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        Travels in the interior districts of Africa: performed under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the years 1795, 1796, and 1797. By Mungo Park, Surgeon. With an appendix, containing geographical illustrations of Africa. By Major Rennell.

      printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to his majesty, Pall-Mall,, London, 1799 - First edition. London, printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to his majesty, Pall-Mall, 1799. 27,5 x 22 cm. XXVIII S., [3] Bl., 372, XCII S. Mit gestochenem Portrait-Frontispiz, 2 Bl. gestochener Musik-Noten, drei Kupferstich-Karten und 5 Kupfertafeln mit botanischen Illustratonen (2) bzw. Ansichten. Modernes Halbleder über falschen Bünden mit zwei Lederrückenschildern mit Goldprägung, zwischen den Bünden blindgeprägt. Frontispiz recto leimschattig und mit Wasserrand. Titelblatt mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag. Erste und letzte Lagen gebräunt, sonst meist frisch. Lowndes VII, 1775. DNB XV, 218f. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 93. Henze IV, 14. Embacher 225. PMM 253. Cox I, 394. Erste Ausgabe des maßgeblichen ersten Forschungsberichts über das Innere Afrikas, einem bis dahin den Europäern unbekannter Kontinent. Mungo Park (1771-1806), neben James Bruce wohl der bedeutendste englische Afrika-Reisende des 19. Jahrhunderts, unternahm 1795-97, im Auftrag der 'African Association', eine Expedition zur Festlegung des Niger-Verlaufes, dessen Bericht hier vorliegt. Der Reisebericht wurde von den Zeitgenossen begeistert aufgenommen und es folgten rasch Übersetzungen in fast alle europäischen Sprachen. Park war der erste europäische Entdecker des Niger. Bei seiner zweiten Expedition auf der Suche nach der Mündung kam er 1806 ums Leben. "Parks wissenschaftliche Beobachtungen auf dem Gebiet der Botanik und der Meteorologie dieser Region und über das soziale und häusliche Leben der Farbigen sind von bleibendem Wert" (Carter/Muir). Parks "career was short, but he made the first great practical advance in the opening-up of Central Africa" (Printing and the Mind of Man, p. 153). Frontispiz recto leimschattig und mit Wasserrand. Titelblatt mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag. Erste und letzte Lagen gebräunt, sonst meist frisch. Modernes Halbleder über falschen Bünden mit zwei Lederrückenschildern mit Goldprägung, zwischen den Bünden blindgeprägt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Mungo Park's Reise in das Innere von Afrika in den Jahren 1795, 1796,und 1797 auf Veranstaltung der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft unternommen. Nebst einem Wörterbuche der Mandingo-Sprache und einem Anhange geographischer Erläuterungen von Rennell. Aus dem Englischen. Mit einer Karte und Kupfern. (= Neuere Geschichte der See- und Land-Reisen. Zwölfter Band)

      Hamburg, Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann 1799 - Titelei, 3 Blatt Inhalt, 2 Blatt Vorrede des Übersetzers, 543 Seiten. Von den Kupfern noch zwei vorhanden: Rhamnus Lotus (Pflanze). Die hängende Brücke über den Basing oder schwarzen Fluß. Von der Karte noch ein Fragment eingebunden: der ausfaltbare Teil fehlt. Der Einbandrücken von alter Hand mit Gewebestreifen und Papier überklebt (wohl weil die Bünde im vorderen Gelenk gebrochen sind). Das Faltkupfer der hängenden Brücke knitterig und angerändert. Der Inhalt vereinzelt braunfleckig - insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. Deutsch 680g

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        Letters on Various Religious Subjects. The Result of a Correspondence. Published by Request.,

      W. Baynes n.d. (1799?), London - Undated, but Letter No. 2, to Dorcas on Women Speaking in the Church, is dated 1799. This and the use of the tall 's' throughout suggest a publication date not later than 1800. First edition. 12mo. 198pp. containing 42 letters by 'Onesimus' on a variety of Christian subjects. Original boards, paper spine. Hinges cracked but firm, and a neat repair of the bottom inch of the rear hinge else about fine. Listed as Part One on the title page, but we have not been able to discover whether any further parts were published and this work is complete in itself. Garnet Terry is usually known for his work as an artist/engraver and the author of several pamphlets on engraving. This work, apparently his only work on Christianity, provoked 'The Bank Note' by V. M'Culla in 1806. 'The Bank Note' has been called a 'virulent sectarian attack' on Terry's work. M'Culla identifies Terry as a 'minister of darkness' in Clare Court, Drury Lane. Exceedingly scarce; the British Library has no copy of this edition, only a copy of the second edition of 1808, and no copies of this edition are located at the LC or in OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Summary History of New-England.Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War.

      Printed for the Author, by H. Mann and J. H. Adams, Dedham 1799 - First Edition. 8vo; [1-9] 513pp. + 1p. Notes and 2pp. Subscriber's List; contemporary calf with red morocco label on spine gilt-stamped with author and title, joints a trifle rubbed, corners bumped and rubbed, foxing to endpapers, a bit of light foxing scattered through the text, dampstain to top edge and first 9 pages, ex-libris of Bangor Athenaeum and ownership signature of prominent Bangor lawyer, Thomas A. Hill, on front pastedown and repeated on gutter margin of page 25. An attractive copy in a nice contemporary binding. Hannah Adams (1755-1831), born in Medfield, MA, was the first American woman who sought to make her living by writing. She published her first book, AN ALPHABETICAL COMPENDIUM OF VARIOUS SECTS in 1784 which saw several printings in the US and England and a second edition. Adams' MEMOIR (1832) testifies to the difficulty of female authorship during her time. This work, A SUMMARY HISTORY OF NEW-ENGLAND, in particular was the cause of a controversy with two male authors. She followed this book with THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS (1812), and LETTERS ON THE GOSPELS, as well as a posthumously published autobiography. These titles testify to her tenacity and scholarship, which was highly regarded in her day. Thomas A. Hill (1773-1864), the original owner of this book, was among the first lawyers to practice in Bangor Maine. His home, in the Greek Revival style, designed by Richard Upjohn, is now the home of the Bangor Historical Society Museum. NAW I, pp. 9-10. AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS, pp. 12-13. FEMINIST COMPANION, p. 7. WOMEN'S WRITING IN THE UNITED STATES, pp. 9-10. TIMELINES OF AMERICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY, p. 306 ("The first woman to earn her livelihood from writing is Hannah Adams"). THE BOOK OF WOMEN'S FIRSTS, pp. 7-8. Evans 18318. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Broadside of Toussaint?s 1799 letter telling General J.J. Herne <I>?peace continues to be maintained all over?</I> ? five years later, nine months after Toussaint died in a French jail, Herne signed Haiti?s Act of Independence from France

      Rare Printed Broadside of a letter signed ?Toussaint Louverture,? one page, 7.25? x 10.5?. At Cap, Saint Domingue. 16 ventose year seven [March 7, 1799] of the French Republic, ?one and indivisible.? On laid paper. To General Herne commandant of the tenth half brigade. In French with translation. Show-through in portions of perimeter from plastic tape on verso. Rough right edge. Good condition.On top: ?TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE / General in Chief of the Army of Santo Domingo.? In full, ?I am confirming, citizen General, my circular of the 12th of this month. Since there is not any change in the interior situation in the Colony, peace continues to be maintained all over and the legislative election following with calm have already given the first result of the nomination of the deputies. Officers Beauboeuf & Romain who will give you this dispatch will inform you of all the details referring to these. Accept, citizen General, my warm greetings."Toussaint Louverture was G

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Kst.- Karte, v. Anton Benedict bei Reilly, "Delineatio Cursuum Veredariorum Per Calabriam et Siciliam No. 18. - Postkarte von Calabrien und Sizilien. ".

      . mit Grenz- u. Flächenkolorit,, 1799, 36,4 x 45,2. Selten. Nicht in Valerio /Spagnolo, Sicilia 1477-1861. - Mit Kopftitel und der Titelkartuscher linsk oben - Die Karte zeigt Calabrien und Sizilien mit Einzeichnung der Postrouten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        ATLAS UNIVERSEL, POUR LA GEOGRAPHIE DE GUTHRIE

      1799 - un volume, reliure plein veau havane marbré in-quarto (binding full calfskin in-quarto)(19,2 x 24,2 cm), , dos long (spine without raised band), décoration or (gilt decoration) à filets et roulettes or (gilt lines and filets), compartiments à fleurons (compartment with floweret), titre frappé or (gilt title), pièce de titre sur fond havane avec filet or (label of title with gilt line), dos très légèrement frotté (spine very lightly rubbed), coiffe supérieure manquante (are missing the head of the spine), toutes tranches lisses (all smooth edges), jaspées bleues (all blue marbled edges), pages de garde peignées (painting endpapers), avec un ex-libris (painting endpapers with book-plate) "SMITH", atlas de 29 planches, dont une sphère en noir et 28 cartes en couleurs en double pages sur onglet gravées par Blondeau (29 plates, including a sphere and 28 maps in colours) dont 2 grandes dépliantes (2 folding maps), 1799 Paris Hyacinthe Langlois Editeur, Cartes parfaites aux couleurs trés fraiches.en bon état malgré le petit défaut signalé (very good condition in spite of the small defect indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DON QUICHOTTE DE LA MANCHE.

      Paris 1799 - 8º mayor. (20 cm.). 3 tomos: 2 h., xvi., 367 pág., 8 láms. = 2 h., 414 págs., 8 láms. = 2 h., 4 18 págs., 8 láms. Encuadernación en holandesa piel de época con tejuelos y dorados en el lomo. Buen estado. Revisado completo de texto y láminas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        "Die große Feuersbrunst von Högling 1799. Die Maria von Weihenlinden hat geholfen. Ex voto 1799." 52 x 37 cm. Auf Holz gemalt. Teilweise wurmstichig, aber fest.

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        Message from the President of the United States, Accompanying Sundry Papers Relative to the Affairs of the United States with the French Republic

      Published by order of the House of Representatives, (Philadelphia) 1799 - First edition. Self-wrappers. 123(1)pp. Tiny owner name front wrap, which is lacking the top 1", probably in order to remove another name, rear wrap a little tattered, with a couple of tiny archival repairs, corners of front wrap a little worn, still a pleasing, about very good example of a fragile pamphlet, largely consisting of the correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, the American minister at Paris, with the French government. Gerry was one of three commissioners sent to negotiate a peace with the French, who were incensed at Jay's Treaty with Great Britain. The French foreign minister, Tallyrand, refused to negotiate unless he was bribed (X,Y, and Z were code names for intermediaries in the bribery scheme), and the mission was suspended, in turn incensing American Federalists. An important and attractive pamphlet from a crucial period in American foreign relations. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Connecticut Courant (December 9, 1799)

      Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin. 1799. First. Large folio. [4]pp., untrimmed. Volume XXXIV, Number 1820 (Monday, December 9, 1799). Printed on thick paper, with a light horizontal fold and scattered pin holes along the left margin, near fine. An unusual issue with the printer&#39;s catalog of books in six columns on the entire front page under the masthead: "Hudson & Goodwin, Have for sale at their Store opposite the North Meeting-House, Hartford, the following Books, which they have lately received from London, Dublin, and elsewhere---Viz." The extensive list of titles is divided into eleven subject areas: (Divinity and Ecclesiastical History; Law; Medicine; Biography, History, Voyages, and Travels; Novels; Poetry; Miscellanies; Arts and Sciences; Languages and School Books). Provides a rare glimpse into a colonial era library. This issue also prints the full text of President John Adams December third speech to Congress, and two long letters by Admiral Sidney Smith addressed to Lord Nelson that describe in detail the key engagements during the Siege of Acre in 1799, and Napoleon&#39;s retreat from Egypt and Syria. .

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        Stadt Augsburg Raths-Kalender, Oder: Almanach auf das Gemeinjahr nach der gnadenreichen Geburt Jesu Christi MDCCC." Wappenkalender der Stadt Augsburg. Wandkalender mit 45 Wappen der Ratsmitglieder der Stadt Augsburg für das Jahr 1800

      Kupferstich von zwei Platten gedruckt von Hieronymus Sperling nach Johann Georg Bergmüller bei Joseph Anton Hueber 1799. 118x47 cm. - Schefold, Schwaben 41306 (Ausgabe 1735) - Drugulin, Flugbl. 4154 (Ausgabe 1733) - Thieme / Becker XXXI, 363f. - Rapp S. 81 - Monumentale Schauwand mit seitlichem Säulenaufbau auf hohem Sockel, in der Mitte ist wie in einer Nische das separat gedruckte Kalendarium aufgeklebt, flankiert von 2 Säulen mit geschmückten Kapitellen, der "Himmel" des Blattes mit großer allegorischer Darstellung.Das bei Joseph Anton Hueber "hochfürstl. Bischöfl. u. Stadtbuchdrucker auf U. L. Frau Thor" rot und schwarz typengedruckte Kalendarium zeigt schmal untereinander gesetzt 2 Reihen mit je 6 Monatstabellen. Das Kalendarium nennt die für das Jahr entsprechende Goldene Zahl, Sonnenzirkel, Römerzinszahl, Mondszeiger, Sonntagsbuchstabe und die Zeit zwischen Weihnachten und Fastnacht. Die Monatsnamen in der heute gebräuchlichen Form, jedem Tag ist der Schutzheilige bzw. das Kirchenfest und das den Tag beherrschede Tierkreiszeichen zugeordnet.Das Kalendarium ist umgeben von den Wappen der 45 Personen, die den Rat der Stadt bilden: 31 Patrizier, 4 Mehrer, 3 Kaufleute und 7 Mitglieder aus der Gemeinde. Die Wappen sind nach Rangfolge angeordnet und nennen auch die Ämter der Ratsmitglieder. Zuoberst der evangelische und katholische Stadtpfleger: Paul V. von Stetten und Joseph Adrian von Imhof, gefolgt vom Geheimen Fünferrat in einer Reihe: Jacob Ulrich Holzapfel, Philipp Georg Frieder v. Rauner, Wolfgang Ignaz Langenmantel, Franz Xaver von Pflummern, Johan Jacob Besserer von Thalfingen. Unter diesem in 2 Reihen zu je 2 Wappen auf den Säulen der Architekureinrahmung die weiteren Ratsmitglieder mit ihren Ämtern: Bürgermeister, Bau- und Kriegsherren, Einnehmer, Ungeld- und Proviantherren, Oberpfleger, Steuerherren, Oberrichter, Forst- und Taxierherren, Handwerksherren u.a. Den Sockel des Blattes unter dem Kalendarium bildet die von großen Allegorien der Flüsse Lech, Wertach und Singold seitlich eingerahmte Teilansicht der Stadt mit Rathaus, Perlachturm und Augustusbrunnen. Diese Ansicht ist bekrönt durch die in 2 Reihen angeordneten 10 Wappen der Vertreter der Kaufleute und Handwerker. Im Kopfzierstück (Himmel) des Blattes, das das oberen Drittel einnimmt, findet sich das Porträt Franz II., des letzten Kaisers des Heiligen Römischen Reiches Deutscher Nation, dem Allegorien von Krieg und Frieden und der Schönen Künste, unter ihnen Malerei, Stecherkunst, Handel, Kunsthandwerk, Optik huldigen. Unter seinem Porträt als Zeichen seiner Macht die Reichsinsignien und der Reichsadler. Eine von zwei Putten mit Blumengirlanden gehaltene Widmungskartusche an den Herrscher unter den allegorischen Figuren und zwischen den beiden oberen Wappen versinnbildlicht die Huldigung des Stadtrates an den Herrscher.Wie bei fast allen großformatigen Wappenkalendern dieser Zeit wurde die Platte aus Kostengründen mehrere Jahre benutzt. Um die Kalender dem aktuellen Stand des jeweiligen Jahres anzugleichen, wurden, so auch hier, die Wappen und das Kalendarium separat gedruckt, ausgeschnitten und in das Kalenderblatt einmontiert. Es wurden auch Teile der Platte verändert, so findet sich auf Abdrucken aus den 1730er Jahren im oberen Teil der Herrscher als ganze Figur auf einem Thron sitzend. Diese Figur wurde später aus der Platte entfernt und auf dem vorliegenden Kalender ist an dieser Stelle das separat gedruckte Porträtmedaillon Franz II., seit 1792 Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches Deutscher Nation, eingesetzt.Die in ihrer Herstellung äußerst kostspieligen Wandkalender dienten neben ihrem Nutzen als Kalender vorrangig zur Repräsentation, Selbstdarstellung und Demonstration der Staatsauffassung. Sie hingen in Amtsstuben, kamen an die Ratsmitglieder, waren repräsentative Geschenke für vornehme auswärtige Gäste und standen zum Verkauf.An 2 Stellen (am linken Rand 4,5 cm, unter dem Kalendarium 20 cm lange) Abdrucke von Rissen in der Druckplatte. In den Ecken der schmalen Rändchen leicht angeschmutzt und wasserrandig, kurze Randeinrisse und 2 längere (1 im Himmel, 1 im Bereich der Ansicht) restauriert.

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        Flora peruviana et chilensis (3 Volúmenes)

      - Geografía botánica. Flora. Chile. (581.9) Fundación de Ciencias de la Salud. Madrid. 41 cm. v. il. col. 3 volúmenes. Reprod. facs. de la ed. de: [Matriti] : Typis Gabrielis de Sancha, 1799-1802. Hipólito Ruiz, José Pavón. Biblioteca de clásicos de la medicina y de la farmacia española. Flora. Chile. Perú. ISBN: 8487111696 BC6 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY in two volumes

      Bristol: Biggs and Co., 1799 & 1800. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, handsomely bound. Two volumes (4" x 6-1/2") bound in recent half brown morocco with matching corners retaining the original marbled boards, all edges marbled. Leaf B8 (pages 31-32) lacking in first volume, as usual; C3 in second volume in uncancelled state, with word "wicked" present on page 37, line 9. [Tinker 1953; Wise, Coleridge, 15]. Contributions by Samuel T. Coleridge (27 poems, some previously unpublished), Poet Laureate Robert Southey, Charles Lamb, Robert Lovell, Humphry Davy, Amelia Opie, and others. Pages 31-32 contained Southey&#39;s "War Poem," but were canceled in all but two known copies as the poem was considered unpatriotic. A third volume was advertised but never published. A remarkable and important collection of early Romantic poetry, here in unusually nice condition.

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        Walworth, with the Old Kent Road.]

      1799 - London: 1799. Two sheets conjoined, total 570 x 1010mm. Some original outline colour. Top corners repaired with some fill. Walworth, in the Borough of Southwark, with Walworth Road, the Old Kent Road and Grange Road. At the time of publication Walworth Common was open land; now it is completely developed. Howgego describes Horwood's map as the 'largest and most important London map of the eighteenth century', on a scale of 26 inches to a mile. Horwood's intention was to mark each house's number (a practice started in 1735), but this was abandoned as impractical. He started his scheme in 1790, expecting to be finished by 1792: by 1794 he was apologising to his subscribers (including George III); in 1798 he received a loan of £500 from the Ph&#156;nix Fire-Office, for whom Horwood worked as a surveyor, to finish the map. However this assistance was not enough to stop Horwood dying in poverty in 1803. HOWGEGO: 200, and pp.21-22.

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        Termini Botanici. Iconibus illustrati oder Botanische Kunstsprache durch Abbildungen erläutert. Mit einer Vorrede versehen von D. Carl Ludwig Willdenow.

      Oehmigke, Berlin 1799 - Hardcover. c.1799. 4to. 45 colored plates + colored title page. 90pp. text. Issued in parts between 1799 and 1807; eventually totalling 69 plates - this volume is the 1799 !st volume only. In early 20th c. 1/2 leather, joints and spine worn, interior Very Good - Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on the Plague and Yellow Fever

      B. B. Macanulty,, Salem (Mass.): 1799 - First printing. Very good with a recent, very attractive 1/4 leather spine with what appear to be very early marbled paper covered boards and new end sheets. The pages of the text block are uniformly tanned with occasional spots of foxing. Without a dust jacket. Published according to act of Congress. 568 pages of text including a 23 page appendix. The book is in three parts. Part I contains 370 pages which is devoted to The Plague. Part II runs from pages 371 to 544 and it is devoted to Yellow Fever. The third part is the 23 page appendix "containing histories of the plague at Athens in the time of the Peloponnesian War: at Constatntinople in the time of Justinian; at London in 1665; at Marseilles in 1720; &c." Lacking the errata sheet at the end of the text and the folding table. (Evans, 36465) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels In The Interior Districts Of Africa: Performed Under The Direction And Patronage Of The African Association, In The Years 1795, 1796, And 1797&#133;With An Appendix, Containing Geographical Illustrations Of Africa. By Major Rennell

      London: Printed By W.Bulmer And Co. For The Author; And Sold By G. & W.Nicol, 1799., 1799. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., [vii]-xxviii, 372, xcii. lacking half-title. engraved frontis. portrait, 3 engraved maps (1 folding, 2 double-page & folding), & 5 engraved plates (2 folding). without the 2 engraved plates of music which are not always present. An attractive copy, bound in contemporary russia, rebacked with gilt spine mounted, all edges gilt (corners & spine bit rubbed, upper rear joint starting to crack, some offsetting from plates, several gatherings lightly embrowned). engraved armorial bookplates of the Right Honble. Sir Robert Peel, Bart., & of Sir Charles Bine Renshaw, Bart., Barochan. First Edition. [BOUND WITH:] PARK, Mungo. The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805&#133;Together With Other Documents, Official And Private, Relating To The Same Mission. To Which Is Prefixed An Account Of The Life Of Mr. Park. 4to. pp. 5 p.l., cxxx, [2], 219. lacking half-title. folding engraved map. several text illus. London: Printed For John Murray By W.Bulmer And Co., 1815. First Edition. In 1795 Park was selected by the African Association to lead an exploring expedition into the interior of Africa. Starting from the Gambia and travelling eastward with only a negro servant, a boy, one horse, and two asses, he became the first modern Europen to reach the Niger River, whose course he traced some 300 miles as far as Silla. The journey was plagued with adversity; Park was robbed of all his trafficable property early on, and at one point, he was imprisoned by an Arab chief for four months, escaping only with great difficulty. He returned to the Gambia by a route further south, through the Mandingo country, mostly on foot as far as Camalia. There he fell dangerously ill with fever, being nursed back to health over a seven month period by a negro, Kaarta Taura, and finished his return journey in the company of a caravan. Park began his second and last expedition in search of the source of the Niger River on January 30th, 1805. By August, when they reached Bambakoo on the Niger, only eleven of the forty European members of the expedition were still alive. Park himself died some time in late 1805 or early 1806 at Boussa when he was attacked by natives, although no details were known until 1812. Park&#146;s last communications date from November when he was about to descend the river from Sansandingo in a flat-bottomed vessel fashioned, mainly with his own hands, out of two canoes. His journal, which was safely conveyed to the Gambia together with his last communications by his guide Isaaco, was published by the African Institute to aid his widow and family. Also included here is a biography of Park by E.Wishaw, as well as Isaaco&#146;s journal and an account of the fate of the expedition related by another guide, Adami Fatouma. "Until the publication of Park&#146;s [first] book in 1799 hardly anything was known of the interior of Africa, apart from the north-east region and the coastal areas&#133;Park&#146;s Travels had an immediate success and was translated into most European languages. It has become a classic of travel literature, and its scientific observations on the botany and meteorology of the region, and on the social and domestic life of the negroes, have remained of lasting value. Park&#146;s career was short, but he made the first great practical advance in the opening-up of Central Africa." (Printing and the Mind of Man) Cox I pp. 394-95. Hosken p. 154. Howgego P21. Ibrahim-Hilmy II 93. Printing and the Mind of Man 253.. 1st Edition.

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        Mémoire pour servir a commencer l'histoire des araignées aquatiques.

      Chez H. Barbou 1799 - - Chez H. Barbou, A Paris 1799 (An VIII), In 8 (10,5x17,5cm), 64pp., relié. - Mention de seconde édition. La préface est signée : "I. F. A. O." Publié par Lieutaud de Trois-Villes. cartonnage moucheté d'époque. Titre doré. Rousseurs, en particulier sur la page de titre. Ce naturaliste originaire du Poitou était bien connu dans les milieux scientifiques, et son étude se signale par sa rigueur d'observation et son sérieux. L'éditeur signale l'impossibilité de se procurer la première édition, justifiant l'édition de cette dernière, et citant Dreux du Radier à propos de son auteur : "Il pourrait servir de modèle dans ce genre, si l'on n'avait pas les écrits. de Réaumur". 64pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta delle leggi, editti, proclami & c. pubblicati in Bologna dopo la nuova costituzione. Presentata dal cittadino Trouvé alla repubblica Cisalpina. parti 1-17. in quattro volumi.

      Bologna, Eredi Sassi 1798- 1799 - diciassette parti legate in quattro volumi in 16° di pp. 125-90-106-80; 101-86-93-94; 95-94-78-80; 90-102-88-79-93. Due tavole ripiegate allegate allla prima parte. Legature in cartone coevo con titolo ai dorsi, parzialmente mancante quello del quarto volume. Leggeri e ininfluenti aloni ai margini della parte 17a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Midnight the signal. In sixteen letters to a lady of quality.

      London: sold by Dodsley. 1799 - Two volumes. Small octavo. Engraved titles. [6],230p.; [6],192,195-226p. Some light soiling and signs of use particularly in vol. 1 otherwise a good copy. Rebound in half calf, marbled boards, vellum tips.Block p.312. L, C; CsmH, MH-H, NjP, NNU, OU, PU, TxHr in ESTC. Complete despite jump in pagination in vol. 2. Although listed as a novel by Block this work is more a series of dialogues on the world of fashion. The last three chapters are devoted to the subject of female education. See J. S. Taylor, Jonas Hanway p. 169. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Short Topographical Description of His Majesty's Province of Upper Canada in North America. To which is Annexed a Provincial Gazetteer.

      London. Published by W. Faden, Geographer to His Majesty. 1799. - 8vo. 23cm, first edition, second issue, with postscript, p165-166., [1],166,[1]p. in early half tan calf, black leather label, marbled boards, complete with half-title, circular library stamp on the title-page, a fine copy Lande 2207. T.P.L. 734. Sabin 85205. Casey I:853. This is the first published topographical description of Upper Canada. The work is in two parts: the first being the topography of the principal lakes, rivers, and land formations in the province: the second being a gazetteer of place-names in 18th century Upper Canada. Smith came to Upper Canada in 1792 and serving as quartermaster in the 5th regiment of foot at Niagara, he was selected by Simcoe in 1793 to act as first surveyor-general of the new province. This post he filled till his return to England in 1799. The text was written on Simcoe's request to accompany the following map, "A Map of the Province of Upper Canada, describing all the New Settlements, Townships, &c., with the countries adjacent, from Quebec to Lake Huron. ." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rime Di Francesco Petrarca.

      Parma, Co' Tipi Bodoniani 1799.. Parte I. II. Kl.-8°. 2 Bde. Titelbl, XXXIV, 373 S.; Titelbl., XVI, 327 S., 12 nn. Bll. Halblederbände d. Zt., marmorierte Lederrücken, Beschriftung und Zierlinien schwarzgeprägt, Einbanddeckel braun marmoriert. Einbände und Buchblöcke sehr gut erhalten, Seiten fast weiß und fleckenlos. Schöner breitrandiger Druck. Mit alten handschriftlichen Zahlen am vorderen Innendeckel des 1. Bandes.. Rossetti Domenico. Catalogo della raccolta che per la bibliografia del Petrarca e di Pio II,32. Vgl. LGB2 I,479 - Paralellausgabe der 'Rime' von F. Petrarca (1304-1374) in zwei Bänden zu der im selben Jahr bei Bodoni in Folio erschienenen Petrarca-Ausgabe, die als schönstes Werk aus der Druckerei Bodoni gilt. Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) Stempelschneider u. Buchdrucker, leitete die Druckerei des Herzogs von Parma, für seine 1791 gegründete Druckerei schnitt er selbst die Lettern. Elegante, typographisch sorgfältig gestaltete, Ausgabe von vor allem druckgeschichtlichem Wert.

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        Arabien und Syrien in historischer, geographischer, wissenschaftlicher, artistischer, naturgeschichtlicher, merkantilischer, religiöser, sittlicher und politischer Hinsicht.

      Berlin & Leipzig, Verlagshandlung der neuen compendiösen Bibliothek, 1799. - 8vo. XVI, 512 pp. With engr. title vignette, folding engr. map, and 4 engr. plates. Contemp. marbled boards. All edges red. First edition, conceived as a continuation of Bergk's volume on Egypt. The map shows Syria; the plates depict Arabic costumes, household tools, and views of Haleb, Mecca, and Medina. The title vignette shows Mt. Sinai. Also discusses the history , topography, climate, illnesses etc. of the Arabian Peninsula (with chapters on the Nejd, Arabia Felix and Yemen, etc.) - Some browning. From the library of the Kalksburg Jesuit college with their shelfmark label on pastedown. Kayser I, 32. Holzmann/B. I, 2892. Hamberger/Meusel XXII/1, 216. OCLC 257668994. Not in Macro, Atabey or Blackmer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pizarro; A Tragedy, in Five Acts . . . Taken from the German Drama of Kotzebue; and Adapted to the English Stage by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

      Printed for James Ridgway. First edition, fine paper issue.. Outside pages a little soiled; very good copy, enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.. NCBEL II, 820; Sabin 80340 (incorrectly calling for two plates). 8vo, stitched as issued, lacking all but some insignificant remains of the original drab wrappers on the spine, untrimmed, 79 pages + one blank. Four pages of publisher?s ads dated 25 June 1799, preceding the title page. One of Sheridan?s most popular plays, based on the Spaniards of Peru by Kotzebue, a story of Francisco Pizarro, the conqueror of the Incas. There were two issues of this first edition, one on ordinary paper and ?A Superior Edition, on fine wove Paper, hot-pressed, Price 5s.? This is one of the latter, with the paper watermarked 1796. Contemporary ink ownership signature at the foot of the title page.

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        Lycee, ou Cours de Litterature Ancienne et Moderne (17 Volumes Bound in 20, Plus 5 Supplematary Volumes, 25 Total volumes)

      Chez H. Agasse, Paris 1799 - 17 volumes (bound in 20), PLUS a separately issued supplementary text : MELANGES INEDITS DE LITTERATURE de J. B. de la Harpe Recueillis par J. B. Salgues Pouvant Servir de Suite Au Cours De Litterature (Paris, J. H. Chaumerot, 1810); PLUS CORRESPONDANCE LITTERAIRE, ADRESSEE A SON ALTRESSE IMPERIALE M.GR LE GRAND-DUC, AUJOURD'HUI EMPEREUR DE RUSSIE. (Paris, Migneret, 1801). Thus, 20 volumes (issued 1799-1810) PLUS 5 supplementary volumes, EQUALS 25 TOTAL VOLUMES, uniformly bound in period brown polished speckled calf over marbled boards, spines titled and ruled in gilt (minor wear to spine tips, some wear and bumping to corners; some occasional foxing; at least one leave has marginal restoration; several volumes have on their front covers evidence of ancient minor worming to surface leather). AN EXCEPTIONALLY ATTRACTIVE SET in unrestored period attire. [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 anbassadeur du Roi d'Angleterre auprès de l'Empereur de Chine, Rédigé sur les papiers de Lord Macartney, sur ceux du Commodore Erasme Gower, et des autres personnes attachées à l'Ambassade; par Sir Georges Stauton, de la Société royale de Londres, Secrétaire de l'Ambassade d'Angleterre, et Ministre plénipotentiaire auprès de l'Empereur de Chine : traduit de l'Anglais avec des notes, par J. Castéra

      Paris: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Librair, rue Hautefeuille, no. 20, An 7 (1799) - (CHINA) Seconde édition, augmentée d'un Précis de l'Histoire de la Chine, par le traducteur, et du Voyage en Chine et en tartare de J. C. Huttner, traduit de l'allemand par le même Traducteur. 5 vols., 8vo. Vol.1 : with half-title , portrait frontispiece of Macartney, clxxxiv, 311 pp. Plates 1-6. VOLUME II : half-title, 408 pp., Plates 7-13. VOLUME 3 : Half title, 414, [2, Catalogue "Voyages" de la librairie chez Buisson,] pp. Plates 14- 27. VOLUME 4 : half-title 380 pp. , Plates 28-35. VOLUME. 5 : half-title. 350 pp, 1 plate 36 and 2 folding maps, Plates 37 & 38. Nineteenth century brown boards, red paper labels, some rubbing, else Very Good. Cordier Biblioteca Sinica IV 2385 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Connecticut Courant (December 9, 1799)

      Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin. 1799. First. Large folio. [4]pp., untrimmed. Volume XXXIV, Number 1820 (Monday, December 9, 1799). Printed on thick paper, with a light horizontal fold and scattered pin holes along the left margin, near fine. An unusual issue with the printer&#39;s catalog of books in six columns on the entire front page under the masthead: "Hudson & Goodwin, Have for sale at their Store opposite the North Meeting-House, Hartford, the following Books, which they have lately received from London, Dublin, and elsewhere---Viz." The extensive list of titles is divided into eleven subject areas: (Divinity and Ecclesiastical History; Law; Medicine; Biography, History, Voyages, and Travels; Novels; Poetry; Miscellanies; Arts and Sciences; Languages and School Books). Provides a rare glimpse into a colonial era library. This issue also prints the full text of President John Adams December third speech to Congress, and two long letters by Admiral Sidney Smith addressed to Lord Nelson that describe in detail the key engagements during the Siege of Acre in 1799, and Napoleon&#39;s retreat from Egypt and Syria. .

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        1799 The Seasons James Thomson Leather Bound

      1799, Leather bound copy of "The Seasons" by James Thomson. It was printed in London by A. Strahan. It has illustrations before each season. The spine has 7 gold gilt bands with the title. There is a period flourish gift inscription on the front fly page. The upper and lower points are rubbed. The binding is solid. The pages are all evenly age toned. Beautiful vintage leather book.

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        Expériences Sur Le Galvanisme et En Général Sur l' Irritation Des Fibres Musculaires et Nerveuses, Traduit De l' Allemand, publié Avec Des Additions Par J. Fr. N. Jadelot, Médecin

      De L'imprimerie De Didot Jeune, Paris 1799 - An VII (1799), Première édition française. Un volume de XLVI (y compris le faux titre et le titre, discours préliminaire, expériences sur le cerveau et table des chapitres), 530 pages, 1 feuillet d'errata. Complet des 8 planches dépliantes de figures, in fine. Relié plein veau naturel, glacé, roulette d'encadrement à froid sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes; léger frottement de petite taille en pied du second plat. Dos lisse orné de doubles filets dorés; pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, titre doré. tranches jaunes. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Decrees by the Court of Exchequer in Tithe-Causes, from the usurption to the present time. Carefully extracted from the books of Decrees and Orders of the Court of Exchequer.

      London: Printed by Bunney Thompson and Co. for the Author. 1799 - First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo. Contemporary calf, cracking to the lower parts of several joints, spines with red and black labels, ends rubbed, one spine end with loss, slight wear to several joints, overall a clean sound set. The Subscriber&#146;s List shows just over 300 sets sold.

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        An Essay on Electricity, explaining the Principles of that Useful Science; and describing the Instruments, contrived either to illustrate the theory, or render the practice entertaining. ..to which is added A Letter to the Author, from Mr. John Birch, Surgeon, on the subject of Medical Electricity

      London: Printed by J. Dillon and Co, for, and Sold by, W. and S. Jones, Opticians, 1799. The Fifth edition, with corrections and additions by William Jones, Mathematical Instrument Maker. 8vo. Folding engraved frontispiece and 5 folding plates of instruments at back. Nineteenth century half roan over marbled boards. Rubbed, upper joint cracking, some browning and spotting of text, generally light, creasing of plates, signature of Andrew Peck, dated 1874 on title, but a good copy of this important work. Motteley, p. 281 as well as numerous other citations for various statements, comments and descriptions given in this work . At the back is "A Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Instruments made and sold by W. and S. Jones" 14 pages followed by a notice of W. and S. Jones' having taken over the stock of Mr. George Adams' "Philosophical Essays". Adams was a well-known instrument maker in London. Birch is the author of "Della Forza dell'Elettricita" (Naples, 1778)

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        Remarks on a Tour to North and South Wales in the Year 1797.

      W Wigstead, London 1799 - In a full brown contemporary leather with corners and edges a little bumped and worn, rear cover has a small mark. Spine has been very carefully relaid some time ago, lots of decorative gilt tooling, a little faded, title in gilt to red leather label, edges a little bumped and worn. Internally, small bookseller label to fep, ink name to ffep, half title present, engraved titlepage, with the rare printed titlepage, (vi), [3], 69 pp, [3], 22 B&W plates + the engraved tp = 23 pl, 2 pp of adverts, minimal foxing, title page dated 1799, extra title page dated 1800, printed by James Bateson, Denmark Street, Soho, September 1799! A lovely example of the difficult to find Black and White plate version! (ESTC T11206. COPAC, WorldCat) Wigstead was an English Magistrate amateur painter & caricaturist. He was a close personal friend of Thomas Rowlandson, whom he accompanied on sketching trips to the Isle of Wight (1784), Brighton (1789) and Wales (1787) which resulted in subsequent publications for which Rowlandson provided the illustrations. Wigstead exhibited at the RA exhibition of 1785. His style appears to be close to Rowlandson, who create prints of many of his works, often signing them as Wigstead. See Wiki) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Mathématiques, dans laquelle on rend compte de leur progrès depuis leur origine jusqu&#39;à nos jours; où l&#39;on expose le tableau et le développement des principales découvertes dans toutes les parties des Mathématiques, les contestations qui se sont élévées entre les Mathématiciens, et les principaux traits de la vie des plus célèbres

      Two fine engraved frontis. ports. & 45 folding engraved plates. Four vols. Large 4to, cont. marbled boards, well-rebacked to style in calf, flat spines gilt, red morocco lettering pieces on spines. Paris: H. Agasse, 1799-1802. Second edition, improved and greatly enlarged, of the first classical history of mathematics which is today still indispensable as it contains much information not to be found elsewhere. This history, which was first published in 1758, is considered to be the author&#39;s masterpiece. Not only does Montucla provide a comprehensive history of the development of mathematical ideas throughout the 18th century, but he also includes mechanics, astronomy, music, mathematical geography, and navigation. Montucla (1725-99), died before the last two volumes of the second edition were written. Lalande, his friend from childhood, assisted by others, completed the final two volumes. Fine set. Old library stamp on each title. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. .

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London: for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies,, 1799. In Three Volumes. The Ninth Edition. 3 volumes, octavo (212 × 126 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines gilt in compartments. Bookplate to volume I. Bindings lightly rubbed, repairs to joints and spines. An excellent set. Ninth edition. An attractively bound set.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London, A Strahan, 1799 Three volumes : Vols. I, II and III: Ninth edition: Full leather contemporary brown leather bindings, 8.25 x 5.25 inches approx, acceptably clean and sound but showing signs of use, cracking and chipping to tops and bottoms of spines gilt titles to spines on fixed dark green leather labels, cracking at hinges, corners slightly bumped, volume numbers being gilt on small red background, plain endpapers with no inscriptions, Volume I: some loss to leather on back board probably worm damage, 499 pages, very mild foxing in places. Volume II plain endpapers showing squiggles of worm damage to front endpapers, the piercing through the pages caused by the worm\'s appetite reaches through i-vi through to page 8, this does not however prevent the reading of the text, 518 pages followed by Appendix, soiling to closed page edges, Volume III well used, quite scuffed to front board and back board some of this is due to insect damage, top and bottom of spine has a narrow area of loss, title readable, 465 pages followed by index, not quite as sound as the other two volumes but contents reasonably tight and clean. Catalogs: Wealth, National wealth, Economics, History, Antiquarian

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        TRAVELS THROUGH The STATES Of NORTH AMERICA, And The PROVINCES Of UPPER And LOWER CANADA, During the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. Illustrated and Embellished with Sixteen Plates.

      Printed for John Stockdale,, London: 1799 - Illustrated with 3 maps (one folding), 2 plans, & 11 plates [from sketches by the author]; 16 total. Tissue guards present for some plates. Weld a long time member (56 years) of the Royal Society of Dublin, rising to the office of Vice President. His extensive travels on the continent, here reported, prompted many of his countrymen to emigrate to these shores. His book enjoyed a wide popularity, being "received with great favor", reaching many editions, and being translated into Dutch, German & French shortly after its English publication. Weld's account a valuable one in that it renders an educated man's account of late 18th Century America, and includes his recording of visits with important US citizens of the day, e.g., Washingon & Jefferson, as well as the many pages on his perception of the Native American Indians encountered while touring. Binding - Nr Fine (spine a bit sunned). Text - VG (modest bit of foxing/usual light tanning to some paper). Ex-lib, with the occasional internal stamp. Overall, a quite handsome volume with wide, ample margins to the text. Modern brown qtr-calf with marbled boards & gilt decorated spine. Maroon leather spine label. Marbled edges. New eps. 4to: A4 a - b4 B - 3O4. 28 cm x 22 cm. 1st edition (Howes W-235; Sabin 102541). Very early issue, without the erratum & with the 'Patowmac' plate still facing p. 52. xxiv, 464, [8] pp. 8 pg catalogue at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Summary History of New-England, from the First Settlement At Plymouth, to the Acceptance of the Federal Constitution : Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War / by Hannah Adams

      Dedham [Mass. ] : Printed For The Author, By H. Mann And J. H. Adams 1799 - Description: 513, [3] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo) . Includes bibliographical references. References: Evans 35075. Subjects: New England--History. Notes: Signatures: [A]4 B-U4 W4 X-2U4 2W4 2X-3Q4 3R . "A list of subscribers": p. [2-3] at end. Uninked, impressed institutional mark to the title. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 513 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A. C. Gaspari. Neuer methodischer Schul Atlas entworfen von F[ranz] L[udwig] Güssefeld . Erster Cursus. Mit 15 Karten im Format 21 cm x 26 cm.

      Weimar, Comptoirs, 1799. - x. Auflage. 21 x 26 cm. 15 Karten und 4 Blatt. 2000 g. Original Halbledereinband / Half leather. 3 echte Bünde. Lederecken. No jacket. Noch gutes Exemplar mit den üblichen kleiner Mängeln. Innen vereinzelt fingerfleckig oder braunfleckig. Innengelenke gebrochen. Einzelne Seiten teilweise mit Randeinrissen. Karten aber gut. Vereinzelt Eintragungen von alter Hand. Einband an Sich berieben, Ecken besossen und aufgequollen, Rücken Leder teilweise gelöst. Auf Wusch senden wir Ihnen gerne einige Scans zu. GF. (MGT). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Speech of the Right Hon. William Pitt, in the British House of Commons, on Thursday, January 31, 1799

      Dublin: Printed by George Grierson. 1799. First. First edition. Octavo. 53pp. Rebound in brown cloth, gilt spine. Light scattered foxing, about near fine. Pitt&#39;s influential speech arguing for the (successful) Union of Great Britain and Ireland. Scarce. OCLC locates three copies. ESTC T58113. .

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        L'An Deux Mille Quatre Cent Quarante. Rêve d'il en fût jamais; suivi de L'Homme de Fer, Songe. Nouvelle édition imprimée sous les yeux de l'Auteur. Avec figures.

      Chez Brosson et Carteret - Dugour et Durand, An VII (1799)., A Paris, - 3 voll. in-8° (200x122mm), pp. (4), XL, 356; (4) 346; (4), 349; legatura coeva m. pelle e angoli con titolo e tomaison in oro entro doppio tassello bicromo ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. Un ritratto di Mercier all'antiporta del primo vol. e 3 tavv. f.t., una per volume, disegnate da Bovinet e da Tardieu l'ainé. Normali fioriture. Bell'esemplare. Ristampa di questo singolarissimo romanzo utopistico, che fa per certi versi da "pendant al "Tableau de Paris" dello stesso Mercier (Parigi, 1740-ivi, 1814). L'opera aveva visto la luce nel 1771, in forma anonima, venendo subito interdetta dalle autorità, e ricevendo ampia diffusione clandestina in tutta Europa per il suo spirito antimilitaristico e anticlericale. La futurifica narrazione di Mercier, che detiene anche il valore di vago presentimento della Rivoluzione Francese, è uno dei primi romanzi ascrivibili latamente alla fantascienza e presenta una Parigi ipotetica dell'anno 2440, permeata dal liberalismo economico e politico, ispirata ad una società basata sul razionalismo illuministico e sulle teorie di Rousseau. Cfr. Cioranescu, 44468. Barbier, I, 161d. Bloch, 92. Hevesi, 846. Versins, 582. Wilkie, 1786. Ruyer, 205. INED, 3136. Dorbon-Ainé, 3044. Sansoni, Cat. Curiosa, nn. 205 e 207. Palgrave, II, 735. Graesse, I, 109. Passigli, III, 1092-1093. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epitome of the ancient history of Persia. Extracted and translated from the Jehan Ara, a Persian manuscript.

      Londres, Cooper et Wilson, pour Cadell et Davies 1799 - in-8, [4]-XXXVI-92 pp., texte farsi et traduction anglaise en regard, une collette d'errata "in fine", avec une vue dépliante en frontispice et une carte dépliante, demi-cartonnage d'attente, dos à faux-nerfs, étiquette de titre (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. Première traduction dans une langue occidentale d'une partie de la chronique intitulée Tarikh-e Jahân Ârâ, due à l'écrivain séfévide Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ghaffari (1495-1567). L'orientaliste irlandais William Ouseley (1769-1842) vit s'éveiller son intérêt sur la Perse à Paris où il avait émigré dès 1787, mais c'est à Leyde qu'il étudia réellement la langue, avant de voyager en Iran de 1810 à 1813 comme secrétaire de son frère Gore Ouseley (1770-1844), nommé ambassadeur de Grande-Bretagne auprès du Shah Qadjar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DRILL AND THE METHOD OF PERFORMING THE EIGHTEEN MANOEUVRES AS ORDERS FOR HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES.

      T. Egerton, London 1799 - A Very Good+ hardback First Edition First Printing bound in original cream paper spine and blue paper covered boards. With engraved title page and 31 engraved plates depicting different maneuvers, including Battalion in Close Order, Echellon Movements, Music and Drums, etc. Chips and scuffs spine. Mild soil and scuffs covers. Internally clean with pages untrimmed. 8vo. xxviii, 207 pp. + errata. This drill manual was written for the Volunteers Corps and more specifically for the gentlemen of the Guildhall Volunteer Association. The author was Brevet Captain and Paymaster in the West London Militia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE DANS LES PARTIES SUD DE L&#39;AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE; SAVOIR : LES CAROLINES SEPTENTRIONALE ET MÉRIDIONALE, LA GÉORGIE, LES FLORIDES ORIENTALE ET OCCIDENTALE, LE PAYS DES CHEROKÉES, LE VASTE TERRITOIRE DES MUSCOGULGES OU DE LA CONFÉDÉRATION CREEK, Le Pays Des Chactaws; Contenant Des Détails Sur Le Sol Et Les Productions Naturelles De Ces Contrées, Et Des Observations Sur Les Moeurs Des Sauvages Qui Les Habitent. (Tome Premier)

      Paris: Chez Carteret Et Brosson; Dugour Et Durand. Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by 40%. . Sale price ends soon!***. 1799. First French Edition. Hardcover. This is the First French Edition of "TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH & SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, EAST & WEST FLORIDA, THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY, THE EXTENSIVE TERRITORIES OF THE MUSCOGULGES, OR CREEK CONFEDERACY, AND THE COUNTRY OF THE CHACTAWS, Volume I". Blue marbled cover has considerable wear. Front board partially detached. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Complete with frontispiece and 2 folding plates and errata bound in at rear. Antiquated handwritten paragraph in the bottom margin on page 31. There is also a damp stain in the gutter at the bottom of some pages but doesn&#39;t extend into the text. Pages otherwise clean, largely free of toning and foxing, and the paper still supple. ; 457 pages .

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        Travels in the interior districts of Africa: Performed under the direction and patronage of the African Association, in the years 1795, 1796 and 1797. With an appendix, containing geographical illustrations of Africa.,

      London, Selbstverlag, 1799 - XXVIII (Vorwort, Inhalt, Subskribenten), 372, XCII S. (Appendix), 1 Bl. Mit gest. Portr., 3 (2 mehrf. gefalt.) gest. Karten, 5 (2 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln u. 2 Bl. gest. Noten. Lowndes VII, 1775. DNB XV, 218f. - Privatdruck für den Autor, sehr selten. Mungo Park ist neben James Bruce der bedeutendste englische Afrikaforscher. Auf dieser Reise erforschte er den Lauf des Niger, er setzte sie 1805 fort und drang bis über Timbuktu hinaus vor. - Durchgeh. gebräunt, tls. wasserrandig u. stockfl. Tit. mit unterl. Eckabriss. Die 2 mehrf. gefalt. Karten mit unterl. Falzeinrissen (Karte v. Nordafrika mit rep. Randausrissen). Die S. 367-372 u. I-XIX (Appendix) mit unterl. Randläs. (ohne Textverlust). 1 Bl. "Postscript" u. 2 Bl. Musiknoten am Ende eingebunden. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, HLederband des 19. Jahrhunderts mit goldgepr. RTitel und RFileten, Schnitt marmoriert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Works of Machiavelli) Oeuvres De Machiavel.

      Paris. Chez Potey. 1799. - A new translation by Guiraudet. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait and two fold-out plates. Nine Volumes Complete. 8vo. Sumptuously bound in period full gilt tooled tree calf. Gilt tooled fleural borders to front and rear covers. Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled motifs. Red morocco gilt titled labels. Marbled edges and endsheets. Napoleonic issue. Several hinges present minor very short starts (all covers firmly attatched). Moderate chipping to the majority of head pieces. Spines a bit rubbed. Small chip to one title label. A Very Good to Near Fine, crisp set, handsomely bound.Featured History. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        OPERE di. Cittadino e Segretario Fiorentino.

      n.d.,, S.l. 1799 - 8 voll. in-8 gr., pp. CLXXXIV, 276; 452; 325; 385; 364; 369; 419; 323, bella leg. unif. m. pelle coeva con angoli, tass. e tit. oro ai d. con nervi e picc. fregi oro, piatti in carta marmorizz. In antip. al primo vol. bel ritr. del Machiavelli inc. in rame da Lapi dal dipinto del Bronzino. Con una tab. rip. con il raffronto di alcuni passi dell&#146;opera con altre edizioni. Rara ediz. ampliata rispetto a quella precedente del Cambiagi del 1782. Bell&#146;esempl. [254]

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        HISTOIRE DE CATHERINE II, Impératrice de Russie.

      F. Buisson, Paris 1799 - 3 vols. 8º. 2h, VIIp, 444p, 6 láms. grabs. al cobre = 2h, 412p, 4 láms. grabs. al cobre y 1 plano despl. iluminado = 2h, 466p, 4 láms.grabs. al cobre y mapa despl. Leve óx. Enc. plena piel, ruedas doradas en planos. 1799-1800

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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