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        Elements of Mineralogy

      Six folding printed tables included in the pagination. xxxi, 510 pp.; xvi, [1], 529 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. tree calf, spines gilt, red & green morocco lettering pieces on spines. London: P. Elmsly, 1794-96. Second edition, "with considerable improvements and additions" of "the first systematic treatise on mineralogy in English that is based on the chemical compositions of minerals...combined with the Wernerian method of using external features & properties of minerals as a means of identification."-Sinkankas, p. 551. "A greatly enlarged and completely rewritten edition, expanded in all parts, and with the addition of many more analyses, property determinations, and new species, etc. First mention of the Leske collection of minerals, numbering some 7331 specimens, which Kirwan notes 'hitherto its treasures have been unveiled only to my eyes'."-Sinkankas 3431. A very fine and fresh set, from the library of J.A. Freilich with his bookplate (his sale, Sotheby's NY, 10-11 January 2001, lot 313). ❧ D.S.B., VII, pp. 387-90. Partington, III, p. 662. .

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        Geheime und kritische Nachrichten von Italien nebst einem Gemälde der Höfe, Regierungen und Sitten der vornehmsten Staaten dieses Landes. Von Joseph Gorani, französischem Bürger. (Erster), Zweiter (und) Dritter Theil. [drei gleiche Kupferstiche (als Exlibris?) von Martin Tyroff auf den Innendeckeln]

      Frankfurt und Leipzig 1794. 371; 466; 407 S. 8° goldgeprägtes Halbleder der Zeit mit Leder-Ecken 1. Auflage, in diesen 3 Bänden vollständig, - Deckel etwas angestaubt, nur leicht fleckig; Leder-Ecken gering bestoßen; 3 gleiche Kuferstiche (ca. 7 x 6 cm) auf den Innendeckeln, fec (fecit) M. (Martin) Tyroff; Bände eins und zwei nur sehr vereinzelt - meist sehr schwach - braun-/stockfleckig, in Band drei stärker, auch ist dort das Papier leicht gebräunt; insgesamt ist dieses selten vollständig anzufindende Werk sehr sauber, gut bis sehr gut erhalten..

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        Protector

      Published by George and George Townly Stubbs, London 1794 - A breathtaking print of Lord Grosvenor's famous racehorse Protector, by George Stubbs, England's most famous equine painter. George Stubbs is considered to be one of the greatest English painters. His ingenious animal and sporting pictures remain unrivalled in their passionate depiction of emotion and their commitment to naturalistic observation. Stubbs was briefly apprenticed to the painter Hamlet Winstanley, a relationship that quickly ended, leaving the young artist to his own education. In contrast to contemporary academic theory, Stubbs attached great importance to the belief that art should imitate nature, not the work of other artists. He spent years carefully studying human and equine anatomy so that he could truthfully represent natural form and movement. A result of this study was his famous Anatomy of the Horse , which details, with beautiful engraving, the various elements of a horse's anatomy, from skeletal form to muscular definition. By the 1760's, Stubbs had developed a considerable reputation as a sporting artist and had attracted a number of distinguished patrons. Continuing in search of innovation, Stubbs began experimenting with a myriad of different mediums, becoming accomplished in both enamels and printmaking. Through arduous application, he became a talented mezzotint engraver and worked with ease in both soft ground and etching techniques. Stubbs' masterful paintings inspired some of the greatest engravers of the day to reproduce his work for publication, including his own son George Townly Stubbs who reproduced with faithful accuracy the sublime emotion inherent in his father's exquisite works. Stubbs was elected Director of the Society of Artists and a Royal Academician, and today his prized paintings are housed in some of the finest museums in the world. Stubbs was often commissioned to paint accurate portraits of specific stallions for proud aristocratic patrons, who wished to highlight their horses' racing success. This practice is expertly exemplified with this magnificent print of the racehorse Protector, commissioned by his owner Lord Grosvenor. The image shows Protector in the paddock of Lord Grosvenor's stud farm at Oxcroft. Protector was a horse of some renown, winning many notable victories including the Jockey Club Plate in 1775. This beautiful print was executed by Stubbs's son for the Turf Gallery and demonstrates his superior skill as an engraver. Describing Stubbs's painting The Sporting Magazine states, "A very fine picture; the black gloss upon his coat is so well managed by the painter that it is the admiration of all beholders" (Lennox-Boyd). Lennox-Boyd, George Stubbs, 102, i/iii; Sparrow, British Sporting Artists from Barlow to Herring, p.134; Slater, Engravings and their Value, p. 610; Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints p.271; Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874, no. 14. Stipple with etching. State i/iii, finished proof with the title in open letters and the etched inscription: "G: Stubbs Pinxt. *** Geoe Townly Stubbs Sculp Engraver to his / Royal Highness the Prince of Wales / PROTECTOR / London Publish'd Feby 20th 1794 by Messrs Stubbs Turf Gallery Conduit Street." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      1794. Dritte umgearbeitete Auflage. Berlin, W. Oehmigke, 1794-1795. 2 volumes (bound in one). 8vo. pp. iv, 138, with 16 handcoloured engraved plates; pp. 126, with 8 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf. Stafleu & Cowan 2296. A fine copy of this beautifully illustrated work on the poisonous plants of Germany..

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        Li Regni di Spagna e di Portogallo.

      1794 - Rome, 1794. Original colour. 350 x 490mm. An uncommon map of the Iberian Peninsula, published in the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE OPERATIONS OF CAPTAIN LITTLE'S DETACHMENT

      London : printed for the author, by George Woodfall, and sold by J. Johnson, 1794.and of the MAHRATTA ARMY, commanded by PURSERAM BHOW; during the late confederacy in India, against NAWAB TIPPOO SULTAN BAHADUR. FIRST EDITION, 1794. 4to, approximately 275 x 220 mm, 10¾ x 8½ inches, folding engraved map and 7 engraved plates, pages: [4], xv, [1] - 524, [2], the final leaf contains an index to the plates and errata, bound in full calf, rebacked, gilt lettering and blind decoration between raised bands on spine, East India College coat of arms in gilt on both covers, inner hinges neatly strengthened, loosely laid in is a letter connected with the book, but hard to read. Binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, corners repaired, folding map tipped in on old paper which is foxed, small neat repair to blank side of map, pale offset and foxing to map, offset from plates onto text and a little pale offset onto plates, a few margins a little dusty, 2 small marginal repairs not affecting text or image, occasional small pale spot, pages have pale age - browning, long old ink presentation from the College to a pupil, otherwise a very good copy. The plates are: A view of Darwar; A view of Chittledroog; A plan of action of the 29th Dec, 1791; Inscription on a gun in Bejapoor; Tippoo's Coins, 2 plates, and 1 plate of Zodiac rupees. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A treatise on the blood, inflammation and gunshot wounds

      London: John Richardson for George Nichol, 1794. <p>John Goodsir&#39;s Copy</p><p>Hunter, John (1728-93). A treatise on the blood, inflammation, and gun-shot wounds. . . . to which is prefixed, a short account of the author&#39;s life, by his brother-in-law, Everard Home. 4to. lxvii, [1], 575pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece by William Sharp (1749-1824) after the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92), 9 engraved plates by William Skelton. London: John Richardson for George Nicol, 1794. 252 x 202 mm. Marbled calf ca. 1794, rebacked, corners a bit worn. Scattered foxing, but a very good copy. From the library of Scottish anatomist John Goodsir (1814-67), with his pencil signature, dated 1831, on the front free endpaper. University of St. Andrews library inscriptions on portrait and title; library discard stamp on verso title.</p><p>First Edition. G-M 2283. Hunter&#39;s epoch-making last work, in which he published for the first time his observations on war injuries made during the Seven Years&#39; War 32 years before, along with his studies of inflammation, which were of prime importance to pathology. Hunter was ahead of his time in recognizing and describing the three basic factors of wound pathology: (1) that an external agent in the air, and not the air itself, is a factor in wound inflammation; (2) that a good blood supply is essential in maintaining the natural defenses of the body; and (3) that the presence of devitalized tissue in a gunshot or other deep and contused wound prevents the wound from healing and promotes sepsis. He advocated a conservative system of deep wound management in which the natural functions of suppuration and drainage would be allowed to operate; this policy made sense in the context of 18th-century surgical practice, in which the causes of infection were unknown and antiseptic practices unheard-of. With regard to inflammation, Hunter recognized it as one of the most widespread phenomena in pathology and classified it into three types: (1) adhesive, in which adherence of contiguous parts causes localization of disease; (2) suppurative, in which pus is formed; and (3), ulcerative, in which tissue loss occurs through the action of the lymphatics.</p><p>This copy is from the library of Scottish anatomist John Goodsir, a pioneer in the study of the cell (see Garrison-Morton 2294.1). Goodsir was an alumnus of the University of St. Andrews. Norman 1122. Long, Hist. Pathol., pp. 90-92. Qvist, Hunter, pp. 76-77; 146-53. Robb-Smith, "John Hunter&#39;s Private Press," J. Hist. Med. & Allied Sci. 25 (1970): 262-69. </p>

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        India Orientalis Christiana continens fundationes ecclesiarum , seriem episcoporum, missiones, schismata, persecutiones, reges, viros illustres [and two other works]

      Rome: Typis Salomonianis, 1794. Three works bound together, quarto, the first main work with folding map, 2 plates and an engraved portrait vignette, with two shorter pamphlets (24 & 26 pp.); an attractive copy in contemporary patterned vellum boards, spine banded, red morocco spine label faded. Eighteenth-century India by a noted orientalist. Three works by Paulinus, including his important India Orientalis Christiana, a study of and introduction to the Carmelite missions in India in the late eighteenth century, in a particularly attractive contemporary binding. The work is illustrated with two plates and a fine map of India, as well as a smaller vignette portrait of Paulinus himself. Paulinus of St Bartholomew (1748-1806), also known as Johann Philipp Werdin or Wesdin, was a missionary and orientalist. A member of the Carmelite Order, in 1774 he was sent to India (Malabar) where he was appointed vicar general of his order. In 1789 he was recalled to Rome in order to report on the mission, and given the task of preparing books for the use of missionaries. One of the first Orientalists to note and work on the close relationship between Indian and European languages, Paulinus was the author of many learned studies on the east, and is best known for having published the first Sanskrit grammar. As an antiquarian who worked from original sources, he was fortunate to have the patronage of Cardinal Stefano Borgia (1731-1804; a good Borgia) whom he served as private secretary and who financed many of his publications. Both men served long periods on the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, a body preoccupied with exotic languages insofar as they impacted on spreading the christian gospels but also in understanding exotic theologies. In this context the Propaganda Fide was a central recipient of missionary collecting in the field which gave Paulinus exceptional advantages which enabled him to undertake extensive linguistic studies. After Borgia&#39;s death his remarkable library and museum were gradually distributed, with the important biblical manuscripts mostly being added to the Vatican libraries after the secular materials had chiefly made their way to the national library of Naples. The two rare pamphlets bound in here are both concerned with Borgia&#39;s museum: Scitismo Sviluppato&hellip; del Museo Borgiano (Rome, c. 1793) and Lettera&hellip; del Museo Borgiano (Rome, same period), both written in Italian (not Latin) and both discussing the Museo Borgiano. Borgia was particularly expert on Coptic relics, but here Paulinus discusses early Brahmanic and other Indian manuscripts in his collection. All of these works are rare, although, as often, the pamphlets are the scarcer. Worldcat lists some 10 copies of the India Orientalis Christiana, 2 copies of the Scitismo, and only 1 of the Lettera.

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        British Synonymy; Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice Words in Familiar Conversation

      London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robertson, 1794 First edition. Two volumes. Finely bound in 3/4 tan polished calf over marble boards, with seven bands stamped in black to the spine, contrasting red Morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, boards ruled in blind, printed on laid paper. Near fine, with some minor rubbing to the spine, some light spotting to the first and last pages of text, otherwise bright and fresh pages. A clean and attractive copy. Rothschild 1552. British Synonymy is an informative text intended to instruct non-native speakers on the subtleties of English language vocabulary, considered the author&#39;s favorite of her own work. The text, presented as a grammatical overview rather than a comprehensive analysis, reads more like a friendly conversation between two acquaintances than an instruction manual; As she explains in the preface, "Selden says wisely, that to know which was the wind sits we throw up a straw not a stone; my little book then - levoir cortice - may on that principle suffice to direct travelers on their way, till a more complicated and valuable piece of workmanship be found to further their research." Throughout the text, Piozzi provides a group of would-be synonyms and then fleshes out their subtle differences. For example, when choosing between "to endure, to bear, to support, to sustain, to undergo," Piozzi argues that "to endure" implies a level of patience and passivity that the others do not. Additionally, Piozzi interweaves her own words with other author&#39;s poetry and verse, including the first printing of Samuel Johnson&#39;s "A Short Song of Congratulation. Indeed, Piozzi was a close friend of Samuel Johnson, whom she references as "Doctor Johnson" throughout British Synonymy.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Land Grant to Neil McKellar of sixty acres in Petersham

      Sydney: 3 October, 1794. Folio, manuscript in ink on paper, 440 x 367 mm., with original paper seal, official stamps and annotations, ticketed to the reverse; very good, some wear at the old folds. Signed by Grose, Collins, White, Paterson and Laing. An important and interesting land grant from the first years of settlement, signed by Francis Grose (acting governor for two years following Phillip&#39;s departure), witnessed by John White, William Paterson, and Edward Laing, and inscribed by David Collins as Governor&#39;s Secretary. The grant was made to Neil McKellar (1792-circa 1802), an ensign in the New South Wales Corps, of which Grose had been commanding officer. McKellar had come to Sydney on the Fourth Fleet. By 1797 he was promoted lieutenant, and was in command at the Hawkesbury. He was again promoted by Governor King, who installed McKellar as his aide-de-camp and secretary in 1800. Interestingly, given Paterson&#39;s signature here, McKellar would second Paterson in his September 1801 duel with John Macarthur; it was because of his involvement that King ordered McKellar to sail for London on the schooner Caroline. It is known that McKellar was supposed to return via New Bedford, Massachusetts, but he never arrived: he is assumed to have died at sea in 1802, but this has not been confirmed (see the entry in the Australian Encyclopaedia). The parcel of land was for sixty acres in Petersham, the plot to be bounded by Parramatta Road to the north, Craven Place to the south, and Hammond Hill to the east. The substantial holding was to be known as "Glendarnell", presumably a reference to McKellar&#39;s Scots&#39; heritage. The lease is recorded in Ryan&#39;s Land Grants 1788-1809, along with four other substantial land grants to McKellar. Such grants, signed by the luminaries of the fledgling colony, present a rare and attractive insight into early Sydney, and are becoming increasingly scarce.

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        The Female Jockey Club, or A Sketch of the Manners of the Age

      London: D.I. Eaton, 1794. Octavo, preliminary leaves a little thumbed, yet good worn contemporary half calf. Send the aristocrats to Botany Bay. Biting polemic aimed at London&#39;s elite written during the aftermath of the French Revolution, proclaiming Botany Bay too generous a punishment for them. This anonymous book is the work of Charles Pigott, a radical satirist who ran the gauntlet of persecution for his political views. Piggot wrote the Jockey Club in 1792 followed by The Female Jockey Club some two years later. Both mix character assassination with radical politics, denouncing the opulence of the aristocracy amidst &#39;deplorable wretchedness&#39;. Although the full names of the ladies here scrutinized are suppressed, there is little doubt of their true identity. Not all are uniformly denounced, and several are praised for their charity and kindness. The Female Jockey Club includes several references Botany Bay. While it may be the fate of those convicted of sedition, Pigott deemed it insufficient punishment for his enemies: &#39;Whenever that hour of retribution may come, an outraged exasperated people, will admit no suspension of sentence. There will be no time for religion or hypocrisy to go to work. They&#39;ll do no deed, and ne&#39;er fast nor pray for it. Botany Bay will not be the seat of punishment.&#39; The book was popular and went into several editions, of which this copy is the fourth. Moreover, given the climate of the times it is surprising its vitriolic author escaped transportation himself.

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        Allgemeines Worterbuch der Marine in allen Europaeischen Seesprachen nebst Vollstaendigen Erklaerungen

      Hamburg, Nemnich and Leipzig: Adam Friedrich Böhme, 1794-, 1798. Four volumes, quarto, with an engraved title-page and 115 engraved plates (17 folding) of nautical subjects; title-pages with old oval library stamp, title-page to the third part bound in the wrong volume; without leaves of subscribers and errata found in some copies (perhaps denoting early issue?); a fine and very attractive set, crisp and clean in contemporary patterned paper boards, white and one orange labels, additional white label with the monogram "F.H." (Franziska von Hohenheim). Handsome set of an early nautical compendium. A beautiful copy of the first edition of this wonderful reference work for all things nautical at the end of the eighteenth century. The first section (which occupies the first two volumes) comprises a dictionary of German nautical terms with definitions in German, along with the equivalent terms in English, Italian, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, and Danish. The third volume contains nine sections with terms from these eight languages and their definitions in German (for some reason, there are two different sections of Italian terms). Finally, the fourth volume contains the splendid engraved plates: keyed to the text, they cover nearly every aspect of nautical life, including various types of ships from around the world, rigging and sail configurations, hull designs, armaments, navigational tools, knots, block and tackle, and so on. There is even a series of plates outlining the complete process of manufacturing rope.

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        View of the Great Wall of China, called Van-Lee-Tching, or Wall of Ten Thousend Lee taken near the Pass of Cou-Pe-Koo.

      . Drawn by William Alexander from a sketch by H. W. Parish. Engraved by P. Medland. 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 39,1 x 57,2 cm, copper plate format 36,3 x 50,5 cm, image size 30,0 x 45,0 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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        RATIONAL RECREATIONS IN WHICH THE PRINCIPLES OF NUMBERS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY ARE CLEARLY AND COPIOUSLY ELUCIDATED, BY A SERIES OF EASY, ENTERTAINING, INTERESTING EXPERIMENTS. AMONG WHICH ARE ALL THOSE COMMONLY PERFORMED WITH THE CARDS.

      London, printed for E. Law and Son; and G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794.4 volumes in bound in 2, complete set, 4th edition corrected, 1794. 8vo, 220 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, 65 folding engraved illustrations, pages: (4), xvi, 267; (4), xii, 280; (4), xii, 296; (4), xvi, 367, rebound in half leather over marbled sides, gilt rules and lettering to spine. The spine of the second volume should read "VOL. III & IV" but the binder has omitted to stamp "& IV", on the second volume, also the leather around the title has lightened slightly, a couple of pages slightly dusty, very occasional slight fingermark, light brown staining to 2 lower margins, small ink spot to 1 lower margin, occasional very pale browning to margins, 16 small ink notes (1 or 2 words written above the text), small closed tear to 1 margin, neatly repaired, small hole in 1 page with loss of page number, small chip to 1 fore - edge, fore - edge margin to 3 plates browned, inner margin browned on 1 plate, very pale offsetting on a few plates, tiny hole in 1 plate margin. Bindings tight and firm. A very good sturdy set. The contents of each volume are set out on the half - titles, Volume I: Arithmetical and Mechanical Experiments; Volume II: Experiments in Optics, Chromatics and Acoustics; Volume III: Electrical and Magnetical Experiments; Volume IV: Experiments in Pneumatics, Hydrology, and Pyrotechnics. With an Appendix of Miscellaneous Recreations. This Appendix (pages 175 - 295), contains the conjuring, magic and card tricks, "Several of the Recreations in this Appendix have, in fact, but little relation to experimental philosophy, especially those that depend on a dextrous manoeuvre; but as experiments of this kind are commonly found in books of mathematical recreations, it seemed requisite to insert some of the most entertaining among them at the end of this treatise" (author's note). See Toole Stott, A Bibliography of English Conjuring 1581 - 1876, page 137 No. 392. For the fireworks section (pages 127 - 171), see Chris Philip, A Bibliography of Firework Books, page 73, No. H110.2 - 5. Philip points out that Hooper states that much of this work stems from Guyot (Nouvelles Recreations Physiques et Mathematiques - 1786). "We shall here add the description of a new method of imitating artificial fireworks, which appears to be the invention of the ingenious M. Guyot" (Volume IV page 156). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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.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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        Gesamtansicht (5,2 x 27,6 cm) auf einer Kundschaft der Steinhauer und Maurer für den Gesellen Christopher Michael Bohm aus Hannover. Kupferstich.

      Datiert 24. Dezember 1794.. 27,6 x 38,0 cm. Unten mit Papiersiegel. Angestaubt, Faltspuren, knitterig, Ansicht mit zwei leichten Wasserflecken. Die senkrechte Linie in nebenstehender Abbildung ist durch den zusammengesetzten Scan bedingt und befindet sich nicht im Original. [SW - Ansicht, Ansichten, Handwerkskundschaft ].

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        Die Eroberung von Valenciennes / Der Maytag / Güte rettet / Die Husaren

      Augsburg, 1794.. 8°, Halbleder. 48, 96, 134, 175 SS. Deutsche Schaubühne 6. Jahrgangs, 2. Band. Gutes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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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&#39;s lifestyle helped Dickens to create Wemmick of Great Expectations. Another interesting character is Cadwallader Crabtree, an old misanthrope and Peregrine&#39;s friend, who amuses himself by playing ingenious jokes on the naive and gullible human creatures. With previous owners&#39; 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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s house, Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire, shows Repton and his assistants at work. This image was adapted for the backdrop in Tom Stoppard&#39;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 &#39;Stephen Glynne Williams&#39; 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&#39;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&#39;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 &#39;about 1794&#39;." 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&#39;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. &#150; "Engraved for Sharman&#146;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&#39;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&#39;ils frequentent dans l&#39;etat ailé, et de leurs noms vulgaires ou scientifiques donnés et etablis par la Societe des Aureliens Anglois. Dessine grave et colorie d&#39;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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        THE TRIAL OF DANIEL ISAAC EATON, FOR PUBLISHING A SUPPOSED LIBEL, COMPARING THE KING OF ENGLAND TO A GAME COCK IN A PAMPHLET INTITULED POLITICS FOR THE PEOPLE; OR HOG'S WASH AT JUSTICE HALL.

      London published. New York: Reprinted for L. Wayland, 1794. - 48pp. Dbd. Lightly tanned and foxed. Good. First American edition. Eaton, the indefatigable English radical and publisher, was indicted for libel. His crime was "intending to scandalize, traduce, and villify" the King, and represent him as "sanguinary, tyrannical, oppressor, cruel, and despotic; and thereby to stir up and excite Discontents and Seditions amongst the Subjects of our said Lord the King." The jury returned with a verdict of "not guilty" in about an hour. The trial had immediate resonance in the United States, where the political divisions of Federalist and Anti-Federalist were heating up, and the idea of "sedition" as a way to suppress the opposition was soon to find voice in the Alien and Sedition Acts. Only a handful of copies in ESTC. EVANS 26930. COHEN 13332. ESTC W28193.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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&#39;s end. . The author was keeper of his Majesty&#39;s drawing roomin the town of London". Gingrich. Title page differs from the firstedition of 1787.. Soft cover.

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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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;.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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