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        Mémoires ou essais sur la musique par le C.en Grétry, Membre de l'Institut National de France...

      Parigi, Imprimerie de la Republique, Anno V Pluviose (1796/1797). Tre volumi in 8vo (cm. 19,2); belle legature recenti in piena pelle a 5 nervi con fregi e titoli in oro; pp. (4), VIII, 441, (1); (4), XXII, 419, (1); (4), 516. PRIMA edizione completa. Gretry, compositore franco-belga, studiò a Liegi violino, clavicembalo e composizione; in seguito, venuto in Italia con una borsa di studio, fu allievo di G.B. Casali a Roma ed ebbe contatti con padre Martini e N. Piccinni. La spiccata sensibilità scenica, la grazia e la spontaneità melodica gli attirarono fama e successo duraturo; ebbe l'ammirazione, fra gli altri, di Diderot e di Rousseau. Nel 1789 pubblicò a Parigi "Mémoires... sur la musique". Questo volume contiene la storia della sua vita e delle sue opere. Nel 1796/1797 aggiunse altri 2 volumi. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        Camilla: Or, A Picture of Youth. By the Author of Evilina and Cecilia. In Five Volumes.

      London: Printed for T. Payne, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1796.. [Literature]. FIRST EDITION, five volumes, twelvemo (18 x 11cm). Half tan calf with spines ruled in compartments, black and green leather labels, gilt decoration, marbled sides and endpapers, edges speckled. Contents clean, armorial bookplate of Charles Henry Grove, Rector at Sedghill, Salisbury, signature of Philippa Grove, later ownership of Roger Peers of Dorchester, bindings used but showing well; a couple with neat repairs to joints, some chipping/rubbing. A very good set. Fanny Burney, or Frances D'Arblay as she signed the dedication page, lived in the midst of a exceptionally brilliant social circle. Among the subscribers listed in volume I were Jane Austen, Horace Walpole, Mrs. Garrick and Edmund Burke.

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        Karte von dem Gross Ruschischen Reiche in Europa

      Artist: Reilly Franz Johann Joseph (d) ; issued in: Vienna; date: (d)1796 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower margin perfectly restored; - size (in cm): 56 x 75; - description: Map shows the west part of Russia; - vita of the artist: Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly (1766 - 1820) Vienna. He was an Austrian and produced over 830 maps for his great atlas project, -Schauplatz der funf Theile der Welt- between the years 1789 and 1806. Of these 830 maps published over this time span of seventeen years, he 'showcased' but one part of the world, Europe. Maps of the other four continents remained unpublished. The maps of the Schauplatz .were drawn to a uniform criteria.Reilly's Grosser deutscher Atlas was also notable as the first completely 'Austrian' atlas. This large world atlas, containing relatively few maps, was issued between 1794 and the end of 1796. Reilly may have used Franz Anton Schraembl's work as his model, at least in part.

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        Camilla: Or, A Picture of Youth By the Author of Evilina and Cecilia In Five Volumes

      London: Printed for T. Payne, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1796.. [Literature]. FIRST EDITION, five volumes, twelvemo (18 x 11cm). Half tan calf with spines ruled in compartments, black and green leather labels, gilt decoration, marbled sides and endpapers, edges speckled. Contents clean, armorial bookplate of Charles Henry Grove, Rector at Sedghill, Salisbury, signature of Philippa Grove, later ownership of Roger Peers of Dorchester, bindings used but showing well; a couple with neat repairs to joints, some chipping/rubbing. A very good set. Fanny Burney, or Frances D'Arblay as she signed the dedication page, lived in the midst of a exceptionally brilliant social circle. Among the subscribers listed in volume I were Jane Austen, Horace Walpole, Mrs. Garrick and Edmund Burke.

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        Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

      - London: Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Churchyard 1796. First edition. (4),262,(6) pp. Complete with Appendix, Notes and List of Authors Books. Contemporary green half-calf, rubbed. Small inkspot verso title and first page Advertisement, and small inkspots on pages 145-148. Light foxing. Owners stamp on ffep. H. Fröding. 20 x 13,5 cm.[#\80185] [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres poissardes.

      - De l¿imprimerie de Didot jeune. A Paris, chez Ve Defer Demaisonneuve & Josse l¿an IV. ¿ 1796. 18° (15 x 9,4 cm). 216 S. Blaue Interimsbroschur mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild. Mit einem sehr schönen Porträt und vier nicht signierten Kupfertafeln nach Monsiau in Abzügen vor der Schrift. Cohen 1005 f. Graesse VI/II, 233. Gay 531 f. ¿ Unbeschnittenes Exemplar auf Velinpapier, vorzüglich erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Reglement van exercitie voor de infanterie van linie, in dienst van de Republicq der Vereenigde Nederlanden. Gearresteerd by het Committé tot de algemeene zaken van het Bondgenootschap te Lande, den 25 february 1796. Het tweede jaar der Bataafsche vryheid. 2 delen in 1 band + Reglement van de byzondere exercitie der corpsen ligte infanterie of jagers, in zoo verre derzelver dienst met die andere infanterie differeert.

      's Gravenhage, Isaac Scheltius, 1796. Met 18 uitvouwbare platen met exercitieoefeningen + 3 platen met bladmuziek. Oorspronkelijke binding met papieren omslag. 231, 59, 58 pp. *Eerste titelpagina iets gevlekt; scheurtje in pp. 21/22 en 23/24, verder goede staat*.Het eerste deel: Handelende van de exercitie der recruten, compagniën, en die van het geheele battaillon. Het tweede deel: Handelende van de exercitie van een corps van verscheidene battaillons. Op de eerste twee bladen (dubbelzijdig) bladmuziek: Signalen van advertissement. Geheele bataillon. Op het derde blad: Regts om Links om

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        Porcupine's Works, Volume 1.

      William Cobbett, Philadelphia, 1796, - [COBBETT, William]. "PORCUPINE, Peter". Porcupine's Works, Volume 1. Philadelphia: Published by William Cobbett, Opposite Christ Church, 1795-[1796].Pp. (8),[3]-88, (2),[iii]-v,(1),[1]-66, (4),[5]-31,(1), (2),[iii]-viii,[1]-66, (4),[5]-111,(1), (2),[iii]-iv,[5]-71,(1), (2),[iii]-iv,[1]-68. Seven pamphlets bound in one volume 8vo, original half maroon calf with marbled boards, five gilt tooled bands and gilt lettering to spine. Small wormhole near tail of spine, marginal brown-toning with a couple of minor marginal stains, else a very good, tight copy. Uncommon 1,350.00 Consisting of the following pamphlets bound together: 1. "Observations on the Emigration of Dr. Joseph Priestley, and on the Several Addresses delivered to Him, on hisArrival at New York, with additions; containing many curious and interesting facts on the suibject, not known here when the First Edition was published: together with A Comprehensive Story of a Farmer's Bull". Bradford's Fourth Edition by Peter Porcupine. Philadelphia: published by Thomas Bradford,printer, book-seller & stationer, No. 8., South Front Street, 1796; 2. "A Bone to Gnaw, for the Democrafts; or, Observations on a Pamphlet, entitled 'The Political Progress of Britain'." The Second Edition, Revised. Philadelphia: printed by Thomas Bradford, No. 8, South Front Street, 1795; 3. "A Kick for a Bite; or, Review upon Review; with a Critical Essay, on the works of Mrs. S. Rowson; in a Letter to the Editor, or Editors, of the American Monthly Review". Second Edition, by Peter Porcupine. Philadelphia: printed byThomas Bradford, 1796; 4. "Part II. A Bone to Gnaw, for the Democrats; containing, Observations on a Patriotic Pamphlet, entitled 'Proceedings of theUnited Irishmen.' 2dly. Democratic Principles Exemplified by Examples. 3dly. Democratic Memories; or an Account of Some Recent Feats Performed by theFrenchified Citizens of the United States of America". By Peter Porcupine.Philadelphia: printed & sold by Thomas BRadford, No. 8, South Front Street, 1795; 5. "A Little Plain English, Addressed to the People of the United States, on the Treaty Negociated with His Britannic Majesty, and on the Conduct of The President relative thereto; in answer to 'The Letters of Franklin.' With a supplement containing an account of the turbulent and factious proceedings of the opposers of The Treaty". By Peter Porcupine. Philadelphia: published by Thomas Bradford, printer, bookseller, and stationer, No. 8,South Front Street, 1795; 6. "A New Year's Gift to the Democrats; or, Observations on a Pamphlet, entitled, 'A Vindication of Mr. Randolph's Resignation'." By Peter Porcupine. Philadelphia: published by Thomas Bradford, printer, book-seller & stationer, No. 8, South Front-Street, 1796; 7. "A Prospect from the Congress-Gallery, during the Session begun December 7, 1795. Containing, The President's Speech, the addresses of both Houses, some of thedebates in the Senate, and all the principal debates in the House of Representatives; each debate being brought under one head, and so digested and simplified as to give the reader the completest view of the proeedings with least possible fatigue. With occasional remarks". By Peter Porcupine. Philadelphia: published by Thomas Bradford, printer, book-seller & stationer, No.8, South Front-Street, 1796. Small wormhole near tail of spine, marginal brown-toning with a couple of minor marginal stains, else a very good, tightcopy. Uncommon 1,350.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Lettre autographe signée (1871) / Invitation à son atelier

      - Corot (Camille) (1796-1875) Peintre français Billet autographe signé, sans lieu ni date (annoté d’une autre main « 13 novembre 1871 »), à M. Dumesnil, 1 page in-16. Le peintre invite son correspondant à venir le voir dans son atelier. « Cher Monsieur Dumesnil, Je vous attends jeudi prochain à l’atelier de 9h à 1h. Je vous verrai avec plaisir. Tout à vous. C. Corot Ce lundi ». Cette lettre est probablement adressée à Henri Dumesnil qui publia en 1875 un livre intitulé Corot, Souvenirs intimes (Paris, Rapilly).

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        Rural Architecture: Or Designs from The Simple Cottage to the Decorated Villa

      I. and J. Taylor, 1796. Hardcover. Good. 1796. 60 pages. No dust jacket. Marbled boards with gilt lettering to half bound brown leather spine. Firm binding to lightly tanned pages and plates with bright copy throughout. Previous owner's name to fep. Light foxing throughout, predominantly to endpapers and rough cut page edges. Water stain to frontispiece and title page. Minor stains to infrequent page edges. Minor tears to hinges at paste downs exposing binding.Light rub wear and markings to boards with tanning to edges. Light cracking to spine with small pieces missing to ends and split to top rear edge exposing binding. Heavy rub wear and tearing to edges and bumped corners exposing boards beneath.

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        P Virgilii Maronis Opera: Emendabat et Notulis

      Londini: Impensis Kearsley, 1796. Full-Leather. Very Good. (2 vols.) 274, 301 p. Minor scuffing, particularly on hinges. Corners bumped. Library bookplate and sticker on front paste-down endpaper . Owner's signature on front free endpaper. Occasional minor foxing. Small dampstain by fore-edge of vol. 1. Virgil was one of the great classical Roman poets, most famous for his work, Aenid. Amongst his quotes is the famous piece of wisdom, "fortune favours the bold."

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        Memorie over de rivier het Haringvliet en de Reede van Hellevoetsluis, inhoudende eenig antwoord op de vraag (...) welke zijn de oorzaaken van het aanwassen der Plaat op de Reede van Hellevoetsluis en van de aanmerkelijke vernauwing dier Reede? pp. 67 t/m 150 in deel X van Verhandelingen van het Bataafsch Genootschap te Rotterdam. Rotterdam, D. Vis, 1796. Gebonden in half leer.

      Geillustreerd met 2 uitslaande gravures van de rivier voor Hellevoetsluis (handgekleurd) en van het Hollands Diep en Krammer bij Willemstad.

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        I contadini della Toscana Espressi al naturale Secondo le diverse loro vestiture In sessanta Stampe a colori.

      1796 - Edition originale rarissime composée de 60 superbes estampes imprimées en couleurs et rehaussées à la main par Carlo Lasinio. Firenze, Niccolo Pagni, Giuseppe Bardi, 1796.In-folio de (1) f. de titre, 60 planches numérotées à pleine page. Qq. piqûres sans gravité, pte. restauration dans la marge blanche inférieure de la pl. 34. Relié en demi-basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et à froid, non rogné. Reliure de l'époque.522 x 340 mm. / Extremely rare first edition composed of 60 etchings engraved in colors and enhanced by hand by Carlo Lasinio. Firenze, Niccolo Pagni, Giuseppe Bardi, 1796.Folio [522 x 340 mm] of (1) title, 60 full-page numbered plates. Some minor foxing, small restoration in the blank lower margin of pl. 34. Bound in contemporary half-roan, flat spine decorated with blind-stamped and gilt fillets, untrimmed. Contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Avanzamenti della medicina e fisica. Opera periodica che serve di seguito al Giornale fisico-medico. Anno nono.

      Pavia, Stamperia Bolzani, 1796, quattro volumi in legatura originale con copertina muta, pp. 292-(2) + 288 + 290 + 287. Timbri di biblioteca estinta ai frontespizi. Con una tavola incisa in rame e ripiegata fuori testo relativa a "Osservazioni e esperienze intorno al nuovo metodo di curare la tisipolmonare proposto dal sig. Beddoes coll'aggiunta della descrizione d'una nuova macchina a tal oggetto inventata".

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        VOYAGES DANS LES ALPES. Précédés d'un éssai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs de Genève.

      Chez Louis Fauche-Borel. In-16 gr. (mm. 195x122), 8 voll., mz. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro (uno con piccola manc.), piatti in tela (con aloni), tagli azzurri, pp. (4),423; (4),411; (4),456; (4),474; (4),XVI,496; (4),368,(4); (4),528,(4); (4),445. "Mancano tutte le tavole" e il "Discours préliminaire" al I vol. Celebre e fortunata opera, ricca di osservazioni ed esperienze scientifiche, geologiche, mineralogiche ed alpinistiche, particolarmente relative al Monte Bianco, della cui conquista ed esplorazione il de Saussure fu l'animatore. Affascinante è la descrizione del classico giro del Bianco. L'originalità dell'opera consiste nell'alternarsi di notizie rigorosamente scientifiche, con gustose annotazioni di costume e vivaci appunti personali. Cfr. Graesse,VI,277 - Brunet,V,151. Nel ns. esempl.i primi 4 voll. portano la data 1803 e gli ultimi 4 la data 1796. Ben conservato.

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        Arte de la lengua Tacala y manual Tagalog [bound with, as issued] Manual Tagalog

      1796 - Printed in Manila on rice paper, a cornerstone Tagalog language manual. 1796. Sampaloc, Manila. Imprenta de Nuestra Senora de Loreto, por Pedro Arguelles de la Concepcion. 4to (205 x 155 mm). [16], 148, [6]; [2], 247, [3] pp. Contemporary vellum, spine lettered in ink, minor wear and soiling, but an untouched binding. Light browning throughout, coming disbound in spots, closed tears to leaves T4-5. 12,000 $ A fine copy, in its absolutely genuine condition, of the second edition of this guide to Tagalog, to-date a national language of the Philippines. Totanes (1688 – 1748) was a Spanish Franciscan Friar and missionary to Mexico and the Philippines; when 17 years old, Totanes entered the Franciscan Order, which would eventually take him to the Philippines, at age 26. That he did on board the Virgen de Atocha, first arriving to Mexico, and a year later –after teaching philosophy and theology at the Convento de San Agustin- sailed from Acapulco towards Manila. He resided in the Philippines for c. 30 years, working with natives and eventually appointed Prior to the Convent of Manila. “This Arte by Father Totanes is considered the best of all the writings by whose help the Spaniards learnt the Tagala language. Taking it is a whole it is based on the work of father San José, whose first edition was published in 1610; but as it was published so many years later it also combines the various improvements introduced by the Dominican and other writers Being printed entirely on rice paper, copies of this work are usually damaged or very badly wormed” (Maggs Bros, Spanish Books, 1927). According to Retana, this is the best of all manuals on the Tagalog language. It is today spoken by almost 25 million people in the Philippines –mostly-, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia; nowadays, it is discussed if the Filipino language is nothing other than the Tagalog, with influence of English. The Arte is a primary source to the language, and one of the most significant Asian printings of the 18th century in the field of linguistics. Medina, Brevísimo epítome de la imprenta en Manila, 329-330. Palau 338006. Pardo de Tavera, Biblioteca Filipina 2718. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        TA., Alter Markt mit Nikolaikirche, im Vordergrund der Obelisk, "Ansicht der St. Nicolai Kirche in Potsdam vor dem Brande".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. ( Joh. Friedr. Nagel), 1796, 17,5 x 27,2 Nicht bei Giersberg/Schendel, Berndt, Märkische Ansichten sowie Drescher/Kroll. - Aus der Serie: "Sammlung aller schönen und merckwürdigen Parthien in sämtlichen Preussischen Staaten für seine Majestät den König, 1788". Sprache: Deutsch

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        Autograph Music Quote Signed 1854/1860.

      Italian composer (1796-1877), well-known for his many operas. Autograph music quote, on an album page, with 8 bars from his opera La Punizione (The Punishment), signed and dated in 1854. On verso there is an autograph music quote by Giulio Briccialdi, Italian flute virtuoso (1818-1881), from an unknown piece, dated in Florence in 1860. One page written on both sides, sized 10.25 x 6.4 inches, in very good condition.

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        Traité de dynamique, dans lequel les lois de l'équilibre et du mouvement des Corps sont réduites au plus petit nombre possible, et démontrées d'une manière nouvelle

      1796 - [8]-XXXVI-272-XIII pp., [3] À Paris, chez Fuchs, 1796, in-4, [8]-XXXVI-272-XIII pp, [3] pp. blanches et reprise de la pagination de XV à XIX, 5 planches dépliantes, basane marbrée de l'époque, dos lisse et fleuronné, gardes de papier à la cuve bleu, Troisième et dernière édition du premier ouvrage très important de d'Alembert. Dans ce texte, il énonce l'un des théorèmes fondamentaux pour la résolution des problèmes de mécanique, le principe éponyme de D'Alembert : les forces d'inertie doivent être égales et opposées aux forces qui provoquent l'accélération. Ceci offrit "une méthode directe pour mettre en équation tous les problèmes de dynamique qu'on peut imaginer" (Lagrange). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cimelia Physica. Figures of rare and curious Quadrupeds, Birds, etc. With descriptions by George Shaw.

      London, 1796. In-folio, pp. (2), 106, (12) e 60 tavole colorate a mano da Miller, alcune stampate in seppia e rialzate a la gomme, di cui 41 di argomento ornitologico stampate da Bensley e Lance; in fine aggiunte sette tavole di argomento floreale. Notevole per grazia e raffinatezza compositiva anche il frontespizio illustrato. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle e angoli, carta decorata ai piatti, tassello con titolo al dorso. Le tavole apparvero per la prima volta tra 1776 e 1792 con il titolo "Vari soggetti della storia naturale", ma questa raccolta risulta praticamente sconosciuta. Il testo di Shaw appare invece solo in questa edizione del 1796. John Frederick Miller, figlio di noto artista botanico John Miller, lavorò presso Sir Joseph Banks, naturalista e botanico inglese a lungo a capo della Royal Society. Grazie al suo lavoro Miller ebbe quindi occasione di dipingere e incidere questi soggetti, probabilmente anche colorando le tavole. I Cimelia sono conosciuti soprattutto come un'opera ornitologica, ma contengono anche numerosi importanti ritratti vegetali, la maggior parte delle quali sono le prime illustrazioni della specie raffigurata.  Buon esemplare, alla sguardia anteriore timbro di collezione privata del XX secolo. .  Bird Books p. 94; Nissen IVB 638; Stafleu and Cowan 6033; Wood p. 465; Zimmer p. 585. .

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      P., chez Bernard & Grégoire, libraires, L’An IV - 1796, 5 vol. grand in-4° (323 x 240) reliés 1/2 maroquin fauve à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, auteur, titre et date en queue dorés, plats de papier marbré, reliure XXe, de (6) f. (faux-titre, titre et avertissement) - LXXX pp. (Eloge de Montesquieu par d’Alembert - Analyse de l’Esprit des Lois par le même - Préface de l’auteur & tables) - 406 pp. ; (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - XIV pp. (tables) - 468 pp. ; (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - IV pp. (tables) - 466 pp. ; (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - IV pp. (tables) - 487 pp. ; (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - IV pp. (tables) - 471 pp.Dos légèrement insolés, papier des plats des T. II, IV & V légèrement épidermés, quelques fines rousseurs éparses, bel - 1 portrait de l’auteur en frontispice par Chaudet, gravé par Tardieu, 13 figures par Chaudet, Moreau, Perrin, Peyron et Vernet, gravés par Ghendt, Girardet, Langlois Jeune, Lemire, Malapeau, Née, Patas et Pauquet, collation conforme à Cohen, et 2 cartes dépliantes non signalées par Cohen.Exemplaire en grand papier vélin épais, tiré grand in-4°, avec les figures avant la lettre. « La meilleure et la plus belle des éditions collectives anciennes des Œuvres de Montesquieu » (Tchemerzine).Réf. biblio. : Cohen, 731 - Tchemerzine, VII-463.

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        Varietate lectionis et perpetva adnotatione illvstratvs a Chr. Gottl. Heyne. Accedvnt indices. Editio novis cvris emendata et avcta, Vol. Primvm - Sextvm.

      Leipzig. bei Caspar Fritsch, ff. 1796. - 3. Auflage, 6, illustriert von Christian Gottlieb Geyser (nach Fiorillo), gr.8°. 24,2 x 15,8 cm. ca. 4300 Seiten, mit 2 ganzseitigen Kupfern und 199 Kupferstichvignetten, In gutem Zustand. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Die Bände 1 und 6 einseitig am Rückenfalz teils durchgerieben. Buchblöck unbeschnitten, Blattkanten etwas gebräunt und angestaubt, einzelne Seiten, insbesondere der ersten Lage mit feinen Stockflecken, wenige braune Flecken. Rückenschilder mit kleinen Randläsuren, bei Band 2 fehlend. Insgesamt sauberes, gutes Exemplar eines der gesuchtesten Beispiele deutscher Illustrationskunst des 18. Jahrhunderts. Hier die erste der von Heyne besorgten Ausgaben mit Illustrationen von Geyser nach Fiorillo (siehe dazu Lanckoronska / Oehler II,39 zu Geyser: "Seine Meisterleistungen sind die Vignetten zu der Ausgabe des Vergil"). Die Kupfer in sehr schönen, samtigen Abdrücken und fast alle mit eingelegten Schürzen. In Band 5 fehlt Seite 16 (Kupfer samt Text), wurde herausgeschnitten. In Band 6 fehlen die Seiten 507-514, dafür sind die Seiten 701-708 doppelt. mit Rückenschildern und Lederecken, Hardcover in Halbleder, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel de l'étudiant magnétiseur, ou nouvelle instruction pratique sur le magnétisme, fondée sur 30 années d'observation; suivi de la 4e édition des expériences faites en 1820 à l'Hôtel-Dieu de Paris.Paris, Germer Baillière, 1846. 8vo. With 2 wood engraved illustrations in text showing the magnetizing of a woman. Contemporary boards.

      - Caillet 3407; not in Brunet; Graesse. First edition of a manual intended for beginning magnetizers or mesmerists by Jules Denis de Sennevoy, Baron du Potet (1796-1881), a famous French magnetizer and esotericist. It opens with a brief dedication to Franz Mesmer, the father of mesmerism, and a preface, followed by the main text. Du Potet was well trained in animal magnetism, but also in human magnetism, as the present work shows. He comments extensively on the effects magnetism can have on people with various diseases, like epilepsy or paralysis, and how to treat them. According to Caillet, this manual provides some very interesting cures.Occasionally some faint foxing, internally otherwise in good condition. Binding worn, lacking the spine.

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        Fabliaux or Tales, Abridged from French Manuscripts of the XIIth and XIIIth Centuries by M. Le Grand, Selected and Translated into English Verse

      W. Bulmer and Co. Shakspeare-Press, London 1796 - Octavo (23.5cm.); contemporary full black gilt-tooled morocco, gilt spine in six compartments, all edges gilt; [4],xxxvii,[3],280pp.; woodcut vignettes throughout. Leather a bit scuffed along extremities with a few minor surface scratches, light soil to textblock, else a Very Good or better copy in an attractive period binding adorned with fore-edge painting depicting a bustling London street scene. ESTC T12203. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fables …

      London: by T. Bensley for J. Edwards and E. & S. Harding,, 1796. ornamented with engravings from the pencil of the Right Hon. Lady Diana Beauclerc. London, by T. Bensley for J. Edwards and E. Harding, 1797; [bound with:] BÜRGER, Gottfried Augustus. Leonora. Translated from the German … by W. R. Spencer. With designs by the Right Honourable Lady Diana Beauclerc. 2 works bound in 1, folio (365 × 255 mm). Fine contemporary binding of green straight-grain morocco, spine attractively gilt in compartments with interlocking wave tools, gilt lettered in second panel, sides with thick-and-thin rule enclosing a floral scroll border in gilt, gilt inner dentelles, pink endpapers, gilt edges, fore-edge gauffered. Fables: 9 engraved plates, 15 engraved vignettes; Leonora: engraved frontispiece, 4 engraved plates, 4 engraved vignettes, most signed by Bartolozzi after Beauclerc. Leonora with parallel text, German and English. A little rubbing, some offsetting and faint browning, a most attractive pair. First editions with these Bartolozzi engravings, the only two works illustrated by Lady Diana Beauclerc, here together in handsome contemporary full morocco. Dryden's adaptations of Chaucer and Boccaccio were among the chief reasons for his perhaps surprisingly high place in the esteem of the Romantic poets, especially Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Scott, while Bürger's Leonora inspired a frenzy of competing English versions around this time. Ironically Bürger had found his ballad form not in German literature, but largely through the medium of Percy's Reliques; from Leonora it was reabsorbed into English through the Lyrical Ballads, most directly Wordsworth's "The Idiot Boy".

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        Reisen in das Innere von Afrika in den Jahren 1780 bis 1785. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Mit Anmerkungen von J. R. Forster. Erste und zweite Reise in 2 Bänden.

      Berlin, Voss, 1790-, 1796. - circa 20,6 x 13,5 cm. XII, 428; 442 SS., 12 (2 gefaltete) Kupfer + 1 gef. Karte u. 12 Kupfer, zusammen 1 Karte und 24 Kupfer Halb-Leinen um 1850 "Kainbacher 237; Henze III, 229; Fromm 15172. Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe in der am besten ausgestatteten Variante mit mehr Kupfern als der Frankfurter Nachdruck, jedoch ohne den separat etwas später erschienenen Band zur dritten Reise mit weiteren 8 Kupfern. Die Bände finden sich auch mit den Reihentiteln des Magazin von merkwürdigen neuen Reisebeschreibungen (Bände 2, 12 und dann 13). Der französische Entdecker, Naturwissenschaftler und Ornithologe François Le Vaillant (1753-1824) unternahm bis 1784 drei Reisen, eine um Kapstadt herum und zur Saldanha Bay, eine östlich des Kaps der Guten Hoffnung und die dritte nördlich des Oranje-Flusses und in das Namaqualand. Nach seiner Rückkehr veröffentlichte er die Reiseerlebnisse zunächst in zwei Bänden unter dem Titel "Voyage dans l'intérieur de l?Afrique" im Jahre 1790, weitere Bände erschienen 1796 mit dem Titel "Second voyage dans l?intérieur de l?Afrique". - "Kein Reiseschriftsteller über Süd-Afrika hat größere Beachtung im westlichen Ausland gefunden als er" (Henze). - Die Tafeln zeigen die Bewohner der bereisten Gebiete, Jagdwaffen, Tiere und Pflanzen. Hier noch mit der in vielen Ausgaben unterdrückten oder entfernten Tafel einer unbekleideten Hottentottin. " "- Etwas gebräunt, kaum fleckig, meist sauber, nur gering berieben, am Rücken unten kleine Schatten entfernter Etiketten, sonst gut erhalten. - Beide Bände komplett und in erster Auflage, jedoch ohne den separaten Ergänzungsband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Pagliarini, Roma [Rome] 1796 - 8vo., 2 volumes; VG; spine vellum with gilt tooling, two red labels with gilt lettering; three quarters bound with pink marbled boards; both volumes contain plates in excellent condition. These Volume only include the plates. No Text. Total number of plates: 258 with numbered sets of 43, 34, 30, 29 in volume 1. Numbered sets of 26, 29, 14, 21, 13, 13, and 6 unnumbered in volume 2; some foxing to edges, most plates untouched; minor peeling to rear board on volume 1; some shelfwear; shelved case 9. Dupont. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri

      Co' Tipi Bodoniani, [Parma] 1796 - 3 volumi in 1 in-4 (350x230 mm.), pp. 12, LII, (2), 205, (2) V, (2); pp. (4), 207, XIII, (3); pp. (4), 207, XXIV. Sontuoso esemplare conservato in una bella legatura a intarsio firmata da Ferdinand Bakala (1910 ca., legatore dell'Arciduca d'Austria). Provenienza: Girolamo Barbieri (patriota, già capitano garibaldino durante l'impresa dei "mille"), poi Libreria Antiquaria Ulrico Hoepli (etichetta al contropiatto anteriore), poi privata collezione (timbretto con l'insegna dello scorpione alla prima sguardia). Bibliografia: Brooks, 653. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Watchman. Numbers I-X [all issued]

      Published by the Author, Bristol 1796 - First edition. 324 pp. 8vo. "That all may know the truth; and that the truth may make us free!" First edition of Coleridge's political journal, undertaken to "create a rallying point for the Unitarians and moderate democrats in a radical Christian journal" (Holmes vol 1 p 106). Issued every eight days in order to avoid the tax levied on weekly papers. Each issue carried the tag line, "That all may know the truth; and that the truth may make us free!" For all its ambition, the enterprise folded after ten issues as it was unable to cover its costs. Coleridge would undertake another single-author journal with The Friend (1809-10; 1819). Ashley I, p.196; Tinker 677; Wise Coleridge 7. Provenance: Derby Mechanics' Institute (deaccession stamp to final leaf) Contemporary green half-calf and marbled boards, spine gilt in panels. Minor staining to a few leaves [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SCHEDULE of Papers. [41 papers]. [Collection of Printed Internal Communications in the Royal Navy, October 1796 - January 1797, Pertaining to the French Expedition to Ireland]. (No title page, apparently as issued; completed from internal information).

      N.p., British Admiralty. 1796 -1797.. Soft cover. 4to, 29cm, un-paginated, c.55pp., including several folding tables, in the original plain blue wraps, frayed along the spine, wraps a bit wrinkled, very good condition, very rare. French intended to land a large expeditionary force in Ireland during the winter of 1796 1797 which would join with the United Irishmen and drive the British out of Ireland. These documents concern the state and condition of His Majesty's ships, and orders and letters concerning their sailing and deployment. This is all in reaction to the French expedition to Ireland, which was monitored by the British Fleet under Colpoys. Despite all the bustle reported in these communications, the British fleet was ineffective and Colpoys was replaced. Fortunately for the British, though not so fortunate for Irish patriots, the weather accomplished what the Royal Navy could not, sending the French fleet home in tatters. This is a fascinating document from the Napoleonic Wars, pertaining to one of the more colorful incidents of that troubled period. - With the bookplate of well known collector and bibliographer, Mario Witt. .

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      Rome Franzetti. 1796-1810. - Large oblong folio 18 3/4 x 25 inches or 48x63 cms. Original marbled boards detached. 25 SPLENDID ENGRAVED VIEWS OF ROME AND THE VICINITY- copper engraved views of city scenes and rustic bucolic settings. Good dark and early impressions. First 2 plates slightly creased otherwise in good period condition. Engravers - Francesco Morelli, Pietro Ruga, Agostino Feoli, Paolo Barbazza, Domenico Pronti. A ensemble of engravings - Grand Tour. LARGE DECORATIVE VIEWS OF ROME. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Travels into the interior Parts of Africa

      1796 - By the Way of the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1783, 84 and 85.First English edition. 3 vols. Folding map, 22 engraved plates (5 folding). 8vo. l, 288; 383; 488pp. Green half calf, spines gilt, slightly rubbed. London, G.G. and J. Robinson, Le Vaillant's second journey to Africa. He is primarily known for his work as an ornithologist, his travels were to see specimens he'd studied in Paris in their natural environment. The prodigious collection of natural history specimens collected on his first voyage only fuelled his passion for further knowledge. In June 1783 he set out travelling as far north as 23 degrees lat, becoming one of the first Europeans to explore the interior of South Africa. His description of this second expedition ?is unique, for this period, as little information respecting these regions had been published up to this date? (Mendelssohn).Olgilvie, 42; Mendelssohn I, pp890-2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Encyclopédie des voyages, Contenant l'abrégé historique des moeurs, usages, habitudes domestiques, religions, fêtes, supplices, funérailles, sciences, arts, et commerce de tous les peuples. Europe (I-II), Asie (III), Afrique (IV), Amérique (V)

      (Paris): chez l'Auteur; chez Deroy, Libraire; chez les principaux Libraires de la République, 1796. First edition of this hand-colored encyclopedia of the peoples of five continents, an ambitious Enlightenment-era survey of the known world. The diplomat Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was born in Montreal in 1757 and died in Paris in 1810. In that brief span he produced a series of illustrated works devoted to ethnography, the Encyclopédie being the most extensive. Issued in parts, the work spans five volumes: Europe (divided into two sections), Asia, Africa, and America. Grasset de Saint-Sauveur records the customs and costumes of each local population, from his own countrymen through increasingly remote civilizations, concluding with the latest discoveries in the New World. The lasting appeal of the work lies in the hundreds of vividly hand-colored plates that represent the peoples of the world, framed as glimpses into everyday life: a Neapolitan fruit vendor with his basket of grapes, a Senegalese warrior carrying both spear and gun, an Indian nabab with parasol and hookah, a West Indian drummer and dancers, a Tahitian girl in full court dress, an Indonesian astride an elephant, a Chinese Buddhist monk, Turkish women enjoying the baths, Bohemian peasants toasting in a tavern, a group of young Russians sledding. Like other French artists of the period, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was particularly captivated by the recent Pacific exploration of Cook and La Perouse, and the final America volume is filled with images inspired by those voyages: portraits of the natives of Nootka Sound, Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, and more. Shortly after the publication of the Encyclopédie, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur would publish a rare composite image of many of these figures on a single plate dedicated to the New World, titled "Tableau des Decouvertes du Cap. Cook & de la Perouse." The title pages, as well as the advertisement in the first volume, describe the Encyclopédie as complete with 432 plates, a number echoed by bibliographers Brunet, Colas and others. However, the present example includes 438 plates, inclusive of the four frontispieces, more plates than any other recorded copy. The six additional plates, supplied from one of Grasset de Saint-Sauveur's later works in this vein, are "Russien" and "Russienne" in Volume II, "Habitants de la Carie" in Volume III, and "Sauvage de la Guiane," "Sauvagesse de la Guiane," and "Piaye-Medecin de la Guiane" in Volume V. The set features gilt borders around each plate and delicate hand coloring; most extant sets do not include the gold border, suggesting that this example may have been part of a deluxe issue. Text in French. Brunet II: 1711 (calling for 432 plates); Colas 1292 (calling for 428 plates and 4 frontispieces); Forbes I:249 and I:264; Lipperheide Ac 11 (calling for 428 plates and 4 frontispieces). A spectacular copy, in a handsome early binding. Seventy-two parts divided into five quarto volumes, bound in four, early nineteenth-century full vellum with central arabesques tooled in blind to center of boards, raised bands, manuscript titles to spines, green silk ribbon ties. Four hand-colored engraved frontispieces and 434 hand-colored engraved plates depicting the peoples of the world, borders heightened in gold, tissue guards. Many text leaves and plates printed on blue paper. Four pages of publisher's advertisements in volume I; volumes I and III-V bound without lists of plates. Ink shelfmarks and bookplates of the Earl of Dalhousie, Austin Smith, K.K. Wood, and J.R.P. to front pastedowns.

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        Briefe eines reisenden Franzosen über die Deutschen, ihre Verfassung, Sitten und Gebräuche. Nebst Berichtigungen und Bemerkungen von einem Deutschen.

      Frankfurth und Leipzig [d.i. Dresden], 1796. VII [recte VIII], 352 S. Unbeschnitten, breitrandig, im Pappband der Zeit. Leicht berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen, Gelenke beschabt. Teils etwas gebräunt, teils auch etwas brainfleckig. Vorsatz mit 2 Besitzeinträgen. Erste Ausgabe, selten. - Sowohl Holzm.-Boh. I.7675 wie auch Hayn-Got. I.466 nennen Dresden als Druckort. Nicht bei Weller. - Mit Berichten über das Alltagsleben, die Bauart der Häuser, `Hang der Deutschen zum Trunk`, auch über Kleidung, Sitten, Arbeitshäuser, Hospitäler, Kartenspiele, Tanz usf. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Drucke - Druckwerke - des 18. Jahrhunderts

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        Autograph letter signed ("Lapagerie Bonaparte").

      N. p., 26 Ventôse [16th March] 1796 [?]. - Small 4to. 1p. with conjugate blank. To the "ministre de la guerre", writing on behalf of Cm. Maquin, asking for employment as he is in an ("unfortunate position") and has served Bonaparte well for three years, and with a manuscript note from the ?minister saying that there are no vacancies at this moment but he won't forget the recommendation. - Folds, browned, and some small damage to edges from breaking the seal.

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      - un plan cadastral aquarellé en lavis de couleur et manuscrit à l'encre brune,sur papier ligné filigrané, format 30 centimètres de haut par 50,5 centimètres de large, plan à l'échelle de 200 toises, bordant d'une part le grand chemin de paris et les terres de l'Aubinière, un ruisseau délimitant les terres de Sainte-Luce des terres de Doulon, superficies évaluées en journaux, avec les noms de chaque propriétaires et leurs signatures manuscrites, Sainte Luce, Doulon levé en Fructidor An 4 (1796), en trés bon état (good condition).

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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. Erstausg.

      Wien, im Verlag bei Christoph Peter Rehm, 1796. - 301 S., mit einer mehrfach gefalt. Taf. ("National-Directions-Tabelle von Teutschland"), Kl.-8°, Halbleder d. Zt. mit gold- u. blindgepr. Rücken mit dreiseitigen Farbschnitt VD18 14604256; Wolfstieg 43135; Kloss 3290; Ackermann V/160: "Hoffmann war berüchtigter Haus-, Hof- u. Staatsspion Leopold II." - Erschien als "Anhang" zu dem Werk "Höchst wichtige Erinnerungen zur rechten Zeit über einige der allerernsthaftesten Angelegenheiten dieses Zeitalters" (Wien 1795). - Hoffmann gibt zahlreiche Texte von Original-Dokumenten (Briefe u.a.) wieder, die er in umfangreichen Anmerkungen scharf kommentiert (darunter auch Mitglieder-Listen der Deutschen Union). Er schreibt u.a., dass die "Deutsche Union" oder "Gesellschaft der 22 verbündeten Männer" (der Gründer war Carl Friedrich Bahrdt, 1741-1772) aus den Illuminaten (Weishaupt, Knigge etc.) entstanden sei, nachdem diese verboten wurden u. sich offiziell (scheinbar) aufgelöst hatten. Mit den "Rosenkreutzern" sind die "Gold- u. Rosenkreuzer" des 18. Jh. gemeint. In beide Orden konnte man nur eintreten, sofern man schon Freimaurer war. Hoffman, ursprünglich selbst Freimaurer u. Exjesuit, geht detailliert auf die versch. Verstrickungen der Geheimgesellschaften ein. - Leopold Alois Hoffmann (1760-1806), österr. Publizist u. Dramatiker. Nach Ausbruch der Franz. Revolution trat er aus der Loge aus u. begann einen leidenschaftlichen Kampf insbes. gegen Freimaurer u. Illuminaten. Er trat als Denunziant hauptsächlich in seiner "Wiener Zeitschrift" (1792-1793) auf u. veröffentlichte mehrere, meist anonyme Bücher. Immer vom dem Bestreben geleitet, Leopold II. zu einem energischen Vorgehen gegen die Logen zu bewegen. Der Kaiser aber soll einmal gesagt haben: "Der Kerl ist ein Esel, ich weiß es; aber er leistet mir als Spion sehr gute Dienste." (Constantin von Wurzbachs "Biographischem Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich",1863). Das Ende von Hoffmanns Aktivitäten war denn auch der Tod Leopolds II. im März 1792. Er zog sich darauf verbittert nach Wiener Neustadt zurück u. starb 1806 im Alter von 46 Jahren, verachtet u. schließlich vergessen. Erst als Teil der Geschichte der habsburgischen Reaktion u. Repression geriet Hoffmann im 20. Jh. wieder ins Blickfeld der Historiker. - Carl Friedrich Bahrdt (1740-1792), der Gründer der "Deutschen Union der XXII", erwähnt den vorliegenden Titel in seinem Buch "Geschichte und Tagebuch meines Gefängnisses [.]" mehrmals (S. 55-89 u. 175-186). - Einband berieben u. leicht bestossen; tlw. etwas braunfleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl. - Sehr selten, nach KVK/WorldCat ist der Titel nur als digitalisierte Vorlage nachweisbar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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