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        The american geography or a view of the present situation of the United States of America

      London, printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly 1792 - In-8 relié pleine basane d'époque, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, les deux grandes cartes dépliantes sont bien présentes, l'une en début d'ouvrage (Virginie, Caroline du Nord : états du Sud) l'autre page 32 (Etat du Nord) , XVI & 536 pages, le dernier feuillet est dépliant : c'est un tableau montrant les distances entre les principales villes d'Amérique du Nord. petits défauts sans gravité à la reliure, les cartes ont été restauré habilement dans le passé,bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis nova.

      Amsterdam, P.H. Dronsberg, 1792. - Small 4to. (II)+XII+210 pp. + errata leaf. With engr. title by Reinier Vinkeles. Index medicamentorum, index synoymorum. Hardcover. 20th century full vellum with inked title on spine; pages uncut. VG. (Two former owners' names on title). * Bibliotheca Medica Neerlandica, I, p. 380. - Copy warranted with signature of Fr.E. Willet, member of S. Collegii Medici Amstelodamensis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising the Constitution, And Acts.

      1792 - Early Post-Revolutionary Compilation of New York Laws [New York]. Laws of the State of New York, Comprising the Constitution, And the Acts of the Legislature, Since the Revolution, From the First to the Fifteenth Session, Inclusive. New York: Printed by Thomas Greenleaf, 1792. Two volumes. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary varnished sheep, blind fillets, lettering pieces and black-stamped volume numbers to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, light fading to spines, minor chipping to spine head of Volume 1, hinges starting. Toning to text, light browning and negligible foxing in places, internally clean. * Only edition. With the state constitution, a digested index and subscriber list that includes Aaron Burr, Edward Livingston and other prominent New Yorkers of the period. This was the second compilation of New York's laws published since the Revolution, and the first octavo edition. This format was chosen to make this edition more affordable. 1400 subscriber copies were issued. Complete in itself, a third volume was added to this set in 1798. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 350. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        The History of America. 6. Aufl. 3 Bde. London, Strahan, Cadell u. Balfour, 1792. Mit 3 (von 4) mehrf. gefalt. Kupferstichkarten und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertafel. Schöne Ldr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit 2 RSch., reicher RVerg. und Stehkantenverg. (leicht berieben).,

      1792 - Die Karten von Südamerika, Golf von Mexiko und Mexiko mit Neuspanien.- 1 Karte fehlt. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Picturesque views on the river Thames, - from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity.

      London, 1792 - 2 vols. xvi + 209 + [1 errata] + viii + 258pp + [1 errata] + 1pp publisher's ad with 2 maps and 52 tinted aquatint plates. 1st ed., fine in original half calf with maroon labels, hinges cracked. Internally very clean apart from occasional very minor tone spots. Overall a handsome set. Many fine aquatint views of the bridges over the Thames. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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        Benjamin Franklins enskildta lefwerne, upsatt af honom sjelf och stäldt til hans son. Hwartil äro bifogade åtskillige händelser och omdömen, som angå denne store man. Öfwersättning. + Fortsättning af Benjamin Franklins enskilta lefwerne.

      1792 - Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. Engraved portrait,(2),118 pp. + Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. 119-218,(4) pp. Near contemporary half calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands, sparingly gilt spine and red vellum label. Edges stained red. Occasional minor spotting. Signature and stamps. Sabin A dictionary of books relating to America 25618. Portrait engraved by Snack. The last four unpaginated pages with book advertisements. First Swedish edition of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Regni Borussiae Secundum Observationes Novissima, Acuratissima Descriptio / Carte Nouvelle du Royaume de Prusse, Dressee sur les Observations les plus Nouvelles

      Ian Barend Elwe, Amsterdam 1792 - An detailed map of northern Poland and Lithuania (including Danzig) with an inset in the upper left corner of the vicinity of Konigsberg (modern Kaliningrad). , Size : 460x606 (mm), 18.11x23.86 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good; minor repairs near the upper margin and lower portion of the centre fold, hardly noticable.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        REFLEXIONES SOBRE EL ORIGEN DE LOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS ATRIBUIDOS A LOS MODERNOS, EN LAS QUE SE DEMUESTRA, QUE NUESTROS MÁS CÉLEBRES FILÓSOFOS HAN TOMADO LA MAYOR PARTE DE SUS CONOCIMIENTOS DE LAS OBRAS DE LOS ANTIGUOS, Y QUE MUCHAS VERDADES IMPORTANTES SOBRE LA RELIGIÓN FUERON CONOCIDAS POR LOS SABIOS DEL PAGANISMO.

      - 323 pp. Enc. en pasta española de época. 21,3x15. Buen ejemplar. Palau ref. 77673. Imp. de D. Benito Cano. Madrid, 1792. MÉTODO DE DESCARTES Y SU LÓGICA: ARTE DE PENSAR DE LOCKE - IDEAS INNATAS DE DESCARTES,Y Y LEIBNITZ, SACADAS DE PLATÓN, HERÁCLITO, PITÁGORAS Y LOS CALDEOS. SISTEMA DE MALLEBRANCHE TOMADO DE LA MISMA FUENTE Y DE SAN AGUSTIN - DE LAS CUALIDADES SENSIBLES - SISTEMA DE LEIBNITZ - NATURALEZA ANIMADA. COMPARACIÓN DEL SISTEMA DE MR. DE BUFFON CON EL DE ANAXÁROGAS, ENPEDOCLES, Y OTROS ANTIGUOS - NATURALEZA ACTIVA Y ANIMADA. SISTEMA DE MR. NEEDHAM - FILOSOFÍA CORPUSCULAR, Y DIVISIBILIDAD DE LA MATERIA EN INFINITO - DEL MOVIMIENTO, DE LA ACELERACIÓN DEL MOVIMIENTO DE LA GRAVEDAD O DEL DESCENSO DE LOS GRAVES - GRAVEDAD UNIVERSAL: FUERZA CENTRÍPETA Y CENTRÍFUGA. LEYES DE LOS MOVIMIENTOS DE LOS PLANETAS, SEGÚN SU DISTANCIA DEL CENTRO COMÚN - DEL ETHER: DEL AYRE, DE SU GRAVEDAD Y ELASTICIDAD - DEL TRUENO Y TERREMOTOS: DE LA FUERZA MAGNÉTICA, DEL FLUXO Y REFLUXO, DEL ORIGEN DE LOS RÍOS - DE LA CIRCULACIÓN DE LA SANGRE Y DE LAS TUBAS FALOPIANAS - DE LA CIRUGÍA Y DE LA QUÍMICA DE LOS ANTIGUOS - DE LA GENERACIÓN POR HUEVOS Y DE LOS GUSANILLOS ESPERMÁTICOS - DEL SISTEMA SEXUAL DE LAS PLANTAS - DEL ISOCHRONISMO DE LAS VIBRACIONES DE LOS PÉNDULOS, DE LA REFRACCIÓN DE LA LUZ Y DE LA REFRACCIÓN ASTRONÓMICA - TENTATIVAS SOBRE LA CUADRATURA DLE CÍRCULO - ESPEJOS USTORIOS - DE MUCHOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS DE LOS ANTIGUOS EN LAS MATEMÁTICAS, ASTRONOMÍA, ETC. - DE ARCHIMIDES: DE LA MECÁNICA DE LOS ANTIGUOS, Y DE SU ARQUITECTURA - DE LA ESCULTURA, PINTURA Y ORIGEN DE LA MÚSICA - DE DIOS - DEL ALMA - DEL TIEMPO Y DEL ESPACIO - DE LA CREACIÓN DEL MUNDO, Y DE LA MATERIA - DEL SISTEMA DE LEIBNITZ SOBRE EL OPTIMISMO, Y EL ORIGEN DEL MAL - PECADO ORIGINAL CONOCIDO POR LOS ANTIGUOS FILÓSOFOS. LIBROS ANTIGUOS FILOSOFÍA [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Galgo]
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        A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's Ship The Bounty, commaned by Lieutenant William Bligh.

      London: Printed for George Nicol, Bookseller to His Majesty, Pall-Mall. 1792 - " including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of the crew, in the ship's boat." First edition. Quarto. Size of binding: 9 in. x 11 3/8 in. [10], 264 pp. Stipple-engraved frontispiece portrait of Bligh and seven other engraved plates (five are folding). Full, old mottled calf; sympathetically re-backed in matching leather, with the gilt, red leather title label laid down. Cover corners show some wear. Small, early owner's name on the title-page and top of page one: "P Hinckes." This is Bligh's full-length account of the mutiny aboard the H.M.S. Bounty, an event whose notoriety is due in great part to its depiction in five feature-length films. Fletcher Christian, one of Bligh's officers, led a mutiny on the ship's return voyage from Tahiti, setting Bligh and 18 of his loyal officers adrift in a small boat. Some 3600 miles and about three months later, Bligh and his men landed at Timor. A number of factors precipitated the mutiny: some of the men wanted to return to Tahiti and re-establish warm relationships with the natives, especially the women; they resented Bligh’s intention to finish circumnavigating the globe; some resented what they saw as Bligh's excessive discipline. The mutineers settled on Pitcairn Island; three were later executed. Bligh was exonerated by an investigating committee and continued his services to His Majesty's Navy. Weight: 3 1/4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE MUTINOUS SEIZURE OF THE BOUNTY, WITH THE SUCCEEDING HARDSHIPS OF THE CREW. TO WHICH IS ADDED, SECRET ANECDOTES OF THE OTAHEITEAN FEMALES

      London: Printed by E. Bently And sold by Bell and Taylor, et al, [ca. 1792].. [4],[9]-76pp. plus engraved frontispiece. Small octavo. Modern speckled calf, gilt, leather label. Small faint spot to first few leaves, else a near fine copy. One of two Bently variants published simultaneously, the other bearing an imprint to be sold by H. D. Symonds. According to Hill, Bently based their publication on a slightly earlier account by publisher Robert Turner. "Following Bligh's return to England in March of 1790, publisher Robert Turner recognized that the public had an insatiable interest in the story of the mutiny. Turner believed that he could capitalize on this interest by stealing the thunder from Bligh's official account, then in preparation. Culling information from newspaper reports, Hawkesworth's VOYAGES, and other recent works on Tahiti, Turner published the sensationalized version...AN ACCOUNT ON THE MUTINOUS SEIZURE OF THE BOUNTY...The [later] Bently version differed in its larger format, the inclusion of an engraving of Bligh in his nightshirt, and most importantly, as Stephen Walters points out, probably the first published clue to Fletcher Christian's post- mutiny whereabouts: the publisher reports information from a voyager that Christian and the mutineers had recently left Tahiti with promises to return, and concludes from this information 'that they have turned pirates'" -Hill. This edition is not in Hill, who only owned a 1987 reprint edition. "An anonymous narrative. The account of the Mutiny is based on Bligh's book; the 'Secret Anecdotes of the Otaheitean Females' are extracted from Hawkesworth" - Ferguson. This latter account of Tahitian women is sometimes wanting, likely by a censor's hand. To account for the seeming mispagination at the beginning of the text, Ferguson notes that, "Apparently an error occurred in numbering the pages." FERGUSON 132. ESTC N29876. HILL 1825 (1987 reprint). HOWGEGO B107.

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        Oeuvres

      Servières Et Jean-François Bastien, Paris, Servières et Jean-François Bastien 1792 - Livre ancien Première édition collective de l'écrivain athée économiste et polémiste Boulanger, publiée pour la première et dernière fois de façon licite sous la Révolution Française. L'auteur de la recherche du despotisme oriental et du christianisme dévoilé a fait précédé chacun de ses volumes de la préface originale anonyme publiée lors des éditions clandestines. Séduisant exemplaire de cette très rare série. Condition : 8 volumes in-8, en plein veau raciné, tranches rougies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: L'Oeil de Mercure]
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        A Topographical Survey of the Great Road from London to Bath and Bristol .Illustrated by Perspective Views To which is added A Correct Map of the Country. 2 volumes.

      London; Printed for the Author and William Faden. 1792. - 1st edition. 9" x 6". xv + 154pp + plates and maps as called for. vii + 190pp + plates and maps as called for. POS (1793) on title pages. Later, but not recent, spine on near contemporary, speckled calf boards. The raised bands and compartments have elaborate gilt decoration. A little browning and foxing to prelims and margins of small number of pages. Crisp and clean, a beautiful set in handsome full calf bindings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (ABA,PBFA )]
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        Zoologia Adriatica ossia catalogo ragionato degli Animali del Golfo e delle Laguna di Venezia; preceduto da una dissertazione sulla storia fisica e naturale del Golfo; e accompagnato da memorie, ed osservazioni di fisica storia naturale ed economia.

      - Bassano 1792. 4to (272 x 205mm). pp. (10), 334, (2, blank), xxxii, with 9 folded engraved plates. Contemporary brown wrappers. A valuable pioneer work on the marine fauna of the Adriatic, especially the Gulf and Lagoons of Venice. Giuseppe Olivi (1769-1795) was an Italian naturalist. Although he died at a young age he was the first to describe the rich fauna of this interesting part of the Adriatic. He was a correspondent of the prestigious Academy of Padua. The present work is his main work. Three of the fine engraved plates show crabs and two plates show shells. A fine uncut copy, some pages with faint waterstain at the lower right corner.Nissen ZBI, 3010. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        1792, l'an IV de la liberté. Proclamation du roi sur les dangers de la patrie. Loi relative au complément de l'armée de ligne. Proclamation du roi sur la solennité de l'acte du corps législatif, qui déclare la patrie en danger. Acte du corps législatif, non sujet à la sanction du roi, portant qu'il y a lieu à accusation contre le sieur Cossé-Brissac. Loi relative aux officiers étrangers qui désirent consacrer leur expérience et leurs armes au service de la liberté française. Proclamation du roi concernant les observations et expériences à faire par les commissaires de l'académie des sciences, pour l'éxécution de la loi du 22 août 1790 , qui a ordonné l'uniformité des poids et mesures, etc.

      Imprimerie de P.C.D. Desjardins, Beauvais 1792 - in-8 non paginé ouvrage composé de 112 décrets et lois, dos à nerfs, très bel état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: France Champagne]
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        TRAITE ELEMENTAIRE DE LA COUPE DES PIERRES OU ART DU TRAIT.

      Paris, Joubert. 1792. - Relié, demi-veau, 220 + 270mm, 74pp, 49 planches gravées. Bon état.Titre gravé dans un encadrement et vignette. Ouvrage dans lequel on enfeigne à tracer & à tailler: 1°Les Portes ou Voutes simples; 2° Les arrières- Vouffures; 3° Les Niches; 4° Les Trompes; 5° Les demi- Berceaux fufpendus; 6° Les Joints d'aplomb; 7° Les Arcs de Cloitre; 8° Les Lunettes; 9° Les Voutes d'arète; 10° Les Berceaux tournants; 11° Les Voutes de four; 12° Les Pendentifs; 13° Les Efcaliers à jour; 14° Les Vis- faint- gilles; 15° Les Arches biaifes.ouvrage présenté en deux parties, l'une ayant trait à l'architecture, l'autre ayant trait à la coupe des pierres, 24 pages suivies de 47 planches H.T. et ij, 51 pages suivies de XLIX planches H.T., rousseurs, ensemble en assez bonne condition 770 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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        Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke’s Attack on the French Revolution. Part I. (Part the Second. Combining Principle and Practice)

      London: Printed for H.D. Symonds, 1792. . 8vo, iv, 78, (2), 90, (6) pp. Some light, mostly marginal, browning. 20th century panelled calf, an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Opinion de Thomas Payne, Député du Département de la Somme, concernant le Jugement de Louis XVI, Précédée de sa lettre d'envoi au Président de la Convention [ Suivi de : ] Convention Nationale. Opinion de Thomas Payne, sur l'Affaire de Louis Capet, adressée au Président de la Convention Nationale [ édition originale ]

      De l'Imprimerie Nationale 1792 - Opinion de Thomas Payne, Député du Département de la Somme, concernant le Jugement de Louis XVI, Précédée de sa lettre d'envoi au Président de la Convention [ Suivi de : ] Convention Nationale, Opinion de Thomas Payne, sur l'Affaire de Louis Capet, adressée au Président de la Convention Nationale, Imprimée par ordre de la Convention Nationale, 2 brochures in-8, sans couv., De l'Imprimerie Nationale, Paris, 1792 et s.d., 8 et 10 pp. Bon état. Très rare réunion de ces deux plaquettes rédigée par Thomas Paine, dans lesquelles il expose son opinion. "Je pense qu'il faut faire le procès à Louis XVI, non que cet avis me soit suggéré par un esprit de vengeance, car rien n'est plus éloigné de mon caractère ; mais parce que cette mesure me semble juste, légitime & conforme à la saine politique". . "Dans la cause particulière, soumise en ce moment à notre délibération, je fais à la Conventiuon nationale les propositions suivantes : premièrement, que la Convention nationale prononce le bannissement de Louis Capet & de sa famille ; secondement, que Louis Capet soit tenu en prison jusqu'à la la fin de la guerre, & qu'à cette époque la sentence du bannissement soit soumise à exécution". Martin & Walter, 26330 et 26331 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MIRRA TRAGEDIA BRUTO PRIMO TRAGEDIA AGAMENNONE TRAGEDIA SAUL TRAGEDIA OTTAVIA TRAGEDIA AGIDE TRAGEDIA,

      NELLA STAMPERIA GRAZIOSI A S. APOLLINARE, VENEZIA 1792 - In 8. Dim. 20x12,5 cm. Pp. 82, 80, 80, 88+(2), 84, 80. Interessante volume, una raccolta di sei tragedie del drammaturgo, poeta e scrittore Vittorio Amedeo Alfieri (1749-1803) tutte pubblicate nel 1792. Le sei tragedie hanno frontespizio a sè stante (tranne Agamennone, presente solo l'occhietto) e sono complete di tutte le pagine. All'interno presenti Bruto Primo (prima ed. 1789), Mirra (prima ed. 1789), Agamennone (prima ed. 1783), Saul (prima ed. 1782), Ottavia (prima ed. 1783), Agide (prima ed. 1788). Indice manoscritto alla prima carta bianca e note all'interno. In discrete condizioni. Rara raccolta. Copertina in mezza pelle coeva con titolo e decorazioni in oro al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso; rotture e deformazioni ai piatti. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture. Corpo del libro deformato. Interesting volume, a collection of six tragedies by the dramawriter, poet and writer Vittorio Amedeo Alfieri (1749-1803) all published in 1792. The six tragedies have their own title page (excepting for Agamennone, there is only the false title page) and are complete of all pages. Inside there are Bruto Primo (first ed. 1789), Mirra (first ed. 1789), Agamennone (first ed. 1783), Saul (first ed. 1782), Ottavia (first ed. 1783), Agide (first ed. 1788). Manuscripted index in the first white page and notes inside. In fair conditions. Scarce collection. Half leather cover with golden title and decorations in the spine in fair general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine; cracks and bad shape in the plates. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings. The body of the book with bad shape. La libreria Sephora di Elena Serru offre uno sconto del 20% su tutto il catalogo per un periodo limitato. Il costo originario del libro è 500,00 euro.

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        A voyage to Madagascar, and the East Indies : By the Abbe Rochon, Member of the Academies of Sciences of Paris and Petersburgh, Astronomer of the Marine, Keeper of the King's Philosophical Cabinet, Inspector of Machines, Money, &c. Translated from French

      printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, London 1792 - Collation, xlix+3+475pp, folding map. Recently rebound in full calf, raised bands, gilt lines and title lettering. Binding in excellent condition without any wear. Internally, contents holding firm, with no loose pages, occasional light tanning, occasional dust marking, map repaired, dusty with light stain mark. Pages in good condition throughout. A very good copy, in a fine binding.Book measures 15x24cm. Rochon was appointed astronomer of the marine in 1766, and two years later was sent to the East Indies to conduct a hydrographic survey of the Indian Ocean. His account of Madagascar was written with a view to showing the advantages which might be derived from French settlements there.A57 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Ruines, ou Méditation sur les révolutions des empires

      Desenne, Volland, Plassan, Paris 1792 - In-8 (204 x 128 mm), XVI - 295 pp., basane mouchetée marron, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, filet de coupes, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Seconde édition, illustrée de trois gravures, dont deux dépliantes. (quelques traces et frottements, coins émoussés, petit trou sur le mors inférieur du second plat, déchirures marginales pp. 103, 147, 211 et 281, rousseurs). // Octavo (204 x 128 mm), XVI - 295 pp., brown speckled roan, smooth spine tooled, red morocco title label, fillet on turns-in, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Second edition, illustrated with three engraved plates, including two folding. (some rubbings and defects, corners used, small hole on lower join of lower cover, tearings in margin pp. 103, 147, 211 and 281, brownings).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Les ruines, ou méditation sur les révolutions des empires.

      chez Desenne, Volland, Plassans. 1792 - - chez Desenne, Volland, Plassans., A Paris 1792, in 8 (12,5x20cm), xvi, 295pp., relié. - Première édition française. L'édition originale est parue à Genève en 1791. llustrée de 3 planches, un frontispice et deux dépliantes : une carte hémisphérique et une astrologique. Pleine Basane marbrée d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe supérieure élimée. Frottements aux mors et bordures. Célèbre oeuvre du philosophe Volney dans laquelle alternent souvenirs personnels, philosophie et réflexions. Si le sujet général est un questionnement sur la disparition et la ruine des empires (Volney débute son livre par une méditation sur l'effondrement de Palmyre), l'ouvrage aborde de multiples thèmes qui lui sont liés : origines des cultes religieux, symbolisme, culte des astres. Le livre excelle par son style lyrique et ses allégories. Volney, se souvenant d'Hérodote, ne fait confiance en tant qu'historien qu'aux faits, et il interroge les ruines afin qu'elles lui révèlent la ruine d'un empire et d'une cité. xvi, 295pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tratado del real derecho de las medias-anatas seculares y del servicio de lanzas á que estan obligados los titulos de Castilla. Orígen histórico de este juzgado en el reyno del Perú. Reglas con que se administran estos ramos en ambas Américas, conformes en la mayor parte á las que estan prescritas en España para su adeudo y recaudacion. Con tres apéndices: el primero contiene un catálogo alfabético de los títulos exîstentes en aquel vireynato, sus creaciones respectivas y actuales poseedores. El segundo las reglas generales de media-anata insertas en la Real cédula de 3 julio de 1664. Y el tercero las reales órdenes y cédulas que se han expedido para el mejor régimen y gobierno de ambos derechos.

      En la Oficina de Don Benito Cano, Madrid 1792 - 8 lvs., 252 pp. 4to. Contemporary calf with marbled endpapers, morocco spine label, all edges red. Hardback. Illus. with 1 folding table. A major treatise on the laws of inheritance as well an important work on many levels, so much so, that Medina, in his Biblioteca Hispano-Chilena, devoted over eight pages to it. Rezabal y Ugarte provides the history of the court system in the Viceroyalty of Peru; it relates the court system in Peru to that of Spain; it provides an alphabetical list of all titles of nobility in Peru, along with their origins; and it supplies an inventory of all regulations relating to inheritances. The author was one of the most distinguished judges in both Chile and Peru. He became Honorary Judge of the Real Audiencia, Lima, in 1786, having spent some years following 1777, in Santiago de Chile as a criminal judge. At the time he published this classic compilation, he was the Senior Judge of the Royal Audiencia in Cuzco. He was also the author of "Bibliotheca de los escritores que han sido individuos de los seis Colegios Mayores" (Madrid, 1805). Provenance: Bookplate of Ex Museo del Montino. Medina BHC 639; Palau 265986; Sabin 70462. JCB III: 3550. Leclerc 1304. Moreno: Biblioteca peruana I: 1643. Spine ends worn, part of one compartment chipped, boards scuffed with occasional loss, museum bookplate and penciled accession numbers on front pastedown, binding quite solid, leaves clean, impressions sharp, contents very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tratado del Real Derecho de las Medias-Anatas Seculares.

      1792 - Scarce 1792 Treatise on Taxation And Inheritance Laws in the Viceroyalty of Peru Rezabal (Rezabel) y Ugarte, Jose de [d. 1800]. Tratado del Real Derecho de las Medias-Anatas Seculares: y del Servicio de Lanzas a que Estan Obligados los Titulos de Castilla. Origen Historico de Este Juzgado en el Reyno del Peru. Reglas con Que se Administran Estos Ramos en Ambas Americas, Conformes en la Mayor Parte a las que Estan Prescritas en Espana Para su Adeudo y Recaudacion. Con Tres Apendices: El Primero Contiene un Catalogo Alfabetico de los Titulos Existentes en Aquel Vireynato, Sus Creaciones Respectivas y Actuales Poseedores. El Segundo las Reglas Generales de Media-Anata Insertas en la Real Cedula de 3 Julio de 1664. Y el Tercero las Reales Ordenes y Cedulas que se Han Expedido Para el Mejor Regimen y Gobierno de Ambos Derechos. Madrid: En la Oficina de B. Cano, 1792. [xvi], 252 pp. Fold-out table. Folio (11-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary sheep treated to look like tree calf, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, rouged edges, ribbon marker, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities with minor chipping to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges cracked. Early owner bookplate and signature to verso of title page with some bleed-through and offsetting, interior otherwise fresh. * Only edition. This is a treatise on inheritance law and taxation in the Viceroyalty of Peru. The author was the senior judge in Cusco. It includes a detailed catalogue of all Spanish titles of nobility in Peru and contains a good deal of information relating to native South Americans and people of mixed Spanish-native blood. Indeed, it is an important source for its information on the legal status of these people and is included in the CD-ROM collection Textos Clasicos de Literatura Juridica Indiana (Madrid, 1999). OCLC locates 14 copies, 11 in North America, 1 in a law library (Library of Congress). Palau, Manual del Librero Hispanoamericano 265986. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de 16 pièces relatives à la Constitution civile du clergé, au Serment civique et à la situation des catholiques en 1791-1792 ] Mandement de M. l'Evêque de Boulogne, pour le Carême - Exhortation aux vrais catholiques pour le Dimanche de la Passion - Exhortation aux vrais catholiques pour le second Dimanche de Carême - Exhortation aux Vrais Catholiques pour passer saintement le Carême, et se disposer à la Pâque - L'Ange Tutélaire de la France, visitant ce Royaume, et instruisant les catholiques fidèles. Par l'auteur de Gros-Jean qui remontre à son Curé - Avis de M. l'Archevêque d'Auch, à plusieurs Catholiques de son Diocèse, & principalement à quelques habitans des campagnes - Le Catéchisme d'un Curé intrus, ou l'Intrus a quia - Autr

      Crapart, Lallemand, Guerbart, etc. 1792 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marbrée, dos à 5 nerfs, Mandement de M. l'Evêque de Boulogne, pour le Carême; De l'Imprimerie de Guerbart, Paris, 1792, 44 pp. [ par Jean-René, Evêque de Boulogne ] - Exhortation aux vrais catholiques pour le Dimanche de la Passion, Chez Crapart, Paris, s.d. 16 pp. - Exhortation aux vrais catholiques pour le second Dimanche de Carême, De l'Imprimerie de Crapart, s.d. (février 1792), 16 pp. - Exhortation aux Vrais Catholiques pour passer saintement le Carême, et se disposer à la Pâque, Chez Crapart, Paris, 1792, 15 pp. - L'Ange Tutélaire de la France, visitant ce Royaume, et instruisant les catholiques fidèles. Par l'auteur de Gros-Jean qui remontre à son Curé, Chez Lallemand, Paris, 1792, 63 pp. - Avis de M. l'Archevêque d'Auch, à plusieurs Catholiques de son Diocèse, & principalement à quelques habitans des campagnes, s.n. (29 mars 1792, par L. Ap.) - Le Catéchisme d'un Curé intrus, ou l'Intrus a quia, De l'Imprimerie de Guerbart, Paris, 1792, 24 pp. - Autre Suite du Catéchisme de l'Intrus, 19 pp. - Suite du Catéchisme de l'Intrus, 12 pp. - Instruction Pastorale de M. l'Evêque de Boulogne, Sur l'obligation de s'attacher aux Pateurs légitimes ; adoptée pour le Diocèse de Bordeaux, De l'Imprimerie de Guerbart, Paris, 1791, 23 pp. (par Jean-René Evêque de Boulogne) - Les Intrus jugés au Tribunal de la Religion, par l'Auteur du Catéchisme nouveau & raisonné. A l'usage des Intrus qui ont le bonheur d'avoir des remord, Chez Pichard, Paris, 1791, 32 pp. - Lettre de M. l'Evêque de Blois, 1792, 16 pp. (par AL, Ev. de Blois) - Instruction Pastorale de Monseigneur l'Archevêque de Bordeaux, Chez Senneville, De l'Imprimerie de Crapart, 1792, 16 pp. - Les Vrais Principes de l'Eglise, de la Morale et de la Raison sur la Constitution Civile du Clergé, s.l.n.d (1792), 282 pp. et 1 f. - Histoire de mon Ier Serment, et Consultation sur le Second, à M. Avoine se disant Evêque du département de Seine et Oise, Chez Caillot et Courcier, Devaux, Dufresne, Pichard, Lallemand, Paris, 1792, 78 pp. (par Jul. delaunay, pasteur errant autour de son troupeau, et confesseur de la foi de Jésus-Christ) - Le Schisme démontré, ou Les Nouveaux Schismatiques, Chez Lallemand, Paris, 1792, 105 pp. et 1 f. Extraordinaire réunion de 16 pièces diverses, par des pasteurs catholiques fidèles à Rome, exhortant les catholiques et brossant un tableau réaliste et dramatique de la situation spirituelle. On extraira ce passage de "L'Ange Tutélaire de la France" (l'Ange discute avec son guide dans le Paris de 1792) : "Quoi ! l'Eglise Sainte-Geneviève s'appelle le Panthéon Français ! Est-ce que nous sommes au milieu de Rome payenne ? Ce mot veut dire Temple de tous les Dieux Français". Etat moyen (reliure abîmée avec divers petits accrocs et mq., qq. mouill. à certaines pièces, deux petits travaux de vers en marge intérieure de deux pièces n'affectant pas le texte). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MANUSCRIT : Notes de lectures de documents de 1792. (Révolution)

      - In-12, (404) pp., demi-basane à petits coins (dos frotté). Relevé d'époque, d'une fine écriture très serrée, de documents parus en 1792 : placards, journaux (Le Moniteur, Le Mercure, Le Surveillant, le Journal général de France, La Guinguette patriotique, le Journal de la Convention nationale, etc.), y compris des feuilles départementales et locales (Lyon, Journal républicain des deux départements de Rhône et de Loire), ouvrages publiés, discours et lettres (Prudhomme, Fontenay). Ex-libris armorié du comte de Buffières (1843-1882, Monbellet, Bourgogne), président de l?Académie de Mâcon. * Lyon / Révolution * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        HISTORIA NATURAL Y MORAL DE LAS INDIAS, en que se tratan las cosas notables del cielo, elementos, metales, plantas, animales de ellas; y los ritos, ceremonias, leyes, gobierno y guerras de los indios.

      Imp. Pantaleón Aznar. Madrid, 1792 - . 21 cm. 2 vol: (I) 11 h., 310 pág. (II) 6 h., 252 pág. Enc. en pasta española, tejuelos, cortes pintados. * Esta obra escrita por el jesuita y antropólogo José de Acosta fue publicada por primera vez en Sevilla por la imprenta de Juan de León en 1590. La obra que hoy en día comunmente es referida como "crónica" sin duda es la obra de mayor resonancia del autor y es considerada una de las más importantes del siglo XVI. Representa un extraordinario trabajo de síntesis. Se trata de uno de los ensayos más brillantes para entender la diferencialidad del continente, de los habitantes, de las prácticas religiosas, así como de los sistemas de organización social que hasta esta fecha eran desconocidos para los filósofos griegos y romanos, así como los teológos cristianos, en cuyas doctrinas se basaban los conocimientos de aquel tiempo (Kathrin Herz). Palau 1983. Història natural Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung der hochfürstlich-erzbischöflichen Haupt- und Residenzstadt Salzburg und ihrer Gegenden verbunden mit ihrer ältesten Geschichte. Erster Band: Topographie. Nebst 2 Kupfertafeln. Zweyter Band: Statistik. Nebst einer Kupfertafel, welche die Stadt Salzburg aus dem XV. Jahrh. vorstellet.

      Selbstverlag,, Salzburg, 1792 - 2 Bde. Salzburg, Selbstverlag, 1792 - 1793. XXXII + 594 + 12, VIII + 620 + 12 S. Priv. Pp. u. HLd. der Zeit. Mit allen drei Tafeln: die Lederfabrik am äußeren Stein, sowie der Stadtplan von Salzburg und im zweiten Band die Ansicht Salzburgs. - Besitzsign. a. V., S. 380f. m. Reste eines Klebefilms, stockfleckig, Gbrsp., Ebd. berieben m. stärkeren Gbrsp. Zweiter Band m. stärkeren Gbrsp., tlw. Fraßspuren in Marginalien (vorallem S.550-565), stockfleckig, Besitzsign. a. V., angestaubt. Ebd. bedarf eines Buchbinders. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt. - Selten mit den Tafeln. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEA, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship the Bounty...including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew

      London: George Nicol, 1792. First edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 7 plates of plans and charts including a fine engraved oval portrait frontispiece of Bligh by Conde after Russell, folding plan of the Bounty, folding plan of the Bounty&#146;s launch, a plate of bread-fruit, and 4 other plans and charts (3 folding). 4to, full contemporary calf, skillfully rebacked at an early date with an elegantly gilt patterned spine, gilt armorial devise on covers, expert restoration accomplished very sympathetically. viii, 264. A very handsome and large copy with occasional offset. RARE FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SEA TALES IN ALL OF MARITIME AND VOYAGE LITERATURE. On their way to introduce the bread-fruit as a cash crop to the West Indies from the South Sea Island, "Bread-fruit Bligh" and eighteen of his crew were set adrift by Fletcher Christian, the master&#39;s mate of the "Bounty," and made a journey of about 4000 miles in an open boat before landing on the East Indian island of Timor. Several of the mutineers, who had settled on Pitcairn Island, were eventually captured and three were executed in England. "An extremely important book" (Hill, p. 27).<br> Interestingly enough, Bligh was subjected to two further mutinies in his career, though only the last, in New South Wales, can be blamed upon the harsh exercise of authority. Though Bligh&#146;s account of the mutiny had been published first in 1790, it was because, as the publisher explains in his Advertisment, for the need of &#147;communicating early information concerning an event which attracted the public notice: and being drawn up in a hasty manner, it required many corrections.&#148; The present work is the first appearance of the story of the entire expedition.<br> &#147;Having acquired a high reputation as a skillful navigator, [Bligh] was appointed to the Bounty, of 250 tons, in December 1787, arriving at his destination, Otaheite, ten months afterwards. Here he remained for five or six months, during which period his crew became demoralised by the luxurious climate and their apparently unrestricted intercourse with the natives. The object of the voyage, namely to obtain plants of the bread-fruit with a view to its acclimatisation in the British West India islands, having been accomplished, Bligh set out on his voyage thither. But his irascible temper and overbearing conduct excited (under the leadership of Fletcher Christian) a mutiny on board the ship; and on 28 April 1789 he, with eighteen of his crew, were overmastered and cast adrift in an open boat, only twenty-three feet long, and deeply laden; they had a small amount of provisions allotted to them, but no chart. In this frail craft they sailed, for nearly three months, a distance of 3,618 miles, touching at some small islands, where they got only a few shellfish and some fruit; but at length, thanks to Bligh&#146;s skill, resource, and courage, they reached Timor&#148; (DNB)

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        A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty for the Purpose of Conveying the Breadfruit Tree to the West Indies in the H.M.S. Bounty, Commanded by Lieut. William Bligh. Including an Account of the Mutiny on Board the Said Ship, and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew in the Ship&#39;s Boat from Tofua, one of the Friendly Island to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies

      London:: George Nicol,. 1792.. First edition. A wide margined copy, uncut & untrimmed, bound in the original boards, with an early Welsh circulating library label in the front dated 1793. The story of William Bligh&#39;s voyage and the notorious mutiny on the &#39;Bounty&#39; is part of the collective consciousness of exceptional sea voyages of history. The expedition&#39;s purpose was something much more mundane - to transplant the breadfruit tree of Tahiti to the West Indies, where disruptions in food supply following American independence had led to demand from the planters for a high-yielding basic food crop for the slave population. As Bligh himself observed in the preface to the Voyage: "The object of all former voyages to the South Seas, undertaken by command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science...This voyage may be reckoned the first, the intention of which has been to derive benefits from those distant discoveries". The venture clearly demonstrates the economic significance of botanical discoveries in the 18th and 19th centuries and the importance of plant transfer in relation to the wider issues of slavery, industrialization and imperial expansion. An extensive description of the breadfruit and its properties is given in the "Voyage". Published two years after his "Narrative", this official narrative is a further attempt to clear his name and influence public opinion in his favor. Bligh was to continue in his majesty&#39;s service, appointed governor of New South Wales from 1806-1808 and rising to the rank of Vice Admiral.& & A most interesting early library label inside the front board for the Pontefract Circulating Library, entered into circulation April 8th, 1793 "Allowed for reading the first Year" for 2 weeks, "After the first Year" three weeks, and "Forfeiture per Day for keeping it beyond the Time," 3 d. Text printed on laid paper, the front free endpaper with a fleur de lis watermark, and a label has been removed with a small triangle which has rubbed through. There are no other library marks, indeed, the book looks to have been seldom borrowed. Four of the illustrations in the "Voyage" were first printed in the "Narrative", published in 1790, 2 years earlier. We have noticed however, that 3 of the maps in the "Narrative" were printed on laid paper, while they are printed on wove paper in the "Voyage". The exception is the "Copy of the draught from which the Bounty&#39;s launch was built", which is identical thin wove paper in both books. & & Sabin 5910, Kroepelien 93, Wantrup 62a, Hill p.27. Hill states "An extremely important book. This is the 1st edition of the official account of the Bounty expedition." 4to, 250 x 315 mm, [x], 264pp, frontis portrait & 7 other plates including 2 folding plans (deck of Bounty & Bounty launch), 1 fold. ill. (breadfruit) & 4 folding maps. Some offsetting from the plates onto the text, but just enough to indicate the untampered nature of this volume, and not unpleasant. The breadfruit print & map of the Launch&#39;s route to Tofoa are a little foxed. The map of the north part of Otaheite has some closed tears expertly repaired. Small dark mark at the hinge in the last 4 pp, perhaps from a botanical specimen that was pressed there. Bound in original marbled boards, handsomely bound in handsome half morocco with gilt raised bands & morocco title label. An attractive period copy.

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        The Constitution of England; Or, an Account of the English Government: In Which It Is Compared, Both with the Republican Form of Government, and the other Monarchies of Europe [etc.]. Cohen 2754 [mis-citing the Evans number, which is Evans 24263]

      New-York: Printed by Hodge & Campbell, and Sold at Their . . . Book-Stores, 1792. Contemporary mottled sheep, rubbed, joints cracking, yet an appealing copy Only American edition of a classic treatment of the English constitution and of comparative constitutional law, said to have prompted Bentham&#39;s remark that "Our Author [Blackstone] has copied: but Mr. de L&#39;olme has thought

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        Systematisches Handbuch der Pharmacie für angehende Aerzte und Apotheker.

      Erfurt, Georg Adam Keyser, 1792.. 8°. Mit gest. Titelvignette. XXII, 346 S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd.. Seltene Erstausgabe. - Der Apotheker Johann Bartholomäus Trommsdorff (1770-1837) eröffnete ein chemisch-pharmazeutisches Privatinstitut, an dem bis 1828 über 300 Personen, darunter zahlreiche Apotheker und Gewerbetreibende, ihre Ausbildung erhielten. Die dort kreierte Unterrichtsmethode erlangte auch für andere naturwissenschaftliche Studiengänge Modellcharakter. Mit den Gründungen einer chemisch-pharmazeutischen Fabrik 1811 in Teuditz (heute Tollwitz, bei Merseburg) sowie einer Indigo-Fabrik in Erfurt (1812) wurde Trommsdorff zu einem Wegbereiter der chemischen Industrie. Zahlreiche Akademien ernannten ihn zum Ehrenmitglied. Trommsdorff gilt als Begründer einer wissenschaftlichen Pharmazie und trug dazu u.a. mit dem von ihm herausgegebenen "Journal der Pharmacie" (1793-1817, danach als "Neues Journal der Pharmacie" bis 1834), 512 Aufsätzen sowie 34 Lehr- und Handbüchern bei. Auf seine Initiative hin entstand 1830 eine "Sektion Pharmazie" bei der Naturforscher- und Ärzteversammlung in Hamburg. Trommsdorff untersuchte zahlreiche Drogen und Mineralwässer und entdeckte, daß es sauerstoffreie Säuren gibt. Ferner beschäftigte er sich mit chemischer Technologie, Physik, Mineralogie und Chemiegeschichte. - Titel alt gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Hein-Schw. I, 693; Ferchl 543; Blake 460.

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        Prüfung Der Kantischen Critik ( Kritik ) der reinen Vernunft. 2 Bände.,

      G.L.Hartung Und Friedrich Nicolovius, Königsberg 1789 Und 1792 - Schulz, Professor Universität Königsberg, Anhänger und Erläuterer Kant s verteidigte diesen gegen Angriffe Eberhard, Bornträger, Tittel, Reimarus u.a.Solide feste Hartkarton Einbände der Zeit. Band 1 (I): VI, 242 Seiten. Einband solide, Papierverlust auf oberem Kapital. Band 2 (II): VI, 296 Seiten. Farbunterlegte geprägte Rückentitel völlig verblichen, Abrieb-/Altersspuren, eben altersschön. Knickstellen in den Seiten oben am Ende des Buches. Buchblöcke materiell sehr gut, unversehrt und weitestgehend sauber, papierqualitätsbedingt z.T etwas nachgedunkelt, Fleckchen sind lange zu suchen. 12 x 20 Cm., Gewicht 0.6 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 600 Jeweils Erstauflage Feste Papp-Einbände Altersspuren

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        An Essay on Electricity, Explaining the Principles of that Useful Science; and Describing the Instruments, Contrived Either to Illustrate the Theory, or Render the Practice Entertaining

      London: Printed for the Author by R. Hindmarsh. Cover worn and detached. Outer spine missing. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons. 1792. Fourth Edition. Grey board cover. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). x, 588pp. Frontispiece plate and 5 fold out plates at rear. &#39;To which is now added, a letter to the author, from Mr. John Birch, Surgeon, on the subject of Medical Electricity&#39;. .

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        Componimenti Poetici Di Varii Autori In Lode Di Venezia Raccolti Nall'Ingresso Di Sua Eccellenza Il Signore Alessandro Albrizzi Alla Dignita Di Procuratore Di San Marco

      Carlo Palese, Venezia [i.e. Venice] 1792 - Engraved frontispiece by Bartolozzi, title-page vignette. Folio. [301 x 217 x 15 mm]. [3]ff, 120pp. Bound in the original Venetian flexible boards covered with green glazed paper, the sides blocked or stencilled in white with a rococo frame, enclosing a crowned rococo cartouche, with the Albrizzi arms on the front and interlocked initials of Venice on the rear. The spine decorated to a chain pattern, plain endleaves, yellow edges. (Slight wear to the spine and with an old manuscript paper label at the head). Contained in a new green cloth drop-over box, lined with felt, the spine lettered on a black goatskin label. One of six publications which commemorate the appointment of Alessandro Albrizzi to the office of Procuratore di San Marco. A delightful Venetian decorated wrapper, with an exuberant design and in fine condition. A.R.A. Hobson, French and Italian Collectors and their Bindings, p.168, remarked that "the charming wrappers printed in colours from wood-blocks [were] the special contribution of Venice to Italian eighteenth century binding". Their introduction was due to the brothers Giovan Antonio and Giovan Battista Remondini of Bassano, who revived an art that had flourished in Venice two centuries earlier. Production resumed about 1732 and in 1755 the Remondinis were granted a twenty year monopoly by the Venetian Government. By 1767 the firm was working at full capacity, with a great export trade (on which they were allowed exemption from Venetian customs dues) to Russia, Poland, Scandanavia, Provence, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal and South America. They offered a choice of flowered, gilt, coloured, or marbled papers, and a speciality was the wrappers decorated with the arms of the individuals honoured in the livres d'occasion printed to celebrate agreeable events. The white decoration on this example looks as if it may have been applied with a stencil rather than a wood block.

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        A topographical survey of the great road from London to Bath and Bristol. With historical and descriptive accounts of the country, towns, villages, and gentlemen&#146;s seats on and adjacent to it; illustrated by perspective views of the most select and picturesque scenery To which is added a correct map of the country Three miles on each side of the road; planned from a scale of one inch to a mile

      printed for the author, Charles-street, ST. Jame&#146;s-square; and William Faden [replaced by R. Faulder in vol. II], Charing-cross M.DCC.XCII. [1792], London - Complete in two royal octavo volumes. [2, half-title, blank],xv,[1],154; vii,[1],190,[2, errata, blank]pp, with 65 aquatint plates in sepia "beautifully engraved and resembl[ing John] Carey's work" (Cox) and 11 maps (10 double-page). Recent period-style half-calf over marbled paper-covered boards, spines in six compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering pieces gilt, end papers renewed&#151;a very handsome presentation. Title and half-title toned, expected offsetting of plates, otherwise a Fine, attractive set. Abbey, Scenery, 24. Cox 1792. Brunet 1333. Lowndes III, 2105. ESTC Citation No. T100355. First Edition. "A few copies were printed on large paper; these are often found with the plates coloured." (Abbey) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LECCIONES DE AGRICULTURA Y ECONOMIA QUE DA UN PADRE A SU HIJO ( 5 TOMOS).

      1792 - Madrid. 21x16 cm. Págs: Tomo I- 20 hojas+ 279 / Tomo II - 22 hojas+ 279 / Tomo III- 14 hojas+ 299 / Tomo IV - 40 hojas + 200 / y tomo V- 20 hojas+199. Enc: holandesa en piel nueva con nervios y dorados en el lomo. La obra está encuedernada en tres volúmenes. El tomo V está dedicado exclusivamente al vino. Algunas páginas con ligeras manchas de humedad, pero en general muy buen estado de conservación. "PARA QUE SEA UN BUEN LABRADOR EN CUALQU [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Edinburgh Musical Miscellany: a collection of the most approved Scotch, English and Irish songs set to music.

      W.Gordon, T.Brown, N.R.Cheyne, C.Elliot etc etc, Edinburgh 1792 - With the further volume published the following year. 12mo. Pp, x, 359. 1 page publisher's list. xi, 372. Half calf, raised bands, gilt; marbled boards. Extremities rubbed but the bindings are sound and secure. A damp stain with prominent tide mark affects the engraved frontis. and title page of volume one. A similar stain, though less extensive, affects the top corner of the last twenty pages. Pages 11/12 and 69/70 are torn without loss. A little scattered internal soiling. The second volume is unaffected. Nevertheless a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Letters of Junius (Two Volumes, Complete)

      A. Hamilton, London 1792 - Two full leather volumes, spines in six compartments separated by gilt borders and decoration, gilt lettering on red labels in one compartment. Junius is the pseudonym of the still unidentified author of a series of letters contributed to Henry Sampson Woodfall's Public Advertiser, a popular English newspaper of the day, between January 21, 1769, and January 21, 1772. Junius' aims were to discredit the ministries of the Duke of Grafton and subsequently of Lord North and to draw attention to the political influence of George III, who was trying to establish his own "personal government" by selecting his ministers from a group of subservient friends. Junius used ferocious sarcasm in attacking the public and private lives of Grafton and his associates, the Duke of Bedford, the Earl of Bute, and Lord Mansfield. Finally, in his 35th letter, he attacked King George himself, causing a storm of indignation and prompting the government in 1770 to (unsuccessfully) prosecute the printer, Woodfall, for seditious libel for having printed the letter. Junius' views were those of a radical Whig and an ardent supporter of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, who had been succeeded in office by Grafton in 1768. But Junius failed in his aims, for the ineffectual Grafton's fall in 1770 merely signaled the advent of Lord North's ministry. Apart from their significance as a literary controversy and their importance in the history of the freedom of the press, Junius' letters are notable for their style and the unsolved mystery of their authorship. They display little stylistic variety, and their tone hardly ever changes from that of sustained personal invective and of bitter, merciless sarcasm, but the writing has a fine boldness and liveliness, an urgency and blunt eloquence that still arrest the reader. Many attempts to discover Junius' identity have been made, including claims for Sir Philip Francis, the chief candidate; William Petty-Fitzmaurice, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (later 1st Marquess of Lansdowne); and Laughlin Macleane, who was Shelburne's undersecretary. Some 45 other candidates have been proposed less convincingly. Current opinion favors Sir Philip Francis. Expertly refurbished, former owner's name in an extremely elegent hand on each title page, library bookplates on each fep and a number written in the lower margin of the first text page of each volume (no other indications of library identification), corners bumped and worn, hinges strong, pages supple, both volumes appear unread. VERY GOOD. . Ex-Library. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. xxxiv, 227; 259, (37) pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten.

      Riga: bey Johann Friedrich Harttnoch, 1792. - "If he had published nothing else but the Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Kant would be assured a place in the history of philosophy.this work is written with an eloquence, depth of insight, and strength of feeling that make an immediate impact on the reader and put it among the classics on the subject." (W.W.Walsh in the Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Warda 94; Adickes 58. Octavo. [16], 128 pp. Contemporary black boards, decoratively stamped in gilt, white leather labels on spine. A very good copy. 3rd edition. Warda 94; Adickes 58. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire des jeux faisant suite au Tome III des Mathématiques.

      chez Panckoucke,, A Paris, 1792 - Cm. 26, pp. (4) 316 + 16 tavole incise in rame, anche a doppia paginna. Solida legatura in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e filetti in oro. Dorso ben rifatto. Rade bruniture, ben conservato. Studio monograficamente autonomo ed appartenente alla celebre "Encyclopédie mèthodique". Interessante e non comune fonte di notizie sui giochi antichi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DIARIO DE BARCELONA, LOS 92 PRIMEROS DIARIOS DE BARCELONA 1792

      Imprenta del Diario Barcelona. 1792. 20X16. 6h+368Pág+1h. Los primeros 92 Diarios de la Ciudad Condal. El principal artifice de su creación fue por Pedro Pablo Husson de Lapazaran, italiano que se aposento en la corte de Carlos III. Mediante la observación de la prensa estranjera diseño un Diario Oficial mezclado con noticias de caráter no oficial, con la concesión del permiso gubernamental, la Obra que presentamos salió a la luz el 1 de octubre de 1792. Una autentica rareza. Muy difícil en comercio. Ref 10.2 Biblioteca A.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Muy bien.

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        Extracts from the Treaties between Great-Britain and other Kingdoms and States of such Articles as relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Commanders of His Majesty&#39;s Ships of War

      [London: The Admiralty Office,], 1792. Quarto (294 × 230 mm)Contemporary red straight-grained morocco by Kalthoeber - ticket, somewhat oxidized as often, to verso of the the front free endpaper - title gilt to spine, flat bands with narrow rope-twist roll, double-rule panelled compartments with central fouled anchor tool, corner-pieces composed of smaller tools including anchors and drawer-handles; triple fillet gilt panel to the boards enclosing a beaded panel, fouled anchor corner-pieces, beaded edge-roll, all edges gilt over marbling, Greek key roll to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers, pale blue silk page-marker. Fine engraved frontispiece with Admiralty fouled anchor set in a trophy of arms and standards with navigational devices, similar end-piece, signed by Gostling himself, of the Royal Standard, Union Flag, British ensign, and the Admiralty Board flag within oak and olive boughs. A little rubbed at the extremities, some gilt flaked, very light toning, a very good copy. First edition, large paper copy. An important compilation produced for the reference of ship&#39;s captains at the point of Britain&#39;s entry into a defining period of naval warfare, culminating at Trafalgar. This superbly-bound copy from the library of John Scott, first earl of Eldon, with his ownership inscription before ennoblement "John Scott, Lincoln Fields" to the second blank, and his handsome circular armorial book label as Earl - motto "sit sine labe decus" [let Honour be stainless] - verso of the front free endpaper. At the time of publication Scott was solicitor-general, in 1793 becoming attorney-general. He was Lord Chancellor 1801-1827, "a major figure in the political world of early nineteenth-century England" (ODNB). A volume, the title of which is more or less self-explanatory. This edition updates the "last similar Publication of this kind" which was in 1758, the revision no doubt stimulated by the entry of Great Britain into the War of the First Coalition against Revolutionary France. "This beautifully printed volume includes the Treaty with America" (Sabin), comprising the relevant clauses of the Treaty of Paris. At the time of publication, the compiler, Gostling, a highly prosperous lawyer with considerable estates at Whitton Park in Twickenham, was Admiralty Proctor. A handsomely presented association copy.

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        Versuche über die gereizte Muskel - und Nervenfaser nebst Vermuthungen über den chemischen Process des Lebens in der Thier- und Pflanzenwelt. Erster Band.

      Posen: Decker und Compagnie/Berlin: Heinrich August Rottmann, 1792. 1st ed. - Volume One (of two total). 495 pp. + [1] pages ads. 89 engraved figs. on 8 plates (at rear) showing anatomical details and instruments. Bound in contemporary black marbled boards with gilt stamped red leather spinal label. This book came from the Henry Barton Jacobs collection (bookplate front pastedown). marbling worn through at extremities, spinal label chipped, top corner of front free endpaper clipped, owner's oval ink stamp title page, else book is tight, very good, text and plates not foxed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        Voyage aux sources du Nil, en Nubie et en Abyssinie, pendant les années 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 & 1772. Traduit de l&#146;Anglais par J. H. Castera.

      Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1790- 1792 - 6 vol. in-4° dont 1 atlas ; (2)-VIII-LXXXIII-620 pp./(2)-784 pp./(2)-858 pp./(2)-752 pp./(2)-328 pp.-CLXIII-(1)/(2)-88 pl. et cartes, demi-basane marron, dos lisse orné habillement restauré, rel. de lépoque, bel exemplaire. Gay, 44. Graesse, 551. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE LA TRADUCTION FRANCAISE. FIRST FRENCH EDITION. GOOD COPY. Bruce « laisse cinq volumes qui se lisent comme un roman. Ils rendent compte des nombreuses observations astronomiques qu&#146;il ne manqua jamais de faire, même dans les plus cruels embarras. Ils constituent également la relation la plus vivante et la plus sincère qu&#146;on ait jamais écrite sur l&#146;Abyssinie. » (cf. Marcel Griaule). Célèbre voyageur écossais, James Bruce (1730-1794) reprend la tentative infructueuse de Le Noir du Roule (1704-1705) d&#146;établir des relations avec l&#146;Abyssinie (Éthiopie) par l&#146;exploration du Haut-Nil et du Sennaar. Nommé consul à Alger en 1763, grâce à l&#146;influence de lord Halifax, il ne se mit définitivement en route qu&#146;en 1768. Bien accueilli en Abyssinie, il y séjourna quatre années, pendant lesquelles il parcourut le pays, croyant découvrir la source du Nil (en réalité celle du Nil abyssin ou fleuve bleu). Il s&#146;exposa à de grands dangers en Nubie, revint en Égypte dont il explora de nouveau les ruines. La richesse de ses observations et la remarquable production de ses dessins dépassent de beaucoup ses prédécesseurs français. L&#146;importance de ses explorations (six mille kilomètres en Afrique orientale) fut longtemps méconnue et souvent mise en doute, car certaines aventures décrites paraissaient extraordinaires, mais plusieurs illustres voyageurs &#150; Edmond Combes et Maurice Tamisier (voyage entrepris en Abyssinie de 1835 à 1837), l&#146;archéologue Léon de Laborde (témoignage in Revue Française, 1838, t. VII, p. 424) &#150; confirmeront l&#146;exactitude des récits de Bruce et malgré l&#146;inexpérience scientifique de l&#146;auteur ses voyages contribueront à mieux faire connaître la géographie et l&#146;histoire naturelle de l&#146;Abyssinie. N. B. : Quelques années après avoir publié sa relation, encouragé par ses amis à préparer une seconde édition de ses voyages, Bruce décéda brutalement avant d&#146;avoir pu terminer son travail de révision, des suites d&#146;une chute qu&#146;il fit dans son escalier en 1794. Curieuse fin pour ce courageux voyageur qui, tout au long de ses pérégrinations africaines, affronta de nombreux périls auxquels il survécut (fièvre à Alep, désert mal famé, multiples tentatives d&#146;assassinats, blessures graves, etc.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mathematical, Geometrical, and Philosophical Delights: Containing Essays, Problems, Solutions, Theorems, &c. Selected from an Extensive Correspondence.

      Printed for Messrs. Whiting Davis Gale Leybourn and Kemmish; And sold by T. N. Longman Paternoster-Row. -1798. 11 parts in 1 volume. Small folio 1792 - pp. iv, (5)-228. 13 folding plates, [pages 113-120 on folding leaves]. TITLE and 3pp. each, for 11 part issues, all numbered; part 5 has an extra, un-numbered, leaf inserted, printed recto only; part 11 not printed on pp. 2 and 3. BOUND WITH - [LAWSON, John B.D., Sidney Sussex College]. An Arithmetical Problem. pp.7, (i) blank. BOUND WITH - WHITING, Thomas. Poetical Delights, containing Enigmas, Charades, Rebuses, etc. with their Answers. London. 1797. pp. (5)-36. LACKING pp. (iv). Later half calf, rebacked with new spine, a very nice copy. *SOTHERAN Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica I #5394 - 'RARE'. This is a part-work, the titles and associated text pages, bound at the end, being issued with each part over six years. The general title and Preface were issued at the end of production in 1798. ESTC records a separate title with the plates, dated 1797; this is not present. Whiting was also editor of another part-work, THE SCIENTIFIC RECEPTACLE. In 'Remarks to Correspondents' in part 11, he notes that No.16 of the Receptacle has been postponed, and as the Delights are discontinued, '.the two publications will be continued in one.' The Sotheran entry also records 'Poetical Delights, containing Enigmas, Charades, Rebuses, etc. with their Answers.' - this is generally found together with the Mathematical Delights. See also - BRITISH LIBRARY GENERAL CATALOGUE, 5 Year Supplement 1971-1975, v.13, for both Mathematical and Poetical Delights. Also - NATIONAL UNION CATALOGUE has 5 locations. [LAWSON, John. B.D. (1723-1779)] - see SOTHERAN I #2503 for his 'Dissertation on the Geometrical Analysis of the Antients. 1774'. The authorship of his work is revealed in HALKETT AND LAING Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature., where a speculative place and date are given, viz. Cambridge, 1770? NO COPY in the British Library Catalogue nor ESTC; NUC has 2 locations - University of Michigan and Yale. See DNB - this title is not mentioned amongst those listed. Two plates are signed on the verso - 'Mr. Leybourn' - presumably one of the publishers as listed on the general title-page, although his name only appears on the part issues nos. 5 and 6. There are numerous ink annotations, possibly in his hand. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Two Hacks Belonging to Henry U. Reay of Burn Hall in the County of Durham Esq. [and] Two Hunters Belonging to Herny U. Reay of Burn Hall in the County of Durham Esq.

      Published by George Townly Stubbs, No. 14 John Street Adelphi, London 1792 - George Stubbs is considered one of the greatest English painters. His ingenious animal and sporting pictures remain unrivalled in their passionate depiction of emotion and their commitment to naturalistic observation. Stubbs was briefly apprenticed to the painter Hamlet Winstanley, a relationship that quickly ended, leaving the young artist to his own education. In contrast to contemporary academic theory, Stubbs attached great importance to the belief that art should imitate nature, not the work of other artists. He spent years carefully studying human and equine anatomy so that he could truthfully represent natural form and movement. A result of this study was his famous Anatomy of the Horse , which details, with beautiful engraving, the various elements of a horse's anatomy, from skeletal form to muscular definition. By the 1760's, Stubbs had developed a considerable reputation as a sporting artist and had attracted a number of distinguished patrons. Continuing in search of innovation, Stubbs began experimenting with a myriad of different mediums, becoming accomplished in both enamels and printmaking. Through arduous application, he became a talented mezzotint engraver and worked with ease in both soft ground, and etching techniques. Stubbs' masterful paintings inspired some of the greatest engravers of the day to reproduce his work for publication, including his own son George Townly Stubbs who reproduced with faithful accuracy the sublime emotion inherent in his father's exquisite works. Stubbs was elected director of the Society of Artists and a Royal Academician, and today his prized paintings are housed in some of the finest museums in the world. Stubbs was often commissioned to paint equine portraits for proud aristocratic patrons, who wished to highlight their steed's talent and beauty. This practice is expertly exemplified in this exquisite pair of prints commissioned by the wealthy landowner Henry Utrick Reay. The paintings, which were completed by Stubbs in 1789, were later expertly engraved by George Townly Stubbs, who reproduced his father's stunning images with uncommon skill. They are now extremely rare, particularly as a pair. Lennox-Boyd, George Stubbs; The Complete Engraved Works 94, 95 ii/ii; Gilbey, Life of George Stubbs no. 23 & no. 67; Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints p.270; Slater, Engravings and their Value p. 610; Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874 no. 2. [Two Hacks] Roulette work. A superb colour-printed impression. Second state of two, with the title in closed letters and the engraved inscription:"Painted by George Stubbs.*** Engrav'd by G. Townly Stubbs /TWO***HACKS / Belonging to Henry, U, Reay of BURN HALL in the ***COUNTY of DURHAM Esqr. to whome this Plate is Dedicated by his/much obliged Hble. Sert. / G. Townly Stubbs. /London. Pubd. Jany. 1792 by G.T. Stubbs No. 14 Iohn Street Adelphi". Image size: 13 5/16 x 18 1/2 inches. Plate mark: 15 15/16 x 19 13/16 inches. [Two Hunters] Roulette work. A superb colour-printed impression. Second state of two, with the title in closed letters and the engraved inscription: "Painted by George Stubbs.*** Engraved by G. Townly Stubbs /TWO***HUNTERS / belonging to Henry, U, Reay of BURN HALL in the ***COUNTY of DURHAM Esqr. to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his / much Oblig'd Hble. Sert. / Geo. Townly Stubbs. /London. Pubd. Jany. 1792 by GeoTownly Stubbs No. 14 John Street Adelphi"

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