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        The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare Corrected From the Latest and Best London Editions, With Notes by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. To Which is Added a Glossary and the Life of the Author

      Bioren & Madan, Philadelphia, 1795. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). The First American Edition, and the first English language edition of Shakespeare published outside the British Isles. Newly rebound in brown calf, attractively blind tooled. Worn at the edges, foxed and browned in spots, a few small dampstains, loss to the edges of the frontis portrait, a few light pencil marks, curiously trimmed in spots with some pages very short at the fore edge but not lacking text, 65-68 loose, lacking the end Measure for Measure, 313-324 and with a significant tear to the fore edge of the half title of Comedy of Errors (and the Dramatis Personae on the verso) and 327/328 and 329-332 loose. xlviii, 384 (lacking 313-324)pp. With the preface to the American Edition, The Life of Shakspeare, Shakspeare's Will and A Glossary Explaining the Obsolete and Difficult Words in Shakspeare's Works (small tear to the first page of the glossary), . A flawed but nicely rebound copy that includes The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure (incomplete) and Comedy of Errors. Evans 29496 Size: Octavo (8vo). One volume of the 8-volume set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044148. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        [JIMBUTSU] RYAKUGASHIKI

      1795. [EHON] Keisai Kitao Masayoshi, artist. [JIMBUTSU] RYAKUGASHIKI. Published in Edo by Suharaya Ichibei, Kansei 7 [1795]. Complete, as described at Mitchell p.453 with 60 illustrations, b+w & color. With the original light peach-colored cover. No printed title label. An interesting early issue with soft paper and mild rich colors. However, the condition is less than perfect. Though complete, this copy has some soiling and edgewear, the occasional spot of ink and some worming. Its original humor and skill are still there, but it is priced according to its lesser condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        FAMILAR ARCHITECTURE; OR, ORIGINAL DESIGNS OF HOUSES,

      - FOR GENTLEMEN AND TRADESMEN, PARSONAGES, SUMMER RETREATS, BANQUETING-ROOMS, AND CHURCHES; WITH PLANS, SECTIONS, &c. TO WHICH IS ADDED, The Masonry of Semicircular and Elliptical Arches; with practical remarks. By THOMAS RAWLINS, Arquitect. ON FIFTY-ONE COPPER-PLATES. A NEW EDITION. London: PRINTED FOR I. AND J. TAYLOR, AT THE ARCHITECTURAL LIBRARY, No. 56, HOLBORN, M.DCC.XCV. [1795]. In folio (31x25 cm) com 26 pags. Encadernação da época com lombada em pele. Profusamente ilustrado em extratexto com 51 gravuras abertas em chapa. Binding: original contemporary half calf (spine and small corners). Work with arquitectural plans for small houses, some of these town residences for gentlemen or wealthy tradesmen, others country villas, churches and chapels, and designs for chimneypieces. Thomas Rawlins (c.1727-1789), built up a flourishing business as a monumental mason, operating from premises in Norwich, Norfolk. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Musae Etonses

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

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        LONDON ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR OF CHRIST 1796

      London: Company of Stationers, (1795). (12)pp. In addition to the months of the year, this almanac gives the chronology of the English monarchy from 1066, a chronology of Mayors and Sheriffs of London, and a table for the weight of English coins. As this is a double width issue of the almanac, the plate of the Hall at Carlton House is shown on pages 2-3. Bound in pink wrappers, with a wallet-style flap, as issued. Slight wear along outer folds of the wrappers else a fresh copy. (Spielmann 318; Welsh 4590; See Bromer/Edison, pp. 93-94). (2 1/4 by 2 5/8; 57x67mm).

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        Mémoires d'un détenu pour servir à l'histoire de la tyrannie de Robespierre.Seconde édition, revue et augmentée.

      - Bel exemplaire de cetteseconde édition sur papier vergé, revêtue d'une reliure en plein maroquin à grain long signée P.BOZERIAN AUTEUR:RIOUFFE Honoré TITRE:. Mémoires d'un détenu pour servir à l'histoire de la tyrannie de Robespierre.Seconde édition, revue et augmentée. LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE:Paris, chez Brigitte Mathé, chez Louvet, An III. (1795 ) COLLATION:[2] ff., XXIV, 228 pp. FORMAT: in -8 de 20 x 12,5 cm RELIURE: Reliure signée BOZERIAN en plein maroquin à grain long, dos lisse orné , joliencadrement des plats fleuronné, filet sur les coupes et sur les chasses. Contre-plat et gardes enpapier moiré. ILLUSTRATIONS: Sans ETAT: Très bel exemplaire, reliure décorative et solide. Très légers frottis d'usage surles coiffes et coins. Un coin un peu abîmé. Intérieur en parfait état. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME:Contient la défense de Mme Roland devant le tribunal révolutionnaire (pp.199 à 214). Au moment de monter sur l'échafaud, l'égérie du parti girondin prononça la célèbreformule: Ô Liberté, que de crimes on commet en ton nom. Barbier (III, 187/188) mentionne que la 2ndeédition, publiée la même année, porte le nom de l'auteur, ce qui n'est pas le cas de notreexemplaire. POIDS: 450 g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Bi-folium. One page Letter Signed by Stephen Moylan to John Nicholson, Esq. dated 18 November 1795 from the Loan Office, Pennsylvania informing Nicholson that the pensioner John Smith has died, and when he received his last payment. Old folds from mailing, remnants of a wax seal, old repair in one margin, very good. Moylan was an Irish-American leader who served in the American Revolution as Secretary and Aide to George Washington, Quartermaster General, and Commander of the Cavalry of the Continental Army. He was also an organizer of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Philadelphia (1771) and served as the only Catholic among Washington's aides-de-camp during the Revolution. .

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        Statistische Aufklärungen über wichtige Theile und Gegenstände der österreichischen Monarchie

      Göttingen, Vandenhoek und Ruprecht 1795-1802.. 3 Bde. VI (4), 468; VI (4), 320 S., 10 Registerbll. u. VIII (2), 598 S. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückensch. Kanten berieb., Tit. gestemp. vgl. ADB IX, 636f.; Holzm.-Boh. I, 3390 - Erste Ausgabe, anonym erschienen. Grellmann, Statistiker u. Kulturhistoriker war Professor in Göttingen und wurde vor allem durch seine Schrift "Der Zigeuner, ein historischer Versuch" bekannt .

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        Essays on Philosophical Subjects To Which is Prefixed, an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author; by Dugald Stewart.

      London Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, etc. 1795 - First Edition In Contemporary Boards, Uncut SMITH, Adam. Essays on Philosophical Subjects. To Which is Prefixed, an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author; by Dugald Stewart. London: Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, etc., 1795. First edition. Quarto. xcv, 244 pp. Contemporary boards, rebacked. Small library stamp on title and verso, and on last page, a small ink smudge on title, previous owner's bookplate. Overall, a very good, large paper copy, totally uncut. A posthumously published collection of essays, mainly of scientific and philosophical nature. Smith had instructed his literary editors, Joseph Black and James Hutton, to destroy almost all of his manuscript material, amounting to some sixteen volumes. These essays were exempted because the editors, perceived them to "be part of a plan he had once formed for giving a connected history of the liberal sciences and elegant arts" even though Smith had to abandon the plan because it was too extensive. HBS 66518. $10,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Vitterhets Arbeten / af Creutz och Gyllenborg [Language: Swedish]

      Stockholm : Johan A. Carlbohm 1795 - Description: 232p. 20cm. Subjects: Swedish poetry -- 18th century -- Creutz, Gustav Philip (1731-1785) -- Gyllenborg, Gustaf Fredrik (1731-1808) -- Swedish literature -- Tankebyggarorden. Language: Swedish. Very good copy bound in contemporary leather-backed boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine with raised bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Light surface wear to boards. Corners bumped. Internally the pages are very clean considering the age of the title. Remains quite well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 232 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Fortnight's Ramble to the Lakes in Westmoreland, Lancashire and Cumberland

      London: J. Nichols, 1795. xxxii, 292pp, full contemporary calf, smooth spine divided into six panels by gilt rules, lacks title label to second panel, remaining panels with gilt central roundel, covers with inner roll and thin gilt frame inside a thick outer border, gilt roll to edges and inner dentelles, shell pattern marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, rubbed, especially to extremities and corners. Internally one or two pen marks to margins, engraved frontispiece is lightly browned, foxed and slightly offset, some offsetting from the three plates, but generally fairly clean. Previous owners' armorial bookplate to front pastedown, old booksellers label to rear pastedown. Three lithograhic plates, which are not called for. The first edition of 1792 was the "first published account of a Lake District walking tour", this second edition is "completely revised and the Preface rewritten. There are numerous additions ... 1000 copies of the second edition were printed of which more 500 perished in a fire" (Bicknell). Bicknell 26.2. Second Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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        The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare Corrected From the Latest and Best London Editions, With Notes by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. To Which is Added a Glossary and the Life of the Author

      Bioren & Madan, Philadelphia, 1795. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). The First American Edition, and the first English language edition of Shakespeare published outside the British Isles. Newly rebound in brown calf, attractively blind tooled. Worn at the edges, foxed and browned in spots, a few small dampstains, loss to the edges of the frontis portrait, a few light pencil marks, curiously trimmed in spots with some pages very short at the fore edge but not lacking text, 65-68 loose, lacking the end Measure for Measure, 313-324 and with a significant tear to the fore edge of the half title of Comedy of Errors (and the Dramatis Personae on the verso) and 327/328 and 329-332 loose. xlviii, 384 (lacking 313-324)pp. With the preface to the American Edition, The Life of Shakspeare, Shakspeare's Will and A Glossary Explaining the Obsolete and Difficult Words in Shakspeare's Works (small tear to the first page of the glossary), . A flawed but nicely rebound copy that includes The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure (incomplete) and Comedy of Errors. Evans 29496 Size: Octavo (8vo). One volume of the 8-volume set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044148. .

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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 Botanic Garden

      J. Johnson, London - The Botanic Garden. A Poem, in Two Parts. Part I. containing The Economy of Vegetation. Part II. The Loves of the Plants. Two volumes bound as one, the third edition of Part I, 1795, with the fourth edition of Part II, 1794. 4º (279 x 210 mm.), pp. xx, 218, 124 [2]: viii, 200, [1]. Part I with a total of eleven plates (one folding) including frontispiece, being the ten listed plates (including the six plates engraved by Blake, i.e. the four Portland Vase plates, the Fertilization of Egypt, and Tornado) and the unlisted plate of Wedgwood's "Am I not a Man and a Brother" anti-slavery medallion. Part II with all ten listed plates, including the frontispiece. In addition, an engraved vignette on p.viii. Contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked and recornered, endpapers renewed. Minor offsetting from, and foxing to, some plates, water-staining to upper margin of frontispiece to Part II, but most plates and text quite clean, a very good copy. Scarce by virtue of its full complement of plates, including Tornado, (which did not appear in either the first or second edition).

      [Bookseller: Richard Smith]
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        Dissertation On First Principles of Government

      Paris: Printed at the English Press, Rue De Vaugirard, 1795. Printed in the third year of the French Republic--sewed--40pp.--foxing thru-out-- second edition--Howes P19 aa. Second Edition.

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        Pharsalia. Ex optimis exemplaris emendata

      Paris, Studio et impensis Ant. Aug. Renouard. Typis P. Didot natus majoris, 1795 - 37x26cm., 2 hojas, 50 páginas, 2 hojas, 351 páginas. Encuadernación del siglo XIX, en media piel con nervios,corte superior dorado. Esporádicos puntos de óxido. Bella y muy bien impresa edición, como corresponde a Didot, en tirage limitado y numerado de 212 ejemplares impresos expresamente para Auguste Renouard, numerados y firmados por él mismo como se deduce de la inscripción manuscrita al dorso de la página 351, "Cent vingt-deuxieme, sur deux cent douze. Renouard". Después de un resumen de la vida del autor y una noticia literaria, figura una larga descripción bibliográfica de todas las ediciones de la Farsalia, con extensas noticias sobre cada una de ellas. Palau 143224

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        An Historical, Geographical, Commercial View Of The American United States

      London & Newark: J. Ridgeway, H.D. Symonds & D. Holt, 1795. 1st Edition. Full Leather. Vg. 8vo. 4 volumes full leather. 3 of 4 engraved portraits, 21 engraved plates of waterfalls, animals, birds, snakes, Maps not bound in as is usual.Tobacco plant hand colored. bound in modern full leather also covers the West Indies. folding charts are also present

      [Bookseller: Barnaby Rudge Booksellers- ABAA]
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        Aviso al Pueblo acerca de su salud ó Tratado de las Enfermedades mas frequentes de las gentes del campo. Sexta Edicion corregida y aumentada con un Catecismo ó Instruccion sobre las Asfixias ó muertes aparentes, y sobre los socorros que convienen a los Ahogados, a los Niños recien nacidos con apariencias de muertos, a los Sofocados por una pasion vehemente de ánimo, por el frio ó calor excesivos, por el tufo del carbon ó por los vapores corrompidos de cementerios, pozos, letrinas, carceles, etc., compuesto por Mr. Gardanne., traducida por Don Juan Galisteo y Xiorro

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de la Viuda é Hijo de Marin, 1795. 4to.; 6 hs., 646 pp. sin las tres láminas que acompañan a esta edición. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. Además de algunas curiosas notas a Tissot y a Gardanne, el traductor, Juan Galisteo y Xiorro, incluye una detallada lista de los manantiales de aguas medicinales en España.

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        Morning or the Higlers Preparing for Market

      London: circa 1795. Colour printed stipple engraving with additional hand- colouring. In good condition with the exception of some small expert repairs. Lower margin repaired with loss of imprint. Image size: 16 3/4 x 22 5/8 inches. 18 7/8 x 24 1/4 inches. An unusually richly coloured image after Morland: 'a master of genre and animal painting, an artist worthy to be placed in the same rank as the best of those Dutch masters whom he studied as a boy' (DNB) George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England's most cherished paintings. At an early age Morland displayed his artistic genius, he learned to paint at three and exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy at the mere age of ten. Morland was a prodigious painter, producing more than 4000 paintings during the entirety of his career, and sometimes painting two or three works in a day. His beautiful idealistic scenes were a favorite source of inspiration for contemporary engravers, and as many as 250 separate engravings were done of his paintings during his lifetime. This print expertly demonstrates why Morland is considered a master of English genre painting. In its depiction of a poor country family gathered around the father as he prepares to leave with his covered cart, the simplicity and rough beauty of rural life is neatly conveyed to the viewer in the two pigs in the foreground: in the charming wife pouring a drink for her husband, who is tying his boots; in the daughter, head bowed, who obviously doesn't want her father to go. "Higlers" was a term for country peddlars, who went from house to house, as well as markets, selling esential goods.

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        Cases Determined at Nisi Prius, in the Court of King's Bench

      Printed for P. Byrne, No. 108, Grafton-Street Dublin 1795 - Contemporary sheep, rubbed and a bit chipped, embrowning; sound The first nisi prius reports, that is, those technically scheduled for Westminster unless first ('nisi prius') heard in the country, where in fact most were, the fiction dating as far back as Bracton and the basis of England's assize system

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        Genua.

      Incisione in rame, colorata, 196x310. Quest'opera fu stampata in dispense dal 1784-85 al 1794 illustrata con stampe a carattere storico e sacro; dal 1794 fino al 1804 vennero introdotte anche le vedute, che rappresentarono poi l'unica illustrazione della rivista. Data la struttura dell'opera queste vedute sono molto rare e quasi sempre mancanti alle collezioni ed ai repertori specializzati. Questa veduta proviene da un album costituito attorno al 1840 da un collezionista tedesco. La veduta raffigura tutta le città con titolo su drappo appeso alle armi della città, 26 rimandi in basso ed al centro un medaglione raffigurante Carlo II. La stampa è ben conservata ma come le altre di questo album, rifilata alla battuta del rame.

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        NUOVA RACCOLTA DI 100 VEDUTINE ANTICHE DELLA CITTÀ DI ROMA E SUE VICINANZE ... [bound with:] NUOVA RACCOLTA DELLE VEDUTINE MODERNE DELLA CITTÀ DI ROMA

      Roma: Presso il Sud. Incisore, 1795 and [1795].. Two volumes bound in one. Engraved title ,100 engravings on 50 plates; Engraved title, 70 engravings on 35 plates Quarto. Old calf and marbled boards, gilt label. Binding rubbed, but sound, some smudges to binder's endsheets, first title a bit dust-soiled, some marginal dusting and light foxing; a good set. First edition of this highly popular collection of fine engraved views of ancient monuments and ruins, and in the second volume, of distinguished modern structures (with a few interiors). The engravings are printed two per sheet. BRUNET IV:903.

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        Reize rondom de waereld. Vertaald door J.D. Pasteur.

      - Leyden, Amsterdam, 's Hage, Honkoop, Allart en van Cleef, 1795-1803.13 volumes + index volume. Contemporary half calf (top of spines of 3 volumes sl. dam.) with red morocco labels on spines; index volume half calf (not uniform). With engraved portrait, 13 engraved title-pages, 52 folding engraved maps by C. van Baarsch and 134 engraved plates (mostly folding) by J.S. Klauber. * First collective Dutch edition. - The three great voyages by James Cook (1728-1779), the first really scientific navigator. Vol. I-III contain the life of Cook and the first voyage 1768-1771, vol. IV-VII contain the second voyage 1772-1775, vol. VIII-XIII contain the third voyage 1776-1780. 'Cook earned his place in history by opening up the Pacific to western civilization and by foundation of British Australia. The world was given for the first time an essentially complete knowledge of the Pacific Ocean and Australia, and Cook proved once and for all that there was no great southern continent, as had always been believed. He also suggested the existence of antarctic land in the southern ice ring, a fact which was not proved until the explorations up the 19th century. Cook was a brilliant navigator and hydrographer, an excellent administrator and planner, and probably the first sea captain to realize the importance of preserving the health and well-being of his crew' (P.M.M. p.135). - (Some volumes sl. waterstained).Tiele 268; Cat. NHSM I, p.140; Beddie 52.

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        Signed Manuscript Regarding French Possessions in Africa]: Note Sur Les Possessions Francaises En Afrique.

      Paris 1795 - Paris, 19 Pluviôse, 3rd Year of the Republic [1795]. Folio (ca. 31,5x20 cm). 2 pp. Brown ink on watermarked laid paper. Manuscript in fine condition and housed in a custom made red gilt tooled quarter morocco portfolio. Manuscript signed by the Adjutant-General J.S. Grandjean is a summary of the main points of the report submitted by him in 1766, on his return from Gorée, to minister Choiseul. The report discusses the gold mines at Galam (Senegal), gum arabic that should be shared with the Dutch, and special water resistant wood found on the Island of Boulam. "The island of Gorée was one of the first places in Africa to be settled by Europeans., After the French gained control in 1677, the island remained continuously French until 1960., Gorée was principally a trading post, administratively attached to Saint-Louis, capital of the Colony of Senegal. Apart from slaves, beeswax, hides and grain were also traded., Étienne-François, comte de Stainville, duc de Choiseul (1719-1785) was a French military officer, diplomat and statesman. Between 1758 and 1761, and 1766 and 1770, he was Foreign Minister of France and had a strong influence on France's global strategy throughout the period. He is closely associated with France's defeat in the Seven Years War and subsequent efforts to rebuild French prestige" (Wikipedia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TREATY OF AMITY, COMMERCE, AND NAVIGATION, BETWEEN HIS BRITANNIC MAJESTY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CONDITIONALLY RATIFIED BY THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES...TO WHICH IS ANNEXED, A COPIOUS INDEX

      Philadelphia: Henry Tuckniss, for Mathew Carey, 1795.. 283pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf, leather label. Calf rubbed and worn, chipped quite heavily along backstrip, hinges cracked. Uniformly tanned, scattered foxing. Ink stamp on titlepage. A good copy in contemporary binding, internally sound. The George Brinley copy, with his small book label on the front pastedown and his signature on the titlepage. This later American printing of Jay's Treaty, printed the same year as the first, is most interesting as an example of the hostility provoked by the treaty in the United States. The copious index is comprised of speeches and reports by members of Congress, town resolutions and memorials, newspaper articles and columns relative to the treaty. Also printed is the text of the U.S. Constitution, the two 1778 treaties with France and the 1783 treaty with Great Britain ending the Revolution. The second American treaty with England, negotiated by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay, this treaty sought to resolve diplomatic issues arising out of the 1783 peace treaty, settle commercial problems, and resolve neutral rights issues. By Jay's treaty, England agrees to withdraw from frontier posts in the Ohio country which the Americans felt to be clearly in U.S. territory, but the Americans agree to settle pre-Revolutionary debts, and the arrogant British searches and seizures of American shipping were not checked. The treaty provoked much hostile reaction in the U.S., and it was only the prestige of Washington, who felt the measure necessary, that it was passed by the Congress. BRINLEY SALE 4927 (this copy). MALLOY I:590. HOWES T341. SABIN 96577. EVANS 29752. DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY III, p.169. NAIP w029583.

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        Noticia del Real Instituto Asturiano dedicada al Principe nuestro señor por mano del Excmo. Sr. Antonio Valdés.

      Oviedo,por Don Francisco Diaz Pedregal, 1795. - 20,5x13 cm., 4 hojas, 197 pp., 1 hoja. Retrato de D. Fernando de Borbón, príncipe de Asturias, dibujado por Carnicero y grabado por Selma. Manchas de humedad en el margen de las primeras hojas, sin afectar texto. Cortes tintados. Encuadernado en pasta valenciana, tejuelo y hierros dorados en el lomo, deteriorado en la punta inferior. Ejemplar del marino D. Cayetano Valdés y Flores, uno de los participantes en la batalla de Trafalgar, y comandante de la expedición de las goletas "Sutil" y "Mexicana". Era sobrino de Antonio Valdés, y firma con sus iniciales en la portadilla y en la portada. La obra contiene los siguientes textos: Dedicatoria al Serenissimo Señor Principe de Asturias.- La relación de la solemne apertura del Real Instituto Asturiano.- La exposición inaugural pronunciada en aquel acto por el Señor Don Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos.- La Oda compuesta por el Racionero D. Ramon Gonzalez Villarmil.- La relación de lo demás acaecido, hasta la conclusión del curso de Aritmética.- Apéndice que contiene todos los documentos y Reales órdenes, relativas a esta fundación. Palau 347393.

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        Gezigt in Een Verschanst Dorp van Nieuw-Zeeland - Engraving

      Amsterdam 1795 - Original engraving from Dutch edition of Cook's voyages depicting a Maori pa site. Image size 20.5cm x 34.5cm, full size 41.5cm x 56.5cm.

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        La Parte Orientale della Irlanda che comprende le Provincie di Ulster e Leinster

      Rome, 1795. Copper engraving, 49 x 35 cms, black and white, generous margins, blank verso. The eastern sheet of Cassini’s pleasing and unusal two sheet map of Ireland, from the ‘Nuovo atlante geographico universale’.

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        The farmer's daughter, a poetical tale. By Christopher Anstey, Esq.

      Bath: printed by S. Hazard, for T. Cadell junr. and Wm. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell,) London. 1795 - 4to (240mm), 16p. Lacking half title. Recent wrappers. First edition. Jackson, Annals of English Verse p.199. In the first edition "To the reader" is printed on two pages (p.[5-6]), and the catchword on p.10 is "The" as here. In the same year a reimpression was issued without half title and with the addition of a leaf "To Mrs. Hannah More": in the reimpression "To the reader" is printed on two pages (p.[3-4]), and the catchword on p.10 is "Where". Iolo Williams Points in Eight-Century Verse. pp. 52-3, refers to this state of the text as "the second issue." Christopher Anstey (1724-1805). Much scarcer and a far cry from Anstey's earlier satirical poems. "To the reader" explains the scope and purpose of the poem. "This little piece is founded upon a circumstance which really happened in the course of the late very severe Winter, in which many persons were frozen to death; amongst whom was the unfortunate young Woman who is the subject of the following lines: she was the only daughter of a reputable Farmer, and is said to have been possessed of great beauty, and many excellent qualities; but was unhappily seduced under a promise of marriage, by an Officer in the army, and afterwards abandoned by him; and in following him to London met with her untimely death. The Author has attempted to put her melancholy story into a poetical, but simple dress, and shall think himself happy should he prove successful in this endeavour to set innocence upon its guard, and to promote the cause of virtue. He cannot help adding that he was induced to present these few stanzaz to your perusal, from his having lately seen many productions of a similar nature, published with great success under the protection of the very ingenious and benevolent Mrs Hannah More." Between the first edition and the appearance of the second a few months later, the poem had obviously won the endorsement of Hannah More. To the flattering mention in the preface is then added a formal dedication. Alas! She ne'er suspected Ill, Who never Ill design'd And void of Art, ne'er knew the guile Of Man's degenerate mind:" [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated from the original Arabic with explanatory notes...

      Bath: Printed by S. Hazard; for J. Johnson, Vernor and Hood, Ogilvy and Speare, J. Sewell..., London, 1795. Two volumes: xii, [2], 248, 266; [vii], 519, [521-532] p. (signatures: (1) a7, b-q8, r4, B-R8, S5; (2) a4, A-Kk8, Ll2), 5 plates (4 folding: map, plan, genealogical tables), engraved; 21.5 cm. Title continues: "taken from the most approved commentators. To which is prefixed, a preliminary discourse. By George Sale. A new edition." Bound in early 19th-century American leather boards with name J. F. Mitchell [of Vermont] on front covers; rebacked; very good. Stock#OB778,

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, Ornamented with Engravings By James Fittler from Celebrated Pictures By Old Masters. LARGE PAPER COPY

      London: R Bowyer & J Fittler, 1795. A Superb Large Paper copy - folio, leaf size approx 25 x 32cm. Two vols., letter press by Thomas Bensley. Unpaginated; collation: 3 engraved title pages, 63 engraved plates including 2 engraved frontispieces depicting Adam & Eve in Paradise, engraved by Fittler after Durer dated Feb.1795 to the Old Testament and the frontispiece to the New Testament designed after Correggio. Engraved title divisions to the major books with headpieces designed by Tompkins and engraved by Vincent. Plates designed by Ryley after Ruibens, Van Dyke, Poussin, and others throughout both volumes (a number of the plates are mounted between hand-drawn rules). Contemporary straight grained dark blue morocco binding with gilt lettering to the spine, gilt rules to boards and spine, decorated in blind; large turn ins with gilt decoration to the corners, morocco hinges, also decorated. Bindings generally in very good condition, a little rubbed to joints and extremities, a few old scuff marks, larger and more noticeable to the rear cover of vol. I.; corners lightly turned in. All edges heavily gilt. Contents good and tight, some of the plates are somewhat foxed/spotted more prevalent to the top edge, the letterpress leaves are clean; a couple of 19th century inscriptions to the front blank of vol. I; last few leaves of vol. I with a vertical crease. A very good copy of this superb bible: the scarce large paper edition. (note: Despite the large paper format most of the very brief and isolated notes at the foot of a few ff. are shaved with loss of text, and one wonders therefore if any copies exist where the notes are complete - another large paper copy that was sold at auction also had the notes shaved). This bible is famous for it's misprint in Mark vii 27 "Let the children first be killed" instead of "filled". Herbert 1394. . Full Leather. Very Good. Illus. by James Fittler. Folio.

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        His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales

      London: Published by John Jeffryes, Ludgate Hill, June 15, 1795. Stipple engraving. In excellent condition. Image size: 19 7/16 x 13 1/8 inches. 22 1/2 x 1 7/8 inches. 23 3/8 x 16 7/16 inches. This portrait of George IV, is one of the most celebrated eighteenth century archery prints. The latter half of the eighteenth century witnessed the emergence of numerous clubs and societies which the English gentry were keen to join. The Society of Royal Kentish Bowmen, under the patronage of the Prince of Wales, later King George IV, is a perfect example of this burgeoning 18th century trend for exclusive sporting clubs. The Prince of Wales insisted that every member of the Society should wear a 'dandyish' uniform comprising of a grass green coat with a white waistcoat and breeches. In Russell's charming portrait, the Prince Regent is shown in the Bowman's uniform, in the background are the other members of the society participating in a shooting match. Russell's portrait not only identifies the Princes as an avid archer, but cleverly connects his person with the exclusive archery society. At the time of production this work was extremely popular both for its flattering depiction of the Regent, and for the publicity garnered by the Bowmen. This is a lovely impression from the collection of F. W. Hope (1797-1862). Vesme & Calabi, Francesco Bartolozzi 820, iv/iv; O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits... in the British Museum 50

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        Carta sobre gastos relacionados con las tropas y el Parlamento de Negrete o Butalmapu en Chile en 1793

      Manuscrito 1795 - Carta manuscrita que certifica que Judás Tadeo Reyes, Coronel de Milicias y Secretario de la Capitanía general de Chile llevó desde Santiago de parte de la Real Hacienda, 60 mil pesos para gastos de las tropas del sur y para gastos del Parlamento de Negrete (Butalmapu) o cantones de "Yndios Barbaros" celebrado en 1793.

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        Etrennes à la noblesse, ou Précis historique et critique, sur l'origine des ci-devant ducs, comtes, barons, etc., excellences, monseigneurs, grandeurs, demi-seigneurs et anoblis.

      Londrs, et se trouve à Paris, Jean Thomas, an III, (1795), - in-8, VIII-230 pp., avec un frontispice allégorique, exemplaire dans lequel le f. VII-VIII a été par erreur relié entre le titre et le début de la dédicace, veau fauve marbré, dos lisse orné de filets et chaînettes dorés, pièce de titre cerise, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Accroc en coiffe supérieure, mais bon exemplaire. Seconde édition (la première est de 1791) de cette critique des origines et de l'illustration des principales familles nobles de France. Fantaisiste comme tous les livres de Dulaure, l'ouvrage a cependant dûr faire grincer bien des dents dans les châteaux, en dépit de la pauvreté des arguments. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque des ducs de Luynes du Château de Dampierre avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes, et lla pièce d'armes (lion) des Luynes poussé dans les caissons du dos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Försök til mineral-rikets upställning.

      I en handbok at nyttja vid föreläsningar. Lund, Berlingska boktryckeriet, 1795. 8:o. (4),223,242-374 s. Ngt nött samtida stänkmarmorerat hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg, ljusbrun titeletikett i glättad papp och stänkta snitt. Gamla noteringar på insidan av främre pärmen. Spår av en liten gammal auktionslapp klistrad på titelbladet. Bra inlaga med sporadiska småfläckar. Med Jac. Lunds namnteckning. Bra ex.. Anders Jahan Retzius (1742-1821) läste som ung vid Lunds universitet, försörjde sig därefter en tid som apotekare men återvände till universitet och blev professor i naturalhistoria samt ansvarig för den botaniska trädgården. Från 1782 var han också ledamot av Vetenskapsakademien. I "Försök til mineral-rikets upställning" är mineralerna strikt uppordnade i klasser och ordningar. Systemet hämtades, enligt Lindroth, i huvudsak från Cronstedt, varifrån även titeln är lånad. Arbetet är dock uppdaterat med nyare forskningsrön

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        Stabilimenti de Francesi, Inglesi, e Spagnuoli nelle Isole Antille

      Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1795. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 12.25" x 16". Nicely detailed map of the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Minor wear. Typical Zatta coloring. Antonio Zatta was a Venetian atlas publisher who flourished from 1757 to 1797.

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        Valley of Glencoe

      London: Published by Robert Andrew Riddell, 1795. Colour-printed aquatint. Full inscription at bottom of print reads: 'To the Most Noble George Marquis of Tweedale & this View of the Valley of Glencoe is respectfully Inscribed by His Lordships most obedient Humble Servant.' Very good condition apart from some light soiling, minor foxing, and several small losses in the margins. 14 7/8 x 17 1/2 inches. 17 1/2 x 22 1/4 inches. A fine plate of the scenic mountains of Glencoe in the Highlands of western Scotland. This beautiful image is most likely part of a pair prints depicting Glencoe that Riddell published in 1795. Robert Andrew Riddell was a landscape painter, who primarily depicted the scenic topography of Scotland in watercolour. He exhibited one of his works at the Royal Academy in 1793 and gave several of his paintings to the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Archibald Robertson (1765-1835) was a Scottish artist, very talented in both painting and printmaking, who immigrated to America around 1796 (soon after this print was published) where he had a successful career painting miniature portraits on ivory. He also produced a number of topographical prints of New York City places: "Collect Pond" of 1798 among others. A number of his miniature portraits are in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum. This early work of the Highland valley Glen Coe is an extraordinarily fine landscape print, aesthetically superior to Robertson's American prints, and a fine example of colour printed aquatint.

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        Letter signed by the Government commissioner of Clichy (France).

      Clichy, "25 pluviose", c. 1795. - Folio. 2 pp. Providing 25 horses for Clichy in relation to the law issued on September 4, which concerns the perquisition of 40,000 horses. - Somewhat spotty and brown-soiled.

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        Witterhets försök.

      Sthlm, A. Zetterberg, 1795. Liten 8:o. Grav. titelblad,(2),54 s. Med 26 grav. illustrationer i texten. Bra blått pappbd med benvit titeletikett (Johanna Röjgård). Äldre helt guldsnitt. Inlagan med en del sporadiska småfläckar. Ett charmigt ex.. 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 och som insattes i åtskilliga exemplar av denna diktsamling, dock inte i detta ex

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        A Map of the Provinces of Delhi, Agrah, Oude, and Ellahabad, comprehending the Countries lying between Delhi and the Bengal-Provinces

      Robert Sayer, 1795. unbound. very good. Map in two sheets. Engraving with original hand color. Each sheet measures 21.5" x 41.5". Beautifully detailed wall map of north central India, showing Delhi and other large cities, as well as roads and rivers. Dedication in upper right. The first edition of this map was published in 1777 by Andrew Dury and republished by Sayer and later by Laurie and Whittle. The first accurate map of the interior of India, as surveyed by Major Rennell. Originally printed in four panels, the left and right pieces are joined. Map is cropped to border at top and bottom. Expert repairs to original seams. Some chipping to left and top edges.

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        APPEL A L'IMPATIALE POSTERITE. (4 tomes en 1 volume, premier édition)

      Louvet, Paris, 1795.** . Relié de l' époque, plein maroquin brun, dos orné de fil. doré, pièce de titre doré maroquin rouge, coupes et coiffes doré, tranches rouges, plats de papier marbré, 12,5x20,5cm, 489pp. Recueil des ecrits qu'elle a rédigés pendant sa détention aux prisons de l'Abbaye et de Sainte-Pélagie.

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        Versuch einer allgemeinen deutschen Synonymik in einem kritisch-philosophischen Woerterbuche der sinnverwandten Wörter der hochdeutschen Mundart. Nebst einem Versuche einer Theorie der Synonymik

      Halle und Leipzig, J. G. Ruff 1795 - 1802.. 6 Bände. Mit 1 gest. Titelvignette. Dekorative HLdr.-Bde. um 1830 mit reicher Rückenverg., Rücken oben mit goldgepr. Initialen "C L". Mit schönen Buntpapiervorsätzen. Goed. IV/1, 520,24; Zaunmüller 57; Kühn 148 und 149. - Aus der Bibliothek von Erzherzog Carl Ludwig Johann Joseph Laurentius von Österreich, Herzog von Teschen (1771-1847). Karl von Österreich-Teschen ist besonders durch seine österreichischer Heerführer in den Napoleonischen Kriegen bedeutend, er fügte dem französischen Kaiser in der Schlacht bei Aspern im Mai 1809 eine erste Niederlage auf dem Schlachtfeld zu. Durch den eigenmächtig mit Napoleon geschlossenen Waffenstillstand von Znaim wurde er von seinem Bruder Franz I. suspendiert. - Erste Ausgabe des bedeutenden Werks zur Synonymik der deutschen Sprache, nach Stoschs "Versuch in richtiger Bestimmung einiger gleichbedeutenden Wörter der deutschen Sprache" (4 Teile, Berlin 1770-75) die zweite große Arbeit zum Thema. Nicht nur Wörterbuch, sondern vielfach feine philosophische Begriffsanalyse, durchgeführt sowohl an Konkreta wie vor allem natürlich an Abstrakta. Johann August Eberhard (1739-1809) war Professor der Philosophie in Halle, zu Kant stand er in scharfer Gegnerschaft, mit Nicolai und Mendelssohn war er befreundet, Schleiermacher zählte zu seinen Schülern. - Vorliegende Ausgabe so wie komplett, die zweite Ausgabe von 1818 beinhaltet noch 6 Ergänzungsbände unter dem separaten Titel "Sinnverwandte Wörter zur Ergänzung der Eberhardischen Synonymik", nicht mehr von dem bereits 1809 verstorbenen Eberhard, sondern von Johann Gebhard Ehrenreich Maaß herausgegeben.- Gering berieben und wenig stockfleckig.

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        Gleanings Through Wales, Holland and Westphalia, with Views of Peace and War at Home and Abroad. To Which is Added Humanity; or the Rights of Nature. A Poem Revised and Corrected

      London: T.N. Longman and L.B. Seeley, 1795. Three volumes complete - Volume One - lxxii, [2], 410pp; Volume Two - xvi, 535pp, [1] and Volume Three - xii, 439pp, [1]. Contemporary full speckled calf, smooth backs divided into six panels by gilt rules, morocco title label to second panel, morocco volume label to fourth. Rubbed, minor chipping to spine ends, small hole to foot of spine of volume two, corners bumped. Internally some light browning and dust-staining, but generally fairly clean and bright, previous owners armorial book plate to front pastedowns. Presentation copy, with 'from the author' to titles in volumes one and two. A portrait from a later edition has been inserted to volume one (no portrait called for in this edition). Complete in itself, but a fourth volume, 'Gleanings in England', was issued in 1799. Pratt, Samuel Jackson [pseud. Courtney Melmoth] (1749-1814), writer and actor ... Pratt's voluminous works ... assume many forms ... Among his efforts at landscape poetry are Landscapes in Verse, Taken in Spring (1785), Gleanings through Wales, Holland, and Westphalia (1795-9); and Gleanings in England (1801) ... Charles Lamb condemned Pratt's Gleanings as ‘a wretched assortment of vapid feelings’ " (ODNB). Presentation Copy from the Author. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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        The History Of Hindostan; Its Arts, And its Sciences, As Connected With The History Of The Other Great Empires of Asia

      London: Printed By W. Bulmer And Co.,.. For The Authorí, 1795 & Printed By H.L.Galabin, For The Authorí, 1798. First Edition. Maurice published numerous works on the religion and history of India. After completing his seven volume Indian Antiquities, Maurice traced Indian history back to its classical origins. Volume I of his history of Hindostan is almost exclusively devoted to the astronomical systems of the Greeks, Indians, Chaldeans, Egyptians &c. The second volume deals with the Hindu religion and the classical history of India prior to 324 B.C. Most of the plates depict Indian deities. Cox I 306. 2 Volumes. 4to. pp. 577; xix, [1], [1 leaf]misbound, 228, [4], 231-372, vii, [373]-504, 497*-504*, [505]-705, [1 leaf]advert. 19 engraved plates (1 folding & 1 double-page). modern calf (periodic foxing & light toning, plates offset)

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        Chemische Farben-Lehre oder ausfürlicher Unterricht von Bereitung der Farben zu allen Arten der Malerey.

      3 volumes. First volume is 'Neue vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage'. Heinrich Gräff, Leipzig 1795, 1794 and 1797. 8vo. XXIV+294; (6)+231: X+278 pages + a foldout plate with colour specimens, coloured in hand. Bound in three contemporary halfleather bindings with richly gilt spines. Spine nicked at the head of front joint of the third volume. Slightly worn and mildly stained pages. Owner's stamp on the inside of the cover of the third volume

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        Storia pittorica della Italia.

      a spese Remondini,, Bassano, 1795 - Due parti in tre volumi di cm. 22,5, pp. (12), xxviii, 648; viii, 477 (3); vii (1), 555 (5). Solida ed elegante legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli in oro e fregi romantici. Ex libris a ciascun volume. Qualche lieve segno d'uso, ma esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Il primo volume è dedicato alle scuole fiorentina, senese, romana e napoletana; il secondo alle scuole pittoriche fiorite nel nord Italia. Edizione non comune: cfr. Cicognara, 39 e 2298 il quale, accanto a qualche critica metodologica lo dichiara il "miglior libro che abbiasi su questo argomento.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoria sobre las observaciones de latitud y longitud en el mar.

      - Bibl. Mar. Española 265; Palau 5752 (noting only 6 folding leaves); Houzeau & Lancaster 10540 (1795 ed.); for Galiano: Howgego, to 1800, G6. Greatly expanded second edition of a treatise on the determination of latitude and longitude at sea, by Dionisio Alcalá Galiano (1760-1805), Spanish explorer, cartographer and captain in the Royal Spanish armada. His much shorter account (26 leaves instead of 45 and without the folding tables) was also printed by the widow Ibarra, in 1795 under the title Memoria sobre el calculo de la latitud del lugar por dos alturas de sol. Galiano was a pioneer of the use of the chronometer in Spain, allowing him to produce far more accurate maps of the Spanish colonies in the Americas. Galiano enrolled in the Spanish naval school in 1775. After graduating in 1779 he participated in hydrographic surveys of the Spanish and South American coasts and other Spanish naval scientific explorations. He is one of the authors of the Atlas Marino de Espana (1785-1788). He took part in Alejandro Malaspina's 1792 circumnavigation of the world. On his return to Spain in 1794 he was honoured with a membership in the Order Alcántara, while Malaspina became embroiled in the politics of the Spanish colonies in the Americas and was arrested and then banished, leaving Galiano as Spain's leading explorer. He died in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.Joaquin Ibarra (1725-1785) had been printer to the court of King Carlos III and Spain's greatest printer, vying with Bodoni and the Didots as a fine printer. His widow continued the tradition and upheld the quality of presswork and materials. The present book is well printed on fine Catalan laid paper by Joseph Llorens, who had supplied paper for Ibarra's famous 1780 Cervantes (here watermarked with a variant version of the Carmelite coat of arms, with the 2 upper stars correctly 6-pointed, but the lower star replaced with a cross). Ibarra had used the monogram on the present title-page already in 1781, as printer to the court of Carlos III. The letters appear to be RByA (R and B uncertain), topped by a Duke's crown, but we have not identified it. Although the book's dimensions might suggest an octavo, it is in fact a quarto, with horizontal chainlines and the watermark in one bifolium of each quire of 4 leaves.

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        TREATY OF AMITY, COMMERCE, AND NAVIGATION, BETWEEN HIS BRITANNICK MAJESTY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SIGNED AT LONDON, THE 19th OF NOVEMBER, 1794

      London. 1795.. 33pp. [bound with:] EXPLANATORY ARTICLE, SIGNED AT PHILADELPHIA, THE 4th OF MAY, 1796, TO BE ADDED TO THE TREATY...SIGNED AT LONDON, THE 19th OF NOVEMBER, 1794. London. 1796. 5pp. [bound with:] EXPLANATORY ARTICLE, SIGNED AT LONDON, THE 15th OF MARCH, 1798, TO BE ADDED TO THE TREATY...SIGNED AT LONDON, THE 19th OF NOVEMBER, 1794. London. 1798. 5pp. Small quarto. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Titlepage of the "Treaty..." dust soiled. Titlepage of the "Explanatory Articles" signed at Philadelphia in 1796 bound in before the text of the "Explanatory Articles" signed at London in 1798, and vice versa. About fine. Three works, including the second American treaty with England, known as Jay's Treaty, and two related articles, signed later and added to the treaty, one concerning the Indian tribes in the Ohio country and the other addressing the issue of the St. Croix River and the boundary between the United States and Canada. Jay's Treaty, arguably the most controversial American treaty until the Versailles and League of Nations treaties after World War I, was negotiated with the British by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay. It sought to settle questions arising from the Treaty of Paris of 1783, to clarify commercial relations and neutral rights issues between England and the United States, and to secure the British evacuation of military posts in the Old Northwest. By this treaty, England agrees to withdraw from frontier posts in the Ohio country which the Americans felt to be clearly in U.S. territory, and the Americans agree to settle pre- Revolutionary debts. The Americans also received the right to trade with British possessions in the West Indies. The question of neutral rights, however, was not addressed to the liking of American commercial interests or public opinion, and the arrogant British searches and seizures of American shipping were not checked, which proved to be a long-simmering issue. The treaty provoked much hostile reaction in the U.S., and it was due only to the prestige of President Washington, who felt the measure necessary, that it was passed by the Congress. The controversy over Jay's Treaty spurred the solidification of the party division in American politics, between the supposedly pro-British faction led by Hamilton who favored the treaty, and the supporters of Jefferson, who opposed it. This is the official English edition of the treaty. The EXPLANATORY ARTICLE... of 1796, which was printed a year later and is much rarer than the treaty itself, is wholly concerned with the Indian tribes in the frontier, and allows the Indians to pass freely across the line in either direction in order to carry on their trade and commerce without the need for a license. The ESTC locates only five copies of the EXPLANATORY ARTICLE..., three in the Public Record Office (Lpro [3], NN, CSmH), and OCLC adds one more. The EXPLANATORY ARTICLE... of 1798 is also very rare. It is concerned with the delineation of the northeastern border between the United States and Canada, specifically with the river St. Croix and the boundary between New Brunswick and what is now Maine. This thorny issue would not be solved until the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842. OCLC locates no copies of the 1798 EXPLANATORY ARTICLES..., ESTC locates only a single copy (CSmH), and NUC adds one more (MiU-C). A most important American treaty, here enhanced by the rare printings of two important additional articles, possibly the only case in which all are found together (except possibly the Huntington). MALLOY, p.590. SABIN 96577. HOWES T341. RAGATZ, p.275. OCLC 40849795. ESTC N31244, N31245. DAH III, p.169.

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        Second voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, dans les années 1783, 84 et 85. L'an 3 de la République, une et indivisible

      Paris, Jansen 1795. 21 cm. 3 Bände. (2), 44, 304, (2); 426, (2); (4), 525, (3) Seiten mit 22 Kupfertafeln (davon 5 gefaltet). Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild, Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägten Deckelfileten - Cox I, 390 - Henze III, 229 - Mendelssohn I, 892 (vgl.) - Nissen ZBI 2482 (vgl.) - Erstausgabe. Bericht von seiner zweiten Innerafrika-Reise, die ihn durch Namaqualand, Damaraland, Betschuanaland und die Kalahari führte. "Later travellers threw doubts on the authenticity of Le Vaillant's journey to these regions, as they could not trace tribes with the names given by the author, but these races were probably dispersed or annihilated, and there can be little doubt that the traveller actually visited these polaces" (Mendelssohn I, 891). Die Tafeln mit 3 Panorama-Ansichten vom Kap der Guten Hoffnung, Ansiedlungen der weißen Siedler, Eingeborene verschiedener Völker und Stämme, seinerzeit wenig bekannte Pflanzen und Tiere, unter anderem Giraffe, Flußpferd und Warzenschwein. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Rücken etwas durch Lichteinwirkung aufgehellt - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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