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        Enquiry (Inquiry) Concerning Political Justice, and Its Influence on Morals and Happiness

      London: G.G. And J. Robinson (1793), 1796. Second Edition. Quarter Calf. Near Fine. Octavo. Association Copy - Not Signed. Second (Corrected) Edition (Stated) , First Printing With 1796 Dates On Title Pages. Two Volumes. Contemporary Marbled Boards, Skillfully And Beautifully Re-Backed To Style In Bright Quarter Leather, Compartments On Spines With Red Morocco Labels, Gilt Decoration And Gilt Rules, Leather Tips. Half-Titles, Blank Free Endpapers, And Errata Present In Both Volumes; . Printing And Mind Of Man Title (For First Edition). In Revising The 1793 First Edition Of Political Justice (1793) In 1796, Godwin Remarked That He Had Not Yielded "A Proper Attention To The Empire Of Feeling." He Further Thought That "Not Only The Passions Of Men, But Their Judgments, Are To A Great Degree The Creatures Of Their Sympathy." These Judgments Contradict His Earlier Opinions In The First Edition That Reason Alone Can Determine Human Action. Thus The Second Edition, Not The First, Represents In This And Other Ways Godwin's Evolved Thoughts. Engraved Nineteenth Century Bookplates Of C. B. Farwell (1823-1903), U. S. Congressman And Senator From Illinois, Founder Of Lake Forest University, And Brother Of Prominent 19Th Century Businessman J. V. Farwell, Chicago's Leading Wholesale Merchant Prior To The Rise Of Marshall Field. An Attractive, Well Preserved, Solid And Readable Set, With Some Loss Of Original Paper On Edges Of Boards, No Damage To Front And Back Of Boards. Bookseller's Ticket Of C. Ambery Of Manchester On Top Of Front Board Of Vol 1..

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        The History of the Reign of Philip

      London - G.G.J and J Robinson 1793 - The third edition of this eighteenth century historical work. Complete in two volumes. This is the complete work of this history, with the original four books byRobert Watson and thecontinuation of two books by William Thomson. Watson's work was first published in 1777 with Thomson's continuation completing the work first issued in 1783. Robert Watson was a Scottish minister and academic. He was Principal of St Salvator's College in St Andrews. Horace Walpole praised his work as a historian and in particular hishistorical work on Philip II. William Thomson was also a Scottish minister, historian and miscellaneous writer. His bibliography is extensive with many historical and travelworks. His reputation as a writer was made withthis continuation of Watson's work on Philip III. Philip III of Spain was king ofboth Spain and Portugal. He was a Habsburg and had a largely negative political reputation abroad. He ruled the Spanish Empire at its height and brought Spain into the Thirty Years' War. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, very smart with some minorrubbing to the head and tail of spineas well asto raised bands. Someminor rubbing to joints also. Bookplate of John Colbywith the Colby familycrestto front pastedown ofboth volumes. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound. Small section from the top margin of both title pages removed neatly, possiblyto remove a prior owner's signature. Pages are generally bright withsome slight age toning to edges and the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERYGOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Convention Nationale. Plan d'éducation nationale de M. Lepelletier, présenté à la Convention par M. Robespierre, au nom de la Commission d'Instruction Publique

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1793 - In-8° broché sous couverture d'attente moderne sur laquelle est imprimée la page de titre, 52 pages. Très important projet, rival de celui de Lakanal. Robespierre non seulement le présenta à la Convention mais le soutint de tout son poids. L'émotion de l'assassinat tout récent de l'auteur du plan contribua à faire basculer l'Assemblée en sa faveur. Ce texte a été longuement analysé par les historiens de l'éducation et de la pédagogie. Sa lecture attentive le révèle comme précurseur de nombreux projets ultérieurs ; les articles généraux anticipent l'école de Jules Ferry ; le travail manuel et la gymnastique sont prévus dans le quotidien, l'Education Mutuelle s'y trouve nettement préfiguré. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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

      London: G G J and J Robinson, 1793. First Edition, First Printing. Full Calf. Fine Books. Illustrated Title Pages. Two Volumes, First Printings. 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. Pages Very Well Preserved, Almost No Foxing, Retaining 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.

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        Malerische Reise in die italienische Schweiz mit geatzen Blattern von I. H. Meyer

      Zurich bey Orell, Gessner, Füssli und Compagnie 1793. 4° oblungo, mm 125x205, pp. (6), 75, con 12 vedute all'acquaforte a piena pagina, frontespizio e ultima carta illustrati da due belle vignette incise, contiene al fondo 48 acqueforti aggiunte al volume sempre di paesaggi elvetici. Leg. mz. pelle con punte, dorso mancante ma esemplare solido e molto ben conservato al suo interno, solo un restauro al verso della prima incisione.  Libretto composto di dodici bellissime vedute eseguite all'acquaforte a seguito del viaggio nel Canton Ticino, compiuto a piedi partendo da Zurigo, da Joahnn Konrad Steiner e i suoi due allievi. Uno dei primissimi viaggi pittoreschi che ebbero larga diffusione nel XIX secolo. Primo libro in assoluto a raffigurare il Canton Ticino, in particolare i luoghi di Calonico, Quartino, Molinetto, il fiume Tresa e la baia di Ponte Tresa. Tra le altre vedute il lago di Zugo, il lago di Lucerna, Altdorf, il San Gottardo (Stalvedro), il lago di Como (Villa Pliniana) la via Mala e il lago di Walenstadt. Esemplare unico, poiché arricchito di 48 vedute di città e paesaggi svizzeri, composte dal più talentuoso dei due allievi, Johann Heinrich Meyer; le 48 vedute appartengono alla serie di 108 incisioni eseguite per il Calendario Elvetico pubblicato a Zurigo (1779 -  1798) dal poeta, pittore ed editore svizzero Salomon Gessner; quest'ultimo eseguì le prime 60 incisioni per il calendario fino all'anno 1788, quando questi morì il testimone passò a Meyer. Nel volume si trovano dunque le 48 incisioni di Meyer eseguite per gli ultimi otto anni 1790 - 1798. Ogni anno i volumi contenevano fino a un massimo di sei incisioni, per questo la numerazione delle tavole nel nostro volume va da 1 a 6 per poi ricominciare. Elenco completo su richiesta. Cfr. G. Ghiringehlli, Il Ticino nelle vecchie stampe, n. 94 e seguenti (Helvetischer Calendar 1779-1797).

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        MISCELLANEOUS OBSERVATIONS ON IMPORTANT THEOLOGICAL SUBJECTS, ORIGINAL AND COLLECTED

      Edinburgh: M. Gray, Vernor & Hood; Ogilvie and Speare, 1793. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good binding. Belonging to Edwards' granddaughter Mary Hoyt, with her signature as well as her name label; dated in her hand in 1794. Bound in contemporary sheep, with morocco title label. The endpaper is torn with some loss. The front board discreetly reattached. Very Good binding.

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        -1) LINDET (Robert) Rapport qui a précédé l'acte énonciatif des crimes de Louis Capet lu à la Convention Nationale au nom de la Commission des 21, le 10 déc. 1792

      Paris, imp. Nationale, 1793, in 8°, de 22pp., - suivi de: -2) DUFRICHE-VALAZÉ Rapport fait à la Convention Nationale au nom de la Commission extraordinaire des 24, le 6 Nov. 1792, sur les crimes du ci-devant roi, dont les preuves ont été trouvées dans les papiers recueillis par le comité de surveillance de la Commune de Paris. P. Imp. Nat. s.d. (1792) de 28pp., - suivi de : -3) Recueil de pièces justificatives de l'acte énonciatif des crimes de Louis Capet, réunies par la commission des 21... premier inventaire, imprimé par ordre de la Convention, s.d., de 172pp. - suivi de: - 3bis) Idem second inventaire, imp. Nat. s.d., de 210pp., - suivi de: -4) Commission extraordinaire des 24, établie par décret du 1er Octobre, imp. Nat. s.d. (1792) de 2pp., - suivi de : -5) Second recueil de pièces justificatives des crimes commis par le ci-devant Roi, premier cahier, à l'appui du rapport fait au nom de la commission extraordinaire des 24, par VALAZÉ, P. imp. Nat. 1793, de 1f. 121pp. - suivi de : -6) Appel nominal fait le mardi 15 février 1793, l'an deuxième de la République française, sur cette question: Louis Capet est-il coupable de conspiration contre la Liberté publique & d'attentats contre la sûreté générale de l'Etat ? S.l.n.d. de 71pp. - suivi de : -7) Inventaires des pièces recueillies par la Commission des 21, concernant les crimes de Louis Capet... S.l.n.d., de 26pp. - suivi de : -8) Rapport et projet de décret présentés à la Convention Nationale au nom du Comité Législatif par Jean MAILHE, le 7 Nov. 1792, imp. nat. s.d. de 27pp. - suivi de : -9) Défense de Louis prononcée à la barre de la Convention nationale le mercredi 26 déc. 1792 par le citoyen DESEZE, l'un de ses défenseurs officieux... P. imp. nat. 1792, de 1f. 49pp. - suivi de: -10) Défense de Louis XVI, première partie, contenant l'examen des faits antérieurs à l'acceptation de l'acte constitutionnel, par Michel-Germain PICHOIS, homme de Loi. P. chez Dufresne 1792, de 30pp. -11) Idem deuxième partie, où l'on examine les faits postérieurs à l'acceptation de l'acte constitutionnel et le rapport des loix avec le jugement proposé.. P. 1793, de 47pp. - suivi de : -12) Observations des défenseurs de Louis sur une imputation particulière qui lui a été faite dans la Convention, précédées de leur lettre d'envoi au Citoyen-Président (signé Lamoignon-Malesherbes, Tronchet, Deseze) P. imp. nat. s.d., de 8pp. - suivi de : -13) Opinion du citoyen Pierre Arnaud DARTIGOYTE député des Landes prononcée à la séance du 3 janv. 1793 ... sur la défense de Louis Capet. P. imp. nat. s.d., de 10pp., le tout relié en 1 fort vol. demi-basane blonde époque, dos lisse orné, avec le titre procès de Louis XVI tomé 1, avec table manuscrite en tête. Bon exemplaire. Important recueil de pièces officielles publiées par la Convention nationale et relatives au procès de Louis XVI et à sa défense. -1) Tourneux I.3610 - 2) Tourneux I.3607 Martin & Walter IV.33073 - 3 à 5) Tourneux I.3611 - 6) Tourneux I.3668 - 7) Tourneux I.3612 -8) Martin & Walter III.22416 "sur le jugement de Louis XVI" -9) Tourneux I.3635 - 10 & 11) Tourneux I. 3755 -12) Martin & Walter III.22494 - 13) Martin & Walter I.9210

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        The Theory and Practice of Aerostation

      Overview Details & Condition First edition of the first English-language scientific treatise on ballooning. This copy includes Cavallo's uncommon 1793 treatise on the mother-of-pearl micrometer he invented, and is extra-illustrated with three plates from an unknown edition of Saint-Fond's book on the Montgolfier brothers, Description des Expériences de la Machine Aérostatique (first published 1783-84). In his early twenties Tiberius Cavallo (1749-1809) moved from Italy to London, where "he moved easily in cultivated circles and developed an interest in electrical experiments, in particular on atmospheric electricity. His experimental skill and inventiveness brought him quickly to the notice of some of the leading natural philosophers of the day. He designed an ingenious electrometer for detecting and measuring the smallest quantity of electricity in the atmosphere, and in 1777 he published A Complete Treatise on Electricity in Theory and Practice with Original Experiments... The work was a compendium of contemporary understanding of electricity, and in it Cavallo emphasized the importance of experiments for the advancement of natural knowledge and identified possible directions for further investigation, both practical and theoretical. The Treatise was well received, and it earned him a high reputation within the Royal Society of London, of which he was elected a fellow on 9 December 1779" (ODNB). Cavallo was a talented experimentalist and inventor; he undertook serious investigations into topics such as the medical uses of electricity and the physical properties of air and other gases. He invented and improved on a large number of instruments, and also acted as an international agent for London instrument makers. Serving as the Bakerian Lecturer of the Royal Society between 1782 and 1792, he was a skilled science communicator whose books and lectures were well-received by the public as well as his peers. The History and Practice of Aerostation contains a detailed history of ballooning and aerostatic experiments, including early unmanned flights, the work of the Montgolfier brothers, Pilatre de Rozier, and a large number of other amateur and professional experimenters. The second half of the volume covers the theory of ballooning with sections on the nature of air, the construction of balloons, the mechanisms for sending them aloft and bringing them back to Earth, scientific experiments and observations that can be made during a voyage, and a short essay on the uses to which the new invention may be put in the future. "It can hardly be expected that, in the present state of the subject, all, or even a few, of the uses, to which the aerostatic machines may be applied, should be precisely known, since the decisive proof of experience has not yet been sufficiently shewn" (p. 320). The second text bound into this volume describes one of Cavallo's inventions, a "simple and valuable" micrometer, for making small measurements while using a microscope or telescope. "The Mother-of-pearl micrometer is a very simple, and at the same time, a very accurate instrument of the kind. It consists of a small semitransparent scale or slip of Mother-of-pearl, about the 20th part of an inch broad, and of the thickness of common writing paper, divided into a number of equal parts by parallel lines, every fifth and tenth of which is a little longer than the rest" (pp. 3-4). [Bound together with] Description, and Use, of the Telescopical Mother-of-Pearl Micrometer. London: printed for the author and sold by C. Dilly, P. Elmsly, and J. Stockdale, 1785. And London: printed for the author and sold by C. Dilly, 1793.  Octavo (208 x 130 mm). Contemporary tree calf handsomely rebacked to style, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label. 8 page index and author's ad. The Micrometer being 41 pages with two leaves of preliminaries. 2 engraved folding plates, extra-illustrated with 3 plates from an unknown edition of Faujas de Saint-Fond's book on the Montgolfier brothers, Description des Expériences de la Machine Aérostatique. Armorial bookplate. Professionally rebacked and with the corners and edges of the boards restored, occasional light spotting to the edges of the textblock and the contents, a little toning and offsetting of the plates, mostly affecting the plates introduced from the Saint-Fond, but generally clean and fresh. A very good copy.

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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

      London: G G J and J Robinson, 1793. First Edition, First Printing. Full Calf. Fine Books. Illustrated Title Pages. Two Volumes, First Printings. 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. Pages Very Well Preserved, Almost No Foxing, Retaining 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.

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        Fables of John Gay; with a life of the author (offered with) The Fables of Aesop With a life of the author

      London: John Stockdale, 1793. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Gay, Vol. II includes the advertisement leaf following the title page and publisher's advertisement on verso of final text leaf for an edition of Barlow's Aesop and Stockdale fables of Aesop (no dates noted). Engraved title page in each volume, plus 112 plates in the Aesop and 70 plates in Gay, 12 by William Blake; plates with blank leaves as guards. A large paper copy bound in polished mottled calf with matching flyleaves, gilt-ruled around the edges and inner dentelles, gilt decorated spine. All edges gilt. Interior has some light offsetting from plates as usual. First edition, first issue of both works with the long "s" throughout. An exquisite set.

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        Fables by John Gay with a Life of the Author and Embellished with Seventy Plates 2 Volume Set

      London: John Stockdale. Near Fine. 1793. FIRST EDITION. Hard Cover. Near Fine condition two volumes in full leather with decorative gilt stamping. Marbled endpapers. Professionally Rebacked. A very handsome copy. Corners lightly rubbed. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" .

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        Fables ? with a Life of the Author

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. First Stockdale edition and first with the Blake plates, first issue with the long 's' throughout. 2 engraved title-pages with vignette, "Gay Monument" frontispiece and 68 illustrations (including 12 etchings by William Blake). [ii], xii, 225; [ii], vii, 188 pp. 2 vols. 8vo (10-3/8 x 6-3/4 inches). Contemporary full straight-grained red morocco, covers stamped in gilt with outer roll border, flat spines divided into 6 compartments, 2 with title and volume number, the rest gilt with small tool, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Light wear to extremities, some foxing to title-pages. Bookplate of Frasier W. McCann. First Stockdale edition and first with the Blake plates, first issue with the long 's' throughout. 2 engraved title-pages with vignette, "Gay Monument" frontispiece and 68 illustrations (including 12 etchings by William Blake). [ii], xii, 225; [ii], vii, 188 pp. 2 vols. 8vo (10-3/8 x 6-3/4 inches). With 12 Plates by Blake. A tall copy in contemporary binding of the Stockdale edition of Gay's Fables with 12 engravings by Blake, who freely adapted his source material. Ray considers this one of the best examples of Blake's work as a reproductive engraver. Bentley & Nurmi 371A; Ray, England 1; Essick, William Blake's Commercial Book Illustrations, XXVI

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        Fables with a life of the Author and embellished with 70 Plates

      2 vols. London: John Stockdale, 1793. 2 vols., royal 8vo, xi, 225; vii, 187,(1, advertisement) pp. Engraved title to each part, frontispiece to vol. I, and 70 plates including 12 by Blake. Full contemporary calf a bit scuffed and untidy but quite sound, internally very good despite the usual browning and offsetting, and with huge margins. First edition with Blake?s plates, this copy very tall, possibly large-paper ?The plates in this famous edition are free adaptations from the designs of Kent, Wootton, and Gravelot, who illustrated the earlier printings of Gay's Fables. William Blake completely redesigned, and redrew, the 12 images for which he is responsible, and is listed among the subscribers to the edition, as are the other engravers who worked on this project. Blake engraved the plates opposite pp. 1, 29, 59, 73, 99, 109, 125, 133 and 181 in volume one; and those opposite pp. 1, 105 and 145 in volume two.? (Sotheran?s). The first issue is easily identified because it uses the long ?s? throughout and the second does not. Bentley, Blake Books, 460A. Essick, William Blake?s Commercial Book Illustrations, XXVI. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 1.

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        Fables ? with a Life of the Author

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. First Stockdale edition and first with the Blake plates, later issue with short "s" throughout. 2 engraved title-pages with vignette, "Gay Monument" frontispiece and 68 illustrations (including 12 etchings by William Blake). [ii], xii, 225; [ii], vii, 188 pp. 2 vols. 8vo (10-3/8 x 6-3/4 inches). Bound to style in acid-stained calf, covers gilt with outer roll border, flat spine gilt with red morocco lettering-pieces and volume label, a.e.g. Title-pages trimmed with some loss, light foxing to some plates. First Stockdale edition and first with the Blake plates, later issue with short "s" throughout. 2 engraved title-pages with vignette, "Gay Monument" frontispiece and 68 illustrations (including 12 etchings by William Blake). [ii], xii, 225; [ii], vii, 188 pp. 2 vols. 8vo (10-3/8 x 6-3/4 inches). With 12 Plates by Blake. The Stockdale edition of Gay's Fables with 12 engravings by Blake, who freely adapted his source material. Ray considers this one of the best examples of Blake's work as a reproductive engraver. Bentley & Nurmi 371A; Ray, England 1; Essick, William Blake's Commercial Book Illustrations, XXVI

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        FABLES WITH A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR AND EMBELLISHED WITH SEVENTY PLATES

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. Two volumes. xi,[1],225,[1]pp. plus plates; vii,[1],187,[1]pp. plus plates. Royal octavo. Full modern plum-brown crush levant, raised bands, gilt labels, a.e.g. Frontis, engraved title vignettes. Occasional light foxing and isolated finger smudges, but a very good, large set (256 x 155 mm), neatly bound. First Stockdale edition, first impression, on unwatermarked paper and with the long 's' throughout. This edition is notable for the inclusion of twelve engravings executed by William Blake, as well as engravings by Grainger, Mazell and others. "Mr. Blake" is also present in the substantial Subscribers list at the end of the second volume, which is followed by an advertisement for Barlow's AESOP. A concealed reprint on paper watermarked 1809 or 1810 utilizes the modern 's' throughout. BENTLEY & NURMI 371a. KEYNES 106. RAY 1. ESTC N9619.

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        Fables

      London: John Stockdale, 1793. 2 vols. With a life of the author and embellished with seventy plates. With twelve plates engraved by William Blake. GAY. Vol. I. [II.] London: Two octavo volumes. xi, [1, blank], 225; vii, [1, blank], 187, [1, ads] pp. Seventy-one engraved plates, Qtr. Contemporary leather and marbled boards. Spines chipped, marbling peeling off lower corners of covers of both volumes, corners lightly bumped and worn in general, edges a little worn, front hinges of both volumes loose but not falling off yet, mild foxing to endpapers and title page.

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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.

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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.

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        Complainte sur la mort de Marat, l'Ami du Peuple, Assassiné par Charlotte Cordet (sic), le 31 (13) juillet, 1793, l'an 2 de la république française par Beauchant, le sans-culote, Air du maréchal de Saxe.

      Paris 1793 - In-16 (8,5 x 14 cm) de (4) pp., demi-chagrin vert, titre doré en long sur le dos lisse (reliure fin XIXe St Michel rel.). Pièce très rare qui manque à la BNF. Dans toute la République / Le patriote est en deuil, /Voyant Marat au cercueil, / Par une fin bien tragique, / Nos regrets sont superflus, / Non, Marat n'existe plus. (?) Citoyens & citoyennes, parons sa tombe de fleurs, / Tous nos enfants par leurs pleurs / Iront lui prouver leurs peines, / Gravons, gravons sur l'airain : Marat fut républicain. Complainte du chansonnier Leveau sous son pseudonyme Beauchant en 16 strophes à ne pas confondre avec cette autre pièce en vers plus souvent citée sur la mort du révolutionnaire Pleurez, amis de la Patrie / Les jours de deuil sont arrivés (?). Provenances : Docteur Paul Guilly et D. Borelli avec ex-libris. Portrait postérieur de Marat relié en tête. Chèvremont, Marat, index du bibliophile et de l'amateur de peintures, gravures, etc., p. 280 ; inconnu de Tourneux, Duneton ; absent du recueil de Pierre Barbier et France Vernillat, Histoire de France par les chansons 4. La Révolution (1957). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        The Catholick Christian instructed in the sacrifice, ceremonies and observances of the church by way of Question and Answer

      J. P. Coghlan - Londra, LONDRA 1793 - INGLESE Volume della fine del XVIII secolo in 12°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pelle, dorso mancante, molti segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli di colore rosso leggermente scoloriti, pagine in buono stato, con segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami. Impronta: toon, reto, toed, smme, (3) 1789 (R). Con marca tipografica su frontespizio. Timbro cancellato e talloncino adesivo con timbro "Commissario di Guerra ." e "Fratelli Maffei" su risguardia, incipit ed excipit. XIII edizione.

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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.

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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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        Eponine ou de la Republique, ouvrage de Platon découvert et publié par l?auteur de la Philosophie de la Nature. Nouvelle édition. En 6 volumes.

      Paris, 1793, - in-8vo, avec 23 gravures d?après Eisen, Monnet e.a. + 1 table dépl., par-ci par-là des rousseurs. Le frontispice-portrait rogné un peu court, sans perte d?image, reliure en cuir originale, dos orné. Avec les 2 volumes du supplément. Très rare, ainsi complet en 6 volumes.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lewine, S. 134 Sander 447. Versins: ?Utopie curieuse. ou l?on trouve parfois des passages comme celui qui préfigure l?imperialisme idéologique moderne.?

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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.

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        STUNNING MANUSCRIPT COMPILATION SCRAPBOOK RELATING TO CHEETHAM'S COLLEGE AND CHRIST CHURCH AND CHETHAM'S HOSPITAL, MANCHESTER.

      Original Unpublished Manuscript. Circa - 1850 1793 - SIMPLY STUNNING, UNIQUE SCRAPBOOK COMPRISING SUPERB ORIGINAL ARCHITECTURAL SKETCHES IN PEN & INK & PENCIL, MANUSCRIPT NOTES, DESIGNS AND PRINTED BOOKLETS, ASWELL AS ORIGINAL HAND WRITTEN RECEIPTS FOR WORKS COMMISIONED, ETC., ETC. Folio. Disbound. (68)pps. Many inserts,

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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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        1793 Commentaries on the Laws of England William Blackstone Civil LAW Portraits

      London : Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall, for T. Cadell, 1793-95. - 1793 Commentaries on the Laws of England William Blackstone Civil LAW Portraits Famous edition from Printing and the Mind of Man “All presumptive evidence of felony should be admitted cautiously; for the law holds it better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent party suffer.” William Blackstone [Blackstone’s formulation] An incredible, valuable edition of William Blackstone’s ‘Commentaries on the Laws of England.’ According to Lowndes, “Of these Commentaries Sir William Jones observed, ‘they are the most correct and beautiful outline that ever was exhibited in any human science.’” This edition is also the first edition to include 13 portraits of English judges, and the last that included edits by Blackstone himself. The Commentaries are considered the most important pre-Revolution source of common and civil law in the United States. This book is famous for being used as the key to Benedict Arnold’s book cipher during the American Revolution. According to the Printing and the Mind of Man: “Blackstone's great work on the laws of England is the extreme example of justification of an existing state of affairs by virtue of its history Until the Commentaries, the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machine; nothing but trouble, even danger, was to be expected from contact with it. Blackstone's great achievement was to popularize the law and the traditions which had influenced its formation. He has been accused of playing to the gallery, of flattering the national vice of complacency with existing institutions. The charge is in many respects just; but it is no small achievement to change the whole climate of public opinion Blackstone was not interested in the science of law. All law is the same to him—the law of gravity or the law of the land. The object of the latter is to distinguish between right and wrong. Rights are either the rights of persons or of things; wrongs are either public or private. These theses from the headings of the four books of the Commentaries He takes a delight in describing and defending as the essence of the constitution the often anomalous complexities which had grown into the laws of England over the centuries. But he achieves the astonishing feat of communicating this delight, and this is due to a style which is itself always lucid and graceful. This is the secret of Blackstone’s enormous influence” (PMM 212). Item number: #543 Price: $1750 BLACKSTONE, William Commentaries on the laws of England : in four books. By Sir William Blackstone, Knt. one of the justices of His Majesty's court of common pleas. And with notes and additions by Edward Christian, Esq. Barrister at law, and Professor of the Laws of England in the University of Cambridge. London : Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall, for T. Cadell, 1793-95. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 4 volumes o 13 engraved portraits, 2 plates o v.1: (xiv), 8; 485 o v.2: (6); 520, (xix) o v.3: (6); 455, (xxxv) o v.4: (6); 443, (vii) • References: Lowndes B 212; Printing and the Mind of Man; • Binding: Leather; tight & secure, v2 front board attached by rope cords • Language: English • Provenance: Handwritten – F. E. Say • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (21.5cm x 14cm) • VERY RARE & DESIRABLE with only other example we locate selling for significantly higher than our asking price Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 543 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; 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]

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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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