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        Stipple engraving of St. Caecilia, the patron saint of music. bBy Thomas Watson (1743-1781) after Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792)

      Anthy. Milteno, London 1794 - St. Caecilia is seated at an organ with an open music book above the keyboard; two cherubs sing from a music book to her right. The model for the painting was the singer/actress Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan née Elizabeth Ann Linley (1754-1792), daughter of the composer and conductor Thomas Linley (1733-1795). 370 x 280 mm. Printed on wove paper.Some wear; minor chips, tears, and soiling to edges with remnants of former mount to upper right edge; some creasing; old paper repairs to verso; trimmed to just within plate impression.

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      London, Printed by John Nichols, and sold by Eliz. Newbery, 1794. PART 2 ONLY, 1794. 8vo, approximately 210 x 125 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, half year of 6 issues, July 1794- December 1794, plus Supplement, bound together, each month with its own title page with a woodcut of St. John's Gate, 21 plates as called for, 7 with more than 1 image, mostly views of buildings and architectural detail relating to England, plus 1 plate of a reconstructed nose to accompany a letter to the editor describing a surgical procedure developed in India apparently in use for some time (page 891), another of the French Telegraphe, a striking portrait of St. William King of Scots, pages: (2), 585-1212, (16) - indexes, bound in modern half calf over worn marbled sides, gilt rules and lettering to spine, original endpapers. Armorial bookplate of John Duke of Bedford on front pastedown, large pale damp stain on blank endpapers, title page slightly trimmed at fore-edge, no loss of printed area, damp stain repeated much smaller and fainter on some plates, hardly noticeable, occasional light browning to text, an occasional pale fox spot. A very good copy of a very early printed mention in Europe of plastic surgery: "The first report published in Europe on the so-called Indian or Hindu method of rhinoplasty using a forehead flap, accompanied by an engraving of the patient, Cowasjee, with a restored nose and showing the stages of the operation." Garrison & Morton 5735.1. The claim that this was the first mention in Europe is challenged in this volume by another correspondent on page 1093. Edward Cave (1691 - 1754) launched The Gentleman's Magazine in 1731 creating the first general-interest "magazine" in the modern sense. It became the most influential and most imitated periodical of its time. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        LE ANTICHITA' DI ERCOLANO. Pitture: tomo primo, tomo secondo e tomo terzo. Bronzi: tomo primo e tomo secondo.

      In Roma, 1789 - 1794 senza indicazioni di tipografo nŽ di editore. - Cinque voll. in 4¡ picc. (cm. 27,3) cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 48 n.n. + 48 tavv. f.t.; cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 48 n.n. + 48 tavv. f.t.; cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 60 n.n. + 60 tavv. f.t. + cc. 4 n.n. (indice); cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 48 n.n. + 48 tavv. f.t. + cc. 2 n.n. (indice); cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 54 n.n. + 54 tavv. f.t. + cc. 2 n.n. (indice). Ben rilegati in mezza pelle avana e punte coeva, titolo in oro su doppio tassello ai dorsi. Fresco, nitido e molto ben conservato esemplare su carta greve, con rare lievi arrossature a poche carte. Iconografia assai esaustiva di quanto recuperato nelle dissepolte antiche cittˆ di Ercolano, Resina, Stabia e Pompei a partire dalla prima metˆ del settecento. Ciascuna tavola, incisa all'acqua forte,  preceduta da una carta, impressa solo al recto, recante la descrizione del soggetto illustrato ed in molti casi anche la data esatta ed il luogo del suo ritrovamento. Il nome dell'autore non compare ai frontespizi, ma solo nell'Avviso in testa al primo vol. Nel 1807 fu pubblicato, per lo stesso Piroli, un sesto volume concernente i Candelabri e le Lucerne a completamento dell'opera. Rara edizione; manca allo Choix di Olschki, al Cicognara, A Graesse e Brunet che la citano soltanto in nota. Furchheim, Bibliografia di Pompei, Ercolano e Stabia, pag.70. Solo nove esemplari nelle biblioteche italiane, per altro alcuni non completi di tutte le carte (IT\ICCU\LO1E\012999). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le maire de Nancy met en garde contre les purges de la réaction thermidorienne.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 5 pages ½ In-folio 13/12/1794 Datée du 23 frimaire an 3. bon Très intéressante lettre du maire démissionnaire de Nancy, Joseph Wulliez, ardent jacobin, au conventionnel Louis Benoit Genevois, envoyé en mission dans le département de la Meurthe (depuis le 17 nov.) afin d'entreprendre une campagne contre les "terroristes". Il se montra un élément efficace de la réaction thermidorienne et donna un "Compte rendu [.] de l'emploi des sommes dépensées pendant sa mission dans les dép. de la Meurthe et de la Moselle". Dans cette longue lettre écrite au moment où il quitte ses fonctions, le maire de Nancy, Joseph Wulliez, qui ne fut en poste que du 8 octobre au 14 décembre 1794, dresse un tableau de la situation et lui prodigue des conseils plus ou moins directifs, redoutant sans doute pour lui-même de terribles accusations. "Tu viens ici, citoyen Représentant, avec l'intention louable de rétablir le calme et la tranquillité dans la cité et de l'assurer sur des bases solides et durables. Tous les citoyens ont les yeux ouverts sur toi ; ils se reposent sur la justice et ton impartialité. Ils se promettent un heureux succès du résultat de tes opérations. Un de tes premiers soins, sans doute, sera d'examiner la composition des autorités constituées. Sous le Régime Démocratique, il faut non seulement que les fonctionnaires publics soient purs et sans reproche, mais il est nécessaire encore qu'ils soient connus, qu'ils soient aimés et estimés de leurs concitoyens [.]. Mais avant tout, il faut que tu saches s'il y a des coupables parmi les fonctionnaires publics actuels ; s'il n'y en a pas ; si toutes les dénonciations faites contre eux, ne sont que des calomnies imaginées pour les perdre ; alors, citoyen, tu gémiras sur la vileté et la corruption des hommes ; la lumière commencera à briller à tes yeux et tu ne tarderas pas à te convaincre que ta mission n'a été provoquée que par la réaction de la malveillance, et que les ennemis du bien public, méconnaissant ton caractère, ne se réjouissent si fort de ton arrivée que parce qu'ils espèrent parvenir à te tromper et obtenir de toi des arrêtés qui favorisent leurs vues perfides [.]". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Colma. Ein Gesang Ossians, von Göthe mit Klavierbegleitung von J. R. Zumsteeg.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel (1794). - Titelblatt, 28 S., ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Deckel-Signaturschild und Stempeln ("ausgeschieden"), Seiten teils etwas braunfleckig und mit altem Wasserrand im Falzbereich, im Randbereich teils schwache Rückstände von radierten Bleistiftanmerkungen, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, selten, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 350 Qu.-Folio., sauber und fachmännisch neu eingebunden in Bibliotheks-Halb-Leinen mit marmorierten Deckeln,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat An der Vikarie]
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        Ferishta's History of Dekkan, from the first Muhammedan Conquests: with a continuation from other native writers, of the events in that part of India, to the reduction of its last monarchs by the emperor Aulumgeer Aurungzebe: also, the reigns of his suvccessors in the empire of Hindostan to the present day: and the History of Bengal, from the accession of Aliverdee Khan to the year 1780.

      Shrewsbury: Printed by J. & W. Eddowes for John Stockdale, London, 1794 - 2 volumes, quarto (278 x 217 mm). Late 19th century dark red half morocco for the bookseller William Brown (Edinburgh), gilt lettered and banded spines, marbled sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Bindings a little rubbed at the extremities, a couple of corners lightly bumped, scattered foxing and some paper toning but a good tall set. First edition of this translation of one of the most important histories of India, by the late 16th-century Persian historian Muhammad Qasim Hindu Shah, known as Ferishta. The British orientalist Jonathan Scott (1753-1829) had it published at his own expense in his native Shrewsbury. Scott served as an officer with the East India Company and saw action in the First Mahratta War when acting as Persian translator to Major William Popham. "Governor-General Warren Hastings appointed Scott his private Persian translator in 1783, responsible for communications with the native powers judged too diplomatically sensitive to be trusted to an Indian secretary. Hastings also valued Scott's historical investigations which took their cue from Robert Orme's thesis that the reign of Aurangzeb and of his successors was the key epoch of Mughal Indian history. Scott consulted the best native authorities, and amassed materials collected by his brother Captain Richard Scott, and by Lieutenant-Colonel Henri Polier, concluding that a fuller understanding of recent history might be gained from an insight into the history of the Deccan" (ODNB). From the library of the Lords Elphinstone, with their Carberry Tower Library label in both volumes; the most distinguished scion of that house was Mountstuart Elphinstone (1779-1859), administrator in India. Riddick p. 324. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        An Universal System of Natural History, including the Natural History of Man; The Orang-Outang; and whole tribe of Simia; all the known Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, and Amphibious Animals; insects, polypees, zoophytes, and animalculae....Vols I-III

      London: Printed for the Proprietor, and sold by Champante and Whitrow, 1794 An extremely scarce hand coloured set of the first 3 volumes in Ebenezer Sibley's major work on the natural world. 14 volumes were eventually published, running in date from 1794 to 1808, and Sibley's name is only mentioned on the decorative title page to Vol I, where the work is titled 'Magazine of Natural History'. Each volume is complete in itself, and the first 3 volumes cover Man, Apes and Quadrupeds, with a lengthy dissertation on the relationship between Man and 'brute animals'. All 3 volumes have contemporary boards with newer spines, which have title labels, gilt lining and blind stamped decoration. The boards have some scuffing and wear to edges and corners, but all the bindings are nicely clean and sound. All have new endpapers. Vol I: Man - frontispiece; decorative title page; letterpress title page; introduction - viii; text pp 1-450 plus index which looks to be missing the final page;19 hand coloured plates. There is a signature to the top of the title pages; a couple of paper tears; occasional marking eg at top margin of frontispiece and title pages, mark to foredge; some paper sections more toned than others; anatomical plates have some splotching; final index page with worm hole. Vol II: Simia; frontispiece; title page; text incl index 420pp with plate list; 19 hand coloured plates. Generally very clean with occasional toning/marking, frontispiece has had repair at some point. Vol III: quadrupeds; title page; frontispiece; text with index 608pp; 16 hand-coloured plates. Very clean, usual toning in places. Vol II is the only one with a plate list and it is complete. The other 2 volumes do not have plate lists. The hand colouring is vibrant with deep colours and the images of the simia in particular are fascinating for the facial features that they have been given. A very rare work. Please ask for additional images if you would like to further assess condition.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Chr. Junker n. Jos. Karl Kindermann b. Miller in Graz, "Die Provinz Inner-Oesterreich oder die Herzogthümer Steyermark, Kaernten und Krain, die Grafschaften Goerz und Gradisca und das deutsch-oesterreichische Litorale".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, 1794, 49,5 x 58 Austria Picta 32.2, Atlantes Austriaci Mil/Kind A/1, Dörflinger, Österreichische Karten des 18. Jahrhunderts, 110ff "ein Regionalkartenwerk von europäischem Rang". Übersichtskarte mit der Steiermark, Kärnten, Krain und Görz sowie dem Triester Gebiet. Zwischen 1789 und 1797 erschienen in Graz 12 Karten die häufig als "Atlas von Innerösterreich" bezeichnet werden. "Welches Ansehen und welchen Wert der Atlas von Innerösterreich besaß, zeigt sich auch darin, daß Napoleon bei seinem Aufenthalt in Graz 1797 Kindermann zu sich rufen ließ, um den Auto der Karten, die ihm bei seinem Vorstoß durch Krain und Kärnten durch die Steiermark so großen Nutzen gebracht hatten, kennenzulernen. Bei dieser Unterredung soll Bonaparte sehr erstaunt gewesen sein, "daß diese Karten nur die Frucht einer Privatunternehmung sey", also ohne staatlichen Auftrag oder wenigstens Förderung zustande gekommen seien." (Dörflinger, p. 114); breitrandig, etwas fleckig, eine Beschädigung alt hinterlegt, sonst von guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples and with permission dedicated to the R.H. Sir William Hamilton

      REHBERG Frederick. Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples and with permission dedicated to the R.H. Sir William Hamilton. Roma, (Piroli) 1794. In 4to; frontespizio e 12 tavole incise in rame ed inquadrate da fregio. Legatura ottocentesca adattata in mezza pelle, fregi in oro inquadrano i piatti. E' questa raccolta un inno al fascino della moglie dell'Ambasciatore inglese. Lady Emma, il cui profilo orna il frontespizio, vi è raffigurata con abiti ispirati all'antichità classica in varie pose ed atteggiamenti tutti ricollegatisi alle scoperte archeologiche di Pompei ed Ercolano in quel tempo frequenti, auspice Sir William Hamilton. Rehberg viveva a Roma ed era al servizio di Sua Maestà il Re di Prussia. Questa suite ebbe un clamoroso successo dovuto anche alla notorietà della donna divenuta l'amante di Orazio Nelson.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Elements of Mineralogy. Vol. I. Earths and Stones. Vol. II. Salts, Inflammables, and Metallic Substances

      London: J. Nichols for P. Emsley, 1794-96.. Second edition, "with Considerable Improvements and Additions". Two volumes. 8vo. xxxii, 510; xvi, 529, (1) pp, volume II bound without the errata leaf. Contemporary full speckled calf, spines with gilt rules, gilt lettered red labels. 6 folding tables to the rear of volume I plus 2 more to the rear of volume II. Neat repairs to the spine ends and joints, a very good set. The author wrote widely across different scientific disciplines, though this is considered his most important work. It first appeared in 1784 as a single volume, with this revised and considerably expanded edition appearing ten years later.

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        Pratica agraria distribuita in varj Dialoghi opera dell'Abate Giovanni Battarra professore di filosofia in rimino Tomo I - II edizione terza nuovamente corretta, ed accresciuta di varie aggiunte interessanti dall'Autore medesimo.

      Presso Giuseppe Archi, 1794 – 1798, In Faenza, - In 8° (22x15 cm); due tomi: (2), XVI, 168 pp. e una c. di tav. più volte ripiegata e 230, (2) pp. e 3 c. di tav. più volte ripiegate. Antica firma di appartenenza al frontespizio dove è presente anche un piccolo timbretto di appartenenza privata nobiliare. Belle legature editoriali in cartoncino molle. Belle le tavole fuori testo più volte ripiegate con riproduzioni di strumenti agricoli, sezioni geologiche di terreni ecc. ecc. Alcune pagine uniformemente e leggermente brunite a causa della qualità della carta, ininfluente come tale è anche un leggerissimo alone al margine alto bianco della seconda parte del secondo tomo. Nel complesso magnifico esemplare ancora in barbe ed in ottime condizioni di conservazione. Alcuni esemplari presentano le tavole, numerate da I a IV in numeri romani, tutte rilegate alla fine del secondo volume mentre in questo esemplare la prima tavola è nel primo volume e le altre tre nel secondo. Terza edizione non comune, preferita alle precedenti in quanto la più completa e corretta, della più celebre opera del grande naturalista e micologo originario di Coriano in provincia di Rimini, Giovanni Antonio Battara. Il volume contiene nozioni di agronomia, agricoltura, allevamento, viticoltura ma anche nozioni degli usi e costumi dei contadini romagnoli, nozioni di gastronomia, sulla coltivazione del riso ecc. ecc. Dall'indice del primo volume: Sulle qualità delle terre e ce concimi proporzionati. De' Semenzaj e dei Vivaj. Delle Siepi. Della Coltura dei Cannetti. Dei Canepaj. Della maniera di seminar il Lino. Della Coltura del Frumento. Della Coltura del Maiz o sia Fromentone. Della Coltura delle Fave. Della Coltura degli Orti rusticali. Della Coltura dei Risi. Del Piantamento degli Alberi. Del Taglio degli Alberi. Dei Fossi. Dall'indice del secondo volume : Del modo di coltivar le viti. Del dar il palo alla Vite, legarla, piegarla, propaginarla. Del rimanente della coltura della Vite. Della vendemmia. Della maniera di far vini generosi (pp. 180). Coltura dei prati. Innesti. Delle operazioni di agricoltura che devon farsi o gni mese. Cognizione e custodia delle bestie da lavoro e da frutto. Delle fraudi e maliziose costumanze dei contadini. Delle costumanze e superstizioni dei contadini romagnoli. Le pp. 172-222 contengono questi due ultimi argomenti. Nacque vicino a Rimini, alla Pedrolara di Coriano, da Domenico Battarra e Giovanna Francesca Fabbri.Entrò nel seminario di Rimini, più per le modeste condizioni della famiglia che per vocazione, dove fu ordinato sacerdote nel 1738. Studiò geometria, fisica e storia naturale seguendo le lezioni del medico, naturalista e archeologo Giovanni Bianchi. Nel 1741 ebbe la cattedra di filosofia nel seminario di Savignano sul Rubicone, dove restò ad insegnare per quattro anni. Incominciò ad interessarsi di scienze naturali, e in particolare di micologia, a cui si appassionò studiando le tavole a colori della "Sylva Fungorum" di Padre Bruno Tozzi, naturalista, ornitologo ed entomologo di cui divenne discepolo. Nel 1748 ebbe la cattedra di filosofia a Rimini, che occupò per sette anni. Nel 1755 pubblicò l'opera "Fungorum agri ariminensis historia", composta da 80 pagine e illustrata con 40 tavole in rame da lui stesso disegnate e incise, dove descrisse 248 specie di funghi. Nel 1757 gli fu assegnata una cattedra di filosofia dal Comune di Rimini e nel 1760 dal locale Seminario. Nel 1778 pubblicò la sua opera più importante, "Pratica agraria", in cui sostenne la necessità di un'agricoltura razionale. Nella stessa opera descrisse con dovizia di particolari le vane osservanze e superstizioni de' contadini romagnuoli (Dialogo XXX), che additò come esempio da non seguire. Per queste pagine, Battarra è riconosciuto come il pioniere della scienza folcloristica italiana. Battarra ha lasciato anche dei sonetti in lingua romagnola.Morì a Rimini l'8 novembre 1789.Il micologo svedese Fries riconobbe nell'opera micologica di Battarra oltre 150 specie e il micologo olandese Persoon gli

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        A plan of a new invented patent-piano-forte

      : 1794 : London : Engraved advertisement, half-sheet, image 239 x 370mm; trimmed within platemark; leaf 250 x 400. Fleur-de-lys watermark. Blank margin clipped on left, old folds. : An advertisement for pianos made by Longman and Broderip incorporating William Southwell's inventions. This is the second state of the engraving submitted with Southwell's patent application. The patent incorporated two innovations: captive, wire operated dampers, and an extended range. This type of damper superseded all previous designs and is the ancestor of the modern grand dampers. The range of the standard square piano was extended by more than half an octave in the treble with 8 extra keys (f3-c4) without increasing the length of the instrument. These innovations were patented in 1794 when Southwell moved from Dublin to London and immediately taken up by Longman and Broderip. For this advertisemetn the patent application copper plate was reworked, replacing Southwell's name with Longman & Broderip and the lion and crown of England in place of the Irish harp in the triangular area behind the wrestplank (Michael Cole, The Pianoforte in the Classical Era, 1998, pp. 104-5). A later state of this engraving, used by the firm of Broderip and Wilkinson after 1798, is illustrated by Richard Burnett in The company of pianos (2004) on p. 70.

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        A Plan of a New Invented Patent-Piano-Forte. With Additional Keys &c. A New Royal Patent on additional Keys & Manufactur'd by Longman & Broderip No. 26, Cheapside & No. 13 Hay Market: London.

      1794 - engraved advertisement, half-sheet, fleur-de-lys watermark, slightly fraying top edge backed with conservation tape, also present at lower left corner behind small tear beside clipped right margin, three faint vertical fold marks, mounted, very good. An advertisement for the new pianofortes of Longman and Broderip, incorporating the inventions of William Southwell. Southwell moved from Dublin to London in 1794 and immediately submitted a patent application for two significant pianoforte innovations: a new wire-operated damper system and an extended range of over half an octave. James Longman and Francis Broderip were so impressed by the enhanced instrument which Southwell had brought over from Ireland, that, under exclusive contract, they offered to sell the improved instruments under their company name. The copper plate of Southwell's original patent was altered for the subsequent advertisement, Longman & Broderip replacing the inventor's name, and the lion and crown of England replacing the Irish harp in the triangular fretwork behind the instrument's wrestplank. Longman and Broderip were declared bankrupt in 1795, but Broadwood (without permission or fee) immediately employed Southwell's system for extending the keyboard's range and, a decade later, his form of damper, creating, in effect, the earliest form of the piano that we know today. (Michael Cole, The Pianoforte in the Classical Era, 1998, pp. 104–5)

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        I] Das Neue Testament unsers HErrn und Heylandes JEsu Christi nach der Teutschen Uebersetzung Martin Luthers mit jeden Capitels Neuen Summarien auserlesenen Richtigen Schrift-Stellen (...). [II] Der heilige Psalter Davids, die von dem heiligen Geist eingegebene Sprüche Salomonis, und der Hauß- und Sitten-Lehrer Jesus Sirach, Mit jeden Capitels kurtzen Summarien und auserlesenen Parallelen. [III] Fürstlich Nassauisches Neues verbessertes Gesangbuch. Zur Beförderung der öffentlichen und häußlichen Erbauung.

      (2), 275, (3) (2), 124, (8) 512, (16), 24 Seiten. Jeweils zweispaltiger Frakturdruck. [I] mit Vignette (Jesus mit Kreuz, neben ihm Gral, an den Ecken Vogel, Stier, Löwe und Engel mit Schriftzug "den höret"). [III] mit Titelvignette in Holzschnitt (Engel, musizierend, mit Kreuz, Harfe und Notenbuch, darüber Tetragrammaton in strahlendem Dreieck). 8 (17,5 x 11 cm). Schwarzer Lederband der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit arabesk gravierten Silberschließen, goldgeprägtem Monogramm (*A*M*L*) auf Vorder- und Jahreszahl (*1794*) auf dem Hinterdeckel, nahe den Kapitalen und Ecken reich mit Girlanden punziertem Goldschnitt sowie schönen Brokatpapier-Vorsätzen (signiert). [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Vgl. Schüling 3094. - Der schöne, zeitgenössisch gebundene Band enthält die Übersetzung des Neuen Testaments und den Psalter, beide bei Brönner in Frakfurt, und das nassauische Gesangbuch von 1789 bei Winkler in Wetzlar. - Das fürstl. nassauische Gesangbuch enthält 575 nach Anlässen in mehrere Abteilungen geordnete Lieder. Die Auswahl soll "Liebhaber des vernünftigen Gottesdienstes" erreichen und vermeiden wie ältere Gesangbücher "voll matter spielender Gedanken und unbedeutender niedriger Ausdrücke" den "Leichtsinnigen (...) Anlaß zur Spötterey" zu geben. Dem Register schließt sich eine 'Sammlung einiger Gebete zur Unterhaltung der Andacht' an. - Leder an Kapitalen und Ecken schwach beschabt, mit oberflächlichem, halbkreisförmigem Abrieb auf dem Vorderdeckel (Flaschenrand?). Schließen durch Oxidation etwas fleckig, die obere Schließe mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Scharnierlager, dadurch etwas beschädigter Schließmechanismus (leicht restaurierbar). Schnitt etwas angestaubt. Seitenstege der ersten und letzten Blätter mit schmalem, doch leider färbendem Wasserrand außerhalb des Satzspiegels, dadurch auch Vorsatzpapier etwas angeschmutzt. Schriftzug mit Tinte auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz verso, sonst innen gut erhalten und sauber. - Insgesamt sehr gutes, wenngleich nicht ganz tadelloses Exemplar mit schönem, seltenem Augsburger Vorsatzpapier (kleine Ranken auf hellem, messingfarbenem Papier so nicht bei Haemmerle), signiert von Simon Haichele, Augsburg.

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        A BIBLIA SAGRADA. Traduzida em portuguez segundo a Vulgata Latina

      - illustrada com prefações, notas e lições variantes, dedicada ao Principe Nosso Senhor por Antonio Pereira de Figueiredo Deputado da Real Meza da Commissão geral sobre o exame e censura dos livros. Edição Nova pelo texto latino que se lhe ajuntou e pelos muitos lugares que vão retocados na Tradução e Notas. LISBOA, MDCCXCIV [1794-1797, 1800, 1803, 1807, 1818 e 1819.] Na Officina de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira. Com licença da sobredita Real Meza, e Privilegio Vendese na Loge da Viuva Bertrand e Filhos, aos Martyres. 7 Volumes. In 4º de 28,3x22,2 cm. com xcviii, 610; 733, [i]; 738; 658; 569, [i]; 610 e 399, [i], xi,[i], xiv, xx, xiv, xiii, xvii, xiii págs. O 6º volume foi impresso Na Oficina da Viuva Neves e Filhos. O 7º volume na Oficina da Academia Real das Sciencias. Estes 2 volumes têm dimensões mais pequenas de 26,2x20,8 cm. Encadernações recentes com lombadas e cantos em pele, com nervos e ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Os 5 primeiros volumes não estão aparados e os 2 últimos têm os cortes das folhas pintados. Ilustrados com retrato gravado do Príncipe D. João desenhado e gravado por Frois no 1º volume e com folhas de rosto gravadas em chapas de aço por Frois e desenhadas por Silva em todos os volumes. As folhas finais do último volume contêm os índices dos capítulos dos sete volumes. Trata-se da 3ª edição da primeira tradução, para português, da Bíblia publicada em Portugal. É uma edição bilingue com o texto da vulgata latina em colunas na parte interior das páginas, ladeadas por colunas com a tradução em português e com numerosas notas em duas colunas por baixo das anteriores. A 1ª edição desta tradução data de 1772-1790, 2ª edição 1791-1805 em 17 volumes, 3ª edição em 1794-1819 (1ª Bilingue) a 4ª em 1803 [?]. Em 1821 foi publicada a 5ª edição, que é a 1ª publicada em Inglaterra. Posteriormente foi reeditada muitas vezes em Portugal, no Brasil e em Inglaterra, em separado ou juntamente com o Antigo Testamento. Tradução de boa qualidade que exerceu grande influência na Igreja portuguesa, na literatura e no ensino. António Pereira de Figueiredo (Mação 1727 – 1799) da Congregação do Oratorio de Lisboa, da qual saiu em 1769 para o estado de Presbítero secular. Foi deputado da Real Mesa Censória, Socio da Academia Real das Ciências de Lisboa, considerado um dos maiores latinistas da Europa no século passado, tornou-se célebre pelos seus escritos teológicos muitos deles em defesa da política do Marquês de Pombal. Hoje em dia é no entanto mais lembrado por ser o autor da segunda tradução da Bíblia em Português, que foi o texto mais usado desde o fim do Século XVIII ao início do Século XX. Inocêncio I, 229 Location/localizacao: M-2-C-5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeines Gesangbuch, auf Königlichen Allergnädigsten Befehl zum öffentlichen und häuslichen Gebrauche in den Gemeinen des Herzogthums Schleswig, des Herzogthums Holstein, Der Herrschaft Pinneberg, der Stadt Altona, und der Grafschaft Ranzau gewidmet und mit Königlichem Allerhöchsten Privilegio herausgegeben.

      Kiel, C.F. Mohr. 1794 - 8°. 12 nn. Bl., 510 S., 5 nn. Bl. Pergtbd.d. Zt. mit reicher Blindpräg., drei Rückenfelder u. Deckel stellenweise blau eingefärbt, Mittelfelder der Deckel mit Resten von montierten Kupfern, mit großer verzierter Silberschließe, Innenseite mit Monogramm und datiert 1795, reich gepunzter Goldschnitt, (Gelenke unterlegt, ber., etw. fl.). Angebunden: SCHMOLKEN, Benjamin.Der mit rechtschaffenem Herzen sich nahende Sünder, in auserlesenen Buß-, Beicht- und Communion-Andachten. Hamburg, J.M. Brauer, (1731). Holzschnittfront., 6 nn. Bl., 256 S. Die Collecten, Episteln und Evangelia. Altona, H.C. Gutacker, (ca. 1790). 72 S. Mit sehr schönen Brokatvorsatzpapier. - Ger. gebräunt, etw. fl.

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        Five Books Of Plotinus, Viz. On Felicity; On The Nature And Origin Of Evil; On Providence; On Nature, Contemplation, And The One; And On The Descent Of The Soul: Translated From The Greek. With An Introduction, Containing Additonal Information On These Important Subjects.

      London: Edward Jeffrey, 1794. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Lxvii, 288 Pp. Original Tree Calf, Re-Backed Long Ago With A New Red Morocco Spine Label, Gilt. Very Large Heraldic Bookplate Over An Earlier Postage-Stamp-Size Bookplate Which Left A Faint Offset On The Facing Page. Some Page Numbers And Brief Reader's Notes On Rear Pastedown, One Line In Ink, The Others In Pencil. Boards Quite Worn, Calf Frayed Through Almost Entirely Along Edges, Rebacking Entirely Intact And Secure.

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        Des Herrn Abt Millot Universalhistorie alter, mittler und neuer Zeiten. 16 Bände. Mit Zusätzen und Berichtigungen von Wilhelm Ernst Christiani

      Franz Haas, Wien 1794 - 8°, OLdr. mit reichlich goldener Verzierung, roten Rückenschildchen, 5 unechten Bünden. 298 + XVI/306/XII + XVIII/384 + XVI/376 + XXIV/304 + XXIV/492 + XXIV/566 + XVI/399 + XVI/478 + XX/400 + XVI/391 + XXIV/452 + XVI/448 + XXIV/496 + XX/446 + 356 Seiten. Band 1 bis 15 mit je einem gestochenen Frontispiz von Weinrauch. Band 16 = Allgermeines Register. Kl. Märkchen jeweils innen oben und kl. Namensstempel am Schmutzblatt unten. Homogene und schöne Einbände. Hier mit dem Registerband. 0 S.

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        Historiarum libri qui supersunt omnes ex recensione Arn Drakenborchii

      London, M. Ritchie & J. Sammels, 1794, otto volumi in-4to legature coeve in piena pelle (alcune lievi spellature) con impressioni a secco ai piatti, fregi e titoli dorati ai dorsi, tagli marmorizzati, pp. XLVI-(2)-420 + 423 + 460 +451 + 442 + 430 + 487 + (circa 500 pagine, non numerate allÕottavo volume) con un ritratto inciso in antiporta del primo volume.

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        Anfangsgründe der Probierkunst, nach den neuesten Grundsätzen der Chemie bearbeitet von J. F. A. Göttling.

      Leipzig Heinsius 1794 - (20 x 11,5 cm). XXX, 662 (24) S. Mit 7 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Letzte deutsche Ausgabe. - Cramer (1710-1777) nahm "in Bezug auf die Scheidekunst und auf die hüttenmännischen Schmelzprocesse unter seinen Zeitgenossen die hervorragendste Stellung ein. Mit seinem (obigen) Werk. brach er neue Bahn in dieser Wissenschaft, indem er sie frei von allen alchymistischen Träumereien, lediglich auf die durch genaue Beobachtung und gründliche Versuche gewonnenen Erfahrungen aufbaute." (ADB). - Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag. Vorsätze etwas stockfleckig, sonst nahezu fleckenfrei. Einband stärker berieben und bestoßen. - Ferguson I, 335; diese Ausgabe nicht bei Darmstaedter Probirbüchlein und Hoover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabulae neurologicae ad illustrandum historiam anatomicam cardiacorum nervorum, noni nervorum cerebri, glossopharyngaei, et pharyngaei ex octavo cerebri.

      Turin Comini 1794 - (67,5 x 48 cm). (4) 44 S. Mit 14 Kupfertafeln von F. Anderloni nach A. Scarpa. Moderner Halblederband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - "Scarpa's anatomic masterpiece, the product of twenty years of research on the nerves. The seven life-size plates illustrate the human glossopharyngeal, vagus and hypoglossal nerves, which had never before been correctly shown. Scarpa was also the first to delineate correctly the nerves of the heart, and showed that the terminal ramifications of the cardiac nerves are directly connected to cardiac muscular fibers. Scarpa also showed that nerves are not always excited by a stimulus, which shed light on the inhibitory function of the cardiac nerves" (Norman). - "Scarpa gebührt durch die Schönheit und die vollendete technische Wiedergabe seiner Abbildungen von Sinnesorganen und Nerven ein besonderer Platz in der Geschichte der anatomischen Darstellung" (Wagner, Das Anatomenbildnis). Die künstlerischen und fein gestochenen Illustrationen in vorliegendem Band liegen in einer Doppelfolge (linear und plastisch) vor. - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, sonst breitrandig und wohlerhalten. - Garrison-Morton 1253; Norman 1897; Waller 8545 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Select Views in Mysore, the Country of Tippoo Sultan; from Drawings Taken on the Spot by Mr. Home; with Historical Description.

      London / Bowyer 1794 - Folio. 48 S. Priv. HLn. Sprache: Englisch, Mit 3 gefalteten Plänen, 28 v. 29 Kupfertafeln nach Home (ohne doppelblattgroße kolorierte Kupferkarte). Einband vereinzelt fleckig; sonst sehr guter Zustand! 2200 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reinhart, Johann Christian. - "In Villa Borghese".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, auf kräftigem weißem Velin, 1794. Von Johann Christian Reinhart. 25,0 x 35,7 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 28,1 x 38,0 cm (Platte) / 30,5 x 40 cm (Blatt). Feuchtmayr 69 II (von II). In der Platte links unten signiert und datiert: "JC Reinhart fe. Roma 1794." Mittig Titel. - Hinreichender Rand um die Platte. Leichte Lager- und Alterungsspuren. Verso leichte Montagespuren. Insgesamt gute Erhaltung. Johann Christian Reinhart (1761 Hof - 1847 Rom). Seltener auch Johann Christian Reinhardt genannt. Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Radierer. Studierte in Leipzig Theologie. Unterricht bei Friedrich Oeser. Ab 1783 Kontakte mit Klengel in Dresden. 1786-89 Aufenthalt in Meiningen. Seit 1789 in Rom. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Druckstücke aus dem XV. Jahrhunderte, welche sich in der Bibliothek des regulirten Chorstiftes Beuerberg befinden.

      Augsburg: Conrad Heinrich Stage, 1794. hardcover. Gut. Mit Titelvignette und 23 Tafeln in Holzschnitt, davon eine gefaltet, sowie einigen kleinen Textholzschnitten. 8vo. (ca. 19 x 11,5 cm). Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschr. Rückenschild, 8 (von 11) Bll. 384 S. Besterman, Early printed books, 2047. Bigmore/Wyman I, 353. Einzige Ausgabe. - Es fehlen die 2 Blätter mit der Widmung an Carl Theodor, Pfalzgraf bey Rhein, Herzog in Ober- und Niederbaiern, sowie ein leeres Blatt. - Der seltene Katalog der Inkunabelsammlung des Augustinerklosters Beuerberg, dessen Bibliothek 1803 im Zuge der Säkularisierung aufgelöst wurde. Er beschreibt und kommentiert 434 Wiegendrucke, mit einem Schwerpunkt bei der Typographie. Die erste Abteilung enthält 291 Drucke mit Jahresangabe in chronologischer Reihenfolge. In der zweiten Abt. finden sich 136 undatierte Werke nach Druckorten. Die dritte Abt. führt schließlich "Defecte Bücher" auf. Abgeschlossen wird der Band mit zwei Registern: 1. "Alphabetisch-typographische Uebersicht..." (nach Druckorten und Druckern). 2. Alphabetisches Verzeichniß..." (nach Verfassern und Titeln). - Der blaue Pappband am Rücken nachgedunkelt, mit Druckstelle auf dem Vorderdeckel (ca. 1,5 x 2,5 cm), ansonsten nur wenig berieben. Innen gut erhalten und sauber, nur vereinzelt blass braunfleckig. Titelblatt am unteren Rand mit ganz kleiner Tintenspur. Namenszug "Oelsner" von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatz.

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        A Key to Physic and the Occult Sciences. Opening to Mental View, The System and Order of the Interior and Exterior Heavens; The Analogy Betwixt Angles, and Spirits of Men... [bound with] Appendix to Culpeper's British Herbal

      London: Self Published No date of publication, though circa 1794-1800. 395 pages, plus ten copper plates [with] 76 pages, plus 17 plates. Lacking plates opposite of page 311 and 312 (Formation of the Human Fetus, plate I and plate II) and opposite of page 344 (The Action of Quickening). Rebacked with leather spine covers and leather over corners, retaining early (original?) leather covers over boards. Raised spine band leather spine label. Original end leaves with book plate on front paste down. Leaves are darkened along edges and show scattered foxing, spots, and tide marks. A few leaves with some wear on edges and a couple of old repairs to tears in paper. Nicely repaired and now a solid and accessible copy. . Full Leather. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

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        Die Templer Statutenbuch des Ordens der Tempelherren Erster Theil (alles erschienen)

      First Edition, 496 pages sider, Berlin, 1794, Bound in a newer very full black Calf with raised bands , no titel on spine. Bound by Academischen Druck u. Verlagsanstalt i Graz 1982, by Buchbindermeister Gutmann With a plate of Jacob von Molay Letzter Grossmeister der Tempelherren

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        Tabuale Anatomicae quas ad illustrandum humani corporis fabricam. Collegit et curavit Iustus Christianus Loder. (Atlas Band)

      - Weimar, Landes-Industrie Comptoir, (1794)-1803, Folio, 182 (plus 12 Doppeltafeln; 32 gefässcolor.) Kupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Rücken erneuert, Deckel frisch bezogen; etwas Fingerfleckig; sehr gutes Exemplar. ERSTE AUSGABE! Justus Christian von Loder's (1753-1832) Hauptwerk. Erstklassige Kupferstecher wie J.A. Roux, J.C. Bock, J.B. Hössel, F. Kaiser, J.F. Schrötter schufen die insgesamt 1431 Darstellungen auf den ca. 200 Kupfertafeln. Loders Ziel war es "für alle Fächer der menschlichen Anatomie, die damals besten Abbildungen in ein Werk zu vereinigen, sowie nach eigenen Präparaten diese zu ergänzen, von den 1431 Figuren sind 1122 Copieen und 309 nach Präparaten gefertigte Originalzeichnungen." Choulant widmet dem Loder'schen Sammelwerk 2 Seiten in seiner Geschichte der anatomischen Abbildungen. Dort finden sich auch Hinweise über die Künstler und die von Loder benutzten Vorlagen. Loder war Professor in Jena, Sachsen-Weimarscher Leibarzt und Geheimrat. Nach der Einnahme durch Napoleon ging er nach Königsberg, später nach St. Petersburg und Moskau. First Edition of this magnificent atlas, really a pictorial encyclopedia of all the best anatomical depictions up to the time of Loder. Many of the anatomical discoveries of the late 18th and early 19th century were collected. Loders object was the compilation in one work of all the best representations then known in the different branches of anatomy, supplemented by representations of original preparations. In many plates the vascular system is represented in color. Loder held professorship in Jena, Halle, and the University of Moscow. "Two text- and two plate volumes. Weimar: Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, (1794)-1803. Large folio. Text vol. I: [14], 51 [1]; [2], 22; 78; [2], 74, 21-42 pp., text vol. II: [4], 112, (2); pp.113-162; 64, [2], 24; 162; [48] pp. Plate vol. I: 96 engraved plates (I to XC, including 6 outline plates); plate vol. II: 97 engraved plates (XCI to CLXXXII, including 8 folding, 5 outline, and 30 hand colored). In total 193 partly colored engraved plates. Contemporary half leather; minimal spotting; fine copy! Unique edition dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. Remarkable encyclopedic compilation of the anatomical knowledge of the eighteenth century adding recent discoveries at the dawn of the nineteenth century which have been combined into an atlas containing 182 engraved plates, numbered from I to XIC and XIIC to CLXXXII. Some have the cardiovascular system finished in colors. The work was published in six deliveries over several years. Complete copies are very rares. Loder was Chair of Anatomy in Jena, Halle and at the University of Moscow. Wellcome IIIp. 535; Heirs of Hippocrates, 696; Choulant-Frank, p.151f; Wellcome III, p. 535 ; Goldschmid, p.81; Heirs of Hippocrates 696 (latin ed.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage philosophique, politique et litteraire, fait en Russie pendant les années 1788 et 1789. Ouvrage dans lequel on trouvera avec beaucoup d'anecdotes, tout ce qu'il y a de plus intéressant et de vrai sur les moeurs des russes, leur population, leurs opinions religieuses, leurs préjugés, leurs usages, leur constitution politique, leurs forces de terre et de mer, et les progrès qu'ils ont faits dans les sciences, etc. Traduit du hollandais, avec une augmentation considérable. Par Chantreau. Avec carte et gravures en taille-douce. I-II.

      Hamburg, P. F. Fauche, 1794. 12:o. III-XX,314 s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta & 1 grav. plansch + XII,300 s. & 2 grav. plr. Två vackra samtida hfrbd med rikt guldornerade ryggar, bruna titeletiketter och gröna ovala nummerskyltar. Glättade snitt. Ryggarna lätt blekta. Bra inlagor med några svaga fuktränder på s. 227-28 i del I och några småfläckar i texten på s. 141-42 i del II. Avrivet hörn med pappers- och textförluster på s. 75-76 i del I. En gammal lagning i övre marginalen på s. 293 i del II. Med Louise Celsings namnteckning. Från Biby. Smutstitelbladet saknas i del I. De fina planscherna och kartan graverade av Gustav Georg Endner. Utkom första gången i Paris samma år. Boken är ett originalarbete och uppgiften om översättning fingerad. Elisabet Lovisa Celsing (1772-1866) fick Fjällskäfte och en tredjedel av Hellefors bruk som fideikommiss. Hon gifte sig 1791 med Elof Ihre (1766-1828).

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        A General Map of the World, or Terraqueouis Globe with all the New Discoveries and Marginal Delineations, Containing the Most Interesting Particulars in the Solar, Starry and Mundane System.

      "Una mappa assolutamente straordinaria e monumentale del mondo, rappresentato con la classica proiezione a doppio emisfero. Firmata da Samuel Dunn e datata 1794, la carta è basata sulla precedente ricerca cartografica di J. B. D'Anville. Pubblicata da Laurie e Whittle nell'edizione del "Thomas Kitchin's General Atlas, describing the Whole Universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert with many improvements by other eminent geographers, engraved on Sixty-Two plates, comprising Thirty Seven maps", stampato a Londra nel 1797. La mappa primaria è circondata in tutti i lati, da calcoli e descrizioni scientifiche dettagliate, nonché le tabelle degli stelle dell'emisfero settentrionale e meridionale, una mappa della Luna, un diagramma raffigurante latitudine e longitudine, una mappa del Sistema Solare e una proiezione mercatoriona del mondo. Tutto il testo è in inglese. Questa mappa segue poco dopo le esplorazioni del capitano Cook nell'Artico e nel Pacifico nordoccidentale, per cui è conosciuto il profilo generale del continente. L'Asia è particolarmente ben mappata, riflettendo le più recenti informazioni disponibili in Europa - soprattutto per quanto riguarda le esplorazioni di Vitus Bering e Tschirikow nell'Articolo siberiano. L'Australia appare completamente come "New Holland o Terra Australis". Nomi numerosi punti lungo la costa con appunti associati alle attività di vari esploratori. La terra di Van Diemen o Tasmania è curiosamente attaccata alla terraferma - un errore che molte vecchie mappe avevano corretto molto tempo prima. La Nuova Zelanda orientale è eccezionalmente ben formata. La maggior parte della regione è stata completamente mappata da Cook, anche se molti degli errori cartografici perpetuati da Quiros sono presenti. Poca traccia dell'Antartide o del grande continente meridionale, anche se l'isola di Bouvet appare come ""Sandwich Land"". Incisione in rame, stampata su quattro gradi fogli di carta coeva uniti (due a due), coloritura coeva dei contorni, in ottimo stato di conservazione." An absolutely stunning and monumental double hemisphere wall map of the world by Samuel Dunn dating to 1794. Drawn in London by Thomas Dunn based on earlier cartographic research by J. B. B. D'Anville. Published by Laurie and Whittle as plate nos. 1-2 in the 1797 edition of Thomas Kitchin's General Atlas, describing the Whole Universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert with many improvements by other eminent geographers, engraved on Sixty-Two plates, comprising Thirty Seven maps., Laurie & Whittle, London, 1797. Covers the entire world in a double hemisphere projection. The primary map is surrounded on all sides but detailed scientific calculations and descriptions as well as northern and southern hemisphere star charts, a map of the Moon, a Latitude and Longitude Analemma chart, a map of the Solar System, a Mercator projection of the world, an Analemma projection, a seasonal chart, a universal scale chart, and numerous smaller diagrams depicting planets and mathematical systems. All text is in English. This map follows shortly after the explorations of Captain Cook in the Arctic and Pacific Northwest, so the general outline of the continent is known. Asia is exceptionally well mapped reflecting the most recent information available in Europe - especially regarding the explorations of Vitus Bering and Tschirikow in the Siberian Arctic. Notes Macau, Formosa (Tay-oan), numerous silk route cities, the straits of Sin Capura (Singapore), Beijing (Peking), Edo (Tokyo) and Bombay. Australia appears in full as New Holland or Terra Australis. Names numerous points along the coast with associated notes regarding the activities of various explorers. Van Diemen's Land or Tasmania is curiously attached to the mainland - an error that many earlier maps had long ago corrected. Further east New Zealand is exceptionally well formed. Most of the region has been thoroughly mapped by Cook, though several of the cartographic errors perpetuated by Quiros are present. There is little trace of either Antarctica or the Great Southern continent, though Bouvet's Island does appear as 'Sandwich Land.' Very good condition. Four sheets joined.

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        Vollständige und gründliche Anweisung zur Verzeichnung der Land-, See- und Himmelscharten und der Netze zu Coniglobien und Kugeln.

      Erlagen Palm 1794 - (16,5 x 7,5 cm). (16) 623 S. Mit 7 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 2 gefalteten Tabellen. Pappband der Zeit. (Gründlicher und ausführlicher Unterricht zur praktischen Geometrie). Erste Ausgabe dieser grundlegenden Zusammenfassung des kartographischen Wissens seiner Zeit; mit Erklärungen zur Konstruktion von Netzen und verschiedenen Projektionsarten sowie zum Zeichnen von Landkarten. - Johann Tobias Mayer (1752-1830), Sohn des berühmten Mathematikers und Astronomen Tobias Mayer (1723-1762), war u.a. Professor für Mathematik und Physik in Erlangen und für Physik - als Nachfolger Lichtenbergs - in Göttingen. - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Eine Tafel gering angerändert und mit kleinem Feuchtfleck. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Poggendorff II, 92 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Guia política, eclesiástica y militar del Virreynato del Perú. Para el año de 1794.

      Impresa en la Imprenta Real de los Niños Huérfanos, 1794. Unanúe (1755-1833) was a polymath, physician, naturalist, meteorologist, cosmographer, university professor, and founder of the San Fernando Medical School. In his role as cosmographer to the viceroyalty, he produced just five of these guides to Peru (1793-97), each containing standard information on geography, political and religious divisions, political and religious position holders by name, highly important statistics, and a => much-coveted engraved map first created by Andres Baleto in 1792 and engraved by José Vazquez. While a goodly amount of data is the same in each edition of the Guia, annual statistics are not, and when new people were slotted into positions, the new names are given. Text appears on elegantly bordered pages. Binding: Marvelous contemporary sponge-mottled sheep binding, round spine richly gilt by repeated use of a small portion of a roll featuring a fine vinous pattern with fruit or berry. Searches of NUC and WorldCat locate => only three U.S. libraries reporting ownership (UC-San Diego, Lehigh, and Brown {not the JCB}).

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        Viage estático al mundo planetario, en que se observan el mecanismo y los principales fenómenos del Cielo; se indagan sus causas físicas, y se demuestran la existencia de Dios y sus admirables atributos.

      En Madrid, en la Imprenta de Aznar, 1793-1794. - 4 volumes petit in-4. 10ff. XXXII. 1f. 280pp. (i.e. 272). 1 planche dépliante. + 2ff. 292pp. 1 planche dépliante. + 10ff. 396pp. 1 planche dépliante. + 2ff. 323pp. Plein vélin de l'époque, dos lisse titré à l'encre brune (dos du premier volume décollé, quelques taches). Edition Originale. Le jésuite Lorenzo Hervás y Panduro (1735-1809), qui est considéré comme le père de la linguistique comparée, fut l'une des grandes figures du siècle des Lumières en Espagne. Quand les jésuites furent expulsés d'Espagne en 1767, il se rendit en Italie où il s'attela à la composition d'une grande encyclopédie des connaissances scientifiques de son époque ("Idea dell'Universo" 1778-1792, 21 volumes). Le présent ouvrage est une traduction et refonte complète de la partie de cette encyclopédie consacrée à l'astronomie, avec 3 planches gravées dépliantes hors-texte. Trace de mouillure affectant une quarantaine de feuillets à la fin du deuxième volume, plus prononcée sur les 5 derniers. Palau, 114449. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      R.WALKER, 1794. INGLESE 0,22 Pagine leggermente e naturalmente brunite da fattore tempo e con presenza di sporadica fioritura, litografie fuori testo ed a tutta pagina, con testatina, finalino e capolettera miniati, rilegatura in tutta pelle marrone, con abrasioni, spellature, usura alle punte e tagli lungo i morsi USATO

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        British Synonymy; or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in Familiar Conversation

      Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, London 1794 - First edition, with half-titles. [iv], viii, 423, [1]; [iv], 416 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. "An ambitious work, recalling in its preface her own Welsh origins, it specifically addressed itself to those who, like her husband, found English taxing . Its discriminating definitions and characteristic excursions offer real insights into an eighteenth-century mind, and the kind of entertainment wholly absent from a dictionary of synonyms" (ODNB). Dr. Johnson gets frequent mention, and his poem on the coming of age of Sir John Lade is printed complete for the first time on pp. 359-60. Rothschild 1552; Alston, III, 524; Fleeman, 94.4PBS/1a; Hazen 3254; Courtney 173 Bound in full mottled contemporary calf. Re-hinged and re-backed, preserving most of original spine. Small piece from margin of pp 257-8 and larger piece from pp. 301-2, vol. I, not affecting text. Sporadic foxing, heavy on last few leaves. Bookplate [iv], viii, 423, [1]; [iv], 416 pp. 2 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New Map of the Empire of Persia from Monsr dAnville

      Double-page engraved map, 505 x 570 mm, in fine original wash colour. Narrow upper and lower borders. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1st May,

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        [Hob XV: 18-20] Trois grand trios pour le clavecin ou piano forte avec l`accompagnement de violon & violoncelle. Oeuvre XXVI

      Berlin-Amsterdam : Hummel, PN 863, [1794]. - Stimmen. 31, 7, 7 S. 2 Titel: Titel Cellostimme leicht fleckig, Titel Klavierstimme mit gr. Einriss, unterklebt. Frühe holländische Ausgabe, im selben Jahr als die Erstausgabe (Artaria) erschienen). Mit hübscher Titelverzierung. RISM H/HH 3716.Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration

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        Victoire signalée remportée sur les Français

      Du Bureau de l'Amirauté le 10 Juin. Folio. 3, [1], pp. Unbound and untrimmed as issued. [London?,

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        [Armfeltska processen]. Kongl. maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts protocoller uti undersökningsmålet, angående förrädiska stämplingar, hwarföre åtskillige personer tiltalte och häcktade blifwit.

      Stockholm, tryckte hos A. J. Nordström, 1794. 4:o. 276, 267-270, 281-336, (3), 390-474, 425-848 s. Bunden med: Kongl. maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts utslag, uti det derstädes til ransakning och omedelbart afdömande förekomne högmål, angående förräderi och wådelige stämplingar emot konungen och riket; hwarföre åtskillige personer tiltalde och : häktade blifwit. Gifwet och afsagdt i Stockholm den 30 julii 1794. Stockholm. Tryckt hos Anders Jacobsson Norström, 1794. 4:o. 80 s. Bunden med: Register öfwer Kongl. Maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts protocoller uti undersöknings målet, angående förrädiske stämplingar, hwarföre åtskillige personer bifwit tiltalte, häcktade och dömde. Stockholm, Tryckt hos Anders Jacobsson Nordström, 1795. 4:o. 22 s. Samtida halvskinnband i kalv. Rygg med röd och grön titeletikett i skinn samt sparsam gulddekor. Rödfärgade snitt. Främre försättsblad saknas. Repa på främre pärm där pärmpapper saknas 8 x 60 mm. Brunfläck på sidan 335/336 och 519/520. Första 8 sidorna i den första följdskriften med fuktrand i övre marginalen. Namnteckning J. Lagerheim samt exlibris Adam Lewenhaupt på främre pärms spegel. Nutida tillskrift på titelbladets baksida "lagman Jöran Schröderheim sid 178". 21,5 x 17 cm. Setterwall 3352.

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        Third Congress of the United States: At the first session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. An Act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States

      [Philadelphia]: [Printed by Childs and Swaine], 1794. First edition. Broadsheet. A very good copy, sharp impressions, minor browning at edges, a few old marginal stitch marks, nick to one corner, small inked numerals at upper margin, probably from prior collation.. 1 sheet ([2] pp.). Approved-May the ninth, 1794 and signed in type: "Go: Washington, President of the United States;" also signed in type, "John Adams, Vice-President," and "Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House." "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized to require of the executives of the several states, to take effectual measures, as soon as may be, to organize, arm and equip, according to law, and hold in readiness to march at a moment's warning, the following proportions, respectively, of eighty thousand effective militia, officers included, to wit:" Thus begins the first section of the act (with a long list of the numerical quotas for troops from each state) for a force capable to quelling a growing rebellion threatening the power of the Federal government. Burdened by Revolutionary War debt assumed from the states to achieve ratification of the Constitution, the Federal government needed revenue, and Alexander Hamilton pushed for a excise tax on whiskey production. It did not go over well. Western farmers saw the tax as an abuse of Federal authority. In 1792, George Washington issued a proclamation against resistance to law, but to little avail. As violence against tax collectors increased, it was soon obvious stronger measures were needed against this first real rebellion to Federal authority, and thus this act was passed to prepare for its suppression should conditions warrant the use of force. In his circular of the 19th of June to the Governors, enclosing a copy of the law, Secretary of War, Henry Knox wrote with Washington's approval: "It is the earnest desire of the President that your Excellency would immediately take the most effectual means that the whole of the militia of Pennsylvania not comprised within the foregoing requisition, be armed and equipped according to law. The people of the United States encreasing rapidly in wealth, population, and importance among the nations, ought not to indulge the expectation of being exempt from those agitations and dangers, which seem inseparable from the human character. But it is our highest duty that we should be in a perfect condition to preserve and defend oureselves against every injury to which we may be liable as a nation. The President therefore hopes for a prompt and universal compliance with the law, as a measure upon which, under the protection of Heaven, our freedom and security may depend." Three months later, a militia force of 12,950 men led by Washington, headed to western Pennsylvania and the rebellion collapsed. There are two issues of this act: Evans 27852 and Shipton & Mooney 47286, the former 2 pages and the latter 1 page, both with few institutional holdings. OCLC show three locations of this edition of two pages: American Antiquarian Society, John Carter Brown Library, and Library Company of Philadelphia, but there is also one at the Library of Congress, which also holds the one page issue, found at two further libraries: Rutgers and Historical Society of Pennsylvania (at LCP). Evans 27852. ESTC W14568. NAIP w014568.

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        Lettere sui primi libri a stampa di alcune Città e Terre dell'Italia superiore, parte sinora sconosciuti, parte nuovamente illustrati.

      nella stamperia di Carlo Palese, Venezia 1794 - 2 parti in 1 volume iin-4 (270x200 mm.), con numerazione continua di pp. CXXXII, legatura originale in cartonato rustico. Piccola etichetta di libreria antiquaria applicata al contropiatto. Perfetto esemplare impresso nitidamente su carta forte, freschissimo e a margini massimi. Prima edizione di opera divisa in due sezioni, o ''Lettere'' (amendue con proprio frontespizio) la prima delle quali riguarda la tipografia genovese ("Lettera prima. Monumenti della Tipografia Genovese nel secolo XV"), la seconda quella pavese e bresciana ("Lettera seconda. Primi Monumenti della Pavese e Bresciana Tipografia nuovamente scoperti"). Bibliografia: Bonamici p. 27: "Non comune. Trovansi in quest'opera ottime notizie di edizioni fatte in Brescia, in Genova, in Milano ed altrove, che erano o ignote o mal conosciute". Bigmore & Wyman I-70. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historiarum libri qui supersunt omnes ex recensione Arn. Drakenborchii.

      London, M. Ritchie & J. Sammels, 1794, otto volumi in-4to legature coeve in piena pelle (alcune lievi spellature) con impressioni a secco ai piatti, fregi e titoli dorati ai dorsi, tagli marmorizzati, pp. XLVI-(2)-420 + 423 + 460 +451 + 442 + 430 + 487 + (circa 500 pagine, non numerate all'ottavo volume) con un ritratto inciso in antiporta del primo volume.

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        An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises [with] Copies of Opinions Ascribed to Eminent Council [etc.]. The Fifth Edition, with Notes and Comments, By John Joseph Powell, Esq; Barrister at Law [etc.]. Two Volumes [Complete]

      The rare, final Irish edition of a truly modern legal treatise, a "classic [written by] one of the great real property lawyers of [the 18th] century", in Holdsworth's words; one copy of volume one in the British Isles in ESTC, none of volume two. Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed and scraped, but sound, light browning and foxing; Thomas Settle's copy with his ownership signatures and bookstickers. [1] H. Watt [2] John Exshaw and John Rice, Dublin, 1794-1796.

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        System der Freymaurer-Loge Wahrheit und Einigkeit zu drey gekrönten Säulen in P***. Philadelphia, 1594 (d.i. Prag, Schönfeld, 1794). 2 Bll., 434 S. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette. Schlichter Interims-Pp. d. Zt. (angestaubt, berieben).

      1794 - Wolfstieg 33875; Holzmann/Boh. VII, 9848.- Erste Ausgabe.- 'Höchst selten. Gesetzbuch der Loge, deren Grundlage das Zinnendorfsche System bildet. Ritual für die drei Johannisgrade, Annalen der Loge von 1783 bis 1790, zugest. von O. Reilly. Beigefügt ist eine Rede über die Verbindung der Künste und Wissenschaften mit der Mrei .' (Wolfstieg).- Teils unbeschnitten.- Titel mit altem Namensstempel.- > Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tabuale Anatomicae quas ad illustrandum humani corporis fabricam. Collegit et curavit Iustus Christianus Loder. (Atlas Band)

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie Comptoir, (1794)-1803, Folio, 182 (plus 12 Doppeltafeln 32 gefässcolor.) Kupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit Rücken erneuert, Deckel frisch bezogen etwas Fingerfleckig sehr gutes Exemplar. ERSTE AUSGABE!Justus Christian von Loder's (1753-1832) Hauptwerk. Erstklassige Kupferstecher wie J.A. Roux, J.C. Bock, J.B. Hössel, F. Kaiser, J.F. Schrötter schufen die insgesamt 1431 Darstellungen auf den ca. 200 Kupfertafeln. Loders Ziel war es "für alle Fächer der menschlichen Anatomie, die damals besten Abbildungen in ein Werk zu vereinigen, sowie nach eigenen Präparaten diese zu ergänzen, von den 1431 Figuren sind 1122 Copieen und 309 nach Präparaten gefertigte Originalzeichnungen.." Choulant widmet dem Loder'schen Sammelwerk 2 Seiten in seiner Geschichte der anatomischen Abbildungen. Dort finden sich auch Hinweise über die Künstler und die von Loder benutzten Vorlagen. Loder war Professor in Jena, Sachsen-Weimarscher Leibarzt und Geheimrat. Nach der Einnahme durch Napoleon ging er nach Königsberg, später nach St. Petersburg und Moskau.First Edition of this magnificent atlas, really a pictorial encyclopedia of all the best anatomical depictions up to the time of Loder. Many of the anatomical discoveries of the late 18th and early 19th century were collected. Loders object was the compilation in one work of all the best representations then known in the different branches of anatomy, supplemented by representations of original preparations. In many plates the vascular system is represented in color. Loder held professorship in Jena, Halle, and the University of Moscow."Two text- and two plate volumes. Weimar: Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, (1794)-1803. Large folio. Text vol. I: [14], 51 [1] [2], 22 78 [2], 74, 21-42 pp., text vol. II: [4], 112, (2) pp.113-162 64, [2], 24 162 [48] pp. Plate vol. I: 96 engraved plates (I to XC, including 6 outline plates) plate vol. II: 97 engraved plates (XCI to CLXXXII, including 8 folding, 5 outline, and 30 hand colored). In total 193 partly colored engraved plates. Contemporary half leather minimal spotting fine copy!Unique edition dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. Remarkable encyclopedic compilation of the anatomical knowledge of the eighteenth century adding recent discoveries at the dawn of the nineteenth century which have been combined into an atlas containing 182 engraved plates, numbered from I to XIC and XIIC to CLXXXII. Some have the cardiovascular system finished in colors. The work was published in six deliveries over several years. Complete copies are very rares. Loder was Chair of Anatomy in Jena, Halle and at the University of Moscow.Wellcome IIIp. 535 Heirs of Hippocrates, 696 Choulant-Frank, p.151f Wellcome III, p. 535 Goldschmid, p.81 Heirs of Hippocrates 696 (latin ed.).

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        Experimental Enquiry Concerning the Natural Powers of Wind and Water to Turn Mills and Other Machines Depending on a Circular Motion. And an Experimental Examination of the Quantity and Proportion of Mechanic Power Necessary to be employed in giving different degrees of Velocity to Heavy Bodies from a State of Rest. Also New Fundamental Experiments upon the Collision of Bodies. With Five Plates of Machines.

      London: Printed for I. and J. Taylor, 1794.. FIRST EDITION in book form. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.[2] iv; 110 [2]. With five folding copper-engraved plates at rear, and two folding tables. In recent red half calf with two raised bands, gilt titles to spine and red cloth boards. Mark to verso of title page where a label has been removed. Spotting to final plate. Spine lightly sunned; some minor handling to binding. Very good overall. The complete text of papers given at the Royal Society in 1759, 1776 and 1782, originally published in contemporary journals and here reproduced together in book form for the first time. Smeaton is considered the father of modern Civil Engineering and is noted for the construction of numerous Lighthouses, Water Mills, Bridges, Piers and Canals.

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