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        Augsburgische Bibliothek. Oder historisch-kritisch-literarisches Verzeichniß aller Schriften welche die Stadt Augsburg angehen und deren Geschichte erläutern. Ein Versuch. 2 Bände.

      Augsburg, Johann Melchior Lotter, 1795.. XXXVI S., 6 Bl., 592 S.; 1 Bl., S. (593)-1118. Mit gestochener Titelvignette. 8° (19,5 x 12 cm). Pappe der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild.. Erste Ausgabe. Selten, das Subskribenten-Verzeichnis listet insgesamt 114 Exemplare für Augsburg und weitere 20 Exemplare für andere Orte. - Wertvolle, ausführlich kommentierte Bibliographie zur Augsburger Stadtgeschichte ohne Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit, durch die Aufnahme zahlreicher Leichenpredigten auch mit viel genealogischem Material. - Stellenweise gering stockfleckig. Die schlichten Einbände gering bestoßen, unterer Rücken mit altem Papierschild. Gutes Exemplar. *Baader I/2, 347, 39. Gradmann 808, 37. Petzholdt 824. Vallee 6832.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel]
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        Schweizerbriefe an Cäcilie, geschrieben im Sommer 1794.

      8°. 390 S.; VIII S., 374 S. und 9 Blatt gefaltete Musikbeilagen. Blaue Pappbände der Zeit mit schwarzen goldgeprägten Rückenschildern. 2 Bände. Wäber 47. - Goedeke V, 467,6 (für den Autor). - Erste Ausgabe dieser literarisch-philosophischen Reiseschilderungen. Bouterwek (1766-1828) wurde 1792 Privatdozent für Philosophie in Weimar. Seine Schriften schwanken pendeln zwischen der literarischen Schwelgerei und der philosophischen Betrachtung. Sein Blick widmet er der Schönheit der Zürcherin, der Bernerin und der Genferin, wie auch dem Staatswesen, den philosophischen Schriften Rousseaus, und dem Zeitgeist. Ein deutscher Flaneur mit französischem Esprit. Die meist fehlenden 9 Musikbeilagen mit Liedkompositionen von Karl Friedrich Zelter und einem, wahrscheinlich Schweizer Komponisten Zumsteeg, den wir aber nirgends nachweisen können. - Das Inhaltsverzeichnis irrtümlich zu Beginn des 2. Bandes eingebunden. Titelrückseite mit kleinen Besitzerstempeln. Die Pappbände im Farbton leicht abweichend stellenweise stark beschabt. Ecken bestossen.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        "Vue de la Ville et des Environs de Memmingen. Von der Schanze anzusehen". Gesamtansicht.

      . Altkol. Umrißradierung bei Jean Pierre Fehr, St. Gallen, um 1795, 21 x 34,5 cm.. Schefold 46605. - Im Unteren Rand mit Titel und Wappen. Bei dem Verleger Fehr in St. Gallen erschienen drei Ansichten von Memmingen, die durchwegs extrem selten sind. - Zartes, feines Altkolorit. Der breite Rand gering angestaubt, sonst wohl erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Werke 11 Bänden der Reihe. 1. Critik der reinen Vernunft. 4 Bde. 1795 (Werda 66) 2. Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik, die als Wissenschaft wird auftreten können. Neueste Aufl. 1795 (W. 79) 3. Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten. Neueste, mit einem Reg. verm. Aufl. 1796 (W. 95) 4. Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Naturwissenschaft. Neueste Aufl. 1796. Mit gest. Portr. Kants v. Schindelmayer nach vernet. 1796. (W. 107) 5. Critik der practischen Vernunft. Neueste mit einem Reg. verm. Aufl. 1796. (W. 116) 6. Critik der Urtheilskraft. Neueste, mit einem Reg. verm. Aufl. 2 Bde. 1797 (W. 129) 7. Ueber eine Entdeckung, nach der alle neue Critik der reinen Vernunft durch eine ältere entbehrlich gemacht werden soll. Neueste Aufl. 1796. (W. 134). Graz (Grätz), ohne Verlagsangabe 1795-97. 8°, attratiktiver Halbledereinband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rfil., 2 farb. Rsch. u. Kattunpapiervors. Zustand: Leicht gebräunt, Einbände wohlerhalten, insgesamt noch gutes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Critik der reinen Vernunft. 4 Bde. Gräz, (Leykam), 1795. Kl.-8°. Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit RSch. und RVerg. (Deckel teils beschabt).

      1795. . Noch zu Lebzeiten Immanuel Kants (1724-1804) erschienene Nachdruckausgabe seines erkenntnistheoretischen Hauptwerks, mit seinem Vorwort zur 2. Auflage von 1787.- Spiegel, Vorsätze und Titel etwas leimschattig, Bibliotheks-Stempel sowie geprägter Wappen-Stempel auf Titeln, Band 4: zur Hälfte leicht feuchtrandig im weißen Fußsteg, Band 3: Seiten 51 bis 65 mit längerem Einriss.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Critik der reinen Vernunft. Erster [bis Vierter] Band.

      Grätz [ohne Verlag, "gedruckt mit Leykam'schen Schriften"], 1795.. 4 Bände in 1 Band. 8vo. L, 202 S., 2 Bll.; 268 S., 2 Bll.; 332 S., 2 Bll.; 258 S., 1 Bl. Halblederband der Zeit, Deckel bestoßen und beschabt, Vorsätze wohl im 19. Jahrh. erneuert.. Die 'Kritik der reinen Vernunft' ist Kants erkenntnistheoretisches Hauptwerk und eines der wichtigsten Werke der abendländischen Philosophie. Noch zu Lebzeiten Kants (1724-1804) erschienene Nachdruckausgabe, mit dem Vorwort zur 2. Auflage von 1787. - Stockfleckig und etwas gebräunt, stellenweise mit Wasserfleck in der oberen Außenecke; am Schluß wenige Seiten mit Unterstreichungen. - Warda 66.

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        Commentaries of the Laws of England

      T. Cadell, London 1795 - Twelfth edition, 1793-5. Four volumes, 8º (211 x 130 mm.), 1793, 1794, 1794, 1795, pp. iii, 485, [1]; 520, xix, [2]; 455, xxxv, [1]; x, 485, [1], with a frontispiece portrait to each volume plus nine other portraits (total thirteen) and a folding chart. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, plain endpapers, smooth backs with morocco lettering-pieces. The bindings cracked at joints and rather worn but quite sound. Internally very clean. Early ownership signatures of Thomas Dale M.D. and John Pethybridge. The first Christian edition, distinguished from earlier editions by its series of fine copper-engraved portraits of judges, here all present.

      [Bookseller: Richard Smith]
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        OEUVRES. [i.e., FOUR SELECTED WORKS]. [and as a companion volume issued with it:] [FORTIA D'URBAN, AGRICOL-JOSEPH-FRANÇOIS, MARQUIS De]. VIE DE XÉNOPHON

      Paris: Didot Jeune for the author, 1795. Paris: Didot Jeune for the author, 1795. FIRST PRINTING of this edition. ONE OF AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF SPECIAL LARGE PAPER COPIES . Hardcover. A Large, Large Paper Copy of a Didot Edition, and With a Powerful Intimation of the French Revolution. 279 x 216 mm (11 x 8 1/2"). Two companion volumes. FIRST PRINTING of this edition. ONE OF AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF SPECIAL LARGE PAPER COPIES. HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY BROWN CRUSHED MOROCCO, covers gilt with border of decorative gilt rolls enclosing a large central panel featuring a geometric frame formed by interlacing gilt rules, flat spines in gilt-ruled panels separated by decorative rolls, two panels with central gilt medallion, two with central gilt lozenge, the other one with gilt titling, densely gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. The "Oeuvres" with four engravings by Le Barbier; the "Vie" with engraved frontispiece portrait. Original tissue guards. The "Works" with Greek and French text on facing pages. The verso of title page to "Life" with pasted-on printed message from the author (see below). Brunet V, 1497-98. Spine lightly sunned, a touch of wear to extremities, but the bindings entirely sound, scarcely worn, and certainly attractive. Half a dozen gatherings in "Works" printed on inferior paper and so rather browned (no doubt as in most copies), one closed tear well away from the text, otherwise fine, the text fresh and smooth (the "Life" with virtually no internal imperfections), the margins immense, and the volumes as a whole showing few signs of use. Issued by the leading French printer of the period, and offered here in an attractively bound copy with margins occupying much more area than the letterpress of the text, this luxurious edition contains four works by Xénophon of Athens (ca. 430-354 B.C.) and, in an accompanying volume, a life of Xénophon attributed to an imperiled aristocratic scholar and historian. Xénophon's "Economy," "Apologia for Socrates," "On Horsemanship," and "The Cavalry General" are presented here in Greek and in French translation by Jean-Baptiste Gail (1755-1829), with each work in this volume accompanied by a pleasing and appropriate engraving. A soldier and philosopher whose chronicles of his times are an important source of information on Greece in the 4th century B.C. and on the philosophy of Socrates (with whom he studied), the prolific and versatile Xénophon wrote many other works (and Gail produced an 11-volume set of Xénophon's works, with commentary, between 1797 and 1812). But our volume contains all that Didot printed for this edition, which was issued in octavo, with presumably only a few luxury copies like ours, in large quarto, as indicated by Brunet. Although the accompanying biographical volume is of interest for its content, it also contains a particularly curious and revealing physical feature that lends immediacy to its historical context. Reflecting the turbulent period during which these books appeared, a printed note pasted to the back of the title page of the "Life" informs us that the author was obliged to flee Paris as a result of the events of "26 and 27 Germinal," when a law was passed compelling former nobles to leave the capital. Further, "Citoyen Fortia" was unable to supervise the printing of this book himself, and he tells us that the person entrusted with that task thought it wise to add a few sentences that were not part of the author's original manuscript. He gives as an example the opening of the Preface, clearly altered to insure a more tranquil acceptance during precarious times: "Philosophy and Liberty are our rallying cry: the life of a philosopher who was born and died in a free country [i.e., Xénophon] will therefore be of interest."

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        Travels in Europe, Africa, and Asia, Made Between the Years 1770 and 1779. 4 Volume set

      London: F and C Rivington. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Cracking to outer joints. Volume I cover almost detached and outer spine missing. All volumes contents firm. Some browning and dust soiling. Tape reinforcement to fold out plate in volume I. Ex.-lib. blind stamps. 1795. Second Edition. Half leather marbled board cover. 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). xii, 317pp; 316pp; 293pp; 285pp + index. 10 [of 11] plates. Volume I: Containing a voyage to the southern parts of Europe, and to the cape of good hope in Africa, in the years 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773. Volume II: Containing two expeditions to the interior part of the country adjacent to the Cape of Good Hope, and a voyage to the Island of Java; performed in the years 1773,1774, and 1775. Volume III: Containing a voyage to Japan, and travels in different parts of that empire, In the Years1775 and 1776. Volume IV: Containing travels in the empire of Japan, and in the islands of Java and Ceylon, together with the voyage home. .

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        STUNNING Collection of NINE (9) 18th Century Maps of TENNESSEE (Including the scarce Timberlake Map of 1762)

      Various, Various 1795 - STUNNING COLLECTION OF NINE 18th CENTURY MAPS of TENNESSEE (INCLUDES THE SCARCE TIMBERLAKE MAP OF 1762) 1) A NEW MAP OF THE CHEROKEE NATION (1760) - Engraved by Thomas Kitchen - Published in London Magazine, 1760 (Uncommon map of the region of Tennessee, western North Carolina and northern Georgia drawn from an Indian draught.) 7 X 9 Inches 2) A DRAUGHT OF THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE TWENTY FOUR MOUNTAINS, COMMONLY CALLED 'OVER THE HILLS' (1762) - Created by Lt. Henry Timberlake - Published in The Memoirs of Lieut. Henry Timberlake, 1762 (Map is unfolded on heavy laid-paper. An unusually strong impression. Hand Colored.) 5.25 X 9.3 Inches 3) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE STATE FORMERLY PART OF NORTH CAROLINA (1794) - Engraved for inclusion in Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography Improved. Map shows various settlements including Knoxville. (Chiefly taken from Gen. Daniel Smith. Engraved by J.T. Scott. Published in Philadelphia.) 9.75 X 20.5 Inches. 4) A MAP OF THE TENNESSE GOVERNMENT (1794) - Engraved for inclusion in Jedidiah Morse's The American Geography. (Published by I. Stockdale in London) 6.5 X 9.25 Inches. 5) S.W. TERRITORY (1795) - Engraved for inclusion in The United States Gazetteer. (Published by F & R Bailey in Joseph Scott's The United States Gazetteer. Cartographer is noted as Joseph Scott.) 6 X 7 Inches. 6) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT FORMERLY PART OF NORTH CAROLINA FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS (1795) - Engraved for inclusion in William Winterbotham's The American Atlas 1796. (Published by J. Reid, L. Wagland, & C. Smith. Engraved by Benjamin Tanner. A significant American map with early Tennessee cities including 'Clerksville', Nashville and Knoxville.) 7.5 X 15.5 Inches. 7) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT FORMERLY PART OF NORTH CAROLINA (1795) - Included in Imlay's American Topography. (Published by J. Debrett. Cartographer is noted as Gen. Daniel Smith & others. Engraved by T. Conder. The map in which most of the period are based on.) 6.75 X 16 Inches. 8) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS (1799) - Included in Payne's Geography. (Published in New York by John Payne.) 7.5 X 15.75 Inches. 9) TENNASSEE (1799) - Included in The New and Universal Gazetteer. (Published in Philadelphia by Francis & Robert Bailey. Cartographer is noted as Joseph Scott.) 6 X 7.25 Inches. (Maps) Collection of NINE complete 18th century maps of the area now known as Tennessee. Each individual imprint has been carefully and meticulously collected as to represent the 'first state' of that particular map. Overall, the collection grades to VG+ or better. Only the slightest of toning and general foxing could be noted on a few. Quite frankly, the finest collection of 18th century maps on Tennessee that we have seen. Each framed to match. Collection is to be sold a 'LOT' and breaking for one is not an option at the present time. $26,000.00 (For ALL nine maps) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VIEW OF LONDON FROM LAMBETH.

      1795.. Aquatint. Fold mark down centre, else most desirable . Framed size 30 x 23 inches (76 x 59 cm). In an original Hogarth frame of about mid-19th Century with a 20th Century wooden panel on back. As this image is large and framed and glazed, it can only be sold by being collected direct from here. That, or we would deframe it and as such could then be in a position to post it to you. US$0

      [Bookseller: John Shotton]
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        STUNNING Collection of NINE (9) 18th Century Maps of TENNESSEE (Including the scarce Timberlake Map of 1762)

      Various: Various, 1795 . 1st Edition. Other Other. Very Good. STUNNING COLLECTION OF NINE 18th CENTURY MAPS of TENNESSEE (INCLUDES THE SCARCE TIMBERLAKE MAP OF 1762) 1) A NEW MAP OF THE CHEROKEE NATION (1760) - Engraved by Thomas Kitchen - Published in London Magazine, 1760 (Uncommon map of the region of Tennessee, western North Carolina and northern Georgia drawn from an Indian draught.) 7 X 9 Inches 2) A DRAUGHT OF THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE TWENTY FOUR MOUNTAINS, COMMONLY CALLED 'OVER THE HILLS' (1762) - Created by Lt. Henry Timberlake - Published in The Memoirs of Lieut. Henry Timberlake, 1762 (Map is unfolded on heavy laid-paper. An unusually strong impression. Hand Colored.) 5.25 X 9.3 Inches 3) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE STATE FORMERLY PART OF NORTH CAROLINA (1794) - Engraved for inclusion in Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography Improved. Map shows various settlements including Knoxville. (Chiefly taken from Gen. Daniel Smith. Engraved by J.T. Scott. Published in Philadelphia.) 9.75 X 20.5 Inches. 4) A MAP OF THE TENNESSE GOVERNMENT (1794) - Engraved for inclusion in Jedidiah Morse's The American Geography. (Published by I. Stockdale in London) 6.5 X 9.25 Inches. 5) S.W. TERRITORY (1795) - Engraved for inclusion in The United States Gazetteer. (Published by F & R Bailey in Joseph Scott's The United States Gazetteer. Cartographer is noted as Joseph Scott.) 6 X 7 Inches. 6) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT FORMERLY PART OF NORTH CAROLINA FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS (1795) - Engraved for inclusion in William Winterbotham's The American Atlas 1796. (Published by J. Reid, L. Wagland, & C. Smith. Engraved by Benjamin Tanner. A significant American map with early Tennessee cities including 'Clerksville', Nashville and Knoxville.) 7.5 X 15.5 Inches. 7) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT FORMERLY PART OF NORTH CAROLINA (1795) - Included in Imlay's American Topography. (Published by J. Debrett. Cartographer is noted as Gen. Daniel Smith & others. Engraved by T. Conder. The map in which most of the period are based on.) 6.75 X 16 Inches. 8) A MAP OF THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS (1799) - Included in Payne's Geography. (Published in New York by John Payne.) 7.5 X 15.75 Inches. 9) TENNASSEE (1799) - Included in The New and Universal Gazetteer. (Published in Philadelphia by Francis & Robert Bailey. Cartographer is noted as Joseph Scott.) 6 X 7.25 Inches. (Maps) Collection of NINE complete 18th century maps of the area now known as Tennessee. Each individual imprint has been carefully and meticulously collected as to represent the 'first state' of that particular map. Overall, the collection grades to VG+ or better. Only the slightest of toning and general foxing could be noted on a few. Quite frankly, the finest collection of 18th century maps on Tennessee that we have seen. Each framed to match. Collection is to be sold a 'LOT' and breaking for one is not an option at the present time. $26,000.00 (For ALL nine maps)

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Philadelphia, 1795. unbound. Fine content autographed letter signed "S.M." Two pages (front and back), 10 x 8.25, 4to, Philadelphia, April 16, 1795, written to his brother Captain Lewis Morris, in part: "...I am happy my dear brother to inform you of my arrival, with my arrangements of my concerns at the War Department and shall proceed to West Point tomorrow where the greater part of the corps is to assemble for instruction..I am not able to go to Morrisania...but was told all things were well and that the bridge is to go on. Before this, I presume you have heard of the success of the French Republic in taking Amsterdam...I am also happy to inform you of Valentine's arrival in France..." Much more excellent content including passages that hint on smuggling, a clear violation of the Neutrality Act. At the time this letter was written, Staats and Lewis Morris's uncle, Governeur Morris, as Minister to France, was expelled for attempting to usurp the French Revolution, even drafting a plan to rescue Louis XVI. Natural folds plus a few tiny spots; otherwise very good. Youngest son of signer Lewis Morris.

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        NATURAL PRINCIPLES Of RECTITUDE, for the Conduct of Man in all States and Situations of Life, Demonstated and Explained in a Systematic Treatise on Moral Philosophy

      New - York:: Printed by T. and J. Swords,. 1795.. 8vo. 1st edition (Evans 28775; Sabin 28933). xvi, 496 pp.. Modern brown full calf executed in a period style, with gilt lettered black leather title label to spine.. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+ (faint, period pencil pos to half-. title/usual bit of browning & aging to paper).. Per Sabin, "The first treatise on Moral Philosophy written and published in America." . Tailpiece at conclusion of text.

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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, ETC. IN THE YEARS 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

      London, 1795. First edition. [44],458,[2]pp. Illus. [4 plates, 2 folding; 5 folding maps, frontIs map shows small mend at bottom]. Full folio twentieth century leather, with 2 gold stamped red labels on spines. Untrimmed. Streeter Sale 3652: "This day-to-day record of three trips northwest by land from Hudson Bay was printed from Hearne's MS three years after his death; having been edited by John Douglas, Bishop of Salisbury." Lande 1120: "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." Sabin 31181. Hill 791. TPL Cat. 445. Reese Cat. 257:133: "...As a result of Hearne's explorations, any theory of western exit was disproved, and much was learned and reported about the natural history and Indian tribes of the region..." Peel 42: "Hearne's manuscript journal was found by La Perouse when he captured Fort Albany. Later, one of his conditions of surrender was that it be published...

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        Voyage à la Nouvelle Galles du Sud, a Botany Bay, au Port Jackson, en 1787, 1788, 1789. Ouvrage où l'on trouve de nouveaux sur le caractère et les usages des habitans du cap de Bonne - Espérance, de l'île Ténériffe, de Rio - Janeiro et de la Nouvelle - Hollande, ainsi qu'une description exacte de plusieurs animaux inconnus jusqu'à présent, traduit de l'Anglais, avec des notes critiques et philosophiques sur l'histoire naturelle et les moeurs.

      Chez Pougin, An 3 de la République (1795)., A Paris, - In-8° (200x128mm), pp. XII, 206, (2) di "Table des matières", 256 di note del traduttore, (4) di "Table alphabétique des notes", legatura dei primi decenni dell'800 in m. pelle marrone con titolo in oro su tassello rosso, filetti e ricchi fregi in oro su dorso liscio. Piatti marmoreggiati, punte in pergamena, tagli rossi a spruzzo, segnacolo. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione in lingua francese del Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales, relazione del viaggio in Australia ed in altre parti del mondo (Tenerife, il Brasile e Rio de Janeiro, il Capo di Buona Speranza, le Isole dei Pinguini [o Isole Angra Pequena o Isole del Guano], la Terra di Van Diemen [ossia l'attuale Tasmania], ecc.) compiuto dal White (1756 ?-1832), chirurgo in capo dell'insediamento inglese in terra australiana (e, prima ancora, sulla flotta britannica che trasportava i deportati nel Nuovissimo Continente). L'opera, qui arricchita rispetto all'originale inglese, di note etnografiche e naturalistiche del traduttore (pp. 256 e sgg.; tali note sono fondate anche sulle relazioni di Cook, Wallis, Bougainville e Phillip), è densissima di notazioni geografiche, storiche, scientifiche e, soprattutto, sugli usi e costumi delle popolazioni locali. Nel 1786 White "became surgeon of the 'Irresistible', and four months later, on the recommendation of Captain Sir Andrew Snape Hamond, he was appointed chief surgeon of the expedition to establish a convict settlement at Botany Bay. Of almost 1500 people in the eleven ships of the First Fleet 778 were convicts, many in poor health from long imprisonment. It is to the credit of White and his assistants that on the voyage of more than eight months there were only thirty-four deaths. Outbreaks of scurvy and dysentery and lack of accommodation for the sick were his first problems in the new colony. Within a year the incidence of sickness was greatly decreased, a hospital was built, and White, a keen amateur naturalist, found time to accompany Governor Arthur Phillip on two journeys of exploration. On joining the First Fleet White had begun to keep a journal, in which he made many notes of birds examined in the colony. In November 1788 he sent this to a London friend, Thomas Wilson; edited probably by Wilson it was published in 1790 as [here] "Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales". Accompanying the text were sixty-five engravings illustrating the natural history and products of the colony, drawn in England from specimens sent by White, with descriptions by English specialists. He also sent drawings and possibly specimens for "The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay" (London, 1789). His own book was a big success. A German edition followed, and later there were translations into Swedish and French (Rex Rienits in Australian Dictionary of Biography). Sabin, 103406. Chadenat, 5155. Borba de Moraes. pp. 940-941. Hill, I, p. 324: "White's account contains many circumstances omitted by Governor Arthur Phillip and others. The long appendix is very important as it describes the natural history of the new colony; the first major work of this sort". Ferguson, 231. Carlsmith Collection, 137. Ferguson, 283. Wantrup, Australian Rare Books, p. 72. Abbey Travel, 605. Nissen, ZBI, 4390. Anker, 527. Ford, 2495. Zimmer, 672. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        NATURAL PRINCIPLES Of RECTITUDE, for the Conduct of Man in all States and Situations of Life, Demonstated and Explained in a Systematic Treatise on Moral Philosophy

      New - York:: Printed by T. and J. Swords,. 1795.. 8vo. 1st edition (Evans 28775; Sabin 28933). xvi, 496 pp.. Modern brown full calf executed in a period style, with gilt lettered black leather title label to spine.. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+ (faint, period pencil pos to half-. title/usual bit of browning & aging to paper).. Per Sabin, "The first treatise on Moral Philosophy written and published in America." . Tailpiece at conclusion of text.

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        A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794

      New York: T. And J. Swords, 1795. Containing Various Circumstances of the Embassy, with Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese; and a description of the country, Towns, Cities, etc. The author has also added the journal of the Lion and Hindostan from Chusan to Canton, as it contains much curious and useful information relating to the navigation of a long range of the coasts of China not generally known during this period and may have been important to future voyages. xxiv, 328pp. with pages xiv-xvi containig a list of the gentlemen who composed the retinue of Earl Macartney, their specific jobs, and those who had died during the voyage, and includes a (2) page glossary of Chinese words, bound in original full calf, black morocco spine label gilt, flat spine ruled in gilt, corners worn, upper and lower joints split but not broken through, no foxing just a bit of overall toning. A very good copy of this very interesting narrative which he begins from England to China and describes those countries in-between.. First American Edition. Small Octavo.

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        The History of Massachusetts, from the First Settlement thereof in 1628, Until the Year 1750 [with:] The History of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, from the Year 1750, until June, 1774

      Boston, Salem: By Manning and Loring for Thomas and Andrews; London: John Murray, 1795 & 1828. Third edition "with additional Notes and Corrections of the first title", and first edition of the second title. 3 vols., 8vo. viii, [9]-478 pp., + index [10] pp.; viii, [9]-452 pp.; iv, 551 pp. Bound in modern quarter brown calf, red leather title labels and cloth. Bookplates, contemporary marginalia pp. 165-6, vol. I, vols. I & II with sporadic foxing, else fine. Howes H853; Sabin 34080, 34081 . The classic history of Massachusetts, by Governor Hutchinson

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        THE MYSTERIES OF UDOLPHO, A ROMANCE; INTERSPERSED WITH SOME PIECES OF POETRY ... The Third Edition

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row,. 1795. contemporary full tree calf, spine panels richly tooled in gold, black leather labels on spine panels, blue speckled edges.. M6 and M7 (a conjugate leaf) is loose in volume two (it was probably. proud when the signature was sewn); overall, an attractive,. internally clean and tight set in a handsome binding. (#119503). Third edition. "The seminal terror Gothic romance and the premier maiden- centered Gothic of the eighteenth century, UDOLPHO'S vast influence in both its own time and ours can hardly be overestimated." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 1- 316. "THE MYSTERIES OF UDOLPHO was more than popular in its day: it was a landmark, a masterpiece, the favorite romance of an entire generation and the chief instigator of the Romantic trend toward Gothic fiction." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1075-80. "This novel and THE ITALIAN are Mrs. Radcliffe's most important works, and are in the top rank of Romantic novels." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1370. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 152-53. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 1-68. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 1-83. Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, pp. 145-51. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 345-46. Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, p. 434. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 163.

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        Sunday morning A Cottage Family going to church

      London: W.R. Bigg, 4 April 1795. Stipple engraving, by William Nutter, after Bigg. 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches. 20 7/8 x 24 5/16 inches. 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)

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        Compendio cronologico de la Historia de España desde los tiempos mas remotos hasta nuestros dias. Tomos 1,2,3,4,5 y 7

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1795 - pasta española bien conservada . Falta el Volúmen 6. 2698 págs.

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        A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALE'S FORT IN HUDSON'S BAY, TO THE NORTHERN OCEAN

      London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell. Bound in early 3/4 leather over black "pebbled" buckram. 1795. 1st edition. hb. 4to, pp.v-xliv,458. . First printed three years after Hearne's death in 1792, this account is taken from his manuscript and edited by John Douglas, Bishop of Salisbury. It contains a day-to-day record, with notes on natural history, of four expeditions (1769, 1770, 1771) northwest by land from Hudson's Bay. On the last trip, undertaken in 1771-1772, Hearne reached the Arctic Ocean at the mouth of the Coppermine River, becoming the first white man to travel overland from the Bay to the Arctic Ocean, and the first of his race to "gaze upon the dreary expanse of the Arctic or Frozen Ocean from the northern shores of the Continent of America" (Sabin 31181). See also Streeter 3652, TPL 445, Waterston 19. The copies referenced in these bibliographies differ in their collation: the copy seen by Sabin has four maps and eight plates; TPL four plates and three maps; and Streeter four plates and five maps. Our copy has but three plates (all folding) and three folding maps (Coppermine River, Moos River, Slude River). It also lacks the first four pages (pp. i to iv) which includes the title page. The binding shows wear, scuffing and rubbing, but the joints and hinges are strong. The contents are intermittently foxed, or soiled; for example, pp. 56 to 94 show an old tide mark to the inside bottom margins. The map of the Coppermine River has edge-staining. The Plan of Moos River is more stained. Overall, in strong condition and decent shape but, due to the absence of at least one plate and, possibly, two maps, plus the missing four pages, we offer it with all faults, and priced accordingly. .

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        LE TEMPLE DE GNIDE. [and bound in, with continuous pagination] CÉPHISE ET L'AMOUR. [and] ARSACE ET ISMÉNIE

      Didot Jeune l'An Troisieme Paris: Didot Jeune, l'An Troisième, 1795. Hardcover. 260 x 165 mm (10 1/4 x 6 1/2"). xii, 153, [1] pp. Very attractive contemporary red straight-grain morocco in the style of Bozérian, covers with wide frame of multiple gilt rules, large gilt lozenge at center, flat spine divided into panels by gilt rules and chain roll, panels with pantera centerpiece, heavily gilt turn-ins, blue watered silk endleaves, all edges gilt. WITH 12 FINE ENGRAVED PLATES, INCLUDING A FRONTISPIECE AND NINE PLATES BY LE MIRE AFTER EISEN (in the first work) as well as two engravings (in "Arsace") after Le Barbier, one each by Le Mire and Thomas; original tissue guards. A Large Paper Copy. Cohen-de Ricci 728-29. Spine slightly sunned, corners a little rubbed, one page with small, light stain to text, one tiny marginal tear, other trivial imperfections, otherwise A FINE COPY--clean, smooth, and bright internally and in a lustrous period binding with only minor wear. With illustrations by Eisen, printing by Didot, and a binding in the style of Bozérian, this item brings together three important sources of pleasure for the connoisseur of 18th century French book arts. Regarding the "Gnide" engravings, Fuerstenberg says that "the delicate sensuality of the women's bodies glorified in these illustrations was never outdone," and he indicates that they represented Le Mire's "lasting claim to fame." Ray ranks this elegant suite behind only Eisen's work on Dorat's "Les Baisers," the La Fontaine of 1762, and the Ovid of 1767-71. He says that, "with regard to suavity and grace, Eisen never surpassed" his "Gnide" engravings, and Cohen-De Ricci says the plates are "ravishing," both in terms of composition and engraving. Bryan says that Charles Eisen (1720-78), Louis XV's Court painter, and drawing master to Madame de Pompadour, had a hand in "almost all the important [illustrated] books published in France in his time." His "exquisite plates [are] engraved with a light point and with striking originality." He "took his inspirations direct from nature, but add[ed] something of the ideal, after the manner of Watteau and Boucher." Noel Le Mire (1724-1801) was a much esteemed engraver who collaborated with Eisen on several books, including the aforementioned La Fontaine and Ovid, as well as with Cochin and Moreau. Attractively printed with enormous margins, the text of the first (and by far the most important) work here is a prose-poem on love (supposedly translated from the Greek) by one of the great political philosophers of the Enlightenment, Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755). Although the rather racy piece was popular in its day, it was not regarded as an important work in Montesquieu's oeuvre; modern scholars, however, are more inclined to see it as a philosophical fable. Our handsome binding is unsigned, but an imprint on the verso of the half-title lists "Chez Bozérian" as one of the two locations selling the work, and it is reasonable to assume they also bound some of the copies they sold.

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        A System Of The Laws Of The State of Connecticut (Volumes I and II)

      First Editions Both volumes have recently been rebound in 1/2 dark brown calf and brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. Both are small octavos measuring 8" by 5 3/4" with the pages of the text blocks uniformly tanned to only a slight degree. Without dust jackets as they most likely never had jackets. This set was the first American law text. Vol. #2 has the list of subscribers which includes George Washington, John Adams and a number of others in Washington's cabinet, but not Jefferson or Hamilton. (Aaron Burr is listed under one of the New York subscribers.) (Sabin, 94078) Everett Goodwin, whose doctoral dissertation The Magistracy Rediscovered: Connecticut 1636-1818, wrote that Swift's work was "a milestone for several reasons: it was the first comprehensive treatise on American law of any kind. It became a manual of instruction not only in Connecticut, but in much of the frontier region all the way to Ohio. And, most important, it was the first step in Swift's almost singlehanded articulation of a new paradigm for the concept of adjudication in Connecticut." (Collier: The Literature of Connecticut History, p. 165)Our code number = TB26340

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        Travels in Europe, Africa, and Asia, Made Between the Years 1770 and 1779

      London: Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1795. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Charles Peter Thunberg (1743-1828) joined the Dutch East India Company as a physician in the hopes of collecting indigenous plants in Japan and at the Cape of Good Hope. This set, comprising four volumes (1795-96), is finely bound in recent brown half leather with over marbled paper covered boards, raised spine bands, gilt spine panel rules, and gilt ruled transitions. Stated "The Third Edition" on the title page. The bindings are in perfect, as-new condition. The contents are clean and bright, lightly toned at page edges and with only trivial occasional spotting detected. All illustrated plates are present. The stamp of "The Allan Library" is present at at least one place within the text of each volume, but no other previous ownership marks are detected. Bound in at the end of Volume I are the Directions to the Binder, allowing verification of the placement and presence of the plates. "[Thunberg's] narrative affords considerable information respecting the natural history of the country, together with notes on the Hottentots, Kaffirs, and slaves, and general remarks on the state of the Cape at this period." Mendelssohn Vol II Page 499

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        Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Ein Roman. 4 Bde. Berlin, Unger, 1795-96. Mit 7 (statt 8) Musikbeilagen u. 2 Kupfertafeln. Kl.-8°. Etw. spät. Hldr.-Bde. mit RSch. u. RVerg. (berieben).

      Hagen 221; Goedeke IV/3, 416, 1.- Erste Einzelausgabe .- Erschienen zugleich als Bände III-VI der 'Neuen Schriften', hier aber mit Bogensignatur der Einzeldrucke. Mit den bei Hagen beschriebenen Merkmalen des ersten Druckes, Bogensignatur in Band IV erst ab Bogen O.- Band III mit 2 zusätzlich eingebundenen Kupfertafeln, Bände II und IV mit Ankündigungen von Neuerscheinungen des Ungerschen Verlages zur Ostermesse 1795 bzw. 1796.- Wie so oft fehlt die (bei Goedeke erwähnte) 8. Musikbeilage vom vierten Band: 'Nebenbei bemerkt: ich kenne kein Exemplar ... sie fehlt sogar in dem ... das G. Schillern geschenkt hat.' (H.M. Gräf in: Goethe über seine Dichtungen).- Vorsätze von Band II mit zahlreichen Eintragungen von alter Hand.- Vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig.

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        LE TEMPLE DE GNIDE. [and bound in, with continuous pagination] CÉPHISE ET L'AMOUR. [and] ARSACE ET ISMÉNIE

      Paris: Didot Jeune, l'An Troisième, 1795. Hardcover. 260 x 165 mm (10 1/4 x 6 1/2"). xii, 153, [1] pp. Very attractive contemporary red straight-grain morocco in the style of Bozérian, covers with wide frame of multiple gilt rules, large gilt lozenge at center, flat spine divided into panels by gilt rules and chain roll, panels with pantera centerpiece, heavily gilt turn-ins, blue watered silk endleaves, all edges gilt. WITH 12 FINE ENGRAVED PLATES, INCLUDING A FRONTISPIECE AND NINE PLATES BY LE MIRE AFTER EISEN (in the first work) as well as two engravings (in "Arsace") after Le Barbier, one each by Le Mire and Thomas; original tissue guards. A Large Paper Copy. Cohen-de Ricci 728-29. Spine slightly sunned, corners a little rubbed, one page with small, light stain to text, one tiny marginal tear, other trivial imperfections, otherwise A FINE COPY--clean, smooth, and bright internally and in a lustrous period binding with only minor wear. With illustrations by Eisen, printing by Didot, and a binding in the style of Bozérian, this item brings together three important sources of pleasure for the connoisseur of 18th century French book arts. Regarding the "Gnide" engravings, Fuerstenberg says that "the delicate sensuality of the women's bodies glorified in these illustrations was never outdone," and he indicates that they represented Le Mire's "lasting claim to fame." Ray ranks this elegant suite behind only Eisen's work on Dorat's "Les Baisers," the La Fontaine of 1762, and the Ovid of 1767-71. He says that, "with regard to suavity and grace, Eisen never surpassed" his "Gnide" engravings, and Cohen-De Ricci says the plates are "ravishing," both in terms of composition and engraving. Bryan says that Charles Eisen (1720-78), Louis XV's Court painter, and drawing master to Madame de Pompadour, had a hand in "almost all the important [illustrated] books published in France in his time." His "exquisite plates [are] engraved with a light point and with striking originality." He "took his inspirations direct from nature, but add[ed] something of the ideal, after the manner of Watteau and Boucher." Noel Le Mire (1724-1801) was a much esteemed engraver who collaborated with Eisen on several books, including the aforementioned La Fontaine and Ovid, as well as with Cochin and Moreau. Attractively printed with enormous margins, the text of the first (and by far the most important) work here is a prose-poem on love (supposedly translated from the Greek) by one of the great political philosophers of the Enlightenment, Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755). Although the rather racy piece was popular in its day, it was not regarded as an important work in Montesquieu's oeuvre; modern scholars, however, are more inclined to see it as a philosophical fable. Our handsome binding is unsigned, but an imprint on the verso of the half-title lists "Chez Bozérian" as one of the two locations selling the work, and it is reasonable to assume they also bound some of the copies they sold.

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        LE TEMPLE DE GNIDE. [and bound in, with continuous pagination] CÉPHISE ET L'AMOUR. [and] ARSACE ET ISMÉNIE

      Didot Jeune, l'An Troisième, Paris 1795 - 260 x 165 mm (10 1/4 x 6 1/2"). xii, 153, [1] pp. Very attractive contemporary red straight-grain morocco in the style of Bozérian, covers with wide frame of multiple gilt rules, large gilt lozenge at center, flat spine divided into panels by gilt rules and chain roll, panels with pantera centerpiece, heavily gilt turn-ins, blue watered silk endleaves, all edges gilt. WITH 12 FINE ENGRAVED PLATES, INCLUDING A FRONTISPIECE AND NINE PLATES BY LE MIRE AFTER EISEN (in the first work) as well as two engravings (in "Arsace") after Le Barbier, one each by Le Mire and Thomas; original tissue guards. A Large Paper Copy. Cohen-de Ricci 728-29. Spine slightly sunned, corners a little rubbed, one page with small, light stain to text, one tiny marginal tear, other trivial imperfections, otherwise A FINE COPY--clean, smooth, and bright internally and in a lustrous period binding with only minor wear. With illustrations by Eisen, printing by Didot, and a binding in the style of Bozérian, this item brings together three important sources of pleasure for the connoisseur of 18th century French book arts. Regarding the "Gnide" engravings, Fuerstenberg says that "the delicate sensuality of the women's bodies glorified in these illustrations was never outdone," and he indicates that they represented Le Mire's "lasting claim to fame." Ray ranks this elegant suite behind only Eisen's work on Dorat's "Les Baisers," the La Fontaine of 1762, and the Ovid of 1767-71. He says that, "with regard to suavity and grace, Eisen never surpassed" his "Gnide" engravings, and Cohen-De Ricci says the plates are "ravishing," both in terms of composition and engraving. Bryan says that Charles Eisen (1720-78), Louis XV's Court painter, and drawing master to Madame de Pompadour, had a hand in "almost all the important [illustrated] books published in France in his time." His "exquisite plates [are] engraved with a light point and with striking originality." He "took his inspirations direct from nature, but add[ed] something of the ideal, after the manner of Watteau and Boucher." Noel Le Mire (1724-1801) was a much esteemed engraver who collaborated with Eisen on several books, including the aforementioned La Fontaine and Ovid, as well as with Cochin and Moreau. Attractively printed with enormous margins, the text of the first (and by far the most important) work here is a prose-poem on love (supposedly translated from the Greek) by one of the great political philosophers of the Enlightenment, Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755). Although the rather racy piece was popular in its day, it was not regarded as an important work in Montesquieu's oeuvre; modern scholars, however, are more inclined to see it as a philosophical fable. Our handsome binding is unsigned, but an imprint on the verso of the half-title lists "Chez Bozérian" as one of the two locations selling the work, and it is reasonable to assume they also bound some of the copies they sold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DECAMERONE DI M. GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO. Ripurgato Con Somma Cura da Ogni Cosa Nocevole Al Buon Costume. E Corredato con Note Riguardanti al buon indrizzo di chi desidera scrivere con purita, e proprieta Toscana a norma dell'uso presente. Si aggiungono col medisimo divisamento le Lettere dell'istesso Autore, per Alessandro M. Bandiera.

      Presso Giuseppe Orlandelli, Per la Ditta del Fu Francesco di Nicolla Pezanna., Venice 1795 - Two volumes. 12mo, original plain paper wrappers over limp boards with lacing showing. 297 + 322 pp. Small, neat stamps on title leaves, old paper labels at base of spines (one partially perished). Slight loss to upper corner of final leaf of text and free endpaper of Vol 1 (as issued, a slight printing error); otherwise a nearly fine, bright set. A wonderful set, & a rare survival of a beautiful and simple 18th Century publisher's binding. The Decameron, known also as the Book of Prince Galehaut, is a 14th-century medieval allegory by Giovanni Boccaccio, told as a frame story encompassing 100 tales by ten young people. Boccaccio probably began composing the work in 1350, and finished it in 1351 or 1353. The various tales of love in The Decameron range from the erotic to the tragic. Tales of wit, practical jokes, and life lessons contribute to the mosaic. In addition to its literary import, it documents life in 14th-century Italy. A Beautiful 18th C. Edition in the Original Binding [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Elementos del Arte de Partear.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1795. - Dos volúmenes en 4to.; 4 hs., CIV-224 pp. + 4 hs., 276 pp. y 17 láminas grabadas (de 18), aparte, faltando la undécima. Encuadernación de la época en piel con tejuelo.

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        Origine de tous les cultes, ou religion universelle. 3 volumes and Atlas.

      Chez H. Agasse, rue des Poitevins, No. 13. (1795)., Paris - First edition. Quarto, bound in contemporary quarter calf over blue paste paper boards, the spines with gilt bands, gilt decorations in compartments, contrasting leather labels titled in gilt. xvi + 556 + iv + 304 + iv +355 + 104 pp [Atlas: 16 pp + 22 plates]. Three folding charts in Volume Three. Covers rubbed & scuffed, light wear at cornersspines bright and attractive. Text blocks square and tight. Pages crisp, light foxing, occasional spotting. Atlas volume, likely supplied from a different set, bound in contemporary quarter calf over brown paste paper boards, title label on spine, boards worn and bottom of spine chipped, corner clipped from corner of a preliminary blank, neat bookplate. Overall, a very good set. Rare, and very sought after in this large Quarto edition. Charles-François Dupuis (1742-1809), French Freemason, scientist, and scholar who held professorships at both the college of Lisieux (Paris), and the Collège de France. His "Origine de Tous les Cultes ou Religion Universelle" ("The Origin of all the Faiths, or Universal Religion") is a work of the greatest importance for the study of primitive religions and mythologies. In it he proposed that the mysteries of Greek religion and all other religions of antiquity have an ancient universal source - a tradition based on nature and the heavens. The names of the Gods were taken from the stars, and all mythology and religion, all legends and sages are an allegory of astronomical and astrological phenomenon. His work goes back to Ancient Egypt and forward to modern Christianity; Dupuis included a denial of Jesus' divinity which is perhaps why the book was placed on the Catholic Church's "Index Librorum Prohibitum" (The Index of Forbidden Books). The Atlas volume includes a fantastic allegorical frontispiece by Ducoudray and 22 double-page or folding plates depicting the Egyptian Astrological planispheres, The Tables of Mithra, the Calendar of Isis, the Distribution of the Four Elements, etc. There is much occult material contained within the book, including Astrological, Zodiacal, Cabalistic and Magickal tables of correspondences - not surprising as Dupuis was a Freemason. Frederick Hockley is known to have made use of the Dupuis' quotations from the works of Athanasius Kircher when compiling his manuscript work "Occult Spells". Contents include: (translated, the text is entirely in French): Volume One - First book, The Universal God. Worship of Nature proved by History. Remains of the Worship of Nature, marked in all Monuments. Second book: Tables of the Universe, its Divisions , and key Agents of Nature. Active and passive cause of Nature. Subdivision of the active cause or Uranus. The passive case and the action of Heaven on it. The two principles of Light and Darkness. The Universal Soul or animated world . The Universal Intelligence and its Parties . Third book: Héracléïde, Poem: Hercules or the Sun. Osiris or the Sun, Egyptian poem. Egyptian poem about Isis or the Moon. Théséïde, poem on the Sun under the name of Theseus or Hercules the Athenian. Jason Argonautica, Poem. - Volume II. Third Book: Bacchus, or the Dionysian Sun Poem. Ammon Omphis, Mnevis, Mithra, God forms of Taurus or mounted on the Taurus. Mendes or Pan, deities whose forms are borrowed from the Sheep and Goat. Apollo, the Sun God in human form. Orus, the Egypian Apollo. The Phoenician Adonis or Osiris. Atys, or the Phrygian Apollo. Asclepius, Serapis, Pluto, Esmun, Cneph, and all the attributes of Serpent Gods. Harpocate. God Day near the Winter Solstice. Canobus or the Sun God painted with the forms of Aquarius. The Sun and the Moon, Dagon Derceto, Atargatis, Oannes, the Goddess of Syria painted with the forms of fish. Syrian and Chaldean gods, Baal, Belus, Baal- Berith, Baal-gad-Phegor Beel, Beel-Zébut, Beel-Zephon, Adramelech, Anamelech, Moloch, Nergal, Nisroch, Nebo, Succoth - Fourth Book: Of Idolatrous Cults in general and in particular of the Cult of Living Animals. Cults of plants and s [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COMEDIA INTITULADA A ESCOLA DO ESCANDALO

      Lisbon: NA Offic. de Samão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1795.. [6],7-138,[4]pp. Small octavo. Early 20th century 3/4 calf and marbled boards. Small early ink name in upper corner of title (trimmed slightly in binding), a few small spots to title and faint tidemark in extreme lower margin of first few leaves, but a very good, crisp copy. First edition in Portuguese of A SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, translated from the English text by José Anselmo Correia Henriques, and with a two page printed dedication to Catharina Micaela Sousa Cesar e Alencastre. The translation omits the Prologue and Epilogue. OCLC's collation calls for six unnumbered terminal pages; this copy includes four, one a colophon, the rest blank. Rare: OCLC/Worldcat locates copies at Georgetown, Harvard, Trinity Dublin and Cambridge. The translation is not among the several 18th century non- English editions reported by NCBEL. OCLC 57297563.

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        Cours d'étude, par L'Abbé de Condillac; De l'académie française, et de celles de Parma, de Berlin et de Lyon. Nouvelle édition faite d'après l'originale.

      Volland, Libraire, Paris 1795 - Chez Volland, Libraire. Paris, 1795. 16 volumes + 9 planches (Tomo III). 19,5cm. Relié. Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, philosophe, écrivain, académicien et economiste français né le 30 septembre 1715 à Grenoble. Histoire et religion forment la base de son programme, et il a insisté sur le fait qu'il était nécessaire d'établir une connexion entre les différents domaines d'études et la formation de l'élève à porter des jugements sûrs plutôt que de surcharger sa mémoire. Son système a été critiqué pour placer la philosophie et la psychologie avant l'acquisition des compétences de base. Reliure en plein veau marbré, dos lisse ornées, quelques défaut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NATURAL PRINCIPLES Of RECTITUDE, for the Conduct of Man in all States and Situations of Life, Demonstated and Explained in a Systematic Treatise on Moral Philosophy.

      Printed by T. and J. Swords,, New - York: 1795 - Tailpiece at conclusion of text. Per Sabin, "The first treatise on Moral Philosophy written and published in America." Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+ (faint, period pencil pos to half-title/usual bit of browning & aging to paper). Modern brown full calf executed in a period style, with gilt lettered black leather title label to spine. 8vo. 1st edition (Evans 28775; Sabin 28933). xvi, 496 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794

      T. And J. Swords New York: T. And J. Swords, 1795. Containing Various Circumstances of the Embassy, with Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese; and a description of the country, Towns, Cities, etc. The author has also added the journal of the Lion and Hindostan from Chusan to Canton, as it contains much curious and useful information relating to the navigation of a long range of the coasts of China not generally known during this period and may have been important to future voyages. xxiv, 328pp. with pages xiv-xvi containig a list of the gentlemen who composed the retinue of Earl Macartney, their specific jobs, and those who had died during the voyage, and includes a (2) page glossary of Chinese words, bound in original full calf, black morocco spine label gilt, flat spine ruled in gilt, corners worn, upper and lower joints split but not broken through, no foxing just a bit of overall toning. A very good copy of this very interesting narrative which he begins from England to China and describes those countries in-between.. First American Edition. Small Octavo.

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        NATURAL PRINCIPLES Of RECTITUDE, for the Conduct of Man in all States and Situations of Life, Demonstated and Explained in a Systematic Treatise on Moral Philosophy

      Printed by T. and J. Swords New - York:: Printed by T. and J. Swords,. 1795.. 8vo. 1st edition (Evans 28775; Sabin 28933). xvi, 496 pp.. Modern brown full calf executed in a period style, with gilt lettered black leather title label to spine.. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+ (faint, period pencil pos to half-. title/usual bit of browning & aging to paper).. Per Sabin, "The first treatise on Moral Philosophy written and published in America." . Tailpiece at conclusion of text.

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        Oeuvres complètes. Nouvelle édition corrigée, augmentée sur les manuscrits de l'auteur?

      Paris, Servière, 1795. 1795 5 voll. in 8°. Ritratto. Bella edizione in ottimo esemplare. Legatura coeva in pelle con decorazioni in oro ai dorsi e ai piatti. Doppi tasselli. Tagli dorati.

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        Kolorierte gestochene Tafel. Pl. XV aus: (Stackhouse, John. Nereis Britannica; .

      S. Hazard,, Bath, 1795 - Bath, S. Hazard, 1795-1801). 45x27,5 cm. (Ränder schwach fleckig).

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        The speech of Charles James Fox in the House of Commons on Tuesday, March 24, 1795 : on a motion "That the House do resolve itself into a committee of the whole House to consider of the state of the nation.".: . BOUND WITH his Letter to the Electors of Westminster (1802) and 2 OTHERS

      London : printed for J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly 1795 - Physical description; 22 cm. Subjects; Great Britain - Politics and government - 1789-1820. Pitt, William, 1759-1806. Other names; National Art Library (Great Britain). Dyce Collection. Genre; Speeches - England - 1795. Scattered, minor marginal foxing. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly cross-ruled in gilt. An exceptional example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of Caius Valerius Catullus, in English Verse...Two Volumes Bound into One

      London: J. Johnson. 1795. Hardcover. Good. Two volumes bound as one, 1795. Half calf with cloth boards, handsomely marbled edges and endpapers. Collated complete, with engraved frontis portraite in each volume. Private library bookplates to the front endpapers, but no other markings to speak of. Front board detached and spine lacking one compartmet. Contents are very good- bright and clean- and in prime condition for a fresh binding. Rare.

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        Compendio da Grammatica arabiga, abbreviado, claro, e mais facil para a intelligencia, e ensino da mesmalingua, collegido dos melhores garammaticos.

      1795 - In-12 broché sous couverture d'attente, XVI-155-[5] pages, 3 planches dépliantes en caractères arabes. Texte en portugais et arabe. (Couverture usagée avec manque au dos, restauration à une page.) Edition originale de cette grammaire arabe rédigée par Joao DE SOUSA (1730-1812), franciscain originaire de Damas, traducteur et interprète officiel de la diplomatie portugaise. Brillant arabisant il devint le premier professeur d'arabe de l'université de Lisbonne. Auteur d'un dictionnaire étymologique répertoriant les noms portugais issus de l'arabe : Vestigios da lingua arabica . paru en 1789 et de Documentos arabicos . paru en 1790. Ex-libris manuscrit d'Alberto Osorio de CASTRO (1868-1946), poète portugais. 150 g. Lisboa, Na offic. da Acad. Real das Scien, 1795 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Compendious Geographical Dictionary Containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America, interspersed with historical anecdotes. To which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and, a table of the Coins of the Various Nations, and their values in English money. To the whole is prefixed, An Introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the Planets, &c. The Second Edition

      London: Printed for W. Peacock..., 1795. 12mo (in 6s), 132 x 82 MMus., pp. [iv], 33 [34 - 369 text and indexes, 370 blank], 7 folding engraved maps, coloured in outline, contemporary straight-grain red morocco, gilt borders, gilt spine, all edges gilt. A very good copy.

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        Witterhets försök.

      Sthlm, A. Zetterberg, 1795. Liten 8:o. Grav. titelblad,(2),54 s. Med 26 grav. illustrationer i texten. Klotryggbd från 1800-talets andra hälft med titeln i guld på främre pärmen. Författarnamnet dock felstavat. Liten nummerlapp klistrad överst till vänster på främre pärmen. Litet maskhål i främre ytterfalsen. Med Karl J. Linds exlibris. Fin inlaga.. Leijonhufvud & Brithelli Kvinnan inom svenska litteraturen s. 113. Helena Maria Linnerhielm (1760-1800), var dotter till översten Hans Ehrenstråle och Maria Elisabeth Uggla och gifte sig 1791 med kanslirådet och riksheraldikern Jonas Carl Linnerhielm. "Witterhets försök" utgavs och illustrerades av maken som efter hennes död även graverade ett profilporträtt av henne, vilket insattes i åtskilliga exemplar av denna diktsamling, dock inte i detta

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        Treason Triumphant Over Law and Constitution! Addressed to Both

      1795. [Downes, J., Attributed]. Treason Triumphant Over Law and Constitution! Addressed to Both Houses of Parliament. London: Printed and Sold by J. Downes, 1795. [4], xxiv, 64 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into recent cloth, endpapers renewed. Toning, contemporary annotation to title page ("an excellent pamphlet"), occasional contemporary underlining and check marks. A handsomely bound copy of an interesting and scarce title. * Only edition. In 1794 two Scots, Robert Watt and David Downie, were executed for high treason after a failed attempt to organize a militia in England, Scotland and Ireland to overthrow Parliament. Three men supposed to have been lieutenants were acquitted. Downes's pamphlet denounces their release, asserts their guilt and urges the removal of legal protections, such as the suspension of habeas corpus, to prevent future "Republican Treasons." OCLC locates 13 copies. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 25:407.

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