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        Abdallah. Eine Erzählung.,

      Berlin u. Leipzig, Nicolai, 1795 - Titelkupfer ("laß ihn liegen") Titel (anonym) 2 Bll. Vorrede, 356 S. 1 Bl. Druckfehler. Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe von Ludwig Tiecks zweiter Veröffentlichung. Unbeschnitten, nicht aufgeschnitten. Titel und Kupfer aufgezogen, Kupfer an d. unteren Ecke staubig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8° späterer Pappband (Ende 19. Jhd.m. Besitzerzeichen im Deckel) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vera-M. Appel]
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        HISTOIRE DE LA CONQUETE DU MEXIQUE, TRADUITE DE L'ESPAGNOL D'ANTONIO DE SOLIS [manuscript caption title]

      [Np, but France. ca. 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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        A treatise on gonorrhoea virulenta and lues venerea.

      Robert Campbell, Philadelphia 1795 - First American edition, 8vo, 2 volumes in one, pp. 220 & pp, 250, 13-page index; contemporary tree calf with light wear to extremities; small hole on page 7 of vol. II, and some foxing and offsetting, but a very nice copy. "Bell was the first to differentiate between gonorrhoea and syphilis" (GM 2378). "Although chiefly regarded at a surgeon, Bell's interests extended to clinical medicine and pathology as well. In this treatise on gonorrhea which was first published in Edinburgh in 1793, he delineates the clinical distinction between gonorrhea and syphilis" (Heirs of Hippocrates 675). Austin 177; Evans 28259. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Theorie der sittlichen Gefühle. Uebersetzt, vorgeredet, und hin und wieder kommentirt von Ludwig Theobul Kosegarten. [-] Zweyter Band, welcher die Zussäzze zur sechsten Ausgabe enthält,

      Leipzig: In der Gräffschen Buchhandlung, 1791-1795 - 2 parts bound in one octavo volume (197 x 120 mm). Contemporary half sheep and sprinkled boards, spine ruled gilt in compartments, morocco spine label, edges stained red. Corners and extremities slightly rubbed, occasional light spotting; an excellent copy. First complete German translation of Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, the second German translation overall, volume two providing a translation of the additional material contained in the English 6th edition, published shortly before Smith's death in 1790. The first German translation of 1770 was made from the third edition of 1767. "The Kosegarten translation of 1791 had more impact [than the 1770 one] partly because of its timing and also because it did provide some contextualisation for work and author" (Tribe). Tribe 40 & 54; Vanderblue, p. 42 (listed but not apparently held, although Harvard locates 3 copies in its various libraries).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Voyage round the World, in the Gorgon Man of War: Captain John Parker. Performed and written by his widow; for the advantage of a numerous family

      London: Debrett, 1795. In fine condition in a good binding by Morell.. Octavo, pp. xxxii, 150;with the final leaf of advertisements, in handsome half tan morocco, spine gilt-decorated in compartments by Morell, with the bookplate of Henry L. White of Belltrees and his shelfmark. A fine copy of the first edition and now quite rare; one of the earliest unofficial eye-witness accounts of Australia, and the very first account of the colony by a woman. Leaving two children back in England, Mary Ann Parker arrived in Sydney just three years after the First Fleet, having made the long and dangerous sea voyage by choice. Her narrative makes clear that she relished the adventure, delighting in discovering new sights and meeting new people.Her husband, John Parker was the captain of the Gorgon, an eagerly awaited ship in the colony, sent out with stores following the loss of the store-ship Guardian, whose wreck the voyagers saw at Table Bay. She also carried Governor King back to Norfolk Island, as well as the Chaplain of the New South Wales Corps, Baines the surveyor and Burton the botanist.Mary Ann Parker's description of life in the colony is of great interest, and includes a long account of Port Jackson, ships in the harbour, disease on the transports, a discussion of "the propriety of establishing a whale-fishery on the coast of New Holland", breakfast with Phillip aboard the Gorgon, shore visits at Sydney Cove and Botany Bay with descriptions of flora and fauna, and an excellent chapter on the Aborigines including a description of a meeting with Bennelong after Mrs. Parker's return to London.Although little is known of her earlier life Mary Ann had already travelled through France, Italy and Spain and knew sufficient Spanish to be able to act as translator when the Gorgon called at Teneriffe. Elizabeth Macarthur, on meeting Mary Ann on a visit to Rose Hill, described her as "a very amiable, intelligent woman".The Gorgon sailed from Port Jackson at the end of 1791, taking back the First Fleet marines who had been waiting to be repatriated. At Cape Town they were joined by Captain Edward Edwards and survivors from the wreck of the Pandora, including the Bounty mutineers being taken back for trial.Captain John Parker's untimely death in 1794 spurred the young widow to write and publish her narrative which not only tells her personal and lively account, but draws on her husbands' logs, letters and reports to create a factual and remarkably fresh record of this important voyage.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Witterhets försök [Literary endeavours].

      1795 - Stockholm, A. Zetterberg, 1795. Small 8:o. Engraved title,(2),54 pp. With 26 engraved illustrations in the text.Late 19th-century cloth-backed boards with gilt title on front cover. Author's name however misspelt. Small number label pasted on upper left part of front cover. Small wormhole to front outer joint. Bookplate of Karl J. Lind. Insert fine.Leijonhufvud & Brithelli Kvinnan inom svenska litteraturen p. 113. Helena Maria Linnerhielm (1760-1800), was daughter of the colonel Hans Ehrenstråle and Maria Elisabeth Uggla. In 1791 she married the deputy assistant undersecretary and herald of the realm Jonas Carl Linnerhielm. Her "Witterhets försök", influenced by the popular pastorals of Salamon Gessner, was published and illustrated by her husband who after her death also engraved a profile portrait of her, which was added to several copies of this book, although not the present one. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        A treatise on gonorrhoea virulenta and lues venerea

      Philadelphia: Robert Campbell. 1795. "First American edition, 8vo, 2 volumes in one, pp. 220 & pp, 250, 13-page index; contemporary tree calf with light wear to extremities; small hole on page 7 of vol. II, and some foxing and offsetting, but a very nice copy. ""Bell was the first to differentiate between gonorrhoea and syphilis"" (GM 2378). ""Although chiefly regarded at a surgeon, Bell's interests extended to clinical medicine and pathology as well. In this treatise on gonorrhea which was first published in Edinburgh in 1793, he delineates the clinical distinction between gonorrhea and syphilis"" (Heirs of Hippocrates 675). Austin 177; Evans 28259."

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        The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County, the Second Edition, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES]

      London, Nicol, Robinson, & Debrett, 1795.. Two volumes. Octavo. Pp. xvii, (vii), 400, plus 2 maps, ?East Norfolk? and ?Sketch of County?, engraved on a single folding sheet of cotton rag paper; xvi, 392, (4), index. Includes ?Address to the Public?. Hardcover, uniformly bound in attractive contemporary full speckled calf, spines richly gilt with allegorical emblems, lettering, and decorative tooling, red morocco label lettered in gilt, board edges gilt tooled. In fine overall condition. Excellent set, exceptionally clean and well preserved. ~ Second edition, the first printed in 1787, ?the two being literally, verbally, and in page, the same?. (Preface). ~ Provenance: From the bequest of Sir Richard Gregory of Ireland and London, Honorary Member of the Board of Agriculture with his attractive armorial bookplates to each paste-down.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        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. Par Réné-Auber[sic!] de Vertot. Tome Premier [Tome Second]. A Paris, Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard. M. DCC. XCV. Histoir

      Paris Renouard 1795 - Im ersten Band der "République Romaine" ein datiertes ("l'an 4") gestochenes Portrait des Verfassers von P. G. Langlois nach J. Delyen. 7 Bände (alles !). Einheitlich ausgestattete Reihe von marmorierten Lederbänden der Zeit, jeweils mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, je zwei verschiedenfarbigen Lederrückenschildern, sowie Filetenvergoldung auf den Deckeln. Marmorierte Innenspiegel und marmorierte fliegende Vor- und Nachsätze, sowie marmorierte Schnitte. (20,7 x 13,3 cm) 8°. Brunet V, 1149. Graesse VII, 288. Ebert II, 23535. Im Druckvermerk jeweils: "Dijon, de l'imprimerie de P. Causse. an 3e. Paris, chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, rue Apolline, n°. 25.", bzw. "Dijon, De l'imprimerie de J. P. Moroge. An 4°." für die letzten 3 Bände der römischen Revolutionen. Die dekorative Reihe ist recht gut erhalten. Minimale Altersspuren, wie leichte Bereibungen und Bestoßungen sind jedoch vorhanden, ebenso Fehstellen auf einigen Deckeln, manche Ecken bestoßen. Innen sehr sauber, lagenweise wurde leicht unterschiedliches Papier verwendet. Exlibris von Vicco von Bülow-Schwante auf den vorderen Innendeckeln. Die Revolutionsgeschichte Portugals, Schwedens und des alten Rom. Der erste Band der römischen Revolutionen bringt nach dem Portrait des Verfassers auch seine Lebensbeschreibung und ein Verzeichnis seiner veröffentlichten Schriften, aber auch seiner unveröffentlichten Manuskripte. Nach Auskunft des verlegenden Buchhändlers Renouard und Herausgebers scheint es sich bei dieser Ausgabe um die erste historisch-kritische Ausgabe der vorliegenden Texte zu handeln. Anmerkungen zum Verfasser: "Vertot d'Auboeuf (spr. wertoh doböff), René Aubert de, franz. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 25. Nov. 1655 auf dem Schloß Benetot in der Normandie, trat in den Kapuziner-, dann in den Prämonstratenserorden, ward Prior, später Pfarrer bei Rouen und machte sich zuerst durch die »Histoire des révolutions de Portugal« (Par. 1680 u. 1689; deutsch, Regensb. 1688) und die lebendig erzählte »Histoire des révolutions de Suède« (Par. 1696, 2 Bde.; neue Ausg. mit dem vorigen 1844) bekannt. Seit 1701 Mitglied der Akademie der schönen Wissenschaften, ließ er sich 1703 als Sekretär der Herzogin von Orléans zu Paris nieder, wo er für die Memoiren derselben eine Menge historischer Abhandlungen schrieb. Als Geschichtschreiber [164] der Malteserritter veröffentlichte er aus deren Archiven die »Histoire des chevaliers de Malte« (Par. 1726, 4 Bde.; 1727, 9 Bde.; neue Ausg., fortgesetzt von Bussy, 1859, 3 Bde.). Er starb 15. Juni 1735. Seine »Œuvres choisies« erschienen in 12 Bänden (Par. 1819-21)." ex: Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. 4. Auflage. Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig 1888-1889, Bd. 16, S. 163. (online) ". Rene Aubert, Abbe de Vertot (1655-1735) was a French historian who was one of the most prolific 18th-century authors on the subject of revolutions. His histories generally had many French editions before being translated into other languages. This history of the Portuguese Revolution of 1640 was the most popular of his works, having 35 printings in French alone. The book records Portugal's independence resulting from the dissolution of the Iberian Union. ." * Zahlung mit VISA/ MASTERCARD möglich. Versand mit Deutsche Post oder DHL. * 5100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat oHG]
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        Mirabeau peint par lui-même ou recueil des discours qu'il a prononcés EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Buisson, 1795. Fine. Chez Buisson, à Paris 1795, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in-8 (12x19,7cm), reliés. - Original edition. Bound in full sheepskin marbled period .. back with nerves decorated. Part of title and volume number in brown leather. Jaws of Volume I cracked head along the first two boxes. Head cover torn in Volume 3. Lack lower jaw to tail. Head cover of Volume 4 slightly threadbare. Split lower jaw. Some corners bumped. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, rare. Titre complet : Mirabeau peint par lui-meme, ou Recueil des Discours qu'il a prononces, des Motions qu'il a faites, tant dans le sein des Communes qu'a l'Assemblee Nationale constitutante; Depuis le 5 Mai 1789, jour de l'ouverture des Etats-Generaux, jusqu'au 2 Avril 1791, epoque de sa mort; Avec un Precis de Matieres qui ont donne lieu a ces Discours et Motions; le tout rangé par ordre chronologique. Reliures en pleine basane jaspée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin brun. Mors du tome I fendus en tête le long des 2 premiers caissons. Coiffe de tête arrachée au tome 3. Manque au mors inférieur en queue. Coiffe de tête du tome 4 légèrement élimée. Mors inférieur fendu. Quelques coins émoussés. Manque le dernier feuillet de la table des matières du tome 3, que le relieur a oublié de relier. Document de première importance sur la pensée politique et économique de Mirabeau, et sur la Révolution française. Elle est en grande partie composée des comptes rendus de séances et des interventions de Mirabeau, outre ses discours.

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        Cours d'étude. Nouvelle édition faite d'après l'originale.

      Paris, Volland, 1795. - 18 vols. Full calf, spines gilt, with red and green morocco title-labels (a few sl. rubbings, top of 5 vols sl. dam., 1 corner dam.; library-labels removed: traces of glue). With engraved frontispiece and 9 folding engravings (convent-stamp on titles), some spots mainly to the titles and a few foxing in places). - Good and (hard to find!) complete set. Vol.1-3: La Grammaire, De l'Art d'Ecrire, Art de Raisonner, Art de Penser. 318,332 and 240 pp. With frontispiece and the 9 folding engravings. Vols. 4-9: Histoire ancienne.326,396,382,462,296 and 352 pp. Vol.10-15: Histoire moderne (dès: Chute de l'empire d'occident) 356,380,316,412,314 and 408 pp. Vol. 16: De l'Etude de l'Histoire. 306 pp. Vol. 17-18: La Langue des Calculs. Ouvrage posthume et élémentaire. Dans lequel des observations, faites sur les commencemens et les progres de cette langue, démontrent les vices des langues vulgaires. Basle (Basel), S. Tourneisen & Paris, Volland, An VII de la République. (ii),234;252 pp. (margin last pages a bit dam.). 6700g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A translation of the New Testament ... the second edition, with improvements

      London: Pr. by A. Hamilton for George Kearsley 2 vols. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). I: [4], viii, 410, [2] pp. II: [4], 472 pp.. 1795 Wakefield first published a volume of "those parts only of the New Testament which are wrongly translated in our common version" before having this complete Testament printed in 1791; this is the second edition, revised and corrected, of the entire translation. A theological and political controversialist, Wakefield adopted Unitarian principles, although the Cambridge History of the Bible says his New Testament is "in no sense sectarian." Each volume closes with extensive Notes; the last leaf of vol. I offers a list of other works by this author for sale from the same publisher; and the last page of the second volume has an affixed errata slip. The notes are quite direct and personal, with Wakefield remarking, e.g., on what effect or variety of accuracy he is trying to achieve; what the knot of difficulty at a particular point actually is, for the translator; and whose "excellent" reading he is following (and how the chosen version from the Coptic differs from the Syriac or AEthiopic). He expresses surprise that an "obvious construction" has "escaped the critics" so "remarkabl[y]" long as it has, and in another case confesses that he is "quite at a loss" as to how one clause is supposed to connect with another — definitely, he's a scholar who yet => lives in his pages. Provenance: Armorial bookplates of Justinian Minoch laid in. Recent quarter black morocco and stone pattern marbled paper?-covered sides, leather edges tooled in blind; spines with gilt-stamped title, volume number, place/date, and compartment decorations. Bookplates laid in as above. Half-titles and title-pages with handsome old institutional pressure-stamp; each first text page with inked numeral. Intermittent light foxing, pages otherwise clean. An engaging pair of books in all respects.

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        ENTRETIENS DE PHOCION SUR LE RAPPORT DE LA MORALE AVEC LA POLITIQUE; TRADUITS DU GREC DE NICOCLES, PAR MABLY. EDITION A LAQUELLE ON A JOINT LA VIE DE PHOCION PAR PLUTARQUE, TRADUCTION D'AMYOT.

      1795 - A PARIS. DE L'IMPRIMERIE DE DIDOT LE JEUNE. L'AN TROISIEME. 1795. GRAND IN-4 (28,5 X 37,5 X 5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE XXIV + 265 ET (2), RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 VEAU MAROQUINE ROUGE, DOS LISSE ORNE D'UN IMPORTANT DECOR DE FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE. IMPRIME SUR PAPIER VELIN. ILLUSTRE DE 2 FIGURES HORS TEXTE PAR MOREAU, GRAVEES A L'EAU-FORTE PAR GIRAUD ET TERMINEES PAR DUPREEL ET DAMBRUN, AVANT LA LETTRE. PREMIER TIRAGE. (COHEN. 669). QUELQUES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE.

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        Compendio della Verona illustrata principalmente ad uso de' forestieri.

      Stamperia Moroni 1795 Maffei, Scipione. Verona, Stamperia Moroni, 1795. Compendio della Verona illustrata principalmente ad uso de' forestieri. Coll' aggiunta del Museo Lapidario e d' altre notizie importanti,e nuovi rami. 2 volumi in - 8°, m. pelle coeva. (4), 239, (1) pp. con ritratto e 14 tavole incise in rame f.t.; (4), 206, (2) pp. e 18 tavole ripiegate f.t. Bell' esemplare. Lozzi, 6300 (per l' edizione originale). Uff. Mob. 1

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

      London, printed by C. Lowndes for H. D. Sold by Symonds, No. 20 Paternoster Row, no date, circa 1795.. A very early edition, issued as a pamphlet, foreword dated 1793, small 8vo, bound in sixes, approximately 175 x 100 mm, 7 x 4 inches, engraved frontispiece titled 'An interesting discovery in the Woods', vignette on engraved title page (a view of prisoners landing at Sydney Cove), pages: title page, [2], [3]-120, bound in full modern mottled calf, gilt patterned border to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco title label, new endpapers.Two 19th century and one 20th century signatures on reverse of frontispiece, no show-through, light offsetting from frontispiece onto title page, fore-edge margin of frontispiece, title page and some pages within slightly trimmed, occasional small very pale marks or pale stains. A very good copy. George Barrington (1755-1804) was a notorious criminal known as 'The Prince of Pickpockets'. He served several sentences on board the prison hulks at Woolwich before being transported to Australia, where he later became Superintendent of Convicts and High Constable in New South Wales. It is unlikely that he had any part in the authorship of this pamphlet but the publishers used his name to lend authenticity and interest to the accounts of Australia that they were putting out including considerable detail on eighteenth-century New South Wales not available elsewhere. BOUND WITH: A SEQUEL TO BARRINGTON'S VOYAGE TO NEW SOUTH WALES, 1801 Comprising an interesting narrative of the transactions and behaviour of the convicts; the progress of the colony; an official register of the crimes, trials, sentences, and executions that have taken place: a topographical, physical, and moral account of the country, manners, customs &c. of the natives,- as likewise authentic anecdotes of the most distinguished characters, and notorious convicts that have been transported to the settlement at New South Wales. Same imprint with title page dated 1801, bound in sixes, pages: viii, (5)-88, (6), collated and guaranteed complete, the final 6 pages contain ?'An official register of the crimes .. of the convicts in New South-Wales?'. Occasional pale foxing otherwise very good. See Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 81, No.206 (for a similar copy though ours without the Colophon) and page 125, No.328. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Oeuvres complettes d'Helvetius

      à Paris: Chez Serviere, 1795. Fine. Chez Serviere, à Paris 1795, 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in 8 (12x20cm), (2) viij, 416pp. et 462pp. et 506pp. et 446pp. et 487pp., relié. - New collective edition, illustrated with a portrait by Van Loo engraved by Saint-Aubin. Full Calf rooted Management. Smooth back decorated urn irons and iron to wheat sheaf. Piece of red morocco title and volume number in black morocco. Wheels separating irons, head and tail. Marbled edges. Tail headdress of Volume I with gaps. boards Volume I comprising scuffs with lack leather areas. Some corners bumped. Despite some accidents in Volume I, beautiful decorative series. Volumes I and 2: From the mind; Volumes 3 and 4: the man; Volume 5: Various parts (Happiness progress of reason in search of evil ...) letters. This edition is the only one mentioned by Brunet, published simultaneously in the format in 18 in 18 volumes (more valuable) because it is the first truly complete. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition collective, illustrée d'un portrait par Van Loo gravé par Saint-Aubin. Reliure en plein veau raciné Directoire. Dos lisse orné de fers à l'urne et d'un fer à la gerbe de blé. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Roulettes séparant les fers, en tête et queue. Tranches marbrées. Coiffe de queue du tome I avec manques. Plats du tome I comportant des épidermures avec des zones dépourvues de cuir. Quelques coins émoussés. Malgré quelques accidents au tome I, belle série décorative. Tomes I et 2 : De l'esprit ; Tomes 3 et 4 : De l'homme ; tome 5 : Diverses pièces (Le bonheur, Les progrès de la raison dans la recherche du mal...), lettres. Cette édition complète est la seule citée par brunet, parue en même temps dans le format in 18 en 18 volumes (plus précieuse), parce qu'elle est la première véritablement complète.

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

      (1795). 8vo. Contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt, coloured label. viii, 389, (1 blank) pp.. Bookplate, binding very slightly rubbed, some browning to corners of endpapers from the leather. Bottom corner of titlepage repaired, affecting the final 'e' of the bottom line, small hole at bottom of last page. An attractive copy, in spite of it's minor faults.Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat de Condorcet (1743-1794), French mathematician, historian of the sciences, political theorist, and social reformer. Condorcet was one of the youngest of the Encyclopedists and the only prominent one to participate actively in the French Revolution. Condorcet was active in the prerevolutionary campaigns for economic freedom, religious toleration, legal reform and the abolition of slavery. (Encyclopedia of Philosophy, vol 2, pp.182-184).This work published posthumously is the first edition of the "Esquisse"

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        La Lucania. Discorsi di Giuseppe Antonini Barone di S. Biase

      Appresso Francesco Tomberli 1795-97 2 voll. in 8, pp. (4) + 470; (2) + 374 + 67 + (1). Ill. xil. n. t. Diffuse bruniture al fr. del primo volume, abbondanti antiche annotazioni marginali a penna, alcune?antiche annotazioni alle sguardie. M. pl. coeva con?angoli. Seconda edizione rarissima, con molte aggiunte rispetto la prima del 1745. L'opera, strutturata in discorsi, prende in esame un'ampia serie di aspetti di questa regione, da quelli geografico - fisici a quelli storico - archeologici. Il terzo descrive le qualit? della gente di questa regione, indaga sugli abitanti originari, le etnie e i loro modi di governo, le guerre che ebbero con tarantini, sunniti e romani. La parte seconda espone le localit? quali il Silaro, Numistrone e Vulceio, Pesto, Velia, la Valle dei Fiumi Alento, Melpi, Menicardo, di Bussento, Palinuro, Camerota, Policastro, Vibonati, Sapri e Maratea. La terza parte descrive Sibari, il fiume Siri e l'Acri, la Salandrella e il Bradano con la piana di Metaponto e infine Potenza. Questa edizione contiene, finita la terza parte, una lettera di Matteo Egizio al Signor Langlet Du Fresnoy con le risposte a questa dell'Antonini, le dissertazioni dell'Antonini sull'invenzione e traslazione in Salerno del corpo di S. Matteo, il capitolo dello stesso sul Mal Franzese e, infine, due?lettere apologetiche di F. Mazzarella Farao. Dura, 572; Minieri Riccio, Scrittori... p.31; Lozzi, 2373 (solo primo vol.); Bottega Apulia, Bibl. meridionalistica, 195. ITA

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        Histoire des revolutions de Suede, Ou l'on voit les changemens qui sont arrives dans ce royaume, au sujet de la religion et du gouvernement. Par Rene-Auber[sic!] de Vertot. Tome Premier [Tome Second]. A Paris, Chez Ant. Aug. Renouard. M. DCC. XCV. Histoir

      Paris, Renouard 1795.. Im ersten Band der "Republique Romaine" ein datiertes ("l'an 4") gestochenes Portrait des Verfassers von P. G. Langlois nach J. Delyen. 7 Bände (alles !). Einheitlich ausgestattete Reihe von marmorierten Lederbänden der Zeit, jeweils mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, je zwei verschiedenfarbigen Lederrückenschildern, sowie Filetenvergoldung auf den Deckeln. Marmorierte Innenspiegel und marmorierte fliegende Vor- und Nachsätze, sowie marmorierte Schnitte. (20,7 x 13,3 cm) 8°.. Brunet V, 1149. Graesse VII, 288. Ebert II, 23535. Im Druckvermerk jeweils: "Dijon, de l'imprimerie de P. Causse. an 3e. Paris, chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, rue Apolline, n°. 25.", bzw. "Dijon, De l'imprimerie de J. P. Moroge. An 4°." für die letzten 3 Bände der römischen Revolutionen. Die dekorative Reihe ist recht gut erhalten. Minimale Altersspuren, wie leichte Bereibungen und Bestoßungen sind jedoch vorhanden, ebenso Fehstellen auf einigen Deckeln, manche Ecken bestoßen. Innen sehr sauber, lagenweise wurde leicht unterschiedliches Papier verwendet. Exlibris von Vicco von Bülow-Schwante auf den vorderen Innendeckeln. Die Revolutionsgeschichte Portugals, Schwedens und des alten Rom. Der erste Band der römischen Revolutionen bringt nach dem Portrait des Verfassers auch seine Lebensbeschreibung und ein Verzeichnis seiner veröffentlichten Schriften, aber auch seiner unveröffentlichten Manuskripte. Nach Auskunft des verlegenden Buchhändlers Renouard und Herausgebers scheint es sich bei dieser Ausgabe um die erste historisch-kritische Ausgabe der vorliegenden Texte zu handeln. Anmerkungen zum Verfasser: "Vertot d'Auboeuf (spr. wertoh doböff), Rene Aubert de, franz. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 25. Nov. 1655 auf dem Schloß Benetot in der Normandie, trat in den Kapuziner-, dann in den Prämonstratenserorden, ward Prior, später Pfarrer bei Rouen und machte sich zuerst durch die "Histoire des revolutions de Portugal" (Par. 1680 u. 1689; deutsch, Regensb. 1688) und die lebendig erzählte "Histoire des revolutions de Suede" (Par. 1696, 2 Bde.; neue Ausg. mit dem vorigen 1844) bekannt. Seit 1701 Mitglied der Akademie der schönen Wissenschaften, ließ er sich 1703 als Sekretär der Herzogin von Orleans zu Paris nieder, wo er für die Memoiren derselben eine Menge historischer Abhandlungen schrieb. Als Geschichtschreiber [164] der Malteserritter veröffentlichte er aus deren Archiven die "Histoire des chevaliers de Malte" (Par. 1726, 4 Bde.; 1727, 9 Bde.; neue Ausg., fortgesetzt von Bussy, 1859, 3 Bde.). Er starb 15. Juni 1735. Seine "OEuvres choisies" erschienen in 12 Bänden (Par. 1819-21)." ex: Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. 4. Auflage. Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig 1888-1889, Bd. 16, S. 163. (online) "... Rene Aubert, Abbe de Vertot (1655-1735) was a French historian who was one of the most prolific 18th-century authors on the subject of revolutions. His histories generally had many French editions before being translated into other languages. This history of the Portuguese Revolution of 1640 was the most popular of his works, having 35 printings in French alone. The book records Portugal's independence resulting from the dissolution of the Iberian Union. ..." * Zahlung mit VISA/ MASTERCARD möglich. Versand mit Deutsche Post oder DHL. *

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        Mineraliencabinett Gesammelt und beschrieben von dem Verfasser der Erfahrungen vom Innern der Gebirge

      Clausthal, o. V., 1795.. Mit 1 gefalt. gest. Tafel. 212 S., 1 Bl. Neuerer HPrgt. ADB XXXVIII, 550; Poggendorff II, 1127; Schuh 3: "The large (230 x 285 mm.), folding engraved plate bound at the end illustrates the cabinet Trebra used to store his mineral collection. It is signed H. Fuss. - Very rare. (...) Mineralcabinett is a description of Trebra`s mineral and ore collection, and its reason for existance. The text begins with an overview of the organization, which was specifically taylored to benefit mining experts. The collection is grouped into rocks and vein material, gangue, gangue rocks, the composition of matrix rocks, combustible materials, metallic deposits and metals proper. Von Trebra correctly believed that by studying all geological and mineralogical aspects of working mines, other similar ore deposits could be discovered while conducting regional geoloical surveys. The book is illustrated with a beautiful plate showing the long case where the specimens described in the volume are stored." - Mit Ex libris Carl Volk. Unbeschnitten. Wenig braunfleckig.

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        Mineraliencabinett. Gesammelt und beschrieben von dem Verfasser der Erfahrungen vom Innern der Gebirge.

      Clausthal, o. V., 1795. - Mit 1 gefalt. gest. Tafel. 212 S., 1 Bl. Neuerer HPrgt. ADB XXXVIII, 550; Poggendorff II, 1127; Schuh 3: "The large (230 x 285 mm.), folding engraved plate bound at the end illustrates the cabinet Trebra used to store his mineral collection. It is signed H. Fuss. - Very rare. (.) Mineralcabinett is a description of Trebra`s mineral and ore collection, and its reason for existance. The text begins with an overview of the organization, which was specifically taylored to benefit mining experts. The collection is grouped into rocks and vein material, gangue, gangue rocks, the composition of matrix rocks, combustible materials, metallic deposits and metals proper. Von Trebra correctly believed that by studying all geological and mineralogical aspects of working mines, other similar ore deposits could be discovered while conducting regional geoloical surveys. The book is illustrated with a beautiful plate showing the long case where the specimens described in the volume are stored." - Mit Ex libris Carl Volk. Unbeschnitten. Wenig braunfleckig. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Voyage a la Nouvelle Galles du sud a Botany Bay au Port Jackson en 1787 EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Pougin , 1795. Fine. Chez Pougin , à Paris 1795 (an III), In 8 (13,5x22cm), XII, 206pp. ; (2) 256pp. (8), relié. - First french edition of this book published in 1790 in English. The second part which occupies 256P. is a series of translator's notes, particularly rich information on plants, animals and description physique.Pleiin Calf marine restoration. Spine ribbed croisillonné cold; wheels on the nerves. Croisillonnés cold boards, frieze gilt frame. Gilt edges. Head cover torn off. Various frictions. Corners bumped. Hardcover, now in fair condition and good condition intérieur.Les travel glad the first installation of settlers in Australia. When the British Empire lost its American colonies, we chose to set the prisoners in New South Wales (east coast Australia). A fleet of 11 vessels, including six used for the transportation of criminals, was placed under the command of Captain Arthur Phillip, governor of the new facility. The fleet sailed from England in March 1787, reached Botany Bay in January 1788, and the colony settled at Port Jackson. The story, in addition to an exciting title, chief surgeon of the expedition, narrates in detail the trip and the installation of officers and deported to the new colony, as well as encounters with the natives. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française de cet ouvrage paru en 1790 en anglais. La seconde partie qui occupe 256p. est une succession de notes du traducteur, particulièrement riches d'informations, sur les plantes, les animaux et la description physique. Reliure en plein veau marine Restauration. Dos à nerfs croisillonné à froid ; roulettes sur les nerfs. Plats croisillonnés à froid, frise d'encadrement doré. Tranches dorées. Coiffe de tête arrachée. Frottements divers. Coins émoussés. Belle reliure, aujourd'hui en état moyen et très bon état intérieur. Les voyages content la première installation des colons en Australie. Lorsque l'empire Britannique perdit ses colonies américaines, on choisit d'installer les déportés en Nouvelle Galles du sud (côte orientale Australie). Une escadre de 11 navires, dont 6 affectés au transport des criminels, fut placée sous les ordres du capitaine Arthur Phillip, gouverneur du nouvel établissement. La flotte partit d'Angleterre en mars 1787, atteignit Botany Bay en janvier 1788, et la colonie se fixa à Port Jackson. Le récit, à plus d'un titre passionnant, du chirurgien en chef de l'expédition, narre par le menu le voyage et l'installation des officiers et des déportés dans la nouvelle colonie, ainsi que les rencontres avec les indigènes.

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        Autograph Letter, signed, to his step-son, JOSEPH TALLCOT ("Beloved Son Joseph Tallcot"), in "Nine Partners near the Brick Meetinghouse" (Hudson, New York), on the ravages of the epidemic of yellow fever in New York City

      New York 1795 - 3 pages on single bifolium, in ink; address on final page. Folio. "O the Necessity of a Preparation for Death ?". In the summer of 1795, a terrible epidemic of yellow fever broke out in New York City. Even as public officials tried to hide the reality of the epidemic, the fever quickly spread throughout the city, and hundreds died. LOT TRIPP, it appears, was a druggist, medical practitioner, apothecary, and devout Quaker in New York City when the disease struck; and in this harrowing letter to his stepson, JOSEPH TALLCOT (1768-) Tripp recounts the story in graphic detail:"? About maybe two months past a Burning Bilious or Yellow fever made its appearance in this City. The health officer Dr. Malachi Treat & a young man by name Payne, one who examined the Unloading of vessels, were taken & died of it. It was then supposed to be imported by some vessels from the West Indies, but no confirmation of it, as it soon made its appearance in many houses in Water Street & Dover Street - between Peck & New Ships, & numbers died ? it soon after spread in various Parts of the Town, in Cherry, Rosevelt, Chesnut, James, Katherine & Oliver Streets, & abundantly in a little Street near the shipyards. There were a great number of New Irish settlers crowded in that part of the Town, & the Scene has been Truly Melancholy & awful. Many Poor Creatures hurried with great Precipitation, out of time in all the horrors & confusions of body & mind that can be expressed & many appeared Very Stupid, & some thinking themselves almost well when death ensued in a few moments, many have suffered & I believe many have died for want of Proper Nourishment & Attendance. Some have crept away in __ (?) places & Died alone, Abundance of the Inhabitants moved out & left their house, with a servant or 2 & some others who have done abundance in searching the town Looking up the distressed & administering to their comfort, amongst which number Richardson Underhill has been a large Sharer. Isaac Proctor, Ejnos Alby, Danniel Larrabee, Father Stratton, Daniel Nawthurst, David Johnson, Edmund Prior & Robert Browne & one Penny a Barber has done abundance. Some of the above have spent a Pretty deal of their interest to relieve the Needy ?"By the time Tripp was writing this, over 700 people had died in the terrified city since the outbreak, and there follows in Tripp's account a poignant list of the names of victims - including members of his own family and close friends, including, finally, himself. Tripp closes with this admonition to Tallcot:"O the Necessity of a Preparation for Death whilst in a state of Health & soundness of Body & Mind. May that be each of our engagements, so that we may be ready when called, let it be at What Watch of the night it may ?"Evidently Tripp was an apothecary from the Quaker city of Hudson, New York, as he advertised himself in in the local paper (Hudson Gazette) of 1785 "Lot Tripp, Drugs and Medicines". Tripp was the author of a small pamphlet entitled DIRECTIONS FOR MARINERS ON VOYAGES IN HOT AND COLD CLIMATES. HOW TO TREAT THE SICK, AND TO USE THE MEDICINE CONTAINED IN THE CHEST, which by 1836 went through 6 printings. Joseph Tallcot (1768-1853) was born near Nine Partners, N.Y., the son of Quakers Gaius Tallcot and Sarah Causeten Tallcot. He was educated at Nine Partners School and later entered into the drug business with his father. Tallcot established a school which later became the Friends School at Nine Partners, and he himself was the author of THE FRIENDLY VISITANT and THE CHILD'S COMPANION. In MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH TALLCOT, an obituary of Tripp is quoted:"Died on Monday last, in the 54th year of his age, Doctor Lot Tripp, a member of the respectable society of Friends, and an ornament to his profession and to humanity. His practice was confined principally to the poor and friendless, to whom he administered relief without any other reward than that which arises from the luxury of doing good.". Old folds with tears, a few perforations,

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        Figures des Contes de la Fontaine

      1795. FRAGONARD, Jean-Honoré. Figures des Contes de la Fontaine. With an engraved title-page vignette by Choffard and 20 engraved plates after original drawings by Fragonard. Large 4to., 327 x 264 mm, bound by Pagnant in nineteenth-century speckled French calf, gilt outer border, spine gilt-tooled, t.e.g., others uncut, original publisher's blue wrappers bound in. Paris: Didot, 1795. |~||~||~||~| First Issue of Fragonard's graphic masterpiece, one of 150 copies printed on papier vélin with all the plates before letters -- this is the complete suite of engravings for the only illustrated book by Fragonard, the master of the French Rococo. Sixteen of the twenty plates were executed after Fragonard's original drawings. These early proofs surpass the later impressions in capturing the vivacity and inventiveness of the original sketches. This is the very fine Rahir copy, preserved with the exceedingly rare printed blue publisher's wrappers which offer a highly detailed publication history of these important plates, and which are reprinted in full by Cohen-De Ricci. Fragonard's illustrations to the Contes of La Fontaine have been praised repeatedly for their painterly quality, for which the details of costume, architecture and decoration are rendered with remarkable care and precision. The immediacy and inspired sense of design displays his true artistic genius. As Gordon Ray notes, each of these illustrations "is in effect a small painting." Fragonard began as early as the mid 1760's with a series of 42 black-chalk sketches. Then followed a second series of 57 drawings which were counter-proofs of the black-chalk set reworked in pen, brush, brown ink and wash. It was not until 1789, however, that Didot announced his intention to issue a lavish illustrated edition of the Contes and to commission Fragonard to provide the engraved plates. The French Revolution was not, however, a propitious time for a deluxe, Rococo enterprise. Originally Didot intended this edition of La Fontaine to contain 80 engravings in four volumes; sadly, the work failed to obtain a sufficient number of subscribers, and Fragonard became disheartened with the project. When Les Contes was finally issued it was illustrated with only twenty plates. PROVENANCE: Edouard Rahir with his ex-libris; Jürg Stucker with his ex-libris. Rahir, Bibliotheque lot 820 (this copy). Cohen-De Ricci 573-582. Lewine 281-282. Sander 1055-1056. Edwin Wolf 2nd, "The Fragonard Plates for the Contes et Nouvelles of La Fontaine," Bulletin of The New York Public Library (LIII: 3) March 1949, pp. 107-120. Fürstenberg, Das Buch als Kunstwerk: Französische illustrierte Bücher 84. Ray, French 77. E. Williams, Drawings of Fragonard in North American Collections 53.

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

      London, printed by C. Lowndes for H. D. Sold by Symonds, No. 20 Paternoster Row, no date, circa 1795.A very early edition, issued as a pamphlet, foreword dated 1793, small 8vo, bound in sixes, approximately 175 x 100 mm, 7 x 4 inches, engraved frontispiece titled 'An interesting discovery in the Woods', vignette on engraved title page (a view of prisoners landing at Sydney Cove), pages: title page, [2], [3] - 120, bound in full modern mottled calf, gilt patterned border to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco title label, new endpapers.Two 19th century and one 20th century signatures on reverse of frontispiece, no show - through, light offsetting from frontispiece onto title page, fore - edge margin of frontispiece, title page and some pages within slightly trimmed, occasional small very pale marks or pale stains. A very good copy. George Barrington (1755 - 1804) was a notorious criminal known as 'The Prince of Pickpockets'. He served several sentences on board the prison hulks at Woolwich before being transported to Australia, where he later became Superintendent of Convicts and High Constable in New South Wales. It is unlikely that he had any part in the authorship of this pamphlet but the publishers used his name to lend authenticity and interest to the accounts of Australia that they were putting out including considerable detail on eighteenth - century New South Wales not available elsewhere. BOUND WITH: A SEQUEL TO BARRINGTON'S VOYAGE TO NEW SOUTH WALES, 1801 Comprising an interesting narrative of the transactions and behaviour of the convicts; the progress of the colony; an official register of the crimes, trials, sentences, and executions that have taken place: a topographical, physical, and moral account of the country, manners, customs &c. of the natives, - as likewise authentic anecdotes of the most distinguished characters, and notorious convicts that have been transported to the settlement at New South Wales. Same imprint with title page dated 1801, bound in sixes, pages: viii, (5) - 88, (6), collated and guaranteed complete, the final 6 pages contain ?An official register of the crimes .. of the convicts in New South - Wales?. Occasional pale foxing otherwise very good. See Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 81, No.206 (for a similar copy though ours without the Colophon) and page 125, No.328. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        "The more there are, the more we will kill" writes the Commander in Chief of Napoleon's famed Army of Sambre-et-Meuse as he prepares for battle

      Coblence [Germany], August 5, 1795. 8.25" x 13.5". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Jourdan,"" as Commander in Chief of the Army of Sambre-et-Meuse, 1 page, 8.25"" x 13.5"". Coblence [Germany], 18 Thermidor an 3 (August 5, 1795). To General Kleber. In French, partial translation below. Minor flaws. Fine condition.In part, ""The report of the Assistant to Adjutant General Ney had surprised and worried me. Your letter of the 17th [August 4th] reassures me ... I decided to attempt the passage. I am able, I'm waiting for the artillery and the moment when the bridge of Holland will occur. Because I want it to be the same day as you. If the Rhine does not get lower soon ... Finally it is the case to say: 'the more there are the more we will kill ...'"" [""plus il y en plus nous en tuerour""]Adjutant General Michel Ney (1769-1815) had been transferred to the Army of Sambre et Meuse in June 1794. Ney was promoted to Général de Brigade in August 1796, and commanded cavalry on the German fronts. Ney was one of Napoleon's original 18 Marshals of the Empire.In 1795, the Sambre-et-Meuse fought on the middle Rhine. On June 7, 1795,the Army of Jean-Baptise Jourdan (1762-1833) concluded the long but successful Siege of Luxembourg. Operations east of the Rhine were less successful that year, with the French capturing, then losing Mannheim. On October 13, 1795, the recipient of this letter, General Jean Baptiste Kleber (1753-1800), fought a brilliant rearguard action at the bridge of Neuwied and in the offensive campaign of 1796, he served as Jourdan's most active and successful lieutenant."

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        Europäische Annalen. (Hrsg. von Ernst Ludwig Posselt). Jahrgge 1-15,1 (von 26) in 29 Bänden. Mit 12 Heften je Jahrgang (wenige Doppelhefte). Mit Portr., 51 mehrf. gefalt. Tabellen (teils doppelseitig), 8 gefalt. gestoch. Karten (l teilkolor.) und 3 Kupfertafeln. Kleisterpapier-Pappbde d. Z. (berieben, Kanten etwas bestoßen) mit handschriftl. Rückenschild und Signaturmarken.

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1795-1809.. . Umfangreiche, geschlossene Folge, darin die komplette Reihe der von Posselt seit Beginn bis zu seinem Freitod 1804 herausgegebenen Zeitschrift; so von größter Seltenheit. Die Zeitschrift bildete das Gegenstück zu Archenholz' norddeutscher 'Minerva'. "Unter den deutschen Journalisten, die der Revolution ihre Sympathien bewahrten, ragte E. L. Posselt hervor. Erfüllt von dem Gedanken des antiken Staatsbürgertums, hatte er die Französische Revolution mit wärmster Teilnahme begrüßt. Ein Bewunderer der Girondisten, durch den von ihm verabscheuten Terrorismus am Glauben an das Evangelium der Ideen von 1789 nicht erschüttert, begann er ... mit der Herausgabe einer Monatsschrift, der 'Europäischen Annalen'" (zit. nach A. Stern). Die Zeitschrift genoss damals einen hervorragenden Ruf und wurde nach Lichtenberg von der englischen Monatsschrift 'The Monthly Magazine' zum besten politischen Journal des Jahres gewählt. Posselt verbürgt sich in seiner Ankündigung für "eine vollständige, unpartheyische, bescheiden freimüthige Darstellung , ein treues historisches Gemählde von Europa, so wie jedesmal dessen neueste Gestalt ist." Seine 'Annalen' sind ein faszinierender Spiegel ihrer Zeit. Sie berichten z. B. über Carnots Feldzug, Frankreichs Verfassungen, den Baseler Frieden, Washingtons Rücktritt als Präsident, den englisch-holländischen Krieg, Frankreichs Seekrieg, über die geheime Convention zwischen dem König von Preußen und der fränkischen Republik, die Teilung Polens, über Napoleons Feldzüge in Syrien und Ägypten, Heft 2 von 1800 mit einem ausführlichen 'Chronologischen Register der fränkischen Revolution', Vergleich der Schulden Frankeichs und Großbritanniens, Pitt und Englands Finanzen, Englands Handel, die britische Flotte unter Nelson, Kongress zu Rastadt, geheime Artikel zum Traktat von Campo Formio, über amerikanische Staatspapiere, Traktat zwischen der fränkischen und helvetischen Republik, 1803 mit 14 beidseitig bedruckten statistischen Tafeln über Gebietsverluste und -gewinne der europäischen Staaten, über die Einführung des Code Napoleon, 'Ueber die Bank von Frankreich', über Archenholz' 'Elegie am Grabe des preußischen Staates' u.v.a.m. Nach Posselts Tod erschien die Zeitschrift noch bis 1820 und erlebte unter dem Titel 'Allgemeine politische Annalen' mit den Redakteuren Heinrich Heine und Friedr. Ludwig Lindner noch einen späteren, kurzen Aufschwung. - Vom Jahrgang 1809 ist nur die erste Hälfte, die Hefte 1-6 vorhanden. Mit den Orig.-Vorderumschlägen und zahlreichen oft mehrseitigen Verlagsankündigungen. Vorsätze und Umschläge gestempelt, teils durchschlagend, Vorsätze zusätzlich mit Signaturmarken. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. - Diesch 435. Kirchner 1737. Hocks/Schmidt 65. Goed. VI 309, 14. Fischer, Cotta, 139 und weitere 32 Nummern bis 1272.

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        Printed Document of the North American Land Company declaring Bird Savage and Bird of London own 5 shares of the Company. Signed by Robert Morris as President and Jamexs Marshall as Secretary

      Philadelphia, 1795. 1 vols. Fine. 1 vols.

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        Origine de tout les cultes ou religion universelle

      12 hardcovers, halfleather, 8vo, appr. 5400 pps., H. Agasse, Paris, 1795 [L'an III. de la Republique], Wormholes, books have been treated, there are open places in the spines due to wormholes. Namestamps. Page numbering in vol. 1.2 (pps. 479-516) and 6.1 (pps. 81-97) erratic, but no missing pages fair/good/no dj

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        An History of the Earth and Animated Nature

      Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey [by R. Folwell (vols. 1 and 2); by Wrigley & Berriman (vol. 3)], 1795. First American edition, one of 3,000 copies printed. 55 copper plates engraved by J. Seymour, James Smithers and Scot & Allerdice, some after H. Weston. 4 vols. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, spines attractively gilt-decorated. Some rubbing, chipping of spines, some browning and offsetting, mostly of endpapers and of index, 10 page subscriber's list at the back of vol. 4 including Thomas Paine AM, Timothy Pickering, Willam Franklin, Henry Ten Brook, Robert Trail[l] of Easton, Laurence Washington and Bushrod Washington. In a brown cloth open-end case. First American edition, one of 3,000 copies printed. 55 copper plates engraved by J. Seymour, James Smithers and Scot & Allerdice, some after H. Weston. 4 vols. 8vo. Subscriber's copy with signature of Rob. Traill on titles - he is on the subscriber's list as Robert Trail of Easton, (Pa.) Joseph Seymour, is known best for the plates he engraved for Isiash Thomas' Bible. James Smithers, apparently did quite a bit of engraving for Robert Bell. He is thought to have been a gunsmith and ornamenter of guns as well as engraving. (Fielding "Dictionary of American Painters ... " p. 872) Robert Scott, was a Philadelphia engraver and watchmaker. In 1793 he was appointed the engraver of the United States Mint at Philadelphia. Riding on the vogue of Newtoniana and it's popularity Goldsmith wrote this work. It was so popular, especially in America that apparently Parson Weems sold one thousand copies of this title in one year (Nye). Shipton and Mooney 28756; Clarkin, Mathew Carey 213

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        Karte von Frankreich in XVI Blättern. Nach [Cesar Francois] Cassini [de Thury] und dem Atlas National wie auch nach des [Anton Friderich] Büsching Erdbeschreibung und den besten Hülfsmitteln entworfen.

      Berlin, Verlag der Königl. Preuss. Akademischen Kunst und Buchhandlung, 1795.. Grenzkolorierte Kupferstichkarte bestehend aus 4 auf Lwd. aufgezogenen Blättern mit jeweils 12 Segmenten. Ca. 101 cm x 122 cm. In Pp.-Schuber der Zeit (etw. beschabt).. Erste Ausgabe dieser detaillierten Karte von Frankreich aus der Zeit französischen Revolution, basierend auf der Carte de France de l'Academie (auch Carte de Cassini genannt) von Cesar Francois Cassini de Thury. - "Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann (1754 - 1840) kann als Begründer der gewerblichen Kartographie in Berlin bezeichnet werden. ... Daniel F. Sotzmann war in seiner Zeit einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Kartographen. Er entwickelte für die kleinmaßstäbige Kartographie richtungsweisende Darstellungsarten, z. B. mit der Einführung von abstrahierten Signaturen als graphische Hauptelemente. Durch Sotzmanns vielseitige Verbindungen zu staatlichen und wissenschaftlichen Stellen und die damit verbundenen Informationen unterschieden sich seine Veröffentlichungen in Zuverlässigkeit, Informationsreichtum und Aktualität qualitativ deutlich von anderen zeitgenössischen Kartenpublikationen zum Gebiet Preußens. Hinzu kam, dass er in seine Tätigkeit Erkenntnisse aus der Mathematik, dem Ingenieurwesen und der Vermessungstechnik einbezog und ein talentierter Zeichner und Graveur war. Sotzmanns Arbeiten legten den Grundstein für Berlins Bedeutung als eine Stätte der Kartographie von Weltruf. Seine Werke wurden von Fachleuten, unter ihnen Napoleon I., wegen ihrer inhaltlichen Zuverlässigkeit und graphischen Eleganz hoch geschätzt. Viele Kartographen des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts beriefen sich mit einem Quellenhinweis ihrer Produkte auf Werke von Sotzmann, was zeigt, dass er einer der gefragtesten deutschen Kartographen seiner Zeit war" (Wikepedia Abruf vom 19.05.2015). - Kaum gebräunt oder fleckig. Karten verso mit aufgekl. hs. Titel.

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        Custodiam reports; or, a collection of cases relative to outlawries, and the grants thereon, as argued and determined on the revenue sides of the courts of exchequer, both in England and Ireland, with many references

      Dublin: J. Exshaw 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [4], 206, 179 [i.e., 180 (159 used twice)], [10 (index)] pp.. 1795 Sole edition: a treatise on outlawry in civil actions, with a custodiam "being a leafe from the crown under the seal of the Exchequer, whereby the lands and tenements, &c. of a person outlawed . . . are made over to the plaintiff for and towards satisfying of his debt" (p. 1). The appendix of precedents is paginated separately from the main text. 19th-century half calf and dark red ribbon-embossed cloth, very pleasingly rebacked, spine with gilt-stamped title and raised bands framed by bead-and-line blind tooling; original leather corners worn, cloth scuffed, front cover with faint traces of ring indentation and small area of bubbling by lower outer corner. Pages gently age-toned; one lower outer corner torn away, not touching text; one leaf with paper flaw in lower outer portion. A good solid copy that will present a pleasing appearance on the shelf.

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        A translation of the New Testament ... the second edition, with improvements

      London: Pr. by A. Hamilton for George Kearsley 2 vols. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). I: [4], viii, 410, [2] pp. II: [4], 472 pp.. 1795 Wakefield first published a volume of "those parts only of the New Testament which are wrongly translated in our common version" before having this complete Testament printed in 1791; this is the second edition, revised and corrected, of the entire translation. A theological and political controversialist, Wakefield adopted Unitarian principles, although the Cambridge History of the Bible says his New Testament is "in no sense sectarian." Each volume closes with extensive Notes; the last leaf of vol. I offers a list of other works by this author for sale from the same publisher; and the last page of the second volume has an affixed errata slip. The notes are quite direct and personal, with Wakefield remarking, e.g., on what effect or variety of accuracy he is trying to achieve; what the knot of difficulty at a particular point actually is, for the translator; and whose "excellent" reading he is following (and how the chosen version from the Coptic differs from the Syriac or AEthiopic). He expresses surprise that an "obvious construction" has "escaped the critics" so "remarkabl[y]" long as it has, and in another case confesses that he is "quite at a loss" as to how one clause is supposed to connect with another — definitely, he's a scholar who yet => lives in his pages. Provenance: Armorial bookplates of Justinian Minoch laid in. Recent quarter black morocco and stone pattern marbled paper–covered sides, leather edges tooled in blind; spines with gilt-stamped title, volume number, place/date, and compartment decorations. Bookplates laid in as above. Half-titles and title-pages with handsome old institutional pressure-stamp; each first text page with inked numeral. Intermittent light foxing, pages otherwise clean. An engaging pair of books in all respects.

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        Official letters to the Honorable American Congress, Written, During the War Between the United Colonies and Great-Britain

      Manning & Loring, Boston 1795 - First edition. Small octavo, contemporary full calf, red morocco spine labels, 2 volumes. In very good condition with volume two hinges reattached, small stain to a few leaves of volume two and overall toning, contemporary signatures in each volume. Rare in the original calf. Washington's Official Letters reveals his efforts to comply with the wishes of Congress while constantly at pains to secure adequate provisions and pay for his poorly trained and often disaffected troops. This scarce volume contains the General's warm acknowledgement of the signing of the Declaration of Independence ("I caused 'The Declaration' to be proclaimed before all the army under my immediate command"), correspondence from the grueling winter bivouac at Valley Forge, and a report of his Christmas victory at the Battle of Trenton. "Washington was consulted by Jefferson as to the publication of these papers, and the latter was in constant correspondence with Carey during their preparation. On July 3, 1792, Jefferson gave Carey formal permission to use the State Papers." Carey was adamant that as much as possible should be revealed to the public, and on this subject, Jefferson wrote in 1796, "The whole of the M.S.S. examined I passed by myself, and the doubtful passages referred to the President & passed by him, were proper for publication [for although] there were passages which might on publication create uneasiness in the minds of some, & were therefore referred by me to the President, yet I concurred fully in the opinion he pronounced that as these things were true they ought to be known. [T]o render history what it ought to be the whole truth should be known. I am no friend to mystery & state secrets. [T]hey serve generally only to conceal the errors & rogueries of those who govern" (Library of Thomas Jefferson 492). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Icones plantarum Helvetiae, ex ipsius Historia stirpium Helveticarum denuo recusae, cum descriptionibus clarissimi auctoris, ejusque praefatione de rebus historiam naturalem Alpium Helveticarum illustrantibus. Additis notis editoris. (Mit Anmerkungen hrsg. von Jacob Samuel Wyttenbach).

      Bernae (Berne), Societatis Typographicae, 1795,. in-folio, XXXVIII (preface) + 68 p. (botan. descr. of the plates), with large vignette on title, engraved by Balthasar Anton Dunker, and 52 mostly full page plants on 48 (13 folding) plates, after C.J. Rollin, engraved by Georg Daniel Heumann, Johann Stoercklin, Seligmann, as well as Christian Friedrich and Johann Christian Gottfried Fritzsch, h.-leather binding, spine with orange titlepiece, boards with marbled paper.. A posthumous work, edited by Jacob Samuel Wyttenbach from material gathered by Haller for a new edition of his work "Historia stirpium indigenarum Helvetiae" (1768). The splendid copperplates show accurate illustrations of Swiss plants around the middle of the 18th century. A new edition was published in 1813.Von der 1758 durch den Berner Patrizier Vincenz Bernhard von Tscharner gegründeten Societe Typographique verlegte und durch den Berner Pfarrherrn und Botaniker, Jacob Samuel Wyttenbach, besorgte Neuausgabe der prachtvollen Kupfer zu Hallers "Historia stirpium indigenarum Helvetiae" (1768), einer akkuraten Darstellung schweizerischer Pflanzen in der Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts. "Kein Land konnte sich damals rühmen, seine Flora so ausgezeichnet dargestellt zu besitzen ..." (B. Studer). Schon als Jüngling durch Umgang mit Haller, Sprüngli u.a. für die Naturgeschichte begeistert, widmete sich Herausgeber Wyttenbach (1748-1830) nach vollendetem Theologiestudium mit Vorliebe botanischen Exkursionen. Mit Struve und Deluc befreundet, wurde Wyttenbach einer der bedeutendsten Förderer wissenschaftlicher Forschung in Bern und Mitbegründer wissenschaftlicher Gesellschaften."Von besonderem Wert sind die Tafeln der Orchideen mit ihrer genauen Wiedergabe der Blütendetails" (Kat. Göttingen A. von Haller, 1977-78), No. 43.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen BBI 775 (mentions only 48 plates); Plesch/Sotheby 316; Pritzel 3729; Berner TB (1853), 317 (to Wyttenbach); vgl. Studer, Geschichte der physischen Geographie der Schweiz (1863), 395; neither in Lundsgaard-Hansen nor in Monti.

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        The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County, the Second Edition, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      London, Nicol, Robinson, & Debrett, 1795.. Two volumes. Octavo. Pp. xvii, (vii), 400, plus 2 maps, "East Norfolk" and "Sketch of County", engraved on a single folding sheet, foxed; xvi, 392, (4), index. Includes "Address to the Public". Hardcover, attractively bound in contemporary full tree calf, bit rubbed along edges, expertly rebacked in matching style though not uniformly, one volume retaining original backstrip, both gilt with morocco label; corners bumped, crack to inner hinge. A handsome set in fine overall condition. ~ Second edition, the first printed in 1787, "the two being literally, verbally, and in page, the same". (- Preface)..

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        The way to wealth or Poor Richard improved

      Paris: "Ant. Aug, Renouard, Appolines street". 1795. "8vo, pp. [4], 181, [5]; parallel text in English and French; engraved frontis portrait by Duplessie after Tardien; likely original pink paste- paper boards, rubbed and a bit worn, but sound. Printed in Dijon by P. Causse. This is the first edition of this title to be printed in France. Several letters are also first published published here, as well as the ""Dialogue Entree la Gout et Franklin,"" and ""Franklin's Epitaph Written by Himself."" Observations sur les sauvages du Nord de l?'Amerique noted by Ford as sometimes bound in is not included, nor are the often found terminal ads. Ford 135: [The Way to Wealth] ?"has been oftener printed and translated, I believe, than any other work from an American pen?" (p.55). Sabin 25596."

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        Anthologia graeca cum versione latina H.Grotii. Edita ab Hieronymo de Bosch. 3 Bände.

      Utrecht, Wild & Altheer, 1795-, 1798.. 4°, circa 27 x 22 cm. 3 Titel jeweils mit gestochener Vignette, XX, 551; XII, 579; XVI, 526 SS. Pergament d. Zt., die Deckel jeweils mit gekröntem Adler in Goldprägung. Ebert I, 700; Hoffmann I, 171: "Diese Sammlung, im Aeussern auf das Liberalste ausgestattet, enthält in den 3 ersten Bänden die Planudische Anthologie nebst vierfachem Anhange von Epigrammen. Dem Text gegenüber steht die durch Treue und dichterisches Verdienst gleich ausgezeichnete Grotius'sche lateinische Uebersetzung". Elegante, durchgehend zweisprachig griechisch-lateinische Ausgabe mit der von allen Bibliographen gelobten Übersetzung von Grotius (Hugo de Groot, 1583-1645), die hier erstmals abgedruckt ist. - Hier komplett die drei Textbände mit der griechischen Edition und vollständigen Übersetzung. Erst in den Jahren 1810 und 1822 erschienen noch zwei zusätzliche Bände mit Kommentaren von de Bosch, Sylburg und Salmasius. - Gut erhalten, gering angestaubt, nur der Schnitt etwas fleckig, Titelblätter etwas gebräunt, sonst innen meist sehr sauber und frisch. Einbände berieben und etwas angestaubt, dennoch dekorativ.

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        Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Ein Roman. Herausgegeben von Goethe

      Bln., Fft. u. Lpz. (Bd. 2), Johann Friedrich Unger 1795.. 4 Bde. kl.-8°. 2 Bll., 364; 374 (2 S. Nachricht an den Buchbinder u. Verlagsanz.); 371; 507 S., 2 Bll. (Verlagsanz.). Mit 3 (v. 8 Musikbeilagen). HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückensch. Ohne Reihentitel. Zwischentit. v. Bd. 2 beschn. Durchgeh. Braunrand in der ersten Hälfte v. Bd. 4. EA Goedeke V, 3, 416; Slg. Borst 729; Kippenberg II, 7947 - Erstausgabe des klassischen Bildungs- und Entwicklungsromans von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Erschien als Band 3-6 der "Neuen Schriften". Bd. 2 wohl in der Titelaufl.

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        Hochgebirgslandschaft mit kleinem See.

      - Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin. 11,4:16 cm. – Verso: Fragment einer Landschaftsskizze. Bleistift. Provenienz: Süddeutscher Privatbesitz. Nach dem Besuch der Kasseler Akademie brach Rohden schon als 17jähriger nach Italien auf. Seit 1795 lebte er vorwiegend in Rom. In Deutschland hielt er sich 1801/02 und 1811/12 auf und 1827/29, als er zum Hofmaler in Kassel ernannt worden war. Obwohl ihn diese Berufung und das damit verbundene Gehalt, wie J.M. Wagner (1777-1858) Anfang 1827 an König Ludwig I. schrieb, aus langjähriger Mutlosigkeit aufrichtete, ließ er sich bereits 1829 beurlauben, um nach Rom zurückzukehren. Die Unterstützung, ein großzügiges Jahresgehalt, die ihm auch nach der Entlassung aus dem Hofdienst zuteil wurde, sicherte seine Existenz, für die seine sehr sorgfältige, aber seit den 40er Jahren nicht sehr umfangreiche Produktion allein nicht ausgereicht hätte.

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        A New System of Modern Geography: or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commerical Grammar; and Present State of the Several Nations of the World, Containing... (Volume II)

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1795. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Full calf, gilt-stamped lettering in black and red leather spine labelsl pp. xi (title-p., list of subscribers), [1] (directions to binder), 704, 43 (geographical table, "men of learning and genius," index). With the section on America. Spine and boards heavily scuffed. From the library of John Rutherford, U.S. Senator during George Washington's presidency, with his bookplate on front paste-down. The town of Rutherford, New Jersey, is named for his family.

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        Description of a forty-feet reflecting telescope.

      . London, The Royal Society of London, 1795. 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..

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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.

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        The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County, the Second Edition, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      London, Nicol, Robinson, & Debrett, 1795.. Two volumes. Octavo. Pp. xvii, (vii), 400, plus 2 maps, "East Norfolk" and "Sketch of County", engraved on a single folding sheet of cotton rag paper; xvi, 392, (4), index. Includes "Address to the Public". Hardcover, uniformly bound in attractive contemporary full speckled calf, spines richly gilt with allegorical emblems, lettering, and decorative tooling, red morocco label lettered in gilt, board edges gilt tooled. In fine overall condition. Excellent set, exceptionally clean and well preserved. ~ Second edition, the first printed in 1787, "the two being literally, verbally, and in page, the same". (Preface). ~ Provenance: From the bequest of Sir Richard Gregory of Ireland and London, Honorary Member of the Board of Agriculture with his attractive armorial bookplates to each paste-down..

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