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        Guter Rath an die Völker Europens bei der Nothwendigkeit, die Regierungsgrundsätze überall zu verändern. (Aus dem Englischen übers. von Johann Anton Fahrenkrüger). 2 Bl., 132 S. Marmor. Pappbd.

      London (Hamburg, Gundermann), 1792. - Außerordentlich seltene erste (einzige?) deutsche Ausgabe von 'Advice to the Privileged Orders'. Der amerikanische Dichter, Diplomat und Politiker Joel Barlow (1754-1812) wurde bekannt durch sein Gedicht gegen Sklaverei und die Heldenparodie 'The hasty pudding'; er unterstützte Thomas Paine bei der Veröffenlichung seines 'Age of Reason', als dieser im Gefängnis saß. In diesem Werk unterstützt er die gleichen Ideale wie Paine. "Im Gedankenreichthum, Zusammenhang und Styl steht dieser Schriftsteller sehr weit über Paine, und sein Werk behauptet allerdings einen ansehnlichen Rang unter den Revolutionsschriften In der Ausdehnung und Tollkühnheit der Zerstöhrungsplane, in der Dreistigkeit der Prophezeyhungen, in der fabelhaften Extravaganz der Verbesserungsideen hat es das stärkste was Paine liefern konnte, erreicht, wo nicht übertroffen" lobt Gentz (in: Burke, Betrachtungen über die Französische Revolution, Bd 2, S. 347). Es folgt natürlich die Kritik: "So wie die Stifter dieser Revolution die meisterhaftesten Zerstöhrer, aber die schlechtesten Baumeister waren, die es je gegeben hat, so sind ihre besten Lobredner trefliche Tadler des gegenwärtigen Zustandes der Dinge, aber sehr unbrauchbare Rathgeber, wenn es darauf ankömmt – einen bessern zu finden" (a.a.O. S. 346). 1795 erschien ein zweiter Band. Laut KVK nur in wenigen deutschen Bibliotheken vorhanden, meist nur der vorliegende Band, der keine Bandbezeichnung trägt. Seit 1950 nicht im JAP. – Titel mit altem Stempel, sonst gut. – Price/Price, Humaniora 15. H./B. III 10646 (Verf. irrig Barrow).

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        Tabulae motuum Solis, novae et correctae ex theoria gravitatis et observationibus recentissimus erutae. Quibus accedit Fixarum praecipuarum catalogus novus ex observationibus astronomicis annis 1787. 1788. 1789. 1790. in specula astronomicis Gothana habitis. Editae auspiciis et sumtibus Serenissimi Ducis Saxo-Gothani. EA.

      Gotha, In Kommission bei Karl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1792. - 4 Bll., 195, CCL S. Frontispiz (2 Ansichten und 1 Grundriss der Sternwarte in Gotha) nur in Kopie vorhanden. 4°, moderner HLeinenband mit Kleisterpapierbezug, ohne Rückentitel. Einband gering berieben, bestoßen und beschabt; gering stockfleckig und vereinzelt gering fingerfleckig; Frontispiz bzw. die Kopie des Frontispizes etwas angestaubt; Stempel auf dem Titel (schwacher Abklatsch auf dem Frontispiz); die letzten 5 Bll. leicht wasserfleckig. Franz Xaver Freiherr von Zach (1754-1832); österreichischer Ingenieur, Astronom und Mathematiker; einer der bedeutendsten Astronomen seiner Zeit; von 1787 bis 1806 Direktor der Sternwarte auf dem Seeberg bei Gotha. Poggendorff II, 1388. LA

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

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

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        Travels Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, The Cherokee Country, The Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy

      Reprinted for J. Johnson, London 1792 - 8vo. [1], xxiv, 520pp., [11]pp index, direction to binders page, [1]. Frontispiece engraving of Mico Chlucco. Illustrated with 7 plates (one folding) and one folding map. Marbled leather boards bordered in gilt. Darkened spine has gilt lines with black leather title label on spine. Restored. Outer joints and inner hinges repaired. (Boards were probably detached at one point). Leather on spine stabilized. Original end sheets with the armorial book plate of James Brodie of Brodie, Esq. (a Scottish politician and Botanist 1744-1824) on front paste down. Interior contents in fine condition. First U.K. edition after the Philadelphia 1791 first edition. Bartram's classic account of southern natural history, native Americans and exploration in the southeastern states during the American Revolution period. Howes B 223; Field 94; Sabin 3870; Clark I 197; De Renne Vol. 1 p. 254. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kaarte en aftekening van het rivier vak beneeden het Tienhovense Veer met de aanleggende krib, en rijswerken. [Netherlands], August 1792. Manuscript map in pen, ink and colour washes on paper (52.5 x 73.5 cm), with a compass rose (north below right), the names of the regions, and a scale (100 Stichtse roeden = 184 mm, giving a scale of about 1:2000) below left.

      Large manuscript map of part of the Lek River, near the village of Tienhoven. The map was surveyed and drawn by Dirk van Hattum, the official surveyor of the water board of the Lekdijk Benedendams. In his map Van Hattum suggests the construction of a hydraulic works to improve the navigability of part of the river and simultaneously protect an elementary river groyne downstream. Besides the extent, nature and ownership of the lands, including the remains of former floodgates, much attention is given to the location, structure and improvement of the levee.With some small tears along old folds and along the edges, and some minor soiling, but still generally in good condition.

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        Delle antichita' longobarco milanesi illustrate con dissertazioni dai monaci della congregazione cisterciese di Lombardia. Volume Primo ( - quarto)

      Nell'Imperial Monistero di S. Ambrogio Maggiore 1792-93 4 voll. in 4, pp. XII + 364; VIII + 408; XII + 424; XII + 408 con 6 tavv. f. t. inc. all'acquaf. e ripiegate, 1 tabella ripiegata e 6 grandi en tete n. t. inc. all'acquaf. Bordi intonsi, danno anticamente riparato all'ultima c. del secondo vol. M. pg. con tassello al d. e fr. ITA

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM THOMAS JEFFERSON TO JEAN ANTOINE GAUTIER, RELATING JEFFERSON'S INTENSE DISTASTE FOR FEDERALIST POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, HIS FAITH IN THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION, AND HIS SUPPORT OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION]

      Philadelphia, 1792. Old folds. A bit of wear at edges and fold cross- sections. Very good. A very forceful, interesting, and remarkably candid letter from Thomas Jefferson revealing his intense distaste for Federalist policies and political sympathies, and illustrating the growing rift in the administration between Jefferson and Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton. Jefferson also relates his support for the American Constitution and his hope for the success of the French Revolution. This letter was written to a French friend of Jefferson in Paris named Jean Antoine Gautier. Jefferson writes from Philadelphia, where he was serving as George Washington's Secretary of State, at a time when he was becoming more critical and distrustful of Alexander Hamilton's policies. Just two weeks earlier, on May 23, Jefferson had written Washington a long letter criticizing Hamilton's policies and political philosophy. In that letter Jefferson condemns Hamilton's plan for increasing the federal debt, arguing that it would lead to a heavy tax burden, a reliance on bank bills, a corrupt legislature, and sectional strife. Even more significantly, Jefferson argues that it would steer the American government toward a monarchical system on the British model, instead of the representative system enshrined in the Constitution. In the present letter to his French friend, Jefferson continues his condemnation of Hamilton, and what he considered to be the pro-British, pro-monarchical, anti- republican forces in the American government. Most forcefully he writes that "there are heads among us itching for crowns, coronets, and mitres. But I hope we shall sooner cut them off than gratify their itching." Jefferson's phrase is even more ringing and bold when one considers that the French revolutionary government had just a few months earlier adopted the guillotine as the official instrument of executing political enemies. Jefferson then moves to a defense of the American constitution, writing that "our constitution is a wise one, and I hope we shall be able to adhere to it." Earlier in the letter, in encouraging Gautier and the young lawmakers of the French Legislative Assembly, Jefferson writes that he "wish[es] them all possible success, and I hope they will issue in a free & a good government. If your first assay is unsuccessful as ours was, make a second as we did. When you have got what is good, hold it fast as we do." In the first paragraph in the letter Jefferson asks Gautier to help him procure a watch from famed French watchmaker Romilly. The watch was for Jefferson's friend and political ally, William B. Giles, and was to be the same as a Romilly watch Gautier had helped acquire for Jefferson. Jefferson requests of Gautier: "be so good as to get M. Romilly to make exactly such another watch as he made for me before, only adding a second hand on the eccentric plan, because this will not require a single additional wheel." Jefferson then instructs Gautier to draw on his account with the London banking firm of Donald & Burton to pay for the watch. He further asks Gautier to send the watch to Thomas Pinckney, American Minister Plenipotentiary in London, who would then send it on to Jefferson, thereby helping Jefferson avoid paying English duties. The cost of the watch for Giles would ultimately come to £37-10. This is the copy of the letter received by Gautier. The text as recorded in THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON is taken from Jefferson's retained copy, now at the Library of Congress. That copy appears to have significant loss of text, as the transcription in the printed Jefferson PAPERS notes missing words and phrases, and hypothesizes an "estimated one or two pages missing." In fact, thanks to the present copy of Jefferson's letter, we now have the complete text, and know that only a few lines are missing from the copy at the Library of Congress. A fine Jefferson letter, pithily encapsulating his political philosophy and vibrantly illustrating the growing rift between Federalists and Republicans, a schism that would lead Jefferson to inform Washington that he planned to resign as Secretary of State a little more than a year after he wrote this letter.

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        LE FÉDÉRALISTE, OU COLLECTION DE QUELQUES ÉCRITS EN FAVEUR DE LA CONSTITUTION PROPOSÉE AUX ÉTATS-UNIS DE L'AMÉRIQUE, PAR LA CONVENTION CONVOQUÉE EN 1787

      Paris, 1792. Half title in each volume. Contemporary French speckled calf, spines gilt, gilt morocco labels. A few instances of neat, contemporary ink marginalia. Light staining in upper margin of second half of first volume. Overall, a very handsome set, in lovely original condition. First French edition, variant issue, of this classic of American political theory. This is also the first edition to identify the otherwise anonymous authors, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. Another French edition, with a long introduction by M. Trudaine de la Sablière, the French translator, was also published by Buisson in 1792, and its omission explains the pagination in the present item. The present variant retains the original titlepage, with John Jay's name misspelled as "Gay," and uses the same sheets from the other 1792 printing. This French translation was the first to appear after the original first printing of 1788, in accord with the definite sympathies which existed between the two countries.

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        REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE SUBJECT OF MANUFACTURES. PRESENTED TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, DECEMBER 5, 1791

      Dublin, 1792. Modern three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Slight age toning and soiling. Final leaf with some soiling and wear, minutely affecting text. Overall, very good. The scarce Dublin edition, and second edition overall, which preceded the London edition by one year, of "one of the great American state papers, 'the Magna Carta of industrial America'" (Howes). In this report Hamilton first set down in a formal way the economic principles by which he expected to see the new nation expand its manufacturing base. He compiled his report with the objective of encouraging American industry to compete with European imports and free the country from its dependence on foreign goods. "As the successive reports of the Secretary were studied, the scale of his ideas gradually became evident. He was not merely planning a fiscal system, but doing it in such a way as to strengthen the central government and develop the resources of the country, to stimulate trade and capitalistic enterprises, and to bring about a more symmetrical balance between agriculture and industry" - DAB. Hamilton's report can now be seen as the genesis of American manufacturing might. At the time, it was the only one of his major reports which failed to get a favorable reception from the House of Representatives, to whom it was submitted. Thomas Atwood Digges was responsible for publishing this edition. Digges wrote to Hamilton on April 6, 1792: "It was with much pleasure & attention I very lately read Your Report to Congress on the Subject of Manufactures, which I found published in the New York Papers in Numbers compleated to the end. In this quarter American Books are very rarely to be met, & when sent as presents, little read & not attended to. This induc'd me to take the liberty with your book of having it republishd at my Expence 1000 Copys price 1/ - by Byrne Book sellers in Dublin in order to distribute it with ease, & for disseminating its information among many Manufactoring Societys here as well as in England, (where I will take 3 or 400 Copys in a few days) and by so getting it read, induce artists to move towards a Country so likely to very soon give them ample employ & domestic ease." Digges was an interesting character and active American patriot during and after the Revolution, though there is some conjecture that Digges was a double agent acting for the British during this time. He was the scion of a prominent Maryland family, but also a kleptomaniac and a generally dishonest figure whose vehement detractors included Benjamin Franklin, who had good reason to believe that Digges had embezzled funds intended for American prisoners in England. In fact, it seems that almost everyone distrusted Digges except his neighbor across the Potomac, George Washington, who defended Digges as a patriot who "has not only been friendly, but I might add zealous" in his efforts for the American side during the Revolution. In any case, Digges was engaged in industrial piracy and espionage for the Americans in Ireland when Hamilton's report came to prominence, and he reprinted the famous Hamilton tract to encourage artisans to emigrate to the United States to further enhance the American economy. This edition ends with a brief "Note from the Editor" describing the incorporation of the National Manufacturing Society near Newark. This report was first printed in a folio format in Philadelphia in 1791.

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        Voyage Dans L'Interieur De La Chine, Et En Tartarie,.

      "Fait Dans Les Annees 1792, 1793 et 1794, Par Lord Macartney, Ambassadeur du Roi d'Angleterre aupres de L'Empereur de la Chine; Redige sur les Papiers de Lord Macartney, sur ceux du Comodore Erasme Gower, et des autres Personnes attachees a L'Ambassade; Par Sir George Staunton, de la Societe Royale de Londres, Secretaire de L'Ambassade d'Angleterre et Ministre plenipotentaire aupres de L'Empereur de la Chine: Traduit de L'Anglais, avec des Notes, Par J. Castera. Roisime Edition. COLLECTION DE PLANCHES ET CARTES.Paris, Chez F.Buisson.1804. 1 voll. (29.5 x 21 cm)".

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        The Art of Angling; or Compleat Fly-Fisher. [BOUND WITH] The North-Country Angler. A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling. The Angler's Pocket -Book; or, Compete English Angler:To which is Prefixed Nobbs's Art of Trolling. 4 works in one volume

      Swinney and Walker [and others], Birmingham 1792 - 87pp; 108pp;108pp;ix,118pp+ 2pp adverts. Three engraved plates. The Art of Angling by Charles Bowlker, is prefaced by three other contemporaneous fishing works as follows: 1. 'The North-Country Angler; or The Art of Angling: As Practiced in the Northern Counties of England. 3rd Edition, Leeds, printed by Thomas Gill for John Smith, dated 1800; 26 chapters, 87pp. With frontispiece engraving. 2. 'A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling'. n.d. in 2 parts comprising 108pp, with frontispiece engraving. The title page and first contents page do not appear to have been bound in. The first part comprises six chapters. The second part [comprising 5 chapters] commencing at page 57 is entitled 'The Compleat Fly-Fisher or, Every Man His Own Fly-Maker in which the best Methods, Rules and Hints are carefully laid down and properly digested'. by Thomas Best, Gent. Late of his Majesty's Drawing Room in the Tower. No date, or publisher shown. 3. 'The Angler's Pocket-Book; or complete English Angler: Containing every thing necessary in that Art. To which is prefixed Nobb's Celebrated Treatise on the Art of Trolling'. Norwich. Printed by J. Payne for Messrs West and Hughes. 108pp. n.d. This is in two parts: 'The English Art of Angling' [26pp.] and 'The Compleat Troller; or The Art of Trolling: with Descriptions of all the Utensils, Instruments, Tackle and Materials requisite for a Gentleman Troller; and Directions how to use them. As Also a Brief Account of Most of the Principal Rivers in England', by Robert Nobbs Esq. A.M. [82pp.] 4. The Art of Angling by Charles Bowlker; or Compleat Fly Fisher. published by Swinney and Walker, Birmingham, 1792. [118pp.] Frontispiece engraving. Language: eng G: in Good condition. Contents recased in old vellum binding. Details of previous owners on eps and on several title pages of individual works and on lower edge. Some ink scribble on a blank page. Minor loss on corner of fep and on lower gutter of engraved frontispiece with minimal impact. Contents bright

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        Histoire de Gérard de Nevers et de la belle Euriant sa mie

      Paris: De l'imprimerie de Didot Jeune, 1792. Fine. De l'imprimerie de Didot Jeune, Paris 1792, in-18 (8,5x13,5cm), (4) 247pp., relié. - New illustrated edition of 3 boards (4) of Moreau. Contemporary binding in full red morocco. Smooth spine tooled with fillets, friezes and gilded florets. Golden Roulette coaching boards. Gilt rolls on the cuts and caps. All edges gilt. Back a little past, otherwise very nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition illustrée de 3 planches (sur 4) de Moreau. Jolie édition des presses de Didot imprimée sur velin. Reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge. Dos lisse orné de filets, frises et fleurons dorés. Roulette dorée en encadrement des plats. Roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes. Toutes tranches dorées. Dos un peu passé, sinon Bel exemplaire. l'Histoire de Gérard de Nevers fut rédigé vers la moitié du XVe siècle, et constitue la réécriture en prose en milieu bourguignon du Roman de la Violette de Gerbert de Montreuil (1227-1229). Le comte de Tressan, qui s'était fait une spécialité dans l'exhumation de manuscrit médiévaux, et dans l'édition de romans du Moyen Âge, a adapté lui-même et modernisé cette version. Elle eut pour effet, comme d'autres oeuvres littéraires éditées par Tressan, à une reconsidération de la littérature médiévale, et à un intérêt nouveau pour le Moyen Âge.  

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        Itinéraire de Genève, Lausanne et Chamouni. Nouvelle Édition revue, corrigée et augmentée de la forme de Gouvernement arrêtée le 14 novembre.

      Genève, J.E. Didier, 1792, - pt. in-8°, 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre) + 380 p., non rogné, ex-libris ms. ?J?appartiens à Mr. Ro. de Dresde?, cartonnage original d?attente. Pièce de titre imprimée au dos. Bel exemplaire. Deuxième édition parue une année après la première. Rare et recherchée. Célèbre description de la dernière tentative de Bourrit d'escalader le Mont Blanc. Il était en companie de Camper et de Woodley, qui devait par la suite devenir gouverneur du New South Wales (Australie). Woodley atteignit seul le sommet. It seems that the first edition of 1791 with 374 p. was published initially without the ?Table? (p. 375-380 in the second edition of one year later). Both editions are very scarce. Fine copy in orig. gray publishers boards, printed title-label on spine, entirely untrimmed. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. DHBS II/278; De Beer, Travellers, page 82; Perret 0663; Meckly 030; Rean - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Essay, Philosophical and Medical Concerning Modern Clothing

      Rochester: Printed by W. Gillman, 1792. First and only edition, x, [4], 114pp., with a half-title, and with a leaf of contents and an errata leaf bound after the preface, old library stamp to title-page, orig. boards, rebacked, uncut. Walter Vaughan, M. D., was born in 1766, at Frome, in Somerset, and was the son of Walter Hamilton Vaughan, M.D., a much respected physician in that town. After receiving his preliminary education under a relative of his mother, he commenced his education at Winchester, by way of an apprenticeship to a surgeon; after which he entered at the united Borough hospitals. He then proceeded to Leyden, where he graduated doctor of medicine 18th July, 1786. After travelling for some time on the continent he returned to London where he was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 1st October, 1792. Dr. Vaughan then settled at Rochester, where he continued until his death in 1828. Here Vaughan advocates woollen fabrics 'the most natural the most wholesome' over silks, and gives his concerns over modern clothing and the effects of heat and cold. He considered women's cotton and silken stockings caused 'cancer, inflammation, and even abortion' and proposed that stocking be made with toes. Not in Goldsmiths'-Kress.

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        Maured Allatafet Jemaleddini Filii Togri-Bardii, seu rerum Aegyptiacarum annales, ab anno Christi 971, usque ad annum 1453.

      London, Cambridge, and Oxford, B. White & Sons, J. & J. Merrill, J. Fletcher & J. Cooke, 1792. - 4to. (2), 132, VIII, 132, 55, (1) pp. Contemp. vellum. First edition of the annals of Egypt written by Jamaleddin Abul Mehassen. Original Arabic text followed by the Latin translation and Latin notes, each with separate pagination. - Occasional browning to text. An errata leaf follows the title page. Old library stamps of the Congregation of the Redemptorists, New York, and the Bibliotheca Mt. St. Alphonsus, Esopus, N.Y. - Rare. Schnurrer 184. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 25. Gay 2073. OCLC 165551800. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; An Almanack for the Year of our Lord, 1792 - 1798 [7 vols in 1]

      Printed for the company of stationers; and sold by Robert Horsfield 1792-1798 - , 7 consecutive years of the Gentleman's Diary, each with separate title page, includes tables, diagrams and mathematical diagrams throughout, title pages printed in red and black First Edition , boards rubbed, some cracks to joints but holding, small worm hole at front endpapers, title page of first year is slightly stained, otherwise the book is internally clean and in good condition , half brown calf with marbled paper sides, gilt bands on spine 16 x 10 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GAZETTE NATIONALE, OU LE MONITEUR UNIVERSEL.

      Paris, Rue des Poitevins, chez le citoyen Aubry, Directeur 1792 - COLLECTIF GAZETTE NATIONALE, OU LE MONITEUR UNIVERSEL. Paris, Rue des Poitevins, chez le citoyen Aubry, Directeur 1 volumes in-folio ( 45 x 30 cm), du n°223 (10 août 1792 - an I de la République) au n°366 (31 décembre 1792 - an I de la République), bien complet des feuillets de supplément pour les n°237 et 267. Le numéro 316 est entièrement en manuscrit soigneusement calligraphié à l'époque, au moment de la reliure. Soit 142 fascicules de 4 à 6 pages chacun (plus de 500 pages + feuillets de suppléments + manuscrit). Reliure de l'époque demi-parchemin de réemploi, titré à la plume au dos, plats de carton gris. Usures d'usage, ensemble solide. Intérieur en bon état, quelques déchirures sans gravité. Le papier est de qualité inégale, parfois blanc mais souvent gris et épais, ceci étant dû aux difficultés d'approvisionnement en papier durant cette période post-révolutionnaire. Panckoucke, l’éditeur de l’Encyclopédie méthodique publia tout d’abord La Gazette nationale dans le format in-folio et fut le premier éditeur d’un « papier-nouvelles à la manière anglaise ». La Gazette devait contenir les débats de l’Assemblée constituante, les événements de politique intérieure et extérieure, en transcrivant en entier les actes publics, diplômes, traités et autres documents authentiques. Dès le premier numéro, paru le 24 novembre 1789, les débats de l'Assemblée, comme les actes du pouvoir, furent retranscrits fidèlement et sans commentaires grâce à la sténographie. Il résulta de cette exactitude dans la publication des informations que le Moniteur universel reproduisit, dès l’origine, les faits accomplis avec le sens et les couleurs que lui donnaient les acteurs eux-mêmes, portés tour à tour au pouvoir ou à la tête de la majorité en fonction des différents régimes politiques. « Le Moniteur, dit Montlosier, a eu pour principe de se laisser emporter dans toutes les directions du mouvement révolutionnaire ; il a eu ainsi, selon qu’elles se sont succédé, les teintes monarchique, constitutionnelle, girondine, jacobine, impériale. » Cette diversité successive de tous et de couleurs fait précisément l’intérêt et la valeur du Moniteur comme répertoire historique. (source : Wikipédia) Ce journal est une source de documentation irremplaçable pour servir à l'histoire de la révolution française. BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Art of Angling; or Compleat Fly-Fisher. [BOUND WITH] The North-Country Angler. A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling. The Angler's Pocket -Book; or, Compete English Angler:To which is Prefixed Nobbs's Art of Trolling. 4 works in one volume

      Birmingham: Swinney and Walker [and others]. G: in Good condition. Contents recased in old vellum binding. Details of previous owners on eps and on several title pages of individual works and on lower edge. Some ink scribble on a blank page. Minor loss on corner of fep and on lower gutter of engraved frontispiece with minimal impact. Contents bright. 1792. Reprint. Vellum cover. 180mm x 100mm (7" x 4"). 87pp; 108pp;108pp;ix,118pp+ 2pp adverts. Three engraved plates. The Art of Angling by Charles Bowlker, is prefaced by three other contemporaneous fishing works as follows: 1. 'The North-Country Angler; or The Art of Angling: As Practiced in the Northern Counties of England. 3rd Edition, Leeds, printed by Thomas Gill for John Smith, dated 1800; 26 chapters, 87pp. With frontispiece engraving. 2. 'A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling'. n.d. in 2 parts comprising 108pp, with frontispiece engraving. The title page and first contents page do not appear to have been bound in. The first part comprises six chapters. The second part [comprising 5 chapters] commencing at page 57 is entitled 'The Compleat Fly-Fisher or, Every Man His Own Fly-Maker in which the best Methods, Rules and Hints are carefully laid down and properly digested'. by Thomas Best, Gent. Late of his Majesty's Drawing Room in the Tower. No date, or publisher shown. 3. 'The Angler's Pocket-Book; or complete English Angler: Containing every thing necessary in that Art. To which is prefixed Nobb's Celebrated Treatise on the Art of Trolling'. Norwich. Printed by J. Payne for Messrs West and Hughes. 108pp. n.d. This is in two parts: 'The English Art of Angling' [26pp.] and 'The Compleat Troller; or The Art of Trolling: with Descriptions of all the Utensils, Instruments, Tackle and Materials requisite for a Gentleman Troller; and Directions how to use them. As Also a Brief Account of Most of the Principal Rivers in England', by Robert Nobbs Esq. A.M. [82pp.] 4. The Art of Angling by Charles Bowlker; or Compleat Fly Fisher. published by Swinney and Walker, Birmingham, 1792. [118pp.] Frontispiece engraving. .

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        LES RUINES, OU MÉDITATION SUR LES RÉVOLUTIONS DES EMPIRES ... Nouvelle édition corrigée

      Paris: Chez {Desenne ... Volland ... Plassan ...} Libraries,. 1792. eighteenth-century full leather, spine richly tooled in gold, front and rear panels ruled in gold, black leather title piece, all edge speckled blue, marbled endpapers.. A bit of ghosting on title page from frontispiece, else a fine copy. overall of this important book. (#151224). Second edition, revised and corrected. 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. Negley, Utopian Literature 1144 and 1145 (citing, respectively, the French first edition of 1791 and an English edition of 1795). See Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 220 and Voyages in Space V667.

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        Allgemeine Litteratur der Musik [Subtitle]: oder Anleitung zur Kenntniss musikalischer Bücher, welche von den ältesten bis auf die neuesten Zeiten bey den Griechen, Römern und den meisten neuern europäischen Nationen sind geschrieben worden.

      Leipzig: Schwickertschen Verlage. 1792. Octavo. Quarter dark brown cloth with marbled boards. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [v]-xxiv, 540 pp. Binding slightly worn; spine stained; joints split. Uniform light browning and some very minor foxing; remnants of early blue wrapper to inner margins of title and final leaf; occasional mispagination. Quite a good copy overall. . First Edition. Scarce. Wolffheim I, 221. Hirsch IV, 1040. RISM BVI, p. 323. A German music historian, theorist and bibliographer, Forkel "is generally regarded as one of the founders of modern musicology... The Allgemeine Geschichte, the magnum opus of ForkelÂ’s historical studies, was the first German attempt at a comprehensive history of music... [It] set the standard for later bibliographies in terms of thoroughness and organization. It contains some 3000 entries, from antiquity to the late 18th century, with well-ordered comments on the content and quality of each source." George B. Stauffer in Grove Music Online.

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        Portraits Des Grands Hommes, Femmes Illustres, et Sujets Mémorables de France,

      [1792]. first edition. Eighty-Eight Superb Color Printed Portraits of The Heroes of FranceEach Followed by "The Picture of Their Most Glorious Deed"[SERGENT-MARCEAU, Antoine-François]. Portraits Des Grands Hommes, Femmes Illustres, et Sujets Mémorables de France, gravés et imprimée en couleurs. Dédiée Au Roi. Paris: Chez Blin, [c. 1792]. First Edition of a seminal work in the history of color printing.Large quarto (12 5/8 x 9 1/16 inches; 321 x 230 mm.). Engraved title-page in sepia, and 156 superb color-printed aquatints only (of 192), by Moret, Ridé and Mdme. De Cernel, after Sergent. Text engraved throughout. Small worm-track on lower inner margin of front board and free endpaper and just touching the sepia title. A few leaves with mainly marginal spotting or staining, otherwise a wonderful example with stimulating and vibrant coloring of the plates.Contemporary half maroon morocco over pink paper boards. Smooth spine decoratively ruled and stamped in gilt with "GG" monograms and gilt lettering in compartments. Bookplate of Joel Spitz on front paste-down. Housed in a later fleece-lined, red buckram slipcase. "This extraordinary work of colour printing, issued in Paris by Blin, included 192 aquatint plates and was published in 48 parts. It carried out a consistent scheme of oval portraiture with engraved description and arms below, followed by a notable episode from the life of that hero or heroine of France, and two columns of the half-page in engraved italic to describe the historical event. Thus it was a book of aquatint and engraving, with no type setting. Sergent, responsible for most of the work, had an active life - art, politics, exile, romantic suffering and marriage. He lived to be ninety-six, and in old age drew portraits of his wife to whom he had taught engraving. She helped him with a few plates in this work. It is, as colour-printing, an harmonious and excellent achievement. These were early days for colour in aquatint. England had not begun to attempt colour printing of this sort… [The work] showed absolute control and sophistication, using colour over colour in the manner of Debucourt, following Le Blon, and little or no hand-colouring. He began with a black plate, and assembled the colours upon it. The historical subjects tend to be militsry, but include such philosophical scenes as Fontenelle beside his telescope viewing the man in the moon, and an allegorical celebration - with the medallions of Franklin, Louis Seize and Washington - of American Independance."(Colin Franklin). "AntoineFrancois Sergent (1751-1847), who had studied engraving with Augustin de Saint-Aubin, began to concentrate his attention on engraving about 1786, with the first plates for this book. He did not allow his ardent and prolonged participation in the Revolution to interrupt the progress of his Portraits des grands hommes, although the abject flattery of Louis XVI with which it began came to seem more and more of an anomaly. The work eventually extended to forty-eight parts of four plates each. (This copy includes the first thirthy-three parts.) In his dedication to the King, Pierre Blin, the publisher, promised portraits of "all the heroes of France, with the picture of their most glorious deed." The pattern which Sergent followed was established in the first two engravings: a portrait of Louis XVI, and an allegorical plate after Duplessis-Bertaux entitled "Indépendance des États-Unis" (Independance of the United States), in which this historical development is represented as largely the work of France's ineffectual monarch. His likeness surmounts those of Franklin and "Waginston" on a monument with the inscription "L'Amérique et les mers, ô Louis! vous reconnaissen pour leur liberateu" (America and the seas, O Louis, recognize you as their liberator), while a young woman in Indian dress places her foot on the head of a spotted and compressed beast, pssibly intended to represent the British lion. The portraits in the series, most of them Sergent's own work, are uniformly attractive; those of more recent "heroes" may also be authentic." (Gordon N. Ray). Cohen-de Ricci, 951; Franklin, Catalogue of Early Colour Printing, p. 53; Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book 1700-1914, #86 (130 plates only); Matterlin 1976-78, p. 66.

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        État actuel de l?Empire Ottoman. Contenant des détails plus exacts que tous ceux qui ont parus jusqu?à présent sur la religion, le gouvernement, la milice, les m?urs & les amusemens des Turcs; avec une description particulièrede la cour & du sérail du grand Seigneur, ainsi que plusieurs anecdotes singulières & intéressantes. Par Elias Abesci, qui a résidé plusieurs années à Constantinople, attaché au service du grand Seigneur. Traduit de l?Anglois par M. Fontanelle. 1-2.

      - Paris, Lavillette, 1792. 8vo. xvi,+ 237; (4),+ 256 pp. Minor stain in margin and spotting. Well preserved mid 19th-century cloth, spine somewhat faded. Bookplate. Atabey 548. Weber II, 773. First French edition. The English original was published in 1784, and a German translation in 1785. Elias Habesci (a pseudonym?), born a Greek, probably a member of a Phanariote family. He served as a secretary to the Grand Vizier in Constantinople during the reign of Mustapha III, between 1757 and 1774. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Bestätigung mit U. (Fragment).

      O. O., 5. III. 1792. - Ca. 240 x 65 mm. Bestätigt des Erhalt von Gelehrtenjournalen, nämlich des "Esprit des Journaux" (02/1792), der "Deutschen Monatsschrift" (01/1792), des "Teutschen Merkur" (01/1792), der "Allgemeinen Literaturzeitung" (12/1791), der "Minerva" (02/1792, Nr. 2) sowie von Schlözers "Staatsanzeiger" (H. 65). Ausgeschnitten aus dem Kassabuch des Buchhändlers. - Der Wiener Jesuit und Schriftsteller Haschka (1749-1827) unterrichtete im Jesuitenkollegium Krems Grammatik und lebte seit der Aufhebung des Ordens 1773 in Wien als Privatsekretär bei Franz Sales von Greiner. Durch seine Freundschaft mit Michael Denis sicherte er sich als Initiator des (später von Karoline Greiner, verehel. Pichler weitergeführten) literarischen Salons im Hause Greiner eine führende Stellung im Wiener Literaturbetrieb. Haschka etablierte sich mit der von Joseph Haydn vertonten Volkshymne "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser" (1797) als offiziöser Dichter der Restaurationsära in Österreich. 1797 wurde er Kustos an der Wiener Universitätsbibliothek, 1798 Professor der Ästhetik am Theresianum.

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        VOORAFGAAND BERICHT, WEGENS EENE NEGOTIATIE, OP LANDEN IN AMERICA

      Amsterdam. 1792.. 37pp. Contemporary pink wrappers, stitched. Stitching loosening. Negligible soiling. Near fine. A rare pamphlet on European investment in the Federal-era United States. Pieter Stadnitski was one of several investors in the Holland Land Company syndicate, purchasing land in western New York State, and seeking to remarket it to settlers. Stadnitski also invested in the American federal debt, which Alexander Hamilton's reforms of 1790 had made into a reliable and secure investment. Not in Goldsmiths' catalogue, with fewer than ten locations noted in OCLC. KRESS B.2417.

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        A New Map of England & Wales, Drawn from several Surveys on the New Projection; Corrected from Astronomical Observations, and the Places marked where the Observat.ns were made. The Canals inserted in 1792 by J.Phillips.

      1792 - London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1280 x 1080mm. Minor repairs to binding folds. A wall map of England and Wales, with the roads and canals marked. The elaborate title cartouche represents: the country's wealth, with sheep, fish and a chest of coins; and military & naval superiority, with a solider, sailor and a clock, the essential navigational tool.

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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

      [Philadelphia: Pr. by Thomas Dobson Small 4to. iv, 5-57, [1], 69-70 pp.. 1792] According to the OPAC at the American Antiquarian Society, this is "An abridgment of the 70 p. Philadelphia edition (Evans 26583) printed by Dobson in September 1772 [i.e., 1792]. 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. As is the case with the 70 p. issue, the first 16 p. are the same sheets as appear in the original [Richmond, April 1792] edition (Evans 26580), and were probably printed in 1791. Evans, however, postulates that the first 16 p. were printed by Dobson in September 1792. He accounts for their presence in copies of the [Richmond] edition of 60 p. by suggesting that Asplund substituted the corrected Philadelphia sheets for the unsatisfactory sheets of the earlier edition. Cf. the prefaces to the 1794 and 1796 editions, with title: The universal register of the Baptist denomination." In addition to its exhaustive account of who's who and what's where, this lists both principles of belief and "Rules of Decorum"; the latter, e.g., forbid laughing and whispering when another member of the association is speaking in assembly. Between the "Rules of Decorum" and the Index, Asplund remarks on the un-Christian "inconsistency" of "Keeping our fellow-creatures in bondage, who have as good a right was we, both to civil and religions liberty — Not only so; but misusing them, concerning common blessings, which certainly is a violation of the rights of nature and inconsistent with a republican government. Uncut copy. In 20th-century black buckram binding. Ex-library with bookplate but no other markings.

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        LA MAGIE BLANCHE DÉVOILÉE, OU EXPLICATION DES TOURS SURPRENANS QUI FONT DEPUIS PEU L'ADMIRATION DE LA CAPITALE & DE LA PROVINCE. AVEC TOUS DES RÉFLEXIONS SUR LA BAGUETTE DIVINATOIRE, LES AUTOMATES JOUEURS D'ÉCHECS, &c. &c. . . . OUVRAGE ORNÉ DE 101 FIGURES. . . TOME PREMIER [bound with:] SUPPLÉMENT. . . CONTENANT L'EXPLICATION DE PLUSIEURS TOURS NOUVEAUX, JOUÉS DEPUIS PEU À LONDRES. AVEC DES ÉCLAIRCISSEMENS SUR LES ARTIFICES DES JOUEURS DE PROFESSION, LES CADRANS SYMPATHETIQUES, LE MOUVEMENT PERPÉTUEL, LES CHEVAUX SAVANS, LES POUPÉES PARLANTES, LES AUTOMATES DANSANS, LES VENTRILOQUES, LES SABOTS ÉLASTIQUES, &c. &c. . . . TOME SECOND [bound with:] TESTAMENT DE JEROME SHARP, PROFESSEUR DE PHYSIQUE AMUSANTE; OÙ L'ON TROUVE, PARMI PLUSIEURS TOURS DE SUBTILITÉ, QU'ON PEUT EXÉCUTER SANS AUCUNE DÉPENSE, DES PRÉCEPTES & DES EXEMPLES SUR L'ART DE FAIRE D

      Paris and Liège: J. F. Desoer, 1792. Hardcover. Near fine. 1792 (first two volumes), 1793 (third volume). Three volumes in one. viii,118;[iii]-viii,270,[4];262pp., all volumes containing in-text illustrations, plus engraved frontispieces in first two volumes and frontispiece containing musical notation in third volume. Half title. Volume II folding tables not present, as usual. In French. Contemporary French half calf and marbled boards, spine ruled and stamped in gilt, gilt leather labels, edges red. Small contemporary inscriptions in half title and p. 118 of first volume. Binding mildy worn, contents clean, near fine. Early collected edition of the first published exposés of stage magic, after the first editions of 1784-1786. Henri Decremps (1746-1825) was a French lawyer, diplomat, and student of physics, mathematics, and music, best known for his authorship of the present works. Decremps published MAGIE BLANCHE DÉVOILÉE ("White Magic Unveiled") in 1784 at the height of Joseph Pinetti's fame as a conjurer in Paris, exposing his physical and mathematical "experiments" as tricks. Pinetti, who billed himself as the "Roman Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy," was a pioneering and vastly successful performer who brilliantly recast older illusions on an elegantly appointed stage as scientific demonstrations. He suffered a significant intial setback from Decremps's publication but adapted, writing his own AMUSEMENS PHYSIQUES the same year, correcting several of Decremps's mistakes and shedding his own "philosophical" narrative. As Pinetti's career recovered, Decremps continued his exposé with periodic attacks, most significantly in the SUPPLÉMENT and TESTAMENT included here. Among the feats Decremps explains in MAGIE BLANCHE and the SUPPLEMENT are the automaton chess player, divining rod, self-performing organ, learned horse, gambling tricks, and ventriloquism. The third volume, written under the pseudonym "Jerome Sharp," features "tricks of subtlety which can be performed without expense," such as the "art of composing impromtu songs." Caillet 2861-2862 (other editions). Hall, OLD CONJURING BOOKS. . . (London, 1972), pp. 156-157, 174.

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        Guida ragionata per le antichità e per le curiosità naturali di Pozzuoli e de luoghi circonvicini

      Presso Onofrio Zambraia, Napoli 1792 - Legatura in percaline avorio con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Sotto il tassello la data dell edizione ms. Ds. un po scurito.Timbretti-sold della British School of Rome sul retro del piatto anteriore e sul retro del frontis. Nel complesso ottimo esemplare. rara edizione originale. Lozzi, 3835; Cicognara, 4314. 8vo (cm. 21,5), antiporta (raffigurante il ritratto di Maria Teresa d Austria) e frontis. incisi, VI- 152 pp. con 51 tavv. f.t. di cui 4 rip. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres galantes et littéraires de Mme de Palmareze

      Chez les marchands de nouveauté 1792 - 3 tomes en un volume in-12 (85 x 132 mm), 3 ff. n. ch., 248 pp. ; 1 f. n. ch., 184 pp. ; 3 ff. n. ch., 136 pp. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, t. II : p. 145 déchirure en marge supérieure droite avec légers manques au texte (reliure du XIXe siècle). Rare édition de ces pièces libertines. Cette édition est la troisième recensée par Pia de cet ouvrage publié la première fois vers 1789 sous le titre Folies de la jeunesse de sir S. Peters Talassa-Aitheï et imprimé seulement à 15 exemplaires. Le troisième feuillet de chaque volume annonce un tirage limité à cent exemplaires (60 sur papier ordinaire et 40 sur papier vélin). Ce recueil rassemble de nombreuses pièces en vers et en prose écrites par Mérard de Saint-Just : poèmes libres, interprétations libertines de cantiques et un panégyrique de Marie-Madeleine. Le deuxième volume contient la pièce intitulée L'Esprit des moeurs au XVIIIe siècle ou la petite maison. Cette pièce est très libre et ne manque pas de descriptions pornographiques. C'est dans ces "petites maisons" que possédaient des courtisanes que l'on jouait ces pièces libertines qui n'auraient pu être jouées sur des scènes publiques. Un nota bene précise : On observe aux personnes qui auront envie de représenter ce drame érotique, plus difficile à jouer qu'aucun autre, parce qu'il exige nécessairement d'excellents acteurs, et qu'on n'en trouve plus guère, on observe, dis-je, qu'à volonté on abrégera les conversations pour multiplier les faits. C'est surtout par l'action que vit la comédie. Simon Pierre Mérard de Saint-Just (Paris 1749-Paris 1812) quitta sa charge de maître d'hôtel du comte de Provence et employa sa fortune à publier, toujours à très petit nombre, un grand nombre d'ouvrages, la plupart licencieux, qui sont toujours très recherchés des bibliophiles. Bon exemplaire en reliure du XIXe siècle. Gay-Lemonnyer, Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs à l'amour, II, p. 158 ; Pia, Les Livres de l'Enfer, p. 285. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With strictures on Political and Moral Subjects

      Boston: Printed at Boston by Peter Edes for [Isaiah] Thomas and [Ebenezer T.] Andrews, 1792. Second American edition, same year as the first and second editions. It was also translated into French that year. 340 pp. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, red morocco label. Quite rubbed, edges worn, free endpapers removed, browning, some chipping and wear of edges, erasures on half-title. Leather-tipped brown cloth open end case. Second American edition, same year as the first and second editions. It was also translated into French that year. 340 pp. 8vo. Tallyrand's new system of national education was proposed to the French Assembly in 1791. In it only males would be educated. This inspired Wolstonecraft to write this work to show the need for the education of both sexes. Wollstonecraft's theory, as defined in a letter to Tallyrand, was "built on this simple principle that, if woman be not prepared by education to become the companion of man, she will stop the progress of knowledge, for truth must be common to all." Her work was "a rational plea for a rational basis to the relation between the sexes." (PMM) "She was the first to fuse experience, intellect, and emotion to attack the sexual basis of social and religious tratidion and to bring to issue to life as a philosophically based and practical reform to be incorporated forthwith in a specific society." (Sunstein, E. "A Different Face. The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft," p. 207) This Boston edition most likely appeared shortly after the Philadelphia edition printed in the same year; among the prominent American women"s rights activists known to have read and been influenced by the Vindication are Judith Sargent Murray, Abigail Adams, and (later) Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Human Rights. Women's Rights 1792 US. Windle, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, A5d; Colby Library Quarterly p. 256; Shipton and Mooney 25054, For the first edition: PMM 242; ESTC W2450

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        Diferencia entre lo Temporal y Eterno y Crisol de desengaños

      Barcelona, en la Imprenta de los Consortes Sierra y Martí, 1792. 4to.; 516 pp., más 6 hs. sin paginar para la «Invectiva contra el favorecido desahogo en favor de la desvalida modestia». Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época.

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        Gazette nationale ou Le Moniteur universel. 1. Juillet 1792 - 31. Decembre 1792, Nr. 183 - Nr. 366 (in einem Band). Quatrieme Annee de la Liberte / L'An premier de la Republique Francaise.

      Paris L'Imprimerie du Moniteur 1792 - O-Ganzledereinband der Zeit mit Titel, Jahreszahl u. floraler Verzierung in Golddruck auf Rücken, Ecken, Kapitale und Kanten stark beschabt, Lederfehlstelle auf hinterem Deckel, Rotschnitt, Zeitungstitelblatt, Seiten etw. angestaubt, Seite 759-1592, Seite 981/82 fehlt. Vorhanden sind das "Supplement a la Gazette Nationale" zu den Nummern 187, 194, 267, 274 und 321. Größe: 46 x 30 x 5,5 cm. Gewicht: 4,8 kg. Beiliegend: "L Aviseur National, servant de Supplement au Moniteur & au Mercure Francais." Nr. 4 vom 26.12.1792 und Nr. 7 vom 29.12.1792. Festes und ordentliches Exemplar! Die "Gazette nationale" oder "Le Moniteur universel" war die wichtigste Tageszeitung der Revolutionszeit und des Empire. Die meist aus zwei Blättern bestehenden Nummern berichten zuerst aus der Aussen- und Innenpolitik, behandeln dann die Sitzungen der Convention Nationale, oftmals mit vollständigem Abdruck der Reden, und schließen mit Besprechungen von neuerschienenen Büchern, Theater- und Musikkritiken, Anzeigen, Börsennachrichten und einer Übersicht der Theateraufführungen. Der vorliegende zweite Halbjahresband des Jahres 1792 oder des ersten Jahres der Republik (hier ab 24. September) ist besonders interessant durch die Berichte vom Einmarsch der Alliierten in die Champagne, der Erstürmung der Tuilerien, der Gefangennahme der königlichen Familie, den Septembermorden und der Ausarbeitung einer neuen Verfassung durch den Nationalkonvent. 0 gr.

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        Une année de la vie du chevalier de Faublas Six semaines de la vie du chev

      A Londres& se trouve|àParis: Chez Bailly, 1792. Fine. Chez Bailly, A Londres& se trouve àParis 1792, In-12 (9,5x17cm), viij, 111pp. ; 104pp. ; 124pp. et 117pp. ; (4) 139pp. et 152pp. ; 147pp. et 120pp. ; 132pp. et 125pp. ; 132pp. et (4) ; 131pp., 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés. - Third edition. Bound in full sheepskin blond rooted. Back smooth decorated with irons and two bee boxes to the grotesque, tail wheels. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. 6 corners bumped. Good set. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Troisième édition collective complète. Reliure en pleine basane blonde racinée. Dos lisse orné de fers à l'abeille et de deux caissons à la grotesque, roulettes en queue. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. 6 coins émoussés. Trois trous de vers en queue du tome 1. Bon ensemble, décoratif. Publié en trois parties de 1787 à 1790, La vie et les amours du chevalier de Faublas est un roman libertin (le dernier du XVIIIe siècle) contant les aventures amoureuses d'un jeune provincial installé à Paris avec son père et sa soeur. Le roman emprunte à plusieurs genres, celui de la littérature libertine avec Crébillon fils, celui de la comédie libertine avec Andréa de Nerciat, et celui du roman d'aventure ; on y distingue également une tendance à l'introspection héritée de Rousseau. On ne saurait toutefois oublier que l'oeuvre a été écrite pour dénoncer la corruption des moeurs d'avant la Révolution. Il est certain que l'ouvrage eut un beau succès et assura une fortune assez considérable à son auteur.

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        Delle antichità longobardico - milanesi illustrate con dissertazioni dai monaci della Congregazione Cistercense di Lombardia. Volume primo [ - quarto].

      nell'Imperial Monistero di S. Ambrogio Maggiore 1792-1793 4 volumi in - 4° grande (cm. 29,5), eleganti legature di poco successive in m. pergamena e angoli, nervi e filetti in oro ai dorsi, con titolo e decorazioni in oro sui tasselli; carte in ottimo stato e in barbe, con ampie testate in rame n.t. e 7 tavole illustrative in rame f.t. (di cui 6 ripiegate). Edizione originale di un'opera «assai stimata» [Lozzi 2595] e «piena di erudizione e dottrina» [Cicognara 3933] composta da 40 dissertazioni relative ai secoli di mezzo, frutto di faticosi studi su codici cistercensi inediti, specialmente di Chiaravalle e Sant'Ambrogio (qui trascritti e illustrati). La varietà degli argomenti comprende gli edifici di Milano, la coltivazione degli olivi in Lombardia, la struttura sociale dei Longobardi, le vicende monastiche, ecc.. Cfr. Predari 148; Hoepli 693. Esemplare superbo.

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        The American Apollo

      8vo. Boston: Belknap & Hall, 1792. 8vo. 38 issues of the weekly newspaper, The American Apollo. All 38 issued during 1792. Each copy separate, unbound and uncut. Housed in an elegant brown cloth clamshell box with glass cover and paper label on spine. Very good to fine. 18th century American newspapers. Volume I, Part II, Nos. 1--38. Volume I, Part I (not present here) contained the publications of the Massachusetts Historical Society. After that, it continued as The American Apollo which began publication in 1792. It was published weekly on Fridays, from January 6, 1792 through December 25, 1794. Its politics were of the Federal school, but neither ultra nor violent. Listed in COPAC and OCLC. Very rare as a collection in this condition. OCLC notes: ?A post-Revolutionary weekly octavo which presented coverage of both American and foreign current events and the U.S. Congress, as well as shipping news, vital statistics, poetry, and other miscellaneous material. Cf. American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900.?

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        LES NOUVELLES DE MARGUERITE, REINE DE NAVARRE (HEPTAMERON FRANCAIS)

      Chez la Nouvelle Societé Typographique 1792 MARGUERITE de Navarre. Berne, Chez la Nouvelle Societé Typographique, 1792. 3 volumi in - 8°, pieno marocchino verde doviziosamente decorato in oro al dorso e sui piani, merletto interno, taglio dorato. I: xlviii, 275 pp., con antiporta e 21 tavole incise in rame f.t.; II: 308 pp., con antiporta e 25 tavole incise in rame f.t.; III: 250, (2) pp. con antiporta e 27 tavole incise in rame f.t. I frontespizi sono incisi in caratteri calligrafici, numerose testate e finaletti adornano il testo. Bellissimo esemplare racchiuso in cofanetto. Rara variante dell' edizione del 1780 - 81. Cohen - Ricci, 680 - 82: L' édition de Berne, 1792, est à peu de chose près de meme prix... Ray, The art of the Franch illustrated book 1700 to 1914, pp. 115 - 16 (n° 66): Sigismund Freudeborg (1745 - 1801) and Balthazar - Antoine Dunker (1746 - 1801)... Though its two illustrators lived much in France, they were Swiss, and in effect this is à Swiss version of the sumptuous illustrated book of the later eighteenth century...

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        Eigenh. Widmungsblatt mit U. ("v. Kl.").

      O. O., 11. IX. 1792.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. (Wasserzeichen: Posthorn [Fragment], D & C Blauw).. Schönes Widmungsblatt für den Theologen und Geographen Anton Friedrich Büsching (1724-93), dem sie die von ihm subskribierte und soeben bei Dieterich in Berlin erschienene, selbst besorgte Ausgabe der Gedichte ihrer Mutter ("Gedichte von Anna Louisa Karschin geb. Dürbach. Nach der Dichterin Tode nebst ihrem Lebenslauff herausgegeben von ihrer Tochter C. L. v. Klenke geb. Karschin") übersendet: "An den Herrn Oberkonsistorialrath Büsching, bei Übersendung von meiner Mutter Gedichten. // Das Erste Buch davon versprach ich Dir, / Warum? weil Du, noch nicht genesen, / Es dennoch ehren willst, und lesen; / Darum empfängst Du es vor Fürsten heut von mir. / O, könnt' ich so wie dieses, Deinem Leben / Die Wirklichkeit von meinen Wünschen geben / Dann bliebst Du lange noch der Welt zum Nutzen hier." Darunter die Nachschrift: "Ew. Hochwürden verzeihen den schlechten Hefft, ich wollte nicht auf den Buchbinder warten und ließ es nur unter dem Vorwande daß ich eines zur Durchsicht brauche, heften, daher ist das Blättchen mit den Drukfehlern noch nicht eingebunden." - "[D]ie Tochter der Karschin [...] theilte alle die traurigen Schicksale ihrer Mutter bis an deren Tod, war aber auch Erbin ihres schönen Talentes geworden" (Damen Conversations Lexikon VI [1836], 152f.). - Am Seitenrand zwei Bezeichnungen der Schreiberin von etwas späterer Sammlerhand.

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        Eigenh. Bestätigung mit U. (Fragment).

      O. O., 5. III. 1792.. Ca. 240 x 65 mm.. Bestätigt des Erhalt von Gelehrtenjournalen, nämlich des "Esprit des Journaux" (02/1792), der "Deutschen Monatsschrift" (01/1792), des "Teutschen Merkur" (01/1792), der "Allgemeinen Literaturzeitung" (12/1791), der "Minerva" (02/1792, Nr. 2) sowie von Schlözers "Staatsanzeiger" (H. 65). Ausgeschnitten aus dem Kassabuch des Buchhändlers. - Der Wiener Jesuit und Schriftsteller Haschka (1749-1827) unterrichtete im Jesuitenkollegium Krems Grammatik und lebte seit der Aufhebung des Ordens 1773 in Wien als Privatsekretär bei Franz Sales von Greiner. Durch seine Freundschaft mit Michael Denis sicherte er sich als Initiator des (später von Karoline Greiner, verehel. Pichler weitergeführten) literarischen Salons im Hause Greiner eine führende Stellung im Wiener Literaturbetrieb. Haschka etablierte sich mit der von Joseph Haydn vertonten Volkshymne "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser" (1797) als offiziöser Dichter der Restaurationsära in Österreich. 1797 wurde er Kustos an der Wiener Universitätsbibliothek, 1798 Professor der Ästhetik am Theresianum.

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        Une année de la vie du chevalier de Faublas. Six semaines de la vie du chevalier de Faublas. La fin des amours du chevalier de Faublas.

      Chez Bailly 1792 - - Chez Bailly, A Londres& se trouve àParis 1792, In-12 (9,5x17cm), viij, 111pp. ; 104pp. ; 124pp. et 117pp. ; (4) 139pp. et 152pp. ; 147pp. et 120pp. ; 132pp. et 125pp. ; 132pp. et (4) ; 131pp., 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés. - Troisième édition collective complète. Reliure en pleine basane blonde racinée. Dos lisse orné de fers à l'abeille et de deux caissons à la grotesque, roulettes en queue. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. 6 coins émoussés. Trois trous de vers en queue du tome 1. Bon ensemble, décoratif. Publié en trois parties de 1787 à 1790, La vie et les amours du chevalier de Faublas est un roman libertin (le dernier du XVIIIe siècle) contant les aventures amoureuses d'un jeune provincial installé à Paris avec son père et sa soeur. Le roman emprunte à plusieurs genres, celui de la littérature libertine avec Crébillon fils, celui de la comédie libertine avec Andréa de Nerciat, et celui du roman d'aventure ; on y distingue également une tendance à l'introspection héritée de Rousseau. On ne saurait toutefois oublier que l'oeuvre a été écrite pour dénoncer la corruption des moeurs d'avant la Révolution. Il est certain que l'ouvrage eut un beau succès et assura une fortune assez considérable à son auteur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Third edition. Bound in full sheepskin blond rooted. Back smooth decorated with irons and two bee boxes to the grotesque, tail wheels. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. 6 corners bumped. Good set. viij, 111pp. ; 104pp. ; 124pp. et 117pp. ; (4) 139pp. et 152pp. ; 147pp. et 120pp. ; 132pp. et 125pp. ; 132pp. et (4) ; 131pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium in Quibus ex Ipsa Hominis

      1792. Wolff Summarizes His Classic Work on International Law Wolff, Christian, Frieherr von [1679-1754]. Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium in Quibus ex Ipsa Hominis Natura Continuo Nexu Omnes Obligationes et Jura Omnia Deducuntur. Venice: Apud Josephum Orlandelli, 1792. [xii], 460 pp. Signatures K and L (pp. 145-176) bound in reverse order. Octavo (7-1/4" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, speckled edges. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, small chip to head of spine. Moderate toning, occasional faint dampspotting, light foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. An attractive copy. * Later edition. To quote Quincy Wright, "Christian Wolff was perhaps the most influential writer on international law of the eighteenth century. His influence flowed not only from his reputation in other fields - mathematics, philosophy and theology - from the voluminousness of his writings, from the notoriety of his philosophical controversies, but also from the logic, completeness and definiteness of his treatise on international law, first published in 1749, as the ninth volume of his Jus Naturae et Gentium [1740-1749]. A major work on its jurisprudence and basis in the law of nature, it is an important document of Enlightenment-era legal theory and an undisputed classic in its field. As Wolff recognized, it is also a rather daunting work, which prompted him to produce the Institutiones, an introductory guide and summary of his larger work. A well-received work that was soon translated into French and German, it went though several editions. All are rather scarce, however. OCLC locates 1 copy of the 1792 Venice edition in North America (at Yale Law School). Wright, American Journal of International Law 29/3 (July 1935) 552-554. This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        RIGHTS OF MAN. PART THE SECOND. COMBINING PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICE

      Philadelphia: Printed by and for Messrs. Rice and Company..., 1792.. 120pp. Modern three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Scattered foxing.Very good. The first American printing of the second part of Paine's RIGHTS OF MAN. The NUC locates only two copies of this edition (NN, PPL). "On February 16, 1792 Paine published a second part to his RIGHTS OF MAN, dealing an even stronger blow for a change of government in England. While the first part of the RIGHTS OF MAN was relatively mild, due to the survival of royalty in the French Constitution, Part the Second fully developed his great political philosophy" - Gimbel. Howes lists several editions of 1792, but none printed in Philadelphia with this collation. EVANS 24653. GIMBEL 66 (ref). HOWES P32 (ref). NAIP w036436.

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        Vindication of the Rights of Woman

      First Boston edition (one of two American first editions)Boston: Peter Edes for Thomas and Andrews, 1792Email us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        Picturesque Views on the River Thames. LARGE PAPER COPY

      T & J Egerton, Whitehall 1792 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, Large Paper, with engraved pictorial titles, printed titles, 53 fine sepia aquatint plates, 21 woodcut illustrations in the text and 2 full - page maps, mild dust - soiling at blank margins, some offsetting from plates to facing pages; attractively bound in early twentieth century crushed brown half morocco, brown cloth boards, back with five raised bands tooled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered and numbered in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt, a bright, firm copy. With half - titles, and errata leaf at end of each volume. The aquatint titles and plates are engraved by C. Apostool after Ireland. LARGE PAPER COPIES ARE SCARCE. Abbey: Scenery 430; Anderson, p. 38; Upcott CXLIII.

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

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

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending An Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series Of His Epistolary Correspondence And Conversations With Many Eminent Persons; And Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published. The Whole Exhibiting A View Of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain, For Near Half A Century, During Which He Flourished. In Three Volumes (3 volumes)

      John Chambers; John Ershaw; Robert Rhames, Dublin 1792 - 536; 605; 573pp. Octavo [22 cm] Brown marbled leather with red and black gilt stamped leather title labels and double gilt ruled borders on the spines. The books are in fair and good only condition, with the front board of volume 1 detached, but present, and the text block of volume 2 completely split in two. The extremities are rubbed, there are cracks in the surface of the spines of volumes 2 and 3 that run from the head to the foot, and there are occasional cracks along the joints. There are thin losses from the leather at the ends of the spines, and the underlying boards are exposed at the corners of the covers. The title pages have a contemporary owner's name. There are sporadic cracks in the text blocks. An early printing of Boswell's famous biography, first published in 1791. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Accounts and Papers relating to Convicts on board the Hulks, and those transported to New South Wales. Ordered to be printed 10th and 26th March 1792

      London: [Government Printer], 1792. Pages a little browned at edges; otherwise a fine and large copy (edges untrimmed), in a good modern binding.. Foolscap folio, 109 pp., untrimmed and large; in dark calf, spine lettered in gilt between raised bands. One of the rarest of all First Fleet books: this was the last major publication relating to Phillip, a long and substantial parliamentary paper dating from March 1792. The collector Davidson called this work a "great rarity" and commented that a "great deal of information is not available elsewhere, and this is one of the most important of all the primary sources...".Endlessly interesting, this report prints all manner of material relating to New South Wales and transportation. The report begins with comment on the skyrocketing costs associated with the Thames hulks, including the government contracts with owners Duncan Campbell and James Bradley, details of the numbers of convicts and the work being done by them under supervision.The second major section of the book (pp. 17-28) prints letters from Phillip dated between 16 June and 29 August 1790. Excerpts from six of his letters are included, one to Nepean and the others to Grenville, on subjects such as the tragic loss of the Guardian, appealing for settlers, or discussing Norfolk Island. Phillip pays particular notice to the Hawkesbury, which will "offer some desirable situations". This section also includes a letter from Major Ross.Too much focus on Phillip, however, might distract from the great mass of other material included here, which gives a remarkably full overview of what was being planned in both Sydney and London. There are reports on conditions on board convict vessels Pitt, Kitty, Neptune, Scarborough, Surprize, and Atlantic, letters from surgeons, reports from agents, great epistles from senior government officials to Phillip and King (including one rather moving one from Dundas about the loss of the Guardian and how much that "unfortunate Disaster" must have affected the colony, a letter which also includes Dundas' barely restrained anger about conditions on board the Second Fleet), great lists of items requested by Phillip and now being sent (including almost 10,000 gallons of rum and 33,367 needles), a fascinating letter from King to Evan Nepean regarding the purchase of live stock at the Cape of Good Hope in July 1791 (including 62 sheep and 200 fruit trees), and much else besides. Of signal interest is the five-page "Remarks and Statement of the Proceedings of Donald Trail, Master of the Neptune, during his Passage to Port Jackson" (pp.73-77), one of the earliest major published narratives of life on board a convict vessel. The Neptune was one of the horror ships of the Second Fleet, and Trail's report certainly makes for grim reading, with reports of malignant fevers and numberless deaths: "The Convicts that died in Stoke's Bay", he writes at one point, "were always sunk with Ballast brought from the Shore, except One Day, when it blew too hard to send a Boat from the Ship, and then the Body was sunk with Coals."

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        Chart of the Coast Between Botany Bay and Broken Bay

      London: John Stockdale, 1792. A little toning and browning, folded to quarto size, now preserved as a flat sheet.. Engraved chart, 720 x 400 mm. Important early colonial map of the coastline of New South Wales, a direct result of searching for alternate settlement sites within easy sailing distance from Sydney Cove. John Hunter and William Bradley undertook surveys of Broken Bay and Botany Bay and the coastline that linked them; the result being this fine sounding chart of all three harbours. This map was originally published to accompany Hunter's great early settlement account titled An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island (1793).

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