six-band embossed spine; VG; end pages and title page slightly stained and foxed; paper age-toned; text clean in tight print; pp. 304; includes an "Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law" in its fourth edition (pp. 114); introduction with biography has minor marginalia; shelved in Case # 10. Dupont.

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        John Hancock

      December 10, 1792. Partly Printed Document Signed <I>“John Hancock”</I> twice IN TYPE as Governor of Massachusetts and signed <I>“John Avery junr Secy”</I> twice IN INK as Secretary of the Commonwealth, one page, 9” x 14.5”. On watermarked laid paper. Seal of Massachusetts affixed in the upper left. Fine condition.<br /><br />In part, <I>“To the Selectmen of the Town of Sherburn in the first District, viz Suffolk, Essex and Middlesex. Greeting. These are in the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to will and require you, in manner as the Law directs for calling Town-Meetings, to cause the freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of Sherburn duly qualified to vote for Representatives to the General Court of this Commonwealth, to assemble on Monday, the fourteenth day of January next, to give in their votes for one Representative that is an inhabitant in either of said counties, to represent the said District, in the Congress of the United States of America, to the Selectmen who shall preside at said meeting…”</I> Signed at the conclusion by Hancock in type and by Avery in ink.<br /><br />Beneath this is a second statement, also signed at the conclusion by Hancock in type and by Avery in ink. In part, <I>“These certify, that the returns from the several towns, within the first District, viz- Suffolk, Essex, and Middlesex, respecting the choice of Representative to represent the People thereof, in the Congress of the United States, have been examined … by which it appears, that the following persons were voted for in the returns from the said District, in which no person has been chosen…”</I><br /><br />Thirty-three names are listed, with the votes each received. John Coffin Jones, Esq. had the most votes (814). Four were tied for least (1) including Cotton Tufts, uncle of Abigail Adams. Others listed include Elbridge Gerry (93 votes), William Heath (533), Fisher Ames (8), Benjamin Godhue (2), and Samuel Dexter, Jr. (95). <br />

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        Josiah Bartlett

      December 17, 1792. Broadside: State of New-Hampshire, In the House of Representatives, December the 11th, A.D. 1792, one page, 12" x 14.5", signed in print by Josiah Bartlett, as President (chief executive) of the state, being a true copy of an inventory of real estate, horses, acres of arable land, number of cows, horses, cattle, yearly rent on mills etc. Fold splits repaired on the verso. Very good.

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        The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid down than has hitherto been done [etc.]

      The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes, divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the subscribers list; the Taussig copy. Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1792.

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        Thomas Mifflin

      July 18, 1792. Partly Printed Manuscript Document Signed,"Tho. Mifflin," one page, 9" x 8". [Philadelphia], Pennsylvania, July 18, 1792. To Daniel Brodhead, Esquire, Surveyor-General. Light stain and partial separations at folds, all in blank areas. Fine with a dark signature. In part: "Whereas, Charles Carroll (of Carrollton) applied for, and paid into the office of the Receiver General, of the Land-Office, the whole of the purchase money for Nine hundred acres of land within the last purchase made of the Indians, East of the Allegheny river and Conawango creek, at and after the rate of Five Pounds for every hundred acres of the same... The said application and warrant are numbered one thousand five hundred. There are therefore to authorise and require you to survey or cause to be surveyed for the said Charles Carroll the said quantity of acres... ." The General Assembly of Pennsylvania used the Purchase of 1784 or "Last Purchase" as an opportunity to implement new land laws. Land located west of the Allegheny River and Conawango Creek was set aside for Depreciation and Donation lands while land east of these rivers was opened to settlement as soon as preemption applications by squatters already living in the area between Lycoming Creek and Pine Creek were settled. Depreciation Land was sold to compensate veterans of the Revolutionary War who had received pay in depreciated currency and Donation Land was provided to officers and veterans of the Pennsylvania Line who served for the duration of the war. After the preemption claims were settled, the initial sale of land in the eastern portion of the Last Purchase took place. At his death at 95 in 1832, land purchaser Charles Carroll (of Carrollton) was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Succeeding Benjamin Franklin as President of Pennsylvania in 1788, Thomas Mifflin was the first Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1790-1799. In 1789, Brodhead was appointed Surveyor-General of Pennsylvania and served until resigning in 1800. One year earlier, he married Rebecca Mifflin, the widow of Thomas Mifflin's brother.

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        The Life of Joseph Balsamo, Commonly Called Count [Alessandro di] Cagliostro: Containing the Singular and uncommon Adventures of that extraordinary Personage . . . To Which Are Added, The Particulars of his Trial before the Inquisition [etc.]

      The principal contemporary account (and sole Irish edition) of the Italian adventurer widely featured in literature (Dumas, Goethe, and Tolstoy, among many others), music, film, and television, ultimately tried as a Freemason and sentenced to death. Contemporary sprinkled calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, quite rubbed, else clean and well preserved; eight copies in ESTC. Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne [and six others], Dublin, 1792.

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        The Barrister or Strictures on the Education Proper for the Bar

      Dublin: Lynch, McAllister et al, 1792. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. Slightly shaken and requires rebinding as lacks backstrip but we can rebind with a cloth spine if requested. Extremely rare 1st edn, much wear of marble papers and leather but internally rather clean, f/o name on tp crossed out in ink, xix + 252pps, general browning of pages, some foxing, a few marks. Perfect gift for lawyer with historical interest in the 18th c. guidance, duties and etiquette of his profession. Small 8vo.

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        Het Graf, in vier zangen.

      Amsterdam, Johannes Allart 1792 - (XIV) 105 (2) p. Origineel Gekartonneerd, 8° (Boekblok plaatselijk licht gebruind, de rug is gedeeltelijk gerestaureerd, mist de franse titelpagina. Bijzondere uitgave van dit leerdicht door Rhijnvis Feith, 1753-1824. Het werk is doorschoten met 9 extra ingevoegde bladen met op 8 daarvan oude aantekeningen over de kop- en sluitvignetten waarmee het werk is geïllustreerd en op 1 daarvan een aquarel van 'Sophronia' door de schilder en toneelspeler Johannes Jelgerhuis, 1770-1836.)

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        WEBSTER'S CALENDAR: or, The Albany Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord 1793.; Calculated for latitude 42 : 40 north

      [Albany]: Printed by Charles R. and George Webster, 1792. 1st printing thus (Drake 6006; Evans 24439). Period brown full calf binding. Joints split, with much extremity wear & front board nearly detached. Black leather owner label to front board, "S. A. Coffin." Binding: Fair to Good. Paper age-toned, with tear to bottom edge of title leaf (minor loss); other tears & wear. Occasionally closed trimme at bottom, sometimes affected printed text to a small degree. 11th & 16th leaf with piece missing from edge [text affected]. Closed horizontal tear to A1. A Fair copy.. Unpaginated, though 32 pages. 12mo. OCLC records five holdings: NYHS, AAS, the Library Company, Harvard & the Huntington.&#11;&#11;A sammelband of 12 almanacks, Tavistock Books' Inventory IDs 44639 - 44648; price is for the entire volume of 12 publications [2 not identified, lacking title leaf].

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        Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark.

      T. Cadell, London. 1792 - Fourth edition. Octavo. Five volumes: pp xvi, 455; viii, 536; vi, 524; vi, 429; x, 360, [66] (index), [1] errata. Illustrated with charts, maps and engravings. Nineteenth-century binding of three-quarter green morocco with raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers. Top edges gilt. William Coxe (1748-1828) was an English historian and clergyman who served as a travelling companion and tutor to nobility from 1771 to 1786.Spines a little rubbed at heads and tails. Very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Book-HISTORY-Kabinet van Nederlandsche en Kleefsche Oudheden-1792

      - History Author: Brouerius van Nidek, Matthaeus Title: Kabinet van Nederlandsche en Kleefsche oudhedenImpressum: Amsterdam: J.A. Crajenschot, 1792-1803. 3rd. edition.Subject(s): TOPOGRAPHY, HISTORYDimensions ca. 13.5 x 22.5 cm. (ca. 5.3 x 8.9 inch). 8vo.Collation: xvi, 418, [xii]; viii, 382, [xvi]; vi, 428, [xiv]; vi, 464, [xii]; vi, 328, [viii]; [iv], 361, [ix]; [iv], 336, [viii]; [iv], 374, [x] pp.With 151 engraved plates, each but two with two images to the plate. Also with a frontispiece with portraits of the four authors/artists who worked on this edition. After: Rademaker, A.The first edition of this book was published in 1725, in two parts with the same 300 engravings. Isaak Le Long wrote the text of volume 3-8. Volumes 1-6 were edited, updated and expanded by J.H. Reisig, while A.B. Strabbe edited volumes 7 & 8. Bibliography: Bodel Nijenhuis 95; Haitsma Mulier/Van der Lem 309.This important topographical work was, in 1725, one of the first works with views of large portions of the Netherlands. As such it gained great popularity, and was reprinted multiple times. The copy presently on offer is complete and a nice set.8 volumes uniformt contemporary half calf with speckled boards, an oval morocco volume ticket, and a gilt-lettered title ticket to the spine, gilt ruling to the spine.Cover condition: Generally very good, board edges and corners a little bumped and rubbed, sometimes lightly worn, hinges attached but cracked.Inside condition: Very good: a little foxing and other age-related toning throughout, sometimes also on the plates. Front inner hinge of volume 1 broken, rear inner hinge weak and starting. The plates of volume 7 browned. Storage location: TPC Box5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Map-SOUTH AFRICA-TANZANIA-MADAGASCAR-Elwe-1792

      - Original decorative large map titled: 'Carte de l'Afrique meridionale ou pays entre la ligne et le cap de Bonne Esperance et l'isle de Madagascar. Chez Ian Barend Elwe . 1792.' This map shows the south of Africa, with South Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Botswana, Congo, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Gabon, Uganda and KenyaThis map has inserts of Cap de Bonne Esperance (Cape of Good Hope), Cape Town, Table Mountain. Engraved map with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: This original map originates from an Atlas published in 1793 by J.B. Elwe. Artists and Engravers: The author of this atlas is Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), a Amsterdam bookseller. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. II, S. 105, El 2, 2; Tooley's Dict. of Mapmakers. Condition: Fine. General light age related toning, some false fold lines, as visible on scans. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans. Storage location: B9-20 The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 22.8 x 20.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 58 x 51 cm.

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        Antique Print-ASIA-CHINA-RUSSIA-INDONESIA-INDIA-Elwe-c. 1792

      - Antique print, titled: 'L' Asie Divisee en ses Empires, Royaumes, et Etats' - Attractive, large map of Asia including all of Southeast Asia. The cartography is archaic for the period with the continental outline following the Sanson-Jaillot model. Shows cities, towns, rivers, mountain ranges etc. Covers the area from the East African coast to New Guinea and from the Artic to Northern Australia. The island of Hokkaido is attached to the mainland as part of the Yupi peninsula and Korea is a long skinny peninsula. The decorative title and distance scale cartouches are also very similar to Jaillot's map of 1692. Etching / engraving with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Jan Barend Elwe' after an anonymous artist. Amsterdam bookseller and publisher J.B. (Jan Barend) Elwe (1785-1809). Condition: Good, given age. Edges on verso with remnants of tape from former framing. Light scattered foxing. Damp stain lower right corner. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B7-10 The overall size is ca. 25.4 x 20.7 inch. The image size is ca. 23 x 18.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 64.5 x 52.5 cm. The image size is ca. 58.4 x 46.7 cm.

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        The Reception of the Diplomatique & his Suite, at the Court of Pekin

      1792 - Etching and engraving with the publisher's original colour, measuring 328 by 404 mm. Trimmed to within millimetres of the plate-mark.Verso bears a few small pieces of another sheet to which the print was once mounted. Slightly browned, one small closed tear, very good otherwise with excellent colour. London, H. Humphrey, A wonderfully detailed and inventive lampooning of the first British diplomatic mission to China, depicting the reception of Macartney and his delegation by the Qianlong Emperor on the 14th of September 1793. Published exactly a year before the actual event, and a few weeks before the delegation left Portsmouth, Gillray?s print contrasts the melodramatic, gift-laden entrance of the British diplomats with a decidedly unimpressed Chinese audience. In doing so, it cannily foretells the lack of cultural understanding which hamstrung Macartney?s efforts. It even predicts his refusal to kowtow at the ceremony ? he chose to kneel instead ? a decision that was falsely believed to have been the primary cause for the Emperor?s rebuttal of the British requests. Gillray wastes no opportunity in adding cutting contemporary references to his picture; making great use of the myriad gifts presented by the Embassy to symbolically doom the endeavour. A particularly interesting barb lies in the folio of prints from Boydell?s Shakespeare Gallery, a grand publishing enterprise which ended in expensive failure (Gillray, annoyed at not being invited to contribute to Boydell?s folio, took an earlier stab at the project in a 1789 print, Shakespeare Sacrificed).

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        Antique Master Print-HUNTER-HORSE-HARE-SPORTSMAN-RETURN-Morland-Ward-1792

      - Plate: The Sportsman's Return. It shows a hunter showing off the hare he has just shot. Another man is tying up his horse outside the country ale-house. Rare. Original hand coloured mezzotint engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: Published in London by Thomas Macklin, 1792.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by William Ward (English engraver, 1776-1826) after George Morland. George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes. Condition: Very good, given age. Trimmed almost to the platemark, top edge reinforced, small repairs to the margins, a small corner paper loss. General age-related toning, please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-P1-14 The overall size is ca. 25 x 19.5 inch. The image size is ca. 23.8 x 18.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 63.5 x 49.5 cm. The image size is ca. 60.5 x 46 cm.

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        Antique Master Print-GENTLEMAN-RECEIVE-LETTER-WIFE-Stothard-Joseph Strutt-1792

      - Original master print, showing: a gentleman being given a letter by his wife, while in the background three children are lounging. Stipple engraving, on a verge type handlaid watermarked paper. Dark sepia inking. Description: Original antique master print published by J. Thane, in 1792. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Strutt after a painting by Stothard. Thomas Stothard (1755-1834) was a British painter, illustrator and engraver. Joseph Strutt (1749-1802) was an English engraver, artist, antiquary and writer. He is mostly known for his work on historic costume, but was also a gifted (stipple-) engraver. Condition: Very good, given age. A crease along all edges from framing. The same part of the sheet discoloured. General age-related toning and/or occasional light soiling from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-B2-08 The overall size is ca. 17.9 x 15.7 inch. The image size is ca. 14 x 13 inch. The overall size is ca. 45.5 x 40 cm. The image size is ca. 35.5 x 33 cm.

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        The Law of Damages. Dublin, 1792

      1792. An Early English Treatise on the Law of Damages Sayer, Joseph. The Law of Damages. Dublin: Printed by J. Moore, 1792. xiv, 248 pp. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets and early hand-lettered title to spine. Rubbed with waer to spine ends, corners bumped, joints and hinges starting. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, later annotation and owner signature to front free endpaper. $500. * Only Dublin edition, a reissue the only London edition, 1770. Arranged in 36 concise chapters, this pioneering treatise outlines the law of damages as it stood in the late eighteenth century. Holdsworth notes that principles are "clearly stated." He also notes that the information is "rather meagre" due to the undeveloped state of the subject in Sayer's day. Holdsworth, A History of English Law XII:394. English Short-Title Catalogue N10252.

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        The African Slave Trade: or a Short View of the Evidence, Relative to that Subject, Produced Before the House of Commons, Interspersed with Such Remarks as Naturally Flowed from It. All Meant to Evince the Sound Policy and Moral Obligation of its Immediate and Entire Abolition: As Also, of Adopting Such Measures as May Ascertain Liberty to the Present Slaves in Due Time

      Edinburgh: J. Guthrie, 1792. First edition. Engraved frontispiece by McIntyre. [ii], 206 pp. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, rebacked, black morocco spine label. Covers worn through to boards, rear endpaper inserted at front and new rear endpaper supplied, contents heavily worn and stained, margin notes in pencil and purple pencil throughout, early pencil signature ("James Stevens"?) to front pastedown. First edition. Engraved frontispiece by McIntyre. [ii], 206 pp. 8vo. First edition of this scarce abolitionist work by the Scottish poet and minister Niel Douglas (1750-1823). "Under the pseudonym of Britannicus, Douglas next published A Monitory Address to Great Britain in 1792, lamenting the degeneracy of the times and calling upon the king to abolish the anti-Christian practices of the slave trade, duelling, and church patronage. That same year he published The African Slave Trade, and the year after, Thoughts on Modern Politics, also concerned with the slave trade" (ODNB). The imminent publication of Douglas's "Monitory Address" is announced on the Advertisement leaf. Douglas bases his argument for abolition in Christian theology, while contesting the apparent acceptance of slavery in the Old Testament. He grounds the work with a detailed account of the slave trade, its workings and markets, and the horrific physical and mental sufferings inflicted on slaves. A scarce work; ESTC locates just 9 copies. ESTC T87555; Goldsmiths' 15381

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        L'Italie

      Amsterdam 1792 - Grande carta geografica d'Italia, che si estende a parte della Francia e dei Balcani. Il lavoro è basato sulla geografia di De L'Isle e sulle osservazioni dell'astronomo Riccioli. La mappa è dettagliata e presenta un decorativo cartiglio per il titolo. Incisione in rame in perfette condizioni- A fine large map of all of Italy, including Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica, the surrounding parts of France and the Balkans. It is based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle and the observations of the astronomer Riccioli. The map is filled with detail and decorated with an ornate title cartouche. Copper engraving in good conditions. Dimensioni 570 480mm

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        Travels through Arabia,and other Countries in the East

      1792 - First English edition. 3 large folding maps and 10 plates. 8vo. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked, old spines laid down, red morocco labels, gilt. xx, 454, [1]; xii, 439pp. Edinburgh: Pr. for R. Morison and Son, The best eighteenth century topographical account of Arabia, with a description of the Yemen which has probably never been surpassed. Niebuhr was the surveyor and sole survivor of a party of five specialists despatched by King Frederick V of Denmark. They visited Sinai, then moved South to Mokha, and thence by ship to Bombay from where Niebuhr travelled alone to Muscat, Shiraz, Persepolis, Baghdad and Aleppo. The large folding maps are entitled Map of the greater part of the Prov.ce of Yemen., Chart of the Persian Gulf, The Red Sea, or Arabic Gulf. The plates are mainly portraits: Dress of the women in the back parts of Yemen, Dancing girls in Egypt, Procession at an Egyptian marriage, Mount Sinai & the Convent of St. Catherine, Scene in the wilderness, or the way to Mount Sinai, Prospect among the coffee mountains of Yemen; Landscape in Arabia Petrea, An Arab on horseback, An Arabian in the dress worn by men of fashion in Yemen, A woman selling bread. The text is divided into the different sections of the journey as follows: Voyage from Copenhagen to Alexandria, Of Egypt in general, Of the Government, Arts and Trade of Egypt, Of the Manners of the Oriental in general and particularly of the Eyptians, Egyptian Antiquities, Journey from Cairo to Suez and Mount Sinai, Route from Loheia to Beit el Gakih, Excursions through the Country about Beit el Fakih, Journey through the Mountaneous Part of Yemen, Journey from Beit el Fakih to Mokha, Journey from Mokha to Taoes, Journey to Sana, Our stay at Sana, in the Iman's Court, Our return from Sana to Mokha; Of Arabia in general, Of the Province of Hedjas, Of Yemen in General, Of the dominions of the Imam of Sana, Of the province of Hadramaut, Of the province of Oman (pp. 113-123), Of the provinces of Lachsa and Nedsjed, Of the independent Arabian states upon the sea-coast of Persia, Of the Bedouins, or wandering Arabs, Of the religion and character of the Arabs, Of the manners and usages of the Arabians, Of the language and sciences of the Arabians, Agriculture of the Arabians, Natural history of Arabia, Voyage from Mokha to Bombay, Voyage to Surat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE WHOLE GENUINE AND COMPLETE WORKS OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS THE LEARNED AND AUTHENTIC JEWISH HISTORIAN AND CELEBRATED WARRIOR. ALSO A CONTINUATION OF THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS FROM JOSEPHUS DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME, INCLUDING A PERIOD OF MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED YEARS BY GEORGE HENRY MAYNARD. ILLUSTRATED WITH MARGINAL REFERENCES AND NOTES BY THE REV. EDWARD KIMPTON

      New York: William Durrell, 1792. First edition;. Elephant folio in dark brown leather with rebound eight-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; strong binding; heavy foxing and age-toning with off-setting on back of illustrations, none detrimental to text; pp. 721; shelved in Case # 4; due to size and weight of item, please contact us for shipping costs; DK consignment. Dupont.

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        Principles of Moral and Political Science; Being chiefly a Retrospect of Lectures delivered in the College of Edinburgh.

      Edinburgh & London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell, and W. Creech,, 1792. 2 volumes, quarto (260 x 208 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines ruled gilt, red morocco labels, sprinkled edges. Ownership inscription "Henry Hunter Jun" of the Inner Temple to each front free endpaper, Italian bookseller's ticket to front pastedowns. Joints and corners skilfully restored, some surface wear to boards; occasional light spotting and the odd side-rule in pencil; a very good copy. First edition, "an expansion of a sketchy earlier version that Ferguson had published as Institutes of moral philosophy" (Chuo). In 1764, Ferguson took up the Chair of Ethics and pneumatical Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, having previously held the Chair of Natural Philosophy (from 1759). A short conspectus of his lectures was published in 1761, and the Institutes in 1769. The lectures were very popular not only with students but with members of the Edinburgh intelligentsia. It was also one of about a dozen books by Scottish authors (of a total of 550) that James Madison selected for importation into America in 1782 for the library of the U.S. Congress. The present work represents Ferguson's mature reworking of his lectures, prepared following his retirement.

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        Accounts and Papers relating to Convicts on board the Hulks, and those transported to New South Wales

      London: Ordered to be printed, 1792. In fine original condition within its binding, with original stitch holes visible at the inner margins.. Foolscap folio, 110 pp., the last a docket title; a large copy with wide margins, edges uncut; a good old binding of half dark calf; quarter dark blue morocco box. One of the rarest of all First Fleet books: this was the last major publication relating to Phillip, a long and substantial parliamentary paper dating from March 1792. The collector Davidson called this work a "great rarity" and commented that a "great deal of information is not available elsewhere, and this is one of the most important of all the primary sources...". Endlessly interesting, the report prints all manner of material relating to New South Wales and transportation. It begins with comment on the skyrocketing costs associated with the Thames hulks, including the government contracts with owners Duncan Campbell and James Bradley, details of the numbers of convicts and the work being done by them under supervision.The second major section of the book (pp. 17-28) prints letters from Phillip dated between 16 June and 29 August 1790. Excerpts from six of his letters are included, one to Nepean and the others to Grenville, on subjects such as the tragic loss of the Guardian, appealing for settlers, or discussing Norfolk Island. Phillip pays particular notice to the Hawkesbury, which will "offer some desirable situations". This section also includes a letter from Major Ross.Too much focus on Phillip, however, might distract from the great mass of other material included here, which gives a remarkably full overview of what was being planned in both Sydney and London. There are reports on conditions on board convict vessels Pitt, Kitty, Neptune, Scarborough, Surprize, and Atlantic, letters from surgeons, reports from agents, substantial epistles from senior government officials to Phillip and King (including one rather moving one from Dundas about the loss of the Guardian and how much that "unfortunate Disaster" must have affected the colony, a letter which also includes Dundas' barely restrained anger about conditions on board the Second Fleet), great lists of items requested by Phillip and now being sent (including almost 10,000 gallons of rum and 33,367 needles), a fascinating letter from King to Evan Nepean regarding the purchase of live stock at the Cape of Good Hope in July 1791 (including 62 sheep and 200 fruit trees), and much else besides. Of signal interest is the five-page "Remarks and Statement of the Proceedings of Donald Trail, Master of the Neptune, during his Passage to Port Jackson" (pp.73-77), one of the earliest major published narratives of life on board a convict vessel. The Neptune was one of the horror ships of the Second Fleet, and Trail's report certainly makes for grim reading, with reports of malignant fevers and numberless deaths: "The Convicts that died in Stoke's Bay", he writes at one point, "were always sunk with Ballast brought from the Shore, except One Day, when it blew too hard to send a Boat from the Ship, and then the Body was sunk with Coals."

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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