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        [K376, 377, 296]. Trois Sonates Pour le Clavecin ou Piano Forte, avec l'Accompagnement D'un Violon... Oeuvre I. Libro I... Prix f4.-. [Parts]

      Berlin J.J. Hummel... Amsterdam: Grand Magazin de Musique et aux Adresses ordinaires [PN 972] [1796-97]. Folio. Unbound. Keyboard: [1] (title within decorative border), [2] (blank), 3-27, [i] (blank); Violin: [1] (title within decorative border), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Occasional light soiling and wear; minor stains to title of Violin part. A very good untrimmed copy.. Very rare. RISM M and MM6494 (no complete copies).

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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      York: Printed by W. Blanchard, 1796. n. Hardcover. 191 x 124 mm (7 1/2 x 4 7/8"). Two volumes. HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY TREE CALF, ELABORATELY GILT, BY KALTHOEBER (his ticket on verso of front endpaper), covers bordered with gilt Greek key roll, flat spines ornately gilt in compartments featuring various repeated tools (quatrefoil, Greek key, foliate, etc.), each spine with black morocco label, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Both volumes with the early signature of Elizabeth Hervey on verso of front endpaper. Lower compartment of second volume with abrasion and moderate loss of gilt, one corner a little rubbed, otherwise only trivial wear, the bindings handsome and well preserved. Blanks at the back of each volume a little soiled, otherwise A VERY FINE AND VERY PRETTY SET, VIRTUALLY PRISTINE INTERNALLY. This is an extremely pleasing set bound by Christian Kalthoeber, one of the finest binders of the late 18th century. Like Staggemeier & Welcher, he came to London from Germany in response to the need to produce handsome bindings for the libraries of English gentlemen. He worked for the well-respected Baumgarten and then succeeded him in 1781. He produced many fine bindings, one of which was priced so high--at the staggering sum of 30 guineas--that George III insisted on seeing the volume in person. Although his skills began to erode in the first decade of the 19th century, Kalthoeber "was considered during his day to be the finest binder in the world." (Maggs Catalogue 966) The first volume of the present set contains some 20 odes, elegies, epitaphs, and dramatic poems, while the second volume contains the author's well-known didactic poem "The English Garden," which, according to the preface, was revised specially for this extensively annotated edition. A third volume of miscellaneous works by Mason was issued by the same printer in 1797. Although his own work is of considerable merit, Mason (1724-97) is perhaps best known for his friendship with Thomas Gray. From the time the two were in college, they were devoted friends, and Gray named Mason his literary executor, a position in which he was aided by Horace Walpole. Mason also wrote a biography of Gray and edited his letters.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Traité théorique et expérimental d'hydrodynamique. Nouvelle édition corrigée et considérablement augmentée.

      Paris, Laran, An IV (1796). - 2 vols. XLIV+579+(5);(II)+500+(4) pp. (incl. 3 append.). With 23 engr. fold. plts. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf, spines gilt with each 2 red titlelabels. VG. (Endpapers sl. browned). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Novelle di Giraldo Giraldi Fiorentino per la prima volte date in luce.

      In Amsterdamo, l?anno 1796. In 8vo, pp. XVI, 200. Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida. Bella prima edizione nella preziosa tiratura su carta azzurra. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        A Narrative of the Proceedings of His MajestyÂ’s Fleet, Under the Command of Earl Howe, from the Second of May to the Second of June MDCCXCIV

      London: T. Burton and Co., 1796. Tall 4to. (1)-81, 82*-88*, 83-(92), (*93)-*100, (6), 97-118pp. Engraved b/w frontispiece and two terminal folding engraved plates First edition of a confusingly paginated work commemorating the so-called “Glorious First of June” in which Lord Howe and the British fleet defeated Villaret de Joyeuse and the French fleet in the north Atlantic. This was the first major sea battle of the Revolutionary War, and the occasion of much rejoicing in England, even though the victory was less than total. The folding battle plan at the back refers to the text and represents the disposition of French and British fleets. Tacked on to the end of the narrative, and accounting for the strange pagination, are a reproduction in French of Jean Bon Saint-AndreÂ’s journal entry on board the "Le Montagne", and a sales pitch for two prints by commemorating the event. BMM Catalog. Vol 5, #1798 calls for only one folding plan, as does Worldcat. The present copy has the folding plan and a second folding plan entitled "The British Line of Battle Published Mar 5, 1796, by A.C. de Poggi." An untrimmed copy, bound in original paper covered boards with paper spine label. Some offsetting of plans, and occasional very light foxing, but a splendid copy overall, in its original binding.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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      [Edenton, N.C.: Hodge & Wills, 1796].. 20pp. Folio. Dbd., slightly later paper backstrip. Evenly toned. Outer margin of leaf D2 torn, with a few words affected in the printed side notes on the verso. Good overall. A rare variant printing of the 1795 session laws of North Carolina, this being twenty pages compared with the more common thirty-one-page version. McMurtrie cites each version, but does not define the differences other than page length. "A supplement to Iredell's revision" - McMurtrie. The celebrated "Iredell edition" of the laws of the state of North Carolina was compiled and revised in 1791 by noted jurist James Iredell, who was named a justice of the Supreme Court before he turned forty. Iredell collected in chronological order all the laws then in force in the state, dating back to the early 18th century, and also provided an extensive subject index. This volume provides the laws and amendments to previous laws passed by the state assembly in 1795- 96. Among these are several laws emancipating slaves, including a law entitled: "An Act to emancipate Frank, a person of color." McMURTRIE 224.

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        Annals of Medicine for the Year 1796, exhibiting a Concise View of the Latest and Most Important Discoveries in Medicine and Medical Philosophy

      Edinburgh, printed for G. Mudie and Son, South Bridge and for G. G and J. Robinson, London, 1796 - hbk 470pp+advertisement original full-leather boards amateur repairs to spine complete tight text with even toning and light foxing throughout front board embossed in gilt and inscribed on still-existing fep and on page 1 previously owned by a Medical University Historical Library and stamped on label on original first pastedown an excellent candidate for restoration and rebinding exceptionally scarce [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Hand Coloured Antique Aquatint Print Illustrating London from Greenwich Park. Drawn By J Farington and Engraved By J. C. Stadler. Published in 1796.

      J & J Boydell, London 1796 - A very fine large original antique hand coloured aquatint illustrating a view of London from Greenwich Park. This fine aquatint was drawn J Farington. R. A and engraved by J. C. Stadler. Published by J & J Boydell of London and dated June 1st 1796. With centre fold as issued. Size approx 54 x 34cm. Some slight age spotting mainly to margins and slightly frayed edges. Generally good condition with beautiful original hand colouring. Very rare.

      [Bookseller: Rostron & Edwards]
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        Aristokraternes Catechismus, eller kort og tydelig Anviisning til den aleene saliggjørende politiske Troe.

      Med et Anhang af aristokratiske Psalmer. Til Troens Bestyrelse hos de Eenfoldige og de Vantroendes Omvendelse. Kbhvn.: A. Soldin 1796. 46 + [2] s. + Erklæring til Publikum angaaende Aristokraternes Catechismus, fra dennes Forfatter. Kbhvn.: Seest 1796. 8 s. + C.F. HORNEMAN: Professor Hornemans offentlige Erklæring i Dagens Anliggende. Kbhvn. 1796. 4 s. Indbundet i ét smukt pastichebind af halvlæder med farvet titelfelt og rigt dekoreret med guld på ryggen.. Bibl. Dan. IV, 526

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        A 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 MDCCXCIV

      London: T. Burton and Co., 1796. Tall 4to. (1)-81, 82*-88*, 83-(92), (*93)-*100, (6), 97-118pp. Engraved b/w frontispiece and two terminal folding engraved plates First edition of a confusingly paginated work commemorating the so-called ?"Glorious First of June?" in which Lord Howe and the British fleet defeated Villaret de Joyeuse and the French fleet in the north Atlantic. This was the first major sea battle of the Revolutionary War, and the occasion of much rejoicing in England, even though the victory was less than total. The folding battle plan at the back refers to the text and represents the disposition of French and British fleets. Tacked on to the end of the narrative, and accounting for the strange pagination, are a reproduction in French of Jean Bon Saint-Andre?'s journal entry on board the "Le Montagne", and a sales pitch for two prints by commemorating the event. BMM Catalog. Vol 5, #1798 calls for only one folding plan, as does Worldcat. The present copy has the folding plan and a second folding plan entitled "The British Line of Battle Published Mar 5, 1796, by A.C. de Poggi." An untrimmed copy, bound in original paper covered boards with paper spine label. Some offsetting of plans, and occasional very light foxing, but a splendid copy overall, in its original binding.

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      A TREATISE ON THE POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS1796; Patrick Colquhoun; Second Edition; Presentation Copy; London, H. Fry for C. Dilly; Leather; Foldout; 473 Pages +38 of Index; w5.5"xh8.6"; Extremely Rare!!!Great For any Police/History Fan or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Signed on half title "To Sir John Scott, Attorney General ?? From His Obedient Servant The Author"; Same year as First Edition; One of a Kind!!!Attributes:A Charming, sleek marble cover design with leather binding/corners, gold trim/labeling to spine, with a foldout of a Summary of Prisoners/Prisons, with some other charts and a Fascinating Read in early modern English on Handmade Paper!!!From Title Page:"A Treatise On The Police Of The Metropolis; Containing A Detail Of The Various Crimes And Misdemeanors By Which Public And Private Property And Security Are At Present Injured And Endangered And Suggesting Remedies For Their Prevention."Background:Patrick Colquhoun (14 March 1745Historians of policing credit ColquhounJohn Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, PC, KC, FRS, FSA (4 June 1751Condition:Condition is Good. Some wear to edges/hinges, small old circular bookplate maybe of Attorney General, some glue/color added to hinges, holding well but would handle with care/delicate, missing some leather at top/bottom of spine, missing back bottom leather to corner/colored over pages are very good, few missing a small lower corner, spine bends in when opened but secure, would handle with care. Overall, for over 215 years old its in Good Condition!!!

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        No. 6. The Dram

      Published by J. R. Smith, King Street, Covent Garden, London 1796 - Colour-printed mezzotint. In good condition with the exception of a tear along the plate mark on the bottom right corner. Image size: 19 9/16 x 15 3/4 inches. A touching image of country life by George Morland, one of the most celebrated English genre painters. George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England's most cherished paintings. At an early age Morland displayed his artistic genius, he learned to paint at three and exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy at the mere age of ten. He was a prodigious painter, producing more than 4000 paintings during the entirety of his career, and sometimes painting two or three works in a day. His beautiful idealistic scenes were a favorite source of inspiration for contemporary engravers, and as many as 250 separate engravings were done of his paintings during his lifetime. His brother-in-law, William Ward, engraved a great number of his paintings reproducing in print his endearing paintings of English country life. Ward's engravings after Morland are some of the most beautiful prints of the period; they combine fine technical skill and inspired artistic imagination to create enduring images that speak of the taste and beauty of the age. Dawe, G. Morland p. 142.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Geographisches statist.-topograph. Lexikon von Baiern, oder vollständige alphabetische Beschreibung aller im Baiernschen Kreis liegenden Städte, Klöster, Dörfer . mit genauer anzeige von deren Ursprung, ehemaligen und jetzigen Besitzern, Lage, Anzahl und Nahrung der Einwohner, Manufakturen, Fabriken . neuen Anstalten vornehmsten Merkwürdigkeiten u.s.w. 3 Bände.,

      Ulm, Stettinische Buchh.,, 1796-1797. - 20,5 x 13 cm. 8 S., 926 Spalten + 2 Bl., 828 Spalten + 1 Bl., 683 Spalten. Mit einer grenzkolorierten Faltkarte. *Anonym erschienenes frühes Ortsverzeichnis von Bayern mit Kurzbeschreibungen der Ortschaften, die größeren Orte und Städte mit ausführlicheren Beschreibungen. Wichtige historische Quelle für die bayerische Landeskunde, da hier bei den Ortschaften zumeist die Anzahl der Häuser und Einwohner genannt sind. - 1802 erschien noch ein kleiner Nachtrag "Zusätze", der hier nicht vorhanden ist. - Die Karte an den Rändern leicht fingerfleckig und im Querfalz hinterlegt. Text sauber, nur gelegentlich mit alten Randnotizen in Bleistift. Die letzten Lagen des dritten Band mit kleinem Wurmgang am unteren Innensteg. Insgesamt ordentlich erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Blaue marmorierte Pappbände der Zeit.

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        Gotha und die umliegende Gegend.

      Gotha, Ettingersche Buchhandlung, 1796,. 8vo. Mit 1 gest. Titelvignette (Observatorium), 1 gef. Kupfertafel (Ansicht Gothas von der Nordseite: 16,5 x 24 cm) u. 1 großem, mehrf. gef., gestochenem Stadtplan (43,5 x 49 cm). XXIV, 435 S. Pp. d. Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe. - Einband etw. berieben. Zwischen S. 434 u. 435 sind 2 Bl. zusätzlich doppelt eingebunden. Die Tafeln an den Rändern etw. gebräunt u. abgegriffen, der Plan m. kl. Einriß. Wasserrand oben an Titelbl. u. Stadtvedute. Im Buchblock sauber.

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        Exposition du Systême du Monde

      Paris: Imprimerie du Cercle-Social, L'An IV de la République Française [1796] - "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 First edition, with half-titles, without errata as usual. 2 vols., 8vo. 314, (4); 312, (4) pp. 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. PMM 252 (note) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Memoria sul principio delle velocità virtuali.

      Cambiagi 1796 - Florence, Cambiagi, 1796. In 4 de 191pp., reliure en plein carton blanc crème du XXème siècle, titre manuscrit à l'encre noire sur la tête du dos, une planche gravée sur cuivre à la fin du volume, deux pages légèrement brunies, grandes marges, bon et bel exemplaire. Vittorio Fossombroni (Arezzo, 1745-1844), mathématicien, économiste, fut Sénateur à Paris, Ministre des affaires étrangères et Premier Ministre du Grand Duché de Toscane en 1814. Unique édition de cet intéressant et important mémoire physico-mathématique. L'auteur publia également un ouvrage estimé et reconnu de science hydraulique: ''Memorie idraulico-storiche sul val di Chiana" (1789). 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the Conduct and Affairs of Nations and Sovereigns : A Work Tending to Display the True Interest of Power

      New York : Printed and sold by S. Campbell 1796 - Octavo. Bound in modern blue cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Good binding and cover. Dampstain to prelims up to xxxii. Contemporary notation in sepia ink and pencil to chapter beginnings. Note on FEP from 1903 signifying this book was J.C. Boude's book. Clean, unmarked pages. Emer de Vattel was a noted Swiss philosopher and legal theorist. Vattel made important foundational contributions to modern international law and political philosophy. ?To begin with, he applied a strictly interstate perspective in which the law of nations is specifically the law governing relations between States. Vattel recognized the existence of a duality of norms governing the conduct of sovereign States: the norms imposed by natural law and those imposed by the positive law of nations. He also theorized about a law of nations that is both ?liberal and pluralist?, and which is very much in line with the state of European society at the time of the Enlightenment.? Emmanuelle Jouannet, The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law . Vattel?s impact can be seen on the framers of the American constitution. Jefferson notably read and admired Vattel?s work. An important work in legal history. MacDonnell, The Great Jurists of the World 479, 504. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 7187. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [K123a (381), 186c (358)]. Deux Sonates a quatre mains sur un Clavecin ou Pianoforte... Oeuvre 3me... fl 2

      Vienne: Artaria Compag. [PN] 25. [?after 1796]. Oblong folio. Modern plain black wrappers with label titled in manuscript: "Mozart 2 vierhändige Sonaten D-Dur (381) und B-Dur (358)". [i] (title), 4- 37, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With "à Francfort, chés Gayl & Hedler" overpaste to title; previous owner's signature to upper right corner in ink: "Sophie [?]Benda." Numerous annotations to Primo part including fingerings and corrections in various hands in pencil (including to p. 25: "1 Takt Pause") and red crayon; erasures to p. 9; beam in ink to p. 35. Some foxing, soiling and wear; paper repairs to inner margins of several leaves, most noticeably to outer bifolium; evidence of some plate cracking. . First Edition, third issue. The fourth (rest) measure in the second system on p. 25 is not present in this issue, perhaps a printer's error. Rare. Haberkamp p. 177 (the present copy). Not in Köchel. RISM M6678 (not distinguishing among issues but mentioning a copy owned by Lateiner with the "Gayl & Hedler" overpaste). With 17 re-engraved pages (see Haberkamp for a list of these) and a newly-engraved title without the quasi-baroque imagery of earlier issues. The owner's signature is possibly that of the singer and actress Sophia Carolina Benda (1787-1844), granddaughter of composer Georg Anton (Ji í Antonín) Benda.

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        Sorrows. Sacred to the Memory of Penelope

      London: W.Bulmer and Co., 1796. Folio, stipple engraved frontispiece and engravings in text; a charming copy in half dark green morocco, marbled boards, armorial bookplates for Frances Mary Richardson Currer and Mathew Wilson, contemporary ink ownership signature of 'M R Currer' on half title. From the library of Frances Mary Currer. Attractive copy of this eulogy to the young Penelope Boothby, who died in 1791 despite being treated by Erasmus Darwin, from the collection of the great female book collector Frances Mary Richardson Currer.The Penelope of the title was the daughter of the author, Sir Brooke Boothby of Ashbourne Hall in Derbyshire. Boothby was a prominent figure of Georgian England, a poet, writer and amateur botanist who worked with Erasmus Darwin, among other figures. Young Penelope had had her portrait done by both Jacques-Louis David in Paris and by Sir Joshua Reynolds in London, but fell ill with what appears to have been encephalitis and died in March 1791. The Boothbys commissioned a sculpture by Thomas Banks and a painting by Henry Fuseli to commemorate their daughter, and both artworks are depicted in the engravings which accompany this text, Fuseli's "Apotheosis of Penelope Boothby" the basis for the striking frontispiece. Boothby called this work, a collection of his sonnets, a 'frail monument' to one loved 'not wisely but too well' ('To the reader').The book was at one time in the collection of one of the greatest female book collectors, Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1785-1861), with her bookplate and signature. Currer was born in 1785 in the West Riding of Yorkshire, and was the daughter and sole heir of the Reverend Henry Richardson (1758-1784) who, shortly before his death, took the name of Currer on succeeding to the estates of Sarah Currer. Her mother was Margaret Clive Wilson, the only surviving child and heir of Matthew Wilson of Eshton Hall (whose bookplate is also present in the book). She inherited both estates which put her in possession of a very large and valuable library and she went on to become one of England's earliest female bibliophiles. Currer has an interesting association with the Brontë sisters, as she was a supporter of the Keighley Mechanics' Institution and the new school at Cowan Bridge, attended by the Brontës. It is probable that she was the 'wealthy lady in the West Riding of Yorkshire' who gave £50 in 1821 to help pay the debts of the newly widowed Patrick Brontë (Barker, 105). Charlotte Brontë used her surname for her pseudonym, Currer Bell.

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

      Various places, 1787-1796 - 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.) (SERMONS) 8vo. . Disbound but sewing still intact [Attributes: First Edition]

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        El viagero Universal, o noticia de Mundo Antiguo y Nuevo.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Fermín Villalpando 1796 - Obra esencial de viajes por el mundo de finales del S. XVIII. Obra completa en 43 tomos. Rara en comercio. Hay ventas de volúmenes separados pero rara vez se ofrece completo. La presente edición es la original de Villapando de 1796 salvo los volúmenes tres (también similar en tamaño y encuadernación, con leves diferencias, de Villalpando) de 1795, el veintisiete de 1799 y el treinta y siete, de 1801. En 8º, pasta española, tejuelos y dorados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VIAGGI DALLA CHINA ALLA COSTA NORD-OVEST D’AMERICA, FATTI NEGLI ANNI 1788 E 1789 Prima traduzione italiana arricchita di note istoriche-scientifiche di vedute, marine, ritratti, carta geografica, ecc.

      Firenze, a spese di Giovacchino Pagani, 1796. In-16 gr. (mm. 188x130), 4 voll., mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso (restaur.), pp. X,264; XV,212; X,238; (4),VIII,276; molto ben illustrati da 22 tavv. inc. in rame f.t. fra cui: una (più volte ripieg.) ?"Carta del Mar Pacifico del Nord che comprende la costa Nord-Est d?'Asia e la costa Nord-Ouest d?'America, riconosciute nel 1778 e 1779 dal Cap. Cook e più particolarmente ancora nel 1788 e 89 dal Capitano Gio. Meares?", 7 portolani, 10 belle vedute (3 ripieg.), ritratti di indigeni, ecc. Vi sono pure contenuti un ?"Vocabolario geografico delle città, isole, ecc. accennate nei viaggi di Meares?" e un ?"Piccolo vocabolario di marina?". "Prima edizione italiana" di questa importante opera del navigatore inglese John Meares (1756 ca.-1809). Oltre ai viaggi dalla Cina all?'America nel 1788 e 1789, che formano la parte più importante dell?'opera, il Capitano Meares descrive anche il viaggio effettuato col vascello "Nootka" da Calcutta alla Costa Nord-Ovest d?'America, negli anni 1786-87?", inclusa l?'esplorazione della regione intorno alla Baia del Principe Guglielmo (Alaska). Quest?'opera, con le sue interessanti illustrazioni e i numerosi documenti storici, è di grande importanza anche per lo studio dei primi commerci di pellicce che ebbero origine lungo la costa del Nord-Ovest e del grave conflitto che scoppiò fra Inglesi e Spagnoli a questo riguardo. Cfr. ?"The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages?",1126 con dettagliata descriz. della prima ediz. inglese del 1790: ?".. This important narrative.., gives a very full account of the Indian nations of Northwest America, describing their villages, languages, manners, and customs. It also contains a separate account of the voyage of the "Iphigenia Nubiana", commanded by Captain William Douglas, which visited the Sandwich Islands as well as Nootka Sound?". Seguìrono quindi una edizione francese (Parigi 1794) e una italiana (Firenze, 1796). La ns. copia manca del ritratto dell?'A. ma contiene 2 tavv. in più rispetto agli esemplari posseduti dalle biblioteche italiane (cfr. ICCU). Pagine ingiallite per la qualità della carta altrimenti ben conservato, con barbe.

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        Compendio militar, escrito segundo a doutrina dos melhores Autores para instrusão dos Discipulos d'Academia Real de Fortificasão, Artilheria, e Dezenho?. Terceira parte @[all published].

      Lisbon, Na Regia Typografia Silviana, 1796. - Engraved military vignette with Portuguese royal arms at center on title-page, engraved headpiece and initial on p. 1; engraved table on p. 53. (4 ll.), xv, 291 pp., (2 ll. contents, 1 l. errata, 4 ll. for notes), 39 folding engraved plates. 4°, contemporary mottled sheep (rubbed), spine richly gilt with raised bands in six compartments, citron leather lettering piece in second compartment from head with gilt short title, text block edges sprinkled red. Text clean and crisp; some plates slightly frayed at outer edges, affecting illustration only on first plate. Overall in very good, almost fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this handbook on military tactics; the first 2 parts were never published. The engraved plates show ancient weapons (e.g. maces, halberds) and war engines, modern cannon, and military formations and maneuvers. Dias Azedo (1758-1821) rose through the ranks to become Lieutenant-General. He taught for many years at the Academia Real de Fortificação, for whose students he wrote the @Compendio. In this work he used the system of orthography dictated by pronunciation that had been espoused by Verney and Theodoro de Almeida (e.g. @instrusao for @instrucção).---- Innocêncio VI, 160; XVII, 15: does not mention the 7 leaves following p. 291. Almirante p. 236: without collation. Martins de Carvalho I, 128: without mention of the 4 ll. for notes. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 774050514 (Boston Public Library). Porbase locates a single copy, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. KVK (44 databases searched) locates only the copy cited by Porbase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Tour through Holland, Brabant, and Part of France : Made in the Autumn of 1789 / by Samuel Ireland, Author of the Histories and Picturesque Scenery of the Rivers Thames, Medway, and Avon, and Graphic Illustrations of ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed for T. Egerton, Whitehall; Whites, Fleet-Street; Robson, Hookham & Carpenter, and Faulder, Bond-Street; Leigh and Sotheby, York-Street, Covent-Garden; Payne, Mewsgate; Sewell, Cornhill; and G. Sael, Strand, 1796, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Second EditionFull Book Title: A Picturesque Tour through Holland, Brabant, and Part of France : Made in the Autumn of 1789 / by Samuel Ireland, Author of the Histories and Picturesque Scenery of the Rivers Thames, Medway, and Avon, and Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth. Vol. I & IIVery good copy in the original calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked titling. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc. : 2 v. : plates, ports. ; 23cm. Each volume with added engraved title page. The second edition, with additions; far less commonly available than the first. An entire new set of copper-plates in aqua-tinta, from drawings made on the spot. Subject: Netherlands - Belgium - France - Description and travel

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      Parma nel regal Palazzo, co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1796. In-4 gr. (mm. 368x244), 3 voll. in 1, mz. pelle ottocentesca (lievi abras.), fregi e tit. oro al dorso. Vol. I: 6 cc.nn., LII pp., occhietto, 205 pp., 1 c.b., V pp., 1 c. bianca - Vol. II: 2 cc.nn., 207 pp., XIII pp., 1 c. bianca - Vol. III: 2 cc.nn., 207 pp., XXIV pp. Dedicata a Lodovico di Borbone, Principe ereditario di Parma, Piacenza e Guastalla, Con un discorso del March. Gio. Jacopo Dionisi ?"A?' studiosi del divino Poeta?", e in fine di ogni vol. l?'"Aggiunta critica" alle cantiche, del medesimo. Cfr. Brooks,653: ?"Bellissima edizione, sia per il formato sia per il carattere adoperato?". Fresco esemplare marginoso, ben conservato.

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        Neue medicinische-chirurgische Beobachtungen.

      - Berlin, C.F. Himburg, 1796, 8°, Gr. 8°, (16), 546 pp., gestochene Vignette, Pappband der Zeit. ERSTE AUSGABE. Christian Ludwig Mursinna (1744-1823), Sohn eines armen Tuchhändlers aus Stolp in Pommern, aus der Barbierstube hervorgegangen, ohne gelehrte Vorbilder, wurde als Autodidact durch nüchterne Beobachtung, operative Geschicklichkeit und gesunden Menschenverstand nacheinander Professor der Chirurgie, Preußischer Generalchirurg und dirigierender Wundarzt der Charité in Berlin. Durch die Behandlung von Kopfverletzungen, Staroperationen, aber auch als Geburtshelfer, hat sich Mursinna einen geachteten Namen in der Wissenschaft gemacht. Bekannt wurde er durch die Organisation und Vervollkommnung der preußischen Militär-Medizinalverfassung. - Ohne "Putz und Zierde" berichtet unser Autor in 50 Beobachtungen sehr ausführlich über Schädelverletzungen (mit Trepanation), Verletzungen des Gesichtes, des Halses, der Brust, des Bauches und der Gliedmaßen. Auch die wichtigsten inneren Krankheiten der Armee werden behandelt. Die lebhaften Schilderungen und Krankengeschichten geben ein ausgezeichnetes Bild vom Stand der Chirurgie am Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts. Tatkraft und Wagemut des Chirurgen, aber auch die schweren Leiden der Verwundeten finden Erwähnung. - Bock-Hasenkopf, Die Kriegschirurgen Preußens II, pp.201-219. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thoughts on the Prospect of a Regicide Peace; In a Series of Letters

      Printed for J. Owen - 1796. Hardback. 131pp. Pirated edition. Professionally rebound in modern boards. Keywords: Literature - Rare Books - Burke. Not a first edition copy. . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland

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        Chronik von Salzburg. (8 Bände).Erster und Zweiter Theil : XVI-, 491 Seiten. Dritter und Vierter Theil : 456 Seiten. Fünfter und Sechster Theil (2 Bde) : 477 Seiten. Achter Theil : XII-, 587 Seiten. Neunter Theil : 620 Seiten. Zehnter Theil : XXXII-, 720 Seiten. Eilfter Bandes, erster Theil von 1753-1782 : 704 Seiten, eine Tabelle.

      Franz Xaver Duyle 1796 1798 1803 1816 1818 1821 1826, Salzburg, - Marmorierten Deckeln. Rückenetikette mit Autor, Titel und Nummer der Theile. Verzierung. Rote Schnitte. Zwei Etikette beschädigt. Einige Radierspuren und leichte Beschädigungen. Inneres sehr gut. Guter Zustand.

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        Medical Inquiries and Observations Vol IV: Containing an Account of the Bilious remitting and intermitting Yellow Fever as it Appeared in Philadelphia in the year 1794 Together with an Inquiry into the Proximate Cause of Fever; and a Defence of Blood-Letting as a remedy for Certain Diseases

      Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1796. Bound in the original full calf binding with maroon leather label- all in fine condition. Signed on the front free endpaper by L.P. Hammond, a member of the colonial Hammond family and founders of Ellicott City, MD. 258pp.

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

      1796/98. 1796 - In der Platte signiert und mit dem Titelt. Prachtvoller, gegensatzreicher Druck mit schmalem Rändchen. Auf Velin. 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. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 44,6 x 66 cm (Darstellung). Papier: 51 x 69,5 cm.

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        Tableaux de la Revolution Francaise ou Collection de Gravures

      Paris: 1791-, 1796. Folio, 67 engraved plates, a very good copy in contemporary striking gilt-tooled green straight-grained morocco, spine worn and repaired with some loss to head and tail, hinges split and tender yet holding. Last days of Louis XVI at Versailles. This lavish record of the French Revolution includes a series of 67 fine plates depicting the major events from June 1789 to August 1792.The beautiful historical plates are skilfully engraved by P.G. Berthault from designs by Jean Duplessi-Bertaux, J. L. Prieur, Joseph Swebach and other leading French draftsmen of the late eighteenth century. Plates of interest depict civil unrest on the streets of Paris and the last days of Louis XVI at Versailles. The present offering contains the first 34 fascicles with 67 plates as issued in series (although the last fascicle present here has only one plate). Accordingly, this volume forms the first part of a grand publication exceeding 200 plates. Collation of the total is notoriously difficult owing to the extended printing history of the series and complete sets are uncommon, no doubt because the large number of livraisons were issued over an extended period of time.Although this copy breaks off after the last fascicle present here, it nonetheless represents an important chronological depiction of the turbulent first three years of the Revolution. Furthermore, each of the finely engraved plates is accompanied by descriptive text by Sébastien Roch-Nicolas Chamfort, Claude Fauchet and other writers of the era. A full listing of the plates is available upon request.

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      Port Nord-Ouest: Chez F.N. Bolle, [1796]. - 8pp. Small quarto. Loose sheets. Contemporary manuscript notations. Lightly soiled, some light wear at edges. Very good. Early imprint from the colonial press at the French colony of Mauritius, also known as the Ile de France. The text deals with the registration of deeds on the island. Interestingly, the printer Bolle seems to have moved his press out of the capital of Port Louis at this point. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Printing began on Mauritius in 1768. During the French period, until 1810, only about 400 imprints were produced, mostly in the form of official documents and newspapers, though there are also almanacs and a few other items. All are quite rare. No copies located in OCLC; Toussaint locates a copy at the Mauritius Archives. TOUSSAINT A261.

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        The GROUP; or, An Elegant Representation. Illustrated

      Philadelphia:: Printed for Thomas Stephens, By Lang and Ustick,. 1796.. 4to: [B] - K^2. 7-1/4" x 1st edition thus, i.e., in this format (Evans 30202; Harris, p. 59; Sabin 13695, 28977; Weglin POETRY, 75). NB. Harris records a 1795 edition of 16 pp- we find no other record of this earlier edition. 35, [1 (Errata)].. Bound in period marbled paper-wrapped card stock covers, stitched.. Marbled paper spine perished. Bookseller slips to ffep. Light. offset to t.p. from frontis. Otherwise, a respectable VG - VG+ copy.. A verse satire in support of George Washington's administration and the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation Between His Britannic Majesty and The United States of America, commonly known as the Jay Treaty after its chief American negotiator, John Jay. Much of the poem is in the form of a dialogue "in which various mechanics and tradesmen, Solon Verges a carpenter [the subject of the frontispiece], Nat Futtock a shipwright, Gobbo Finis a coffin-maker, John Stripe a schoolmaster, with others, are represented as meeting for discussion on topics beyond their reach, respecting politics and the state. The coarse and vulgar material of low Jacobinism, which is not at all disguised in the poem, is occasionally elevated by the polish of the author's verses" (Cyclopaedia of American Literature, 1875). Authorship is usually attributed to William Cliffton, son of a wealthy Quaker, whose ill health allowed him the time for literary pursuits. His works are noted for their "vituperations of the French revolutionists and the party enemies of the writer" [i.e., Jefferson's Democratic-Republicans] (Kettel, Specimens of American Poetry). . Copperplate medallion frontis portrait of S. Verges, C. S. (Capt. Wm. Linnard).

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        The Lives of the First Twelve Casesars, translated from the Latin.with Annotations and a Review of the Government and Literature of the Different Periods

      G.G. and J. Robinson, London 1796 - First printing of this translation, 1796, the standard edition used through the 19th Century. Tall 8vo, rebound in early 20th Century half dark blue calf, marbled boards, red gilt spine label, raised bands on spine, pp. viii, 622. binding very good, interior nice and bright. While there are many copies in libraries, oddly rare on the marketplace. At the time of this cataloging there is but one other copy of the first printing we could fine, substantially more than double our price.This copy bears the ownership signature of George Wald, Nobel winning scientist in the field of medicine and physiology for his work on retinas and color perception. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two Letters Addressed to a Member of the Present Parliament, on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France OFFERED WITH.... A Letter from the Rt. Honourable Edmund Burke to His Grace, the Duke of Portland : on the ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed For F. And C. Rivington [1796] And London : Printed For The Editor, And Sold By J. Owen ..., 1797, 0, Paperback, First EditionFull Book Title: Two Letters Addressed to a Member of the Present Parliament, on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France OFFERED WITH.... A Letter from the Rt. Honourable Edmund Burke to His Grace, the Duke of Portland : on the Conduct of the Minority in Parliament : Containing Fifty-Four Articles of Impeachment Against the Rt. Hon. C. J. FoxFrom the library of Charles J. MacGarvey with his bookplate. Both disbound as issued and housed in a specially made clam-shell box. Exceptionally well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. ; 0 pages; Subjects: France--Foreign relations--Great Britain--Early works to 1800 --Great Britain--Politics and government--1789-1820 --Denunciation of French Revolution

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        Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Abate Metastasio, Including Translations of His Principal Letters - [Complete in 3 Volumes]

      London, Printed For G. G. And J. Robinson, 1796, Hardback, First EditionAll edges marble. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 0 pages; Description: 3 v. Front. (port. ) 21 cm. Subjects: Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782.

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        Fabliaux or Tales, Abridged from French Manuscripts of the XII and XIII Centuries. Selected and Translated Into English Verse, with a Preface and Notes. In 2 volumes bound in 1.

      London, Bulmer and Co, Shakespeare Press, 1796, 1800,. lg. in-8vo, 2 leaves (Titlepage -Sonnet to G.E.) + XXXVII (preface) (+ 1) + 1 leave + 280 p. / Titlepage + 340 p., illustrated with 52 woodengraved vignettes by John Bewick, some mild foxing, a bit more in some places, early 20th -century green h.-morocco over 5 raised bands. Spine with title & gilt filets. Top edge gilt. A fine copy.. First edition. Volume 2: idem.. Selected and Translated into English Verse by Gregory Lewis Way, Esq. With a preface, notes, and appendix by G. Ellis, Esq. With 52 woodcut vignettes in the text by John and Thomas Bewick, Charlton Nesbit, and Luke Clennell.Way's version has first been published between 1796 and 1800 in 2 vols. without notes and preface, while the French original version was first published in 1779. The fine woodcuts accompanying the tales are of the best done by the famous Bewick brothers and among the last works by John Bewick. Large description of a former collegue sticked on the inner first cover.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. xxxviii, 280, 340pp. Uniformly bound in tree calf. The tales were selected and translated by Gregory Lewis Way who added extensive notes commenting on the source and context of these fables. Each fable has a head and tail piece engraved by John Bewick who died during this commision which was then completed by Thomas Bewick. ---"The following work is an attempt at a metrical translation of some French Tales: The original compositions of which this author has given us extracts being 12th and 13th centuries, are consequently anterior to our English historical ballads and metrical romances."- preface. Good condition, some wear to gilt on spine and spine ends. The author-.

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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. 4 vols., 18mo. Engraved portrait after Vivian engraved by Gaucher, and 24 plates after drawings by Lefebvre engraved by Delvaux, Godefroy, Simonet, Thomas, and Trière. 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. Cohen: 388-89 {"charmantes figures par Lefebvre") [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Printed by J. Davis, for B. and J. White, 1796. Second Edition, corrected and enlarged n. Hardcover. 191 x 127 mm (7 1/2 x 5"). viii, [iv], 123, pp. Second Edition, corrected and enlarged. ELEGANT CONTEMPORARY RED STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT, BY CHARLES HERING, SR. (his ticket on verso of front free endpaper), covers with frame of bead and flower roll within thick and thin gilt rules, daisy cornerpieces, scalloped central panel with delicate gilt rule frame inset with garlands at sides and corners, flat spine lavishly gilt in compartments with oval centerpiece surrounded by small circles and many gilt dots, decorative gilt roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Vague hints of soiling to covers, endpapers with minor smudges and faint browning, occasional light spots of foxing, leaves a shade less than bright, otherwise an excellent copy internally, the text clean and fresh, and THE LOVELY BINDING IN VERY FINE CONDITION, with bright morocco and gilt, and with virtually no wear. This is a volume of poems describing the scenery and incidents characteristic of Needwood forest during each season of the year, offered here in a wonderfully delicate binding by the esteemed Charles Hering. First published in 1794, "Walks in a Forest" was quite popular, with nine editions issued through 1814. Thomas Gisborne (1758-1846) was a poet, naturalist, and preacher who spent most of his adult life as curate of the church in the rural village of Barton-under-Needwood, where he authored a number of books with an obvious moral thrust. This is not an uncommon work, but it is scarcely found in a binding so handsome or well preserved.

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