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         Estado de los contratos del R[eal] D[e]r[ech]o de Alcavala para su Magestad, en los pueblos y campaña de la jurisdiccion de la Capital de Buenos Ayres. [and:] Pulperos ajustados en los pueblos de dicha campaña convenidos a contribuir a Su Magestad el Real D[e]r[ech]o de Alcavala para el presente año de 1797.

      [Buenos Aires, 1797]. - Manuscript on paper written in 3 different coloured inks. Small folio. 1 blank leaf + [22]p + 2 blank leaves + [12]p. With 2 illuminated calligraphic title-pages, first title with arms of Buenos Aires in tailend section, a variety of exquisite floral and animal ornamentation on titles and in 21 headings, including 6 charming landscape vignettes, decorative initials. Text ruled in 9 columns, one of which represents cattle-brand marks; line borders in red throughout. Calf folder; slipcase. A colonial manuscript of extraordinary rarity and quality executed in the best tradition of Spanish calligraphy, and in an excellent state of preservation. Comprising detailed government reports on fiscal contributions for the year 1797 from estancias (farms) and pulperias (general store owners) in the districts and villages in the vicinity of Buenos Aires, capital of the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata, in the closing years of the 18th century. The ‘alcavala’ (or 'alcabala') of the title was a Spanish sales tax applicable to all property contracts. The five regions ('partidos') specified in the first report are: Rio de los Arrecifes, San Antonio de Areco, Rio de Luján, Rio de Las Conchas and La Magdalena. Within each region the approximate location of a farm is given in relation to specific geographical features – a watercourse ('arroyo'), river bank ('costa'), stretch of river ('vanda'), village ('pueblo') or cattle pasture trail ('cañada'). In the register the farm is numbered, and the table provides the name of the owner, the amount of their livestock (cattle, sheep, mules) the individual brand mark, the farm’s location and its distance in relation to nearby estates. The final column lists the tax paid in pesos. Among owners some 25 women are named. Three notes ('notas') in the addenda of the first report, list: firstly, eight individuals who could not be found on their farms as they were in Buenos Aires (their head of cattle is noticeably high); secondly, a further eight assessed (owning even larger numbers of cattle, though brand marks are not given), whose owners were not to be found (all are of noble origin and were possibly in Spain). The third group of two named individuals refused to pay the tax, including Don Joaquin Molina, who also denies owning 3000 head of cattle. Four farmers are additionally finally listed with approximate location of their farms, they too refused the tax, though admitted to owning livestock. This first section is signed by the assessor, Vicente Benito Cretel. He points out, in conclusion, that the sum total of cattle here listed comprises bulls, steers, cows, oxen and other pasture animals, but it is only the second category (steers, nobillos) sold for the provision of supplies (hides, meat etc) which are liable for the tax. The second report lists some 115 'pulperos' liable to pay the tax. These too are divided under five areas ('partidos'): Arrecifes, Rio de Arèco, Rio de Luxàn, Rio de las Conchas, La Magdalena. Each store with its named owner is further numerically listed and located according to their proximity to a named town. The latter pages of this second report list in sections the provisions stores attached to six forts ('fortines') of the border guards ('guardias'). These are Guardia de Chascosmùs, Guardia de los Ranchos, Guardia d[e] Monte, (in between which, Fortin de los Lobos), Guardia de Luxan, Guardia de Salto, Guardia de Roxas. The headings of each of these are of particular iconographic interest for the delicately painted landscape vignettes which are among the earliest known graphic representations of the local topography and its flora and fauna. Each of the two reports is signed by the government official Don Vicente Benito Cretel and dated respectively 17th March and 30th April 1797. Cretel is not included in any of the Argentine biographical dictionaries, though he features in a list of 23 patriotic citizens who were granted the title ‘ciudadanos americanos de la Provincias Unidad’. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Junius.

      Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. London: Printed by T. Bensley for Vernor and Hood, Birchin Lane. 1797. ESTC citation number T11030. Bookplate with family arms of John Gerard Geller. [ii (blanks); i (frontispiece of Edmund Burke with guard); i (engraved title-page), i (printed title-page); iii (advertisement dated January 1799) verso, directions for placing the cuts; ix dedication to the English nation, verso of ix blank; xi – xxxi preface; verso of xxxi blank; xxxiii – xxxv contents of Vol. I; verso of xxxv blank; xxxvii – xxxix contents of Vol. II; 1 – 274; ii (blanks)] [ii (blanks); i (frontispiece portrait of Charles James Fox with guard); i (engraved title-page), i (printed title-page); ii (advertisement: Books Printed for the Proprietors of Junius's Letters); 1 – 319 pages; ii (blanks)] , 8vo. 24 cm. x 14.5 cm, page 23 cm. x 14 cm. 69 letters, 29 portraits. Inlaid binding by John Mackinlay (1737 – 1821), with his book tag No. 8 Bow Street, Covent Garden on the inside front cover of both volumes. According to Ellic Howe in A List of London Bookbinders 1648 – 1815, Mackinlay was referred to as "the living father of the bibliopegistic art" by Dibdin (Bibliographical Decameron, ii. 519). This shop at 8 Bow Street burned down with Covent Garden in 1808. At the height of Mackinlay's success, he employed 8 – 9 men, among them 3 finishers. He was by all accounts a colorful personality and known variously as "Black Jock"and "a dirty old brute." Ellic Howe pointed out many anecdotes about John Mackinlay were "not fit for polite society." Of his bindings listed as being in the British Museum by Ellic Howe in 1850 were: G. 11795-811, G. 11958-65, G. 11969-77. In Howe's mind these were the set of Dugdale's Monasticon praised by Dibdin. Front and back covers of both of these volumes are ruled in gold within which is an intertwined beaded and leaved border decoration. Inside a second, inner panel, also ruled out in gold, is a black morocco inlay on the mottled brown calf, around which is a gold stamped oval border. In the center of the oval is a gowned and plumed female deity in gold, with down-cast eyes, holding a staff in her right hand and gesturing with her up-raised left arm and hand. Sold with this copy is a letter from Wilwarth Sheldon Lewis, W.S. Lewis, who signed himself as "Lefty." The letter is on The Lewis Walpole Library stationery and addressed to a fellow Eli, Lucius F. Robinson, Jr., to whom this book belonged. W.S. Lewis indicates that the repairs made to both volumes were done by Glenn Bissell in 1970, the date of the letter. Volume 1 has been rebacked, with some of the original labels laid back down. Volume 2 has had its covers reinforced, head band partially gone, chipped at the foot of the spine. Some off-setting from the portraits as is normal for a title this old.

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         Lexikon der Jetztlebenden Schleswig-Holsteinischen und Eutinschen Schriftsteller möglichst vollständig zusammengetragen von Berend Kordes, Professor und Unterbibliothekar in Kiel.

      Johann Gottlieb Röhss, Schleswig 1797 - Mit XLVIII ( Vorrede und Subskribentenverzeichnis ), 560 Seiten, schlichter marmorierter Pappband der Zeit, 8° ( 19,5 x 12 cm ). Der Einband ist berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrückten mit handgeschriebener Titelei von alter Hand. Innen auf Innendeckel und Vorsatz kleine handschriftlicher Marginalien, das Titelblatt mit 2 schwachen unleserlichen Wappenstempeln sowie kleiner Nummerierung, Seiten teils etwas fleckig, wenige Seiten etwas angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig, das hintere unbedruckte Vorsatzblatt gering beschädigt. Insgesamt innen von guter Erhaltung. - als Originalausgabe außerordentlich selten - ( Gewicht 450 Gramm )( Lagerort Schwarzes R. ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Original watercolour of a British fleet of ships among icebergs

      circa 1793- 1797 - Watercolour, oval shape, 132 x 195 mm., tipped on to card, in gilt frame. A finely executed watercolour of a fleet amidst icebergs. Although unsigned, this watercolour was originally found in a nineteenth century album with another of very similar style signed and dated by Tobin, an important amateur artist in the early history of Australia. Tobin was born in 1768 and joined the Navy as a lively lad in 1780. He showed natural aptitude and rose to the rank of lieutenant after an extended voyage for the East India Company between 1788-1790. He served with Flinders under Bligh on the Providence, the second voyage to Tahiti to gather breadfruit following the disastrous Bounty mutiny.Tobin was a highly skilled watercolourist who kept a detailed record of the Providence voyage including paintings of Tasmanian scenes. On his return to England he served under Cochrane on the Thetis between 1793-1797 and continued to produce marine scenes in a more mature and conservative style than the watercolours undertaken in the Pacific. The Mitchell Library holds an important album of watercolours dating from his service on the Thetis. This study of ships amidst icebergs is strongly reminiscent of the marine studies in this album, characterised by the highly detailed treatment of rigging and naval architecture, accomplished treatment of sea, clouds and sky and the use of subdued and harmonious colouring.This scene more than likely depicts British ships off Newfoundland in 1796. A much larger combined fleet of French and Spanish ships had been repelled by a smaller number of British ships in their attempt to disrupt the fishing industry on Newfoundland in 1796. The flag signal from the main mast of the ship is likely to state "In case of parting company either by accident or otherwise, without have orders where to go Repair to the rendezvous No 2". George Tobin was one of the most important and accomplished amateur artists in the early history of Australia and the opening of the Pacific: 'His colouring was very good - bold and strong and sure. He had an accurate eye for perspective, a sensitive feeling for distance and for the movement of wind and water, and his general composition was almost always excellent' (Rex and Thea Rienits, Early Artists of Australia). Provenance: From a nineteenth century album of watercolours. Slight crease on far right, very good condition overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Alfabeto di lettere iniziali adorno di animali e proseguito di varia serie di caratteri all'ill.mo cav. Gio. Orazio Rucellai patrizio fiorentino presidente della real accademia delle Belle Arti

      Giacomo Moro, 1797. In folio, 25 tavole compreso il frontespizio, delle belle iniziali di Giarrè, maestro di scrittura fiorentino, ciascuna delle quali introduce a dei versi, adornata specialmente da animali, ritratti in grande varietà e con estrema cura, e decorazioni diverse. Legatura in cartonato semplice. 3 tavole rimontate, alcuni piccoli marginali restauri.

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         LIFE OF LORENZO DE MEDICI CALLED THE MAGNIFICENT

      London Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies 1797 - 2 volumes. Early Printing of this important work. Illustrated throughout with engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved vignettes on title pages, engraved chapter heads. 4to, contemporary full polished speckled calf, the spine decorated with multi-ruled gilt bands and lettered in gilt on a black morocco lettered label. Gilt rules to the boards. Marbled edges. xxvi, (2), 320, 136 appendix; (2), 312, 48 Poesie [Poems of Lorenzo], 111 appendix, 11 index. A handsome set , very clean internally. Some rubbing to the calf. AN IMPORTANT CLASSIC, HANDSOMELY BOUND. The principal work in the author’s long history of historical writings. Roscoe began publishing this at his own expense in 1793, with the first edition produced in February of 1796 (though marked as 1795). This volume drew great attention both in England and abroad, and went into many subsequent editions. Included are two appendix of documents in the original Italian and Latin and a number of poems in Italian. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         History of British Birds.

      1797 1797 - 2 vols. [1: History and Description of Land Birds. 2: Containing the History and Description of Water Birds]. Newcastle, Printed by Sol. Hodgson/ Edward Walker for Beilby & Bewick 1797-1804. With 448 textual wood-engravings. XXX + 336; XX + 400 pp. Clean and well-preserved copy bound in nice contemporary full marbled calf, early rebacked with coloured labels and richly gilt spines. * 2nd issue. Large Imperial printed in 207 copies.Thomas Bewick [1753-1828] is best known for his 'History of British Birds', which is admired today mainly for its wood engravings, especially the small, sharply observed, and often humorous vignettes known as tail-pieces. He is credited with popularizing, a technical innovation in the printing of illustrations using wood. He adopted metal-engraving tools to cut hard boxwood across the grain, producing printing blocks that could be integrated with metal type, but were much more durable than traditional woodcuts. The result was high quality illustration at a low price. [Wikipedia]. The text of the first volume dealing with 'Land Birds' is by Beilby and the second volume 'Water Birds' is by Bewick. All the wood engravings are by Bewick.Zimmer p. 57; Nissen IVB, 95. Roscoe 15A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Original watercolour of a British fleet of ships among icebergs

      circa 1793-, 1797. Slight crease on far right, very good condition overall.. Watercolour, oval shape, 132 x 195 mm., tipped on to card, in gilt frame. A finely executed watercolour of a fleet amidst icebergs. Although unsigned, this watercolour was originally found in a nineteenth century album with another of very similar style signed and dated by Tobin, an important amateur artist in the early history of Australia. Tobin was born in 1768 and joined the Navy as a lively lad in 1780. He showed natural aptitude and rose to the rank of lieutenant after an extended voyage for the East India Company between 1788-1790. He served with Flinders under Bligh on the Providence, the second voyage to Tahiti to gather breadfruit following the disastrous Bounty mutiny.Tobin was a highly skilled watercolourist who kept a detailed record of the Providence voyage including paintings of Tasmanian scenes. On his return to England he served under Cochrane on the Thetis between 1793-1797 and continued to produce marine scenes in a more mature and conservative style than the watercolours undertaken in the Pacific. The Mitchell Library holds an important album of watercolours dating from his service on the Thetis. This study of ships amidst icebergs is strongly reminiscent of the marine studies in this album, characterised by the highly detailed treatment of rigging and naval architecture, accomplished treatment of sea, clouds and sky and the use of subdued and harmonious colouring.This scene more than likely depicts British ships off Newfoundland in 1796. A much larger combined fleet of French and Spanish ships had been repelled by a smaller number of British ships in their attempt to disrupt the fishing industry on Newfoundland in 1796. The flag signal from the main mast of the ship is likely to state "In case of parting company either by accident or otherwise, without have orders where to go Repair to the rendezvous No 2". George Tobin was one of the most important and accomplished amateur artists in the early history of Australia and the opening of the Pacific: 'His colouring was very good - bold and strong and sure. He had an accurate eye for perspective, a sensitive feeling for distance and for the movement of wind and water, and his general composition was almost always excellent' (Rex and Thea Rienits, Early Artists of Australia). Provenance: From a nineteenth century album of watercolours.

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         Camille ou Lettres de Deux Filles de ce Siècle; traduites de l'Anglois sur les Originaux. Seconde édition, corrigée sur les Lettres mêmes.

      A Paris, chez Delalain le jeune et Maradan, an V - 1797. - 4 tomes en 2 volumes in-12. Frontispice. VII. 228pp. et Frontispice. 258pp. + Frontispice. 2ff. 277pp. et Frontispice. 2ff. 259pp. Plein veau, dos lisses ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison (reliure de l'époque). Roman très rare généralement attribué à Samuel Constant de Rebecque (1729-1800), "un des hommes les plus distingués de la société aristocratique de Lausanne" (Godet). Ce littérateur suisse, qui fréquentait Voltaire, était également l'ami de Madame de Charrière et le présent ouvrage est parfois attribué à cette dernière (cf. Clouzot ), de même qu'un autre roman de Constant intitulé "Le Mari Sentimental" paru en 1785, la même année que la première édition du présent roman. "Madame de Charrière consultait Mr Samuel Constant ou tel autre gentilhomme lettré de sa société, toutes les fois qu'elle traitait dans ses ouvrages des sujets politiques ou économiques ( ). Madame de Charrière employait aussi l'intermédiaire de ces personnes toutes les fois qu'elle faisait imprimer ses ouvrages, soit à Genève, soit à Lausanne" (Verdeil). L'ouvrage contient un tableau des mœurs de la société de la Suisse française, et il parut la même année que les "Lettres écrites de Lausanne" de la célèbre femme de lettres. 1 seul exemplaire au NUC (Illinois University). Voir Verdeil, Histoire du Canton de Vaud. Clouzot, p.36.

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         AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY FROM THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN TO THE EMPEROR OF CHINA;- including Cursory Observations Made, and Information Obtained, In Travelling Through that Ancient Empire ;- Handsome LARGE PAPER 2 Volumes with Engravings.

      London ;- Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for G. Nicol Bookseller To His Majesty Pall-Mall. MDCCXCVII 1797 - STUNNING PAIR. Large Quarto. Attractively bound in Half Tan Calf with (a little worn) marbled boards and gilt and raised bands to spines.Complete with 28 Engravings. Volume 1 with tissue-guarded Frontispiece, xxxiv + 518pps., Uncut. Volume 2 with tissue-guarded Frontispiece, xx + 626pps. Uncut. Later endpapers. "A Most Interesting Account Of Chinese Manners and Customs at the Close of the Eighteenth Century " (Cox) Places visited en-route include Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Java, Sumatra, Cochin - China, etc. (Cox 1 p. 334.) This is a particulary Tall, Fresh and Crisp Pair ! (Extra postage required for Overseas shipping) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         De la Révolution Françoise. (Française) 2 volumes.

      A Paris, chez Maret 1797 - ÉDITION ORIGINALE. A Paris, chez Maret, Librairie, cour des Fontaines, palais Egalité - An V = 1797. 4 parties en 2 volumes. T1 : VIII (Table générale), 235 et 230 pages. T2 : 235, 229 et Tables des Sections. Complet et contrôlé. Reliure plein veau moucheté de l'époque. Dos lisse orné et doré avec pièces de titre maroquin rouge et de tomaison noires. Filet à froid encadrant les plats. Tranches marbrées. Coins émoussés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(20x13). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         An Historical Account of the Embassy to the Emperor of China

      London: John Stockdale, 1797. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. xv,(1),475pp. followed by 4pp. of publishers catalogue and directions to the binder for placing plates. Complete with a frontispiece, engraved title (followed by the typeset title), 33 images on 25 plates and 2 maps. Nicely bound in half red morocco, spine in six compartments, gilt, red cloth sides. Titles repaired at inner margins, some soil and aging, but overall a very good copy in a fine binding. This is the first edition of Staunton's abridgment of the 2 volume 4to edition of the same year. Lowndes, p. 2503. ESTC N42986.

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         Utvalda allmant nyttigor

      1797 - Folding plate. 8vo. xii, 224pp. Stockholm,

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         Antique Print-LUNCH-LABOURER-VILLAGE-FIELD-Christian Josi-Morland-1797

      - Original antique print, titled: 'The Labourer's Luncheon', two men resting and enjoying lunch in a field, with a village in the background. A dog lies at their feet. Handcoloured stipple and line engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Separately published master print, published in London by I.R. Smith in 1797. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.�Artists and Engravers: Engraved by C. Josi after G. Morland. Christian Josi (1768-1828) was a Dutch printmaker, stipple engraver, print dealer and collector. He was born in Utrecht, and worked in Amsterdam with Ploos van Amstel. George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes. He was born in London, third son of Henry Robert Morland. His father, artist, engraver and picture restorer. Morland's work in painting is characterised by the simple subjects he painted. He depicted the life he knew from his own experience. Morland worked closely with William and James Ward, and later married their sister Anne. Condition: Very good, given age. Small stains in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted, not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO-75-09 The overall size is ca. 20.9 x 25.2 inch. The image size is ca. 13 x 16.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 53 x 64 cm. The image size is ca. 33 x 42.5 cm.

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         Elegant Extracts: or useful and entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected for the Improvement of Young Persons. Being similar in design to Elegant Extracts in Poetry. [With:] Elegant Extracts: or, useful and entertaining Pieces of Poetry. being similar in design to Elegant Extracts in Prose.

      Printed for B. Law, J. Johnson [et al], London 1797 - Two works in 4 vols., 8vo, pp. xvi, [viii], 612; [613]-1120; xvi, 544; [545]-1008 + engraved title-page in each vol. Contemporary polished tree calf, spines divided by raised bands between gilt rules, red morocco labels and green morocco volume numbers, all edges blue. Paper somewhat toned, occasional spotting. Spines gently creased, extremities a touch rubbed, some light scratches, two endcaps just slightly worn. Armorial bookplates of William Forbes of Pitsligo to front pastedowns. An attractive set of later editions of these best-selling anthologies - 'Prose' is the seventh edition, and 'Poetry' just an 'Improved Edition' The imprints (which vary slightly between the two titles) contain dozens of names & partnerships, a sign of how many slices the regular profits from the works were able to be divided into. ESTC T130937 (vols. 1-2). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Theory of Moral Sentiments

      London: for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies (Successors to Mr. Cadell) and W. Creech, and J. Bell & Co. at Edinburgh,, 1797. or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the Principles by which Men Naturally Judge Concerning the Conduct and Character, first of their Neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. To Which is Added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages. The Eighth Edition. In two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo (205× 123 mm). Contemporary diced Russia, gilt roll border to boards, flat spines ruled, diced and lettered gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, silk ribbon marker. Spines lightly sunned, abrasion across the top of front board to volume II; 2 short marginal tears repaired to volume I, stain from silk ribbon marker to one opening; a very attractive set. Eighth edition, a good set of Adam Smith's first book, the work that established his reputation as a philosopher both in London and on the Continent. "One of Adam Smith's major claims to fame, in some ways his greatest, is his development of a unified concept of an economic system with mutually interdependent parts. His development of this came well before the Wealth of Nations; it is in the Theory of Moral Sentiments of 1759 and the Lectures of 1762-3" (D. P. O'Brien, The Classical Economists, 1975, p. 29). The sixth edition of the Theory, which appeared a few months before Smith's death, evinced a number of broad developments in his later thought, as well as his last views on many specific points. Smith at least in part made extensive revisions so that he might bequeath a refreshment of copyright to his publisher, in which he was successful. See the editors' introduction to the Glasgow edition (Oxford, 1976), pp. 15–20; Ross, Life, pp. 381–5, 391–5, and Richard Sher's account of the early editions of Adam Smith's books in Britain and Ireland in Tribe (ed.), A critical Bibliography of Adam Smith. This eighth edition was produced in 1000 copies.

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         Poems ? to Which are Now Added Poems by Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd

      Printed by N. Biggs, For J. Cottle ? and Messrs. Robinson, London, Bristol 1797 - Second edition, expanded. xx, 278 pp., lacking the rare errata slip. 1 vols. 12mo. After the favorable reception of the first edition of 1796, the publisher Cottle requested a second, to which Coleridge contributed several new pieces, including "The Ode to the Departing Year," and a new Preface in which he defended himself from charges of obscurity. This edition also includes twelve new poems by Charles Lamb - whose name appears on the title-page for the first time - and a number of poems by Charles Lloyd. ESTC N11843; Haney 8; Tinker 679; Wise, Coleridge 11; Thomson VI. For binding, cf. Bennett p. 117, fig. 4.40. Provenance: Ann Bremridge (gift inscription on ffep, "Phil Bremridge to Ann Bremridge 1797); H. Nicholls (signed "H. Nicholls. 1825" on ffep) Contemporary publisher's binding of full tree calf, smooth spine over sewn-in cords, black morocco lettering piece with gilt fillet and rope tool border, spine divided into six compartments with double gilt fillets. Front joint cracked but firmly attached with neat repairs to both hinges, wear to spine ends and corners xx, 278 pp., lacking the rare errata slip. 1 vols. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Poems by S.T. Coleridge, Second Edition, to Which are Now Added Poems by Chalres Lamb, and Charles Lloyd

      Printed by N. Biggs, For J. Cottle ? and Messrs. Robinson, London, Bristol 1797 - Second edition, expanded. xx, 278 pp., lacking the rare errata slip. 12mo. After the favorable reception of the first edition of 1796, the publisher Cottle requested a second, to which Coleridge contributed several new pieces, including "The Ode to the Departing Year," and a new Preface in which he defended himself from charges of obscurity: "I have pruned the double-epithets with no sparing hand; and used my best efforts to tame the swell and glitter both of thought and diction" (Preface, p. xvii). This edition also includes twelve new poems by Charles Lamb - whose name appears on the title-page for the first time - and a number of poems by Coleridge's student Charles Lloyd. ESTC N11843; Haney 8; Tinker 679; Wise, Coleridge 11; Ashley I, p. 199; Thomson VI Blue crushed levant morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g, by Riviere. Mended tear on title touching one letter of imprint. Bookplate xx, 278 pp., lacking the rare errata slip. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Antique Print-MARY MAGDALEN-JESUS-WASHING FEET-TEAR-Farington-Rubens-Earlom-1797

      - Original antique print, titled: 'Mary Magdalen Washing Christ's Feet'. It shows: an interior with a large group seated at a table. In the middle foreground is Mary Magdalen, crying tears on the feet of Jesus Christ. Rare. Original mezzotint on a vellin paper type. Description: Master print published by John Boydell, London in 1797. Our definition of master print is: a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Rich'd Earlom after a design by Farington after Rubens. Richard Earlom (1743-1822) was an reknown English mezzotint engraver. He displayed great skill as a draughtsman, and at the same time acquired without assistance the art of engraving in mezzotint. George Farington (1754-1788) was an English artist. Condition: Very good, given age. Crease in the lower right corner. General light creasing. Margins foxed.General age-related light toning and/or staining from handling. Please study scan carefully Storage location: DP-P2-09 The overall size is ca. 26.8 x 19.9 inch. The image size is ca. 22.8 x 18.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 68 x 50.5 cm. The image size is ca. 58 x 47 cm.

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         Physikalischer Atlas : oder Sammlung von Karten, auf denen die hauptsächlichsten Erscheinungen der anorganischen und organischen Natur nach ihrer geographischen Verbreitung und Vertheilung bildlich dargestellt sind.

      ERSTE AUSGABE, 8 Bände / Abtheilungen in 2 Leinenbänden der Zeit, mit Prägung und rundum marmorierten Schnitt, gr-4,BAND 1): 1. Band: 1. Abtheilung Meteorologie oder Klimatographie 13 Tafeln oder Karten / 1. Band: 2. Abtheilung Hydrologie oder Hydrographie 16 Tafeln oder Karten / 1. Band: 3. Abtheilung Geologie 15 Tafeln oder Karten / 1. Band: 4. Abtheilung Tellurischer Magnetismus 13 Tafeln oder Karten / 1. Band:5. Abtheilung Botanische Geographie 13 Tafeln oder Karten// BAND 2): 2. Band 6. Abtheilung Zoologische Geographie 12 Tafeln oder Karten / 2. Band: 7. Abtheilung Anthropographie 4 Tafeln oder Karten / 2. Band: 8. Abtheilung Ethnographie 19 Tafeln oder Karten SOMIT: 1. Band: Titelblatt, 13, 16, 15, 5, 6 Tafeln oder Karten und 134 Textseiten und 1 Blatt, sowie 2. Band: 6, 4, 19 Tafeln oder Karten und 233 Textseiten, KOMPLETTES EXEMPLAR, Karten koloriert, Textteil teils gebräunt, insg. jedoch nahezu perfektes Exemplar// FIRST EDITION, 8 VOLS. IN 2 CONTEMPORARY CLOTH BINDING, LARGE 4, MARBLED EDGES, : 1ST VOLUME: TITLE PAGE, 13, 16, 15, 5, 6 PLATES OR MAPS AND 134 PAGES OF TEXT AND 1 SHEET, AND 2ND VOLUME: 6, 4, 19 PLATES OR MAPS AND 233 TEXT PAGES, HAND-COLOURED, COMPLETE COPY, TEXT SOME PAGES BROWNED, ALMOST PERFECT Der Physikalische Atlas von Heinrich Berghaus (1797-1884) erschien in Lieferungen von 1838-1848. Die früheste Datierung einer Einzelkarte ist aus dem Jahr 1837. Heinrich Berghaus stand im regen Austausch mit Alexander von Humboldt als ab 1845 der Kosmos erschien galt dieser Atlas bald als der maßgebliche Kartenteil davon. vgl.. Sabin 4856 Poggendorff I, 117 The Physical Atlas of Heinrich Berghaus (1797-1884) was published in parts from 1838-1848. The first volume was completed in 1845, the second volume in 1848. The earliest dating of a map is from 1837. Heinrich Berghaus had a lively exchange with Alexander von Humboldt. This atlas was also soon regarded as the authoritative to the book: Kosmos. Buch

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         Poems by S.T. Coleridge, Second Edition, to Which are Now Added Poems by Chalres Lamb, and Charles Lloyd

      Bristol: Printed by N. Biggs, For J. Cottle … and Messrs. Robinson, London, 1797. Second edition, expanded. xx, 278 pp., lacking the rare errata slip. 12mo. Blue crushed levant morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g, by Riviere. Mended tear on title touching one letter of imprint. Bookplate. Second edition, expanded. xx, 278 pp., lacking the rare errata slip. 12mo. After the favorable reception of the first edition of 1796, the publisher Cottle requested a second, to which Coleridge contributed several new pieces, including "The Ode to the Departing Year," and a new Preface in which he defended himself from charges of obscurity: "I have pruned the double-epithets with no sparing hand; and used my best efforts to tame the swell and glitter both of thought and diction" (Preface, p. xvii). This edition also includes twelve new poems by Charles Lamb - whose name appears on the title-page for the first time - and a number of poems by Coleridge's student Charles Lloyd. ESTC N11843; Haney 8; Tinker 679; Wise, Coleridge 11; Ashley I, p. 199; Thomson VI

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         Raccolta delle leggi dei corpi legislativi della Repubblica Ligure

      Stamperia Franchelli, Genova - 12 volumi in-8 (218x145 mm.), uniformemente ed elegantemente rilegati in mezza pelle marrone con titoli e tomaisons in oro su tassello rosso, fregi e filetti in oro ai dorsi. Piatti cartonati azzurri, punte in pergamena. Tagli a spruzzo. Ottimo insieme dell'intero corpus giuridico della Repubblica Ligure nella sua difficile alba (2 dicembre 1797-1802). Il corpus risulta così suddiviso: RACCOLTA DELLE LEGGI, ED ATTI DEL CORPO LEGISLATIVO DELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE DA' 17 GENNAJO 1798 ANNO PRIMO DELLA LIGURE LIBERTÀ GIORNO DELLA DELLA DI LUI INSTALLAZIONE, DISTRIBUITI CON L'ORDINE DE'TEMPI, E COLL'INDICE IN FINE. GENOVA, NELLA STAMPERIA DEL PADRE, E FIGLIO FRANCHELLI, 1798 - 1799. 4 volumi, pp. 283, X; 304, LXVI; 10; 368; 240. Il primo vol. contiene gli atti dal gennaio al giugno 1798, il secondo quelli dal 1° luglio 1798 al dicembre dello stesso anno, il terzo dal 1° gennaio 1799 al giugno successivo; il quarto, infine, raccoglie gli atti sino alla fine di dicembre del 1799. Si tratta delle assemblee del Consiglio dei Giuniori. Segue: RACCOLTA DELLE LEGGI, ATTI, DECRETI, E PROCLAMI PUBBLICATI DAL SENATO ED ALTRE AUTORITÀ CONSTITUITE NELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE. GENOVA, STAMPERIA FRANCHELLI, 1803. ANNO VII. 4 volumi, pp. 116; 375; 384; 144. Edizione originale. Si tratta delle assemblee del Consiglio dei Senatori. Segue: RACCOLTA DEGLI ATTI E DELLE LEGGI EMANATE DA POTER LEGISLATIVO DELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE, GENOVA, STAMPERIA FRANCHELLI, 1802. 1 volume in-8, pp. 338. Segue: RACCOLTA DE' PROCLAMI DEL DIRETTORIO ESECUTIVO DELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE DA' 16 GENNAJO 1798 GIORNO DELLA SUA INSTALLAZIONE IN APPRESSO, E DISPOSTI CON ORDINE DE' TEMPI. ANNO I DELLA LIBERTÀ LIGURE. GENOVA, NELLA STAMPERIA PADRE, E FIGLIO FRANCHELLI, 1798. 1 volume in-8, pp. 260. Edizione originale. Segue: RACCOLTA DELLE LEGGI EMANATE DALLA CONSULTA LEGISLATIVA DELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE, GENOVA, STAMPERIA FRANCHELLI, 1800-1801. 2 opere ed un'appendice in un vol. in - 8° (217x145mm), pp. 288. Segue: Raccolta dei proclami e decreti pubblicati dalla Commissione Straordinaria del Governo della Repubblica Ligure dal giorno 2 luglio 1801 anno V sino all'epoca della di lei cessazione. Volume II. Genova, Franchelli, 1801, pp. 16. Segue: Appendice. Proclami pubblicati dalla Commissione Straordinaria di Governo, pp. XXXVI + 4 nn. di indice. Legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo e tomaison in oro su tassello rosso, fregi e filetti in oro al dorso. Piatti cartonati azzurri, punte in pergamena. Tagli a spruzzo. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Segue: RACCOLTA DE' PROCLAMI, E DECRETI PUBBLICATI DALLA COMMISSIONE STRAORDINARIA DEL GOVERNO DELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE DAL GIORNO 2 LUGLIO ANNO 4 EPOCA DELLA DI LEI INSTALLAZIONE. COLL'ORDINE DEI TEMPI, E COLL'INDICE IN FINE. GENOVA, DALLA STAMPERIA FRANCHELLI, 1800-1801. 2 opere ed un'appendice in un vol. in - 8° (217x145mm), pp. 288. Segue: RACCOLTA DE' PROCLAMI, E DECRETI PUBBLICATI DALLA COMMISSIONE STRAORDINARIA DEL GOVERNO DELLA REPUBBLICA LIGURE DAL GIORNO 2 LUGLIO ANNO 4 EPOCA DELLA DI LEI INSTALLAZIONE. COLL'ORDINE DEI TEMPI, E COLL'INDICE IN FINE. Volume II. Genova, Franchelli, 1801, pp. 16. Segue: Appendice. Proclami pubblicati dalla Commissione Straordinaria di Governo, pp. XXXVI + 4 nn. di indice. Tutti i volumi, ottimamente impressi, sono corredati da indici delle materie notabili e di perciò di comoda consultazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         LE BIJOU DE L'AMOUR OU L'ALMANACH DES COEURS, Hommage de la Galanterie a la Decence et a la Beaute.

      Paris, chez Janet, rue Jacques, No. 31, (1797). Edition unknown, (1797), miniature book, 24mo, approximately 95 x 57 mm, 3¾ x 2¼ inches, French text, engraved hand coloured allegorical title page with Cupid, Beaute, Decence and 5 putti, foliage etc., 12 engraved hand coloured plates, some allegorical, 8 pages of almanac at front, 8 at rear, dated from September 1797 to August 1798, plus 48 pages of little verses numbered thus: 12, (24), 13-24. Most of the verses are preceded by the name of a tune or 'Air' to which they should be sung, bound in dark olive green morocco, triple gilt ruled border with tiny corner ornaments to covers, gilt decoration to spine, no lettering or label, all edges gilt, gilt and orange floral pastedowns, no endpapers. Slightly worn at head of spine and corners, tiny chip at tail of spine, old paper strip used inside rear cover to recase contents in the binding, title page dusty in the margins, bookseller's label pasted to blank verso of title page, 1 or 2 pale fox spots, plates very nice. A good complete copy of an uncommon book, one copy in the French Libraries, none in WorldCat, it is mentioned in a list of French Almanacs in the Journal général de la littérature de France, Volume 2, page 218. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Oeuvres de P.J. Bernard

      P. Didot l'aîné 1797 - First edition thus. Quarto (the pages 310 x 230 mm). One of 150 unnumbered copies on papier vélin, with the plates before letters. Four engraved plates, one by and after Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (the pure etching of the first state by Prud’hon, the further burin work by his collaborator Barthélemy Roger) and three after Prud’hon by Beisson and Copia. Full brown calf, probably contemporary, covers with onlaid gilt-tooled red morocco centerpieces and blind-tooled neoclassical palmette roll inside gilt fillet, rebacked with original spine laid down, gilt and blind-tooled with neoclassical motifs in six compartments with raised bands, black, gold and red French shell marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, pink silk marker ribbon. Incisively printed by Pierre Didot l'aîné on thick and bright “papier-vélin fort d’Angouléme.” Collates a^4 - b^4, 1^4 – 38^4, 39^2: [2 ll.], 1 l. (half-title recto, justification verso), 1 l. (title recto), pp. [i]-viii (“Notice sur la vie”), [ix]-xi (“Épître”), [1 p.], pp. [1]-298 (L’Art d’aimer, Phrosine et Mélidore, Poésies diverses, Castor et Pollux, Les Surprises de l’amour), [299]-300 (Table), [2 ll.], complete. The first plate by Beisson and the plate by Copia have original tissue serpents; the plates by Beisson have very faint “ghost” lettering (possibly old graphite) in the page margins below the engraved areas. Very good, covers somewhat scratched and scuffed, corners made up, some edgewear, sections of original spine missing, plates very lightly foxed (not effecting images), scattered overall negligible foxing on text pages, an excellent copy on vélin of a singular volume, neatly rebacked, tight and square, the text block bright and incisively printed. Of Prud’hon’s own engraving for Phrosine et Mélidore (Cohen: “une véritable curiosité artistique”), Ray states, “No rococo design surpasses this in voluptuousness, and Prud’hon has given his scene an air of mystery to which the artists of the previous age did not aspire. Delacroix said of this drawing that by itself it served to place its creator beside Correggio.” Cohen-de Ricci 133-4, Ray French 75 (and listed in his “100 Oustanding French Illustrated Books, 1700-1914”). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Garden view with two dogs (tuin met twee honden).

      "View on a park with two dogs in the foreground. Other figures move within the space of the representation; on the right three young women in conversation by a herm and more in the middle a boat is floating on the canal. Signed on the bottom: 'By Ysack en Barent Greve Excudit / I.d. Moucheron Inv. et Fecit'. Collector's mark stamped on bottom right corner: Friedrich August II of Saxony (1797-1854) [L. 972]"."Etching and engraving on paper, trimmed close to plate mark; total: 254 x 338 mm; state III/3; evenly yellowed paper with some staining and foxing especially along the margins; yellow tint stain on the bottom right and one brownish stain beside the herm on the right; brown stain on the top margin towards the right. Hollstein 49, Wedde cat.nr. E49"

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         Versuche über die gereizte Muskel- und Nervenfaser nebst Vermuthungen über den chemischen Process des Lebens in der Thier- und Pflanzenwelt.

      Posen, bei Decker und Comp., Berlin, bei Rottmann, 1797 (2 Bände). 21 x 13,5 cm. spätere Leinenbände (lichtrandig, fleckig und berieben, Kapitale bestoßen) mit etwas lädiertem Rückenschild, alter Vorbesitzeintrag auf Spiegel, Lesebändchen; 3 Bl., 495 S.; 2 Bl., 468 S. Mit 8 Kupfertafeln auf blattgroßen Falzen Erste Ausgabe. Humboldts erstes größeres Werk, mit dem er zum Begründer der Nervenphysiologie wurde. HIRSCH/H. III, 337: \"Durch die exaktesten Versuche erforschte H. den Einfluß von Licht, Wärme, Magnetismus und Elektrizität auf das Nervensystem und versuchte nachzuweisen, dass die Nerventätigkeit auf dem Galvanisnus oder einer ihm analoge Kraft, die aber mit der sog. Lebenskraft nicht identisch sei\". - Titel mit Wappenstempel eines Berliner Arztes sowie dessen Besitzeintrag auf dem fl. Vorsatz (datiert 1863). Innenspiegel von Band I mit dem Schildchen der Voss\'schen Buchhandlung in Berlin. Schönes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Medizin, Neurologie, Physiologie, Medizingeschichte

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         An Historical and Geographical Account of Algiers; comprehrnding A Novel and Interesting Detail of Events relative to The American Captives

      Philadelphia: Hogan & M'elroy, 1797. First edition. Leather_bound. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. on original full tree calf spine lined in gilt and with red leather, gilt lettered spine label. (2) blanks, lacking the folding frontispiece, xi (with errata on verso of p. xi), 304 pp. (6, subscriber's list), (1, adverts). (2, blanks). Howes S966, Sabin 91534. About very good, firm in its binding and with some rounding and wear at the extremities, contemporary ownershjip signature on second front blank and again on each of the two rear blanks. There also is an old ownership name stamp at the center of the title page. A history of Algiers, its inhabitants, culture, etc, but the first four chapters are concerned with military matters with chapter IV dealing with the depredations of pirates from Algiers and Tripoli on American commerce, including the capture of 11 United States ships and enslavement of their crews. The frontispiece folding plate is usually absent , possibly due to the fact it depicts the torture method of bastinating.

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         Conovolvuli

      1797 - Sheet Dimensions: 12.5 x 16 in Frame Dimensions: 20 x 23 in. Engravings with original hand-color. John Abbot was one of the best natural history artists working in North America during the pre-Audubon era. He was born in Turnham Green, west London, in 1751, but emigrated to America in 1773, arriving in Virginia, before settling in Georgia in 1775. There he spent much of his life studying and completing a large series of drawings of local birds and insects. The majority of his drawings, like many artist (he completed more than 5000 watercolors) remained unpublished during his lifetime. His reputation languished until 1896, when his ornithological works were re-discovered. The quality and range of Abbot's work places him on a parallel level to Catesby, Wilson, and Audubon, and he recorded the fauna of Georgia more thoroughly and at an earlier date than any other region of America. Abbot’s work was edited by Sir James Smith, botanist, co-founder and first president of the Linnaean Society in London.

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         Geschichte des Theaters in Preußen, vornämlich der Bühnen in Königsberg und Danzig von ihren ersten Anfängen bis zu den Gastspielen J. Fischer's und L. Devrient's

      840 S., 2 Bl., OHalbleder-Band mit gold-geprägt. Titel u. Illustr. auf Rücken (das Überzugspapier vermutl. später), grün-marmor. Schnitt, rotes Lesebändchen, Frakturschrift, ca. 13 x 20,3 cm. - In sieben Abteilungen gegliederte Schrift. Aus dem Inhalt: Die Anfänge des Theaters bis zur Zeit des Kurfürsten Georg Wilhelm /*/ Die gelehrte Bühne der praktischen gegenüber bis zur Zeit Friedrichs II. /*/ Widerstrebende Reformbewegungen /*/ Begründung eines deutschen Nationaltheaters /*/ Weit. Ausbildung eines Nationaltheaters /*/ Höchste Blüte des darstellenden Theaters vor den Freiheitskriegen /*/ Veränderung der Provinzial-Bühnen durch das Auftreten der Hofschauspieler bis zur 25-jährigen Regierungsfeier Friedrich Wilhelms III. - Ernst August Hagen (1797 - 1880), preußischer Kunstschriftsteller u. Wissenschaftler. Vorderes Außengelenk oben u. unten gering angerissen, erste u. letzte Seiten schwach (stock-)fleckig. Schönes, sehr gutes Exemplar des seltenen Originals.

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         Tentamen dispositionis methodicae fungorum in classes, ordines genera et familias. Cum supplemento adjecto.

      - Leipzig, Petrum Philippum Wolf, 1797. 8vo. IV,+ 76 pp.+ 4 engr. plates. Foxing. Uncut, in contemporary marbled paper boards, spine worn, with green publ. printed wrapper bound after the preliminaries. From the library of Luyken Landfort, with library stamp and book plate, and from Nils Fries, with his bookplate. Volbracht 1579 ?Rarissimum? Uellner 1333. An important early study by Persoon pointing forward to ?Synopsis methodica fungorum? Albert Luyken at Landfort mansion (1785-1867) collected flowers all over Europe and his huge herbarium with 40000 plants, many of which are extinct now, is now in Munster. The lichens Luykenia trevis, subdivided into Luykenia angiocarpis and Luykenia gymocarpis, were named after him. The herbarium and library after Persoon is preserved in Leiden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Versuche über die gereizte Muskel- und Nervenfaser nebst Vermuthungen über den chemischen Process des Lebens in der Thier- und Pflanzenwelt.

      Posen, bei Decker und Comp., Berlin, bei Rottmann, 1797 (2 Bände). - Erste Ausgabe. Humboldts erstes größeres Werk, mit dem er zum Begründer der Nervenphysiologie wurde. HIRSCH/H. III, 337: "Durch die exaktesten Versuche erforschte H. den Einfluß von Licht, Wärme, Magnetismus und Elektrizität auf das Nervensystem und versuchte nachzuweisen, dass die Nerventätigkeit auf dem Galvanisnus oder einer ihm analoge Kraft, die aber mit der sog. Lebenskraft nicht identisch sei". - Titel mit Wappenstempel eines Berliner Arztes sowie dessen Besitzeintrag auf dem fl. Vorsatz (datiert 1863). Innenspiegel von Band I mit dem Schildchen der Voss`schen Buchhandlung in Berlin. Schönes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 988 21 x 13,5 cm. spätere Leinenbände (lichtrandig, fleckig und berieben, Kapitale bestoßen) mit etwas lädiertem Rückenschild, alter Vorbesitzeintrag auf Spiegel, Lesebändchen; 3 Bl., 495 S.; 2 Bl., 468 S. Mit 8 Kupfertafeln auf blattgroßen Falzen [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Abbildungen naturhistorischer Gegenstände, 2tes (zweites) bis 7tes (siebentes) Heft, Nro. 11 - 70 (in 2 Bänden).

      Göttingen, Heinrich Dieterich, 1797 - 1804. Unpag. (21, 105 Bl.). Grau-beige marmorierte Pbde. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf grünem Rückenschild. Formate: 21 x 13; 20 x 13 cm. Wissenschaftliche Illustrationsreihe des Göttinger Anatomen, Zoologen und Anthropologen Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752 - 1840). Blumenbach gilt als maßgeblicher Mitbegründer der Zoologie und der Anthropologie als wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen. Seine Göttinger Vorlesungen zur Naturgeschichte fanden regelmäßig eine internationale Zuhörerschaft. Blumenbachs erstmals 1804 erschienenes \"Handbuch der vergleichenden Anatomie und Physiologie\" gilt als maßgebliches Standardwerk seiner Zeit und wurde in nahezu alle europäischen Sprachen übersetzt. Die hier vorliegenden Hefte 2 bis 7 der Reihe (Hefte 2 bis 5 und 7 in einem Band sowie Heft 6 als separater Band) enthalten 60 Artikel mit jeweils zugehöriger ganzseitiger Kupfertafel (Kupfertafeln teilweise koloriert) zu folgenden zoologischen anatomischen und anthropologischen Motiven: 11. Simia troglodytes. 12. Simia satyrus. 13 Simia rostrata. 14. Manis tetradactyla. 15. Trichechus rosmarus. 16. certhia coccinea. 17. Serpula gigantea. 18. Basalt-Glieder von giant`s Causeway. 19. Backenzähne vom fossilen Ohio-Incognitum...20. Der fossile Murex contrarius. 21. Gefleckter Neger. 22. Myrmecophaga didactyla. 23. Bos grunniens. 24. Buceros rhinoceros. 25. Pelecanus sinensis. 26. Lacerta crocodilos. 27. Derselbe, noch im Ey. 28. Anguis platuros. 29. gryllus migratorius. 30. Thalia lingulata. 31. Vespertilio spectrum. 32. Embryo vom Bär. 33. Ursus maritimus. 34. Küchelchen aus ... Hühnerei. 35. Didus ineptuds. 36. Rana pipa. 37. Gebiss der giftigen und giftlosen Schlangen. 38. Aranea tarantula. 39. Hydatis finna. 40. Phacites fossilis. 41. Ornithorhynchus paradoxus. 42. Vespertilio ferrum equinum. 43. Castor fiber. 44. Monodon narhwal. 45. motacilla calliope. 46. Aptenodytes chrysocone. 47. Oestrus bovis, equi, ovis. 48. glaucus atlanticus. 49. Fortpflanzungsweise der Conferva fontinalis. 50. Entomolitkus paradoxos.51. Bildschöner Schädel einer Georgianerinn. 52. Schedel des Orang-Ontang von Borneo. 53. Bradypus tridactylus. 54. Didelphis marsupialis. 55. Falco serpentarius. 56. Emberiza aureola. 57. Raja torpedo. 58. Ostracion bicuspis. 59. Serpula comtortuplicata. 60. Encrinites fossilis. 61. Alle vier Hauptarten von Monstrositäten an Einem Ferkelkopf. 62. Ursus lotor. 63. Schedel des Riesenbüffels. 64. Küchelchen aus einem hundert Stunden bebrüteten Hühnerey. 65. Bucco astroflaunus. 66. Testudo graeca. 67. cancer dromia. 68. Lepas anatifera. 69. Venus mercenaria. 70. Pentacrinites fossilis. Wenige Heft-Titelblätter leicht gebräunt, alt gestempelt (L. A. Clausen [Gut] Knoop); wenige Seiten unten etwas knapper beschnitten. Sonst sehr gute Exemplare der originell illustrierten, äußerst seltenen Reihe zur Naturkunde Seiten sauber und weitestgehend fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Anatomie Zoologie Anthropologie Abbildungen Illustrationen

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         LE BIJOU DE L'AMOUR OU L'ALMANACH DES COEURS, Hommage de la Galanterie a la Decence et a la Beaute

      Paris, chez Janet, rue Jacques, No. 31, (1797).. Edition unknown, (1797), miniature book, 24mo, approximately 95 x 57 mm, 3¾ x 2¼ inches, French text, engraved hand coloured allegorical title page with Cupid, Beaute, Decence and 5 putti, foliage etc., 12 engraved hand coloured plates, some allegorical, 8 pages of almanac at front, 8 at rear, dated from September 1797 to August 1798, plus 48 pages of little verses numbered thus: 12, (24), 13-24. Most of the verses are preceded by the name of a tune or 'Air' to which they should be sung, bound in dark olive green morocco, triple gilt ruled border with tiny corner ornaments to covers, gilt decoration to spine, no lettering or label, all edges gilt, gilt and orange floral pastedowns, no endpapers. Slightly worn at head of spine and corners, tiny chip at tail of spine, old paper strip used inside rear cover to recase contents in the binding, title page dusty in the margins, bookseller's label pasted to blank verso of title page, 1 or 2 pale fox spots, plates very nice. A good complete copy of an uncommon book, one copy in the French Libraries, none in WorldCat, it is mentioned in a list of French Almanacs in the Journal général de la littérature de France, Volume 2, page 218. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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         Antique Master Print-OMPHALE-TRIUMPH-HERCULES-PELT-SPINNING-Pichler-Turchi-1797

      - Antique Master Print, titled: 'Der Triumph der Omphale.' - Hercules during his servitude as a slave for Omphale. Hercules is seated holding a spinning stick, while Omphale stands a little to the right, wearing the pelt of the Nemean lion and leaning on Hercules' club. Several other female figures are present, as well as Cupid. Mezzotint on wove (vellin) paper. Description: Incorrectly attributed to Dominichino in the caption below the image. Very nice dark impression.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Johann Peter Pichler' after 'Allesandro Turchi'. Johann Peter Pichler / Johann Baptist Pichler (1765-1807) was an Austrian draughtsman and mezzotint engraver. He was a student of Schmutzer and Jacobe. He mostly worked for the Prince of Anhalt Dessau. Allesandro Turchi (1578-1649) was an Italian painter of the early Baroque, born and active mainly in Verona, and moving late in life to Rome. He also went by the name Alessandro Veronese or the nickname L'Orbetto. Condition: Very good, given age. Margin edges a little discoloured. Tears on the platemark top and bottom (backed with contemporary paper and acid-free archival tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-P3-18 The overall size is ca. 26.4 x 21.5 inch. The image size is ca. 18.3 x 24.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 67 x 54.5 cm. The image size is ca. 46.5 x 62 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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         Das Unterbrochene Opferfest... Klavierauszug von Carl Zulener[!]... Pr: 24 Francs. [Piano-vocal score].

      Bonn: N. Simrock [PN 61.], [ca. 1797]. Oblong folio. Half contemporary mid-tan calf with marbled boards, dark red leather title label gilt to upper, raised bands on spine in gilt-ruled compartments. 1f. (recto title with large engraved woodland scene, verso blank), [1] (cast list and table of contents), 2-201, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved throughout. Binding considerably worn and bumped; spine cracked with some loss; lacking free front endpaper. Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed; small binder's holes to blank upper inner margins. First Edition. Scarce. Hirsch IV 1304. RISM W1467 (with arranger's surname correctly spelled "Zulehner"). Das Unterbrochene Operfest was quite successful and ranks as one of Winter's most highly regarded works. It was first performed in Vienna at the Kärntnertor on June 14th 1796.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        Das Unterbrochene Opferfest. Klavierauszug von Carl Zulener[!]. Pr: 24 Francs. [Piano-vocal score]

      N. Simrock [PN 61.], Bonn 1797 - Oblong folio. Half contemporary mid-tan calf with marbled boards, dark red leather title label gilt to upper, raised bands on spine in gilt-ruled compartments. 1f. (recto title with large engraved woodland scene, verso blank), [1] (cast list and table of contents), 2-201, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved throughout.Binding considerably worn and bumped; spine cracked with some loss; lacking free front endpaper. Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed; small binder's holes to blank upper inner margins. First Edition. Scarce. Hirsch IV 1304. RISM W1467 (with arranger's surname correctly spelled "Zulehner"). Das Unterbrochene Operfest was quite successful and ranks as one of Winter's most highly regarded works. It was first performed in Vienna at the Kärntnertor on June 14th 1796. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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