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         Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia, ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the Seat of their Government after the Year 1800.

      1795 - London, 1795. 420 x 540mm. Binding folds flattened. An early copy of Andrew Ellicott's map of the planned Federal capital, engraved by John Russell after the map by John Reid published in Winterbotham's 'An Historical Geographical, Commercial and Philosophical View of the United States' in 1795. It shows the layout of the streets in both Washington and Georgetown, with 'The President's House', National Mall and Capitol.

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         MOROCCO BINDING - JURA: DISSERTATIO INAUGURALIS DE EO, QUOD CIRCA ACCESSIONEM IURIS NATURALIS EST: UNA CUM BREVI TENTAMINE CRITICES LEGUM ROMANARUM, QUAE DE IURE ACCESSIONIS STATUUNT, AD NORMAM LEGUM NATURALIUM

      Würzburg, Franz Ernst Nitribitt . 1795 - 8° (22 x 18 cm / 8.7 x 7 inches), [2], 66 pp. letterpress on blue paper, [5], hand printed endpapers in yellow and brown, diced red Morocco with gilt tooling (Very Good, minor scratches to the binding, title page with light impression of endpapers' pattern). An elaborate presentation copy of a law dissertation was printed on blue paper and bound in diced red Morocco with elaborate Rococo gilt tooling. - This is a unique presentation copy of a law dissertation by a German jurist Adam Heilmann, made at the Würzburg University in 1795, submitted under the supervision of the professor Johann Baptist Aloys Samhaber (1758-1814), later a rector of the university. This example was printed on thin blue paper and elaborately bound in diced red Morocco with elaborate Rococo gilt tooling. The endpapers were hand printed with yellow and brown pattern. We could only trace other five copies in institutions, printed on normal paper. References: Diethelm Klippel, Naturrecht Und Rechtsphilosophie Im 19. Jahrhundert, 2012, 2670.

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         Recueil de pièces.

      Paris, 1791-1795, - 47 pièces en un fort vol. in-8, pagination multiple, table manuscrite "in fine", demi-basane fauve mouchetée, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre cerise, tranches citron (reliure de l'époque). Un mors supérieur fendu, mais bon exemplaire. Recueil extrêmement complet, disposé plus ou moins selon un ordre chronologique, et donnant les principales pièces émanant de la Convention Nationale ou des principaux acteurs en son sein, après une première pièce de Robespierre qui n'appartient pas à ce cadre-là. On notera la présence de plusieurs documents concernant l'inclusion dans la République de territoires limitrophes (Savoie, Belgique) ou de nationaux non régnicoles (Britanniques, Polonais). On notera aussi la présence de la plupart des grands discours ou rapports des coryphées de la Montagne (Barère, Saint-Just, Robespierre), comme de quelques-uns des modérés qui dirigèrent la Convention thermidorienne. I. ROBESPIERRE (Maximilien) : Discours sur la liberté de la presse, prononcé à la Société des amis de la Constitution, le 11 mai 1791. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1791], 23 pp. Absent de Martin & Walter. - II. VARLET (Jean) : Projet d'un mandat spécial et impératif, aux mandataires du peuple à la Convention Nationale. Imprimé aux frais des sans-culotes. Paris, chez les directeurs de l'Imprimerie du Cercle social, l792, 22 pp. MW 33205. - III. Extrait du procès-verbal de la Convention Nationale, séance du 21 septembre 1792 (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 8 pp. - IV. Adresse de la Société des amis de la liberté et de l'égalité séante à Chambéry, à la Convention Nationale de la République française, le 12 octobre 1792 (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 3 pp. - V. LOUVET DE COUVRAY (Jean-Baptiste) : Accusation contre Maximilien Robespierre. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1792, 15 pp. MW 22030. - VI. Procès-verbaux de l'assemblée nationale des Allobroges. S.l.n.d. (1792], 78 pp. - VII. MORISSON (Charles-Louis-François-Gabriel) : Rapport du Comité de législation, concernant les émigrés allobroges (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 8 pp. MW 25294. - VIII. ROBERT (François) : Opinion sur la réunion de la Savoie à la France. [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 12 pp. MW 29489. - IX. Adresse des commissaires de la Convention Nationale, à l'armée de la République. Metz, Claude Lamort, s.d. [1792], 3 pp. - X. Adresse des Anglois, des Ecossois, et des Irlandois, résidans & domiciliés à Paris, à la Convention Nationale, et réponse du président ; suivies du discours prononcé à la barre de la Convention par les députés de la Société constitutionnelle de Londres, de l'adresse de cette société à la Convention, et de la réponse du président. Séance du 28 novembre 1792 (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 8 pp. - XI. BAYLE (Moïse) : Rapport et projet de décret présentés à la Convention Nationale, au nom des comités de législation et des finances réunis, sur le traitement à accorder aux juges, grefiier et commis-greffiers du tribunal d'appel de police correctionnelle de Paris (.). Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 6 pp. MW 2157. - XII. Adresse des députés du peuple belge à la Convention Nationale, avec la réponse du président. Du mardi 4 décembre 1792 (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 14 pp. - XIII. Adresse des citoyens amis de la liberté et de l'égalité de la ville de Mons, à la Convention Nationale, suivie de la réponse du président aux envoyés de cette société, et de son adresse au général Dumouriez (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 6 pp. - XIV. Adresse d'Albert le Sarmate (ci-devant Truski, nonce polonois) à la Convention Nationale, le dimanche 30 décembre 1792 (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 7 pp. MW 32983. - XV. Adresse de la section des Champs-Elysées, arrêtée dans l'assemblée générale, du 30 décembre, pour être présentée au Conseil général de la Commune (.). [Paris], Imprimerie Nationale, s.d. [1792], 3 pp. - XVI

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         The Birds of Great Britain, systematically arranged, accurately engraved, and painted from nature;

      1795 1795 - with descriptions, including the natural history of each bird: From Observations the Result of more than Twenty Years Application to the Subject, in the Field of Nature; in which the distinguishing Character of each Species is fully explained, and its Manner of Life truly described. The Figures engraved from the Subjects themselves by the Author. Les Oiseaux de la Grande Brétagne, rangés dans un ordre systématique. 8 vols. London: Johnson 1795-1801. Within all 335 handcoloured frontispieces. 4to. Bindings weakly marked of use and a little restored otherwise a well-preserved copy with wide margin bound in 4 contemporary full leatherbindings richly gilt on spines and boards and with inner ornamental border. * The second edition of a work which was first published 1789-94. In the present edition the text is printed both in English and French and comprises a brief description of the birds figured and a brief mention of their natural history, which is said to be composed chiefly from original observations by the author and his sons. Adult males were generally used as models for the figures, which vary somewhat in quality and are not very good. Most of the figures of the eggs were executed from specimens in the Duchess of Portland's collection. Complete with 335 plates, plate no. 15 was never published.Anker 306. Nissen 562. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Der Alte Ueberall und Nirgends Geistergeschichte Dritter und Vierter Theil

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, ohne Verlagsangabe, 1795 - Deer AlteE.H. Spieß, Dritter und Vierter Theil, hrsg. Frankfurt und Berlin, 1795, ohne Verlagsangabe, OPpbd, kl 8°, 320 S m. Frontispiz auf Titelbl. gebräunt, m ausgestrichenen Eintrag auf Vorsatz, berieben und bestossen sonst guter Zustand. seltene u. gesuchte Ausgabe von Geistergeschichten aus d. 18. Jhdt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 850 [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Saggio d'Architettura Civile Con Alcune Cognizioni Comuni A Tutte Le Belle Arti

      Modesto Fenzo, Venezia 1795 - 109 pages. 18 x 11 1/2 cm. The author, an architect and mathematician, dedicated this book to the sculptor, Antonio Canova, this critical review discusses early architectural works to 1800. CICOGNARA 689. Uncut, mostly unopened, unsophisticated copy, chipping with some loss to spine, binding firm, interior generally clean. Old, plain tan wrappers. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Entrance tokens for Gilbert Pidcock's menagerie, ca. 1795.

      circa 1795. Two bronze tokens, diameter 21cms. Pidcock's menagerie was at Exeter Exchange on the Strand in London. He exhibited exotic animals since 1793, including a kangaroo, elephant, rhinoceros and cockatoos. The tokens here on offer are one showing an elephant and on verso a cockatoo; the other showing an elephant and a two-headed cow. Gilbert Pidcock had worked in travelling shows since he was a young man, and in 1795 took sole ownership of the London-based menagerie which bore his name, situated in the Strand in a building called the Exeter Change. One of the grand sights of the metropolis, people flocked to see the exotic animals and birds on show, and he started at an ideal time for acquiring specimens from Australian and South-East Asia. One of Pidcock's regular visitors was the wood engraver and artist Thomas Bewick, who used the animals as models for the engravings he included in works like his famous General History of Quadrupeds.The rare bronze token advertising their acquisition of a crested cockatoo, given the rather limited detail of the present specimen, and the lack of explicit records of the birds kept by Pidcock, it is not possible to be precise about exactly what kind of cockatoo is depicted: having said that, it must be one of the birds endemic to Australia or Indonesia: the sulphur-, orange-, yellow- or otherwise crested cockatoos. In John White's Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales, to cite one obvious comparison, there is a "Crested Cockatoo" that was drawn by Sarah Stone.The two-headed heifer was a live exhibit and an advertisement referring to it appeared in the 29th January 1791 edition of the London Chronicle: "Now exhibiting at the Lyceum Strand. The surprising Heifer with two heads. This very remarkable creature has two Heads, Four Horns, Four Ears, Four Nostrils, through each of which it breathes, &c. This truly wonderful Curiosity is the only one of the kind in Europe; and what is more astonishing, it takes its Sustenance with both mouths at the same time, to the admiration of the Faculty, and the Beholders in general; and it also the received opinion of John Hunter, Esq., Professor of Anatomy, that it has two hearts. One of the Heads, together with the Horns, represents that of a bull, and the other a Cow. The height of the animal is thirteen hands, and each Horn measures twenty-five inches long. Admittance One Shilling. N.B.- Most money given for all sorts of foreign Beasts and Birds, if alive, by G. Pidcock." In very good condition.

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         Der Alte Ueberall und Nirgends Geistergeschichte Dritter und Vierter Theil

      Kl.-8, Hardcover/Pappeinband Deer AlteE.H. Spieß, Dritter und Vierter Theil, hrsg. Frankfurt und Berlin, 1795, ohne Verlagsangabe, OPpbd, kl 8, 320 S m. Frontispiz auf Titelbl. gebräunt, m ausgestrichenen Eintrag auf Vorsatz, berieben und bestossen sonst guter Zustand. seltene u. gesuchte Ausgabe von Geistergeschichten aus d. 18. Jhdt.

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         The Young Angler's pocket companion; or, a new and complete treatise on the art of angling, as may be practised with success in every river in England; ... the art of making artificial flies, etc. To which is now added, a new and most successful method of trolling and laying trimmers ... Together with the best method of Smelt fishing

      London: for R. Bassam, etc., 1795. First edition. Frontispiece & 2 plates. Pp. [i]-vi, [7]-108. 1 vols. 18mo in 6s (12 x 6 cm). Bound in nineteenth century brown pebbled morocco, some headlines trimmed, else fine copy. First edition. Frontispiece & 2 plates. Pp. [i]-vi, [7]-108. 1 vols. 18mo in 6s (12 x 6 cm). Westwood and Satchell p. 62; Heckscher 474 "very rare"

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         Native American

      , December 23, 1795. December 23, 1795. Autograph letter signed John Breck to Brigadier General James Wilkinson, 12" x 7", dated December 23, 1795. Lt. Breck reports to his commanding officer that his troops must be put on half rations of flour as the supply is running low. He also informs Wilkinson that "The Indians have chiefly gone from this place." This piece was acquired from Forest H. Sweet in 1960.Fort Adams was built on St. Mary's River, near what is now Rockford, Ohio by Anthony Wayne in 1794.A few years before this period were the French and Indian Wars. The Miamis and the Shawnees and other tribes were then entrenched in their stronghold at Fort Wayne. General Anthony Wayne made his way diagonally across Mercer County to the St. Marys where he built Fort Adams, a temporary relay station and supply depot, where Wayne and his army dealt the Indians many defeats.

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         The History of America, In Two Books. Containing, I. A General History of America. II. A Concise History of the Late Revolution. Extracted from The American Edition of The Encyclopaedia

      Printed by Thomas Dobson, Philadelphia 1795 - viii, 356 p. 18 cm. Fold-out colour map of South America. Full leather binding with repaired hinges, spine and corners. Bookstore label on front pastedown along with ink signature. Signature on text block edge. Dampstains to title page and page edges with occasional marks. Blue mark on p. 143 and ink marks p. 76 and top of title. Map has chipped bottom corner. The first edition of this work was also published by Dobson, printed in 1790. Attributed to Jedidiah Morse, American geographer, the book is an extraction from the Encyclopedia, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Literature, published by Dobson in parts during the 1790s. The fold-out map is signed "Scot" at the lower right, indicating it was engraved by Robert Scot, whose name is associated with a handful of maps printed in Philadelphia in the 1790s. The map is labelled Pl. XV although it is the only illustration in the book; presumably this was the plate number in the Encyclopedia. Copies of this book generally have a map of North America as well, not present in this volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Baths of Titus

      Paris 1795 - This extraordinary large folio etching is from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "Vedute di Roma". The etchings available are from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Some are from the last Rome edition circa 1785-1790 and first Paris edition from 1795-1805. --- Piranesi is known as one of the most famous architectural artists of all times. Born in Venice and later settled in Rome, the young Piranesi first aspired to be an architect. After having little luck in his studied field, he turned instead to the art of architecture. His work masterfully used light and space to create depth and detail in his exceptional work. --- Piranesi noted, "When I saw in Rome how most of the remains of ancient buildings lay scattered through gardens and ploughed fields where they dwindled day by day I resolved to preserve them by means of engravings. I have therefore drawn these ruins with all possible exquisiteness." --- The work is in excellent condition overall. There may be a a few light marks to be expected with age, but most imperfections can be seen in the picture provided. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         LAUGH and be FAT, or, The MERRY COMPANION; CONTAINING Great Variety of Comical and Diverting STORIES: A Curious Collection of POEMS: A Curious Collection of EPITAPHS: A long String of out o'th' Way Conundrums and Answers: And a Choice Collection of Songs, sung at the public Places of Diversion.

      Near Fine. London: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country. Price ONE SHILLING. [1795?] 96 pages, in-12. ESTC T37602. Bound with THE MERRY JESTER; OR, Wits in high Glee. Title page lacking. 48 pages, in-12. No place , no date. [18th century]. Also bound with Budget of Wit. Scottish Prudence. 16 pages. [Early nineteenth century]. Bound in quarter brown calf on nineteenth century marbled boards. Top page edge gilt, the first two eighteenth century chap books are printed almost entirely on bluish paper. Of special interest were the career woes and personal foibles of George Frideric Handel in The Merry Jester: "There was a short time when Mr. Handel, notwithstanding his merit, was deserted, and his opera at the Haymarket neglected by almost every body but his m---y, for that of Porpora at Lincolns-Inn-Fields; at this time another nobleman asking the Earl of C------d if he would go one night to the opera. No, my lord, said the earl, I have no occasion for a private audience of his m----y to-night." Book plate of H.S.K. Edwardes: Get Wisdom, And With All Thy Getting, Get Understanding. Booksellers tag of Kerr & Richardson of Queen Street, Glasgow. Two fine 18 century titles, and the third is good, but trimmed close across the top.

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         Temple of Minerva Medica

      Paris 1795 - This extraordinary large folio etching is from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "Vedute di Roma". The etchings available are from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Some are from the last Rome edition circa 1785-1790 and first Paris edition from 1795-1805. --- Piranesi is known as one of the most famous architectural artists of all times. Born in Venice and later settled in Rome, the young Piranesi first aspired to be an architect. After having little luck in his studied field, he turned instead to the art of architecture. His work masterfully used light and space to create depth and detail in his exceptional work. --- Piranesi noted, "When I saw in Rome how most of the remains of ancient buildings lay scattered through gardens and ploughed fields where they dwindled day by day I resolved to preserve them by means of engravings. I have therefore drawn these ruins with all possible exquisiteness." --- The work is in excellent condition overall. There may be a a few light marks to be expected with age, but most imperfections can be seen in the picture provided. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Kurze Darstellung der Philosophie in ihrer neuesten Gestalt. Grätz, 1795.

      - First complete edition, rare. The first two volumes had initially been published in Leipzig in 1793. Adickes 1132. Adickes mistakenly states that 'no second volume appeared' (let alone a third). 3 volumes in two, small 8vo, viii, 240, [3]; 221, [1], 128, [4] pp., one large folding table, contemporary half calf, spines gilt with contrasting labels, all edges red, decorative endpapers, fresh and unmarked, apart from small round stamps on the title versos, a fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Untitled edition of the General Atlas

      Elephant folio (545 x 410 mm); contemporary manuscript index listing 48 subjects, the wall-maps of the Mediterranean, Asia, India, Africa and America each joined in two sections and counting as two subjects, 43 maps in total, all in fine original wash colour, the paper offset, foxed and generally soiled. Ex-libris, with the Liverpool Library stamp on each sheet. 19th century half red calf over purple pebble-grain cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spine and corners worn, front joint split at head, joints tender but holding. London : William Faden jr., 

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         Oriental Scenery. Twenty-four Views in Hindoostan taken in the years 1789 and 1790 [ie part 1 of six in total]

      1795- 1804 1795 - Parts 1 through 6 bound together with ms. title and index, probably dating from around 1868 when the parts were bound together. iv, 47; iv,47; 28,iv,52;iv,43;32pp London, Bensley Thomas Daniell was a renowned landscape painter who, having adopted his nephew William when he was orphaned as a young boy, took him on as his assistant and apprentice. In 1784 he was given permission by the East India Company to travel to India with his nephew and to act as 'engraver'. Eventually the pair would make three tours of the sub-continent together.

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         Siege de la Ville de Rhodes en 1480 par Hahomet II.

      Artist: L Epine Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1795 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 43 x 59; - description: View of the siege de Rhodos from the Ottomans. ;In 1480 the small Knights Hospitaller garrison of Rhodes withstood an attack of the Ottoman Empire. In May 1480 an Ottoman fleet of 160 ships appeared before Rhodes under the command of Gedik Ahmed Pasha or Mesih Pasha. In August , 1480, the Ottoman fleet gave up their attempt to capture Rhodes. Sultan Mehmed II was furious and would have attacked the island again, but his death in 1481 put a stop to the attempt.

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         Pantheon

      Paris 1795 - This extraordinary large folio etching is from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "Vedute di Roma". The etchings available are from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Some are from the last Rome edition circa 1785-1790 and first Paris edition from 1795-1805. --- Piranesi is known as one of the most famous architectural artists of all times. Born in Venice and later settled in Rome, the young Piranesi first aspired to be an architect. After having little luck in his studied field, he turned instead to the art of architecture. His work masterfully used light and space to create depth and detail in his exceptional work. --- Piranesi noted, "When I saw in Rome how most of the remains of ancient buildings lay scattered through gardens and ploughed fields where they dwindled day by day I resolved to preserve them by means of engravings. I have therefore drawn these ruins with all possible exquisiteness." --- The work is in excellent condition overall. There may be a a few light marks to be expected with age, but most imperfections can be seen in the picture provided. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Scherzi poetici e pittorici

      Bodoni, (Parma 1795 - Octavo. (52)ff. A collection of epigrams, sonnets, and other poems concerning love and featuring Venus and Cupid, by the Italian poet de Rossi. Elegantly illustrated with engraved title and forty images by Francesco Rosaspina after Portuguese artist José Teixeira Barreto. Each image has the background colored with a yellow wash with the exception of image 34 which is colored with a rose wash. This is one of a small number of copies without the borders or titles to the images. The book's text block bears the hallmarks of a Bodoni production, namely a clean typeface set on a spare, uncluttered page. With marbled endpapers and a binding of nineteenth century mottled calf decorated with a three-rule gilt border and gilt dentelles. The spine is in six compartments with red and black morocco title labels and four gilt ornaments. Small wormholes to spine head and foot, else a fine copy of a truly elegant book from one of history's great printers. Bookplate of Italian publisher and bookseller Leonis S. Olschki. A.e.g. (Brooks 599). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Essays on Philosophical Subjects ? To Which Is Prefixed, An Account of the Life and Writings of the Author

      Printed for Messrs. Wogan, Byrne [et al] ?, Dublin 1795 - cxxiii,[1],[1]-332pp. 1 vols. 8vo. ESTC T33501; n Jessop, p. 172; Kress B.3037; Tribe 56; Vanderblue, p. 43; this Dublin edition not listed by photo/scEinaudi or Goldsmith Bound in half brown calf, spine renewed with old elements cxxiii,[1],[1]-332pp. 1 vols. 8vo

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         Select pieces of poetry, intended to promote piety and virtue in the minds of young people

      London: Printed and sold by James Phillips, 1795. [4], v, [2], vi-viii, 168pp. With half title and inserted errata leaf. Contemporary calf. Rubbed, with slight loss at head of spine, small crack to upper joint. Several leaves protruding from text block, occasional marking. Presentation copy, inscribed by the husband of the late compiler 'Jane Gurney from David Barclay' to head of half-title. A handsome family copy, from the extensive Gurney/Barclay network, of an uncommon collection of pious Quaker verse made by Rachel Barclay. David Barclay of Youngsbury (1729-1809), who is known to have inscribed and presented other copies of this work, was presumably responsible for commissioning the printing of his late second wife's 'selection of pieces in verse', which was intended 'to secure the purity and innocence' of the 'sentiments and conversation' of 'young people, and especially those of her own sex, and religious persuasion'. A prominent Quaker, businessman with significant American connections, and a member of the Barclay banking family, David was known as a philanthropist and abolitionist, who had freed his own Jamaican slaves and later assisted with lobbying of the English parliament by American Quaker abolitionist groups. ESTC locates only six copies in the UK (BL, Cambridge, Congregational, N.L.S., Society of Friends and Somerset Natural History Society), and 10 in North America. ESTC T86109.. First edition. 8vo.

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         Kurze Uebersicht der Wirkungen homöopathischer Arzneien auf den menschlichen Körper, mit Hinweisung zu deren Anwendung in verschiedenen Krankheits-Formen.

      2 Bände. Zweite vermehrte Auflage. VIII, 406 S. IV, 380 S. Marmorierte Pappbde. d. Zt- Haehl II, 491 Tischner S. 795. - Rückert (1795-1843) war Schüler von Samuel Hahnemann. - Einbände beschabt. Wenig stockfleckig.

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         The Young Angler's pocket companion; or, a new and complete treatise on the art of angling, as may be practised with success in every river in England; ... the art of making artificial flies, etc. To which is now added, a new and most successful method of trolling and laying trimmers ... Together with the best method of Smelt fishing

      London: for R. Bassam, etc., 1795. First edition. Frontispiece & 2 plates. Pp. [i]-vi, [7]-108. 1 vols. 18mo in 6s (12 x 6 cm). Bound in nineteenth century brown pebbled morocco, some headlines trimmed, else fine copy. First edition. Frontispiece & 2 plates. Pp. [i]-vi, [7]-108. 1 vols. 18mo in 6s (12 x 6 cm). Westwood and Satchell p. 62; Heckscher 474 "very rare"

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         Oeuvres complètes de Stanislas de Clermont-Tonnerre ; contenant ses opinions sur la Révolution française, et sur plusieurs gouvernemens de l'Europe.

      Paris, Letellier, an III, (1795), - 4 vol. in-8, XLVIII-303, [4]-452, [4]-395 et [4]-434 pp., demi-basane fauve racinée, dos lisses ornés de guirlandes dorées, pièces de titre et de tomaison orange et marine, tranches citron mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Petit accroc à une charnière, mais bon exemplaire. Il s'agit de la réimpression posthume du recueil déjà paru en 1791 sous le titre plus approprié de Recueil des opinions de Stanislas de Clermont-Tonnerre. Il s'agit en effet de la collective des avis, discours et prises de position tant devant l'Assemblée constituante que devant les clubs dont l'auteur faisait partie avant son assassinat le 10 août 1792. Rare.

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         Letters for Literary Ladies. To which is added an essay on the noble science of self-justification.

      J. Johnson. 1795 - FIRST EDITION. Contemp. full tree calf, spine gilt in compartments, red leather label; hinges worn but holding, spine & edges rather rubbed. Belper armorial bookplate. Loeber E18. Loeber suggests (see E17) that the epistolary novella 'Letters of Julia and Caroline', which forms the second part of this volume, may have been separately published earlier the same year; he points out it has a 'separate titlepage, pagination, and register'. Nonetheless, this is widely considered the first publication by Maria Edgeworth, and is scarce in any condition. It is essentially a plea for female education, in the form of a letter from one (a man) who advises his friend, the father of a new-born daughter, against educating women. It is countered by the father's reply, in which he rejects his friend's misgivings, and extols the benefits of learning for both sexes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Hive: Or a Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and Religious Subjects

      Worcester, [MA]: Booksellers in Boston. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and pin hole in leather at center of . front board, top edge of spine label eroded, pages toned with a few . stains, chipping and tears to fore-edges of first ten leaves, last . signature starting to separate from binding, pp. 233-236 loose.. 1795. First American Edition. Hardcover. Brown leather binding. Stamped leather spine label. iv, [1], 6-252 pp. Frontispiece engraving by Doolittle depicting a man with quill and books pointing toward a buzzing bee hive with caption "From the Hive he cull'd the Sweets." Contemporary owner signature (Noah Bennet) on front free endpaper. Sabin 32278. First published in England in 1791, this literary collection groups aphorisms, poetry, and short bits of prose culled from numerous unnamed writers according to subject, such as Anger, Envy, Conversation, Nobility, Music, Love of our Neighbour, and Honesty, among others. The book's publisher Isaiah Thomas was also a bookseller, newspaper publisher, Revolutionary War activist, and founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Title continued: Selected from the writings of near one hundred of the best and most approved authors of different nations; but chiefly from the most celebrated English writers, who have been esteemed the most correct and elegant models of fine composition; intended as a repository of sententious, ingenious, and pertinent sayings. In verse and prose, to which youth may have recourse upon any particular topic; and by which they may be taught to think justly, write correctly and elegantly, and speak with propriety. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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         Letters for Literary Ladies. To which is added an essay on the noble science of self-justification. FIRST EDITION.

      J. Johnson. 1795 Contemp. full tree calf, spine gilt in compartments, red leather label; hinges worn but holding, spine & edges rather rubbed. Belper armorial bookplate.Loeber E18. Loeber suggests (see E17) that the epistolary novella 'Letters of Julia and Caroline', which forms the second part of this volume, may have been separately published earlier the same year; he points out it has a 'separate titlepage, pagination, and register'. Nonetheless, this is widely considered the first publication by Maria Edgeworth, and is scarce in any condition. It is essentially a plea for female education, in the form of a letter from one (a man) who advises his friend, the father of a new-born daughter, against educating women. It is countered by the father's reply, in which he rejects his friend's misgivings, and extols the benefits of learning for both sexes.

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         Vues de Moscou. ???? ??????.

      St. Petersbourg -96 1795 - Four engravings. Full dimensions of the sheets: ca. 58.5 x 79.5 cm. Fine set of large format engraved views constituting a social and historical record of late eighteenth-century Moscow. Fine examples with wide margins. The publication of the views, engraved after watercolours by the French artist La Barthe (1730-1810), was undertaken at the expense of the owner of most of these watercolours. Johann Walser was a Swiss merchant resident in Moscow in the early 1790s who commissioned La Barthe to produce a series of Moscow scenes between 1794 and 1797. Shortly afterwards Walser returned to Switzerland, where he enlisted the services of six experienced engravers (M.G. Eichler, H. Guttenburg, P.J. Laminit, G.C. Oberkogler, F.B. and J. Lorieux) to reproduce his watercolours in print. An album with twelve engraved views was published with the Tsar's permission, and the plates were captioned in both Russian and French, indicating Walser's intentions to sell them in Russia and in Europe. Sets comprising large part of the series are rare. We found examples with a complete set of engravings only in two libraries - Concordia University Libraries in Quebec, Canada and British Library, which holds a copy from the collection of King George III; no copies found in RGB or RNB. This set of four views includes some of the most famous places in the Russian capital: Vue du Kremlin et de ses environs a Moscou; Vue de la porte sainte et de ses environs à Moscou; Vue de la grande Place et des Boutiques à Moscou; Vue de la Mokavaia et de la maison de Mr Paschkof à Moscou.

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         LAUGH and be FAT, or, The MERRY COMPANION; CONTAINING Great Variety of Comical and Diverting STORIES: A Curious Collection of POEMS: A Curious Collection of EPITAPHS: A long String of out oÂ’thÂ’ Way Conundrums and Answers: And a Choice Collection of Songs, sung at the public Places of Diversion.

      Near Fine. London: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country. Price ONE SHILLING. [1795?] 96 pages, in-12. ESTC T37602. Bound with THE MERRY JESTER; OR, Wits in high Glee. Title page lacking. 48 pages, in-12. No place , no date. [18th century]. Also bound with Budget of Wit. Scottish Prudence. 16 pages. [Early nineteenth century]. Bound in quarter brown calf on nineteenth century marbled boards. Top page edge gilt, the first two eighteenth century chap books are printed almost entirely on bluish paper. Of special interest were the career woes and personal foibles of George Frideric Handel in The Merry Jester: "There was a short time when Mr. Handel, notwithstanding his merit, was deserted, and his opera at the Haymarket neglected by almost every body but his m---y, for that of Porpora at Lincolns-Inn-Fields; at this time another nobleman asking the Earl of C------d if he would go one night to the opera. No, my lord, said the earl, I have no occasion for a private audience of his m----y to-night." Book plate of H.S.K. Edwardes: Get Wisdom, And With All Thy Getting, Get Understanding. Booksellers tag of Kerr & Richardson of Queen Street, Glasgow. Two fine 18 century titles, and the third is good, but trimmed close across the top.

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         Versos de ouro que volgarmente andão em nome de Pythágoras, traduzidos de Grego em linguagem Portugueza e illustrados com escolios, e annotações críticas .

      Lisbon, Regia Officina Typografica, 1795. - 8°, twentieth-century (ca. 1975) quarter mottled sheep over faux-reptilian decorated boards, smooth spine richly gilt, crimson leather lettering piece, gilt short-title. Small woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. Woodcut tailpieces. Printed on excellent quality thick paper. Internally in very fine, uncut condition. Overall very good to fine. (5 ll.), xxxii pp., (1 l.), 89 pp., (1 blank l.). The poems in Greek and Portuguese are on facing pages from [2] to 73. *** First Edition in Portuguese, heavily annotated and with an extensive preface.Luís António de Azevedo (1755-ca. 1818-20?), son of a bookseller, was regio professor of grammar and Latin. An erudite eccentric, he sometimes walked through the streets of Lisbon accompanied by a pack of wild dogs, petting one or another and dispensing treats. On the salary of a professor he managed to leave at his death a well-chosen library and furniture of considerable value.The Golden Verses of Pythagoras were not in fact written by Pythagoras. They are a series of gnomic sayings, many of them very obscure. In the Carmina Aurea, Hierocles of Alexandria preserved for posterity a summation of Pythagorean teachings on the art of living. Couched in language appealing to ethical sensitivity and moral aspiration, the treatise had a wide appeal. Giovanni Aurispa discovered the work in Constantinople around 1418; he brought it back to Italy and translated it to Latin. It became very influential during the Renaissance, especially in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Italy and France.Hierocles of Alexandria (fl. circa 430) was a student of the Neoplatonist Plutarch. He was teaching in Alexandria when the Christians came to dominate the city. He seems to have been exiled to Constantinople, perhaps for teaching doctrines of which the Christians disapproved.*** Imprensa Nacional 496 (collation agrees with our copy, except that it is given with two less roman-numbered pages followed by an additional unnumbered leaf; in our copy this leaf is unnumbered on the recto, but numbered xxxii on the verso; moreover, this leaf contains the "Argumento" in both our copy and the one described in the library-archives of the Imprensa Nacional). Innocêncio III, 214 (gives collation, almost surely incorrect, of xliv, 89 pp.), 464. See also Grande enciclopédia III, 923-4. Not in Gonçalves Rodrigues, A Tradução em Portugal. Porbase [without mention of the unnumbered leaf preceding the main text or the final blank] locates two copies, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal [which also has a microfilm copy] and the Universidade Católica João Paulo II. Not in Hollis. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Atlas céleste de Flamstéed, publié en 1776 par J. Fortin, Ingénieur-Mécanicien pour les Globes et Sphères

      A Paris, chez Delamarche, éditeur et géographe, successeur de Robert de Vaugondy, rue du Jardinet, n°13 1795 - In-8 (15,7 x 23 cm), reliure demi-toile, ix-47 pages et 30 planches en noir, Atlas céleste de Flasmsteed publié en 1776 par J. Fortin, Ingénieur-Mécanicien pour les Globes et Sphères, 3e édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée par MM. Delalande et Méchain ; coins émoussés, coupes et coiffes frottées, par ailleurs intérieur frais, bon état général. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         The Botanical Garden; or Flower-Garden Displayed. Vol 1V.

      Stephen Couchman., London 1795 - In all original full leather tree calf binding. Original red spine label. Completely fox free and with full complement of thirty-four pristine hand coloured plates, including superb foldout Plate 119, orange Strelitzia Reginae. Binding tight. Discrete ownership inscription ffep "I. Phillips". [See also our listing # 003315. William Curtis. Matching Vol. 111]. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Antique Master Print-MARINE-AMERICAN-SAILING-SHIP-Groenewegen-1795

      - Antique Master Print, untitled. Rowingboats taking passengers to a sailing ship. A marine coastal scene with several ships. One of the ships is carrying the American (Stars and Stripes) flag. Etching on hand laid paper. Description: From a series of 6 printsArtists and Engravers: Made by 'Gerrit Groenewegen' after an anonymous artist. Gerrit Groenewegen (1754-1826) was destined to become a ships'carpenter. When he lost a leg in an accident on the wharfe, he became a pupil of the Rotterdam based artist/engraver Robbert Muijs. Groenewegen's talent for drawing combined with his profound knowledge of ships produced high quality marine art. Condition: Very good, given age. Margins cropped close to the platemark. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: Q-285 LATPC The overall size is ca. 5.9 x 8.1 inch. The image size is ca. 5.5 x 7.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 14.9 x 20.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14 x 19.6 cm.

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        EIGHT PAMPHLETS REGARDING THE YAZOO LAND SCANDAL, BOUND TOGETHER, WITH THE OWNERSHIP OF AND HAND ANNOTATED INFORMATION BY JOHN RANDOLPH

      1795-1805, Washington, DC 1795 - NEWSLETTER TEXT: EIGHT PAMPHLETS REGARDING THE YAZOO LAND SCANDAL, BOUND TOGETHER, WITH ANNOTATIONS BY JOHN RANDOLPH OF ROANOKE Washington, DC: 1795-1805. The Yazoo land scandal was a massive real-estate fraud perpetrated in the mid-1790s by Georgia governor George Mathews and the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia politicians sold large tracts of territory in the Yazoo lands, portions of the present-day states of Alabama and Mississippi, to political insiders at very low prices in 1794. Although the law enabling the sales was overturned by reformers the following year, its ability to do so was challenged in the courts, eventually reaching the US Supreme Court. In the landmark decision of Fletcher v. Peck (1810), the Court ruled that the contracts were binding and the state could not retroactively invalidate the earlier land sales. These pamphlets were bound together at the direction of John Randolph (1773-1833) who served in the House of Representatives at various times between 1799 and 1833 and in the U.S. Senate (1825-1827). OTHER DESCRIPTION: 8vo.; VG-; 1/2 bound, black spine with gilt lettering, marbled boards; moderate wear to boards, including bumping to corners, fraying to corner and board edges, small separation at hinges; spine has some cracking and small amount of peeling; larger bump on upper edge of rear board; lower edge of front board rubbed enough that it is no longer even with the rear board, and the volume with not stand upright alone; front board slightly loose, but still attached; ex-library, with a bookplate for Mt. Wesley School Seventh and Eighth Grade on the front pastedown, and a handwritten presentation statement. The following items are bound in: 1) Report Of The Committee To Whom Was Referred, On The 26th Ultimo, The Consideration Of The Expediency Of Accepting From The State Of Connecticut A Cession of Jurisdiction Of The Territory West Of Pennsylvania, Commonly Called The Western Reserve Of Connecticut. 21st March, 1800. Published by order of the House of Representatives. 31 pages (lacking pages 11-14), Randolph has made notes or annotations on pages 7, 10, 16. 2) Charge Of Judge Patterson. April Term, 1795. 24 pages, page 15 has some fading to the upper fore corner., no writing. 3) Message From The President Of The United States, Accompanying Certain Articles Of Agreement And Cession, Which Have Been Entered Into And Signed By The Commissioners Of The United States. 26th April, 1802. Read, and ordered to lie on the table. 'complete copy' written on title page. 8 pages. 4) Report Of The Commissioners Appointed In Pursuance Of An Act For The Amicable Settlement Of Limits With The State Of Georgia, And Authorizing The Establishment Of A Government In The Mississippi Territory. 29th November, 1804. pages 9-156. Published by order of the House of Representatives. Randolph has made notes or annotations on pages 58, 59, 111, 122. 5) Certain Principles, and Observations, On The Late Rescinding Act Of The State Of Georgia, In 1796, And The Convention There-After Had-Submitted For Consideration. One page, front and back, folded twice vertically and once horizontally. Edges unevenly cut. Small water stain. 6) Memorial, &c. Of The Virginia Yazoo Company, To The Congress Of The United States. Washington: Printed by William Duane & Son. 1802. 36 pages. Randolph has made notes or annotations on pages 3, 27. 7) Memorial Of The Agents Of The New England Mississippi Land Company To Congress With A Vindication Of Their Title At Law Annexed. [4] 7 pages, 109 pages. Randolph has made notes or annotations on page 86. Vindication printed by A. & G. Way, City of Washington, 1804. 8) Remarks, Occasioned By The View Taken Of The Claims Of 1789, In A Memorial To Congress Of The Agents Of The New England Mississippi Land Company With A Vindication Of Their Title At Law, Annexed. 35 pages. Printed by William Duanr & Son, Washington City, 1805. Randolph has made notes or annotations on title page. 9) Facts, In Reply To The Age [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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