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        Esquisse d'un tableau historique des progrès de l'esprit humain

      Paris: chez Agasse, l'an III de la République,, [1795]. Ouvrage posthume. Octavo (199 x 124 mm). Contemporary mottled sheep, green morocco spine label, compartments decorated in gilt, red edges. Minor wear to extremities, boards and spine a little scuffed, endpapers slightly browned, an excellent copy. First edition of the finest and most durable expression of the ultimate perfectibility of man. "The prophetic view of the tenth epoch shows Condorcet at his most original. He forecasts the destruction of inequality between nations and classes, and the improvement, intellectual, moral and physical, of human nature. Unlike Godwin, he does not preach absolute equality, but equality of opportunity" (PMM). "The aim of the Esquisse was to demonstrate man's progressive emancipation, first from the arbitrary domination of his physical environment and then from the historical bondage of his own making" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy II, 184). By linking the question of human progress with that of population, Condorcet also anticipated the work of Malthus (see Spengler, French Predecessors of Malthus).

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

      Paris, Agasse, an III, (1795), - in-8, VIII-389 pp., basane fauve racinée, dos lisse orné alternativement de fleuron et de semis géométriques dorés, pièce de titre cerise, tranches mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Accroc en coiffe supérieure, coins abîmés. Remise en vente avec une nouvelle page de titre de l'édition originale. Publiée en 1795 à titre posthume, adoptée officiellement comme le manifeste philosophique de la reconstruction post-Thermidorienne lorsque la Convention finança la distribution d'exemplaires dans toute la France, l'Esquisse fut tout de suite accueillie par deux critiques (Bonald et Malthus) qui manifestent bien l'importance qu'elle devait revêtir pour l'histoire intellectuelle du dix-neuvième siècle. K. M. Baker, Condorcet. Paris, 1988. En Français dans le texte, 196. Martin et Walter, 8083. Reliés à la suite : I. DESMOULINS (Camille) : Le Vieux Cordelier. Paris, Imprimerie de Desenne, s.d. [25 novembre 1793 - 4 février 1794], 7 livraisons, 172 pp. en numérotation continue. Tout ce qui a paru de ce périodique éphémère, mais célèbre. Hatin, p. 147. II. [BUTEL-DUMONT (Georges-Marie) :] Essai sur les causes principales qui ont contribué à détruire les deux premières races des Rois de France ; ouvrage dans lequel on développe les constitutions fondamentales de la nation Françoise dans ces anciens tems : par l'auteur de la Théorie du luxe. Paris, Veuve Duchesne, 1776, [12]-191 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Paris: chez Agasse, l'an III de la République, [1795] - Octavo (199 x 124 mm). Contemporary mottled sheep, green morocco spine label, compartments decorated in gilt, red edges. Minor wear to extremities, boards and spine a little scuffed, endpapers slightly browned, an excellent copy. First edition of the finest and most durable expression of the ultimate perfectibility of man. "The prophetic view of the tenth epoch shows Condorcet at his most original. He forecasts the destruction of inequality between nations and classes, and the improvement, intellectual, moral and physical, of human nature. Unlike Godwin, he does not preach absolute equality, but equality of opportunity" (PMM). "The aim of the Esquisse was to demonstrate man's progressive emancipation, first from the arbitrary domination of his physical environment and then from the historical bondage of his own making" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy II, 184). By linking the question of human progress with that of population, Condorcet also anticipated the work of Malthus (see Spengler, French Predecessors of Malthus). En français dans le texte, 196; Martin & Walter, 1, 8083; Printing and the Mind of Man 246; Quérard, II, p. 269. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript (92 Z.).

      O. O., April 1795. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. "Demoiselle Friederike Brendel" gewidmete Reinschrift der Ode ‘Werneuchen’ von Friedrich Wilhelm August Schmidt (gen. von Werneuchen; 1764-1838). Ramler hatte zu dem Ort zweierlei Beziehung: Die Jahre von 1746 und 47 verbrachte er als Hauslehrer in Werneuchen, und sein Bruder verwaltete dort das Pfarramt als Vorgänger Schmidts. - Vgl. auch das Kapitel 'Werneuchen' in Fontanes 'Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg', Bd. I. - Leicht braun- und fingerfleckig.

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        Grundriss der Seelenheilkunde. Zweiter Theil. [Nur Bd. 2].

      8, VI, 975 S., Priv-Kart. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Rundum-Gelb-Rot-Farbschnitt, Kanten tlw. beschabt, Kapitale m. kleinen Verlusten an den Stegen oft stockfl., in den Blattecken oft gestempelt (Bibliothek der Psychiatrischen Universitätsbibliothek Basel), 5 Bl. m. Eckabschnitten (1 S. daher m. winzigem Textverlust). EA. Enthält die Abschnitte 10 bis 14: Pathogenie der Seelenkrankheiten Aetiologie der Seelenkrankheiten Formen der Seelenkrankheiten Verlauf und Prognose der Seelenkrankheiten: Die Seelenheilkunde. Karl Wilhelm Ideler (1795 - 1860), Privatdocent und Lehrer der psychiatrischen Klinik an der Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität, [...] dirigierendem Arzte der Irrenabtheilung in der Charité [...].

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        Precedents, Southern England, c 1795

      1795. Late-Eighteenth Century English Manuscript Book of Precedents [Manuscript]. [Smith, Joseph]. Precedents. Southern England, c. 1795. Approximately 200 ff. with content, most leaves have content to rectos and versos. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary flexible sheep, blind rules to boards, "Precedents" in early hand to head of front cover. Moderate rubbing and scuffing to boards, heavier wear to extremities, corners worn away, spine mostly perished, covers and text block secure, a few leaves loose or partially detached, ater armorial bookplate of Hubert Smith-Stanier to front pastedown, a leaf of notes in his hand laid in. "Joseph Smith/ 1795" to recto of first leaf, light toning to text, content written in elegant hand, some edgewear to laid-in leaf of notes. An interesting item. $1,500. * Joseph Smith was a town clerk in southern England. Carefully compiled in an elegant hand, his book of precedents consists mostly of indentures and articles of agreement. The first 181 leaves are numbered. There are a few blank leaves in the sequence and several un-numbered leaves at the rear of the book. The neat hand, which is free of corrections, numbered blank leaves and other blank leaves suggest this manuscript was an incomplete fair copy of a reference work. The laid-in notes are a biography of Smith by Smith-Stanier [1823-1911], a relative of Smith and notable English folklorist.

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        Anatomische Tafeln: Die schwangere Bärmutter ... 10 Tafeln nach William Hunter.

      Anat. Tab., 81-89 ( 4 Lief. Splanchnologie, 5. Abschn.) - Weimar, Industrie Comptoire, ca. 1795, 10 Folio Kupferstichtafeln 406 x 260 mm, 22 pp. Tafelerklärungen, in feinem Pappband. Diese vollständige Lieferung "Splanchologie, Fünfter Abschnitt" von Justus Christian von Loder's (1753-1832)Atlas, enthält alle im Loder'schen Atlas vorhandenen Tafeln zur "schwangeren Bärmutter", die meisten der Abbildungen der 46 Figuren mit ihren 430 Einzeldarstellungen sind nach seinem Lehrer William Hunter's d"Anatomia uteri Humani Gravidi" angefertigt.Hier die Kurzbeschreibungen der Tafeln: Tab.: 81. Die schwangere Bärmutter einer am Ende des neunten Monathes der Schwangerschaft umgekommenen Frau... Tab.: 82. Die schwangere Bärmutter nebst den Eingeweiden des Bauches, von der rechten Seite. Tab.: 83. Die schwangere Bärmutter nebst den Eingeweiden des Unterleibes, von der linken Seite ... Tab.: 84. Die schwangere Bärmutter vom neuenten Monath, t Eingeweiden des Beckens von vorn .... Tab.: 85. Die Bärmutter nebst dem Kinde in der natürlichen Lage desselben ... 2 Figuren mit 16 Einzeldarstellungen. Tab.: 86. Diese Abbildung stell diejenigen Theile dar, welche unmittelbar hinter der schangeren Bärmutter zu sehen sind, nachdem letztere nach vorn zurückgelegt worden ... Tab.: 87. Die Gefäße der Bärmutter und der linke Eyerstock einer bald nach der natürlich Geburt gestorbenen Person ... Tab.: 88. Ein Stück von einer neunmonathlichen schwangeren Bärmutter nebst dem Mutterkuchen, welcher zuvor noch an der Bärmutter festsitz des fünften, ... des dritten Monathes ... Tab.: 89. Die in dem Becken der Schwangeren enthaltenen Theile in der natürlichen Lage ... Tab.: 90. Eine durch den Abortus etwa in der neunten Woche abgegangenes Ey .... der achten der vierten Woche ...

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        The United States Gazetteer: Containing an Authentic Description of the Several States. Their Situation, Extent, Boundaries, Soil, Produce, Climate, Population, Trade and Manufactures. Together with the Extent, Boundaries and Population of their Respective Counties. Also, an Exact Account of the Cities, Towns, Harbours, Rivers, Bays, Lakes, Mountains, &c

      Philadelphia: F and R. Bailey, 1795. 12mo. (6 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches). Engraved title, [iii]-vi, errata leaf, blank leaf, [292]pp. Nineteen engraved folding maps, including the large folding frontispiece map (4 with hand colouring). Contemporary tree sheep, flat spine divided into compartments with gilt fillets, red morocco lettering piece in the second, repair to front joint.The first gazetteer of the United States with an important series of engraved American maps: an American cartographic cornerstone.These, with the maps in Carey's American Atlas that were issued the same year, represent a major step forward in American cartography. Scott's maps cover the United States in general, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, New Jersey, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, the Northwest Territory, and the Southwest Territory. An important early work of U.S. cartography and among the earliest mappings of each state.Howes S237; Sabin 78331; Evans 29476; Clark III:123; Wheat & Brun 125.

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        No. 6. The Farm Yard". Zwei Pferde vor ihrem Stall, ein Hund schnuppert am Heu, der Bauer füttert das Schwein.

      Altkol. Schabkunstblatt von William Ward nach G. Morland, dat. 1795, 43 x 53 cm. Nagler Bd. XXIII, S. 496f. - Der Maler und Kupferstecher William Ward (1776-1826) war mit George Morland's Schwester Maria verheiratet, mit der er zwei Kinder hatte. - Nur in den Rändern etwas berieben. Dekorative Graphik

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        The History of America, in Two Books. Containing, I. A General History of America. II. A Concise History of the Late Revolution. Extracted from the American Edition of the Encyclopedia. The Second Edition.

      Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson, M.DCC.XCV [1795]. 8vo, viii, 356 pp. Contemporary full calf, gilt-lettered maroon morocco label. Binding well rubbed but sound, endpapers excised, lacking the two maps, signature P starting, occasional light foxing, some marginal childish scribblings in pencil; a fair copy only, but with an important association. Second Edition; the first edition had appeared in 1790, and other editions were issued in 1798, 1808, & 1819. Signed at the top of the title-page by Artemas Ward (1727-1808), soldier, jurist, & politician. Despite his many achievements in these three fields, Ward is best-known for having been commander-in-chief of the Massachusetts militia at the time of the Battle of the Bunker Hill and for serving (briefly) under George Washington as second-in-command of the Continental Army. Ward was in ill health and at his headquarters in Cambridge during the battle, but he took his share of the criticism of American tactical blunders. (Fortunately the British committed comparable blunders of their own). When the enterprising Scottish-born publisher Thomas Dobson (1751-1823) set out to produce an American edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, he commissioned Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), already famous for his American geographies, to write articles and biographies of American interest. The two parts of this book were preprinted from the American Encyclopaedia, which did not commence publication until 1798. Morse's 141-page General History of America is remarkably thorough in its discussion of the cultures of the Indians of North & South America. Morse was greatly interested in the American aborigines and devoted his later career to the study and care of them. In his description of the Battle in the 214-page section on the American Revolution Morse does not mention General Ward, but he does include him (as 'Artemus' Ward) in his list of Washington's chief officers on p. 195. Ward resigned from the army in 1777 but continued in public service until 1795. He made no annotations in this book, but a dog-eared page in the section describing the battle and its aftermath suggests that he at least glanced through it. Unfortunately, the book then fell into the hands of juveniles, who ripped out the maps and scribbled in it. Sabin 50937. OCLC: 8464076. Relatively uncommon in institutions (c.18) and none at Harvard where Ward was an alum and briefly a teacher. No auction records.

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        THE ADVENTURES OF THE GUILDFORD JACKDAW. Interspersed with Anecdotes of Some little Good Boys and Bad Boys. For the Use of Children. Embellished with cuts. (Price one Shilling.)

      Guildford.J. Russell. London. J. Evans... W. and J. Stratford. No date [circa 1795[watermarked 1794]]. [4], 68 pages. Illustrated with 15 small woodcuts. Original blue wrappers with cut to the upper panel. 135 x 88mm. Small corner torn from the lower wrapper, and loosely laid in; ownership name on title; else a very good copy. There are two editions of this work, one with a frontispiece and 67 pages, and this issue with 68 pages, with the frontispiece forming the front wrapper, the latter being a reissue of the original sheets. Both issues are rare.

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        Prolegomena Ad Homerum Sive De Operum Homericorum Prisca Et Genuina Forma Variisque Mutationibus Et Probabili Ratione Emendand

      Halle, Libraria orphanotrophei. (Buchhandlung im Waisenhaus). 1795. - 1. Band (mehr nicht erschienen). 8°. 3 n.n. Bl.,CCLXXX S. Pappband der Zeit mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Mit dem Vortitel "Homeri Opera Omnia" - Einer der wichtigsten Texte der Homer-Forschung überhaupt und das Fragment gebliebene Hauptwerk des deutschen Altphilologen. "From antiquity, translators, scholars, and even regular readers of the Homeric poems, have detected numerous errors, narrative contradictions, and repetitions. They have also identified passages describing institutions and artifacts belonging to very different time periods. By the end of the eighteenth century, German scholars attempted to address these textual oddities by proposing that the poems were not the creation of a single individual but were the result of editing together separate tales composed by different poets. Led by Friedrich August Wolf (1759-1824), these so-called "analysts" believed that it was possible to identify the original tales that would eventually end up being part of the two poems. As explained in his influential Prolegomena, Wolf argued that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed around 950 B.C.E. and transmitted orally for four-hundred years until they were written down and, consequently, given a sense of artistic unity." (lib. umich. edu / online- exhibits). - Mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk P. Behaghel 1824 auf dem Innendeckel und umfangreichen handschriftlichen bibliographischen Angaben auf dem Vorsatz. Einband bestossen und beschabt. Durchgehend stockfleckig. - Selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1795 1ed Hening New Virginia Justice American LAW Thomas Jefferson Subscribed

      Richmond : Printed by T. Nicolson, 1795. First edition. - 1795 1ed Hening New Virginia Justice American LAW Thomas Jefferson Subscribed Including EXTENSIVE CONTENTS ON SLAVERY A rare first edition of William Hening’s famous law manual. Hening began practicing law in 1793, only two years before this famous work was published. He focused on legal documents such as wills, and mortgage contracts. A MUST HAVE FOR EARLY AMERICAN LAWYERS including Thomas Jefferson as the subscriber list indicates Item number: #715 Price: $950 HENING, William Waller The new Virginia justice : comprising the office and authority of a justice of the peace, in the Commonwealth of Virginia : together with a variety of useful precedents adapted to the laws now in force : to which is added, an appendix containing all the most approved forms of conveyancing, commonly used in this country, such as deeds, of bargain and sale, of lease and release, of trust, mortgages, Richmond : Printed by T. Nicolson, 1795. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [36], 456, [12], xxiv, 32 • References: Sabin 31340. • Binding: leather; tight and secure • Language: English • Size: ~8.25in X 5in (21cm x 13cm) • Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide. Only 1 auction records with a sale at $800 a decade ago Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 715 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leipzig. - Stadtplan. - "Leipzig".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung, um 1795. Von Heinrich Müller. 45,7 x 44,7 cm (Darstellung) / 48,0 x 46,5 cm (Blatt). Oben rechts in der Empirekartusche mit dem gestochenen Titel "Plan von Leipzig der Stadt und denen Vorstaedter". Unten rechts signiert "R. del. Heinrich Müller sculp.". Verso in Feder nummeriert "69". - Der Plan zeigt den Grundriss der Stadt mit den Ansiedlungen außerhalb der alten Stadtbefestigungen sowie einen 600 Schritten Maßstabsanzeiger. Ferner sind unter anderem noch die schönen Gartenanlagen des 18. Jhd. verzeichnet. Wasserzeichen bekröntes Wappen Fleur de Lis. Stadtpläne aus der Zeit sind selten, da sie naturgemäß nach dem Verlust ihrer Aktualität fast immer entsorgt wurden und die Auflagen ohnehin nicht den heutigen Umfang hatten. - In gebrauchten Zustand. Restaurierungen. Faltspurig. Randrisse. Hinterlegte horizontale Bugfalte. Insgesamt noch ordentlich erhalten. Heinrich Müller Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress, Written, during the War between the United Colonies and Great Britain, By His Excellency George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Forces, Now President of the United States

      London: Cadell Junior and Davis, 1795. First Edition, First Printing. Full leather. Very Good. 5 1/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. VOL 1 - 364 PP. VOL 2 - 384 PP. First Edition, First Printing complete set of the correspondence between George Washington and the Continental Congress during the Revolutionary War. Two volumes bound in matching treerain calf leather. Red leather spine labels. Four hubs to each spine. Both volumes complete and intact, with new endpapers and leather binding. A few pages with minor paper restoration at edges. PO name on blank flyleaf of volume one. A beautiful set overall.

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        Miscellanea Physica-Medica. Edit Joannes Andreas Scherer.

      Viennae, Typis & Impensis A.A. Patzowsky, 1795, 8, 209, (1) pp., alter Leinenband zarter Stempel auf Titel, ansonsten frisches Exemplar. Rare - First Edition - 'Miscellanea Physico-Medica,' edited by Scherer, is a series of his open letters to foreign savants, chiefly on questions of pneumaticsJohn Ingenhousz, "M.D. (1730-1799), physician and physicist, was born at Breda in 1730, and educated for the medical profession. He practised for six years in the Netherlands, and came to England in 1764 or 1765. After spending more than three years in or near London, during which time he followed the new practice of inoculating small-pox in its mitigated form, which had been introduced by Dr. W. Watson at the Foundling Hospital and by Dr. Dimsdale in Hertfordshire, he was selected by Sir John Pringle in 1768 to proceed to Vienna to inoculate several members of the imperial family of Austria, Dimsdale having himself been sent for in July of that year to inoculate the Empress Catharine at St. Petersburg. Ingenhousz received early in 1769 'a pension for life from the emperor of nearly 600l., and was made body physician to Joseph II and Maria Theresa, and aulic councillor. He remained some years in Vienna, and set up a laboratory for physical experiments, which the emperor is said to have frequented. In his endeavours to introduce inoculation into Austria he was opposed by De Haën, then at the head of the medical school of Vienna (HÄSER). In 1775 he began to send researches to the Royal Society, the first of the series having been made at Leghorn in 1773 upon the torpedo-fish, a favourite subject of study in those days. He contributed nine papers in all to the 'Philosophical Transactions,' the last appearing in 1782 five treated of electricity and magnetism, and four of the atmospheric gases. In 1779 he came back to London, and was elected F.R.S. He appears to have spent most of his remaining years in England, a prominent figure in scientific circles, always willing to show his experiments to his friends, especially considerate, it is said, to young people, and noted for his simple and kindly disposition. When on a visit to the Marquis of Lansdowne at Bowood, in the autumn of 1798, shortly after Jenner's essay on cow-pox came out, he made inquiries as to the Wiltshire milkers' experiences of the alleged protective against small-pox, and formed an opinion adverse to Jenner's contention, but confined his opposition to a private letter, and declined further controversy. He was taken ill during a visit to Bowood in the autumn following, and died there on 7 Sept. 1799. Besides his papers sent to the Royal Society, his chief work was 'Experiments on Vegetables, discovering their great Power of purifying the common Air in Sunshine, but injuring it in the Shade or at Night,' London, 1779 (French translation by the author, with additions, 2 vols., Paris, 1787-9). This contained the discovery, also ascribed to Saussure, of plants in the sunshine giving off oxygen, and in the shade carbonic acid. A collection of his papers was published at Paris, 'Nouvelles experiences et observations sur divers objets de physique,' 2 vols., 1785-9. A collection in German was published by Molitor at Vienna in 1782. His work on the 'Respiration of Plants' also appeared at Vienna in 1786. A work in Latin, Vienna, 1795, called 'Miscellanea Physico-Medica,' edited by Scherer, is a series of his open letters to foreign savants, chiefly on questions of pneumatics. In 1796 he sent to the board of agriculture an essay on 'The Food of Plants and the Renovation of Soils.' An engraved portrait is prefixed to the 'Experiments on Vegetables.'." DNB

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        Acta van de heeren edelen en ridderschappe, repraesenteerende den tweeden staat van den lande van Utrecht, zo in denzelver laatste sessie voor de revolutie, op den 27-1-1795 [...] als naderhand [...] gehouden [Utrecht, ca. 1814].

      Folio, gebonden in geheel leer, 148 pag. Mooi exemplaar.

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        Description of a Pneumatic Apparatus, with Directions for Procuring the Factitious Airs. + Supplement ... , for Preapared Airs containing a Description of a Simplified Apparatus, and of a Portable Apparatus.

      Birmingham, Printed by Thomas Pearson, 1795, 8, VIII, 49, (1) pp., 3 gefalt. Tafeln Birmingham, Th. Pearson, 1796, 8, (2), 47, (1) pp., 2 Tafeln, feiner Halblederband mit Rvg. und Rückenschild feines Exemplar. Rare - The 'Second Edition', is the first separate edition, first published as second part in Beddoes, Thomas & Watt, James: 'Considerations on the Factitious Airs ...' in 1794, and the 'Supplement to the Description of a Pneumatic Apparatus' in first edition.Contents: Description of an Pneumatic Apparatus General Directions for the use of the Apparatus 3.: General Cautions Directions for Procouring the Airs Miscellaneous Observartions.Supplement Contents: Description of a Simplified Pneumatic Apparatus Description of a Portable Apparatus Postscript Observations upon the Hydro-carbonate & Oxygene Air Ad by Boulton & Watt, of Soho, near Birmingham Addition to the Supplement, &c. Directions for Using the Apparatus. br The discovery of oxygen by Joseph Priestley in the late eighteenth century caused many physicians to attribute many diseases either to a lack or excess of oxygen, or to some modifications of this theory. Of this group, one of the most notable was Dr. Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808), of Shropshire, who founded the Pneumatic Institute at Clifton in 1798 for the treatment of disease by inhalation. Watt was employed to design and construct the apparatus and in 1790 Watt invented the gasometer. The essays by Beddoes and Watt On Factitious Airs (1794-1796) advance the important therapeutic concept of treating certain diseases by placing the patient in a factitious atmosphere, and their general plan of treating respiratory troubles by inhalations of different gasses was revived by Louis Waldenburg in his apparatus for differential pneumotherapy in 1873. Watt had an interest in the development of pneumatic medicine. On 7th December 1794, he wrote to his friend, Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society Mankind has been long enough occasionally poisoned by the channel of the lungs, let us try if we cannot receive medicines by the same way. cf. Watt's papers, Birmingham City Library."The most important contribution to the study of therapeutic inhalation was made by Thomas Beddoes. ... The designs of the apparatus were prepared in the summer of 1794, and Watt wrote to Beddoes 'I send you with this , drawings of my apparatus for producing and receiving the various airs which may be supposed to be useful in Medicine." Barbara M. Duncum, The Development of Inhalation Anaesthesia (1847), pp.64-70 ( 2 pages description of Watt's apparatus).

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        Vite dei pittori antichi greci e latini.

      dai torchj Palazzini Carli, 1795. In-4° (cm. 23,5), legatura leggermente successiva in m. pelle con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso; pp. [8] XXIV 320 [2] con 1 tavola in antiporta f.t. incisa da Vascellini e 16 tavole di ritratti f.t. incise da Mochetti; sporadiche fioriture. Prima edizione e curiosa fonte di storia dell'arte che recupera Le vite di Carlo Roberto Dati e vi aggiunge note e apparato iconografico. L'opera è brutalmente schifata dal Cicognara 2385 perché «nulla aggiunse» e invece criticata dal Gamba 426 perché «ingombrata di note». Cfr. Brunet II, 530 che la cita senza giudizi dopo aver definito «pregiata» l'altra opera del frate minore Della Valle, titolata Lettere danesi sopra le belle arti; Lozzi 5113n.. Buon esemplare.

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        Livorno

      1795. Incisione in rame, colorata, 195x310 Quest'opera fu stampata in dispense dal 1784-85 al 1794 illustrata con stampe a caratterestorico e sacro; dal 1794 fino al 1804 vennero introdotte anche le vedute, che rappresentarono poil'unica illustrazione della rivista. Data la struttura dell'opera queste vedute sono molto rare e quasisempre mancanti alle collezioni ed ai repertori specializzati. Questa veduta proviene da un albumcostituito attorno al 1840 da un collezionista tedesco. La veduta raffigura la città dal mare con titolo entro conchiglia in alto, 24 rimandi in basso ed al centro un medaglione raffigurante Dietrich IV. La stampa è ben conservata ma come le altre di questo album, rifilata alla battuta delrame.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Perini s.a.s.]
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        Gleanings through Wales, Holland and Westphalia. Sixth edition. To which is added, Humanity, a poem, seventh edition, 3 delen. Londen: Longman & Rees, 1802.

      "Gebonden in geheel leer; 72+373+15+476+12+411 p. Banden op scharnieren zwak of gebroken. Heraldisch exlibris van Paul Beilby Thompson. Lit: Van der Meulen, p. 29 (ed. Londen 1795), Bodel Nijenhuis 182 (idem), Jacobsen Jensen 167 (3de ed., Londen 1797)."."S.J. Pratt (1749-1814) was een Engels letterkundige, auteur van onder andere ‘Gleanings in England', 3 delen; ‘Family secrets', 5 delen en het gedicht ‘The Poor'. Uit het voorwoord blijkt dat de auteur voor deze zesde editie het boek heeft herzien, met name het relaas over de aanvang van de , 523, e Revolutie. In de vorm van brieven beschrijft hij eerst de geschiedenis en gewoonten en gebruiken van de Nederlanders. Bezocht worden o.a. Hellevoetsluis (de familie Hutchinson, agent van de paketboot Harwich-Hellevoetsluis v.v.), Brielle, Delft, Den Haag (kermis), Scheveningen, Rotterdam, Leiden (ontmoeting met de medicus Pinckard), Haarlem, Amsterdam, Zaandam, Alkmaar, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Edam, Monnickendam, Broek, Medemblik, Purmerend, Nijmegen, Arnhem. Het werk is gelardeerd met gedichten van de auteur, voorts vrij veel aandacht voor literatuur en toneel in Nederland en een relaas over generaal Van Boetselaer in Willemstad. Aan het slot van het boek een vroeg voorbeeld van “Nederlands en Duits op reis”: met zinnen als “Is er water en een handdoek in mijn kamer?”, “Borstelt mijn hoed af”, “Mijn bedlaakens moeten door en door droog sijn” en: “Mijn paard moet beslagen worden”, in drie talen."

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        Como e il Lario. Commentario del cavaliere conte G.B. Giovio.

      nella Stamperia Ostinelli,, In Como 1795 - In-8° (cm. 18), solida legatura coeva in m. pelle con titolo e dorature al dorso (macchiato, piccola usura alla cerniera), piatti marmorizzati; pp. 317 [1b] in ottimo stato e fresche, con 1 tavola genealogica ripiegata f.t., piccoli graziosi fregi silografici; timbri di antico possessore al risguardo, alla carta a4 e in fine. Edizione originale nella rara variante con il nome dell'autore (anziché lo pseudonimo Poliante Lariano) stampato al frontespizio. Descrive il lago in 15 epistole erudite. Cfr. Rossi 454. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ecclesiae mediolanensis historia ligustica in Romanam Gothicam Langobardicam tribus libris distributa. Complectens ejusdem vices ab obitu Sancti Ambrosii et irruptione ac dominatu barbarorum usque ad finem schismatis Aquilejensis. Accedit corollarium usque ad Theodori II Mediolanensis Antistitis et Liutprandi Regis tempora productum.

      ex Galeatiorum Typographio, 1795. 2 volumi in 1 in-4° (cm. 26,8), genuina legatura coeva in p. pelle con nervi, titolo e fregi floreali in oro al dorso (lievissime usure), tagli rossi, risguardi marmorizzati; pp. XXXIV 368 XII 369-744 in ottimo stato, con vignetta in rame al frontespizio, 5 capilettera e 4 gustose testatine in rame (ritratto di Beatrice d'Este, incendio di Milano appiccato da Attila, assassinio di Odoacre, il cavallo di Alboino) 5 tavole ripiegate f.t. raffiguranti antichi documenti. Importante opera sulla storia della chiesa milanese dello studioso pavese Oltrocchi (1715-1799), che va dalla morte di S. Ambrogio e dal principio dell'incursione dei Barbari, sino alla fine dello scisma di Aquileia. Cfr. Predari 251; Hoepli 810. Esemplare molto buono.

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        Privately printed satirical broadsheet on the French in The Neherlands during the War of the First Coalition (1792-1797).

      - Anonymous, 'Gedrukt voor den auteur', ca. 1795. One paper sheet, plano. Printed on one side. 468x320. Engraving depicting a mermaid, an owl, two lions, a rooster, an orange tree and Macchiavelli(?). Below it a smaller engraving showing some occult figure. All very strange. Text in French and Dutch. It seems the author comments on the taking of Cadzand by the French troops in 1794.

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        Gentle Kitty".

      - Kupferstich v. Meno Haas n. Ammon, dat. 1795, 34,5 x 49,5 Zu Meno Haas siehe Thieme-B., Bd. XV, 391.

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        RIJP, DE, KEUREN 1795 -- Huishoudelijke keuren en ordonnantien te Ryp, anno 1798, Purmerend. J. Postma, [1798]. 8°, gedrukt boekje met sierpapier omslag, 50 pag.

      Nieuwe wetgeving n.a.v. de revolutie, o.a. betreffende brand, boomen, beschadigen van een anders eigendom, maten en gewichten, rooien, veiligheid der straten, boelhuizen, sluis en bruggen, bouwen, kermis, zondagsrust, etc. Getekend: Albert Geel, Simon Appel en Jan Heines. Zeer zeldzaam.M8531

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        Privately printed satirical broadsheet on the French in The Neherlands during the War of the First Coalition (1792-1797).

      Anonymous, 'Gedrukt voor den auteur', ca. 1795. One paper sheet, plano. Printed on one side. 468x320. Engraving depicting a mermaid, an owl, two lions, a rooster, an orange tree and Macchiavelli(?). Below it a smaller engraving showing some occult figure. All very strange. Text in French and Dutch. It seems the author comments on the taking of Cadzand by the French troops in 1794.

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        A VOYAGE TO BOTANY BAY, (BOUND WITH SEQUEL) with a description of the Country, Manners, Customs, Religion &c. of the Natives by the Celebrated George Barrington. To which is added his Life and Trial.

      London, printed by C. Lowndes for H. D. Sold by Symonds, No. 20 Paternoster Row, no date, circa 1795.. A very early edition, 1793, issued as a pamphlet, foreword dated "Parramatta November 1793". Small 8vo, bound in sixes, approximately 175 x 100 mm, 7 x 4 inches, engraved frontispiece titled 'An interesting discovery in the Woods', vignette on engraved title page (a view of prisoners landing at Sydney Cove), pages: title page, [2], [3]-120, bound in full modern mottled calf, gilt patterned border to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco title label, new endpapers.Two 19th century and one 20th century signatures on reverse of frontispiece, no show-through, light offsetting from frontispiece onto title page, fore-edge margin of frontispiece, title page and some pages within slightly trimmed, occasional small very pale marks or pale stains. A very good copy. George Barrington (1755-1804) was a notorious criminal known as 'The Prince of Pickpockets'. He served several sentences on board the prison hulks at Woolwich before being transported to Australia, where he later became Superintendent of Convicts and High Constable in New South Wales. It is unlikely that he had any part in the authorship of this pamphlet but the publishers used his name to lend authenticity and interest to the accounts of Australia that they were putting out including considerable detail on eighteenth-century New South Wales not available elsewhere. BOUND WITH: A SEQUEL TO BARRINGTON'S VOYAGE TO NEW SOUTH WALES, 1801 Comprising an interesting narrative of the transactions and behaviour of the convicts; the progress of the colony; an official register of the crimes, trials, sentences, and executions that have taken place: a topographical, physical, and moral account of the country, manners, customs &c. of the natives,- as likewise authentic anecdotes of the most distinguished characters, and notorious convicts that have been transported to the settlement at New South Wales. Same imprint with title page dated 1801, bound in sixes, pages: viii, [5]-88, [6], collated and guaranteed complete, the final 6 pages contain 'An official register of the crimes .. of the convicts in New South-Wales'. Occasional pale foxing otherwise very good. See Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 81, No.206 and page 125, No.328. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [IMAGINARY VOYAGES] Découvertes dans la mer du sud. Nouvelles de M. de la Peyrouse, jusqu'en 1794 :

      traces de son passage trouveés en diverses isles et terres de l'Océan pacifique : grande isle peuplée d'émigrés français.A Paris : Chez Everat, imprimeur-libraire, [between 1795 and 1798]. Octavo, contemporary quarter calf over papered boards (rubbed, corners worn), spine with gilt decoration and stamped lettering 'Voyages au sud', front hinge weakened, pp 397, ii (errata), contents clean and crisp, a very good copy.Ferguson, 225; Forbes, 285; Sabin, 38958; variant issue with the word 'isle' on the title page spelt with a lower-case 'i'. An apocryphal work, one of numerous contemporary fictitious accounts inspired by the story of the disappearance of La Pérouse's expedition after leaving Botany Bay. The author, purportedly a Frenchman who has sailed with a Portuguese expedition to the South Seas, signs himself on the final page merely as 'C'. The narrative includes a description of a utopian society on an island near New Holland, inhabited by French citizens who have fled the Terror. The writer also encounters a survivor from one ofLa Pérouse's ships who relates the fate of the expedition - and of La Pérouse himself - in Hawaii. Rare. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; University of Melbourne Library; State Library of Victoria).

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        The Cabinet. By a Society of Gentlemen.

      Norwich: printed and sold by J. March. Sold also by J.S. Jordan Fleet-Street London 1795 - 3 vols., 8vo., (2) + vi + 310 + (2) and (2) + 318 + (2) and (2) + 318 + (2)pp., closed tear in one leaf of vol.III (but no loss), contemporary uniform calf with pretty red morocco gilt spine labels, a little wear to bindings, split in upper joint of vol.III, even so the bindings all sound. First and only edition and all published of this provincial periodical. With the first issue in vol.I dated 11th October 1794, the Cabinet> was a collection of primarily political, radical and economic 'Letters' with an evident bias towards Republicanism. (Each title-page is embellished with a device incorporating the Cap of Liberty). The authors of these essays inevitably included Amelia Opie (née Alderson) and her circle both in Norwich and in London. 'Amelia Alderson contributed fifteen poems to the first three issues. Increasing revolutionary violence and warfare polarized public opinion, however, and a large show trial of leading ‘English Jacobins’, including the Aldersons' acquaintances Thomas Holcroft and John Horne Tooke, was scheduled for November 1794. A month earlier Amelia Alderson had told Susannah Taylor that she was pessimistic at the outcome, that The Cabinet> was considered a ‘dangerous’ publication, and that the Aldersons and their friends would emigrate to the United States should the trial have a ‘fatal’ result. Horne Tooke was acquitted, and the government abandoned the other prosecutions; Amelia Opie later denied indignantly William Beloe's story that in her joy she had climbed over benches to kiss Horne Tooke.' [Gary Kelly in ODNB]. The essays in these volumes cover pretty well all the issues of the day: e.g. government, emigration, public finance, the 'rights of woman', population, war, education, popular societies, negroes, Habeas Corpus, the 'public mind', despotism, public charities, &c. &c. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Dictionary of Chemistry, Exhibiting the present State of the Theory and Practice of that Science, its Application to Natural Philosophy, the Processes of Manufactures, Metallurgy, and numerous other Arts dependant on the Properties and Habitudes of Bodies, in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Kingdoms. With a Considerable Number of Tables, Expressing the Elective Attractions, Specific Gravities, Comparative Heats, Component Parts, Combinations, and other Affections of the Objects of Chemical Research.

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795.. FIRST EDITION. In two volumes. Quarto, pp.viii, 576; pp.[2], 577-1132. With two plates showing various apparatus and two tables of useful Chemical symbols, at the rear of volume II. In contemporary full tree calf, recently re-backed with original spine leather pasted over. Gilt titles to contemporary red labels on each spine. All edges flecked blue / grey. Title pages and preface lightly browned, otherwise very clean text blocks. Small ownership inscription to front free endpaper of each volume, with some light pencil sketches to endpapers of volume I. Original leather heavily worn; all corners repaired. The first Dictionary of Chemistry to be published by an English scientist.

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        The Life of Dr. Benjamin Franklin Written By Himself

      Danbury: Printed and sold by N. Douglas. 1795. Stated (probably accurately) "Fourth American Edition." 12mo. 207, [1], [4]ads, [1]pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Franklin. Contemporary calf. Front fly chipped, corners a bit bumped, ink spots, antiquarian bookseller's label of William Salloch on rear pastedown, old bookseller's description tipped to front pastedown, sound and very good. With the ownership name of "E[benezer]. Foote" on front pastedown, and the later ownership names of two of his children, Charles and Harriet Foote (Harriet's name is inked over, causing some of the ink splash). The bookseller's description indicates that the owner was Connecticut soldier Captain Ebenezer Foote, who served with the Minute Men at Bunker Hill, was captured at the surrender of Ft. Washington, escaped and made his way to join Washington at Valley Forge and the Battle of Trenton. However, his health broke down and he was placed in the Commissary Department, where he was perhaps most notable for allowing Colonel John Andre to escape, albeit briefly, by honoring the pass that had been given to Andre by Benedict Arnold. .

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        9 Briefe mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 1794 und 1795. - Zusammen 5 SS. auf 18 Bll. 4to. Dienstschreiben an Prokop Graf Lazansky von Bukowa (1741-1804), den Präsidenten der obersten Staatskontrolle: "Ich habe bereits unterm 26ten Hornung einen Ausweis, was vom 1. November 1767 bis zum letzten Oktober 1786 über die ordinari Dotazion auf Monturs und Rüstungs-Erfordernisse und Vorräthe axtraordinarie ausgelegt worden ist, zu Meinen Handen verlangt. Da dieser Ausweis in der langen Zwischenzeit wohl hat zustandegebracht werden können; so gewärtige Ich denselben unverzüglich [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 27. III. 1794). - Prokop Graf Lazansky von Bukowa oblag als Vizepräsident des böhmischen Guberniums seit 1783 die Reorganisation der böhmischen Landesverwaltung. "1792 wurde er Präsident des Guberniums und Oberstburggraf in Prag. Seit 1794 Präsident der obersten Staatskontrolle in Wien, wurde L. v. B. 1796 Oberster Direktorialminister und übernahm 1797 die Leitung der wieder errichteten böhmisch-österreichischen Hofkanzlei. Nach dem Zusammenschluß von Hofkanzlei und Hofkammer zu den Vereinigten Hofstellen 1801 unterstand ihm für kurze Zeit der gesamte Verwaltungsapparat. Seit der Wiederherstellung der alten Behörden Hofkanzlei, Hofkammer und Oberste Justizstelle war L. v. B. Leiter der letzteren" (DBE). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Carte chorographique de la Belgique dédiée à la Convention nationale par Louis Capitaine.

      [s.n.d.e.], s.d. [1795]. - In-folio oblong (34*52 cm), La premier plat porte le titre suivant : "Atlas des neuf départements réunis à la France par la loi du IX vendémiaire An IV". L'ouvrage comprend :- un titre gravé- une petite carte d'assemblage "qui indique l'arrangement que doivent avoir entre elles les 65 feuilles de la nouvelle carte chorographique de la Belgique."- une grande carte repliée, à l'échelle de 20 000 toises, "qui comprend la détermination de toutes les municipalités pour servir à l'intelligence de la même carte en 22 feuilles."- 64 cartes gravées, dont certaines imprimées sur papier bleu, numérotées de 2 à 65 ; la carte n° 1 n'existe pas puisque figurant la pleine mer, elle ne ne fut pas donnée.Louis Capitaine (1749-1797), « premier Ingénieur de la Carte Générale de la République Française à l'observatoire à Paris» est l’auteur d’une reprise de la Grande Carte de France de Cassini à laquelle il joignit naturellement une reprise de celle de Ferraris, englobant ainsi les nouveaux départements belges. Il réalisa ce travail en association avec Pierre-Grégoire Chanlaire (1758-1817).La « Carte Chorographique de Belgique dédiée à la Convention Nationale » a été rédigée au début de la présence militaire française en Belgique entre 1792 et 1796, juste avant l’annexion officielle des Pays-Bas autrichiens et de la Principauté de Liège à la République française le 1er octobre 1795.Le tableau d’assemblage des 65 cartes montre les limites des départements français en vigueur en 1794. (Institut géographique national de Belgique).Déchirure au pli de la grande carte d'assemblage.Rousseurs, coins et coupes frottés, fente en tête du dos sinon bel exemplaire dans son cartonnage d'époque.Rare. Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter, signed within the text.

      N. p. o. d. - Oblong 8vo. ¼ p. (5 lines). Sending greetings to the German composer, musical theorist and critic Adolf Bernhard Marx (1795-1866), founder and editor of the "Berliner Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung": "Mozarts Witwe empfindet ein inniges Vergnügen, dem Herren Referendar Marx ihren freundlichsten Gruß und eine mehrfache, vielfache ausgezeichnete Achtung zu vermelden".

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        Collected Works. Centenary Edition. In Thirty volumes. 30 Bände u. Ergänzungsband "Historcial Sketches". 31 Bände.

      8vo. Mit einigen Taf. Blaue OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel. Unbeschnitten. Die Centenary Edition ist eine der umfangreichsten Werkausgabe Carlyles (1795-1881). -

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        Precedents, Southern England, c 1795

      1795 - Late-Eighteenth Century English Manuscript Book of Precedents [Manuscript]. [Smith, Joseph]. Precedents. Southern England, c. 1795. Approximately 200 ff. with content, most leaves have content to rectos and versos. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary flexible sheep, blind rules to boards, "Precedents" in early hand to head of front cover. Moderate rubbing and scuffing to boards, heavier wear to extremities, corners worn away, spine mostly perished, covers and text block secure, a few leaves loose or partially detached, ater armorial bookplate of Hubert Smith-Stanier to front pastedown, a leaf of notes in his hand laid in. "Joseph Smith/ 1795" to recto of first leaf, light toning to text, content written in elegant hand, some edgewear to laid-in leaf of notes. An interesting item. $1,500. * Joseph Smith was a town clerk in southern England. Carefully compiled in an elegant hand, his book of precedents consists mostly of indentures and articles of agreement. The first 181 leaves are numbered. There are a few blank leaves in the sequence and several un-numbered leaves at the rear of the book. The neat hand, which is free of corrections, numbered blank leaves and other blank leaves suggest this manuscript was an incomplete fair copy of a reference work. The laid-in notes are a biography of Smith by Smith-Stanier [1823-1911], a relative of Smith and notable English folklorist. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Copper token for Thomas Hall, taxidermist, London, 1795

      London : Thomas Hall, 1795. Æ halfpenny, diameter 30 mm, weight 12 grams. Obverse: Three quadrupeds. THE KANGUROO . THE ARMADILLO . THE RHINOCEROS. Reverse: T. HALL CITY ROAD NEAR FINSBURY SQUARE LONDON 1795 / THE FIRST ARTIST IN EUROPE FOR PRESERVING BIRDS BEASTS &c. Dark brown patina with reddish highlights and excellent detail; a superb example. During the 1790s the London taxidermist Thomas Hall produced a number of copper tokens to advertise his Finsbury Museum. At this time, privately produced copper tokens were a popular form of business promotion. These tokens went into general circulation and had a value equivalent to a halfpenny. They could also be redeemed at the issuing establishment for minted crown coinage. Hall was one of numerous taxidermists and menagerists in Georgian London who made a living by charging the public to visit their displays of exotic beasts and curiosities. The first public display of a preserved kangaroo in London was in 1789, in a concert hall near Haymarket. In 1795, when Hall issued this now extremely rare token, the display of this strange animal of New South Wales was still very much a novelty that attracted enormous public interest.

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