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        Regolamento per la fondizione, e le dimensioni de'pezzi di artiglieria, la prova, e verificazione de' medesimi, l'amministrazione della fonderia, prova delle polveri da guerra, barili, trasporto, e magazzini della medema, per uso dell'artiglieria delle Sicilie.

      Naples, Imprimerie Royale 1792 - in-folio, 54 pp., avec 9 grandes planches dépliantes "in fine", basane fauve, dos à nerfs cloionné et fleuronné, pièce de titre bouteille, encadrement de guirlande dorée avec fleurs de lis en écoinçon sur les plats, tranches mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Quelques épidermures sur les plats. Très rare recueil des derniers règlements napolitains en matière d'artillerie, pris sous l'influence du trop fameux John Acton (1736-1811), auquel avait été confiée la réorganisation tant de la marine que de l'armée de terre du Royaume. Ce sont eux qui s'appliqueront grosso modo jusqu'à l'arrivée des Napoléonides sur le trône de Naples. Un seul exemplaire au CCF (Valence) ; un seul au CCI (Biblioteca nazionale Vittorio Emanuele III de Naples). Reliés à la suite : I. Regolamento circa le dimensioni delle canne, piastrine, bajonette, bacchette, e cavastracci delle armi del modello del 1788. Per servir di norma alla lor costruzione nella Fabbrica d'armi della Torre dell'Annunziata. Naples, Imprimerie royale, 1793, 11 pp. - II. Regolamento circa le dimensioni de' legnami sgrossati per uso delle costruzioni d'artigleria nelle Sicilie. Per servir di norma allo sgrossamento de' medesimi nel Regio Arsenale di Napoli. Naples, Imprimerie royale, 1793, [2]-12 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contes et nouvelles en vers Paris, chez Chevalier

      1792 - (1) f., 268 pp., (1) f., 1 frontispice, 40 pl.; (1) f., VIII, (1) f., 306 pp., 2 ff., 1 frontispice, 41 pl. 2 vol. in-8 reliés plein maroquin rouge , dos à cinq nerfs, caissons ornés de fleurons, filets et fers sur les plats, tête dorée, dentelle intérieur, belle reliure. Agrémenté de nombreuses gravures cuivres hors texte illustrant chaque conte. Illustré de 2 portraits en frontispices gravés par Ficquet (La Fontaine d'après Hyacinthe Rigaud et celui de Eisen d'après Vispre), de 80 figures hors texte, sous serpente, par Eisen, 4 vignettes et 53 culs-de-lampe par Choffard dont le dernier contient son portrait. Une des très belles éditions XVIIIe des contes de La Fontaine, illustrée de gravure originales par Eisen, invendue lors du premier tirage de 1762 dite des fermiers Généraux (dont il restait 1200 exemplaires). Il s'agit donc d'un exemplaire de remise en vente de ce cycle d'illustration et non pas d'une des nombreuses contrefaçons dont fut l'objet l'édition dite des "Fermier généraux" bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlung von den Krankheiten der Schwangern, Gebärenden, Wöchnerinnen und Säuglingen.

      Berlin, bei Christian Friedrich Himburg, 1792, 8, Frontispiz, XIII, (1), 278 (4), 319, (1) pp., Halbledereinband d.Zt feines Exemplar. Zweyte vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage!"In der frauenärztlichen Spezialliteratur der Charité nimmt seine Abhandlung von dden Krankheiten der Schwangeren ... einen ehrenvolen Platz ein ... Das Werk ist zum großen Theildas Ergebnis von Erfahrungen. Als die zweite erschien, war er der hochangesehenen Generalchirurgus und Professor der Chirurgie in Berlin geworden." Diepgen/Heischkel, Die Medizin an der Bertl. Charité, p.148ff.Christian Ludwig Mursinna (1744-1823) machte alle Stadien eines preussischen Arztes durch: Vom Lazarettchirurg bis zum Chef der Charité in Berlin. "Er gehörte zu derjenigen Classe der im vorigen Jahrhundert nicht seltenen Chirurgen, welche aus der Barbierstube hervorgegangen, ohne gelehrte Vorbildung, als Autodidacten durch gesunden Menschenverstand und nüchterne Beobachtung, verbunden mit nicht gewöhnlicher operativer Geschicklichkeit, Thätigkeit und Energie sich einen geachteten Namen in der Wissenschaft zu machen verstanden haben." Hirsch

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        Miss Leary, Singer at Vauxhall.

      London - Anonymous etching and aquatint printed in brown ink. Platemark 225 x 266 mm, sheet size 257 x 292 mm. The title is taken from an early pencil inscription in the lower margin, which adds "only two impressions taken from this plate". The other impression is not in the British Museum, though it does have a small etching published by W. Locke in 1792 showing Miss Leary again performing on a balcony at Vauxhall and holding sheet music, but with an orchestra behind her and a wreath around the compostion. Bromley, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits lists a portrait by T. Trotter dated 1786. This is a fine impression, with just a little soiling in the large margins. Anna Maria Leary was known as "The Siren of Vauxhall" and was noted for her head-dress of three ostrich feathers. She performed at the Gardens between 1785 and 1792, though in 1787 she was said to "lack confidence". In 1792/3 she married a Mr Franklin and from then until 1807 she sang at Willis's Rooms in King Street and the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand.

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        Décret de la Convention nationale. Du 23 novembre 1792, l'an I.er de la République françoise. Qui charge le ministre de la justice de se faire délivrer l'état de toutes les maisons, quelles qu'elles soient, où il y a des détenus pour démence, fureur ou toute autre cause- Document personnel de Garat portant sa signature.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1792 - In-4° broché, 4 pages. cachet rouge, le document comporte la signature autographe de Garat, le rédacteur du décret. Il s'agit d'une document historique qui contredit l'affirmation sans cesse répété que c'est Pinel qui fut responsable du grand délivrement en 1793, l'année suivante. Garat est l'auteur de cette proposition, il avait été un ami de Pussin. Né dans le Labourd, Dominique Garat arriva fort jeune à Paris pour se lancer dans la carrière des prix académiques. Il obtient en 1779 le prix d'éloquence de l'Académie française pour son Éloge de Suger. Ses Éloge de Montausier et Éloge de Fontenelle sont couronnés dans les concours de 1781 et 1784. Rédacteur du Mercure de France pour sa partie littéraire, il passera ensuite au Journal de Paris, il est élu député aux États généraux de 1789. Le 9 octobre 1792, il remplace Danton au ministère de la Justice, et à ce titre notifie à Louis XVI la sentence de mort (20 janvier 1793) et lui amène un confesseur. C'est sous ce magistère que devançant Pinel, mais la question de priorité est complexe car tous deux furent inspirés par les recommandations de Pussin, il écrit ce décrêt qui libère les malades mentaux de leurs châines. (cf sur Garat, les notes de Jacques Donzelot, de Robert Castel et de Eric Hobsbawm qui donne une bonne synthèse sur Garat dans son article de Marxism Today). Le 22 janvier 1793, Garat remplace Jean Marie Roland au ministère de l'Intérieur et reste à ce poste jusqu'en août 1793. la encore jusquà son arrestation comme girondin en octobre 1793, il continuera d'oeuvrer par une série de décrets sur la reinsertion des fous dans la société civile. Le 9 thermidor an II (27 juillet 1794), il vote, ayant été libéré contre Maximilien de Robespierre. Il est alors chargé du cours d'analyse de l'entendement à l'École normale, puis envoyé ambassadeur à Naples, après le 12 fructidor. Sous le Directoire, il est élu au Conseil des Anciens (élections de 1799). Après le coup d'État du 18 brumaire (9 novembre 1799), Napoléon Bonaparte le nomme sénateur, et en 1808, comte de l'Empire. Dominique Joseph Garat mourut au château d'Urdains à Bassussarry. On dit que Dominique Joseph Garat devint, après avoir notifié à Louis XVI la sentence de mort le 20 janvier 1793, de plus en plus grognon et renfermé et que ses lunettes d'or qui servirent ce 20 janvier 1793, ne sortirent plus d'un tiroir auquel il était interdit de toucher. Familier de la maison de Dominique Joseph Garat, le curé d'Ustaritz les utilisa un jour pour lire son bréviaire et lorsque Dominique Joseph Garat revenant d'une visite les aperçut, il s'écria : « Les lunettes de la sentence » et tomba foudroyé. Franc-maçon, Garat est recensé en 1779 comme membre des Neuf Sœurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Alchemist

      An alchemist in his workshop. He is sitting in the middle of the composition, gazing at the viewer. His assistant is standing beside him carrying a vase, trying to draw the alchemist's attention. Scattered in the large room are books, leaves of paper, bottles, cages are hanging from the ceiling as well as other curiosa. Inscribed on the bottom: 'Tiré du Cabinet de M.r le Brun. / D'apres le Tableau Original de Thomas Wyck de la Grandeur de 24 pouces sur 22 de large. / A Paris chez Chereau rue des Mathurins au coin de celle de Sorbonne'; signed on the bottom of the composition: 'Thomas Wyck Pinxit / L. Le Grand. Sculp.'. From J.B.P. Le Brun, Galerie des Peintres Flamands, Hollandais et Allemands, published in Paris and Amsterdam between 1792 and 96. This engraving was included in the second volume as opposite to page 45. Engraving and etching on paper with broad margins; plate mark: 239 x 190 mm; total: 428 x 271 mm; some stains on the external margins otherwise in very good conditions

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        The 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 named according to the Linnean system by Thomas Martyn.

      London 1792 - First edition, second issue. 4to, [iii], 33; [iv]p, 41, [iv]pp., 2 engraved calligraphic title-pages, 2 engraved numismatic plates, 42 hand-coloured engraved plates of beetles; ocassional spotting and dampstaining not affecting plates. Finely bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco with intersecting rectangle and lozenge of blind ornamental rolls on covers by Samuel Welcher with his ticket, spine in four compartments, gilt lettering to second and third; spine slightly faded. The beauty of the beetle has never been so exquisitely portrayed (Wolf). Thomas Martyn (probably 1760 – 1816) was an English zoologist, conchologist and entomologist. Little is known about his life, other than that at 10 Great Marlborough Street, Westminster, he established an Academy for Drawing and Painting Natural History for young boys (ODNB). In 1784, Martyn wrote and published his major work, The Universal Conchologist. This volume depicts varying genii of beetle in bright hand-colour, with an almost microscopic fidelity. Martyn's importance as an artist and author is attested to by the prestige of his patronage - "[he] received gold medals for his work from Pope Pius VI, the Emperor Joseph II, Ferdinand IV of Naples and Charles IV of Spain" (Wolf, pg. 156), which are depicted in two sheets of engravings at the front of the volume. His work's popularity is also accounted for by the 17th century upper classes' penchant for 'cabinets of curiosities'. William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel Vathek and a great English collector of books and objects, owned a copy to add to his "cabinet of bibliographical rarities and freaks, each one a gem" (De Ricci, pg. 85). Whilst the title-page offers the publication date as 1792, this copy is the 1793 reissue of the 1792 English-text edition, shown by the date (March 21 1793) at the bottom of dedication, which was added along with the supplementary French text (ESTC). ESTC T80793. Seymour De Ricci, English Collectors of Books and Manuscripts: (1530-1930), CUP (2010). Legacies of Genius: A Celebration of Philadelphia Libraries, ed. Edwin Wolf (1988). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Critik der practischen Vernunft. Riga: Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1788 [bound with] Ueber eine Entdeckung nach der alle neue Critik der reinen Vernunft durch eine ältere entbehrlich gemacht werden soll. Königsberg: Friedrich Nicolovius, 1790 [and] Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten. Dritte Auflage. Riga: Johann Friedrich Hartcknoch, 1792.

      - Contemporary Sammelband containing: (1) First edition of the 'Critique of Practical Reason' - the primary source for the categorical imperative and Kant's other ethical doctrines. Uniform browning, heavier in some sections, occasional spots, old pencil markings on about 25 pages. Adickes 67; Warda 112. (2) First edition of Kant's answer to the attacks of J.A. Eberhard, who had maintained that whatever was contained in Kant's critical philosophy had already been better expressed by Leibniz and Wolff. Foxed throughout, mainly in the margins. Adickes 70; Warda 132. (3) Third edition of Kant's 'Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals', first published in 1785. Uniform light browning and foxing, heavier in places, occasional old pencil annotations and reading marks. Adickes 58; Warda 93. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: three works in one volume, 8vo, 292, 126, [xvi], 128 pp., contemporary speckled boards with paper spine label, rubbed, no library stamps, individual condition noted above, generally good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le legazioni di Bologna di Ferrara e della Romagna

      Incisione in rame, mm 337x470. Non comune carta. Ottimo esemplare marginoso con qualche macchia. Tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801. La Calcografia Camerale gli commissionò l'opera per sostituire il "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745-1824), allievo di Piranesi, fu religioso, geografo, costruttore di globi e cartografo.

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        Clarissa : or the history of a young lady. Complete in 8 volumes

      London: B. Law and Son, T. Cadell, and more, 1792, Hardcover, First Edition. Bound in near contemporary full tree calf with gilt-blocked leather lable to the spine. Some wear to the spine and panel edges as with age. Remains well-preserved overall; bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; 8 volumes. Summary; Pressured by her unscrupulous family to marry a wealthy man she detests, the young Clarissa Harlowe is tricked into fleeing with the witty and debonair Robert Lovelace. He, however, proves himself to be an untrustworthy rake whose vague promises of marriage are accompanied by unwelcome advances. Pressured by her unscrupulous family to marry a wealthy man she detests, the young Clarissa Harlowe is tricked into fleeing with the witty and debonair Robert Lovelace and places herself under his protection. Lovelace, however, proves himself to be an untrustworthy rake whose vague promises of marriage are accompanied by unwelcome and increasingly brutal sexual advances. And yet, Clarissa finds his charm alluring, her scrupulous sense of virtue tinged with unconfessed desire. Told through a complex series of interweaving letters, "Clarissa" is a richly ambiguous study of a fatally attracted couple and a work of astonishing power and immediacy. A huge success when it first appeared in 1747, and translated into French and German, it remains one of the greatest of all European novels. Subjects; England - Social life and customs - Fiction. General & literary fiction ; Novels, other prose & writers ; Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries. Fiction / Classics. England - Fiction. Kidnapping - Fiction. Young women - Crimes against - Fiction. Genres; Bibliography. Epistolary fiction. Novel. Inventory No: 240340.

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        Imitations of original drawings [.] in the collection of his Majesty, for the portraits of illustrious persons of the court of Henry VIII. With biographical tracts.

      London W. Bulmer and Co. for J. Chamberlaine -1800 1792 - Folio (57 x 43.5 cm.), extra-illustrated with the eight plates by Holbein for the court of Francis II and accompanying letterpress, in total 92 stipple-engraved plates printed in colours by F. Bartolozzi [84], C. Metz [3], C. Knight [1] and 4 unsigned, after Holbein, 7 of the plates are printed on pink paper, 19 plates are laid in and on thicker paper. The plates are in various states, including four before the letter and 7 in second state including the portrait of the Lady Mary. Plates 75 & 76 (the miniatures of Henry and Charles Brandon) on one sheet. Full green morocco gilt by Rutland, boards ruled in gilt with gilt floral decoration, spine with seven raised bands,all edges gilt, some offsetting from plates, minor scattered foxing, a most handsome example. A Renaissance masterpiece with iconic portraits which bring the Tudor court alive. "This magnificent work is surely the finest early example of English colour printing" (Ray English 19). In 1792, John Chamberlaine, antiquary and keeper of the King's drawings, embarked on a project to create a work that celebrated the skill and mastery of Hans Holbein some two hundred years after his death, bringing together 84 of Holbein's magnificent portraits of influential figures in the court of Henry VIII. Chamberlaine employed some of the best engravers of the time, including Florence born Francesco Bartolozzi, engraver to King George III. Originally released in 14 parts between 1792 and 1800, the work was heralded by the Monthly Review as "One of the most magnificent books that we have ever seen". Bartolozzi's engravings take centre stage in this work, replicating the majesty, finesse and accuracy of Holbein's original portraiture. Bavarian born Holbein began his artistic career working in Basel, producing religious murals and material for printed books. In 1526 he came to England with a recommendation from Erasmus, which opened the door for Holbein into the circle of Sir Thomas Moore. From then on, Holbein's reputation flourished, gaining the patronage of Anne Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell and finally the position of painter to the King. Without doubt Holbein's work captured some of the finest portraits of the most influential movers and shakers in the land. The additional 8 plates form the work entitled: Court of Francis II. "All published of an intended continuation to Chamberlaine's Imitation. It will be noticed that all eight are without dated imprints, and it is therefore probable that no copies were issued to the public until the stock was acquired many years later by Messrs. Bohn, who added them as a supplement to copies of the earlier work." (Abbey 206). Of particular interest is the fine plate of Mary, Queen of Scots. This beautiful copy bound in exquisite green morocco by the eminent binder George Rutland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne around the 1870's. Abbey Life 205-206; Brunet III, 259-260 ('ouvrage magnifique'); Lewine pp. 243-4; Lowndes p.405; Ray England 19. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, made in the Year 1772, on several part of England: Particularly the Mountains, and Lakes of Cumberland, and Westmoreland.

      R. Blamire, London., 1792. Third edition. Octavo. Two volumes: pp xvi, 238; [ii], 264, xiv Explanation of the Prints, [i] errata. Thirty plates, of which most are sepia aquatint views, three of which are hand-coloured maps and five are aquatint prints of livestock. Recent binding of three quarter calf with raised bands, gilt rules, morocco title labels, marbled boards.Some offsetting of plates onto facing pages. Near fine.

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        Tracts on the Corn Laws of Great Britain. London, J. Murray

      1792 - First Edition. 8vo, [ii], ii, 43pp, two folding tables, recent grey boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Writings of Thomas Paine, Secretary for Foreign Affiars to the Congress or the United States of America, in the Late War. Containing, 1. Common Sense. 2. The Crisis. 3. Public Good. 4. Letter to Abbe Raynal. 5. Letter to the Earl of Shelburne. 6. Letter to Sir guy Carlton. 7. Letter to the Authors of the Republican. 8. Letter to Abbe Syeyes. 9. Rights of Man

      Albany - State of New-York: Charles R. & George Webster, 1792. Boards. Fair. [2 - volume title page], xi-xii ; 60, [2-blank] ; 186 ; 41, [1-blank] ; [2], [v]-vii, [1-blank], [9]-70, [2-blank] ; 24, [2-blank] ; [2], [1-blank], [1], [5]-124 pages. Pages xi-xii (a portion of the subscriber list) laid in loosely, damaged and torn. LACKS preliminary matter [iii]-x (advertisement and balance of subscriber list). 8vo. Early calf with darkened spine label "Paines Writings". A collection of pamphlets bound and sold as a single volume with separate title page and subscriber list. Contains: 1) Common Sense ; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America, on the following interesting SUBJECTS, Viz. I. Of the Origin and Design of Government in general, with concise Remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession. III. Thoughts on the present State of American Affairs. IV. Of the present Ability of American, with some miscellaneous Reflections. To which is added, AN APPENDIX. Albany: Re-Printed, by Charles R. and George Webster, 1791. 60, [2-blank] pages. 8vo. First 3 leaves with tears extending into the textblock. Overall soiling, some minor marginal dampstaining. 2) [ Paine, Thomas ]. The CRISIS : in thirteen numbers. Written during the late war. By the author of COMMON SENSE. Albany: Printed & Sold by Charles R. & George Webster, No. 46, State-street, Corner of Middle-lane., 1792. 186 pages. 8vo. Several tears extending into the textblock (no loss of text). 3) [ Paine, Thomas ]. PUBLIC GOOD: Being an Examination into other Claim of Virginia to the vacant Western Territory, and of the Right of the United States to the Same. To which is ADDED Proposals for laying off a NEW STATE, To be applied to a Fund for carrying on the War, or redeeming the National Debt By the Author of Common Sense. Written in the year 1780. Albany: Printed by Charles R. & George Webster, No 46, State Street, Corner of Middle-Lane., [ c. 1780 ]. 41, [1-blank] pages. 4) Paine, Thomas. LETTER Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North America. In which The Mistakes in the Abbe's Account of the Revolution of America are corrected and cleared up. Albany: Printed by Charles R. & George Webster, No 46, State Street, Corner of Middle-Lane., [1782]. [2], [v]-vii, [1-blank], [9]-70, [2-blank] pages. 1782 date from end of treatise which is signed in print "Philadelphia, August 21, 1782" 5-8) [ no author , but Thomas Paine ]. LETTERS, by the author of Common Sense. First, to the Earl of Shelburne, now Marquis of Lansdowne, on the Subject of American Independence. Second, to Sir Guy Carlton, now Lord Dorchester, on the Murder of Captain Huddy. Third, to the Authors of "The Republican," a French Paper; tendering his Services in support of the Republican System. Fourth, to the Abbe Syeyes, a Member of the French National Assembly ; accepting the Abbe's Challenge on the Subject of Government, by offering to defend the Republican against the Monarchical System. Albany: Printed by Charles R. & George Webster, No 46, State Street, Corner of Middle-Lane., 1792. 24, [2-blank] pages. 9) Paine, Thomas. RIGHTS OF MAN : Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution ... the Fourth American Edition. Albany: Re-printed by Charles R. & George Webster, No. 46, on the North Side of State--street, Corner of Middle-Lane, between .., [ no date ]. [2], [1-blank], [1], [5]-124 pages. Several large tears into the textblock, with no loss of text. Tears and associated creasing to base of title page, with minor textual impact but no loss of meaning. Boards. Thomas Gimbel, in his "Thomas Paine Fights for Freedom in Three Worlds...Exhibition...Yale University Library October 1959" notes four printings of the Writings of Thomas Paine by Charles R. & George Webster, dated from 1792 to 1794 (#s 165-168). The copy here (assuming the laid in volume title belongs with this collection) is undated on the volume title. Each pamphlet is dated as noted in the description.

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        almanach des jeux

      fournier 1792 - 1792 rare édition comprenant les jeux du reversis du Wisk du piquet du trictrac du wisk bostonien et du tressette augmentée des échecs édition très recherchée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Three Volumes Bound In One) Observations On The Scottish Dialect (And) Scoticisms, Arranged In Alphabetical Order, Esigned To Correct Improprieties Of Speech And Writing (And) Scotticisms, Vulgar Anglicisms, And Grammatical Improprieties Corrected, With Reasons For The Corrections. Being A Collection Upon A New Plan, Alphabetically Arranged, And Adapted To The Use Of Academics, Men Of Business, And Private Families

      W. Stranahan And T. Cadell And W. Creech (1792); William Creech And T. Cadell (1797); Falconer & Willison For The Author (1799), London And Edinburgh; - Three Volumes Bound In One: V, (1) With Errata On Verso, 232 Pp; (Ii), 121, Including Half-Title, Errata On Verso Of Last Page; X, (I) With Directions On Verso, 13-96. Full Calf, Red Morocco Spine Label. Titles And Authors' Names Written On First Free Endpaper; Beattie's Name Written On Title Of That Section. Wear, Fraying At Corners, Binding Sound. Bookplate Of Sir Henry Jardine. Henry Jardine Of Harwood (1766-1851) Was A Solicitor, Antiquarian And A Founder Member Of The Bannatyne Club In 1823, Alongside His Friend Sir Walter Scott.He Became A Writer To The Signet In 1790 And In 1793 Took The Important Government Role Of Solicitor Of Taxes, Through The Patronage Of Henry Dundas, 1St Viscount Melville. From 1820 Until 1831 He Was King's Remembrancer In The Exchequer Throughout The Reign Of King George Iv. In 1814 He Was Elected A Fellow Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh. His Proposers Were George Steuart Mackenzie (His Son-In-Law), Henry Mackenzie, And Thomas Charles Hope.In 1818 He Was Of Those Present With Sir Walter Scott At The Rediscovery Of The Honours Of Scotland. His Home At 123 Princes Street In Edinburgh Facesddirectly Onto Edinburgh Castle. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Travels in Europe; viz. in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands. 5de druk. New York: Harper, 1839.".

      "Geb. in leer, 16+688 p., ill. Band gerestaureerd. Lit: Jacobsen Jensen 300; Smith nr. F 32 (3de druk)."."De Amerikaanse schrijver Wilbur Fisk (1792-1839), president van de Wesleyan University, bezocht Europa in 1836. In Nederland beschrijft hij: Nijmegen, Loevestein, Dordrecht, Rotterdam, ‘s Gravenhage en Leiden. Het boek verscheen in 1838 en werd snel enkele malen herdrukt: deze vijfde editie reeds negen maanden na de eerste! Inmiddels was Fisk, na een verblijf in Italië, op 22 februari 1839 overleden: “his exhausted frame yielded to its severity”, aldus de uitgever in deze vijfde druk. Het boek is geïllustreerd met 8 (fraaie) gravures van: Isola Bella in het Lago Maggiore, Napels, St. Pieter in Rome, San Marco in Venetië, brug te Freiburg in Zwitserland, de tunnel onder de Thames, King's College Chapel in Cambridge en vogelvlucht op Edinburgh."

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        Gesamtansicht von Geldern mit der Beschießung der Stadt im Jahre 1703 ('The Bombarding of Gueldre by a Body of Troups belonging to the King of Prusia. October 1703. - HRoberts sculp. - N°. 4').

      - Kupferstich v. Henry Roberts, 1792, 33,5 x 46,5 Meurer, Topographia Geldriae 59.

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        Les liaisons dangereuses ou lettres recueillies dans une société, et publiées pous l'instruction de quelques autres

      Genève 1792 - 4 tomi in 2 volumi, 13 cm, legatura ottocentesca in cartone bicolore, tagli colorati; pp. 180; 180; 166; 186; tavole all'antiporta di ogni tomo, antica scritta a penna al risguardo del secondo volume. Alone alla parte superiore delle prime 3 carte del 4° tomo Molto buono [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Views of Gentlemen's Seats,

      John and Joseph Boydell, London 1792 - 1st ed, VG, 1792, 16 pls. In full contemporary calf, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Re-spined, gilt tooling and title. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, red marbled end papers, title page, [2], 16 pls (tissue guarded), accompanied by 11 leaves (complete) of descriptive text, plates dated 1792/1795, mostly by Moses Griffith. Oblong 28*21cm. Very similar to Sir Colt Hoare's later work, but better! (Lowndes 248). Title continues: Castles, and Romantick Places in North Wales. Drawn and Engraved by eminent artists. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations on certain parts of animal oeconomy.

      Second Edition. - London: Printed and sold at No 13 Castle-Street, Leichester-Square.. 1792, 4, (4), II, 273, (4), (1) pp., 18 KpfrTaf., Ledereinband der Zeit St.a.Tit., Vorsätze und Rücken erneuert etwas fleckig gutes Exemplar. "Includes John Hunter's (1728-1793) observations on the sexual characteristics in birds, on the descent of the testis, on the air sac in birds, on the structure of the placenta, etc., together with the original description of the olafactory nerves"* and his important contribution "On the Stomach itself being digested after death".THE CONTENTS:A Description of the situation of the testis in the foetus, with its descent into the scrotum (pp.1-30, 4 pls.).Observations on the glands situated between the rectum and bladder, called vesiculas seminales (pp.31-54, 3 pls.)."Eleven of the following papers have been read at the Royal Society, and published in the Philosophical Transactions but in a work of so general a nature, and of which physiological inquiries make so small a part, the few facts and observations which I have given upon such subjects may, probably, be overlooked by those who are not members of that society. That they must be more easily procured by students in medicine, and other readers, I have, by an application to the President and Council of the Royal Society, obtained leave to reprint them, in this work, as being connected with the principles and actions of the animal oeconomy and I have added such observations and remarks occurred to me since the time they were read before the Royal Society." John HunterAn account of the free-martin (pp.55-74, 4 plts.). An account of an extraordinary pheasant (pp..75-80). An account of the organ of hearing in fishes (pp.81-88). An account of certain receptacles of air in birds, which communicate with the lungs and eustachian tube (pp.89-98). Experiments and observations on animals, with respect: to the power of producing heat (pp.99-128,1 pl.). Proposals for the recovery of persons apparently drowned (pp.129-142). Observations tending to shew that the wolf, jackal, and dog, are all of the fame species (pp.143-156). An experiment to determine the effect of extirpating one ovarium upon the number of young produced (pp.157-162). On the structure of the placenta (pp.163-180,1 pl.). Observations on the gillaroo-trout, commonly called, in Ireland, the gizzard-trout (pp.181-186). Some observations on digestion (pp.187-234, 1 pl.). On a secretion in the crop of breeding pigeons, for the nourishment of their young (pp.234-242, 2pls.).On the colour of the pigmentum of the eye in different animals (pp.243-252). The use of the oblique muscles (pp.253-258). A description of the nerves which supply the organ of smelling (pp.259-272, 2 pls.).Garrison & Morton No. 309 (1st. Ed. 1786)*

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Stuttgart, 8. II. 1792.

      1792. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Es wird Ihnen euserst [!] auffallen, wie ich mich an Sie wenden konnte, da ich noch nicht die Ehre habe, Ihnen bekannt zu seyn; ich hörte aber schon so viel zu Ihrem Lobe, weswegen ich mich entschlos [!], mit etwas von meinen geringen Arbeit Ihnen meine Ergebenheit zu bezeugen [...]". - Ernest Morace war ein Schüler Johann Gotthard von Müllers und war später als Hofkupferstecher tätig.

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        Les liaisons dangereuses ou lettres recueillies dans une société, et publiées pous l'instruction de quelques autres

      1792. 4 tomi in 2 volumi, 13 cm, legatura ottocentesca in cartone bicolore, tagli colorati; pp. 180; 180; 166; 186; tavole all'antiporta di ogni tomo, antica scritta a penna al risguardo del secondo volume. Alone alla parte superiore delle prime 3 carte del 4° tomo

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        Select views in Leicestershire, from original drawings: containing seats of the nobility and gentry, town views and ruins, accompanied with descriptive and historical relations [WITH]: The supplementary volume to the Leicestershire views: containing a series of excursions in the year 1790, to the villages and places of note in the county

      Leicester: J. Throsby...Sold by W. & J. Walker...London, 1792. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, pp. [8], viii, 353, [1]; 536; Vol. I engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved title page, 60 plates, including one folding chart not called for in the Directions to the Binder; Vol. II folding map frontispiece, 16 plates, including one hand-colored map; early 20th-century half calf over original speckled calf, black and brown spine labels, new endpapers; vol. I upper cover ring-stained, soiling on rear cover; edges rubbed; vol. I frontispiece and title page dampstained as are many of the plates, one plate in Vol. I with early 20th-century ownership rubberstamp on margin, else textblocks very good and sound. Vol. II imprint London: for the author, by J. Nichols, 1790. ESTC N21890 & T112230.

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        Reis door de departementen van Frankryk door een gezelschap van kunstenaars en geleerden. 6 delen, Parijs / Gouda, Brion / Buma, 1795-1796.

      9+36+48+46+42+38+47 pag., origineel bedrukte kartonnen omslagen. Goed exemplaar van zeldzaam boek. Tweede titelpagina in deel I: Voyage dans les departemens de la France, 1792. Met: Bericht van intekening door Buma, d.d. juli 1795 (7 pag.). Geillustreerd met handgekleurde kaarten en afbeeldingen in aquatint.

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        FÉDÉRALISTE (Le), ou collection de quelques écrits en faveur de la Constitution proposée aux États-Unis de l’Amérique, par la Convention convoquée en 1787 ; publiés dans les États-Unis de l’Amérique par MM. Hamilton, Madisson et Gay, citoyens de l’État de New-York.

      Paris, Buisson, 1792, pleine basane de l'époque, dos ornés (reliure habilement restaurée). –Verso du dernier f. du tome 2 lég. taché, titre et faux-titre du tome 2 lég. poussiéreux, qq. rousseurs. –Assez bon exemplaire. - 2 volumes in-8 de (4)-pp. [XXI] à LII-366 pp. et (4)-511 pp. ; Edition originale de la traduction française par Trudaine de La Sablière "who added an introduction and many notes." (Sabin).Aucun des exemplaires localisés ne comporte les pages V à XX du tome 1. D’après Echeverria et Wilkie, elles existent cependant.Monglond II-701; Sabin 23993; Printing and the mind of man 234 (E.O. de 1788) ; Echeverria and Wilkie 792-39. Très rare."Le Fédéraliste figure [ ] avec la Déclaration d’Indépendance de 1776 et la Constitution de 1787 elle-même, parmi les textes "sacrés" issus de la fondation de la république américaine. Il a servi depuis, en tant que lieu privilégié de l’exposition de la pensée politique et juridique des pères fondateurs, non seulement d’autorité incontestable aux décisions de la Cour suprême, mais également de point de départ indispensable à toute étude de la culture politique de l’époque." (Schuyler Stephens, in Dict. des œuvres politiques, p. 225).

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        Historia fabulosa del distinguido caballero Don Pelayo, Infanzon de la Vega, Quixote de la Cantabria.

      - M-Imp. Vda. de Ibarra, 1792-1793. Primera edición. 17 cm. 2 tomos.: (I) XVI-372 p., 1 grabado por M. Alegre. (II) VI- 1 h., 334 p. Enc. en plena piel de época, florones, tejuelo, cortes pintados. (10848-F6). LITERATURA ESPAÑOLA.

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        Verhandeling over de venusziekten, (...) uit het Latijn vertaald (...) dor Lambertus Nolst, 3e verbeterde druk. Dordrecht De Leeuw en Krap, 1792.

      Origineel karton, 22+(6)+232 pag. Vertaling van Plenck's Doctrina de morbis Venereis. Opgedragen door de Rotterdamse arts Nolst aan Jonas Dupont en Joh. Veirac. O.a. over ziekten der mannelyke roede, den ballen, des voorstanders, des bilnaeds, den baermoeder, der mammen, etc.

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        Geneeskundig volksboek ter onderregtinge voor (...) allen die met de zorge over jonge kinderen belast zijn, Volgens den tweeden (...) Hoogduitschen druk vertaald. Dordrecht, De Leeuw/Krap, 1792.

      Origineel met sierpapier beplakt karton, 14+316+(4) pag. BMN I pag. 389.

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        Szenen aus Fausts Leben von Schr. [Motto:] "Weh' wer von dem sich loszureissen wagt, Woran selbst die Natur sein Glück gebunden!" Erstausg.

      Offenbach, Weiß und Brede, 1792. - 4 Bll., 144 S., Kl.-8°, Pappband d. Zt. mit dreiseitigem Farbschnitt Engel 655: "Unrichtig ist in einem Verzeichnisse der Bücher Tiek's [sic!] angegeben, daß der berühmte Schauspieler Schröder in Hamburg der Verfasser sei. Dieser ist vielmehr Aloys Wilhelm Schreiber [1761-1841; Lehrer, Professor der Ästhetik, Hofhistoriker u. Schriftsteller]. Dasselbe Werk erschien unter einer neuen Titel-Ausgabe: Gemälde im sanfteren Colorit aus dem Leben des Schwarzkünstlers Faust. Offenbach, Weiß und Brede 1794. Der Name des Verfassers 'Wilhelm Schreiber' steht unter der Vorrede dieser Ausgabe". - Zweites Blatt mit gedruckter Widmung: "An Göthe", drittes Blatt mit Widmungsgedicht: "O zürne nicht, daß ich mit Dir / Nach einem Ziel zu laufen wage, / Der ich noch keinen Kranz des Sieges trage! / Vom Lorbeer, den Du nimmst, genügt ein Blättchen mir." - In der Vorrede führt Schreiber seinen gedanklichen Ausgangspunkt an: "[Dass] der Mensch nicht gemacht ist für den Umgang mit höhern Wesen, und daß er es nicht ungestraft wagen dürfte, aus dem Kreise der Menschheit heraus zu treten." - Etwas bestoßen u. berieben; Vorsatz u. Innendeckel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand; tlw. etwas fleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl. - Sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rights of Man: being an Answer to Mr Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. Part I.

      Printed for J.S. Jordan. 1792 [Part II]. Printed for H.D. Symonds. Two parts in one. iv, 78pp, bound without final ad. leaf; vii, [2], 10-91, [3]pp appendix, lacks final ad. leaf. 12mo. Cheap coarse paper; old but not intrusive waterstaining, occasional dusting. Bound in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, vellum fore-edges; boards rubbed & neatly rebacked. Michael Foot's copy with his signature & note on front endpaper.ESTC N13084, not in BL. This issue has no price below the date on the titlepage. T5879 is the variant with the final page of text numbered 91, and the last line of the second page of the Appendix beginning: corruption and taxation. The first part was initially published by Johnson in February of 1791, but it was suppressed immediately and is of the greatest rarity. The first edition available for public sale was issued by Jordan in March, who inserted a cancelled titlepage with his own imprint. The second part was brought out in London by Jordan on February 16th 1792. Thomas Paine prepared two combined editions of the work, containing both parts, the first being a cheaply produced publication by Symonds. Because of the risk of prosecution certain passages were omitted and replaced by asterisks, the missing content being alluded to in footnotes. The other 'combined' edition was prepared during his imprisonment in France and published by Daniel Isaac Eaton in 1795. This present copy appears to have been bound together at the time, but combines Jordan and Symonds printings, both on the same paper, and both with the asterisks and footnotes.

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        Delle antichità longobardico-milanesi illustrate con dissertazioni dai monaci della Congregazione cistercense di Lombardia.

      nell'Imperial Monistrero di S. Ambrogio Maggiore, 1792. 4 volumi in-4° (cm. 26), genuine legature coeve in m. pergamena con titolo in oro su tasselli al dorso, piatti in carta decorata (usura a un tassello), tagli rossi; carte in ottimo stato e in barbe, con ampie testate in rame n.t. e 7 tavole illustrative in rame f.t. (di cui 6 ripiegate). Edizione originale di un'opera «assai stimata» [Lozzi 2595] e «piena di erudizione e dottrina» [Cicognara 3933] composta da 40 dissertazioni relative ai secoli di mezzo, frutto di faticosi studi su codici cistercensi inediti, specialmente di Chiaravalle e Sant'Ambrogio (qui trascritti e illustrati). La varietà degli argomenti comprende gli edifici di Milano, la coltivazione degli olivi in Lombardia, la struttura sociale dei Longobardi, le vicende monastiche, ecc. Cfr. Predari 148; Hoepli 693. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Merkwürdige Kriminalgeschichten und Rechtsfälle. Ein Beytrag zur Geschichte der Menschheit. Nach Pitavals Französischem Werk durch [P. I. Niethammer u. a.] ausgearbeitet und mit einer Vorrede begleitet und herausgegeben von Friedrich Schiller. 4 Bde.

      8. Titel, 339(1) S. Tit., 320(2) S. Tit., 312(2) S. u. Tit., 338(2) S. Mit 4 Front. in Kupferstich (J[ohann] Blaschke sc.). Neue Halblederbde. auf 4 Bünden mit Deckelbezug aus grünem Kleisterpapier und schwarzgedr. Titel auf mont. Rüschi. Buchblöcke unbeschnitten, Einbde. tadellos, Titelbll. mit Signaturen v. alter Hd., ersten Seiten aller Bände stärker angeschmutzt und z.Tl. wasserrd., mehrere Eckausrisse fachmännisch unterlegt, stellenw. braunfl. Vgl. Goed. V, 187, 26 Hayn-Got. VI, 208 Fromm 10577 u. Marcuse 125 (alle Ausgabe 1792f). Vermutlich Nachdruckausgabe mit fingiertem Druckort nach der ersten 1792-95 bei Kuno in Jena erschienenen Ausgabe der von Fr. Schiller herausgegebenen Auswahlbände der Pitavalgeschichten, einer zunächst von 1734-43 in 22 Bänden unter dem Titel Causes celebres et interessantes erschienenen Sammlung veröffentlicht von dem französischen Anwalts Francois Gayot de Pitaval (1673 - 1743), in denen er interessante, auch aufsehenerregende Rechtsfälle für die breite Masse verständlich darstellte. - S. rühmt den Vorzug der historischen Wahrheit dieser wichtigsten zeitgenössischen Quelle für wahre Rechtsfälle. Laut S. vermag ein Kriminalprozeß "das versteckteste Gewebe der Bosheit", das "geheime Spiel der Leidenschaft" und "die verborgenen Gänge der Intrigue" ans Tageslicht zu bringen. (vgl. Vorwort).

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        A correction of abuses in government, no encroachment upon the constitution of the country nobility, although proper, not only superfluous, when purchased to gratify the mere ostentation of individuals, but highly dangerous, as it may be rendered subservient to undue influence. Subordination, when gradually progressive, the solid cement of community; the grand political chain, whose several links depend upon one another, and make civilized society a cheerful co-operation of intellect and industry. Levelling philosophy, contradictory and absurd, when it extends beyond equality of right.

      London: printed for H.D. Symonds 1792 - 8vo., (6) + 132pp., including the half-title, emphasis marks in pencil and a few annotations, also in pencil, contemporary calf, now neatly rebacked and labelled to match. A very good copy with the contemporary ownership signature on half-title of G. Ricketts and the later armorial bookplate of Edwards Ricketts> on pastedown. Probably the only early edition and certainly very rare. [ESTC & OCLC find copies at only 4 libraries: BL + NLS + Rutgers + Un. of Victoria]. This is a complex essay on government by the army officer, poet and writer Charles James (d. 1821) who had already published poetry, including Petrarch to Laura: a poetical epistle> (1787), a two-volume collection of poems in 1789, dedicated to the Prince of Wales, and a military essay, Hints founded on facts, or, a view of our several military establishments> (1791). The Correction of abuses in government> is an attempt to evaluate the English system of government in a challenging, and often very critical, although certainly not in a revolutionary, way, while the author seems to be sitting firmly in the army officer's stable, traditional position comfortable in the general order of things.

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

      printed for J.S. Jordan, London 1792 - First edition, 8vo, pp. xii, 439; contemporary blind-ruled mottled calf boards, later rebacking with gilt paneled spine and red morocco label; rubbed and worn, moderate foxing to preliminaries and terminals, the first signature starting, and back hinge cracked, but overall good and sturdy or better. Howes L83: "Said to have been edited by Thomas Paine, under the direction of Langworthy." Sabin 38903: "Contains many curious particulars relating to the war between Great Britain and the Colonies. Published under the direction of Edward Langworthy, of Georgia."JCB 1772-1800, II, 3534, quoting the Preface: "These Memoirs and Letters were transmitted from America to England [by Langworthy] who was a member of Congress from the State of Georgia. The reader may expect to find, in almost everything that relates to Lee, a great deal of the strong republican character. His attachment to principles of liberty without regard to place, made him the citizen of the world, rather than of any country." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La nuova regia sull'acque nel Bucintoro nuovamente eretto all'annua solenne funzione del giorno dell'Ascensione di Nostro Signore descritta, e dedicata al Serenissimo prencipe. Alvise Mocenigo doge di Venezia ec. da Antonio Maria Luchini cittadino veneto In Venezia, 1792

      1792. In-8 (17 cm) (1) c. (di tavola più volte ripiegata) 48; fregio xilografato al frontespizio. Brossura in carta decorata a motivi floreali. La carta di tavola raffigura il Bucintoro. Esemplare prefetto ma con lieve abrasione alla tavola. Edizione non conosciuta dal Cicogna. http://www.worldcat.org/title/nuova-regia-sullacque-nel-bucintoro-nuovamente-eretto-allannua-solenne-funzione-del-giorno-dellascenzione-di-nostro-signore-descritta/oclc/054137250. Opera pubblicata in onore della nuova Bucintoro, l'ultima della storia della Serenissima, uscita nel 1729 dall'arsenale. Il lavoro fu eseguito da Antonio Corradini, su disegno di Stefano Conti. E.A. Cicogna, Saggio di bibliografia veneziana, p. 209, n. 1451

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

      London: printed for J.S. Jordan, 1792. First edition, 8vo, pp. xii, 439; contemporary blind-ruled mottled calf boards, later rebacking with gilt paneled spine and red morocco label; rubbed and worn, moderate foxing to preliminaries and terminals, the first signature starting, and back hinge cracked, but overall good and sturdy or better. Howes L83: "Said to have been edited by Thomas Paine, under the direction of Langworthy." Sabin 38903: "Contains many curious particulars relating to the war between Great Britain and the Colonies. Published under the direction of Edward Langworthy, of Georgia..."JCB 1772-1800, II, 3534, quoting the Preface: "These Memoirs and Letters were transmitted from America to England [by Langworthy] who was a member of Congress from the State of Georgia. The reader may expect to find, in almost everything that relates to Lee, a great deal of the strong republican character. His attachment to principles of liberty without regard to place, made him the citizen of the world, rather than of any country."

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        5 Briefe mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 1790 bis 1792. - Zusammen 5 SS. auf 10 Bll. Meist 4to. Dienstschreiben an Karl Graf von Zinzendorf (1739-1813), den Präsidenten der Neuen Hofrechnungskammer: "Nebenkommende Note des Obersten Kanzlers Grafen Kollowrat [.] den Personal- und Besoldungs Stand der Hofkanzley betref[f]end, theile ich ihnen in der Absicht mit, damit Mir von Seite der Hofrechenkammer darüber die Wohlmeinung erstattet werde; nur wird dieser für die Zukunft verfaßte Personal- und Besoldungs Stand individualiter einzurichten, und zwischen diesem, und dem gegenwärtigen Personal- und Besoldungs Stand dann jenem, der A[nno] 1779 bestand, eine Balance zu ziehen, und auszuweisen seyn [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 21. Februar 1792). Die anderen Briefe betreffen fleichfalls Finanz- und auch Personalangelegenheiten. - Karl Graf Zinzendorf hatte seit 1784 den Vorsitz der Robotaufhebungskommission inne; 1792 wurde er Staats- und Konferenzminister und Mitglied des Staatsrats, 1800 Landmarschall von Niederösterreich. Von 1801 bis 1813 Landkomtur des Deutschen Ordens in Österreich, war Zinzendorf 1808 vorübergehend dirigierender Staats- und Konferenzminister. "Zinzendorf war ein Vorkämpfer des Freihandels und lehnte den Merkantilismus ab. Seine seit 1782 geführten Tagebücher, die über sechzig Bände umfassen, sind eine bedeutsame kulturgeschichtliche Quelle" (DBE). Zu Zinzendorf, der für die Geschichtsforschung vor allem auf Grund seines zeitlebens geführten Tagebuchs von großem Interesse ist, vgl. Christine Lebeau: Die Tagebücher des Grafen Karl von Zinzendorf. In: Quellenkunde der Habsburgermonarchie (16.-18. Jahrhundert). Ein exemplarisches Handbuch. Hg. v. J. Pauser, M. Scheutz und T. Winkelbauer. Wien 2004 (= MIÖG Ergbd. 44), S. 796-800. - Ohne die "nebenkommende Note". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AN ESSAY ON ARCHERY: DESCRIBING THE PRACTICE OF THAT ART IN ALL AGES AND NATIONS

      Printed by J. & J. Holl (Worester), Sold by J. Robson (London), Worcester & London 1792 - First impression of the true first edition. Illustrated with five full-page woodcut illustration pages (as called for) including the black and white full-page frontispiece woodcut showing an archer drawing his bow. Also illustrated with a title-page vignette of a quiver of arrows. Eight-page preface by the author. Two-page 'to the reader' introduction. Appendix to rear. ***Very good in original half-leather and beige speckled cloth-covered boards, with speckled fore-edge and bottom edge of text-block. Original leather spine has another protective leather spine laid over by hand (a sympathetically relaid leather spine needs to be put on by a professional book-binder). The four full-page wood-cut illustrations in the text have offsetting to their facing pages. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Frontispiece page illustration of the archer is almost detached. Spine stitching beginning to be exposed to the front gutter. Offsetting to recto of frontispiece and prelims. A few very light fox-spots to prelims and offsetting from the illustrations onto their respective neighbouring pages. Interior pages clean. Spine tight. viii prelim-pages plus two-page note to the reader to the fore and 348 pages including original errata slip tipped-in to the rear. Very light sporadic foxing to prelims and rear pages. 222mm x 144mm. ***'Being fond of the exercise of shooting the bow, it has often excited in me a desire of forming some knowledge with respect to Archery. The means of attaining information, however, were not obvious, as no comprehensive treatise on the subject has appeared during an interval of almost two centuries and an half. The Toxophilus of Ascham, published in the reign of Henry VIII cannot be esteemed a satisfactory account of this art, as it principally regards Archery in England; and as many circumstances of importance in relation to the Bow in foreign nations are omitted. In 1544, the time in which Ascham wrote, the knowledge of the Western world was but imperfect; and although some few American histories were written previous to that era, yet the jealousy of the Spanish court, studiously confined within the narrowest limits it was able, all information relating to the newly discovered continent. The manners and customs of the Eastern world were almost equally unknown, as commerce had not at that time opened a familiar intercourse with the inhabitants of this island. ***These sources of information, therefore, which afforded an ample field for the investigation of a modern writer, with respect to Archery, could not have been enjoyed in as remote a period as that in which Ascham lived.' (Quote by the author from pages 1-2 of the preface). *** Extremely scarce first impression of the true first edition, in complete condition in its original boards with a leather spine laid over, with all its pages and all illustrations present as called for. ***Of interest to collectors of rare antiquarian books on archery. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Politische Geschichte des Eichsfeldes mit Urkunden erläutert. 2 Bände in einem

      Erste Auflage. Johann Georg Rosenbusch, Göttingen, 1792/1793. XXVIII/6 Bl./163 S./98 S./1 Bl./XIV/202/118 S., Halbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (Rücken etwas eingerissen) - Band 1 und 2 beinhaltet u.a. das Urkundenbuch der Eichsfeldischen Geschichte/gutes Exemplar -

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        7 letters signed.

      Vienna, 1792. - 4to. Altogether 5¾ pp. on 14 ff. Official letters to Count Karl von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf (1739- 1813), who served the government of Austria in a variety of capacities, including as governor of Trieste, and rose to high rank at the Habsburg court. "His massive diary, written daily over a period of about 66 years, is an important historical documentary source for his era, both in politics and in the arts" (Wikipedia).

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        Nouveau voyage dans la haute et basse Égypte, la Syrie, le Dar-four, où aucun européen n'avoit pénétré ; fait depuis les années 1792 jusqu'en 1798

      Paris, chez Dentu, an VIII, 1800, in-8, 2 vol, front, XXXVII-371 + [4]-391 pp, 2 cartes dépliantes, veau jaspé de l'époque, dos lisses ornés de fleurons figurant des palmiers, pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes, roulette dorée en encadrement des plats et sur les coupes, bordures des contreplats guillochées, gardes de papier vert-bleu, tranches bleues cirées, Frontispice sur cuivre figurant un temple d'après Strabon et deux cartes d'après Miller, soit une carte du Darfour et une carte de la route suivant la caravane du Soudan, avec indications rehaussées en vert. Bel exemplaire de la première édition française, faite sur l'anglais par Jacques Castéra. William George Browne (1768-1813) se rendit en Égypte en 1792 afin d'explorer les oasis de l'est du Sahara et de voyager jusqu'aux sources du Nil blanc. Il gagna l'oasis de Sioua où il fut le premier anglais à visiter le temple de Zeus Ammon. Il fut le premier européen à décrire le Darfour, qu'il gagna par une caravane soudanaise en 1793 ; il donne la toute première description en anglais de ce pays, où, au lieu du passe-droit espéré pour continuer son voyage, il fut spolié et emprisonné durant trois ans par le sultan hostile aux chrétiens. Il finit par rejoindre l'Égypte, puis la Syrie et Constantinople, de nouveau par caravane. Épidermures ; néanmoins agréable reliure parlante. Très bel état intérieur, une réparation à la seconde carte.

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

      London: printed for J.S. Jordan, 1792. First edition, 8vo, pp. xii, 439; contemporary blind-ruled mottled calf boards, later rebacking with gilt paneled spine and red morocco label; rubbed and worn, moderate foxing to preliminaries and terminals, the first signature starting, and back hinge cracked, but overall good and sturdy or better. Howes L83: "Said to have been edited by Thomas Paine, under the direction of Langworthy." Sabin 38903: "Contains many curious particulars relating to the war between Great Britain and the Colonies. Published under the direction of Edward Langworthy, of Georgia..."JCB 1772-1800, II, 3534, quoting the Preface: "These Memoirs and Letters were transmitted from America to England [by Langworthy] who was a member of Congress from the State of Georgia. The reader may expect to find, in almost everything that relates to Lee, a great deal of the strong republican character. His attachment to principles of liberty without regard to place, made him the citizen of the world, rather than of any country."

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        Labyrinten eller Reise giennem Tydskland, Schweitz of Frankerig. 1.-2. Deel.

      Kiøbenhavn., J.F. Schultz, 1792-93. 418+403 sider pp. Baggesens hovedværk. Indbundet i 2 originale simple kartonbind. Med nogle brugsspor, med i fast indbinding. Med håndskrevne titler i gammel skrift på rygge. Uafskårne. (som de formodentlig er leveret fra trykkeren). Første udgave. 17042048

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        State Nominus Umbra.

      London:: Printed for Alexr. Hamilton, 1792.. 2 volumes. 8vo. [2], xxxvi, 227, [1]; [2], 259, [1], [36] pp. Original full dark green/blue straight-grain morocco, single gilt-rule surround, seven gilt bands on spine with title �Junius� in gold, Greek key decorative dentelles, all edges gilt. Armorial bookplate of Wallace of Carleton. Modern dark blue cloth slip-case. Very handsome set. With two superbly painted masterpiece fore-edge paintings by Kyd, (1) Coles�s General Coach Office; (2) [untitled] �...representing one of Timpson�s coaches in the act of passing a milestone on the London road with great velocity, completely full inside and out, and all the passengers dressed in the first style of fashion, and enjoying themselves tremendously.� These are probably meant to be images from Charles Dickens� Master Humphrey's clock. This also serves to be rather certain that these are images painted by the Dickens� caricaturist Joseph Clayton �Kyd� Clarke. [Note: penciled in the books are the numbers #214, #215]. � Weber, Annotated Dictionary of Fore-edge Painters, pp. 80-83.

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        A collection of five pamphlets by Paul, all relating to Gloucestershire (the new prison, lunatic asylum, the shire hall, prison regulation, and prisons in general).

      Gloucester -1809 1792 - 8vo., various paginations (see below), bound together in a single volume ca. 1810 in diced russia gilt, with the contemporary bookplate on front pastedown of John Paul Paul> (1772-1828). In fine state of preservation. The collection comprises (in order of binding): 1. An Address delivered at a general meeting of the nobility, gentry, clergy, and others, assessed to the county rate for the County of Glocester, convened by the High-Sheriff, for the purpose of receiving a statement of the proceedings of the committee appointed to carry into execution the resolutions of the said County, to rebuild the gaol and bridewells thereof; - and held on Monday the 9th of July, 1792>. n.p. [Gloucester], published by permission of the author. 8vo., vii + (1) + 72pp., wanting the half title, but with a large folding table (A general abstract of the whole cost of building of the different prisons of the county of Glocester> - short closed tear at one fold), old dampstain at foot of title. First edition: very scarce. ESTC, OCLC & COPAC locate copies at 5 libraries (Cornell + BL + NLS + Gloucester R.O. + Wellcome) together with a severely incomplete copy at Goldsmiths (# 15352). 2. Minutes of Proceedings relative to the establishment of a General Lunatic Asylum, near the city of Glocester. Including a digest of a scheme for such an institution: addressed to a general meeting of subscribers, held at the Glocester Infirmary, on the 14th of July, 1794.> n.p. [Gloucester], Printed at the special request of the committee appointed to carry the design into effect. 1796. 8vo., 70 + (2) + 22pp. First edition? Rare. Copies found only at Cambridge + Sir John Soane's Mus. + Gloucester R.O. Not in BL. 3. An Address delivered at a general meeting of the County of Glocester: convened by the High Sheriff, and held on Tuesday, January 11, 1803; for the purpose of considering the necessity or expediency of erecting a new Shire-Hall for the said county; or of adopting such other measures as the dilapidated state of the present Booth-Hall might require.> Glocester, printed at the request of the general meeting; and (by permission of the author) sold for the county rate . 1803. 8vo., pp.(3) - 128pp., wanting the half-title. First edition: very rare. The only copy listed by COPAC & OCLC is at the BL. 4. Address to His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Glocester, on the administration and practical effects of the system of prison regulation, established in that County: delivered at their Epiphany General Quarter Sessions, 1809.> Glocester: printed by D. Walker; published for the benefit of the Fund for Prison Charities in Glocester Gaol. 1809. 8vo., 158pp., including a folded table. First edition: scarce. 5. Rules and orders for the regulation and controul of prisons. Revised and recommended to the Magistrates of the County of Glocester.> Glocester: printed by D. Walker, at the Office of the Glocester Journal. 1808. 8vo., (2) + ii + 84pp. Rare: copies located only at Princeton + Un. of Glasgow. Not in BL. This is altogether a particularly good and coherent group of material all written by the Gloucestershire prison reformer and philanthropist Sir George Onesiphorus Paul Bart. (1746-1820). A cautious political reformer, Paul had begun to have an influential role in the public life of Gloucestershire as early as 1780. Following damning visits to the county gaol by John Howard in 1777 and 1784, when he found the inhuman and insanitary conditions typical of the period, Paul launched his campaign to reform the county prisons. 'In 1785 a committee under his direction secured an act of parliament for building a new gaol at Gloucester and four houses of correction in other parts of the county, the sites chosen being Littledean for the Forest of Dean; Northleach for the central Cotswolds; Horsley for the populous clothmaking valleys of the west Cotswolds; and Lawfords Gate, Bristol, for south Gloucestershire. Work began in 1788 and the five new buildings were c [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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