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        Flora Rustica: Exhibiting Accurate Figures of Such Plants As Are Useful or Injurious in Husbandry Drawn and Engraved by frederick P. Nodder, Botanic Painter to Her Majesty, and Coloured Under His Inspection, With Scientific Characters, Popular Descriptions, and Useful Observations

      F.P. Nodder 1792-1794, London - 144 hand colored plates. Four volumes bound as two in contemporary half calf over marbled boards and endpapers. Contemporary bookplate on each pastedown. Joints slightly split, but still strong. Plates have some scattered foxing, but otherwise a nice set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Flora Rustica: Exhibiting Accurate Figures of Such Plants As Are Useful or Injurious in Husbandry Drawn and Engraved by frederick P Nodder, Botanic Painter to Her Majesty, and Coloured Under His Inspection, With Scientific Characters, Popular Descriptions, and Useful Observations

      London: F.P. Nodder, 1792-1794. Hardcover. Good. 144 hand colored plates. Four volumes bound as two in contemporary half calf over marbled boards and endpapers. Contemporary bookplate on each pastedown. Joints slightly split, but still strong. Plates have some scattered foxing, but otherwise a nice set.

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        Memoirs of the life of the late Charles Lee, Esq. Lieutenant Colonel of the Forty Fourth Regiment, Colonel in the Portuguese service, Major General, and aide-de-camp to the King of Poland, and second in command in the service of the United States of America during the Revolution: to which are added his political and military essays; also, letters to, and from many distinguished characters, both in Europe and America

      Dublin: Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne, J. Moore, W. M'Kenzie, W. Jones, A Grueber, J. Rice and R. M'Alister, 1792. First Dublin edition. xii, 439 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full blue morocco in period style. Sporadic staining and foxing to text. The Case of Charles Lee When the Revolutionary General Charles Lee (1832-1782) married the daughter of a Seneca chief, he was given the honorary name "Boiling Water," an apt sobriquet for this wild, eccentric, and contradictory man. Born in England, Lee served the King of Poland and the British army before eventually fighting for the American colonists against British rule. According to the DAB, "Early in the war, his military experience and radical Whig republicanism were useful in mobilizing Americans to resist the power of the mighty British Empire. However, as time went on, this same political radicalism, combined with Lee's erratic personality and the growing indications that his military genius was overrated, made him more of a liability than an asset." In fact, evidence eventually emerged in the 19th century which has led some historians to believe that, during his brief captivity by the British in 1776, Lee provided General Howe with information on how to defeat the Continental army, and in doing so, betrayed his country. Lee's erratic behavior, his open show of disrespect to Washington, and above all, his retreat at the Battle of Monmouth in 1778, led to his eventual court-martial and suspension for one year. Lee published his own "Vindication" in 1778, in which he was so abusive to Washington that he was challenged to a duel and wounded by Col. John Laurens. Soured on public service forever, he retired in disgrace to his Virginia farm and died in Philadelphia in 1782. This first Dublin edition of Langworthy's attempt to make sense of Lee was published in the same year as the London editions, and seems to be a paginary reprint. It contains a 70-page memoir of Lee by Edward Langworthy himself, and collects Lee's essays and correspondence with the various great men of his day - - including Hume, John Hancock, and George Washington. Howes attributes the editorship of this work to Thomas Paine, working under the direction of Langworthy. Whatever the case, it remains the first attempt to tell the still controversial story of "one of the most extraordinary and contradictory characters in American history." - DAB.

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        Benjamin Franklins enskildta lefwerne, upsatt af honom sjelf och stäldt til hans son. Hwartil äro bifogade åtskillige händelser och omdömen, som angå denne store man. Öfwersättning [The life of Benjamin Franklin, written by himself and directed to his son. Together with several events and judgements, which has to do with this great man]. + Fortsättning af Benjamin Franklins enskilta lefwerne [Continuation of The life of Benjamin Franklin].

      1792 - Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. Engraved portrait,(2),118 pp. + Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. 119-218,(4) pp. Contemporary half calf with sparingly gilt spine, light brown label and red sprinkled edges. Spine somewhat faded. Small crack at bottom of front joint. A few stains on pp. 73-77. With Gustaf Berndtsson's bookplate. Sabin A dictionary of books relating to America 25618. Portrait engraved by Snack. The last four unpaginated pages with book advertisements. First Swedish edition of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Taschenkalender auf das Jahr 1793 fur Pferdeliebhaber, Reuter [i.e. Reiter], Pferdezuchter, Pferdeärzte und Vorgesetzte großer Marställe. Hrsg. von F(ranz) M(aximilian) F(riedrich) Freiherrn Bouwighausen von Wallmerode [ENGLISH HORSES, BREEDING, AND RACING]

      Stuttgart: Akadem. Buchdruck und Tubingen, Cotta, 1792. FIRST EDITION. VERY GOOD. 12mo. (11.5 x 8 cm). Two parts in one volume: 16 ff., 64 + 112 pp. With 15 engravings (of 16, lacking title silhouette), of which 1 is folding. Contemporary publisher's grey boards tooled in silver (now oxydized); preserved in fitted marbled chemise. A very good copy. Not in OCLC or KVK. A rare and curious German eighteenth-century appreciation of English horses and horse racing, containing: 12 full-page engravings of famous English racehorses; a double-page folding plate which gives a contemporary rendering of a "modern" two-wheeled cabriolet ("modernen zweiradrigen Cabriolets"), a silhouette portrait of Georg Hartmann, and an engraved portrait of Gottingen University Stall Master Ayrer. With contributions to horse breeding, horsemanship, equestrian veterinary practice, and more. The presence of Jewish and Turkish calendars illustrates the importance of these ethnic groups in the horse-breeding profession. Ours is the only copy on the market; no copies are recorded in the auction records for at least 33 years. Provenance: Ex-libris Auer (bookplate engraved by F. Taborski, Munich). References: Kohring, Bibliographie der Almanache, Kalender und Taschenbücher für die Zeit von ca. 1750-1860 (1929) no. 141. Baumgartel, Die Almanache, Kalender und Taschenbücher 1750-1860 der Landesbibliothek Coburg (1970) no. 456. Gabi Schwitalla, Almanache, Taschenbucher und Kalender 1750 bis 1860 Bestandsverzeichnis der Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek (2012) no. 1266.

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        Kirche mit gotischem Chor an einem kleinen Fluß.

      . Bleistift, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin. 33,8:26 cm, oben zweimal eingezogene Ecken, die unteren Ecken schräg geschnitten. Provenienz: Süddeutsche Privatsammlung. Literatur: M. Lehmann, Louis Catoir (1792-1841), ein unbekannter Mainzer Maler. Sonderdruck aus Mainzer Zeitschrift 71/2, 1976/77, S. 138, Nr. 75, Abb. Tafel 42 a..

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        Cursory Criticisms on the Edition of Shakespeare, published by Edmond Malone

      London: Printed for Hookham and Carpenter, 1792. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full crimson straight grained morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Bookplate of John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute. Scarce. Suppressed by the author. This was answered by Malone in "Letter to Richard Farmer". Ritson (1752-1803) was an antiquary and provocative critic who, from 1782, was involved in a number of literary controversies, including an attack upon Thomas Warton, a well-respected and well-liked literary scholar and antiquary, as well as attacks upon Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Edmund Malone, and Isaac Reed, for their editions of Shakespeare. However In 1795 he detected the Shakespearian forgeries of William Henry Ireland which had fooled many experts, including Samuel Ireland, the forger's father (DNB).

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        A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship the Bounty, Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. Including an Account of the Mutiny on Board the Said Ship, and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ships Boat, from Tofoa, One of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies

      London: For George Nicol 1792, 1st Edition. () [9], 264pp. Very good. Quarto. Professionally half-bound in shipwreck leather with contemporary marbled boards. Elaborate gilt decorations with title on spine. 8 black and white plates including portrait frontis, 5 of which fold-out. Fold-out plate of the "Plan and profile of the.. Bounty" has been professionally cleaned with minor repairs. Hordern House, Bligh, 12. Parsons II, 151. Arguably one of the most famous of all Pacific voyage narratives. Bligh's own recounting of his epic voyage to the Pacific, the infamous mutiny during which he was set adrift, followed by his impressive journey along the Queensland coast to Timor. A fascinating tale that has been recounted for generations, handsomely bound..

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        Captain John Hunter

      J. Stockdale, London 1792 - Engraving, 280 x 215 mm. (sheet size), a little foxed, gentle tide-mark, good condition overall. Portrait of Captain Hunter seated, in naval uniform and holding papers in his left hand (one of which depicts a ship passing between two headlands). Captain John Hunter (1737 - 1821) was appointed second captain, under Governor Phillip, of the "Sirius", one of the First Fleet to Australia in 1787; and he later became second Governor of New South Wales (1795 - 1800). Upon first arriving at Botany Bay, the proposed site of the settlement, Hunter joined Philip in surveying the area before deciding upon Port Jackson as a preferred option for landing. Later, in an effort to obtain replacement grains for the starving colony at Cape of Good Hope, the Sirius under Hunter's command was lost on the treacherous reefs off Norfolk Island, causing him to be stranded there for eleven months. As Governor he was criticised for his lack of control over the rum trade that had gained a strong foothold amongst the New South Wales Corps. He left the Colony Sept.1800 (see p.155 Nan Kivell Portraits of the Famous and Infamous).This attractive mezzotint was published in September 1792 by John Stockdale, to form the frontispiece for Hunter's Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson, published the following year. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'Asie Divisee en ses Empire Royaumes et Etats.

      Amsterdam 1792 - A very decorative 18th century map of Asia with two large cartouches on the upper left and right corners., Size : 470x575 (mm), 18.5x22.625 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Ensayos de Filosofía moral ó el hombre de bien

      - Filosofía.(1) J. de Hilario Santos. Madrid. 1792. 21 cm. 178 páginas. Encuadernación en tapa dura. Cubierta deslucida. GD21 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Poi cessa colla Sera ogni lavoro". Der Hirtentanz auf der Brücke.

      . Radierung, Rom 1792, auf Velin. 28:38 cm. Rundum auf die Plattenkante geschnitten. Literatur: Andresen 77, mit der Unterschrift und mit dem Künstlernamen. Blatt II der 6-Blatt-Folge "Die Landschaften im heroischen Stil.. Reinhart studierte erst in Leipzig Theologie und nahm dann bei A.F. Oeser (1717-1799) Kunstunterricht. 1783 lernte er in Dresden J.Chr. Klengel (1751-1824) kennen, der ihn stark beeinflußte. 1785 begegnete er Schiller und schloß Freundschaft mit dem Dichter. In Meiningen, wo er 1786-1789 lebte und sich sein Landschaftsstil ausbildete, wurde er engster Vertrauter des Herzogs. 1789 zog er nach Rom. Dort ging er unter dem Einfluß von J.A. Koch (1768-1839) und A.J. Carstens (1754-1798) zum heroischen Landschaftsstil über. Ab 1825 erhielt er durch König Ludwig I. von Bayern eine Pension. 1839 wurde er Ehrenmitglied der Münchener Akademie und Bayerischer Hofmaler.

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        Encyclopedie methodique. Dictionnaire des jeux, faisant suite au tome III des mathematiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux familiers, ou des amusemens de societe; faisant suite au dictionnaire des jeux, annexe au tome III des mathematiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux mathematiques, contenant l'analyse, les recherches, les calculs, les probabilites & les tables numeriques, publies par plusiers celebres mathematiciens, relativement aux jeux de hasard & combinaisions; et suite du dictionnaire des jeux.

      . Paris, Pancoucke, 1792. Title-page, iii, 316 pp., 16 engraved plates; Paris, Agasse, An V (1798 or 1799). Half-title, engraved title-page, ii [erroneously numbered viii], 172 pp.; Paris, H. Agasse, An VII (1801 or 1802) viii, 212 pp., numerous text engravings. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with five raised bands, Louis XVI style gilt bands and vignettes, and brown morocco label with gilt title.l The very rare section on mathematical games, game-theory, etc., of the greatest encyclopaedia ever published. The second and third part are exceptionally rare, as they were published during the turmoil of the revolution. The first part specifically deals with games, and contains fine plates, which show various board games, card games, billards, etc. The two later parts have numerous text figures. The three parts bound in reverse order. Boards rubbed at extremities, two plate edges shaved, otherwise a very good, clean, unmarked copy. Brunet II, pp. 973-974..

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        GLOBO QUE SE ELEBO EN EL BUEN RETIRO EL DIA 12 DE AGOSTO 1792.

      1792. Bellissima incisione in rame (cm. 30 x 23, dal vivo), sotto passe-partout (cm. 42 x 30,2), che celebra l?'ascensione di un aerostato in Spagna, con la seguente dicitura ?"Globo que se elebo en el buen retiro el dia 12 de Agosto por Dn. Vicente Lunardi y bajo en Daganzo a 5 leguas de Madrid. Con aplauso de todos. 1792?". Così la descrive Caproni Guasti / Bertarelli ?"L?'aeronautica italiana nell?'immagine 1487-1875?", p. 27 e tav- 50: ?"1792, 12 Agosto. Prima ascensione in Spagna, a Madrid. Il Lunardi partì alle 15 e tre quarti del pomeriggio, dal Giardino del palazzo del Buen Retiro, alle porte di Madrid alla presenza del Sovrano e di tutta la nobiltà. La macchina s'alzò fra l'entusiasmo generale ed al suono d'una marcia composta a Londra in onore dell'aeronauta, da Samuel Wesley. Nelle relazioni contemporanee si afferma che s'innalzasse 4 miglia e mezzo. Scese poco dopo le 17 a Naipe un quarto di lega da Daganzo, villaggio a 5 leghe da Madrid, ove si trattenne la notte, ritornando alla capitale il giorno seguente. Il luogo ove scese l'aerostato è chiamato ancora oggi "la tierra del globo". Un'ascensione meno fortunata, ma anteriore a questa del Lunardi, aveva fatta a Madrid il 16 giugno dello stesso anno un altro italiano, Vincenzo Barletti, fiorentino. Piccoli strappi ai margini bianchi, altrimenti ben conservata. .

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        Universal Asylum And Columbian Magazine

      Philadelphia: William Young, 1792. 1st Edition. Full Leather. Good. 8vo. By The Society Of Gentlemen. Bound in full original leather July through December. Printed for the proprietors by William Young Philadelphia 1792. Started in 1786 as the Columbian Magazine changed in 1790 to this title. The last two years ( this was the very last issue of this very scarce publication) was predominately the history of the revolution and proceedings in Congress, including letters by Benjamin Franklin and to George Washington. front endpaper ragged and a few leaves torn with no loss. This is the complete original book, not partial pages

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        EDICTO EN QUE EL ILUSTRISIMO SEÑOR DR. D. FELIPE JOSEPH DE TRES-PALACIOS Y VERDEJA, PRIMER OBISPO DE LA HAVANA, PROVINCIAS DE LA FLORIDA Y LUISIANA, DEL CONSEJO DE S. M. &c. CORRIGE EN SU DIOSCESIS EL ABUSO, Y DESORDEN CON QUE SE TOCAN LAS CAMPANAS, Y CONCURRE A LA MODERACION CON QUE LA REAL PRAGMATICA REDUCE LA POMPA FUNEBRE.

      Havana: Curia Episcopal y Real Colegio Seminario de San Carlos, 1792. - [2],22pp. Quarto. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Minor soiling and wear. Very good plus. An edict by the Bishop of Havana, Florida and Louisiana restricting the use of bells at funerals and encouraging a more reverent atmosphere. Other particulars of enforcing proper behavior are also noted. This first edition appears in Medina, citing only the copy described in Bachiller in 1859. Palau cites only the Madrid second edition. Early imprints from Havana, or anywhere in the Caribbean, are all quite rare. MEDINA (HABANA) 110. PALAU 340351 (2nd ed).

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        Die Grundlehre der Staatswirthschaft. Ein Elementarbuch für Regentensöhne und alle, die sich dem Dienst des Staats und der Gelehrsamkeit widmen wollen.

      Marburg, Akademische Buchhandlung 1792. - Mit gest. Porträt (Wilhelm Erbprinz zu Hessen) u. 1 Tabelle. 923 S. Umschlag d. Zt. Humpert 7603; Roscher 552; nicht bei Schulte-Str. - Erste Ausgabe. Auch unter dem zweiten Titel "System der Staatswirthschaft. Erster (einziger) Theil welcher die Grundlehre enthält". "Offenbar hatten die bahnbrechenden Lehren Adam Smith`s zur Förderung Jung-Stilling`s wesentlich beigetragen. Doch sah er auch in diesen Dingen stets das unmittelbare Walten Gottes" (ADB XIV, 701). - Unbeschnitten, vereinzelt etwas fleckig, erste Bll. mit kl. Wurmspur im Bund, Titel mit zeitgenössischem Besitzvermerk. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung der Reise und des Einzuges

      1792. SCHAD, Georg Friedrich Casimir. Beschreibung der Reise und des Einzuges Sr. Majestät des Königs Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preussen in der ehemaligen Fürstlichen Residenzstadt Ansbach: der daselbst auf dem Casernen Damme errichteten achtzig Schuhe hohen Ehrenpforte. 64 pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of Frederick Wilhelm II and engraved fold-out plate coloured by a contemporary hand. 12mo., 195 x 115 mm, bound in contemporary paper-backed light blue boards. Nuremberg and Leipzig, 1792. |~||~||~||~||~| First and probably only edition of a rare fete book celebrating the arrival of Frederick Wilhelm II at Ansbach in 1791 taking possession of that territory and Bayreuth for the Prussian crown. The second part of the account is given over to the description of the giant triumphal arch designed by the architect and hofbauinspektor Jacob Axel, which is illustrated with a fine large hand coloured plate. The monumental arch, though only constructed of timber and painted cloth survived the visit for quite a while due to popular demand. Very rare with OCLC recording just two copies worldwide, both in Germany.

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        Bönnischer Flora - Erster Theil. Oder Verzeichniß aller hier wild- und frei-wachsenden Arznei-Pflanzen, nebst einer Vollständigen Beschreibung ihrer Eigenschaften, ihres Nutzens und Gebrauches

      Bonn gedruckt bei Joh. Frid. Abshoven, Universtitäts-Buchdrucker, 1792.. - Lokal-/Regionalflora für Bonn. Titel mit gestochener Vignette. Auf 15 nicht nummerierten und 476 Seiten werden 300 verschiedene Pflanzen aus Bonn und dessen nächster Umgebung nach dem "Linneischen Sexualsistem" geordnet und beschrieben. "Wohnort" (Fundort), Blühzeit, Sammlungszeit und ggf. Hinweise zur medizinische Anwendung werden angegeben; außerdem zu allen Pflanzen recht ausführliche Literaturhinweise. In diesem Ersten Theil werden alle "zur Arznei" nutzbaren Pflanzen behandelt, während in einem Zweiten Theil die "zur Oekonomie gehörigen Pflanzen enthalten" sein sollten. Dieser Zeite Theil ist unseres Wissens aber niemals erschienen. - Ca. 18 cm x ca. 10,5 cm, sehr stabiler Original-Pappeinband außen berieben und bestoßen. Papier in altersbedingtem Zustand: vom Rand her etwas gebräunt und durchgehend etwas fleckig, Bindung durchweg sehr gut und sehr fest. Auf Vorblatt und Titel Besitzvermerke und Stempel, überwiegend von feiner alter Hand, nicht störend. Wir haben nur auf S. 148 eine kleine handschriftliche Anmerkung gefunden; außerdem sind einige Druckfehler (meist einzelne Buchstaben) handschriftlich korrigiert worden.. Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen per email Fotos des Werkes zu.,

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        Encyklopädie der bürgerlichen Baukunst

      1792. STIEGLITZ, Christian Ludwig. Encyklopädie der bürgerlichen Baukunst, in welcher alle Fächer dieser Kunst nach alphabetischer Ordnung abgehandelt sind: Ein Handbuch für Staatswirthe, Baumeister und Landwirthe. Five volumes. X, 676; [2], 770; [2], 780; [2], 726; [2], 708 pp. Illustrated with 118 folding engraved plates. 8vo., 200 x 120 mm, bound in contemporary calf, spines richly gilt and stamped with multiple images of a nymph holding a book perched on a Greek vase, tan morocco spine labels. Leipzig: Caspar Fritsch, 1792-1798. |~||~||~||~||~||~||~| Only Edition. Christian Ludwig Stieglitz (1756-1836) was both an architect and a prolific architectural historian from Leipzig. He was an important figure in the Gothic Revival in Germany, and the author of a classic work on German medieval architecture published in 1820. This encyclopedia is valued as a work that combines classic architectural theory with an understanding of contemporary practice. It is full of lengthy articles on such subjects as gardens, Chinese architecture, Gothic architecture, libraries, bridges, kitchens and ovens, with each subject profusely illustrated with detailed engraved diagrams. A handsomely bound set with the text and plates in excellent condition. PROVENANCE: Odense Cathedral School Library, with their stamp on the title-pages. WorldCat lists only three copies in the U.S., at Florida, Pennsylvania, and Princeton. No copies in ABPC. Berlin Katalog 2045.

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        Imitations of Original Drawings... Portraits of Illustrious Persons of

      1792. HOLBEIN, Hans. Imitations of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein, in the Collection of His Majesty, for the Portraits of Illustrious Persons of the court of Henry VIII. Biographical notices by Edmund Lodge. 2, 1, 69 ff. With 84 colour-printed stipple engravings on 83 leaves of plates executed by F. Bartolozzi (80), C. Metz (3), and C. Knight (1), after designs by Hans Holbein. Folio, 540 x 440 mm, bound in contemporary English tan calf, re-backed, a.e.g. London: W. Bulmer for John Chamberlaine, 1792 [-1800]. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. This magnificent work comes as close as one could imagine to replicating Holbein's sublime colour chalk drawings. It is "surely the finest early example of English color printing" (Ray). Eighty-four stipple engravings, of which eighty were executed by Bartolozzi, reproduce all but five of Holbein's drawings in Windsor Castle. In this copy, all but eighteen of the plates are printed on PINK PAPER. The originals, in chalk heightened with pen and metalpoint, were made by the German master during his two sojourns in England (1526-1528, 1532-1543). They constitute preliminary studies for a number of Holbein's most famous oil paintings, including his portrait of Sir Thomas More in the Frick Collection. K.T. Parker has observed that Bartolozzi's prints were the principal means through which the drawings reached a wider public. Abbey's great catalogue, which generally offers little comment, even on works of this magnitude, states: "In every way a splendid book, the colour printing reproducing with extraordinary fidelity the original designs." Some wear to binding extremities. PROVENANCE: H.C.M. Porter with his bookplate. Hardie, pp. 62-3 ("beautiful"). Prideaux, p. 56. Abbey, Life 205. Lowndes I, 405. Ray 19. K.T. Parker, The Drawings of Hans Holbein in the Collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle 20-21. J.M. Friedman, Color Printing in England 1486-1870 16A-C. ESTC T140028.

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        Résumé sur les Expériences d'Electrométrie Souterraine faites en Italie et dans les Alpes depuis 1789 jusqu'en 1792. Pour servir de suite aux Mémoires publiés en 1780 et 1783, sur les rapports qui existent entre les phénomènes du magnétisme, de l'électricité, et de la baguette divinatoire. Ouvrage physique et polémique divisé en deux parties.

      Brescia, dalle stampe Bendiscioli, 1792. - 2 mémoires in-8 à pagination continue. 5ff. 230pp. 1f. (manque 1 partie). Broché, couverture muette de l'époque. Manques de papier au dos. Petite fenêtre découpée dans le titre masquée au recto d'une étiquette imprimée portant la mention "Classe n°", et au verso d'une autre étiquette du librairie Bohaire de Lyon. Non rogné. Feuillets légèrement déreliés. Quelques rousseurs. Edition Originale de la plus grande rareté du premier livre français sur la découverte de Galvani. Il est dû à Pierre Thouvenel, médecin de Montpellier. Electricité minérale.

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        Recreación filosófica o diálogo sobre la filosofía natural

      - Teodoro de Almeida Recreación filosófica o diálogo sobre la filosofía natural Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1792. 10 volúmenes (volúmenes 9 y 10 titulados "Cartas fisico-matemáticas" Tapa dura, pasta española con dorados en lomo. 11x18 cm. Unas 400 páginas por tomo. Cortes tintados. Cubiertas deslucidas, interior muy bien. Contiene desplegables. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Missae novae, festis solemnioribus decantandae, pluribus auctae, & ad faciliorem methodum redactae. Accedunt Cantationes sub elevatione.

      Amsterdam, Hendrik & Cornelis Beekman/F.J. van Tetroode, Kalverstraat, in de Berg Calvarie, n.d. [c. 1770-1792]. - 14 parts bound in 1 vol. Small 4to. (211) pp. With wood cut tailpiece. Hardcover. Later simple half cloth binding, spine gone. VG. (Lacks title page; lower corner of last leaf torn out and repaired with a piece of paper, with loss of one or two words beneath the staff on the recto side, and partly covering the publishers address on the other side; otherwise internally in fine condition). * This copy without a title page. A few known almost similar copies (Koninklijke Bibliotheek The Hague & Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) have a title page bearing above title. Most parts have a publisher's address on the last page (Beekman or Van Tetroode, both on the same address). The volume contains 26 masses and hymns of the Roman Catholic liturgy, with musical scores in Gregorian notation and accompanying Latin text: Missa Prima - Missa Decima-tertia (76 pp.); Benedictio (14e Mis, 8 pp.); Missa in Festis Solemnioribus (15e Mis, 4 pp.); Benedictio (17e Mis, 8 pp.); Untitled (16e Mis, 10 pp); Missa a Pentacosten (18e Mis, 8 pp.); Missae Novae (19e mis, 12 pp.); Missa, voce duplici diversa (20e Mis, 12 pp.); Missa a 4 voce diversa (21e Mis, 12 pp.); Missae Novae (22e Mis, 12 pp.); Missae Novae (23e Mis, 10 pp.); Missa in Festa solemnitatis (24e Mis, 11 pp + 1 blank); Missae pro festis solemnibus (not numbered, 20 pp.); Benedictio, Gezangen in de Vasten (8 pp.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recreación Filosófica, ó Diálogo sobre la Filosofia Natural para instrucción de Persona Curiosas que no han frecuentado las aulas. 8 tomos.

      8vo. XXXII pp. 341 pp. 5 grabados plegados. 444 pp. 4 grabados plegados. 393 pp. 4 grabados plegados. 323 pp. 5 grabados plegados. 405 pp. 5 grabados plegados. 495 pp. 5 grabados plegados. 350 pp. 484 pp. Firma de anterior propietario en los volúmenes. Palau 7989. Encuadernación en pergamino de época. Excelente estado. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 800.00 EUR.

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        PYROTECHNIE chirurgicale pratique ou l'art d'appliquer le feu en chirurgie

      In-12 relié pleine basane de l'époque. Ouvrage en deux parties : Pyrotechnie 311 pages et une planche dépliante. A la suite Réponses du citoyen Percy aux questions épuratoires qui lui ont été proposées par la Commission de Santé séante à Paris. 3 séries de questions avec leurs réponses. Exemplaire en très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED TWICE, FROM MARINUS WILLETT, RELAYING THE EVENTS SURROUNDING PROMISED PAYMENT OF BLANKETS TO THE ONEIDA INDIANS IN 1781]

      [N.p.] Jan. 26, 1792.. [1]p. on folio sheet. Several folds, top and left edges trimmed close, with partial loss of a few letters. Very good. Marinus Willett (1740-1830) served in the French and Indian War as well as the American Revolution. After several ups and downs in his commission and assignments, Willett found himself as a colonel in command of the New York militia tasked with the defense of the Mohawk Valley. After the Revolution, Willett served in the New York State Assembly, as Sheriff of New York County (twice), American emissary to the Creek Indians (resulting in the Treaty of New York), and later as Mayor of New York City. It was during his second stint as Sheriff of New York County that this particular letter was written. In the letter, Willett relates the circumstances around which he promised blankets to a party of Oneida Indians in October of 1781, during the latter days of the Revolutionary conflict, and likely during the Battle of Johnstown. The letter reads, in full: "I do hereby certify that on a pursuit of the enemy in the County of Montgomery the latter end of October in the year 1781. In order to stimulate a party of the Oneida Indians then with me, I promised in case of exerting themselves to overtake the enemy who were put to flight that they should each of them have a blanket - That in consequence of this promise they began a vigorous pursuit and in a short time overtook and killed a number of the enemy - That at my return it was not in my power to comply with the promise I had made in behalf of the public. Nor have I since been able to have that engagement complied with. New York January 26th, 1792. M. Willett. rate(?) thus were sixty Indians in the party. M. Willett." A lengthy and interesting recounting of an incident involving Willett's Revolutionary command and Native Americans in New York, signed twice by the Revolutionary leader.

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        Le Paradis Perdu. Poëme. Édition En Anglais et En Français, Ornée De Douze Estampes Imprimées En Couleur D'après Les Tableaux De M. Schall.

      Chez Defer De Maisonneuve, Paris 1792 - Anteportada - portada - VIII - 391 pp. y 6 láminas = y = Anteportada - portada - 377 pp. y 6 láminas. Excelentes grabados calcográficos de Colibert, Gautier, Clement y Demonchy, de los dibujos de Jean Fréderic Schall. (La mayoría avant-la-lettre) Estampados en color. Siendo uno de los primeros libros con grabados al buril estampados a varias tintas. Hermosa edición. Encuadernación de época a plena piel fileteada al oro. Lomeras con nervios y florones. Guardas enmarcadas. Cortes dorados. Size: 2 Vols. De 35 x 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The English Entomologist, exhibiting all the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different Species, the Figures which have never before been given to the Public.

      The whole accurately drawn & painted after Nature, Arranged and named according to the Linnaean System. London, His Academy for Illustrating and painting Natural History, 1792. Folio (357 x 290mm). pp. (8), 33, with 2 medallion engraved plates and 42 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary green half calf, gilt lines and lettering on spine, marbled sides, uncut. One of the most attractive early English colour-plate books on Coleoptera. "This contains a number of plates of beetles, some very splendid; they were produced by Martyn's academy for drawing and printing natural history" (Knight, Natural History Books in English 1600-1900 p. 93). "...to the illustration of all those beautiful and curious species of insects found in England, of which the greater part are either non-descripts, or their figures hitherto unpublished; and lastly, and principally, to the founding an Academy of painters of Natural History, working on principles which give a transparency, with richness of colours, and a facility of execution, that are entirely new ..." (from the Introduction). The fine plates were drawn by Martyn and engraved and coloured by his 'Academy' of young men who he had trained as natural history artists. A fine copy.//Provenance: Armorial bookplate of William Danby.//Nissen ZBI, 2726.

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        HYDROGRAPHIE DEMONTREE ET APPLIQUEE A TOUTES LES PARTIES DU PILOTAGE. A l'usage des élèves ou aspirans de la marine militaire et marchande.

      1792 - Livre d'occasion In-8, reliure de l'époque, pleine basane flammée, dos à faux nerfs, formés de roulettes ornementées dorées, caissons orné d'attributs dorés, caractéristiques de cette époque, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranche rouges, gardes marbrées, XVI-404pp, un tableau dépliant, 5 planches h.-t. dépliantes de figures. Seconde édition des cours d'hydrographie de Lassalle donnés à Paris, à partir de 1784. Réf. bibliographiques : Polak 5392. Condition : Bel ex. 520g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pregeth a bregethwyd ar Dydd Sul y 4ydd o Ebrill 1742 o flaen y bryf-yscol yn Rhydychen, or,Sermon Preach'd on Sunday4th April, 1742

      flaen y bryf-yscol yn Rhydychen, or,Sermon Preach'd on Sunday4th April, 1742, 1792 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of Wesley's sermon. Disbound from a book of pamphlets, and including the last page from the previous text. Welsh language. With a partially removed ink date on the top of the title page. Charles Wesley (17071788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement,chiefly remembered for the many hymns he wrote. Brother of course of John Wesley. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is very little wear to the extremities. The pages have intermittent scattered foxing, occasional handling marks, and very mild browning. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Tagebuch des Armen Mannes im Tockenburg. Herausgegeben von H. H. Füssli.

      Zürich, Orell, Gessner, Füssli 1792 - . Kl.8°. Reihentitel with Vignette, Titelblatt with Vignette, 287 pages Pp.d.Zt. with gepr. roten Rückenschildchen. (Sämtliche Schriften des Armen Mannes im Tockenburg. Zweyter Theil, welcher sein Tagebuch enthält). Erste Ausgabe. WG 1. Leicht berieben. Etwas wasserrandig und stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        seder Hagada shel Pesach keminhag kehilt kodesh Ashkenazim [Passover Haggadah hagadah pesah pessach]

      Stamparia Bragadina, Venice 1792 - [4], 40 leaves. Yudlov 357; Yaari 241. Illustrated with several small woodcuts. Modern 3/4 leather binding with gilt lettering on spine. This haggadah follows the Ashkenazic Rite. The last page, in Italian, is an attestation by 3 censors from Padua that they reviewed this work and that there is nothing in it offensive to Christians and so copies of it may be sold. The Bragadini family began printing Hebraica in Venice in the first half of the 16th century and soon came to dominate the field. ¿Even in the beginning of the 18th century, Hebrew books could be printed at Venice only under the name and authority of the Venetian nobleman Bragadini (¿Stamperia Bragadini¿), who received payment in return for his patronage¿ (Jewish Encyclopedia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER THAMES FROM ITS SOURCE IN GLOCESTERSHIRE TO THE NORE (2 VOLUMES)

      Published by T. & J. Egerton, 1792. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. With observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity. Leather bound books, with raised bands to spine; gilt titles and decorations. Half-titles present, with additional sepia aquatint titles. Two single page maps, 52 sepia aquatint plates, with tissue-guards. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners; some chipping to corners and spine. Light surface paper damage to front pastedown of volume 1. Some light foxing and page browning to both volumes. Joints are slightly cracked. [S]

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        LETTERS TO MARRIED WOMEN, ON NURSING AND THE MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN

      Philadelphia: From the Press of Mathew Carey. Good with no dust jacket. 1792. First Edition. Hardcover. Medicine; Nursing; Motherhood; Babies; 1st Editions; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [Medicine]. Smith, Hugh. Letters To Married Women, On Nursing And The Management Of Children. Phila: From The Press Of Mathew Carey, August 14, 1792. 8vo. 167pp. Full old calf leather; boards detached but present, endpapers with pencil scrawl and edges browned from binding glue used at cover edges, contents bit toned, else very good. 16 letters on subjects related to infant care, 1st US edition from the 6th London. Very scarce early American 1st edition. ; 0 .

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        seder Hagada shel Pesach [Passover Haggadah]

      Stamparia Bragadina, Venice 1792 - [4], 40 leaves. Yudlov 356; Yaari 240. Illustrated with several small woodcuts. This haggadah follows the Italian Rite. The last page, in Italian, is an attestation by the censors that they reviewed this work and that there is nothing in it offensive to Christians and so copies of it may be sold. Some pages have old worming holes with small stains around them from some transparent tape that some fool taped over them. Fortunately the tape dried up long ago and fell off, but has left its mark. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeine Litteratur der Musik [Subtitle]: oder Anleitung zur Kenntniss musikalischer Bücher, welche von den ältesten bis auf die neuesten Zeiten bey den Griechen, Römern und den meisten neuern europäischen Nationen sind geschrieben worden.

      Leipzig Schwickertschen Verlage 1792. Octavo. Quarter dark brown cloth with marbled boards. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [v]-xxiv, 540 pp. Binding slightly worn; spine stained; joints split. Uniform light browning and some very minor foxing; remnants of early blue wrapper to inner margins of title and final leaf; occasional mispagination. Quite a good copy overall.. First Edition. Wolffheim I, 221. Hirsch IV, 1040. RISM BVI, p. 323. Scarce. A German music historian, theorist and bibliographer, Forkel "is generally regarded as one of the founders of modern musicology... The Allgemeine Geschichte, the magnum opus of Forkel's historical studies, was the first German attempt at a comprehensive history of music... [It] set the standard for later bibliographies in terms of thoroughness and organization. It contains some 3000 entries, from antiquity to the late 18th century, with well-ordered comments on the content and quality of each source." George B. Stauffer in Grove online

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        Vienne

      Paris 1792 - A detailed and decorative city plan of Vienna and vicinity with a list of major edifices on the left hand side., Size : 345x440 (mm), 13.625x17.25 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Desmond. A Novel

      three volumes, contemporary half-leather over marbled boards, leather labels, spine repaired volume II, patches of paper missing from covers, corners rubbed, ex Towler’s circulating library wiith their labels front pastedowns, advertisement leaves volume III, minor water-staining, good. favours the spirit of the French Revolution; first edition; 280, 292 and 348 pages; keywords: fiction; Garside, Raven and Schowerling 1792:52 - for GG & J Robinson 1792

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        Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, east and west Florida, the Cherokee country, the extensive territories of the Muscogulges or Creek confederacy, and the country of the Chactaws. Containing an account of the soil and natural productions of those regions; together with observations on the manners of the Indians.

      Reprinted for J. Johnson 1792 With frontispiece portrait, folding map and 7 engraved plates (1 folding). Later half morocco and marbled boards with gold tooled spine, raised bands, and black title label; a very clean copy with minor stains only affecting just the edges of the end papers. First London edition. An important volume that combines an account of the author?s travels and his natural history observations of the southeastern United states, this work is noted by Sabin as ?unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions.? Based on five years of study in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida, Bartram?s work includes significant commentary on the Cherokee and Creek Indian tribes as well as descriptions of the flora, fauna, and geography of the region. In fact, had it not been for considerable publication delays (not the least of which was due to the American Revolution), Bartram would have been recognized as having discovered a number of species; nevertheless, this work secured his reputation and influenced a wide range of thinkers from the scientific community to writers like Henry David Thoreau. ?Beyond its scientific importance, the Travels exerted a profound influence on travel literature and on the Romantic movement: Fagin described the work as ?the first genuine and artistic interpretation of the American landscape? (Fagin, 10). Its florid, luxuriant style and vivid imagery caught the attention of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and François - August Chateaubriand, who extracted portions into their notebooks? (ODNB). Stevenson similarly called it ?a minor monument of American literature, with vigor of style and excellent pictorial detail.? Bartram (1739?1823) was an American botanist and ornithologist, son of the naturalist and explorer John Bartram. As a young man William Bartram worked closely with his father, who had been named Royal Botanist to George III, and accompanied him on several trips to various regions of the eastern United States - excursions that would lay the foundation for his later work. Bartram was an influential figure in the careers of several notable naturalists, including Thomas Nuttall, Thomas Say, and Alexander Wilson.

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        American Museum, Or, Universal Magazine

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1792. volume 12. Full Calf. Good. 8vo. Volume 12 covering from July through December 1792. Professionally rebacked. Lightly browned throughout as is usual for 18th century American paper but very tight and easily readable. . Probably the most important American publication of its time. This is the last of the 12 issues of this publication.

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        Anleitung zur Kenntniß des gestirnten Himmels. Sechste verbesserte Auflage. Fünfzehn Kupfertafeln und einer allgemeinen Himmelskarte. Mit Kupfer in Frontispiz, 1 Kopfvignette u. 14 gefalt. Kupfern auf Sondertafeln statt 16.

      Berlin: Christian Friedrich Himburg 1792 - HLDr.der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschildchen, Vergoldung u. 5 Bünden; ursprünglicher Vorsatzmusterpapier; [11], xxiv, [1], 611 S. Beilagen, 8° mit zahlreichen Texttabellen u. gefalt. Kupfern im Anhang. Einband etwas berieben u. abgegriffen. Besitzerunterschrift mit Zeichenstift auf Titel. Seiten minimal altersgebräunt; stellenweise mit Bleistift unterstreicht. Manche Kupfern auf Rändern leicht eingerissen u. beschmutzt; 2 ganz ausgerissen u. fehlen, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, east and west Florida, the Cherokee country, the extensive territories of the Muscogulges or Creek confederacy, and the country of the Chactaws. Containing an account of the soil and natural productions of those regions; together with observations on the manners of the Indians

      London: Reprinted for J. Johnson, 1792 With frontispiece portrait, folding map and 7 engraved plates (1 folding). Later half morocco and marbled boards with gold tooled spine, raised bands, and black title label; a very clean copy with minor stains only affecting just the edges of the end papers. First London edition. An important volume that combines an account of the author?'s travels and his natural history observations of the southeastern United states, this work is noted by Sabin as ?"unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions.?" Based on five years of study in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida, Bartram?'s work includes significant commentary on the Cherokee and Creek Indian tribes as well as descriptions of the flora, fauna, and geography of the region. In fact, had it not been for considerable publication delays (not the least of which was due to the American Revolution), Bartram would have been recognized as having discovered a number of species; nevertheless, this work secured his reputation and influenced a wide range of thinkers from the scientific community to writers like Henry David Thoreau. ?"Beyond its scientific importance, the Travels exerted a profound influence on travel literature and on the Romantic movement: Fagin described the work as ?'the first genuine and artistic interpretation of the American landscape?' (Fagin, 10). Its florid, luxuriant style and vivid imagery caught the attention of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and François-August Chateaubriand, who extracted portions into their notebooks?" (ODNB). Stevenson similarly called it ?"a minor monument of American literature, with vigor of style and excellent pictorial detail.?" Bartram (1739?-1823) was an American botanist and ornithologist, son of the naturalist and explorer John Bartram. As a young man William Bartram worked closely with his father, who had been named Royal Botanist to George III, and accompanied him on several trips to various regions of the eastern United States - excursions that would lay the foundation for his later work. Bartram was an influential figure in the careers of several notable naturalists, including Thomas Nuttall, Thomas Say, and Alexander Wilson.

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        Report on the UK Abolition of the English Slave Trade from The Connecticut Courant USA Newspaper

      Hartford: The Connecticut Courant newspaper, 1792. 1st Edition. Disbound. Fair. The Connecticut Courant, June 18, 1792, Hartford, 4pp, 10 x 16.75". The main article concerns hearings in the House of Commons regarding slavery and the horrors of the Middle Passage. Tear 4" on left side of fold. Condition fair. There are also reports on the assassination of the King of Sweden, letters from France, and the major U.S. cities, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston. Besides ads, last page has an interesting article on Absurd Customs. Dr. John Gregory notes that Westerners are horrified at "barbarians" who bind their heads, or feet (Chinese), or distort nose shape. Yet they think nothing of binding young women into stays that restrict breathing and circulation and cause them to faint, or to bind infants into cradles to they don't have to be watched constantly. He notes that among those who wear unrestrictive clothing or none at all: The superior strength, just proportions, and agility of savages are entirely the effects of their hardy education, of their living mostly abroad in the open air, and of their limbs never having suffered any confinement. Interesting, especially given the early date.

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