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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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        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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        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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        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.

      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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        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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        THE REPERTORY OF ARTS & MANUFACTURES: CONSISTING OF ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS, SPECIFICATIONS OF PATENT INVENTIONS, & SELECTIONS OF USEFUL PRACTICAL PAPERS FROM THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETIES OF ALL NATIONS Eight Volumes (1794 - 1798)

      London: T. G. Wilkie. Very Good. 1794-1798. First Edition. Hardcover. Eight volumes rebound in light tan buckram cloth, maroon spine labels with gilt titles. Volume #1, 1794, 432pp with index 440pp. 25 plates and one fold out. Volume #2, 1795, 432pp with index 440, 24 plates. Some pages have a damp stain on bottom margin. Volume #3, 1795, 432pp with index 440pp, 23 plates. Copper plate #16 between pages 288-289 had been torn out. Volume #4, 1796, 432pp, 440pp with index. 23 plates and one fold out. Volume #5, 1796, 432pp. 440pp with index. 23 plates and one fold out. Volume 6, 1796, 432pp, 440pp with index. 21 plates. Plate #4 between pages 34 & 35 is half torn out. Volume #7, 1797, 432pp, 440pp with index. 21 plates and 3 fold outs. Volume #8, 1798, 432pp, 440 with index. 22 plates and 2 fold outs. Of the 182 copper plates called for in the 8 volumes, 180 are complete, one and a half are missing. Condition ranging from G+ to VG. A few lightly foxed pages, some damp staining and a few age toned pages. Fascinating look at latest in technology & industrial Arts. Technical; Copper plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3520 pages .

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        The Age of Reason. Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology

      New York: Printed by T. & J. Swords, for J. Fellows, 1794, 1794. One of several American editions published in 1794, priority not established, but the Boston Thomas Hall edition is often given the first spot. Evans 27460; ESTC W31698 records six locations (AAS, Boston Athenaeum, NYPL, LC, Penn, Yale); Gimbel, page 24. Some moderate foxing and stains; top margin of the title-page repaired; gutter of two leaves repaired, with loss to a few words, but not the sense; a good, sound copy.. 12mo, modern brown quarter calf, marbled paper boards, black leather label, gilt rules and lettering. Without the half-title and terminal advertisements. The first part of Thomas Paine's famous polemic on religion.

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        Kongl. maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts protocoller uti undersökningsmålet, angående förrädiska stämplingar, hwarföre åtskillige personer tiltalte och häcktade blifwit.

      - Stockholm, A. J. Nordström. 1794. 4:o. 276, 267-270, 281-338, 389-474, 425-488, 481-848 s. Genomgående med fläckar och lagerfläckar. Sammanbunden med: Utdrag af de hufwudsakeligaste handlingar, som lemna uplysning om det hos kongl. maj:ts och rikets höglofl. Swea hof-rätt anhängige hög-mål, rörande åtskillige personers förehafde stämplingar emot rikets antagne och beswurne regenring och styrelse, jemte en derpå grundan berättelse i målet, utgifne til underdånigste följe af kongl. mat:ts dess justitie-canszlers-embete derom gifne nådigste befallning. Stockholm, Johan A Carlbohm, 1794. 4:o. (24),+ 96. Lagerfläckig. Något nött samtida hfrbd, guldornerad rygg med beige titeletikett, röda snitt. Bring Rättegångshandlingar 758:1 och 758:7, normalvarianten. Setterwall 3352. En uppsjö av följdskrifter utkom i den uppmärksammande högmålsprocessen mot Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt och de andra utpekade kuppmakarna, däribland den stackars Magdalena Rudensköld. Bring räknar upp 24 stycken. Det första arbetet är huvudprotokollet. Det andra arbetet innehåller brevväxlingen mellan Armfelt, Magdalena Rudensköld och Johan Albrech Ehrenström samt Ehrenströms långa avbön, skriven ?i mitt Fängelse-rum på högwakten wid Kongl. Slottet i Stockholm? Den innehåller även Armfelts olika concept från Neapel, vilka uppsnappades av Piranesis agenter i Florens.

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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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        Geschichte der Crystallkunde

      Mit 10 (1 kolorierte) Kupfertafeln Papier der Zeit, mit Rsch., etwas berieben. Das Werk enthält eine Auflistung von bedeutenden Kristallographen mit Bewertung ihrer Arbeit. Carl Michael Marx (1794-1864) war Profesor der Physik und Chemie in Braunschweig.

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        An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the adjacent Coast of America

      Symonds, H. D., London 1794 - Size : 354x507 (mm), 13.875x20 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good; upper left margin extended; tear in the left side of the map (directly under the cartouche) professionally repaired

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        Mirabeau]. Archives Cottier, créancier de feu le comte Mirabeau.

      1794 ca 1794 - Ensemble 4 pièces manuscrites (11 x 18 cm). Correspondance manuscrite adressée à Mr Cottier, rue neuve Ste Catherine à Paris, créancier d'Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749-1791) : Les Directeurs de l'Union Mirabeau incertains (?) la succession de Mirabeau ne sera pas réglée comme celle des émigrés - vous préviennent de faire votre déclaration avant le quinze de ce mois et de produire vos titres originaux pour ne pas vous exposer à la déchéance. Paris le 6 thermidor 2e année. (24 juillet 1794). M. Mirabeau aîné devait, lors que fut ouverte son inventaire à M Cottier la valeur de 600 (?) Vous êtes prié le mardy 18 du courant cinq heures chez M. de Mant? l'assemblée des créanciers de feu Mr de Mirabeau qui ont vérifié et affirmé leur créance il s'agit d'arreter entre eux une première? Mignen conseil de le 14 sept. La succession Mirabeau fut organisée par son premier secrétaire et légataire J.-B.-F. de Comps nommé en tête de la pièce suivante : M. de Comps premier secrétaire de Mirabeau a l'honneur de prier Monsieur Cottier d'apporter ses titres de créance dans la succession Mirabeau Hôtel de Charost S. Honoré.

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        Gemeine giftige Pflanzen, zum Unterricht des Landvolks, vorzüglich der Schuljugend. Mit einem zweckmäßigen Anhange.Prague, Schönfeld, 1794. 4to. With an engraved illustration on the title-page and 12 full-page engraved botanical plates. The plates coloured by a contemporary hand. Slightly later half cloth.

      KVK (4 copies); not in Nissen, BBI; Pritzel; Stafleu & Cowan; Wellcome; etc. Very rare second edition of a practical and well-illustrated Geman-language handbook of common poisonous plants, including both green plants and mushrooms, intended especially for country school children. The descriptions of eleven sorts of green plant (with 9 plates) are followed by those of six sorts of mushroom (with 11 figures in 3 plates). The symptoms of the poisonings and in some case the antidotes or other treatments are also described. A thirteen-page appendix covers arsenic, rabies, instructions for saving people from drowning or suffocation (including carbon dioxide "poisoning"), accidents involving fermentation, and the reopening of disused wells. With some tiny tears repaired in one text leaf, a marginal stain in one leaf and somewhat browned. A rare practical handbook of poisonous plants, with the plates coloured by a contemporary hand.

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        Abreges Des Saintes Ecritures

      A Londres, 1794. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1794. 218 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards. French language text. Some internal hinge cracking and a loose bind. Owner's inscriptions to front endpapers.Pages are moderately tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Boards are moderately rub worn, with some noticeable shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Splits to spine hinge, With some marks to boards and spine.

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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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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

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

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        Die neuesten Arbeiten des Spartacus und Philo in dem Illuminaten-Orden jetzt zum erstenmal gedruckt, und zur Beherzigung bey gegenwärtigen Zeitläuften herausgegeben.

      (München, Strobl), 1794.. 7 Bl., 90, 200 S. - Angebunden: ders., Illuminatus Dirigens, oder Schottischer Ritter. Ein Pendant zu der nicht unwichtigen Schrift: Die neuesten Arbeiten des Spartacus. (Frankfurt, Hermann), 1794. Mit gestoch. Falttafel (Geheimschrift-Alphabet). 77 S. Pappband d. Zt. I. : Vgl. Wolfstieg 42956; Nach Kloss 3270 ist die vorliegende, mit der Imprimatur München, 18. Dez. 1793 (München, Strobl), die Erstausgabe. Es erschien allerdings auch eine Auflage mit Druckjahr 1793 und eine weitere 1794 (Frankfurt, Hermann). - Nach der Trennung von Knigge und Weishaupt wird das von Knigge entworfene neue Ritual für die Illuminaten veröffentlicht und dargestellt. Trotz Verbotes nahmen Wirkung und politischer Einfluss des Ordens zu. Die Veröffentlichung dieses Bandes sollte den Orden bekämpfen; Grolmann behauptet sogar, das die Illuminaten erheblichen Anteil am Ausbruch der Französischen Revolution hatten. Das Buch enthält auch wertvolle Informationen über die Auseinandersetzung mit den Berliner Aufklärern um Nicolai, besonders über das Thema der sog. "Proselytenmacherei". Der 2. Teil enthält eine "Kritische Geschichte der Illuminaten-Grade". "Spartacus" war der Name des Ordensstifters Adam Weishaupt, "Philo" das Pseudonym des Freiherrn von Knigge. - II. Wolfstieg 42957; Kloß 3271. - Enthält einen von Knigge verfassten "Revers". - Druck mit der in München erschienen Ausgabe seitengleich, das Geheimschrift-Alphabet jetzt jedoch nicht typographisch, sondern gestochen. - - - Mit Exlibris des bekannten Freimaurers F. G. Irwin (1828–1892; seit 1857 Mitglied in der Gibraltar Lodge no325, später Mitglied mehrerer Rosenkreuzer-Vereinigungen in Großbritannien). - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Berieben. Wenig braunfleckig.

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        La calligrafia storico-critico-teoretico-pratica

      Siracusa: Nelle Regie stampe del Pulejo, Impressore del Vescovo, 1794. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. [19.5 x 14.5 cm], (4) ff. 192 pp., 4 pp., 3 plates. Final 4 pages before the plates, titled Saggio dell' Effemeridi di Napoli sopra il libro della Calligrafia. are dated 1797. Bound in contemporary patterned paper wrappers. Pale waterstaining to cover, title and preliminary pages, minor worming in bottom gutter of second half. Otherwise a fresh, clean copy. Very rare first and sole edition of this book on the history and practice of writing, including three plates illustrating a full upper and lower case script as well as the individual components and correct proportions of each letter. Capodieci not only instructs the reader how to make, space, and join letters, but also provides a rather whimsical history of writing, a chapter on tachygraphy and other forms of shorthand, an overview of proposals for a universal language, and a discussion of the many uses of writing, including forgery. He also includes chapters on the tools of modern writing-quills, ink, inkwells, and paper-and a history of writing implements beginning with stone inscription and wax tablets. In addition to instructions and information, the work is replete with practical advice-and colorful opinions. If your ink bleeds through the paper, Capodieci advises, rub the paper with gum powder placed in a piece of cloth, use thicker ink, and find a quill with a thinner tip. His descriptions of other nations and periods, however, is rather more contentious. "The art of uniting letters to form words. is a secret unknown to the Chinese," he notes, adding, "and the source of and reason for their ignorance is that they spend their whole lives learning to write" (!) That said, La Calligrafia is in fact a learned work, with discussions of a very broad range of cultures and writing systems, and informed references to the likes of Locke, Leibnitz, and Kircher, as well as important but lesser known figures such as John Wilkins in the field of linguistic philosophy and Thomas Shelton in the field of tachygraphy. Capodieci wrote a number of titles on local history, all published in Siracuse or Messina. OCLC lists Newberry, Washington U. ICCU lists two copies in Ascoli, both evidently without the plates. * ICCU IT\ICCU\FOGE\020833; not in Mirra.

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