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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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        A New Plan of the Island of Grenada - from the original French survey of Monsieur Pinel taken in 1763 by order of Government and now published with the addition of English names, Alterations of Property and other improvements to the present year 1780 by Lieut. Daniel Paterson, Assistant to the Quarter Master General of His Majesty's Forces.

      London, 1796 - Engraved separately printed map with inset plan of town of St George and Fort Royal with hand coloured outline. Very fine condition. 59 x 81 cms The largest and most detailed map of Grenada in exceptionally good condition. Tooley 36.

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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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        Camilla: or, a picture of youth. By the author of Evelina and Cecilia. In five volumes.

      T. Payne; and T. Cadell and W. Davies,, London, 1796 - 5 Bde. London, T. Payne; and T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1796. 18,3x11 cm. VIII, 222 S.; 225 S., 1 S. Anz. Mit je einem gestoch. Frontispiz, gestoch. Titelvign. u. 1 gestoch. Tafel in Bd. 1. HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Erstausgabe. - (Einbde. berieben. Rücken beschabt, Leder stellenweise eingerissen. Deckelecken fleckig. Vorsätze etwas leimschattig). Sprache: Englisch HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition; 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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        Oeuvres Completes De Jean Racine. Nouvelle Edition, Ornée De Figures Dessinées Par Lebarbier, et Gravées Sous Sa direction ( 4 Volumes )

      1796 - De l'imprimerie de Didot Jeune à Paris chez Deterville l'An IV - 1796. 4 volumes en reliure d'époque, demi veau blond, dos lisse titres et fleurons dorés, plats en cuir vert Empire avec riche encadrement doré aux marges, trois tranches dorée. Coiffes et coins légèrement frottés, texte très bon état. Tome 1: 1 (ff), faux-titre, en frontispice portrait de Racine dessiné par Santerre et gravé par Gaucher, titre, XXp, faux titre, 427p avec 5 figures hors texte. Tome 2: 1 (ff), faux titre, titre, 436p, 5 figures. Tome 3: 1 (ff), faux titre, titre, 401p, avec 2 figures hors texte. Tome 4: 1 (ff), faux titre, titre, 486p, table. Les planches de Lebarbier sont gravées par Baquoy, Dambrun, Dupréel, Gaucher, Halbou, Langlois jeune, Patas, Romanet, et Thomas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Projet de Code civil (Código de Napoleón. Code civil des Français) / Projet de Code civil (Codigo de Napoleon. Code civil des Français)

      - Derecho. (34) Garnery. Paris. 1796 16,5x9,5 cm. Año 1796. 408páginas. Encuadernación en tapa dura con lomo estampado. Presente au Conseil des Cinq-Cents, au nom de la Commision de la Classification del Lois. An Cinquieme. Guardas y cortes decorados. Idioma francés. Cubierta rozada. CV6 [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]

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        Nuovo dizionario istorico ovvero storia in compendio di tutti gli uomini [.] dal principio del mondo fino ai nostri giorni [.] con tavole cronologiche [.] tradotto in Italiano [.]. Tomo I [-XXII].

      a spese Remondini di Venezia,, Bassano, 1796 - 22 volumi in-8° (cm. 20,7); brossure coeve (lievissimi segni d'usura a pochi tomi); carte in barbe, in ottimo stato, solo qualche sporadica traccia di sporco. Traduzione italiana ampliata da Origlia, Lugo, Zaccaria e in questa ancor più vasta edizione da Carrara, Verci, Gennari. Opera d'immensa erudizione che contiene grandi apparati storiografici e una miniera d'informazioni. Cfr. Melzi II, 259. Ottimo esemplare genuino.

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        The Lives of Dr John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr Richard Hooker; Mr George Herbert; and Dr Robert Sanderson

      York - J. Robson et al. 1796 - A first edition of this collection of biographies by Isaac Walton. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Including biographies of Dr John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr Richard Hooker, Mr George Herbert, and Dr Robert Sanderson. It was probably as an angler that Walton made the acquaintance of Sir Henry Wotton. Sir Henry Wotton dying in 1639, Walton undertook his life also; it was finished in 1642 and published in 1651. His life of Hooker was published in 1662, that of George Herbert in 1670 and that of Bishop Robert Sanderson in 1678. All these subjects were endeared to the biographer by a certain gentleness of disposition and cheerful piety; three of them at leastDonne, Wotton and Herbertwere anglers. Their lives were evidently written with loving pains, in the same leisurely fashion as his Angler, and like it are of value less as exact knowledge than as harmonious and complete pictures of character. An edition of Walton's Lives, by G Sampson, appeared in 1903. Condition: Rebound in half-morocco. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just some scattered light spotting and marginal tidemarks to the frontispiece. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Chase, and William and Helen: Two Ballads, from the German of Gottfied Augustus Burger.

      Edinburgh: Printed by Mundell and Son, R. Bank Close, for Manners and Miller, Parliment Square; and sold by T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies (Successors to Mr. Cadell) in the Strand, London. First edition. 1796 - Size of the binding: 8 1/4 inches x 10 3/4 in., printed title-page (with the reverse blank); introduction (pp. [iii]-v). [6]pp., pp. [1]-41. No printer's imprint on the reverse of the title-page: first edition, first issue: Todd & Bowden (1998), 1Aa, pp. 9-10. Bound in full, dark brown morocco leather by Zaehnsdorf, with their gilt stamp on the lower front inner turn-in; five raised bands on the spine, with gilt titling, double-line borders, and richly gilt inner dentelles, brown, watered silk endpapers, top-edge gilt. The fore & lower page edges are untrimmed, keeping the orginal wide margins. The front outer hinge is slightly tender, and the outer hinges show some wear to the leather surface, rubbing to cover corners. A few, small, scattered brown spots are present, light age-related tanning to the title-page, but generally, a clean and very well-prerserved copy of Scott's first book. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the reverse of the front free endpaper. A rare item. [Attributes: First Edition; 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)

      Alessandri et Scattaglia, Directeurs, (not indicated) 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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        Orlando furioso. Tomo Primo ( - Quarto).

      Paris, Plassan 1796 (vol. 1) / 1795 (vols. 2-4). - 4 . LXXIX pp., (1) p. (blank), 360 pp. + 25 unnumb. lvs.; 452 pp. + 22 unnumb. lvs.; 448 ss. + 24 unnumb. lvs; 452 pp. + 22 unnumb. lvs. With frontispiece and 92 plates, all engraved. Contemporary leather (joints, edges and corners rubbed, 2 spines with small tears, boards rubbed), spine gilt, 2 spine labels. A rare edition. The frontispiece and 46 illustrations are from the Baskerville-edition in 1773 and they are engraved after Cochin, Monnet, Cipriani, Eisen, Moreau jr. More 46 engravings (after Cochin as well) are from the edition Brunet 1775-83 (with French text). Particularly the first 2 vols. contain numerous unlettered proofs. Exl-libris. Slightly browned (vol. 2 and some lvs. more intensively), in places minor stained. A fine copy. Agnelli / R. S. 211 (only with 47 plates); PCCBI 6. 4474; NUC 20, 495 (4 copies), Graesse I, 200; not with Ray, Cohen / Ricci, Fürstenberg, Lewine and Sander. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le fabbriche e i disegne di Andrea Palladio, raccolti ed illustrati da Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi. Opera divisa in quattro tomi con tavole in rame, rapprensentanti le piante, i prospetti, e gli spaccati. Tomo primo (-terzo).

      Vicenza, Giovanni Rossi, 1796. - 3 Bde. (von 4). VIII, 128 SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 52 teils mehrf gefalt. gest. Tafeln. IV, 76 SS. Mit 51 Tafeln. IV, 60 SS. Mit 52 Kupfern auf 50 teils mehrf. gefalt. gest. Tafeln. Einheitl. gebundene marmorierte Lederbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel und -vergoldung sowie goldgepr. Deckelbordüre. Gr.-4to. Wohl dritte italienische Ausgabe dieser Reihe, seltener als ihre zugleich erschienenen Pendants in französischer Sprache bzw. "con la traduzione Francese". Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1776-81, ebenfalls in Vicenza. - Reich illustrierte Ausgabe des bedeutendsten Werkes jenes Architekten, "der die stärkste und nachhaltigste Wirkung auf die Baukunst ganz Europas ausgeübt hat" (Thieme/B. XXVI, 165). Die Tafeln zeigen Grundrisse, Aufrisse, Fassaden und architektonische Details. Einbände berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Kapitale etwas lädiert. Innen sauber und praktisch fleckenfrei. Wie meist fehlt der vierte und letzte Band der Reihe, die ersten drei jedoch wie vorliegend komplett. Vgl. Kat. der Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 2722. Fowler 231. Avery 745. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      [Np. ] 1796 - [4]pp. One bifolium sheet, each page measuring 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. Old fold lines, some tanning and tearing to one interior fold. Else clean. Very good. John Trumbull's undated account of the British detention of the ship Holland of Philadelphia, captained by Joseph Dawson. Trumbull, during a period when he engaged in commercial trading in Europe, was travelling with his cargo of brandy from Rochefort, France to Gothenburg, Sweden aboard the Holland when she was stopped and boarded by the British fourteen-gun brig-sloop Suffisante, under the command of Captain Nicholas Tomlinson. Captain Tomlinson demanded to see the Holland's papers and then went about detaining most of the ship's crew aboard his own vessel. Trumbull, highly outraged at the delay of his cargo and the imposition upon his fellow countrymen, wrote the following note, included in the memorandum, to Captain Tomlinson: "To Captain Tomlinson of the Armed Brig the Suffisante in the Service of his Britannic Majesty. Colonel Trumbull, late Secretary to Mr. Jay, who negotiated the present Treaty between Great Britain and America, and Owner of the Cargo of the Ship Holland, presents his Compliments to Captn Tomlinson; has the Pleasure to send him a Copy of the Treaty abovenamed; and begs Captain Tomlinson to Reflect whether consitantly [sic] with the Articles which Mr. T has marked, it is Justifiable to divert the Holland from her Course, the ship being American built, the Property of Mr. Johnson, the American Consul in London, and the Cargo the property of Col. Trumbull, who also is a well-known American. If Captn. Tomlinson persists in taking the ship out out of her Course, Col. Trumbull particularly protests against his removing either Capt. Dawson or any of the People from on board. But, Captain Tomlinson should be very secure that He is Justified by his Instructions on this occasion, as either He or his Instructors must answer for the consequences of an Act against which Colonel Trumbull hereby formally protests, as a direct violation of the Treaty, & good Harmony which subsist between the United States of America and Great Britain." Shortly thereafter, Captain Dawson and his crew were returned to the Holland and Captain Tomlinson even came aboard and "behaved very civilly, drank a glass of claret with us, and returned on board his Brig." There is no indication of the intended audience for this document. It has the appearance of a draft, as there are several bits crossed out or amended. It is possible that this episode was recorded for inclusion in Trumbull's autobiography, though it does not appear in that volume, or for possible diplomatic use later. Hailed as the official painter of the Revolution, Trumbull studied painting and art in England and France. The youngest son of the governor of Connecticut, the elder John Trumbull very much wanted his son to go into law. Trumbull did study the law, but gladly joined the fight against the British when the Revolution broke out. He eventually served as Washington's second aide-de- campe, having been brought to the General's attention through some very accurate drawings he had made of British gun emplacements. He rose to the rank of colonel as a deputy adjutant- general, but resigned the commission he finally received because it was dated three months late, a slight his honor could not tolerate. He refused to return to the law, finding it quite distasteful, and chose instead to pursue his true passion, art, against his family's wishes. Though he was never particularly wealthy in this pursuit, he did achieve a certain amount of success in his own lifetime. Among his most famous works are those commissioned in 1817 by Congress to adorn the Capitol building: "The Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga," "The Surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown," "The Declaration of Independence," and "The Resignation of General Washington." DAB XIX, pp.11-15. Helen A. Cooper, JOHN TRUMBULL: THE HAND AND SPIRIT OF A PAINTER (Yale

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        [WoO 70] Variazioni sopra il Duetto Nel cor più no mi sento, dell' Opera Molinara per il Clavicembalo o Forte Piano... Op. III

      Vienna: Giovanni Traeg [without PN]. [March 1796]. Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 1-5, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "40 Xr." Number "4" below imprint. Accidental added in pencil to final measure of variation 1.& & Slightly worn and soiled; partially separated at spine; small circular brown stain to blank lower area of title. . First Edition.& & Kinsky p. 520. Hoboken 3, 635. Hirsch IV, 438. Beethoven-Haus C WoO 70/12. Weinmann-Traeg p. 19. & & The opera "La Molinara" is by Giovanni Paisiello.& & One of the earliest Traeg publications.

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        P. Virgilii Maronis opera : Emendabat et Notulis Illustrabat Gilbertus Wakefield, A.B. Complet en 2 volumes : Bucolica ( Les Bucoliques) - Georgicon ( Les Géorgiques ) - Culex ( Le Moucheron ) - Ciris - Catalecta - Copa - Moretum - Aeneidos ( L'Enéide ).

      Kearsley, Londini ( Londres ) 1796 - 2 vol In-8 636 pages Certains coins légèrement émoussés. Petits frottis aux mors et aux coupes. Dos légèrement passés uniformément. Intérieur très frais et presque sans rousseurs. Bel exemplaire. Ouvrage en latin. Reliure signée de Bozerian Jeune. Tome I : 1 feuillet blanc + 1 page de titre + 2 pages non chiffrées ( Ad lectorem ) + 274 pages chiffrées + 32 pages non chiffrées ( Notulae ) + 1 page non chiffrée ( Index auctorum in his notulis obiter explicitorum, defensorum, et emendatorum ) + 1 page non chiffrée ( Ejusdem auctoris opuscula ) + 1 feuillet blanc. Tome II : 1 feuillet blanc + 301 pages chiffrées + 23 pages non chiffrées ( In Virgilium notulae ) + 1 page non chiffrée ( Index auctorum in his notulis obiter emendatorum ) + 1 feuillet blanc. Reliures plein veau raciné brun. Dos lisses avec caissons ornés de lyres et de carquois. Encadrement doré sur les plats. Filet doré sur les coupes. Tranches marbrées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [WoO 70] Variazioni sopra il Duetto Nel cor più no mi sento, dell' Opera Molinara per il Clavicembalo o Forte Piano... Op. III

      Vienna: Giovanni Traeg [without PN]. [March 1796]. Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 1-5, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "40 Xr." Number "4" below imprint. Accidental added in pencil to final measure of variation 1.Slightly worn and soiled; partially separated at spine; small circular brown stain to blank lower area of title. . First Edition.Kinsky p. 520. Hoboken 3, 635. Hirsch IV, 438. Beethoven-Haus C WoO 70/12. Weinmann-Traeg p. 19. The opera "La Molinara" is by Giovanni Paisiello.One of the earliest Traeg publications.

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        Ansicht, "Schloß Fürstenstein bey Freyburg in Schlesien.".

      . altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. D. Berger n. Reinhardt, dat. 1796, 27 x 39,7. Daniel Berger ( 1744 - 1824, Kupferstecher in Berlin ) stach Riesengebirgsmotive nach Bildern von Carl Christoph Reinhardt ( 1733 - 1827 ). - Das Blatt ist altgerahmt. ( Goldleiste und Schrägschnittpassepartout ).

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        WoO 68] XII Variazioni Per il Clavicembalo o Piano-Forte Sul Menuetto ballato dalla Sig.a Venturini e Sig.r Chechi nel Ballo delle Nozze disturbate. Nro. 3.

      Artaria e Comp. [PN] 623 [February 1796], Vienna - First Edition, early issue. Very rare. Kinsky p. 517. Hoboken 3, 624. All other located copies of this edition have the later plate number 637. The number 623 had already been assigned to 9 Ländler by Hasselbeck; its use for the present edition was apparently erroneous.The theme of the present work is from Jakob Haibel's ballet "Le nozze disturbate."Most of the manuscript corrections to the present copy are self-explanatory and incorporated in later editions except for the pitch corrections to p. 5 and the accidental to page 10. Oblong folio. Contemporary marbled wrappers. [i] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "45 Xr."With contemporary notational corrections in brown crayon to pp. 4 (pitch), 5 (pitch), 6 (2 accidentals), 7 (2 pitches), 8 (rest; accidental), 10 (accidental), and 13 (accidental; time change). Spine reinforced with paper tape. Title leaf soiled and stained; minor soiling; old paper repairs to final leaf. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TA., Stadtschloß, "Ansicht des Königl. Schlosses, nebst dem Obelisk in Potsdam".

      . altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. ( Joh. Friedr. Nagel), 1796, 17,7 x 27,5. Nicht bei Giersberg/Schendel: Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll. - Aus der Serie: "Sammlung aller schönen und merckwürdigen Parthien in sämtlichen Preussischen Staaten für seine Majestät den König, 1788".

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        [WoO 68] XII Variazioni Per il Clavicembalo o Piano-Forte Sul Menuetto ballato dalla Sig.a Venturini e Sig.r Chechi nel Ballo delle Nozze disturbate... Nro. 3.

      Vienna Artaria e Comp. [PN] 623 [February 1796]. Oblong folio. Contemporary marbled wrappers. [i] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "45 Xr." With contemporary notational corrections in brown crayon to pp. 4 (pitch), 5 (pitch), 6 (2 accidentals), 7 (2 pitches), 8 (rest; accidental), 10 (accidental), and 13 (accidental; time change). Spine reinforced with paper tape. Title leaf soiled and stained; minor soiling; old paper repairs to final leaf.. First Edition, early issue. Very rare. Kinsky p. 517. Hoboken 3, 624. All other located copies of this edition have the later plate number 637. The number 623 had already been assigned to 9 Ländler by Hasselbeck; its use for the present edition was apparently erroneous. The theme of the present work is from Jakob Haibel's ballet "Le nozze disturbate." Most of the manuscript corrections to the present copy are self-explanatory and incorporated in later editions except for the pitch corrections to p. 5 and the accidental to page 10.

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        Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry. Adjutant General's Office 1st December 1796

      London: T Egerton, 1796. xii and 98 pages. 29 folding plates. A fine copy in later half red calf with marbled boards. First edition of Le Marchant's famous Sword Exercise complete with the excellent plates which resemble Rowlandson's drawings though those that are signed are by the otherwise unknown Cornet Carey of 16th Light Dragoons.

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        Londen die Vornehmste u. Residenz Stadt der Könige in Engelland

      ca 1796. Kupferstich, Darstellung: 29,5 x 17,5 cm. Seltene wunderschöne Ansicht von London aus 'Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon'. Oben Legende und Portrait von Konrad III. Leichte Faltspur, unter Passepartout montiert, leichte Faltspuren im Rand, insgesamt gut erhalten. Scarce decorative view of London from the magazine 'Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon' with a key and a portrait of Conrad III above. Tops of important buildings are marked on the top and explained in German language. Slightly age-toned, mounted under a mat, soft folds in white margins, in general in a good condition.

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        A Himalayan Monal (Impeyan Pheasant), Lophophorus impejanus. Male

      India, 1796. A SPLENDID EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PAINTING FROM THE CALCUTTA SCHOOL With inscription 'Phasianus impejanus Indian? 632- Illus/Emperor Pheasant, gen. lynn. sup 1200...pl. 14...No. 68' (lower center) Paper size: 25 1/2" x 18 1/8" Pen and Ink with watercolor Provenance: George Annesley, 9th Viscount Valentia (1770-1844); Stuart Cary Welch By the late 18th century, many Mughal-trained painters in India were looking to the emerging British ruling class for patronage. The products of the Calcutta School in India were often albums of flora, fauna, and other exotic sights of India, made to be taken back to Britain. Of the varied subjects, bird studies such as this depiction of a Himalayan Monal, may be deemed a classic type. Paintings of birds, animals, and flowers had been an important genre in Indian art since the time of the Mughal emperor Jahangir (1605-27), and the continuation of such subjects under British patronage was a natural extension of that established tradition, although the results were often quite different stylistically. . Book.

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        Poems on Various Subjects

      Rare in a Contemporary Binding, in an Unrestored StateCOLERIDGE, 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

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        Selling Rabbits

      Published by William Ward, London 1796 - A beautiful colour mezzotint by William Ward after his brother James's painting James Ward was one of the most noted artists of his day, his individual style and superior skill distinguished him from his contemporaries, and his outstanding work influenced the development of British art. Considered to be one of the most important animal painters of his generation, Ward also produced portraits, landscapes, genre and history paintings. He began his career as an engraver, studying under his brother William, who later went on to engrave many of his paintings. The images produced from the pairing of William and James Ward epitomize the best of English art, their fine technical skill and inspired artistic imagination combine to create enduring pictures that speak of the taste and beauty of the age. The work of James Ward is worthy of history's praise; it influenced the art of Delacroix and Géricault, and changed the face of British painting. C.R. Grundy James Ward p.72, no.108; Beckett, The Life and Work of James Ward p. 211. Colour printed mezzotint with added hand colour. In good condition with the exception of some expert repairs to plate mark.

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        The Plays of William Shakspeare [sic.]

      Complete, in Eight Volumes. I-VIII. Bellamy and Robarts 1796. Separate pagination, approx. 2800 pp. Illustrated with a few engravings in each volume. Contemporary half-calf. Owner's name in pen on the first free end-paper in all volumes. Worn at spine and at the edges of the boards. 8 vol. 21 x 13 cm.. I: The Life of Shakspeare./ As You Like It./ Tempest./ Winter's Tale. II: Merry Wives of Windsor./ Measure for Measure./ Twelfth Night./ Love's Labours Lost./ Much Ado About Nothing. III: Midsummer Night's Dream./ Comedy of Errors./ Merchant of Venice./ Taming of the Shrew./ All's Well that Ends Well. IV: Timon of Athens./ Troilus and Cressida./ Titus Andronicus./ Julius Caesar. V: Anthony and Cleopatra./ Coriolanus./ Cymbeline./ Macbeth. VI: King John./ Richard II./ Henry IV. Part I./ Henry IV. Part II./ Henry V. VII: Henry VI. Part I./ Henry VI. Part II./ Henry VI. Part III./ Richard III./ Henry VIII. VIII: King Lear./ Hamlet./ Romeo and Juliet./ Othello

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

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

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        REVOLUTION DANS LE NORD DE LA FRANCE, LE HAINAUT. 1796- 1803. Questions religieuses. Vol. 7. [Réunion factice de 24 fascicules].

      - Livre d'occasion 24 fasc. de la fin du XVIIIe siècle et du début du XIXe en 1 vol. in-8 rel. demi-veau brun de l'époque, dos à 4 nerfs orné, pièce de titre et de tomaison maroquin rouge et vert, titre, tomaison, filets, roulettes et palette dorés, pagination multiple. Rare réunion de plaquettes concernant les relations entre l'Eglise et l'Etat dans les régions belges pendant la Révolution et la Période française, particulièrement les réactions devant le célèbre "Serment de haine" du 10 mars 1796 et ses suites. Sommaire : 1. Lettre de son éminence le cardinal Caprara, légat du Saint Siège en France à son éminence le cardinal de Franckenberg et Schellendorff, archevêque, administrateur apostolique du diocèse de Malines etc. etc. ect. Sans lieu, éditeur, ni date, (10 pp., titre latin-français). - 2. Breve SS. Domini Nostri Pii PP. VII ad eminentissimum dominum cardinalem archiepiscopum mechliniensem. Sans lieu, éditeur, ni date (4 pp.). - 3. Idem. - 4. [MARQ], Coup d'oeil rapide sur les moyens et les ruses employés depuis l'origine de la Révolution jusqu'à nos jours, pour détruire la religion catholique en France. Sans lieu ni éditeur, 1803 (55 pp.). - 5. Instruction importante par demandes et réponses, suivies de pièces justificatives de la condamnation du serment de Haine à la royauté, &c. ; des réponses données à diverses questions proposées à Sa Sainteté, touchant la communication avec les Jureurs ; des Indulgences accordées au sujet de la persécution ; & du Bref de N.S.P. le pape Pie VII à S.E. le cardinal-archevêque de Malines, du 30 avril 1800. A Bruxelles, sans nom, 1800 (in-12, 32 pp.). - 6. Réponse de monseigneur le nonce de Cologne à quelques jureurs de Liège, Sans lieu, nom, ni date (in-12, 16 pp. titre français et latin). - 7. L'éditeur de la Lettre de Monsieur Hovelman, à l'auteur ou l'éditeur de trois lettres d'un homme à trois grands vicaires. Sans lieu, nom, ni date [Aix-la-Chapelle, 2 août 1800, en tête] (in-12, 9 pp. - 9. Omzend-Brief van onzen heyligsten heer Pius, door de godlyke voorzienigheyd Paus den VII to talle Catholyke bisschoppen. Vertaeld uyt het Latyn, gedrukt te Venetien, 1800. (12 pp.). - 10. Avertissement au clergé et aux fidelles catholiques de Paris. Tournay, Serré, sans date (8 pp. ). - 11. A Mr le comte de Rougrave, vicaire-général de Liège. Sans lieu, nom, ni date (in-12, 16 pp.). - 12. Déclaration des assermentés du diocèse de Liège. Sans lieu, nom, ni date (in-12, 2 pp.). - 13. Dire de Mr l'évêque de Clermont à l'Assemblée nationale, au nom des évêques députés à cette assemblée. Sans lieu, nom, ni date (in-12, 7 pp.). - 14. Breve SS. Domini Nostri Pie VII ad eminentissimum dominum cardinalem archiepiscopum Mechliniensem. Sans lieu, nom, ni date [vers 1800] (in-12, 4 pp.). - 15. Extrait d'une lettre de Mr l'évêque de Boulogne, à Mr l'évêque de Limoges ; Réflexions de Mr l'évêque de Sisteron ; note de Mr l'abbé Proyart, sur la promesse de fidelité à la nouvelle constitution. Gand, 1800. Sans lieu, nom, ni date (in-12, 8 pp.). - 16. Déclaration et rétractation de Franç. Thérèse Panisset. Evêque constitutionnel du Mont-Blanc. Sans lieu, nom, ni date [vers 1796] (24 pp.). - 17. Excract uyt den Brief met welken de volgende stukken gezonden zyn. Sans lieu, nom, ni date [vers 1796] (14 pp.). - 18. Courtes réflexions sur la communication, dans les choses saines, avec les prêtres Jureurs, ou qui ont prêté le serment de haine, &c. prescrit par la loi du 19 fructidor. Bruxelles, sans nom, 1801 (Sans lieu, nom, ni date (26 pp.). - 19. [DUVIVIER (abbé H.J.)], Seconde lettre du jurisconsulte François au ci-devant notaire des Pays-Bas, sur la question : Peut-on en conscience communiquer in divinis avec les ministres de la religion catholique qui ont prêté le serment de haine à la Royauté ? Sans lieu, ni nom, [Mons, Bocquet] 1798 ([3] ff.-16 pp. ; De Le Court, p. 866). - 20. [DUVIVIER (abbé H.J.)], Troisième lettre du jurisconsulte François au ci-devant notaire des Pays-Bas, sur les rapports des événemens [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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