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        THE AMERICAN SENATOR OR A COPIOUS & IMPARTIAL REPORT OF THE DEBATES IN THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: INCLUDING TREATIES, ADDRESSES, PROCLAMATIONS WHICH OCCUR DURING THE PRESENT SESSION, BEING THE SECOND OF THE FOURTH CONGRESS

      Philadelphia: William W Woodward, Printed for the Editor. Very Good. 1797. First Edition. Hardcover. Full leather with gilt title on spine. Complete volume #3. (4) 367p - 787 (13). Index to volume third and Subcribers' Names at rear of text. A few small ink marks on pages 684 & 685. Rubbed spine ends with slight loss. Some age toned pages. Text interior is tight and intact. USiana; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 420 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Die Hugenotten (Les Huguenots). Grosse Oper in fünf Aufzügen von E. Scribe mit deutscher Übersetzung von J. F. Castelli. Vollständiger Klavierauszug nach der Originalpartitur von Ch. Schwencke. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 5720] (1837). 4°. 2 Bll., 211 S.; 2 Bll., (212-) 466 S., mit 2 lithogr. Titeln, lithogr. Porträt d. Komponisten u. gest. Noten, Goldschnitt, reich blind- u. goldgepr. Kalbsldrbd. d. Zt. mit Rücken- u. Stehkantenvergoldung.

      - Piper IV, 140 - MGG XII, 404 (Schwencke).- Erste deutsche Ausgabe des Klavierauszuges in der Bearbeitung von Karl Schwencke (1797-1870). Mit Text in deutscher u. französischer Sprache.- Gebunden in einem gewidmeten Prachteinband für Aline von Platen, datiert 1840.- Etw. gebräunt, Buchblock etw. gelockert, Ebd. etw. berieben, Rückengelenk tls. etw. aufgeplatzt.# First German edition of the piano score in a splendid binding for Aline v. Platen.- Slightly browned. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Dein alter Bibia").

      M[ainz], 12. Oktober [wohl 1797].. 1 S. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An seine Frau Margarethe Elisabeth, geb. Grunelius, in Frankfurt a. M.: "[...] Vielleicht komme ich doch folgende Woche wenn ich Gelegenheit finde. Ich kann dir nicht sagen wie mir das Herz vor Freude zu pochen anfing, als ich die Stelle deines Briefs vom kleinen Lieben Bibia las, u. wieder las, u. wieder las u. mich nicht dran satt lesen konnte; ich hab den Buben gar zu lieb. Hofentlich ist er doch recht artig. Gut ist er denn er ist ja von Dir. Du hast ihn doch der Großmama - u. dem Herrn Gevatter gebracht? [...] Wenn ich an Suzette denke ist mirs immer als gehörte sie nicht auf diese Welt, als hätte sie sich aus einer andern Sphäre verirrt, u. so ist mir's auch oft mit Dir, folglich finde ich Grund warum ihr harmonirt [...] Harnier's Meynung [d. i. der preußische, später hessen-darmstädtische Diplomat Heinrich Wilhelm Karl von H., 1767-1823] ist auch die meinige. Vielleicht gehe ich nach Aschaffenb[urg] um zu negotiiren. Wie siehts aber mit Frankfurt aus? Anatomie ist doch beschwerlicher als Praxis [...]". - Soemmering hatte Mainz 1795 verlassen und in Frankfurt eine Praxis eröffnet; 1797 war er für kurze Zeit auf seinen Mainzer Lehrstuhl zurückgekehrt. Sein Sohn Detmar Wilhelm war 1793, Tochter Susanna 1796 geboren worden. - Mit kleineren Randläsuren und kl. Ausriß durch Siegelbruch (keine Textberührung).

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        LIBERTÉ. EGALITÉ. RÉPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, UNE & INDIVISIBLE. PROCLAMATION. Anne-Joseph-Hyppolite Malartic. [caption title].

      Port Nord-Ouest: Chez F.N. Bolle, [1797]. - 4pp. Single folded sheet. Contemporary manuscript notation at head of first page. Top corner torn away slightly, small dampstain to fore edge. Very good. Early imprint from the colonial press at the French colony of Mauritius, also known as the Ile de France. The text deals with the defense of the island, presumably against potential English invasion. The British did contemplate an invasion in 1797 but concluded it would be too difficult and abandoned the idea. Much of the text is devoted to citing the French defense of Quebec in the French and Indian War as an heroic example, making this a most unusual piece of Canadiana. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Printing began on Mauritius in 1768. During the French period, until 1810, only about 400 imprints were produced, mostly in the form of official documents and newspapers, though there are also almanacs and a few other items. All are quite rare. No copies located in OCLC; Toussaint locates copies at the Mauritius Archives, Archives Nationales in Paris, and the British Library. TOUSSAINT A270.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        A History of Inventions and Discoveries. Translated from the German by William Johnston.

      London: J. Bell 1797 - Three volumes. First English translation. Contemporary full speckled calf, spines with gilt rules, gilt lettered red title labels and dark green oval number labels, the later armorial bookplate of the Cobbold family of Ipswich to the front pastedowns of volumes II and III, all three volumes with an inscription stating that the books were purchased in Sotheby's in 1972. A most attractive set. Johann Beckmann taught and wrote widely on the subjects of natural history and science, he was famously attributed with the coining of the term "technology". This is his most notable work, an almost encyclopaedic collection of articles on various trades, natural products and inventions covering an extensive list of subjects to include everything from the "chemical names of metals" to tulips. The first English translation appeared before Beckmann had completed the fourth and final volume, the first English edition of which appeared 17 years later.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        The Guardian Two Volumes

      London; Published By T. Gillet For Messers. Longman, Law, Johnson, Nichols & C., 1797, Hardback, Complete (all published) editionFinely bound in modern gilt-bordered aniline calf over marble boards; green morocco title lables. Very impressively finished - a superb set. Scans on request. ; 0 pages; Complete (all published) edition containing numbers 1 - 176. Engraved title vignettes to both. Alexander Pope - Lady Montagu &c. The text is particulary well-preserved; copies in such positive condition are scarce

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        TA., Brückenkopf, "Evacuation de la tete de pont d'Huningue par les troupes Francoises .... ".

      . altkol. Kupferstich v. Chr. de Mechel n. (J.V.G. Juillerat), 1797, 22,7 x 36,2. Herrliches Blatt in einem dezenten Altkolorit und mit dem Charme eines minimal fleckigem, unrestaurierten Battes auf festerem Büttenpapier ( WZ Honig & ..). Mit breit eingefärbtem Rand, zwei getuschten schwarzen Einfassungslinien und farbfrisch. - Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Munster Abbey, A Romance: interspersed with Reflections on Virtue and Morality

      three volumes, contemporary-style half-leather over marbled boards, raised bands, decorated in gilt, leather labels, vignette decorations, list of subscribers volume I, ink number at head of titlepages, leaves lightly tanned at edges, occasional loss of a leaf corner without affecting text, a handsome set. the author's only publication, completed by his widow; first edition; 195, 200 and 195 pages - for W Creech, Cross & S Cheyne; Hookam & Carpentar and Vernor & Hood 1797

      [Bookseller: Tiger books]
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        THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN NORTH AMERICA, FROM THE ORIGINAL INSTITUTION AND SETTLEMENT OF THAT PROVINCE, UNDER THE FIRST PROPRIETOR AND GOVERNOR WILLIAM PENN, IN 1681, TILL AFTER THE YEAR 1742.

      Philadelphia: Zachariah Poulson, -98. 1797 - Two volumes. 508; 373,[1],146pp. plus portrait frontispiece in first volume and folding map in second volume. Modern paper boards, paper labels. An occasional touch of light foxing. Very good. "A learned and valuable work.The appendix contains several important documents and reprints, among which may be mentioned: 'Certain Conditions, or concessions, agreed upon by William Penn,' 'The Frame of the Government of the Province of Pensilvania, 1682, 1683, 1696,' 'The Charter of the City of Philadelphia, 1701,' 'Journals of Christian Frederick Post, from Philadelphia to the Ohio, 1758-59,' etc. The author was a native of Yorkshire, England, who settled in Philadelphia in 1759, where he resided till his death in 1813. For many years he was teacher in a school attended chiefly by members of the Society of Friends" - Sabin. The frontispiece portrait is of William Penn, and the map shows Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. EVANS 32729, 34421. HOWES P639, "aa." SABIN 66223. NAIP w020454.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Federal Arithmetic; or, A Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of That Science, Adapted to the Currency of the United States for the Use of Schools and Private Persons

      Published by the Author, Exeter, 1797, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionSize: 16mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Printed by Henry Ranlet for the author, full leather over wooden boards, 128 pages. Leather is moderately worn/scratched, bumped at corners with a little leather loss, front board has a few short cracks where it meets the spine but still firmly attached, short crack at head of spine back cover, two white spots front cover, pages toned, previous owner has written his name and a verse which seems to read: "My book and heart shall never part from my mind", another previous owner signed his name neatly in ink on page facing title page. Binding is sound. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Reference. Inventory No: 010155.

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        De l'araneologie ou sur la decouverte du rapport constant entre l'apparition ou la disparition, le tribunal ou le repos le plus ou le moins d'etendue des toiles et des fils d'attaches des Araignees, des differentes especes et les variations atmospheriques du beau temps et de la pluie, du sec a l'humide mais principalement du chaud au froid et de la gelee a glace au veritable degel.

      . Paris, J. Fuchs, 1797. 8vo. 1 l., 164 pp. Contemporary half calf with gilt spine and marbled edges.* A fine copy of this so-called "nouvelle edition" published under the title "De l'Araneologie" and generaly considered the first edition of this curious work of Denis-Bernard Quatremere-Disjonval (1754-1830), a notorious French chemist. He was banished from Paris by Napoleon; he was a member of the French Academy of Science, but was expelled after going bankrupt; he went to Holland, but was imprisoned at Utrecht for his bizarre ideas. In this period he learned to predict the weather by studying spiders and their webs and predicted cold weather within 12 days when Utrecht was besieged by the French in the winter of 1795. The prediction was smuggled from the prison to the French general, who then decided to wait until the waters froze and when they did, marched on the ice with his troops and captured the city. He then released the "araneologist" and soon captured all of Holland. Added in the rear: P. de Gembloux: Idiomologie des animaux ou recherches historiques, anatomiques, physiologiques, philologiques et glossologiques sur la language des betes. Paris, Tour de Babel, 1844.156 pp. Bonnet, p. 532; Cat. BM(NH) p. 1627 (for the German edition). Not in Hagen, not in Horn-Schenkling..

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        ENQUIRER

      1797 - GODWIN, William. THE ENQUIRER. Reflections on education, manners, and literature. In a series of essays. London: G. G. and J. Robinson, 1797. First edition. Octavo. xii,481 pp., + [1] errata. Contemporary calf, morocco label at spine. Ink ownership at front pastedown. Text is clean despite occasional, light soiling in margins and faint dampstaining at the bottom edge of the last few leaves. The binding is solid but quite worn looking; it is scuffed all over and rubbed at joints, with corners bumped, upper joint starting, and shallow loss at crown. Nonetheless, it is a very good copy overall. As the title indicates, this volume is a collection of essays, written in a discursive and conversational tone, covering a variety of topics: "Awakening the Mind," "Early Taste for Reading," "Riches and Poverty," "Difference in Opinion," etc.

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        L'Indri. Sonnerat. Indri Niger. Lacepede.

      Paris. 1797-1800. - Color intaglio print with added handcolor, image approximately 14 1/2 x 9 inches on sheet size 20 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Light scattered foxing, faint toning to edges; otherwise very good condition. An exquisitely detailed image of a lemur. Marked at top right Plate 1, from Histoire Naturelle des Singes et des Makis by Jean Baptiste Audebert, published between 1797-1800. This was Audebert's first individually issued publication, and he lavished attention on the plates which were printed with a color printing method he apparently devised, incorporating stipple engraving. S. Peter Dance notes in "The Art of Natural History" that "zoological art in France [had at this time] an overall uniformity and distinction that was not equalled elsewhere."

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        Le Loris Grele. Geoffroy. Loris Gracilis.

      Paris. 1797-1800. - Color intaglio print with added handcolor, image approximately 14 1/2 x 9 inches on sheet size 20 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Light scattered foxing, faint toning to edges; otherwise very good condition. An exquisitely detailed image of a lemur. Plate 2 from Histoire Naturelle des Singes et des Makis by Jean Baptiste Audebert, published between 1797-1800. This was Audebert's first individually issued publication, and he lavished attention on the plates which were printed with a color printing method he apparently devised, incorporating stipple engraving. S. Peter Dance notes in "The Art of Natural History" that "zoological art in France [had at this time] an overall uniformity and distinction that was not equalled elsewhere."

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        Le Galeopitheque roux. Galeopithecus Rufus.

      Paris. 1797-1800. - Color intaglio engraving with added handcolor, image approximately 14 1/2 x 9 inches on sheet size 20 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Light scattered foxing, faint toning to edges; otherwise very good condition. An exquisitely detailed image of a flying lemur. Marked at top right from Histoire Naturelle des Singes et des Makis by Jean Baptiste Audebert, published between 1797-1800. This was Audebert's first individually issued publication, and he lavished attention on the plates which were printed with a color printing method he apparently devised, incorporating stipple engraving. S. Peter Dance notes in "The Art of Natural History" that "zoological art in France [had at this time] an overall uniformity and distinction that was not equalled elsewhere."

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        Relation du Passage du Rhin Effectué le premier Floréal an V, entre Kilstett et Diersheim, par l'armée de Rhin-Moselle, sous le commandement du général Moreau . . par l'auteur du Mémoire militaire sur Kehl

      Strasbourg: Chez Franç.-George Levrault . et a Paris : chez Fuchs, libraire . , 1797, 1797 - Rare account of the critical retreat of the French troops back across the Rhine, under Moreau in 1796, with an exquisitely handcolored map. OCLC locates only one copy in the United States (Newberry). First separate printing, in the same year as its appearance in Mémoire Militaire sur Kehl (FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARS) First separate edition. 8vo. Hand-colored folding engraved map, "Carte du Cours du Rhin, près de Diersheim" [6], 72 pp. Modern blue cloth, red leather vertical spine label. Small perforation through half-title with no loss, some minor scattered foxing, otherwise a fine copy. OCLC: 42008723 (one copy in the US: Newberry) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The parable of the ten virgins, opened and applied : Being the substance of divers sermons, on Matthew XXV. I,-14. Wherein the difference between the sincere Christian and the most refined hypocrite, the nature and characters . . . [2 volumes in 1]

      Falkirk : Printed by T. Johnston, for R. Johnston, the publisher, 1797, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in the original full aniline calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically rebacked with a matching leather spine. Gilt-blocked titles and bands to spine. Very impressively finished. Scattered foxing to title page and prelims. Slight dulling and dust-toning elsewhere as with age. Previous owner's signature to title page. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages; Physical description: 2v. in 1: (496, 344p) ; 20cm. Subjects: Congregational Church -- Sermons. Ten virgins (parable) -- Sermons. Sermons, American -- Early works to 1800. Added title page for vol. 2 bears the imprint: printed and sold by T. Johnston.

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        Voyage En Angleterre.En Ecosse Et Aux Iles Hebrides;Ayant Pour Objet Les Sciences,Les Arts,L'Histoire Naturelle Et Les Moeurs;Avec La Description Mineralique Du Pays De Newcastle,Des Montagnes Du Derbyshire,Des Environs D'Edinburgh,De Glasgow

      Paris,H.J.Jansen 1797First Edition, 1797t/p continues.."De Perth, De S.-Andrews, Du duche D'Inverary et De les grotte De Fingal" Two volumes in contemporary full calf with gilt compartments & lettering pieces, original marbled endpapers, joints rubbed & weak but holding. 8vo 430+errata & 434 ditto seven folding copper engraved plates as called for, including Scottish household interior two of Fingals Cave, [One Shown] Volcanic Basalt formation, etc.[Faujas was the first geologist to recognize the volcanic nature of the basaltic columns of Fingal's Cave, on Staffa] Vol one contains annecdotes about Sir Joseph Banks & Dr John Whitehurst.The Hunter Society copy, with their neat stamp to the half title but no other markings

      [Bookseller: John L Capes [Books Maps & Prints]]
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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New with notes.

      Printed for Scatcherd & Whitaker. No. 12 Ave Maria Lane., London - 'Edwards of Halifax' Holy Bible. Fine copy in Edwards ' Classic Vellum Binding ' Blue wash and Gilt Decoration. 12 cm x7.5 cm.x 3.5 cm. Complete with the Rare Original soft green gilt leather slip case, pink lined good condition but with one edge of the soft leather split. Contemporary name and date of 1797 to the free endpaper. Charming Collectible Fine Copy. Ca. 1797.

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote De La Mancha, Compuesto Por Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra - [Complete in Five Volumes]

      Madrid, J. De Sancha, 1797-98, 0, Hardback, Nueva edFinely and uniformly bound in modern, cross gilt-bordered and black morocco-labelled aniline calf over marble boards. Internally the text is bright and clean with only very occasional foxing and pencil marginalia. Scans on request. ; 0 pages; Fronts. (v.1, 4) plates. 21 cm. Nueva ed. , corr. Denuevo, con nuevas notas, con nuevas estampas, con nuevo analisis, y con la vida de el autor nuevamente aumentada, por d. Juan Antonio Pellicer. Not as celebrated as the Ibarra but has become almost as scarce particularly in such positive condition.

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        Autograph letter signed ("DChodowiecki").

      Berlin, 1. III. 1797. - 8vo. 1¾ pp. on double leaf. With autogr. address. To the writer Wilhelm Gottlob Becker (1753-1813) at Dresden, on behalf of one Mr. Wetzel, and on sending some engravings. - Small cut-out section on fol. 2 (not touching text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Flying lemur, an original watercolour sketch for a published print

      Original pencil, bodycolour and watecolour by Audebert, on laid paper. Fine condition. Sheet size: 22 x 14 1/2 inches. A very fine original watercolour by Audebert: an original of an image that was published in his first great natural history book 'Histoire Naturelle des Singes' (Paris: 1797-1800). Although the present drawing is unsigned, it is clearly by Audebert. This fine watercolour gives some insight into the working methods of one of the most highly respected pioneers of a golden era in natural history publications in France. Audebert, a painter by training, was born at Rochefort. His interest in natural history was stimulated by a commission to help with the preparation of the plates for G. A. Olivier's work on Coleoptera. This drawing is an original for Audebert's Histoire Naturelle des Singes , the only publication of his own work to be completed during his life-time, which was published in ten parts between 1797 and 1800. He died in 1800, in Paris, leaving notes and drawings for a number of other works which were published after his death.

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        LIBERTÉ. EGALITÉ. RÉPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, UNE & INDIVISIBLE. PROCLAMATION. Anne-Joseph-Hyppolite Malartic... [caption title]

      Port Nord-Ouest: Chez F.N. Bolle, [1797].. 4pp. Single folded sheet. Contemporary manuscript notation at head of first page. Top corner torn away slightly, small dampstain to fore edge. Very good. Early imprint from the colonial press at the French colony of Mauritius, also known as the Ile de France. The text deals with the defense of the island, presumably against potential English invasion. The British did contemplate an invasion in 1797 but concluded it would be too difficult and abandoned the idea. Much of the text is devoted to citing the French defense of Quebec in the French and Indian War as an heroic example, making this a most unusual piece of Canadiana. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. Printing began on Mauritius in 1768. During the French period, until 1810, only about 400 imprints were produced, mostly in the form of official documents and newspapers, though there are also almanacs and a few other items. All are quite rare. No copies located in OCLC; Toussaint locates copies at the Mauritius Archives, Archives Nationales in Paris, and the British Library. TOUSSAINT A270.

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        Natursystem der ungeflügelten Insekten.

      Berlin, G.A. Lange, 1797-1800. 4 parts (bound in one). 4to (275 x 215mm). pp. viii, 88; pp. iv, 26; pp. (2), 30; pp. (4), 86, with 23 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards, red gilt lettered label on spine (head of spine a bit worn). A very scarce work with excellent plates intended according to the introduction as a kind of supplement to Herbst's equally rare work 'Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse'. The four parts have the following subtitles: I. Naturgeschichte der Insekten-Gattungen Solpuga und Phalangium; II. Naturgeschichte der Insecten-Gattung Opilio; III. Fortsetzung der Naturgeschichte der Insectengattung Opilio; IV. Naturgeschichte der Skorpionen. The first part is written by Lichtenstein and Herbst, the following parts are by Herbst alone. "In the meanwhile W. Herbst, a German entomologist, had given fuller treatment to the 'Afterspinnen', or near-spiders, and in Volume III (1799) of his 'Natursystem der ungeflügelten Insekten', ... he described twenty-eight species, illustrated by unusually clear figures. Herbst discarded the old name Phalangium, on the insufficient grounds that it had been used by the ancient writers as a name for true spiders, and replaced it by Opilio, of which genus he is thus the author" (Savory p. 56). Johann Friederich Wilhelm Herbst (1743-1807) was a German naturalist, theologian and a chaplain for the Prussian army. //Nissen ZBI, 1895; Junk Rara, 10.

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        Documenta e variis Veteris Testamenti ex Evangelio Item petita, Modulis Rythmicis quo jucundius cantu, si lubet, animis influant. Laborata studio & opera Caroli van Beughem, Canonici. Subjungitur ejusdem, Adolescenti ad virtutem aspiranti imica cohortatio. Opus omnibus Fidelibus ac Parentibus Institutoribus ac juventuti comprimis utile.

      Mechelen, Pierre Joseph Hanicq 1797. 292 p. Contemporary half Leather, oblong (Vrij zeldzaam en op de Bijbel betrekking hebbend werk bevattende: Zedelessen uit verscheyde Historien van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, speciaal voor de jeugd in 558 versen in 3 kolommen naast elkaar, in het Latijn, Frans en Nederlands. Right corner lower side of the titlepage is teared off, no text missing).

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        LIBRERÍA DE ESCRIBANOS, E INSTRUCCIÓN JURIDICA THEORICO PRACTICA DE PRINCIPIANTES. Testamentos y Contratos. Cinco Juicios de inventario, y partición de bienes de difunto, ordinario, executivo, y de concurso, y prelación de acreedores

      - Madrid, Imp. Hijo de Marín, 1797, 7 tomos en 4º piel, 16 h.+432, 482, 586, 20 h.+448, 643, 700 y 446 págs. (3 tomos afectados de antigua humedad en el margen exterior, con debilitamiento del papel, sin llegar al texto, en tres tomos)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        Epitome Entomologiae Fabricianae sive nomenclator entomologicus emendatus sistens Fabriciani systematis cum Linneano comparationem adiectis characteribus ordinum et generum speciebus novis aliorum entomologorum insectorum habitationibus nominibus Germanorum Francogallorum Anglorum cum indicibus et Bibliotheca Fabriciana.

      Lipsiae, G. Feind, 1797. 8vo (205 x112mm). pp. xvi, 224. Contemporary boards, spine with black and brown gilt lettered labels. Hagen in his 'Bibliotheca Entomologica' page 221 mentions Bergsträsser as the possible author. The BM (Nat. Hist.) online catalogue mentions for the 2nd edition of 1810 that Borkhausen was a contributor. The second edition is identical to the first apart from the title-page.//B.M.C. (Nat. Hist.) II, 553.

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        Traité Complet d'Anatomie, Ou Description De Toutes Les Parties Du Corps Humain (4 volumes)

      Chez l'Auteur et Chez Migneret, Paris 1797 - Complet en 4 tomes édités de 1797 à 1805; les 3 premiers tomes sont en reliure uniforme, le quatrième volume est en reliure légèrement différente au niveau du dos et de taille légèrement inférieure. Belle reliure d'époque en demi veau blond à coins, plats marbrés roses, dos lisse orné de fleurons dorés, pièces de titres en maroquin rouge, tranches mouchetées. Tome 1: édition An 5 - 1797, titre, xl p, 456 p. Tome 2: édition An 6 - 1797, titre, 500p, dernière page de table consolidée dans la marge. Tome 3: édition An VII, titre, 455 p. Tome 4: édition An XIII - 1805, titre, 672 p, 4 p. tranches jaunes et gardes différentes de celles des précédents volumes. En l'An XII-1803, Napoléon nomma Boyer son premier médecin.

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        Trois Mémoires sur Les Affaires de France., Écrits dans les Années 1791, 1792 et 1793. Traduits de L Anglois du Très-Hon. Edmund Burke.

      A Londres, De L Imprimerie De T. Baylis., 1797 - [1] Bl., XXVII, 4, 92, 35 S. [1] Bl., 99 S., [5] Bl. ESTC N54161; Sehr seltene Französische Erstausgabe (wohl parallel zur Erstausgabe "Three memorials on French affairs" ebd., ebd.) von Edmund Burkes (1729-1797) - "dem ersten Kritiker der Französischen Revolution" (Ziegenfuß I, 160) - zweitem großem Werk über die Französische Revolution in sehr wohlerhaltenem Einband. Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 750 8°, dekorativer Halbdlederband der Zeit mit goldgprägtem farbigen Titelrückenschild und goldgeprägter Verzierung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        HISTORIA DE LA REBELION Y CASTIGO DE LOS MORISCOS DEL REYNO DE GRANADA.

      Sancha, Madrid 1797 - 2 vols. 4º. 518p = 503p (faltan port. y preliminares en los 2 vols, XXVIp y Xp). Plena piel, lomo con ruedas y florones dorados y tejuelo, cortes pintados. - Palau 152436 cita un plano de la ciudad de Granada, que falta en este ejemplar. La primera edición es de 1600. El autor participó en la guerra de las Alpujarras en calidad de comisario y proveedor del ejército real. 1797

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        Poems by S. T. Coleridge, Second Edition. To Which Are Now Added Poems by Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd

      N. Biggs, for J. Cottle, Bristol, and Messrs. Robinson.. Hardcover. London, 1797. Contemporary polished calf, 12mo, 278 pp. First thus. An attractive copy of this scarce work in a contemporary binding with excellent contents. Gilt inlays to borders of boards, morocco spine label (reading "Poems"), spine ruled in gilt. Head of spine chipped, closed tears to spine at portions of outer hinges. Front hinge weakened but intact. A reback could easily solve all flaws at spine but we have left it in its original state. Contents are excellent, free of foxing, with a faded contemporary ownership signature on preliminary page. An attractive original example of an important edition with the contents in excellent condition. Wise 11. Tinker 679. Haney 8. ESTC N11843 . Very Good. 1797. First Edition.

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        The Fables of John Dryden, Ornamented with Engravings from the Pencil of the Right Hon. Lady Diana Beauclerc

      London: T. Bensley, for J. Edwards, 1797. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Beauclerc, Lady Diana; Bartolozzi, Engraver. Folio - over 12. Book. With bookplate of Princess Sophie, who was a daughter of King George III, and second plate of hers in slightly different style in back. Contemporary calf boards, more modern calf spine rebacking with original red title label attached thereto. xviii + 241 pp., 9 full page plates, some engraved by Bartolozzi, and also head and tail vignettes. Text pages very clean, except for offsetting, which is considerable in pages facing full page plates. Some plates are foxed in margins. A few tissue guards survive. All edges gilt. Some shelfwear to edges and corners of leather, with leather chipped or rubbed in corners. Overall, attractive volume and VG.

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        Analytische Mechanik. Aus Dem Französischen mit einigen Anmerkungen und erläuternden Zusätzen von Fiedrich Wilhelm August Murhard.,

      Göttingen, Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1797 - 4°, XX, 573 (1) Seiten, betitelter OPbd. der Zeit - Einbandkanten leicht best. sonst sehr guter Zustand - Seltene Originalausgabe von 1797 ! b77902 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGES PHYSIQUES DANS LES PYRÉNÉES, en 1788 et 1789. Histoire naturelle d'une partie de ces montagnes ; particulièrement des environs de Barège, Bagnères, Cauterès et Gavarnie. Avec des cartes géographiques.

      1797 - Paris, de l'Imprimerie de Le Clere, 1797-An V. In-8 (132 X 197) basane fauve granitée, dos lisse orné d'un large filet noir en place des nerfs, caissons dorés ornés aux petits fers, pièce de titre chagrin grenat, large dentelle en queue, roulette dorée en tête (reliure de l'époque) ; (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, XXIV pages de préface, 420 pages, (2) ff. de bibliographie de l'auteur, 3 planches dépliantes. Dos refait en pastiche de reliure ancienne. Le verso du feuillet de faux-titre est entièrement couvert de notes manuscrites à l'encre noire ; il s'agit de remarques anciennes concernant la minéralogie, probablement contemporaines de la sortie de l'ouvrage. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE CETTE RELATION DE VOYAGES SCIENTIFIQUES DANS LES PYRÉNÉES. « Rare et important ouvrage. Très recherché » selon Labarère. Elle est ornée de TROIS PLANCHES dépliantes gravées sur vélin fort : «Carte de la vallée de Bastan ou environs de Barège» ? «Nivellement des Pyrénées» ? «Carte des vallées de Barège, de Barège et de Campan» [avec] «Plan de Barège». François PASUMOT (1733-1804), originaire de Beaune, travailla d'abord sous la direction d'un des frères Cassini. Il est présent lors de la fameuse expédition de nivellement du pic d'Ayré avec Monge et Darcet en 1774. Homme des Lumières, il retourne à Barèges en 1788 et forme avec Dusaulx et Saint-Amans une petite académie, selon l'esprit du temps. Ses observations ne sont publiées qu'en 1797, sans que l'on sache la raison d'un aussi long délai. « Cet ouvrage, malgré tout assez technique, fait partie des classiques pyrénéens à posséder dans sa bibliothèque » (Dendaletche). Les deux premières parties sont essentiellement minéralogiques, la troisième est un aperçu général des Pyrénées et de ses productions et la dernière, entièrement pittoresque, est consacrée aux voyages dans des lieux parfois peu fréquentés : vallée du Bastan, ascension du Pic du Midi, pic d'Aïré et vallée du Lienz, tour des lacs d'Escoubous, Cauterets, Gavarnie, Bagnères. PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE de ce rare ouvrage pyrénéiste. (Labarère, 1146 ? Dendaletche, 1435 ? Béraldi, Cent ans, I, 43-44 ? Caillau-Lamicq, II-297). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrazione apologetica con lettere dello stesso Gratarol

      Nella Stamperia di Silvestro Gatti Venezia 1797 - Due volumi in 8° , brossura editoriale a stampa, pagine 228 - 214 carta pregiata con ampi spazi in barbe, ritratto in rame di Pietro Antonio Gratarol. Venezia dalle stampe del cittadino Silvestro Gatti L'ANNO PRIMO DELLA VENETA LIBERTA' 1797. Inimicatosi con l'amante Caterina Dolfin Tron e con Carlo Gozzi che lo aveva messo alla berlina come libertino, costretto a fuggire da Venezia, Gratarol, pubblicò a Stoccolma questa narrazione contro il governo veneto di cui, con un misto di esagerazioni e verità, descrisse la corruzione e l'intrigo dominanti perfino nel consiglio dei Dieci. Condannato in contumacia, visse a Stoccolma, poi in Inghilterra - ove godette della protezione di Lord Morton Pitt - quindi a Lisbona, negli Stati Uniti e in Brasile. Morì durante un viaggio verso il Madagascar con l'avventuriero M.A. Beniowsky ed il conte e la contessa Adelsheim. Libro rarissimo (la maggior parte della prima edizione di Stoccolma e stata distrutta per ordine della Repubblica Veneta). Ad alta curiosità il suo avviso (inserito nell'ultima pagina del secondo volume) ai suoi creditori, giustificandosi per l'avvenuta confisca dei suoi beni, possono andare a riscuotere il loro saldo più gli interessi maturati dal Procuratore Pier Francesco Tini, negoziante in Genova. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Burlesque Translation of Homer (Two Volumes) Homer Travestie. The Fourth Edition improved

      London: G. G. and J. Robinson. Printed by S. Hamilton, 1797. Full Calf. Near Fine. Scarce in hand-colored form. 8vo. 23 by 14.5 cm. [2], 360, 432 pp. With 25 hand-colored plates, plus colored title vignettes. The twelve books of Homer's Iliad parodied, with the illustrations depicting eighteenth century menfolk, and in spirit the parody is taking as much aim at the contemporary scene as the classic epic itself. Spines slightly darkened and drier, with a few scuffs. Missing the title labels. Light rubbing along joints, and a four small stain spots clustered by lower joint on Vol. 1. Pages and plates of both volumes clean and fresh.

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        An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China;

      Including Cursory Observations made, and Information Obtained, in Travelling through that Ancient Empire and a small Part of Chinese Tartary. Together with a Relation of the Voyage Undertaken on the Occasion ... to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Pekin; as well as of their Return to Europe; With Notices of the Several Places where they Stopped in their Way out and Home; Being the Islands of Madeira, Teneriffe, and St. Jargo; The Port of Rio de Janeiro in South America; the Islands of St. Helena, Tristan d'Acunha, and Amsterdam; The Coast of Java, and Sumatra, the Nanka Isles, Pulo Condore, and Cichin-China. Taken chiefly from the Papers of the Earl of Macartney. 3 vols. London: W. Bulmer and Co. for G. Nicol, 1797. With 2 frontispieces + 1 full plate "Camelia Sesanqua" and 25 textual plates, all copperengraved, in the 2 textvolumes in 4to + 44 engraved plates in the atlas in gran folio. (2)+XXXIV+518; XX+626 pp. Text-volumes bound in nice contemporary full leather with goldprint and gold lines on spines and boards, and inner ornamental goldborder, all edges gilt; Atlas-volume bound in confornal nice contemporary halfleather with goldprint and gold lines on spine and boards.. 1st edition with the often lacking atlas. Sir George Leonard Staunton, 1st Baronet (10 April 1737 - 14 January 1801) was an employee of the East India Company and a botanist. He was born in Cargins, Co Galway, Ireland and educated at the Jesuit College, Toulouse, France (abtaining an MD in 1758) and the School of Medicine in Montpellier, France. He was awarded a DCL by Oxford University in 1790. He initially practised as a physician in the West Indies but switched to law and was made Attorney-General in Grenada in 1779. In 1784, he accompanied his lifelong friend George, Lord McCartney, whom he first met in the West Indies, to Madras to negotiate peace with Tipu Sultan, for which service Staunton was created a baronet of Ireland, of Cargins in the County of Galway on 31 October 1785. He was elected in February 1787 a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1793, he was named Secretary to the British mission to the Chinese Imperial court. This diplomatic and trade mission would be headed by Lord Macartney. Although the Macartney Embassy returned to London without obtaining any concession from China, the mission could have been termed a success because it brought back detailed observations. Staunton was charged with producing the official account of the expedition after their return. This multi-volume work was taken chiefly from the papers of Lord Macartney and from the papers of Sir Erasmus Gower, who was Commander of the expedition. Sir Joseph Banks, the President of the Royal Society, was responsible for selecting and arranging engraving of the illustrations in this official record. [Wikepedia].The most celebrated and finely illustrated account of the first British embassy to China, which was to lead to the foundation of Hong Kong as a British trading post. It was the failure of this mission to establish direct trade links with China that convinced the British government of the need to set up its own trading post. Staunton, a medical doctor and friend of Dr. Johnson, accompanied McCartney as secretary. To write his account, Staunton had access to McCartney's journal and was assisted by John Barrow. Staunton's account is noteworthy for his detailed description of the journey, his examination of Chinese customs (including the binding of women's feet) and the detailed appendix on Chinese trade with Europe and more specifically Britain. Alexander's plates are of special interest due to their depiction of subjects that very few Europeans had recorded or seen and the indications they gave to the considerable technical, artistic and organizational advancement of the Chinese civilization. The atlas also includes a detailed map of Macao. The work was hugely successful, fifteen editions were issued in seven countries in thirty years.Graesse VI, 488. Brunet V, 525. Cordier, Sinica 2381-83

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        Geographie moderne précédée dún petir traité de la sphere.

      Paris chez Delalain an VIII(1797) - 2 vol en 8vo con encuadernación original en plena piel,lomo cuajado y ligero deteioro en esquinas.Con 3 mapas desplegables de Europa, el Mundo yFrancia.El texto da una exhaustiva descripción de Europa y sus reinos.Internamente en buen estado.

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        Portrait of Samuel Hearne and View of Prince of Walesís Fort, Hudsonís Bay engravings, The European Magazine June 1797 issue only.

      Philological Society of London, Printed for J. Sewell, Cornhill, J. Swell & J. Debrett printers, London 1797 - 8" x 5" , [4 portrait],[371]-439, [13pp including index]. No covers. Portrait of Samuel Hearne [stipple engraving, published 17968 1/8 in. x 4 3/4 in. (206 mm x 120 mm) plate size; 8 7/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. (225 mm x 142 mm) paper size] and View of Price of Walesís Fort, Hudsonís Bay engraving, Very Good+These are original engravings included of this popular 18th century British magazine. , Although best known for his overland explorations in what is now the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Samuel Hearne (1745 -1792) is also one of the most significant figures in the development of Hudson's Bay Company. Hearne reappeared at Fort Prince of Wales on 30 June 1772. He established the second inland trading post for the Hudson's Bay Company in 1774 at Cumberland House (the first being Henley House, established in 1743, 200 km up the Albany River). Becoming governor of Fort Prince of Wales in 1775, he was taken prisoner by the French under La PÈrouse in 1782. He returned to England in 1787 where he died in 1792 of dropsy.He is the author of A Journey from Prince of Walesís Fort in Hudsonís Bay to the Northern Ocean, published in 1795, three years after his death. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Pains British Palladio: or, the builders general assistant. Demonstrating, in the most easy and practical method, all the principal rules of architecture, from the ground plan to the ornamental finish. Illustrated with several new and useful designs of houses, with their plans, elevations, and sections. Also, clear and ample instructions annexed to each subject, in letter-press; with a list of prices for materials and labour and labour only ... A new edition, corrected"

      London: I. and J. Taylor. 1797. "Folio, pp. iv, 16, 4 (ads); 42 copper-engraved plates; last leaf of ads loose and with tears in the gutter causing loss of some letters; plates 39 and 40 with tears in the upper corner with minor loss to one figure; text and plates waterstained along the lower gutter, scattered foxing; full contemporary calf, covers loose, spine partially perished; a fair copy. OCLC locates only 9 copies."

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        Carte qui comprend le pays depuis le Montebaldo jusqu'à Rivoli, où se trouve la vallée de Caprino, partie du Cours de l'Adige et la position des troupes de France et celles des ennemis à la Ferrara et aux environs.

      S.l., s.d., - carte de 49 x 57 cm, entièrement coloriée, dans un double encadrement à l'encre noire, légendée, en feuille, repliée. Très belle carte manuscrite décrivant la position respective des troupes royales françaises et des "postes gardés par les ennemis", dans une région de la haute vallée de l'Adige, près Vérone, sise entre Rivoli au sud ; le Montebaldo et Rivalta au nord, et la vallée de Saccosur le côté. La position de Rivoli par rapport à l'Adige garantit bien qu'il s'agit de la même localité que celle de la fameuse bataille de 1797 (et non du Rivoli piémontais, sis au débouché de la vallée de Suse, non loin de Turin). Il est en revanche plus difficile de préciser à quelles opérations militaires exactes se réfère la carte : la présence de troupes françaises et d'"ennemis" non désignés appuyés par des "paysans du Tirol" dans la légende fait naturellement penser à un affrontement austro-français pendant la Guerre de Succession d'Espagne : en effet, au début des hostilités (mai 1701), lorsque l'Empereur Joseph Ier décida d'envoyer une armée en Italie sous les ordres du Prince Eugène pour déborder les positions espagnoles dans la Pénnsule, celle-ci se rassembla dans le Tyrol et déboucha en Italie par le Trentin, alors que les forces franco-piémonto-espagnoles combinées, commandées par Nicolas de Catinat, se rassemblèrent entre le Chiesa et l'Adige. Alors que des difficultés d'approvisionnement affectaient l'armée autrichienne, Catinat reçut l'ordre de ne pas aller à sa rencontre en traversant le territoire de Venise (demeurée neutre), mais d'intimider les Autrichiens en les empêchant de traverser l'Adige. Catinat ne put alors occuper la position favorable que constituait le Défilé de Rivoli (bas de la carte), et dispersa son infanterie entre cette bourgade et Vérone, ce qui laissa au Prince Eugène la possibilité de faire habilement transiter ses troupes vers le Pô. Les mouvements des deux armées aboutirent aux combats de Carpi (9 juillet 1701), qui constituèrent le premier engagement armé du long conflit. Le résultat fut que les Autrichiens occupèrent toute la zone sise entre l'Adige et l'Adda ; Catinat dut se réfugier derrière la ligne de l'Oglio. Cette retraite causa sa disgrâce et il dut par la suite obéir aux ordres du maréchal de Villeroy.

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        Voyage dans la Partie Méridionale de L'Afrique;

      fait dans les années 1797 et 1798. 2 vols. Paris: Dentu 1801. Med 1 planche, 1 tabel samt med stort udfoldeligt kobberstukket kort. XVI + 401 + (1); 326 + (2) s. Samt. hlvldr. med farvede skindtitelfelter. Gl. n.p.smt. Tilskrift på friblad. With 1 plate, 1 table and 1 large folded copperengraved map. Contp. halfleather with coloured labels. Old name on half-title. Writing on flyleaf

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        View of Hereford

      Published by F. Jukes, London 1797 - Hand-coloured aquatint on wove paper. Very good condition apart from several light water stains in the right and left margins. A fine view of the ancient market town of Hereford, near the Welsh border, from "Series of Views on the River Wye" by Francis Jukes, one of the greatest English exponents of the art of aquatint, after a work by the landscape painter Edward Dayes. Francis Jukes was a prolific engraver, who was chiefly known for his topographical prints, the bulk of which he executed in aquatint. He contributed numerous plates to various publications including Walmsley's Views in North Wales (1792-4) and Campbell's A Journey in Scotland (1802) and collaborated on several projects with the engraver and publisher Robert Pollard. The title is actually "This distant View of Hereford.", and it indicates a different mind-set from ours by which we tend to believe a town consists of its buildings and a few prominent geographical features. In this view, only the cathedral, a couple of steeples and a few outlying houses are distantly visible. Hereford, in this rendition, is the vast space, the stormy sky and rolling fields, even the couple that walk the dusty road, the woman with a suitcase on her head, all taken together. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography ; cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland 545.

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        Picturesque Views on The River Wye, from its Source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its Junction with the Severn below Chepstow.

      R. Faulder, London 1797 - One volume, 8vo. Large type set, with 31 plates and decorative devices throughout. 159 pages with errata insert at last plate. "With observations on the public buildings, and other works of art, in its vicinity". Full marbled brown leather with red leather leather label on spine. . The spine has been professionally relaid preserving the period gilt tooled decoration. Interior very good. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Letters Addressed to a Member of the Present Parliament, on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France OFFERED WITH.: A Letter from the Rt. Honourable Edmund Burke to His Grace, the Duke of Portland : on the Conduct of the Minority in Parliament : Containing Fifty-Four Articles of Impeachment Against the Rt. Hon. C. J. Fox

      London : Printed For F. And C. Rivington [1796] And London : Printed For The Editor, And Sold By J. Owen ., 1797 0 - Subjects: France--Foreign relations--Great Britain--Early works to 1800 --Great Britain--Politics and government--1789-1820 --Denunciation of French Revolution From the library of Charles J. MacGarvey with his bookplate. Both disbound as issued and housed in a specially made clam-shell box. Exceptionally well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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