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        Lockes bref om religions friheten.

      Översättning af Carl Deleen. Sthlm, J. P. Lindh, 1793. 8:o. (6),84 s. Häftad i samtida marmorerat pappomslag. De första opaginerade sidorna med en tvärsgående fuktrand. Ett par gamla lagningar i nedre marginalen på s. 82-83. Sista sidan solkig. Med J. Willborgs överstrukna namnteckning.. Ej i Yolton John Locke. A descriptive bibliography (1998). Översättning av "Letters of toleration". Boktryckaren Carl Delén (1767-1850) var aktiv swedenborgare och gav ut skriften som ett inlägg i striden för fri religionsutövning i Sverige. Hans förord riktar sig till de svenska prästerna

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        AN HISTORICAL JOURNAL OF THE TRANSACTIONS AT PORT JACKSON AND NORFOLK ISLAND, with the Discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean, since the publication of Phillip's Voyage,

      London, Printed for John Stockdale, Picadilly, (January 1. 1793).. London, Printed for John Stockdale, Picadilly, (January 1. 1793).. compiled from the Official Papers; Including the Journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the Voyages from the First Sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the Return of that Ship's Company to England in 1792. FIRST EDITION 1793, 4to, approximately 275 x 235 mm, 11 x 9 inches, engraved portrait frontispiece by D. Orme after R. Dighton, engraved title page with vignette from a sketch by the author, 13 engraved plates and 5 maps including 2 folding, "Drawn on the spot by Captains Hunter & Bradley, Lieutenant Dawes, & Governor King"., pages: (16), 583, (1) - a blank, with 5 page Subscribers List following engraved title page, bound in modern half calf over cloth sides, gilt raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt ship motif in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges speckled, marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing to upper corners, reference library bookplate on front pastedown, pictorial 20th century bookplate of W.J. McEldowney on second blank endpaper, light foxing to margins of portrait, small blind library stamp to top margin of portrait, title page and all but one of the plates (just catching edge of image on 2 plates), and in top margin of 7 text pages, title page trimmed at top and bottom with loss of date of publication underneath imprint, one folding map very slight damaged on a couple of folds and with a little light browning, long ago mounted on linen, the second folding map has a small closed inner edge tear, neatly repaired on reverse, occasional light foxing to margins including margins of some plates, small old paper repair to inner margin of 3C4, no loss of printed area. A very good sturdy copy. The plates include "Family of New South Wales engraved by William Blake after a sketch by Governor King and "View of the settlement on Sydney Cove" which is the earliest representation of the town of Sydney. "Hunter (1738-1821), vice-admiral and governor of New South Wales in succession to Governor Phillip, went out as second in command on the Sirius, in the first convict fleet. He was an experienced and scientific navigator. With his encouragement, the exploration of the coastline of Australia made rapid progress, and the early discoveries of Flinders and Bass owe much to him. His journal is a very valuable work on the early history of English settlement in Australia (Hill). It seems that several copies were issued with the imprint cropped, losing the date "In many cases the binder has accidentally shaved the date from the foot of the rather too long title-page.....This imperfection is of such frequent occurrence, howerver, that collectors have tended to be more tolerant of it in this book than they would be in another" Wantrup, Australian Rare Books 1788-1900, page 70; Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 60, No.152; Hill, Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 151. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying her Table. Being a Complete System of Cookery, containing One Hundred and Fifty select Bills of Fare, properly disposed for Family Dinners of Five Dishes, to Two Courses of Eleven and Fifteen; with upwards of Fifty Bills of Fare for Suppers, from Five Dishes to Nineteen; and Several Desertsâ?¦Originally published from the manuscript collection of Charlotte Mason. The Seventh Edition

      London: Printed for J. Walter, 1793 London: Printed for J. Walter 1793 Seventh edition of a well-regarded cookery text, which first appeared in 1773 and continued to be updated. The appendix contains "General Particulars on the Breeding, Rearing and Management of Poultry; On the Business of the Dairy; And on the Management of the Kitchen and Fruit Garden. Rebound in antique-style calf over marbled boards, gilt spine with red morocco label, new endpapers. Octavo. Includes prefaces to the first and sixth editions. First and last leaf a bit browned, but complete with half-title and ads. Bottom corner of T2 professionally restored, with a few letters grazed, though no loss of meaning. ESTC notes two copies in North America (the University of Wisconsin and Michigan State) and one copy in the British Isles (the British Library). All editions are uncommon.

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        Relation des Îles Pelew (Palaos).

      A Paris, chez Maradan 1793 - Situées dans la partie occidentale de l'Océan Pacifique; Composée sur les journaux et les communications du Capitaine Henri Wilson et de quelques-uns de ces Officiers, qui, en août 1783, y on fait naufrage sur l'Antelope, paquebot de la Compagnie des Indes orientales. Traduit de l'anglais, de George Keate, Ecuyer, Membre de la Société royale, et de celle des Antiquaires. (George Keate, 1729-1797, est un peintre, écrivain et poète anglais.) 2 tomes en 1 volume. Relation du naufrage au large des Iles Palau ornée d'un frontispice, d'une grande carte et de 12 planches dépliantes, dont certains renforcées ainsi que 3 portraits. Vocabulaire de la langue Pelew en fin d'ouvrage. (Complet & Contrôlé) A Paris, chez Maradan 1793. 280 et 272 pages. Reliure demi basane fauve racinée de l'époque. Dos lisse orné et doré avec pièce de titre rouge. Tranches marbrées. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(21x13). Les Palaos, officiellement la République des Palaos (en anglais Palau) est un pays d'Océanie situé en Micronésie, à l'est des Philippines, au nord de l'Indonésie, à l'ouest des États fédérés de Micronésie et occupant l'extrémité occidentale de l'archipel des îles Carolines. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Notiz mit U. ("Kleber").

      O. O., 16. VI. 1793.. 1 S. Qu.-gr.-8vo.. "Le Commandant du fort St. Charles est prevenu que des aujourd'hui la moitie du 32me Regiment d'Infanterie et deux Compagnies de Grenadiers iront se loger dans les Barraques de ce fort, qu'occupait le 1er Regiment de Grenadiers [...]". - Stärker gebräunt, angestaubt und fleckig und mit starken Randläsuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The history of Dahomey, an inland kingdom of Africa; compiled from authentic memoirs; with an introduction and notes.

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

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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      London: T. Longman, etc., 1793. London: T. Longman, etc., 1793. Fourth edition. Near Fine. Bound in full tree calf (expertly rebacked), red and green Morocco spine labels and gilt detailing. some wear to board edges and corners, trace spots of foxing to the pages, but overall an excellent set. In fifteen large octavo volumes, pages measuring 216 x 138 mm. Three plates in vol. 1, four folding plates in vol. 2, one folding plate in vol. 8. The fourth Johnson & Steevens edition. & & The Johnson & Steevens edition is considered the most scholarly edition of Shakespeare's plays. The work includes a glossarial index, plus essays by Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Alexander Pope and others on topics such as: the life of Shakespeare, a chronological study of the plays, the learning of Shakespeare and the history of the English stage. To read the plays of Shakespeare without the benefit of the voluminous, insightful commentary in these volumes is to miss an invaluable historical perspective. Near Fine.

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        History of Quadrupeds. 2 Volume Set

      London B and J White 1793. 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 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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        A Letter to Erasmus Darwin, M.D. on A New Method of Treating Pulmonary Consumption, and Some Other Diseases Hitherto Found Incurable

      Printed by Bulgin and Rosser, Broad Street and sold by J Murrary and others, Bristol 1793 - 72pp. Cover soiled with corner creasing. Some light scattered browning and dust soiling to page edges otherwise contents bright [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Il Mattino, Il Mezzogiorno, e La Sera

      Rome - Giuseppe Nave, 1793. Rome - Giuseppe Nave, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three poems, Il Mattino and Il Mezzogiorno by poet Parini, and a continuation in his style, Le Sera, by Mutinelli. Scarce, ina fine binding, and from the library at Newton Hall. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. With an engraved title page. Giuseppe Parini, 1729 1799, was an Italian Enlightenment satirist and poet of the neoclassic period. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The front hinge is cracked, and the rear hinge is starting, but still firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including some rubbing, with slight loss to the spine. Internallythe pages are generally clean and bright, with slight browning to the edges, prominent to the first and last few pages, and the occasional spot. Overall the condition is good only, witha very good interior..

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        A Picturesque Guide to Bath, Bristol Hot-Wells, the River Avon, and the Adjacent Country; Illustrated with a Set of Views, Taken in the Summer of 1792... . and Engraved in Aquatinta

      London, Hookham and Carpenter, 1793.. London, Hookham and Carpenter, 1793.. 8vo edition, approximately 220 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, a trimmed copy with the top margins of the plates trimmed off, lacks half-title, 16 sepia aquatint plates, including frontispiece, pages: [2], 1-266 plus 2 pages containing list of plates, errata and adverts, the frontispiece transposed with plate 14, bound in full calf, rebacked using original spine, black gilt lettered label and gilt decoration to spine, gilt decoration to edges of covers,marbled endpapers and edges. Binding rubbed, the top of both hinges beginning to crack, but still holding, spine rubbed, a little wear to head and tail of spine, some shelf wear to edges, corners worn, with boards just showing, graze to upper cover with small loss of surface leather, leather label cracked, rubbing to gilt on spine with some loss of gilt, inner hinges strengthened with close matching marbled paper, frontispiece and 2 plates have lost their tissue guards, tissue guards lightly foxed,1 with chip to edge, pale age-browning to margins, pale old ink name to title page, small label has been removed from first marbled pastedown, with loss of surface paper, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Moore's British Classics

      Dublin - James Moore, 1793. Dublin - James Moore, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of popular eighteenth century periodicals, including the entire run of Steele'sThe GuardianBound in calf with gilt detail to the spineJohn Hawkesworth (c. 1715 November 16, 1773), English writer, was born in London. In company with Samuel Johnson and others he started a periodical called The Adventurer, which ran to 140 numbers, of which 70 were from the pen of Hawkesworth himself. The Guardian was a short-lived newspaper published in London from 12 March to 1 October 1713. It was founded bySir Richard Steele (bap. 1672 1729) who was an Irish writer and politician. It featured contributions from Joseph Addison, Thomas Tickell and Ambrose Philips. Steele and Addison had previously collaborated on the Tatler and The Spectator (not related to the present-day Spectator). This volume contains Numbers I-CXI (Tuesday 7th November 1752 - Saturday 9th March 1754) of The Adventurer and Numbers I-CLXXVI (Thursday 12th March -Tuesday 1stOctober 1713) of The Guardian. This is therefore the entire run of all issues ever published. Condition: The binding is generally firm but the text block has split in one place exposing the chords. There is some significant wear to the extremities including a significant areas of loss, a split to the spine and absence of the spine label. The inner hinges are strained. Internally the pages are generally bright and clean with the odd spot and some staining. There are ink inscriptions to the front free end paper and the title page. There isa 0. 5 chip to the top of a couple of pages. Overall the condition of the book is good only..

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        Briefe zu Beförderung der Humanität.,

      Riga, Johann Friedrich Hartknoch., 1793-1797. - zus. ca. 1.700 S. mit gestoch. Frontispiz von H. Lips nach H. Meyer (Die Muse der Humanität) Erste Ausgabe. Goed. IV 1, 732, 88. Schulte-Str. 61. Schulte-Strathaus 61 - Günther 451 - Neben Schillers Briefen zur ästhetischen Erziehung die bedeutendste Sammlung der Ideale der deutschen Klassik. Mit Beiträgen von Knebel und Goetz (3./4. Slg.) und Gedichten von Claudius, Klopstock, Ramler, Stolberg, Uz und Voß (10. Slg.). In der 9. Slg. fehlen S. 179-197 mit dem Gedicht vom Nationalruhm, das Herder aus Furcht vor den Zensur in den meisten Exemplaren wegschneiden ließ. Außgesprochen wohlerhaltene und dekorative Ausgabe, Name von alter Hand auf den Titeln, vereinzelt minimal fleckig.Unteres Rückenschild mit Signatur R.v. S. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 8° Sehr dekorative und wohlerhaltene Halblederbände der Zeit mit drei farbigen Rückenschildern und goldgeprägter Verzeirung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      1793 - Londres et Paris, Molini, 1793. In-8 (135 X 209) maroquin rouge, plats ornés d?un encadrement de chaînette dorée, dos lisse, chainette et filets gras en place des nerfs, compartiments ornés d?un losange de filet perlé, fers d'angle et fleuron central, chainette en queue, pièce de titre maroquin vert lierre, coupes et coiffes filetées, chasses ornées, tranches dorées (reliure de l?époque); (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 306 pages, (1) f. de table et errata. BELLE ÉDITION EN LANGUE ITALIENNE, revue et corrigée par l'auteur. Elle est composée de DOUZE CONTES GALANTS dans le genre de Boccace. Selon Feller, elles sont «presque toutes extrêmement licencieuses et souvent la religion n'y est pas plus respectée que les moeurs». UN DES RARES EXEMPLAIRES IMPRIMÉS SUR GRAND PAPIER VÉLIN. Giambattista CASTI (1721-1803) quitta l'Italie pour Vienne où il fut appelé par son ami le Duc de Rosenberg, gouverneur du grand-duc et futur empereur Joseph II d'Autriche. Devenu poète de l'empereur, il visita les cours de Russie et de Prusse, où il pu faire la connaissance de l'impératrice Catherine II, et dont il rapporta les débauches dans son "Poème tartare". Selon Apollinaire, Casti est un «conteur plein de fraîcheur et de sensualité, sa qualité d'ecclésiastique donnant plus de piquant au libertinage aimable de ses contes.» L?oeuvre de Casti avait séduit CASANOVA qui l'évoque dans ses "Mémoires": «l'abbé Casti, que j'avais envie de connaître, à cause de certains petits poèmes fort impies dont il était l'auteur[?] ». Les poèmes impies dont parle Casanova sont ces nouvelles qui commençaient à être connues, et particulièrement la "Papesse Jeanne". «Les "Nouvelles" de Casti ne sont jamais obscènes et leur licence ne dépasse point celle des "Nouvelles" de La Fontaine ou de "La Pucelle". L?abbé Casti était un voltairien, et ses vers, assaisonnés d'esprit gaulois et de finesse italienne, s?ils ont un peu de la morbidesse de ceux de Métastase, ont aussi beaucoup de la netteté malicieuse de ceux du philosophe de Ferney. » (Apollinaire). SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE EN MAROQUIN décoré de l?époque. (Apollinaire, "L?Oeuvre libertine des conteurs italiens", pp. 1 à 7 et p. 12 ? Brunet, I, 1628, «Ce volume, qui ne contient qu'une partie des "Nouvelles" de Casti, n'a de valeur qu'autant qu'il est imprimé sur vélin» ? Feller, "Biographie universelle", T. III, p. 224). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Il Pecorone

      Londra - Riccardo Bancker, 1793. Londra - Riccardo Bancker, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of fifty stories by Giovanni Fiorentino, one of which was known to have been Shakespeare's chief source in writing The Merchant of Venice. Complete in two volumes. In Italian. Written between 1378 and 1385. The protagonists are Saturnina, a beautiful young nun of a convent of Forli and Auretto, a young man of Florence. With a frontispiece to volume I depicting the author. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with light scattered foxing and the odd mark. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Probate Auxiliary; Or, A Director and Assistant to Probate Courts

      , 1793. 1793. Freeman's Probate Auxiliary Freeman, Samuel [1743-1831], Editor. The Probate Auxiliary; Or, A Director and Assistant to Probate Courts, Executors, Administrators and Guardians. 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 the Same. 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. Portland: Printed by Benjamin Titcomb, 1793. xi, [1], 156 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Small early owner signature to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy of a scarce title. * Only edition. Written when he was Probate Register for Cumberland County, Freeman was a lawyer and judge in Portland, Maine who served in the Provincial Congress (1775) and the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1776, 1778). He wrote several legal manuals including The Probate Directory (1803) and The Massachusetts Justice (1795). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 4683.

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        THE GENUINE TRIAL OF THOMAS PAINE, FOR A LIBEL CONTAINED IN THE SECOND PART OF RIGHTS OF MAN. At Guildhall, London, Dec. 18, 1792, before Lord Kenyon and a Special Jury: together with the Speeches at large of the Attorney-General and Mr. Erskine, and Authentic Copies of Mr. Paine's Letters to the Attorney-General and others, on the Subject of the Prosecution. Taken in short-hand by E. Hodgson

      J. S. Jordan. London. 1793. J. S. Jordan. London. 1793. SECOND EDITION, CORRECTED. Small 4o.(9 x 5.7 inches). 3-143pp. Lacking the half title. Error in the pagination with page numbers 54/55 omitted but the text is complete. Mottling to the bottom of the pages, mostly just the margins and not affecting the text too much. A tall untrimmed copy in publishers original blue paper covered boards. New grey paper spine to match with paper label printed in black. Report of the trial held in Great Britain while Paine was in self-exile in France. The accusation was that Paine; " wishing and intending mischief, did, on the 16th of Februrary, 1791, wickedly, falsely, maliciously, scandalously, and seditiously publish a certain book, called Second Part of Rights of Man, signed Thomas Paine, containing many false, wicked, scandalous, malicious and seditious assertions". --- The prosecution did not even have to rebut Mr. Erskine's arguments; the jury informed the judge they had already decided Paine was guilty. The French response to the trial was to make a national hero of Paine and to elevate him to the status of a government official.

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        The Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying her Table. Being a Complete System of Cookery, containing One Hundred and Fifty select Bills of Fare, properly disposed for Family Dinners of Five Dishes, to Two Courses of Eleven and Fifteen; with upwards of Fifty Bills of Fare for Suppers, from Five Dishes to Nineteen; and Several Deserts…Originally published from the manuscript collection of Charlotte Mason. The Seventh Edition

      London: Printed for J. Walter 1793 Seventh edition of a well-regarded cookery text, which first appeared in 1773 and continued to be updated. The appendix contains "General Particulars on the Breeding, Rearing and Management of Poultry; On the Business of the Dairy; And on the Management of the Kitchen and Fruit Garden. Rebound in antique-style calf over marbled boards, gilt spine with red morocco label, new endpapers. Octavo. Includes prefaces to the first and sixth editions. First and last leaf a bit browned, but complete with half-title and ads. Bottom corner of T2 professionally restored, with a few letters grazed, though no loss of meaning. ESTC notes two copies in North America (the University of Wisconsin and Michigan State) and one copy in the British Isles (the British Library). All editions are uncommon.

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        The lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical observations of their work. A new edition, corrected.

      for J. Buckland, C. Bathhurst & T. Davies, London 1793 - "4 volumes, 8vo; engraved portrait; contemporary full mottled calf, red morocco labels and numbering pieces on spines; rubbed, a few short cracks starting at the ends of the joints; good and sound. "The execrable portrait of Johnson, the shabby appearance of the printing, and that all the respectable booksellers named in the imprint were already dead invite the description of a piracy The origin of this edition is unknown, but from the uncertain size of the paper it may be suspected that it is Dutch (Groot mediaan) and if so perhaps of Scotch provenance" (Fleeman). Courtney & Smith, p. 142; Fleeman 79.4LP/10. Courtney & Smith, p. 142."

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        The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

      nbsp;Edinburgh -Silvester Doig, 1793. nbsp;Edinburgh -Silvester Doig, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive set of volumes containingthehumorous novel byScottish author Tobias Smollett. It is the story of the fortunes and misfortunes of the egotisticalPeregrine Pickle, and it provides a comic and caustic portrayal of 18th century European society. Complete in four volumes, second edition. Featuring a frontispiece plate in each volume. Condition: Expertly rebacked in a quarter-calf binding and marbled paper-covered boards. Externally, joints are cracking and thereare significant marksto one spine. There is some slight bumping to all volumes but otherwise theset isvery smart. Internally, generally firmly bound with a few pages becoming loose in one volume. There are tidemarks to the first few pages of two volumes but otherwise these volumes are bright and clean. Overall: GOOD.

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        Dr. Goldsmith's Roman History

      London - Leigh and Sotheby, 1793. London - Leigh and Sotheby, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A late eighteenth-century copy of this history of ancient Rome, illustrated with plates. New Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and three illustrated plates. 'Abridged by himself, for the use of schools'. Condition: In a full leather binding. Externally, wear to the extremities with evidence of past worming to the rear board. Large crack down the spine. Front board held by the cords only and rear joint cracked but still holding reasonably firm. Internally,textblock almost split in half. Several pagesworking loose. Some scattered spotting. Copperplate ink signature to front pastedown. Would benefit from a sympathetic rebinding. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying her Table. Being a Complete System of Cookery, containing One Hundred and Fifty select Bills of Fare, properly disposed for Family Dinners of Five Dishes, to Two Courses of Eleven and Fifteen; with upwards of Fifty Bills of Fare for Suppers, from Five Dishes to Nineteen; and Several DesertsÉOriginally published from the manuscript collection of Charlotte Mason. The Seventh Edition.

      London: Printed for J. Walter 1793. - ESTC notes two copies in North America (the University of Wisconsin and Michigan State) and one copy in the British Isles (the British Library). All editions are uncommon. Octavo. [20], 484, [19, index], [1, blank]. [2], [24, appendix with ads on the terminal page]. Includes prefaces to the first and sixth editions. Rebound in antique-style calf over marbled boards, gilt spine with red morocco label, new endpapers. First and last leaf a bit browned, but complete with half-title and ads. Bottom corner of T2 professionally restored, with a few letters grazed, though no loss of meaning. Seventh edition of a well-regarded cookery text, which first appeared in 1773 and continued to be updated. The appendix contains "General Particulars on the Breeding, Rearing and Management of Poultry; On the Business of the Dairy; And on the Management of the Kitchen and Fruit Garden." Simon 1013. Oxford [p.107] calls this "Éan excellent and well-arranged book, but few people would now care for Viper Broth." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of Transactions Relative to a Sermon Preached in the Parish Church of Brighton, August 18 , 1793 : With Some Short Extracts from the Sermon and Occasional Remarks

      C Dilly, in the Poultry, London 1793 - HB. Dr. Knox, scholar and divine, a Christian and asserter of civil and religious liberty, had the temerity to deliver a sermon recommending peace shortly after the French Revolution and on the cusp of the Napoleonic wars. This upset some people and led to him being grossly insulted by various coxcombs in military uniforms whilst he was at the theatre forcing him to leave. He soon after published a narrative of these events causing a public sensation. The book also contains an appendix composed of letters received in response to the furore. An excerpt from an obituary is attached to the back of the frontis. Between the frontis and the title page is a note written and signed by Dr Knox that is dated Nov. 1810, from Tunbridge, to the printer of the next edition asking him to correct certain punctuation and spelling errors that are in the current edition that will be conveyed by his son. Before the half-title, tipped-in, is an engraving of Brighthelmstone (and the church) by J Walker from a drawing by J Nixon, publ. by J Walker in 1802. The frontis. is of Dr Knox and there is another, smaller, picture of him placed loose. Second Edition, corrected. Rebound recently, full-leather incorporating original boards with new brown gilt banded spine bearing a simple inter-band gilt floral pattern, and the gilt title "Knox's Narrative". Marbled eps. On the f.fep obverse and facing are various notes and inscr.:- ex-owners'names and a gift inscr. and a pencil note "The Revd J J Cotton was educated by the Revd John Mossop of the Grammar School, Brighthelmstone and afterwards became a member of Wadham Coll. Oxon. He was present when Dr Knox delivered this sermon in Brighton Church and vouches for the general truth of the transaction related in the following narrative. He also witnessed the treatment Dr Knox received at the theatre." Prologue of xlii and then the Narrative of 140 pages (paginated). Quire marks at bottom of pages. Between the prologue and the narrative is a slipped in coloured plate of "St. Nicholas's Church Brighton", "drawn & engraved by R Havell" , "publ. Sept.1829 by R Havell", "Pl.Vll" , "Proof". First and last few pages partially waterstained. Pictorial title page is slightly tanned. Book tight and clean. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La crise américaine

      Buisson An II (1793) - Important ouvrage publié quelques jours avant que l'auteur ne soit jeté en prison par les amis de Robespierre ! 1 volume in-8° Pleine basane racinée, dos long orné. Reliure du temps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Beauties of Sterne

      London - C. and G. Rivington, 1793. London - C. and G. Rivington, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of short pieces by the Anglo-Irish novelist and Anglican clergyman Laurence Sterne. The Twelfth Edition. Ornamented with several PLATES, from Original Drawings. With a flamboyant ink signature of one 'JW Thompson' to verso of frontispiece. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, a little worn, most notably to spine and extremities. Boards are marked. Front joint tender. Rear hinge strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered handling marks and the very occasional spot. Bookplate and library paraphernalia to front pastedown. Some loss tofront free endpaper . Overall: GOOD..

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      London - R & C Rivington et al, 1793. London - R & C Rivington et al, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely copy of John Gay's Fables, lavishly illustrated throughout. With vignette title and engraved plates to every fable. With a life of the author. Darton and Harvey printing. John Gay (30 June 1685 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. In 1727 he wrote for six year old Prince William, later the Duke of Cumberland, Fifty-one Fables in Verse, for which he naturally hoped to gain some preferment, although he has much to say in them of the servility of courtiers and the vanity of court honours. Condition: Rebacked in calf with original boards. Externally very sound, smart spine, nice patina to older boards although they are a trifle rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Brightwith light scattered spotting, heavier to the plates, and some tidemarks to the plates. Dusting to title. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams. In two volumes

      London - C. Cooke, 1793. London - C. Cooke, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Georgian copy of Fielding's first published full-length novel, concerning the adventures of a footman and his friend on the way home from London. Featuring several engraved plates dated 1793. 'Written in imitation of the manner of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote'. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In full leather bindings. Externally, rubbed, with slight loss. Internally, firmly bound and remarkably bright, with just occasional light foxing prominent to first and last few pages and plates. Slight loss to upper corner of rear free-endpaper of Volume I. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Wegweiser für Fremde und Einheimische durch die Königl. Residenzstädte Berlin und Potsdam und die umliegende Gegend, enthaltend eine kurze Nachricht von allen daselbst befindlichen Merkwürdigkeiten.

      In einem bis jetzt fortgesetzten Auszuge der großen Beschreibung von Berlin und Potsdam. Nebst einem [gest., gefalt.] Grundrisse der Stadt Berlin. Berlin, Nicolai 1793,. kl.-8°, Titelbl.,219(3)S., Orig.-Pappbd.. - Erste Ausgabe - kleiner Stempel auf Titel, Schnitt mit 2 kleinen Flecken, Karte mit kleinem Seiteneinriss, Einband berieben, insgesamt wohlerhaltenes Exemplar

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        Orationes Quaedam Selectae

      London - T. Longman et al., 1793. London - T. Longman et al., 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Selected speeches written by Cicero on behalf of certain important figures, and expressing his opinions on affairs of state during his life. Of his speeches, eighty-eight were recorded, of which fifty-two survive. Including biography of Cicero. In Latin. Twelfth edition. Monastic bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally worn, with front joint and rear jointtender and held by cords only. Rubbing to boards and extremities. Some wear to corners, and slight loss to head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Library label to front pastedown. Loss to front endpaper, not affecting text. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Imitations of some of The Epigrams of Martial. (Parts 1-4 complete)

      Bond-Street. London.: R Faulder, 1793 VG, 4 parts bound as 1. In mid 1800 half calf with green cloth, a little worn, some tears, corners and edged rubbed. Spine, raised bands, gilt decorative tooling, tiles in gilt to morocco label, edges bumped and worn. Internally, title page with contemp ink name (author), [2], [1], 2-41 pp, [1]. Part 2, 1793, [3], 4-43 pp, [1]. Part3, 1794, [2], [1], 2-41 pp, [1]. Part 4, [2], [1], 2-41 pp, [1], text block edges sprinkled red, parallel Latin and English text, some very interesting contemp. ink notes naming the characters within, some light spotting to first and last few leaves, occasional crease, but a Very Good copy. Uncommon complete! (ESTC T36998/37000/1/2. Graesse 426). Per WorldCat, 2 complete copies in UK: BL & Nat Art Lib and a few in the US. Halhed, MP & orientalist, whose fame rests on the productions of the years 1772–8, which he spent in Bengal, where his superior education and knowledge of Persian, acquired in Oxford at the example of his friend William Jones and perfected in Cossimbazar, attracted the governor's notice. Warren Hastings chose him to translate the crowning piece of his orientalist policy, a code of laws commissioned from a committee of pandits which was to serve as a basis for the administration of civil justice to Hindus. See ODNB.

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        Dansk rokoko bind af sort poleret maroquin

      . med enkel blindtrykt stregdekoration og helt ciceleret guldsnit dekoreret med rose og hjerte pa forreste snitflade. Monteret med 8 liljeornamenterede hjörnebeslag, 2 midter medaljonner i form af blomsterkranse og 2 spaendebjaelker - alt udfört i sölv. Forpermens medaljon har indgraveret initialerne BJ og bagpermens medaljon har indgraveret initialerne MMMD. 17x10 cm. <br>Danish rococo binding of black polished morocco, gilt line decoration, all edges gilt and ciselled with a rose and a heart. Mounted with 8 lily ornamented corner brackets - all in silver. The medallion on the front board with engraved initials "BJ" and on the back "MMMD". 17 x 10 cm. * Pa fribladet er tilskrevet "Mette Maria Juuhl tilhörer denne Bog med rette. Gud under hende den at laere og forstaae, at hun det evige Liv bekomme maae. Den er hende skienket af hendis Kierste Barthoe Nielsen Juuhl d. 12 Maij 1793". Bindet indeholder Den Nye Psalme-Bog... Udg. af Kongelige Waysen-Huses Bogtrykkerie 1764.<br>Flyleaf with inscription: "This book rightfully belongs to Mette Maria Juuhl, God wishes her to understand and learn, so that she may achieve eternal life. It is given to her by her fiancee Barthoe Nielsen Juuhl on 12 May 1793". The binding contains a prayerbook from 1764..

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        Sacontala eller den uheldige Ring, Et Indiansk Drama af Calidas; Oversat af Original-Sprogene Sanscrit og Pracrit i Engelsk; og heraf i Dansk, [ af Hans West ] med en Indledning til den danske Oversaettelse.

      . Kiöbenhavn, 1793. 320 pp. Very clean copy printed on strong paper and bound in contemporary full leather with sign of use and age. Old name and book-plate on recto of first free endpaper and with a large attribution to the couple Cornelius and Julia Kortright, taken from the poem, and also with a large dedication to the same from Hans West on verso. "Those must have been the thought that connected so happy a pair, & how could I but by renewing such noble sentiments attempt to remember so happy a pair of their mutual feticity, the contimation of which allways will add to the happiness of an absent friend. Copenhagen the 3rd of March 1793. West". * The very rare first danish translation of Kalidasa, or Calidas, written in the fourth or fifth century AD and for the first time translated into English 1789 by Sir. William Jones. Translated into Danish by Hans West who was a schoolmaster in Sct, Croix 1788-1799. Bibl.Dan. IV,427. Cornelius Hendrichsen Kortright was born in about 1764 and was baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church on St. Croix on 2 September 1764. He married on 8 June 1785, Hylleborg Margaretha Juliana von Walterstorff, who was born on 15 November 1766..

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        Politische Annalen herausgegeben von Christoph Girtanner. 48 Stücke in 8 Bänden (alles). Mit 13 gestoch. Porträts, 2 mehrfach gefalt. Karten und 1 Falttabelle. Hübsche Halblederbde d. Z. mit 4 farb. Rückenschildern und Filetenvergoldung (aus der Bibl. Schönborn-Buchheim).

      Berlin, Johann Friedrich Unger, 1793-1794.. . Vollständiges Exemplar der Zeitschrift mit hochinteressanten Darstellungen und Dokumentationen aus Politik und Gesellschaft. Monatlich erschienen 2 Hefte. Die Berichterstattung über Frankreich und die Revolution nimmt einen breiten Raum ein. Girtanner (1760-1800) war Arzt in Göttingen. "In leichter, bequemer Darstellung schrieb er Jahre lang Berichte über die Vorgänge in Frankreich und deren Einwirkung auf die Nachbarländer, unterstützt durch Beobachtungen, die er kurz vor dem Ausbruch der Revolution auf Reisen durch Frankreich gesammelt hatte ... Seit dem Jahre 1793 ließ er ... die 'Politischen Annalen' erscheinen, allmonatlich zwei Hefte" (ADB). Er gehörte zu den Schriftstellern, die die Obrigkeit von Kurhannover in ihrem Kampf gegen die Ideen der Französischen Revolution mit revolutionskritischen und antirevolutionären Schriften unterstützten. Parallel zu den 'Politischen Annalen' gab Girtanner auch seine 'Historischen Nachrichten und politischen Betrachtungen über die französische Revolution' (1793f.) heraus. Die großen Karten zeigen Pläne von Landau mit den Stellungen und Verschanzungen sowie die Belagerung von Mainz und Kassel. - Jedem Band sind bedruckte Orig.-Heftumschläge beigebunden (ohne Rückumschlag von Band 1). Teils stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar mit den Bibliotheksschildchen der Grafen Schönborn-Buchheim auf den Deckeln. - Kirchner 1726a.

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        Peclet (Jean Claude) E(ugene), Ueber die Wärme und deren Verwendung in den Künsten und Gewerben (1830-1831). Ein vollständiges und nöthiges Handbuch für Physiker, Technologen, Fabrikanten, Mechaniker, Architekten, Forst- und Hüttenmänner von E. Peclet. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit den nöthigen Zusätzen versehen von Dr. C. F. A. Hartmann. Komplett in 2 Bänden. Der 1. Band von 1830 beinhaltet 7 lithographirte Tafeln, der 2. Band von 1831 beinhaltet 20 Kupfertafeln.

      Braunschweig, Verlag von Friedrich Vieweg,. XVIII und 363 Seiten, VIII und 444 Seiten, plus 27 gefaltete Tafeln 8°. Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Peclet (1793-1857) war Professor für Physik in Marseille und Paris und machte die ersten Versuche über Lichtstärke und Ölverbrauch der Lampen sowie die ersten Analysen von Verbrennungsgasen. Vorliegendes Werk hat er in einen theoretischen und einen praktischen Teil unterteilt. Der erste Band enthält Kapitel zur Theorie der Wärme, der Verbrennung und der Brennmaterialien, der Bewegung der warmen Luft und der Kamine. Der zweite Band beschreibt die Dampferzeugung, Destillation, Verdunstung, Trocknung, Erwärmung der Gase, Flüssigkeiten und festen Körper sowie die Abkühlung. Die Tafeln zeigen verschiedene Apparate und Maschinen sowie Querschnitte von Gebäuden und Kaminen. - Stempel auf Titel, Einbände etwas bestoßen, etwas stockfleckig.

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        Sketches Of The Origin, Progress And Effects Of Music, With An Account Of The Ancient Bards And Minstrels

      Bath: S. Hazard, 1793. Bath: S. Hazard, 1793. 2nd Edition. Full Calf. Vg. 8vo. neatly rebacked in contemporary style. list of subscribers, 8 page preface, 4 pages notes277 pages plus one page ad.

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        Connecticut Governor Samuel Huntington agrees to return an English ship captured by an illegal French privateer during the height of the "Citizen GenÍt affair

      Norwich, [Connecticut]: , September 3, 1793 Autograph Letter Signed "S. H.", as Governor of Connecticut, 1p, 7.25" x 8.5" Norwich, [Connecticut], September 3, 1793 to John Temple, the British consul-general to the United States, concerning the return of an English ship seized by an illegal French privateer. Usual folds with two partial separations repaired on verso, expertly laid into a larger sheet, overall fine condition. Huntington writes in full, "I am this day honore'd with your letter of the 29th Ulto. by Capt Robert Barry; & agreeably to your desire have restored to him the Brig. Nancy with all the Appurtenances & Cargo that were found on board at the time she was taken into to Custody by [the] Government[.]" The French privateers, Petit Democrat and the Carmognole, seized the English brig Nancy, commanded by Captain John Barry, while en route from Jamaica to Philadelphia. The privateers and their prize arrived in New London on August 22, 1793. (Daily Advertiser, New York, Aug. 28, 1793, 2). The privateers had been outfitted in Delaware and cruised for nearly a year and a half under French colors attacking British shipping along the North American coast at the behest of the new French Ambassador Edmond-Charles GenÍt. (A Collection of State Papers, Relative to the War Against France now carrying on by Great-Britain and the several other European Powers, Vol. 2, 431).

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        Gymnastik für die Jugend, enthaltend eine praktische Anweisung zu Leibesübungen. Ein Beytrag zur nöthigsten Verbesserung der körperlichen Erziehung.

      Schnepfenthal, im Verlag der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt, 1793.. Erstausgabe 663 S. Halbleder. Erstausgabe von 1793. - Buchklappen bestoßen und mit aufgeriebenen Stellen, lederner Buchrücken ebenfalls mit Abrieb; Schmuckpapier des Vorsatzes mit Ausrissen und Aufkleberresten sowie einem Namenszug; vereinzelte und dezente Bleistiftanstreichungen auf ca. 6 Seiten; Seiten altersbedingt nachgedunkelt und mit vereinzelten grauen Flecken. Altersgemäß ein schönes, stabiles und gepflegtes Exemplar. - Das Buch enthält drei Bände bzw " Abtheilungen " und ist komplett mit Frontispiz und 9 Kupferstichen, enthält aber keine Falttafeln. Vorangestellt sind Vorreden und Widmungen sowie ein Verzeichnis der Subskribenten. Buchrücken mit Goldprägung, Schnitt rot.

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        Ueber das erste Wesensgesetz in der Schöpfung. Eine Rede, abgelesen auf der churf. Hofbibliothek, als die churf. Akademie der Wissenschaften ihren Stiftungstag, und zugleich das Fest der fünfigjährigen Regierung Sr. ist regierenden Churfürst. Durchlaucht u. u.feyerte, von dem Churfürst. Hofrath und geheimen Archivar von Eckartshausen Mitgliede dieser und verschiedener anderer Akademien. Den 2ten April.

      München, J. Lindauer 1793. S. 347-384, 2 Vignetten, 23 x 18,5 cm, Deckblatt handschr. beschrieben, Ecken geknickt, Bindung gelockert, Einband fleckig, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, leicht stockfleckig, Inhalt gut erhalten.. Karl von Eckartshausen (1752-1803) war Schriftsteller, Philosoph und Theosoph. Er verfasste nun zahlreiche religiöse, mystische (sogar kabbalistische) und alchemistische Schriften.

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        Oeuvres completes. 34 Bände in 16 Bänden, mit Supplement in Bd. 33/34.

      Basle [Basel], Thourneisen 1793-95.. 8°. Mit 17 gef., meist. gest. Tabellen u. Notentafeln. Halblederbde. d.Z. auf 5 Bünden, mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und Rotschnitt (stärker berieben, Ecken bestossen, Kapitale und Rücken teils mit Fehlstellen)., fester Einband. Innendeckel mit ExLibris und Leimspuren, stellenweise stockfleckig und vereinzelt Feuchtigkeitsspuren. - Senelier S.219. 1.914. Dufour II, S.75. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        Promenade durch die Schweiz.

      Hamburg, Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann 1793.. 8°. 2 Bll., 270 S. Mit Titelkupfer, gestochen von J.D. Heidenreich. Pappbd. Rückenschild (Ecken bestossen, berieben)., fester Einband. Reisebeschreibung verschiedener Orte der Schweiz: Konstanz, Schaffhausen, Reineck, Lichtensteig, Leukerbad, Interlaken, Lauterbrunnen, Ursern, Einsiedeln u.a. - Der gest. Titel zeigt eine Ansicht vom Staubbach. - Vorsatz mit Besitzerstempel, stellenweise fleckig. - Wäber 46. Barth 17579. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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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 Various Original Pieces of His Composition . . . The Second Edition, Revised and Augmented

      London: Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1793.. London: Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1793.. Second edition; the first in 8vo format; this copy does have c3 in volume one, the inserted leaf of additional corrections - which is not always present.. Some foxing in the text (prelims mostly, including the frontis portrait in vol. 1) and minor stains; very nice copy. . Pottle 81; Rothschild 468. 3 vols, 8vo, contemporary tree calf (rebacked), red morocco labels, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait and two facsimiles. ¦ The second and last edition published in Boswell&#39;s lifetime, with numerous additions, including accounts of Johnson which were sent to Boswell in response to the first edition and a chronological bibliography of Johnson&#39;s works, which appears here for the first time.

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        La Crise Americaine

      Paris, Chez Buisson, l'an IIe. de la Republique Francoise 1793 - [4], 124 p. ; 20 cm. First French edition. Bound in modern back leather. Gilt lettering on spine. Gilt ruled. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Adams 116. The American Crisis, translated into French in 1793, echoes the original period in 1776, when Thomas Paine first wrote it. As when the Americans were fighting against British in a war of freedom and ideals, so to were the French fighting the British in a war of ideals. Edmund Burke 1790 treatise, Reflections on the Revolution in France, painted a dark cloud upon the new French Republic. However, Thomas Paine became a friend to the new fledgling Republic with his refutation, Rights of Man in 1791. With his strong revolutionary beliefs, Paine, despite his inability to speak French, was voted as a representative in the National Convention. In the short year he was in politics he was associated with the Girondins, which proved his downfall, when the Committee of Public Safety grew in power in 1793 and condemned condemned the Girondins to the guillotine. Regarded as an ally of the Girondins, Thomas Paine was removed from his place in the convention by decree and arrested and imprisoned in December 1793. The book's publication date of 24th Frimaire, which translated from the old Republican Calendar, means the 14th of December 1793, makes this book of particular interest. Paines arrest in December 1793, after the Law of Frimaire, transformed the Republic a parliamentary dictatorship and painted France's once great supporter into a common criminal. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch für angehende Cameralisten und Versuch einer Beantwortung der Frage: Wie können die den Staaten so äußerst nothwendigen Cameralwissenschaften zu mehrerer Vollkommenheit gebracht werden? von C. F. F. Erster [und Zweyter] Theil.

      Leipzig, bey Voß und Compagnie 1793-1794.. Oktav (21 x 12,5 cm), schlichte Pappbände der Zeit mit Rotschnitt, LVIII, 480 S. und 2 (von 3) Falttabellen; XVIII, 420 S. und 3 Falttafeln. Einbände berieben und beschabt, zeitgenössischer Beschrieb mit Literaturhinweis auf vorderem fliegenden Vorsatz von Band 1, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz von Band 1 mit Ausschnitt, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz von Band 2 mit Abriß, eine Tabelle lose - OCLC-Nummer: 33029031 - Der Verfasser konnte bislang nicht ermittelt werden. - "Überzeugt von meinen wenigen Talenten wird mir es nicht einfallen, die Staatskunst abhandeln, oder sie vollkommener machen zu wollen; allein da doch der ganze Entzweck einer guten Staatskunst dahin gehet, solche Mittel zu erfinden, durch welche ein Staat innerlich glücklich und äußerlich furchtbar [sic!] gemacht wird; so ist doch gewiß, daß die Cameralwissenschaften, welche die Kunst, Vermögen zu erwerben und zu erhalten lehren, einen nicht geringen Theil der Staatskunst ausmachen, mithin für das Publikum von der größten Wichtigkeit sind." (Vorbericht)

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        Churpfalzbaierischer Praktik-Kalender, auf das Jahr ... 1794 ... In welchem nebst den Sonn- und Feyertägen, der Sonne und des Monds Auf- und Niedergang, nach Hrn. Pr. Schröters Regeln muthmaßliche Wetterstellungen, monatlicher Planetenstand, und andere nützliche Anmerkungen etc. zu finden

      M?en, Franz 1793. München, Franz 1793. 22 cm. (15), (9) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Frontispiz. Rot und schwarz gedruckt. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit mit Bronzefirnispapier bezogen. Auf dem Vorderdeckel Titelschild mit goldgeprägter Jahreszahl "1794" mit floraler Bordüre - Aus der Bibliothek von Otto Hupp mit handgezeichnetem Exlibris. Schöner Einband. 12 Seiten Kalendarium mit Monatsversen, Wetterprognosen und Planetenstand. Die Praktik beginnt mit den Jahreszeitenkapiteln, mit Witterungsprognosen und dem Beitrag über Sonnen- und Mondfinsternisse. Anschließend Verzeichnis der Jahrmärkte, Post-Tabellen für München und Aderlasstafel. Der Einbandbezug ist signiert: Augsburg, Joh. Wilh. Meyer. Kalendarium mit 6 Blatt Schreibpapier durchschossen -

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        The Cabinet-Makers&#39; London Book Of Prices, And Designs Of Cabinet Work, Calculated For The Convenience Of Cabinet Makers In General: Whereby The Prince Of Executing Any Piece Of Work May Be Easily Found Illustrated With Twenty-Nine Copper-Plates, Containing Above Two Hundred Various Designs, Intended As A Guide Towards The Prices

      London: W. Brown and A.O'Neil, 1793. London: W. Brown and A.O&#39;Neil, 1793. Second edition, with additions. Hardcover. Half leather and marbled boards rebacked. Very good/No Dust Jacket. [XVI], 266 pages in text, with No.1. Supplement to The Cabinet-Makers&#39; London Book Of Prices. Engraved frontispiece, 31 engraved plates. Shearer exercised considerable influence over George Hepplewhite, with whom there is reason to believe that he was closely associated, while Thomas Sheraton has recorded his admiration for work which has often been attributed to others. Shearer, in turn, owes something to the Adam brothers, and no doubt, to the stock designs of his predecessors. Shearer worked at his craft with his own hands, he was literally a cabinet-maker, although we surmise, he never made chairs. Early inscription title page, some toning more prominent first few and last leaves, remainder generally clean, endpapers renewed, corner wear.

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        Ueber die Natur und den Gebrauch der Bäder.

      Hahnsche Buchhandlung,, Hannover, 1793 - Hannover, Hahnsche Buchhandlung, 1793. 8°. XVIII, 456 S., 1 S. Druckfehler, 1 w. Bl. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem rotem Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Blake 287. - Hirsch IV, 124. - Erste Ausgabe. - Allgemeine Bäderlehre des Direktors des Bades von Bad Pyrmont. Marcard war einer der bedeutendsten Badeärzte des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Fliegender Vorsatz mit dem Besitzerstempel des "Cantons-Physicus Dr. Kottmann, Solothurn". - Sehr schönes, ungelesenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem rotem Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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