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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]

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff]
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        Beitrag zur Berichtigung der Urtheile des Publikums über die französische Revolution Erster Theil (Contribution Designed to Correct the Judgment of the Public on the French Revolution)

      [no publisher], [no city] 1793 - [iii]-xvi + [1]-194 + xvii-xx [mis-bound] + 195-198 + xxi-xxiii [mis-bound] + 199 + [201]-[202] = Druckfehler (Errata), Small Octavo. First Edition. Baumgartner/Jacobs A1.4x.Published anonymously without listing either a printer or a city of origin. "In 1793 Fichte published his Contribution Designed to Correct the Judgment of the Public on the French Revolution. This work won for him the reputation of being a democrat and Jacobin, a politically dangerous figure. In spite of this, however, he was appointed professor of philosophy at Jena in 1794, partly owing to a warm recommendation by Goethe." (Copelston, Volume 7, Part 1, p. 51) Contemporary pasteboards and spine with small handwritten label (now all but illegible) for title. Spine edges worn (as is the center of the spine) with bumped corners. Front flyleaf with three-line contemporary inked Index (1st, 2nd 3rd Kapite) and faint embossed "Ex Libris / Dr. ? Bierbach / Heildelberg". With very occasional pencil underlining and marginalia. Misbound as noted. Overall, a nice copy of this rare work by Fichte. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Athena Rare Books ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hatt Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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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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        The History of France from The Earliest Times to the Present Important Era.

      London: Printed by C.Lowndes Drury Lane and sold by W. Locke, Red Lion street Holborn 1791, 1793. - From the French of Velly, Villaret, Garnier, Mezeray, Daniel and other eminent historians; with notes critical and explanatory by John Gifford. In four quarto volumes, 26 by 21.5 cms. Vol. I, vi+586 (18) pp. frontispiece and 11 engraved plates. Vol. II, 652 (16 ) pp. and 8 engraved plates. Vol. III, 652 (12) pp. and 7 engraved plates. Vol. IV, 718 (24 ) pp. with large folding map and 22 engraved plates. The map is by Lowndes and dated Oct. 29th 1793, and is of pre-revolutionary France. Vol. II has the imprint for C. Lowndes, sold by J. Parsons Paternoster Row. Vol III has printed for C.Lowndes and W. Locke. Vol. IV has printed for C.Lowndes. All four volumes have been recently rebound in burgundy cloth with six panelled spines, gilt lining and double spine titles. There is odd spotting and minor wear to the text blocks but the overall condition is very good. A handsome set for the shelf but of course heavy, with extra postage required. This history is carried up to the end of the reign of Louis XV. It was first published in weekly parts in 1791. The author's name is a pseudynom for John Richard Green, 1758-1818. A second edition added a further volume covering the reign of Louis XVI and the Revolution.

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        TRATADO DEL ESFUERZO BELICO HEROICO

      - Tratado del esfuerzo bélico heróico.- Madrid, Sancha, 1793; en folio pasta española, frontis, 4 hojas incluida portada, XXV-145 pp. 2 viñetas grabadas. Magnífica edición. Ejemplar afectado de manchas de humedad. Firma de anterior propietario. Palau nº 141668.

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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]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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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.

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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]

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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

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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]

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        HISTOIRE DES ETABLISSEMENS ET DU COMMERCE DES EUROPEENS DANS LES DEUX INDES

      Perisse - Lyon 1793. 2 volumes/2. Reliure plein veau , dos lisse orné , tranches marbrées . Format in-12°( 17,2 x 10,7 cm )( 630 gr ). ------ 492 et 478 pages . ********** Coiffe manquante au tome 1 , Bon exemplaire sinon . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., The

      London: Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1793. - First Octavo EditionWith Material Not Found in the First Quarto EditionBOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published. The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain, for Near Half a Century, During Which He Flourished. In Three Volumes. The Second edition, Revised and Augmented. London: Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1793. Second (first octavo) edition, revised and augmented, with Boswell's Advertisement to the Second Edition and his Additions to Dr. Johnson's Life not found in the first edition of 1791. Three octavo volumes (8 3/16 x 5 in; 208 x 125 mm). [2], xviii, xxii, xxiv-xxxix, [1], 603, [1, blank]; [2], 634; [2], 711, [1, blank] pp. With portrait frontispiece to volume one; folding Round Robin plate to volume two (opposite p. 450); and folding facsimile plate of Johnson autograph examples at rear of volume three.Contemporary tree calf. With the armorial bookplates of John Curtis Haywood to the front pastedown endpapers. An occasional contemporary margin note or underlining. An occasional few spots of foxing. Stain to upper margin of pp. 515-552 in volume one. Volume one joints, spine head and tail near invisibly repaired. Volumes two and three expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down. A very good copy.Pottle 81.

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        LECTURES ON THE ELEMENTS OF FARRIERY

      Published by Charles Vial De Sainbel, 1793. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Lectures on the Elements of Farriery, or the Art of Horse-Shoeing and on the Diseases of the Foot Designed Chiefly for the Use of the Pupils of the Veterinary College London. B/w frontis representing 3 topics, listed as separate plates. No. I a groom holding a horse's foot, No. II the Veterinarian explaining to the Farrier the natural shape of the foot and the form of a shoe proper for it, No. III Ignorance running away with a mask in her hand. Plates I is a large folding b/w plate showing the joints of the leg. Plate II shows hooves and shoes. The book was originally issued with 6 model plaister hooves and 6 model brass shoes. xii + iii + 202 pages. Modern full brown calf binding with raised bands to spine, gilt decorations and borders. Black leather title labels to spine. The author was the inaugural professor of the Royal Veterinary College. Plates lightly foxed. Inscription to verso of last blank page reads 'For Some Excellent Remarks on this work see the monthly review for December 1793'. A superb binding. Please note this copy does not have the associated models. [S]

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published: The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century, During Which He Flourished. (The Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. Three-Volume Set.)

      Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, London 1793 - Contemporary calf, gilt-ruled spine, gilt-stamped lettering in morocco spine labels; three volumes; [1] (title-p.), xxxix, [1], 603, plus engraved frontis.; [1], 634, plus folding plate (engraved "Round Robin"); [1], 711, plus folding plate at rear (facsimile of Johnson's handwriting in his 16th year, 35th year, and last year of his life). Volumes I and II rebacked, Volume III rebacked with bottom board in newer calf; spine of Volume I a little dry and wrinkled; hinges of Volumes II and III reinforced. All Volumes -- corners rubbed; scattered foxing throughout. The second edition "was the last actually published in [Boswell's] lifetime. There were also many pleasant and characteristic sentences introduced in this edition which naturally dropped out when the text was shaken together by Malone" (Pottle). A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF WORCESTER IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS WITH A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF EVERY TOWN FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT TO THE PRESENT TIME; INCLUDING ITS ECCLESIASTICAL STATE, TOGETHER WITH A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SAME, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, A MAP OF THE COUNTY, AT LARGE, FROM ACTUAL SURVEY

      Worcester, MA: Isaiah Thomas, 1793. contemporary full leather. 8vo. contemporary full leather. Foldout frontispiece map; (vi), 7-339 pages. First edition (Sabin 103768; Evans 26481; Howes W391). Dedication to John Adams, preface by the author, index to the towns and other topics, table of polls and tax revenues, list of Congregational clergy, valuation lists. Frontispiece foldout map of the county by "Charles Baker Esq. and Capn. John Peirce of said county." Map engraved by (J.H.) Seymour. David McNeely Stauffer notes that Seymour was an engraver for the publisher from as early as 1791 to 1795. From 1803 to 1822, the city directories of Philadelphia list him in that city. See Stauffer, American Engravers upon Copper and Steel, Part I (New York: The Grolier Club of the City of New York, 1907), 244. Isaiah Thomas became a founder of the American Antiquarian Society and author of History of Printing in America.. See Clifford K. Shipton, "The American Antiquarian Society," in The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd Series 2:2 (April 1945), 164-72. Covers rubbed and bumped at edges. Endpapers tanned. Offsetting on map, and from map to title. Some foxing throughout text.

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        The Family Female Physician: or, A Treatise on the Management of Female Complaints, and of Children in Early Infancy

      Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, Mass. 1793 - "Sold by Isaiah Thomas in Worcester; by Thomas and Andrews, Boston; and by Thomas and Carlisle, in Walpole, Newhampshire." vi, 7-351, [1] p.; 21 cm. Signatures: A-X8 (8vo). Full calf; red morocco spine label with gilt-tooled title: Female Family Physician. Woodcut head- and tailpieces. Front free endpaper inscribed: Westet Willoughby. Blank leaf before title page inscribed: Beaumont Johnson. "First Worcester Edition." Evans, 25580; Austin, Early American Medical Imprints, 860. In Very Good Condition: front fixed endpaper scraped where bookplate was formerly removed revealing remains of earlier inscription; title page and preface pages darkened along edges by leather on front board; small stain along top edge on a few pages, not touching text; scattered foxing and soiling; archival repair of hinges (restorer's report available on request).

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        The literary life of the late Thomas Pennant, Esq. By himself [hand-colored]

      Sold by Benjamin and John White, Fleet-Street, and Robert Faulder, New Bond Street M.DCC.XCIII. [1793], London - 4to: [6],144pp, copper-engraved portrait frontispiece of Pennant ("Tho.s Gainsborough, pinx.t 1776, engraved by W. Ridley"), two copper-engraved full-page plates (view of the Church of Fountains Abby and portrait of the reverend John Lloyd ("constant friend companion & assistant to Thomas Pennant"—often lacking) and folding engraved plate of The Church Militant (almost always lacking), with contemporary hand-coloring, bound in at page 21. Modern three-quarter mid-tan calf gilt, olive-green leather lettering piece gilt, five raised bands ruled in gilt, cinnamon cloth sides, top edge gilt, end papers renewed. An excellent copy, with minor discoloration to spine; text bright and fresh (fore-edge of final page soiled); upper inner margins of plates uniformly water-stained, touching image of one plate only; colored plate lightly foxed. Sabin 59758. ESTC Citation No. T845. OCLC Number: 2804597. First Edition. The Literary Life hints at both Pennant's sense of humor ("The title-page announces the termination of my authorial existence, which took place on March 1st, 1791.") and immense industry beyond just the natural history and traveling writing that made him famous. It is signed only by dotted lines to indicate the author's death (in fact, Pennant lived for five years after its publication) and the History of the Parishes ends with ‘RESURGAM,' implying literary resurrection. The book's several collected shorter works (the appendices) highlight Pennant's responsibilities as high sheriff of Flintshire, as pamphleteer on road management and the militia laws, and as improver of his own estates. Includes an appendix on the Patagonians and notices of Falkner's travels in Bolivia, La Plata and the Straits of Magellan. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Geographical Magazine, or New System of Geography

      London - Harrison and Co. 1793 - A rare copy of this early geographical work, featuring beautifully illustrated maps throughout. With thirteen engraved plates of views, including a frontispiece and thirteen folding maps. Maps are by 18th century geographer J. Bayly, who also created the singularly published maps A new map of Poland, A new map of the West Indies and A new world map. William Fordyce Mavorwas acompiler of educational works, who occasionally wrote under the pseudonym William Frederick Martyn. In 1808Mavor was elected mayor of Woodstock, and served the office ten times. However his success came from his work on educational books, many of which, particularly The English Spelling Book, 1801, passed through numerous editions. He also invented a system of shorthand, which he explained in a treatise entitled Universal Stenography. With a red and black title page. Volume two of the original two, focusing on Europe and the European islands. Condition: In contemporary calf binding. Externally,somewhat rubbed with wear to the boards and extremities. Shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Front board is held by the cords only and rear joint is starting. Internally, generally firmly bound, aside from the first few leaves working loose. Bright and clean throughout, aside from the odd handling mark. Copperplate ink inscriptions to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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