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        Imperium Russicum cum regionibus adiacentibus duabus Tabulis ex optima quæ A, 1787. [&] Imperii Russici Pars Orientem Spectans Tab. II.da ex optimis subsidus.

      1794 - Nürnburg, 1794. Original colour. Two sheets, each 530 x 710mm. A pair of large and detailed maps of the Russian Empire.

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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 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 Smollettâ??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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        A New Chart of Harwich Harbour with the Rolling Ground, Felstow Road, Goldermore's and Flats of the Naze most humbly Inscribed and Presented to the Hon.ble Capt.n James Lutterell.

      1794 - London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. 520 x 510mm. Wide margins. Harwich was important as the only safe anchorage on the east coast of England between the Thames and Humber. As such it was important for the Royal Navy, especially at the time this chart was published, as invasion by Revolutionary France was feared.

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        Cries of London, Plate 3rd. Sweet China Oranges, sweet China Oranges, sucrees Oranges fines.

      - London: Published by Colnaghi & Co. No. 132 Pall Mall, July 1794. Colour printed stipple engraving. Printed on wove paper. In good condition, tight margins. Margins are scuffed with slight traces of surface soiling. Image size: 14 x 11 inches. 17 3/8 x 13 inches. Two attractive ladies buy oranges from the orange peddlar The "Cries of London" was a recurring theme in English printmaking for over three centuries. These colourful prints form a visual record of London's "lower orders", the peddlers, charlatans, street hawkers, milkmaids, and grocers who made their living on the city streets. They give the viewer a glimpse of a long forgotten London where tradesmen would advertise their wares with a musical shout or a melodic rhyme. Different versions of the "Cries" vary in tone from idealistic visions of contented street vendors to satirical caricatures of humorous urban figures. One of the most famous series of "London Cries" is the group of pretty pictures executed by Francis Wheatley. Wheatley's series was immensely popular and enjoyed a long period of success in the English print shops. Between 1792 and 1795 Wheatley exhibited 14 paintings of the "Cries" at the Royal Academy. The pictures attracted a great deal of attention at the exhibition and Colnaghi & Co. quickly agreed to publish a series of engravings after Wheatley's famous series. Only thirteen of the fourteen paintings were engraved and they were offered for sale individually or in a portfolio collection. The prints, which were executed in stipple, were engraved by some the most noted engravers in England; artists such as Luigi Schiavonetti, Giovanni Vendramini and Thomas Gaugain all contributed their work to the series. Complete collections of the "Cries" remained immensely popular, and by 1910 they were fetching more than James Audubon's folio "Birds of America" at auction. This lovely print is plate eight in the series and depicts a cherry seller weighing out a portion of cherries for two eager children. Roberts F. Wheatley, R.A. His Life and Works London, 1910, pp.28-32

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        The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

      London - C. Cooke, 1794. London - C. Cooke, 1794 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated set of this picaresque novel by the Scottish author Tobias Smollett (1721 1771). Complete in four volumes. The story follows the fortunes and misfortunes of the egotistical dandy Peregrine Pickle, and provides a comic and caustic portrayal of 18th century European society. The novel is written as a series of adventures, with every chapter typically describing a new adventure. There is also a very long independent story, The Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, inside the novel. Peregrine Pickle features several amusing characters, most notably Commodore Hawser Trunnion, an old seaman and misogynist who lives in a garrison of a house with his former shipmates. Possibly, Trunnion's lifestyle helped Dickens to create Wemmick of Great Expectations. Another interesting character is Cadwallader Crabtree, an old misanthrope and Peregrine's friend, who amuses himself by playing ingenious jokes on the naive and gullible human creatures. With previous owners' ink inscriptions to each front endpaper. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, sound with rubbing and wear to extremities. Very slight loss to leather at head and tail of some spines. One spine label is missing and there is slight loss to a further spine label. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with slight occasional foxing, mainly to first and last few pages and to plates and adjacent pages. Institutional ink stamps to three rear pastedowns and to one front pastedown. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Valentins des Rhätier Apostels Reisen, Aufenthalt und Grabstätte theils aus bewährten Urkunden, theils aus Wahrscheinlichkeitsgründen gesammelt, und vorgetragen in dem von ihm erbauten Bethhause zu Mays. Am Tage, wo sein Andenken gefeyert wurde; nebst Anhang eines historischen Versuches über die Frage: Wann zeiget sich die erste Spur der Stadt Meran?

      Bozen, Weiß 1794.. Mit 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 73, 43 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt.. Die schönen Ansichten zeigen "Die Gegend S. Valentin zu Mais" (Plattengr. 12 x 15 cm; gest. von Jos. v. Burger) und Meran "Stadt an Mairain oder der dazumaligen Stadt Sueran" (Plattengr. 21 x 38,5 cm; gest. von Lorenzo Zanconti). - Etwas berieben.

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        Dutch East India Company (VOC) binding bearing a VOC-D monogram.

      1794.Sm.8vo. Contemporary sharkskin, with extensive silverwork: 2 centrepieces depicting an East Indiaman with VOC standard, 4 catch-plates, with VOC monogram and the letter D(elft), with round eyes through which a silver stylus passes to hold the book closed.* Inside: Stichters almanach op''t jaar 1794. With engraved printer's device on title-page. - A very attractive copy. Landwehr, VOC, p.XXIX.

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        A Map of the North Part of Hindostan, or A Geographical Survey of the Provinces of Bengal, Bahar, Awd, Ellahabad, Agrah and Delhi. by Major James Rennel, F.R.S. Engineer. Surveyor General to the honourable the East-India Company.

      1794 - London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 730 x 105mm. Laid on canvas.

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        KALENDARIO MANUAL, Y GUIA DE FORASTEROS EN MADRID+ESTADO MILITAR DE ESPANA 1794

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. Imprenta Real. 1794. 10X6. 208Pag+204Pag. Piel. Bello ejemplar de epoca. Profusamente documentado. Ref min 45 & 13.

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        TRATADOS DE ARQUITECTURA CIVIL MONTEA Y CANTERIA, Y RELOXES

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Valencia. 1794. 18,5X13. 261Pag+252Pag+34 lams. plegadas. Tratado de arquitectura civil, ilustrado con laminas plegadas con figuras matematicas y geometricas, seguido de un tratado de gnomonica, con los principios generales de la gnomonica teorica y la practica, y el estudio del modo de describir y construir los relojes de sol. Arquitectura. Tiene 3 laminas facsimiladas. D. Tomas Vicente Tosca, erudito, Valenciano, matematico cartografo y teologo. Magnifico ejemplar. Ref 10.2 Biblioteca A.

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        Tratados de arquitectura civil, montea y canteria, y reloxes.

      - Valencia- Hnos. de Orga 1794. 19 cm. 261 + 252 p. (el Tratado de la gnomónica lleva paginación y signatura propias, aunque no portada). Ilustr. con 36 lám. calcográficas plegadas, fuera de texto, grabados de Ricarte. Marca tipográfica en portada, capitulares xilográficas. Enc. pasta española (segunda mitad s. XIX), cortes pintados. Repasado completo. (Ref. 9680-K). Arquitectura. Cantería. Relojería.

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        View of the Tchin-Shan, or Golden Island in the Yang-Tse-Kiang, or Great River of China. (Jangtsekiang, Yangtse-kiang)

      . Drawn by William Alexander. Engraved by Wilson. Very rare print from the atlas of An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China by Sir George Leonard Staunton. Sheet format 39,2 x 57,1 cm, copper plate format 35,7 x 49,6 cm, image size 30,3 x 45,7 cm. Engraving on wove paper, watermarked "1794 J Whatman". With printed note published April 12, 1796 by G. Nicol" (London). Very fine condition.. Original 1796 published engraving of the first British expedition to China 1792-1794 under the British Ambassador Earl George Macartney (1737-1806). This famous expedition was accompanied by Sir George Leonard Staunton, Sir George Thomas Staunton, the artist William Alexander (1767-1816) and others.

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        Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening. Collected from Designs and Observations Now in the Possession of the Different Noblemen and Gentlemen, for Whose Use They Were Originally Made, the Whole Tending to Establish Fixed Principles

      London: W. Bulmer for J. & J. Boydell, 1794. London: W. Bulmer for J. & J. Boydell, 1794. Oblong 4to, contemporary marbled boards expertly rebacked in brown morocco. A few repairs to endpapers, mild toning or foxing. An unusually fresh copy preserved in a custom clamshell box with paper spine label. First edition of Repton's scarce first book. The plates are charming perspective views and descriptions of country estates whose grounds Repton re-designed. The moveable overslips are to be lifted to show the improvements. two small black and white illustrations and a tailpiece. ten hand-colored aquatint engravings (one folding and three double-page), each with one or more overslips. Repton's intention was to write a manual on a style of landscape gardening more natural and more picturesque than the work of Lancelot Brown and to record his own work with excerpts from the first 57 "Red Books", which he produced for each estate he worked on. The folidng plate of the Duke of Portland's house, Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire, shows Repton and his assistants at work. This image was adapted for the backdrop in Tom Stoppard's play "Arcadia". Abbey, Scenery, 388. . Contemporary Boards. Fine. Oblong 4to.

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        The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, in Sixteen Volumes... [Complete 16 Volume Set]

      Dublin. : Printed by John Exshaw. , 1794. Dublin. : Printed by John Exshaw. , 1794. Very good. Beautifully bound in contemporaneous full tree calf with gilt tooled borders and gilt tooling and calf tiles to spines. The calf to the joints is often cracked or cracking but the bindings are all very solid and well cared for and preserved. New calf tiles have replaced missing originals in many instances and many volumes have a/multiple vertical crack/s down the calf to the spines which has been artfully repaired. Several of the volumes also have the headbands and top rim of calf missing from spines. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate of 'Stephen Glynne Williams' to each front pastedown. Minor foxing to outermost extremities of some of the volumes.. First printings thus. . Hard. 12mo. 7 3/4". . Very good. Illus. by Illustrated with engraved frontispiece to volume I and 2 further plates. .

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        Indian Antiquities Complete Seven Volume Set.

      Printed for the Author 1794-1800, London - Contemporary full tree calf, red morocco labels lettered in gold on the spines. With thirty engravings, mostly foldout. Spines repaired, some wear to extremities, light toning to text blocks. Lacks map. One of the foldout plates is split at fold but the tear does not affect the drawings. A very good set. Full sets are somewhat uncommon. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Élémens d'Histoire Naturelle et de Chimie. 5 volumes.

      A Paris, chez Cuchet 1794 - Cinquième édition. Par A. F. Fourcroy, Médecin et Professeur de Chimie. A Paris, chez Cuchet - L'An II de la République (1794). Contenant 10 tableaux dépliants, reliés in fine du T5. Premier Tableau : Division & Caractères des huit Classes d'Animaux par M. Daubenton. Deuxième Tableau : Quadrupèdes suivant la Méthode de M. Brisson. Troisième Tableau : Méthode Ornithologique établie d'après les divisions de M. Brisson. Quatrième Tableau : Division des Quadrupèdes Ovipares, par M. Daubenton. Cinquième Tableau : Table méthodique des Quadrupèdes Ovipares par M. De La Cépède. Sixième Tableau : Division des Serpens, par M. Daubenton. Septième Tableau : Méthode Ichtyologique de M. Gouan. Huitième Tableau : Méthode Entomologique de M. Geoffroy. Neuvième Tableau : Tableau systématique des Vers, par M. Brugnière (Extrait de la Nouvelle Encyclopédie). Dixième Tableau : Tableau de la Nomenclature chimique, proposée par MM. De Morveau, Lavoisier, Bertholet et De Fourcroy, en mai 1787. (Complet & Contrôlé) Reliure pleine basane marbrée de l'époque. Dos à nerfs orné avec pièces de titre et de tomaison. Tranches rouges. Petits manques à 2 coiffes. Epidermures sur les plats. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-8°(21x13). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TALES FOR YOUTH; in Thirty Poems: to which are annexed, historical remarks and moral applications in prose. By the Author of Choice Emblems For the Improvement of Youth, &c. Ornamented with cuts, neatly designed and engraved on wood by Bewick.

      x, 158, [2 ad's]pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, and with thirty woodcuts by John Bewick. Contemporary full tree calf with a red gilt label to spine. 12mo. First edition. Some spotting; ownership inscription on front free endpaper; bookplate of Seton Thomson on front pastedown; spine expertly repaired; else a very handsome copy contained in a folding cloth box. Tattersfield JB61.

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        Fort St. George on the Coromandel Coast. Belonging to the East India Company of England. - Le fort St. George sur la cote de Coromandel. Appartemante a la Compagnie Angloise des Indes Orientales.

      London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794.Engraved optical view after I. van Ryne, coloured by hand. Ca. 26 x 40 cm.* Fine bird's-eye view from offshore of the fort in Madras with many ships in the foreground. 'Madras was the Company's first fortified settlement in India; the construction of Fort St George began in 1640 and continued on and off for another 150 years. It houses all the administrative and military necessities, as well as St Mary's church (the oldest Anglican church in India), finished in 1680. The Old College, the equivalent of the Writers' Building in Calcutta, was one of the Company's few eighteenth-century buildings in the gothic style, and still stands' (Wild, The East India Company, p.52). - Some foxing otherwise fine.

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        Voyages chez différentes nations sauvages de l';Amérique septentrionale. Renfermant des détails curieux sur les moeurs, usages, cérémonies religieuses, le système militaire, etc., des Cahnuagas, des Indiens des Cinq et Six Nations, Mohawks, Connecedagas, Iroquois, etc., des Indiens Chippeways, et autres Sauvages de diverses tribus ; sur leurs langues, les pays qu';ils habitent, ainsi que sur le commerce de pelleteries et fourrures qui se fait chez ces peuples. Avec un état exact des postes situés sur le Fleuve St-Laurent, le Lac Ontario, etc.

      Prault, Fuchs, Paris 1794 - In-8. [189 x 120 mm] Collation : (4), XXXVI, 320 pp., 1 carte dépl. Demi-basane brune à coins, dos à nerfs orné, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition française. John Long, trafiquant de fourrures, né à Londres, (circa 1768-1791) ne nous est connu que par son volume intitulé "Voyages and travels of an Indian interpreter and trader", publié à Londres en 1791. "L';intérêt de l';ouvrage tient aux descriptions détaillées et relativement objectives qu';il fournit de la vie des Indiens. Long y déplore les gestes posés par les Indiens en état d';ébriété, mais il reconnaît que, dans une large mesure, leurs difficultés étaient le résultat direct de l';influence et de l';exemple des Blancs. (Au cours d';une querelle d';ivrognes, il avait lui-même poussé le curé de Tadoussac (Québec) dans les eaux du Saint-Laurent.) L';ouvrage a également le grand mérite de présenter des listes détaillées de termes utilisés par les Inuit, les Agniers, les Algonquins, les Mohegans, les Chaouanons et les Sauteux." (Dictionnaire biographique du Canada en ligne). Traduction, avec des notes et additions, de Billecocq. Illustré par une carte dépliante gravée par Tardieu. Feuillets un peu roussis. Bon exemplaire.

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        The Dance of Death, Painted by H. Holbein and Engraved by W. Hollar

      , ca. 1794. ca. 1794. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover 12mo, ND, but cited variously as 1789 and 1794 (we lean toward 1794). 81pp+ (last second not paginated). Bound in half leather with a more recent, somewhat amateurish, spine; marbled boards. Housed in a presumably later plain-paneled dust jacket with handsome gilt spine. Featuring beautiful engravings by W. Hollar after Holbein's paintings, originally engraved ca. 1647-1651. All in very good condition with light rubbing wear to the volume and DJ, light soil and foxing. Front hinge is cracked but firmly holding. The volume contains several sections, including a preface, note on the frontispiece, descriptions of the cuts, and "The Daunce of Machabree..." A newspaper clipping dated August 1884 is affixed to the front flyleaf, a "letter to the editor" from the owner of a 1566 Klauber painting of the Dance of Death. There is also a bookplate and a bookseller's sticker on the front pastedown, another old bookplate on the verso of the flyleaf. The date is written on the title page and one of the plates has perhaps a translation of the caption, "He shall die without instruction..." A note accompanying the volume remarks: "Altho this edition is without date, it was published (in duodecimo) about 1794. The preliminary observations relating to the Dance of Death are written by Mr. F. Douce, who, in 1833 published a more elaborate edition with 47 plates, made by various engravers. These latter plates are pronounced inferior to the Hollar plates. A copy of this edition is in the British Museum bearing the date 1793, altho Mr. Douce says the work published 'about 1794'." Overall a very rare, desirable volume with wonderful engravings.

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        An Account of a New Comet. In a Letter from Miss Caroline Herschel to Charles Blagden, M. D. Sec. R. S." & "On the Method of Determining, from the Real Probabilities of Life, the Values of Contingent Reversions in Which Three Lives are Involved in the Survivorship. By Mr. William Morgan, F. R. S." (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 84, pp. 1, 223-261)

      Royal Society of London, 1794. London: Royal Society of London, 1794. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good. Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) was the sister of German astronomer, Dr. William Herschel, but became a noted astronomer in her own right. Caroline Herschel discovered a number of comets, most notably 35P/Herschel-Rigollet in 1788, a periodic comet that appears every 155 years. In this volume Ms. Herschel provides a one page report on the discovery of yet another comet, becoming the first woman scientist recognized by the Royal Society of London. William Morgan's (1750-1833) paper is one of his early works in what would become the field he founded, actuarial science. This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. vi, 444, [7], 21 [plates] pp. 4to. Recent brown three quarter leather bindings with five raised bands at spine, burgundy title patch with gold embossed titling, gold lines offsetting bands, decorative stamp in each compartment without titling, blind embossed borders to front and rear boards. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        Rare J. Sharman school atlas (1794) No title page. – "Engraved for Sharman’s Geography"

      J. Sharman, Dublin 1794 - EXCESSIVELY RARE IRISH SCHOOL ATLAS. Volumes: 1. Binding: orig. wrappers. Condition: Tears, ink writing, once folded. Only one other complete copy recorded in Worldcat Books; located in West Yorkshire. Only the maps of "Scotland" and "Switzerland" recorded in the 1979 volume of Tooley Dictionary of Mapmakers. No title page. First map, The World, according to the latest discoveries, is dated 1794. A. Keith is recorded as the engraver. We have never seen another copy in over thirty-five years of dealing in geography's and atlases. The map of the United States, only a year after the Peace of Paris, shows the Mississippi River to be the western boundary of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Extensive tears and ink stains throughout. Professionally mended and rebacked. Neat penmanship notes on the Holy Land map and North America. The maps cited in Tooley probably came from an incomplete copy. Found in Pittsburgh, the principal owner was a James McFarland. The McFarland name goes way back in Pittsburgh. A McFarland Road is a major thoroughfare.

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        An Account of a New Comet. In a Letter from Miss Caroline Herschel to Charles Blagden, M. D. Sec. R. S." & "On the Method of Determining, from the Real Probabilities of Life, the Values of Contingent Reversions in Which Three Lives are Involved in the Survivorship. By Mr. William Morgan, F. R. S." (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 84, pp. 1, 223-261)

      Royal Society of London, London 1794 - Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) was the sister of German astronomer, Dr. William Herschel, but became a noted astronomer in her own right. Caroline Herschel discovered a number of comets, most notably 35P/Herschel-Rigollet in 1788, a periodic comet that appears every 155 years. In this volume Ms. Herschel provides a one page report on the discovery of yet another comet, becoming the first woman scientist recognized by the Royal Society of London. William Morgan's (1750-1833) paper is one of his early works in what would become the field he founded, actuarial science. This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. vi, 444, [7], 21 [plates] pp. 4to. Recent brown three quarter leather bindings with five raised bands at spine, burgundy title patch with gold embossed titling, gold lines offsetting bands, decorative stamp in each compartment without titling, blind embossed borders to front and rear boards. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE AURELIAN. A NATURAL HISTORY OF ENGLISH MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES, Together with the Plants on which they Feed

      Londres, J. Edwards, 1794.. Londres, J. Edwards, 1794.. Also a faithful Account of their respective Changes, their usual Haunts when in the winged State, and their standard Names as established by the Society of Aurelians. Drawn, engraved, and coloured, from the natural subjects themselves. 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 Societe des Aureliens Anglois. Dessine grave et colorie d'apres les sujets vivants. THIRD EDITION, 1794. Folio, approximately 410 x 315 mm, 16 x 12½ inches, TEXT IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH. Hand coloured engraved title in French, 1 unnumbered anatomical key plate, plus 44 full page hand coloured engraved plates of butterflies, moths and pupae etc., pages: 1-145 plus 4 pages of index, bound in full contemporary dark green straight-grain morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt decoration to edges of covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Binding worn and rubbed, rebacked preserving the original spine, uneven fading to covers, 1 lower margin renewed, not affecting image, pale soiling to many margins, a few plates have pale browning and spotting, a few plates have small patches of clumsy colouring by colorist, occasional pale offset, 1 plate has small patch of brown stain in inner blank part of plate, not affecting image, several closed tears to margins neatly repaired, not affecting images, 2 small repairs to bottom of title page, occasional small brown stain to text, all text legible, an acceptable working copy of a famous entomological book. See: A Bibliography of British Lepidoptera 1608-1799, by Arthur A. Linsey, page 166 No. 234. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Saggio di Poesie Drammatiche

      Venice - Dalla Tipografia Pepolina, 1794. Venice - Dalla Tipografia Pepolina, 1794 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Dramatic Italian poetry. With illustrated frontispiece depicting Ferdinando III. In Italian. Condition: Quarterbound in calf with paper coveredboards. Externally, rubbed with slight evidence of past worming to spine. Marks and discolouration to boards. Internally, firmly rebound without front pastedowns. Generally bright with occasional scattered spots. Overall: VERYGOOD.

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        Untersuchung über die Natur und die Ursachen des Nationalreichthums. Aus dem Englischen der vierten Ausgabe neu übersetzt.

      Breslau, bey Wilhelm Gottlieb Korn,. 1794; 1794; 1795. XX 476 (4); (4) 274 (1); (4) 451 S., 3 Bde., HLdr., etw. berieben.. "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" (London 1786). - Zweite deutsche Ausgabe, erste Auflage der Übersetzung von Christian Garve und A. Dörrien. - Vorliegend "Erster; Zweyter und Dritter Band."

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        Vedute degli Avanzi dei Monumenti Antichi delle Due Sicilie, dedicate alla santita di ... Papa Pio Sesto da Bernardino Olivieri Romano...

      Rom, 1794.. Mit gest. Titel und 60 gest. Tafeln. HLdr. d. Zt. 25 x 37 cm.. Brunet V/2, 29379; Graesse V, 21. - Mit den zwei von Alessandro Machelli Dise signierten Ansichten von Paestum. - Berieben, Vorderdeckel lose. Gebräunt, bzw. braunfleckig, wenige Tafeln etwas feuchtfleckig.

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        A Concise Treatise on the Art of AnglingConfirmed by Actual Experience, and Minute Observations: with the propermethods For Breeding and Feeding Fish, and of making Fish-ponds, Stews.&c. with several Arcana, never before made Public. To which is added THECOMPLETE FLY-FISHER; The Game-Laws, Relative To Angling; and Prognosticsof the Weather, independent of the Barmomter. By Thomas Best

      London.Printed for B Crosby. 1794.. London.Printed for B Crosby. 1794. 12mo, 18.5cm, the Third Edition, correctedand improved. [xii],153,[1]p., copper engraved frontis (pastoral scene,gentleman fishing, Lady watching - with 6 clear vignette illustrationsfor fishing flies on the bottom margin), in the original plain wraps,early repaired in brown paper, spine cap wanting, upper preliminary pagesloose, corners turned down, housed in light grey clam shell box, marbledinterior, paper label, internally a relatively clean copy , the scarce third edition. W&S. 11. Gingrich pp75-77. "The other outstanding 18thcentury angling author, based on number of editions and influence, isThomas Best, whose "Art of Angling" ran through four editions before thecentury's end. . The author was keeper of his Majesty's drawing roomin the town of London". Gingrich. Title page differs from the firstedition of 1787.. Soft cover.

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        Ueber [Über] die Reinigung und Bereicherung der Deutschen Sprache. Dritter Versuch welcher den von dem königl. Preuß. Gelehrtenverein zu Berlin ausgesetzten Preis erhalten hat.

      Braunschweig, Schulbuchhandlung 1794;. Verbesserte und vermehrte Ausgabe; ca 21x13 cm; 24, CCLXII [262], (2) 352 Seiten; Kartoneinband d. Zt. mit farbigem Rückenschild (Einband leicht bestoßen, hübsches gestochenes Exlibris auf Innendeckel, Stempel auf Vorsatz, 2 Stempel auf Titelblatt; gutes Exemplar); Verbesserte und vermehrte Ausgabe;.

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        TRATADOS DE ARQUITECTURA CIVIL MONTEA Y CANTERIA, Y RELOXES

      Hermanos de Orga - Valencia. 1794. 18,5X13. 261Pág+252Pág+34 láms. plegadas. Tratado de arquitectura civil, ilustrado con láminas plegadas con figuras matemáticas y geométricas, seguido de un tratado de gnomónica, con los principios generales de la gnomónica teórica y la práctica, y el estudio del modo de describir y construir los relojes de sol. Arquitectura. Tiene 3 láminas facsimiladas. D. Tomas Vicente Tosca, erudito, Valenciano, matemático cartógrafo y teólogo. Magnifico ejemplar. Ref 10.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philosophische Sittenlehre.

      Halle Bey Hemmerde und Schwetschke 1794,. 0 S., 8°, Hldr. mit 5 unechten Bünden, 2 Rückenschildchen, Lederecken (etwas bestoßen). Über dem 1. Sechstel des Rückens oben ein Papierschildchen einer Bibliothek. Am Schmutzblatt drei Namenszüge mit Tinte von alter Hand (von 1799 bis 1934), am Titelblatt 2 Papiermärkchen (2,3 x 2,8 cm + 1 x 1 cm) und ein ovaler Schulbibliotheksstempel. Ein sauberes und gutes Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen Ausgabe.

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        Histoire de la campagne faite en 1792, par les armées françoises sous les genéraux Dumourier, Valence, &c. Et par les armées des puissances alliées Sous Le Commandement Du Duc De Brunswick; Avec Un Rapport De Ce Qui S’est Passé Aux Thuilleries Le to Août

      A Londres [i.e. London]: Chez E. Harlow, Libraire De Sa Majest?a Reine d'Angleterre, 1794. A Londres [i.e. London]: Chez E. Harlow, Libraire De Sa Majesté La Reine d'Angleterre, 1794. 8vo. xv, [1], 212pp, [4]. Uncut, in original publisher's boards. Spine coated in shellac. Some cracking to joints, bumping to corners and slight marking to boards. Some browning to text. The scarce London imprinted French edition of John Money's The history of the campaign of 1792, between the armies of France under Generals Dumourier, Valence, &c. and the allies under the Duke of Brunswick; with an Account of what Passed in the Thuilleries on the 10th of August, (London, 1794). ESTC locates only 2 copies, at BL and the Royal Artillery Institution. ESTC T97287

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        Historia General De Espana

      Madrid: Don Benito Cano, 1794. Madrid: Don Benito Cano, 1794. Full Calf. Vg. Small 8vo. 8 volumes bound in original flame calf with all edges tinted red. Volume 8 is the Continuation Library numbers on spines Bookplates of Joseph M. Gleason

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        The Elements and Practice of Rigging and Seamanship

      London.: David Steel., 1794.. London.: David Steel., 1794.. b/w frontis and 94 b/w plates, many folding and two volvelles. 4to. Two vols. xv, 425; 147 pp. First edition of an early and important assemblage of shipbuilding knowledge. Material covered includes mast making, rope making, anchor making, sail making, block making, rigging, naval tactics, damage control and dimensions of standard and running rigging. This work is justly famous for its dozens of plates illustrating fine points of sail making, rigging, ship building and naval tactics. See MacDonald 270. JCB Maritime History Catalog 175. Bound in contemporary full calf, original gilt decorated backstrips and spine labels professionally laid down. This set is in beautiful condition, with plates and text fresh and clean, and volvelles on the naval tactics plates intact and operable. Additionally, an early reader has written detailed tables of the dimensions of all the sails on “Le Tonnant 2261 Tons” (she was a French 3rd Rate, 80 guns, captured in 1798 at the Battle of the Nile) and “Magnificent 1621 Tons” (a 3rd Rate 74, wrecked in 1804 near Brest) in manuscript on two blank pages at the front of volume one. This anonymous writer was probably Admiral William Carnegie, the Earl of Northesk. He was third in command behind Nelson and Collingwood at Trafalgar, and his bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume features the motto “Trafalgar” in the middle of the central shield. For an account of his key role at Trafalgar, see Ralfe’s “Naval Biography of Great Britain,” Vol II, pp. 402-403. A pencil inscription on the title page of vol. I indicates that subsequent owners were Capts. Green and Ricketts(?), probably dating from the 1840s. An outstanding association copy of a rare book.

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        LA GERUSALEMME LIBERATA DI TORQUATO TASSO.

      PARMA, NEL REGAL PALAZZO - CO' TIPI BODONIANI, 1794 2 volumi In-folio grandeElegante 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.

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        KALENDARIO MANUAL, Y GUIA DE FORASTEROS EN MADRID+ESTADO MILITAR DE ESPAÑA 1794

      Imprenta Real - Madrid. Imprenta Real. 1794. 10X6. 208Pág+204Pág. Piel. Bello ejemplar de época. Profusamente documentado. Ref min 45 & 13. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Revolutions-Almanach von 1794-1802. (Und) Friedens-Almanach von 1803. Als Schluß und Supplement des Revolutions-Almanachs

      G?ngen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1794 - 1803.. Göttingen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1794 - 1803.. 11 Bde. Mit über 200 tls. gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Roter Hldr. im Stil. d. Zt., Orig.-Umschläge meist beigebunden. Köhring 98; Lanckoronska/Rümann 18; Kat. Wolfenbüttel, Kalender 298-309. - Fast vollständige Folge (ohne den 1804 erschienenen "Kriegs- und Friedens-Almanach) des von dem herzoglichen Bibliothekar Heinrich August Ottokar Reichard aus Gotha (unter zeitweiliger Mitarbeit von B. F. Haller) redigierten "Revolutions-Almanachs", der "glaubwürdigsten und erfolgreichsten antirevolutionären Publikationsreihe der Zeit", mit dem "auffallend reichen und sorgfältigen" Bilderschmuck von Riepenhausen und Schubert. - Reichard, frankophil erzogen und als Übersetzer ein Bewunderer französischer Kultur, hat sich durch die nachrevolutionären Ereignisse von einem stillen Befürworter zu einem entschiedenen Gegner der "Neu-Franken" entwickelt, der durch Augenzeugenberichte, Dokumente (darunter auch echtes Material der Gegenseite), historische Exkurse, Anekdoten, Revolutions-, Kriegs- und Sieges-Lieder, Biographien der maßgeblich beteiligten Persönlichkeiten etc. ein scheinbar authentisches, umfassendes Bild der Ereignisse in Frankreich, in den französische besetzten Gebieten auch Deutschlands (z. B. in Mainz) und der Revolutionskriege entwickelt. Das von den deutschen Fürsten unterstützte Unternehmen war die wichtigste Informationsquelle für die deutschen Leser über die politischen und sozialen Umwälzungen in Europa und in weiten Teilen des Bürgertums meinungsbildend. - Tls. leicht gebrauchsspurig, bzw. etwas fleckig. Der Jg. 1802 ohne Titelei.

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        Der entblößte Apollonius dargestellt aus neuern Magiern von einem Freunde der Natur.

      - Erstausg. Breßlau u. Leipzig, Wilhelm Gottlieb Korn, 1794. 4 Bll., 344 S., mit grst. Frontispiz u. 4 kolorierte Kupfer-Taf. [so kmpl.], 8°, Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild Ackermann I/341; Rosenthal 2868; Slg. du Prel 422; Graesse S.69. - Das Werk von Karl Ludwig Blottner (1773-1802) enthält auf den ersten 144 Seiten eine Geschichte der Magie (Definition, Zweige u. Ursprung) von den orientalischen Völkern bis hin zu den Römern. Gefolgt von Anleitungen zu chemischen, mechanischen, ökonomischen u. artistischen Kunststücken, darunter auch Rechen- u. Kartentricks. Abschliessend "Kunststücke des Malers und Kupferstechers". - Die Paginierung der Kupfertaf. mit Zauberkunststücken springt von 3 auf 5, nach den Bibliografien (z.B. Ackermann) u. bisher angeboten Expl. (aus versch. Auktionhäusern) so kmpl. - Etwas berieben u. bestossen; Frontispiz u. Titel im oberen Drittel gebräunt; Seiten tlw. leicht fleckig; Kupfertafeln jew. an einem Rand sorgfältig hinterlegt, sonst ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der entblößte Apollonius dargestellt aus neuern Magiern von einem Freunde der Natur. Erstausg.

      Breßlau u. Leipzig, Wilhelm Gottlieb Korn, 1794.. 4 Bll., 344 S., mit grst. Frontispiz u. 4 kolorierte Kupfer-Taf. [so kmpl.], 8°, Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Ackermann I/341; Rosenthal 2868; Slg. du Prel 422; Graesse S.69. - Das Werk von Karl Ludwig Blottner (1773-1802) enthält auf den ersten 144 Seiten eine Geschichte der Magie (Definition, Zweige u. Ursprung) von den orientalischen Völkern bis hin zu den Römern. Gefolgt von Anleitungen zu chemischen, mechanischen, ökonomischen u. artistischen Kunststücken, darunter auch Rechen- u. Kartentricks. Abschliessend "Kunststücke des Malers und Kupferstechers". - Die Paginierung der Kupfertaf. mit Zauberkunststücken springt von 3 auf 5, nach den Bibliografien (z.B. Ackermann) u. bisher angeboten Expl. (aus versch. Auktionhäusern) so kmpl. - Etwas berieben u. bestossen; Frontispiz u. Titel im oberen Drittel gebräunt; Seiten tlw. leicht fleckig; Kupfertafeln jew. an einem Rand sorgfältig hinterlegt, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Elegant Epistles being a Copious Collection of Familiar and Amusing Letters

      London - T. Longman, B. Law and Son, J. Dodsley et al., 1794. London - T. Longman, B. Law and Son, J. Dodsley et al., 1794 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A highly detailed set of letters, selected for the improvement of young persons, and for general entertainment. New edition. Featuring an engraved title page. While not ignoring the classical writers, one of Knox's principle aims was to identify and introduce into the canon those elements of modern literature he believed of particular benefit for 'the commerce of ordinary life'. His focus also resulted in a noticeably generous coverage of eighteenth-century women writers, including Elizabeth Montague, Anna Seward, and the ladies Wortley Montagu, Luxburgh and Bradshaigh, as well as a number of letters between Doctor Johnson and Mrs Thrale. Appreciative of established talents and alert, here and in other works, to the potential of female students, Knox combined the promotion of modern women's writing with an ongoing campaign against sources of false learning. (DNB)Condition: In contemporary tree calf binding. Externally, rubbed with slight wear to the spine and boards, loss to the head and tail of the spine, as well as the spine label. Both boards are held by the cords only. Internally, generally firmly bound, although with the frontispiece working loose. Bright, although with occasional instances of spotting. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        A Residence in France

      793, 1794 and 1795;, 1797. 793, 1794 and 1795;, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of letters by Helen Maria Williams written at the time of the French Revolution. Second edition. Complete in two volumes. Helen Maria Williams (1761 or 1762 15 December 1827) was a British novelist, poet, and translator of French-language works. A religious dissenter, she was a supporter of abolitionism and of the ideals of the French Revolution; she was imprisoned in Paris during the Reign of Terror, but nonetheless spent much of the rest of her life in France. With bookplates to both front pastedowns of Lady Charlotte Murray. Previous owner's ink inscription to title pages, dated 1798. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, worn to extremities with a repair to one front joint, though all joints remain cracked. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright and clean with slight offsetting to endpapers. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        "Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, One of the Original Settlers at Kentucky; Containing the Wars with the Indians on the Ohio, from 1769, to the Year 1784...." [Contained in:] BEERS'S ALMANAC AND EPHEMERIS...FOR...1795

      Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, [1794].. Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, [1794].. [36]pp. Illustration. 12mo. Gathered signatures, stitched. Tanned and somewhat soiled. Good. In a folding cloth chemise and a half calf and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. One of the earliest printings of Filson's Daniel Boone narrative, covering eight pages of the Beers almanac for 1795. Containing the story of Boone's adventures in Kentucky (captioned at the end, "Fayette County, Kentucky"), his Indian captivity, and his trials and tribulations in the wilderness. It was through its dissemination in popular literature such as this that Boone's legend was spread and made iconic. Also contains a one-page essay on "The Origin of Tobacco." DRAKE 529. VAIL 938. AYER (SUPPLEMENT) 55. EVANS 26632.

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        Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece

      London - G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. London - G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early copy of Jean-Jaques Barthelemy's magnum opus, Voyage du jeune Anarcharsis en Grce, or The Travels of Anarchasis in Greece. Second edition. The hero, a young Scythian descended from the famous philosopher Anacharsis, is supposed to repair to Greece for instruction in his early youth, and after making the tour of her republics, colonies and islands, to return to his native country and write this book in his old age, after the Macedonian hero had overturned the Persian empire. In the manner of modern travellers, he gives an account of the customs, government, and antiquities of the country he is supposed to have visited. A copious introduction supplies whatever may be wanting in respect to historical details, while various dissertations on the music of the Greeks, on the literature of the Athenians, and on the economy, pursuits, ruling passions, manners, and customs of the surrounding states supply ample information on the subjects of which they treat. Translated from the French. With half-titles. Jean-Jacques Barthlemy (January 20, 1716 April 30, 1795) was a French writer and numismatist. Modern scholarship has superseded most of the details in the Voyage, but the author himself did not imagine his book to be a register of accurately ascertained facts. Rather, he intended to afford to his countrymen, in an interesting form, some knowledge of Greek civilization. Complete in seven volumes. Condition: In contemporary tree calf bindings. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing to the extremities. Seven joints cracked, withthree hinges tender, and one joint has failed, with the board detached. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD due to boards but with a VERY GOOD INDEED interior..

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        Horatius Coclès, acte lyrique. Paroles du Citoyen Arnault. Représenté pour la première fois sur le Théâtre Nationale de l'Opéra le Decadi 30 Pluviose.

      A Paris, chez les Citoyens Cousineau, Père et Fils, s.d. (1794). - in-folio. 1f. 104pp. 1f. Demi-vélin vert à coins, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure de l'époque, menus défauts). Edition Originale de ce très rare opéra révolutionnaire composé en plein règne de la Terreur par Etienne-Nicolas Méhul (1763-1817), l'un des plus importants compositeurs Français de la Révolution, du Consulat et du Premier Empire. Méhul, qui avait déployé avec son librettiste Arnault toute la gamme des thèmes chers aux révolutionnaires, dans le but de s'attirer leurs faveurs, évoquait cet opéra en parlant d'une "musique de fer". Initialement créé en 1794, l'oeuvre fut à nouveau programmée pour 9 représentations en 1797 et le général Napoléon Bonaparte, qui venait de rentrer d'Italie, put notamment assister à la représentation du 30 décembre 1797. "During the turbulent years of the French Revolution, Méhul shrewdly selected subjects for his operas allegorically suitable to the times, but he also wrote in a melodious and forceful style that pleased those who sought artistic entertainment" (Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians) Grand admirateur de Gluck, qu'il avait rencontré dans sa jeunesse, Méhul laissa sa marque au moyen d'importants opéras comme celui-ci, ainsi que de plusieurs symphonies qui le placent parmi les inspirateurs de Wagner, Berlioz et Beethoven. Cachets anciens de la Bibliothèque du Conservatoire Impérial de Musique. Signature autographe du libraire Cousineau. Papier assez fortement bruni. Sur Méhul cf. New Grove Dictionary ("Méhul was an innovator") et Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, p.1060. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments, Tending to Amuse the Fancy, and Inculcate Morality

      London -Printed for the Author, 1794. London -Printed for the Author, 1794 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Four volumes of thisvaried collection of biographical anecdotes, poetry, essays, and more. Written under the pseudonym of, 'Mr. Addison', the truename of theauthor of these works is unknown. All printed in the same year (1794), but with different contents to each. Including entries entitles, Of Cultivating Chearfulness and Good-Humour, Degeneracy of Human Nature, Anecdote of Dr. Johnson, Bookplate of the Honourable Edward Monckton to front pastedown of volumes II, III, and IV. Each volume is complete in itself. Condition: In mottled calf bindings. Externally, sound, though with rubbing and some wear to the extremities. All joints are cracked and tender. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some offsetting and some light instances of foxing. Ink signatures to title pages. Overall: GOOD..

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        THE LIFE OF JOHN HUNTER

      London: Printed for T. Becket ... 1794. . London: Printed for T. Becket ... 1794. . 1st Ed. [iv] + 287pp. + [i] publ. advert. Some light browning, faint institutional ink stamp to t.p. and bookplate to front e.ps., faint ink stamp to t.p., rebound in modern gilt lettered morocco backed marbled boards, spine very lightly faded. ESTC T54650. & Jesse Foot (1744–1826), surgeon and biographer. ODNB ‘... However, Foot is now chiefly remembered as the author of the [above work] ...’ US$549

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