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        Memoirs of Count Grammont, by. A New Translation with notes and illustrations. Embellished with seventy-six portraits of the principal characters mentioned in the work

      Harding s.a. (1794), London - Portada, III-363-LXXXIV p., 3 h., 79 retratos a toda plana. Chagrín verde de época, doble filete dorado en ambos planos, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes también dorados.Bella edición ilustrada de las Memorias del Conde Grammont, publicadas por vez primera en 1713. La reputación de Anthony Hamilton es única. A pesar de ser inglés, los primeros años que pasó en Francia le hicieron un experto conocedor de la literatura francesa, sus contactos con la corte de Carlos II le dieron "el ojo y el oído" de un auténtico caballero francés. La elección del Conde de Grammnt como figura central de estas memorias se debió al casamiento de su hermana con éste mismo. La obra es un trabajo satírico e ingenioso, un ocurrente relato de las intrigas amorosas y escándalos en la Corte.Anthony Hamilton fue calificado por Voltaire como el primer escritor en conocer el verdadero "genio o fuerza" de la lengua francesa.La obra está ilustrada con un total de 79 retratos a toda plana grabados por Gardiner, Barrel, Silvester, Nugent. y dubujados por Harding

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        Ansicht von Lac du Vernex, Schweiz, mit Gebirgskulisse.

      . Pinsel in Grau, auf cremefarbenem Velin, schwarz umrandet, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert "Vernex 11/23 Fevrier". 14,2:13,6 cm. Auf Albumblatt montiert.. Die Tochter des Malers und Radierers G.W. von Reutern (1794-1865) und ältere Schwester des Bildnismalers Christoph von Reutern (1839-1859) war allein im privaten Bereich künstlerisch tätig. 1841 heiratete sie den bekannten russischen Dichter und Übersetzer Wassilij Andrejewitsch Schukowskij, der sich ebenso als Zeichner und Radierer betätigte. 1848-1852 lebte das Paar in Baden-Baden, wo zum Freundeskreis ihres Mannes Persönlichkeiten wie Puschkin, Gogol und Justinus Kerner zählten. Nach dem Tod ihres Mannes im Jahr 1852 zog sie mit ihrer Tochter Alexandra Wassiljewna nach Petersburg, wo jene später Hofdame und Geliebte des Großfürsten Alexei Alexandrowitsch Romanow wurde. G. von Reutern hielt sich vom November 1832 bis Juli 1833 mit seiner Familie zur Erholung in Vernex auf. Hier entstanden im Februar/März 1833 die uns vorliegenden Blätter von Elisabeth von Reutern.

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        Cary's New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland

      London: Author, 1794 On Which are carefully laid down all the direct and principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities, Market and Borough Towns, Parishes and most considerable hamlets, parks, Forests etc... In contemporary brown leather covers, decorative gilt tooling to edges, a little worn and bumped to corners and edges. Spine might have been relaid some time ago, gilt tooling, title in gilt to black leather label, edges very lightly rubbed. Internally, blue marbled end papers, remains of poorly removed bookplate to front paste down, title and dedication pages are engraved, 81 maps including the colored General Map, 85 pp, index followed by a 3 page list of subscribers. 30*24cm folio. A lovely copy, clean tight and untrimmed! (ESTC T149022)Cary whose firm's cartographic output was prolific and diverse, ranging through maps, plans, atlases, astronomical and educational works, road-books (including works based on surveys by Aaron Arrowsmith the elder, who probably trained him), guides, and globes. See ODNB.

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        Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, By Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century.

      Cambridge Printed by B. Flower, for the Editor 1794 - Coleridge's Second Appearance in Print [COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor]. [CHATTERTON, Thomas]. ROWLEY, Thomas. [SHARPE, Lancelot, editor]. Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, By Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century. Cambridge: Printed by B. Flower, for the Editor, 1794. The first printed appearance of Coleridge's Monody on the Death of Chatterton (page xxv-xxvii). This was only Coleridge's second appearance in print, the first being The Fall of Robespierre which was also printed in 1794. Fifth edition. Octavo (5 9/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 140 x 224 mm).[1, engraved title], [1, blank], [i]-xxix, [1, blank], [2], [1]-329, [1, blank] pp. With engraved additional title-page and a facsimileplate facing page 197. Nineteenth century half green morocco over marbled boards. Morocco outlined in gilt. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Spine lightly sunned. Edges and boards slightly rubbed. A small marginal paper flaw to leaf U4, not affecting text. Some light foxing to endpapers. A very good, clean copy. Thomas Chatterton who often wrote under the pseudonym Thomas Rowley was a poet who committed suicide at the age of seventeen and was revered by many of his contemporaries, thus inspiring Coleridge's Monody on the Death of Chatterton. "No poet, not even Coleridge-was ever so imbued with the romantic spirit; and without giving him more than his due, we must acknowledge Chatterton to be the founder of the modern romantic school of poetry. That Coleridge was influenced to a considerable extent by Chatterton is patent to everyone, and that he was deeply impressed by the fate of the younger is also evident.(The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors, Moulton 539). Haney 35. Warren. HBS 64554. $1,250 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems, Supposed to have been written at Bristol, By Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century

      Printed by B. Flower for the Editor, Cambridge 1794 - xxix, 329 p. Title page engraving and one diagram of coats of arms opposite page 197. Brown half-leather with brown cloth boards. Gold and blank impressing on spine with raised bands. Some rubbing at hinges and corners. Signed binding by Seton & Mackenzie [of Edinburgh]. Thomas Chatterton (1752 - 1770) was an English poet, creator of pseudo-medieval poetry who used "Thomas Rowley" as a pseudonym. Editor Thomas Tyrwhitt, a Chaucerian scholar, seems to have at first believed the poems to be genuine medieval works but eventually realized they were Chatterton's. Controversy raged over the age and authorship of these poems for years after the poet's death by suicide. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Het leven en bedryf van den Heere Michiel de Ruiter, Hertog, Ridder, &c., Lieutenant Admiraal van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt. (5 vol. set). Op nieuw uitgegeven door E.M. Engelberts.

      Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1794-1794. - (6th ed.). 5 vols. Ca.2200 pp. Complete with 9 engr.plts. (incl. 7 fold.). Index. Hardcover. Contemp. half sheepskin. VG. (Bindings sl. rubbed; vol. IV occas. sl. waterst.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de l'art chez les anciens. Tome I-II.

      H. J. Jansen et Comp:e, Paris 1794 - Traduite de l'Allemand Avec des notes historiques et critiques de differens auteurs. Frontispiece, CII, 696 pp. + 25 plates. + [2] pp. + frontispiece + [2], 692 pp + 37 plates. Text in French. Vol III, not included, was published in 1803. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Trial of Maurice Margarot, Before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, On the 13th and 14th January, 1794 on an Indictment for Seditious Practices. Taken in Shorthand by Mr. Ramsey.

      London: Printed for M Margarot; the London Corresponding Society; J Ridgway; H D Symonds; W Ramsey; J Marsom; and J Robertson Edinburgh: First edition 1794 - 8vo., (octavo), [vi], 186 pages, half-title present, engraved portrait frontispiece engraved for the trial of Maurice Margarot, some occasional slight scattered spotting. Bound in good quality twentieth century half calf, gilt ruled spine in compartments with contrasting morocco title label. A VG+ copy of this rare work in an attractive binding. [Ferguson, 189]. Maurice Margarot, the son of a wine importer from France, was born in Devon in 1745. His father held radical political opinions and had been involved in the campaign to free John Wilkes from prison in 1769 and was a member of the Bill of Rights Society. Educated at the University of Geneva, Margarot was living in France during the French Revolution. Margarot moved back to England and joined the recently formed London Corresponding Society. At an open-air meeting held at Chalk Farm on 24th October, the London Corresponding Society elected Margarot and Joseph Gerrald as its delegates to the Edinburgh Convention planned for November. Before they left London, Margarot and Gerrald heard the news that two of the leaders of the Scottish Reformers, Thomas Fyshe Palmer and Thomas Muir, had been arrested and charged with sedition. Margarot and Gerrald arrived in Scotland in November 1792. They attended several meetings before they were arrested on 2nd December 1793, with William Skirving, secretary of the Society of the Friends of the People. At his trial, sixteen people gave evidence that they had heard Maurice Margarot make seditious comments at the convention. Margarot made a four hour speech in defence of his actions. When he had finished, Lord Braxfield, the judge, commented that "I would not allow you to be interrupted. If I had been a stranger I would not have heard one third of what you said, which was sedition from beginning to end." Margarot was found guilty and sentenced to be transported for fourteen years. Attempts to stop the men being transported failed and on 2nd May 1794, The Surprise left Portsmouth and began its 13,000 mile journey to Botany Bay. While the ship was at sea, a group of convicts, including Joseph Fyshe Palmer and William Skirving, were accused of being involved in a plot to kill the captain and crew. Later, Palmer wrote a pamphlet accusing Margarot of exposing the plot to the captain. However, an investigation carried out by Francis Place, found that there was no evidence to support Palmer's accusations. Soon after arriving in New South Wales, Maurice Margarot was joined by his wife. As a political prisoner Margarot enjoyed more freedom than other convicts and was allowed to establish a small farm. Margarot objected to the way that military officers controlled trading in New South Wales. He became very unpopular with the military when he wrote a letters to Parliament complaining about this profiteering. In August 1804 Margarot was arrested and charged with being involved in a rebellion that had taken place at Castle Hill, a penal colony about 20 miles from Sydney. Margarot was deported to Van Diemen's Land. Margarot was given twenty-five lashes but according to Charles Throsby, the commandant of the colony, he continued to make political speeches urging rebellion. Maurice Margarot was finally released on 7th April 1810. By this time, the other five Scottish Martyrs, Joseph Fyshe Palmer, William Skirving, Joseph Gerrald, Thomas Muir and George Mealmaker, were all dead. After raising the £450 to pay the cost of transport, Margarot and his wife travelled back to England. Margarot continued to be involved in the struggle for parliamentary reform. Maurice Margarot died in a poor hospital in St Pancras, London on 11th November 1815. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oxalis. Monographia, iconibus illustrata.

      - Viennae, Wappler, 1794. 4to (296 x 240mm). pp. (iv), 119, (1 addenda), with 1 folding table and 81 engraved plates, 75 of which are hand-coloured (as is correct). Contemporary half calf, spine with red gilt lettered label. First edition. A fine large copy of Jacquin's attractive and rare monograph on the genus Oxalis, most of which are Cape species discovered by Thunberg (to whom the work is dedicated) and sent to the Schönbrunn Botanic Garden in Vienna. The excellent plates are good representatives of the 'Jacquin' style of Austrian botanical illustration. A total of 98 species are described and illustrated, 83 of which are native to the Cape of Good Hope. The beautiful plates were drawn and engraved by Johann Scharf.Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, a Dutchman of French origin, was the leading botanist of his day. He was appointed professor of botany and chemistry at the University of Vienna in 1763. He played a significant role in Viennese scientific and social life at the time and his years in Vienna were extraordinarily fruitful. In addition to his professorship, he was also the director of the Botanic Gardens. For his services and contributions to botany, he was knighted in 1774 and became a baron in 1806. He has been described as 'the Austrian Linnaeus'. Our copy has wide margins and a very crisp and clean interior, binding slightly worn.Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Corn. Henr. Âroy.Nissen BBI, 977; Stafleu and Cowan, 3254; Great Flower Books, p. 105. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della importanza e dei pregi del nuovo sistema di finanza dello Stato Pontificio.

      Lazzarini,, Roma, 1794 - In-8° (200x130mm), pp. VII, XI di introduzione, 418, legatura coeva m. pelle e angoli con titolo, fiorellini e filetti in oro al dorso. Tagli a spruzzo rossi. Sparse fioriture. Restauri al dorso (in parte ricostituito). Alcune annotazioni marginali di mano coeva. Un piccolo foro marginale non lesivo del testo alle pp. 181-182. Più che discreto esemplare nell'insieme. Edizione non autorizzata, assai rara e contemporanea all'originale (l'edizione originale, con le medesime indicazioni tipografiche, presenta XIV, X, 413 pp. e reca la dicitura "con approvazione"), impressa senza il nome dell'autore, di questo importante contributo allo studio delle finanze e del commercio dello Stato Pontificio, improntato ad un cauto protezionismo e ad un'acuminata critica delle dottrine fisiocratiche. Il Vergani (in Piemonte, 1753-Parigi, 1820) fu teologo e giurista, canonico della Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Cfr. Kress Italian, 654. Einaudi, 5864. British Museum General Catalogue, 247, 683. NUC, 633, 521. Cossa, 121.153. Palgrave, III, pp. 618-619. Manca al Goldsmiths. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chart of the Coast of America from Cape Hateras [sic] to Cape Roman from the actual surveys of Dl. Dunbibin Esq

      John Norman, [Boston 1794 - An early issue of the earliest American chart of the North Carolina coast. Wheat and Brun, and others, speculate that the original version of this map was separately published in 1761, citing an advertisement in the September 14, 1761 Boston Gazette: "The Navigation on the Coast of North and South Carolina being very dangerous on account of the many Bars, Shoals, Sandbanks, Rocks, etc. The late Daniel Dunbibin, Esq. of North Carolina, has, at very great Expence and Labour, draughted the Sea Coast of both the Provinces in a large whole Sheet Chart of 33 inches by 23; together with all the Rivers, Bays, Inlets, Islands, Brooks, Bars, Shoals, Rocks, Soundings, Currents, &c. with necessary Directions to render the Navigation both easy and safe, and are much esteemed by the most expert Pilots." No copy of this 1761 map is known to exist. It is believed, however, that John Norman re-used the original printing plate for this map, or closely copied a surviving example, when he published the first edition of his The American Pilot in 1791. This example of Norman's chart of the North Carolina coastline is present here in its third state (i.e., preceded by the 1761 first issue, and second issue copies from the 1791 and 1792 editions of Norman's pilot). This state can be discerned by the addition of "New Inlet" just north of Cape Fear. Additional issues were published through 1803. The American Revolution brought to an end Britain's leading role in the mapping of America. The task now fell to the American publishing industry, still in its infancy, but with first-hand access to the new surveys that were documenting the rapid growth of the nation. In particular, there was a need for nautical charts for use by the expanding New England commercial fleets. The first American marine atlas, Mathew Clark's A Complete Set of Charts of the Coast of America, was published in Boston in 1790. Two of Clark's charts had been engraved by John Norman, who was inspired to launch his own enterprise. In January 1790, Norman published a notice in the Boston Gazette stating he was currently engraving charts of all the coast of America on a large scale. These were assembled and published as The American Pilot , Boston, 1791. Norman's Pilot , the second American marine atlas, indeed the second American atlas of any kind, marked an advance over the earlier work of Mathew Clark. New editions of the Pilot appeared in 1792 and 1794, and after John Norman's death, his son, William, brought out editions in 1794, 1798, 1801, and 1803. Despite the seemingly large number of editions, The American Pilot is one of the rarest of all American atlases, and one of the very few published during the eighteenth century. Wheat and Brun (pps. 198-199) locate just ten complete copies for the first five editions: 1791 (Huntington, Harvard); 1792 (LC, Clements); 1794(1) (LC, JCB, Boston Public); 1794(2) (Yale); 1798 (LC, Boston Public). Provenance: de-accessioned by the Museum of the City of New York. Wheat & Brun Maps & Charts Published in America before 1800 580 (third state); Phillips, p. 872 (1798 edition); Printed Maps of the Carolinas 24; cf. Wroth, Some Contributions to Navigation, pp. 32-33. Copper-engraved sea chart, on two joined sheets. Overall sheet size: 21 1/4 x 33 inches. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Indian Treaties Relating to an Incendiary Dispute Over the Site of Present-Day Erie, Pennsylvania

      Pennsylvania 1794 - Manuscript Document Signed by A.J. Dallas as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. May 31, 1794. Certifying that "The three Annexed Instruments of Writing are true Copies from the originals, as Filed among the Records of the Late Supreme Executive Council." Vellum. This signed cover document plus the three accompanying treaty copies clerically signed for Thomas McKean, the President of the Supreme Executive Council, all pertain to an incendiary dispute between the Iroquois nations and Pennsylvania over the site of present-day Erie, Pennsylvania. TREATY OF FORT STANWIX, Manuscript Document [1794]. Copy of an October 21, 1784 land deed, defining the area from the Ohio River to Beaver Creek to the Susquehanna River to Kittanning. With clerical signatures of the Six Nations tribe, Oliver Wolcott, and Thomas McKean. 24 1/2 x 26 in., vellum.TREATY OF FORT MCINTOSH, Manuscript Document [1794]. Copy of a January 21, 1785 land deed, describing the same area as the first deed. With clerical signatures of the Wyandot and Delaware Tribes,William Bradford, and Thomas McKean. 25 1/2 x 30 in., vellum.TREATY OF FORT HARMAR, Manuscript Document [1794]. Copy of a January 9, 1789 land deed, ceding the Presqu'Isle [Erie] area, along with its bays and harbors. With clerical signatures of several tribes, Northwest Territory governor Arthur St. Clair, and Thomas McKean. 25 1/2 x 30 1/2 in., vellum.Historical BackgroundThe three treaties copied here (Fort Stanwix, Fort McIntosh and Fort Harmar) constitute a progressive series of attempts to settle land disputes between the U.S. government and several Native American tribes in the Ohio territory. The treaties failed to resolve the conflicts, however, and the steady influx of settlers into the disputed territory continued to increase frontier violence. In 1793, Pennsylvania initiated settlement of Presqu'Isle (now Erie) in the Erie Triangle, which it had obtained from the federal government in 1792, supposedly free of Native American ownership rights. In advance of the settlers, surveyors were sent into the territory, and Pennsylvania governor Thomas Mifflin called out state militia troops to protect them. That move exacerbated tensions between settlers and the Six Nations, who considered the 1789 Treaty of Fort Harmar that ceded the land to the United States invalid. The Six Nations, in alliance with the British, long controlled the land south of lakes Ontario and Erie. A full-scale frontier war now loomed. Mifflin's decision alarmed Secretary of War Henry Knox, who questioned the constitutionality of the governor's actions. In May of 1794, determined to prevent an escalation of hostilities between British-backed tribes and American civilians, Washington asked Mifflin to halt the settlement. The governor temporarily acceded, but testily challenged the involvement of the federal government in state law. The stalemate was eventually broken in August of 1794, when General "Mad Anthony" Wayne's victory at the Battle of Fallen Timbers established American dominance over the British-allied tribes. With the subsequent negotiation of Jay's Treaty between the U.S. and Britain, the Indians' backing further eroded. The dispute over the Erie Triangle was resolved in November of 1794 with the signing of the Canandaigua (or Pickering) Treaty between representatives of the U.S. government and the Six Nations. Alexander James Dallas (1759-1817) served as secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, first reporter of U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and U.S. district attorney, before James Madison appointed him as Secretary of the Treasury (1814-1816). He reorganized the Treasury Department and was a strong supporter of the Second Bank of the United States. In 1815, Dallas also served as acting Secretary of War and acting Secretary of State.

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        Merits of Mr Pitt and Mr Hastings as Ministers in War and in Peace : Impartially Stated [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1794]

      Printed for J Debrett, U.K. 1794 - viii, 80 pages + 24 page biographies (modern) in modern, heavy maroon leather covered boards with gilt lettering to spine, map pastedowns and copy of a Gillray cartoon inlaid to front. Though not credited, the British Library gives the author as William Pitt (The Younger) one of the subjects and the, then, Prime Minister. Warren Hastings, governor general of Bengal since 1773, returned home in 1785, having greatly strengthened British power in India, only to undergo the ordeal of an impeachment for his conduct. Pitt honestly believed that there was a case against Hastings and, determined that the British name should be freed from the suspicion of injustice or oppression in the government of Asian peoples, supported the demand for an inquiry. But those who conducted the impeachment acted with unwarrantable rancour; the trial dragged on for seven years and, although Hastings was finally acquitted, the expenses almost ruined him. Pitt's anonymous report on the case was published in paper covers. To this has been added 24 pages of modern biographies giving much additional historical and biographical detail of both men. The complete untrimmed document is a little creased to extreme edges, well away from the text and with light grubbiness to covers and title pages but otherwise lovely, clean and bright. It has been re-sewn and then lightly tied with the biographies into heavy maroon leather covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Both pastedowns are illustrated with coloured political maps of 18th century India and a copy of one of the great political cartoonist, James Gillray's works is inlaid to the front board. A unique and beautiful book of great historic interest. Size: 10 inches tall by 6.75 inches. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Politics & Government; British History; History. Inventory No: 002420. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A View of Covent Garden, a rare 18thc Print

      Laurie & Whittle, Fleet Street London 1794 - A rare contemorary hand coloured print of Covent garden dated 1794, print is trimmed to the margins and is mounted in off white board wrapped ready for framing , the view is an overview of the busy market , some fading and a little foxing. very rare. please see our website for other prints & books.vanessaparkerrarebooks.com [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ENSAIO ECONOMICO SOBRE O COMERCIO DE PORTUGAL E SUAS COLONIAS

      Lisbon. 1794.. [8],iii,153,[4]pp. Half title. Small quarto. 19th-century black polished calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Bookplate of John Carter Brown on front pastedown, with his ink stamp on fourth leaf. Some light soiling on half title, else internally clean. Very good, untrimmed. The scarce first edition of the "best known work by Azeredo Coutinho, the controversial figure of the Brazilian Enlightenment" (Borba de Moraes). Azeredo Coutinho (1742-1821) was a "member of the new rich sugar aristocracy of the Campos dos Goitacazes in Rio de Janeiro, [who] held many important ecclesiastical posts in Brazil and in Portugal and repeatedly prodded the government to undertake reforms that would benefit the economies of both the kingdom and her most vital colony. Thus, in 1791 he strongly opposed new price restrictions on sugar, arguing that higher prices would allow Brazilians to buy more goods from Portugal. Three years later he published a series of reform proposals in 'AN ECONOMIC ESSAY ON THE COMMERCE OF PORTUGAL AND HER COLONIES,' in which he revived the century-old argument that the 'true mines' of Brazil were her agricultural resources, not the gold placers which had produced illusory gains" (CAMBRIDGE HISTORY). Like many works of this time period, this piece was probably written in Brazil and then printed in Lisbon, as there was no printing press in Brazil itself until 1808. An interesting look at the economics of the sugar trade in Brazil. BORBA DE MORAES, p.309. SABIN 17949. CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA II, pp.657- 58.

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        Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten

      Frankfurt and Leipzig, [No publisher given], 1794 Fourth edition. Contemporary batik boards over modern calf spine; old calf tips. Edges stained red. Boards rubbed in several places, intermittent light foxing, but a very nice copy. Octavo. Boards rubbed, some light foxing. A good, clean cop. If he had published nothing else but the Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Kant would be assured a place in the history of philosophy...this work is written with an eloquence, depth of insight, and strength of feeling that make an immediate impact on the reader and put it among the classics on the subject..." (W.W.Walsh in the Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Warda 94; Adickes 58.

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        India Orientalis Christiana continens fundationes ecclesiarum, seriem episcoporum, missiones, schismata, persecutiones, reges, viros illustres / Auctore P. Paulino a S. Bartholomaeo .[owned by John Thomas Troy, Dublin. Archbishop.]

      typis Salomonianis,, Romae 1794 - Quarto, half-title, xxiv, 280pp. plates, folding engraved map Karte von Malabar. Illustrations: plates depict Vishnu and Rama Varmer. contemprary calf over marbled boards. mottled endpapers, early college stamp to title,Book-plate John Thomas Troy, Dublin, was born at Annefield House, Porterstown, Dublin in 1739. He came from a ‘well to do’ family with his father owning lands in Porterstown and Kellytown. He was the eldest of four boys and three girls. At a young age he went to live at the family townhouse in Smithfield and attended school on Liffey Street. At the age of sixteen he joined the Dominican Order in Dublin. Six months later he was sent to study at San Clemente, Rome. He remained there for twenty-one years. In 1776 he was appointed Bishop of Ossory. On the death of Archbishop Carpenter in 1786, he was transferred to Dublin. He served as Archbishop for 37 years and died on 11 May 1823. Excellent clean bright copy in original binding.

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        Reise nach Kopenhagen im Sommer 1793. Auszug aus dem Tagebuch. Durchaus bloss für Freunde von Johann Caspar Lavater.

      Privately printed, no place (Zürich?) (1794). 12mo. On high quality paper. 449+(1) pages (lacks p. 3-10). Untrimmed in original printed wrappers. Old name (F.S. Bang) on front cover; old name on verso of front cover.. Very rare. This copy was earlier in the library of the Danish archaeologist and bibliophile Carl Neergaard.The first (and only published) part of Lavaters travelogue of a tour from Switzerland to Copenhagen in the early summer of 1793. The account, however, ends in Bayreuth, an the Denmark parts was first published in 1898.** The Swiss poet and preacher Johann Caspar Lavater (1741-1801) is today best known as physiognomist, due to his famous and controversial work "Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe" (1775-1778). His contemporaries admired him as a mysticist and as a fervent opponent to rationalism

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        ORDENANZA GENERAL DE CORREOS, POSTAS, CAMINOS Y DEMAS RAMOS AGREGADOS A LA SUPERINTENDECIA GENERAL. Junto con "Instrucción y reglamento comunicado. por el duque de Alcudia a la Dirección y Contaduría General de Caminos,

      - Posadas y Portazgos para su gobierno y observancia". Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1794-1795, 16x22, Portada, 222 págs. 13 hojas. y 122 págs. Nombre de época en 1 hoja. Encuadernados en un volumen en plena piel de época con lomera cuajada de hierros dorados, tejuelo y ruedas doradas en los planos y cantos, buena conservación, papel limpio sin manchas ni óxido. (52347).

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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 / Formularios para los documentos de cuenta y Razon del recibo, cargo consumo u otra salida, reemplazos y entrega de los pertrechos marineros y militares de los Baxeles del Rey del Titulo II tratado 6 y titulo III tratado V Iº de las Ordenanzas G

      - Derecho. Militaria. Armada Viuda de D. Joachin Ibarra. Imprenta Real Madrid 1794 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 37G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caption title:] Arrangement of the agricultural surveys, now carrying on under the direction of the Board of Agriculture, and the persons by whom they are respectively undertaken. N.p.

      (London): n.d. (1794). - 4pp. Annotated, up-side down, at the bottom of the last page in Arthur Young's hand, "as finally arranged": unfortunately the top line of the endorsement has been cropped off but it must have read "Agricultural Surveys as finally arranged" or something similar. Disbound. A good copy. L, Du only in ESTC on-line. As early as 1772 in Political Essays Arthur Young had been urging the government to undertake a complete agricultural survey of the whole kingdom, the nature of the soil and of the substratum under it, the nature of various manures, an exact account of all the breeds of cattle, "in a word, of every circumstance concerning rural economy." Ibid p. 161. Shortly after the founding of the Board of Agriculture, of which Sir John Sinclair was president and Arthur Young secretary, a vast survey of the state of farming throughout the country was inaugurated. This is the very rare four-page prospectus or outline of the project, listing the authors assigned to each county or district (including Sinclair himself for the north of Scotland and Young for Suffolk), along with a brief statement about the gathering of information, plans for publication, etc. "As the reports transmitted to the Board, are to be printed, and very generally circulated, in the counties to which they respectively relate, previously to their being published, there is every reason to believe, that no material error can escape observation, and that every useful fact, or valuable idea, existing in the kingdom, on the subject of agriculture, will be brought forward." It is almost certain that, as Secretary, Arthur Young was responsible for drawing up this list and arranging for its publication. Although his endorsement is cropped it remains interesting as revealing a degree of difficulty in arriving at an agreed list and suggesting the need for negotiation and revision whilst it was in the process of being drawn up. In fact, as revealed in Arthur Young's Autobiography, Young's feelings towards Sinclair and his proceedings as to the Agricultural Reports were far from cordial. "I was infinitely disgusted" he wrote "with the inconsiderate manner in which Sir John Sinclair appointed the persons who drew up the original reports, men being employed who scarcely knew the right end of a plough. But the most curious circumstance of effrontery was, that the greater number of the reporters were appointed, and actually travelled upon the business before the first meeting of the board took place, under the most preposterous of all ideas - that of surveying the whole kingdom and printing the Reports in a single year; by which manoeuvre Sir John thought he should establish a great reputation for himself." Autobiography p. 242-3.

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        Obras. Tomo VIII. El Parnaso español, monte en dos cumbres dividido. Parte segunda: Thalía. Musa VI.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Sancha, 1794. - 4to.; XIX pp., 561 pp. Encuadernación de época, en piel marbreada con lomera ornada y tejuelo.

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        The Book of Knowledge, treating of the wisdom of the ancients. In four parts. Written by Erra Pater, a Jew, doctor in astronomy and physic, born in Bethany, near Mount Olivet, in Judea. Made English by W. Lilly, student in Physic and astrology. To which is added The Dealer's Directory.

      J. and M. Robertson, Glasgow 1794 - Bound in sixes.168 pages. Woodcut frontis. and other cuts throughout. Disbound, retaining boards. Extensive general browning/staining /foxing. Many page corners turned down. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Trial of Joseph Gerrald .... BOUND WITH - Report of the Trial of Archibald Hamilton Rowan

      Edinburgh / London, 1794. First Edition /First Pub'd. Contemp. half leather. A very good, crisp copy. 8vo., There is a frontis. portrait of Gerrald. Two important political trials. 1] Gerrald was one of the ' Scottish Martyrs ' in the cause of liberty. He was a member of the British Convention of the Delegates of the People. This group met in Edinburgh at the height of the French Terror for the avowed purpose of bringing about annual parliaments and universal suffrage. He was tried for sedition and sentenced to be transported. He died at Botany Bay. 2] The Rowan trial was for libel against the government of England. It first appeared in print as a self published account of his trial in Dublin. Rowan was a leading Irish radical and secretary of the Society of United Irishmen. He escaped jail and fled to France where he befriended Mary Wollstonecraft DNB VII, 1117 -' 18; DNB XVII, 332 - ' 5; Ferguson # 179; Goldsmith's # 16149.

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        Coloured Engravings of Heaths. The drawings taken from living plants only. With the appropriate specific character, full description, native place of growth, and time of flowering of each; in Latin and English. Each figure accompanied by accurate dissections of the several parts (magnified where necessary) upon which the specific distinction has been founded, according to the Linnaean System.

      - London, T. Bensley [vol I], R. Taylor [vols II-IV] for the Author, [1794-] 1802-1809 [-1830]. 4 vols bound in two. Folio (423 x 259 mm). With engraved dedication leaf and 288 hand-coloured engraved plates; vol III without half-title, some occasional minor spotting to prelims and a few text leaves, a fine, clean copy in contemporary speckled calf by J. Clarke, rebacked preserving original spines, gilt edges. First edition, with the rare fourth volume, of Andrews' 'finest achievement . noble in conception and impressive in execution' (Blunt). Andrews drew and engraved all his plates, wrote most of the text and, according to Dunthorne, even did his own colouring. This work exemplifies the 'erica-mania' that dominated English horticulture at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Numerous newly discovered South African species were being introduced through the enterprise of nurserymen like Lee and Kennedy, and several hundred species and varieties were available and in cultivation. This copy contains all the indexes, dedication, address, introduction, dissertation, list of heaths cultivated by Lee and Kennedy at the Vineyard Nursery in Hammersmith, systematical arrangements, etc. In common with other copies seen, the titlepage of volume IV is in fact the title from volume II with the number altered by hand. The work was published in parts, and volume IV appeared over a twenty-year period from 1810 to 1830. Few complete copies survive, and most sets comprise only the first three volumes, with occasionally a fragment of the fourth.Dunthorne 9; Great flower books, p 47; Johnston 674 (vols I-III only); Nissen BBI, 31; Stafleu and Cowan 134. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY Of The MISSION Of The UNITED BRETHREN AMONG The INDIANS In NORTH AMERICA. In Three Parts. Translated from the German by Christian Ignatius La Trobe

      London:: Printed for the Brethren's Society for the Futherance of the Gospel,. 1794.. 8vo. 8-1/8" x 5-1/4". 1st Edition in English (Field 952; Howes L-474; Sabin 42110). xii, 159, [1 (blank)]; 234; 233, [23] pp. Drop title to Parts II & III. Part III concludes with 21 page index. Last page publisher advert.. Late 19th C. / early 20th C brown half-leather with marbled paper boards [with blue 'Arthur H. Clark Co., Cleveland OH' bookseller ticket to front paste-down].. Minor rubs to binding extremities. Browning to eps. Ffep starting. at bottom 1" [19th C acidic paper, turning brittle]. Period pos of. one Thomas Irvine to top of t.p., of one John Andrews [1799] to title. leaf verso & 1906 pos to ffep. Withal, a respectable VG copy.. Per Sabin, "The labors of this mission lay chiefly among the Delawares, the Nautikokes, the Shawanese, and other tribes in Pennsylvania and New York, upon which it is the best authority, both as to tradition and facts, having been drawn up from the accounts furnished by Gottlieb Spangenberg and David Zeisberger, missionaries among the Indian tribes during forty years. Among the subjects narrated is that of the massacre of Gnadenhutten and Salem."ÊField terms the telling of the massacre the "saddest, most atrocious, most damnable record of human infamy and bloody shame." Further, he notes the omission of the enemies, which occurs in this English edition, as intentional and at the request of Zeisberger, who knew the former foes had since repented.Ê . Fold out map of the United States.

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        Recherches sur les Causes des Principaux Faits Physiques

      One engraved plate & one folding printed table. xvi, 375 pp.; 2 p.l., 412 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. half-calf & marbled boards, spines gilt, red & orange leather lettering pieces on spines. Paris: Maradan, Seconde Année de la République [1794]. First edition of the author's first book on chemistry. Lamarck (1744-1829), the noted biologist and evolutionist, had pronounced chemical theories and they were an important part of his ideas about nature and evolution. He was an adversary of Lavoisier's anti-phlogistic theory and proposed the four-element theory (earth, air, water, and fire). Lamarck believed that these four elements "have no attraction for one another but tend to separate unless constrained by force...He proposed a new 'pyrotic theory'."-Partington, III, p. 490. Lamarck attempted to account for a great number of chemical and physical phenomena such as sound, electricity, magnetism, color, and vaporization with his system. "In this work Lamarck sets forth his views on the immutability of species and attacks the theory of the spontaneous origin of life. The book is interesting in the history of chemistry, because Lamarck attacks Lavoisier's anti-phlogistic theory."-Duveen, p. 334. An uncommonly attractive set. ❧ Cole 739. .

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        Recherches sur les causes des principaux faits physiques

      Paris: Maradan, seconde annee..., 1794. 1st edition. Lamarck, Jean Baptiste (1744-1829). Recherches sur les causes des principaux faits physiques. . . . 8vo. 2 vols. xvi, 375; [4], 412pp. Engraved plate by Bovinet after Marechal; printed folding table. Paris: Maradan, seconde annee de la Republique [1794]. 210 x 135 (uncut). Original plain wrappers, hand-lettered paper spine labels, front wrapper of Vol. I detached, spines worn, fore-edges frayed, lower corner of Vol. II back wrapper torn away. Minor foxing and toning, last leaf of Vol. II mended with tape. Italian bookseller's label on front wrapper. First Edition. Lamarck did not make any significant contributions to the science of chemistry, but his chemical theories played an important part in the development of his ideas on the origin of species, as they provided a materialistic definition of life, reproduction and evolution. Lamarck believed that fire was the most important of the four elements, and that its three states: natural, fixed, and a state of expansion (caloric fire)--were central to a great number of chemical and physical phenomena. He also believed that only living beings could produce chemical compounds, with the most complex compounds being produced by those animals with the most highly organized physiological structure; in the absence of life, these compounds would naturally decompose over time into their constituent elements, producing in the process all known inorganic substances. This mineral "chain of being," with continuous degradation from the most complex to the simplest, is similar to Lamarck's later theory of the evolution of species: each stressed the gradual and successive production of forms, while denying the relevance of defined species. Burkhardt, pp. 69-71; 96-103; 264. Duveen, p. 334. Norman 1260.

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        Décrets de la Convention nationale, des 23e & 29e jours de Nivôse, an 2 de la République française, une et indivisible, qui mettent les biens des ci-devant Fermiers généraux sous la main de la Nation.

      - Paris, Imprimerie nationale exécutive du Louvre, an II de la République [1794]. In-4, en cahiers, 11 p., non rogné. Edition originale. Les dispositions historiques par lesquelles sont confisqués les biens des Fermiers-généraux après leur exécution. Lavoisier est cité à trois reprises ainsi que ses beau-père et beau-frère Paulze "père" et "fils". Très bon exemplaire, en cahiers, tel que paru. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Conversion de la Madalena / En que se ponen los tres estados que tuvo, de pecadora, de penitente, i de gracia

      Salvador Fauli, Valencia 1794 - Valencia, Spain: Salvador Fauli, 1794. Full title: La Conversion de la Madalena, en Que se Ponen Los Tres Estados que Tuvo de Pecadora, de Penitente, I de Gracia. The Conversion of the Madalena, with the Three States of Pecadora, Penitent, and Grace. xxxii, 464 pp. In Spanish. Period tree calf, leather spine label lettered in gilt, colorfully marbled endpapers. From the library of Dr. Platon Vallejo, son of General Vallejo and the first native-born Californian to receive a medical degree. Signed by him [presumed] on front pastedown. Gift inscription to him by historian Enrique Cerruti, dated Feb 22, 1875 in Monterey, on ffep. Old newspaper clipping concerning the unveiling of a portrait of General Vallejo accompanies this copy. Covers rubbed, small losses at corners and spine ends, label lacks about 40%; both free endpapers partly attached to flyleaves [as made?], about 1/2 pages lightly dampsoiled. Firmly bound. Closer to Very Good than Good. An extremely scarce volume, even without the dual association status. Top provenance. L-28 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Edlen der Vorwelt. Erster und zweiter Teil in zwei Bänden.

      Hamburg, bei Benjamin Gottlieb Hoffmann, 1793-1794 - Mit zwei gestochenen Frontispices. Titel, XIV Seiten, 1 Blatt, 480 Seiten; Titel, 4 Blatt, 496 Seiten. Hübsche blaue Pappbände der Zeit mit zwei farbigen Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe mit dem sehr seltenen, allen folgenden Bibliographien unbekannten zweiten Teil. - Goedeke IV/1, 624, 6 - Holzmann-Bohatta II, 80 - Kosch VIII, 1049 - Kaldewey V, 179. - Der aus Kassel stammende Pädagoge, Publizist und Romanautor Georg Christoph Kellner (1765-1808) verfasste u.a. empfindsame Romane, historische Abhandlungen und musiktheoretische Schriften. "Getragen von aufklärerischen Impetus u. klass. Bildungsidealen, schrieb K. philosophische Abhandlungen in belletristischer Form: so die Novelle 'Molly und Urania' (Mannh. 1790), den Roman 'Charidion' (2 Bde., Mannh. 1793) u., in stilistischer Anlehnung an Helferich Peter Sturz u. Moritz, die histor. Studien 'Die Edlen der Vorwelt' (Hbg. 1793) u. 'Athen von seiner Gründung bis auf unsere Zeiten' (Zürich 1797) u. 'Edle Griechen in den Revolutionszeiten des alten Syrakus' (2 Bde., Elberfeld 1800)" (Killy VI, 277). - Auch Killy kennt, wie die anderen Bibliographien, den hier vorliegenden zweiten Teil nicht. Über KVK ist dieser nur in drei deutschen Bibliotheken nachweisbar (Staatsbibliothek Hamburg und Göttingen sowie Stadtbibliothek Trier). - Kanten berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen, wenige Blatt etwas stärker gebräunt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nuevo método para curar flatos, hipocondría, vapores y ataques hystéricos de las mugeres de todos estados y en todo estado, con el qual los enfermos podrán por sí cuidar de su salud en falta de Médico que les dirija. Extractado y traducido por el DR. D. Joseph Alsinet, medico de Familia de S.M. y Jubilado del Real Sitio de Arangjuez.

      con licencia en Madrid. por Don Placido Barco Lopez, Madrid 1794 - [Medicina](cm. 15) Pieno vitello, decorazioni in oro e tassello rosso al dorso. Segnapagina in seta verde. -cc.11nn., pp.numerate da 7 a 388, cc. 2nn. E'la traduzione spagnola, con aggiunta di casi addizionali, eseguita da Josè Alsinet de Cortada sulll'opera "Traitè des affection vaporeuses" di Pomme Pierre( 1735-1812), apparsa nel 1763. L'autore tratta dei metodi per curare flatulenza, ipocondria, vapori ed attacchi isterici delle donne, e di come prendersi cura della propria salute in assenza del medico. ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettera di Francesco Piranesi al Signor Generale D. Giovanni Acton.

      S.n.t 1794 - With: Sommario ed estratti di documenti i di cui originali esistono nelle mani del Governo Svedese. With: Fatto storico della carcerazione di Vincenzo Mori seguita in Napoli il dì 13. Febraro, 1794. In 8vo; pp. 71, XXXI, 13. Original boards. First edition. Melzi, Anonimi, II, 345; Parenti, Diz. dei luoghi di stampa falsi, inventati o supposti, pag. 236:"Questi opuscoli dovrebbero essere tutti compilati da Vincenzo Monti, su materiali a lui forniti da Francesco Piranesi, console di Svezia a Napoli, il quale li fece stampare nella propria casa in Napoli". Rara edizione originale di questa accorata lettera indirizzata a Giovanni Acton, ministro borbonico, scritta a difesa delle infamanti accuse portate a Piranesi a seguito di un grave incidente diplomatico tra il Regno di Svezia e la corte di Napoli. Ugo Foscolo nel 1798 affermo' fosse Vincenzo Monti l'autore della missiva, lodandolo per aver denuciato la corruzione nel regno borbonico. La lettera fu stampata in pochissime copie, sequestrata e distrutta dalle guardie del Re di Napoli. 5 immagini allegate. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoire philosophique et politique des etablissements et du commerce des Europeens dans les deux (10 volume set)

      Berry, 3e annee de l'ere re?publicaine 1794 - 10 volume set. Engraved Frontispieces. 8vo. (20 cm) Aquamarine boards. Very good bindings. Covers generally very good, with a few minor scuffs. Clean, unmarked pages. A quality set. This edition was printed during the Revolutionary period. Better known as d?Histoire des deux Indes, Raynal?s work was extremely influential in late 18th century enlightenment thought. Raynal covered the history of European companies in eastern India and the New World, showing the influence of the great geographical discoveries of civilization. The Histoire covered the Portuguese colonies in the East, as well as the British, French, Spanish and the Dutch colonies. Raynal discusses the European conquest of America, highlighting the atrocities of the slave trade on the coast of Guinea and the British and French colonies in North America. The Historie also contains a series of essays on religion, politics, war, trade, moral philosophy, etc. (Most of the philosophy being the work of Diderot.) In the third edition, which was banned by Louis XVI?s regime for its depiction of Hispaniola, Raynal proclaims his intent "To advocate humanity, truth, freedom!" Napoleon was said to have a disciple of Raynal, and took L?Histoire with him during his Egyptian campaigns. L?Histoire des deux Indes est cependant consideree a l?heure actuelle comme l?encyclopedie du monde colonial et la bible de l?anticolonialisme a l?age des Lumieres. On la cite parmi les ouvrages qu?a pu lire Toussaint Louverture. (Gustave Vapereau, Universal Dictionary of Literature, Paris, Hachette, 1876, p. 496.) Contents: T. 1: Livre 1, Decouvertes, guerres, conquetes des Portugais dans les Indes orientales. --Livre 2, Etablissemens, guerres, politique et commerce des Hollandois dans les Indes orientales. --T. 2: Livre 3, Etablissemens, commerce et conquetes des Anglois dans les Indes occidentales. --Livre 4, Voyages, etablissemens, guerres et commerce des Franc?ois dans les Indes occidentales. --T. 3: Livre 5, Commerce du Danemarck, d'Ostende, de la Suede, de la Prusse, de l'Espagne, de la Russie aux Indes Orientales. Questions importantes sur les liaisons de l'Europe avec les Indes. --Livre 6, Decouverte de l'Amerique. Conquete du Mexique. Etablissemens espagnols dans cette partie du Nouveau-Monde. --T. 4: Livre 7, Conquetes du Perou par les Espagnols. Changemens arrives dans cet empire, depuis qu'il a change de domination. --Livre 8, Conquetes du Chili et du Paraguay par les Espagnols. Details des evevemens qui ont accompagne et suivi l'invasion. Principes sur lesquels cette puissance conduit ses colonies. --T. 5: Livre 9, Etablissemens des Portugais dans le Bresil. Guerres qu'ils y ont soutenues. Productions et richesses de cette colonie. --Livre 10, Etablissemens des nations europeennes dans le grand Archipel de l'Amerique. --T. 6: Livre 11, Les Europeens vont acheter en Afrique des cultivateurs pour les Antilles. Maniere dont se fait ce commerce. Productions dues aux travaux des esclaves. --Livre 12, Etablissemens des Espagnols, des Hollandois et des Danois, dans les isles de l'Amerique. --T. 7: Livre 13, Etablissemens des Franc?ois dans les isles de l'Amerique. --Livre 14, Etablissemens des Anglois dans les isles de l'Amerique. --T. 8: Livre 15, Etablissemens des Franc?ois dans l'Amerique septentrionale. Sur quelle base portoit l'espoir de leur prosperite ? Que produisirent ces combinaisons ? --Livre 16, Un nouvel ordre des choses s'etablit dans les colonies franc?oises de l'Amerique septentrionale. A quoi aboutissent ces nouvelles combinaisons. --Livre 17, Colonies angloises de la baie d'Hudson, du Canada, de l'isle Saint-Jean, de Terre-Neuve, de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, de la Nouvelle-Angleterre, de la Nouvelle-York, de la Nouvelle-Jersey. --T. 9: Livre 18, Colonies angloises fondees dans la Pensilvanie, dans le Maryland, dans la Virginie, dans la Caroline, dans la Georgie et dans la Floride. Considerations generales sur tous ces etablissemens. --T. 10: Livre 19, Religion ; Gouvernement ; Pol [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Volume] Voyages du Professeur Pallas, dans Plusieurs Provinces de L'Empire de Russie, et dans L'Asie Septentrionale. Nouvelle Edition. Tome Neuvieme, (Planches.)

      Paris, Maradan, [1794] - Large quarto. Bound in contemporary full red morocco, two green labels, titles and decoration to spine gilt, all edges gilt, green endpapers. Bumped at the edges, slightly edge-worn. 98 engraved full and double page plates, 11 full page and fold out. This was based on Pallas's second trip to the South of Russia during the years 1793 and 1794 and included observations on antiquities, towns, costumes, landscapes, views, maps and is less focused on natural history than the first voyage.

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        Recherches sur les Causes des Principaux Faits Physiques.

      - One engraved plate & one folding printed table. xvi, 375 pp.; 2 p.l., 412 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. half-calf & marbled boards, spines gilt, red & orange leather lettering pieces on spines. Paris: Maradan, Seconde Année de la République [1794].First edition of the author’s first book on chemistry. Lamarck (1744-1829), the noted biologist and evolutionist, had pronounced chemical theories and they were an important part of his ideas about nature and evolution. He was an adversary of Lavoisier’s anti-phlogistic theory and proposed the four-element theory (earth, air, water, and fire). Lamarck believed that these four elements "have no attraction for one another but tend to separate unless constrained by force He proposed a new ‘pyrotic theory’."–Partington, III, p. 490. Lamarck attempted to account for a great number of chemical and physical phenomena such as sound, electricity, magnetism, color, and vaporization with his system. "In this work Lamarck sets forth his views on the immutability of species and attacks the theory of the spontaneous origin of life. The book is interesting in the history of chemistry, because Lamarck attacks Lavoisier’s anti-phlogistic theory."–Duveen, p. 334. An uncommonly attractive set. ? Cole 739. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Chez Maradan 1794 - - Chez Maradan, A Paris 1794 (An II), Grd. in 4 (25x33cm), relié. - Atlas seul constituant le tome neuvième des voyages de Pallas, composé de 4 grandes planches dépliantes (dont la grande carte générale de l'empire de Russie), et 104 planches dont plusieurs dépliantes contenant la flore (67 planches), la faune, l'archéologie et quelques cartes à double page, soit 108 planches. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage, pièce de titre encollée sur le dos, reliure moderne. Une auréole jaune sur 10 planches allant s'estompant, dans les marges au milieu, en début d'ouvrage, sur les planches de la faune. Pallas, naturaliste et explorateur allemand, se voit proposer, par l'Académie des sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg, la conduite de l'une des grandes expéditions scientifiques envoyées, à l'initiative de Catherine II, explorer l'Empire russe dont bien des parties sont encore mal connues. Cet atlas résume les découvertes de Pallas dans le sud de la Russie. L'ensemble des voyages qu'il fit dans l'immense empire russe ont fait progresser les sciences dans de nombreux domaines (la paléontologie, la géographie, la géologie, l'ethnographie et la linguistique. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur les causes des principaux faits physiques. . . .

      Maradan, seconde annee., Paris 1794 - Lamarck, Jean Baptiste (1744-1829). Recherches sur les causes des principaux faits physiques. . . . 8vo. 2 vols. xvi, 375; [4], 412pp. Engraved plate by Bovinet after Marechal; printed folding table. Paris: Maradan, seconde annee de la Republique [1794]. 210 x 135 (uncut). Original plain wrappers, hand-lettered paper spine labels, front wrapper of Vol. I detached, spines worn, fore-edges frayed, lower corner of Vol. II back wrapper torn away. Minor foxing and toning, last leaf of Vol. II mended with tape. Italian bookseller's label on front wrapper. First Edition. Lamarck did not make any significant contributions to the science of chemistry, but his chemical theories played an important part in the development of his ideas on the origin of species, as they provided a materialistic definition of life, reproduction and evolution. Lamarck believed that fire was the most important of the four elements, and that its three states: natural, fixed, and a state of expansion (caloric fire)--were central to a great number of chemical and physical phenomena. He also believed that only living beings could produce chemical compounds, with the most complex compounds being produced by those animals with the most highly organized physiological structure; in the absence of life, these compounds would naturally decompose over time into their constituent elements, producing in the process all known inorganic substances. This mineral "chain of being," with continuous degradation from the most complex to the simplest, is similar to Lamarck's later theory of the evolution of species: each stressed the gradual and successive production of forms, while denying the relevance of defined species. Burkhardt, pp. 69-71; 96-103; 264. Duveen, p. 334. Norman 1260. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        VOYAGES DU PROFESSEUR PALLAS, DANS PLUSIEURS PROVINCES DE L'EMPIRE DE RUSSIE ET DANS L'ASIE SEPTENTRIONALE

      0 - Traduits de l'allemand par le C. Gauthier de la Peyronie. Paris. Chez (Imp.) Maradan. 1794. Nouvelle Édition, revue et enrichie de notes par le CC. Lamaeck / Langlés. 8 tomos. 20x13 cm. T. I, XL + 422 págs. * T. II, 490 págs. * T. III, 492 págs. * T. IV, 499 págs. * T. V, 448 págs. * T. VI, 455 págs. * T. VII, 448 págs. * T. VIII, VIII + 463 págs. Plena piel época, nervios, tejuelos, lomo con hierros, planos con filetes, cortes tintados, Cintas de seda, guardas al agua. Falto del tomo de láminas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chart of the N.W. Coast of America and the N.E. Coast of Asia Explored in the Years 1778 and 1779

      W. Faden, London 1794 - An important map of the North West. Published by William Faden as part of his post revolutionary atlas of North America. The map covers from the west coast to Hudsons Bay to Washington state in the south. There is a detailed path of the Captain Cooks voyage is also deliniated., Size : 430x710 (mm), 16.875x27.875 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring, 0

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        Bulletin des Lois de la République Française. No.’s 26, 53, 58, 63, 64, 66, 74, 75, 81 [2 copies], 82, 99, 105, 106, 120, 123, 131, [IIIe series] 198, 208, 217.

      -5 1802 1794 - Twenty unbound pamphlets, 8vo, most of 8 pp (i.e. an unopened single folded sheet), but with two of 4 pp, one of 12 pp and the last four containing 16 pp, a couple with marginal browning or damp staining, no. 208 with the last leaf almost detached, otherwise a well preserved collection. Dating from 3 Thermidor in the second year of the revolution to 14 Fructidor in the tenth (17 dated either 1794 or 1795 and only the last 3 dating from 1802), the many Laws passed by the Convention listed in these pamphlets include those for paying the police force, military pensions, regulating inheritance and suppressing the Monasteries.The Laws are also numbered separately to the pamphlets - 120-1, 281, 311-7, 340-7, 354-9, 391-401, 422-33, 512-6, 541-558, 634-9, 649-51, 709-12, 1746-64, 1901-21, 1989-93.

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        Instruction abrégée sur les Mesures déduites de la grandeur de la Terre, uniformes pour toute la République, et sur les Calculs relatifs à leur division décimale. Edition originale.

      De l'Imprimerie Nationale Exécutive du Louvres 1794 - Instruction abrégée sur les Mesures déduites de la grandeur de la Terre, uniformes pour toute la République, et sur les Calculs relatifs à leur division décimale. Edition originale. Par la Commission temporaire des Poids & Mesures républicaines, en exécution des Décrets de la Convention Nationale, Edition Originale, 1 vol. in-8 br. sous couv. d'attente d'époque, De l'Imprimerie Nationale Exécutive du Louvres, Paris, An IIe de la République [ 1794 ], 1 f. blanc, xiv-147 pp., 14 ff. (tables) et 1 f. blanc Edition Originale. Bon état (qq. mouill. marginales, un accroc sans manque à un f. n'affectant pas le texte, discret cachet en couv.). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rationis medendi in nosocomio practico Vindobonensi. Pars prima [-septima].

      Wien, Christian Friedrich Wappler, 1794 [Bd. 1 u. 2] bzw. Rudolf Gräffer 1789-90 [Bd. 3-5]. u. J. P. Krauss 1790 [Bd. 6 u. 7]. - 7 Bde. XXII, 279, (1) SS. XVI, 375, (1) SS. (16), 488 SS. (16), 528 SS. (2), 500, (52) SS. (8), 500, (4) SS. 362, (68) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz u. zusammen 7 gestochenen Titeln. Zeitgenössische Pappbände mit Rückenschildchen. 8vo. Vorliegend die komplette Reihe des Hauptwerks eines "der hervorragendsten Repräsentanten der älteren Wiener Schule" (Hirsch/H. V, 441). Komplett mit den von Josef Eyerel bereits posthum herausgegeben Bänden selten, selbst das Wiener Josephinum besitzt keine uniform gebundene Reihe der "Heilungsmethode im praktischen Krankenhause zu Wien". Die ersten beiden Bände in zweiter Auflage, die übrigen alle in erster Ausgabe. - Stoll (1742-87) referiert hier in der Form jährlicher Erfahrungsberichte über die Behandlungsmethoden am gerade erst gegründeten Wiener AKH; das Gesamtwerk durch mehrere ausführliche Register erschlossen. Der Verfasser galt damals als "hervorragendster Kliniker auf deutschem Boden, zu dem wissbegierige Mediziner von nah und fern strebten, um dann die Wiener Einrichtungen nachzuahmen" (Schönbauer, Das medizinische Wien, 153). - Die schlichten blauen Pappbände etwas berieben u. bestoßen, innen papierbedingt nur minimal gebräunt bzw. fleckig. Lesky 2172 (Bde. 1 u. 2), 2171 (Bde. 4-7) u. 2170 (Bd. 3). Blake 435. Garrison/M. 1964. Engelmann (Bibliotheca medica) 560. Osler 4038. Waller 9288 (letztere nur. Bde. 1-3). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESSAI SUR LA POLITIQUE ET LA LÉGISLATION DES ROMAINS, traduit de l’italien

      Paris H.J. Jansen et Comp. An III (1794) - , in-12, pl. veau blond moucheté, dos lisse orné, plats encadrés de filets dorés, filet doré sur les coupes, tr. jaunes, (pc. de tit. absente, petit trou de vers au dos, manque à la coupe, une garde déboîtée), XII-396 p.

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        LA GERUSALEMME LIBERATA DI TORQUATO TASSO.

      PARMA, NEL REGAL PALAZZO - CO' TIPI BODONIANI, 1794 - Elegante legatura coeva in pelle color avana spruzzata, con inserimento a mosaico di una bordura in pelle verde scuro ai piatti, recante fregio vegetale stilizzato sugli angoli e delimitata da riquadri di filetti e denti di topo; dorso a 6 nervi rilevati, evidenziati da fregi trasversali a rotella, decorato alle caselle con fiorone tra fasci di filetti, recante in testa due tasselli, il superiore rosso con autore e titolo, l'inferiore nero con numero di tomo e dati di tipografia; dentelle esterne e interne a rotella, il tutto impresso in oro; tagli dorati. (18) - 331; (2) - 337 pagine numerate, compreso il frontespizio di ciascun volume. Testo in lingua italiana; carattere prevalentemente tondo, con versi di dedica dell'edizione e argomento di ciascun canto in corsivo. L'opera, pregevolmente rilegata, è uno dei capolavori tipografici di Giovan Battista Bodoni, nato a Saluzzo nel 1740, attivo a Parma per lunghi anni e qui morto nel 1813. Bodoni impresse, con i caratteri da lui disegnati, due edizioni del poema tassiano nel 1794, entrambe con dedica a stampa a Carlo IV di Borbone re di Spagna: un'edizione venne realizzata in tre volumi in-folio mezzano, con due sole ottave per pagina; l'edizione in esame, invece, detta "di Napoli", reca tre ottave per facciata, e fu impressa in soli 130 esemplari, di cui 100 con il nome a stampa di uno egli associati sul foglio iniziale di ciascun tomo. Nel 1807, sempre a Parma per i Tipi Bodoniani, uscì una terza impressione del poema. Il tomo I reca, dopo il frontespizio, un'epigrafe dedicatoria dello stampatore a Carlo IV di Borbone su una facciata, cui seguono una poesia in endecasillabi sciolti composta dal conte Gastone Rezzonico della Torre e dedicata allo stesso sovrano, nonché una premessa in prosa di Bodoni al lettore. La cura testuale del poema eroico è opera di Pierantonio Serassi, che dichiarò di essersi basato su annotazioni autografe del Tasso nonché sulle edizioni della Gerusalemme impresse a Parma nel 1581 e a Mantova nel 1584. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo; alcune contenute, superficiali abrasioni alla legatura; interno fresco e marginoso. Cfr. BROOKS H. C., "Compendiosa bibliografia di edizioni bodoniane", Firenze 1927, num. 563; GAMBA B., "Serie dei testi di lingua [.]", Venezia 1839, num. 949.

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