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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

      Cadell Junior and Davis, London 1795 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur la nature et les moyens curatifs de la phthisie pulmonaire, ou consomption des poumons

      Paris,Chez Théophile Barrois. 1795, 1795, in-12, xxiv+215 pages, demi-basane brune de l'époque, dos lisse orné, traduction de A.Tardy sur l'édition publiée par Hunter

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        Handbok för omtänksama hushåld i diäten, eller i hvad som rörer helsans wård för både föräldrar och barn.

      I anledning af de berömdaste mäns tankar och med pröfning enligt erfarenheten. Lund, 1795. 8:o. 102,(2 blanka) s. Tagen ur band. Oskuren endast lätt putsad inlaga. Några enstaka små lagerfläckar. Fint ex. Du Rietz Gastronomisk spegel 54. Blomqvist Mat och dryck i Sverige s. 422. En andra upplaga utkom i Strängnäs 1834. "Ett av den store skaldens mest sällsynta arbeten" enligt Du Rietz.

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        Opere di P. Virgilio Marone tradotte in versi dal P. Antonio Ambrogi della Compagnia di Gesù. Accresciute, e corrette in molti luoghi dall'Autore. Edizione Seconda Veneta, dopo la Terza Romana. Tomo Primo che comprende Le Bucoliche, e Le Georgiche; Tomo Secondo che comprende i primi

      Appresso Simone Occhi - Venezia, VENEZIA 1795 - Opere di P. Virgilio Marone divise in Tomi Quattro INTERLINGUE Tre volumi della fine del XVIII secolo in 12°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, titolo e numero dei tomi scritti a mano sul dorso, alcuni segni del tempo, scritte sul piatto anteriore del Tomo Primo, e su quello inferiore del Tomo Secondo, fioritura sparsa, tagli lievemente bruniti, pagine ben conservate. Presentano segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami. Su frontespizi elaborata marca tipografica incisa in nero. Foglio di guardia del Tomo Primo con sbaffi di penna. Solo su Tomo Primo occhiello. Eleganti testatine e finalini incisi in nero ne arricchiscono la veste tipografica. Tomi I, II, IV della collana Opere di P. Virgilio Marone divise in Tomi Quattro. II edizione Veneta, dopo la III Romana. Lingue: Italiano ed a fronte Latino. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Topographie over Vium Præstekald.

      1795 1795 - Wiborg 1795. XVI + 298 + [2] s. Enkelte blade let bruneret ellers helt rent eksemplar med rødt snit indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med farvet titelfelt og guldstreger på ryggen. * Forfatteren var St. St. Blichers far. "Dette værk er skrevet af en forfatter med fin iagttagelsesevne, dyb naturglæde og stor menneskeinteresse. Og det har en ganske særlig kulturhistorisk værdi. Man får indgående besked om naturen, mark, eng og hede, om befolkningens levevis og boligforhold, om arbejdsdagens forløb, om sproget, sæder, skikke, tro og overtro, om sundhedstilstand og skolegang. Ja, man får simpelthen en række af forudsætningerne for St. St. B.'s forfatterskab." [Felix Nørgaard]. Bibl. Danica II, 709. Rare and important book by St. St. Blicher's father, which had an impact on Blicher's authorship.

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        Carta Generale de' Paesi Bassi Francesi, Austriaci, Olandesi, ec. Col Vescovato di Liegi Foglio 1 -6

      Roma 1795 - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Importante e decorativa mappa in 6 fogli tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni mm. 500x370 ogni foglio. L'Atlante del Cassini fu ristampato dalla Calcografia Camerale nel primo quarto del XIX secolo, prima del 1839. Solo gli esemplari di prima edizione come questo sono stampati su carta vergata coeva e sono colorati a mano in epoca. Le tirature del XIX secolo sono già su carta meccanica, priva di vergelle, e generalmente in bianco e nero. - FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this splendid 6 sheets wall map of as part of his epic three-volume atlas. Published in: Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni. Roma, Calcografia camerale, 1792-1801. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition. The Cassini's Atlas was reprinted by the Calcografia Camerale in the first quarter of XIXth century (before 1839). Only the first edition of the atlas is printed on contemporary laid paper, while the late issue are on XIXth century paper and often without colour. Dimensioni

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        A summary of the duties of citizenship! Written expressly for the members of the London Corresponding Society; including observations on the contemptuous neglect of the Secretary of State, with regard to their late Address to the King.

      London: sold by R. Lee; D.I. Eaton; C. Riebau; J. Smith; and J. Burke. n.d. [1795]. 8vo., 28pp., including the half-title, thin strip excised from upper margin of title, presumably removing a name, printed surface not affected, recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A good copy. First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 16478. Not in Stammhammer. This 'strident attack on the Army, Church, and political institutions was accompanied by a very Godwin-like insistence on the progress of reason and opinion and the utter repudiation of recourse to violence' [Mark Philp, Reforming ideas in Britain,> 2014, pp.229]. Edward Henry Iliff knew William Godwin and was not only an active and dedicated member of the London Corresponding Society but also the author of Angelo, a novel, founded on melancholy facts> (1796), and A tear of sympathy!!! Or striking objects of travel> (1796). He and his wife were jobbing actors in London. Iliff's pamphlet on The Duties of Citizenship> is a remarkably vigorous attack on the ruling classes and their crushing control of the inferior orders. 'The genus of society contains two species of odious monsters; Tyrants and Slaves; the former term comprehends 'every description of beings that diminish the liberty of others': the latter word includes, 'all the unfortunate wretches who suffer such a mutilation of right'. ..... The Tyrants of England may be subdivided into several classes; the most fatal to felicity and the progress of benevolence, are Governors of all descriptions, Priests, Soldiers, and Lawyers! The Slaves of England can only be portioned into two lots - slaves through ignorance, and willing slaves. ..... the slaves of ignorance are to be pitied, but the slaves of consent are to be despised .....'.

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        The Royal Captives: A Fragment of a Secret History Copied from an Old Manuscript

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795, 1795. First edition. NCBEL II, 698; Garside, Raven & Schöwerling 1795:50; Summers, Gothic Bibliography, page 489. Very good copy.. 2 vols, 12mo, modern brown buckram, maroon morocco labels, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Half-titles present. The only novel by Ann Yearsley (1753-1806), the interesting working class poet known as the "Bristol Milkmaid." The Royal Captives, based on the popular French tale of the man in the iron mask, uses the guise of a gothic thriller to examine favorite subjects of Yearsley's: class distinctions, political dissent, the misstreatment of women and the poor. Yearsley notes in her witty preface that she intentionally left the novel unfinished and implies that if the public demands it of her she will complete the tale. "Finis" is found at the end of volume two, but the novel was very popular and some months later Yearsley wrote and published two further volumes, not present here and much rarer the first two.

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        Elementos De Orictognosia, ó Del Conocimiento De Los Fósiles, Dispuestos, Según Los Principios De A. G. Wérner, Para El Uso Del Real Seminario De Minería De México. Primera Parte, Las Tierras, Piedras y Sales. Segunda Parte, Combustibles, Metales y (*).

      Mariano Joseph De Zúñiga y Ontiveros, México, 1795 - 1805 - (*) Metales y Rocas, seguidos de la Introducción a la Pasagrafía geológica del Señor Barón de Humboldt, inédita hasta ahora con tres láminas. =Obra maestra del naturalista Andrés Manuel del Río, considerada la primera obra escrita sobre mineralogía de América. La obra fue publicada en por lo menos dos ediciones, una en 1795, en la Ciudad de México y la otra en 1832, en Filadelfia. = Portada - VI pp. - 11 tablas a doble hoja - XL pp. - 171 pp. y reverso. = y = Portada - XII pp. - 200 pp. - 1 hojas - y 3 grandes láminas plegadas. Muy conservado ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel. Lomeras con un tejuelo y florones al oro. Cortes pintados. ===El autor de esta obra, Andrés Manuel del Río, fue nombrado en 1793 profesor del Real Seminario de Minería, una institución que se acababa de fundar en la Ciudad de México tan sólo un año antes, en 1792. Este colegio fue el primero en toda América en ofrecer una enseñanza especializada en disciplinas técnicas y científicas. Los estudios estaban organizados en cuatro años, al término de los cuales los alumnos debían hacer dos años de prácticas, en cualquiera de los múltiples distritos mineros del imperio español. Pues bien, una vez instalado en Ciudad de México, Andrés Manuel del Río organizó en el Real Seminario de Minería un curso de mineralogía, considerado como el primero que se impartía en suelo americano sobre esta materia, y la presente obra debía servir como complemento y apoyo a sus clases. Tal y como se indica en el título, el contenido de este libro de texto se basaba en las tesis de Abraham Gottlob Werner, un científico alemán con el que Del Río había tenido oportunidad de estudiar antes de asentarse en América. Sin embargo, nuestro autor no se limita a repetir las ideas de su maestro, sino que introduce algunas observaciones críticas de gran interés, por lo que podemos considerar a este libro como la primera exposición crítica de las teorías de Werner escrita en español. Del Río también se inspira en las teorías químicas de otro de sus maestros, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, y por supuesto utiliza sus propios descubrimientos y estudios. En palabras de uno de los grandes colaboradores y amigos de Del Río, el naturalista alemán Alexander von Humboldt, los Elementos de Orictognosia son la mejor obra sobre orictognosia (esto es, sobre mineralogía) jamás escrita en la lengua de Cervantes. Más aún, constituyen el primer libro de texto de mineralogía que se escribió en América, así como un importante esfuerzo a la hora de importar métodos científicos y tecnológicos a la industria minera mexicana, y un buen ejemplo de cómo los nuevos descubrimientos europeos estaban introduciéndose en el Nuevo Mundo. La obra se publicó en dos volúmenes, con bastante tiempo de diferencia entre uno y otro: el primero de ellos vio la luz en 1795, al poco de la llegada del autor a México, en tanto que el segundo hizo lo propio diez años después, en 1805. Size: 2 Vols. De 22 x 15,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description of a forty-feet reflecting telescope.

      - London, The Royal Society of London, 1795. Large 4to (29.5 x 23.2 cm). pp. 347-399, plus 19 folding plates showing a total of 47 figures, including the famous huge foldout plate of this enormous telescope. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards.l The forty-foot reflector telescope that William Herschel (1738-1822) built at Slough (near Windsor) in the late 1780's was at that time the largest in the world. It was compared in the popular press to the Colossus of Rhodos and other wonders of the world. The telescope is even mentioned on the Ordnance Survey map. The construction was supported by King George III, and built by Herschel, his assistant and sister Caroline. In this paper, Herschel gives detailed insight into the construction and functionality of the telescope. The article is illustrated with 19 plates, including the famous enormous foldout view of the telescope, and was published in the Philosophical Transactions for the year MDCCXCV (1795), Part II. This is the original edition, not the abridged one, with just one plate included in the Herschel paper. Additional papers of interest include the massive paper titled "An account of the trigonometrical survey carried on in the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794, by order of his grace the Duke of Richmond." presented by the Duke. This includes a very large folded map of southern England from Dorchester to Hastings, and including the Isle of Wight. This edition also includes the illustration of a new transit instrument, and a rare early paper on marsupial ontogeny titled "Some observations on the mode of generation of the Kanguroo, with particular description of the organs themselves", by Everard Home, with fine illustrations. Boards rubbed and detached, spine cover mostly perished. Most plates, but not the very large telescope plate, a bit toned, especially in the margins. Otherwise a very good clean and unmarked copy. DSB VI, p. 329; Houzeau & Lancaster, p. 918. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Medical Dictionary; or, General Repository or Physic. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and a Description of the Various Particulars, relating to Anatomy, Physiology; Physic; Surgery; Materia Medica; Chemistry, &c. &c. &c.

      London: J Johnson; J. Robinson; T.N. Longman; T. Cadell; and W. Davies, 1795. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Fine. xi, 739, [8]p. 38 cm. Folio. Following by plates numbered as follows: I-XIV, XV (3 related plates, including one foldout all numbered 15), XVI-XX, 1-5, 1-3, 1-5, i-ii (a chemistry chart for "modern" usage). Full leather. Spine, which has been redone at some point, with raised bands. Some bumps and wear to the boards with corners covered in cloth patches, likely to prevent further damage to boards. Pages clean. Plates in excellent condition. A detailed and beautiful record of 18th century medical knowledge. Plates are beautifully detailed and sometimes humorous. Plate III for example features "A Machine for injecting glysters of Tobacco Smoak" - literally, a medical treatment for blowing smoke into a patient's posterior, giving the reader an origin for one of our more common colloquial phrases.

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Der Vögel zweyter Theil. 25 Kupferstiche aus dem Buch!

      Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte Der Vögel zweyter Theil. Augsburg, in der M.Engelbrechtischen Kunsthandlung 1795. 25 Kupferstiche aus dem Buch (koloriert) + Titelblatt! Format ca: 16,5 x 10 cm. Allgemein leicht gebräunt, minimalst fleckig, Randläsuren, teils Klebefilmreste. Rückseitig teils mit Bleistift-Nummer versehen. Weitere Details entnehmen sie bitte den Bildern! Seltene Sammlung, für Sammler und Liebhaber bestens geeignet! Lieferung wie abgebildet und beschrieben!

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        The Royal Captives: A Fragment of a Secret History Copied from an Old Manuscript

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795 - 2 vols, 12mo, modern brown buckram, maroon morocco labels, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Half-titles present. ? The only novel by Ann Yearsley (1753-1806), the interesting working class poet known as the "Bristol Milkmaid." The Royal Captives, based on the popular French tale of the man in the iron mask, uses the guise of a gothic thriller to examine favorite subjects of Yearsley's: class distinctions, political dissent, the misstreatment of women and the poor. Yearsley notes in her witty preface that she intentionally left the novel unfinished and implies that if the public demands it of her she will complete the tale. "Finis" is found at the end of volume two, but the novel was very popular and some months later Yearsley wrote and published two further volumes, not present here and much rarer the first two. NCBEL II, 698; Garside, Raven & Sch?werling 1795:50; Summers, Gothic Bibliography, page 489 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia de la vida y viages del Capitan Jaime Cook

      / obra escrita en Ingles por Andres Kippis ... ; y traducida al Castellano por Don Cesareo de Nava Palacio.Madrid : En la Imprenta real, 1795. First Spanish edition of Kippis. Two volumes, large octavo, full contemporary calf (lightly rubbed), spines with gilt ornament and contrasting leather labels with title and volume numbers lettered in gilt, hinges firm, marbled endpapers, all edges stained red, pp x, [1], 262, [1]; [1], 288; leaves with occasional browning and some mild, sparse foxing, but a crisp, clean set in a beautiful contemporary Spanish binding. Beddie, 1874. Two copies are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales).

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        THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING, AS MAY BE PRACTISED WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY RIVER IN ENGLAND; DURING BOTH THE WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON;

      London: R. Baffam. Very Good+. 1795. First Edition. Hardcover. Tiitle con't "DIRECTING, BY PLAIN AND EASY METHODS THE YOUNG ANGLER TO PERFECT HIMSELF IN THIS ART, IN A LITTLE TIME; EITHER AS TO PASTE OR BAIT-FISHING OF ANY SORT; OR FLY-FISHING, NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL; AND BOTH IN A MOST CURIOUS MANNER. ALSO THE ART OF MAKING ARTIFICIAL FLIES, WHIPPING LINES AND RODS; AND THE TRUEST METHOD OF CATCHING MOST SORTS OF LARGE FISH. TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, A NEW AND MOST SUCCESSFUL METHOD OF TROLLING AND LAYING TRIMMERS; WITH A COPPER-PLATE, SHEWING THE DIFFERENT METHODS OF BAITING THE GORGE-HOOK, THE BEAR HOOK, THE LIVE-BAIT AND TRIMMING HOOK. TOGETHER WITH THE BEST METHOD OF SMELT-FISHING: BOTH WHICH HAVE NEVER BEFORE BEEN TREATED ON". Includes 'Smelt Fishing and Trolling and Laying of Trimmers', which are found only in the first edition. (v) , vi, 7-108pp. In an early nineteenth century brown crushed morocco fine binding by Caro Weir Ely. The spine has four raised bands with gilt title in one compartment & fish/aquatic designs embossed in other compartments & on both covers. All 3 engraved plates as called for in triple page fold-out frontispiece. Text is tight, clean and intact. Sports, Fishing, Rare; 108 pages .

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        [L'amor contrastato, ossia La molinara]. Die Schöne Müllerin komisches Singspiel in zwei Aufzügen... Klavierauszug mit deutsch=und italienischem Texte... Pr. 3 Rth. [Piano-vocal score]

      Berlin: E.H.G. Christiani, 1795. First Edition. Scarce. Grove Music Online. OCLC no. 21830182. Robinson: Giovanni Paisiello A Thematic Catalog, p. 427. Not in BUC, Hoboken, or Hirsch. RISM P120. La molinara, to a libretto by Giuseppe Palomba, was first performed in Naples at the Teatro dei Fiorentini in the autumn of 1788. "Paisiello's opera attained great popularity throughout Europe over a period of four decades, rivalling the fame of his Il barbiere di Siviglia (1782). It received over 160 performances between 1790 and 1809 in Vienna, where its initial success was due in part to the cast of singers, which included the soprano Adriana Ferrarese, the bass Francesco Benucci and Gasparo Bellentani (one of the best buffo tenors at the Burgtheater)... The Act 2 duet 'Nel cor più non mi sento' was used as a basis for variations by a number of composers, including J. N. Hummel and Beethoven (WoO70). Beethoven also composed a set of nine variations for piano (WoO69) 'Quant'è più bello', an aria (not, however, by Paisiello) that was added for the revival of the opera in Vienna in 1795, which Beethoven probably heard. La molinara was also performed in German as Die schöne Müllerin and Die streitig gemachte Liebschaft... In this opera Paisiello proved himself a master of musical characterization... The opera bristles with melodic invention, and Acts 1 and 2 are ensembles organized as skilfully constructed chain finales." Gordana Lazarevich in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Plain light brown wrappers. [1] (title), 2-87, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in Italian and German. Wrappers somewhat worn. Occasional light internal foxing; corners slightly creased; some leaves very lightly stained at upper margins; final blank page slightly soiled.

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        Gustaf Mauritz, sitt fäderneslands förrädare. Öfwersättning.

      - Stockholm, Johan A. Carlbohm, 1795. 8:o. (2),+ 131 s. Solkig och småfläckig inlaga. Hårt nött samtida hfrbd med bortnött titeletikett. Svart fläck på främre pärmen och några streck med blåkrita på den bakre. Blyertsanteckningar på främre pärmens insida. Ur Alf Henriksons bibliotek, med hans exlibris. Setterwall 3352 not. Bring Rättegångshandlingar, 758:24. En tysk och en italiensk utgåva utkom samma år. En sammanställning av utdrag ur rättegångsprotokollen från processen mot Armfelt och de andra utpekade landsförrädarna, samt brevmaterial, huvudsakligen korrespondens mellan Armfelt och Magdalena Rudensköld.

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        Nordia. 1795. 1-(4).

      - Köpenhamn, N. Möller og sön, (1795-96). 8:o. Grav. utvikbart titelblad,+ (6),+ 326 s; grav. titelblad,+ (6),+ 280; 286,+ (2); 192 s. Deltitelbladet till februarinumret (s. 121 i första delen) med äldre papperslagning i övre hörn. tredje och fjärde delen med lätta lagerfläckar. Samtida hfrbd, guldornerade ryggar med upphöjda bind och beige titeletiketter, etikett till andra bandet något trasig. Två volymer. Ur Magnus Flincks bibliotek på Vegeholm med hans namnteckning, och med von Dübens exlibris i första bandet. Bibl. danica IV, 612. Allt som utkom. Månadsskrift utgiven januari och november 1795. Utgiven av juristen, historikern och skandinavisten J. K. Høst I första bandet (januari till mars) var även Fr. Høegh-Guldberg och Ped. Horrebow Haste medredaktörer. Jens Kragh Høst (1772-1844) var en tidig och en ivrig förespråkare för samförstånd mellan Nordens folk och för en gemensam nordisk kultur. Han besökte Sverige ett flertal gånger och knöt kontakter med svenska författare m.fl. Han var en av skaparna av Det skandinaviska litteraturselskab, 1796. ?Nordia? innehåller många recensioner och anmälningar av både dansk och svensk litteratur, översättningar til danska av bl.a. Kellgren och Lenngren samt bidrag på originalspråket. I aprilnumret finns en nekrolog över C. M. Bellman och en karaktäristik över hans sånger samt en översättning av Fredmans epistel nummer 35 av Høst.

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        NEW AND CORRECT EDITION OF THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY; OR A VIEW OF THE PRESENT SITUATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

      Edinburgh: R. Morison & Son. Very Good. 1795. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebacked leather binding with gilt title on red spine label. Illustrated with 7 fold out maps. Tables with 1 fold out . Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Containing: Astronomical Geography - Geographical Definitions, discovery and general description of America and the United States of their boundaries; mountains; lakes; bays; rivers; natural history; account of the wars and of the important events. Particular descriptions of Kentucky, Western territory and Vermont. World and Northeastern maps have light damp stains. USiana; Maps & Tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 531 pages .

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        TEGERNSEE., "Eine Parthie in Tegernsee". Blick auf Schloss und Kirche, im Vordergrund ländliches Paar in Tracht.

      Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann (1795-1846) bei Zeller, München, 1818, 40,5 x 47,5 cm. Dreyer 18 Winkler 315,5 Maillinger II, 1677. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Auf die äußerste Einfassungslinie geschnitten. Schöner Druck. - "Prächtiges, sehr seltenes Blatt" (Lentner 10699). BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        FRIEDE VON BASEL 1795 WALCH Titel: Demarcations-Linie, welche Kraft dem am 17. May 1795. zwischen Frankreich und Preussen geschlossenen Vergleich bestimmt, wie weit die Franzosen disseits des Rheins in Deutschland vordringen dürffen

      Johann Walch ca 1795, Augsburg - Landkarte / map, original flächenkolorierter Kupferstich, 42x56,cm, : Maßstab in graph. Form (Milliaria Germanica). - Titelkartusche oben links [Maßstab ca. 1:1 300 000] de 500 Landkarte

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        Julius und Auguste oder der Orden des Bundes.

      Leipzig, Jacobäer 1795.. 2 in 1 Band. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 1 Bl., 220 S., 179 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit Lederrücken um 1900. Hayn-Got. III, 481; Kloss 3993 (Ausgabe von 1818); Wolfstieg 41568; Taute, Bundesromane 114: "Grobsinnliche Darstellung verschiedener Liebesverhältnisse. Fast in jedem Kapitel werden die Reize schöner Jungfrauen und wollüstiger Weiber beschrieben". - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Etwas berieben. Tls. leicht stockfleckig.

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        Oeuvres choisies de Madame Deshoulieres

      à Paris: De l'Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Aîné, 1795. Fine. De l'Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Aîné, à Paris 1795, In-18 (9,5x15,3cm), relié. - Edition neat Didot printed on Velin, illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 figures by Marillier engraved by Thumb, of Ghendt. Full binding ripe orange morocco late nineteenth signed David. spine beautifully decorated nerves, wheels and tail head. As Exhibit and toaison brown morocco. Triple mentoring net on the boards. Rich inner frieze. Gilt edges. Very nice copy, perfectly set in a manor binding. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition soignée chez Didot imprimé sur vélin avec les figures avant la lettre, illustrée d'un portrait au frontispice par Rochard et de 3 figures par marillier gravées par Pouce, de Ghendt. Cette charmante édition aurait été limitée à 100 exemplaires. Reliure en plein maroquin orange mûr fin XIXe signée David. Dos à nerfs joliment orné, roulettes en queue et tête. Pièce de titre et de toaison en maroquin brun. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Riche frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. Un très léger accroc en bordure externe. Très bel exemplaire dans une teinte rare, parfaitement établi dans une reliure de maître.

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        Kennzeichen der Jakobiner.

      Ohne Ort Verlag und Jahr () 1795 - O-Pappband mit Kleisterpapierdeckeln, Ecken u. Kanten stark beschabt u. etw. fleckig, handschriftl. Ziffer der Zeit auf Vorsatz, Buchblock fest, Seiten sauber, (2 Blätter) fehlen und liegen als Faksimiledruck bei, Seite 1 - 200, 8°. Seltenes Exemplar! Die ersten drei Blätter (A - A2) beinhalten einen Sinnspruch sowie eine Widmung und das dritte Blatt ist unbedruckt. Diese Monographie hatte kein Titelblatt. Der vorliegende Band beginnt mit dem Blatt A3, das heisst mit dem eigentlichen Text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NAVIGATION AND MATHEMATICS (spine title)

      ca. 1795, England [possibly Gosport] - 371 x 264 mm. (14 5/8 x 10 3/8"). 440 pp. Single column, approximately 29 lines per page, in an extremely neat, very legible cursive hand. Probably contemporary marbled boards, recently and expertly rebacked to style, thick raised bands embellished with and flanked by decorative gilt, gilt spine panels with large central fleuron. VERY ATTRACTIVELY ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT with numerous diagrams (two of them full-page), five hand-colored maps (four of them full-page), and 16 large and attractive vignettes at the beginning of chapters depicting English cottages and farms, castle ruins, and ships at sea. Paper boards a little soiled and chafed, upper cover with paper rubbed away in a one-inch patch and in three smaller spots, but the pleasing binding very carefully and sympathetically restored. One leaf with straight vertical surface crack almost the length of the page near inner margin (with a reinforcing paper strip on blank verso mending it but also causing faint discoloring from glue), another leaf with superficial four-inch cut of no consequence (probably from pen nib)--the text undisturbed in both cases--occasional very minor smudges or offsetting, other trivial imperfections, but IN FINE CONDITION INTERNALLY nevertheless, the leaves remarkably fresh, clean, and smooth. This is a very attractively illustrated compendium of mathematical knowledge and navigational skills that would be necessary for an officer in the Royal Navy. It is quite similar to a manuscript in the special collections of the Nimitz Library at the U. S. Naval Academy, which was a textbook or teacher's manual from the Royal Accademy at Gosport, founded in 1791 by William Burney as a preparatory school for young gentlemen wishing to join the naval, military and diplomatic services. Burney, who had an M. A. in mathematics, edited the 1815 revision of Falconer's "Marine Dictionary" and authored two books on the British navy. Like other maritime manscripts of this sort, the volume covers arithmetic, geometry, plane trigonometry, geography, navigation (at nearly 100 pages, by far the longest section), spherics, spherical trigonometry, astronomy, latitude, longitude, and marine surveying. There is also a section entitled "Days Work," which is an account of a voyage aboard the HMS Resolution in June of 1795. Much of the text is transcribed from standard works of the day, including James Atkinson's "Epitome of the Art of Navigation," Charles Vyse's "The Tutor's Guide," and George Fisher's "Arithmetick." The plane charts were probably copied from Edward Wright's "Certaine Errors in Navigation." The maps include charts of the eastern North Atlantic from Iceland to West Africa, Palmerston Island (discovered by Cook in the South Pacific), and the peninsula of Kamchatka. There are also watercolor charts of small lakes for use in textbook examples. This is an extremely attractive volume: the text is in a fluid, elegant, regular hand, and both the maps and the pen and ink drawings are carefully done, being highlighted especially by subtle shading. Their subjects of the drawings veer between ships in full sail and the quiet life in the English countryside that the sailors have left behind. This is a very attractively illustrated compendium of mathematical knowledge and navigational skills that would be necessary for an officer in the Royal Navy. It is quite similar to a manuscript in the special collections of the Nimitz Library at the U. S. Naval Academy, which was a textbook or teacher's manual from the Royal Accademy at Gosport, founded in 1791 by William Burney as a preparatory school for young gentlemen wishing to join the naval, military and diplomatic services. Burney, who had an M. A. in mathematics, edited the 1815 revision of Falconer's "Marine Dictionary" and authored two books on the British navy. Like other maritime manscripts of this sort, the volume covers arithmetic, geometry, plane trigonometry, geography, navigation (at nearly 100 pages, by far the longest

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        Memoria sobre las observaciones de latitud y longitud en el mar. [Madrid], widow of Joaquin Ibarra, 1796. Narrow 4to (20.5 x 14 cm). With a woodcut crowned cypher monogram (of a Spanish Duke?) on the title-page and 7 folding leaves containing 13 numbered letterpress tables. Early 19th-century gold-tooled tree calf.

      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. 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.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.A library stamp has been cut out of the title-page and the hole expertly restored, not affecting text or monogram. Otherwise in fine condition, with the paper still crisp. The binding is worn at the hinges but still good.

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        An extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley's journals. Volume I.

      Printed by Henry Tuckniss, no. 25, Church-Alley, and sold by John Dickins, no. 44, North Second Street, near Arch Street, 1795. First American edition of journal excerpts from one of the founders of Methodism covering "his embarking for Georgia, to his return to London" with many meditations on faith. No further volumes were published in America. The text concludes with two advertisement pages for books sold by John Dickens for the "use of Methodist Societies in the United States of America" and to profit said societies; two leaves of the text are lacking here. Provenance: Inked 19th-century signatures of John P. Malone and John R. Malonue on front pastedown, signature of James Wyche dated 1823 on title-page with scratched out signature of John O Malone; an undated note at the back states "Journals of the Founders of Methodism belonging to James Wyche, Granville County, Carolina." Wyche was the first president of the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad.

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        Félicia ou mes fredaines

      à Paris: Chez les marchands de nouveauté, 1795. Fine. Chez les marchands de nouveauté, à Paris 1795, in-18 (11x16,3cm), 120pp. et 130pp. et 145pp. et 132pp., 4 volumes reliés. - New edition, illustrated with 8 figures Borel, 2 free. Binders half red shagreen circa 1920. Smooth spine with gilt title and volume number. Double net on the boards. rubbed flat. The guard is plsu old paper, circa 1860. Pretty series, not cropped. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, illustrée de 11 figures de Borel, dont 3 libres (un papillon relié in fine et découpé d'un catalogue fait état de 8 figures pour cette édition). Absent à Cioranescu et à Cohen qui ne cite que l'édition de 1782 avec 24 figures de Borel, dont 11 figures libres ont été supprimées. Cette édition n'est pas non plus recensée dans la bibliographie de Félicia faite dans l'édition récente de l'éditeur UP. L'édition originale est parue en 1775. Reliures en demi chagrin rouge circa 1920. Dos lisse avec titre et tomaison dorés. Double filet sur les plats. Plats frottés. Le papier de garde est plus ancien, circa 1860. Manque le faux-titre du tome 1. Jolie série, non rognée. Très frais dans l'ensemble (trace de mouillure dans la marge d'une planche). Célèbre roman libertin dont le succès immédiat produisit 21 éditions en cette fin du XVIIIe. Ce sont des Mémoires narrée par son Héroïne, Félicia, dont le seul et unique but est la recherche de plaisirs. L'oeuvre reprend les thèmes classiques de la littérature libertine : dénonciation des hypocrites et faux dévots, sexualité sans entrave morale, critique des moeurs. Les scènes sexuelles sont décrites simplement et sans ambigüité, mais elles ne sont jamais crues ou choquantes. On ne saurait passer sous silence non plus la dimension parodique qui anime l'oeuvre et son ton de légèreté. Apollinaire en réalisera une célèbre édition en 1921.  

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        Atlas céleste de Flamstéed publiée en 1776 par J Fortin ingénieur-mécan

      à Paris: Chez le citoyen Lamarche, 1795. Fine. Chez le citoyen Lamarche, à Paris 1795, petit in-4 (16x22cm), ix (1) 30pl. 47pp., relié. - Stated third edition of this atlas made up of 30 double plates mounted on guards (2 maps of the hemispheres and 28 of celestial figures, with a total of 2.935 stars.  Key to the size of the stars on each plate). Contemporary half sheep. Spine with black sheep title label. Binding skillfully restored. Marginal stain to first plate of the Northern Hemisphere. 1cm cut to plate of Ursa Major. A very attractive celestial atlas. First published in London in 1729 as a folio, Fontin (a cartographer) reduced the plates, adding the positions of the principal stars and a description of the major celestial figures in 1800. Flamsteed was a remarkable astronomer and developed the science to a point not seen in the 17th century. At the end of his career, he had enumerated no less than 3,000 stars as well as other accomplishments: the calculation of solar eclipses, viewing Uranus and so on...   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de troisième édition, pour cet atlas composé de 30 planches doubles montées sur onglets, 2 cartes des hémisphères et 28 des figures célestes, l'ensemble totalisant 2 935 étoiles, échelle des étoiles pour chaque planche. Reliure en demi basane d'époque. Dos lisse avec étiquette de titre de basane noire. Reliure habilement restaurée. Une tache en marge de la première planche de l'hémisphère boréale. Une coupure d'un centimètre sur la planche de la Grande Ourse. Très bel atlas des figures célestes. L'atlas fut publié originellement en 1729 à Londres au format in-folio, et Fortin, qui était cartographe, en a réduit les planches, il ajoutera les positions des principales étoiles et un descriptif des principales figures célestes. Flamsteed fut un remarquable astronome, et il a développé cette science jusqu'à un point jamais atteint au XVIIème. à la fin de sa carrière, il avait dénombré pas moins de 3 000 étoiles, et ses apports sont nombreux : calcul d'une éclipse solaire, vues d'Uranus...

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        Nuova Raccolta di 100 Vedutine Antiche della Città di Roma e sue Vicinanze; Nuova Raccolta di 100 Vedutine Moderne della Città di Roma Incise a Bullino

      Roma: Presso il sud.o Incisore, No date. c. 1795. Leather bound. Very good. 2 volumes bound in 1. 4to. Engraved vignette on both title pages. Bound in lovely dark blue leather. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Foxing in margins of plates. Repaired tear in title page and smaller tear at bottom of title. 85 engraved plates (two images per plate) featuring the architecture of both classical and Renaissance Rome. Antiquities pictured, including interiors.

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        Nuova Raccolta Di 100 Vedutine Antiche Della Citta Di Roma E Sue Vicinanze

      Presso Il Sud Incisore Incontio la Chiesa-dei Greci, 1795. Leather Bound. Very Good. Pronti, Domenico. Rome: Presso Il Sud Incisore Incontio la Chiesa-dei Greci, [1795]. Leather bound. Unpaginated. Very good. Rubbing and bumping of the boards with the leather scuffed. Paper on the boards rippled with a few instances of tearing at the edges. Endpapers toned with a small ownership stamp on the front pastedown. Light foxing throughout, mostly to the edges. 100 copper engraving plates, two per page, with copper engraved frontispiece in volume 1. 70 plates, two per page, in the second volume. Bound as one in a half-leather binding with marbled paper covered boards. Red leather title label on the spine.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CONQUETE DU MEXIQUE, TRADUITE DE L'ESPAGNOL D'ANTONIO DE SOLIS [manuscript caption title]

      [N.p., but France, 1795. [433]pp. Folio. Late 19th-century black half morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Corners rubbed. Front inner hinge cracked. Minor soiling, some contemporary ink staining. Very good. Manuscript translation, in French, of this classic history of the conquest of Mexico, first published in Madrid in 1684. Though undated, it is written on paper watermarked 1793 in a neat and uniform hand. A French translation had appeared as early as 1691, but this appears to be a different translation. The HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE MEXICO was reprinted in multiple editions in every European language and was popular on both sides of the Atlantic. The author was a noted Spanish dramatist and historian. His work includes theatre, poetry, and prose, and he has been considered one of the last great writers of Spanish baroque literature. This work remained the most important European source on Latin American history up through the first part of the 19th century.

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        Scherzi poetici e pittorici

      (Parma: Bodoni, 1795. Rosaspina, Francesco. Octavo. (52)ff. A collection of epigrams, sonnets, and other poems concerning love and featuring Venus and Cupid, by the Italian poet de Rossi. Elegantly illustrated with engraved title and forty images by Francesco Rosaspina after Portuguese artist José Teixeira Barreto. Each image has the background colored with a yellow wash with the exception of image 34 which is colored with a rose wash. This is one of a small number of copies without the borders or titles to the images. The book's text block bears the hallmarks of a Bodoni production, namely a clean typeface set on a spare, uncluttered page. With marbled endpapers and a binding of nineteenth century mottled calf decorated with a three-rule gilt border and gilt dentelles. The spine is in six compartments with red and black morocco title labels and four gilt ornaments. Small wormholes to spine head and foot, else a fine copy of a truly elegant book from one of history's great printers. Bookplate of Italian publisher and bookseller Leonis S. Olschki. A.e.g. (Brooks 599).

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        Ta Leipsana. Illustrabat et Emendabat Gilbertus Wakefield.

      Typis T. Bensley, Londini [London] 1795 - LARGE-PAPER COPY, 8vo, pp. [viii], 33, [83]. Contemporary straight-grained purple morocco, spine divided by wide raised bands, second and fifth compartments gilt-lettered direct, the others filled with gilt tools, boards bordered by a gilt rule enclosing a blind roll, within that a frame made up of a blind outer and inner border and between them a gilt rule and elaborate gilt cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Light toning and spotting. Extremities rubbed, a few scratches. The name 'Bensley' in pencil to initial binder's blank. An elaborate binding in fine style on the large-paper issue of this 'beautiful and correct edition, by the late Gilbert Wakefield. printed with great care and delicacy by Bensley' (Dibdin). ESTC N32017; Dibdin I 349. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ICHTHYOLOGIE, OU HISTOIRE NATURELLE, GÉNÉRALE ET PARTICULIÈRE DES POISSONS

      Berlin: Chez l'Auteur, 1795. First Edition in French n. This work is the masterpiece of Marc Éliéser Bloch (1723-99), one of the most important ichthyologists of the 18th century, an arresting publication famous for Bloch's use of silver to reproduce the sheen of his subjects, as well as for the overall beauty of the illustrations. Bloch adopted a Linnean arrangement as the basis for his work, but went further to establish 19 new genera and 176 new species. A German Jew who was born into poverty and who was illiterate in German until age 19, Bloch knew enough Hebrew to be hired as a tutor to the children of a Jewish surgeon. In that position, he learned to read German and some Latin, and began the study of anatomy and natural science that would be the passion of his life. He went on to attend medical school in Frankfurt, and became a practicing physician in Berlin, where he continued his scholarship in the field of ichthyology. He began publishing this work at his own expense, but it soon proved so popular that princes and patrons of the sciences rushed to contribute to the cause. Happily and atypically, the text and plates here are in superb condition, and the artful use of silver transforms even the most humble carp into a shimmering, iridescent beauty. The first French edition of what Dance calls "possibly the most beautiful book on fishes ever published" was produced by at least two different printers in Berlin: our set is composed of the first six parts, printed by Louis Philippe Wegener; Godefroy Hayn printed the second six parts, which are very seldom seen in the marketplace. The last complete set at auction seems to have been at Sotheby's in 1984, when it sold for £16,500 (roughly $63,000 in today's dollars); parts I-VI and IX-X were sold, also by Sotheby's, in 2000 for $32,500; the six other auction records in the past 35 years have offered only six or fewer parts. Accordingly, the cost of this item is meant to be advantageous, as the only complete set currently on the market is priced at $290,000.. 495 x 311 mm. (19 1/2 x 12 1/4"). Six volumes (of 12) bound in three. Translated by J. C. Thibault de Laveaux. First Edition in French. Very pleasing recent retrospective quarter calf over marbled boards by Courtland Benson, flat spines attractively gilt in panels divided by five decorative gilt rolls, the panels featuring a central floral spray curling around a large volute, red morocco labels, EDGES UNTRIMMED. WITH ENGRAVED FRONTISPIECE PORTRAIT AND 211 (of 216) VERY FINE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVED PLATES OF AQUATIC LIFE, some heightened in silver. Nissen ZBI 416; Casey/Wood, p. 244; Dance, p. 56. Avertissement leaf at front of first volume a bit browned, isolated trivial smudges, but AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, the beautiful plates in near-pristine condition with vivid colors and shining silver, the text clean, fresh, and bright with enormous margins, and the whole encased in an unworn convincing retrospective binding. This work is the masterpiece of Marc Éliéser Bloch (1723-99), one of the most important ichthyologists of the 18th century, an arresting publication famous for Bloch's use of silver to reproduce the sheen of his subjects, as well as for the overall beauty of the illustrations. Bloch adopted a Linnean arrangement as the basis for his work, but went further to establish 19 new genera and 176 new species. A German Jew who was born into poverty and who was illiterate in German until age 19, Bloch knew enough Hebrew to be hired as a tutor to the children of a Jewish surgeon. In that position, he learned to read German and some Latin, and began the study of anatomy and natural science that would be the passion of his life. He went on to attend medical school in Frankfurt, and became a practicing physician in Berlin, where he continued his scholarship in the field of ichthyology. He began publishing this work at his own expense, but it soon proved so popular that princes and patrons of the sciences rushed to contribute to the cause. Happily and atypically, the text and plates here are in superb condition, and the artful use of silver transforms even the most humble carp into a shimmering, iridescent beauty. The first French edition of what Dance calls "possibly the most beautiful book on fishes ever published" was produced by at least two different printers in Berlin: our set is composed of the first six parts, printed by Louis Philippe Wegener; Godefroy Hayn printed the second six parts, which are very seldom seen in the marketplace. The last complete set at auction seems to have been at Sotheby's in 1984, when it sold for £16,500 (roughly $63,000 in today's dollars); parts I-VI and IX-X were sold, also by Sotheby's, in 2000 for $32,500; the six other auction records in the past 35 years have offered only six or fewer parts. Accordingly, the cost of this item is meant to be advantageous, as the only complete set currently on the market is priced at $290,000.

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        Tableau des découvertes du Capne. Cook & de La Pérouse

      Paris, 1795. Slight toning, a well preserved example, now framed.. Engraved aquatint with original handcolouring, 440 x 530 mm. (sheet size). Rare and alluring hand-coloured engraving of the islanders of the Pacific, composed of twenty-four groups of inhabitants from new lands revealed through the voyages of Captain James Cook and La Pérouse. Sauveur's print has been long considered one of the most romantic and elegant depictions of ethnological subjects, and is much desired for its decorative qualities. Bernard Smith discusses the importance of Saint-Sauveur's costume studies in disseminating this exotic imagery: 'The engravings published in Cook's Voyages provided new visual information about many previously unknown peoples, and greatly enlarged Europe's knowledge of the family of man. Joppien has shown how important encyclopedias of costume and 'gallery of man' books were in this process of popular dissemination. But as artists copied the engravings so they altered them still further in the direction of European pre-conceptions, the anthropological and ethnographic intentions of the originals being diverted increasingly to fulfil the demands of taste and the intrinsic needs of decoration. A fascinating example is the hand-coloured etching by St.-Sauveur, the finest of the costume encyclopaedists of the late eighteenth century?' (European Vision and the South Pacific, p. 113).Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, was born in Montreal in 1757 and died in Paris in 1810. Like other artists of the period he was captivated by Pacific discoveries and here he shows figures from Nootka Sound on the northwest coast of America, Prince William Sound in Alaska, as well as Easter Island, Hawaii, Unalaska, Tahiti and Ulitea. As Forbes notes in the Hawaiian National Bibliography, Grasset's engraving was separately issued and was the only such large image by him to depict the peoples of the Pacific.

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        The Works of the British Poets with Prefaces, Biographical and Critical (14 VOLUMES)

      Edinburgh: Printed for John & Arthur Arch; for Bell & Braffute and J. Mundell & Co, 1795. COMPLETE in 14 VOLUMES. Vol 14 is the worst of the bunch with detached boards and a missing full title page (Illustrated Title page remains intact) Overall a wonderful set, worthy of rebinding or as is with some help given to Vol 14. Scarce in the full 14 Volume set. I (Chaucer, Surrey, Wyat, Sackville and a Glossary) Volume II (Spenser, Shakespeare, Davies and Hall) III (Drayton, Carew, Suckling) IV (Donne, Daniel, Browne, Fletcher, F., Fletcher, G. Jonson, Drummond, Crashaw, Davenant) V (Milton, Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denheam) VI (Dryden, Rochester, Roscommun, Otway, Pomfret, Stepney, Philips, Walsh, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, Halifax) VII (Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison, Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Granville, Yalden) VIII (Pope, Gay, Tickell, Somerville, Parrison, Hammond, Savage, Hill, Broome, Pitt, Blair) IX (Swift, Thomson, Watts, Hamilton, Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, Harte) X (Edward Young) XI (Wilkie, Dodsley, Smart, Langhorne, Bruce, Chatterton, Graeme, Glover, Shaw, Lovibond, Penrose, Mickle, Jago, Scott, Johnson, Whitehead, Jenyns, Logan, Warton, Cotton, Blacklock) XII (Pope's Iliad, Pope's Odyssey, West's Pindar, Dryden's Virgil, Dryden's Persius, Dryden's Juvenal, Pitt's Aeneid, Rowe's Lucan, Homer's Hymn to Ceres, Pindar's Odes Omitted by West) XIII (Cooke's Hesiod, Fawke's Theocritus, Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus, Fawke's Musaeus, Apollonius Rhodius, Mr C's Coluthus Lycopolites, Creech's Lucretius and Grainger's Tibullus) XIV - BOARDS DETACHED BUT INTACT and NO SECOND TITLE PAGE (Francis' Horace, Garth's Ovid & Lewis' Statius). hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.

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        Memoria sobre las observaciones de latitud y longitud en el mar. [Madrid], widow of Joaquin Ibarra, 1796. Narrow 4to (20.5 x 14 cm). With a woodcut crowned cypher monogram (of a Spanish Duke?) on the title-page and 7 folding leaves containing 13 numbered letterpress tables. Early 19th-century gold-tooled tree calf.

      - 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. 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.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.A library stamp has been cut out of the title-page and the hole expertly restored, not affecting text or monogram. Otherwise in fine condition, with the paper still crisp. The binding is worn at the hinges but still good.

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        Astronomie. 1-2

      Johan pehr Lind, 1795. Inbunden bok. Samtida halvfranska band. 2 volymer. 3 utvikbara grav. plr + 2 utvikbara grav. plr. Fina inlagor

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        REMARKS ON CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Containing observations and arguments indicating that man was intended to subsist entirely on the produce of the earth;

      Manchester, printed by G. Nicholson and Co., Palace-street Manchester. Sold by T. Knott; Lombard-street, and Champante & Whitrow, Jewry-street, 1795.. Quotations from history, shewing the effects of animals and vegetable food on the health and character of mankind; Objections to the practice of flesh-eating; Answers to arguments in behalf of flesh-eating; and the advantage of a vegetable aliment pointed out. MAN be HUMANE! FIRST EDITION 1795. Bound together with 5 other titles in the Literary Miscellany Volume III "Prose". Small 8vo, approximately 135 x 75 mm, 5¼ x 3 inches, bound in full contemporary calf, red and green gilt lettered labels to spine, gilt decoration to spine. REMARKS ON CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Small vignette to title page, head- and tailpieces, pages: [3], 4-53, [1], tiny nick repaired to 1 lower margin, not affecting text, See ESTC N47588, 2 copies listed only, Library Company of Philadelphia and Oxford University, Bodleian Library. ON CLOTHING, anonymous, 1797, vignette on title page, pages: [3], 4-48, See ESTC N33943, 2 copies listed: Bodleian Library and University of Kansas, Spencer Research. EDUCATION ON GYMNASTICS OR BODILY EXERCISES BY MADAM DE SILLERY-BRULART, 1795, pages: [2],1-18 last page blank, then 1-8, ESTC N493381, listing only Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine Library. THE MAXIMS selected from the writings of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, 1796, 68 pages; EXTRACTS FROM THE TRISTRAM SHANDY, 1796, 74 pages; LETTERS FROM YORICK TO ELIZA, 1796, 26 pages. Occasional pale brown spot, lower margins of all books have shallow turning crease not affecting text. Binding rubbed, spine slightly dull, the Contents Table calls for 7 poems and none of our titles, so that leaf may have been bound in by mistake. A very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Manuscript on paper, 57 double-page folding leaves, with 95 mounted paper samples (ranging from 75 x 65 mm. to 213 x 225mm. in size) in many colors (but predominately red, blue, brown, & green) of leather designs. 4to (285 x 251 mm.), orig. limp boards, manuscript title label on upper cover "Onko sen'i" [trans. (more or less): "Respecting History"]

      N.p.: dated "1795" in the preface & on last leaf. Japan has always had a rich tradition of decorative leather work, employing the skins of deer, cows, monkeys, and horses. Our text was written by Nagatoshi Konda [Haruta] (1753-1800), and there are, apparently, several manuscripts surviving today. The text gives a history of each style of stenciled leather, the techniques of tanning, dyeing, and decorating the leathers, and their uses for the trimming on military costumes, decorative clothing, and leather accessories (arrow quivers, gloves, shoes, saddles, jackets, religious decorations for temples, etc.). Throughout the text, there are references to the classic chronicles of Japan, explaining how the patterns are based on historical incidents. Many of the patterns depicted had been used on uniforms worn by samurai in famous battles. The hand-drawn samples depict what seems to be an infinite variety of patterns, each of which is named. The text explains the meanings of the decoration, Minor worming, occasionally touching a sample or the text but nothing off-putting. There was a 1937 facsimile of another manuscript of this text published in Tokyo.

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        Bill of Exchange addressed to John Madden Esq in London signed over by David Collins

      Sydney: 19 March 1795. Quarto, single leaf, 2pp., manuscript in ink on paper. An ephemeral example of the emerging New South Wales economy with a rare association. David Collins' (1756-1810) foundation account of Australia as an English colony, described in detail the ad hoc and haphazard method of payments that arose in the wake of the English Government's establishment of a remote penal settlement. As Judge Advocate, Collins was in a unique position to observe the difficulties associated with the shortage of any form of standard currency: Spanish coins, (or any foreign currency when available) barter, (notably rum), promissory notes and bills of exchange-- all were used. Later, as Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, Collins was expected to meet the pay of superintendents and overseers from the proceeds of goods sent to the Hobart Commissariat for barter, and finding this impossible, ventured to issue "Colonial notes". It was not until the arrival of Macquarie and the creation of the Bank of New South Wales in 1817 and, after his departure, of the dollar standard, that a colonial monetary system along English lines was formalised.The monetary history of the Colony tracked broader social development and this Bill of Exchange narrates its early beginnings. "Apart from Commissary's and Paymaster's bills the available foreign exchange was limited to the scanty coin and few private bills. Private bills could only be drawn by those who had credit balances in London, that is, mainly the military and civil officers, and the rare settlers who had left balances behind them". Collins, with a stroke of his pen, was one of these. These instructions to pay him, signed by "Thos. Smyth" (perhaps a First Fleet marine later recorded as a storekeeper and merchant see Gillen, The Founders of Australia) is made to John Madden Esq. in London. On the verso, in Collins' hand are the words, "Pay the within Contents to - Charles Cox, Esq": perhaps the same Cox of whom William Balmain cast aspersions in a letter to D'Arcy Wentworth in 1802 " Beware of Cox's bills--Treasury ones are good, send as many of Cox's to pay merchants as you like, but none on private account". [See Butlin, Foundations of the Australian Monetary System]. A particularly early private Bill of Exchange and a rare example of Collins' signature. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). In fine condition.

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