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        Canti del Solitario dell'Alpi.

      Genova, Per Giovanni Franchetti Stampatore Camerale, 1792. 1792 In-8°, pp. 72, bella legatura coeva in piena pelle con fregi in oro al dorso, ai piatti duplice filetto in oro. Alla prima carta bianca componimento letterario manoscritto firmato di P. Giannone intitolato: Paragone tra Bonfadio e Tennivelli, celebri scrittori. Ottimo esemplare. Ambrogio Viale, detto il Solitario delle Alpi (Cervo Ligure 1770 - Ibidem 1805) sul finire del XVIII secolo diede alle stampe vari componimenti che recuperavano molto dall'esempio di Ossian e di Young, ma anche di Dante. Fa parte di quella corrente letteraria definita preromantica e sepolcrale. Visionario dall'animo sconvolto, dedito a volontari esili nelle alpestri solitudini di Cervo, il Viale si diletta di scirvere idilli in forma di sonetti di gusto tetro e inquietanti, secondo la tendenza di tutta una schiera di poeti che si danno a cantare dei sepolcri, del nulla eterno, della vanità della vita, della natura forte e tiranna, da qui il termine poesia cimiteriale . In un sonetto si rivolge alla propria anima chiedendole se non "Era pur meglio il non uscir dal nulla". Il Viale parla costantemente di un'angoscia che lo attanaglia, di un male di vivere, si dice "Terribil nell'odio e nell'amore", invoca le "Ombre cave dei morti". Dizionario della letteratura Italiana p. 443; Bertana, Arcadia lugubre e preromantica, Napoli 1909.

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        Manuel du Minéralogiste; ou Sciagraphie du Règne Minéral, distribuée d'après l'analyse chimique ... traduite et augmentée de notes par M. Mongez ... Nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée par J.C. Delamétherie.

      Paris, Cuchet, 1792. 2 volumes. (215 x 140 mm). pp. cxx, 357; 443, with 2 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with red and green gilt lettered labels, uncut. Second French edition, very much enlarged by Lamétherie. It was 'an important textbook for a generation of French scientists, and contributed to the acceptance of chemical composition as an important criterion in distinguishing minerals' (DSB).The first edition 'Sciagraphia regni mineralis' was published in 1782. 'Following Linnaeus, Bergman divided inorganic substances into classes, genera, and species; and, as Linnaeus had done with plants and animals, he defined each class and genus by one word and each species by two' (DSB). A fine copy. Ward & Carozzi 179.

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        [Pamphlet]: The Duties and Powers of Public Officers and Private Persons with, respect to Violations of the Public Peace

      [London. 1792]. First. First edition, first issue. Octavo. 5, [1]pp. Unbound. A very good copy of the scarce first issue, without the list of contents on the title verso. An important legal tract setting forth acts, writings, and related conduct that would constitute a Breach of Peace. Attributed to Spencer Perceval, First Lord of the Treasury and British Prime Minister. A professional lawyer, Perceval made his mark soon after the publication of this pamphlet, by holding down the senior posts of Solicitor and Attorney-General, and Chancellor of the Exchequer. He is best known today for being the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated; thus making his authorship of this pamphlet strangely prophetic. Scarce. OCLC locates only three copies. ESTC T35050. .

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        Opinion de L. M. Lepeletier, sur le jugement de Louis XVI, ci-devant Roi des François.

      De l'Imprimerie Nationale 1792 Imprimé par ordre de la Convention Nationale, 1 brochure in-8 en feuilles, De l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1792, 11 pp. Bon exemplaire. Rare exemplaire de l'opinion du régicide Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau. Il mourra le 21 janvier 1793, victime d'un attentat le jour de l'exécution de Louis XVI. Manque à Martin & Walter Français

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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.

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        Man as he Is.

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

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        Paul et Virginie A Paris

      (Paris): Chez Janet, Successeur du Sieur Jubet, (1792). First edition.. Hardcover. Fine. 15 x 24 mm. (about ¾' by 1"). 64pp . Illustrated. With Almanac for 1793. Contemporary full leather. Boards and spine tooled in gilt, also tooled with 'Libert Egalit" on the upper board and crossed swords on the lower. All edges gilt. A fine copy. Rare. Not found in Gumuchian; Welsh #5483 (under 'Paul et Virginia';

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      Printed for A. Hamilton, London, 1792. Good with no dust jacket. Full-Leather Two full leather volumes, spines in six compartments separated by gilt borders and decoration, gilt lettering on red labels in one compartment. 12mo. xxxiv, 227; 259, (37) pp. 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), both covers are scratched, chipped, and rubbed, corners bumped and worn, all four hinges are beginning to split, pages supple, both volumes appear unread. GOOD. 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 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. Ex-Library. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

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        Britannia, Lathmon, Villa Bromhamensis

      Typis Bodonianis (Bodoni Press), Parma, 1792. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Gilt ruled calf with inner dentelles and marbled endpapers. Both boards detached along with the front endpapers, spine dry, corners and edges worn. [22], 231, lacking the errata leaf, first two endpapers foxed and browned. A few finger marks to margins, occasional pages inexpertly opened, quite clean otherwise. One of 115 copies (with an additional 15 on velum paper). "Highly commended by Lords Hardwicke and Lyttleton" (Lowndes 2, 991); "Livre magnifiquement exécuté" Brunet 13099. 3 Latin poems on British agriculture, topography, climate, customs, etc., with English explanations on the facing page. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042754. .

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        Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising the Constitution, And Acts

      1792. [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.

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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

      T. & J. Egerton London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792. Period-style quarter calf over marbled paper–covered sides, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and author labels, gilt-ruled raised bands, and gilt-stamped decorations in compartments. Versos only of half-titles, title-pages, and a few other leaves stamped by a now-defunct institution. Plates lightly to moderately spotted, with some instances of light offsetting to pages around plates. Pages faintly age-toned, with edges untrimmed; one leaf with lower outer corner torn away, not touching text. This supplies both handsome, interesting pictures and good, now quaint reading.. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., xvi, 209, [3] pp.; 1 map, 27 plts., illus. II: Add. engr. t.-p., viii (incl. t.-p.), 258, [4] pp.; 1 map, 25 plts., illus. First edition of Ireland's guidebook to the architectural, botanical, artistic, and historical pleasures to be found along the Thames, featuring assorted poetical digressions as well as descriptions of the splendor of Blenheim Castle and other castles and manors, the disrepair of London Bridge, and paintings by Rubens and Holbein. The two volumes are copiously illustrated with 52 aquatint plates engraved by C. Apostool after drawings by Ireland, 2 maps, and a number of in-text cuts.

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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's Boat from Tofua, one of the Friendly Island to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies.

      4°. 10 n.n. S., 264 S. Mit gestochenem Porträt als Frontispiz, 2 gestochenen Plänen, 4 gestochenen Karten und 1 gestochenen Tafel. Lederband um 1830 mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Rückenvergoldung mit Marinemotiv und Deckelfiletierung. Sabin 5910. - Ferguson 125. - Wantrup 652a - Embacher 43. - Erste Ausgabe. - Blighs Reiseerzählung gilt wohl als eines der bekanntesten Bücher der Entdecker- und Seefahrerliteratur. Mit dem Auftrag der britischen Regierung, den ertragreichen Brotbaum von Tahiti nach West-Indien zu bringen, stach die Bounty Ende 1787 von London in See. Mit mehrmonatiger Verspätung landete das Schiff im Oktober 1788 in Tahiti, lud die Brotbäume und lag, um den Monsun für die Weiterfahrt abzuwarten, mehrere Monate vor Anker. Auf der Weiterfahrt kam es am 28. April 1789 zur berühmten Meuterei unter der Leitung von Fletcher Christian. Bligh wurde mit dem Rest der Mannschaft auf einer kleinen Barkasse ausgesetzt. Nach über drei Monaten Fahrt erreicht das hoffnungslos überladene Schiffchen nach über 5800 km Timor. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach England strengte Bligh die Verfolgung und Verurteilung der Meuterer an. Bligh, aus einfachen Verhältnissen stammend, hatte dabei den Einfluss einiger der Meuterer, die aus der englischen Oberschicht stammten, unterschätzt. Das Bild des herrischen, jähzornigen und sadistischen Kapitäns blieb, vor allem durch die Darstellungen im Film, bestehen, obwohl durch die Forschung die Qualitäten Blighs als Seefahrer und seine Führungsqualitäten längst erwiesen sind. - Die zwei Pläne zeigen den Ladeplan für die Verschiffung der Brotbäume sowie den Plan der Barkasse. Mit einer Ansicht der Frucht des Brotbaumes, drei Karten mit Darstellungen der von Bligh entdeckten Inseln sowie der gefalteten Karte mit der Route von Blighs Barkasse von den Freundschaftsinseln bis Timor. - Einbanddeckel bestossen und berieben. Im Innenfalz mit Leinenstreifen verstärkt. Porträt und Titel gebräunt und mit Wasserrand. Karten gebräunt und fleckig. - Sehr breitrandiges Exemplar. - First edition. - Bligh's travel descriptions belong to the most well-known discovery and seafaring literature. The Bounty left London and the end of 1787 for sea with the assignment of the British Government to bring the breadfruit tree from Tahiti to the West Indies. The ship landed in Tahiti in October 1788 with a delay of many months, loaded the breadfruit trees, and stayed anchored in port for a few months while awaiting the monsoon to leave. The well-known mutiny conducted by Fletcher Christian happened on the 28th of April 1789 during the continuation of the journey; Bligh was exposed with the other members of the crew on a launch. After more than three months this overloaded boat reached Timor which was 5800 km away. Back in England, Bligh strained to pursuit and denunciate the mutineers. Bligh, whose origins were modest, underestimated the influence of some of the mutineers, which came from the English upper class. The picture of an authoritative, irascible and sadistic captain survived, especially due to film interpretations although Bligh's seafaring and leadership abilities are long ago scientifically proven. The two plans show the loading plan of the breadfruit trees as well as the plan of the launch. With a plate picturing the breadfruit, three maps showing the islands discovered by Bligh and a folded map showing the route followed by Bligh in his launch leading from the Friendship Islands to Timor. - Side of the binding bumped and worn, inner folds strengthened with linen stripes. Portrait and title browned and with water stained margins. Maps browned and stained. - Copy with very large margins. [5 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        Abhandlung über die vorzüglichsten Augenkrankheiten nebst ihrer Kurarten.

      6 Kupfertafeln, LXXVIII, 416 S. Pappband der Zeit (berieben). Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Hirschberg II, § 396, S. 136, Nr. 3 Anm.; Albert/Norton 1967 (zur engl. Orig.-Ausg. London 1790): "One of the most intriguing volumes in the historic ophthalmic literature. Ostensibly written by Rowley, the book was jugded in England to be an important ophthalmological work at the time. Almost half a century later, it gradually dawned on the ophthalmic intelligentsia that the book was in fact a plagiarism. Rowley's book was an unacknowledged translation of Joseph Jacob Plenck's Doctrina de morbus oculorum. The full story of the deception was published in 1910 by the great historian, Julius Hirschberg' (Albert, The Classics of Ophthalmology Library, 1988). - Titel mit Bibliotheksstempel, Abgabevermerk und Besitzerstempel.

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        Observations on the Scurvy, with a Review of the Opinions Lately Advanced on that Disease

      London, 1792 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Observations on the Scurvy, with a Review of the Opinions Lately Advanced on that Disease... , 2nd edition. London: printed for T. Longman; and J. Watts, Gosport, 1792. [4], xxxi, [1], 34-243, [1 errata] pp, half-title, library stamp to title, interior clean with very minor spotting; [bound with] DENMAN, Thomas, Observations on the Rupture of the Uterus, on Snuffles in Infants, and on Manea Lactea. London: J. Johnson, 1810, [4], 70, [2] pp, advert leaf at rear; [bound with] PARKINSON, James, Hints for the Improvement of Trusses, Intended to Render their Use Less Inconvenient, and to Prevent the Necessity of an Understrap, with a Description of a Truss of Easy Construction and Slight Expence, for the Use of Labouring Poor, To Whom this little Tract is Chiefly Addressed. London: C. Whittingham for H.D. Symonds, 1802, viii, [1], 10-22, [2] pp, one engraved plate (some spotting), advert leaf at rear; [bound with] HEBERDEN, William, An Epitome of Infantile Diseases, with their Causes, Symptoms, and Method of Cure, Translated into English, with Additional Notes and Observations by J. Smyth, MD. Uttoxeter: R. Richards for Lackington, Allen, London, 1805, xv, [1], 79 pp, half-title; [bound with] BRANDISH, Joseph, Observations on the Use of caustic Alkali in Scrofula, and other chronic Diseases. London: T. Reynolds, 1811. iv, 48 pp.; [bound with] ARMSTRONG, Charles, An Essay on Scrophula... London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1812, xiii, 82 pp. 19th century library cloth, rubbed and slightly soiled, 8vo. Provenance: Birmingham Medical Institute. ---- Trotter: Garrison-Morton 3716; Parkinson: Wellcome library; Heberden: Garrison-Morton 6327 note, first edition in English. Denman: First Edition..

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        The works... london, johnson, dilly and cadell, 1792-91.

      Due opere: The state of the prisons in England and Wales with preliminary observations and an account of some foreign prisons and hospitals... The fourth edition. Pp. (10) 540. Con 22 tavole fuori testo di cui molte ripiegate. Unito a: An account of the principal Lazzarettos in Europe, with various papers relative to the plague togheter with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals... Pp. vi (2) 259 (15) + 32 di un'appendice intitolata: Appendix containing Observations concerning foreign prisons and hospitals... Con 22 tavole f.t. di cui molte ripiegate. Due opere in due volumi di cm. 29, solida ed elegante legatura uniforme in piena pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Qualche segno di restauro alle cerniere, poche tracce d'uso, volumi complessivamente in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta dell'edizione migliore e più completa di quest'opera che rappresenta il primo accurato studio sulle prigioni, lazzaretti ed ospedali in Gran Bretagna ed in altri stati d'Europa. Cfr. Garrison-Morton; PMM.

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        Utkast til Blekings historia och beskrifning.

      (I)-II. Lund, C. F. Berling respektive Berlingska boktryckeriet, 1792-93. 8:o. Grav. titelblad,(4),165,(5) s. + grav. titelblad,(4),167-386,(10) s. & 1 grav. plansch & 1 utvikbar gränskolorerad grav. karta. Samtida ngt nött pappbd med rygg i solkigt beige papper och pärmar av gråpapper samt ngt nött handskriven ryggtiteletikett. Inlagan med någon enstaka småfläck och del II inledningsvis svagt bruntonad. Stort, endast lätt putsat ex. med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Setterwall 5670. Ottervik Litteratur om Blekinge 956. Del I är en historik över landskapet medan del II beskriver dess härader, städer, byar och gårdar. Historikern Nils Henric Sjöborg (1767-1838), som härstammade från en blekingesläkt, blev professor i Lund 1799. Genom L. von Engeströms förordnande utnämndes han till antikvitetsintendent för hela riket, vilket resulterade i många och långa resor i syfte att uppspåra och beskriva landets fornminnen. Sjöborg var liksom Rääf ledamot av Götiska förbundet

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        An Inquiry Into the Nature, Cause, and Cure of the Gout, and of Some of the Diseases with Which it is Connected.

      Bell & Bradfute & Robinson, Edinburgh 1792. 8vo. (6)+XLIII+242 pages. Contemporary half-calf with 5 raised bands. Armorial contemporary bookplate on front pastedown (Seton of Ekosund). Fine.. First edition. Inscribed by the author to Baron Seton on verso of title-page

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        Journal Intime de Maine de Biran de l'année 1792 a l'année 1824. Publié avec un Avant-propos, une Introductin et des Notes.

      2 vols. (1792-1817. 1817-1824). Paris: Librairie Plon 1927-31. With portrait. XLVI + 300 + XLIII + 355 s. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice full leatherbindings with golddecorations on spine, goldlines on boards and inner ornamental border. (Anker Kyster 1944). In slipcases

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        TRAVELS DURING THE YEARS 1787, 1788, and 1789

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

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        Dictionnaire des jeux faisant suite au tome iii des mathematiques. a paris, chez panckoucke, 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.

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        Utkast til en svensk flora, eller afhandling om svenska växternas väsendteliga kännetekn och nytta.

      Uppsala, J. Edmans enka, 1792. 8:o. (8),358,(10) s. & 2 utvikbara grav. plr. Alrotsmarmorerat skinnbd från början av 1900-talet med svagt upphöjda bind, sparsamt guldornerad rygg och röd titeletikett samt guldpräglade pärmbårder. Ryggen ngt blekt och med ytliga sprickor och repor, bl.a. ovanför titeletiketten. Främre yttre fals sprucken. Inlagan oskuren och interfolierad med kvartoblad i samtiden. Samtida trevliga anteckningar i marginalerna och på de interfolierade bladen. En och annan bläckplump i marginalen och den sista planschen med bläckfläckar i de övre och nedre hörnen. Stort och intressant exemplar med H. Kugelbergs namnteckning daterad Uppsala 1792 och Thorbjörn Hwass exlibris.. Krok 3. Andra upplagan utkom 1798 och den tredje, utökad med norska växter, 1816. Dalslänningen Thorbjörn Hwass (1852-1927) var läkare och professor i nervsjukdomar

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        Flora Scotica: or, a Systematic Arrangeent, in the Linnæan Method, of the Native Plats of Scotland and the Hebrides. I-II.

      London, J. Dickson et al, 1792. Second edition. Two volumes, XLI + 1 blank + 530 p. + 23 engraved plates; (2) + 531-1151 + 1 blank + (24) p. + 12 engraved plates (whereof 5 folded). Green half leather with front covers bound with. Some foxing

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        Politiska antekningar.

      Första stycket. Skrifvit på D---a af T- i december år 1792. Med några tilökningar sedermera. Skara, F. J. Leverentz, 1799. 4:o. 56 s. & 3 grav. plr, varav 2 utvikbara. Bra marmorerat pappbd med brun titeletikett i skinn. Två överstrukna ord på s. 50. Författarnamnet inskrivet i gammal tid på titelbladet samt namnteckningen "Stjerneld". Med Gunnar Brusewitz exlibris.. Setterwall 3702 anger felaktigt fyra planscher. Allt som utkom. Planscherna, som är graverade av Elias Martin, föreställer en gånggrift vid Dala och Askeberga stenar, bägge efter Hilfeling, samt ett fantasiporträtt av Torgils Knutsson på Kungslena. Detta arbete har en komplicerad förhistoria: det föregicks av "Politiska erinringar" 1793 som inarbetades i den 1795 utkomna "Politiska erhinringar". Ur den sistnämnda trycktes en omarbetad del av det första stycket 1798 under titeln "Politiska erinringar", följt av detta arbete året därpå. Tham redovisar här sina politiska och historiska reflexioner över bl.a. de gamla göternas styresskick med hänvisningar till olika äldre urkunder och lagböcker samt sagolitteraturen. Författaren pläderar för sin aristokratiska grundsyn och kritiserar skarpt tryckfriheten och demokratiska strävanden i samtiden. Adolf Ludvig Stjerneld (1755-1835) var en av ledarna för oppositionen mot Gustav III i slutet av 1780-talet och försökte bl.a. vinna ryskt stöd för ett inskränkningsförsök av kungamakten i Sverige. Kungen upptäckte verksamheten och Stjerneld blev arresterad tillsammans med andra oppositionsmän. Han släpptes dock ett år senare och vann ny gunst vid hovet. 1821 blev han invald i Vitterhetsakademien och ihopbragte på sin ålders höst en diger samling manuskript, böcker och porträtt på Gripsholms slott där han var ståthållare sedan 1822. Där var han en nydanare av slottets porträttgalleri och utvidgade samlingen så att den inte bara innehöll kungligheter utan även andra bemärkta svenska män och kvinnor. Gunnar Brusewitz har ägnat den originelle Tham ett eget kapitel i sin essäsamling "Den nöjsamma nyttigheten"

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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.. 2 volumes, each 9.5 inches x 6 inches, 240 x 155 mm. xv + 154 + vii + 190 pages, Rarely found, as here, complete with its 2 half-titles, 11 folding maps and 65 aquatint plates. Early diced full calf, recently respined in calf, new labels. A little offsetting to some of the plates and maps but a nice set with wide and clean margins. Both volumes bear the bookplate of William Park.(Price includes postage UK)

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        The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke (8 Vols complete)

      London: J Dodsley, 1792 8 Volumes in full brown leather, 27.5 * 21 cms, corners and edges repaired. Spines have been relaid on new, keeping most of the original, gilt tooling and titles. Volumes 1, (has note collected in 3 volumes to TP) 2 & 3 were published by J Dodsley, 1792. Volumes 4 (has note collected in 4 volumes to TP)(1802), Vol 5 (1812), Vol 6 (1813), Vol 7 (1821 & Vol 8 (1827) were published by C and J Rivington. A Magnificent set, only 2 have been at auction since 1976, and very rare!. Volume 1 contains a note in the hand of Sir James Mackintosh with regard to some MSS notes he copied from the Rt Hon Richard Fitzpatrick's copy of The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, which he had been shown by the poet Samuel Rogers at Holland House in 1813. Mackintosh was a noted author and political figure with Burke and initially opposed him, then supported him and then changed again. Who knows, it could have been this book that influenced those descisions!! Volume 1 - has a new front cover in keeping, new fep in keeping, title page has repaired tear, 580 pp, bookplate of John Jones to end page, some occasional old ink notes to margins. Deals with: A vindication of natural society in a letter to Lord ****. A Philosophical Enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful. A Short account of a late short Administration. Observations on a Publication, intituled The Present State of the Nation. Thoughts on the cause of the present Discontent. Speech on American Taxation. Volume 2, has bookplate of Sir James Mackintosh to fep, new blank, small repair to contents page at very top, 655 pp, some ink notes to margins. Contains: Burkes speech in Bristol 1774, Speech at Poll, Speech on reconciliation with the colonies, Letter to the Sherrifs of Bristol on the affairs of America 1777, Letters of affairs of Ireland, Speech on the East India Bill, Speech on the Nabob of Arcots Debts etc. Volume 3, bookplate to fep, 602 pp, bookplate to final blank, some margin notes. Contains: Substance of the speech of the Army estimates 1790, Revolution in France, Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, Letter on the Penal Laws against Irish Catholics, etc. Vol 4, bookplate to fep, 669 pp. Contains: Hints for a memorial, Thoughts on French Affairs, Remarks on the Policy of the Allies with respect to France, Conduct of the Minority, Letter to William Elliott, Thoughts and details on Scarcity, Letters on proposals for peace with France, etc. Vol 5, bookplate to fep, 727 pp, some margin notes, bookplate to end page. Contains: Letters on Regicide Peace, to the Empress of Russia, to Sir Charles Bingham on the Irish Absentee Tax, On the American War, to the King on the same subject, on the British Colonists in North America, View of the State of Europe, Reign of William the Conqueror, Reign of William 2nd, Reign of Henry 1, etc. Vol 6, bookplate to gfep, 735 pp, bookplate to endpage. Contains: Ninth report from the select committe appointed to take into consideration the state of the administration of Justice in the Provinces of Bengal, Bahar and Orissa. 11th report and the Articles of Charge of High Crimes against Warren Hastings, + appendix to the 8th and 16th charges etc. New spine and tooling. Vol 7, bookplate to fep, 662 pp, + 2 pp of adverts, bookplate te end page. Contains Speeches on the impeachment of Mr Hastings. Volume 8, bookplate to fep, 610 pp, bookplate to endpage. Contains the Continuation of Speeches on the Impeachment of Mr Hastings: Reply. A minimal amount of foxing throughout. A superb and very rare set, with some interesting notations. Important. (heavy, lots of extra postage)

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        A Collection of Views of Gentlemen's Seats, Castles, and Romantick Places in North Wales

      London: John and Joseph Boydell, 1792 Drawn and Engraved by eminent artists. In full brown leather with gilt tooling to edges, corners and edges a little bumped and worn. Spine has been replaced, gilt tooling and title. Internally, marbled end papers, title page, 16 B&W plates, tissue guarded & full page, dated 1792/1795, mostly by Moses Griffith, most with a leaf of descriptive text. Oblong 28*21cm. Very similar to Sir Colt Hoare's later work, but better! (ESTC N28006. Lowndes 248)

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        Repertorium rußischer Gesetze und Ukasen, abgefaßt zum Behuf praktischer Uebungen bey der juristischen Facultät der Kayserl. Universität zu Moskau. Aus dem Rußischen übersetzt und von 1786 bis 1790 fortgesetzt von Joh. Gust. von Bellingshausen

      Riga, Mülller 1792.. 3 Bll., 260 S., 1 Bl. Pappband d. Zt. 22 x 20 cm.

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        DEL CORAGGIO NELLE MALATTIE. Trattato di Giuseppe Pasta Protofisico di Bergamo.

      In-8 p. (mm. 226x152), cartonato muto coevo, 2 cc.nn., 16,106 pp.num., 1 c.b. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Brooks,469. ?Il bergamasco Giuseppe Pasta (1742-1823) esercitò la medicina con rara probità. In questa sua opera reputa il coraggio importante per gli ammalati, non solo per la reazione nervosa che sostiene e favorisce, ma anche perchè allontana alcune passioni deprimenti, che producono l?oppressione nervosa?. Così De Renzi,V, p. 625. Con piccoliss. fori di tarlo margin. altrim. esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Letters Concerning Mind. To which is added, A Sketch of Universal Arithmetic; Comprehending the Differential Calculus, And the Doctrine of Fluxions [WITH] A Summary View Of The Soul's Perceptive Faculties; And Also Of Dialectic or Logic: Introduction To The Theory of Mind

      John & James Rivington London: John & James Rivington, 1790 & 1792. First edition. leather_bound. Full straight-grained red morocco. Aeg. 2 vols. in one./No Dust Jacket. 90 & 79 pages. 21 x 23.5 cm. Errata leaf, published posthumously. LOWNDES 1846. "An excellent work, full of profound and abstruse learning." This copy with the leather Johnsonian bookplate of R. B. Adam. Binding attributed to Roger Payne. Minor, intermittent toning, light stain back cover, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles, gilt cover border panels.

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        Voyages chez les Peuples Kalmouks et les Tartares.

      Berne, Société Typographique, 1792. Cont. mottled hcalf, gilt back, titlelabel. Top of spine gone (1 cm.). (4),474 pp., 23 engraved plates and 2 folded engraved maps. Clean and on good paper. A few small rubber stamps on verso of title aand on verso of a few plates.. The work comprises a selection of the most famous travelaccounts from this region, e.g. Pallas, Gmelin, Forskål

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        Istromento di convenzione, e classificazione di tutte le pie istituzioni elemosiniere della citta' di cremona per il pagamento delle elemosine, e doti tanto libere, che vincolate a famiglie, agnazioni, e territorio della detta citta', rogato dal g.c. ed avvocato wenceslao cavalletti cittadino not. e caus. collegiato di cremona. in cremona, per lorenzo manini regio stampatore, 1792.

      Cm. 31, pp. (2) 334 (6). Legatura strettamente coeva in cartonato alla rustica con nervi passanti, tagli colorati. Esemplare fresco e marginoso, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Opera spesso ignorata dalle bibliografie, ma di grande interesse per la storia locale cremonese. Con riferimenti a moltissimi abitanti del capoluogo lombardo. Estremamente rara, soprattutto in tale, impeccabile stato di conservazione.

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        État actuel de l'Empire Ottoman.

      Contenant des détails plus exacts que tous ceux qui ont parus jusqu'à présent sur la religion, le gouvernement, la milice, les murs & les amusemens des Turcs; avec une description particulière de la cour & du sérail du grand Seigneur, ainsi que plusieurs anecdotes singulières & intéressantes. Par Elias Abesci, qui a résidé plusieurs années à Constantinople, attaché au service du grand Seigneur. Traduit de l'Anglois par M. Fontanelle. 1-2. Paris, Lavillette, 1792. 8vo. xvi,+ 237; (4),+ 256 pp. Minor stain in margin and spotting. Well preserved mid 19th-century cloth, spine somewhat faded. Bookplate. Atabey 548. Weber II, 773. First French edition. The English original was published in 1784, and a German translation in 1785. Elias Habesci (a pseudonym?), born a Greek, probably a member of a Phanariote family. He served as a secretary to the Grand Vizier in Constantinople during the reign of Mustapha III, between 1757 and 1774

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        Report of the Secretary of State, on the Subject of the Cod and Whale Fisheries

      Philadelphia, PA: Francis Childs and John Swaine. Very Good-. 1792. Reprint Edition. A smart Reprint Edition in Very Good- condition with loose title page and scattered soiling. Disbound. Folding table on fisheries exports 1789-1790. The first edition was published in 1791 in a folio format of 28 pages; This report is important on two levels: first, as the best statistical report on the history and state of the American fisheries and whaling industry; and second, as a partisan political document, in opposition to Alexander Hamilton. Both the whale and cod fisheries suffered severely during the Revolution, and a combination of taxes and government policy hindered their recovery. Leaders of both industries petitioned the state of Massachusetts for redress, who in turn petitioned the federal Congress, who asked Jefferson to investigate. This he did in his usual thorough fashion, aided considerably by Tench Coxe of the Treasury Department. Jefferson's report, however, was more than a gathering of facts, it was an advocacy of strong support by the federal government for the threatened industries. Recognized that the cod and whaling industries could be highly profitable for the young nation, and that they could also serve as a school for seamen which would lay the basis for American naval power. In ascribing many of the difficulties of the American fisheries to foreign interference, Jefferson was pointing his finger squarely at the British. Jefferson's report was the impetus for the revival of the American fishery and whaling industries, ultimately with the results he predicted. Within a generation, the American thrust into the Pacific was carried out by American whalers from Nantucket and New Bedford, and American commerce rose along the trade in preserved fish from the Grand Banks. The House issue of this landmark state paper, one of the most important reports made by Jefferson as the first Secretary of State, ranking in importance with his weights and measures report and commerce report. Evans 24924 .

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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

      London: Published by George Townly Stubbs, No. 14 John Street Adelphi, 1792. [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". 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.

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        Vue des petites cascatelles avec la maison de campagne de Mecene a Tivoli.

      Roma, 1792. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 43,8 x 58, (alla lastra) pi? margini. Bella veduta (firmata e datata in lastra in basso a sinistra "Guill, F. Gmelin, 1792") di ampio respiro con le cascate in primo piano. Wilhelm Friedrich Gmelin (Germania, Badenweiler, 1760), fu disegnatore, pittore e incisore. Artista dotato di grande senso artistico e instancabile viaggiatore, fu sempre alla continua ricerca di ispirazioni e di nuovi spunti artistici. Buono stato di conservazione.

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        Mirra tragedia bruto primo tragedia agamennone tragedia saul tragedia ottavia tragedia agide tragedia venezia nella stamperia graziosi a s. apollinare 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.

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        Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis Nova

      Petrum Henricum Bronsberg, Amsterdam, 1792. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Foxing to engraved title, contemporary 1/4 leather over baords, some rubbing and cracking to leather, wear to boards, some loss to leather at head of spine; binding tight and intact. A nice, clean, copy of this Amsterdam pharmacopeia, the indirect descendent of one of the first city pharmacopeias, first published in 1636; published the same year in Dutch (this in Latin). 210pp plus errata. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Inventory No: 039137. .

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        Picturesque views on the river Thames,

      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.

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        Observations on the River Wye..... WITH An Essay on Prints

      London: R Blamire, 1792 And several parts of South Wales, &c... Relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty; Made in the Summer of the Year 1770. BOUND With An Essay on Prints by William Gilpin, 4th Edition, London for R Blamire, 1792. In green half leather with green marbled boards, a little worn at joints, edges and corners worn and bumped. Spine has title to red leather label in gilt, lots of gilt tooling, edges worn and bumped. Internally, book plate of Castle Freke Library to the marbled endpapers, (xvi), 152 pp, The Wye. WITH An Essay on Prints, by William Gilpin, fourth edition, 1792, lacks half title, (iii-xiii), [3], 174 pp, [2], (xi), [1] errata, 17 lovely aquatint plates by Francis Jukes after drawings by Gilpin. 2 volumes in one, the first edition was published in 1782. (Lowndes 894). ESTC T41848. ESTC T99005 Gilpin, writer on art and headmaster. The popularity of his picturesque writings and drawings—though it enabled him to be a greater benefactor to his parish than he might ever have imagined—did not sit comfortably with him. In 1802 he asked his publishers to promote his religious writings more strongly: See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        A Botanical Arrangement Of British Plants; In Medicine, Diet, Rural Economy And The Arts. With An Easy Introduction to the Study of Botany, &c. &c

      M. Swinney for G.G.J. & J. Robinson Birmingham: M. Swinney for G.G.J. & J. Robinson, 1787-1792. Second edition . Hardcover. Vols. I-II contemporary marbled boards rebacked in brown calf with leather spine labels; Vol. III in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, corners worn, boards rubbed, spine foot worn. 3 vols. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 1151 pages Vols. I-II, and 503 pages Vol. III. 21 1/2 x 14 cm. Illustrated with eight plates, five fold-outs, one plain and two in color. First published 1776 in two volumes (titled A BOTANICAL ARRANGEMENT OF BRITISH VEGETABLES.....), Vol.III, a first edition, 1792 describes cryptogamia only. "This edition, was rendered especially valuable by the addition of `a new set of references to figures.'" were by Jonathan Stokes (Vols. I-II) and Stokes and Withering (Vol.III). "Sir J.E. Smith considered, that Stokes performed with great judgment the laborious task of examining almost every figure, throughout the whole botanical library, which was referable to any British plant, and of disposing citations of the whole in order, according to their comparative excellence." [see: HENREY Vol.II, p.124]. Withering, a prominent physician of Birmingham authored two other major works: "Account of the Foxglove,and Some of Its Medical Uses" (1785) and "Botanical Arrangement." Withering was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1785. Biographical references and indexes. Scattered, intermittent age-toning, a few contemporary penciled text annotations.

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        A New Map of Texas, Oregon and California with the Regions Adjoining

      Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868)A New Map of Texas, Oregon and California with the Regions Adjoining Philadelphia: 1846Hand-colored engraving, original leather map case includedSheet size: 22½" x 21"Framed size: 36 ½" x 34 ½"As thousands of Americans emigrated by horseback and covered wagon in search of a new life in the virgin farmlands of the west, the need and demand for detailed maps reached its zenith. The call was met by Samuel Mitchell in this impressive map of Texas, California and Oregon. It was published as a pocket map and distributed with a book entitled, Accompaniment to Mitchell?s New Map of Texas, Oregon and California with Regions adjoining. The pamphlet extolled the wonders and bounty of the land, while the map provided a great deal of new information regarding the territories, thus labeling it the most authoritative map of its time.Mitchell combined the key elements of the best maps produced during the preceding years to produce a definitive version, which during the years to come would play a significant role in determining the boundary between the United States and Mexico. The most important emigrant trails westward from Independence, Missouri, were recorded with particular emphasis placed upon the Oregon Trail. Indeed, an accompanying table gives the distances between the important landmarks and stations. The Santa Fe Trail, Fremont?s Route and the Great Spanish Trail are also marked.In addition, Upper or New California, shown during its last year as part of Mexico, is given preeminence on the map, as is the Oregon Territory. The three borders, proposed by Britain and the United States, who had both claimed the territory, are provided - the first at 42 degrees (the claim of the British), the second at 49 degrees (the boundary eventually settled upon), and the third at 54 degrees. The territory of Texas, which had recently become the newest state in the Union, is shown in a relative state of settlement with counties and townships already delineated.This fine map by Mitchell is typical of his early years as a mapmaker when the quality of his production was at its highest. The excellent engraving and hand color make it extremely desirable and rare.

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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. Sthlm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,(2),118 s. + FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Fortsättning af Benjamin Franklins enskilta lefwerne. Sthlm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. 119-218,(4) s. Samtida hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg, ljusbrun titeletikett av glättad papp och rödstänkta snitt. Ryggen ngt blekt och med några obetydliga småfläckar. Främre falsen sprucken nedtill. Bra inlaga med endast några fläckar i texten på s. 73-77. Med Gustaf Berndtssons exlibris.. Det graverade porträttet stucket av Snack. De sista fyra opaginerade sidorna utgörs av bokannonser. På s. 192-209 återfinns "Den ärlige Richards wetenskap", som under 1800-talet flera gånger trycktes separat som folkbok

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        HERSCHEL (William) On the Ring of Saturn, and the Rotation of the Fifth Satellite upon Its Axis. By William Herschel, pp.1-22; Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 67,

      Parts I and II (complete), bound in one volume for 1792, comprising, vi, 460, [8]pp small quarto, with 10 engraved plates (folding), 2 folding tables, late 19thC morocco backed library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title and foot of last leaves, a good copy, London, Peter Elmsly, printer to the Royal Society,1792. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Other papers include: WEDGWOOD (Thomas) Experiments and Observations on the Production of Light from Different Bodies, by Heat and by Attrition, pp. 28-47; WITH: Continuation of a Paper on the Production of Light and Heat from Different Bodies, 270-282pp; THOMPSON (Benjamin) Experiments upon Heat, pp.48-80; HUNTER (John) Observations on Bees, pp.128-195; CURRIE (James); An Account of the Remarkable Effects of a Shipwreck on the Mariners; With Experiments and Observations on the Influence of Immersion in Fresh and Salt Water, Hot and Cold, on the Powers of the Living Body, pp.199-224.

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        Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis Nova

      Petrum Henricum Bronsberg, Amsterdam, 1792. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Foxing to engraved title, contemporary 1/4 leather over baords, some rubbing and cracking to leather, wear to boards, some loss to leather at head of spine; binding tight and intact. A nice, clean, copy of this Amsterdam pharmacopeia, the indirect descendent of one of the first city pharmacopeias, first published in 1636; published the same year in Dutch (this in Latin). 210pp plus errata. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Inventory No: 039137. .

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      Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo, co' tipi Bodiani, 1792. 311 x 229 mm (12 1/4 x 9"). 13 p.l., IV pp., [1] leaf, 76 pp., [1] leaf, IV pp., [1] leaf, 100 pp., [2] leaves. Italian translation by L. A. Pagnini. Handsome early 19th century red straight-grain morocco by Charles Hering (his ticket on verso of front free endpaper), covers with thick and thin gilt rule border, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, gilt titling and turn-ins, all edges gilt. Front pastedown with book label of Steven St. Clair Smallwood. Brooks 443; Schweiger I, 76. Joints a bit rubbed and flaked (though refurbished with considerable success), two corners a little bumped, spine faded toward rose, a few minor marks in the morocco, isolated faint marginal foxing, but still an extremely pleasing copy, the high quality binding with no serious defects, and the text printed on thick, creamy paper with enormous margins. This volume represents a very pleasing combination of fine printing and binding: our edition showcases three of Bodoni's elegant typefaces, and our binding is a simple but obviously sophisticated piece of work by the most distinguished and influential English binder of the first decade of the 19th century. Giambatista Bodoni (1740-1813), the outstanding European printer of his era, produced four editions of this work in 1792, using three distinct types and two different formats; ours is the only version printed in both upper- and lowercase type. The stately, masculine roman type used for the Italian text here is perfectly complemented by the delicate Greek minuscules with their more feminine roundness--a balance and variety not available in the versions printed entirely in majuscules. The text is framed by vast margins, and the high-quality paper used is a pleasure for both sight and touch. Although the career of Charles Hering was brief (from about 1795-1812), Ramsden considers his work as a memorable representation of the transition in binding styles from those of the German émigrés of the late 18th century to the new generation of binders headed by Charles Lewis. Dibdin states that "there was a strength, squareness, and a good style of work about his volumes which rendered him deservedly a great favourite." The Greek poet and scholar Callimachus (ca. 310-240 B.C.) was born in Libya but spent his professional life in Alexandria, where he produced the "Pinakes," a listing of the holdings of the celebrated library there and one of the first catalogues of its kind. His poetry was much admired by the Romans, and was an important influence on Ovid and Catullus. We have encountered our previous owner, Steven St. Clair Smallwood, as a very adept fore-edge painter, having owned a fine grisaille painting of St. Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury that he painted in 2004 on a volume of Tennyson's "The Princess" (and which he signed on a flyleaf at the back: "Fore edge painting by S. St. C. S. IX/MMIV. / Market Rasen [in Lincolnshire]).

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Geschichte Der Reisen, Die Seit Cook an Der Nordwest- Und Nordost-Kuste Von Amerika Und in Dem Nordlichsten Amerika Selbst Von Meares, Dixon, Portlock, Cox, Long U. A. M. Unternommen Worden Sind, Volumes One and Three Only (Of Three)

      Berlin, Germany: Vossischen Buchhandlung. Good. 1792. Hardcover. Three hardback volumes, marbled paper-covered boards with paper spine labels; bindings are heavily scuffed on their covers and rubbed at their edges, with underlying boards showing through at edges, spine ends and cover corners. Volume 1, one middle signature of pages is coming loose. Front cover of volume 3 has a small gouge, piercing the cover but not the front pastedown; spine of Volume One is cracked down the middle from top to bottom. Spine labels, which may not be original, were lettered in ink, which has faded and is now almost entirely illegible. All page block edges are stained red; pages are spotted with occasional foxing but are unmarked. It will cost more than the standard rate to ship these two volumes by Priority Mail or to places outside the U. S. Insurance will be paid by us. Inquiries are welcome. ; Texts and commentary are in German. Volumes One and Three only, of the three-volume set. Contents: Volume One, long introduction and voyages by John Meares and by John Meares together with William Douglas; Volume Three, an account of early voyages by traders; voyage of John Henry Coxe; various voyages edited by J. Long; and a brief Supplement. Volume One has three foldout illustrations, one with two long tears. Volume Three has two foldout illustrations, that of Oyster Bay (Tasmania) includes a map. As a young man, Forster accompanied James Cook on his second voyage, of which Forster published his own account, one of the classics of travel writing and ethnology. Might profit from professional rebinding and repair to the torn plate, if you can find the second volume; volumes can be read individually for the voyages they contain. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vi+144+398/ x+276 pages .

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        Travel, During The Years 1787, 1788, and 1789. Undertaken more particularly with a View of ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, And National Prosperity Of The Kingdom of France

      Bury, St. Edmunds: J. Rackham, 1792. First edition. leather_bound. Modern three quarter brown calf and marbled boards. 2 vols. in one. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. 566 pages, (4 page Index). 4to, 29 x 22 cm. Three large fold-out maps, one hand-colored. "Arthur Young's book is one of the most instructive work that exist on France before the Reformation." (De Tocqueville); and "A book of such merit has seldom appeared. It is written in a careless, inexact style, yet it is clear and forcible." (Westminster Review) [see: ALLIBONE, Vol.III, p.2892]. BRUNET Vol. V, p.1510. Scattered light foxing, raised bands, red leather spine labels lettered in gilt. A firm and tight copy.

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        Manuscript Document Signed, certified true copy of a ruling by the National Assembly reinstating Pierre Marie Maurice, formerly of the National Guard, who had been dismissed by Lafayette. Two pages folio in French, with vignette of the figure of justice, a canon and standards to her right, a lion and a pyramid inscribed, ?Liberté Egalité 10 Aoust 1792? to her left. On the verso, to the left of Danton's signature, is a red stamp depicting the king on his throne, angels either side of him, and the words ?Louis XVI P[ar] L[a] G[race] d[e] Dieu et P[ar] L[a] Loy Constitutionnelle Roy d[es] Francois? (Louis XVI by the Grace of God and by the Constitution King of the French). Paris, September 7 1792

      This document is from one of the most critical moments of the French Revolution. With an Austrian army at its border, the new government was in grave danger. On August 10, 1792 , the people of Paris stormed the Tuileries, commemorated on the vignette at the top of this document. The royal family was imprisoned, although the monarchy was not formally abolished until the end of September. On September 2, Danton delivered one of his most rousing and terrifying speeches, calling on the people to conquer their enemy through ?daring, more daring and still more daring!? The result was one of the bloodiest massacres ever seen in Paris. For four days, the mob went on the rampage, emptying prisons and massacring the inmates, aristocrats, priests and common criminals. The day after the massacres came to an end, this law was passed on September 7, benefiting those who had suffered under an ?abusive regime?.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        English entomologist exhibiting all the coleopterous insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature. Arranged and name

      London, 1792. Two title pages, four unnumbered pages, 33 pages of text in English interspersed with plates, four unnumbered pages of text in French, 41 pages of text in French, followed by four unnumbered pages containing the General Table [index] in English. Measures 36cm (height). New tan linen (hardcover) binding rebound by Corey, with an elegant dark brown leather spine label with gilt title mostly covering the spine. Illustrated with two engraved title pages, two unnumbered numismatic plates titled "Aurea numismata", and 42 numbered entomological plates, of which the first nine are hand-colored. Plates 11 and 28 are bound-in out of sequence. English text followed by French; English title page; author English professor of botany, Cambridge; plates produced by Martyn's Academy for Drawing and Printing Natural History, Great Marlborough Street, London. Knight, page 9. Thomas Martyn (1735-1825). First Edition, complete.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) ]
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