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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].

      [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]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        TEORIA DELL'ANALISI. Da servire d'introduzione al metodo diretto, ed inverso de' limiti. 1792-1793.

      per il Cannetti vicino alla Rotonda, In Roma - Prima edizione. Opera completa in tre volumi. Cm.20,5x14. Pg.936 complessive. Legature in mz.pergamena con piatti marmorizzati. Il primo volume è rifilato ai margini (formato cm.19,2x13,2), con tagli spruzzati, il secondo ed il terzo sono in barbe. In fine al terzo volume, in grande formato, quattro tavole con figure geometriche incise. Nato a Partigliano di Lucca il 24 aprile 1768, il Franchini fu un valente e apprezzato studioso di matematica e storia della matematica. Ancor giovane, fu tra i pochi italiani, con Balbo, Mascheroni, Multedo e Fabbroni, a partecipare a Parigi nel settembre 1798 al Congresso Internazionale per la definizione del sistema metrico, cui aderirono personaggi del calibro di Coulomb, Lagrange e Laplace. A seguito di tale esperienza fu chiamato a far parte dell'Istituto Nazionale della Repubblica Romana, promosso dal Monge secondo il modello dell'"Institut". Continuò la sua attività a Lucca, ove morì il 26 gennaio 1837, sia come membro dell'Accademia che come insegnante nel locale Liceo. 1600 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Principles of Moral and Political Science Vol II

      A. Strachan and T. Cadell, London; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, London and Edinburgh 1792 - Volume II only. Full leather with raised bands and gilt titles to leather label to the spine. Book appears to have been rebound in old leather with new endpapers. 512pp. A little foxing but otherwise a very good copy in a strong binding. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        THE HISTORY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

      Boston. 1792, 1791-1792. - Three volumes. viii,362,[ciii]; 493,[1]; 480,[8]pp., plus folding map bound in as frontispiece in first volume. Early 20th-century sheep and marbled boards, spines gilt, leather labels. Extremities lightly worn. Later ownership inscription on front pastedowns. Some offsetting to titlepage of first volume from map; map lightly foxed and with starting tear at inner margin. Minor soiling and foxing. Very good. Second edition of the first volume, first edition of the second and third volumes, as is often the case in this work. The first extensive history of New Hampshire, and "one of the most important eighteenth-century American histories," according to Streeter. The first two volumes trace the history of New Hampshire, while the third discusses the geography, natural history, society, laws, government, etc. The author was a determined antiquarian and founder of the first American historical association, the Massachusetts Historical Society. Tocqueville praised Belknap's history, saying, "The reader of Belknap will find more general ideas and more strength of thought, than are to be met with in other American historians, even to the present day" (quoted in Larned). EVANS 24087, 23166, 24088. STREETER SALE 715 (vol. 1 only). SABIN 18344. HOWES B323, "aa." LARNED 3128. BAL 922, 928, 930. WHEAT & BRUN 183.

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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.

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg]
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        The Works of the British Poets - With Prefaces Biographical and Critical

      John and Arthur Arch and for Bell and Bradfute and J. Mundell and Co., London 1792 - Fourteen volumes complete (1792-1807) - Volume One - [4], 728pp; Volume Two - 762pp; Volume Three - 756pp; Volume Four - 838pp; Volume Five - 728pp; Volume Six - xii, 780pp; Volume Seven - viii, 796pp; Volume Eight - xvi, 878pp; Volume Nine - xviii, 916pp; Volume Ten - xx, 1008pp; Volume Eleven - xxiv, 1250pp; Volume Twelve - xi, 880pp; Volume Thirteen - 828pp and Volume Fourteen - 866pp, 16pp adverts. Uniform full mottled calf, later rebacked, title and volume in gilt to spines, gilt borders to covers, with gilt roll to edges and inner edges. Rubbed, especially to outer joints, though all joints holding well, corners bumped and worn, occasional chipping to headpieces, though generally in good order. Internally all joints reinforced with old cloth tape, some light browning, light foxing and light water staining throughout all volumes, but generally in decent order. All volumes have an additional engraved title with attractive vignettes, volumes 12-14 lack the letterpress title (if called for) as estc notes "volumes 1-11 have their own titlepages dated from 1792-1795" (estcT2891), not mentioning volumes 12-14, though estc T152376 notes that "Each volume has an additional engraved titlepage" suggesting a letterpress title is called for in all volumes. Volume 14 wasn't printed until 1807. Quite a comprehensive overview of English poetry, poets covered include Chaucer, Surrey, Sackville, Spenser, Shakespeare, Drayton, Carew, Suckling, Donne, Daniel, Browne, Fletcher, F., Fletcher, G. Jonson, Drummond, Crashaw, Davenant, Milton, Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denheam, Dryden, Rochester, Roscommun, Otway, Pomfret, Stepney, Philips, Walsh, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, Halifax, Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison, Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Granville, Yalden, Pope, Gay, Tickell, Somerville, Parrison, Hammond, Savage, Hill, Broome, Pitt, Blair, Swift, Thomson, Watts, Hamilton, Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, Harte, Young, Wilkie, Dodsley, Smart, Langhorne, Bruce, Chatterton, Graeme, Glover, Shaw, Lovibond, Penrose, Mickle, Jago, Scott, Johnson, Whitehead, Jenyns, Logan, Warton, Cotton, Blacklock, Pope's Iliad, Pope's Odyssey, West's Pindar, Dryden's Virgil, Dryden's Persius, Dryden's Juvenal, Pitt's Aeneid, Rowe's Lucan, Homer's Hymn to Ceres, Pindar's Odes Omitted by West, Cooke's Hesiod, Fawke's Theocritus, Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus, Fawke's Musaeus, Apollonius Rhodius, Creech's Lucretius and Grainger's Tibullus. NCBEL 1803 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        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, London 1792 - 8vo. xxiv, 520, [12] pp. 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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        Autograph letter signed.

      Landrecies, August 6, [1792 or 1793].. 8vo. 1 p.. To an unidentified lady, apologizing for not being able to look after two of her sons: "Madame, j'ai recu Madame la lettre que Vous m'aves fait l'honneur de m'ecrire du 26 Juillet, et j'ai ete tres flatte des remerciements que vous voules bien me faire. Je suis bien fache Madame de ne pouvoir accorder votre demande et placer vos deux autre fils mais j'ai une quantite d'engagements qu'il faut que je remplisse[nt] et qui ne laissent point de places vaquantes. Agrees Madame [ ]".

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        A New Law Dictionary, Intended for General Use, as Well as For

      1792. Irish Issue of Only Edition of Burn's Dictionary with Interesting Pennsylvania Connections Burn, Richard [1709-1785]. Burn, John [1744?-1802], Editor. A New Law Dictionary, Intended for General Use, as Well as For Gentlemen of the Profession, and Continued to the Present Time by John Burn. Dublin: Printed by Brett Smith, 1792. vii, 739 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, crude early calf rebacking with hand-lettered title. Light rubbing to boards, somewhat heavier rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, early bookplate to front pastedown, clean tear to front endleaf, a few partial cracks to text block, a signature partially detached, eighteenth-century bookplate of Galbreath Patterson to front pastedown. Light toning to text, occasional foxing, faint dampstaining to upper corners of some leaves at end of text. Later owner signatures H. Woodward, Samuel Laird, and Edward P. Pearson to front endleaf and title page, interior otherwise clean. * Irish issue of only edition, published the same year as the (two-volume) London edition. Intended to be a practical tool, Burn eliminated most of the definitions in Law-French found in earlier dictionaries. (They became obsolete when George II ordered the exclusive use of English in 1733.) This elimination cleared space for other material and longer entries. Indeed, Burn's articles on such subjects as judgment, jury, purchase and will are broader, more detailed and better organized than they are in earlier dictionaries of this kind. It is unclear whether Burn intended to publish this book; it was edited, expanded and published posthumously by his son, John Burn. This copy was owned by four prominent attorneys from counties near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital. Patterson, lived in Dauphin County. Woodward and Laird lived in Lebanon and Dauphin Counties; Pearson in Berks and Lebanon Counties. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:7 (13).

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        Kapitulation der Stadt Mainz. - Wir unterzeichnete Ludwig Dominikus Munnier, Feldmarschall der französischen Republik ... und Mauriz Kalkoff, kurfürstl. geheimer Rath ... haben uns zu diesem Ende vereinigt, und nachstehende Artikel vestgesezt...

      Mainz, 21. Oktober 1792.. Einblattdruck, beidseitig mit Text. 35 x 21,5 cm.. Behrens 10. - Über KVK für mich nicht lokalisierbar. - Nach der erfolgreichen Belagerung der kurfürstlichen Stadt Mainz zogen die französischen Truppen unter General Custine in gefallene Stadt ein; mit den Stadtoberen Kalkoff, Eikenmeyer und Gymnich handelten Louis Dominique Munnier und Rene Joseph Petigny die Friedensbedingungen aus, die hier in 8 Artikeln niedergelegt sind. U. a. dürfen die geschlagenen Truppen und der Mainzer Klerus ohne Behinderungen die Stadt verlassen, die Soldaten müssen sich allerdings verpflichten, ein Jahr nicht mehr gegen Frankreich zu kämpfen. - "Der Text der Kapitulation wurde in der Mainzer Zeitung veröffentlicht und von der Kurmainzischen Landesregierung in einer Auflage von 3000 Stück als Plakat verbreitet." (Behrens). - Minimal fleckig. Mit Faltspuren. Wir sind bis 12.01.2015 im Urlaub; der Versand kann erst nach unserer Rückkehr erfolgen. Wir bitten um Verständnis!

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        Bristol: an abstract of the city charter. Containing the institution of Mayors, sheriffs, recorders, town clerks, and all other officers whatsoever; as also of a common council. To which is added, by way of an appendix, a brief historical account of the antient Lords, constables, & wardens of Bristol castle.

      Bristol: printed for the editor, and sold by T. Smart, and all the other booksellers, 1792 - 64p.; 8vo. Without half title. Uncut. Nineteenth century red cloth. A fine copy. L, O, AWm only in ESTC. The text of the Charter granted by Queen Anne. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        ELEMENTS OF THE ART OF DYING, CONTAINING THE THEORY OF DYING IN GENERAL, AS FAR AS IT RESPECTS THE PROPERTIES OF COLOURING SUBSTANCES

      Lawrie and Symington, Edinburgh 1792 - Translated from the French. "A partial translation of Berthollet's work which was apparently halted when it was discovered that the Hamilton translation was available" (See Cohen 118 for Hamilton translation). (Cohen 119; Ron's Bibliotheca Tinctoria #103; Lawrie 54). Ex library copy stamped "discard." Both covers detached; pieces of leather spine lacking. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations and remarks in a journey through Sicily and Calabria, in the year 1791: with a postscript, containing some account of the ceremonies of the last holy week at Rome, and of a short excursion to Tivoli.

      John Stockdale 1792. pp. xvi; 17-306; large folding Map; + 2pp Publishers advert. BINDING: Bound in the original boards. CONDITION: lacking most of the paper back strip; hinges cracked; small cut to the folding map; occasional foxing and a little dust soiling to some edges. Almost all the pages are Un-Opened.

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        L'OTTICA DELLA NATURA E DELL'EDUCAZIONE INDIRIZZATA A RISOLVERE IL FAMOSO PROBLEMA DI MOLINEUX.

      Presso Francesco Bonsignori, Lucca 1792 - Prima edizione. Opera dedicata a Angelo Fabbroni. Cm.20,4x13,4. Pg.XVI, 228. Legatura cartonata coeva con rinforzo al dorso. Piatti decorati. Antiporta con vignetta calcografica. In fine al volume, con numerazione autonoma "Appendice all'ottica della natura e dell'educazione, Ossia Risposta alle censure di un professore anonimo" (pg.48). Fresco esemplare, fioriture marginali. Si tratta della edizione originale di un testo di ottica composto da Cristofano Sarti, docente nell'Università di Pisa, esattamente cento anni dopo la esposizione del celebre "problema di Molineux". Il filosofo naturalista William Molyneux (Dublin, 1656-1698) pose nel 1692, nel "Dioptrica nova", un quesito all'epoca di notevole risonanza, segnalato anche da Locke nel "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding": se cioè un cieco, cui improvvisamente fosse donata la vista, fosse in grado di riconoscere rapidamente una sfera da un cubo, cosa che aveva evidentemente sperimentato con facilità in assenza dell'organo visivo. 350 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

      Boston. 1792, 1791-1792.. Three volumes. viii,362,[ciii]; 493,[1]; 480,[8]pp., plus folding map bound in as frontispiece in first volume. Early 20th-century sheep and marbled boards, spines gilt, leather labels. Extremities lightly worn. Later ownership inscription on front pastedowns. Some offsetting to titlepage of first volume from map; map lightly foxed and with starting tear at inner margin. Minor soiling and foxing. Very good. Second edition of the first volume, first edition of the second and third volumes, as is often the case in this work. The first extensive history of New Hampshire, and "one of the most important eighteenth-century American histories," according to Streeter. The first two volumes trace the history of New Hampshire, while the third discusses the geography, natural history, society, laws, government, etc. The author was a determined antiquarian and founder of the first American historical association, the Massachusetts Historical Society. Tocqueville praised Belknap's history, saying, "The reader of Belknap will find more general ideas and more strength of thought, than are to be met with in other American historians, even to the present day" (quoted in Larned). EVANS 24087, 23166, 24088. STREETER SALE 715 (vol. 1 only). SABIN 18344. HOWES B323, "aa." LARNED 3128. BAL 922, 928, 930. WHEAT & BRUN 183.

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        Le Royaume de Naples.

      Amsterdam. 1792 - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 54 x 44 cm. Very good condition, good margins. Waterstain at lower centrefold, not affecting map Elwe was a Dutch 'bookseller and publisher who produced a small number of maps copied from his predecessors.' A map of Italy south from Rome. It shows the Albanian coast, and the northern tip of Sicily in outline. Ornamental cartouche at top right Moreton and Bannister p123

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        Die eiserne Maske. Eine schottische Geschichte von Ottokar Sturm. 2 Teile in 1 Bd.

      Leipzig, Barth 1792.. Mit gest. Frontispiz, gest. Titelvignette und 1 gefalt. Notentafel. 5 Bll., 558 S., 1 Bl. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und Rückenverg.. Goedeke V, 521, 72, 2; Recke/Napiersky III, 464. - Erste Ausgabe. - Sehr seltener Schauerroman des zu dieser Zeit in Berlin lehrenden Philologen, zu dessen Schülern auch Ludwig Tieck gehörte. Der junge Tieck war in die literarische Produktion seines Lehrers eingebunden und schrieb u. a. das letzte Kapitel des vorliegenden Werkes (später separat erschienen unter dem Titel "Ryno"). - Gelenke und Kapitale mit kl. Läsuren und Fehlstellen, etwas berieben. Stärker gebräunt und finger- bzw. feuchtfleckig, die Notentafel im Rand hinterlegt.

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        Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten / Critik der practischen Vernunft.

      Riga,Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1792.. Dritte Auflage / Zweyte Auflage, VIII, 128, 292 S. Brauner Original-Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie goldenen Ornamentbändern; dreiseitiger Blauschnitt. Die beiden grundlegenden Schriften Immanuel Kants zur Ethik in einem Band. Die "Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten" erschien erstmals 1785, drei Jahre später folgte - als Kants eigentliches Hauptwerk zu Grundfragen der Ethik - die "Kritik der praktischen Vernunft".. Buchrücken kaum berieben, Kapital mit minimaler Läsion; Buchdeckel sehr sauber; Seiten frisch und nahezu fleckenfrei. Sehr schönes Exemplar der beiden grundlegenden Schriften Kants zur Ethik, wie es in diesem Zustand nur noch selten erhältlich sein dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Mémoire historique des dernières révolutions des provinces de l'ouest et due sud de la partie Françoise de Saint-Domingue, publié par les Commissaires des citoyens de couleur de Saint-Marc et de plusieurs paroisses de la colonie, auprès de l'Assemblée Nationale et du roi

      Paris: Patriote Françoise, 1792. First edition. Modern silk with gilt titles. Title page torn and repaired affecting a few words of the statement of responsibility and the quote below it, small inked numeral, foxing on a few leaves; else contents very good in an excellent binding. Sm. 8vo. Covers the slave insurrections in Haiti. OCLC shows only nine copies. Sabin 75161. Cundall 417. LCP. Afro-Americana 9128. Martin & Walter. Révolution française: IV/2, 9677.

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        Eduard Allwills Briefsammlung ... mit einer Zugabe von eigenen Briefen. Erster Band (= alles Erschienene).

      Königsberg, Friedrich Nicolovius, 1792.. Erste Ausgabe unter diesem Titel und erste und erweiterte Separatausgabe, vorher in anderer Form in den Zeitschriften Iris und Deutscher Merkur erschienen. 8vo. XXXI, (1), 323 S. Zeitgenössischer Ganzlederband mit Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild.Mit einer Widmung Jacobis auf der Rückseite des fliegenden Blattes: Seiner Freundinn Eleonore von Clermont Klopstadt der Verfasser. Bei dieser Eleonore handelt es sich um die ältere Schwester von Elisabeth von Clermont, der Ehefrau Jacobis. - Rose 615; Schulte-Strathaus 163. .

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        Ueber Aufklärung. Eine Anrede an seine lieben Mainzer. Gehalten in der Gesellschaft der Volksfreunde zu Mainz am 26ten October im ersten Jahre der Freiheit und Gleichheit

      Mainz, 1792.. 16 S. Umschlag d. Zt. Behrens 21, Haasis 70 (Erste Ausgabe; ersichtlich an der falschen Datierung "28." October statt 26.). - Eine der ersten wichtigen Reden des führenden theoretischen Kopfes der Mainzer Republik. - Titel mit Stempel der Oettingen-Wallersteinschen Bibliothek.

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        Ueber Freiheit und Gleichheit eine Anrede an seine Mitbürger, gehalten in der Gesellschaft der Volksfreunde zu Mainz am 30ten Oktober im ersten Jahr der Freiheit und Gleichheit. 8 S. Heftstreifen.

      (Mainz 1792).. . Ebenso philosophische wie volkstümlich verständliche Rede, in der Wedekind sehr schlüssig und modern die Inhalte und Bedingungen von Freiheit und Gleichheit darlegt. - Weber, Wedekind, 30. Behrens 406.

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        Denkmal der traurigen Lage der Stadt Frankfurt a.M. bei dem Einmarsch des Französischen Kriegs Heeres unter Anführung des Generals Cüstine im Jahr 1792 d. 22. October und der Wieder-Eroberung derselben, am 2. Decemb. selbigen Jahres durch Ihro Königlich Preussischen Majestaet Friedrich Wilhelm II. Ihrer Königlichen Majestaet von Preussen Friedrice Luise Allerunterthänigst gewidmet.,

      Frankfurt, Beer, 1792 - Einblattdruck in Kupferstich. Invent, gezeichnet und herausg. von *Sehr seltener Einblattdruck als Allegorie auf die Besetzung und Befreiung Frankfurts 1792. - Darstellung: Im Zentrum auf sechs Säulen der republikanische Tempel der Eintracht, flankiert von 2 überragenden Obelisken mit Namensinschriften von "Vätern" und "Bürgern". Darüber schwebend auf Gewitterwolken ein mehrspänniger Wagen mit Bellona mit der französischen Freiheitsfahne, gefolgt von Kriegsfurien. - Es erschien dazu ein Blatt mit gedruckten Erläuterungen welches hier fehlt. - Äußerst selten, einziger Nachweis in der Marburger Sammlung der Wilhelmshöher Kriegskarten (WHK). - Johann Friedrich Beer (1741-1804) war Miniaturmaler und Radierer in Frankfurt. Er fertigte neben Bildnissen auch Zeitereignisse (Luftschiffe), Huldigungsblätter und Allegorien. (Siehe Thieme-Becker 3, S. 168 / Gwinner, Kunst und Künstler in Frankfurt, S. 361). - Minimale Altersspuren, sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt in Plakatgröße. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 G.F. Beer K.M. zu Frankf. a.M. Stecher: "g.v.C.F.z.L." - Format: 55 x 41 cm (Blattgröße: 56 x 43 cm).

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        Adelsbrief und Wappenbrief. Erhebung in den erblichen Adelsstand mit Wappenverleihung im Jahre 1792 für Johann Hatzy Spida für Erfolge in wirtschaftlichen Unternehmungen. Deutsche Handschrift auf Pergament.

      . Wien, 12. Dezember 1792. Am Schluss von Franz II. eigenhändig signiert, unten Beglaubigungen. 36 x 27 cm. 8 Pergament-Blätter mit farbig gemaltem Wappen. Samteinband mit Kordel, angehängt grosse Metallkartusche mit Siegel. Die ersten 2 Blätter mit gest. Bordüre. Einband lädiert und fleckig. Erstes Blatt mit alten Stempeln "Archiv Joca Vujic in Senta (kyrill.)" und mit Eckabriss ohne Textverlust. Wappenaquarell mit Abklatsch. Vorsatzblatt mit Einriss. Teils etwas fingerfleckig. -CHF 1900.00.

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