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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, London 1795 - xliv+458 pages with two (of four) engraved plates after drawings by the author (both folding) and four (of five) folding engraved maps. Quarto (11 3/4" x 9 3/4") bound in full leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine. (HillI, page 141. Sabin 31181) First edition. Manuscript journal was found by La Pérouse when he captured Fort Albany; later one of his conditions of surrender was that it be published. Samuel Hearne (1745 – November 1792) was an explorer, fur-trader, author, and naturalist. He was the first European to make an overland excursion across northern Canada to the Arctic Ocean In 1774 Hearne built Cumberland House for the Hudson’s Bay Company, its first interior trading post and the first permanent settlement in present Saskatchewan. From 1769 to 1772, Hearne was employed in north-western discovery, searching especially for certain copper mines described by Indians as "Far-Away-Metal River". These copper mines were found in the Barren Lands where the ground is permanently frozen to within a few inches of the surface, creating, in many areas, vast stretches of mosquito- and fly-infested swamp during the summer thaw. For this reason it was decided that travel in winter was preferable. His first attempt began on 6 November 1769. The large size of the expedition and too much European equipment being carried led to the desertion of his Indian guides and the failure of the expedition. His second, commencing 23 February 1770, failed because his quadrant was broken and much of his equipment was stolen. Learning from the mistakes of the first two expeditions Hearne contrived to travel as the only European with a group of Indians led by the great chief Matonabbee. The group also included eight of Matonabbee's wives to act as beasts of burden in the sledge traces, camp servants, and cooks. This third expedition set out in December 1770, in order to reach the Coppermine River in summer, by which he could descend to the Arctic in canoes. Matonabbee kept a fast pace, so fast they reached the great caribou traverse before provisions dwindled and in time for the spring hunt. Here all the Indian hunters of the north gathered to hunt the vast herds of caribou migrating north for summer. A store of meat was laid up for Hearne's voyage and a band of warriors joined the expedition. Matonabbee ordered the women to wait for his return in the Athabasca country to the west. The Chipewyans were generally a mild and peaceful people, however they were in a state of conflict with the Inuit. A great number of Indians joined Hearne's party to accompany them to the Coppermine River with intent to murder Inuit, who were understood to frequent that river in considerable numbers.[2] On July 14, 1771, they reached the Coppermine River, a small stream flowing over a rocky bed in the "Barren Lands of the Little Sticks". A few miles down the river, just above a cataract, were the domed wigwams of an Eskimo camp. At 1am on July 17, 1771 Matonabbee and the other Indians fell upon the sleeping Eskimo in a ruthless massacre. Approximately twenty men, women and children were killed; this would be known as the Massacre at Bloody Falls. A few days later Hearne was the first European to reach the shore of the Arctic Ocean by an overland route. By tracing the Coppermine River to the Arctic Ocean he had established there was no northwest passage through the continent at lower latitudes. This expedition also proved successful in its primary goal by discovering copper in the Coppermine River basin. However an intensive search of the area yielded only one four-pound lump of copper and commercial mining was not considered viable. Matonabbee led Hearne back to Churchill by a wide westward circle past Bear Lake in Athabasca Country. In midwinter he became the first European to see and cross Great Slave Lake. Hearne returned to Fort Prince of Wales on 30 June 1772 having walked some 5,000 miles and explored more than 250,000 square miles. Condition: Rebo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BESKRIFNING OFVER SVENSKA VESTINDISKA ON SR. BARTHELEMI, SAMT OARNE ST. EUSTACHE OCH ST. CHRISTOPHER.

      Stockholm: Anders Zetterberg, . 1795 - [8],207pp. plus folding plate and folding map. Contemporary three-quarter calf and speckled boards. Spine worn and rubbed. Later ink ownership signature on front pastedown. Internally bright and clean. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. The first edition of Euphrasén's description of the flora and fauna of St. Barts, St. Christopher, and St. Eustachius, and includes the large folding map of St. Barts. Sabin records a 1798 German edition, which was not issued with plates. The work is divided into sections by island and is presented as a series of brief descriptions rather than a cohesive narrative. The author was for many years the pastor of the church at Lorient in St. Barts, and this book is one of the primary sources for the island in its Swedish period, as well as containing the first map of that vaunted refuge of jet-setters. An attractive early scientific investigation of the Lesser Antilles region. Scarce. OCLC locates a total of ten copies. BEINECKE LESSER ANTILLES 470. BELL E161. SABIN 23107 (another ed). OCLC 12245731, 186869671.

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        Gelykheid, Vryheid, Broederschap. Extract uyt het register der resolutien . der Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden . December 1795 . tot de zaaken van de Oostindische Compagnie.Gelykheid, Vryheid, Broederschap. Extract uyt het register . February 1796 . aangaande een te erigeeren Committé tot den Oostindischen Handel .Gelykheid, Vryheid, Broederschap. Extract uit het register . February 1796 . zynde geprocedeert tot de benoeming van de ministers van het Committé tot de Zaaken van den Oostindischen Handel en Bezittingen . D. van Laar . J.C. Smissaert . G. Titsingh . F. Hoyer

      - (No pl.), 1795-96.3 proclamations in 1. Folio. Old boards. 10; 2; (1) pp.* Appointment of a committee for the Dutch East India Company, the Committé tot de Zaaken van de Oostindische Handel en Bezittingen, consisting of 28 members with the official title of Bewindhebberen der Generaale Nederlandsche Oostindische Compagnie. The second proclamation is fixing the date of the new VOC administration to be sworn in on February 16, 1796, they will be in office as per March 1, 1796. The third proclamation gives the names of the members.Landwehr, VOC, 1650 and 1655 (only copies known are in a private collection). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Pucelle D'Orléans Poème En Vingt Un Chants.

      Paris: Didot Le Jeune, L'An Troisième [1795]. - 2 Volumes. 4to. pp. 211; 212. with half-titles. engraved frontis. portrait of Jeanne d'Arc by Gaucher, & 21 engraved plates by, engraved by A very tall fine crisp copy on thick paper (deckle edge visible on some leaves, bound in contemporary tree calf, gilt backs, all edges gilt (some surface scarring to covers, but still a very nice copy). First Edition with these Illustrations, the frontispiece portrait of Jeanne d'Arc by Gaucher, and the other twenty-one plates engraved by Bacquoy, Choffard, Delignon, Delvaux, Duhamel, Dupréel, Lemire, Lingée, Malbeste, Patas, Pauquet, Ponce, and Romanet after designs by Lebarbier, Marillier, Monnet and Monsiau. "Très belle édition." (Cohen-De Ricci) Cohen-De Ricci 1034. Brunet V 1362. Bengesco 513. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Pucelle D'Orléans Poème En Vingt Un Chants

      Paris: Didot Le Jeune, L'An Troisième [1795]., 1795. 2 Volumes. 4to. pp. 211; 212. with half-titles. engraved frontis. portrait of Jeanne d'Arc by Gaucher, & 21 engraved plates by, engraved by A very tall fine crisp copy on thick paper (deckle edge visible on some leaves, bound in contemporary tree calf, gilt backs, all edges gilt (some surface scarring to covers, but still a very nice copy). First Edition with these Illustrations, the frontispiece portrait of Jeanne d'Arc by Gaucher, and the other twenty-one plates engraved by Bacquoy, Choffard, Delignon, Delvaux, Duhamel, Dupréel, Lemire, Lingée, Malbeste, Patas, Pauquet, Ponce, and Romanet after designs by Lebarbier, Marillier, Monnet and Monsiau. "Très belle édition." (Cohen-De Ricci) Cohen-De Ricci 1034. Brunet V 1362. Bengesco 513.. F. Hardcover.

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        LA PUCELLE D'ORLÉANS POËME EN VINGT-UN CHANTES...EDITION ORNÉE DE FIGURES GRAVÉES PAR LES MEILLEURS ARTISTES DE PARIS

      Paris: De l'Imprimerie de Didot le Jeune, L'An Troisiéme [1795].. Two volumes in one. 211;212pp. plus portrait and twenty-one engraved plates. Large, thick quarto (34 x 35.8 cm). Full early 19th century forest green morocco, spine elaborately gilt extra, ornate gilt side panels, a.e.g. Extremities rubbed, upper inner hinge and crown of joint cracking, endleaves a bit dusty, otherwise a very good copy. Bookplates. First edition thus, printed on thick, pale blue paper, and elegantly illustrated with the portrait (by Gaucher) and plates after Lebarbier, Marillier, Monnet, and Monsiau, engraved by Baquoy, Choffard, Delignon, Delvaux, Duhamel, Dupréel, Lemire, Lingée, Malbeste, Patas, Pauquet, Ponce and Romanet. "Très belle édition" Cohen - De Ricci. A mock- epic poem on the subject of St. Joan, LA PUCELLE proved itself one of Voltaire's most infamous and popular works. Due to its mildly licentious nature, many early editions were published surreptitiously, and a good number of them were suppressed. The first authorized edition was printed in Geneva in 1762. COHEN - DE RICCI 1034. BENGESCO 513.

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        Journal of a Residence and Tour in the Republic of Mexico in the Year 1826. With some Account of the Mines of that Country

      2 Volumes: viii+323 pages; iv+304+[i ad] pages with glossary. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5") in original paper covered boards and spine title labels as originally issued. From the library of Professor George M Foster. (Sabin:42852; Hill page 186) 1st edition.G F Lyon was an English traveler, born in Chichester, England, in 1795; died at sea in October, 1832. He entered the British naval service in 1809, was present at the attack on Algiers by Lord Exmouth in 1816, and in 1818 was commissioned to accompany Joseph Ritchie on his tour of exploration into central Africa. Ritchie died in Fezzan, and Lyon returned to England, after encountering many dangers and privations, which he described in his Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa (London, 1821). In 1821, in command of the Hecla, he accompanied Captain William E. Parry on his arctic expedition, publishing on his return The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon (1824). In 1824 he sailed in command of the Griper' with the mission of exploring Melville peninsula, and following its western shore as far as Turn-again, he found, after three months' searching, a passage through the group of islets called Southampton island, but was unable to enter Repulse bay through Sir Thomas Rowe's Welcome. On 13 September, a violent tempest compelled him to return to England. The story of the voyage was told in A Brief Narrative of an Unsuccessful Attempt (1825). He subsequently passed several years in Mexico, and died on his return from a second visit to America. His remaining works are The SketchBook of Captain G. F. Lyon during Eighteen Months' Residence in Mexico, No. 1 (London, 1827), and Journal of a Residence and Tour in Mexico in 1828 (London, 1828).George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in. Condition:Spines renewed with original chipped spine labels laid on, front end papers chipped and damaged at edges, corners bumped and rubbed, Foster's stamp on end papers, old owner's signature on covers, internally near fine else over all very good.

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        NOVELAS EXEMPLARES Y AMOROSAS. Primera y segunda parte.

      Plácido Barco Lopez, Madrid 1795 - 20x14'5, 2h, 536p, corto margen superior, resto humedad. Pasta española (algo roz.), tejuelo y dorados en lomo. - Obra con clara influencia cervantina. Al realismo y carácter picaresco de estas novelas se une un cariz marcadamente amoroso. Destaca también la defensa que hace de la mujer. 1795

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        HISTORIA DE LA VIDA Y VIAGES DEL CAPITAN JAIME COOK

      Imprenta Real Madrid. 1795. 2 Vol: Vol 1, X+262Pág+1h; Vol 2, 288Pág+1h. Primera edición española. James Cook, Gran explorador, cartógrafo y navegante realizo muchíssimos viajes, tres de ellos por el océano Pacífico, y puso en los mapas europeos muchas islas y costas por primera vez. Muy admirado y apreciado mundialmente. Ref 100 Biblioteca A.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Bien.

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        Harbour & City of Marseilles.

      London. 1795 - Size: 290 × 420 mm. Excellent condition. Print has had a slight clean. Sepia aquatint. A superb and most attractive sepia aquatint view of the important Mediterranean port city of Marseilles by Albanis Beaumont (1753-1810), with the town and harbour visible. Beaumont was born in Piedmont, but naturalised in England. Between the years 1787 and 1806 he published a great number of views in the south of France, in the Alps, and in Italy. Printed by T. Bensley, and published for William Faden in London. This print is from a scarce book of Travels through The Maritime Alps from Italy to Lyons, across the Col de Tende by way of Nice, Provence, Languedoc etc. Prints of this calibre, and of this region are uncommon and desirable.

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        AMORI. Crisopoli, co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1795.

      - Cm.29,6x21,8. Pg.(8), 136. Legatura coeva in piena pelle. Titoli sbiaditi e fregi in oro al dorso a cinque nervature. Fogli di guardia marmorizzati. Ritratto dell'Autore inciso in medaglione al frontespizio. Il volume, celebrata edizione bodoniana, ad ampi margini, presenta evidenti aloni di umidità alla parte superiore del margine interno, in parte restaurati con dozzinali mende cartacee. Si tratta di una delle più stimate edizione bodoniane, purtroppo notevolmente difettosa nel nostro esemplare. Il Savioli fu docente di arte diplomatica nello studio bolognese, città ove nacque e visse tra il 1729 e il 1804. "Amori", libero rifacimento in anacreontiche dell'omonimo testo di Ovidio, vide la luce a Venezia per i tipi dei Remondini nel 1758, curata dall'abate Taruffi. ma ottenne ampia fama per la presente, splendida, edizione bodoniana, poi ristampata nel 1802. > Brooks, 597, "Edizione molto ben stampata". Gamba, 2670, "Edizione splendidissima, dall'impressore Bodoni indiritta all'Autore medesimo, cui scriveva, che compiacevasi "di dar nuova vita a Canzonette amorose, alle quali deve l'italico parnaso il vanto di avere il suo Ovidio, ma più robusto nello stile, e più candido nel costume". Giani, 72. De Lama, II, 107. Brunet, V, 156. Graesse, VI, 279. Parenti, "Dizionario dei luoghi di stampa falsi, inventati o supposti", 72. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meine Duellgeschichte. Zur Berichtigung der Wahrheit und zum reifen Nachdenken über Duelle überhaupt denkenden Männern vorgelegt.

      Altona, Hammerich, 1795. - Berühmte Duelldarstellung des deutsch-dänischen Politikers und Publizisten August Adolph von Hennings (1746 - 1826) und zugleich eine der ersten kritisch-grundsätzlichen Auseinandersetzungen mit dem Duellwesen überhaupt. Hennings, zunächst ein begeisterter Anhänger der Französischen Revolution, hatte 1792 die Schrift "Vorurtheilsfreie Gedanken über Adelsgeist und Aristocratism" veröffentlicht, in der er den Adel als überflüssige, parasitäre Klasse zwischen König und Volk kritisierte; daraufhin sah sich Hennings Schmähungen und Angriffen ausgesetzt und erhielt eine Duellforderung, die er ablehnte. Hennings nutzte diese Begebenheit, sich publizistisch in grundsätzlicher Weise mit dem Duellwesen auseinanderzusetzen. Seine Abhandlung geht ausgiebig auf den konkreten Fall ein, um sich dann in einem größeren gesellschaftlichen Kontext mit Geschichte und gegenwart des Duellwesens zu beschäftigen. de 1200 Sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar dieser überaus seltenen und originellen Darstellung; auch innen sehr guter Zustand; Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei Titelblatt mit altem Gutsstempel. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). 354 S., 1 Bl. Marmorierter Pbd. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf grünem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ventimiglia.

      London. 1795 - Size: 295 × 420 mm. Excellent condition. Print has had a slight clean. Sepia aquatint. A glorious and attractive sepia aquatint view of the popular French Riviera resort and town of Ventimiglia by Albanis Beaumont (1753-1810). The town is in the north Italian region of Liguria, near to the French border. Printed by T. Bensley, and published for William Faden in London. Beaumont was born in Piedmont, but naturalised in England. Between the years 1787 and 1806 he published a great number of views in the south of France, in the Alps, and in Italy. This print is from a scarce book of Travels through The Maritime Alps from Italy to Lyons, across the Col de Tende by way of Nice, Provence, Languedoc etc. Prints of this calibre and of this region are uncommon and desirable. Prints of this calibre and of this region are uncommon and desirable.

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        ENCUADERNACION DE LOS PRINCIPES FERNADO VII Y MARIA ANTONIA DE BORBON

      1795 - Materia: Libro antiguo impreso en Alcala de Henares con encuadernación perteneciente a los Principes de Asturias Maria Antonia de Borbon y Fernando VII. Publicación: Alcalá; Isidro Lopez y Arabaca, 1795 Descripción: en 8ª. 399 paginas, [1] en blanco., 51. encuadernación: estilo imperio. Conservación: Buen estado. buen ejemplar, cuidado, algo de oxido en el texto. Encuadernación: Tafilete verde; orla dorada con rocallas y motivos vegetales enmarcando anagramaM en plano ant. yF en el post., ambas con corona de principes; hierros dorados en lomo, cantos y contracantos; cortes dorados; decorado con ruedas con motivos vegetales, dejando cuadrados libres en las esquinas que alojan figuras geométricas encuadernado por Santiago Martín Sanz (1775-1828). Notas: María Antonia de Borbón fue princesa de Asturias (1784-1806), primera esposa de Fernando VII, siendo este príncipe de Asturias. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage a la Nouvelle Galles du Sud, a Botany-Bay, au Port Jackson, en 1787, 1788, 1789; . Trad. . par C. Pougens.

      1795 1795 - Paris 1795. 8vo. Nineteenth cent.qtr.calf (joints and upper spine worn). Gilt spine title. Raised gilt-lined spine bands. (XII,206,II,256,IVpp.). With marbled end-papers. Complete with half-title, but without the 2 plates as called for by F.231.

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        MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ... Translated from the French, by W. Hooper, M.A

      Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson,. 1795. 12mo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xi [xii] [1] 2-360,. eighteenth-century full calf, red leather title piece.. Some darkening to edges of text block and some scattered foxing to. margins, but text block generally clean overall, a very good copy in. a nicely restored early American binding. (#109543). First U.S. edition. A translation of L'AN DEUX MILLE QUATRE CENT QUARANTE, first published in Amsterdam in 1771. "This first utopia set in future time was one of the eighteenth century's most successful books. It was immediately banned in France, put on the Inquisition's list of forbidden books in 1773, and condemned in Madrid in 1778 as a blasphemous work whose distributors, if discovered, would be fined five hundred ducats and sentenced to six years in prison. The Year 2440 had eleven editions in French between 1771 and 1799, as well as two English translations and translations into Dutch, Italian, and German. Investigation of its printing history leads Everett Wilkie to conclude that 'there were 18,000 copies in print in three languages by the end of 1772 and 30,000 copies by the end of 1782, at which point it had spread thoroughly over Europe ... 63,000 copies had been printed by Mercier's death' in 1814. The book was less successful across the Atlantic, but a 1795 Philadelphia edition was 'nevertheless, the first utopian novel published in North America.' George Washington and Thomas Jefferson owned copies of The Year 2440." - Alkon, Origins of Futuristic Fiction, p. 117. "... although the earliest specimens of futuristic fiction were in English, the glory of discovering the true potentialities of the genre belongs to the French -- to Sebastien Mercier who established the first satisfactory model of the new fiction ... The utopian prophecy of L'AN 2440, the first influential story of the future in world literature, became one of the most widely read books in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. The translations into Dutch and German, the English and American editions, and the many imitations show how Mercier beguiled his readers in two continents with the vision of a dream come true." - Clarke, The Pattern of Expectation 1644-2001, p. 23. See Alkon, Origins of Futuristic Fiction, esp. pp. 117-29. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-29; (1981) 1-123; (1987) 1-63; (1995) 1-63; and (2004) II- 757. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1476. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 2. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 120-2. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 772. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p. 582. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10017. Evans 29068.

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        Memoirs of the Year Two Thousand Five Hundred. Tr. By W. Hooper.

      Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the stone-house, no. 41, South Second-Street, 1795. - Octavo. xi, [i], 360pp. A6-Z6, Aa6-Hh6. First American edition. Contemporary sheep, rebacked. Bowe & Daniels F633; Evans 29068; Wilkie, "L'Ans 2440," Harvard Library Bulletin; Bleiler (1948) p. 26. First utopian novel printed in America.

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        Die Knochenbrüche, die Verrenkungen und die Verkrümmungen beschrieben und durch Beispiele erläutet. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Wien, C. Gerold 1836. 8°. VIII, 320 S., (XI-)XVI; XIV, 414 S., 1 Bl., mit 6 (mehrf. gefalt.) Kupfertafeln, Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rvg. u. Rtit.

      - Hirsch-H. III - 16 - Lesky 273 - Goldschmid 150 (nur Bd. 2) - nicht in Wellcome u. Waller.- Erste Ausgabe.- Michael Hager (1795-1866) war Professor der praktischen Chirurgie u. Operationslehre an der medicinisch chirurgischen Josephsakademie in Wien.- ?Die gefalt Foliotafeln bringen eine große Anzahl von flott klassizistisch gezeichneten und gefällig in Punktierstich wiedergegebenen Porträts und Bildern: die ganze Figur und einzelne Gliedmaßen mit gut diagnostizierbaren Verrenkungen und Brüchen? (Goldschnid).- Inhaltsverz. jew. am Ende eingeb. - etw. braunfleckig, Ebd. berieben. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A narrative of the British embassy to China, in the years 1792, 1793, and 1794; containing the various circumstances of the embassy, with accounts of customs and manners of the Chinese, and a description of the country, towns, cities &c. &c. Basil, printed and sold by J.J. Tourneisen.

      1795 - A scarce Swiss-printed edition of the account made by Aeneas Anderson of Macartney’s British embassy to Peking in 1792-1794. Printed in 1795, the same year as the London first edition, the swift publication of this work in Basel shows that there was widespread interest in news of the embassy to China not only in Britain, but also in continental Europe. This was the first account of the embassy to be published and as Macartney’s personal servant Anderson was well-placed to record the course of events, which ended in disappointment for the British. In addition to a chronological description Anderson provides a “list of the gentlemen who composed the retinue of Earl Macartney”, an appendix containing “an account of the transactions of the squadron during the absence of the embassy, till their return on board his Majesty’s ship the Lion at Wampoa” and a short “glossary of Chinese words”. Anderson was assisted in preparing the work by the writer William Combe (1742-1823). ESTC lists 6 copies only of this edition (bE; eBINs; nCHS; nCSmH; nMiEM; nPU). Cordier 2386; Löwendahl 685; Lust 497. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vues d'Optique of Paris-"Vue du Pont Royal et du Pont Neuf a Paris"

      Paris: Chez Basset, 1795. Hand-colored copperplate engravings Framed size: 19 1/2" x 25" . Book.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE BRITISH EMBASSY TO CHINA, IN THE YEARS 1792, 1793

      1795 - ANDERSON, Aeneas. A NARRATIVE OF THE BRITISH EMBASSY TO CHINA, IN THE YEARS 1792, 1793, AND 1794; CONTAINING THE VARIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE EMBASSY, WITH ACCOUNTS OF CUSTOMS AND MANNERS OF THE CHINESE; AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY, TOWNS, CITIES, &C. &C. London: Printed for J. Debrett.1795. [a2, b4-c4, B4-2Q4] 278 pp. + [2] + [24] pp. 4to., original calf boards, corners and edges worn, backstrip missing, half bound with cloth tape, of which the top 5 inches is missing. Owner's nautical bookplate to front pastedown, with small clipping noting the American edition tipped in. Small auction sticker affixed to blank verso facing title page. Minimal foxing in the text. Appendix: Remarks on Board his Majesty's Ship the Lion, in the Yellow Sea. (Cordier 2386) An account of the important Macartney Embassy to China. Complete, sold with all faults of condition.

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        An Accurate Account of Lord Macartney\'s Embassy to China Carefully Abridged from the Original Work: with Alterations and Corrections, by the Editor, Who Was Also an Attendant at the Embassy

      London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. First edition. Good. Hardcover. 8vo. x,144pp. Frontispiece engraving of the Emperor Tchien Loong. Original paper covered boards, printed label on the upper board. Half-title present. Spine entirely perished, boards well rubbed and worn, upper hinge neatly mended; lacks leaf A5 (the final part of the Contents), supplied in facsimile. A good copy. Scarce in its own right and more so in its original temporary binding. Protected in a custom leather-backed clamshell case. An abridgment of Aeneas Anderson\'s \'Narrative of the British embassy to China printed in the same year. See Cox, I, 344. ESTC T133375; Lowndes, p. 40. The author was on the staff of Earl Macartney?s embassy to China in 1792-1794, historically important as it was the first British mission to China.

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        VOYAGE A LA NELLE GALLES DU SUD

      POUGENS 1795 - 1 vol in 8. Edition originale Française [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theoretisch=practische Abhandlung über die Besserung der Mülräder von dem Verfasser der zweckmässigen Luftreiniger.

      - Mit drey Kupfertafeln und einer Tabelle der Quadratzahlen und ihrer Wurzeln. Nürnberg, auf Kosten der Raspeschen Buchhandlung 1795. 8:o. XXIV,176,(4),XIV pp. + 3 engraved folding plates + two page "Tabelle" between page 152 and 153. Modern half cloth. 21 x 13 cm.[#\103051] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Portrait of Angelica Kauffman and Family]

      1795. An exceedingly rare self/family portrait by Raphael Morghen after a painting by Angelica Kauffman. Though the whereabouts of the original painting is not known, this is clearly a self-portrait of Angelica Kauffman (seated) with what appear to be two grown children and a son-in-law. She holds what is perhaps a portrait of her second husband, Francesco Zucchi, who died in 1795. Her children would have to have been from her unhappy first marriage. There is no title but rather a text in French about how virtue is instilled in children. This impressive portrait was painted by the celebrated artist Angelica Kauffman and engraved by the renowned Italian printmaker Raphael Morghen. Kauffman was a child prodigy, who executed her first commissioned work before the age of thirteen. As a child she traveled through Austria and Italy with her father, the painter Joseph Kauffman. She assisted him by painting the backgrounds of his works, but she quickly received her own commissions and established a reputation for herself as an accomplished painter. In 1766 she traveled to London, where she painted portraits and decorative paintings. She was a close friend of Reynolds and was one of the first female members of the British Royal Academy. Goethe called her "the most accomplished woman in Europe". Raphael Morghen received his first artistic training from his father, the accomplished engraver Filippo Morghen. Like Kauffman, Morghen was also a child prodigy, publishing his first engraving at the age of twelve. By the age of twenty he had established himself as one of the premiere engravers in Europe allowing him to garner countless commissions. He worked in Naples, Rome and Florence and produced over two hundred and fifty prints during his prolific career. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs. Engraving. Printed on laid paper. Collector mark bearing the initials E.O printed in blue ink on verso of sheet. In excellent condition. Image size: 22 x 15 1/16 inches.

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        Du Gouvernement, des m?urs et des conditions en France, avant la Révolution. Avec le caractère des principaux personnages du règne de Louis XVI.

      A Hambourg, chez Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann 1795 - in-8, [8]-216 pp., demi-chagrin rouge à coins, dos lisse, filets dorés et à froid (reliure du XIXe). Mouillure marginale en début d'ouvrage. Edition originale. L'ancien intendant du Hainaut de Louis XVI, ambitieux publiciste de l'Ancien Régime finissant, Sénac de Meilhan s'est fait une spécialité de la critique de l'ancien ordre des choses. Publié en 1795, alors que Sénac est émigré depuis déjà quatre années, Du Gouvernement ., prend un nouveau ton, quelque peu désabusé. qui tranche avec ses premiers ouvrages. L'Ancien Régime s'est autodétruit : la cour, le roi et la reine, le clergé, la haute noblesse s'y sont appliqués. Le Tiers-État n'a pas compris qu'il y avait d'autres voies possibles et qu'il pouvait gravir les échelons sociaux grâce aux institutions existantes. Il se livre à la défense des anciens parlements et des ministères, et même s'ils ont pu abuser de certaines de leurs prérogatives, leur action est largement positive. Il défend également la vénalité des charges et nous explique que, au-delà des idées reçues, elle favorisait l'expérience et si la richesse était nécessaire elle n'était pas suffisante. Il fait ensuite l'apologie des écrivains et philosophes, Montesquieu, Voltaire et, dans une moindre mesure, Diderot. Il ressort de cette lecture une pensée véritablement originale et nuancée : critique partielle de l'Ancien Régime, réhabilitation d'institutions souvents décriées, admiration pour les philosophes. Les portraits qui suivent concernent le comte de Maurepas, Turgot, le comte de Saint-Germain, le marquis de Pesai, Necker, le cardinal de Brienne. Ex-libris A.-G. Du Plessis. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Agence temporaire des Poids et Mesures, aux citoyens rédacteurs de la Feuille du Cultivateur, en réponse à des Objections contre la Nomenclature des Mesures nouvelles, insérées dans le N°38 de ce journal.

      - Paris, Imprimerie de la République, Thermidor an III [1795]. In-8, broché, 20 p. en cahiers non rognés. Edition originale de ce document signé par Legendre, Gattey et Coquebert. Les représentants de l’Agence temporaire des poids et mesure, qui remplace l’Académie des Sciences supprimée en août 1793, défendent les nouvelles unités de mesures, le passage au système décimal, la loi du 18 germinal dans ses "dispositions sages et bienfaisantes" et la nouvelle nomenclature. Les auteurs répondent à un article critique publié dans la "Feuille du Cultivateur" qui demandait à ce que les anciennes désignations soient préservées. Bon exemplaire, très frais, non rogné, tel que paru. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Scherzi poetici e pittorici

      (Colophon:) Parma, co' tipi Bodoniani, 1795. - 4to real folio (the leaf 307 x 225 mm), a nice binding in early 19th cent. half green morocco with corners, gold titles on spine, with 6 compartments. A very clean and wide copy, the outer and bottom margin untrimmed, and golden upper edge. Engraved pictorial title page and 40 finely engraved plates printed in light red, all of them within elegant frames of neoclassical design printed in black and white; being the illustrations engraved by Francesco Rosaspina after JosŽ Teixeira Barreto, and the frames executed by Giacomo Mercoli. Each plate has one or two leaves of related text, altogether 94 leaves. First edition, the large size issue of this very elegant work, printed by Bodoni, containing epigrams, sonnets and other poems dedicated to love, featuring Venus and Cupid. Brooks 600; De Lama II, p. 108; Graesse VI, 169. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Romances. Sir Bertrand. Sir Gawen. Edwin,

      Printed and sold by G. Nicholson, Poughnill, near Ludlow. Sold also, in London, by H. D. Symonds, Paternoster row; Champante & Whitrow, Aldgate; R. Bickerstaff; T. Conder, Bucklersbury; Lackington, Allen, & Co., Finsbury-Square; and all other Booksellers ca. 1795, London - Approx. 4 by 6 inches. 27, (i)pp. Binding is stiff printed sewn wraps. Title page engraving "by a pupil of Mr. Bewick". The final leaf contains the Contents. No 3 in the Literary Miscellany series. The inner and outer rear wrapper lists other titles in the series. The first romance, Sir Bertrand, has the note that the author is Mrs. Barbauld. Wraps soiled and the fold at the spine is well worn but strng; light crease on rear wrap; else a very good copy. This pamphlet is dated ca. 1795 based on the known activity of two of the printers. Years of activity of Conder: 1795-1814; Lackington, Allen: 1793-1798. George Nicholson (1760 - 1825) published a number of educational and didactic works in England from 1793, initially at Manchester, then Ludlow, and finally Poughnill. The Romances are quite Gothic in substance. This title is exceedingly scarce. Housed in a quarter leather custom folder. ESTC T181423 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Romances. Sir Bertrand. Sir Gawen. Edwin

      London: Printed and sold by G. Nicholson, Poughnill, near Ludlow. Sold also, in London, by H. D. Symonds, Paternoster row; Champante & Whitrow, Aldgate; R. Bickerstaff; T. Conder, Bucklersbury; Lackington, Allen, & Co., Finsbury-Square; and all other Booksellers, ca. 1795. Only edition. Wraps. Very good. Approx. 4 by 6 inches. 27, (i)pp. Binding is stiff printed sewn wraps. Title page engraving "by a pupil of Mr. Bewick". The final leaf contains the Contents. No 3 in the Literary Miscellany series. The inner and outer rear wrapper lists other titles in the series. The first romance, Sir Bertrand, has the note that the author is Mrs. Barbauld. Wraps soiled and the fold at the spine is well worn but strng; light crease on rear wrap; else a very good copy. This pamphlet is dated ca. 1795 based on the known activity of two of the printers. Years of activity of Conder: 1795-1814; Lackington, Allen: 1793-1798. George Nicholson (1760 - 1825) published a number of educational and didactic works in England from 1793, initially at Manchester, then Ludlow, and finally Poughnill. The Romances are quite Gothic in substance. This title is exceedingly scarce. Housed in a quarter leather custom folder. ESTC T181423

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        Reise eines Liefländers von Riga nach Warschau, durch Südpreußen, über Breslau, Dresden, Karlsbad, Bayreuth, Nürnberg, Regensburg, München, Salzburg, Linz, Wien und Klagenfurt, nach Botzen in Tyrol

      Berlin, Vieweg 1795 -1797. 17 cm. 7 Bände, bzeichnet als Heft 1 - 7 (= alles Erschienene) in 6 Bänden. Mit 1 gestochenen Titelvignette von Chodowiecki. Festeinband, Halbledereinband-Bde. der Zeit mit farbigen Rückenschildchen und Rückenvergoldung - Deutschbalt. Lex. 707 - Engelmann, Chodow. 758 - Goed. IV/I, 935, 103 - Holzm. / Boh. Anonym III, 11509 - Erstausgabe. Teil 7 unter dem Titel "Reise eines Liefländers durch Italien. Band 1". Schulz (1762-98), Professor am akademischen Gymnasium in Mitau und 1791 Deputierter des kurländischen Bürgerstandes auf dem Reichstag in Warschau, reiste 1793 zur Wiederherstellung seiner Gesundheit nach Italien. Auf der Rückreise hielt er sich längere Zeit in Deutschland abwechselnd in Wien, Berlin, Jena, Weimar und Kissingen auf (ADB 32, 743). Die Teile 1-4 mit Beschreibung von Warschau; Teil 5 Dresden, Nürnberg, Regensburg etc.; Teil 6 Salzburg und Wien; Teil 7 Bozen, Verona, Mantua, Mailand etc. Die Titelvignette zeigt einen reisefertigen vierspännigen halboffenen Wagen, im Hintergrund eine Kirche. Schönes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Grafen von Schönborn-Buchheim. Stellenweise papierbedingt gebräunt, Heft 4 Bandschildchen falsch geprägt und alt überschrieben. -

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        Sunday morning A Cottage Family going to church

      W.R. Bigg, London 1795 - An excellent stipple engraving depicting rural piety in 18th-century England The image shows a family outside the door of their cottage making last minute preparations before setting off for morning service at the local church. The wife makes sure that the grandmother is comfortable on the family donkey: the grandmother holds her youngest grandchild in front of her. The father bends to talk to two of his younger children. All are dressed in their 'best' and look slightly uncomfortable. Only the second youngest, a daughter, seems unconcerned as she concentrates on annoying the family dog with a short stick. William Bigg "was a pupil of Edward Penny, R.A., and by choice of his subjects at least a faithful follower of his master. In 1778 he entered the Academy schools. Bigg delighted in depicting. children. The first of many engaging works of this class was exhibited in 1778, 'Schoolboys giving Charity to a Blind Man.' It was followed a year later by one similar, 'A Lady and her Children relieving a Distressed Cottager.' Besides these his 'Palemon and Lavinia,' the 'Shipwrecked Sailor Boy,' and 'Youths relieving a Blind Man' were highly popular works, and were all engraved. Two good pictures from his easel are preserved in the Cottonian Museum at Plymouth. by choice of subjects and general manner of treatment he would rightly be classed with Wheatley and Morland. He was highly popular in his day, and the best engravers were employed upon his work." (DNB). Stipple engraving, by William Nutter, after Bigg.

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        SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND RELIGIOUS EXERCISES OF MARY NEALE

      1795 - NEALE, Mary. SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND RELIGIOUS EXERCISES OF MARY NEALE, FORMERLY MARY PEISLEY. Principally compiled from her own writings. Dublin: Printed by John Cough, successor to R. Jackson., 1795. First edition. 12mo. 120 pp. Contemporary binding of full mottled calf, with a red label and decorative double-rules gilt-stamped on spine. Binding is edgeworn, with joints starting, but sound. Some edge chipping to spine label. Text is clean but for occasional light foxing. (Sabin 52167). This book recounts the service in England and America of Mary Peisley Neale (1717-1757), a Quaker, principally compiled from her own writings. She began her ministry in England in 1744, arrived in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1753, and later traveled to North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Philadelphia. In 1757, she married Samuel Neale (1729- 1792), a notable Irish Quaker minister, who supplied the preface for this book. This copy has a contemporary gift inscription (Dublin, 1795) on the ffep from Thomas Scattergood (American, 1748-1814), the Quaker quietist preacher, to his "beloved" sister Hannah Evans. Scattergood traveled extensively in America (speaking out against slavery when in the American south) and, from 1794-1800, in Great Britain. The book also has other ownership marks from the Evans family: a nineteenth-century book label (Jonathan Evans, Philadelphia) and a twentieth-century ink ownership (W. B. Evans, 1933) on front endpapers.

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, with a Few Select Notes, and Embellished with Engravings.

      [1795] 1795 - 2 volumes. Beautiful contemporary straight-grained red morocco with gilt highlights and dentelles. AEG. Internally very good with scattered light stains and foxing. 21 uncolored full-page plates by Robert Corbould and Charles Reuben Riley. DNB - "It is as a designer of illustrations for books that Corbould is most widely known. He was largely employed by publishers, and his illustrations, engraved by the best artists, show great taste, and occupy one of the highest places in that department of art" Darlow & Moule 1392. Herbert 1399. Large heavy volume will require additional shipping charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible; Bound with Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin

      R. Bowyer, London 1795 - Two volumes complete, unpaginated, collates A-9I2v (as Herbert), with Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin (7pp) at the end of volume two. Full morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, title to second panel, volume to third, remaining panels with small quadrilobe device to centre, place of publication and date to foot, all in gilt, covers with single fillet border and small fleuron corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, all edges gilt and marbled, marbled endpapers, leather joints. Slightly rubbed to extremities, couple of minor bumps and scrapes. Internally some light browning and off-setting, repair to head of frontispiece, but generally quite clean. Previous owners bookplate to ffep, old booksellers description tipped in to front pastedown. Engraved titles and engraved plates by Fittler after Durer, Rembrandt and Rubens amongst others. Binding is by Kalthoeber, with his (oxidised) ticket to reverse of front marbled endpaper. Herbert 1394, with the misprint at Mark vii, 27, 'Let the children first be killed' instead of 'filled'. Bound in at the rear is the 7pp 'Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin', with the plate and additional engraved title (Estc N61186), showing only five locations worldwide [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HOLY BIBLE. Ornamented with Engravings by James Fittler crom celebrated pictures by Old Masters. The letter press by Thomas Bensley

      B. Bowyer and J. Fittler. London. 1795. FIRST FITTLER EDITION. Two volumes bound into Three. Large 8vo (10.1 x 6.4 inches). Illustrated with 64 fine copper engravings, most with their original tissue guards still present. Some foxing to about a third of the engraved plates and a few pages with light stain marks but overall clean throughout. Contemporary bindings of full red morocco. Spines with raised bands, the compartments fully decorated and ruled in gilt. Twin burgundy labels, gilt, to each volume. Elaborate gilt floral roll borders to the boards and the board edges. Gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Spines a little cracked but holding firm. Third volume professionally recased. Three of the boards have a thin broken line from a (Binder's?) wheel which run horizontally. Some minor chipping and rubbing to the extremities of all three bindings. Overall a very good copy of this well printed eighteenth century bible in attractive eighteenth century leather bindings. Aside from the beautiful engravings, after paintings by Durer, Rembrandt, etc, this edition is well know for the misprint in Mark, vii, Verse 27 "Let the children first be killed" instead of "filled". Herbert - Historical catalogue of printed editions of the English Bible. 1525-1961; #1394.

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        Cries of London, Plate 8, Round & Sound Five Pence a Pound Duke Cherries

      London: Published by Colnaghi & Co. No. 132 Pall Mall, 1795. A wonderful image of a cherry seller from Wheatley's famous "Cries of London" series. The "Cries of London" was a recurring theme in English printmaking for over three centuries. These colourful prints form a visual record of London's "lower orders", the peddlers, charlatans, street hawkers, milkmaids, and grocers who made their living on the city streets. They give the viewer a glimpse of a long forgotten London where tradesmen would advertise their wares with a musical shout or a melodic rhyme. Different versions of the "Cries" vary in tone from idealistic visions of contented street vendors to satirical caricatures of humorous urban figures. One of the most famous series of "London Cries" is the group of pretty pictures executed by Francis Wheatley. Wheatley's series was immensely popular and enjoyed a long period of success in the English print shops. Between 1792 and 1795 Wheatley exhibited 14 paintings of the "Cries" at the Royal Academy. The pictures attracted a great deal of attention at the exhibition and Colnaghi & Co. quickly agreed to publish a series of engravings after Wheatley's famous series. Only thirteen of the fourteen paintings were engraved and they were offered for sale individually or in a portfolio collection. The prints, which were executed in stipple, were engraved by some the most noted engravers in England; artists such as Luigi Schiavonetti, Giovanni Vendramini and Thomas Gaugain all contributed their work to the series. Complete collections of the "Cries" remained immensely popular, and by 1910 they were fetching more than James Audubon's folio "Birds of America" at auction. This lovely print is plate eight in the series and depicts a cherry seller weighing out a portion of cherries for two eager children. Roberts F. Wheatley, R.A. His Life and Works London, 1910, pp.28-32. Colour printed stipple engraving. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of being trimmed just outside the platemark on upper and side margins. A paper loss on the bottom margin has been expertly infilled. Edges of upper right and left corners are missing. Margins are scuffed with slight traces of surface soiling. Image size: 14 x 11 inches.

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        Cries of London, Plate 10, Old Chairs to Mend

      London: Published by Colnaghi & Co. No. 132 Pall Mall, 1795. A wonderful image of a chair mender from Wheatley's famous "Cries of London" series. The "Cries of London" was a recurring theme in English printmaking for over three centuries. These colourful prints form a visual record of London's "lower orders", the peddlars, charlatans, street hawkers, milkmaids, and grocers who made their living on the city streets. They give the viewer a glimpse of a long forgotten London where tradesmen would advertise their wares with a musical shout or a melodic rhyme. Different versions of the "Cries" vary in tone from idealistic visions of contented street vendors to satirical caricatures of humorous urban figures. One of the most famous series of "London Cries" is the group of pretty pictures executed by Francis Wheatley. Wheatley's series was immensely popular and enjoyed a long period of success in the English print shops. Between 1792 and 1795 Wheatley exhibited 14 paintings of the "Cries" at the Royal Academy. The pictures attracted a great deal of attention at the exhibition and Colnaghi & Co. quickly agreed to publish a series of engravings after Wheatley's famous series. Only thirteen of the fourteen paintings were engraved and they were offered for sale individually or in a portfolio collection. The prints, which were executed in stipple, were engraved by some the most noted engravers in England; artists such as Luigi Schiavonetti, Giovanni Vendramini and Thomas Gaugain all contributed their work to the series. Complete collections of the "Cries" remained immensely popular, and by 1910 they were fetching more than James Audubon's folio "Birds of America" at auction. This lovely print is plate ten in the series and depicts an industrious craftsman mending chairs outside a simple house; St. Paul's is pictured in the background. Roberts F. Wheatley, R.A. His Life and Works London , 1910, pp.28-32. Colour printed stipple engraving. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of being trimmed just within the platemark on all sides. Margins have some loss to surface of paper. Traces of glue residue on verso of sheet. Small sections of lost paper on upper and bottom margin has been expertly infilled. Image size: 14 x 11 inches.

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        Cries of London, Plate 8, Round & Sound Five Pence a Pound Duke Cherries

      Published by Colnaghi & Co. No. 132 Pall Mall, London 1795 - A wonderful image of a cherry seller from Wheatley's famous "Cries of London" series. The "Cries of London" was a recurring theme in English printmaking for over three centuries. These colourful prints form a visual record of London's "lower orders", the peddlers, charlatans, street hawkers, milkmaids, and grocers who made their living on the city streets. They give the viewer a glimpse of a long forgotten London where tradesmen would advertise their wares with a musical shout or a melodic rhyme. Different versions of the "Cries" vary in tone from idealistic visions of contented street vendors to satirical caricatures of humorous urban figures. One of the most famous series of "London Cries" is the group of pretty pictures executed by Francis Wheatley. Wheatley's series was immensely popular and enjoyed a long period of success in the English print shops. Between 1792 and 1795 Wheatley exhibited 14 paintings of the "Cries" at the Royal Academy. The pictures attracted a great deal of attention at the exhibition and Colnaghi & Co. quickly agreed to publish a series of engravings after Wheatley's famous series. Only thirteen of the fourteen paintings were engraved and they were offered for sale individually or in a portfolio collection. The prints, which were executed in stipple, were engraved by some the most noted engravers in England; artists such as Luigi Schiavonetti, Giovanni Vendramini and Thomas Gaugain all contributed their work to the series. Complete collections of the "Cries" remained immensely popular, and by 1910 they were fetching more than James Audubon's folio "Birds of America" at auction. This lovely print is plate eight in the series and depicts a cherry seller weighing out a portion of cherries for two eager children. Roberts F. Wheatley, R.A. His Life and Works London, 1910, pp.28-32. Colour printed stipple engraving. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of being trimmed just outside the platemark on upper and side margins. A paper loss on the bottom margin has been expertly infilled. Edges of upper right and left corners are missing. Margins are scuffed with slight traces of surface soiling. Image size: 14 x 11 inches.

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        A Map of the Discoveries made by Capt.'s Cook & Clerke in the Years 1778 & 1779 between the Eastern Coast of Asia and the Western Coast of North America, when they attempted to Navigate the North Sea. Also Mr. Hearn's discoveries to the North westward of Hudson's Bay, in 1772

      Philadelphia:. 1795.. An early American map showing Cook's explorations of Hawaii and Alaska, published in one of the first atlas of America printed in America. "Engraved for Cary's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography improved." Cary re-engraved a British map of 1784, and added changes reflecting American patriotism. Longitude is measured west from Philadelphia. Copper engraving, engraved surface 280x194 mm, impression mark 295x202 mm with a wide margin, very good condition. Plate 45. Rumsey #2542020. Carey's edition of Guthrie's Geography was published the same year as his "American Atlas", the 1st atlas published in the United States. & & The chart centers on the Pacific Northwest Coast from the Gulf of California (the Baja Peninsula) to the Alaska Coast, Prince William Sound, Cook's River, the Bering Strait, the Aleutian Islands and Russian Kamtschatka. The tracks of Capt. Cook in his ship “The Resolution” and Capt. Clerke in “The Discovery” are shown crossing the Pacific from Hawaii to the NW Coast & Kamtschatka. Capt. Clerke took over as Master of “The Resolution” after Cook's death in Hawaii in 1779. Samuel Hearne's discoveries to the north of Hudson's Bay are depicted, as well as the area where he located the Coppermine River in 1770. Hearne was the first white man to to cross overland from Hudson's Bay tracing the river to the Arctic Ocean.

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        Voyage a la Nouvelle Galles du sud, a Botany Bay, au Port Jackson, en 1787, 1788, 1789. par John White chirurgien en chef de l'etablissement des anglais dans cette partie du globe Ouvrage ou l'on trouve de nouveaux details sur le caractere et les usages des habitans du Cap de Bonne Esperance, de l'Ile Teneriffe, de Rio de Janeiro et de la Nouvelle Hollande, ainsi qu'une description exacte de plusieurs animaux inconnus jusqu'a present, traduit de l'anglais avec des notes critiques et philosophiques sur l'histoire naturelle et les moeurs par Charles Pougens.

      Chez Pougin 1795 - - Chez Pougin , A Paris 1795 (an III), In 8 (13,5x22cm), XII, 206pp. (2) 256pp. (8), relié. - Edition originale française de cet ouvrage paru en 1790 en anglais. La seconde partie qui occupe 256p. est une succession de notes du traducteur, particulièrement riches d'informations, sur les plantes, les animaux et la description physique. Pleiin Veau marine restauration. Dos à nerfs croisillonné à froid roulettes sur les nerfs. Plats croisillonnés à froid, frise d'encadrement doré. Tranches dorées. Coiffe de tête arrachée. Frottements divers. Coins émoussés. Belle reliure, aujourd'hui en état moyen et très bon état intérieur. Les voyages content la première installation des colons en Australie. Lorsque l'empire Britannique perdit ses colonies américaines, on choisit d'installer les déportés en Nouvelle Galles du sud (côte orientale Australie). Une escadre de 11 navires, dont 6 affectés au transport des criminels, fut placée sous les ordres du capitaine Arthur Phillip, gouverneur du nouvel établissement. La flotte partit d'Angleterre en mars 1787, atteignit Botany Bay en janvier 1788, et la colonie se fixa à Port Jackson. Le récit, à plus d'un titre passionnant, du chirurgien en chef de l'expédition, narre par le menu le voyage et l'installation des officiers et des déportés dans la nouvelle colonie, ainsi que les rencontres avec les indigènes. XII, 206pp. (2) 256pp. (8) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Agasse, ans III [1795], Paris - Second edition, 8vo, pp. viii, 389; contemporary full calf, black morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; front joint cracked, else good. See PMM 246: "It was the gospel of the nineteenth century that mankind is destined for indefinite future progress. Condorcet [1743-1794], looking back and then forward, saw proof of this in the growing equality between classes and nations, the intellectual, physical and moral improvement of man; and he prophesied that popular education on correct principles would strengthen and assure this progress. In the Esquisse [ëAn Historical Outline of the Progress of the Human Mindí], published after his death, Condorcet traces the history of man through epochs, the first three covering his progress from savagery to pastoral community and thence to the agricultural state. The next five span the growth of civilizations and knowledge down to Descartes, and the ninth describes the revolution of Condorcetís own lifetime, from Newton to Rousseau. The prophetic view of the tenth epoch shows Condorcet at his most original. He forecasts the destruction of inequality between nations and classes, and the improvement, intellectual, moral and physical of human nature it is as the most fully developed exposition of the progress of man that Condorcetís work is now remembered, and it is this which has given its lasting appeal." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PROMTA BIBLIOTHECA CANONICA, JURIDICA, MORALIS, THEOLOGICA, NECNON ASCETICA, POLEMICA, RUBRICISTICA, HISTORICA ( JURIS HISPANICI HODIE ETIAM VOCABITUR) DE PRINCIPALIORIBUS.IN HAC EDITIONE, SECUNDA HISPANA.OPERA.L.D. FRAN. MARIAE VALLARNA. 5 VOLUMES

      Typis et Sumptibus Regiae Typographorum et Bibliopolarum Societatis, Madrid 1795 - .[ 10 VOLUMES IN 5, 439pgs., 360 pgs., 377pgs.,385pgs., 342pgs., 448pgs., 399pgs., 494pgs., 323pgs., 428pgs., SUPPLEMENT - 195pgs.] .SECOND EDITION COMPLETE.PRINTED IN MADRID, THIS IS AN ENLARGED EDITION OF AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE.BEAUTIFULLY BOUND IN TREE CALF WITH GILT DECORATED COMPARTMENTS ON SPINE AND RED TITLE LABELS.MARBLED ENDPAPERS.Double column in Latin text.Engraved vignette headers to each volume.COMPLETE COLLECTION OF CANON LAW IN SPAIN.A RARE SET. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nuova raccolta di 100 Vedutine Antiche della città di Roma e sue vicinanze incise a bullino da Domenico Pronti. Tomo primo (e secondo)

      presso il sud.o Editore incontro la Chiesa dei Greci,, Roma, 1795 - Frontespizio figurato a ciascuna delle due parti, 49 tavole (di 50!) + 35 tavole, ciascuna contenente due vedute incise in rame. Unito a: Raccolta degli antichi monumenti esistenti nella città di Pesto e di alcune altre vedute appartenenti alla medesima città. In Roma, Franzetti, s.a. (fine '700). Frontespizio figurato + 8 tavole con più figure ciascuna. Unito a: Raccolta degli antichi monumenti esistenti fra Pozzuolo, Cuma e Baja. luoghi nel Regno di Napoli. In Roma, Franzetti, s.a. (fine '700). Frontespizio figurato + 11 tavole con più figure ciascuna. Unito a: Raccolta degli antichi monumenti esistenti fra Girgenti, Segeste e Selinunte. Luoghi della Sicilia. In Roma, Franzetti, s.a. (fine '700). Frontespizio figurato + 9 tavole con più figure ciascuna. Quattro opere in un volume di cm. 27, solida ed elegante legatura ottocentesca in mezzo marocchino verde con punte, dorso a piccoli nervi con fregi e titoli in oro. Sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Bell'esemplare, fresco ed a carte candide. Alcuni ex libris nobiliari. Manca (sicuramente dall'origine) la tavola 35 della prima parte della prima opera. Interessante miscellanea di opere iconografiche su città e luoghi dell'Italia meridionale. Non comune soprattutto in tale, perfetto, stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England (16 vols.)

      William Pickering, London - "A New Edition: by Basil Montagu, Esq." The most desirable edition of Bacon's works, this set in a contemporary binding by W.&E. Pickering of Bath; 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards w/ matching marbled edges and endpapers. Good plus; boards rubbed, leather scarred, top edges a little darkened. Each volume has the armorial bookplate ("Veritas Vade Sequor") of Robert Rae on the front pastedown and his signature on the first blank page. He must have had an extensive and significant library. I believe this is the Robert Rae born 1795 somewhere near Glasgow, whose son of the same name was one of the founders of the Scottish Temperance movement. Bindings are tight and pages are mostly bright and clean; there are a few places with minimal foxing. Points: there is no frontispiece in vol. 1, Essays (1825); facsimile letter appears after table of contents. Letter is foxed, but there is very little in the text around it. The folding plan of 'Advancement of Learning' in vol. 2, 1825 (following contents) has been misfolded and is browned at the edge but not torn. The first page of text in vol. 1 is labelled Vol. III; that of vol. 2 labelled Vol. I; that of vol. 3 has a tiny '3'. These three printed by "Thomas White, Printer,/Johnson's Court." Vol. 4, Natural History, 1826, has a frontis (somewhat foxed) of Bacon and an engraved fly-title page before the text. Printed by "Thomas White, Printer,/11, Crane Court." Vol. 5, 1826, has "Thomas White, Printer,/Crane Court." in the rear only; obverse of title page is blank. Vol. 7, 1827, has a frontis w/ 3 images. Vol. 8 has an engraved facsimile of the 1620 title page as a frontis. In vol. 9, 1828, Thomas White has moved back to Johnson's Court. Vol. 12, 1830; this and succeeding vols. have the printer's imprint: "C. Whittingham, Tooks Court,/Chancery Lane." This was Whittingham the younger, whose uncle and later partner had founded the Chiswick Press, which he was to take over on his uncle's retirement. It was the beginning of a long and very productive relationship between Whittingham and Pickering. Vol. 14 was published 1831; vol. 15 appeared in 1834, along with the final volume, 'The Life of Francis Bacon' by Montagu, numbered the reverse of usual, with the preface in Arabic numerals, and 498 pp. of text in Roman numerals entirely, followed by many unnumbered pages of notes, and an index to the notes. This vol. has the printer's imprint in the rear only, and the sheets are labelled 'Vol. XV', as are the sheets in the other vol. 15. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE PHILOSOPHIQUE DU MONDE PRIMITIF, PAR L'AUTEUR DE LA PHILOSOPHIE DE LA NATURE. QUATRIEME EDITION.

      CHEZ GAY ET GIDE. L'AN III DE LA REPUBLIQUE. 1795. - EN 4 VOLUMES IN-8 (13 X 20 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (4) + VI + 330 + LXVI, (4) + 316 + LXXX, (4) + 336 + XLVIII, (4) + 319 + LXIII, (4) + 331 + LXIV, (4) + 390 + (2) ET (2) + 206 + (2) + CVII PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 VEAU BLOND, DOS LISSE ORNE DE FLEURONS DORES ET A FROID, TITRE ET FILETS DORES, TRANCHES MARBREES. LE TOME 7 AVEC LE FEUILLET DE FAUX TITRE, SANS LE FEUILLET DE TITRE. PETITS DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, DONT FENTE D'ENVIRON 3 CENTIMETRES SUR LA CHARNIERE DU PREMIER VOLUME, SINON BEL EXEMPLAIRE.

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