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      Philadelphia, 1794. Minor foxing and soiling, slight edge wear, old fold lines. Very good. An important act passed by the Third Congress, authorizing the construction of the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras, one of the most prominent navigation landmarks on the East Coast. Though this act was passed in 1794, construction did not actually begin until 1799, and the lighthouse was not put into use until 1803. "The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse protects one of the most hazardous sections of the Atlantic Coast. Offshore of Cape Hatteras, the Gulf Stream collides with the Virginia Drift, a branch of the Labrador Current from Canada. This current forces southbound ships into a dangerous twelve-mile long sandbar called Diamond Shoals. Hundreds and possibly thousands of shipwrecks in this area have given it the reputation as the 'Graveyard of the Atlantic'" - National Park Service. "Approved - May the thirteenth 1794" and signed in print by Speaker of the House Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Vice President John Adams, and President George Washington. Variant states of other acts of the Third Congress are known, and this issue is that which also has the printed lines "Deposited among the Rolls in the Office of the Secretary of State" and "Secretary of State," and signed in manuscript by the second Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph. NAIP locates copies at the Library of Congress, Rhode Island Historical Society, and the American Antiquarian Society; OCLC locates just three more. Edmund Randolph became the second Secretary of State on Jan. 2, 1794, succeeding Thomas Jefferson, who resigned at the end of 1793. He continued the practice begun in the First Congress of the Secretary of State signing a small number of "official" copies of Congressional acts for distribution to the States and important government officials. After the Third Congress official acts were no longer signed in manuscript by the Secretary of State.

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        New Map of the Whole Continent of America Divided Into North and South and West Indies

      London: Laurie & Whittle. Very Good. 1794. Map. Full title in ornate title border continues "...Wherin are exactly Described the United States of North America as well as The Several European Possessions according to the Preliminaries of Peace at Versailles Jan. 20, 1783. Compiled from Mr. D'Anville's Maps of that Continent with the additions of the Spanish Discoveries in 1775 to the north of California & Corrected in the Several Parts belong to Great Britain from the Original Materials of Governor Pownall, M. P. London. Publish'd by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 12th May 1794." A detailed engraved full-color map of North and South America from the close of the 18th century. On four sheets joined in two pairs (north and south). A few margin chips and tears with a short split along a horizontal fold. The map has good detail in the east and southwest of North America, with a mostly blank interior west and fair accuracy along the western coast up to the Queen Charlotte Isles. On the Calfornia coast Rio del Carmel is shown just north of San Diego, and a Rio de los Delores emptying into Puerto de la Bodega el Cordon, with an alternate name of Sr. Francis Drake's Harbour 1579, well south of Pta. De los Reyes on the map. In the left-hand portion of the southern sheet is a large table giving colonial possessions, and below that a large inset of Baffin's and Hudson's Bays and Greenland. Fleur-de-lis watermark, Heawood 1861. Wheat Transmississippi 226. ; 40 1/2" x 46 1/2" .

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      [Philadelphia, 1794. Very minor foxing and tanning. Near fine. The official printing of a Congressional resolution relating to international commerce and the first American embargo during the war between France and Great Britain. Both nations maintained they had the right to seize neutral vessels carrying to either party, making American ships subject to attacks by both. In March 1794, responding to the 1793 British Orders in Council authorizing this and the French closure of the Bordeaux ports, President Washington asked Congress to pass a one- month embargo on all foreign shipping, which was extended in April. In order not to interfere with the East India trade, both Randolph and Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton recommended that the President be authorized to grant specific passports as exceptions. The present resolution authorizes the President to grant clearances for currently loaded American ships to sail with their goods, provided they only unload cargo beyond the Cape of Good Hope. "Approved - May the seventh 1794," and signed in print by Speaker of the House Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Vice President John Adams, and President George Washington. This issue is a variant of Evans 27882, having the printed lines "Deposited among the Rolls in the Office of the Secretary of State" and "Secretary of State" and signed in manuscript by the second Secretary of State Edmund Randolph. OCLC locates one copy of this issue, at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Scarce in either format, and particularly rare with the signature of the Secretary of State. Edmund Randolph became the second Secretary of State on Jan. 2, 1794, succeeding Thomas Jefferson, who resigned at the end of 1793. He continued the practice begun in the First Congress of the Secretary of State signing a small number of "official" copies of Congressional acts for distribution to the States and important government officials. After the Third Congress, official acts were no longer signed in manuscript by the Secretary of State.

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      Boston, 1794. Contemporary wooden boards, covered in patterned paper, paper spine. Bottom inch of rear board lacking. Two later linen strips reinforcing hinges. Wear to binding. Minor soiling and foxing. Very good. Illustrated Bible for children, with numerous woodcuts, including a full set of the Apostles and a full-page cut showing the Day of Judgment. The folding plate at the front shows two states of being, as depicted by a tree: that of a good Christian and that of the Natural Man. This is the second hieroglyphical Bible printed in America, preceded only by the Isaiah Thomas one of 1788. William Norman, the publisher, is better known as a map publisher and printer of the first American coastal atlas (1790). Quite nice, in contemporary condition, and of great rarity.

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      Philadelphia, 1794. Contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, leather label. Spine slightly darkened, some edge wear, corners rubbed. Minor foxing, a few short fold separations and minor foxing to map. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. The second American edition of Jefferson's famous work, and the first American edition to contain a map. This is the only book-length work by Jefferson to be published in his lifetime, and has been called "one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks." It was largely written in 1781 and first published in Paris, in French, in 1785, then published in English in London in 1787. Written in the form of answers to questions about Virginia, the book supplies a description of the geography, with an abundance of supporting material and unusual information. As J.M. Edelstein notes: "Jefferson wrote about things which interested him deeply and about which he knew a great deal; the NOTES, therefore, throws a fascinating light on his tastes, curiosities, and political and social opinions." The map which accompanies this edition was executed by Samuel Lewis and depicts Virginia in considerable detail. The story of the creation of this book and its publishing history is an interesting one. It is told fully by Millicent Sowerby in her catalogue of Jefferson's library, where it occupies some thirty pages in small type. This edition includes appendices containing Charles Thomson's notes on Jefferson's original text, his "Draught of a Fundamental Constitution for the Commonwealth of Virginia" and "An Act for Establishing Religious Freedom." The table describes Indian tribes of Virginia.

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        Gesamtansicht; darunter Befestigungsplan ('Colonia').

      - anonymer Kupferstich aus Almanacco Istorico, 1794, 23,5 x 36,5 Seltene Gesamtansicht von Köln; darunter Befestigungsplan (oben links Erklärungen von 1. - 6.) (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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      [Boston, 1794. Overall sheet size: 21 1/4 x 33 inches. Very good. An early issue of the earliest American chart of the North Carolina coast. Wheat & Brun and others, speculate that the original version of this map was separately published in 1761, citing an advertisement in the September 14, 1761 BOSTON GAZETTE: "The Navigation on the Coast of North and South Carolina being very dangerous on account of the many Bars, Shoals, Sandbanks, Rocks, etc. The late Daniel Dunbibin, Esq. of North Carolina, has, at very great Expence and Labour, draughted the Sea Coast of both the Provinces in a large whole Sheet Chart of 33 inches by 23; together with all the Rivers, Bays, Inlets, Islands, Brooks, Bars, Shoals, Rocks, Soundings, Currents, &c. with necessary Directions to render the Navigation both easy and safe, and are much esteemed by the most expert Pilots...." No copy of this 1761 map is known to exist. It is believed, however, that John Norman re-used the original printing plate for this map, or closely copied a surviving example, when he published the first edition of his THE AMERICAN PILOT in 1791. This example of Norman's chart of the North Carolina coastline is present here in its third state (i.e. preceded by the 1761 first issue, and second issue copies from the 1791 and 1792 editions of Norman's pilot). This state can be discerned by the addition of "New Inlet" just north of Cape Fear. Additional issues were published through 1803. The American Revolution brought to an end Britain's leading role in the mapping of America. The task now fell to the American publishing industry, still in its infancy, but with first-hand access to the new surveys that were documenting the rapid growth of the nation. In particular, there was a need for nautical charts for use by the expanding New England commercial fleets. The first American marine atlas, Mathew Clark's A COMPLETE SET OF CHARTS OF THE COAST OF AMERICA, was published in Boston in 1790. Two of Clark's charts had been engraved by John Norman, who was inspired to launch his own enterprise. In January 1790, Norman published a notice in the BOSTON GAZETTE stating he was currently engraving charts of all the coast of America on a large scale. These were assembled and published as THE AMERICAN PILOT (Boston, 1791). Norman's PILOT, the second American marine atlas, indeed the second American atlas of any kind, marked an advance over the earlier work of Mathew Clark. New editions of the PILOT appeared in 1792 and 1794, and after John Norman's death, his son, William, brought out editions in 1794, 1798, 1801, and 1803. Despite the seemingly large number of editions, THE AMERICAN PILOT is one of the rarest of all American atlases, and one of the very few published during the 18th century. Wheat & Brun (pp.198-199) locate just ten complete copies for the first five editions: 1791 (Huntington, Harvard); 1792 (LC, Clements); 1794(1) (LC, JCB, Boston Public); 1794(2) (Yale); 1798 (LC, Boston Public).n.

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      Valencia, 1794. Contemporary tree calf, spine ornately gilt, leather label, all edges red. Very minor wear to corners. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown. Small ink stamp on titlepage and verso of table. A few leaves lightly toned. Near fine. "The only work on California published by the Dominicans" - Bancroft, HISTORY OF THE NORTH MEXICAN STATES. A descriptive work, with much on the Indians and the missionary activities of the Dominicans after the expulsion of the Jesuits. It also contains an important report on the dispute between the British and Spanish at Nootka Sound off Vancouver Island. It was mostly written at the San Miguel mission in the northern part of Baja California and is alleged to have been suppressed by the Spanish censors.

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      Baltimore, 1794. Single quarto sheet. Old fold lines. Light wear and soiling, two older tape repairs on verso. Staining on right edge. Good plus. James Monroe writes to New Hampshire Senator John Langdon immediately before Monroe's departure to take up his position as U.S. Minster to France. Monroe resigned his Virginia seat in the Senate to accept the diplomatic position to France. In this letter he asks Langdon to remain informed about affairs in the Senate: "Dear sir, I cannot take my departure without dropping you a line to request that you will occasionally write & give me such information as you know I expect to possess, where I am going. I sail in a few hours upon a mission which was little thought of when you left Philadelphia. Present our best respects to Mrs. Langdon & yr. daughter & be assured of the esteem & regard with I am sincerely yours, Jas. Monroe." John Langdon (1741-1819) was a New Hampshire merchant and politician who was one of New Hampshire's first senators. He served as president PRO TEMPORE of the Senate and later held the office of the governor of the state. Though he started out as a Federalist, Langdon switched his views and allegiances to the Jeffersonian Republicans around 1794. He and Monroe served in the Senate together before Monroe left to begin his diplomatic career across the Atlantic. Further evidence of their continued friendship is indicated by President Monroe's visit to Langdon while he was in New Hampshire in 1817. James Monroe (1758-1831) was serving as a Senator from Virginia when he was appointed U.S. Minister to France, where he served from 1794 to 1796. In the end Monroe was considered too friendly to the French cause and was replaced by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. He was subsequently twice governor of Virginia, Minister to Britain, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State before being elected to the office of the presidency in 1817.

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        Voyage philosophique politique et littéraire fait en Russie pendant les an EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Paris: Chez Briand, 1794. Fine. Chez Briand, A Paris 1794, In-8 (12,5x20,5cm), xvj, 387pp. et x, 381pp., 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - first edition. Half vellum binding green wedges in time. Jansenist back smooth decorated with 7 small wheels. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Headdress head of Volume 2 threadbare. Volume 1 of the lower joint split tail of 5 cm, 2 cm and higher. Pretty green vellum copy however. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale et unique, illustrée de trois figures et d'une carte déplliante de la Russie comprise entre la Sibérie et l'Europe. Reliure en demi velin vert à coins d'époque. Dos lisse janséniste orné de 7 petite roulettes. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête du tome 2 élimée. Mors inférieur du tome 1 fendu en queue sur 5 cm, et supérieur sur 2 cm. Elégant exemplaire en velin vert cependant. C'est le polygraphe Pierre Nicolas Chantreau qui est l'auteur de l'ouvrage, la mention d'une traduction est donc un subterfuge de l'éditeur ou de l'éditeur ; ce dernier a compilé toute une série de livres pour écrire ce voyage à la narration classique qui n'eut jamais de voyageur, mais qui retrace l'histoire de la Russie, son commerce, de ses moeurs et usages, et de ses monuments, de sa géographie... Des voyageurs de commerce en Finlande décident d'un voyage à la découverte de la Russie et du peuple Russe. Bien qu'on y trouve des chapitres sur les peuples tartares, la ville de Novgorod, le voyage s'occupe essentiellement de Saint Petersbourg et de Moscou. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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      Rotterdam, 1794. Single folded sheet. Three horizontal folds, else fine. A rare Dutch loan certificate for prime real estate in the new nation's capital. The title translates to SCHEME OF A NEGOTIATION...AT THE OFFICES OF MESSRS. ROCQUETTE, ELSEVIER AND BEELDEMAKER, AT ROTTERDAM, FOR THE ACCOUNT OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JAMES GREENLEAF. This printed document involves James Greenleaf, the U.S. consul to Amsterdam, who helped open up the new Federal City to land speculators. It is signed at the end by a Dutch banking official. Hamilton and Jefferson having struck their deal to move the nation's capital from iniquitous New York to virtuous Virginia, it fell to President Washington to oversee the construction of the new Federal City. He appointed Pierre L'Enfant to draw up the architectural plan, and named three trusted friends to serve as commissioners to supervise the sale and development of property lots: Daniel Carroll, Thomas Johnson and David Stuart. Onto this wide open field of opportunity stepped James Greenleaf in 1793, a young Bostonian, cousin (by marriage) of John Adams. Greenleaf used his friendship with presidential secretary Tobias Lear to win the confidence of Washington, who in turn convinced the commissioners to sell Greenleaf 3,000 lots. Greenleaf paid with a promise instead of cash: he would give the commissioners $12,000 a year for seven years, and he backed that commitment with boasts of a million-dollar line of credit available to him for the asking in Holland. Such prospects no doubt played a key part in Washington's decision to appoint him the American consul to Amsterdam in October 1793. This loan was the best Greenleaf could do - a million guilders instead of dollars (equivalent to $400,000). The lots here listed as collateral include some of the prime real estate of present-day Washington: Lots 680- 682 are home to Union Station Plaza and Columbus Circle; Lot 725 is where the Hart Senate Office Building stands; and the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress now covers Lot 730. Washington told Lear in September 1793 that Greenleaf "has dipped deeply in the concerns of the Federal City...on very advantageous terms for himself," but the President hoped such speculation would bring needed cash to the city's treasury (Works, 33:105). In December 1793 Greenleaf bought another 3,000 lots in league with Declaration signer Robert Morris and John Nicholson, who were together trying to build a real estate empire on the western frontier. Washington's "repugnance was greater" towards this second sale since Greenleaf "was speculating deeply...thereby laying the foundation of immense profit to himself and those with whom he was concerned." (Works, 34: 79-80). Greenleaf's pyramidal schemes were crumbling by late 1795, and Washington was calling the Bostonian's contract with the Commissioners "an unproductive and a disagreeable spectacle" (Works, 34: 305). In September 1795, as the present document indicates, the Dutch bankers scaled back their loan to a $60,000 mortgage on 250 lots, and packaged it to Dutch investors. This document is one of only 150 shares offered, and investors could present the coupon included here to receive payment at the bank's offices. Few likely did so, since Greenleaf's many creditors threw him into debtor's prison. The debacle convinced Washington and the commissioners that Congress, and not speculators, had to finance the city's construction. Greenleaf died in 1842, but the litigation over his holdings long outlived him. The last action concerning his tangled deals was not concluded until 1857. Dutch banking documents concerning early Washington D.C. are extremely rare. Only one copy recorded, at the Library of Congress. This copy formerly sold at Christie's, New York, Dec. 18, 2003.

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        An Accurate Map of the Islands & Channels between China and New Holland

      R. Wilkinson, 1 January, London 1794 - Engraved map, 265 x 338mm., contemporary handcolouring, a fine copy with the early manuscript numeral "42" in ink to lower right margin. Marvellous map, the companion to Wilkinson's map of the east coast of Australia. This map of South-East Asia is rather usefully designed to show the islands between the Torres Strait in the bottom right and Canton at top right, giving an overview of the waters which were seeing the beginnings of what would become the established China/India to New Holland trade with its famous waterways such as the Straits of Sunda and Malacca, and the Sulu Sea. In fact, as an introduction to this burgeoning trade, the map could scarcely be bettered.The map was originally included in Robert Wilkinson's A General Atlas, being A Collection of Maps of the World (1794).

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      London: J. Kerby, 1794. Half titles. Quarto. Modern three-quarter mottled calf and marbled boards, gilt morocco labels. Tape residue on front free endpaper of first volume. Occasional light foxing. Some offsetting on maps. One map with two-inch closed tear near gutter. Very good overall. First edition of a work that is fundamental to any collection of books relating to the American Revolution. This work is "generally considered the best contemporary account of the Revolution written from the British side" (Sabin). Stedman was a native of Philadelphia, a Loyalist who served as an officer under Howe, Clinton, and Cornwallis, and later became an examiner of Loyalist claims for the British government. He had firsthand knowledge of many of the campaigns and persons involved in the effort. He is critical of Howe, and describes all the major theatres of war, as well as individual battles from Bunker Hill to Yorktown. The beautifully engraved maps (the largest of which is approximately 20 x 30 inches) constitute the finest collection of plans assembled by an eyewitness. They depict the sieges of Savannah and Charlestown, plus the battles of Saratoga, Camden, Guilford, Hobkirk's Hill, and Yorktown.

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        Considerations on the Factitious Airs, and on the Manner of obtaining them in large Quantities, in two Parts. Part I. By Thomas Beddoesd, M.D. Part II. By James Watt, Esq.

      - Bristol : Printed By Bugin and Rosser, (1794), 8°, 48; 32 pp., 3 z.T. gefalt. Kupferstichtafeln, feiner Halbledereinband mit Rvg. und Rückenschild; feines Exemplar. Very Rare First Edition! Part I. A Familiar Explanation of the Principles on which Benefit may be expected from Factitious Airs in Various Diseases. Part II. Description of an Air Apparatus; with Hints respecting the Use and Properties of Different Elastic Fluids. By James Watt. Illustrations: The three plates show Watt's pneumatic apparatus for administering the gas. - - "This is the rare first edition of the Beddoes-Watt tract. In the second edition which was much expanded (1795: 168, 40 pp.) Beddoes states: "The former edition of this pamphlet, consisting of between 500 and 600 copies, appeared in the middle of October, 1794. The booksellers had disposed of most of the copies in a few weeks; and in less than four months a new impression became necessary." Of Watt's contribution the D.N.B. states: "Watt had his interest in chemical science still further stimulated by the hope of benefiting the health of his invalid son, Gregory, by the inhaling of gases, called in those days 'factitious airs.' This mode of cure was advocated by the celebrated Dr. Thomas Beddoes, and Watt devised an apparatus to be used in hospitals, and of a smaller size in private houses, for the generation of the 'airs,' and in 1795 published a pamphlet [the second edition], with illustrations, prices, and directions for use. Two principal 'airs' were to be produced, the one oxygen and the other hydro-carbonate; this appears to have been a mixture of hydrogen, carbonic acid, and some carbonic oxide. This horrible compound was not supposed to be of the best kind, nor to do its work properly, unless it had the effect of producing in the unhappy inhaler an attack of vertigo." Fulton & Stanton I,8 - - Nitrous Oxide : "The use of volatile agents to abrogate sensation had its primary origin in the work of three men: Joseph Priestley, Thomas Beddoes, and Humphry Davy. In 1772 Priestley discovered nitrous oxide, and he was also largely responsible for introducing the modem chemical study of the gases. He had not observed the exhilarating effects of nitrous oxide inhalation, but after discovering oxygen in 1774 he cautiously suggested that inhalation of certain gases might be of therapeutic benefit, particularly for diseases involving the lungs. His suggestion was taken up both in England and on the Continent, and Thomas Beddoes of Bristol was so impressed by Priestley's studies that in 1794 he and James Watt, the inventor of the steam-engine, published a book on the medical uses of die so-called "factitious airs," which enjoyed great popularity." Fulton & Stanton, p.8 - - The first part by Beddoes covers experiments that he conducted on humans and animals subjected to inhaling various gases. - - "The most important contribution to the study of therapeutic inhalation in general was made by Thomas Beddoes." Duncum, The Development of Inhalation Anaesthesia, pp. 64-70. - - "Perhaps the first modern gas inhaler was the one that James Watts, an engineer, constructed for Thomas Beddoes." Thomas, E. Keys, The History of Surgical Anesthesia, p.83 - - John F. Fulton & Madeline E. Stanton, The Centennial of Surgical Anesthesia (1946), I, 8. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Franz Nadorp (1794-1876). Im Gefängnis. Braune Tusche und Feder in Schwarz

      - Franz Nadorp (1794 Anholt (Westfalen)-Rom 1876). Im Gefängnis. 1854 . Braune Tusche und Feder in Schwarz auf Papier. -- Beschreibung: -- Braune Tusche und Feder in Schwarz auf Papier. unten mittig signiert und datiert: "Ndp inv. 1854.-", verso mit Sammlungsstempeln (nicht bei (Lugt Nr.). -- Größe/Size: -- 24,9 x 20,1 cm. -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter, altersgerechter Zustand mit leichten Altersspuren. -- Weitere Beschreibung: -- Franz Nadorp, der durch seine umfassende Bildung und sein Rede-, Musik-, und Zeichentalent lange Jahre der Dreh- und Angelpunkt des römischen Kunstlebens war, strotzte förmlich vor mannigfaltiger Phantasie, die sich in seinen stets eigenen und eindrucksvollen Bildfindungen ausschüttete. Von Illustrationen Dantes, Shakespeares, Ossians, der Nibelungen und der Edda bis hin zu Porträts, religiösen Themen und Landschaften, ausgeführt in Zeichnungen, Ölgemälden, Druckgraphiken und Plastiken: stets ist die Komposition unverkennbar individualisiert und nicht selten durch Witz und Charme aufgelockert. Trotz seiner vielseitigen Begabungen war Nadorp das Glück im Leben kaum hold und so musste er sich stets als nahezu mittelloser Künstler mit Porträtaufträgen und Zeichenunterricht durchschlagen. Seine Pläne, ein gefeierter Historienmaler zu werden, scheiterten und die finanzielle Unterstützung, die er aus dem Salm-Salmschen Fürstenhause erhielt, brach mit dem Tod seines Förderers ab. Es mag diese stete Unterwerfung gewesen sein, die Nadorp dazu veranlasste, eine Szene wie in unserem Blatt darzustellen. Er präsentiert dem Betrachter eine Gruppe von vier Männern in Frauenkleidern, die, im Kerker sitzend, von geharnischten Frauen genauestens bei Tätigkeiten wie Stricken, Spinnen und Polieren bewacht werden. Der Mann rechts am Boden, in einem Stock gefesselt, findet sich dabei unter dem sprichwörtlichen Pantoffel wieder, der den Mann als unterdrückten Befehlsempfänger der Frau auszeichnet. Doch sollte Nadorp sich selbst in diesem Rollenspiel erkennen, so befindet er sich in bester Gesellschaft, denn kein geringerer als Herkules ist in dieser Travestie sein Vorläufer und Leidensgenosse. Von der lydischen Königin Omphale mit der drohend erhobenen Sandale an den Spinnrocken gezwungen, dabei Frauenkleidung tragend, ist Herkules der Prototyp für die hier versammelte Männermannschaft. Als stets zu Höherem berufener Künstler litt Nadorp sehr unter der Missachtung, die seiner Kunst entgegengebracht wurde und sah sich oft "von finstern melancholischen Gedanken gefoltert". Die Identifikation mit Herkules in diesem umgedrehten Machtverhältnis mag also durchaus Nadorps eigene Befindlichkeit spiegeln. Auch allgemein verstanden kann das Blatt den Künstler zeigen, der nicht seinen eigenen Vorstellungen und Idealen, seinem eigenen Herkules, folgen kann, sondern in der Abhängigkeit von seinen Aufraggebern dazu gezwungen ist, ein Sklavenleben im Kerker zu fristen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        An History of the River Thames Vol. I. & II. [in 2 volumes]

      Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for John and Josiah Boydell; from the types of W. Martin 1794-96 - , 2 uniform volumes, xiv, 312 & 294 pages, complete with additional title pages at front 'An History of the Principal Rivers of Great Britain', frontispiece and dedication in volume 1, large folding map of the Thames, plus 76 coloured aquatint plates across the two volumes, the leather in the spine was applied separately probably due to the large size of the volumes so they have not been rebacked First Edition , spines darkened, corners lightly bumped, some spots to covers but mostly clean and bright, previous owner's bookplates at front pastedown, light tanning or spotting to some margins, plates clean and well preserved by tissue guards, books in very good condition , contemporary binding, full original straight grained red morocco, gilt borders and titles, dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers Folio, 42 x 31.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht ('Granada.').

      - Kupferstich v. Angus n. H. Swinburne b. M. Bovi in London, dat. 1794, 25,5 x 36,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Die Amphibien.

      - Engelbrecht, Augsburg 1794. Gest. Titel, 8 Bl., 328 S. mit 40 handkolor. Kupfertafeln. Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rückensch. Gering berieben, minimal stockfleckig. Sehr schönes Exemplar, die Tafeln mit leuchtendem Kolorit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Botanisches Bilderbuch für die Jugend und Freunde der Pflanzenkunde. Band 1, 2 und 3. In 3 Bde.

      Leipzig, Voss, 1794-95-98, - in-8vo, 3 Titelbl. + 102 handkolor. Blumen- und Pflanzen-Kupfertafeln, Leinenbände, romant. R.-verg., etwas berieben. Erste Ausgabe der ersten drei Bänden (bis 1801 erschienen noch 2 weitere Bände, ill. mit 50 Kupfern). Die Kupfern mit erläuterndem Text auf deutsch, französisch und englisch; Namen-Register in den 3 Sprachen am Schluss jedes Bandes. Ab Band 3 wurde das Werk von Dreves zus. mit Friedrich Gottlob Hayne herausgegeben, von da ab auch mit gedrucktem Titel «Getreue Abbildungen und Zergliederungen deutscher Gewächse» . Konzipiert in ähnlicher pädagogischer Absicht wie Bertuchs «Bilderbuch für Kinder» (vgl. Vorwort). Die Tafeln stammen von Dreves selbst, von Kühner, tlw. auch Kopien nach Curtis' «Flora Londonensis».First edition of volume 1, 2 and 3, (of 5 published) illustrated with altogether 3 title-pages of which 2 handcoloured, and 102 handcoloured plates withe texts in English, German and French. Cloth binding, spines with gilt title and romantic gilt decoration, some rubbing.154 S. / 176 S. + 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen zwischen S. 136 und 137 / VIII einschl. Drucktitel + 188 S., + insg. 3 mit Schnorkeln verzierten gestoch. Titelbl. mit Vignette davon 2 handkoloriert + 102 handkolor. Blumen- und Pflanzen-Kupfertafeln (gestochen van Capieux), Textblätter etwas gebräunt oder stockfleckig, Wurmspur in 2 Blatträndern, unbedeut. leichtbrauner Wasserfleck im äussersten Rand der Tafeln 98 bis 102 und hingehör. Textbl.,Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen BBI 528. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages du professeur Pallas, dans plusieurs provinces de l'Empire de Russie et dans l'Asie septentrionale. Traduits de l'allemand par le C. Gauthier de la Peyronie. Nouvelle Édition, Revue et enrichie de Notes par les CC. Lamarck . et Langlès. Ens. de 8 vols. (Texte) + 1 vol. Atlas incomplet (40 pl. sur 108).

      Paris, Maradan, [1794], - in-8vo, environ 3725 p. de texte, 40 cartes et planches gravées, bel ensemble de reliures d?époque en demi-cuir aux coins, dos avec titre et filets or, pièce de titre grise, numération des vols. sur fond rouge, tranches jaunes. Second French edition of Pallas?s 1768-1774 journeys through Russia. The French translation of the work appeared in five volumes and one atlas-volume, 1788-1793. The present ?Nouvelle édition? revised by Lamarck and Langlès, comprises eight text-volumes and one atlas volume with maps and plates.Atlas: ?Voyages du professeur Pallas, dans plusieurs provinces de l'Empire de Russie, et dans l'Asie Septentrionale? (1er voyage), Tome Neuvième, (Planches), [1794]. 40 planches conservées sur 108, dont la grande carte de l?Empire Russe 1787 (55 x 117 cm) en 2 feuilles (= pl. 1, non numérotée), suivie par les planches num. de 2 à 40. Reliure en demi-cuir, dos avec ornements empire, plats usés.Peter Simon Pallas (Berlin 1741-1811) studied medicine and natural history in Germany, Holland, and England. In 1767 he went to St Petersburg and began to conduct research in Russia. He was an eminent botanist, zoologist and geographer, and "sought to advance from merely describing nature to finding the causal interrelationships and hidden regularities of natural phenomena." Darwin acknowledged his work to have been influential in the development of evolutionary ideas (DSB).In the years 1768 to 1774 Pallas joined so-called "academic expeditions" which traversed the Russian Empire from West to East and explored the Zhiguli Mountains and the Southern Urals, the steppes of Western Siberia and the Altay, Lake Baikal, and the mountains of Transbaikalia. He studied flora and fauna, landscape, geological condition, local population and culture. His findings were published in Reise durch verschiedenen Provinzen des russischen Reichs (3 volumes, St Petersburg 1771-1776).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Brunet IV, col. 325; Cat. Russica 36; Stafleu & Cowan 7224; Wood, p. 511; DSB X, pp. 283-285.

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        Aphorismen aus der chemischen Physiologie der Pflanzen.

      - Aus dem Latein. übers. von Gotthelf Fischer. Nebst einigen Zusätzen von Prof. Hedwig und einer Vorrede von Christ. Friedr. Ludwig. Voss, Lpz. 1794. XX, 206 S., 1 Bl. Schlichter Ppbd. d. Zt. Kanten u. Rücken stärker beschabt u. bestoßen. Mehrfach gestempelt. – Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Loewenberg 22 – Sehr seltenes Frühwerk von Humboldt, das von J. G. Fischer von Waldheim übersetzt und von Humboldt selbst revidiert wurde. Erstmals 1793 als Teil der "Flora Fribergensis specimen" erschienen. Enthält vielfältige botanische und physiologische Beobachtungen und Ideen zur Bestimmung der Lebenskraft. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PRAAG, LITERATUUR, DENIS, DE CARRO--- Klein oblong boekje met 24 beschreven pagina's. Titelpagina: 'Autographes des principaux litterateurs slaves de la Boheme, receuilles pour mr. Alphonse Denis, par son ami le chevalier Jean de Carro'. Praag 1-12-1841.

      Alphonse Denis (1794-1876) was letterkundige, politicus en burgemeester van Hyeres (1830-1848). Jean de Carro was arts en docent aan de universiteiten van Edinburg, Wenen en Praag, lid van de Societe du Musee National de Boheme en gedurende het seizoen arts van de wateren te Karlsbad. Inschrijvingen van (spellingsfouten!) Winaricky, Ant. Marek, Peuntisek, Jan Weckewsky, ..., Joseph Jungmann, Sim. K. Machacek, Pawel Josef Safavit, Fr. L. Celakowsky, Waclaw Stanek, Fant. Palacky, L. Thun, Jan Swatopluz, Wactaw Hanka, Josef Frans Petr Hollmann, Jan Pracooslais Kaubek, Jos Kajesan Tijl, Ant. Jan Jungmann, Karel Amerlin. Allen met uitvoerige opdrachten of gedichten en gedateerd Praag 1841.

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        Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh bards: :The bardic museum, of primitive British literature; and other admirable rarities; : forming the second volume of the Musical, poetical, and historical relicks of the Welsh bards and Druids { 2 Titles }

      London: Printed for the author, and sold at No 122, in Mount Street, near Berkeley Square., 1794. Title of First Volume Continuation - 'Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh bards: : preserved, by tradition and authentic manuscripts, from very remote antiquity; never before published. To the bardic tunes are added variations for the harp, harpsichord, violin, or flute: with a select collection of the pennillion and englynion, or, epigrammatic stanzas, poetical blossoms, and pastoral songs, of Wales, with English translations. Likewise, a general history of the bards and druids, from the earliest period to the present time: with an account of their music and poetry. To which is prefixed, a copious dissertation on the musical instruments of the aboriginal Britons'. Edition: A new edition, doubly augmented, and improved..[4], 183, viii p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., music ; Subscribers List. Pp. 124-183 comprise engraved musical scores.There are some ink type annotations mainly to margins of the first listed volume { images will show this }; else is extremely good. 2nd listed - second volume was published under title: The bardic museum. " - Publisher Details: London: : Printed by A. Strahan, for the author; and sold at No 3, in Green Street, near Grosvenor Square. Publication Date: 1802. This section is without annotation. xx, 112 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (1 col.) ; Pp. 61-112 comprise engraved music. "Corrections, and additions": p. xx. Professionally Recased in Half Leather. Presenting and handling well. { representative images to follow }. Hard Cover. Very Good. Folio.

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        An Introduction to Botany

      London: Crowder, 1794. hardcover. Containing an Explanation of the Theory of that Science; Extracted from the Works of Dr. Linnaeus. Illustrated with 12 copper plates, 2 explanatory tables, an appendix and glossary. 434pp., 8vo, beautiful contemporary speckled calf binding with gilt-tooled spine and red leather label. London: S. Crowder, 1794. Fifth corrected edition. Scattered foxing, else near fine.

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        The Rhine: or, a journey from Utrecht to Francfort; chiefle by the borders of the Rhine, and the passage down the river, from Mentz to Bonn. 2 Bde.

      London Johnson 1794 - VIII, 329 SS.; VI, 394 SS., 1 Bl. m. 1 gefalt., gest. Karte, 24 Aquatintaansichten sowie 3 Musikbeilagen, 8°, HLdr.- Bde. d. Zt. ( Ecken leicht berieben ) Abbey, Travel 215. - Unter den Ansichten 22 deutsche, Andernach, Bingen, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Kleve, Koblenz (2), Köln, Mainz. Nassau, Neuwied, Siebengebirge, Hammerstein, Linz u.a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vögelisegg, Sicht über den Bodensee, Originaltitel:VUE DU FAMEUSE SITUATION DE VÖGELISGG, Dediee a Monsieur J.Zellweger Seignieur Landamann Canton Appenzell des Rhodes exterieures,

      StGallen 1794 - kolorierte Kupferradierung, 25.6x40.4cm, fachmännisch restauriert, engrandig, Papier gebräunt, rare view from Appenzell towards the Lake of Constance,

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        Esquisse d'un tableau historique des progres de l'esprit humain. Ouvrage posthume de Condorcet

      Chez Agasse (de l'Imprimerie de Boiste l'an III de la Republique) (1794-1795), A Paris - Piccola escoriazione all\'angolo di un piatto perdita di due angolini di carta al frontespizio e pagina che segue VIII + 389 p. - in-16

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        A coherent collection of printed papers, depositions and reports, all Court of Session papers, concerning a major legal dispute between the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Greenock Banking Company

      All privately printed for the Court of Session without printers' names, and all dated 1794 or 1795. 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. 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. The Greenock Banking Company, established in 1785, was Greenock's first and only bank until 1802. It was never very successful, however, and failed in 1842 when its business was acquired by the Western Bank of Scotland (est. 1832) of Glasgow. The problem that arose in the early 1790s, and culminated in an expensive and protracted hearing in the Edinburgh Court of Session (the Scottish Supreme Court), related to the Royal Bank's arrangements for inter-bank accounting and, once or twice weekly note exchange with the Greenock Banking Company, otherwise known as Dunlop, Houston, Gammill and Company, Bankers in Greenock. The papers in this collection comprise: 1. [ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND]> Exhibits, and depositions of havers, in the cause, the Royal Bank against Dunlop, Houston, Gammil and Company, Bankers in Greenock.> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., 38pp. [BL only in ESTC]. 2. [ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND]> Proof in process, the Royal Bank of Scotland, against Mess. Dunlop, Houston, Gammil & Company.> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., 40pp. [BL only in ESTC]. 3. [ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND]> Information for the Governor and Company of the Royal Bank of Scotland, and Mr. William Simpson, their cashier, pursuers, against James Dunlop merchant in Glasgow, Andrew Houston of Jordanhill, James Gemmell merchant in Greenock, and James MacDowall merchant in Glasgow, under the firm of Dunlop, Houston, Gemmell, and Company, Bankers in Greenock, defenders.> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., title-page rather worn and with closed tear (but no loss), 43 + (1). [BL only in ESTC]. 4. [GREENOCK BANKING COMPANY]> Information for Andrew Houston of Jordanhill, James Macdowall, merchant in Glasgow, and James Gammill, merchant in Greenock, partners of the Greenock Banking Company, defenders; against Messrs Scott Moncrieff and Dale, cashiers of the Royal Bank of Scotland at Glasgow, and William Simpson, cashier of the said Royal Bank at Edinburgh, pursuers.> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., 77 + (1) + 6pp., including the Appendix (6pp.). [BL only in ESTC]. 5. [ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND]> Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the petition of Mess. Robert-Scott-Moncrieff and David Dale, cashiers for the Royal Bank of Scotland at Glasgow, and of William Simpson, Esq; cashier of the said Bank at Edinburgh.> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., 36 + 4pp., including the Appendix. [BL only in ESTC]. 6. [ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND]> Condescendence of the Branch of the Royal Bank at Glasgow, pursuers; against Mess. Dunlop, Houstoun, Gammill, and Company, bankers in Greenock, defenders.> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., 3 + (1)pp. [BL only in ESTC]. 7. [GREENOCK BANKING COMPANY]> Answers for Andrew Houston of Jordanhill, James MacDowall, merchant in Glasgow, and James Gammill, merchant in Greenock, partners of the Greenock Bank, defenders; to the condescendence for Robert Scott Moncrief and David Dale, cashiers of the Royal Bank at Glasgow, and William Simpson, cashier of the said bank at Edinburgh, pursuers..> [Edinburgh, 1794]. 4to., 8pp. [BL only in ESTC]. 8. [ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND]> Unto the Right Honourable the Lords in Council and Session, the Additional petition of Mess. Robert Scott Moncrieff and David Dale, cashiers at Glasgow for the Royal Bank of Scotland, and of William Simpson, cashier for the said bank at Edinburgh.> [Edinburgh, 1795]. 4to., 63 + (1) + 20pp., wanting the final leaf of text> (catchword 'state'). [BL only in ESTC]. 9. [GREENOCK BANKING COMPANY]> Answers for Andrew Houstoun of Jordanhill, James MacDowall, merchant in Glasgow, and James Gammell, merchant in Greenock, partners of the Greenock Banking Company; to the petition and additional petition for Messrs Scott Moncrieff and Dale, cashiers at Glasgow for the Royal Bank of Scotland, and William Simpson, cashier for the said bank at Edinburgh.> [Edinburgh, 1795]. 4to., 121 + (1) + 29 + (1)pp. [BL only in ESTC]. A remarkable archive of original material vividly illustrating the sometimes far from easy relationships between a new Scottish provincial commercial 'private' bank and the 'national' Royal Bank in the latter years of the 18th century.

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        State Trials for High Treason. Containing the Trial of Thomas Hardy, to Which Is Prefixed Lord Chief Justice Eyre's Charge to the Grand Jury . . . Taken in Short-hand by a Student in the Temple

      An uncommon edition reporting "one of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution's effects swirled throughout England; eight copies in RLIN, none in England. Modern cloth, light pencilling, without the portrait; sound. Printed and Sold by J. Robertson, No. 4, Horse-Wynd, Edinburgh, 1794.

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        The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney. Four Volumes in Two

      The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution's effects swirled throughout England. Modern brown cloth, gilt, some foxing and staining, a few tears, the binding a bit strained, yet a good usable set. Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, London, 1794-95.

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        Voyages du Professeur Pallas dans Plusieurs Provinces de L'Empire de Russi EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Maradan, 1794. Fine. Chez Maradan, à Paris 1794 (An II), Grd. in 4 (25x33cm), relié. - Atlas alone constituting the ninth volume of trips Pallas, consisting of four large folding plates (the large general map of the Russian Empire), and 104 boards including several fold-containing plants (67 boards), wildlife, the archeology and some cards spread, or 108 planches."Bradel" binding "cartonnage", part of title pasted on the back, modern binding. A yellow halo on 10 boards from fading in the margins in the middle, at the beginning of work on the boards of the faune.Pallas, German naturalist and explorer, is offered by the Academy of Science of St. Petersburg, the conduct of one of the great scientific expeditions sent at the initiative of Catherine II, explore the Russian Empire which many parts are still unclear. This atlas summarizes the findings of Pallas in southern Russia. All the trips he made in the vast Russian empire have advanced science in many fields (paleontology, geography, geology, ethnography and linguistics. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Atlas seul constituant le tome neuvième des voyages de Pallas, composé de 4 grandes planches dépliantes (dont la grande carte générale de l'empire de Russie), et 104 planches dont plusieurs dépliantes contenant la flore (67 planches), la faune, l'archéologie et quelques cartes à double page, soit 108 planches. Reliure à la bradel en plein Reliure en plein cartonnage, pièce de titre encollée sur le dos, reliure moderne. Une auréole jaune sur 10 planches allant s'estompant, dans les marges au milieu, en début d'ouvrage, sur les planches de la faune. Pallas, naturaliste et explorateur allemand, se voit proposer, par l'Académie des sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg, la conduite de l'une des grandes expéditions scientifiques envoyées, à l'initiative de Catherine II, explorer l'Empire russe dont bien des parties sont encore mal connues. Cet atlas résume les découvertes de Pallas dans le sud de la Russie. L'ensemble des voyages qu'il fit dans l'immense empire russe ont fait progresser les sciences dans de nombreux domaines (la paléontologie, la géographie, la géologie, l'ethnographie et la linguistique.

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        Cary's New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland On Which Are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities, Market and Borough Towns,

      London: J. Cary. G : in Good condition. Library rebind with new eps. Some remnants of labels on paste-down and fep. Neat repair to fore edge of verso of title page. Some light scattered foxing and page edge darkening. Bound without 4 plates, two of which are blanks. 1794. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 320mm x 240mm (13" x 9"). Plates, + 85pp index, + 3pp subscribers list. Frontispiece title page engraving and dedication page; Coloured general explanation map, and 77 [of 81] hand coloured plates. Lacks plates 67 and 69; and blank plates 62 and 80. '..... Parishes, and Most Considerable Hamlets, Parks, Forests &c. &c. Delineated form Actual Surveys and Materially Assisted From Authentic Documents Liberally Supplied by the Right Honourable the Post Master General.'. .

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        Missale romanum: ex decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum: Sancti Pii Papae Quinti iussu editum, Summorum Pontificum Clementis Octavi, et Urbani itidem Octavi, auctoritate recognitum, et novi missis ex indulto apostolico hucusque concessis auctum

      apud viduam, et filium Petri Marin : sumptibus Regiae Societatis,, Madrid 1794 - 35x24 cm. Encuadernación plena piel época. Hierros dorados en planos formando dos orlas rectángulares concéntricas y unidas por ángulos rematados en el interior por medios florones. Gran florón central y otros medios en el centro y los extremos de las líneas. Ruedas doradas en el lomo y florones. Portada orlada, a dos tintas con grabado (9x14) de la adoración de la Eucaristía, firmado por Manuel Salvador Carmona, y otros ocho grabados a toda página. Hay dos grabados (Cruicifixión y Santa Cena, sin firma, que corresponden a páginas de otros ejemplares, incluidas en éste en sustitución de las originales (páginas 275 a 296 y 347 a 361. En la pág. 586 hay un grabado de San Jerónimo firmado por Ballester. Texto a dos columnas y dos tintas. Viñetas y partituras. Buena conservación, con bordes rozados y pequeñas pérdidas de material en bordes inferiores. Varias hojas restauradas en márgenes, sin afectar al texto. Cintas separadoras y guardas nuevas (papel de aguas). [72], 626 pp.+20 (Commune Doctorum) En español. Book in spanish. El pago contrarrembolso lleva un recargo de 2 euros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Assemblée Coloniale de l'Isle de France. Séance du 17 Brumaire au Matin, 3me. Année de la Republique.rapport fair a l'assemblée coloniale de l'Isle de Fance, au Sujet de St. Félix, Duplessis, Tyrol, Tessan, Fayol, Marcenay, Grangier, Tous Arretés a l'Isle de la Réunion, par les commissaires de la chaumière, & détenus és prisons de la place [caption title]

      1794 - 28pp. Small quarto. Stitched as issued. Contemporary notation on first page, some contemporary underlining in text. Minor soiling. Very good. A remarkable early imprint from the colonial press at the French colony of Mauritius, also known as the Ile de France, in the south Indian Ocean. The text contains a report of the French Revolutionary Committee of Public Safety regarding prisoners arrested on the island of Réunion being held as enemies of the Revolution. The document was printed in the capital, Port Louis, which was called Port de la Montagne from 1792 to 1795. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Printing began on Mauritius in 1768. During the French period, until 1810, only about 400 imprints were produced, mostly in the form of official documents and newspapers, though there are also almanacs and a few other items. All are quite rare. No copies located in OCLC; Toussaint locates a copy at the Archives Nationales in Paris. Toussaint A247.

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        Observations on human and on comparative parturition

      J. Johnson [etc.], 1794-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. xv, [1],223, [1] p. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Rough cut. Collated, all pages present. NLM, 49. Stamp on title page, front paste down from the Royal College of Physicians. Robert Bland (1730-1816) was a noted English physician and obstetrician. His reputation in the field was so high he was engaged to write all the articles on midwifery for Rees' 'Cyclopaedia.' - DNB; Musk's Roll. Coll. of Phys. (1878).

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        Sailing Directions to be Used With John Hamilton Moore's Chart of the British Channel, and the South-West Coast of Ireland. The Third Edition. Greatly Enlarged, Corrected, and Improved, By an Able Mariner

      Printed and Sold with the Chart By John Hamilton Moore, London 1794 - 21 cm, viii, 158, [ii,] iv publisher's cat] pp, leather over boards - torn and chipped with tape cloth at spine. Name to flyleaf. Grubby in places, particularly at margins. Names to flyleaf which also has a couple of small silverfish holes. LIght wrikle throughout. A fair, but serviceable copy of a very scarce book. No sign of the Chart unfortnately. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Atlas of France Comprising Maps of the Eighty -Three Departments, Beutifully Engraved and Coloured, Each Department being Divided Into Its Several Districts and Cantons.

      John Wallis at His Map Warehouse No. 16 Ludgate-Street. 1794 - also Two General Maps of France, exhibiting that Country both in its former and present divisions. To which is added a General Alphabetical Index of all the Cities, Towns and Villages, with the Districts and Departments to which they belong. Published 1794. Oblong Quarto. title,1, alphabetical table of the Cities, Towns and Villages of 50pp. [1]. Complete Alas with the 83 hand-coloured department engraved maps and three general coloured engraved maps [France in its former division of 32 provinces, France in Military Divisions and France in Eighty Three Departments.] 86 maps in total. Later vintage buckram with red leather title label. A Fine Atlas in Fine Condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung v.Prag, 4 Bde., 1794-1797, Schaller J

      Schaller Jaroslaus - Prag. - Schaller, Jaroslaus. Beschreibung der königlichen Haupt und Residenzstadt Prag sammt allen darin befindlichen sehenswürdigen Merkwürdigkeiten. 4 Bde. Prag, Gerzabeck, 1794-97. 8°. 8 teilw. gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Mit 4 gest. Titvign., 4 gest. Kopfvign. (Wappen), 7 (2 gef.) Kupfertaf. u. 1 gef. gest. Plan. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rverg. u. Rsch. Erste Ausgabe des topographisch-historischen Standardwerks. - Die Tafeln mit Porträt, Wappen u. Ansichten. Kollation: Bd.I: Die Stadt Hradschin oder das IV. Hauptviertel der Stadt Prag. 8 Bll., 534 SS., 9 Bll. 1 Tafel: Der Grundriß der prager Metropolitankirche-Die Mittagsseite der prager Metropolitankirche. II. Die Kleinseite oder das III. Hauptviertel von Prag. 5 Bll., 367 SS., 3 Bll. eine Tafel: Siegel und Wappen. III. Die Altstadt oder das I. Hauptviertel der Stadt Prag. 8 Bll., 754 SS., 9 Bll. 3 Tafeln: Altstädter Wappen, Plan des Gebiets zwischen Jesuiter- und Plattnergasse (Falttafel), Georgius Deodatus Damascenus (portrait). IV. Die Neustadt oder das II. Hauptviertel der Stadt Prag sammt dem Wischehrad. 8 Bll., 500 SS., 6 Bll., 2 Tafeln u. ein Siegel: Ecclesia Zderasensis SS Aposto. Petri et Pauli a Letoslao de de Swabenitz aedificata, sirca A. Dom. 1122 perfecta., (Hradschin im Mittelalter) A. St. Peter u. Paul Kirche. B. St. Clemens Kirche. . E. Die königl Burg. - Meist etwas stockfl., stellenw. leicht gebräunt. Einbde. gering beschabt, Bd. 4 etwas kleiner, vord. Gelenk unten stärker beschädigt. Referenz: Nebenhay/Wagner, Nr. 623. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        IL GIARDINO BEVILACQUA. Descrizione.

      Giuseppe Rinaldi,: Ferrara, 1794. Ferrara Giuseppe Rinaldi, 1794. The gardens of Bevilacqua were created in the 1780s for the palace of the marquis Camillo Bevilacqua of Ferrara . The 4 hectare site was located within the city and laid out by the local architect Luigi Cosimo Bertelli. The square site was surrounded by a high wall that enclosed numerous ornamental structures and decorative sculptures, including a Neptune fountain, a grove with four temples, a spa, theatre, greenhouse, aviary, maze and a small hill with a coffee house at its top. In addition to its botanical garden the site was also well known for a large collection of citrus trees.A main avenue was adorned with 100 marble statues. Most of these, however, were removed, and the rest of the gardens pillaged, when Napoleon invaded Ferrara in 1796. Further destruction occurred in the mid-nineteenth century when the property was purchased by the Count Francesco Massari and the grounds were transformed into an English garden. Renamed as parco Massari, they became a public park in 1936. Campi was a local abbot and frequent visitor to the gardens, and we can thank him for leaving us such a detailed account of this significant garden, recorded at the short-lived moment of its greatest interest. Scarce; OCLC locates only 4 copies (BL, Getty, Michigan State Univ. and the bibliothek de Universitat der Kunste). Small 8vo (19 x 13.5 cm); 47 pp. Early flexible marbled boards with blank paper spine label; light stain in margin of the last 6 leaves and inner rear paste down.

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        Allgemeines Küchenlexikon für Frauenzimmer welche ihre Küche selbst besorgen oder unter ihrer Aufsicht besorgen lassen. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Leipzig: Voß und Co 1794 - Groß-8°. VI S., 1 Bl., 1408 Sp.; 2 Bl., Sp. 9-1494, 2 w. Bl.: einige Textholzschnitte. Halblederband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden mit Rückenschild, Deckel beschabt, Rückenbezug berieben, an den Kapitalen mit kleinen Fehlstellen und etwas eingerissen, Rotschnitt. 1. Ausgabe. - Umfangreiches Kochbuch, das nicht nur Lexikon ist, sondern in alphabetischer Folge ausführliche Rezepte enthält. - Zu "Trenschiren" 18 Abbildungen zum Zerlegen von Geflügel, Hase, Kalbskopf etc., zu "Tafel" 6 Holzschnitte mit Gedeckbeispielen. - Es werden auch Getränke und Genußmittel wie Wein, Bier, Kaffee, Tabak etc. behandelt. - Vorderer Vorsatz in alter sauberer Handschrift mit Bemerkungen zum Werk beschrieben, Titel etwas fleckig und mit altem Besitzvermerk, anfangs im Bug unten mit kleiner Wurmspur, sonst innen nahezu fleckenlos. - Trotz der Gebrauchsspuren am zeitgenössischen Einband gutes Exemplar von ungewöhnlich sauberer Innenerhaltung. - Drexel 1074; Horn-Arndt 213; Walterspiel 308. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Scheppler & Müller]
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        Pantheon der Deutschen., Erster und zweiter Band (von drei). Der 1. Band enthält die Charakteristiken des Martin Luther von Ernst Karl Wieland, des Friedrich II. König von Preußen von Heinrich Würzer. Der 2. Band enthält die Charakteristiken des Kaiser Rudolph von Habsburg, des Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von Leibnitz von Johann August Eberhard sowie des Gotthold Ephraim Lessing von Johann Friedrich Schink.

      Chemnitz, bey Karl Gottlieb Hofmann, 1794 / 1795. - 1. Band: Frontispiz, gestochener Titel mit Titelvignette, (14), CX, (2) 410 Seiten, zwei Porträt-Kupfer, 12 Kupfertafeln; 2. Band: Frontispiz, gestochener Titel mit Titelvignette, XXXVI, 135 (1), 194, 192 S., 3 Porträt-Kupfer, 9 Kupfertafeln, (zwischen S. XVI und XVII ein ungezähltes Blatt des Verlags in dem mitgeteilt wird, daß das "Kupfer ‘Lessing beweist seine Urtheile‘ , durch einen Unfall verunglückt ist" und "bei Ablieferung des dritten Theils zur Michaelismesse 1796 mit ausgegeben werden" soll. Rümann 841. Die charakterisierenden Kupfer mit Szenen aus dem Leben der Porträtierten wurden von Wilhelm Arndt, Daniel Berger, Christian Gottlieb Geyser, Clemens Kohl, Christian Schule u.a. nach Vorlagen von Georg Vincenz Kininger und Johann David Schubert gestochen. - Bezugspapier am Rücken angeplatzt, beim 2. Band teils abgeplatzt, innen saubere und breitrandige unbeschnittene, (Band 2 unaufgeschnitten) Exemplare in der Interims-Broschur. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1300 20, 3 x 13 cm, illustrierte Original-Interimsbroschuren mit gestochenen allegorischen Darstellungen auf Vorder- und Hinterdeckeln. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Matthias Severin Antiquariat]
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        Poems, in English, Scotch, and Latin

      Paisley: Printed by J. Neilson for the Author, 1794. Extremely scarce title. There is a contemporary inscription facing the title page: These poems are the works of my most kind and dear early fried James Grahame, author of The Sabbath. I never saw another copy, and doubt if there are half-a-dozen in existence. [signed] J. Richardson [?]. He bought them all [?] and destroyed them. There is a further, probably modern note in pencil after Richardson's signature: Friend of Sir Walter Scott. 140p. 22cm. Subjects: English literature -- Poetry -- 18th century -- Early works before 1800. Extremely scarce title. There is a contemporary inscription facing the title page: These poems are the works of my most kind and dear early fried James Grahame, author of The Sabbath. I never saw another copy, and doubt if there are half-a-dozen in existence. [signed] J. Richardson [?]. He bought them all [?] and destroyed them. There is a further, probably modern note in pencil after Richardson's signature: Friend of Sir Walter Scott. 140p. 22cm. Subjects: English literature -- Poetry -- 18th century -- Early works before 1800.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language The Fourth Edition, with additions and improvements; A Compendious Geographical Dictionary The second edition. Embellished with maps; [MAIR, John.] A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar

      London: for W. Peacock, 1794–95 - 3 works, duodecimo (127 × 83 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, flat spines gilt in compartments, gilt rules to sides, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Housed together in a contemporary book-form case in red morocco gilt to match, with a curved spine forming the box lid, held with a metal clasp and leather hinge (the hinge now defective, though the lid still sits neatly on the box), gold paper edges. Contemporary ownership inscriptions of Caroline Georgiana Anderson. Small knock at head of box lid, sides with minor scrapes from the metal clasp, internally excellent; overall a most attractive set. Second work with 7 folding engraved maps coloured in outline, one as frontispiece; third work with 12 folding engraved maps coloured in outline, one as frontispiece; first and second works printed in double column. A most attractive trio of 18th-century desk dictionaries and geographical-historical reference works, housed together in a book-form case. Dictionary of the English Language: Alston, V, 333; Compendious Geographical Dictionary: Alston, XI, 146.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Formularios para los documentos de cuenta y Razón del recibo, cargo consumo u otra salida, reemplazos y entrega de los pertrechos marineros y militares de los Baxeles del Rey del Título II tratado 6 y título III tratado V Iº de las Ordenanzas G

      Viuda de D. Joachin Ibarra. Imprenta Real 1794 Madrid Encuadernación en plena piel, pasta española de época con nervios, dorados y tejuelo, guardas de agua de época. Pequeñas pérdida en parte inferior del lomo, cortes tintados. 30x5x21,5 cm. 6h+123pp y 5h+145pp (=78050=) Ver imagen

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alcaná]
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        [K 620] Die Zauberflöte. Eine grosse Oper in zwey Aufzügen für Clavier oder Pianoforte

      . Leipzig : in Commission der Breitkopfischen Musikhandlung, [ohne VN/PN], [1794]. - [2] Bll. (Titelkupfer, Titerl), 98 einzeln numerierte Seiten, 99 einzeln numerierte Seiten, In losen Lagen. Ohne den Zwischentiteln. Verlaugsaufkleber auf Titel gelöscht. Pp. d. Zt. Leicht stockfleckig..

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        Ristretto di pratica criminale raccolto da piu' scelti e rinomati autori in cui saranno citati i loro sentimenti non solo, ma le loro sentenze. Con un facile metodo di poter formare ogni e qualunque sorta di processo

      Giovanni Buratti, Piobbico 1794 - In 8, pp. (2) + 160. Qualche tarletto a poche pp. con minima lesione del testo. Br. rifatta. Manuale di pratica criminale che bene evidenzia come nello Stato Pontificio trent'anni dopo la pubblicazione dell'opera del Beccaria la prassi criminale fosse la stessa di due secoli prima: l'atroce si oppone ancora all'atroce all'insegna di una simmetria della vendetta. Napoleone e' ormai in Italia, i grandi riformatori hanno scritto le loro opere maggiormente significative, il diritto di punire e' stato spostato dalla vendetta del sovrano alla difesa della societa' (cfr. Foucault, Sorvegliare e punire, p. 98), eppure le voci tortura e tormento occupano gran parte del sommario e i riferimenti giuridici sono Farinacei, Pellegrini. ITA

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        The History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War (2 volumes)

      Printed for Messrs. P. Wogan, P. Byrne, J. Moore, and W. Jones, Dublin, Ireland 1794 - full brown leather; rear boards of volume 1 are detached; some wear at corner tips; ownr's names and plate; Stedman's History is generally considered the best contemporary account of the American Revolution written from the British side. As some authorities give William Thomson as the author of the work, the following notes may be of interest: The author was apparently the American loyalist, who was born in Philadelphia, served as Commissary of Prisoners under Howe, etc., was retired as colonel on half-pay, was appointed to examine the claims of American loyalists, and died when deputy-comptroller of the Stamp-office in June, 1812. no maps in this edition Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Investigacion de la Naturaleza y Causas de la Riqueza de las Naciones

      Valladolid: En la Oficina de la Vuida é Hijos de Santander, , 1794. 4 volumes, octavo bound in fours. Contemporary tree calf, flat spines decorated gilt, contrasting morocco labels. A very fine set. First edition in Spanish of The Wealth of Nations, translated by Josef Alfonso Ortiz, a lawyer attached to the royal councils and chancery in Valladolid and a professor of canon law and sacred theology. Ortiz claimed he had translated from the eighth edition, which is clearly an error. According to Tribe, this is a translation from the third edition of 1784, but R. S. Smith suggests the fifth, of 1789.

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