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        Stipple engraving of St. Caecilia, the patron saint of music. bBy Thomas Watson (1743-1781) after Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792)

      Anthy. Milteno, London 1794 - St. Caecilia is seated at an organ with an open music book above the keyboard; two cherubs sing from a music book to her right. The model for the painting was the singer/actress Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan née Elizabeth Ann Linley (1754-1792), daughter of the composer and conductor Thomas Linley (1733-1795). 370 x 280 mm. Printed on wove paper.Some wear; minor chips, tears, and soiling to edges with remnants of former mount to upper right edge; some creasing; old paper repairs to verso; trimmed to just within plate impression.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        The Royal Repository Polite Pocket Diary.Antigua agenda

      J. Evance, London 1794 - Containing an Almanack, The Sovereigns of Europe. Peers of great Britain & Ireland. Members of the British Senate, State, Naval & Military officers. Baronets of England. Embellished with a beautiful frontispiece & other elegant engravings. Encuadernación cosida y con estuche decorado de edición, cantos tintados dorados. 84 pags. 7,5 x 12 cm. Con frontispicio de Petersham Lodge. Muy ilustrado con un grabado capitular en cada mes. Muy raro en comercio. Ejemplar con signos de tiempo, firma y anotaciones de anterior propietario, ver fotos. Los pagos por Paypal tienen un cargo adicional del 5%. Si usted es de Barcelona puede pasar a recoger sus artículos en mano cada domingo en el Mercado de Sant Antoni. Para servicios de 24h disponemos del servicio de MRW, consultar tarifas según tamaño, peso y destino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. VOLUME LXIV FOR THE YEAR M.DCCXCIV, Part II.

      London, Printed by John Nichols, and sold by Eliz. Newbery, 1794. PART 2 ONLY, 1794. 8vo, approximately 210 x 125 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, half year of 6 issues, July 1794- December 1794, plus Supplement, bound together, each month with its own title page with a woodcut of St. John's Gate, 21 plates as called for, 7 with more than 1 image, mostly views of buildings and architectural detail relating to England, plus 1 plate of a reconstructed nose to accompany a letter to the editor describing a surgical procedure developed in India apparently in use for some time (page 891), another of the French Telegraphe, a striking portrait of St. William King of Scots, pages: (2), 585-1212, (16) - indexes, bound in modern half calf over worn marbled sides, gilt rules and lettering to spine, original endpapers. Armorial bookplate of John Duke of Bedford on front pastedown, large pale damp stain on blank endpapers, title page slightly trimmed at fore-edge, no loss of printed area, damp stain repeated much smaller and fainter on some plates, hardly noticeable, occasional light browning to text, an occasional pale fox spot. A very good copy of a very early printed mention in Europe of plastic surgery: "The first report published in Europe on the so-called Indian or Hindu method of rhinoplasty using a forehead flap, accompanied by an engraving of the patient, Cowasjee, with a restored nose and showing the stages of the operation." Garrison & Morton 5735.1. The claim that this was the first mention in Europe is challenged in this volume by another correspondent on page 1093. Edward Cave (1691 - 1754) launched The Gentleman's Magazine in 1731 creating the first general-interest "magazine" in the modern sense. It became the most influential and most imitated periodical of its time. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Robert Morris Promissory Note, Used As Evidence In His Bankruptcy Trial

      1794 - Autograph Document Signed, December 12, 1794. 1 p., 7 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. Financier of the Revolution forced into bankruptcy court: "Sixty days after date, I promise to pay unto Mr. Mathias Kurlin Junr or Order Thirteen Hundred & forty six Dolls & Sixty Seven Cents for value recd." On the document's verso is a note reading "Exhibited to us under the commission against Robert Morris, Philadelphia, 15th October 1801."Signed by John Hollowell and Thomas Cumpston, commissioners appointed to oversee the bankruptcy proceedings after Morris had languished in debtor's prison for three years.Historical BackgroundRobert Morris (1734-1806), signer of the Declaration of Independence, merchant and land speculator, is best known for his role as financier for the Continental Congress. With the national government virtually bankrupt, Morris risked his own personal fortune by purchasing supplies for the army, pressuring the states for cash contributions and securing a major French loan to finance the Bank of North America. He spent his remaining years in various public positions, including senator of Pennsylvania. Morris speculated extensively in Western land after the war, forming the North American Land Co. with James Greenleaf and Jonathan Nicholson. Soon after, however, the land market collapsed and Morris was ruined. The final blow came in 1798, when a minor creditor's claim sent him to the Philadelphia debtor's prison. It has often been said that while George Washington was president, he felt he could not pardon his long-time friend, but visited Morris in debtor's prison as a show of support. That story is only half true. Morris didn't enter debtor's prison until 1798, two years after Washington's presidency, so Washington couldn't have pardoned him, but he did visit Morris in prison, where the latter remained for three years until his wife was able to bail him out.*This item is also being offered in part II of The Alexander Hamilton Collection

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        LE ANTICHITA' DI ERCOLANO. Pitture: tomo primo, tomo secondo e tomo terzo. Bronzi: tomo primo e tomo secondo.

      In Roma, 1789 - 1794 senza indicazioni di tipografo nŽ di editore. - Cinque voll. in 4¡ picc. (cm. 27,3) cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 48 n.n. + 48 tavv. f.t.; cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 48 n.n. + 48 tavv. f.t.; cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 60 n.n. + 60 tavv. f.t. + cc. 4 n.n. (indice); cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 48 n.n. + 48 tavv. f.t. + cc. 2 n.n. (indice); cc. 2 n.n. + cc. 54 n.n. + 54 tavv. f.t. + cc. 2 n.n. (indice). Ben rilegati in mezza pelle avana e punte coeva, titolo in oro su doppio tassello ai dorsi. Fresco, nitido e molto ben conservato esemplare su carta greve, con rare lievi arrossature a poche carte. Iconografia assai esaustiva di quanto recuperato nelle dissepolte antiche cittˆ di Ercolano, Resina, Stabia e Pompei a partire dalla prima metˆ del settecento. Ciascuna tavola, incisa all'acqua forte,  preceduta da una carta, impressa solo al recto, recante la descrizione del soggetto illustrato ed in molti casi anche la data esatta ed il luogo del suo ritrovamento. Il nome dell'autore non compare ai frontespizi, ma solo nell'Avviso in testa al primo vol. Nel 1807 fu pubblicato, per lo stesso Piroli, un sesto volume concernente i Candelabri e le Lucerne a completamento dell'opera. Rara edizione; manca allo Choix di Olschki, al Cicognara, A Graesse e Brunet che la citano soltanto in nota. Furchheim, Bibliografia di Pompei, Ercolano e Stabia, pag.70. Solo nove esemplari nelle biblioteche italiane, per altro alcuni non completi di tutte le carte (IT\ICCU\LO1E\012999). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SUPPLEMENT TO THE DAILY ADVERTISER, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1794

      [New York: Francis Childs], 1794. Large folio broadside, 19" x 26". Old folds, light wear, Very Good.The broadside prints "An Account of Cash Paid Out by Order of Common Council, from the Tax Granted the Seventh Day of December, 1792, for the Maintenance of the Poor and other Contingent Expences [sic] of the City and County of New York, and from the Excise Collected in the same." Ten horizontal columns contain dollar totals for a variety of expenses, arranged chronologically in a large vertical column from May 17, 1793, through May 9, 1794. The expenses include Improvements at the Battery, Repairing Grate in Wall-Street, Repairs to Public Pumps, Lighting and Cleaning Lamps, funds for the Poor House, Salary for the "Public Whipper," and about a hundred other, similar matters. Richard Varick, the Mayor of New York, and five aldermen [Nicholas Bayard and others] make the required Certification, with their names printed and dated October 6, 1794. Not in Evans, NAIP, Bristol, Shipton & Mooney, which record a handful of other, similar Supplements. Not located on OCLC or the NYPL, NYHS, or AAS online catalogues as of September 2017.

      [Bookseller: David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books ]
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        Elements of Mineralogy. Vol. I. Earths and Stones. Vol. II. Salts, Inflammables, and Metallic Substances

      London: J. Nichols for P. Emsley 1794-96. - Second edition, "with Considerable Improvements and Additions". Two volumes. 8vo. xxxii, 510; xvi, 529, (1) pp, volume II bound without the errata leaf. Contemporary full speckled calf, spines with gilt rules, gilt lettered red labels. 6 folding tables to the rear of volume I plus 2 more to the rear of volume II. Neat repairs to the spine ends and joints, a very good set. The author wrote widely across different scientific disciplines, though this is considered his most important work. It first appeared in 1784 as a single volume, with this revised and considerably expanded edition appearing ten years later.

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        Le maire de Nancy met en garde contre les purges de la réaction thermidorienne.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 5 pages ½ In-folio 13/12/1794 Datée du 23 frimaire an 3. bon Très intéressante lettre du maire démissionnaire de Nancy, Joseph Wulliez, ardent jacobin, au conventionnel Louis Benoit Genevois, envoyé en mission dans le département de la Meurthe (depuis le 17 nov.) afin d'entreprendre une campagne contre les "terroristes". Il se montra un élément efficace de la réaction thermidorienne et donna un "Compte rendu [.] de l'emploi des sommes dépensées pendant sa mission dans les dép. de la Meurthe et de la Moselle". Dans cette longue lettre écrite au moment où il quitte ses fonctions, le maire de Nancy, Joseph Wulliez, qui ne fut en poste que du 8 octobre au 14 décembre 1794, dresse un tableau de la situation et lui prodigue des conseils plus ou moins directifs, redoutant sans doute pour lui-même de terribles accusations. "Tu viens ici, citoyen Représentant, avec l'intention louable de rétablir le calme et la tranquillité dans la cité et de l'assurer sur des bases solides et durables. Tous les citoyens ont les yeux ouverts sur toi ; ils se reposent sur la justice et ton impartialité. Ils se promettent un heureux succès du résultat de tes opérations. Un de tes premiers soins, sans doute, sera d'examiner la composition des autorités constituées. Sous le Régime Démocratique, il faut non seulement que les fonctionnaires publics soient purs et sans reproche, mais il est nécessaire encore qu'ils soient connus, qu'ils soient aimés et estimés de leurs concitoyens [.]. Mais avant tout, il faut que tu saches s'il y a des coupables parmi les fonctionnaires publics actuels ; s'il n'y en a pas ; si toutes les dénonciations faites contre eux, ne sont que des calomnies imaginées pour les perdre ; alors, citoyen, tu gémiras sur la vileté et la corruption des hommes ; la lumière commencera à briller à tes yeux et tu ne tarderas pas à te convaincre que ta mission n'a été provoquée que par la réaction de la malveillance, et que les ennemis du bien public, méconnaissant ton caractère, ne se réjouissent si fort de ton arrivée que parce qu'ils espèrent parvenir à te tromper et obtenir de toi des arrêtés qui favorisent leurs vues perfides [.]". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Colma. Ein Gesang Ossians, von Göthe mit Klavierbegleitung von J. R. Zumsteeg.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel (1794). - Titelblatt, 28 S., ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Deckel-Signaturschild und Stempeln ("ausgeschieden"), Seiten teils etwas braunfleckig und mit altem Wasserrand im Falzbereich, im Randbereich teils schwache Rückstände von radierten Bleistiftanmerkungen, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, selten, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 350 Qu.-Folio., sauber und fachmännisch neu eingebunden in Bibliotheks-Halb-Leinen mit marmorierten Deckeln,

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        Ferishta's History of Dekkan, from the first Muhammedan Conquests: with a continuation from other native writers, of the events in that part of India, to the reduction of its last monarchs by the emperor Aulumgeer Aurungzebe: also, the reigns of his suvccessors in the empire of Hindostan to the present day: and the History of Bengal, from the accession of Aliverdee Khan to the year 1780.

      Shrewsbury: Printed by J. & W. Eddowes for John Stockdale, London, 1794 - 2 volumes, quarto (278 x 217 mm). Late 19th century dark red half morocco for the bookseller William Brown (Edinburgh), gilt lettered and banded spines, marbled sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Bindings a little rubbed at the extremities, a couple of corners lightly bumped, scattered foxing and some paper toning but a good tall set. First edition of this translation of one of the most important histories of India, by the late 16th-century Persian historian Muhammad Qasim Hindu Shah, known as Ferishta. The British orientalist Jonathan Scott (1753-1829) had it published at his own expense in his native Shrewsbury. Scott served as an officer with the East India Company and saw action in the First Mahratta War when acting as Persian translator to Major William Popham. "Governor-General Warren Hastings appointed Scott his private Persian translator in 1783, responsible for communications with the native powers judged too diplomatically sensitive to be trusted to an Indian secretary. Hastings also valued Scott's historical investigations which took their cue from Robert Orme's thesis that the reign of Aurangzeb and of his successors was the key epoch of Mughal Indian history. Scott consulted the best native authorities, and amassed materials collected by his brother Captain Richard Scott, and by Lieutenant-Colonel Henri Polier, concluding that a fuller understanding of recent history might be gained from an insight into the history of the Deccan" (ODNB). From the library of the Lords Elphinstone, with their Carberry Tower Library label in both volumes; the most distinguished scion of that house was Mountstuart Elphinstone (1779-1859), administrator in India. Riddick p. 324. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        An Universal System of Natural History, including the Natural History of Man; The Orang-Outang; and whole tribe of Simia; all the known Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, and Amphibious Animals; insects, polypees, zoophytes, and animalculae....Vols I-III

      London: Printed for the Proprietor, and sold by Champante and Whitrow, 1794 An extremely scarce hand coloured set of the first 3 volumes in Ebenezer Sibley's major work on the natural world. 14 volumes were eventually published, running in date from 1794 to 1808, and Sibley's name is only mentioned on the decorative title page to Vol I, where the work is titled 'Magazine of Natural History'. Each volume is complete in itself, and the first 3 volumes cover Man, Apes and Quadrupeds, with a lengthy dissertation on the relationship between Man and 'brute animals'. All 3 volumes have contemporary boards with newer spines, which have title labels, gilt lining and blind stamped decoration. The boards have some scuffing and wear to edges and corners, but all the bindings are nicely clean and sound. All have new endpapers. Vol I: Man - frontispiece; decorative title page; letterpress title page; introduction - viii; text pp 1-450 plus index which looks to be missing the final page;19 hand coloured plates. There is a signature to the top of the title pages; a couple of paper tears; occasional marking eg at top margin of frontispiece and title pages, mark to foredge; some paper sections more toned than others; anatomical plates have some splotching; final index page with worm hole. Vol II: Simia; frontispiece; title page; text incl index 420pp with plate list; 19 hand coloured plates. Generally very clean with occasional toning/marking, frontispiece has had repair at some point. Vol III: quadrupeds; title page; frontispiece; text with index 608pp; 16 hand-coloured plates. Very clean, usual toning in places. Vol II is the only one with a plate list and it is complete. The other 2 volumes do not have plate lists. The hand colouring is vibrant with deep colours and the images of the simia in particular are fascinating for the facial features that they have been given. A very rare work. Please ask for additional images if you would like to further assess condition.

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        Disertación crítico-teológica en la que en obsequio de ambas magestades se promueven los debidos cultos del Sagrado corazón de Jesús, se refuta el imaginario probabilismo, se combate el execrable regicidio, se ilustra a seducidos, y corrige a seductores, propagadores de falsas doctrinas. Por el licenciado Agustín Antonio Farfán. Dada a luz por el doctor Manuel Custodio, ex-catedratico de prima de Teología de la Real Universidad de Sevilla

      Ejemplar manuscrito 1794 - Tamaño 16 x 21,5 cm. 370 pp. Ejemplar manuscrito (con caligrafía nítida y clara) de la obra publicada originalmente por Benito Daza, en Écija, en 1794. Al año siguiente de su publicación fue retirada y prohibida por Real orden del Consejo publicada el 10 de febrero, mandando recoger los ejemplares existentes en circulación. Según la "Bibliografía de autores españoles del siglo XVIII", de Francisco Aguilar Piñal, en su volumen II, actualmente existe un ejemplar en el Archivo Histórico Nacional (Leg. 5565) y otro en la Facultad de Teología de la Cartuja de Granada, Fondo Saavedra, (Leg. 4). Encuadernación pergamino época con rotulación en lomo. Mínima falta de material en el plano de cubierta. Papel en perfectas condiciones, sin marcas de impurezas ni óxidos. Muy buen estado de conservación. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Luna de Os Navás]
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        6 Blatt Kupferstich-Karten.

      - Kupferstiche von O. Dewarat, hrsg. von J. L. C. Rheinwald bei D. Artaria, Mannheim, gestochen von B. F. Leizelt, Augsburg, 1794-1799, je etwa 60x80 cm, oberhalb des Kartenbildes Titel. Jeweils in 18 Segmenten auf Leinwand aufgezogen und in zeitgenössischem Pappschuber mit handschriftlichem Titelschild (HRS 90-95). *Mit dieser monumentalen Karte wird zum ersten Mal eine pfälzische Landeskartographie von der Pfalz aus betrieben - mit durchaus beeindruckendem Ergebnis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Chr. Junker n. Jos. Karl Kindermann b. Miller in Graz, "Die Provinz Inner-Oesterreich oder die Herzogthümer Steyermark, Kaernten und Krain, die Grafschaften Goerz und Gradisca und das deutsch-oesterreichische Litorale".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, 1794, 49,5 x 58 Austria Picta 32.2, Atlantes Austriaci Mil/Kind A/1, Dörflinger, Österreichische Karten des 18. Jahrhunderts, 110ff "ein Regionalkartenwerk von europäischem Rang". Übersichtskarte mit der Steiermark, Kärnten, Krain und Görz sowie dem Triester Gebiet. Zwischen 1789 und 1797 erschienen in Graz 12 Karten die häufig als "Atlas von Innerösterreich" bezeichnet werden. "Welches Ansehen und welchen Wert der Atlas von Innerösterreich besaß, zeigt sich auch darin, daß Napoleon bei seinem Aufenthalt in Graz 1797 Kindermann zu sich rufen ließ, um den Auto der Karten, die ihm bei seinem Vorstoß durch Krain und Kärnten durch die Steiermark so großen Nutzen gebracht hatten, kennenzulernen. Bei dieser Unterredung soll Bonaparte sehr erstaunt gewesen sein, "daß diese Karten nur die Frucht einer Privatunternehmung sey", also ohne staatlichen Auftrag oder wenigstens Förderung zustande gekommen seien." (Dörflinger, p. 114); breitrandig, etwas fleckig, eine Beschädigung alt hinterlegt, sonst von guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples and with permission dedicated to the R.H. Sir William Hamilton

      Roma, (Piroli 1794 - REHBERG Frederick. Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples and with permission dedicated to the R.H. Sir William Hamilton. Roma, (Piroli) 1794. In 4to; frontespizio e 12 tavole incise in rame ed inquadrate da fregio. Legatura ottocentesca adattata in mezza pelle, fregi in oro inquadrano i piatti. E’ questa raccolta un inno al fascino della moglie dell’Ambasciatore inglese. Lady Emma, il cui profilo orna il frontespizio, vi è raffigurata con abiti ispirati all’antichità classica in varie pose ed atteggiamenti tutti ricollegatisi alle scoperte archeologiche di Pompei ed Ercolano in quel tempo frequenti, auspice Sir William Hamilton. Rehberg viveva a Roma ed era al servizio di Sua Maestà il Re di Prussia. Questa suite ebbe un clamoroso successo dovuto anche alla notorietà della donna divenuta l’amante di Orazio Nelson. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elements of Mineralogy. Vol. I. Earths and Stones. Vol. II. Salts, Inflammables, and Metallic Substances

      London: J. Nichols for P. Emsley, 1794-96.. Second edition, "with Considerable Improvements and Additions". Two volumes. 8vo. xxxii, 510; xvi, 529, (1) pp, volume II bound without the errata leaf. Contemporary full speckled calf, spines with gilt rules, gilt lettered red labels. 6 folding tables to the rear of volume I plus 2 more to the rear of volume II. Neat repairs to the spine ends and joints, a very good set. The author wrote widely across different scientific disciplines, though this is considered his most important work. It first appeared in 1784 as a single volume, with this revised and considerably expanded edition appearing ten years later.

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        Pratica agraria distribuita in varj Dialoghi opera dell'Abate Giovanni Battarra professore di filosofia in rimino Tomo I - II edizione terza nuovamente corretta, ed accresciuta di varie aggiunte interessanti dall'Autore medesimo.

      Presso Giuseppe Archi, 1794 – 1798, In Faenza, - In 8° (22x15 cm); due tomi: (2), XVI, 168 pp. e una c. di tav. più volte ripiegata e 230, (2) pp. e 3 c. di tav. più volte ripiegate. Antica firma di appartenenza al frontespizio dove è presente anche un piccolo timbretto di appartenenza privata nobiliare. Belle legature editoriali in cartoncino molle. Belle le tavole fuori testo più volte ripiegate con riproduzioni di strumenti agricoli, sezioni geologiche di terreni ecc. ecc. Alcune pagine uniformemente e leggermente brunite a causa della qualità della carta, ininfluente come tale è anche un leggerissimo alone al margine alto bianco della seconda parte del secondo tomo. Nel complesso magnifico esemplare ancora in barbe ed in ottime condizioni di conservazione. Alcuni esemplari presentano le tavole, numerate da I a IV in numeri romani, tutte rilegate alla fine del secondo volume mentre in questo esemplare la prima tavola è nel primo volume e le altre tre nel secondo. Terza edizione non comune, preferita alle precedenti in quanto la più completa e corretta, della più celebre opera del grande naturalista e micologo originario di Coriano in provincia di Rimini, Giovanni Antonio Battara. Il volume contiene nozioni di agronomia, agricoltura, allevamento, viticoltura ma anche nozioni degli usi e costumi dei contadini romagnoli, nozioni di gastronomia, sulla coltivazione del riso ecc. ecc. Dall'indice del primo volume: Sulle qualità delle terre e ce concimi proporzionati. De' Semenzaj e dei Vivaj. Delle Siepi. Della Coltura dei Cannetti. Dei Canepaj. Della maniera di seminar il Lino. Della Coltura del Frumento. Della Coltura del Maiz o sia Fromentone. Della Coltura delle Fave. Della Coltura degli Orti rusticali. Della Coltura dei Risi. Del Piantamento degli Alberi. Del Taglio degli Alberi. Dei Fossi. Dall'indice del secondo volume : Del modo di coltivar le viti. Del dar il palo alla Vite, legarla, piegarla, propaginarla. Del rimanente della coltura della Vite. Della vendemmia. Della maniera di far vini generosi (pp. 180). Coltura dei prati. Innesti. Delle operazioni di agricoltura che devon farsi o gni mese. Cognizione e custodia delle bestie da lavoro e da frutto. Delle fraudi e maliziose costumanze dei contadini. Delle costumanze e superstizioni dei contadini romagnoli. Le pp. 172-222 contengono questi due ultimi argomenti. Nacque vicino a Rimini, alla Pedrolara di Coriano, da Domenico Battarra e Giovanna Francesca Fabbri.Entrò nel seminario di Rimini, più per le modeste condizioni della famiglia che per vocazione, dove fu ordinato sacerdote nel 1738. Studiò geometria, fisica e storia naturale seguendo le lezioni del medico, naturalista e archeologo Giovanni Bianchi. Nel 1741 ebbe la cattedra di filosofia nel seminario di Savignano sul Rubicone, dove restò ad insegnare per quattro anni. Incominciò ad interessarsi di scienze naturali, e in particolare di micologia, a cui si appassionò studiando le tavole a colori della "Sylva Fungorum" di Padre Bruno Tozzi, naturalista, ornitologo ed entomologo di cui divenne discepolo. Nel 1748 ebbe la cattedra di filosofia a Rimini, che occupò per sette anni. Nel 1755 pubblicò l'opera "Fungorum agri ariminensis historia", composta da 80 pagine e illustrata con 40 tavole in rame da lui stesso disegnate e incise, dove descrisse 248 specie di funghi. Nel 1757 gli fu assegnata una cattedra di filosofia dal Comune di Rimini e nel 1760 dal locale Seminario. Nel 1778 pubblicò la sua opera più importante, "Pratica agraria", in cui sostenne la necessità di un'agricoltura razionale. Nella stessa opera descrisse con dovizia di particolari le vane osservanze e superstizioni de' contadini romagnuoli (Dialogo XXX), che additò come esempio da non seguire. Per queste pagine, Battarra è riconosciuto come il pioniere della scienza folcloristica italiana. Battarra ha lasciato anche dei sonetti in lingua romagnola.Morì a Rimini l'8 novembre 1789.Il micologo svedese Fries riconobbe nell'opera micologica di Battarra oltre 150 specie e il micologo olandese Persoon gli

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        Opuscula quatuor antiquitates orientales illustrantia + Interpretatio inscriptionis cvficae in Marmorea Templi Patriarchalis S. Petri cathedra, qva S. Apostolvs Petrvs Antiochiae sedisse traditvr + Appendix ad inscriptionis cuficae Venetiis in Marmorea .

      Rostock, Ex Off. Libr. Stilleriana, - Latin with some Arabic text, Volume I: (4), 32 pp., published by Libraria Stilleriana, Rostochii, 1794 / Volume II: 16 pp., 1788 / Volume III: 42 pp. 1790 / Volume IV: 14 pp., 1789, 3 engraved plates, modern cloth backed boards, light foxing, paper browned, volumes 2, 3 & 4 published by Libraria Koppiana, Rostochii, 1788-1794. Oluf Gerhard Tychsen was a German Orientalist and Hebrew scholar. He is known today as one of the founding fathers of Islamic numismatics. He spent a year of missionary work towards the conversion of Jews, and then taught Hebrew in the newly founded University of Bützow. He held librarian and academic positions in Bützow. There he founded the Journal Bützower Nebenstunden, which comprised a broad variety of articles about the Old Testament and Oriental Culture, especially material culture, such as Islamic coins. From 1778 he taught at the University of Rostock. He worked in different fields of Oriental studies, Arabic, Syriac, and Hebrew. His Introduction into Islamic Numismatics, in 1794, was the first scientific handbook on this topic, based on twenty-seven years of research. He was a prolific author who published some forty volumes of scholarly studies during his academic career. Rare, not in NCC. Size: 4to. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A plan of a new invented patent-piano-forte

      : 1794 : London : Engraved advertisement, half-sheet, image 239 x 370mm; trimmed within platemark; leaf 250 x 400. Fleur-de-lys watermark. Blank margin clipped on left, old folds. : An advertisement for pianos made by Longman and Broderip incorporating William Southwell's inventions. This is the second state of the engraving submitted with Southwell's patent application. The patent incorporated two innovations: captive, wire operated dampers, and an extended range. This type of damper superseded all previous designs and is the ancestor of the modern grand dampers. The range of the standard square piano was extended by more than half an octave in the treble with 8 extra keys (f3-c4) without increasing the length of the instrument. These innovations were patented in 1794 when Southwell moved from Dublin to London and immediately taken up by Longman and Broderip. For this advertisemetn the patent application copper plate was reworked, replacing Southwell's name with Longman & Broderip and the lion and crown of England in place of the Irish harp in the triangular area behind the wrestplank (Michael Cole, The Pianoforte in the Classical Era, 1998, pp. 104-5). A later state of this engraving, used by the firm of Broderip and Wilkinson after 1798, is illustrated by Richard Burnett in The company of pianos (2004) on p. 70.

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        A Plan of a New Invented Patent-Piano-Forte. With Additional Keys &c. A New Royal Patent on additional Keys & Manufactur'd by Longman & Broderip No. 26, Cheapside & No. 13 Hay Market: London.

      1794 - engraved advertisement, half-sheet, fleur-de-lys watermark, slightly fraying top edge backed with conservation tape, also present at lower left corner behind small tear beside clipped right margin, three faint vertical fold marks, mounted, very good. An advertisement for the new pianofortes of Longman and Broderip, incorporating the inventions of William Southwell. Southwell moved from Dublin to London in 1794 and immediately submitted a patent application for two significant pianoforte innovations: a new wire-operated damper system and an extended range of over half an octave. James Longman and Francis Broderip were so impressed by the enhanced instrument which Southwell had brought over from Ireland, that, under exclusive contract, they offered to sell the improved instruments under their company name. The copper plate of Southwell's original patent was altered for the subsequent advertisement, Longman & Broderip replacing the inventor's name, and the lion and crown of England replacing the Irish harp in the triangular fretwork behind the instrument's wrestplank. Longman and Broderip were declared bankrupt in 1795, but Broadwood (without permission or fee) immediately employed Southwell's system for extending the keyboard's range and, a decade later, his form of damper, creating, in effect, the earliest form of the piano that we know today. (Michael Cole, The Pianoforte in the Classical Era, 1998, pp. 104–5)

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        The History, Civil and Commercial, The British Colonies in the West Indies

      John Stockdale 1794 - 1801 - 3 vols.; 2 large folding maps and numerous small maps through out. Moderate wear to extremities else very good condition. Previous owner's name. Moderate foxing throughout. A very nice set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        I] Das Neue Testament unsers HErrn und Heylandes JEsu Christi nach der Teutschen Uebersetzung Martin Luthers mit jeden Capitels Neuen Summarien auserlesenen Richtigen Schrift-Stellen (...). [II] Der heilige Psalter Davids, die von dem heiligen Geist eingegebene Sprüche Salomonis, und der Hauß- und Sitten-Lehrer Jesus Sirach, Mit jeden Capitels kurtzen Summarien und auserlesenen Parallelen. [III] Fürstlich Nassauisches Neues verbessertes Gesangbuch. Zur Beförderung der öffentlichen und häußlichen Erbauung.

      (2), 275, (3) (2), 124, (8) 512, (16), 24 Seiten. Jeweils zweispaltiger Frakturdruck. [I] mit Vignette (Jesus mit Kreuz, neben ihm Gral, an den Ecken Vogel, Stier, Löwe und Engel mit Schriftzug "den höret"). [III] mit Titelvignette in Holzschnitt (Engel, musizierend, mit Kreuz, Harfe und Notenbuch, darüber Tetragrammaton in strahlendem Dreieck). 8 (17,5 x 11 cm). Schwarzer Lederband der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit arabesk gravierten Silberschließen, goldgeprägtem Monogramm (*A*M*L*) auf Vorder- und Jahreszahl (*1794*) auf dem Hinterdeckel, nahe den Kapitalen und Ecken reich mit Girlanden punziertem Goldschnitt sowie schönen Brokatpapier-Vorsätzen (signiert). [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Vgl. Schüling 3094. - Der schöne, zeitgenössisch gebundene Band enthält die Übersetzung des Neuen Testaments und den Psalter, beide bei Brönner in Frakfurt, und das nassauische Gesangbuch von 1789 bei Winkler in Wetzlar. - Das fürstl. nassauische Gesangbuch enthält 575 nach Anlässen in mehrere Abteilungen geordnete Lieder. Die Auswahl soll "Liebhaber des vernünftigen Gottesdienstes" erreichen und vermeiden wie ältere Gesangbücher "voll matter spielender Gedanken und unbedeutender niedriger Ausdrücke" den "Leichtsinnigen (...) Anlaß zur Spötterey" zu geben. Dem Register schließt sich eine 'Sammlung einiger Gebete zur Unterhaltung der Andacht' an. - Leder an Kapitalen und Ecken schwach beschabt, mit oberflächlichem, halbkreisförmigem Abrieb auf dem Vorderdeckel (Flaschenrand?). Schließen durch Oxidation etwas fleckig, die obere Schließe mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Scharnierlager, dadurch etwas beschädigter Schließmechanismus (leicht restaurierbar). Schnitt etwas angestaubt. Seitenstege der ersten und letzten Blätter mit schmalem, doch leider färbendem Wasserrand außerhalb des Satzspiegels, dadurch auch Vorsatzpapier etwas angeschmutzt. Schriftzug mit Tinte auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz verso, sonst innen gut erhalten und sauber. - Insgesamt sehr gutes, wenngleich nicht ganz tadelloses Exemplar mit schönem, seltenem Augsburger Vorsatzpapier (kleine Ranken auf hellem, messingfarbenem Papier so nicht bei Haemmerle), signiert von Simon Haichele, Augsburg.

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        Voyages du professeur Pallas, dans plusieurs provinces de l'Empire de Russie, et dans l'Asie septentrionale ; traduits de l'allemand par le Cit. Gauthier de La Peyronie. Tome neuvième (planches). ATLAS

      A Paris, chez Maradan, libraire, rue du Cimetière André-des-Arcs, n° 9. An deuxième de la République, [1793/ 1794 - Atlas in-Folio relié plein veau de l'époque, la reliure est fatiguée avec des manques au dos mais l'intérieur est dans un état parfait. Traduit de l'Allemand par le Cit. Gauthier de la Peyronie. Nouvelle édition revue et enrichie de notes par les C C. Lamarck, Professeur de géologie au Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle ; Langlès, Sous-Garde des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Nationale, pour les langues Arabe, Persane, Tatane-Mantchoue, & Billecocq, Homme de lettres. Contenant la Carte générale de l'Empire de Russie, d'après la nouvelle division de cet Empire en quarante-deux gouvernemens ; dix Cartes Géographiques ; soixante-dix-sept planches de botanique ; douze autres représentant des fourneaux, moulins, monumens & ; onze d'idoles et costumes ; et onze d'animaux, d'Histoire naturelle, d'Hiéroglyphes, &c. Atlas bien complet des 108 planches dont douze dépliantes.1793 Pallas Travels Through Russian Empire RUSSIA Asia Geography Zoology Lamarck Peter Simon Pallas was an 18th-century German voyager zoologist. He is most-remembered for his voyages in Russia in which he wrote an extensive topographical history of Russia. This fascinating work covered a wide range of topics including geology, mineralogy, and zoology as well as dealing with native people covering their cultures, customs, and religions. This 1793 French edition is a new edition of the original work, revised by Lamarck and Langles. (Richarderie; Monglond). Pallas was sent by the Academy of St. Petersburg to observe the passage of the planet Venus in front of the Sun. He would spend six years traveling all through Russia and this narrative of Russia opened up the rest of the world to traveling in Russia, something that had not yet been published to that point. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A BIBLIA SAGRADA. Traduzida em portuguez segundo a Vulgata Latina

      - illustrada com prefações, notas e lições variantes, dedicada ao Principe Nosso Senhor por Antonio Pereira de Figueiredo Deputado da Real Meza da Commissão geral sobre o exame e censura dos livros. Edição Nova pelo texto latino que se lhe ajuntou e pelos muitos lugares que vão retocados na Tradução e Notas. LISBOA, MDCCXCIV [1794-1797, 1800, 1803, 1807, 1818 e 1819.] Na Officina de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira. Com licença da sobredita Real Meza, e Privilegio Vendese na Loge da Viuva Bertrand e Filhos, aos Martyres. 7 Volumes. In 4º de 28,3x22,2 cm. com xcviii, 610; 733, [i]; 738; 658; 569, [i]; 610 e 399, [i], xi,[i], xiv, xx, xiv, xiii, xvii, xiii págs. O 6º volume foi impresso Na Oficina da Viuva Neves e Filhos. O 7º volume na Oficina da Academia Real das Sciencias. Estes 2 volumes têm dimensões mais pequenas de 26,2x20,8 cm. Encadernações recentes com lombadas e cantos em pele, com nervos e ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Os 5 primeiros volumes não estão aparados e os 2 últimos têm os cortes das folhas pintados. Ilustrados com retrato gravado do Príncipe D. João desenhado e gravado por Frois no 1º volume e com folhas de rosto gravadas em chapas de aço por Frois e desenhadas por Silva em todos os volumes. As folhas finais do último volume contêm os índices dos capítulos dos sete volumes. Trata-se da 3ª edição da primeira tradução, para português, da Bíblia publicada em Portugal. É uma edição bilingue com o texto da vulgata latina em colunas na parte interior das páginas, ladeadas por colunas com a tradução em português e com numerosas notas em duas colunas por baixo das anteriores. A 1ª edição desta tradução data de 1772-1790, 2ª edição 1791-1805 em 17 volumes, 3ª edição em 1794-1819 (1ª Bilingue) a 4ª em 1803 [?]. Em 1821 foi publicada a 5ª edição, que é a 1ª publicada em Inglaterra. Posteriormente foi reeditada muitas vezes em Portugal, no Brasil e em Inglaterra, em separado ou juntamente com o Antigo Testamento. Tradução de boa qualidade que exerceu grande influência na Igreja portuguesa, na literatura e no ensino. António Pereira de Figueiredo (Mação 1727 – 1799) da Congregação do Oratorio de Lisboa, da qual saiu em 1769 para o estado de Presbítero secular. Foi deputado da Real Mesa Censória, Socio da Academia Real das Ciências de Lisboa, considerado um dos maiores latinistas da Europa no século passado, tornou-se célebre pelos seus escritos teológicos muitos deles em defesa da política do Marquês de Pombal. Hoje em dia é no entanto mais lembrado por ser o autor da segunda tradução da Bíblia em Português, que foi o texto mais usado desde o fim do Século XVIII ao início do Século XX. Inocêncio I, 229 Location/localizacao: M-2-C-5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeines Gesangbuch, auf Königlichen Allergnädigsten Befehl zum öffentlichen und häuslichen Gebrauche in den Gemeinen des Herzogthums Schleswig, des Herzogthums Holstein, Der Herrschaft Pinneberg, der Stadt Altona, und der Grafschaft Ranzau gewidmet und mit Königlichem Allerhöchsten Privilegio herausgegeben.

      Kiel, C.F. Mohr. 1794 - 8°. 12 nn. Bl., 510 S., 5 nn. Bl. Pergtbd.d. Zt. mit reicher Blindpräg., drei Rückenfelder u. Deckel stellenweise blau eingefärbt, Mittelfelder der Deckel mit Resten von montierten Kupfern, mit großer verzierter Silberschließe, Innenseite mit Monogramm und datiert 1795, reich gepunzter Goldschnitt, (Gelenke unterlegt, ber., etw. fl.). Angebunden: SCHMOLKEN, Benjamin.Der mit rechtschaffenem Herzen sich nahende Sünder, in auserlesenen Buß-, Beicht- und Communion-Andachten. Hamburg, J.M. Brauer, (1731). Holzschnittfront., 6 nn. Bl., 256 S. Die Collecten, Episteln und Evangelia. Altona, H.C. Gutacker, (ca. 1790). 72 S. Mit sehr schönen Brokatvorsatzpapier. - Ger. gebräunt, etw. fl.

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        Five Books Of Plotinus, Viz. On Felicity; On The Nature And Origin Of Evil; On Providence; On Nature, Contemplation, And The One; And On The Descent Of The Soul: Translated From The Greek. With An Introduction, Containing Additonal Information On These Important Subjects.

      London: Edward Jeffrey, 1794. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Lxvii, 288 Pp. Original Tree Calf, Re-Backed Long Ago With A New Red Morocco Spine Label, Gilt. Very Large Heraldic Bookplate Over An Earlier Postage-Stamp-Size Bookplate Which Left A Faint Offset On The Facing Page. Some Page Numbers And Brief Reader's Notes On Rear Pastedown, One Line In Ink, The Others In Pencil. Boards Quite Worn, Calf Frayed Through Almost Entirely Along Edges, Rebacking Entirely Intact And Secure.

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        LEABHAR NA H'URNUIGH CHOITCHIONN - THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER (GAELIC), AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND; TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID, POINTED AS THEY ARE TO SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES

      John Moir, EDINBURGH 1794 - 8vo in half-sheet (20.5 cm),(28), 470pp, (1) blank, 14pp. Full hand-dyed dark red morocco, elaborately gold-tooled to a traditional eighteenth century Scottish Wheel design. All gilt work to spine and boards in 23.5 carat English gold leaf. Inner dentelles, board edges and headcaps also gilt. All edges gilt. New comb-marbled endpapers, toned. Hand-sewn silk endbands. Housed in a quarter period calf clamshell box, ¿antiqued¿ by binder. This very binding is featured on the front cover of The Journal of the Society of Bookbinders' review of their International Bookbinding Competition, having won their international "Fine Cut" award for gold finishing. The binding also won the ABA Educational Trust's prize (1st) in the "Historic Binding" category. CONDITION: FINE/FINE. This 1st edition of the Scottish Gaelic Prayer Book has been superbly rebound in the style of an 18th Century Scottish "wheel binding" by Andrew Sims and is in fine condition. The 18th Century text is superb with some minor browning only to first and last few leaves. An exceptional modern-day homage to Scottish binding when at its height in terms of design and finishing, which elevates this copy of an 18th Century prayer book into a work of art. The considerable labour involved in producing such bindings has changed little in three centuries, this particular example requiring in excess of 800 individual impressions created by 45 different finishing tools. The Journal of the Society of Bookbinders' competition catalogue detailing all the winners of their latest competition) will be included with this book, along with the ABA's newsletter containing a more in-depth account of the binding's production. Please email for any additional information or images. *********************** Episcopal Scottish Gaelic Prayer Book. The (1662) Book of Common Prayer was first published in Scots Gaelic in 1794. A translation was not made until this late date partly to avoid controversy with the (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland, and partly because it was wrongly believed that the already-existing Irish Gaelic BCP would be acceptable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Superbe témoignage de Roberjot sur la réaction thermidorienne.

      - 6 lettres autographes signées 8 pp. 1/2 In-4 5 mai - 3 septembre 1794 Adresses et marques postales au dos. datées 16 floréal - 17 fructidor an 2. Rognures sur deux lettres, mouillures au pli central (restaurations). Magnifique témoignage sur la situation de la Convention après la chute de Robespierr e. En pleine terreur, Roberjot commente l'action de Reverchon à Lyon et les difficultés qu'il éprouve, observe et commente la lutte fratricide qui se déroule au sein de la Convention. « Soutien ton courage, la vérité triomphe toujours, et tu auras la double gloire d'avoir fait le bien et de l'avoir fait au milieu des difficultés et de la calomnie ». Il rend compte de son action auprès de Couthon et Lindet, l'assure du parfait soutien du Comité de Salut Public qui « hait l'intrigue et les fripons », rapporte les bruits qui courent à Paris sur l'état insurrectionnel qui règne à Lyon. Surtout, il rend compte des séances houleuses de la Convention et des règlements de comptes qui se préparent : tentative de coup de force des Jacobins, décret du 18 thermidor, libération de députés, intrigues au sein de l'assemblée qui lui rappellent « le temps des Brissotins », mise en accusation des anciens amis de Robespierre. « Barère a été rayé des Jacobins, on assure que Le Cointre de Versailles est disposé à demander l'arrestation et l'acte d'accusation de ce membre du comité de salut public. Il a annoncé à quelques représentants qu'il avait des faits positifs de conspiration [.] Barère était bien le coopérateur des triumvirs [.]. On prépare aussi contre Billaud-Varenne une sortie très forte, il se dispose à la difficulté. Collot n'est pas tranquille, on a de grands reproches à lui faire, on prépare aussi des faits qui doivent le perdre [.] ». Il a fait envoyer un commissaire en Saône-et-Loire « pour y rétablir la tranquillité », les événements se précipitent : victoires des armées de la République, projets de contre-révolution, explosion de Grenelle qui s'est produite la veille, situation politique très tendue, discrédit des Jacobins après la journée du 9-thermidor, suspicion au sein même de l'assemblée. « Je ne conçois plus rien, mon cher Reverchon, aux événements qui se passent ici, je suis au bout de mon latin [.]. La séance d'hier s'est passée en partie en invectives, en injures, en reproches, en qualifications infamantes, les mots de voleurs, d'intrigants, de scélérats, de contrerévolutionnaires se sont fait entendre [.], chaque passion attribue ces divisions à ses adversaires, le peuple est tranquille, mais son silence est un indice certain de désapprobation, l'aristocratie s'agite, les amis de Robespierre, les voleurs, les fripons, et malheureusement ils sont en trop grand nombre, excitent des mouvements, pervertissent l'opinion publique, jettent de la défiance sur la représentation nationale, il se trouve des groupes, on parle tout haut de royauté, on est las de l'oppression, on gémit sous la tyrannie de quelques individus [.]. Je t'ouvre mon opinion, tiens le secret [.], on ne sait plus sur qui compter [.] ». Conventionnel (Saône-et-Loire) et diplomate, assassiné lors du congrès de Rastadt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Des Herrn Abt Millot Universalhistorie alter, mittler und neuer Zeiten. 16 Bände. Mit Zusätzen und Berichtigungen von Wilhelm Ernst Christiani

      Franz Haas, Wien 1794 - 8°, OLdr. mit reichlich goldener Verzierung, roten Rückenschildchen, 5 unechten Bünden. 298 + XVI/306/XII + XVIII/384 + XVI/376 + XXIV/304 + XXIV/492 + XXIV/566 + XVI/399 + XVI/478 + XX/400 + XVI/391 + XXIV/452 + XVI/448 + XXIV/496 + XX/446 + 356 Seiten. Band 1 bis 15 mit je einem gestochenen Frontispiz von Weinrauch. Band 16 = Allgermeines Register. Kl. Märkchen jeweils innen oben und kl. Namensstempel am Schmutzblatt unten. Homogene und schöne Einbände. Hier mit dem Registerband. 0 S.

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        Dictionnaire de la constitution et du gouvernement français (---). Paris. Chez Guillaume Junior. l'An 3. 1794.

      - 1 volume in-8° relié pleine toile chagrinée prune, dos lisse, titre doré, 2 f. + X + 1 f. + 629 p. fissure au mors supérieur, quelques rousseurs sans gravité. Bel état. Peu courant. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dernières lettres du général Crussol d'Amboise avant son exécution le 8 thermidor an 2.

      - 2 lettres autographes signées 2 In-4 [7 thermidor an II (25 juillet 1794)] Adresses au dos avec cachets de cire armoriés. bon Le général Crussol d'Amboise fut guillotiné le 8 thermidor an 2, veille de la chute de Robespierre. Ces deux émouvantes lettres sont écrites à son fils, probablement la veille de son exécution ; ce sont ses dernières volontés. Sur l'adresse de l'une d'elle, il indique : "Cette lettre doit entre remise à mon fils après mon décès". "Mon cher fils, ne sachant point l'heure, où Dieu mapellera à lui, et ne voulant point mourir sant vous donner ma bénédiction, je vous donne avec toute l'étendue qui dépend de moy, et je prie dieu quil vous comble de ses grace, comme vous este un parfaitement honnête homme, vous penseré qu'il faut avoir un coeur entièrement soumis à la religion, je vous embrasse". Puis, une seconde, sans doute écrite peu après : "Mon fils je vous prie, et j'exige de vous que vous me fassiez enterré à cinq heure du matin, dans le cimetière auprès de ma soeur, sans aucune cérémonie, et avec la plus grande simplicité, et je vous prie aussi de me faire garder deux fois ving quatre heures". Il signe "Maboul de Crussol", réunissant ainsi les noms de sa mère [Anne Marthe Louise Maboule des Forts] et de son père [Jean-Emmanuel de Crussol marquis d'Ambroise]. La première lettre est reproduite dans l'ouvrage : Hommes et femmes remarquables d'Auvergne, du Bourbonnais et du Velay - Dictionnaire biographique et historique (p. 362). Député aux Etats généraux de 1789 (Noblesse, Poitiers) et général de division de la Révolution, il est exécuté le 8 thermidor an 2, veille de la chute de Robespierre ; son épouse avec subit le même sort quelques semaines plus tôt, le 10 mai 1794, avec Madame Elisabeth. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Key to Physic and the Occult Sciences. Opening to Mental View, The System and Order of the Interior and Exterior Heavens; The Analogy Betwixt Angles, and Spirits of Men. [bound with] Appendix to Culpeper's British Herbal

      Self Published, London - No date of publication, though circa 1794-1800. 395 pages, plus ten copper plates [with] 76 pages, plus 17 plates. Lacking plates opposite of page 311 and 312 (Formation of the Human Fetus, plate I and plate II) and opposite of page 344 (The Action of Quickening). Rebacked with leather spine covers and leather over corners, retaining early (original?) leather covers over boards. Raised spine band leather spine label. Original end leaves with book plate on front paste down. Leaves are darkened along edges and show scattered foxing, spots, and tide marks. A few leaves with some wear on edges and a couple of old repairs to tears in paper. Nicely repaired and now a solid and accessible copy. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historiarum libri qui supersunt omnes ex recensione Arn Drakenborchii

      London, M. Ritchie & J. Sammels, 1794, otto volumi in-4to legature coeve in piena pelle (alcune lievi spellature) con impressioni a secco ai piatti, fregi e titoli dorati ai dorsi, tagli marmorizzati, pp. XLVI-(2)-420 + 423 + 460 +451 + 442 + 430 + 487 + (circa 500 pagine, non numerate allÕottavo volume) con un ritratto inciso in antiporta del primo volume.

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        Anfangsgründe der Probierkunst, nach den neuesten Grundsätzen der Chemie bearbeitet von J. F. A. Göttling.

      Leipzig Heinsius 1794 - (20 x 11,5 cm). XXX, 662 (24) S. Mit 7 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Letzte deutsche Ausgabe. - Cramer (1710-1777) nahm "in Bezug auf die Scheidekunst und auf die hüttenmännischen Schmelzprocesse unter seinen Zeitgenossen die hervorragendste Stellung ein. Mit seinem (obigen) Werk. brach er neue Bahn in dieser Wissenschaft, indem er sie frei von allen alchymistischen Träumereien, lediglich auf die durch genaue Beobachtung und gründliche Versuche gewonnenen Erfahrungen aufbaute." (ADB). - Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag. Vorsätze etwas stockfleckig, sonst nahezu fleckenfrei. Einband stärker berieben und bestoßen. - Ferguson I, 335; diese Ausgabe nicht bei Darmstaedter Probirbüchlein und Hoover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Efterretninger om Weile Kiøbstæd samlede af Archiv og andre paalidelige Documenter.

      - Bibl. Dan. II, 708. Fridericia, 1794. VI,84 s., titelblad og forsats restaureret, blad A2 i vellykket fotografisk gengivelse, noget senere pænt halvlæderbind med rygtitelfelt, alt i alt et nydeligt eksemplar af denne sjældne bog.

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        Tabulae neurologicae ad illustrandum historiam anatomicam cardiacorum nervorum, noni nervorum cerebri, glossopharyngaei, et pharyngaei ex octavo cerebri.

      Turin Comini 1794 - (67,5 x 48 cm). (4) 44 S. Mit 14 Kupfertafeln von F. Anderloni nach A. Scarpa. Moderner Halblederband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - "Scarpa's anatomic masterpiece, the product of twenty years of research on the nerves. The seven life-size plates illustrate the human glossopharyngeal, vagus and hypoglossal nerves, which had never before been correctly shown. Scarpa was also the first to delineate correctly the nerves of the heart, and showed that the terminal ramifications of the cardiac nerves are directly connected to cardiac muscular fibers. Scarpa also showed that nerves are not always excited by a stimulus, which shed light on the inhibitory function of the cardiac nerves" (Norman). - "Scarpa gebührt durch die Schönheit und die vollendete technische Wiedergabe seiner Abbildungen von Sinnesorganen und Nerven ein besonderer Platz in der Geschichte der anatomischen Darstellung" (Wagner, Das Anatomenbildnis). Die künstlerischen und fein gestochenen Illustrationen in vorliegendem Band liegen in einer Doppelfolge (linear und plastisch) vor. - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, sonst breitrandig und wohlerhalten. - Garrison-Morton 1253; Norman 1897; Waller 8545 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Degli ulivi delle ulive, e della maniera di cavar l'olio o si riguardi di primo scopo la massima possibile perfezione, o si riguardi la massima possibile quantita del medesimo trattato di Giovanni Presta

      Nella Stamperia Reale, Napoli 1794 - in-4 (290x205 mm.), pp. VIII, 9-316. Con 4 tavole fuori testo più volte ripiegate incise da Niccolo Cesarano (che illustrano le varie specie di olive, i macchinari per la spremitura e l'estrazione dell'olio). Legatura in piena pergamena coeva, tassello con titoli oro al dorso. Tagli spruzzati di rosso. Ex libris manoscritto di Benito Lexalde. Rara prima edizione in esemplare molto bello a pieni margini dell'ultima e più completa opera del medico e agronomo gallipolino. Suddivisa in tre parti, tratta nella Prima Parte: dei «pregi» dell'ulivo e della sua storia, della «varietà» e «de varii modi di propagarlo»; e poi, via via, della «cultura», dei concimi, delle attenzioni che occorre prestare e delle malattie; nella Seconda Parte: delle «maniere» di ulivo presso gli antichi, delle sue «varie sorti» e qualità, dei modi di raccolta, ecc.; nella Terza Parte: «della maniera di cavar l'Olio o si riguardi la massima possibile perfezione, o si riguardi al massima possibile quantità del medesimo", "delle manifatture antiche e moderne". Bibliografia: Donno, Bibliografia Sistematica dell'olivo e dell'olio di oliva , p. 28. Re, Bibliografia georgica, pp. 135-136. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Select Views in Mysore, the Country of Tippoo Sultan; from Drawings Taken on the Spot by Mr. Home; with Historical Description.

      London / Bowyer 1794 - Folio. 48 S. Priv. HLn. Sprache: Englisch, Mit 3 gefalteten Plänen, 28 v. 29 Kupfertafeln nach Home (ohne doppelblattgroße kolorierte Kupferkarte). Einband vereinzelt fleckig; sonst sehr guter Zustand! 2200 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eugen Küpper]
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        MEMORIA SOBRE EL USO DEL TERMOMETRO EN LA NAVEGACION PRESENTADA A LA SOCIEDAD FILOSOFICA AMERICANA DE FILADELFIA PARA PROMOVER LOS CONOCIMIENTOS UTILES

      - Madrid, Joaquín Ibarra, 1794, 21,5x15,5 cm, piel, 6 h.+21 págs. + 1 mapa plegado de las costas de Europa y Estados Unidos. (Muy buen ejemplar)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        Reinhart, Johann Christian. - "In Villa Borghese".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, auf kräftigem weißem Velin, 1794. Von Johann Christian Reinhart. 25,0 x 35,7 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 28,1 x 38,0 cm (Platte) / 30,5 x 40 cm (Blatt). Feuchtmayr 69 II (von II). In der Platte links unten signiert und datiert: "JC Reinhart fe. Roma 1794." Mittig Titel. - Hinreichender Rand um die Platte. Leichte Lager- und Alterungsspuren. Verso leichte Montagespuren. Insgesamt gute Erhaltung. Johann Christian Reinhart (1761 Hof - 1847 Rom). Seltener auch Johann Christian Reinhardt genannt. Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Radierer. Studierte in Leipzig Theologie. Unterricht bei Friedrich Oeser. Ab 1783 Kontakte mit Klengel in Dresden. 1786-89 Aufenthalt in Meiningen. Seit 1789 in Rom. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Druckstücke aus dem XV. Jahrhunderte, welche sich in der Bibliothek des regulirten Chorstiftes Beuerberg befinden.

      Augsburg: Conrad Heinrich Stage, 1794. hardcover. Gut. Mit Titelvignette und 23 Tafeln in Holzschnitt, davon eine gefaltet, sowie einigen kleinen Textholzschnitten. 8vo. (ca. 19 x 11,5 cm). Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschr. Rückenschild, 8 (von 11) Bll. 384 S. Besterman, Early printed books, 2047. Bigmore/Wyman I, 353. Einzige Ausgabe. - Es fehlen die 2 Blätter mit der Widmung an Carl Theodor, Pfalzgraf bey Rhein, Herzog in Ober- und Niederbaiern, sowie ein leeres Blatt. - Der seltene Katalog der Inkunabelsammlung des Augustinerklosters Beuerberg, dessen Bibliothek 1803 im Zuge der Säkularisierung aufgelöst wurde. Er beschreibt und kommentiert 434 Wiegendrucke, mit einem Schwerpunkt bei der Typographie. Die erste Abteilung enthält 291 Drucke mit Jahresangabe in chronologischer Reihenfolge. In der zweiten Abt. finden sich 136 undatierte Werke nach Druckorten. Die dritte Abt. führt schließlich "Defecte Bücher" auf. Abgeschlossen wird der Band mit zwei Registern: 1. "Alphabetisch-typographische Uebersicht..." (nach Druckorten und Druckern). 2. Alphabetisches Verzeichniß..." (nach Verfassern und Titeln). - Der blaue Pappband am Rücken nachgedunkelt, mit Druckstelle auf dem Vorderdeckel (ca. 1,5 x 2,5 cm), ansonsten nur wenig berieben. Innen gut erhalten und sauber, nur vereinzelt blass braunfleckig. Titelblatt am unteren Rand mit ganz kleiner Tintenspur. Namenszug "Oelsner" von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatz.

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        Guia política, eclesiástica y militar del Virreynato del Perú. Para el año de 1794.

      [Lima]: Impresa en la Imprenta Real de los Niños Huérfanos, [1794]. 8vo (15 cm, 5.875"). [8], xii, [2], 306 pp.; 6 fold. plts., [1] fold. map. Unanúe (1755

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        Geschichte des siebenjährigen Krieges in Deutschland zwischen dem Könige von Preußen und der Kaiserin Königin mit ihren Alliirten vom General Lloyd. Aus dem Englischen auf neue übersetzt, mit verbesserten Planen und Anmerkungen, von G.F.v. Tempelhof.

      Berlin, Johann Friedrich Unger, 1794 - 1. Teil: 2 Bl, 302 S., 8 gefaltete Karten; 2. Teil: 3 Bl., 387 S., 3 gefaltete Karten; 4. Teil: 1 Bl., 332 S., 3 gefaltete Karten Erster Theil, welcher die Feldzüge von 1756 und 1757 enthält (1794 erschienen), Stempel vom Vorbesitzer auf Vorsatz, Zweiter Theil, welcher den Feldzug von 1758 enthält (1785 erschienen), Vierter Theil, welcher den Feldzug von 1760 enthält (1789 erschienen), Einbände durchweg berieben, bestossen, mit angeplatzten Ecken und Bezugsfehlstellen. Seiten altersbedingt gebräunt, insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar. , Preis inkl. MwSt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2302 24,5 x 20,5 cm Pappband, Titel auf Rücken. Erster, zweiter und vierter Theil von sechs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Key to Physic and the Occult Sciences. Opening to Mental View, The System and Order of the Interior and Exterior Heavens; The Analogy Betwixt Angles, and Spirits of Men... [bound with] Appendix to Culpeper's British Herbal

      London: Self Published No date of publication, though circa 1794-1800. 395 pages, plus ten copper plates [with] 76 pages, plus 17 plates. Lacking plates opposite of page 311 and 312 (Formation of the Human Fetus, plate I and plate II) and opposite of page 344 (The Action of Quickening). Rebacked with leather spine covers and leather over corners, retaining early (original?) leather covers over boards. Raised spine band leather spine label. Original end leaves with book plate on front paste down. Leaves are darkened along edges and show scattered foxing, spots, and tide marks. A few leaves with some wear on edges and a couple of old repairs to tears in paper. Nicely repaired and now a solid and accessible copy. . Full Leather. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

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        Die Templer Statutenbuch des Ordens der Tempelherren Erster Theil (alles erschienen)

      First Edition, 496 pages sider, Berlin, 1794, Bound in a newer very full black Calf with raised bands , no titel on spine. Bound by Academischen Druck u. Verlagsanstalt i Graz 1982, by Buchbindermeister Gutmann With a plate of Jacob von Molay Letzter Grossmeister der Tempelherren

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        Tabuale Anatomicae quas ad illustrandum humani corporis fabricam. Collegit et curavit Iustus Christianus Loder. (Atlas Band)

      - Weimar, Landes-Industrie Comptoir, (1794)-1803, Folio, 182 (plus 12 Doppeltafeln; 32 gefässcolor.) Kupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Rücken erneuert, Deckel frisch bezogen; etwas Fingerfleckig; sehr gutes Exemplar. ERSTE AUSGABE! Justus Christian von Loder's (1753-1832) Hauptwerk. Erstklassige Kupferstecher wie J.A. Roux, J.C. Bock, J.B. Hössel, F. Kaiser, J.F. Schrötter schufen die insgesamt 1431 Darstellungen auf den ca. 200 Kupfertafeln. Loders Ziel war es "für alle Fächer der menschlichen Anatomie, die damals besten Abbildungen in ein Werk zu vereinigen, sowie nach eigenen Präparaten diese zu ergänzen, von den 1431 Figuren sind 1122 Copieen und 309 nach Präparaten gefertigte Originalzeichnungen." Choulant widmet dem Loder'schen Sammelwerk 2 Seiten in seiner Geschichte der anatomischen Abbildungen. Dort finden sich auch Hinweise über die Künstler und die von Loder benutzten Vorlagen. Loder war Professor in Jena, Sachsen-Weimarscher Leibarzt und Geheimrat. Nach der Einnahme durch Napoleon ging er nach Königsberg, später nach St. Petersburg und Moskau. First Edition of this magnificent atlas, really a pictorial encyclopedia of all the best anatomical depictions up to the time of Loder. Many of the anatomical discoveries of the late 18th and early 19th century were collected. Loders object was the compilation in one work of all the best representations then known in the different branches of anatomy, supplemented by representations of original preparations. In many plates the vascular system is represented in color. Loder held professorship in Jena, Halle, and the University of Moscow. "Two text- and two plate volumes. Weimar: Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, (1794)-1803. Large folio. Text vol. I: [14], 51 [1]; [2], 22; 78; [2], 74, 21-42 pp., text vol. II: [4], 112, (2); pp.113-162; 64, [2], 24; 162; [48] pp. Plate vol. I: 96 engraved plates (I to XC, including 6 outline plates); plate vol. II: 97 engraved plates (XCI to CLXXXII, including 8 folding, 5 outline, and 30 hand colored). In total 193 partly colored engraved plates. Contemporary half leather; minimal spotting; fine copy! Unique edition dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. Remarkable encyclopedic compilation of the anatomical knowledge of the eighteenth century adding recent discoveries at the dawn of the nineteenth century which have been combined into an atlas containing 182 engraved plates, numbered from I to XIC and XIIC to CLXXXII. Some have the cardiovascular system finished in colors. The work was published in six deliveries over several years. Complete copies are very rares. Loder was Chair of Anatomy in Jena, Halle and at the University of Moscow. Wellcome IIIp. 535; Heirs of Hippocrates, 696; Choulant-Frank, p.151f; Wellcome III, p. 535 ; Goldschmid, p.81; Heirs of Hippocrates 696 (latin ed.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Encyklopädie der Kriegswissenschaften, das ist: Kriegskunst, Kriegsbaukunst, Artillerie, Minirkunst, Pontonier-, Feuerwerkerkunst und Taktik, ihrer Geschichte und Litteratur, in alphapetischer Ordnung. - Mit einer Vorrede vom Herrn Ingenieur-Major Müller in Göttingen. (Originalausgabe in 7 (von 8) Bänden + Band mit Kupferabbildungen 1794-1803))

      Gotha, Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1794-1803 (Erstausgabe) - 7 Textbände (von 8 Bänden) jeweils zwischen 356 bis 398 Seiten in goldgeprägten Original-Ledereinbänden ca. 15 × 22 cm (siehe Abbildung 5) + Atlasband mit 120 (teilweise gefalteten) Kupfertafeln (Figuren 1-1218) in geprägtem Original-Ledereinband ca. 29.5 × 21.5 cm (siehe Abbildung 5), alle Bände mit marmorierten Innendeckeln und Vorsätzen, Textbände jeweils mit Lesebändchen, Einbände jeweils geringfügig bestoßen und beschabt, wenige Seiten geringfügig fleckig/gebräunt, sonst nur geringfügige Gebrauchsspuren, es fehlt der Band 7 (Geg-Hyp), das Erscheinen dieser Ausgabe wurde mit dem Band 8 (letzter Artikel: - Kartusche -) und dem Atlasband mit 125 Kupfertafeln und 1218 Figuren eingestellt, die Querverweise zu den Figuren sind den verschiedenen Artikeln der Textbände zu entnehmen, insgesamt sehr schöne Exemplare dieser seltenen Ausgabe Grundwerk: Encyklopädie aller mathematischen Wissenschaften, ihre Geschichte und Literatur in alphabetischer Ordnung Abteilung 5 bis 8

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