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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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        CALLIMACO GRECO-ITALIANO ORA PVBBLICATO

      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]).

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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?.

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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.

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

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

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        A Topographical Survey of the Great Road from London to Bath and Bristol. With Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Country, Towns, Villages, and Gentlemen's Seats on and adjacent to it; Illustrated by Perspective Views of the Most Select and Picturesque Scenery. To which is added a correct map of the country three miles on each side of the road... (2 Volumes complete)

      London:: The Author,, 1792.. First edition.. Hardcover. 8vo. (9.25 x 6 inches). pp.xv, 154; vii, (i), 190. 11 maps, mostly folding and 65 aquatint plates in sepia (plates offset, lacks half-titles). Contemporary brown speckled calf gilt. Gilt title label to Volume I is a restoration, tooled in a slightly larger type face to volume II. Marbled endpapers. Bookplates of Joseph Neeld to front pastedowns. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A handsome set in 2 volumes. We are members of the P.B.F.A. Enquiries welcome; click on a link to contact direct.

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        Plano del Puerto de Clayocuat en la Latitud N de 19.7' Longit 22.22' al O des Blas, reconicido en los Anos de 89, 90 y 91 pr Narbaez, Quimper e Eliza [Manuscript chart of Clayoquot Sound, north of Nootka on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada]

      Spain, 1792. A UNIQUE MANUSCRIPT MAP FROM A DECISIVE MOMENT IN THE COLONIAL HISTORY OF CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Ink on paper: 181/8" x 211/2" Manuel Quimper was part of Francesco de Eliza's expedition between 1790 and 1791 sent to occupy Nootka Sound for Spain, during a particularly tense clash between British and Spanish forces, who had both taken interest in the western coast of North America. The two countries had simultaneously embarked on scientific and trading missions in the wilderness. Jostling for territory had led to inevitable friction between the two parties at Nootka Sound, culminating in the seizure of British ships and property by the ebullient Spanish captain, Jose Esteban Martinez. James Colnett, a British captain, arrived at Nootka Sound in 1789 and notified the Spanish commander that he had come "under authority of the King of England with orders to take possession of Nootka, construct a fort, establish a factory, and plant a colony." In consequence, the Spaniards arrested Colnett and his officers and seized his cargo. Upon his release he proceeded to England and raised an uproar about his treatment which almost precipitated a war between England and Spain. This was the celebrated "Nootka Sound Controversy," one of the most famous incidents in the history of the Northwest. There followed a series of treaties and agreements related to the territories surrounding Nootka Sound. The preliminary agreement made on July 4, 1790 stated that settlements already made by subjects of either nation for carrying on commerce with the natives would not be disturbed. Captain George Vancouver was then sent by the English to Nootka to work out the details with the Spanish envoy, the Spanish captain Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra. Manuel Quimper left Nootka in May 1790, at the height of the conflict, to explore southward. His ship was the Princesa Real, previously known as the Princess Royal before it was confiscated from James Colnett's associate, Thomas Hudson. Quimper spent ten days in Clayoquot Sound, the subject of this finely drawn chart, and then sailed into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. He paid particular attention to possible harbors, charting and claiming possession in all he found. Quimper made a number of important discoveries, including Port Discovery on the Olympia Peninsula, Washington State. However, he missed Admiralty Inlet, the entrance to Puget Sound, which was found on July 5, 1790 by another expedition led by Juan Carrasco, who thought it was a bay and named it Ensenada de Caamano. It was to be discovered as the entrance to Puget Sound and named Admiralty Inlet by Vancouver only two years later.. Book.

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        Oracoli Auguri, Aruspici, Sibille, Indovini, della Religione Pagana Tratto da Antichissimi Monumenti, o Sulle Traccie Della Storia Delineata dal celbre Jacopo Guarana, ed incisi in rame dai pou esperti Viniziani artefici

      Venezia, 1792. A bit dust soiled, some rubbing to edges, interior superb with only"Sibylla Delphica" and "Erythrae Sibilla" with smallish brown spots mostly in margin. Folio. Engraved title page, frontispiece by Aloysius Povelato, complete with 41 plates (incl. frontispiece) and 43 (incl. title page) engraved text leaves three-quarter cream vellum over marbled boards, printed orange morocco spine label lettered in gilt In Italian. First plate "Jupiter Ammon" last plate "Samia Sibylla" - beautiful paper. Fine engravings of full length figures of pagan deities, sorcerers, sybils, etc. All of the text is also engraved and surrounded by a fine decorative border. Each plate and page of text is engraved on the recto only.& & Jacopo Guarana (1720 - 1808) was a student of Sebastian Ricci and Givanni Battista Tiepolo. He was one of Tiepolo's greatest followers in both his drawings and his frescos. Guarana received numerous commissions locally and abroad. He lived in Venice his entire life but travelled to Ravenna in 1751 and decorated there the dome of Santa Vitale. He also worked at Vanogaredo in 1763 and Stra in 1770. He became a member of the Accademia in Venice in 1756 .

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        Istoria del Concilio di Trento Scritta

      - Faenza - Nella Stamperia di Gioseffantonio Archi, 1792 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete collection of 'Istoria del Concilio di Trento Scritta' or 'The History of the Council of Trent' by Padre Sforza Pallavicino. Pietro Sforza Pallavicino (or Pallavicini) (1607, Rome - June 5, 1667, Rome), was an Italian cardinal and historian. Having taken holy orders in 1630, and joined the Society of Jesus in 1638, he successively taught philosophy and theology in the Collegium Romanum. These texts follow the history of the Council of Trent, a highly significant 16th-century Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church. It is considered to be one of the Church's most important councils. It convened in Trent (then capital of the Prince-Bishopric of Trent of the Holy Roman Empire, in Italy) between December 13, 1545, and December 4, 1563 in twenty-five sessions for three periods. The council issued condemnations on what it defined as Protestant heresies and defined Church teachings in the areas of Scripture and Tradition, Original Sin, Justification, Sacraments, the Eucharist in Holy Mass and the veneration of saints. It issued numerous reform decrees. By specifying Catholic doctrine on salvation, the sacraments, and the Biblical canon, the Council was answering Protestant disputes. The Council of Trent, delayed and interrupted several times because of political or religious disagreements, was a major reform council and the most impressive embodiment of the ideals of the Counter-Reformation. It would be over 300 years until the next Ecumenical Council. When announcing Vatican II, Pope John XXIII stated that the precepts of the Council of Trent continue to the modern day, a position that was reaffirmed by Pope Paul VI. Includes a bookplate from the monastic library of St Augustine's Abbey in Ramsgate. In Italian. Condition: In half vellum bindings with marbled boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and marks and rubbing to the boards. A dent has been left to the board of Volume IV. The spines are generally smart with just a few marks and some institutional labels to the lowerhalf of the margin. The spine labels to Volume III and IV are slightly worn. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean with spotting throughout. Some water stains to the Volume IV (from half title to page 203) andtidemarks to the margin of the first volume (pages i to xcviii). Institutional inkstamps to the title page of each volume and institutional labels to the front pastedown. Arepair and some small closed tears have been left to the half title of volume IV. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Plan of the City of Washington

      Philadelphia: Thackara & Vallance, 1792 [but later impression printed on 19th century wove paper]. Engraved map by Thackara & Vallance. 21 3/4 x 29 inches. A fine copy of the first of "official" plan of Washington, D.C. First published in November 1792, this plan is the fifth recorded engraving of the L'Enfant/Ellicott city plan, three of the four earlier engravings were issued in periodicals, making the present large scale work only the second separately issued engraving of the planned lay-out of Washington. The first appearance of the plan (also engraved by Thackara & Vallance) was in March 1792, when it was produced to illustrate an article "Description of the City of Washington, in the territory of Columbia, ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States, by them established as the Seat of their Government after the year 1800" which was included in the March issue (pp.155-156) of the periodical The Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine (Philadelphia: William Young, March 1792). The first folio separately issued plan was engraved by Samuel Hill: it does not include the soundings in the Potomac that are included in the present map. The national capital city, as depicted in the present plan, is laid out according to a plan originally proposed by Pierre Charles L'Enfant (1754-1825) and modified by Andrew Ellicott (1754-1820). L'Enfant "was born in Paris where he trained to be an architect. He came to America in 1777, and served George Washington as an engineer during the Revolutionary War. In 1791 President Washington asked L'Enfant to design the new capitol city in the District of Columbia. L'Enfant designed a city similar in layout to the then French capitol city of Versailles ... The Commissioners of the City of Washington wanted to have a printed copy of the plan when they began to sell building lots. L'Enfant irritated them by working slowly and releasing only sketchy plans . On instruction from President Washington, Thomas Jefferson on February 27, 1792 wrote a letter to L'Enfant dismissing him as city planner." (Washington Map Society, online). Ellicott " trained to be a mathematician and surveyor. He conducted several large surveys with David Rittenhouse, the Philadelphia astronomer, mathematician, and clockmaker. President Washington in 1791 asked Ellicott to survey the bounds of the District of Columbia. The following year Washington asked him to complete L'Enfant's plan for the city. Ellicott made some changes to L'Enfant's plan. He changed the alignment of Massachusetts Avenue, eliminated five short radial avenues, added two short radial avenues southeast and southwest of the Capitol, and named the city streets... A few months later Ellicott, like L'Enfant, found himself at odds with the Commissioners and resigned from the project." "The authority to establish a federal capital was provided in Article One, Section 8, of the United States Constitution, which permits a 'District (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States'. James Madison explained the need for a federal district on January 23, 1788 in the Federalist No. 43, arguing that the national capital needed to be distinct from the states, in order to provide for its own maintenance and safety ...The Constitution, however, does not specify a location for the new capital. In what later became known as the Compromise of 1790, Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson came to an agreement that the federal government would assume war debt carried by the states, on the condition that the new national capital would be located in the South. On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act provided for a new permanent capital to be located on the Potomac River, the exact area to be selected by President Washington... Both Maryland and Virginia ceded portions of their territory to form the new capital. A new 'federal city' was constructed on the north bank of the Potomac ... On September 9, 1791, the federal city was named in honor of George Washington and the district was named the Territory of Columbia... Congress held its first session in Washington on November 17, 1800." (Wikipedia) James Thackara (1767-1848) "was curator for the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1816 to 1828, and he is listed as an engraver in the Philadelphia City Directories from 1791 to 1833. His partnership with John Vallance [1770-1823] is listed in the 1794 City Directory. He and his son William formed the firm of Thackara and Son in 1832. Thackara was elected Commissioner of the District of Southwark Philadelphia in 1797, and served as clerk of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1807 to 1810". Burr The Federal City Depicted pp.69-70; Evans 24296; Stauffer II, 3153; Streeter Americana-Beginnings pp.35-36; Wheat & Brun 531; Reps, Washington on View p. 38

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        Noticias americanas: entretenimientos físico-históricos sobre la América Meridional, y la Septentrional oriental: comparacion general de los territorios, climas y producciones en las tres especies vegetal, animal y mineral; con una relacion particular de los Indios de aquellos paises, sus costumbres y usos, de las petrificaciones de cuerpos marinos, y de las antigüedades. Con un discurso sobre el idioma, y conjeturas sobre el modo con que pasáron los primeros pobladores

      Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1792. Second edition. Contemporary marbled sheep, red morocco lettering piece, spine ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers. A very good copy, minor wear to boards and spine, upper fore corner of free end paper and first three leaves with small marginal worn hole. 4to. Most of the Noticias concerns Ulloa's travels in Peru and Ecuador, including geography, antiquities, customs, language, and religion of the Indians, with the final six sections, comprising nearly 100 pages devoted to American Indians. "Ouvrage curieux et fort intéressant," (Le Clerc). Antonio de Ulloa y de la Torre-Girault (1716 -1795) was a colonial administrator, and the first Spanish governor of Louisiana though he was deposed in 1768 after two years, during a Creole revolt. But he is most remembered for his writings and his scientific work especially as an astronomer. The first edition was published two decades earlier, in 1772. Palau 343418. Sabin 36806. Medina BHA 5570. Field 1585. Leclerc 580n. Heredia III: 7894. Salva 3145. Berstain III: p. 207. JCB III: 3567. Goldsmiths'-Kress 10839. Spain & Spanish America I: 689.

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        CONSTITUTIONS DES TREIZE ETATS-UNIS DE L'AMÉRIQUE. Nouvelle edition

      Paris. 1792.. Two volumes. [4],324; 317pp. Original blue-grey wrappers. Remarkably fresh, beautiful copy in original state. Very fine, untrimmed. In a half morocco and cloth box. The first French edition of the 1787 Federal Constitution, printed with the second French edition of the constitutions of the thirteen states. The original French edition of the state constitutions was inspired by Franklin and appeared in 1783. Franklin was then ambassador to the French Court and had just completed negotiations with Great Britain for the independence of the United States. The work was translated by the Duc de la Rochefoucauld, at Franklin's suggestion, and includes over fifty footnote annotations explicating the text. This edition, publishing the Federal Constitution for the first time, also includes the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and the treaties between the United States and France, the Low Countries, and Sweden. This 1792 edition in two volumes is significant for including the text of the Federal Constitution as well as the Bill of Rights (using the twelve amendments proposed to the First Congress, only ten of which were passed). The date of this edition of the American constitutions is significant, coming in the midst of the French Revolution, and at a point when the French revolutionaries were drafting their own constitution. This edition was probably created to aid in that project. HOWES C716. SABIN 16120.

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        Histoire des ordres religieux et militaires, ainsi que des congregations seculieres de l'un et de l'autre sexe, qui ont ete' etablies jusqu'a' present... nouvelle edition revu et corrigee... a paris, chez louis, 1792.

      Otto volumi di cm. 26, pp. 3.200 ca. complessive. Con 811 belle tavole fuori testo incise in rame (102 + 119 + 121 + 113 + 87 + 100 + 71 + 98). Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con filetti, fregi e titoli in oro. Tagli e piatti marmorizzati. Qualche rada brunitura, minimi segni d'uso, peraltro esemplare genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Si tratta della terza edizione di questa vasta opera apparsa in originale nel 1714-19 e che è considerara come standard per ogni studio storico sugli ordini religiosi. Accanto alla precisa raffigurazione delle divise che distinguono i vari ordini, troviamo un ampio apparato testuale che offre una notevole quantità di notizie storiche sugli stessi. Il frontespizio annuncia 812 tavole, ma la numerazione delle tavole segue l'ordine e il presente esemplare ricalca esattamente il numero delle tavole dell'edizione originale (con l'aggiunta di una tavola non numerata al terzo volume). Altri esemplari censiti non raggiungono apparentemente mai il numero complessivo di 812 tavole. Cfr. Colas 1419 e Lipperhide.

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        Delle historie di spoleti sopplimento di quelle del regno d'italia nella parte, che tocca al ducato spoletino, a' principi di esso, and alla citta' che ne fu' capo. di bernardino de' conti campello. tomo primo.

      Cm 21x15. In pergamena coeva, titolo al dorso. Esemplare con nota di possesso di Fran[cis]cus Passavinus all'occhiello. Unica parte pubblicata, secondo il Ranghiasci Bibliografia storica delle città, e luoghi dello Stato Pontificio, Roma 1792, p. 258, il manoscritto del II tomo era inedito presso il Conte Paolo di Campello. Bernardino Campello nacque a Spoleto il 28 marzo 1594, terzo di dieci figli del conte Solone e di Rotilia Capecio. Si laureò a Perugia il 13 maggio 1615 e dal 1620 fu nomiato tra i Priori di Spoleto, poi nel 1623 divenne auditore della Congregazione dei vescovi e regolari a Roma; l'elezione al soglio pontificio Maffeo Barberini con il nome di Urbano VIII, che lo aveva conosciuto ed apprezzato mentre era vescovo di Spoleto, lo portò ad avere compiti politici e nel 1624 divenne auditore di Mons. Lorenzo Capeggi, nunzio apostolico presso la corte sabauda di Torino e poi lo seguì a quella di Madrid. A questo periodo si deve la Relazione di una Nunziatura in Savoia (1624-1627) scritta quale uditore per il Nunzio Apostolico edita nel 1893 da F. Pagnotti nel quale sono importanti notizie sulle nunziature di Torino e Madrid. Nel 1639, deposto l'abito ecclesiastico, tornò a Spoleto, dove dopo il matrimonio con Vittoria Pagani si dedicò ad un'intensa vita di studio e di ricerche. Morì a Campello 24 marzo 1676. Oltre all' Historie di Spoleti, la sua opera maggiore, fu autore di due tragedie, Albesinda e Gerusalemme cattiva, di un Edipo e di un altro poema epico, La presa del Messico, rimasto incompiuto. Ebbe corrispondenza con il Magliabechi, il Rinuccini, Francesco Redi e Johannes Kepler.

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        The Barrister: Or, Strictures on the Education Proper for the Bar

      . Contemporary calf, quite worn, joints cracked; usable. Printed for Messrs. E. Lynch, R. M'Allister, P. Wogan [etc.], Dublin, 1792.

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

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

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        LA CONSTITUTION FRANCOISE, Presentee Au Roi Par l'Assemblee Nationale, Le 3 Septembre 1791 & Acceptee Le 14 Du Meme Mois

      Chez Mongie Libraire Au Palais Royal Fous Le Arcades De Bois Paris: Chez Mongie, Libraire, Au Palais-Royal, Fous Le Arcades De Bois, 1792. 116p., half-title, bound in full calf, spine stamped in gilt, black leather spine label gilt, marbled endpapers, corners worn, spine worn with some loss at head with chipping to label.. The French Constitution was the first written constitution of France. First drafted in 1789 it was finally and reluctantly accepted by King Louis XVI in September 1791.. 12mo.

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        [Sammelband of six political pamphlets in English printed 1791-1794.]

      Common Sense: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America [...], London, 1792, 58 p. + The Address and Declaration Respecting the French Revolution [....] Together With A New Letter to Mr Secretary Dundas [...], No place, 1792, 29 + 18 p. + Two Letters to Lord Onslow [...], [London, 1792], 8 p. + Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke´s Attack on the French Revolution., London, J. S. Jordan, 1791. Fifth edition. X + 171 p. + Rights of Man. Part The Second. Combining Principle and Practice. London, J. S. Jordan, 1792. Seventh edition. XV + (1) + 178 + (4) p. + The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology. Paris, Barrois, London: Sold by D. I. Eaton [...], Price One Shilling and Six-Pence, 1794. (2) + 55 p. Six works bound in one volume .Contemporary half leather with gilt decorated spine and red edges. Annotations with ink ("Contents") on front free end-paper. Interior and binding in very good condition

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

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

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        [Sammelband of five political pamphlets in English printed 1791-1793.]

      A Letter to Thomas Payne, Esq. Written in Consequence of the One Lately Addresses by Him to Mr Secretary Dundas. Edinburgh, William Creech, 1792. (2) + 45 p. + A Fourth Letter to Thomas Paine in Answer to the Second Part of The Rights of Man [...]. London, W. Miller, 1792. (2) + 56 p. + A Letter From Mr. Burke To A Member of the National Assembly, in Answer To Some Objections To His Book on French Affairs. London, J. Dodsley, 1791. The Fourth edition. (2) + 74 p; + An Appeal From the New to the Old Whigs, in Consequence of Some Late Discussions in Parliament, Relative to the Reflections on the French Revolution. London, J. Dodsley, 1791. Third edition. (2) + 143 p. + The Example of France a Warning to Britain. Bury St Edmund´s, J. Rackham, 1793. Third edition. (2) + 238 + (7) p. Five works bound in one volume. Contemporary half leather with red edges. Red leather label on the spine with the text "Anti Sedition". Old annotations with ink ("Contents") on front free end-paper. P. 53-56 + title page of "A Letter From Mr Burke To A Member of the National Assembly" stained. Old annotations with ink on the title pages. Underlinings with ink. Interior and binding in good condition

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        Litterarische Nachrichten von einer auf Veranlassung der böhm.

      Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften im Jahre 1792 unternommenen Reise nach Schweden und Russland. Nebst einer Vergleichung der russischen und böhmischen Sprache nach dem Petersburger Vergleichungs-Wörterbuche aller Sprachen. Prag, bei J. G. Calve, 1796. Liten 8:o. Grav. front,(2),172 s. Fult blått klbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg. Inlagan ngt lagerfläckig. Fuktfläckar i inre marginalen i början och på slutet och ett par större på s. 13-14 och 33-34. Trista blå biblioteksstplr på en del sidor och på frontespisen, den sistnämnda dock utanför plåtkanten.. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 2251. Bring Itineraria Svecana 278. Publicerades första gången i "Neuere Abhandlungen der K. böhmischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften" 1795, men utvidgad och omarbetad i denna bokupplaga. Joseph Dobrowsky (1753-1829) var tjeckisk filolog och rektor vid generalseminariet i Olmütz. Han reste i Sverige för att förteckna befintliga böhmiska handskrifter och besökte under sin resa Lund, Linköping, Stockholm och Skokloster. Frontespisen föreställer en runsten

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        Des Königl. Schwedischen Hofgerichts Untersuchung und Urtheile über den Königsmörder, Jacob Johann Ankarström und übrige Mitschuldige. Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt

      Mit gest. Frontispiz (Porträt des Mörders). 1 Bl., 82 S. - Angebunden: Personalien bei dem Begräbniß des Glorwürdigsten Königs Gustav des Dritten den 14ten May 1792 von allen Kanzeln in Schweden abgelesen. Ebenda, 1792. 24 S. Pappband des 19. Jhdts. 21 x 15,5 cm. I. VD 18, 10268197. - Beschreibt die Untersuchungen gegen den Mörder des schwedischen Königs Gustav III. (1746-1792), Jacob Johann Ankarström. II. VD18, 11247673. - Ebenfalls aus dem schwedischen übersetzt und auch von A. F. Röse gedruckt. Der Übersetzer beider Werke, der höchstwahrscheinlich identisch ist, bleibt unbekannt. - Gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt. Dem Frontispiz gegenüber montiert ein weiteres gest. Portrait des Mörders Jacob Johan Ankarström. Titel mit Bibl.- u. Ausgeschiedenstempel. Gutes Exemplar!

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        Die Elektricität der Lufterscheinungen, worinne von der natürlichen Elektricität überhaupt, und von den Lufterscheinungen besonders gehandelt wird, auch die vornehmsten Phänomene der elektrischen Meteorologie nach Beobachtungen und Erfahrungen aufgestellt

      Aus dem Französischen. 2 in 1 Band. Mit 6 gefalt. gest. Tafeln. Liegnitz, D. Siegert, 1792. 8vo. (19,8 x 11,8 cm). 1: X, 260 S. 2: VI, 250 S. Schlichter hellblauer Pappband d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Einzige deutsche Ausgabe von "De l'électricité des météores" (Paris 1787). - Bertholon (1741-1800) war Mitglied des Ordens der Lazaristen u. vor allem in Südfrankreich (Lyon u. Montpellier) tätig. Für diese Region kommt ihm bei der Erforschung der Elektrizität eine vergleichbare Bedeutung zu wie sie Abbé Nollet in Paris ausübte. "Three principal works brought him fame. 'De l'électricité des météores' is a study of all atmospheric manifestations, as well as of volcanoes and earthquakes... Influenced by his friend Benjamin Franklin, he supplied southern France with lightning rods." (DSB II, S. 83). - Bd. 1 über Gewitter, Erdbeben u. Vulkane. Bd. 2 über athmosphärische Lichterscheinungen, Wolken, Nebel, Regen, Wasserhosen, Wind sowie die Werkzeuge zur Elektrizitätsmessung etc. - Die Tafeln u.a. mit Darstellung eines Nordlichtes, Eiskristallen, Windhosen sowie physikalischen Geräten. Ronalds S. 55. - Mottelay S. 258f. - Poggendorff I, Sp. 167f. - Ersch, Lit. der Mathematik Sp. 248, Nr. 1212. - Etwas fleckig u. berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Etwas stockfleckig. Titel von 1 neu eingehängt u. etwas knittrig. Spiegel mit Besitzvermerk.

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        Beschreibung der Stargordtischen Wirthschaft in Hinterpommern, nebst G. M. L. von Wedells

      .. Vorlesung in der patriotischen Gesellschaft zu Breßlau über diesen Gegenstand, auf Verlangen der Gesellschaft herausgegeben; nebst einigen Anmerkungen des Grafen von Borcke über dieselbe; und von Eickstadts Beschreibung der Hohenholzischen Wirthschaft in Vorpommern. Zweyte und verbesserte Auflage. Mit gest. Frontispiz-Porträt von J. C. Krüger nach A. H. Therbusch geb. v. Lisievzka u. 3 mehrfach gefalt. gest. Tafeln. Berlin, W. Oehmigke, d. J., 1792. 8vo. (19,2 x 11,5 cm). 7 Bl., 230 S. Neuer Pappband. Titelauflage der zweiten Auflage von 1783, die gegenüber der ersten Ausgabe von 1779 vor allem um den "Grundriß des... Rittersitzes zu Stargordt" erweitert worden ist. Dieser zeigt den alten Barockgarten sowie die nördliche Erweiterung eines kleinen englischen Gartens. Die beiden anderen Tafeln zeigen Ansicht, Grundriß, Details u. Mahlwerk einer in Stargordt befindlichen "Hexelmühle" (Häckselmühle). - H. A. von Borcke (1715-1788) diente "als ein durch Universitätsstudien vielseitig hochgebildeter Offizier" unter Friedrich II. u. wurde 1751 als Erzieher des Kronprinzen, des späteren Königs Friedrich Wilhelm II., abgestellt. Nach einem Zerwürfnis mit Friedrich II. 1764 begann er sein Gut Stargordt zu einer vielbeachteten Musterwirtschaft umzubauen. Seine landwirtschaftlichen Schriften gelten als "gediegen" (ADB III, S. 157f.). - S. 45 bis 196 umfassen die Vorlesung vor der Patriotischen Gesellschaft in Breslau von Gottlob Magnus Leopold von Wedell (1750-1799), Oberforstmeister in Schlesien, die auch die ausführliche Beschreibung der Häckselmühle enthält. Es folgt die Beschreibung des Gutes Hohenholz, die sehr wahrscheinlich von Ernst Friedrich von Eickstedt (1732-1797) stammt, dem das Gut seit 1758 gehörte (vgl. Eickstedt: Familien-Buch... (1860), Nr. 203; in UB Göttingen digitalisiert). Güntz III, S. 61 u. 74. - Hamberger/Meusel VIII, S. 380 (zu Wedell). - Tafeln gereinigt u. etwas restauriert.

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        A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures engraved on wood by...

      Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, 1792.. Third edition, 8vo, x, 483, (1) pp. Numerous wood engraved illustrations, marbled endpapers and edges. Later half calf, green morocco label, minor rubbing to extremities, very good.

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