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        AUTHENTICK MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND CONDUCT OF HER GRACE, SARAH, LATE DUTCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH

      R.WALKER, 1794. INGLESE 0,22 Pagine leggermente e naturalmente brunite da fattore tempo e con presenza di sporadica fioritura, litografie fuori testo ed a tutta pagina, con testatina, finalino e capolettera miniati, rilegatura in tutta pelle marrone, con abrasioni, spellature, usura alle punte e tagli lungo i morsi USATO

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

      Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, London 1794 - First edition, with half-titles. [iv], viii, 423, [1]; [iv], 416 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. "An ambitious work, recalling in its preface her own Welsh origins, it specifically addressed itself to those who, like her husband, found English taxing . Its discriminating definitions and characteristic excursions offer real insights into an eighteenth-century mind, and the kind of entertainment wholly absent from a dictionary of synonyms" (ODNB). Dr. Johnson gets frequent mention, and his poem on the coming of age of Sir John Lade is printed complete for the first time on pp. 359-60. Rothschild 1552; Alston, III, 524; Fleeman, 94.4PBS/1a; Hazen 3254; Courtney 173 Bound in full mottled contemporary calf. Re-hinged and re-backed, preserving most of original spine. Small piece from margin of pp 257-8 and larger piece from pp. 301-2, vol. I, not affecting text. Sporadic foxing, heavy on last few leaves. Bookplate [iv], viii, 423, [1]; [iv], 416 pp. 2 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New Map of the Empire of Persia from Monsr dAnville

      Double-page engraved map, 505 x 570 mm, in fine original wash colour. Narrow upper and lower borders. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1st May,

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        The Duenna: A Comic Opera in Three Acts

      T.N. Longman, London 1794 - First edition, first issue. [ii], [2], [9]-78 pp., no half-title as issued. 8vo. The first authorized edition of the dialogue and libretto of Sheridan's immensely popular opera The Duenna. It was first performed at Covent Garden on 21 November 1775 to a score by Sheridan's father-in-law, Thomas Linley, Sr. Following the premier the libretto was published in various slip-song and collected editions. Corrupted versions of the text were pirated in at least two Dublin editions prior to this first authorized edition.This copy with p. 59 misnumbered "5" and the price ("Eighteen Pence") on the title-page, which points ESTC, following Yale, denotes as indicating a first issue. Ashley V, p. 155; ESTC T757; Williams, pp. 229-30 [ii], [2], [9]-78 pp., no half-title as issued. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Hob XV: 18-20] Trois grand trios pour le clavecin ou piano forte avec l`accompagnement de violon & violoncelle. Oeuvre XXVI

      Berlin-Amsterdam : Hummel, PN 863, [1794]. - Stimmen. 31, 7, 7 S. 2 Titel: Titel Cellostimme leicht fleckig, Titel Klavierstimme mit gr. Einriss, unterklebt. Frühe holländische Ausgabe, im selben Jahr als die Erstausgabe (Artaria) erschienen). Mit hübscher Titelverzierung. RISM H/HH 3716.Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration

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        Victoire signalée remportée sur les Français

      Du Bureau de l'Amirauté le 10 Juin. Folio. 3, [1], pp. Unbound and untrimmed as issued. [London?,

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

      Stockholm, tryckte hos A. J. Nordström, 1794. 4:o. 276, 267-270, 281-336, (3), 390-474, 425-848 s. Bunden med: Kongl. maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts utslag, uti det derstädes til ransakning och omedelbart afdömande förekomne högmål, angående förräderi och wådelige stämplingar emot konungen och riket; hwarföre åtskillige personer tiltalde och : häktade blifwit. Gifwet och afsagdt i Stockholm den 30 julii 1794. Stockholm. Tryckt hos Anders Jacobsson Norström, 1794. 4:o. 80 s. Bunden med: Register öfwer Kongl. Maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts protocoller uti undersöknings målet, angående förrädiske stämplingar, hwarföre åtskillige personer bifwit tiltalte, häcktade och dömde. Stockholm, Tryckt hos Anders Jacobsson Nordström, 1795. 4:o. 22 s. Samtida halvskinnband i kalv. Rygg med röd och grön titeletikett i skinn samt sparsam gulddekor. Rödfärgade snitt. Främre försättsblad saknas. Repa på främre pärm där pärmpapper saknas 8 x 60 mm. Brunfläck på sidan 335/336 och 519/520. Första 8 sidorna i den första följdskriften med fuktrand i övre marginalen. Namnteckning J. Lagerheim samt exlibris Adam Lewenhaupt på främre pärms spegel. Nutida tillskrift på titelbladets baksida "lagman Jöran Schröderheim sid 178". 21,5 x 17 cm. Setterwall 3352.

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        Third Congress of the United States: At the first session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. An Act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States

      [Philadelphia]: [Printed by Childs and Swaine], 1794. First edition. Broadsheet. A very good copy, sharp impressions, minor browning at edges, a few old marginal stitch marks, nick to one corner, small inked numerals at upper margin, probably from prior collation.. 1 sheet ([2] pp.). Approved-May the ninth, 1794 and signed in type: "Go: Washington, President of the United States;" also signed in type, "John Adams, Vice-President," and "Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House." "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized to require of the executives of the several states, to take effectual measures, as soon as may be, to organize, arm and equip, according to law, and hold in readiness to march at a moment's warning, the following proportions, respectively, of eighty thousand effective militia, officers included, to wit:" Thus begins the first section of the act (with a long list of the numerical quotas for troops from each state) for a force capable to quelling a growing rebellion threatening the power of the Federal government. Burdened by Revolutionary War debt assumed from the states to achieve ratification of the Constitution, the Federal government needed revenue, and Alexander Hamilton pushed for a excise tax on whiskey production. It did not go over well. Western farmers saw the tax as an abuse of Federal authority. In 1792, George Washington issued a proclamation against resistance to law, but to little avail. As violence against tax collectors increased, it was soon obvious stronger measures were needed against this first real rebellion to Federal authority, and thus this act was passed to prepare for its suppression should conditions warrant the use of force. In his circular of the 19th of June to the Governors, enclosing a copy of the law, Secretary of War, Henry Knox wrote with Washington's approval: "It is the earnest desire of the President that your Excellency would immediately take the most effectual means that the whole of the militia of Pennsylvania not comprised within the foregoing requisition, be armed and equipped according to law. The people of the United States encreasing rapidly in wealth, population, and importance among the nations, ought not to indulge the expectation of being exempt from those agitations and dangers, which seem inseparable from the human character. But it is our highest duty that we should be in a perfect condition to preserve and defend oureselves against every injury to which we may be liable as a nation. The President therefore hopes for a prompt and universal compliance with the law, as a measure upon which, under the protection of Heaven, our freedom and security may depend." Three months later, a militia force of 12,950 men led by Washington, headed to western Pennsylvania and the rebellion collapsed. There are two issues of this act: Evans 27852 and Shipton & Mooney 47286, the former 2 pages and the latter 1 page, both with few institutional holdings. OCLC show three locations of this edition of two pages: American Antiquarian Society, John Carter Brown Library, and Library Company of Philadelphia, but there is also one at the Library of Congress, which also holds the one page issue, found at two further libraries: Rutgers and Historical Society of Pennsylvania (at LCP). Evans 27852. ESTC W14568. NAIP w014568.

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        Lettere sui primi libri a stampa di alcune Città e Terre dell'Italia superiore, parte sinora sconosciuti, parte nuovamente illustrati.

      nella stamperia di Carlo Palese, Venezia 1794 - 2 parti in 1 volume iin-4 (270x200 mm.), con numerazione continua di pp. CXXXII, legatura originale in cartonato rustico. Piccola etichetta di libreria antiquaria applicata al contropiatto. Perfetto esemplare impresso nitidamente su carta forte, freschissimo e a margini massimi. Prima edizione di opera divisa in due sezioni, o ''Lettere'' (amendue con proprio frontespizio) la prima delle quali riguarda la tipografia genovese ("Lettera prima. Monumenti della Tipografia Genovese nel secolo XV"), la seconda quella pavese e bresciana ("Lettera seconda. Primi Monumenti della Pavese e Bresciana Tipografia nuovamente scoperti"). Bibliografia: Bonamici p. 27: "Non comune. Trovansi in quest'opera ottime notizie di edizioni fatte in Brescia, in Genova, in Milano ed altrove, che erano o ignote o mal conosciute". Bigmore & Wyman I-70. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zahlenlehre der Natur, oder: Die Natur zählt und spricht; Was sind ihre Zahlen? Was sind ihre Worte? Ein Schlüssel zu den Hieroglyphen der Natur. Erstausg.

      Leipzig, in Kommission bey Herrn G. E. Beer, 1794. - 10 Bll., 410 S., mit gest. Frontispiz u. Titelkupfer, 1 Vignette u. Textfig., 8°, Pappband d. Zt. mit Papierrückenschildern Brüning 5536; Faivre 74; Kloss 3914. - Das Frontispiz zeigt "Die Welt - im Raume der Schöpfung . von den Strahlen der Sonne in 10 Theile abgetheilt - als die 10 Zahlen des Universums"; das Titelkupfer einen Esel, ein Schwein u. einen Affen vor einem Regenbogen. Unter dem Titel "Probaseologie, oder praktischer Theil der Zahlenlehre der Natur" erschien 1795 in Leipzig noch ein weiterer selbstständiger Band zur "Zahlenlehre". - Karl von Eckartshausen (auch Carl v. Eckhartshausen; 1752-1803), illegitimer Sohn des Grafen Karl von Haimhausen. Er wurde 1776 Hofrat, 1777 Mitglied der Bayerischen Akademie u. war 1780-1793 Bücherzensurrat. In dieser Zeit hatte er sich dem Orden der Illuminaten angeschlossen, später Kenner u. Vertreter rosenkreuzerischen Ideengutes. In seinen zahlreichen Publikationen suchte er anfangs der Aufklärung u. der Verschmelzung von Religion u. Wissenschaft zu dienen, während er später religiöse, mystische u. alchemistische Schriften veröffentlichte. - Leicht bestossen u. berieben; ausgeschiedenes u. gestempeltes (Titel u. eine Folgeseite) Bibliotheksexpl.; tlw. leicht braunfleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historiarum libri qui supersunt omnes ex recensione Arn. Drakenborchii.

      London, M. Ritchie & J. Sammels, 1794, otto volumi in-4to legature coeve in piena pelle (alcune lievi spellature) con impressioni a secco ai piatti, fregi e titoli dorati ai dorsi, tagli marmorizzati, pp. XLVI-(2)-420 + 423 + 460 +451 + 442 + 430 + 487 + (circa 500 pagine, non numerate all'ottavo volume) con un ritratto inciso in antiporta del primo volume.

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        An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises [with] Copies of Opinions Ascribed to Eminent Council [etc.]. The Fifth Edition, with Notes and Comments, By John Joseph Powell, Esq; Barrister at Law [etc.]. Two Volumes [Complete]

      The rare, final Irish edition of a truly modern legal treatise, a "classic [written by] one of the great real property lawyers of [the 18th] century", in Holdsworth's words; one copy of volume one in the British Isles in ESTC, none of volume two. Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed and scraped, but sound, light browning and foxing; Thomas Settle's copy with his ownership signatures and bookstickers. [1] H. Watt [2] John Exshaw and John Rice, Dublin, 1794-1796.

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

      - Stockholm, tryckte hos A. J. Nordström, 1794. 4:o. 276, 267-270, 281-336, (3), 390-474, 425-848 s. Bunden med: Kongl. maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts utslag, uti det derstädes til ransakning och omedelbart afdömande förekomne högmål, angående förräderi och wådelige stämplingar emot konungen och riket; hwarföre åtskillige personer tiltalde och : häktade blifwit. Gifwet och afsagdt i Stockholm den 30 julii 1794. Stockholm. Tryckt hos Anders Jacobsson Norström, 1794. 4:o. 80 s. Bunden med: Register öfwer Kongl. Maj:ts och rikets Swea hof-rätts protocoller uti undersöknings målet, angående förrädiske stämplingar, hwarföre åtskillige personer bifwit tiltalte, häcktade och dömde. Stockholm, Tryckt hos Anders Jacobsson Nordström, 1795. 4:o. 22 s. Samtida halvskinnband i kalv. Rygg med röd och grön titeletikett i skinn samt sparsam gulddekor. Rödfärgade snitt. Främre försättsblad saknas. Repa på främre pärm där pärmpapper saknas 8 x 60 mm. Brunfläck på sidan 335/336 och 519/520. Första 8 sidorna i den första följdskriften med fuktrand i övre marginalen. Namnteckning J. Lagerheim samt exlibris Adam Lewenhaupt på främre pärms spegel. Nutida tillskrift på titelbladets baksida "lagman Jöran Schröderheim sid 178". 21,5 x 17 cm. *Setterwall 3352. [#\131383]

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        System der Freymaurer-Loge Wahrheit und Einigkeit zu drey gekrönten Säulen in P***. Philadelphia, 1594 (d.i. Prag, Schönfeld, 1794). 2 Bll., 434 S. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette. Schlichter Interims-Pp. d. Zt. (angestaubt, berieben).

      1794 - Wolfstieg 33875; Holzmann/Boh. VII, 9848.- Erste Ausgabe.- 'Höchst selten. Gesetzbuch der Loge, deren Grundlage das Zinnendorfsche System bildet. Ritual für die drei Johannisgrade, Annalen der Loge von 1783 bis 1790, zugest. von O. Reilly. Beigefügt ist eine Rede über die Verbindung der Künste und Wissenschaften mit der Mrei .' (Wolfstieg).- Teils unbeschnitten.- Titel mit altem Namensstempel.- > Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tabuale Anatomicae quas ad illustrandum humani corporis fabricam. Collegit et curavit Iustus Christianus Loder. (Atlas Band)

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie Comptoir, (1794)-1803, Folio, 182 (plus 12 Doppeltafeln 32 gefässcolor.) Kupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit Rücken erneuert, Deckel frisch bezogen etwas Fingerfleckig sehr gutes Exemplar. ERSTE AUSGABE!Justus Christian von Loder's (1753-1832) Hauptwerk. Erstklassige Kupferstecher wie J.A. Roux, J.C. Bock, J.B. Hössel, F. Kaiser, J.F. Schrötter schufen die insgesamt 1431 Darstellungen auf den ca. 200 Kupfertafeln. Loders Ziel war es "für alle Fächer der menschlichen Anatomie, die damals besten Abbildungen in ein Werk zu vereinigen, sowie nach eigenen Präparaten diese zu ergänzen, von den 1431 Figuren sind 1122 Copieen und 309 nach Präparaten gefertigte Originalzeichnungen.." Choulant widmet dem Loder'schen Sammelwerk 2 Seiten in seiner Geschichte der anatomischen Abbildungen. Dort finden sich auch Hinweise über die Künstler und die von Loder benutzten Vorlagen. Loder war Professor in Jena, Sachsen-Weimarscher Leibarzt und Geheimrat. Nach der Einnahme durch Napoleon ging er nach Königsberg, später nach St. Petersburg und Moskau.First Edition of this magnificent atlas, really a pictorial encyclopedia of all the best anatomical depictions up to the time of Loder. Many of the anatomical discoveries of the late 18th and early 19th century were collected. Loders object was the compilation in one work of all the best representations then known in the different branches of anatomy, supplemented by representations of original preparations. In many plates the vascular system is represented in color. Loder held professorship in Jena, Halle, and the University of Moscow."Two text- and two plate volumes. Weimar: Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, (1794)-1803. Large folio. Text vol. I: [14], 51 [1] [2], 22 78 [2], 74, 21-42 pp., text vol. II: [4], 112, (2) pp.113-162 64, [2], 24 162 [48] pp. Plate vol. I: 96 engraved plates (I to XC, including 6 outline plates) plate vol. II: 97 engraved plates (XCI to CLXXXII, including 8 folding, 5 outline, and 30 hand colored). In total 193 partly colored engraved plates. Contemporary half leather minimal spotting fine copy!Unique edition dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. Remarkable encyclopedic compilation of the anatomical knowledge of the eighteenth century adding recent discoveries at the dawn of the nineteenth century which have been combined into an atlas containing 182 engraved plates, numbered from I to XIC and XIIC to CLXXXII. Some have the cardiovascular system finished in colors. The work was published in six deliveries over several years. Complete copies are very rares. Loder was Chair of Anatomy in Jena, Halle and at the University of Moscow.Wellcome IIIp. 535 Heirs of Hippocrates, 696 Choulant-Frank, p.151f Wellcome III, p. 535 Goldschmid, p.81 Heirs of Hippocrates 696 (latin ed.).

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        Experimental Enquiry Concerning the Natural Powers of Wind and Water to Turn Mills and Other Machines Depending on a Circular Motion. And an Experimental Examination of the Quantity and Proportion of Mechanic Power Necessary to be employed in giving different degrees of Velocity to Heavy Bodies from a State of Rest. Also New Fundamental Experiments upon the Collision of Bodies. With Five Plates of Machines.

      London: Printed for I. and J. Taylor, 1794.. FIRST EDITION in book form. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.[2] iv; 110 [2]. With five folding copper-engraved plates at rear, and two folding tables. In recent red half calf with two raised bands, gilt titles to spine and red cloth boards. Mark to verso of title page where a label has been removed. Spotting to final plate. Spine lightly sunned; some minor handling to binding. Very good overall. The complete text of papers given at the Royal Society in 1759, 1776 and 1782, originally published in contemporary journals and here reproduced together in book form for the first time. Smeaton is considered the father of modern Civil Engineering and is noted for the construction of numerous Lighthouses, Water Mills, Bridges, Piers and Canals.

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        Einleitung zum Civil-Proceß, darinnen, wie sich der Kläger bey Anstellung und Fortsetzung der Klage, der Beklagte bey seiner rechtmäßigen Verantwortung. zu verhalten habe. angebunden ders.: Einleitung zum Concurs-Prozeß, darinnen wie sich die Gläubiger bey der Liquidation und escheinigung ihrer Forderungen, der Schuldner, oder Curator bonorum.; angebunden ders.: Einleitung zum Lehns-Prozeß, darinnen von dem ordentlichen Lehn-Richter und denen annoch heut zu Tagew an vielen Orten in Teutschland gebräuchlichen paribus curiae.zum Anhange beigefüget Der Richtsteig über das Sächsische Land und Lehn-Recht

      Halle, Verlegung des Waisenhauses., 1794, 1740; 1790. - Gestochenes Porträt-Frontispiz, Titelbaltt in rot/schwarz gedruckt, zusammen ca. 1.100 S. Erste Einleitung in den Civil Prozeß in deutscher Sprache, mit Anhängen zum Konkurs- und Lehensrecht. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 4° Ganzlederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und reichlicher Verzierung (etwas beschabt). 3 Bände in einem Band. 11., 9. und 7. Auflage.

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        Plutarch's Lives

      London: Printed for C. Bathurst, C. Nourse, T. Carnan [& 13 others in London],, 1794. Translated from the Original Greek: With Notes Critical and Historical, and a New Life of Plutarch. 6 volumes, duodecimo (179 x 108 mm). Contemporary full tree calf, spines gilt ruled in compartments, red and blue labels, silk page markers. Engraved frontispieces. Bookplates to front pastedowns vols. 1-3; 5-6. Covers and extremities worn, loss to joint ends, toning and foxing to text blocks, loss to headcap vol. 1, rear joint vol. 4 starting. A very good set. Plutarch's biographical works recounted the lives of notable Greek and Roman figures including Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. The Langhorne edition of Plutarch's Lives, first published in 1770, was the first scholar's translation of Plutarch's Lives from the original Greek into English.

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        Plutarch's Lives. Translated from the Original Greek: With Notes Critical and Historical, and a New Life of Plutarch.

      London: Printed for C. Bathurst, C. Nourse, T. Carnan [& 13 others in London], 1794 - 6 volumes, duodecimo (179 x 108 mm). Contemporary full tree calf, spines gilt ruled in compartments, red and blue labels, silk page markers. Bookplates to front pastedowns vols. 1-3; 5-6. Covers and extremities worn, loss to joint ends, toning and foxing to text blocks, loss to headcap vol. 1, rear joint vol. 4 starting. A very good set. Engraved frontispieces. Plutarch's biographical works recounted the lives of notable Greek and Roman figures including Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. The Langhorne edition of Plutarch's Lives, first published in 1770, was the first scholar's translation of Plutarch's Lives from the original Greek into English.

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        Engravings, Explaining the Anatomy of the Bones, Muscles, and Joints.

      Printed by John Paterson, Edinburgh 1794 - 4to (260 x 206 mm). [8], xxii, [2], 1-38, 38*, 38*, 39-108, 109*, [1], 109-191 [1] pp., including typographical title, additional engraved title, errata leaf, and 32 etched or engraved plates (including 4 duplicates in outline, 1 folding), and 2 engravings in text. 20th century three-quarter calf and marbled paper over original boards, spine with gilt decoration and gilt-lettered morocco label, original endpapers preserved. Some durst soiling to both title-pages and some plates, little browning of text, closed tear at top margin of leaf P4. Provenance: Blind-stamped monogram "SSTCS" to lower board. Collated complete. ---- Heirs of Hippocrates 1187; Russell, British Anatomy 60; Wellcome II, p.137. - FIRST EDITION. Encouraged by an artistic mother, John Bell had received early training in drawing. He was one of the first to apply anatomical teachings to surgery. From 1786-1799 he was Scotland's premier teacher of surgical anatomy, and his anatomical writings and illustrations were geared to the needs of the operative surgeon. Bell's atlas of the bones, muscles, and joints, illustrated mostly with his own engravings and etchings after his own paintings, represented a new, more realistic and less idealized style of anatomical illustration. Bell's illustrations are some of the most striking in the entire literature, although not to everyone's taste: "Certainly they have the immediacy of drawings made in the dissecting rooms of late Georgian Edinburgh. Some are quite gruesome and even perverted . In their context they are admirable."(Roberts & Tomlinson, p. 491). - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Significant bound collection of Acts of Congress between 1794 and 1795

      1794-1795. Book: Acts Passed at the Third Congress of America, begun and held at Philadelphia [January 1794 - March 1795], Philadelphia: printed by Francis Childs: 1795, octavo, 260pp, contemporary boards, manuscript title on cover. An important collection of Acts which includes the establishment of a naval force, a system of post offices and post roads, a neutrality law, a law prohibiting any United States citizen from engaging in the slave trade, treaties with Indian tribes, including the Cherokees, Oneidas, and Six Nations, and a resolution calling for the passage of the Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution. The third Congress of the United States met from late 1793 to early 1795, thus the two sessions of the Third Congress, both of whose acts are published in this volume, took place during the first half of George Washington's second term as President. With the House of Representatives led by its Speaker, Frederick Muhlenberg, and the Senate presided over by Vice President John Adams, this was still very much a congress of Revolutionary War veterans. The first act in this volume changes the United States flag to include 15 stars and 15 stripes (the number of stripes would soon be brought back to 13). Another act authorizes the President to move Congress's venue whenever he deems it hazardous to meet at the usual locale. Yet another modifies the uniform rule of naturalization, specifying the new conditions by which <I>"any alien, being a free white person, may be admitted to become a citizen of the United States."</I>. Front cover and endpaper detached but present, head and foot of backstrip chipped.

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        Engravings, Explaining the Anatomy of the Bones, Muscles, and Joints.

      Edinburgh: Printed by John Paterson, 1794. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (260 x 206 mm). [8], xxii, [2], 1-38, 38*, 38*, 39-108, 109*, [1], 109-191 [1] pp., including typographical title, additional engraved title, errata leaf, and 32 etched or engraved plates (including 4 duplicates in outline, 1 folding), and 2 engravings in text. 20th century three-quarter calf and marbled paper over original boards, spine with gilt decoration and gilt-lettered morocco label, original endpapers preserved. Some durst soiling to both title-pages and some plates, little browning of text, closed tear at top margin of leaf P4. Provenance: Blind-stamped monogram "SSTCS" to lower board. Collated complete. ----Heirs of Hippocrates 1187; Russell, British Anatomy 60; Wellcome II, p.137. - FIRST EDITION. Encouraged by an artistic mother, John Bell had received early training in drawing. He was one of the first to apply anatomical teachings to surgery. From 1786-1799 he was Scotland's premier teacher of surgical anatomy, and his anatomical writings and illustrations were geared to the needs of the operative surgeon. Bell's atlas of the bones, muscles, and joints, illustrated mostly with his own engravings and etchings after his own paintings, represented a new, more realistic and less idealized style of anatomical illustration. Bell's illustrations are some of the most striking in the entire literature, although not to everyone's taste: "Certainly they have the immediacy of drawings made in the dissecting rooms of late Georgian Edinburgh. Some are quite gruesome and even perverted ... In their context they are admirable..."(Roberts & Tomlinson, p. 491). - Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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        WEBSTER'S CALENDAR: or, The Albany Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord 1795

      [Albany]: Printed by Charles R. and George Webster, 1794. 1st printing thus (Drake 6033; Evans 27175). Period brown full calf binding. Joints split, with much extremity wear & front board nearly detached. Black leather owner label to front board, "S. A. Coffin." Binding: Fair to Good. Paper age-toned, with general wearl. A Good copy.. Unpaginated, though 36 pages. 12mo. OCLC records three holdings: NYHS, AAS, & the Library Company. A sammelband of 12 almanacks, Tavistock Books' Inventory IDs 44639 - 44648; price is for the entire volume of 12 publications [2 not identified, lacking title leaf].

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        The Ship Builder's Assistant, or Marine Architecture: (Revised and Improved) Containing I.              The Method of Extracting the Square and Cube Roots, Geometry and Mensuration; wherein all the Rules Necessary for Measuring Plank, Timber, and Finding the Tunnage of Ships, are Laid down in a very Plain and Conspicuous Manner; and Illustrated by Proper Examples. II.        Observations on the Nature and Value of Timber; with a New Method of Procuring it in the Necessary Forms for Ship Building. III.  The Method of Drawing the Plans of Ships, and Moulding their Timbers; together with all the Practical Rules Necessary to the Observed in Building the Hulls of all Sorts of Ships. To which is added, the Scantling or Mensuration of Ships Tim

      London: Mount and Davidson.   1794 - London: Mount and Davidson, 1794. 5th or 6th Edition, full leather binding. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Good. viii 152pp, 10 folding engraved plates (some tears to the page joins, some repaired/partially repaired edges to the plates - see photos), several of the plates are stained at the edges, impacting the image (see photographs). Modern full speckled calf boards in good condition, new endpapers, some spotting and browning, ownership inscription (Robert Butler, New Shoreham, Sussex) on front free endpaper, small 4to (21x17cm). Nice copy of this scarce volume. Condition Report Externally Spine &#150; very good condition &#150; nicely decorated in blind, gilt with red title label. Joints &#150; very good condition. Corners &#150; very good condition. Boards &#150; very good condition &#150; worn with some marks, double gilt line. Page edges &#150; good condition &#150; some folding plates standing proud. See above and photos. Internally Hinges &#150; very good condition. Paste downs &#150; very good condition &#150; marbled. End papers &#150; very good condition &#150; marbled. Title &#150; very good condition &#150; minor foxing. Pages &#150; good condition &#150; minor foxing, generally clean, some repairs and unrepaired tears to the folding plates, but all complete - see photos. Binding &#150; very good condition &#150; solid and attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1794 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Master Print-PORTRAIT-LUCIUS JUNIUS BRUTUS-Alix-1794

      - Antique print, untitled. It shows: a portrait of Lucius Junius Brutus. Mezzotint and roulette, pinted from four plates in colours, on wove paper. Description: Proof impression before the engraved title. State: I (2). Ref: I.F.F. nr. 50, Portalis & Beraldi 39. Artists and Engravers: Made by P. M. Alix after own design. Pierre Michel Alix (1762-1817) was active in colourprinting in Paris, as were several other printers, like Janinet. Alix specialized in portraiture, producing portraits of several different political regimes. Condition: Very good, no margins. Some surface soiling and old folds. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: R2-140 LA The overall size is ca. 11.7 x 15.8 inch. The image size is ca. 11.7 x 15.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 29.8 x 40.2 cm. The image size is ca. 29.8 x 40.2 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Significant bound collection of Acts of Congress between 1794 and 1795

      , 1794-1795. 1794-1795. Book: Acts Passed at the Third Congress of America, begun and held at Philadelphia [January 1794 - March 1795], Philadelphia: printed by Francis Childs: 1795, octavo, 260pp, contemporary boards, manuscript title on cover. An important collection of Acts which includes the establishment of a naval force, a system of post offices and post roads, a neutrality law, a law prohibiting any United States citizen from engaging in the slave trade, treaties with Indian tribes, including the Cherokees, Oneidas, and Six Nations, and a resolution calling for the passage of the Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution. The third Congress of the United States met from late 1793 to early 1795, thus the two sessions of the Third Congress, both of whose acts are published in this volume, took place during the first half of George Washington's second term as President. With the House of Representatives led by its Speaker, Frederick Muhlenberg, and the Senate presided over by Vice President John Adams, this was still very much a congress of Revolutionary War veterans. The first act in this volume changes the United States flag to include 15 stars and 15 stripes (the number of stripes would soon be brought back to 13). Another act authorizes the President to move Congress's venue whenever he deems it hazardous to meet at the usual locale. Yet another modifies the uniform rule of naturalization, specifying the new conditions by which "any alien, being a free white person, may be admitted to become a citizen of the United States.". Front cover and endpaper detached but present, head and foot of backstrip chipped.

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        Aristotle's Masterpiece, Compleated In Two Parts

      n.p., NP 1794 - 16mo. 132pp. Period brown leather boards. Illustrated frontispiece. The publication is an fascinating English language interpretation based on Aristotle's work in the field of reproductive medicine, by the English doctor William Salmon. The book contains two parts in one volume. The full text of the title page describes the contents of the publication in detail: "Part first contains, the secrets of generation, in all the parts thereof: treating, of the benefit of marriage, and the prejudice of unequal matches: -- signs of insufficiency in men or women: -- of the infusion of the soul: -- of the likeness of children to parents: -- of monstrous births -- the cause and cure of the monthly-courses: -- of virginity: -- directions and cautions for midwives: --o f the organs of generation in women, and the fabric of the womb: -- the use and action of the genitals: -- signs of conception, and whether a male or female; with a word of advice to both sexes, in the act of copulation. And the pictures of several monstrous births, &c. The second part being a private looking-glass for the female sex. Treating of the various maladies of the womb, and all other distempers incident to women of all ages; with proper remedies for the cure of each: The whole being more correct than any thing of this kind hitherto published."Thus the book deals with the areas of medicine known today as gynecology, obstetrics, urology and sexual health. Given the size of the book, it seems to have been meant as a handbook for physicians of the day. The front of the book contains a rhyming poetic introduction by William Salmon, with a small illustrated portrait above. The book contains a few additional woodblock illustrations and diagrams. This is a later American printing of this title, originally from 1697.Binding with significant rubbing, cracking, chipping and smudges. to the boards, including the head and tail of the spine. Starting at the interior front cover, with loosening of the front hinge of the binding. Water stains and small wormholes to the front free endpaper. Creasing and tearing to the top right corner of the first 6 pages, including the title page, with some minor loss of text. Pages throughout sunned, and with occasional sporadic small holes, smudges, tears and/or creases along the edges. Smudges to the title page of the second part of the publication. Binding in fair, interior in overall good- condition. Scarce. * William Salmon (1644-1713) was English empiric doctor and author of medical texts. Bristol, R.P. Supplement to Charles Evans' American bibliography B8574 Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800: 46965 National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Early American medical imprints: 62-OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cary's New Map of England and Wales with Part of Scotland

      J. Cary, UK 1794 - Maps followed by 88 page index. On inside front pasteown is written: This copy of Cary's Atlas was formerly in the Libarary of Sir Robert Peel, Prime Minister of England. Previous owner's book plate also on front pastedown. Bound in brown boards that have a few marks, a hint of wear to corners and a slightly sunned spine. Age tanning to page edges. Browning to early pages. Four maps have routes neatly coloured in and on one page towns added in ink in margin. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Whole Duty of Woman . . . By a Lady. Written at the Desire of a Noble Lord

      Exeter, [N.H.]: Printed and Sold by Stearns & Winslow, 1794 - Small 8vo, contemporary plain brown wrappers, stitched, 56 pages. An immensley popular courtesty book for women, both in England where it was first published in 1753 and in America, where it saw more than 15 editions in eight cities between 1761 and 1798. William Kenrick (1725?-1779) was a prolific author, journalist and playwright who was legendary for his literary quarrels. His mild-mannered Whole Duty of Woman, published early in his career, was generally out of character with his later satirical works. This copy has an appealing American provenance: on the front free endpaper is the contemporary ownership signature and marks of Clymena Emirancy Allen, of Bernardson, Massachusetts, and on the verso of the endpaper is the slightly later bookplate of her cousin, Electa Allen. In very good condition; a rare survival inm original state. Evans 27182; NCBEL II, 847 (but not noting American editions) A later American edition, but the first printed in Exeter, New Hampshire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Antique Book-SATIRE, TRAVEL-Boertige Reis door Europa-Fokke Simonsz-1794

      - Illustrated Author: Fokke Simonsz., Arend Title: Boertige Reis door Europa[Bound with:] De Vrouw is de Baas, eene geheimzinnige MagtspreukImpressum: Haarlem: Francois Bohn, 1794-1807. 1st edition.Subjects: SATIRE, TRAVEL, EUROPEDimensions ca. 12.5 x 20.5 cm. (ca. 4.9 x 8.1 inch). 8vo.Collation: [viii], 152, x, 262; [iv], vi, 204, x, 232; [iv], iv, 220, viii, 192; viii, 235, [iii], xvi, 229, [iii] pp.Illustration: With 2 folding and 28 full-page engraved plates, as well as an engraved portrait plate of the author.The seven parts of Boertige Reis constitue: 1 - Geheimzinnige toebereidselen tot eene Boertige Reis door Europa (Secret preparations for a jocular journey through Europe); 2 - De Paketboot (the freight boat); 3 - London, in een' boertigen stijl beschreven (London, described in jocular style); 4-7 Het hoekjen van den haard, of historie van Frankrijk (The corner of the hearth, or a history of France). The final volume also contains 'De Vrouw is de Baas' (Woman is boss)A nice (composite) set of the rare first edition of this satirical work, giving a lively description of a journey through Europe. The first volume has somewhat wider margins than the three uniformly bound following volumes.4 volumes, 1 volume half calf with speckled boards, five raised bands and gilt decoration to the spine, the title gilt to a title ticket, the remaining 3 volumes uniform half calf with marbled boards, gilt-lettered title and volume ticket to the spine, gilt ruling to the spine.Cover condition: Good: the head of the spine of volume 1 chipped, split to the head of the spine of volume 2, corners bumped and a little worn, boards scuffed. Inside condition: Very good: minimally foxed, and stained, volume 2 with a dampstain in the margin of pp. 53-70 (affecting the plate opp. page 70), lacks the three maps (otherwise complete).Arend Fokke Simonsz (1755-1812) was a Dutch author and literary figure. He wrote sharply critical humorous works. Although he is mainly known for these popular literary works, he ran a publishing house for a while, and was a member of numerous literary societies. The first of these was the prestigious Felix Meritis in Amsterdam. Storage location: TPC Box5 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Idées Singulières. Tome Premier. Le Pornographe, ou Idées d'un Honnête-Homme sur un Projet de Règlement pour les Prostituées, propre à prévenir les Malheurs qu'occasionne le Publicisme des Femmes: avec des Notes historiques et justificatives. A Londres, chez Jean Nourse et à La-Haie, chés Gosse junior, et Pinet, 1776. 2). (du même). Idées Singulières. Tome Second. La Mimographe, ou Idées d'une Honnête-Femme pour la Réformation du Théâtre National. A Amsterdam, chez Changuion, et à La Haie, chez Gosse et Pinet, 1770. 3). (du même). Idées singulières. Tome Troisième. Les Gynographes, ou idées de deux Honnêtes-Femmes sur un Projet de Règlement proposé à toute l'Europe, pour mettre les Femmes à leur place, et opérer le bonheur des deux sexes; a

      - 5 volumes in-8. 1). XII. 492pp. 4ff. 2). 466pp. (le faux -titre est relié par erreur entre les pages 296 et 297). 3). 2 parties. 1f. VIII. 238pp. + 1f. pp.205-475 (i.e. 477). (seconde partie du tome IV reliée par erreur à la place de la seconde partie du tome III). 4). 2 parties. 1f. 16pp. 202pp. + 1f. pp.241-567 (seconde partie du tome III reliée par erreur à la place de la seconde partie du tome IV, et interversion des cahiers I et J). 5). 590pp. 1f. Demi-veau moucheté à coins, dos lisses ornés (reliure de l'époque, petites traces de vers sur les dos sans atteinte à l'intérieur des volumes, manque de papier au plat supérieur du premier volume). Précieuse série complète des 5 volumes des fameuses "Idées Singulières" de Restif de la Bretonne, publiées sur près de 15 ans et dont la rareté est devenue proverbiale. Les &#156;uvres de Restif, l'un des écrivains les plus originaux et les plus prolifiques du 18e siècle, peuvent être divisées en deux volets distincts: d'un côté on trouve sa production romanesque et littéraire, dont le chef d'&#156;uvre incontestable est "Monsieur Nicolas" (1794); d'autre part ses écrits de réforme sociale et politique, parmi lesquelles la présente collection des "Idées Singulières" - aussi appelées les "Graphes" - marque le point culminant. Si certains titres de cette collection firent séparément l'objet d'une large diffusion (comme le Pornographe ou la Mimographe), les autres - le Gynographe, l'Andrographe et surtout le Thesmographe "bien plus curieux et bien plus rare que les quatre précédents" selon Lacroix - sont beaucoup plus difficiles à trouver. Tous ces textes figurent ici en première édition, à l'exception du Pornographe qui est présenté ici dans sa troisième édition, la meilleure et la plus complète. Déjà en 1784, Restif observait qu'il ne lui restait que seulement 4 collections complètes disponibles des 4 volumes de ses "Graphes" déjà parus à cette date. Cela donne une idée de la rareté des exemplaires complets des cinq volumes et reliés uniformément à l'époque, comme celui-ci. Petites traces de vers sur les dos des reliures et dans les marges de quelques feuillets, sans atteinte au texte. Taches et brunissures éparses. Assez bon exemplaire toutefois, dans une jolie reliure uniforme toujours décorative. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aristotle's Masterpiece, Compleated In Two Parts

      NP: n.p., 1794. Hardcover. fair to g-. 16mo. 132pp. Period brown leather boards. Illustrated frontispiece. The publication is an fascinating English language interpretation based on Aristotle's work in the field of reproductive medicine, by the English doctor William Salmon. The book contains two parts in one volume. The full text of the title page describes the contents of the publication in detail: &#11;&#11;"Part first contains, the secrets of generation, in all the parts thereof: treating, of the benefit of marriage, and the prejudice of unequal matches: -- signs of insufficiency in men or women: -- of the infusion of the soul: -- of the likeness of children to parents: -- of monstrous births -- the cause and cure of the monthly-courses: -- of virginity: -- directions and cautions for midwives: --o f the organs of generation in women, and the fabric of the womb: -- the use and action of the genitals: -- signs of conception, and whether a male or female; with a word of advice to both sexes, in the act of copulation. And the pictures of several monstrous births, &c. The second part being a private looking-glass for the female sex. Treating of the various maladies of the womb, and all other distempers incident to women of all ages; with proper remedies for the cure of each: The whole being more correct than any thing of this kind hitherto published."&#11;&#11;Thus the book deals with the areas of medicine known today as gynecology, obstetrics, urology and sexual health. Given the size of the book, it seems to have been meant as a handbook for physicians of the day. The front of the book contains a rhyming poetic introduction by William Salmon, with a small illustrated portrait above. The book contains a few additional woodblock illustrations and diagrams. This is a later American printing of this title, originally from 1697.&#11;&#11;Binding with significant rubbing, cracking, chipping and smudges. to the boards, including the head and tail of the spine. Starting at the interior front cover, with loosening of the front hinge of the binding. Water stains and small wormholes to the front free endpaper. Creasing and tearing to the top right corner of the first 6 pages, including the title page, with some minor loss of text. Pages throughout sunned, and with occasional sporadic small holes, smudges, tears and/or creases along the edges. Smudges to the title page of the second part of the publication. Binding in fair, interior in overall good- condition. Scarce. * William Salmon (1644-1713) was English empiric doctor and author of medical texts. &#11;&#11;Bristol, R.P. Supplement to Charles Evans' American bibliography B8574 &#11;Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800: 46965 &#11;National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Early American medical imprints: 62&#11;-OCLC.

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        By-laws, constitutions, orders, and rules, for the good government of the Corporation of the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East-Indies; and for the better carrying on, and managing, of the trade of the said Company.

      London Printed in the year 1794 - 8vo., 62 + (10)pp., in probably the original marbled wrappers, very minor dustiness and rubbing to the wrappers else a fine copy. The By-laws> (&c.) had been revised by the E.I. Co.'s Committee of By-laws, not least to try and stamp out the practice of illicit trade by some Company directors following Richard Twining's motion, 'That no director be allowed to carry on any trade or commerce to or from India, directly or indirectly, either as principal or agent'. The contents are divided into 14 chapters, headed severally: Accounts; Buying and Selling; By-Laws; Cash; Committees; Directors, Officers, and Servants; Elections; General Courts; Illicit Trade; Private Trade; Register of Bonds and other Instruments; Seal of the Company; Shipping; Transfers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Address to the Inhabitants of the Colonies, Established in New South Wales and Norfolk Island. By the Rev. Richard Johnson, A.B. Chaplain to the Colonies. Written in the year 1792.

      London: the Author, 1794. Duodecimo in sixes; original stab holes visible in inner margins, a tall copy with excellent margins in later quarter morocco, lilac endpapers; a fine copy, preserved in quarter morocco bookform box. Extremely rare: one of the least known First Fleet books and the only one published for distribution in Australia itself. Johnson had this tract printed in London to be handed out among his convict parishioners throughout New South Wales and Norfolk Island - an audience which explains its great rarity today and the poor condition of most extant copies.No mere exhortatory tract addressed to sinners in the abstract, Johnson's Address is always and everywhere directed specifically to the conditions of society at Port Jackson and the persons who make up that society, whether convict or military. It is the very peculiarity of that orphaned society which forms the underlying theme of the tract. His difficulties with the military hierarchy are well-known and his unbending, indeed methodistical, Christianity was not well suited to the peculiar conditions of Port Jackson. His antagonism towards the officers, who in most cases strived their hardest not to give good example, is apparent when he admonishes his audience against fornication. Here, when Johnson so clearly criticizes military concubinage and Phillip's indulgence of their "wickedness", one is reminded that he was addressing all "the British and other European inhabitants"."Consider, also, what must be the consequence of that unclean and adulterous course of life, which many of you follow. Common as this wickedness is in our colony (I believe nowhere more so) do not suppose, that the frequency will take away, or in the least abate the criminality of it. Neither suppose that this sin is less odious in the sight of God if committed in Port Jackson, than in England. You may frame excuses or plead necessity, for what you do, or permit to be done; but the word of God... admits of no plea, or excuse... Thou shalt not commit adultery, is equally binding upon persons of all ranks, to whom it is known, at all times, and in all places... [a 17-line jeremiad follows]... But I need not enlarge upon this subject [!], I have told you my thoughts of it again and again with faithfulness. It seems the plainness of my language has hurt the delicate feelings of some; and the faithfulness I have used has excited the censure and ill-will of others..." (pp. 57-9)The last is an unfair dig at Phillip, who did his best to encourage morality in the peculiar circumstances created by the imbalance between the sexes. Johnson, too, did his best and his generosity and true compassion for his ordinary parishioners - the convicts and the marine privates - was as significant an element in the character of early Australian society and its development as was Phillip's courageous egalitarianism.An uncommonly clean and unusually tall copy of a very rare book. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). Some very light soiling in places consistent with age; a very attractive copy.

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        The History, Civil and Commercial, of The British Colopnies inthe West Indies: in Two Volumes ( together with ) Volume 3 ( issued later ) Historical Survey of Saint Domingo.

      Printed for John Stockdale., London. 1794 - Vol 1. liv + 494 pp + frontis + 2 plates + 2 foldg maps ( 1 incomplete ) + 7 maps ( as called for ). Vol 2. 520 pp + errata page + frontis and 3 plates ( as called for ). Vol 3. xviii + 443 pp + 3 plates + 1 foldg map + 1 map. Lacks portrait frontis ( photocopy loosely inserted ). POS on first blank. Bookplate of ' Amicable Society, Lancaster' on paste down feps. New calf spines on original marbled boards. Scattered foxing. Good hardback set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Experimental Enquiry Concerning the Natural Powers of Wind and Water to Turn Mills and Other Machines Depending on a Circular Motion. And an Experimental Examination of the Quantity and Proportion of Mechanic Power Necessary to be employed in giving different degrees of Velocity to Heavy Bodies from a State of Rest. Also New Fundamental Experiments upon the Collision of Bodies. With Five Plates of Machines.

      London: Printed for I. and J. Taylor, 1794. FIRST EDITION in book form. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.[2] iv; 110 [2]. With five folding copper-engraved plates at rear, and two folding tables. In recent red half calf with two raised bands, gilt titles to spine and red cloth boards.Mark to verso of title page where a label has been removed. Spotting to final plate. Spine lightly sunned; some minor handling to binding. Very good overall. The complete text of papers given at the Royal Society in 1759, 1776 and 1782, originally published in contemporary journals and here reproduced together in book form for the first time. Smeaton is considered the father of modern Civil Engineering and is noted for the construction of numerous Lighthouses, Water Mills, Bridges, Piers and Canals.

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        A DEFENCE OF THE CONSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AGAINST THE ATTACK OF M. TURGOT IN HIS LETTER TO DR. PRICE, Dated the Twenty-Second Day of March, 1778. A New Edition

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1794. Three octavo volumes; portrait frontispiece, [2], 8, xxxii, [3]-392; [2], 451, [1]; [2], 528, [36] pp. Contemporary calf, with gilt decoration, and gilt-lettered leather spine labels. Boards somewhat rubbed, particularly at corners and spine ends; hinges starting; interior clean, with a few dog-ears. Still a very good set, rare in the original binding. Howes A60aa. Sabin 235. BEAL 2735. Shelved in Case #1. Dupont.

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        Voyages du Professeur Pallas, dans Plujsieurs Provinces de l'Empire de Russie, et dans l'Asie Septentrionale;

      1794 - Translated from the German by M. Gauthier de la Peyronie. 2nd French edition after the German edition of 1771-1776. Published in the Year II of the Republic (1794). 8 volumes 8vo plus folio Atlas volume. xl,422 - & (iii),490 - & iii,492 - & - iii,5-443 - & - (iv),499 - & - (iv),5-455 - & - (iv),5-448 - & - (iv),viii,463pp. Plus atlas volume, complete, comprising 15 maps (most folding), including large general map and 122 plates on 93 sheets (many extending. These volumes are in full later mottled paper boards. Some (defunct) worming has affected the inners margins (predominantly) of most of the 8vo volumes, generally only to a slight degree. The atlas volume is affected only slightly and this to the first and last leaves. Maradan. Paris [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [PRINTED LEGAL FORM, PARTIALLY COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT, FOR USE IN COURT CASES CONDUCTED IN TERRITORIAL TENNESSEE]

      [Knoxville: George Roulstone, 1794. Broadside, 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. Previously folded. Some separation and staining along old folds, slightly affecting text. Slight chipping at edges. A good example. Untrimmed. Summons form for "the Territory South of Ohio," partially completed in manuscript, and docketed and signed on the blank verso, "Come to hand 30 October 1794.... O. Williams." Printing began in Tennessee when George Roulstone established his press and began printing his newspaper in Knoxville in November 1791. The earliest dateable book was issued in 1794. The earliest datable form such as this, and thus the earliest datable Tennessee imprint, was in the Thomas W. Streeter collection, dated January, 1793. This is an interesting printed form from Roulstone's press, and one of the earliest possible Tennessee imprints to acquire.

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        Drop-head title:] To Mr. Blore, on his elaborate History of Winfield ?

      [Derby?, 1794]. - ESTC locates 2 copies only: BL and Bodley. Congratulatory verse addressed to Thomas Blore (1764-1818), whose History of the Manor, and Manor-House, of South Winfield, in Derbyshire was published in 1793; the poem also appeared among the preliminary leaves in some copies of Blore's book (ESTC). 'BLORE, like another Merlin, I descry! ? Into each deep Recess, intent he prys- / And, from each Stone he tears the braided Moss; / True Images of special Note he spies- / And throws o'er Ambiguity a Gloss ?'Leacroft was from Wirksworth, Derbyshire. This is his only appearance in print. 4to (275 × 222 mm), pp. iii, [1]; a few spots to the first page; unbound, as issued. [Not in Jackson; not in Johnson.]

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        Some Information Respecting America, Collected by Thomas Cooper, Late of Manchester (including Benjamin Franklin's "Information To Those Who Would Remove to America"

      Dublin: William Porter, 1794. Hardcover. near fine. Original paper covered boards, respined in 19th or earlier 20th century brown half cloth with spine lettered in gilt. 240 pp. Edges uncut. Large folding map tipped in at front "A Map of the Middle States of America Drawn from the latest and best authorities by Thos. Conder". Map shows New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia as well as Kentucky (a very early Kentucky map, just two years after statehood), "Western Territories" as far north as the Great Lakes. The second edition, the first being London in the same year. Howes C-760, Sabin 16615. A tight, internally fine and clean example, original paper-covered boards soiled but cloth spine and gilt lettering clean and bright. Map is clean and free from foxing. Cooper, an Englishman, came to the United States in 1793, returning permanently in 1795 with his family. He authored this work as five "Letters from America to a Friend in England" in response to the numerous inquiries he received about the attractions of emigrating to America, He was obviously favorably disposed toward living in the former colonies, though not without some caustic observations: "The climate of New Jersey (were there no other objections), is unpleasant to Europeans..." He preferred Pennsylvania to New York and included in the first letter a section on Kentucky, the then-newest state in the Union. With tables on currency conversion as well as extinsive tables on prices of goods in both America and England. The U.S. Constitution is reprinted in full as is the preliminary Bill of Rights (from 1789 and containing 12 articles, only 10 of which were ratified) The concluding portion of the book reprints "Information To Those Who Would Remove To America, Written Some Time Since by Dr. Benjamin Franklin".

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        Antique Print-BARN-FARM-HORSE-PITCHFORK-YOKE-DOG-Ward-Reynolds-1794

      - Original antique print, titled: 'Rustic Conversation'. It shows: a horse farmer leaning on a pitchfork, talking to leaning through a window. In the farmer's stable are two feeding horses, one of which saddled for plough work, as well as a large dog. Original handcoloured mezzotint on a vellin paper type. Description: Master print published by T. Philipe in 1794. Our definition of master print is: a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by S.W. Reynolds after James Ward. Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835) was a mezzotint engraver, landscape painter and gardener. He was popular engraver in both England and France, and the National Portrait Gallery in London alone holds over 400 of his works. James Ward (1769-1859), R.A., was a painter, particularly of animals, and an engraver. He was the younger brother of William Ward, engraver. Condition: Good, given age. Bottom third of the margins and image dampstained, not very noticeable. Several closed pinholes. Margins weak around the platemark. Rear: edges reinforced with paper tape, remains of attachment to carrier/framing.General age-related light toning and/or staining from handling. Please study scan carefully Storage location: DP-P2-04 The overall size is ca. 26.2 x 20.7 inch. The image size is ca. 23.8 x 18.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 66.5 x 52.5 cm. The image size is ca. 60.5 x 47.5 cm.

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        LA BIBLIA VULGATA LATINA TRADUCIDA EN ESPAÑOL Y ANOTADA CONFORME AL SENTIDO DE LOS SANTOS PADRES Y EXPOSITORES CATÓLICOS, POR EL P. PHELIPE SCIO DE S. MIGUEL DE LAS ESCUELAS PIAS. DEDICADA AL PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS. SEGUNDA EDICIÓN.

      Benito Cano, Madrid 1794 - Materia: Biblia. Religión católica. Imprenta de Benito Cano. Publicación: Madrid, Imprenta de Don Benito Cano, 1794 - 1797. Descripción física: Octavo (19,5 cm.) 18 volúmenes. 3 grabados y un mapa plegado. Encuadernación plena piel (pasta española) de época. Tejuelo rojo en el lomo y dorados. Conservación: Perfecto estado de conservación, papel muy limpio. Falto del tomo III del nuevo testamento. RS2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUTHENTIC COPIES OF THE CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, ESQ. SECRETARY OF STATE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND GEORGE HAMMOND, ESQ. MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY OF GREAT-BRITAIN, ON THE NON-EXECUTION OF EXISTING TREATIES, THE DELIVERING THE FRONTIER POSTS, AND ON THE PROPRIETY OF A COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE BETWEEN GREAT-BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES. PART II.

      London. 1794. - [2],89,[4],[2],11,59pp. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled paper boards, gilt morocco label. Extremities worn. Bookplate removed from front pastedown, small ink stamp on titlepage, minor toning and old faint stain on titlepage. Overall very good. A rare and important collection of political correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and British Ambassador George Hammond. The first part includes transcriptions of letters back and forth between Jefferson and Hammond, and some other correspondence, including a few letters from Guy Carleton and others to George Washington. Of particular interest are two letters, the first from Hammond to Jefferson, covering over sixteen pages of printed text, and the second from Jefferson, totaling an astounding fifty pages of printed text, in which Hammond enumerates the treaty infractions of the American government, with Jefferson providing a categorical refutation of each of Hammond's grievances. Jefferson makes the extra effort of summarizing in the final six pages of his letter the assertions he made in the previous forty-four pages. Part II is largely composed of correspondence from a large array of notable early American figures to British figures, including Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, George Clinton, Samuel Huntington, Friedrich von Steuben, and more. During the time this work was printed, Hamilton and Jay were busy negotiating a treaty with Great Britain, which they would consummate in November 1794. This treaty would become known as the Jay Treaty, named after the chief negotiator of the document. Jefferson was very unhappy with this particular agreement, as he felt it greatly favored Great Britain's interests over those of France. Despite Jefferson's misgivings about the Jay Treaty, the agreement helped maintain the peace through the last decade of the 18th century and into the next century at a hostile time in European politics. Sabin quotes the MONTHLY REVIEW's appraisal of the present work: "These papers comprehend everything necessary to afford complete information with respect to the grounds of the disputes which arose between Great Britain and the United States." SABIN 35881. ESTC T78624.

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        PINDARIANA; or PETER'S PORTFOLIO. Containing Tale, Fable, Translation, Ode, Elegy, Epigram, Song, Pastoral, Letters. With Extracts from Tragedy, Comedy, Opera, &c. By Peter Pindar, Esq.

      Very Good. London: Printed by P. Spilsbury and Son, for J. Walker, Paternoster-Row; J. Bell; J. Ladley, Mount-Street, Berkeley-Square; and Mr. Jeffrey, Pall-Mall. M.DCC.XCIV. [1794] Quarter vellum on marbled boards, now scuffed. Quarto, 242 pages, 28 cm. First edition. An early twentieth century owner wrote an interesting entry on the front fly-leaf about the various available editions and the booksellers who had them, i.e., Tregaskis, Dobell, Heffer. A second note explains this owners donations of his various collected works of Pindar to Princeton Universitys Library and to his friend S. H. Monk. The black vernacular of AZID, or the Song of the Captive Negro gives the reader an idea of John Wolcots skills: Poor Mora eye be wet wid tear,/And heart like lead sink down wid woe;/ She seem her mournful friends to hear,/ And see der eye like fountain flow./ No more she give me song so gay,/ But sigh, Adieu, der Domahay. This very good copy was purchased from Heffer in Cambridge, Cat. 222, No. 2377

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        The Poetical Works of John Milton : With a Life of the Author by William Hayley. In three volumes

      London: John and Josiah Boydell, and George Nicol 1794 / 1795 / 1797. In three volumes complete. cxxxiii, (iii), 213; 286; 300 pp. Contemporary black straight-grained morocco with decorative gilt borders to front & rear boards. There are old repairs to the original spines, which have been laid down, gilt lettering. All edges gilt. New endpapers, repairs to some spine joints & minor marks to boards. Scattered foxing, also affecting some plates. With four portraits and 28 further plates, as called for. . Very Good. Full Straight-grained Morocco. 1794. Folio.

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        La Gerusalemme Liberata di Torquato Tasso. Tomo I [-II]

      Parma, Nel Regal Palazzo co' tipi Bodoniani, 1794. A magnificent production of the Bodoni press, offering a new text based on the editions printed in 1581 and 1584, and on some autograph notes by Tasso collected by the editor, Pier Antonio Serassi (1721-1791). The work is dedicated by the printer (in versi sciolti, composed on his behalf by Count Carlo Gastone della Torre di Rezzonico) to Carlos IV, King of Spain, who in 1793 had bestowed upon Bodoni an annual pension of 6000 Reali and the title "Typographer to His Majesty". Four editions were printed, in foglio grande (in two volumes, with three cantos printed on each page), in foglio mezzano (in three volumes, with two cantos printed per page), in foglio piccolo (in two volumes), and in quarto (in two volumes). According to the earliest bibliographers of the Bodoni press, Francesco Fusi and Giuseppe De Lama, the edition in foglio grande appeared first, limited to just 130 copies.Tasso, Torquato Sorrento 1544 - 1595 Rome La Gerusalemme Liberata di Torquato Tasso . Tomo I [-II]. Parma, 'Nel Regal Palazzo co' tipi Bodoniani', 1794 Two volumes, folio (428 × 285 mm), i: (175) ff. signed π2 (title-page; All'Augustissimo Cattolico Monarca delle Spagne Carlo iv di Borbone, subscribed by Bodoni) *4 (verses, Sacra Real Maestà) 2π2 (Giambatista Bodoni al Lettore) 3π1 (sub-title, La Gerusalemme Liberata) 1-414 422 (Cantos i-x) and paginated (18) 1-331 (1). ii: (170) ff. signed π1 (volume title-page) 1-414 426 (-blank 42 6 , cancelled; Cantos xi-xx) and paginated (2) 1-337 (1). paper laid paper, watermark pb Uniformly bound in contemporary Russia leather, covers framed and panelled in blind and gilt, with gilt dentelles; marbled page edges; blue silk page markers (engraved ticket on green paper pasted in upper corner of front free-endleaf in each volume: Verfertigt bei Ph. Selenka in Wiesbade n) A magnificent production of the Bodoni press, offering a new text based on the editions printed in 1581 and 1584, and on some autograph notes by Tasso collected by the editor, Pier Antonio Serassi (1721-1791). 1 The work is dedicated by the printer (in versi sciolti, composed on his behalf by Count Carlo Gastone della Torre di Rezzonico) to Carlos iv, King of Spain, who in 1793 had bestowed upon Bodoni an annual pension of 6000 Reali and the title 'Typographer to His Majesty'. [img-2770-left-large_default] Bodoni's Tasso, 'in foglio grande, carta reale fina' (page height 428 mm) Sometime in the early 1790s, Bodoni conceived the idea of printing by subscription uni­form editions of the four Italian poets Tasso, Dante, Petrarch and Ariosto. He detailed his plans in a prospectus circulated in 1793 (printed in English and Italian): 'Two Editions of each [author's work] will come out at the same time... Of the First in grand Folio, on a superfine, chosen paper and polish'd, there will be only fifty copies struck off... Of the same Edition in common Folio, on fine royal paper and polish'd, one hundred & fifty Copies will be printed... Of the second Edition in grand Quarto, on superfine chosen paper and polish'd, there will be 100 Copies... And of this Edition in common Quarto, on fine royal paper, polish'd, there will be two hundred Copies... And each Copy, if the subscriber chuses [sic] shall have a page of frontis­piece with his name, surname and additions, which will be a lasting proof of the original propriety of the Book'. 2 The first text to be printed was the Gerusalemme liberata. On 22 July 1794, Bodoni informed a correspondent that the work was well-underway ('ho quattro torchi occupati attualmente nella stampa della Gerusalemme liberata') and that it would appear in Septem­ber 'in cinque diverse forme, tutte eleganti e nitidissime'. 3 In fact, four (not five) editions were produced, and the quantities printed were not as specified in the 1793 prospectus. [img-2771-left-large_default] Bound by Philipp Selenka (1803-1850) of Wiesbaden (bindings 438 × 310 mm) The earliest bibliographers of the Bodoni press, Francesco Fusi 4 and Giuseppe De Lama, 5 writing in 1814 and 1816 respectively, maintain that the four editions were printed in this order: (1) in two volumes, with three cantos printed on each page, foglio grande (page height 470 mm, or smaller), 6 on laid paper with pb watermark (carta reale fina, detta di Napoli), 130 copies printed (100 copies reserved for subscribers or so-called 'Associati', and 30 for sale to others); (2) in three volumes, with two cantos printed per page, foglio mezzano (page height 450 mm, or smaller), 7 on wove paper (velina), 100 copies printed; 8 (3) in two volumes, foglio piccolo (page height circa 390 mm), 9 on wove paper (di Londra); (4) in two volumes, quarto (page height circa 300 mm), on laid paper (reale fina detta di Napoli). Fusi and De Lama were followed by other bibliographers, 10 with the consequence that nine­teenth-century collectors generally paid higher prices for copies of the two-volume folio edition than for the three-volume folio edition. 11 Although no information appears to have come to light contradicting their claim for priority of the two-volume edition, modern bibliographers and collectors have tended to prefer the three-volume edition. 12 Since very few copies with printed leaves identifying the recipient are known, and copies without those preliminary leaves are comparatively abundant, it appears that Bodoni was unsuccessful in attracting subscribers, and the edition of 130 copies sold slowly. Copies known to the writer include the following: ● no. 7: 'Sua Altezza Reale l'Arciduca Ferdinando iii. Granduca di Toscana' 13 ● no. 40: Magliabechi (Florence) 14 ● no. 91: 'Il Chiarissimo Signore Giuseppe Serassi celebre fabbricatore d'organi in Bergamo' 15 ● Milan, Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, Bod. 770-771 16 ● Parma, Biblioteca Palatina / Museo Bodoniano, Coll. Bod. 141/1-2 ● Rome, Biblioteca Angelica, Bod. 257-258 17 ● Saluzzo, Biblioteca Civica, xxxvii c36 1-2 18 ● Uppsala, University Library (Erik Kempe Collection), Sign. Bodoni 563 19 Bodoni's ambitious project to print luxurious editions of the Italian poets was ultimately a commercial disappointment: the next work to appear in the series, Dante's Divina comedia, was published in 1795-1796, also in four editions (Brooks nos. 588, 653-654; Giani p.53); Petrarch's Rime, published in 1799, appeared however in two editions only (Brooks nos. 733-734; Giani p.61); and Ariosto never proceeded to press. Our copy contains the engraved ticket of the bookbinder Philipp Selenka (1803-1850) of Wiesbaden, brother of Johann Jacob Selenka (1801-1871), Hofbuchbinder in Braunschweig. 20 references Giuseppe De Lama, Vita del Cavaliere Giambattista Bodoni (Parma 1816), ii, pp.100-101; Bartolommeo Gamba, Serie dei testi di lingua e di altre opere importanti nella italiana lettera­tura scritte dal secolo xiv al xix (fourth edition, Venice 1839), p.286 no. 949; Richard Hadl, Druck­werke des Giambattista Bodoni und der Parmenser Staatsdruckerei gesammelt von R. Hadl (Leipzig 1926), p.33; Hugh Cecil Brooks, Compendiosa bibliografia di edizioni bodoniane (Florence 1927), no. 563 ('fra i capolavori di Bodoni'); Giampiero Giani, Catalogo delle autentiche edizioni bodoniane (Milan 1948), pp.51-52 no. 62 1. For Serassi's emendations, see La Gerusalemme liberata: ridotta a miglior lezione; aggiuntovi il confronto delle varianti tratto dalle più celebri edizioni [by Michele Colombo] (Florence 1824), i, pp.327-334; ii, pp.335-340, 436-438. The editor's manuscript is lost; see Daniele Rota, 'Vita e opere di Pier Antonio Serassi attraverso il suo carteggio inedito presso la Civica Biblioteca di Bergamo' in La cultura fra Sei e Settecento: primi risultati di una indagine, edited by Elena Sala Di Felice and Laura Sannia Nowé (Modena 1994), pp.263-264: 'Attorno alla provenienza del manoscritto di quest' opera, esistono tuttora incertezze e perplessità non facilmente risolvibili'. 2. A copy of the sixteen-page prospectus (without title-page, drop-heading A Bibliofili) is in the British Library, shelfmark 111g.65(2). Subscriptions were to be directed to Giacomo Blanchon, a bookseller in Parma. 3. Letter to an unknown correspondent, published by Luigi Servolini, 'Bodoniana: venticinque lettere inedite del Maestro della Tipografia Moderna' in Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 1960, p.294 (Lettera ix). 4. Francesco Fusi, Bibliografia od Elenco ragionato delle opere contenute nella collezione de'Classici italiani (Milan 1814), p.180: 'la prima, in foglio reale, in volumi 2...; la seconda, in foglio mezzano e in carta velina, in volumi 3; la terza, in foglio piccolo e in carattere diverso dalla prima, in carta fina e in volumi 2; la quarta, in quarto reale, in volumi 2'. 5. De Lama, op. cit., ii, pp.100-101. Although De Lama describes the three-volume edition before the two-volume edition, he avers that the latter appeared first ('che fece prima dell'altra'). 6. ● 470 mm: La Collezione bodoniana della Biblioteca Civica di Saluzzo, edited by Giancarla Bertero (Collegno [Turin] 1995), p.144 no. 73 ● 460 × 305 mm: London, British Library, 831.l.16, the copy of Jean-Andoche Junot (1771-1813), with preliminary printed leaf 'De la Bibliothèque | du Colonel Général des Hussards | Junot | Grand-Officier de l'Empire, | I.er Aide-de-Camp de l'Empereur | Napoleon I.er | ... 1806' inserted at the front of both volumes. The copy is uncut on paper watermarked pb. 7. ● 450 mm: La Collezione bodoniana della Biblioteca Civica di Saluzzo, op. cit., p.144 no. 72 ● 450 × 285 mm: Parma, Biblioteca Palatina, Coll. Bod. 142/2; Giambattista Bodoni nell'Europa neoclassica, catalogue of an exhibition held at Biblioteca Palatina, Parma, September-October 1990, edited by Corrado Mingardi and Leonardo Farinelli (Parma 1990), p.132 no. 8 ● 445 × 285 mm: copy offered by Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco (Turin), 'Convivio Settembre 2009', item 70 (€7500) ● 438 × 270 mm: copy bound (after 1806) for Eugène de Beauharnais and his wife, Augusta-Amalia of Bavaria, sold by Sotheby's, Milan, 17 December 2003, lot 244 (€9600), 'La prima carta di ciascun volume, di solito bianca, reca a stampa la seguente dicitura: "Quest'edizione appartiene alla biblioteca particolare di S.A.I. Eugenio Napoleone di Francia Vice-Re d'Italia Arci-Cancelliere di Stato dell'Impero Francese Principe di Venezia ecc. ecc. ecc"' ● 420 × 460 mm: London, British Library, 75.i.7. 8. In a letter to Antoine Augustin Renouard, Bodoni wrote 'Della Gerusalemme del Tasso io ne ho fatta una edizione in tre volumi in carta velina a due ottave per pagina; e se ne sono tirate cento copie esat­tamente; e voi potreste a questa applicarci i vostri rami' (letter cited by Giani, op. cit., p.52). 9. ● 390 mm: La Collezione bodoniana della Biblioteca Civica di Saluzzo, op. cit., p.144 no. 74 ● 364 × 238 mm: copy sold by Swann Auction Galleries, 2009, lot 389. 10. Giuseppe Maria Mira, Manuale teorico-practico di Bibliografia (Palermo 1861-1863), i, pp.389-390: 'Questa edizione fu eseguita in tre qualità di carta, cioè in vol. 2. in foglio piccolo in carta fina, in vol. 3. in foglio in carta mezza velina, ed in vol. 2. in foglio mass. in gran carta reale. Quest'ultima è la migliore'. Ulisse Guidi, Annali delle edizioni e delle versioni della Gerusalemme Liberata (Bologna 1868), p.52, likewise assigns priority to the two-volume edition in folio. 11. Jacques-Charles Brunet, Manuel de libraire et de l'amateur de livres (Paris 1814), iii, p.298: '2 vol. gr in-fol' valued 220 fr., '3 vol. in-fol.' valued 170 fr., '2 vol. gr. in-4' valued 60 fr. Gabriel Peignot, Manuel du bibliophile: ou Traité du choix des livres (Dijon 1823), pp.265-266, provides similar valua­tions. 12. See Giani, op. cit., p.52, valuing the three-volume edition 100 Lire and the two-volume edition 60 Lire, and discriminating between copies of the latter issued to subscribers and 'lo stesso senza la carta che porta il nome dell' associato e la giustificazione della tiratura'. 13. Weiss und Co. Antiquariat (Munich), Giambattista Bodoni: Opera typographica, mdcclxix-mdcccxxxix (Munich [1926]), p.53 no. 216. 14. Catalogue des livres rares, précieux, et très-bien conditionnés, provenant du cabinet de M. F[irmin]. D[idot] (Paris 1808), p.78 lot 792: 'L'on trouve sur un feuillet imprimé en tête du premier volume qu'il n'a été tiré que 130 exemplaires de cette édition; celui-ci porte le n° 40, avec le nom de la biblioth. de Magliabechi de Florence'. 15. La Raccolta Tassiana della Biblioteca Civica "A. Mai" di Bergamo (Bergamo 1960), p.92 no. 310. 16. Mostra antologica di G.B. Bodoni, catalogue of an exhibition held at Biblioteca Braidense, 18-31 January 1973, edited by Sergio Samek Ludovici (Milan 1972), pp.51-52 no. 52 (note). 17. La collezione Bodoniana: catalogo, compiled by Annamaria Palaia and Loana Moscatelli (Roma 1987), p.61 no. 203: 'L'esemplare angelicano è privo della carta con il nome dell' "associato" e la giustificazione della tiratura'. 18. La Collezione bodoniana della Biblioteca Civica di Saluzzo, op. cit., p.144 no. 73. 19. Gösta Johnsen, 'The Uppsala Bodoni collection: Concordance and checklist of Bodoni prints in Uppsala University Library' in Giambattista Bodonis liv & verk: en utställning i Uppsala universitetsbibliotek 1 februari-30 maj 1991 (Uppsala 1991), p.63. 20. Two bindings by Philipp Selenka in the Fürstlich Waldecksche Hofbibliothek, Arolsen, are descri­bed by Rudolf-Alexander Schütte and Konrad Wiedemann, Einbandkunst vom frühmittelalter bis Jugendstil aus den Bibliotheken in Kassel und Arolsen, Universitätsbibliothek Kassel (Kassel 2002), p.54 no. 68 and Abb. 51 (on R.W. Plumer, Tremaine, or the man of refinement, London 1835) and no. 70 (on Eduard und Kunigunde, Frankfurt am Main: Frebs, c. 1840). He was a specialist 'Portefeuillear­beiter'; see Hektor Rössler, Ausführlicher Bericht über die von dem Gewerbverein für das Großher­zogthum Hessen im Jahre 1842 veranstaltete Allgemeine deutsche Industrie-Ausstellung zu Mainz (Darmstadt 1843), p.240.

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