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        Elements of Mineralogy

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

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        The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies [Two Volumes]

      Printed for John Stockdale, London 1794 - xxxvi, 24, 494 pp.; 520 pp.; + plates. Illus. with b/w 16 plates and maps, 3 of which are folding (1 map in 2 sheets, both folding). "A classic in British Caribbean literature and probably the most famous work in the field. Standard for over a century, and still in many respects the best book on the subject up to the close of the 18th century," (Ragatz: British Caribbean History, p. 165). Edwards was a wealthy and successful Caribbean planter, merchant, and banker, and this work reflects that point of view as he argues for free trade with the United States, local autonomy, and the continuation but regulation of slavery. A valuable work for portraying conditions in the period between the conclusion of the American Revolution and the halt to trafficking in slaves. Sabin 21901. Ragatz: p. 165. Griffin 2796. ESTC T136756. Very good copies with chips to ends and edges of backstrips; new spine labels; 3" chip to margin of 1 leaf (p.57, Vol. II), endpapers offset at edges; plates clean but for light marginal foxing; except first part of large folding map with repaired tear in blank area; 1 map and 1 plate foxed. Tree calf bordered in gilt, rebacked with original spines laid down, new labels, gilt title [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Trial of Thomas Muir, Esq. Younger, of Huntershill, Before the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, On the 30th and 31st days of August, 1793, for Sedition

      New York: Samuel Campbell, 1794. First Edition. Half leather. Very good. 8vo. 148pp. Frontispiece engraving of Thomas Muir. Restored. Original marbled paper covered boards with brown calf leather corners and joints. New rebacked spine with 5 raised bands and gilt stamped title on brown leather spine label. 2 newer end sheets inserted. Old ink name of Benj. Thomas on front paste down and old ink names of Benj. Thomas and Dan Clap on title page.

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        The German dominions of the King of Great Britain; comprized under the name of Electorate of Brunswick-Luneburg and including the dutchies of Bremen, Verden, Luneburg-Zell, Calenberg and Grubenhagen. With the counties of Danneberg, Diepholt and Hoya, to which are added the dominions of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. By Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. London, Published by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, as the act directs 12th May, 1794.

      R.Laurie & J.Whittle 1794 / 1804. - Großformatige handkolorierte Atlaskarte mit Kartusche. // Erschienen im "A new universal atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, &c. &c. in the whole World; being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert (de Vaugondy) with many improvements by Major James Rennel, and other eminent geographers, including all the tracks and new discoveries of the British circumnavigators, Biron, Wallis, Carteret, Captain James Cook, Vancouver, Perouse, &c. &c. 6th Ed. . London, R. Laurie & J. Whittle, 1804"; pl [35]. // Kartenröße 570 x 515 mm ; Blattgröße ? Karte wurde nicht zur Begutachtung aus dem Rahmen entnommen. // vergoldeter Rahmen, professionell gerahmt; Rahmengröße: 756 x 690 mm // Weitere Fotos per Email auf Anfrage. -- More pictures via email on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Coast of Yucatan from Campeche to Ascension Bay with the West End of Cuba, .

      London: Laurie and Whittle 1794 - 47 x 62 cm. Uncoloured. Double page sea chart showing the Yucatan Peninsula to the lower edge, the western tip of Cuba shown to the right edge. A quartered compass rose shown to lower right corner, the chart embellished with rhumb lines and sailing routes. Crease parallel to centrefold. Some light soiling mostly confined to margins with some minor tears without loss at edges of sheet.

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        General View of the Agriculture of the County of Durham, Particularly that Part of it extending from the Tyne to the Tees: with Observations on the Means of its Improvement. Together with the Preliminary Observations of Sir William Appleby. Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement

      One hand-colored engraved map, two folding printed tables, & two folding engraved plates. [3]-74 pp. Large 4to, modern sheep-backed marbled boards, spine gilt. London: C. Macrae, 1794. First edition of one of the scarcest of all of the agricultural surveys commissioned by the Board of Agriculture. Granger was a land surveyor at Heugh, near Durham. "This performance has been estimated as a good one, and a true account of the subject treated of."-Fussell, The Old English Farming Books, Vol. III, p. 200. Fine copy. Lacks half-title.

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        OMELIE.

      Parma, dalla Stamperia Reale, 1794. In-4 p. (mm. 298x214), 4 omelie in 1 vol., mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso. Vi sono contenute le seguenti Omelie, tutte con un bellissimo stemma del Vescovo Turchi inc. in rame: - ?Sopra l?autorità della Chiesa?, recitata al suo popolo nel giorno di San Bernardo dell?anno 1794, da Monsignor Turchi, dell?Ordine de? Cappuccini.., pp. 38. - ?Omelia? recitata dopo la messa pontificale in lode del B. Bartolommeo di Breganze.. Vescovo di Vicenza, nel giorno XXII di ottobre 1794, primo del solenne triduo celebrato ad onore del suddetto beato nella real chiesa di San Liborio di Colorno, pp. 30. - ?Sopra le orazioni pubbliche, che si fanno attualmente? recitata al suo popolo nel giorno di Pentecoste del 1794, da Monsignor Turchi.., pp. 33. - ?Sopra l?amore di novità?, recitata al suo popolo nel giorno di tutti i Santi del 1794, da Monsignor Turchi.. , pp. 33. Cfr. Gamba,2680: ?Monsignor Fra Adeodato Turchi (1724-1803), vescovo di Parma, considerato "principe degli Oratori sacri de' suoi di'.. per la lucidissima forza di argomentare" - Brooks,582. Macchia (cm. 1 x 4) al marg. super. bianco del volume che diventa poi lieve alone (e di minori dimensioni); un frontesp. con alone, altrimenti esempl. su carta distinta, ben conservato.

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        Memorie Storiche Di Monza E Sua Corte.

      1794 - 4to.(255 x 195 mm) Three volumes. Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, gilt-lettered red leather label and a gilt-numbered green ribbed leather label to each of the spines; title-page, dedication leaf, pp. vi, preface, 318; title-page, pp. 316; title-page, pp. viii, preface, 358, 19 engraved plates by Giulio Cesare Bianchi, of which 4 are folding, numerous engraved figures within the text; restoration to the foot of the spine of Vol. I, expert repair to a closed tear to plate VII in Vol. I, ex-libris the National Art Library, V&A, with its ink de-accession stamp to the verso of the title-pages, small, neat ink stamp of the Art Library to the verso of the plates, otherwise a particularly fresh, crisp set. Provenance: Inscribed in ink to the front pastedown of each volume, 'Ex Bibliothecula/ Francisci Antolini/ Mediolani'. Presumably his monogram 'A' ink-stamped to the title-page of each volume. Sole edition of a handsomely illustrated history of the medieval Lombardic court at Monza. Graesse 637 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage philosophique, politique et litteraire, fait en Russie pendant les annees 1788 et 1789.

      Briand Paris 1794 - Two volumes 8vo (20 x 13.5 cm). xvi, incl. half-title and title, 387; x incl. half-title and title, 381 pp., with a folding engraved map and 3 plates engraved by Boutrois; closed tear repaired to pp. 323-324. Contemporary marbled paper imitating tree calf, flat calf spines gilt, each with two orange morocco labels lettered in gilt, pink silk bookmarks; a bit rubbed A fine copy of the first edition. Far more than a simple travel account, Chantreau's important work is a full survey of Russia at the end of the reign of Catherine the Great, including physical descriptions, economic considerations, statistical figures and sociological observations - these are smartly compiled from various sources available at the time, since Chantreau actually never travelled to Russia (he lived more than 20 years in Spain). The engraved map, in excellent condition, shows Western Russia and the plates include two scenes linked with the Tsar's wedding and an interpretation of the celebrated monument to Peter the Great in St. Petersburg. Boucher de la Richarderie II, 18; Hoefer IX, 680-81. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Three Years Travels Through The Interior Parts of North America

      1794. Boston: David West, 1794. Third American Edition. Recently rebound in full black leather with five raised bands on the spine and with a gilt stamped, red leather spine label. A 16mo measuring 6 11/16 by 3 3/4 inches with repaired title page and general tanning of the pages.282 of text. Printed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire by Charles Peirce for David West the publisher. This title was first issued in London in 1778. It was not published in the United States until 1784 in Philadelphia with a second edition published in that city in 1789 which edition was reprinted in 1792. We therefore infer this to be a third American edition. (Lee's A Bibliography of Carver's Travels) According to Howes: "Carver penetrated farther into the West than any other English explorer before the Revolution." Although an American (by birth) Carver was not able to get his manuscript of his trip (1766-1768) published in this country. He went to London where it was published. (DAB) The popularity of his book lead to many translations, editions and printings in several countries. (Howes, C-215; Evans, 26745, Sabin, 11185; Lee, p165 to 169, DAB, v II, p552)

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        Acts Passed at the Third Congress

      1794 - (UNITED STATES CONGRESS). Acts Passed at the Third Congress of the United States of America. Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia". the Second of December, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Three. Philadelphia: Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1794. Octavo, modern green cloth, later endpapers. $1800.First edition of the collected Acts Passed at the First Session of the Third Congress under the administration of President Washington, one of only 600 copies printed, containing Hamilton's controversial Carriage Act, laws on the U.S. Mint and international commerce, and the important act prohibiting "the carrying on the Slave-trade from the United States," with the owner signature of "J. Yeates" on the title page very possibly that of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Jasper Yeates, who played a key role in ending the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion.This first edition of the collected Acts of the First Session of the Third Congress contains those passed from January-June 1794 under the governance of President Washington. This volume covers an especially dangerous time in which the fragile new government struggled to find its place in the world and saw growing internal strife between Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans. Especially notable herein is a printing of the Carriage Act (78-83), which was proposed by Treasury Secretary and ardent Federalist Alexander Hamilton. Enacted in June despite fierce opposition, this would offer the "first clear-cut challenge of the constitutionality of an Act of Congress to come before the Court" and prompted the first case to involve "judicial review""" preceding, by a full seven years, "Chief Justice John Marshall's celebrated opinion in Marbury v. Madison (1803)" (Hall, 419). This volume also contains major laws on the U.S. Mint and Post Office, on the courts and international commerce, and an "Act to prohibit the carrying on the Slave-trade from the United States to any foreign place" (19-21)""representing "the beginning of a long struggle to control effectively a trade which France [and] Great Britain". totally prohibited" (Dumond, 58). All initial printings of bound Acts of Congress are quite scarce and were published at the end of each session by Childs & Swaine, in an edition of only 600 copies for internal distribution. These "bound Acts came to be very hard to get. They were always in short supply. Six hundred copies barely covered the official distribution, left few for the general public, few for the Congressmen themselves". Senators could never find copies of the printings for their own use, neither could cabinet officers nor lesser departmental officials" (Powell, Books of a New Nation, 92). Evans 27827. See Harvard Law Catalogue, 802. The owner signature of "J. Yeates" on the title page is quite possibly that of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Jasper Yeates, an avowed Federalist who was chosen by Washington to head a commission formed in August 1794 to negotiate a peaceful end to the Whiskey Rebellion (Slaughter, 196-7).Text generally fresh and clean with light scattered foxing, occasional faint soiling. An extremely good copy of one of the founding documents in American history. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheca Graeca et Latina, complectens Auctores fere omnes Graeciae et Latii veteris, quorum opera, vel fragmenta aetatem tulerunt, exceptis tantum asceticis et theologicis Patrum nuncupatorum scriptis; cum delectu editionum tam primariarum, principum et rarissimarum, quam etiam optimarum, splendidissimarum atque nitidissimarum, quas usui meo paravi Periergus Deltophilus

      2 p.l., [v]-xxiv, 1 leaf, 390, [13] pp. 8vo, cont. polished half-calf & boards (two corners a bit worn, some foxing), flat spine gilt, red & green leather lettering pieces on spine. Berlin: J.F. Unger, 1794. The very rare second edition (rarer than the first edition of 1784), enlarged; this celebrated collection became the nucleus of the Spencer library. The catalogue has been printed on fine wove paper with the beautiful types of Germany's foremost type founder-printer of the period, J.F. Unger. "In 1790 [Earl Spencer] succeeded in purchasing from the aged owner the extremely choice collection of first editions of the classics formed by Count Reviczky, the Emperor's ambassador to the English court. Reviczky's books, of which he had himself printed a catalogue, were all in very fine condition and contained some of the most desirable items from the La Vallière sale (Paris: 1784). This was the real nucleus of the Spencer library."-De Ricci, p. 73. This edition contains an index for the first time. Bookplates of Wilfred Merton and A.R.A. Hobson. ? Peignot, pp. 193-94-"On en a donné à Berlin, en 1794, une nouvelle édition…avec les augmentations faites successivement à la première; elle est bien exécutée, et peut très bien tenir lieu de l'édition originale." Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 58, 135, 227, & 257-58.

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        Verdades Eternas, Confirmadas con la Sagrada Escritura, y Expuestas en décimas Castellanas para conservarlas facilmente en la Memoria, por el Presbytero Don Francisco Xavier Lozano

      La Oficina de los Herederos del Lic. D. Joseph de Jauregui, Mexico 1794 - 1794. Original edition, published in Mexico. Two parts bound in this one volume. NEAR FINE. A clean, tight copy in lovely tree-calf binding. Pages are fresh and unmarked, the paper supple and bright. First 8 leaves, last ~20 leaves and endpapers have small book worm channels at top outside corner (affecting only folios in last few leaves), also a very short channel to top margin of about 6 leaves at center of book. Pages otherwise fine. Leather cover is gilt titled on blue leather spine label. Cover is lightly worn, a few short, shallow worm channels on front cover but overall near fine. Binding tight and straight. A collection of over 900 poems by the Spanish Jesuit, Francisco Xavier Lozano. Born in Spain, Lozano apparently lived in Mexico from about 1737 until the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1767. He also wrote "Los atributos de Dios y misterios del Dios hombre." 6 x 8-1/4". Part 1: xiv + 168 pages. Part 2: 173 pages. An lovely copy of a very scarce book. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Darstellung der Mainzer Revolution oder Geschichte der Stadt Mainz und umliegenden Gegend, von Entstehung des französischen Revolutionskrieges bis nach der Wiedereroberung dieser Stadt, der Klubb und des in dieser Stadt eröffneten rheinisch-teutschen Nationalkonventes. 2 Bände in 1. 2 Bl., 563 S.; 2 Bl., S. 565-1038 (recte 1052; S. 583-96 doppelt pag.). Mit zus. 100 Beilagen. Schlichter Pappbd d. Z. (berieben, Kanten beschabt, Rücken mit Knickspur) mit Rückenschild.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Johann Gottlob Pech und in Kommission bei dem Buchbinder Ulrich Ritter in Mainz, 1794. - Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Publikation. Ausführliche Darstellung der Ereignisse in und um Mainz, eine der umfangreichsten zur Mainzer Revolution. Mit 100 Beilagen, in denen Aufrufe und Bekanntmachungen der französischen Besatzung beigefügt sind wie auch die Ansprachen der Mainzer Klubbisten wie Georg Forster, Wedekind u. a. Enthält auch deftige Charakterisierungen der Beteiligten. Erschien seit 1793 auch heftweise; dieselben Druckbogen sind hier zur unveränderten und nahezu gleichzeitigen Buchausgabe zusammengefasst. Hoffmann (1761-1826) war Assessor an der juristischen Fakultät in Mainz, Hofgerichtsadvokat, und bis zum 7. 4. Augenzeuge des Geschehens. Später lebte er zeitweise in Aschaffenburg. – Titel von Band 1 mit alter Tintenkritzelei. Teils gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, leichte Gebrauchsspuren. – Behrens 464 (unter "Schriften gegen die Mainzer Republik"). Haasis S. 96. Fiedler (Forster) 666. Katalog Mainz (1993), Nr 172: "Bei weitem am bedeutendsten und umfangreichsten". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        EL ESPIRITU DE MAQUIAVELO

      - El espíritu de Maquiavelo, esto es, reflexiones de D. Antonio Eximeno sobre el elogio de Nicolás Maquiavelo, dicho en la Academia Florentina por el señor Juan Bautista Baldelli en el año 1794. Traducidas del idioma italiano al castellano, corregidas e ilustradas por el autor con un prólogo y dos disertaciones, la una sobre el valor militar en defensa de la religión Christiana; la otra sobre la versión de Aristóeles que sirvió a Santo Tomás para comentar los Libros de la Política.- Valencia, Benito Monfort, 1799; en 4º menor pasta valenciana de época con pequeña falta en cabecera del lomo, portada,XXX-124 pp. Palau nº 85246. Buen ejemplar. Raro en comercio.

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        Rapport fait au nom de la commission chargée de l'examen des papiers trouvés chez Robespierre et ses complices [... ] dans la séance du 16 Nivôse, an III de la République Française, une et indivisible. Imprimé par ordre de la Convention Nationale.

      A Paris, De l'impr. nationale des Lois, An III [1794].In-8 de 408 pages, demi-basane violette, dos lisse orné. Quelques rousseurs, mors un peu frottés. Ce rapport constitue un document de première importance sur l'action de Robespierre et de ses partisans. Elu à l'assemblée législative en 1791, ami de Danton, Courtois (1753-1816) avait pris sa revanche après le 9 thermidor en demandant à faire partie de la commission chargée d'inventorier les papiers trouvés chez Robespierre. Edition originale.

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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. 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 92 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rule as to the sailing of vessels of war of the Belligerent Nations from the United States.

      (Philadelphia): (Childs and Swaine), 1794. 4to sheet, 8 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches. When any ship of a belligerent nation sails from American shores, a ship of another belligerent nation must wait 24 hours before departing. This edict appears to have been issued by the Department of State in order to prevent England and France from slugging it out in American waters. Signed in type by Geo. Taylor. Evans 27928, giving Childs and Swaine as printers. Old fold lines, with some tanning of bottom (exposed) fold, but very good condition overall. Rare. Worldcat shows only three libraries holding copies of this broadside.

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        Précis sur l'établissement des colonies de Sierra Léona et de Boulama. A la cote occidentale de l'Afrique. Paris, Ch. Poucens, 1798.

      Pp. viii, 94, errata (1). Uncut copy in later half calf on marbled boards, flat spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Copy of Ericsberg with bookplate of Carl Jedvard Bonde. Translated into French by Charles Pougens. A report about the proper cause that led to the establishment of the colony of Sierra Leona, followed by an account of the attack on the colony by the French squadron in 1794. Further it comprises an extract of a report to the directors of the S.L. Company about the natural history and the commerce in the colony by J. Boys and Adam Afzelius, and a few letters on the political situation by Padenheim and De Stael. A German edition was issued in 1799. Brunet vi, 28428. Dahlgren" "Carl Bernard Wadström" (1919) pp 45-46. Gay 2854. Sabin 100907. Quérard X, 464, 1798.

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        Kreuz- und Querzüge des Ritters A bis Z. Erster und Zweiter Band [kmpl.]. Von dem Verfasser der Lebensläufe nach aufsteigender Linie. Erstausg.

      Berlin, in der Vossischen Buchhandlung, 1793, 1794. - 2 Bll., 577 S. / 1 Bl., 534 S.; jew. mit gest. Titelvignette u. Frontispiz von J. G. Pentzel, Kl.-8°, Spätere Pappbände mit Rückenschild (2 Bde.) Wolfstieg 41541; Kloss 3969; Taute 2654: "Das Buch gewährt Einblick in die damaligen künstlichen Hochgrade des Mrwesens, da der Held der Erzählung durch Orden und Grade jeder Art hindurch geleitet wird. - Handb. d. Frmei I, S.626". - Erste Ausgabe von Hippels letztem Roman, einer satirischen Schilderung der Freimaurerorden Europas u. ihrer geheimen Rituale sowie einer ironischen Darstellung der Adelssünden. "Durch seine die Wirklichkeit immer wieder durchbrechende Art zu erzählen nimmt der Roman die romantische Ironie vorweg [.] und kann sich [.] durchaus in die Gefolgschaft des Don Quichote stellen." (Newald VI, 289) - Einbände etwas berieben u. bestossen; Innendeckel mit modernem Exlibris "Feuerbacher Heide", sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth, from Pictures, Drawings, and Scarce Prints

      London: R Faulder and J Egerton, 1794. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. Two volume set, newly rebound in quarter leather, raised spine with six compartments and gilt hand-tooled decorations, marbelized boards and new endpapers. Leaves gently toned. Gilt edged all around. xvi + 183pp, 57 illustrations, some foldouts; xix + 150pp, 49 illustrations. A handsome pair.

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        The English Art of Cookery, according to the present practice; being a Complete Guide to all Housekeepers, on a plan entirely new; consisting of thirty-eight chapters...with bills of fare for every month in the year

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. iv, xx, 564pp. With 12 copper-plate engravings illustrating tables settings of bills of fare for each month of the year. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked and reconered. Rubbing and some surface loss to boards. Occasional light browning, short tear to margin of Ff3 - just touching text, paper repairs to top margin of Gg5 - touching text of running title, bookplate of 'Harlan and Delia Walker' to verso of FFEP. In The English Art of Cookery Briggs presents singularly pragmatic methods for the production of foodstuffs. Drawing upon personal experience through his work at Temple Coffee House, with choice selections made from John Farley's The London Art of Cookery (1783), a vast selection of recipes are included with clear and concise instructions provided for the preparation of each. The variety of the dishes ranges from the rather mundane and every-day such as 'Green Peas Soup' (p.27) and 'Eggs poached' (p.289), to the more exotic and outlandish such as 'To dress a Turtle the West-India way' (p.52) and a technique 'To lift a Swan' (p.479). ESTC T91032.. Third edition. 8vo.

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        Geschichte der letzten Feldzüge und Staats-Unterhandlung Gustav Adolphs .. 1794

      Verlag Bandenhöck und Ruprecht, 1794. gebundene Ausgabe - sehr seltenes Original von 1794 - - mit 8 gefaltete, teils vielfach gefalteten Karten, davon eine im Textteil und 7 im Anhang - schönes rares ExemplarGeschichte der letztern Feldzüge und Staats-Unterhandlungen Gustav Adolphs in Deutschlandaus dem Französischen des Herrn Francheville - mit Kupfern und Charten - 126 SeitenDie letzteren Feldzüge und .... - Zweites Buch - von Seite 127 bis Seite 459Militärische Darstellung des Kaiserlichen und Schweden in den letzten Feldzügen Gustav ... in Deutschland von einem Preussischen Officier - 244 SeitenAbhandlung eines preusischen Officiers über die Schlachten vonBreitenfeld und Lützen mit Planen die durch den Verfasser von diesem Terrain aufgenommen worden - von Seite 245 bis Seite 324Schlacht bei Lützen - Erklärung der Bataille - 4 Seiten+ KartenSW: Militärgeschichte - Krieg - Militär - Kaiser - Preußen - Offizier - Feldzug -085---- Zustand: Hardcover mit marmorierten Deckeln, ohne Titel, altersentsprechend außen und innen bis auf kleinere Gebrauchsspuren gutes Exemplar, Einband gering berieben / bestoßen und der Buchrücken etwas verblaßt, Innentitel Stempel und handschriflticher Namen aus alter Zeit, Seiten teils etwas gebräunt, altersentsprechend gutes Exemplar Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Feldzug Krieg Militärgeschichte

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        C.M. Wielands sämmtliche Werke komplett in 38 Bänden + 6 Supplementen

      Leipzig, Georg Joachim Göschen 1794-1805, 1794. Gebunden Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt, Pappbände mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern, Band 26 abweichend ohne Rotschnitt und anderer Pappeinband, Band 9 abweichendes Rückenschild mit schwarzer Schrift, Bucheinbände berieben und teilweise bestoßen, Seiten sehr gut erhalten Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. VOLUME LXIV FOR THE YEAR M.DCCXCIV, Part II.

      London, Printed by John Nichols, and sold by Eliz. Newbery, 1794.. PART 2 ONLY, 1794. 8vo, approximately 210 x 125 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, half year of 6 issues, July 1794- December 1794, plus the Supplement, bound together, each month having its own title page with a woodcut of St. John's Gate at the top, 21 plates as called for, 7 with more than 1 image, mostly views of buildings and architectural detail relating to England, plus 1 plate of a reconstructed nose to accompany a letter to the editor describing a surgical procedure developed in India apparently in use for some time (page 891), another of the French Telegraphe, one A striking portrait of St. William King of Scots, pages: (2), 585-1212, (16) - indexes, bound in modern half calf over worn marbled sides, gilt rules and lettering to spine, original endpapers. Armorial bookplate of John Duke of Bedford on front pastedown, large pale damp stain on both blank endpapers, title page slightly trimmed at fore-edge, no loss of printed area, damp stain repeated much smaller and fainter on some plates, hardly noticeable, very occasional light browning to text, an occasional pale fox spot. A very good copy of a very early printed mention in Europe of plastic surgery: "The first report published in Europe on the so-called Indian or Hindu method of rhinoplasty using a forehead flap, accompanied by an engraving of the patient, Cowasjee, with a restored nose and showing the stages of the operation." Garrison & Morton 5735.1. The claim that this was the first mention in Europe is challenged in this volume by another correspondent on page 1093. Edward Cave (1691 ? 1754) launched The Gentleman's Magazine in 1731 creating the first general-interest "magazine" in the modern sense. It soon became the most influential and most imitated periodical of its time. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Document signed. Vienna, 30. III. 1794.

      1794. Oblong imp.-folio. 1 p. With papered seal. Appointment of Michael Tivadar as Canon of the Greek Orthodox community at Munkács (today Mukachevo in western Ukraine). - Co-signed by chancellor Karoly Palffy and John Barthodeiszky, both in unknown function

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        BRYAN EDWARDS – THE HISTORY CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL OF THE BRITISH COLONIES IN THE WEFT INDIES IN TWO VOLUMES BY BRYAN EDWARDS OF THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA

      - Edwards- The istrory civil and commercial, of the british colonies in the Weft Indies in two volumes by bryan edwards of the island of jamaica London (John Stockdale) 1794 second edition vol 1 et 2 et le rare vol 3 sur saint Domingue en premiere edition London (Stockdale) 1801 in 4° (275x225) relies plein veau epoque, piece de titre rouge et de tomaison vert Tome i liv – 494 pp. Frontispice Tome ii 520 pp + errata frontispice Tome iii (1801) xix – 443 pp. Portrait frontispice illustre de 3 frontispices 2 cartes dont une en doubl, depliante (720x620 x2) cartes des Indes occidentales 2 depliantes saint domingo (250x225) jamaique et 8 planches h.t. Ouvrage de reference sur les Caraibes edition complete avec le 2 premiers volumes en deuxieme edition consideree comme la meilleure des cartes plans et illustrations ajoutes et le troisieme volume paru en 1801 apres la mort de l'auteur qui complete l'oeuvre et qui est tres rare Bryan Edwards (1743 – 1800) fut recueilli jeune en Jamaique par un oncle qui lui legua sa fortune il fut contre l'abolition de la traite des noirs tres rare avec le troisieme volume dechirures aux pliures de la carte et brunissures reliure epoque bien restauree This three volume set consists of two second edition volumes published in 1794 (first edition in 1793) this edition is considered as the best edition because onf the inclusion of many maps plans and plates with a third volume “an historical survey of the French colony in the Island of St. Domingo” published (after the author's death) in 1801 Edwards provids and excellent and complete survey of the people government and history of the Islands of the west India with british control this 3 volumes set includes 3 maps a) a new map of the west India printed in two parts 1590x810 mm (43,5x27”) b) a map of the island of saint Domingo 1120x530 mm (35,7x17,8”) c) map of the island of Tobago 560x310 mm (8,8x7”) in addition to the maps are three frontispieces 9 maps and 8 plates full calf contemp. binding with 2 labels in red and green restored good copy little tears at the folds of the big map of the carribeans [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages de l'Ambassade de la compagnie des Indes orientales hollandaises vers l'Empereur de la chine en 1794 et 1795 Tome Premier

      1794. A paris. 1798. In-8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais. 351 pages. Reliure muette sans couverture d'origine. Ou se trouve la description de plusieurs parties de cet empire inconnu aux Européens.

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        CARTAS ECLESIÁSTICAS DE D. JOAQUÍN LORENZO VILLANUEVA AL DOCTOR D. GUILLERMO DÍAZ LUZEREDI en defensa de las leyes que autorizan ahora al pueblo para que se lea en su lengua la Sagrada Escritura

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1794 - XLVIII + 243 pp. 12,5 x 20 cm. Encuadernado en plena piel, con tejuelo y dorados. Exlibris. Marcas de xilófagos en parte superior de lomo. Interior en muy buen estado. Incluye una carta de P. Felipe Scio de San Miguel a ese mismo propósito. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio.

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        An Accurate Map of the United States of America according to the treaty of Peace of 1783.

      Interesting early map of the United States, from the London edition of Winterbotham, which was later re-issued in Atlas format by John Reid in Now York in his American Atlas. Excellent detail, many Indian Tribes noted. The various lands given in Illinois east of the Mississippi River to the veterans of the American Revolution are named, including Illinois Company, New Jersey Company, and Wabash Company. In Ohio, the Seven Ranges and Army Lands are noted. Tennessee is Tennessee Government. There is a reference to the 10 new states established by a Resolve of Congress in 1784.This map will be available for sale at the 2016 London ILEC International Fair stand no. 58.

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        The Works

      Martin & Bain, UK 1794 - London, Martin & Bain, 1794. Eight volumes [the Works in seven volumes, Notes in the additional volume]. Each volume with frontispiece, volume one with additional plate. Two folding plates [map+landscape], in the notes volume. Very good condition. Contemporary bindings in decent shape, some split externally but all holding well. Corners rubbed and bumped with some chipping. New labels to spines. Internally all in decent shape, some offsetting and toning, not foxed and very neat overall. Folding map a little worn, other plate with a short tear. Two copies on COPAC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1794 ca 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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         Maison de plaisance de Sa Majesté Impériale de toutes les Russies &c. &c. &c. à Tsarskoé-Selo 25 verstes de St. Pétersbourg.

      1794 240 x 642 mm. Grand panorama gravé par Née d'après un dessin de Lespinasse, issu de l'histoire de la Russie de Leclerc. Déchirure dans la partie supérieure de l'estampe restaurée.

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        Bref til konglig secreteraren S*** öfver konungens bortresa.

      Uppsala, J. F. Edman, 1794. 4:o. (8) s. Enkelt pappbd med lite bågnade pärmar. Inlagan har varit vikt. Enstaka obetydliga pappersförluster i marginalen och delvis lite bruntonad. Stort ex. ur Viktor Eks samling. Fredmans sång nr 65. Riktad till Elis Schröderheim då Gustav III besökte Finland i samband med sin eriksgata 1775 (och inte Ryssland 1777 som det står i "Fredmans sånger" 1791). Elis Schröderheim (1747-95) var statssekreterare hos Gustav III och från 1776 gift med Anna Charlotta von Stapelmohr. De tillhörde Bellmans nära umgängeskrets och var viktiga personer i hans nätverk, inte minst i kontakten med kungen. Schröderheim var ledamot av Svenska akademien och landshövding i Uppsala 1792-94.

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        Engravings, Explaining The Anatomy Of The Bones, Muscles, And Joints

      Edinburgh: Printed By John Paterson; For Bell and Bradfute, and T. Duncan; and J. Johnson, and G. G. G. & J. Robinson, London 1794.. First Edition of the text, though all but one of the plates are dated 1804- possibly a remainder; Demy 4to; pp. [6], xxii, 191; Illustrated with Twenty-eight plates, one in two states. (possibly lacking an engraved title), Contemporary calf, re-backed with new burgundy morocco spine label. New endpapers, Ink signature, dated 1808, on title-page. Occasional light foxing and offsetting. On the whole, a very good copy of this scarce and important book. Encouraged by his artistic mother, John Bell had received early training in drawing. He was one of the first to apply anatomical teaching to surgery and is widely regarded as the founder of surgical anatomy. He was the first to ligate the gluteal artery and tied the common carotid and internal iliac. Bell's illustrations are some of the most striking in the entire literature, although not to everyone's taste.

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        Voyage en Afrique et en Asie, principalement au Japon, pendant les années 1770-1779. Servant de suite au voyage de D. Sparmann; [ ] Traduit de Suédois, avec des notes du traducteur.

      Fuchs, Libraire, Paris 1794 - First French Edition. 8vo. pp. xii, 532. (The preface - pp. v-viii - is bound in the rear between pp. 530 and 531). Bound in full period calf with gilt spine. Binding shows rubbing and wear but is still sturdy and attractive. Interior pages contain some minor wear, spotting and age-toning. Periodic corner stress marks and corner creases are present. Pages 281-88 reveal a small spot of worming in the lower margin. Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828) was a Swedish botanist and a student of Carl Linnaeus. His travel log (first published in Swedish as "Resa uti Europa, Asia, Africa " in four volumes, 8vo., Uppsala, 1788-93) recounts his botanical collecting voyages with the Dutch East India Company to South Africa, Java and Japan. Among other observations Thunberg describes the Hottentot (Khoikhoi) peoples of South Africa and mentions his visit to Nagasaki in Japan. The translator of the French edition claims that Thunberg’s verbose and detailed style makes an exact translation undesirable. Use was therefore made of Forster’s German abbreviation or abstract but several passages which Forster omitted are here preserved. The final section (pp. 405-450) contains excerpts related to Japan taken from J.G. Georgi’s "Voyage en Sibérie", including a description of Japanese paper-making. A Japanese-French vocabulary is included (pp. 451-486). [Cordier, Japonica, p. 447, Arnold Arboretum, p. 690; Gay 3151]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire sur les eaux minérales et les établissements thermaux des Pyrénées... [Relié à la suite] : Mémoire sur les eaux minérales de Naples et sur les bains de vapeurs..., par Attumoneli.

      A Paris, chez Vatar, an III [1794] ; Impr. de la Société de Médecine, an XII [1804]. Deux ouvrages en un vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-veau havane, dos lisse, pièce de titre grenat, roulettes et fleurons dorés, tranches mouchetées, XXVII-153 pp., 4 planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre, [1] f. d'errata, [1] ff., 168 pp. Mouillure claire angulaire en marge des planches, petit cachet, bel ex. Labarere, 936 Envoi signé de l'auteur Lomet au premier faux-titre : "Pour le citoyen Schilmank chef de bataillon de génie, de la part de l'auteur". Les planches montrent des projets d'établissements thermaux, dont un à Barèges. Labarere, 936.

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        L'ESEMPIO DELLA FRANCIA AVVISO E SPECCHIO ALL'INGHILTERRA

      Stamperia di Baldassarre Comino, Pavia 1794 - Traduzione: Gregorio Fontana (1735-1803) . Prefazione: Gregorio Fontana . Edizione: Prima traduzione italiana . Pagine: XLIX+313 . Formato: 16° . Rilegatura: Cartonato in pelle marrone, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Tassello in pelle nera con incisioni in oro al dorso . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Opera dedicata a Gio. Giuseppe Conte di Wilzeck. Viaggio inchiesta sullo stato Francese per modello inglese. Opera rarissima e importante per capire gli avvenimenti di quel periodo storico e la società dell'epoca del terrore.Foto disponibili .

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        Voyage en Afrique et en Asie, principalement au Japon, pendant les années 1770-1779. Servant de suite au voyage de D. Sparmann; [?] Traduit de Suédois, avec des notes du traducteur.

      Paris: Fuchs, Libraire, 1794. Hardcover. First French Edition. 8vo. pp. xii, 532. (The preface - pp. v-viii - is bound in the rear between pp. 530 and 531). Bound in full period calf with gilt spine. Binding shows rubbing and wear but is still sturdy and attractive. Interior pages contain some minor wear, spotting and age-toning. Periodic corner stress marks and corner creases are present. Pages 281-88 reveal a small spot of worming in the lower margin. Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828) was a Swedish botanist and a student of Carl Linnaeus. His travel log (first published in Swedish as "Resa uti Europa, Asia, Africa?" in four volumes, 8vo., Uppsala, 1788-93) recounts his botanical collecting voyages with the Dutch East India Company to South Africa, Java and Japan. Among other observations Thunberg describes the Hottentot (Khoikhoi) peoples of South Africa and mentions his visit to Nagasaki in Japan. The translator of the French edition claims that Thunberg?s verbose and detailed style makes an exact translation undesirable. Use was therefore made of Forster?s German abbreviation or abstract but several passages which Forster omitted are here preserved. The final section (pp. 405-450) contains excerpts related to Japan taken from J.G. Georgi?s ?Voyage en Sibérie?, including a description of Japanese paper-making. A Japanese-French vocabulary is included (pp. 451-486). [Cordier, Japonica, p. 447, Arnold Arboretum, p. 690; Gay 3151].

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        Map of the State of Kentucky with the Adjoining Territory.

      Important early map of Kentucky and environs, showing the region around the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers, from northern Georgia to Western Territory. The map is centred on the Cumberland River, and shows Southwestern Territory, Tennessee Government, the area reserved for the North Carolina Troops, the Donation Lands from the Commonwealth of Virginia. It shows the North Western Territory with tracts called New Jersey Company, Wabash Company, and Genl. Clarks Grant 150,000 Acres. It extends west to New Madrid, south the Creeks Crossing Place and a for ner Muscle Shoals, east to Harman's Station in Kentucky. Settlements include Knoxville, Nashville, Clarksville, Lexington, Louisville, Bairds Town ect. Also shows forts, traces, trails, etc.This map will be available for sale at the 2016 London ILEC International Fair stand no. 58.

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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.

      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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        A COLLECTION OF THE PRIVATE ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF NORTH-CAROLINA, FROM THE YEAR 1715, TO THE YEAR 1790, INCLUSIVE, NOW IN FORCE AND USE

      Newbern: François-Xavier Martin, 1794. [5],249,[3]pp. Antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Minor toning, light foxing. Very good. Lacks the subscribers leaf, as usual. A rare collection of private acts published to supplement the Iredell edition of the laws of North Carolina. The publication starts with a 1715 act to incorporate a town in Bath County and to secure a public library at St. Thomas' Parish in Pamplico, and ends with a 1788 act to allow a debtor named John Colson back into North Carolina to settle his affairs. Rare, as ESTC records only fifteen copies worldwide. EVANS 27419. McMURTRIE (NORTH CAROLINA) 199. WEEKS 99. SABIN 55602. ESTC W239.

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        Zwei Widmungen für Gleim auf einem Albumblatt. [Halberstadt], 23. V. 1794 und 15. V. 1800.

      1794. 1 S. Bleistift auf Fragment einer zweifärbigen, kattunpapierähnlichen Modeldrucktapete mit floralem Schablonenmuster in braun und weiß, alt numeriert "120a". 8vo (120 x ca. 180 mm). Zwei Widmungsgedichte auf einem Tapetenfragment aus Gleims Gartenhütte, dessen tapezierte Wände seine Gäste als eine Art Graffiti-Album benutzen durften. Das erste schreibt 1794 der 17-jährige norwegische Gutsbesitzerssohn Severin Løvenskiold, der nach dem in Eutin besuchten Gymnasium sich 1793/1794 in Sachsen und Schlesien Kenntnisse in der Bergwissenschaft aneignete und den 75-jährigen Gleim in Halberstadt besuchte: "Es folge deinem schönen Tag / Das Abendroth erquickend nach: / Und schaue in das Hüt[t]chen mild, / Des schönen Tages Wargebild. / Wer Gleimen kennt und ihn nicht liebt, der ist vom Teufeln! [...]" Noch 1794 kehrte Løvenskiold nach Skandinavien zurück und studierte in Kopenhagen Jurisprudenz. Als konservativer Staatsmann wurde er anschließend eine der zentralen Gestalten der dänisch-schwedisch-norwegischen Politik in der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. - Darunter findet sich der sechs Jahre spätere Eintrag, den der Wiener Hofsekretär, Schriftsteller und Freimaurer Joseph von Retzer, der zum engsten Kreis um Ignaz von Born gezählt hatte, dem nun schon 81-jährigen Gleim bei seinem einzigen Besuch schrieb: "Wie sich ein Sohn nach seinem Vater sehnet, / so sehnt ich mich nach dir, o Vater Gleim! / Mein Wunsch ist nun erfüllt! [...]". Die Sehnsucht dürfte nach Gleims Biographen, seinem Großneffen und Nachlassverwalter Friedrich Wilhelm Körte (1776-1846), eine gegenseitige gewesen zu sein: "Eine der letzten persönlichen Bekanntschaften, welche Gleim in diesen Jahren machte, war die des edlen Freiherrn von Retzer, welcher vorzüglich seinetwegen eine zweite Reise nach dem nördlichen Deutschland unternahm. Gleim liebte diesen auf eine so seltene Weise liberalen und wohlwollenden Musenfreund schon längst, und seine Freude war, bei der Nachricht von dessen Ankunft in Halberstadt, um so größer: 'Befänd' ich mich wohl' - schrieb er ihm in's Wirthshaus - 'so flög ich in die Umarmung des lieben Theuern, dessen persönliche Bekanntschaft der uralte Gleim, wie sonst, wol nicht mehr träumte. Bis 11 Uhr konnt' ich nicht warten; kommen Sie, theurer Mann! Krankend zwar, aber mit offenen Armen kruck' ich Ihnen entgegen; oder die Freude macht mich springen'" (Gleims Leben [1811], S. 318). - Am unteren Rand Feuchtigkeitsfleck und Randläsur (bis in Retzers Unterschrift reichend). Beiliegend alter Sammlungsumschlag mit biographischen Notizen zu den Schreibern sowie der Bemerkung: "Unter dem Namen 'Gleim's Hütte' besaß Gleim ein Gartenhäuschen, dessen Wände mit einer Tapete ausgekleidet waren. Als im Laufe späterer Jahre, dessen Wegräumung erfoderlich wurde, suchten die Angehörigen des schon verstorbenen Dichters jene Tapete zu retten, weil auf ihr viele seiner Freunde sich zu verewigen versucht hatten. Hiebei ein Stück davon, welches ich der Frau Doctorin Körte aus Halberstadt verdanke".

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        A coherent collection of printed papers, depositions and reports,

      All 4to., various paginations as below, occasional very minor marks and trivial blemishes, bound into a single volume, in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, the sides generally rather worn, neatly rebacked and labelled. In very good state of preservation, although one printed leaf missing in item 8.Publisher: All privately printed for the Court of Session without printers' names, and all datedYear: 1794 or 1795Edition: An apparently (probably) very rare complete collection of the Court of Session papers relating to the Royal Bank of Scotland's civil action against the Greenock Banking Company.

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