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        The Banished Man, A Novel

      London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davis, 1794. In four volumes. Vol. I. Half-title, xi, errata, p.39 mis-numbered 93, 233. Vol. II. Lacks half title, xii, 236pp.; Vol. III- Half-title, 224pp.; and Vol. IV. Half-title, 340pp with last leaf in facsimile (p. 39-40) laid in. Bound in full contemporary tree calf, flat spines, fully gilt decorated with red and black contrasting morocco spine labels gilt, spine ends with some light chipping, upper joint to volume four split but holding well, scattered foxing or browning to text but mostly clean. Contemporary owner?'s gift inscription. A very scarce work locating only six copies via OCLC. Charlotte Smith, both a novelist and a poet was arguably the most important figure in the revival of the sonnet during the Romantic era in Great Britain, c. 1775-1835 She was also a major influence on Jane Austen?'s works, one in particular was her novel titled "Persuasion" which of course was published long after Smith?'s death. Both The Banished Man and Persuasion are set against the background of war with France. The similarities between the two novels suggest that Jane Austen may have used Smith?'s family The Ellesmeres as a starting point from which to develop her Elliot Family. Smith was also an author of works for children, with settings in natural history. Smith?'s works were also famous (often considered infamous) for their highly personal and autobiographical indignities to which she was subjected. She notes these injustices in the preface of the present work. Her life of disappointments and hardships made her a remarkably strong woman that evidenced a marvelous intellect and radical views of the social and political system that destined most women toward a powerless existence. By the age of 15, Charlotte was pressed into bad marriage, bore 12 children and lived in poverty with a husband she eventually left. [Derry, Stephen. "The Ellesmeres and the Elliots: Charlotte Smith?'s Influence on Persuasion." (1990): 69-70.]. First Edition. 12mo.

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        Allgemeines Küchenlexikon für Frauenzimmer welche ihre Küche selbst besorgen oder unter ihrer Aufsicht besorgen lassen. 2 Bände. Leipzig, Voß u. Comp. 1794. Gr. 8°. VI, 1 Bl., 1408 Sp.; 1494 Sp., mit einigen Textholzschn., Hldrbde. d. Zt. mit Rverg. u. Rsch.

      . . Weiss 3134 - Drexel 1074 - Horn/Arndt 213 - Walterspiel 308 - Holzmann-B. II, 12604.- Erste u. einzige Ausgabe, selten.- Weniger Lexikon als Kochbuch mit vielen ausführlichen Rezepten. Das Kapitel "Trenschieren" mit18 Illustrationen zum Zerlegen von Geflügel, Hase, Kalbskopf etc.- Auch über Wein, Bier u. Tabak.- Nur leicht gebräunt u. etw. stockfl., Ebd. leicht berieben, insges. schönes Exemplar.

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        Lehrbuch der Hydraulik mit beständiger Rücksicht auf die Erfahrung. Und: Fortsetzung . welche eine Theorie der Schwungräder und ihre Anwendung bei Maschinen enthält. 2 Teile in einem Band.,

      Altenburg, Richter, 1794-1796. - 25 x 20 cm. CX, 655 + XX, 657-816 Seiten. Mit zus. 53 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 1 gest. Portrait. *Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-techn. 213. Poggendorff I, 1372. Ferchl 295. - Erste (einzige) Ausgabe, vollständig mit 53 Kupfertafeln. Langsdorf (1757-1834) war ein deutscher Mathematiker, Geologe, Naturforscher und Techniker. Nach seinem Studium in Göttingen und Gießen arbeitete er zunächst als Praktiker, ab 1784 als Salineninspektor in Gerabronn. Er publizierte viele mathematische und praktische Schriften, u.a. ein verdienstvolles Werk über Salinenkunde in 5 Bänden. Seine Bedeutung liegt hauptsächlich auf dem Gebiet der Technologie, wo er als Praktiker und Autor großen Einfluß auf den technologischen Fortschritt in Deutschland ausübte. Das vorliegende Lehrbuch der Hydraulik gilt als seine bestes technologisches Werk, es entstand kurz vor Beginn seiner akademischen Laufbahn (1796 trat er seine erste Professur für Maschinenkunde in Erlangen an). - Recht seltenes und umfangreiches Werk über Brunnen, Dampfmaschinen, Feuerspritzen, Mühlen, Pumpen, Röhren, Saug- und Druckwerke, Stampf- und Pochwerke, Schwung- und Wasserräder. - Leicht bis mäßig gebräunt, Titelblatt mit kleinem zeitgenöss. Stempel. Bis auf das kleine Fehlstück am oberen Rücken in insgesamt recht guter Erhaltung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild (Rücken oben mit ca. 2 cm Fehlstelle) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Repertory of Arts and Manufactures: consisting of original communications, specifications of patent inventions, and selections of useful practical papers from the transactions of the philosophical societies of all nations, &c. &c

      A THIRTY-FIVE VOLUME CONTINOUS RUN. 16 volumes first series. Vols 1 - 19 second series. 684 ex. 686 copper engraved plates + one extra plate. Contemporary full calf, some minor wear. This amazing run describes and illustrates all manner of inventions including, printing, clocks, beehives, bridges, brewing, ships, machine tools, spinning wheels, saltpetre, carriages, telegraph, locks, longitude, steam engines, cooking stoves, life-preservers among numerous other items, giving a unique insight into the inventive process that fuelled the Industrial Revolution, that took place from the 18th to the 19th century and instigated major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology, which had a profound effect on the economic and cultural conditions of the times. The development of all-metal machine tools in the first two decades of the 19th century facilitated the manufacture of more production machines for manufacturing in other industries. 1794 - 1802. The effects spread throughout Western Europe and North America during the 19th century, eventually affecting most of the world, a process that continues as industrialisation. A complete set of 16 volumes of the first series.. First Edition, thus. Very Good. Book.

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        An Account of the Trial of Thomas Muir, Esq, Younger, of Huntershill, Before the High Court of Judiciary at Edinburgh, on the 30th and 31st days of August, 1793, for Sedition

      New York: Printed and Sold by Samuel Campbell. 1794. First. First American edition (original printed in Edinburgh in 1793). Original papercovered boards, rebacked with compatible paper spine. 148pp. Engraved frontispiece. A little spotting to the boards, and modest foxing in the text, a pleasing, very good or better copy. .

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      Philadelphia. 1794.. [4]pp. Folio. Soiling and foxing, particularly to the last page. Old fold lines. About very good. An Act passed by the Third Congress, just as the insurrection which later became known as the Whiskey Rebellion was fomenting; this law was the final straw which prompted the Rebellion. Among other things, this Act requires licensing of all stills and subjects any which are not licensed to forfeiture and confiscation. George Washington's presidential message of November 22, 1792 advocated a tax on distilled spirits, and Alexander Hamilton was a strong proponent of the whiskey excise tax, which was part of his overall plan for putting the federal government on a sound fiscal basis. As with many of his other proposals, it aroused bitter opposition in some quarters. Some objected that it laid federal taxes which properly belong to the states, while frontier representatives considered themselves singled out for an onerous tax. The impact of the whiskey revenue took several years to take full effect while the system of collectors was installed. Growing resistance to the tax continued to develop through the summer of 1794, when the Whiskey Rebellion began, finally set off by this liscencing law. Congress repealed the excise tax on distilled spirits in March 1797, effectively ending the cause of the revolt. "Approved - June the fifth 1794," and signed in print by Speaker of the House Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Vice President John Adams, and President George Washington. Variant issues of the Acts of the Third Congress are known, and this is the issue which ends with the printed lines, "Deposited among the Rolls in the Office of the Secretary of State" and "Secretary of State," and is signed in manuscript by the second Secretary of State Edmund Randolph. NAIP notes five copies, including the one at the University of Michigan which is listed on OCLC. Edmund Randolph became the second Secretary of State on Jan. 2, 1794, succeeding Thomas Jefferson, who resigned at the end of 1793. He continued the practice begun in the First Congress of the Secretary of State signing a small number of "official" copies of Congressional acts for distribution to the States and important government officials. After the Third Congress, official acts were no longer signed in manuscript by the Secretary of State. EVANS 27868. NAIP w014557. OCLC 166618093.

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        Landschaft mit Burg, auf einem Weg ein Fuhrwerk mit einem Planwagen.

      . Feder in Dunkelbraun, braun laviert, auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: J. Whatman 1794. 16,4:20,6 cm. Verso mit Sammlervermerk "Philipp". Nicht bei Fröhlich.. Nach einer Buchbinderlehre als Zwölfjähriger in Dresden absolvierte Klengel, Sohn eines aus Grüneberg bei Radeberg stammenden Mälzers und Bierbrauers, mit Unterstützung Chr.L. von Hagedorns (1712-1789) eine Zeichenausbildung an der Dresdener Kunstakademie bei Chr.G. Mietzsch (1742-1799) und Ch.F. Hutin (1715-1776) sowie bei J.F.A. Thiele (1747-1803) und B. Bellotto (1720-1780). 1768-1774 folgte eine Lehre bei Chr.W.E. Dietrich (1712-1774), der zu den wichtigsten Künstlern des sächsischen Hofes gehörte. 1772, Klengel zählte zu diesem Zeitpunkt erst 21 Jahre, erhielt er eine kurfürstliche Unterstützung von 50 Talern - er wurde als Nachfolger von J. Roos (1726-1805) an der Akademie ins Auge gefaßt -, die im darauffolgenden Jahr und erneut 1774 erhöht wurde, ohne daß er besondere Leistungen dafür erbringen mußte. 1777 wurde Klengel Mitglied und Lehrer der Dresdener Akademie, jedoch erfolgte erst 1799 die Ernennung zum außerordentlichen, 1816 zum ordentlichen Professor. Die Ehrenmitgliedschaft der Berliner Akademie erhielt er bereits 1786. In den Jahren 1790-1792 unternahm er die langersehnte Studienreise nach Rom. Seit spätestens 1808 litt er zunehmend unter gesundheitlichen Beschwerden, Gicht und Asthma, wiederholte Kuraufenthalte in Teplitz folgten 1814 und 1822. Klengel war als Landschafts- und Tiermaler, als Zeichner, Radierer und Lithograph tätig und bildete eine große Anzahl auch bedeutender Schüler aus. Er gab mehrere Radierungsfolgen mit eigenen Landschaftsbildern und nach Zeichnungen von Dietrich sowie eine Anleitung für Landschaftszeichner heraus.

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        An Account of the Trial of Thomas Muir, Esq. Younger, of Huntershill, Before the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, On the 30th and 31st days of August, 1793, for Sedition

      Samuel Campbell, New York 1794 - 8vo. 148pp. Frontispiece engraving of Thomas Muir. Restored. Original marbled paper covered boards with brown calf leather corners and joints. New rebacked spine with 5 raised bands and gilt stamped title on brown leather spine label. 2 newer end sheets inserted. Old ink name of Benj. Thomas on front paste down and old ink names of Benj. Thomas and Dan Clap on title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anna Selbdritt vor einem skizzenhaft angedeuteten architektonischen Hintergrund.

      - Bleistift, auf Velin. 33,2:24,7 cm. Insgesamt etwas fleckig, kleine Quetschfalte im oberen Rand. Provenienz: Sammlung Ignaz Dornach, Weiler bei Lindau, nicht bei Lugt. Marie Ellenrieder wurde von dem Konstanzer Miniaturmaler J. Einsle (1794 – nach 1850) unterrichtet. Danach erhielt sie als erste Frau die Zulassung zum Kunststudium an der Akademie in München. Anschließend wurde sie Porträtmalerin an südwestdeutschen Fürstenhöfen (Hohenzollerischer Hof in Sigmaringen, Fürstenbergischer Hof in Donaueschingen), ebenso malte sie religiöse Themen. 1822-1824 hielt sie sich in Rom auf, dort machte sie die Bekanntschaft von Louise Seidler (1786-1866) sowie von F. Overbeck (1789-1869) und weiteren Nazarenern; häufig ausbleibende Anerkennung durch ihre männlichen deutsch-römischen Kollegen führte jedoch zur Ausbildung einzelgängerischen Verhaltens. Ein einjähriger Aufenthalt in Florenz folgte. Nach ihrer Rückkehr nach Baden ist die nahezu ausschließliche Fokussierung auf religiöse Kunst zu beobachten. Seit 1829 lebte sie in Karlsruhe und wurde zur großherzoglich-badischen Hofmalerin ernannt. Reisen nach Zürich, Dresden und München folgten. Ab den 1830er Jahren folgte durch eine schon seit dem ersten Italienaufenthalt in selbstzerstörerische Selbstanklagen und Depressionen fallende Gemütslage sowie durch Ablehnung und Verleugnung der eigenen Sinnlichkeit und Körperlichkeit und Zweifel an den eigenen künstlerischen Leistungen die zunehmende Abkehr vom gesellschaftlich-öffentlichen Leben. 1834/35 kehrte sie nach Konstanz zurück. 1838-1840 unternahm sie die zweite Italienreise. In den 40er und 50er Jahren gelingt es ihr, nach Jahren mit Krankheit und Depressionen, erneut zu ihrer schöpferischen Kraft zurückzufinden.

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        Voyages du professeur Pallas, dans plusieurs provinces de l'empire de Russie et dans l'Asie septentrionale; traduits de l'Allemand par le C. Gauthier de la Peyronie. Nouvelle édition, revue et enrichie de notes par les CC. Lamarck & Langlès.

      Paris, Maradan, 1794.8 volumes + atlas volume. 8vo and large 4to. Contemporary half calf (some extremities of spines sl. dam.). Atlas volume with 108 engraved plates, many folding or double-page.Second French edition, first published in 1788-1793. - The German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811) was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg and at the request of Catherine, he was placed in charge of an academy expedition into Russia and Siberia. The expedition set out from Moscow in April 1768 with five naturalists and seven astronomers. Pallas arrived back in St. Petersburg in July 1774 with a vast amount of data and many fossil specimens, but broken in health (Howgego p.784). Also included descriptions of journeys in the Caucasus.Bibl. Russica II, p.72; Wood p.511; Collection Atabey 918.

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        A New Chart of the Coast of Africa from the Straits og Gibraltar to Cape Blanco with Madeira & the Canary Islands: Laid down chiefly from the Observations of Mons De Borda who was sent in 1777, by the French Government to explore that ... (Truncated)

      Rob Laurie and J A Whittle, 1794, No Binding, Book Condition: Very GoodFull Book Title: A New Chart of the Coast of Africa from the Straits og Gibraltar to Cape Blanco with Madeira & the Canary Islands: Laid down chiefly from the Observations of Mons De Borda who was sent in 1777, by the French Government to explore that coast, and compared with those of several British and French NavigatorsCoast of Africa. uncoloured. original copper plate engravings. approx 760 x 1000mm. minor creasing. age related markings. this map is in excellent condition for it's age. would look great coloured and framed. lovely cartouche in right corner Quantity Available: 1. Category: Maps; Inventory No: 92cg.

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        Akademische Vorlesungen über die theologische Moral / nach seinem Tode hrsg. und mit einem Vorbericht begleitet von M. Christian Friedrich Traugott Voigt Prediger an der Universitätskirche zu Leipzig. Band 1 - 2 ( von insgesamt 3 erschienenen )

      Schwickert, Leipzig 1794 - Band 1 mit XII, 492 Seiten / Band 2 mit 540 Seiten. Jeweils in Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und farbigem Rückenschildchen sowie umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 21 x 13 cm ). Einbände stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken jeweils angeplatzt ( beim zweiten Band stärker angeplatzt ) und etwas beschädigt. Im ersten Band innen handschriftliche Vermerke von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatz vorn, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, desgleichen der zweite Band innen nur gering fleckig. ( der dritte, 1795 erschienene Band ist nicht vorhanden ). Zusammen 2 Bände. - sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 1100 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Article on Indian rhinoplasty] in Gentleman's Magazine.

      Nichols, London 1794 - The First Report Published in Europe on the Hindu Method of RhinoplastyB. L. Article on Hindu rhinoplasty. In: The Gentleman's Magazine LXIV, pt. 2, no. 4 (October, 1794) 891-92, 1 plate (at p. 883). 8vo. [2], [585]-1212, [16]pp. (containing 6 numbers, July-December, 1794 & supplement). 19 plates (of 21). [London]: Nichols, 1794. 206 x 128 mm. Calf c. 1794, a little rubbed, skillfully rebacked retaining original red morocco label. Slight foxing & soiling but very good. 19th century signature and bookplate of Richard Kneeshaw; library bookplate and stamp.First Edition. This untitled article was the first report published in Europe of the Indian forehead-flap method of rhinoplasty. "B. L.'s" report in The Gentleman's Magazine of the curious operation of making a nose from a forehead flap, accompanied by an engraving of the patient Cowasjee with restored nose and showing the stages of the operation, sparked Western interest in plastic operations. This interest culminated in Carpue's successes with the Indian method in 1814-1816 (Garrison-Morton 5737) which were the turning point in the development of modern plastic surgery. Gnudi & Webster 309-16 & fig. 47 reproducing the famous Cowasjee plate. McDowell 74-88, reproducing plate. Zeis / Patterson 438, also noting a later article on p. 1093 calling attention to European rhinoplasty and Tagliacozzi. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Travels in India, During the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, and 1783

      (London): Printed for The Author, 1794. vii; 154 pages. Large folding map, 14 engraved plates. Ownership inscription in the upper margin of the title-page & bookplate of George Hutchinson Swain. Contemporary calf neatly rebacked retaining the original morocco label. William Hodges (1744-1797) was an English painter. He accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage to the Pacific Ocean in 1772, and is best known for the sketches and paintings of the locations he visited on that voyage, including Table Mountain, Tahiti, Easter Island, and the Antarctic. Between 1780 and 1784 he was one of the first professional landscape artists to visit India, working for the East India Company, and also for Warren Hastings the then Governor-General. Having amassed a considerable fortune in India, Hodges returned to England and settled in Queen Street, Mayfair, where he built himself a studio and exhibited his views of India. Second Edition. Near Fine. 4to.

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        Physicalsk, oeconomisk og medicochirurgisk Bibliothek for Danmark og Norge. Uggivet af et Selskab. Bind 1-12.

      Kjøbenhavn, Trykt paa Boghandler C. L. Buchs Forlag, 1794-97. (8) + 488 + (6) + 458 + (6) + 490 + (6) + 416 + (6) + 484 + (6) + 434 + (4) + 432 + 1 plansje + (6) + 425 + (1) + 3 plansjer + (6) + 422 + (8) + 434 + 3 plansjer + (8) + 422 + (8) + 390 + 1 plansje. 2 tabeller. Elegante samt. brune helskinnbd. med gule skinn tittelfelt og grønne tomefelt. Rikt ryggdekor i gull. Bordyre i gull på for- og bakdekkel. Et meget fint sett

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        An Essay on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and Beautiful; and, on the Use of Studying Pictures, for the Purpose of Improving Real Landscape, 1794 BOUND WITH: WITH: A Letter to Uvedale Price, Esq London: Printed [for the Author] by G Nicol, 1794 PRESENTATION COPY WITH: Essays on the Picturesque [ ] Vol II, 1798

      London: J. Robson [and D. Walker], 1794 [and 1798]. FIRST EDITIONS. Two octavo volumes. xv, [1], 288, 20; xxvii, [1], 432 pages. Uniformly bound in contemporary full speckled calf with morocco spine labels and gilt titles. Hinges rubbed, scuffing with some abrading to corners. Offsetting to endpapers. Mild toning with some occasional minor foxing. Copious notations throughout and to endpapers. A very good set First Edition of both volumes of Price's most important contribution to the Picturesque movement, in which Price expresses his view that landscaping should incorporate existing trees and paths, instead of sweeping these away for new planting. Ours appears to be the only copy currently on the market. OUR SET ALSO CONTAINS A PRESENTATION COPY OF REPTON'S "LETTER TO UVEDALE PRICE" (London, 1794), here in First Edition; again, ours is apparently the only copy currently on the market (signed or unsigned). "While Sir Uvedale Price was not the first critic in the history of British eighteenth-century aesthetic theory to write about the picturesque and its relation to the fine and useful arts, he was the concept's most discerning, sensible, evocative, and influential explicator. As art historians and architectural historians, we can still learn much from the dialectic in Price's writings between accident and order, between emotion and principles, as he applied it to his analyses of the picturesque, and from his independent refusal to succumb to the fallacies of contemporary historicism in practice and theory" (Marcia Allentuck, "Sir Uvedale Price and the Picturesque Garden" in: The Picturesque Garden and its Influence outside the British Isles (Dumbarton Oaks, 1974). Price's "Essays" are primary documents of the Picturesque movement spearheaded by Edmund Burke and William Gilpin. This book was an attempt to discredit Capability Brown's theories of invasive landscaping. Price called for the recognition of the aesthetics that appear innately in Nature through time and benign neglect. His writings had a considerable influence on early nineteenth-century architecture, garden design and aesthetic thought. Whereas the original bookplates were covered by those of Paul Breman, the gilt crests on the spines of the bindings reveal that they came from the large library at Spixworth Hall (a.k.a. Spixworth Park), Norfolk, the seat of Francis Longe (1748-1812), Sheriff of Norfolk (his crest: a lion, sejant, holding a saltier). Built in 1607, Spixworth Hall passed into the Longe family in 1693 (SOURCE: National Archives, Deeds and Documents Relating to Spixworth Hall Estate). Spixworth Hall fell into disrepair, and was demolished in 1950. Spixworth Park is described in great detail in James Grigor's "Eastern arboretum: or, Register of remarkable trees, seats, gardens, &c. in the county of Norfolk : with popular delineations of the British Sylva" (1854) pp. 215-216. We quote: "Those who can remember this park some twenty years ago, will not fail to regret the quantity of timber which, since that period, has fallen a prey to the fatal axe. There are still, however, several trees of the same age yet remaining, whilst some of them, particularly those near the dovecot, are fine and well grown, creating a depth of shade and giving a park-like effect to the surrounding scenery." But this was not always the case, as is clear from the description of the estate in 1854: "[Spixworth Hall] is surrounded by extensive gardens, and by a park of one hundred and fifty acres, ornamented with some fine timber" (SOURCE: Bernard Burke, "A visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland" p. 159. REFERENCES: Burke, A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, 1847, vol. I, p. 764. Subsequently in the library of R.W. Ketton-Cremer, biographer of Horace Walpole, Thomas Gray, and others, with his penciled notes on first blank (dated 1947).

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        Memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F. in a Series of Letters ... Extracted from her Letters of the French Revolution

      Printed at Boston, 1794. A-D6. Pp. [1, title]-[3], 4-47, [48, blank]. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary blue boards. Last leaf torn with loss of bottom third, not affecting text. Some staining throughout. The French Revolution had a great impact on Williams's own life and literary career. She went to France in the summer of 1790, and her enthusiastic book about her travels, Letters Written in France (1790), would become the first of eight volumes of eyewitness accounts, later known as the Letters from France (1790-96). She explained in her first book that the historic Bastille day celebration in Paris was 'not a time in which distinctions of country were remembered. It was the triumph of human kind ... and it required but the common feelings of humanity to become in that moment a citizen of the world' (p. 14) ODNB. Scarce.

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        Elementos de aritmética álgebra y Geometría su autor.Segunda edición.

      Francisco de Toxar, Salamanca 1794 - 4 hojas incluso portada, 512 páginas y 9 láminas plegadas Segunda edición de esta correcta y básica obra destinada a los más jóvenes para el conocimiento de estas ramas de las matemáticas como son el álgebra, la aritmética y geometría. Se trata de una edición aumentada y mejorada con respecto a la primera. Esta ilustrada con un total de 9 láminas plegadas explicativas, grabadas sobre cobre por Felix Prieto. Ejemplar en muy buen estado de conservación, limpio. Palau nº 98087 Pasta de la época, lomera con nervios, tejuelo e hilos dorados.

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        Advice to the Privileged Orders, in the Several States of Europe, Resulting from the Necessity and Propriety of a General Revolution in the Principle of Government. Part 1. [?] Part II

      London printed: New York-Reprinted: by Childs ans Swaine, 1794. First American editions. 118; 88 pp. 1 vols. Contemporary calf and marbled boards. Rebacked and recornered, with new endsheets. First American editions of two separately printed parts of Barlow's most important prose work. "[Advice to the Privileged Orders] forcibly presents the doctrine of the responsibility of the State, a doctrine as admissably true today as it was then heretical to Barlow's college friends" (ANB). [Bound with:] BARLOW, Joel. A letter to the National Convention of France, on the defects in the Constitution of 1791, and the extent of the amendments which ought to be applied. To which is added The conspiracy of kings, a poem. By Joel Barlow...New York : Printed by Thomas Greenleaf, for J. Fellows, no. 192, Water-Street. (According to act of Congress.), [1793]. 87 pp. First American edition. Evans 25143; BAL 880.

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        Gemeine giftige Pflanzen, zum Unterricht des Landvolks, vorz?glich der Schuljugend. Mit einem zweckm??igen Anhange

      Prague: Sch?nfeld, 1794. Second Edition. Engraved title vignette, 12 engraved plates with contemporary hand coloring. Pp. [4], 35. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Disbound. Title leaf closely trimmed at foot with loss of bottom of date. Private library stamp of Hans Ernst von Stockhausen, Wuelmersen. Plates interleaved and tipped to later blank leaves at gutter. First gathering loosened, a few leaves creased. Very good. Illustrated handbook of poisonous plants, including henbane, thorn apple (datura), water hemlock, ergot, deadly amanitas, false chanterelle, etc. With brief account of various incidents of poisoning in Bohemia. The appendix treats subjects such as arsenic, rabies, suffocation, and the purification of long sealed wells upon reopening.The full page handcolored plates give the German and Czech names for the plants and mushrooms.Rare and interesting.

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        The Trial of Maurice Margarot, before the High Court of Judiciary, at Edinburgh

      New York: James Carey, no. 91, Broad-Street, 1794. Octavo, engraved portrait frontispiece, 166 pp.; some offsetting but an unusually clean copy, in attractive modern quarter calf. New York edition of a rare work: the trial that sent Margarot to Botany Bay. Very scarce American edition of the trial of the "Scottish martyr" Margarot, and one of very few eighteenth-century American publications of Australian interest. This is in fact the first separately printed edition of this important trial, and includes not only the transcript of the trial (in which Margarot conducted his own defence) but also Margarot's long summation and the judgement against him. This is the first copy we have had of the book in over a decade.The interesting frontispiece features a portrait of Margarot signed by the American artist Benjamin Tanner (1775-1848), over a few lines from the trial transcript:Marg: Did you use these words - What shod. you think of giving him: 100 lashes, together with Botany Bay - or words to that purpose?Ld. J. Clk: Go on - Put your quests. if you have any more.Marg: Did any person - Did a Lady, say to you, that the Mob would not allow you to whip him: & my Lord, did you not say that the Mob would be the better for letting a little BLOOD?Maurice Margarot was one of the "Scottish martyrs" sentenced to transportation (for 14 years in his case). Together with a group of fellow 'seditionists' he was sent to Botany Bay on board the Surprize. Disputes over what happened on board the Surprize continue to this day, but in short Margarot was accused by fellow Scottish Martyr Thomas Palmer of having informed the captain of a planned convict mutiny on board, leading to their incarceration for the rest of the voyage. After his arrival in Australia Margarot seems to have spent the next 17 years as a highly mobile 'double agent' moving alternately between the Governor's clique, groups of disaffected army officers and Irish 'rebel' conspirators. He was vociferous during the governorship of Hunter, while his relations with Governor Kinghave been called 'complex and mysterious' (ADB). He is considered to have probably been involved in the planning of the Irish rebellion of March 1804, actions which led to him being forced to spend the next few years in Norfolk Island, Van Diemen's Land, and Newcastle, before returning to England in 1810. Margarot died five years later in poverty, although in the 1830s his reputation was rehabilitated by some of the founders of the Chartist movement.Ferguson Addenda (189a) noted only the National Library's imperfect copy (the Nan Kivell copy), but there now appears to be a second complete copy noted in the library; a complete copy has likewise since been acquired by the State Library of New South Wales. The Margarot trial was evidently of more than passing interest in the United States as in 1796 a now even rarer Philadelphia edition was published by a William Carey (presumably a relation of James).

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        Land Grant to Neil McKellar of sixty acres in Petersham

      Sydney: 3 October, 1794. Folio, manuscript in ink on paper, 440 x 367 mm., with original paper seal, official stamps and annotations, ticketed to the reverse; very good, some wear at the old folds. Signed by Grose, Collins, White, Paterson and Laing. An important and interesting land grant from the first years of settlement, signed by Francis Grose (acting governor for two years following Phillip's departure), witnessed by John White, William Paterson, and Edward Laing, and inscribed by David Collins as Governor's Secretary.The grant was made to Neil McKellar (1792-circa 1802), an ensign in the New South Wales Corps, of which Grose had been commanding officer. McKellar had come to Sydney on the Fourth Fleet. By 1797 he was promoted lieutenant, and was in command at the Hawkesbury. He was again promoted by Governor King, who installed McKellar as his aide-de-camp and secretary in 1800. Interestingly, given Paterson's signature here, McKellar would second Paterson in his September 1801 duel with John Macarthur; it was because of his involvement that King ordered McKellar to sail for London on the schooner Caroline. It is known that McKellar was supposed to return via New Bedford, Massachusetts, but he never arrived: he is assumed to have died at sea in 1802, but this has not been confirmed (see the entry in the Australian Encyclopaedia).The parcel of land was for sixty acres in Petersham, the plot to be bounded by Parramatta Road to the north, Craven Place to the south, and Hammond Hill to the east. The substantial holding was to be known as "Glendarnell", presumably a reference to McKellar's Scots' heritage. The lease is recorded in Ryan's Land Grants 1788-1809, along with four other substantial land grants to McKellar.Such grants, signed by the luminaries of the fledgling colony, present a rare and attractive insight into early Sydney, and are becoming increasingly scarce.

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        Ferishta's History of Dekkan (2 Bände)

      Shrewsbury, Eddowes, 1794.. from the first mahummedan Conquest 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 successors in the empire of Hindustan to the present day: and the history of Bengal, from the accesssion of Aliverdee Khan to the year 1780, comprised in six parts. XIII, 411 Seiten; II, 461 Seiten, Halblederbände um 1900 mit Kopfgoldschnitt, 28,5 x 24 cm,. Einbände leicht berieben, Buchblock mit Kopfgoldschnitt sonst unbeschnitten, innen etwas gebräunt.

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        Manuscript Document Signed, being a contract between Webster and LINDLEY MURRAY regarding the terms of Webster's purchase from Murray of a plot of land in lower Manhattan, "now in tenure and occupation of Thomas Greenleaf, printer"

      [New York], 1794. Signed by Webster, and Murray's attorneys, John Murray , Sr. and Jr. Three scallop-topped pages on two adjoining sheets. 7-3/4 x 12-1/2 in. Some splitting along central vertical fold, otherwise in fine condition. In quarter blue morocco folder. Murray and Webster Do A Deal A New York City real-estate transaction with tremendous resonance. This remarkable agreement was made between the two pioneering, rival American grammarians, Lindley Murray and Noah Webster, whose grammars, spellers, and readers influenced many generations of American students. Indeed, Lindley Murray (1745-1826) was the only rival in popularity to Noah Webster, and he published his hugely successful ENGLISH GRAMMAR in 1795, while living in York, shortly after this document was signed. In it, he agrees to sell a plot of land to none other than Noah Webster himself ("all that certain lot of ground situate lying and being in the second Ward of the City of New York ... bounded in front on Water Street, on the East side by ground of Robert Bruce, and on the West side by ground of John Keese ...") By an equally curious coincidence, the then-current tenant of Murray's property was the New York printer, Thomas Greenleaf, whose "New York Journal and Patriotic Register" was the first Democratic organ in the country.

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        An Introduction to Botany

      London: Crowder, 1794. hardcover. Containing an Explanation of the Theory of that Science; Extracted from the Works of Dr. Linnaeus. Illustrated with 12 copper plates, 2 explanatory tables, an appendix and glossary. 434pp., 8vo, beautiful contemporary speckled calf binding with gilt-tooled spine and red leather label. London: S. Crowder, 1794. Fifth corrected edition. Scattered foxing, else near fine.

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        Third Congress imprint of ???An Act directing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States??? to be held ???in readiness to march at a moment???s warning.??? Three months later, Pres. Washington mobilized the militia to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion setting a precedent for the use of the militia to ???execute the laws of the union...and suppress insurrections.???

      Historic Imprint signed in type ???Go: Washington??? as President, ???John Adams??? as Vice-President, and ???Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg??? as Speaker of the House, 1.5 pages, front and verso, 8" X 13.25". Philadelphia: 1794. Disbound, tiny thread holes at edge. Pencil notation at top. Edges tanned. Fine condition. In part,???...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...??? The number of militia is listed by state: Georgia 1333, South-Carolina 3550, North-Carolina 7331, Kentucky 1532, Virginia 11,377, Maryland 5418, Delaware 1256, Pennsylvania 10,768, New-Jersey 4318, New-York 7971, Vermont 2139, Connecticut 5881, Rhode Island 1697, Massachusetts 11,885, and New-Hampshire 3544. The act was approved by Pres. Washington on May 9, 1794. On May 19, 1794, Secretary of War Henry Knox transmitted to the Governors of the States copies of this act. Farmers in western Pennsylvania had been angered by a federal excise tax imposed on whiskey since 1791 and had been engaged in a series of attacks on tax collectors, especially in river towns. The attacks escalated and in July 1794, a federal marshal was attacked. On August 7, 1794, Pres. Washington issued a proclamation commanding ???all persons, being insurgents, as aforesaid, and all others whom it may concern, on or before the 1st day of September next to disperse and retire peaceably to their respective abodes.â? He also stated that â??it is in my judgment necessary under the circumstances of the case to take measures for calling forth the militia in order to suppress the combinations aforesaid, and to cause the laws to be duly executed; and I have accordingly determined so to do, feeling the deepest regret for the occasion.â? An army of almost 13,000 militia was mobilized and the insurrection was suppressed. Five years into his presidency, Washington had asserted the right of the national government to enforce order in one state with troops raised in other states. Evans 27852. NAIP w014568.

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        The New Wonderful Magazine, and Marvellous Chronicle of Extraordinary Productions, Events, and Occurrences, in Nature and Art. Consisting entirely of Matter which come under the Denomination of MIRACULOUS! QUEER! ODD! STRANGE! SUPERNATURAL! WHIMSICAL! ABSURD! OUT OF THE WAY! and UNACCOUNTABLE! ... Vol. I. for the year 1793

      London: Printed for the Proprietors. Published by Alex. Hogg, 1794. First edition, second issue, with new title page, and some alterations in the preliminary matter. Illustrated with 75 "Curious and Elegant" engravings of freaks, prodigies, oddities, wonders, etc. 5 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, volume II rebacked, spines end of other volumes repaired, red leather spine labels. Joints starting, small chip from heel of volume IV, else very good. The New Wonderful Magazine Marvels, prodigies, oddities, whimsical anecdotes, bizarre tales, all wonderfully illustrated in this rare delight, which surely must be one of the earliest magazines of its kind. There is an engraving of a nasty looking "Walking Bookseller" who resembles very much Tom Paine The BM catalogue noting the first issue with a title simply "The Wonderful Magazine, and Marvellous Chronicle: or, New Weekly Entertainer," also records another set with title beginning as above "The New Wonderful, Magazine ... ", and notes that it is a duplicate of the former with variant title page and alter preliminaries.

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        A Succinct View of the Rule in Shelley's Case; Exhibiting, By negative and affirmative Propositions, the Instances in which several Limitations, one to the Ancestor, the other to the Heirs . . . do and do not give the Inheritance to the Ancestor

      Exeter: Printed for the Author, by Trewman and Son, 1794. Later cloth, gilt, rubbed, some foxing, ex-library, else a good copy One of the earliest works by the Inner Temple barrister whom Holdsworth referred to (twice) as "the famous conveyancer", critically examining one of the longest-lived and debated doctrines of English real property law, finally abolished in 1926

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        Roman Portraits, a Poem in Heroic Verse, with Historical remarks and illustrations, by Robert Jephson

      London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. [iv], xxxiv, [2], 277 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, 19 engraved plates (mostly full-page). 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary full red straight-grained morocco, covers tooled in gilt and blind with outer rolls and center stamped square and diamond in gilt, elaborate gilt spine compartments, brown endleaves, black leather hinges, a.e.g.; extremities worn, repair to front hinge, upper corner bumped. Early ownership signature of T. Drayson. With a very unusual fore-edge painting of a floral decoration with two cherubs, a pair of red dragons bordering a center vignette of a cherub riding a horse either in the clouds or on the sea.

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        The Mysteries of Udolpho. A Romance Interspersed with Some Pieces of Poetry

      London: Printed for C.G. and J. Robinson, 1794. First edition. [ii], 428; [ii], 478; [ii], 463, [1]; [ii], 428 pp., without half-titles. 4 vols. 12mo. Contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, red leather spine labels. Slight rubbing to joints and corners, internally fine, clean and crisp. A choice copy of one of the most famous and best-selling gothic romances of the last 200 years, reprinted, translated, adapted, and dramatized innumerable times during the nineteenth century and into our own.

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        Aphorismen aus der chemischen Physiologie der Pflanzen. Aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt von Gotthelf Fischer. Nebst einigen Zusätzen von Hedwig und einer Vorrede von Christ. Friedr. Ludwig.

      Leipzig, Voss, 1794.. (19,5 x 11,5 cm). XX, 206 (2) S. Dekorativer Halblederband der Zeit mit hübscher Rückenvergoldung.. Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe eines seiner Frühwerke. Es wurde von J. G. Fischer von Waldheim übersetzt und von Humboldt selbst revidiert. Die "Aphorismen" erschienen erstmals 1793 als Teil der "Flora Fribergensis specimen" und enthalten vielfältige botanische und physiologische Beobachtungen und Ideen zur Bestimmung der Lebenskraft. Sie sind somit als eine Vorstudie zu seinem Werk über die Muskel- und Nervenfasern zu verstehen. - Vorsatz mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk. Papierbedingt minimal gebräunt. Einband gering berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt dekoratives Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - Loewenberg 22; Fiedler-Leitner 1.2.1 Scarce first German edition of one of his earliest books. - Very mild browning. Bound in contemporary half calf, slightly rubbed. A fine copy

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

      Stockholm, A. J. Nordström. 1794. 4:o. 276, 267-270, 281-338, 389-474, 425-488, 481-848 s. Genomgående med fläckar och lagerfläckar. Sammanbunden med: Utdrag af de hufwudsakeligaste handlingar, som lemna uplysning om det hos kongl. maj:ts och rikets höglofl. Swea hof-rätt anhängige hög-mål, rörande åtskillige personers förehafde stämplingar emot rikets antagne och beswurne regenring och styrelse, jemte en derpå grundan berättelse i målet, utgifne til underdånigste följe af kongl. mat:ts dess justitie-canszlers-embete derom gifne nådigste befallning. Stockholm, Johan A Carlbohm, 1794. 4:o. (24),+ 96. Lagerfläckig. Något nött samtida hfrbd, guldornerad rygg med beige titeletikett, röda snitt. Bring Rättegångshandlingar 758:1 och 758:7, normalvarianten. Setterwall 3352. En uppsjö av följdskrifter utkom i den uppmärksammande högmålsprocessen mot Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt och de andra utpekade kuppmakarna, däribland den stackars Magdalena Rudensköld. Bring räknar upp 24 stycken. Det första arbetet är huvudprotokollet. Det andra arbetet innehåller brevväxlingen mellan Armfelt, Magdalena Rudensköld och Johan Albrech Ehrenström samt Ehrenströms långa avbön, skriven "i mitt Fängelse-rum på högwakten wid Kongl. Slottet i Stockholm". Den innehåller även Armfelts olika concept från Neapel, vilka uppsnappades av Piranesis agenter i Florens

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        Department of State, July 31, 1794, The Secretary of State requests the [blank] to permit any persons interested and inquiring for the List at the foot hereof, to see the same

      [Philadelphia], 1794. Folio. (13 x 7 3/4 inches). 4pp. Signed in print by J. Wagner, Clerk. Contemporay manuscript notations on each page tallying the number of vessels. Unbound A contemporary official printed list of American vessels with spoliation claims, issued by the Secretary of State in the midst of the negotiations over Jay's Treaty. In 1793 and 1794, the British captured numerous neutral American merchant ships during its conflict with France, including ships in both European and North American waters. The Secretary of State here issued an official list of 304 American merchant vessels -- including the ship's name, as well as the names of the masters and owners -- for distribution among port collectors, compiled "from the record of the Cases in the office of the Department of State." The terms of Jay's Treaty would include compensation for the vexations and spoliations, with the British eventually paying out over $10,000,000 by 1802.A rare and ephemeral early American document. OCLC cites but a single copy (Library Company). Not in Evans or Bristol.

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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

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Gießen, 9. XII. 1794.. 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). 4to.. An den Musikverlag Breitkopf in Leipzig: "Ich bin gesonnen 6 kurtze und sehr leichte Orgel-Präl[udien] für Land Organisten, herauszugeben und - solche bey Ew. HochEdelg. druken zu laßen. Ich frag Ew. HochEdelg. also, was ich für 300 oder 400 Ex. zahlen müste. Das Manuscript ist nur einen Bogen in Quart stark. Dahero wünschte ich aber, daß Ew. HochEdelg. solche gleich nach Weynachten drucken liesen [...]". - Rinck wurde vom Bach-Schüler Johann Christian Kittel unterrichtet, verzichtete jedoch auf ein weiterführendes Studium und trat 1790 eine Stelle als Stadtorganist in Gießen an. "Die kärgliche Besoldung von 50 fl. jährl., die zu angestrengtem Privatunterricht und Abschreibetätigkeit zwang, wurde bald erhöht, so daß er 1793 heiraten konnte" (MGG XI, 539). Im Jahre 1803 avancierte er dort zum Universitätsmusikdirektor. 1805 folgte er einem Ruf nach Darmstadt als Kantor und Organist der Stadtkirche, später Hoforganist und Kammermusiker von Großherzog Ludwig I. Rinck "hat als einer der einflußreichsten Orgelkomponisten der Restaurationszeit besonders für die Entwicklung der Choralbearbeitung und des freien Orgelstücks entscheidende Bedeutung gehabt" (ebda.). - Größere Schadstelle im Bug des Doppelblatts alt ergänzt (ohne Textberührung). Am unteren Rand der ersten Seite von alter Sammlerhand bezeichnet.

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        Voyages du Professeur Pallas, dans Plusieurs Provinces de L'Empire de Russie, et dans L'Asie Septentrionale

      Atlas alone constituting the ninth volume of trips Pallas, consisting of four large folding plates (the large general map of the Russian Empire), and 104 boards including several fold-containing plants (67 boards), wildlife, the archeology and some cards spread, or 108 planches.Reliure to bradel open cardboard, part of title pasted on the back, modern binding. A yellow halo on 10 boards from fading in the margins in the middle, at the beginning of work on the boards of the faune.Pallas, German naturalist and explorer, is offered by the Academy of Science of St. Petersburg, the conduct of one of the great scientific expeditions sent at the initiative of Catherine II, explore the Russian Empire which many parts are still unclear. This atlas summarizes the findings of Pallas in southern Russia. All the trips he made in the vast Russian empire have advanced science in many fields (paleontology, geography, geology, ethnography and linguistics. Chez Maradan A Paris 1794 (An II) Grd. in 4 (25x33cm) relié

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        "Der Hohlweg".

      . Aquatinta in Braun, 1794, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, unter der Darstellung in der Platte bezeichnet "Rom ausgegeben im September 1794". 24,3:19,7 cm. Literatur: Nagler 49; Andresen/Heller 6, II (von II) mit der Schrift.. Seine Ausbildung als Maler, Zeichner und Radierer erfuhr Mechau bis 1770 in Leipzig bei A.F. Oeser (1717-1799) sowie bei Chr. B. Rode (1725-1797), B.N. Le Sueur (1714-1783) und P. J. Bardou (1745-1814) in Berlin. Anschließend war er 1770-1773 Schüler von G.B. Casanova (1730-1795) in Dresden. Als Pensionär des sächsischen Kurfürsten ging er gemeinsam mit H. Füger (1751-1818) nach Rom, wo er vor allen Dingen von Claude Lorrain (1600-1682) und J.Ph. Hackert (1737-1807) beeinflußt wurde. 1780-1790 lebte er ohne feste Anstellung in Dresden, anschließend wieder in Rom, dem er aber 1798 wegen der politischen Wirren den Rücken kehrte und ließ sich anschließend als Akademielehrer endgültig in Dresden nieder.

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        Systematisches Handbuch der gesammten Chemie. 2. ganz umgearbeitete Auflage. 4 Bände.

      Halle, Waisenhaus, 1794-1796.. 8°. XVIII SS., 3 Bll., 560 SS.; 4 Bll., 638 SS.; 4 Bll., 760 SS.; VI, 352 SS. Ldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch. (beschabt, bestoßen, Rsch. tls. abgeschabt, Kapitale mit kleinen Läsuren, bei Bd. II Rücken etw. wurmstichig).. Ferchl 199.- Maßgebliche, auf vier Bände erweiterte und auf Grundlage der neuen Lavoisierschen Theorie umgearbeitete Auflage.- Gren (Bernburg 1760 - 1798 Halle) war Chemiker, Physiker und Arzt, er verfasste Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts das viel gelesene 'Handbuch der Chemie', an dem nach dem Tode Grens auch Martin Heinrich Klaproth mitarbeitete. 1794 beginnt er mit der Herausgabe des 'Journals der Physik', die als 'Annalen der Physik' von Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert fortgeführt wurden.- Titel gestempelt und mit hs. Bes.-Vermerk. Papier leicht gebräunt und stellenweise etw. braunfleckig.

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        Transactions of the Society Institued at London, for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce; with the Premiums offered in the Year 1794. Vol. XII

      London: T. Spilsbury and Son, 1794. Octavo, xviii, 400 pp., with three aquatint plates; fine in early nineteenth-century half calf, small perforation to lower end of the spine panel. Important contemporary printed notice of the success of Captain William Bligh's successful second expedition for bread-fruit in the Providence. Any printed material relating to the second breadfruit voyage is scarce, as Bligh had largely fallen out of favour with the London establishment by this time (Bligh's own planned narrative of the Providence voyage was never published).The Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce had for some years offered a gold medal to whoever first transported live breadfruit trees to the Caribbean colonies. Accordingly, news of Bligh's successful second expedition transporting breadfruit to St. Helena, the West Indies and Jamaica attracted the keen attention of the Society's patrons. This issue of the Transactions publishes notices from officials in all three destinations, listing the number of breadfruit trees (and their state of health) alongside other exotic species from Timor and further afield. Overall praise for Bligh is effusive from those receiving the plants; indeed, the Secretary at St. Helena wrote of the 'inexpressible degree of wonder and delight, to contemplate a floating garden...transported in luxuriance from one extremity of the world to the other'A grand list at the rear of this volume awards 'Captain William Bligh, R.N. for his having conveyed from the Islands of the South Seas, to the Islands of the West Indies, subject to the crown of Great Britain, six hundred and ninety plants of the Bread-fruit Tree in a growing state, the GOLD MEDAL.'.

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        A Narrative of the Campaign in India which terminated in the war with Tippoo Sultan in 1792

      W. Bulmer for G. Nicol, London 1794 - (10 5/8 x 8 3/8 inches). 9 engraved maps and plates (some folding). Full contemporary tree calf, covers bordered in gilt, spine richly gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering piece in the second. Provenance: Edward Clive, 2nd Earl of Powis (1785-1848, grandson of Robert Clive of India. Inscription dated 'Eton College . 1800') A fine copy in a lovely contemporary binding of an important account of British India and the third Anglo-Mysore war. Alexander Dirom here gives a largely first-hand account of the final campaign in the Third Anglo-Mysore War, including the siege of Seringapatam, and covering a period between the spring of 1791 and the beginning of March 1792 when Tipu Sultan sued for peace with General Cornwallis, and eventually surrendered his two sons as hostages. Alexander Dirom, who served as Deputy Adjutant-General during the war was well placed to provide an informed account of events, and apparently compiled this work, with the help of fellow officers, on the voyage home. The first edition was published in 1793; the present second edition appeared in the following year. The work was admired by Lowndes: "A very amusing and entertaining detail [sic.] of the operations which closed the late Indian war in 1792." This fine copy with provenance to the grandson of an important British figure in India, Major General Edward Robert Clive (1725-1774). Also known as "Clive of India," he is credited with helping to establish the military and political supremacy of the East India Company in Southern India and Bengal, securing India, and the wealth that followed, for the British crown. Lowndes I, p.620. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Die Keppmühle bei Dresden-Hosterwitz.

      . Umrißradierung in Braun, braun laviert, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin mit Wasserzeichen "J. Whatman 1794", oben rechts mit dem Künstlerstempel "A.Z. im Schild". 42,2:30,8 cm. Auf den Bildrand geschnitten, wie bei Graphiken von Zingg nahezu üblich, Löchlein im Bereich des Wasserfalls sorgfältigst restauriert. Literatur: S. Weisheit-Possel, Adrian Zingg (1734-1816). Landschaftsgraphik zwischen Aufklärung und Romantik. Diss. Berlin 2008, S.263, Abb. 101.. Nach erstem Unterricht bei seinem Vater, dem Stahlschneider B. Zingg, machte der Schweizer Künstler Adrian Zingg 1753-1757 eine Ausbildung zum Kupferstecher bei J.R. Holzhalb (1723-1806) in Zürich. Danach war er als Stecher in der Werkstatt J.L. Aberlis (1723-1786) in Bern tätig. Mit diesem und dem Berner Medailleur J.E. Mörikofer (1706-1761) reiste der Künstler 1759 zu dem Stecher J.Gg. Wille (1715-1808) nach Paris, zu dessen engerem Freundeskreis Zingg bald gehörte. Mit Ausnahme einer Reise in die Schweiz, 1764/1765, war er bis 1766 in Paris tätig. Durch Wille erhielt er mehrere Stichaufträge nach C. Vernet (1758-1836), C.G. Schütz (1718-1791), C.W.E. Dietrich (1712-1774) u.a. Bereits 1764 wurde er als Lehrer der Kupferstecherkunst an die neu gegründete Dresdner Akademie unter Chr.L. von Hagedorn (1712-1780) berufen. Antritt der Stelle war erst 1766, da er über Bern, Zürich, Augsburg und Nürnberg nach Dresden reiste. Weitere Künstlerfreunde waren C.W.E. Dietrich und A. Graff (1726-1813). 1769 wurde er Mitglied der Wiener, 1787 der Berliner Akademie. 1786 reiste er in die Schweiz. 1803 erhielt er eine Professur an der Dresdener Akademie. Schon 1766 wanderte Zingg durch das Elbegebirge. Besonders in den 1780/1790er Jahren unternahm er Studienwanderungen durch das Elbgebirge, Lausitzer- und Erzgebirge sowie die Meißner Gegend, das Leipziger Flachland, Böhmen, Brandenburg und Thüringen. Hier entstanden zahlreiche Landschaftszeichnungen. 1804 erschien "Adrian Zinggs Kupferstichwerk" (Leipzig, Verlag Tauchnitz). Darüber hinaus veröffentlichte er verschiedene Publikationen für den Zeichenunterricht.

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        Transactions of the Society Institued at London, for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce; with the Premiums offered in the Year 1794. Vol. XII

      T. Spilsbury and Son, London 1794 - Octavo, xviii, 400 pp., with three aquatint plates; fine in early nineteenth-century half calf, small perforation to lower end of the spine panel. Important contemporary printed notice of the success of Captain William Bligh's successful second expedition for bread-fruit in the Providence. Any printed material relating to the second breadfruit voyage is scarce, as Bligh had largely fallen out of favour with the London establishment by this time (Bligh's own planned narrative of the Providence voyage was never published).The Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce had for some years offered a gold medal to whoever first transported live breadfruit trees to the Caribbean colonies. Accordingly, news of Bligh's successful second expedition transporting breadfruit to St. Helena, the West Indies and Jamaica attracted the keen attention of the Society's patrons. This issue of the Transactions publishes notices from officials in all three destinations, listing the number of breadfruit trees (and their state of health) alongside other exotic species from Timor and further afield. Overall praise for Bligh is effusive from those receiving the plants; indeed, the Secretary at St. Helena wrote of the 'inexpressible degree of wonder and delight, to contemplate a floating garden?transported in luxuriance from one extremity of the world to the other'A grand list at the rear of this volume awards 'Captain William Bligh, R.N. for his having conveyed from the Islands of the South Seas, to the Islands of the West Indies, subject to the crown of Great Britain, six hundred and ninety plants of the Bread-fruit Tree in a growing state, the GOLD MEDAL.'.

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        The True End and Design of the Holy Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, Together with the Nature of the Preparation Necessary For a Right and Profitable Reception Thereof, Opened and Explained in Two Dialogues Between a Father and His Son

      Boston: Printed by P. Edes and S. Etheridge for B. Larkin, Cornhill, 1794. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 70pp. Front board and front end paper missing. Title page and rest of contents are complete. Thin leather backstrip is worn. Rear board detached. Rear marbled paper covered board is worn. No American copies listed. English copy is 1796. P. Edes is Peter, son of Benjamin Edes of the iconic American printing family. Rare. Evans American Imprints #26775.

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        A Tour Through Parts of Wales, Sonnets, Odes, and Other Poems. With engravings from drawings taken on the spot, by J. Smith

      Published by R. Blamire, London 1794 - , [8], 120 pages, complete with 13 coloured aquatint plates, the aquatint etchings are by Samuel Alken First Edition , rebound and with new end papers, lightly rubbed at head and tail of spine, previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, contemporary owner's name on front blank, few light patches of spots to pages but text generally clean, plates clean and bright, book in very good condition , modern half brown morocco with marbled paper sides, gilt title on earlier leather label, gilt bands to spine, teg Quarto, 31 x 24.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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