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        BOTANISCHES BILDERBUCH FUR DIE JUGEND UND FREUNDE DER PFLANZENKUNDE TEXT IN GERMAN, FRENCH and ENGLISH

      Leipzig, Voss und Compagnie, 1794-95.. Volume I and 25 pages of Volume 2 only, normally bound in 4. FIRST EDITION, 1794-95. 4to, approximately 250 x 210 mm, 9¾ x 8¼ inches, engraved title page to Volume I with colour printed vignette, Volume 2 lacks title page, 36 ATTRACTIVE HAND COLOURED PLATES OF WILD FLOWERS, 30 to Volume I and 6 to the first part of Volume II, the text is in 3 languages: GERMAN, FRENCH and ENGLISH, pages 124; 125-150; 151-154 index in 4 languages including Latin, with catchword to index on page 150, bound in half leather over marbled sides, contrasting gilt lettered labels to spine, all edges red. Tiny split to top of upper hinge, just slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine, corners slightly worn, neat inscription on front pastedown, inscriber's initials stamped neatly on title page, title page faintly browned, small old ink library stamp on verso title page and on final page of index, occasional small brown spots to text pages, a few text pages lightly browned, originally sold in 28 parts and occasional trace of blue paper wrapper shows at inner edge including on title page, 1 plate has a little faint browning to background, 1 has a small very pale stain to background, otherwise plates very nice and bright, the hand colouring very neat. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy (Volume I and first part of Volume II ). Little is known about Friedrich Dreves (1775-1816) born in Dobbersen. He was responsible only for Volume I, the later volumes were by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne with the assistance of Heinrich Christoph Albrecht. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        BOTANISCHES BILDERBUCH FUR DIE JUGEND UND FREUNDE DER PFLANZENKUNDE. TEXT IN GERMAN, FRENCH and ENGLISH .

      Leipzig Voss und Compagnie -95 1794 - Volume I and 25 pages of Volume 2 only, normally bound in 4. FIRST EDITION, 1794-95. 4to, approximately 250 x 210 mm, 9¾ x 8¼ inches, engraved title page to Volume I with colour printed vignette, Volume 2 lacks title page, 36 ATTRACTIVE HAND COLOURED PLATES OF WILD FLOWERS, 30 to Volume I and 6 to the first part of Volume II, the text is in 3 languages: GERMAN, FRENCH and ENGLISH, pages 124; 125-150; 151-154 index in 4 languages including Latin, with catchword to index on page 150, bound in half leather over marbled sides, contrasting gilt lettered labels to spine, all edges red. Tiny split to top of upper hinge, just slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine, corners slightly worn, neat inscription on front pastedown, inscriber's initials stamped neatly on title page, title page faintly browned, small old ink library stamp on verso title page and on final page of index, occasional small brown spots to text pages, a few text pages lightly browned, originally sold in 28 parts and occasional trace of blue paper wrapper shows at inner edge including on title page, 1 plate has a little faint browning to background, 1 has a small very pale stain to background, otherwise plates very nice and bright, the hand colouring very neat. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy (Volume I and first part of Volume II ). Little is known about Friedrich Dreves (1775-1816) born in Dobbersen. He was responsible only for Volume I, the later volumes were by Friedrich Gottlob Hayne with the assistance of Heinrich Christoph Albrecht. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Afrique et en Asie, principalement au Japon, pendant les années 1770-1779.

      A Paris, Chez Fuchs 1794 - Par Charles-Pierre Thunberg, Chevalier de l'Ordre de Wasa, Professeur de botanique à l'Université d'Upsal, et Membre de plusieurs Sociétés savantes. A Paris, Chez Fuchs - L'an troisième de la République (1794) - xij et 532 pages. Édition originale française traduite de l'édition allemande de 1792. Préface du traducteur et Table des chapitres. Reliure demi percaline du XIXe. Dos lisse aux titre doré. Tranches jaspées. Rares rousseurs. Bon état. Format in-8°(21x13). Carl Peter Thunberg est un naturaliste suédois (1743-1828). Il a été surnommé le "Père de la botanique sud-africaine" et le "Linné japonais". Il passa 15 mois au Japon en tant que chirurgien de la Compagnie Hollandaise stationnée à Deshima et Nagasaki. La description de la vie commerciale, politique, religieuse, et linguistique est une des premières et des plus importantes sur le Japon. De nombreuses anecdotes sont très précieuses, comme la fabrication du papier, les jeux de carte, le maquillage, l'éducation, la propreté, les prostitués. La première partie du voyage est la description de la découverte de l'Afrique du Sud (avec de nombreuses remarques sur les végétaux), de Batavia, puis de l'île de Java. 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschrijving van de Zaanlandsche dorpen. Haarlem, 1794.

      24+26+322 pag., gebonden in half linnen uit de tijd. Geillustreerd met uitvouwbare kaart, 8 gravures en 2 tabellen. Compleet exemplaar op 'best papier' en met de platen in proefdruk. Meegebonden twee extra gravures door Bulthuis en Bendorp (Westzaan en Knollendam).

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        Beschrijving van de Zaanlandsche dorpen. Haarlem, Bohn en Loosjes, 1794.

      24+26 +322 pag., origineel karton. Geillustreerd met uitvouwbare kaart, 2 tabellen en 8 gravures (Oostzaan, Westzaan, Agterzaan, Voorzaan, Overtoom, Koog, Zaandijk en Wormerveer).

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        An Account of a Rich Illuminated Missal executed for John Duke of Bedford, Regent of France under Henry VI. And afterwards in the Possession of The Late Duchess of Portland

      London: J. Nichols for T. Payne, 1794. 4to (259 x 204 mm). Four engraved plates reproducing miniatures and text. 19th-century green half calf. Rebacked; some foxing. Provenance: manuscript corrections in text of some of the corrigenda; Sir William Lee and the Rev. Sir George Lee, Hartwell Library (armorial bookplates); W. Wilson (1828 inscription noting the date of binding); S.D.R. (1896 inscription on front free endpaper); purchased from Hurst & Hurst, 1982. FIRST EDITION of the most comprehensive description of the Bedford Hours to date. This spectacular late medieval French book of hours dates to circa 1410-30. The Duke and Duchess of Bedford gave it to their nephew Henry VI in 1430. Later owners included King Henry II of France and his wife Catherine de' Medici; Frances Worsley; and Edward Harley who bequeathed it to his daughter Margaret Bentinck, Duchess of Portland. James Edwards (1757-1811) acquired the manuscript at the sale of the Duchess of Portland's collection in 1786. Later, "[it] was purchased at [Edward's] sale by the Marquis of Blandford, afterwards Duke of Marlborough, for six hundred and eighty-seven pounds, fifteen shillings. It is now in the British Museum" (Fletcher, English Book Collectors, p. 299). This is only the third English monograph on an illuminated manuscript. The rich and detailed illuminations were copied directly from the Missal by James Edward's brother, John. Brunet II, no.1678; Lowndes II, p. 920. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        An Account of the Bilous Remitting Yellow Fever (1794 FIRST PRINTING) & Six Introductory Lectures 1801 (FIRST PRINTING); OWNED AND SIGNED BY JOHN HERBERT CLAIBORNE, Prominent Virginia Politician and Commanding Officer of several Confederate Hospitals during the American Civil War

      Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1794. First Edition, First Printing. Leather bound. Good. 5 1/4 X 8 1/4 Inches. 363 + 168 PP. Two First Edition volumes by Benjamin Rush bound as one. Contents include: An Account of the Bilious Remitting Yellow Fever 1794 and Six Introductory Lectures, to Courses of Lectures, Upon the Institutes and Practice of Medicine, Delivered in the University of Philadelphia. The latter volume being published by John Conrad in 1801. Full calf leather binding with title patch on spine, front cover detached, back cover starting. Binding is rubbed. Lower third of ffep is torn out. Contemporary ink notations on front and back end pages that list births and deaths of the Jordan and Prichard families circa 1810. Alson in ink on verso, blank of the title is a gift inscription to Daniel Fisher signed, "Edward Fisher" 1794. ALSO SIGNED ON THE FRONT INSIDE COVER BY "JNO HERBERT CLAIBORNE, Petersburg, 1852" John Herbert Claiborne (1828 - 1905) of Brunswick County Virginia was a graduate of Randolph-Macon and UVA with a Doctor of Medicine. He also received MD degrees from the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphis and the Pennsylvania Hospital. In 1851 he came to Petersburg, Virginia, and began to practice medicine. He joined the Confederate Army on April 19, 1861 and was made Surgeon-In-Chief of all military hospitals in Petersburg in 1864 when General Lee occupied the city. During the siege of Petersburg he was severely wounded, and was captured just before the surrender at Appomattox. He was elected to the Virginia Senate; and the Virginia House of Delegates; a member of the Medical Society of Virginia; a fellow of the American Medical Association and Southern Surgical and Gynecological Society of Virginia; a corresponding fellow of the Gynecological Association of Boston; a fellow of the Victoria Institute of Great Britain; and of the International Medical Associaton; also fellow of the American Health Association, and an honorary alumnus of the University Medical College of Virginia. He was Vice-President of the Medical Association of the Confederate Army and Navy, 1876. (Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography by Lyon G. Tyler, 1915) A RARE ASSOCIATION ITEM FROM AN IMPORTANT CONFEDERATE DOCTOR.

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        Series of Documents and Letters Signed.

      Various places: , 1794-1813. 7 documents, 6 signed by Napoleon using the various signatures adopted through the course of his life, the other with an important autograph addition in his own hand. The six documents signed preserved in a blue morocco-backed cloth box, the first letter preserved in an individual custom made red morocco folder. In very good condition. An excellent collection of seven letters from Napoleon I, giving a sweeping overview of the Emperor's life from 1794, soon after the siege of Toulon, where he first came to prominence, until March 1813, just six months before the catastrophic battle of Leipzig. The letters give an interesting insight into the development of his signature, ranging from "Buonaparte", to "Bonaparte", and the later "Napoleon", "Napol" or hurried "Np". They are attractively presented in a specially-made blue cloth album with blue morocco spine with gold lettering. The first letter, with the lengthy autograph ending, is in a separate red morocco folder, as befits the most important letter in the group. All the letters have a translation and description on the facing page of the album. They are described below: 1). The first letter in the group, unsigned but with an important autograph addition in Napoleon's hand at the end, dates from January 1794, soon after the end of the siege of Toulon where the young artillery general first made his mark. Here we find Napoleon still an ardent republican and acknowledging his Corsican roots. Glowing reports of his abilities and leadership were sent back to Paris by Augustin Robespierre, younger brother of Maximilien Robespierre, head of the all-powerful Committee of Public Safety. Writing to General Montfort, Napoleon orders him to go to St. Tropez in order to examine the state of the artillery in the town and the surrounding area. In his final instructions, written in his own hand, Napoleon instructs Montfort to set up a "gril a boulets rouges", literally a grill for red-hot shots, and to set up an oven for the same, about which he would write later with an explanation of the advantages of such weapons. The "boulets rouges" were cannonballs which were heated prior to being fired, so that they would cause maximum destruction not only on impact but, depending on where they fell, by setting fire to the surrounding area. These were primarily used in naval battles in the hopes of not only damaging enemy ships but also burning them, and would have proved particularly useful when defending France's Mediterranean coast. 2). Four months later, whilst in Nice, Napoleon writes to Citizen Chautrou with his earliest form of signature, "Buonaparte". Writing to Citizen Chautrou, Napoleon enclosed a decree [not present] from the "Representative of the People" ordering Chautrou to Nice to work with him, bringing with him all necessary material to organize a bureau of "dessins", literally "drawings". This was almost certainly a topographical bureau, which would, in later years, become an essential part of Napoleon's service when planning his campaigns. The letter has a near-intact red wax seal by the signature. 3). This is followed by a letter written in 1799, signed "Bonaparte". Napoleon had changed the spelling of his surname well before his marriage to Josephine de Beauharnais in 1796, adopting the French spelling of Bonaparte. Napoleon arrived in Egypt in June of 1798. He had long had what amounted to an obsession with Egypt and the Middle East, and arrived there well prepared. He had read and studied enough of the Koran to impress Egyptians with well-selected quotes from it, and had a firm grasp of the cultural nuances of the region. The Egyptian campaign was ostensibly a stepping stone to the French conquest of India, where the British, though powerful, faced fierce opposition from Indian leaders, most memorably from Tipu Sultan. In fact, Napoleon most likely saw it as another step in cementing his reputation, while the Directoire in France found it very convenient to have this very capable, but slightly over-dominant, young man out of the way. Napoleon was not to be kept out of the way for very long. By October 1799 he was back in Paris; by the 9th of November, he was First Consul. In this letter, Napoleon passes on instructions from General Junot that Commissionaire Rolland[?] should remain in Suez, while his deputy, Mullan, be sent to Cosseir [Kosseir], noting that the posting in Cosseir would never be as important as that in Suez. 4). Napoleon was crowned Emperor on 2 December 1804, and immediately adopted the signature appropriate for a monarch, "Napoleon". He established a court which displayed the power and wealth of France, more splendid than anything seen since Louis XIV. A document sent in June 1805 to the Archchancellor of the Holy Roman Empire, recalling France's ambassador, M. Portalis, and replacing him with M. Hedouville, is written in a very beautiful hand, with the heading giving due prominence to Napoleon's titles, Emperor of the French and King of Italy, with the initial "N" of Napoleon recalling the initial letters used by monarchs in the past. Portalis, a much-respected figure, had requested to be allowed to return to France to be with his family, particularly his ailing father, and was recalled as a favour. Six months later, Napoleon was to defeat the combined forces of three Empires, Russia, Austria and the Holy Roman Empire. Before the end of 1806, the Holy Roman Empire had ceased to exist. The document is dated "le 20 Prairial an 13", using the Revolutionary calendar. This would have been one of the last documents dated in this manner, as the country reverted to the traditional calendar by the end of 1805. The document is countersigned by the great Foreign Secretary, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, and by the Secretary of State, Hughes Maret. 5). In May 1810, Napoleon, who had married Marie Louise of Austria the previous month, nevertheless found time to concern himself with the horses, caissons and transport for the army, but signed with a hurried "Np" on a letter written to his Minister for War, Henri Clarke, Duc de Feltre. The abbreviated signature "Np" is the one most frequently found on letters organizing general matters or sending instructions. The longer "Napol" was used for slightly weightier matters, and "Napoleon" reserved for official letters or the most important of orders. 6). A letter dated November 1811, again to Clarke, ordering troop movements around Calais, Dunkerque and Boulogne as well as concerns over the accommodation for the troops in Bruxelles, displays the "Napol" signature. As on the previous letter, one can see the ink stains around the signature, a frequent occurrence in Napoleon's correspondence which could be signed in some haste. Although the war in the Peninsula continued to see fierce fighting between French and British troops and their allies, for Napoleon this was a relatively peaceful period; he spent all but six weeks of the year in France. His only venture outside French borders was to visit Antwerp, Holland, and Dusseldorf and Cologne in October and early November. The birth of his only legitimate child, the King of Rome, in March of that year had been the cause of much celebration and Napoleon appears to have much enjoyed spending time with the infant. 7). The final letter in the collection, signed "Np", takes us to March 1813. Napoleon had returned to Paris three months earlier, the Grande Armée decimated after the disastrous Russian campaign. Writing to his Finance Minister, Count Mollien, Napoleon hastens to correct a misunderstanding which had arisen due to an article in Le Moniteur, the official government newspapers which invariably presented a favourable view of matters. In this case, the stock market had evidently been disturbed by reports that further troops were to be raised, and Napoleon explains that the numbers mentioned related to the 1814 conscripts. The denials may have been a vain attempt to calm the financial world. A few days later, Marie Louise was declared Regent, as Napoleon left to embark on a campaign which would lead to his disastrous defeat at Leipzig in October. A scarce opportunity to acquire examples of all of Napoleon's signatures, together with an example of his own handwriting.

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        RHEIN, OBERRHEIN, 1794 HOMANN Titel: Ganz neue Vorstellung des Rhein-Stroms von Basel Bis Coblenz ; Nebst innbeschriebenen Feldzügen von den Jahren 1792 und 1793 ; Mit Kaiserl. allerhöchsten Privilegio Entworfen von Peter Joseph Moriz Pedetti, Milanensi

      Homann. Erben, Nürnberg 1794 - Landkarte, map originalKupferstich von Peter Moriz Maurizio PEDETTI (1719-1799) von 4 Platte auf 4 Blättern, teilkoloriert, Maßstab in graph. Form (Meilen, nach welchen der District von Coblenz bis Landau zu messen; Meilen, den District von Landau bis Basel zu messen). - Mit Text: Historische Erzehlung der vornehmsten Kriegs-Vorfälle am Rhein in den Jahren 1792. et 93., Maßstab ca. 1:140 000 Blatt Maß jeweils 55 x 68 cm Größe der gedacht zusammengesetzten Karte ca.230 x 50 cm de 500 Landkarte

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        An Account of a Rich Illuminated Missal executed for John Duke of Bedford, Regent of France under Henry VI. And afterwards in the Possession of The Late Duchess of Portland

      London: J. Nichols for T. Payne, 1794. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to (259 x 204 mm). Four engraved plates reproducing miniatures and text. 19th-century green half calf. Rebacked; some foxing. Provenance: manuscript corrections in text of some of the corrigenda; Sir William Lee and the Rev. Sir George Lee, Hartwell Library (armorial bookplates); W. Wilson (1828 inscription noting the date of binding); S.D.R. (1896 inscription on front free endpaper); purchased from Hurst & Hurst, 1982. FIRST EDITION of the most comprehensive description of the Bedford Hours to date. This spectacular late medieval French book of hours dates to circa 1410-30. The Duke and Duchess of Bedford gave it to their nephew Henry VI in 1430. Later owners included King Henry II of France and his wife Catherine de' Medici; Frances Worsley; and Edward Harley who bequeathed it to his daughter Margaret Bentinck, Duchess of Portland. James Edwards (1757-1811) acquired the manuscript at the sale of the Duchess of Portland's collection in 1786. Later, "[it] was purchased at [Edward's] sale by the Marquis of Blandford, afterwards Duke of Marlborough, for six hundred and eighty-seven pounds, fifteen shillings. It is now in the British Museum" (Fletcher, English Book Collectors, p. 299). This is only the third English monograph on an illuminated manuscript. The rich and detailed illuminations were copied directly from the Missal by James Edward's brother, John. Brunet II, no.1678; Lowndes II, p. 920.

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        O engenhoso fidalgo Dom Quixote de la Mancha

      1794 - First edition of the Quijote in Portuguese. 1794. Lisbon. Typografia Rollandiana. Six volumes, 8vo. 2 ff., 315 pp., 1 ff., 313 pp., 2 ff., 298 pp., 2 ff., 316 pp., 2 ff., 352 pp., 2 ff., 322 pp., 2 ff., engraving portrait of Cervantes as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, raised bands to spine forming compartments, all gilt, two lettered pieces in red and green, lightly worn, overall very good. A fine set, odd foxing and spotting, else excellent. 7,000 $ First edition in Portuguese of the most famous literary work written in Spanish, translated from the second 1605 Madrid edition of Juan de la Cuesta by an anonymous translator. The Quijote was an immediate success and was swiftly translated into English, French, Italian and other languages, however it would only be translated into Portuguese almost two centuries after the first edition, and from the 1605 edition of Juan de la Cuesta. The portrait that illustrates it, by Debrie, is a copy of that of Joseph del Castillo for the 1780 Academia edition; also, the translator did not include a preface and omitted preliminary verses, dedications and prologues to the two parts. One can only speculate as per the reason why the translation was only published at the late 18th century, especially considering the Crowns of Spain and Portugal were joined at the time of the first appearance, and that both the second and third edition (both pirated) were published in Lisbon. Rare edition, we find copies at the British Library, Oxford, Harvard University, Dartmouth College Library, Yale, John Hopkins, Library of Congress and Texas A&M University; we also found three copies at public institutions in Spain. Palau, 53285. Rius, 835. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memorie storiche di Monza e sua corte raccolte ed esaminate [..]. Opera divisa in tre volumi, ed ornata di tavole incise in rame.

      nella Stamperia di Gaetano Motta, 1794. 3 volumi in-4° (cm. 25,2), legature coeve in m. pelle con titolo in oro su tassello rosso ai dorsi, piatti marmorizzati (lievi abrasioni), tagli spruzzati; pp. [4] VI 318, [2] V [3] 316, [2] VIII 358 con 19 tavole illustrative f.t. (incise in rame da Giulio Cesare Bianchi) che raffigurano vedute, monete, oggetti sacri, bassorilievi; numerose figure n.t. (vignette ai frontespizi, grandi capilettera e finalini). Al secondo volume il codice diplomatico monzese; al terzo il cataogo ragionato dei codici custoditi nella basilica. Edizione originale e unica della più importante e ricercata opera su Monza e suo territorio. Cfr. Graesse 637; Predari 147. Esemplare molto buono.

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        O engenhoso fidalgo Dom Quixote de la Mancha

      First edition in Portuguese of the most famous literary work written in Spanish, translated from the second 1605 Madrid edition of Juan de la Cuesta by an anonymous translator. The Quijote was an immediate success and was swiftly translated into English, French, Italian and other languages, however it would only be translated into Portuguese almost two centuries after the first edition, and from the 1605 edition of Juan de la Cuesta. The portrait that illustrates it, by Debrie, is a copy of that of Joseph del Castillo for the 1780 Academia edition; also, the translator did not include a preface and omitted preliminary verses, dedications and prologues to the two parts. One can only speculate as per the reason why the translation was only published at the late 18th century, especially considering the Crowns of Spain and Portugal were joined at the time of the first appearance, and that both the second and third edition (both pirated) were published in Lisbon. Rare edition, we find copies at the British Library, Oxford, Harvard University, Dartmouth College Library, Yale, John Hopkins, Library of Congress and Texas A&M University; we also found three copies at public institutions in Spain. Palau, 53285. Rius, 835.

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        TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, EAST AND WEST FLORIDA, THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY, THE EXTENSIVE TERRITORIES OF THE MUSCOGULGES OR CREEK CONFEDERACY, AND THE COUNTRY OF THE CHACTAWS.

      London: Reprinted for J. Johnson, 1794. - xxiv,520pp. plus seven engraved plates (one folding) and folding map, [6]pp. index, and leaf of binding directions. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco. Contemporary blue paper covered boards, rebacked with period paper spine. Very good. Uncut. Styled the "Second Edition in London" on the titlepage. One of the classic accounts of southern natural history and exploration, with much material on the southern Indian tribes. For the period, Bartram's work is unrivaled. ".[He] wrote with all the enthusiasm and interest with which the fervent old Spanish friars and missionaries narrated the wonders of the new found world.he neglected nothing which would add to the common stock of human knowledge" - Field. "Unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions" - Sabin. The folding map shows the eastern coast of Florida, from the River St. John to near Cape Canaveral. Chapter VI is entitled "Language and Manners [of the Muscogulges and Cherokees]." This wide-margined, uncut copy in boards complete with the Directions to the Binder leaf in the rear (often wanting). CLARK I:197. HOWES B223, "aa." PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 305. SERVIES 696. SABIN 3870. VAIL 852. FIELD 94. REESE, FEDERAL HUNDRED 33 (ref).

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        Observations on Mr. Stedman's History of the American War [cover title]

      London Printed for J. Debrett, 1794, 1794. First edition. Sabin 13753; Howes C-498. Minor foxing and browning to the title-page; a fine, large copy, in original state, enclosed in a quarter morocco clamshell box.. 4to, self-wrappers, stitched as issued, 34 pages, untrimmed. A response by Henry Clinton (1739-1795), defending his role as an officer and commander of the British forces in North America during the American Revolution, which had been unfavorably appraised by Charles Stedman in his The History of the Origin, Progress and Termination of the American War (1794). This is but one of several attempts by participants on the British side to clear their names or blame others for strategic failures during the War. Clinton did so himself in 1783 with his Narrative of the Campaign of 1781 in North America, in which he tried the blame military losses on General Charles Cornwallis, who responded in his defense as Clinton is doing here.

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        MADAGASCAR – WEST COAST: A CHART OF THE WESTERN COAST OF MADAGASCAR FROM ST AUGUSTIN’S BAY TO CAPE ST. ANDREW (FROM MR. D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE).

      Copper engraving (Very Good, strong engraving impression, wide blank margins), 63 x 47 cm (25 x 18.5 inches). - London, 1794. A fine and scarce sea chart of the West Coast of Madagascar, published by the leading British chart-making firm of Laurie & Whittle. - This fine sea chart depicts a large stretch of the western coasts of Madagascar, from St. Augustin’s Bay, in the south, all the way up to Cap Saint-André, a key point where the coastline abruptly turns northeastwards. The chart is highly detailed, featuring copious nautical information, including bathymetric soundings, the locations of ideal anchorages, and, importantly, the marking of the numerous deadly far offshore reefs and rocks. Curiously, in spite of the great detail provided in most areas, some stretches of the coast are shown to be completely unknown to Europeans, marked with tentative intermittent lines. A note below the title reads: ‘NB In Sailing along this shore one must be very Cautious as there are many Shoals whose Situation is unknown, even at a great distance from the coast.’ The western coast of Madagascar flanks the Mozambique Channel, which since the passage was traversed by Europeans for the first time by Vasco da Gama, in 1498, during the first European sea voyage to India around Africa, it has been one of the most important shipping lanes in the world. While sheltered from the open Indian Ocean, it was a very dangerous passage, as it featured difficult winds and currents, along with numerous especially tricky nautical hazards (many of which are noted on the present chart). Beyond that, it also left ships vulnerable to attacks by pirates or vessels of enemy nations; such that a lack of knowledge of the navigation ensured that one would become easy prey. In particular, the chart labels several key anchorages favoured by European vessels, including St. Augustin’s Bay (Malagasy: Anantson?o, widely considered to the most convenient natural harbour), Tullea Bay (modern Toliara), and Morondava, further to the north, which is detailed in a large inset chart that dominates the upper left corner of the sheet, ‘Plan of the Road and River of Moroundava, on the Western Coast of Madagascar’. The present chart was issued during the 1790s, when Britain was engaged in an epic struggle against France for dominance over the Indian Ocean. Britain conquered the Seychelles from France in 1794, and, in 1810, captured both. SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.

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        Zaubermechanik oder Beschreibung mechanischer Zauberbelustigungen mit darzu gehörigen Maschinen für Liebhaber belustigender Künste.

      Nürnberg Verlag J G Monath und J F Kußler 1794 - EA; ca 18x12 cm; XXXII, 232 Seiten mit gest. Titelvignette, 40 Kupfertafeln, 4 Blätter mit 7 "Zetteln" und 5 Kärtchen in Tasche im vorderen Innendeckel; Kartoneinband d. Zt. mit handgeschr. Rückenschild (Einband minimal bestoßen; sonst ungewöhnlich guter, sauberer Zustand) 0,000 gr. Salonmagie; Zauberei; Zaubern [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Elémens de chymie Seconde édition.

      Paris, Deterville, an III-1794, 3 vol. in 8°, de 2ff.-CIV-270pp., 2ff.445pp., 2ff.436pp., demi-veau blond époque à coins, dos lisse à filets dorés, pièces de titres rouge et jaune, petite tache en marge de qq. ff. du 1er vol. sinon bel exemplaire. Rare seconde édition d'un des ouvrages importants de chimie moderne post-Lavoisier. C'est le premier traité de chimie publié par Chaptal, il fut rédigé pour le cours de chimie qu'il donna à Montpellier à partir de 1780. ¶ Bolton 362 - Poggendorff I.420 - Cole 256 - DSB III.203. Cette édition manque à Neu, Duveen, Ferguson.

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        Sammelband:] *A Message of the President of the United States to Congress relative to France and Great-Britain. Delivered December 5, 1793. With the papers therein referred to. To which are added the French originals* (Includes: *Papers relative to Great-Britain. Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1791* and *French Originals. A Philadelphie, le 22. Mai, 1793*); bound with: *The Correspondence between Citizen Genet . and the Officers of the Federal Government*; and *Papers relative to Great-Britain, Appendix No. 1.*

      Printed by Childs and Swaine; [Philadelphia, Printed: London: Reprinted for J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly], Philadelphia 1794 - Five separately paginated works relating to the Citizen Genet Affair (1793-94) bound together in one volume. Octavo. Half bound in later leather and cloth over boards, spine lettered in gilt: "Pamphlets, Jefferson, 1793." Rubbing at the spine and joints, near fine.From 1793-94, the French minister to the U.S. Charles Genet, embroiled the United States and France in a diplomatic crisis, as the U.S. Government attempted to remain neutral in the conflict between Great Britain and Revolutionary France. The controversy was ultimately resolved by Genet's recall from his position. This unique volume binds together Washington's report and Jefferson's correspondence relating to the affair printed in Philadelphia by Childs and Swaine in 1793 (see nos. 1, 3-4 listed below), along with Jefferson's additional correspondence printed in London in 1794 (nos. 2 and 5). The name of the London publisher: "Sold by J. Butterworth / London" is written in manuscript at the bottom of the title page; and item nos. 2 and 5 were bound in without the title page: [Authentic copies of the correspondence of Thomas Jefferson . and George Hammond . Philadelphia, Printed: London: Reprinted for J. Debrett].In order:1. *A Message of the President of the United States to Congress relative to France and Great-Britain. Delivered December 5, 1793. With the papers therein referred to. To which are added the French originals. Published by order of the House of Representatives*. Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, M,DCC,XCIII. pp. [i-iii] iv, [5] 6-102.2. *The Correspondence between Citizen Genet, Minister of the French Republic to the United States of North America, and the Officers of the Federal Government. To which are prefixed, the Instructions from the Constituted Authorites of France to the said Minister. All from authentic Documents. Philadelphia, 20th December, 1793, Second Year of the French Republic, One and Indivisible*. pp. [1] 2-11 [12 (blank)].3-4. *French Originals. A Philadelphie, le 22. Mai, 1793*; *Papers relative to Great-Britain. Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1791*. pp. [1] 2-32, [2 (Jefferson's attestation dated 4 December, 1793)], [1] 2-116.5. *Papers relative to Great-Britain. Appendix No. 1*. pp. [1] 2-59 [60 (blank)].All five items are scarce and rarely found together in one volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Esquisse d'un tableau historique des progrès de l'esprit humain. Ouvrage posthume de Condorcet. Seconde édition.

      Paris chez Agasse rue des Poitevins No.18 L'an III de la République une et indivisible. -5 1794 - 8vo., viii + 389 + (1)pp., wanting the half-title, contemporary half calf over yellow patterned boards, spine gilt with raised bands and replaced label. A very good copy. Condorcet's final and greatest work, written during the last month of his life and published posthumously. It has often been considered one of the outstanding expressions of the 18th century Enlightenment. According to Printing and the Mind of Man> it was ''the finest and most durable expression'' of the belief in human progress towards equality and freedom. ''The doctrine of virtually limitless human perfectability and social progress, . received its fullest development at the hands of Condorcet, disciple of Turgot, Voltaire, and A Smith. Condorcet, moreover, specifically related the theory of progress to the problem of population, as later conceived by Malthus''. [Spengler, French Predecessors of Malthus>, p.259]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      [Wohl Rügen], "Montag" (1794?). - 1 S. 4to. Beiliegend gest. Portrait (mittig quer gefaltet). "Lieber Georg, Ich habe Herrn Graff erst mit der letzten Post einen langen und ausführlichen Brief geschrieben, und habe dir also keine neue Aufträge mitzugeben. Wir haben ein Mädchen aus Sagard erhalten, welches freilich noch sehr unerfahren zu seyn scheint. Unsere kleine Emma ist eben jetzt sehr krank, und schon besorge ich, neben ihren schlafenden Geschwistern ihr ein Bette bereiten zu müssen. Zieh nun hin in Frieden, lieber Georg, und Gott der Überallgegenwärtige sey mit dir! Wandle vor seinen Dingen, versäume nicht das Gebet, hüte dich vor Versuchung, befleissige dich der Treue, des Fleißes, der Verschwiegenheit, und Bescheidenheit gegen jedermann, begieb [?] dich in die Liebe deiner Frau, und grüsse deinen Bruder Christoph tausendmal. Dein bereitwilliger Kosegarten". Von anderer Hand mit Bleistift bezeichnet und datiert "1794". - Der Idylliker Kosegarten, Mitarbeiter an Schillers "Horen" und Musenalmanachen, bot in seinen "ländlichen Dichtungen" "Jucunde" (1803) und "Die Inselfahrt" (1805) gefühlsreligiöse Landschaftsschilderungen und ein breit ausgeführtes heimatliches Lokalkolorit von Wittow und Hiddensee (vgl. NDB XII, 612); der Orientalist Gottfried Kosegarten ist sein Sohn.

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        40 Acts in One Volume, Complete, 1789-90-94-91, each with a separate title page with the Royal Arms. Including Acts on Importation of Bread Indian Corn from any Territories belonging to the United States of America into Quebec . and to the Coast

      London: Printed by Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty. 1789-1794. - Anno Regni Georgii II Regis Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ. VICESIMO NONO. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Eighteenth Day of May, Anno Domini 1784, in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations and Adjournments, to the Third Day of November, 1789, being the Sixth Session of the Sixteenth Parliament of Great Britain. 40 Acts Complete as Indexes in very good condition, each with a separate title page with the Royal Arms. Folio, (303x195mm), the volume commencing with Index 'A Table of Statutes' (1789) with title page with Royal Arms for the Sixth Session of the Sixteenth Parliament, 124pp Index followed by, as bound - not always bound in sequence:1789 Cap 9,13,15,16,18,26,36.1790 Cap 41,49,50,51,54,55.1794 Cap 57,63,67.1790 Cap 19,23,24,32,35,36,38,45,48,49,50, 82.Index for 1790 with title page with Royal Arms, 24pp.Index for 1791 with title page with Royal Arms, 28pp.1790 Cap 2,4,5. 1792 Cap 15,21,25,32,35,46,52,85.1794 Cap 30. Bound in full reversed calf blind stamped, spine with raised bands, red leather title label in gilt and red leather label to front board gilt lettered 'County of Brecon', light wear, otherwise sound, tight & with contents very good condition. A number of interesting Acts including:-An Act to enable his Majesty to authorize the importation of bread . Indian corn . from any Territories belonging to the United States of America into the Province of Quebec Gulf of St. Lawrence. and to the Coast of Labrador. (1789).An Act for discontinuing the Judgement which has been Required by Law to be given against Women convicted of Certain Crimes (1790).An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money out of the Consolidated Fund . (mentions America, Newfoundland, Bahama Islands, New South Wales et al.) (1790).An Act for regulating the Importation and Exportation of Corn and of the Bounty of British Corn with a folding Table of Duties & textual reference to America, Cape of Good Hope, Gibraltar, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia et al. (1794).

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        Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics and Literature for the Year 1770, 5th edition 1794

      for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1794 Contemporary account of the Boston Massacre (pages 211-218), foreshadowing the Revolutionary War. Mentions Crispus Attucks being killed in the massacre. It is believed that he was the first person shot dead by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre. He was an American slave, merchant seaman and dockworker of Wampanoag and African descent. Many soldiers were tried for murder. John Adams defended the soldiers, and got most of them acquitted. Leather binding. Front board somewhat loose along spine.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        A New Map of Arabia, Divided Into Its Several Regions and Districts from Mon. D. Anville Geographer to the most Christian King with Additions and Improvements of M. Niebuhr.

      London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794. - Engraved map, outline colour (725 x 542 mm). Detailed map of the Middle East, published by Laurie & Whittle in London. Includes interesting annotations, including a note about the Barren Desert in the interior of the peninsula. - Minor soling and spotting near centerfold. Al-Qasimi 211. Not in Tibbetts. Cf. Al Ankary 382.

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        [FIRST FLEET]. A tour through parts of Wales, sonnets, odes, and other poems.

      With engravings from drawings taken on the spot. By J. Smith. London : R. Blamire, 1794. Quarto, contemporary papered boards, all edges uncut, pp. 120, 13 tinted aquatints, a fine copy. Includes the first Sonnet titled 'On the ships sailing for Botany Bay', a poetic version of the voyage of the First Fleet in 1787-88, with passing references to the Aboriginal population, as the fleet sails to '... new isles, where nature's children stray, arts yet untaught, and fruits unknown convey?'. Ferguson 197a Scarce.

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        Universalhistorie alter, mittler und neuer Zeit. Aus dem Französischen. Mit Zusätzen und Berichtigungen von Wilhelm Ernst CHRISTIANI.

      Wien, Franz Haas 1794. - Graesse IV, 528; Ebert 17726. Millots Universalhistorie endet mit dem Tode Friedrich II., wo Hormayr seine Geschichte fortsetzt. - Die einzelnen Bde. von Millots Werk umfassen 3-500 S., eine Vorrede Christanis u. ein Inhaltsverzeichnis geht den meisten Bdn. voraus. Es fehlen: 1 Bl. (Ss. XVII/XVIII) des Inh. von Bd. III, die letzten 2 Bll. (Ss302-304) des V. Bds., Front. von Bd. VI, Titelbl. u. 2 Bll. (Ss. I-IV) der Vorr. von Bd. IX u. Titelbl. u. 1. Bl. (Ss. I/II) der Vorr. v. Bd. XII. Zum beigg. Werk: Die erste Ausg. erschien 1817-18 in Wien. Vgl. Wurzbach IX, 282: ". es ist dies eine Fortsetzung der damals in Österreich allgemein und sehr stark verbreiteten Universalhistorie von Abbe Millot, als deren 17.-19. Band sie auch herausgegeben wurde." 16 Bände (inkl. Registerband). Mit 14 (statt 15) gest. Frontisp. von Weinrauch. - Dabei: Hormayr [zu Hortenburg], Joseph Frh. von. Allgemeine Geschichte der neuesten Zeit, vom Tode Friedrich des Großen bis zum zweyten Pariser Frieden. Neue Ausg. 3 Bde. Wien, Carl Gerold o. J. [1831]. Schmutztit., gest. Frontisp. (Portr. H.s von Benedotti), Titelbl., 353 Ss.; Schmutzt., gest. Frontisp. (von Blaschke nach Schedy), Titelbl., 351 S., 1 S.; (Schmutzt. fehlt), gest. Front. (von Blaschke), Titelbl., 446 S. Uniform gebundene, dekorative HLdrbde. d. Zt. m. 2 Rüschi., farbigem Rundumschnitt, marmoriertem Überzugspapier und an den Kapitalen mit dezenter Goldprägung. Einbde. vor allem an den Kanten berieben, Ecken tls. bestoßen. Die Frontisp. teilweise verstärkt bzw. unterlegt, hinterer flieg. Vors. von Bd. III mit Ausriß, Papier durchgehend etw. gebräunt u. fingerfleckig. Im Ganzen dekoratives Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Observations on Mr. Stedman's History of the American War [cover title].

      London Printed for J. Debrett, 1794. 4to, self-wrappers, stitched as issued, 34 pages, untrimmed. A response by Henry Clinton (1739-1795), defending his role as an officer and commander of the British forces in North America during the American Revolution, which had been unfavorably appraised by Charles Stedman in his The History of the Origin, Progress and Termination of the American War (1794). This is but one of several attempts by participants on the British side to clear their names or blame others for strategic failures during the War. Clinton did so himself in 1783 with his Narrative of the Campaign of 1781 in North America, in which he tried the blame military losses on General Charles Cornwallis, who responded in his defense as Clinton is doing here. Minor foxing and browning to the title-page; a fine, large copy, in original state, enclosed in a quarter morocco clamshell box.

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        Einleitung in die technische Chemie für Jedermann. Von Dr. f. F. Runge, ausserordentlichem Professor der Technolgie an der Universität zu Breslau. Mit 150 im Text befindlichen Tafeln, worauf die chemischen Verbindungen in natura dargestellt sind

      1 Tafel als Frontispiz, XIV, 570 Seiten mit ca 150 in den Text montierten, farbigen auf Kattun fixierten Verbindungen (Farbmustern). 20,5 x 12,5 cm, zeitgenössischer Halbpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf blauem Rückenschild, Deckel mit grünlichem Marmorpapier bezogen. Durch Register erschlossen. "Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (* 8. Februar 1794 in Hamburg-Billwerder 25. März 1867 in Oranienburg) war ein deutscher Chemiker. Er studierte von 1816 bis 1822 an den Universitäten Berlin, Göttingen und Jena zuerst Medizin, dann an der Universität Jena Chemie. Er promovierte 1819 zum Dr. med. und 1822 in Berlin zum Doktor der Philosophie mit einer Arbeit über das wirtschaftlich bedeutende Indigo. 1826 wurde Runge Privatdozent und 1828 außerordentlicher Professor für Technologie an der Universität Breslau. 1832 beendete er seine Universitätslaufbahn und zog nach Oranienburg, wo er bis zu seinem Tode lebte, um im Chemischen Etablissement Dr. Hempel, später Chemische Produkten-Fabrik Oranienburg, als Industriechemiker zu arbeiten. Runge war schon zu seiner Zeit bekannt für seine Arbeiten zur technischen Auswertung des Steinkohlenteers, der damals in großen Mengen bei der Leuchtgas- und Koksherstellung aus Steinkohle als Abfall anfiel und oft ins Meer verklappt wurde, was zu einem ernsten ökologischen Problem zu werden drohte. Er isolierte, charakterisierte und benannte Substanzen aus dem Steinkohlenteer, die wichtigsten darunter Kyanol (Anilin), Pyrrol, Leukol (Chinolin), Carbolsäure (Phenol), Rosolsäure (Aurin) Grundbausteine für chemische Stoffe der späteren, 1865 gegründeten Badischen Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik (BASF). . . Runge führte unterschiedliche Versuche mit Anilin durch. Mit Chlorkalklösung versetzt nahm dieses eine violette Farbe an. Diese Reaktion wird heute noch als Rungesche Chlorkalkreaktion zum Nachweis von Anilin verwendet. Mit Sauerstoff, Säuren oder Basen versetzt bildete Anilin rote Farbstoffe. Hiermit hatte Runge erstmals Teerfarbstoffe hergestellt, die damals aber noch auf keine wirtschaftliches Bedeutung hatten. Das schlagende Quecksilberherz in der heute bekannten Form wurde zuerst von Runge im Jahr 1829 beschrieben.Andere wichtige Substanzen, die er erstmals beschrieb, sind Thymol und die Alkaloide Hyoscyamin und Koffein (auf Anraten von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, der in Kaffeebohnen ein Gegengift zu Atropin vermutete). Die Urform der Papierchromatographie wurde von ihm entdeckt. In Schulen werden im Chemieunterricht Bilder, die sich selber malen hergestellt, die auf seinen Erkenntnissen beruhen. Diese auch Runge-Bilder genannten Musterbilder gelten als Vorläufer der Papierchromatographie." (Wikipedia)* * * Einband nur leicht berieben, sonst gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes und frisches Exemplar.

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        Histoire des naufrages, ou Recueil des relations les plus intéressantes des naufrages,

      hivernements, délaissemens, incendies, famines, famines, & autres evénements funestes sur mer, qui ont été publiées depuis le quinzieme siecle jusqu'à présens. Par M.D. ... ... A Paris : Chez Cuchet, Libraire, rue & maison Serpente, An III me. de la République [1794-95]. First edition. Three volumes, octavo, original plain grey wrappers, spines with contemporary printed paper labels with volume numbers in manuscript; pp 368; 410; 454, [4 contents]; with 6 full page copperplate engravings; engraved head- and tail-pieces; complete; a fine set in their first, unsophisticated bindings. A collection of narratives of shipwrecks and other maritime tragedies, including accounts of the wrecks of the Dutch ships the Batavia and theDragon off the western coast of New Holland; Alexander Selkirk on Juan Fernandez; the wreck of the sloopBetsy on the coast of Dutch Guiana; the famine on the American ship Peggy, Azores to New York; and the epic journey down the Amazon of Isabel Godin des Odonais. The State Library of New South Wales holds the only first edition set in Australian collections.

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        AN HISTORY OF THE RIVER THAMES

      W. Bulmer for Boydell -1796 1794 - First edition, earliest state with two title pages and aquatint wash borders. Two volumes. Folio (415x315mm). Contemporary tree calf with gilt ruled and ornamented borders to covers, morocco title and volume labels and gilt bands to spine with gilt vignettes to spine compartments. Marbled endpapers and speckled edges. Dedication to George III and the Earl of Oxford. A very good set with repairs to joints and hinges reinforced for both volumes. Spine a little worn with a chip from the volume label of vol II. Internally, very fresh with just occasional gatherings heavily foxed, but the plates with notably bright, clear impressions. Seventy-six hand coloured aquatint plates with aquatint wash borders by J.C. Stadler after J. Farington three of which are double page, fold out engraved map in two sections (at the start of each volume). One of the grandest and most important books on the Thames. "although not the first coloured aquatint book, [it] was the first major one, and it was to set an example for the type of illustration that was to enjoy widespread popularity in England for some forty years" - Bruntjen (John Boydell 1719-1804) Tooley (English Books with Coloured Plates 1790 to 1860) mentions that the "early impressions within aquatint borders [as here] are infinitely superior to the later pulls." Includes views of Henley, Culham Court, Fawley Court, Park Place, Blenheim, Oxford, Windsor and Eton, Hampton Court and London. Tooley 102; Abbey Scenery 432 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        C.M. Wielands sämmtliche Werke. - [45 Bände].

      Göschen, Leipzig 1794 - 1794-1811. 45 Bände, insgesamt etwa 13.000 Seiten. goldgeprägte Halblederbände der Zeit, marmorierte Deckel, 17 x 10 cm. 45 Bände. Wohlfeile Ausgabe der Sämtlichen Werke Wielands in 39 Bänden und sechs Supplementbänden. Zugleich Ausgabe letzter Hand. Günther/Zeilinger 2; Goedecke iv.1.1, 568, 158. - Es liegen vor: "Erster Band: Geschichte des Agathon. Erster Theil", "Zweyter Band: Geschichte des Agathon. Zweyter Theil", "Dritter Band: Geschichte des Agathon. Dritter Theil", "Vierter Band: Der neue Amadis. Erster Theil", "Fünfter Band: Der neue Amadis. Zweyter Theil. Der verklagte Amor", "Sechster Band: Der goldne Spiegel: Erster Theil", "Siebenter Band: Der goldne Spiegel. Zweyter Theil", "Achter Band: Geschichte des Danischmend", "Neunter Band" (Musarion, Apasia, Gedichte an Olympia.), "Zehnter Band" (Die Grazien, Komische Erzählungen, Kombarus, Schach Lolo), "Elfter Band: Die Abenteuer des Don Sylvio von Rosalva. Erster Theil", "Zwölfter Band: Die Abenteuer des Don Sylvio von Rosalva. Zweyter Theil", "Dreyzehnter Band: Nachlass des Diogenes von Sinope. Gedanken über eine alte Aufschrift", "Vierzehnter Band: Beyträge zur geheimen Geschichte der Menschheit", "Fünfzehnter Band: Vermischte prosaische Aufsätze", "Sechszehnter Band: Cyrus. Araspes und Panthea", "Siebzehnter Band: Idris und Zenide", "Achtzehnter Band: Erzählungen und Mährchen", "Neunzehnter Band: Geschichte der Abderiten. Erster Theil", "Zwanzigster Band: Geschichte der Abderiten: Zweyter Theil", "Ein und zwanzigster Band: Gandalin oder: Liebe und Liebe. Klelia und Sinibald", "Zwey und zwanzigster Band: Oberon. Erster Theil", "Drey und zwanzigster Band: Oberon. Zweyter Theil", "Vier und zwanzigster Band: Vermischte Aufsätze, literarischen, filosofischen und historischen Inhalts", "Fünf und zwanzigster Band: Göttergespräche. Gespräche im Elysium", "Sechs und zwanzigster Band: Singspiele und Abhandlungen", "Sieben und zwanzigster Band: Peregrinus Proteus. Erster Theil", "Acht und zwanzigster Band: Peregrinus Proteus. Zweyter Theil nebst einigen kleinen Aufsätzen", "Neun und zwanzigster Band: Vermischte Aufsätze", "Dreyssigster Band: Vermischte Aufsätze", "Ein und dreyssigster Band: Gespräche unter vier Augen", "Zwey und dreyssigster Band: Agathodämon", "Drey und dreyssigster Band: Aristipp. Erster Band", "Vier und dreyssigster Band: Aristipp. Zweyter Band", "Fünf und dreyssigster Band: Aristipp. Dritter Band", "Sechs und dreyssigster Band: Aristipp. Vierter Band", "Sieben und dreyssigster Band: Euthanasia", "Acht und dreyssigster Band: Das Hexameron von Rosenhain", "Neun und dreyssigster Band: Menander und Glycerion. Krates und Hipparchia", "Supplemente erster Band" (Die Natur der Dinge, Moralische Briefe), "Supplemente zweyter Band" (Der Anti-Ovid, Erzählungen, Briefe von Verstorbenen an hinterlassene Freunde), Supplemente dritter Band" (Die Prüfung Abrahams, Sympathien, Psalmen.), "Supplemente vierter Band" (Erinnerungen an eine Freundin, Das Gesicht der Mirza, Timoklea.), "Supplemente fünfter Band" (Klementina von Porretta, Pandora, Die Bunkliade.), "Supplemente sechster Band" (Athenion, Literarische Miscellaneen, Briefe an junge Dichter.). -. - Mit gestochenen Titelvignetten (Bände 1 bis 39) sowie allen jemals geschriebenen Vorreden. - Einbände berieben und etwas bestoßen, Vorsätze schattig und teils mit Besitzvermerk sowie Montagspuren. Bände 24, 31, 32 und Supplement 6: Rücken rissig. Band 18: Vorderer Deckel mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Sonst ordentliche Exemplare. 10002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An original watercolour, titled 'Prunus' of a plum tree branch in bloom with two butterflies and a cricket

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

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        Kriegs Theater der teutschen und franzoesischen Graenzlanden zwischen dem Rhein und der Mosel. 6 Blatt Kupferstich-Karten.

      - Kupferstiche von O. Dewarat, hrsg. von J. L. C. Rheinwald bei D. Artaria, Mannheim, gestochen von B. F. Leizelt, Augsburg, 1794-1799, je etwa 60x80 cm, oberhalb des Kartenbildes Titel. Jeweils in 18 Segmenten auf Leinwand aufgezogen und in zeitgenössischem Pappschuber mit handschriftlichem Titelschild (HRS 90-95). Sehr detaillierte Karte der Pfalz und der angrenzenden Gebiete zwischen St. Goar, Heidelberg, Bühl und Saarlouis [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters on the Elements of Botany. Addressed to a Lady. By the celebrated J.J. Rousseau. Translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus, by Thomas Martyn . The fourth edition.

      Printed for B. and J. White, 1794., London: - [half-title reads: Thirty-eight plates, with explanations; intended to illustrate Linnaeus’s System of Vegetables, and particularly adapted to the letters on the elements of botany. 8vo. [vi], xxiv, 503, (1), [28] pp. With 38 finely colored engraved plates of flowers and related details, by Frederick Polydore Nodder (fl. 1770-1800); occasional spotting, upper margin waterstained. Original full dark green straight grain morocco, double gilt ruled border, flat spine with gilt title, a.e.g. Bookplate of Frank Galsworthy; signature of "Wm. Smith, 1869." With a very fine twentieth-century fore-edge painting under the gold, being a watercolor view of the Tower of London "as it was in the early part of the last [nineteenth] century." Possible provenance: Frank Galsworthy (British, born 1863). Frederick Polydore Nodder (d. 1800) was a gifted and distinguished naturalist was the Botanical Painter to her Majesty, Queen Charlotte. He exhibited at the Royal Academy. "Although a competent botanical artist, he is little known and his work remains underrated." His early skills as botanical and animal draughtsman and engraver were honed from his association with Sir Joseph Banks, who employed Nodder to complete and engrave the drawings from the sketchbooks of the late Sydney Parkinson [Banks’ Florilegium]. Parkinson accompanied Banks as botanical draughtsman aboard Captain James Cook’s The Endeavor in 1771. Parkinson died on the return of this South Seas Voyage. He was commissioned to engrave the plates for Erasmus Darwin’s Botanic Garden (1789), Linnaeus’s System of Vegetables (1788), and Thomas Martyn’s Flora Rustica (1791-95), as well as the present book (1794). These engravings, along with the natural history collections of the British Museum, were the basis for the mastery of the Naturalist’s Miscellany. During its production Nodder passed away and the plates were finished by his wife and son, Richard P. Nodder, a gifted animal painter in his own right, and became distinguished as botanic painter to George III. See: Dictionary of National Biography, XIV, p. 531-2. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Letters on the Elements of Botany. Addressed to a Lady. By the celebrated J.J. Rousseau. Translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus, by Thomas Martyn ... The fourth edition.

      London:: Printed for B. and J. White, 1794.. [half-title reads: Thirty-eight plates, with explanations; intended to illustrate Linnaeus's System of Vegetables, and particularly adapted to the letters on the elements of botany. 8vo. [vi], xxiv, 503, (1), [28] pp. With 38 finely colored engraved plates of flowers and related details, by Frederick Polydore Nodder (fl. 1770-1800); occasional spotting, upper margin waterstained. Original full dark green straight grain morocco, double gilt ruled border, flat spine with gilt title, a.e.g. Bookplate of Frank Galsworthy; signature of “Wm. Smith, 1869.” With a very fine twentieth-century fore-edge painting under the gold, being a watercolor view of the Tower of London “as it was in the early part of the last [nineteenth] century.” Possible provenance: Frank Galsworthy (British, born 1863). Frederick Polydore Nodder (d. 1800) was a gifted and distinguished naturalist was the Botanical Painter to her Majesty, Queen Charlotte. He exhibited at the Royal Academy. “Although a competent botanical artist, he is little known and his work remains underrated.” His early skills as botanical and animal draughtsman and engraver were honed from his association with Sir Joseph Banks, who employed Nodder to complete and engrave the drawings from the sketchbooks of the late Sydney Parkinson [Banks' Florilegium]. Parkinson accompanied Banks as botanical draughtsman aboard Captain James Cook's The Endeavor in 1771. Parkinson died on the return of this South Seas Voyage. He was commissioned to engrave the plates for Erasmus Darwin's Botanic Garden (1789), Linnaeus's System of Vegetables (1788), and Thomas Martyn's Flora Rustica (1791-95), as well as the present book (1794). These engravings, along with the natural history collections of the British Museum, were the basis for the mastery of the Naturalist's Miscellany. During its production Nodder passed away and the plates were finished by his wife and son, Richard P. Nodder, a gifted animal painter in his own right, and became distinguished as botanic painter to George III. See: Dictionary of National Biography, XIV, p. 531-2.

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        Geschichte der physischen Geographie der Schweiz bis 1815.

      8, IX, 696 S., Kart. d. Zeit m Rückenschild, Rückenkopf und -fuss mit kleinen Fehlstellen etwas berieben, innen sauber Mit dem Index. - Bernhard Studer (1794-1887), Schulen in Bern, Stud. der Theologie in Bern, 1816 Ordination. 1815 Lehrer für Mathematik am untern Gymnasium in Bern, 1816-18 Stud. der Mineralogie, Chemie und Astronomie in Göttingen, Freiburg i.Br., Berlin und Paris. 1825 ao. Prof. für Mineralogie und Geografie an der Berner Akademie, 1834 ao. Prof. für Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, 1845-72 o. Prof. für Mineralogie und Geologie, physikal. Geografie und Physik an der Univ. Bern, 1843-45 Rektor. S. beschäftigte sich früh mit der Geologie der Molasse ("Beiträge zu einer Monographie der Molasse" 1825). Ab 1828 gehörte er zu den Initiatoren eines gesamtschweiz. Kartenwerks (Dufourkarte), das dank ihm ab 1862 zur Grundlage einer geolog. Karte der Schweiz 1:100'000 wurde. S. arbeitete mit den Geologen Peter Merian und Arnold Escher zusammen und veröffentlichte 1853 mit Letzterem die erste geolog. Karte der Schweiz im Massstab 1:380'000. Zudem verfasste er zahlreiche geolog. Publikationen, u.a. die "Geologie der Schweiz" (2 Bde., 1851-53), die grosse Fortschritte in der stratigraf. und tekton. Erforschung der Schweiz brachte. Diverse wissenschaftl. Auszeichnungen. (HLS)

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        La Francia delineata sulle ultime osservazioni

      Roma 1794 - Carta tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, finemente colorata nei contorni, in ottimo stato di conservazione. An uncommon map, published in the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche, by Giovanni Maria Cassini, a Somasco monk. He was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine later hand colour, in very good condition. Dimensioni 490 700mm

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        Teilansicht, Schneckenhaus, rechts i. Hgr. Schloß Brühl, "'T Slot Valckenslust by Brüell. Le Chateau .".

      - Kupferstich aus Saakes, Beknopte Beschrijving v. d. Rhijnstroom, 1794, 20,8 x 33 Es handelt sich um das Schneckenhaus, hier irrtümlich als Schloß Falkenlust bezeichnet.

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        Investigaciones históricas sobre los principales descubrimientos de los españoles en el mar oceano en el siglo XV, y principios del XVI. En respuesta á la memoria de Mr. Otto sobre el verdadero descubridor America.

      Madrid, por don Antonio Espinosa 1794 - 4º (24,8 x 17 cm.) 8 h. inc. port., XXXIV-218 p., 5 retratos iluminados a mano y un gran mapa plegado. Preciosa encuadernación neoclásica en tafilete rojo de época, greca dorada en ambos planos, lomo liso, hierros dorados, tejuelo verde: "cladera. investigac historicas", cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados, punto de lectura en seda verde [Gabriel Gómez, con sus iniciales en historiado hierro dorado al pie del lomo] Magnífico ejemplar en gran papel de hilo, azulado, con grandes márgenes en cuidada caja tipográfica; probablemente ejemplar de regalo o copia de presentación, firmado por el encuadernador de cámara Gabriel Gómez. El mapa plegado calcográfico lleva por título: Pars globi terrestris, anno 1492, a Martino Behaim. y al pie Norimbergae confecti, delineavit Teoph. de Murr 1778, con la situación geográfica de las islas de Cabo Verde. Los retratos también al cobre, son obra de Carnicero, Brieva, Esteve, y Mariano Brandi, y corresponden a Godoy, duque de Alcudia –a quien va dirigida la obra–, Cristóbal Colón, el Infante de Portugal D. Henrique, Vasco de Gama, y Fernando de Magallanes. Palau, 55040; Sabin, 13179. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Africa nach Robert Vaugondy, Rennels und Sotzmanns Skizze des nördlichen Theils von Africa, nach den Geographischen Nachrichten..

      Nürnberg: Covens & Mortier, 1794. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Sheet measures 22.25" x 25" This unusual map of Africa compiles information from several cartographers, including Vaugondy, Rennell, Sotzmann, Sayer, and others. The entire continent is depicted in beautiful detail, reflecting the knowledge of the region during the time. The coastal regions, well explored at the time due to European interests, are well mapped compared to the interiors. Territories are color coded to reveal British, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Spanish and Danish interests. An inset in the top left details the Azores Islands. Several small kingdoms are noted, as are tribes. The southern African gold mining regions of Monomotapa (supposed location of King Solomon's mines) and Monoemugi are identified. The early form of Lake Malawi also appears. This map was published by Schneider & Weigel. The map is in good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold and some foxing. Original plate marks are visible. The Schneider & Weigel publishing house was founded in 1780 by Adam Gottlieb Schneider and Johann Christoph Weigel and continued to publish until the end of the 19th century. This is a beautiful example of their work.

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        The Thymbriad, (From Xenophon's Cyropoedia.)

      London: Sold by Leigh and Sotheby; T. Payne; and J. Robson, 1794 - 8vo, contemporary brown sprinkled calf skillfully rebacked, green morocco label, gilt decorations and lettering. ? A poem based on classical sources, mainly Xenophon, about the battle of Thymbra near Troy. Lady Sophia Burrell (1753-1802) was an interesting minor poet and dramatist who often used antiquity as a theme in her poems and plays. This is her third book. Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, page 46 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Politische Meinungen, oder über die Redensart: dieß mag zwar theoretisch wahr sein, ist aber in Praxi nicht anwendbar.

      o. O., o. Vlg., 1794. 86 S. kl.8°, Pappband d. Zeit Erste Buchausgabe. Ein Erstdruck erschien 1793 in \"Berlinische Monatsschrift\". - Zustand: Buchrücken mit 2 kl. Etiketten beschabt, Hinterdeckel mit kleiner Abriebstelle. Exlibris (Bibliothek des Staatsministers Freiherr von Berstett) u. Besitzvermerk im vord. Vorsatz. Innendeckel mit dünnen Einkerbungen. Seiten unterschiedlich gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig, zu Beginn u. am Ende mehr. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Erste Ausgabe / Erstausgabe / EA

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        Copie authentique de la nouvelle constitution de France.

      1794 - Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1794. 8:o. 48 pp. Contemporary blue marbled wrappers with cracked spine. Title and last page with minor spotting. Small inkstain in outer margin on pp. 21-24. Contemporary signature, Adlerwald, and signature of Gunnar Palme, dated 1907. Åhlén & Åhlén Censur och tryckfrihet 17.329. From page 25 follows a Swedish translation with a separate title-leaf and impressum with the text: "Den nya franska constitutionen, antagen af nationalconventet den 23 junii 1793". The brochure was withdrawn from circulation on June 13 1794 and four days later, printing of both the French and the United States constitution became forbidden in Sweden, and could not even be discussed in other texts. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A history of three of the judges of King Charles I : Major-General Whalley, Major-General Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell: who, at the Restoration, 1660, fled to America; and were secreted and concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for near thirty years.

      Hartford : Printed by Elisha Babcock 1794 - Octavo. [8], 357, [3] pp., frontis, 8 plates (some folding). Contemporary tree calf, red leather spine label. Wear to edges and worming to joints. Heavy foxing to text block and plates, toning. An account of the men who signed Charles I's regicidal death order, and their subsequent status as fugitives in the American colonies following his son's return to power. Plate seven is not present as in most copies, Evans suggests that none were printed. Refs: Evans 27743; Sabin 91742 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan de la ville de l'Ecluse et de l'attaque de cette place par les Français. [Netherlands, ca. 1800]. Manuscript fortification plan (54 x 49.5 cm) in ink on paper, with watercolour in green and red. With large panel at lower right with keys to important locations and the locations of the troops during the attack and title in large panel at the head. Scale ca. 1:9500. Signed "Vu Dejean".

      For Dejean: NBG XXIII, cols. 378-379. Interesting plan of the fortification of Sluis and the attack by the French Revolutionary Army between 3 and 25 August 1794. Signed for approval by Jean-François-Aimé Dejean (1794-1824), a French engineer and commander in the Army of the North, who in 1800 became Inspector-General of fortifications and in 1804 was appointed as Napoleon's Minister of Administration of War. On paper watermarked "J Honig & Zoonen" (Voorn 166).Three other Dutch fortification plans attributed to Dejean are located in Royal Library of Belgium.In very good condition.

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