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        HISTOIRE DE LA CONQUETE DU MEXIQUE, TRADUITE DE L'ESPAGNOL D'ANTONIO DE SOLIS [manuscript caption title]

      [N.p., but France, 1795. [433]pp. Folio. Late 19th-century black half morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Corners rubbed. Front inner hinge cracked. Minor soiling, some contemporary ink staining. Very good. Manuscript translation, in French, of this classic history of the conquest of Mexico, first published in Madrid in 1684. Though undated, it is written on paper watermarked 1793 in a neat and uniform hand. A French translation had appeared as early as 1691, but this appears to be a different translation. The HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE MEXICO was reprinted in multiple editions in every European language and was popular on both sides of the Atlantic. The author was a noted Spanish dramatist and historian. His work includes theatre, poetry, and prose, and he has been considered one of the last great writers of Spanish baroque literature. This work remained the most important European source on Latin American history up through the first part of the 19th century.

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        Scherzi poetici e pittorici

      (Parma: Bodoni, 1795. Rosaspina, Francesco. 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).

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        Ta Leipsana. Illustrabat et Emendabat Gilbertus Wakefield.

      Typis T. Bensley, Londini [London] 1795 - LARGE-PAPER COPY, 8vo, pp. [viii], 33, [83]. Contemporary straight-grained purple morocco, spine divided by wide raised bands, second and fifth compartments gilt-lettered direct, the others filled with gilt tools, boards bordered by a gilt rule enclosing a blind roll, within that a frame made up of a blind outer and inner border and between them a gilt rule and elaborate gilt cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Light toning and spotting. Extremities rubbed, a few scratches. The name 'Bensley' in pencil to initial binder's blank. An elaborate binding in fine style on the large-paper issue of this 'beautiful and correct edition, by the late Gilbert Wakefield. printed with great care and delicacy by Bensley' (Dibdin). ESTC N32017; Dibdin I 349. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ICHTHYOLOGIE, OU HISTOIRE NATURELLE, GÉNÉRALE ET PARTICULIÈRE DES POISSONS

      Berlin: Chez l'Auteur, 1795. First Edition in French n. This work is the masterpiece of Marc Éliéser Bloch (1723-99), one of the most important ichthyologists of the 18th century, an arresting publication famous for Bloch's use of silver to reproduce the sheen of his subjects, as well as for the overall beauty of the illustrations. Bloch adopted a Linnean arrangement as the basis for his work, but went further to establish 19 new genera and 176 new species. A German Jew who was born into poverty and who was illiterate in German until age 19, Bloch knew enough Hebrew to be hired as a tutor to the children of a Jewish surgeon. In that position, he learned to read German and some Latin, and began the study of anatomy and natural science that would be the passion of his life. He went on to attend medical school in Frankfurt, and became a practicing physician in Berlin, where he continued his scholarship in the field of ichthyology. He began publishing this work at his own expense, but it soon proved so popular that princes and patrons of the sciences rushed to contribute to the cause. Happily and atypically, the text and plates here are in superb condition, and the artful use of silver transforms even the most humble carp into a shimmering, iridescent beauty. The first French edition of what Dance calls "possibly the most beautiful book on fishes ever published" was produced by at least two different printers in Berlin: our set is composed of the first six parts, printed by Louis Philippe Wegener; Godefroy Hayn printed the second six parts, which are very seldom seen in the marketplace. The last complete set at auction seems to have been at Sotheby's in 1984, when it sold for £16,500 (roughly $63,000 in today's dollars); parts I-VI and IX-X were sold, also by Sotheby's, in 2000 for $32,500; the six other auction records in the past 35 years have offered only six or fewer parts. Accordingly, the cost of this item is meant to be advantageous, as the only complete set currently on the market is priced at $290,000.. 495 x 311 mm. (19 1/2 x 12 1/4"). Six volumes (of 12) bound in three. Translated by J. C. Thibault de Laveaux. First Edition in French. Very pleasing recent retrospective quarter calf over marbled boards by Courtland Benson, flat spines attractively gilt in panels divided by five decorative gilt rolls, the panels featuring a central floral spray curling around a large volute, red morocco labels, EDGES UNTRIMMED. WITH ENGRAVED FRONTISPIECE PORTRAIT AND 211 (of 216) VERY FINE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVED PLATES OF AQUATIC LIFE, some heightened in silver. Nissen ZBI 416; Casey/Wood, p. 244; Dance, p. 56. Avertissement leaf at front of first volume a bit browned, isolated trivial smudges, but AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, the beautiful plates in near-pristine condition with vivid colors and shining silver, the text clean, fresh, and bright with enormous margins, and the whole encased in an unworn convincing retrospective binding. This work is the masterpiece of Marc Éliéser Bloch (1723-99), one of the most important ichthyologists of the 18th century, an arresting publication famous for Bloch's use of silver to reproduce the sheen of his subjects, as well as for the overall beauty of the illustrations. Bloch adopted a Linnean arrangement as the basis for his work, but went further to establish 19 new genera and 176 new species. A German Jew who was born into poverty and who was illiterate in German until age 19, Bloch knew enough Hebrew to be hired as a tutor to the children of a Jewish surgeon. In that position, he learned to read German and some Latin, and began the study of anatomy and natural science that would be the passion of his life. He went on to attend medical school in Frankfurt, and became a practicing physician in Berlin, where he continued his scholarship in the field of ichthyology. He began publishing this work at his own expense, but it soon proved so popular that princes and patrons of the sciences rushed to contribute to the cause. Happily and atypically, the text and plates here are in superb condition, and the artful use of silver transforms even the most humble carp into a shimmering, iridescent beauty. The first French edition of what Dance calls "possibly the most beautiful book on fishes ever published" was produced by at least two different printers in Berlin: our set is composed of the first six parts, printed by Louis Philippe Wegener; Godefroy Hayn printed the second six parts, which are very seldom seen in the marketplace. The last complete set at auction seems to have been at Sotheby's in 1984, when it sold for £16,500 (roughly $63,000 in today's dollars); parts I-VI and IX-X were sold, also by Sotheby's, in 2000 for $32,500; the six other auction records in the past 35 years have offered only six or fewer parts. Accordingly, the cost of this item is meant to be advantageous, as the only complete set currently on the market is priced at $290,000.

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        Tableau des découvertes du Capne. Cook & de La Pérouse

      Paris, 1795. Slight toning, a well preserved example, now framed.. Engraved aquatint with original handcolouring, 440 x 530 mm. (sheet size). Rare and alluring hand-coloured engraving of the islanders of the Pacific, composed of twenty-four groups of inhabitants from new lands revealed through the voyages of Captain James Cook and La Pérouse. Sauveur's print has been long considered one of the most romantic and elegant depictions of ethnological subjects, and is much desired for its decorative qualities. Bernard Smith discusses the importance of Saint-Sauveur's costume studies in disseminating this exotic imagery: 'The engravings published in Cook's Voyages provided new visual information about many previously unknown peoples, and greatly enlarged Europe's knowledge of the family of man. Joppien has shown how important encyclopedias of costume and 'gallery of man' books were in this process of popular dissemination. But as artists copied the engravings so they altered them still further in the direction of European pre-conceptions, the anthropological and ethnographic intentions of the originals being diverted increasingly to fulfil the demands of taste and the intrinsic needs of decoration. A fascinating example is the hand-coloured etching by St.-Sauveur, the finest of the costume encyclopaedists of the late eighteenth century?' (European Vision and the South Pacific, p. 113).Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, was born in Montreal in 1757 and died in Paris in 1810. Like other artists of the period he was captivated by Pacific discoveries and here he shows figures from Nootka Sound on the northwest coast of America, Prince William Sound in Alaska, as well as Easter Island, Hawaii, Unalaska, Tahiti and Ulitea. As Forbes notes in the Hawaiian National Bibliography, Grasset's engraving was separately issued and was the only such large image by him to depict the peoples of the Pacific.

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        The Works of the British Poets with Prefaces, Biographical and Critical (14 VOLUMES)

      Edinburgh: Printed for John & Arthur Arch; for Bell & Braffute and J. Mundell & Co, 1795. COMPLETE in 14 VOLUMES. Vol 14 is the worst of the bunch with detached boards and a missing full title page (Illustrated Title page remains intact) Overall a wonderful set, worthy of rebinding or as is with some help given to Vol 14. Scarce in the full 14 Volume set. I (Chaucer, Surrey, Wyat, Sackville and a Glossary) Volume II (Spenser, Shakespeare, Davies and Hall) III (Drayton, Carew, Suckling) IV (Donne, Daniel, Browne, Fletcher, F., Fletcher, G. Jonson, Drummond, Crashaw, Davenant) V (Milton, Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denheam) VI (Dryden, Rochester, Roscommun, Otway, Pomfret, Stepney, Philips, Walsh, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, Halifax) VII (Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison, Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Granville, Yalden) VIII (Pope, Gay, Tickell, Somerville, Parrison, Hammond, Savage, Hill, Broome, Pitt, Blair) IX (Swift, Thomson, Watts, Hamilton, Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, Harte) X (Edward Young) XI (Wilkie, Dodsley, Smart, Langhorne, Bruce, Chatterton, Graeme, Glover, Shaw, Lovibond, Penrose, Mickle, Jago, Scott, Johnson, Whitehead, Jenyns, Logan, Warton, Cotton, Blacklock) XII (Pope's Iliad, Pope's Odyssey, West's Pindar, Dryden's Virgil, Dryden's Persius, Dryden's Juvenal, Pitt's Aeneid, Rowe's Lucan, Homer's Hymn to Ceres, Pindar's Odes Omitted by West) XIII (Cooke's Hesiod, Fawke's Theocritus, Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus, Fawke's Musaeus, Apollonius Rhodius, Mr C's Coluthus Lycopolites, Creech's Lucretius and Grainger's Tibullus) XIV - BOARDS DETACHED BUT INTACT and NO SECOND TITLE PAGE (Francis' Horace, Garth's Ovid & Lewis' Statius). hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.

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        Memoria sobre las observaciones de latitud y longitud en el mar. [Madrid], widow of Joaquin Ibarra, 1796. Narrow 4to (20.5 x 14 cm). With a woodcut crowned cypher monogram (of a Spanish Duke?) on the title-page and 7 folding leaves containing 13 numbered letterpress tables. Early 19th-century gold-tooled tree calf.

      - Bibl. Mar. Española 265; Palau 5752 (noting only 6 folding leaves); Houzeau & Lancaster 10540 (1795 ed.); for Galiano: Howgego, to 1800, G6. Greatly expanded second edition of a treatise on the determination of latitude and longitude at sea, by Dionisio Alcalá Galiano (1760-1805), Spanish explorer, cartographer and captain in the Royal Spanish armada. His much shorter account (26 leaves instead of 45 and without the folding tables) was also printed by the widow Ibarra, in 1795. Galiano was a pioneer of the use of the chronometer in Spain, allowing him to produce far more accurate maps of the Spanish colonies in the Americas. Galiano enrolled in the Spanish naval school in 1775. After graduating in 1779 he participated in hydrographic surveys of the Spanish and South American coasts and other Spanish naval scientific explorations.Joaquin Ibarra (1725-1785) had been printer to the court of King Carlos III and Spain's greatest printer, vying with Bodoni and the Didots as a fine printer. His widow continued the tradition and upheld the quality of presswork and materials. The present book is well printed on fine Catalan laid paper by Joseph Llorens, who had supplied paper for Ibarra's famous 1780 Cervantes.A library stamp has been cut out of the title-page and the hole expertly restored, not affecting text or monogram. Otherwise in fine condition, with the paper still crisp. The binding is worn at the hinges but still good.

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        Astronomie. 1-2

      Johan pehr Lind, 1795. Inbunden bok. Samtida halvfranska band. 2 volymer. 3 utvikbara grav. plr + 2 utvikbara grav. plr. Fina inlagor

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        REMARKS ON CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Containing observations and arguments indicating that man was intended to subsist entirely on the produce of the earth;

      Manchester, printed by G. Nicholson and Co., Palace-street Manchester. Sold by T. Knott; Lombard-street, and Champante & Whitrow, Jewry-street, 1795.. Quotations from history, shewing the effects of animals and vegetable food on the health and character of mankind; Objections to the practice of flesh-eating; Answers to arguments in behalf of flesh-eating; and the advantage of a vegetable aliment pointed out. MAN be HUMANE! FIRST EDITION 1795. Bound together with 5 other titles in the Literary Miscellany Volume III "Prose". Small 8vo, approximately 135 x 75 mm, 5¼ x 3 inches, bound in full contemporary calf, red and green gilt lettered labels to spine, gilt decoration to spine. REMARKS ON CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Small vignette to title page, head- and tailpieces, pages: [3], 4-53, [1], tiny nick repaired to 1 lower margin, not affecting text, See ESTC N47588, 2 copies listed only, Library Company of Philadelphia and Oxford University, Bodleian Library. ON CLOTHING, anonymous, 1797, vignette on title page, pages: [3], 4-48, See ESTC N33943, 2 copies listed: Bodleian Library and University of Kansas, Spencer Research. EDUCATION ON GYMNASTICS OR BODILY EXERCISES BY MADAM DE SILLERY-BRULART, 1795, pages: [2],1-18 last page blank, then 1-8, ESTC N493381, listing only Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine Library. THE MAXIMS selected from the writings of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, 1796, 68 pages; EXTRACTS FROM THE TRISTRAM SHANDY, 1796, 74 pages; LETTERS FROM YORICK TO ELIZA, 1796, 26 pages. Occasional pale brown spot, lower margins of all books have shallow turning crease not affecting text. Binding rubbed, spine slightly dull, the Contents Table calls for 7 poems and none of our titles, so that leaf may have been bound in by mistake. A very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Manuscript on paper, 57 double-page folding leaves, with 95 mounted paper samples (ranging from 75 x 65 mm. to 213 x 225mm. in size) in many colors (but predominately red, blue, brown, & green) of leather designs. 4to (285 x 251 mm.), orig. limp boards, manuscript title label on upper cover "Onko sen'i" [trans. (more or less): "Respecting History"]

      N.p.: dated "1795" in the preface & on last leaf. Japan has always had a rich tradition of decorative leather work, employing the skins of deer, cows, monkeys, and horses. Our text was written by Nagatoshi Konda [Haruta] (1753-1800), and there are, apparently, several manuscripts surviving today. The text gives a history of each style of stenciled leather, the techniques of tanning, dyeing, and decorating the leathers, and their uses for the trimming on military costumes, decorative clothing, and leather accessories (arrow quivers, gloves, shoes, saddles, jackets, religious decorations for temples, etc.). Throughout the text, there are references to the classic chronicles of Japan, explaining how the patterns are based on historical incidents. Many of the patterns depicted had been used on uniforms worn by samurai in famous battles. The hand-drawn samples depict what seems to be an infinite variety of patterns, each of which is named. The text explains the meanings of the decoration, Minor worming, occasionally touching a sample or the text but nothing off-putting. There was a 1937 facsimile of another manuscript of this text published in Tokyo.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Bill of Exchange addressed to John Madden Esq in London signed over by David Collins

      Sydney: 19 March 1795. Quarto, single leaf, 2pp., manuscript in ink on paper. An ephemeral example of the emerging New South Wales economy with a rare association. David Collins' (1756-1810) foundation account of Australia as an English colony, described in detail the ad hoc and haphazard method of payments that arose in the wake of the English Government's establishment of a remote penal settlement. As Judge Advocate, Collins was in a unique position to observe the difficulties associated with the shortage of any form of standard currency: Spanish coins, (or any foreign currency when available) barter, (notably rum), promissory notes and bills of exchange-- all were used. Later, as Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, Collins was expected to meet the pay of superintendents and overseers from the proceeds of goods sent to the Hobart Commissariat for barter, and finding this impossible, ventured to issue "Colonial notes". It was not until the arrival of Macquarie and the creation of the Bank of New South Wales in 1817 and, after his departure, of the dollar standard, that a colonial monetary system along English lines was formalised.The monetary history of the Colony tracked broader social development and this Bill of Exchange narrates its early beginnings. "Apart from Commissary's and Paymaster's bills the available foreign exchange was limited to the scanty coin and few private bills. Private bills could only be drawn by those who had credit balances in London, that is, mainly the military and civil officers, and the rare settlers who had left balances behind them". Collins, with a stroke of his pen, was one of these. These instructions to pay him, signed by "Thos. Smyth" (perhaps a First Fleet marine later recorded as a storekeeper and merchant see Gillen, The Founders of Australia) is made to John Madden Esq. in London. On the verso, in Collins' hand are the words, "Pay the within Contents to - Charles Cox, Esq": perhaps the same Cox of whom William Balmain cast aspersions in a letter to D'Arcy Wentworth in 1802 " Beware of Cox's bills--Treasury ones are good, send as many of Cox's to pay merchants as you like, but none on private account". [See Butlin, Foundations of the Australian Monetary System]. A particularly early private Bill of Exchange and a rare example of Collins' signature. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). In fine condition.

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        Tai hyakuchin ryori himitsubako [trans.: Secret Treasury of One Hundred Sea Bream Dishes]

      One illus. in the text. 29; 29 folding leaves. Two vols. 8vo, orig. patterned wrappers, orig. block printed label on upper covers (rubbed, labels a little abraded), new stitching. Edo & Kyoto: 1795. First edition of this early work on the sea bream and its role in Japanese cuisine. This is one in the "hundred tricks" series of recipe books, which also included books on tofu, eggs, whale, rice dishes, conger eel, and devil's tongue, issued between 1782 and 1846. "An author who wrote under the name Kidodo dominated this genre of writings. Little is known about this mysterious author. Kidodo may have worked as a professional restaurant chef in Kyoto, where all his books were published…[one of his writings] refers to him as a cook (ryorinin), and invites readers to visit the author if they have any questions about food preparation…Judging from his publications, which are the only record we have for him, he was certainly prolific and imaginative…Kidodo wrote six of the sixteen hundred-tricks texts, far more than any other author. This is all the more remarkable for the fact that five of his books appeared in printed in the same year."-Rath, Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan, pp. 176-81-(& see the whole passage for more fascinating insights). Sea bream is a very versatile fish, used in many kinds of preparations. During the Edo period, sea bream was considered the "king of fish," and, having auspicious qualities, was frequently presented at celebratory banquets (weddings, New Year's parties, etc.). The recipes included in this work come from various regions in Japan. In the preface, Kidodo relates that he went around to all the leading families and asked for their favorite secret family recipes for sea bream. Rath, in error, cites 1785 as the date of publication. The preface is dated "1785" but the imprint is "1795." Very nice set.

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        Ritter Gluck (d.i. Christoph Willibald Gluck) Iphigenia in Tauris - Tragische Oper in vier Acten - Seiner Durchlaucht dem Fürsten Anton Radziwil in Erfurcht zugeeignet von Ludwig Hellwig um 1795

      Schlesinger's Buch- und Musikbuchhandlung, Berlin - Iphigenia in Tauris - Tragische Oper in vier Acten vom Ritter Gluck (Christoph Willibald Gluck) aus dem Französischen des Guichard frei übersetzt von I. D. Sander. Vollständiger Klavierauszug mit deutschem und französischem Texte. Seiner Durchlaucht dem Fürsten Anton Radziwil in Ehrfurcht zugeeignet von Ludwig Hellwig (Carl Friedrich Ludwig Hellwig). Fürst Anton Heinrich (Antoni Henryk) Radziwill (1775-1833) war ein polnischer und preußischer Politiker, Großgrundbesitzer und Komponist. Schlesinger's Buch- und Musikbuchhandlung, Berlin, Unter den Linden No. 34, o.J. (um 1795). Platten-No. 50. Pappeinband mit Lederrücken, ca. 27 x 36 cm (Querformat). 123 S. Gestochene Titel und Noten. Lederrücken mit Goldprägung, grüngelber Farbschnitt. Einband und Rücken etwas bestoßen, etwas berieben, sauber, Schnitt etwas angebräunt, gering angeschmutzt, Vorsatz mit Knickspuren, einige Seiten etwas stockfleckig, gering angebräunt, sehr leicht lichtrandig, Titelseite leicht eingerissen (ca. 1,5 cm länge, kein Textverlust). Gesamtzustand: zufriedenstellend aber eher gut. Wir schicken ihnen gerne Fotos zu. Die erste Aufführung dieser Titel-Fassung war in Berlin (1795, Königliche Schauspiele). Vorher: Iphigénie en Tauride in Wien (1781, Burgtheater) und die Uraufführung in Paris (1779). Size: 4° Quer [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Botanik fur Frauenzimmer und Pflanzenliebhaber, welche keine Gelehrten sind.

      Im Verlage des Industrie Comptoirs, Weimar 1795 - viii, 184 pages of text including an index. Original half-leather binding with marbled paper-covered boards; minor shelfwear and rubbing. Complete with four folding plates, which contain 101 hand-colored illustrations. Minor foxing scattered throughout text. Plates are in fine condition, with a minor strip of browning to edge, not affecting images. Previous owner's name and bookplate (Bilharz) neatly on front endpapers. References: Pritzel (2nd ed.); 484. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ROMA, Capo di Bove, Tomb of Caecilia Metella; Das Grabmal der Cäcilia MetellaTitel: Capo di Bove, oder Grabmal des Metellus vor dem Thore St Sebastiano in Rom

       ca. 1795 original Aquatintaradierung, von Jacob Wilhelm MECHAU (1745-1808), Blatt ca. 25 x 19 cm, verso mit 2 Sammlunststempeln Nagler 63 Versand D: 9,00 EUR

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        La Clemenza di Tito / Del Sigr. Mozart

      Noter, notblad. in Vienna presso Artaria e Comp. [1795]. [KV 621] This fairly complete set (including Ouvertura PN 545, Marcia PN 546, Racolta d.Arie No. 159-169, 13 issues with 77 pp. in all) only lacks Duetto Come te piace imponi... Raccolta d?arie No. 158 [RISM M5142], of which there only seems to be one single copy extant. First performed in Vienna and Prague in 1791. RISM, Köchel (7. ed) p. 720, CPM 41 pp. 27ff. Haberkamp I, p. 379, Hoboken 12, No. 577-589. On front cover is a rectangular printed label with text : « La Clemenza di Tito / Opera Seria / Del Sigr. Mozart / aguistata / Per il Clavicembalo » (cf. the Hoboken copy of this work !). On back of first cover page the following is written: « Cette Musique appartient à La charmante Lison de Calmette / et lui à ète donné a Fyrlitz en 1797 par son amie Lisa Divost ». The owner of the book may have been a member of the family Bosc de la Calmette, who settled in Denmark with Charles Francois Bosc de la Calmette (1710-1781). He was a Dutch minster resident in Copenhagen from 1759. Lison is perhaps identical with Anna Catharina Elisabeth (Lisa) Baroness Iselin (1759-1805), who married Charles Francois Bosc de la Calmette in 1777.Contemporary soiled blue-grey wrappers with early repaired back. Contents on the whole in good condition considering its age though with some staining and soiling. Extremely rare in this almost complete set and very rarely seen offered for sale.

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        Die Alpen. Les Alpes. (Poème - édition bilingue). Die französische Uebersetzung des Alpengedichts ist von Herrn V. B. (Vincent Bernard) Tscharner - den botanischen Theil dieses Werks hat Herr Pfarrer Wyttenbach mit wichtigen Zusätzen bereichert.

      Bern, auf Kosten der typographischen Societät / Berne, Société Typographique, 1795, - in-4to, (21x25 cm), 87 p. + 1 p. (?Nacherinnerung / Notice?). Illustrée de 2 grandes vignettes de titre (de 1786), 4 en-têtes et 4 culs-de-lampe dessinés et gravés par B. A. Dunker; 1 des en-têtes, gravée à l?eau-forte par Dunker, a été terminé au burin par Lardy, grandes marges, rousseurs et taches surtout dans les marges, Original-Pappband. Braunfleck in der unteren Ecke vom Einband, rotes Rückenschidchen, etwas Papierverlust am Rücken. Nouvelle édition, avec 2 titres (allemand et français) avec grandes vignettes gravées, signées ?Duncker 1786? (vues sur les Alpes) et 8 en-têtes et culs-de-lampe également par B. A. Dunker. Les gravures sont datées 1786 - 1775 - et la dernière 1795. Avec une ?notice? à la fin: ?La partie botanique de cet ouvrage a été augmentée par des additions essentielles de M. Wyttenbach. Elles se trouvent jointes à la nouvelle édition de Halleri Hist. Stirp. Helvet. sous presse en ce moment? (1795).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 2146 (1 vol in-quarto illustré d?un (sic!) frontispice et de huit en-tête et culs-de-lampe); Waeber 48; Lonchamp 1358; Rümann 393; Lundsgaard 36; Bibliographia Halleriana 0136; Perret - Regards sur les Alpes page 69. Notice 10 (Ode sur les Alpes, Berne 1732, nlle éd. 1773 et l?édition de 1795). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Friedrichs von Schiller sämmtliche Werke. 17 Bände ohne Band 1.

      (2) 284 Seiten (3) 412 Seiten (4) 327 Seiten (5) 376 Seiten (6) 444 Seiten (7) 410 Seiten (8) 336 Seiten (9) 378 (1) Seiten (10) 345 Seiten (11) 408 Seiten (12) 259 Seiten (13) 340 Seiten (14) 293 Seiten (15) 356 Seiten (16) 394 Seiten (17) 403 Seiten (18) 500 Seiten. Kl.-8, gebundene Ausgabe, grünbraune, marmorierte Einbände, Farbkopfschnitt, goldgeprägte, verzierte Rückenschilder bis Band 15 auf schwarzem, ab Band 16 auf grünem Hintergrund in passend bezogener Kasette. Einbände und Rücken teilweise mit Begreifungen, altersentsprechender Zustand der Blöcke gut bis sehr gut erhalten, Seiten von Stockflecken befallen, insgesamt in gutem Zustand. Inhalt Band 2: Gedichte der dritten Periode. Inhalt Band 3: Die Räuber, Die Verschwörung des Fiesko zu Genua. Inhalt Band 4: Kabele und Liebe. Inhalt Band 5: Don Carlos, Der Menschenfeind. Inhalt Band 6: Wallenstein. Inhalt Band 7: Maria Stuart, Die Jungfrau von Orleans. Inhalt Band 8: Die Braut von Messina, Wilhelm Tell. Inhalt Band 9: Die Huldigung der Künste, Macbeth, Turandot, Phädra. Inhalt Band 10: Der Parasit, Der Neffe als Onkel. Nachlaß: Demetrius, Warbeck, Die Maltheser, Die Kinder des Hauses. Inhalt Band 11: Prosaische Schriften der ersten Periode, Prosaische Schriften der zweiten Periode. Inhalt Band 12: Geschichte des Abfalls der vereinigten Niederlande von der Spanischen Regierung. Erstes und Zweites Buch. Inhalt Band 13: Geschichte des Abfalls der vereinigten Niederlande von der Spanischen Regierung. Drittes und Viertes Buch. Inhalt Band 14: Geschichte des dreyßigjährigen Kriegs. Erster Theil. Inhalt Band 15: Geschichte des dreyßigjährigen Kriegs. Zweiter Theil. Inhalt Band 16: Herzog von Alba, Denkwürdigkeiten aus dem Leben des Marschalls von Vieilleville, Vorrede zum ersten Theile der Merkwürdigen Rechtsfälle nach Pitaval, Ueber Anmuth und Würde, Über das Pathetische, Über den Grund des Vergnügens an tragischen Gegenständen, Ueber die tragische Kunst, Zerstreute Betrachtungen über verschiedene ästhetische Gegenstände. Inhalt Band 17: Was heißt und zu welchem Ende stdiert man Universalgeschichte?, Etwas über die erste Menschengesellschaft nach dem Leitfaden der mosaischen Urkunde, Die Sendung Moses, Die Gesetzgebung des Lykurgus und Solon, Ueber Völkerwanderung, Kreuzzüge und Mittelalter, Uebersicht des Zustands von Europa zur Zeit des ersten Kreuzzugs, Universalhistorische Uebersicht der merkwürdigsten Staatsbegebenheiten zu den Zeiten Kaiser Friedrichs I., Geschichte der Unruhen in Frankreich, welche der Regierung Heinrichs IV. vorangingen bis zum Tode Karls IX. Inhalt Band 18: Ueber die ästhetische Erziehung des Menschen, Ueber die nothwendigen Grenzen beym Gebrauch schöner Formen, Ueber naive und sentimentalische Dichtung, Ueber den moralischen Nutzen ästhetischer Sitten, Ueber das Erhabene, Gedanken über Gebrauch des Gemeinen und Niedrigen in der Kunst, An den Herausgeber der Propyläen, Ueber Bürgers Gedichte, Uber den Garten-Kalender auf das Jahr 1795, Ueber Egmont, Ueber Matthissons Gedichte. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (* 10. November 1759 in Marbach - + 9. Mai 1805 in Weimar) 1802 geadelt, war ein deutscher Dichter, Philosoph und Historiker. Er gilt als einer der bedeutendsten deutschsprachigen Dramatiker und Lyriker. Viele seiner Theaterstücke gehören zum Standardrepertoire der deutschsprachigen Theater. Seine Balladen zählen zu den bekanntesten deutschen Gedichten.Schiller gehört mit Wieland, Goethe und Herder zum Viergestirn der Weimarer Klassik. Er war durch Geburt Württemberger, wurde später Staatsbürger von Sachsen-Weimar und erhielt 1792 zusätzlich die französische Staatsbürgerschaft verliehen, in Würdigung seines in Paris aufgeführten Dramas Die Räuber, das als Freiheitskampf gegen die Tyrannei verstanden wurde.

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        Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte Deutschlands nach allen drey Reichen. Ein Handbuch zur deutlichern und vollständigern Selbstbelehrung besonders für Forstmänner, Jugendlehrer und Oekonomen.

      Leipzig, Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius, 1789-1795. - 4 Bände. Ca. 20 x 13 cm. XVI S., 841 S., (7) Seiten, mit gestochenem Frontispiz sowie 21 Abbildungen auf 16 Kupferstichtafeln; XVI S., 840 Seiten, mit gestochenem Frontispiz sowie 26 Abbildungen auf 18 Kupferstichtafeln; XX S., (2) S., 800 Seiten, mit gestochenem Frontispiz sowie 18 Abbildungen auf 12 Kupferstichtafeln; XVIII S., 946 Seiten, mit gestochenem Frontispiz sowie 33 Abbildungen auf 19 Kupferstichtafeln; Pappbände der Zeit. Band 1: Welcher die nöthigen Vorkenntnisse und die geschichte der Säugthiere enthält; Band 2: Welcher die Einleitung in die Geschichte der Vögel überhaupt, und die geschichte der Raubvögel, Waldvögel, und Wasservögel Deutschlands enthält; Band 3: Welcher die Sumpf- und Hausvögel nebst einer Untersuchung über die Frischischen Vögel enthält; Band 4: Welcher die Singvögel, den Vögelkalender, einige Zusätze zu den vorhergehenden Bänden und das Register über die drey Bände der Vögel Deutschlands enthält. Einbände etwas berieben, Rücken leicht bestoßen. Seiten nur vereinzelt leicht fleckig. Band 1 Seiten 309-316 in falscher Reihenfolge eingebunden. Gutes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar dieser mit insgesamt 98 Abbildungen auf 65 Kupferstichtafeln sowie vier gestochenen Titelbildern gut illustrierten Ausgabe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. VOLUME I. CONTAINING, THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION; THE ACTS OF THE SESSIONS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND CONGRESS; THE TREATIES EXISTING BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN NATIONS, AND THE SEVERAL INDIAN TRIBES. ALSO, SUNDRY RESOLVES OF THE FIRST AND SECOND CONGRESS. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.

      Adams and Larkin, printers to the General Court,, Boston (Massachusetts): 1795 - Folio. 8, 5-8, 13-519, [1 blank] pp, complete as issued. Institutional stamp on title page removed. Otherwise a clean, untrimmed text, with light edge wear and occasional shallow margin spotting. Bound in later pale blue paper wrappers, original printed paper spine label laid down. Couple of closed margin tears expertly repaired without loss; partial archival repair to a longer closed tear [pp 285-286], no loss. Very Good in a modern, attractive half calf tray case with morocco spine label. This single volume, the first folio edition of the Laws of the United States, is all that was published, despite its designation as Volume I. It is a significant item of American legal history. The book prints the Laws of the First and Second Congresses; the Constitution, signed in type; the Constitutional Convention's Resolution and Transmittal of the Constitution to Congress and the several States, signed in type by George Washington; a detailed Table of Contents, with the Acts of Congress and Treaties creating the legislative foundations of the National Government. These include, among other legislative milestones, the first Judiciary Act, establishing "the Judicial Courts of the United States"; the Census; defining the crime of Treason; North Carolina's land cessions; the Military Establishment; Treasury Department; Post Office; Bank of the United States. Each Act has its date of approval, with the signature of George Washington in type. Also printed are the Bill of Rights, with Ratifications by each State, and Treaties with England, European powers, the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Shawanoe Indians. FIRST EDITION. Evans 29725. NAIP w014326 [11]. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Map of the Northern or, New England States of America.

      London 1795 - Size : 363x460 (mm), 14.25x18.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        The Pleasing Instructor or Entertaining Moralist containing Select Essays, Relations, Visions and Allegories collected from The most Eminent English Authors, to which are prefixed New thoughts on Education. A New Edition.

      York: Published by Wilson, Spence and Mawman, [n.d., 1795?]. - Anne Fisher (1719-1778), the wife of Newcastle printer Thomas Slack and the mother of nine daughters, wrote a number of books on education. She Òwas no mere compiler; she wrote as an experienced educator. Her comments on the teaching of English grammar in the preface of her New Grammar continue to be pertinent and there is a modern ring, too, to her remark, in the introduction to her Pleasing Instructor, that: ÔAn austere or learned pedant has sometimes whipped Latin, Greek, &c. into a lad, whose very disgust to it increased, perhaps, with the Acquisition thereof; but it is a manifest absurdity to maintain or imagine that anyone can be awed into a Love of learningÕ (quoted in Oxford DNB). Fisher continues to lament the state of womenÕs education, believing that Òa young lady should be taught to think, reflect, and form a taste of life in.Ó Twelvemo, in sixes. [2], 360 pp. Engraved title-page, three engraved plates. Modern marbled wrappers. Title-page very soiled. A decent copy of a scarce book. Later edition, probably pirated, of a book originally published in 1756. There were many reprints of this work, but all are rare. The present edition is cited in five locations, three in the U.K., and two in California (the Huntington Library and UCLA). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collected Works. Library Edition. In Thirty volumes. 30 Bände, Index u. 3 Supplemente (Translations from the German) in 34 Bänden (alles)

      8vo. Mit Verfasserportrait als Frontispiz u. einigen Taf. Hldr. d. Zeit auf 5 unechten Bünden m. rotem u. grünem RSchild u. dekorativer Rückenvergoldung. Marmorierte Überzugs- u. Vorsatzpapiere, Marmorschnitt. Die Library Edition ist die umfangreichste Werkausgabe Carlyles (1795-1881) zu seinen Lebzeiten. - Einbände gering berieben, bei zwei Bänden Gelenke restauriert. Zu Beginn u. Ende etw. stockfleckig, sonst sauber u. wohlerhalten. Sehr dekorative Reihe.

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        Mathematisches Lehrbuch zum Gebrauche der Schüler der Baukunstschule an der k.k. Akademie der bildenden Künste eingerichtet von Franz Joseph Beck, akademischen Rath, und Professor der Mathematik. Zweyten Theils erster Band.

      Gedruckt mit Albertischen Schriften Wien 1795 Mit 350 Seiten, 3 n.n. Blätter ( Inhalts und Druckfehler ) sowie 20 gefalteten, nummerierten Kupferstich-Tafeln ( so vollständig ). Schlichter Pappband der Zeit, 8° ( 17 x 11 cm ). Der Einband von sehr schlechter Erhaltung: Stark beschädigt, der schmale Einbandrücken fehlt, der Einband ist stark fleckig und tintenfleckig, stark berieben und mit Randläsionen, Bindung stärker gelockert ( Rückdeckel fast lose und mit großer Fehlstelle ). Innen Seiten durchgehend etwas stock- oder fingerfleckig, zum Buchschnitt hin teils etwas tintenfleckig, Seiten teils mit kleineren Randläsionen, das hintere unbedruckte Vorsatzblatt fehlt. Die gestochenen Tafeln meist von guter Erhaltung - die letzten Tafeln aber stärker braunfleckig, lichtrandig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mathematik, Lehrbuch, Baukunst, Bauen, Architektur, Baumeister, Beck, Franz Joseph Beck, Wien, Google

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        AMORI - Me venus artificem tenero praefecit Amori

      CO' TIPI BODONIANI, 1795. Vol. in -4 (23,5 x 31,5 cm.), elegante legatura moderna m.pelle mattone, piatti cartonati marmorizzati in tinta, dorso a 5 nervature con titoli incisi in oro, fogli con barbe, pp. (8), 133, (3), frontespizio con ritratto centrale inciso raffigurante l'autore. Alcuni appunti scritti a matita per chiarimento solo sulle 3 pagine dell'Indice. Leggere fioriture sui tagli dei fogli, nel complesso in buone condizioni. "Prefazione di Giambattista Bodoni - Il Savioli fu docente di arte diplomatica nello studio bolognese, città ove nacque e visse tra il 1729 e il 1804. \"Amori\", libero rifacimento in anacreontiche dell'omonimo testo di Ovidio, vide la luce a Venezia per i tipi dei Remondini nel 1758, curata dall'abate Taruffi. ma ottenne ampia fama per la presente, splendida, edizione bodoniana, poi ristampata nel 1802" SECOLO XVIII (seconda metà)

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        A summary of the duties of citizenship!

      8vo., 28pp., including the half-title, thin strip excised from upper margin of title, presumably removing a name, printed surface not affected, recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A good copy.Publisher: London: sold by R. Lee; D.I. Eaton; C. Riebau; J. Smith; and J. Burke.Year: n.d. [1795]Edition: First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 16478. Not in Stammhammer.

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        Didon Tragédie Lyrique en Trois Actes. Représentée pour la premiere fois par l'Académie Nationale de Musique le 16 8bre. 1783... Prix [36] livres. [Full score]

      Paris: Des Lauriers, [1795/6]. Folio. 19th century quarter red morocco with paper boards, rules and titling gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto publisher's catalogue, verso blank), 307, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Printed on light green paper. Publisher's address: "Rue St Honoré, à côté de la celle des Prouvaires." With Le Duc overpaste: "Rue neuve des petits Champs No. 1286, vis à-vis la Trésorerie Et Rue du Roulle à la Croix d'Or." Price in manuscript. Inscription in ink to title: "a Mdl Naudet[?]-[!]Elleves du Conservatoire 1802." Early signature, "Md. Naudet," to outer margin of pp. 1, 7, 17, 21. Inscription in ink to final blank page: "Cette partition apartiens [!appartient] a Mdl Naudet [!]Elleves Du Conservatoire le 1 Vantos [!Ventôse = February 20] 1802." Early crosses in red crayon to pp. 69-71. We have not traced any professional performances in which Mlle. Naudet is mentioned, however the fact that this copy belonged to a female student at the Conservatoire in the early post Revolutionary years is intriguing. Binding slightly worn, joints cracked. Binder's hole to upper inner corner throughout; outer margins of title and gutter of some pages stained, occasional stains elsewhere; tears to several leaves repaired; portion of outer blank margin of pp. 279/280 torn away not affecting music. First Edition, later issue. Lesure p. 497. BUC p. 793. RISM P2102. First Edition, with imprint "chez le Suisse de l'Hôtel de Noailles" (RISM P2100), is from 1783. The first Des Lauriers issue dates from ca. 1792. Dated according to publisher's catalogue and imprints. Didon, a "tragédie lyrique" to a libretto by Jean François Marmontel was first performed at Fontainebleau on October 16, 1783. "In 1783 Piccinni reached his second peak with a highly successful revival of Atys and the introduction of Didon, which momentarily eclipsed the rising star of Sacchini... The sixth and most successful of the nine serious French operas that Piccinni wrote during his sojourn in Paris, Didon continued to be performed there until 1836 and received performances in French and German translation throughout Europe during the first quarter of the 19th century." Mary Hunter in Grove Music Online.

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        The Pleasing Instructor or Entertaining Moralist containing Select Essays, Relations, Visions and Allegories collected from The most Eminent English Authors, to which are prefixed New thoughts on Education. A New Edition

      York: Published by Wilson, Spence and Mawman, [n.d., 1795?]. Later edition, probably pirated, of a book originally published in 1756. There were many reprints of this work, but all are rare. The present edition is cited in five locations, three in the U.K., and two in California (the Huntington Library and UCLA). Modern marbled wrappers. . Twelvemo, in sixes. . Engraved title-page, three engraved plates. Title-page very soiled. A decent copy of a scarce book. Anne Fisher (1719-1778), the wife of Newcastle printer Thomas Slack and the mother of nine daughters, wrote a number of books on education. She "was no mere compiler; she wrote as an experienced educator. Her comments on the teaching of English grammar in the preface of her New Grammar continue to be pertinent and there is a modern ring, too, to her remark, in the introduction to her Pleasing Instructor, that: 'An austere or learned pedant has sometimes whipped Latin, Greek, &c. into a lad, whose very disgust to it increased, perhaps, with the Acquisition thereof; but it is a manifest absurdity to maintain or imagine that anyone can be awed into a Love of learning' (quoted in Oxford DNB). Fisher continues to lament the state of women's education, believing that "a young lady should be taught to think, reflect, and form a taste of life in."

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        Les citoyens français résidant à New York, écrivent à la Convention Nationale : A la nouvelle glorieuse de la prise de la Hollande par les armées de la République (26 juillet 1795)

      1795 - Placard in-folio, inconnu en Bibliothèque publique Le 1er février 1793, la Convention française déclare la guerre à l'Angleterre et aux Provinces-Unies. À la fin de décembre 1794 et au début du mois de janvier, les troupes françaises commandées par le général Pichegru traversent les bras gelés de la Meuse et du Rhin. Les comités révolutionnaires se soulèvent dans les grandes villes. Guillaume V est poussé à l'exil en Angleterre le 18 janvier et le même jour, le comité d'Amsterdam prend le contrôle de la municipalité de la ville « au nom de la République batave. » Arrivés en libérateurs, les Français se comportent bientôt en occupants et le comité de salut public refuse de reconnaître la nouvelle république tant qu'elle n'aura pas signé avec lui un traité de paix. Les négociations sont tendues entre les envoyés bataves Jacob Blauw et Caspard Meijer et la commission française composée de Merlin de Douai, Reubell et Sieyès, si bien que Reubell et Sieyès sont envoyés à La Haye à la fin du mois d'avril pour négocier directement avec les États généraux bataves. Ces négociations aboutissent au traité de La Haye, signé le 16 mai. Il prévoit une alliance offensive et défensive, la cession de la Flandre zélandaise, Maastricht et Venlo, ainsi que l'entretien d'une armée française de 25 000 hommes et une contribution de 100 millions de florins, somme énorme destinée à renflouer les caisses de la République française [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        De l'Aranéologie ou sur la découverte du rappart connstant entre l'apparition ou la disparition. des Araignées des differentes espèces; - Et les variations athmospériques.Paris, J.J. Fuchs, 1797. 8vo. Modern boards covered with paste-paper (Lobstein-Laurenchat).

      - Engelmann 547. Second, enlarged and rearranged edition of his Sur la découverte du rapport constant of 1795. The correlation between atmospherical changes and the behaviour of spiders made the author predict a period of frost when the French besieged Utrecht in 1795. The frost came, and the author was released from his imprisonment in Utrecht. This second edition was systematically arranged and enlarged with new observations. Very scarce. Some spotting, otherwise in good condition.

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        Dann ist Vergangenheit beständig ..." : Goethe-Studien. Ausw. und Red.: Siegfried Seifert. Schriften der Goethe-Gesellschaft. Einführung Werner Keller.

      215 S. Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Ein gutes und sauberes, original folienverpacktes Exemplar. - Von Zürich nach Weimar. Goethes Tagebuch 1795 -- Goethe und Weimar - Weimar und Goethe -- Carl August von Sachsen-Weimar. Ein Versuch -- "Die Wissenschaft erhält ihren Werth, indem sie nützt." Über Goethe und die Anfänge der technisch-wissenschaftlichen Welt -- Im Schatten der Revolution - Goethe und Jena im letzten Jahrzehnt des 18. Jahrhunderts -- Lesarten zum Briefwechsel zwischen Goethe und Schiller. Beitrag zur Rezeptionsgeschichte der Korrespondenz -- Der Augenblick ist Ewigkeit. Goethes "Römische Elegien" -- Zeitgeschichte in Goethes Roman "Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre" -- Briefe an Goethe. Gesamtausgabe in Regestform. Begründung und Einleitung zu Band 1 -- Goethe-Gesellschaft und Gegenwart. Ein Versuch -- Versäumte Gelegenheit. Thomas Mann kandidiert für den Vorstand der Goethe-Gesellschaft in Weimar. ISBN 3740010444 Wir versenden am Tag der Bestellung von Montag bis Freitag.

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        Nuova raccolta di 100 vedutine antiche della città di Roma e sue vicinanze incise a bulino da Domenico Pronti.

      1795. Roma presso il suddetto incisore, 1795. In 4to grande (cm. 27); mezza pelle dell'Ottocento con fregi titolo in oro; 2 volumi rilegati in un unico tomo; 2 frontespizi incisi + 100 vedute incise nel primo e 70 nel secondo (2 per carta). Bella copia stampata su carta pesante, incisioni molto nitide e carta senza arrossature. Axs

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        Plans Elevations Sections and Views of the Church of Batalha, in the Province of Estremaduras in Portugal, with the History and Description by Fr. Luis de Sousa; with Remarks, to which is prefixed an Introductory Discourse on the Principles of Gothic Architecture . Illustrated with 27 Plates.

      London, Printed for I. & J. Taylor, 1795. - Large folio (55 x 38.5 cm.), later red morocco (some wear at corners; a few minor scratches), spine decorated sparingly in gilt and blind with raised bands in six compartments, author and title in gilt letter in second compartment from head, date in gilt in fifth compartment, covers with borders decorated in blind, top edges of text rouged, other edges uncut. Illustrated with 27 leaves of engraved copperplates plus an engraved title. Occasional light foxing. In good to very good condition. Bookplates of Henrique Botelho and J.[osé] Pinto Ferreira. Engraved title, (2 ll.), ii, 26 pp., (1 l. divisional title), pp. [27]-61, (1 p.), 27 ll. engraved plates, including the title and dedication leaf [the "General Plan" and the "North Elevation of the Church" are both double page plates]. *** FIRST EDITION. A new edition, with a resetting of type, but using the same copperplates, appeared in 1836. The great architectural publishing firm of Isaac and Josiah Taylor, later Taylor's Architectural Library, was closed in April 1834 upon the death of Josiah Taylor. The stock of the firm was sold at two auctions, held in October 1834 and January 1835. At one of these the copperplates for the present work were purchased by John Williams of the "Library of Fine Arts", who determined to produce a new edition of the work. He had the text reset by T.H. Drury and arranged to have the plates restruck. The dedication plate and list of subscribers, now redundant, were omitted. The former was replaced by a letterpress dedication to John Soane. The impact of this work was considerable: it was undoubtedly one of the seeds of the Gothic Revival. David Watkin notes that the book contained "the finest set of engravings of Gothic buildings ever to appear" in Great Britain. The majestic Dominican Church and Monastery of Santa Maria da Victoria, also known as Batalha, is situated eleven miles south of Leiria - still a fairly isolated location. It owes its name to the battle fought on the plain of Aljubarrota, nine miles southwest, where D. João I of Portugal defeated D. Juan I of Castile in 1385, securing Portuguese independence. In size and beauty iBatalha excels all other buildings of Portugal in which Gothic and Moorish architecture are combined. The building, begun in 1388, contains superb examples of intricate and exquisitely carved stonework. Plans and masons were procured from England by Queen Philippa of Lancaster, wife of D. João I (daughter of John of Gaunt and sister of king Henry IV of England). The work was entrusted to Afonso Domingues, a Portuguese architect, and David Huet (or Houguet, or Ouguet), an Irishman. Only the royal cloister, church and Founder's Chapel were included in the original design, and all show signs of English influence. Various additions were made up to 1551. The Capelas Imperfeitas, begun in the late fifteenth century but never completed, are among the best surviving examples of the "Manueline" style of architecture. Significant damage was inflicted by the 1755 earthquake, and in 1810 the monastery was sacked by the French. It was secularized in 1834 and declared a national monument in 1840. Since then there has been considerable restoration.The unnumbered page [62] contains "Directions for Placing the Plates".Born in humble circumstances in Blackrock, Ireland, James Murphy (1760-1814) was soon recognized for his artistic talents. After studying drawing at the Dublin Society, he became an architect in Dublin, where in 1786 he helped design the addition to the Irish House of Commons. Murphy's life found a new direction in 1788, when William Burton Conyngham commissioned him to make drawings of the church and monastery of Batalha. From two years in Portugal (1788-1790), Murphy produced three publications - the Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Views of the Church of Batalha (1795), Travels (1795), and A General View of the State of Portugal (1798). All are well illustrated with engravings and aquatints after drawings by the aut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Manuskript (48 Zeilen). Janowitz in Böhmen, 1795.

      1795. 2½ SS. auf 3 Bll. 8vo. "Morgengebeth! || Allmächtiger Vater der Natur, in dieser Morgenstunde, wo Geschöpfe ohne Zahl die Herrlichkeit Deines heiligen Namens verkündigen, will auch ich in ihre Jubellieder einstimmen und Dich im Staube meiner Niedrigkeit anbeten [...]". - Etwas gebräunt.

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        General Marquis de Lafayette in America

      France: Pierre Charles Cior, 1795. Original. Round enameled tortoise-shell box. Near Fine. Pierre Charles Cior. Three-quarter's view gouache portrait of Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), in the dark blue uniform with gold epaulettes of a Major-General of the American Continental Army during the 1780's; his image in flanked to his right by a tiny row of soldiers bearing weapons and a flag. This portrait miniature on ivory has been inserted into the lid of a round box made of toirtoise-shell with gold mounting and glass dome; (unframed image: 2.8" x 2.8" / 7.2 x 7.2 cm; framed: 3.2" x 3.2" / 8.1 x 8.1 cm); signed by Pierre Charles Cior, the French miniaturist, as "P. Cior" and dated "an 3e" or the 3rd year of the French Revolution, that is, 1795/96. This gouache portrait miniature on ivory is of the dashing young Marquis de Lafayette in the impressive dark blue uniform of a Major-General of the American Continental Army under the command of George Washington. One can see a faint line of soldiers to his right. It may have been based on a certain painting (possibly lost today), or an engraving--both from the 1780's. It was executed by the French miniaturist Pierre Charles Cior (1769-ca.1840) during the third year of the French revolution, i.e., 1795 or 1796. For comparables, see the oil on canvas executed by Joseph Boze in 1790; the engraving by François Séraphin Delpech in the National Portrait Gallery; and the oil signed and dated "G. Bevalet, 1788" sold by Skinner Auctions, June 8, 2008. The Marquis de Lafayette defied his government and left France at the age of 19 in 1777, hoping to serve courageously as a volunteer in the American war for independence from Great Britain. Already a skillful diplomat, Lafayette hoped for military command. In cooperation with Benjamin Franklin, Lafayette had already exercized important influence on the French king by trying to convince him of the need to increase France's financial and military commitment to the American cause. Lafayette was especially fortunate in his new relationship with George Washington, who took him under his wing, treated him like a son, and enabled the Marquis to serve honorably and with high rank in the Continental Army. (Subsequently, the Marquis named his own son "Georges Washington" in fond remembrance.) Lafayette was also a close friend of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. During the Marquis' service in the Continental Army, he spent most of December 1777 and January 1778 in winter quarters at Valley Forge with Washington and his ragged troops. The wealthy Frenchman spent significant sums from his own fortune to help the beleaguered and frostbitten men. He also supported Washington when rebellious soldiers during the "Conway Cabal" tried to compel their general to give up command. During his first action at Brandywine on September 11, 1777, Lafayette displayed extreme courage under fire as he led his men in an orderly retreat. During the skirmish, he was severely wounded in the calf, yet managed to survive. Thereafter, he was given command of a division of men. Lafayette also fought in the battles of Glouchester, Barren Hill, Rhode Island, Monmoth, Green Spring; and at the siege of Yorktown, where he blocked British troops led by General Charles Cornwallis and contributed to this major surrender of British forces. After the war with Britian had been won in America by the combined arms of Americans and their French allies, Lafayette returned to France, where he risked his life in inspired but vain efforts to bring democracy to his land. He sought a government of balance between competing interests and moderation that would support democratic values. At the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1787, when he was just 29, Lafayette was appointed to the Assembly of Notables. He lobbied for the convocation of the Estates General and became a deputy for the Second Estate. Two years later, he joined the newly formed National Assembly and was elected as its vice president. An empassioned advocate of individual rights, Lafayette took a lead role in the creation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man. On July 15th, immediately after the fall of the Bastille prison, the electors chose Lafayette to be commander-in-chief of the National Guard and military head of the new government. Though his views were liberal, and he sought a peaceful transition, Lafayette's important roles put him in a dangerous position between the royals, democrats, and radical revolutionaries. In October 1789, Lafayette led his troops at Versailles to protect the king and his family from a possible mob attack; then he accompanied the Royals back to Paris. In February 1791, Lafayette and his National Guard intervened in a stand off between armed nobles and a Parisian mob--later dubbed "the Day of Daggers." Discouraged by the rising violence, Lafayette tried to resign but was dissuaded from doing so. In July 1791, Lafayette felt compelled to order the National Guard to open fire on a dangerous mob at the Champ de Mars, a massacre that killed more than 50 rioters. This bloody incident shattered whatever respect Lafayette still enjoyed among the radical Jacobins and sans culottes. By mid-1792, Lafayette was serving in the regular French military but also urged the government to take strong action against radical political clubs.  As the revolution became more and more violent, Lafayette planned to use his troops to protect the royal family and to push for a limited monarchy. One of his last efforts was an unsuccessful attempt to rally troops to march on Paris after the dramatic royal journee of August 10th, 1792. His attempted intervention, however, prompted the radical government to declare him a traitor. Believing that the revolution was lost, Lafayette fled French territory to escape the Terror and surrendered himself to the Prussians and Austrians. The latter held him in detention until 1797. At the time this retrospective portrait was executed In 1795, Lafayette was being held as a prisoner of war in the fortress city of Olomouc (Olmütz) in Moravia (then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire; today, the Czech Republic). Yet clearly, during this perilous time, the great Republican "Hero of the Two Worlds" [Le Héros des Deux Mondes] remained on the mind of many. One aspect of this miniature that is noteworthy is that whoever owned or commissioned this exquisite portrait did so to remember their incarcerated French hero in his high-ranking AMERICAN and brave military capacity. Might it have been a prominent American then living abroad (in Paris)? Compare the aquatint profile of Lafayette in 1795 executed by Edme Quenedey (1756-1830) and engraved by Ed. Gosselin. After Lafayette's imprisonment for active participation in freedom movements, he served in the post-Napoleonic national government of France and the July Reolution of 1830. During the post-revolutionary era in France, Lafayette returned triumphantly to the United States in 1824 for the 50th anniversary and celebration of the American Revolution. Due to his impressive activities, Lafayette had become an American and international hero as well as household name. His return was celebrated in communities throughout the United States. More than 30 towns were named in his honor, not counting numerous streets, squares, and parks also memorializing him in nearly every city in America. This painting is an absolute RARITY. It is not only a hitherto unknown portrait of this famous Frenchman as he appeared in impressive uniform during the American revolution, but also the earliest known work of highly skilled Parisisan miniaturist Pierre Charles Cior. Clearly SIGNED and dated in red : "P. Cior / an 3e" [3rd year of the French Revolution, i.e., 1795/96]. Pierre Charles Cior (1769 Paris -- ca.1840) was a pupil of Bazil. At the Salon of 1796, he exhibited a frame containing several miniatures, and, in 1799, two other miniatures. It was thirty-two years later in 1831 that Cior again participated at the Salon, making his final reappearance in 1838. The artist travelled throughout his career. The details of his itineraries are unknown, yet it is known that he was appointed a Painter in Miniature to the King of Spain, and that he also worked quite a lot at the Russian Court, where, among others, he did the portraits of the Emperor Paul I of Russia and his wife, of Prince Kourakin and Princess Poniatowska. He also painted Prince Eszterhazy, the Queen of Holland, the Duke of Luxemburg, Louis XVIII and numerous other prominent personalities. (See Nathalie Lemoine-Bouchard and Schidlof for more information.) The portrait has not been removed by us from beneath its glass. There is some evidence of tarnishing and oxidization to the inner rim of the thin strip of gilded brass surrounding the glass--not affecting the painting. Provenance: Private collection, Paris (as portrait of an unknown gneral); a prominent European dealer.

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        Entwickelungsgeschichte der Seele des Kindes.

      134 S., grüner Leinenband d.Zt. im Romantikerstil, Einbandblindprägung, Voll-Goldschnitt. Frisches, nahezu fleckenfreies Expl. Erste Ausgabe. J.E. Löbisch (1795-1853) war Spezialist für Frauen- und Kinderkrankheiten er war der Nachfolger von Anton Gölis am Wiener "Kinderkrankeninstitut", der ersten unentgeltlichen Klinik für kranke Kinder. Das Erscheinen dieses Buches wird heute als "Geburtsstunde der Kinderpsychologie" (E. Wiesbauer) bezeichnet.

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        Les Aventures de Telemaque, fils d'Ulysse

      Paris: Renouard, 1795. hardcover. very good(+). 2 volumes, 4to, contemporary patterned polished calf, rubricated edges, gilt spine, red and black leather spine labels, inner dentelles. Paris: Renouard, 1795. Very good (+). The renowned 1699 political novel, written for his royal pupil, by the archbishop of Cambrai. Not in Brunet.

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        Aviso al pueblo acerca de su salud, ó tratado de las enfermedades mas frequentes de las gentes del campo. Sexta edicion. Madrid, la viuda é hijo de Marin, 1795.

      1795. (10), 646, (2) SS. Mit 3 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. rotem Rückenschildchen und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger blasser Rotschnitt. Marmorvorsätze. 4to. Sechste spanische Ausgabe des "Avis au peuple sur la santé" ("Anleitung für das Landvolk in Absicht auf seine Gesundheit"), des wohl bekanntesten Werks des berühmten Schweizer Arztes S. A. Tissot (1728-97). Erstmals 1761 in Lausanne erschienen und in alle europäischen Sprachen übersetzt (hier von Juan Galisteo y Xierro). - Zu Beginn und gegen Ende kl. Wurmspuren im w. Rand; gelegentlich etwas wasserrandig. Vorderer Vorsatz mit hs. Notizen und Besitzvermerk des Ant. Domenech y Arteaga (um 1850); das erste Faltkupfer mit ausführlichen Rezeptnotizen aus der Hand von dessen Großvater, des Mediziners Pedro Francisco Domenech y Amaya y Ayala (1755-1833). Palau² 332.650. Vgl. Blake 452. Garrison/Morton 1597. Hirsch V, 594-6.

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        Grundsätze des gemeinen deutschen Privatrechts.

      Göttingen: Dieterichsche Buchhandlung, 1795 - 596 Seiten + Register Zweyte rechtmäßige Auflage Halblederband mit Exlibris :Wilhelm Geissenschmidt,Arnsberg.alles sauber und gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TEGERNSEE. "Eine Parthie in Tegernsee". Blick auf Schloss und Kirche, im Vordergrund ländliches Paar in Tracht.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann (1795-1846) bei Zeller, München, 1818, 40,5 x 47,5 cm. Dreyer 18; Winkler 315,5; Maillinger II, 1677. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Auf die äußerste Einfassungslinie geschnitten. Schöner Druck. - "Prächtiges, sehr seltenes Blatt" (Lentner 10699).

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        Miscellanea Physica-Medica. Edit Joannes Andreas Scherer.

      - Viennae, Typis & Impensis A.A. Patzowsky, 1795, 8°, 209, (1) pp., alter Leinenband; zarter Stempel auf Titel, ansonsten frisches Exemplar. Rare - First Edition - 'Miscellanea Physico-Medica,' edited by Scherer, is a series of his open letters to foreign savants, chiefly on questions of pneumatics - - John Ingenhousz, "M.D. (1730-1799), physician and physicist, was born at Breda in 1730, and educated for the medical profession. He practised for six years in the Netherlands, and came to England in 1764 or 1765. After spending more than three years in or near London, during which time he followed the new practice of inoculating small-pox in its mitigated form, which had been introduced by Dr. W. Watson at the Foundling Hospital and by Dr. Dimsdale in Hertfordshire, he was selected by Sir John Pringle in 1768 to proceed to Vienna to inoculate several members of the imperial family of Austria, Dimsdale having himself been sent for in July of that year to inoculate the Empress Catharine at St. Petersburg. Ingenhousz received early in 1769 'a pension for life from the emperor of nearly 600l., and was made body physician to Joseph II and Maria Theresa, and aulic councillor. He remained some years in Vienna, and set up a laboratory for physical experiments, which the emperor is said to have frequented. In his endeavours to introduce inoculation into Austria he was opposed by De Haën, then at the head of the medical school of Vienna (HÄSER). In 1775 he began to send researches to the Royal Society, the first of the series having been made at Leghorn in 1773 upon the torpedo-fish, a favourite subject of study in those days. He contributed nine papers in all to the 'Philosophical Transactions,' the last appearing in 1782; five treated of electricity and magnetism, and four of the atmospheric gases. In 1779 he came back to London, and was elected F.R.S. He appears to have spent most of his remaining years in England, a prominent figure in scientific circles, always willing to show his experiments to his friends, especially considerate, it is said, to young people, and noted for his simple and kindly disposition. When on a visit to the Marquis of Lansdowne at Bowood, in the autumn of 1798, shortly after Jenner's essay on cow-pox came out, he made inquiries as to the Wiltshire milkers' experiences of the alleged protective against small-pox, and formed an opinion adverse to Jenner's contention, but confined his opposition to a private letter, and declined further controversy. He was taken ill during a visit to Bowood in the autumn following, and died there on 7 Sept. 1799. Besides his papers sent to the Royal Society, his chief work was 'Experiments on Vegetables, discovering their great Power of purifying the common Air in Sunshine, but injuring it in the Shade or at Night,' London, 1779 (French translation by the author, with additions, 2 vols., Paris, 1787-9). This contained the discovery, also ascribed to Saussure, of plants in the sunshine giving off oxygen, and in the shade carbonic acid. A collection of his papers was published at Paris, 'Nouvelles experiences et observations sur divers objets de physique,' 2 vols., 1785-9. A collection in German was published by Molitor at Vienna in 1782. His work on the 'Respiration of Plants' also appeared at Vienna in 1786. A work in Latin, Vienna, 1795, called 'Miscellanea Physico-Medica,' edited by Scherer, is a series of his open letters to foreign savants, chiefly on questions of pneumatics. In 1796 he sent to the board of agriculture an essay on 'The Food of Plants and the Renovation of Soils.' An engraved portrait is prefixed to the 'Experiments on Vegetables.'." DNB [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut, In Six Books.

      1795 - The First American Legal Text [C] Swift, Zephaniah [1759-1823]. A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut. In Six Books. Windham: Printed by John Byrne for the Author, 1795-1796. Two volumes. [iv]-vii, 452; v, 479, [12] pp. Folding copperplate table of descents. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary tree sheep, gilt bands, red and black lettering pieces to spines, black lettering piece (indicating volume number) lacking from Volume II. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few minor nicks to boards, chipping to head of Volume II, joints starting, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. Owner signatures of William Law and "J. Law" to front endleaves, some leaves have extensive annotations in William Law's Hand, several leaves, including the rear endleaves of Volume I, have markings in pencil or ink. * First edition. Structured in the manner of Blackstone's Commentaries, Swift's System was the first original American legal treatise. Hhighly regarded throughout the United States, it presented an overview of the common law of Connecticut, and the common law generally, based on local court decisions and legislation. "More than a hundred years later it was still cited by Connecticut courts" (Woxland and Ogden). Published on a subscription basis, its subscribers included George Washington, John Adams, Aaron Burr, James Kent, James Madison and other notables. This book probably belonged to William Law, Jr., a lawyer and merchant active in Connecticut and New York City. He was a lawyer and land agent in the Western Reserve from 1798 to 1800. The annotations include a list of law titles on a rear endleaf, which may have been a reading list or inventory. Woxland and Ogden, Landmarks in American Legal Publishing 22. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5628. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Versuch einer Encyklopädie der Leibesübungen.

      Berlin, Bei Carl Ludwig Hartmann. 1794-1795. - 2 Bände. 8°. XVIII, 550 S., 1 S. Verbesserungen. Mit einer Tafel und 4 Seiten Musik auf 2 gefalteten Tafeln; XVI, 560 (recte 566) S. Mit 7 gestochenen Tafeln. Altrosafarbene Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten schwarzen Titel- und Bandschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Einer der frühesten deutschen Versuche sowohl einer Geschichte als auch einer Pädagogik und Methodik des Sports in Deutschland. Vieth (1763-1836) trat für die Förderung der Leibesübungen ein und beschrieb einige Sportarten als erster nach wissenschaftlichen Gesichtspunkten. Seine Arbeiten hatten einen grossen Einfluss auf die deutschen Turnväter wie Guts Muths und Friedrich Ludwig Jahn. Er forderte den Bau von öffentlich Sportanlagen und Schwimmbädern. Der erste Band schildert die Geschichte der Leibesübung seit dem Altertum und die körperlichen Aktivitäten der verschiedenen Völkern, u.a. mit einer Schilderung des Schwingens in der Schweiz aber auch den Südsee-Indianern, den Irokesen, den Chinesen etc. Der zweite Bau beschreibt die Anwendungen der Leibesübungen: Laufen, Klettern, Balancieren, Voltigiren, Schweimmen, Eislauf, Tanz, Ringen, Fechten, Reiten u.a. - 1818 erschien ein dritter Band. - Die Einbände etwas fleckig und beschabt. Titel bzw. Vorsatz gestempelt. Stellenweise stockfleckig. - Selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Circolo per formare La Sfera Armilare

      Roma 1795 - Sezioni di globo in dodici segmenti atti a costruire un globo. Tavola edita dalla Calcografia Camerale, Roma 1795. Incisione in rame, in ottime condizioni. Rara. Two sheets celestial Globe by livieri, published in the Cassini's Atlas. Copperplates with fine colouring, good conditions. Dimensioni 295 380mm

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