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        Beschreibung v.Prag, 4 Bde., 1794-1797, Schaller J

      Schaller Jaroslaus - Prag. - Schaller, Jaroslaus. Beschreibung der königlichen Haupt und Residenzstadt Prag sammt allen darin befindlichen sehenswürdigen Merkwürdigkeiten. 4 Bde. Prag, Gerzabeck, 1794-97. 8°. 8 teilw. gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Mit 4 gest. Titvign., 4 gest. Kopfvign. (Wappen), 7 (2 gef.) Kupfertaf. u. 1 gef. gest. Plan. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rverg. u. Rsch. Erste Ausgabe des topographisch-historischen Standardwerks. - Die Tafeln mit Porträt, Wappen u. Ansichten. Kollation: Bd.I: Die Stadt Hradschin oder das IV. Hauptviertel der Stadt Prag. 8 Bll., 534 SS., 9 Bll. 1 Tafel: Der Grundriß der prager Metropolitankirche-Die Mittagsseite der prager Metropolitankirche. II. Die Kleinseite oder das III. Hauptviertel von Prag. 5 Bll., 367 SS., 3 Bll. eine Tafel: Siegel und Wappen. III. Die Altstadt oder das I. Hauptviertel der Stadt Prag. 8 Bll., 754 SS., 9 Bll. 3 Tafeln: Altstädter Wappen, Plan des Gebiets zwischen Jesuiter- und Plattnergasse (Falttafel), Georgius Deodatus Damascenus (portrait). IV. Die Neustadt oder das II. Hauptviertel der Stadt Prag sammt dem Wischehrad. 8 Bll., 500 SS., 6 Bll., 2 Tafeln u. ein Siegel: Ecclesia Zderasensis SS Aposto. Petri et Pauli a Letoslao de de Swabenitz aedificata, sirca A. Dom. 1122 perfecta., (Hradschin im Mittelalter) A. St. Peter u. Paul Kirche. B. St. Clemens Kirche. . E. Die königl Burg. - Meist etwas stockfl., stellenw. leicht gebräunt. Einbde. gering beschabt, Bd. 4 etwas kleiner, vord. Gelenk unten stärker beschädigt. Referenz: Nebenhay/Wagner, Nr. 623. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        IL GIARDINO BEVILACQUA. Descrizione.

      Giuseppe Rinaldi,: Ferrara, 1794. Ferrara Giuseppe Rinaldi, 1794. The gardens of Bevilacqua were created in the 1780s for the palace of the marquis Camillo Bevilacqua of Ferrara . The 4 hectare site was located within the city and laid out by the local architect Luigi Cosimo Bertelli. The square site was surrounded by a high wall that enclosed numerous ornamental structures and decorative sculptures, including a Neptune fountain, a grove with four temples, a spa, theatre, greenhouse, aviary, maze and a small hill with a coffee house at its top. In addition to its botanical garden the site was also well known for a large collection of citrus trees.A main avenue was adorned with 100 marble statues. Most of these, however, were removed, and the rest of the gardens pillaged, when Napoleon invaded Ferrara in 1796. Further destruction occurred in the mid-nineteenth century when the property was purchased by the Count Francesco Massari and the grounds were transformed into an English garden. Renamed as parco Massari, they became a public park in 1936. Campi was a local abbot and frequent visitor to the gardens, and we can thank him for leaving us such a detailed account of this significant garden, recorded at the short-lived moment of its greatest interest. Scarce; OCLC locates only 4 copies (BL, Getty, Michigan State Univ. and the bibliothek de Universitat der Kunste). Small 8vo (19 x 13.5 cm); 47 pp. Early flexible marbled boards with blank paper spine label; light stain in margin of the last 6 leaves and inner rear paste down.

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        Allgemeines Küchenlexikon für Frauenzimmer welche ihre Küche selbst besorgen oder unter ihrer Aufsicht besorgen lassen. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Leipzig: Voß und Co 1794 - Groß-8°. VI S., 1 Bl., 1408 Sp.; 2 Bl., Sp. 9-1494, 2 w. Bl.: einige Textholzschnitte. Halblederband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden mit Rückenschild, Deckel beschabt, Rückenbezug berieben, an den Kapitalen mit kleinen Fehlstellen und etwas eingerissen, Rotschnitt. 1. Ausgabe. - Umfangreiches Kochbuch, das nicht nur Lexikon ist, sondern in alphabetischer Folge ausführliche Rezepte enthält. - Zu "Trenschiren" 18 Abbildungen zum Zerlegen von Geflügel, Hase, Kalbskopf etc., zu "Tafel" 6 Holzschnitte mit Gedeckbeispielen. - Es werden auch Getränke und Genußmittel wie Wein, Bier, Kaffee, Tabak etc. behandelt. - Vorderer Vorsatz in alter sauberer Handschrift mit Bemerkungen zum Werk beschrieben, Titel etwas fleckig und mit altem Besitzvermerk, anfangs im Bug unten mit kleiner Wurmspur, sonst innen nahezu fleckenlos. - Trotz der Gebrauchsspuren am zeitgenössischen Einband gutes Exemplar von ungewöhnlich sauberer Innenerhaltung. - Drexel 1074; Horn-Arndt 213; Walterspiel 308. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Scheppler & Müller]
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        Pantheon der Deutschen., Erster und zweiter Band (von drei). Der 1. Band enthält die Charakteristiken des Martin Luther von Ernst Karl Wieland, des Friedrich II. König von Preußen von Heinrich Würzer. Der 2. Band enthält die Charakteristiken des Kaiser Rudolph von Habsburg, des Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von Leibnitz von Johann August Eberhard sowie des Gotthold Ephraim Lessing von Johann Friedrich Schink.

      Chemnitz, bey Karl Gottlieb Hofmann, 1794 / 1795. - 1. Band: Frontispiz, gestochener Titel mit Titelvignette, (14), CX, (2) 410 Seiten, zwei Porträt-Kupfer, 12 Kupfertafeln; 2. Band: Frontispiz, gestochener Titel mit Titelvignette, XXXVI, 135 (1), 194, 192 S., 3 Porträt-Kupfer, 9 Kupfertafeln, (zwischen S. XVI und XVII ein ungezähltes Blatt des Verlags in dem mitgeteilt wird, daß das "Kupfer ‘Lessing beweist seine Urtheile‘ , durch einen Unfall verunglückt ist" und "bei Ablieferung des dritten Theils zur Michaelismesse 1796 mit ausgegeben werden" soll. Rümann 841. Die charakterisierenden Kupfer mit Szenen aus dem Leben der Porträtierten wurden von Wilhelm Arndt, Daniel Berger, Christian Gottlieb Geyser, Clemens Kohl, Christian Schule u.a. nach Vorlagen von Georg Vincenz Kininger und Johann David Schubert gestochen. - Bezugspapier am Rücken angeplatzt, beim 2. Band teils abgeplatzt, innen saubere und breitrandige unbeschnittene, (Band 2 unaufgeschnitten) Exemplare in der Interims-Broschur. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1300 20, 3 x 13 cm, illustrierte Original-Interimsbroschuren mit gestochenen allegorischen Darstellungen auf Vorder- und Hinterdeckeln. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Matthias Severin Antiquariat]
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        Poems, in English, Scotch, and Latin

      Paisley: Printed by J. Neilson for the Author, 1794. Extremely scarce title. There is a contemporary inscription facing the title page: These poems are the works of my most kind and dear early fried James Grahame, author of The Sabbath. I never saw another copy, and doubt if there are half-a-dozen in existence. [signed] J. Richardson [?]. He bought them all [?] and destroyed them. There is a further, probably modern note in pencil after Richardson's signature: Friend of Sir Walter Scott. 140p. 22cm. Subjects: English literature -- Poetry -- 18th century -- Early works before 1800. Extremely scarce title. There is a contemporary inscription facing the title page: These poems are the works of my most kind and dear early fried James Grahame, author of The Sabbath. I never saw another copy, and doubt if there are half-a-dozen in existence. [signed] J. Richardson [?]. He bought them all [?] and destroyed them. There is a further, probably modern note in pencil after Richardson's signature: Friend of Sir Walter Scott. 140p. 22cm. Subjects: English literature -- Poetry -- 18th century -- Early works before 1800.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language The Fourth Edition, with additions and improvements; A Compendious Geographical Dictionary The second edition. Embellished with maps; [MAIR, John.] A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar

      London: for W. Peacock, 1794–95 - 3 works, duodecimo (127 × 83 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, flat spines gilt in compartments, gilt rules to sides, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Housed together in a contemporary book-form case in red morocco gilt to match, with a curved spine forming the box lid, held with a metal clasp and leather hinge (the hinge now defective, though the lid still sits neatly on the box), gold paper edges. Contemporary ownership inscriptions of Caroline Georgiana Anderson. Small knock at head of box lid, sides with minor scrapes from the metal clasp, internally excellent; overall a most attractive set. Second work with 7 folding engraved maps coloured in outline, one as frontispiece; third work with 12 folding engraved maps coloured in outline, one as frontispiece; first and second works printed in double column. A most attractive trio of 18th-century desk dictionaries and geographical-historical reference works, housed together in a book-form case. Dictionary of the English Language: Alston, V, 333; Compendious Geographical Dictionary: Alston, XI, 146.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Formularios para los documentos de cuenta y Razón del recibo, cargo consumo u otra salida, reemplazos y entrega de los pertrechos marineros y militares de los Baxeles del Rey del Título II tratado 6 y título III tratado V Iº de las Ordenanzas G

      Viuda de D. Joachin Ibarra. Imprenta Real 1794 Madrid Encuadernación en plena piel, pasta española de época con nervios, dorados y tejuelo, guardas de agua de época. Pequeñas pérdida en parte inferior del lomo, cortes tintados. 30x5x21,5 cm. 6h+123pp y 5h+145pp (=78050=) Ver imagen

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alcaná]
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        Cary's New Map of England and Wales with part of Scotland.

      J. Cary, London 1794 - First printing. a clean unmarked copy in slightly later boards, spine renewed. Small repair to title page and some margins a bit foxed, as it the title page. Short closed tear ot margin of plate 74. Bound without sheets 62 and 80 as usual both of which are blanks. All sheets with original hand colouring. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Broadford Books]
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        [K 620] Die Zauberflöte. Eine grosse Oper in zwey Aufzügen für Clavier oder Pianoforte

      . Leipzig : in Commission der Breitkopfischen Musikhandlung, [ohne VN/PN], [1794]. - [2] Bll. (Titelkupfer, Titerl), 98 einzeln numerierte Seiten, 99 einzeln numerierte Seiten, In losen Lagen. Ohne den Zwischentiteln. Verlaugsaufkleber auf Titel gelöscht. Pp. d. Zt. Leicht stockfleckig..

      [Bookseller: Musikantiquariat Paul van Kuik]
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        Ristretto di pratica criminale raccolto da piu' scelti e rinomati autori in cui saranno citati i loro sentimenti non solo, ma le loro sentenze. Con un facile metodo di poter formare ogni e qualunque sorta di processo

      Giovanni Buratti, Piobbico 1794 - In 8, pp. (2) + 160. Qualche tarletto a poche pp. con minima lesione del testo. Br. rifatta. Manuale di pratica criminale che bene evidenzia come nello Stato Pontificio trent'anni dopo la pubblicazione dell'opera del Beccaria la prassi criminale fosse la stessa di due secoli prima: l'atroce si oppone ancora all'atroce all'insegna di una simmetria della vendetta. Napoleone e' ormai in Italia, i grandi riformatori hanno scritto le loro opere maggiormente significative, il diritto di punire e' stato spostato dalla vendetta del sovrano alla difesa della societa' (cfr. Foucault, Sorvegliare e punire, p. 98), eppure le voci tortura e tormento occupano gran parte del sommario e i riferimenti giuridici sono Farinacei, Pellegrini. ITA

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        The History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War (2 volumes)

      Printed for Messrs. P. Wogan, P. Byrne, J. Moore, and W. Jones, Dublin, Ireland 1794 - full brown leather; rear boards of volume 1 are detached; some wear at corner tips; ownr's names and plate; Stedman's History is generally considered the best contemporary account of the American Revolution written from the British side. As some authorities give William Thomson as the author of the work, the following notes may be of interest: The author was apparently the American loyalist, who was born in Philadelphia, served as Commissary of Prisoners under Howe, etc., was retired as colonel on half-pay, was appointed to examine the claims of American loyalists, and died when deputy-comptroller of the Stamp-office in June, 1812. no maps in this edition Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Investigacion de la Naturaleza y Causas de la Riqueza de las Naciones

      Valladolid: En la Oficina de la Vuida é Hijos de Santander, , 1794. 4 volumes, octavo bound in fours. Contemporary tree calf, flat spines decorated gilt, contrasting morocco labels. A very fine set. First edition in Spanish of The Wealth of Nations, translated by Josef Alfonso Ortiz, a lawyer attached to the royal councils and chancery in Valladolid and a professor of canon law and sacred theology. Ortiz claimed he had translated from the eighth edition, which is clearly an error. According to Tribe, this is a translation from the third edition of 1784, but R. S. Smith suggests the fifth, of 1789.

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        Cary's New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland. On Which Are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities, Market and Borough Towns,...

      London J. Cary 1794. G : in Good condition. Library rebind with new eps. Some remnants of labels on paste-down and fep. Neat repair to fore edge of verso of title page. Some light scattered foxing and page edge darkening. Bound without 4 plates, two of which are blanks First Edition Brown hardback cloth cover 320mm x 240mm (13" x 9"). Plates, + 85pp index, + 3pp subscribers list. Frontispiece title page engraving and dedication page; Coloured general explanation map, and 77 [of 81] hand coloured plates. Lacks plates 67 and 69; and blank plates 62 and 80. '... Parishes, and Most Considerable Hamlets, Parks, Forests Delineated form Actual Surveys and Materially Assisted From Authentic Documents Liberally Supplied by the Right Honourable the Post Master General.'.

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        An Universal System of Natural History : Including the Natural History of Man. Volumes I and II

      London : Printed for the proprietor, and sold by Champante, 1794-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes, Volume I: Man and Volume II: Simia. 1794-1795. 456, 16 pl; 420p., 18 pl. Bound in contemporary 3/4 dark green leather. Gilt spine. 5 raised bands. Marbled boards, page ends, and endpapers. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Hinges repaired. Volume I lacking 4 pl.; Volume II lacking 2 pl. Plates are hand colored in contemporary hand. Scattered foxing. Ebenezer Sibly was an English physician, astrologer and writer on the occult. In this book, in a form of environmental monogenism, Sibly claimed that the White Race was the first on earth: "We must consider white as the stock whence all others have sprung, Adam and Eve and all their posterity, till the time of the deluge were white; in the first age of the world no black nation was to be found on the face of the earth." Sibly believed that humans had not reached Africa until after the dispersal from the Tower of Babel, that the continent's first inhabitants had been white, and that Africans had become dark only as a result of climate.

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        Observations on the Disease of the Hip Joint; to which are added, some Remarks on White Swellings of the Knee, The Caries of the Joint of the Wrist and other similar complaints; The whole Illustrated by Cases, and engravings taken from the diseased parts

      London : C Dilly, 1794 A fair copy of the 1st edition of this extremely scarce work. Edward Ford (1746 -1809) was a London surgeon. He became a Member of the Court Assistants of the Royal College of Surgeons and was Surgeon to the Westminster General Dispensary from 1780 - 1801. This work, based on his experience, was extremely popular and 2 further printings were organised by his nephew. This copy came from the Library of the Richmond Physical Society, Dublin, which was founded in 1812 at the Richmond Surgical Hospital, House of Industry. It has their bookplate on the front pastedown and House of Industry (or workhouse) stamps to the title page, p 229 and the reverse of one plate. It has been bound in a new plain buckram binding, with gilt titles and new endpapers. The binding is in very good condition. Internally: title page, dedication, preface pp vii-xvi, contents, errata, text pp 1 - 258 (including plate descriptions) and 6 of 8 plates (lacking plates 6 and 7, one of which is folding). The contents have some browning to pages, the occasional mark (sometimes of ink) and some scholarly annotation and lining - mostly pencil (probably from those consulting it at the hospital) The plates are not bound in order and plates 4 and 5 have some repair.

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        A Geohydrographic Draught of the Northern Circars or Maritime Provinces on the Coasts of Golconda and Orissa from all the Original Surveys extant of those Parts

      London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. unbound. Sea chart. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 21" x 30.25". Sheet measures 23.5" x 33.75". Stunning sea chart of the coasts of Golconda Coast and Odisha in East India. Extends from Ongole north to Jagannath Puri (Puri) and Konark in Odisha. Also identifies the site of the famous Black Pagoda, the 13th century Sun Temple which still stands today and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Both Puri and Konark are important pilgrimage destinations. Spectacularly details inland features including roads, rivers, lakes, cities, etc. The chart includes rhumb lines, depth shoals, an enchanting compass rose and two inset maps. First inset features the plan of the town and harbor of Visakhapatnam, detailing batteries, forts and various inland features. Second inset details the Fort of Bimilipatnam (Bheemunipatnam) taken from the Dutch. The coast lines are further illustrated with with several topographical cross sections. Robert Laurie (c. 1755 - 1836) and James Whittle (1757-1818) were London-based map and atlas publishers active in the late 18th and early 19th century. Their firm combined Laurie's engraving skills with Whittle's social contacts and print sales experience. Together, they published numerous maps and atlases, often enlisting prominent cartographers such as Kitchin, Faden, Jefferys and others to update and modify their plates. Full original margins. Centerfold reinforced. With its beautiful and unusual visual approach, this incredibly scarce sea chart is rarely available for sale.

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        Oeuvres de Boullanger

      àAmsterdam: S.n., 1794. Fine. S.n., àAmsterdam 1794, 3 volumes in-8 (12x20cm), (4) 396pp. ; (4) 408pp. et (4) 342pp. (1f. bl.) (4) 366pp. et (4) 374pp. ; 420pp., 6 tomes reliés en 3 volumes. - Binders of the time full fair calf. spine smooth ornate coffered and gilded florets and red morocco title of coins and green volume numbers pieces with inlay red morocco. Fine golden lace framing boards. Golden wheels on the cuts and caps. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après la première collective parue également à Amsterdam en 1775 et réalisée par d'Holbach. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau blond. Dos lisses richement ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre de maroquin rouge et de pièces de tomaisons vertes avec incrustation de maroquin rouge. Fines dentelles dorées en encadrement des plats. Roulettes dorées sur les coupes et les coiffes. Toutes tranches marbrées. Coiffes un peu frottées et quelques travaux de vers sans gravité. Chaque volume présente une mouillure en marge extérieure. Assez bon exemplaire, de bel aspect. Le premier volume contient le texte le plus fameux de l'auteur : L'Antiquité dévoilée, le second les Recherches sur le despotisme oriental, un Essai philosophique que le gouvernement ainsi que d'autres textes : Esope fabuliste, Du bonheur, Le Christianisme dévoilé, Dissertation sur Elie et Enoch, Examen critique de Saint Paul et Dissertation sur Saint Pierre. L' "Extrait d'une lettre sur la vie et les ouvrages de Mr. Boulanger" qui le précède serait de Diderot d'après Grimm. Le Christianisme dévoilé serait quant à lui de D'Holbach, tandis que Les Recherches sur le despotisme oriental est un ouvrage collectif réunissant d'Holbach et Boullanger. Autour du baron d'Holbach se crée une sorte de coterie (avec des auteurs tels que Diderot, Boulanger ou Naigeon), d'association spirituelle de personnages ayant tous travaillé au grand oeuvre de l'Encyclopédie et qui s'assemblent autour d'un certain nombre d'idées fortes : une critique de la superstition religieuse mais aussi philosophique, un matérialisme athée et une politique utilitariste ; chacun des auteurs oeuvre à la déconstruction du christianisme et à l'édification du matérialisme réalisant le vrai combat des Lumières pour un affranchissement de l'homme des contraintes religieuses, spirituelles et politiques.  

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        Fascinating document! Patrick Henry signs a receipt for custom made shirts - witnessed and signed by Henry's daughter Sarah

      [Virginia], December 13, 1794. 7.5" x 2". "Manuscript Document Signed ""P. Henry"" in text, 1 page, 7.5' x 2"". [Virginia], December 13, 1794. Receipt signed with an ""X"" by Anne Clark. Witnessed by ""Sarah Henry."" Uniformly lightly foxed, faint show-through from verso not behind Patrick Henry's signature. Attested to by ""Sarah Henry."" Fine condition.Signed by Patrick Henry in the blank space left for his name in the first line. In full, ""13th Decr 1794 Recd from P. Henry twenty four Shillings for making Shirts for Jno. H. Christian. Recd by me"" signed ""X,"" penned ""her"" above and ""Mark"" below. ""Anne"" and ""Clark"" are penned at each side of the ""X"". John Henry Christian (1781-1800) was Patrick Henry's 13-year-old nephew. Henry was also Christian's legal guardian. John's parents were Col. William Christian (1743-1786) and Patrick Henry's sister Anne (1738-1790). 14-year-old Sarah Henry (1780-1850) was a daughter of Patrick Henry and his second wife, Dorothea Spotswood Henry."

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        Poems, in English, Scotch, and Latin

      Paisley: Printed by J. Neilson for the Author, 1794, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good. Fair to good copy bound in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt-blocked titles to spine. The calf is somewhat worn and scuffed, particularly around the spine cover. Panel edges dulled and rubbed. Front board is loose, otherwise the text block is tight and intact. Lacking pages 121 & 122 although text appears complete. Pages are reasonably bright and clean considering the age of the books, with some just some light, scattered dust-toning evident. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages; Extremely scarce title. There is a contemporary inscription facing the title page: "These poems are the works of my most kind and dear early fried James Grahame, author of The Sabbath. I never saw another copy, and doubt if there are half-a-dozen in existence. [signed] J. Richardson [?]. He bought them all [?] and destroyed them." There is a further, probably modern note in pencil after Richardson's signature: "Friend of Sir Walter Scott." 140p. 22cm. Subjects: English literature -- Poetry -- 18th century -- Early works before 1800.

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        Histoire de l’art chez les anciens

      1794. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Jansen, 1794 et 1803. 3 volumes in/4 en reliure plein veau du temps tacheté, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés et pièces de titre rouge et marron, tranches rouges, frontispices, bandeaux, vignettes, 65 illustrations hors-texte - tome 1 : cij d?'avertissement, préface, éloge.., 695 p., 25 planches - tome 2 : 692 p., 37 planches - tome 3 : (1803) 405 p., 3 planches. Petits défaut à signaler : Tome 1 : coiffe supérieure abîmée avec un petit manque. Rousseurs claires éparses. légère décharge d?'une planche (feuillet lxxxji). Beaux exemplaires avec de fines illustrations : bandeaux, vignettes et planches. Johann Joachim Winckelmann, ( 1717 - 1768), archéologue, antiquaire et historien de l?'art allemand. Il peut être considéré comme le fondateur de l?'histoire de l'art et de l?'archéologie en tant que disciplines modernes. Le présent ouvrage est un manifeste du néo-clacissisme dans lequel l?'auteur défend l?'idéal de beauté grecque. Publié à Dresde en 1764, puis traduit deux ans plus tard en France. 3 books in contemporary full spoted calf, ribbed spine with gilt panels, red & brown labels, red edges, frontispiece, head & tail-pieces, vignettes, 65 plates, vol. 1 : [102], 695 p., 25 pl. - vol. 2 : 292 p., 37 pl. - vol. 405 p., 3 pl. Few flaws : vol.1 : upper-tip worn with loss, sporadic & light foxing, light offsetting of one plate ; otherwise a fine copy. The author, a German archeologist, antiquarian and art historian, can be considered in so far as the founder of art history and archeology as a modern discipline.

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        Zwölf Monatsblätter für Freunde. Für das Jahr 1794. [Bzw. die Titelblätter der Teile:] Lavaters Monatsblat [Monatsblatt] für Freunde (12 Teile in 2 Bden.).

      o. Angaben, (1794) - Kl.8° (12.5 x 8.5 cm), jeweils 72 S. (zus. 864 S. mit den eingebundenen Titelbl. der EInzelnr.), Priv.-HLdr. m. gold. Rückenpräg. u. violetten -schildchen, Rundum-Gelbschnitt, Min. berieben, sonst tadellos. EA. W/G 170. «Immer wahr, und klar, und sanft, und fest, und nur Eins stets». 600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité sur le climat d'Italie consideré sous le rapports phisiques, meteorologiques et medicinaux .

      Imprimerie Giuliari 1794 - A Verone, de L'Imprimerie Giulari, 1794. 4 volumi in-8, pp. (4), 312; (4), 312; (4), 312; (4), 312. Ritratto in rame in ovale dell'aut. a piena pag. inciso da Rosaspina. Brossura originale stampata con le iniziali dell'autore impresse in rosso, intrecciate in uno scudo al centro dei piatti. Lievi restauri professionali ai dorsi. Bell¿esemplare, non comune. Edizione originale. La presente opera, uno dei primi tentativi di scrivere un trattato di climatologia italiana, prese origine da un concorso indetto dall¿Accademia di Roma nel 1794 sull¿argomento della "mal'aria" e delle febbri "maremmatiche o paludose", tema di numerose indagini sul finire del XVIII secolo svolte in connessione con lo sviluppo delle risaie e delle marcite del Nord e con i problemi delle bonifiche maremmane e pontine nell¿Italia centrale. Di notevole interesse sono i capitoli dedicati all'analisi degli effluvi mefitici e le proposte di nuovi rimedi farmaceutici, in cui l'autore, pur con molte resistenze, sembra aprirsi alle innovazioni portate dalla rivoluzione lavoisieriana. Il quarto e ultimo volume contiene alcune dissertazioni di carattere economico sullo sfruttamento delle maremme e delle paludi adriatiche. Bibliografia: Dezeimeris, p. 266. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Document - Conditions of Sales for the D'Aywiers Abbey of Rognon - Text in French

      Belgium, 1794. [Nevilles] Belgium, 7 November 1794. An historically significant manuscript document composed by Belgian magistrate Jean-Baptiste Hauchamps, presenting the conditions of sale for the D'Aywiers Abbey in the fief of Rognon (now the commune of Rebecq), a transaction involving the abbey's last abbess Claire Joseph Demarbaix. Text is in French. Folio. 40 pages, nearly complete, very detailed. Ten double leafs, laid watermarked paper measuring approximately 20 x 31 cm. Indication of moisture to upper portion, otherwise in very good condition, beautifully preserved, clean and bright. Then within the boundaries of the Duchy of Brabant, under Austrian rule, the abbey was nationalized on 15 January 1788, and Demarbaix, the 55th abbess of Nivelles, was notified the definitive suppression of the religious chapter. Undoubtedly, some disputing and negotiation must have occurred, but, as seen herein, the abbey would fall victim to the suppression of monastic societies enforced in the French Revolution, and was put up for sale in 1794, The abbey subsequently took a lamentable turn circa 1796, after being sold. as it was substantially deconstructed for the sale of the raw materials. As such, this document is conceivably the final description of its stateliness while in Belgian hands. Conclusively delineating the expansive land and numerous buildings of the Aywiers Abbey, spanning 2,00 acres in the valley of Lasne, as it stood sublime during its final days as a Belgian possession, this is a scarce primary source description, perhaps the only one of its kind, from which could be produced a reasonably accurate plan. A thorough two part manuscript document, which ultimately marks the imminent dissolution of one of Belgium's ancient and burgeoning Cistercian monasteries, the Aywiers Abbey founded in 1215 is herein offered for sale to bidders near six centuries later for 160,000 French livres. [One livre was equivalent to one pound of silver]. An acceptable currency for payment was also the continental florin. Detailed conditions of the sale are outlined, the sellers hoping to maintain the integrity of the premises and to honour the tenants' rights with their holdings. Especially important is the detailed partitioning of grounds, including orchards, farms, homesteads, pastures, and the 'Commanderie de Vaillampont [Lodge and land of the Knights Templar near Nivelles], which would begin to change after its change of hands. Land measurements are in ancient terms, naturally, being verge (virgate, yardland) and journal /journaux [A journal denoted the amount of land that a man could work in one day (jour), and varied from region to region]. Aywiers' last abbess, Dame Claire Joseph Demarbaix, (10 Nov 1740 - 20 Sep 1820), who bore the title of Lady of Aywiers, and Lord of Maransart and Couture, played an integral part in the sale transaction. Her specific roles are described throughout the document, which was created by a magistrate from the nearby town of Nevilles, Jean-Baptiste Hauchamps. The latter would also personally collect funds from the buyer. Following the occupation of French troops during the French Revolution, abbess Demarbaix fled to Fauquez (Ittre) to seek refuge. Demarbaix was born at Silly (Opzullik), and died at Fauquez in Ittre. Eight other nuns from Aywiers took refuge in the castle of La Motte, where four of them died between 1797 and 1803. A foremost tenant mentioned frequently in the text was a Belgian Lord named Charles Joseph de Bomal, born 24 July 1719 in Ittre. Other tenants listed include Jean Joseph Leroy, Pierre Charlier, a nun last name Grousvet(?), Jean Wittebor de Baulers, and a citizen referred to only as Duchesne. Excerpts from the manuscript: "Conditions suivant lesquelles cejoud'hui Septième du mois de novembre mille Sept Cent quattrevingt quattorze La Réverende Dame Clare Demarbaix Abbesse du monastère D'Aaywiers fait exposer en vente publique, argent courant et en numeraires metalliques, aux plus offrant et derniers eneherisseurs, par le ministre du procureur Hauchamps son commis et en prèsence des Echevins du fief de Rognon, et la fin dénommés et signés... obtenu au Conseil de Brabant, paraphé Limp. [Vt?] et signé G. Bebraux en date du 30 Octobre 1794 ici vu là en copie authentique;" "plusieurs parties de terres et prairies, aussi qu'une moulin, comme le tout sera spécifié et désigné cy après en leurs juridictions, joignants, abouts et grandeurs, pour le produit de cette vente..." "... l'acquittement de la somme de cent et soixante mille Livres, dont à ladite abbaye à eté taxée dans la contribution de trois millions de Livres demandée par les représentans du peuple Français sur la ville de Nivelle et le Wallon Brabant..." "... que les futurs acquereurs entront en possession et jouissance de leurs marchés, a charge de continuer les beaux pour ce entants, donts les dits futurs acquereurs pour la perception de loyers futurs, sont par prèsentes surrogés es lieux, places et degrés, droits et actions au dit monastere; scavoir le beaux des terres occupée par Charles Joseph Bomal, et la veuve Maurice Coureur, ont commencés au mai de la présent année 1794 et à finir les neufs ans expirés. De même que le dit moulin de Clarisses. ..." "Que la Dame exposante conditionne tous les biens et moulin ici exposés en vente..." "Que les futurs obteneurs devront faire le paiement du prix de leurs acceptations en argent courant, comme dit est, ès mains de moi Hauchamps à mon somicile audit Nivelles, au plus tard trois jours après la cloture du présent passement......" [Hauchamps, homme de la loi, Nivelle, listed in 1795.] "... Que les derniers encherisseurs aux differens jours de sieges, seront tenus et obliogés de donner sur le pied, bonne et suffisante caution, à peine de prompt répassement..." "... A l'accomplissement desquelles conditions, la Dame exposante... les acceptans et cautionnairs, ont obligés et obligent par cette leurs personnes et biens, de ladite abbaye, présens et futurs partout, commettans irrevocablement les porteurs.... de nous les dits echevins du fief de Rognon, que la présente vente n'est faitte, n'i acceptée en faveur d'aucunes gens..." "... le moulin de Clarisses... trois couriers de prairie compris les etangs et une petite closiere... item s'exposé pour le 2e marché trois journaux et trente quattre verges de terres... et d'orient à l'hopital du St. Sepulctre... tenus du louage par Charles Joseph Bomal... Remy Leblan de la Barrière de Sept-Douleurs... " End excerpts. Aywiers Abbey was founded in 1215 by Cistercian nuns who had previously been located at Lillois near Nivelles, and prior to that at Awirs near Liége (les Awirs). With donations from Brussels' nobility, the abbey expanded to 2000 hectares, an estate formed of several magnificent orchards, as well as farms, barns, mills, sheepfolds and collieries. During the French revolution, the abbey was sold. The purchaser deconstructed some of the buildings in order to sell the materials, although still today the abbey retains its charm together with a pseudo-mysterious attractive ambiance. The Abbey's aromatic and medicinal plant garden has been recreated, with hundreds of trees, shrubs and rare plants having been planted to return the spot to its former glory. Surrounded by the original ancient walls, today the garden is situated in the centre of the former Abbey. An English-style parkland, planted in the last century, boasts superb hundred-year-old tree specimens. And, during the past fifteen years, the Aywiers Gardens Association has worked diligently to restore the garden. Belgian nobles, Cistercian nuns, Nivelles magistrates, and surely many other persons of interest are asociated with the abbey, many as tneants. the Flemish patron saint of Flanders, Lutgarde or Saint Lutgardis of Aywières, lived at Aywiers Abbey for 40 years, and is believed to have performed a number of miracles. Dame Claire, dernière abbesse d'Aywiers (Lasne), communauté cistercienne, qui suite à l'occupation par les troupes républicaines françaises, s'était refugiée à Fauquez. Le 09.12.1819 Demarbaix fit don au nom de la communauté à l'église paroissiale d'Ittre de la châsse avec reliques de Sainte-Lutgarde (° Tongres 1182 + Aywiers 1246) et la châsse de Sybille de Cages. Nivelles developed around a powerful abbey. Most of the further historical developments in Nivelles were caused by the struggle of the inhabitants of the town against the power of the almighty abbess. In the early Middle-Ages, Brabant was part of the Merovingian kingdom of Austrasia (511-751). Most of the power in the kingdom was exerted by the maire du palais (Mayor of the Palace). A document dated circa 1075 mentions for the first time a Corps of Aldermen (Échevins). This seems to be the first time the inhabitants of Nivelles challenged the abbess' absolute power over the town. Around 1035, the Knight Templars were granted 530 ha in Vaillampont, near Thines, and founded there a commandery. In 1262, the commune of Nivelles revolted against the abbess, but the revolt was promptly suppressed. In 1778, Empress Maria-Theresa of Austria (reigned 1740-1780) granted Nivelles new municipal statutes. This was the last round in the struggle between the abbess and the burghers of the town. Maria-Theresa's son, Emperor Joseph II (1765-1790) decided to get rid of the "unnecessary" religious orders. On 15 January 1788, the 55th abbess of Nivelles was notified the definitive suppression of the abbey chapter and the abbey was nationalized. . Very Good.

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        Ensaio economico sobre o commercio de Portugal e suas colonias ?.

      Lisbon, Academia das Sciencias, 1794. - Woodcut vignette of the Academy of Sciences on title-page. (4 ll.), iii, 153 pp., (2 ll. advertisement). Quire R with 5 leaves, as required; text and pagination follows. Third and fourth preliminary leaves bound after the iii pp. table of contents at the beginning. 4°, mid-twentieth-century quarter mottled sheep over faux crocodile paper boards (lower third of upper outer joint somewhat defective), flat spine gilt with red lettering piece, gilt letter, contemporary plain front paper wrapper bound in. Bound with six other works. Very small worm trace near center of final 10 leaves and the 2 leaves of advertisements, touching some letters of text, but never affecting legibility. Otherwise, crisp, uncut and partially unopened, in fine condition. ---- FIRST EDITION of the @Ensaio that gave Europe its first detailed information about Brazilian natural resources, especially fish and lumber, and also details on agriculture and on Indians. Azeredo Coutinho advocates increased trade between Portugal and Brazil and the building of factories there rather than in Portugal. His work is important because Portugal had allowed little to be published about her colonies until this time. According to the preface of the English translation, London 1801 (and several later reissues), this first edition went out of print almost immediately and was very difficult to find.Pages 133-53 comprise Azeredo Coutinho's @Memoria sobre o preso do asucar, originally published by the Academia das Sciencias in 1791, and revised for inclusion with the @Ensaio. It deals with the price of sugar from Portugal's colonies in Brazil, Africa and the East, and its relation to the world-wide sugar market. This was of special concern to Europeans, since the revolutions in the French colonies had caused reductions in supplies and sharp increases in price. This section did not appear in the English translation.@@@Azeredo Coutinho (1742-1821), a native of Rio de Janeiro, was one of the most influential Brazilian writers of his time, a leading figure in the Brazilian Enlightenment, and "the greatest reactionary of his time" (Borba). He served as Archdeacon of Rio de Janeiro, Bishop of Pernambuco and Inquisitor General in Portugal.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 228-9: "This is the best known work by Azeredo Coutinho ? scarce"; calling for only (2 ll.), iii, 153 pp. See also Borba de Moraes (1958) I, 192: "The first edition figures as 'very rare' in the auction catalogue of Jaime Muniz (Lisbon 1922)." Mindlin, @Highlights 169. Innocêncio IV, 382; XVIII, 22. Sabin 17949. Goldsmiths' 16042. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 794/1. JFB (1994) C738. Bosch 248. Conrad 105. Cf. Schäffer, @Portuguese Exploration to the West and the Formation of Brazil 81: the English translation of London, 1801. Not in Rodrigues, who lists only the second edition. Not in Maggs, @Bibliotheca brasiliensis (cf. 300, the 1828 edition). Not in Kress. ---- BOUND WITH: @FRANCO, Francisco Soares. @Extracto dos principios fundamentaes do sistema administrativo de França por Mr. Bonnin, e sua comparação com os de Portugal. Lisbon: Na Typographia Rollandiana, 1822. 4º, 100 pp. A fine, uncut, mostly unopened copy, with contemporary plain paper wrappers bound in. Soares Franco (1772-1844) was born in Loures, near Lisbon, and died in Lisbon; he was a professor of medicine at Coimbra, a deputy to the Cortes in 1821 and a member of the Royal Council. v Innocêncio IX, 378. AND BOUND WITH:@MACEDO, Joaquim José da Costa de. @Discurso lido em 15 de Maio de 1838 na sessão pública da Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa. Lisbon: Na Typografia da mesma Academia, 1838. 4º, 74 pp., (1 blank l.). Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. A fine, uncut, mostly unopened copy. AND BOUND WITH:@LANGSDORF, Jorge Henrique. @Observações sobre o melhoramento dos hospitaes em geral ? Lisbon: Na Typografia da Academia Real das Sciencias, 1800. 4º, (4 ll.), 66 pp., (1 l.). A fine, uncut, mostly unopened copy. AND BOUND WITH:@GOMES, B [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth, from Pictures, Drawings, and Scarce Prints in the Possession of Samuel Ireland, Author of this Work, etc Two volumes

      London: R. Faulder and J. Egerton, 1794 & 1799, 1794. First edition.. Hardcover. Large 8vo. (9.25 x 6.5 inches). pp.xvi, 1-7, 7*, 8, 8*, 9-183 + 57 plates (many with tissue guards); xix, 150. 49 plates (no tissue guards). Early 20th century reback, with gilt designs. Full calf gilt, marked, rubbed. Marbled endpapers. Personal bookplate, signed in the plate 'Wheeler 1905', to front pastedowns. Mid 20th century owner's light blue rubberstamp (name and full address, including old-style 4 digit telephone number) to blank flyleaves. Some browning to prelims and extrems. Vol II front free endpaper short tear to inner hinge at gutter, leaf slightly loose. Trifle light spotting. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set indeed. Heavy books requiring much extra postage overseas. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        A New System of Modern Geography: or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Nations of the World . . . by William Guthrie, Esq.; The Astronomical Parts Corrected by Dr. Rittenhouse

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1794. Hardcover. Good +. "The First American Edition, corrected,improved, and greatly enlarged." Title continued: "To which are added, I. A Geographical Index . . . II. A Table of the Coins of all Nations . . . III. A Chronological Table of remarkable Events . . . IV The late Discoveries of Herschell, and other Astronomers." 2 volumes: 572 p., 2 leaves of plates (1 folded); xi, [1], 704, 43, [1] p., 1 leaf of a folded plate: in-text tables; 28 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between triple gilt rules; red leather labels in second compartments with gilt-tooled title "Guthrie's Geography." Preface to vol. 1 dated Feb. 5, 1794 and preface to vol. 2 dated April 27, 1795. List of subscribers' names on pp. v-xi in vol. 2 (including Capt. John Barry, Tench Coxe, the Library Company of Philadelphia, and President George Washington). Vol.1 contains a folded engraved plate illustrating the Brahean system and the Copercican system, and 3 additional figures; and a plate engraved by Joseph T. Scott showing an armillary sphere; vol. 2 contains a large folded plate of a table listing goods, wares, and merchandise exported from the United States in 1791 through 1794. Vol. 1 states: "Printed by Mathew Carey." Vol. 2 states: "Printed for Mathew Carey". Colophon of vol. 2: "Printed by R. Folwell, for Mathew Carey." Early American Imprints, ser. 1 (Evans), nos. 27077 and 28782. Evans attributes the American part of the work to Jedidiah Morse. "Directions to the binder regarding the placement of maps" (vol. 2, p. [xii]) indicate that it was optional whether the 45 maps were bound with the text or in a separate volume. They are in fact seldom found bound with the text and are more commonly found as: The General Atlas for Carey's Edition of Guthrie's Geography "Philadelphia, 1795." They were not bound with this copy of the text. Errors in pagination: vol. 1, p. 435, and vol. 2, p. 237-240 misnumbered 439, 187-190. Possibly a married set as vol. 2 is slightly shorter than vol. 1 and the spine labels are not identical. These volumes are quite heavy. For international shipping, it will have to be sent by international priority. In Good+ Condition: lacking "A Table of the Real & Imaginary Monies of America, Europe, Asia, and Africa" from vol. 2; leather is rubbed and scraped; joints are solid; upper corner of vol. 2 title page lacking, without loss of text; occasional light foxing; otherwise clean and tight.

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        Pantheon der Deutschen.

      Chemnitz, Hofmann u. Jacobäer 1794-1800.. 3 Bände. 8°. Mit 3 gestoch. Titelbl. mit Vignetten u. 39 Kupfertafeln (darunter 8 Porträts) von D. Berger, W. Arndt, J. C. Geyser, C. Kohl, Ringk, C. Schule u. a. nach J. D. Schubert, G. V. Kininger u. a. Hldr. d. Zt. mit jeweils 2 goldgepr. Rückensch. u. floraler Rückenverg.. Lanckoronska/Oehler III, 43. Rümann 841 (verz. nur 33 Kupfertafeln). - Erste Ausgabe. - Schön ausgestattetes Werk mit Biographien u. a. von Nicolaus Copernicus von Georg Christian Lichtenberg (Erstdruck), Martin Luther von E. K. Wieland, Friedrich II. von Heinrich Würzer (Erstdruck), Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz von J. A. Eberhard, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing von J. F. Schink, Ulrich v. Hutten von C. J. Wagenseil, Herrmanns Schlachten von F. C. Schlenkert, Rudolph v. Habsburg von C. Girtanner und Moritz von Sachsen. - Die "glänzend charakterisierenden historischen Kupfer" (Lanckoronska/Oehler) mit Porträts und Szenen aus dem Leben. - Sehr schönes sauberes dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar.

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        An Accurate Map of the Islands & Channels between China and New Holland

      London: R. Wilkinson, 1 January, 1794. Engraved map, 265 x 338mm., contemporary handcolouring, a fine copy with the early manuscript numeral "42" in ink to lower right margin. Marvellous map, the companion to Wilkinson's map of the east coast of Australia. This map of South-East Asia is rather usefully designed to show the islands between the Torres Strait in the bottom right and Canton at top right, giving an overview of the waters which were seeing the beginnings of what would become the established China/India to New Holland trade with its famous waterways such as the Straits of Sunda and Malacca, and the Sulu Sea. In fact, as an introduction to this burgeoning trade, the map could scarcely be bettered.The map was originally included in Robert Wilkinson's A General Atlas, being A Collection of Maps of the World (1794).

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        Bowles's Reduced New Pocket Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, with the Borough of Southwark, Exhibiting the New Buildings to 1794

      London: Bowles , 1794. Map measures 22 x 15 1/2 inches, [ 56 x 39mm ], in 16 sections, linen backed. Map laid on new linen, small stain mark on 1 section, corner of 1 section lifting. Generally a very nice clean map. In a very worn original slipcase. . Very Good.

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        Caption title:] Pétition des patriotes déportés des Isles Martinique, Guadeloupe et Sainte-Lucie, à la Convention nationale. [1er vendémiaire an III.]

      Limbourg et Comp (1794), (Paris) - First edition. Published unbound. 7, (1) p. Petition concerning the situation of the colonies within France, financial matters and a statement of fidelity toward the one and inseparable France. Not in Sabin. Torn at folding, two small holes at inner marginals. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Probaseologie oder praktischer Theil der Zahlenlehre der Natur. Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff (in Komm.), 1795. 8°. 11 Bll., 448 S., mit gestoch. Titelvignette u. gest. Frontispiz, Hlwd. d. 19. Jhdt. mit Rtit.

      . . Faivre 75 - Kloss 3915 - Ackermann V, 780 "Sehr selten" - Erste Ausgabe.- In sich abgeschlossener Folgeband des 1794 erschienenen zahlen-mystischen Werkes 'Zahlenlehre der Natur mit Aufgaben, Fragen und Antworten zu den magisch-mystischen Zusammenhängen.- Enth. Kapitel über: Monadologie oder Lehre des Gesetztes der Einheit. / Archontologie, oder Lehre des Princips der Dinge. / Daynameologie, oder die Lehre der Kräfte. / Organologie der Natur, oder Lehre der Formenstaette der Natur. / Probaseologie, oder Progressionslehre der Dinge, als eine praktische Skizze zum Kalkul der Natur und der Ideen.- Stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, Rücken geblichen.

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        Versuche die Feldmäuse zu vertilgen,

      Kiel, Mohr, 1794. - wie sie vom Jahre 1786 bis 1793 in Norderdithmarschen und insonderheit im Kirchenspiele Weslingbuhren angestellet sind. 6 Blatt, 356 Seiten, 3 Blatt (Subskribentenverz.), Pappband der Zeit, 17,5 x 11 cm, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THOMPSON (Benjamin, Count Romford) An Account of a Method of Measuring the Comparative Intensities of the Light Emitted by Luminous Bodies. By Lieutenant-General Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count of Rumford, pp.67-106;

      - THOMPSON (Benjamin, Count Romford); HERSCHEL (Caroline); HERSCHEL (William); MORGAN (William); SCHMEISSER (John Godfrey) et al: THOMPSON (Benjamin, Count Romford) An Account of a Method of Measuring the Comparative Intensities of the Light Emitted by Luminous Bodies. By Lieutenant-General Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count of Rumford, pp.67-106; WITH: An Account of Some Experiments upon Coloured Shadows. By Lieutenant-General Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count of Rumford, pp.107-118; Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 84, Parts I and II (complete), bound in one volume for 1794, comprising, vi, 444pp small quarto, with 20 engraved plates, numerous folding tables, late 19thC morocco backed library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title and foot of last leaves, a good copy, London, Elmsley, printer to the Royal Society, 1794. * Includes the first paper ever printed by the Royal Society submitted by a woman, Caroline Herschel (see p.1).

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        RATIONAL RECREATIONS IN WHICH THE PRINCIPLES OF NUMBERS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY ARE CLEARLY AND COPIOUSLY ELUCIDATED, BY A SERIES OF EASY, ENTERTAINING, INTERESTING EXPERIMENTS. AMONG WHICH ARE ALL THOSE COMMONLY PERFORMED WITH THE CARDS.

      London, printed for E. Law and Son; and G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. 1794 4 volumes in bound in 2, complete set, 4th edition corrected 1794. 8vo, 220 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, 65 folding engraved illustrations, pages: (4), xvi, 267; (4), xii, 280; (4), xii, 296; (4), xvi, 367, rebound in half leather over marbled sides, gilt rules and lettering to spine. The spine of the second volume should read "VOL. III & IV" but the binder has omitted to stamp "& IV", on the second volume also the leather around the title has lightened slightly, a couple of pages slightly dusty, very occasional slight fingermark, light brown staining to 2 lower margins, small ink spot to 1 lower margin, occasional very pale browning to margins, 16 small ink notes (1 or 2 words written above the text), small closed tear to 1 margin, neatly repaired, small hole in 1 page with loss of page number, small chip to 1 fore - edge, fore - edge margin to 3 plates browned, inner margin browned on 1 plate, very pale offsetting on a few plates, tiny hole in 1 plate margin. Bindings tight and firm. A very good sturdy set. The contents of each volume are set out on the half - titles, Volume I: Arithmetical and Mechanical Experiments; Volume II: Experiments in Optics, Chromatics and Acoustics; Volume III: Electrical and Magnetical Experiments; Volume IV: Experiments in Pneumatics, Hydrology, and Pyrotechnics. With an Appendix of Miscellaneous Recreations. This Appendix (pages 175 - 295), contains the conjuring, magic and card tricks, "Several of the Recreations in this Appendix have, in fact, but little relation to experimental philosophy, especially those that depend on a dextrous manoeuvre; but as experiments of this kind are commonly found in books of mathematical recreations, it seemed requisite to insert some of the most entertaining among them at the end of this treatise" (author's note). See Toole Stott, A Bibliography of English Conjuring 1581 - 1876, page 137 No. 392. For the fireworks section (pages 127 - 171), see Chris Philip, A Bibliography of Firework Books, page 73, No. H110.2 - 5. Philip points out that Hooper states that much of this work stems from Guyot (Nouvelles Recreations Physiques et Mathematiques - 1786). "We shall here add the description of a new method of imitating artificial fireworks, which appears to be the invention of the ingenious M. Guyot" (Volume IV page 156). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Auch ein Beytrag über die Neue Politick.[Motto:] "Es ist ein Knabe hier der hat fünf Gersten Brodt und zween Fische; aber was ist das unter so viel?".

      Ohne Ort und Jahr [Hamburg 1794].. Kl.-8°. 1 Bl., 74 Ss. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette. Pappband mit Rückenschildchen.. Goed. IV/1, 981, 23. - Erste Ausgabe. - Matthias Claudius' Antwort auf die "Neue Zeit" nach der franz. Revolution einschl. eines Abdrucks u. Kommentars der Erklärung der Menschenrechte vom 2. Okt. 1789. "Claudius will [...] nachweisen, daß das neue System zu genau jener anarchischen Unordnung führen müsse, die durch die Einführung des alten Systems überwunden worden sei. Am Ende verweist er u. a. auf die Weigerung des Sokrates, aus dem Gefängnis zu fliehen, als auf ein Beispiel wahrer innerer Freiheit [...]" (Matthias Claudius. Ausstellung zum 250. Geburtstag. 1990, S. 200, mit Abb.) - Auf starkem, meist leicht bläulichem Papier. - Einband bestoßen. Fleckenfreies und breitrandiges Exemplar.

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        Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon avec le poème d'Adonis

      Paris: de l'imprimerie de Didot le Jeune [pour Saugrain], 1794. Fine. de l'imprimerie de Didot le Jeune [pour Saugrain], Paris An III [1794], grand in-4 (27x35cm), relié. - Pretty print edition on wove paper, illustrated with a portrait by Audouin after Rigault and 8 figures of Moreau the Younger engraved intaglio by Dambrun, Halbou, Simonet, Duhamel, Small and De GHENDT. Large paper copy, containing a state etching figures, before any letters or signed by a simple tip, including one by Pauquet. It is further enriched by following the illustrations in the edition published in Saugrain-12 in 1797, consisting of a portrait from Rigault and 8 figures by Moreau the Younger, engraved by Delvaux. Binding post (XIX) in full blue morocco night Petit signed Stn. of Simier. Back with five nerves Jansenist. Double golden thread to underscores cuts and caps. Large gold lace framing of contreplats. All edges gilt. Mors slightly cracked. Bookplates unidentified on the upper contreplat. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Jolie édition imprimée sur papier vélin, illustrée d'un portrait par Audouin d'après Rigault et de 8 figures de Moreau le jeune gravées en taille-douce par Dambrun, Halbou, Simonet, Duhamel, Petit et De Ghendt. Exemplaire en grand papier, contenant un état à l'eau-forte des figures, avant toutes lettres ou signées à la simple pointe, dont une par Pauquet. Il est en outre enrichi de la suite des illustrations de l'édition in-12 parue chez Saugrain en 1797, composée d'un portrait d'après Rigault et de 8 figures par Moreau le jeune, gravés par Delvaux. Reliure postérieure (XIXème) en plein maroquin bleu nuit, signée Petit Succ. de Simier. Dos janséniste à cinq nerfs. Double filet doré en soulignement des coupes et des coiffes. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Doubles gardes de papier peigné. Toutes tranches dorées. Mors légèrement fendus. Ex-libris non identifié sur le contreplat supérieur.

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        Probaseologie oder praktischer Theil der Zahlenlehre der Natur. Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff (in Komm.), 1795. 8°. 11 Bll., 448 S., mit gestoch. Titelvignette u. gest. Frontispiz, Hlwd. d. 19. Jhdt. mit Rtit.

      - Faivre 75 - Kloss 3915 - Ackermann V, 780 "Sehr selten" - Erste Ausgabe.- In sich abgeschlossener Folgeband des 1794 erschienenen zahlen-mystischen Werkes 'Zahlenlehre der Natur mit Aufgaben, Fragen und Antworten zu den magisch-mystischen Zusammenhängen.- Enth. Kapitel über: Monadologie oder Lehre des Gesetztes der Einheit. / Archontologie, oder Lehre des Princips der Dinge. / Daynameologie, oder die Lehre der Kräfte. / Organologie der Natur, oder Lehre der Formenstaette der Natur. / Probaseologie, oder Progressionslehre der Dinge, als eine praktische Skizze zum Kalkul der Natur und der Ideen.- Stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, Rücken geblichen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ueber die Selbstkenntniß, ihre Hindernisse und Vortheile.

      Regensburg, Montag und Weiß, 1794.. circa 20,3 x 12,5 cm. 128 Seiten Halb-Leder d. Zt.. Wolfstieg 42809; vgl. Ueberweg III, 425 u. Ziegenf./J. II, 849. Erste Ausgabe der philosophischen Schrift über die Selbsterkenntnis. Weishaupt (1748-1830) war der Stifter des stark umstrittenen Illuminaten-Ordens. Nach einem Streit mit Knigge, der weiter als Freimaurer arbeitete, und nach dem Fund kompromittierender Schriftstücke, musste er nach Regensburg fliehen, wo er weiterhin als Philosoph unterrichtete. "Weishaupt is, perhaps, the subtlest and most thorough defender of English Empiricism of his time; he, therefore, opposes Kants proposition that intuitions and notions are altogether independent of experience, and precede the latter... his writings are in many respects excellent" (Adickes 307). - Titel gestempelt und mit altem Vermerk, etwas gebräunt, teils fleckig, Einband am Rücken beschabt.

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        Specimen Historico-Criticum Romanarum Editionum Italicarum Saeculi XV

      ex Typographio Paleariniano, Rome 1794 - First edition. 1 vols. Large 4to. Renouard's Copy. Important early catalogue of incunabula printed at Rome by Audiffredi, "an able astronomer and mathematician.born at Saorgio, near Nice, in Provence, 1714; died, 1794." - Bigmore & Wyman. Bigmore & Wyman, p. 22 Modern 3/4 calf and period boards, rebacked. Light scattered foxing, but overall very good, attractive. Bookplate of A.A. Renouard, the grerat French bookseller, bibliographer, and bibliophile [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die deutschen Giftpflanzen zur Verhütung trauriger Vorfälle in den Haushaltungen, nach ihren botanischen Kennzeichen nebst den Heilungsmitteln.

      Berlin, Oehmigke 1794 - 1795.. 3. umgearbeitete Auflage. 2 Teile in 1 Band. 19 : 12 cm. 138; 126 Seiten mit 24 kolorierten Kupfern. Halblederband der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvorgoldung, Rückenschild.. Die Tafeln in leuchtendem, zeitgenössischem Kolorit, zeigen deutsche Giftpflanzen. - Titel von Teil 1 im unteren rechten Rand mit kleinen Resten von entferntem Ettiket; Deckel gering berieben; sonst schönes Exemplar. - Stafleu/Cowan 2296 A fine copy of this beautifully illustrated work on the poisonous plants of Germany.

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        OPUSCULA

      - A Sammelband with 8 smaller early publications of the author. Contemporary halfcalf over speckled brown boards. Gilt title (in burgundy lettering piece) and line decoration on spine. Some minor browning (at beginning and end from leather material in the boards, some publications due to poor paper quality), however some other publications remarkably fresh, also due to excellent binding. Index in old hand on ffep. Title details are as follows: 1. VOLLSTÄNDIGE DARSTELLUNG DER MEDICINISCHEN KRÄFTE UND DES GEBRAUCHS DER SALZSAUREN SCHWERERDE. Berlin. Heinrich August Rottmann, 1794. X, 166 pp. 2. GUTER RATH AN MÜTTER ÚBER DIE WICHTIGE PUNCKTE DER PHYSISCHEN ERZIEHUNG DER KINDER IN DEN ERSTEN JAHREN. Berlin, 1800. (2), 59, (1) pp. 3. DIE VERHÄLTNISSE DES ARTZTES ZUR BEHERZIGUNG. Berlin, 1808, Commission L W Wittich. 64 pp. 4. WAARNEMINGEN OMTRENT ZENUWKOORTSEN EN DERZELVER KOMPLICATIEN. Groningen/Amsterdam, 1808, H Eekhof en L van Es. (8), 190, (2) pp. 5. ÜBER LAUWARME BÄDER. Berlin, 1799? (2), 46 pp. 12mo. 6. AART, BELOOP TOEVALLEN EN GENEZING VAN ZENUWKOORTSEN, ZO ALS ZIJ ZICH IN DEN WINTER 1806-1807 IN PRUISSEN VERTOONDEN. Amsterdam/Groningen, 1809, L van Es en H Eekhof. (8), 82, (6) pp. 7. ARMEN-PHARMAKOPÖE ENTWORFEN FÜR BERLIN NEBST DER NACHRICHT VON DER DASELBST ERRICHTETEN ARMENKRANKENVERPFLEGUNGS ANSTALT. Berlin,1812, Commission realschul-Buchhandlung. 84 pp. 8. GESCHICHTE DER GESUNDHEIT.EINE SKIZZE. Berlin,1813, Commission realschul-Buchhandlung. 48 pp. 2, 3, 7 and 8 in 2nd edition, other volumes in 1st edition. With the exception of 2 and 7 the total number of editions rarely exceeded 2. All editions rare. 2 in a rare pirated edition not known from any other copy (the regular 2nd edition being 1803). Hoffmann, Verzameling van Japanse Boekwerken, p. 83, nr. 116 (2nd ed. 1809): A publication used by Utagawa sinsei as a source for his translation of 'Sin tei sô ho Holan yakkei'(Hollandsche artsenijspiegel), edited and enlarged by his son, 1828 (In 18 vols.) Observations regarding nerve fevers and their complications. First Dutch edition. Rare. Small numbers of copies in the major libraries: 6 for instance in UvA (Amsterdam) and Wellcome (London) only. Also 4 in Wellcome, and another 4 copies in Dutch libraries. Of the German titles just a few copies in German libraries and hardly any outside Germany. For 1 OCLC lists only 2 copies in US libraries. Hufeland was professor of Medicine in Jena and later personal physician to the King of Prussia. As one of the first physicians some of his publications directly address laymen (especially in 2). His proposals for medical care to the poor (7) are quite innovative and also were implemented in many other cities. Further:" Characteristic for Hufeland was his untimely empirical attitude, the acknowledgement of statistical data, and his committment to the value of practical experiences in medical treatment." (NDB, vol. X, p. 5). His best known work MAKROBIOTIK, with many tips on how to live longer is easy to find. However the more original smaller works, of which this Sammelband has a good selection are all difficult to find. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Afrique et en Asie principalement au Japon pendant les années 1 EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: chez Fuchs., 1794. Fine. chez Fuchs., à Paris 1794, in 8 (13x20cm), xij, 532pp., relié. - Original French edition, apparently translated from the German edition of 1792 Full Sheepskin brown vintage. spine smooth threads and jewels. Part of title in red calf. Rubbed together. Gold faded. Caps threadbare. The author, botanist, spent 15 months in Japan as a surgeon of the Dutch Company stationed at Deshima and Nagasaki. The description of the commercial, political, religious, linguistic and is one of the first and largest in Japan. Many anecdotes are very valuable, such as papermaking, card games, makeup, education, cleanliness, prostitutes ... The first part of the trip is the description of the discovery of South Africa (with many comments on plants), of Batavia, and the island of Java. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française, apparemment traduite de l'édition allemande de 1792. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos lisse à filets et fleurons. Pièce de titre en veau rouge. Ensemble frotté. Ors estompés. Coiffes élimées. L'auteur, botaniste, passa 15 mois au Japon en tant que chirurgien de la Compagnie Hollandaise stationnée à Deshima et Nagasaki. La description de la vie commerciale, politique, religieuse, et linguistique est une des premières et des plus importantes sur le Japon. De nombreuses anecdotes sont très précieuses, comme la fabrication du papier, les jeux de carte, le maquillage, l'éducation, la propreté, les prostitués... La première partie du voyage est la description de la découverte de l'Afrique du Sud (avec de nombreuses remarques sur les végétaux), de Batavia, puis de l'île de Java.

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        Stycken, til befrämjande af rätta begrep om philosophien, dess andamål och närvarande tilstånd, utgifne af Daniel Boëthius. + Försök till en alfvarsam och hufvudsakelig granskning af den kantiska eller nya så kallade critiska philosophien, och det förmenta rena förnuftet, i anledning af Stycken till befrämjande af rätta begrep om philosophien, dess ändamål och närvarande tillstånd, utgifne af herr profess. Boëthius, och tryckte i Upsala 1794. + Om känslan af det sköna och höga. Öfwersättning. + Kantiska så kallade philosophien, ifrån des själfgjorda obegriplighet utweklad, och til sit werkliga innehåll updagad.

      1794 - Uppsala, J. F. Edman, 1794. (4),148 pp. + Uppsala, J. F. Edman, 1795. 8:o. (2),VI,126,(2 blank) pp. + Stockholm, Kumblinska tryckeriet, 1796. 8:o. (2),101,(1) pp. + Stockholm, Kumblinska tryckeriet, 1796. 8:o. (2),63 pp. Contemporary marbled half calf with raised bands, sparsely gilt spine, tan label and sprinkled edges. Spine somewhat faded. Small black inkstain on rear cover. Some foxing. Ink numbering on titles. A couple of significant ruststains in the third work on pp. 55-56 and 69-70. Last work with an inkstain leading to loss of a letter on p. 26. A. Hummel's signatures and bookplate. Nice sammelband from the library of Ericsberg. Four articles in the first work are translated from "Beyträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie" published by Georg Gustav Fülleborn and the fifth article is written by the publisher. The third work is a translation of "Beobachtungen über das Gefühl des Erhabenen und Schönen" 1764. Arvid David Hummel (1778-1836) from Gothenburg, was a man of letters and also an entomologist. Seeking refuge from his creditors he had to go into exile in Russia in 1807, leaving behind an art collection and a library of finely bound volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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