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

      From the Press of Mathew Carey, Philadelphia 1792 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Morale des Sens, ou L'Homme du siècle. Extrait des Mémoires de Mr. le Chevalier de Bar. [Barville], rédigés par Mr. M. D. M. [Mirabeau].

      - Londres, 1792. In-12, cartonnage marbré à la Bradel, pièce de titre et de date de veau bleu nuit (rel. moderne), (1) f., 244, (5) p. Seconde et dernière édition ancienne de ce classique de la littérature érotique du XVIIIe siècle. "Le 'chevalier de Bar.*** ', mystérieux auteur de cette petite merveille de lascivité et d'impertinence, n'est autre que le frère cadet de Mirabeau le tribun. Nous est troussée l'initiation d'un "libertin de qualité", le héros vole d'aventure en aventure et nous livre le détail de ses bonnes fortunes. La démocratie est déjà là : baronnes, soubrettes, filles des champs, nonnes sont égales devant la seule loi qui gouverne ici les humains, celle du désir. Et pour que la peinture soit complète, le bouillant Mirabeau en profite pour régler quelques comptes, car son récit est à "clés", et les dards qui s'y trouvent à l'œuvre savent aussi joliment assassiner. L'on jouit, en ces pages, de l'art délicieux qui s'y donne carrière. Ce qui permettra à la presse et aux libraires de recommander ce petit livre aux jeunes gens et aux jeunes filles qui voudraient se familiariser avec la plus belle langue qui jamais fut" (Edition Phébus). (Gay, III, 278. Pia, 'Livres de l'enfer', 887). Quelques feuillets lég. brunis. Bon exemplaire, grand de marges, bien relié. ((CURIOSA-)) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL]
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        A Letter … to Sir Hercules Langrishe, Bart. M.P. on the subject of Roman Catholics of Ireland,

      London: [1] for J. Debrett; [2] for F. and C. Rivington; [3] for F. and C. Rivington; sold also by J. Hatchard,, 1792-96-97. and the propriety of admitting them to the elective franchise, consistently with the principles of the constitution as established at the revolution; [bound with] — Two Letters addressed to A Member of The Present Parliament, on the proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France; [and] — A Third Letter … [on the same subject]. 3 pamphlets bound in one volume, octavo (210 × 125 mm). Contemporary tree calf, neatly rebacked to style retaining old red morocco label. Contemporary ownership inscription of George Moore to first title, shaved by the binder, and his manuscript list of contents to front free endpaper, a few marginalia in the same hand; early engraved book label of Charlotte Moore to front pastedown. No half-titles. Corners just worn at tips, but a good clean copy, sympathetically restored. First editions of three of Burke's tracts, the volume apparently with a suitably Anglo-Irish provenance. The first is in the form of a letter to an old protestant friend, Sir Hercules Langrishe, arguing for fully fledged Catholic enfranchisement. The second "was directed against what its author regarded as signs of dangerous appeasement on the part of government. The letters included one of Burke's most interesting expositions of the history of his own century, emphasizing how far Britain's interests and those of Europe as a whole coincided" (ODNB). The third letter on the same subject was published without authorization after Burke's death.

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        An Address Delivered at a General Meeting . . . Convened by the High-Sheriff, For the purpose of receiving a Statement of the Proceedings of the Committee, appointed to carry into execution the Resolutions . . . to rebuild the Gaol and Bridewells [etc.]

      Gloucester: Published, by Permission of the Author, 1792. Early 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, somewhat rubbed, else a very good copy, with the half-title and folding table; no copy in ESTC in North America A rare address by Paul, John Howard's contemporary praised by Walter Scott, who "brought the gaol and houses of correction to the highest pitch of perfection", celebrating the pioneering, newly built structures the result of his decade's long efforts

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Report on the UK Abolition of the English Slave Trade from The Connecticut Courant USA Newspaper

      The Connecticut Courant newspaper, Hartford 1792 - 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 4î 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        A COLLECTION OF INTERESTING BIOGRAPHY

      Edition : DUBLIN, PRINTED FOR WOGAN, BYRNE, SLEATER, , 1792 - Containing, I. The life of S. Johnson, LL.D. - abridged, principally, from Boswell's celebrated memoirs - II. The life of Mr. Elwes, - (abridged) - by Captain Topham - III. The life of Captain Cook, - (abridged) - by Dr. Kippis - The whole revised and abridged by Sir Andrew Anecdote - Etched plates - Ex-libris armorié gravé de Edward LANTON, Bordeaux - Reliure plein cuir, dos lisse orné de filets - Fentes en charnière et dos, coiffes et coins frottés, la reliure reste solide - Rousseurs (4), 183, 52, 72 pages, in-12, relié, 17 cm. Etat moyen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Immaculate Broadside from the Second Congress of the United States regarding an <I>"Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes"</I>; signed in print by George Washington

      Printed broadside, two pages (one sheet), 7.5" x 12.5", November 5, 1792. In part: ". . . no person shall be permitted to carry on trade or intercourse with the Indian tribes . . . as the President of the United States shall authorize to grant licenses for that purpose . . . And be it further enacted that every person, who shall attempt to trade with the Indian tribes, or shall be found in the Indian country, with such merchandize in his possession, as are usually vended to the Indians, without lawful license, shall forfeit all the merchandize, offered for sale to the Indians, or found in his possession, in the Indian Country, and shall moreover, be liable to a fine exceeding one hundred dollars, and to imprisonment not exceeding thirty days, at the discretion of the court, in which the trial shall be . . ." The act does show protection for the Indians as well. "And be it further enacted, that if any citizen or inhabitant of the United States, or of either of the territorial distric

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Environs of London

      London, for T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1792&#150;1800. being an historical account of the towns, villages, and hamlets, within twelve miles of that capital; interspersed with biographical anecdotes. 5 volumes, quarto. Bound in contemporary full tan calf, 2 black labels, gilt titles and decoration to spines, gilt decorative border to boards, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. With 5 vignette titles, 1 letterpress title, 3 maps (Surrey, Middlesex, Kent), dedication plate and 85 plates. Volume II lacks the contents page and the list of plates otherwise the set is complete. Expertly rebacked, some general wear, a little browning and offsetting, otherwise very good. First edition of the principal work of the topographer Daniel Lysons (1762-1834), produced with the keen support of Horace Walpole, to whom the work is dedicated. Many areas which were "environs" to Lysons are now firmly inside London, including Battersea, Bermondsey, Camberwell, Lambeth, Chelsea, Finchley, Fulham, Hackney, Islington, Kensington, and Tottenham. As Walpole himself predicted in 1791, "There will soon be one street from London to Brentford; ay, and from London to every village ten miles around!

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        The Environs of London: Being An Historical Account Of The Towns, Villages, And Hamlets, Within Twelve Miles of that Capital: Interspersed With Biographical Anecdotes

      A. Strahan, For T. Cadell 1792-1811, London - 28 x 23 cm. Vol. I, 593 pp. [Index of Names. General Index]. Vol. II, 598 pp. [Index of Arms]. Vol. III, 706 pp. [General Index]. Vol. IV, 724 pp. [General Table of Errata]. Vol. V, 316 pp. [Index of Arms, Index of Names]. With the Supplement & The Account of Middlesex (493 pages) with nine plates, some folding. Index Names & Titles. General Index. Engraved vignette title in all volumes, engraved dedication leaf to the Earl of Oxford in Vol. I, engraved frontispiece map in Vols. I,II, and IV: 68 plates (3 colored), 5 folding plates, 2 folding tables, 1 folding plan: 94 plates in total. Horace Wolpole, Earl of Oxford, appointed him chaplain and encouraged him in this design. "Many of the illustrations accompanying the book were drawn and etched by the author. The whole forms a work of permanent value; the arrangement is clean and the style interesting; while the copious extracts from the parochial registers, though occasionally inaccurate, are useful to the biographer and genealogist. [see: DNB p.1262]. Raised bands, red morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, corners worn, bindings scuffed, scattered light to moderate foxing and plate offsetting. Supplement volume erroneously labeled Vol. V. Contemporary half brown calf and marbled boards rebacked, matching marbled endpapers with matching edges. Very good. 6 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Select Views in Great Britain Engraved By S. Middiman from Pictures and Ddrawings By the Most Eminent Artists with Descriptions

      John & Josiah Boydell, London 1792 - Oblong 11 By 8.5 Inches. Book. 48 copper engraved plates, watermarked 1784 to 1792, accompanied by descriptions, English on one side, French on the other. Plates depict bucolic English countryside, ruins, dells, hill and dale, stream, river and coastal/harbor scenes, etc. Boats, ships, cows, horses, human figures, etc. add interest to various scenes. Full contemporary calf, with spine expertly rebacked. Some minor shelfwear/leather loss evident in lower corner and small stretch of lower edge. Evidence of light dampstain on front board on narrow band near spine. Still, contemporary calf very healthy and attractive. Some foxing or soilage in plate margins, not affecting pictorial parts. Text pages tend to be very clean. Overall a very good copy of a rare and desirable landscape plate book. Two plates, 47 and 48, misnumbered. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        A COLLECTION OF COATS OF ARMS BORNE BY THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOCESTER

      J. Good 1792 - 1792. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. 7 pages list of subscribers; 49 pages of text; 62 b/w heraldic plates with typically 6 images per plate. Marbled edges and endpapers. Large format, 12 x 9.5 inches. Book: all plates present. Title page browned. Some scattered foxing throughout. Plates in general clean and bright. Spine has 3 inch crack at base. Spine rubbed, corners worn. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson

      London: T.Longman, B.White et al, 1792. The first separate edition. 187pp with frontispece portrait. Some ageing towards the latter section but overall a clean and presentable copy, at some time rebacked with the original spine relaid.. First Thus. Full Calf. Good Plus. 225x150mm.

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        Geschichte der Haupt- und Residenzstadt Wien in Oesterreich, in einiger Verbindung mit der Geschichte des Landes; von den ältesten bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten. Bände I - IV (von 6) in 5 Bänden. Zweite Ausgabe.

      Wien, Ignaz Alberti, 1792-93.. 8°. Mit 20 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 1 gef. Tabelle. Marmorierte Lederbände d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und marmor. Schnitt (etwas beschabt, leicht bestoßen, ohne Rückenschilder).. Nebehay-W. 951. Wernigg 2762. Slg. Mayer 150. Wurzbach V, 127: "Geissau's Hauptwerk".- "Geusau, Anton Ferdinand Reichsritter, * 19. 12. 1746 Höchstädt (Deutschland), 4. 2. 1811 Wien, Geschichtsschreiber. Kam 1769 nach Wien, verfasste in der josephinischen Zeit Broschüren und später historische Bücher. Ab 1787 Beamter des Wiener Magistrats" (aeiou).- Sehr schönes Exemplar des Wiener Geschichtswerkes in zweiter Ausgabe, komplett mit allen (teils mehrfach gefalteten) Kupfertafeln, u.a. dem großen (ca. 60 x 44 cm) "Grundriss der Sankt Stephans Domkirche", dem "Grundriss der Stadt Wien zur Zeit der ersten Türkischen Belagerung" und der großen Ansicht von Wien während der Kämpfe 1683.- Die Bände 5 und 6 erschienen erst 1807-1810.- Nur vereinzelt minimale Altersspuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meindl & Sulzmann OG]
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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&#39;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, THE SHIP&#39;S BOAT, FROM TOFOA, ONE OF THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS, TO TIMOR, A DUTCH SETTLEMENT IN THE EAST INDIES

      London: Printed for George Nicol, 1792.. [10],153,246-264pp. plus portrait, three plates (two folding), and four plans and charts (three folding). Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece of Bligh by J. Condé after J. Russell; seven engraved plates, charts, and plans (comprising plate of a breadfruit, two folding plans, and four charts [three folding]). Large quarto. Three-quarter morocco and marbled boards. A very large, untrimmed, copy. Several manuscripts tipped in. A handsome copy with significant association material attached, near fine. First edition of the full official account of the Bounty expedition, the famous mutiny and Bligh&#39;s miraculous navigation to safety. This work "includes a revised version of the text of Bligh&#39;s narrative of the mutiny, previously published in London in 1790....This account was based upon Bligh&#39;s journal but was written, edited and seen through the press by James Burney, under the supervision of Sir Joseph Banks, during Bligh&#39;s absence from London while on his second breadfruit voyage on the Providence" (Hill, p.48). The most remarkable part of the narrative is undoubtedly Bligh&#39;s account of the voyage in the Bounty&#39;s twenty-three- foot launch. His achievement of safely navigating an open vessel packed with nineteen men a distance of four thousand miles without serious mishap is almost without parallel in the history of ocean travel. This copy is greatly enhanced by the inclusion of three manuscripts. The first is an autograph letter signed from Bligh concerning the makeup of the crew of the Bounty, noting that two men of the original crew of 46 had died early in the voyage, leaving a total of 44 men when the critical events transpired. While undated, Bligh&#39;s unnamed correspondent "W.P." has noted on the same sheet the names of the two in a note dated Nov. 6, 1817, a month before Bligh&#39;s death. The letter would certainly have been written after Bligh&#39;s final return to England in 1810. Also tipped in is Bligh&#39;s signature on a card. Additionally, a 3pp. manuscript poem, "To Captain Bligh", written in 1793 by George Keate (himself the author of a famous Pacific voyage) is tipped in. A fine copy with notable association material of one of the most famous of Pacific voyages. COX II, p.305. DU RIETZ 93. FERGUSON 125. HILL 135. MENDELSSOHN II, 1117. SABIN 5910. WANTRUP 62a.

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        Metrologische Tafeln über die alten Maaße, Gewichte und Münzen Roms und Griechenlands nebst dem Verhältniß derselben gegen bekannte französische und deutsche zur Erklärung alter Schriftsteller nach Hrn. Rome de l'Isle von G. Große.

      Braunschweig, Verl. d. Schulbuchhandlung, 1792. - Mit einigen Berichtigungen vom Herrn Hofrath Kästner. 1 gef. Tab., (1 Bl.), XLVI, 364 S., (3 Bl. Register), (7 Bl. Berichtigungen). Restaurierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste deutschspr. Ausg. - DSB XI/XII, 523; Ebert II, 645 (frz. Ausg.). - Romé de L'Isle (1736-1790) war ein frz. Mineraloge, der die Grundgesetze der Kristallographie entdeckte (vgl. Zischka 550). Dies ist sein letztes großes Werk, inspiriert von seinem Interesse am Altertum (vgl. DSB). Mit Berichtigungen von Abraham Gotthelf Kästner (1719-1800), Mathematiker und Lyriker. Enthält die Kapitel: Linien- und Flächen-Maaße, Gefäß- oder Cubische Maaße, Gewichte der Alten, Münzen der Alten, Das Zeit-Maaß. - Titelblatt mit kl. Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Buchblock frei von Flecken, Stempeln und Anstreichungen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH]
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        Almanach historique de la Révolution française, pour l'année 1792.

      Chez Treutel 1792 - - Chez Treutel, A Strasbourg 1792, In 16 (9x14,6cm), 284pp., relié. - Edition originale, illustrée de 4 figures d'après Moreau sur les événement principaux de la Révolution (Serment du jeu de paume.) Demi Veau glacé caramel postérieur, ca 1900 signé Suetant. Dos lisse orné de fleurs de lys et de fers en long. Pièce de tire en maroquin rouge. Date en queue. Bel exemplaire. Table des principaux événements et décrets depuis 1789. Précis de la Révolution française, établissant dans un style lyrique et philosophique l'histoire de cette Révolution. Député aux tiers-état de la Sénéchaussée de Nîmes et Beaucaire aux Etats Généraux, Jean-Paul Rabaut en fut le secrétaire puis le président en 1793. Ce précis fut édité à part la même année, puis réédité jusqu'au XIXe. rabaut finira exécuté par cette Révolution qu'il avait tant défendu. 284pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. Comprehending an Account of his Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order ; A Series of his Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons ; And Various Origi

      John Chambers. First edition. Very Good. 1792. B0042P2RCI Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) First Dublin edition, printed after the first edition (London, . (Pottle 80). Recently conserved. A beautiful set. . B0042P2RCI .

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        VEDUTA DE' BAGNI DI LUCCA. Incisione originale su rame di Giuseppe Angeli su disegno di G.D.Malerbi tratta dal volume "De Bagni di Lucca" di Domenico Luigi Moscheni, impresso a Lucca da Giuseppe Rocchi nel 1792.

      - Incisione originale su rame, con veduta a volo d'uccello dei Bagni di Lucca. Sono indicati, con riferimento numerico, i principali stabilimenti e località: "Bagno Caldo, Bagno San Giovanni, Doccie Basse, Bagno Bernabò, Ponte a Serraglio, Bagno alla Villa, Chiesa parrocchiale, Ponte al Mocco". Cornice ottocentesca in formato cm.44,2x61,8.

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        Nouveau guide par Vienne, pour les etrangers et les nationales de l'an 1792. Ou courte description de toutes les particularites de la ville de Vienne, entierement refaite et enrichie avec beaucoup e'estampes.

      Wien, Joseph Edler von Kurzböck, 1792. - (16), 214 SS. Mit gest. Titelvignette und 30 gest. Tafeln (dav. 1 gefalt. Plan und 4 gefalt. Panoramen). Interimsbroschur der Zeit. 8vo. Erste französische Ausgabe, zugleich mit der deutschen Ausgabe ("Neuester wienerischer Wegweiser") erschienen: "Die französische Ausgabe ist völlig konform mit der im gleichen Jahr erschienenen deutschen Ausgabe" (Nebehay/W.). Über Stadttopographie, Fiaker, Pompfünebrer, Charakter der Wiener, bedeutende Sammlungen wie Münz- und Naturalienkabinett (aber auch "Privat-Kunstcabinette"), Schatzkammer, Hofbibliothek, Theater, Universität und Akademien, Kirchen und Klöster, Kaffeehäuser, Zeitungen, Wirtshäuser, Vorstädte, Fabriken, Spitäler, Bäder, Prater, Lustschlösser, Gartenanlagen usw. - Der Plan im Rand von zeitgenössischer Hand mit einer Legende zu den Bildziffern beschriftet. Zu Beginn minimaler Wasserrand. Unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Gugitz III, 12371. Nebehay/Wagner 343. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN; WITH STRICTURES ON MORAL AND POLITICAL SUBJECTS

      Philadelphia: Printed and Sold By William Gibbons, No. 144 North Third Street. Good+; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1792. First American Edition; First State. Hardcover. Leather boards have heavy wear. Spine crudely rebacked with cloth spine tape to hold boards. The original spine title "Rights of Woman" showing through a cutout in the rebacking. Boards are warped. Spine is straight. Pages are still solidly bound. Title and first page have scotch tape repairs. Pages are toned and foxed with marginalia on only a couple pages. Publisher&#39;s ad for The Ladies Magazine on last page at the bottom of which is inscribed in antiquated ink "Rights of Women By Mary Woolstonecraft". The signature strongly resembles that of Wollstonecraft&#39;s daughter, Mary Shelley. True First Edition of this rare and important work. This edition printed and sold by William Gibbons the same year as the London First Edition and preceding an edition by Peter Edes published later the same year. Only two other copies of this First Edition have sold at auction over the past 32 years. .

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        A map of the Northern and Middle States; Comprehending the Western Territory and the British Dominions in North America.

      John Jones, Dublin 1792 - Size : 330x410 (mm), 13x16.125 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Good; folds reinforced; 3" tear enters map from right margin, professionally repaired.

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        Didon Tragédie Lyrique en Trois Actes. Representée pour la premiere fois par l&#39;Acaéemie Nationale de Musique le 16 8bre. 1783. [Full score]

      Paris: Des Lauriers. [ca. 1792]. Folio. Early quarter green vellum with marbled boards. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto publisher&#39;s catalogue, verso blank), 307 pp. Engraved. &#11;&#11;Binding quite worn, rubbed and bumped, spine lacking, upper detached, remnants of title label to upper. Some browning and offsetting; marginal staining to last ca. 50 pp. . Lesure p. 497. RISM P2102. &#11;&#11;Set to a libretto by Marmontel. &#11;&#11;"In 1783 Piccinni reached his second peak with a highly successful revival of Atys and the introduction of Didon, which momentarily eclipsed the rising star of Sacchini... The sixth and most successful of the nine serious French operas that Piccinni wrote during his sojourn in Paris, Didon continued to be performed there until 1836 and received performances in French and German translation throughout Europe during the first quarter of the 19th century." Mary Hunter in Grove online

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        1- Droits de l'Homme; en reponse a l'attaque de M. Burke sur la Revolution francaise. Traduit de l'Anglais, par F.S.... [Soules]. Avec des Notes et une nouvelle preface de l'auteur. Paris, F. Buisson, Mai 1791. xij, 227 p. 2- Droits de l'Homme, seconde partie, reunissant les principes et la pratique. Traduit de l'anglais sur la troisieme edition. Paris, Buisson, E. Testu, 1792. (4), iv, 224 p.

      . 2 volumes in-8, broches, couverture papier bleu d'origine (dos renforces, ensemble sous chemise et etui de demi-veau marbre, dos orne dans le gout de l'epoque). Edition originale des deux parties. Paine passa specialement d'Amerique en Angleterre pour publier cette reponse a Burke, ce qui lui valut une condamnation immediate et le bannissement du Royaume-Uni. Il ne dut son salut qu'a une fuite precipitee en France ou il obtint la citoyennete et fut elu a la Convention en 1792. Dans cet ouvrage, il soumet sa doctrine d'un gouvernement legitime fonde sur un pacte social issu des Droits de l'Homme, l'epanouissement de l'individu rendu enfin a lui-meme et le progres du genre humain. "Etablir ces principes generaux, tel etait le premier but de Paine. Le second etait d'exposer l'exacte et veridique histoire des evenements de France jusqu'a l'annee 1791, une des sources les plus instructives a consulter. Beaucoup d'histoires auraient gagne a tenir un plus grand compte des recits de Paine" (M.D. Conway, 'T. Paine', p. 185). La seconde partie contient un interessant projet de reforme economique de l'Europe, illustre de statistiques. (Palgrave, III, 54. Martin & Walter, 26315. Monglond, II, 134). Tres bon exemplaire, broche, non rogne, tel que paru, protege sous chemise et emboitage..

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        Menniskans rättigheter.

      1792 - Stockholm, C. G. Cronland, 1792. 8:o. Near contemporary half calf with gilt spine and red label. Yellow edges. Front joint just starting. Occasional foxing. Contemporary signature on title. A nice copy. Åhlén & Åhlén Censur och tryckfrihet 17.355. Translated and edited by C. F. Nordenskiöld, whose foreword is dated "London, Winchester Row d. 28 maji 1791". The original, "Rights of man", was published in 1791 and according to PMM it is "the clearest of all expositions of the basic principles of democracy". The translator Nordenskiöld was sympathetic to the ideas of the French revolution and had to wait until after the death of King Gustav III before he could publish his Swedish translation of Paine's epochal work. However, he wisely left out the two final chapters containing Paine's critique of the Court as an institution and his recommendation of the republic as a state form. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North-America, in Which the Mistakes of the Abbe's Account of Revolution in America are Corrected and Cleared Up. Also: Letter to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation.

      J. Ridgway,, London: 1792 - Small 8vo, introduction (ii), first Letter, 46pp, second Letter, 40pp, marbled end papers. One half deep red calf covers with red marbled boards. Titles in gilt on red leather spine with raised bands. Leather in beautiful condition, with only slightest rubbing at base of spine. Internally, very good, with red leather owner bookplate inside front cover with initials "WAR"; and with light scattered fox spotting. The first Letter is Thomas Paine's response to the Abbe Raynal's account of the American Revolution, in which Paine corrects the Abbe's misconceptions and distortions of the war. Howes P25, Sabin 58222. The second Letter concerns a defense of Paine's work "Rights of Man" in which he writes, "And it will hereafter be placed in the history of extraordinary things, that a pamphlet should be produced by an individual, unconnected with any sect or party, and not seeking to make any, and almost a stranger in the land, that should compleatly frighten a whole Government, and that in the midst of its most triumphant security. Such a circumstance cannot fail to prove, that either the pamphlet has irresistible powers, or the Government very extraordinary defects, or both. The nation exhibits no signs of fear at the Rights of Man; why then should the Government, unless the interest of the two are really opposite to each other, and the secret is beginning to be known?" Howes P28. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Miscellaneous Articles. A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North America. Letter Addressed to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation.

      London: first two works Printed for J. Ridgway; third work Printed for H.D. Symonds. and Thomas Clio Rickman 1792 - Three works bound in one, "Miscellaneous Articles" first edition, 33, (3 advertisement), 36, 40 pp. Some light browning and minor tears, one corner torn away without loss. 20th century boards. "Miscellaneous Articles" collects 8 pieces; letters to the Marquis of Lansdowne, the Authors of the Republican, Abbé Syeyes, Lord Onslow the people of France and two to Henry Dundas as well as his "Thoughts on the Peace". "A Letter to Abbé Raynal" first appeared in 1782 and remains one of Paine&#146;s most important works, disputing an earlier account of the American revolution, and indeed the definition of "revolution" itself.The "Letter to the Addressers." concerns the government&#146;s warning against "wicked and seditious libels" in May 1792, directed chiefly at the second part of "The Rights of Man" and follows on from his letters to Dundas and Onslow. This response was at the printers even as he fled the country in September of the same year. Gimbel pp83, 72, 74. Sabin 58222 notes similar editions of "Abbé Raynal".

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        Herrn von Büffons Naturgeschichte der vierfüßigen Thiere.19.und 20.Bd.

      . Mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen übersetzt und vielen Kupfern vermehrt durch Bernhard Christian Otto. Bey Joachim Pauli. 19. Band. 1792. 259 S. m. einfarb.30 Kufpern. (Affen) und 20.Band. 1795. 264 S. m.22 Kupfern. (Thiere die noch keine Erwähnung fanden, wie z B. Bären, Maulwürfe, der Goldmaulwurf usw.) (Einband bestossen)Pp. d.Zt. -2/3)2 Bde in 1. Bild von 1 Kupfer..

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        LA CASTILLA, Y EL MAS FAMOSO CASTELLANO. Discurso sobre el sitio, nombre, extensión, gobierno, y condado de la antigua Castilla. HISTORIA DEL CELEBRE CASTELLANO RODRIGO DIAZ, llamado vulgarmente El Cid Campeador.

      Blas Román, Madrid 1792 - 4ºm, 2h, XXp, 310p, 1b, LXVIp. Plena piel algo roz. - Primera edición. 1792

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        PALEOGRAFIA QUE PARA INTELIGENCIA DE LOS MANUSCRITOS ANTIGUOS

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona. 1792. 2h+147Pag+22. 21X15. Bellas Laminas. Pergamino a la romana. Rara Obra al ser del siglo XVIII. Historia de las escrituras antiguas en Cataluna y en Pagina 108 contiene la relacion de todos los Notarios de Cataluna. Ref 9.6 Biblioteca A

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        TRAVELS DURING THE YEARS 1787, 1788, and 1789

      1792 - YOUNG, Arthur. TRAVELS DURING THE YEARS 1787, 1788, AND 1789. Undertaken more particularly with a View of ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and national Prosperity, of the Kingdom of France. Bury St. Edmunds, printed by J. Rackham for W. Richardson, London, 1792, 1794. Quarto. Two volumes. viii, 566[4]pp. + 3 folding maps (one hand-colored). [iv] 336 {4]pp. First edition of Volume I; first edition of Volume II, but published as the second volume of the second edition. Considered the greatest English writer on agriculture, Young previously published accounts of tours through Southern England and Wales, Eastern England, Northern England, and Ireland, as well as a great deal on agriculture and political economy. He found France to be both more fertile and worse farmed than England, and thought the Revolution might correct that. In early quarter morocco and marbled boards. Third (hand-colored) map detached, and some light pencil marks, otherwise internally fine. Wear to extremities, hinges split externally, and small loss to spine of Volume I. Bookplates of the mathematician Henry Wilbraham, and Henry Cabot Lodge.

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        Man as He is. A Novel

      four volumes, contemporary-style half-leather over marbled boards, decorated in gilt, ex Bradford Libraries with their accession number to verso of titlepages volumes I and III (both laid down), occasional closed tear repaired with archival tape, scattered spotting, a handsome set. first edition; 288, 243, 275 and 272 pages; keywords: fiction; Blakey page 159; Garside, Raven and Schowerling 1792:29 - for William Lane at the Minerva Press 1792

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        Man as he Is.

      London: for William Lane at the Minerva Press 1792 - 3 volumes ( of 4, lacking volume 1). Small 8vo, pp. 243:(1, advert.), 275:(1, advert.), & 272, contemporary full marbled calf with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces; lacking 1 numbering piece, joints rubbed but firm. Damp mark to some foremargins, one leaf with early marginal repair. Bound without the half-titles. A tragedy that this extremely rare first edition of this work is lacking the first volume. Only the 2nd edition of 1796 has appeared at auction during the past 30 years and then only on three occasions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cartes et figures du voyage en Nubie et en Abyssinie. (43 planches qui sont expliquées dans le tome V des Voyages de Bruce & 19 planches du voyage de Paterson).

      Paris, Plassan, 1792. - 4to. With 43 full-page & 19 double-page engr. plates + fold. map of South Africa + 7 leaves with Ethiopian text in the rear. Index of plates. Hardcover. 20th century cloth-backed boards. Good. (Lacks map of Bruce's voyage). * Plate volume of Voyage aux sources du Nil, en Nubie et en Abyssinie pendant les années 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 & 1772 (incl. map & plates of Paterson's journey through South Africa, 1778-1779). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The dramatick works of William Shakespear printed complete from the best editions of Samuel Johnson, George Stevens and E Malone to which is prefixed the life of the author. 8 Bde. [= kplt.].

      Edinburgh, printed for W Gordon. N. R. Cheyne. I. & I. Fairbairn. & Silvester Doig. Edinburgh. I. Lackington. London. W. Coke. Leith. & W. Anderson. Stirling 1792.. 8°. Je Bd. 1 gest. Titel. m. wiederh. gest. Portr.vign. (Kirkwood sc.), 358, 372, 400, 440, 382, 384, 355(1) u. 411(1) S. Dekorative Lederbde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Titel u. Bd.nr. auf mont. Lederrüschild, Stehkanten- u. reicher Rückenverzierung in Goldpräg. sowie umseit Sprengschnitt. Einbde. z. Tl. etw. berieben u. fleckig, d. ersten Ss. stockfleckig, insges. schöne, gut erh. Ausgabe.. ESTCT138589. Umfangreiche und repräsentative Leseausgabe der Werke in dekorativen Ledereinbänden der Zeit. Mit dem Essay 'Some account of the life and writings of William Shakespere' von Nicholas Rowe und einem Glossar.

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        Eighteenth Century Perth Amboy, New Jersey Shop-keeper&#39;s Ledger Book

      1792-1794. Original ledger book from the late 18th Century. Square duodecimo. Full vellum. The vellum boards predictably a bit warped, some foxing and soiling, but still a very good copy. The boards have a handwritten title on front, an ownership notation indicating the book is from Perth Amboy, New Jeresy, and a cartoon of two people on the back. The ledger book contains detailed accounts of various people&#39;s purchases, dated 1792 through 1795. Many of the listed customers are Revolutionary War veterans from Perth Amboy and the surrounding area. There is one notable entry with a customer&#39;s name followed by the description: "John Newton, Mulato Barber." .

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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. Very 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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        Memoria analitico-demonstrativa da maquina de dilatação, e de contracção ?.

      Lisbon, Na Oficina de Joaquim José Florencio Gonçalves, 1792. - Engraved plate. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. Woodcut initials on second leaf recto and on p. 1. Woodcut headpiece on p. 1 and tailpiece on p. 27. Typographical headpiece on p. 23. Engraved plate, (3 ll.), 27 pp., (1 blank l.). 4°, contemporary marbled wrappers (spine defective; some wear to lower outer corner of front wrapper). Very occasional light foxing. Overall in very good to fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this work describing the invention of a ladder for use in fighting fires. The author, a native of Bahia, was motivated by having witnessed a fire in Lisbon in 1787 in which nineteen people died due to the lack of an apparatus able to evacuate them from the upper floors of the burning building. Mendes' "expanding and contracting machine" was the answer. He describes the ladder in detail, with careful instructions for its proper use. The engraving reveals that this invention was based on good mechanical principles.From p. 23 to the end is "Tentativas, ou ensaios em que tem entrado o Autor ?," devoted to eleven other inventions Mendes was working on. They are useful machines such as water pumps for wells, a plow and machine for sowing seeds, improvements to urban illumination, burning wood more efficiently for cooking and heating, and several apparatuses for shipbuilding. This essay also appeared separately. Oliveira Mendes (born 1748, according to Borba de Moraes, and said to be still alive in 1814) was a member of the Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa. He had a law degree from Coimbra University, and worked as a lawyer for the Casa da Supplicação.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 558; @Período colonial, p. 321. Sacramento Blake V, 354. Innocêncio V, 218 (without mention of the preliminary leaves); see also pp. 219-20, 464; XIII, 343. Almeida, @Dicionário de autores no Brasil colonial, p. 283. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books, 792/3. Not in Bosch. Not in Rodrigues. OCLC: 84632072 (John Carter Brown Library). Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CONSERVACION DE MONARQUIAS

      - Conservación de Monarquías y discursos políticos sobre la gran consulta que el Consejo hizo al Señor Rey don Felipe Tercero. Va al fin la Carta de Lelio Peregrino a Estanislao Borbio, privado del Rey de Polonia, por el mismo autor . Quarta impresión.- Madrid, Benito Cano, 1792; en 4º menor pasta española de época con rueda dorada en tapas algo rozada, 4 hojas, 476 páginas. Palau nº 89492. Bella edición de esta obra impresa por primera vez en 1626, y en la que Fernández de Navarrete examina las causas de la decadencia castellana. Para solucionar todos estos problemas, reclamó la reorientación de la agricultura, el inicio de una política de repoblación de zonas yermas, la creación de una marina potente y el abandono del atesoramiento de metales preciosos. Buen ejemplar muy limpio.

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        TIPPOO SAIBS TWO SONS DELIVERED UP TO LORD CORNWALLIS, AS HOSTAGES AFTER HE HAD SO GLORIOUSLY CONQUERED THAT PROUD SULTAN AT SERINGAPATAM, THE CAPITAL OF THE MYSORE COUNTY IN THE EAST INDIES IN 1792.

      - London, Robert Sayer & Co, 1792.Mezzotint, coloured by hand. Ca. 36,5 x 26 cm. * Ex collection Christopher Lennox-Boyd. - Tipu Sultan of Mysore 's humiliating defeats of the English East India Company and his harsh treatment of prisoners caused widespread hysteria in Britain. Lord Cornwallis's capture of Tipu's capital, Seringapatam, was greeted with acclaim. Tipu was forced to pay the Company an indemnity of more than 33 million rupees and hand over half his territories along with all his prisoners. He was also forced to give his sons, the princes Abdul Khaliq and Muiz-ud-din into Cornwallis's hands as hostages by the Treaty of Seringapatam (1792). The two boys were held for over two years in Madras. - Fine historical scene. - (Stain in lower margin not affecting the image).Cf. The Raj, India and the British 1600-1947, 157.

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        REGLAS DE LOS CINCO ORDENES DE ARQUITECTURA DE VIGNOLA,

      Manuel Gonzalez, 42 pgs. + 66 láminas, Madrid 1792 - Con un orden Dórico de Posidonia, y un apéndice que contiene las lecciones elementales de las sombras en la arquitectura, demostradas por principios naturales. Por C. M. Delagardette, arquitecto, discípulo de la Real Academia de Arquitectura de Paris. Dibujado en mayor tamaño, y grabado al agua fuerte por Don Fausto Martínez de la Torre, y concluido a buril por Don Joseph Asensio, discípulos de la Real Academia de San Fernando. Ilustrado en frontis y con numerosos grabados de figuras arquitectónicas en 44 lám. + 1 lám. desplegable + 21 lám. Láminas y páginas en excelente estado. Lomo con desgaste. Tapas con leves roces. (Podemos enviar imagenes a solicitud del cliente) [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] 4to. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V, With a View of of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire, to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century

      Edinburgh and London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell. 1792. Seventh edition, corrected. Four volumes. Bound in fine contemporary polished tree calf, flat spines elaborately gilt in compartments with arches, swirling foliage, and central eight-pointed star ornaments; red spine labels gilt with volume number in small circular label with volume numbers in gilt. A trifle foxed in text, joints and spines a little rubbed but a nice, near fine set. An important history according to DNB "one of the first successful attempts in England at historical generalisation on the basis of large accumulation of facts." A very handsome set. .

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        LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HI STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSTION WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,.

      Cross, R., Dublin. 1792 - "NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY, DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED.". 3 VOLUME SET. Vol. I: [xxxiv, 536pp]., Printed by John Chambers. Vol. II: [605pp]. Printed by John Ershaw. Vol. III: [573pp]. Printed by Robert Rhames. Leather rebacking using original tree calf boards, raised spine bands, red and brown leather labels with gilt lettering, gilt decorations in each spine compartment. Volumes printed for R. Cross, W. Wilson, P. Byrne, A. Grueber, J. Moore, J. Jones, W. M'Kenzie, W. Jones, R. M'Allister, R. White, J. Rice, and G. Draper. FIRST DUBLIN EDITION. ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 FOLDING PLATES, THE "ROUND ROBIN" & "FACSIMILE OF JOHNSON'S HANDWRITING". Notes written on endpapers in old hand. No foxing. Multiple volumes, additional shipping and handling will apply. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ensayos De Filosofía Moral o El Hombre De Bien, Considerado Segun Los Principios De La Razón Traducido Del Italiano al Español Por Don Agustín De Los Arcos

      En La Oficina De Hilario Santos, Madrid - Bogota 1792 - 179pp. + fé de erratas. El año que figura en la publicacion es: MDCCLXLII, segun el CCPBE (Catálogo Colectivo del Patrimonio Bibliográfico Español) el año de publicación es 1792. Encuadernado en pergamino de la época. Bisagra delantera algo desprendida. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Geography; or, a View of the Present Situation of the United States of America: containing Astronomical Geography. - Geographical Definitions, Discovery, and General Description of American and the United States: of their Boundaries; Mountains; Lakes; Bays and Rivers; Natural history; Productions; population; Government; Agriculture; Commerce; Manufactures; and History. - A Concise Account of the War, and of the important Events which have succeeded

      London:: John Stockdale,. 1792.. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 8vo, xvi, 536pp, complete with 2 most interesting folding maps. One of "A Map of the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia; Comprehending the Spanish Provinces of East and West Florida..." by Joseph Purcell, (Wheat & Brun 491, with the "New State of Franklin") & the second, "A Map of the Northern and Middle States; comprehending the Western Territory and the British Dominions in North America from the best Authorities" (slt. foxed with one fold archivally repaired). Period full brown calf, attractively re-backed, retaining the original boards. The new spine is a warm brown with gilt bands and with a bright gilt title on a darker reddish brown calf. A very clean copy.

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