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        The Life of Samuel Johnson. Three volume set. Associate copy. 1793

      London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly. G : in good condition without dust jackets as issued. Minor rubbing and wear to boards - volume 2 with sm. area of loss to leather on front board. Previous owner's inscriptions to feps. Corner tear to pp17-18 (vol 1) with no loss to text. Ink dedication laid-in to volume 1. 1793. Second Edition revised and augmented. Full leather covers. 200mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). xxxvi, 603pp, 34pp, 711pp. Engraved frontis plate of Samuel Johnson after Joshua Reynolds (volume 1); folding plates (volume 2 and to rear of volume 3). First octavo edition of Boswell's 'Life of Johnson'. Published April 3rd 1793 Second Edition, second state: v.1 p.135 line 10 states 'give' as in corrected version. Front endpaper of volume 1 with pasted copperplate inscription relating to Francis Barber, Dr. Johnson's manservant and heir: 'Francis Barber the faithful valued black son of Dr Samuel Johnson who died in the infirmary of Stafford February 13th 1801' Previous owner's name (John Darlington) and date of 1853 to feps. .

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        Plan of the Siege of York Town in Virginia

      London, 1793. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 10.75" x 12.75". This battle plan of the Siege at Yorktown is an important contemporary representation of an important historical moment in the American Revolution. This second issue of the map, originally published in Banastre Tarleton's "A History of the Campaigns of 1780 & 1781" is from a re-engraving made for Stedman's 1793 "History of the American War." The battle involved a surprise attack by the French and the Americans on Cornwallis's troops statined in the Lower Chesapeake. The map has troop and forts labeled as French, British, and American according to a key in the lower left corner. The map also has a number of features of the siege itself, such as sunken vessels, notes on the lines of attach, and the positions of general including Lincoln, Lafayette, Washington and Rochambeau. Forts, positions, roads and topographical details are given. The map is in very good condition with a narrow left margin. Some stains and foxing. Philadelphia-born military historian Charles Stedman was a Loyalist who served under General Cornwallis. After escaping American capture, he published his authoritative two-volume history of the war, which is seen today as the best contemporary account of the Revolution from the British side. This map is a fine example of his work.

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        The Civil and Executive Officers' Assistant Containing the Forms of

      1793. Goodrich, John [1753-1800]. The Civil And Executive Officer's Assistant: Containing the Forms of Bonds, Bills, Deeds, Letters of Attorney, Policies of Insurance, Releases, Wills, Writs, Pleas, Officers Returns and Justices Records of Court. With the Power and Duty of Justices of the Peace as contained in the laws of the State of Connecticut , and exhibiting the duty and Province of Select-Mfn [sic], Constables, Grand-Jurors, &c: With an Appendix Containing a Concise Mode of Casting Interest, Keeping Town Accompts, And Transacting Public Business with Facility and Accuracy. [New Haven]: Printed and Sold by Abel Morse, 1793. xii, 9-305 (i.e.309) pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, red lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, a few scuffs to boards, rear joint just starting at foot, rear hinge cracked. Light browning to text, light foxing in a few places, internally clean. A very nice well preserved copy in the original state. * First edition. First published in 1793 by the author. Educated at Dartmouth and Yale, "[h]e had several different occupations, in 1784 he became a member of the County Medical Society; in 1786 and for a few years thereafter, he ran a drug store; later he kept an inn and served as a constable; and by 1793 he had become a lawyer": Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8009. This edition not in James, Treatises Printed in the British Colonies and the United States Before 1801. Evans, American Bibliography 33807.

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

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

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        Mémoires secrets et curieux des Cours, des gouvernements et des moeurs des principaux états d'Italie.

      Buisson,, Paris, 1793 - Tre volumi di cm. 19,5, pp. (4) viii, 495 (1); (4) 478; (4) 480. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro. Dentelles interne, sguardie marmorizzate e tagli dorati. Bell’esemplare, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Alcune delel preliminari del primo volume sono legate nel terzo. Edizione originale, rara di un’opera di grande interesse storico ed economico. A testimonianza, le ristampe dell'anno successivo a Londra e a Francoforte in traduzione tedesca. D'Ancona: p. 60: "Il I vol. riguarda il regno di Napoli, il II Roma e lo Stato della Chiesa, il III Lucca, la Toscana, o per dir meglio Livorno, e poi Modena (ca. 120 pp.), Parma, Genova, la Corsica (30 pp.) e il Principato di Monaco. L'opera del Conte, poi cittadino Gorani milanese (Milano, 1740 - Ginevra, 1819), è di molta importanza, e meriterebbe di essere rimessa in onore, corredandola di opportune illustrazioni. Ci possono essere degli sbagli e dei giudizi men retti, dovuti alle opinioni giacobine dell'A., ma il fondo è veridico, e le notizie abbondanti e svariate.". L'A. ebbe una vita avventurosa e ricca di incontri proficui e importanti: formatosi nella Milano dei Verri e dei Beccaria, combatté contro i Prussiani, da cui fu fatto prigioniero. In Germania ebbe modo di seguire delle lezioni di Kant e di apprezzare la figura di sovrano illuminato di Federico II. Dopo il ritorno in patria, intraprese un lungo viaggio che lo portò in giro per l'Italia, la Corsica, la Sardegna e poi l'oriente: Grecia, Impero turco e paesi balcanici. Fu poi in Spagna, Portogallo e infine Vienna, dove divenne funzionario di Maria Teresa, finché egli non espresse con troppa franchezza all'imperatrice la sua avversione nei confronti di Firmian e di Kaunitz. Dopo un breve viaggio in Inghilterra e in Francia, raggiunse Costantinopoli, dove cercò, forse su consiglio del Voltaire, di restaurare al trono i vecchi Commeni. Soggiornò di nuovo a Milano, quindi visitò il Regno di Napoli e Roma. Fu quindi in Svizzera e poi in Francia, dove dal 1790 fissò la propria residenza, divenendo cittadino francese e avvicinandosi ad alcuni intellettuali, tra cui Condorcet, Bailly, Barthélemy e Mirabeau. Di questi tracciò poi spregiudicati profili nei suoi Mémoires. Nel 1793 riparò di nuovo in Svizzera fuggendo il Terrore. In quell'anno ".egli fece uscire a Parigi i Mémoires secrets, i quali gli suscitarono l'odio di alcuni sovrani, soprattutto di Maria Carolina di Napoli, che lo perseguitò. I Mèmoires,non sono opera di gran valore per la storia del pensiero del G., ché egli mirò a raccontare avventure, viaggi, amori e a descrivere la corruzione delle corti italiane, piuttosto che spiegare il corso delle proprie idee politiche e filosofiche." (Diz. lett. it. Laterza, III pp. 166-169). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INQUIRIES INTO THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF THE SCIENCE OF HERALDRY IN ENGLAND, with Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns

      R. Raikes for B. &J. White, Gloucester 1793 - bound in 3/4 modern brown morocco with marbled paper covered boards, corners slightly bumped, but otherwise exterior is near fine. Contents very good with engraved title, a number of engraved vignettes, one folding plate and 26 other plates. 8 of the plates are hand colored and one is tinted. there is a stain on one page (107), otherwise the contents are near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventurer

      London: printed for Silvester Doig, 1793. New Edition. Leather Bound. Good/No Jacket. 4 vols. iii, 250; 238; 249; 244 p. 18 cm. Frontispiece in each volume. New edition. Full tree calf leather, outer hinges cracked, spines chipped. Bookplates. Owner's signature on title page. Foxing. Volume three has a stain on p 43-57. Contains all 140 issues of The Adventurer, which ran from 1752-1754. Of the 140 issues, about 25 are by Samuel Johnson. The last number of Johnson's 'Rambler' appeared on March 14, 1752. Encouraged by its success, Hawkesworth, in company with Johnson, Bathurst, and Warton, started the "Adventurer". The first number was published on Nov. 7, 1752, and the last on March 9, 1754. This series of essays was a great success, and has been frequently reprinted. Hawkesworth signed the last essay with his full name. He wrote some 70 or 72 of the papers. Hawkesworth had considerable literary talent. So successful was he in the imitation of Johnson's style that Catherine Talbot declared that she discerned Dr. Johnson 'though all the papers". At the beginning of his career he was an intimate friend of Johnson, and was a member of the Rambler Club. The success of the 'Adventurer', according to Hawkins, 'elated him too much' and soon after attaining his Lambeth degree his intimacy with Johnson ceased.

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        7 lettere con firma autografa

      - DE MARCO Carlo. Per circa un trentennio ministro di Giustizia e per gli Affari Ecclesiastici di Carlo di Borbone e di Ferdinado IV Re di Napoli. 7 lettere con firma autografa tutte indirizzate a Donato Tommasi, Palermo; e comprese tra il 10 Agosto 1793 ed il 5 Marzo 1796. Pagine in 4to per lo più su carta azzurrina. Sono lettere con scritti augurali per il nuovo anno, comunicazioni delle decisioni reali, rendiconti di amministrazioni ducali passate alla Corona. Un interessante e rara documentazione della vita amministrativa della Corte Borbonica.

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        7 LETTERE CON FIRMA AUTOGRAFA

      DE MARCO Carlo. Per circa un trentennio ministro di Giustizia e per gli Affari Ecclesiastici di Carlo di Borbone e di Ferdinado IV Re di Napoli. 7 lettere con firma autografa tutte indirizzate a Donato Tommasi, Palermo; e comprese tra il 10 Agosto 1793 ed il 5 Marzo 1796. Pagine in 4to per lo più su carta azzurrina. Sono lettere con scritti augurali per il nuovo anno, comunicazioni delle decisioni reali, rendiconti di amministrazioni ducali passate alla Corona. Un interessante e rara documentazione della vita amministrativa della Corte Borbonica.

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        A Trip to Holy-head in a Mail Coach with a Churchman and a Dissenter, in the Year MCCXCIII

      London: Printed for B. Law and Son and J. Debrett,, 1793,. [title leaf], [Advertisement leaf], 137 pp.; among the questions discussed are The Toleration Act, the American War, and the French Revolution; margins, first and last leafs dark, never bound signatures with only a remnant of the string tie remaining, . Photos available upon request.

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        A JOURNAL DURING A RESIDENCE IN FRANCE, FROM THE BEGINNING OF AUGUST, TO THE MIDDLE OF DECEMBER, 1792

      G. G. J. and J. Robinson, London 1793 - First edition of Moores account of the French Revolution. Two volume set bound in original 1/2 speckled calf over paper boards. Edges rubbed a bit and corners bumped in but bindings tight and square. Only markings are " D of Beaufort out(?) Lib" and " B G 17 " in quill inside front boards. Interior of volume 1 FINE, interior of volume 2 NEAR FINE with only 3 pages of mild foxing. Folding colored map bound in as frontis to volume 2. A near fine set once in the library of the Duke of Beaufort. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Mezzotint portrait, painted by Reynolds, and engraved by William Doughty"

      London: 24-Jun. 1793. "Approx. 18"" x 12½"", tipped at the top to a mat, and framed; minor spotting on the caption, else near fine. "

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        Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan; or the Mogul Empire

      London: for the Author By W. Bulmer and Co. (printers), 1793. 3rd edition, [cxl], [1-3]4-428pp., and four maps. To this edition, is an added supplement titled Memoir of the Map of the Peninsula, with a new title page and large folding map colored in outline as frontispiece, [1-2]3-48pp. Bound in a newer binding of marbled paper backed in brown leather, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated. An extensive 140p. introduction, illustrative of the geography and present division of that country and a map of the countries situated between the heads of the Indian Rivers and the Capsian Sea. Also, a supplementary map containing the improved geography of the countries contiguous to the Heads of the Indus and new to this edition, a second supplementary map, containing the new geography of the Peninsula of India; and an explanatory memoir exhibiting its natural, and political divisions. the latter conformable to the Treaty of Seringapatam, in March, 1792 with observations on the political and military advantages that may be derived from the new cessions; and an account of the site and remains of the ancient city of Beejanugguer. Contains the prefaces to the first, second and third editions, table of contents; explanation of the colouring of the map which point out the boundaries of the principal states now existing in Hindoostan; and these are divided into six classes, and an errata along with an introduction. Edward Godfrey Cox states in part on pg. 302 of his reference guide to Travel Literature: "James Rennell spent a great part of his life in India, or occupied in Indian affairs. His maps were of the greatest importance. His survey of Bengal, commenced in 1764, when he was only 22, was the first ever prepared. His second great work was the construction of the first approximately correct map of India. His maps of Africa and especially those prepared for Mungo Parks' Travels were the first to put the geography o that continent into intelligible shape." An important work with nice clean maps with no tears. Internally clean with an occasional browning to a few leaves. Quarto.

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        PRELECÇÕES DE DIREITO PATRIO PUBLICO, E PARTICULAR

      - OFFERECIDAS AO SERENISSIMO SENHOR D. JOAÕ PRINCIPE DO BRASIL, E COMPOSTAS PR FRANCISCO COELHO DE SOUZA E S. PAIO Desembargador da Relaçaõ do Porto, e Lente Proprietario de Historia de Direito Romano e Patrio em a Universidade de Coimbra. PRIMEIRA E SEGUNDA PARTE. Em que se tracta das Noções preliminares, e do Direito Publico Portuguez. COIMBRA: NA REAL IMPRENSA DA UNIVERSIDADE. ANNO DE CIC. ICCC. LXXXXXIII. [1793]. Seguido de: Idem, TERCEIRA PARTE. Em que se trata do Livro segundo das Ord. Filippinas pelo methodo synthetico compendioso demonstrativo. COIMBRA: NA REAL IMPRENSA DA UNIVERSIDADE. ANNO DE CIC. ICCC. LXXXXXIV. [1794]. Obra em 3 partes em 1 volume. In 4º (de 21x14 cm) com xiv, 202, xv, 202 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada. Ilustrado no anterrosto com uma gravura de D. João VI Príncipe do Brasil; e com página de rosto própria na Terceira Parte. Exemplar com carimbos de posse (obliterados) na folha de rosto, encontrando-se ilegíveis. Inocêncio II, 366: ?Francisco Coelho de Sousa e Sampaio, Cavaleiro da Ordem de Cristo, Doutor na Faculdade de Leis, e Lente da cadeira da Historia do Direito romano e pátrio na Universidade de Coimbra, e depois Desembargador da Relação do Porto e Juiz dos Feitos da Coroa e Fazenda, etc. Das investigações a que procedeu a meu rogo no arquivo da Universidade o rev.do Prior Manuel da Cruz Pereira Coutinho, resultou verificar se que o nome dele não existe nos livros de matrícula posteriores a reforma de 1772; coligindo se d'aí que se matriculou, e doutorou anteriormente aquele ano. Morreu em Lisboa, na freguesia de Santa Isabel (segundo creio), entre 1820 e 1823, sendo já octogenário, ou pouco menos. Prelecções do Direito Patrio, publico e parlicular, offerecidas eo serenissimo senhor D. João Principe do Brasil. Primeira e segunda parte, em que se tracta das Nocões preliminares e do Direito Publico Portuguez. Coimbra, na Real Imp. da Universidadc 1793. 4.º de XIV 202 pag. Terceira parte. Em que se tracta do livro II das Ordenações Filippinas pelo methodo synthetico compendioso demonstrativo. Coimbra, mesma Typ. 1794. 4.º de XVI 202 pag. Esta obra, que o autor escreveu para servir de compendio na cadeira que regia, é ainda útil para a historia do nosso direito pátrio. Ao menos assim o afirma o Sr. Dr. Abranches na sua Bibl. do Advogado'. Location/localizacao: 3-A4-C-34

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        Dell'elettricismo. Opere. Dell'elettricismo artificiale. Tomo I. Lettere del B. al Ch. Signor Dottor Beccari. Libro secondo.

      Subject: (Scienze). Macerata, dalla Nuova Stamperia di Antonio Cortesi, 1793, 4to cartonato coevo, bel ritratto inciso in antiporta, pp. 40 - 26 - 143-(1) - 121-(1) con capilettera fig. e final. xil. (Hard Cover)

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        Fables (Two Volumes Bound in one)

      London : Printed for John Stockdale . Good ++ . 1793 . . Hardback . .

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        A Tour Through The South of England, Wales, And Part of Ireland,

      ONT> ONT>, 1793 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautifully illustrated travel book touring the South of England, small parts of Ireland and Wales. The tour starts from Portsmouth, Hampshire, continues through Wiltshire, Cornwall and all surrounding counties, ending in Middlesex. First editionWith eleven colourplates of picturesque scenery. Edward Daniel Clarke was an English naturalist, mineralogist and traveller. With a dedication to Henry TuftonCondition: In a fullstraight grain morocco binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities, particularly to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (2 vols, complete)

      Edinburgh: T. Cadell and William Creech, 1793. Second edition, "considerably enlarged. Bound by Bayntun in full dark green straight-grained morocco; gilt corner-pieces, double fillets, gilt spines in 6 compartments, elaborately gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, aeg.. Fine. Today Bayntun is the last of the fine English bookbinders left standing, having absorbed Riviere and Zaehnsdorf. This set was probably bound in the firm's history, which was founded in 1829.

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        The Fisherman's Return

      London: Published by Thomas Macklin, 14 March, 1793. Stipple engraving. 17 1/2 x 21 5/8 inches. 21 3/8 x 26 7/8 inches. A fine copy of this beautiful print after Francis Wheatley, one of the most celebrated genre painters of his day. Wheatley was born and trained in London, and in 1769 was one of the first students admitted to the newly founded Royal Academy. Although he initially practiced as a landscape painter, by the mid 1770s he had become a popular painter of small-scale portraits and informal 'conversation-pieces'. From the 1780s onwards, Wheatley turned increasingly to sentimental domestic scenes that were perfectly attuned to the genteel sensibilities of the period. Today he is generally remembered for his Cries of London, which depicted street vendor such as milkmaids, and fruit sellers engaged in their trade on the street sides. This series was a great success, and inspired a myriad of different engravings and copies by celebrated artists such as Johan Zoffany and J. G. Huck. Wheatley's pretty genre paintings of rural and domestic life were a great source of inspiration for contemporary engravers who reproduced his work with industrious vigor. The popularity of these engravings greatly enhanced Wheatley's reputation, and made him one of the most celebrated painters of his day. Roberts F. Wheatley, R.A. His Life and Works p.46 (undated issue)

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        Voyage a la Guiane et a Cayenne, fait en 1789 et années suivantes; Contenant une Description Géographique de ces Contrées, l'Histoire de leur Découverte; les Possessions et Etablissements des Français, des Hollandais, des Espagnols et des Portugais dans

      Chez l'éditeur 1793 - A Paris, chez l'Éditeur, An VI de la république [1793]. In 8 de IX-[1 errata]-400pp., reliure cartonnée rigide marron de l'époque, plats ornés d'un papier brossé de couleur marron, grande carte dépliante en couleurs en début de volume avec une petite déchirure, trois gravures représentant des indiens et un animal hors texte, exemplaire non rogné, quelques rares rousseurs, bon exemplaire de cet ouvrage peu commun. Première édition de cet ouvrage fort intéressant et rare. Louis-Marie Prudhomme (1752-1830) fut un libraire, relieur et journaliste natif de Lyon. Il écrivit entre 1787 et 1789 plus de 1500 pamphlets, ce qui lui valut d'être plusieurs fois arrêté et emprisonné. De 1789 à 1794 il publia un journal ''Les révolutions de Paris''. En 1797, il publia ''L'histoire générale et impartiale des erreurs, des fautes et des crimes commis pendant la révolution'' en 6 volumes, ouvrage qui fut saisi par la police du Directoire. En 1799 il fut nommé directeur des hôpitaux de Paris. Durant la même période de juin à octobre 1799, il édita un quotidien ''Le voyageur''. Il fut hostile à l'Empire et accueilla favorablement la restauration. Enfin en 1825 il publia son dernier livre ''L'Europe tourmentée par la révolution de France, ébranlée par dix-huits années de promenades meurtrières de Napoléon Bonaparte'' en 2 volumes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ephemerides nauticas, ou diario astronomico para o anno de 1793. Calculado para o meridiano de Lisboa, e publicado por ordem da Academia Real das Sciencias .

      Lisbon, Na Officina da Academia Real das Sciencias, 1793. - Woodcut arms of Academia Real das Sciencias on title page. Numerous woodcut tables in text. viii, 149 pp., (3 pp. with "Catalogo das obras já impressas, e mandadas compôr pela Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa . . ."). 4°, contemporary crimson morocco (slight wear at extremities; leather darkened in a few spots), flat spine richly gilt in floral pattern, gilt letter, covers with richly gilt tooled borders containing acorns and flowers and with gilt royal Portuguese arms at center, edges of covers milled, marbled endleaves, all text block edges gilt. Occasional very light foxing. In fine condition. Eighteenth-century stamp of second Duke of Lafões on title page. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this nautical and astronomical almanac for the year 1793. A number of similar volumes were published by the Academia Real das Sciencias annually from 1788 through 1796. All are rare. Some were published anonymously, others by Custodio Gomes de Villas?Boas. At least one was written by him in collaboration with Francisco Antonio Ciera and Francisco de Borja Garção Stockler, and others were published by José Maria Dantas Pereira de Andrade.Villas-Boas (1741?1808), an artillery officer, was a member of the Academia Real das Sciencias and "jubilado" in the Academia Real de Marinha. A native of Guimarães or Barcellos, he made a number of contributions to the @Memorias of the Academia Real das Sciencias on navigation and astromomy, and, jointly with Francisco Antonio Ciera translated Flamsteed's @Atlas celeste into Portuguese, with revisions and corrections.@Provenance: The second Duke of Lafões, D. João Carlos de Bragança Sousa Ligne Tavares Mascarenhas da Silva (1719-1806), was of the closest possible affinity to the royal house: his father was the legitimized son of D. Pedro II. A nobleman of great talent and public spirit, he led the aristocratic opposition to Pombal, living outside Portugal during most of Pombal's reign. In the quarter-century after Pombal's fall he became one of the dominant public figures. He was appointed Councilor of War in 1780, of State in 1796, and Marshall-General of the Portuguese armies. A man of great culture and scientific appreciation and a witty and generous patron, the Duke assisted both Gluck and Mozart during his absence from Portugal. Immediately upon his return he founded the Academy of Sciences in order to assure Portugal the benefits of the philosophic enlightenment.---- Not in Innocêncio; see II, 112?3 and IX, 97. Not located in OCLC. Porbase cites a single copy, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. No locations for any of the @Ephemerides nauticas published by the Academia Real das Sciencias are given in WorldCat. The British Library has a run of ten volumes from 1788 to 1796. Josiah cites a copy of the volume for the year 1800 ONLY at the John Carter Brown Library. No volumes located in Hollis or Orbis. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VIAGE ESTATICO AL MUNDO PLANETARIO, EN QUE SE OBSERVAN EL MECANISMO y los principales fenómenos del cielo; se indagan sus causas físicas, y se demuestran la existencia de Dios y sus admirables atributos

      - Madrid, Imp. de Aznar, 1793-94, 4 tomos de 20,5x14,5 en piel, 10 h.+XXXII+280 págs.+1 h.+ 1 lámina plegada, 2 h.+292 págs.+ 1 lámina plegada, 10 h.+396 págs.+ 1 lámina plegada , 2 h.+324 págs.,

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        Observations on the Different Modes of Puncturing the Bladder in Cases of Retention of Urine... [bound with] Nouveau Traitement des Retentions D'Urine et des Retrecissemenrts de L'Uretre par Le Catheterisme Rectiligne...

      London; Paris The Medicinal Laboratory; J B Bailliere 1793. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Some light marking to paragraphs. Scattered browning and dust soiling tp page ends. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking Second Edition Half leather marbled board cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 171pp; xiv, 184pp + plates, + 40pp catalogue. 10 engraved plates in book 2. Pointing Out the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Mode of Operating, Under Different Circumstancrs and Diseases, Which Obtained the Annual premium of A Medical Society..' To which is added an appendix, containing observations on some of the causes of retention of urine, and on the use of catheters..' Book 2 'Nouveau Traitement' published in 1834 in French.

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        Constitution, Articles of Confederation, Rules, and Membership List of The Provident Society of Philadelphia, dated 1793-1808

      - small folio, 48 pages (includes 35 pages concerning the Provident Society of Philadelphia, 8 pages of writing not pertaining to the Provident Society such as later penmanship exercises, later receipts, etc, and 5 blank pages), contemporary quarter leather and marbled boards with red leather front cover label. Some pages missing. The lower edges worn with slight loss of a few pages' text. some foxing and stains, uniform light toning. The articles of incorporation dated April 3, 1793, with certificate laid in, missing seal, entries written in ink, in a legible hand. This manuscript is a remarkable record of the Provident Society and contains its Constitution, Articles of Confederation, Rules and Orders, and membership lists (names and addresses) of the Provident Society of Philadelphia from 1793 to 1808. The Society was organized for the mutual benefit of its members. It includes the Articles of Incorporation dated 3 April 1796, laid in and signed by A.J. Dallas (Alexander James Dallas), Secretary of the Commonwealth (later U.S. Secretary of Treasury), who then sent it to Matthew Irvin, Master of Rolls, who also signed it. The articles of incorporation were examined by justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and signed by four of them, Thomas McKean, Edward Shippen, J. Yeates, and Thomas Smith. The Pennsylvania State Attorney General, Jared Ingersoll, also examined and signed the document. The three men who signed the articles for the Provident Society, presumably the founders or first officers, were engraver John Vallance, school master Matthew Huston, and house carpenter Laurence Justice. The volume also includes three pages which carry the Rules and Orders of the Society. Following there is a list for 213 members between the years 1793 to 1808. The list includes the names of the members, the date they joined, and for many of them, the address where they lived. They are all Philadelphians of the period. Many of the members lived in the southeast corner of the city and the then adjacent district of Southwark (today the neighborhood of Queen Village) and appear to be working men, tradesmen, or shop owners. The society offered its members sick and death benefits, provided they were members for a certain period of time and their dues were current The Provident Society of Philadelphia was founded in 1793 (incorporated 1796), the year that the Yellow Fever raged through Philadelphia. In all likelihood, the epidemic helped the society grow. According to a contemporary news article about the society (Democratic Press, 6 April 1810) on the celebration of its seventeenth anniversary, the emblem of the society was a bee's hive with bees buzzing around it. The symbolism was meant to show that cooperating together the members could help one another. The toasts given at this occasion had obvious pro-labor and patriotic overtones. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aranei, or a natural history of spiders including the principal parts of the well known work 'English spiders' by Eleazar Albin ...

      Subject: (Scienze naturali - Illustrato). London, 1793, folio t.tela mod. pp. VIII-70 con 11 tav. + pp. 31 con 16 tavole. I due front. l'antip. e due tav. di medaglie sono qui presenti in fotocopie o foto a colori. Inoltre due delle prime 11 ed una delle ultime 17 sono pure in foto a colori. Mancano quindi quattro tavole (su 29) di ragni; le 25 tavole esistenti, tutte incise in rame e finemente colorate sono della pi? grande bellezza e di assoluta rarit? come tutte le opere del M.

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        History of Quadrupeds

      London: B & J White, 1793. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. B. & J. White, London, 1793. 3rd Edition. 2 vol set. Large 8vo (9.75 inches tall). Pages x, xxx, 306; 324, 2 plates, Index . Engraved title vignettes, 113 engraved plates by Peter Mazell. Rebound (c1980s) in ¾ leather with appropriate marbled paper to boards. New endpapers. Recent bookplates. Decorative blind tooling to leather on boards. Raised bands to spine, gilt lining to bands. Gilt decoration, gilt titling and gilt label to spine. Light foxing to first 10 pp of Vol II, otherwise contents, bright, unmarked and free from foxing. Faint off-setting of plates. 3 inch tear to title page of Volume 1 repaired. Light fading to spines. Overall a very good set

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        ARISTOTLE'S MASTER-PIECE COMPLETED. IN TWO PARTS. THE FIRST CONTAINING THE SECRETS OF GENERATION IN ALL THE PARTS THEREOF...THE SECOND PART BEING A PRIVATE LOOKING- GLASS FOR THE FEMALE SEX

      New York: Printed for the Company of Flying Stationers, 1793.. 130pp. plus frontis. Contemporary patterned paper boards with leather spine. Front board detached, spine partially perished. Some minor soiling and light wear. Very good. In a half morocco box. An early American edition of this famous and mildly racy publication. As a result of its frank discussion of sexual matters, this work was considered pornographic and is considered to be "the dirty book of the early modern period." The book contains detailed descriptions of sexual intercourse, human sexual development, sexual organs, the exact meaning of virginity, sterility, pregnancy, childbirth, adultery, etc. The frontispiece shows "The Effigies of a Maid all hairy, and an infant that was born black, by the Imagination of the Parents." There are also several woodcuts in the text, including an illustration of a womb and the female reproductive system. Rare, with only ten copies noted by ESTC. EVANS 25120. ESTC W6202. AUSTIN 61.

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        Signed Document

      1793 - Together with a fine contemporary engraved portrait of Moultrie, full figure in uniform, standing on the battlefield. In 1780 Moultrie was captured & was imprisoned for two years. After his release he was appointed Major General by an Act of Congress and later served two terms as Governor of South Carolina. Revolutionary War patriot who successfully defended Fort Sullivan, preventing Sir Henry Clinton from dividing South Carolina. Partly printed autographed document signed, 2 pages, oblong folio, July 1, 1793, State of South Carolina land transfer deed, granting 1000 acres unto Benjamin Pearce, in the District of Orangeburgh, Winston County.witnessed by His Excellency William Moultrie who has boldly signed the lower border on either side of the hanging ribbon. With a second autographed document attached, 4to, June 5, 1793, a surveyor's report outlining the boundaries and borders pertinent to the Pearce parcel. Seal no longer present, weakness at folds with tape repairs, slight tears at borders, two small holes not affecting text.

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        Observations on the Different Modes of Puncturing the Bladder in Cases of Retention of Urine. [bound with] Nouveau Traitement des Rétentions D'Urine et des Rétrécissemenrts de L'Urètre par Le Cathétérisme Rectiligne. 2 volumes in one

      The Medicinal Laboratory; J B Baillière, London; Paris 1793 - 171pp; xiv, 184pp + plates, + 40pp catalogue. 10 engraved plates in book 2. Pointing Out the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Mode of Operating, Under Different Circumstancrs and Diseases, Which Obtained the Annual premium of A Medical Society.' To which is added an appendix, containing observations on some of the causes of retention of urine, and on the use of catheters.' Book 2 'Nouveau Traitement' published in 1834 in French. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Some light marking to paragraphs. Scattered browning and dust soiling tp page ends. . Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking Half leather marbled board cover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MISSALE Romanum

      ex Typografia Simoniana 1793 MISSALE Romanum Decreto Sacrosanti Concilii Tridentinii restitutum S.Pii V Pontificis Maximi jussu editum Clementis VIII & Urbani VIII auctoritate recognitum in quo omnia accurate suis locis disposita sunt, & Missae novissimae Sanctorum adjectae. Neapoli, ex Typografia Simoniana, 1793. In folio; pp. XXXI, 428, CXII. Vignetta al frontespizio. Tre tavole a piena pagina incise in rame da Carlo Nolli e Ant. Zaballi. Testo su due colonne, caratteri neri e rossi. Alcune pagine con note musicali. Testate, capilettera e finaletti. Tracce d'umido. Legatura in velluto rosso, decorazioni ai piatti, stemma al centro di entrambi i piatti. Tagli dorati.

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        Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written By Himself. Together with Essays Humorous, Moral & Literary, Chiefly in the Manner of The Spectator

      G G J and J Robinson, London 1793 - Vol I: xi, with instructions to binder on verso of xi; 317, with three line errata on following leaf. Vol II: (5), 268. Page block 6 7/8" tall, binding 7 1/4" tall. old and possibly original coloring and polishing to all edges of page block. Newly rebound in full hand stained English calf, tooled to period, original red morocco spine labels, new handmade end papers. Very clean, square, unmarked, contents crisp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ioannis Tzetzae Antehomerica Homerica et Posthomerica e codicibus ededit et commentario instruxit Friedericus Iacobs.

      In Libraria Weidmannia 1793 - 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage bradel crème, In Libraria Weidmannia, Lipsiae [ Leipzig ], colophon : Ex Officina Breitkopfiana, 1793, XXXII-185 pp. Bon exemplaire (cachet d'ex-libris Ph. Le Bas en page de titre et au plat sup., dos très lég. frotté avec petit reste d'étiquette au dos en queue) provenant de la bibliothèque de l'helléniste, épigraphiste et archéologue français Philippe Le Bas (1794-1860). Langue: Grec [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Plan of a Course of Lectures on the Principles of Natural Philosophy

      Printed by J. Archdeacon Cambridge: Printed by J. Archdeacon. 1793. First. First edition. Octavo. [4], 163, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates. Modern period-style quarter morocco and marbled papercovered boards with red morocco spine label gilt. Each leaf of text followed by a blank leaf for notes. Some early ink notes, small chip on title page, pressed leaves between two leaves, a very good or better copy. An early work on the various aspects of physics, the examination of electricity contains Benjamin Franklin's hypotheses. ESTC T112148. .

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        Plan of the Siege of York Town in Virginia

      London, 1793. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 10.75" x 12.75". This battle plan of the Siege at Yorktown is an important contemporary representation of an important historical moment in the American Revolution. This second issue of the map, originally published in Banastre Tarleton's "A History of the Campaigns of 1780 & 1781" is from a re-engraving made for Stedman's 1793 "History of the American War." The battle involved a surprise attack by the French and the Americans on Cornwallis's troops statined in the Lower Chesapeake. The map has troop and forts labeled as French, British, and American according to a key in the lower left corner. The map also has a number of features of the siege itself, such as sunken vessels, notes on the lines of attach, and the positions of general including Lincoln, Lafayette, Washington and Rochambeau. Forts, positions, roads and topographical details are given. The map is in very good condition with a narrow left margin. Some stains and foxing. Philadelphia-born military historian Charles Stedman was a Loyalist who served under General Cornwallis. After escaping American capture, he published his authoritative two-volume history of the war, which is seen today as the best contemporary account of the Revolution from the British side. This map is a fine example of his work.

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        Relación histórica de la famosa invasión del exercito y armada de Francia en Cataluña en 1285; y de la valerosa resistencia que los Catalanes, Aragoneses y Valencianos, con su rey Don Pedro, hicieron a los enemigos en el Rosellón y el Ampurdán por tierra y por mar. Trasladada literalmente de la Historia de sus tiempos que escribió .

      Imp. Sancha, Madrid 1793 - 4º, 168 p., (3) hoj., leve sombra de humedad en el margen derecho de la portada. Pasta española época, hilos dorados. Muy estimada edición de una parte de la obra de Desclot, el Libro III de su Historia de Cataluña, traducida del manuscrito catalán por Rafael Cervera, que tiene el inestimable valor des ser contada por un testigo de los sucesos referidos. Historia de Cataluña. Corona de Aragón. Historia de Francia. History of Catalonia. Crown of Aragon. History of France.

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        Sermons on Various and Important Subjects, In Practical Divinity, Adapted to the Plainest Capacities, and Suited to the Family Closet (3 Volumes)

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

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        TOPOGRAPHICAL REMARKS RELATING TO THE SOUTH WESTERN PARTS OF HAMPSHIRE. To which is added a descriptive poem. In Two Volumes.

      Printed for R. Blamire, Strand, London. 1793 - FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes. 8vo. (9.3 x 5.9 inches). Volume 1; iv, (half title and title pages)viii, + inserted leaf with Author's note,299pp. Volume 2; iv,215pp, + appendix; iv,70pp, errata, directions to binder leaf. 2pp author and publishers adverts. The books were to be Illustrated with 11 copper plates but there is an inserted leaf from the Author informing the reader that the engraved pages and original printing plates were destroyed in a fire at the house of the plate printer and that he had taken the decision to issue the work anyway, at a reduced price, without the engravings. An unsophisticated copy in original publishers blue paper covered boards with grey paper spines. Printed paper labels. All edges untrimmed. Both spines are chipped, rubbed and have splits to the hinges, although all boards are intact. New hand written paper labels have at some time been laid onto the printed paper originals but these newer labels have flaked off in areas showing the originals beneath. The board edges are rubbed and bumped. A couple of neat ink stamps from the City Library at Cheapside but no other evidence of library ownership. A rare survivor in the original publishers boards. This work contains the author's descriptive elegiac poem entitled Hengistbury Head. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SAN GINESIO ILLUSTRATA, CON ANTICHE LAPIDI ED ANEDDOTI DOCUMNETI DALL'ABATE TELESFORO BENIGNI GOVERNATORE DI MONTALBODDO.

      FERMO, DAI TORCHI CAMERALI DI PALALDE, 1793- IBIDEM, 17952 voll. In-folio Discrete Cartonnage Al primo volume legatura tardo ottocentesca in cartoncino chiaro con rinforzo in carta zigrinata granata al dorso; al contropiatto anteriore, ex-libris di biblioteca estinta; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta impressi all'interno di cornice tipografica; timbro blu della celebre biblioteca Galletti; 2 pagine non numerate per dedica ad Angelo Antonio Giberti; 162 pagine numerate; CLXXXVI pagine numerate, compreso occhiello per Appendice di Documenti; 2 pagine non numerate, l'ultima bianca, per Errori. Secondo volume: legatura originale in cartonnage alla rustica; titolo manoscritto su tassello al dorso; al contropiatto anteriore, ex-libris di biblioteca estinta; occhiello, frontespizio con titolo e fregio tipografico; timbro blu della celebre biblioteca Galletti. 2 pagine di dedica a Giuseppe Antonio Reggi; 572 pagine numerate (da pagina 336, Appendice Diplomatica), finalino all'ultima pagina; XIX pagine numerate per, Indice. Rara opera storiografica pubblicata in due parti, la seconda due anni dopo la prima, sul comune marchigiano di San Ginesio, patria di Alberico Gentile. L'autore, uno storico locale, illustrò anche la Storia di San Genisio del Gualtieri. Il volume narra la storia della località e dei suoi abitanti attingendo direttamente da un gran numero di fonti, citate nel volume. Quello offerto dallo storico antiquario Telesforo Benigni nei due volumi della San Ginesio Illustrata ed in moltissimi contributi sparsi nei tomi delle Antichità Picene pubblicati nello stesso periodo di tempo dallo storico antiquario ed editore Giuseppe Colucci, è il più esauriente, anche se non sempre veritiero, approfondimento della storia di San Ginesio. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, diffuse fioriture o lievi ossidazioni alle carte; alle ultime pagine del primo volume, lieve gora all'angolo interno superiore; legature difformi, ma esemplari appartenuti alla stessa famiglia nobiliare. ITALIANO

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        The Natural History of Birds

      London: Strahan and Cadell, 1793. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Complete Nine Volume Set. 8vo. 262 plates as called for. Rebound (c 1980s) in half-leather with new endpapers. Blind tooling to spine and corners on the boards. Green marbled paper to boards. Raised bands to spine picked out in decorative gilt lines. Gilt titling to spine. Contents fine, clean and unmarked with no foxing. Recent booplate in each volume. A very good, robust set

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        DE AMPLITUDINE, EVERSIONE, ET RESTAURATIONE URBIS RAVENNÆ LIBRI TRES [...] A CAMILLO SPRETI [...] IN ITALICORUM IDIOMA VERSI, ET NOTIS ILLUSTRATI [...].

      RAVENNÆ, TYPIS ANTONII ROVERI APUD FRATRES FAVA, 1793-962 volumi divisi in 3 tomi. In-4° Buone Cartone Legatura originale in cartone ricoperto con carta decorata marrone. Al dorso tassello in carta recante autore, titolo e numerazione del volume. Tomo I: all'antiporta, tavola fuori testo eseguita al pointillè in seppia raffigurante il ritratto dell'autore inciso da G. Ginanni su invenzione e disegno della marchesa E. Spreti, occhiello, frontespizio, tavola fuori testo incisa all'acquaforte con lo stemma del dedicatario Carlo Teodoro duca di Baviera, (8), XXIV, 498, (20) pagine numerate, ritratto in ovale dello Spreti dopo pag. 76 e 13 tavole fuori testo incise in rame da Eredi da disegni di Volpini, oltre a numerose altre tavole dentro e fuori testo, alcune ripiegate, raffiguranti iscrizioni antiche; Tomo II: XVII, (1), 591, (5) pagine numerate compreso occhiello e frontespizio, 3 tavole fuori testo di cui l'ultima ripiegata incise in rame oltre ad altre tavole dentro e fuori testo raffiguranti antiche iscrizioni; Tomo III: occhiello, frontespizio, 264, (142) pagine numerate. Lozzi cita l'opera in esame come un'edizione "veramente splendida", essa tratta d'una serie di scritti sulla storia di Ravenna dall'Antichità all'alto Medioevo, riccamente illustrata da epigrafi e sculture rinvenute nel territorio. Il trattato di D. Spreti che è riportato nella versione originale latina, in apertura dell'edizione, fu pubblicato la prima volta ( secondo Lozzi) a Venezia nel 1489. Nell'impressione in esame, il testo è corredato della versione italiana e di varie note stese da un suo discendente, il marchese Camillo (apprezzato storico). Lozzi cita, come antiporta, lo stemma della città di Ravenna, mentre negli esemplari ritrovati, come quello in esame, reca l'arma del dedicatario. Importantissima la trattazione sui mosaici. Il testo latino termina a pag. 76 del I vol., poi segue quello italiano col titolo ""Dell'origine, e della magnificenza, della decadenza e del risorgimento della città di Ravenna libri tre"". Monumentale lavoro, e magnifica quanto accurata edizione, di fondamentale importanza per la straordinaria storia di Ravenna, opera rara e ricercata.. Esemplare in buone condizioni, lievi tracce di usura alla legatura che presenta piccole lacune ai dorsi della carta decorata, al I volume, lieve gora all'antiporta e alla parte superiore interna di poche carte alla parte centrale; al II volume, lieve uniforme ossidazione a poche carte nella parte centrale del volume; per il resto, esemplare candido e genuino, impresso su una bella carta forte, dai buoni margini. ITALIANO

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        A CRITICAL INQUIRY INTO THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT, by the ancient historians from the French of the Baron de St. Croix: with notes and observations, by Sir Richard Clayton, Bart

      Bath, printed by S. Hazard, for G.G. and J. Robinson, London, 1793.. FIRST EDITION 1793, 4to, 275 x 215 mm, 10¾ x 8½ inches, folding map of The Marches of Alexander the Great, pages: [10], 423, [1], with final page of errata, bound in early half calf over marbled sides, gilt raised bands, gilt rules and ornament in compartments, gilt lettered black morocco label, edges speckled red. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed, tiny chips to label, some grazing to marbled paper, corners worn, 2 missing leather at tip, inner paper hinges cracked, that at the front neatly mended with binder's linen tape, prelims and first page of text lightly foxed in the margins, map very lightly offset onto itself, small slit to edge of 1 fold, no loss of image, small piece torn from 1 lower page corner, no loss of text, very pale browning to signature YY, very pale foxing to last three leaves. A very good copy of a rare book. A translation of 'Examen critique des anciens historiens d'Alexandre-le-Grand'. Baron de Sainte-Croix (1746-1809) was a French historian and antiquary. His early career was in the army but from 1770 he devoted himself to historical studies and in 1777 he was admitted to the Academie des inscriptions et belles-lettres. He published numerous historical works, in particular on ancient history. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Primeras [y Segundas] Ordenanzas Reales para el gobierno de los Tribunales de Cuentas, que en los reynos de las Indias, Ciudades de los Reyes en el Perú, Mexico en la Nueva España, Santa-Fé en el Nuevo Reyno de Granada, se han fundado por orden de el Rey [Felipe III]. Dadas en Burgos en 1605, y Lisboa 1619. [siguen:] Advertencias y notas en declaración, inteligencia y ilustracion de las Ordenanzas antecedentes de los Tribunales de Cuentas. 1636.

      Manuscrito. México, 28 de noviembre de 1793. - 30,5x21,5 cm., 44 folios, numerados del 68 al 111, pero completo, inclusive su portada. Cartoné moderno. Manuscrito de bella caligrafía copiado por el archivero mayor de la Contaduría mayor y Audiencia de Cuentas, Joseph Ignacio de Soto y Carrillo, según consta al final con su rúbrica. Las "Ordenanzas para el Tribunal de Cuentas de Indias" se publicaron por vez primera en Valladolid, 1606. La impresión es rarísima, y no se volvieron a reimprimir sueltas hasta mediados del siglo XIX. La copia que presentamos es de suma importancia para la transmisión de textos legales y el gobierno de las colonias americanas.

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        Des Weiland Grafen Rochus Friedrich zu Lynar [...] hinterlassene Staatsschriften und andere Aufsätze vermischten Inhalts.

      1-2. Hamburg, Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, 1793. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,+ XX,+ (2),+ 671; grav. front.,+ X,+ (2),+ 834 s. Första delen med enstaka småfläckar, lätta lagerfläckar på s. 293-94 och 299-301, fuktränder i marginalen på s. 41-48, 283-88, 587-92, 603-08 och 619-24, kraftigare fuktrand på s. 493-96 samt mindre hål i s. 485 och 491 med förlust av några bokstäver. Samtida lätt nötta gröna hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar och ljusbruna titeletiketter. Två volymer. Första volymens titeletikett med liten skada i kanten. Ur Gustaf d'Albedyhlls bibliotek, med hans graverade exlibris, och ur Ericsbergs.Setterwall 3085. Jämför Bring, Itineraria, 134. Jämför Warmholtz 256a. Carlander III, 88. Det fina porträttet är graverat av Berger efter en målning av Wigilius Erichsen. Första delen innehåller bl.a. Lynars "Reisejournale" från en resa i Sverige 1730-31, vilken främst behandlar Stockholm, och enligt Warmholtz lämnar "åtskillige particularia" rörande Karl XII, Fredrik I, drottning Ulrika Eleonora och flera av rikets herrar. Hans enda invändning är att skildringen är för kort! Dessutom innehåller första delen, "Réflexions sur la situation des affaires de la Suède avant la diète de 1738" och "Relation de ce qui s'est passé en Suède a la diète de 1738-1739". Den andra volymen upptas nästan helt av acta kring fördraget vid Kloster Zeven mellan Hannover och Frankrike under Sjuårskriget, där Lynar på danske kungens uppdrag var medlare. Rochus Friedrich zu Lynar (1708-81) var tysk diplomat i dansk tjänst och var från 1735 danskt sändebud i Stockholm. Gustaf d'Albedyhlls exlibris i version 3, graverat av J. F. Martin, med en knäböjande Minerva på en biblioteksstege

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        [Rural Scene]

      London: Published by D. Orme & Co. at the Morland Gallery, 14 Old Bond Street, May 1, 1793. Hand-coloured soft-ground etching. In good condition with the exception of being trimmed within the plate mark. Paper discolouration on bottom corners. A few small tears in right edge of sheet. 21 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches. A delicate image of country life by one of England's most renowned genre painters, George Morland George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England's most cherished paintings. At an early age Morland displayed his artistic genius, he learned to paint at three and exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy at the mere age of ten. Morland was a prodigious painter, producing more than 4000 paintings during the entirety of his career, and sometimes painting two or three works in a day. His beautiful idealistic scenes were a favorite source of inspiration for contemporary engravers, and as many as 250 separate engravings were done of his paintings during his lifetime. Morland is considered a master of genre, his beautiful paintings depict with insightful subtly the tender side of English country life. This is a wonderful example of Morland's delicate style. A young mother busies herself hanging out washing while her young child plays on the banks of a small stream. A happy dog drinks out of the pool completing the feeling of contentment in this pretty picture.

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        LEÇONS POUR DES ENFANS, De l'Age de deux jusqu' cinq Ans. Ouvrage en quatre parties. Traduit de l'Anglois De Mde Barbauld par M. Pasquier.

      viii, 181, [1 blank], [2 ad's] pages. Contemporary marbled boards recently re-backed in plain, untitled, sheep. Binding: 14.3 x 9cm. Ownership name on endpaper; else a very good copy. Darton G68(2). Darton records two copies only of this edition. First translated into French in 1793.

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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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