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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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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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      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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Etudes de la Nature.

      De l'Imprimerie de Monsieur, chez Didot le jeune/ Néé de la Rochelle/ De Senne, Paris 1792 - 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.- Visit our website for more information and additional images. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      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]

      [Bookseller: David M. Lesser, ABAA]
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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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        Manuel de l'Arboriste et du forestier belgiques.

      Flon, Bruxelles 1792 - 2 vol. in-8 (200 x 123 mm) de 1, 284 et 2 pour le tome 1 ; 2, 342 et 2 pour le tome 2 ; basane (reliure de l'époque). Pritzel, 7222. "Troisième édition, augmentée de plusieurs articles curieux et soigneusement corrigée par l'auteur.Nous avons cherché en nous amusant à répandre quelques lumières sur la science dendrologique". La lecture de ce manuel est pleine de charme. Une charnière faible, coiffes arrachées et coins émoussés.

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        The Assumption of the Virgin. Die Himmelfahrt Mariä.

      - Radierung 1792, nach Guido Reni (1575 – Bologna – 1642), auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen. 62,2:41,8 cm. Literatur: Nagler Band VI, S. 501, 3. Mit gestochener Vignette und Beschriftung unter der Darstellung. Sehr guter Abdruck, Papier leicht angeschmutzt und fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. Maria Theresia Edle v. Drachenfeldt ( geb. Lidl ) in Wien. "Eröffneter Kriegsschauplatz an Rhein welch enthält Chur-Pfaltz, Büstum Speyer, Nider Elsas, das Herzogthum Zwey Brück. Ein theil .".

      - kol., um 1792, 41 x 49,5 Hellwig/Reiniger/Stopp, S. 270 (falsch mit um 1735 datiert) ; nicht bei Dörflinger, Öst. Karten des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Seltener Einblattdruck. Unten rechts die Titelkartusche mit Widmung an Kaiser Franz II, unten links ein Insetplan von Landau. Die Karte zeigt die Südpfalz als Kriegsschauplatz im 1. Koalitionskrieg. Gebiet St. Wendel, Frankenthal, Strassburg. Sehr gut erhalten.

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

      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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      Dublin: Jones, R. M'Allister, W. Jones, R. White, J. Rice, and A. Porter,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1792. First Edition. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; [4],183,[1],52,[1], 72 pages; First Dublin edition of the first abridgement. ESTC T119085. Two portraits, one plate. Some toning but generally clean. Bound in contemporary full brown calf leather. Binding sound, leaves tight. Worldcat locates but a single print book [ yhe other being an E-Book], in the National Library of Scotland. Subjects are Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784. Elwes, John, -- -1789. Cook, James, -- 1728-1779. ; 0 .

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      Printed for B. White and Sons, Horace's Head, Fleet-Street,, London: 1792 - [2], 49, [1 blank] pp. Disbound with a bit of loosening, else Very Good, with the half title. Gisborne dedicates his pamphlet to William Wilberforce. His Dedication is dated from Yoxall Lodge, April 9, 1792. The first edition, also printed in 1792, misspelled 'Horace's Head' in the imprint, printing it as 'Horack's Head'. Gisborne describes recent activity in Parliament which resulted in a resolution for the gradual abolition of the slave trade. "This detestable traffic is indebted for its existence to wars, in many instances, excited by Europeans, in many commenced by the natives, for the purpose of procuring slaves." Gisborne recounts "depredations perpetrated by the kings of the country on their own subjects," "the kidnapping of negroes of every tribe, and of all ranks and occupations, and most commonly by the black traders, occasionally by British captains and seamen," and other baneful effects of the slave trade. LCP 4122 [this edition only]. ESTC T84561. Kress B.2323. Not in Work or Blockson. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Allgemeines Landrecht für die Preussischen Staaten. Sowie: Registerband: "Register zum allgemeinen Gesetzbuch für die Preußischen Staaten."

      Berlin, in der Buchhandlung der kön.-preuß. geh. Commercien Rathes Pauli , 1794 (Registerband 1792). - "Zweyte Auflage". 4 Theile in 3 Bänden + Registerband. Ca. 19 x 12 cm. Kupferfrontispiz, (2) S., 51 S., XXXII S., 424 Seiten; Zwischentitel, fortlaufend bis Seite 1064; (2) S., Titelblatt, 695 Seiten; Titelblatt, fortlaufend bis Seite 1.400; 394 Seiten. Pappbände der Zeit mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschildern. Stobbe 446 ff. Der erste Teil auch mit der "Anzeige der bey der Revision des Allgemeinen Gesetzbuches auf Sr. königlichen Majestät Allerhöchsten Befehl erfolgten Veränderungen." Die erste Veröffentlichung war als "Allgemeines Gesetzbuch für die Preußischen Staaten" 1791-1792 erschienen, wurde aber noch vor Inkrafttreten aufgrund der freiheitlichen Grundtendenz des Gesetzbuches vom König suspendiert. Nach Veränderung der kritisierten Stellen wurde das Gesetzeswerk dann in der hier vorliegenden Form erstmals publiziert. Die Bezeichnung "Zweyte Auflage" bezieht sich auf die Fassung 1791/1792. Das preußische Landrecht blieb bis zur Einführung des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuches im Jahre 1900 geltendes Recht. "Das preußische Landrecht umfaßt in seinen zwei Teilen das gesamte Privatrecht, Staatsrecht, Kirchenrecht und Strafrecht. Nach Vornahme einiger unbedeutenden Abänderungen wurde das Gesetzbuch durch Patent vom 5. Febr. 1794 als "Allgemeines Landrecht für die preußischen Staaten" mit Gesetzeskraft vom 1. Juni 1794 an publiziert. . Das preußische Landrecht gilt in den östlichen Provinzen der Monarchie, mit Ausnahme von Neuvorpommern und Rügen, in der Provinz Westfalen und in den Kreisen Rees, Essen und Duisburg der Rheinprovinz sowie in den vor 1815 preußisch gewesenen Teilen der Provinz Hannover (Ostfriesland, Niederlingen und Eichsfeld). Außerdem hat es in den fränkischen Fürstentümern Ansbach und Bayreuth und in den ehemals Erfurtischen Gebietsteilen Sachsen-Weimars seine Geltung bewahrt sowie in den Konsulargerichtsbezirken. " (Meyers 12, 119). Einbände beschabt, Rücken stärker bestoßen, Überzugspapier teils schadhaft, an den Kanten teils aufgeplatzt. Namenszug und auf Vorsatz, Stempel verso Titelblatt. Titelblatt leicht fleckig. Ein Blatt mit Eckabriss (mit etwas Textverlust). Gelegentlich mit Anmerkungen und Anstreichungen von alter Hand, der vierte Teil mit vielen schwarzen, auch zarten roten, Anstreichungen am Rand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Dalmazia con Le Isole Adiacenti

      Roma 1792 - Carta 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, finemente colorata nei contorni, in ottimo stato di conservazione. An uncommon map, published in the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche, by Giovanni Maria Cassini, a Somasco monk. He 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 later hand colour, in very good condition. Dimensioni 475 350mm

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        The Winning of the West. Daniel Boone Edition with Roosevelt manuscript. Four volume set.

      Four volume set; 5 folding maps, 102 plates. Here, #2 of only 200 sets in the original grained green morocco which has reverted to brown at the spines; floral gilt corner devices, raised bands, gilt titled spine. Top edge gilt; others deckled. Ruled & floriated dentelles; remarkably preserved red suede end & fly sheets. One page folded legal leaf in Roosevelt's hand mounted following colophon reveals his editing wasn't reflective but done as he wrote (lined through words here bracketed): "The attitude of the British gradually changed from one of passive to active hostility. In 1792 and '93 they still (united) [to keep] the Indians to make [at] peace with the Americans, provided always there were no such concessions made to the latter as would endanger the British control of the fur trade. But by the beginning of 1794 the relations between the Great Britain and the United States had become so strained that open war was threatened; for the advisors of the king, relying on the weakness of the young Federal Republic had begun to adopt towards it that tone of brutal insolence, which [backed by] reflected well the general attitude of the British people toward all Americans, and which finally brought on the second war between the two nations. The British officials in Canada were quick to reflect the tone of the home government, and, as always in such cases, [some of them] the more zealous and belligerent went a little farther than they were authorized. On February 10th Lord Dorchester, Governor of Canada, in an address of welcome to some of the chiefs from the tribes of the north and west, said speaking of the boundary, [speaking of children, since my return, I find no appearance of a line] "Children since my return I find no appearance of a line remains; and the manner in which the people of the United States push on and act and talk [on this]?.I shall not be xxx surprised if we are at war with them in the course of the present year; and if so a line must then be drawn by the warriors?.we have acted in the most peaceable manner and borne the language and conduct of the people if the United States with patience; but I believe our patience is almost exhausted." (1) [At the Nor that] Of course such a speech, delivered to such an audience, was [merely incitement to war a direct] more than a mere incitement to war; it was a direct appeal to arms. [P] Nor did the [incitement] encouragement given the Indians end with words; for [Simcoe] in April, Simcoe, [who was in command in upper Canada, went to] the lieutenant-governor, himself built a fort at the Miami rapids, in the very heart of the hostile?. (1). Rives' Life and Times of James Madison, III, 418. A verified copy of the speech, from the archives of the London Foreign Office. The authenticity of the speech was admitted at the time by the British minister; yet, extraordinary to say, not only British, but American historians, had spoken of it as spurious." An exceptional set in publisher's original bindings; free of previous owner's name or other markings. Large, stout octavo

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        La Dalmazia con le Isole adiacenti

      Roma 1792 - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Bella e accurata della Dalmazia, 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 map of the Dalmatian Coastline. The map extends from Istria to the Republic of Ragusa on the Adriatic Coastline and north to Bosnia and Croatia. 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 475 350mm

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        Kochbuch geschrieben im Jahre 1792, mir Victoria vermählten von Wallberg gehörig". Manuskript. Handgeschriebenes Kochbuch eines herrschaftlichen Hauses mit einer anspruchsvollen feinen Küche.

      1792 - 137 numerierte Seiten mit Koch- und Backrezepten in sauberer Schreibschrift (einige Seiten der jeweiligen Kapitel blieben noch leer). Halblederband der Zeit (Rücken beschabt und unten mit Fehlstelle des Lederbezugs auf 2,5 cm). *Ein selbstverfasstes Kochbuch eines adligen herrschaftlichen Haushaltes von einer Frau namens Victoria von Wallberg mit einem schönen kalligraphisch gestalteten Titelblatt. Die Rezepte sind nach Gruppen geordnet, beginnend mit den Suppen, sodann Fleischgerichte, eingemachte Sachen, Mehlspeisen, Fische, Salate etc. Ferner werden recht umfangreich auch ausgefallene Back- und Konditoreirezepte behandelt, darunter allein 8 Rezepte für Mandeln und 18 für Torten. Am Schluß ein Register. - Ein außergewöhnliches handgeschriebenes Kochbuch der feinen gehobenen Küche eines herrschaftlichen Hauses in sauberer Schreibschrift mit kalligraphischen Verzierungen. Nur vereinzelt am Unterrand etwas gebräunt oder leicht fleckig, insgesamt sehr sauber. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel du Tourneur, ouvrage dans lequel on enseigne aux Amateurs la manière d'exécuter sur la Tour à Pointes, à Lunette, en l'Air, Excentrique, Ovale, à Guillocher, Quarré, à Portraits & autres, tout ce que l'Art a produit de plus ingénieux

      Bergeron, Paris 1792 - Première édition de cet ouvrage dont le tome premier à paru en 1792 et le tome second en 1796. Deux volumes in-quarto de (8) pp., (faux-titre, titre, épitre aux amateurs), 432 pages et 30 planches dépliantes (dont 8 coloriées à la main, des différentes essences de bois), pour le tome 1; et de (3) pp., (faux titre, titre, avis sur ce second volume), 466 pages + XXXII, pp., (additions importantes au premier volume) et 42 planches dépliantes. Traces de mouillures aux premiers feuillets et sur les planches finales dans les deux tomes, petites macules de couleurs vertes ou brunes aux pages 224 - 225 du tome 1; quelques planches confortées en marges d'une bande de papier ancien, contre-collé au verso. Reliure de l'époque en demi-basane mouchetée brune et plats de papier raciné brun/ocre. Dos lisse orné d'urnes dorées en guise de fleurons, roulettes dorés figurant les nerfs; pièce de titre de maroquin havne, titre et tomaion dorés; tanches mouchetées de rouge. Size: In-4 (19,5 x 25.5 cm) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gazette Nationale, ou Le Moniteur Universel, Novembre 1791-Juin 1792 [Three Bound Volumes]

      Paris: L'Imprimerie du Moniteur, 1792. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Three large folio volumes (11.5 x 17.5 inches) in contemporary gray paper-covered boards, containing a nearly complete run (including many supplements) of this important daily newspaper for an eight-month period beginning 1st November 1791 and ending 30th June 1792. 239 issues in all. The first volume (Nov/Dec 1791) contains Nos. 305-365 for that year, lacking only No. 325 (21 Nov). The second volume (Jan-Mar 1792) contains Nos. 1-91 and is complete. The third volume (March-June 1792) contains Nos. 92-182, lacking No. 106 (15 April) and No. 162 (10 June). Moderate wear to boards, old labels to upper spines, a few cracks in the bindings, but still very sound, with all contents very clean. Founded in November 1789 by Charles-Joseph Panckoucke, Le Moniteur (as it is generally known) is considered the best single source of information on the French Revolution as it unfolded.

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      Quebec: Samuel Nielson, 1792. 4pp. printed in double-column format in parallel English and French. Folio. Torn at bottom corner, affecting a few words, else very good. This issue contains two proclamations by Allured Clark, the lieutentant-governor, acting in the absence of Lord Dorchester. The first is an ordinance for cases appealed to the Executive council, while the second relates to the law courts. The remainder of the issue is taken up with news items and advertisements. Copies are noted by Tremaine in an appendix.

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        Eclogarum Physicarum et Ethicarum: Libri duo (4 tomus cpl. in 3/ 4 Teile KOMPLETT in 3 Bänden)

      Vandenhoek et Ruprecht; 1792 - 1801. - 1115/ 465/ 220 Seiten; Bei dem hier angebotenen Werk handelt es sich um ein Exemplar aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek mit den entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen, wie Bibliotheksstempel usw. Der Erhaltungszustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder weisen alters-/papierbedingt gebräunte Stellen auf; Papier leicht stockfleckig; Orig.Halbleder mit Goldverzierung; insgesamt gut erhaltenes seltenes Exemplar; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; in GRIECHISCHER und LATEINISCHER Schrift/ Sprache! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 950 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tribunal révolutionnaire]. Bulletin du tribunal criminel établi par la loi du 17 août 1792, pour juger les conspirateurs, et autres criminels du département de Paris, en vertu d'un décret du 11 septembre dernier [Suivi de :] Bulletin du tribunal criminel [révolutionnaire] établi par la loi du 10 mars 1793, pour juger sans appel, les conspirateurs.

      R. J. Clément 1792-1793, Paris - 479 livraisons en 3 vol. in-4, I. (2) ff. n. ch. (titre, préface), (236) pp. mal chiffrées 136, texte sur deux colonnes, (2) ff. de table (1792) ; titre et (300) pp. mal chiffrées 400, texte sur deux colonnes (quatrième partie de 1793). II. Titre et 404 pp. en numérotation continue, (2) ff. n. ch. de table, texte sur deux colonnes (première partie de 1793) ; titre et 400 pp. en numérotation continue, (2) de table (deuxième partie de 1793). - III. pagination multiple (procès de Fouquier-Tinville) et 400 pp. en numérotation continue (sixième partie de 1794), 88 pp. ne numérotation continu (septième partie), cartonnage de papier marbré, dos lisses, pièces de titre cerise, un dos manquant (reliure du XIXe siècle). Collection remarquable, presque complète, du grand périodique judiciaire de la Terreur, fondamental pour le fonctionnement de l'appareil judiciaire à Paris et dont les exemplaires recensés présentent tous de notables différences de collation. Notre ensemble se décline comme suit : I. Collection complète des 58 numéros du premier Bulletin du tribunal criminel, celui érigé en application de la loi du 17 août 1792 : elle va du 25 août au 4 décembre 1792. Une table des matières chiffrée erratiquement 209-211 termine cette partie, à la différence des autres exemplaires connus, où elle est intercalée avant la première livraison. II. La première partie du second Bulletin du tribunal criminel, celui érigé en application de la loi du 10 mars 1793, à savoir 100 numéros, allant du 6 avril au 9 septembre 1793. Au numéro 37 est annexé un supplément de [2] ff. ; et au numéro 73 un supplément de 4 pp. III. La totalité de la deuxième partie du second Bulletin du tribunal criminel, celui érigé en application de la loi du 10 mars 1793, à savoir 100 numéros, allant du 10 septembre 1793 au 3 frimaire an II [23 novembre 1793]. IV. La totalité de la quatrième partie du second Bulletin du tribunal criminel, celui érigé en application de la loi du 10 mars 1793, à savoir 100 numéros, allant du 1er germinal au 2 prairial an II [21 mars 1794 au 21 mai 1794]. Le numéro 86 a été relié par erreur entre le 90 et le 91. Cette partie a été reliée à la suite de la collection du premier bulletin, qui a dû être considérée par erreur comme la troisième partie ; de fait, celle-ci manque dans notre exemplaire. V. La totalité de la sixième partie du second Bulletin du tribunal criminel, celui érigé en application de la loi du 10 mars 1793, à savoir 100 numéros, courant à partir du 29 thermidor an II [16 août 1794] et concernant exclusivement le procès du Comité révolutionnaire de Nantes. VI. La totalité de la septième partie du second Bulletin du tribunal criminel, celui érigé en application de la loi du 10 mars 1793, à savoir 21 numéros, avec un supplément pour le numéro 19. Manquent donc les parties III, V et VIII (qui ne comprend que 2 numéros). VII. De surcroît a été relié au début du volume III le Procès de Fouquier-Tinville, avec ses suites (48 numéros de 4 pp. en général, imprimés à l'imprimerie du Bulletin républicain). Hatin, p. 220. Martin & Walter, Périodiques, 172, et 142-143. Tourneux I, 3950. L'exemplaire est truffé : I. De 15 portraits gravés du XIXe siècle (Marat, Charlotte Corday, Duval d'Esprémesnil, Manuel, Custine, Brissot, Vergniaud, le duc d'Orléans, Mme Roland, Roland, Hérault de Séchelles, Danton et Chaumette, Carrier et Fouquier-Tinville), dont deux volants. II. De plusieurs pièces annexes aux second et troisième volumes, en général des jugements du même tribunal : 1. Jugement du tribunal révolutionnaire, établi au Palais, à Paris (.). [Paris], Imprimerie de Clément, s.d. [1793], 8 pp. Condamnation de Philibert-François Rouxel de Blanchelande, ancien gouverneur de Saint-Domingue. 2. Jugement du tribunal criminel révolutionnaire (.). Qui condamne à la peine de mort Jeanne-Catherine Clère, pour avoir provoqué le rétablissement de la royauté en France. [Paris], Imprimerie de Clément, s.d. [1793], 3 pp. 3. Jugement du tribunal cri [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vie de Jeanne de St. Remy de Valois; ci-devant comtesse de La Motte ; Contenant un Récit détaillé & exact des événemens extraordinaires auxquels cette Dame infortunée a eu part depuis sa naissance, & qui ont contribué à l¿élever à la dignité de Confidente & Favorite de la Reine de France ; avec plusieurs particularités ultérieures, propres à éclaircir les transactions mystérieuses relatives au Collier de Diamants., etc.

      - Paris, Garnéry, An I [1792]. 2 volumes in-12, 468p & [4]-427p. Seconde édition de ces mémoires qui auraient été publiés la première fois à Londres en 1788, mémoires du personnage central de l'affaire du collier : la comtesse de La Motte (1756-1791). L'édition de Londres aurait été rachetée et brûlée à Sèvres. Cette histoire, rapportée dans la préface, avec la mention en plus sur le faux-titre "Cet ouvrage est réimprimé sur l'Exemplaire trouvé dans les papiers du sieur Laporte", nous parait fallacieuse. En effet, on voit mal l'édition imprimée à Londres ne pas avoir été du tout vendue là-bas mais avoir uniquement été envoyée en France ou alors rachetée directement à Londres pour ensuite être brûlée en bloc à Sèvres. La légende autour de cette première édition nous fait penser qu'elle n'a pas existé mais qu'il s'agit d'une légende pour discréditer encore plus la monarchie. Cette édition a deux tirages distincts, comme le montrent quelques petites différences entre notre exemplaire et les exemplaires marqués Seconde édition sur le titre : la page de titre change, une erreur p.422 est corrigée, une erreur est ajoutée au second tirage (la p.468 devient p.368). Ex-libris Pierre Sédille aux deux volumes. Cartonnage rose de l'époque, modeste, étiquette papier avec titre manuscrit, tranches marbrées. Dos passé, papier usé aux mors sans atteinte à la solidité (vélin en dessous), papier un peu roussi au tome 2, 1 mors intérieur du second tome ouvert avec un nerf de couture détaché du plat. Curieusement, les exemplaires de cet ouvrage en état d'époque sont toujours modestes (brochés, cartonnés ou "petites" reliures). Bon ouvrage autour de l'affaire du collier, en premier tirage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Dublin: Printed for Messrs P Byrne, J Moore, Et Al. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1792. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 439 pages; First Dublin edition. Memoirs of the Late Charles Lee Esq. Lieutenant colonel of the forty-fourth regiment, colonel in the Poturguese service, major general, and aid du camp to the King of Poland and Second in Command in the Service of the United States of America during the Revolution. His political and military essays; also letters to and from many distinguished characters both in Europe and America. Publ Dublin 1792. Contemp tree calf, morocco spine label; rubbed with shallow leather loss at hinge. Some foxing to end paper pastedowns and opposing pages, otherwise vg clean throughout. Tall, internally clean copy. Charles Lee (6 February 1732 [O. S. 26 January 1731] – 2 October 1782) served as a General of the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. Lee also served earlier in the British Army during the Seven Years War. After the war he sold his commission and served for a time in the Polish army of King Stanislaus II. In 1773 Lee, who had Whig views, moved to America and bought an estate in Virginia. When the fighting broke out in the American War of Independence in 1775 he volunteered to serve with rebel forces. Lee's ambitions to become Commander in Chief of the Continental Army were thwarted by the appointment of George Washington. Sabin 28903. Revolutionary General Charles Lee (1832-1782) ; 0 .

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        Teocritou Moschou, kai Bionos Eidyllia Panta. À la suite : Theocriti, Moschi et Bionis Idylla omnia a Bernardo Zamagna Rachusino Latinis Versibus expressa.

      Bodoni, Parme 1792 - 2 parties en 1 vol. in-8 de (4)-175-(1) pp. et (4)-190-(1) pp., demi-maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, filet et guirlande dorés sur les plats, entièrement non rogné (reliure de l'époque). Renouard : « Cette édition supérieure à celle de 1789 in-4° est fort belle et n'a été tirée qu'à 200 exemplaires ». Belle édition en deux parties, texte grec et latin. Exemplaire imprimé sur papier fort ; quelques rousseurs. Brooks, 448 ; La Collezione bodoniana, 152 ; Brunet V, 784.

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        Memoires. Troisième édition. Avec onze Caricatures du temps, gravées en Taille-douce.

      Paris, Lyon, Buisson, resp. Bruyset, 1792. 4 vols. 8vo (20x13 cm). 19th century boards with marbled paper (rubbed, mainly the spines). With gilt title-labels on spines. 342;(iv),328;(iv),358;(iv),288 pp. In the 3rd volume we find the 11 amazing engraved caricatures together under the chapter "Portraits des hommes célèbres qui ont opéré en France la Révolution religieuse qui suivit la révocation de l'Edit de Nantes; publiés par les Refugiés François en Angleterre, et tirés des manuscrits du comte de Maurepas". - Good set

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        Versuch einer Critik aller Offenbarung.

      Königsberg, Hartung 1792. - 8°, Titel, 182 SS., gest. Titelvign. von J. Meil, Pappband der Zeit mit handschr. Rückentitel, Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Erste Ausgabe - Meyer 277, 2 - eine von vier Varianten der ersten selbstständigen Veröffentlichung Fichtes. Die Schrift erschien zunächst anonym. Nach Fichtes erstem Besuch bei Kant vermittelte ihm dieser die Publikation. Sie galt zunächst als lange erwartetes religionsphilosophisches Werk von Kant selbst. Als kant den irrtum klarstellte, erlangte Fichte von einem Tag auf den anderen großen Ruhm. Seine Berufung nach Jena war eine unmittelbare Folge darauf. - Vor Titel zwei handschr. gef. Kommentare des zeitgenössischen Gelehrten Prof. J. J. Dutoit, Lehrer am Philantropicum in Dessau, montiert, Expl. aus dessen Bibliothek. Einige Anstreichungen und Marginalien, ebenfalls von Prof. Dutoit, am Ende sechsseitiger handschriftlicher Kommentar von ihm miteingebunden, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE RUINS: OR, A SURVEY OF THE REVOLUTIONS OF EMPIRES ... Translated from the French ..

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-yard, 1792.. Octavo, pp. [i] [ii: blank] [iii] [iv: blank] [v] vi-viii [ix] x [xi] xii-xv [xvi: blank] [1] 2-400, inserted frontispiece, two inserted folded maps (one of the Eurasian side of globe, other of celestial constellations), rebound in modern faux-lizard, spine panel stamped in gold, new endpapers. First edition in English. The main text ends with the phrase, "End of the First Part," but no further parts were written, or at least published. The author includes almost seventy pages of notes, plus an index. Celebrated political treatise in fictional form first published in French 1791, shortly after the French Revolution, although conceived before it. "The narrator's spirit is taken by a genius to a point in space above the Earth and, as the planet rotates, is able to witness the future development of civilization. An early use of the earth satellite notion, as well as that of time travel." - Locke, Voyages in Space 204. Volney was a French scholar and politician who, though born to the nobility, survived the Revolution, and though opposed to Napoleon's empire, survived his reign as well, and, during a visit to America, survived an absurd accusation of spying for an imminent French invasion of Louisiana. He spent four years in the Middle East, producing an account of his travels in 1787. The present work was his most influential, and is very much in the mode of Enlightenment thought: republican and universalist, trying to combine utopian longings and political moderation, chastened by an awareness of the transience of empires. In several of Shelley's poems can be heard echoes of the melancholy grandeur of Volney's vision. On his visit to America, Volney met with Thomas Jefferson, who wanted to bring out a new translation of the work, working anonymously in order to avoid accusations of endorsing Volney's (anti-Christian) prediction that all religions would eventually unite. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 220 and Voyages in Space V667. Negley, Utopian Literature 1144 and 1145 (citing, respectively, the French first edition of 1791 and an English edition of 1795). Top portion of text block water-stained, mostly along fore-edge, but extending into the text on about fifty pages; some foxing to inserted frontispiece (with some offset to title page) and the two maps, first and least few leaves, some scattered foxing, mostly early and late, a good copy overall of this important book. A scarce edition. (#147602)

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        Utopische Stadt. Kupferstich von Daniel Chodowiecki.

      - Plattengrösse 25x35,5 cm. Blattgrösse ca. 28x42 cm. Unten rechts mit Bezeichnung "D. Chodowiecki". Gedruckt auf schönem Bütten. Seitlich mit kleinem Unterlegtem Riss, schöner und kräftiger Abzug in sauberem Zustand. Erschienen in: Ziegenhagen, F.H. Lehre vom richtigen Verhältnisse zu den Schöpfungswerken und die durch öffentliche Einführung derselben allein bewürkende Menschenbeglückung 1792. - Engelmann 1857/1906, 664.

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        The Poetical Works of . the Scotch Milkmaid.

      Printed by John & Peter Wilson 1792 - FIRST EDITION, somewhat water-stained and heavily foxed in places, tear in D2 reaching across half the leaf but not affecting text, pp. 28,25-207 (25-28 repeated in pagination, but text and register are continuous), demy 8vo, uncut in half pebble-grained brown morocco by Kerr & Richardson, Glasgow, lettered in gilt on the spine, top edges gilt, others uncut, affected by damp, marked up throughout in a contemporary, or near contemporary hand (see below), bookplate of Catherine Kinnear. A very interesting copy, 'improved' by an early reader. 'Little published a collection of her poems in 1792, describing herself in the title as 'The Scotch Milkmaid'. Dedicated to the eleven-year-old countess of Loudoun, the volume was published by subscription and seems to have been moderately successful, reportedly earning the author £50. According to the subscription list Little sold nearly 800 copies to just over 650 subscribers, among whom were Burns and James Boswell. In a poetic dedication Little described herself as '[a] rustic damsel' who hopes that 'public candour' will rescue her work from the attacks of 'snarling critic[s]'. She experimented with a variety of poetic forms and wrote in both Scots and standard English; she tended to adhere rather more closely to conventional eighteenth-century subjects ('To Hope', 'To Happiness') in her English verse than she did when writing in Scots. The volume also gives some evidence of her reading; in addition to the tributes to Burns there is a poem on the letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Elizabeth Rowe, in which Little imagines 'MONTAGUE bright' praising Rowe for transcending her in 'virtue and wit'. In another, 'To a Lady', on the works of David Sillars, a working-class poet for whom Little had nothing but contempt' (ODNB). She did not take kindly to Dr. Johnson - 'Sam, that critic most severe' as he is styled in the Epistle to Robert Burns, and elsewhere his demise is seen as liberation for 'hamely, uncouth rhymes.' We have not been able to identify the annotator, although the ticks against the names of some of the subscribers may point to a social circle in which she (we think it is a she) may be identified. The hand is not of the clearest, and is sometimes vitiated by an imperfect quill. The annotations are of two sorts: comments on the quality of the poems, and improvements - indeed additions - to the text. The comments are mostly laudatory, once extravagantly so - 'equal to anything of Burns'. They are also tempered by criticism, and the 'improvements', interpolated in and around the text show that the writer had her (or his) own ideas about poetical style, wishing sometimes that the Milkmaid could have had some instruction. The annotator is well disposed towards Little, but it is not evident they were acquainted. Altogether this is a fascinating encounter of the 'Heaven-taught' and the polite. 'One critic has argued strongly that reading Little only through Burns obscures the range of her work and that she ought to be read in the larger Scots vernacular tradition of Ramsay and Ferguson' (ODNB), an argument we would concur with. Some of the lines singled out by the annotator are in fact rather good. Interestingly, there is no great disparity between the quality of her verse in English and Scots, the latter, if anything, tending towards the mawkish. The book is tolerably scarce in ESTC: only 3 copies are reported in Scotland, NLS, and Glasgow University (bis), though 'Private Collections may indicate others. (Johnson 542; ESTC T126549)

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        L’Isola di Corsica & Parte dell’isola di Sardegna

      Roma 1792 - Carta 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, finemente colorata nei contorni, in ottimo stato di conservazione. An uncommon map, published in the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche, by Giovanni Maria Cassini, a Somasco monk. He 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 later hand colour, in very good condition. L. Piloni, "Carte geografiche della Sardegna", p. 194, tav. LXXX Dimensioni

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      Portland Printed, Reprinted at Exeter: Henry Ranlet, 1792. 23,[1]pp. Half title. Contemporary paper wrappers, restitched. Expert restoration with facsimile to half title and terminal leaf. Very good. In a red morocco box. Robert Forbes, an American residing with his family in Canada on the Chaudiere River, departed overland in mid- March 1784 with three Dutch guides, intending to relocate his family to a settlement on the Kennebec. Ten days into the journey, Forbes, his wife and five children were tricked, robbed and abandoned by their guides. Struggling on alone, they were assisted by a local Native American, who supplied them with moose meat and directions. But by April 12th, with supplies dwindling and terrain too difficult for his wife and all but his oldest child, Forbes made camp and left his wife to seek help. Travelling by raft and foot and surviving on a couple of ounces of moose meat and their leather shoes, Forbes and his eldest son were found by hunters on April 22. A rescue party for his wife and children was immediately raised, but the camp could not be reached until June 2, fifty days since being left at camp with little to no supplies. Emaciated and weak, remarkably, Forbes's wife and one child survived. Forbes' tale evidently struck a chord with the locals, and his narrative was set to paper by Arthur Bradman. The work was first published in Portland in 1791, followed by the present Exeter printing the following year. Editions in Windsor (1792), Norwich (1793), Worcester (1793) and Philadelphia (1794) followed. All editions prior to the Philadelphia edition are very rare; only three institutional examples of this Exeter printing located in OCLC. BRISTOL B7942. SHIPTON & MOONEY 46397.

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        A 3 page journal of a journey through the Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania on horse from Lycoming Creek in Williamsport, PA to the border of the New York state line and back to Lycoming Creek for 44 days from July 29, 1792 to Sept. 14, 1792.

      Pennsylvania, 1792. 13 x 8. "Manuscript, unsigned, 3 pages conjoined, 13"" x 8"", dated July 29 - September 14, 1792, depicts a journey through Lycoming, Pennsylvania region. Document shows heavy folds with some tearing and chipping along folds, overall very good condition. A full translation with heavy notations original spelling of the writer and adding additional research. Broken down by the day's travel, it is headed ""Memorandum / viz"" beginning on July 29th, 1792, with an entry for each day, no point of origin. In part the journal entry reads, ""July 29, I set from Mr. Winters near the mouth of Lycoming Creek [near Williamsport, PA] on my way to Tyoga [near Trout Run PA]. Up said creek to Kyles about 15 miles where I got some necessaries. 30th - Left Kyles with an intention to go to Tyoga N.N.E. Course about five or six miles came to the place where the late storm fell the timber so as to be most impossible to travel with a horse. I attempted to go through till night. Struck fire and lain in amongst the timber . . . August 3 - Travers'd the same and examined the Soil Timber, Etc. for the Course of the 4th 5th 6. the land has many small streams running into Lycoming & the head of the first & second forks of Pine Creek. The timber in this land I suppose of 15,000 acres chiefly of Beech, Sugar, Trees, Maypole, Black Oak, Spruce and some White Pine."" It is believe this area is Buttonwood, Liberty, English Center, PA. ""14th . . . I fell in with about 9,000 or 10,000 acres of execellent land . . . 20 - Rain'd built a hut and kept close all day. 21st- Examin'd the said land and suppose there to be about 12,000 acres. The land is superior to the rest that I have seen. The timber chiefly is of black and white walnut , white and black ash and black and white oak . . . 28th - I took the Course from Cononsaw Creek nearly N.E. Course to the York Line . . . 31st -Up to the river to the head of each branch where there is very large body of land. Rich soil & well timbered found by examining that Mr. Brodhead had suveyed on Eastermost branch to the Head but had not surveyed on the West Branch . . September 1st - took a N.E. Course till I came near the York (New York) line to Mr. Strawbridges, where seed Mr. Adlum's party . . . 7th Went out to where Mr. Chapman was. Delivered him the warrants & 175 and returned Tyoga Point . . . The journal makes mention of various parts of PA including Cedar Run, Harrison St. Park, Ansonia, Watrous, the Allegheny River, Ellisburg, Genesee, Ramsey, Raymond, Tunkhannock, Rome, Athens, Camptown and more.Moravian missionaries began trickling into the Lumber Heritage Region as early as the 1740s setting up missions along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and subsequently following the upper Allegheny River. The arrival of the Europeans immediately changed the landscape and fostered conflicts with Native Americans. However, following the Native American land cessions of 1754 and 1768, dispersed European family farms quickly surfaced mostly within the West Branch valley. The new European arrivals sustained themselves agriculturally, clearing land for family farms on the southeastern fringes of the LHR. Soon, a handful of industrial operations began to emerge, evidenced by a Williamsport sawmill dated to 1773. For these earliest farmers, the massive trees around them were a hindrance, an obstacle to be cleared and burned. These initial operations signaled the beginning of an industry soon to define the history and culture of the Lumber Heritage Region. The Land Sales Act of 1792 dramatically decreased the price of land and opened over 4,000,000 acres for purchase. These early mills fulfilled local needs for building materials, but lumbermen soon uncovered a niche downstream where additional settlers peppered the landscape. As a result, crudely built lumber rafts conveyed the first lumber on its adventuresome ride down the Allegheny River to Pittsburgh. All types of lumber, including dimension and square timber, journeyed down the West Branch and Allegheny during this Pioneer Era. Rafting became pivotal in the development of the early lumber industry, with early LHR rafting streams deemed public highways by state legislation in 1798. Small-scale mills and rafting marked the beginning of an economic base for the LHR, planting the seeds for a burgeoning industry."

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        [Victorian Souvenir Album] Exquisitely produced Victorian souvenir gift album & scrapbook filled with original paintings, hand-colored illustrations including the Tower of Pisa, a french Republic, 50 Livres Bills, a letter signed by Edourd de Laboulaye, and another by Leopold II, music manuscripts, manuscript and printed poetry, etchings, printed broadsides and lithographs including the glazed lithographic card published by J. T. Wood of the Crystal Palace, tipped-in botanical samples and much more.

      n.p., 1792-1879. 4to. Original nineteenth century embossed and polished full calf (black), decorative borders, raised gilt bands on spine, gilt inner dentelles, red silk moiré endpapers, AEG. 88 leaves (unnumbered), title leaf with gilt embossed border, mounted title engraved card of an explorer holding a flag with the words: "Album." This exquisite and scarce Victorian album contains numerous pen & ink drawings, a hand-painted pencil drawing, three nicely painted watercolors (1 signed), ALS, two large folding broadsides, 2 large folding engravings (1 hand-colored) and more. This album comprises a wide variety of material and mediums, with an emphasis on the French Revolution, the Napoleonic era, and the Third Empire. Just after the title, the compiler has included a nicely executed pen and ink of Napoleon, a splendid miniature painting of Chinese Junks sailing below what appears to be the Porcelain Tower of Nanjing, a hand-painted pencil sketch of a young British officer in red coat with sword signed by William J. Morin, and dated 1847; and an illustration of the Diable Boiteux by Antoine Johannot, from the book by Jules Janin (1840). These are followed by three nicely executed watercolor paintings by Alfred Pascal, the first dated 1847 showing a typical French village based on an engraving by Jean Ouvrier (1725-1784); the second of a Villa set deep in the woods, and the last a beautifully execute winter scene in sepia tones. Of special interest is the included letter signed by Edouard Laboulaye June 30, 1874, thanking a friend for providing a letter of introduction, and urging a visit to Versailles—Laboulaye (1811-1883) is perhaps best remembered as the originator and early fundraiser for the Statue of Liberty ornament, designed by Frederic Bertholdi, and built by Gustave Eiffel. Of note is that the compiler has tipped-in a 50 Livres Bill dated Dec., 792, with Lady Liberty seated. The second letter, according to a note in French pasted on the 2nd leaf, was written by a very young Leopold II of Belgium (1835-1909) to his mother Louise D'Orleans (1812-1850), and that it had been compared to the other examples. Also included are a hand-colored engraving of an Opera costume for Mademoiselle Caroline; 2 large folding broadsides comparing the rise and fall of Napoleon III, with other French historical events; a large folding engraving of the return of Marie-Therese Duchesse d'Angouleme to Bordeaux by Villain; a housing receipt for Versailles dated 1814; pieces of musical scores, one composed by Marie Saglioni, dated March 29, 1849; a nicely hand-colored engraving of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and a few laid-in steel engravings. In addition, there are three different printed poems tipped-in, one Souvenir de Roumare, Paris, Plon, 1866 a presentation copy, and two others. The tipped-in botanical samples are all annotated as to place and date of when they were collected, with the first in 1848 from the Grand Jardin, while later samples from the gardens of Maria-Therese in 1878. Minor rubbing to binding with edge wear, inner hinges starting, beautiful and well-preserved example of the finest Albums of the period.

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        Topographisches Lexicon oder General-Verzeichniss aller in den Österreichischen Staaten gelegenen Ortschaften. Zum Allgemeinen Gebrauche. Neue, nach den jüngsten politischen und postalischen Bestimmungen umgearbeitete, und mit den Ortsnamen der Königreiche Ungarn, Kroatien, Slavonien, Dalmatien, Venedig-Lombardie, des Grossfürstenthumes Siebenbürgen, des Herzogthumes Salzburg, und Istriens vermehrte Auflage. Mit einer Übersichtskarte des Kaiserreiches. / Dizionario topografico postale etc. 3 Bde. [= kplt.].

      Quer-4. XXII(2), 506(2) S. 2 Bll. (Titelei), 605(3) S u. 2 Bll. (Titelei), 680(2) S. Mit 1 gef. Taf. und 2 Karten (dav. 1 in 4 gef. Bll., diese ?geographisch gesetzt v. F. Rumpold? u. bei Pichler?s Witwe in Wien gedr.). Pappbde. der Zeit m. Deckelbezügen aus braunem Kleisterpapier und goldgepr. Titel auf mont., rotem Rüschi. Einbde. an den Kanten etw. berieben u. an den Kapitalen leicht lädiert, Ecken bestoßen, die ersten Bll. von 2 Bänden mit Quetschfalten, sehr vereinz. fingerfl., insges. im Text sehr sauberer u. guter Erh.zustand. ÖBL VIII, 389. In Lieferungen erschienene Überarbeitung des 1792 erschienenen Ortsverzeichnisses von Franz Landschau (Ortschaften der kaiser. königlichen deutschen Erbländer zur postämtlichen Briefbestellung?). Titel und Überschriften, aber nicht das komplette Werk zweisprachig (dt. / ital.). Umfasst: Bd.1: A-E / Bd.2: F-M / Bd.3: N-Z. - Mit: ?Übersichts-Karte der Poststrasssen und Eisenbahnen in dem Kaiserthume Oesterreich und in den angrenzenden Staaten etc.? (51 x 41 cm) / ?Die Beförderungs-Anstalten für Reisende, Geld, Waaren, etc. oder: Lauf der Eil- und Fahrposten zwischen Wien und den Provinzen? (49 x 41 cm) und in 4 gef. Blättern ?Erste typographische Karte. General-Postkarte des Kaiserthumes Oesterreich und der nächsten Grenzländer, mit Ergänzungen der übrigen Staaten in Europa?(je Bl. 51 x 42 cm). ? Der aus Ungarn stammende Geograph, Kartograph und Topograph Franz Raffelsperger (1793-1861) gilt als einer der Bahnbrecher des typographischen Landkartendruckes. Nach seinem Studium in Wien und umfangreichen Reisen durch die Länder des österreichischen Kaiserstaates war R. 1824-1840 Beamter der k. k. Post in Wien und bemühte sich um Verbesserungen im Reisepostwesen der Monarchie. Er verfasste zahlreiche literarische und kartographische Arbeiten über die europäischen Länder. Seit 1835 beschäftigte er sich mit dem typographischen Landkartendruck, wobei er zunächst die Druckerei Anton Pichlers Witwe nutzte. 1837 erhielt er ein Privileg auf die Herstellung von Landkarten im Typendruck und 1843 gründete er die ?K. k. außerordentlich ausschließlich privilegierte typogr.-geograph. Kunstanstalt? in der Leopoldstadt. (vgl. dazu ÖBL VIII, 389 u. Wurzbach XXIV, 225 f.).

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