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        MISCELLANEOUS WORKS OF EDWARD GIBBON, ESQUIRE With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, Composed by Himself: Illustrated From His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narrative, by John Lord Sheffield

      London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1796 and 1815. 3 volumes. First Editions of the first two volumes issued in 1796 and first edition of the third volume, issued in 1815. Illustrated with frontispiece engravings in volumes one and three and with epitaph leaf and folding genealogical table in volume three. 4to, handsomely bound in full contemporary calf by White of Doncaster, the covers with gilt fillet lines at the borders around a more elaborate blind rolled frame, the spines with wide raised bands ruled in gilt creating compartments crosshatched in blind, contrasting red and black labels gilt lettered and numbered, additional gilt ruling at spine tips, gilt hatched board edges at corners, rolled blind tool repeated on the turn-ins, page edges marbled, silk ribbon markers bound in. xxv, errata, 703; viii, 726, errata, ad leaf; x, 691 pp. A very beautiful and proper set, the bindings extremely attractive with only some minor and expected evidence of age, the text in excellent order, all very desirable. RARE FIRST EDITION OF ALL THREE VOLUMES. The work here includes notes, letters, diaries, essays, unpublished works. The printing includes pieces in both English and French and occasional writing in Latin is interspersed. The work was gathered by Lord Sheffield and it was on the Sheffield family estate that Gibbon was buried after his passing. Gibbon?s DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE is considered still to be THE GREATEST HISTORICAL WORK EVER UNDERTAKEN. This set of his miscellaneous works includes letters, notes, and diaries from his early studies, there are also essays from his youth and a number of previously unpublished works. His memoirs were assembled by Lord Sheffield from drafts of an autobiography which Gibbon left unfinished at his death.

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        AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY FROM THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN TO THE EMPEROR

      London 1796,98, Bulmer. Full calf, 3 vol. set, 2 vols.: text. 518+626p.+ 29 engravings; + folio atlas 44 engraved plates,. rebound in 3/4-calf over marbled boards, text exceptionally. bright, text 1798 second & best edition,atlas 1796 = 1st ed.. THREE VOLUME SET INCLUDING THE FOLIO ATLAS SUBTITLE.: continued: Tartary. Together With a Relation of The Voyage Undertaken on the Occasion By His Majesty's Ship the Lion, and the Ship Hindostan, in the East India Company's Service, to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Pekin; as well as of Their Return to Europe; With Notices of the Several Places Where they Stopped in Their Way Out and Home; Being the Islands of Madeira, Teneriffe, and St. Jago; The Port of Rio De Janeiro in South America; the Islands of St. Helena, Tristan D'Acunha, and Amsterdam; the Coasts of Java, and Sumatra; the Nanka Islands, Pulo Condore, and Cochin-China. Taken Chiefly From the Papers of His Excellency the Earl of Macartney, ....Sir George Staunton. In Two volumes, with engravings; beside a folio volume of plates. The Second [and considered the best] edition, corrected. *** By and large, the best single English language item done on China in the 18th century. The official account of Earl McCartney's informative but unsuccessful mission to establish formal diplomatic and commercial relations with China. Staunton accompanied the Embassy as Secretary & compiled his book chiefly from the papers of the Ambassador & his fellow envoys. A fascinating true history of the expedition, useful primary source. * George Staunton [1737-1801] was a British diplomat, in 1774 Dr. Samuel Johnson met Staunton and they became life-long friends. Although the official mission to China failed, a wealth of precious information was collected and published in this first comprehensive official account. During this period of time, Great Britain was anxious to establish formal diplomatic relations with China and open usual trade relations. The unwilling Chinese resisted all Western foreign intervention in China. In the end the gifts and arguments were rejected. * IMPORTANT NOTE ! Only the FIRST [1797] & CORRECTED SECOND EDITIONS [1798] of this work contains the folio atlas, which is dated 1896. The text are small folios: 23 x 29.5 cm., bound in old gold stamped calf, with gilt decorations, and the atlas is 44 x 57 cm., with recent 3/4 rebinding in calf to the spine and 4 corners, then gold stamped. **** THE PLATES: Beautiful views of Cochin-China, Macao, Yang-Tzw river life, many other views of China. Highly collectable title, documenting the first English Embassy to China. A most handsome addition to any great collection. This work is seldom found in its complete state, with the atlas of maps & superb copper engraved plates, with nice frontispiece engravings in volumes 1 & 2 of McCartney and Tchien Lung, the Great Emperor of China. * THE FOLIO ATLAS: Issued 1796 [First & Only Edition: The atlas was copper etched, is ca. 44 x 55.5 cm. It is bound in 3/4 calf over original marbled boards, and contains 44 finely engraved maps, plans, views and some are double-page, several folding, including the large 57 x 93cm. general chart. plates. CONTENTS: 1. General chart on Mercator's projection of track of the . ships from England to the gulf of Pe-che-lee, or Pekin . and their return to England. 2. View of eastern side of the island of Amsterdam in the . Indian ocean. 3. A chart of the coast of Cochin-china. 4. A chart on Mercator's projection of the Lion, Hindostan, . Turon bay in Cochin-china to the mouth of the Pei-ho . river. 5. A chart of several clusters of islands on the eastern . coast of China called Chu-san islands. 6. Sketch by compass of the coast of Shan-tung, strait of . Mi-a-tau. 7. Views of the land promontory of Shang-tung. 8. Sketch of Pei-ho or White river near entrance of gulf of . Pekin. 9. Sketch of a journey from Zhe-hol in Tartary by land to . Pekin. 10. Sketch of a journey from Han-choo-foo to Quang-choo-foo . or Canton. 11. Plan of the city and Harbour of Macao. 12. Leaf of the cactus opuntia, or prickly pear. 13. Fire-backed pheasant of Java 14. View of a village on the borders of Turon bay in . Cochin-china. 15. View of Turon bay from a small island. 16. A mandarin, or magistrate of Turon. 17. A Chinese military post. 18. Chinese military drawn out to Ambassador, and falling on . their knees to receive him. 19. Instruments of war used by the Chinese. 20. View of the western gates of Pekin. 21. Plan of the hall of audience, three courts lead into . palace of Yuen-min-yuen in Pekin. 22. View of the front hall of audience. 23. Plans, sections, and elevations of the great wall of . China. 24. View of part of the great wall of China. 25. Approach of the Emperor of China to his tent in Tartary . to receive the British Ambassador. 26. Plan, section and elevation of Poo-ta-la [Tibet]. 27. View of Poo-ta-la 28. Punishments of the Cha. 29. View in the garden of imperial palace of Pekin. 30. Dramatic scene on the Chinese stage. The other 14 illustration titles are: View of Pai-loo; Quan, or Mandarine; View near Lin-tsin; Plan of sluce or floodgate; Chinese barges; View across lake Pao-yng; Pelicanus sinensis; View of Chinese city; View of Chin-san; Chinese barges; View of Lake See-hoo; Economy of time and labor; Rock of Quang-yin; Scoop-wheel of China. *** THE TEXT PLATES: The drawings were done by William Alexander. Volume 1: Frontispiece of Chen-Lung Emperor of China; Adasonia or Baobab monkey bread-fruit; View of largest of the islands of Tristan d'Acunha; Cochin-Chinese boat; Curious insect in Turon bay; Feet and ankles of a Chinese lady [bound feet]; Chinese mariner's compass. ** Volume 2: Frontispiece of Excellency Earl of Macartney; Hai-vang or Neptune of the Chinese; Two men swinging water baskets; Female divinity in the temple of Tong-Choo-foo; Bronze vessel; Transport of large heavy packages; Method of carrying sedan chairs; Manner of crushing rice and grain; Statue of bronze lion; Emperor's Throne; Carved scepter of jade; Agate of extraordinary size; Cemented earth temple in Zhe-hol; Liu-shin spirit of thunder; Two fishermen carrying a boat; Manner of drawing up a large net; Exact portrait of a Chinese bridge; One method used for working the chain-pump; Chinese plough; Camellia Sesanqua,tea plant; Cave of Camoens at Macao; Pillar on an animal in temple near Pekin. *** These lively and large plates illustrate coastal views, birds of an unusual character, natives and other images of significance. Expertly drawn and engraved. ***** THE SECOND and CORRECTED BEST EDITION: Was published a year after the First Edition [1797], in 1798 and is considered more valuable than the First Edition. This work has always been considered rare when complete with the atlas, and remains the most valuable primary resource for the first official British embassy to the Emperor to China. **** THE BINDINGS: Volumes 1 & 2 are in period gilt-ruled calf, expertly re-backed with modern gilt-tooled calf. Each volume is ca. 23 x 29.5 cm., there is an armorial book plate inside the front covers of both volumes 1 & 2. The atlas does not have any book plate, but is with its original marbled end papers, and is solid, with recent 3/4 calf rebind of the spine and the four corners, with gilt stamping. ****** BIBLIOGRAPHY: Lust 545. * H. H. H. Cordier: SINICA 2381-82. * Hill: Pacific Voyages, p.0-281, 1628, p.250. * Maggs: Catalog no. 521:"Apart from its Chinese importance, is of considerable interest owing to the various places visited en route, including Madeira, Teneriffe, Rio de Janeiro, St. Helena, Tristan D'Acuna, Amsterdam Island, Java, Sumatra, Cochin-China, etc." * E. Cox I, A REFERENCE GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE OF TRAVEL pp. 334-345."A most interesting account of Chinese manners & customs at the close of the 18th century." **** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        View of the City of Ten-Tchoo from the anchorage of the Hindostan in the Strait of Mi-A-Tau bearing South-west

      London: Published by George Nicol, 1796. Engraving. Printed on wove Whatman paper watermarked 1794. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark on lower edge of left margin. Image size: 20 x 28 1/4 inches. This sweeping series of views is from Staunton's seminal text "An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China", which was a record of the Earl of Macartney's embassy to the Emperor of China. Macartney was dispatched to Beijing in 1792, traveling via Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, the Cape of Good Hope and Indonesia. He was accompanied by Staunton, and a retinue of suitably impressive size, including Staunton's 11-year-old son who was nominally the ambassador's page. On the embassy's arrival in China it emerged that the 11-year-old was the only European member of the embassy able to speak Mandarin, and thus the only one able to converse with the Emperor. The embassy, the first such to China, had two objectives: the first to register with the Emperor, British displeasure at the treatment that the British merchants were receiving from the Chinese, the second to gain permission for a British minister to be resident in China. The first objective was achieved, the second was not. Macartney was twice granted an audience with the Emperor and in December 1793 he was sumptuously entertained by the Chinese viceroy in Canton, and returned to England via Macao and St. Helena, arriving in September 1794. This important text produced some of the earliest accurate maps of the interior of China and provided many invaluable geographical and cultural observations. This rare print depicts the Shantung Peninsula, and includes one harbor view and two elevations printed on one sheet. The top elevation depicts Cape Macartney and Staunton's Head from the north east, while the middle elevation shows Cape Macartney and Cape Gower from the north west. At the bottom is a view of the city of Ten-Tchoo-Foo from the ocean. Brunet V,525; Cordier Sinica 2381-2383; Cox I, 344; Hill p.280; Lust 545.

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        Repertoire des Elèves de Harpe ou Méthode Contenant des Morceaux d'un doigté facile, propres à former la main et vaincre par dégré de grandes difficultés. Prix 9 fr. Propriété de l'Editeur par Décret de la Convention Nattionale le 19 Juillet 1793

      Chez Louis [1796], Paris - 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-25 + [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Title within fine illustrated border by J. Le Roy featuring musical instruments (including the harp), music, and architectural and floral elements. Overpaste of the Parisian music dealer "Duhan & Cie." With publisher's signature to title. Minor foxing and browning; light to moderate staining to lower outer portion of each leaf. Very rare. Not in Lesure or Lescat. RISM PP1635a (one copy only, at the Martin-Luther-Universitãt, Halle). WorldCat (with incorrect imprint and without location). Not in COPAC or Karlsruhr. "In 1765 [Petrini] became harpist and chamber musician at the court of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, where he also studied composition. In 1769 he went to Paris, and in 1770 gave his début at the Concert Spirituel and published his op.1." Alice Lawson Aber-Count in Grove Music Online.Bound with:Cousineau, Jacques-Georges 1760-1836Méthode de Harpe Suivie d'un Receuil de Petits Airs de differens Auteurs, et d'une instruction touchant le Méchanique des Harpes Anciennes et Nouvelles. Oeuvre IV. Prix [9 livre]. Paris: Chez Cousineau Pere et Fils [PN 107], [1784]. 1f. (title), [1] (simple free-hand engraving of the harp), 2-48 pp. Engraved. Title within decorative border featuring musical instruments including the harp. With publisher's signature to foot of title and early manuscript annotation to upper margin. Page 10 with a diagram of pedal positions. Title washed; minor staining to lower outer corners of many leaves; occasional paper repairs at plate edges. First Edition. Rare. RISM BVI p. 241 (4 copies only). Lescat: Méthodes Traités Musicaux en France 1660- 1800, 477a. Bound with:Dalvimare, Pierre 1772-1839Un Jeune Troubadour Romance Avec accompagnement De Piano ou Harpe. Prix 1 [livre] 50 c. Paris: Au Bureau de l'Agence Dramatique. Et chez les Marchands de Musique [PN 47], [ca. 1800-1820]. [1] (title), 2-3 pp. Engraved. With the signature of the composer (most likely autograph) to title. Dalvimare was harp tutor to Napoleon's wife, the Empress Josephine. Bound with:Various short contemporary pieces featuring the harp by composers and arrangers including Baneux, Berton, Blattman, Cardon, Deleplanque, Desargus, Gros, Krumpholtz, and Naderman, including several pieces from the series "Feuilles de Terpsichore ou Nouvelle Etudes de Harp" published in Paris by Chez Cousineau Pere et Fils, [1779-ca. 1790]. Folio. Contemporary quarter green vellum with marbled baords, rectangular paper label with manuscript titling to upper. Binding worn and rubbed, particularly at edges; spine chipped; manuscript titling faded. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha

      Philadelphia: Pr. by Jacob R. Berriman for Berriman & Co. Folio (42.2 cm, 16.7"). [748] pp. (2 final ff. of back matter lacking); 18 plts.. 1796 Bible collector's treasure: the first edition of the Berriman Bible. Noted for its excellent illustrations by several contemporary American engravers, including Alexander Anderson, Cornelius Tiebout, Francis Shallus, and William Rollinson, this large and handsomely produced lectern-sized folio Bible is printed in two columns with sidenotes including scriptural cross-references and a chronology. The plates include scenes of Adam and Eve in paradise (frontispiece), the Egyptian midwives drowning the Hebrews' infant sons, Judas Maccabaeus slaying Apolloninus, and Judas betraying Christ with a kiss; the maps show the presumed historical setting of the Garden of Eden and the Holy Land. One plate in this copy ("The Parting of Lot and Abraham") is bound in upside-down. Provenance: Title-page with inked inscription in upper margin: "Benjamin Morris to Samuel White Sept. 17th 1826," and with tipped-in typed slip noting presentation to a seminary by the Rev. John Cyrus Madden (class of 1893), who had received the book from Charles Reifschneider, a descendant of White. Spine with gilt-stamped leather label reading "Deborah Morris to" — only! Early 19th-century mottled sheep, covers framed in blind roll, spine with gilt-stamped title label and compartment decorations; scuffed and rubbed, gilt now mostly lost, front cover with inkstain, front joint cracked but holding and back one holed, back free endpaper lacking. Spine head chipped with one label partly cut (yes, cut) away, and foot with inked shelving number; other library markings including bookplate, pressure- and rubber-stamps, and a few typical annotations. Pages age-toned to browned with offsetting and foxing ranging from mild to moderate, occasional spotting and smudging, some dog-eared corners;some leaves with margins chipped or short edge tears, a few with tears extending into text (some with loss of a few letters). Two leaves in Jeremiah torn with upper portions lacking, one leaf crudely repaired some time ago, last leaf tattered; two final leaves (last portion of tables section and the subscribers list) lacking, with scraps of the "Table of Kindred & Affinity" laid in. => Marked by time and use, still an agreeable and interesting example of a noteworthy edition.

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        Document signed ("Lafarge").

      Paris, 24. II. 1796. - 4to. 1 p. La Farge, as director general of the Caisse d'Epargne, with other bank officers including M. Mitouflet, appoints Jean Rodde as procurer general: "Before the notary public of the Department of the Seine, living in Paris, the undersigned were present - citizens Joachim de LaFarge, Director General of the Savings and Loan Bank, living in Paris at 701, rue de Grammont in the Le Pelletier section; Jean Charles Magnaud du Planier, same address as the above; Pierre Etienne Recalle, living at the above-mentioned street and section; Louis Charles Mitouflet, the same address. The administrators of the said bank have created and named as their Procurer General and Special Assistant Mr. Jean Rodde, office boy at 701 rue de Grammont, to whom they give the power for them and in their names [to accept] all registered letters and packages by post which may be presently addressed to them and will be so in the future, to give receipts and sign all appropriate registers" (transl.).

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        The frugal housewife: Or, complete woman cook.

      Philadelphia: James Carey 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 132 pp.; 2 plts.. 1796 Fourth American edition (following the London and Boston first editions of 1772) of this landmark work of early British cookery. Not much is known about Carter herself, but her emphasis on a variety of tasty, accessible gravies and sauces has stood the test of time. Although in its initial U.S. appearances, the Frugal Housewife was strictly oriented towards British cuisine and ingredients, it was later adapted and expanded for American housewives, and portions of the original publication directly formed the basis for the first American-authored cookbook: Amelia Simmons's American Cookery. The work includes chapters on pickling and preserving and on homemade wines, and is illustrated with two engraved plates that depict trussing techniques for cooking fowls and hares. Provenance: Flourishing old signatures of "J. Lowry" to pastedown and title-page. Contemporary treed sheep, moderately rubbed and with some chipping; spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label (also chipped), boards slightly warped, and joints well repaired. Paper somewhat browned and foxed but quite strong, with pp. 41?-44 long ago supplied from another copy; some edges ragged and corners bumped. Back free endpaper and last few leaves lightly waterstained. Inscriptions as above. Now housed in a maroon cloth clamshell case with gilt-stamped spine label of matching leather.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, In 3 Volumes

      Published by A. Strahan and others, London 1796 - , complete in 3 volumes, 499, 523, and 463 pages, plus index at rear of volume 3 Eighth Edition , joints are cracked thus covers loosely attached, some scuffing to covers, some areas of loss at spines, previous owner's bookplates at front pastedowns, light spots and water staining to pages towards front and rear, text remains clear and complete, books in fair condition , full speckled calf, gilt titles on spine Octavo, 22 x 14 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A GENERAL CHART OF THE WEST INDIA ISLANDS WITH THE ADJACENT COASTS OF THE SPANISH CONTINENT’. Map of the Caribbean from South Florida to Honduras and Trinidad. Published by

      William Faden 1796 - 52x76cm. Original outline colour. Excellent condition.

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        Charte von America.

      Nürnberg, Homann Heirs, 1796. col. map 600 x 490 mm. Title cartouche bottom left. Map shows us North-, Middle- and South America. little brown spot in the middle.

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        Carey's General Atlas

      Philadelphia: Published by Mathew Carey, 1796. Folio. (16 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches). 45 engraved maps (2 single page, 42 double-page, 1 folding). Lacking the letterpress title. Contemporary brown sheep-backed marbled paper-covered boards, the whole covered with a contemporary sail cloth chemise. Housed in a black chemise and black morocco backed folding box. Provenance: Elizabeth White Carlton (1799-1818, early book label) An unsophisticated copy of this important American atlas, including the first appearance of the very rare, large-scale map of the United States by Samuel Lewis. "Following the Revolution, there was considerable activity in the United States by American mapmakers and publishers. One of them, Mathew Carey, was a pioneer in producing cartographic works ... In 1795 Carey published The General Atlas for Carey's Edition of Guthrie's Geography Improved . William Guthrie's popular textbook was originally issued in London in 1770 ... The sixteen maps of American states included ... were reprinted with five others in his American Atlas , which was also published in 1795 ... The engravers of the maps in both atlases were Barker, Scott, James Thackara, and John Vallance, all of Philadelphia, Samuel Hill of Boston, Amos Doolittle of New Haven, and Benjamin Tanner of New York" (Ristow). Carey's 1796 General Atlas which followed, i.e. the present atlas, contained the same maps as the 1795 Guthrie Atlas, but without mention of Guthrie on the title and with the significant addition of Samuel Lewis's large map of the United States which had not been completed in time for the Guthrie Atlas. The important and highly detailed map, titled "A Map of the United States: compiled chiefly from the State Maps, and other Authentic Information," depicts the young nation as far west as the far side of the Mississippi River, with a large Louisiana Terrritory identified as "Spanish Territory"; an inset shows Florida and the Gulf coast. That map is nearly always lacking from the atlas, although is present in this copy. An idea of its rarity may be gained from the fact that the Siebert copy of this atlas was missing this map, as was one of the only two other copies to sell at auction in the past thirty one years. The last example which did include this map was sold by Sotheby's in 1976 (lot 38, sale 24 February 1976). Wheat and Brun identify two states of the map, this copy an example of the second state with the addition of Carey's tag line above the inset. Evans 30162; Phillips Atlases 683; Sabin 10858.

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        The American Atlas

      New York: Published by John Reid, 1796. Folio. (16 x 10 1/4 inches). Mounted on guards throughout, letterpress title within decorative border of typographic ornaments, 21 engraved maps and plan on 20 leaves (2 folding, 17 double-page and 2 single-page maps printed on one double-page sheet). [ with :] William WINTERBOTHAM. An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of the United States of America, and of the European settlements in America and the West Indies. New York: printed by Tiebout and O'Brien, for John Reid, [1795-]1796. 4 volumes, octavo (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches). 7pp. list of subscribers at the back of vol.IV. 25 engraved plates (of 26, comprising 4 engraved portrait frontispieces, and 21 engraved plates), extra-illustrated with provisional titles to vol.I and II bound at the rear of the respective volumes. ("Plan of Washington" mentioned in the plate list as being required opposite p.67 here bound in the atlas). Atlas: bound to style in half speckled calf over contemporary marbled paper covered boards, original paper label affixed to the upper cover, flat spine in seven compartments divided by gilt double fillets, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment. Text: contemporary tree sheep, neatly rebacked to style uniform to the atlas, original red morocco labels. A very fine copy of this rare and important atlas, here including the folding plan of Washington not found in most copies, and with the first American edition of the associated text. by William Winterbotham. The atlas is among the earliest to be published in America and is the first to contain a plan of Washington, D.C. The Reid atlas is one of the rarest and most interesting of American atlases, preceded only by the 1795 Carey and the Clark atlases as the earliest United States atlases. It includes detailed engraved maps of North and South America, and the United States; and individual maps of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and the West Indies. The continent maps, the general map of the United States, and those of Kentucky and Washington are after maps appearing in London editions of Winterbotham; the remaining maps are original to this work. Although not found in all copies, the atlas is noted for containing an exceptional plan of Washington, D.C. which follows the famed Ellicott plan of 1792: the present copy includes this plan, here in its first state dated 1795, with the publishers listed on the plate as Reid, L. Wayland and C. Smith. The text by Winterbotham is the first American edition of what is a key early history of the United States. Winterbotham was prosecuted for sedition for two sermons he preached in 1792. He was found guilty and sentenced to two years' imprisonment and wrote the present work while serving time in Newgate Prison. It treats the discovery and early settlement of America, the American Revolution, each of the states of the Northeast and South, the Northwest Territory, Canada, and settlements in South America and the West Indies. Most of the handsome plates illustrate birds, quadrupeds, and reptiles found in the West Indies. The color plate represents the tobacco plant (third volume, opposite page 427) and is the first color plate regularly published in an American book, here present in a very good impression. Reid's atlas and Winterbotham's text, intended as a set, are now rarely found together. Evans 31078 & 31647; Howes R170 and W581; NAIP w012698; Phillips Atlases 1216,1366; Phillips Maps pp.595,1005; Rumsey 845; Sabin 69016; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p.215; Streeter Sale 77; 'A Checklist of Printed Plans of Washington, DC 1792-1801' 13.1, in Mapforum Issue 1.

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        Les Liaisons dangereuses. Lettres recueillies dans une Societé, et publiées pour l`instruction de quelques autres. 2 tomes.

      Londres [d.i. Paris], o. Vlg. 1796. 8°. 415 S. (einschl. Titelei) u. 2 Bll., 398 S. Mit 2 gest. Frontisp. und 13 Kupfertafeln (nach Monnet, Gerard und Fragonard gest. v. Baquoy, Duplessis-Bertaux, Dupreel, Godefroy, Langlois, Lemire, Lingee, Masquelier, Patas). Dekorative Lederbände der Zt. m. Titel u. Verz. in Goldpräg. auf Rü., schlichtem, goldgepr. Deckel- und Spiegelrahmen, marmor. Vorsätzen u. umseit. Farbschnitt (gebunden bei C. A. Schulze sen., Berlin). Einbde. stellenw. berieben u. fleckig, Ecken z. Tl. bestoßen, im Text sauber u. kaum abgegriffen. / 8°. 415 pages (including title) and 2 sheets / 398 pages. With 2 engraves titles and 13 copper-engraving plates (after Monnet, Gerard and Fragonard engraved by Baquoy, Duplessis-Bertaux, Dupreel, Godefroy, Langlois, Lemire, Lingee, Masquelier, Patas). Decorative leather bindings of the time with gold-embossed decorated back, with gilt on sides, marbled endpapers and coloured edges (bound at C. A. Schulze senior, Berlin). Bindings here and there scratched and spotty, corners partly bumped, text clean and rarely tapped. Cohen-Ricci 235; Sander 356; Gay-Lem. II, 850. Die seltene und geschätzte Ausgabe des erstmals 1782 erschienenen Briefromans, der als einer der besten französischen Romane des 18. Jahrhunderts gilt. Erste Ausgabe mit den 15 großartigen Illustrationen nach Monnet (1732-1816), Melle Gerard (1770-1837) und Fragonard fils: \"c`est la plus belle edition de cet ouvrage\" (C.-R.). Vorliegend die Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1796 mit dem Titel in 8 Zeilen und nicht der unveränderte Nachdruck (reimpression contrefacon) mit demselben Jahr und übereinstimmender Kollation von 1812. Der Verlagsort und das Erscheinungsjahr sind durch zwei Striche getrennt (eine einzelne Wellenlinie ist bei der Ausgabe von 1812 zu finden). Die hübschen Kupfer in kräftigen Abdrucken. - Der Verfasser, der französische Offizier und Schriftsteller Pierre-Ambroise-Francois Choderlos de Laclos (1741-1803) wurde nach dem erfolgreichen, zugleich allerdings einen Skandal auslösenden Erscheinen des Buches auf einen wenig attraktiven Posten in La Rochelle versetzt. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Erotik, französischen Literatur, 18. Jahrhundert, Kunst, Illustrierte Bücher

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        Neue Reise in das Innere von Afrika, während der Jahre 1783 bis 1785. - Mit Anmerkungen von Johann Reinhold Forster (2 BÜCHER)

      Berlin . Voß. 1796 2 Bände 20x13 cm. 20 Kupferstich-Tafeln, 1 gef. Kupferstich-Karte,VI. neue, dekorative Halbleder-Bände, mit Lederecken, Buntpapier-Bezugspapier, Sprenkelschn (II : Deckel von Band 1 mit wenigen Stellen von oberflächlichem Insektenfraß, gute Exemplare, Papier absolut sauber( - Mit den Reihentiteln : Magazin von merkwürdigen neuen reisebeschreibungen, 12. und 13. Band - ZUSTAND : Betrifft nur die Bücher mit der Nummer 300000 bis 330000 (II) gut erhaltenes Exemplar, auffällige kleine Mängel, die den peniblen Sammler stören könnten, sind angegeben. Versand D: 4,75 EUR [Kultur, allgemein , Kulturwissenschaften, Länderkunde allg. , weltweit , Völker]

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        The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments...and the Apocrypha.

      Philadelphia: Pr. by Jacob R. Berriman for Berriman & Co. Folio (42.2 cm, 16.7"). [748] pp. (2 final ff. of back matter lacking); 18 plts.. 1796 Bible collector's treasure: the first edition of the Berriman Bible. Noted for its excellent illustrations by several contemporary American engravers, including Alexander Anderson, Cornelius Tiebout, Francis Shallus, and William Rollinson, this large and handsomely produced lectern-sized folio Bible is printed in two columns with sidenotes including scriptural cross-references and a chronology. The plates include scenes of Adam and Eve in paradise (frontispiece), the Egyptian midwives drowning the Hebrews' infant sons, Judas Maccabaeus slaying Apolloninus, and Judas betraying Christ with a kiss; the maps show the presumed historical setting of the Garden of Eden and the Holy Land. One plate in this copy ("The Parting of Lot and Abraham") is bound in upside-down. Provenance: Title-page with inked inscription in upper margin: "Benjamin Morris to Samuel White Sept. 17th 1826," and with tipped-in typed slip noting presentation to a seminary by the Rev. John Cyrus Madden (class of 1893), who had received the book from Charles Reifschneider, a descendant of White. Spine with gilt-stamped leather label reading "Deborah Morris to" — only! Early 19th-century mottled sheep, covers framed in blind roll, spine with gilt-stamped title label and compartment decorations; scuffed and rubbed, gilt now mostly lost, front cover with inkstain, front joint cracked but holding and back one holed, back free endpaper lacking. Spine head chipped with one label partly cut (yes, cut) away, and foot with inked shelving number; other library markings including bookplate, pressure- and rubber-stamps, and a few typical annotations. Pages age-toned to browned with offsetting and foxing ranging from mild to moderate, occasional spotting and smudging, some dog-eared corners;some leaves with margins chipped or short edge tears, a few with tears extending into text (some with loss of a few letters). Two leaves in Jeremiah torn with upper portions lacking, one leaf crudely repaired some time ago, last leaf tattered; two final leaves (last portion of tables section and the subscribers list) lacking, with scraps of the "Table of Kindred & Affinity" laid in. => Marked by time and use, still an agreeable and interesting example of a noteworthy edition.

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        Erklärung der Kupfer zur Darstellung des Geschmacks der verschiedenen Völker.

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

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        America nach der zweyten Ausgabe von Arrowsmiths Weltcharte und dessen Globular-Projection, nach den Berichten der Jesuiten und anderer Reisebeschreiber, und nach Raynals, Gatterers, Angaben entworfen von C. Mannert Herausgegeben mit Kaiserl. Allerg. Privil. Nürnberg bey Adam Gottlieb Schneider u. Weigel. 1796.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Conrad Mannert b. Adam Gottlieb Schneider & Weigel in Nürnberg, dat. 1796, 53 x 60 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 201 (Conrad Mannert, 1756-1834. Historian and geographer. .); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 124 f. (Adam Gottlieb Schneider, 1745-1815. Cartographer and publisher of Nuremberg. Worked with Weigel. .). - Zeigt Nord- und Südamerika. - Oben links Titelkartusche. - Unten links Farbenerklärung zu den Besitzungen der Engländer, Portugiesen, Holländer, Franzosen, Spanier, Nordamerikanern und Russen. - Tadellos Zustand der altkolorierten und seltenen Karte! Rare map in perfect condition! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Art of Rigging: Containing an Alphabetic Explanation of the Terms, Directions for the Most Minute Operations, and The Method of Progressive Rigging

      David Steel. Hardcover. London, 1696. 8vo, original boards with crude tape on spine, viii, 232 pp. Illustrated with nine engraved plates, eight folding. Title continues: With Full and Correct Tables of the Dimensions and Quantities of Every Part of the Rigging of All Ships and Vessels. Particularly Useful to Boatswains. The exceedingly scarce first edition of David Steel's important early title on rigging. A fair copy in its original boards, with complete contents showing some intermittent foxing and dampstaining but remaining fairly bright despite the flaws. We have chosen to leave the binding intact to preserved restoration options for the buyer. OCLC 3500865, locating eight copies. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Good. 1796. First Edition.

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        CAMILLE COROT ( 1796-1875 ).

      - Photographie dite carte de visite ou portrait-carte, médaillon photographique d'un format 54x40mm monté sur carton d'un format 104x60mm, inscription imprimée sous la photographie : Et. Carjat et au dos " Photographie CARJAT & Cie, 56 rue Laffitte, au rez-de-Chaussée avec grand jardin ", quelques marques sombres et un léger petit accroc superficiel sans atteinte à la photographie. Peintre et ami du photographe Etienne Carjat , il fut l'un fondateur de l'école de Barbizon.

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        Oeuvres complètes.

      Leipsic, Gérard Fleischer, 1796. Nouvelle édition. 7 Bde. 263, 311, 295, 205, 367, 293 und 227 S. 16x10,5cm, zeitgenössische Halblederbde. mit Lederecken und marmorierten Deckelbezügen. Montierte goldgeprägte Rückentitelschilder, die jeweilige Bandnummer in einem goldgeprägten ovalen Eichenlaubkranz. Sehr dekorative Einbände! ZUSTAND: Einbände durchgehend leicht berieben. Band 2 mit Nagespuren im Leder (Vorderseite und an den Kapitalen). Papier innen in gutem bis sehr gutem Zustand. Mitunter allerdings etwas stockfleckig. Zustand siehe auch Foto. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Literatur, Werke, Litterature, Oeuvres, Werkausgaben, 18. Jahrhundert, Cervantes, Galatée, Bliombéris, Pierre, Célestine, Sophronyme, Sanche, Bathmendi, Numa pompilius, les deux billets, le bon menage, le bon père, la bonne mère, le bon fils, Myrtil et Chloé, Jeannot et Colin, les Jumeaux de Bergame, Héro et Léandre, le baiser, Blanche et Vermeille, Voltaire, Louis XII., Contes, précis historique sur les maures d\'espagne, Gonzalve de Cordoue

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        Ansichten des herzoglich württembergischen Landsitzes Hohenheim (28 von insgesamt 37 Blättern), nach der Natur gezeichnet von V. Heideloff (1757 - 1817) und durch kurze Beschreibungen erläutert,

      Nürnberg, bey Johann Friedrich Frauenholz, 1796 - 1800. 5 (von 6 Lieferungen) in ORIGINAL-BROSCHUREN, 28 kolorierte Aquatinta-Blätter 37 x 48 cm (Blattgröße), 25,5 x 31,5 cm (Motivgröße) mit je eine Seite Beschreibung, 37x48, grüne Original-Broschuren, ÄUSSERST UMFANGREICHE SAMMLUNG DIESER SEHR SELTENE ANSICHTEN IN DEN ORIGINAL-BROSCHUREN MIT JE EINER EINSEITIGEN BESCHREIBUNG aus den 5 (von 6) Lieferungen sind folgende Blätter vorhanden: aus der 2. Lieferung: Blatt 7:\"Die Meierei\", (Schefold Nr. 3184), Blatt 8:\"Das Römische Gefängnis\", (Schefold Nr.3185 ), Blatt 9:\"Das große Schweizerhaus\", (Schefold Nr. 3186), Blatt 10;\"Das Knabenhaus mit dem alten Thor und dem Wachthaus\" (Schefold Nr. 3187), aus der 3. Lieferung: Blatt 13;\"Das Gärtnerhaus\", (Schefold Nr. 3190), Blatt 15:\"Das Wirtshaus\" mit dem Bogen einer römischen Wasserleitung, (Schefold Nr. 3192), Blatt 16:\"Die Mühle\", (Schefold Nr. 3193), Blatt 17:\"Der Sibillentempel\", bezeichnet C.K.F,, (Schefold Nr. 3194), 4. Lieferung: Blatt 18:\"Der alte Thurm bey dem Wasserfall, (Schefold Nr. 3195), Blatt 19:\"Das Schulhaus\", l. Reste eines Aquadukts, (Schefold Nr. 3196), Blatt 20:\"Die Militairstraße\" mit dem geplanten Nordtor, (Schefold Nr.3197 ), Blatt 21:\"Das Spielhaus und der Spiel Platz\" (Schefold Nr. 3198), Blatt 22:\"Die gothische Kirche mit dem Karthaeuser Kloster, (Schefold Nr. 3199), Blatt 23:\"Der alte Thurm\", (Schefold Nr. 3200), 5. Lieferung: Blatt 24:\"Der Flor Tempel\", (Schefold Nr. 3201), Blatt 25:\"Der Bogen und das Fischer Haus\", (Schefold Nr. 3202), Blatt 26:\"Der Merkurs Tempel oder die drey Kuppeln\", (Schefold Nr. 3203), Blatt 27:\"Die Säule\", (Schefold Nr. 3204), Blatt 28:\"Der Feigensaal\" (Schefold Nr. 3205), Blatt 29;\"Die großen Römischen Bäder\", (Schefold Nr. 3206), 6. Lieferung: Blatt 30;\"Die drey Säulen des donnernden Jupiters\", (Schefold Nr. 3207), Blatt 31;\"Die Pyramide des Caestus\", (Schefold Nr. 3208), Blatt 32;\"Die Gothische Capelle beim Wasserfall\", (Schefold Nr. 3209), Blatt 33;\"Die Einsiedeley\", (Schefold Nr. 3210), Blatt 34:\"Conzert Saal in den Überbleibseln des Tempels der Cybele\", (Schefold Nr. 3211), Blatt 35:\"Das Laboratorium\", (Schefold Nr. 3212), Blatt 36;\"See mit einer Insel beim rothen Thurm\", (Schefold Nr. 3213), Blatt 37:\"Die Kaesküche\", (Schefold Nr. 3214), die Einbände insbesondere an Rücken etwas lädiert, innen teilweise minimal fingerfleckig Versand D: 5,00 EUR La 36089, Originalgraphik, i

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Der Insecten erster Theil. [Und:] Der Insecten zweyter Theil. [Und:] Der Insecten dritter Theil.

      Augsburg, Engelbrechtische, - 1798 1796 - Kl.8°, 1. Teil: Gestochenes Titelbl., XLVIII, 376 S. u. 1 zweimal gefaltete gestochene «Instructionstafel» u. 46 gestochene u. handkolorierte Taf.; 2. Teil: Gestochenes Titelblatt., 424 S. u. 52 gestochene handkolorierte Taf.; 3. Teil: Gestochenes Titelbl., 418 S., 11 Bl. Register u. 52 gestochene handkolorierte Taf., Kart. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückenschildchen, Rundum-Rotschnitt, Deckel u. Kanten etw. berieben, einige Abspleissungen des Überzugspapiers, Ecken etw. bestossen, jeweils Einträge von alter Hand a. Vs.; die Tafeln in Bd. 2 im Text verteilt eingebunden, im 1. und 3. Teil hingegen im Anhang auf Vakat-Trägerblättern montiert, die mit den Insekten-Bezeichnungen von alter Hand in Tinte beschrieben sind (die Tafeln im Bund vom Leim tlw. fleckig bzw. gespleisst); 1. Teil: Blatt mit den S. 65 f. fehlt; 2. Teil: Taf. 38 etw. gebräunt; 3. Teil: Käfer Nr. 202 auf Taf. 29 und Käfer Nr. 228 auf Taf. 32 ausgeschnitten, Käfer Nr. 310 auf Taf. 39 mit Verlusten, Taf. 47 verkehrt eingehängt; allg. gutes, farbfrisches Ex. Jeweils Erstausgabe. - Der vollständige Teil der Insekten (bei 25 Bänden des Gesamtwerks). - Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm (1758 - 1811) war der Sohn des Augsburger Kupferstechers und Kunstverlegers Christian Wilhelm, Inhabers der Martin Engelbrechtischen Kunsthandlung. Er besuchte von 1767 bis 1777 das Gymnasium bei St. Anna, studierte von 1777 bis 1781 in Leipzig Theologie, Philosophie und Philologie bei den Professoren Ernst Platner, Samuel Friedrich Nathanael Morus and Johann August Ernesti. Seit 1781 war er im Dienst der protestantischen Kirche in Augsburg, 1782/83 vertretungsweise auch Lehrer am Gymnasium bei St. Anna. Von 1786 bis 1796 war er Diakon der Barfüsser-Pfarrei, von 1796 bis 1806 Diakon bei St. Jakob und von 1806 bis 1811 Pfarrer der Barfsser-Pfarrei. Wilhelm war Mitglied mehrerer naturforschender Vereinigungen: ?Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin?, ?Naturforschende Gesellschaft zu Halle?, ?Vaterländische Gesellschaft der Ärzte und Naturforscher Schwabens? und ?Regensburgische Botanische Gesellschaft? Er war ein beliebter Prediger und Verfasser von Artikeln für Kalender, Almanache und Zeitschriften (überwiegend anonym). Seit 1792 Veröffentlichung der Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte im väterlichen Verlag in wöchentlichen Lieferungen, mit Illustrationen von namhaften Augsburger Kupferstechern. 1600 gr. Schlagworte: Biologie - Insektenkunde [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TA., Brauhaus ( königl.), "Ansicht des Königl. Brauhauses und der Stadt Potsdam in der Entfernung".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. ( Joh. Friedr. Nagel), 1796, 17,7 x 28,5 Berndt, Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1296 und Farbabb. - Aus der Serie: "Sammlung aller schönen und merckwürdigen Parthien in sämtlichen Preussischen Staaten für seine Majestät den König, 1788".

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        Camilla: or, A picture of youth. By the author of Evelina and Cecilia. 5 vols.

      Printed for T. Payne. 1796 - xlviii, 390, [1, ad. & colophon], [1, blank]; [4], 432; [4], 468; [4], 432; [4], 556 pp. 12mo. Some sl. occasional foxing & light browning, clean tears to B7, G9 Vol. I, marginal repair to verso of D3, tear to one letter of catchword to H1 & to blank lower corner of final leaf Vol. II. Clean tear to H8 Vol. III, & with sl. loss of text to I5, with loss not affecting text to Q6. Sl. marginal tears to B9 & 10 Vol. IV, and not affecting text to H12 & K2. Tear without loss to D10, X10 & Y10 Vol. V. Expertly rebound in quarter sprinkled calf, double gilt ruled bands, red morocco labels, marbled boards, vellum tips, fresh contemporary endpapers & pastedowns. Generally a v.g. clean set. ESTC T144705. First edition. The appearance of Jane Austen's name among the list of subscribers marks the beginning of her literary career, and is thought to be the first time her name appears in print; it may be the only time, as her own novels were all published anonymously. Tradition has it that Jane Austen was dependent on her father for the guinea fee, but news of the subscription probably came through her maternal relations. The vicar at Great Bookham, where Burney completed the novel, was the Revd Samuel Cooke, Jane Austen?s godfather, whose wife Cassandra, née Leigh, was a cousin of Jane Austen?s mother, also born Cassandra Leigh. (P. Garside, Subscribing Fiction in Britain, 1780?1829.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Virgile, traduites en Francois, le texte vis-a-vis la traduction, avec des remarques, par M. l\'abbe Des Fontaines, nouvelle edition.

      Paris, Plassan, 1796 (an. IV). Bände 1 - 4 LXI, 478; 437; 447; 510 S. mit 1 Porträt und 17 Kupferstichen von J.B.M.Dupreel, J.B.Simonet, Dambrun, Delvaux, Baquois, Delignon, N. Thomas, N. Ponce, L.M.Halbou, Baquoy, Duamel nach Moreau und Zocchi. 23 x 16 cm, Halbleder Einband berieben und bestoßen. Innen in Band 1 mit einem Wappenexlibris, die übrigen Bände mit einer Ornamentrosette in Kupferstich. Immer wieder etwas fleckig. Gelegentlich Bleistiftanstreichungen und -marginalien. Gutes Leseexemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Vergil, Französische Revolution,

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        Sammlung electrischer [elektrischer] Spielwerke für junge Electriker [Elektriker]. Siebente [UND: Achte; UND: Neunte] Lieferung.

      Nürnberg und Altdorf J C Monath und J F Kußler 1799 1804; 1796 - (EA); 3 Teile in 1 Band; ca 18x11 cm; (4) 59 (1) Seiten mit 7 Kupfertafeln, (4) 84 Seiten mit 10 Kupfertafeln, 32 Seiten mit 9 Kupfertafeln; Halbledereinband d. Zt. (Einband bestoßen, Rücken berieben, Name auf Titelblatt [der 7. Lieferung], Kupfertafeln teils knittrig; sonst guter Zustand) Insgesamt erschienen 10 Lieferungen. Die neunte und die zehnte Lieferung sind sehr selten. 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Introduction à l'analyse infinitésimale. Traduite du latin. avec des notes par J.B. Labey

      Barrois, Paris 1796 - ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Première édition en français. Cet ouvrage fondamental dans l'histoire des mathématiques a été publié pour la première fois en latin de 1748. Printing and the Mind of Man 196 : "In his 'Introduction to Mathematical Analysis' Euler did for modern anlysis what Euclid had done for ancient geometry. It contains an exposition of algebra, trigonometry and analytical geometry, both plane and solid, a definition of logarithms as exponents, and important contributions to the theory of equations. He evolved the modern exponential treatment of logarithms, including the fact that each number has an infinity of natural logarithms. In the early chapters there appears for the first time the definition of mathematical function, one of the fundamental concepts of modern mathematics." Reliures un peu frottées, une auréole d'humidité en coin des premiers feuillets du premier volume, mais assez bon exemplaire. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________. 2 volumes in-4. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Format : 2 volumes in-4. Collation : (2), XIV, (2), 364 pp., un tableau dépliant / (8), 424 pp. 16 planches dépliantes. Basane marbrée, dos à nerfs orné, étiquettes rouges et vertes, tranches rouges. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Première édition en français. Cet ouvrage fondamental dans l'histoire des mathématiques a été publié pour la première fois en latin de 1748. Printing and the Mind of Man 196 : "In his 'Introduction to Mathematical Analysis' Euler did for modern anlysis what Euclid had done for ancient geometry. It contains an exposition of algebra, trigonometry and analytical geometry, both plane and solid, a definition of logarithms as exponents, and important contributions to the theory of equations. He evolved the modern exponential treatment of logarithms, including the fact that each number has an infinity of natural logarithms. In the early chapters there appears for the first time the definition of mathematical function, one of the fundamental concepts of modern mathematics." Reliures un peu frottées, une auréole d'humidité en coin des premiers feuillets du premier volume, mais assez bon exemplaire. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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        Charte von der Altenmark Nach einer neuen astronomischen Beobachtung, den besten Charten und einer handschriftlichen Zeichnung neu-entworfen von F.L. Güssefeld. - Nürnberg bey den Homannischen Erben. 1796. - Mit Kayserl. allergnädihster Freyheit.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich n. Franz Ludwig Güssefeld b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1796, 46,5 x 47 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 150f. - Zeigt die Altmark von der Elbe im Süden und Osten bis Magdeburg und Niedersachsen im Westen. - Die Karte zeigt die Einteilung in Kreise, Ämter und Städte. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Neue und vollstaendige Post-Carte durch ganz Deutschland und die benachbarten Lande nach den bewaertesten Nachrichten entworfen von F.L. Güssefeld. Anno 1796. - Carte Generale Des Routes de Poste de l'Empire d'Allemagne et des Pays Voisins, dressée avec Soin par F.L.G. aux depens des Heritiers de Chr. Weigel & Schneider. Mit Kayserl. allergn. Privil.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Franz Ludwig Guessefeld b. Weigel & Schneider in Nürnberg, dat. 1796, 58 x 69,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 367. - Postroutenkarte von Deutschland mit den anliegenden Ländern von Böhmen, Mähren, Schlesien, Pommern, Tirol, Österreich, Benelux, Nordwest Frankreich, Schweiz und der Norden von Italien. - Oben links Titel und Erklärungen. - Die Karte mit zusätzlicher Titelkopfleiste. - Unter der Karte "In Sachsen ist den T. Postmeistern erlaubt, von extra Posten wegen der Berge und der schlechten wege sich 1/2 Meile mehr bezahlen zu lassen". - Seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        DICCIONARIO GEOGRAFICO UNIVERSAL, que comprende la descripción de las quatro partes del mundo, y de las Naciones, Imperios, Reynos, Repúblicas, y otros estados, provincias, territorios, ciudades, villas y lugares memorables, lagos, rios, desiertos, montañas, volcanes, mares, puertos, golfos, islas, penínsulas, itsmos, bancos, cabos, &c. que se encuentran en el Globo Terraqueo. Séptima edición, corregida y añadida en lo que corresponde a España [.], por D. I. A - B. II. C - D. III. F - K. IV. L - N. V. O - S. VI. T - Z

      1796 - Madrid. En la Imprenta de Don Joseph Doblado. Francisco Martínez Dávila. 1806-1815. Seis volúmenes. O.C. En 8º mayor, 4h inclusa portada con escudo del impresor, 393pp, 367pp y vuelta, 372pp, 451pp, 498pp, 372pp. Bonita encuadernación pasta española época, doble tejuelo, hierros dorados en lomera, cortes tintados. Mínimos exponentes de imperfecciones en las encuadernaciones: esto es, algunos pequeños roces aleatorios en puntas y cejas, un par o tres de -apenas perceptibles- taladros de polilla superficiales sin llegar al cuerpo, restauración de buena factura en punta de cabeza de contacubierta al vol. II y al III, pequeña restauración de antiguo en piel de cubierta. Salvo por lo relacionado, ejemplar en muy buen estado general, sólido y limpio. Texto a dos columnas, la primera imprenta para el primer vol. Aunque la fecha es s. xix, a todas luces las planchas y el papel son característicos del s. xviii. Del prólogo: (sic) El primer fundamento de este Diccionario Geográfico Universal fue escrito en inglés por Lorenzo Echard cuya obra traduxo al francés Mr. Wosgien (i.e. Jean Baptiste Ladvocat) por los años de 1756 añadido con muchos pueblos del gran reyno de Francia y al español con varias adiciones don Juan de La-Serna, y últimamente en la edición que se hizo de 1793 la coordinó don Antonio Montpalau. Laurence Echard, 1670?-1730. Jean Baptiste Ladvocat, 1709-1765. BGE.CCSP85-B2120. CCPB000114420-0, para una las ediciones de 1975, ésta no la colaciona. Palau. 78011.

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        Le Fabriche e i Disegni di Andrea Palladio. Raccolti ed illustrati da Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi. Tomo 1-4 + Le Terme die Romani, disegnete da Andrea Palladio, publ. in London, 1732 (complete with all plates, bound in 2 vols.)

      Rossi, Vicenza, 1796. IV, 128/ 76/ 111/ 80/ 55 S. Halbleder vol 1: portrait of Palladio as frontispice and 52/ vol 2: with 51, vol. 3: with 52, vol. 4: with 54 engraved plates (complete). The added: Le Terme die Romani with an additional portrait of Palladio and 25 engraved plates. At all: 234 plates with views and plans of the buildings and 2 portraits of Palladio. Cover only mildly worn at edges, paper with little foxing througout. Spine with gilted titel. 4°. Guter Zustand/ Good Versand D: 3,50 EUR

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        Handbuch für praktische Forst- und Jagdkunde, in alphabetischer Ordnung ausgearbeitet von einer Gesellschaft Forstmänner und Jäger. 2 Bde. (von 3). Buchstaben A-R.

      Leipzig, Schwickert, 1796. XV, 826; 898 S. mit Frontinspizen und einem Notenstich mit den Hornsignalen bei der Jagd 21 x 14 cm, Pappbände der Zeit mit handschriftlicher Rückenbeschriftung und umlaufendem Farbschnitt Einbände berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt und fleckig. Schnitt angeschmutzt, fleckig und bei Band 2 wasserrandig. Handschriftliche Besitzervermerke (H. von Seldeneck) auf den Titeln. Durchgehend fleckig. Gutes Leseexemplar.\"Die Freiherren von Seldeneck sind ein evangelisches Adelsgeschlecht das aus einer morganatischen Beziehung zwischen Wilhelm Ludwig von Baden-Durlach, dem Bruder des Markgrafen Karl Friedrich von Baden-Durlach und der Christine Wilhelmine Franziska Schortmann hervorging.Markgraf Karl Friedrich erhob die Familie seines Bruders am 27. Januar 1777 in den Adelsstand und verlieh ihr Namen und Wappen des untergegangenen Rittergeschlechts der Seldeneck.Die Familie Seldeneck besaß Anteile an den Orten Bötzingen, Oberschaffhausen und Gottenheim, sowie das Majorat Mühlburg. 1770 gründete Wilhelm Ludwig die Mühlburger Brauerei, die bis zu ihrem Verkauf 1921 unter Kontrolle der Familie Seldeneck blieb.\" (Wikipedia) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Jagd

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        Aktenmäßige Darstellung der Deutschen Union, und ihrer Verbindung mit dem Illuminaten-, Freimaurer- und Rosenkreutzer-Orden. Ein nöthiger Anhang zu den höchst wichtigen Erinnerungen zur rechten Zeit.

      Wien, Rehm 1796; EA; kl.-8°; 301 (3) S. mit 1 gefalteten Tabelle; HLdr d. Zt. mit farbigen R`schild (leicht bestoßen, vereinzelt ganz gering stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar)Versand D: 5,00 EUR Freimaurer

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        Biblia Dat is de Gantsche H. Schrifture vervattende alle de Canonyke Boeken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments, uyt de Oorspronkelyke Talen in onze Nederlandsche Tale getrouwelyk overgezet door Last van de Hoog Moog. Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenigde Nederl. en volgens het besluyt van de Sinode Nationael gehouden tot Dordrecht in de Jaaren 1618 en 1619. Door gemeene ordre der Kerken van Drukfouten verbeterd. WITH: Het Boek der Psalmen, nevens de Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland in gebruik. Door last van de Hoog Mogende Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, Uit drie berijmingen, In den jaare 1773, gekooren, Met de noodige daar in gemaakte veranderingen. (Biblia/Bijbel).

      Haarlem, Johannes Enschede en Zoonen/Psalms etc.: Amsterdam, Johannes Bouwer, and Widow Johannes Ratelband 1796/1802. (gegraveerde titelpagina) 416, 126 folia, z.p., 77 (3) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, 2 zilveren sloten, 4 zilveren hoeken, 2 zilveren kettingklampen met een zilveren ketting van ca. 2 meter lang, goud op snede en geciseleerd boekblok, 8° H. 18,5 x B. 12 x D. 7 cm. (mist de titelpagina van het Nieuwe Testament, zijkanten rug vakkundig gerestaureerd. Staphorster kettingbijbel met daarin het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, de Psalmen en Gezangen en de Formulieren. Aantrekkelijke band gebonden in zwart geciseleerd leer voorzien van zilverwerk en een vergulde snede met een geciseleerd bloemmotief. Het zilveren beslag is vormgegeven in de bekende schelpvorm, omgeven door enkele florale en ornamentale motieven. De vorm van dit beslag was afkomstig uit Friesland en werd vervaardigd in de stad Meppel. Rond Staphorst werd deze vormgeving bijzonder populair en hierdoor is vrijwel al het Staphorster boekzilver uniform aan aan dit beslag. In de binnenzijde van het bovenste slot is de naam Cornelia J.J. Wartena gegraveerd. Het zilverwerk op kerkboeken diende als statussymbool, aan de band kon men de stand en rijkdom van een kerkganger aflezen. De Staphorster Bijbels werden vaak aan een koord of aan een ketting gedragen en behoorde bij de streekdracht voor de zondag. De zilveren ketting van dit exemplaar geeft aan dat deze het eigendom was van een vermogend persoon, de mindere stand droeg de Bijbel aan een blauw koord of in geval van rouw een zwart koord.) (engraved titlepage) 416, 126 folia, n.p., 77 (3) p. Contemporary Leather with 6 raised bands, 2 silver clasps, 4 silver corner-pieces, 2 silver chain holders with a ca. 2 meters long silver chain, gilt-edged and gauffred text block, 8° H. 18,5 x L. 12 x W. 7 cm. (lacks the titlepage for the New Testament, the side edges of the spine are skillfully restored. Staphorst chainbible containing the Old and New Testament, the Psalmes and Hymns and the Forms. Attractive binding bound in black gauffred leather decorated with silver and gilt-edged text block, gauffred with a design of flowers. The silver work is shaped in the common shell shape, surrounded by some floral and ornamental designs. The shape of this silver work came from the Province of Friesland and was made in the city Meppel. This design became very populair around Staphorst and due to that almost all the silver work on books from Staphorst is alike. The inner side of the top clasp has the name Cornelia J.J. Wartena engraved. The silver work on churchbooks was seen as a status symbol, the binding showed the social class and wealth of a churchgoer. The Staphorst Bibles were often worn at a rope or chain and belonged to the traditional costume for the Sunday. The silver chain of this copy points out that it was the property of a wealthy person, the lower class wore the Bible at a blue rope or in the case of mourning a black rope.) Noordwijk, B. van (2013). Zilver voor de Zondag. Boecxkens met Pragtigh Sluytwerck, p. 53-58 / Storm van Leeuwen, J. (2006). Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century Volume IIB, p. 1009, 1239-1242.

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        NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann.

      - Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann’s very rare large format map is one of the great 18th century maps of New Hampshire, and the earliest reasonably obtainable rendering of the Samuel Holland’s groundbreaking survey. This very rare and beautifully designed map is the only reasonably obtainable large format 18th Century map of New Hampshire. Made by the prominent Prussian cartographer Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann it was separately published in 1796 in Hamburg as part of series of 10 maps meant to accompany Christoph Daniel Ebeling great description and history of the United States, Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte von Amerika (7 vols, 1793-1816). Largely based on the first scientific survey of the state, conducted by Samuel Holland from 1770 to 1775, Sotzmann’s map presents an exactingly detailed and highly accurate rendering of New Hampshire. With toponymy in German, the state is divided into ‘Grafshafts’ (counties), which are further divided into numerous townships, of which some had been established only very recently. The depiction of the physical landscape is very thorough, with numerous lakes and rivers delineated and areas of elevation distinguished by hachures. Indeed, this is one of the first maps to shown a realistic depiction of the White Mountains and associated ranges. The state’s road system is carefully depicted as are many other aspects of the human geography, such as mills (distinguished by the symbol of a six-pointed wheel), churches/meeting houses (portrayed pictographically), as well as the locations of hundreds of rural homesteads, some of which are specifically labeled. Several private land patents are also outlined and named. The map also features a number of interesting details, such as the location of ‘Dartmouth Collegium’ (Dartmouth College), founded along the banks of the Connecticut River in 1769. An interesting detail includes the delineation of two alternative projections of the ‘Mason Curve Line’ as separately surveyed in 1768 and 1769. These surveys were conducted in an effort to demarcate the boundaries of "Mason’s Curve", a giant proprietary land grant that extended 60 miles beyond Portsmouth. Originally granted by James I to John Mason in 1622, the title was purchased from Mason’s decedents by investors in 1767. Unfortunately, for the new claimants, their title was annulled during the American Revolution. The observer will immediately notice that the map is exceptionally well designed, with the typography and engraved physical details carefully sized and spaced so as to maximize clarity, granting a simple beauty to the composition. Sotzmann developed this signature style of cartographic design, in part due to his many years working alongside architects and civil engineers (whose plans necessarily had be drafted in a clean and clear style), which was also in line with the prevailing ethic of Enlightenment empiricism, which eschewed superfluous details. The Sources of the Sotzmann Map The principal source for Sotzmann’s map was Samuel Holland’s A Topographical Map of the State of New Hampshire (London, 1784). Holland’s map represented one of the finest regional surveys ever undertaken in the British American colonies. It was an offshoot of the General Survey of British North America, an epic programme to systematically map the Britain’s North American dominions through trigonometric surveys, which lasted from 1764 to 1775. While the General Survey was never completed, due the advent of the American Revolution, its achievements represented the largest and most technically impressive surveying operation ever undertaken to date. Samuel Holland (1728-1801), a seasoned British military engineer of Dutch birth, was charged with heading the Northern Department of the General Survey, which aimed to map the entire area from Quebec and the Canadian Maritimes down the Potomac River. Meanwhile, William Gerard De Brahm, as head of the Southern Survey, was to work northwards from Florida. Notably, the General Survey’s prior

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        Praktisches Handbuch für Künstler u. Oekonomen. Enth. Anweisungen zum Seifensieden, Bereitung d. Parfumes, Feuerwerkerei, Konditorei, Bierbrauen, Lederbereitung, Vertilgung d. schädlichen Insekten, u. a. in die Haus- u. Landwirthschaft einschl. Gegen

      Berlin, Pauli 1796. 8°. Stücktitelbl., Reihentitelbl., 448 S., 6 nn. Bll. (Register), mit e. kleinen Kopfzierleiste a. jeder Seite. Halblederband d. Zeit, mit zwei goldgeprägten Rückenschildern u. dekorativer goldgeprägter Rückenverzierung, Vorsatz marmoriert, Schnitt rotgefärbt, Rückenschild abgerieben, Rückenleder brüchig u. an d. Kapitalen gelöst. Mit einigen Eintragungen v. alter Hand im Text. \"BSB-AK. Vgl. Poggend. 1,1496 - L. (1764-1819), Naturwissenschaftler, übersetzte u. a. diverse naturwissenschaftliche Schriften a. d. Französischen u. gab auch die ersten 11 Bde. d. in Paris erschienenen \"\"Archives des decouvertes et inventions (etc.)\"\" heraus. Vorlieg. \"\"Praktisches Handbuch\"\" ist der in sich abgeschloss. 4. Bd. d. 1. Aufl. d. \"\"Enzyclopädie\"\" f. Künstler.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Hausbücher, Handbücher

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        De L'Economie Politique et Morale de L'Espece Humaine. Zwei Bände.

      London, Cooper et Graham, 1796. - (24), 408 S. und (4), 454 S., etwas spätere Halbleder-Bände mit roten goldegrägten Rückenschildern, ovalen Bandnummern-Schildern und Linienvergoldung (die Rücken stellenweise gebräunt und berieben, die Ecken ebenfalls etwas berieben). Erste Ausgabe. (Kreis B 3197). "Jean (Johann) Herrenschwand (1728 - 1812) gehörte zu den Physiokraten der Spätzeit. Vielleicht sollte er überhaupt nicht zu den Physiokraten gerechnet werden, denn er war kein Anhänger der Orthodoxie. Aber er war ein befähigter Wirtschaftswissenschaftler." (Schumpeter, Geschichte der ökon. Analyse, S. 294). Herrenschwand "forme la transition entre l'ècole de Quesnay et celle d'Adam Smith." (Blanqui, Histoire de l'Economie politique, 1842, II, 437). Sein Anliegen war es, "ein System der politischen Ökonomie unter dem Aspekt der Humanität zu errichten. Als eigenständiger Denker stand er den damals geltenden Theoriegruppen der Nationalökonomie kritisch gegenüber und vermochte sich daher keiner Richtung anschließen." (A. Tautscher in der NDB, VIII, 682). In der Schweiz geboren, lebte er bis zur Jahrhundertwende in London, später in Paris und veröffentlichte alle Werke in französischer Sprache, was Roscher zu der Bemerkung veranlasste, daß "ein Niedersitzen gleichsam zwischen drei Stühlen, . seiner Wirksamkeit natürlich sehr schaden mußte." . - Innendeckel mit kl. zeitgen ex libris, Titelblätter verso und 2 weitere S. mit gelöschten Bibl.-stempeln, nur die ersten und letzten Seiten leicht stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ueber das Organ der Seele.

      Friedrich Nicolovius, Königsberg 1796 - 4to (247 x 210 mm). [8] 86 [2] pp. Signatures: ?4 A-K4 L2 chi2, 48 leaves. Errata on final leaf chi2r. 3 engraved plates, the first signed 'Koeck delineavit, Soemmering direxit, Lud. Schmidt scups' (the other two with the engraver's signature only), numbered Tab I, Tab I (an outline of the previous plate) and Tab II. 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, spine titled in gilt (little rubbed, corners bumped). Text only little browned, title-page a bit soiled, browned and spotted; light dampstains to lower corner of first and final leaves and plates, foxing to final plate and final leaf. Provenance: Walter Pagel library (ownership label to front pastedown), autograph letter from Walther Riese to Walter Pagel and xerox copy of article by Riese about this work loosely inserted*. ---- Norman 1973; NLM/Blake, p. 424; Choulant-Frank p. 306; Warda, Kant, 159. FIRST EDITION. Soemmerring held to the ancient notion that the cerebral cavities were the seat of the soul. His investigation in support of this hypothesis advanced our knowledge of the anatomy of the brain and provoked important philosophical discussion. "The effect of Soemmerring's publication was sensational. But it also provoked much criticsm. It was openly rejected by others. What the profession had to say was of minor importance when compared with the comments made by two of Soemmerring's greatest contemporaries: Goethe and Kant. The work was dedicated to Kant" (Riese, p.314). Soemmerring corresponded with Kant before the publication of the book and invited him to write a response to his work. Kant's 'Bemerkungen zu Soemmerring's Ueber das Organ der Seele' were appended to a letter to Soemmering, 10 August 1795, and first printed here on pp. 81-86. Tab I is "the first correct picture of the mesial aspect of the cerebral hemispheres, a sagittal section, showing the ventricular system and its walls" (Riese, p. 312). According to Choulant it was still the best available in 1852, though Riese says that it falls far short of modern illustrations. Tab II "represents the fourth ventricle of the brain opened from above and from behind" (Choulant). The plates were drawn by Christian Koeck (1759-1825), trained by Soemmering as a scientific draughtsman. Tab I is followed by an outline plate, also labeled as Tab I; Tab II has the shaded and outline images one above the other. The outlines are keyed to the printed captions on the last leaf of letterpress. *Laid in is a long autograph letter from Walther Riese to Pagel ('Mein Lieber Walter (ohne H.) Pagel.') dated 10 March 1966 and referring to Riese's article on the book (present as a xeroxcopy). Walther Riese, The 150 th anniversary of S. T. Soemmerring's Organ of the Soul. The reaction of his contemporaries and its significance today, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 20 (1946) pp. 310-321. (R. Gaskell, Books from the Library of Walter Pagel, Pt. II, 173). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die zwo Schwestern P ... und W ... oder neu entdecktes Freymaurer- und Revolutionssystem. Ganz Deutschland besonders aber Oesterreich aus Originalfreymaurerschriften vorgelegt.

      (Augsburg), 1796; EA; (8) 331 (1) S.; Pbd d. Zt. mit R`schild (Einband gering bestoßen, wenig fleckig, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz entfernt) Angebunden: (SATTLER, Benedikt); Drey Fragen: I. Wie entstund die heutige Freydenkerey, Maurerey etc.? II. Wie verbreitete sie sich so sehr? III. Wie kann sie unterdrücket werden? In eben so vielen Kapiteln beantwortet, und anderen zum beantworten übergeben von einem katholischen Patrioten Deutschlands. (Augsburg, Rieger) 1795; (12) 186 S. Zwei seltene Freimaurerschriften in 1 Band! Im ersten Teil handelt es sich um Rezessionen aus dem \"Journal für Freimaurer\", Wien 1780-87. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Freimaurer

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        1796 Military Appointment Signed By John Jay, Governor of New York State and Lewis A. Scott, Secretary of N.Y. State

      New York, 1796. Partially printed and completed in manuscript: "The People of the State of New-York, By the Grace of God, Free and Independent: To Ezra Hallock Gentleman Greeting. We, reposing especial trust and confidence, as well as in your patriotism, conduct and loyalty, as in your valour and readiness to do us good and faithful service, Have appointed and constituted, and by these presents Do appoint and constitute you the said Ezra Hallock Lieutenant of a Company in the Regiment of Militia in the County of Suffolk whereof Sylvester Dering Esquire, is Lieutenant Colonel Commandant: You are, therefore to take the said Company into your charge and care...Witness our trusty and well-beloved John Jay Esquire Governor of the State of New-York, General and Commander in Chief....at Our City of New York the Fifteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six and in the Twentieth year of our Independence. Passed the Secretary's Office, the 5th day of April 1796 (signed) Lewis A. Scott Secretary", with the border having the remains of the paper-covered seal, signed below by John Jay; approx. 8" x 13 1/2" size; being 1/4 of a four sided folded sheet, the only other writing being the name "Lieutenant Hallock" at one border; old fold lines, matte-burn line along edges; some discoloration at very edges; old tape at top of the document, the back reinforced with archival tissue along the fold-line; hole worn-through at the seal-circle; still a very well-printed, clearly signed document in very good condition. Provenance: directly via descent through the Hallock family, with a short hand-written list of names tracing the chronology; the Hallocks of the north fork were one of the first settler families on the east end of Long Island in the 17th century.. Manuscript. Not Bound. Very Good.

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        De l'Influence des passions sur le bonheur des Individus et des Nations.

      chez Jean Mourer ; Hignou et Comp., A Lausanne en Suisse 1796 - In-8 de 376-(2) pp., cartonnage papier vert, étiquette manuscite (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale de deuxième état. Mme de Staël avait tout juste trente ans lorqu'elle publia cet imortant ouvrage, le premier de ceux qui allaient fonder sa réputation littéraire. L'ouvrage devait compter deux parties ; celle-ci, sur le bonheur des individus, et la seconde, sur le bonheur des Nations, qui ne fut jamais composée. « A peine l'ouvrage venait-il d'être publié que Mme de Staël décidait d'y apporter quelques indispensables modifications d'élocution, lesquelles entrainèrent pour l'éditeur la constitution de six cartons, en sorte que son édition se trouve représentée en deux « états » différents, bien qu'ils comportent, tous deux, le même nombre de pages et qu'ils soient agrémentés, tous deux, du même errata ». Très bon exemplaire. Escoffier, 81 ; Schazmann, 22 ; Longchamp, 29. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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