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      No publisher listed, London 1795 - [1]-55 pages of text, followed by [i] blank. Title page slightly toned. Final blank page slightly soiled. Bound in modern (circa 1960) stiff brown paper wrappers. Two poems in French with English translation on facing page. Poems are "Ruth: Eglogue" or "Ruth: An Eclogue" and "La Poule De Caux" or "The Darking Pullet." On title page is written "David Pennant Esq with the Translator's compliments" and much in light pencil. May lack a corresponding title page in French. France, Fables. Pages are 9+7/8" in height. Bibliographic information regarding this imprint is evasive. Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755-1794). Size: Quarto (4to) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Holy Bible, Ornamented with Engravings

      1795. BIBLE. The Holy Bible, Ornamented with Engravings by James FittlerÂ… London: T. Bensley, for R. Bowyer and J. Fittler, (1795). Two volumes. Quarto, contemporary full red straight-grain morocco gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, all edges gilt. $4200.First edition of James FittlerÂ’s two-volume “Cabinet Bible,” beautifully illustrated with 75 engraved plates after Durer, Rembrandt, Rubens, Vandyck, Correggio, Poussin, and other Old Masters, as well as engraved title pages. Very handsomely bound in full contemporary straight-grain morocco-gilt.This ""Cabinet Bible"" was the first to feature engraved plates by James Fittler, the distinguished 18th-century artist, an associate of the Royal Academy and marine engraver to George III; with letterpress by Thomas Bensley. Of the engraved plates, 45 are full-page illustrations, 30 are vignette section titles. With the famous misprint ""Let the children first be killed"" (instead of ""filled"") at Mark vii, 27. Darlow & Moule 961. Herbert 1394. Early owner signatures.Infrequent faint foxing to the margins of a few plates, text generally quite clean and fresh. A few minor rubs to contemporary morocco-gilt bindings. A very handsomely bound large quarto illustrated Bible.

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        History of North America. Containing a Review of the Customs and

      1795 - [JOHNSON, RICHARD]. The History of North America. Containing a Review of the Customs and Manners of the Inhabitants; the First Settlement of the British Colonies, their Rise and Progress . to the Time of their Becoming United, Free and Independent States. By the Rev. Mr. Cooper [pseud.]. Lansingburgh: Silvester Tiffany, for Thomas Spencer, Albany, 1795. 12mo. [8], 159 p. 6 engraved plates. Contemporary sprinkled sheep. Front hinge a bit scuffed, else a fine copy. Second American edition of a delightfully illustrated text for adolescents, in remarkably fine, original condition. While early cataloguers went to great lengths to identify the Reverend Mr. Cooper, and assigned him various given names, he was in reality Richard Johnson (1733 or 4-1793) and he wrote the text for Elizabeth Newbery, who published the first edition in 1789. See M.J.P. Weedon, "Richard Johnson and the Successors to John Newbery," The Library (1949), pp. 25-63. Anthony Haswell, in Bennington, Vermont, printed the first American edition in 1793 for Albany bookseller Thomas Spencer, who also published this second American edition. There were several later American editions, nearly all unillustrated. The illustrations in this edition are crude but wonderfully charming copperplate engravings. The frontispiece, "America Trampling on Oppression," depicts Liberty, a cornucopia at her feet, flanked by pedestals surmounted by profiles of Franklin and Washington. The other engravings are: "Americans Throwing the Cargoes of the Tea Ships into the River at Boston"; "Battle of Bunkers Hill"; "Death of Genl. Montgomery"; "Destruction of the Randolph Frigate"; and "Defeat of DeGrasse." It is quite rare to find an eighteenth-century illustrated American children's book in such fresh original condition. Evans 28480; Rosenbach, Early American Children's Books, 188; Howes C761. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Amsterdam antieke plattegrond.

      ?Plan Nouveau & très exact de la Ville d´Amsteldam. Nieuwe Platte Grond der Stad Amsteldam?'Kopergravure vervaardigd door C. van Baarsel in 1795, gecorrigeerd en gedrukt van twee platen in 1820 bij Mortier, Covens en Zoon. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (voorstelling): 54,5 x 94 cm.Uitgeverij Mortier, Covens en Zoon is waarschijnlijk in 1794 begonnen met het vervaardigen van deze kaart. Hij kwam gereed tijdens het eerste jaar van de Bataafse Republiek (1795-1801). Het was een staatsvorm die de voormalige Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden met hun Generaliteitslanden bestuurde. In de aanloop hiertoe bezette het Franse Noorderleger onder commando van brigade-generaal Charles Pichegru op 19 januari 1795 Amsterdam. Via en fluwelen revolutie werden de zittende regenten vervangen door bestuurders met Franse sympathieën.Er volgenden verschillende uitgaven van de kaart, met telkens kleine veranderingen in de decoraties of het kaartbeeld die de woelige geschiedenis van ons land weerspiegelen: de Bataafse tijd, de jaren van koning Lodewijk Napoleon, de jaren van inlijving bij het Franse keizerrijk onder Napoleon en de eerste jaren daarna. Zo heet op dit exemplaar uit 1820 de Dam weer Den Dam en niet meer het Revolutie Plein of Plein Napoleon, heet ?t Burgerplein weer Koningsplein is het stadhuis inmiddels paleis en is de waag op de Dam inmiddels afgebroken.Prijs: ?3.450,- (incl. lijst).

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        Musae Etonenses. Seu Carminum Delectus nunc primum in lucem editus.

      London: G. Stafford, 1795 - 3 volumes in 2, octavo (228 x 155 mm). Contemporary diced russia by Ingalton, titles to smooth spines gilt in compartments, decorative frame to covers gilt, turn-ins gilt, marbled edges and endpapers, green silk markers. Spines lightly faded, slight bumps to tips, short closed tear to foot of title page of vol. 1; an excellent handsomely bound set. Text in Latin in vols. 1 and 2, Greek in vol. 3. First edition, large paper issue, with the errata and list of subscribers, in a scarce and handsome Eton binding by Ingalton. This is William Herbert's first book, a collection of poetry in Latin and Greek, edited at the age of 17 whilst a student at Eton. Herbert went on to serve as MP for Hampshire and Cricklade, later being ordaining and serving as Dean of Manchester. He also gained a high reputation, "as a classical scholar, a linguist, and a naturalist", and published a number of books on various scholarly topics (ODNB). Volume one has the scarce Ingalton's binder's ticket to the rear pastedown; Ingalton, an Eton based book binder and publisher, reprinted the Musae Etonenses in 1817 with additional material. Despite the high number of binders operating out of Eton at this time it is unusual to find a signed binding such as this one. Additionally with the armorial bookplate of old Etonian Edmund Pollexfen Bastard to the front pastedowns. Bastard served as MP for Dartmouth and from 1816, Devon, succeeding his uncle and passing the seat of Dartmouth to his younger brother. As an M.P. he, "initially drew attention to himself only by the 'rarity' of his attendance, as Lord Granville noted in 1816"(History of Parliament). The whole presents a fine union of Etonian text, binder, and provenance. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Aventures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse

      Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1795. Quatre volumes in - 16 (138 x 89 mm), veau marbré, dos lisse orné, pièces de maroquin rouge, dentelle autour des plats, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur et 24 figures. (frottements sur les dos et les coupes, coiffe supérieure du tome 1 usée, coins émoussés, tome 4 manque de cuir sur un coin du plat inférieur, quelques rousseurs). / / Four 16o volumes (138 x 89 mm), marbled calf, smooth spine tooled, red morocco labels, dentelle border on covers, gilt roll inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a portrait of the author and 24 plates. (rubbings on spines and turns - in, vol. 1 top of spine used, corners used, vol. 4 lack of leather on a corner of lower plate, some spots).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Beschreibung von Venedig. 4 Theile in 3 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Verlag Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1795,1796. 2., durchaus verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage., 3 Bände. Mit 1 gestochenen Frontispiz, 4 gestochenen Titelvignetten, 3 gefalteten Kupferkarten, 2 gefalteten Kupferplänen und 4 Kostümkupfern., 8°. braunes Halbleder mit Lederecken., Band 1: XVI + 436 + XII + 224 Seiten. Band 2: 424 Seiten. Band 3: XVI + 436 + XII + 224 Seiten. Einbände stark berieben und beschabt, Buchrücken teils etwas aufgeplatzt sowie Reste eines Aufklebers auf den Buchrücken, Abrieb auf vorderem Buchinnendeckel. Papier altersbedingt gilb und teils etwas stockfleckig. Bei Band 1 fehlt das Vorsatzpapier, insgeamt und gutes und seltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Italien, Venedig, Geschichte, Markusplatz, Trachten

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        1st Map of the World.

      c1795 1795 - Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Size: 70.5 x 39 cm Very good condition. Clear and simple map showing the outlines of continents of the western and eastern hemisphere.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Haggadah Shel Pesah

      1795. (HAGGADAH). Haggadah Shel Pesah. Offenbach: Zevi-Hirsch Segal Spitz, [1795]. Small octavo, period-style full marbled sheep gilt, brown morocco spine label, marbled endpapers; ff. 40. $2800.Lovely illustrated Offenbach Haggadah, with five in-text woodcuts portraying contemporary Ashkenazi (German) Jews, beautifully bound.“The illustration of the Seder, which is printed in the middle of the Haggadah, is of interest. The members of the family are dressed in 18th-century fashion, and the entire scene has a contemporary flavor” (Yerushalmi 84). This edition uses Joel Brill’s important 1785 German translation in Hebrew characters, part of Moses Mendelssohn’s Haskalah (“Enlightenment”) movement toward an integration of Jews into mainstream German and European society. The woodcut stag device on the title page is the printer’s emblem of Zevi Hirsch Segal Spitz and his son Abraham, as Zevi, in Hebrew, and Hirsch, in German, both mean “stag.” Title within woodcut border. Yerushalmi 84. See Yaari 262-65. A few stains and signs of ceremonial use. Lower corner of one leaf expertly restored, affecting a few words of text but not woodcut illustration; small expert repair to closed tear on title page. A very good copy.

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        Raje Gaut, The Principal Road Up To Rotas Ghur, Bahar

      1795. DANIELL, Thomas and William. Raje Gaut, The Principal Road Up To Rotas Ghur, Bahar. [London]: Published as the Act directs by Thos. Daniell, July, 1795. Color-printed aquatint with hand-finishing on wove paper, measuring 21 by 28 inches; handsomely matted and framed, entire piece measures 34 by 28 inches. $4800.Beautiful large plate from Thomas and William Daniell's celebrated book Oriental Scenery, a color-printed aquatint finished by hand. The Daniells' Oriental Scenery is considered one of the finest illustrated works on India. Thomas Daniell and his nephew William spent nine years in India making studies, sketches and drawings of the scenery, architecture, and antiquities that graced the countryside. They then devoted a further 13 years to publishing their remarkably accurate aquatints. In Britain, the impact was explosive. A cult of Indian architecture, landscaping and interior decoration arose, with the Royal Pavilion at Brighton as its centerpiece. The Daniells gave the English public their first accurate look at the exotic sub-continent. Their great achievement still lies in their ability to blend the picturesque with the real, resulting in images that capture the European taste for the sublime landscape, while still remaining faithful to their subjects. The Daniells brought the romance of the English landscape to the antiquities of India and provided England with an accurate vision of this wondrous country. In February of 1792 during their travels, the Daniells ""set out for the great Mughal fort of Rohtasgarh, travelling by the plain which skirted the Son River. On they way they stopped to draw the waterfalls near Tarachandi known as Dhuan Kund… it is clear from the many drawings and engravings of the fort and its surroundings that they delighted in this splendid monument and its high, romantic setting"" (Archer, Early Views of India, 103). Consisting of 144 views, published in six parts, the work was issued in seven stages: three sets of 24 plates titled Oriental Scenery with title dates of 1795, 1797, and 1801 (this plate was published in the first part); 12 plates titled Antiquities of India dated 1799; 24 plates titled Hindoo Excavations dated 1803; 24 plates titled Views in Hindoostan dated 1807; and 12 further plates of Antiquities of India published without a title page in 1808. All plates were engraved by the Daniells and all are taken from their drawings save the 24 plates of Hindoo Excavations, which are after drawings by James Wales. See Abbey, Travel 420 (plate no. 6). Fine condition.

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        Méthode pour la flûte

      chez Janet et Cotelle ... et libraires rue Neuve des Petits Champs No. 17 vis-à-vis le Trésor Royal : [1795?] : Paris : Folio: engraved throughout, pp. [2] 113 [1] (verso of title and last page blank). Calligraphic burin engraved titleplate incorporating a vignette (a naked Pan playing his flute in a forest), signed 'La Musique gravée par Richomme gaveur du Roi. Frontispiece gravé par L. Aubert père'; pp. 3-41 text, fingering charts (with 4 illustrations of flutes) and musical examples; pp. 42-113 compositions, mostly duets. Plate number 402 on all plates after the titleplate. : The most influential flute tutor for the classical (pre-Bohem system) flute. The first edition of 1794 was for the single-keyed flute; in this edition Devienne adds instruction for playing a four-keyed instrument. 'It contains information on flute techniques and performing practice (particularly late 18th-century articulation) as well as flute duets of elementary and intermediate difficulty.' (Grove Music Online).Devienne played the bassoon at the Paris Opera and was professor of flute at the Paris Conservatoire from its foundation in 1793. He composed several successful operas in the 1790s and a large number of instrumental works 'which did much to raise the musical level of works written for wind instruments in France in the 18th century' (Grove). His compositions for flute were revived by Jean-Pierre Rampal in the 1960s and his flute concertos have been recorded while a number of the compositions in the Méthode are included in modern anthologies of flute music.As was often the case with music publications with extensive text, the text as well as the music is engraved with punches, probably on pewter plates. OCLC locates a single copy in the Dutch Royal Library, dating it 1820.

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        Autograph letter signed with a musical quotation in the text.

      Braunschweig, 16. I. 1795. - 4to. 1

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        Archive of 14 ship's papers signed by 14 of the first 15 Presidents of the United States

      1795. Signed. WASHINGTON, George; ADAMS, John; JEFFERSON, Thomas; MADISON, James; MONROE, James; ADAMS, John Quincy, et al. Archive of 14 ship's papers signed by 14 of the first 15 Presidents of the United States; 14 documents signed, partially printed and completed in manuscript. New York: 1795-1857. Together, 14 printed documents engrossed in manuscript. Broadsides (various sizes), printed and signed on rectos, with original paper seals. Each mounted on a leaf in an early 20th-century full limp crimson morocco album (17 by 22 inches), patterned endpapers. $85,000.Fantastic archive of 14 rare original ship's papers each signed by one of the first 15 Presidents of the United States, from George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison through James Buchanan, compiled over the course of 62 years (with the only exception of the ninth president, William Harrison, who was only president for one month), with Washington's signature particularly bold, rare and desirable. As each is also countersigned by the Secretary of State, the signatures of three presidents who served as Secretary of State under previous administrations—James Madison, John Quincy Adams and James Buchanan—appear twice in this archive; along with the signatures of such notables as Edmund Randolph, Timothy Pickering, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. These documents are in excellent condition, each with the fragile affixed paper seals of the United States present.Because ships leaving U.S. ports needed ship identification papers before a voyage, documents such as these were signed by the President and Secretary of State ahead of time and forwarded to the port. The Collector of the Port would then fill in the required information for each ship and the date, and the Collector of Customs at the port would typically countersign.The ""Sea Letters"" are as follows:1. Signed by George Washington, April 2, 1795; also signed by Edmund Randolph as Sec. of State. For the ""Lovely Rachel"" out of Philadelphia.2. Signed by John Adams, August 31, 1797; also signed by Timothy Pickering as Sec. of State. For the ""Olive Branch"" out of New York.3. Signed by Thomas Jefferson, June 22, 1805; also by James Madison as Sec. of State. For the ""Sophrona"" out of New York.4. Signed by James Madison, November 29, 1809; also by Robert Smith as Sec. of State. For the ""Andrew"" out of New York.5. Signed by James Monroe, August 8, 1823; also by John Quincy Adams as Sec. of State. For the ""Huntress"" out of New York.6. Signed by John Quincy Adams, May 21, 1827; also by Henry Clay as Sec. of State. For the ""Perseverance"" out of New York.7. Signed by Andrew Jackson, October 18, 1833; also by Louis McLane as Sec. of State. For the ""Alexander"" out of New York.8. Signed by Martin Van Buren, December 8, 1837; also by John Forsyth as Sec. of State. For the ""White Oak"" out of Staten Island.(9. Understandably, no ship's paper signed by the ninth president, William H. Harrison, is present in this archive. Harrison died after only 32 days in office, and ship's papers signed by him—indeed, any document signed by him while in office—are extremely rare.)10. Signed by John Tyler, May 10, 1844; also by John C. Calhoun as Sec. of State. For the ""Montauk"" out of New York.11. Signed by James K. Polk, April 15, 1847; also by James Buchanan as Sec. of State. For the ""Heber"" out of Boston.12. Signed by Zachary Taylor, April 17, 1850; also by John M. Clayton as Sec. of State. For the ""St. Patrick"" out of New York.13. Signed by Millard Fillmore, 1850; also by Daniel Webster as Sec. of State. The document has been left blank.14. Signed by Franklin Pierce, July 11, 1854; also by William L. Marcy as Sec. of State. For the ""Contest"" out of New York.15. Signed by James Buchanan, 1857; also by Lewis Cass as Sec. of State. The document has been left blank. An old leaf of thick paper, evidently part of the wrapper that enclosed the documents before they were mounted into this large album, bears the following ink inscription: ""This package contains Old Documents (14 in number) which bear the Official Signatures of the various Presidents of the U.S. from President Washington to President Buchanan (except Genl Harrison who was President only one month). They also bear the Official Signatures of Calhoun, Clay and Webster as Sec'y of State. They are valuable as autographs and more valuable as a memento of the truly happy days of the Republic. Orry, may sometime hence, deem it his duty to present them to the Legislature of his native State, after framing. Not to be opened till Orry is able to comprehend their value."" The first leaf of the album bears the following typed notice, dated Lansing, Michigan, July 24, 1915, and signed by previous owner Oramel (""Orry"") B. Fuller: ""This volume contains Sea Letters that were obtained by my father while he was in the Customs Service of the government at the Port of New York prior to the Civil War. He enclosed them in a sealed package, and at his death, in 1862, they were filed with other papers and were delivered to me when I became of age in 1879. The original wrapper of the package bearing a note describing the contents, written by my father, appears on the following page [see below]. In the serious questions that created the division between the North and the South and which were settled by the Civil War, the sympathy of my father was with the South, and the following quotation from his note on the wrapper, 'a memento of the truly happy days of the Republic,' is an evidence of his feelings during that stormy period of the history of our nation. The reference to 'Orry' in the note is a reference to myself. My father's suggestion in the note that I present the letters to the legislature of my native state (New Jersey) I have not adopted, as having come to the state of Michigan in early childhood, I feel I am a part of that state. As mementos of the early days of the Nation these letters will increase in historical value as the years pass, and hope Harold will preserve them."" Taped to this leaf is a typed note stating that ""Mr. Harold B. Fuller in 1948 made a trip to New York City to have an appraisal made by a collector of rare documents and signatures. The largest offer, by one of the collectors was $450 at that time. He had decided these documents were more valuable to hold and would become more valuable in the coming years."" Taped to that note is an old newspaper clipping with the headline: ""Sea Letters: $10,000 Worth Owned by Lansing Man."" Laid into the album is a typed inventory of the documents, which notes: ""The above Sea Letters were bound in book form by Wm. L. Hermes, with his compliments in July 1915, and they are in my desk in the office of the Auditor General. 2-8-19."" The album is accompanied by an old portfolio containing numerous Fuller family photographs and memorabilia.The Thomas Jefferson document is folded once, with old tape reinforcements along the fold on the verso (the fold does not touch Jefferson's signature); the James Buchanan document is folded twice (not touching Buchanan's signature), with a few splits along fold and small tape reinforcements on verso. Remaining documents unfolded and fine, with fragile paper and wax seals intact. An exceptional archive, with a fascinating provenance.

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        Das Grabmal der Plautier bei Tivoli, 1795

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Beschriftung: Unterhalb der Darstellung in der Druckplatte signiert, datiert und bezeichnet: "A. C. Dies f. Roma 1795 | Sepolcro di plauzio vicin' a Tivoli". Werkverzeichnis: Andresen III, Nr. 26; Fichter Nr. 70. Serie: Mahlerisch radirte Prospecte von Italien, von Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau und Albert Christoph Dies. Gr

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        Autograph Letter Signed to Cyrille Charles Auguste Bissette, Paris August 10, 1834

      12mo, 2 1/3 pages, formerly folded, postal markings on integral address leaf, in very good clean condition.Very interesting letter from Laisné de Villevêque to Cyrille Bissette (1795-1858) Black politician and abolitionist born in Martinique, he was involved in the so called "Bissette affaire," whose anti-slavery activities begin to be radicalized about this time. Bisette was born July 9, 1795 at Fort Royal (now Fort-de France) Martinique, and died on January 22, 1858 in Paris. He was a leader of efforts to abolish slavery in the French Colonies and member of the National Assembly from Martinique from 1848-1851. Gabriel Joseph Laisné de Villevêque was an ardent proponent of French imperialism; among other ventures. He opposed Bonaparte's sale of the Louisiana Territory in 1803, championed expeditions to West Africa, and supported unsuccessful French colonization efforts in Mexico. He was an opponent of the slave trade and proposed the gradual abolition of slavery. In the early Restoration, he appeared a particularly vocal supporter of the rights of the gens de couleur. Laisné de Villevêque is the probable author of an 1823 pamphlet entitled: De la situation des gens de couleur libres aux Antilles françaises, the circulation of which provoked the Cyrille Bissette affair, a major cause célèbre over the status of free people of color in Martinique. This pamphlet was circulated by Bissette in early December 1823. The work was a denunciation of the slave system, it advocated for the civil rights of free blacks in the Caribbean colonies and proposed the gradual redemption of slaves, free schools for the new freedmen and the abolition of corporal punishment of slaves. Bissette was arrested, imprisoned and sentenced to perpetual banishment from French territory he appealed and was subsequently branded with the letters "GAL" and sentenced to the galleys for life. A subsequent appeal reversed this extreme sentence and he was sentenced to a ten year period of banishment from French colonies. Bissette removed to Paris where he was able to give voice to his now radicalized views on the issue of abolition. He proposed, in 1832, with Fabien and Louis Richard Mondesir in the Journal des Debats a negotiated solution which would avoid bloodshed. He founded shortly thereafter the Societe des hommes de Couleur and in 1834 the Revue des Colonies and became its director, publication lasted until 1843. The goal of Bissette and his journal was the immediate abolition of slavery in the French Colonies. After the decree abolishing slavery on April 27, 1848, Bissette was elected in the National Assembly's August elections and in 1849 returned to St. Pierre from his exile. He was involved in a series of political struggles on the island with Victor Schoelcher and held his seat in the Assembly until 1851. Laisné de Villevêque writes in part: "Mon tres cher & honorable ami, ... je vous fournirai quelques articles intèrisans pour votre excellent journal. La publicité épouvantera ... sur les pachas & les séides qui tyrannissant les colonies. J'accepterai avec plaisir a faire partie de l'Association pour L'Abolition de l'esclavage, & me rendrai chez mon ancient colleague Laborde Aujourdhui pour cela depuis Le Restoration j'ais été le 1er qui ai pris la dèfense des castes opprimer dans les colonies, & serai charme d'honorer la fin de ma vie, en contribuant a L'abolition de l'esclavage il y a 14 a 15 ans j'ai proposé l'affranchissement avec indemnite aux colons, d'un 20 mille des esclaves chaque année, en serant tomber les chois sur les plus laborieux & les meilleurs sujets. L'affranchissement serait complet en ce moment on serait prêt a l'être. Je regrette que la corruption & l'intrigue non moins que las séduction ai ent empeché mon nomination a la chamber; malgré les malheurs immenses que j'ai eprouvis dans ma fortune je pouvais encore payer le cours ..."

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        John Locke's Versuch

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        Abzugs- und Nachsteuerrecht. Pragmatische Geschichte, Grund und inneres Territorialverhältniß des Abzugs- und Nachsteuerrechts in Deutschland überhaupt und im Erzstifte Mainz insbesondere; Inneres Territorialverhältniß des Abzugs- und Nachsteuerrechts in Deutschland; Äußeres oder nachbarliches Territorialverhältniß des Abzugs- und Nachsteuerrechts in Deutschland überhaupt, und im Erzstifte Mainz insbesondere.

      Mainz, in der kurfürstl. privilegirten Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1791; 1791; 1795. - 111 S.; XVIII 337 (1) S., (1) gef. Tab.; XVI 272 S., 3 in 1 Bd., marmor. Pp., hs. Rsch., Anm.aV. -- ADB III, 15. Stammhammer; Finanzwissenschaft 208. - "Abzugsgeld, eine Abgabe vom Vermögen eines Auswandernden (gabella emigrationis) . oder vom Nachlaß, der außer Landes ging infolge Erbschaft, Schenkung, Brautschatz (gabella heriditaria) . " (Schomburg).-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tableau des découvertes du Capne. Cook & de La Pérouse.

      Paris: circa 1795. 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. Slight toning, a well preserved example, now framed.

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        Rapport sur la vérification du mètre qui doit servir d'étalon pour la fabrication des Mesures républicaines ; par les Commissaires chargés de la détermination de ces Mesures. [ édition originale ]

      Rapport sur la vérification du mètre qui doit servir d'étalon pour la fabrication des Mesures républicaines ; par les Commissaires chargés de la détermination de ces Mesures ; Imprimé par ordre du Comité d'Instruction Publique, daté du 18 Messidor An III (6 juillet 1795), 1 brochure in-8, sans couv., Par l'Imprimerie de la République, Paris, Thermidor An III, 15 pp. Edition originale. Bon état pour cette brochure rare. Good copy ; a very scarce and interesting work. Tourneux, 17526 Français

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - Une page en in4. A la veille de l’assaut de l’armée républicaine contre le débarquement de Quiberon en juillet 1795 Lazare Hoche écrit : Lettre autographe signée de Lazare Hoche daté et signé du 13 messidor an trois (premier juillet 1795), adressée a son ami et protégé, général Championnet. À la veille de la bataille qu’il va livrer contre les troupes anglaises et immigrés fraichement débarqués dans la presque île de Quiberon, Lazare Hoche félicite le général Championnet : « je te félicitte mon cher Champion de la nouvelle victoire que tu viens de remporter, fais des veux, mon ami, pour que je suive ton exemple, j'en ai l'occasion et sans doutte j'en profiterai, les emmigrés viennent d'être mis à la cote par l'escadre anglaise;.leur regne est passé. » Il poursuit sur les tourments amoureux qui l’accaparent : « je conserve plus aucun espoir, la personne dont tu veux bien encore me parler ne Songe plus à moi et je garde le silence qu'il convient, je dois bien vivement venger ma patrie et aller ensuite mensevelir dans quelque desert; » Affligé il lui dit son désir de ne plus chercher le bonheur « qu’au milieu des combats, la gloire et l’amour de la patrie ».

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        Marktplatz ('Der Domniks Plan in Danzig, oder der Markt Plaz, worauf das Zeug und das Stokhauss befindlich, auch von ferne des Bischoffsberg zu sehen ist. - Vue de la place, ou Marche de Danzig. ou il se truve l'arsenal et la Prison comme l'on peut voir aussi de loin la Montagne de l'Eveque - Chez Fietta et Comp. à Kriegshaber pres d'Augsbourg.').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Dominicus Fietta in Kriegshaber bei Augsburg, um 1795, 28,5 x 36,5 Not by Niewodniczanski, Dantiscum Emporium .; Die Augsburger Guckkasten-Verlage, Nr. 4. - Guckkastenblatt - optical view - vue d'optique - veduta d'ottica - Sehr seltenes Guckkastenblatt vom Verlag Fietta, die etwa 40 Blätter verlegten. GDANSK (Poland / Polska): Marketplace ('Der Domniks Plan in Danzig, oder der Markt Plaz, worauf das Zeug und das Stokhauss befindlich, auch von ferne des Bischoffsberg zu sehen ist. - Vue de la place, ou Marche de Danzig. ou il se truve l'arsenal et la Prison comme l'on peut voir aussi de loin la Montagne de l'Eveque - Chez Fietta et Comp. à Kriegshaber pres d'Augsbourg.', oldcoloured cooper-engraving published by Dominicus Fietta in Kriegshaber by Augsburg, 28,5 x 36,5 cm, 1795. Very rare optical view from the publisher Fietta in Kriegshaber by Augsburg. - This publishing company published approximately 40 optical views.

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        A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut, In Six Books.

      1795. The First American Legal Text [C] Swift, Zephaniah [1759-1823]. A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut. In Six Books. Windham: Printed by John Byrne for the Author, 1795-1796. Two volumes. [iv]-vii, 452; v, 479, [12] pp. Folding copperplate table of descents. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, blind tooling to board edges, blind fillets and red and black lettering pieces to spines. Light rubbing and shallow scuffing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges cracked, rear endleaf in Volume II partially detached and somewhat edgeworn. Moderate toning to text, light foxing and faint dampstaining to some leaves in each volume. A nice set. $1,250. * First edition. Structured in the manner of Blackstone's Commentaries, Swift's System was the first original American legal treatise. It was highly regarded throughout the United States. Published on a subscription basis, its subscribers included George Washington, John Adams, Aaron Burr, James Kent, James Madison and other notables. Structured in the manner of Blackstone's Commentaries, it presented an overview of the common law of Connecticut, and the common law generally, based on local court decisions and legislation. "More than a hundred years later it was still cited by Connecticut courts" (Woxland and Ogden). This book probably belonged to William Law, Jr., a lawyer and merchant active in Connecticut and New York City. He was a lawyer and land agent in the Western Reserve from 1798 to 1800. The annotations include a list of law titles on a rear endleaf, which may have been a reading list or inventory. Woxland and Ogden, Landmarks in American Legal Publishing 22. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5628.

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        Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon, avec le poème d'Adonis

      Premier tirage de cette édition imprimée sur velin à très grandes marges, et illustrée d'un portrait par Audouin et de 8 belles et fines figures par Moreau Le Jeune et gravées par Le Petit, Dupréel, sous serpentes.binding en plein veau moucheté d'époque. spine lisse orné de 5 jolis fleurons et de roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin noir. Frise florale d'encadrement sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Frise géométrique intérieure. Gardes de papier rose. Frottements en spine-ends et mors et coins. Une restauration malabile au mors supérieur en tête. Quelques traces minimes de frottements sur les plats. De l'imprimerie de Didot Le Jeune A Paris 1795 AN troisième In-4 (22,5x29,8cm) (8) 234pp. relié

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        Prophéties dont il y en a trois cens qui n'ont jamais esté imprimées, trouvées en une bibliotecque (sic) laissée par l'autheur. Nelle édition d'après un exemplaire trouvé dans la bibliothèque du célèbre Pascal. Avec la vie de l'auteur.

      Riom, de l'imprimerie de Landriot & Rousset, (v.1795), 2 parties in 16, de 156pp. et 119pp., petite vignette p.34 de 2e partie, cart. papier marbré moderne, couv. imprimée d'origine au nom de "Pigoreau à Paris" conservée mais remontée, bon exemplaire à toutes marges, cachet au titre. 3e édition inconnue imprimée à Riom, après celles de 1780 et 1792, mais avant celle de 1800, chez le même imprimeur. Elle comprend la vie de Nostradamus, la préface, et les 12 centuries, mais ne comprend pas les "Prédictions admirables" rajoutées dans l'édition de 1800. Elle se situe donc avant 1800. ¶ édition inconnue de Chomarat-Laroche (qui ne recense que 2 éditions de Riom Landriot: celle de 1792 et celle de 1800), et de Benazra (ne recense que celles de 1780 et celle de 1792) - Aucun ex. au cat. CCFR de ce tirage.

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        The Cabinet.

      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.Publisher: Norwich: printed and sold by J. March. Sold also by J.S. Jordan, Fleet-Street, London.Year: 1795Edition: First and only edition and all published of this provincial periodical.

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        Atlas céleste de Flamstéed, publiée en 1776, par J. Fortin, ingénieur-mécanicien pour les globes & sphères

      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...  Chez le citoyen Lamarche A Paris 1795 petit in-4 (16x22cm) ix (1) 30pl. 47pp. relié

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        De mutationibus quas subit infans... Frider. Iacobis/ Adamus Gessner. Erlangae. 1797. De lactatione infantum. Guilielmus Harcke. Brunovicensis. De vomitu nuper natis parvulisque salubri. Ioannes Gottlieb Mentzel. Erlangae De ophtalmia neotarum. Joanne Friederico Ziegler. Giessae 1828. De atrophiae infantum causis. Gergius Fridericus Kirchner. Erlangae. Brevem epidamiae variolosae. Gothfried Christianus Reich. Erlangae. 1791. De crista lactea. Geo. Ernest Aug. Droste. Gottingae 1817. De convulsionibus infantum. Maxentius Josephus Gutberlet. Wirceburgi De noxa fasciarum infantum. Iustus Henricus Wigand. Erlangae 1793. De secunda dentitiones seu de dentibus permanentibus. Joan. Frac. Gallette. Moguntiae 1827

      Meeting rare platelet medicines whose most relevant to children: From mutationibus quas undergoes infans ... Frider. Iacobis / Adamus Gessner. Erlangae. 1797. Lactatione De infantum. Guilielmus Harcke. Brunovicensis. Of vomitu Nuper natis parvulisque Salubri. Ioannes Gottlieb Mentzel. From Erlangae ophtalmia neotarum. Joanne Friederico Ziegler. Giessae 1828. Atrophiae From causis infantum. Gergius Fridericus Kirchner. Erlangae. Brevem epidamiae variolosae. Gothfried Christianus Reich. Erlangae. 1791. Crista From lactea. Geo. Ernest Aug. Droste. Gottingae 1817. Convulsionibus De infantum. Maxentius Josephus Gutberlet. From Wirceburgi noxa fasciarum infantum. Justus Henricus Wigand. Erlangae 1793. Secunda From dentitiones seu dentibus permanentibus. Joan. Frac. Gallette. Moguntiae 1827. Bradel Cardboard in black, blue title label. Lack of paper tail headdress. Friction. The authors are physicians or surgeons German or French, all edits are German. Essays deal with important and rare autograph dedication of the authors such as teething, smallpox, seizures or infant formula. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Divers Erlangae (Erlangen), Giessae (Hesse), Wirceburgi (Wûrzburg)? 1795, 1828 in-12 (17,8x10cm) 34pp., 39pp., 40pp. 48pp., 30pp., 28pp., 45pp., 48pp., 30pp., 16pp. dix opuscules en un volume relié

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        Histoire des Révolutions arrivées dans le Gouvernement de la République Romaine (4 Tomes - Complet) [ Suivi de ; ] Histoire des Révolutions de Suède, Où l'on voit les changemens qui sont arrivés dans ce royaume, au sujet de la religion et du gouvernement (2 Tomes - Complet) (Reliures de Bozérian Jeune ]

      Histoire des Révolutions arrivées dans le Gouvernement de la République Romaine (4 Tomes - Complet) [ Suivi de ; ] Histoire des Révolutions de Suède, Où l'on voit les changemens qui sont arrivés dans ce royaume, au sujet de la religion et du gouvernement (2 Tomes - Complet), ensemble 6 vol. in-8 reliures uniformes de l'époque plein veau blond, dos lisse orné (motifs de massue et faisceaux dans des lauriers),double filet doré d'encadrement sur plats, chasses ornées (grecques), toutes tranches dorées, filet doré sur chasses, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vert, reliures signée Bozerian Jeune (Rel. P. Bozerian Jeune au dos du tome 1 de l'Histoire Romaine en queue) Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, Paris, De l'Imprimerie de J. P. Moroge, Dijon, 1796 (Révolutions Romaines), : I : 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), frontispice, 456 pp. et 2 ff. blancs ; II : 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), 344 pp. et 2 ff. blancs ; III : 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), 431 pp. et 2 ff. blancs ; IV : 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), 420 pp. et 2 ff. blancs ; De l'Imprimerie de P. Causse, Dijon, 1795 (Suède) : I : 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), VIII-415 pp. et 2 ff. blancs ; II : 2 ff. blancs, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), 304 pp. et 2 ff. blancs Reliure signée de Bozérian Jeune, provenant de la Bibliothèque de René Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt, l'un des premiers bibliophiles de son temps. (avec son ex-libris gravé, un peu frotté, orné de sa devise : "Un livre est un ami qui ne change jamais"). Ces ouvrages se recommandent particulièrement par "l'élégance et la pureté du style" ; il s'agit vraisemblablement d'un des exemplaire sur vélin en grand papier (20 x 12.8 cm) signalé par Brunet (Brunet, V, 1149). Intéressant exemplaire (qq. petites piqûres, épidermures en plat, ainsi que des manques en mors en coiffes des 2 Tomes consacrés à la Révolution de Suède, reste néanmoins un élégant exemplaire d'une provenance prestigieuse) Français

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        Félicia, ou mes fredaines

      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. Chez les marchands de nouveauté A Paris 1795 in-18 (11x16,3cm) 120pp. et 130pp. et 145pp. et 132pp. 4 volumes reliés

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        Atlas du plan général de la ville de Paris, levé géométriquement par le C. Verniquet. Rapporté sur une Échelle d'une demie ligne pour Toise. Divisée en 72 planches compris les Cartouches et Plan des opérations trigonométriques

      - Chez l'auteur An IV [1795], 36,5x51,5cm - 73x51,5cm, en feuilles. - Edme VERNIQUET. Atlas du plan général de la ville de Paris, levé géométriquement par le C. Verniquet. Rapporté sur une Échelle d'une demie ligne pour Toise. Divisée en 72 planches compris les Cartouches et Plan des opérations trigonométriques. Paris, Chez l'auteur, An IV (1795). In-plano, en feuilles, emboîtage demi-chagrin bleu marine (Laurenchet) Fabuleux atlas contenant un titre gravé (34 x 49 cm en totalité) avec en son centre le plan de Paris, légendé, divisé en 72 parties et aquarellé en 9 couleurs différentes pour différencier les époques des accroissements de Paris et 72 planches d'un format plus grand (67 x 45,5 cm pour la gravure et 76,60 x 56,5 cm pour les marges), représentant les 72 parties de l'assemblage total du plan de Paris. Ce grand plan de Paris divisé en 72 parties contient également, dans la gravure, une Table par ordre alphabétique des Rues, Cus-de-sacs, Passages, Places, Ports, Halles,... Le Tableau distances des points de station sur différents monuments et le Plan des opérations trigonométriques de la ville de Paris. Ce plan « est le seul qui offre une vue mathématiquement exacte de la capitale (...) l'illustre Lalande, chargé d'en vérifier l'exécution, écrivait : Ce plan, dont j'ai suivi les travaux et dont j'ai admiré l'exactitude, me paraît l'ouvrage le plus parfait qui ait jamais été exécuté en ce genre. » (Alfred Franklin). « Les travaux de cet artiste (Verniquet) sont considérables, ..., il a construit dans différentes provinces de France, et surtout en Bourgogne, un grand nombre d'usines, de ponts, de chaussées et d'édifices remarquables sous le rapport de l'art et de la solidité... Vers 1774, il alla se fixer à Paris, où il exécuta son

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        THE BOTANICAL MAGAZINE; or, Flower-Garden Displayed: in which the most Ornamental Foreign Plans, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-House, and the Stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours. To which are added, their Names, Class, Order, Generic and Specific Characters, according to the celebrated Linnaeus; their Places of Growth, and Times of Flowering; together with the most approved methods of culture.

      A Work intended for the Use of such Ladies, Gentlemen, and Gardeners, as wish to become scientifically acquainted with the Plants they cultivate. Vol. IX. Vol. X [bound as one]. Two volumes bound as one. Hardcover. Text and 72 finely hand-coloured full-page engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt over marbled boards; twin labels to the spine. Binding worn and rubbed with loss to head & heel of spine; the first three plates have some marking, and water-staining to the margins; else he plates are very clean and fresh throughout.

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        A description of the jail distemper, as it appeared amongst the Spanish prisoners, at Winchester, in the year 1780;

      8vo., viii + 248pp., rebound recently in a fine 18th century style quarter calf gilt binding over marbled boards, with raised bands and crimson label, by Trevor Lloyd. A most attractive copy.Publisher: London: J. Johnson.Year: 1795Edition: First edition: uncommon. Wellcome V p.140.

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      Lovran: & 1844 1795 - Ink on thick paper and Ink and water colours on thick paper (Very Good, slightly stained and water stained, some tiny worm holes in the paper), 53,5 x 74,5 cm (21 x 29.3 inches) and 55 x 79,5 cm (21.6 x31.2 inches). Two large manuscript cadastral maps show the territory in around Vrana Lake, on the island of Cres, as measured in 1795 under a supervision of a member of the Venetian noble family Grimani, and again in 1844. Mentioned are names of the owners.

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        A journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the northern ocean: Undertaken by order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the discovery of copper mines, a north west passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772.

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

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        A new Book for the Improvement of Young Gentlemen and Ladies. FILIAL DUTY, Recommended and Enforc'd, By a Variety of Instructive and Entertaining Stories, of Children who have been remarkable for Affection to their Parents; Also An Account of some striking Instances of Children, who have behaved in an Undutiful, and Unnatural Manner to the Parents. The whole founded on Historical Facts.

      viii, 164, [8 catalogue] pages. Engraved copper-plate frontispiece and 5 other full-page engraved copper-plates. Original Dutch floral boards. 11.2 x 7.5 cm. Some paper lost from spine; little shaken; front joint cracked; else a very good, clean copy. Roscoe J134(4) [2 copies].

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        John Locke's Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand - Band 1 und 3 apart

      Leipzig bey Johann Ambrosius Barth /1797 1795 - (von 3 Bänden). Band 3 mit Register - EA., marmorierter Pp. der Zeit m. montiertem Rückenschild, Farbschnitt, XLVIII/536 S./VIII/488 S. Exlibris des letzten Nachfahren von George Bähr, dem Erbauer der Frauenkirche Dresden auf Innenseite Einband - Einträge auf Spiegel und Vorsatz (Band 1), stellenweise etwas braunrandig/-fleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: DE [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anfangsgründe der antiphlogistischen Chemie

      1795. Finely engraved frontis. port. of Girtanner. 2 p.l., [7]-16, 466 pp. 8vo, cont. half-sheep & speckled boards (minor rubbing), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Berlin: J.F. Unger, 1795. Second edition, corrected and greatly enlarged, of the first German textbook of chemistry based on the antiphlogistic system. Girtanner (1760-1800), a native of Switzerland, practiced medicine at Göttingen. He had lived in Paris for some time where he got acquainted with the leaders of the new chemistry. In 1791, he published a German translation of the new chemical nomenclature and in 1792 he published the first edition of the present work which for the first time gave a detailed exposition of Lavoisier's system to the German public. In this edition, he frequently refers to objections made by J.B. Richter, who had been converted to Lavoisier's theory after reading Girtanner's book but had raised some pertinent questions. In the preface Girtanner eulogizes Lavoisier whose death had occurred after the publication of the first edition. A fine, fresh, and tall copy. Girtanner's portrait appears in this edition for the first time. ❧ Cole 525. D.S.B., V, p. 411. Neville, I, pp. 525-26. Partington, III, pp. 589-90.

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        Essays on Philosophical subjects


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        Essays on Philosophical Subjects


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      1795. 1 ritratto dell'A. in antiporta buon es.

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        The Environs of London


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         Nouveaux Costumes des Autorités Constituées

      Paris, imp. Boiste, 3 Brumaire-an IV, (oct. 1795), in 4° en ff. (23 x 30 cm), de 4pp. de texte et 10 gravures aquarellées de costumes par Garneray h.t. gravées par Alix, en ff., deux petites restaurations en marge int. du texte sinon bel état des gravures. Série officielle des Costumes du Directoire par Garneray gravée par Pierre-Miche Alix. Garneray était un élève de David, tout d'abord miniaturiste, il s'illustra sous la Révolution par ses séries d'estampes en couleur gravées par Alix. A la Restauration il deviendra un des pionniers du style Troubadour. ¶ Collas Costume n°1181 signale que le tirage comporte 26 planches. Les exemplaires dans les Bibl. publiques comportent soit 26 planches soit 10 planches, il semble donc y avoir eu une remise en vente à 10 planches. 1) Membre du Conseil des Cinq Cents - 2) Membre du Conseil des Anciens - 3) Membre du Directoire Exécutif en Costume ordinaire - 4) Commissaire du Directoire Exécutif près les Tribunaux - 5) Ministre - 6) Messager d'Etat - 7) Huissier - 8) Membre de la Haute Cour de Justice - 9) Membre du Tribunal de Cassation - 10) Administrateur de Département.

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        Capitainens vid Engelske Ammiralitetet, Wiliam Bligh's Resa i Söderhafvet Åren 1788, 1789, 1790...

      Nyköping: Joh. Pet. Hammarin, 1795. Small octavo, woodcut headpiece; in understated contemporary half calf. First Swedish edition of Bligh's Voyage to the South Seas.Rolf du Rietz's excellent note in the catalogue of the Kroepelien catalogue explains that this very rare version was anonymously translated by Carl Fr. Landell from Georg Forster's German edition of the Bligh account, and includes Forster's introduction. As with the German edition on which it is based, this book only includes the new material from the 1792 Voyage: that is, none of the Narrative section is included here, and a footnote explains that Ödmann's Swedish translation of that part should be thought of as the "second volume", so-called. This explains, in passing, the otherwise rather cryptic "Förrste Delen" ("first part") noted on the title-page here. Such a publishing arrangement had been Bligh's original intention for the English edition, but he considered that some sections of the Narrative should be revised for republication.Ferguson noted only the Mitchell copy and another in the Kroepelien collection. . A little mild foxing, bottom edge of title-page neatly repaired very good.

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        Franska Capitainens och Riddarens Jean François de Survilles Upptaekes - resa I Soederhafvet...

      Nykoping: Johann P. Hammarin, 1795. Octavo, 96 pp., early ownership notation and stamp to title-page, old plain grey wrappers. Scarce Swedish edition derived from Georg Forster's translation of the Surville voyage account.Son of esteemed naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster, Georg accompanied his father on the second voyage of Captain James Cook to the Pacific and so established his reputation as an eminent naturalist and philosopher. Georg Forster had long experience translating scientific works, and his travels in the Pacific with Cook placed him in good stead as a translator of Surville. Indeed, Surville was in New Zealand waters at the same time as Captain Cook on his first voyage, although the two expeditions did not sight each other (it is speculated the two navigators sailed within 40 kilometres of each other in mid-December 1769).Kroepelian notes this is a 'Swedish version, anonymously translated and somewhat abridged by Carl Fr. Landell, of Forster's edited version in German of some narratives of Jean Francois Marie de Surville's voyage.' Forster's original German language translation of Surville was published in Berlin in 1793. Some moderate foxing; yet a very good uncut copy.

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        Wigand's Conversations-Lexikon. Für alle Stände. Von einer Gesellschaft deutscher Gelehrten bearbeitet.

      15 Bände. Gr. 8. Grünes Leinen der Zeit, Rückenprägung in Gold. 1. Ausgabe, ganz gutes Exemplar. Peche/Seemann 139. Wigand (1795-1870) war Autor, Verleger und Vorstandsmitglied im Börsenverein. Sein Conversations-Lexikon ist aus der 9. Auflage des Brockhaus zusammengestellt, auch das Lexikon von Brüggemann wurde herangezogen (Wigand hatte die letzten vier Bände herausgegeben). Zischka: ' Liberal und zeitgeschichtlich sehr aufschlußreich'. Gelenke in Band 1 gelockert, vereinzelt leicht gebräunt und gelegentlich stockfleckig. Gleichmäßige Reihe, komplett nicht häufig.

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        Félicia, ou mes fredaines

      Chez les marchands de nouveauté. 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. Chez les marchands de nouveauté A Paris 1795 in-18 (11x16,3cm) 120pp. et 130pp. et 145pp. et 132pp. 4 volumes reliés

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        Der Genius der Zeit.

      J. F. Hammerich,Altona Hamburg 1795 - Ein Journal. Herausgegeben von A. Hennings. Bd. 3-11 in 10 Bdn. (Jan. 1795 bis Aug. 1797). Mit 3 gefalteten Notentafeln. Altona, J. F. Hammerich 1795-1797. 8°. Halblederbde. d. Zt. mit zweifarb. Rückenschild. Goedeke VIII, 11, 28. - Kirchner 1732. - Diesch 1230. - Hocks/Schmidt S. 62 ff. (ausführlich). - Die historisch-politische Zeitschrift erschien monatlich von 1794-1800 in insgesamt 21 Bänden (1801-1802 fortgesetzt unter dem Titel Der Genius des 19. Jahrhunderts ). August Hennings (1746-1826) wurde 1787 Amtmann in Plön, wo er 1792 das Schleswigsche Journal herausgab, dessen Druck und Verlag aber 1793, da 'die Kreisschreibenden Fürsten die Regierung in Glückstadt bestürmten' , in Holstein verboten wurde. Da eröffnete H. ein neues Journal unter dem Titel: 'Genius der Zeit'. Während schon die Ankündigung einen heftigen Angriff von M. Claudius zur Folge hatte, benutzte man von verschiedenen Seiten eifrig und freudig dieses letzte noch übrig gebliebene Asyl einer freien Meinungsäußerung, welches sich bis in den Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts erhielt . - Teilweise etwas stockfleckig. - Insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar in schönen zeitgenössischen Halblederbänden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vier und vierzig Kupfertafeln zu Don Thomas de Morla Lehrbuch der Artilleriewissenschaft. Vorliegend der Atlas separat.

      Standort: M04210 Folio. Brauner Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild und etwas Rückenverzierung. 20 Seiten Erklärung der Kupfertafeln inclusive Titel und Vorbericht, 44 Tafeln mit etlichen gestochenen Figuren (No.I-XLI zzgl. Vb, XIIb und XXVb). Unbedeutender schwacher Feuchtrand unten rechts ausserhalb der gestochenen Figuren. Nur sehr vereinzelt braunfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. -- Folio, contemp. brown h.calf (a bit rubbed). 20 pp. text, 44 engr. plates. The atlas-vol. only. Apart from unimportant marg. waterstain a really good copy Jähns III, 2377: "Der Verfasser hat ein Werk von seltener Vollständigkeit und Gründlichkeit gegeben ". German translation by J.G. Hoyer. Third German edition (first: 1795).

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        Simplification des langues orientales, ou méthode nouvelle et facile d'apprendre les langues Arabes, Persanes et Turques, avec des caractères Européens.

      Paris, Imprimerie de la République, 1795. ____ Première édition. Volney propose ici un alphabet unique pour les langues orientales et européennes. Dans sa préface, il prophétise que la secousse actuelle de l'Europe entrainera "la subversion totale du système colonial de l'Europe, et l'affranchissement de toute l'Amérique" Et aussi, qu'à dater du jour "où nos bons livres traduits pourront circuler chez les orientaux, il se formera dans l'Orient un ordre des choses tout nouveau, un changement marqué dans les moeurs, les lois, les gouvernements." PROVENANCE : Une lettre d'envoi a été relié en tête du volume à "Mr. Anson administrateur général des Postes". "Volney tente de réparer son oubli en adressant à monsieur Anson le livre qu'il lui a promis pour l'amateur de grammaires". Un renvoi donne le nom de cet amateur de grammaire : M. Grancher. Ce dernier a écrit une longue note sur un feuillet de garde : "Le système d'un alphabet unique conçu par Volney ... a été combattu par Langlès et Silvestre de Sacy : mais Volney a eu pour lui le suffrage non équivoque de l'Académie de Calcutta, & ceux qui ont eu comme moi, l'occasion de connaître le premier, savent qu'il voyait de mauvais oeil les progrès des étudiants dans les langues orientales dont il exagérait à dessin les difficultés à ceux qui voulaient les apprendre. J'en suis un exemple..." Suivent des notes sur les publications de Volney. Relié à la suite : - SABBAGH, Michel. La Colombe, messagère plus rapide que l'éclair, plus prompte que la nue. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1805. In-8 de 95, (1) pp. Première édition. Texte en arabe, avec sa traduction, sur les pigeons voyageurs de Michel Sabbagh (1784-1816). D'origine palestinienne, il avait été interprète de l'armée napoléonienne en Egypte. Par la suite, il a été employé à l'Imprimerie Royale, à Paris . Puis en 1807, il occupa un poste de copiste des manuscrits arabes à la Bibliothèque impériale de Paris. La traduction en vis à vis est de Antoine-Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, avec des notes à la fin. "Imprimé par les soins de J. J. Marcel, directeur général de l'Imprimerie Impériale." Bel exemplaire. ***** Bound with : - SABBAGH, Michel. La Colombe, messagère plus rapide que l'éclair. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1805. Two books partly printed in Arabic with an interesting provenance. In-8. Collation : (4), 135, (3) pp., 4 planches. Demi-basane brune, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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