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

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

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        Ledger of the Dutch Church of Cortland Town, listing Two of Major André's captors & Catrina Van Tassel, the love interest of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

      1793 - 1836 1793 - A unique record book from the Revolutionary period which includes the names of Isaac Van Wart and John Paulding, two of the three militiamen who in 1780, earned fame as the capturers of the British spy Major André, discovering the letters of Benedict Arnold's treasonous plan to surrender West Point to the British hidden in his boot. Titled "A Record Book of the Dutch Church of Cortland Town Anno Domini 1793"; its members originally worshipped at the old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow (Philip's Burgh) which was immortalized in Washington Irving's classic 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'. In that tale, Ichabod Crane courted Katrina Van Tassel; there are many Van Tassels recorded in this ledger, including a "Catrina Van Tassel wife of Henry Tise" who was "taken in as member" in 1796.The early Dutch settlers of Verplank's Point had joined the congregation at Sleepy Hollow because they had no church of their own; in 1729 or 1730 they built such a church at Montrose Point. It burned down prior to 1792 and this record book begins with collections dated 1793 as the elders of the church were gathering money to rebuild. The founding elders of the church are Hercules Lent, Peter Goetschius, Abram Lent, William Lent, Albart Lent, Benjeman Dyckman (sic), Jacobus Kronkheyt, Jacob Lent and Henry Lent. Local contributors include William Dyckman, Martin Post, John Lent, John Ramsey, States Dyckman (sic), Abram Merrit, John Barret, Jacob Chatterton, other families including Henry Tise, Underwood, Montross (sic), Giffords, Brown, Clark, Reynolds, McCoord, Odell, Taller, Baysley, Brown, Lamb, Familiar (Vermilliar?), Conklin, Taylor, Cutler, Bakman, Van Wert, Storms, Acker, Jones, Morgan, Duglas, Haight, Travors, Birdchall, Oppy, Hause, Purdy, Mandival (Mandeville), Verplank and Clinedenny.Donations were collected from members of their old congregation at Philip's Burgh (Sleepy Hollow)- the list of contributors reads like a who's who of Westchester New York patriots and includes: Nicholas Storms (Revolutionary War soldier), Cornelius Lamberts (Revolutionary War soldier, 1758 - 1826), Gersham Sherwood (Revolutionary War soldier, 1735 - 1805), Benjamin Brown, Abram Brown, Cornelius Jones (Revolutionary War soldier, 1740 -1823), Isaac Requa (Revolutionary War soldier, 1758 - 1826), John Delaney, Mordecai Hail, John Davis, John Paulding (captor of Major André), James Hammon, Nicholas Storms (Revolutionary War soldier), Rachel Van Wart, Isaac Van Wart (captor of Major André) Jacob Bruckhout (Revolutionary War soldier), John Townley, Gabriel Requa (Revolutionary War soldier). Other prominent early settlers & Revolutionary War names and donors in the ledger include: Hercules Lent (early Peekskill landowner; 28 Lent family members served in the Revolution); Abram Lent, William Lent, and Albart Lent, Peter Goetschius (physician & eventual owner of a property in Croton on Hudson confiscated from a Tory); Benjamin Dyckman, Deacon (Revolutionary War hero), Jacobus Kronkheyt, Van Tassel, Montross (sic), Odell, Lamb, Conklin, Verplank, Buckhout, Livingston, Rutgers, Garrison, Lefferts, Houseman, Lansing, Cortland, Dubois and many more. Other donations were collected from "Governor Jay at New York" (contributing 3 pounds 4 shillings) and "Governor Clinton at New York" (2 pounds), as well as from the notorious Loyalist, States Morris Dyckman, the original owner of the outstanding Federal style mansion 'Boscobel', first built in Montrose, and later moved to Garrison, NY. States (or "Staats") Dyckman profited during the Revolution working in the offices of the British Army's Quartermaster General. He moved to England for a while, returning to his New York farm in 1795 when things had settled down, and making his donation to the rebuilding of this Dutch Church. States gave 8 pounds and his wife "Eliza" 2 pounds.The first part, recording donations collected, (p. 1 - 42); 43- 45pp of building expenses; Collection for the church stove (p46-47); p. 47- 50pp salaries paid in [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ledger of the Dutch Church of Cortland Town, listing Two of Major André's captors & Catrina Van Tassel, the love interest of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

      1793 - 1836.. Very good condition. A unique record book from the Revolutionary period which includes the names of Isaac Van Wart and John Paulding, two of the three militiamen who in 1780, earned fame as the capturers of the British spy Major André, discovering the letters of Benedict Arnold's treasonous plan to surrender West Point to the British hidden in his boot. Titled "A Record Book of the Dutch Church of Cortland Town Anno Domini 1793"; its members originally worshipped at the old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow (Philip's Burgh) which was immortalized in Washington Irving's classic 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'. In that tale, Ichabod Crane courted Katrina Van Tassel; there are many Van Tassels recorded in this ledger, including a "Catrina Van Tassel wife of Henry Tise" who was "taken in as member" in 1796.& & The early Dutch settlers of Verplank's Point had joined the congregation at Sleepy Hollow because they had no church of their own; in 1729 or 1730 they built such a church at Montrose Point. It burned down prior to 1792 and this record book begins with collections dated 1793 as the elders of the church were gathering money to rebuild. The founding elders of the church are Hercules Lent, Peter Goetschius, Abram Lent, William Lent, Albart Lent, Benjeman Dyckman (sic), Jacobus Kronkheyt, Jacob Lent and Henry Lent. Local contributors include William Dyckman, Martin Post, John Lent, John Ramsey, States Dyckman (sic), Abram Merrit, John Barret, Jacob Chatterton, other families including Henry Tise, Underwood, Montross (sic), Giffords, Brown, Clark, Reynolds, McCoord, Odell, Taller, Baysley, Brown, Lamb, Familiar (Vermilliar?), Conklin, Taylor, Cutler, Bakman, Van Wert, Storms, Acker, Jones, Morgan, Duglas, Haight, Travors, Birdchall, Oppy, Hause, Purdy, Mandival (Mandeville), Verplank and Clinedenny.& & Donations were collected from members of their old congregation at Philip's Burgh (Sleepy Hollow)- the list of contributors reads like a who's who of Westchester New York patriots and includes: Nicholas Storms (Revolutionary War soldier), Cornelius Lamberts (Revolutionary War soldier, 1758 - 1826), Gersham Sherwood (Revolutionary War soldier, 1735 - 1805), Benjamin Brown, Abram Brown, Cornelius Jones (Revolutionary War soldier, 1740 -1823), Isaac Requa (Revolutionary War soldier, 1758 - 1826), John Delaney, Mordecai Hail, John Davis, John Paulding (captor of Major André), James Hammon, Nicholas Storms (Revolutionary War soldier), Rachel Van Wart, Isaac Van Wart (captor of Major André) Jacob Bruckhout (Revolutionary War soldier), John Townley, Gabriel Requa (Revolutionary War soldier). & & Other prominent early settlers & Revolutionary War names and donors in the ledger include: Hercules Lent (early Peekskill landowner; 28 Lent family members served in the Revolution); Abram Lent, William Lent, and Albart Lent, Peter Goetschius (physician & eventual owner of a property in Croton on Hudson confiscated from a Tory); Benjamin Dyckman, Deacon (Revolutionary War hero), Jacobus Kronkheyt, Van Tassel, Montross (sic), Odell, Lamb, Conklin, Verplank, Buckhout, Livingston, Rutgers, Garrison, Lefferts, Houseman, Lansing, Cortland, Dubois and many more. Other donations were collected from "Governor Jay at New York" (contributing 3 pounds 4 shillings) and "Governor Clinton at New York" (2 pounds), as well as from the notorious Loyalist, States Morris Dyckman, the original owner of the outstanding Federal style mansion 'Boscobel', first built in Montrose, and later moved to Garrison, NY. States (or "Staats") Dyckman profited during the Revolution working in the offices of the British Army's Quartermaster General. He moved to England for a while, returning to his New York farm in 1795 when things had settled down, and making his donation to the rebuilding of this Dutch Church. States gave 8 pounds and his wife "Eliza" 2 pounds.& & The first part, recording donations collected, (p. 1 - 42); 43- 45pp of building expenses; Collection for the church stove (p46-47); p. 47- 50pp salaries paid in 1836; is followed by 22 blank pages; then records of new members dated from 1796 through 1811. The last section (33pp) of the ledger consists primarily of records of Consistory meetings, records of the addition of new members, agreements and indentures dating from 1797 to 1831. One of the entries of the third section is an indenture dated October 31, 1800 between Philip van Cortland and the trustees of the Reformed Dutch Church in which Van Cortland (son of Pierre Van Cortland) grants the church an undivided right to "Parsons or Montross (sic) Point". There is also a Consistory record of a section of the burying ground designated for "the black people which belong to the congregation". Loosely inserted is a laminated document of the family record of the Wessells family or New York.& & On another page in the ledger is a record of money given to the church by Pierre Van Cortland. In 1796, he gave the church a sum of money with interest for 10 years provided church pay certain amounts to two widows, probably Revolutionary war widows (page 15). Pierre Van Cortland was born in New York (1721 – 1814) and was the first Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York. Pierre was a descendant of a distinguished Dutch family of New Amsterdam and established a manor in Croton on Hudson NY. Pierre was a patriot; he presided over the 1777 convention which drafted the first New York state constitution and served as acting governor of the state for George Clinton during the Revolution.& & Money to build the new church was collected from a wide area in and around New York, including: Philip's Burg, New York - [Gabriel Furman, John H. Livingstone, Gerard A. Kuypers, John M. Mason, William Linn, Simon Van Antwerp, Mrs. Cammenia (wid), Henry Rutgers, John Garrison, Derick Lefferts, Peter J. Curtenius, John Houseman, Capt Rugers, Anthony Post, B. Livingston, Jacob John Lansing, Nicholas Dubois, Mr. Ranson, John Durjee (Duryea?), Thomas Storms, Mr. McCombs, Philip, Byard, Mr. Stuyvesant]; Harlem- [Rev John F. Jackson, William Brady, Caty Storms, John Sickle, Thomas Brass, Mrs. Hopkins, Mrs. Adrianse, Peter Brown, Laurence Bxxxx, Isaac Legget, Mr. Bushing, James Depister (De Peyster), James Striker, A.W. Gown, Samson & Adolf Banson, John Myer, William Molenaard, Nathan Holmes, Mrs. Susanna Myer, Isaac Familiar, Jacob Myer, Jacobus Dyckman, Jacob Nagel, Gusthus & Frederick Cortland]; Fishkill - [Beverly Haight, Saml Verplank, Grysham Dubois]; Hopewell - [Cornelius Van Wyck, John B. Monfort, George Brinkerhoff, Storms family]; Hackensack- [Theodorus R. Van Wyck, Aves Van Der Bilt, Abram and Artie Durhee, Bunschoten family]; Poughkepsey - [Derick Westervelt, Frear family, Van Kleck family]; "Old Polse" (which lists old family names of New Paltz settlers)- [Horsebrook (Hasbrouck), Le Fever and Deyou, Dubois]; Shaungun (Shawanagunks?) -[Jacob Hardenburgh, Moses Freleigh, Dubois, Van Wegan], and and long list from Long Island - [Jacob Sharp, Barrant, Isaac & John Lefferts, Folker & Peter Rapleje, Peter Van Der Voort, Hendrick Lydam, Ditmers, Cortelyou, Wychoff, Van Brunt, Cropsey, Blauvelt, etc. As the ledger progresses, the donors are no longer listed by their local, but the list continues to hundreds of people, up to page 42. & & The church today is located at 2124 Albany Post Road, Montrose, NY, and is known as the Reformed Church of Cortlandtown. Unfortunately the 1795 church building for which money was collected in the ledger was demolished in 1970. The present building was completed and prepared for worship on March 28, 1971, using the original bell and the chancel cross from the 1795 church. & & Quarter calf and marbled boards, marbled boards a bit rubbed, a split at front board, but holding.& & A unique record of members of an early New York Dutch church with the names of some of the outstanding Revolutionary War figures of the time.& & [Ref: NY Times, "In Sleepy Hollow Cemetery", October 14, 1894]

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        Iter Venusinum vetustis monumentis illustratum, accedunt varii argumenti dissertationes.

      - Neapoli, apud Simonios, 1793. 4to. M.pelle verde coeva (tracce d'uso). PP. XIV,1-374+345-366, vignetta inc. al front. - Lozzi 6216: "Oltre la illustrazione principale de' marmi od epigrafi di Venosa, vi è pur quella delle cose di Avellino, Ascoli-Satriano, Ariano". Boroni 10079. - La carta in parte con leggere fioriture, un'alone alla fine, le prime 4 carte con macchia giallastra all'angolo destro sup., alcune correzioni ms. di mano antica.

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

      24-Jun, London 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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        MAPA GEOGRAFO en que se prest.a el TEATRO DE LA GUERRA ENTRE ESPAÑA Y FRANCIA EN EL CONDADO DE ROUSELLON

      1793 - MAPA GEOGRAFO en que se prest.a el TEATRO DE LA GUERRA ENTRE ESPAÑA Y FRANCIA EN EL CONDADO DE ROUSELLON; los Camptos de Morallas, Arles, El Bouló y Masdeus: los Confines de este Condo. Que son por el Norte con el Lenguadoc y Diocesis de Narbona por el Poniente La Gascuña: por el mediodía Cataluña y por el Oriente el Golfo de Leon. Año 1793.NOTA: Los Mapas de las dos Navarras, la parte del Lenguadoc y Gascuña con Cataluña se están hacieo. Y se darán pronto.Con detalle de las ciudades, castillos, villas y lugares detallados al margen izquierdo, posiciones de Batería, campamentos españoles y franceses.La única referencia que hemos encontrado del mapa se encuentra en la Gazeta de Madrid, Viernes 9 de Agosto de 1793 (publicación digitalizada en la web):Nuevo mapa geográfico en que se presenta el teatro de la guerra entre España y Francia en la Gascuña, Condado de Foix, Valle de Aran y parte de Aragon. Se hallará con el del Rosellon, el de las Dos-Navarras, y el ataque de Castell-Piñon, en la Librería de Tieso, calle de las Carretas; y en Toledo en la lonja de Hernandez Delgado: su precio 2 rs.No lo encontramos reseñado ni en la página de Cartografía catalana, ni en el Instituto Geográfico Español, muy raro. España, Francia, Rousellon, Rosellon, Morallas, Arles, El Bouó, Masdeus, Languedoc, Narbona, Gascuña, Cataluña, Condado de Foix, Valle de Aran, Navarra, Castell-Piñon

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        Relacion historica de la famosa invasion del exercito y armada de Francia en Cataluña en 1285 y de la valerosa resistencia que los Catalanes,Aragoneses y Valecianos,con su Rey Don Pedro,hicieron a los enemigos en el Rosellon y en el Ampurdan por tierra.

      Imprenta de Sancha, Madrid 1793 - pergamino época rotulado, buena conservación pequeña galeria de polilla en margen inferior que no afecta al tiempo, algunas manchas del tiempo. por mar,trasladada literalmente de la Historia de sus tiempos que escribió Bernardo Desclot Caballero Catalán,testigo de vista de los memorables sucesos de aquella feliz campaña. 182 págs.

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        Catéchisme de la Déclaration des Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen.

      A Paris, chez l'Auteur, rue des Fossés Saint-Jacques, n°7, s.d. (c.1793). - in-16 carré. 2ff. 80pp. Cartonnage moderne à la Bradel, titre doré en long sur une étiquette de maroquin rouge. Edition Originale extrêmement rare de cet ouvrage de propagande révolutionnaire à l'usage des enfants. C'est une explication par questions-réponses des différents articles de la déclaration des Droits de l'Homme de 1793. Jean Baptiste Boucheseiche (1760-1825), d'abord professeur dans un collège religieux, était devenu instituteur dans la maison d'éducation qu'il avait ouverte pendant la Révolution. Son ouvrage connut un succès considérable et fut réimprimé un peu partout dans les provinces françaises. Très bon exemplaire à toutes marges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoires du Comte de Grammont.

      London, Edwards, (1793). - 3 Blatt, 313, 77 Seiten, 2 Blatt. Mit 79 Kupfertafeln, davon 78 Portraits nach Harding und Voet und eine Ansicht. Rotbrauner Chagrinlederband mit Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt. Im Schuber. Brunet III, 30 - Cohen-Ricci 472ff. - Wertvoller Beitrag zur Sittengeschichte. Enthält neben den zahlreichen Porträts eine Ansicht von Summerhill. - Innengelenk gebrochen. Durchgehend mit Wasserrand am unteren Falz, stellenweise mit Abklatsch der Kupfer. Nahezu fleckenfrei. Auf besserem Papier gedruckt und breitrandig.

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        The History of the County of Worcester, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; with a particular account of every town from its first settlement of the present time; including its ecclesiastical state, together with a geographical description of the same, to which is prefixed a map of the county, at large, from actual survey

      Worcester, MA: Isaiah Thomas. 1793. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1793, First Edition. 339 pp. Hardcover, contemporary full leather binding, with gilt and leather title label. Fold-out frontis map. Light fading and foxing through the contents. Map complete and intact; 2 shallow snags have been repaired with tape on the verso. Sound binding. A few small areas of loss to the leather along the spine. Whitney dedicated the book to then Vice President john Adams. The map was done by Baker and Peirce, and engraved by Seymour. RARE. Digital images available upon request.

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        An Essay on the Natural Equality of Men; or the Rights That Result from It, and on the Duties Which It Imposes: To which a Silver Medal was adjudged by the Teylerian Society at Haarlem, April, 1792…

      Edinburgh: Printed for T. Duncan; and T. Cadell, 1793 First edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked to style, burgundy morocco spine label. . Octavo. Corners worn. Generally a very good copy. Inscribed on the leaf preceding the half-title: "Wm. Lauce. Simpson/in memory of his/great grandfather/Aberdn. July 9th/1875." Simpson was the great grandson of the author. Brown was born in 1755 in Utrecht, Holland. He studied at St. Andrews University as well as the University of Utrecht. In 1788, he became Professor of Moral Philosophy at Utrecht. In 1795, he left Holland and succeeded George Campbell as Professor of Divinity at the University of Aberdeen. Shortly afterwards, he became its principal. The present work, which was also published in Dutch in the Proceedings of the Tyler Society (1793), is considered his most important. Though the title-page uses the phrase, "Corrected and Enlarged," this is probably the first edition of the work to be printed, and the phrase probably alludes to the work's origins as an essay. "Brown starts with the premise that mankind was created for society and adapts the analogy of the Great Chain of Being to country for people's stations in life…This leads him into a quite radical exploration of the effect of power on the different classes, and he vigorously argues for a kind of autonomous individuality within a democracy, where 'Every man has a perfect right to liberty, or to act in whatever manner he pleases, provided he offers no injury to others, and violates no law enacted by the public authority of the civil society to which he belongs.' …He is often ambivalent, if not inconsistent, about what he means by'natural,' but he contends that obligations fall equally on all, that there are 'benefits received and returned,' and that no matter what one's rank in society, one is obliged to ensure that one's work and endeavours promote the common good…" (J.V. Price in Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century British Philosophers).

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        Centinela contra francs masones. Discurso sobre su origen, instituto, secreto y juramento. Descubrese la cifra con que se escriben, y las acciones, señales y palabras con que se conocen. Impugnanse con la Pastoral del Ilustrisimo Señor Don Pedro Maria .

      Imprenta de Ramon Ruiz, Madrid 1793 - pasta epoca tejuelo bien conservada lámina. Justiniani, Obispo de Vintimilla, traducida del italiano al español. 3ª edición, Palau 3377757. 144 págs.

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        L'OPINION DE THOMAS PAYNE, SUR L'AFFAIRE DE LOUIS CAPET, ADRESSEE AU PRESIDENT DE LA CONVENTION NATIONALE / EDITION ORIGINALE.

      LA CONVENTION NATIONALE 1793 - R320033588: 8 pages - Très légères traces de muillures sur le tanches, sans conséquence sur la lecture. DEPARTEMENT DU LOT ET GERONNE / A AGEN, IMPRIMERIE DE LA VEUVE NOUVEL ET FILS AINE. In-12 En feuillets. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 944.041-Histoire de France de 1789 à 1804 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historia del Nuevo-Mundo escribala D. Juan Baut. Muoz. Tomo I. [All published].

      Madrid: Por La Viuda de Ibarra, 1793.. xxx, 364 pp. Sm. 4to. Full contemporary tan calf, red morroco lettering piece and gilt bands on spine, marbled endpapers. First edition. Sabin 51343. Palau 185098. LCP. Afro-Americana 6917. Medina: BHA 5581. Leclerc 1050. Bibliografia Colombina IV: 930. Though it "..was undertaken by the especial order of Charles the Third, who demanded of its author a complete history of the Spanish discoveries and conquests in America, " (Ticknor: History of Spanish Literature, III, p.305) there was much opposition to the work -only the King's intervention led to this first volume being printed at all- while further volumes, to carry the work beyond 1500, were never published. "A large portion of the volume we have, is devoted to narrations of the character of the Indians, and their treatment by Columbus, which Munoz declares to have been eminently humane, although he early countenanced, and even directed, their reduction to slavery, " (Field, Indian Bibliography, p. 286). Lacks both the portrait of Columbus and the rear map. Lacking the portrait of Columbus and the folding map, binding scuffed, free front end-paper torn at top inner margin, first blank torn at bottom edge, but otherwise contents every clean and bright.

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

      London Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly 1793. 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 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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        The Life of Samuel Johnson. Three volume set. Associate copy. 1793

      Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, London 1793 - 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. 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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