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        The Farmer's Almanack: The Old Farmer's Almanac (1798-1974, No. 6-182 (with some gaps): Containing: 1798-1801, 1804, 1809-1810, 1822, 1824, 1826-1827, 1829-1830; 1850-1868; 1869-1905; 1905-1924, 1925-1974 (Loose issues) 135 issues)

      John West, Brewer & Tileston; Jenks & Palmer, Cutter, Tower & Co., Cadence Caste, etc 1798 - Includes issues from: 1798-1801, 1804, 1809-1810, 1822, 1824, 1826-1827, 1829-1830; 3 hard bound runs: 1850-1868; 1869-1905; 1905-1924; 1925-1974 (Loose issues) 135 issues totol. Issues 6-182, with some gaps. Notes: 2 issues, 1798, 1810 lack the front cover. Some cover wear. Interestingly, old Mass. newspapers (1815 circa) have been used to make the Almanack a secondardy cover for a few of the loose volumes in the early 19th century. Some minor cover wear to the older volumes, light soiling, marginal chipping. See our pictures. One of the bound volumes is signed, Robert J. Stevens, 1925. The Almanac is "the oldest continuously published periodical in North America." The original Farmer's Almanac was founded in 1792 as a serial for weather, tides, planting charts, astronomy, recipes, articles gardening, and general farming. A view of old agrarian New England. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Ruines de Paestum ou Posidonia, Anciens Ville de la Grande Grèce, a Vignt-deux Lieues de Naples, dans le Golfe de Salerne: Levées, Mesurées et Dessinées sur les Lieux, en l'an II.

      (iv), 76, (iv) pp. annotated history and detailed architectural description of the ancient Greek ruins at Paestum (Poseidonia in Greek) by the French neoclassical architect, with intro., list of subscribers, and table of contents, illus. by 14 engraved plates, one folding, incl. elevations, facades, plans, and detailed stylistic studies. A few text pages toned and foxed, two with possible mildew staining, some ink and pencil notations to title page and endpapers, otherwise light foxing with isolated stains and chips, plates good with strong impressions. Folio. Contemporary half calf with marbled boards, gilt tooled spine, worn at edges. Paris (Barbou) 1798-1799.

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        Memoirs of The Author of

      London - Johnson 1798 - The first edition of thismemoir of Mary Wollstonecraft. A biography written by Mary Wollsonecraft's husband, William Godwin. Bound without the half title, and publisher's advertisements. With a portrait frontispiece engraved by J Chapman of Mrs Godwin. Errata leaf bound to rear. Tinker 1081, St Clair 521. Godwin felt it was his duty to edit and publish Wollstonecraft's unfinished works after her death and his first project was a memoir of her life. The candid nature of this biography was not always appreciated by those named such as Mary's sisters as they lost students in the Irish school they ran due to the memoir. The nature of this biography is incredibly frank and did not omit parts that would be considered immoral or in bad taste such as her love affairs, illegitimate child and suicide attempts. Due to heavy criticism Godwin had to publish a heavily revised edition in August of the same year as the first. Memoirs is most often seen as one of the earliest and pioneering examples of the biography genre. Condition: In a half morocco binding. Externally, rubbed to the spine and extremities. Evidence ofrudimentary repair to joints and hinges, rebacked with original backstrip preserved. Small loss to tail of spine. Selbourne Library stamp to verso of title page. Internally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with spotting to the first and last few pages and scattered spots throughout. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Comparative View of the State and Faculties of Man with those of the Animal World. A new edition. London, Cadell and Davies, 1798.

      - "8vo, [iv], xx, 286, [10]pp, contemporary specked calf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La langue des calculs, ouvrage posthume et élémentaire, imprimé sur les manuscrits autographes de l'auteur

      Paris, Charles Houel, 1798. de 484, (1) pp veau moucheté, dos lisse, tranches marbrées 1798, 1798, in-8, de 484, (1) pp, veau moucheté, dos lisse, tranches marbrées, Édition originale d'un livre qui exerça une profonde influence sur le goût des sciences de toute une génération. Pour Condillac, comme pour ses prédécesseurs de la tradition rationnelle, les mathématiques étaient le symbole même de la connaissance. Sa préférence allait à l'analyse plutôt qu'au raisonnement synthétique. La géométrie s'étant montrée vulnérable à ceux qui élaboraient des systèmes, c'est l'algèbre qui, pour lui, présentait une science complète, étant, en effet, à la fois un langage et une méthode d'analyse. L'approche philosophique de Condillac épousait la mission réformatrice des Lumières, le commandement du rationalisme réduisant les dispositions humaines par leur rapprochement aux phénomènes naturels et proposant une interprétation de la grammaire de la nature (cf. DSB, Charles C. Gillispie). C'est par ce livre que Condillac a agi sur les tendances philosophiques de la génération qui lui succéda. Comme ses prédécesseurs rationalistes, qui voyaient dans les mathématiques le parangon de savoir, il développa, comme il l'avait fait dans ses œuvres précédentes, l'analyse plutôt que le mode scientifique de raisonnement. Condillac est parfois proche de visions prémonitoires dans l'intuition du langage artificiel des machines modernes. On trouve, par ailleurs, l'analyse du texte de Condillac sous l'angle des transformations conceptuelles, dont le dix-huitième siècle fut le théâtre : "L'idée de "Calcul" perd sa signification exclusivement mathématique. Le calcul n'est plus uniquement applicable au nombre et à la grandeur : il déborde du domaine de la quantité sur celui des qualités pures... L'Idée de Calcul a la même extension que celle de Science ; elle est applicable à toutes les multiplicités dont la structure se ramène à certaines relations fondamentales... Condillac exprime le premier dans 'La Langue des Calculs', avec une parfaite précision, cette idée générale de la Science" (E. Casirer, La Philosophie des Lumières, Paris, 1870, p.57). Bel exemplaire, mors restaurés, manque les gardes

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        Apparatus Eruditionis tam rerum quam verborum per omnes Artes et Sciencias.

      1798. Valencia: Valentiae, apud Benedictum Montfort, 1798. Tres volúmenes en 8vo.; XVIII - 391 pp. + 2 hs., 390 pp. + 2 hs., 338 pp. Ejemplar con rastro de polilla en las últimas cuarenta páginas del tomo tercero, con pérdida de algunas letras. Por lo demás ejemplar en buen estado. Encuadernación de época, en pergamino. Primera y única edición realizada en España de la imponente obra enciclopédica destinada a la educación en los colegios jesuitas del área germánica, publicada originalmente en 1670.

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        Verzeichniss der Käfer Preussens.

      Halle, Gebauer, 1798. - Entworfen von Johann Gottlieb Kugelann. Mit 1 gefalteten Tabelle, XLII, 1 Blatt, 510 Seiten, 1 Blatt, roter Halblederband mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und 2 Rückenschildchen, 20 x 11 cm, Einband etwas berieben, innen sauber. Vorsatz mit Ex Libris „Gräfl. vom Hagen`sche Majorats-Bibliothek Möckern". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent. Containing the Antient and Present State or it, Civil and Ecclesiastical; Collected From Public Records, and Other Authorities, Improved, Corrected, and Continued to the Present Time Volume V

      Printed by W. Bristow on the Parade, Canterbury The Second Edition 1798. Volume 5. Canterbury 1798. Contemporary half-calf, marble paper covers, faded burgundy and gilt title, author lettering and volume number to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains [xxxvi] 590 printed pages of text with plate of Sutton Castle to the frontispiece and 4 fold-out maps of the Hundreds, as called for, plus two additional Hundreds Maps of Eyhorne and Brenchley & Horsemonden and West Barnefield, these are referred to in Volume VI. Rubbing to the boards, bookplate removed from the front paste down, contents clean and without any foxing. We currently hold in stock 5 other titles by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Geschichte der zeichnenden Künste von ihrer Wiederauflebung bis auf die neuesten Zeiten.

      Göttingen, Rosenbusch, 1798 (Bd. 1) und Göttingen, Röwer, 1801 - 1808.. 5 Bände. Dekorative HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Geschichte der Künste und Wissenschaften, 2. Abt., 1.-5. Bd. - Erste Ausgabe. - Goed. VI, 283, 2; Thieme-B. XII, 2; Cicognara 31. - Fiorillo (1748-1821) war seit 1784 Kustos des Göttinger Kupferstichkabinetts, daselbst seit 1813 Professor für Philosophie. - Das umfangreiche Standardwerk behandelt die zeichnenden Künste in Italien, Frankreich, Spanien und England. - 1815-1820 erschien in Hannover noch eine vierbändige Fortsetzung mit den zeichnenden Künsten in Deutschland und den Niederlanden. - Schönes Exemplar!

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        Il Zibaldone poemetto in dodici canti del P. Atanasio da Verrocchio lettore di teologia nel convento dei RR.PP. Minori osservanti ****

      [Marsigli], Sei della Repubblica francese (1798). 8vo (cm. 19), 337(1) pp. Legatura recente in cartone rivestito in carta marmorizzata policroma. Titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Ingialliture alle prime e ultime carte, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale, rara, di questo pungente poema satirico assai libero che godette di una grande popolarità. Parenti, Rarità, IV, pp. 138 - 140. Melzi, I, 95 cita solo un’edizione posteriore.

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        Le Isole di Capo Verde delinetae sulle ultime osservazioni

      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. Roma Rome 500 370

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        Vue à vol d'Oiseau de la Ville & du Port de Malte...

      1798. Veduta tratta dal "Voyage Pittoresque" seconda edizione del 1795/98. Acquaforte e bulino, leggera gora d'acqua al margine bianco sinistro, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Taken from the second edition of "Voyage pittoresque.." by Saint Non, 1795/98. Copperplate, in good conditon. Parigi Paris 370 290

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        OEUVRES DE DENIS DIDEROT EN 15 TOMES

      1798. DETERVILLE. 1798. In-12.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 15 tomes de 470 pages environ. Titre, filets et tomaisons dorés. Publiées sur les manuscrits de l'auteur.

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        Eene schoone historie van Hypolitus Grave van Duglas ? [L'Histoire d'Hypolite, comte de Duglas, in Flemish].

      [Low Countries, 1798]. - An otherwise apparently unknown Flemish translation of Madame d'Aulnoy's famous first novel Histoire d'Hypolite, Comte de Duglas (1690), a romance set in the British Isles in the reign of Henry VII which centres on the love of the heroine, Julie, for Hypolite, the son of a Scottish nobleman, Milord de Duglas. The book also contained France's first published fairy tale, L'Ile de Félicité (which is present in our manuscript). Translated into German, English, Italian, Swedish and Danish in the eighteenth century. A Dutch edition (De levensgevallen van Hippolytus, graaf van Duglas) appeared in 1723 (The Hague) but this is very rare and the text is quite different from ours. The manuscript's translator was probably the Hendericus Odulphus who signs himself twice in the second volume. Manuscript, 2 vols, 4to (210 × 168 mm), pp. 86; 104, [2]. Text in Dutch, dense but legible. Some staining and marginal fraying with one two leaves loose. Contemporary paste paper over limp boards. Quite heavily worn with loss of various portions of spin and covers, but the stitching largely intact and stable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap. Cook

      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." Roma Rome 500 370

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        Lettres écrites de Suisse, d'Italie, de Sicile et de Malte. Paris, Bidault, an VII (1798 - 99)

      Bidault, 1798. 6 vol. in - 12, pp. (4), X, 454, (2); (6), 509, (3); (4), 536, (4); (4), 418, (2); 550; 515; attraente leg. del tempo m. pelle, dorsi riccament ornati con fregi e tit. oro. Seconda edizione (la prima era apparsa ad Amsterdam nel 1780) di queste 44 ampie lettere scritte negli anni 1776 - 78 dal Roland (erudito viaggiatore svedese e famoso giacobino, 1734 - 1793) a Madame Philippon, che diventerà sua moglie; trattano di letteratura, arte, storia, ma anche del carattere degli Italiani e dei loro usie costumi. "..quelquefois ses descriptions manquent d'exactitude, mais il traite avec profondeur tout ce qui concerne les antiquités, et avec assez de discernement et de goût les diverses parties des beaux - arts; mais ce qui distingue sur - tout sa relation, ce sont les recherches aux quelles il se livre sur les diverses branches de commerce et d'industrie propres à chaque contrée qu'il parcourt. C'est sur le commerce actif et passif de la Sicile, que R. fournit les renseignemens le plus étendus et le plus curieux.." (D'Ancona). Il IV vol. è quasi interamente dedicato a Napoli e dintorni e, tra le altre cose, offre l'estratto del famoso ''très piquant'' libro ''Naples'' di Angelo Goudard: ''Cet extrait est d'autant plus précieux que l'ouvrage original, condamné au feu et devenu extrêmement rare''. Ottimo esempl.

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        Tableau élémentaire de l'histoire naturelle des animaux

      Paris, Baudouin, 1798. de XVI, 710 pp.. et 14 pl reliure à dos lisse de basane 1798, 1798, in - 8, de XVI, 710 pp.. et 14 pl., reliure à dos lisse de basane, Edition originale du premier ouvrage de Cuvier, fondé sur le cours des lectures qu'il fut à l'école du Panthéon l'an précédent. Dans son 'Notice historique sur les ouvrages et la vie de M. le baron Cuvier' Duvernoy écrit des "immenses services que M. Cuvier a rendus à la partie systématique de l'histoire naturelle, en introduisant dans les classifications zoologiques la méthode de l'ensemble des rapports; en distribuant dans un mot, le règne animal... M. Cuvier publia en 1798 sous le titre 'Tableau élémentaire de l'histoire naturelle des animaux', le premier exemple de cette distribution, telle que son génie avait conçue". La préface et les planches ont été mal relié en début d'ouvrage. Mors fatigué, un mors fendu sur 5 centimètres

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        A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; particularly the British and Irish A New Edition in Fifteen Volumes, Greatly Enlarged and Improved.

      London: G. G. and J. Robinson [and 26 others], 1798 - 15 volumes, octavo (208 × 121 mm). Contemporary streaked calf, flat spines, black morocco title-pieces to the second compartment, red morocco roundel numbering-pieces to the fifth, compartments gilt with zig-zag tools, single foliate rolled panel to the boards, edges sprinkled red. Lightly rubbed at the edges, head- and tailcaps, joints, but all the joints completely sound, which is extremely unusual with streaked or tree calf, contents clean. Bound with the half-titles. First thus. An excellent set in a handsome, perhaps provincial, contemporary binding. All front pastedowns with the ownership of S. Brough, dated 1804, and the armorial bookplates of Benjamin Haworth, most likely Benjamin Blades Haworth (1763–1836), the son and heir of the wealthy merchant Benjamin Haworth. The family lived at Haworth Hall, formerly Hull Bank House, in Cottingham. The library containing many of Benjamin's books was sold in 1936.

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        Tableau des nouveaux reglemens de L'Empire Ottoman

      Uskudar, Istanbul: La nouvelle Imprimerie du Genie, Dar ut Tiba'aa al 'Amira , 1798 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The second work of Mahmud Raif Pasha and one of the most rare and important military works has been early printed in Dar ut Tiba'aa al 'Amira, Uskudar by Adurrahman al Mudarris. French text, complete. Title page, 60 numbered p., 1 plates content, and 27 engraving plates of which 16 are on double pages.In contemporary full leather binding. possibly 200 copies were printed of this scarce work. .

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        Essays on the Microscope; Containing a Practical Description of the Most Improved Microscopes The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements.

      Printed by Dillon and Keating, for the Editor, London: 1798 - 11 SECOND EDITION, enlarged, with the first issue of the frontispiece plate and first of the Atlas title. This work is a most thorough treatment on microscopy, reviewing the history of the topic, of optics, a description of microscope instruments, before entering into describing various items from nature. Adams states "When I first undertook the present essays, I had confined myself to a re-publication of my father’s work, entitled, MICROGRAPHIA ILLUSTRATA; but I soon found that both his and Mr. Baker’s tracts on the microscope were very imperfect. Natural history had not been so much cultivated at the period when they wrote, as it is in the present day I have in the fifth chapter, after some general observations on the utility of natural history, endeavoured to remedy their defects, by arranging the subject in systematic order, and by introducing the microscope reader to the system of Linnaeus, as far as relates to insects: by this he [the reader] will learn to discriminate one insect from another, to characterize their different parts, and thus be better enabled to avoid error himself. And to convey instruction to others." (pp. x-xi). Adams, being "seduced" by these "little creatures" expanded his descriptions of them. With chapter six he bases his discussion of insects on the work of Lyonet (1742), focused on the caterpillar of the Phalaena Cassus. Adams, Jr. (1750-1795), son of well-known instrument-maker George Adams (1709-1772), both instrument makers to the king. He was an optician, instrument maker (to George III) and prolific writer on instruments and scientific issues. Gee notes that Adams had studied Louis Joblot on the microscope and animalculae and Abraham Trembley on the polyp. Provenance: Max Erb, of Max Erb Instruments, Santa Ynez, California. This company started in 1954 and specializes in microscopes. [FULL TITLE: Essays on the Microscope; Containing a Practical Description of the Most Improved Microscopes; A General History of Insects., An account of the various species A Description of Three Hundred and Eighty- Three Animalcula, with a Concise Catalogue of Interesting Objects: A view of the organization of timber, and the Configuration of Salts when Under the Microscope. By the late George Adams The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements by Frederick Kanmacher, F.L.S.] See: DNB; Brian Gee, Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy, Ashgate, 2014, p. 67; John R. Millburn, Adams of Fleet Street: instrument makers to King George III, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000. 2 vols. bound in one (i.e. with Atlas dated 1787). 4to. xvii, [vii], 724, 14, 2 pp. 32 engraved double-page plates, with the allegorical frontispiece mezzotint (dated 1787), "Truth discovering to Time, Science, instructing her children in the improvements of the microscope," after T.S. Duchè, with the folded title-page for the Atlas of plates, errata, list of plates (numbered 1-31; with 26A and 26B, making 32), index; occasional foxing. Original half calf by Hering (with his stamp: "Bound by Hering 9 Newman St"); quite worn, inner joints reinforced with kozo. Bookplates of Max Erb and William Seymour. Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Remarks on Cavalry, by the Prussian Major General of Hussars, Warnery

      London: Printed for the Translator. 1798. First English Edition. Hardcover. Contemporary speckled calf rebacked preserving much of the original spine, contrasting spine label bearing gilt titles and this now somewhat rubbed, boards with double gilt rule border, corners bumped.rubbed, tailband resewn, bookplate to front pastedown, some browning to margins of pastedowns, some foxing to endpapers and some plates. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, xxii + 125 [3] pp .

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        Oeuvres, Revues, corrigées par l'Auteur, imprimées sur ses manuscrits autographes, et augmentées de la Langue des calculs, ouvrage posthume

      de l'Imprimerie de Ch. Houel, 1798. - de l'Imprimerie de Ch. Houel, Paris An VI - 1798, in - 8 (12x20cm), 23 volumes reliés. - Leganti del tempo in punteggiato fulvo pieno vitello. Torna liscio decorato con scatole e ornamenti dorati, e parti di titolo verde e numero del volume. Oro roulette piatti di verdure di coaching. Tutte le fette gialle. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition collective. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau fauve moucheté. Dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes. Roulette végétale dorée en encadrement des plats. Toutes tranches jaunes. Quelques coiffes accidentées et épidermures. Joli exemplaire en reliure d'époque, auquel on a ajouté un portrait gravé de l'auteur.

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        Essays on the Microscope; Containing a Practical Description of the Most Improved Microscopes ? The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements.

      London:: Printed by Dillon and Keating, for the Editor. 1798. hardcover. 2 vols. bound in one (i.e. with Atlas dated 1787). 4to. xvii, [vii],. 724, 14, 2 pp. 32 engraved double-page plates, with the allegorical. frontispiece mezzotint (dated 1787), ?Truth discovering to Time,. Science, instructing her children in the improvements of the. microscope,? after T.S. Duchè, with the folded title-page for the. Atlas of plates, errata, list of plates (numbered 1-31; with 26A and. 26B, making 32), index; occasional foxing. Original half calf by. Hering (with his stamp: ?Bound by Hering 9 Newman St?); quite worn,. inner joints reinforced with kozo. Bookplates of Max Erb and William. Seymour. Good.. SECOND EDITION, enlarged, with the first issue of the frontispiece plate and first of the Atlas title. This work is a most thorough treatment on microscopy, reviewing the history of the topic, of optics, a description of microscope instruments, before entering into describing various items from nature. Adams states ?When I first undertook the present essays, I had confined myself to a re-publication of my father?s work, entitled, MICROGRAPHIA ILLUSTRATA; but I soon found that both his and Mr. Baker?s tracts on the microscope were very imperfect. Natural history had not been so much cultivated at the period when they wrote, as it is in the present day? I have in the fifth chapter, after some general observations on the utility of natural history, endeavoured to remedy their defects, by arranging the subject in systematic order, and by introducing the microscope reader to the system of Linnaeus, as far as relates to insects: by this he [the reader] will learn to discriminate one insect from another, to characterize their different parts, and thus be better enabled to avoid error himself. And to convey instruction to others.? (pp. x-xi). Adams, being ?seduced? by these ?little creatures? expanded his descriptions of them. With chapter six he bases his discussion of insects on the work of Lyonet (1742), focused on the caterpillar of the Phalaena Cassus. ¶ Adams, Jr. (1750-1795), son of well-known instrument-maker George Adams (1709-1772), both instrument makers to the king. He was an optician, instrument maker (to George III) and prolific writer on instruments and scientific issues. Gee notes that Adams had studied Louis Joblot on the microscope and animalculae and Abraham Trembley on the polyp. ¶ Provenance: Max Erb, of Max Erb Instruments, Santa Ynez, California. This company started in 1954 and specializes in microscopes. [FULL TITLE: Essays on the Microscope; Containing a Practical Description of the Most Improved Microscopes; A General History of Insects..., An account of the various species ? A Description of Three Hundred and Eighty- Three Animalcula, with a Concise Catalogue of Interesting Objects: A view of the organization of timber, and the Configuration of Salts when Under the Microscope. By the late George Adams ? The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements by Frederick Kanmacher, F.L.S.] ¶ See: DNB; Brian Gee, Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy, Ashgate, 2014, p. 67; John R. Millburn, Adams of Fleet Street: instrument makers to King George III, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000. . 11

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        MEMORIE STORICHE dell'antichissima città di Alba - Longa e dell'Albano moderno dedicate... al Sig. Cardinale De Pierre De Bernis, divise in tre libri dall'Abate... Roma, Zampel, 1787. Unito: Idem. LETTERA dell'autore delle Memorie Albane ed autore delle Memorie Aricine.

      Fulgoni, 1798. 2 opere in un gr. vol. in - 4, pp. XVI, 271; (2), 38, leg. m. perg. coeva, carta dec. ai piatti, tass. al d. Tagli color. Con una gr. tav. inc. in rame ripiegata (mm. 186x265) raff. la veduta prospettica di Albano, con 17 rimandi. Altra tav. raff. il territorio del Lazio. Lozzi 32. Rara opera storica sull'antica città latina. Bell'esempl. su carta forte. [MM6 - 374]

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        Julchen Grünthal. Band 1 und 2 komplett. [Von Friederike Helene Unger].

      Berlin: Johann Friedrich Unger 1798. 2 Bände (= so vollständig). 2., durchaus veränderte und mit einem zweiten Band vermehrte Ausgabe. 426, (2); 360 Seiten. Frakturdruck. Mit 2 gestochenen Frontispices und Titelvignetten von Daniel Chodowiecki. Kl. 8° (15,5 x 10,5 cm). Halblederbände der Zeit mit 2 roten, goldgeprägten Titelschildern, dichter Mäandervergoldung auf den Rücken und Buntpapiervorsätzen. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Goedeke IV/1, 607, 75, 3 (nennt irrtüml. für diese Ausgabe Stutz als Autor des 2. Teils); Hayn/Got. II, 692; Holzm./Boh. 8036; Patacki II, 384. - Ausnehmend schön gebundenes Exemplar des berolinesken Pensions- und Verbildungsromans. Erste Ausgabe mit den Illustrationen Chodowieckis und beiden Teilen aus der Feder Ungers; der erste Teil war bereits 1784 erschienen, eine nicht authorisierte Fortsetzung von J. E. Stutz folgte 1787. - In der schönen kleinformatigen, vom Gatten der Verfasserin entworfenen Ungerfraktur gedruckt. - Etwas angestaubt, Papier leicht gebräunt und fleckig. - Besitzstempel der Freiherrl. von Romberg\'schen Bibliothek auf den Titeln. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Unger, Friederike Helene: Julchen Grünthal. Band 1 und 2 komplett. [Von Friederike Helene Unger]. 2 Bände (= so vollständig). 2., durchaus veränderte und mit einem zweiten Band vermehrte Ausgabe. Berlin: Johann Friedrich Unger 1798.

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        Musen-Almanach für das Jahr 1799.

      Tübingen, Cotta 1798. - Mit gestochenem Frontispiz von Guttenberg nach H. Meyer. 8 Bll., 247 S., 2 Bll. Farbige illustr. Orig.-Broschur nach H. Meyer. Goed. V, 207, 5; Marcuse 166; Hagen 613; Hirzel A 213; Meyer 567; Borst 845; Kippenberg I, 555. Mit Erstdrucken von Schiller (Das Glück, Die Bürgschaft, Des Mädchens Klage u. a.), Goethe (Die Metamorphose der Pflanzen, Amyntas, Euphrosyne u. a.), Hölderlin (Sokrates und Alcibiades, An unsere Dichter), Matthisson, Sophie Mereau, A. W. Schlegel, Tieck u. a. - Mit dem Kalendarium. In der farbigen Broschur auf gelbem Papier nicht häufig. - Tls. stockfleckig, insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Schilderung des Gebirgsvolkes vom Kanton Appenzell.

      Leipzig in der Pet Phil Wolfischen Buchhandlung 1798 - 8° 3 Bll., 478 S. 1 kol., 4 (z. Tl. gef.) Kupferst., 4 Bll. Noten. Es fehlt Kupferstich "Rütlischwur". Original-Halbleder d. Zt. (Einband ber. u. bestossen, sonst gut). = Schilderung der Gebirgsvölker der Schweitz Teil 1. Joh. Gottfried Ebel (* 6. 10. 1764 zu Züllichau in preuß. Schlesien, + 8. 10. 1830 in Zürich), Arzt und Naturforscher. "Die großartige Natur der Alpenwelt wirkte so anziehend, daß E. 3 Jahre lang in der Schweiz verweilte, sie nach allen Richtungen durchwanderte und nicht blos eingehende naturwissenschaftliche, besonders geognostische Studien betrieb, sondern auch das Auge für die Sitten und Gebräuche des Volks, für Geschichte und Kunst des Landes offen hielt. 1793 als praktischer Arzt nach Frankfurt a. M. übergesiedelt, widmete E. alle Mußestunden der sorgfältigen Ausarbeitung und Veröffentlichung seiner Schweizerbeobachtungen in einem größeren Werke: "Anleitung auf die angenehmste und nützlichste Art in der Schweiz zu reisen", 1793, ein besonders für reisende Naturforscher, zugleich aber auch für Naturfreunde im allgemeinen geschriebenes Reisehandbuch, welches in dieser Richtung geradezu mustergültig genannt werden kann und dem Verfasser einen europäischen Ruf verschaffte, indem er darin eine Fülle interessanter wissenschaftlicher Beobachtungen mit vielseitigen wissenswerthen Bemerkungen über Land und Leute in höchst belehrender Weise zu verknüpfen verstand. Dieses Werk erlebte drei Auflagen (1804 und 1810) und galt selbst bei den Schweizern als eine Fundgrube der Belehrung über ihr Land. Eine "Schilderung der Gebirgsvölker der Schweiz", welche 1798 bis 1802 in Form einer Reisebeschreibung folgte, zeigt ebenso den seinen und scharf blickenden Beobachter, als vortrefflichen Darsteller. Eine Uebersetzung der philos.-politischen Schriften Sièyes', die er 1796 besorgte, machte ihn als Beförderer revolutionärer Ideen verdächtig und nöthigte ihn Frankfurt zu verlassen. Er wandte sich zunächst nach Paris, wo er neben dem ärztlichen Berufe sich fortwährend mit wissenschaftlichen Studien, — mit Sömmering mit anatomischen beschäftigte. Hier sah er, wie die hochgehenden Wogen der damaligen politischen Bewegung von Frankreich aus auch die Unabhängigkeit und Freiheit der Schweiz zu verschlingen drohten. E. stand auf der Wache und suchte selbst unter ernsten Gefahren für seine Person durch zahlreiche von Paris an verschiedene einflußreiche Schweizer geschriebene Briefe auf dieses drohende Unglück aufmerksam zu machen; er bat und beschwor dieselben, ihre Selbständigkeit durch eine aus eigenem Antriebe ins Werk gesetzte freisinnige Reform ihres Gemeinwesens zu retten und das zu befürchtende Verhängniß von der Schweiz abzuwenden. Für diese wohlwollende und uneigennützige Gesinnung ertheilte ihm der gesetzgebende Rath das schweizer Bürgerrecht, das später durch das Stadtbürgerrecht in Zürich ersetzt wurde." Gümbel, Wilhelm von, "Ebel, Johann Gottfried" in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie 5 (1877), S. 518-519. Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage dans l'intérieur de la Chine et en Tartarie, fait dans les années 1792, 1793 et 1794, par Lord Macartney, ambassadeur du roi d'Angleterre auprès de l'empereur de la Chine. Translated by Jean-Henri Castéra (1749-1838).

      Paris, F. Buisson, an 6 de la République (1798). - 4 vols. 8vo. (4), VIII, 515, (1) pp. (4), 412 pp. (4), 399, (1) pp. (4), 326 pp. With frontispieces in each volume and 3 large folding engraved maps at the end of vol. 4. Contemporary tree calf, smooth spines gilt. Marbled endpapers. First French edition of Staunton's "Authentic Account of an Embassy to China, chiefly from the papers of Lord Macartney and Sir E. Gower": the official account of the first English embassy to China under Macartney made by the secretary George Staunton, first published in London in 1797. "Great Britain was anxious to establish formal diplomatic relations with China and thus open the way for unimpeded trade relations. But the pall of Chinese reserve and self-sufficiency, which for centuries seldom admitted penetration, still hung over this empire and effectually resisted Lord Macartney’s arguments and gifts [.] His visit was not in vain, however, for it gave us a most interesting account of Chinese manners and customs at the close of the eighteenth century" (Cox I, 344). "The account of this famous embassy was prepared at government expense. Apart from its Chinese importance, it is of considerable interest, owing to the descriptions of the various places en route which were visited" (Hill). These places include Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha, Amsterdam Island, Java, Sumatra, Cochin-China, etc. The second French edition, published the following year, was to include two additional volumes. - Minor wear to joints and extremities. From the library of Jean R. Perrette with his bookplate on the pastedown. Corder (Sinica) IV, 2384. Cox I, 345. Quérard IX, 289. Cf. Hill, pp. 280f. (first edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, and J. Edwards, London 1798 - Complete in 3 quarto volumes (12 x 9.75 inches) and 1 folio atlas (22.5 x 17.75 inches). Volume I: [1] (half-title), [1] (title page), [3] (dedication), xxix (introduction), [2] (ads), [4] (contents), [2] (list of plates), 432pp; with 7 engraved plates. Volume 2: [1] (half-title), [1] (title page), [4] (contents), [1] (list of plates), 504pp; with 4 engraved plates and 1 engraved map. Volume 3: [1] (half-title), [1] (title page), [4] (contents), [1] (list of plates), 505pp, [3] (errata); with 6 engraved plates. Atlas: 16 folding engraved plates (10 charts and 6 views). 18 engraved plates to the text volumes; atlas with 16 engraved maps, charts and coastal profiles. Text volumes are hardbound in contemporary speckled calf; expertly rebacked with 5 raised bands to spine; red & black morocco labels; spine gilt decorations; double blind ruled borders; marbled endpapers. Atlas is bound in quarter leather, to match text volumes, over marbled brown paper boards. Covers with minor edge wear with corners bumped. Small amount of marginal worm to lower outer margins of Vol. I, mostly a single hole (not affecting text); remnant of previous owner old ink inscription to half-title page of Vol. I, now mostly rubbed away. A couple of pages in Vol. II slightly creased at midline, perhaps at original binding; half inch clean closed tear to outer margin of few leaves; brown stain to bottom of last blank. Occasional light foxing, occasional light stains to page edges, usual offsetting and browning around plates, otherwise text crisp and clean. In the Atlas, there is a 3 inch clean closed tear with no loss to inner margin of Coast of N. America chart (near main fold). Overall, very good and complete set. PLEASE NOTE THAT ADDITIONAL SHIPMENT CHARGES MAY APPLY. PLEASE PROVIDE POSTAL CODE WHEN REQUESTING SHIPMENT ESTIMATE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SCHWÄBISCH-HALL. "Schwaebisch Hall von der Mitternacht Seite anzusehen". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe, im Mittelgrund die Gradierwerke.

      - Altkolorierte Umrißradierung "Nach der Natur gezeichnet und gestochen von August Bayer im Industrie Comtoir, Hailbronn, um 1798, 24 x 36 cm. 'Schefold 7272. - Im unteren Rand mit Wappen und Widmung: "Denen hochgebietenden und hochweisen Herren Staedtmeister und Rath dieser freien Reichsstadt". - Mit schmalem Rändchen, rechts restaurierter Einriss, im Himmel etwas fleckig. Gerahmt. - Noch gutes und dekoratives Exemplar dieser extrem seltenen Ansicht.

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        Mémoires et observations de chimie

      Croullebois, Fuchs, Paris 1798 - ______ Format : . Collation : portrait, XXXII, 416 pp., 3 planches. (4), 492 pp., 2 planches. Demi-basane brune, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.). ___. ____ Première édition. Illustré par un portrait et 5 planches dépliantes montrant des appareils. Ce sont les oeuvres complètes de Bertrand Pelletier (Bayonne, 1761 - Paris, 1797), publiées après sa mort par son frère Charles et Sédillot; ces différents mémoires avaient parues dans différentes revues savantes. Ses travaux les plus célèbres portent sur le phosphore, la strontiane et le molybdène. Elu membre de l'Académie des sciences en 1792, il a été un partisan enthousiaste de Lavoisier. Taches d'encre au faux-titre du tome 2, coins usés et petits défauts aux reliures. Duveen 463. Cole 1026.

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        Erklärung der Kupfer zur Darstellung des Geschmacks der verschiedenen Völker.

      (Leipzig, Göschen 1796 - 1798). - Mit 49 Kupfertafeln. 10 S. HLdr. um 1850. 20,5 x 25,5 cm. ADB XXVII, 105; Rümann 887; Ornamentkatalog 3978. - Der sehr seltene Tafelband zu dem vierbändigen Werk "Darstellung und Geschichte des Geschmacks der vorzüglichsten Völker in Beziehung auf die Auszierung der Zimmer und auf die Baukunst". Die Tafeln u. a. von P. Veith, J. G. Schmidt, J. G. Seiffert, J. A. Dornstedt nach Christian Friedrich Schuricht. - Rackwitz (1744-1818) war seit 1790 Hofmarschall am kursächsischen Hof; in dieser Eigenschaft war er u. a. für die Verwaltung und Ausgestaltung der herrschaftlichen Gartenanlagen und Wohnräume zuständig. Das Werk zeigt die verschiedensten Möglichkeiten und Stilentwürfe auf, der hier vorliegende Tafelband mit einer Vielzahl an Beispielen besonders für die Ausgestaltung von Gärten und Parkanlagen. - Nicht überall stießen die Racknitzschen Ideen auf Begeisterung, Schiller und Goethe spotteten in den Xenien: "Ehemals hatte man einen Geschmack; nun gibt es Geschmäcke; Aber sagt mir, wo sitzt dieser Geschmäcke Geschmack?" und "Kamtschadalisch lehrt man euch bald die Zimmer verzieren, Und doch ist Manches bei euch schon kamtschadalisch genug". - Die wenigen Vergleichsexemplar auf deutschen Auktionen der letzten 60 Jahre immer mit nur 48 Tafeln. Einige Tafeln etwas stockfleckig, insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND COMMERCIAL GRAMMAR; And Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World

      Charles Dilly and G. G. & J. Robinson 1798 - Type: Book Complete in 1 Vol, 1019 pp., rebound with original tan mottled calf boards and replaced calf skin spine bdg. with 5 raised bands on spine, gilt-stamped titling in burgundy box on spine, replaced acid-free end papers. Of note a early owner (maybe the 1st ?) fully inscribed on both sides original fly leaf calculations for his intent to design "a geographical; clock for every 1/4 hour" bearing locales and capitals thereof. 28 world map plates, but not necessarily as numbered 1 to 26 on contents' page. 28 engraved world maps by .Thomas Kitchen ? one of which is a hand coloured edges of world map serves as frontispice. (shelf worn at edges with worn through corners of boards, paper lightly yellowed at edges, 18th century (?) marginalia in a very few spots, clean and tight expertly rebound copy)Please contact us directly for a full description. Photo scan available upon request.Please contact us directly for a full description. Photo scan available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biographien einiger merkwürdigen Berlinischen Freudenmädchen. (Raritäten von Berlin) 2. Theil.

      Berlin C G Schoene (Zweyte Auflage) 1798 - Original Pappband mit Lederecken und Papierrücken. Einband mit wenigen Gebrausspuren. Aus der Bibliothek von C. A. Meusel mit seinem privaten Bibliotheksstempel auf Vorsatz. Mit hellblauem Seidenlesebändchen. Titelblatt wenig fleckig, Seiten sauber. Gestochenes Titelblatt mit Bildnis des Freudenmädchen "Fikette". (4 S.), 311 Seiten, 8°. Rar! J. C. Siede (1765 - 1806) nennt sich im Vorwort seines zweiten Bandes der "Mann im grauen Rocke". Sein weiteres Pseudonym war Hans Kaspar Kreideweis. Er wird der antiromantischen Bewegung zugerechnet und beschreibt die sozialen Missstände seiner Zeit. So auch in seiner Darstellung "Die Kunst sinnreich zu quälen". Der 2. Theil seiner fünf Bände umfassenden "Raritäten von Berlin" beinhaltet die Darstellung des Lebens der fünf Freudenmädchen: Elisa, Nantchen, Finette, Sabine und die schwarze Luise. Die British Library vermerkt, dass nur die ersten zwei Bände seiner Feder entstammen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Obscuranten-Almanach [Obskuranten-Almanach] auf das Jahr 1799. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz, einer gestochenen Titel- und einer Schlußvignette.

      Gerard Fuchs [d. i. Vollmer] ohne Jahr[1798]., Paris [d. i. Hamburg] - XVI S., 8 Blatt, 360 S., 2 Blatt. Privater Halbleinenband von ca. 1900 mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Ohne den illustrierten Umschlag der ursprünglichen Orig.-Broschur, jedoch mit dem rot und schwarz gedruckten "Neuverbessertem Licht- und Nachtkalender mit neufränkischen und literarischen Tageszeichen auf das Jahr 7" (XVI S.). Ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plan des Iles Kuriles et des Terres peu connues situées à la suite de ces Iles: d'après un manuscrit conservé dans les Archives d'Ochotsk qui a été communiqué à M. Lesseps en 1788.

      Paris 1798 - Kupferstich von Bouclet/Hérault, Paris 1798, 50 x 70 cm. Sehr gut erhalten, breitrandig. Wide margins, very good condition. * Das Kartenbild reicht von der Südspitze Kamtchatkas bis zum Norden Japans, mit kleiner Nebenkarte der Aleuten. Im Norden Japans sind gestochene Berichte über die dort lebenden Völker enthalten: im Lande Nanacaki (Nangasaki?) regieren zehn Chefs; die Einwohner besitzen Gold und Silber und tragen seidene Kleider; man findet dort Kanonen, Gewehre und Militärmusik; sie besitzen keine Wollstoffe, sondern nur Seide und Baumwolle. Ein russisches Schiff sei herzlich empfangen und gebeten worden, bald wiederzukommen. Die Einwohner einer großen Insel tragen kurze Kleider und lange Hosen, sie treiben Seehandel mit den Bewohnern der Amur-Gegend, diese liefern Otter-, Fuchs- und Zobelfelle und nehmen dafür Gold, Silber und Wertvolle Stoffe. Quite a detailed chart of the Chain of the Kourile Islands just off the Aleutians, which was taken from a manuscript chart in the Archives of Ochotsk, by the 23 year old de Lesseps, on his momentous overland journey back to France with Lapérouse's charts and drawings. A cartographically important chart showing the Region between Kamtchatka's South and Northern Japan. The chart with wide margins, in very good condition. Sehr gut erhalten, breitrandig. Wide margins, very good condition.

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        Continuation of the history of the province of Massachusetts Bay, from the year 1748. With an introductory sketch of events from its original settlement.

      Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring; Printed for James White & Co. proprietors, by Manning & Loring 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 2 vols. I: viii, [1], 10–304 pp. II: vii, [2], 10–222 pp.. Feb. 1798; June 1803 Minot (1758–1802), a respected Boston judge, meant this work to be a continuation of Thomas Hutchinson's history of Massachusetts-Bay, which was published in 1764. While he originally intended his account to reach the start of the Revolutionary War, he only made it to 1765 before he passed away; the second volume, which covers 1748–65, was posthumously published in 1803. Evidence of Readership: Numerous pencilled marginal notes, usually one word or a date "tagging" the contents of a paragraph. Provenance: Ink signature of Enoch Ponder dated 1841; later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). 18th-century acid-stained calf with attractive gilt black and red leather labels and gilt triple ruling on spine, board edges stamped in blind, all edges speckled blue; moderate rubbing, one volume's hinges and joints cracked, the usual glue action on endpapers, two torn, one partially detached. Marked and ex-library as above; call number labels on spines, bookplates, pencilled call numbers on title-page versos. Moderate age-toning with offsetting from binding, some foxing, and the occasional spot; one leaf repaired of old, a few with creased corners.

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        Kupferstich-Urkunde mit grosser Ansicht von Mannheim. Gesellenbrief für einen Sattler (Ludwig Remich?) aus Lindau.

      Mannheim, 1798. - circa 35,4 x 42,5 cm. 1 Blatt gefaltet, mit rotem Wachs-Siegel Urkunde für einen Sattlergesellen, der 1798 in Mannheim gearbeitet hat, signiert von mehreren Meistern. Mit einer schà nen Gesamtansicht unr firgürlicher Bordüre, oben Kurpfälzisches Wappen. "- Gut erhalten, etwas angestaubt, Faltspuren, dekorativ. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Remarks on Hydrophobia; or the Disease Produced by the Bite of a Mad Dog, or Other Rabid Animal. 2 volume set

      Longman, London 1798 - xxvii, 286pp, xi; xvi, 556pp, xxxiv. Language: eng G: in Good condition without dust jackets as issued. Library binding. Covers rubbed and faded. Occasional foxing and marks within. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library Purple hardback cloth cover with black title panels [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L’antique Rome ou description historique et pittoresque de tout ce qui concerne le peuple romain, dans ses costumes civiles, militaires et religieux, dans ses moeurs publiques et privées, depuis Romulus jusqu’à Augustule

      chez Deroy 1798 4to (cm. 24,8), 4 cc.nn., 221(3) pp. con 50 tavv. n.t. in bella coloritura d’epoca (di cui una in antiporta). Legatura coeva in piena pelle con fili e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Lievi tracce di ossidazione altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Interessante opera che tratteggia costumi e ruolo di sacerdoti, aruspici, vestali, oratori, senatori, soldati, magistrati, gladiatori, ecc. Rossetti, 5510.

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