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        Grey, Charles (1729-1807) Manuscript Document Signed as General Commanding the Southern District,

      1798 - Manuscript Document Signed as General Commanding the Southern District, two pages, 12º x 7æ inches, Maidstone, Jan. 4, 1798. "Account of Contingent Expences for His Majesty's ServiceÖfrom 1st to 31st December 1797Ö." fine condition. Grey's signature is bold., Grey, Charles (1729-1807) British general who served in the Seven Years War, the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary War; 1st Earl Grey. In 1777 he earned the nickname "No-flint Grey" after the Paoli Massacre nighttime attack, because he had collected flints from the muskets of his troops before they engaged the American troops using bayonets, thus maintaining the element of surprise. His son was the Prime Minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey. Also signed by Edward Argles, Mayor Maidstone UKMaidstone, is a town, a parish, two sub-districts, a district, and a hundred, in Kent. The town stands on the river Medway, at the influx of the Len, adjacent to the Rochester and Paddock Wood branch of the Southeastern railway, at the junction with it of the line from Strood, 7-1/2 miles south-by-east of Rochester.

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        Annalen der Universität zu Schilda oder Bockstreiche und Harlekinaden der gelehrten Handwerksinnungen in Deutschland. Zur Auflösung der Frage: Woher das viele Elend durch so manche Herren Theologen, Aerzte, Juristen, Kameralisten und Minister? 3 Teile in 2 Bänden. VIII S., 2 Bl., 435; IV, 202 S., 1 w. Bl.; IV, 331 S. Marmor. Pappbde d. Z. (Band 1 Gelenke restauriert, Band 2 passend im Stil d. Z.) mit 2 farb. Rückenschildern und Filetenvergoldung.

      (Leipzig, Fleischer), 1798-1799.. . Seltene einzige Ausgabe. "Satirischer Roman aus dem Studentenleben mit besonderer Beziehung zu Gießen. Stellenweise derb und frei. Gesucht und selten" (Hayn/G. IV 40). Eines von Laukhards Hauptwerken, in denen er schonungslos die Missstände in Preußen aufdeckt, die preußische Reaktion unter Wöllner scharf und kaum verhüllt kritisiert und Veränderung der Verhältnisse fordert. Das Buch provozierte viele Rezensionen; es "gehöre verboten" bzw. es hätte "mehr Gutes erreichen können, wenn Laukhard die Delikatesse nicht so ganz bey Seite gesetzt hätte". - Titel von 1 verso mit Stempel (durchschlagend), von 2 u. 3 mit Bibliotheksstempel, Band 1 sauber, 2 u. 3 teils stärker gebräunt und stockfleckig. Sonst gutes, stimmig gebundenes Exemplar. - Weiß, Laukhard II, S. 43 f. Goed. V 25, 47, 4.

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        A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; in which the coast of North-west America has been Carefully Examined and Accurately Surveyed. Undertaken by His Majesty's Command, Principally with a View to Ascertain the Existence of any Navigable Communication Between the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans; and Performed in the Years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, in the Discovery Sloop of War, and Armed Tender Chatham, Under the Command of Captain George Vancouver, [volume 3 only]

      , London: Published by G . G. and J. Robinson, , 1798 , [vi], 505 pages, [3], with title and half title pages, 6 black & white plates as called for, marbled edges and endpapers

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        An Account of the life of Mr David Brainerd. & The Journal of a two months tour with a view of promoting religion among the frontier inhabitants of Pensylvania. ( 2 Works Bound in 1 Volume )

      Edinburgh: Printed By T. Mac Cliesh and Co for J. Ogle , 1798. 2 works bound in 1 volume. Work 1. An Account of the life of Mr David Brainerd.This edition is added, Mr Beatty's Mission.Published:Edinburgh. 1798. Work 2. The Journal of a two months tour with a view of promoting religion among the frontier inhabitants of Pensylvania. Published:Edingburgh. 1798.Collation, pages complete, [2]560,plus 56 pages.Book measures 8 x 5 inches. Bound in full early calf. Spine rebacked, retaining the original boards. Boards rubbed with wear loss on corners, top board nearly detached. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout. A good copy of a rare book.A20 . Full Leather. Near Very Good. 8vo.

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        Lyrical Ballads, with a few other poems

      London: printed for J. and A. Arch,, 1798. Octavo. Contemporary spotted full calf by Bedford, rebacked, spine gilt ruled in compartments with a red morocco title label, sides bordered with a double gilt rule, all edges gilt, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Housed in a dark brown cloth solander box. With the errata leaf but without the advertisements leaf. Illustrated 19th-century bookplate of California pianist Nellie Joseph (graduate with honours from the famous Stuttgart Conservatory). A few small scratches to the calf, minor rubbing to extremities, internally clean, a very good copy indeed. First edition, the London issue as usual, following the unobtainable Bristol issue of the same year (listed by Healey in 13 copies, of which none are thought to remain in private hands). This is the earliest obtainable edition of the collection of poems which inaugurated the romantic movement in English literature and poetry, and one of the most celebrated of all collaborative literary works. The London issue differs from the Bristol issue only in the title page. A case can also be made that this was the first published issue: the Bristol issue was prepared in anticipation of publication by Longmans, an event which never materialized, leading Dorothy Wordsworth to write in September 1798 that the book had been "printed, not published", since there was no publisher until Cottle found Arch and Wordsworth found Johnson at about the same time. See also D. F. Foxon, "The Printing of Lyrical Ballads, 1798", in The Library, Fifth Series, Vol. IX, No. 4, December 1953. Though not credited, Coleridge contributed "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," "The Foster-Mother's Tale," "The Nightingale", and "The Dungeon." Wordsworth contributed most of the poems, drawing on a huge creative burst in the spring and summer of 1798, which included "Lines Written a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey.

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        Attisches Museum. 2. Band, Heft 1 - 3 in 2 Bänden

      . 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) -

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        Der philosophische Arzt. Neue verbesserte Auflage. [Band 3 mit Nebentitel:] Philosophische Arzeneykunst oder von Gebrechen der Sensationen, des Verstandes, und des Willens

      Frankfurt, Andreä 1798 -1799. 20 cm. 3 Bände; 15, (1), 375, (1); 4, (2), 378; 8, 310 Seiten mit 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten von Anton Karcher nach C. Deurer, Grüne Pappbänbde der Zeit mit roten Rückenschildchen und Rückenvergoldung - Blake 485 - Hirsch / Hübotter V, 881 - Neu, Wisconsin 4315 - Rost 1213 - Weikard befaßt sich mit den psychischen und physischen Befindlichkeiten einer aristokratischen Oberschicht und gibt Erfahrungen, die er als Badearzt in Brückenau und als Leibarzt am Hof in St. Petersburg machte. Behandelt werden unter anderem: Selbstmord (Band 1, S. 248-261; vergleiche Rost 1213); Wirkungen der Erziehung; Einbildung, Phantasie; Geist, Genie, Charakter und Temperament des Philosophen; Klima; Von feurigen Köpfen, Temperamentshitze; Schwärmerei und Aufklärung; Blut, Galle, Samen. In Band 3 werden ausschließlich die "Gebrechen des Verstandes und des Gemütes" und deren Heilung bzw. Linderung behandelt, z. B.: Mangel des Witzes, Langsamkeit des Geistes, Dummheit; Somnambulismus, Schlaflosigkeit; Ruhmbegierde, Gelüste, Habsucht; Empfindsame Liebe, Eigenliebe; Wohlleben, Schmausen, Verschwenden; Leichtgläubigkeit, Narrheit; Lebensüberdruß, Verzweiflung, Melancholie, Ekel vor Speisen. Stellenweise papierbedingt leicht gebräunt bzw. Stockflecken. Mit Exlibris von Karl Arnold für Walter Arnold -

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        The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire.with pedigrees.observations on Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, and Manufactories.Volume 1 and volume 2 part 1 (all published).

      London; printed by and for J Nichols -1801 1798 - Two volumes, large folio [20" x 12 1/4" - Large Paper Copy?] with good broad margins - all edges untrimmed, later? half brown calf over red and black marbled boards, handsomely rebacked in period style with gilt decortaed raised bands, large blind centres in compartments, red lettering/number pieces. Collation all as Upcott pp1176-1185, save missing half-titles. Large folding map of county and folding plan of Wolverhampton laid down on fine linen; 82 engraved plates including splendid views of country houses, churches etc, with a further 32 in the letter press and numerous pedigrees including 3 folding. The first four pages of 'Specimens of Domesday' repeated; pp153 vol. 2 part 1 torn in margin without loss; light dampstaining on edge of fore-margins; very occasional scattered spotting. Shaw died before the intended three volume work was completed - see Currie and Lewis 'English County Histories'. A handsome, sound, set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Public Characters of 1798

      ONT> 1798 - A scarce collection of biographical sketches of seventy-one British public figures with a fold-out frontiepiece with thirty portraits. First edition. Missed by Cowie, this is the earliest appearance of a Nelson biographical reference. In every point of view, we are warranted in concluding, that Lord Nelson has rendered a most important service to humanity by his late and decisive victory. If the hostile cabinets of Europe should prudently avail themselves of its impression upon the enemy. an honourable and glorious peace may be the happy result. He takes pride of place as the first character in the folding frontis, probably because of his recent victory at Aboukir referred to above. Some of the othernotables include Lord Nelson, Mr Fox, Dr. Darwin,Lord Monboddo, Isaac D'Israeli, Mrs. Siddons, William Herschel and Joseph Priestley. It was very popular and was reprinted many times, forming the first in a series of these types of works. Very good internally but in need of rebacking for the original full calf binding. Priced accordingly to allow for this. Bound by C. Kalthoeber, London with binder's label to verso of front free endpaper. Condition: In a tree calf binding. Externally, sound but with front board detached, slight wear to extremities andspine label absent. Rear joint starting slightly. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the occasional handling mark and slight spotting to first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bilderbch Fur Kinder. Volume 3

      Weimar - Bilderbuch fur Kinder enthaltend eine angenehme Sammlung von Thieren, Pflanzen, Blumen, fruchten, Mineralien, Trachten und allerhand andern unterrichtenden Gegenstanden aus dem Reiche der Nature, der Kunste und Wissenschaften; alle nach den besten Originalen gewahlt, gestochen, und mit einer kurzen wissenschaftlichen, und den VBeerstandes-Kraften eines Kindes angemessenen Erklarung begleitet. Porte-Feuille des Engants, melange interessant d'Animaux, Plantes, Fleurs, Mineraux. Weimar, im Verlage des Landes-Industrie Comptoirs, c1798 4to. Wegehaupt, I/133; Nissen, Bestiaries, p. 77; Nissen, ZBI 340. Volume 3 from a magnificent series of 12 volumes with over 1100 hand-coloured images of natural and man-made histories of the world. The Australian images included in these works are often the earliest examples of such offered in children's works. Volume 3 (1798 - 1800) with 100 hand-coloured engraved plates. Australian content includes; pl. 65 Termites; pl. 75 Black Swan; pl. 80 Platypus

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        The Philosophical Principles of the Science of Brewing .

      Hull: Printed for the Author and sold by W. T. and J. Richardson 1798 - Second edition. 5 ¼ in. x 8 ½ in. xxxvii, 458 pp. + [10] (index). Engraved folding frontispiece. With the author's signature on p. 458. Full old speckled calf with a red leather gilt title label on the spine. Blue sprinkled edges. With a heraldic bookplate of John Barneby, Esq. ("Virtute non vi.") Light wear to front outer hinge. Otherwise an exceptionally fine and well-preserved copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tableau élémentaire de l'histoire naturelle des animaux.

      Paris, Baudouin, An 6 (1798). 8vo (200 x 125mm). pp. xvi, 710, with 14 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf (part of head of spine missing). First edition of the first important work on comparative anatomy by Cuvier. "Cuvier's first separate work, "Tableau" (1798), is based on a course of lectures he had delivered at l'Ecole du Pantheon. It was the first general statement of his natural classification of the animal kingdom. He established the four great classes (vertebrates, molluscs, articulates, and radiates) and classified the animals according to the anatomical structure." (Milestone of Science No. 44). Pages 339-639 concern 'insectes et vers'.//Wood 307.

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        View of the Cathedral

      Published by F. Jukes, London 1798 - Hand-coloured aquatint, printed on wove paper. The plate is inscribed: "To the Right Rev. John, Lord Bishop of Salisbury." Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and mild creasing. Tape on verso is slightly visible at the edge of bottom margin. One of a pair of views of the historic town of Salisbury by Francis Jukes, one of the greatest English exponents of the art of aquatint, after a work by the landscape painter Edward Dayes. Francis Jukes was a prolific engraver, who was chiefly known for his topographical prints, the bulk of which he executed in aquatint. He contributed numerous plates to various publications including Walmsley's Views in North Wales (1792-4) and Campbell's A Journey in Scotland (1802) and collaborated on several projects with the engraver and publisher Robert Pollard. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        A Chart of Van Diemen's Land, the South extremity of New Holland with the new discovered river by the Ships Duke and Duchess. from Captn. John Hayes. 1798 (with inset map) Continuation of the River from King George's Bay, on a larger Scale. with the Situation of the Ships Duke and Duchess, at Anchor

      London:: Laurie & Whittle,. 1798.. Published by the esteemed Laurie & Whittle in London on 12th July 1798, this scarce & handsome map with period color of Hobart & the Derwent River is from the rare "East India Pilot". This is the only Australian map in the atlas. The atlas has achieved $144,000 & $150,000 US in recent times (the Streeter Sale, 2007 and Wardington sale, 2006). The copy of this map in the Streeter atlas was black and white, and had the same amount of offsetting. Tooley p. 95, no. 709. Original wash color, offsetting with restoration to upper center fold with slight loss to the map perimeter & margin repaired. Small blind stamp in margin edge. Very scarce.

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        A Succinct View of the Law of Mortgages: With an Appendix, Containing.

      1798 - With "Scientific Precedents" Wilmot, Edward Coke. A Succinct View of the Law of Mortgages: With an Appendix, Containing a Variety of Scientific Precedents of Mortgages. London: Printed for W. Clarke and Son, 1798. [vi], 104, 108, [4] pp. Includes three-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing to spine, lighter rubbing to extremities, a few minor scratches to boards, corners bumped. Early owner signature and annotation to front free endpaper, interior otherwise fresh. A well-preserved copy. * Second edition. Written for the benefit of "the junior Part of the Profession," Wilmot's book offers a review of the law and a collection of model precedents. The chapters of the "succinct view" are clearly written and arranged topically. Its definitions are illustrated with leading cases. This appears to have been a well-received book. The first edition was published in 1789, the third and final edition in 1819. All are scarce. OCLC locates 5 copies of this edition in North American law libraries, 1 of the first, 13 of the third. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:257 (26). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité analytique de la résistance des solides, et des solides d'égale résistance

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1798. <p>Strength of Materials</p><p>Girard, Pierre Simon (1765-1835). Traité analytique de la résistance des solides, et des solides d&#39;égale résistance . . . 4to. lv, 238, [2, incl. errata], 48pp. 9 folding engraved plates. Paris: Firmin Didot; Dupont, an VI (1798). 248 x 196 mm. Tree sheep c. 1798, gilt spine with black gilt-lettered label, "Ecole royale regimentaire d&#39;Artillerie de Metz" tooled in gilt on front cover, light rubbing, corners and upper spine extremity a bit worn. Very good.</p><p>First Edition of the work that named the discipline known as the strength of materials. Girard was trained at the École des Ponts et Chaussées, and was one of the few engineers of his time with sufficient mathematical knowledge to read the works of Euler. In 1787 Girard began investigating the strength of wood as a structural material and was able to apply his first results in this field in 1790, when he won the Académie des Science&#39;s competition on the theory and practice of canal and harbor lock construction. In 1798 he published his Traité analytique de la résistance des solides, containing the results of his researches on the strength and resistance of building stone, timber and wrought iron; it was the first book published in France to deal with the theory of beams in all its aspects (strength, flexural strength, elastic stability, yield strength). In the same year Girard traveled with Napoleon&#39;s army to Egypt, where he studied the surface elevation and bed characteristics of the Nile; on his return to France, Napoleon appointed him director of the Paris water supply. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Nouvelle biographie générale. </p>

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        A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts: illustrated with engravings. Vol I

      London : GG and J Robinson, 1798 A good copy of the first volume of this important work, in more recent half leather binding, with 24 black and white plates. William Nicholson published the first part of his monthly Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and The Arts” in April 1797. This is the complete series for volume 1 running from April 1797 to March 1798. Each month consisting of a collection of papers submitted by various authors. In contrast to the Transactions of The Royal Society, which has many glittering names but also many poor contributions, all of these papers have scientific merit. The papers themselves are well presented and structured, with references, descriptions of experiments, analyses and reasoned results. As such it represents a style that we would associate today with a learned journal presenting research outcomes from our Universities and Research Organisations. Nicholson edited this journal from its inception up to its closure in 1814, though some reports claim it was merged with a similar scientific journal of its time, the Philosophical Magazine to form The Philosophical Magazine and Journal. Nicholson was particularly supportive of new and emerging authors, accepting short papers from researchers early in their careers. The journal was also the forum for some significant discoveries in its later years, including Nicholson&#39;s and Carlisle&#39;s experiment that split water in hydrogen & oxygen in 1800, the first examples of flying machines by George Cayley in 1809, and the discovery of palladium in 1803 by William Hyde Wollaston. Included in this volume is a significant paper for its time on the study of methods of obviating the effects of heat and cold in time pieces – an essential requirement to develop an accurate method of measuring longitude. Amongst the inventions is a Gravimeter, used to measure the specific gravity of fluids – and so important for quality brewing. The August 1797 section opens with “an account of a new system of measures established in France”. This may have been the first presentation to an English audience of the Metric System; and predates the official adoption of the metric system in France in 1799. The half leather binding has raised bands and gilt compartments with title label to the spine and marbled boards. The new endpapers have a bookplate of Charles Hood to the front pastedown. The binding is in very good condition. Internally, there are signatures of Arthur Pearson 1834 and Eng Obach 1896 to a preliminary. The text pages are generally clean and in good to very good condition. P95 has a small piece out of the outer page margin not affecting text. The plates have some foxing and occasional light brown staining.

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        Theoria Generationis et Fructificationis Plantarum Cryptogamicarum Linnaei. Retractata et aucta.

      - Lipsiae, ex officina Breitkopfio - Haerteliana, 1798. 4to (265 x 220mm). pp. xii, 268, with 1 plain plate of instruments and 42 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartments (repair at head of spine). Second enlarged edition. The first edition was published in St.Petersburg in 1784 with 37 plates. 'Epochmaking' work by the founder of modern bryology. Hedwig "succeeded in describing in great detail the organs of reproduction and sometimes also the processes of fertilization of some of the algi, fungi, bryophytes and pteridophytes. He published his results in his 'Fundamentum historiae naturalis muscorum frondosorum' of 1782 and especially in his epochmaking 'Theoria generationis et fructificationis plantarum cryptogamicarum' (Stafleu p. 255). The works were "illustrated by the most accurate and beautiful figures of cryptogams yet produced by anyone" (Morton). Small tear in plain plate. Text a bit browned.Stafleu & Cowan 2526. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Chart of Van Diemen's Land, the South extremity of New Holland with the new discovered river by the Ships Duke and Duchess. from Captn. John Hayes. 1798 (with inset map) Continuation of the River from King George's Bay, on a larger Scale. with the Situation of the Ships Duke and Duchess, at Anchor.

      Laurie & Whittle,, London: 1798 - Published by the esteemed Laurie & Whittle in London on 12th July 1798, this scarce & handsome map with period color of Hobart & the Derwent River is from the rare "East India Pilot". This is the only Australian map in the atlas. The atlas has achieved $144,000 & $150,000 US in recent times (the Streeter Sale, 2007 and Wardington sale, 2006). The copy of this map in the Streeter atlas was black and white, and had the same amount of offsetting. Tooley p. 95, no. 709. Original wash color, offsetting with restoration to upper center fold with slight loss to the map perimeter & margin repaired. Small blind stamp in margin edge. Very scarce.

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        The Holderness Cow

      Londra 9 Aprile 1798 - Acquatinta di mm 607 x 454 su carta di cellulosa molto pesante, in perfetta coloritura d'epoca. In basso nel cartiglio "To the right Hon.ble Lord Somerville President of the Board of Agriculture. This Plate of a Holderness Cow is respectfull dedicated by His Lordship Obliged humble Servt. George Garrand" e subito sotto "She was bred at Kenninthorp near Malton Yorkshire by M.r J. Taylor , & bought at two years old by his Brother Mr T. Taylor of Low Grounds. Great Marlow Bucks who kept her for sometime as a Milch Cow - She was killed at Xthmas 1797 when she was Seven Years Old & weighid 19 Score 12 1/2tt p. quarter". William Ward (1762-1826) fu uno dei più dotati incisori inglesi; assieme al fratello James, di cui incise i dipinti, diedero vita alla più notevole produzione artistica di ambito "agricolo" di tutto il Regno Unito.

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        Literary Memoirs of Living Authors of Great Britain, Arranged According to an Alphabetical Catalogue of their Names; and Including a List of their Works, With Occasional Opinions upon their Literary Character

      London: Printed for R. Faulder, 1798. Hardcover. Good. 2 vols. 385, p. 21 cm. 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Scuffed at edges. Small chip in spine label of Volume One, and spine label of Volume Two reapplied. Vol. 1: Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, owner&#39;s sig. on front endpaper, ink on t.p., hole in p. 3-6, p. 158 repaired, spot p. 303-11. Vol. 2: small hole in p. 5, spot on p. 7. Light foxing and spots. Written in an anecdotal and very readable style. Entreats and jokes about the authors. Some author&#39;s of note: Samuel Butler, Coleridge, Disraili, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Hays, Thomas Paine, Ann Radcliffe. Lengthy entries are given to playwrightsfor whom the author has an obvious bias. Also notes prominent authors of theology, science and math.

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        Night Thoughts with the Life of the Author and Notes Critical & Explanatory

      Charles Whittingham for T. Heptinstall, London 1798 - Original straight grained full red morocco, all edges gilt Gilt border and tooling to board edges. Spine slightly darkened and moderate shelf wear. 24pp & 364pp & engraved frontispiece & title & 8 single sided engraved plates after Stothard. occasional minor marginal foxing and moderate shelf wear. Later Edition. Overall in VERY GOOD condition. Edward Young (1683 - April 5, 1765) was an English poet, best remembered for Night Thoughts. Although Night Thoughts is long and disconnected, it abounds in brilliant isolated passages. Its success was enormous. It was translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and Magyar. In France it became a classic of the romantic school. The suspicion of insincerity did not trouble French readers. If Young did not invent "melancholy and moonlight" in literature, he did much to spread the fashionable taste for them. Madame Klopstock thought the king ought to make him Archbishop of Canterbury, and some German critics preferred him to John Milton. Young wrote good blank verse, and Samuel Johnson pronounced Night Thoughts to be one of "the few poems" in which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme but with disadvantage. The poem was a poetic treatment of sublimity and had a profound influence on the young Edmund Burke, who's philosophic investigations and writings on the Sublime and the Beautiful were a pivotal turn in Eighteenth-Century aesthetic theory. Young is not well remembered in the English-speaking world, though his reputation in France is somewhat higher. His best-known line is, "Procrastination is the thief of time." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arte de Escribir

      - Arte de Escribir por reglas y con muestras, según la doctrina de los mejores autores antiguos y modernos, extrangeros y nacionales. Acompañado de unos principios de Aritmética, Gramática y Ortografía Castellana, Urbanidad y varios Sistemas para la formación y enseñanza de los principales caracteres que se usan en Europa. Compuesto por don Torquato de la Riva y Herrero, etc. Madrid, En la Imprenta de la Viuda de Don Joaquín Ibarra, 1798 (1ª edición), 2 h. + XXVIII + 418 p. + 1 h [erratas], 19 × 28, frontispicio grabado (inv. Paret, escr. Torío, grab. Ametller) con alegoría clásica; grabado del conde de Trastámara (delin. Carrafa, Ametller incid.); 58 grabados calcográficos de tema caligráfico fuera de texto sobre papel marquilla (escr. Torío; sculp. Castro, Asensio y Gangoiti): p. 166: 1-18; p. 194: 19-23; p. 210: 24-28; p. 224: 29-33 y p.246: 34-58; magnífica impresión, amplios márgenes; enc. de época en pasta española con señales de uso, nervios, tejuelo rojo, hierros y ruedas, cantos pintados, guardas al agua, señales de humedad en disminución en XX primeras páginas. (El ¿Torío¿ fue el manual de enseñanza y educación para los jóvenes varones de la nobleza y la alta burguesía de finales del XVIII y el XIX). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Henry Somerville, a Tale : by the Author of Haltenbourne [Sic] Castle, & C

      [Dublin] : Smith, - Printer, Dublin 1798 - Prelims and title slightly wormed; text not effected. Notes: The castle is in other editions named as "Hartlebourn Castle". ESTC citation no. : T208030. Full contemporary analine calf, recased. Raised bands with the original lable laid back. An uncommonly positive copy, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 226 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Buonaparte's Feldzüge in Italien. Aus dem Französischen des Bu rgers P** [d.i. Pommereul, Francois Rene Jean de] General-Officers der französischen Armee [von Julius FREY].

      Leipzig, Karl Willhelm Küchler 1798.. 8°. Gest. Titel m. Vignette, IV, 458 S. Mit Front. (Reiterbild Napoleons gest. v. [Johann August] Roßmäßler nach Carle Vernet), 1 Tafel (Portr. v. [Andre] Massena gest. v. W. Böhm) u. 1 mehrf. gef. Karte (gest. Endner) in Kupferstich. Halblederbd. d. Zeit auf 4 falschen Bünden m. Titel (auf mont. Papierschild) sowie kl. Fileten in Goldpräg. auf Rücken, Deckelbezügen aus Kleisterpapier und umseitigem Rotschnitt. Einband an den Kanten z. Tl. berieben, Namenszug v. alter Hd. auf Titel, im Text papierbedingt gebräunt u. tlw. wasserrandig.. Fromm II, 4420; Kircheisen I, 2904. Zweite deutsche Übersetzung nach der 1797 erschienenen, französischen Originalausgabe 'Campagne du General Buonaparte en Italie, pendant les annees IVe et Ve de la Republique francaise'. Bericht über Napoleons Feldzug in Italien (1796/1797) verfasst durch den französischen General u. Historiker Francois Rene Jean de Pommereul (1745-1823).

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        A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Higher and Middle Classes in the Country Contrasted with Real Christianity

      London: T.Cadell, Jun. And W.Davies, 1798. 307pp plus index. Very good throughout with slight discolouration to index pages only. Recased in paper covered boards in sympathetic contemporaneous style with paper titling panels to spine and upper board. . Seventh Edition. Boards. Very Good. 185x110mm.

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        Voyage au Bengale, suivi de Notes critiques et politiques; D"Observations sur celui de Stavorinus; D"une Notice sur le Japon; Et de la Description de la Culture du Riz, dans l"Asie, etc. etc. Par l"auteur du Voyage à Canton, et de plusieurs autres Ouvrages.

      Paris: Emery, An 7 de la République française 1798-1799 - Edition originale, 2 volumes in-8; T.I: [iv], viii, 311p., 1 carte dépliante "bras occidental du Gange". T.II: [iv], viii, 311p. Broché, couvertures muettes grises. Petits manques de papier aux dos, extrémités fripées, déchirure sans perte p.146, sinon un très bon exemplaire à l"état de parution. Le premier volume relate un voyage au Bengale de l"un des amis de l"auteur, complété par ses propres observations. Il décrit en particulier le cours du Gange et la ville de Calcutta. Le second volume est consacré à la relation du voyage effectué par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, à Batavia, à Bantam et au Bengale en 1768, 1769, 1770 et 1771 par l"amiral J. Splinter Stavorinus, complété par les commentaires de Charpentier de Cossigny concernant les comptoirs et intérêts commerciaux des européens. Chadenat II, 5035. Boucher de la Richoarderie V, 76. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Insurance rate book

      London (?) 1798 - Rate Book, listing insurance premiums for several hundred different types of business, in the late 18th century, acting in effect as a directory of British industry and commerce at the beginning of the industrial revolution: this includes every type of coffee, tea, wall paper operation, whaling and sperm oil manufactory, hatters and printers, and ink makers, mills and steam engines, distillers, horse-dealers, printers, ink makers and so on. The 46 printed pages are interleaved with blanks for exclusions and exceptions. Description: two front free end papers, frontis: &#145;Instructions for the clerks who write policies&#146;; pp. 1-5 &#145;Rates of Insurance&#146; June 24 1798; followed by alphabetic listing of businesses beginning on p. 6 with &#145;Alkali-Manuafctory&#146;, facing the first unnumbered folio headed for notes: &#145;Rules, Clauses, and Warranties&#146;; pp. 7-46, the alphabetic listing continuing, interleaved with unnumbered further folios for &#145;Rules, Clauses, and Warranties&#146; ; the final pages 46 and unnumbered lists insurance rates for &#145;Several kinds of Mills&#146;; two end blanks. Marbled boards, half pig, rubbed, good morocco label inset in front board in gilt &#145;Rate Book&#146;. Neither printer, publisher, nor place of publication, but presumably London. Various laid papers are used, two with Britannia watermarks in cartouche, also &#145;Wilmott&#146; and &#145;Golding and Snelgrove 1799&#146;, possibly suggesting actual printing in 1799. The binding rubbed, but the contents clean and unused, with two small sections missing from one of the front free endpapers, and frontis, not affecting text. No similar printed volume is listed on ESTC, World Catalogue, COPAC; the BL has fewer than 30 insurance publications from the 17th & 18th centuries. Folio, 32x20 cms. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Rural Economy of the Southern Counties Culture and Management of Hops

      London: G. Nicol et al. 1798 - Size of each: 5 ¼ in. x 8 ¼ in. Two volumes in early bindings; fold-out map at the rear of Volume Two is bound-in upside down. Vol. I: xxxii, 411 pp. Vol. II: xxxii, 416 plus 15-page index. Old mottled calf spines and corner pieces with gilt decorations on spine; title label of Vol. II is worn away. Blue marbled paper over boards. Otherwise in excellent shape given its age. Weight is 3 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Uebersicht der vornehmsten Principien der Sittenlehre, von dem Zeitalter des Aristoteles an bis auf unsre Zeiten. Eine zu dem ersten Theile der übersetzten Ethik des Aristoteles gehörende und aus ihm besonders abgedruckte Abhandlung.

      - Breslau; bei Wilhelm Gottlieb Korn, 1798. First edition. Small 8:o. (11, 3 blanks), 394 pp. 19th century binding with light-brown calf spine and corners and dark-brown paper on the boards. The spine is divided into four gilt-edged panels one of which contains author and title information; at the foot of the spine there is a gilt-stamped floral decoration. With the signature of Axel Nybleus (1821-1899, Swedish philosopher) at top of front free endpaper and the bookplate of Johann Lyons at the bottom of front paste-down. A light, vertical crease on upper part of the spine. Two insignificant specks on the spine. Corners a bit bumped and rubbed. Minimal loss at the top corner of front free endpaper. A needle-sized hole in top margin from the title leaf until pp. 18, and in top margin of pp. 385 and onwards to the rear free endpaper. A small stain in the text on pp. 361/362. A few light specks throughout the book; contents surprisingly clean. Christian Garve (1742-1798) gained a master's degree in philosophy at the University of Halle in 1766. From 1770-1772 he was Extraordinary Professor of Mathematics and Logic at the University of Leipzig, a post he resigned from in order to devote himself to bookselling, writing and translating in his home town of Breslau. His deep interest in English philosophy led him to translate works of Adam Ferguson, Edmund Burke and Adam Smith. The book offered here is Garve's last work, and has become rather famous because, in it, he continues the criticism of Immanuel Kant's moral teachings which he had begun earlier in a review of the latter's Critique of Pure Reason and which provoked Kant into publishing an "Anti-Garve". Christian Garve believed that "Kantian morality destroys all incentives that can move human beings to act at all". Erstausgabe des letzten Werkes von Garve. Halbledereinband mit Rückenvergoldung. Sehr gut erhalten. Selten. Ziegenfuss I, 375. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Map of Pennsylvania Delaware New Jersey and Maryland

      Philadelphia 1798 - From "History of Pennsylvania, in North America", Size : 320x385 (mm), 12.625x15.125 (Inches), Hand Colored Good, right lower margin extended, a short tear from right hand margin professionally repaired, folds reinforced

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        A Guide to the Church, in Several Discourses; to which are added, Two Postscripts; The Fist, To those Members of the Church who occasionally frequent other places of public worship; the second, To the Clergy, addressed to William Wilberforce, Esq. M. P.

      London: Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies. 1798 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 230 x 137 mms., pp. xv [xvi blank], 488. UNIFORMLY BOUND WITH: DAUBENY (Charles): An Appendix to the "Guide to the Church:" In which the Principles advanced in that work are more fully maintained; in Answer to Objections brought against them by Sir Richard Hill, Bart. In his Letters address to the Author, under the Title of "An Apology for Brotherly Love." London: Printed for J. Hatchard.and F. & C. Rivington., 1799. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes in 1. 8vo, 230 x 137 mms., pp. vii [viii blank], 344, [2], 345 - 644 [645 - 653 Index, 654 blank, continuous collation and pagination, with separate title-page for volume 2 and several contemporary annotations in ink. Two volumes, uniformly bound in contemporary calf, gilt borders on covers, spines ornately gilt, red morocco labels; very slight wear to spines, but generally an attractive set, with the contemporary armorial bookplate of William Thomas Parr Brymer (d. 1852) on the front paste-down end-paper in each volume. Charles Daubeny (bap. 1745 - d. 1827) made little secret of his high church principles, which were steadfastly affirmed in these two books. They were much admired by Anglicans in Britain and by Episcopal churchmen in America and Scotland. Copies of both books are numerous in UK libraries, but rather less common in north America. For the Guide, ESTC T85232 locates copies in the College of William and Mary, General Theological Seminary, Saint Mark's Library, Iowa, Virginia, and Washington and Lee. For the Appendix, T85305, copies in General Theological Seminary, Saint Mark's Library, Harvard, Iowa, and Washington and Lee. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Athenian Letters: Or, The Epistolary Correspondence of An Agent of the King of Persia, Residing at Athens During the Peloponnesian War.

      London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1798 - First illustrated edition, 2 volumes, 4to (11 x 9), pp. lxii, 2, (1)-436, engraved folding map of Greece (22½ x 17¼), engraved frontispiece portrait of Philip Yorke, 6 engraved portrait plates of ancient Athenians; (i-iv), v - xv, (xvi), (1) - 466, engraved frontispiece portrait of Charles Yorke, 5 engraved portrait plates of ancient Athenians. Full contemporary tree calf re-backed in retrospective style in six compartments, original lettering pieces laid down in the second & third, five raised bands. Very good clean bright copy with some natural wear to extremities & corners. A crisp wide margined copy, sheets & plates clean, unmarked, complete, a bit of light foxing. Only 12 copies of the London 1741-3 octavo 4 volumes first edition were printed (at the expense of the authors, Yorke, et al). In 1781 a new edition London one volume quarto was published in 100 copies only. The London 1792 imprint octavo 2 volumes is a Dublin pirated edition. The present London, 1798 2 volumes quarto, prefixed a geographical index, added a map & 13 engraved plates & has not been reprinted. A clean attractive copy in sound handsome binding. H5200 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance et Batavia, à Samarang, à Macassar, à Amboine, et à Surate, en 1774, 75, 76, 77 et 78. Traduit du hollandois. (2 vol. set).

      Paris, H.J. Jansen, An VII (1798). - 2 vols. 8vo. 386;361+(6) pp. With 2 fold. engr. maps on thick paper & 4 engr. plates (incl. 3 fold.). Hardcover. Contemp. full calf, spines gilt with 2 red title labels on each spine. Good. (Spine ends worn, corners sl. dam.; light foxing to 1 map). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE PAR LE CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCE A BATAVIA, A BANTAM ET AU BENGALE (1798)

      1798 - IMPRESOR-LUGAR: Paris, chez H.J. Jansen, 1798. Primera edición en francés. DESCRIPCIÓN FÍSICA: viii, 434 p. 8º 205 x 125 mm. 3 grabados calcográficos plegados. Texto en francés. Exlibris del marqués y señor de Liédena y del Excelentísimo Sr. Duque de la Almenara ENCUADERNACIÓN: Plena piel con decoración en lomo. Tejuelo para título. Guardas decoradas al agua, cortes decorados al agua. CONSERVACIÓN: Buen estado, limpio y cuidado. Las grabados corresponden a: 1. Plan de BATAVIA, 2. Carte du Bras Occidental du GANGE. 3 Carte du Cap de BONNE- ESPERANCE et des baies adjacentes. Esta obra es la primera traducción del holandés al francés del título Reize van Zeeland más de Kaap de Hoop Goede, naar Batavia, Bantam, Bengalen Sáenz., Gedaan en jaaren de 1768 tot 1771. El autor, el contralmirante Stavorinus, llevó a cabo este viaje de 1768 a1771, por orden del Almirantazgo de Zelanda. En la obra se recogen descripciones precisas de Java, Bantam, Bengala y el Cabo de Buena Esperanza que siguen siendo de gran interés en la actualidad, con datos sobre su comercio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drawing Cover

      Published by Haines & Son, No. 19 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane, London 1798 - A bold hunting scene of a rider drawing cover. This early hunting scene follows the tradition of James Seymour by presenting a small format sporting picture in a bold decisive style. The artist and engraver are not recorded on the plate, which was typical of works published at the period by Haines & Son. Haines & Son were prolific publishers and printsellers who catered to the decorative print market, they often republished earlier plates, which they acquired from other publishers, such as Carington Bowles and Robert Sayer. This image, which is listed as plate 2, is most likely the second plate in a set of six prints. Mezzotint. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition with the exception of some glue residue on the verso of the sheet. Four vertical creases in sheet. A small abrasion in image. Image size: 9 ¼ x 13 7/8 inches.

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        Voyage autour du monde .. rédigé par M.L.A. Milet-Mureau.

      Paris, Plassan, l'an VI - 1798.4 volumes + atlas. 8vo and folio. Text volumes contemporary half calf, spines richly gilt; atlas volume later half calf. With engraved portrait, allegorical title-page, 34 folding engraved maps and coastal profiles and 35 engraved views and ethnographical or natural history plates. LXVIII,368; 414; 316,(148); 328 pp.* Second French edition, first edition in 8vo; first published in Paris in 1797. - La Pérouse's (1741 - 1788) expedition was one of the most important scientific explorations ever undertaken to the Pacific and the west coast of North America. He led the first French expedition to Alaska, and the first non-Spanish one to California. Many important discoveries were made including that of the strait between the island of Sakhalin and Japan, named after La Pérouse. After extensive exploration in the Pacific, he arrived in Botany Bay on the 24th January 1788. When the Boussole and the Astrolabe sailed out of Botany Bay on 10th March 1788 they were never seen again, and this disappearance became the greatest maritime mystery of the 18th century. Not until 39 years later it was established by the sea-captain Dillon that the expedition had ended its days on the reef of Vanoriko, one of the Santa Cruz Islands. The folio atlas contains magnificent maps of Russian Asia, Japan, the Pacific north-west coast, Hawaii, San Francisco and Monterey and the views include a fine series of canoes and botanical and ornithological plates. - A fine set of one of the chief French exploring efforts of the 18th century.Sabin 38960; Hill 973; Howgego L20; Cordier, B.J., col.451; Lada-Mocarski 52; Ferguson I, 251; Forbes I, 272; Boucher de la Richarderie I, p.149-154.

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        An Inquiry Into the Nature and Origin of Mental Derangement

      T. Cadell Junior & W. Davies, London 1798 - 2 volumes, pp. xxix, 407, 405 + index & errata leaf. Contemporary half black calf over marbled boards, with a neat 19C(?) rebacking retaining the original morocco lettering-pieces. Binder's ticket of J. Thompson, Aldersgate. Plain endpapers with bookplates of F. Manley Sims. Contemporary signature on ffep, one ink comment in margin, and with the exception of the odd small mark or spot internally clean and fresh. A very good copy of this scarce work.

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        Taschenbuch für 1798. Herrmann und Dorothea, Erstausgabe

      Berlin,bey Friedrich Vieweg dem älteren, 1798 - Goethe. -Mit Titelkupferstich, einem kolorierten Stich mit Frauenköpfen und 6 weiteren Kupferstichen, 14, 174 S., Kl. Oktav. illustrierter OPBd, Einband und Kanten berieben, gutes fest gebundenes Exemplar, wir senden auf Anfrage auch gerne Bilder Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Authentic Account of the Embassy of the Dutch East-India Company, To The Court of the Emperor of China, in the Years 1794 and 1795

      London: R. Phillips, 1798. Two volumes, octavo, folding map; scattered moderate foxing, old blind stamp of Worcester library to map and preliminaries of both volumes (with discrete deaccession marks); a very good uncut copy in original boards with old paper labels. The first American presented at the Imperial Court. English octavo edition of the Dutch East-India Company embassy that followed the famously unsuccessful British attempt led by the Earl of Macartney. The Dutch merchants enjoyed access to the Imperial Court denied to the British envoys, and travelled extensively through China. The result is this direct and readable description of life before extensive contact with the West. Löwendahl notes that &#39;of the three accounts by Braam Houckgeest, Titsingh and de Guignes of the embassy&#39;s journey, Braam Houckgeest&#39;s account is the fullest and most interesting&#39;. This book was first published in Philadelphia, although the American edition is now very rare. &#39;Braam Houckgeest, who had settled in South Carolina in 1783 and, in due course, acquired citizenship of the newly formed United States of America, is often described as the first American to travel to Beijing and to be presented at the Imperial Court. Braam Houckgeest wrote his journal in Dutch; the English translation used for both the Philadelphia and this London printing was by a fellow Philadelphian - the emigré bookseller Moreau de Saint-Méry (and so acknowledged on the title page of this book). An account of significant interest to Chinese Imperial and social history, An Authentic Account of the Embassy was recently republished by Cambridge University Press.

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        Découvertes dans la Mer du Sud. Nouvelles de M. De La Peyrouse, Jusqu'en 1794. Traces de son passage trouvées en diverses isles et terres de l'Océan pacifique; grande Isle peuplée d'émigrés français.

      Éverat, Paris 1798 - Contemporary half calf with morocco gilt label, 8vo., half title, 397, i (errata). Ex Bibliotheca Didina et Pinguina. Lacks last free endpaper. Slight occasional foxing/browning, last page slightly soiled. Covers rubbed. Stain plus a hole in the bottom margin of page 373, not affecting the text. Written name on titlepage. Ferguson 225: "A fictitious account. The greater portion is devoted to the description of a supposed island in the South Seas, inhabited by a community of refugees who had escaped the horrors of the French Revolution, and had established a republic there on socialist principles." First edition of this rare book with a fictitious account of the fate of the La Perouse expedition after they left Botany Bay. Published anonymously. Ferguson 225, Sabin 38958. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Old Goat and Young Kid - or The Queensborough Novelist.

      London by S.W.Fores March 1st 1798 - Broadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving by T.S. (ie Francis Sansom? fl. 1784-1799), printed one side as issued. Shades of Hogarth's "Harlot's Progress". A Satire on the classic situation of a young country girl arriving in London and finding herself the traditional prey of the bawd. In this satire the elderly Queensberry is leaning out of his doorway looking through a double spy glass at a young country girl who has just lighted from a country wagon. Her case is on the ground marked "Elizabeth Maybush". B.M. No. 9304

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        Verordnung über die Abschaffung der lehnsherrschaftlichen Rechte., (= Sammlung der Verordnungen für die Länder zwischen Maas und Rhein, und Rhein und Mosel, bekannt gemacht von dem Regierungs-Kommissär.) Beigebunden: Fernere Verordnung die Abschaffung der Lehens-Rechte betreffend. Auszug aus dem Register der Beschlüsse des Regierungs-Kommissärs in den vier neuen Departementen auf dem linken Rhein-Ufer. Mainz, den 3ten Brümär, im 7ten Jahre (.).

      Mainz, gedruckt bei Andreas Craß, Departements-Buchdrucker den 6ten Germinal, im 6ten Jahre der einen und unteilbaren Franken-Republik (d.i. 1798). - 52 / 8 S. (es fehlt das ursprünglich vorgebundene Reihentitelblatt "Sammlung der Verordnungen.", das bei der Paginierung mitgezählt wurde / das eigentliche Titelblatt ist vorhanden), Seiten knickspurig und teils etwas fleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, unbeschnitten, der beigebundene Anhang in Tinte datiert (21 Brumaire de làn 6 = 1798) und signiert v. Secrétaire-général (Bellarmin ?), der Anhang in deutsch- und französisch-sprachiger Version, [seltenes und historisch bedeutsames Dokument zur Aufhebung des Feudalsystems im Rheinland als Folge der Französischen Revolution; die französischen Gesetze zur Abschaffung des Feudalsystems werden auch in den annektierten rheinischen Departements für gültig erklärt.] Der Text in der französischsprachigen Ausgabe von 1798 ist ebenfalls vorhanden und liegt bei (48 S.). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 100 Gr.-8°., Original-Kordelheftung,

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        Gli Stati Uniti Dell America Il Canada, e la Florida

      Rome 1798 - Rather decorative map of the new born United States. The map is from Atlante Universale, it presents a fair summary of what continental Europeans understood of the new United States at the end of 18th century. It is based on Mitchell's map, here Western New York is awarded to Pennsylvania, though in fact it was disputed between New York & Massachusetts and was not even claimed by Pennsylvania. The name Florida is part of the title as it depicts Spanish territory during the final years of Spanish rule over Florida., Size : 365x500 (mm), 14.375x19.625 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline, 0

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        Le Isole Degliamici

      Rome 1798 - A charming map Tonga with a decorative cartouche., Size : 505x370 (mm), 19.875x14.5 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Plan of the Bay of Monterey

      London 1798 - From Voyage de La Perouse Autour du Monde London: 1798 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 19" x 23 1/2" framed

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