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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]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        ISTORIA DELLA CITTÀ DI VERONA SINO ALL'ANNO MDXVII DIVISA IN UNDICI EPOCHE.

      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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio]
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        MISCELLANEOUS WORKS OF EDWARD GIBBON, ESQUIRE. WITH MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS, COMPOSED BY HIMSELF

      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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        ARTE Y USO DE ARQUITECTURA P. FRAY LORENZO DE S. NICOLÁS (1796)

      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]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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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]

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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).

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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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        Rime di Francesco e Vincenzo - Paolo Fratelli Rusconi di cento.

      Co' Tipi Bodoniani, Parma 1796 - 74 pages + 9 to front, contemporary Luxury red & gilt embossed Leather binding with 5 double raised bands to spine, Good condition with some rubbing to edges. Contents Good, clean & tight pages with gilt edges. Book undated but published 1796, paper with watermark lines & some P B.completely different paper used for endpapers, one with watermark of 1799. retaining gilt to page edges . .The book is in 2 parts, 1st. part ; Rime di Francesco Rusconi & 2nd part ; Rime di Vincenzo - Paolo Rusconi . (The British Library states published 1796 & Edited by Pier Dionigi. Rusconi.) 23 x 31.cm.approx [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN ESSAY ON HIS LIFE AND GENIUS BY ARTHUR MURPHY

      T. Longman, et al., London 1796 - Twelve octavo volumes in contemporary dark calf leather gilt recently rebacked in lighter calf with red and black morocco spine labels; new endpapers. Essentially a reissue of the 1792 edition with the same arrangement and errors found there. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Johnson in the first volume. The final volume contains an index. All half titles lacking except for the seventh volume. Some wear to corners; mild scattered foxing to some volumes. Attractive, Near Fine set with a very handsome appearance on the shelf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres d'Homère [Complet des 12 volumes] : L'Iliade - L'Odyssée : Avec des remarques ; Précédée de Réflexions sur Homère et sur la traduction des Poètes par M. Bitaubé - Troisième édition à laquelle on a joint les notes de M. Mentelle qui rapprochent la

      - géographie ancienne des noms modernes. Lyon: Bruyset aîné, 1796. 12 volumes in 16° (format 8,3 x 13,5 cm). Chaque volume contient entre 231 et 428 pages (3 gravures : Frontispice (buste d'Homère) en tête du tome 1 + 2 planches dépliantes (bouclier d'Achille) dans le tome 5. Bel ensemble relié en plein veau glacé (dos orné de dorures et de pieces de titres en cuir, plats encadrés d'un triple filet doré, tranches marbrées, très rares rousseurs, une inscription manuscrite en marge d'une page, quelques défauts à signaler autres que de légères traces de frottement sur 6 des 12 volumes [T.1: coin supérieur du plat avant abîmé ; T.3: deux petits trous de ver sur le dos ; T.4: traces de frottement sur le plat arrière ; T.7: manque de cuir (2x0,4cm) sur le bord et le contre-plat avant ; T.10: manques de cuir sur le bord et le contre-plat arrière (5x0,4cm), sur l'angle inférieur du plat avant (2,5x2x1,5 cm) et trou de ver en bas des mors arrières ; T.12: trou de ver en bas du mors arrière, deux petits manques de cuir un sur le plat avant et un sur le contre-plat arrière]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anonymes Manuskript in französischer Sprache, Tinte auf bläulichem Papier,

      um 1796/98. Blattgröße ca. 19,5 x 16 cm. - (334) S. mit 3 großen Illustrationen, einfacher Pergamentumschlag der Zeit unter Verwendung älteren Materials (Kapitale mit Einrissen und kl. Fehlstellen, Umschlag fleckig). Die Handschrift enthält die vier traditionellen Teile eines Philosophiekurses : Logik, Moralphilosophie, Metaphysik und Physik. Der Autor spricht sich zwar in der Einleitung für einen fünften Teil und zwar die Mathematik aus, behandelt Mathematik aber dann doch nicht als eigenständigen Teil. Im ersten Teil, der Logik, werden auch die bekannten Themen, wie Syllogismen (S. 22ff) etc. vorgestellt, dem gehen jedoch erkenntnistheoretische Überlegungen zum Problem der 'Wahrheit' voraus: "On distingue les idées en vraies et en fausses: quique au fond il n'y ait que des idées vraies. De loin j'appercois un gros chien, de certain couleur, et j'assure aussitôt que je vois un loup. C'est une erreur: mon imagination voit un loup: je m'en fais un image en moi même; ainsi cette idée est vraye en ce qu'elle conforme à ce que constitue un loup; mais elle est fausse en ce que j'applique l'idée que j'ai présent à l'esprit d'un vrai loup à ce chien que je ne vois pas assez distinctement." (S.9). Deshalb, so der Autor, sind Zweifel an dem was wir für wahr halten immer angebracht; allerdings darf der Zweifel nie die Grundlagen der Religion erfassen, denn "c'est précisement cette manie de tout soumettre aux calculs de son petit genie qui a produit tous les incredules qui deshonorent aujourd'hui l'Europe entière." (S. 14). In welchem Verhältnis Materie und Geist, Seele und Himmel zu stehen haben verdeutlicht der Autor durch die Zeichnung des sogenannten 'Pourcot-Baumes'. (S. 47). Edm. Pourchot (1651 - 1734) war Professor der Philosophie und hatte 1695 seine 'Institutiones philosophicae' veröffentlicht. Das zweite Kapitel, die Metaphysik, beginnt mit der Auflistung der acht ehernen Prinzipien, deren letzte schlicht heißt "il existe un Dieu" (S. 61), woraufhin ein Gottesbeweis angetreten wird. Das dritte Kapitel behandelt die Moralphilosophie (S. 89 ff) und ist ein Zeugnis für die Wirksamkeit der aufklärerischen Ideen von Gleichheit, Freiheit und Brüderlichkeit: "il faut obeir au puissance legitime" (S. 95), allerdings nur unter der Voraussetzung umfassender Gerechtigkeit. Das höchste Ziel des Staates muß es sein "de rendre heureux les citoyens" (S. 98). Als oberste Maxime, die das Handeln der Bürger bestimmt, soll gelten : "Ne faites point aux autres, ce que vous ne voudriez pas que des autres fissent contre vous" - der Einfluß von Kants 'Kategorischem Imperativ' ist unübersehbar. Zeugen vor Gericht sollen aufrichtig sein, in den Familien soll Gerechtigkeit und gegenseitige Rücksichtnahme herrschen, der 'contract social' wird erwähnt (S. 115), und es wird festgestellt: "nous sommes tous frères et egaux par nature" (S. 117). Kriege sind ein notwendiges Übel und sollen ohne Grausamkeit geführt werden (S. 118 f.), Duelle sind zu ächten (S. 119 f.) und der Selbstmord wird abgelehnt (S. 120), der Wucher soll abgeschafft werden (S. 124). Den gesellschaftlichen Imperativen folgen die auf die Individuen bezogenen; im 'Traité des passions' (S. 129 ff.) behandelt der Autor die 7 Todsünden. Das ausführlichste Kapitel ist der Physik, bzw. der Naturlehre gewidmet. In aristotelischer Tradition werden zunächst Astronomie und geophysikalische Phänomene, wie Wasser, Wolken, Schnee, Nebel, Blitz, Echo, Licht, Ebbe und Flut, Magnetismus und schließlich Elektrizität, als deren Entdecker B. Franklin gewürdigt wird, untersucht. Die Handschrift schließt mit der Anatomie (S. 263 ff.) und einer Nachbetrachtung zum Sonnensystem. Die Datierung des Manuskripts bezieht sich auf die Erwähnung der napoleonischen Kriege in Italien (S. 118). Nur wenige Jahre nach dem Sturz Robbespierres verfasst, schwankt der Autor gleichsam zwischen katholischer Tradition und aufklärerischer Moderne. In der Erkenntnistheorie skeptisch bis relativistisch, im Glauben dogmatisch, in der Gesellschaftstheorie den Prinzipien der fran [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Art d'Ecrire (The Art of Writing) reduit a des demonstrations vraies et Sacilar avec des Explications claires, L'Encyclopedie Methodique (Complete set of 16 plates)

      (not indicated): Alessandri et Scattaglia, Directeurs. [1796]. First Italian edition [1796]. Sixteen copper plate engravings on fifteen folio sheets. Folded as issued, 31 cm, and measuring approximately 45 cm. (when unfolded). Untrimmed. Paillasson's celebrated calligraphy and handwriting manual was originally published in Diderot's Encyclopedie (1760), and republished by Charles-Joseph Pankoucke in his new Encyclopedie Methodique (1782-1832). Engraved by Pasquali and published by the Venetian engravers Innocente Alessandri and Pietro Scattaglia, this set of plates was issued separately in the first Italian edition (1796) of the section on handwriting from the Encyclopedie Methodique. The detailed calligraphic plates illustrate the geometric proportions of the three scripts (ronde, coulee, and batarde) and writing techniques. Also included are illustrations of the correct writing posture and various writing implements. Very good and better, with moderate soiling mostly to the margins. A very scarce, handsome set of perfectly designed and engraved plates. .

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        Studies of Nature

      London: for C. Dilly,, 1796. Translated by Henry Hunter. In Five Volumes. 5 volumes, octavo (226 × 140 mm). Contemporary half morocco, corners repaired in modern green calf, marbled sides. Frontispieces, engraved folding maps. Rubbed, scuffed and marked, corners repaired, joints and hinges cracked, edges spotted, occasional spotting to contents. A good set. An attractively bound set.

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        Marchmont: a Novel

      London, by and for Sampson Low,, 1796. 4 volumes, 12mo. Contemporary polished half calf, blue marbled boards, spines simply gilt. Without half-titles, but with terminal advert leaf in vol. IV. Booklabel of Thomas Hammond Foxcroft [of Halsteads, Yorkshire], with his ownership inscription on titles. Light rubbing, lower joint of vol. III just splitting at head, still an excellent copy. First edition of one of Mrs Smith's less common and less well-known novels, published at the height of her popularity, and full of the gothic and picaresque incident that was the hallmark of her success, "much movement," as W. L. Renwick in OHEL puts it, "and few illusions about human nature." Scott said of her novels that she "preserves in her landscapes the truth and precision of a painter" (Dorset, 64), and Barbauld credits Smith with pioneering sustained natural description in novels.

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        VOYAGE DE DEUX FRANCAIS En Allemagne, Danemarck, Suede, Russie et Pologne, Fait En 1790 - 1792 (5 Volume Set); Vol I; Vol II; Vol III: Vol IV; Vol V.

      Chez Desenne, Imprimeur-Libraire, Paris 1796 - Five volume set. 1 new spine label on volume V. Volume 1: Dans Le Nord De L'Europe. No pencil or ink markings in text. Boards scratched, scuffed; corners bumped with leather missing at the tips. Some leather missing along side edge of boards. Volume 2: En Allemagne, Danemarck, Suede, Russie Et Pologne, Fait en 1790-1792. SUEDE. No markings in text. Very small loss of leather at top and bottom of spine. Corners bumped with leather missing at tips. Front and rear boards in very good shape. Volume 3: En Allemagne, Danemarck, Suede, Russie Et Pologne, Fait en 1790 -1792. RUSSIE. No markings in text. Some loss of leather at top and bottom of spine. Corners bumped with loss of leather at tips. Chips in leather along the side edge of front board. Rear board scuffed and scratched with some leather rubbed away. Volume 4: En Allemagne, Danemarck, Suede, Russie et Pologne, Fait en 1790 - 1792. RUSSIE. No pencil or ink markings in text. Small loss of leather at top and bottom of spine. Corners bumped with loss of leather at tips. Some rubbing on front board at top with some loss of leather. Volume 5: En Allemagne, Danemarck, Suede, Russie et Pologne, Fait en 1790 - 1792. POLOGNE ET AUTRICHE. No pencil or ink markings in text. Chipped area on rear cover near top corner with piece missing. Rear cover scuffed with some leather missing. Front board scuffed primarily in middle at side edge with leather missing. Corners bumped with leather missing at tips. Digital pictures of the 5 volume set available upon request; NOT Ex-Library. near Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Lettres recueillies dans une société et publiées pour l'instruction de quelques autres.

      Londres 1796 - 2 Tomes, in 8 ( 220 x 138 mm ), en 2 volumes de 415 pp, 1 frontispice , 7 gravures, ( 2 ),398 pp , 1 frontispice et 6 gravures. , non rogné, reliés sur brochure , dans le cartonnage bradel bleu, tel que paru. Qq menus défauts d' usage avec les coiffes légérement frottées. Conforme à la descrition de Cohen ( 235- 236) et bien complet des 15 planches requises de Monnet, Mlle Gérard et Fragonard. Très bel exemplaire, dans sa RELIURE D EPOQUE, de la contrefacon de l edition originale editée en fait en 1812 et comportant les superbes planches dont certaines portent la signature R.p.D. ( Retouchées par Delvaux). Cette contrefacon ou réimpression , trompeuse , assez belle, selon Cohen , se reconnaît de L' EDITION ORIGINALE par le trait ondulé placé au dessus de la date sur la page de titre. [Nous sommes à votre disposition pour vous adresser des Photos complémentaires ou des agrandissements.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les liaisons dangereuses. Lettres recueillies dans une société, et publiées pour l'instruction de quelques autres, par C*** de L***.

      s. n., Londres 1796 - 415-[1 bl.], [4]-398 pp. Exemplaire de la réédition de 1812, avec la disposition typographique du titre différente, la même collation et les mêmes jolies planches de style néo-classique retouchées par Delvaux : 2 frontispices et 13 (7, 6) figures par Monnet, Melle Gérard et Fragonard fils, gravés par Baquoy, Duplessi-Bertaux, Dupréel e.a., avec la légende. Cette contrefacon ou réimpression , trompeuse, se reconnaît de l'édition originale par le trait ondulé placé au dessus de la date sur la page de titre. L'édition originale de ce roman célèbre et scandaleux était parue en 1782. Ref. Cohen 235-236. 2 vols volumes. Reliure demi-basane à petits coins de vélin de l'époque, plats de papier caillouté, dos lisses à compartiments fleuronnés dorés , étiquettes de cuir rouge, tranches jaspées.

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        Volume for the festivals with three titles:]Mahzor LeSukot Mahzor LePesah Mahzor LeShavuot

      David ben Mordecai HaLevi, London, Great Britain 1796 - Libraries worldwide that own item: 1 . Front paste down endpaper has inscription in pen: Mr. Asher Goldsmid Taf kuf ayin bet [=1812]. Mahzor Keminhag Polin im kol hatfilot mithilatan vead sofan. Entirely in Hebrew. Old leather boards with Mylar cover. Sukot: [1], 1-79; Passover: 1-92; Shavuot 1-60 leaves. Total leaves: 232. = 464 pages. Spine says [volume] II but Vinograd does not list the other volumes as having been printed that year. There was a set printed that same year but the title is different: Minhag Ashkenaz. The missing Volume I may have been a High Holidays volume. Each section has its own separate title page. Shminit Atzeret leaves 64-66 and Passover leaves 28-30 each have small engravings of the 12 zodiac which differ from the regular ones used in Ashkenazic mahzorim. Front paste down endpaper has inscription in pen: Mr. Asher Goldsmid Taf kuf ayin bet [=1812] GOLDSMID: A family of English financiers, who trace descent from a certain Uri ha-Levi of Emden. The following were some of the prominent members of the family: Aaron F. Goldsmid: London merchant and founder of the Goldsmid family of England; born at Amsterdam; died June 3, 1782. He was the son of Benedict Goldsmid, a Hamburg merchant. In 1765 he left Holland with his family to settle in London, where he founded the firm of Aaron Goldsmid & Son, subsequently Goldsmid & Eliason. The firm of Aaron Goldsmid & Son experienced serious reverses through the failure of Clifford & Sayer, one of the principal houses in Holland. Hence only George, the eldest son, entered into partnership with his father. The other sons founded new businesses for themselves in which they amassed large fortunes. Goldsmid left four sons and four daughters. The second son, ASHER, was one of the founders of the firm Mocatta & Goldsmid, bullion-brokers to the Bank of England. Benjamin and Abraham were famous as financiers and philanthropists. Bibliography: Levy Alexander, Memoirs of Benjamin Goldsmid of Roehampton, 1808; James Picciotto, Sketches of Anglo-Jewish History. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Italie pendant l’année 1789. Traduit de l’Anglais par François Soulés, Traducteur des Voyages en France du même Auteur.

      A Paris, Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire, An cinquième de la République, 1796 - in-8° ; VII-376 pp., plein veau porphyre, dos lisse joliment orné, p. de titre en maroquin rouge, dentelle or d’encad. sur les plats, tranches mouchetées, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. D’Ancona, 700. Fossati Bellani, 435. Édition originale de la traduction française. First french edition. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to The Emperor of China. Atlas Volume.

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer & Co. for G. Nicol, 1796 - Folio, 57.1*43.8*2.8cm, wt:4.4kg. Issued on April 12, 1796 by G. Nicol (first and only edition), complete with 44 plates in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondance amoureuse

      Rousel d'Epinal, Paris 1796 - Fabre d¿Eglantine Philippe François Nazaire (21 juillet 1750 ¿1 7 Germinal an II) ~ Correspondance amoureuse ~A Paris, Rousel d'Epinal, 1796. In-12, 2 vol, 3 T., maroquin rouge, xlvj, 215 pp., 222 pp., 214 pp., dorure aux petits fers ; non de celle qui est appliquée, d'un seul coup, à l'aide du balancier, sur le plat de maroquin, mais de celle qui, poussée à la main, au moyen de fers de minimes dimensions, exige de la part de l'ouvrier du goût dans la combinaison des motifs et de l'habileté dans l'application des fers. Très rare Une spécificité rare concernant cet ouvrage : Les exemplaires In-16 étant à l'origine minuscules, et trouvant mal leur place dans les bibliothèques vu leur taille, une reliure un peu plus grande (correspondant à une taille d'un format In-12) leur a été attibuée. Pour ce faire, chaque feuille a été agrandie, réenmargée, ce permettant d'éviter l'inconvénient majeur de ce format : une trop courte marge intérieure. Un travail de reliure énorme a été consacré à cet exemplaire : Chaque page a été détachée, et l'on a collé (au XVIIIème siècle) sur leur pourtour une autre fine feuille de papier vergé ; lesquelles ont été reliées ensemble. L'impression donnée, est celle d'un exemplaire à grandes marges sur papier de Hollande, ce qui permet une lecture plus aisée de l'ouvrage. Un travail tel sur un exemplaire est si fastidieux (plus de 600 feuilles) que cela ne se rencontre que très occasionnellement. La rareté de l'ouvrage et sa préciosité sont à l'origine de ce soin tout particulier. Une rare miniature d¿époque de Fabre d¿Eglantine probablement réalisée par lui-même et la seule connue est insérée dans le tome3. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell; together with The Chase. A Poem. By William Somerville.

      London W. Bulmer 1795; 1796 - Quarto. Two books bound together in one volume: xx, 76; xv, vii, 126pp. First editions thus. With a fore-edge painting by the "double-line" painter depicting the pastoral village of Lissoy where Oliver Goldsmith spent his youth, standing in for the pseudonymous town of Auburn in Goldsmith's poem, "The Deserted Village." The artist has written the title, "Lissoy ('Auburn' of 'The Deserted Village')," on the flyleaf in pen. The first book in the volume, Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell, is illustrated with four full-page, wood-engraved plates, by Thomas Bewick and one by John Bewick, and eight wood-engraved vignettes drawn by Robert Johnson or John Bewick, and engraved by Thomas Bewick. The second book, The Chase by William Somerville, has thirteen wood-engraved vignettes, including title pages, engraved by Thomas Bewick after designs by John Bewick. The Bewick brothers were the leaders of the development of the art of wood engraving at the end of the eighteenth century. In particular, Thomas Bewick extended the range of the art by creating "a new conception of the black and white picture." These books were splendidly printed by Bulmer at his Shakespeare Printing Office. In The Bewick Collector, Thomas Hugo describes Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell as "A magnificent result of the efforts of the wood engraver, type-founder, papermaker, and printer" and writes that The Chase "contains the best specimens of John Bewick's abilities as a designer." Bound in contemporary red straight-grain morocco with double-fillet border and a wide double-fillet frame with semi-circle insertions. This special presentation of the two books was done for Baronet Sir John James Smith, whose gilt armorial coat-of-arms is stamped in the center of the covers. With marbled endpapers and gilt dentelles to the inside edges of the covers. Housed in a matching chemise and slipcase. Binding shows some light rubbing and wear, slight bump to bottom edge of front cover, else a fine copy with a bright fore-edge painting. The bookplate of Sir John James Smith has been covered over by the armorial bookplate of Frederick S. Deck. (Tattersfield JB50 & JB8; Weber, pp. 95-96; Hugo 78 & 94; Ray, England, 50, [Goldsmith only]). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La religieuse.

      Chez Gueffier jeune et Knapen fils 1796 - - Chez Gueffier jeune et Knapen fils, A Paris An V. 1796, 2 tomes en un Vol. in 18 (8x13cm), (4) 247pp. (4) 244pp., Un Vol. relié. - Rare édition parue la même année que l'originale, imprimée sur papier vergé et illustrée de 2 gravures anonymes différentes de celles de l'édition de Dussart (1797). (Adams, RC3. Tchemerzine-Scheler, II, 971. Inconnu à Cohen). Aucun exemplaire de cette édition n'est recensé dans les catalogues en ligne: elle manque à celui de la BN de France, aux catalogues français et ne figure pas dans le catalogue collectif des bibliothèques américaines. Demi Veau d'époque. Dos lisse orné de roulettes. Pièce de titre de basane rouge et de tomaison en basane noire. Une partie de la coiffe de tête arrachée. Manques au dos. Frottements. Mors supérieur fendu. On connait l'origine de ce roman, plaisanterie assez cruelle faite par le groupe de de Mme d'Epinay et qui venait d'acueillir le marquis de Croismare. Ce dernier s'occupait d'un procès au sujet d'une jeune fille qui avait été placée dans un couvent contre son gré. Diderot fut chargé d'écrire les lettres de cette jeune fille au marquis et de lui faire croire à son évasion. Ces lettres constituèrent La religieuse. Le roman restera inachevé et Diderot n'a guère envie, par prudence, de le publier. En 1780, il modifie son manuscrit, le corrige. Il ne paraîtra qu'après sa mort, en 1796. (4) 247pp. (4) 244pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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