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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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        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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        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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        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."

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        2 Antique Map-SWEDEN-NORWAY-FINLAND-Elwe-1792

      - 2 Original decorative large maps together making one large map titled: 'Carte des Courones du Nord . Prince Charles XII, roy de Suede . grand duc de Finlande . Guillaune de L'Isle . Chez Ian Bt. Elwe . MDCCXCII.' This map shows the north and south of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Russia. Maps could be pasted together. Engraved maps with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: These original maps originate 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. Size indicated is approx size of maps when pasted. Storage location: B9-12 The overall size is ca. 36.2 x 40.6 inch. The image size is ca. 23.8 x 17.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 92 x 103 cm. The image size is ca. 60.5 x 44.5 cm.

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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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        The Antiquities, Natural History, Ruins and Other Curiosities of Egypt, Nubia and Thebes.

      London: Printed for Edward Jeffreys, 1792. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Large Folio. Large folio (430 x 266 mm). Engraved portrait of the author by Martin Teuscher, letterpress title leaf, engraved allegorical scene bound after title, and 159 engraved copper plates (numbered I-CLIX) on 157 sheets, plus five unnumbered engraved plates bound at intervals (making 164 total half-sheet copper plates), mostly with explanatory text. A six leaves content list in neat contemporary manuscript bound at front. Contemporary mottle calf, later rebacked in brown leather with old rebacking and original spine leather with gilt-lettered morocco label preserved (wear and some chipping to extremities and foot of spine), marbled endpapers. Very little browning and minor occasional spotting of plates. Provenance: Joseph Hardcastle (1752-1819), founder of The Missionary Society of London (armorial bookplate to rear pastedown). A near fine copy. ----FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE (first 1780). A reprint without letterpress of Norden's Travels in Egypt and Nubia of 1757. "Norden was a captain in the Danish Navy and had studied drawing and engraving as part of his duties. He had spent nearly three years in Italy studying art when Christian VI of Denmark ordered him to go to Egypt in 1737 on an exploratory mission where he made drawings on the spot. He spent about a year in Egypt and was the first European to penetrate as far as Derr in Nubia and to publish descriptions of any Nubian temples. This... was the earliest attempt at an elaborate description of Egypt, and its plates are the most significant previous to those by Denon." (Blackmer 1211). - Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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        Antique Map-SOUTH AMERICA-BRAZIL-CHILE-MEXICO-Elwe-1792

      - Original decorative large map titled: 'l'Amerique meridionale . Che's Ian Barend Elwe . MDCCXCII.' This map shows South America, with Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, Venezuela, Guiana, Guyana, and Surinam. 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. Small rust hole near equator right. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans. Storage location: B9-24 The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 23.8 x 18.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 60.5 x 46.5 cm.

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        Antique Map-NETHERLANDS-BELGIUM-LUXEMBOURG-Elwe-1792

      - Original decorative large map titled: 'Les dix-sept provinces des Pays-Bas, suivant qu' elles sont possedees pas l'Empereur, le roy de France . Chez Ian Bt. Elwe . 1792.' This map shows The Netherlands and the 17 provinces it then consisted of, comprising present day Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. 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: L9-05 The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 23.2 x 19.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 59 x 49.5 cm.

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        De sortilegio et magia. Liber singularis.Venetiis, excudebant Fratres Coletii , 1792.

      Venetiis, excudebant Fratres Coletii 1792 - Cm. 22,5, pp. (2) 44. Ottima leg. coeva in piena perg. rigida con titoli in oro al dorso e tagli spruzzati. Antico timbretto di biblioteca privata. Bell'esemplare. Filippo Maria Renazzi (1747-1808), celebre penalista romano, raggiunse grande fama tanto che la sua dottrina circolò fra Italia e Francia con un'autorevolezza che gli garantì una circolazione inferiore a quella del solo Beccaria. In quest'opera l'A. ragiona sopra i casi di sortilegio e magia: etimologia, significato, diverse fattispecie, disciplina forense e pene. Rara edizione originale. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RESOLVE FOR DISTRICTING THE COMMONWEALTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHOOSING FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVES...JUNE 30, 1792. [bound with:] RESOLVE FOR DISTRICTING THE COMMONWEALTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHOOSING ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT...JUNE 29, 1792

      [Boston, 1792. 12pp. Dbd. Early ink inscription on title-leaf. Very good. A rare pair of handbills; together, the NUC and OCLC locate only five copies of the two resolutions bound together with continuous pagination, as here. The document deals with the knotty question of creating districts for representatives. In the next few years Elbridge Gerry would give birth to the phrase, "Gerrymandering," with his odd Massachusetts districts; more recent politicians have continued this fine art. EVANS 24525, 24526. SABIN 46093.

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        RESOLVE FOR DISTRICTING THE COMMONWEALTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHOOSING FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVES.JUNE 30, 1792. [bound with:] RESOLVE FOR DISTRICTING THE COMMONWEALTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHOOSING ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE- PRESIDENT.JUNE 29, 1792.

      [Boston. ]. 1792 - 12pp. Dbd. Early ink inscription on title-leaf. Very good. A rare pair of handbills; together, the NUC and OCLC locate only five copies of the two resolutions bound together with continuous pagination, as here. The document deals with the knotty question of creating districts for representatives. In the next few years Elbridge Gerry would give birth to the phrase, "Gerrymandering," with his odd Massachusetts districts; more recent politicians have continued this fine art. EVANS 24525, 24526. SABIN 46093.

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        Della ricchezza nazionale.In Napoli, per Vincenzo Flauto, a spese di Michele Stasi , 1792.

      In Napoli, per Vincenzo Flauto, a spese di Michele Stasi 1792 - Cm. 18, pp. (2) 215 (1) [manca l'errata, applicata fuori quaderno, come si riscontra in altri esemplari]. Perfetta legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle; dorso a 4 nervi con titoli in oro. Sguardie e piatti in carta marmorizzata. Strappetto (non lesivo senza perdita di carta) anticamente restaurato al frontespizio. Lievi e naturali fioriture. Esemplare ben conservato. Giuseppe Palmieri (1721-1793), illuminista nativo di Martignano in provincia di Lecce, fu economista di spicco nell'ambito del regno di Napoli. è noto soprattutto per aver dato l'avvio all'abbattimento del fatiscente sistema feudale del regno; fu quindi promotore delle leggi annonarie per le scorte di cereali e delle altre derrate alimentari e di riforme di codici e di istituti. Questo interessantissimo saggio di economia politica, scritto un anno prima della morte, ben esemplifica l'evoluzione dottrinale di Palmieri che dalla dottrina economica degli anni giovanili giunse a formulare saggi che delineavano una vera e propria politica economica. Il testo, intensamente profetico e attuale, descrive nei minimi dettagli le patologie del sistema politico, sociale ed economico del regno di Napoli, offrendo al lettore puntuali proposte di riforma. Il nome dell'A. si ricava da Kress B. 2375 e dalla riedizione dell'opera in Scrittori classici italiani di economia politica. Rarissima edizione originale. Cfr. Iccu; Einaudi, 4270. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung der Ebene von Troja mit einer auf der Stelle aufgenommenen Charte.

      Weidmann, Leipzig 1792 - Mit Anmerkungen und Erläuterungen v. Andreas Dalzel. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Vorrede, Anmerkungen und Zusätzen des Herrn Hofrath Heyne begleitet. XXXIV, 1 Bl. 284 S., 1 Bl. Mit 4 (mehrf. gef.) Kupferstichkarten von Frenzel. Pbd. d. Zt.  Vollständig mit allen 4 Karten und in diesem Zustand selten. Nicht bei Fromm (Hier nur die Erfurter Ausgabe von 1800). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Reception of the Diplomatique and his Suite at the Court of Pekin

      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,

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        A Treatise on convictions on penal statutes

      First London edition. 8vo, [8], 211, [11] pp. Later 19th-century calf-backed marbled-boards (scuffed).London: Printed for E. and R. Brooke,

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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 - 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. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Sammelband of six works by Paine, including a printing of Common Sense]

      Dublin, 1792. Six volumes in one, 8vo. Collations as below. Contemporary calf, very worn. Housed in a cloth box.Provenance: Richard Burke, Gurteen Lodge (early Irish owner's inscription)Sammelband of Thomas Paine pamphlets, including an unusual Dublin piracy of a Philadelphia edition of Common Sense.1) Common Sense addressed to the Inhabitants of America ... new edition, with several additions . Philadelphia [but Dublin?]: W. and T. Bradford, 1791. 99, [1]pp. Gimbel CS-66; Evans 23658; ESTC W20054.2) Rights of Man: being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution . Dublin: G. Burnet [and others],1791. 71, [1]pp. ESTC N13088.3) Rights of Man. Part the second. Combining Principle and Practice ... third edition . Dublin: Byrne, 1792. viii, 75, [1]pp. ESTC N13106.4) A Letter addressed to the Abbe Raynal on the Affairs of North-America . Philadelphia printed, Dublin reprinted: Lynch [and others], 1782. vii, [1], 76pp. ESTC T5831; Adams 82-66h.5) [A letter to the Earl of Shelburne, now Marquis of Lansdowne, on his speech, July 10, 1782, respecting the acknowledgement of American independence . Dublin: Burnet (and others), 1791]. [1-2], [5]-48pp. With the half title, but lacks the title page. ESTC T5853.6) Letter addressed to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation . Dublin: Burnet [and others], 1792. [4], 52pp. Minor loss to final leaf. ESTC N1628.

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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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        Dictionnaire des Jeux, Faisant suite aux Tome III (Ière partie) des Mathématiques. Encyclopédie méthodique par ordre des matières: Mathématique, Tome III, IIe partie.

      A Paris, Chez Panckoucke, M. DCC. XCII 1792, - in-4to, III (+ 1 blanc) + 316 p., texte à double col., pages non coupées & non couronnées, qqs cahiers brunis & qqs cahiers impr. sur papier bleuâtre + 16 planches gravées dont 6 à double-page, cartonnage original muet d?époque. cartonnage solide. Première édition de ce ?Dictionnaire des Jeux? faisant partie de l?Encyclopédie méthodique? 2ème partie des mathématiques (Amusemens des Sciences Mathématiques &c.). Faisant déscription de ca. 90 jeux d?intérieur et d?extérieur.Illustré de 16 planches gravées num. de 1 à 16, a savoir: Pl. 1: Tableau du Jeu de Belle / 2) (ancien jeu de) Billard / 3) Tableau du Jeu de Biribu / 4) Damier à la Polonaise, et les pièces du Jeu / 5) Délassemens de Mars. Tableau du Jeu (planche double) / 6) Domino Tableau du Jeu / 7) Echecs Un Echiquier et pieces du jeu / 8) Tableau Jeu de la Guerre / 9) Tableau du Jeu de l?Hymen (double pl.) / 10) Lindor (cartes à jouer) Tableau du Jeu / 11) Mappe-Monde Tableau du Jeu (double pl.) / 12) Marine. Tableau du Jeu (double pl.) / 13) ?Jeu de l?Oie, Tableau du Jeu (double pl.) / 14) Poule de Henri IV Tableau du Jeu (double pl.) / 15) Tableau du Jeu de quatre-fleurs / 16) Trictrac, et Pièces du Jeu.Title with engraved vignette, numerous illustrations of all sorts of table and party games on 16 engraved plates, of which 6 double-page, texts in 2 columns. Plates show table games, like chess, billiards, dominoes, different games of goose, land, sea & war games, geographical game, card games, etc. Alphabetically arranged some ninty games are described with all their rules and special terminology. This original volume, formed part of the 2 volumes on mathematical games, this being the second part complete on games and pastimes. The enormous project of the ?Encyclopédie méthodique?, was arranged and published on almost all subjects between 1792 and 1823. The present part on games and pastimes was the only one published separately, in France & Italy.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Brunet II, 973-974 (l?Encyclopédie Méthodique). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels through Arabia, and other Countries in the East

      Edinburgh: for R. Morison and Son, G. Mudie, and T. Vernor,, 1792. Translated into English by Robert Heron. With Notes by the Translator. 2 volumes, octavo in half-sheets (206 × 125 mm). Contemporary speckled half sheep, smooth spines gilt-ruled in compartments, red morocco labels, volume numbers gilt, marbled sides. Folding map frontispiece to each volume, respectively "Chart of the Persian Gulf" and "The Red Sea, or Arabic Gulph", further folding map of Yemen, 10 copper-engraved plates of views and costumes, mostly in Egypt or Yemen. Contemporary engraved bookplate to front pastedowns; later bookseller's ticket of Galloway and Porter, Cambridge, to vol. 1. Sides and extremities rubbed, small chip to head of vol. 1 front joint, superficial partial cracking to vol. 2 front joint, tips worn, pastedowns and free endpapers marked from adhesive used in original binding, offsetting to the latter from bookplates, a few trivial marks to text, maps lightly offset, pale marginal spotting to a few plates, closed tear to vol. 1 folding map of Yemen touching the cartouche, all lettering intact, short closed tear to bottom edge of vol. 2 sig. F1, tiny hole to S2 costing half a letter. A very good copy, complete with the half-titles and the errata leaf to the rear of vol. 1. First edition in English of the two sole eyewitness accounts of the 1761-7 Danish expedition to Arabia, the first great scientific expedition to the Middle East, by its only survivor, the German-born surveyor Carsten Niebuhr (1733-1815). Complete copies with all plates, the half-titles and the errata leaf are rare. The first volume is an abridged translation of Niebuhr's Beschreibung von Arabien (1772), a description of the original expedition to Yemen. The second excerpts his Reisebeschreibung von Arabien und andern umliegenden Ländern (1774-8), and is almost entirely devoted to the peoples of Arabia and the Persian Gulf, with a brief relation of his return journey from India via Muscat and the Gulf to Bushire, and thence overland to Europe. The expedition, originally intended to "illustrate certain passages of the Old Testament … rapidly blossomed into a full-fledged scientific expedition", comprising six members (Howgego). The party left Copenhagen in early 1761, travelling via Constantinople to Alexandria and spending a year in Egypt, ascending the Nile and exploring Sinai. They then crossed from Suez to Jeddah and sailed down the Arabian coast to al-Luhayyah in Yemen, making frequent landfalls, before continuing overland to Sana'a via Mocha, with two members of the party dying en route. On returning to Mocha, the remaining four collapsed with fever and were put on a ship bound for Bombay, with only Niebuhr surviving the sea voyage. He remained in India until late 1764, when he sailed for Muscat, eventually reaching Copenhagen in November 1767, and receiving financial assistance to compile the Beschreibung, which has long been considered one of the classic accounts of the geography, people, antiquities and archaeology of the Arabian Peninsula and wider Middle East, with maps which "remained in use for over 100 years" (ibid.) The second volume is one of the most detailed English accounts of the Arabian Peninsula in the 18th century. In addition to chapters on the Hejaz, the Nejd, Yemen, and Oman, and general accounts of Arabian culture, religion, science, and natural history, there is much valuable information on today's Gulf states, including a remarkable section on the "Principality of Seer" (pp. 123-4): a "sovereignty extend[ing] along the Persian Gulph" and encompassing "Dsjulfar" (Julfar, a former name for Ra's al-Khaymah), and "Scharedsje" (Sharjah). The "Prince of Seer", whose navy is "one of the most considerable in the Persian Gulf", is evidently Shaykh Rashid bin Matar Al Qasimi (r. 1760-77), the second-recorded head of the Al Qasimi dynasty, the modern rulers of the emirates of Sharjah and Ra's al-Khaymah. The territory of the Al Qasimi tribe is clearly delineated in the map frontispiece of the first volume, which also accurately situates the "Beni Ass" — the Bani Yas, antecedents of the ruling family of Abu Dhabi — in their ancestral homeland around the Liwa oasis. There are similar sections on Kuwait (pp. 127-8) and Bahrain (pp. 152-3), making this a singularly important account of the Gulf in this still-obscure period.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. F.G. Baumgarten in Lpz. und S. Schropp in Berlin, "Karte vom Fürstenthum Anspach oder Onolzbach oder Burggrafthum unterhalb des Gebürges (Principatus Onoldinus) nach besten Hülfsquellen entworffen und mit Aprobation der Königl. Acad.der Wiss. zu Berlin herausgegeben 1792. Corrig. v. S.".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1792, 55,5 x 53 (H) Seltene Karte, nicht bei Cartographia Bavariae. - Reicht von Kitzingen im Norden bis Nördlingen im Süden, von Crailsheim im Westen bis Lauf an der Pegnitz im Osten; abgesehen von wenigen restaurierten kleineren Läsuren in gutem Zustand.

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        Code français, ou recueil général des décrets de l'Assemblée nationale, sanctionnés par le Roi.

      Paris, Gueffier, 1790-1792, pleine basane racinée de l'époque, dos ornés, très lég. manque de cuir sur le bas du dos du 6e volume. -Cernes clairs et mouillures (sans gêne pour la lecture) sur l'ensemble des ff. du dernier vol. ; petits trous sur le premier f. et le dernier du dernier vol., ayant entraîné la perte de qq. lettres (sans gravité). -1 tableau dépl. h.t. imp. recto-verso dans le tome 3. - 16 tomes en 8 volumes in-8 ; Le tome XVI contient les Tables générales chronologiques et méthodiques des matières [et alphabétiques], 295 pages, ainsi que l'Ordre chronologique des décrets, 120 pages.Très rare complet. Le CCFr. n'en localise qu'un seul exemplaire complet (B.N.F.).

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        Travels through Arabia, and other Countries in the East. Translated into English by Robert Heron. With Notes by the Translator.

      Edinburgh: for R. Morison and Son, G. Mudie, and T. Vernor, 1792 - 2 volumes, octavo in half-sheets (206 × 125 mm). Contemporary speckled half sheep, smooth spines gilt-ruled in compartments, red morocco labels, volume numbers gilt, marbled sides. Contemporary engraved bookplate to front pastedowns; later bookseller's ticket of Galloway and Porter, Cambridge, to vol. 1. Sides and extremities rubbed, small chip to head of vol. 1 front joint, superficial partial cracking to vol. 2 front joint, tips worn, pastedowns and free endpapers marked from adhesive used in original binding, offsetting to the latter from bookplates, a few trivial marks to text, maps lightly offset, pale marginal spotting to a few plates, closed tear to vol. 1 folding map of Yemen touching the cartouche, all lettering intact, short closed tear to bottom edge of vol. 2 sig. F1, tiny hole to S2 costing half a letter. A very good copy, complete with the half-titles and the errata leaf to the rear of vol. 1. Folding map frontispiece to each volume, respectively "Chart of the Persian Gulf" and "The Red Sea, or Arabic Gulph", further folding map of Yemen, 10 copper-engraved plates of views and costumes, mostly in Egypt or Yemen. First edition in English of the two sole eyewitness accounts of the 1761-7 Danish expedition to Arabia, the first great scientific expedition to the Middle East, by its only survivor, the German-born surveyor Carsten Niebuhr (1733-1815). Complete copies with all plates, the half-titles and the errata leaf are rare. The first volume is an abridged translation of Niebuhr's Beschreibung von Arabien (1772), a description of the original expedition to Yemen. The second excerpts his Reisebeschreibung von Arabien und andern umliegenden Ländern (1774-8), and is almost entirely devoted to the peoples of Arabia and the Persian Gulf, with a brief relation of his return journey from India via Muscat and the Gulf to Bushire, and thence overland to Europe. The expedition, originally intended to "illustrate certain passages of the Old Testament rapidly blossomed into a full-fledged scientific expedition", comprising six members (Howgego). The party left Copenhagen in early 1761, travelling via Constantinople to Alexandria and spending a year in Egypt, ascending the Nile and exploring Sinai. They then crossed from Suez to Jeddah and sailed down the Arabian coast to al-Luhayyah in Yemen, making frequent landfalls, before continuing overland to Sana'a via Mocha, with two members of the party dying en route. On returning to Mocha, the remaining four collapsed with fever and were put on a ship bound for Bombay, with only Niebuhr surviving the sea voyage. He remained in India until late 1764, when he sailed for Muscat, eventually reaching Copenhagen in November 1767, and receiving financial assistance to compile the Beschreibung, which has long been considered one of the classic accounts of the geography, people, antiquities and archaeology of the Arabian Peninsula and wider Middle East, with maps which "remained in use for over 100 years" (ibid.) The second volume is one of the most detailed English accounts of the Arabian Peninsula in the 18th century. In addition to chapters on the Hejaz, the Nejd, Yemen, and Oman, and general accounts of Arabian culture, religion, science, and natural history, there is much valuable information on today's Gulf states, including a remarkable section on the "Principality of Seer" (pp. 123-4): a "sovereignty extend[ing] along the Persian Gulph" and encompassing "Dsjulfar" (Julfar, a former name for Ra's al-Khaymah), and "Scharedsje" (Sharjah). The "Prince of Seer", whose navy is "one of the most considerable in the Persian Gulf", is evidently Shaykh Rashid bin Matar Al Qasimi (r. 1760-77), the second-recorded head of the Al Qasimi dynasty, the modern rulers of the emirates of Sharjah and Ra's al-Khaymah. The territory of the Al Qasimi tribe is clearly delineated in the map frontispiece of the first volume, which also accurately situates the "Beni Ass" — the Bani Yas, antecedents of the rul [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Travels through Arabia and other Countries in the East

      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,

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        Befestigungsplan von Strasbourg und Kehl ('Die Stadt und Festung Strassburg mit der Reichsfestung Kehl. - Nr. 4.').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly in Wien, dat. 1792, 38 x 54,5

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        Beiträge zur Aesthetik der Baukunst oder die Grundgesetze der plastischen Form, nachgewiesen an den Haupttheilen der griechischen Architectur.

      Wolff aus Kassel (1792-1869) Steinmetz, Architekt und Architekturschriftsteller, Prof. in Kassel.

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        COLLECTIONS FOR AN HISTORY OF SANDWICH IN KENT. With notices of the other cinque ports and members, and of Richborough.

      Canterbury. Printed for the author by Simmons, Kirkby and Jones.1792 ( but dated incorrectly 1892 as are all copies). Two parts bound as one. [10], viii, 877, [ 6] pages. Complete with 52 engravings of views, plans, pedigrees, maps etc., as listed; though some are bound out of order. Contemporary full calf, sometime re-backed with the original spine laid down. 275 x 220 mm. First edition. Some browning and foxing, but not as severe as is often the case. A very good copy of this scarce history, complete with half-title; the preliminary subscribers' list, which was often discarded when bound, and the 'Erratum' pasted to the blank verso of the title.

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        Fábulas Literarias

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1792 - Pasta española algo rozada en la parte inferior del lomo, cortes tintados, papel sin grandes señales de oxido, guardas de época.Sello anterior bibliotecaRaro ejemplar que añade 3 fábulas a las 67 de anteriores ediciones, 2 en verso y una bosquejada en prosa, escritas cuando ya estaba enfermo el autor.Tomás Iriarte (1750-1791) nacido en Santa Cruz de Tenerife y muerto en Madrid a los cuarenta y un años fue un escritor ilustrado que pasa, en competencia con Samaniego, por ser inventor de un nuevo género literario que tuvo destacado éxito: las fábulas literarias. 174 pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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