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        The Cratylus, Phaedo, Parmenides, Timaeus, and Critias of Plato translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor, with notes on the Cratylus, and an explanatory introduction to each dialogue.

      Benjamin and John White, London 1793 - First Taylor edition, 8vo, pp. xxiii, [1], 554, [1] errata; slightly later polished brown calf, double gilt rules on covers enclosing an ornate blindstamped border, rebacked, black morocco label on gilt paneled spine; good and sound. Bookplates of Francis M. Cunningham and Prof. Henry Jackson. Brueggemann, p. 154: "The translator's reverence for his author has determined him to aim at literal exactness, rather than at flowing and elegant periods. Accordingly, this translation, with all its singularities and defects, will be found an useful work. The learned reader will find, that though this translation is in certain parts somewhat more difficult, than perfectly accords with the translator's plan of literal exactness, it on the whole gives the sense of the original with tolerable accuracy. Mr. Taylor will, we hope, persevere in his purpose of translating the rest of the Dialogues of Plato not attempted by Mr. Syndenham" (Analectical Review for October, 1793). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes, par Fontanelle, de l'Académie Françise

      De l'imprimerie de P. Causse, Dijon 1793 - in 4°, cart. coevo, pp. 291-(12). Dimensioni: 18,2x11,1 cm. Con ritratto dell'autore all'antiporta. Titoli manoscritti su tassello di carta applicato al dorso. Abrasioni ai piatti. Abrasioni più diffuse alle punte e alle unghie,I libri, se non sono riportati difetti, sono da intendersi in buono/ottimo stato. The books are to be considered in good/excellent conditions if are not reported defects.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Borgolungo]
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        Journal d'un voyage fait dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Ouvrage dans lequel on donne des détails précieux sur l'insurrection des Anglo-Américains, et sur la chute désastreuse de leur papier-monnoie. 2 volumes

      La Villette, Paris 1793 - Traduit de l'anglois et enrichi de notes par M. Noël, ancien professeur des Belles-Lettres au Collége de Louis-Le-Grand. Edition originale française. 2 volumes in-8 de 336 & 453pp. Demi-veau brun à coins ; dos à 5 nerfs orné de filets ; pièces de titre et de tomaison beige ornées de frises ; tranches rouges. Petit manque en coiffe de tête du tome II. Ex-libris manuscrit. Tome I : 3 planches hors texte dont 2 dépliantes - Coupe et plan d'un fort - Vue d'un moulin à scie et d'une redoute - Guerrier indien. Tome 2 : 1 carte dépliante. Rousseurs d'usage. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Paraclet]
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        The Fables of Aesop; with a Life of the Author. Embellished with 112 Plates

      London, John Stockdale, 1793., 1793. 2 volumes; 4to. Full original tree calf binding, rebacked with original spines laid back on, titles in gilt on red morocco label to spines with additional gilt decoration. 112 fine, sharp copper plate engravings, vignette to title pages. Some bumping and scuffing to boards and edges. Some light scattered foxing; spine cracked and guttering showing between pages 158-9 of vol.II, small hole to front fly-leaf of same vol.; study notes in pencil to rear fly-leaf of both volumes. A rather handsome set.

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        The Fables of Aesop, With a Life of the Author; and Embellished with One Hundred & Twelve Plates. 2 Volumes

      John Stockdale, London 1793 - 2 volumes. vol 1, pp lxv, 189. vol 2, pp xi, 246. Half red morocco and boards. Some fading to boards and edgewear to leather. Gilt bands and titles to spines. Nice early set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        PRINTED COMMISSION, COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT, SIGNED BY LÉGÉR-FÉLICITÉ SONTHONAX, APPOINTING THE MULATTO GENERAL VILLATE AS COMMANDER OF CAP- FRANÇAIS].

      Cap-Français. Oct. 10, 1793. - Broadside, 18 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, completed in manuscript. Old fold lines. Light wear and soiling. Very good. During the early years of the French Revolution, Sonthonax was the civil commissioner of Saint-Domingue, which would soon become Haiti. A radical Jacobin, he presided over a chaotic period of conflicts between royalists and revolutionaries, and between whites, free people of color, and slaves in full revolt. He is most remembered for freeing the colony's slaves on Aug. 29, 1793, in an effort to gain the support of Toussaint L'Ouverture's forces against the Spanish. This document appoints the mulatto general Villate, a rival of Toussaint's, as military commander of the Cape. It is signed by Sonthonax and countersigned by French military leader Etienne LaVeaux, who later assumed the governorship for himself, but he held power only briefly before being deposed by Toussaint. A large woodcut vignette proclaiming "La Republique Française, Une et Indivisible" heads the document. All early printed material from Saint Domingue is, in and of itself, rare by nature. A handsome and important piece, signed by two important figures in the early Haitian revolution, formalizing the rise to power of a third.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Icones plantarum et analyses partium aeri incisae atque vivis coloribus indicibus nominum necessariis figuram explicationibus et brevibus animadversionibus.

      - Erlangen, Palm, 1793-1797. 3 parts (bound in 1 volume). Folio (415 x 255mm). pp. (2), 94; (2), 95-197, (3); (4), 199-280, with 75 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, richly gilt ornamented spine with gilt lettering. First edition containing all three 'Manipuli'. The plates are engraved by Bischoff, Knorr and Keller after drawings by the author, N. Gabler, J.C. Keller and V. Bischoff. They contain some excellent representations of magnified anatomical detail; this was the period when innovations in the fields of microscopy and taxonomy focused attention on the dissection of plant parts for identification purpose during the latter part of the eighteenth century. Casimir Schmidel is best known for his studies of the morphology of the cryptogams and for his editing of Konrad Gesner's posthumous botanical publications.A fine copy of this rare work, being one of the "important botanical books that were produced on the Continent during the latter part of the eighteenth century" (Blunt, pp. 166-167).Great Flower Books, p. 75; Hunt 576; Nissen BBI, 1780; Stafleu & Cowan 10854. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        Confronto della ricchezza dei paesi che godono libertà nel commercio frumentario con quella dei paesi vincolati, prendendo per esempio la Toscana che in meno di trenta anni si è trovata in tre stati nei vincoli antichi, nella libertà illimitata e nei vincoli nuovi.

      - [Firenze, s.n.t.], 1793, in-8, brossura spugnata azzurra (carta del primo ottocento), pp. 168. Biffi Tolomei fu sostenitore della libertà del commercio che considerava strumento per l'incremento dell'agricoltura. Prima edizione. Kress 5419. Einaudi 493, possiede solo la seconda edizione (1795). Moreni, Bibl. della Toscana II, p. 397. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Confronto della Ricchezza dei Paesi che godono libertà nel Commercio Frumentario con quella dei paesi vincolati prendendo per esempio la Toscana che in meno di trenta Anni si è trovata in tre Stati nei vincoli antichi, nella libertà illimitata e nei vincoli nuovi.

      1793 - (Assisi), 1793. In 8vo (cm. 22,2); legatura in mezza pelle a 4 nervi dell'inizio Ottocento; pp. 168 + 2 di Errata. Ex libris, bella copia stampata su carta pesante con barbe. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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        Convention Nationale, Opinion de Thomas Payne, sur l'Affaire de Louis Capet, adressée au Président de la Convention Nationale [ édition originale ]

      De l'Imprimerie Nationale 1793 - Imprimée par ordre de la Convention Nationale, 1 brochure in-8, sans couv., De l'Imprimerie Nationale, Paris, 10 pp. Edition originale. Etat très satisfaisant (fente en dos au premier feuillet). Edition originale de ce texte rare. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Geiriadur cynmraeg a saesoneg : A Welsh and English Dictionary; compiled from the laws, history, Poetry, Bardism, Proverbs, and other monuments of the knowledge and learning of the ancient Britons [2 volumes in 1]: With numerous and select quotations to elucidate the meaning of words. To which is prefixed, a Welsh grammar / by William Owen, F.S.A.

      London : printed for E. and T. Williams, Strand, 1793 [-1803] - Physical desc. : 2v. Unpaged. 23cm. Subjects: Welsh language - Dictionaries - English language. Welsh language - Dictionaries - Early works to 1800. Notes: Vol.1 (A - F) published without the Welsh grammar (reasons referenced in author's introduction). Vol. 2 (G - Y) with separate illus. Title page, dated 1803. Final page of vol.2 entitled: 'Addenda' contains words omitted and the statement "Read the last proof, June 21, 1803, Alban Hevin". Finely bound in modern gilt-blocked blue cloth. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Tratado del esfuerzo belico heroyco del doctor. Nueva edición con notas y observaciones por el Padre Fray Francisco Morales.

      Antonio de Sancha, Madrid 1793 - Frontis, 4 h., XXVI-145 p. 2 grandes cartelas calcográficas grabadas por Brandi según dibujo original de Luis Paret. Pergamino moderno, lomo con tejuelo. Espléndida edición de Sancha, sobre gran papel de hilo, de esta conocida obra del jurisconsulto español Palacios Rubios. Frontis grabado por Juan Moreno Tejada según dibujo de Paret. Palau, 141688

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        ELEMENTOS DE CIRUGIA OCULAR.

      Lisboa 1793 - 8º mayor (21 cm.) viii., 279 p. 3 grabados. Encuadernación plena piel nueva con nervios dorados y tejuelo en el lomo. Primera edición y única publicada. Lisboa; No Officina de Simao Thaddeo Ferreira, 1793. Perfecto estado de conservación papel muy limpio y fuerte. Revisado completo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Descripção Do Prodigioso Augusto Sanctuario Do Bom Jesus Do Monte Da Cidade De Braga, Antigamente Nomeada De Santa Cruz, Dividido Em Capitulos, e Lições Para Melhor Percepção, e Intelligencia Do Seu Contexto,

      Officina De Antonio Rodrigues Galhardo, Lisboa 1793 - Publisher "Impressor da Serenissima Casa do Infantado, com licença Real Meza da Commissão Geral, sobre o Exame, e Censura dos Livros" Book without cover.Text clear and legible and completely preserved. Some minor defects: damp stain on the bottom edge, cut right and bottom with dirt, animal peak at the bottom of the right margin. Paper perfect living conditions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LEIA - LIVRARIA EDIT IMP. AMERICANA LTDA]
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        Elementos De Cirurgia Ocular Offerecidos a Sua Alteza Real o Senhor D. Joao Principe Do Brazil

      Na Officina De Simao Thaddeo Ferreira, Lisboa 1793 - First Edition. viii, 279 pages. 2 engraved plates (of 3), both illustrating ophthalmic instruments, 1 folding. Last page of text (index) carefully repaired. Full leather, lower corners bumped and joints rubbed. Several scuffs to leather reaffixed. Previous owner signature at bottom of title page. Bright and clean internally. Hardcover. 'Often described as the first Portuguese textbook of ophthalmology, this treatise was not an original work but rather an acknowledged translation of two standard works on the eye.' (Becker 323) 'This textbook on ophthalmic surgery is based on Plench's Doctrina de morbis oculorum(1777), with some improvements and additional observations' the theoretical introduction draws freely on Deshais-Gendron's Traite des maladies des yeux et des moyens et operations propres a leur guerison (1770)' (Albert, Sourcebook of Ophthalmology, 2006). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bowyer's Edition of The History of England,

      ONT> 1793 - The complete Bowyer's edition of David Hume's seminal work, The History of England, offered here in the publisher's original bindings. A rare example of this work as it was originally offered to its subscribers, inpaper and cardfolios at One Guinea each Number, to be paid for on delivery. These volumes often also contain loosely inserted notes to the subscribers from Bowyer, apologising for delays to publication or for a decreased number of plates in a previous instalment- the latter being blamed on thetardiness of the various engravers commissioned for the project. Indeed, their raw state offers a unique insight into the financial woes that plagued Bowyer during the publication of this work and his need to keep wealthy subscribers happy. As, in 1806 (the date given to the title pages provided in the final 'index' instalment),after Bowyer had published five large folios reaching the year 1688, 'the work was ceased and never fully completed, owing to the high costs involved, a loss of 30,000 said already to have been incurred. ' (ODNB)These interesting publisher's notes also explain the rather sporadic allocation of engraved plates per volume -which vary between 1 and 5 in each folio - with Bowyer frequently promising four or more plates in following instalments, as recompense for previous 'two plate' folios. However, all plates are present, totalling the required 196 plates, including the frontispiece portrait of Hume, engraved dedications and engraved full-page chapter headings:1-10: [3] 1-36, [3] 37-72, [3] 73-108, [2] 109-144, [3] 145-180, [2] 181-216, [3] 217-252, [2] 253-288, [3] 289-324, [2] 325-360. 11-20: [3] 361-396, [3] 397-432, [3] 433-468, [3] 469-504, [3] 505-540, [3] 541-576, [2] 577-612, [3] 613-648, [3] 649-684, [2] 685-720. 21-30: [4] 721-759, [3] 1-40, [3] 41-80, [3] 81-119,[3] 121-160, [3] 161-200, [3] 201-240, [3] 241-280, [3] 281-320, [3] 321-360. 31-40: [3] 361-400, [3] 401-440, [3] 441-476, [3] 477-512, [2] 513-548, [3] 549-584, [3] 585-620, [3] 621-656, [3] 657-692, [3] 693-728. 41-50: [3] 729-776, [3] 777-824, [3] 825-872, [3] 873-883/1-36, [3] 37-84, [3] 85-132, [3] 133-180, [3] 181-227, [2] 229-276, [3] 277-324. 51-60: [3] 325-372, [3] 373-420, [3] 421-468,[3] 469-528, [3] 529-588, [3] 589-672, [3] 673-756, [2] 757-821, [2] 1-64, [3] 65-128. 61-65: (bound in one) [12]129-648. 66-70: [2] 649-752, [1] 753-836/1-20, [5] 21-124, [3] 125-288, [4] 289-487. Index: Five title pages and 'A Life of Hume'. Included alongside the complete work are additional duplicate volumes of numbers 62, 63 and 64: [3] 233-336, [2] 337-440, [3] 441-544. An extraordinary compendium of British history and art, this work isfascinating in its original state. However its included title pages and the careful designation of individual volumes by the publisher (with splits between the five planned volumesindicated in folios 22, 44 and59) also offer a rare opportunity to bind this deservedly revered history in a fine and personal binding. First edition thus. Scarce. Condition: In publisher's original bindings with paper labels. Externally, worn. Many have entirely lost their backstrips, those with remaining paper show splits, tears and lifting to backstrips. Boards are rubbed and marked, although labels are generally intact and legible. Majority of joints are starting but most boards are held firmly. Exceptions are 50, 52, 66 and 67 which have either very tender or detached (but present)boards. Internally, generally firmly bound but tender in places - namely: volumes 61-65 and 68 in which the plates are loose but present. Volume 33 is bound in upside down. Some variedfoxing throughout, generally confined to first plate of each folio and the tissueguards, most of which are present. Some offsetting onto endpapers involumes 40-50. Text is generally very bright and clean, as are many of the otherplates. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [SAMMELBAND OF SIX TITLES PRINTED IN THE EARLY FEDERAL PERIOD BY AND ABOUT THOMAS PAINE, INCLUDING HIS AGE OF REASON, RESPONSES TO THE WORK, AND THE AUTHOR'S TRIAL IN LONDON FOR A LIBEL CONTAINED IN Rights of Man]

      [Various places, publishers, dates,. and paginations, as enumerated below]. Contemporary calf, gilt label. Contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Text block internally separated from spine, text block split between first five titles and sixth title. Other parts of text block separating and splitting. Some foredges worn, some leaves loose. Age-toning, occasional foxing and staining. See below for additional descriptions of individual titles. About good. A wonderful collection of works by and about the controversial American author, Thomas Paine, all printed in the United States between 1793 and 1796 and collected in a single contemporary volume. The two works by Paine are THE AGE OF REASON and THE AGE OF REASON. PART THE SECOND; the three contemporary responses to Paine's writing include works by James Tytler, Gilbert Wakefield, and Ebenezer Bradford; and the sixth title is an early American edition of THE TRIAL OF THOMAS PAINE, concerning the Paine's trial as the author of seditious literature which began in London in December 1792. The titles contained in this volume are as follows: 1) Paine, Thomas: THE AGE OF REASON: BEING AN INVESTIGATION OF TRUE AND OF FABULOUS THEOLOGY. Boston: Thomas Hall, 1794. 58pp. 12mo. Lacks titlepage, pp.3-4 torn, with contemporary thread repair; pp.25-26 torn in upper corner (loss of page numbers and a few words), final blank has clean tear. One of Paine's most famous works, here in one of eight American editions printed in 1794, following French and English language editions published in France the same year. Paine's treatise on his religious beliefs created much controversy, and many authors wished to contribute to its refutation. "Paine completed THE AGE OF REASON (1794), an attack on organized Christianity and the idea of the divine inspiration of the Bible. A second part appeared in 1795. Although Paine, a deist, insisted, 'I believe in one God, and no more; and I hope for happiness beyond this life,' THE AGE OF REASON made his name anathema among the clergy and devout Christians on both sides of the Atlantic" - ANB. NAIP w031697. EVANS 27458. GIMBEL 89 (New York 1794 ed). OCLC 4917206, 26637983. ANB 16, pp.925-28 (Paine). 2) Paine, Thomas: THE AGE OF REASON. PART THE SECOND. BEING AN INVESTIGATION OF TRUE AND OF FABULOUS THEOLOGY. [Philadelphia]: Printed [by Benjamin Franklin Bache] for the booksellers, 1796. vii,100pp. including half title. 12mo. The second part of THE AGE OF REASON, first printed in France through the efforts of Joel Barlow while Paine was in prison in Luxembourg. "Paine had 15,000 copies of Part Two printed in English in Paris and forwarded them in September, 1795, to Benjamin Franklin Bache of Philadelphia. But these copies did not arrive in America until April, 1796, long after the work had been reprinted here, taken from the [earlier] London edition pirated by Symonds [also in 1795]" - Gimbel. NAIP w031706. EVANS 30942. GIMBEL 99 (Paris 1795 ed). OCLC 39441776, 20191906. 3) Tytler, James: PAINE'S SECOND PART OF THE AGE OF REASON ANSWERED. Salem: Thomas C. Cushing, 1796. 107pp. 12mo. One of numerous contemporary responses to Paine's THE AGE OF REASON. Tytler was a writer of numerous miscellaneous pieces, including remarks on the first part of THE AGE OF REASON. He had also served as the second editor of the ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA between 1776 and 1784. He emigrated to America in 1793 and published a newspaper in Salem until his death in 1805. NAIP w027560. EVANS 31328. OCLC 5276106. DNB XIX, pp.1379-80 (Tytler). 4) Wakefield, Gilbert: AN EXAMINATION OF THE AGE OF REASON, OR AN INVESTIGATION OF TRUE AND FABULOUS THEOLOGY, BY THOMAS PAINE. Boston: David West, 1794. 36pp. 12mo. Tear in inner margin of pp.23-24 with loss of a dozen words. Wakefield's classic response to Paine's THE AGE OF REASON, printed in the same year as the first London edition. "The clear logic evidenced by Paine's AGE OF REASON, PART I, immediately brought forth a number of answers, the most important of which was Gilbert Wakefield's EXAMINATION OF THE AGE OF REASON, which appeared in 1794 and went through many editions" - Gimbel. NAIP w009431. EVANS 28016. GIMBEL 90 (London 1794 ed). OCLC 12186621. 5) [Bradford, Ebenezer]: MR. THOMAS PAINE'S TRIAL; BEING AN EXAMINATION OF HIS AGE OF REASON. TO WHICH IS ADDED TWO ADDRESSES, THE FIRST TO THE DEISTS, AND THE SECOND TO THE YOUTHS OF AMERICA. WITH SOME BRIEF REMARKS ON GILBERT WAKEFIELD'S EXAMINATION OF SAID AGE OF REASON. Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1795. v,[2],8- 79pp. 12mo. Attributed by Evans to Bradford, this response to THE AGE OF REASON also includes remarks on Wakefield's response to Paine's text. Printed in Boston by Thomas and Andrews, who had earlier published THE TRIAL OF THOMAS PAINE, the sixth title bound in this volume (below). NAIP w026307. EVANS 28338. OCLC 21937580. 6) [Paine, Thomas]: THE TRIAL OF THOMAS PAINE; FOR A LIBEL, CONTAINED IN THE SECOND PART OF RIGHTS OF MAN. BEFORE LORD KENYON, AND A SPECIAL JURY, AT GUILDHALL, DECEMBER 18, 1792. WITH THE SPEECHES OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND MR. ERSKINE AT LARGE. Boston: I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, 1793. 43pp. Small quarto. Foredge of titlepage and first two leaves of text worn, affecting a dozen words, worming on last printed page, affecting a few letters. An early American edition recording Paine's trial for libel, wherein it is described how Paine, "wishing and intending this mischief did, on the 16th of February, 1791, wickedly, falsely, maliciously, scandalously, and seditiously publish a certain book, called the SECOND PART OF RIGHTS OF MAN." Gimbel notes that at the time of the trial "Paine was in France, sitting as a member of the French National Convention, which was acting as a jury in the trial of Louis XVI...Despite the brilliance of Paine's attorney, Thomas Erskine, Paine was found guilty, declared an outlaw and the RIGHTS OF MAN contraband." NAIP w038492. EVANS 26280. GIMBEL 78 (London 1793 ed). OCLC 9138093. An intriguing collection of American imprints by and about Paine, bound in a single contemporary volume.

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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

      [London?: no publisher. 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. .

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        Droits de l'homme en réponse a l'attaque de M. Burke sur la Révolution françoise.

      Buisson, 1793-1792, Paris, - Due voll. in 8°, pagg. (4), 239, (1); (4), IV, 224; legatura mezza pelle, titoli oro su tassello. Il 1° volume appartiene alla seconda edizione (1793), mentre la risposta, 2° vol., è l'edizione originale. Con note e una nuova prefazione dell'Autore nel primo volume. L'opera forse più famosa del pubblicista e uomo politico anglo-americano che fu anche, durante la Rivoluzione Francese, membro della Convenzione Nazionale. Uomo di libere opinioni e fautore di ogni rivoluzione, da quella americana a quella francese, e per questo allontanato da Londra, a Parigi arrivò ad essere tra i giudici di Luigi XVI. In seguito ebbe un atteggiamento moderato nei confronti della sentenza definitiva circa le sorti del Re; questo spiacque a Robespierre, il quale lo escluse dalla Convenzione e poco dopo lo fece imprigionare. In cattività terminò un altro famoso libretto: "L'età della ragione" e in seguito, per rimostranze del Ministero Americano, ritornò in libertà e riprese il suo seggio nella Convenzione nel 1794. L'anno successivo pubblicò ancora "Dissertazioni sui primi principi del governo" e, a seguito della progressiva diminuzione della sua autorità, dopo la pace di Amiens ritornò negli Stati Uniti dove morì nel 1809. Ottimo stato. Non comune. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EXAMEN MARITIMO JORGE JUAN (1793).

      1793 - Materia: Libro antiguo de nautica, construcción y manejo de navios. Publicación: Madrid; Imprenta Real, edición segunda (primer tomo). de esta edición solo se publicó el tomo I Descripción fisica: folio (300 x 210 mm.). 626 p., 14 h. de láminas. plegladas. encuadernación: plena piel de época. tejuelos para título buen ejemplar con ilustraciones limpias y con una impresión muy clara. Notas: Obra dedicada a la construcción naval y a la navegación y considerada entre los mejores tratados de europa en su género. la primera edición es de 1771. La segunda edición tiene el valor añadido de estar anotada por el matemático y marino Gabriel Ciscar. considerada como una de las contribuciones más significativas para la ciencia naútica ejecutada por el geómetra y marino Jorge Juan y Santacilla. siendo muy escasos los ejemplares que salen al mercado. Referencias: Palau 125467. -- Aguilar piñal 5907. RBSS1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historischer Calender für Damen für das Jahr 1791, 1792, 1793. 3 Bände.

      Leipzig, Göschen 1791-1793. - 8°, 1 gest. Frontisp.35 Bll, 388 SS., 15 Kupfertafeln (Chodowiecki); 1 gest. Frontisp. 24 Bll., 32 SS. Vorrede, Text S. 389-472, 16 Kupfertafeln; 1 gest. Frontisp., 42 Bll. Erklärung, Text S. 474-860, 5 Bll., 15 Kupfertafeln, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt, Illustr. Orig.-Pappbde., Band 2 mit Orig.-Schuber, Einbände von Band 1 und 3 berieben, Rückenbezug nur noch bruchstückhaft vorhanden, handschr. Widmung von alter Hand auf Vorsatz von Band 3, sonst gut erhaltene Exple., Band 2 tadellos, WG 25, Köhring 35; Goed. V, 187, 27; Troemel 80, 85, 93. - Enthält den kompletten Text von Schillers Geschichte des Dreyßigjährigen Krieges in drei Folgen,

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        Historia del comercio y de la navegación de los antiguos / Escrita en francés por el Ilustrísimo Sr. Pedro Daniel Huet, Obispo de Avranches, Subpreceptor del Sr. Delfín, y uno de los quarenta de la Academia Francesa; y traducida al castellano por el P. Fr. Plácido Regidor, con un índice copioso para el conocimiento de la situación

      - Madrid: Imp. de Ramón Ruiz, 1793.- XXIV,354 p.; 4º menor (21,5 cm.); Plena Piel de la época, lomera lisa dorada, con tejuelo rojo, filetes, florones y bandas doradas, cortes pintados en rojo.- Curioso libro de amena lectura que abarca desde los tiempos bíblicos más remotos hasta la época de los romanos. Por señalar algún defecto, la encuadernación tiene mínimas rozaduras en los bordes que han sido debidamente restauradas. Por lo demás en perfecto estado. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlung vom kärnthenschen pfauenschweifigen Helmintholith oder dem sogenannten opalisirenden Muschelmarmor.

      Erlangen: Johann Jakob Palm, 1793. - FL4237 4°. Neuer brauner Halbwildlederband mit Lederecken auf fünf falschen Bünden. 124 Seiten mit einem 36x47 cm großen gestochenen Plan "Idealischer Entwurf von dem Streichen der Gänge in Bleyberg" und 32 Kupfertafeln mit zahlreichen gestochenen Figuren. Die Seitenränder sind leicht verschmutzt. Auf den Seiten 113/114 befinden sich am oberen Seitenrand 2 Risse von ca. 2cm. Collationiert. Gutes Exemplar. 1500

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        Fables By John Gay with a Life of the Author and Embellished with Seventy Plates. (2 Volume Set)

      John Stockdale, London 1793 - Near Fine condition two volumes in full leather with decorative gilt stamping. Marbled endpapers. Professionally Rebacked. A very handsome copy. Corners lightly rubbed. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elementos de cirurgia ocular ?.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1793. - Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. Typographical headpieces. viii, 279 pp., 3 folding engraved plates. 4°, late twentieth-century crimson full Oasis morocco, spine with raised bands in five compartments, gilt letter in second compartment from head, marbled endleaves, text-block edges with contemporary sprinkling. Crisp and clean. Overall fine. Early signature effaced from lower margin of title-page. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this textbook on the anatomy and diseases of the eye. Santa Anna was the first Portuguese to specialize in ophthalmology, and he raised that branch of medicine to a level previously unknown in his country. He acknowledges (pp. vii-viii) that the section of the @Elementos on anatomy and physiology is a translation of Deshais-Gendron's @Traité des maladies des yeux, 1770, but states that he made numerous corrections based on his own experience: "Aqui forão necessarias hum maior número de emendas, tanto em Anatomia, como em Fysica." Likewise the section on pathology and therapy is a translation from Plenck's @Doctrina de morbis oculorum, 1777, but has numerous corrections based on Santa Anna's experience. The first folding plate shows a surgeon and an assistant performing a cataract operation, while a dog sleeps peacefully behind the surgeon's chair. It is signed by Silva as artist and Queiroz as engraver. Gregorio Francisco de Queiroz (1768-1845) was one of the most skillful and most creative Portuguese engravers of any century, and produced an enormous oeuvre (Soares, @História da gravura artística em Portugal II, 439-90). The other two plates, showing instruments used in ophthalmology, are unsigned.---- Innocêncio IV, 91; XII, 95: referring to an edition of 1783 that is almost certainly a ghost; no other bibliography refers to it. Becker 323. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 269. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto 3627: same collation, but giving the date in error as 1783. Soares, @História da gravura artística em Portugal 1626: noting that the first engraving is often found detached from the book. National Library of Medicine, @Eighteenth-Century STC p. 400. Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa 281, with a reproduction of the first plate (his XXIII). On Santa Anna's translation of Plenck, see Hirschberg, "Uber ein abgeschriebenes Lehrbuch der Augenheilkunde," @Centralblatt für praktische Augenheilkunde 34:2-14 (1910). NUC: MBCo, DNLM. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fables

      London - Darton and Harvey, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA volume of Fables by John Gay. %0D%0AWith a Life of the Author, and embellished with a Plate to each Fable. %0D%0AJohn Gay (30 June 1685 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), a ballad opera. %0D%0AThe characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a full calf leather binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Front board is held by cords only. Rear joint is tender. There are some chips to the backstrip. Internally, generally firmly bound. Front hinge is tender. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. There is some evidence of previous damp staining. There is an ink inscription to the recto of front free end papers. Overall: FAIR%0D%0A.

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        Marie-Antoinette wird auf dem Revolutionsplatz (Place de la Concorde) zur Guillotine geführt., Radierung von Helman, Isidore Stanislas (1743 Lille - 1809 Paris).

      1793 - In der Platte signiert, betitelt "Journée du 16 Octobre 1793", bezeichnet "Dessiné par Monnet" und mit der Verlagsadresse Helmans. Feinzeichnender Druck mit Rand um die Einfassungslinie, unten mit dem vollen Schriftrand, rechts teilweise mit schmalem Rändchen um die Plattenkante. Auf Bütten (mit Wz.). Helman ist als Kupferstecher und Verleger in Paris tätig. Nach Zeichnungen seines Freundes Monnet stach er die Folge "Quinze jours de la Révolution", die im eigenen Verlag erschien und aus der wohl auch obiges Blatt stammt. Festgehalten ist der dramatische Moment, als Marie-Antoinette zur Guillotine geführt wird. Ein großes Militäraufgebot füllt den Revolutionsplatz, die daraufzuführenden Straßen sind von Schaulustigen belagert. Am Place de la Concorde drängen sie nah an das Geschehen heran, klettern sogar auf das Reiterstand-bild links am Bildrand und auf die Dächer nahe gelegener Häuser. - Sehr gut erhalten. Kleinere Läsuren im Rand. Insgeamt minimal gebräunt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 27,4 x 43,4 cm (Darstellungsgröße).

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        Medical Inquiries and Observations

      Thomas Dobson 1793 - First Edition. Front cover is detached but present. Front free page and half title page both missing. Some small insect damage to bottom front corner tip area of middle 1/2 of the book. No markings in book. Binding is tight. Errata page bound in as last page of the book. Pages browning. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über die kleine Jagd zum Gebrauch angehender Jagdliebhaber. - [5 Teile in einem Band]. -

      Königsberg: Friedrich Nicolovius 1793-1800,. 5 Teile in einem Band: vi, 105; xii, 162 Seiten, 1 Bl. Errata; 1 Bl., iv Seiten, 1 leeres Bl., 144 Seiten; viii, 171 Seiten, 2 nicht paginierte Seiten (Errata), 1 leeres Bl.; viii, 157 Seiten, 1 nicht paginierte Seite (Errata), Ppbd. der Zeit, farbiger Kopfschnitt, 17 x 10,5 cm. Fünf Teile in einem Band. Erster Theil: Von Erziehung und Abrichtung der Hüner- Jagd- Wind- und Dachshunde. - Zweyter Theil: Vom Schießgewehr und dessen Gebrauch imgl. von der Feder-Wildprettsjagd. - Dritter Theil: Fortsetzung und Beschluß der Feder-Wildpretts-Jagd. - Vierter Theil: Hasen. Kaninchen-Jagd. Anhang und Nachtrag zum vierten Abschnitt des ersten Theils: von den Hundekrankheiten. - Fünfter Theil: Dachs. Otter. Biber. Seehund. Eichhorn. Naturgeschichte der Hunde, als Anhang und Nachtrag zum ersten Theile. - Ohne den Kupferstich zum fünften Teil. - Deutlich berieben und bestoßen, erste und letzte Seiten etwas fleckig, der vorderer fliegende Vorsatz mit randlichem Beschnitt; insgesamt gering randfleckig, zum Teil etwas eselsohrig. Sonst und insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar..

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        Über die kleine Jagd zum Gebrauch angehender Jagdliebhaber. - [5 Teile in einem Band].

      Friedrich Nicolovius, Königsberg 1793 - 1793-1800. 5 Teile in einem Band: vi, 105; xii, 162 Seiten, 1 Bl. Errata; 1 Bl., iv Seiten, 1 leeres Bl., 144 Seiten; viii, 171 Seiten, 2 nicht paginierte Seiten (Errata), 1 leeres Bl.; viii, 157 Seiten. 1 nicht paginierte Seite (Errata), Ppbd. der Zeit, farbiger Kopfschnitt, 17 x 10,5 cm. Fünf Teile in einem Band. Erster Theil: Von Erziehung und Abrichtung der Hüner- Jagd- Wind- und Dachshunde. - Zweyter Theil: Vom Schießgewehr und dessen Gebrauch imgl. von der Feder-Wildprettsjagd. - Dritter Theil: Fortsetzung und Beschluß der Feder-Wildpretts-Jagd. - Vierter Theil: Hasen. Kaninchen-Jagd. Anhang und Nachtrag zum vierten Abschnitt des ersten Theils: von den Hundekrankheiten. - Fünfter Theil: Dachs. Otter. Biber. Seehund. Eichhorn. Naturgeschichte der Hunde, als Anhang und Nachtrag zum ersten Theile. - Ohne den Kupferstich zum fünften Teil. - Deutlich berieben und bestoßen, erste und letzte Seiten etwas fleckig, der vorderer fliegende Vorsatz mit randlichem Beschnitt; insgesamt gering randfleckig, zum Teil etwas eselsohrig. Sonst und insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar. 402 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A sentimental journey through France and Italy, by Mr. Yorick. A New Edition.

      London: Printed for H. D. Symonds, 1793 - 165,[1]p.; 12mo. With half title. Two volumes bound as one, with a separate title page, pagination is continuous. Contemporary tree calf, red label, a fine and extremely handsome copy. DGW only in ESTC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lebensbeschreibung Ludwigs XVI. des unglücklichen Königs von Frankreich - beiliegend Heftchen - Trauer-Lied über die grausame Hinrichtung des Königs von Frankreich Ludwig XVI. den 21ten Jänner 1793 aus dem Wiener Divrium gezogen.

      Wien, Joseph Dreher, 1793.. 2. Auflage 390, 8 Seiten kl. 8°, Halbleder. sehr schöne Privatbindung, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, kleiner alter Besitzerstempel am Vorsatzblatt, Papier altersbedingt etwas gedunkelt, sonst guter Zustand, beiliegendes Heft guter Zustand

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        VITE DE’ PITTORI SCULTORI E ARCHITETTI BERGAMASCHI, scritte dal Conte Cavalier. Opera postuma. Tomo I (e II).

      Locatelli, Bergamo 1793 - 2 voll. in folio, pp. XXVIII, 252; 240, (2), bella leg. m. pelle coeva con tass. ai d. e angoli, piatti in carta marmorizz. Elegante ritr. dell’A. inc. in rame da Martelli su dis. di P. Roncalli in antip. al primo vol. Indice dei pittori alla fine del secondo vol. Cicognara 2375. Lieve minimo alone al margine bianco esterno in entrambi i vol. (con picc. restauro di integrazione della carta su alcuni fogli). Per il resto ottimo esempl. a pieni margini in barbe su carta forte. [084]

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        Anakreontos Thioy Melh. The Odes of Anacreon translated into Italian verses by Eritisco Pilenejo

      Parma: in Aedibus Palatinis, 1793. Quarto. 97pp. Lyrical works by the ancient Greek poet whose name has become associated with bacchanalian and amorous affairs. Text in Ionian Greek and Italian. Bound in original boards with original paper spine label. Extremities and spine lightly frayed, spine professionally repaired, else a near fine and rare example from Bodoni's most fertile period.

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        BULLETIN DECADAIRE de la République Française (1er vendémiaire an VII-messidor an VII).

      Paris, Imp. de la République, an VII, - 2 vol. in-8, 30 numéros, basane fauve, dos lisse orné (rel. de l'époque). Importate tête de collection de ce journal rare. 36 numéros furent publiés en l'an VII et 5 numéros en l'an VIII. Tourneux, I, 708, indique que "le catalogue de la B.N. a enregistré divers tirages incomplets du Bulletin Décadaire". Relié à la fin du tome 1 : - CHÉNIER (J.). Discours prononcé à la cérémonie funèbre, célébrée au Champ de Mars, le 20 prairial an VII. Paris, Gratiot, s.d., 24 pp. - Journal militaire. 10 frimaire an 3. Puis du 30 fructidor an IV. - MENARD-LAGROYE. Motion d'ordre. Du germinal an 7. Paris, Imp. Nationale, an 7, 20 pp. Et à la fin du tome 2 : - L'ÉCHO des Pyrénées, numéros 70, 71 et 72. (19-23 sept. 1793). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        History of Quadrupeds. 2 Volume Set

      London: B and J White. G : in Good condition with marbled eps. Cover and spine rubbed. Outer joint of upper board of volume beginning to crack. Text block firm. Some scattered browning and offsetting. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. 1793. Third edition. Leather/gilt cover. 260mm x 210mm (10" x 8"). 306pp; 324pp. Two engraved title page vignettes and 109 engraved plates. Thomas Pennant [1726-1798] was a Welsh naturalist and antiquary and was regarded as a leading zoologist in his day. Synopsis of Quadrupeds was published in 1771 and later expanded into History of Quadrupeds. The majority of the plates are engraved by P Mazell. Plate number LXXV of an Aye Aye in vol. 2 was cut by Thomas Bewick. Heraldic book-plate of Coulthart of Coulthart and Collyn 'Virtue non Verbis.'. .

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        Journal of the Assembly of the State of New York; Sixteenth Session (1792-1793)

      New York: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, Printers to the State. 1793. First. First edition. Proceedings from November 6, 1792 - March 12, 1793. Folio. Unbound and untrimmed as issued in folded sheets: 16, 19-247pp., with a title vignette of the state seal. Lacks the folded leaf, else complete. A chip to the bottom of the title affecting the right third of the imprint, the last leaf is creased, else good with three small stitching holes in the left margin of the folded folio sheets (the first two gatherings only are neatly separated along the fold). Very scarce in the trade. Evans 25900, ESTC W33250. .

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and administration of the sacraments . according to the use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches

      Oxford : printed at the Clarendon Press, by W. Jackson and W. Dawson, printers to the University 1793 - Physical description. : [312] p ; 15 cm ; Notes: Bound with A companion to the altar and Sternhold & Hopkins metrical Psalms. Subject: Church of England - Book of Common Prayer. Notes: Referenced by: ESTC : t182631. Very good copy in gilt-blocked full red aniline calf with gilt decorated border to front and rear boards. Inner gilt dentelles. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age with gilt-tooling to spine. Marble endpapers with all-edges-gilt. Remains quite well-preserved overall: Internally tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Eric George Hatfield Moody with his personalized bookplate to front pastedown. 1 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        D. Anton Friedrich Büschings Erdbeschreibung. Dreizehnter Theil, welcher Amerika begreift., Ausgearbeitet von Christoph Daniel Ebeling.

      Hamburg, Bohn, 1793-1816. - LXXIV, 877, 1135, (16) 676, 920, 807, 528 (15), XII, 312 S., 1 mehrf. gef. Tab. Bem.: Die Bände stammen aus verschiedenem Besitz, sind aber alle in gleichem Stil gebunden. Vier Bände sind identisch gebunden. Das Set ist sehr dekorativ, wirkt wie eine kleine Sammlung. Fünf Bände wurden zusammengestellt für die "Bibliothek d. Mecklenb. Ritter u. Landschaft" (jeweils Wappenstempel auf Vorsatz). Die restlichen zwei Bände ohne Besitzerhinweis. Zwei Bände mit Exlibris "E Bibliotheca Ordinarium Provincialium Ducatus Megapolitani Rostochiensi". In dieser Vollständigkeit, Provenienz und dekorativen Ausstattung extrem selten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8°, Halbleder der Zeit mit Lederecken, z.T. Buntpapiereinlagen, farb. Rückenschilder m. verg. Titel, z.T. verg. Rückenvignetten, 5 Bde. m. Rotschnitt. Sauber und dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aranei, Or The Natural History of Spiders Including The principal Parts of the well known Work On English Spiders By Eleazar Albin, also The Whole of the celebrated Publication On Swedish Spiders By Charles Clerck

      Author at his Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History, London 1793 - 70 [31] pages in text. Folio, 37 x 30. Two engraved title pages, twenty-eight hand-colored plates (all with multiple images) and tissue guards. Original Preface by Clerck. Martyn notes that 173 species of spiders depicted herein were "collected within a very few miles of London." "Thomas Martyn (1760-1816) is best known for establishing in the 1780's an art academy of youths possessing a natural genius for drawing and painting, to be cultivated and exerted under his immediate and sole direction in delineating objectsof natural history.Most of [Martyn's] publications are now rare."[see: DNB p.1333]. Plates crisp and clean, text fresh and bright, untrimmed with toning to leaf edges only, bookplates, bound without the colored frontispiece and the two engraved plates of medals. Overall, a lovely copy. Modern quarter straight-grained red morocco lightly faded, marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered spine. 2 vols. in one. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Rajah at Prayer] Radjah priant No. 2

      [India 1793 - Provenance: Marie Anne Solvyns (1781-1844); sold by Francis Edwards in 1929 to; a Bombay collector; purchased in the mid-1980s by Niall Hobhouse An original watercolour study by Solvyns for his monumental work Les Hindous. "Sometime in 1793, though possibly earlier, Solvyns began work on what was to become his life consuming project, a collection of etchings portraying the Hindus in their costumes, occupations, and cultural life . It was the most ambitious publishing venture yet undertaken in India . For some time, Solvyns had wandered with his sketchbook through Calcutta and its environs, drawing Indians in their occupational pursuits, their festivals, and the rich diversity of their cultural lives. He drew their musical instruments, their boats, their carts, and their modes of smoking. With genuine curiosity and a keenly observant and sympathetic eye, Solvyns recorded an India few Europeans really saw" (Hardgrave). Solvyns, a Flemish artist, had arrived in India in 1790. He first proposed the project in February 1794, but did not complete the work until mid-November 1796. It was a massive project: purchasing and importing the copper plates, producing the thin hand-made paper for the etchings (the paper on which they are mounted being imported from Europe), etching and hand colouring, were all undertaken largely by Solvyns himself. "Indeed it was the most ambitious printing project undertaken in all India to that time" (Hardgrave). By 1803, Solvyns left India in dire financial straits, his publication nearly bankrupting him. After returning to Brussels, and subsequently moving to Paris, Solvyns began a new set of etchings after his original drawings. This reworking and rewriting took years, and it was not until 1808 that the first part of his new edition Les Hindous was published. Over the next four years it was issued in 48 parts with a total of 288 colour-printed plates, all beautifully finished by hand. The final result, of a quality to a more European standard than the Calcutta original, proved to be an influential model for the Company School of Indian artists during the 19th century who produced suites of drawings of occupations for the British serving in India. The Victoria and Albert Museum holds a set of 248 original drawings by Solvyns (two images short of the complete Calcutta edition) believed to have been prepared by Solvyns for presentation. "For at least some of the subjects, Solvyns did more than one copy of the watercolor in preparation for the etchings, for in addition to the drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, an album that Solvyn's widow, Marie Anne, presented in 1829 to a friend or patron of her husband contained a number of drawings, at various stages of completion, that were later fully realized in the etchings. The album . contained 41 drawings, some fully complete and watercoloured; others were pencil sketch studies." The present watercolour is from that album. Titled in Solvyn's hand at the top "Radjah priant No. 2" the image was not included in the Calcutta edition, but would appear, reversed as usual (see Hardgrave), in the Paris edition, captioned Rajah Hindoo Prince at his Prayers. Hardgrave writes of this image: "The raja depicted is Ishwar Chandra of Nadia (1747-1802), who, like his grandfather, the famous Maharaja Krishna Chandra Roy, and many of the rajas of Nadia before him, was a Sanskrit scholar and patron of poets and religion. He became raja in 1788 and resided in Krishnagar, then a center of Sanskrit learning, the capital of Nadia and located about 60 miles north of Calcutta on the Hugli river" (Hardgrave, pp. 164-165). Solvyns here depicts the rajah kneeling in prayer on a tiger skin with a pothi (traditional unbound prayer book made of palm leaves) in front of him, with beads (rudraksas) adorning his arms, neck and head and a cloth (gomukha) covering his right arm. Hardgrave, A Portrait of the Hindus , pp.83-84 and 164-165 (the present watercolour illustrated on p. 84 and the [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Trial of Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer, Before the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Held at Perth, on the 12th and 13th September, 1792, on an Indictment for Seditious Practices, Taken in Court Short-hand, by Mr. Ramsey, an eminent Short-Hand Writer from

      London Edinburgh: Printed for William Skirving by James Robertson; W Berry; R Galloway Glasgow; E Leslie Dundee; G McFarlane Perth; J Ridgeway H D Symonds and Marson & Ramsey London First edition 1793 - 8vo., (octavo), 195 pages, lacking portrait frontispiece? (although I have not yet seen a copy with a frontispiece). Bound in good quality twentieth century half calf, gilt ruled spine in compartments with contrasting morocco title label. A VG+ copy of this rare work in an attractive binding. (Reference: Ferguson, 166). Thomas Fyshe Palmer, the son of a Bedfordshire landowner, was born in August 1747. After being educated at Eton and Queen's College, Cambridge, he became a curate at Leatherhead in Surrey. Palmer came under the influence of the radical preacher, Joseph Priestley. Palmer became dissatisfied with the doctrines of the Church of England and moved to Montrose in Scotland where he joined a group of Unitarians who had opened a chapel in the town. In 1792, Charles Grey, Richard Sheridan, Major John Cartwright, Lord John Russell,and a few other politicians in favour of parliamentary reform established the Friends of the People. Palmer decided to form a similar organisation called Friends of Liberty in Dundee. Government spies attended these meetings and on 12th September 1793 Palmer was arrested and charged with writing a seditious pamphlet, Dundee Address to the Friends of Liberty. The authorities claimed that Palmer was guilty of "writing or printing seditious or inflammatory writing, calculated to produce a spirit of discontent in the minds of the people against the present happy constitution and government of this country, and to rouse them up to acts of outrage and violence". At his trial Palmer was accused of supplying William Skirving of Strathruddle with 100 copies of Dundee Address to the Friends of Liberty for distribution in Scotland. It was also claimed that Palmer had been attending meetings of the Friends of the People. The prosecutor called Palmer "the most determined rebel in Scotland" and suggested that if it were not for "societies calling themselves Friends of the People, there would be no war with France, since the French would never have been so mad as to attack the British nation." Palmer was found guilty and sentenced to seven years transportation. Attempts to stop the men being transported failed and on 2nd May 1794, The Surprise left Portsmouth and began its 13,000 mile journey to Botany Bay. While the ship was at sea, a group of convicts, including Joseph Fyshe Palmer and William Skirving, were accused of being involved in a plot to kill the captain and crew. Later, Palmer wrote a pamphlet accusing Margarot of exposing the plot to the captain. However, an investigation carried out by Francis Place, found that there was no evidence to support Palmer's accusations. As a political prisoner Palmer enjoyed more freedom than other convicts and was allowed to establish a successful business transporting goods to Norfolk Island. Unlike some of the Scottish Martyrs, Palmer appeared to get on well with the military in New South Wales. Palmer's sentence expired in September 1800 and at the beginning of 1801 he sailed for Britain in a captured Spanish ship. After a bad storm the ship was forced to seek refuge at Guam. The island was under the control of the Spanish and the passengers and crew of the ship were taken into captivity. Held as a prisoner of war, Joseph Fyshe Palmer died of dysentery on 2nd January 1802. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Über die Schriftlehre von der Versöhnung durch Christum an den Grafen Cajus Reventlow von Johann Caspar Lavater. 15 Briefe, Manuskript.

      1793 1793 - Kl.-8°, 141 handgeschrieben Seiten, Kart-Mappe der Zeit mit handschriftl. Rückenschild m. losen Bogen in Schuber, Ganz vereinzelt kleine Flecklein, ansonsten tadell. « Zürich, Donnerstag den 14. November 1793, in den letzten Stunden meines zweiundfünfzigsten Lebensjahres. J. C. L.» Handschriftliche Kopie des theologischen Textes von einem Schreiber aus dem Umfeld des Autors abgeschrieben. Laut der Handschriftenabteilung der Zentralbibliothek entspricht es dem Manuskript: FA Lav Ms. 75.1KANN ERST NACH MESSERERHÖFFNUNG VERKAUFT WERDEN! 1100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyage de M. P. S. Pallas, en differentes provinces de l’Empire de Russie, et dans l’Asie Septentrionale ; Traduits de l’Allemand, Par M. Gauthier De La Peyronie, Commis des Affaires Etrangères.

      A Paris, Chez Lagrange, Libraire, 1788- 1793 - 5 vol. in-4° et 1 atlas in-folio ; (2)-XXXII-773 pp.-(1)/(2)-550 pp.-(1)/(2)-491 pp./(2)-722 pp.-(1)/(2)-559 pp., l’atlas se compose ainsi : (2)-108 planches et cartes h.-t. dont la très grande carte générale de l’empire de Russie, demi-basane havane, dos lisse joliment orné en partie à la grotesque, filets or, fleurons or, palette or en pied, titre or, tranches marbrées, rel. uniforme de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Atabey, 900. Cat. Russica, t. I, 35. Chadenat, 4792. Nissen, ZBI, 3076. Édition originale de la traduction française. C’est sous l’impulsion de la tsarine que va être décidée la troisième campagne d’exploration et d’étude du vaste territoire russe après celles lancées par Pierre le Grand. En juin 1768, les groupes d’expédition se mirent en marche : six détachements astronomiques pour l’observation du passage de Vénus, cinq groupes d’exploration – dont deux chargés de visiter le Sud de la Sibérie –dirigés par Pallas et Johann Peter Falk. FIRST FRENCH EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Globe Terrestre

      Paris 1793 - Maurille-Antoine Moithey (1732- c. 1812) “Le Globe Terrestre” Paris: 1793 Copperplate engraving scroll map Sheet size: 27 1/2” x 40 1/2” Framed size: 39” x 50” Condttion: Good; foxing throughout

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