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        Gemeine giftige Pflanzen, zum Unterricht des Landvolks, vorzüglich der Schuljugend. Mit einem zweckmäßigen Anhange

      Prague: Schönfeld, 1794 - 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 (POISONOUS PLANTS) Second Edition. Square 8vo. Engraved title vignette, 12 engraved plates with contemporary hand coloring. Pp. [4], 35. 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. Not in the relevant bibliographies. Not in OCLC (3 locations only for first ed.) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anatomische Tafeln: Die vorderen und die hinteren Arterien des ganzen Körpers. 4 Tafeln nach Albrecht von Haller.

      . Anat. Tab., 91+92 + Umrisskupfer 91 + 92. - Weimar, Industrie Comptoire, (1794-1803). J.F.Schröter sc.; Kupferstichtafel 38 x 52 cm, je Tafel eine Figur mit insgesamt 1199 Einzeldarstellungen..

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        A History of Three of the Judges of King Charles I; Major General Whalley, Major-General Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell; Who, at the Restoration, 1660, Fled to America; and were Secreted and Concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for Near Thirty Years, with an Account of Mr. Theophilus Whale, of Narraganfett, Supposed to Have Been Also one of the Judges

      Elisha Babcock, Hartford 1794 - 16mo. 17cm. Half Leather Hardcover. First Edition. 1794. 357pp. with 9 plates, including frontispiece, 3 of which are fold-outs. Bound in marbled boards with tan leather on the corners and side. Spine has raised bands, gilt lettering, and a red leather label. Edges rubbed. Hinges and textblock are sturdy, with fresh endpapers. All edges gilt. With green cloth pagemarker. Pages are clean and intact, with some moderate age-toning and foxing throughout. Frontispiece and the first folding map have been mounted on sturdier paper stock and reinserted. Errata slip tipped-in on p.357. Plates are number I-IX, with no Plate VII present, as is standard, and likely as issued. Several plates, including frontispiece portrait of the author, were done by Amos Doolittle. An account of the men who signed Charles I regicidal death order, and their subsequent status as fugitives in the American colonies following his son's return to power. A beautiful copy. [Sabin 91742] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anatomicae disquisitiones de auditu et olfactu. Edito altera auctior.

      - Milano, Galeati, 1794, Folio, (19); 101, (1) pp., mit 16 Kupfertafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; fleckig. Antonio Scarpa (1752-18) "made important researches concerning the auditory and olfactory apparatus, birds, reptiles, and man," further he is know in otology for Scarpa's liquor, the fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear and Scarpa's hiatus, the semi lunar opening of the tip of the cochlear canal where the scala tympani and scala vestibuli unite. - "This work "ensures Scarpa's renown for discovering the membranous labyrinth. It was to be a keystone of otological research. Most of Scarpa's findings are still valid today. Only by means of the improved methods of preparation known to our century have some new details been added to Scarpa's examinations. The great results of Scarpa's studies in otological anatomy derive from his interest in comparative anatomy. Through the examination of lower animals who lacked some or all other parts of the human organ of hearing, Scarpa reached conclusions that led him to the discovery of the membranous labyrinth in man. Scarpa's findings are completely original, experiencing only very slight supplementation later. Valsalva's 'zonae sonorae' and Cotugno's 'neural tissue partition', both based on inadequate methods of examination, were discarded. The fine detail of Scarpa's description of the cochlea surpasses that of Cotugno. His measurement data regarding the cochlea and his description of the canals in the modiolus are especially excellent" Politzer - Scrapa, a brilliant artist as well as a brilliant anatomist, was trained in anatomy by Morgagni at Padua and studied surgery in Bologna. At the age of twenty he became professor at Modena, and in 1783 he went to Pavia where he helped bring the University to pre-eminence. His legacy includes works in otolaryngology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, neuroanatomy, and surgery. The plates were drawn by the author. - His anatomic prints are models of anatomic representation as regards faithful differentiation of the tissues, correctness of form, and the utmost precision of engraving. "Both editions contain the same copperplates, viz., eight finished plates, each with an outline plate with letters. The first five plates deal with zoötomic subjects, the last three with human anatomy. They are all drawn by Scarpa. The first two are engraved by Bededotto Eredi of Florence, the third does not give the name of the engraver, but seems to have been done by Faustino Anderloni, whose name is signed under the last five plates. This work was translated into German: "Anatomische Untersuchungen des Gehörs und des Geruchs ."(1800)." Choulant - - Garrison & Morton No. 1453(1st.Ed. 1789); Heirs of Hippocrates 1103 (1st.Ed.); Stevenson & Guthrie, History of Oto-Laryngology, p. 43; L. Sellers and B. Anson, (Scarpa's) Anatomical observations on the round window. Arch. Otolaryng. 1962, 75, pp.2-45; Politzer, History of Otology, pp.158-160; Choulant, History and Bibliography of Anatomic Illustration, pp.298-300 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte von Port Jackson in NeuHolland von 1788 bis 1792, Nebst einer Beschreibung der Insel Norfolk

      1794 - “The earliest authentic account of the settlement a Port Jackson” (Streeter). 1794. Hamburg. Hoffmann. In 8vo (202 mm x 120 mm). 1 ff. + vi + 244 + folding map. Contemporary half German calf over boards, raised bands to spine tooled in gilt, lettering label perished, rubbed and scuffed. Title with a contemporary inscription, two later library stamps, foxing and browning; overall a good copy with wide margins and generally very clean. First edition in German. “Regarded by the best authorities as the most accurate, orderly, vivacious and valuable description of life in the colony in its first years” (Hill). Tench (1758 – 1833) sailed on may 1787 towards Botany Bay, making port there in 1788; shortly thereafter, he was transferred to Port Jackson where he deployed his exploring curiosity discovering the local flora and natural resources, as well as the locals of the region. Hill’s note, made for the first edition published a few years earlier, clearly states the importance of Tench’s work for the newly founded Port Jackson. The folding map “Charte von Port Jackson” was not included in the first edition, and is one of the earliest available on Port Jackson. Cox II, 317. Ferguson, 198. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Synonymy; or, an Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in Familiar Conversation. Inscribed, With Sentiments of Gratitute and Respect, to such of her Foreign Friends as have made English Literature their peculiar Study, by Hester Lynch Piozzi.

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster Row. MDCCXCIV. [1794]. In Two Volumes. (First edition). - Two volumes, octavo; size of bindings: 5 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in. (thick), Volume 1: half-title; titlepage: [i]-viii, [1]-423 pp.; Volume 2: titlepage: [i-ii], [1]-416 pp. Bound in old, mottled calf, with the mottled calf spines replaced in the 19th century: featuring brown morocco leather title labels, gilt-lettered: BRITISH SYNONYMY, and each with gilt volume numbers: I + II, with gilt bands across spines, and designs in compartments, gilt borders on cover edges; headbands present, edges stained light yellow. With early, engraved, heraldic bookplate (griffin & lion) of W. G. Coesvelt, on front paste-downs, and another, more recent, printed book label beneath this in both volumes, small inked number in upper right-hand corner of the facing flyleaves. Spine of volume two shows some chipping away of the leather surface along the side, some light wear, rubbing to leather spine ends, lower cover corners (corners show early leather repairs; inner hinges are starting. Some tan spotting to endpapers, page margins, a few small marginal tears to leaves. A much better and cleaner set than is usaully available. The scan shows the spines and front cover to volume two. Weight: 3 lbs. Contains some anecdotes regarding Samuel Johnson. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PAUSANIAS, OU VOYAGE HISTORIQUE DE LA GRECE.

      - Paris, Jean-François Bastien, An 2. ( 1794 ) 13x20 cm. Ouvrage en 4 volumes, orné de 4 planches dépliantes. ( cartes géographiques gravées sur l'acier, de différentes parties de la Grèce ) Reliures de l'époque en demi-basane à petits coins. Plats recouverts de papier moucheté beige. Dos lisses ornés de bandes dorées. Titre sur pièces de couleur orangée. Tomaison sur pièces de forme ronde. Quelques feuillets brunis, notamment au tome 4, sinon ensemble en très bon état général et de belle présentation, uniforme, très élégante et sobre. Publié pour la première fois en grec par Alde Manuce en 1516 qui disait, dans sa préface, donner au public un trésor de la plus ancienne et la plus rare érudition. Avec une table alphabétique très ample de tout ce qui est contenu dans le texte de Pausanias, aussi bien que dans les remarques.

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        Johann Ferdinand Roth (Diakonus bey St. Jakob), Sammlung schöner Stellen zum Gebrauch für Stammbücher. Aus deutschen, lateinischen, griechischen, französischen, italienischen und englischen Schriftstellern.,

      Ernst Christoph Grattenauer, Nürnberg 1794.,, - 230 Seiten. Marmorierter Pappeinband. 10 x 17,5 cm. Ganz seltenes Exemplar dieses Autors aus Nürnberg. Zustand: gering stockfleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        Cary's New Map of England and Wales with part of Scotland.

      J Cary., London. 1794 - '.On which are carefully laid down all the direct and principal cross roads the course of the rivers and navigable canals, cities markets and borough towns, parishes and most considerable hamlets, parks, forests.' Lacks pp 85/6 of index and 2 blank plates (62 and 80, German Ocean). 14pp + 81 + 88pp. Later calf spine on contemporary calf boards. Hand cold maps very sharp, bright and clean. Very good hardback. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reise in Deutschland, der Schweiz, Italien und Sicilien.

      Königsberg und Leipzig, bei Friedrich Nicolovius, 1794.. 4 Bände. 8°. 2 Bl.,334 S., 1 Bl. Errata; 335 S., 1 Bl. Errata; 398 S., 1 Bl. Errata; 398 S., 1 Bl. Errata.Mit 18 gefalteten gestochenen Ansichten nach Pirensi, Schellenberg, Wolff u.a., einem gestochenen Plan und einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte von Italien. Halblederbände der Zeit mit roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern, wenig Rückenvergoldung und Besitzermonogramm "S.E.V.W" an der Rückenunterkante.. Goedeke IV/I,1034,14. - Wäber 47. - Erste Ausgabe. - Reiseschilderung in 107 Briefen, die Stolberg zusammen mit seiner zweiten Frau Sophie, geborene Redern und Jacobis Sohn Georg unternahm. Die Reise führte von Düsseldorf über Frankfurt und Karlsruhe an den Bodensee, nach Zürich, in die Innerschweiz, die ausführlich beschrieben wird, über den Brünig nach Thun und Bern, Lausanne, Genf, Turin, Genua, Pavia, Mailand, Parma, Bologna, Florenz, Pisa nach Rom, wo die Reisegesellschaft vom 24. Dezember 1791 bis Ende Januar 1792 blieb. Danach reisten sie bis Ende April nach Neapel, Salerno, Tarent. Apulien, Sizilien, zurück nach Sorrent, Rom, Loreto, Venedig, Wien nach Dresden. - Eine der frühesten gedruckten deutschsprachigen Reiseschilderungen von Italien. Goethes Erinnerungen an seine 1788 unternommene Italienreise wurden erst rund 20 Jahre später gedruckt. Stolberg war wahrscheinlich der erste deutsche Kultur- und Archäologietourist. Die grossen Kupfer, in Band 1 mit je einer Ansicht des Rütli und des Staubbaches bei Lauterbrunnen, alle sauber und in guten Abdrucken. Die Italienkarte etwas fleckig, die Capriansicht im Falz etwas eingerissen. Einbände leicht berieben. Innendeckel mit Spuren eines entfernten Exlibris. - Sehr sauberes Exemplar.

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        Anatomische Tafeln: Die vorderen und die hinteren Arterien des ganzen Körpers. 4 Tafeln nach Albrecht von Haller.

      - Anat. Tab., 91+92 + Umrisskupfer 91 + 92. - Weimar, Industrie Comptoire, (1794-1803). J.F.Schröter sc.; Kupferstichtafel 38 x 52 cm, je Tafel eine Figur mit insgesamt 1199 Einzeldarstellungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plays and Poems Written by . . . With Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Author

      Printed for T. Evans and R. Baldwin. First edition.. Edges slightly rubbed; fine copy.. NCBEL II, 962; not in Rothschild. 8vo, later decoratively-stained calf by Riviere, red morocco labels, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Engraved vignette portrait on the title page. Half-title present; 12 pages of ads for Ogilvy and Speare, dated May 1794, bound in the rear and printed on distinctly different paper (with a bluish tone). The scarce first collected edition of Smollett?s plays and poems, containing The Regicide and The Reprisal, two satires and twelve poems, preceded by a lengthy biographical sketch of Smollett - apparently the first such memoir.

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        Autograph letter signed to Citoyen [Pepin?] at Charleville

      Sedan 1794 - Clouet, Jean-François (1751-1801). A.L.s. to Citoyen [Pepin?] at Charleville. 3pp. on 2 conjugate leaves. Sedan, 17 mai l'an 2me de la République française [1794]. Creased and a little chipped but very good.A specialist in metallurgy and active supporter of the French Revolution, Clouet was put in charge of reorganizing metallurgical establishments in his native region in 1793, and he must have written the above letter in his official capacity. He discusses iron products, mostly with military applications, and gives a detailed account of materiel shipped in recent weeks. At the time of writing, the last days of Robespierre's Reign of Terror, there was fierce civil war in the west of France (the Wars of the Vendée). Clouet also writes of the chemical preparation of earths in barrels. Before the revolution Clouet was professor of physics and chemistry at Mézières, where he worked with Gaspard Monge on the liquefaction of sulfur dioxide, arsenious iron, the manufacture of Damascus blades and the preparation of cast steel. He showed that steel is formed by heading wrought iron with diamond powder. DSB. Partington III, 103.

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        An original watercolour, titled 'Calycanthus' of a cream-red-flowered shrub with two butterflies and a dragon-fly

      1794. Folio. (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches). Original water-colour on Whatman wove paper (sheet size: 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches), titled in both English, and Chinese characters. A Chinese drawing of a flowering shrub with butterflies produced for the Western market by a highly-talented Chinese artist. This watercolour derives from a well-established tradition of Chinese artists, working in and around the coastal trading ports, producing work for Western patrons, particularly the members of the East India and Dutch East India Companies. While meeting Western demands for botanical accuracy, the drawing has that fine Chinese feeling and tradition for design and delicacy which almost brings the plant to life. The insects (and particularly the butterflies) are used to heighten what is already a pleasing composition.

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        Brissot, député du département d'Eure et Loire, à ses commettans. Précédé d'autres pièces intéressantes de Brissot, 1. Projet de déclaration de l'Assemblée Nationale aux puissances étrangères. - 2. Rapport fait au nom du Comité de Défense générale sur les dispositions du gouvernement britannique envers la France, & sur les mesures à prendre. - 3. Rapport sur les hostilités du Roi d'Angleterre & du Stadhouder des Provinces Unies.

      Londres, pour R. Edwards, & T. Spilsbury 1794 - in-8, [2]-75-224 pp., demi-veau à coins, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées de bleu (reliure de l'époque). Dos refait. Bon exemplaire. Il s'agit d'une impression londonienne faite à l'usage d'un public anglais cultivé et reproduisant les principaux textes bellicistes de Brissot, déjà imprimés en France : le député girondin avait poussé à la guerre comme tous ceux de son parti, mais était déjà monté sur l'échafaud (31 octobre 1793) quand parut cette édition. Inconnu de Martin et Walter ainsi que de Monglond.

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        ASSEMBLÉE COLONIALE DE L'ISLE DE FRANCE. SÉANCE Du 17 BRUMAIRE AU MATIN, 3me. ANNÉE DE LA REPUBLIQUE... RAPPORT FAIR A L'ASSEMBLÉE COLONIALE DE L'ISLE DE FRANCE, AU SUJET DE ST. FÉLIX, DUPLESSIS, TYROL, TESSAN, FAYOL, MARCENAY, GRANGIER, TOUS ARRETÉS A L'ISLE DE LA RÉUNION, PAR LES COMMISSAIRES DE LA CHAUMIÈRE, & DÉTENUS ÉS PRISONS DE LA PLACE [caption title]

      Port de la Montagne [i.e. Port Louis]: Chez F.N. Bolle, [1794].. 28pp. Small quarto. Stitched as issued. Contemporary notation on first page, some contemporary underlining in text. Minor soiling. Very good. A remarkable early imprint from the colonial press at the French colony of Mauritius, also known as the Ile de France, in the south Indian Ocean. The text contains a report of the French Revolutionary Committee of Public Safety regarding prisoners arrested on the island of Réunion being held as enemies of the Revolution. The document was printed in the capital, Port Louis, which was called Port de la Montagne from 1792 to 1795. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Printing began on Mauritius in 1768. During the French period, until 1810, only about 400 imprints were produced, mostly in the form of official documents and newspapers, though there are also almanacs and a few other items. All are quite rare. No copies located in OCLC; Toussaint locates a copy at the Archives Nationales in Paris. TOUSSAINT A247.

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        L'Aurelien: ou histoire naturelle des Chenilles, Chrysalides, Phalenes et Papillons Anglois;.

      avec les plantes dont ils se nourissent; et le detail exact de leurs differents changemens, des endroits qu'ils frequentent dans l'etat ailé, et de leurs noms vulgaires ou scientifiques donnés et etablis par la Societé des Aureliens Anglois. Londres, J. Edwards, 1794. Folio (400 x 315mm). pp. 145, (4), with handcoloured engraved title (within a fine garland of beautiful flowers and butterflies), 1 handcoloured engraved anatomical plate and 44 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary green straight grained morocco, later rebacked spine in 7 compartments with gilt lines and lettering, sides with richly gilt border, inside dentelles, gilt edges. "The most celebrated of all the early works about butterflies and moths" (Salmon, The Aurelian legacy p. 115). First issue of the third edition of this beautifully illustrated work which went through a number of editions, a last edition appeared as late as 1840. "... Instead of the English and French texts appearing in double columns as in the previous edition they have been printed on opposite sides of the leaves so that the English text precedes and the French follows each plate ..." (Lisdney 234)./"Very little is known of the life of Moses Harris. By his own admission he was poorly educated; nevertheless, he became the leading entomologist of the eighteenth century and was certainly one of the best entomological artists. He seems to have collected extensively in the south-east of England... His greatest skills, however, were certainly painting and engraving. His standards of engraving were very high and he insisted on a high degree of accuracy. His illustrations were in constant demand by other authors... One of the eighteenth century's finest entomologists, Harris was an enthusiastic collector from an early age; he tells us he was just twelve years old when first taken to a meeting of the Aurelian Society, one of the first entomological societies... In the published work, each of the plates is dedicated to a subscriber. To publish such a work was an expensive undertaking and good subscribers were necessary, not only for their funding, but also because of the hope that they would attract others" (Gilbert, Butterfly Collectors and Painters pp. 46 & 110)./"Harris drew his specimens from life, and like Wilkes, must have reared many of them for he is scrupulous in showing the early stages of his subjects, sometimes at different stages of development. His arrangements are chosen for their aesthetic qualities, with moths, butterflies and other insects all thrown together, often with vases of flowers and other unrelated objects. But their eye-catching effect and fidelity to life is undeniable, and his beautifully coloured plates have given pleasure to entomologists and non-entomologists alike for nearly two and a half centuries" (Salmon p. 116).//The colouring of this very fresh and clean copy is outstanding. ///Hagen I, 341; Nissen ZBI, 1835; Lisney 234.

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        Tabulae anatomicae. Neurologie II - Tab. 159-176.

      . Weimar, Industrie Comptoire, (1794-1803); J.F.Schröter sc.; Kupferstichtafel 24,5 x 40 cm, 22 Kupferstichtafeln und Texterklärungen, 2 Pappbände.. ERSTE AUSGABE! - Justus Christus von Loder's (1753-1832) beschäftigte erstklassige Kupferstecher wie J.A.Roux, J.C.Bock, J.B. Hössel, F.Kaiser, J.F.Schrötter, sie schufen die insgesamt 1431 Darstellungen auf den ca. 200 Kupfertafeln. Loders Ziel war es "für alle Fächer der menschlichen Anatomie, die damals besten Abbildungen in ein Werk zu vereinigen, sowie nach eigenen Präparaten diese zu ergänzen, von den 1431 Figuren sind 1122 Copieen und 309 nach Präparaten gefertigte Originalzeichnungen.." Choulant widmet dem Loder'schen Sammelwerk 2 Seiten in seiner Geschichte der anatom. Abbildungen. Dort finden sich auch Hinweise über die Künstler und die von Loder benutzten Vorlagen. Loder war Professor in Jena, Sachsen-Weimarscher Leibarzt und Geheimrat. Nach der Einnahme durch Napoleon ging er nach Königsberg, später nach St. Petersburg und Moskau. - First Edition of Neurology Section II of this magnificent atlas, really a pictorial encyclopaedia of all the best anatomical depictions up to the time of Loder. Many of the anatomical discoveries of the late 18th and early 19th century were collected. Loders object was the compilation in one work of all the best representations then known in the different branches of anatomy, supplemented by representations of original preparations. In many plates the vascular system is represented in color. Loder held professorchip in Jena, Halle, and the University of Moscow. Choulant-Frank, 32526; Wellcome IIIp. 535; Heirs of Hippocrates, 696.

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        Essay, in answer to the following question . . . Together with 6 other papers by Kirwan

      Dublin: George Bonham, for the Academy, 1794. <p>Kirwan, Richard (1733?-1812). (1) Essay, in answer to the following question . . . "What are the manures most advantageously applicable to the various sorts of soils, and what are the causes of their beneficial effect in each particular instance?" In Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 5 (n.d. [1794]): 129-198. (2) A comparative view of meteorological observations made in Ireland since the year 1788, with some hints towards forming prognostics of the weather. In ibid: 3-29. (3) Reflections on meteorological tables, ascertaining the precise signification of the terms Wet, Dry, and Variable. In ibid.: 31-38. (4) State of the weather in Dublin from the 1st of June 1791 to the 1st of June 1793. In ibid.: 39-50. (5) Examination of the supposed igneous origin of stony substances. In ibid.: 51-81. (6) Meteorological observations made in Ireland in the year 1793. In ibid.: 227-242. (7) Experiments on a new earth found near Stronthian in Scotland. In ibid.: 243-255. Whole volume, 4to. xvi, [2], 324, [2], 92, [2], 63, [1], 4pp. 7 plates. 261 x 197 mm. Half calf, marbled boards c. 1794, front hinge cracking, one corner bumped. Light dampstaining on some leaves and plates, otherwise very good.</p><p>First Edition. An important early contribution to agricultural chemistry. Kirwan&#39;s analysis of fertilizers suitable to different soils, first published in this volume of the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, was issued in book form in 1796 and went through numerous editions in both England and America. The Irish chemist Kirwan is known for his experiments on the specific gravities and attractive powers of various saline substances, which formed a substantial contribution to the methods of analytical chemistry, and earned him the Copley Medal from the Royal Society in 1782. Kirwan is also known for his pioneering work in meteorology, some of which is discussed in the meteorological papers contained in this volume: "From records of Irish weather covering forty-one years, compiled by John Rutty, [Kirwan] worked out a system of probabilities with a view to forecasting the weather for seasons ahead. His predictions were more often right than wrong and were much valued by farmers; though the sequences he observed have not persisted in Ireland, methods of autocorrelation similar to Kirwan&#39;s are today proving successful elsewhere" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Kirwan&#39;s also wrote on geology, disputing the igneous nature of basalt, taking issue with Hutton&#39;s uniformitarian theory of the earth, and publishing an early report on the element strontium, discovered in 1790. This volume of the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy also contains a paper by George Graydon, "On the fish inclosed in stone of Monte Bolca" (pp. 281-318), illustrated with several striking engravings of fossil fish.</p>

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        Anatomicae disquisitiones de auditu et olfactu. Edito altera auctior.

      . Milano, Galeati, 1794, Folio, (19); 101, (1) pp., mit 16 Kupfertafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; fleckig.. Antonio Scarpa (1752-18) "made important researches concerning the auditory and olfactory apparatus, birds, reptiles, and man," further he is know in otology for Scarpa's liquor, the fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear and Scarpa's hiatus, the semi lunar opening of the tip of the cochlear canal where the scala tympani and scala vestibuli unite. - "This work "ensures Scarpa's renown for discovering the membranous labyrinth. It was to be a keystone of otological research. Most of Scarpa's findings are still valid today. Only by means of the improved methods of preparation known to our century have some new details been added to Scarpa's examinations. The great results of Scarpa's studies in otological anatomy derive from his interest in comparative anatomy. Through the examination of lower animals who lacked some or all other parts of the human organ of hearing, Scarpa reached conclusions that led him to the discovery of the membranous labyrinth in man. Scarpa's findings are completely original, experiencing only very slight supplementation later. Valsalva's 'zonae sonorae' and Cotugno's 'neural tissue partition', both based on inadequate methods of examination, were discarded. The fine detail of Scarpa's description of the cochlea surpasses that of Cotugno. His measurement data regarding the cochlea and his description of the canals in the modiolus are especially excellent" Politzer - Scrapa, a brilliant artist as well as a brilliant anatomist, was trained in anatomy by Morgagni at Padua and studied surgery in Bologna. At the age of twenty he became professor at Modena, and in 1783 he went to Pavia where he helped bring the University to pre-eminence. His legacy includes works in otolaryngology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, neuroanatomy, and surgery. The plates were drawn by the author. - His anatomic prints are models of anatomic representation as regards faithful differentiation of the tissues, correctness of form, and the utmost precision of engraving. "Both editions contain the same copperplates, viz., eight finished plates, each with an outline plate with letters. The first five plates deal with zoötomic subjects, the last three with human anatomy. They are all drawn by Scarpa. The first two are engraved by Bededotto Eredi of Florence, the third does not give the name of the engraver, but seems to have been done by Faustino Anderloni, whose name is signed under the last five plates. This work was translated into German: "Anatomische Untersuchungen des Gehörs und des Geruchs ..."(1800)." Choulant - - Garrison & Morton No. 1453(1st.Ed. 1789); Heirs of Hippocrates 1103 (1st.Ed.); Stevenson & Guthrie, History of Oto-Laryngology, p. 43; L. Sellers and B. Anson, (Scarpa's) Anatomical observations on the round window. Arch. Otolaryng. 1962, 75, pp.2-45; Politzer, History of Otology, pp.158-160; Choulant, History and Bibliography of Anatomic Illustration, pp.298-300

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        Anatomische Tafeln zur Beförderung der Kenntniss des menschlichen Körpers. 2 Text- und 2 Atlas Bände (all publ.).

      . Weimar, Industrie Comptoire, (1794)-1803, Folio, (14),51,(1); (2),22,; 78,(2); 74, 21-42 pp.; (4),112,(2); 113-162; 64,(2), 24; 162, (48) pp.; 193 z.T. color Kupferstichtafeln, 4 Halbledereinbände der Zeit; minimal fleckig, feines Exemplar.. ERSTE AUSGABE! - - Herausgegeben von 1794 bis 1803 in Lieferungen. Eingeteilt in 2 Bände: I. Band. Taf. I-XC. [=Abschnitt 1-4] und II. Band. Taf. XCI-CLXXXII. [=Abschnitt 5-6]. - Enthalten: Abschnitt I. Osteologie. [Taf. I-XV]; Abschnitt II. Bänderlehre. [Taf. XVI-XXV]; Abschnitt III. Muskel-Lehre. [Taf. XXVI-LI]; Abschnitt IV. Eingeweidelehre. [Taf. LII-XC]; Abschnitt V. Gefässlehre. [Taf. XCI-CLII]; Abschnitt VI. Nervenlehre [Taf. CLIII-CLXXXII]." - - Justus Christian von Loder's (1753-1832) Hauptwerk, das vollständig recht selten geworden ist. Erstklassige Kupferstecher wie J.A. Roux, J.C. Bock, J.B. Hössel, F. Kaiser, J.F. Schrötter schufen die insgesamt 1431 Darstellungen auf den ca. 200 Kupfertafeln. Loders Ziel war es "für alle Fächer der menschlichen Anatomie, die damals besten Abbildungen in ein Werk zu vereinigen, sowie nach eigenen Präparaten diese zu ergänzen, von den 1431 Figuren sind 1122 Copieen und 309 nach Präparaten gefertigte Originalzeichnungen.." Choulant widmet dem Loder'schen Sammelwerk 2 Seiten in seiner Geschichte der anatomischen Abbildungen. Dort finden sich auch Hinweise über die Künstler und die von Loder benutzten Vorlagen. Loder war Professor in Jena, Sachsen-Weimarscher Leibarzt und Geheimrat. Nach der Einnahme durch Napoleon ging er nach Königsberg, später nach St. Petersburg und Moskau. - - First Edition of this magnificent atlas, really a pictorial encyclopedia of all the best anatomical depictions up to the time of Loder. Many of the anatomical discoveries of the late 18th and early 19th century were collected. Loders object was the compilation in one work of all the best representations then known in the different branches of anatomy, supplemented by representations of original preparations. In many plates the vascular system is represented in color. Loder held professorship in Jena, Halle, and the University of Moscow. - - "Two text- and two plate volumes. Weimar: Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, (1794)-1803. Large folio. Text vol. I: [14], 51 [1]; [2], 22; 78; [2], 74, 21-42 pp., text vol. II: [4], 112, (2); pp.113-162; 64, [2], 24; 162; [48] pp. Plate vol. I: 96 engraved plates (I to XC, including 6 outline plates); plate vol. II: 97 engraved plates (XCI to CLXXXII, including 8 folding, 5 outline, and 30 hand colored). In total 193 partly colored engraved plates. Contemporary half leather; minimal spotting; fine copy! - - Unique edition dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. Remarkable encyclopedic compilation of the anatomical knowledge of the eighteenth century adding recent discoveries at the dawn of the nineteenth century which have been combined into an atlas containing 182 engraved plates, numbered from I to XIC and XIIC to CLXXXII. Some have the cardiovascular system finished in colors. The work was published in six deliveries over several years. Complete copies are very rares. Loder was Chair of Anatomy in Jena, Halle and at the University of Moscow. - - Wellcome IIIp. 535; Heirs of Hippocrates, 696; Choulant-Frank, p.151f; Wellcome III, p. 535 ; Goldschmid, p.81; Heirs of Hippocrates 696 (latin ed.).

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        A history of three of the judges of King Charles I. Major-General Whalley, Major-General Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell: Who, at the Restoration, 1660, fled to America; and were secreted and concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for near thirty years. With an account of Mr. Theophilus Whale, of Narragansett, supposed to have been also one of the judges

      Hartford: Elisha Babcock, 1794.

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        Voyage philosophique, politique et littéraire, fait en Russie pendant les années 1788 et 1789. (2 Volumes)

      Chez Briand, Paris 1794 - (xvi) - 387 pages; (x) - 380 pages. 3 planches et 1 carte dépliante. Basane racinée de l'époque, dos orné, coiffes et coins usés. Rousseurs légères. Le bas de la première page de la table des chapitres du volume 2 a été coupé mais sans affecté le texte. Autrement, les 2 livres sont en bonne condition. "Ouvrage dans lequel on trouvera avec beaucoup d'anecdotes, tout ce qu'il y a de plus intéressant et de vrai sur les moeurs des Russes, leur population, leurs opinions religieuses, leurs préjugés, leurs usages, leur constitution politique, leurs forces de terre et de mer, et les progrès qu'ils ont faits dans les sciences, etc. Traduit du hollandais, avec une augmentation considérable." La mention d'un traduction est fictive puisque Chantreau a lui-même écrit cet ouvrage. Par contre, il ne s'est jamais rendu lui-même en Russie, compilant la matière de son livre dans les relations parues à cette époque. PHOTOS DISPONIBLES SUR DEMANDE. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THIRD CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES...AN ACT TO ERECT A LIGHTHOUSE ON THE HEAD-LAND OF CAPE HATTERAS; AND A LIGHTED BEACON ON SHELL CASTLE ISLAND IN THE HARBOR OF OCCACOCK IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA [caption title]

      Philadelphia. 1794.. Broadside, 13 1/4 x 8 inches. Minor foxing and soiling, slight edge wear, old fold lines. Very good. An important Act passed by the Third Congress, authorizing the construction of the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras, one of the most prominent navigation landmarks on the East Coast. Though this act was passed in 1794, construction did not actually begin until 1799, and the lighthouse was not put into use until 1803. "The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse protects one of the most hazardous sections of the Atlantic Coast. Offshore of Cape Hatteras, the Gulf Stream collides with the Virginia Drift, a branch of the Labrador Current from Canada. This current forces southbound ships into a dangerous twelve-mile long sandbar called Diamond Shoals. Hundreds and possibly thousands of shipwrecks in this area have given it the reputation as the &#39;Graveyard of the Atlantic&#39;" - National Park Service. "Approved - May the thirteenth 1794," and signed in print by Speaker of the House Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Vice President John Adams, and President George Washington. Variant states of other acts of the Third Congress are known, and this issue is that which also has the printed lines, "Deposited among the Rolls in the Office of the Secretary of State" and "Secretary of State," and signed in manuscript by the second Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph. NAIP locates copies at the Library of Congress, Rhode Island Historical Society, and the American Antiquarian Society; OCLC locates just three more. 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 27853. NAIP w028062. OCLC 20447408.

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        Third Congress imprint of the act appropriating <I>?for the support of Government?</I> not more than $521,447.24 for the year 1794, including the salaries of the President, Vice President, cabinet members, and the $2500 <I>?annual allowance granted by Congress to Baron Steuben.?</I>

      Imprint signed in type ?Go: Washington? as President, ?John Adams? as Vice-President, and ?Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg? as Speaker of the House, three pages, front and verso, 8" X 13.25" conjoined. Philadelphia: 1794. Disbound, tiny thread holes at edge, lightly soiled at upper right corner of first page. Fine condition. In part: ?Be it enacted...That for defraying the expenditure of the civil-list of the United States...together with the incidental and contingent expenses of the several departments...and for other purposes, there be appropriated a sum of money not exceeding five hundred and twenty one thousand four hundred and forty seven dollars and twenty four cents; That is to say: For the compensation granted by law to the President and Vice-President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars: For the like compensations of the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, estimated for a session of six months continuance, o

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        The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney. Four Volumes in Two

      London: Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, 1794-95. Modern brown cloth, gilt, some foxing and staining, a few tears, the binding a bit strained, yet a good usable set The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one of the great speeches of [Erskine&#39;s] career", securing Hardy&#39;s acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution&#39;s effects swirled throughout England

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        The Trial of Mr. Thomas Hardy, for High Treason [with] The Trial of John Horne Tooke on a Charge of High Treason [with] The Trial of John Thelwall on a Charge of High Treason . . . Also, the Acquittal of John Augustus Bonney [and three others]

      Dublin: Printed by P. Byrne, 1794. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite browning, occasional pencil markings, one margin torn with small loss; a usable copy The first Irish edition reporting the three major treason trials of 1794, each with Thomas Erskine as principal defense counsel, displaying his courtroom talents in unparalleled fashion as he secured acquittals in all three instances

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        State Trials for High Treason. Containing the Trial of Thomas Hardy, to Which Is Prefixed Lord Chief Justice Eyre&#39;s Charge to the Grand Jury . . . Taken in Short-hand by a Student in the Temple

      Edinburgh: Printed and Sold by J. Robertson, No. 4, Horse-Wynd, 1794. Modern cloth, light pencilling, without the portrait; sound An uncommon edition reporting "one of the great speeches of [Erskine&#39;s] career", securing Hardy&#39;s acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution&#39;s effects swirled throughout England; eight copies in RLIN, none in England

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        The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney. Four Volumes in Two

      London: Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, 1794. Modern buckram, ex-library, first title repaired, last advertising leaf repaired with loss, a textually complete copy only The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one of the great speeches of [Erskine&#39;s] career", securing Hardy&#39;s acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution&#39;s effects swirled throughout England

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        Article on Hindu rhinoplasty. In: The Gentleman's Magazine LXIV, Teil 2, No. 4, (pp.891-892, 1 ganzseitige Kupferstichtafel).

      - The Gentleman's Magazine (vollst. Band Juli - Dezember), London, John Nichols, 1794, 8°, pp.585-1212, 21 Taf., marmorierter Halbledereinband der Zeit. - 21176. EIN MEILENSTEIN DER PLASTISCHEN CHIRURGIE - FIRST REPORT OF INDIAN RHINOPLASTY - ERSTE AUSGABE. Der Bericht von "B.L." in 'The gentleman's magazine' informierte Europas Chirurgen erstmalig über die Hindumethode der Nasenplastik. DIESE VERÖFFENTLICHUNG MARKIERT BEGINN UND AUSGANGSPUNKT DER MODERNEN PLASTISCHEN CHIRURGIE. Mit Carpue's erfolgreichen rhinoplastischen Operationen ereichte die neue Methode einen ersten Höhepunkt! - Der indische Ochsentreiber Cowasjee geriet im Dienste der Britischen Kolonialarmee 1792 in Gefangenschaft des Sultans Tipoo, der ihm die Nase und eine Hand abschneiden ließ. Ein Jahr später erhielt er durch die Kunst eines Mannes aus der Ziegelmacherkaste bei Poona eine neue Nase aus der Stirnhaut. Die Veröffentlichung des Berichtes von B.L. über diesen Eingriff enthält Hinweise zur Operationstechnik und eine schöne, ganzseitige Tafel mit detaillierten Angaben. - Nur selten hat ein "Letter to the Editor" eine so stürmische Entwicklung einer ganz neuen medizinischen Fachrichtung eingeleitet, wie diese Veröffentlichung in 'The gentleman's magazine'. - FIRST EDITION. "The event which again brougt rhinoplasty to the attention of European surgeons and initiated the revival of the practice that was to lead to its full modern development was the publication in 1794 of the description of a rhinoplastic operation on the bullock-driver Cowasjee, together with an engraving showing various details of the procedure." - Gnudi-Webster, 309. - The report of the curious Indian operation in 'The gentleman's magazine' was the turning point in the development of modern plastic surgery. 'The gentleman's magazine' (1731 - 1907) was the first general periodical in Great Britain and so popular that its name became the generic. - Zeis, Geschichte der Plastischen Chirurgie, No.441; Zeis-Patterson Index, No.438 calling attention to European rhinoplasty and Tagliacozzi; McDowell, Source Book of Plastic Surgery, 74-88; Gnudi-Webster, The Life and Time of Gaspare Tagliacozzi, 306-316; Bankoff, Story of Plastic Surgery, 38-39; Hirsch, Die geschichtliche Entwicklung der operativen Rhinoplastik, 8-10. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAP OF STANDING STONE FUTURE LAND OF FRENCH AZILUM

      1794. MANUSCRIPT MAP OF STANDING STONE FUTURE LAND OF FRENCH AZILUM The surveyors (not signed) have plotted a parallelogram of properties with names and some numbers with many dated 1794. On the reverse "Draught of Judge Hollenbacks land (opposite with line through) above Standing Stone." 8 1/4" x 6 1/2" on unmarked paper. Some folds minor tears and stains. Pen and ink with some colored lines and due North. Most of the land was 400 acres each purchased from J. Hart, Agnus Hart and Matthew Hart other purchases around this area include Waterman Baldwin, Barnaby M Shane and Mary Bracken. From the story of some french refugees and their "Azilum" 1793-1800. by Louise Wells Murray, Athens, PA 1917. Second Edition pages 17-19. Boulogne and Hoops traveled to regions around Harrisburg in the summer of 1793. At that settlement, they reached the Susquehanna River and boated to Wilkes-Barre. Boulogne and Hoops arrived in Wilkes-Barre on August 27, 1793, and met with Judge Matthias Hollenback, a businessman who opened trading posts along the river. One prominent post was Tioga Point, about twenty-five miles above Wilkes-Barre. The judge played a prominent role in shipping supplies to Asylum as it was being built and once it was settled. Boulogne and Hoops presented letters from Mr. Morris to Judge Hollenback to explain their business endeavor: Should Mr. Boulogne find it necessary to purchase provisions or other articles in your neighborhood for the use of himself and his company, I beg you will assist him therein, or should you supply him yourself and take his draft on this place, you may rely that they will be paid, and I will hold myself accountable. Any service it may be in your power to render this gentleman, or his companions, I shall be thankful for, and remain â&#128;¨â&#128;¨ Sir Your Ob&#39;t Servant, â&#128;¨â&#128;¨Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â ROBERT MORRIS 7 "Judge Laporte said the original surveyor was a Frenchman whose name was De Graff" It is interesting to note that the geometric design is similiar to the overall plan of the gardens of Versailles. .

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        Biographia Navalis;

      London: R. Faulder,, 1794-8. or Impartial Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of Officers of the Navy of Great Britain, from the Year 1660 to the Present Time; drawn from the Most Authentic Sources, and disposed in a Chronological Arrangement. 6 volumes octavo (210 × 128 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, flat spines, black labels, gilt greek key rolls forming compartments with small sailing ship tools, gilt floral rolled panel to the boards, edges sprinkled brown, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece to each, lacks the folding chart. A little rubbed, some head-caps chipped, upper joint of volume I started, but holding, small tear in the first text leaf of volume V, repaired, slight loss of text, bookplate removed from the same volume, light browning throughout, about very good. Contemporary armourial bookplates of Richard Robinson to the front pastedowns, later ownership inscriptions of C. L. Eastwick. First edition. Unfortunately slightly defective set of this uncommon and desirable work of reference. Charnock was educated as Winchester and Trinity College, Oxford, at university he wrote a number of political essays for periodicals, but came to dedicate himself to the study of Naval matters. In the pursuit of such knowledge it appears that he served for a time as a volunteer in the Navy, although the details of his service are not known. A falling out with his father forced him to fall back on his researches in order to support himself. "Charnock lived in Blackheath, and struck up a friendship with Captain William Locker, a correspondent of Horatio Nelson and lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital. This association gave a definite direction to his work, and led to the publication of his Biographia navalis a compilation covering all post captains and admirals, in which he was largely aided by Locker&#39;s collections. His acquaintance with many of the officers whose lives are related, and his knowledge of naval tradition, gave Charnock&#39;s book a peculiar value. At the same time, Charnock had little access to original documentation and, though painstaking to a degree, he had very hazy ideas as to the credibility of evidence and a tendency to confuse officers of the same surname. Sir John Laughton, who checked his work extensively for the Dictionary of National Biography, observed: &#39;The book is useful, but it should be used with caution&#39;" (ODNB).

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        THIRD CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: AT THE FIRST SESSION.AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE SECOND INSTALMENT [sic] DUE ON A LOAN MADE OF THE BANK OF THE UNITED STATES [caption title].

      [Philadelphia: Childs and Swaine, ]. 1794 - Broadside. Folio. Stitch holes in left margin. Slight age-toning at edges, a few slight instances of dampstaining. A very good copy. A rare official printing of an act from the first session of the Third Congress approving payment by the President of the United States of $200,000 of the "proceeds of foreign loans.in payment of the second installment due to the bank of the United States, upon a loan of the said bank." Signed in print by Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of Representataives, and Ralph Izard, President of the Senate, pro tempore, the act was approved by President George Washington on June 4, 1794. A rare federal- era printed act, NAIP records four locations at LC, Rhode Island Historical Society, AAS, and JCB. EVANS 27861. NAIP w028069.

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        "A view of the life, travels, and philanthropic labors of the late John Howard, Esquire, L.L.D. F.R.S."

      Phildelphia: printed for John Ormrod by W. Woodward at Franklin&#39;s Head. 1794. "12mo (approx. 6½ v 4¼ inches), pp. 196, [7] Ormrod ads; the last 10 pages consist of a subscriber list, among whom Oliver Evans and Benjamin Rush; engraved frontispiece portrait (top blank margin trimmed); full crimson calf, covers roll-grained toresemble roan or goat, gilt key border on covers, smooth gilt-deoorated spine laid out in 6 compartments, green morocco label in one, alternating gilt stars and rosettes in the others, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers; minor rubbing; near fine. Ode Inscribed to John Howard by William Haley with separate title page occupies pp. [167]-185, as issued. & & Evans 26543."

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        The Well-bred Scholar, or practical essays on the best methods of improving the taste, and assisting the exertions of youth in their literary pursuits.

      Printed by S. Gosnell 1794 - FIRST EDITION, complete with advertisement leaf before half-title, occasional minor spotting, pp. 16, 559, [1], 8vo, contemporary tree calf, boards bordered with a gilt roll, spine divided by another roll betweeen solid and dotted gilt fillets, red morocco lettering piece, other compartments with a central gilt oval tool and corner frond tools, edges citron, a little rubbed at extremities, a touch of wear to head of spine, booklabel of Ian Jack, very good A very nice copy of one of the earlier publications of the writing master and educationalist William Milns (1761-1801) - the only definite earlier item recorded by ESTC being a copy-book alphabets for penmanship published in 1787 - who later in 1794 moved to New York, where a second edition of this text appeared as part of &#145;The Columbian Library&#146; in 1797. Milns, although not rating an ODNB entry, lived a life of multiple achievements: Heal records that his copy-book was still being republished in 1857, while after his move to America Milns wrote successful farces for the New York stage.This work received several long and positive contemporary reviews, with its main faults now appearing to be prescient virtues - including too little focus on morality and religion and too much acceptance of English translations of the Greek and Latin classics. Milns also criticises the study exclusively of Latin grammar instead of English, &#145;on the absurd supposition that the study of the one would necessarily produce perfection in the other&#146;, and objects to memorisation and imitation, favouring instead original composition. (ESTC N25361; Alston III.410)

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        The Wanderings of Warwick.

      P. Wogan - P. Byrne - J. Moore - W. Jones - W. Porter - H. Colbert - J. Rice, Dublin. 1794 - First edition. Rare. Formato: [4], 288 p., 17 p., piena pelle. Buono, ordinari segni d&#146;uso e del tempo, più evidenti alla legature che presenta abrasioni e mancanze, fenditure alle cerniere.

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        A New Map of the Island and Kingdom of Corsica.

      Laurie and Whittle, London 1794 - A large scale detailed map of Corsica. The birth place of Napoleon depicted during the middle of the French Revolution., Size : 645x505 (mm), 25.375x19.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, mounted on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation

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        Article on Hindu rhinoplasty. In: The Gentleman's Magazine LXIV, Teil 2, No. 4, (pp.891-892, 1 ganzseitige Kupferstichtafel).

      . The Gentleman's Magazine (vollst. Band Juli - Dezember), London, John Nichols, 1794, 8°, pp.585-1212, 21 Taf., marmorierter Halbledereinband der Zeit. - 21176. EIN MEILENSTEIN DER PLASTISCHEN CHIRURGIE - FIRST REPORT OF INDIAN RHINOPLASTY - ERSTE AUSGABE. Der Bericht von "B.L." in 'The gentleman's magazine' informierte Europas Chirurgen erstmalig über die Hindumethode der Nasenplastik. DIESE VERÖFFENTLICHUNG MARKIERT BEGINN UND AUSGANGSPUNKT DER MODERNEN PLASTISCHEN CHIRURGIE. Mit Carpue's erfolgreichen rhinoplastischen Operationen ereichte die neue Methode einen ersten Höhepunkt! - Der indische Ochsentreiber Cowasjee geriet im Dienste der Britischen Kolonialarmee 1792 in Gefangenschaft des Sultans Tipoo, der ihm die Nase und eine Hand abschneiden ließ. Ein Jahr später erhielt er durch die Kunst eines Mannes aus der Ziegelmacherkaste bei Poona eine neue Nase aus der Stirnhaut. Die Veröffentlichung des Berichtes von B.L. über diesen Eingriff enthält Hinweise zur Operationstechnik und eine schöne, ganzseitige Tafel mit detaillierten Angaben. - Nur selten hat ein "Letter to the Editor" eine so stürmische Entwicklung einer ganz neuen medizinischen Fachrichtung eingeleitet, wie diese Veröffentlichung in 'The gentleman's magazine'. - FIRST EDITION. "The event which again brougt rhinoplasty to the attention of European surgeons and initiated the revival of the practice that was to lead to its full modern development was the publication in 1794 of the description of a rhinoplastic operation on the bullock-driver Cowasjee, together with an engraving showing various details of the procedure." - Gnudi-Webster, 309. - The report of the curious Indian operation in 'The gentleman's magazine' was the turning point in the development of modern plastic surgery. 'The gentleman's magazine' (1731 - 1907) was the first general periodical in Great Britain and so popular that its name became the generic. - Zeis, Geschichte der Plastischen Chirurgie, No.441; Zeis-Patterson Index, No.438 calling attention to European rhinoplasty and Tagliacozzi; McDowell, Source Book of Plastic Surgery, 74-88; Gnudi-Webster, The Life and Time of Gaspare Tagliacozzi, 306-316; Bankoff, Story of Plastic Surgery, 38-39; Hirsch, Die geschichtliche Entwicklung der operativen Rhinoplastik, 8-10.

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        POSTILLA. DAS IST: AUSLEGUNG DER EPISTELN UND EVANGELIEN, AUF ALLE SONTAGE UND VORNEHMSTEN FESTE DURCH DAS GANTZE JAHR, FÃœR DIE EINFÄLTIGEN CHRISTEN IN FRAG-STÃœCKE VERFASSET

      Luneburg: Sternische Buchdruckerey, 1794. n. Hardcover. 219 x 137 mm (8 5/8 x 5 3/8"). 4 p.l., 124 leaves; 197 leaves; [1] leaf (half title), 126 leaves, [1] leaf (index). (Five leaves misnumbered; numbers 73 and 74 omitted from first work, but signatures indicate nothing missing.) Three parts in one volume. BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVED REPOUSSÉ SILVER BINDING (probably 18th century German), covers with a beaded border surrounding a broad ornate frame featuring flowers, volutes, and cherubs, this frame enclosing a central medallion portraying a scene from the Old Testament (Jacob greeting Esau on the upper cover, Rachel at the well on the lower), spine divided into three compartments by beaded frames, the top with a grotesque face surrounded by flowers and arabesques, the middle featuring Moses with the Ten Commandments, and the bottom with the device for Faith, Hope, and Charity framed by volutes, silver head- and tail guards (in the form of a winged cherub) extending from the backstrip over a short portion of the top and bottom of the text block, two silver clasps depicting a male and a female saint (presumably recased, perhaps in the 19th century). With printer&#39;s device on title pages, and 64 woodcut illustrations (measuring approximately 80 x 110 mm.) of biblical scenes. Title page backed. Front hinge cracked (causing a little looseness, though everything still intact), leaves rather soiled from use, two leaves with tears from fore edge into text (affecting two lines of text, the tears secured at fore edge with transparent tape), third part of the volume a bit dampstained, final leaf reattached, its verso with loss of approximately half a column of text along the gutter; not without condition problems, but the text fresh, and THE ORIGINAL SPLENDID BINDING STILL WELL PRESERVED, the silver lustrous and altogether pleasing. This is a fine and especially elaborate example of a sophisticated German Baroque silver binding, crafted with great expertise and artistry, and almost certainly the product of an Augsburg atelier. In his survey of the silver bindings in the J. R. Abbey collection, Hayward notes that "in the 17th and 18th centuries, bindings were more frequently decorated with embossed subjects taken from the Scriptures, and it is probable that many of these were executed in Augsburg, where there was a large production of plaques embossed with religious subjects intended for mounting on small house altars. These plaques were similar in size and shape to the cover of a book, and both could therefore have been conveniently and economically produced in the same shop." Our binding, with its riotously ornate frames, high relief, and carefully realized detail, is similar to items #13, 17, 18, and 19 in the Abbey collection, all from the late Baroque period that Hayward credits with producing "the most finely-worked book-covers in the Abbey Collection." The embossed figures in the foreground here are beautifully rendered, and the engraved backgrounds-including people, distant cities, date trees, and rather comical camels-add animation, interest, and perspective to the vignettes. Like the other bindings of this period described by Hayward, it "is a very typical example of the last phase of German baroque ornament. The embossing . . . is in high relief and gives a most sumptuous effect.".

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        A New and General Map of the Middle Dominions belonging to the United States of America.

      Laurie & Whittle, London 1794 - Size : 490x668 (mm), 19.25x26.25 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        A TOUR THROUGH PARTS OF WALES

      London: Printed by J. Smeeton for R. Blamire, 1794. FIRST EDITION n. Hardcover. Very Ornate Provincial Morocco, Done by Thomas Bewick&#39;s Binder and Tenant. 295 x 229 mm (11 5/8 x 9"). 4 p.l. (the first blank), 120 pp. FIRST EDITION. EXTREMELY HANDSOME DARK BLUE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, ELABORATELY DECORATED IN GILT AND BLIND, BY LUBBOCK OF NEWCASTLE (their ticket on front free endpaper), covers with intricate frame in gilt and blind (featuring stippling, fleurons, drawer handles, wreaths, etc.), large central panel of an unusual design with a blind-stamped lozenge at center and horizontal blindstamped bars above and below, all enclosed by double gilt fillets (to form a large "I" with a convex vertical element); raised bands, spine panels with gilt- or blind-tooled fleurons; wide, densely gilt turn-ins with inlaid red morocco cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With a modern fore-edge painting showing three landscape vignettes--castle ruins, an arched bridge, and a castle by the sea--surrounded by colorful volutes, fruits, and cornucopia. With 13 sepia-tone engravings of Welsh castles and scenery after J. Smith. Front pastedown with engraved armorial bookplate of Ravensworth Castle; title page with ink ownership inscription of T. H. Liddell (see below). Abbey "Scenery" 513. Corners and extremities a little rubbed, joints slightly flaked (but well masked with dye), faint offsetting from engravings, otherwise a fine copy, the binding lustrous and without significant wear, and the text and plates with only the most trivial imperfections. This is an exceptional example of English provincial bookbinding of the period. According to Nixon, William Lubbock of Newcastle upon Tyne (fl. 1798-1822) was "one of the few members of the provincial English book-trade in the early 19th century who carried out his own binding." Samples of his work, which was often elaborately tooled in a bold design, may be seen in Oldaker (#32), Schiff (IV, 48), Nixon&#39;s "Five Centuries" (#87), and the Ramsden collection at the British Library (shelfmark c151g3). Lubbock&#39;s major customer was engraver Thomas Bewick, from whom he rented a workshop. According to Bewick authority Nigel Tattersfield, Lubbock&#39;s "bindings display a refreshingly idiosyncratic use of unusual ornamental tools and contrasting leathers, but his enthusiasm for diced russia [thankfully not used here] means that few examples of his bibliopegic art have survived." Our research has not uncovered another Lubbock binding featuring a fore-edge painting, although he was working during the period when such embellishment was enjoying great popularity (our painting is clearly more recent than the binding, and although charming, it does not contain a significant portion of the value here). The present volume is an early poetic effort by William Sotheby (1757-1833), who is better known for his fine translations of "Oberon" and "Georgics." The very atmospheric verse is accompanied by appropriately brooding scenes of romantic landscapes. The work was owned by, and was likely bound for, coal magnate Thomas Henry Liddell, 1st Baron Ravensworth (1775-1855), who served as High Sheriff of Northumberland and as a member of Parliament. Produced for such a prominent client and reflecting high standards of material, decoration, and workmanship, this binding clearly attests to the binder&#39;s expertise as well as the patron&#39;s considerable wealth.

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        Vögelisegg, Sicht über den Bodensee, Originaltitel:VUE DU FAMEUSE SITUATION DE VÖGELISGG, Dediee a Monsieur J.Zellweger Seignieur Landamann Canton Appenzell des Rhodes exterieures,

      St.Gallen 1794,. kolorierte Kupferradierung, 25.6x40.4cm, fachmännisch restauriert, engrandig, Papier gebräunt,. rare view from Appenzell towards the Lake of Constance,

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        The History and Antiquities of Shenstone in the County of Stafford illustrated together with the Pedigrees of all the Families and Gentry both Antient and Modern of that Parish

      J. Nichols 1794 - 4to. pp. xv, [1], 365, [1]+ frontis. (Complete). First Edition. Rebound in half deep red morocco with raised bands and gilt ornaments in compartments. Marbled boards. Internally crisp and fresh condition - all edges gilt. Last leaf cut short by approx. 1" (no text affected) A Superior Fresh & Clean copy. By the Late Reverend Henry Sanders, BA of Oriel College, Oxford and Thirteen years Curate of Shenstone. ESTC 69210 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Julian Roberts Fine Books (PBFA)]
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        THE ENGLISH ART OF COOKERY

      G.G. And J. Robinson 1794 - 1794. Very good condition with no wrapper. According to the Present Practice; Being a Complete Guide to All Housekeepers on a Plan Entirely New Consisting of 38 Chapters. 12 b/w illustrations of Bills of Fare. Modern tan full leather binding with red title label and gilt title to spine. xx + 564 pages. Bookplate of Eleanor Lowenstein to front cover, the author of 'The Bibliography Of American Cookery Books 1742-1860'. First few pages are a little browned at edges, contents in general very good indeed. In a very handsome binding. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Breve Instruccion del Metodo y Practica de los Quatro Juicios, Civil.

      1794 - Scarce Eighteenth-Century "Institutes" of Spanish Law Alcaraz y Castro, Isidoro. Breve Instruccion del Metodo y Practica de los Quatro Juicios, Civil Ordinario, Sumario de Particion, Executivo, Y General de Concurso de Acreedores: Anotados con las Especies mas Ocurrentes en los Tribunales. Util Para los Pasantes de la Juntas de Practica, Y Abogados Principiantes. Madrid: En la Imp. de la Viuda, E Hijo de Marin, 1794. [xii], 271, [1] pp. Two parts in one volume with continuous pagination; the second part is titled: Breve Instruccion del Metodo, Y Practica de los Quatro Juicios Criminales. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary sheep treated to look like tree calf, lettering piece, gilt fillets and gilt ornaments to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few minor scuffs and stains to boards, corners bumped, front endleaves lacking, about 1/4 inch trimmed from foot of title page. Toning, faint dampspotting in places, tiny dampstains to title page. Brief annotations to front pastedown and rear endleaf, interior otherwise clean. * Fourth edition. Divided into two parts, each with four sections, this is an elementary textbook on Spanish law similar (in overall conception) to the Institutes of Justinian. In his preface Castro says his principal sources were Vela, Molina, Gregorio Lopez, Acevedo, Barbosa, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Acosta, Parladorio and Antonio Gomez. First published in 1762, this book went through four more editions in 1770, 1781, 1794 and 1828. All are scarce and rarely found in North America. Of all editions, OCLC locates 5 copies, all of the 1781, two in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress). We also located a copy of the fifth edition at UC-Berkeley law library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the Mind and the Heart. Written originally in German . Translated from the French of J. B. Mercier. The third edition.

      Printed for C. Dilly, in the Poultry, London: 1794 - . With a fine fore-edge painting hand painted by Martin Frost in 2006 depicting an eighteenth century scene of "St. Mary&#146;s Abbey, York." Signed by the artist and with a presentation label describing the scene. 8vo. x, 402 pp. Engraved frontispiece by Singleton. Modern full crushed chocolate brown Oasis morocco, raised bands, gilt spine title, all edges gilt, bound by David Weinstein. Two former ownership signatures. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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