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        FABLES

      Piccadilly: John Stockdale, 1793. The covers are in very good condition, the interior is tight and clean although there are a couple plates that have a small piece out of the edge [nowhere near the image] and the paper is foxed in varying degrees throughout. General foxing throughout, some pages heavily, some midly.. 2 Volumes bound in later 3/4 buckram with matching marbled paper covered boards and end-papers; includes a short biography of Gay, a list of subscribers, a one page advertisement. There are seventy [70] plates, each 3x4 inches [on 6.5x10.5 inch pages], 12 by William Blake. Six that have some hand-coloring; These new fables were invented for the amusement of His Highness William Duke of Cumberland. 187 & 225 pages.

      [Bookseller: By The Way Books]
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        PIRATAS DE LA AMERICA, Y LUZ A LA DEFENSA DE LAS COSTAS DE INDIAS OCCIDENTALES...

      Madrid, 1793. xxiv,228,[4]pp. Small quarto. Contemporary calf. Extremities lightly worn. Rather clean internally. Very good. The third Spanish edition, after the rare first two editions of 1681 and 1682, of Esquemeling's famous book, the classic account of pirates in the Caribbean, on the Spanish Main, and in the South Seas. First published in Amsterdam in 1678 as DE AMERICAENSCHE ZEE-ROOVERS, it next appeared in Cologne in Spanish in 1681. The first English edition, translated from the second Spanish edition and not from the original, was published in 1684. Rare on the market. PALAU 85732. SABIN 23474.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales, including an Accurate Description of the Situation of the Colony; of the Natives; and of its Natural Productions: taken on the spot, by Captain Watkin Tench, of the Marines

      London: G. Nicol and J. Sewell, 1793. A fine clean copy.. Quarto, with the folding map; in modern polished tree calf gilt, in eighteenth century style. Tench's second book, completing his account of the settlement at Sydney Cove: a fine and large copy, and an original subscriber's copy, inscribed on a flyleaf "Woodgate. Ex dono G.B. Prescott Bart": George Beeston Prescot of Westminster appears in the printed list of subscribers.The first edition of one of the scarcest First Fleet accounts, this is the second of Tench's two books and brings his account of settlement in New South Wales down to the end of the first four years. Tench left New South Wales with the other marines on 18 December 1791 aboard HMS Gorgon which had accompanied the Third Fleet, and his book was published in November or December 1793, more than a year after his return.Tench's well-crafted book paints a comprehensive view of daily life in the settlement through years of hardship and severe shortages. An understanding and intelligent observer of human nature, he gives vivid insights into the often strained relationships between convict labourers and the marines set to guard them. His account has been praised as the most insightful and detailed description of the social fabric of the penal colony, in contrast to other more formal and official narratives. Tench also describes his significant explorations of the landscape of the Sydney basin and forays into the Blue Mountains, while providing sympathetic descriptions of their contact with the Eora Aboriginal people. The book includes a folding map providing an excellent survey of known lands, detailing Botany Bay and Broken Bay along the coast and inland to the Nepean river, with numerous engraved notes on the landscape with a view to future farming and grazing ventures.

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        Pausanias ou voyage historique de la Grece

      à Paris: Chez Jean-François Bastien, 1793. Fine. Chez Jean-François Bastien, à Paris 1793, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in-8 (12,7x20,7cm), XIX-(1)-454 pp. ; 431 pp. ; 443 pp. ; 364 pp., reliés. - New edition of the French translation of Pausanias by Father Gedoyn established on the Latin version of Amaseus, published for the first time in 1547. One in 4 edition appeared simultaneously, but it is less common. It is illustrated by 3 folding maps and 3 boards also extendible. Full marbled sheepskin period. Smooth back richly decorated with jewels, fat and hairlines and wheels copings. Parts of title and volume number beige. Friction, 3 corners bumped. Good copy, decorative. Pausanias was a geographer and writer of the second century AD. JC His description of Greece is a key witness on Greece to Roman times. The translation of Father Gedoyn was long sought for its elegance, even if it errs on misstatements. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition de la traduction française de Pausanias par l'abbé Gedoyn, établie sur la version latine d'Amaseus, publiée pour la première fois en 1547. Elle est illustrée de 3 cartes dépliantes et de 4 planches également dépliantes. Reliures en pleine basane racinée d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 4 fleurons et de roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin vert. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Coiffe de queue du tome 4 effilochée. Mors supérieur du tome 2 fendu ; mors supérieur du tome 4 fendu en queue. Quelques coins émoussés. Quelques rousseurs éparses. Frottements. Pausanias fut un géographe et un écrivain du IIe siècle ap. J. C. Sa description de la Grèce conçue comme un guide de voyages constitue un témoignage primordial sur la Grèce à l'époque romaine. La traduction de l'abbé Gedoyn fut longtemps recherchée pour son élégance, même si elle pèche par certaines inexactitudes.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Geographical Magazine, or New System of Geography

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

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        The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea or Land:

      London: for J. Sewell, P. Elmsly, and J. Evans,, 1793. to which are added, various methods of determining the latitude of a place, and variation of the compass; with new tables. 2 volumes bound as one, octavo (211 x 126 mm). Recent half calf period style (retaining the original endpapers), red morocco label, marbled sides. 7 engraved folding plates. Scattered foxing and a few old pale stains. A very good copy, with half-title to both volumes. First edition of this important and scarce work. The Scottish teacher of navigation, Andrew Mackay (1758-1809), "corrected the latitude of Aberdeen, estimated the longitude by comparing timings of Jovian satellite phenomena with Greenwich, and rated chronometers. Meantime he earned his living teaching mathematics, geography, navigation with lunars, surveying, and fortification" (ODNB) and the current work gained him the "thanks of the boards of longitude of England and France" (ibid.). In his Preface, Mackay makes an interesting reference to the horologists John Harrison, Larcum Kendal and John Arnold: "If a chronometer or timekeeper could be constructed, so as to go uniformly when placed in different position, and under different degrees of heat, then would this method of finding the longitude at sea be a most valuable acquisition to the navigator... every person acquainted with the principles of watchmaking must highly admire the accuracy of Harrison's timekeeper. Those made by Arnold and Kendal are also excellent; but it is to be hoped, that instruments of this kind may be still farther improved, and may be afforded much cheaper than at present, for the high price is a very great objection to them, and very much prevents their being generally used". Inscribed in a contemporary hand on the front free endpaper: "J. Wallace. Two volumes in one vide Page 264"; possibly the author of A New Treatise on the Use of Globes and Practical Astronomy (New York 1812). With, below this, a presentation inscription (dated 1834) to a "Mr. W. M. C. K. P. Davies". The list of subscribers runs to approximately 530 names (taking in the region of 610 copies) and is largely Scottish, predominantly from Mackay's home town of Aberdeen, listing many shipmasters, mathematical instrument makers, and merchants; it includes Sir Joseph Banks, and the astronomers Nevil Maskelyne and William Herschel. Copac locates copies at 12 British and Irish institutional libraries; OCLC adds a little over a dozen worldwide but this is very scarce in commerce, and only a handful of copies have appeared at public auction since 1966.

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        Bruchstücke aus den Begebenheiten eines unbekannten Beherrschers der verborgenen Obern der höhern Illuminaten und höhern Propagande.

      Halle, Hendel 1793.. 3 in 1 Band. Mit einer gest. Titelvign. 192, 192, 160 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Kloss 3971; Wolfstieg 41538: "Selten"; Taute, Bundesromane 100; Wohl sehr zu Recht nicht bei Hagen. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Das Werk wird immer wieder Johann Wolfgang von Goethe zugeschrieben; selbst einige Bibliotheken über den KVK geben ihn als Verfasser an. In der von Lothar Baus veranstalteten Neuausgabe (Homburg (Saar) "Asclepios-Ed.") wird diese These auch vertreten; der bearbeitende Antiquar kann sich dem allerdings nicht anschließen. - Mit Exlibris des bekannten Freimaurers F. G. Irwin (1828–1892; seit 1857 Mitglied in der Gibraltar Lodge no325, später Mitglied mehrerer Rosenkreuzer-Vereinigungen in Großbritannien). - Berieben und bestoßen. Am unteren weißen Rand fast durchgehend tintenfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        COLLEZIONE COMPLETA DELLE COMMEDIE DEL SIGNOR CARLO GOLDONI EN 26 TOMES NUMEROTES DE 3 A 30 - MANQUE TOME 1, TOME 2, TOME 8 ET TOME 27.

      LIVORNO 1793 - ROD0109499: 26 TOMES : 3+4+5+6+7+9+10+11+12+13+14+15+16+17+18+19+20 +21+22+23+24+25+26+28+29+30 : environ 300 pages par tome. Etiquette collée sur les coiffes en tête. Tampon sur les pages de titre et les pages 25. POSSIBILITE DE VENTE AU TOME POUR UN MONTANT DE 79 EUROS. 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES - MANQUE TOME 1, TOME 2, TOME 8 ET TOME 27. TOME 3 (LA FAMIGLIA DELL' ANTIQUARIO, O SIA LA SUOCERA, E LA NUORA / IL VERO AMICO / IL TERENZIO) + TOME 4 + TOME 5 (IL FUGIARDO, LA FINTA AMMALATA / LA GUERRA / IL PADRE PER AMORE) + TOME 6 (IL TUTORE, L'ADULATORE, IL RICCO INSIDIATO) + TOME 7 (IL FEUDATARIO, L'AVARO / IL MEDICO OLANDESE) + TOME 9 (LE GELOSIE DI LINDORO / IL VENTAGLIO / LA DONNA DI GOVERNO) + TOME 10 (IL PRODIGO, LA SPOSA PERSIANA / IRCANA IN JULFA) + TOME 11 (L'APATISTA / IL RITORNO DELLA VILLEGGIAURA) + TOME 12 (IL SERVO DI DUE PADRONI, IL FESTINO) + TOME 13 (LA DONNA VOLUBILE / GIOVANNI TENORIO) + TOME 14 (LA SCOZZESE, IL FILOSOFO INGLESE) + TOME 15 (IL RAGGIRATORE, I MERCANTI, LA BUONA MADRE) + TOME 16 (LA DONNA DI GARBO / IL POETA FANATICO) + TOME 17 + TOME 18 + TOME 19 + TOME 20 + TOME 21 (L'IMPOSTORE, L'UMO DI MONDO, LA DONNA SOLA) + TOME 22 (IL GELOSO AVARO, LE DONNE GELOSE) + TOME 23 (L'UMO PRUDENTE, LA DAMA PRUDENTE) + TOME 24 (L'AMANTE MILITARE, IL CAVALIERE GIOCONDO) + TOME 25 (I PUNTIGLI DOMESTICI, L'INCOGNITA) + TOME 26 + TOME 28 + TOME 29 (LA SCUOLA DI BALLO / LE MORBINOSE) + TOME 30 (LE DONNE DI BUON UMORE, LA PUPILLA, LA GRISELDA). In-12 Cartonné. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 450-Italien, roumain, rhéto-romain [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Free-Mason`s Magazine, or General and Complete Library.

      London, Scatchered and Whitaker 1793 - 1798.. 6 (von 10) Bänden. Mit zus. 6 gest. Titeln und 42 gest. Tafeln. Dekorative schwarze HLdr.Bde. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Die Zeitschrift erschien vom Juni 1793 bis Juni 1798: - Vorhanden: I.: Juni - Dezember 1793. - II.: Januar - Juni 1794. - III.: Juli - Dezember 1795. - IV.: Juli - Dezember 1796. - V.: Januar - Juni 1797. VI. Januar - Juni 1798. - Außerordentlich seltene und frühe englische Freimaurerzeitschrift; zeitbedingt mit viel Bezug zur Französischen Revolution. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Etwas berieben. Tls. wenig fleckig. Schöne Reihe!

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        The Free-Masons Magazine, or General and Complete Library.

      6 (von 10) Bänden. Mit zus. 6 gest. Titeln und 42 gest. Tafeln. Dekorative schwarze HLdr.Bde. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Die Zeitschrift erschien vom Juni 1793 bis Juni 1798: - Vorhanden: I.: Juni - Dezember 1793. - II.: Januar - Juni 1794. - III.: Juli - Dezember 1795. - IV.: Juli - Dezember 1796. - V.: Januar - Juni 1797. VI. Januar - Juni 1798. - Außerordentlich seltene und frühe englische Freimaurerzeitschrift zeitbedingt mit viel Bezug zur Französischen Revolution. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Etwas berieben. Tls. wenig fleckig. Schöne Reihe!

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        OEUVRES COMPLÈTES de l'ABBÈ DE MABLY - 1793 - 19 VOLUMES [ COMPLET ] + OEUVRES POSTHUMES -- 1798 - 3 VOLUMES [ COMPLET ]

      - 1 / Oeuvres Complètes : Toulouse . N. Etienne Sens / Nismes . J. Gaude . 1793 . Nouvelle édition revue , corrigée et augmentée . 19 volumes in-12 en reliure de l'époque demi cuir , 11 x 17 cm . Tome XIX : Vie privée de l'Abbé MABLY . 2 / Oeuvres Posthume : Lausanne . Chez les Libraires Associés . 1798 . 3 volumes in-12 , reliure demi cuir époque . Gros manques de papier aux coins des volumes , manque la plupart des pieces de titre & de tomaison . Textes en très bon état . RARE , COMPLET des 22 VOLUMES . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the Nature and Constitution of Man; comprehending an Answer to the Following Question, proposed by a Learned Society: "Are there any satisfactory proofs of the Immateriality of the Soul? If such proofs exist, what conclusions are to be formed from them with respect to the Soul's duration, sensation, and employment, in its state of separation from the Body ?"

      London: Printed and Sold by James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard-Street, M,DCC,XCIII [1793]. 8vo., (lacking half title), xv, 79 pp. Half cream and half marbled paper boards, blue speckled edges, some minor foxing to edges and endpapers; very good copy. First Edition. Little known Romantic Era author Robert Sims, similar to contemporaries such as William Blake, was interested in the nature of the human soul. He attempts a scientific inquiry into the observable existence of the soul by means of the senses, and defends the souls immortality. Sim's philosophy finds commonality in all religions when it comes to the soul of man, expressing radical viewpoints for the period. ESTC T109873

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        Trattato delle alluvioni diviso in ragionamenti teorico pratici sopra l'origine, il diritto, e la divisione degli incrementi fluviali.

      Soffietti, 1793. In 8°, br. muta, pp. XVI + 254. 7 tavv. calcografiche più volte ripiegate f.t. in fine, di cui una assai grande ed accurata ( mm 1148x315) raffigurante il corso del Po nei territori di Carignano (luogo natio dell'autore) e Carmagnola nel 1778, sino a Moncalieri. Mende alla cop. Appunti manoscritti sul retro della cop. , sul front. Chiose manoscritte su diverse pp. e sul retro di alcune carte. Prima e unica edizione di raro trattato idraulico sulle alluvioni e gli incrementi fluviali, con particolare riferimento al Piemonte e al corso del fiume Po. Un capitolo è dedicato ad un compendio del jus alluvionis, termine con cui gli antichi giuristi designavano il complesso delle disposizioni giuridiche afferenti alle alluvioni e agli incrementi del volume d'acqua dei fiumi. Volume particolarmente raro in quanto presenta la tavola del Po che manca in molti esemplari.

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        The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea or Land: to which are added, various methods of determining the latitude of a place, and variation of the compass; with new tables.

      London: for J. Sewell, P. Elmsly, and J. Evans, 1793 - 2 volumes bound as one, octavo (211 x 126 mm). Recent half calf period style (retaining the original endpapers), red morocco label, marbled sides. Scattered foxing and a few old pale stains. A very good copy, with half-title to both volumes. 7 engraved folding plates. First edition of this important and scarce work. The Scottish teacher of navigation, Andrew Mackay (1758-1809), "corrected the latitude of Aberdeen, estimated the longitude by comparing timings of Jovian satellite phenomena with Greenwich, and rated chronometers. Meantime he earned his living teaching mathematics, geography, navigation with lunars, surveying, and fortification" (ODNB) and the current work gained him the "thanks of the boards of longitude of England and France" (ibid.). In his Preface, Mackay makes an interesting reference to the horologists John Harrison, Larcum Kendal and John Arnold: "If a chronometer or timekeeper could be constructed, so as to go uniformly when placed in different position, and under different degrees of heat, then would this method of finding the longitude at sea be a most valuable acquisition to the navigator. every person acquainted with the principles of watchmaking must highly admire the accuracy of Harrison's timekeeper. Those made by Arnold and Kendal are also excellent; but it is to be hoped, that instruments of this kind may be still farther improved, and may be afforded much cheaper than at present, for the high price is a very great objection to them, and very much prevents their being generally used". Inscribed in a contemporary hand on the front free endpaper: "J. Wallace. Two volumes in one vide Page 264"; possibly the author of A New Treatise on the Use of Globes and Practical Astronomy (New York 1812). With, below this, a presentation inscription (dated 1834) to a "Mr. W. M. C. K. P. Davies". The list of subscribers runs to approximately 530 names (taking in the region of 610 copies) and is largely Scottish, predominantly from Mackay's home town of Aberdeen, listing many shipmasters, mathematical instrument makers, and merchants; it includes Sir Joseph Banks, and the astronomers Nevil Maskelyne and William Herschel. Copac locates copies at 12 British and Irish institutional libraries; OCLC adds a little over a dozen worldwide but this is very scarce in commerce, and only a handful of copies have appeared at public auction since 1966. Adams & Waters, English Maritime Books Printed Before 1801, p. 407. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Lausitzische Monatsschrift / Neue Lausitzische Monatsschrift.

      16 Jahrgänge 1793 - 1808 komplett (= alles Erschienene) Komplette Folge der Vorgängerzeitschrift des Neuen Lausitzischen Magazins, in dieser Vollständigkeit nahezu unauffindbar. Wichtige regionalgeschichtliche Zeitschrift der Oberlausitzischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften mit vielen Beiträgen zur Geschichte der Ober- und Niederlausitz. Das vorliegende Ex. in unaufgeschnittenen Monatsheften (12 pro Jahr, in den letzten Jahrgängen teils Doppelhefte) mit den originalen Heftumschlägen, jahrgangsweise mit Bindfaden gebündelt. Die Bündel äußerlich etwas angeschmutzt (oberstes und unterstes Umschlagblatt, Schnitt und Rücken), 2 Jahrgänge mit leichten Beschädigungen des letzten Umschlagblattes. Insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Bürde"). Breslau, 12. VIII. 1793.

      1793. 1¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten über eine seine Übersetzertätigkeit, die durch "häusliche Unruhe, die Entbindung meiner Frau von Zwillingen, die bedenklichen Gesundheitsumstände derselben" arg in Mitleidenschaft gezogen worden ist: "Ueber alles dieses sehe ich mich nun noch, nach reiflicher Ueberlegung außer Stande, Ihrem Verlangen wegen Uebersetzung der Gedichte in den Oeuvres posthumes zu genügen. Ich bin Ihrem Zutrauen dieses aufrichtige Geständnis schuldig welches in der That nicht bloße Ziererey ist. Da ich bey meinen schriftstellerischen Arbeiten immer auf meine Dienstverhältnisse Rücksicht nehmen muss: so ist es für mich eine äußerst ängstliche Lage, wenn ich mich anheischig machen soll, Arbeiten dieser Art binnen einer gewissen Frist zu liefern. Ich habe noch eben jetzt die Erfahrung gemacht; und bin nicht im Stande gewesen, die noch übrigen zwey letzten Episteln binnen einem Zeitraum von 2 Monathen zu übersetzen [...] Ich kann Ihnen, hochzuehrender Herr, unter diesen Umständen bloß folgenden Vorschlag thun [...]". - Samuel Gottlieb Bürde war Mitarbeiter von Wielands "Teutschem Merkur" und Schillers "Horen", schrieb Dramen, Lieder und Opernlibretti (u. a. nach Wielands "Don Sylvio von Rosalva", 1795) "sowie die von den Zeitgenossen gerühmte Milton-Übersetzung 'Das verlorne Paradies' (2 Bde., 1793)" (DBE). - Papierbedingt stärker gebräunt und mit Sammlerstempel "J. K. Riess, Handschriftensammlung".

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        The Practical Farmer: Being a New and Compendious System of Husbandry, Adapted to the Different Soils and Climates of America.

      Rare First Edition, Original 1793 (not a reprint), Published by Brynberg and Andrews, 1793, Wilmington, Delaware. Octavo, 360 pages plus index, glossary, subscription list, etc. Original leather cover with spine label. Cover shows heavy wear, scuffing, dents along edges bumped corners, binding is holding well, except the first few pages which are loosening, pages show staining and foxing. A well-used book. It has character. However, having said all that, it's still holding together well, easy to read, a solid copy of this famous and rare classic of early Americana. The agriculturalist John Spurrier, a transplanted Englishman, professed in the dedication of this book a "sincere intention of endeavouring to promote and increase, upon the most rational principles, the real strength and wealth of this commonwealth." The list of subscribers includes George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (to whom the work is dedicated). Sabin 89930. The book reminds us that most of our early statesmen were indeed farmers.

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        Rapport fait a la Convention nationale, dans la séance du 3 du second mois de la seconde année de la république française, au nom de la commission chargée de la confection du calendrier

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1793 - In-8° broché sous couverture d'attente moderne sur laquelle est imprimée la page de titre, 18 pages et 7 ff. n. ch. de calendrier. La postérité à retenu pour Fabre d'Eglantine deux titres de gloire : la paternité de la chanson "Il pleut Bergère" qu'il composa sous le titre de la "Solitude" en 1780 et d'avoir été le rapporteur de la commission chargée d'établir le nouveau calendrier révolutionnaire. L'introduction de son rapport est reproduite dans l'article qui le concerne du Dictionnaire de la Révolution et de l'Empire" de Robinet. "La régénération du peuple français, l'établissement de la République ont entraîné nécessairement la réforme de l’ère vulgaire . Une longue habitude du calendrier grégorien nous fait oublier cette découverte princeps . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Elémens d'Histoire Naturelle et de Chimie [ Complet des 5 volumes ] : Cinquième édition

      - Paris: Cuchet, An II [1793]. Cinq volumes in-8°. xxxiv-506; 496; 474; 502; 454-(1)pp. + 10 tableaux dépliants in-fine. Reliures plein cuir d'époque (dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés et de pièces de titre et de tomaison en cuir, coiffes abîmées, manque de cuir sur le haut du dos des tomes 4 & 5, quelques trous de vers dans la marge inférieure des tomes 2 & 4, intérieur sans taches ni rousseurs). Ouvrage dans son édition la plus complète collationnée et conforme. Format 13 x 19,5 cm. Poids 2,490 kg. Contenu: I. Généralités et Introduction : Définition de la Chimie, ses moyens, ses utilités, &c. De l'Histoire de la Chimie. Des Attractions chimiques. Des Principes des Corps. Du Feu. De l'Air atmosphérique. De l'Eau. De la Terre en général. II. Règne Minéral - Minéralogie : 1. Terres et Pierres : Généralités sur la Minéralogie ; divisions des minéraux en général et des terres et pierres en particulier ; leurs différens caractères. Exposé de la méthode lithologique de M. Daubenton, extraite de son Tableau de Minéralogie. De la classification des Terres et des Pierres, d'après leurs propriétés chimiques. De l'analyse chimique des Terres et des Pierres. 2. Substances Salines : des substances salines en général, de leurs caractères, de leur nature et de leur classification. Des trois substances salino-terreuses. Sels alkalis. Acides. Sels secondaires ou neutres. Récapitulation sur tous les sels minéraux comparés entre eux. Examen de quelques propriétés générales des sels. Des attractions électives qui ont lieu entre les diverses matières salines. 3. De la Minéralogie : Corps Combustibles en général. Diamant. Gaz hydrogène. Soufre. Substances métalliques en général. De l'arsenic et de l'acide arsenic. Du molybdène & de l'acide molybdique. Du tungstène et de l'acide tungstique. Du cobalt. Du bismuth. Du nickel. Du manganèse. De l'antimoine. Du zinc. Du mercure. De l'étain. Du plomb. Du fer. Du cuivre. De l'argent. De l'or. De la platine. Des bitumes en général. Du succin et de l'acide succinique. De l'asphalte. Du jayet. Du charbon de terre. Du pétrole. III. Règne Végétal : De la structure des végétaux. De la physique des végétaux. Des sucs et des extraits. Des sels essentiels des végétaux en général, et de ceux qui sont analogues aux sels minéraux en particulier. Du second genre des sels essentiels ou des acides purs des végétaux. Des acides végétaux formés par l'action du feu, et par celle de l'acide nitrique. De la matière sucrée, des gommes et des mucilages. Des huiles fixes ou retirées par l'expression. Des huiles volatiles. Du principe camphré. De l'arome ou esprit recteur. Des sucs résineux en général et des baumes en général. Des résines. Des gommes-résines. de la fécule pure. De la farine de froment et de l'amidon. Des matières colorantes végétales et de la teinture. De l'analyse des plantes à feu nud. Du charbon. Des sels fixes et des terres des végétaux. Des fermentations en général et de la fermentation vineuse ou spiritueuse en particulier. Du produit de la fermentation vineuse ou spiritueuse en particulier. Du produit de la fermentation vineuse ou de l'alcohol. De la fermentation acéteuse et des acides acéteux et acétiques. De la fermentation putride des végétaux. IV. Règne Animal : De l'analyse chimique des substances animales en générales. Du sang. Du lait. De la graisse. De la bile et des calculs biliaires. De la salive, du suc pancréatique et du suc gastrique. des humeurs ou matières animales qui n'ont point encore été examinées, telles que la sueur, le mucus nasal, le cérumen, les larmes, la chassie, la liqueur séminale et les excrémens. De l'urine. Du phosphate ammoniacal, du phosphate de soude, et du calcul de la vessie ou acide lithique. Du phosphore de Kunckel. De l'acide phosphorique, et de l'acide phosphoreux. Des parties molles et blanches des animaux, et de leurs muscles. Des os des animaux. Des diverses substances utiles à la médecine et aux arts, qu'on retire des quadrupèdes, des cétacées, des oiseaux et des [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Names of the committee of subscribers, for the relief of the suffering French clergy, refugees in the British Dominions.

      folio, single leaf with text on recto and docket title on verso, folded for posting, short closed tear in one fold (no loss) but in very good state of preservation.Publisher: n.p. [London?],Year: n.d. [1793?]Edition: Ephemeral and certainly very rare. ESTC locates a copy in the National Archives, but no other located by COPAC or OCLC.

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        Fine Long Autograph Letter Signed "George P" as Prince of Wales to an unnamed correspondent (1762-1830, King of Great Britain)

      1793 - sending him a "letter from my brother AUGUSTUS ." (FREDERICK, Duke of Sussex, 1773-1843, 6th son of George III) which he had received "yesterday . from Tyrwhitt who is just returned from abroad" with a letter of his own, he continues that he is "much afraid by the contents of my brother's letter to me, he is not fully possessed of your sentiments respecting his situation as I am, & which it is most essential for his interests that he should be apprized of. As to particulars, I must reserve them till we meet, when I shall have much to say to you upon this subject ." he ends with effusive wishes for his health, which he hopes is benefitting from being at the Sea side, 2 sides 4to., Brighton, 24th October The Duke of Sussex had married, in Rome on 4th April 1793, Lady Louisa Murray (d.1830), 2nd daughter of the 4th Earl of Dunmore. The ceremony was repeated on 5th December 1793 (after the date of this letter) at St. George's, Hanover Square. The marriage was declared invalid by the Court of Arches in August 1794 under the Royal Marriages Act of 1772, and the couple's son and daughter were brought up with the surname d'Este. (Sir) Thomas Tyrwhitt, (1762 or 1763 - 1833), was private secretary to the Prince of Wales and from 1798 a member of the Prince's Council. He sat as M.P. for Okehampton 1796-1802, Portarlington 1802-1806 and Plymouth 1806-1812, and was knighted in 1812.

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        Lausitzische Monatsschrift / Neue Lausitzische Monatsschrift.

      bei Hermsdorf und Anton / C. G. Anton / Selbstverlag der Oberlausitzischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, Görlitz 1793 - 1793-1808. Je Jahrgang ca. 800 S. 16 Jahrgänge 1793 - 1808 komplett (= alles Erschienene). OUmschl. Komplette Folge der Vorgängerzeitschrift des Neuen Lausitzischen Magazins, in dieser Vollständigkeit nahezu unauffindbar. Wichtige regionalgeschichtliche Zeitschrift der Oberlausitzischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften mit vielen Beiträgen zur Geschichte der Ober- und Niederlausitz. Das vorliegende Ex. in unaufgeschnittenen Monatsheften (12 pro Jahr, in den letzten Jahrgängen teils Doppelhefte) mit den originalen Heftumschlägen, jahrgangsweise mit Bindfaden gebündelt. Die Bündel äußerlich etwas angeschmutzt (oberstes und unterstes Umschlagblatt, Schnitt und Rücken), 2 Jahrgänge mit leichten Beschädigungen des letzten Umschlagblattes. Insgesamt gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relation des îles Pelew, situées dans la partie occidentale de l'océan Pacifique ; composée sur les journaux et les communications du capitaine Henri Wilson, et de quelques-uns de ses officiers, qui, en août mil 1783, y ont fait naufrage

      1793 - 2 volumes, front., [4]-280 + A Paris, chez Maradan, 1793, , 2 volumes, front, [4]-280 + [4]-272 pp, 16 pl, basane racinée de l'époque, dos lisses ornés de fleurons en forme de navires et du monogramme CR [Claude Rey ?], pièces de titre rouges, Seconde édition de la traduction française établie par le comte de Mirabeau, ouvrant sur le portrait-frontispice du navigateur Wilson, gravé par Mme Massard ; l'ouvrage comprend en outre les portraits d'Abba Thulle (Ibedul), roi de Koror et de l'une de ses épouses, gravés par Madame de Gouy, du prince Lee Boo, dû au burin de Mlle Jouan, et une grande carte, des vues, et des objets ethnographiques. Ces volumes relatent le naufrage du vaisseau de la Compagnie des Indes orientales L'Antelope dans l'archipel des îles Palaos en Micronésie et la remise à neuf du navire, grâce au soutien des habitants. Wilson put regagner Macao après un séjour de 3 mois, accompagné du second fils du roi, Lee Boo. Lee Boo est de fait l'un des premier océaniens à visiter l'Angleterre ; il y mourut de la petite vérole 5 mois après son arrivée. L'ouvrage comprend, in fine, un vocabulaire français-paluan. La première édition française a paru en un volume in-4 en 1788. Exemplaire portant le monogramme CR doré en pied du dos : peut-être Claude Rey, élève de l'Institut du Verbe Incarné (nous avons trouvé le cachet de ce dernier dans des ouvrages de la même provenance). Petits trous de vers à la reliure, coins usés, légères rousseurs. Brunet III, 647. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        DIZIONARIO RICCIANO ED ANTI-RICCIANO COMPILATO DA SEVERINO DESIDERI. SORA, FLAMINIO PALLA. 1793 1793

      SORA, FLAMINIO PALLA. 1793. IN- 4°, PERGAMENA COEVA. 274 PP. OTTIMO ESEMPLARE DELLA RARA EDIZIONE ORIGINALE PUBBLICATA SOTTO LO PSEUDONIMO DI SEVERINO DESIDERI ED IL FALSO LUOGO DI SORA, COME PURE DELLO STAMPATORE. IN QUEST' OPERA IL GUASCO SEMBR

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        [Title in Greek:] Epiktetou Encheiridion

      Parmae: in aedibus Palatinis, typis Bodonianis, 1793. 4to, pp. [2], 40, [2]; title and text in Greek, bound with, as issued: Manuale di Epitteto volgarizzato da Eritisco Pilenejo, Parma: nel regal palazzo, co' tipt Bodoniani, 1793. pp. [2], 51, [1]; together in later brown morocco-backed marbled boards, title in blind on spine; nice copy. Brooks 489.

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        Geschichte Raphaels de Aquillas in 5 Büchern. Ein Seitenstück zu Fausts Leben, Thaten u. Höllenfahrt.

      St Petersburg u Leipzig Jacubär 1793 - 472 S. u. 4 S. Anzeigen. Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild u. Rückenvergoldung. - Goedeke IV, 1, 809, 27a. - Schulte - Strathaus 212, 24a. - Erste Ausgabe! - Der 3. Band innerhalb eines 10bändigen Romanzyklus, der mit "Fausts Leben." 1791 beginnt. - "In diesen Bänden sind sein (Klingers) Wesen und widerspruchsvolles Weltbild am besten zu fassen." - Einband beschabt und Bestoßen, oberes Kapital mit Fehlstelle, im übrigen schönes, breitrandiges Leseexmplar. 2000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorie istoriche sull'origine ed antichità della parrocchiale chiesa e del clero oggi dell'insigne collegiata di S. Gio. Maggiore di Napoli

      In Napoli, nella stamperia di Paolo Severino 1793 - PARISE Michele. Memorie istoriche sull'origine ed antichità della parrocchiale chiesa e del clero oggi dell'insigne collegiata di S. Gio. Maggiore di Napoli. In Napoli, nella stamperia di Paolo Severino, 1793. Rara edizione originale. Lozzi, 3055. Unito: idem. Cronologia delle Crociate dedicata a S.E. il cavaliere D.Giovanni Acton. In Napoli, presso Vincenzo Orsini, 1792. Due opere in un volume in 16mo; pp.59, 3n.nn.; VII, 85, 3n.nn. Testo inquadrato. Legatura coeva in cart. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery Beginning in the Sittings After Hilary Term 29 Geo. III and Ending in the Sittings After Trinity Term 32 Geo. III A.D. 1792

      Dublin: P. Byrne, Grafton-Street, 1793. First Edition, full calf, red label with gilt titles to spine. Calf rubbed front and rear boards, moderate foxing throughout page block. prior owners names front endpages and title page, front hinge just starting to separate. Contents are unmarked. One of the prior owners, whose name is handwritten 3 times, is "Alfred Balch, Nashville". Balch was a close personal friend and neighboring plantation owner to President Andrew Jackson. He was a practicing lawyer in Nashville, and eventually became head of the Nashville Bar Association. During Andrew Jackson's presidency Balch was appointed to the role of Commissioner of Indian Treaties. During this time he would be active in trying to resolve issues the Creek and Seminole tribes had with the United States government (and may have helped resolve the Second Seminole War). Later in 1840, during the presidency of Martin Van Buren, Jackson would pressure his former vice president to appoint Balch to the role of United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, where he would serve as a Florida District Judge for only one year. In 1835 letters appear between Alfred Balch and Andrew Jackson suggesting a level of comfort that only friends would have with one another. In one letter Jackson seems to write angrily about a secret conspiracy to undermine his chosen successor Martin Van Buren. What evidence there is seems to suggest a very close relationship between Andrew Jackson and Alfred Balch.(Balchepedia; the Encyclopedia of Balch History). A great association to Presidential and Tennessee history ! . First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good Minus/No Jacket, As Issued.

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        Beschreibung der hochfürstlich-erzbischöflichen Haupt- und Residenzstadt Salzburg und ihrer Gegenden verbunden mit ihrer ältesten Geschichte. Erster Band: Topographie. Nebst 2 Kupfertafeln. Zweyter Band: Statistik. Nebst einer Kupfertafel, welche die Stadt Salzburg aus dem XV. Jahrh. vorstellet.

      Salzburg, Selbstverlag, 1792 - 1793. - 2 Bde. XXXII + 594 + 12, VIII + 620 + 12 S. Priv. Pp. u. HLd. der Zeit. Mit allen drei Tafeln: die Lederfabrik am äußeren Stein, sowie der Stadtplan von Salzburg und im zweiten Band die Ansicht Salzburgs. - Besitzsign. a. V., S. 380f. m. Reste eines Klebefilms, stockfleckig, Gbrsp., Ebd. berieben m. stärkeren Gbrsp. Zweiter Band m. stärkeren Gbrsp., tlw. Fraßspuren in Marginalien (vorallem S.550-565), stockfleckig, Besitzsign. a. V., angestaubt. Ebd. bedarf eines Buchbinders. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt. - Selten mit den Tafeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Schriften. 12 Bände in 24 Bänden. Nachdruckausgaben Hildesheim 1997 ff. Mit Vorworten und einem Register herausgegeben von Günther Kronenbitter

      Georg Olms, Hildesheim, CDXIV/501.233 S., Leinen mit Goldprägung - neuwertig/original verlagsfrisch verpackt und verschweißt/Reprografischer Nachdruck der Ausgabe Berlin, Leipzig, Mannheim und München 1793 - 1920/aus der Reihe Historia Scientiarum -

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        A COMPENDIUM OF MILITARY DUTY, ADAPTED FOR THE MILITIA OF THE UNITED STATES; IN THREE PARTS .

      Eliphalet Ladd 1793 - 8vo. 240, 251-305pp. (as usual) but with no interuption of the text. Also a number of other pagination errors throughout the text. Original tree calf binding with leather label on spine, stamped in gilt. Ink inscription on the title page reads: "Joseph N. Howe, Jr. to Samuel Aspinwall, Esq. " Spine rebacked. Sabin 68016. Evans 26054. This is an early American military manual issued shortly after Congress passed the Militia Act of 1792. Rawson incorporates the thinking of military theorists in Europe as well as the practical experiences he had as aide to General John Sullivan in the American Revolution. One of the first attempts to present a systematic approach to serving as an American soldier and officer. Wear at the corners, head and foot of spine chipped, joints cracking, and scrapes to the leather on the rear board. Still a good copy in original condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plan of the Attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery upon Hudsons River which were Stormed by His Majesty's Forces under the Command of Sir Henry Clinton

      London, 1793. Map. Hand colored engraving. Image measures 25.75" x 19.75" This 1793 Revolutionary War battle plan depicts the Hudson Highlands and extends from Haverstraw Bay and Verplanks Point north to include Fort Montgomery. The map represents an important moment in the American Revolution. This 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 Hudson River Chain, forged to prevent British ships from using the river, is depicted here stretching from Fort Clinton to West Point. The map documents the dramatic battle plan showing the British attempting to clear the Hudson River of the American rebel forces. British forces with support from ships in the river attacked Fort Clinton and Montgomery. The forts were captured and torn down by the British but caused major delays which led the American forces to win the Battle of Bemis Heights in Saratoga a few days later. The map identifies Fort Montgomery, Fort Clinton, and Fort Independence. British fleets are beautifully illustrated with ships, and are noted with dates of landings. Most striking is the beautifully rendered topography throughout. The map is in good condition with some verso margin repairs. Some wear on original fold lines. Lined with archival paper. 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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        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. In Two Volumes.

      London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1793. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. First edition, first printing in two volumes. 5" x 7 1/4", rebound in marbled boards with black spines, hand-printed title labels affixed to spines. Owner signature in pen to both front free endpapers. Both text blocks fine and free of foxing. One or two very minor spine breaks; tiny misalignment of text sections in vol. II. 1/2" stamp on verso of each title page: "Selbourne Library." From the collection of Dr. Hugh Selbourne of Manchester, England (1906-1973). Collation: Volume I: Front free endpaper [1]; title page [1]; Preface [v-ix; verso of ix blank]; "Contents of Vol. I" [1]; "Direction to the Binder" [1]; "Essays, Humorous, Moral, and Literary, &c." [1-268]; rear endpaper [1]. Volume II: Front free endpaper [1]; title page [1]; "Contents of Vol. II" [3]; "Life of Doctor Benjamin Franklin, &c." [1-317]; Errata [1]; rear endpapers [2]. Included with this set is a copy of The London Chronicle from June 25, 1793, with a brief article by Franklin's grandson, W. T. Franklin, calling into question the publication of a pirate edition and announcing the publication of the real edition. Please email for more photographs or information.

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        A Voyage to Botany Bay with a description of the Country, Manners, Customs, Religion, &c. of the Natives. By the Celebrated George Barrington. To which is added his Life and Trial.

      1793 1793 - London: Printed by C. Lowndes, (1793). Sm. 8vo. Later half dark green oasis. Gilt panelled spine. T.e.g. other edges uncut (bound by Morrell). (ii, 120pp.). With engrv. frontispiece, and illust. title-vignette. Fine and complete. Ferguson records (F. 206) an entry not dated, citing a date circa 1795, whilst the copy here offered is clearly dated on the Dedication page as Parramatta November 1793. Rare thus.

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        Der Ponte Salario, 1793

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Beschriftung: in der Platte signiert, datiert und bezeichnet: "J Mechau fece Roma 1793" und bezeichnet: "Ponte Salaro". Werkverzeichnis: Nagler 8, Nr. 9, Fichter Nr. 30. Serie: Mahlerisch radirte Prospecte von Italien, von Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau und Albert Christoph Dies. Grösse: 24,7 x 35,6 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: 39 x 49,2 cm (Papier). 28 x 37,8 cm (Plattenmaß). Beschreibung: Vom heutigen Monte Antenne aus gesehene Ebene nördlich Roms. Die Brücke überspannt den Anio kurz vor seiner Mündung in den Tiber. In der Ferne sieht man die Monti Tiburtini. Im Schatten der hohen Pinie, die zweifellos eine Zutat aus kompositionellen Erwägungen darstellt, lagern Hirten in zeitgenössischer Kleidung. Ihre Schafe weiden am besonnten Hang. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Picturesque Views, on the River Medway, from the Nore to the Vicinity of Its Source in Sussex: With Observations on the Public Buildings and Other Works of Art in Its Neighbourhood

      T. & J. Egerton, Whitehall 1793 - Gilt text, decorations and bands on spine, gilt outline edge on boards, top and fore edges of corners are gilt as well, marbled ep's, decorative tooling on edge between board edges and pastedown edges front and rear. 28 sepia aguatints (1 missing tissue and 1 with closed tear in tissue) plus frontis and map. 206 pp. Leather spine (covering only) is cracked and chipped. 'I' of Ireland,'ver' of river, 'ay' of Medway are missing, extremities scuffed, top edge dark, fore and bottom edges yellow, shelf wear and scratches on front and rear boards, bookplate on front pastedown: "Lucknam 1870 John Hippisley". Book is tight and square. Book weighs kilo+ and will require extra shipping. Bookseller's Inventory # 082327. Size: 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historical View of Plans, for the Government of British India, and regulation of Trade to the East Indies.: And Outlines of a Plan of Foreign Government, of Commercial Oeconomy, and of Domestic Administration, for the Asiatic Interests of Great Britain.

      London J. Sewell & J. Debrett 1793 - A very good copy bound in contemporary marbled boards, recent calf spine and corners. 4to, pp.xii, 632, errata leaf. Armorial book-plate of S.M. Threipland.

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        Briefe über die Bestellung eines Küchen-Gartens in welchen denen, die ihre Gärten selbst, und ohne Hilfe eines gelernten Gärtners bestellen wollen eine Anleitung zum Gartenbau gegeben wird.

      Hannover, Hellwing, 1778-1793. - 3. u. 2. verm. Aufl. 8°. Mit 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln u. 4 gefalt. Tabellen. Schlichte Ppbde. d. Zt., (ger. fl.). Bd. 1 in dritter (1778) und Bde. 2 u. 3 in zweiter Auflage. - Dochnahl 98; vgl. Weiss, Gastr. 2400. - Beschreibt in zahlreichen "Briefen" die verschiedenen Gewürz- und Gemüsepflanzen, sowie Abhandlungen über das Anlegen von Mistbeeten, eine Geschichte des Küchengartens, sowie einen Gartenkalender. - Die Tafeln zeigen Gerätschaften bzw. den Bau eines Mistbeetkastens. - Ger. stockfl. u. gebräunt, eine Tafel minimal wasserrandig, gutes Exemplar.

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        The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker

      London: Printed by J. Sibbald and sold by T.Kay, Strand, 1793. First Rowlandson Edition. Illustrated by C. Grignion after Thomas Rowlandson, 7 plates in volumes one, 3 in Volume two. vii, [i], 269, [1]; [1]-206 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Half mottled contemporary calf and boards. First Rowlandson Edition. Illustrated by C. Grignion after Thomas Rowlandson, 7 plates in volumes one, 3 in Volume two. vii, [i], 269, [1]; [1]-206 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Grego Vol. I, p. 320

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        Travels in India, during the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, & 1783.

      London: printed for the author, and sold by J. Edwards, 1793 - Quarto (286 × 230 mm). Contemporary marbled calf, raised bands to spine, foliate vignettes gilt to compartments between gilt rules, black morocco label, fillet and oak-leaf borders gilt to sides, sprinkled edges, green endpapers, bound purple silk page-marker. With the directions to the binder bound in. Joints and extremities rubbed, a few light scuffs and scattered faint craquelure to sides, tide-mark to top edge of pp. 92–3, the text unaffected, otherwise a few trivial spots or marks, Pass at Sicri Gully and Zananah plates transposed, very short closed tear to folding map stub. An excellent copy, the contents crisp and fresh and with no trace of the usual offsetting or browning. 14 engraved plates (9 of them views) by Medland, Byrne, Angus and others after Hodges, large folding engraved map of part of Bengal and Bihar. First edition, in a superior Regency binding; a second edition was published the following year. "The first professional landscape artist to visit India and please such tastes [for the picturesque and the sublime] was William Hodges (1744–1797). He went with a highly individual vision and style of painting which had been formed while he was official artist on Captain Cook's second voyage to the Pacific between 1772 and 1775. Hodges had served his apprenticeship with Richard Wilson and had learnt to paint landscapes in the classical tradition, producing calm wooded scenes lit by a soft glow, the foreground peopled with classical figures. With Captain Cook Hodges was suddenly jerked into observing nature in a completely different way "[His] First year in India was disappointing. Hodges's health was poor and the Second Mysore War (1780–84) against Haidar Ali was in progress. This made it impossible for him to explore the countryside of South India freely and he was confined to Madras and its immediate environs. On moving to Calcutta in February 1781, however, he was to travel far more widely through the generosity and patronage of the Governor-General, Warren Hastings, a man of broad culture. "During 1781 Hodges made two tours up-country with him during which he saw the ruins of many Muslim palaces, tombs and mosques. The next year he found a patron in Augustus Cleveland, a liberal administrator stationed at Bhagalpur in Bihar. Touring with him Hodges saw a very different India – the forested tracts inhabited by an aboriginal people, the Paharias. During 1783 he made a long expedition up-country to join Major Brown who was heading a diplomatic embassy to the Mughal Emperor. Hodges was now able to see the great Mughal monuments at Agra and Sikandra. He returned through Central India to Calcutta via Lucknow and left India in November 1783" (Archer & Lightbown, India Observed: India as viewed by British Artists 1760–1860, Victoria and Albert Museum 1982, pp. 8–9). Riddick, History of British India, pp. 170-2. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Edward VI.

      IMITATIONS OF ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY HANS HOLBEIN, IN THE COLLECTION OF HIS MAJESTY, FOR THE PORTRAITS OF ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONS OF THE COURT OF HENRY VIII. WITH BIOGRAPHICAL TRACTS. John Chamberlaine, London. 1793 - Stipple engraving. Printed colour. Size: 17.5 x 26.5 cm. (7 x 10½ inches). Very good condition. Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. Engraved by BARTOLOZZI, Francesco

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        Ars Graphica Franz Xaver Rektorzik Brünn 1793-1851.

      26 Orig.-Radierungen, Blattgröße 29 x 41 cm (Titelbl. 27 x 35), Plattengröße 9 x 12 cm bis 20 x 26 cm. Titelbl. stockfl., ansonsten fleckenfreie Abzüge. Dazu eine Porträtphotographie Rektorziks auf Karton montiert. In HLn.-Mappe m. mont. Orig.Radierung BLBL III,424 ÖBL IX,54 Thieme / B. 28,145. Franz Xaver Rektorzik (Brünn 1793-1851) war im Hauptberuf mährisch-schlesischer Gubernial-Expedits-Director in Brünn und betätigte sich aus Liebhaberei als Künstler. In seiner Kunst Autodidakt, fertigte er zahlreiche Radierungen im Geiste der Romantik, die u.a. in der Wiener Albertina und im Kupferstichkabinett in Dresden aufbewahrt werden. Gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Radierer Mährens. Seine hauptsächlichen Motive waren Landschaften und Tiere. Sein Werk umfaßt lediglich 83 Radierungen. Der Brünner Radierer August Potuczek (1882-1936) fertigte Abzüge von den Originalplatten an und gab diese in einer kalligraphisch beschrifteten Mappe in kleiner Auflage heraus. Beigegeben sind ein Zeitungsausschnitt "Franz Xaver Rektorzik. Anläßlich der Neuherausgabe seines Radierwerks durch Maler-Radierer August Potuczek" sowie 6 Postkarten mit Reproduktionen nach Radierungen aus dem Mappenwerk.Sohn e. Theatermalers, seit 1809 im Staatsdienst, 1832 Gubernial-Expeditionsdirektor. In seiner Kunst Autodidakt, fertigte er zahlreiche Radierungen im Geiste der Romantik, die u.a. in der Wiener Albertina und im Kupferstichkabinett in Dresden aufbewahrt werden. Gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Radierer Mährens. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.

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        Oekonomische Abhandlungen und Preisfragen über die monatlichen Haus- und Land-Wirthschaftsverrichtungen für...Band 1, 4, 7, 8, 9

      Sehr, sehr selten. Jeder Band mit 3 Stichen. Jeder Band für 3 Monate. Band 1: Jäner, Februar und März 1793 usw. Verkauf jedes einzelnen Bandes für 250,- pro Band. Band 9 in anderem Einband und mit 2 Stichen (komplett). Band 9 ist nicht mehr chronologisch geordnet. Dieser Band hat diverse Stempel (Hochschule Brünn).

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        Sketches of the Principles of Government.

      1793 - One of the Earliest American Books on Political Science Chipman, Nathaniel [1752-1843]. Sketches of the Principles of Government. Burlington [VT]: From the Press of J. Lyon, 1793. xii, [13]-292 pp. Section of p. 38 blank due to printer error, which placed that text at the foot of p. 37. Facsimile leaf of pp. 37-38 laid in. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary speckled sheep, rebacked in period style with gilt fillets and existing lettering piece, hinges mended. Light rubbing to board, corners bumped and lightly worn, early bookplate of private association library and "57" in small early hand to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text, faint dampstaining in a few places. * Only edition. Among the first American books on political science, Sketches is a study of civil laws and obligations, the social state, rights of property, sovereignty and political power. He published an expanded version of this in 1833 titled The Principles of Government. Chipman was a Hamiltonian Federalist who played a key role in Vermont's admission to the Union. He was a United States Senator from 1797 to 1803, Vermont's Chief Justice from 1813 to 1815 and professor of law at Middlebury College from 1816-1843. Jefferson owned a copy of this book: Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson 2361. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5751. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on Crimes and Punishments, With a Commentary by M de.

      1793 - Early American Edition of "One of the Most Influential Books in the Whole History of Criminology," PMM 209 Beccaria, [Cesare Bonesana, Marchese de] [1738-1794]. Voltaire (Arouet, Francois-Marie) [1694-1778]. An Essay on Crimes and Punishments: By the Marquis Beccaria, Of Milan. With a Commentary by M. De Voltaire. A New Edition Corrected. Philadelphia: Printed by William Young, 1793. x, [13]-230 pp. 12mo. (6" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, rebacked in calf, gilt fillets and contemporary lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing to boards, corners bumped. Moderate toning to text, somewhat darker along margins, occasional light foxing. Struck-through owner signatures to endleaves, small early owner signatures to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. An attractive copy. * Third American edition. First published in Livorno in 1764 as Dei Delitti e Delle Pene, this landmark work is, to quote Printing and the Mind of Man, "one of the most influential books in the whole history of criminology. It is significant because it was the first systematic study of the subject. Infused with the spirit of the Enlightenment, its advocacy of crime prevention and the abolition of torture and capital punishment marked a significant advance in criminological thought, which had changed little since the Middle Ages. It had a profound influence on the development of criminal law. It was especially influential among American thinkers, such as Thomas Jefferson, who wished to use Beccaria to reform the system of criminal law Americans inherited from England. The first two American editions were issued Charleston in 1777 and Philadelphia in 1778. Printing and the Mind of Man 209. Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson 2349. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 4234. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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