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        Ferme Ornee or Rural Improvements a Series of Domestic and Ornamental Designs Suited to Parks, Plantations, Rides, Walks, Rivers, Farms Etc

      I and J Taylor at the Architectural Library, Holborn, 1796. Half Leather. Very Good. The first editon was 1795, London. Moderate to heavy wear to leather at corners and edges of boards. Bound in contemporary half leather with stamping and gilt to spine and marbled boards. Modest foxing throughout, heavier to margins but some on the plates as well. A lovely book. 38 aquatints with a 13 page explanation of the plates. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Inventory No: 033002. .

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        STAMPA ATLAS NATIONAL ET TOPOGRAPHIQUE DE LA FRANCE EN DÉPARTEMENS Astuccio con 10 carte geografiche della zona centro-est  e sud-est della Francia: DÉPARTEMENT DU GARD - DÉPARTEMENT DE BASSES ALPES  - DÉPARTEMENT DES HAUTES ALPES - DÉPARTEMENT DES BOUCHES DU RHONE - DÉPARTEMENT DE LA DROME - DÉPARTEMENT DU MONT BLANC/... DU LÉMAN - DÉPARTEMENT DU VAR - DÉPARTEMENT DE L'AINE - DÉPARTEMENT DE LA LOIRE/...DU RHÒNE - DÉPARTEMENT DE L'ISERE.

      PARIS, BUREAU DE L'ATLAS NATIONAL, CHANLAIRE-DUMEZ, AN IV DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE (1796)Astuccio coevo in cartoncino rosso con, ai piatti, carta marmorizzata sul marrone;" al centro del piatto anteriore   etichetta coeva con, all'interno di cornicetta floreale, titolo breve manoscritto ""Carte des Depar.ts de la France"". All'interno, 10 tavole fuori testo, raffiguranti altrettante carte geografiche, incise e acquerellate lungo i confini"; ogni carta misura cm 55x65 ca., ed è incollata su una bella tela color canapa, bordata di seta verde, con titolo manoscritto al verso; le singole tavole sono divise in 12 stacchi, per consentirne la piegatura. Ogni carta riporta la data di creazione del Dipartimento o Cantone. La serie completa di 85 (+ 1 carta d'insieme) carte geografiche dei vari dipartimenti istituiti da Napoleone fu di fondamentale importanza per i decenni a seguire. Esemplare  in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Maximes et réflexions morales du Duc de La Rochefoucauld.

      1796 - A Paris, de l'Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Aîné, l'an Ve. 1796. In-12, XXXII-146 pages, portrait de l'auteur en frontispice gravé par Gaucher d'après Petitot. Maroquin bleu à grain long, filets doubles sur les plats bordant roulette à décor de rinceaux et formant cadre anglé de rosace dorée, dos à faux-nerfs orné de caissons sablé avecombilic et décor iradiant, doublures de maroquin citron bordé de palmettes dorées, gardes de papier d'or, tranches dorées sur témoins [Simier]. Bel exemplaire imprimé sur papier vélin, à toutes marges, dans une éclatante reliure doublée de Simier encore émule de Bozérian. Des rousseurs. Brunet III, 846 214 g. A Paris, de l'Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Aîné, 1796. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs for the History of the War of La Vendée. in Which the Principal Events of That War Are Accurately Related, from its Origin, Until the 13th Floréal, of the Second Year of the French Republic. Translated from the French of Louis-Marie Turreau

      London : From The Printing-Office Of Baylis, Greville-Street. Printed For M. Peltier, 231, Piccadilly; And Sold At Debrett's London : From The Printing-Office Of Baylis, Greville-Street. Printed For M. Peltier, 231, Piccadilly; And Sold At Debrett's, Piccadilly; Faulder, Bond-Street; Owen, Piccadilly; And Murray And Highley, 1796. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 201, [1]p. ; 8°. Subject; Generals - France - Biography. France - History - Wars of the Vendee, 1793-1832. Uniform Title; Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la guerre de la Vendee. English. With a half-title. ESTC citation no. : T110584. Finely bound in [later] aniline calf over marble boards with a burgundy morocco gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Handbuch für Kunstliebhaber und Sammler über die vornehmsten Kupferstecher und ihre Werke. Vom Anfange dieser Kunst bis auf genwärtige Zeit. Chronologisch und in Schulen geordnet, nach der französischen Handschrift des M. Huber bearbeitet von C. C. H. Rost. 9 Bände (vollständig).

      Orell, Geßner, Füßli u. Comagnie 1796-1808, Zürich - 8vo. Zusammen ca. 3.500 S. Pp. d. Zt. m. RSchild. Gelbschnitt. Enthält biographische Artikel mit ausgewählten bekannten Werken zu jedem Stecher sowie die Monogramme der älteren Künstler, geordnet chronologisch innerhalb deutscher, italienischer, niederländischer, französischer und englischer Schule. - Einbände bestoßen, Rücken m. Fehlstellen an Rschildern. u. im Überzugspapier. Fleck am Unterschnitt, innen nur vereinzelt etw. stockfleckig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A 52 leaves, beguilingly decorated German manuscript

      Done in the Wels-Land district of Austria for a child's daily religious observance, title leaf dated 1796, verso stating for Philipp Efferdinger, further documentation provided by an attributed, laid-in typed note attesting the MS was passed down through the family of a descendent of the same name, offered untouched in the original, hand tooled, full leather over wood boards, the MS never finished but with 18 pages decorated in colors, including 5 vignettes, 5 border frames, all quite different in design and executed in red, gold and green watercolor, and 11 pages with headings done with applied color, some with extensors in gold ink, and featuring 3 elaborate, richly colored initials. MS: likely executed in Upper Austria in the Wels-Land district, for it has come down through the family of Philip Efferdinger [1826-1908] who was born in Buchkirchen. CONDITION DETAIL: Pages: untrimmed, mostly clean, occasional soiling doesn't detract, writing in pencil on endpapers and rear of title leaf, 3 pages with minimal offset from watercolors, minor worming on first 20 leaves with minute pinpricks at fore-edge tips, gentle top & bottom tip bends throughout, some creased, last leaf with an outer margin puncture. Covers: general wear and soiling, worm tracks, leather patina; lower board with top edge chips. Binding: solid with slight spine slant. Later Typed Note: excellent. COVERS: full brown leather over wood boards in a sewn binding, hand tooled with a floral design around the inner margin of the ruled panels of both covers, spine ruled with 5 plain bands, designs originally gilt. SIZE: 95 x 150 mm. CALLIGRAPHY: The 52 leaves of the manuscript were written with a quill in brown and buff inks without ruled lines and with hand done, ruled gold borders (with 1 exception, pages 99 & 100 written in gold ink with black, ruled lines). Many pages, particularly in the latter part of the manuscript were left uncolored. DECORATIONS: 18 decorated pages, 16 between leaves 1 & 15, leaves 36 & 44 with border decorations. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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        Obelisk at Alexandria commonly called Cleopatra's needle

      London: F.G. Moon. unbound. very good(+). Louis Haghe. View. Tinted lithograph with hand coloring, mounted on card, as issued. Image measures 9.75" x 13.75", sheet measures 17.25" x 23.75". Beautiful view from David Roberts' "Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia". Born in Scotland, Roberts (1796-1864) gained renown as a landscape artist from documenting his extensive travels through Spain and the Near and Middle East. His most well known work, "Views in the Holy Land...Egypt and Nubia" illustrates Roberts' trip in 1838-39. The subsequent publication was issued in 41 parts between 1842 and 1849. This magnificent set was a collaborative project between Roberts and the skilled printer Louis Haghe (1806-1885) and is recognized as one of the most important lithographic works of the 19th century. This particular print comes from the deluxe subscribers edition, which was issued without text and the illustrations mounted to evoke the original watercolors of his sketchbook. Minor aging along edges, image unaffected. Original tissue guard still attached.

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

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

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        Rustic Sympathy

      London: Published by John Jefferys, 1 January 1796. Mezzotint. Open lettered proof. 19 x 25 1/8 inches. 22 1/2 x 27 3/4 inches. A stunning impression of this rare open letter proof of Wheatley's charming picture illustrating the rural life in England. Wheatley was born and trained in London, and in 1769 was one of the first students admitted to the newly founded Royal Academy. Although he initially practiced as a landscape painter, by the mid 1770s he had become a popular painter of small-scale portraits and informal 'conversation-pieces'. From the 1780s onwards, Wheatley turned increasingly to sentimental domestic scenes that were perfectly attuned to the genteel sensibilities of the period. Today he is generally remembered for his Cries of London, which depicted street vendor such as milkmaids, and fruit sellers engaged in their trade on the street sides. This series was a great success, and inspired a myriad of different engravings and copies by celebrated artists such as Johan Zoffany and J. G. Huck. Wheatley's pretty genre paintings of rural and domestic life were a great source of inspiration for contemporary engravers who reproduced his work with industrious vigor. The popularity of these engravings greatly enhanced Wheatley's reputation, and made him one of the most celebrated painters of his day. There is nothing in modern art like the genre paintings and prints of late 18th and early 19th century Great Britain, in which "generic" types illustrate common and uncommon events of, usually, rural life. The Dutch had looked at social life in Holland but in quite a different, frequently critical, way. In the great rural, genre scenes of this period of British art there were no villains depicted, no bizarre events, no crimes or tragedies. The artists sought to evoke warm feelings, a sense of our shared humanity. Since there are not individuals shown in these genre scenes, the body language of the participants needed to be noted with precision, for the whole story is told in the postures, tensions, frowns and furtive glances. Here, a homeless young man, possibly selling a raffle ticket of some kind, stoops submissively at an appropriate distance from two sisters who listen with a mixture of fear and sympathy. Roberts, F. Wheatley, R.A. His Life and Works p.43

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        Exposition du Systeme du Monde

      Paris: Impremerie du Cercle-Social, 1796 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (199x123 mm). 314, [2]; 312, [4] pp. including half titles. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt, some browning and spotting. A fine copy. ---- <br><br> Sparrow 123; Houzeau & Lancaster 8940 - First edition of one of the most brilliant and successful popularizations of science ever composed. "In the sixth, and last, chapter of Book V, Laplace introduced a speculation on the origin of the solar system and another on the nature of the universe beyond its confines... The former speculation, which has quite generally come to be misnamed the nebulous hypothesis, was presented with the "misgivings" [défiance] that anything should arouse that is in no way the product of observation or calculation... If we were to find a phrase that would characterize what Laplace had in mind... it would not be &#39;nebular hypothesis&#39;. It would be &#39;atmospheric hypothesis&#39;. And if, further, we were to identify the context in which he raised the question at all, it would not be the evolution of history of nature. It would be the probability of cause" (DSB Suppl. I, 344). Laplace merits one of the longest articles in DSB and a 5-page section in it devoted to The System of the World was specially commissioned from Dr C.A. Whitney. A pair of errata leaves was added to very few copies, but are omitted from this copy..

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        Voyages en France, Ornés de Gravures. avec des notes par La Mésangère

      A Paris: Chez Chaignieau aîné, Devaux..., 1796 - 1798. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, 128 x 72 mms., pp. [ii], 194 [195 placement of plates, 196 blank]; [ii],226 [228 blank]; [iv], 225 [226 blank, 267 placement of plates, 278 blank]; [ii], 209 [210 blank, 211 placement of plates, 212 blank], engraved frontispiece and 9 other engraved plates (including three portraits) in volume 1, engraved frontispiece and 9 other engraved plates in volume 2, engraved portrait frontispiece and 3 other engraved plates in volume 3, and 7 engraved plates in volume 4, very attractively bound in full green morocco, gilt borders on covers, spines ornately gilt in compartments to a lyre motif, red morocco labels; slight wear to some corners, but generally a fine and very handsome set. From the BnF listing: " Recueil de voyages de divers auteurs. - Vol. 1, Voyage de Chapelle et de Bachaumont. Voyage de Languedoc et de Provence par Le Franc de Pompignan ; Vol. 2, Voyage de Fléchier en Auvergne. Voyage de Desmahis à Eponne. Voyage de Gresset à La Flèche. Voyage de Paris à Marseille par la Bourgogne et par le Bourbonnais par Bérenger. Voyage à la Grande Chartreuse ; par le P. Mandard, de l&#39;Oratoire. Voyage à La Trappe, par M. de P.***. Lettre sur l&#39;abbaye de La Trappe et sur le château d&#39;Anet, par le chevalier de Bertin ; Vol. 3, Voyage en Bourgogne. La quête du bled, ou Voyage du P. Venance,... Voyage de Paris en Limosin [sic], par La Fontaine. Voyage dans les provinces méridionales de France. Voyage à Ermenonville. Voyage au Fey, en Bourgogne ; Vol. 4, Voyage en Provence. Voyage de Chantilly. Par Damin. Voyage de Normandie, par Regnard. Voyage de Beaune, par Piron. Voyage au Havre de Grace, par C.E. Gaucher. - Titre pris aux faux-titres avec mention d&#39;éd. au verso. - Aux vol. 1 et 2, mention (absente aux vol. 3 et 4) des ill. : "Les gravures sont de Le Mire, Berthault, Gaucher, Duval". - 1ère pièce de chacun des vol. avec la marque des libraires et mention d&#39;impr. ; vol. 1 et 2 datés "an IV" [=1796], vol. 3 et 4, datés "an VI (1798)". - 2e pièce du vol. 1, "Voyage de Languedoc et de Provence. Par Le Franc de Pompignan" avec mention d&#39;impr. ( "A Paris, imprimerie de Chaignieau aîné") et vignette gr.s.c., sig. "Bertaux et Bovinet sculp." au titre. - 8 portraits (vol. 1, Chapelle, Laure, Pétrarque ; vol. 2, Fléchier, Bérenger ; vol. 3, Antoine Bertin ; vol. 4, René roi de Sicile, et Ch.-E. Gaucher gr. par lui-même). - Vol. 3 et 4, en fin de vol., 1 f. avec l&#39;ordre des gravures ; vol. 4, extr. du catal. des libraires (4 p.)" Monglond, III, col. 584-586 ; Cohen-De Ricci, 1049.

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        The State of New York Compiled from the most Authentic Information

      New York, 1796. unbound. Benjamin Tanner. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15 1/4 x 18". This graphic map of New York shows the state divided into counties and townships. The map is especially notable for its inclusion of genealogical information in the Finger Lakes region, which was just beginning to be settled. Towns and waterways are labeled, and mountains are represented pictorially. Surrounding states are named but not detailed. The map appeared in Reid&#39;s "The American Atlas," which was an accompaniment to William Winterbotham&#39;s "An Historical, Geographical, Commercial and Philosophical View of the United States." It was the second folio map of New York to appear in a commercial atlas. The map is in very good condition with some minor staining. Plate number in ink on the top. The back side contains some notes handwritten by a previous owner in 1867, not affecting the image. John Reid was a publisher based in New York City, whose seminal work was the second atlas engraved and published in the United States. For the complete atlas, also available at Argosy, see SKU #210076. This map is an elegant early depiction of New York State.

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        The State of Rhode Island from the Latest Surveys

      New York, 1796. unbound. very good(+). Benjamin Tanner. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 16 7/8" x 12 7/8". Stunning early double page map of Rhode Island divided into counties and townships. Shows towns, waterways, major routes and geographic features. Includes parts of Block Island and Fisher&#39;s Island. John Reid was a publisher based in New York City. "The American Atlas" in which this map was published, was an accompaniment to William Winterbotham&#39;s "An Historical, Geographical, Commercial and Philosophical View of the United States." Reid&#39;s seminal work was the second atlas engraved and published in the United States. This map is one of the few of Rhode Island made before 1800. Minor staining to margins, slight crease to right centerfold.

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        The History of Two Acts: Entitled, an Act for the Safety and Preservation of His Majesty&#39;s Person and Government Against Treasonable and Seditious Practices&#133; And, an Act for the More Effectually Preventing Seditious Meetings and Assemblies &#133; with an Appendix and Index, & C. to Which Are Prefixed Remarks on the State of Parties, and of Public Opinion, During the Reign of His Present Majesty

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

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        A JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM, CONTAINING THE TRAVELS OF FOURTEEN ENGLISHMEN IN 1667, TO THE HOLY LAND, AND OTHER MEMORABLE PLACES NOTED IN SCRIPTURE. : TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, MEMORABLE REMARKS UPON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN STATE OF THE JEWISH NATION. &#133;

      Hartford; Printed By J. Babcock. 1796. Later Boards. 12mo. 132 pages. 17 cm. Second (? ) edition of Singerman 0077. Continued from title page: &#147;Together with a relation of the great council of the Jews in the plains of Hungary, in 1650, to examine the Scriptures concerning Christ. - By Samuel Beert [i. E. , Brett], an English gentleman there present. : With an account of the wonderful delusion of the Jews by a false Messiah at Smyrna, 1666.&#148; R. Burton is a pseudonym of Nathaniel Crouch. First published in 1672 in London; the first edition to appear in America was a German-language version published in 1792 in Lancaster. The First American English edition was printed in Philadelphia, 1794 (Singerman 0077) ; this 1796 edition not listed in Singerman. Contains one of the earliest English language accounts of Sabbatai Zevi. Bound in quarter leather and wooden boards. Subjects: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - Palestine - Early works to 1800. Jews - History. Lost tribes of Israel. Shabbethai Tzevi, 1626-1676. Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789. Palestine - Description and travel - Early works to 1800. Jerusalem - Description and travel -- Early works to 1800. OCLC lists 29 copies for this edition. Boards worn and rubbed, endpages lightly soiled, internally, lightly foxed, very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (KH-1-25) .

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        The First of September. Evening

      London: Published by T. Simpson and Darling & Thompson, 1 September 1796. Colour printed mezzotint with added hand colour. In good condition with the exception of a skillfully repaired lower margin. Image size: 17 5/8 x 23 1/4 inches. 19 1/4 x 24 inches. A lovely colour printed impression of this charming print by Ward after the famous genre painter George Morland. A marvellous Morland depiction of English country life, outside a comfortable pub a poacher has just sold a rabbit to the tavern-keeper. He discusses the rabbit with a patron, who is resting his rifle on his ample legs, while his daughter and several dogs look on. Meanwhile, a most glorious sunset is taking place in the west. George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England&#39;s most cherished paintings. At an early age Morland displayed his artistic genius, he learned to paint at three and exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy at the mere age of ten. He was a prodigious painter, producing more than 4000 paintings during the entirety of his career, and sometimes painting two or three works in a day. His beautiful idealistic scenes were a favorite source of inspiration for contemporary engravers, and as many as 250 separate engravings were done of his paintings during his lifetime. His brother-in- law, William Ward, engraved a great number of his paintings reproducing in print his endearing paintings of English country life. Ward&#39;s engravings after Morland are some of the most beautiful prints of the period; they combine fine technical skill and inspired artistic imagination to create enduring images that speak of the taste and beauty of the age. Le Blanc IV, pp.177-8, no.122

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        Miscellaneous Works of.With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, Composed by Himself: Illustrated from his letters, with occasional notes and narrative, by John Lord Sheffield.

      Strahan, London 1796 - Frontispiece portrait, 2 vols., large 4to, bound in full mottled calf, green leather spine labels; (light foxing on a few pages, otherwise fine). London: A. Strahan, T. Cadell Jun, W. Davies, 1796. Very good (+) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF KENT WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE MEANS OF ITS IMPROVEMENT.

      For G. Nichol, 1796 - First edition. xiv + 206 + (1) pp. with a hand-coloured copper-engraved map, folding table and 2 engraved plates. On the front paste-down is the book plate of the Russell family (Dukes of Bedford) showing the crest, comprising a goat passant encircled by the motto 'Che Sara Sara', beneath a Ducal Coronet. Below are the words Woburn Abbey and the date 1873, contemporaneous with the 11th Duke. Bound in original half calf, gilt, over paper boards. A very good, clean neat copy. Boys' report was first issued two years earlier in draft form as part of the extensive series of reports drawn up for the Board of Agriculture on the conditions of farming throughout the country, designed to be returned to the Board with each farmer's comments to be edited and incorporated into this final report. Thus, this is the first definitive edition. Boys, a Kentish farmer from Betteshanger, edited and considerably enlarged the original report with the additions and comments from other farmers in the county. KENT AGRICULTURE KENT

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        Istoria della costituzione unigenitus dei filius. Traduzione dal francese di Nuzzi Innocenzo, edizione movissima corredata di annotazioni, appendice storica e documenti. Tomi I-III.

      Zempel 1794- 1796 Tomi tre due in-4° e il terzo in8° gr. (sono stati rifilati i margini. pp. LVI-350-302-227. Legature in mezza pelle coeva con carta dei piatti silografata. I vol. I-II sono in mezza pelle marrone, mentre il tezo è verde. Abrasa la carta del piatto anteriode t terzo volume. L'opera è stata ricomposta con con volumi di provenenienze diverse.

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        Memoirs for the History of the War of La Vendée. in Which the Principal Events of That War Are Accurately Related, from its Origin, Until the 13th Floréal, of the Second Year of the French Republic. Translated from the French of Louis-Marie Turreau

      London : From The Printing-Office Of Baylis, Greville-Street. Printed For M. Peltier, 231, Piccadilly; And Sold At Debrett's, Piccadilly; Faulder, Bond-Street; Owen, Piccadilly; And Murray And Highley 1796 - Physical desc. : 201, [1]p. ; 8°. Subject; Generals - France - Biography. France - History - Wars of the Vendee, 1793-1832. Uniform Title; Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la guerre de la Vendee. English. With a half-title. ESTC citation no. : T110584. Finely bound in [later] aniline calf over marble boards with a burgundy morocco gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 201 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miscellaneous Works of...With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, Composed by Himself: Illustrated from his letters, with occasional notes and narrative, by John Lord Sheffield

      London: Strahan, 1796. hardcover. very good(+). Frontispiece portrait, 2 vols., large 4to, bound in full mottled calf, green leather spine labels; (light foxing on a few pages, otherwise fine). London: A. Strahan, T. Cadell Jun, W. Davies, 1796. Very good (+)

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        STAMPA ATLAS NATIONAL ET TOPOGRAPHIQUE DE LA FRANCE EN DÉPARTEMENS Astuccio con 10 carte geografiche della zona centro-est  e sud-est della Francia: DÉPARTEMENT DU GARD - DÉPARTEMENT DE BASSES ALPES  - DÉPARTEMENT DES HAUTES ALPES - DÉPARTEMENT DES BOUCHES DU RHONE - DÉPARTEMENT DE LA DROME - DÉPARTEMENT DU MONT BLANC/... DU LÉMAN - DÉPARTEMENT DU VAR - DÉPARTEMENT DE L'AINE - DÉPARTEMENT DE LA LOIRE/...DU RHÒNE - DÉPARTEMENT DE L'ISERE.

      PARIS, BUREAU DE L'ATLAS NATIONAL, CHANLAIRE-DUMEZ, AN IV DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE (1796)Astuccio coevo in cartoncino rosso con, ai piatti, carta marmorizzata sul marrone;" al centro del piatto anteriore   etichetta coeva con, all'interno di cornicetta floreale, titolo breve manoscritto ""Carte des Depar.ts de la France"". All'interno, 10 tavole fuori testo, raffiguranti altrettante carte geografiche, incise e acquerellate lungo i confini"; ogni carta misura cm 55x65 ca., ed è incollata su una bella tela color canapa, bordata di seta verde, con titolo manoscritto al verso; le singole tavole sono divise in 12 stacchi, per consentirne la piegatura. Ogni carta riporta la data di creazione del Dipartimento o Cantone. La serie completa di 85 (+ 1 carta d'insieme) carte geografiche dei vari dipartimenti istituiti da Napoleone fu di fondamentale importanza per i decenni a seguire. Esemplare  in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        The American Atlas

      John Reid, New York 1796 - Beautiful early and rare American published atlas. Maps include North America, South America, United States, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and the West Indies. Atlas. Illustrated with 17 double uncolored maps and three single page map (fold out map of Washington is missing). Title page includes index. Folio (16 5/8" x 11"). Wear to original marble board and half leather binding. Original paper label on front cover. Overall toning and scattered foxing throughout. Inside back cover is an ink ledger from previous owner. Map of West Indies has a few red watercolor marks. New York: John Reid, 1796. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Sammelband of 150 Theological Controversies, 1770s-1880s]

      [1770s-1880s] - Highlights include: Volume I: [CHALLONER], Richard. A Roman Catholic's Reasons Why He Cannot Conform to the Protestant Religion. [London. Printed by J.P. Coghlan, 1796]. 12pp. Drophead-title. ESTC locates only the British Library copy. ESTC T14182. MILNER, Rev. John. A Serious Expostulation with the Rev. Joseph Berington, upon his theological errors concerning Miracles. London. Printed by J.P. Coghlan, 1797. [4], 137pp, [3]. With final errata leaf. Uncut, ESTC locates only 8 copies. ESTC T118489. Relation de L'Etablissement du Christianisme Dans le Royaume de Coree. A Londres, [i.e. London]. De l'Imprimerie de Ph. Le Boussonnier, 1800. [2], i-iii, [1], 37pp, [1]. Lacks half-title. ESTC records only four copies, in three locations, all of which in the UK. ESTC T105450. The Rt. Rev. Dr. Coppinger's Letter to the Right Honourable and Honourable the Dublin Society. Cork. Printed by J. Hally, 1811. 91pp, [1]. RIGBY, Rev. N. The Real Doctrine of the Catholic Church on the Scripture. To which is added an Account of the Conversions of the Duke of Brunswick. York. Printed by Cornelius Croshaw, [n.d]. [2], i-ii, [3]-80pp. SINNOT, Rev. John. A Letter to the Right Rev. Dr. Philpotts, Lord Bishop of Exeter, on Ordination in the Church of England. Wexford, Printed at 'The Independent' Office, 1840. 36pp. Uncut. WARD, Rev. W. Percival. Defence of the Jesuits; A Letter Addressed to Signor G. Lacaita, upon the Recent Expulsion of the Jesuits from Naples. Dublin, Richardson and Son. 1848. 16pp. Volume II: A Letter to the King, on the State of the Established Church of England. London, Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1808. 54pp. Presentation copy, inscribed to Palmer Esquire by the Author. [SWEDENBORG, Emanuel]. A Brief Exposition of the Doctrine of The New Church, which is meant by the New Jerusalem in the Apocalypse. London. Printed and Sold for the Society for Printing and Publishing the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg, 1818. viii, 118pp. KOHLMAN, Rev. A. A True Exposition of the Doctrine of The Catholic Church, Touching the Sacrament of Penance, with the Grounds on Which this Doctrine is Founded. Manchester. Printed and Published by J.A. Robinson, 1822. [4], i-ii, 5-88p. BADELEY, John. An Authentic Narrative of the Extraordinary Cure Performed by Prince Alexandre Hohelohe on Miss Barbara O'Connor, A Nun. London. Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823. 38pp, [2]. With half-title and final blank. A Correct and Impartial Report of the Discussion which took place at Mount Zion Chapel, Birmingham. Birmingham. Published by W. Nicholls, 1827. 112pp. MAC DONNELL, Eneas. Plain Facts, Demonstrating the Injustice and Inconsistency of Anti-Catholic Hostility. Dock. Printed by John Roach, [n.d.]. 40pp. BROWN, Revd. T.J. Substance of the Arguments adopted by the Roman Catholic Advocates in the Recent Discussion at Cheltenham on the Rule of Faith. Cheltenham. Printed for G.A. Williams, [n.d.]. 71pp, [1]. The Evidence of the Right Rev. James Doyle, D.D. Titular Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, given before the Irish Tithe Committee of the House of Commons.Abuse in Ireland. London. Printed and Published by W.E. Andrews, [n.d.], 64pp. BAGGS, Rev. C.M. A Letter Addressed to the Rev. R. Burgess B.D. Protestant Chaplain at Rome. Rome. Printed by Salviucci, 1836. 58pp, [2]. Letters of Alethphilos; Occasioned by the Late Prosecution of the Widow Woolfrey. Isle of Wight. Printed for Samuel Lelli.by R.J. Denyer, 1839. 40pp, including frontispiece. ALETHPHILOS. A Reply to the Reverend Barnabas Rodriguez Almeda. Isle of Wight. Samuel Lelli. 1840. 56pp. Vol III: The Humble Petition of the Roman Catholics of Ireland. London. Printed and Published by Keating, Brown and Co, 1805. Second Edition. 27pp, [1]. With half-title. Dr. Milner's Appeal to the Catholics of Ireland. Dublin. Printed by H. Fitzpatrick, 1809. 62pp. MILNER, Rt. Rev. J. Letters to a Roman Catholic Prelate of Ireland, In Refutation of Counsellor Charles Butler's Letter to an Irish Catholic Gentleman. Dublin

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        Ruins of Karnack

      F.G. Moon, London - Beautifully colored view of the Karnak temple complex near Luxor, from David Roberts' "Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia". Born in Scotland, Roberts (1796-1864) gained renown as a landscape artist from documenting his extensive travels through Spain and the Near and Middle East. His most well known work, "Views in the Holy Land.Egypt and Nubia" illustrates Roberts' trip in 1838-39. The subsequent publication was issued in 41 parts between 1842 and 1849. This magnificent set was a collaborative project between Roberts and the skilled printer Louis Haghe (1806-1885) and is recognized as one of the most important lithographic works of the 19th century. This particular print comes from the deluxe subscribers edition, which was issued without text and the illustrations mounted to evoke the original watercolors of his sketchbook. Minor aging along edges, very small chip to lower right corner, image unaffected. Original tissue guard still attached. View. Tinted lithograph with hand coloring, mounted on card, as issued. Image measures 13.75" x 20", sheet measures 17 3/8" x 23.75".

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

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

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        Illustrations Of Masonry. By William Preston, Past Master Of The Lodge Of Antiquity Acting By Immemorial Constitution. The Ninth Edition: WIth Considerable Additions

      London : Printed for G. and T. Wilkie, No. 57, Paternoster-Row, MDCXCVI. [1796] . 0. A very good half leather binding. 12mo. 6.75" x 4.25" x 1.25" . pp.24/pp.420 . Tan calf corners and spine over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands, original black leather title label:"Illustrations Of Masonry" and blind stamp name: "Preston". Light rubbing to all edges. Bookplate to the verso of the front board for J. M. Brown of a hand holding a closed book beneath a motto: Delectat Et Ornat" (&#39;It delights and adorns&#39;). Title-page and dedication very browned Owners name to top of title: "J. M. Brown, Kinross Oamaru 1879". Printed title page folloed by a; "Dedication to Lord Petre Past Grand Master..." by William Preston. Preface ends: "Dean-Steet, Fetter-Lane, Dec. 1, 1795." Introduction ends: " January 1st, 1788." Includes: &#39;A collection of odes, anthems, and songs&#39;. There is also a blind-stamp owners mark on the last printed leaf (p.419-p.420) for: "J. M. Brown, Kinross, Oamaru". Clear text throughout, with just an occasional brown spot and light toning to some pages. A very good example of an early printing of this popular title. Referenced by: ESTC T134166 ** William Preston 7 August 1742 - April 1, 1818. William Preston was a Scottish author, editor and lecturer, born in Edinburgh, on 7 August 1742. After attending school and college he became secretary to the linguist Thomas Ruddiman, who became his guardian on the death of his father. On the death of Thomas, Preston became a printer for Walter Ruddiman, Thomas&#39; brother. In 1760 he moved to London and started a distinguished career with the printer William Strahan. He became a Freemason, instituting a system of lectures of instruction, and publishing "Illustrations of Masonry", which ran to several editions. It was under Preston that the Lodge of Antiquity seceded from the Moderns Grand Lodge to become "The Grand Lodge of All England South of the River Trent" for ten years. He died on 1 April 1818, after a long illness, and was buried in St.Paul&#39;s Cathedral. The origins of the "Illustrations" lay in a 1772 lecture by Preston analyzing the symbolism and moral significance of the initiation ceremony and the first degree. The book was a bestseller, and, as it passed through successive editions, Preston developed his vindication of Freemasonry into a powerful piece of writing which has profoundly influenced the character of Freemasonry up to the present day. Preston describes various Masonic ceremonies, and also provides a history of Freemasonry which remains an indispensable source for English Masonic history. As Preston developed his work, it changed from a book intended primarily to help Freemasons improve their knowledge and practice of Freemasonry into one aimed at a wider public, seeking to show how Freemasonry could teach important lessons to the whole of mankind. Preston&#39;s work was published in a German translation as early as 1776, and an American edition was produced in 1804, which played a fundamental role in the development of American Freemasonry..." - See Phoenix Masonry . **** Extract from THE CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND [OTAGO & SOUTHLAND PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS] CORPORATION OF OAMARU : "HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR, MR. JOHN MARSHALL BROWN , who has been a member of the Oamaru Borough Council since 1885, was born in Kinross-shire, Scotland, in 1837. After being educated at the local parish school, he was brought up up as a wool spinner, and arrived at Port Chalmersin 1859, in the ship &#147;Mariner.&#148; Mr. Brown was for twenty years a storekeeper in Rattray Street, Dunedin, and visited his native land in 1878. Two years later, he returned to the Colony, and settled near Oamaru, where he acquired a farm. After three years Mr. Brown became the purchaser of the Star and Garter Hotel, which he conducted for twelve years. He is now in business as a cycle engineer. During his residence in Dunedin, Mr. Brown was, for six years, a member of the Dunedin City Council. As a Mason he was initiated in Lodge Otago Kilwinning, and is now attached to the Oamaru Kilwinning, N.Z.C., of which he has been secretary since 1886. He is Grand Superintendent of Otago, and Past Grand Principal in the Supreme Chapter of New Zealand. In 1870 Mr. Brown married the daughter of the late Mr. Charles Glover, of Birmingham, and his family consists of eight sons and one daughter .

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        Precedents of Proceedings in the House of Commons; With Observations.

      London: Printed for T. Payne and T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1796. - Third edition, 4 volumes, 4to., 269, 435, 488 & 459pp. with an Index to each volume at end & a half title in volume 1, neat contemporary owner's signature to front pastedown endpaper of each volume, half calf, gilt, marbled boards, spines gilt ruled & lettered direct, slightly worn, head of volume 1 chipped, otherwise very good & attractive in a contemporary binding. John Hatsell (1733-1820) was an English civil servant, Clerk of the House of Commons, and an authority on parliamentary procedure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress, Written, During the War...

      New-York, Printed and sold by Samuel Campbell, no. 124, Pearl-Street, M,DCC,XCVI [1796] Vol. 2. Two volumes: iv, [1], 6-296; [2], 311, [1] p. (signatures: A-2O; [A], B-2Q, [2R]1, ([2R]1 verso blank); 19 cm. Title continues: between the United Colonies and Great-Britain, by His Excellency George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental forces: now President of the United States. Copied, by special permission, from the original papers preserved in the office of the secretary of state, Philadelphia. Vol. I [II]. Imprint of Vol. 2: Printed and sold by James Rivington... and Samuel Campbell. Edited by John Carey (cf. Evans). Evans 31423; Bristol B9738; Shipton & Mooney 48017. Title-pages foxed; bound by HG Bindery in half leather with marbled paper over boards; very good. Stock#OB825.

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        The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated out of the Original Greek; And with the Former Translations diligently compared and Revised. By his Majesty&#39;s special Command. Appointed to be read in Churches

      Edinburgh: Printed by Mark and Charles Kerr, His Majesty&#39;s Printers, 1796. 12mo, 129 x 69 mms., pp. [522], volume 2 only of 2 volumes,with title-page for New Testament after Old Testament text from Psalms to Malachi, bound in full red morocco, ornately tooled very much in the manner of James Scott, with bird figures, Britannia, urns, rolled gilt borders, spine ornately gilt, all edges, gilt; some loss of gilt, front joint very slightly rubbed, slight wear to top and base of spine, corners a little crushed, but a good example of late 18th century Scottish binding in very good condition. It is not uncommon to find these small 12mo volumes separated from their partners, as they were often given as gifts or otherwise disposed of separately. This example is unlikely to be by James or William Scott, but it is a good imitation.

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        Istoria della costituzione unigenitus dei filius. Traduzione dal francese di Nuzzi Innocenzo, edizione movissima corredata di annotazioni, appendice storica e documenti. Tomi I-III.

      Roma, Zempel 1794- 1796 - Tomi tre due in-4° e il terzo in8° gr. (sono stati rifilati i margini. pp. LVI-350-302-227. Legature in mezza pelle coeva con carta dei piatti silografata. I vol. I-II sono in mezza pelle marrone, mentre il tezo è verde. Abrasa la carta del piatto anteriode t terzo volume. L'opera è stata ricomposta con con volumi di provenenienze diverse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MORE WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD: OR, THE WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD, DISPLAY&#39;D IN FIVE PARTS

      Salem, Ma. 1796 [i.e. 1797].. 318pp. plus [2]pp. ads. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, retaining original gilt morocco label. Titlepage and first few leaves of text heavily toned in margins, scattered foxing. Armorial bookplate of Philip Richard Fendall on front pastedown; gift inscription to Fendall on verso of title- leaf, signed "F. Parker." First American edition, after the first London edition of 1700, and not actually published before May 1797. This well- reasoned castigation of the proceedings of the courts in Massachusetts was written by Robert Calef, a Boston merchant, in response to Cotton Mather&#39;s WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD, wherein Mather set forth his account of the supposed cases of witchcraft in Massachusetts. Calef attacks Mather personally, as well as the hysteria engendered by the witch scare. The first copies of the original edition of this book to reach Boston were supposedly burned. The present copy was part of the library of Philip Richard Kendall and bears his armorial bookplate and a gift inscription to him. Fendall (1794-1867) was District Attorney of Washington, D.C. from 1841 to 1845 and from 1849 to 1853. SABIN 9926. HOWES C25. EVANS 30149.

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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

      London: T. Longman, et al., 1796. New Edition. Hardcover. Some wear to corners; mild scattered foxing to some volumes. Attractive, Near Fine set with a very handsome appearance on the shelf. 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.

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        Versuch einer vollständigen geographisch-topographischen Encyklopädie des Russischen Reichs nach alphabetischer ordnung

      Göttingen: J.C. Dieterich, 1796. Thick 8vo [20 x 12 cm], (4), cxlviii, 1000 pp., (1) folding plate of tables. Bound in contemporary half calf and speckled paper over boards, gilt paneled spine and morocco title label, corners a little worn, some toning and foxing throughout, very good.

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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: T. Longman, et al., 1796. New Edition. Hardcover. Some wear to corners; mild scattered foxing to some volumes. Attractive, Near Fine set with a very handsome appearance on the shelf. 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.

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        Le rideau levé ou l&#39;éducation de Laure

      A Cythére, [Alençon], l&#39;An V [1796]. 2 volumes in 1. 12mo (in 6s), 119 x 75 mms., pp. vi, 142; [iv], 176, including half-title for volume 2, additional engraved title-page for volume 1 following printed title-page, 6 other full-page erotic engraved plates: in volume 1 at page 33, page 96, page 102; in volume 2: engraved frontispiece, two further engraved plates at pages 87 and 104, complete with seven engraved plates, six of which would have brought a blush to the cheek of one&#39;s maiden aunt six deades ago but in the 21st century probably not, attractively bound in 19th century hard-grain morocco, boards gilt-panelled to a flower motif, gilt spine, with black morocco end-papers, panelled in gilt, with. on front paste-down, "Amour et Volonte," "ni Jamais," "Mysteres," "ni Toujours" on the four sides, starting at outer edge, of the panel, and on the rear paste-down, "Diane," "non," "Priape," "Qi."; some foxing, spotting, and occasional browning, corners worn, but a very good to fine copy. This erotic novel is variously attributed to Mirabeau and Sentilly, though the latter attribution is recent; see Saran Alexandrian: Histoire de la littèrature érotique (Paris, 1989), page 182. The work was first published in 1786, and all 18th century editions are scarce; so far as I can tell this is the last edition to be published in the 18th century. The curtain alluded to in the title is a real one, separating Laure&#39;s bedroom from that of her father, which can be raised to observe him and his mistress. It is also rather obvioulsy a metaphor or symbole for Laure&#39;s education in the pleasures of the flesh. The only copy that I found in WorldCat of this edition is at the BL, lacking one of the plates.

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        Wiert Adels. Stuurman op het Hollandsch kofschip De Bloeijende Blom, die zig van dezen bodem, na dat dezelve door de Franschen genomen, met veel bravoure meester gemaakt en den 5 Augustus te Hellevoet opgebracht heeft.

      - (Middelburg), W.A. Keel, (1796).Half-length mezzotint portrait by Charles Howard Hodges after Jacobus Perkois. Ca. 43 x 32 cm (including wide margins).* Wiert Adels was steersman for the ship De Bloeyende Blom which was bringing grain from the Baltic port of Libau. A Duinkerk privateer seized his ship but after a few days he managed to recapture his ship and to seize the chief of the privateers and to throw him overboard. Thus he succeeded to bring his ship into Hellevoetsluis in 1794. This fine engraved portrait of a brave sailor was done by the mezzotint master Hodges (1764-1837) after a drawing by Perkois (1756-1804). - Fine state.Cf. Van Someren 227; Muller 17; Van der Feltz 626.

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        El buen uso de la Lógica en materia de Religión. Obra escrita en italiano por el Conde de Muzzarelli y traducida por el Padre Fray Joseph de Conchouso, Bibliotecario del Real Convento de San Gil de Madrid

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real [y] en la Imprenta de la Viuda e Hijo de Marín, 1796-1798. Cinco volúmenes en 4to.; 4 hs., XX pp., 297 pp. + 323 pp. + 350 pp., 1 h. + 320 pp., 1 h. + 326 pp., 1 h. Encuadernación uniforme, de la época, en piel marbreada, con tejuelos. Única versión castellana, traducida por un franciscano, de la obra del jesuíta Muzzarelli, Consejero de Pío VII y fundador de la Accademia della Religione Cattolica en Roma, en la que se articula una respuesta de D'Alembert por su opúsculo sobre los «Abusos de la Crítica en materia de Religión».

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson

      London - T. Longman, B Law et al., 1796 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete set of the works of esteemed man of letters, Samuel Johnson. New edition. Containing Philological Tracts, Political Essays, Miscellaneous Essays, A Dissertation Upon Greek Comedy, General Conclusion to Brumoy&#39;s Greek Theatre, Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth, The Adventurer (34, 41, 45, 50, 53, 58, 62, 69, 84, 85, 92, 95, 99, 102, 107, 108, 111, 115, 119, 120, 126, 131, 137, 138), History of Rasselas, The Rambler (1-140), The Idler (1-103), Miscellaneous Essays, Political Tracts, A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, The Lives of the English Poets, and Letters. Complete with An Essay on His Life and Genius by Arthur Murphy. An Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. was written by Arthur Murphy and published in 1792. The work serves as a biography of Samuel Johnson and an introduction to his works included in the volume. Murphy first met Johnson during the summer of 1754. Murphy was working on the Gray&#39;s-Inn Journal and, after discovering that a French article that they wanted to print was actually a translation of Johnson&#39;s Rambler No. 190, came to Johnson to apologize for his error. The two soon became friends, and Murphy began to tell the story many times later. Complete in twelve volumes. Condition: In mottled calf bindings with gilt detailing. Externally sound, though rubbed, with some marks to the boards. 10 joints starting. Hinges strained. Some evidence of past worming to volume IX. Slight loss to the head of two spines. Internally, generally firmly bound. Remains of bookplates to front pastedowns. Pages are bright, though with some light foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Miscellaneous Works

      London: T. Caddell, 1796 - FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. Quarto. Silhouette portrait frontispiece; errata leaf in volume II. An attractive, sound copy in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, original flat spines lettered in gold and with blind stamping and gold embellishments. Some minor rubbing to spine, abrasion to front board of vol. II; text clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Karte von Australien oder Polynesien

      Nuremberg,, 1796.. Handcoloured engraved map, 465 x 655 mm. mounted, framed. A good example of Weigel & Schneider's rare map of Australia, Southeast Asia and the South Pacific (extending to Hawaii), first published in Nuremberg in 1792.This map is updated until 1796 with the inclusion of Rose Hill and Parramatta inserted between the Carmarthen Mountains and Pyramid Hill, it is the first time the River Hawkesbury is shown on a continental map (Tooley). Also shown are the tracks of Abel Tasman (1644) and Captains Cook (1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1774, 1779), Furneaux (1773) Wallis (1767), Byron (1765), Marshall (1764), Bouganville (1769) and Shortland (1788) etc. Contemporary notes in ink run along the bottom border in margin.Tooley 'Mapping of Australia', P.220.

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        THE CAMBRIAN REGISTER

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

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        The Cambrian Register (3 Volumes)

      London: E and T Williams, 1796 All in modern half green leather with green marbled boards. Title to spine in gilt on green leather label. Internally new endpapers, clean and tight, some very minimal foxing to edges of some pages, two columns per page. Articles on History, Poetry, Ancient Laws etc. A veritable mine of information! Edited by Pughe, only 3 volumes were printed 1795, 1796 and 1818. Very rare and the best copy I have seen.. Volume 1, coloured frontis & map, title page with coloured vignette, (xvi), 472 pp, [1] index, 2 coloured maps, text block uncut. Vol 2, title page with coloured vignette, [2], (iv), 575 pp, with the pedigree chart of the Morgan&#39;s of Tredegar, Machen, Llantarn &c. Vol 3, ink ownership signature of Hy Hughes Rector of Llangefni to ffep, ink notes to verso in same hand, page has been tape strengthened, ink name of George William Webster, Beaumaris 1861 to verso of coloured frontis, titlepage has B&W vignette, [4], (vi), 552pp, text block edges uncut, pull out chart of Milford Haven.(Allibone 1702. Graesse 24)Pughe, William Owen [pseud. Idrison] (1759&ndash;1835), antiquary and lexicographer, was born William Owen, was the editor of the Cambrian Register, a periodical devoted to Welsh history and literature, of which three volumes appeared, in 1795, 1799, and 1818. See ODNB for a full Bio.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        D. Franz Emanuel Foderé über den Kropf und den Cretinismus. Für Aerzte und Philosophen. Aus dem französischen von D. H. W. Lindemann.

      Berlin, Himburg, 1796. - 1. Auflage. 20 x 13 cm. 268 S. 1000 g. Original brauner Halbledereinband / half leather. No jacket. Beide Kapitale mit Lederverlust. Außengelenke stark berieben und teilweise geöffnet. Innen vorderes Gelenk gebrochen. Buchblock an sich sowie das Papier durchweg gut erhalten. Schöner grüner Ganzfarbschnitt. GF. (MGT). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        Brooke&#39;s General Gazetteer Abridged. Containing a Geographical Description of the Countries, Cities, Towns, Ports, Seas, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Capes, & C, in the Known World With Their Longitude and Latitude, Bearings and Distances from Remarkable Places an the Events by Which They Have Been Distinguished

      London; Printed For B. Law, C, Dilly Et Ali. , 1796. 9th Edition. Complete with the (scarce) 6 (folding) maps. The World (Placed before the title) and Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and South America (all placed before their respective descriptions). Very good copy in the original full anilne calf. Red morocco gilt-blocked title label, gilt-cross-bands. Panele edges somewhat rubbed and dust-dulled as with age. Gutters and hinges fine. An uncommonly good copy. Scans on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Entrance to the Temple of Amun, Thebes

      This superb tinted lithograph with hand-coloring is from David Roberts breathtaking book "The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, Nubia". Overall this prints measures 24" x 17".David Roberts (1796-1864) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and at the age of ten began an apprenticeship under house painter and decorator, Gavin Beugo. From there he went on to theater stage painting throughout the United Kingdom and then devoted himself to becoming an artist. In August 1838, Roberts traveled to Egypt with a plan to produce drawings to be later turned into paintings and lithographs. He was one of the first to have been granted the privilege of freely roaming and entering many sacred areas from the extremity of Nubia to the Mediterranean, and his images were therefore the first exposure that Europeans had to such splendid, distant places. His work is meticulously precise and yet splendidly evocative, with a skillful and rigid adherence to the truth of costume, detail and effect. Roberts set off on his great and hazardous expedition in August, 1838. In the next eleven months, he visited cities and sites throughout Egypt, Syria, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and other Near Eastern countries. The result of Roberts's voyage was the three-volume, color-plate book ?The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia?. When it was published in England several years after his journey, Roberts's ?The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia? drew extraordinary acclaim. His ambitious project gave views of spectacular landscapes and ancient man-made wonders that viewers had never glimpsed, but Roberts did not confine his renderings to architecture and natural terrain alone. Roberts gave equal attention to the costumes and lifestyles of the Near Eastern peoples. In this way these images both instructed and delighted their viewers with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Because of the unparalleled significance of his groundbreaking work, he was honored with the prestigious award of election to the Royal Academy. We will not be knowingly undersold on this work of art. Overall this print is in very good condition with sokme light foxing/staining and a few tears to margins.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        A Mathematical And Philosophical Dictionary: 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, etc

      London: J. Johnson, 1796, 1795. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. marbled boards rebacked, brown calf with black leather spine labels lettered in gilt. 2 vols. Very good/Near fine./No Dust Jacket. 650, 756 pages. 27 x 23 cm. Thirty-seven copper engraved plates, and a host of diagrams and tables in the text. Volume I, 1796 probably a later issue -- copies noting 1795 and 1796 on title page are found. In 1773 he was appointed professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolich, and in the following year he was elected fellow of the royal Society of London and reported on Nevil Makelyne&#39;s determination of the mean density and mass of the earth from measurements taken in 1774-1776 at Schiehallion in Pertshire. "A most useful work for biographical information and for showing the state of science about 1800 is Charles Huttons&#39;s "Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary." [see: KNIGHT p.76]. This work is considered a valuable contribution to scientific biography. GENTLEMAN&#39;S MAGAZINE, March 1823 noted, "It has supplied all subsequent works of that description, and even the most voluminous Cyclopedias, with valuable materials, both in the sciences and in scientific biography." Two leaves of tables repaired with archival tape, endpapers foxed, text mildly toned, overall, a crisp, clean set.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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