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        Atlas National et Général de la France, Divisée en ses Quartre-Vingt-Trois Départemens et en cinz cens quarante-trois Districts, . . .

      Paris: Veuve Hérissant, 1792. Half Calf. Very Good. Exceptionally richly hand-colored French atlas. Elephantine folio, 56 by 44 cm. Following title page (which contains table of contents as well), six two paged hand-colored maps. The first map, with its large allegorical cartouche, is especially spectacular, but all the maps are beautiful and noteworthy for the quality of their coloring. Scarce, with copies held by BNF, Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve, Leiden, and the National Library of Scotland, according to OCLC, and not clear whether all of these copies are hand-colored. Corner dampstains, most pronounced on title, then receding as progress. While unquestionably noticeable on the first map, in our view it doesn't seriously detract from the beauty of the map. Other light scattered soiling, which again, we do not find disconcerting. Some scuffing of the binding. While half calf technically, the calf coverage of the boards is minimal

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        Le Isole Antille

      178, Roma - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Bella e decorativa carta geografica delle isole Antille, tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'Atlante del Cassini fu ristampato dalla Calcografia Camerale nel primo quarto del XIX secolo, prima del 1839. Solo gli esemplari di prima edizione come questo sono stampati su carta vergata coeva e sono colorati a mano in epoca. Le tirature del XIX secolo sono già su carta meccanica, priva di vergelle, e generalmente in bianco e nero. FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this interesting map of of the Cairbbean and south tip of Florida. Florida is shown as an archipelago. Published in: Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni. Roma, Calcografia camerale, 1792-1801. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition. Dimensioni 497 365mm

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        Carta de navegar de las Islas del Rey, o de las Perlas, comprehendidas en la ensenada de Panama

      Striking copy, with possibly contemporary outline color, of a rare Spanish-made and separately published map of Panama; the source, as indicated in the map itself, was a manuscript â€"unkown- and that published by Jorge Juan and Antonio de Ulloa in their Relacion... de la America Meridional, by Juan de la Cruz. In all, the map is drawn after the foremost cartographic authorities of Spain. The chart focuses on the Pearl Islands and Gulf of Chiriqui, in the West Coast of Panama in the Pacific Ocean. Tomas Lopez (1731 - 1802) was one of the foremost Spanish mapmakers and publishers of the 18th century; he studied under Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville in Paris, until returning to Madrid in 1760, when became Royal Geographer to King Charles III. His position gained him access to otherwise inaccessible sources of information, manuscript charts, recent geographical discoveries, and engineering labors altering the geographical reality of a region, guaranteeing his maps as the most up-to-date published in Spain.

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        Le Paradis Perdu, poëme par Milton; Édition en Anglais et en Français, Ornée de douze Estampes imprimées en couleur d'aprés les Tableaux de M. Schall . . .

      Paris: chez Defer de Maisonneuve, rue du Foin S. Jacques, no. 11,, 1792. First Edition thus. Full Calf. Fine. First Edition, Second Issue (preferred) by Maisonneuve, one of the earliest examples of coloring printing (preceded in France only by Sergent's Portraits des grands hommes), in magnificent French eighteenth-century calf. Parallel texts in English and French, the latter a prose translation by Nicolas François Dupré de Saint-Maur (first published 1729), revised for this edition by C. J. Chéron de Boismorand. Two volumes, royal 4to: [4],viii,391,[1]; [4],377,[1]pp, with half-titles and 11 (of 12) color stipple-engraved, unlettered proof plates on papier vélin, by Bonnefoy, Clément, Colibert, Demonchy, and Gautier after paintings by Schall. The plate for Book II never bound in. Full period marbled calf with gilt-tooled borders, turn-ins and spine, red morocco lettering and green numbering pieces gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, plates with tissue guards laid in. Title-pages with signature of Joseph Robert Hownam. A superb, wide-margined set, clean, crisp and bright—a spectacular production of one of the earliest works with engravings printed in color. Brunet III: 1731. ESTC T134616. Cohen De Ricci 708. Lewine, p. 358. Christies Sale 5380, Lot 106. Joseph Robert Hownam (whose book this was) served in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars at Copenhagen, Madeira, and in the Mediterranean, and later gained notoriety as part of the retinue of Queen Caroline, testifying in divorce proceedings brought by the Prince Regent. N. B. 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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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. According to the use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David.

      London:: Printed by John Jarvis, 1792.. 8vo. Original straight grained red morocco, double gilt rules, gilt spine devises, all edges gilt; joint starting, rubbed. Three handwritten prayers found on front free endleaves. Very good. WITH A FORE-EDGE PAINTING APPLIED TO THE FANNED EDGE OF “OXFORD FROM THE WATER MEADOWS.” Painted by Martin Frost with his monogram signature in the painting on the upper right corner. Purchased from Sotheran's. Painted in the 1990s.

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        Atlas von ganz Deutschland nach den zehn Kreißen für Junge Leute. Erste Ausgabe. Nürnberg, Weigel u. Schneider, ca. 1792. * Mit 37 altkolor. Kupferkarten. * Interimsumschlag.

      . Zürner, A. F. Atlas von ganz Deutschland nach den zehn Kreißen für Junge Leute. Erste Ausgabe. Nürnberg, Weigel u. Schneider, ca. 1792. 20,2 x 24 x 0,8 cm. * Mit 37 altkolor. Kupferkarten. * Interimsumschlag. - Meist im weißen Rand unsauber. - Rammensee 1685 (1780). - Enthält u. a. Karten: Die allgemeine Postkarte durch ganz Deutschland ..., Postkarte durch ganz Kursachsen, Der Meilen-Zeiger ..., Pfalzbayern mit den Aemtern, Schwäbischer Kreiß, Würtemberg im schwäbischen Kreiß, Fränkischer Kreiß, Würzburg, Königreich Böhmen, Schlesien, Mähren, auch Herrschaft Toeplitz, Carlsbad mit dem Gantzen Ellenbogner Creisse, Die Karten von Leipzig und Dresden unten mit Gesamtansicht ... .

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. According to the use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David.

      London: Printed by John Jarvis, 1792. London:: Printed by John Jarvis, 1792.. 8vo. Original straight grained red morocco, double gilt rules, gilt spine devises, all edges gilt; joint starting, rubbed. Three handwritten prayers found on front free endleaves. Very good. WITH A FORE-EDGE PAINTING APPLIED TO THE FANNED EDGE OF

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        Allgemeines Adels-Archiv der österreichischen Monarchie, welches in alphabetischer Ordnung alle reichsfürstliche Häuser, reichs und erbländisch gräfliche und freiherrliche Geschlechter, auch ritterliche und adeliche Familien [.] darstellet. Des ersten Teils, erster (- vierter) Band. 4 Teile in einem Band.

      Wien, (Johann David Hummel für) Franz Anton Hoffmeister, 1789-1792. - Erstausgabe; alles Erschienene! - Das unvollständig gebliebene Werk beschreibt insgesamt 126 Familien der österreichischen Monarchie von „Abensberg und Traun" bis „Zinzendorf". - „Die Kupfer sind von A. Zenger. Das Werk, das die Fortsetzung des mit gleichem Titel erschienenen Werkes von S. J. Schröckh (Wien, 1784, 32 S.) bildet, enthält 126 Familien" (Krieg). - Der dekorative Einband beschabt u. bestoßen. Vorsatzbl. m. längerem bibliogr. Eintrag zu vorliegendem Werk. Hinteres Vorsatzbl. fehlt. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig sowie vereinzelte Knickspuren. - Krieg, MNE I, 421. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 4°. Mit zahlr. Textkupfern, 4 gefalt. Kupfertafeln u. 15 gefalt. Tabellen. 4 Bll., 764 (recte 766) S., 4 Bll., Grüner Ppbd. d. Zt. m. Deckel- u. Rückenverg., Deckeln m. eingelegten marmor. Mittelstücken, goldgepr. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschryvinge van den archipel, tot nut van den krygsman, zeevaarenden en handeldryvenden.Amsterdam, 1792. 8vo. With a large folding engraved sea chart (57.5 x 68.5 cm). Publisher's original flexible boards covered with blue paper.

      KVK (5 copies); Sloos, Warfare 15317; STCN (4 copies); for the author: Biogr. woordenb. Gelderland V, pp. 70-72. Rare first Dutch edition of a detailed account of the Greek islands (the first edition to include the sea chart), by the great Dutch-German Admiral and naval strategist Kinsbergen, known as the Hero of the Black Sea for his successes in battles against the Turks in the 1770s. He gives a detailed description of the region, island by island, with the emphasis on navigation along the coasts, but also with information on fortifications. The book is explicitly directed to military men, seamen and merchants active in the area, and expresses the hope that political changes may in the future lift these islands out of their present state. The map of Greece and the surrounding seas is in Mercator projection at a scale of about 1:1,400,000, with rhumb lines, parallels and meridians, and reticulated scales of latitude in the left and right border. Some spotting on boards. Otherwise a fine copy, virtually untrimmed and in the original publisher's binding.

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        Encyclopédie méthodique. Dictionaire des jeux avec les planches relatives, faisant suite aux amusemens des sciences mathématiques &c.Padua, 1800. Large 4to (31 x 23 cm). With engraved illustration on title-page, and 13 engraved plates (5 folding) by P. Scattaglia. Contemporary stiff paper wrappers.

      Bibl. Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 3552; Cat. Schaakboekerij Niemeijer 786*; ICCU 120781. First separately published edition of an encyclopedia of games (mainly board and parlour games, but also including some outdoor sports and ball games). The plates, engraved by P. Scattaglia, show board games like chess, dominoes, different games of goose, strategic war games, card games, etc., but also billiards. Alphabetically arranged, it describes some eighty games with all their rules and special terminology.It is based on the volume devoted to games in Panckoucke's Encyclopédie méthodique, an enormous encyclopedia devoted to various subjects, published mostly from 1792 to 1823. The encyclopedia volume, edited by Jacques Lacombe, also included conjuring tricks and scientific and mathematical games, which are left out in the present publication.With some occasional minor foxing and water stains, but otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed, leaving wide margins. Paper wrappers water stained and worn, spine damaged.

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        Ueber die unterirdischen Gasarten und die Mittel ihren Nachtheil zu vermindern. Ein Beytrag zur Physik der praktische Bergbaukunde.Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg, 1799. 8vo. With 3 folded engraved plates. Modern half leather.

      Darmstaedter, p. 272; Löwenberg 57; Sotheran, Second Suppl. 14123 (rare); not in Hoover. Very rare collection of studies of air and gasses in mineshafts, including Humboldt's invention of safety lamps and a rescue apparatus for miners threatened with asphyxiation. Both devices had been tested by Humboldt himself in dangerous experiments. The author was employed by the Prussian mining service in 1792 and soon became manager of a mine. In the present work he investigates the air condition of mines under different circumstances, writes on subterranean meteorology, and deals with the technological side of mining matters (DSB VI, p. 549). Some foxing; a few pages with marginal restoration; a good copy of this interesting work on mining.

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        The Theory of Moral Sentiments

      London: for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, and J. Bell & Co. at Edinburgh,, 1792. or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the Principles by which Men Naturally Judge Concerning the Conduct and Character, first of their Neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. To Which is Added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages. The Seventh Edition. In two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo (210 x 130 mm). Rebound in modern speckled half calf, red morocco labels to spines, compartments ruled and decorated in gilt, marbled boards, edges speckled green. Small ownership inscription to title page. Contents lightly browned with some creasing and infrequent spotting, overall an excellent set. Seventh edition, a good set of Adam Smith's first book, the work that established his reputation as a philosopher both in London and on the Continent. "One of Adam Smith's major claims to fame, in some ways his greatest, is his development of a unified concept of an economic system with mutually interdependent parts. His development of this came well before the Wealth of Nations; it is in the Theory of Moral Sentiments of 1759 and the Lectures of 1762-3" (D. P. O'Brien, The Classical Economists, 1975, p. 29). The sixth edition of the Theory, which appeared a few months before Smith's death, evinced a number of broad developments in his later thought, as well as his last views on many specific points. Smith at least in part made extensive revisions so that he might bequeath a refreshment of copyright to his publisher, in which he was successful. This seventh edition, printed in 1000 copies, has some minor changes over the sixth. See the editors' introduction to the Glasgow edition (Oxford, 1976), pp. 15–20; Ross, Life, pp. 381–5, 391–5, and Richard Sher's account of the early editions of Adam Smith's books in Britain and Ireland in Tribe (ed.), A critical Bibliography of Adam Smith.

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        Heptameron français Les nouvelles de Marguerite Reine de Navarre

      Berne: Chez la Nouvelle Société Typographique, 1792. Fine. Chez la Nouvelle Société Typographique, Berne 1792, in-8, xlvij (1bc.) 275pp. et (4) 308pp. et (4) 250pp. (1), 3 volumes reliés. - New edition, illustrated with a frontispiece by Dunker and engraved by Eichler and repeated in three volumes entitled to French Heptaméron 73 figures by Freudeberg and engraved by Gutenberg, Halbou, Henriquez ... 72 and 72 vignettes cul-de-lamp by Dunker engraved by itself and Richter, Eichler. Page titles engraved caligraphiques characters, what sets this edition of the first draft by 1783. The illustration, fine and detailed, is very beautiful and "engraved with remarkable finesse" (Cohen). - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition imprimée sur grand papier, illustrée d'un frontispice par Dunker et gravé par Eichler avec pour intitulé « Heptaméron français », 73 figures par Freudeberg et gravées par Guttemberg, Halbou, Henriquez... 72 vignettes et 72 culs-de-lampe par Dunker gravés par lui-même et Richter, Eichler. Pages de titres gravées en caractères caligraphiques, ce qui distingue cette édition du premier tirage donné en 1783, également d'un meilleur papier. L'illustration, fine et détaillée, est fort belle et « gravées avec une finesse remarquable » (Cohen). « Elle est à peu de chose près du même prix » que l'édition de 1783 (Cohen). Reliures en plein maroquin à grain long bleu marine ca. 1815. Dos à nerfs ornés de fers complexes criblés, filets sur les nerfs et roulettes en queues et têtes. Succession de frises d'encadrement sur les plats, à froid puis à chaud, fers à froid, feuilles de vigne angulaires. À l'intérieur, grecques d'encadrement. Tranches dorées. Quelques traces de frottements aux coiffes et nerfs, coins. Pâles rousseurs éparses ; certains feuillets plus jaunes ou brunis. Un ex-libris aux armes a été décollé de chaque tome, la page de garde en porte la décharge, on peut encore y lire les armes. Magnifique exemplaire, richement relié par un maître mais non signé. Le style a été actualisé et modernisé, rendant plus aisée la lecture du premier recueil de nouvelles françaises dont le modèle fut le Décaméron de Bocacce. L'édition est l'un des plus beaux illustrés du XVIIIème avec les contes de La Fontaine des Fermiers Généraux. Freudenberg et Dunker, peintres et dessinateurs, vinrent à Paris pour parachever leur formation. Ils prirent comme modèle les contes de La Fontaine illustrés par Eisen et surpassèrent l'édition des Fermiers Généraux par la profusion des vignettes. Inspiré du Décaméron (le chiffre de cent devait être atteint comme il est dit dans le prologue), l'Heptaméron est l'un des plus célèbres recueils de nouvelles de l'histoire littéraire française. Le recueil s'ouvre sur un prologue circonstancié : bloquées à Cauterets (dans les Pyrénées) en pleine saison des pluies, dix personnes décident, pour se distraire, d'écouter, pendant une décade, des histoires, à raison de dix par journée (la huitième n'en comportera que deux). Selon Tchemerzine, il est reconnu que Des Perier a pris une assez grande part dans la rédaction de ce livre. Marguerite d'Angoulême, sœur de François Ier, exerça une grande influence sur la vie politique. Elle devint reine de Navarre après son mariage avec Henri II de Navarre. Elle est la mère de Jeanne d'Albret et la grand-mère de Henri de Navarre qui sera roi de France sous le titre de Henri IV. Grâce à sa grande culture et son intarissable soif de savoir - elle sait le grec, le latin et l'italien - son rayonnement intellectuel fut considérable. Elle fit de son château de Nérac le plus grand foyer intellectuel en Europe et un centre distingué de l'humanisme. Marot écrira d'elle : « Corps féminin, cœur d'homme et tête d'ange ».  

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        1792 1ed American Museum IMPORTANT Early America Founding Fathers Politics

      Philadelphia, M. Carey, 1792. First edition. - 1792 1ed American Museum IMPORTANT Early America Founding Fathers Politics “the first successful American Magazine!” ¬– Mott, A History of American Magazines “The American Museum” gathered by Mathew Carey. This second part of the 1792 (July to December) first edition includes accounts of Christopher Columbus’s voyages, exports from the United States, Spanish expeditions against the British along the Mississippi River, accounts of Native American inhabitants in both North and South America, accounts of wars with those Indians, essays by Noah Webster on education, dissertation on Greek mythology by William Jones, treatise on numismatics and American coins, accounts on the French Revolution from an American perspective, emancipation of slaves, rights of freed black men, a discourse on the discovery of America, plus much more! Item number: #370 Price: $1250 CAREY, Mathew The American Museum; or Universal magazine. Philadelphia, M. Carey, 1792. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 401p • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • Language: English • Size: ~8.5in X 5.25in (22cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 370 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        The London Art of Cookery, and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. On a new plan. Made plain and easy to the understanding of every housekeeper, cook, and servant in the kingdom... The Seventh Edition

      London: J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1792. Octavo, vi, [50], 467, [1] pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author, and twelve engravings of bills of fare, one for each month. Seventh edition. An extremely popular late-eighteenth century cookbook, with recipes considered to be straightforward and useful, despite their being ghost written by "the printer and hack Richard Johnson". (Lehmann, The British Housewife, page 79) Interesting sections include, Pickling, Collaring, Potting, Preparation of Hams, Bacon, &c., Elegant Ornaments for a Grand Entertainment, Made Wines, Cordial Waters, Malt Liquors, Culinary Poisons, and Necessary Articles for Sea Faring Persons. Manuscript recipe To Make Currant Wine handwritten on rear free end paper. Internally very clean and fresh. Endpapers appear excised, but at a very early date, as they have dated handwritten signatures on them. In full brown calf, with corners bumped, and with a bit of separation at the hinges. Generally very good or better. [Bitting, page 152; Maclean, page 50; Oxford, page 114].

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        Encyclopédie méthodique. Dictionaire des jeux avec les planches relatives, faisant suite aux amusemens des sciences mathématiques &c.Padua, 1800. Large 4to (31 x 23 cm). With engraved illustration on title-page, and 13 engraved plates (5 folding) by P. Scattaglia. Contemporary stiff paper wrappers.

      Bibl. Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 3552; Cat. Schaakboekerij Niemeijer 786*; ICCU 120781. First separately published edition of an encyclopedia of games (mainly board and parlour games, but also including some outdoor sports and ball games). The plates, engraved by P. Scattaglia, show board games like chess, dominoes, different games of goose, strategic war games, card games, etc., but also billiards. Alphabetically arranged, it describes some eighty games with all their rules and special terminology.It is based on the volume devoted to games in Panckoucke's Encyclopédie méthodique , an enormous encyclopedia devoted to various subjects, published mostly from 1792 to 1823. The encyclopedia volume, edited by Jacques Lacombe, also included conjuring tricks and scientific and mathematical games, which are left out in the present publication.With some occasional minor foxing and water stains, but otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed, leaving wide margins. Paper wrappers water stained and worn, spine damaged.

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        The Works of the British Poets - With Prefaces Biographical and Critical

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

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        Advice to Communicants, for Necessary Preparation and Profitable Improvement of the Great and Comfortable Ordinance of the LordÕs Supper. That therein True Spiritual Communion with Christ may be Obtained, and the Eternal Enjoyment of God Sealed.

      Stewart & Cochran Philadelphia 1792 - First Edition. Octavo, original brown boards, black spine with gilt lettering and gilt spine bands. Scarce eighteenth century religious writing. Evans # 24234. Nearly Very Good with darkening and soiling to pages, boards well worn at edges and corners, moderate surface wear and some soiling. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        6 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Zus. 17 S., 8. Charles de Montalembert entstammte einer alteingesessenen Familie aus dem Angoumois, die zahlreiche Persönlichkeiten hervorgebracht hatte [...]. Sein Vater Marc-René de Montalembert floh 1792 vor der Terrorherrschaft und bekämpfte die Französische Revolution auf Seiten der Royalisten. 1808 heiratete er Élise Rosée Forbes, Tochter eines protestantischen Schotten, der in Indien und Afrika Forschungsreisen unternommen hatte. 1810 kam Charles als Erstgeborener in London zur Welt und wuchs bis 1819 bei seinem Großvater mütterlicherseits in Stanmore, einem Londoner Ortsteil, auf. Nach seiner Ankunft in Paris absolvierte er zunächst das Lycée Bourbon und wurde bald ein begabter Student. Unter Einfluss des britischen politischen Systems entwickelte er liberale Ideen. Die Konversion seiner Mutter zum katholischen Glauben im Jahre 1822 verstärkte seine religiöse Bindung. Als Student fand er Zeit zur Bildung eines bedeutenden intellektuellen und mondänen Bekanntenkreises. Er verkehrte im Salon von Delphine Gay und besuchte die Philosophievorlesungen von Victor Cousin. Nach der Julirevolution von 1830 wurde er 1831 Pair von Frankreich. Nach der Revolution von 1848/49 wurde er Abgeordneter der verfassunggebenden Versammlung und der Legislative der Zweiten Französischen Republik sowie der Legislative im Zweiten Kaiserreich. Er war Befürworter der konstitutionellen Monarchie sowie des Liberalismus. Als einer der wichtigsten französischen Theoretiker des liberalen Katholizismus setzte er sich für die Presse- und Vereinigungsfreiheit sowie das Selbstbestimmungsrecht der Völker ein. 1851 wurde er zum Mitglied der Académie française ernannt. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend eine Kleinschrift Montalemberts (Discours [...] sur la position des chrétiens de Syrie. Paris, 1845. 8 S.). -

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        The Theory of Moral Sentiments

      London: for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, and J. Bell & Co. at Edinburgh,, 1792. or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the Principles by which Men Naturally Judge Concerning the Conduct and Character, first of their Neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. To Which is Added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages. The Seventh Edition. In two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo (210 x 130 mm). Rebound in modern speckled half calf, red morocco labels to spines, compartments ruled and decorated in gilt, marbled boards, edges speckled green. Small ownership inscription to title page. Contents lightly browned with some creasing and infrequent spotting, overall an excellent set. Seventh edition, a good set of Adam Smith's first book, the work that established his reputation as a philosopher both in London and on the Continent. "One of Adam Smith's major claims to fame, in some ways his greatest, is his development of a unified concept of an economic system with mutually interdependent parts. His development of this came well before the Wealth of Nations; it is in the Theory of Moral Sentiments of 1759 and the Lectures of 1762-3" (D. P. O'Brien, The Classical Economists, 1975, p. 29). The sixth edition of the Theory, which appeared a few months before Smith's death, evinced a number of broad developments in his later thought, as well as his last views on many specific points. Smith at least in part made extensive revisions so that he might bequeath a refreshment of copyright to his publisher, in which he was successful. This seventh edition, printed in 1000 copies, has some minor changes over the sixth. See the editors' introduction to the Glasgow edition (Oxford, 1976), pp. 15–20; Ross, Life, pp. 381–5, 391–5, and Richard Sher's account of the early editions of Adam Smith's books in Britain and Ireland in Tribe (ed.), A critical Bibliography of Adam Smith.

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        Refranes y modos de hablar castellanos, con los latinos que les corresponden; y la glosa, y explicación de los que tienen necesidad de ella. Con un índice de los adagios latinos, a los quales corresponden los castellanos.

      Madrid, Imprenta Real 1792 - 4º (22 x 16 cm) Port., X- 446 p., 1 h. de erratas. Ejemplar en rústica original, intonso, con todas sus barbas, sin cortar. Segunda edición, ampliada respecto de la primera impresa en 1671. El autor compiló en esta encomiable acumulación de proverbios todo el material existente hasta entonces en cuestiones paremiológicas, desde Erasmo hasta Sánchez de la Ballesta, pasando por Mal·Lara, Hernán Núñez, López de Mendoza, Alonso de Barros, Jiménez Patón. aparte de la cosecha reunida por él mismo a lo largo de sus lecturas. Sbabri, en su Monografía sobre los refranes, adagios y proverbios, dice así: “.una de las mejores en su clase que posee el ramo paremiológico de todas las naciones. Expuesto el refrán castellano, le adjudica su correspondiente en latín, junto con su explicación o glosa y declarando no pocas veces su origen histórico, tanto en una lengua como en otra.” Palau, 44845; Sbarbi, p. 332-333; Salvá, 2052 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Donna di Monte Sardo della Provincia di Otranto nel Regno di Napoli

      In Napoli presso Gervasi e Talani al Gigante di Palazzo 1792 - Donna di Monte Sardo della Provincia di Otranto nel Regno di Napoli. Incisione all’acquaforte rialzata a tempera. Ales. D’Anna pinx. Secondo Bianchi inc. Roma, 1792. In Napoli presso Gervasi e Talani al Gigante di Palazzo. Cm. 30x21 oltre ampi margini. Splendida coloritura coeva. Si tratta della tavola n.VII (seconda parte) della rarissima “Raccolta di sessanta più belle vestiture che si costumano nelle provincie del Regno di Napoli”.

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        A katona-szerentse. Vig játék öt áktusban. Irta Leszszing, fordította R. P. [Minna von Barnhelm oder das Soldatenglück.]

      Füskúti Landerer Mihály' bet?ire, Pesten [Pest] 1792 - First Hungarian edition. Woodcut device on title page and tail piece at end. In somewhat later green cloth, with red title vignette on spine. (8), 120 p. First Hungarian edition of Lessing's 1767 comedy "Minna von Barnhelm oder das Soldatenglück" (Minna von Barnhelm or the Soldiers' Happiness).It was premiered in the same year in Hungary as the first Lessing play on stage in the country. Old double ownership stamp on title page and note in ink. Notes in ink on front endpaper. A light water stain to upper corner, that effects the rear of the book. Overall in fine condition. In somewhat later green cloth, with red title vignette on spine First Hungarian edition. Woodcut device on title page and tail piece at end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Encyklopädie der bürgerlichen Baukunst

      Leipzig Fritsch 1792 - Stieglitz, Christian Ludwig (1756-1836). "Encyklopädie der bürgerlichen Baukunst, in welcher alle Fächer dieser Kunst nach alphabetischer Ordnung abgehandelt sind. Ein Handbuch für Staatswirthe, Baumeister und Landwirthe". Leipzig: C. Fritsch, 1792-98. 4 Teile (von 5). Gr.-8vo. "Erster Theil. A-D": X, 675 S. und XV (st. XVI) gef. Kupfertafeln. "Zweyter Theil. E-J": (2), 769, (1) S. und XXIV gef. Kupfertafeln. "Vierter Theil. N-Sche": (2), 726 S. und XXIX gef. Kupfertafeln. "Fünfter Theil. Schi-Z": (2), 708 S. und XXIV gef. Kupfertafeln. OLdr. Eibände a. d. Zeit mit golgepr. Rücken. - Die Kupfertafeln von J. G. Klinger. - Es fehlt der 3. Teil. Rck von Einb. 1 unten ca. 5 cm gebr., Einb. 5 oben ca. 1 cm gebr. Ein. Tafeln etw. braunfl. Letzte Tafel im 1. Teil unten ca. 1 cm ins Bild anger. u. untere rechte Ecke ca. 1 x 0,5 cm abger. - Gut erhalten.

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        The Environs of London. Being An Historical Account of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, Within 12 Miles of that Capital: Interspersed with Biographical Anecdotes. (Complete in Four Volumes.) AND An Historical Account of Those Parishes in the County of Middlesex Which Are Not Described in the ‘Environs of London.’ Five Volumes.

      London, Strand, Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell, (& T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies.) 1792 / 1800. 5 vols; 4to, (approx 11 x 9 inches.) Bound in attractive half calf leather to spine and corners and brown/grey diced cloth to boards. Dark brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt with raised banding and gilt floral decoration and gilt paneling to spines. Gilt and blind embossed line edge details to leather on boards. Speckled page edges, marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Rubbing to extremities; corners bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, chips to leather on spines and corners. Some darkening to spines and cloth, spines with some small chips to ends. Some fading/ minor soiling to cloth at leading edges. Some minor marks to boards. Front hinge cracked vol.5. Some darkening and light foxing to edges of plates and engraved title pages, some minor darkening to pages opposite plates. Repaired tear to title pg of vol.1. Text is clean and bright, some neat pencil notations in margins, Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 593 + 598 + 706 + 724pp. (& 316pp.) Illustrated with 68 (27, 16, 12, 13, 17) B&W engravings, vignettes and maps. & 17 engravings in Vol.5.

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        Wohleingerichteter Schreib-Kalender auf das Schalt-Jahr nach der heilsamen Geburt Christi MDCCXCII.Dabey die Verzeichniss der Posten in Basel, Bericht vom Aderlassen, eine kleine Praktik und Verzeichniss der Posten in Basel, Bericht vom Aderlassen, eie kleine Praktik und Verzeichniß der vornehmsten Jahrmärkte.Auf den Eydgnoss- und Baslerischen Meridianum gerichtet. Angebunden mit:Neues Regiments-Büchlein, oder Verzeichnuss der Vorgesetzten im Welt- und Geistlichen Stande Löbl. Stadt Basel, von Johann Baptistae 1791 bis wieder dahin 1792. (Basel), Joh. Heinr. Decker, (1792), 32 Bl., mit 4 halbseit. Wappenholzschn. u. 17 Holzschn.-Kopfvignetten.Und mit:Neues Kriegs-Büchlein, oder Verzeichniss der Vorgesetzten in dem Militärischen oder Kriegs-

      Basel, Joh. Heinrich Decker, (1792), - kl. in-8vo, 16 Bl. gedr. in Rot und Schwarz, Holzschnitt-Titelvign. mit Porträt. 10 Bl., mit Holzschn.-Titelvign. und ganzseit. Holzschnitt v. E. Ebert, Pergament mit Lasche und Metallschliesse, schönes Exemplar Mit weissen Blättern durchschossen. 1) Schön in Rot und Schwarz gedruckter seltener Kalender. / 2) Umfangreiches Namensverzeichnis der Honoratioren mit den Bürgermeistern, Räten, Ratsherren, Zunftmeistern (u.a. Weinleuten, Rebleuten, Brodtbecken, Schmiden, Schuhmacher und Gerber, Metzger, Leinwetter und Weber, Fischer und Schiffleute), Beamten, Richter, Professoren, Predigern, etc. Ein weisses Bl. mit hs. Eintragungen. Sehr gut erhalten, selten. Jakob Rosius (getauft 1598) ?hatte 1620 in Basel Theologie, Mathematik und Astronomie studiert und gab von 1626, an den noch heute (?) erscheinenden "Rosius-Kalender" heraus? (HBLS V/704).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Theory of Moral Sentiments or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the Principles by which Men Naturally Judge Concerning the Conduct and Character, first of their Neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. To Which is Added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages. The Seventh Edition. In two Volumes.

      London: for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, and J. Bell & Co. at Edinburgh, 1792 - 2 volumes, octavo (210 x 130 mm). Rebound in modern speckled half calf, red morocco labels to spines, compartments ruled and decorated in gilt, marbled boards, edges speckled green. Small ownership inscription to title page. Contents lightly browned with some creasing and infrequent spotting, overall an excellent set. Seventh edition, a good set of Adam Smith's first book, the work that established his reputation as a philosopher both in London and on the Continent. "One of Adam Smith's major claims to fame, in some ways his greatest, is his development of a unified concept of an economic system with mutually interdependent parts. His development of this came well before the Wealth of Nations; it is in the Theory of Moral Sentiments of 1759 and the Lectures of 1762-3" (D. P. O'Brien, The Classical Economists, 1975, p. 29). The sixth edition of the Theory, which appeared a few months before Smith's death, evinced a number of broad developments in his later thought, as well as his last views on many specific points. Smith at least in part made extensive revisions so that he might bequeath a refreshment of copyright to his publisher, in which he was successful. This seventh edition, printed in 1000 copies, has some minor changes over the sixth. See the editors' introduction to the Glasgow edition (Oxford, 1976), pp. 15–20; Ross, Life, pp. 381–5, 391–5, and Richard Sher's account of the early editions of Adam Smith's books in Britain and Ireland in Tribe (ed.), A critical Bibliography of Adam Smith. Alston III, 828; Goldsmiths' 15514; Kress B.2411; Jessop, p. 170; Tribe 44; Vanderblue, p. 38.

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        THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, OR UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE: CONTAINING, ESSAYS ON AGRICULTURE- COMMERCE- MANUFACTURES- POLITICS- MORALS- AND MANNERS. FOR THE YEAR 1792. PART II. FROM JULY TO DECEMBER.

      From the Press of M. Carey,, Philadelphia: 1792 - iv, [5]-196, 189-252, 36 [Appendix I- Poetry], 44 [Appendix II- Public Papers], 40; Appendix III- Proceedings of Congress; and Index] pp. There is no loss of text, despite erratic pagination. Occasional mild wear. Expertly repaired closed tears at leaf 127-128 [no loss], a few marginal repairs to first two leaves. Else Very Good, in modern quarter calf and marbled boards. The Volume prints an interesting variety of Carey's favorite subjects: essays on manufactures, agriculture, education, geography, politics, trade, Indians, the U.S. debt, freedom of speech and natural rights, banking, the influence of religion on civil society, commerce, Noah Webster on education, slavery, Benjamin Banneker's almanacs ["I consider this negro as fresh proof that the powers of the mind are disconnected with the color of the skin"], temperance, monopolies, and a wealth of other material. James McHenry's letter of August 20, 1791, praising Benjamn Banneker, "a free negro", is printed at pages 185-187. Carey's introduction proudly explains his magazine's commitment to publish the range of opinions on the critical issues of the day. "The diversity of sentiment, respecting some of the most important of the measures of the present government. have been of late, and shall be in future, preserved in this collection, so as to render it an accurate picture of the state of public affairs." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Carte de la Rade et des Iles d’Hyéres

      Parigi 1792 - - le carte edite dal Depot de la Marine - Per contrastare lo strapotere navale della flotta inglese re Luigi XIV comprese la necessita di dotare le sue navi di carte nautiche in grado di renderle competitive con la marina antagonista. Un primo tentativo si ebbe con il Neptune Francais del 1693, ma solo agli inizi del diciottesimo secolo iniziò una grande campagna di rilievo delle coste del Mediterraneo e di altri mari, che portò alla realizzazione di numerose mappe, raccolte nel Dépot des Cartes et Planes de la Marine del 1720. Tuttavia il fondatore dell’idrografia francese può essere considerato a tutti gli effetti Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) che per oltre cinquant’anni fu al servizio della Marina quale ingegnere e cartografo, tanto che gli venne assegnato il titolo quale primo "Ingegnere Idrografo della Marina" e quindi addirittura quello di "Idrografo Reale". Durante il suo servizio gli furono commissionati i rilievi delle coste francesi prima e successivamente quelle di praticamente tutto il mondo conosciuto. La sua produzione fu immensa e le sue carte nautiche, di grande qualità, apparvero in più edizioni fino oltre la fine del diciottesimo secolo. Questo grande fondo cartografico diede vita alla produzione ed alla vendita di carte navali, prima basate su quelle del Bellin, successivamente ampliate e migliorate da altri ingegneri di marina, sia francesi che non. Le carte nautiche venivano vendute separatamente e recavano tutte l’inconfondibile timbro con l’ancora e le corone (quando regnava la monarchia) del Depot Generale de la Marine. Raccolte delle stesse carte venivano invece pubblicate sotto il nome di Neptune Francois, monumentale opera che ebbe numerosissime ristampe fino alla metà del secolo successivo. Il seguente gruppo di carte è tratto da un volume denominato Neptune de la Méditerranée, riguardante il Mediterraneo. Dove possibile sono indicati il nome del cartografo, spesso un capitano di vascello, e la data della carta. Incisioni in rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione, salvo controindicazioni. Grande carta nautica della Provenza Meridionale con la baia di Hyéres e il suo arcipelago, composto dalle isole di Porquerolles, Port Cros e Levant. Leggero alone d’umidità in basso. To fight against the powerful English fleet, king Louis XIV decided to endow his ships with nautical charts that could enable them to compete with the enemy. The Neptune Francais, in 1693, can be considered a first attempt, but it was only at the beginning of the Eighteenth century that a campaign of study of the Mediterranean coasts and sea was started, leading to the realization of maps, collected in the Dépot des Cartes et Planes de la Marine in 1720. Nevertheless, the real founder of French hydrography can be considered Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), who served for more than fifty years the navy as engineer and cartographer, which win him first the title of "Hydrographer Engineer of the Navy" and then of "Royal Hydrographer". His first commitment was to study the French coasts fisrt, and then of the whole world. His production was massive and his nautical charts, due also to their quality, were published in many edition until the end of the XVIII century. This allowance led to the production and the selling of sea charts, at first based on those from Bellin, then developed by other navy engineers. The sea charts were sold separately, all bearing the stamp with the anchor and the crowns of the Depot Generale de la Marine. Collections of the same charts have been published under the name of Neptune Francois, a monumental work which has been reissued many times until the half of the following century. The following group of charts is taken from a volume entitled Neptune de la Méditerranée, about the Mediterranean sea. Where possible, there is the name of the cartographer, very often the captain of the ship, and the date of the chart. Engravings, in excellent condition. Dimensioni 895 615mm

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        Encyclopédie méthodique. Dictionnaire des jeux, faisant suite au tome III des mathématiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux familiers, ou des amusemens de société; faisant suite au dictionnaire des jeux, annexé au tome III des mathématiques. [AND] Dictionnaire des jeux mathematiques, contenant l'analyse, les recherches, les calculs, les probabilités & les tables numériques, publiés par plusiers célèbres mathématiciens, relativement aux jeux de hasard & combinaisions; et suite du dictionnaire des jeux.

      - Paris, Pancoucke, 1792. 4to (25.4 x 19.0 cm). Title-page, iii, 316 pp., 16 engraved plates; Paris, Agasse, An V (1798 or 1799). Half-title, engraved title-page, ii [erroneously numbered viii], 172 pp.; Paris, H. Agasse, An VII (1801 or 1802) viii, 212 pp., numerous text engravings. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with five raised bands, Louis XVI style gilt bands and vignettes, and brown morocco label with gilt title.l The very rare section on mathematical games, game-theory, etc., of the greatest encyclopaedia ever published. The second and third part are exceptionally rare, as they were published during the turmoil of the revolution. The first part specifically deals with games, and contains fine plates, which show various board games, card games, billards, etc. The two later parts have numerous text figures. The three parts bound in reverse order. Boards rubbed at extremities, two plate edges shaved, otherwise a very good, clean, unmarked copy. Brunet II, pp. 973-974. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Children Of Thespis, A Poem

      Kirby And Co, London 1792 - With additional characters and emendations. The thirteenth edition. A poem in three parts, part 1 - first published in 1785, part 2 - first published in 1787, part 3 - first published in 1788. Clean brown calf leather boards with spinal decoration and lettering in gilt to red panel to spine top. A little rubbing to spine tips (see pics). Early bookplate to front pastedown. No further inscriptions, stamps, etc. Half-title and title page present. Internally very clean and tightly bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SECOND CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: AT THE FIRST SESSION.AN ACT TO CONTINUE IN FORCE THE ACT, INTITULED, 'AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR MITIGATING OR REMITTING THE PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES ACCRUING UNDER THE REVENUE LAWS IN CERTAIN CASES,' AND TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF PENSIONS TO INVALIDS.

      Childs and Swaine,, [Philadelphia: 1792 - Broadside, folio, 35 x 21 cm. Lightly edge-tanned, untrimmed, Very Good. The Act continues for another three years the Act recited in the title; and orders payment from the United States Treasury of pensions payable "to persons who were wounded and disabled in the public service." It is signed in type by President Washington-- as well as by Jonathan Trumbull, Speaker of the House, and Richard Henry Lee, President pro tem of the Senate-- and dated May 8, 1792. A rare item, NAIP locating copies only at AAS and the New York Public Library. FIRST EDITION. Evans 24903. NAIP w014425 [2]. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Miniatur-Armamentarium oder Abbildungen der wichtigsten akiurgischen Instrumente. Gezeichnet und mit einer kurzen Erklärung versehen. Mit einer Vorrede von Prof.Dr. [Johann Friedrich] DIEFFENBACH.

      Kl.-8. IV S. (Titelei), 44 S. (Tafelbeschreib. u. Register). Mit 20 Tafeln. OBrosch. m. schwarzgedr. Deckeltit. An den Kapitalen und der vord. Rü.kante m. kleineren Läsuren, Sign. auf vord. Spiegel, erste Lage aus Bindung gelöst, z.Tl. gebräunt u. eselsohrig. Engelmann 179. Seltene, erste Ausgabe dieses umfangreichen, medizinischen Tafelwerkes zur blutigen Operativ-Chirurgie. Der vorliegende, taschenformatige Atlas zur Instrumentenkunde zeigt in seinen 643 fein gestochenen Abbildungen das ganze, umfangreiche Armamentarium Chirurgicum zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Mit einer zweiseitigen Einleitung des seinerzeit bedeutenden Chirurgen Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach (1792-1847), der als Wegbereiter der Transplantation sowie der plastischen Chirurgie gilt und im Anhang mit einer vierseitigen Auflistung berühmter Wundärzte bis gegen Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts. Die zierlich gezeichneten Figuren der Instrumente zumeist unter Nennung des Erstbeschreibers. Selten und wertvoll, da als Taschenbuch vielgebraucht und zerschlissen. - Hermann Eduard Fritze (1811-1866) promovierte 1835 in Berlin, wo er zunächst praktizierte und mit dortigen Chirurgischen Zelebritäten wie Dieffenbach und Kluge in freundschaftlicher Verbindung stand. Später übersiedelte er nach Neustadt-Eberswalde (vgl. dazu Pagel).

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        A Sequel to the Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Containing his expedition into Africa [.] Humbly dedicated to Mr. Bruce, the Abyssinian Traveller.

      London for H.D. Symonds 1792 - 12mo., engraved frontispiece portrait, 243 pp., 19 plates, complete, some browning and offsetting, otherwise internally very good; 19th century half calf, scuffed. An early edition of the rapscallion adventures of the fantastic Baron Munchausen, in unusually good condition. See also preceding item.

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        Le Voile levé pour les curieux, ou histoire de la franc-maçonnerie, depuis son origine jusquà nos jours. Avec continuation extraite des meilleurs ouvrages

      XII, 624 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Caillet 5412 Kloss 2069. - Antifreimaurerische Schrift des Klerikers Jacques Lefranc, der am 2. 9. 1792 mit 180 Glaubensbrüdern dem Massaker im Pariser Karmelitengefängnis zum Opfer fiel. In dem 1791 erstmals veröffentlichen Werk verkündet er u. a. die These, hinter der Revolution stecke eine Verschwörung der Freimaurer. - Mit hochinteressanter Provenienz: Handschriftlicher Besitzeintrag "Ex libris kabbalisticis" von Stanislas de Guaita (1861-1897). Unter seinem Eintrag der Ausschnitt eines alten zeitgen. Auntiquariatskataloges, wo Guaita womöglich das Buch bestellte. Der Anhänger Eliphas Levi wandte sich bald dem Satanismus zu, sein exzessiver Konsum von Morphium und Kokain mag seinen frühen Tod beschleunigt haben. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Etwas bestoßen.

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        Etudes de la Nature.

      Paris: De l'Imprimerie de Monsieur, chez Didot le jeune/ Néé de la Rochelle/ De Senne, 1792. 4th Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1790-1792. 12mo (165 x 98 mm). Fourth edition of vols. I to IV dated 1791 (vol. I-III) and 1790 (vol. IV); first edition of vol. V, dated 1792. Vol. I: [4], xxxvi, 648 pp., frontispiece portrait by Moreau le jeune and 1 folding engraved word map; Vol. II: [4], 625 (i.e. 652) pp. and 3 folding engraved plates; Vol. III: [4], 596 pp.; Vol. IV: [4], lxxxviii, 532, [4] pp. including approbation and privilege leaf; Vol. V: [8], xxxiv, 411 [1], lvi, 72, [2] pp. inluding content leaf at end. Half-titles present in all volumes. Uniformly bound in fine contemporary mottled calf, plain spines each with two gilt-lettered morocco labels and some gilt decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers (lower hinge of vol. V cracked but firmly holding, light chipping to spine ends, lower corners little scuffed). Internally little browned only, occasional minor spotting, a few marginal paper flaws, a few short closed tears. Provenance: Inscribed by the author on half-title of first volume "données à Monsieur du Déschaux par son ami De Saint-Pierre à Paris ce 22 juillet 1792 rue de la Reine Blanche"*; Octave Borelli, Marseille (armorial bookplate to front pasterdowns). A fine, unmarked and wide-margined set. ----RARE DEDICATION COPY, inscribed and signed by the author, of the corrected and enlarged 4th edition of volumes 1 to 4, and first edition of volume 5, of the Etude de la Nature. Despite the rather 'scientific' title, this work is less an exact description of the nature than an apologia of philosophical optimism. De Saint-Pierre (1737-1814) is best known for his 1787 novel Paul et Virginie. He was elected to the Institut de France in 1795, and in 1803 to the Academie Francaise. The friendship with Jean-Jacques Rousseau did much to mold the views expressed in his Etudes de la nature. To the third edition 1788, he appended Paul et Virginie. De Saint-Pierre was one of the first to celebrate cultural primitivism, which became one of the central ideas of the Romantic movement. *In fact, it was house no. 16 of Rue de la Reine Blanche where Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre lived when he wrote his famous novel Paul et Virginie in 1786 and La Chaumière indienne in 1790. It was still his home at the time he was appointed intendant of the Jardin des Plantes de Paris from 1792 to 1793. Very Good.

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        THE ANNUAL REGISTER OF THE BAPTIST DENOMINATION, IN NORTH-AMERICA; TO THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER, 1790. CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE CHURCHES AND THEIR CONSTITUTIONS, MINISTERS, MEMBERS, ASSOCIATIONS, THEIR PLAN AND SENTIMENTS, RULE AND ORDER, PROCEEDINGS AND CORRESPONDENCE. ALSO REMARKS UPON PRACTICAL RELIGION. HUMBLY OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC, BY JOHN ASPLUND.

      Thomas Dobson,, [Philadelphia: 1792 - Quarto. iv, [5]-57, [1 blank], 69-70 pp. [as issued]. Untrimmed, first two gatherings uncut. Stitched in original plain drab wrappers [reinforced with clear tape]. Generously margined, but three words trimmed in a footnote at the bottom of page 27. Very Good. Prefaced from Southampton County, Virginia, July 14, 1791, the first year of Asplund's annual Baptist Register. Originally "it was printed in Richmond, Virginia, in 1791 and contained 60 pages in quarto." Dobson also printed another issue in Philadelphia in 1792, containing 70 pages. See, Evans 26583. "In the present issue, the appendix relating to the Baptist churches of Great Britain (p. 58-66) has been omitted, and p. 57 has been reset." The document identifies the minister, number of members, and county of location of each Baptist church in each of the States; and provides data about each Baptist Association. Evans 26582. Howes A361. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Principles of Natural and Politic Law, in Two Volumes

      1792 - 2 vols in 1 book. Boston, 1792. 1st American ed. The First American Edition of Burlamaqui, Boston 1792 Burlamaqui, J[ean] J[acques] [1694-1748]. Nugent, [Thomas] [1700?-1772], Translator. The Principles of Natural and Politic Law, In Two Volumes. Boston: Printed by Joseph Bumstead for John Boyle, 1792. viii, [20], 424 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary speckled sheep, rebacked in calf, gilt fillets and original lettering piece to spine, corners mended, endpapers retained. Light edgewear and a few shallow scuffs to boards, light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves. A handsome copy. $1,500. * First American edition (title page states "Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged" in reference to the preceding London editions). Burlamaqui outlined a constitutional system based on principles similar to those of the American founding fathers. "Burlamaqui formulated the principles of popular sovereignty, of delegated power, of a constitution as a fundamental law, of a personal and functional separation of powers into three independent departments.and finally, he provided for an institutional guardian of the fundamental law" (Harvey). Burlamaqui's other great achievement was to put Pufendorf's theories into systematic form. Blackstone was among the many jurists influenced by this work. Marvin stated a general opinion when he observed that "his works are deservedly held in high esteem.": Legal Bibliography 162. Harvey, Jean Jacques Burlamaqui: A Liberal Tradition in American Constitutionalism 178-179. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 7809. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gastrosophie oder die Lehre von den Freuden der Tafel. 2 Teile (in 1 Bd.).

      8. (III)-XIII(3) S. (in Pag. gez. Schmutztit. fehlt), 301(3) S., Nebentit., 1 Bl. (Inh.), 271(1) S. Ln. d. Zt. mit Rückengoldprägung sowie blindgepr. Rahmen auf beiden Buchdeckeln. Einband mit starken Gebrauchsspuren Ecken u. Kapitale berieben Rü. geblichen im Text durchgeh., z. Tl. stärker braunfl. Horn/Arndt 610 Goed. XIII,251,8 ADB XXXiX, 455-456. EA. "Eine Sammlung geistreicher, sehr interessante historische Notizen enthaltender Aufsätze über unsere Nahrungsmittel und Getränke" (ADB). Hauptwerk des preußischen Offiziers und Schriftstellers Friedrich Christian Eugen Baron von Vaerst (1792-1855). Der Begriff Gastrosophie wurde mit diesem Buch erstmals in den deutschen Sprachschatz eingeführt. - "Das nach meiner Ansicht geistreichste Werk, das je über die Freuden der Tafel geschrieben worden ist" (Carl Georg von Maaßen im Nachwort zur Neuauflage von 1922 bei Georg Müller).

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        Calculo dos cambio de Portugal com varias pracas estrangeiras

      Simao Thaddeo Ferreira, Lisboa 1792 - A practical manual of currency exchange for Portuguese merchants trading in the major cities of Europe. Included are the tables for exchanging money in London, Paris, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Rome, Genoa, Torino, Madrid, and other trading centers. The second part of the work includes various mathematical equations with example showing merchants how to calculate the exchange rate properly. Folio (30.5 x 20.5cm), [4], 264pp. + index. Some mold staining to inner top section of leaves, worst in the beginning and end. Bound in contemporary calf, morocco label chipped, a bit of wear. A book of great rarity with no recorded copies in the United States.

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        Three Essays: on Picturesque Beauty; on Picturesque Travel; and on Sketching Landscape: to which is added a Poem, on Landscape Painting. [And:] Observations of the River Wye, in South Wales, &c. Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty; Made in the Summer of the Year 1770

      Printed for R. Blamire, London 1792 - First editions. With 6 and 15 aquatint plates. [2], viii, 88,[[xii], 44, [3]; [2], [xii], 99 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Abbey, Scenery 546 (Wye, 5th ed., 1800) Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. A bit rubbed, very good With 6 and 15 aquatint plates. [2], viii, 88,[[xii], 44, [3]; [2], [xii], 99 pp. 1 vols. 8vo

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