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        "An die Liebe". Eigenh. Musikmanuskript. O. O. u. D.

      1793. 4 SS. Geheftet. Qu.-Folio. Das Lied "Liebe, du Mutter zärtlicher Schmerzen" (nach Justus Friedrich Wilhelm Zachariae) für Singstimme und Klavier mit unterlegtem Text (Beginn auf S. 2, Schluss auf S. 4). Eybler, früh von Haydn und Mozart gefördert, wurde 1793 von Albrechtsberger als "nach Mozart in der Musik jetzt das größte Genie" bezeichnet, welches Wien besitze. Zu seinen Gönnern gehörten Gottfried van Swieten und Kardinal Migazzi. "Als Salieri in den Ruhestand trat, folgte ihm Eybler am 16. Juni 1824 als Erster Hofkapellmeister" (MGG III, 1678). - Provenienz: Aus der Sammlung des Hofkapellsängers, Hofkriegsratsbeamten und Musikforschers Aloys Fuchs (1799-1853); von diesem einmontiert in einen Umschlag und dort eigenh. beglaubigt: "Original-Handschrift des k. k. Hofkapellmeisters Joseph Edln von Eybler [...] Die vollkommene Aechtheit der Handschrift verbürgt Aloys Fuchs, Mitglied der k. k. Hofkapelle in Wien". "Nach Fuchs' Tode wurde die Sammlung aufgelöst, Hauptteile besitzen heute die Staatsbibliothek Berlin und die Stiftsbibliothek Göttweig" (NDB V, 677).

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

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

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        POEMS BY THE LATE REVEREND DR. THOMAS BLACKLOCK; Together With An Essay On The Education Of The Blind. To which is affixed. (Bound wth: BREAD; or The Poor. A Poem. by Samuel Jackson Pratt 1801; BENEFICENCE or verses addressed to the Patrons of the Society for the bettering the Condition, and increasing the Comforts, of the Poor. by Thomas Alston Warren 1803; THE RECAL OF MOMUS. A Bagatelle. by Benjamin Thompson 1804)

      Printed by Alexander Chapman and Company 1793 - 1st edition. A Very Good copy. 4to., (viii), xxxv, 262,; 88, (23); vii, 35; viii, 54 pp. Bound in contemporary full tree calf, with spine decorated in six sections, tripled ruled with floral design in each compartment in gilt. English bubble patterned marbled end papers. Mild wear to the boards. Both boards have been expertly re-attached, with hinges strengthened. Text contains nice, wide margins. The text is generally clean and bright, with the exception of the "Notes" section of Bread, being lightly foxed along the bottom edge. A Very Good copy, handsomely bound in period tree calf. *** Blind poet, Thomas Blacklock, championed and started institutions for the education of the blind. Blacklock was intrigued by the work of V .Huay, founder of the Institute for Blind Youth in Paris in 1785. Huay used a method of raised type to educate the blind in writing and sentence structure. Blacklock translates Huay's book into English, An Essay On The Education Of The Blind, found in this volume. He and two others, soon found the Edinburgh Asylum for the Relief of the Indigent and Industrious Blind in 1793, which eventually becomes The Royal Blind Charity. Louis Braille will attend Huay's institute in 1824, and design the BRaille system in 1829, almost 40 years after the pioneers Huay and Blacklock. *** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vite de' pittori scultori e architetti bergamaschi scritte dal conte cavalier Francesco Maria Tassi. Opera postuma.

      Dalla stamperia Locatelli, In Bergamo, 1793. 2 v. (XXVIII 252 p. 1 c. di tav.; 240 [2] p.) 4°(25 cm) m.p con dorso a cinque nervi e tassell in pelle rossa coi titoli oro piatti in carta francese marmorizzata tagli spruzzati. In antiporta al vol. 1 ritratto calcogr. dell'A. "Conte Cavalier Francesco De Tassis" sottoscritto "Petrus Roncali delineavit Bergomi. Mantelli sculp.". La migliore opera antica sui pittori bergamaschi e ancora oggi fonte di storia dell'arte assai consultata. Francesco Maria Tassi fu poeta d'occasione amico di pittori valenti tra cui Vittore Ghislandi detto Fra' Galgario (Bergamo 1655-1743); collezionista e conoscitore d'arte scrisse quest'opera dopo un lungo lavoro di ricerca a Bergamo e provincia condotto in collaborazione con l'amico Giacomo Carrara (fondatore dell'omonima Accademia)." "Schlosser p. 532: ""Grande e pregevole raccolta"". Cicognara 2375. UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: MDCCVIIC [1793]. 31 ...

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        OEUVRES

      A Paris, Chez Defer de Maisonneuve, de l'imprimerie de Didot le Jeune, 1793. 18 volumes grand in-4 (29x36,50) demi-chagrin rouge du XIX°, dos à nerfs, auteurs et titres dorés, têtes dorées. Edition ornée de 1 portrait et de 34 superbes figures d'après les tableaux et dessins de Cochin, Vincent, Regnault et Monsiau. Tome 1: politique. Tomes 2 et 3: La Nouvelle Héloïse. Tomes 4 et 5: Emile. Tomes 6, 7, 8, 9: mélanges. Tomes 10 et 11: la musique. Tomes 12 et 13: confessions. Tome 14: dialogues. Tomes 15, 16 et 17: correspondances. Tome 18: rêveries.Splendide édition de chez Didot. Bel ensemble, à grandes marges, intérieurs blancs, rousseurs minimes, quelques éraflures ou frottements aux reliures mais, sans gravité; quelques coins arrondis (Brunet, IV, 1422; Boissais et Deleplanque, le livre à gravures au XVIII°).

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        A Voyage to Madagascar and the East Indies . to which is added, M Brunel's Memoir on the Chinese Trade

      printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, London 1793 - lxiv+[17]-406+[errata] pages with folding map and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in full leather six spine compartments with red label with gilt lettering and decorative gilt in compartments. Map of Madagascar drawn by M Robert, translated Joseph Trapp. Second English edition which was was preceded by the 1792 edition. Alexis-Marie de Rochon, known as Abbé Rochon, was born in Brest, France in 1741 and died in Paris in 1817. He was a French astronomer, physicist and traveler. He traveled to Africa on an exploring mission to determine the possibility of establishing new trading posts for commerce with the East Indies and China. His trip, journal, and the mapping of the island Madagascar was one of the first from a European. He is also known for his work on lens design and crystal optics, inventing the Rochon prism polarizer. Condition: Respined with the original spine laid on, old roman numeral to front paste down else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Carte de la République Française divisée en 84 départemens, et subdivisée par districts, suivant le décret de l'Assemblée Nationale, sanctionné par le roi, le 15 janvier 1790.

      Paris, Esnauts et Rapilly, 1793. En 32 sections montées sur toile et pliées, formant une carte de 0,99 x 1,12 m. Très belle carte murale de la France figurant les 84 départements décrétés en 1790. Elle est ornée d'un grand cartouche de titre décoré des armoiries royales et de porte-drapeaux, avec, placée au-dessus, une table alphabétique des 83 départements. En bas à droite, en carton, figure une carte de la Corse avant que celle-ci ne soit, en 1793, divisée en deux départements, le Golo au nord et le Liamone au sud. Peu après le début de la Révolution française de 1789, la France fut découpée en départements à la suite du décret du 22 décembre 1789, pris par l'Assemblée constituante afin de remplacer les provinces de France jugées contraires à l'homogénéité de la nation. Leur nombre exact et leurs limites furent fixés le 26 février 1790, et leur existence prit effet le 4 mars 1790. Initialement au nombre de 83, deux autres vinrent s'ajouter entre 1790 et 1792, Avignon et le Comtat Venaissin annexés en 1791, puis le département du Mont-Blanc, lorsque la Savoie fut incorporée à la France en 1792. Leur nombre grimpa jusqu'à 133 en 1812, lors des conquêtes napoléoniennes. Petits manques de toile et de papier à quelques intersections, petites taches d'encre. Bon exemplaire aquarellé à l'époque.

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        Mahlerische Reise in die Italienische Schweiz. Mit geaetzten Blättern.

      Zürich, Orell, Gessner, Füssli und Comp., 1793. Erstausg. Mit Titelvignette und 12 ganzs. Veduten (davon sechs von Ludwig Hess, die übrigen von Meyer gestochen) und einigen Vignetten im Text Quer-8°, goldgepr. HLeder mit rotem Rückenschild Lonchamp 2058. Wäber BSL III/282. - Des Studiums der Landschaftsmalerei wegen unternahm Meyer zusammen mit seinen Freunden Ludwig Hess und Conrad Steiner im Frühjahr 1789 von Zürich aus über den Gotthard ins Tessin und über den Splügen zurück. Die Radierungen sind: 1. Bey der Saegemühle des Lauterbachs, am Zuger-See, 2. Auf dem Vierwaldstätter-See gegen Tells Capelle, 3. Von Altorf gegen den Eingang ins Reüssthal, 4. Unweit Airol, im obern Livener-Thal, 5. Im mittlern Livenerthal, gegen das Bergdorf Calonico, 6. Felsenquelle bey Quartino, am Locarner-See, 7. Unweit Molinetto am Locarner-See, 8. Am Fusse Tresa, in der Herrschaft Lauis, 9. Bey Ponte Tresa, in der Herrschaft Lauis, 10. Die Villa Plinius des jüngeren, am Comer-See, 11. Via Mala, in Bündten, 12. Ruinen von Bommerstein, am Wallenstatter-See. - 1 Textbl. mit kl. Einriss, sonst sehr guter Zustand.Beigebunden: J. H. Meyer, Die Ruinen von Unterwalden in zwölf geäzten Blaettern und einer Charte, nach der Natur gezeichnet im Julius 1800. Zürich 1801. 18 S. Text, 12 Kupferstiche (1. Karte von Unterwalden, 2. Von Altstaad gegen Stansstaad, 3. Von Stansstaad gegen Hergiswil, 4. Stanz-Staad, 5. Kirche zu Stanz, 6. Buochs, 7. Capelle der beiden Winkelrieder am Weg nach Ennenmoos, 8. St. Jacob zu Ennenmoos, 9. Das Schlachtfeld Drachenried, gegen den Rotzberg, 10. Rotzloch, 11. Im Rotzloch gegen die neue Papiermühle, 12. am Stanzer Berg). - Dieses Werk ist äusserst selten. Einige Tafeln gering fleckig. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Dell'economica costruzione delle case di terra opuscolo diretto agl'industriosi possidenti e abitatori dell'agro toscano. Da un socio della r. Accademia de' Georgofili di Firenze.

      1793. Firenze, presso J.A. Bouchard, 1793, in-8, cartoncino giallo coevo, pp. 74. Con 4 tavv. incise in rame in fine. Bell'esemplare. Melzi, Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime, v. 1, p. 341-342.

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        Journal d'un voyage fait dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique septentrionale. Ouvrage dans lequel on donne des détails précieux sur l'insurrection des Anglo-Américains, et sur la chute désastreuse de leur papier-monnaie.

      A Paris chez La Vilette 1793 2 vol. in-8 de (4)-336 pp. ; (4)-453 pp. 1 carte et 3 planches, veau havane, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Première édition de cette traduction donnée par Noël. Une édition, moins estimée, fut publiée en 1790 ; la traduction était attribuée à P. L. Lebas. Ce voyage, écrit sous forme de lettres par un officier de l'armée anglaise, sous les ordres du général Burgoyne, contient des renseignements curieux et exacts sur l'histoire de la guerre d'indépendance américaine, pendant les années 1776 à 1781. L'édition originale parut à Londres en 1789. Coiffes usées. Sabin, 1369 ; Leclerc, 802.

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        Befestigungsplan mit Karte der Umgebung u. Einzeichnungen von Truppenstellungen i.J. 1793.

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. J.B. Klein in Leipzig, 1793, 26,5 x 34,5 Stopp/Brumme Nr. 82. - Befestigungsplan mit Karte der Umgebung. - Seltener Leipziger Einblattdruck!

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        Suggestions respecting the means of improving our connexion with China on the side of Napaul & Thibet 1797.[Great Britain?], 1797. Folio (31 x 20 cm). 5 folded sheets tied together at the top inner margin with a green ribbon. The title written twice in different hands on the back.

      For the political background: Anderson, A narrative of the British Embassy to China; Lamb, British-India and Tibet, pp. 17-23. Interesting manuscript report advising a new direction in British diplomacy with China after the failure of Lord McCartney's embassy to that country in 1793. Since all of McCartney's requests had been rejected by the Chinese, the author of the report proposes that further envoys will not be sent to Beijing, but to "the states in alliance with the East India Company, whose territories border the nearest on the Chinese Empire. -These are Napaul & Thibet". By sending an envoy to the Chinese province of Tibet, the author proposes that intelligence can be gathered on the territory bordering the "British possessions", and at the same time "it could carry on a secret intelligence with the Emperor himself". In this manner it would be easier to negotiate with the Chinese, for "they have uniformly refuted, from a jealousy of the Imperial dignity, to comply with the demands or proposals of any public Embassy, least such compliance should appear in the light of humiliating concessions to the eyes of their own subjects, or should indicate to the latter the existence of some other Power equal to China". Similarly, the author believed, the Chinese would be more impressed if the British gave the impression that their first priority was the protection of their borders: "The obvious political interest which the English have to enquire into every new position or encroachment of power, on the part of their neighbours adjoining to Bengal, would, it is probable, impress the Chinese, who affect to dispise [sic] trade, with ideas of the greater importance of the mission, than if mere Commercial regulations formed the object of it..."Slightly soiled and thumbed, with a small tear at the back and creases where the manuscript has been folded.

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        The Fables of Aesop, With a Life of the Author

      AESOPUS. The Fables of Aesop, With a Life of the Author; and Embellished with one Hundred & twelve Plates. London, Printed of John Stockdale, 1793. Due volumi in - 8°grande, piena pelle, dorso a nervi decorato in oro. I: lcv, (1), 189, (1) pp., frontespizio con vignetta allegorica e 47 tavole incise in rame f.t. II: xi, (1), 248 pp. frontespizio inciso c.s. e tavole 48 a 110 incise in rame f.t. Bell' esemplare con lievissime rifioriture qua e là, quasi impercettibili. Pregevole edizione inglese delle Favole di Esopo illustrate a all' acquaforte da Thomas Stohard (Londra. 1755 - 1834). Brunet, I, 103. Lowndes, I, 17.

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        Convention Nationale, Opinion de Thomas Payne, sur l'Affaire de Louis Capet, adressée au Président de la Convention Nationale [ édition originale ]

      Imprimée par ordre de la Convention Nationale, 1 brochure in-8, sans couv., De l'Imprimerie Nationale, Paris, 10 pp. Edition originale. Etat très satisfaisant (fente en dos au premier feuillet). Edition originale de ce texte rare. Français

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        EAST INDIA COMPANY. 1793 - 1883 : NINETY IMPORTANT ARTICLES. A superb collection of 90 years of difficult to obtain contemporary reports, enquiries, and public commentary, regarding the English East India Company, contained in 90 original articles (85 printed and published before 1884) featuring writers such as James Mill, Sydney Smith, J.R. McCulloch, Henry Brougham, H.H. Milman and Archibald Allison amongst others.

      1793. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good Condition. A superb collection of 90 years of difficult to obtain contemporary reports, enquiries, and public commentary, regarding the English East India Company, contained in 90 original articles (85 published before 1884) featuring writers such as James Mill, Sydney Smith, J.R. McCulloch, Henry Brougham, H.H.Milman and Archibald Allison amongst others. There are papers concerning the Charter of the Company, the size of its military force, trade with China and India, its methods of Government, the revenues to the British Crown, the Indian Mutiny, and its aftermath. In particular there is very strong coverage of the affairs of the Company in the key period following the loss of its independence from the British Crown in 1813 with the East India Company Act, and the diminution of its monopoly in the subsequent years, through to the events of the Indian Mutiny and the near destruction of the company within India and the British establishment. There are fascinating pieces on Lord Valentia's travels in India (1809), Steam Navigation to India; its physical, political and economic implications (1833), upon the investigations into the use of torture in the aftermath of the mutiny (1856), the Indian Judiciary (1869), and there are five later publications (1900-1955) putting historical details, such as a List of the Directors of the Company to 1858, and historical overviews. There is significant virtue in this collection for presenting the public debate of almost the entire 19th century surrounding the Company, and creates a greater understanding of the economic, social, and political influences than can be understood merely by reading an historical study. This material burns with the freshness of the moment it is written in, with the growth and development of the company seen through external and influential eyes (Mill, Smith, McCulloch, et al) and the subsequent evolution to the British Raj and the pressures and intrigue that direct control brought to the British government. Much of this material has been ignored or at best skimmed over in the standard histories yet brilliantly encapsulates Georgian and Victorian Britain's fascination with this most successful element of Empire, and it provides the opportunity for much further study and fresh commentary on Indian history. The Times of April 8th 1873 stated that "[the Company] accomplished a work such as in the whole history of the human race no other trading Company ever attempted, and such as none, surely, is likely to attempt in the years to come". This compelling selection of articles, taken from key 19th century journals and periodicals comprises around 2500 pages of material. All typically octavo in size (13.5 x 21 cms), all are original first editions, not reprints or photocopies. Housed in three box files for smart presentation and ease of shelving. A complete list of the articles is available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Collections; East India Company. Inventory No: 231969. .

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM BENJAMIN RUSH TO DR. VALENTINE SEAMAN, DISCUSSING RECENT MEDICAL TEXTS]

      Philadelphia, 1793. [2]pp. plus integral address leaf. Quarto. Lightly silked. A few tears and losses repaired, affecting a few words of text. Good. In a half green morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. Benjamin Rush writes to fellow physician Valentine Seaman, discussing Dr. Seaman's recent work on mineral waters and other medical discourses. Seaman was the first doctor in America to teach clinical surgery, and was likewise the first to introduce vaccination, vaccinating his own children against chicken pox. Rush was a Pennsylvania physician, delegate to the Continental Congress, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. He later served as surgeon general for the Middle Department of the Continental Army, though he resigned in outrage over the disorganization and corruption in army hospitals. He established several medical facilities in Philadelphia, including the College of Physicians in 1787. "Writing prolifically over nearly half a century, Rush was the first American physician to become widely known at home and abroad. More than any other physician, Rush established the reputation of Philadelphia as a center for medical training....His drive to understand mental illness and render the treatment of mental patients more humane earned Rush the title 'father of American psychiatry'" - ANB. In this letter he writes: "Your analysis of the mineral waters at Saratoga is ingenious, and calculated to be useful. I admire the intrepidity in thinking discovered by the authors of the inaugural dissertations. I object only to the indelicate epithets with which they condemn the theories from which they dissented. In a science so difficult as medicine...even conjectures should be treated with decency. It will give me pleasure to hear of your not only rivalling your alma mater, but of your exceeding us in useful discourses. 'Ubi libertas, ibi Roma.' In like manner where there is truth, there should be the focus of all literary prejudice and attachment. I expect to commit a second volume of medical inquiries and observations to the press in a few days. "Mr. Stall, one of my pupils, will convey to you some copies of the theses of our late graduates. I beg you would continue to send me copies of all that are published in your college every year. I love to read the productions of young men. If they are destitute of new facts, they abound with new tho'ts, & are most necessary to men in the median or decline of life." A fine letter between two of the country's leading medical men.

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        Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

      A. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1793. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1793. 7th edition. 465 pages. No dust jacket. Volume 3 only. Brown leather hardback. Mild tanning and foxing to pages. Small tear to page 181. Text remains clear throughout. Title panels to spine are missing. Moderate scuffing to boards and spine. Binding remains firm.

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        Hints to Gentlemen of Landed Property, to which are now first added, supplementary hints . a new edition

      J. Dodsley, London 1793 - (8 1/2 x 5 inches). 10 engraved plates (6 folding). Contemporary tree calf, covers bordered in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers (expert repairs at joints) The expanded third edition of Kent's agricultural advice for landowners, including chapters on planting, fertilizer, cattle, timber, buildings and more. "The book strikes what was a rather new note in polemics on estate management. For one thing Kent advises granting equitable leases in order that the soil may become useful to the tenants as well as the landlords. The style of farming he recommends is what might be expected from one who John Donaldson called 'a very enlightened person' nearly a century later" (Fussell). Unusually, the work includes suggestions for the designs of laborers' cottages. First published in 1775, a second edition followed a year later with the present expanded edition in 1793 and a final edition in 1799. Fussell, pp. 101-103. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations Made In A Journey Through The Western Counties Of Scotland; In The Autumn Of MDCCXCII. Relating To The Scenery, Antiquities, Customs, Manners, Population, Agriculture, Manufactures, Commerce, Political Condition, And Literature Of These Parts. In attractive eighteenth century tree calf.

      Perth: Printed By R. Morison Junior.For Ro. Morison And Son, Booksellers, Perth; Bell And Bradefute, Edinburgh; And Vernor And Hood, Birchin Lane, London 1793 - Two volumes octavo. This is a lovely untouched binding of contemporary tree calf; red morocco labels and burgundy volume number lozenges; simple gilt rules to spine; edges of boards gilt; all edges speckled; original pale blue washed endpapers. There is a little rubbing and slight scuffing but still a remarkably well-preserved binding. iv, (2), 387;( Books Lately Published, Translated By Mr Heron, verso of last leaf). iv, 513pp. (Advertisement verso of final leaf). Both front paste-downs bear the fine bookplate of Parker of Browsholme. Robert Heron (1764-1807) is perhaps more celebrated as the translator of Carsten Niebuhr's " Travels In Arabia. " [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rights of Man. Part The Second. Combining Principle and Practice; An Answer to the Second Part of Rights of Man; The Genuine Trial of Thomas Paine, For A Libel Contained in the Second Part of Rights of Man; A Sketch of the Rights of Boys and Girls; A Letter of Advice From A French Democrat to An English Revolutionist

      London: Various, 1793. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. Restored. A Sammelband of 5 tracts: [3]; Rights of Man. Part The Second. London. Printed by J. S. Jordan, 1792. 178pp., [4]pp advertisements; An Answer to the Second Part of Rights of Man. London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1792. [2], 60pp; The Genuine Trial of Thomas Paine, For A Libel Contained in the Second Part of Rights of Man. Taken in Shorthand by E. Hodgson. Second edition, corrected. London. Printed for J. S. Jordan, 1793. p.3-143pp; A Sketch of the Rights of Boys and Girls by Launcelot Knight, of Westminster School. London. Printed for J. Bew, 1792. 64pp; A Letter of Advice From A French Democrat to An English Revolutionist. No attributed author. London. Printed by E. Hodson, 1792. 71pp. Later three-quarter brown leather binding with brownish marbled paper covered boards. Recently restored with new leather spine, new front and rear end sheets and new title label on spine. 2 original front blank end sheets preserved. The first front blank end sheet has the handwritten contents of titles. Rights of Man Part The Second has an old blue stamped number (20582) on title page. Pages 54-55 was omitted in the printing of the Genuine Trial of Thomas Paine but no text is missing. "A Sketch of the Rights of Boys and Girls" by Launcelot Light has a second title listed on the title page; "Laetitia Lookabout", of Queen's Square, Bloomsbury. Apparently this story is not present in the pamphlet. A previous owner wrote the author's name under this title "By Rev. W. Beloe." Also on the handwritten content's page is the Beloe name attributed to "A Sketch of the Rights of Boys and Girls.

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        Les Gentilshommes d'autrefois. 2 volumes.

      Première série : Le Comte Gordes - Le Dernier Enfant. Deuxième série : La Justice du Roi - Le Marquis de Gondran - Vingt et un ans après 1793. EDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Librairie d'Amyot - 1845 - 325 et 368 pages. Rare. Belle reliure bradel demi chagrin rouge maroquiné grain long. Dos lise avec titre et date en pied dorés. Couvertures et dos conservés. Non rogné. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(23x15).

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        A Picturesque Guide to Bath, Bristol Hot-Wells, The River Avon, and the Adjacent Country .

      Hookham & Carpenter, London 1793 - 266pp. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Some scuffong and bumping to boards. Inner hinge cracked but binding intact. Some browning within. W S Adams bookplate to front pastedown. Aeg [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Constitution de la République Française, précédée de la Déclaration des Droits de l'homme ; avec le rapport du comité de constitution et le procès-verbal d'acceptation par le Peuple Français, A Paris, de l'imprimerie de Didot l'Aîné, l'an IIème de la République une et indivisible, 1793."

      1 vol. in-8° rel. plein veau marron d'époque, dos lisse décoré, large palmette dans un ovale doré et filets dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, chaînette dorée en décor d'encadrement sur les plats, billettes dorées sur les coupes et en marge des contreplats, toutes tranches dorées, ex-libris, 3 f.nchf. (dont page de titre), 79 p. petites rousseurs sur les gardes sinon très bel état intérieur et extérieur (léger frottement sur les coupes).

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        [Reliure révolutionnaire]. ISERT (Paul Erdman). Voyages en Guinée et dans les Iles Caraïbes en Amérique. Tirés de sa correspondance avec ses amis. Traduits de l'allemand.

      Paris Maradan 1793 In-8 de VIII-48-343 pp., basane brune granitée, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin blond, fer révolutionnaire sur les plats (reliure de l'époque). Première édition française. L'édition originale a paru en 1789. Le botaniste allemand Paul Isert (1756-1789) séjourna dans la partie orientale du littoral ghanéen de 1783 à 1786 au service des danois puis se rendit aux Antilles en 1788 afin de mettre en pratique ses convictions anti-esclavagistes en cherchant à créer une ferme agricole. Sa relation se rapporte à son premier séjour et se présente sous forme de lettres. Le frontispice et la planche manquent. Quelques rousseurs, menues restaurations. Exemplaire à l'emblème révolutionnaire (un bonnet phrygien sur une pique) de l'orientaliste Antoine-Louis Polier avec son timbre sur le titre « Antoine Polier an 2 ». Arrivé en Inde à l'âge de quinze, Polier (Lausanne, 1741-1795) occupa des postes importants à la Compagnie anglaise des Indes orientales. « En juillet 1788, Polier est de retour en Europe, après trente-deux ans d'absence, dont trente passés en Inde. Recommandé par William Jones (orientaliste anglais, 1746-1794), il dépose une collection de manuscrits en Angleterre, s'installe à Lausanne puis se fixe enfin en France, à Rosetti près d'Avignon (1792) : il adopte selon la chanoinesse de Polier, les idées révolutionnaires et offre à tout venant son hospitalité au « faste asiatique ». En 1795, il est assassiné dans sa maison par des voleurs. (...) Comme d'autres Européens, Polier était un bibliophile ; à Lakhnaw, il enrichit une collection de manuscrits commencée de longue date et s'acquit une réputation d'amateur éclairé dans ce domaine : il donna à Johnson la traduction d'une partie du Mahabharata en persan... il acquit en outre un nombre important de manuscrits en arabe, en persan et en diverses langues indiennes. Un certain nombre de documents aujourd'hui conservés dans diverses bibliothèques attestent l'importance et l'étendue de l'activité intellectuelle de Polier (Colas Gérard, Richard Fr. Le fonds Polier à la Bibliothèque nationale. In: Bulletin de l'Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient. Tome 73, 1984. pp. 99-123). Leclerc, 1321 ; Sabin, 35244 ; Joucla, p. 140.

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        Travels Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, The Cherokee Country, The Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy

      Dublin: For J. Moore, W. Jones, R. McAllister, and J. Rice, 1793. Later printing. Leather bound. Very good. 8vo. xxiv, 520pp., [11]pp index, directions to the binder. Frontispiece engraving of Mico Chlucco. Illustrated with 7 plates (one folding) and one folding map. Later speckled calf leather binding with red leather title label on spine. Newer front and rear end sheets added. Light foxing to frontispiece engraving and title page. Rest of contents in fine condition. This edition follows the Philadelphia 1791 first edition and the First English edition of 1792. Bartram's classic account of southern natural history, native Americans and exploration in the southeastern states during the American Revolution period. Howes B 223; Field 94; Sabin 3870; Clark I 197; De Renne Vol. 1 p.257.

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        EAST INDIA COMPANY. 1793 - 1883 : NINETY IMPORTANT ARTICLES. A superb collection of 90 years of difficult to obtain contemporary reports, enquiries, and public commentary, regarding the English East India Company, contained in 90 ... (Truncated)

      1793, Disbound, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition. Full Book Title: EAST INDIA COMPANY. 1793 - 1883 : NINETY IMPORTANT ARTICLES. A superb collection of 90 years of difficult to obtain contemporary reports, enquiries, and public commentary, regarding the English East India Company, contained in 90 original articles (85 published before 1884) featuring writers such as James Mill, Sydney Smith, J.R. McCulloch, Henry Brougham, H.H.Milman and Archibald Allison amongst others. A superb collection of 90 years of difficult to obtain contemporary reports, enquiries, and public commentary, regarding the English East India Company, contained in 90 original articles (85 published before 1884) featuring writers such as James Mill, Sydney Smith, J.R. McCulloch, Henry Brougham, H.H.Milman and Archibald Allison amongst others. There are papers concerning the Charter of the Company, the size of its military force, trade with China and India, its methods of Government, the revenues to the British Crown, the Indian Mutiny, and its aftermath. In particular there is very strong coverage of the affairs of the Company in the key period following the loss of its independence from the British Crown in 1813 with the East India Company Act, and the diminution of its monopoly in the subsequent years, through to the events of the Indian Mutiny and the near destruction of the company within India and the British establishment. There are fascinating pieces on Lord Valentia's travels in India (1809), Steam Navigation to India; its physical, political and economic implications (1833), upon the investigations into the use of torture in the aftermath of the mutiny (1856), the Indian Judiciary (1869), and there are five later publications (1900-1955) putting historical details, such as a List of the Directors of the Company to 1858, and historical overviews. There is significant virtue in this collection for presenting the public debate of almost the entire 19th century surrounding the Company, and creates a greater understanding of the economic, social, and political influences than can be understood merely by reading an historical study. This material burns with the freshness of the moment it is written in, with the growth and development of the company seen through external and influential eyes (Mill, Smith, McCulloch, et al) and the subsequent evolution to the British Raj and the pressures and intrigue that direct control brought to the British government. Much of this material has been ignored or at best skimmed over in the standard histories yet brilliantly encapsulates Georgian and Victorian Britain's fascination with this most successful element of Empire, and it provides the opportunity for much further study and fresh commentary on Indian history. The Times of April 8th 1873 stated that "[the Company] accomplished a work such as in the whole history of the human race no other trading Company ever attempted, and such as none, surely, is likely to attempt in the years to come". This compelling selection of articles, taken from key 19th century journals and periodicals comprises around 2500 pages of material. All typically octavo in size (13.5 x 21 cms), all are original first editions, not reprints or photocopies. Housed in three box files for smart presentation and ease of shelving. A complete list of the articles is available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; East India Company. Inventory No: 231969. First Edition

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        Lexicon Manuale Hebraicum et Chaldaicum, in quo omnium textus, S.V.T. Vocabulorum Hebr. et Chal. significatus, secundum primitivorum et Derivativorum ordinem explicantur, optima quaevis ex aliis lexicis scriptisque philologicis collecta exhibentur, flurima vocum Etyma et Subinde cum Graecis ac Latinis Conferuntur, nominum Derivatorum Discrimen ex ipsorum formis definitur, anomaliae, quantum fieri potvit, ac analogiam reducuntur, variantes lectiones, quas Kri et Kethibh vocant, enodantur, et multis denique vocibus locisque obscuris nova lux affunditur. Recensvit, emendavit, auxit Io. Gofofr. Eichhorn, M. Britanniae Regi A Consiliis aulicis, et professor Publ. Ord. Georgiae Augustae (2 volumes).

      Halae, Typis et impensis Curti Hafred, 1793, 2 volumes de 130x210 mm environ, (1) f., 1 frontispice, xxii-1086pages, (2) f., - (1) f., pagination de 1087 à 1766 (1) f., reliures en demi basane cognac finement mouchetée, dos à 5 nerfs portant titres et tomaisons dorés sur pièce havane pour les titres et vert sombre pour les tomaisons, gardes bleues illutrées, tranches rouges. Quelques rousseurs, notes anciennes sur les pages de garde, cuir frotté avec épidermures et manque de cuir sur le dos du deuxième volume, bon état intérieur.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Goldsmith, an Almanack for the year of our Lord God, M. DCC. XCIV. Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year, Wherein are contained Necessary Rules, and Useful Tables. With a new Chronology of remarkable Events ; also, The proper Days and Hours for transferring Stocks and receiving Dividends; and a List of Holidays kept at the publick Offices, &c. Calculated by John Goldsmith.

      Printed for the Company of Stationers, and Sold by Robert Horsfield, London 1793 - Highly decorative full calf binding, with similarly decorative full calf slipcase as well. 32mo. 103 by 52 mm. 48 pp. Both the binding and the slipcase have elaborate gilt decoration -- floral motives, border swirls or rinceaus, a red oval centerpiece, etc. Some blotched stains on one side of the slipcase, and a few small stains elsewhere on the slipcase and the cover proper, with slight darkening overall on both. Still, both are highly ornamental and attractive. Clean and tight within. Full Decorated Calf Binding and Slipcase [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CRATYLUS, PHAEDO, PARMENIDES AND TIMAEUS OF PLATO. Translated From the Greek by Thomas Taylor. With Notes on the Cratylus, and an Explanatory Introduction to Each Dialogue

      London: Printed for Benjamin and John White, 1793. The first edition of Taylor's translation into English and the first edition in English of these dialogues other then Phaedo. 8vo, near contemporary three quarter dark brown morocco over marbled boards, the spine with gilt ruled raised bands additionally ruled in blind, one compartment gilt lettered. xxiii, 554, errata pp. Unusually well preserved and quite fine. A very handsome and proper copy, the text-block clean and solid and very fresh, the binding in fine order, attractive and sturdy, with only the most minimal evidence of use or age. THE FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF THREE OF THESE FOUR DIALOGUES, translated by Thomas Taylor. Taylor was the first to translate into English the complete works of both Plato and Aristotle. To this day, his translations are revered and favoured as the most significant in English. Taylor was an admirer of Hellenism, most especially in the philosophical framework furnished by Plato and the Neoplatonists Proclus and the "most divine" Iamblichus, whose works he also translated into English. So enamored was he of the ancients, that he and his wife talked to one another only in classical Greek. In Cratylus Socrates is asked by two men, Cratylus and Hermogenes, to tell them whether names are "conventional" or "natural", that is, whether language is a system of arbitrary signs or whether words have an intrinsic relation to the things they signify. Phaedo is one of the great dialogues of his middle period, along with the Republic and the Symposium. The Phaedo, which depicts the death of Socrates, is also Plato's fourth and last dialogue to detail the philosopher's final days. Parmenides is widely considered to be one of the more, if not the most, challenging and enigmatic of Plato's dialogues. The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two great philosophers of the Eleatic school, Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, and a young Socrates. Timaeus takes the form of a long monologue given by the titular character. The work puts forward speculation on the nature of the physical world and human beings. In the words of the Prometheus Trust, “Taylor's Works of Plato, has two outstanding features which make it an essential component to the genuine philosophers library; Firstly, Taylor himself translates Plato's Dialogues from within the ancient Greek Tradition. No English translator, before or since, has been so completely at one with the Greek philosophical and religious world view: Taylor fulfills, to the highest degree, the first requirement of the art of translation, - that of making the original writer's thought-patterns his own. Although Thomas Taylor lived in eighteenth and nineteenth century London, his spirit breathed the purer airs of an Athens of long ago, his soul worshipped in her temples, and his eyes beheld these things by the clearer light of her sun. To the student of the present day, he delivers the breadth and depth of Platonism remarkably free of the distortions which had darkened the millennium between the closure of the Academy in Athens and his own time. Secondly, Taylor adds to Plato's Dialogues, many of the surviving commentaries of the later Platonists (e.g. Olympiodorus, Damascius, Hermias, and especially, Proclus), as footnotes and endnotes. In this way, Taylor transforms the presentation of Plato's philosophy from that of mere faithful reproduction, as remarkable as that may be in itself, to one similar to that which students are likely to have received during the later period of Plato's Academy. This Philosophy, writes Taylor, ‘May be compared to a luminous pyramid, terminating in Deity, and having for its basis the rational soul of man and its spontaneous unperverted conceptions....it is the greatest good which man can participate: for it purifies us from the defilements of the passions and assimilates us to Divinity, it confers on us the proper felicity of our nature.’” “Thomas Taylor took upon himself, at the close of the eighteenth century, the task of pacing before his contemporaries the canonical Platonic writings, in which are embodied the essential learning of the imaginative tradition. The texts Taylor placed in the hands of the Romantic poets were the same that Ficino had made accessible to Boticelli, Raphael, and Michelangelo...Taylor"s translations were the texts, his interpretations the guide...Volumes of Taylor crossed the Atlantic, there to fertilize a flowering of American culture. Emerson, Bronson Alcott, and their friends dreaming of an America that should approach to Plato’s never-to-be-realized Republic, read the same books that a generation earlier had inspired Blake’s prophecies of an England who national life should reflect Plato’s city, the order of eternal perfection. " -Raine & Harper.

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        Der Hohemarkt - Vue du Haut Marché". Aus: Ansichten der Residenzstadt Wien.

      Wien, Artaria, um 1793. - Bildausschnitt ca. 26,5 x 40 cm. Blattgröße ca. 38 x 56 cm. Schwarz 53. Nebehay-W. 671, 53.- Erster Etat (von zwei).- Merkmale: Nr. 13 rechts oben. Links dreistöckige Hausecke mit Hutladen.- Prachtvolle Ansicht des Platzes, reich belebt mit Passanten und Kutschen. In der Mitte der Vermählungsbrunnen (auch: Josephsbrunnen), der der Vermählung Josephs mit Maria gewidmet ist. Der ursprüngliche Brunnen wurde von Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach aus Holz gefertigt und um 1792 von dessen Sohn Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach aus Marmor neu erbaut.- Späteres Kolorit (vermutlich 20. Jhdt.). In den Rändern gering fleckig. Graphik, Österreich - WIEN

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         [PAYS BASQUE] Port de Santander d'après le plan levé par Tofiño. 1793.

      1793 372 x 526 mm. Très beau plan figurant le port de Santander, publié en 1793 par le Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine d'après le plan levé par Tofiño de San Miguel. Le nord est situé au bas de la carte. Astronome espagnol originaire de Galice, Tofiño de San Miguel entra très tôt dans la Marine. En 1770, il fut nommé professeur de l'Académie des Gardes Marines. La Guerre d'Indépendance en Amérique ayant convaincu Charles III d'Espagne de la nécessité d'augmenter sa marine et d'encourager les progrès de la navigation, il chargea en 1783 Tofiño de San Miguel de parcourir les côtes d'Espagne. Son Atlas maritimo de España fut l'une des publications cartographiques espagnoles les plus importantes, à la base de la cartographie moderne espagnole. Bel exemplaire.

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        Le Nouveau Testament en latin et en français, traduit par Sacy. Edition ornée de Figures gravées sur les Dessins de Moreau le Jeune.

      Chez Saugrain Paris 1793 4 volumes en fort in-8 reliés, (327)(206)(345)(263) pages. En rarissime plein maroquin rouge du temps, roulette chaînée en encadrement sur les plats, fleurons aux angles, dos muet richement orné de dorures, pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes avec dorures, toutes tranches dorés, roulette sur les chasses, sur papier fort. Avec 4 frontispices et 81 figures de Moreau le Jeune gravées par Dambrun, Baquoy, etc. Une mouillure sur le bas du dos des t. 2 et 3, celui du t. 2 étant partiellement décollé (bas) avec le premier mors fendu (3 cm) et deux petits manques de cuir sur la coiffe et le second mors (bas); plus généralement sur le cuir, quelques légers frottements d'usage. Concernant le papier, pour les t. 2, 3 et 4: une pâle mouillure sur l'ensemble (bas de page), le tout sans gêne pour le texte. Un cinquième volume paru en 1798 manque à presque tous les exemplaires. Livres solides, l'intérieur reste frais, assez bon état vu l'époque.

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        History of Quadrupeds. 1-2.

      Third edition. London, printed for B & J White 1793. 4:o. Engr. title, XXX, 306 pp. + 60 engraved plates; Engr. title, 324, (14) pp. + 51 engraved plates. Bound in two, a little later, half calf, plates partly slightly foxed, some off-settings. One text leaf torn in upper corner with loss of some text. Overall a very good copy.

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        Der Falsche Whistspieler: Oder Injurien-Klage des Lord de Ros

      , 0 0. The Baron Cheated Rakenius, Carl. Fitzgerald-de Ros, Henry, 22nd Baron de Ros, [1793-1839], Defendant. Der Falsche Whistspieler: Oder Injurien-Klage des Lord de Ros gegen John Cumming wegen Beschuldigter Betrugereien im Kartenspiel. Hamburg: Bei Hoffmann & Campe, 1837. viii, 136 pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Original printed wrappers, several unopened signatures. Light soiling, a few finger smudges and moderate edgewear, spine abraded, front wrapper partially detached, moderate toning and light foxing to text, light edgewear to half-title. A rare title. * Only edition. Henry Fitzgerald-de Ros, 22nd Baron de Ros, one of the finest whist players in England, was involved in a gambling scandal in 1836. He was accused of cheating, which led him to initiate an action for libel. This was not a wise move. The trial showed that Ros cheated. Disgraced, he left England and settled in Rotterdam, where he spent the rest of his life. This trial attracted a good deal of attention. As indicated by this German account, interest in this trial was not limited to England. According to the title page, this work was translated from an English source. We were not able to locate any English equivalent to this work, however. The translated portion of our work is a court report, which is not credited to an original source. It is preceded by an original preface that discusses the case and its background. OCLC locates 2 copies, both in Germany. Schroeder, Lexikon der Hamburgischen Schriftsteller VI:3085.

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        Ramo Separado para la Venta de la Fragata Francesa nombrada el Malabar.

      [Espagne], 1793 (I.), 1830-1840. 17934 manuscript documents. 2 folios (4 pp. each). 2 4to : [4] pp. ; [28] ff. Interesting set of manuscript documents, related to the case of the Malabar, French merchant ship which travelled from Marseille and Toulon to the Caribbean or India. The Spanish Navy captured the Malabar in 1792, before the official beginning of the French Revolutionary War, and sold both the ship and what he carried. The set counts the official inventory and the certificate of seizure made by the Spanish Navy, with the royal seals, and also two letters from insurance companies from London (Willock and Lancaster) to claim the money the French government perceived from the Spanish government because the ship was taken because the official start of the war making it illegal. Scarce items in fine condition.

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        DELLA NAZIONE FRANCESE, ossia Raccolta de' più scelti componimenti tragici, comici, lirici, e burleschi di quel Teatro dall'origine de' suoi spettacoli fino a' nostri giorni. Recata in italiano da una Società di dotte persone, con prefazioni, giudizi critici, aneddoti, osservazioni, vite, ritratti in rame di varj illustri autori, ecc. Venezia, Ant. Fortunato Stella (vol. I - IX) poi Tipogr. Pepoliana presso Ant. Curti q. Giacomo (vol.X - XXVII), 1793 - 1796

      Stella Fort, 1793. 27 vol. in - 16 picc., caduno diviso in 2 parti di complessive 200 pp. circa e con un ritratto dell'autore finem. inc. in rame; leg. edit. cart. (con qualche mancanza ai dorsi). Il titolo all'occhietto recita: ''Biblioteca de' più scelti componimenti teatrali d'Europa, divisa in nazioni''. Tutto il pubblicato di questa eccezionale raccolta del teatro francese in traduzione italiana, spesso in prima edizione. I testi sono preceduti dalla Vita dell'autore, dall'argomento, giudizi e aneddoti sulla ''pièce'', osservazioni del traduttore, talvolta dalla bibliografia di questo o quell'autore, ecc. Dal ''Prospetto dell'opera'' si apprende che ''molti di questi componimenti compariranno all'Italia o per la prima volta, o in miglior forma tradotti'' e che questa raccolta segue le tracce della ''Petite bibliothèque des théâtre'' (uscita a Parigi dal 1784 al 1789 in 80 vol.; cfr. Graesse I, 417). Sono riprodotti i testi dei più rappresentativi autori di tutto il teatro francese, tragico, comico e lirico, tra cui Molière, Corneille, Racine, Fil. Quinault, G. Mairet, Tristan, Voltaire, Gresset, Piron, ecc. Tra i nomi dei traduttori spiccano quelli di A. Pepoli, Fr. Albergati Capacelli, M. Cesarotti, ecc. Esempl. puro e genuino. Di notevole rarità e importanza, particolarmente così completa e ben conservata.

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         [PAYS BASQUE] Port du Passage d'après le plan levé en 1788 par Tofiño. 1793.

      1793 369 x 525 mm. Beau plan figurant le port de Pasaia, publié en 1793 par le Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine d'après le plan levé en 1788 par Tofiño de San Miguel. Le nord est situé à droite de la carte. Astronome espagnol originaire de Galice, Tofiño de San Miguel entra très tôt dans la Marine. En 1770, il fut nommé professeur de l'Académie des Gardes Marines. La Guerre d'Indépendance en Amérique ayant convaincu Charles III d'Espagne de la nécessité d'augmenter sa marine et d'encourager les progrès de la navigation, il chargea en 1783 Tofiño de San Miguel de parcourir les côtes d'Espagne. Son Atlas maritimo de España fut l'une des publications cartographiques espagnoles les plus importantes, à la base de la cartographie moderne espagnole. Bel exemplaire.

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        To the Kings most excellent Majesty, This Map of the County of Surrey, From a Survey made in the Years 1789 and 1790 Is with his Majesty's gracious permission Most humbly Dedicated.

      1793 - London: the Authors, 1793. Original colour. Two sheets, dissected and laid on linen edged with silk, as issued, total 850 x 1120mm, with contemporary full calf gilt slipcase with maroon morocco title label. Slipcase rubbed. A large and detailed map of Surrey in fine original colour, extending north of the Thames to show London's streets, the outlines of Hampton Court and Bushy Park, and also including Windsor Great Park in Berkshire. The title is within a fine cartouche of architectural ruins. This, the sixth survey of the county, was the last completed before the government-funded Ordnance Survey. It was the work of two experienced surveyors, Joseph Lindley and William Crosley, who also wrote a detailed account of their work, 'Memoir of a Map of the County of Surrey', which gives an unusual insight into the creation of such a map. Joseph Lindley (1756-1808) was born near Wakefield, the son of a local architect. He was sent to London to work in banking, but by 1781 he was employed at the Time Department at Greenwich where he rapidly rose to become Head of the Department and Assistant to Sir Nevil Maskelyne, the Astronomer Royal. In 1786 he helped General William Roy take chronometer readings for the triangulation of the line between Paris and London. Roy's Hounslow Heath baseline (1784), the basis of this measurement as well the modern Ordnance Survey, is marked here. Soon after Lindley's return from Paris he decided this survey of Surrey and asked Roy if he could use his triangulation of the South East as a basis. He then chose 85 'stations' (high points) to increase the accuracy of the triangulation. For help drawing the map Lindley went into partnership with William Crosley (died 1794). Crosley has begun as an estate surveyor before working on the surveying of canals, working for both John Rennie and Robert Mylne. He worked on the Rochdale, Lancaster and Kennett & Avon canals, as well as the Arun Navigation in Sussex. For this survey he was assisted by a local land surveyor, Richard Crabtree of Farnham; the pair augmented the trigonometry with more traditional methods, measuring many roads with surveying wheels. After the survey was completed in 1790 the orthography was proofed by or use of standard names by sending proofs to the local historians Rev Owen Manning, rector of Godalming, and William Bray (who later edited Manning's 'History of Surrey' for publication). On completion the map was passed to Benjamin Baker of Islington for engraving. The project was not a financial success: Lindley gave up surveying and sold a share in the plates and stock of maps to Netlam Giles (c.1775-1816, a civil engineer who also worked for Rennie) for £64 in 1799. William Faden bought the plates and reissued the map as a second edition in 1814 and again with revisions in 1819; his son-in-law and successor James Wyld re-issued the map in 1874, after removing the names of Lindley and Crosley Lindley & Crosley's 'Memoir' is available for free on Google Books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden displayed.

      W. Curtis. London. Copyright 1793. This issue circa 1812. - 2 volumes bound in one, 72 handcolored engraved plates each with facing page of text, 10 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches (26x17.5cm), decorative embossed cloth-covered boards. Plates on wove paper, generally very clean and bright, occasional light foxing or spotting (spot and pinhole to centre of plate 16, the Variegated Iris), some foxing to text pages. Front joint broken, white tape mend to interior hinge at Preface. This is an early 1800s reprint of the first two volumes of William Curtis' periodical "The Botanical Magazine." This publication proved so popular that plates from the earlier volumes were reissued to satisfy the demand of later subscribers who desired a complete set. Curtis featured some of the most decorative and popular imported plants in these early volumes, making these volumes an absolute treat for the eye. Plants include Moss Rose, several varieties of Iris, Daffodil, Gentian, Eastern Poppy, Cyclamen, and, from China: #64 Tawny Day-Lily; #25 China Pink, #42 Rose Camellia. These are very strong impressions, which are particularly pleasing contrasted against the white color of the wove paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The United States of North America: with the British Territories and those of Spain, according to the Treaty, of 1784

      Wm. Faden, [London] 1793 - Copper-engraved map, full period hand colouring. The extremely rare fifth issue of one of the most important early maps of the United States. Faden's sequence of maps of the United States represents one of the most important cartographic depictions of the newly independent republic. The present map is the fifth issue of the fourteen total appellations (including the parent plan and thirteen subsequent issues), and is one of the extremely rare first five appellations of this series. The Faden sequence comprises a critical and fascinating series of historical documents regarding the political development of the United States, especially since each issue captures a distinct stage in America's process of transformative change. The present map depicts the United States' boundaries as determined by the Treaty of 1784, when in actuality it is referring to the settlement agreed to at the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3rd, 1783, which ended the Revolutionary War. This treaty came into effect in April, 1784. The map is in part based on John Mitchell's A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America (1755) that was used by delegates during the treaty process. While the United States was granted a large territory from the Atlantic to the Mississippi River, and from the northern frontiers of Florida to the Canadian border, this map shows that the settled area of the nation was confined to the former Thirteen Colonies, and the two newly admitted states of Vermont (1791) and Kentucky (1792). Even then, the western boundaries of many of the states, past the Appalachians, are undefined. Although Washington, D.C. was in the process of being laid out, it was not yet built, and is absent from the map. One of the most interesting aspects of the map is its labeling of "Franklinia" or the "New State of Franklin." This refers to an attempt by settlers in the Great Smoky Mountains to secede from North Carolina and to form a new state. From 1785 to 1789, seven of the states of the Union endorsed the plan, but it failed to achieve the required two-thirds support to be admitted as a state at the Constitutional Convention. Various lands in Kentucky and the future Tennessee are shown to be reserved for war veterans from "Virginia" and "North Carolina." Another curious appearance is the name of "Indiana" in what is now West Virginia, but nowhere near the future state of that name. Various areas in the southern Midwest are shown to be owned by private land development companies including the "Wabash" and "Ohio" companies. One such enterprise was headed by "Colonel Simmes [sic]," John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814), an eccentric New Jersey magistrate who later wrote a book which theorized that the interior of the earth was both hollow and inhabitable, and could be entered through the poles. In the same treaty, Spain received possession of Florida from Britain, and the vast Louisiana Territory from France. In the north, although the treaty was supposed to have settled the boundary with Canada from the Great Plains to the Atlantic, a series of geographic misconceptions left the frontier in a nebulous state. Faden elected to present the extreme British conception of the border in northern Maine, and in the northwest, the border was supposed to run west to the source of the Mississippi, when in reality the source was located well to the south. The map also features "The Twenty Leagues Line" located off of the east coast that marked the exclusive maritime jurisdiction of the United States. The composition is completed by an especially finely engraved and coloured title cartouche which depicts scenes of commerce in the prosperous new nation. Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography," 80e, in Tooley, The Mapping of America ; not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America.

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        Nouveau plan de la Ville et Faubourgs de Paris, divisé en 48 sections.

      Paris, Esnauts et Rapilly, 1793. Plan (53,4x76cm), en couleurs, cartouche emblématique "Liberté, Équité, Égalité" et en dessous "Droits de l'Homme. La Nation. La Loi". Parmi les sections, il faut citer : les Piques ; de 1792 ; du Contrat Social ; des Gardes Françaises ; des Amis de la Patrie ; de la Place des Fédérés ; des Droits de l'Homme ; de la Fraternité ; des Sans Culottes ; etc. On y trouve les places de la Bastille détruite ; des Fédérés ; de la Révolution ; du Palais de l'Égalité ; des Piques ; le Champ de la Fédération ; etc., mais encore la rue Royale ! Plan doublé, quelques rares petits manques et bords très légèrement défraîchis, bon état général pour ce document historique.

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        Calendrier de la République Françoise, tiré des Ephémérides, pour l'Année Mil sept cent quatre-vingt-treize ; contenant le Lieu du Soleil, son Lever, son Coucher, sa Déclinaison, le Lever de la Lune & son Coucher, &c

      Paris Veuve Hérissant 1793In-18 (107 x 57 mm), maroquin havane, dos lisse orné, décor floral sur les plats, doublures et gardes imprimées, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Bel exemplaire (menus défauts, rares piqûres). // 18o (107 x 57 mm), havana morocco, smooth spine tooled, floral pattern on covers, printed linings and end-papers, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Nice copy (minor defects, rare spots).

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        Description du Pegu et de l'Isle de Ceylan. Renfermant des détails exacts et neufs sur le climat, les productions, le Commerce, le Gouvernement, les Moeurs et les Usages de ces Contrées. Traduit de l'Anglois & de l'Allemand par L.L.***.

      Paris, Maradan, 1793. 1793 1 vol. in-8° (200 x 128 mm.) de : 32-1, (96)-(4)-(97), 354 pp. Demi-veau dépoque, plats de papier marbré, dos à nerfs fleuronné doré avec étiq. de cuir. (Petit manque de papier au coin du titre, pâles mouillures marginales à qq. ff. plats et coupes frottées avec petits manques). Première édition française (traduction par Langlès). Hunter (1752-1815), médecin et orientaliste écossais, vécut une grande partie de sa vie en Inde. L'édition originale parut en anglais à Calcutta en 1784. Les pp. 96-354 relatent la vie et les aventures de Jean-Christophe Wolf à Ceylan, traduites de l'allemand avec une description de l'île par Eschelskroon (notre ex. est bien complet des faux-titres et titre annonçant ce récit). Le Pégu ou Royaume de Bégo fut indépendant avant de faire partie de l'Empire birman jusqu'en 1852, au moment où il passa sous domination anglaise. Provenance : baron Zangiacomi (ex-libris). 1 vol. 8vo. Contemporary half calf. First edition translated by Langlès into French ; Hunter (1752-1815), doctor and Scottish orientalist, who lived a long time in India, describes the products and agriculture of Pegu, as well as the caves at Elephanta, Ambola, and Canara. Inconnu de Chadenat.

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        Geheime Staatspapiere, im königlichen Pallast der Thuillerien gefunden.

      Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, Hamburg 1793 - Aus dem Französischen. Deutsche Erstausgabe des Originals "Politique de tous les Cabinets de l'Europe, pendant les règnes de Louis XV. et de Louis XVI.". Marmor.Halbldr.d.Zeit mit umlauf.Rotschnitt. Titel- u.Bandschildchen nebst Verz. in Gold (bei Bd.1 stärker ber.). Eigentumsschild von 1804 auf Innendeckel. Sehr selten vollständig. Fromm 20431. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MILCH. - Verkauf. "Milk below Maids." Junges Milchmädchen verkauft gerade an zwei Kinder einen kleinen Eimer mit Milch.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich in Punktiermanier von L. Schiavonetti nach F. Wheatly, London, 1793, 38,5 x 28,5 cm. Zweite Platte aus F. Wheatly`s berühmten Werk "Cries of London". - Hübsche Darstellung in guter Erhaltung.

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        Traité élémentaire de chimie, présenté dans un ordre nouveau et d'après les découvertes modernes : avec figures. Seconde édition.

      1793 22 volumes in-8, pleine basane marbrée de lépoque, dos lisses ornés de fers et dorés, tranches rouges (mors frottés), xliv, 322 p., 2 planches et viij, 327 p., 13 planches dépliantes in fine, quelques rousseurs. Paris, Cuchet, 1793. Rare contrefaçon imprimée par de Boiste, conforme à la description donnée par Duveen & Klickstein."In a letter dated January 6, 1793, and addressed to his English translator, Robert Kerr, Lavoisier wrote that a second edition of his Traité recently had been published in Paris without his knowledge and authorization. This would seem to be the pirated edition in question" (Duveen & Klickstein, n° 156).

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        Gymnastik für die Jugend. Enthaltend eine Praktische Anweisung zu Leibesübungen. Ein Beytrag zur nöthigsten Verbesserung der körperlichen Erziehung.

      Engraved frontis. & ten engraved plates (one folding). xviii, [18], 663, [1] pp. (subscribers' list misbound at end). Small thick 8vo, cont. half-calf & marbled boards (spine a bit rubbed, occasional unimportant dampstaining), pink & green pigskin lettering pieces on spine. Schnepfenthal: im Verlage der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt, 1793. First edition of the author's first and best-known work; it is a "great classic that formed the basis of modern physical education...the first manual published by a practical physical educator...Ch. 6 to 15 are devoted to different physical exercises: high jumping, pole vaulting, jumping across a ditch; throwing a wooden discus, archery; running, skipping rope; wrestling; walking on the balance beam, balancing rods on the fingers; lifting, carrying, pulling; going up and down a rope ladder, swinging on vertical ropes, climbing a mast; dancing, skating and long walks; bathing and swimming. Ch. 17 and 18 deal with declaiming and exercises of the senses: reading out loud so as to be heard by a person stationed at various distances and estimating distance with the naked eye. The final chapters are on manual labour and training."-Hagelin, Kinetic Jottings, pp. 104-05. Guts Muth (1759-1839), was a teacher at a school in Schnepfenthal, at the foot of the Thuringian forest. A small court among the oak trees was prepared for the daily lessons in gymnastics. The charming and well-engraved plates depict equipment and the boys performing the various exercises. Fine copy. .

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        MÜNCHEN. - Thalkirchen. "Thalkirchen bei München". Bauerngehöft bei Thalkirchen, im Vordergrund eine Frau mit ihrem Kind.

      - Grau lavierte Tuschfederzeichnung über Bleistift von Friedrich Weber (?), dat. 1793, 15 x 19,5 cm. Vgl. Slg. Proebst Nr. 204, Abb. 6. - Hübsche, voll ausgeführte Zeichnung. Im Kamin des Hauses datiert. Verso alt bezeichnet (durchgeschlagen).

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