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        MANOSCRITTO - Libro mastro di contabilità famiglia Velardita di Piazza Armerina ( due parti in un Volume )

      1796 - Contiene copie di atti datati alla fine del 1700 + " Nuovo Rollo Coordinato" dei Beni immobili della Famiglia - in 4° - pp.Vol I: cc 18 di indice + 170 + 1b - Vol II: cc 20 di indice + 43 + 17 + 17 + 64 - Pergamena - Carte e legatura sciupata , ma nel complessivo buono stato di conservazione - Libro usato

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        Observations on the State of the Glocester Infirmary . . . Offered to the Consideration of the Special General Court Held on the 22d of November, 1796 [with] [Report of the Court in Response in August 1797 and a List of Contributions and Contributors]

      Gloucester?: Printed [by] the President and Governors Present [and] N.p., 1796 & 97. Original printed self wraps, reinforced, 64+11+12 pages, with the half-title; two copies of the first, one of the second, in ESTC in this country A rare example of the pioneering work of Paul, "typify[ing] the eighteenth-century justice at his best", complementing his efforts at prison and lunacy reform as inspired by the works of Blackstone, John Howard, and Cesare Beccaria

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        The History of Two Acts: Entitled, an Act for the Safety and Preservation of His Majesty's Person and Government Against Treasonable and Seditious Practices And, an Act for the More Effectually Preventing Seditious Meetings and Assemblies. : with an Appendix and Index, & C. to Which Are Prefixed Remarks on the State of Parties, and of Public Opinion, During the Reign of His Present Majesty

      London : Printed For G. G. And J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row 1796 - Physical desc. : pp. Xlviii, 828 p ; 23 cm. Subject: Treason & Sedition - Great Britain. [Laws, and Statutes (36 Geo. III. C.7, 8. (Public) ]. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T70590. Small tear to the title upper edge; text not affected. Full, contemporary tree calf, very good. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back and a new label added; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans &c. On request. 1 Kg. 828 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Journey From Prince Of Wale's Fort, in Hudson's Bay, To The Northern Ocean. Undertaken By Order of the Hudson's Bay Company For The Discovery Of Copper Mines, A North West Passage, etc. In The Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772.

      Dublin: Printed For P.Byrne And J.Rice, 1796. - 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., l, 459, [1]plate list. with half-title. 5 folding engraved maps & plans & 4 folding engraved plates (Plate 2 supplied from another copy). 19th century full red morocco, all edges gilt (bit rubbed with several small surface abrasions). school prize inscription dated 1832. First Dublin Edition of a classic of North American travel. Hearne's journal holds an especially honoured place in the annals of Arctic exploration, and Hearne "will always be remembered as the first white man that ever gazed on the dreary expanse of the Arctic or Frozen Ocean from the northern shores of the Continent of America." (Rich) In 1769, he was sent by the Hudson's Bay Company to find a north-west passage from Hudson's Bay and to investigate Indian reports regarding the existence of copper deposits to the north. Hearne made two false starts, but on his third attempt, accompanied by the Chipewyan guide Matonabbie, he succeeded in crossing the Barren Lands and reached the Coppermine River, which he descended to the Arctic Coast. Hearne also discovered the Great Slave Lake and recorded valuable information regarding the natural history and Indian tribes of the region traversed. Shortly following his return, Hearne submitted his report to the Hudson's Bay Company, who kept it secret for some thirteen years. Its final publication, three years after his death, was due to the celebrated French navigator La Pérouse, who found Hearne's manuscript when he captured Fort Albany, Hudson's Bay, in 1781-82. When Fort Albany was subsequently surrendered to the British, La Pérouse stipulated, as one of the conditions of the surrender, that Hearne's manuscript be printed. Cox II p. 171. Field 677. Sabin 31182. Smith 4284. cfBell H94, cfHill p. 141, cfLande 1220, cfJCB II 3729, cfMorgan p. 180, cfStreeter VI 3652, cfTPL 445 (1st Edn.: London, 1795). Story pp. 351-52. Winsor VIII p. 70. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        La morale universelle, ou les devoirs dell homme fondés sur sa nature. Tome premier (Tome second, Tome troisieme)

      chez Bailliot et Colas imprimeurs l an IV de la République française (1796), Paris - Legature coeve in piena pelle con ricca decorazione oro al ds. e doppi tasselli per titoli e numerazione. Angoli e cuffie leggermente usurati ma, nel complesso, bell esemplare. Rara edizione in carta azzurra non citata da Barbier. 8vo (cm. 21), 3 Voll., 2 cc.nn., XXXIX(I)-315 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 271(3) pp.; 2 cc.nn., 307(1) pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Práctica del Consejo Real en el despacho de los negocios consultivos, instructivos y contenciosos: con distinción de los que pertenecen al Consejo pleno, ó á cada sala en particular: y las fórmulas de las cédulas, provisiones y certificaciones respectivas: Dividida en dos tomos / Obra postuma de Don Pedro Escolano de Arrieta.

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: En la Imp. de la Viuda é Hijo de Marín, 1796.- 2 Vols. (5 h., 603 p.; 2 h., 369 p., 4 h.); folio (31 x 21 cm.); fina impresión sobre excelente papel de hilo verjurado; Plena Piel época, lomera con tejuelo rojo, lisa, sin nervios, cortes pintados al agua.- En buen estado; tan solo la esquina superior externa de la tapa posterior del tomo 1º, se encuentra a falta de un pequeño trozo que parece comido por algún roedor, que afecta tambien a las esquinas de las últimas 20 hojas, aunque va en disminución. En el tomo 2º, pequeñas faltas de piel en la cabeza y pie de la lomera. Todo esto ha sido restaurado en la medida de lo posible, dando al ejemplar una buena presencia. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Práctica del Consejo Real en el despacho de los negocios consultivos, instructivos y contenciosos: con distinción de los que pertenecen al Consejo pleno, ó á cada sala en particular: y las fórmulas de las cédulas, provisiones y certificaciones respectivas: dividida en dos tomos. Obra postuma.

      En la Imprenta de la Viuda é Hijo de Marín,, Madrid, 1796 - 2 tom. Madrid, En la Imprenta de la Viuda é Hijo de Marín, 1796. 36,8x27 cm. 8 h., 679 p.; 2 h., 369 p., 4 h. indice general. Plena Piel de la época, cada uno con contraportadas en rojo, doradura en contra portada, con lomo grabado en oro y guardas marmoradas. Primera edicion. - Ejemplar de tomo muy ancho en papel excelente. Las orillas un poco desgastadas. Exlibris en la portada interior. Ambas portadas y aproximadamente 20 páginas selladas. 1er. Exemplar: Título y las primeras 3 hojas con mancha al márgen, a partir de la página 169 hasta el final con una marca de agua, a partir de la página 650, mancha de agua sobre el texto. 2do. Ejemplar: El título ligeramente manchado, a partir de la página 361 con mancha de agua al márgen. Plena Piel de la época, cada uno con contraportadas en rojo, doradura en contra portada, con lomo grabado en oro y guardas marmoradas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hollyhocks, Pineapples, Grapes, Melons, Plums, Pomegranate, Walnuts, Pears and Berries on a Marble Ledge with a Goldfinch

      - “Hollyhocks, Pineapples, Grapes, Melons, Plums, Pomegranate, Walnuts, Pears and Berries on a Marble Ledge with a Goldfinch” Watercolor and bodycolor on paper with inscription “J Van Os fecit: 1796” 20 1/2” x 26”, 26” x 31 1/2” framed under glass Jan van Os, Dutch painter and poet, founded the van Os dynasty of painters, which included his daughter Maria Margaretta van Os, a painter of flowers, and his grandson Pieter Frederick van Os, painter of landscapes. After moving to the Hague at an early age, van Os was apprenticed to Aert Schouman. He later studied with the most accomplished Dutch flower painter of the period, Jan van Huysum (1682-1749). Although van Os started his career with paintings of seascapes in the manner of Jan van de Cappelle, a genre that he continued to serve throughout his life, he was most famous for his still-lives of fruit and flowers in the manner of Jan van Huysum. His work was highly valued throughout Europe, exhibited in England, France and Germany. This large and extravagant watercolor is in the best tradition of Dutch still life painting, replete with trompe l’oeil effects and startlingly realistic details, including dewdrops, a fly, bird and butterfly. Heightening the work’s sense of drama is the finely rendered landscape in the background. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Révolutions de l'Inde pendant le dix-huitième siècle; ou mémoires de Typoo-Zaeb, sultan du Maissour.

      Chez George Bridel 1796 - - Chez George Bridel, A Paris 1796, 2 tomes en deux Vol. in 8 (12,5x20cm), xvj, 382pp. et (4) 358pp., relié. - Edition originale, rare. Pleine Basane marbrée d'époque. Dos lisses ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaisons en maroquin noir. Coiffes de tête élimées. Pièces de titres très frottées, avec manques. Quelques coins émoussés. Une mouillure en marge droite au coin sur les dix premières pages du premier tome. Histoire, géographie et mœurs de l'Indoustan, c'est à dire l'empire du Mogol qui s'étendait de l'Himalaya au nord, jusqu'à la presqu'île de Malabar et de Coromandel au sud, par le sultan d'une des provinces de cette nation. Fantin-Desodoards assura, au départ en compagnie de Mirabeau, la traduction et la mise en forme pour l'édition. L'ouvrage réunit une foule de renseignements précieux, il est découpé en mince chapitres très variés, notamment sur les comptoirs hollandais, portugais, et l'agissement des Anglais dans l'Indoustan. Ces mémoires auraient dû paraître en 1784, car ils furent amenés par une délégation dans le but d'éclairer les français sur la situation de cette contrée, mais la Révolution et les événements en France en retardèrent la publication. xvj, 382pp. et (4) 358pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Imp. Sancha. Madrid, 1796 - . 12,5 cm. XXXIV-212 pág. (sign. A-Z4, 2A-G4, 2H3). Frontis con retrato del autor dibujado por Ximeno y grabado por Selma. Enc. en pasta española, tejuelo, florones, cortes pintados. Firma de anteriores poseedores en recto y verso de la portada. * Garcilaso de la Vega (1501-1536) es, con toda probabilidad, el mejor autor lírico del siglo XVI y uno de los poetas que, a pesar de su corta vida, más transformó y perfeccionó la poesía española. Presentamos una de las ediciones anotadas por Azara, de quien dice Palau que: "El diplomático José Nicolás de Azara, hombre de gusto refinado, examinó y comparó siete ediciones distintas y un antiguo manuscrito, dando a la estampa una nítida y primorosa edición que casi podemos calificar de definitiva". Nuestro ejemplar había pertenecido, como lo atestiguan las firmas de propiedad, a don Juan Francisco Adana y posteriormente a don Baltasar Mogrovejo y Ulzurrun. El primero fue autor de un volumen de poesías dedicadas a don Nicolás Centurión y Vera, marqués de La Lapilla, que se imprimió en Madrid en 1800 a cargo de la viuda e hijo de Marín. Adana ejerció también por esa época como secretario de la Real Sociedad Económica de La Rioja Castellana. En cuanto al segundo, lo encontramos como administrador en Castro Urdiales en 1835 (véase Estado de los empleados que componen la Real Hacienda de España en fin de junio de 1835. por Narciso Ferrer y Jou. Imp. José Palacios. Madrid, 1835) y como director de tercera y jefe de estación de primera de la sección de Material de Telégrafos a mediados del siglo XIX (véase El indicador de Madrid para el año de 1858 ó sea índice general de los principales habitantes. por Fernando Domingo López. Imp. Nacional, 1857). Palau 354708. CCPB 380156-X. Literatura española. Poesía. Siglo XVI. Poesia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch zur Kenntnis der Hessen-Casselischen Landes-Verfassung und Rechte in alphabetischer Ordnung entworfen. Erster Theil (Aal - Berg) bis siebenter Theil (Mobilien - Rauch-Taback).,

      Kassel, Waisenhaus-Buchdruckerei 1796-1808. - XXII, 560; XX, 524, (2); XXIV, 554; (8), 568, (2); (4), 571, (1); (4), 528, (2); (2), 486, 40 Seiten. Mit einer Durckervignette in Holzschnitt auf den Titelblättern. Alle erschienenen Bände des sehr seltenen, niemals vollständig abgeschlossenen juristisch-verwaltungskundlichen Repertoriums; über den rechtgeschichtlichen Wert hinaus ergiebige landeskundlich-realenzyklopädische Quelle zu Wirtschaft, Handel, Naturgeschichte und Ökonomie Kurhessens. - Der erste und zweite Band wurden von Kopp herausgegeben, danach übernahm bis zum sechsten Band (1804) der Justizrat C.F. Wittlich die Edition, die kurzzeitig wohl durch die Napoleonische Besetzung Kurhessens zum Stillstand kam. Der sehr seltene, bibliographisch kaum nachweisbare siebte Band (1808) wurde dem Titel nach offenbar wieder von Kopp betreut; die letzte Lieferung (in getrennter Paginierung) endet mit dem Stichwort 'Rauch-Taback'. - Der Rechtswissenschafter und Paläograph Kopp (1762-1834) "trat nach vollendeter Studienzeit in Hessen-Kassel’sche Staatsdienste und erhielt zunächst eine Stelle als Assessor bei der Regierung in Kassel. 1788 wurde er zum Justizrath und Mitglied der Oberwegecommission, 1793 zum Regierungsrath, 1797 zum Geheimen Referendar und Landsecretär ernannt. 1802 übertrug ihm Landgraf Wilhelm IX. die Direction des Hofarchivs, 1803 wurde er mit dem Titel eines Geheimen Cabinetsraths ausgezeichnet [.] Im Januar 1804 schied er unter ehrender Anerkennung seiner Verdienste aus dem Staatsdienste aus, um sich nun ganz den Studien hinzugeben. Bereits mehrfach war er auf historisch-juristischem Gebiete schriftstellerisch thätig gewesen. Schon 1788 waren seine 'Beiträge zur Geschichte des Salzwerkes in den Soden bei Allendorf' erschienen, 1794 gab er das von seinem Vater begonnene Werk 'Ueber die Verfassung der heimlichen Gerichte in Westphalen' heraus. Das 'Handbuch zur Kenntniß der Hessen-Kassel’schen Landesverfassung und Rechte in alphabetischer Ordnung' ist nach Plan und Anlage sein Werk [.] In Anerkennung seiner litterarischen Verdienste ertheilte die juristische Facultät in Göttingen K. 1804 die Doctorwürde. Das für Kurhessen so verhängnißvolle Jahr 1806 veranlaßte ihn sich nach Baden zurückzuziehen. Anfänglich lebte er in Heidelberg und las an der dortigen Universität über Diplomatik; 1808 wurde er zum Honorarprofessor daselbst ernannt. Später privatisirte er in Mannheim. Paläographische Studien beschäftigten ihn seit seinem Rücktritt ins Privatleben fast ausschließlich" (ADB). Kopps Hauptwerk sind die vier Bände der 'Palaeographia critica' (1817-29). - Materialreiches Lexikon, das über die 'Landes-Verfassung' nicht nur im rechtlichen, sondern umfassenden Wortsinn Auskunft gibt. Verzeichnet sind neben Ortsnamen, juristischen & administrativen Begriffen (mit detaillierten Verweisen auf die jeweiligen Gesetzestexte) Schlagworte wie Adel, Ackerbau, Aderlassen, Alte Leuthe, America, Apotheken, Arcana, Arzneyen, Asche-Brenne, August-Eicheln, Ausländer, Auswandern, Axt, Bader, Bäcker, Bank, Bagage, Bann-Mühle, Bansen, Barben, Bau, Berg-Arbeiter, Bergwerks-Fuhren (Beispiele aus Band 1). - Die Einbände berieben und etwas beschabt, Kanten und Ecken bestoßen. Einige Kapitale mit Fehlstellen und Einrissen. Leder des Rückenbezugs etwas augetrocknet, Vergoldung abgerieben. - Block und Bindung intakt, offenbar nur wenig benutzt. - Bibliotheksstempel und Registratureinträge auf Vorsätzen, Titeln und Innendeckeln. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt und v.a. an den Blatträndern stockfleckig, die Vorsätze und ersten sowie letzten Blätter stärker. - Insgesamt gutes, einheitlich gebundenes Exemplar. - MNE I, 387. - Nicht bei Zischka und in der Sammlung Seemann. - BMGC XIV, 310, 893. - Enslin, Bibliotheca juridica 89. - ADB XVI, 690ff. - Leesch, Deutsche Archivare II, 328. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4050 Kl.-4° (21 x 18 cm). Halblederbände der Zeit mit floraler Blind- bzw. Goldprägung und roten Titelschildern auf dem Rücken, Lederecken, hellen Kiebitzpapierbezügen und rot gefärbtem Sch

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      London - J. Edwards, and E. and S. Harding 1796 - An uncommon first English editionofLeonora by W. R. Spencer. Rebound in paper-covered boards. First English Edition. Uncommon. An exceptional copy of these exceptional illustrations. Illustrated by Lady Diana Beauclerc. William Robert Spencer, 1769 1834, was an English poet and wit. He was educated at Harrow School and Christ Church, University of Oxford but left without receiving a degree. Spencer's wit made him a popular member of society, and belonged to the Whig set of Charles James Fox and Sheridan. He was an accomplished writer of 'occasional' verse, which was warmly praised by Scott and Byron. He wrote graceful vers de socit, In 1796 he published an English version of Brger's Leonore, which was highly thought of by Scott, and others, and in 1802 he burlesqued German romance in his Urania, which was produced on the stage at Drury Lane. After a life of extravagance Spencer died in poverty in Paris. (DNB)Gottfried August Brger, 1747 1794, was a German poet. Originally a student of theology, Brger abandoned this for the study of jurisprudence. His lifestyle was considered wild, however he befriended men of literary tastes and by 1771 was already a popular poet. Brger became distract magistrate, but later gave up the post. He had a misadventure with farming, and instead established himself as where he established himself as Privatdozent. In 1787 he was given an honorary doctor of philosophy, from Gttingen University, and in 1789 was appointed extraordinary professor in that faculty. Brger's talent for popular poetry was very considerable and his ballads are among the finest in the German language. Lady Diana Beauclerk, 1734 1808, was an English noblewoman and artist. She was introduced to art at an early age and Joshua Reynolds, an artist, was a family friend. She married Frederick St John, 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke in 1757, and from 17621768 was lady of the bedchamber to Queen Charlotte. Her marriage was unhappy and Bolingbroke was notoriously unfaithful. In February of 1768 he petitioned for divorce on grounds of adultery. Within two days she married Topham Beauclerk of Old Windsor. Their circle of friends included Samuel Johnson, Georgiana Cavendish, Edward Gibbon, David Garrick, Charles Fox, James Boswell and Edmund Burke. Beauclerk illustrated a number of literary productions, including Horace Walpole's tragedy The Mysterious Mother, the English translation of Gottfried August Brger's Leonora and The Fables of John Dryden. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is almost no wear to the extremities. Internally the pages have some very slight browning, with the occasional spot. Overall thecondition is very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L¿ARTE DI SCRIVERE tratta dal Dizionario d¿Arti e Mestieri dell¿Enciclopedia Metodica.

      Nic. Bettinelli, Padova 1796 - (¿700 FIG. CALLIGRAFIA)(cm 29,2x22) Buona mz. pergamena fine ¿800, tit. in oro al dorso, pp 56, (2), + 15 tavv f.t. incise in rame di cui 13 più volte ripiegate. Opera rara, l¿autore è considerato uno dei più importanti calligrafi francesi del XVIII sec., tanto da aver curato l¿argomento ne l¿¿Encyclopedie¿ di Diderot e D¿Alambert. Oltre le belle tavv, assai importante è il testo in italiano che, praticamente, riassume tutte le conoscenze dal ¿500 ad oggi di questa raffinata arte. Esemplare bellissimo e fresco. Bonacini 1324. Manca al Berlin-Katalog, a Guilmard e Morison-Marzoli ¿Calligraphy¿ 1535-1885. Ex libris: ¿Raffaello Bertieri Asso¿.[f62] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      E. And T. Williams 1796 - 1796. Very good condition with no wrapper. Three volumes. Volumes I and II: The Cambrian Register for the Years 1795 and 1796. Published in 1796 and 1799. Printed for E. & T. Williams. The Cambrian Register Vol III printed for E. Williams 1818. Modern brown cloth binding with gilt titles to spines. Hand-coloured engraved vignette to title page of first two volumes. Hand-coloured frontis and two hand-coloured maps to first volume. Volume III has original printed upper wrapper bound in and includes a folding b/w chart of Milford Haven. Light page-edge browning. Original wrapper in Vol III browned and edge-chipped. Overall a clean and bright set. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorie Storiche Dell'Antichissimo Municipio Ora Terra Dell'Ariccia e Delle Sue Colonie Genzano, E Nemi, Dedicate a Sua Eccellenza Il Signor D. Agostino Chigi

      Presso I Lazzarini, Rome 1796 - Book. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. xii, 502 pp. Full and rich history of Ariccia and surrounding towns on the outskirts of Rome, to the Southeast of the City by Castel Gandolfo (the Papal Summer Residence). Ariccia is one of the most ancient cities in Italy, dating to at least the ninth century B.C. This history concentrates mostly on the seventeenth and eighteenth century when it was ruled by the powerful Savelli Chigi family, which produced one pope, Alexander VII, and built a grand residence in the town that has been used many a time as a movie set, such as in Visconti's "Il Gattopardo" ("The Leopard"). While it is over two millenia since the town yielded to Rome's preeminence as a city, Ariccia continued to be the next most important city in Lazio for long stretches of history owing to its propitious location on the Via Appia, the first way station on the road between Rome and Naples, and its pleasant, salubrious climate, in contrast to malalial Rome, made it a favored resort for the powerful of Rome in prior centuries. This copy of the history, a model of municipal histories in its day, is very good. There is some light and occasional foxing, yet little that could be considered disconcerting. The exception would be the four places where a prior owner presses leaves, which left a residue and in one instance, may have created a tiny wormhole type of hole. However, the small amount of loss has no effect on readability where it occurred. The vellum has an attractive mottled, almost tiger striped design. Book is tight. Occasional light pencil notes, a word or two in each case, affecting a handful of pages. Still a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Fabbriche e i Disegni di Andrea Palladio Tomo Secondo

      Giovani Rossi Venise 1796 - 1gr. 75p 51pl. 17x22cm br. couv. cart.rig. dos cuir bon Inscrit au dos Terme dei Romani 2 publ. orig. bon état poinçonnage très ponctuel couv. et pp. du texte en ital. belle série de 51 pl.grav. dont 8 depl. index des pl. (voir rééd. London, Tiranti, 1968) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les bâtimens et les desseins de André Palladio recueillis et illustré.ouvrage divisé en quatre volumes, avec des planches, qui répresentent les plans, les façades, et les couples. Tome premier

      Jean Rossi, Vicence 1796 - Volume 1 only (of 4), small 4to, pp. 100, [52] leaves of plates, some folding, one additional plate, and portrait frontispiece; modern three quarter black calf over marble boards, gilt stamped spine; some signs of shelf wear; interior very good, only slightly foxed. Bookplate of R.A. Briggs, "architect". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Universal Geography, or, a View of the Present State of all the Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Republics in the Known World, and of the United States of America in Particular. In Two Parts.

      Printed by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer Andrews, Newbury Street,, Boston: 1796 - Third edition, corrected and amended; the Introduction revised and amended by Samuel Webber. 2 vols. Vol I: 808pp; Vol. II: 692pp. With 27 maps by Amos Doolittle, including many very early maps of individual states in the United States including New Hampshire and Vermont/ Maine, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick; Massachusetts; Rhode Island and Connecticut; New York; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Delaware and Maryland; North Western Territory; Virginia; Kentucky and Tennessee; North and South Carolina & Georgia. Also "The map of the World" (frontis piece to Part I), North America; Chart of the World, and maps around the world, as well as 1 plate, "Artificial Sphere". Modern binding, half tan leather and green gilt cloth, with gilt title at spines. Map of World strengthened on the verso. "J. Vanderbilt" signature at rear free end paper of Volume I. Scattered foxing throughout, including to folding maps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arte y uso de arquitectura .Primera y segunda parte

      - Arquitectura.(72) por D.Placido Barco Lopez. Madrid. 1796. 30 cm. 2 v. ([8], 288 p. ; [2], 471 [i.e. 473], [4] p.). Profusamente ilustrados con grabados intercalados. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con lomo estampado. Compuesto por el P. Fray Lorenzo de S. Nicolás, Agustino. 1ª parte. Con el primer Libro de Euclides traducido en castellano. - 2ª parte. Con el Quinto y Septimo Libro de Euclides y las medidas difíciles de bóvedas y de las superficies y pies cúbicos de las pechinas ; con las ordenanzas de la Imperial Ciudad de Toledo. y se añaden. las Ordenanzas de Madrid. Aguilar Piñal. Bib. S.XVIII. Sig.: a?, A-Z?, Aa? ; [ ] , A-Z?, Aa-Qq?, Rr?? . Portadas xilográficas arquitectónicas. Las ilustraciones son grabados xilográficos de planos y elementos geométricos. Arquitectura. Obras anteriores a 1800. Barco López, Plácido. imp . Cubierta deslucida. . guardas algo abiertas . 24E [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medint Abou, Thebes

      - An extremely detailed Hand-colored Lithograph by DAVID ROBERTS (1796-1864) illustrating scenes in the Middle East, from his breathtaking series The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia, which was published in London in 1842-1849. Overall this print measures 17 1/2” x 24”. At the turn of the nineteenth century, as the science of archaeology was rising, teams of scholars set out to navigate unknown regions, seeking to understand history through the analysis of ancient ruins and artifacts. In choosing Egypt and the Holy Land as his destinations, Roberts reflected the enduring fascination of Western European culture with the ancient Middle East. Born into humble circumstances in a rural town outside Edinburgh, Roberts set out with little, but he returned with a bounty of sketches and a portfolio he described as "the most interesting that has ever left the country." To pay for his trip, he drained his own finances and undertook the adventure alone--breaking the longstanding British tradition of artists traveling as members of a wealthy patron's entourage. The first British artist to explore the Middle East, Roberts presented his views of the region in the monumental volumes The Holy Land, Syria , Idumea, Arabia , Egypt, and Nubia. Keenly observed and minutely detailed, his images made the region more tangible and accessible than ever before. Yet despite his commitment to accuracy, Roberts lost nothing of romanticism, using light color, and atmosphere to stage a spectacle that convinced as it captivated, evoking an aura of exoticism as part of his realistic view. Published in series during the years 1842 to 1849, these astonishingly beautiful hand-tinted lithographs redefined the Orient for the British public. Standing out as an iconic pieces in any collection, Roberts’ views are significant not only in terms of history but also as the visual expression of how art can bring a distant region within one's own realm. Overall this print is in very good condition with some light foxing and a few creases/small tears.

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        3 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Pest, 1795 und 1796. - Zusammen (3+2+1½ =) 6½ SS. auf 6 (=3 Doppel)Blatt. 4to. Ein Brief mit eh. Adresse. In lateinischer Sprache an einen Georg Janics (?) in Wien. - Horváth trat 19jährig in den Jesuitenorden ein, lehrte Philosophie, Physik und Mathematik in Ofen und an der Universität Thyrnau und wurde 1792 zum Abt von St. Maria in Experies ernannt. Er galt als "ein ausgezeichneter Gelehrter in seinem Fache und seine Lehrbücher, welche in mehrern Auflagen erschienen sind, sind Belege seines gründlichen und umfassenden Wissens" (Wurzbach IX, 317). - Der Brief v. 7. Mai 1796 mit kleinerem Ausschnitt bzw. Spuren von Siegelbruch auf Bl. 2, sonst alle sehr gut erhalten.

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        View of the City of Ten-Tchoo from the anchorage of the Hindostan in the Strait of Mi-A-Tau bearing South-west

      Published by George Nicol, London 1796 - This sweeping series of views is from Staunton's seminal text "An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China", which was a record of the Earl of Macartney's embassy to the Emperor of China. Macartney was dispatched to Beijing in 1792, traveling via Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, the Cape of Good Hope and Indonesia. He was accompanied by Staunton, and a retinue of suitably impressive size, including Staunton's 11-year-old son who was nominally the ambassador's page. On the embassy's arrival in China it emerged that the 11-year-old was the only European member of the embassy able to speak Mandarin, and thus the only one able to converse with the Emperor. The embassy, the first such to China, had two objectives: the first to register with the Emperor, British displeasure at the treatment that the British merchants were receiving from the Chinese, the second to gain permission for a British minister to be resident in China. The first objective was achieved, the second was not. Macartney was twice granted an audience with the Emperor and in December 1793 he was sumptuously entertained by the Chinese viceroy in Canton, and returned to England via Macao and St. Helena, arriving in September 1794. This important text produced some of the earliest accurate maps of the interior of China and provided many invaluable geographical and cultural observations. This rare print depicts the Shantung Peninsula, and includes one harbor view and two elevations printed on one sheet. The top elevation depicts Cape Macartney and Staunton's Head from the north east, while the middle elevation shows Cape Macartney and Cape Gower from the north west. At the bottom is a view of the city of Ten-Tchoo-Foo from the ocean. Brunet V,525; Cordier Sinica 2381-2383; Cox I, 344; Hill p.280; Lust 545. Engraving. Printed on wove Whatman paper watermarked 1794. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark on lower edge of left margin. Image size: 20 x 28 1/4 inches.

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        Camilla: Or a Picture of Youth

      London: for T. Payne; and T. Cadell Jun and W. Davies (Successors to Mr. Cadell),, 1796. By the Author of Evelina and Cecilia. In Five Volumes. 5 volumes, 12mo. Attractively bound in contemporary red half morocco, flat spines ruled in compartments with two-line bands, titled and numbered in gilt in two compartments, others with small flower-head tools gilt at centre, marbled sides, blue endpapers, green silk bookmarks. Half-titles discarded by the contemporary binder as often, but with the final advert leaf in vol. I. Irish armorial bookplates of FitzPatrick of Grantstown Manor, Queen's County. A little rubbing, but an excellent set in a handsome contemporary binding. First edition of Fanny Burney's third novel and her most spectacular success in commercial terms. The list of subscribers includes leading society figures and dignitaries, alongside the bluestockings, surviving members of the Johnson circle like Bennet Langton and Hester Thrale, and fellow women writers Anne Radcliffe, Hannah More, Maria Edgeworth and Jane Austen, then an unknown 20-year-old. The author was paid £1,000 for the copyright and gained at least as much again from the subscription. The sale was even more rapid than it had been for Cecilia, with almost all the 4,000 copies disposed of by November 1796. The profits enabled the newly-married D'Arblays to build their own house, which they called Camilla Cottage.

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        Medicina y Cirugia Forense ó Legal. Escrita en latin por el celebre Josef Santiago Plena, doctor en cirugia, profesor público de esta ciencia de Anatomia, y del arte de partear en la Universidad de Buda. Traducida al castellano por Don Higinio Antonio Lorente.

      Madrid, Imprenta de la Viuda e Hijo de Marin, 1796 - -13 x 20,5 cm.- , 4 hs. + 206 págs. Enc. de época en plena piel, pasta española. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary

      London: J. Davis, 1796. Publisher's Wraps. Good. 2 vols. viii, 650, 756 p. 28 cm. 37 impressive b&w plates. Original publisher's wraps, worn along edges, cracked and chipped at spine, with wear to boards. Light foxing throughout both volumes. Vol. 1: bookplate and lib. sticker on front paste-down endpaper, tear in bottom of p. 233, 537, 541. Vol. 2: lib. sticker on front paste-down endpaper, owner's sig. on front free endpaper, titlepage foxed. "All the books written by Hutton were of a professional and practical character, and are invariably clear and accurate. "Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary," 1795, was probably the most valuable of his works. Just before his death he drew up a paper, in reply to a series of scientific questions addressed to him by the London Bridge committee, with regard to the proper curve which should be adopted for the arches of the new design." DNB. "Containing an Explanation of the Terms and an Account of the Several Subjects, Comprized Under the Heads Mathematics, Astronomy, and Philosophy Both Natural and Experimental: With an Historical Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of these Sciences: Also Memoirs of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Authors, Both Ancient and Modern, Who by Their Discoveries or Improvements Have Contributed to the Advancement of Them."

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        Poems on Various Subjects

      London G.G. and J. Robinson 1796 - Rare in a Contemporary Binding, in an Unrestored State COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems on Various Subjects. London: G.G. and J. Robinson, 1796. First edition of Coleridge's first published book of poetry. Small octavo (6 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches; 156 x 96 mm.). xvi, 188, [4, ads and errata] pp. Half-title, publisher's advertisements and errata all present. This title is often found without the ads and errata. Contemporary tree calf, in an unrestored state. Black morocco spine label. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Cover edges stamped in gilt. Very small amount of repair to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Spine label a bit rubbed. Signatures M and N a bit toned as usual. An excellent copy, complete and in an appropriate binding. Coleridge's first published book of poetry, and, apart from the first published act of The Fall of Robespierre, and the prose tracts, his first book. It had been Coleridge's original intention to increase the number of poems included to form two volumes and to dedicate them to Bowles. Sterling 185. Wise, Coleridge 8. HBS 65106. $7,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Verona, Dalla Stamperia Giuliani 1796 - Legatura editoriale in cartoncino azzurro. Ai piatti stemma araldico della città di Verona entro cornice ornamentale entrambi silografati. L (2), 380; 601; 394; 349; 439; 451; 291, CXV pagine numerate. All'antiporta del primo volume ritratto dell'autore inciso all'acquaforte da Giuseppe Dall'Acqua. Interessante e rara storia della città di Verona scritta da Alessandro Carli, storico e letterato veronese proprietario, dal 1789, del celebre Palazzo Carli in Verona. "Rarissimo", secondo il Lozzi. Macchiette rosse al frontespizio e alle pagine 8 e 9 del tomo II, gora d'acqua alle ultime 50 pagine del tomo IV, foro di tarlo alle prime 50 pagine del tomo VII senza intaccarne il testo, tracce d'usura sulle legature; per il resto bell'esemplare, interno fresco e in barbe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: A. Strahan, T. Cadell, and W. Davies, 1796. First edition. Moderate old wear with scuffed corners, the endpapers lightly foxed, text quite clean. First edition. Two volumes. Quarto. xxv, 703p; viii, 726p, ERRATA, 1p ads. Silhouette portrait frontispiece. Bound in full period tree calf, the spines with red title labels gilt and gilt panel ornaments between gilt rules (rather than raised bands). Wilth the bookplates of William Sparling, Petton, and with his signature dated April 1804.& A third volume was published by John Murray in 1815.

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        Le roman comique.

      De l'imprimerie de Didot Jeune, chez Janet et Hubert 1796 - - 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. - Premier tirage de cette fameuse édition illustrée par Le barbier, dont les figures ont été gravées sous sa direction. 1 portrait de l'auteur en frontispice par Le Mire et 15 jolies figures hors texte d'après les dessins de Le Barbier. Plein Maroquin vert sapin glacé signé Ramage (London) fin XIXe. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Filets intérieurs. Tranches dorées. Une petite zone un peu plus sombre en haut du plat supérieur, peut-être une légère différence de teinte dû au cuir lui-même. Superbe exemplaire, parfaitement établi, très frais. Etiquette de librairie Garnier-Bardoul. Ex-libris inconnu. Belle édition de ce célèbre roman picaresque à la française, mêlant satire des moeurs et burlesque des situations. VII, 277pp. et VIII, 252pp. et XIII,196pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour de ma Chambre

      Dufart, Paris 1796 - Maistre Xavier de (1763-1852) ~ Voyage autour de ma chambre. ~ A Paris, Dufart, 1796 . ~ In-18, 1 vol., reliure pleine basane brune époque attribuable à Derome, filets et roulette dorés encadrant les plats, dos lisse orné de fleurons à froid et jeux de filets dorés, titre doré sur pièce olive, tomaison dorée, filet pointillé sur les coupes, tranches dorées; 144pp Première édition publiée en France (l'originale est de Turin 1794, Lausanne, Isaac Hignou, 1795) Rarissisme édition originale de ce petit chef-d'œuvre de style et d'esprit français, il est le fruit de quarante deux jours d'arrêts de rigueur infligés à l'auteur, suite à un duel. l' ouvrage fut publié à l'insu de l'auteur, aux frais de son frère Joseph, alors réfugié à Lausannre, sous l'adresse fictive de Turin. Monglod observe que cette édition n'est pas à la Bibliothèque Nationale ? Talvart et Place la décrivent de seconde main. Le Petit et Clouzot en soulignent la rareté. L'exemplaire de la collection Escoffier appartient à la deuxième éditin.Frontispice gravé. Barbier IV, 1060 ; Monglond " La France révolutionnaire et impériale " III, 229 ; Le Petit " Biblio, des principales éditions originale " p. 573. Description of the book: Dufart, Paris, 1796. Binding of origin. State: Good. In-16. Maistre Xavier of (1763-1852) ~ Voyage around my room. ~ A Paris, Dufart, 1796. ~ In-18, 1 flight., binding full sheepskin brown time ascribable to Derome, nets and caster gilded framing the dishes, back smoothes decorated with cold florets and sets of gilded nets, title gilded on part olive, gilded volume number, net dotted on the cuts, gilded sections; 144pp First edition published in France (the original one is Turin 1794, Lausanne, Isaac Hignou, 1795) Rarissisme original edition of this small masterpiece of style and French spirit, it is the forty two day old fruit of close arrest inflicted with the author, following a duel. the work was published in the knowledge of the author, at the expenses of his Joseph brother, then taken refuge in Lausannre, under the fictitious address of Turin. Does Monglod observe that this edition is not with the National Library? Talvart and Place décrvent it with second hand. The Small one and Clouzot underline the scarcity of it. The specimen of the Escoffier collection belongs to the second éditin. Frontispiece engraved. Barber IV, 1060; Monglond "revolutionary and imperial France" III, 229; The Small "Biblio, of the principal original editions" p. 573. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        DESCRIPCION DE LOS CANALES, IMPERIAL DE ARAGON Y REAL DE TAUSTE, dedicada a los augustos Soberanos D. Carlos IV y Dª María Luisa de Borbón Por el actual Protector por S. Magestad de ambos Canales.

      - (En anteportada): Zaragoza: Por Francisco Magallón, 1796, 24x30, anteportada, portada, Lámina con retrato grabado de los reyes de España en orla dibujado por Matheo Gonzalez, X-174 págs. 39 grandes láminas plegadas, 1 lámina sin numerar y 1 gran plano general de los canales Imperial de Aragón desplegable. Magnifico ejemplar con bellos grabados, excelente conservación, gran papel, muy limpio, grandes márgenes, mínimo tiro de polilla en margen blanco de 4 hojas sin ninguna importancia. Muy bien encuadernado en plena piel de época con nervios, tejuelo, hierros y ruedas doradas en lomera, perfectamente conservada. (En la anteportada de la obra se señala "Canal Imperial tomo I" pero es obra completa no se publicó ningún otro tomo). (52256).

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      Madrid 1796 - DESCRIPCIÓN: 2 tomos en 1 volumen, ([8], 288 p. ; [2],471, [4] p.) : ilustraciones; Folio. 310 mm. Quarta impresiono Portadas xilográficas arquitectónicas en los dos volúmenes. Las ilustraciones son grabados xilográficos de planos y elementos geométricos y orlas decoratas finales de capítulos. Texto en castellano. ENCUADERNACIÓN: Holandesa, piel en lomo y marca de aguas en las pastas. CONSERVACION: Buen estado,a partir de la pag. 351 del tomo II pequeños puntos de polilla que no afectan al texto pero a partir de la pag 393 hasta la 412 se amplia un poco tocando parte del texto sin afectar a su lectura. COMENTARIOS: Incluye: Primera Parte: Con el Primer Libro de Euclides traducido en Castellano.--- Segunda Parte: Con el Quinto y Séptimo Libro de Euclides, traducidos del Latín en Romance, y las medidas difíciles de Bóvedas, y de las superficies y pies cúbicos de Pechinas. Con las Ordenanzas de la Imperial Ciudad de Toledo. Bando sobre incendios con fecha O de Noviembre de 1790 Relación de nombres de los Artífices, Pintores, Arquitectos españoles y extranjeros CITADO EN: Antonio Bonet Correa: "Bibliografía. de Arquitectura, ingeniería y urbanismo en España (1498-1880)", T. 1, p. 89-90; Florentino Zamora Lucas: "Bibliografía española de arquitectura: (1526-1850)", p. 16 1 NOTAS: Fray Lorenzo de San Nicolás, arquitecto de corte, fue el autor del presente tratado Arte y Uso de Architectura, publicado en dos partes, la primera en 1639 y la segunda en 1665. Siendo la realizada por Placido Barco Lopez en 1796 la cuarta impresión de esta prestigiosa obra , que se caracteriza por la reelaboración de los dibujos en su primera parte, aportando mayor claridad y limpieza, aunque a menos escala que en volúmenes anteriores. En la Segunda parte los grabados conservan la apariencia y dimensiones similares a los de la edición anterior de 1736 Obra que se caracteriza por su intención docente y la práctica de las teorias existentes y el uso de materiales o presupuestos con ejemplos de sus obras de arquitectura que facilitó la popularidad y uso de su tratado en el siglo XVII, principalmente en obra religiosa tanto en España como la arquitectura colonial en América. Entre las obras de Lorenzo de San Nicolás cabe destacar las madrileñas Capilla dórica del Desamparo de Cristo, convento de Copacabana; Iglesia de San Plácido; Cúpula de la parroquia de San Martín y Capilla del Santísimo Cristo; Proyecto de la Iglesia de la Concepción Real de Calatrava y la Reconstrucción del claustro de San Jerónimo el Real y fuera de Madrid la Capilla mayor de Nuestra Señora del Prado; Iglesia y convento de San Agustín el Viejo, actual Museo de Cerámica Ruiz de Luna; Monasterio de la Encarnación y Convento de los Carmelitas todas ellas en Talavera de la Reina; Cúpula de la Iglesia de las Agustinas Descalzas en Salamanca; Cúpula de la Iglesia de Vidapobre, Toledo; Cúpula de la Iglesia, Villaseca; Iglesia de las Agustinas Recoletas, en el convento de Agustinas de Colmenar de Oreja Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Amparo, en la Iglesia Parroquial de Colmenar de Oreja: Convento de las Agustinas Calzadas en Toledo. CONSERVACION: Buen estado,a partir de la pag. 351 del tomo II pequeños puntos de polilla que no afectan al texto pero a partir de la pag 393 hasta la 412 se amplia un poco tocando parte del texto sin afectar a su lectura. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Satires, traduites par J. Dusaulx. Troisième édition, ornée de Figures dessinées par Moreau le jeune.

      De l'Impr. de Didot Jeune [Chez Onfroy - Merlin],, a Paris, 1796 - 2 voll. in-4° (326x242mm), pp. (2), CLXXX di annotazioni e scritti prefatori, 266, (4); (6), 390, (4); bella legatura di epoca Impero in p. pelle marmorizzata marrone con i piatti inquadrati da ricca bordura perimetrale impressa in oro a motivi ornamentali e a palmette alternati. Dorsi adorni di titolo, fregi e panoplie impresse in oro. Unghie decorate in oro con motivi geometrici e a catenella, tagli dorati, risguardi marmorizzati. Dentelle interne a motivi floreali. Magnifiche antiporte calcografiche. Marginosissimo esemplare, in bella legatura ed in ottime condizioni, con solo qualche fioritura e brunitura usuale. Terza edizione impressa dal Didot delle "Satire" di Giovenale adorne delle incisioni di Moreau il Giovane e nella bella traduzione del Dusaulx; l'edizione si presenta con testo bilingue, recando l'originale latino nelle pp. con numerazione pari e la traduzione francese del Dusaulx nelle pp. a fronte. Le in cifre romane del primo vol. contengono fra l'altro un "Discours sur les Satiriques latins" (pp. XXXVIII-CLII). "There is only one great name in book illustration at this period--Moreau le Jeune. His books and his series of prints, with their perfection and elegance, are examples of all that is most unadulterated and most French in the art of the reign of Louis XVI." (Adhemar). Cohen-De Ricci, 524-552. Schweiger, I, 517, Moss, II,179-180. Lewine, 260. Brunet, III, 633 "Édition la plus belle." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Moralia - Plutarchi Chaeronensis Moralia, id est Opera, exceptis vitis, Reliqua. Komplett mit 5 Bänden in 10 Büchern. - Graeca emendavit, notationem emendationum et latinam xylandri interpretationem castigatam adjunxit, animadversiones explicandis rebus ad verbis, item indices copiosos adjecit Daniel Wyttenbach. Ad editionem oxoniensem emendatius expressa.

      Bibliopolio Schaeferiano, Schäfer Leipzig 1796 - 1834.. 20,8 x 13 cm. Zehn uniforme, marmorierte Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Titeln auf weinroten Rückenschildern. Pro Band ca. 420 - 580 Seiten, in lateinischer und altgriechischer Sprache. Die Bände etwas berieben, bei vier Bänden leichte Knickspur am Buchrücken. Das Papier der Bände leicht gewellt und schwankend hellbraunfleckig. Ingesamt richtig gutes Exemplar.. Band I.2: Das Papier der ersten beiden Blätter ausgebessert, in drei Zeilen Textverlust im Inhaltsverzeichnis. Seiten 298 - 304 und 315 - 318: Papier schwarzrandig, kein Textverlust. #AntAllgUeb

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        New Travels Into The Interior Parts Of Africa, By The Way Of The Cape Of Good Hope, In The Years 1783, 84 and 85

      G.G. and J. Robinson, London 1796 - 288, 383 and 488 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Large folding map, 22 engraved plates, five folding. Le Vaillant, explorer and ornithologist was sent by the Dutch East India Company [he was born in Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana, son of the French consul] to the Cape Province of South Africa in 1781. He made two expeditions, one east from the Cape and one north of the Orange River into Great Namaqualand and the Kalahari desert. BRUNET Vol.III, p.1034. Scattered, intermittent foxing, one centimeter clean tear in map gutter repaired with archival tape, extremities lightly rubbed and darkened. Contemporary full brown calf, rebacked in antique style, armorial gilt escutcheons front and back covers, raised bands, gilt decorated spine panels, marbled endpapers with matching edges. 3 vols. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ezrat Hasofer. Torah Reader¿s manual on Megilat Esther, Setumot, Chaserot and Yeteirot; laws regarding the writing of the Megillah and its blessings

      Amsterdam 1796 - Printed by the Orphans and Widow of Yaakov Proops. 22 leaves. With the approbations of the scholars of Amsterdam. Vinograd, Amsterdam 2236. Important inscriptions in Hebrew by early owner on top left margin of the title page and on its blank verso. A transcription of these important notations is available upon request. They refer to manuscripts and published works found in the British Library and elsewhere and to Meir Kornik of Galogau and works published in 1812 in Dyhernfurt in 1814 and approbations from 1819 and 1820 of Rabbi Ben Gedalya and Rabbi Zalman ben Avraham. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 - Description: 3 v. Front. (port. ) 21 cm. Subjects: Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782. All 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. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aphroditographische Fragmente, zur genauern Kenntniss des Planeten Venus; sammt beygefügter Beschreibung des Lilienthalischen 27 füssigen Telescops, mit practischen Bemerkungen und Beobachtungen über die Grösse der Schöpfung

      C. G. Fleckeisen, Helmstedt 1796 - First Edition, Half leather, gilt spine rubbed, top spine chipped and frayed, edges bumped, page edges stained green, erased stamp and repairs to title page, ink inscription in old hand to first blank. 4to (263x212 mm); xvi, [1]-198 pp., 8 fold. plates; [3], 202-250, [2] pp. 2 fold. plates. Minor foxing to plates. Poggendorf II, 846 First Edition, exeedingly rare, no copy sold at auctions within the last 40 years. 1796 veröffentlichte Schroeter ein Werk über die Venus, die Aphroditographischen Fragmente. Er hatte festgestellt, dass zwischen der geometrisch berechneten Phase der Venus und der tatsächlich beobachteten Phase systematische Unterschiede bestehen. Zunächst meinte Schroeter, dass diese Unregelmässigkeiten, wie beim Erdmond, auf Oberflächendetails, z. B. Gebirgszüge, zurückgehen. In einer 1803 veröffentlichten Arbeit über die Venusphase zum Zeitpunkt der Dichotomie (Halbvenus) folgerte er dann allerdings korrekt, dass es sich um Dämmerungseffekte in der Venusatmosphäre handelt. Daher wird diese Erscheinung heute allgemein nach der von Patrick Moore eingeführten Bezeichnung "Schroeter-Effekt" genannt. Der Effekt kann bereits mit kleinen Teleskop leicht als "Venushörner" beobachtet werden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Medical Inquiries and Observations: Containing An Account of the Biblious Remitting and Intermitting Yellow Fever as it Appeared in Philadelphia in 1794. Together with an Inquiry into the Proximate Cause of Fever; and a Defence of Blood-letting as a Remedy

      Thomas Dobson 1796 - First Edition. Vol. 4. Rubbing and scuffing to all leather edges. Nicks to leather at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight. Pages browning. Some chipping to front page edges. No markings in book. Top 1" of leather spine the binding is missing. Just a thin layer remains. Some staining to back cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Orca Knowledge Systems, Inc.]
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        Anatomisches Museum. Gesammelt v. Johann Gottlieb Walter. Beschrieben v. Friedrich Andreas Walter. 2 Bände.

      Belitz u. Braun, Berlin 1796. IV, 176 u. II, 192 S. mit 5 handkolorierten gestochenen Tafeln nach P. Mügge von C.C. Glaßbach. 4°. Interims-Broschur der Zeit. - Umschläge etwas beschädigt u. fleckig. Schnitt u. im weißen Rand angestaubt. Teils etwas gebräunt u. stockfleckig. Titel mehrfach gestempelt. Unbeschnitten u. breitrandig mit sehr schönen Tafeln (Harn-, Nieren- u. Gallensteine u.a.). - Gutes Expl. Selten. Die Sammlung des bed. Anatoms J. G. Walter (1734-1818) bildete den Grundstock für das anatom. Museum der Univ. Berlin. Handschriftl. Widmung des Sohnes F. A. Walter an den Berliner Chirurgen Johann Goercke in beiden Bänden (u.a. auch mit dessen Stempel).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kaner & Kaner GbR]
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        [Op. 4]. Grand Quintetto per due Violini, due Viole, e Violoncello. [Set of parts]

      Vienne: [Artaria e] Comp. [PN] 627. [after 1796]. Folio. Sewn. [1] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank); 8, [ii] (blank); 7, [i] (blank); 7, [i] (blank), 7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Watermark incorporating a star within a shield. Moderately worn and soiled; some light foxing, heavier to title of first violin part. First violin part with old paper reinforcement to spine. Portion of imprint removed from title. . First Edition, later issue. Kinsky-Halm p. 12 (first issue). Weinhold/Dorfmüller p. 256. Hirsch IV, 241. For other issues see Hoboken 2, 27-30. In the first issue the opus number is printed as "IV" and the price "f2." In the present issue "4" appears in manuscript and there is no printed price. In addition, the number "11-1/2B" is printed at the foot of the first page of music in the "Violino Primo" part, most probably a printer's notation referring to the number of sheets required to print the part. Opus 4 is an original work, drawing on material from Beethoven's then-unpublished Octet for Winds (op. 103), "... with revisions sufficient to warrant calling it a new composition." Solomon: Beethoven, p. 102. "At some time before February 1791, probably when he was composing the C major Piano Sonata, Op. 2, no. 3, with its closely related opening theme, Beethoven re-cast the Octet (op. 103) as a String Quintet, Op. 4, and comparison of the two versions shows considerable light on his development as an instrumental composer during those four important formative years... The Quintet is by no means an arrangement of the Octet; unlike Mozart's parallel recasting of his Octet for the same combination of instruments (K.388) as a String Quintet (K.406), it is in many respects a new work. Everything has become more plastic; stiff formulae are softened; the texture is lightened in weight but enriched by polyphony and the devices of 'obbligato accompaniment'. The harmony, too, has become richer... Structurally everything is worked out in the Quintet on lines that are at the same time broader and subtler: the exposition of the first movement of the Quintet is 88 bars long as compared with the 69 of the Octet, the development 77 as compared with 56. The sixteen-bar periods that open minuet and trio of the Octet are expanded to 22 and 24 bars respectively in the Quintet, and the structure becomes much clearer, less fussy... All in all, it is hardly an exaggeration to say that the difference between Octet and Quintet represents the whole difference between the "al fresco," serenade music that was just going out of fashion and the new finely wrought quartet style of late Haydn with its 'openwork texture,' its so called 'durchbrochene Arbeit' ". Gerald Abraham in The New Oxford History of Music Vol. VIII: The Age of Beethoven 1790-1830, p. 260. The autograph of the work is untraced.

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        A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary containing an explanation of the terms etc. etc.

      J. Johnson, London 1796 - Vol 2 dated 1795. 2 vols. 4to. Half tiles present. Pp viii, 650; 756. 37 copper plate engravings. Coeval full calf, raised bands, contrasting title labels. Bindings uniformly rubbed with some wear and some small loss of leather. Some browning to prelims. A very decent copy bound appropriately and with dignity. Postage at cost. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fables …

      London, by T. Bensley for J. Edwards and E. & S. Harding,, 1796. ornamented with engravings from the pencil of the Right Hon. Lady Diana Beauclerc. London, by T. Bensley for J. Edwards and E. Harding, 1797; [bound with:] BÃœRGER, Gottfried Augustus. Lenora. Translated from the German … by W. R. Spencer. With designs by the Right Honourable Lady Diana Beauclerc. Two works bound in one volume, folio (365 × 255 mm). Fine contemporary binding of green straight-grain morocco, spine attractively gilt in compartments with interlocking wave tools, gilt lettered in second panel, sides with thick-and-thin rule enclosing a floral scroll border in gilt, gilt inner dentelles, pink endpapers, gilt edges, the fore-edge gauffered. Fables: 9 engraved plates, 15 engraved vignettes; Leonora: engraved frontispiece, 4 engraved plates, 4 engraved vignettes, most signed by Bartolozzi after Beauclerc. Leonora with parallel text, German and English. A little rubbing, some offsetting and faint browning, a most attractive pair. First editions with these Bartolozzi engravings, the only two works illustrated by Lady Diana Beauclerc, here together in handsome contemporary full morocco. Dryden's adaptations of Chaucer and Boccaccio were among the chief reasons for his perhaps surprisingly high place in the esteem of the Romantic poets, especially Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Scott, while Bürger's Leonora inspired a frenzy of competing English versions around this time. Ironically Bürger had found his ballad form not in German literature, but largely through the medium of Percy's Reliques; from Leonora it was reabsorbed into English through the Lyrical Ballads, most directly Wordsworth's The Idiot Boy.

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        Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of his Life and Writings, Composed by Himself

      London - A. Strahan, and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1796 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of Lord Sheffield's account of the life and works of thiseighteenth-century English historian. 'Illustrated from his Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narrative, by John Lord Sheffield'. Volume two of the original two. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed with wear to extremities and slight loss to the spine. Spine label is absent and there is cracking to both joints. Internally, firmly bound and bright. Instances of spotting with the odd handling mark. Private library bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        An account of the campaign in the West Indies, in the year 1794, - under the command of their excellencies Lieut. General Sir Charles Grey, K.B. and Vice Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B. commanders in chief in the West Indies; with the reduction of the islands of Martinique, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desiada, &c. and the events that followed those unparrelled successes, and caused the loss of Guadeloupe.

      London, printed by T. Bensley for G. Nicol, 1796 - [12] + iv + 149 [2] + 62 large pp + 6 plates + plan of Fort Bourbon in Martinique and map of the island with two aquatint engravings in text. 1st ed., two plates with skilfully repaired tears, some pages with fine diagonal knife cuts in margin only, which are barely noticable. Original half calf with new spine. 13 x 18in The author was a chaplain with the British navy at the time of the occurrence of the events described. Rare. Fine aquatint views of Martinique and Guadeloupe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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