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        Gesamtansicht; darüber Porträt von Kaiser Leopold II. und Erklärungen ('Breßlau').

      - Kupferstich v. Georg Hisler aus Sächsischer Postillion b. Völkel in in Löbau & Joh. Gottfried Baumann in Zittau, 1797, 18,5 x 29,5 Breslau (Wroclaw): cooper-engraving from Georg Hisler out Sächsischer Postillion by Völkel in in Löbau & Joh. Gottfried Baumann in Zittau, 18,5 x 29,5 cm, 1797 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Traité du calcul différentiel et du calcul intégral. [Vol III:] Traité des différences et des series. Faisant suite au Traité du calcul différentiel et du calcul intégral.

      Paris, J.B.M. Duprat, 1797-1800 - 3 vols, 4to (300 x 225 mm), pp xxxii 519 [5, errata], with 4 folding engraved plates; [ii] viii 732, with two folding tables and two folding engraved plates; [ii] viii 582, with one folding engraved plate; a fine, crisp, uncut copy in contemporary quarter marbled calf and marbled boards, slightly worn. £3750First edition, large-paper copy, of Lacroix's classic treatise on the calculus, 'in which he "united all the scattered methods, harmonized them, developed them, and joined his own ideas to them" . This monumental work constituted a clear picture of mathematical analysis, documented and completely up to date. While Lacroix followed Euler on many points, he incorporated the various advances made since the middle of the eighteenth century. The treatise is a very successful synthesis of the works of Euler, Lagrange, Laplace, Monge, Legendre, Poisson, Gauss, and Cauchy .' (DSB).

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        The Complaint and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts

      Large 4to. London: R. Noble, 1797. Large 4to, pp. 63/64, with a full-page engraving by Blake surrounding the letterpress text. A loose sheet, fore-edges untrimmed (some still with deckle), minimal trimming to top and bottom edges. Only five leaves in the book have engravings recto and verso. First edition, perfect for display or for teaching as the leaves are quite sturdy and can be carefully handled or matted for framing. Blake, virtually in a frenzy, completed 537 watercolor designs when he was commissioned to illustrate Young?s masterpiece. The publisher only issued the first four ?Nights?and had Blake engrave (and partially etch) 43 plates to test the market. The response must have been poor since no further engravings were requested of Blake. Ironically, today the poet Young, once compared with Shakespeare and Milton, is forgotten save for this edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 515. Essick and LaBelle, Night Thoughts, Dover, 1975. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 1790-1914, 3.

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        Verkäufer. - Rübenverkäufer. - Weiße Rüben & Möhren. - Cries of London. - "Turnips & Carrots ho. Carottes & Navets".

      - Farbkupferstich / Punktstich, 1797. Von Thomas Gaugain, nach Francis Wheatley. 36,2 x 28,5 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 41,7 x 33,0 cm (Platte) / 53,5 x 40,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung in Englisch und Fanzösisch betitelt sowie rechts unten signiert "Engraved by T. Gaugain". Blatt Nr. 13 der Folge. Unten Verlegeradresse und Datierung: "May 1. 1797. by Colnaghi, Sala & Co." - Eines der seltensten und wertvollsten Blätter aus der Folge. - Insgesamt sehr schön erhaltenes Blatt. Thomas Gaugain (1748 Abbeville - 1810 London). Englischer Kupferstecher in Punktiermanier. Schüler des Mezzotintostechers Richard Houston in London. Francis Wheatley (1747 London - 1801 London). Englischer Porträt- und Landschaftsmaler. Erhielt seine Ausbildung an der Malschule von William Shipley sowie an der Royal Academy of London. Von Kritikern schon früh gelobt, ließ sein extravaganter Lebensstil keine geradlinige Entwicklung zu. Private Eskapaden führten ihn zwischenzeitlich nach Dublin, bevor er sich wieder in London ansiedelte und kleinformatige Landschaften, Straßenszenen und Porträts im Stile von Jean-Baptiste Greuze malte. Als umfangreichere Projekte sind die "Cries of London" (1792-96) sowie einige Arbeiten zu Boydell's "Shakespeare Gallery" zu nennen. 1791 wurde er vollwertiges Mitglied der Royal Academy. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        14 eigenh. Quittungen mit U.

      Wien, 1791-1797. - Zusammen 14 Bll. 4to. Unterzeichnend als "Rath und Professor der K. K. Academie der bildenden Künste", bestätigt Brand den vierteljährlich ausbezahlten Betrag von 50 Gulden "aus der K. K. bildenden Künste Fonds Cassa durch den K. K. Niederländischen und Italienischen Departements Zahl Meister". - Der in Wien geborene Maler, Zeichner, Kupferstecher und Radierer studierte Historienmalerei bei Daniel Gran (1694-1757) und Paul Troger (1698-1762) sowie Kupferstich bei Jacob Schmutzer (1733-1811). 1774 wurde er an der Wiener Kupferstecher-Akademie aufgenommen, zwei Jahre später wurde ihm Johann Christian Brand (1722-1795) als Korrektor zur Seite gestellt, der sich 1787 erfolgreich dafür verwendete, Brand zum Professor der Schule für Landschaftsradieren zu ernennen. "In Brands Zeichnungen und Aquarellen, besonders Ansichten von Wien und Umgebung, mischen sich spätbarocke Tradition mit einer neuen Beobachtung der Wirklichkeit [.] die weiche Verteilung von Licht und Schatten und die lockere, zarte Strichführung entsprechen der traditionellen Manier der Wiener Akademie. Der Einfluß der Holländer des 17. Jh. ist unverkennbar [.]" (Saur, XIII). Vgl. auch Thieme/Becker IV, 525. - Alle Schriftstücke mit Siegel (davon eines lädiert) und mit horizontaler Faltspur.

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        The Complaint and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts

      Large 4to. London: R. Noble, 1797. Large 4to, pp. 69/70, with a full-page engraving by Blake surrounding the letterpress text. A loose sheet, fore-edges untrimmed (some still with deckle), minimal trimming to top and bottom edges. Only five leaves in the book have engravings recto and verso. First edition, perfect for display or for teaching as the leaves are quite sturdy and can be carefully handled or matted for framing. Blake, virtually in a frenzy, completed 537 watercolor designs when he was commissioned to illustrate Young?s masterpiece. The publisher only issued the first four ?Nights?and had Blake engrave (and partially etch) 43 plates to test the market. The response must have been poor since no further engravings were requested of Blake. Ironically, today the poet Young, once compared with Shakespeare and Milton, is forgotten save for this edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 515. Essick and LaBelle, Night Thoughts, Dover, 1975. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 1790-1914, 3.

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        The State of the Poor: or, an History of the Labouring Classes in England, from the Conquest to the present period, in which are particularly considered, their Domestic Economy, with respect to diet, dress, fuel, and habitation, and the various Plans which, from time to time, have been proposed and adopted, for the Relief of the Poor: together with Parochial Reports relative to the Administration of Work-houses, and Houses of Industry: the State of Friendly Societies: and other Public Institutions: in several Agricultural, Commercial and Manufacturing Districts With a Large Appendix; containing a comparative and chronological table of the prices of labour, of provisions, and of other commodities; an account of the poor in Scotland, and many original documents on subjects of national importance In Three Volumes

      London: Printed by J. Davis, for B. & J. White; G.G. & J. Robinson...&c. &c 1797 First edition. Handsomely bound in twentieth century quarter antique-style calf over marbled boards with vellum-tipped corners. Spines ruled in gilt with burgundy morocco labels. Three volumes, quarto. Complete with the three half-titles, the errata leaf (in first volume), the Directions to the Binder (end of third volume), the folding Conversion Table for the Appendix (third volume), and the nine supplemental starred leaves (one in the second volume and eight in the third). A little spotting and foxing in places and some upper margins soiled but overall an excellent untrimmed copy. Eden (1766-1809), a disciple of Adam Smith, was led to embark on his investigation by the high prices brought on by the war in 1794 and 1795, and the harsh effect they had on the living conditions of the poorer classes. His results were published in three volumes, "the first containing a description of the condition of the laboring classes and an analysis of its causes, the other two the supporting facts in the form of parochial reports on the administration of workhouses and houses of industry, friendly societies, and other charitable organizations, with a lengthy series of appendixes, including tables of prices and wages and a list of works on poverty and its alleviation. Eden's own work, notwithstanding its originality, might now be forgotten if it were not for the invaluable collection of facts attached to it, which can never cease to be of importance. More valuable even than these, however, is the method he adopted of obtaining and systemizing statistically the details of so diffuse a problem; it has proved the basis of sociological investigation ever since. Perhaps the greatest tribute to Eden's achievement is that paid to him by Karl Marx in Das Kapital. Not forgetting Malthus, he described Eden as the only pupil of Adam Smith who achieved anything of any significance during the eighteenth century" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 249).

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        IL ZIBALDONE. Poemetto in dodici canti del P. Atanasio da Verrocchio. Lettore di teologia nel convento dei RR. PP. Minori osservanti di ****.

      (Marsigli) Anno VI della Repubblica Francese (1797). In - 16 gr. (mm. 179x116), mz. pelle coeva (abras. alle cerniere), pp. CCCXXXVII. Poema in sestine, di dodici canti. "Edizione originale" di questo ?bizzarro novelliere in versi?. ?Domenico Luigi Batacchi (1748 - 1802), pisano, poeta giocoso.. Con lo pseudonimo di "P. Atanasio da Verrocchio" uscirono dal 1791 le sue ?Novelle? in sesta rima, facili ma scurrili e, postumo (1805), il poemetto dello stesso genere, "Zibaldone".. Il Foscolo afferma che fu assai più licenzioso del Casti e nondimeno si direbbe che egli, come l?Ariosto, voglia più rallegrare che corrompere i suoi lettori?. Così Diz. Treccani,II, p. 124. Cfr. Gay ?Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs à l'amour?,III,1402 - Parenti ?Diz. luoghi di stampa falsi?, p. 130 - Parenti ?Rarità bibliografiche?,IV, p. 138: ?Edizione molto rara?. Il Melzi,I,95 porta, come data di ediz., Parigi, 1805. Esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Vicin al’ Circo di Caracalla".

      - Radierung, Rom 1797, auf Velin. 38,5:28 cm. Brillanter, breitrandiger Abdruck. Literatur: Nagler 12; Andresen 73, I (von II) Probedruck, mit der Luft und vielen Arbeiten wegen Dämpfung und Milderung der weissen Lichflächen, aber noch mit der vorläufigen, gerissenen Schrift. Aus der 72-Blatt-Folge „Mahlerisch radirte Prospecte von Italien" die J.Chr. Reinhart, J.W. Mechau (1745-1808) und A.Chr. Dies (1755-1822) 1792-1793 nach der Natur für den Verleger und Kunsthändler Frauenholz in Nürnberg zeichneten und radierten. Reinhart studierte erst in Leipzig Theologie und nahm dann bei A.F. Oeser (1717-1799) Kunstunterricht. 1783 lernte er in Dresden J.Chr. Klengel (1751-1824) kennen, der ihn stark beeinflußte. 1785 begegnete er Schiller und schloß Freundschaft mit dem Dichter. In Meiningen, wo er 1786-1789 lebte und sich sein Landschaftsstil ausbildete, wurde er engster Vertrauter des Herzogs. 1789 zog er nach Rom. Dort ging er unter dem Einfluß von J.A. Koch (1768-1839) und A.J. Carstens (1754-1798) zum heroischen Landschaftsstil über. Ab 1825 erhielt er durch König Ludwig I. von Bayern eine Pension. 1839 wurde er Ehrenmitglied der Münchener Akademie und Bayerischer Hofmaler.

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        The Naval Gazetteer; or, Seaman’s Complete Guide

      Boston: W. Spotswood and J. Nancrede, 1797. (3)-xlvi, (1), 8-436; (3)-573, (3) pp. b/w folding charts. First American edition of this important early gazetteer, with folding maps - made by mapmakers in New York and Boston - of the northwest and northeast coasts of America, West Indies, South America, Africa and the South Pacific, as well as European and Asian seas. Text descriptions include physical characteristics but also navigating information for mariners, for thousands of locations, including recently discovered waters in North America and the Pacific. It contains, for example, the ?"Correct Chart of the Northwest Coast of North America from Bhering?'s Straits to Nootka Sound,?" which was the first map of Alaska published in America, and of great importance to American fur and China traders. Maps show occasional foxing, but are generally in good or better condition. Sabin 44119. Evans 32415. Bound in contemporary full calf. probably American. Outer hinges cracked; sewing tight. A scarce set.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        LE BIJOU DE L'AMOUR OU L'ALMANACH DES COEURS, Hommage de la Galanterie a la Decence et a la Beaute.

      Paris, chez Janet, rue Jacques, No. 31, (1797).. Edition unknown, (1797), miniature book, 24mo, approximately 95 x 57 mm, 3¾ x 2¼ inches, French text, engraved hand coloured allegorical title page with Cupid, Beaute, Decence and 5 putti, foliage etc., 12 engraved hand coloured plates, some allegorical, 8 pages of almanac at front, 8 at rear, dated from September 1797 to August 1798, plus 48 pages of little verses numbered thus: 12, (24), 13-24. Most of the verses are preceded by the name of a tune or 'Air' to which they should be sung, bound in dark olive green morocco, triple gilt ruled border with tiny corner ornaments to covers, gilt decoration to spine, no lettering or label, all edges gilt, gilt and orange floral pastedowns, no endpapers. Slightly worn at head of spine and corners, tiny chip at tail of spine, old paper strip used inside rear cover to recase contents in the binding, title page dusty in the margins, bookseller's label pasted to blank verso of title page, 1 or 2 pale fox spots, plates very nice. A good complete copy of a rare book, not in the French Libraries, or Worldcatalogue, It is mentioned in a list of French Almanacs in the Journal général de la littérature de France, Volume 2, page 218. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Nördlingen. - Gesamtansicht. - "Nördlingen".

      Löbau Carl Friedrich Völkel ab 1797 - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1797. 19,8 x 33,3 cm (Darstellung ) / 21,5 x 35,5 cm (Blatt). Aus: Sächsischer Postillion (Löbau: Carl Friedrich Völkel ab 1797). - Oberhalb der Stadtansicht, links und rechts des Porträts Erläuterungen 1-10. - Blick auf die Stadt Nördlingen. Mittig oberhalb der Stadtansicht Porträt Franciscus I. - Blatt beschnitten, leicht gebräunt und fleckig. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Graphikantiquariat Koenitz]
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        Reales cédulas de erección, y ordenanzas de los tres cuerpos de comercio del Principado de Cataluña que residen en la ciudad de Barcelona. Real cédula de 24 de Junio de 1797 por la cual se sirve S. M. crear adjuntos quadrienales para el Tribunal de Alzadas o de Apelaciones del Consulado de Comercio de Cataluña, con el fin de facilitar la más pronta administración de justicia en las causas de que le toca conocer. .

      1763-1797. . - Francisco Suría . Barcelona. 2 tomos en 1 volumen. 1 Vol. . Portada + 6 h. + 46 páginas + 6 h. Folio. Plena Piel de época. Economía / Comercio / Memorias / Empresa / Organización Industrial , Grabados , Local España (Catalunya), Siglo XVIII . Interesante recopilación de cédulas y ordenanazas sobre el comercio en el principado de Cataluña en el siglo XVIII. Contiene bellos grabados en su interior.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        Naturgeschichte der Vögel. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt, mit Anmerkungen, Zusätzen und vielen Kupfern vermehrt, durch Bernhard Christian Otto. 25. Band.

      Bln, Pauli 1797; (EA); 366 (8) S. mit gest. kolorierter Titelvignette, gest. koloriertem Frontispiz und 60 kolorierten Kupfertafeln; HLdr d. Zt. mit 2 farbigen R`schildern (Kanten stärker bestoßen, etwas berieben, bei wenigen Kupfern die obere Beschriftung geringfügig angeschnitten, Name auf Titel; gutes Exemplar) Enthält Störche, Kraniche, Reiher, Wasservögel. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        Sammlung von Verordnungen, welche der Regierungs-Kommissär für die Länder zwischen Maas und Rhein, und Rhein und Mosel bekannt gemacht von dem Regierungs-Kommisär: 17 Teile (darunter 2 Dubletten) und 10 gefaltete Flugblätter (Extraits) in einem großen Sammelband.

      Mainz, Andreas Craß, im 6. Jahr der fränkischen Republik (1797-1798). Format: 22 x 17,5 cm. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit. *Umfangreicher Sammelband mit einem Großteil der Verordnungen in der sogenannten \"Franken-Republik\", den von den französ. Revolutionstruppen eroberten und besetzten ehemals deutschen linksrheinischen Gebieten. Enthält in der gebundenen Reihenfolge folgende Publikationen, je mit einem Reihentitel und eigenem Titelblatt:- 1. Verwaltungsordnung (40 S.). - 2. Gerichts-Ordnung (68 S.). - 3. Peinliche Gerichts-Ordnung (22 S.). - 4. Suite de Reglement sur l\'ordre judiciaire en matiere criminelle (20 S.). - 5. Verordnung über die Abschaffung der lehnsherrschaftlichen Rechte (52 S.). - 6. Suite du Reglement sur l\'organisation de la Loterie Nationale dans les quatre nouveaux Departemens (12 S.). - 7. Die direkte Abgabe betreffend (28 S.). - 8. Verordnung welche die Art festsezt [sic], wie die Verwaltungs- und gerichtlichen Ausgaben aufgelegt und bezahlt werden können (11 S.). - 9. Die Stempelabgabe betreffend (28 S.). - 10. Die National-Regie der Domänen betreffend (18 S.). - 11. Die Abgaben von Patenten betreffend (38 S.). - 12. Sammlung der Beschlüsse in den Ländern zwischen Maas und Rhein ... (72 S.). - 13. Verordnung über die Abschaffung der lehnsherrschaftlichen Rechte (52 S.). - 14. Einregistrierungs-Gebühr (80 S.). - 15. Die Stempelabgabe betreffend (28 S.). - 16. Verordnung welche den Tarif der Zollgebüren [sic] enthält, die auf den Landstraßen erhoben werden sollen (23 S.). - 17. Den Zivilstand der Bürger betreffend (80 S.). - Hinten angebunden: 10 gefaltete Flugblätter mit Bekanntmachungen in französisch-deutschem Paralleltext. - Die Mainzer Republik war durch die französische Besetzung das erste auf bürgerlich-demokratischen Grundsätzen beruhende Staatswesen auf deutschem Boden. Der kurzlebige Freistaat mit freien Bürgerwahlen existierte nur ganz kurze Zeit Mitte des Jahres 1793. Die preußischen Truppen eroberten Mainz zurück und installierten eine Besatzungsarmee. Diese konnte aber die Stadt gegen die ständigen Angriffe Frankreichs unter Napoleon nicht auf Dauer halten und Mainz fiel 1795 endgültig wieder unter die Oberherrschaft Frankreichs. Das gesamte linksrheinische Gebiet wurde für 20 Jahre Frankreich angegliedert und führte mit dem französ. \"republikanischen Kalender\" von 1792 an eine neue Zeitrechnung des \"Zeitalters der Republik\" ein. Ferner wurden ab 1797 die gesetzlichen Grundlagen für ein neues Staatswesen installiert. - Vorliegend eine umfangreiche Sammlung der ersten in dieser \"Frankenrepublik\" erlassenen Gesetzesvorschriften und Verordnungen, welche das bürgerliche Leben, das Zivil- und Strafrecht, die Verwaltung und die Steuern etc. der Fränkischen Republik regelte. - Sehr selten, insbesondere in diesem Umfang. - Mäßig gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mainz

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Handbuch für praktische Forst- und Jagdkunde [in drei Bänden: A-F G-R S-Z) in alphabetischer Ordnung ausgearbeitet von einer Gesellschaft Forstmänner und Jäger. (Nebst einem vollständigen Register).

      Leipzig, Schwickert'scher Verlag, 1796-1797. - 8° (20x12), XV,826; 898; IV,755; Band 1 und 3 mit Titelkupfer, mit 4 Tab., 1 gefaltete doppelseitige Notenbeilage (26 Jagdrufe), einheitl marmor OPbde d.Zt. mit Rschild (berieben), Ecken/Kapitale und Kanten etwas berieben, wenige Lagen mit schwachem Feuchtigkeitsrand, alter Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, ordentliche und feste Exemplare in uniformer Bindung, [von Knorring, Alte deutsche Jagdliteratur des 16.-19. Jahrhunderts; 494].- 'Seltenes, anonym erschienenes und wegen seiner äusserst detaillierten jagdlichen Begriffsinhalte jadgeschichtlich bedeutendes Lexikon.' doppelt durch umfangreiche Register erschlossen franz/lat/engl Fachbegriffe, sowie deutscher Index.- Band 2 ohne separates Haupttitelblatt gebunden.- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, 1797. 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.

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        Die Griechen und Römer. Historische und kritische Versuche über das klassische Alterthum. Erster (einziger) Band. XXIII, 358 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler. Interims-Kartonage d. Z. (berieben) in moderner Halbleder-Kassette.

      Neustrelitz, beim Hofbuchhändler Michaelis, 1797. - Erste Ausgabe von Friedrich Schlegels erster Veröffentlichung, zugleich ein Rarissimum der deutschen Literatur. Der Essay 'Ueber das Studium der griechischen Poesie' wurde bereits 1795 geschrieben und hier mit anderen früheren Aufsätzen zu diesem ersten und einzigen Band vereinigt. Schlegel wollte damit eine Art Philosophie der ästhetischen Bildungsgeschichte der Menschheit liefern. Das eigentliche Thema der Abhandlung ist jedoch "die moderne, gelegentlich auch als 'romantisch' bezeichnete Epoche der europäischen Dichtung; genauer gesprochen geht es Schlegel darum, wie er . 1796 seinem Bruder August Wilhelm schreibt, das ‚Verhältnis der Griechischen Bildung zur modernen‘ zu bestimmen" (KNLL). Die Veröffentlichung hat auch Berühmtheit erlangt, weil sie "mit der Unterscheidung von 'objektiver' und 'interessanter' Poesie eine ebenso handliche Aufgliederung der Dichtkunst anbot, wie Schiller sie mit den Begriffen der ‚naiven‘ und 'sentimentalischen' Dichtung aufgestellt hat. Sie ist für die Geschichte der romantischen Schule wichtig geworden, weil in ihr Schlegels Zuwendung zur modernen Literatur erfolgt und hier bereits die Grundzüge seiner Charakteristik der romantischen Poesie entwickelt wurden" (Behler, Dt. Dichter der Romantik, S. 167 f.). – Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, die ersten Blatt mit schmalem Wasserrand. Titel mit alten handschriftl. Anmerkungen. Alter Stempel verso (leicht durchschlagend) mit hübschem gestoch. Exlibris J(ohann) W(ilhelm?) Schlegel tektiert, vermutlich der schwäbische Pfarrer und Schriftsteller (geb. 1740). Exlibris Merkle. – Goed. VI 21, 14. MNE II 2, 209. Nicht in den großen Literatursammlungen wie Grisebach, Deneke und Borst. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Venustempel zu Wörlitz. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und geätzt. Radierung und Aquatinta.

      Dessau (Chalcographische Gesellschaft) 1797 - Blattgröße 53 x 70 cm, Bildgröße 43 x 63 cm (der weiße Rand etw. angeschmutzt, mit fachmännisch geschlossenen Randläsuren; mittig nahezu unsichtbare Faltspur) * Fein ausgeführte, braungrau getönte Darstellung von Karl Kuntz (1770-1830). Mit gest. Text "Seiner Hochfürstlichen Durchlaucht dem Herrn LEOPOLD FRIEDRICH FRANZ regierenden Fürsten zu Anhalt Dessau & c: & c: & c: unterthänigst gewidmet. von der Chalkographischen Gesellschaft in Dessau 1797" und Wappen. - Kataloge der Anhaltischen Gemäldegalerie Dessau, Band 3, Kat.Nr. 85; Verlagsverzeichnis der Chalkographischen Gesellschaft Nr. 32. - Das Blatt zeigt den 1794 von Erdmannsdorff errichteten Sandsteinmonopteros auf einem Felsengebilde, noch ohne Venus-Statue. Unterhalb, am Höhleneingang, zwei spazierende Damen.

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        Théorie de la Terre...Seconde Édition, corrigée, et augmentée d'une Minéralogie.

      Finely engraved frontis. port. of the author & eight folding engraved plates. Five vols. 8vo, fine cont. mottled calf (a few minor defects), flat spines gilt, red morocco lettering pieces on spines. Paris: Maradan, 1797. Second edition, corrected, and enlarged. This edition expands the sections on mineralogy and petrology from two volumes to four. First published in 1795, this is the author's chief work, which enjoyed considerable popularity among his contemporaries; it was founded for the most part on Werner's teachings. "Taking a broad cosmogonical view of creation, Lamétherie regarded the major features of the earth as the result of the combined action of crystallization, moving water, and shifts in the planetary-motion characteristics of the earth."-D.S.B., VII, p. 604. La Métherie (1743-1817), was chief editor of the famous Journal de Physique from 1785 until the year of his death. He wrote a number of important works on mineralogy and was a friend to many of the leading scientists of his time, especially Cuvier. A lovely set. ❧ Schuh, Mineralogy & Crystallography: A Biobibliography, 1469 to 1920, 1318-"Very scarce." Zittel, pp. 77-78. .

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        Annals of Scotland from the accession of Malcolm IIII to the accession of the House of Stewart .

      Edinburgh Printed for William Creech 1797 - 351+382+383 pages p. With frontispiece Bound in 3 fine contemporary full calf with very rich golddecoration on spines and titellabels in black and red with goldprint. With goldborders and gold superexlibris on boards. With some wear and bumped corners [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa, and Travels into the Interior of that Country ; Containing Particular Descriptions of the Climate and Inhabitants, and interesting particulars concerning the SLAVE TRADE

      Troy: Luther Pratt, 1797. Second Edition. Full leather. Very Good. Second Edition. ix, [2], 12-180 pages. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Frontispiece engraving "The AUTHOR Relating the HISTORY of his TRAVELS to his Friend" present (often missing). Full leather binding with red leather label and simple gold ruling on spine. Previous owner name "John S. Popkin March 1798" inked on verso of title page. Occasional spotting and light browning throughout. One small hole affecting a few letters on one leaf (pages 141/2). Overall a very nice copy. Full leather. An early recounting of a trip to Africa by an American. The second edition, published the same year as the Philadelphia first edition. Sabin (30956). The title page notes Hawkins has "since become Blind ; and for whose benefit it is now published by his Friends." Printed recommendations from Dr. [Benjamin] Rush (Surgeon General, Signer of Declaration, etc, etc) and Dr. Felix Pascalis (co-editor of the Medical Repository, etc etc). "John S Popkin was the eldest son of Colonel John Popkin whom he succeeded in the Society of the Cincinnati in 1827 I knew him well from my entrance in college to the close of his life He was born in Boston June 19 1771 and died in Cambridge Massachusetts March 2 1852 He graduated at Harvard College in 1792 was Greek tutor there from 1795 to 1798 professor of the Greek language 1815 26 Eliot Professor of Greek literature 1826 33 He received the honorary degree of DD from Harvard College in 1815 He had been pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston Dr Channing's from 1799 to 1802 and of the First Church in Newbury from 1804 to 1815. ... In important business transactions with Dr Popkin I found him very exact as accurate as he was in his college offices Few men excelled him in a knowledge of practical affairs and his integrity honesty and reliability were eminent the man was a counterpart of the scholar and instructor " (from Reminiscences and Memorials of Men of the Revolution and Their Families by Artemas Bowers Muzzey, 1883, p. 229).

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        Die fünf Männer. Lebensgeschichte der fünf jetzt in Frankreich regierenden Direktoren, Geschichte ihrer Regierung und Entwicklung ihres Systems. 184 S. Hübscher marmor. Lederbd d. Z. (gering berieben) mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung.

      Paris, im 5ten Jahr der Republik (d. i. Altona, Vollmer, 1797). - Erste Ausgabe, äußerst selten. Wichtiges Werk zur politischen Lage in Europa, während seines Pariser Exils entstanden. Es handelt sich hier einmal um die Übersetzung des (nicht genannten) Werks von J. Despaze, 'Les cinq hommes' (vgl. Cioranescu 2391) mit den Biographien der fünf Direktoriumsmitglieder Letourneur, Reubell, Lepaux, Barras und Carnot und um zahlreiche ergänzende wie korrigierende Anmerkungen von Rebmann. Im Anhang (S. 149 ff.) folgen Rebmanns 'Allgemeine Ansichten', in denen die französischen Verhältnisse mit großem Scharfblick analysiert werden. In diesem Bericht schlagen sich auch Rebmanns Enttäuschungen über die Verhältnisse in Frankreich nach dem 9. Thermidor nieder, und es zeigen sich sozialistische Gedankengänge, besonders bei der Schilderung der ökonomischen Lage der Bevölkerung. Rebmann (1768-1824) gilt neben Forster als einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Jakobiner. Seine Entwicklung vom aufgeklärten Publizisten über den reformerisch gesinnten Satiriker bis zum Volkstribun zeigt exemplarisch die Situation der deutschen Intelligenz im letzten Jahrzehnt des 18. Jahrhunderts. Nach seiner Promotion war er ab 1789 als Prokurator in Erlangen tätig. Als Verfechter der Prinzipien der Französischen Revolution wie der Menschenrechte entlassen, wandte er sich der Publizistik zu und war nach 1792 wiederholt zur Flucht gezwungen als Redakteur und Herausgeber verschiedener politischer Zeitschriften (u. a. 'Das neue graue Ungeheuer') in Dresden, Erfurt, Altona und Paris. Nach der Annexion des Rheinlandes durch Frankreich wurde Rebmann 1797 Richter am Kriminalgericht zu Mainz, wo er 1803 den Prozeß gegen die berüchtigten Räuber Johannes Bückler (Schinderhannes) und Damian Hessel führte. Im Jahre 1810 wurde er Präsident des kaiserlichen Gerichtshofs zu Trier. Nach dem Sturz Napoleons wurde er in den Justizdienst Pfalzbayerns übernommen und war zuletzt Oberpräsident des Appellationsgerichtshofs in Zweibrücken. Neben Walter Grab und Kawa haben sich bisher nur Wadle und Sauder (Schriften der Siebenpfeiffer-Stiftung, Band 4) ausführlicher mit Rebmann und seinem Werk beschäftigt. – Seit 1950 können wir nur sechs weitere Exemplare im Handel nachweisen. – Etwas wellig, leichter Wasserrand im Außensteg. – Kawa 30. Jestädt, Vollmer, 213. Kayser IV 442 (abweichend). Nicht bei Borst. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Houels Reisen durch Sizilien, Malta und die Liparischen Inseln. Eine Uebersetzung aus dem großen und kostbaren französischen Originalwerke von J. H. Keerl. Band I-III (von insg. 6 erschienenen) in einem Band.

      Gotha, Ettingersche Buchhandlung 1797-1801; EA; ca 20x13 cm; XXIV, 144 (4); (2) 126; (2) 122 (2) Seiten mit insgesamt 15 teils gefaltete Kupfertafeln; neuerer Kartoneinband mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschild im Stil der Zeit aus altem Material (Titelblatt etwas gebräunt mit Stempel und Namenszug, sonst nur vereinzelt minimalst fleckig; gutes Exemplar) Ohne die Teile 4-6, welche durch die lange Veröffentlichungszeit nahezu unauffindbar sind. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Abbildungen naturhistorischer Gegenstände, 2tes (zweites) bis 7tes (siebentes) Heft, Nro. 11 - 70 (in 2 Bänden).

      Göttingen, Heinrich Dieterich, 1797 - 1804. Unpag. (21, 105 Bl.). Grau-beige marmorierte Pbde. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf grünem Rückenschild. Formate: 21 x 13; 20 x 13 cm. Wissenschaftliche Illustrationsreihe des Göttinger Anatomen, Zoologen und Anthropologen Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752 - 1840). Blumenbach gilt als maßgeblicher Mitbegründer der Zoologie und der Anthropologie als wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen. Seine Göttinger Vorlesungen zur Naturgeschichte fanden regelmäßig eine internationale Zuhörerschaft. Blumenbachs erstmals 1804 erschienenes \"Handbuch der vergleichenden Anatomie und Physiologie\" gilt als maßgebliches Standardwerk seiner Zeit und wurde in nahezu alle europäischen Sprachen übersetzt. Die hier vorliegenden Hefte 2 bis 7 der Reihe (Hefte 2 bis 5 und 7 in einem Band sowie Heft 6 als separater Band) enthalten 60 Artikel mit jeweils zugehöriger ganzseitiger Kupfertafel (Kupfertafeln teilweise koloriert) zu folgenden zoologischen anatomischen und anthropologischen Motiven: 11. Simia troglodytes. 12. Simia satyrus. 13 Simia rostrata. 14. Manis tetradactyla. 15. Trichechus rosmarus. 16. certhia coccinea. 17. Serpula gigantea. 18. Basalt-Glieder von giant`s Causeway. 19. Backenzähne vom fossilen Ohio-Incognitum...20. Der fossile Murex contrarius. 21. Gefleckter Neger. 22. Myrmecophaga didactyla. 23. Bos grunniens. 24. Buceros rhinoceros. 25. Pelecanus sinensis. 26. Lacerta crocodilos. 27. Derselbe, noch im Ey. 28. Anguis platuros. 29. gryllus migratorius. 30. Thalia lingulata. 31. Vespertilio spectrum. 32. Embryo vom Bär. 33. Ursus maritimus. 34. Küchelchen aus ... Hühnerei. 35. Didus ineptuds. 36. Rana pipa. 37. Gebiss der giftigen und giftlosen Schlangen. 38. Aranea tarantula. 39. Hydatis finna. 40. Phacites fossilis. 41. Ornithorhynchus paradoxus. 42. Vespertilio ferrum equinum. 43. Castor fiber. 44. Monodon narhwal. 45. motacilla calliope. 46. Aptenodytes chrysocone. 47. Oestrus bovis, equi, ovis. 48. glaucus atlanticus. 49. Fortpflanzungsweise der Conferva fontinalis. 50. Entomolitkus paradoxos.51. Bildschöner Schädel einer Georgianerinn. 52. Schedel des Orang-Ontang von Borneo. 53. Bradypus tridactylus. 54. Didelphis marsupialis. 55. Falco serpentarius. 56. Emberiza aureola. 57. Raja torpedo. 58. Ostracion bicuspis. 59. Serpula comtortuplicata. 60. Encrinites fossilis. 61. Alle vier Hauptarten von Monstrositäten an Einem Ferkelkopf. 62. Ursus lotor. 63. Schedel des Riesenbüffels. 64. Küchelchen aus einem hundert Stunden bebrüteten Hühnerey. 65. Bucco astroflaunus. 66. Testudo graeca. 67. cancer dromia. 68. Lepas anatifera. 69. Venus mercenaria. 70. Pentacrinites fossilis. Wenige Heft-Titelblätter leicht gebräunt, alt gestempelt (L. A. Clausen [Gut] Knoop); wenige Seiten unten etwas knapper beschnitten. Sonst sehr gute Exemplare der originell illustrierten, äußerst seltenen Reihe zur Naturkunde Seiten sauber und weitestgehend fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Anatomie Zoologie Anthropologie Abbildungen Illustrationen

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        Biblia dat is de Gantsche H. Schrifture vervattende alle de Canonijke Boeken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments, uit de Oorspronkelijke Talen in onze Nederlandsche Tale getrouwelijk overgezet door Last van de Hoog. Mog Heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederl. en Volgens het besluit van de Sinode Nationaal gehouden tot Dordrecht in de Jaaren 1618 ende 1619. Door gemeene ordre der Kerken van Drukfouten verbeetert. WITH: Het Boek der Psalmen, nevens de Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland in gebruik. Door last van de Hoog Mogende Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, Uit drie berijmingen, in den jaare 1773, gekooren, Met de noodige daar in gemaakte veranderingen. Mitsgaders de Christelijke Catechismus, Formulieren en Gebeden der Gereformeerde Kerken. WITH: Evangelische Gezangen, om nevens het Boek der Psalmen bij den Openbaren Godsdienst in de Nederlandsche Hervormde Gemeenten gebruikt te worden, op uitdrukkelijken last van Alle de Synoden der Voornoemde Gemeenten bijeen verzameld en in orde gebragt in de jaren 1803, 1804 en 1805. (Biblia/Bijbel).

      Amsterdam, Johannes Allart 1797/1797/1807. (gegraveerde titelpagina, 1) 420, (2) 132, (1) 167 (2) folia., 10, z.p. Origineel Leer met ribben, 2 zilveren sloten, 4 zilveren hoeken, 2 zilveren kettingklampen met een zilveren ketting van ca. 1,5 meter lang en goud op snede, 12° H. 15,5 x B. 10 x D. 7,5 cm. (de rug is vakkundig gerestaureerd. Staphorster kettingbijbel met daarin het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, de Psalmen en Gezangen en de Formulieren. Aantrekkelijke band gebonden in zwart geciseleerd leer voorzien van zilverwerk en een vergulde snede. Het zilveren beslag is vormgegeven in de bekende schelpvorm, omgeven door enkele florale en ornamentale motieven. De vorm van dit beslag was afkomstig uit Friesland en werd vervaardigd in de stad Meppel. Rond Staphorst werd deze vormgeving bijzonder populair en hierdoor is vrijwel al het Staphorster boekzilver uniform aan aan dit beslag. Het zilverwerk op kerkboeken diende als statussymbool, aan de band kon men de stand en rijkdom van een kerkganger aflezen. De Staphorster Bijbels werden vaak aan een koord of aan een ketting gedragen en behoorde bij de streekdracht voor de zondag. De zilveren ketting van dit exemplaar geeft aan dat deze het eigendom was van een vermogend persoon, de mindere stand droeg de Bijbel aan een blauw koord of in geval van rouw een zwart koord.) (engraved titlepage, 1) 420, (2) 132, (1) 167 (2) folia., 10, n.p. Contemporary Leather with 5 raised bands, 2 silver clasps, 4 silver corner-pieces, 2 silver chain holders with a ca. 1,5 meters long silver chain and gilt-edged text block, 12° H. 15,5 x L. 10 x W. 7,5 cm. (the spine is skillfully restored. Staphorst chainbible containing the Old and New Testament, the Psalmes and Hymns and the Forms. Attractive binding bound in black gauffred leather decorated with silver and gilt-edged text block. The silver work is shaped in the common shell shape, surrounded by some floral and ornamental designs. The shape of this silver work came from the Province of Friesland and was made in the city Meppel. This design became very populair around Staphorst and due to that almost all the silver work on books from Staphorst is alike. The silver work on churchbooks was seen as a status symbol, the binding showed the social class and wealth of a churchgoer. The Staphorst Bibles were often worn at a rope or chain and belonged to the traditional costume for the Sunday. The silver chain of this copy points out that it was the property of a wealthy person, the lower class wore the Bible at a blue rope or in the case of mourning a black rope.) Noordwijk, B. van (2013). Zilver voor de Zondag. Boecxkens met Pragtigh Sluytwerck, p. 53-58 / Storm van Leeuwen, J. (2006). Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century Volume IIB, p. 1009, 1239-1242.

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        Gedanken und Meinungen über allerley Gegenstände. Ins Teutsche übersetzt [von Johann Joachim Christoph Bode]. 7 Bände.

      Wien-Prag, Franz Haas, 1797-1801. 8°. Mit 6 Titelkupfern (darunter die Portraits Montaignes und Bodes). Zus. ca. 2900 S., Marmor. Ppbde. d. Zt. Erschien zuerst 1793-99 in Berlin. - Band sechs enth. als Anhang „J. J. C. Bode‘s literarisches Leben“ von C. A. Böttiger (114 S.), Band sieben „das Real- und Nominal-Register des ganzen Werkes“. - Rücken etw. verblasst. Einbände tlw. schwach berieben. Tlw. gering wasserrandig, gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Vgl. Fromm IV, 18265 (nur die Berliner Ausgabe). Versand D: 12,00 EUR Montaigne, Gedanken und Meinungen über allerley Gegenstände. Ins Teutsche übersetzt [von Johann Joachim Christoph Bode]

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        AN ESSAY ON NAVAL TACTICS, SYSTEMATICAL AND HISTORICAL. WITH EXPLANATORY PLATES. IN FOUR PARTS

      London, 1797. Half title before each titlepage. Modern three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Modern bookplate on front pastedown. Contemporary ownership signature of "Sir Patrick Murray" on first half title. Very clean and fresh. A fine copy. One of the most important works on naval tactics published in the age of sail, this is an attractive copy of all four parts of Clerk's influential treatise, with all fifty-two plates. The first part was privately published in 1782 in Edinburgh, and then in the present form in 1790. The second through fourth parts followed in 1797. Clerk was a Scottish merchant with a long interest in navigation, and he based this work on his study of English and continental naval tactics. He was partially influenced to produce the present work due to British naval defeats during the American War of Independence, especially the defeat at Yorktown. The plates illustrate many of the battles Clerk analyzes, including Admiral Rodney's engagement with the French in 1780, Arbuthnot's battle off the mouth of the Chesapeake in 1781, Byron's defeat by the Comte d'Estaing at Grenada in 1779, and more. Admiral Nelson implemented some of Clerk's tactics during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Not in Sabin, despite the American content. "Distinctive as one of the first British accounts of tactics, as opposed to a work in French translation, and for its criticism of the current Royal Naval practice of looking more to signal books to the detriment of fighting instructions" - DNB.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Güssefeld b. Homann Erben, "Charte des Fürstenthum Minden und den Grafschaften Ravensberg. Tecklenburg und Lingen vorstellend .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1797, 45 x 55 Seltene Karte bei Homann Erben. - Unten rechts die Titelkartusche. Unten links Erklärungen zum Fürstentum und den Grafschaften. Gebiet Lingen, Stolzenau/Weser, Bielefeld, Wahrendorf.

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        Munster Abbey, a Romance; interspersed with Reflections on Virtue and Morality in three Volumes Edinburgh: Printed by John Moir for W.Creech, Cross, and S. Cheyne [and] for Hookham & Carpentar Vernor & Hood London.

      Edinburgh: Printed by John Moir for W.Creech, Cross, and S. Cheyne [and] for Hookham & Carpentar Vernor & Hood London. 1797 - 3 vols., 12mo. in sixes; a very good copy apart from a little spotting and a tear to the blank margin of K3 in volume I; contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco labels; armorial bookplate of Sir Henry Hay Makdougall of Makerstoun.First edition. Despite its 'Gothic' title this is a novel of contemporary high life in England and on the Grand Tour, avoiding 'extravagant descriptions of supernatural scenes and events'. Munster Abbey in Devon is the seat of the hero, Mr. Belford, a bachelor 'happily possessed of a fortune, ample as his wishes'. This was Leigh's only novel –– he died at 26 – assembled by his widow from her husband's 'scattered papers' and, the 'Advertisement' implies, possibly finished by her. The list of 1182 subscribers (as calculated in a pencilled note) extends to 34 pages. Despite the 'liberal and unexampled countenance bestowed on this undertaking' it did not meet with universal approval. 'The fable is uninteresting, the language incorrect and inelegant; and by endeavouring to put sentiment into the mouths of his characters on the most trifling occasions, the author often renders his work ridiculous' (Critical Review).Garside, Raven, and Schöwerling 1797: 53. Language: English

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        Carte Des Découvertes Faites en 1787 dans les Mers De Chine et De Tartarie, par les Frégates Francaises la Boußole et l'Astrolabe, depuis leur Départ de Manille jusqu'à leur Arrivée au Kamtschatka. 1.ere Feuille. - Gravée par Bouclet - Ecrit par Herault.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Bouclet & Hérault aus Atlas du Voyage de la Pérouse ., 1797, 50,5 x 69 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 376 (La Pérouse, Jean Francois Galoup, Comte de; 1741-1788). - Die Karte zeigt China mit Tawain und den südlichen Teil von Korea und Japan sowie die nördlichen Philippinen mit den Marianen. - Am unteren Kartenrand Titel. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa, and Travels into the Interior of that Country ; Containing Particular Descriptions of the Climate and Inhabitants, and interesting particulars concerning the SLAVE TRADE

      Luther Pratt, Troy 1797 - Second Edition. ix, [2], 12-180 pages. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Frontispiece engraving "The AUTHOR Relating the HISTORY of his TRAVELS to his Friend" present (often missing). Full leather binding with red leather label and simple gold ruling on spine. Previous owner name "John S. Popkin March 1798" inked on verso of title page. Occasional spotting and light browning throughout. One small hole affecting a few letters on one leaf (pages 141/2). Overall a very nice copy. Full leather. An early recounting of a trip to Africa by an American. The second edition, published the same year as the Philadelphia first edition. Sabin (30956). The title page notes Hawkins has "since become Blind ; and for whose benefit it is now published by his Friends." Printed recommendations from Dr. [Benjamin] Rush (Surgeon General, Signer of Declaration, etc, etc) and Dr. Felix Pascalis (co-editor of the Medical Repository, etc etc)."John S Popkin was the eldest son of Colonel John Popkin whom he succeeded in the Society of the Cincinnati in 1827 I knew him well from my entrance in college to the close of his life He was born in Boston June 19 1771 and died in Cambridge Massachusetts March 2 1852 He graduated at Harvard College in 1792 was Greek tutor there from 1795 to 1798 professor of the Greek language 1815 26 Eliot Professor of Greek literature 1826 33 He received the honorary degree of DD from Harvard College in 1815 He had been pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston Dr Channing's from 1799 to 1802 and of the First Church in Newbury from 1804 to 1815. . In important business transactions with Dr Popkin I found him very exact as accurate as he was in his college offices Few men excelled him in a knowledge of practical affairs and his integrity honesty and reliability were eminent the man was a counterpart of the scholar and instructor " (from Reminiscences and Memorials of Men of the Revolution and Their Families by Artemas Bowers Muzzey, 1883, p. 229). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE DE LA PÉROUSE AUTOUR DU MONDE

      Paris, 1797. Half titles. Text volumes: Large quarto. Original blue marbled paper boards, paper labels. Atlas: Large folio. Matching blue marbled boards, paper label. All untrimmed, some gatherings unopened, especially in volume three of the text. Some rubbing to spine ends, joints, and labels. Unobtrusive worming to part of the text in volumes two and three, persistent light dampstain to bottom edge of some leaves in volume three. Atlas with light marginal dampstaining to some leaves. Overall, a near fine copy in contemporary condition. First edition of one of the greatest French voyages, published by order of the French government. La Pérouse, one of the foremost French navigators of the 18th century, left Brest with two vessels in 1785 to explore the northwest coast of America. He arrived there the following summer and explored extensively along the Alaska coast, then sailed south to California. The expedition's goals were to explore the potential for fur trading ventures, pursue the geographical exploration of both America and Siberia, investigate the possibility of a northwest passage, and establish some French claim north of Spanish and south of Russian claims on the American coast. After his California visit, La Pérouse visited China, some Pacific islands, and the Siberian coast. He sent back copies of his journals, both overland across Russia and via British ships met at Botany Bay in the spring of 1788. After he left Australia, his party was never seen again, and it was not until the 1820s that the wrecks of his ships were discovered on a reef in the Santa Cruz group. When it became clear that something had happened to the expedition, a decision was made to publish the journals he had transmitted home. The La Pérouse voyage is notable for its superb mapping of the Alaska and California coasts (discussed at length by Wagner in CARTOGRAPHY OF THE NORTHWEST COAST), including maps of San Diego, Monterey, and the entire Northwest Coast. The atlas also contains numerous interesting views of the coast in California and the Pacific, as well as botanical and natural history plates. The text contains a wealth of scientific and ethnographic information. "It is one of the finest narratives of maritime exploration ever written, and certainly deserves to hold a place of high honor among the great travel accounts of the eighteenth century" - Howell. Although La Pérouse did not sail around the world, as announced in the title, he might well have achieved that objective if disaster had not overtaken him.

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        An Historical Account of the Embassy to the Emperor of China

      London, England: John Stockdale, 1797. Hardcover. VG-, light wear to cover & spine, untrimmed pages, marbled endpages, some light scattered foxing and browning to page edges, this book is in great condition for its age, clean & tight, leather intact-NOT crumbling!. Three-quarter cream leather/marbled green boards. 475 pp. 33 bw plates. This book was undertaken by order of the King of Great Britain and includes the manners and customs of the inhabitants, preceded by an account of the causes of the Embassy and voyage to China, abridged principally from the papers of Earl McCartney, as compiled by Sir George Staunton Bart, Secretary of Embassy to the Emperor of China, and Minister Plenipotentiary in the Absence of the Embassador. Includes beautifully done engravings. This is a STUNNING copy-see for yourself- click here for a link to the image http://www.mullenbooks.com/24398.JPG.

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        Alphabetum Arabicum una cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica et Symbolo Fidei.

      Rome, Sac. Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, 1797. - 8vo. 15, (1) pp. With printer's device to title page. Modern half calf. Brief introduction to the Arabic language for Catholic missionaries, "an exact reproduction of the 1715 edition" (Smitskamp). Includes a table of the alphabet and the Lord's Prayer and Ave Maria in Arabic. "The best known products of the Propaganda Press, apart from its missals, grammars, and dictionaries, are the Alphabeta" (Smitskamp 193). This is, perhaps, litte surprise, for the missionaries sent forth to all parts of the globe by the Roman see through the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, founded by Pope Gregory XV in 1622 for the purpose of spreading the Catholic interpretation of the Gospel, depended on language study textbooks such as these. The production of such alphabets was taken up as early as 1630 and was not discontinued until the early years of the 18th century; in 1812 the Congregation's in-house printing office was dissolved. - A good copy with deckle edges intact. Smitskamp 216. Cf. Streit XVII, p. 351, no. 6551.

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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 . Two Volumes.

      printed for W. Bulmer and Co. for G. Nichol., London 1797 - In two volumes, with engravings; beside a folio volume of plates. Quarto. Text volumes:[1] xxxiv, 518 pp xx, 626 pp. [slight spotting] engraved portrait frontispieces, [portrait volume one frontis appears later copy] 26 engravings in the text. Contemporary half calf calf rebacked. "A MOST INTERESTING ACCOUNT OF CHINESE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS AT THE CLOSE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY" (Cox). Appointed principal secretary to Lord Macartney's embassy to China in 1792 which sought "to improve commercial relations with China, through Canton (Guangzhou), and to establish regular diplomatic relations between the two countries. Though Macartney and Staunton had an audience with the emperor their proposals were rebuffed In China [Staunton] closely observed and noted all that he saw, and during expeditions he was able to collect botanical specimens. His son, George Thomas, then just twelve years old, accompanied him to China as page to Lord Macartney, and was the only member of the mission who bothered to learn Chinese" (DNB). Staunton's account of this important, but ultimately unsuccessful mission, conceived on a grand scale, takes in numerous places visited en route: Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Java, Sumatra, Cochin-China, etc. Cox I:344. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        NEW VIEWS OF THE ORIGIN OF THE TRIBES AND NATIONS OF AMERICA

      Philadelphia, 1797. Original drab boards with paper spine. Light wear and soiling. Internally clean. Very good plus. Untrimmed and unopened. A study of the languages of the Indians of North America, by a young professor of medicine, natural history, and botany at the University of Pennsylvania. The text consists of a long prefatory essay, followed by an analysis of fifty-four specific words, such as God, boy, tooth, cold, sun, water, etc. For each the corresponding word is given in a variety of dialects, such as Shawnee, Miami, Kickapoo, Mohawk, Oneida, etc., along with equivalents from languages in Mexico; a few examples are given as well from languages in Asia, which Barton believed to be related in some way. With an eloquent five-page dedication to Thomas Jefferson as vice president, with whose attitudes towards the Indians the author had much sympathy: "I regret with you, Sir, the evanishment of so many of the tribes and nations of America. I regret, with you, the want of a zeal among our countrymen for collecting materials concerning the history of these people." A very fine copy in original condition of a title which has for some time been very scarce on the market.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM BENJAMIN RUSH TO ELISHA BOUDINOT, CONDOLING BOUDINOT ON THE LOSS OF HIS WIFE]

      Philadelphia, 1797. Folio. Old fold lines. Reinforced with tissue at some folds. Tear in blank leaf from wax seal. Lightly soiled. Very good. In a half morocco clamshell case, spine gilt. A warm letter written by Dr. Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence, to fellow patriot Elisha Boudinot, expressing his condolences upon the loss of Boudinot's wife. Boudinot (1749-1819) was an early supporter of the Revolution, and was active in New Jersey political and social circles, interacting with many of the important men of the era. He had eleven children with his first wife, Catherine Smith, to whom this letter refers. She died in the terrible yellow fever epidemic of 1797. Boudinot remarried the year following her death. Benjamin Rush was a delegate to the Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence; he later served as surgeon general for the Middle Department of the Continental Army, though he resigned in outrage over the disorganization and corruption in army hospitals. Rush established several medical facilities in Philadelphia, including the College of Physicians in 1787. "Writing prolifically over nearly half a century, Rush was the first American physician to become widely known at home and abroad. More than any other physician, Rush established the reputation of Philadelphia as a center for medical training....His drive to understand mental illness and render the treatment of mental patients more humane earned Rush the title 'father of American psychiatry'" - ANB. Rush's letter conveys his sympathies as well as Christian hope for life beyond the grave. It reads, in part: "My dear sir, Permit me to join in the general sympathy your late bereavement has excited in the breasts of all your friends....Yes, my dear friend, we live among the dead, and in a valley of human bones. Every newspaper we pick up is an obituary of departed friends, or fellow citizens. At the present awful moment, the passing hearse, the shut up houses, and the silent streets of our city, all proclaim that we are made of the dust, & that we are doomed to return to it. But let us not complain as those who have no hope. The grave shall ere long be robbed of its prey. Even Hell itself shall give up its prisoners. The conquests, & grace of Jesus Christ extend to the utmost limits of fire & misery, & ALL, ALL shall in due time be made to partake of the benefits of his infinite atonement. P.S. The fever encreases, but it is confined chiefly to one part of the city. I have hitherto been preserved, except from a light attack of it, which confined me but one day." In fact, Rush had stayed in Philadelphia to treat those sick with the fever, and was lucky to survive. Later his political opponent, William Cobbett, accused Rush of using his treatments to kill off Federalists. Rush successfully sued Cobbett for libel, driving him out of the United States.

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        VIENNA, AUSTRIA: GRUNDRISS DER K. K. HAUPT UND RESIDENZSTADT WIEN MIT IHREN VORSTADTEN NACH DEN NEUEN HAUSNUMMERN, 1797. / PLAN DE LA VILLE DE VIENNE ET DE SES FOUXBOURGS AVEC LE DENOMBREMENT DES MASIONS FAIT EN 1797.

      - Format : Copper engraving with original outline hand colour, divided into two parts, each dissected and mounted on original linen (total: 134 x 136 cm / 53 x 53.5 inches), housed in custom box (circa 1820) of red morocco and marbled boards with elaborate tooling, armorial signs and title in gilt (dimensions: 24 x 16 x 7.5 cm) (Map in Very Good condition with only very minor points of wear; Box with stains to red morocco and abrasions to marbled surface). Maximilian von Grimm’s Grundriss der K. K. Haupt und Residenzstadt Wien mit ihren Vorstadten nach den neuen Hausnummern [translation: "Plan of the Imperial-Royal Capital and Residence of Vienna with its Suburbs, showing the new House Numbers"] is one of the finest plans of a European city produced during the Enlightenment era, and the authoritative map of the city from the critical period of the Napoleonic Wars. The present example of the rare first edition of map is extraordinary, in that it comes from the celebrated library of King Louis-Philippe I of France (1773 – 1850), and is housed within a custom red morocco-backed box bearing his arms and monogram. Towards the end of the 18th Century, Vienna was then one of the continent’s largest cities, with over 200,000 inhabitants, and the capital of the Austrian Habsburg Empire, which ruled over much of Central Europe. The map focuses on the old, or, inner city, the ‘Innere Stadt,’ enveloped by its 16th Century walls, while the rapidly expanding suburbs extend far to the south of the city proper. The map showcases the cityscape in great detail: every street is precisely delineated, and the outlines of each built-up urban block are represented, while all of Vienna’s grand edifices are carefully outlined, with the numerous gardens and parks carefully laid out. During its time, Grimm’s map was highly valued by civil administrators, military officials and businesses, while today it is prized by historians as the authoritative physical record of Vienna during the era of the Napoleonic Wars. The Grimm Map of Vienna in Context The scientific mapping of Vienna was delayed until the latter 18th Century as the Austrian Imperial army strongly discouraged the publication of detailed surveys of Vienna, out of fear that they might find their way into enemy hands. The city had nearly fallen during the Second Ottoman Siege of Vienna (1683), a traumatic experience for the Habsburg Empire that remained top of mind for generations. For decades, the army was convinced that the mere existence of any precisely accurate general maps of Vienna and its environs was a grave security risk. This concern was so acute that the actual act of surveying the city was discouraged, lest it result in some illicit map. While the military was stonewalling the scientific surveying of Vienna, civilian administrators and commercial interests urgently required an accurate general map to effectively carry out their mandates. Since the end of the Seven Years’ War in 1763, tensions over the matter had brewed between military and civilian stakeholders. Begrudgingly, the military consented to surveys of Vienna for civilian use. From 1769 to 1774, Joseph Daniel von Hüber created a monumental building-by-building panoptic view of Vienna, published as Scenographie oder Geometrische Perspect Residenz Stadt Wien (Vienna, 1777). Importantly, however, Hüber’s work only depicted the city within and immediately around its walls, a view of limited military utility. The first scientific map of Vienna and its suburbs was Joseph Anton Nagel’s Grundriß der Kayserlich-Königlichen Residenz-Stadt Wien, Ihrer Vorstädte und deren anstoßenden Orte Grundrissplan von Wien mit Vorstädten und Linienwall (1780-1). Enter Maximilian von Grimm, a cartographer who had gained great acclaim for his excellent map of Antwerp, Austrian Netherlands (Belgium), entitled Plan der Stadt Antwerpen an der Schelde in Oestreichischen Niederlanden (Augsburg, 1785). The leading Austrian map publishing firm of Artaria & C

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        Westminster Hall, The First Day of Term, A Satirical Poem.

      1797. "When Fools Fall Out for Ev'ry Flaw, They Run Horn Mad to Go to Law" Gravelot, Hubert-Francois [1699-1773], After. Mosley, Charles, Engraver. Westminster Hall. The First Day of Term. A Satirical Poem. London: Republished by Laurie & Whittle, 6th November, 1797. Copperplate engraving, 12-1/2" x 13-3/4" image on a 14-1/2" x 19-3/4" sheet of wove paper, watermarked "W. King" in the right margin of the sheet, mounted and matted. Light soiling to margins, toning to outer edges of margins, mostly covered by mat, very good overall. * A wonderful depiction of the English law court at Westminster Hall in the age of Blackstone accompanied by a satirical poem by an anonymous author. The print shows the active scene within Westminster Hall on the first day of term, showing the hammerbeam roof and looking towards arched windows at the far end. Members of the public and the law court go about their business in the hall, conversing and buying law books from stalls that flank either side of the hall. A few women are seen milling about and one woman appears to be selling a book to another. Four columns of verse beneath the image satirize the litigiousness of English society and the eagerness of attorneys to take even the most trifling case: "Jargons and noise alone prevail - while sense and reason's sure to fail; at Babel thus law terms began, - and now at Westminster go on." In image and in text, this print provides us with important contemporary evidence of the legal work that went on at Westminster, and the low esteem in which that work could be held. This image was originally published in 1758, according to the record of the Government Art Collection at Queen's Yard, London. Gravelot was active as an artist in London in the 1730s and 1740s, after which he returned to France, though he continued to produce work for publication in England. OCLC locates copies at the Harvard Law School and at the Morgan Library. We are also aware of copies at the Yale Center for British Art, the British Museum, the Government Art Collection at Queen's Yard, London, and the collections of the British Parliament. According to the British Museum, it is not listed in Stephens and George, Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum.

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        Réflexions sur la Métaphysique du Calcul Infinitésimal EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Duprat, 1797. Fine. Chez Duprat, à Paris 1797, In 8 (13,5x21,5cm), 80pp., relié. - First Edition. It lacks the folding plate. Modern cream carton. Smooth back part of title black sheepskin with long title. Together relatively browned. Thoughts are the most famous Carnot work, he exposes the fundamental principles of mathematical analysis, differential and integral calculus. Carnot (1753-1823), in addition to being a physicist and mathematician, was also génréral and politque rights under the Convention, and even minister during the Hundred Days. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Il manque la planche dépliante. Reliure en plein cartonnage moderne créme. Dos lisse, pièce de titre de basane noire avec titre en long. Ensemble relativement bruni. Les Réflexions sont l'ouvrage le plus célèbre de Carnot, il y expose les principes fondamentaux de l'analyse infinitésimale, du calcul différentiel et intégral. Carnot (1753-1823), en plus d'être un physicien et un mathématicien, fut également génréral et homme politque sous la Convention, et même ministre durant les Cents-jours.

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        Friedrich II., der Große (Berlin 24. 01. 1712 - 17. 08 1786 in Potsdam). "Fridericus. II". König von Preussen. Brustbild nach links; im Alter mit Schwarzen Adler Orden. Im Oval. "Frederic II, Roi de Prusse".

      - Kupferstich v. B. Salomon, dat. 1797, 60 x 44,8 (H) Seltenes, schönes und sehr ausdrucksstarkes Portrait, mit dem sich Jomtow Bennet Salomon neben den Porträts von Königin Luise und Chodowiecki einen Namen machte. - Mit restaurierten Randeinrissen ( 2 bis ins Bild gehend ).

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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) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth By the author of Evelina and Cecilia

      New York: Printed by John Bull, 1797. Second (?) American edition, one of three published in 1797. 5 vols. 12mo. Contemporary tree calf, red and blue morocco labels. Small wormhole along lower joint of first volume, some rubbing, lower corner of N6 cut away with loss of portions of eight lines of text, some light browning or soiling, mostly of endpapers, else a very attractive set with the contemporary signature of Cornelius Bogert of Quincy on the titles and bookplate of David Ritzema Bogert in first volume. In a brown cloth open end case. Second (?) American edition, one of three published in 1797. 5 vols. 12mo. In 1797 there were three editions of this work published in America; this edition is listed in Shipton and Mooney following that of Manning & Loring for Hall in Boston and preceding an edition of five volumes in three published in Philadelphia by Ormrod & Conrad, 1797. The introduction by the American publisher John Bull is dated 1 December 1796. The first edition of this work was 1796. Closely follows the text of the London edition with an exception, according to the note on the Author's "Advertisment" leaf by the American publisher "Here follows in the London Edition, a long list of Subscribers, engrossing about forty pages ... " which he has not included in the American edition. Shipton and Mooney 31745. For the first edition Rothschild 550

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Offenbach, 24. II. 1797. - 1 S. 8vo. auf Doppelblatt. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An ihren Enkelsohn Clemens Brentano (1778-1842): "Lieber Enkel Sohn! Ich danke dir [ ] für einen Brief der mich sehr freute - welchen du von Leipzig an mich schriebst - aber nun theile ich dir auch meine Freude über die Zufriedenheit mit, welche du über deinen Aufenthalt bey dem Schätzbaren Oncle bezeugst. - Mein Kind! Ich hoffe das nun alles gut wird! [ ] Der Himmel Seegen jeden Schritt auf der neuen Bahn - und halte deine Freude dauerhaft [ ] vergiß nicht, das du nun auf der Stelle wo deine vortreffliche Mutter dich noch vor ihrem Tod wünschte [ ]". - Etwas knittrig und gebräunt.

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        A Treatise on Copyholds

      - London - R. Pheney 1797 - The first edition of this treatise on copyhold law from Charles Watkins. Charles Watkins (died 1808) was a Welsh lawyer and legal writer. During his lifetime Watkins was author of some able treatises on aspects of the law. These included an account of the powers of the king, as guardian of the duchy of Cornwall, as well as a study of the law of descents (1793). His Reflections on Government in General appeared in 1796. Watkins also edited the introduction (on the feudal system) for the fourth edition of Sir Geoffrey Gilbert's Law of Tenures (1796). Two further works no doubt arose from his professional practice. These were A Treatise on Copyholds (2 vols. , 17979) and also Principles of Conveyancing, Designed for the Use of Students (1800). This work went into at least nine editions by 1845, and was regarded as a masterly and practical sketch (Allibone, Dict. , 3. 2602). Watkins died at Gloucester on 15 January 1808. (DNB)Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in cloth. Externally, smart, with just the odd mark. Internally, firmly bound. Pages have some slight age-toning and instances of foxing. There are some scattered ink annotations throughout. Overall: externally FINE with a GOOD interor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MASONIC MISCELLANIES, In Poetry and Prose. Containing I. The Muse of Masonry, Comprising One Hundred and Seventy Masonic Songs, (Chiefly adapted to familiar Times,) Cantatas, Duets, Catches, Glees, Oratorios, Anthems, Eulogies, Odes, Sonnets, Prologues and Epilogues. With appropriate Toasts and Sentiments. II. The Masonic Essayist. III. The Freemason’s Vade-Mecum

      London Printed for Vernor and Hood 1797. . 1st Ed. 12mo. viii + [iv] + 328pp. + [i]. Frontis. of Masonic symbols, t.p. device, dec. devices. Contemporary neat annotations, armorial bookplate depicting the escutcheon divided by a chevron charged with three stags with a stag at a helm supported by books with the name P. Rogers, early sheep boards, some soiling and corners with sl. loss, rebacked in modern gilt lettered calf. ESTC T174000. Stephen Jones (1763?-1827), journal editor, compiler of reference works, and enthusiastic freemason. US$578

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        "Voyage a l'ile de Ceylan, fait dans les années 1797 à 1800; contenant l'histoire, la géographie et la description des moeurs des habitans, ainsi que celle des productions naturelles du pays. Translated from the english by P. F. Henry. 2 vols. Paris, Dentu, 1803. ".

      2 vols. Half calf leather, spine with title shield and volume shield, cornes slightly worn. 8°, paginated: [4] 1-316, [4] 1-304. With 4 engraved folded maps. The text a bit browned. In all a good copy. First and only french edition of Percival's travels to Ceylon. It includes a large folded map of Ceylon (the present Sri-Lanka), Port de Trinquemale (Trinque male), Port de Colombo and a Carte de la Peche des Perles. B0053.

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        Befestigungsplan von Kehl und Straßburg ('Militairische Karte von der Festung Strasburg; der Feste Kehl, und von den umliegenden Gegenden.').

      - Kupferstich b. Felsing in Darmstadt, 1797, 41 x 50,5 Seltener Befestigungsplan mit der Umgebung zwischen Mundolsheim, Oberhausbergen, Wolfisheim, Lingolsheim, Illkirch-Graffenstaden, Marlen, Kork, Auenheim und Hoenheim. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste, Erklärungen von a -g sowie Verlegeradresse. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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