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        The American Atlas

      New York: Published by John Reid, 1796. First Edition. 20 maps, without the plan of Washington, D.C, which appears in some copies. Folio (16-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches). Bound in contemporary calf backed boards, neatly rebacked in antique style. In brown cloth slipcase and chemise. Some minor wear, some browning, foxing to plates, but generally clean. The Reid atlas is the second strictly American Atlas, preceded only by the 1795 Mathew Carey General Atlas. It includes detailed engraved maps of North America, South America, and the United States; and 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.

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        The History of Sir Charles Grandison; in a Series of Letters

      London: T. Longman et al., 1796. Seven volumes, small octavo; each volume with an engraved frontispiece showing a scene from the narrative; a fine set in contemporary half roan, marbled paper sides, flat spines lettered in gilt. A very attractive set, from the library of the Marquess Conyngham at Slane Castle, Ireland, with his bookplate in each volume and signature at the top of each title page.First printed in 1753, Richardson's novel set out to create a perfect gentleman to counter-balance such characters as the caddish Mr. B- of Richardson's Pamela and the unheroic males in Fielding's Tom Jones. Jane Austen and George Eliot both thought highly of the book, and Ruskin ranked it with Don Quixote, though others have found Charles Grandison impossibly perfect and consequently uninteresting. This attractive set is a copy of the eighth edition, showing that the novel could still captivate the public some forty years after its first appearance.

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        Exposition du Syst?me du Monde

      Paris: Imprimerie du Cercle-Social, 1796. First edition, with half-titles, without errata as usual. 314, (4); 312, (4) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary blue-patterned boards, contrasting spine labels. Some toning, joints just starting, heads a bit chipped. Verso of half-title in volume I bears a few bibliographical notes in pencil. Very good. "Among the most influential scientists in all history" - DSB "Book I begins with what any attentive observer may see if he will open his eyes to the spectacle of the heavens on a clear night with a view of the whole horizon. Book II ? sets out the "real" motions of the planets, satellites and comets and gives the dimensions of the solar system. Book III is a verbal précis of the laws of motion as understood in eighteenth-century rational mechanics, with special reference to astronomy and hydrostatics. In Book IV, Laplace in effect summarized his own work in gravitational mechanics. Much of it consists of simplification of the prefatory sections to the published memoirs. The topics are perturbations in planetary motions, the shape of the earth, the attraction of spheroids and the rings of Saturn, motions of the tides and atmosphere, the moons of Jupiter, precession, and lunar motions. Only Book V contains material that Laplace had not written up in technical form or presupposed. It gives an overview of the history of astronomy and concludes with the speculation since called the nebular hypothesis and another on the nature of the universe in outer space." - DSB.

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        The History of Sir Charles Grandison; in a Series of Letters

      T. Longman et al., London 1796 - Seven volumes, small octavo; each volume with an engraved frontispiece showing a scene from the narrative; a fine set in contemporary half roan, marbled paper sides, flat spines lettered in gilt. A very attractive set, from the library of the Marquess Conyngham at Slane Castle, Ireland, with his bookplate in each volume and signature at the top of each title page.First printed in 1753, Richardson's novel set out to create a perfect gentleman to counter-balance such characters as the caddish Mr. B- of Richardson's Pamela and the unheroic males in Fielding's Tom Jones. Jane Austen and George Eliot both thought highly of the book, and Ruskin ranked it with Don Quixote, though others have found Charles Grandison impossibly perfect and consequently uninteresting. This attractive set is a copy of the eighth edition, showing that the novel could still captivate the public some forty years after its first appearance. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A new and impartial history of England,

      from the most early period of genuine historical evidence to the present important and alarming crisis; a period pregnant with the fate of empires, kingdoms, and states. Containing authentic, candid, and circumstantial accounts of all the memorable transactions, interesting events, and remarkable occurrences, recorded in the annals of Great Britain, with a comprehensive account of it's [sic] origin and progressive state, the many revolutions it has undergone, it's [sic] discoveries, conquests, acquisitions, battles, sieges, sea fights, and other memorable events. Also a concise view of the antient and modern constitution and political establishments of Britain, it's [sic] laws, institutions, parliaments, charters, grants, commerce, arts, sciences, &c. Likewise a chronological account of all the kings and queens of England: with an impartial display of their respective characters, whether distinguished for their wisdom in the cabinet, their military achievements in the field, their private crimes, or their public vices. Including an history of the American War and Revolution. To which are added, histories of the French Revolution, and the Revolution in Holland, &c. Together with every memorable transaction respecting Ireland and other countries. Interspersed with remarks, observations, and reflections: by which former errors are corrected, absurdities pointed out, fabulous narrations expunged, party prejudices removed, and what has hitherto appeared obscure and doubtful authenticated from the most respectable evidence."John Baxter (fl. 1794?-1816), silversmith and radical, assumed some prominence within the London Corresponding Society when he succeeded Margarot as chairman in 1794. He was arrested but not charged during the treason trials of the same year. Baxter was also a founder member, along with the bookseller Joseph Burks, of the Friends of Liberty, formerly division 16 of the LCS, which separated from the society in 1795. His New and impartial history of England from the most early period of genuine historical evidence to the present important and alarming crisis (1796) exhibited a politically articulate intellect. Details of his later career remain unclear: he was a known member of the United Irish movement, and in 1816 a satirical broadsheet, William Snow's The Polemic Fleet, listed him as a prominent member of the radical Spencean circle. Other sources suggest that the ?'Impregnable?' Baxter may by this date have been practising as a surgeon." [Michael T. Davis in ODBN]Baxter's New and impartial history shows him to be proud of his LCS and radical associations. He there describes himself as "Member of the London Corresponding Society, and one of the twelve indicted and acquitted of high treason at the Old Bailey" and acknowledges the fact that in writing his book he was "assisted by several gentlemen, distinguished friends to liberty and a parliamentary reform". Baxter continues his bold public statement of his radical motivation by dedicating the History "To the people at large, to the London Corresponding Society in particular, and to the political societies of Great Britain in general, associated for parliamentary reform, and the promotion of constitutional information ......".4to., 50 engraved plates (including the allegorical frontispiece), xii + (1) + 14 - 556 + 567 - 762 + 759 - 762 + 767 - 830 + (4)pp., including the final 4-page list of subscribers, occasional very minor foxing, a few leaves with mild old dampstain, rebound fairly recently in quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and morocco label lettered gilt. A good, well bound, copy., n.d. [1796]. Only edition: rare. (Other copies located by OCLC, ESTC & COPAC at only 6 libraries worldwide: BL + Bodleian + N.L. Wales + N.L. Scotland + NYPL + Un. of Western Ontario).. from the most early period of genuine historical evidence to the present important and alarming crisis; a period pregnant with the fate of empires, kingdoms, and states. Containing authentic, candid, and circumstantial accounts of all the memorable transactions, interesting events, and remarkable occurrences, recorded in the annals of Great Britain, with a comprehensive account of it's [sic] origin and progressive state, the many revolutions it has undergone, it's [sic] discoveries, conquests, acquisitions, battles, sieges, sea fights, and other memorable events. Also a concise view of the antient and modern constitution and political establishments of Britain, it's [sic] laws, institutions, parliaments, charters, grants, commerce, arts, sciences, &c. Likewise a chronological account of all the kings and queens of England: with an impartial display of their respective characters, whether distinguished for their wisdom in the cabinet, their military achievements in the field, their private crimes, or their public vices. Including an history of the American War and Revolution. To which are added, histories of the French Revolution, and the Revolution in Holland, &c. Together with every memorable transaction respecting Ireland and other countries. Interspersed with remarks, observations, and reflections: by which former errors are corrected, absurdities pointed out, fabulous narrations expunged, party prejudices removed, and what has hitherto appeared obscure and doubtful authenticated from the most respectable evidence. "John Baxter (fl. 1794?-1816), silversmith and radical, assumed some prominence within the London Corresponding Society when he succeeded Margarot as chairman in 1794. He was arrested but not charged during the treason trials of the same year. Baxter was also a founder member, along with the bookseller Joseph Burks, of the Friends of Liberty, formerly division 16 of the LCS, which separated from the society in 1795. His New and impartial history of England from the most early period of genuine historical evidence to the present important and alarming crisis (1796) exhibited a politically articulate intellect. Details of his later career remain unclear: he was a known member of the United Irish movement, and in 1816 a satirical broadsheet, William Snow's The Polemic Fleet, listed him as a prominent member of the radical Spencean circle. Other sources suggest that the ?'Impregnable?' Baxter may by this date have been practising as a surgeon." [Michael T. Davis in ODBN]Baxter's New and impartial history shows him to be proud of his LCS and radical associations. He there describes himself as "Member of the London Corresponding Society, and one of the twelve indicted and acquitted of high treason at the Old Bailey" and acknowledges the fact that in writing his book he was "assisted by several gentlemen, distinguished friends to liberty and a parliamentary reform". Baxter continues his bold public statement of his radical motivation by dedicating the History "To the people at large, to the London Corresponding Society in particular, and to the political societies of Great Britain in general, associated for parliamentary reform, and the promotion of constitutional information ......". 4to., 50 engraved plates (including the allegorical frontispiece), xii + (1) + 14 - 556 + 567 - 762 + 759 - 762 + 767 - 830 + (4)pp., including the final 4-page list of subscribers, occasional very minor foxing, a few leaves with mild old dampstain, rebound fairly recently in quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and morocco label lettered gilt. A good, well bound, copy.

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        Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Fleet, Under the Command of Earl Howe, from the Second of May to the Second of June M.DCC.XCIV

      London: T. Burton, 1796. First edition, second issue (with errata printed on verso of title). Frontispiece portrait (dated 1798), engraved title, engraved plate (foxed) and folding map (closed tear). 91, [1], [93*]-*100, [6], 97-118 pp. 4to. Contemporary full red morocco, covers with triple-ruled outer border surrounding inner border of small circles, gilt-stamped fern tool at corners, spine in six compartments with raised bands, a.e.g., by Kalthoeber (his ticket on flyleaf). Foxing to portrait and engraved title, else fine. Previous owners' stamps to ffep. The Glorious First of June in a Kalthoeber Binding A prospectus of sorts for A.C. De Poggi's two engraved scenes, after paintings by Robert Cleveley, of the events of June 1st, 1794, with an account of the battle, a subscribers list and appendices listing English and French officers present. Likely a subscriber's copy, in a beautiful, understated binding by Christian Katlhoeber (who bound at least one other copy of this work).

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        Oeuvres de Mancini-Nivernois

      Paris: Didot jeune, 1796. FIRST EDITION. BOUND IN CONTEMPORARY FULL RED MOROCCO BY BOZERIAN, signed at the foot of the spine on vol. 1 "Rel. p[ar] Bozerien. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, traces of minor wear to bindings, some faint foxing. Octavo. 8 volumes in 7. With a frontispiece portrait by Saint Aubin in vol. 1 and another frontispiece portrait of the author (unsigned) in vol. 5 The A.A. Renouard copy, bound by Bozerian, cited by Cohen-De Ricci, who described this set as "bel exemplaire... relie en 7 vol., maroquin rouge de Bozerian." The Emmanuel Martin sale catalogue (1877) describes this set as one of only four copies on "grand papier jesus velin." PROVENANCE: A.A. Renouard (sale 1854, lot 2462) -- Emmanuel Martin (sale 1877, lot 578). Both the Renouard and Martin sale catalogues state that this copy contained an original drawing of Nivernais by Saint Aubin, now no longer present (perhaps it was once pasted onto the first blank leaf, as something seems to have been removed from it). Cohen-De Ricci col. 673 (this copy).

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        Netley Abbey: A Gothic Story

      Philadelphia: Printed for T. Dobson, W. Young, H. & P. Rice, and J. Ormrod, 1796. First American edition. 108; [4], 104 pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf with red morocco spine label. Front joint cracked, ear to spine ends with loss, title and half-title pages with name clipped at top margin, pp. 51-2 with minor loss at fore-edge, text browned with some light staining. In full mottled calf drop box, gilt spine. This is Warner's first book, published first in 1795 in Southampton for the author and then in the same year in London at the Minerva Press.

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        Oeuvres de Mancini-Nivernois

      Paris: Didot jeune, 1796. FIRST EDITION. BOUND IN CONTEMPORARY FULL RED MOROCCO BY BOZERIAN, signed at the foot of the spine on vol. 1 "Rel. p[ar] Bozerien. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, traces of minor wear to bindings, some faint foxing. Octavo. 8 volumes in 7. With a frontispiece portrait by Saint Aubin in vol. 1 and another frontispiece portrait of the author (unsigned) in vol. 5 The A.A. Renouard copy, bound by Bozerian, cited by Cohen-De Ricci, who described this set as "bel exemplaire... relie en 7 vol., maroquin rouge de Bozerian." The Emmanuel Martin sale catalogue (1877) describes this set as one of only four copies on "grand papier jesus velin." PROVENANCE: A.A. Renouard (sale 1854, lot 2462) -- Emmanuel Martin (sale 1877, lot 578). Both the Renouard and Martin sale catalogues state that this copy contained an original drawing of Nivernais by Saint Aubin, now no longer present (perhaps it was once pasted onto the first blank leaf, as something seems to have been removed from it). Cohen-De Ricci col. 673 (this copy).

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        Bound collection of 8 American sermons and one funeral sermon, as enumerated below

      Various places, 1796. 1 vols. 8vo. Disbound but sewing still intact. The sermons are as follows: (1) TAPPAN, David. A Sermon Preached before his Excellency John Hancock ... Being the day of General Election. 39pp. 8vo, Boston: Thomas Adams, 1792. Evans 24841; (2) LYMAN, Joseph. A Sermon Preached Before His Excellency James Bowdoin, Esq ... Being the Day of General Election. 61pp. 8vo, Boston: Printed by Adams and Nourse, [1787]. Evans 20469; (3) LATHROP, Joseph. The Furtherance of the Gospel ... on Occasion of the Dismission of the Rev. Joseph Willard. 20pp. 8vo, Springfield, Mass.: James R. Hutchins, for a Church and Society in Wilbraham, 1794. Evans 27199; (4) BACKUS, Charles. Ministers Serving God in the Gospel of His son. A Sermon Delivered the the Ordination of the Rev. Timothy Mather Cooley to the Pastoral Care of the First Church in Granville, February 3, 1796. 16pp. 8vo, West-Springfield, Mass.: Printed by Richard Davison, 1796. Evans 30009; (5) FOBES, Peres. A Sermon Preached before His Excellency Samuel Adams ... Being the Day of General Election. 41pp. 8vo, Boston: at the Mercury Press by Young & Minns, 1795. Evans 28686; (6) LATHROP, Joseph. The Happiness of a Free Government, and the Means of Preserving it ... a Sermon ... on July 4th, 1794, in Commemoration of American Independence! 23pp. 8vo, Springfield, Mass.: James R. Hutchins, 1794. Evans 27200; (7) WILLIAMS, Nathan. The Blessedness of the Dead who die in the Lord, Illustrated in a Sermon Preached at the Funeral of the Rev. Nathan Strong ... 28pp. 8vo, Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1796. Evans 31636; (8) LATHROP, Joseph. A Funeral Sermon, Delivered March 10, 1796, at the Interment of Rev. Ebenezer Gay, D.D. 24pp. 8vo, Harford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1796. Evans 30678; (9) BARLOW, Joel. Advice to the Privileged Orders in the Several State of Europe ... Part II. 101pp. 8vo, Paris: at the English Press ... 1793. (First American edition printed the following year.).

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        Exposition du Systême du Monde

      Paris: Imprimerie du Cercle-Social, 1796. First edition, with half-titles, without errata as usual. 314, (4); 312, (4) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary blue-patterned boards, contrasting spine labels. Some toning, joints just starting, heads a bit chipped. Verso of half-title in volume I bears a few bibliographical notes in pencil. Very good. "Among the most influential scientists in all history" - DSB "Book I begins with what any attentive observer may see if he will open his eyes to the spectacle of the heavens on a clear night with a view of the whole horizon. Book II ... sets out the "real" motions of the planets, satellites and comets and gives the dimensions of the solar system. Book III is a verbal précis of the laws of motion as understood in eighteenth-century rational mechanics, with special reference to astronomy and hydrostatics. In Book IV, Laplace in effect summarized his own work in gravitational mechanics. Much of it consists of simplification of the prefatory sections to the published memoirs. The topics are perturbations in planetary motions, the shape of the earth, the attraction of spheroids and the rings of Saturn, motions of the tides and atmosphere, the moons of Jupiter, precession, and lunar motions. Only Book V contains material that Laplace had not written up in technical form or presupposed. It gives an overview of the history of astronomy and concludes with the speculation since called the nebular hypothesis and another on the nature of the universe in outer space." - DSB.

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        The Looking Glass for the Mind or Intellectual Mirror Being an Elegant Collection of the Most Delightful Little Stories and Interesting Tales, Chiefly Translated from That Much Admired Work L'Ami des Enfans

      London: Printed by J. Crowder, for E. Newbury, The Corner of St. Paul's Church-yard, 1796. Early (fifth?) edition (first edition, 1792). 74 cuts by I. Bewick. 271 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Quarter green morocco and marbled boards. Nineteenth-century manuscript notes on front blank. Some traces of damp, generally a clean, attractive copy. Hugo, "This work, which contains some of the most beautiful examples of the skill of John Bewick, went through a great number of editions". Four cuts in this copy appear only in the early editions.

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        Marchmont: A Novel

      London: Printed by and for Sampson Low Berwick Street, Soho, 1796. First edition, with half-title only in volume IV, but without title-page. xvi, 309; [iii] 268; [ii], 442, [2, ads] pp. 4 vols. 12mo. Contemporary quarter calf and boards, vellum corners, uncut. Jenner's library stamped on spine in gilt. Lovely copy. UNCUT

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        Camilla, or, a Picture of Youth. By the author of Evelina and Cecilia

      London: Printed for T. Payne ... and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies ... in the Strand, 1796. First edition, with subscribers list pp. ix-xlviii. xlvi, 390, [2]; [vi], 432; [iv], 468; 432; 556 pp. 5 vols. 12mo (170 x 108 mm). Bound in contemporary tree calf, gilt flat spines, some rubbing to joints, rear joint of vol. IV starting. Bookplate of John Waldie and another. Very Pretty The subscribers include Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York, Miss J.[ane] Austen, Rt. Hon. Edmund Burke, Sir Joseph Banks, K.B., Sir Charles Bunbury, Duchess of Devonshire, Warren Hastings and Humphrey Repton, Esq.

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        The History of Monmouthshire;

      1796 VG+, 1st ed, 36 pls, 1 map, 2 charts. In attractive contemporary calf, gilt tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to worn black calf label. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, red marbled endpapers, text block edges marbled red, bookplate to fpd (Frances Mary Richardson Currer 1785-1861 a leading collector), lacks half title, map present, [12], [1], (ii-xi), [1], [1], 2-360 pp, [1], 2-199 pp, [1] errata, [6] subscribers list, 36 pls (B&W, dated 1793), 1 map (J Cary, 17887), 2 charts (folding), lacking p117/118 (as is usual Lowndes), light offsetting to tp. Probably the best copy we have seen, clean all through! (ESTC T78135. Abbey 537. Lowndes 2930). WILLIAMS, littérateur and political pamphleteer who with Benjamin Franklin, formed the ? Thirteen Club'. See NLW DWB.

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        Kst.- Karte, von D.F. Sotzmann n. Büsching, "Holland oder die Vereinigten Niederlande in IX Blättern".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1796, 79 x 93.

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        Symonds's Abstracts of the Two Bills, Entitled, "A Bill for the Security of His Majesty's Person and Government," and "A Bill for the More Effectually Preventing Seditious Meetings", To Which are Added, The Bill of Rights and Magna Charta [etc ]

      London: Printed for H.D. Symonds, No. 20, Paternoster-Row, 1796. Modern marbled wraps, printed paper label, a very good copy, with the advertising leaf; seven copies in ESTC, none in a law library A rare tract written by the radical Henry Delahoy Symonds, tried, fined, and imprisoned for four years for publishing and selling the works of Thomas Paine, here providing (among the first to do so) King John's Magna Charta in English translation

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        Oeuvres complètes

      Paris: Chaignieau, 1796. Nouvelle édition. Enrichies de gravures. Engraved portrait by Dupréel and eight plates after Fragonard. [6], 383; 363; 351; 347 pp. 4 vols. 8vo. Three quarter blue morocco, spines gilt, t.e.g. by Bumpus. Original pink pastepaper wrappers and spines laid down at end of each volume. Circular engraved bookplates of Sir David Lionel Salomons in each volume. Grécourt (1683-1743), was born in Tours, and was author of verse, fables, and tales. Sir David Lionel Salomons (1851-1925), scientist and engineer who organized the first automobile exhibition in Britain in 1895, was the son of Sir David Salomons (1797-1879), financier and the first Jewish Lord Mayor of London.

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U.

      Braunschweig, 25. I. 1796.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. Dekoratives Herderzitat an einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Fließe, des Lebens Strom! Du gehst in Wellen vorüber, Wo mit wechselnder Höh' Eine die andre begräbt. Mühe folget der Mühe; doch, kenn' ich süssere Freuden, Als besiegte Gefahr, oder vollendete Müh? Leben ist Lebens Lohn; Gefühl sein ewiger Kampfpreis. Fließe, wogiger Strom! nirgend ein stehender Sumpf". - Himly veröffentlichte zahlreiche Abhandlungen über Augenheilkunde und war Mitherausgeber der Ophthalmologischen Bibliothek.

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        Essais en vers et en prose

      Paris: Didot l'aîné, 1796. First edition. [iv], 157, [1] + 5 pp engraved music. 1 vols. 8vo. Full crimson morocco, raised bands, gilt spine, marbled endpapers, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., by Simier. Upper joint a little rubbed, else fine. First edition. [iv], 157, [1] + 5 pp engraved music. 1 vols. 8vo. "Aux armes, citoyens" - the first Printing of 'La Marseillaise' in a Book. First edition, containing the first authorized appearance in book form of "La Marseillaise." The famous poem by Rouget de Lisle (1760-1836) appears at pp. 57-59 as "Le Chant des Combats, vulgairement L'Hyme des Marseillois. Aux Mânes de Sylvain Bailly. Premier Maire de Paris." La Marseillaise, now the French national anthem, and recognized worldwide as the quintessential call to revolution, "was originally written by a royalist officer as a patriotic song in support of the then French royal government which had declared war on April 20, 1792, against the Emperor Francis of Austria and King William II of Prussia. Subsequently, volunteers from Marseilles heard the song and joined in the storming in the Tuileries on Aug. 10, 1792. The song was thereafter quickly reprinted a great many times, usually under the title Marches des Marseillais or variant thereof" (Fuld). "La Marseillaise est un hymne d'éveil et de résistance qui a valu pour les résistances qui ont suivi, qui vaut pour celles que nécessite notre temps, et qui vaudra pour les résistances futures." - Edgar Morin Fuld notes that the earliest printings of the famous anthem appeared either in broadside form or in periodicals, and all are extremely rare; this printing, its first appearance in a book, was officially authorized by the author and is highly desirable. The copy, in a Simier binding, is particularly so: tipped-in is an Autograph Note signed by Rouget de Lisle, authorizing the payment of a debt "au citoyen de Buehr" (?), dated "le cinq thermidor, l'an 6" (i.e., July 24, 1797).

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        Les Aventures de Telemaque, Fils D'Ulysse

      Paris: Didot l'aîné, 1796. First edition with these illustrations, one of 200 printed on GRAND PAPIER VELIN. Engraved portrait after Vivian engraved by Gaucher, and 24 plates after drawings by Lefebvre engraved by Delvaux, Godefroy, Simonet, Thomas, and Trière. 4 vols. 18mo. Full early 20th-century dark brown morocco, richly gilt, marbled endpapers. Spines very slightly faded, otherwise a beautiful set, complete with all half-titles, immaculate text and plates, with the original tissue guards. First edition with these illustrations, one of 200 printed on GRAND PAPIER VELIN. Engraved portrait after Vivian engraved by Gaucher, and 24 plates after drawings by Lefebvre engraved by Delvaux, Godefroy, Simonet, Thomas, and Trière. 4 vols. 18mo. One of 200 on Large Paper, Plates before Letters.

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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.. [4]pp. on 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. BRISTOL B9756. SHIPTON & MOONEY 47959. ESTC W14649.

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U.

      Braunschweig, 25. I. 1796. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Dekoratives Herderzitat an einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Fließe, des Lebens Strom! Du gehst in Wellen vorüber, Wo mit wechselnder Höh' Eine die andre begräbt. Mühe folget der Mühe; doch, kenn' ich süssere Freuden, Als besiegte Gefahr, oder vollendete Müh? Leben ist Lebens Lohn; Gefühl sein ewiger Kampfpreis. Fließe, wogiger Strom! nirgend ein stehender Sumpf". - Himly veröffentlichte zahlreiche Abhandlungen über Augenheilkunde und war Mitherausgeber der Ophthalmologischen Bibliothek.

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        The History of Monmouthshire;

      1796 VG+, 1st ed, 36 pls, 1 map, 2 charts. In attractive contemporary calf, gilt tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to worn black calf label. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, red marbled endpapers, text block edges marbled red, bookplate to fpd (Frances Mary Richardson Currer 1785-1861 a leading collector), lacks half title, map present, [12], [1], (ii-xi), [1], [1], 2-360 pp, [1], 2-199 pp, [1] errata, [6] subscribers list, 36 pls (B&W, dated 1793), 1 map (J Cary, 17887), 2 charts (folding), lacking p117/118 (as is usual Lowndes), light offsetting to tp. Probably the best copy we have seen, clean all through! (ESTC T78135. Abbey 537. Lowndes 2930). WILLIAMS, littérateur and political pamphleteer who with Benjamin Franklin, formed the ‘ Thirteen Club'. See NLW DWB.

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        Conversationslexikon mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf die gegenwärtigen Zeiten - Zweiter Theil

      Friedrich August Leupold, Leipzig 1796. Zweiter Theil, Leipzig 1796. 460 S. Fraktur. Einband etwas berieben, etwas bestoßen, etwas angeschmutzt, jedoch unbeschädigt, Schnitt gebräunt, etwas angeschmutzt, Seiten kaum angebräunt, kaum angeschmutzt, sehr kleiner Besitzerstempel auf Titelblatt, altersgemäß ausgesprochen guter Zustand. (Renatus Gotthelf Löbel bezeichnete sich selbst in seiner Vorrede zum Conversationslexikon als Nachfolger Johann Hübners, unter dessen Namen das 1704 erstmals erschienene Reale Staats- und Zeitungs-Lexicon bekannt geworden war. Löbels Ziel bestand in der Schaffung eines "dem gegenwärtigen Umfange der Conversation angemessenen Wörterbuches". Zwischen 1796 und 1800 erschienen die ersten vier Bände, doch nach Löbels frühem Tod im Jahr 1799 sah zunächst alles so aus, als würde es unvollendet bleiben. Dann erschienen 1806 aber ein fünfter Band bei Johann Karl Werther in Leipzig und 1808 Teile des sechsten Bandes bei Johann Friedrich Herzog in Leipzig. Am 25. Oktober 1808 schließlich kaufte Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus (1772-1823), der 1805 mit seiner Verlagstätigkeit in Amsterdam begonnen hatte, das Lexikon dem Leipziger Buchdrucker und Zeitungsverleger Friedrich Richter ab, der das Werk vermutlich in Herzogs Auftrag gedruckt hatte und es bei dessen Insolvenz in Zahlung genommen hatte. Bis zu seinem Tode im Jahr 1823 erweiterte er das Werk kontinuierlich und schuf so die Grundlage für die Brockhaus-Enzyklopädie.) Kein Schutzumschlag Pappband 8°. Gut

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        Supplément au Voyage de Bougainville [in:] SUARD, J.B.A. and S.J. BOURLET DE VAUXCELLES. Opuscules philosophiques et littéraires, la plupart posthumes ou inédites

      Paris: Chevet, 1796. Octavo in fours, an excellent uncut copy with ample margins, contemporary mottled pink paper boards with manuscript paper labels to spine, some wear to joints and spine, from the Talleyrand-Périgord library with armorial bookplate. Diderot takes on the noble savage. First edition, a fine large paper copy, with the philosophe Diderot's important essay on Bougainville and Tahiti as the highlight of this collection, which includes moral and philosophical essays by authors such as the Marquise du Châtelet, Necker, Dumarsais, and the Abbé Galiani.Bougainville, unaware of Wallis's stop at Tahiti the preceding year, had believed himself to have been the discoverer of a South Sea paradise, and his official account included a lengthy and idyllic section on the island group which was vastly influential in the development of the European ideal of the noble savage.Diderot's essay is his response to the notion of the "noble savage", particularly in light of the fate of Ahu-Toru (Aotourou), the Tahitian who caused a sensation in fashionable Paris when he returned with Bougainville. The essay was first written as early as 1772 or 1773, and circulated in manuscript for more than twenty years before being published here. In this fictional appendix to Bougainville, Diderot expressed his pessimism about the likely European influence on the new discoveries in the South Seas, in the process developing a vigorous satire on European civilisation. At stake are French claims to ownership of Tahiti: Bougainville "took possession" of the islands, but in a supposed response to this act, one of the chiefs here asks rhetorically how the Europeans would react if a Tahitian landed in France and claimed it ('Si un Otaïtien débarquoit un nour sur vos côtes, et qu'il gravât sur une de vos pierres ou sur l'écorce d'un de vos arbres: Ce pays appartient aux habitans d'Otaïti, qu'en penserois-tu?').Uncut and on fine wove paper, this is undoubtedly the deluxe "Papier-vélin" edition, as noted in the colophon. This fine copy has the bookplate of the house of Talleyrand-Périgord, with the motto of the house "Re que Diou" emblazoned: given the close relationship between the great French diplomat Talleyrand himself and the philosophes, this copy is likely from his private library.

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        THE AMERICAN UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY or A View of the Present State of all Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics in the Known World

      1796, two volume complete set, THE AMERICAN UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY or A View of the Present State of all Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics in the Known World, complete with twenty-eight maps and charts as shown.  Jedidiah Morse, printed by Isiah Thomas and Ebenezer Andrews, Boston Ma. Large fold out maps of New Hampshire and Vermont (bound in upside down), Maine, Nova Scotia,  New Brunswick, Massachusetts, Rhode Island - Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware - Maryland, North Western Territories, Virginia, Kentucky - Tennessee, North and South Carolina, and Georgia, a World Map, the West Indies, United Kingdom, other maps, etc. Very solid volumes and maps, a few minor folds and tears, most maps unused and never unfolded, all in very good to fine condition overall.  Volumes are tight, clean, solid original bindings and boards bearing just a bit of wear, original labels, minor foxing and toning.  Outstanding early American post Revolutionary War period volumes, part one is a third edition, part two a second edition, both dated "June 1796" on title pages by the noted printers, as shown.  5.75 x 8.75 inches. Please see the many photos provided, ask any questions, buy accordingly.

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        Le roman comique

      First printing of this famous edition illustrated by Barber, whose figures were engraved under his leadership. 1 portrait of the author as a frontispiece by Le Mire and 15 pretty faces out text from the drawings of the glossy green morocco Barbier.Plein fir signed Ramage (London) in late nineteenth. Spine ribbed Jansenist. Internal threads. Gilt edges. A little a bit darker at the top of the upper flat area, maybe a slight color difference due to the leather itself. Superb specimen, perfectly prepared, very frais.Etiquette library Garnier-Bardoul. Bookplate inconnu.Belle edition of this famous picaresque novel in French, mixing satire of manners and burlesque situations. De l'imprimerie de Didot Jeune, chez Janet et Hubert A Paris 1796 3 tomes en un Vol. in 8 (13,5x21cm) VII, 277pp. et VIII, 252pp. et XIII,196pp. relié

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        Topographisch-politisch-historische Beschreibung der Stadt Hamburg. 3 Bände. 8 Bl., 424 S.; 6 Bl., 410 S.; 9 Bl., 344 S. Mit 3 gestoch. Titelvign., einigen Textholzschnitten und 6 (statt 8; 4 gefalt., 1 teilkolor.) Kupfertafeln. Moderne bibliophile Halblederbde mit Rückenschild.

      Hamburg, Bachmann und Gundermann, 1796.. . Veränderte Neuauflage der 1787-92 unter dem Titel 'Hamburg topographisch, politisch und historisch beschrieben' erschienenen grundlegenden Arbeit zur hamburgischen Geschichte. In seiner Art bahnbrechend beruht das Werk wesentlich auf gründlichen eigenen Forschungen von Heß. Mit einer großen Karte des Hamburgischen Gebietes, von Ritzebüttel, sowie mit Hamburger Ansichten. Heß (1756-1823) leitete im Jahr 1813 den Aufstand der Hamburger Bürgerwehr gegen die napoleonischen Truppen. - Überwiegend sauberes Exemplar. - Schröder III 234. Katalog d. SH Landesbibliothek S. 222. ADB XII 293.

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        Eigenh. Brieffragment mit U. „J. P. Fried. Richter".

      8vo. 4 SS. An Hans Georg Ahlefeldt: „[Für die meinige,] die mich eben so wenig beglücken würde ist der Schreibtisch der Auslader. - Zu deiner Klotilde hatt’ ich, da ich in Bayreuth war, troz aller Sehnsucht nicht - weil ich nicht wußte, ob du mich ihr schon präsentieret hättest - den Muth. [ ]". ("Dein Brief gab mir die Palingenesie unserer ersten Stunde und jene heißen Stiche, die ich allemal bei großer Freude in der Gegend des Herzens fühle [ ] Suche etwas, eine Art Arbeit, woran du ihre Funken entlädst". Gedruckt in JPSW III, 2,252. Johann Georg Jacob von Ahlefeldt (geb. 1768 oder 1769-1828). war mit Jean Paul seit seinem Besuch am 11. Januar 1796 in Hof befreundet. In seiner Berliner Zeit hatte Jean Paul die Wohnung mit ihm geteilt.

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        Mappe-Monde par Robert de Vaugondy Geographe, corrigee par Lamarche son successeur

      Size : 270x440 (mm), 10.625x17.25 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Samlade skrifter.

      I-III. Sthlm, J. P. Lindh, 1796. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,(34),287 + (6),321 + (4),305,(2) s. Tre läckra stänkdekorerade benvita pappbd med guldornerade ryggar och bruna titeletiketter i skinn samt ovala nummerskyltar (Helena Strömquist). Oskurna inlagor. Enstaka små lagerfläckar. Litet hål med minimal textförlust på s. 144 i första delen och titelbladet med veck i tredje delen. Fint ex.. Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 136, 143, 135 och 124 för den i verket ingående dramatiken. 1800-02 utkom en andra upplaga och 1811 en tredje. Med en inledande biografi av Nils von Rosenstein. Gustaf Regnér och Kellgrens systerson Christ. Lengblom var tillsammans utgivare av verket. Porträttet är graverat av J. F. Martin efter Sergels medaljong

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        The history of the parishes of Whiteford, and Holywell

      [London] : Printed for B. and J. White, Fleet Street, 1796. 1st Edition. Finely bound in modern fine-ribbed cloth-backed boards with a paper label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Physical description; [10],172;[2],185-328p., XXII plates : ill.. ; 4to. Subjects; Clwyd (Wales) - History - Early works to 1800. Whiteford, Holywell (Wales) - History & Description. (Flintshire, Wales) - History. Wales - Description and travel. - Early works to 1800. Topographical books, Flintshire. Other names; White, Benjamin approximately 1724-1794 [publisher]. White, J. fl. 1796 [publisher].Includes: History of Holywell parish. Genre; Local histories. Travel Literature - 18th century.

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        Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth. 5 volume set

      T. Payne; and T. Cadell and W. Davies, London 1796 - xlvi,390pp;432pp;468pp;432pp;556pp. Volume I includes list of subscribers and final advert leaf. Subscribers include Jane Austen, Rt.Hon. Edmund Burke, Sir Joseph Banks, Warren Hastings and Humphrey Repton, Language: eng G : in Good condition. Some joint rubbing. Rebacked with replacement eps. Foxing throughout Half-leather marbled board cover [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Grécourt, enrichies de gravures; nouvelle édition (.).

      Impr. de Chaignieau aîné, Paris 1796 - [4]-383, [4]-363, [4]-351, [4]-347 pp. Premier tirage. Portrait gravé par Dupréel et 8 jolies figures néo-classiques par Dambrun, Duparc, Lingée d'après Fragonard fils dont 3 frontisp. Exemplaire enrichi de 4 tirages avant la lettre sur vélin : portrait et 3 planches dont les frontispes des t. III & IV. Le t. I contient le Philotanus, les épîtres et les fables, le t. II les contes, les t. III & IV les chansons et poésies diverses. Ex-libris G[uillaume] H[ofmann] Ref. Cohen 460. 4 volumes. Reliure demi-basane de l'époque, dos lisses à compartiments fleuronnés dorés ( 2 coiffes sup. Défect.), étiquettes de cuir rouge ou vert, tr.jaunes

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        The Way to get Married;

      London - T. N. Longman, 1796 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. This is a scarce originalFIRST EDITIONof the famous play by Morton. Normally available only in facsimilie. Thomas Morton (1764 1838) was an English playwright. He was the author of Columbus, or a World Discovered (1792); Speed the Plough (1798); The School of Reform, or How to Rule a Husband (1805); A Roland for an Oliver (1819); and other pieces. The name of one of the characters in Speed the Plough, Mrs Grundy, has entered the English language as a synonym for prude. For much of his life, Thomas lived in Pangbourne in Berkshire. His son, John Maddison Morton, was also a well-known dramatist. Condition: The play is disbound. The binding is loose, and the title page is attached very loosely by the cords and may detach in the post. All pages are present and attached. The play is generally clean and bright apart from a couple of handling marks and minor brown spots on various pages. Overall the book is good plus condition..

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        TRATADO DE VENDAGES, Y APOSITOS PARA EL USO DE LOS REALES COLEGIOS DE CIRUGIA. Ilustrado con once láminas, en que se manifiestan los apositos necesarios a cada Operacion, tanto separados, como aplicados con sus correspondientes vendages para la mas facil inteligencia de los principiantes.

      Imp. Joseph Doblado. Madrid, 1796 - . 21 cm. [8] 146 pág. Ilustr. con 11 lám. plegadas con multitud de grabados. Enc. en pasta española, tejuelo, cortes pintados. Pequeñas pérdidas de papel en varias hojas y en alguna lámina sin afectar el texto. Papel ligeramente tostado. * Canivell fue médico de la Armada; mantuvo estrechas relaciones con Pedro Virgili quien le puso en contacto con las nuevas orientaciones que se estaban aplicando en Cádiz y Barcelona, en sus respectivos Reales Colegios (vid. López Piñero et al. Diccionario histórico. Vol. I, pág. 165). Palau 42286. CCPB000250325-5. Medicina, cirugía, apositos, historia de la ciencia Cirurgia estètica, antisèpsia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essais sur l'état actuel de la France. 1er mai 1796.

      A Paris, Chez Desenne, Brigitte-Mattey, Maret 1796 - A Paris, Chez Desenne, Brigitte-Mattey, Maret, 1796. In-8, XVI+416pp. Plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. 5 annotations à l'encre faites à l'époque. Une pièce de tomaison en maroquin inappropriée puisque l'ouvrage est complet. Quelques infimes défauts. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels through Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Sicily. Vol. I-II. Translated from the German by Thomas Holcroft.

      London, Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1796-97. 4to. XX + 506 + XI + (1) + 656 s. Foldet kart. 17 foldede plansjer. 7 noteblad. Samt. helskinnbd. Rødt skinn tiitelfelt. Ryggdekor i gull. Litt brunplettet.. Cont. full calf. Red leather label. Spine gilt. 1 folding map. 17 folding plates. 7 sheets of music. A little foxing

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        Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth. 5 volume set

      London T. Payne; and T. Cadell and W. Davies 1796. G : in Good condition. Some joint rubbing. Rebacked with replacement eps. Foxing throughout First Edition Half-leather marbled board cover 180mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). xlvi, 390pp;432pp;468pp;432pp;556pp. Volume I includes list of subscribers and final advert leaf. Subscribers include Jane Austen, Rt.Hon. Edmund Burke, Sir Joseph Banks, Warren Hastings and Humphrey Repton, .

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        CERTIFICADO DE AUTENTICIDAD DE ANTIGUEDADES ECLESIASTICAS 1796

      1796 - CERTIFICADO DE AUTENTICIDAD DE ANTIGUEDADES ECLESIASTICAS 1796. 31X23. REF PICS 1. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth. 5 volume set

      London: T. Payne; and T. Cadell and W. Davies. G : in Good condition. Some joint rubbing. Rebacked with replacement eps. Foxing throughout. 1796. First Edition. Half-leather marbled board cover. 180mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). xlvi,390pp;432pp;468pp;432pp;556pp. Volume I includes list of subscribers and final advert leaf. Subscribers include Jane Austen, Rt.Hon. Edmund Burke, Sir Joseph Banks, Warren Hastings and Humphrey Repton,. .

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        Letters from Mr Fletcher Christian, containing a Narrative of the Transactions on board His Majesty's Ship Bounty, Before and after the Mutiny, with his subsequent Voyages and Travels in South America

      London: H.D. Symonds, 1796. Octavo; a very good copy in a good modern binding of grained antique style calf, banded spine gilt, red morocco label. Christian myths. The very rare first edition of this wonderful fantasy about the fate of the ringleader of the Bounty mutiny. What had happened to Christian was of immense interest in late-eighteenth-century England: the actual outcome would not be known until Captain Mayhew Folger came across the surviving Bounty mutineers on Pitcairn Island in 1808.This fascinating spurious production masquerades as a collection of seven letters from Fletcher Christian after his supposed "escape" from Pitcairn and subsequent adventures in South America. According to the letters printed here Christian mingled with Peruvian nobles, studied Indian languages at St Jago and left Buenos Aires on a voyage to Spain.It is interesting to note that despite the weight of evidence to the contrary, a tradition remains that Christian escaped from Pitcairn and returned to England via South America. Rather as the Lord Lucan story was later to have, the Christian reappearance had its reports of sightings and vocal adherents, including the poet Wordsworth as well as Captain Heywood, the latter being convinced he saw Christian in Plymouth, while Christian's relatives in Cumberland reported that he visited them in 1808.This is an extremely rare book: it is recorded by the NUC, but without any locations noted; it is not recorded in the catalogues of the Kroepelien or Hill collections. This first edition was issued exactly as it appears here, although a frontispiece was added for a second edition issued by the same publisher the following year. Although Ferguson calls for the frontispiece in the first edition, neither the Edge-Partington copy nor a copy catalogued by Maggs Bros. in 1946 contained one.

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        The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. Four volumes complete.

      John Chambers, Dublin 1796 - Large post8vo, engraved portrait frontis by Bartolozzi, [lxviii], 407, [1 - blank]; [ii], 459, [1 - blank ], engraved frontis, xiii, [i - blank], 466; [ii], 459, [1- blank] p. 21 engraved plates. Contemporary brown full tree calf, gilt. Volume I professionally recased retaining the original backstrip and endpapers, lacks the front and rear free endpapers to Vol. II and the rear free endpaper to Vol. III, old brown splash? marks affecting three leaves of Vol. I, several pencil comments in the margins, head and tail of the backstrips and the fore-corners rubbed otherwise a VG presentable set of this Dublin edition with a ten page list of subscribers.and with nice armorial bookplates of James and Marin Morgan on the front pastedowns. Vol. I has the half-title with the interesting printed instruction along the top and fore-edge as follows: 'It is requested (in order to preserve the Margins), that in Binding these Volumes they may not be cut less than the Size [four words on the lower edge illegible]'. The title also states 'to which is prefixed, some account of the Author's life' and 'Ornamented with Engravings, by the First Masters, from the designs of the Madrid Royal Academy, &c. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Specimens of Arabian Poetry, from the Earliest Time to the Extinction of the Khalifat,

      Cambridge: Printed by John Burges Printer to the University, , 1796. with Some Account of the Authors. Parge octavo (226 × 182 mm) Early nineteenthy-century half calf, marbled boards, neatly rebacked to style with the original red morocco label laid down, gilt rolls forming compartments, edges sprinkled blue. Sheet of musical notation, text in Arabic types, engraved head- and tail-pieces. Lightly rubbed on the boards, corners professionally restored, internally a lightly browned and with occasional spotting, but overall a clean and carefully refurbished copy, presenting well. First edition, second issue with a cancel title page, copies noted dated 1795. Carlyle was educated at Carlisle Grammar School and Cambridge, and while at Queens "profited from the instructions of a native of Baghdad, who passed in Britain under the name David Zamio. As a result, Carlyle became so proficient in oriental languages that he was appointed professor of Arabic on the resignation of Dr Craven in 1795" (Stanley Lane-Poole in ODNB). In 1799 Carlyle was appointed chaplain to Lord Elgin's mission to Constantinople and made an extensive tour through Asia Minor, Palestine, Greece, and Italy, collecting Greek and Syriac manuscripts for a proposed new version of the New Testament, which he did not live to accomplish. On his return to England in 1801 he was presented to the living of Newcastle upon Tyne, but his health had been undermined by the exertions of his expedition, and he died in 1804. Lane-Poole describes the present translation as "well-respected".

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        Marchmont: A Novel

      London: Printed by and for Sampson Low Berwick Street, Soho, 1796 - First edition, with half-title only in volume IV, but without title-page. 4 vols., 12mo. xvi, 309; [iii] 268; [ii], 442, [2, ads] pp. Contemporary quarter calf and boards, vellum corners, uncut. Jenner's library stamped on spine in gilt. Lovely copy. Garside, Raven and Schowerling, 1796:82; Block, p. 220; Hardy 760. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antiguo Mapa Del Imperio De Persa dividido en sus estados

      1796 - Venecia 1796. Medidas 36.5 x 44cm. Mapa grabado y coloreado. Ejemplar en perfecto estado de conservación. Rarísimo y muy detallado mapa de GIovanni Pitteri, detalles topográficos y ciudades marcadas. Exquisito adorno de la vista de un castillo en la parte superior derecha.

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