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        PANTHEON Français : RAPPORT FAIT au DIRECTOIRE du DEPARTEMENT DE PARIS Sur les travaux entrepris , continués ou achevés au PANTHEON Français depuis le dernier compte , rendu le 17 NOVEMBRE 1792 , & sur l'état actuel du MONUMENT , le deuxieme jour du second mois de l'AN 2

      - Paris . Imprimé par ordre du DIRECTOIRE . Imp. de Ballard . Broché in-8 de IV + 80 pages . Etat des travaux au 23 Octobre 1793 ( 2 Brumaire An II ) . Exemplaire à tranches marbrées sous couverture d'attente . ( En provenance d'une reliure fictive à titres multiples ) . Tres bon état , non coupé en partie . De toute rareté . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Account of the Trial of Thomas Muir, Esq, Younger, of Huntershill, Before the High Court of Judiciary at Edinburgh, on the 30th and 31st days of August, 1793, for Sedition

      Edinburgh:: Printed by J. Robertson,. 1793.. Hardcover. Very good condition. Thomas Muir the Younger of Huntershill (1765 – 1799), was a Scottish political reformer and the first political prisoner transported to Australia. Muir was sentenced to 14 years transportation for the the crime of sedition; for campaigning for parliamentary reform and for distributing copies of Thomas Paine's 'The Rights of Man'. His trial became one of the great sensations of the day; he was one of the group known as the 'Scottish Martyrs', who were sentenced in Scotland in 1793-4. 8vo, frontispiece, 180pp. Quarter dark brown calf and tan cloth. Title in gilt at spine. Cloth covers a bit dusty, calf at top of spine a bit worn, slighlty loose. OCLC: 3119131

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        Extracts from Colonel Tempelhoffe's History of the Seven Years War:

      London, T. Cadell, , 1793. His Remarks on General Lloyd: On the Subsistence of Armies; and on the March of Convoys. Also a Treatise on Winter Posts. To which is added a Narrative of Events at St. Lucie and Gibraltar, and of John Duke of Marlborough's March to the Danube, with the Causes and Consequences of that Measure. 2 volumes, octavo. (218 × 133mm). Contemporary speckled calf, slightly rubbed overall, joints repaired, new labels. 5 folding maps and plans, dispositions in colour to the large folding map of St. Lucia at the rear, tables and Orders of Battle to the text. Light browning, but overall a very good set if a little externally worn. First edition. Tempelhoff was amongst the military thinkers of the Aufklärung who sought a theory of war based on the close study of modern experience rather than "gleaning military science from the histories of ancient Greece and Rome". Tempelhoff's "Prussian counter-history" to Lloyd's Austrian-biased account, "whilst taking issue with Lloyd's interpretation of the war … shared his fundamental outlook on military theory and also accepted his reasoning concerning the line of operations" (Gat, The Origins of Military Thought, p.76). Extracts from Tempelhoff's text are augmented with a translation of Lindenau's Ãœber Winterpostirungen and Lindsay's own observations on St. Lucia and Gibraltar. Lindsay, who served with the 46th regiment in America and the West Indies, died lieutenant-colonel of his regiment in Grenada.

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        Vite de’ pittori scultori e architetti bergamaschi scritte dal conte cavalier Francesco Maria Tassi.: Opera postuma.

      Dalla stamperia Locatelli, In Bergamo. 1793 - In antiporta al vol. 1 ritratto calcogr. dell’A. "Conte Cavalier Francesco De Tassis" sottoscritto "Petrus Roncali delineavit Bergomi. Mantelli sculp.". La migliore opera antica sui pittori bergamaschi e ancora oggi fonte di storia dell’arte assai consultata. Francesco Maria Tassi fu poeta d’occasione, amico di pittori valenti tra cui Vittore Ghislandi, detto Fra’ Galgario (Bergamo 1655-1743); collezionista e conoscitore d’arte, scrisse quest’opera dopo un lungo lavoro di ricerca a Bergamo e provincia, condotto in collaborazione con l’amico Giacomo Carrara (fondatore dell’omonima Accademia)." "Schlosser p. 532: ""Grande e pregevole raccolta"". Cicognara 2375. Formato: 2 v. (XXVIII, 252 p., 1 c. di tav.; 240, [2] p.), 4°(25 cm), m.p, con dorso a cinque nervi e tassell in pelle rossa coi titoli oro, piatti in carta francese marmorizzata, tagli spruzzati. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1750.00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Sermons on Various and Important Subjects, In Practical Divinity, Adapted to the Plainest Capacities, and Suited to the Family Closet (3 Volumes)

      Johnston & Justice, Philadelphia - London 1793 - Rev. Devereux Jarratt, Rector of Bath in the State of Virginia, was ordained in England, returned to the U.S. and was received into Bath Parish in 1763. Later he was considered one of the "Great Awakening" preachers. Vol. 1 begins with a sermon preached before the Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia at Richmond, May 3, 1792, entitled "Ministerial Fidelity and Perseverance," a sermon reprinted at least twice besides this inclusion. Vol. 3 lists in Mr. Perkins' hand the titles and texts of the sermons included in that vol. A total of 30 sermons are included. 298 pp, 315 pp, 321 pp. 16 mo. Brown leather-covered books have six raised gilt bands on spines, title in gilt on red leather block, and vol. nos. in black circle. All three are in very good condition. Bottoms a little shelf-worn, corners bumped on first two vols., top of spine chipped on vol.2. Interiors also very good. All three have signature in ink of George Perkins on flyleaf or half title page. Interiors foxed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden displayed: in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours...

      London, S. Couchman, 1793-1814. 40 volumes, bound in 20. 8vo (235 x 140mm). With 1684 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform red half morocco, richly gilt spines, marbled sides. An attractive uniformly bound set of the early years of this famous and beautifully illustrated magazine. The magazine has continued publication almost without interruption to the present day and has become a national institute of which Englishmen may justly be proud. It should be noted that the colouring of the earlier volumes, as offered above, is far superior to the later ones. "It is, indeed, the oldest current scientific periodical of its kind with coloured illustrations in the world, and in the beauty of production and high standard of its contributions it can claim a unique place" (Henry II, p. 302). Title pages to volumes 6 to 10 have been discarded by the binder, who got confused as there are 2 volumes, each with a title-page, bound in one. Added to the set the Index to vols. 1-53. The first 5 volumes are in a slightly later (identical) issue as the edition of the first 5 volumes was too low and quickly sold out. William Curtis (1746-1799) was a famous English botanist and is best known for his splendid 'Flora Londinensis' and 'The Botanical magazine'. The noted natural history illustrators, James Sowerby and Sydenham Edwards both found a start with the eminent magazine. The genus Curtisia is named in his honour.//Stafleu & Cowan 1290; Nissen BBI, 2350.

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        A Letter to Erasmus Darwin, M.D. on A New Method of Treating Pulmonary Consumption, and Some Other Diseases Hitherto Found Incurable

      Bristol: Printed by Bulgin and Rosser, Broad Street and sold by J Murrary and others. Cover soiled with corner creasing. Some light scattered browning and dust soiling to page edges otherwise contents bright. 1793. First Edition. Paper cover. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 72pp. .

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        APPARATVS MEDICAMINVM Tam Simplicivm Qvam Praeparatorvm Et Compositorvm in Praxeos Adivmentvm Consideratvs. (6 Volume Set, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

      Goettingae: APVD Ioann, Christ. Dieterich., 1793. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Sold as a 6 volume set. Previous owner's bookplates attached to front paste-down of all 6 volumes. No pencil or ink markings evident in texts of the 6 volume set. Texts in Latin. Decorated paper covered boards. Moderate to heavy edgewear to extremities of the 6 volumes. Mylar cut to protect boards. Some chipping on volume I spine at top area at rear board and at bottom spine of volume 6 at front board. Digital pictures of 6 volume set available upon request; Mylar Covers

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        TRAITE DES CHAMPIGNONS - TOME 1 ET 2

      IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, PARIS 1793 - R300025931: 629 + 476 pages. Mouillures en coin sur le tome 2, sur les 4 premières pages. In-4 Broché. Bon état. Livré sans Couverture. Dos satisfaisant. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 635.8-Champignons [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Reisen durch Nord= und Süd= Karolina, Georgien, Ost= und West= Florida, das Gebiet der Tscherokesen, Krihks und Tschaktahs, nebst umständlichen Nachrichten von den Einwohnern, dem Boden und den Naturprodukten dieser wenig bekannten grossen Länder. Aus dem Englischen. Mit erläuternden Anmerkungen von C.A.W. Zimmermann.

      Berlin, Vossischen Buchhandlung, 1793. Unbound, but stitched. (2),XXVI,469 pp., 8 engraved plates, one folded. A few scattered brownspots.. First German edition of "Travels through North and South Carolina, georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the xtensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy....Containing an Acoount of the Soil and Natural Productions of those Regions, together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians". (Magazin von merkwürdigen neuen Reisebeschreibungen, aus dem fremden Sprachen übersetzt und mit erläuternden Anmerkungen begleitet. Bd. 10). Also having the series titlepage. - Sabin: 3872.(Unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions - It is written in the Spirit of the old Travellers (Coleridge))

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        Michael Montaigne's Gedanken und Meinungen über allerley Gegenstände. 6 Bde. in 3. Berlin, Lagarde 1793-1795. 8° (20 x 12,5 cm). Zusammen 3.120 S. Mit 2 gestochenen Porträttafeln. Halbleder d. Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken schildern und goldgeprägter Rückenverzierung. Umlaufender marmorierter Schnitt (Rücken von Bd. 2 etwas rissig, Deckelbezüge teils stärker fleckig).

      Berlin: Lagarde, 1793-1795. Erste Ausgabe dieser Übersetzung. - Goedeke IV/1, 587. - Vorsätze mit altem handschriftlichen Besitzvermerk, Titelblätter gestempelt; die hinteren Vorsätze mit privaten Registern von alter Hand. - Im Jahr 1799 erschien noch ein Registerband. - Bd. 3 (= Montaigne, Bd. 6) enthält ein längeres biographisches Porträt des Übersetzers Johann Joachim Christoph Bode. - Der Philosoph, Jurist, Politiker und Schriftsteller Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) war einer der einflußreichsten Persönlichkeiten am Ende der französischen Renaissance und gilt als Begründer der literarischen Gattung des Essays. Sein Hauptwerk, die "Essais", war das erste bedeutende philosophische Werk in französischer Sprache und es gilt bis heute als das Meisterwerk des essayistischen Genres. - Dekorative Ausgabe in guter Gesamterhaltung, die Innenerhaltung ausgezeichnet..

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        A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MALIGNANT FEVER, LATELY PREVALENT IN PHILADELPHIA: WITH A STATEMENT OF THE PROCEEDINGS THAT TOOK PLACE ON THE SUBJECT IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia: Printed by the author, Nov. 23, 1793.. 103,[9]pp. Modern plain wrappers. Occasional light stains, else near fine, with James Kent's signature on the titlepage. Second edition of a vivid eyewitness account of the famous 1793 yellow fever epidemic that "doomed the supremacy of Philadelphia among American cities" (DAH). Carey, the prominent Philadelphia publisher and a member of the committee of health, described the horrors of the pestilence "with a collection of facts and observations well calculated for the satisfaction of [his fellow citizens'] anxious curiosity" (Sabin 10885). The present copy belonged to Chancellor James Kent and contains his notes about this and the 1798 Philadelphia epidemics. AUSTIN 409. GARRISON & MORTON 5451. SABIN 10884. EVANS 25256. DAH V, pp.504-5.

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        The New, Complete, and Universal History, Description, and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark, and the Parts Adjacent , with All the Late Alterations and Improvements, Brought Down to the Present Time

      London, United Kingdom: Alex Hogg , 1793. Compiled ... by a Society of Gentlemen ... Revised ... and improved by William Thornton, ... assisted by George Smith, and the Reverend Alex Townsend, etc....Cheaper edition evised with additions to original 1874 publication with less illustrations. Dated from last entry regarding an execution. pp iv 538 plus 6 pages of contents and addenda section having pagination out of sequence due to use of original. Nice illus by various well known engravers including John Rennoldson and John Royce who both also worked on Cook's Voyages. Engravings are of many historical scenes, portraits, bridges, churches and buildings plus a plan of London 1642, Wren's plan for rebuiding the city after the great fire of 1666, and also Sir John Evan's plan of the same, plan of Billingsgate Ward and Bridge Ward within, Plan of Faringdon Ward divided into Parishes, Plan of Aldersgate Ward, Bishopsgates Ward, Bread Street and Corwainers Wards, Plan of Broad Street and Cornhill Wards, and Walbrook and Dowgate Wards, Plan of Bynards Castle Ward and Raringdon within, Candlewick and Langborn Wards, Plan of Coleman Street and Bassishaw Wards, Portsoken Ward, Cripplegate Ward, Plan of Cheap Ward, Towerstreet Ward. 2 fold out Maps of Cities of London and Westminster with the Borough of Southwark, the other is Counties upwards of twenty miles round London. 48 sheets of illustrations with up to 6 views to each page, odd one through text as well as vignettes. Rebound in Brown cloth mid 20th century with new eps. CONDITION Mostly bright with very odd mark intenally, some foxing; faults are to title pages has tears with early rebacked restoration, 1st page of text torn with loss of bottom third, maps handled with reinforcing to verso at fold of first which also has 2 short tears not effecting content, light water stained top edge not effecting contents to 2nd, last page of addenda missing. ISBN: 0000000000. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/N/A. Illus. by . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. History and Topography Great Britain.

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        The history of Dahomey, an inland kingdom of Africa; compiled from authentic memoirs; with an introduction and notes.

      - London, T. Spilsbury and Son, 1793.4to. Later half calf, spine gilt. With folding engraved map after R. Norris, and 6 engraved plates by Chesham (one partly cut short and tipped in). XXXII,XXVI,(4),230 pp.* First edition. - Dalzel was the former governor at Whydah (now Quida, Benin), West-Africa, and at time of publication of the present work, governor at Cape-Coast-Castle. His official position enabled him opportunities of obtaining valuable and accurate information. Parts of the history are compiled from i.a. the memoirs of Robert Norris, who spent eighteen years in the African trade, and from the communications of Lionel Abson, Dalzel's successor as British governor at Whydah. With notes on the slave trade. The plates are showing scenes with armed women with the King at their head going to war, a public procession of the King's women, victims for sacrifice, etc. - (Occasionally sl. foxed; small library stamp on title-page).Cardinall 396; Hogg 170; Work p.8. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE PROBATE AUXILIARY; OR A DIRECTOR & ASSISTANT TO PROBATE COURTS, EXECUTORS, Administrators and Guardians

      Benjamin Titcomb, Portland (massachusetts) 1793 - The title continues; Being the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Respecting the Estates of Testators, Intestates and Wards. Carefully Collected. Together with a comprehensive Alphabetical Index. To which are added, a variety of forms, for the use of Probate Courts and of such persons as may have business to transact therein . A copy of an early Portland imprint. Clean brown leather with red spine label. Text tight, clean & intact. Front hinge starting by spine head, cover firmly attached. Free front endpaper with small piece missing from top margin. Law; 16mo 6" - 7" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires du comte de Grammont. Edition ornée de LXXII portraits, gravés d’après les tableaux originaux. Grand in-4. Magnifique exemplaire de cette édition sur vélin et « préférable aux précédentes, dit Brunet, parce qu’elle est plus belle et qu’elle contient des notes meilleures et plus étendues » La partie intitulée Notes et éclaircissements, paginée à part à la fin du volume, et qui manque souvent, dit Cohen, figure bien dans cet exemplaire. L’ouvrage comporte 78 portraits, plus une vue de Somer Hill. Maroquin rouge de l’époque, minime manque au dos supérieur. Quelques légères rousseurs.

      Londres, Edwards. 1793. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A catalogue of oriental manuscripts, collected in Indoostan. By Mr. Samuel Guise, Surgeon to the General Hospital at Surat. From the year 1777 till 1792

      no publisher, [London? 1793 - First edition. Octavo. Self-wrappers. 23, [2]pp. Trimmed. Removed. First leaf detached from sewing and dust-soiled, good only. 18th century catalogue that contains 305 oriental and Arabic manuscripts of works on astrology, dictionaries, grammars, theology, medicine, history and poetry. William Marsden's *Bibliotheca Marsdeniana Philologica et Orientalis* (1828) suggests this catalogue was printed in Bombay. Dr. Samuel Guise was a native of Scotland and a surgeon in the Bombay Army from 1775 to 1796. According to the British Library, "Guise's collection was made at Surat between 1788 and 1795, at great personal expense, while he was Head Surgeon to the General Hospital . his collection was sold at auction by Leigh and Sotheby in July 1812." *ESTC* T7946. *OCLC* and *COPAC* combined: copies only at Cambridge, Society of Antiquaries of London, Aberdeen, British Library (3). One copy at Grolier. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Venus triumf.

      [ENGLISH: Original engraving by Jacob Gillberg (1724-1793) after J. B. Pierre (1713-1789). Please enquire for a description in English.] - Ny ram, förgylld med bladguld. Syrafri passepartout. Crayongravyr. Signerad i plåten nedanför den graverade ramen: "Pierre delineavit. / Gillberg sculpsit." Med graverad tillägnan: "Gustauo Principi Svec. etc. etc. etc. ex museo C. R. Berch Holmia' devotissime offert J. Gillberg", samt med ett motto på latin från Ovidius. 28,5 × 20,6 cm. (Bladet 33,5 × 22 cm.) Obetydlig smutsning av trycksvärta i högermarginalen, två små kantnagg. Välbevat exemplar med råkanter. Litteratur: E. & C. Hultmark & C. D. Moselius, Svenska kopparstickare och etsare 1500-1944 (1944), s. 117. Gunnar Jungmarker, "Beskrivande förteckning över Jacob Gillbergs gravyrer", Meddelanden för grafisk konst, 8 (1929), kat. nr 51. Gravyren utförd i Stockholm. Crayonmaneret var en form av punktgravyr som uppfunnits i mitten av 1700-talet. Det var särskilt lämpat att som här återge kritteckningar. Gillberg lärde sig tekniken i Paris och introducerade den i Sverige, dit han återkom 1761 efter flera års studier i Frankrike. Han ville bl. a. i undervisningssyfte utföra en svit gravyrer efter mästarteckningar och sände kung Adolf Fredrik en skrivelse i detta ärende i januari 1760.

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        Shakespeare. Merry Wives of Windsor

      London: John & Josiah Boydell, Pall Mall & Cheapside,, 1793. Act III, Scene III. Falstaff goes into the basket; they cover him with foul linen. Size: 40 x 60 cm. (15½ x 23½ inches). Mezzotint. Uncoloured. Some minor creasing to lower right corner, otherwise in very good condition. Plate 11, from the first volume of Boydell's famous work on Shakespeare. The plates are among the most sought after of eighteenth century English engravings.

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        Die Welt in Bildern vorzüglich zum Vergnügen und Unterricht der Jugend. Fünfter Band [Der Mensch].

      Sebastian Hartl, Wien, 1793 - In 2 Bänden. Wien, Sebastian Hartl 1793. 4°. Titel (mit kolor. gestochener Vignette), 200 S. (ohne S. 137-142) und 45 von 50 (Titelvignette und Nummern 2-16, 19-34, 37-50) kolorierte Kupfertafeln (Sollerer / Kohl), 1 Bl. Inhalt. HLn. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Berieben und bestoßen. Vgl. Seebaß II,115; Brüggemann 52; Bilderwelt 1194 (Mittelstellung zwischen Comenius und Bertuch); Monschein 69-69a (alle: andere Bände, bzw. abweichend). Baumeister, Erzieher der jüngeren Brüder Franz I., hat mit diesem Werk 'dem leichteren Unterricht der Jugend eine Bahn gebrochen, auf welche vor ihm nur Comenius hingewiesen hat' (Neues Archiv für Geschichte, Staatenkunde . , zit. nach Monschein). Durch Kinderhand teilw. stark in Mitleidenschaft gezogenes Exemplar, alt restauriert (Einrisse und Fehlstellen meist unterlegt, bzw. ergänzt), Kolorierung gelegentlich verwischt, locker. Ohne Vortitel. Sprache: deu HLn. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A PICTURESQUE TOUR THROUGH PART Of EUROPE, ASIA, And AFRICA: Containing Many New remarks on the Present State of Society, Remains of Ancient Edifices, &c. With Plates after Designs by James Stuart, Esq. F.R.S. and F.A.S.

      Printed by J. Davis; For R. Faulder, New Bond-Street., London: 1793 - Illustrated with 6 copperplate engravings (5 folding). Overall VG (some extremity rubbing/usual foxing). Full red morocco-style sheep. AEG. Marbled paper eps. 4to. 8-1/2" x 6-1/4". 1st edition. xiv, 241 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Verdadero Caracter De Mahoma y De Su Religión

      Imprenta De Francisco Burguete, València 1793 - Justa idea de este falso profeta sin alabarle con exceso, ni deprimire con odio. Discurso preliminar y aparato de la obra, que trata Primero de la necsidad que hay de escribir en nuestro idioma contra la manía de los Filósofos que defienden a los Mahometanos. Segundo, Noticia de las mejores traducciones del Alcorán, y dfensa de Marracio, Tercero, obras y autores que habemos tenido presentes, Quarto Breve crítica sobre un libro Apologético de Mahoma, escrito e impreso en España QUE ESCRIBIA en defensa de la verdadera religión catolica el P. FR. Manuel de Santo Thomás de Aquino Carmelita Descalzo, Ex- lector de Theologia y escritor de la Orden. En al imprenta de Francisco Burguete Impresor del Santo Oficio. 223 pgs. Encuadernación de época, plena piel, pasta española, tejuelo, guardas con aguas 21x15 Cms [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Enquiry concerning Political Justice and its Influence on General Virtue and Happiness

      G.G.J. and J. Robinson, London 1793 - FIRST EDITION of one of the most important political tracts of the 18th century. "The Enquiry was, and remained, the work by which [Godwin] was best known. It was one of the earliest, the clearest, and most absolute theoretical expositions of socialist and anarchist doctrine. Godwin believed that the motives of all human action were subject to reason, that reason taught benevolence, and that therefore all rational creatures could live in harmony without laws and institutions. Believing in the perfectibility of man, he thought that our virtues and vices may be traced to the incidents which make the history of our lives, and if these incidents could be divested of every improper tendency, vice would be extirpated from the world" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 234). London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1793. Quarto, early three-quarters vellum over marbled boards. Two volumes. Without half-titles. Internally clean, boards with minor wear. A very handsome copy in early vellum. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Exhibition of the Royal Academy, M.DCC.XCIII. The Twenty-Fifth [1793]. [AND]. The Twenty-Sixth. The Twenty-Seventh. The Twenty-Eighth. The Twenty-Ninth. The Thirtieth. The Thirty-First. The Thirty-Second. The Thirty-Third. The Thirty-Fourth. The Thirty-Fifth. The Thirty-Sixth. The Thirty-Seventh. The Thirty-Eighth. The Thirty-Ninth [1807].

      London: Printed by Joseph Cooper - 96; Cooper and Graham 1797; J. Cooper 1798 - 1799; B M'Millan 1800 - 1807 1793 - 1807 - 4to, 247 x 187 mms., catalogues for 15 consecutive years, pp. 24 [25 - 32 list of exhibitors]; 22 [23 - 33 list of exhibitors, 34 blank]; 20 [21 - 26 list of exhibitors]; 23 [24 - 28 list of exhibitors]; 31 [32 - 38 list of exhibitors]; 35 [36 Members, 37 - 43 list of exhibitors, 44 blank]; 39 [40 Members, 41 - 47 list of exhibitors, 48 blank]; 40 [41 Members, 42 - 47 list of exhibitors, 48 blank]; 37 [38 Members, 39 - 45 list of exhibitors, 46 blank]; 41 [42 Members, 43 - 50 list of exhibitors]; 40 [41 Members, 42 - 48 list of exhibitors]; 41 [42 Members, 43 - 49 list of exhibitors, 50 blank]; 36 [37 Members, 38 - 44 list of exhibitors]; 35 [36 Members, 37 - 44 list of exhibitors]; 43 [44 Members 45 - 52 list of exhibitors], with contemporary annotations identifying sitters or places in years 1794, 1795, and 1796, a few other contemporary annotations in pencil, the contemporary autograph "G Rhodes" on title-page of first three catalogues, newly rebound in half calf, gilt spine, green morocco label, marbled boards; many leaves soiled, especially title-pages, last leaf of thirtieth catalogue repaired, small piece torn from upper margin of title-page of thirty-seventh, and with other evidence of the catalogues actually being used, but a good collection of an uncommon piece of ephemera. The Royal Academy of Arts was founded in December, 1768, with Sir Joshua Reynolds as its first president. Presumably its first exhibition catalogue was issued that year or in 1769; the second was certainly issued in 1770, though extant copies of that exhibition are on paper watermarked "1825." Copies of all early issues are uncommon. For example, ESTC T12724 for 1793 locates copies in the BL, and the National Gallery; Huntington, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Penn State (Pattee). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nuevas Observaciones Físicas, concernientes a la economia rural, cria, conservación y aumento del ganado caballar, Con varios puntos interesantes a la salud pública

      - [PRIMERA EDICION].- Madrid: En la Imp. de Manuel Gonzalez, 1793.- XXII,312 p., [1 h.]; 8° mayor (20 cm.); en Plena Piel Pasta Española época, algo gastada.- Las 4 primeras hojas algo moteadas de humedad, el margen externo de algunas hojas tambien algo moteado de humedad, las hojas comprendidas entre las páginas 161-174 tienen al pie sin afectar al texto unas pequeñas perforaciones de polilla, asi como las hojas que van desde la página 289-306, estas últimas con las perforaciones en el ángulo inferior externo, sin afectar al texto, solamente son tocadas parcialmente 2 letras. Lo único notable es la falta de la parte externa de la hoja que corresponde a las páginas 265-66 y que afecta a parte del texto. La esquina inferior externa de tapa posterior sin un trocito de piel pero restaurada. A PESAR DE LO DESCRITO, QUE ES PRECEPTIVO, LA OBRA SE ENCUENTRA EN MUY ACEPTABLE ESTADO. Palau 147613. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Man of the World

      London - Printed by J. Bell 1793 - A nice clean copy. Bound in marbled calf leather. Rebacked with the original leather. First edition thus. Presentation copy from John Johnston of the Theatre Royal Covent Garden to Samuel Rogers. Charles Macklin (1690 1797) was an actor and dramatist. He was one of the most distinguished actors of his day, equally in tragedy and comedy. He gained his greatest fame in the role of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice. He wrote many plays, including Love a la Mode (1759), The School for Husbands, or The Married Libertine (1761), and The Man of the World (1781). In 1735 Macklin quarrelled with a fellow actor named Hallam and accidentally killed the man by thrusting his cane through Hallam's eye. He was tried for murder, conducted his own defence, and won an acquittal. Samuel Rogers, 1763 1855, was an English banker and poet, during his lifetime one of the most celebrated, although his fame has long since been eclipsed by his Romantic colleagues and friends Wordsworth, Coleridge and Byron. His recollections of these and other friends such as Charles James Fox are key sources for information about London artistic and literary life, with which he was intimate, and which he used his wealth to support. Rogers held various honorary positions: he was one of the trustees of the National Gallery; and he served on a commission to inquire into the management of the British Museum, and on another for the rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament. John Henry Johnstone, 1749 1828, was an actor and singer. As information from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography tells us, Johnstone was originally articled to a Dublin attorney but later moved to London to join the cavalry regiment. After his discharge, he turned to singing and the stage. His first appearance was in Dublin, and remained on the Irish stage for ten years. In 1783 Johnstone went to London, engaged at Covent Garden for three years. Johnstone was enthusiastically received and continued at Covent Garden as a singer and actor until 1803. Then, he moved to Drury Lane, and remained with the company for the remaining seventeen years of his career, accompanying them to the Lyceum between 1809 and 1812. He was welcomed in Dublin in 1803 in genuine Irish roles such as Sir Callaghan O'Brallaghan in Macklin's Love la Mode, and became known as Irish Johnstone for his superiority in Irish parts. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including bumping. Internally the pages are clean and bright, with a couple of spots and handling marks only. There is some offsetting fromthe frontis. There is an ink inscription on the title page and front free endpaper. There is a description stuck to the front paste down. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MANUSCRITO NOMBRAMIENTO ORIGINAL DE LA SANTA INQUISICION DE MURCIA

      1793 - Murcia. 1793. Con marco (46X38), sin marco (38X30). Pergamino. Magnífico manuscrito nombrando a D. Alfonso Aloarra como Notario de la inquisicion con orlas dibujadas y pintadas a mano de 1793, firmado por 3 inquisidores, sellado en seco con el auténtico sello del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición. Todo nombramiento inquisitorial es muy difícil en comercio. Raríssimo. Ref T. L. 9. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Sketches from Nature, Taken and Coloured, in a Journey to Margate / Published from the Original Designs by George Keate .

      [Boston] : Printed At The Apollo Press In Boston, For David West ., 1793 - Description: 285, [3] p. (last leaf blank) , [1] leaf of plates : 1 ill. (engraving) ; 17 cm. (12mo) . Subjects: Margate (England) --Description and travel--Early works to 1800. Notes: Signatures: A-U6 W6 X-Z6. References: Evans 25680. Full contemporary tree calf, very good. Spine labeled with gilt-blocked red Morocco lab. Minor rubbing and dulling to the spine bands and panel extremities as with age. An uncommonly well-preserved example; scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 285 pp. First American from the fourth London edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Instruction sur les mesures déduites de la grandeur de la terre, uniformes pour toute la république et sur les calculs relatifs à leur division décimale par la commission temporaire des poids et mesures républicaines, en exécution des décrets de la Conv

      De L'Imprimerie Nationale Exécutive Du Louvres 1793 - In-8 ( 200 X 130 mm ) de 1 f. blanc, XIV pp., 224 pp., 12 planches doubles de "Tables pour réduire les anciennes Mesures de longueur, de superficie & de capacité, les anciens Poids & les anciennes Monnoies en mesures, Poids & Monnoies du nouveau système décrété par la Convention nationale". , et 1 planche dépliante de fig. in fine. Ouvrage relié en demi-veau glacé bronze, dos lisse orné de grands fers romantiques dorés. Très bel exemplaire finement relié de cette édition originale très rare. Sciences poids msures systeme-metrique [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A COMPENDIUM OF MILITARY DUTY, ADAPTED FOR THE MILITIA OF THE UNITED STATES; IN THREE PARTS.

      Dover, N.H.: Eliphalet Ladd, . 1793 - 240,251-305pp. as usual (along with other pagination errors), but with no interruption in the text. Original tree calf, gilt morocco label. Binding edgeworn, rear hinge tender. Light, even tanning. Small hole in center of final two text leaves, costing a few letters only. Early ownership signature on front free endpaper and dedication page. A very good copy, in original condition. An early and comprehensive American military manual. Rawson incorporates the ideas of von Steuben, Field Marshall Count Saxe, and the Chevalier de la Valiere, as well as his own experiences as aide de camp to the controversial General John Sullivan during the American Revolution. The text includes observations on the duty of soldiers in general in militia and actual service; infantry, cavalry, and artillery maneuvers; and instructions for officers of "parizan" corps. The appendix contains the text of the 1792 Militia Act, and the work is dedicated to Anthony Wayne. NAIP locates only thirteen copies. SABIN 68016. EVANS 26054. NAIP w011902.

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        A Narrative of Campaign in India, which terminated the War with Tippoo Sultan, in 1792.

      Printed By W. Bulmer and Co. and sold by W. Faden., G. Nicol, J. Sewell., LONDON 1793 - Major Dirom [1757-1830] Deputy Adjutant of His Majesty's Forces in India. with maps and plans [some folding] illustrative of the subject, frontispiece View of Seringapatam. Quarto, xv, 296pp. contemporary tree calf, Scarce First Edition, Fine Copy in Fine Contemporary Binding. Baronial Bookplate Bruce of Kinnaird. London 1793. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Wedding-day. A Comedy

      London A Millar 1793. G : in good condition in modern leather binding. Two small abrasions to spine. Pages browned with some professional page repairs to corners of prelim pages. Tear to lower corner of prologue with loss of text First Edition Brown hardback leather cover 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 84pp. Fielding's last published play. Complete with the epilogue leaf.

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        Vaerker - tillige med hans Levned.

      . Oversat af K.L Rahbek, J. Kragh Höst og O.J. Samsöe. 9 bind. Köbenhavn 1793. Indbundet med helt guldsnit i 5 samtidige helbind af langnarvet röd chagrin med enkelte perm- og rygdekorationer i guld. Gammelt navn pa fribladets top. Enkelte sider lidt plettede. * Förste samlede udgave pa dansk. Bibl. Dan. IV, 175..

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        Horas de semana santa.

      Na regia officina typografica 1793 - - Na regia officina typografica, Lisboa 1793, Fort in 16 (7x13cm), 584pp. (3), relié. - Edition portant un privilège pour 1790. Illustrée de 7 figures de la Passion du Christ gravées par Roy. Plein Veau d'époque. Dos muet à nerfs orné de 5 fleurons ; roulettes entre les nerfs. Roulette d'encarement sur les plats. Tranches dorées et croisillonnées. Tâches noires sur le plat inférieur. Bon exemplaire. 584pp. (3) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fables of... With a Life of the Author

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. . Two volumes. 8vo. lxv, (i), 189, (1) ; (xii), 248 pp. Attractive later binding of tan full calf by William Jackson of Aberdeen, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered red and green labels, decoration to other compartments and rules to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Engraved titles and 110 plates. The imprint to the title page of volume I shaved, sporadic foxing to contents and a stain to the foot of pp. 135-139 in volume I, a small tear to the edge of pp. 79-80 of the same, a very good nonetheless.

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        Beknopte natuurlijke historie der zoogende dieren. I-III. (Complete).

      . Leyden [Leiden], Honkoop and Du Mortier, 1793-1800. Three volumes in three. 8vo. Hand-coloured frontispiece, three title pages, each with hand-coloured engraved vignette, 1,180 [I (1793) vi, 363; II (1796) iv, 363; III (1800) iv, 440] pp., 27 [10; 8; 9 (including one large, double-folded] engraved and hand-coloured plates. Uniform contemporary polished half calf over speckled boards. Spines with burgundy morocco label with gilt title, gilt lines and oval green morocco labels with gilt-patterned borders and volume number. * Extremely rare hand-coloured copy of this very well-illustrated work on mammals (the title translates as "Concise natural history of mammals"), written by the Dutch politician, writer, playwright, translator and zoologist Jan David Pasteur (1753-1804), whose portrait is shown in the frontispiece of volume one. The title page shows two nude children teasing a lion. The author entered Leyden University at the age of 13. He translated several natural history and travel books into Dutch, including James Cook's "A voyage to the Pacific Ocean", Levaillant's "Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Afrique, par le Cap de Bonne-Esperance", and Faujus de Saint Fond's "Histoire naturelle de la montagne de Saint-Pierre de Maestricht". In the present original work, Pasteur used the Linnaean system and is quite accurate in his descriptions and illustrations. The plates show over 140 mammals, including the orangutan, the quagga, and the Bolognese dog. A large plate of a stranded sperm whale is spectacular. There is only one auction record in the last 35 years. There are only three copies in Dutch libraries (fide Landwehr), not all of them hand-coloured. Landwehr, 156. Neither in the Cat. BM(NH), nor in Nissen ZBI, nor in Casey Wood..

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        ELEMENTOS DE FARMACIA, TEÓRICA Y PRÁCTICA. 3 TOMOS. OBRA COMPLETA

      IMPRENTA REAL, MADRID 1793 - ENCUADERNACIÓN HOLANDESA EN PIEL DE ÉPOCA CON TEJUELO DORADO. TOMO I ---342 PÁGINAS. TOMO II ---392 PÁGINAS. TOMO III---491 PÁGINAS. TABLA Y GRABADOS DESPLEGABLES. FARMACIA. MUY BIEN CONSERVADOS.-----CONTIENE TODAS LAS OPERACIONES FUNDAMENTALES DE ESTA FACULTAD CON SU DEFINICIÓN Y UNA EXPLICACIÓN DE ESTAS OPERACIONES POR LOS PRINCIPIOS DE LA QUÍMICA. MODO DE BIEN ELEGIR, PREPARAR, Y MEZCLAR LOS MEDICAMENTOS CON OBSERVACIONES Y REFLEXIONES SOBRE CADA MÉTODO. LOS MEDIOS DE CONOCER LOS MEDICAMENTOS FALSIFICADOS Y ALTERADOS. LAS RECETAS DE LOS REMEDIOS NUEVAMENTE PUESTOS EN USO. LOS PRINCIPIOS FUNDAMENTALES DE MUCHAS ARTES DEPENDIENTES DE LA FARMACIA, COMO EL ARTE DEL CONFITERO, DESTILADOR DE AGUAS DE OLOR, AGUARDIENTES Y ROSOLIS. CON LA EXPOSICIÓN DE LAS VIRTUDES Y DOSIS DE LOS MEDICAMENTOS. Size: 19,5 X 13

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        The trial of John Grant, sheriff-clerk depute of the shire of Inverness, before the circuit court of justiciary held there, on May 1, 1793. for forgery.

      Edinburgh: printed and sold by J. Robertson, No. 4. Horse-Wynd 1793 - 46,[2]p. Advts. 12mo. John Grant was transported, probably to Australia. (ESTC records a copy at University of Melbourne, Baillieu Library.) bound with (SUBSTANCE.) Substance of the trials of John Skelton, Neil Sutherland, Hugh MacDonald, Hugh MacIntosh, George Napier, John Grotto, Robert Gunn, and Alex. MacDonald, alias White, before the High Court of Justiciary, for committing Murder and Robbery, on the Streets of Edinburgh, on the 31st December, 1811, and 1st January, 1812. To which are added, an account of the Execution of N. Sutherland, H. M'Intosh, and H. M'Donald : and a Letter from M'Intosh to his Father. Leith: Printed at the Telegraph Office, for Wm. Reid, Leith; Brash & Reid, Glasgow; Auld, Paisley; Stewart, Scott, and Bruce, Greenock, 1812. [3],6-72p. 12mo. bound with (LIFE.) The Life and Character of William Bird, who was executed at Cambridge for Forgery, on the 28th of March 1812. With some Letters which he wrote while under the sentence of death. By a Resident in the University. To which is added, Some Account and Reflections of Moses Macdonald, who was executed at Greenock, for robbery, on the 5th of June 1812. Edinburgh: Printed by George Romney & Co. For James Taylor Smith. and sold by M. Ogle, Glasgow, P. Macallum, Greenock, Mathews and Leigh, and T. Hamilton, London, 1812. [2], 48p. 12mo. bound with (MEMOIRS.) Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Shuttleworth, Executed at Montrose, on the 7th December, 1821, for the Murder of her Husband. Including all the Legal Documents, Death Warrant, Her Last Will, Account of her Execution. To which is prefixed, An Account of Her Trial, At Perth, the 19th September, 1821. The Second Edition. Montrose: Printed for J. Smith, and sold by P. Hill, & cop.[n. d.,1821]. 24, 48p, 12mo with original yellow printed wrappers preserved, separate title-page for Trial. Four items, bound in one volume contemporary half calf, marbled boards, red label; front joint rubbed and just starting to crack but sound, with the attractive bookplate of George R. Kinloch (1798/8 - 1877), the Jamaica-born Edinburgh lawyer and antiquary, known as much for his legal skills as for interest in Scottish song. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theologia Moralis ; illustrissimi ac reverendissimi D. Alphonsi de Ligorio Olim Episcopi S. Agathae Gothorum, Rectoris Majoris Congregationis S. Redemptoris;, Adjuncta in calce perutili instructione ad praxim confessariorum, una cum Illustrissimi AC reverendissimi Joannis Dominici Mansi Archiepiscopi Lucensis - Epitome doctrinae moralis, et canonicae ex operibus Benedicti XIV. Nunc primum .-- TOMUS TERTIUS und TOMUS TERTIUS,

      Bassani MDCCXCIII, 1793 - XXVIII, 512 Seiten + XVI , 427 Seiten Beide Bände altersberücksichtigend in sehr schöner Erhaltung. Tome tertius nur leicht bestoßen, berieben, angeschabt, Rückenvergoldung teils zerieben , Vorsätze leicht braunrandig, Vorsatzblätter mit kleinen Notizen und Vorbesitzvermerk aus 1822. Sehr schöner Papierzustand, gelegentlich altersfleckig, braunfleckig, Lese - altersübliche Spuren obligo, -- Tome Secundus wie zuvor jedoch an einigen wenigen Seiten mit sehr schwachem Braunschatten , an beiden Kap. ein Defekt in ca. Erbsengröße , die Rückenschilder mit Fehlstelle. 266 International shipping air mail: 3.50 euros to 500 grams. 7 Euros to 1000 grams. Books about 1000 grams individually Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 4200

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM GOVERNOR SAMUEL HUNTINGTON TO HENRY KNOX REGARDING CONNECTICUT'S REACTION TO THE NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION]

      Norwich, Ct. Aug. 16, 1793.. [1]p. Folio. Old fold lines. Later paper strip attached to top of verso. Slight separation at some folds. Minor toning. Docketed on verso. Very good. In a half cloth clamshell case, gilt leather label. The retained copy of a letter written by Samuel Huntington, but entirely in his hand and signed by him. Huntington was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Connecticut, and here writes to Secretary of War Major General Henry Knox, indicating receipt of the terms of neutrality which the United States adopted towards Britain and France, and Connecticut's willingness to abide by those terms. Samuel Huntington was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, served as President of the Continental Congress, and was the third governor of Connecticut, serving for ten years, until his death in 1793. Henry Knox served with distinction during the American Revolution; he was charged with Washington's famous crossing of the Delaware River, and the successful completion of that mission earned him the promotion to brigadier general. He was one of the founding members of the Society of the Cincinnati and was the nation's first Secretary of War. On April 22, 1793, George Washington issued a statement announcing that the United States would maintain a policy of strict neutrality in the conflict between France and Britain, resulting from the French Revolution. This was the first major international conflict facing the newly formed United States, and it involved her ally, France. One of the concerns of the American government was that America not be seen to be interfering in trade - privateering to the hindrance of one side or the other. The assurances on Governor Huntington's part most likely refer to the willingness of Connecticut ship captains to abide by the law of the land and maintain U.S. neutrality. He writes: "Sir, I am on this day favoured with your two letters of the 7th instant containing the rules & regulations which the President of the United States has thought proper to adopt for a uniform line of conduct throughout the several states with respect to the belligerent powers; and also the regulations agreed upon between the general government & the Minister of France. You may be assured, sir, that a strict observance will be paid to the directions and regulations contained in those letters. I have also the satisfaction to inform you, that the inhabitants of this state appear sincerely disposed to observe a just neutrallity [sic] conformably to the tenor of the proclamation which was issued by the President on that subject and have reason to believe that the general sense & sentiment of the citizens of this state will prevent all infractions of the laws of nations as relative to the powers at war." A nice document, referring to early Federal policy, penned by one of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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        Hudibras. Tom. I.I u. I.II. [Und:] Notes on Hudibras. [With notes by Treadway Russell Nash and illustrations after Hogarth]. [Und:] THYER, Robert. The Genuine Poetical Remain of Samuel Butler. With a Selection from the Author's Characters in Prose. [In 4 Bänden].

      London, T. Rickaby 1793 [und Thyer:] London, Joseph Brooker 1827.. 4°. Gest. Tit. m. Vign., XXXIX(1), 317(1) S.; Gest. Tit. m. wiederh. Vign., sep. gedr. Tit. (printed by T., Rickaby from Benjamin and John White), Ss. (319)-678, 1 Bl., VIII S. (Index); 2 gest. Titel m. wiederh. Tit.vign. (Notes tom.I u. II), 495(1), XVIII(2) S. Mit zus. 3 gest. Front. (dav. 2 Porträts), 13 Kupferstich-Tafeln (dav. 11 doppelbl.gr. od. 3-fach. gef.) und 20 Kopfstücken u. Vignetten in Kupferst. nach Hogarth. [Und Thyer:] Tit. m. mont. Holzst.-Vign., Ss. (I-VII), Ss.(8)-301. Mit 2 gest. Portr. u. 9 mont. Holzst.-Illustr. auf Tafeln. 4 prachtvolle Franzbände aus rotem Maroquinleder auf 5 Doppelbünden mit Goldlinienverzierungen, Deckelrand-, Steh- und Innenkantenverzierungen in Goldprägung, goldgepr. Adelswappen im oberen Rückenfeld, umseit. Goldschnitt u. marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren. An den Kapitalen leicht berieben, Ecken etw. bestoßen, Einbde. m. altersbedingten Lagerspuren, im Text einzelne Ss. stockfleckig, insgesamt aber sehr frische u. gut erhaltene Exemplare.. Brunet I, 1428; Graesse I, 584. In nur 200 Exemplaren hergestellte Prachtausgabe der englischen Verssatire, die als "schärfste und derbste Verspottung des Puritanismus jener Zeit" (KLL) gelten kann. Mit seinen Illustrationen zu Samuel Butlers Knittelversen machte sich William Hogarth erstmals einen Namen als Kupferstecher. "Hogarth hat zu diesem Gedicht zwei verschiedene Folgen von Illustrationen gestochen: zwölf grosse, sorgfältiger ausgearbeitete Kupferstiche, die er selbständig, unabhängig von einem Verleger geschaffen und im Februar 1726 herausgegeben hat, und siebzehn kleinere, die mehr Holzschnittcharakter haben und vermutlich früher entstanden, aber erst im darauffolgenden April in einer Gedichtausgabe erschienen sind. Diese folgen dem Verlauf der Handlung, während die grossen Blätter nur die entscheidenden Szenen mit einem gekürzten Textauszug als Legende wiedergeben...Epos und Bilder sind eine antiheroische Satire auf Puritanertum und Sektenwesen" (Margrit Bachofen-Moser in Hogarth-Katalog Zürich, 1983, SS. 25 ff.). "200 copies printed, some with the plates in red, others in black. An elegant edition edited by Dr. Nash, the historian of Worcestershire, who has added a variety of entertaining notes" (Lowndes, The The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature, S. 313).

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        A Plan of the Operations of the King's Army under the command of General Howe, K.B. in New York and East New Jersey. against the American Forces commanded by General Washington, from the 12th of October, to the 28th of November 1776. Wherein is particularly distinguished the Engagement on the White Plains, the 28th of October

      London:. 1793.. The map centers on the Revolutionary War in the Hudson river valley, specifically the Battle of White Plains. It covers the area from Manhattan to Peekskill, showing both sides of the Hudson River, with camps, routes of attack, retreat, with the ships Tartar, Phenix and Roebuck in the river off Tarrytown. Copper engraved map 19 1/4 x 28 1/4 plus margins (added on one side). Engraved for Stedman's History of the American War. Period folds flattened, in excellent condition.

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        A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MALIGNANT FEVER, LATELY PREVALENT IN PHILADELPHIA: WITH A STATEMENT OF THE PROCEEDINGS THAT TOOK PLACE ON THE SUBJECT IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES.

      Philadelphia: Printed by the author, Nov. 23, . 1793 - 103,[9]pp. Modern plain wrappers. Occasional light stains, else near fine, with James Kent's signature on the titlepage. Second edition of a vivid eyewitness account of the famous 1793 yellow fever epidemic that "doomed the supremacy of Philadelphia among American cities" (DAH). Carey, the prominent Philadelphia publisher and a member of the committee of health, described the horrors of the pestilence "with a collection of facts and observations well calculated for the satisfaction of [his fellow citizens'] anxious curiosity" (Sabin 10885). The present copy belonged to Chancellor James Kent and contains his notes about this and the 1798 Philadelphia epidemics. AUSTIN 409. GARRISON & MORTON 5451. SABIN 10884. EVANS 25256. DAH V, pp.504-5.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The History of the Reign of Philip the Third, King of Spain. the First Four Books by Robert Watson . the Two Last by William Thomson . - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, G. G. J. And J. Robinson 1793 - Description: 2 v. 22 cm. Subjects: Philip III, King of Spain, 1578-1621. Spain--History--Philip III, 1598-1621. Finely and uniformly bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Die Grotte des Neptuns mit den Tempeln der Besta und Sibylle in Tivoli.

      Gmelin,, Rom, 1793 - Kupferstich. Rom, Gmelin, 1793. ca. 38 x 54 cm. Leicht fleckig, kl. Rnadläsuren. - Die Abbildung zeigt einen Ausschnitt. Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        4pp (blank) plus one page insert Military pay warrant Signed ìDorchesterî ASD

      British Government, Quebec 1793 - 28cm x 20cm, 4 page document plus loose pay detail sheet (18.5cm x 22.5cm) tipped-in on inside of folded 4pp.Document signed ìDorchesterî partially printed and completed by hand. 4pp folio with page 1 form and hand-written details, page 2&3 blank and page 4 docketed information- No.35, Quebec 4th Nov, 1793 Warrant to pay.Description.A warrant for payment of £638 19s 6d to Isaac Hesselburg of HM 60th Regiment of Foot for two months payment of his troops and subsistence.The 4to sheet attached to the inside of the document has details of the payments to be made to the troops (from £1 2s for the Sergeants to 19s 6p for the privates)Quebec 4 November 1793., Sir Guy Carleton served in America beginning in 1758. He was governor of Quebec and commander of British forces in Canada (1775-77), during which time he repelled Montgomery and Benedict Arnoldís attack on Quebec, defeated Arnold on Lake Champlain and re-took Crown Point. From 1782-83 he was Commander in Chief in Canada. General in 1793. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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