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        Aktenmäßige Darstellung der Deutschen Union, und ihrer Verbindung mit dem Illuminaten-, Freimaurer- und Rosenkreutzer-Orden. Ein nöthiger Anhang zu den höchst wichtigen Erinnerungen zur rechten Zeit.

      Wien Rehm ; 1796 - EA; kl.-8°; 301 (3) S. mit 1 gefalteten Tabelle; HLdr d. Zt. mit farbigen R'schild (leicht bestoßen, vereinzelt ganz gering stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar) 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        The Antient Bee-Master's Farewell; or, Full and Plain Directions for the Management of Bees to the Greatest Advantage

      London G. G. and J. Robinson 1796. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some joint wear. Ownership signature to half title. Contents bright First Edition Leather cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xvi, 273pp. Two engraved plates.

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        Beschreibung der aeussern und innern Merkwürdigkeiten der Königlichen Schlösser Berlin, Charlottenburg, Schönhausen in und bey Potsdam ein Handbuch für Freunde und Einheimische. Neu vermehrte Auflage.

      Berlin W Oehmigke d J 1796 - gest. Tit. m. altkol. Vign. im Oval, 3 altkol. Kst. auf 2 Taf., Dedic. ( an Luise von Preussen ), 2 Bll., 296 SS., 1 Bl., kl.- 8°, Ppbd. d. Zt. m. Rvg. ( fl., best. u. l. ber. ). Berl.- Bibl. S. 494. - Hier wohl die zweite Ausgabe ( laut Berlin Bibliothek 2 . Aufl. = 1798 ). - Die in der Art von Miniaturen sorgfältig kolorierten Kupferstiche zeigen folgende Motive: " Ansicht von Sans Souci " ( Sanssouci ), " Ansicht des großen Schlüterschen Portals im in(n)ern Schloßhofe " ( Stadtschloss ), " Neues Palais " und " Marmor Palais " ( Potsdam ). - Minimal gebräunt, insgesamt aber sauber und sehr gut erhalten. - Selten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Vaudois, ou des habitans des vallées occidentales du Piémont, qui ont conservé le christianisme dans toute sa pureté, et à travers plus de trente persécutions, depuis le commencement de son existence jusqu'à nos jours, sans avoir participé à aucune réforme. 2 parties en un volume.

      Paris, Leclerc, 1796, - gr. in-8vo, 7 p. (titre, dédicace: ?aux protecteurs des Vaudois?,liste des souscripteurs) (+ 1 p. bl.) + XLIV (second titre et préface) + 1 ff. bl. + p. 27 à 132 (ainsi compl.) + 268 p. (seconde partie + ?Catéchisme des Vaudois? 1796 ), demi-basane brune, dos lisse avec filets dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin bleu (Reliure du XIXe). Bel exemplaire. Très rare. Les pages 239 à 263 contiennent, avec une page de titre particulière : ?Catéchisme des vaudois, tel qu?il a été publié par eux en l?année 1100. Avec la traduction française par l?auteur de l?histoire des Vaudois? Les pages 265 à la fin contiennent les tables. L?ouvrage est publié anonymement. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Blick auf den Vesuv vom Mare Morto bei Neapel (View of Mount Vesuvius from the Mare Morto Near Naples). Radierung.

       1796/98. In der Platte signiert und mit dem Titelt. Prachtvoller, gegensatzreicher Druck mit schmalem Rändchen. Auf Velin. 44,6 x 66 cm (Darstellung). Papier: 51 x 69,5 cm. Heller-Andresen 9 V. - Nach zehnjähriger Lehrzeit bei Mechel ging Gmelin ging 1787 nach Rom und ging im Frühling des Jahres nach Neapel, wo er auf Einladung Hackerts begann dessen Veduten zu stechen. Zugleich begann Gmelin selbständig zu arbeiten.- Vereinzelte sorgfältig geschlossene Randeinrisse, teils geringe Knickspuren. Sonst in sehr schöner Erhaltung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Neapel, Vesuv, Italien, Mare Morto

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        TRATADO DE LOS USOS, ABUSOS, PROPIEDADES Y VIRTUDES DEL TABACO, CAFÉ, TÉ Y CHOCOLATE; extractado de los mejores autores que han tratado de esta materia, á fin de que su uso no perjudique á la salud, antes bien pueda servir de alivio y curacion de muchos males.

      Imp. Real. Madrid, 1796 - . 20 cm. [10], 237 pág. (sign. [ ]5, A-O8, P7). Enc. en pasta española, tejuelo, cortes pintados. Ex libris de anterior poseedor. * Segunda edicià n de esta obra de referencia para las bibliografÃas relativas al tabaco y las bebidas del cafà , el chocolate y el tà . Describe su origen, propiedades y modos de cultivar, además, de sus aplicaciones en la medicina. Palau 133234. CCPB 67833-3. Tabaco, cafà , te y chocolate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Des Vaudois : Ou Des Habitans Des Vallees Occidentales Du Piemont, Qui Ont Conserve Le Christianisme Dans Toute Sa Purete Et A Travers Plus De Trente Persecutions, Depuis Le Commencement De Son Existene Jusqu'a Nos Jours, Sans Avoir Participe A Aucune Reforme.

      Paris : Chez Leclerc 1796 - 2 Volumes in one. Printed the 30th of January 1796. [4], xliv., [1] 28-132p; [1], 3-268p., vignettes. Subscribers list bound in this copy. Bound in modern quarter salmon leather. Gilt spine. Marbled boards and endpapers. Fine binding and cover. Library stamp to head of 2nd printed page. Stamp to head of first subscriber page. Dampstaining to pages, with the gutters stain throughout. Translated fragments of a Waldensian poem from the Franco-Provençal or Arpitan language. Waldensian Catechism on pg 253-68. Reprinted in English in 1827. Hoefer 7, 366; Barbier II 772. Jacques Brez was a botanist and historian of the Piedmont region as well as a minister. This book details the history of the Vaudois, or Waldensians, from 1100 and its foundation by Peter Waldo, through all eleven persecutions up to the Piedmont Easter of 1655 and the efforts of Joshua Janavel in the late 17th century. The Piedmont Waldensians had been settled in the high valleys of Piedmont since Waldo and his followers were run out of Lyons as they continued their pursuit of Christianity based on the New Testament. The Waldensians were the first splinter group from the Catholic faith prior to Martin Luther and the Lutherans and the first group to translate the Bible from the Vulgate. The timing of the publication is to be noted as several months had passed since the Piedmont had been overrun by the France which led to the 1796 Treaty of Paris, bringing the Piedmont back into French rule. Though it may be estimated that Brez wished to inform his fellow Waldensians and other about their history and struggle with the upcoming Napoleonic Wars, Napoleon allowed the Waldensians to enjoy genuine religious freedom, and he protected them in their rights. Following his defeat in 1814, they were again cruelly persecuted till 1848 when the King of Sardinia granted his Vaudois subjects freedom of religion on equality with his other subjects ending the nearly 800 year war between the Catholic Church and the Waldensians. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographiesche Carte von den Niederstift Münster nebst den angrenzenden Ländern entworfen und zusamen getragen im Jahre 1796. von C. Wilckens Chur Hannoverischen Ingen. Lieutenant gestochen von J.F. Salzenberg in Hannover. - In der Hahnschen Buchhandlung zu Hannover und beyden Herausgeber zu haben':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. J.F. Salzenberg in Hannover n. C. Wilckens, dat. 1796, 59 x 73,5 Scharfe, Abriss der Kartographie Brandenburgs 1771-1821, S. 114; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 96 u. 387. - Seltene Karte des Niederstifts Münster mit den Ämtern Meppen, Cloppenburg und Vechta in dem Gebiet zwischen Oldenburg, Lemförde, Lingen und Leer. - Oben rechts Titel. - Unten rechts Erklärungen. - Faltkarte auf Leinen - perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        SCHEDULE of Papers. [41papers]. [Collection of Printed Internal Communications in the RoyalNavy, October 1796 - January 1797, Pertaining to the French Expeditionto Ireland]. (No title page, apparently as issued; completed frominternal information).

      N.p., British Admiralty. 1796 - 1797.. Soft cover. 4to, 29cm,un-paginated. About 55 pp., including several folding tables, stab sewn,in the original plain blue wraps, frayed along the spine, wraps a bitwrinkled, very good condition, very rare. (ids) The documents concernthe state and condition of His Majesty's ships, and orders and lettersconcerning their sailing and deployment. This is all in reaction to theFrench expedition to Ireland, which was monitored by the British Fleetunder Colpoys. Despite all the bustle reported in these communications,the British fleet was ineffective and Colpoys was replaced. Fortunatelyfor the British, though maybe not so fortunate for Irish patriots, theweather accomplished what the Royal Navy could not, sending the Frenchfleet home in tatters. This is a fascinating document from the NapoleonicWars, pertaining to one of the more colorful incidents of that troubledperiod. - With the bookplate of well known collector and bibliographer,Mario Witt. .

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        Versuch einer medicinischen Topographie von Berlin

      Berlin, Felisch, 1796. 20,5 x 12,5cm, zeitgen. Pappband, Rückenschild (verblaßt), berieben; Titel mit Vignette, XII, 382 S., 10 Falttabellen Formey (1766-1823) hate in Halle und Göttingen studiert, war nach mehreren Reisen Leibarzt beim König in Potsdam und ab 1798 Professor für Medizin in Berlin am Collegium med.-chirurgicum. In seiner Topographie beschreibt er Lage und räumliche Bedingungen von Berlin, die Bevölkerungsstruktur und -entwicklung, die Krankenanstalten und Statistiken der Erkrankungen (Tollwut, Blattern, Schwindsucht u.a.m.), die Sterberaten, die medizinischen Lehranstalten - insgesamt ein sehr informativer Bericht über die gesundeitliche Situation in Berlin gegen Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts. Im Original außerordentlich selten! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Medizin, Topographie, Statistik

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        REAL CEDULA DE S M Y SEÑORES DEL CONSEJO EN QUE SE MANDA OBSERVAR, Y GUARDAR EL TRATADO DE AMISTAD, LIMITES Y NAVEGACION CONCLUIDO Y RATIFICADO ENTRE SU REAL PERSONA Y LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMÈRICA

      Huesca, 1796. Folio. Old stain on final leaf, affecting a few lines of text; light marginal stain on two leaves. Else near fine. In a half morocco box. A rare regional printing of this far-reaching treaty. The treaty, comprising twenty-three articles, was signed on Sept. 4, 1796. Senator Thomas Pinckney represented the United States in the difficult negotiations. Various clauses of the treaty define the boundaries of Florida, establish the Mississippi as the definite boundary between Spanish Louisiana and the settlements of the United States and, most significantly, secure common navigation of the Mississippi for Americans and Spaniards. After 1783, Spain had asserted her absolute right to the navigation of the Mississippi. To the western settler, the Alleghenies and the bad roads were enough to cut off any route to market other than down the river, and it was not easy to restrain acts of forcible defiance of the Spanish claim. The northern states were willing to allow the Spanish claim in return for a commercial treaty, but the southern states protested angrily, and the question threatened the stability of the United States. The specter was not laid to rest until the negotiation and ratification of this treaty, which had wide-reaching ramifications for American expansion. This printing is not in Palau, Medina, Servies, nor on OCLC. Rare.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Les liaisons dangereuses. Lettres recueillies dans une société. 2 volumes.

      London, 1796. - circa 19,4 x 12,7 cm. 2 engraved frontispieces, 415 pp.; 2 ff.; 398 pp., 13 engraved plates Green Morocco with richly gilt spine and covers, fore-edges and inner margins to endpapers, two gilt labels (probably around 1900) Sander 356; Cohen-R. 235; Gay-L. II, 850: "C’est la plus belle édition de cet ouvrage." Famous edition of one of the best French novels of the 18th century with 15 engraved plates after Monnet, Gerard and Fragonard by Baquoy, Duplessis-Bertaux, Dupreel, Godefroy, Langlois, Lemire, Lingee, Masquelier and Patas. - Here the original edition from 1796 with all criteria as required. There is a reprint from Paris around 1812 that has though a few altered characteristics to the title-page. - Very elegant bindings with bookplates of the bibliophile Laurent Aurrie. - Fine, just very minor browning, a little rubbed, but very decorative. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Der Insecten erster Theil. [Und:] Der Insecten zweyter Theil. [Und:] Der Insecten dritter Theil..

      Augsburg, Engelbrechtische, 1796 - 1798 Kl.8°, 1. Teil: Gestochenes Titelbl., XLVIII, 376 S. u. 1 zweimal gefaltete gestochene «Instructionstafel» u. 46 gestochene u. handkolorierte Taf.; 2. Teil: Gestochenes Titelblatt., 424 S. u. 52 gestochene handkolorierte Taf.; 3. Teil: Gestochenes Titelbl., 418 S., 11 Bl. Register u. 52 gestochene handkolorierte Taf., Kart. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Rundum-Rotschnitt, Deckel u. Kanten etw. berieben, einige Abspleissungen des Überzugspapiers, Ecken etw. bestossen, jeweils Einträge von alter Hand a. Vs.; die Tafeln in Bd. 2 im Text verteilt eingebunden, im 1. und 3. Teil hingegen im Anhang auf Vakat-Trägerblättern montiert, die mit den Insekten-Bezeichnungen von alter Hand in Tinte beschrieben sind (die Tafeln im Bund vom Leim tlw. fleckig bzw. gespleisst); 1. Teil: Blatt mit den S. 65 f. fehlt; 2. Teil: Taf. 38 etw. gebräunt; 3. Teil: Käfer Nr. 202 auf Taf. 29 und Käfer Nr. 228 auf Taf. 32 ausgeschnitten, Käfer Nr. 310 auf Taf. 39 mit Verlusten, Taf. 47 verkehrt eingehängt; allg. gutes, farbfrisches Ex. Jeweils Erstausgabe. - Der vollständige Teil der Insekten (bei 25 Bänden des Gesamtwerks). - Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm (1758 - 1811) war der Sohn des Augsburger Kupferstechers und Kunstverlegers Christian Wilhelm. Inhabers der Martin Engelbrechtischen Kunsthandlung. Er besuchte von 1767 bis 1777 das Gymnasium bei St. Anna. studierte von 1777 bis 1781 in Leipzig Theologie. Philosophie und Philologie bei den Professoren Ernst Platner. Samuel Friedrich Nathanael Morus and Johann August Ernesti. Seit 1781 war er im Dienst der protestantischen Kirche in Augsburg. 1782/83 vertretungsweise auch Lehrer am Gymnasium bei St. Anna. Von 1786 bis 1796 war er Diakon der Barfüsser-Pfarrei. von 1796 bis 1806 Diakon bei St. Jakob und von 1806 bis 1811 Pfarrer der Barfsser-Pfarrei. Wilhelm war Mitglied mehrerer naturforschender Vereinigungen: \"Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin\". \"Naturforschende Gesellschaft zu Halle\". \"Vaterländische Gesellschaft der Ärzte und Naturforscher Schwabens\" und \"Regensburgische Botanische Gesellschaft\". Er war ein beliebter Prediger und Verfasser von Artikeln für Kalender. Almanache und Zeitschriften (überwiegend anonym). Seit 1792 Veröffentlichung der Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte im väterlichen Verlag in wöchentlichen Lieferungen. mit Illustrationen von namhaften Augsburger Kupferstechern. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Biologie - Insektenkunde

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        Laws of the United States of America, Including Acts Passed At the First Session of the Second Congress of the United States of America, Begun and Held At the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania on Monday, the Twenty-Fourth of October, 1791

      Philadelphia: Published By Authority. Fair. 1796. First Edition. Full-Leather. Full leather binding with red leather embossed label on spine. Front and back boards are loosening but holding . Leather is dried and flaking, especially at edges. Text block has moderate foxing in areas but pages generally clean; light edgewear to pages plus browning on edges. Several pages are dog-earred. Printed by Richard Folwell of Philadelphia. A nice collection of founding laws, acts and resolutions from the first and second sessions of the second Congress. Includes the Act establishing the United States Mint, the appropriations bill for 1792 for the United States (all of seven leaves! ) , an act for apportioning Representatives, and compensation for President Washington. Also includes the text of a treaty with Sweden, the Armistice Declaring A Cessation of Hostilities Between the US and Great Britain, and much more. ; Volume 2 Only of a Three Volume Set; Vol. 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 576 pp .

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        Choir Breviary (Franciscan use) and other texts, including the Ordinationes (Franciscan Ceremonial); Indutus planeta (Order of the Private Mass); Franciscan Liturgical Statutes from Metz, 1254; Benedictions; decorated medieval manuscript on parchment with musical notation

      DECORATED MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN ON PARCHMENT WITH MUSICAL NOTATION, Central or Northern Italy (Umbria?), c. 1260-1300, with later additions including a calendar of c. 1350. 265 x 185 mm. 225 folios on parchment, missing five leaves (collation, i8 ii2 [original structure uncertain; missing text after 1] iii11 [out of 12, missing 2, with loss of text] iv-vi12 vii10 [out of 12, missing 3 and 11, both with loss of text] viii-xi12 xii7 [out of 8, 8 cancelled with no loss of text] xiii11 [out of 12, missing 2, with loss of text] xiv8 xv-xx12), catchwords and quire signatures, written in a rounded southern Gothic bookhand in two columns of 22 lines (justification, 189-192 x 127-130 mm.), musical notation copied in two columns of 36 lines in square notation on red 4-line staves (justification, 203 x 120 mm.), ruled in lead with the top two, middle two, and bottom two horizontal rules full across and single full-length vertical bounding lines inside, outside, and between the columns, additional rules in lower and outer margins, red rubrics, red or blue paraphs, large ?"KL?" monograms in red and blue in the calendar, 2- to 3-line red or blue initials with contrasting pen decoration, numerous signs of centuries of use throughout. BINDING: Bound in Italy in the fifteenth century brown leather, blind-stamped with palmettes, rope-interlace, fleur-de-lis, and foliage, over substantial beveled wooden boards, rounded spine with four raised bads, four corner bosses on upper and lower boards, two clasp and catch fasteners, back to front (restored), edges once dyed green(?), rebacked with the spine laid down, resewn, with reinforcement strips added in the middle of quires, new head and tail bands, pastedowns comprise two fragments from another manuscript, copied in thirteenth-century Italy. TEXT: This volume is a Breviary, a liturgical manuscript that contains all the texts require for the celebration of the Divine Office. Beyond that, however, this large-format manuscript is a marvelous artifact of Franciscan life and worship. Used for singing by the Choir, it is notable for its content, including other texts not commonly found in more portable Franciscan Breviaries: the Franciscan Ceremonial (known to its editor in only 35 manuscripts), the Indutus planeta (Haymo of Faversham?'s description of the private Mass), the Franciscan liturgical statutes of 1254, and others. It is accompanied by additions over at least two centuries and other plentiful signs of early use. PROVENANCE: Copied in Italy for Franciscan use, as suggested by the evidence of the text, as well as the style of the script and decoration. Textual evidence shows that this must date after 1260, since it includes the Ritual for the Last Sacraments and other texts promulgated around then. The texts on ff. 1-10v, the calendar and the two following folios, are likely later additions, given differences in the script and decoration, but also Franciscan. Numerous additions to the calendar in many different hands, some of which added saints particular to central and Northern Italy. Belonged to Thomas Rodd (1796-1849), London; sold by Sotheby?'s, 2 February 1850, lot 120. Belonged to James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1820-1889). Halliwell-Phillips presented the book to Plymouth Proprietary Library (see bookplate on inside front cover); sold by the library, 12 December 1977, lot 62. CONDITION: Parchment cut away from the lower edges of about 10 leaves, sometimes patched with parchment or paper from other manuscripts, loss of text copied in black on f. 104 (powdered/rubbed away), bottom corners of ff. 166-177v very worn, outer corners soiled, ink has faded on some folios, some worming on the opening and closing folios, but otherwise in fairly good condition. Full description and photographs available (TM 785).

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        Autograph quotation signed ("Herder").

      N. p., 30. XI. 1796. - Oblong 8vo. 1 p. Unpublished poem "on St Andrew's day" (with a St. Andrew's Cross): "Was gebühret zum heutigen Fest dem frommen Hermiten? / Sagt, was fehlet ihm wohl? - Nichts als ein christliches Buch. / Auf dann! wandert zu ihm in seine verschneiete Zelle, / Drei Evangelien! bringt ihm noch ein viertes dazu / Gruß zum Jahre, das dir auf Sturmes Flügeln den Tag bringt, / Evangelien-Gruß, Freuden und Frieden und Heil! / Zwar ein wenig Heide, das bist du, und bleibst du. Die Taufe / Ist versehen an dir; bleibe nur bieder und gut!" - Occasional slight brownstaining.

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        TA., franz. Kirche, "Die französiche Kirche zu Potsdam".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. ( Joh. Friedr. Nagel), 1796, 17,7 x 28 Nicht bei Giersberg /Schendel und Drescher/Kroll. -Aus der Serie: "Sammlung aller schönen und merckwürdigen Parthien in sämtlichen Preussischen Staaten für seine Majestät den König, 1788". - Die franz. Kirche wurde von Knobelsdorf 1752/53 am Bassinplatz errichtet. Umbau durch Schinkel in den Jahren 1832 - 1834.

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        FOURTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: AT THE FIRST SESSION...AN ACT FOR ESTABLISHING TRADING HOUSES WITH THE INDIAN TRIBES [caption title]

      Philadelphia, 1796. folded folio sheet. Signed by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering at the end of text. Manuscript docket in an unknown hand on the blank fourth page. Fine. In a half morocco box. This act, known as the Trading House Act, was passed by the first session of the Fourth United States Congress on April 18, 1796. It sought to bring commerce with Indian tribes under the control of the U.S. government by licensing and restricting trade through a small group of authorized agents operating trading houses beyond the designated frontier of settlement. The act made purely private trade illegal, a step taken to control exploitation of the Indian populace, regulate border tensions, attempt to influence the Indians in their British and Spanish contacts to the North and South, and bring fees to the government. The assertion of government control over the Indian trade was a direct outgrowth of the American victory over the Indian tribes of the Old Northwest at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 and the Treaty of Greenville in August 1795, but it sought to address an endemic problem of illicit trade. As part of the peace, a boundary line known as "the Greenville line" was established, beyond which the U.S. government agreed to prevent settlement. By this act only licensed traders would be allowed into the Indian territories west of the line, working through agents in settled trading houses. The President would appoint agents to head the trading houses, and all trade had to be accounted for to the Executive branch. The price of trade goods would be regulated, and any private trade was strictly forbidden. Although the terms of the Greenville Treaty were soon abrogated, this act set the pattern for regulating the Indian trade until 1822, when the system was abolished. The act ends with the printed signatures of George Washington and John Adams, and the autograph signature of Timothy Pickering as Secretary of State. A Revolutionary soldier and key figure in Federal politics, Pickering served as Secretary of State from 1795 to 1800, first under Washington and then Adams. This would appear to be an official copy, actually signed by Pickering. All official copies of acts in the first three Congresses were signed by the Secretary of State, but the practice was then (supposedly) dropped; this is the first time we have seen a Fourth Congress act so signed. Rare: NAIP locates only five copies, evidently none signed.

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        REAL CEDULA OF S.M. Y SENORES DEL CONSEJO, EN QUE SE MANDA OBSERVAR Y GUARDAR EL TRATADO DE AMISTAD, LIMITES DE NAVEGACION CONCLUIDO Y RATIFICADO ENTRE SU REAL PERSONA Y LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMERICA

      Madrid, 1796. Folio. Gathered sheets, unstitched. Spine edge of first sheet a bit chipped. Minor soiling and foxing. Very good. In a half morocco clamshell case, cloth chemise. The first printed edition of this far-reaching treaty, present in a certified copy with the Royal Coat of Arms on the title-leaf. The treaty, comprising twenty-three articles, was signed on Sept. 4, 1796. Senator Thomas Pinckney represented the United States in the difficult negotiations. Various clauses of the treaty define the boundaries of Florida, establish the Mississippi as the definite boundary between Spanish Louisiana and the settlements of the United States and, most significantly, secure common navigation of the Mississippi for Americans and Spaniards. After 1783, Spain had asserted her absolute right to the navigation of the Mississippi. To the western settler the Alleghenies and the bad roads were enough to cut off any other route to market than down the river, and it was not easy to restrain acts of forcible defiance of the Spanish claim. The northern states were willing to allow the Spanish claim in return for a commercial treaty, but the southern states protested angrily, and the question threatened the stability of the United States. The specter was not laid to rest until the negotiation and ratification of this treaty, which had wide-reaching ramifications for American expansion. A very rare document. The Maggs-Streeter-Beinecke copy of this document realized $5000 at the Streeter sale in 1967.

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        An Address to Farmers on the Following Interesting Subjects: ... To Which is Added an Appendix , Containing the Most Approved Methods for the Management and Improvement of Tillage, Mowing and Pasture Lands; and for the Practice of the Art of Husbandry

      Salem [Massachusetts]: John Dabney. 1796. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First edition, 1796. Scarce. Advice for late 18th century farmers on a variety of subject including: the character of a farmer, importance of manure, labor, exchanging work, nurseries, orchards, cyder, keeping a day- book, contracting debts, clothing and diet, engaging in lawsuits, good neighbourhood, and education. The appendix is an alphabetical collection of advice on a wide variety of practical farming subjects. 20th century tan leather binding in smooth calf with gilt spine lettering, renewed endpapers, 6.5" tall, 64 pages plus errata page. Covers very good with little wear, text block sound, lower and outer margins trimmed quite closely but without loss of text, page age-toned throughout with some slightly darker dampstaining to the upper corner throughout, text readily legible, name of Prosper Rudd on title page, no other markings.

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        THE AMERICAN ATLAS; CONTAINING THE FOLLOWING MAPS.... [with:] AN HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, COMMERCIAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL VIEW OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA AND THE WEST-INDIES

      New York, 1796. Reid atlas: Folio. Modern half calf and marbled boards, calf tipped corners. Titlepage and maps expertly washed and rehinged, signs of foxing remaining on a few maps. Gutter margin on Maine map expertly refurbished. Overall a very good copy. Winterbotham: Three-quarter modern red morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt, leather labels. Tanned, some light foxing, else very good. The Reid atlas is one of the rarest and most interesting of American atlases, preceded only by the 1795 Carey atlas as the earliest United States atlas. It includes detailed engraved maps of North and South America, and the United States, with individual maps of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and the West Indies. The continent maps, the general map of the United States, and those of Kentucky and Washington are copied from the London edition of Winterbotham. The rest of the maps are original to this work. The Winterbotham properly accompanies the Reid atlas, although the two are usually found separately, noted "First American Edition" on the titlepage, although Howes lists an edition of 1795-96, in thirty-three weekly numbers bound in four volumes. He calls the present, enlarged edition the "best." Winterbotham was prosecuted for sedition for two sermons he preached in 1792. He was found guilty and sentenced to two years' imprisonment and a fine of £100 for each sermon. He wrote the present work while serving time in Newgate Prison. It treats the discovery and early settlement of America, the American Revolution, each of the states of the Northeast and South, the Northwest Territory, Canada, and settlements in South America and the West Indies. Most of the handsome plates illustrate birds, quadrupeds, and reptiles found in the West Indies. The color plate represents the tobacco plant. These are some of the earliest natural history plates produced in Philadelphia. The plate of the tobacco plant (third volume, opposite p.427) is the first color plate regularly published in an American book, here present in a very good impression, "Publish'd by Smith Reed and Wayland New-York.

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        Charte von der Grafschaft Mark nach ihren Kreisen, Aemtern und Gerichtsbezirken entworfen v. F.L. Güssefeld. 1796. Nürnberg bey den Homann. Erben. Mit R. Kayserl. allergn. Freyheit. - I. Rausch sc.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. I. Rausch n. Franz Ludwig Güssefeld b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1796, 44,5 x 53,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 234. - Zeigt die Grafschaft Mark mit der Einteilung in seine Kreise (Hammischer Kreis, Börde, Hördischer Kreis, Wetterscher Kreis, Altenaischer Kreis), Ämter (Amt Iserlohn, Amt Bochum, Amt Blankenstein, Amt Unna, Amt Hamm, Amt Lünen, Amt Schwerte), Gerichtsbezirke (Hochgericht Lüdenscheid, Gericht Altena, Hochgericht Schwelm etc.) sowie die Herrschaft Gimborn und Grafschaft Limburg. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche; unten links Erklärungen der Kartensymbole. - Seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        THE AMERICAN COAST PILOT; CONTAINING, THE COURSES AND DISTANCES FROM BOSTON TO ALL THE PRINCIPAL HARBOURS, CAPES AND HEADLANDS INCLUDED BETWEEN PASSAMAQUADY AND THE CAPES OF VIRGINIA - WITH DIRECTIONS FOR SAILING INTO, AND OUT OF, ALL THE PRINCIPAL PORTS AND HARBOURS...ALSO - COURSES, DIRECTIONS, DISTANCES, &c. &c. FROM THE CAPES OF VIRGINIA, TO THE RIVER MISSISSIPPI, FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS AND OBSERVATIONS. (APPROVED BY EXPERIENCED PILOTS AND COASTERS.)

      Newburyport, Ma., 1796. Original plain front wrapper, rear wrapper lacking, as is much of the spine paper. Wrapper soiled and edgeworn. Lightly age-toned, an occasional fox mark, some light staining in lower margin of half the text. Many corners folded. In all, a very good copy, in untouched original condition. In a blue half morocco and cloth box, spine gilt. First edition of the primary American navigational guide, the first such book to be compiled and printed in the United States. This copy bears an exceptional early provenance, having belonged to Portland, Maine ship's captain Lemuel Moody. Furlong's work includes detailed sailing directions to many of the east coast harbors and ports, listing courses and distances from Cape Cod and Cape Ann to the mid-Atlantic and all the way south to the Florida Keys. A section at the conclusion gives courses and distances between Passamaquoddy Bay and the Mississippi River. Not only a path-breaking American book, it was also crucially important in facilitating trade and commerce in the early years of the Republic. Publisher Edmund Blunt was the moving force behind the publication of Furlong's work. He also published Nathaniel Bowditch's NEW AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR in 1802 and the first American edition of John H. Moore's NEW PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR in 1799. Furlong's work takes pride of place as the earliest and rarest of native American navigational guides. There are many who have proposed that Lawrence Furlong did not exist, but was instead a pseudonym for Blunt himself. Lawrence Wroth, however, showed that Captain Furlong (1734-1806) was known as a sailor as early as 1758. Others have asserted that Blunt wrote the majority of the work and only used Furlong's name for credibility. John Campbell lays all questions to rest in his extensive study of Furlong's and Bowditch's works. Campbell writes that Furlong prepared the manuscript for Blunt in 1795, and in February 1796 deposited the work with the Newburyport Marine Society for the approbation of respected navigators. "Whatever may have been the origin of the Furlong book, there is no question as to the degree of success with which it met, from the beginning, in its busy maritime world" - Wroth. This copy bears the ownership signature on the front free endpaper of "Lemuel Moody 1796 Portland." Moody (1767-1846) came from a prominent Portland family. As a young boy during the Revolution he carried water to American troops, and later began a career as a ship's captain. In 1799 he and his crew aboard the Betsey were captured by French privateers during the "Quasi-War" between the United States and France. Shortly thereafter Moody retired from the profession of sailing, and put his energies into the construction and operation of the Portland Observatory, an important maritime signal tower, which served the merchant community of Portland for decades and which helped identify British ships in the area during the War of 1812. In 1825 Lemuel Moody published a detailed and significant map of Casco Bay, and he was instrumental in the construction of Portland's Mt. Joy Hospital and in the Portland Marine Society. Moody has corrected the text in several places, following the instructions in the errata. More significantly, this copy contains eight pages of manuscript notes in Moody's hand giving directions, for example, for anchoring in Cape Cod, for negotiating Sail Rock Passage in Maine, for Sombrero Passage near Anguilla, and for the leeward passage of Antigua. Other manuscript entries give "soundings on Georges Marsh" as well as "Latitudes of Sundries Places observed near to by L.M. corrected." "The first edition of the first book of sailing directions to be compiled and printed in the United States" - JCB. "A work whose influence upon American shipping is inestimable" - Rosenbach. All early editions of THE AMERICAN COAST PILOT are quite rare, and this first edition is superlatively rare, with only three other copies appearing at auction in the past forty years. The only copies to appear since 1991 sold for $57,600 (at the Frank Streeter sale) in 2007 and for $74,500 in 2011. This is an outstanding, unsophisticated copy, with a noteworthy contemporary provenance and manuscript navigational notes.

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        The Case of Labourers in Husbandry Stated and Considered in three Parts Part I, A View of their distressed condition. Part II, Principal Causes of their growing distress and number and the consequent increase of the poor-rate. Part III, Means of Relief proposed,

      Dublin: P. Byrne 1796 - FIRST DUBLIN EDITION. 8vo. (23 x 14 cm.) pp.viii+240. Uncut in original paper backed boards. First published in Bath and London the previous year. Initially based on researches into the living conditions of the labouring poor of Barkham, the work was then extended to include labourers' budgets from many English counties, as well as a few from Wales and Scotland. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht von Bendorf, Sankt Sebastian am Rhein und der Insel Niederwerth mit der Schlacht am 4. Juli 1796 ('Rhens öfvergäng och Bendorffs intagande af General Bernadotte den 4 Juli 1796. - Passage du Rhin et prise de Bendorff par le Général Bernadotte le 15 Messidor an IV. (Le 4 Juillet 1796.').

      - gouachierte u. eiweißerhöhte Lithographie v. Johan Elias Cardon n. Dahlström, um 1835, 54,5 x 76,5 Thieme-Becker, Bd. V, S. 587. - Johan Elias Cardon (1802 Stockholm 1878) lernte die Lithographie in München und Paris. - Sehr seltene großformatige Ansicht! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Traité élémentaire de l'imprimerie, ou le Manuel de l'Imprimeur ; avec 36 planches en taille-douce.

      chez Veuve Tillard et Fils, A Paris 1796 - In-8 de IV-348-(1) pp., 1 tableau replié et 36 planches, cartonnage moderne. Nouvelle édition, posthume, publiée deux années après l'exécution de Momoro. Né à Besançon, Momoro y acquit une formation de graveur et d?imprimeur ; il monta bientôt à Paris où il acquit rapidement une bonne réputation comme graveur de lettres. Il était à la veille de la Révolution un des meilleurs imprimeurs de Paris et son Traité élémentaire de l?imprimerie devint rapidement un classique. La Révolution le vit se lancer dans la politique ; dès juillet 1789, il imprima La France Libre de Desmoulins, et bientôt le Journal du Club des Cordeliers. Il s?attribua lui-même le titre de premier imprimeur de la Liberté. Momoro prit une part active à la déchristianisation et contraignit sa jeune femme à jouer le rôle de la déesse Raison lors de la grande fête parisienne. Mme Momoro, dit-on, pleura beaucoup pendant la cérémonie et s?évanouit sur l?autel lors de la célébration à Notre-Dame. Lors de la crise de ventôse, il tenta de jouer le rôle de conciliateur entre Cordeliers et Jacobins ; son rôle dans les événements de la période n?est pas très clair. S?associa-t-il ou non au mouvement favorable à une insurrection ? Ce n?est pas certain, bien qu?il semble l?avoir appuyé dans la section de Marat qu?il présidait à l?époque. Il fut arrêté le 23 ventôse, jugé et condamné avec les hébertistes. Rousseurs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Reize van Maarten Gerritsz. Vries in 1643 naar het noorden en oosten van Japan. Including: SIEBOLD, Philipp Franz Balthasar von. Aardrijks- en volkenkundige toelichtingen tot de ontdekkingen van Maerten Gerritsz. Vries, met het fluitschip Castricum a[nn]o. 1643.Amsterdam, Frederik Muller; [The Hague], Koninklijk instituut voor taal-, land en volkenkunde van Nederlandsch Indië, 1858. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With lithographed folding plate with reproductions of six signatures and a folded lithographed reproduction of the original map of Maarten Gerritsz. de Vries, coloured in outline. Modern black cloth with original publisher's front wrapper pasted on front board. Untrimmed, preserving deckles.

      Cat. NHSM, p. 180; Cordier, Japonica, col. 356; Nipponalia 2086; Tiele, Bibl. 1183. First edition of a transcription of the original 17th-century manuscript ship's log of the ship Castricum under the command of Maarten Gerritsz. de Vries, on its journey to the north of Japan to discover the coast of Tartary. Included is a geographical and anthropological commentary written especially for this publication but also separately published in the same year, by the well-known Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (1796-1866), a German physician and botanist, sent to Dejima (Japan) in service of the Dutch and the first European allowed to teach Western medicine to the Japanese. The editor Pieter Arend Leupe also added transcriptions of several 17th-century documents related to the voyage.Title-page and its conjugate detached and shaved, last quire, the map and the plate detached, otherwise in good condition and untrimmed.

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        Systematisches Handbuch der gesammten Chemie. 2. ganz umgearbeitete Auflage. 4 Bände.

      Halle, Waisenhaus, 1794-1796. - 8°. XVIII SS., 3 Bll., 560 SS.; 4 Bll., 638 SS.; 4 Bll., 760 SS.; VI, 352 SS. Ldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch. (beschabt, bestoßen, Rsch. tls. abgeschabt, Kapitale mit kleinen Läsuren, bei Bd. II Rücken etw. wurmstichig). Ferchl 199.- Maßgebliche, auf vier Bände erweiterte und auf Grundlage der neuen Lavoisierschen Theorie umgearbeitete Auflage.- Gren (Bernburg 1760 - 1798 Halle) war Chemiker, Physiker und Arzt, er verfasste Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts das viel gelesene 'Handbuch der Chemie', an dem nach dem Tode Grens auch Martin Heinrich Klaproth mitarbeitete. 1794 beginnt er mit der Herausgabe des 'Journals der Physik', die als 'Annalen der Physik' von Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert fortgeführt wurden.- Titel gestempelt und mit hs. Bes.-Vermerk. Papier leicht gebräunt und stellenweise etw. braunfleckig. Naturwissenschaften [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jones's English System of book-keeping, by single or double entry, in which it is impossible for an error of the most trifling amount to be passed unnoticed; calculated effectually to prevent the evils attendant on the methods so long established; and adapted to every species of trade…

      Bristol: Printed by R. Edwards, and sold by the author; by Grosvenor and Chater, London; and all the principal booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland,, 1796. Quarto (263 x 212 mm), pp. [viii], 29, [3], 8, [5], 7, 7, [17]. Contemporary full tree-calf, flat spine decorated in gilt with gilt lettering-piece. Joints cracked but firm, spine ends and corners a little worn, label slightly chipped; occasional light spotting; a very good copy. First edition of, perhaps the most famous and influential of all English books on accountancy, copy number 1933, licensed to Mr David Bowen of Carmarthen. "The [nineteenth] century opened with the continuing reverberations of the publication in 1796 of Edward Thomas Jones's English System of book-keeping ... This book was translated into several European languages, and gave rise to much controversy and provoked the publication of various 'national' systems of book-keeping. The passions inspired by Jones's book are without equal in the history of book-keeping and accountancy. The bitter wrangling, in print and in public debate, which resolved around the figure of Geestevelt in Amsterdam in the 1660s, was insignificant in comparison: it was local not international, and left no trace on subsequent developments. A major element in Jones's book, and in some of his later publications, was a sharp and intemperate attack on the double-entry system .... but the attack misfired, and Jones's attempt to replace the double entry by a modified form of single entry failed .... Jones nevertheless made several fruitful suggestions for improving the design and organization of accounting records and the checks on the accuracy of the records." (Yamey, Introduction to ICAEW catalogue). ICA, p. 85; Herwood 299; Kress B.3210; not in Goldsmiths'. For a full discussion of Jones and his work, see B. S. Yamey's chapter "Edward Jones and the reform of book-keeping", pp. 313?-324 in Littleton and Yamey, Studies in the History of Accounting (1956), and Bywater & Yamey, p. 196ff.

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        A Plan of the City and Harbour of Macao, A Colony of the Portugueze situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire.

      1796 - London, George Nicol, 1796. Coloured. 740 x 560mm. A large chart of Macao published in George Staunton’s 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', Britain's first official embassy to China. The town is shown in detail, with a 37-point key in English listing Forts, Parishes, Colleges, Covents, Chapels and other buildings of interest including the Customs House and the English Factory. Lord Macartney was the first British ambassador to China, arriving in 1793 and ordered to leave the same year. However in the short time the embassy was in the country much was learned about China, and the groundwork was laid for the founding of Hong Kong less than fifty years later.

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        Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen.

      - Nürnberg, gedrückt auf Kosten der Verfassers, (1796-] 1798-1862. 163 parts (in 136 volumes). Small-8vo (145 x 95mm) With 2336 coloured plates. Publisher's printed wrappers or old wrappers Apart from 4 text leaves which are lacking in the section on phanerogams and replaced by photocopies, and 11 text leaves and the last 2 parts 35 & 36 (containing plates 49-72 and explanatory text) of the section on fungi and also replaced by (coloured) photocopies, a complete set of this rare work. The 'Deutschlands Flora' is composed in 3 different sections. The first one 'Phanerogamen' has 96 parts with 1440 handcoloured engraved plates, the second section 'Cryptogamen' has 31 parts with 416 handcoloured engraved plates and the third part 'Pilze' has 36 parts with 480 coloured plates. A complete set has not been on the market since decades.Jacob Sturm (1771 -1848) may be considered the most famous engraver of entomological and botanical scientific publications in Germany at the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th century. During this period Nürnberg still was the centre of fine natural history book production in Germany. Sturm became a great collector of insects and founded the Nürnberg Society for Natural History. His plates are very delicately drawn and depict the smallest details and enjoyed a great popularity among naturalists. As most of his works were published in a small format, they could be purchased by a larger public."The book contains. neat and attractive little engravings, no more than 5 in. by 3 1/2 in. in size. He thus deliberately chose this minute format in order to make a knowledge of the German flora available by pictures to as many as possible and as cheaply as possible. Despite their smallness, they carry a surprising amount of detail. Jacob Sturm learnt his art from his father, Johann Georg Sturm, who was also a Nuremberg engraver" (Blunt & Stearn p.258-260).Junk 'Rara' I p. 68; Hilpert 'Zum Andenken an Dr. Jacob Sturm, den Ikonographen der deutschen Flora und Fauna', p. 18. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Friedrich Wilhelm II. (Berlin 25. 09. 1744 - 16. 11. 1797 Potsdam). König von Preussen ab 1786 und Markgraf von Brandenburg, Erzkämmerer und Kurfürst des Heiligen Römischen Reiches, im Volk 'Der dicke Lüderjahn' (Bedeutung Taugenichts) genannt. Ganzporträt stehend mit Familie, "Die königliche Familie am Schluß des Jahres 1796",.

      - Radierung n. u. v. Chodowiecki, 1796, 6,7 x 10,1 Bauer 1886; Engelmann 832 (II/III). - Auf dem Bild in der Mitte Friedrich Wilhelm II., links von ihm Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm (III.) mit Gemahlin, rechts Prinz Heinrich (Bruder von Friedrich II.), neben ihm Prinzessin Auguste, im Stuhl vorn die Königinwitwe Elisabeth Christine, ganz rechts Königin Friederike, Gemahlin des Monarchen, links unter einem Spiegel, auf einem Tisch, steht die Büste Friedrichs des Großen. - In einem dekorativen, vergoldeten, handgearbeiteten Rahmen um 1900 (verso mit einem Aufkleber der Galerie Bauer, Hannover ). - Sehr schönes Blatt.

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        [AUTOGRAPH MEMORANDUM REGARDING THE DETENTION OF THE SHIP HOLLAND ON AUGUST 7, 1796]

      [N.p., 1796. One bifolium sheet, each page 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. Old fold lines, some tanning and tearing to one interior fold. Else clean. Very good. John Trumbull's undated account of the British detention of the ship Holland of Philadelphia, captained by Joseph Dawson. Trumbull, during a period when he engaged in commercial trading in Europe, was travelling with his cargo of brandy from Rochefort, France to Gothenburg, Sweden aboard the Holland when she was stopped and boarded by the British fourteen-gun brig-sloop Suffisante, under the command of Captain Nicholas Tomlinson. Captain Tomlinson demanded to see the Holland's papers and then went about detaining most of the ship's crew aboard his own vessel. Trumbull, highly outraged at the delay of his cargo and the imposition upon his fellow countrymen, wrote the following note, included in the memorandum, to Captain Tomlinson: "To Captain Tomlinson of the Armed Brig the Suffisante in the Service of his Britannic Majesty. Colonel Trumbull, late Secretary to Mr. Jay, who negotiated the present Treaty between Great Britain and America, and Owner of the Cargo of the Ship Holland, presents his Compliments to Captn Tomlinson; has the Pleasure to send him a Copy of the Treaty abovenamed; and begs Captain Tomlinson to Reflect whether consitantly [sic] with the Articles which Mr. T has marked, it is Justifiable to divert the Holland from her Course, the ship being American built, the Property of Mr. Johnson, the American Consul in London, and the Cargo the property of Col. Trumbull, who also is a well-known American. If Captn. Tomlinson persists in taking the ship out out of her Course, Col. Trumbull particularly protests against his removing either Capt. Dawson or any of the People from on board. But, Captain Tomlinson should be very secure that He is Justified by his Instructions on this occasion, as either He or his Instructors must answer for the consequences of an Act against which Colonel Trumbull hereby formally protests, as a direct violation of the Treaty, & good Harmony which subsist between the United States of America and Great Britain." Shortly thereafter, Captain Dawson and his crew were returned to the Holland and Captain Tomlinson even came aboard and "behaved very civilly, drank a glass of claret with us, and returned on board his Brig." There is no indication of the intended audience for this document. It has the appearance of a draft, as there are several bits crossed out or amended. It is possible that this episode was recorded for inclusion in Trumbull's autobiography, though it does not appear in that volume, or for possible diplomatic use later. Hailed as the official painter of the Revolution, Trumbull studied painting and art in England and France. The youngest son of the governor of Connecticut, the elder John Trumbull very much wanted his son to go into law. Trumbull did study the law, but gladly joined the fight against the British when the Revolution broke out. He eventually served as Washington's second aide-de- campe, having been brought to the General's attention through some very accurate drawings he had made of British gun emplacements. He rose to the rank of colonel as a deputy adjutant-general, but resigned the commission he finally received because it was dated three months late, a slight his honor could not tolerate. He refused to return to the law, finding it quite distasteful, and chose instead to pursue his true passion, art, against his family's wishes. Though he was never particularly wealthy in this pursuit, he did achieve a certain amount of success in his own lifetime. Among his most famous works are those commissioned in 1817 by Congress to adorn the Capitol building: "The Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga," "The Surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown," "The Declaration of Independence," and "The Resignation of General Washington.

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        SEDER HAGADAH SHEL PESAH: IM BIRKHOTEYA LIFNEYHEM VELE AHAREYHEM, VE'IM TSIYURIM NA' IM VE' AREVIM LEKOR'EYHEM VEKEPRAT LAKTANIM ... SHELO YISHNU ...

      [Karlsruhe]; Nidpas Bek"k Karlasroa. [1796]. Hardcover. Original Boards. 12mo. 24 Leaves [i. E. 48 pages]. 17 cm. First edition. In Hebrew with some Yiddish. Yaari 282. Vinograd Karlsruhe 33. Illustrated title page. Pesach Haggadah. Karlsruhe, [1796]. With instructions and laws in Yiddish. Ownership notations in Yiddish and German; illustration of fortress and knight on horse on binding leaves. Printed on rag paper. Subjects: Judaism - Liturgy - Texts. Haggadot - Texts. Seder - Liturgy - Texts. Haggadot. Judaism - Liturgy. Seder - Liturgy. OCLC lists 3 copies (Duke, Gratz, Amsterdam) , none north or west of Philadelphia. Binding rebacked. Light foxing and soiling throughout, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (HAG-16-11) .

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        Biblia Dat is de Gantsche H. Schrifture vervattende alle de Canonyke Boeken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments, uyt de Oorspronkelyke Talen in onze Nederlandsche Tale getrouwelyk overgezet door Last van de Hoog Moog. Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenigde Nederl. en volgens het besluyt van de Sinode Nationael gehouden tot Dordrecht in de Jaaren 1618 en 1619. Door gemeene ordre der Kerken van Drukfouten verbeterd. WITH: Het Boek der Psalmen, nevens de Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland in gebruik. Door last van de Hoog Mogende Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, Uit drie berijmingen, In den jaare 1773, gekooren, Met de noodige daar in gemaakte veranderingen.

      Haarlem, Johannes Enschede en Zoonen/Psalms etc.: Amsterdam, Johannes Bouwer, and Widow Johannes Ratelband 1796/1802 - (gegraveerde titelpagina) 416, 126 folia, z.p., 77 (3) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, 2 zilveren sloten, 4 zilveren hoeken, 2 zilveren kettingklampen met een zilveren ketting van ca. 2 meter lang, goud op snede en geciseleerd boekblok, 8° H. 18,5 x B. 12 x D. 7 cm. (mist de titelpagina van het Nieuwe Testament, zijkanten rug vakkundig gerestaureerd. Staphorster kettingbijbel met daarin het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, de Psalmen en Gezangen en de Formulieren. Aantrekkelijke band gebonden in zwart geciseleerd leer voorzien van zilverwerk en een vergulde snede met een geciseleerd bloemmotief. Het zilveren beslag is vormgegeven in de bekende schelpvorm, omgeven door enkele florale en ornamentale motieven. De vorm van dit beslag was afkomstig uit Friesland en werd vervaardigd in de stad Meppel. Rond Staphorst werd deze vormgeving bijzonder populair en hierdoor is vrijwel al het Staphorster boekzilver uniform aan aan dit beslag. In de binnenzijde van het bovenste slot is de naam Cornelia J.J. Wartena gegraveerd. Het zilverwerk op kerkboeken diende als statussymbool, aan de band kon men de stand en rijkdom van een kerkganger aflezen. De Staphorster Bijbels werden vaak aan een koord of aan een ketting gedragen en behoorde bij de streekdracht voor de zondag. De zilveren ketting van dit exemplaar geeft aan dat deze het eigendom was van een vermogend persoon, de mindere stand droeg de Bijbel aan een blauw koord of in geval van rouw een zwart koord.) (engraved titlepage) 416, 126 folia, n.p., 77 (3) p. Contemporary Leather with 6 raised bands, 2 silver clasps, 4 silver corner-pieces, 2 silver chain holders with a ca. 2 meters long silver chain, gilt-edged and gauffred text block, 8° H. 18,5 x L. 12 x W. 7 cm. (lacks the titlepage for the New Testament, the side edges of the spine are skillfully restored. Staphorst chainbible containing the Old and New Testament, the Psalmes and Hymns and the Forms. Attractive binding bound in black gauffred leather decorated with silver and gilt-edged text block, gauffred with a design of flowers. The silver work is shaped in the common shell shape, surrounded by some floral and ornamental designs. The shape of this silver work came from the Province of Friesland and was made in the city Meppel. This design became very populair around Staphorst and due to that almost all the silver work on books from Staphorst is alike. The inner side of the top clasp has the name Cornelia J.J. Wartena engraved. The silver work on churchbooks was seen as a status symbol, the binding showed the social class and wealth of a churchgoer. The Staphorst Bibles were often worn at a rope or chain and belonged to the traditional costume for the Sunday. The silver chain of this copy points out that it was the property of a wealthy person, the lower class wore the Bible at a blue rope or in the case of mourning a black rope.) Noordwijk, B. van (2013). Zilver voor de Zondag. Boecxkens met Pragtigh Sluytwerck, p. 53-58 / Storm van Leeuwen, J. (2006). Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century Volume IIB, p. 1009, 1239-1242 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Udsigt over den af afgangne conferentsraad Frederich Adam Müller efterladte kobberstik-samling.

      Kiøbenhavn, Johan Frederik Schultz, 1796. 4to. LII s. Kobberstkket portrett. Samt. helskinnbd. Ryggdekor i gull. Bordyre i gull på for- og bakdekkel. Liten fift i ryggen ved nedre kapitél. Fint eks

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        Neue und vollstaendige Post-Carte durch ganz Deutschland und die benachbarten Lande nach den bewaertesten Nachrichten entworfen von F.L. Güssefeld. Anno 1796. - Carte Generale Des Routes de Poste de l'Empire d'Allemagne et des Pays Voisins, dressée avec Soin par F.L.G. aux depens des Heritiers de Chr. Weigel & Schneider. Mit Kayserl. allergn. Privil.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Franz Ludwig Guessefeld b. Weigel & Schneider in Nürnberg, dat. 1796, 58 x 69,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 367. - Postroutenkarte von Deutschland mit den anliegenden Ländern von Böhmen, Mähren, Schlesien, Pommern, Tirol, Österreich, Benelux, Nordwest Frankreich, Schweiz und der Norden von Italien. - Oben links Titel und Erklärungen. - Die Karte mit zusätzlicher Titelkopfleiste. - Unter der Karte "In Sachsen ist den T. Postmeistern erlaubt, von extra Posten wegen der Berge und der schlechten wege sich 1/2 Meile mehr bezahlen zu lassen". - Seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Considerations of the Medicinal use and Production of Factotious Airs. By Thomas Beddoes, M.D. and James Watt, Engineer. Part III.

      - London for J. Johnson, St. Paul,s Church-Yard, 1796, 8°, XX, 178 pp., 3 Tafeln, feiner Halbledereinband mit Rvg. und Rückenschild; feines Exemplar. Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarged! - - "By 1796 pneumatic medicine was at the zenith of popularity and it was possible for the public to purchase its own apparatus in a 'simplified and portable' form. ." - The 'principal' factitious airs' which, after carrying out a series of tests on animals, Beddoes recommended for clinical use were carbon dioxide, hydrogen, 'hydro-carbonate' and oxygen. The diseases to which each was considered applicable were many. Pneumatic treatment was not, perhaps, quite so drastic as it appears , because the gases were cautiously inhaled greatly diluted with atmospheric air. Even in the case of oxygen 'where Symptoms do not decidedly indicate larger doses, it is prudent to begin with a pint of oxygene air in a bagful of common air, that is to say, diluted from 20 to 40 times its bulk of common air, and gradually to increase the dose as symptoms direct ; observing always to dilute with at least 20 times the quantity of common air'." Barbara M. Duncum, The Development of Inhalation Anaesthesia (1947), pp.68-69 - - Contents: - Epistle General. - Cases of Dropsy. Letters from Sir William Chambers, Dr. Thornton, Samuel Hill, Barr, and Dr. Darwin. - Cases of Asthma. Letters from Mr. Boothby Clopton, Dr. Thornton, Barrett, Redfearn, Mr. Phipps, and Mr. Yung. - Cases of the ill Effects of Opium. Letters from Mr. Phipps, Dr. Thornton, and Colonel Braithwaite. - Cases of Paralyses. Letters from Mr. Danby, and Mr. Rolph. - Cases of Chlorosis and Epilepsia. Letters from Mrs. Stephens, Dr. Alderson, Mr. Lambert, and Dr. Pearson. - Cases of Head-Ache and Dyspepsia. Letters from Dr. Darwin, Mrs. Benham, Cotterel, and Mr.- Broomhall. - Case of Scrophulous Tumours. Letter from Mr. Cooper. - Cases of Impaired Organs. Letter from Dr. Thornton. - Case of Swelling. Letter from Dr. Thornton. - Case of Ulcers. Letters from Rev. Mr. Townsend, Dr. Thornton, and Mrs. Munt. - Cases of Scorbutic Eruption. Letter from Mr. Cummins. - Cases of Mortification and Carbuncles. Letters from Mr. Sandford, and Dr. Ingenhousz. - Case of Sysphilis. Letter from Dr. Thornton. - Case of Melancholia. Letters from Rev. Mr. Townsend, and Mr. Russel. - Case of Pregnancy. Letter from Dr. Thornton. - Cases of Diseased Spine, cancer, &c. Letter from Dr. Thornton. - Cases of Inoculation. Letter from Dr. Thornton. - Case of Haemoptysis. Letter from Dr. Dr. Redfearn. - Cass of Phthisis Pulmonalis. Letters from Dr.Alderson, Mr. Barr, Dr. Carmichael, and Dr. Thornton. - Cases of Catarrh. Letters from Mr. Townsend, and a Note from Mr. Edgeworth. - Cases of Putrid Fever and Pleurisy. Letters from Dr. Thornton, and Dr. Reynolds. - - Miscellaneous. - Postscript of a Letter from Dr. Pearson, on Yeast. - Vindication of Yeast by Dr. Thornton. - Letter from Mr Sandford on Tooth-ach. - Letter from Mr. Watt on the Dilution of Factitious Airs. - Letter from Mr. Watt, being Cautions respecting the Production of Airs. - Description of a Mercurial Apparatus suggested by an inspection of Mr. Watt's Machine for producing and containing Factitious Airs, by Mr. William Clayfield of Bristol. - Description of Pneumatic Apparatus invented by Mr. Read. - Explanation of Plate II. - To William Reynolds, Joseph Reynolds, and William Yonge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Christmas Box Containing the following Bagatelles . set to music by Mr. Hook

      Printed and sold at Bland & Wellers, London 1796 - First editioin. Engraved decorative or allegorical title, engraved piano and vocal scores throughout. Folio (13 x 9 1/2 in.; 332 x 240 mm). The first of three volumes of traditional nursery rhymes set to music. RISM H 6605 Marbled boards. A few spots and ms. note on title, possibly washed Engraved decorative or allegorical title, engraved piano and vocal scores throughout. Folio (13 x 9 1/2 in.; 332 x 240 mm)

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        A New Practical System of Human Reason, Divested of All Supernatural and Metaphysical Relations, and Founded on Its Only True Basis, Conceivability, as Efficient to the Discovery of Truth, Happiness, or Universal Good

      Printed by T. Dodson? 1796? or after], [Philadelphia? - First edition. 12mo. xxxv, 156 pp. With the printing note on the title page "Printed in the Fifth Year of intellectual life, or the Publication of the Apocalypse of Nature [his title, published in London, 1791], in the 7,000th year of Astronomical History, ascertained in the Oriental Tables, beyond which the incalculable Epocha of human existence is lost in absurd conjecture and legendary Fable." Laid in is a TLS from Richard Gimbel on Yale University letterhead offering an opinion on the printing of this pamphlet. A 16-page prospectus for the book was printed by Thomas Dobson in Philadelphia in 1796; presumably the book followed. Not in Evans (Evans 31237 for the prospectus). Not in Shipton & Mooney or Bristol. Not included in American Imprints. OCLC locates six copies, one (American Philosophical Society) dated 1796, the other five (New York Historical Society, Bowdoin, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Brown) in a single record dated "1810s"; OCLC locates five copies of the prospectus. Copac, giving place of publication and date as "[London? 1795]," locates five copies (Dublin, Bowdoin, American Philosophical Society, Library Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Rare in trade, with one copy sold at auction in the past 35 years (ABPC, 1976-2011; Freeman's, 2003, $2990). First few leaves brittle, with a little chipping, stitching broken, but a very good, untrimmed and mostly unopened copy in original condition. Original brown marbled wrappers (spine a little eroded). (#6000) John "Walking" Stewart (1747-1822) won his nickname by walking from Madras, India, where he had been working for the East India Company, to Europe between 1765 and the mid-1790s. "Stewart is thought to have walked alone across Persia, Abyssinia, Arabia, and Africa, before wandering into every European country as far as Russia. During his journeys, he developed a unique brand of materialist philosophy which combines elements of Spinozistic pantheism with yogic notions of a single indissoluble consciousness. He began to promote his ideas publicly in 1790 with the publication of his treatise 'Travels Over the Most Interesting Parts of the Globe.' Over the next three decades Stewart wrote prolifically, publishing nearly thirty philosophical works, including 'The Opus Maximum' (London, 1803) and the long verse-poem 'The Revelation of Nature' (New York, 1795)" (Wikipedia). Stewart spent much of the 1790s in the United States when the title offered here was written and, apparently, published. Later in life, in London, he became friends with writers such as Thomas De Quincey, William Wordsworth, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Taylor. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Afbeelding der artseny-gewassen met derzelver Nederduitsche en Latynsche beschryvingen. Deel 2, Amsterdam, Sepp, 1796.

      "Halfleren band uit de tijd, (10)+101 pag. Geillustreerd met 100 handgekleurde gravures en een gravure op de titelpagina. Landwehr, Col. plates 2; Nissen 2203. Deel 2 van 6 delen van de Nederlandse editie, verschenen tussen 1796 en 1800 [= 1801], van de Icones plantarum medicinalium, verschenen te Nuremberg, geschreven door D.L. Oskamp, M. Houttuyn en J.C. Krauss. De Nederlandse editie is bewerkt door Johannes Zorn.".

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        GAZETTE NATIONALE, OU LE MONITEUR UNIVERSEL.

      Paris, Rue des Poitevins, chez le citoyen Aubry, Directeur 1796 - COLLECTIF GAZETTE NATIONALE, OU LE MONITEUR UNIVERSEL. Paris, Rue des Poitevins, chez le citoyen Aubry, Directeur 1 volumes in-folio ( 45 x 30 cm), du n°222 (1er mai 1796 - 12 floréal an IV de la République) au n°365 (21 septembre 1796 - 5e jour complémentaire an IV de la République). Soit 143 fascicules de 4 pages chacun (plus de 570 pages). Reliure de l'époque demi-parchemin de réemploi, titré à la plume au dos, plats de carton gris. Usures d'usage, ensemble solide. Intérieur en bon état, quelques déchirures et galeries de vers sans gravité. Le papier est de qualité inégale, parfois blanc mais souvent gris et épais, ceci étant dû aux difficultés d'approvisionnement en papier durant cette période post-révolutionnaire. Panckoucke, l’éditeur de l’Encyclopédie méthodique publia tout d’abord La Gazette nationale dans le format in-folio et fut le premier éditeur d’un « papier-nouvelles à la manière anglaise ». La Gazette devait contenir les débats de l’Assemblée constituante, les événements de politique intérieure et extérieure, en transcrivant en entier les actes publics, diplômes, traités et autres documents authentiques. Dès le premier numéro, paru le 24 novembre 1789, les débats de l'Assemblée, comme les actes du pouvoir, furent retranscrits fidèlement et sans commentaires grâce à la sténographie. Il résulta de cette exactitude dans la publication des informations que le Moniteur universel reproduisit, dès l’origine, les faits accomplis avec le sens et les couleurs que lui donnaient les acteurs eux-mêmes, portés tour à tour au pouvoir ou à la tête de la majorité en fonction des différents régimes politiques. « Le Moniteur, dit Montlosier, a eu pour principe de se laisser emporter dans toutes les directions du mouvement révolutionnaire ; il a eu ainsi, selon qu’elles se sont succédé, les teintes monarchique, constitutionnelle, girondine, jacobine, impériale. » Cette diversité successive de tous et de couleurs fait précisément l’intérêt et la valeur du Moniteur comme répertoire historique. (source : Wikipédia) Ce journal est une source de documentation irremplaçable pour servir à l'histoire de la révolution française. BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., mit dem Schloß, "Ansicht des königlichen Schlosses, und der Stadt Potsdam vom Brauhaus Berge".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. ( Joh. Friedr. Nagel), 1796, 17,5 x 27,2 Berndt, Märkische Ansichten. Nr. 1297 und Farbabb. - Aus der Serie: "Sammlung aller schönen und merckwürdigen Parthien in sämtlichen Preussischen Staaten für seine Majestät den König, 1788".

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        Karte von Australien oder Polynesien, nach den Zeichnungen, Reisebeschreibungen und Tagebücher der vorzüglichsten Seefahrer bis 1789 entworffen im Jahr 1792 vermehrt 1796. - Nürnberg in der Weigel und Schneiderschen Handlung. Mit Kayserl. allergn. Privil.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Weigel & Schneider in Nürnberg, dat. 1796, 46,5 x 66 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 124 f. (Adam Gottlieb Schneider, 1745-1815. Cartographer and publisher of Nuremberg. Worked with Weigel. .). -Zeigt Australien, Neuseeland und den Pazifischen Ozean mit der Ostküste von Südostasien mit China, Korea, Japan, Philippinen sowie Neu Guinea bis Hawaii (Sandwich-Inseln) und Marquesas Islands. - Obenlinks Titelkartusche mit Verlegeradresse; unten links Einteilung der Gebiete der westlichen Inselwelt, östliche Inselwelt, mittlere Inselwelt und zu Asien gehörig in verschiedenen Farben dargestellt. - Die Karte mit den Einzeichnungen der Reiserouten von Captain Cook, Tasman, Furneaux, Marshalls, Comodore Byron, Shortland, Wallis, Bongainville u.a. - Seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Miscellaneous Papers And Legal Instruments Under The Hand And Seal of William Shakespeare; Including the tragedy of King Lear, and a small fragment of Hamlet, from the original MSS in the possession of Samuel Ireland, of Norfolk Street.

      London Mr. Egerton Whitehall 1796 - First edition, 8vo., xix,[33],156[i.e.154],[2],7,[1]p., plate., small chip to edge of folding plate, not affecting image, age-toning and occasional light dust soiling, late 19th century full dark green morocco, sun-faded, gilt dentelles, upper front free endpaper with old repair but sound; rare, especially in good condition. William Henry Ireland (1775 – 1835), English forger of Shakespearean documents and plays and less well known as a poet, writer of gothic novels and history. In December 1794, William convinced his father that he had discovered old documents belonging to an acquaintance, who conveniently wished to remain anonymous, and that one of them was a deed bearing Shakespeare's signature. More items followed, hence this publication and many notable scholars including James Boswell, were convinced. However, many were not including Shakespearean scholar Edmond Malone who published his own exhaustive study, An Inquiry into the Authenticity of Certain Miscellaneous Papers and Legal Instruments, about the supposed papers. His attack on the papers, stretching to more than 400 densely printed pages, showed convincingly that the papers could be nothing more than modern forgeries. Ultimately, when critics closed in and accused Samuel Ireland of forgery, his son published a confession – 'An Authentic Account of the Shakespearian Manuscripts', however his father's reputation never recovered prior to his death in 1800. His son faired no better and died in penury. ESTC T125752, pp.153-154 misnumbered 155-156, P.156 followed by blank leaf. P.130 misnumbered 301. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La scienza della legislazione del cavaliere Gaetano Filangieri. Edizione seconda veneta diligentemente corretta e ripurgata. Tomo I-VIII

      Venezia: presso Giacomo Storti, 1796-1797 - In-12 (15cm) 8 tomi in 4 343, 496; 504, 683 (1); 239 (1), 308; 232, 376. Cartoncino con tasselli al sorso. Legatura postuma, tasselli strappati. Esemplare nel complesso in ottime condizioni. La Scienza della Legislazione è un'opera di alto ed innovativo valore europeo in materia di filosofia del diritto e teoria della giurisprudenza. In quest'opera che fu così apprezzata per la sobrietà della critica e per la concreta esposizione sul piano giuridico, Filangieri espose un pensiero frutto della grande cultura napoletana antecedente l'Unità d'Italia, rappresentata in particolare da Giambattista Vico e da Pietro Giannone, che interpolò con le teorie dei filosofi francesi, in particolare con le dottrine di Montesquieu. Fu pubblicata a partire dal 1780 in sette volumi ed una parte uscì postuma, dopo la morte dell'autore (l'indice e parte del libro V). La Scienza della Legislazione porta alla luce le ingiustizie sociali che affliggevano anche la Napoli pre-borbonica come le tante altre capitali europee (Parigi, Londra, San Pietroburgo, ecc.) pervasa dal lusso sfrenato dei privilegi feudali di aristocrazia e clero sfruttatori del popolo, e al tempo stesso chiede alla Corona di farsi portatrice di una "rivoluzione pacifica", una sorta di modello di monarchia illuminata, secondo i canoni illuministici, da conseguire attraverso una seria azione riformatrice da attuarsi sugli strumenti giuridici. Importanti l'affermazione dell'esigenza di attuare una codificazione delle leggi e una riforma progressiva dalla procedura penale, la necessità di operare una equa ripartizione delle proprietà terriere ed anche un miglioramento qualitativo dell'educazione pubblica oltre ad un suo rafforzamento su quella privata. L'opera fu tradotta in inglese, in francese, in tedesco, in spagnolo e rappresentò anche uno dei modelli ispiratori per Benjamin Franklin e la Costituzione americana. Fu messa all'Indice dalla Chiesa cattolica nel 1784, per le sue idee riformatrici ed i suoi attacchi ai privilegi del clero. Per ciò che attiene al diritto criminale, nell'opera Filangieri dà un'innovativa definizione di delitto: "Non tutte le azioni contrarie alle leggi sono delitti, non tutti coloro che le commettono sono delinquenti. L'azione disgiunta dalla volontà non è imputabile; la volontà disgiunta dall'azione non è punibile. Il delitto consiste dunque nella violazione della legge accompagnata dalla volontà di violarla". Filangieri Gaetano (1752-1788): principe; economista; avvocato; filosofo; militare; giureconsulto; massone. 18mo secolo

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        Jones's English System of book-keeping, by single or double entry, in which it is impossible for an error of the most trifling amount to be passed unnoticed; calculated effectually to prevent the evils attendant on the methods so long established; and adapted to every species of trade

      Bristol: Printed by R. Edwards, and sold by the author; by Grosvenor and Chater, London; and all the principal booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, 1796 - Quarto (263 x 212 mm), pp. [viii], 29, [3], 8, [5], 7, 7, [17]. Contemporary full tree-calf, flat spine decorated in gilt with gilt lettering-piece. Joints cracked but firm, spine ends and corners a little worn, label slightly chipped; occasional light spotting; a very good copy. First edition of, perhaps the most famous and influential of all English books on accountancy, copy number 1933, licensed to Mr David Bowen of Carmarthen. "The [nineteenth] century opened with the continuing reverberations of the publication in 1796 of Edward Thomas Jones's English System of book-keeping . This book was translated into several European languages, and gave rise to much controversy and provoked the publication of various 'national' systems of book-keeping. The passions inspired by Jones's book are without equal in the history of book-keeping and accountancy. The bitter wrangling, in print and in public debate, which resolved around the figure of Geestevelt in Amsterdam in the 1660s, was insignificant in comparison: it was local not international, and left no trace on subsequent developments. A major element in Jones's book, and in some of his later publications, was a sharp and intemperate attack on the double-entry system . but the attack misfired, and Jones's attempt to replace the double entry by a modified form of single entry failed . Jones nevertheless made several fruitful suggestions for improving the design and organization of accounting records and the checks on the accuracy of the records." (Yamey, Introduction to ICAEW catalogue). ICA, p. 85; Herwood 299; Kress B.3210; not in Goldsmiths'. For a full discussion of Jones and his work, see B. S. Yamey's chapter "Edward Jones and the reform of book-keeping", pp. 313–324 in Littleton and Yamey, Studies in the History of Accounting (1956), and Bywater & Yamey, p. 196ff. Herwood 299; ICAEW, p. 85; Kress B.321. Not in Goldsmiths'. For a full discussion of Jones and his work, see B. S. Yamey's chapter "Edward Jones and the reform of book-keeping", pp. 313–324 in Littleton and Yamey, Studies in the History of Accounting (1956), and Bywater & Yamey, Historic Accounting Literature: a companion guide, p. 196ff.

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        Vierzehn Aussichten im Oberlande jenseits Thun gewählt mit ihren kurzen historisch-topographischen Beschreibungen. Die Kupfer von S. Weibel, Beschreibungen von B.A. Dunker. Quatorze vues choisies au-delà de Thoune.

      Berne, Emanuel Hortin, 1796, - in-4to oblong (16x23.7cm - Bild), gest. Titelbl./ titre gravé + 4 Bl. / 4 ff. (Etwas über das Titelkupfer - Vorbericht - Préface) + 39 S. /p. allemand-français + 14 Ansichten in sépia / vues tirées en bistre, avec une notice écrite à la main sur titre: ?se trouve chez l?auteur S: Weibel, peintre à Berne?, reliure originale en pleine basane, dos orné or, pièce de titre ?Vues? au dos. Édition originale, très rare. Album complet de 14 vues (dont 2 provenant d?un autre exemplaire). Nous avons suivi les n° du catalogue de Edouard Pittet à la page 202 de son ouvrage sur J.S. Weibel: 0) Front/Titre gravé par Duncker / 1) Vue de la Ville de Thoune 1795 / 2) Vue des Environs de Thoune 1795 (dans notre ?Album? 1792) / 3) Vue du Château d?Oberhofen 1793 / 4) Vue du Chateau de Spiez au Lac de Thoune 1795 / 5) Vue de la Ville d?Unterséen, o.J. / 6) Vue d?Interlaken 1795 / 7) Ruine d?Unspunnen près d?Interlaken (loses Bl. ankoloriert, aus anderem Ex.) 1792 / 8a) Vue de Zweilutschinen 1793 / 9) Vue des glacières de Grindelwald 1795 / 10) Vue des Glaciers de Roselouvi sur le Mont Scheidegg, dans la vallée d?Oberhasle 1792 / 11a) Vue de Meiringen dans la Vallée d?Oberhasle 1795 / 12) Vue du Pont de Wyler & de la Chute d?Oltchernbach dans la Vallée d?Oberhasle (légèrement coloriée, planche brunie, d?un autre ex.) 1795 / 13) Vue du Village de Brienz. o.J. / 14a) Vue du Château de Ringenberg au Lac de Brienz. 1795. Le frontispiz-titre avec texte: ?titre gravé par B.A. (Balthasar Anton) Dunker et portant le n° 0 dans ce catalogue (de Pittet): ?Le texte du titre est écrit sur une pierre en forme de dalle surmonté d?un chamois, à g. des arbres et des fleurs, à dr. le Staubbach et l?église de Lauterbrunnen?.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Ed. Pittet: Jakob Samuel Weibel. (Catalogue:) p. 202 ; Krebser, Thun, 108 S; Perret - Regards sur les Alpes, page 109. Notice 30. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages de C.P. Thunberg, au Japon,: par le Cap de Bonne-Esperance, les Iles de la Sonde, &c.

      Paris Benoit Dandré, & Garnery 1796 - A very good set bound in contemporary quarter calf. First French edition Four volumes, pp.lxiv, 417, portrait frontis, plate; viii, [2], 430, 4 plates; viii, 445, 4 plates; xii, 462, 18 plates, several folding.

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