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        A New Geographical, Historical and Commercial Grammar

      Charles Dilly, London 1795 - A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World. by William Guthrie, Esq. The Astronomical Part by James Ferguson, F.R.S. Illustrated with a Correct Sert of Maps Engraved from the Most Recent Observations and Draughts of Geographical Travellers. The Fifteenth Edition, Corrected and Considerably Enlarged. London, Printed for Charles Dilly, etc. 1795. Large 8º (219 x 134 mm.), pp. xii, [iv], 971. 22 folding maps and 1 plate as called for. In excellent clean state, the maps all complete, undamaged and unfoxed, in a fine modern blue half-morocco binding, raised bands, red lettering-piece, marbled boards and endpapers. A good example of a late 18C. gazetteer, Guthrie's being one of the most detailed and popular of these publications. In an unusually fine state of preservation, and scarce thus.

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        Robin Hood A Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to That Celebrated English Outlaw: to Which Are Prefixed Historical Anecdotes of His Life

      London: T. Egerton, Whitehall, and J. Johnson. Fine. 1795. First Edition. Hardcover. Half Reddish-brown leather with gilt borders and exceptionally attractive marbled boards. Raised bands with floral compartments and bright gilt lettering. The same attractive marbled endpapers. All edges bright gilt. Volume I contains: 2 page Preface. 13 page "The Life of Robin Hood." 118 pages of Notes and Illustrations. 167 pages of Part the First, including Glossary. Volume II contains: 2 page table of Contents. 1 page Publisher's Advertisement. 220 pages Part II, including Glossary and Appendices of Songs. 4 pages Corrections and Additional Notes. An exceptionally attractive set because of its binding and condition. No marks or blemishes. London: 1795.; Vol. 2 VOL; Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        Geometrische und graphische Versuche, oder Beschreibung der mathematischen Instrumente, deren man sich in der Geometrie, der Civil- und Militair-Vermessung, beim Nivelliren und in der Perspektive bedient, . 2 Bände (Text und Tafeln).

      Crusius, Leipzig 1795 - 8vo. und Gr.-8vo. Halbleder der Zeit mit jew. 2 Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung, 1 Bl., XXX, 652 S., 2 Bll. (w.); 39 Bll. Mit gest. Frontispiz und einer gefalteten Tabelle im Textband sowie 41 gefalt. Kupfertafeln im 2. Bd. (nummeriert von I bis XXXIIX, Tafel 35, 36 u. 37 jeweils mit Blatt A und B). Aus dem Englischen übersetzt u. mit einigen Anm. von J. G. Geißler. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, selten (das engl. Original erschien 1790). DNB 1, 97. Engelmann (Suppl.) 4. Vgl. Poggendorff I, 10 (nennt engl. Ausg. von 1791). Sotheran 5647. - George Adams Jr. (1750-1795) war der Sohn des Instrumentenbauers und Optikers George Adams Sr. (1720?-1773). Beide arbeiteten u. a. für König George III. und die British East India Company. "He (Adams Jr.) also wrote largely on the use of mathematical instruments, and his books on that subject were highly valued" (DNB). Der Textteil enthält u. a. ein ausführliches Verzeichnis der mathematischen und physikalischen Instrumente, die von Adams Jr. in No. 60, Fleet Street, London angefertigt und verkauft wurden (sowohl in englisch als auch in deutscher Übersetzung). Der Autor gilt u. a. als Erfinder des "Lampenmikroskops", bei dem zunächst eine Öllampe als Lichtquelle benutzt wurde (Gerlach: Geschichte der Mikroskopie, S. 113.). In der Verkaufsliste wird es als "Adam's Luzernal-Mikroskop" angeboten. Die Tafel 37 (Blatt A und B) zeigt Teile zur Erklärung der Adams'schen Mikroskope, obwohl dies nicht unmittelbar zum Thema des Werkes gehört. - Gut erhaltene Exemplare in dekorativ gestalteten Einbänden mit marmoriertem Bezugspapier und passenden Vorsätzen. Nur leicht berieben, Rückenschilder etwas rissig. Innen stellenweise leicht fleckig oder wenig gebräunt. 1300 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke]
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        Zingg, Adrian. - "Burg Elbogen".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Umrissradierung, 1795. Von Adrian Zingg. 17,6 x 22,9 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 18,6 x 23,6 cm (Platte) / 20,0 x 29,0 cm (Blatt). Rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift bezeichnet: "Ad. Zingg". - Die Erbauung der Burg geht wohl auf den böhmische Fürst Vladislav II., einem Ministerialen Friedrich Barbarossas, im 12. Jahrhundert zurück. - Blatt im oberen Rand bis auf die Blattenkante beschnitten. Marginal fingerfleckig im oberen Rand der Darstellung und Annotation in Blei unten rechts. Kleiner Einriss (4 mm) im unteren linken Rand. Sonst guter Erhaltungszustand. Adrian Zingg (1734 St. Gallen - 1816 Leipzig). Schweizer Maler, Zeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher. Er war ein Wegbereiter der neueren Dresdner Landschaftsmalerei. Lehre beim Kupferstecher Johann Rudolf Holzhalb. 1757 bei Johann Ludwig Aberli in Bern, der ihn Ansichten aus der Schweiz stechen liess. 1759-66 im Atelier von Johann Georg Wille. Wurde 1764 von Christian Ludwig von Hagedorn als Kupferstecher an die neugegründete Dresdner Akademie berufen, wo er ab 1766 lehrte. Pflegte engen Kontakt zum Dresdner Maler Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, dessen druckgrafisches Werk er ab 1774 vollendete und publizierte. 1769 Mitglied der Wiener Akademie, 1787 Mitglied der Berliner Akademie. 1803 Professur für Kupferstich an der Dresdner Akademie; Titel eines kurfürstlichen Hofkupferstechers. Zingg prägte zusammen mit seinem Freund Anton Graff die Bezeichnung "Sächsische Schweiz" für das Elbsandsteingebirge, zu dem er zahlreiche Veduten in Sepiamalerei und Radierung schuf..

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        Copper plate: Portrait with allegorical attributes

      London: John & Josiah Boydell, 1795. 39.8 x 30.1 cm (15-3/4 x 11-3/4 inches). Engraver, Benjamin Smith. Fine. Provenance; Bernard Quaritch; Sale Christie's May 22, 1984, Lot 90; Thomas Agnew & Sons, London. Exhibited National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1971 . With the engraved legend at the bottom of the plate: "William Hogarth / From the Original Picture in the Collection of John & Josiah Boydell / Published June 1, 1795 by J. & J. Boydell in Cheapside & at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall". John Boydell (1719-1804) was a prominent printseller who published some of Hogarth's engravings. Hogarth had himself engraved this image in 1749 (using it as a frontispiece for bound volumes of his prints) and in 1763 he burnished most of it out, changing it into a caricature of Rev. C. Churchill. The original oil painting, done in 1745, is in the Tate Gallery, London. UNIQUE

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        Musae Etonses

      Londini- G. Stafford 1795 - A scarce example of this collection of poetry edited by William Herbert and with an interesting Eton-relatedprovenance. Three volumes bound in two; complete. In Latin. With ink inscriptions to verso of front free endpaper: 'From W. Herbert. Jan 25, 1796. Bought at the sale of the Provost of Eton, Dr J. Goodall, by his affectionate scholar, E. C. Hawtrey. June 1840. Elected Provost of Eton - Jane 1853. Robert Birley, Headmaster of Eton 1949-1963. 'The Hon. William Herbert (12 January 1778 28 May 1847) was a British botanist, botanical illustrator, poet, and clergyman. He served as a Member of Parliament for Hampshire from 1806 to 1807, and for Cricklade from 1811 to 1812. He edited this work whilea pupilat Etonat just seventeen years of age. Condition: In straight grain morocco bindings. Externally, generally smart with slight shelfwear and marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright except for first and last pages, and with light scattered foxing throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Print of View of Glencoe

      Robert Andrew Riddell, London: 1795 - This print of Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands is a fine example of aquatint art, the clouds well delineated. The original painting was executed by Robert Andrew Riddell, a Scottish landscape painter, and dedicated by him to Benjamin West, then President of the Royal Academy. Riddell had exhibited at the Academy in 1793. Archibald Robertson was an engraver and printseller in London. Generally very good with the usual light toning, wear, soiling, soft creases. Soiling, creasing, and short tears slightly more prominent in outer margins, easily matted out. Central vertical hard crease, probably from where folded, perhaps as issued, not obtrusive. To view detail, contact us.

      [Bookseller: George Glazer Gallery]
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        PIECES FROM M. DE FLORIAN

      London: No publisher listed, 1795. [1]-55 pages of text, followed by [i] blank. Title page slightly toned. Final blank page slightly soiled. Bound in modern (circa 1960) stiff brown paper wrappers. Two poems in French with English translation on facing page. Poems are "Ruth: Eglogue" or "Ruth: An Eclogue" and "La Poule De Caux" or "The Darking Pullet." On title page is written "David Pennant Esq with the Translator's compliments" and much in light pencil. May lack a corresponding title page in French. France, Fables. Pages are 9+7/8" in height. Bibliographic information regarding this imprint is evasive.. First (presumed) edition. Paperback. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

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        The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus the learned and authentic Jewish historian, and celebrated warrior containing

      Printed and sold by Archibald Woodruff and William Pechin .... Fair; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by 40%. . Sale price ends soon!***. 1795. Hardcover. Full leather bound cover is in poor condition. Leather spine strip has 6 raised bands and red leather spine label. Boards and spine are straight. Both boards detached but present. Binding is tight. Frontispiece is detached and laid in. Pages are toned and foxed with about 3-4 tears but in overall good condition and very suitable for rebinding. The frontispiece is stained and tattered along the edges. 59 of the 60 engravings are present including the fold-out map (I may have overlooked one, so possibly all 60 are present). .

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        Du gouvernement, des Moeurs et des Conditions en France avant la Révolution, avec le Caractère des principaux personnages du règne de Louis XVI

      Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, Hambourg 1795 - Relié, cartonnage rouge de l'époque avec étiquette de titre au dos - 326 pp. + 1p. d'errata. Imprimé chez jean-Pierre Treder. Le nom de l'auteur n'apparaît nulle part dans l'ouvrage.Tranches vertes. Reliure un peu tachée; coins écrasés, sinon très bel état. Intérieur bien frais. Contient, notamment, les "caractères" du Comte de Maurepas, de Turgot, de Necker et du Cardinal de Birenne. Rare. Photos sur demande.

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        Constitution Signer Richard Dobbs Spaight appoints the attorney to represent the Trustees of the University of North Carolina, witnessed by William R. Davie, ?Father of the University.?

      Autograph Document Signed ?Richard Dobbs Spaight? (plus twice in text) as Governor of North Carolina, three pages, 7.75? x 9.5?. [Halifax County], North Carolina, February 6, 1795. In part, ?Know all men by here presents that I Richard Dobbs Spaight president of the board of Trustees of Trustees [sic] of the university of North Carolina, in pursuance of an Ordinance of the said board, and by order, and in the name of the Trustees of the University of North Carolina do hereby make constitute and appoint John Whitaker of Halifax County Esquire the true and lawful Attorney of the said the Trustees of the University of North Carolina, in and for the district of Halifax and I do hereby in the name of the said the Trustees of the University of North Carolina authorize and empower the said John Whitaker for the said the Trustees in the name of the corporation, and to that use to sue for and prosecute both at law and on any other Court all and every person or persons who now are or may hereafter become inde

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        Antiphonarium interamente manoscritto realizzato nel 1795 dal primicerio Vincenzo Colla per la parrocchiale di Sant'Agata

      1795 - in 8° - pp.cc 2b + 117 + 1 incollata al piatto inferiore. - Cartonato rustico coevo - Testo in latino - Il foglio di guardia riporta l'artifex e la data cronica ma non quella topica. Notazione quadrata nera su tetragrammi rossi. Carta pesante - Su alcune pagine insignificanti tarletti che non toccano il testo. Lievi tracce d'umidità. Inchiortro ultime pagine in qulche rigo sbiadito. - Coperta in cartone duro rivestita di pelle molto usurata e mancanze al dorso. Per tre volte, fenomeno consueto nei libri corali manoscritti, compaiono nel corpo del volume delle pagine tagliate che non costituisco una lacuna ma un modo drastico per eliminare gli errori di trascrizione in fase di stesura dell'opera. - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Treatise on the Venom of the Viper ; on the American Poisons ; and on the Cherry Laurel, and some other Vegetable Poisons. To which are annexed, Observations on the Primitive Structure of the Animal Body; Different Experiments on the

      London: John Cuthell, 1795. Leather. Good. Vol 1: xix, [1-blank],409, [1-blank],xiv (index). Vol 2: (2), ii, [1-blank], [1-errata], [1]-395], [1-blank], xiv (index), vi (explanation of plates), 10 folding plates, vii-xxii (continuation of explanation of plates) 8vo. Contemporary calf with red spine labels and simple gold rules. Rubbing and wear to the leather on both volumes, mostly at corners and head/tail spine. Volume 1 front joint split top 2 inches, headband lacking, otherwise sound. Volume 2 front joint split but holding (hinge fine), rear joint split top 2 inches. Spines darkened, most strongly at the base of Volume 2. 3 previous owners' names "Jacob Dewees" (with nice early paper label), O. H. Gibbs Physician and Surgeon Waldon Mich. Stamp, and signature of John P. Jacobs. Occasional foxing, light browning to the pages. Overall a good set. The second edition of this work, published in 2 volumes in London in 1795, after the greatly expanded French translation of 1781. This edition appears to be scarcer than the first edition, both in the trade and instititionally. "The starting point of modern investigations of serpent venoms. This work also includes Fontana's description of the ciliary canal in the eye of an ox. This structure does not appear in the human eye, but certain spaces in the trabeculra meshwork are often referred to as the spaces of Fontana. The greatly expanded French translation, 2 vols, 1781, includes Fontana's work on the anatomy of the nerves and nerve regeneration. Vol 2 discusses American poisons." (referring to the first edition in Italian, "Ricerche fisiche sopra il veleno della vipera". Lucca, J. Giusti, 1767). (Garrison/Morton 2103). Fontana, an Italian abbot, "was a distinguished naturalist and physiologist whose original and important researches on serpent venoms were published in Italian in 1767." Heirs of Hippocrates (628). Leather.

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        A Summary View of Heraldry in Reference to the Usages of Chivalry and the General Economy of the Feudal System : with an Appendix Respecting Such Distinctions of Rank As Have Place in the British Constitution

      Edinburgh : Printed By Mundell & Son London Sold By Messrs. Nicol, Egerton, Edwards, Faulder, Hookham & Carpenter, And Vernor & Hood 1795 - Physical desc. : [2], xvi, 319, [1]p. : 8vo. Subject: Heraldry - Chivalry - Feudalism - Knights & Knighthood -Great Britain - Early works to 1800. Notes: The titlepage is engraved and signed at the foot: D Lizers sculpt. With a list of subscribers. ESTC t139673. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 319 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL DU BON HOMME RICHARD, TOME Ier, MESSIDOR, 3e ANNEE DE LA REPUBLIQUE, N° II, N° III, N° IV, N° V, N° VI, N° VII, N° VIII, N° IX, N° X, N° XI

      Imprimerie du Bon Homme Richard, Paris 1795 - RO40104867: 88 pages. 10 cahiers de 8 pages chacun. Journaux révolutionnaires. Bords des pages abîmés. Texte très lisible. On sosucrit pour ce journal, dont il paraîtra quinze n° par mois, à Paris, chez Caillot. N° II: Grand pied de nez à tous les Royalistes. Etablissement prochain de la Constitution qui doit ramener l'abondance et la Paix. N° III: Dialogue entre le Citoyen Bon-Gosier, la mère Concordia et M. Grognon. Grand coup de fouet aux agioteurs qui jouent jusqu'à 10,000 Livres la partie. N° IV: Grand projet de paix arrêté au Conseil de George, roi d'Angleterre, ses dispositions pour les émigrés. Grand mariage prochain entre la liberté et le bonheur. N° V: Plan donné aux comités de gouvernement pour terminer promptement toutes les affaires. N° VI: Appel à tous les Peuples, pour se réunir aux Français et tomber sur l'Angleterre, qui prétend à l'empire des Mers. N° VII: Dangers d'une religion nationale en France. N° VIII: Grandes mesures contre les voleurs et les tripots. N° IX: Cri de ralliement général, et mot d'ordre donné à tous les Français: GUERRE, GUERRE A L'ANGLETERRE ! . N° X: Rudes apostrophes des Soldats de la Libertté aux ennemis de l'intérieur, aux coquins de toute espèce. N° XI: Décret contre les étrangers. La prédiction du Bon Homme Richard accomplie sur les projets de Pitt. In-8 En feuillets. Etat d'usage. Livré sans Couverture. Dos abîmé. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 944.041-Histoire de France de 1789 à 1804 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        NUOVA RACCOLTA DI 100 VEDUTINE ANTICHE DELLA CITTA DI ROMA E SUE VICINANZE . and . DELLE VEDUTINE MODERNE

      Roma 1795 - Two volumes bound in one, quarto, 26 x 20cm. 2 vignette title pages, and 170 ENGRAVED VIEWS ON 85 LEAVES- being 100 in the first volume as called for and 70 in the second Roma Moderne. Contemporary calf worn and occasional spotting as usual.

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        DE LA SANTE DES GENS DE LETTRES

      - Lausanne, François Grasset, 1795, 10x17. Reliure en demi basane à coins. Dos lisse, avec pièce de titre claire et filets dorés. Intérieur propre, sans rousseurs. Signes d'usage sur les coiffes, le dos et les mors (envoi de photos sur demande). Sixième édition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DELLA INALVEAZIONE e del regolamento del fiume Brenta conforme al piano idrometrico del Sig. Avvocato fiscale Angelo Artico, approvato, e modificato da cinque matematici. Trattato critico-idraulico di Capitano Ingegnere della Serenissima Repubblica d Venezia. in confutazione di varie critiche idrometriche contro il prefato fiscale, ed i mentovati matematici pubblicate.

      Veladini,, Milano, 1795 - in-4, pp. 365, leg. carta color. coeva e copertina moderna di protezione in cartone. Bell'antip. inc. in rame da F. Bordigon con l'allegoria del fiume Brenta. Gr. tav. in rame ripiegata con bella coloritura coeva (mm. 445x685) raff. il percorso del Brenta nel territorio compreso tra Padova, Battaglia, Piove, Chioggia e la laguna veneta. Belliss. esempl. Raro. [MM5-338]

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        Essais sur la Peinture.

      Paris, Fr. Buisson, 1795. - Erstausgabe (Édition originale; First edition ). Kunstkritisches Werk des Aufklärers und Philosophen Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784). französich 1200 Deckelpapier an einer Stelle minimal abgeblättert; bei wenigen Seiten kleine Läsionen fachmännisch repariert. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar; Seiten überwiegend sauber, nur wenige Seiten leicht fleckig (En quelques pages, de petites lésions habilement réparés; sinon une tr?s bonne copie; in a few pages, small lesions expertly repaired; otherwise a very good copy). Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). IV, 415 S. Mehrfarbig marmorierter Pbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible Ornamented with Engravings by James Fittler from Celebrated Pictures by Old Masters [2 Vols]

      R. Bower, London - 1795. () Very good. Octavo. Black textured leather covered boards with gilt decoration on covers and spine; Gilt lettering on spine with five raised bands. Light wear and rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Decorative blue and orange marbled papers (lightly worn and discoloured at edges and in gutters). Bookplate from previous owner affixed to front pastedown. B / W frontis as well as many other beautiful B / W illustrations and plates throughout. Some foxing and light staining throughout (more so on first couple of pages and plates). All outer edges of text block gilt. A beautiful set. An very handsome set of bibles in an early contemporary binding. Illustrated beautifully with copper plate engravings depicting scenes from the bible. Crest on the front covers matches that on the book plate- showing that is was a binding made specifically for the owner. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        An elegiac and historical poem, sacred to the memory and virtues of the Honourable Sir William Jones. Containing a retrospective survey of the progress of science, and the Mohammedan conquests in Asia. By the author of Indian antiquities.

      London: printed for the author, and sold by himself, at No. 33, Upper Norton Street, Portland Road 1795 - 39,[9]p. 4to. The final four leaves contain notes and 'Proposals for publishing by subscription. The history of Hindostan. By the author of Indian Antiquities'. Half green cloth, marbled wrappers. A very nice copy. The first edition. Jackson, Annals of English Verse p.198. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Journey From Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean. Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, A North West Passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

      Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell, and Sold by T.Cadell Jun. and W.Davies., LONDON 1795 - Quarto, xliv,458pp. [2]pp. Five folding Engraved Maps and Four folding Engraved Plates.[light spotting, slight fold tears] Hearne was sent by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1769 to find a Northwest Passage via Hudson Bay and to explore the country for copper mines which had been reported by the Indians. Hearne reached the Coppermine River in December of 1770 and followed it to its mouth on the Arctic coast. As a result of Hearne's explorations, any theory of a western exit was disproved, and much was learned and reported about the Natural History and Indian tribes of the region. Curiously, it is to the great French explorer, La Perouse, that we owe the publication of Hearne's narrative, for it was La Perouse who discovered the manuscript when he captured Fort Albany on Hudson Bay. After the British recaptured the fort, La Perouse insisted on the publication of the manuscript by the Hudson's Bay Company, which honored his request. A classic of American travel, by "the first white man to gaze on the Arctic or Frozen Ocean from the northern shores of the continent of America" LANDE 1120. SABIN 31181. later half calf over marbled boards. Super Copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES. AT THE SECOND SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF NEW- YORK, ON MONDAY THE 4th OF JANUARY, 1790. AN ACT FOR THE GOVERNMENT AND REGULATION OF SEAMEN IN THE MERCHANTS' SERVICE.[recto caption title]. IT IS AGREED, BETWEEN THE MASTER, SEAMEN AND MARINERS OF THE [blank, completed, "Schooner Theada of Boston Abner Derby"] MASTER, NOW BOUND FROM THE PORT OF [blank, completed, "Boston for Baltimore and back to Boston"]: THAT IN CONSIDERATION OF THE MONTHLY OR OTHER WAGES, AGAINST EACH RESPECTIVE SEAMAN AND MARINER'S NAME HEREUNDER SET, THEY SEVERALLY SHALL AND WILL PERFORM THE ABOVE MENTIONED VOYAGE.[verso caption title].

      [Boston]: S. Hall [imprint from colophon], [ca. , form completed and signed 1798]. 1795 - Broadsheet, 17 x 12 1/4 inches. Recto printed in three columns; blank form on verso completed in contemporary manuscript. Folio. One vertical and one horizontal fold. Light foxing, some discoloration along folds. Very good, untrimmed, floated between two panes of glass in a 21 x 15 1/2-inch wood frame. A very rare Massachusetts variant of a merchant marine-related broadsheet, printing the 1790 act regulating merchant seamen on the recto and a blank form of agreement between a ship's master and seamen on the verso. The ACT FOR THE GOVERNMENT AND REGULATION OF SEAMEN IN THE MERCHANTS' SERVICE. of 1790 was an early federal law requiring strict contracts to be signed and followed by a ship's master and his crew for interstate voyages. Between about 1795 and 1800, the law was printed with a blank agreement form on the verso in several American port cities. These broadsheets are all quite rare, with only one recorded copy of the present example, which is held by the American Antiquarian Society. The form in the present copy is filled out for the Schooner Theada, bound from Boston to Baltimore and back in 1798, and includes signatures and wage agreements for the master, his mate, four hands, a cook, and a boy. EVANS 23849. NAIP w015168.

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        A Journey From Prince Of Wale's Fort in Hudson's Bay, To The Northern Ocean. Undertaken By Order Of The Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, A North West Passage, etc. In The Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772.

      London: Printed for A.Strahan and T.Cadell; And Sold by T.Cadell Jun. And W.Davies., 1795. - 4to. pp. xliv(incl. errata), 458, [2]ads & directions to binder. 5 folding engraved maps (1 with routes in colour) & 4 engraved plates (3 double-page). modern gilt-stamped paneled calf by Annegret Hunter-Elsenbach (first map with few short tears repaired - no loss, some foxing to maps & plates & neighbouring leaves). First Edition of a classic of North American travel. Hearne's journal holds an especially honoured place in the annals of Arctic exploration, and Hearne "will always be remembered as the first white man that ever gazed on the dreary expanse of the Arctic or Frozen Ocean from the northern shores of the Continent of America." (Rich) In 1769, he was sent by the Hudson's Bay Company to find a north-west passage from Hudson's Bay and to investigate Indian reports regarding the existence of copper deposits to the north. Hearne made two false starts, but on his third attempt, accompanied by the Chipewyan guide Matonabbie, he succeeded in crossing the Barren Lands and reached the Coppermine River, which he descended to the Arctic Coast. Hearne also discovered the Great Slave Lake and recorded valuable information regarding the natural history and Indian tribes of the region traversed. Shortly following his return, Hearne submitted his report to the Hudson's Bay Company, who kept it secret for some thirteen years. Its final publication, three years after his death, was due to the celebrated French navigator La Pérouse, who found Hearne's manuscript when he captured Fort Albany, Hudson's Bay, in 1781-82. When Fort Albany was subsequently surrendered to the British, La Pérouse stipulated, as one of the conditions of the surrender, that Hearne's manuscript be printed. Bell H94. Cox I p. 171. Hill p. 141. Lande 1220. Morgan p. 180. Pilling, Athapascan, p. 40. Sabin 31181 & JCB 3729 (calling for 4 maps & 8 plates). Story pp. 351-52. Streeter VI 3652. TPL 445 (imperfect). Winsor VIII p. 70. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Persian miscellanies: an essay to facilitate the reading of Persian manuscripts

      1795 - Early scholarly reference on Persian manuscripts. 1795. London. Richard White. In 4to (265 mm x 204 mm). xxxii + 2 ff. + 192 + 9 ff. + 1 [blank] + 10 engraved plates (9 numbered, one bound in as frontispiece). Contemporary calf, spine gilt with red morocco lettering piece, rubbed, some chipping, boards reattached. Marginal water staining to several leaves, offset to leaves facing plates ¿as always-, browning and foxing, else fine. First edition and the author´s first book. Ouseley (1769 ¿ 1842) studied French in Paris, at the same time, he cultivated an interest in Persian manuscripts, culture and literature; he soon dedicated himself to the learning of the language in Leiden. In 1810, he accompanied his brother in the position of secretary in the ambassadorial mission to Persia (his brother was Sir Gore Ouseley); in the few years there, he gathered an important collection of manuscripts. Dibdin says Ouseley´s treatise is ¿a useful tretise on the various styles of Persian handwriting, enriched with many illustrations of manuscripts, and numerous notes proving considerable research¿. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plate 7 from A Botanical Description of the British Marine Plants

      Bath: S. Hazard, 1795 - John Stackhouse (1742-1819) Nereis Britannica; or A Botanical Description of the British Marine Plants Bath: S. Hazard, 1795 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 14 3/4” x 20 1/2” framed John Stackhouse was born at Trehane, Cornwall in 1742. He attended Oxford in 1758, eventually studying marine biology in the Mediterranean. He was particularly interested in seaweed and other marine plant life. He married Susanna Acton in 1773. Shortly thereafter the pair decided to build a house on the southern coast of England around Cuddon Point so that John could continue his study of seaweed. Later, he moved to the coastal area now known as Stackhouse Cove, and in honor of his wife, built Acton Castle. He was elected as one of the earliest members of the Linnean Society in 1795. In 1795 his studies and illustrations of seaweed of the Southern coast of England culminated in his publication of Nereis Brittanica or A Botanical Description of the British Marine Plants in Latin and English, Accompanied with Drawings from Nature. This unusual and rare work is the first English volume devoted marine plant life. It is also important in the field of marine biology for Stackhouse’s new approach to classifying the plants. The outstanding hand-colored copperplates were engraved from drawings by both Stackhouse and Thomas Velley.

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        The Hive: or A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and Religious Subjects: Intended as a Repository of Sententious, Ingenious and Pertinent Sayings in Verse and Prose

      Worcester: From the Press of Isaiah Thomas, Jun.. 1795. First. First edition(?), one of two 1795 issues. Contemporary calf boards. 252pp. Rebacked, retaining originial endpapers. Boards are worn, pages have small nicks, tears, and stains, however a sound and reasonably tight good copy. A collection intended for a juvenile audience. OCLC locates a single copy with this date, but with a slightly different imprint ("From the Press of Isaiah Thomas, Jun. for Isaiah Thomas, and sold at their respective bookstores"). Scarce. .

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        The manual of liberty: or testimonies in behalf of the rights of mankind; selected from the best authorities, in prose and verse, and methodically arranged

      London : printed for H. D. Symonds, No. 20, Paternoster Row 1795 - Physical desc.: [2],v,[3],406p. ; 8°. Halkett and Laing identify the compiler as - Marshall. ESTC citation no.: T79990. Subject: Liberty, Civil Rights, Human Rights - Quotations, maxims, etc. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Gilt cross-bands. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 406 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        At the end of the day

      - John Frederick Herring, Sr. (1795-1863) "At the End of the Day" Signed, lower middle Oil on canvas, period frame 25" x 25" framed [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Escuela Española de Sordomudos ó arte para enseñarles a escribir y hablar el idioma español

      - [PRIMERA EDICION].- Madrid: Imprenta Real [el tomo 1º] y Imp. de Fermín Villalpando [el tomo 2º], 1795.- 2 Vols. ([3 h.], VIII p., [1 h.], 335 p.; [3 h.], 376 p.): con 5 láminas plegadas en el tomo 2º; 4º menor (21,7 cm.); Media Piel.- El 2º tomo falto de portadilla, con la portada y 2 hojas siguientes restauradas de pequeñas faltas y algo sucias. Aunque en Palau se indica que está impreso en la Imprenta Real, no da referencia alguna de la imprenta del tomo 2º, ni hay referencia a ninguna otra edición en dicha bibliografía, por lo que suponemos que esta es la única edición existente, siendo el tomo 1º de la Imprenta Real y eltomo 2º de la de Villalpando. ES UNA OBRA MUY IMPORTANTE, PUES FUE UNO DE LOS PRIMEROS TRATADOS SOBRE LA ENSEÑANZA DE SORDOMUDOS EN EL MUNDO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ELEMENTOS DE HISTORIA NATURAL Y DE QUIMICA. Tomo 3

      Antonio Espinosa, Madrid 1795 - 451 pags + 4 tablas plegadas 15x20 Pasta española deslucida marcas insectos 20 ultimas paginas Tabla II de los Quadrupedos según el método M.Brisson. Tabla III Metodo ornithologico con arreglo a las divisiones de M.Brisson. Tabla IX Systematica de los gusanos por Mr.Brugniere. Tabla X De la Nomenclatura Quimica propuesta por Mm Demorveau, Lavoisier, Bertholet y de Fourcroy en mayo de 1787. Falta tabla V

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        Botanik fur Frauenzimmer und Pflanzenliebhaber, welche keine Gelehrten sind

      Weimar: Im Verlage des Industrie Comptoirs, 1795. viii, 184 pages of text including an index. Original half-leather binding with marbled paper-covered boards; minor shelfwear and rubbing. Complete with four folding plates, which contain 101 hand-colored illustrations. Minor foxing scattered throughout text. Plates are in fine condition, with a minor strip of browning to edge, not affecting images. Previous owner's name and bookplate (Bilharz) neatly on front endpapers. References: Pritzel (2nd ed.); 484.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Die Feyer der Liebe. Aus einer Handschrift des Oberpriesters zu Paphos. In zwey Theilen.

      bei Oehmigke dem Jüngern, Berlin, 1795 - Berlin, bei Oehmigke dem Jüngern 1795. 8°. Titel und Frontispiz, IV S., XIV S., 178 S., 232 S. Mit einem handkolorierten gestochenen Frontispiz und einer Titelvignette von Daniel Chodowiecki. Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung. Die lithographierten Originalbroschurumschläge mit eingebunden. Hayn-G. 2, 254. - Hirschberg (dtv) 128. - Erste Ausgabe. Der Erstling des erfolgreichen "Aufklärers" der mit seinen Büchern über die (wohlverstanden) eheliche Liebe berühmt wurde. Die illustrierten Originalbroschurumschläge mit dem Titel "Gynäologie oder über Jungferschaft, Beischlaf und Ehe", als deren Band 7. und 8. Band der vorliegende Titel erschien. - Ueber die Liebe im Altertum, im Mittelalter und in der Gegenwart: die verschiedenen Religionen und Nationen, vor allem die Ueberseeischen: Hottentotten, Arrakanesen, Neger in Senegambien etc. - Breitrandiges Exemplar auf besserem Papier in schönem Einband. Papier vereinzelt schwach gebräunt. - Mit dem Broschurumschlägen selten. Sprache: Deutsch Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung. Die lithographierten Originalbroschurumschläge mit eingebunden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Valley of Glencoe

      Published by Robert Andrew Riddell, London 1795 - A fine plate of the scenic mountains of Glencoe in the Highlands of western Scotland. This beautiful image is most likely part of a pair prints depicting Glencoe that Riddell published in 1795. Robert Andrew Riddell was a landscape painter, who primarily depicted the scenic topography of Scotland in watercolour. He exhibited one of his works at the Royal Academy in 1793 and gave several of his paintings to the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Archibald Robertson (1765-1835) was a Scottish artist, very talented in both painting and printmaking, who immigrated to America around 1796 (soon after this print was published) where he had a successful career painting miniature portraits on ivory. He also produced a number of topographical prints of New York City places: "Collect Pond" of 1798 among others. A number of his miniature portraits are in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum. This early work of the Highland valley Glen Coe is an extraordinarily fine landscape print, aesthetically superior to Robertson's American prints, and a fine example of colour printed aquatint. Colour-printed aquatint. Full inscription at bottom of print reads: 'To the Most Noble George Marquis of Tweedale & this View of the Valley of Glencoe is respectfully Inscribed by His Lordships most obedient Humble Servant.' Very good condition apart from some light soiling, minor foxing, and several small losses in the margins.

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        A View of the Causes and Progress of the French Revolution

      London - G. G. and J. Robinson 1795 - The very scarce first edition of this history of the French Revolution by John Moore. First edition. John Moore (1729-1802) was a physician, writer and Presbyterian minister. In 1795 Moore published A View of the Causes and Progress of the French Revolution (2 vols. ), which assesses the financial conditions that led to events in 1789. (ODNB)Ex-libris armorial bookplates of John Fowlesto front pastedown. John Robert Fowles (31 March 1926 5 November 2005) was an English novelist, much influenced by both Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, and critically positioned between modernism and postmodernism. After leaving Oxford, Fowles taught at a school on the Greek island of Spetsai, a sojourn that inspired The Magus, an instant bestseller that was directly in tune with 1960s hippie anarchism and experimental philosophy. This was followed by The French Lieutenant's Woman, a period romance set in Lyme Regis, Dorset, another location in which Fowles was deeply absorbed. Later fictional works include The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, Mantissa, and A Maggot. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in half-calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, with just some slight rubbing to the extremities. One hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamp to verso of title page. Pages have some light age-toning and scattered foxing, but are otherwise bright. Some pages have slight chipping to the margins, not affecting the text. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rapport sur la vérification du mètre qui doit servir d'étalon pour la fabrication des Mesures républicaines ; par les Commissaires chargés de la détermination de ces Mesures. [ édition originale ]

      Par l'Imprimerie de la République 1795 - Rapport sur la vérification du mètre qui doit servir d'étalon pour la fabrication des Mesures républicaines ; par les Commissaires chargés de la détermination de ces Mesures ; Imprimé par ordre du Comité d'Instruction Publique, daté du 18 Messidor An III (6 juillet 1795), 1 brochure in-8, sans couv., Par l'Imprimerie de la République, Paris, Thermidor An III, 15 pp. Edition originale. Bon état pour cette brochure rare. Good copy ; a very scarce and interesting work. Tourneux, 17526 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historia De La Vida y Viajes Del Capitán Jaime Cook

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1795 - Obra escrita en inglés por Andrés Kipps , doctor en teologia de la Real Sociedad de Londres ( Royal Society ) y traducida al castellano por Don Cesareo de Nava y Palacio Dedicatoria al Exc.mo Señor Don Antonio Valdés, prefacio.Tomo I 262 pgs Tomo II 288 pgs.Encuadernación de época piel (pasta española ) tejuelo, hierros, cintas separadoras, guardas con aguas .Primera y única biográfia, y libro de viajes de Cook, traducida al castellano en el siglo XVIII. Las obras de Cook, no tuvieron la misma resonancia en España que en el resto de Europa. Los libros de viajes solo están presentes en circulos minoritarios cultivados y solo instancias oficiales ,obligaron a la Imprenta Real a hacerse cargo de esta edición. Ref, Palau 128048 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Ordalien, insbesondere der gerichtlichen Zweikämpfe in Deutschland. Ein Bruchstück aus der Geschichte und den Alterthümern der deutschen Gerichtsverfassung.

      in der akademischen Buchhandlung,, Jena, 1795 - Jena, in der akademischen Buchhandlung, 1795. 17,4x10,5 cm. Pp. der Zeit Erstausgabe. - (Einbd. berieben. Name auf Vorsatz. Winzige Nummer auf Titel). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SAN GINESIO ILLUSTRATA, CON ANTICHE LAPIDI ED ANEDDOTI DOCUMNETI DALL'ABATE TELESFORO BENIGNI GOVERNATORE DI MONTALBODDO.

      DAI TORCHI CAMERALI DI PALALDE, 1793- IBIDEM, 1795, Fermo - Al primo volume legatura tardo ottocentesca in cartoncino chiaro con rinforzo in carta zigrinata granata al dorso; al contropiatto anteriore, ex-libris di biblioteca estinta; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta impressi all'interno di cornice tipografica; timbro blu della celebre biblioteca Galletti; 2 pagine non numerate per dedica ad Angelo Antonio Giberti; 162 pagine numerate; CLXXXVI pagine numerate, compreso occhiello per Appendice di Documenti; 2 pagine non numerate, l'ultima bianca, per Errori. Secondo volume: legatura originale in cartonnage alla rustica; titolo manoscritto su tassello al dorso; al contropiatto anteriore, ex-libris di biblioteca estinta; occhiello, frontespizio con titolo e fregio tipografico; timbro blu della celebre biblioteca Galletti. 2 pagine di dedica a Giuseppe Antonio Reggi; 572 pagine numerate (da pagina 336, Appendice Diplomatica), finalino all'ultima pagina; XIX pagine numerate per, Indice. Rara opera storiografica pubblicata in due parti, la seconda due anni dopo la prima, sul comune marchigiano di San Ginesio, patria di Alberico Gentile. L'autore, uno storico locale, illustrò anche la Storia di San Genisio del Gualtieri. Il volume narra la storia della località e dei suoi abitanti attingendo direttamente da un gran numero di fonti, citate nel volume. Quello offerto dallo storico antiquario Telesforo Benigni nei due volumi della San Ginesio Illustrata ed in moltissimi contributi sparsi nei tomi delle Antichità Picene pubblicati nello stesso periodo di tempo dallo storico antiquario ed editore Giuseppe Colucci, è il più esauriente, anche se non sempre veritiero, approfondimento della storia di San Ginesio. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, diffuse fioriture o lievi ossidazioni alle carte; alle ultime pagine del primo volume, lieve gora all'angolo interno superiore; legature difformi, ma esemplari appartenuti alla stessa famiglia nobiliare. 0 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyage de découvertes , à l'océan pacifique du nord, et autour du monde, (.) exécuté pendant les années 1790, 1792, 1793, 1794 et 1795 (.)

      Paris, Didot, An X. - 5 volumes in-8, pleine basane, dos lisses ornés, reliures de l'époque. Bel exemplaire du texte seul de ce voyage L'atlas manque.

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        Bowles' British Biographical Amusement or Game of Geography

      Bowles and Carver, London 1795 - A detailed original linen backed colored folded map of England and Wales. Circa 1795. There is some mild soiling and foxing. The map is a geographical game for children. Instructions run down the margins of the map. The map is housed in a stiff grey cloth pouch with a title label. There is a small tear to the edge and two small holes in the lower corner of the pouch. A very unusual and interesting item. This item is in exceptional condition for being approximately 200 years old. Very rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Confronto della ricchezza dei paesi che godono liberta' nel commercio frumentario con quella dei paesi vincolati prendendo per esempio la Toscana che in meno di trenta anni si è trovata in tre stati, nei vincoli antichi, nella liberta illimitata e nei vincoli nuovi. Seconda edizione con aggiunte.

      - [Firenze, s.n.t.], 1795, in-4 piccolo, brossura rustica coeva (lievi difetti al dorso), pp. 156, [2], 53, [3]. A carta 2A1r un altro front. introduce: "Riflessioni sopra le sussistenze risvegliate da fatti osservati in Toscana dell'a.s.s.". Bell'esemplare, pieni margini. Seconda edizione, aumentata. "L'Italia rivoluzionaria e napoleonica nelle raccolte della Biblioteca del Senato", Roma, 1990. n. 96. Einaudi, 493. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES DISPLAYED Being A Grand Repository Of Elegance Taste And Entertainment

      Alex Hogg, 1795. - New edn with alterations and improvements. Folio (15 x 10 inches) . Contemporary half calf on marbled paper-laid boards (poor - spine cracked and chipped, upper board detached and edges and boards rubbed). Pp. 42 (thereafter unpaginated), illus with 94 (incl frontispiece) full page engraved b&w plates (all bright and unmarked, some margins a little creased). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Double blossom Peach & Almond blossom

      [London] 1795 - A beautifully designed image from Edwards "A Collection of Flowers drawn after Nature.", a superb and rare work. Edwards lived in London until about 1778 when he moved to Surrey, exhibiting at the Society of Artists, of which he was a member, and at the Royal Academy. In addition to the fine arts, he also provided designs for textiles, particularly cotton calico. Between 1769 and 1770 he published Edwards British Herbal in monthly parts, with text garnered from the works of contemporary botanists and 100 fine hand-coloured engraved plates from his own designs. The plates show that his interests lay not so much in the accurate depiction of botanical specimens as the design possibilities of beautiful flowers. The present work, his masterpiece, was his next publishing venture. Working from the imprint dates of the plates it is clear that he began to publish designs for the work in 1783, with plates being completed periodically throughout the 1780s and well into the following decade. Unlike his previous work, all the plates are designed, etched and coloured by Edwards himself, a process which gave him complete control over the publication. Cf. Dunthorne 105; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p 93; cf. Henrey III 673; cf. Nissen BBI 579; cf. Oak Spring Flora p 64. Hand-coloured engraving by Edwards. Very good condition.

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        The United States Gazetteer: containing an Authentic description of the Several States. Their situation, extent, boundaries, soil, produce, climate, population, trade and manufactures. Together with the Extent, boundarires and population of their Respecti

      Philadelphia: F. and R. Bailey, 1795 [but 1794]. - 12mo (6 4/8 x 4 inches). Engraved title-page. Engraved folding frontispiece map of the United States (laid down on archival paper, stained and chipped with insignificant loss), and 18 folding maps of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, New Jersey, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Northwest Territory, Southwest Territory, Vermont and Virginia (edges a bit chipped, some offsetting, browning and staining, lacking the rear free endpaper). Contemporary sheep (extremities scuffed with some loss particularly to the foot of the spine). Provenance: Contemporary ownership inscription of Mr. Wm. McIntire, Baltimore, MD on the front paste-down. First edition of the first Gazetteer of the United States, with an early ownership inscription confirming the date of publication to be 1794 rather than 1795 as on the title-page. Philadelphia engraver and publisher Joseph T. Scott, along with fellow Philadelphian Mathew Carey, was one of the first American cartographic publishers: "The maps I have drawn and engraved myself, and I trust they will be found, on examination, as accurate as circumstances would admit, and probably more so than any collection of maps that has hitherto been published in the United States" (Scott "Preface"). Scott's gazetteer includes some of the most important early maps of the new "western" territories, as well as quite accurate depictions of the developing eastern states. Evans 29476; Sabin 78331; Howes S237. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition]

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