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        Kupferstich- Karte, aus La Perouse, "Carte Générale des Découvertes faites en 1787 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie . par les Frégates Francaises la Boußole et l'Astrolabe".

      - kol., um 1798, 68 x 49 (H) Janson Hubbard, Japoniae Insvlae, S. 69: "Very late in the eighteenth century the maps . by La Perouse were published, they were the first to accurately show the relationship between Honshu ( an incomplete ) Hokkaida, Sakhalin, the Kurils and Kamchatka". - Japan im Zentrum der Karte. Zeigt im Norden das Ochotskische Meer, Sachalin als Insel, im Süden bis zu den Philippinen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        A Survey of The Turkish Empire. In which are considered:.

      T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, London 1798 - xxvii, 516 p, new spine & endpapers, title gilt & initials on spine, some spotting mainly to front and end leaves, otherwise copy in good condition. "This philhellenic work achieved a notable success. Eton was an arden philhellene and as violently pro-Russian as he was anti-French and anti-Turkish. He had spent 20 years in Russia and the Levant in various services." The survey covers the following: 1- Its government, finances, military and naval force, religion, history, arts , sciences, manners, commerce, and population. 2- The state of the provinces, including the ancient government of the Crim tartars, the subjection of the Greeks, their efforts towards emancipation, and the interest of other nations, particularly of great Britain, in their success. 3- The causes of the decline of Turkey, and those which tend to the prolongation of its existence, with a development of the political system of the late empress of Russia. 4- The British commerce with Turkey, the necessity of abolishing the Levant Company, and the danger of our quarantine regulations, with many other important particulars. REF. Atabey 409. Navari 558. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Isole Canarie delineate sulle ultime osservazioni

      Roma 1798 - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Importante e decorativa mappa tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'Atlante del Cassini fu ristampato dalla Calcografia Camerale nel primo quarto del XIX secolo, prima del 1839. Solo gli esemplari di prima edizione come questo sono stampati su carta vergata coeva e sono colorati a mano in epoca. Le tirature del XIX secolo sono già su carta meccanica, priva di vergelle, e generalmente in bianco e nero. - FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this splendid map of as part of his epic three-volume atlas. Published in: Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni. Roma, Calcografia camerale, 1792-1801. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition. The Cassini's Atlas was reprinted by the Calcografia Camerale in the first quarter of XIXth century (before 1839). Only the first edition of the atlas is printed on contemporary laid paper, while the late issue are on XIXth century paper and often without colour. Dimensioni 500 370mm

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        METHODE ANALYTIQUE DES FOSSILES, fondee sur leurs caracteres exterieures.

      Paris, chez Henry Tardieu, l'An VII (1798). SECOND PARIS EDITION (1798-1799), French text, 8vo, 210 x 130 mm, 8¼ x 5¼ inches, 2 hand coloured plates, pages: (2), iii-XII, (2), 1-174, bound in modern quarter calf over new marbled boards, raised bands to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers, fore-edges and lower edges not trimmed. Small chip to top corner of half-title, early ink name on title page, colour No.57 partly painted over on second colour plate (see image), otherwise clean. A very good tight copy. A work on the classification of minerals. Heinrich von Struve (1751-1826) a Swiss chemist and mineralogist who studied at Lausanne and Tubingen universities was a prolific writer on minerals and the geology of his country. Sinkankas, Volume II 6420 lists only one work of his, on the mineralogy and geology of North America published in 1822. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Allgemeines Bücher-Lexicon oder alphabetisches Verzeichnis der in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Ländern gedruckten Bücher, nebst beygesetzten Verlegern und Preisen. 4 Bände A-Z und erster Band des 1. Supplementband.

      Leipzig, Selbstverlag, 1793-1798. - 4°. 25 cm. IV, 460, 460, 464, 562 Seiten, 1 Blatt Druckfehler; Supplementband: 1 Blatt, 499 (1) Seiten. Einfache marmorierte Pappbände der Zeit, gebunden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf einfachem Schildchen. Grünschnitt. Erste Ausgabe der wichtigen Bibliografie. Der erste Supplementband enthält "die erschienenen Bücher vom Jahr 1793 bis Ende des Jahres 1797, so wie Verbesserungen und Ergänzungen der ersten vier Bände des Bücherlexicons". Ecken bestoßen, Einbände berieben, Name auf Titel. Gutes, innen frisches Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal de ce qui s'est passé à la Tour du Temple pendant la captivité de Louis XVI, roi de France. Par M. Cléry, valet de chambre du Roi.

      à l'imprimerie de Baylis, se vend chez l'auteur, A Londres 1798 - In-8 de (18)-239-(3) pp., veau brun, dos lisse orné, filets dorés sur les plats, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure de l'époque). Édition originale de première émission, à l'adresse du n°29 Great Pulteney-Street à Londres. 2 planches hors-texte : la tour du Temple, gravée par Audinet, et plans des deuxième et troisième étages ; 1 fac-similé. Exemplaire complet de la List of Suscribers (16 pp.). Jean-Baptiste Cléry fut pendant 5 mois le valet de chambre de Louis XVI au Temple. « Avant de mourir, Louis XVI lui dit : Plus de courage, Cléry, ceux qui m'aiment ne doivent-ils pas souhaiter la fin d'une si longue agonie ? Cléry lui répond : Ah ! mon maître, si mon zèle a pu vous être agréable, donnez-moi votre bénédiction. Le roi serre alors Jean-Baptiste Cléry contre son sein. Cléry n'est pas libéré car son dévouement au roi lui vaut quelques semaines de détention supplémentaire au Temple. Libéré en mars 1793, il est arrêté et emprisonné à la prison de la Force le 25 septembre 1793. Il n'est libéré que le 9 août 1794, après la chute de Robespierre » (Beauchesne). Tourneux, 3551. Bel exemplaire grand de marges.

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        1798 BOEZIO SEVERINO DELLA CONSOLAZIONE DELLA FILOSOFIA TRADOTTO IN VOLGAR FIORENTINO DA BENEDETTO VARCHI PARMA, DALLA REALE TIPOGRAFIA, 1798. BODONI. INTONSA

      REALE TIPOGRAFIA BODONI, 1798. L'opera e' introdotta dalla ""Vita di Anicio Manlio Torquato Severini Boezio"" scritta da Giulio Marziano Rota e da un ""Madrigale alla filosofia"" di Benedetto Titi. Edizione originale. Incredibilmente ancora intonsa, in barbe, carte freschissime. Bella legatura in cartonato successivo con piatti marmorizzati. Il volume è ottimamente conservato ad eccezione di una piccola piega all'angolo superiore del frontespizio. pp. XXXIII,337 in quarto cm 30,50 x 23.

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        Le Isole degli Amici delineate sulle ultime osservazioni del Cap. Cook

      Roma 1798 - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Decorativa mappa dell'arcipelago Tonga tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". I primi ad approdare alle isole Tonga furono J. Lemaire e W. C. Schouten, ai quali questo gruppo di isole non si presentò ospitale, per il carattere degli abitanti (1616). Migliore accoglienza incontrarono nel 1643 Abel Tasman, che toccò il solo gruppo meridionale, e Samuel Wallis nel 1767. Il Cook, che vi approdò nel 1773, vi si trovò tanto bene, che le chiamò "Le isole degli Amici" (Friendly Islands); quando vi tornò nel 1777 vi indugiò quasi due mesi, mantenendo sempre ottimi rapporti con quegli abitanti. Le isole settentrionali furono scoperte nel 1781 dallo spagnolo F. A. Mourelle. Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this attractive map of the Tonga Islands, with Cook's tracks decoratively traced between them. Tonga became known as the Friendly Islands because of the hospitable reception given to Captain James Cook on his first visit in 1773. Published in: Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni. Roma, Calcografia camerale, 1792-1801. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition. Dimensioni 373 508mm [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Registro delle sessioni del governo provvisorio della repubblica di Genova dal giorno della sua installazione 14 giugno 1797

      Stamperia Nazionale, 1798. In 4, pp. 144 + 32 + 370. M. pl. mod. La raccolta arriva sino al 17 gennaio 1798. Viene quindi coperta la prima fase della Repubblica ligure, quella piu' travagliata da disordini ed equilibrismi tra il Governo francese e la parte piu' smaccatamente giacobina e l'aristocrazia precedentemente al governo. La raccolta contiene sia i proclami pubblicati ad intelligenza del popolo genovese, sia i verbali delle sessioni di governo e riguardano l'intero arco delle questioni di governo: dall'amministrazione della giustizia all'organizzazione militare, dalle finanze, ai problemi dati dai controrivoluzionari. ITA

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        Le Isole della Società e di Noel delineata sulle ultime osservazioni del Capitan Cook

      Roma 1798 - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Decorativa mappa dell'arcipelago Tonga tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". L'arcipelago è costituito da due distinti gruppi di isolette vulcaniche: quello delle Isole Sopravento (o del Vento), a Sud, che include Tahiti, Moorea, Maiao, Mehetia, Tetiaroa; quello delle Sottovento, a Nord, che comprende Raiatea, Huahine, Bora-Bora, Maupiti, Tahaa, e gli atolli Scilly e Bellingshausen. Già scoperte nel 1607 da P. Fernandes Queirós, furono riscoperte da S. Wallis nel 1767 e chiamate Isole della Società da J. Cook nel 1769, in onore della Royal Society. L'Isola di Natale deve il suo nome al capitano inglese William Mynors, che avvistò l'isola nel Natale del 1643 a bordo della nave Royal Mary. Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this attractive map of the Tonga Islands and Christmas Island. The Society Islands are a group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean and part of French Polynesia. It includes Bora Bora, Tahiti, Moorea, Taha'a and Huahine. The archipelago is suspected to have been named by Captain James Cook supposedly in honour of the Royal Society, the sponsor of the first British scientific survey of the islands; however, Cook himself stated in his journal that he called the islands Society "as they lay contiguous to one another." Christmas Island was first discovered on in 1615 by Captain John Milward of the East India Company ship, and it was named Christmas Island on 25 December 1643. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition. Dimensioni 505 375mm [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Beschreibung und Geschichte des Amtsbezirks von Oebisfelde mit Inbegriff mehrerer die umliegende Gegend und besonders den Drömling betreffenden Nachrichten.

      Königslutter. Culemann, 1798 - XVI, 229 [1] S. Mit entsprechenden Alterungsspuren. Einband berieben bzw. beschabt und etwas fleckig. - Innen 1 Blatt (Seite 95/96) mit entfernter Randmarginalie (Randausschnitt, kein Textverlust). Das Subscripenten-Verzeichnis (S. I-IV verbunden, hinter S. XVI eingebunden). - Vereinzelt leicht fleckig bzw. stellenweise gebräunt. Einige Seiten mit leichter Quetschspur im Eck- bzw. Randbereich. - Guter Gesamtzustand. - Selten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 201 11,7 x 18,8 cm. Pappeinband der Zeit mit rotem Buchschnitt und handschriftlichem Rückentitelschildchen.

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        The Baronage of Scotland: Containing An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Gentry of that Kingdom: Collected from the Public Records and Chartuleries of this Country: etc

      Sold by Bell & Bradfute, W Creech, J Dixon, E Balfour, P Hill, etc; Cadell & Davies, Edinburgh: London, 1798. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full title: The Baronage of Scotland: Containing An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Gentry of that Kingdom: Collected from the Public Records and Chartuleries of this Country; the Records and Private Writings of Families; and the Works of our Best Historians. Illustrated with engravings of the coats of arms. Half-leather covers with plain contemporary boards. Front cover is detached. Sound internal binding, except pages 401-404, which are partially detached. Uncut (untrimmed) pages. Clean pages, except for light marking from a water spill in the extremes of lower corner. Text in 2 columns. Occasional vignette illustrations. Marginal tears and loss in index. Some anomalies in pagination but all complete and text in correct order. Note on contents page: "There are some inaccuracies in the pages; but the figures, both here and of the index, refer to them as they stand in the book". This is a stand-alone volume, published after the death of Sir Robert Douglas. The editors intended to collate additional material and publish a sequel. xi, 623,. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 55017051026..

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        Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap. Cook

      Roma 1798 - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Importante e decorativa mappa delle Isole Hawaii, tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Questa è l'unica carta dell'arcipelago impreziosita da un decorativo cartiglio d'immaginazione che illustra la morte del capitano Cook, sull'isola di Hawaii, durante il viaggio del 1779. La prematura morte di Cook, nelle illustrazioni del tardo '700, riscosse un incredibile successo. Cassini, che non era mai stato alle Hawaii, ha usato "Carta delle Isole Sandwich" di Cook come modello per la sua mappa, commettendo alcuni errori interessanti. La sua rappresentazione dei nativi hawaiani con i loro copricapi di piume in realtà ricorda più degli Indiani d'America. L'errore più grande è quello di di mostrare Cook, un ufficiale della marina inglese, in divisa da ufficiale navale italiano. Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, bellissima coloritura coeva dei contorni, piccole ossidazioni, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. - FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this splendid early map of the Hawaiian Islands as part of his epic three-volume atlas. This is the only map we have seen embellished with a decorative cartouche, imaginatively illustrating the death of Captain Cook on the island of Hawaii in 1779. Captain Cook's daring voyages and untimely death made this one of the most famous scenes of the late 18th century. Cassini, who had never been to Hawaii, used Cook's "Chart of the Sandwich Islands" as a model for his map, and he made some interesting errors. His representation of the Hawaiian natives with their feather headdresses is actually more reminiscent of the American Indians. His final mistake is to show Cook, an English naval officer, in an Italian naval officer's uniform. An uncommon map, published in the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', with a decorative title cartouche, by Giovanni Maria Cassini, a Somasco monk. He was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, isome foxing, otherwise in very good condition. The Cassini's Atlas was reprinted by the Calcografia Camerale in the first qurrter of XIXth century (before 1839). Only the first edition of the atlas is printed on contemporary laid paper, while the late issue are on XIXth century paper and often without colour. A very important map of Hawaii. Dimensioni 500 370mm

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        Procès-verbal du serment de haine à la royauté

      Papiers Rédarès 21 janvier 1798, Saint-Ambroix - Manuscrit Serment de haine à la royauté prêté lors de l'anniversaire de la décapitation de Louis XVI, le 21 janvier 1798. 2 pages in-folio

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        A 1798 Modification to the Naturalization Act Considered Part of the Alien and Sedition Acts passed by John Adams

      Philadelphia, PA 1798 - Broadsheet. Naturalization Law of 1798. An Act Supplementary to, and to amend the act, intitled, "An Act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization; and to repeal the act heretofore passed on the subject." [Philadelphia], [1798] 2 pp., 8 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. Docketed on verso. Evans 34700. The purpose of this Act of Congress was to increase the "notice time," the time period an alien needed to wait before declaring an intent to become a citizen, from 3 to 5 years, and notoriously expanding the residency requirement for American citizenship to 14 years.ConditionTreated by a professional paper conservator.

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        The Letters of Junius

      London: Vernor and Hood, 1798. A new edition. xxxii, 266, [4]; iv, 288 pp. plus plates. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary marbled boards with plain paper spines. Bindings rubbed and worn. Minor foxing. Very good. In tan octavo-sized half morocco slipcases, spine gilt. A new edition. xxxii, 266, [4]; iv, 288 pp. plus plates. 2 vols. 8vo. Originally published in the London PUBLIC ADVERTISER from Jan. 21, 1769 to Jan. 21, 1772, under the pseudonym of "Junius" (possibly Sir Philip Francis). "...'Junius' poured brilliantly slanderous invective upon Tory-minded English ministers, especially the Duke of Grafton, for a series of 'inconsistent measures' which allegedly ruined England and drove the colonies 'into excesses little short of rebellion.' Vehement, lucid, frequently reprinted in English and colonial newspapers, the letters were polemical masterpieces with such extraordinary knowledge and appreciation of contemporary colonial opinion that they lent moral support to the early revolutionary cause. 'Junius' opposed the Tea Duty, but upheld the legality of the Stamp Act, and prophesied (Dec. 19, 1769) that the colonies aimed at independence" - DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY. ESTC T1852; DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY III, p.190

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        INSTRUCTIONS TO THE ENVOYS EXTRAORDINARY AND MINISTERS PLENIPOTENTIARY FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TO THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, THEIR LETTERS OF CREDENCE AND FULL POWERS, AND THE DISPATCHES RECEIVED FROM THEM RELATIVE TO THEIR MISSION

      Philadelphia, 1798. 131pp. Modern half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Minor foxing. Very good. The correspondence and reports relative to the XYZ Affair and the strained relations between the U.S. and the French in 1797. Includes reports of ambassadors John Marshall, C.C. Pinckney and Elbridge Gerry; and documents of Timothy Pickering as Secretary of State and John Adams as President. EVANS 34838.

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        Gallerie der Menschen Nach Alphabetischer Ordnung. Ein Bilderbuch für die Jugend zur Erweiterung ihrer Kenntnisse und Befriedigung ihrer Wißbegierde (Complete in Three Volumes)

      Friedrich August Leo, Leipzig - Each volume published sequentially in 1798, 1799, and 1801. 100 pages, plus 25 plates; 145+ pages, plus 42 plates; 90 pages, plus 34 plates. All plates are hand colored. Spine covers are loose on Vols. I and III, and missing on II. All boards remain attached, though a few with broken joints and tender hinges. Institutional book plate on front paste downs, and number sticker at upper spine edge of top boards. Inked number on blank front end leaves. No other library markings. Scattered foxing, spotting, and moisture stains. A few small tears, though only one closed tear affecting plate image and that with an old repair. Despite faults, this remains a charming set with attractive and fun illustrations. Size: 12mo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thaddäus Müller (1763 - 1826): Konvolut von 9 seltenen Kleinschriften, z.B.: Predigt am Eidsgenößischen Bethtag 1809; Die Heu- und Kornerndte. Zwei Predigten; Einladung zur christlichen Liebessteuer für die nach Brasilien ausgewanderten Schweizer. (weitere Titel siehe Beschreibung).

      Luzern: Xaver Meyer (u.a.), 1798 - 1826. - zw. 8 und 100 S. je Titel, insg. ca. 350 S. Angeboten wird ein Konvolut von 9 seltenen Kleinschriften von und über Thaddäus Meyer (1763-1826), Stadtpfarrer in Luzern von 1796-1826 und Mitbegründer der Schweiz. Gemeinnützigen Gesellschaft. Das Angebot beinhaltet folgende von ihm verfasste Titel: 1. Predigt, gehalten in der Pfarrkirche zu Luzern, am Betthage der Helvetischen Republik, den 6. Herbstmonat 1798 (Luzern: Balthasar und Meyer, 1798, 41 S.). 2. Sätze und kürzere Auszüge aus schriftlichen Vorlesungen über einige Fächer der Pastoraltheoloie an die Herren Alumnen des neuen Priesterhauses zu Luzern (Luzern: Anich, 1808, 100 S.). 3. Ein religioses und patriotisches Wort zur Vorbereitung auf den Eidestag. An seine Mitbürger (Luzern: Thüring, 1798, 8 S.). 4. Die Heu- und Kornerndte. Zwey Predigten am vierten und sechsten Sonntag nach Pfingsten 1809 (Luzern: Meyer, 1809, 43 S.). 5. Bey der Beerdigung Herrn Adam Heberle's von Ravensburg auf dem katholischen Gottesacker zu Luzern (Luzern: Meyer, 1809, 8 S.). 6. Predigt am Eidsgenößischen Bethtag 1809 gehalten (Luzern: Anich, 1809, 40 S.). 7. Lobrede auf seine Päbstliche Heiligkeit, Pius VII. Gehalten in der Stifts- und Pfarrkirche zu Luzern, den 19ten Brachmonat 1814 (Luzern: Anich, 1814, 50 S.). 8. Einladung zur christlichen Liebessteuer für die nach Brasilien ausgewanderten Schweizer. Eine Predigt, gehalten u Luzern am 3ten Sonntag nach dem Feste der hl. drey Könige den 27ten Jänner 1822 (Luzern: Meyer, 1828, 27 S.). Des Weiteren: 9. Anton Walker: Trauerrede auf den seligen Hintritt des Hochürdigen Herrn Thaddäus Müller, Chorherrn und Stadtpfarrer zu Luzern, gehalten in der Stiftskirche den 4ten Sonntag nach Ostern (Luzern: Meyer, 1826, 36 S.). -- Überwiegend altersgemäß GUTER Zustand! Überwiegend schlichte Broschureinbände, berieben und eckknittrig. Bindungen überwiegend fest, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt und stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, Text sauber. Weitere Informationen und Fotos auf Anfrage. atx mbx Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 530 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kleine Fussreisen durch die Schweiz. Aus dem Französischen der Herren Gebrüder Bridel.

      Zürich, bey Orell, Gessner, Füssli und Compagnie 1797 - 1798. - 2 Teile in 1 Band. 8°. Gestochenes Frontispiz, Titel, II S., 255 S., 1 S. Inhalt; gestochenes Frontispiz, Titel, 309 S., 4 n.n. S. Inhalt und Druckfehler. Pappband der Zeit mit rostroten Kleisterpapierbezügen und rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Barth 17590. - Lonchamp 454. - Bürger 660. - Einzige deutsche Ausgabe. Zusammengestellt aus verschiedenen Publikationen der "Etrennes Helvetiques". Band 1 mit dem "Tagebuch einer Fussreise durch dasInnere der Schweiz" mit dem schönen Motto "Viele haben von Ihr gesprochen; Aber nur Wenige kannten Sie und einer Ansicht vom Aegersee, gestochen von J.H. Meyer nach L. Hess. Der zweite Band mit der "Reise von Bex nach Sitten über den Berg Anzeindaz", "Hirtenleben auf dem Berge Taveyannaz", "Val D'Illies in Unter-Wallis", "Sapziergang durch einen Theil des Aargäues", "Blick auf eine Hirtengegend in den Alpen" (Vallée de Joux), "Spaziergang an die Seen von Lioson, Arnonnaz, Sanez und zu der Lauwine". Ob Louis Bridel Mitautor war, scheint bestritten. Die ZB Zürich führt das Werk einzig unter dem Namen von Philippe-Sirice. Auch Bürger kennt den Übersetzer nicht. - Der zweite Band mit einer Ansicht von Zug (?). - Das Frontispiz zum 2. Teil stockfleckig, sonst nur selten wenige Stockflecken. Pappband leicht beschabt. - Selten.

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        Extra Official State Papers. Addressed to The Right Hon. Lord Rawdon and the Other Members of the Two House of Parliament, Associated for the Preservation of the Constitution and Promoting the Prosperity of the British Empire. By a Late Under Secretary of State [William Knox].

      Volume One (of two) in two parts. 8. 49, [1], 14, [2], 174 [2] pages plus Errata-leaf. Original Hardcover. Contemporary Irish calf with edges stained green. Neatly rebacked. Gilt ornaments on spine with beautiful original spinelabel. In overall excellent condition. This thoughtful work on Irish politics and history was written by an Irish-born government official, and subsequently owned by two significant figures in Irish history, both of whom have left their mark on it. The first was the spy and co-founder of the United Irishmen, Leonard Macnally who has signed and annotated the text, followed by Warner William Westenra second Baron Rossmore who has left his notes and jottings on the Act of Union. SABIN 38181] The title page bears the ownership signature of Leonard Macnally who signs himself 'Leo: MacNally' with the name of the anonymous author '[William] Knox' written in his hand below. Macnally, a barrister and playwright, is now remembered as a notorious spy for the British government, exploiting his status as a co-founder of the United Irishmen to betray friends and republican clients such as Wolfe Tone even as he purported to defend them in the court cases that followed the rebellion of 1798. In addition to his ownership signature MacNally has lightly annotated Knox's Appendix which contains a 'Paper delivered to Lord Frederick Campbell, when appointed Secretary to Ireland, 1767' in which the author addresses the 'tyranny' of aristocratic government in Ireland, lamenting the 'wretched... ancient condition of Ireland... in respect to property' ownership. MacNally's interest seems to lie in Knox's reading of the history of Irish land tenure with five inked annotations setting out the legal justification for Knox's historical analysis, frequently by reference to Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. The bookplate of the Barons Rossmore appears on the front pastedown, almost certainly Warner William Westenra (1765-1842) the second Baron who was briefly a member of the Irish Parliament before losing his seat in the Act of Union, returning to spearhead a campaign to reform the representative peerage in Ireland, finally serving as Lord Lieutenant of Monaghan. On the penultimate blank endpaper, Westenra wrestles with the implications of Union with the UK, apparently writing before the act: 'The question now before the public is shall we have an Union?... Shall the people of Ireland consent to an Union of Legislature... The voice of thousands cry out no - that is the voice of thousands exclaim - let material pride trample upon national interest.' Alluding to one of the perennial features of Irish history, Rossmore acknowledges: 'Literary men of genius will go to England', but resignedly continues, 'Is that not the case now - Sheridan &c' [Description: Christian White

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        Society of United Irishmen of Dublin. Established November IX. MDCCXCI./ "Let the Nation Stand". [Being the printed Founding Manifesto of this revolutionary organization these are the Declaration, resolutions, addresses, circulars, letters and transactions of the Society].

      First Edition. Duodecimo. (8), 207 pages (pages 205/206 have been replaced by a mimeographed page and bound with the volume - ask for detailed photographs). Hardcover / Full leather of the early 20th century. Titlepage slightly detached. Otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Extremely scarce publication ! The Society of United Irishmen was founded as a liberal political organisation in 18th century Ireland that initially sought Parliamentary reform. However, it evolved into a revolutionary republican organisation, inspired by the American Revolution and allied with Revolutionary France. It launched the Irish Rebellion of 1798 with the objective of ending British monarchical rule over Ireland and founding a sovereign, independent Irish republic. During the 1780s, a few liberal members of the ruling Protestant Ascendancy, organised as the Irish Patriot Party led by Henry Grattan, campaigned for: reform of the Irish parliament a lessening of British interference in Ireland's affairs and expanding the rights and voting franchise for Catholics and Presbyterians. Backing them up was the Irish Volunteers movement, which had widespread Protestant support. Whilst they had limited success such as the establishment of Grattan's Parliament and the repeal of some of the discriminatory Penal Laws, they fell short of many of their aims. When the parliamentary reform movement collapsed in 1784, it left radicals without a political cause. By the mid-1780s, radicalism in Ireland was taking a new, bolder form, typified by the letters penned by William Drennan which were published in the Belfast Newsletter and in pamphlets. In them he hit out at leaders of the Volunteers such as Grattan and Charlemont for their conservatism and restraint, and at the political establishment for preventing the reform of the Irish parliament. Most notably was his appeal for all Anglicans, Dissenters, and Roman Catholics to unite together as one indifferent association, however he accepted that this would only appeal to the minority within each denomination. Inspiring and increasing the radicalisation of Irish reformists was the French Revolution which had started in 1789, and had so far remained largely bloodless, with the French king forced to concede effective power to a National Assembly. Also in 1789 the Whig party was founded in Ireland and soon it became an alliance of radicals, reform-minded parliamentarians, and dissident representatives of the governing class. By 1791 this alliance however was already fracturing, and several rival Whig clubs were set up by people such as Napper Tandy in Dublin and Belfast. Another grouping was a "shadowy" organisation of eleven people headed by Samuel Neilson, that sought to move the recently revived Volunteer movement in as far a radical direction as possible. The enthusiasm for the French Revolution saw great Irish interest in Thomas Paine's The Rights of Man released in May 1791, which defended it and saw around 20,000 cheap copies printed for digest in Ireland. A couple of months later the Belfast Volunteer company gathered to celebrate the second anniversary of the fall of the Bastille. It was intended that a new radical society was to be announced during the celebrations which William Drennan, who was to give a declaration, asked to add in resolutions. Drennan refused due to the short notice of the request and suggested that a Theobald Wolfe Tone be asked. Tone's reformist radicalism had advanced beyond that of the Whigs, and he proposed three resolutions for the new society, which he named the Society of United Irishmen. The first resolution was for the denouncing of the continuing interference of the British establishment in Irish affairs. The second was for the full reform of the Irish parliament and its representation. The last resolution called for a union of religious faiths in Ireland to "abolish the differences that had long divided Irishmen" and sought to give Catholics political rights. This last proposal however was quietly dropped by the Belfast Volunteers to ensure unanimity for the proposals amongst the people. This seemed to delay the launch of the new society and by August 1791, Tone in response to the rebuff of his third resolution, published the popular and robust An Argument on Behalf of the Catholics of Ireland, which argued why they should be included in attempts at reform. That October, Tone was invited to a debate on the creation of a new society by a group of people including Neilson. Here he found that his resolutions were now found a few months later to be "too tame". A new set of resolutions were drafted and agreed to on 14 October, which the Belfast branch of the Society of United Irishmen adopted on 18 October, and the Dublin branch on 9 November. The main problem they identified for Ireland was the issue of national sovereignty: We have no national government we are ruled by Englishmen, and thus servants of Englishmen, whose object is the interest of another country, whose instrument is corruption whose strength is the weakness of Ireland. All attendees at the first meeting of the Belfast branch were Protestant. Two (Theobald Wolfe Tone and Thomas Russell) were Anglicans and the rest Presbyterian most of whom were involved in the linen trade in Belfast. Along with Tone and Russell, the men involved were: William Sinclair, Henry Joy McCracken, Samuel Neilson, Henry Haslett, Gilbert McIlveen, William Simms, Robert Simms, Thomas McCabe and Thomas Pearce. After forming, the Society named chandler Samuel McTier as its first President.As 1791 drew to a close there were references to other lesser branches of the United Irishmen in a number of places such as: Armagh, Clonmel, Limerick, and Lisburn, yet Belfast and Dublin retained their primacy. The popularity of the society continued to grow throughout Ulster especially amongst the Presbyterians. In 1795 the United Irishmen linked up with the Defenders, a Catholic agrarian secret society. The movement quickly developed a strategy of spreading its ideals by means of pamphlets, leaflets, newspapers, ballads, "catechisms" and travelling emissaries. Whilst the Belfast Newsletter was a liberal newspaper, the society sought for the publication of a more radical one in Belfast, resulting in the Northern Star. It was especially successful, both commercially and politically and had a wide readership until its suppression in 1797. The spread of the society was watched with growing alarm by the authorities and it was banned in 1793 following the declaration of war by France. (Wikipedia)

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        Voyage de l'Ambassade de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales Hollandaises, vers l'Empereur de la Chine, en 1794 et 1795;: Tiré du journal d'André Everard Van Braam Houckgeest. Publié par M.L.E. Moreau de Saint-Méry.

      [1798] An 6 de la République, Paris chez Garnery, Strasbourg: chez Levrault 1798 - Braam Houckgeest's Voyage is 'the full and most interesting' of the several accounts of the Dutch East India Company's embassy to China in 1794, and 'is of particular value for its detailed descriptions of many parts of China which had never before been visited by Europeans. The original manuscript was written in Dutch and translated and edited by Moreau de Saint-Méry, an emigré bookseller based for a few years in Philadephia before being recalled to France by Napoleon.' (Löwendahl). Braam Houckgeest, who had settled in South Carolina and subsequently acquired citizenship in the fledgling United States, is often called the first American to travel to Peking and to be presented at the Imperial Court. First published in Philadelphia in 1797, this second edition reproduces only the text of the first Philadelphia volume. Subsequent translations were all from this edition. Cordier BS 2350; Löwendahl 700 Bound in contemporary half morocco. Corners bumped. A very good copy. [Second edition] Two volumes bound in one, pp.[4], xxxii, 351, [1]; [4], 286. Text in French.

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. ... To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the MSS. of Lieutenant-Governor King.

      London, printed for T. Cadell Jun, and W. Davies, 1798. 2 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITIONS 1798 and 1802, 4to, approximately 270 x 220 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, lacking half-titles, VOLUME I, 22 engraved plates of which 4 in the text, plus 2 charts, 1 folding, pages: xx, xxxviii, [2], 1-617, [3]; VOLUME II, title:"An account of the English colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement, in January 1788, to August 1801: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King; and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass; by which the existence of a strait separating van Dieman's land from the continent of New Holland was ascertained. Abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass", engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates of which 4 in the text, 3 full page plates and 1 in the text nicely hand coloured as issued, a chart and a plan, pages: xvi, 1-335, (1), bound in full modern speckled calf, double ruled gilt border with gilt patterned border, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt anchor in compartments with gilt patterned borders, contrasting gilt lettered labels, new endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Peter Dowding Prankerd and his signature on the original endpaper, preserved on front pastedown in each volume. Dowding Prankerd was a native of Bristol who emigrated to Adelaide South Australia in 1839, where he worked as a land developer and mine operator, amassing a great fortune. Returning to Bristol in 1872 he bought a large house known as The Knoll in Sneyd Park, Bristol. Faint browning to early page margins, Volume I: slight vertical crease to inner margin of title page, some pale splashing to lower margin of viii-ix, more on pages 287, 351, and 500-501, no loss of text, pale foxing to margin of 1 chart, occasional pale spotting or small pale stain to margins, very pale brown stain to corner of plates page 124 and 401, another on half of plate page 232, small binding crease to sky of same plate, a few tiny closed tears to fore-edge margin of plate page 307 repaired neatly on reverse, 5 mm (¼") ink spot on background of plate page 367, a few tiny ink splashes on pages 136-137, no loss of legibility, large pale stain to upper inner corner of text pages 407-416, 3 small ink marks in margin on page 436, about 4 words missing on page 461, due to adhesion to facing page, 1 corner tip missing; Volume II: frontispiece and chart page 1 slightly stained in fore-edge margin, title page faintly browned, occasional light spotting to margins, pale damp staining to fore-edge margin of pages 283-311 and final plate page 310. A very good set complete with all plates. David Collins (1756-1810) arrived with the First Fleet as Judge-Advocate and was Secretary to Governor Phillip. His book is a valuable account of the early settlement by an educated and observant resident of ten years, and was the last of the Australian foundation books to be published. It contains the most detailed and painstaking of all descriptions of the voyage and first settlement found in any of the early narratives. Volume II, published 4 years after the first contains much valuable information from George Bass's journal which was subsequently lost. Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 101, No. 263 and page 134, No. 350; Sotheby's Brooke-Hitching Catalogue, Part I, No.276. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. . To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the MSS. of Lieutenant-Governor King.

      London printed for T. Cadell Jun and W. Davies 1798 - 2 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITIONS 1798 and 1802, 4to, approximately 270 x 220 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, lacking half-titles, VOLUME I, 22 engraved plates of which 4 in the text, plus 2 charts, 1 folding, pages: xx, xxxviii, [2], 1-617, [3]; VOLUME II, title:"An account of the English colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement, in January 1788, to August 1801: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King; and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass; by which the existence of a strait separating van Dieman's land from the continent of New Holland was ascertained. Abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass", engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates of which 4 in the text, 3 full page plates and 1 in the text nicely hand coloured as issued, a chart and a plan, pages: xvi, 1-335, (1), bound in full modern speckled calf, double ruled gilt border with gilt patterned border, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt anchor in compartments with gilt patterned borders, contrasting gilt lettered labels, new endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Peter Dowding Prankerd and his signature on the original endpaper, preserved on front pastedown in each volume. Dowding Prankerd was a native of Bristol who emigrated to Adelaide South Australia in 1839, where he worked as a land developer and mine operator, amassing a great fortune. Returning to Bristol in 1872 he bought a large house known as The Knoll in Sneyd Park, Bristol. Faint browning to early page margins, Volume I: slight vertical crease to inner margin of title page, some pale splashing to lower margin of viii-ix, more on pages 287, 351, and 500-501, no loss of text, pale foxing to margin of 1 chart, occasional pale spotting or small pale stain to margins, very pale brown stain to corner of plates page 124 and 401, another on half of plate page 232, small binding crease to sky of same plate, a few tiny closed tears to fore-edge margin of plate page 307 repaired neatly on reverse, 5 mm (¼") ink spot on background of plate page 367, a few tiny ink splashes on pages 136-137, no loss of legibility, large pale stain to upper inner corner of text pages 407-416, 3 small ink marks in margin on page 436, about 4 words missing on page 461, due to adhesion to facing page, 1 corner tip missing; Volume II: frontispiece and chart page 1 slightly stained in fore-edge margin, title page faintly browned, occasional light spotting to margins, pale damp staining to fore-edge margin of pages 283-311 and final plate page 310. A very good set complete with all plates. David Collins (1756-1810) arrived with the First Fleet as Judge-Advocate and was Secretary to Governor Phillip. His book is a valuable account of the early settlement by an educated and observant resident of ten years, and was the last of the Australian foundation books to be published. It contains the most detailed and painstaking of all descriptions of the voyage and first settlement found in any of the early narratives. Volume II, published 4 years after the first contains much valuable information from George Bass's journal which was subsequently lost. Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 101, No. 263 and page 134, No. 350; Sotheby's Brooke-Hitching Catalogue, Part I, No.276. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. ... To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the MSS. of Lieutenant-Governor King.

      London, printed for T. Cadell Jun, and W. Davies, 1798.. 2 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITIONS 1798 and 1802, 4to, approximately 270 x 220 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, lacking half-titles, VOLUME I, 22 engraved plates of which 4 in the text, plus 2 charts, 1 folding, pages: xx, xxxviii, [2], 1-617, [3]; VOLUME II, title:"An account of the English colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement, in January 1788, to August 1801: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King; and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass; by which the existence of a strait separating van Dieman's land from the continent of New Holland was ascertained. Abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass", engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates of which 4 in the text, 3 full page plates and 1 in the text nicely hand coloured as issued, a chart and a plan, pages: xvi, 1-335, (1), bound in full modern speckled calf, double ruled gilt border with gilt patterned border, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt anchor in compartments with gilt patterned borders, contrasting gilt lettered labels, new endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Peter Dowding Prankerd and his signature on the original endpaper, preserved on front pastedown in each volume. Dowding Prankerd was a native of Bristol who emigrated to Adelaide South Australia in 1839, where he worked as a land developer and mine operator, amassing a great fortune. Returning to Bristol in 1872 he bought a large house known as The Knoll in Sneyd Park, Bristol. Faint browning to early page margins, Volume I: slight vertical crease to inner margin of title page, some pale splashing to lower margin of viii-ix, more on pages 287, 351, and 500-501, no loss of text, pale foxing to margin of 1 chart, occasional pale spotting or small pale stain to margins, very pale brown stain to corner of plates page 124 and 401, another on half of plate page 232, small binding crease to sky of same plate, a few tiny closed tears to fore-edge margin of plate page 307 repaired neatly on reverse, 5 mm (¼") ink spot on background of plate page 367, a few tiny ink splashes on pages 136-137, no loss of legibility, large pale stain to upper inner corner of text pages 407-416, 3 small ink marks in margin on page 436, about 4 words missing on page 461, due to adhesion to facing page, 1 corner tip missing; Volume II: frontispiece and chart page 1 slightly stained in fore-edge margin, title page faintly browned, occasional light spotting to margins, pale damp staining to fore-edge margin of pages 283-311 and final plate page 310. A very good set complete with all plates. David Collins (1756-1810) arrived with the First Fleet as Judge-Advocate and was Secretary to Governor Phillip. His book is a valuable account of the early settlement by an educated and observant resident of ten years, and was the last of the Australian foundation books to be published. It contains the most detailed and painstaking of all descriptions of the voyage and first settlement found in any of the early narratives. Volume II, published 4 years after the first contains much valuable information from George Bass's journal which was subsequently lost. Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 101, No. 263 and page 134, No. 350; Sotheby's Brooke-Hitching Catalogue, Part I, No.276. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La divina commedia). Tome primo- terzo, 3 volumes.

      Venezia, Sebastian Valle, 1798. - circa 16,5 x 10,5 cm. 396; 349; 388 pages with 3 engraved portraits on the titles and 100 engraved illustrations to all cantos Contemporary mottled calf with richly gilt spine, decorated covers and marbled endpapers "Cf. Brunet IV, 385 and Gamba 2697. The complete Divina comedia edited by Andrea Rubbi in three volumes, published as an independent set in the large "Parnaso italiano ovvero Raccolta de poeti classici italiani" (vols. III, IV and V) that was first published by Zatta also in Venice. There is a nice little engraving to every canto and all three volumes have extensive indices with notes and historic or biographiy background information. " "- Only minor browning, few leaves with some foxing or light staining but mostly crisp. A very nice set in beautiful elegant bindings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Culpeper's English Physician; and Complete Herbal To Which Are Now First Added, Upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs with a Display of their Medicinal and Occult Properties ...

      London: Printed for the Author, 1798. Hardcover. Good. 4to. xvi,296;232pp. The Herbal is followed by the Medical Part. With 20 full page plates, of which 20 are fully handcolored and the remaining either partially colored or uncolored. The Medical Section contains plates 30 through 40, all uncolored. Contemporary full calf, spine in six compartments with raised bands, red leather lettering label, gilt. The leather is well rubbed and cracked, with neat repairs to the hinges and corners. Plate 7 has two small holes, the second plate in the Medical Section is soiled, and has been mounted and trimmed, else the plates are in fine condition, They are not bound in their numerical order but all are present. As for the text block, there is a closed marginal tear at p. 59, a small wormhole in the text of pp. 81-91, an old repair to p. 232 and some staining to pp. 203-204, some corners are bent, else the text block is in very good condition. The approximate date of publication is taken from the Preface which is dated "In the Year of Masonary 5798", i.e., approximately 1798 A.D. See Walleriana, 2241.

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        Nouveau voyage dans la haute et basse Égypte, la Syrie, le Dar-four, où aucun européen n'avoit pénétré ; fait depuis les années 1792 jusqu'en 1798

      - 2 vol, front., XXXVII-371 + Paris, chez Dentu, an VIII, 1800, in-8, 2 vol, front, XXXVII-371 + [4]-391 pp, 2 cartes dépliantes, veau jaspé de l'époque, dos lisses ornés de fleurons figurant des palmiers, pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes, roulette dorée en encadrement des plats et sur les coupes, bordures des contreplats guillochées, gardes de papier vert-bleu, tranches bleues cirées, Frontispice sur cuivre figurant un temple d'après Strabon et deux cartes d'après Miller, soit une carte du Darfour et une carte de la route suivant la caravane du Soudan, avec indications rehaussées en vert. Bel exemplaire de la première édition française, faite sur l'anglais par Jacques Castéra. William George Browne (1768-1813) se rendit en Égypte en 1792 afin d'explorer les oasis de l'est du Sahara et de voyager jusqu'aux sources du Nil blanc. Il gagna l'oasis de Sioua où il fut le premier anglais à visiter le temple de Zeus Ammon. Il fut le premier européen à décrire le Darfour, qu'il gagna par une caravane soudanaise en 1793 ; il donne la toute première description en anglais de ce pays, où, au lieu du passe-droit espéré pour continuer son voyage, il fut spolié et emprisonné durant trois ans par le sultan hostile aux chrétiens. Il finit par rejoindre l'Égypte, puis la Syrie et Constantinople, de nouveau par caravane. Épidermures ; néanmoins agréable reliure parlante. Très bel état intérieur, une réparation à la seconde carte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage à Botany-Bay, avec une description du pays, du m

      Paris: Desenne, Anno VI, 1798. Octavo, xvi, 192 pp.; joints rubbed, contemporary quarter roan with crimson morocco label. French edition of Barrington, with a five page preface explaining the extraordinary circumstances of the author, noting his aptitude for observation and return to grace in a new land.Garvey notes of this printing: 'French translation of the Voyage, nominally made from the third edition. This edition added various elements to the Voyage including a translator's preface, explanatory notes and, more interestingly, an additional paragraph at the conclusion of the work where 'Barrington' laments his exile'. In very good condition.

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        NIGHT THOUGHTS BY EDWARD YOUNG, D.D. WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR, AND NOTES CRITICAL & EXPLANATORY

      Printed for J. Johnson, 1798. Even with its imperfections, this is an appealing example of the stencilled binding popular at the close of the 18th century but infrequently seen today. The funereal design of the stencils is well suited to the somber subject matter of the most frequently published English poem of the 18th century, here in a luxurious illustrated edition. Edward Young (1683-1765) began his immensely popular "Night Thoughts" in 1742 as an outlet for his grief over the death of his wife, step-daughter, and son-in-law. It is imbued with melancholy and prefigures the gothic taste of the following century. According to P. J. M. Marks' account of "The Edwards of Halifax Bindery," a number of binderies at the end of the 18th century experimented with decorative techniques using acid. "Designs were . . . made by sprinkling, marbling, staining and the use of stencils," with some of the designs (as here) incorporating images, especially of classical objects.. 254 x 156 mm. (10 x 6 1/8"). 1 p.l., 22 pp., [1] leaf, 364 pp. CONTEMPORARY ACID-TREATED CALF BY CHARLES HERING (his ticket on verso of front free endpaper), covers framed by onlaid black morocco tooled with gilt floral rolls, central panel with large stencilled urn on a speckled ground, raised bands, spine compartments with gilt rule border and foliate cornerpieces as well as an oval urn-and-palm-frond centerpiece stamped in black, black and red morocco labels, turn-ins with gilt Greek key roll, brown endpapers with gilt floral frames, all edges gilt (front joint expertly renewed). Engraved title page, engraved frontispiece portrait, and eight engraved plates, all but one with tissue guards.Rear joint, backstrip, and extremities a bit rubbed, spine a little crackled, faded, and abraded, title page and plates a bit foxed, leaves a little browned at edge; not without condition issues, but still a carefully restored volume with most of its original considerable appeal intact.Even with its imperfections, this is an appealing example of the stencilled binding popular at the close of the 18th century but infrequently seen today. The funereal design of the stencils is well suited to the somber subject matter of the most frequently published English poem of the 18th century, here in a luxurious illustrated edition. Edward Young (1683-1765) began his immensely popular "Night Thoughts" in 1742 as an outlet for his grief over the death of his wife, step-daughter, and son-in-law. It is imbued with melancholy and prefigures the gothic taste of the following century. According to P. J. M. Marks' account of "The Edwards of Halifax Bindery," a number of binderies at the end of the 18th century experimented with decorative techniques using acid. "Designs were . . . made by sprinkling, marbling, staining and the use of stencils," with some of the designs (as here) incorporating images, especially of classical objects.

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        Illustrations of Sterne: with other essays and verses. By John Ferriar

      Cadell & Davies, London 1798 - FERRIAR, John (1761-1815). Illustrations of Sterne: with other essays and verses. 8vo. viii, 314pp. Contemporary tree calf. Very fine copy with large margins. London: Cadell & Davies, 1798. FIRST EDITION of a rare work amplifying and illustrating various aspects of Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, and in the process providing one of the earliest printed expositions and defenses of Tagliacozzi's methods of rhinoplasty published in English before the revival by Carpue in 1816. In his Chapter 4, entitled "Mr. Shandy's hypothesis of noses explained," Ferriar discusses the work of Tagliacozzi (on pp. 113-29) and defends his methods, quoting some sections from the original Latin. Ferriar's discussion shows thorough acquaintance with Tagliacozzi's text. Not in Gnudi & Webster. Osler 4805. Cushing F 106 (citing only the 2nd edition of 1812). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Faust der große Mann, oder seine Wanderungen durch die Welt mit dem Teufel bis in die Hölle. Erster und Zweyter Theil. [kmpl.]. [Nach Friedrich Maximilian Klinger]. Erstausg.

      Wien u. Prag, bey Franz Haas, [1798]. - 2 Bll., 258 S., 3 Bll., (der zweite Teil ab S.133), mit zwei gest. Frontispiz u. Titevignetten, Kl.-8°, Pappband mit Rückenschild (beide zus. in einem Bd.) Engel 1376: "Der Titelkupfer, ganz in dem Ton der Vignette, zeigt die S.40 geschilderte Erscheinung des Geistes, gezeichnet von V. Kininger, gestochen von J. Neidl. [.] In den Titeln und Titelkupfern dieses Buches herrscht eine große Verwirrung, denn meistens fehlt den Exemplaren, welche in den antiquarischen Handel kommen, der Haupttitel, und es sind unrichtige Titel aus Faust dem Morgenländer oder aus Klinger's Faust beigegeben, wie auch unrichtige Titelbilder. Die Unverschämtheit der antiquarischen Buchhändler geht so weit, daß sogar an Stelle des fehlenden Haupttitels Kupferstiche eingeklebt werden, welche mit dem Inhalte der Erzählung in gar keiner Beziehung stehen. Es giebt auch Exemplare, welche einen nachgedruckten Titel haben. [.] Dem Inhalte des Buches ist Klinger's Faust zu Grunde gelegt, jedoch sind, um bei den Katholiken keinen Anstoss zu erregen, die Geistlichen bei Klinger hier durch Personen anderer Stände vertreten. Unter anderen Zusätzen und Aenderungen ist auch Lessing's Bruchstück 'Faust und die sieben Geister' eingefügt." - Hayn-Gotendorf II, 239: "Es giebt auch Expll. mit neu gedr. Titelbl. u. der veränderten Adresse: 'Wien, in der C. Haas'schen Buchhandlung', o.J. Mit nur 1 Titelkupfer." - Ackermann Katalog 582, 277: "Complete Exemplare dieses überaus seltenen Buches - mit den richtigen Titelkupfern [wie vorliegend] - werden bedeutend höher bewertet." - Meist fehlen die Kupfer dieses Titels oder wurden durch andere ersetzt; bei nachgedruckten Titeln auf anderem Papier weicht auch der Text von der Erstausgabe ab, z.B. ".dessen Wanderungen" oder ".mit dem Teufel durch die Welt." - Seiten tlw. etwas fleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl. - Als erste Originalausgabe sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        FARMACOLOGIA CHIRURGICA O CIENCIA DE MEDICAMENTOS EXTERNOS E INTERNOS PRECISOS PARA CURAR LAS ENFERMEDADES DE CIRUGIA

      - 1798 Imprenta Real, Madrid Trad. de Antonio Lavedan. 593 p. 21x15 cm. Enc. piel. Exterior poco fatigado. Alguna mancha de óxido. Firma de anterior propietario Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (cirugia, cirurgia, farmacia, medicina)

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        Culpeper's English Physician; and Complete Herbal To Which Are Now First Added, Upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs with a Display of their Medicinal and Occult Properties ....

      London: Printed for the Author, n.d. (ca. 1798). 4to. xvi,296;232pp. The Herbal is followed by the Medical Part. With 20 full page plates, of which 20 are fully handcolored and the remaining either partially colored or uncolored. The Medical Section contains plates 30 through 40, all uncolored. Contemporary full calf, spine in six compartments with raised bands, red leather lettering label, gilt. The leather is well rubbed and cracked, with neat repairs to the hinges and corners. Plate 7 has two small holes, the second plate in the Medical Section is soiled, and has been mounted and trimmed, else the plates are in fine condition, They are not bound in their numerical order but all are present. As for the text block, there is a closed marginal tear at p. 59, a small wormhole in the text of pp. 81-91, an old repair to p. 232 and some staining to pp. 203-204, some corners are bent, else the text block is in very good condition. The approximate date of publication is taken from the Preface which is dated "In the Year of Masonary 5798", i.e., approximately 1798 A.D. See Walleriana, 2241. Good.

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        ROM. "Arc de Constantin". Blick auf den antiken Triumphbogen, im Hintergrund das Kolosseum. Im Vordergrund ländliche Staffage.

      - Sepia-Aquarell über Feder, mit hellgrünem Aquarellrand, von Angelo Uggeri, Rom 1798, 18 x 25 cm. Thieme-Becker XXXIII, S. 540. - Angelo Uggeri (1754 - 1837) lebte seit 1788 in Rom und lieferte die Vorlagen für zahlreiche Kupferstiche. - Tadellos erhalten, aufwendig montiert und gerahmt.

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        Essai sur la théorie des nombres.

      Paris: Duprat, 1797-1798. A fine copy of the first book entirely dedicated to number theory. The work contains Legendre's discovery of the law of quadratic reciprocity, which Gauss referred to as the 'golden theorem' and for which he published six proofs in his Disquisitiones arithmeticae (1801). ❧Norman 1325; Parkinson Breakthroughs 231. "The theory of numbers in the eighteenth century remained a series of disconnected results. The most important works in the subject were Euler's Anleitung zur Algebra (1770) and Legendre's Essai sur la théorie des nombres (1798)." (Kline). "Legendre was one of the most prominent mathematicians of Europe in the 19th Century... His texts were very influential. In 1798 he published his Theory of Numbers, the first book devoted exclusively to number theory. It underwent several editions, but was soon to be superseded by Gauss' Disquisitiones arithmeticae "Many of Legendre's results were found independently by Gauss, and serious priority disputes arose between them. Legendre's proofs, moreover, left much to be desired, even by mid-18th-century standards. For example, he discovered the law of quadratic reciprocity, unaware of Euler's prior discovery, and gave a proof based on what he viewed as a self-evident fact, namely the existence of infinitely many primes in any arithmetic progression an + b (n = 1, 2, 3, ..., with a and b relatively prime). This was a very difficult result, proved subsequently by Dirichlet using deep methods of analysis. Legendre was chagrined when Gauss, who gave a rigorous proof, claimed the result as his own. In connection with this law, Legendre introduced the useful and celebrated Legendre symbol (a/p) (it does not denote division), with p an odd prime and a an integer not divisible by p : (a/p) = 1 if x2 ≡ a (mod p) is solvable and (a/p)=-1 if it is not. In terms of this symbol, the law of quadratic reciprocity can be stated succinctly as (p/p)(q/p) = (-1)(p-1)(q-1)/4" (Kleiner, Excursions in the History of Mathematics, pp. 17-18). 4to (258 x 193 mm ), pp [i-v] vixxii [2:errata] 472, [56:tables], [2:publisher's catalogue], contemporary and unrestored French gilt-ruled calf, all edges colored in red, red leather spine label, some light wear and rubbing, a piece of leather scratched from the rear board, book plate presenting the book as a prize, three interesting manuscript leaves with mathematical contents laid in, fine and clean throughout.

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