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        REPORT ON THE ARRANGEMENTS WHICH WERE MADE FOR THE INTERNAL DEFENCE OF THESE KINGDOMS, when Spain, by its armada, projected the invasion and conquest of England

      London, State Paper Ofice, [printed by A. Strahan, 1798]. and application of the wise proceedings of our ancestors, to the present crisis of public safety, 1798. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM JOHN BRUCE TO HENRY DUNDAS. 8vo, approximately 230 x 130 mm, 9 x 5 inches, folding engraved map of the Thames, copied from a parchment of 1588, pages: [4], [1]-97, [15], [i]-cxxxviii,cxli-cccxxviii, 2 leaves folding, full calf binding, rebacked at sometime, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, double gilt rules to edges of covers, marbled endapers. Binding worn, rubbed and scuffed, hinges cracked and neatly strengthened inside with cloth, covers still attached but hinges weak, pale offset on map and pages either side, pale browning to a few pages at beginning and end, occasional fox spot to main body of text otherwise text clean. On signature B, written in old ink in top margin " State Paper Office, May 17th 1798. Sir- then in the lower margin of page 97 "I have the honor to be Sir your most obedient and faithful Servant John Bruce. Right Honorable Henry Dundas". John Bruce was "Tutor to Robert Saunders Dundas, the son of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, Bruce was rewarded by a share, with Sir James Hunter Blair, 1st Baronet of the reversion of the patent of king's printer and stationer for Scotland; and was appointed keeper of the state paper office, secretary for the Latin language to the Privy Council, and official historiographer to the East India Company from 1801. Wikipedia". ESTC T77289. According to ESTC the work was not published. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Posthumous Works [with] Memoirs

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, and G. G. and J. Robinson, 1798. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 5 vols. (4 + 1). 1st editions. 1/4 calf, marbled boards, red morocco labels to the "Posthumous Works of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (4 volumes), black morocco label "Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (1 volume). Near fine, never repaired and never rebacked, all are complete with half-titles and fly-titles, the first work with the cancel (D5) in vol. II (the vol. IV contents leaf with its errata is bound here in vol. III), the second work with the portrait and errata. Ex-M. Gaskell (signature to half-title of vol. III and title page of vol. IV).

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        Ausführliche Beschreibung der Sprachmaschinen oder sprechenden Figuren mit unterhaltenden Erzählungen und Geschichten erläutert

      Nürnberg, Johann Eberhard Zeh 1798.. Mit zwei gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 1 Textholzschnitt und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. 154 S. Pappband des späten 19. Jhdts. mit rotem Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. 19,8 x 12,3 cm. Kein Exemplar im JBdA seit 1950; über KVK nur 2 Standorte nachweisbar (BSB München und UB Basel). - Der Verfasser bleibt ein wenig im Dunkel, ich konnte nur einen Hinweis auf bei Will, Nürnbergisches Gelehrten-Lexicon V, 125 finden: "Ein ehemaliger Kunsthändler in Nürnberg"; Will gibt den Vornamen als "Heinrich Marcus" an und verzeichnet insgesamt 5 Publikationen. H. M. Brunner, über den ich sonst bibliographisch nichts weiter in Erfahrung bringen konnte, berichtet, selbst Sprachmaschinen angefertigt zu haben, erklärt aber gleichzeitig alle, wohl in der Nachfolge Kempelens entstandenen Sprachmaschinen als Betrügereien. Der Rezensent der NADB 50. Band (1800) S. 483f. schreibt u.a.: “Nicht zu Unrecht ereifert er sich über die Leichtgläubigkeit, mit der man an vielen Orten Deutschlands den herumziehenden Glücksrittern, die durch ihre Sprachmaschinen den Leuten weissagten, Geheimnisse entdeckten u. dergl. zulief und sie bereicherte. Diese Art von Sprachmaschinen erklärt er mit Recht insgesammt für Betrügereyen, und giebt von einigen derselben, die in Deutschland gezeigt worden sind, nähere Nachricht; wenn er es aber überhaupt für unmöglich erklärt eine Sprachmaschine (versteht sich keine weissagende) zu verfertigen: so geht er zu weit, und wird durch die Erfindung des Herrn von Kempelen widerlegt. Diese aber, gerade die vorzüglichste unter allen bisher verfertigten, scheint er gar nicht zu kennen; denn er erwähnt ihrer mit keiner Sylbe.” - Siehe auch ausführlich: Gessinger, Joachim: Auge & Ohr: Studien zur Erforschung der Sprache am Menschen 1700-1850. Berlin, 1944. S. 411ff. - Mit interessantem Mediziner-Exlbris Dr. George Meyer (1860-1923; Mitbegründer der Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft). - Unbeschnitten. - Etwas berieben, oberes Kapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Tls. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig

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        Geschichte der zeichnenden Künste seit ihrer Wiederauflebung bis auf die neuesten Zeiten, Bände 1, 2, 3/1, 4, 5 (= Geschichte der Künste und Wissenschaften seit der Wiederherstellung derselben bis an das Ende des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts. Zweyte Abtheilun

      Göttingen, Johann Georg Rosenbusch, 1798 - 1808. Grundlagenwerk zur Geschichte der Malerei des Malers und Kunsthistorikers Johann Dominik Fiorillo (1848 - 1821), Fiorillo lehte von 1799 an Philosophie an der Göttinger Georg-August-Universität er gilt als Begründer der Kunstgeschichte als wissenschaftlicher Disziplin in Deutschland. Das Werk enthält unter anderm Kapitel zur Geschichte der Malerei in Rom, in der Toscana, in den verschiedenen Regionen Italiens, in Frankreich, Spanien und Großbritannien. Die Bände 2, 4 und 5 mit ausführlichem Register. Buchrücken partiell etwas berieben wenige Seiten leicht gebräunt bzw. etwas fleckig. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar dieses überaus seltenen Werkes zur Kunst- und Malereigeschichte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Ausführliche Beschreibung der Sprachmaschinen oder sprechenden Figuren mit unterhaltenden Erzählungen und Geschichten erläutert.

      Nürnberg, Johann Eberhard Zeh 1798. - Mit zwei gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 1 Textholzschnitt und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. 154 S. Pappband des späten 19. Jhdts. mit rotem Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. 19,8 x 12,3 cm. Kein Exemplar im JBdA seit 1950; über KVK nur 2 Standorte nachweisbar (BSB München und UB Basel). - Der Verfasser bleibt ein wenig im Dunkel, ich konnte nur einen Hinweis auf bei Will, Nürnbergisches Gelehrten-Lexicon V, 125 finden: "Ein ehemaliger Kunsthändler in Nürnberg"; Will gibt den Vornamen als "Heinrich Marcus" an und verzeichnet insgesamt 5 Publikationen. H. M. Brunner, über den ich sonst bibliographisch nichts weiter in Erfahrung bringen konnte, berichtet, selbst Sprachmaschinen angefertigt zu haben, erklärt aber gleichzeitig alle, wohl in der Nachfolge Kempelens entstandenen Sprachmaschinen als Betrügereien. Der Rezensent der NADB 50. Band (1800) S. 483f. schreibt u.a.: "Nicht zu Unrecht ereifert er sich über die Leichtgläubigkeit, mit der man an vielen Orten Deutschlands den herumziehenden Glücksrittern, die durch ihre Sprachmaschinen den Leuten weissagten, Geheimnisse entdeckten u. dergl. zulief und sie bereicherte. Diese Art von Sprachmaschinen erklärt er mit Recht insgesammt für Betrügereyen, und giebt von einigen derselben, die in Deutschland gezeigt worden sind, nähere Nachricht; wenn er es aber überhaupt für unmöglich erklärt eine Sprachmaschine (versteht sich keine weissagende) zu verfertigen: so geht er zu weit, und wird durch die Erfindung des Herrn von Kempelen widerlegt. Diese aber, gerade die vorzüglichste unter allen bisher verfertigten, scheint er gar nicht zu kennen; denn er erwähnt ihrer mit keiner Sylbe." - Siehe auch ausführlich: Gessinger, Joachim: Auge & Ohr: Studien zur Erforschung der Sprache am Menschen 1700-1850. Berlin, 1944. S. 411ff. - Mit interessantem Mediziner-Exlbris Dr. George Meyer (1860-1923; Mitbegründer der Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft). - Unbeschnitten. - Etwas berieben, oberes Kapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Tls. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Straußfedern. Hrsg. v. J. C. A. Musäus (Bd 1), J. G. Müller (Bde 2-3) und Ludwig Tieck (Bde 4-8). 8 Bände. Pappbde d. Z. (etwas berieben) mit farb. Rückenschild.

      Berlin und Stettin, Friedrich Nicolai, 1787-1798. - Vollständiges und sauberes Exemplar der äußerst seltenen ersten Ausgabe. Hochinteressante frühromantische Sammlung von 36 Erzählungen, darunter (nach Maassen) über 20 Stücke von Tieck im Erstdruck, die oft nicht in die späteren Gesamtausgaben aufgenommen wurden. Aus der anfänglichen Übersetzerarbeit von frz. Zeitromanen im Auftrag von Nicolai, die dieser zuerst in die Hände von Musäus legte und nach dessen Tod dem Verfasser des berühmten Romans 'Siegfried von Lindenberg', Johann Gottwerth Müller, anvertraute, entwickelte Tieck seinen später so bezeichnenden Stil. Er löste sich ganz von den Vorbildern und von dem von Nicolai vorgelegten Material und schrieb eigenständige Novellen. Unter den oft frivolen Erzählungen findet sich viel Autobiographisches, auch mit Anspielungen auf Personen der Berliner Frühromantik, auf Wackenroder, Bothe, Bernhardi u. a. Einige Texte schrieb Tieck gemeinsam mit seiner Schwester Sophie (verh. Bernhardi). "Freund Hein hat zuverläßig den sämmtlichen Autoren, denen diese Erzählungen ursprünglich zugehören, bereits den letzten Dienst erwiesen, sie insgesammt ausgebälgt und ihnen ein ewiges Stillschweigen auferlegt, ihr Gefieder ist ein Spiel der Winde worden" (Vorrede von Musäus). Musäus übersetzte 4 franz. Novellen (Bd. I), J. G. Müller von Itzehoe war Herausgeber der Bde II u. III. Tieck war für die Bde. IV-VIII verantwortlich, erweiterte die anfänglich vom Verleger Nicolai gewünschten Übersetzungen mit eigenen Erzählungen. Hier finden sich die Anfangsgründe des späteren "Königs der Romantik". Wie sich der allmähliche Übergang zur eigentlichen Romantik in dieser Sammlung dokumentiert vgl. ausführlich: Grätz, 'Das Märchen in der deutschen Aufklärung'. Der Musäus'sche Teil enthält Teufels- und Gespenstergeschichten, die wegen ihrer zweifelhaften Moral nicht mehr in die 'Volksmärchen' aufgenommen worden waren. In Band 2 findet sich eine interessante 'Rumpelstilzchen'-Variante, in Teil 3 eine Variation zu 'Des Kaisers neue Kleider' und im Tieck'schen Teil werden in der 'Merkwürdigen Lebensgeschichte Sr. Majestät Abraham Tonelli' bekannte Sagen- und Märchenmotive (Schatzsuche, tierbannender Stein, Teufelszitierung, Spuk und zahllose Tierverwandlungen) ironisch gebrochen. – Vorrede von Band 1 verbunden. Gutes Exemplar. – Goed. VI 36, 43 (Tieck), IV 1, 938, 14 (Müller) und IV 1, 580, 7 (Musäus); Hayn/G. 7, 458 (mit genauer Kollation); Weisstein 4330 (nur 3 Teile). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discurso político sobre la importancia, y necesidad, de los hospicios, casas de expósitos y hospitales, que tienen todos los estados, y particularmente España.

      Madrid, en la imprenta de la Viuda de Ibarra, 1798. - Petit in-4. 6ff. 98pp. XXXIV. Plein veau, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de l'un des principaux traités de bienfaisance espagnols du 18e siècle, composé par un membre du Conseil Royal de Castille. C'est un important plaidoyer politique pour l'établissement d'orphelinats, de maisons d'éducation et d'hospices en Espagne. "Importancia, y precisión, que en todos tiempos han reconocido los Estados civiles de la ereccion de Casas de Misericordia", "Absoluta necesidad, que tiene España, del establecimiento de Casas de Misericordia por los intereses de la Religion, y de la Politica", "Necesidad de Hospicios para impedir la voluntaria mendiguez. Daños que esta ocasiona al Público, los quales no pueden evitarse con la promulgacion de Leyes, ni por otro medio, que el de los Hospicios", "Corto número de Hospicios que hay en España, respecto de los que se necesitan, y providencias del presente Gobierno para su aumento", "Se trata de la necesidad de otras Casas de Misericordia", "Casas de Expósitos", "Casas de Correccion", "Hospitales de Enfermos", etc. A la fin figurent divers textes officiels sur le sujet, avec l'exposé des idées de l'auteur pour l'établissement des maisons de bienfaisance et la construction de leurs édifices. Brunissures aux trois premiers feuillets, dues à l'encollage des plats. Très bon exemplaire par ailleurs. Palau, 185979. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dizionario Delle Lingue Italiana ed Inglese di Giuseppe Baretti Al Quale e Preposta una Grammatica Delle Due Lingue

      London: B. Law et al, 1798. Nuova Edizione, Corretta e Migliorata. Leatherbound. Very good. xxxiv, unpaginated. 28 cm. Full leather. Hinges and spine ends repaired. Bottom corners worn. Some scuffing to boards. Bookplate of former owner William Tilsley Jones. Small ink mark top corner of rear free endpaper. Guiseppe Baretti (1719-1789), Italian literary critic, lived in London and spent time with Samuel Johnson and his associates. This late 18th-century edition of his influential Italian and English dictionary belonged to William Tilsley Jones (1782-1861), High Sheriff and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire in Wales.

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        An Epitome of the Natural History of the Insects of China:

      1798 1798 - Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Upwards of One Hundred New, Singular, and Beautiful Species; together with some that are of Importance in Medicine, Domestic Economy, &c. The Figures are accurately drawn, engraved, and coloured, from Specimens of the Insects; the Descriptions are arranged according to the System of Linnæus; with References to the Writings of Fabricius, and other Systematic Authors. London: Printed for the Author, by Benslet 1798 [-99]. With 50 handcoloured engravings. 4to. [4 + 92 + 2] pp. + plates. Uncut in newer beautiful full red morocco richly gilt on spine and boards and with inner goldline. The binding signed Axel Knudsen 1972, housed in nice paperbox. * Containing upwards of 220 figures and descriptions, delicately drawn and handcoloured in a vivid and charming way; the insects are often set in their natural surroundings, i.a. on flowers, which give the plates additional beauty and harmony. Edward Donovan (1768-1837) was an Anglo-Irish naturalist and the author of a number of important natural history works which stand out for their perfection of execution. Best known are probably his publications of the insects of China and India. He was a Fellow of the Linnaean Society and the Wernerian Natural History Society.Nissen ZBI 1143. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage Round the World: which was performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788 by M. de La Peyrouse:

      1798 - abridged from the original French journal of M. de La Peyrouse, which was lately published by M. Milet Mureau, in obedience to an order from the French government. To which are added: a Voyage from Manilla to California, by Don Antonio Maurelle: and an abstract of The Voyage and Discoveries of the late Captain G. Vancouver. First Edinburgh edition. One folding map & three plates. 8vo. Early 19th century calf, sensitively rebacked with slight rebuilding to corners, red leather label to spine with gilt title and ruled compartments, endpapers replaced with contemporary paper stock, internally clean. [i-v], vi-xvi, 336pp. Edinburgh, J. Moir, A very good copy of the Edinburgh adbridgment of this important Pacific voyage. It's believed that the 1801 first American edition is based on this, though that was published without the map and plates. The plates are titled: ?The Inhabitants and Monuments of Easter Island?, ?View of Cavite in Manilla Bay? (sic), and ?Massacre of de Langle Lamanon and ten others of the two crews.? La Pérouse's expedition departed from France in 1785 in the Boussole and the Astrolabe with orders to continue the work of exploration begun by Cook in the Pacific and on the North West Coast. Having rounded Cape Horn the two ships reached Easter Island in April of the following year, before sailing on to Hawaii, where the expedition members became the first Europeans to land on Maui. They then preceded to Alaska, surveying the coastline as instructed, before moving West to Asia, where La Pérouse charted the coast North of Macao as far as Kamchatka, and successfully navigated the Sea of Japan. Copies of the expedition's logs were sent home from Macao, Kamchatka (in the care of M. de Lesseps on the overland route), and Botany Bay (in early 1788). Thereafter nothing was known of the expedition's fate until Dillon discovered the wreck of the two ships on the reef at Vanikoro in the Santa Cruz islands in 1827. This is in fact, a very neat compendium of voyages to the North Pacific at the end of the eighteenth century. Although merely a precis, this is one of the earliest appearances of Vancouver's voyage in print, the same year as the first London edition. Furthermore, Maurelle served as pilot to Bodega y Quadra on their voyage to California and Alaska. Ferguson, 333; Forbes, 331; Hill, 976; Kroepelien, 1331; Sabin, 38966. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Carta crítica sobre la historia de América del señor D. Juan Bautista Muñoz escrita de Roma Por D. Francisco Iturri

      1798 - Madrid año de 1798. 120 p. Continúa con portada propia, Carta segunda en que se continua la critica de la Historia de nuevo mundo 98 p. Sigue: Satisfaccion a la carta crítica. 20 p. Al final: En Valencia por Joseph de Orga Año MDCCXCVIII. En 8º m., encuadernación en holandesa, título dorado en lomo con nervios. Palau, 122212 y 122214. Buen estado, algunas manchas de óxido. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the Comparative Advantages of Vertical and Horizontal Wind-Mills: containing A description of an horizontal Wind-Mill and Water-Mill, upon a new construction; and explaining the manner of applying the same principle to pumps, sluices, methods for moving boats or vessels, &c. &c. With plates.

      Printed for Messrs. I. and J. Taylor. 1798 - [2], viii, [2], 66, [2]pp, 2 engraved folding plates. 8vo. Titlepage a little dusted. Disbound & partially unopened. ESTC T12232, BL, Bodleian, Royal Society & Derby in the UK; 5 copies in North America. Robert Beatson, 1742-1818, was born in Fifeshire, a friend of Adam Smith, educated for a military profession, and on the titlepage announces himself as late of His Majesty's Corps of Royal Engineers. He took out a patent on his invention, and a model of it was exhibited in London. The advertisement leaf notes that the model can be seen at his address, 15 Great Wind-Mill Street, London. He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, where he died January 24, 1818, aged 87. Three volumes of manuscripts, entitled Beatson?s Collections, are in the library of the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh, but there is no copy of this work recorded in ESTC in any Scottish library.

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        Traitorous General James Wilkinson re Intercepted Letters, Praises American Reaction to the XYZ Affair

      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1798 - Autograph Letter Signed, to Anthony Walton White, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2, 1798. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. "I have had many Letters intercepted, in search for my politics, so much the better, yet I think it might be worthy Enquiry, to know the fate of yours & Mr. Bootes.The french are at length unmasqued, & stand confessed a band of freebooters, unequaled among civilized nations. The Conduct of our Envoys has been noble, that of our President decisive."Wilkinson was undoubtedly in the pay of the Spanish, but somehow managed to retain the trust of each president from Washington to Madison. He was acquitted by several public inquiries and courts martial despite his involvement in the Burr conspiracy and other intrigues. A month after this letter, Wilkinson left Pittsburgh. Going downriver, he stayed Fort Massac in July and August. In August 1799, Major General Alexander Hamilton ordered Wilkinson to establish a base to seize the lower Mississippi Valley and New Orleans if the Quasi-War turned into open war with France or its ally Spain; luckily it did not. Complete Transcript Hd Quarters Pitts Burgh May 2nd 1798My Dear White By the last mail I received your favor of the 15th Ultmo, the first I give you my Honor since I crossed the Mountains. I am surprised you have not heard of the result of my Enquiries after the -, as they were compleatly successful & the result has been long since reported to our friend McPherson. I write Mr [William R.] Bootes by this conveyance, & shall be happy to see Him, altho I cannot promise him a place near my Person, I can & will take care of Him. I wish you to hurry Him forward. Let Him be well provided with Linnon, Handkerchiefs, Stockings, Shoes, & Summer Cloathing, a uniform Coat & regimental pack. I have had many Letters intercepted, in search for my politics, so much the better, yet I think it might be worthy Enquiry, to know the fate of yours & Mr. Bootes, transmitted to the War Office. You will soon hear of my leaving this place. Wherever I may be, or whatever my fate, I shall remember you with affection & pray for your happiness, being ever Your Ja WilkinsonGen: White}[Postscript vertically in left margin:] The french are at length unmasqued, & stand confessed a band of freebooters, unequaled among civilized nations. The Conduct of our Envoys has been noble, that of our President decisive.Historical BackgroundIn the summer of 1796, General James Wilkinson was assigned to command the U.S. Army at Detroit, recently evacuated by British troops. In 1798, after Detroit's citizens protested his greed, he was transferred to command the Army's Southern Department. In February 1798, Secretary of War James McHenry admonished Wilkinson for going to Pittsburgh, rather than to Fort Massac near the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.James Wilkinson (1757-1825) was born in Maryland. His study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania was interrupted by the Revolutionary War. He served in various capacities and was sent to Congress with news of the American victory at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. After inflating his own role, he was promoted to brigadier general but was compelled to resign in 1778. He moved to Kentucky in 1784 and aided attempts to make Kentucky independent of Virginia. In 1787, he traveled to New Orleans, where (it is now known) he discussed with Spanish colonial officials the possibility of Kentucky joining the Spanish empire. In 1791, he received a commission as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. After Anthony Wayne (who had tried to court martial Wilkinson) died in December 1796, Wilkinson became the Senior Officer of the Army. In 1798, he was transferred to the southern frontier during the Quasi-War with France. While the Senior Officer of the Army from 1800 to 1812, Wilkinson became involved in Aaron Burr's conspiracy to separate western states and territories from the United States. He turned on Burr and testified a. (See website for full description)

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        Hans Rudolph Füßlin kritisches Verzeichnis der bessten, nach den berühmtesten Mahlern aller Schulen vorhandenen Kupferstiche....

      Orell Füßli u Compagnie Zürich 1798 (...Für Liebhaber, die sich mittelst einer nicht zahlreichen, aber auserlesenen Sammlung von Kupferstichen deutliche Begriffe von dem, jedem klassischen Mahler eigenen Kunstcharakter erwerben wollen Band 1 - 4 ( so vollständig ) - Erscheinungszeitraum 1798 - 1806 ). Band 1 *Die Florentinische und Römische Schule* mit 300 Seiten und 1 Kupferstich-Vignette / Band 2 *Die Lombardische und Bolognesische Schule* mit 420 Seiten und 1 in Kupfer gestochenen Vignette von Coreggio / Band 3 *Die Venezianische Schule* mit 259 Seiten, 1 Blatt und 1 Kupferstichvignette / Band 4 *\'Die Niederländische Schule* mit 278 Seiten und 1 in Kupfer gestochenen Vignette von Rubens. Jeder Band mit umfangreichem Register. Die Bände jeweils in Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken, marmorierten Buchdeckeln und marmoriertem Buchschnitt, 8° ( 18,5 x 11 cm ). Einbände berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten stockfleckig ( wenige Seiten stärker stockfleckig ). - Als vollständige Ausgabe in 4 Bänden in erster Ausgabe sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 1500 Gramm ) ( Lagerort: Richey - DG ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Füssli, Füßlin, Schweiz, Schweizer, Kupferstiche, copper plate, Florenz, Rom, Lombardei, Mailand, Bologna, Rubens, Coreggio, Venedig, Venetianisch, Niederlande, Niederländisch, Google, Maler, Kupferstecher

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        MEMOIRS OF STEPHEN BURROUGHS. [WITH:] VOLUME II.

      Benjamin True, MDCCXCVIII (1798), and Boston: Caleb Bingham, 1804., Hanover - Two Volumes. VOLUME I: First edition. 8vo. Original tree calf, [2], vi - vii, [8], 296 pp., errata at bottom of page 296, title in red leather on spine. Bookplate of William L. Clements Library of American History at the University of Michigan on front pastedown sheet, top edge of title page repaired with old paper, name in ink of Charles Miller, Feb. 14, 1848 on title page, small hole on pages 111 and 112 affecting a few letters, minor foxing throughout, else a very good copy of an exceedingly rare book.VOLUME II: First edition. 16mo. Original calf with title in gilt on red leather label on spine, five gilt bands on spine, 202 pp., former owner's name on front pastedown sheet, water stain to bottom third of front endpapers and title page, moderately rubbed to spine ends and extremities, else a very good copy of an exceedingly rare book. Burroughs (1765-1840) was born in Hanover, New Hampshire, the son of a Congregational minister, and quickly gained a reputation as a troublesome child. Streeter says, "One of the great criminal autobiographies, and an important piece of picaresque Americana." Prior to his reformation, Burroughs was a privateer, posed as a ship's surgeon, impersonated a clergyman, was involved in counterfeiting, escaped from jail in Northampton by burning it down, was arrested and imprisoned on Castle Island, from which he escaped and fled to Canada, where once again he became involved in counterfeiting. He later became a teacher and was arrested for attempting to seduce one of his female students, and was found guilty by trial. His sentence was to receive one hundred and seventeen stripes on the naked back, stand for two hours in the pillory, sit one hour on the gallows with a rope around his neck, and then be confined in prison for three months, and after being released he must procure bonds for good behavior and pay the charges of prosecution. He suffered about two thirds of his punishment before escaping. Later in life he reformed, joined the Catholic Church, and became a beloved teacher to privileged youth. Shaw & Shoemaker 5957 say they can locate only three [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Théorie des Sentimens Moraux, ou Essai Analytique sur les Principes des Jugemens que portent naturellement les Hommes, d’abord sur les Actions des Autres, et ensuite sur leurs propres Actions : suivi d’une Dissertation sur l’Origine des Langues. Traduit de l’Anglais, sur la septième et dernière édition, par S. Grouchy Ve. Condorcet. Elle y a joint huit Lettres sur la Sympathie.

      A Paris, chez F. Buisson, an 6 (1798). - 2 volumes in-8. VIII. 466pp. + 2ff. 511pp. Plein veau moucheté, dos lisses ornés, triple filet doré autour des plats (Reliure de l'époque). Première Edition de la meilleure traduction en français de ce texte important du célèbre économiste et philosophe écossais Adam Smith (1723-1790). "Dans ce remarquable ouvrage ( ), l’auteur établit que le mobile de toutes nos actions est dans la sympathie, force innée, instinct irrésistible qui nous pousse à partager la joie comme la douleur de nos semblables ( ). La sympathie et l’harmonie universelle, voilà l’âme de la doctrine morale du sentiment. L’idée de l’harmonie, sous une autre forme, se retrouvera dans l’Economie Politique de Smith" (Larousse). La traduction est due à la marquise de Condorcet, qui l’a faite "sur une édition à laquelle Adam Smith avait fait, pendant sa dernière maladie, des changements considérables. Madame de Condorcet a placé en tête un avertissement, et y a ajouté une traduction des ‘Considérations sur l’Origine et la Formation des Langues’, et huit lettres sur la sympathie renfermant l’examen critique de la doctrine de l’auteur, que madame de Condorcet n’approuve pas entièrement" (Quérard). Bel exemplaire.

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        The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire. . . Interspersed with Pedigrees and Anecdotes of Families; Observations on Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, and Manufactories; and Illustrated with a Very Full and Correct New Map of the County . . .,

      2 vols (all published), folio, [vol.1.] pp. [2], (v-xxiv), [2], 125, [1], [1], (ii-xii), (*xi-*xii), (xiii-xxxviii), 156, (*153-*158), 157-164, (165*-166*), 165-210, (*207-*214), 211-230, (229*230*), 231-414, (*411-*416), 415-434, 38 (index), folding map (linen-backed), 44 engraved plates (incl. double-page and folding), text illus. at pp. 37, 51, 85, 127, 161, 166, 205, 207, 211, 229, 231, 323, 344, 376, 388, 410; [vol. 2], pp. [2], (iii-xxxii), 22, (*21-*22), 23-30, (27*-30*), 31-106, (105*-*107 +*107 [i.e.108]*), 107-172, (171*-*172), 173-216, (215*-216*), 217-220, (*221-*222), 221-290, pp, 20 appendix, folding plan, 38 plates, text illus. at pp. 31, 70, 103, 107, 138, 173, 194, 244, 251, 252, 290, woodcuts at p. 59, 238,A very handsome set, complete in all respects, in an early 19th century binding of full navy blue morocco gilt, restrained in style, but clearly of the highest quality. Shaw died in 1802, before he could bring the projected third volume to fruition.

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        SIGNED LETTER FROM THE PRIVATEER ROBERT SURCOUF TO THE LETELLIER BROTHERS, 1798

      France, 1798. A letter, in very good condition, from the privateer and pirate Robert Surcouf (1773-1827) to the Letellier Brothers, Bordeaux merchants. In French. Translation: "I have received the letter you have done the honor of writing me at Nantes. The new embargo [which] has arisen unexpectedly, [was] made to disarm us, the pirates, until the new order. It is necessary to take all its annoyances calmly. Think only of doing some things with your glorious vessel from here in Sept or Oct when the embargo will surely be lifted; you will have time to plan your actions; first you will prepare for 80 passengers, and only put one very meager cargo on board, but you must have someone in place in Paris to do this. Your vessel would leave there in September by skillful capture to make for the coast of Brazil and moreover, the Cape of Good Hope; this will be the time when the vessels will make their return to Europe with their foodstuffs from India. Grant me the friendship to give me the new arrivals, by means of this vessel, arriving at the Ile de France, and tell me if Monsieur your brother is still here." The letter is penned in a a firm hand and is followed by Surcouf's signature, measuring almost 4 inches. 1 1/4pp. On two sides of a single sheet. May 27th, 1798. St. Malo. Shelved in Ephemera folder in case 0. Dupont.

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        Elegieen von Properz. [Übersetzt und mit einer Vorrede von Karl Ludwig von Knebel].

      Leipzig, G. J. Göschen, 1798. . Propertius, Sextus (v50-v15). Nach ersten Versuchen, die Elegien des Properz in rhythmisierte Prosa zu übertragen, erschienen 18 von Knebel übersetzte Elegien im zweiten Jahrgang der "Horen". Die hier vorliegende, erste Buchausgabe enthält diese 18 und weitere 18 Übertragungen, ergänzt durch eine poetologische, zuweilen selbstkritische Vorrede und umfangreiche Anmerkungen Knebels. Er war bestrebt, dem Original in Wortlaut und Versbau möglichst nahezukommen, folgte aber nicht zeitgenössischen Theorien zur Rhythmik und Metrik wie denen von J. H. Voß und W.v. Schlegel. Karl Ludwig von Knebel (1744-1834) war u.a. Erzieher des Weimarer Prinzen Konstantin und schuf auf dem Landgut Tiefurt die erste englische Parkanlage Weimars. Er war mit Herder und Goethe befreundet und betätigte sich auf verschiedenen literarischen Gebieten. Seine Stärke jedoch lag auf dem Gebiet der Übersetzung, vor allem der klassischen lateinischen Literatur. - Deckel berieben, oberes Kapital angeplatzt mit Fehlstückchen, innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig

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        ENCYCLOPAEDIA; OR, A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, SCIENCES, AND MISCELLANEOUS LITERATURE.

      Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1798. - Large quarto. Eighteen volumes. With 542 copperplate engravings, some folding. Contemporary speckled tree calf, spines gilt, red morocco spine labels. Some edge wear and scuffing to the boards. Some hinges starting, mostly minor toning, occasional light foxing. Overall very good. An excellent set of the "greatly improved" first edition of the first encyclopedia printed in America. Dobson's ENCYCLOPAEDIA was profusely illustrated with over 500 copperplate engravings, constituting "the finest group of American engravings of the century" signifying the "coming of age of American book illustration," according to Wroth. The massive work is illustrated with 542 copperplates engraved by noted artists such as Robert Scott, James Thackara, E. Trenchard, the Smithers, John Vallance, James Akin, William Barker, Joseph Bowles, Francis Shallus, Henry W. Weston, Joseph Seymour, and others. The text comes from the third edition of the ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, with some revisions, namely the section on America, which was written by Jedidiah Morse. Interestingly, the entirety of the work is printed on paper manufactured in Pennsylvania. While the text largely follows the third edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, there is considerable added material mainly related to the Americas and the United States. Subscribers included Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Aaron Burr, and Alexander Hamilton. A landmark publication, not just the largest printing project undertaken in America at the time, but one that marked "the end of printing in America as a household craft and the beginning of its factory stage of development" - Wroth. Richard D. Arner has written an excellent and thorough description of the history and production of the work. EVANS 22486. WROTH COLONIAL PRINTER, pp.291-95. SILVER AMERICAN PRINTER, pp.153-4. LEHMANN-HAUPT 95. RINK 116. SABIN 22555. Richard D. Arner, DOBSON'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: THE PUBLISHER, TEXT, AND PUBLICATION.Philadelphia, 1991.

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        Das System der Sittenlehre nach den Principien der Wissenschaftslehre

      Jena and Leipzig: Christian Ernst Gabler,, 1798. Octavo (197 x 114 mm). Recent marbled boards, red paper spine label lettered gilt. Occasionall light spotting throughout, as usual, the odd minor stain; a very good copy. First edition of Fichte's principal work of ethics, in which he develops the view of moral activity as a free commitment of the will in disregard of desires and empirical conditions.

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        Ollivier poëme Paris de limprimerie de Pierre Didot lAîné an VI

      12 engraved plates after Lefèvre engraved by Godefroy.18mo. 230pp. [1]f. blank. 213pp. Contemporary red morocco, triple gilt fillet on covers, spine gilt in compartments (joints neatly restored).

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        Ausführlicher Text zu Bertuchs Bilderbuche für Kinder., Ein Commentar für Eltern und Lehrer, welche sich jenes Werks bei dem Unterricht ihrer Kinder und Schüler bedienen wollen.1798, 9 Bände

      Funke, L. Ph. Ausführlicher Text zu Bertuchs Bilderbuche für Kinder. Ein Commentar für Eltern und Lehrer, welche sich jenes Werks bei dem Unterricht ihrer Kinder bedienen wollen. Erster bis neunter Band, welche die Hefte I bis XCII des Bilderbuchs begreifen. Weimar, Industrie-Comptoir, 1798-1805. Dekorative Halblederausgabe der Zeit mit Lederecksen und marmorierten Deckeln, mit goldgeprägten grünen und braunen ledernen Rückenschildchen, rundum Rotschnitt, gemusterte Innendeckel Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen, etwas stockfleckig, sonst aber sehr gutes und festes Exemplar #H105 Weitere Bilder gerne auf Nachfrage

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        Katechismus für alle Kranke, welche sich kleiner, unschädlicher, aber doch wirksamer Medizingaben nach der neuen Heilmethode bedienen und keine Fehler gegen die Diät begehen wollen. (mit dem zweiten Titel:) Katechismus der homöopathischen Diätetik für Kranke. Zweite, verbesserte und zeitgemäßere Auflage von Dr. G. W. Gross.

      XVI, 80 S. Neue Lwd. mit eingeb. Orig.-Umschlag. Haehl I, 436 Schroers, Lexikon deutschsprachiger Homöopathen 22 Tischner 430. - "Caspari (1798-1828) hat das geschichtliche Verdienst, die Homöopathie als erster vom Standpunkt der Schulmedizin behandelt und dabei in vielem ein bejahendes Urteil gefällt zu haben" (Tischner). - Etwas fleckig.

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        The Country Dyer's Assistant

      Printed By E. Merriam & Co. for the Author. Fair with no dust jacket. [1798]. 1st; Second Printing. Hardcover. 139+(iv) pages; English Short Title Catalog, W37629. Evans 33670. Browned and foxed as always due to the quality of the paper. Wants the blank front fly as usual, but a complete copy. Four leaves from 135 up to the Errata [which is present], with losses of 50% or more. .

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        Titus Livius von Patavium. Römische Geschichte von Erbauung der Stadt an. Nach Drakenborchscher Ausgabe aus dem lateinischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Gottfried Große, 10 Bände.

      Wien und Prag, Fritz Haas, 1798 - 1799. Vollständiges Werk in 10 Bänden im Gesamtumfang von ca. 4.150 S. Schwarz-rot marmorierte Pbde. der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf grünen, mit Ornamentbändern eingerahmten Rückenschildern. Alle Bände mit Titelkupfer sowie ganzseitigem Frontispiz. Hauptwerk des römischen Historikers Titus Livius zur Geschichte Roms von den Anfängen bis zur (damaligen) Gegenwart (Tod des Drusus 9. V. Chr.). Von den ursprünglich vorhandenen 142 Büchern sind lediglich die Bücher 1 bis 10 sowie 21 bis 45 vollständig erhalten und in der vorliegenden Ausgabe abgedruckt; von den restlichen Büchern liegen lediglich Auszüge bzw. Fragmente vor; der 10 Band der Ausgabe enthält Inhaltsangaben dieser \"verlorengegangenen Bücher\", ferner ein Register im Anhang. Die Bände in sehr gutem Zustand, allenfalls partiell geringfügig berieben, ein Rückenschild mit kleiner Bereibungsstelle; Titel- und Vortitelseiten partiell am Fuß etwas knapper und etwas ungerade beschnitten. Ansonsten auch innen bemerkenswert sauberes Exemplar; Seiten frisch und nahezu fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Livius Rom Geschichte Stadt römische

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        The Republican Judge: Or the American Liberty of the Press, As.

      1798 - London, 1798. Freedom of the Press During the Federalist Period [Cobbett, William (1763-1835)]. The Republican Judge: Or the American Liberty of the Press, As Exhibited, Explained, And Exposed, In the Base and Partial Prosecution of William Cobbett, For a Pretended Libel Against The King of Spain and His Embassador, Before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. With an Address to the People of England By Peter Porcupine. London: Printed for J. Wright, opposite Old Bond Street, Piccadilly, 1798. [11], 96, [2] pp. With a half-title, advertisement leaves on recto and verso of rear wrapper. Octavo (8" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in original printed wrappers bound into recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards. Some soiling and edgewear to wrappers, "William Cobbett" and struck-through "Cobdett" in large early hand to front wrapper, moderate toning and light foxing to text. $1,250. * Only English edition, one of four issues from 1798. Cobbett was an important liberal English pamphleteer and journalist, later a Member of Parliament. A former soldier, he wrote The Soldier's Friend (1792), a protest against the poor treatment of enlisted men. Fearing reprisal from a group of officers, he moved to the United States, where he lived from 1792 to 1800. He established a career in Philadelphia as a pro-British journalist and pamphleteer under the pseudonym "Peter Porcupine." Also printed in 1798, The Republican Judge was originally published in Philadelphia as The Democratic Judge. As indicated by its subtitle, it is an account of a unsuccessful libel case against Cobbett and an essay on freedom of the press. A notable historical document about the role of a partisan journalist in the early days of the Republic, it also provides insights into the kind and degree of newspaper censorship exerted by the federal government during the Federalist period. English Short-Title Catalogue T13713. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Observations sur la Constitution des Six Premiers Mois de l'An V, à Montpellier, et sur les Principales Maladies qui ont régné, pendant ce Sémestre, dans cette Commune et aux Environs, Communiqués aux Elèves de la Cliniaue, par Citoyen Fouquet, Professeur de Clinique interne près l'École de Santé de Montpellier, ci-devant Professeur de Médecine, ancien Médecin de l'Hôpital militaire et de la Citadelle, Membre de l'Académie de Padoue, de la Société libre des Sciences et belles Lettres de Montpellier, Correspondant de la Société de Médecine de Paris.

      A Montpellier: De limprimerie de Fontenay-Picot, rue des ci-devant Capucins, No. 200,, an VI [1798]. First printing. Paperback. Fine. 8vo ; [i ;viii ; 110 pages, errata (i) ; i] First edition, untrimmed and uncut. Still in the printers marbled wrapper. Condition is fine. This copy is signed and inscribed by the author: " au Citoyen Baraillon, Médn de la santé de Montpellier, comme un faible témoinage dattachement et dEstime, de la part de lauteur. H. Fouquet. " This copy also has the hand corrections in ink of the author in addition to the Errata. An interesting report on the weather in Year IV (1797) and the subsequent local illness. The winter of 1797-98 was marked by extreme cold, wind (Sirocco) and ice. Dr. Fouquet recorded the barometric readings. He records chimneys being blown down on the first Sunday in Lent, doors yanked off their hinges, trees uprooted, even an earthquake. He remarks on the quality of a thermometer from Reaumur. Herds of sheep died. The illnesses which followed this extreme weather are recorded, as are treatments with lipécacuanha et la rhubarbe; racine de columbo, et de cachou, lextrait de quinquina. Fouquet records other treatments of other doctors in use at the time of his writing and discusses advantages of various treatments. He gives a graphic description of the progression of a gastric complaint that became septicemia. He refers to other bad winters, such as the winter of 1773. He also observed the usefulness of the pulse as essential diagnostic data. Autopsies were performed to determine causes of deaths. Dr. Fouquet writes a very interesting description of the physical conditions that warrant the use of the word epidemic. Fouquet devotes many pages to a comparative study of epidemics from Galen, Hippocrates and Prosper Martian forward to his own time in the work of Plenciz, Stoll, Grant, Huxam, Rivière, Giudetti, Baillou, Santa-Cruce, Hoffmann, Robert and Baglivi. Of great interest is the thorough comparison of treatments of fever (with quinquina) and of the history of treatments for péripneumonie. This is an extraordinary account of an epidemic caused by prolonged extreme weather (torrential rains) followed by prolonged cold and the public health response directed by Dr. Fouquet. Two copies were located in the United States at the Harvard Medical School and in the National Library of Medicine. Five additional copies were found in France, none recorded as being signed or annotated by the author.

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        Antique Master Print-ANIMAL-CATTLE HEADS-COW-BULL-Huet-1798-99

      - Antique Master Print, untitled. Studies of cows and other animals. Etching on laid paper. Watermark: T. Dupuy Made by 'Jean Baptiste Huet' after own design. Jean Baptiste Huet (French; 1745-1811) worked as a painter of animals and rural scenery. Condition: Good, given age. Small margins, some small tears and foxing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 14.7 x 19.6 inch. The image size is ca. 13.9 x 19.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 37.3 x 49.8 cm. The image size is ca. 35.4 x 48.8 cm.

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        Journal of the House ofAssembly of Lower Canada. From the 20th February to the 11th May, 1798,both days inclusive. In the Thirty-Eighth Year of the Reign of KingGeorge the Third. Being the Second Session of the Second ProvincialParliament of this Province

      Quebec. Printed by Order of the House ofAssembly, and Sold by John Neilson. 1798.. Soft cover. 4to, (in fours), 23x 17.5cm,[8], preliminary leaves [-2],3-204p., French and English title pages andprinted in English and French on facing pages, in original half calf andmarbled boards, red leather spine label, ex-library with bookplate andstamps on both tp's., else a fine clean copy. (cgc) Tremaine 1094. TPL640. Gagnon I: 1830. The Journals were published in very small editionsof 100 copies, for use of the Members of the House of Assembly. Printedfrom 1793 to 1836, the first Journal was issued after the first sessionof the Lower Canada House of Assembly in December of 1792. TheConstitutional Act of 1791, divided Canada into two parts, Upper andLower. Lower Canada being pre-dominately French speaking, necessitatedany official documentation being in both English and French. The Houseof Assembly had the authority to levy taxes in the Colony and to pay theadministration. An Abstract in this issue lists the Civil Administrationpayments and pensions to the civil ministration for 1797. With theapprobation of the Governor-in-Chief of the Canadas, General RobertPrescott. .

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Greenwich, 20. VI. 1798. - 3 pp. on bifolium. 4to. Extensive letter to Messrs. Loggen & Pearson, Attorneys at Law: "Sir, Inclosed with this letter I send you No. I, II, and III accounts between Mr. Buckton, printer, and the Commissioners of Longitude: the first for cash, and the second & third for paper. The Committee of the Board desire that both the printed sheets and the remaining blank paper of both works may be delivered at Mess. Elmsly & Bremner their booksellers, with all convenient speed; and if the blank paper in hand should not be found adequate to what it should be by the accounts II & III the value of it may be deducted from the ballance due to Mr. Buckton. I have just received a letter from Mr. Barton Greenwood, mentioning that his material for printing & other effects must be immediately sold, the whole of which are estimated at about £160. He wishes to know whether any assistance by way of advance can be made to him to redeem his materials, which may be secured to the Board till the advance shall have been discharged. He understands these materials have been expressly provided for the works of the Board of Longitude & Board of Ordnance (the latter for printing the Greenwich Observations) and would be so depreciated as to sell but for oldweight, being useless to any one not being by them employed. He wishes for my answer [.]". - Traces of old folds; slight duststaining.

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        De la Résolution des équations numériques de tous les degrés.

      Duprat 1798 - In-4 (247 x 192 mm) de VIII et 268 pp.ch.; veau marbré, dos lisse orné à la grotesque (reliure moderne, à l'imitation du XVIIIe siècle). Riccardi, 6-1; Poggendorff, I, 1344. Édition originale. "Lagrange donne la méthode d'approximation de la véritable racine d'une équation numérique par les fractions continues, ainsi que la preuve que toute équation doit avoir une racine" (Cajori). Exemplaire en très bon état et bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Auszüge aus den Transaktionen der Societät zu London, zu Aufmunterung der Künste, der Manufakturen und der Handlung. Aus dem Englischen, nebst Anmerkungen übersetzt von F. G. Geißler. 3 Bände.

      Dresden, Walther, 1795, 1796 und 1798. - 324 Seiten; 4 unnumerierte Blätter, 1 gestochenes Frontispiz (Haus der Societät in London), 9 gefaltete Kupfertafeln; 446 Seiten, 5 unnumerierte Blätter, 19 gefaltete Kupfertafeln; 320 Seiten, 4 unnumerierte Blätter, 10 gefaltete Kupfertafeln. 8vo (ca. 20x12,2 cm), nicht uniform gebundene Pappbände der Zeit. Die Einbände etwas beschabt, die Ecken gestaucht, mit älteren handschriftlichen Rückentitel-Aufklebern, innen etwas gebräunt, wenige Kupfertafeln mit Knickpuren und leichteren Randeinrissen. Ältere Stempel auf den Titelblättern verso. Seltene Übersicht der prämierten landwirtschaftlichen, ökonomischen, künstlerischen und technischen Neuerungen der von William Shipley 1754 gegründeten Londoner Royal Society of Arts (eigentlich Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce). Mit 38 schönen Kupferstichen, die technische Neuerungen wie eine Lastenwinde, eine neue Egge, ein Winkelmesser, das Laufwerk der Spiel-Uhr von Sampson, eine Ausschöpf-Maschine für Teiche, der Seidenwebstuhl von Scholl, eine Federwaage von Hanin, der Nagelzieher von Hill, White's Kranich, Grenville's Maschine für Blinde zum Erlernen der Arithmetik etc. zeigen. Die Society besteht bis heute und hat namhafte Persönlichkeiten wie Charles Dickens, Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, William Hogarth, und Stephen Hawking ausgezeichnet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Arts / Portrait de jeune fille. - 2 lavis originaux.

      1798, 1798 - 25.5 x 17.5 cm / 27 x 18.5 cm, lavis gris à l?aquarelle représentant une jeune femme lisant un livre (Paul et Virginie, roman publié en 1787) avec les attributs des trois arts: art de la parole (livre), de l?image (tableau) et du beau jeu des sensations (instrument de musique) / lavis gris à l?aquarelle représentant une jeune femme avec chapeau dans la main, signés et datés ?Gide in. 1798?, encadrements en bois doré (36.5 x 28.5 cm / 37.5 x 28.5 cm). 2 lavis originaux du peintre et émailleur genevois Etienne Gide, fondateur de la petite manufacture de Nyon avec son beau-frère Ferdinand Müller, en 1781.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        A Description of a Remarkable Vision, seen by Thomas Webster, while speaking over a corpse at the grave's side, on the 7th of August, 1794, . in Bermondsey Church-Yard, accompanied with an exact representation. Also of another seen by Four Colliers on the 24th of June, 1796, with the prophecy of Humphrey Tindal, Vicar of Wellenger, shewing the Downfall of the Clergy, and the Woeful and Miserable Condition of this Kingdom, with several other remarkable Passages, As printed by I. M. 1642.

      G. Riebau, London 1798 - Hardcover. Slim octavo. 16pp. Contemporary half cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, marbled papered boards. Double fold-out frontispiece, hand-tinted in colour. A booklet collecting together near-contemporary texts (presumably first issued as broadsheets) on various curious and bizarre occurences: "Description of an Open Vision, seen by Thomas Webster," "An Account of a Remarkable Vision Seen by Four Colliers," "The Prophecy of Humphrey Tindal," "Curious Predictions from Keach's Antichrist Storm'd" and the "Prediction of Mr. G. Withers." Some sources suggest that there should be a separate title-page for "The Prophecy of Humphrey Tindal," but if so it is not accounted for in the pagination (which is otherwise sequential, including the title-page proper) and the only other copy that we could trace (that in the British Library) does NOT have a second title-page. Light wear to boards, a few small chips and tears to spine, some darkening to endpapers, pages a little discolored, still a solid, VG+ copy. Genuinely rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        Attisches Museum. 2. Band, Heft 1 - 3 in 2 Bänden

      Heinrich Geßner 1798 Heinrich Geßner, Zürich, 1798. XXXII/144/174/180/163 Seiten mit einem vorgebundenen Einbandtitel, spätere Halbleinen-Einbände - Erstausgabe des 2. Bandes. Mit einer original Widmung auf Titelseite ,,Seinem Freunde J. Macdonald, der Herausgeber C.M. Wieland\"\", vermutlich der napoleonische General Jacques Macdonald (1765 - 1840) - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Autographen,Philologie

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        Kalendario manual y Guía de forasteros en Madrid, para el año 1799. Seguido de El Estado Militar de España, año de 1799.

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1798 - Tamaño 7,5 x 12 cm. Dos grabados calcográficos. Guía de Forasteros: 216 pp. Estado Militar de España: 216 pp. Encuadernación plena piel algo fatigada. Hierros y ruedas en planos de cubierta y trasera. Buen estado de conservación. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Luna de Os Navás]
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        Voyages to the East-Indies. Translated from the Original Dutch, by Samuel Hull Wilcocke. With Notes and Additions by the Translator.

      London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1798 - 3 volumes, octavo (211 x 128 mm). Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked and recornered in later calf, titles to spine gilt, edges sprinkled blue. Boards rubbed and a touch soiled, prelims and rear endpaper slightly tanned, margins of text block lightly toned. An excellent set. 4 engraved folding maps. First edition in English. The original Dutch edition appeared as two separate works: Reize van Zeeland over Kaap de Goede Hoop naar Batavia, Bantam, Bengalen, enz. gedaan in de jaaren 1768 tot 1771, published in 1793 (Landwehr VOC 296), and Reize van Zeeland over de Kaap de Goede Hoop en Batavia, naar Samarang, Macasser, Amboina, Suratte enz. gedaan in de jaaren 1774-1778, published in 1797 (Landwehr VOC 297). Beekman, in his study of Dutch colonial literature, believes that the English translation actually "improves on the original; by rectifying inaccuracies and errors" (Beekman, Fugitive Dreams: an Anthology of Dutch Colonial Literature, p.49, n.14). Stavorinus (1739-1788) was a postmaster with the Dutch navy. With few opportunities for action at the time in the navy, Stavorinus turned to the merchant fleet and the Dutch East India Company for service overseas. "Between 1768 and 1778, he undertook several trading voyages, visiting most of the Dutch trading posts in South Africa and Asia, maintaining detailed logs on his travels by sea and land" (Moore, "Johan Splinter Stavorinus' Voyages to the East Indies, Patriot in an Age of Reason", in Canadian Journal of Netherlandic Studies, 1991:12, n.p.). His accounts of these voyages present extensive descriptions of the Dutch colonies in Asia, covering a range of topics including local government, the role of the VOC, customs and history, flora and fauna, as well as extensive notes on the conditions of travel. The English edition was one of the few contemporary, up-to-date accounts of Java available to Stamford Raffles while planning the British invasion of the island. Cox I 307; Hill pp. 281-2; Howgego I E5; Landwehr VOC 300; Mendelssohn II 426; Tiele 1044. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Noble Slaves. Being an Entertaining History of the Surprising Adventures, and Remarkable Deliverances, from Algerine Slavery, of Several Spanish Noblemen and Ladies of Quality

      New-Haven: George Bunce, 1798. Second American edition. iv, [5]-216 pp. 12mo. Rebound in half calf and marbled boards, black morocco lettering piece. Front free endpaper damaged with loss along fore-edge, corners of title-page creased with loss at lower corner, text toned and stained. Second American edition. iv, [5]-216 pp. 12mo. The second American edition of this tale of the horrors of slavery when experienced by white Christians, by the moralizing author Penelope Aubin (ca.1679-1738?), first published in London in 1722 as The Noble Slaves: Or the Lives and Adventures of Two Lords and Two Ladies. This New Haven edition is preceded by the Danbury, Connecticut, edition of 1797. ESTC W19009 (4 copies)

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        The Country Dyer's Assistant

      Printed By E. Merriam & Co. for the Author [1798] - 139+(iv) pages; English Short Title Catalog, W37629. Evans 33670. Browned and foxed as always due to the quality of the paper. Wants the blank front fly as usual, but a complete copy. Four leaves from 135 up to the Errata [which is present], with losses of 50% or more. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DE MAITRE FRANCOIS RABELAIS, suivies des Remarques publiees en anglois par M. le Motteux, et traduites en francois par C. D. M. Nouvelle edition ornee de 76 gravures.

      Paris Ferdinand Bastien An VI 1798 - 3 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION WITH THESE ENGRAVINGS (1798). French text, 8vo, 215 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, portrait, and 75 engraved plates, 3 folding plates of Rabelais' home, folding map, and 71 unsigned engraved plates for Gargantua and Pantagruel, pages: (4), xvi, 471, (8); (2), 624, (10); (2), 595, only Volume I has a half-title, Contents table at the end of each volume, unnumbered in Volumes I and II, bound in full old calf, expertly rebacked, raised bands and gilt rules to spines, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, new endpapers. Neat repairs to some corners of covers, slight rubbing and shef wear to covers, pale browning to title page, most text pages lightly browned and lightly foxed to varying degrees, one or two plates faintly browned, margins to a few plates lightly foxed, tiny hole in 1 margin, small chip to edge of 1 margin, small corner torn off 1 text page, no loss to text, small closed tear to margin of 1 page of Contents table, neatly repaired, no loss, pale browning and spotting throughout, otherwise a good set, bindings tight and firm. Cohen, Guide de l'amateur de livres a gravures du XVIII siecle, 843; Brunet IV, page 1059. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Emmerich. Sectio IX Tab XIII.':.

      - Kupferstich b. Wiebeking, 1798-1807, 36 x 61 Tooley's Dic. of Mapmakers S. 664. - Zeigt den Rheinlauf von Emmerich-Praest bis Herwen (NL) mit den beidseitigen Ufern Huisberden, Warbeyen, Griethausen, Brienen, Düffelward, Keeken, Millingen (NL), Dornick, Niederelten, Spyck, Lobith etc. - Detaillierte Karte mit Einzeichnungen von Bauernhöfen. - Emmerich mit Stadtplan.

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