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        Allgemeine Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels, oder Versuch von der Verfassung und dem mechanischen Ursprunge des ganzen Weltgebäudes nach Newtonischen Grundsätzen abgehandelt.

      [publisher unkonwn], Frankfurt, Leipzig 1797 - 8vo (225 x 145 mm). [20], 130 pp. Leaves untrimmed. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers (paper on back almost gone, edges little frayed). Text somewhat browned and little spotted (first and final leaves a bit stronger), some marginal fraying and soiling. All in all a very good, unsophisticated copy. D.S.B VII, p.231; Warda 6. - The very rare second edition of Kant's third work, first printed in 1755. A short extract of this work was printed in 1791, but no other editions or part of the work appeared between 1755 and 1797, though a third and fourth edition appeared in 1798 and 1808. All editions of this work are of great rarity, whereat the first edition is practically unobtainable. In his youth Kant was a great admirerer of Newton, and in this work he bases his theories on him, but at the same time goes far beyond him. Kant describes how the solar system originated, and does this on the basis of his own mechanical principles. "In his "Theory of the heavens", Kant, by a series of bold strokes, anticipated astronomical facts that were later confirmed by very powerful observational techniques and with the help of relativistic cosmological theory. He conjectured that our solar system is a part of a vast system of stars making up a single galaxy, that the so-called nebolous-stars are galactic systems external to but similar to our own galaxy (a fact that was not confirmed until the twentieth century), and that there are many such galaxies making up the universe as a whole." (D.S.B.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The History of Pennsylvania, in North America, [2 Volumes]; From the Original Institution and Settlement . in 1681, Till after the Year 1742.

      Zachariah Poulson, Philadelphia 1797 - frontis and map, folding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1027 pages; Philadelphia, Zachariah Poulson; 1797 & 1798. 1st edition. Two volumes complete. Uniformly bound in a later, mid 19th century 3/4 polished burgundy calf over marbled paper covered boards; t. E. G. Heavy gilt spines in six compartments with black and red leather title and volume labels. Contents complete and very neat, with copperplate frontis portrait of Penn facing the title page of Vol I and the large fold-out map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, maryland & Delaware bound in between the final page of the introduction (166) and the first page of the primary text [167]. 508; 373, 146 pp. Some light scuffing and skinning to the calf over the front corners; light shelf rubbing and scuffing over spine edges and a few of the raised spine hubs. Red leather colume lables have tiny chips mid-label. Bindings are tight and quite sound. A prior owner; s small 20th c address label is partially torn away on the front marbled paper pastedown. A well preserved copy which retains the large map usually missing from copies that appear in the market. The cleanest and best preserved example I have handled, with a somewhat worn but still attractive fine rebinding. VG thus. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della utilità delle antiche medaglie dialoghi. Opera nuovamente tradotta sulla terza edizione Inglese.

      N.p., presso Anania Coen di Reggio, 1797.. Crown octavo (185 x 130mm). Collated in accordance with Union Catalog Italy. Pp. 188, (4). Plus 10 numbered plates bound at end, with a total of 60 engraved impressions of coins. Small decorative device to title-page. Footnotes. Contemporary signature to first free endpaper, (worn). Hardcover, bound in contemporary paper-covered boards with handsome floral pattern, partly in relief; spine worn, boards partly detached. A very good copy (some brown spots, occasionally a finger soil). ~ Translated by Francisco Albergati Capacelli from the English "Dialogues Upon the Usefulness of Ancient Medals". Addison's three dialogues first appeared in Italian in 1760 (Bologna: Dalla Volpe) under a slightly different title. Scarce. KVK locates just a single copy of this edition (Union Catalog Italy). Not in Lipsius. Cf. Lowndes I, p.11, listing the first English edition of 1726.

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        Answering Hamilton’s Question on Naturalization and Immigrant Rights in Maryland

      1797 - Autograph Letter Signed, to Alexander Hamilton, March 19, 1797, 2 pp. "I have carefully reexamined the laws of Maryland, since the receipt of your favor of the 15th inst. & cannot find that a single Justice of the Peace, ever had authority since the revolution, to naturalize & grant a certificate of it."A Hamilton represented the defendants in the insurance cases of Daniel Ludlow and Gulian Ludlow v. John B. Coles and Daniel Ludlow and Gulian Ludlow v. Archibald Gracie in the New York Supreme Court. The cases concerned policies on the vessel and cargo of the schooner Theresa. During the prelude to America's "Quasi-War," a French privateer seized the Theresa in the spring of 1795 and took it to St. Martin, where French authorities condemned it, ruling that the owners, Baltimore merchants John Royer Champayne and John Deyme Jr., were French émigrés.To prepare for his defense, Hamilton wrote to William Tilghman (1756-1827), who had practiced law in Maryland before moving to Philadelphia in 1793. In April 1797, the New York Supreme Court ruled for the defendants and ordered the plaintiffs to pay court costs.[1] On appeal of the condemnation by French authorities to the Tribunal of Commerce at Basse-Terre in March 1801, that court reversed the decision and ordered full restitution to the owners.[2]Excerpts"both these supplementary laws contain a proviso, 'that the said foreigners before they shall receive any benefit from the said Acts, shall naturalize themselves in the mode prescribed by the original Act, by a certain day.'[3] "From all these circumstances, corroborating my general recollection of the law of Maryland, I am as confident as one ever will be of a negative, that a single Justice of the Peace never had authority to naturalize in that State." "I beg you will not apologize for any questions you may find it serviceable to ask me. Instead of trouble I shall consider them as pleasure."[File Note in Hamilton's hand:] William Tilghman*This item is also being offered in part II of The Alexander Hamilton Collection[1] Julius Goebel and Joseph H. Smith et al., eds., The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton: Documents and Commentary, 5 vols. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1964-1981), 5:499.[2] The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, 2:770; Greg H. Williams, The French Assault on American Shipping, 1793-1813: A History and Comprehensive Record of Merchant Marine Losses (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2009), 338.[3] "An Act for naturalization," July 1779 (chap. 6), Laws of Maryland, 3 vols. (Baltimore: Philip H. Nicklin & Co., 1811), 1:362-64; "An Act for the relief of certain foreigners who have settled within this state, and for other purposes, supplemental to the act for naturalization," November 1789 (chap. 24), Laws of Maryland, 2:93-95; "An act for the relief of certain foreigners who have settled within this state, further supplementary to the act for naturalization," November 1792 (chap. 14), Laws of Maryland, 2:178-80; "An Act to extend to certain foreigners the benefit of an act passed November session, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, entitled, An act for the relief of certain foreigners who have settled within this state, further supplementary to the act for naturalization," November 1793 (chap. 26), Laws of Maryland, 2:199-200.

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        Belle lettre de Beaumarchais sur Mirabeau.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 1 p ½ In-8 28/05/1797 Datée du 9 prairial an 5. bon Belle lettre de Beaumarchais sur Mirabeau. Les deux hommes, qui s'appréciaient mutuellement, s'étaient déchirés au moment de l'affaire de la Compagnie des Eaux, avant de se réconcilier en 1790. Mais ils avaient laissé, l'un sur l'autre, des pamphlets redoutables ; comparant ceux de Mirabeau aux Philippiques, Beaumarchais les appelait les Mirabelles. "J'ignore absolument quel ouvrage de Mirabeau a pu être cru mériter qu'on l'oubliât, s'il est de son bon tems et de son bon genre. Nous avons été plus divisés de sentimens que d'opinion. Il revient à moi, et il y revient avec grâce ; mais quel droit ce retour peut-il me donner d'accoler mon nom à celui d'un auteur aussi éloquent lorsque le sujet l'échauffait? La malveillance trop continue qui s'est attachée à mes pas me fait fuir avec soin tout ce qui peut fournir prétexte et me taxer de vanité. J'ai la fierté de supporter l'injure ; mais je ne peux rien faire qui éveille l'injuriant". Cette lettre est référencée, sous le n°193 (p. 36) dans le Catalogue de la collection de lettres autographes et manuscrits du comte de Mirabeau. Paris, Laverdet, 1860. Ecrivain, auteur du Mariage de Figaro (1784). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Viaggi dalla China alla costa Nord-Ovest d?America, fatti negli anni 1788 e 1789 dal Capitano G. Meares. Prima versione italiana, arrichita di note istoriche-scientifiche die vedute, marine, ritratti, carta geografica ec. 4 vol.

      - Torino, Stamperia Soffietti 1797-1798. 8°. 4 Bde. VII, 222 S., 1Bl.; 239 S.,; 223 S.; 197 S. Mit 7 (1 gefaltete ?Veduta della Citta di Macao?) Tafeln und 1 gefaltete Karte. Halbleder der Zeit. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und leichter Rückenvergoldung. 1796 erschienen 2 frühere Ausgaben in Florenz und Neapel. Diese in Turin gedruckte enthält weniger Tafeln. Leicht berieben, Teils etwas wasserrandig. Wenige Seiten etwas fleckig. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ADMIRAL EDWARD VERNON.

      London. . 1797 - Mezzotint, 24 x 15 inches. Trimmed close but with no image loss. Good. Archival matting, and protected with Mylar sheet. Vernon was from a distinguished naval family. His final and most important command was as British naval chief in the East Indies during the American Revolution, when France was also at war with England in India. This portrait, produced three years after Vernon's death, shows him at the end of his life, standing, with warships in the background.

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        Complaint, and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts.

      - (London): Printed by R. Noble, for R. Edwards , 1797. First edition. Folio (43.5cm by 35cm). [2 blank] viii, [2], 95, [2, blank] pp. A collection of extended poetic mediations with forty-three copperplate engravings by William Blake surrounding the letterpress text. With the often lacking “Explanation of the Engravings” present. Edward Young’s immensely popular Night Thoughts first appeared in 1742-1745. He eventually extended the poem to nine “Nights,” though only the first four were illustrated by Blake. For this, his most ambitious and spectacular work to date, Blake spent two years creating over five hundred drawings, of which only forty-three were ever engraved. Baffled by the novelty of Blake’s illustrations, the public did not receive the edition favorably. Nevertheless, the plates are “splendid examples of plain line engraving done by an artist whose creative energy sought to burst through” (Keynes, William Blake's Engravings, p. 12). A large uncut copy in contemporary half leather over marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Front board detached but present, rear board separating. A handsome unsophisticated copy of this classic work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Moine Les liaisons dangereuses

      Maradan - Deux titres: Le Moine, Paris, Maradan, 1797. 182 pp, 185 pp, 168 pp, 188 pp (dont: faux titre, titre et frontispice).3 ff de catalogue de l’éditeur Pigoreau à la fin du quatrième tome. Première édition illustrée, parue l’année de l’originale; 4 tomes en 4 volumes, 4 frontispices. Les liaisons dangereuses: A Genève, s.e. 4 tomes en 4 volumes. (xxij) et 245 pp, 233 pp, 225 pp, 250 pp. Première édition illustrée ornée de 8 gravures de Le Barbier aîné gravées par Halbou, Thomas, Delignon, Dambrun et Simonet (Cohen p. 235). Très intéressante réunion de ces deux premières éditions illustrées, dans des reliures similaires d’époque qui, sans être identiques, pourraient avoir été réalisées pour le même amateur à l’époque, dans des ateliers de reliure différents, peut-être. Celle des Liaisons est un peu plus luxueuse; les tranches sont dorées. A noter de menus défauts: quelques traces de restaurations (coiffes), le coin inférieur du premier plat du tome 1 des Liaisons est un peu fragilisé suite à un choc -et de même pour un autre. La reliure du même tome est un peu plus sombre (trace d’humidité?) sans que les feuillets soient affectés: ils sont exactement comme ceux des autres volumes; frais, très bien conservés (voir la photo qui montre le plat le plus assombri du tome 1). L'intérieur de chacun des huit volumes est très bien conservé. Ex-libris: “L’Adjudant- Général Villate” pour Les Liaisons; ex-libris de J. C. Courbin pour Le Moine, dans lequel ont été contrecollées quelques notices de libraires pour ce titre. Ces deux romans, tout en étant bien sûr très différents ont en commun de mettre en oeuvre une forme de cruauté gratuite; chacun d’eux d’ailleurs a fait l’objet d’un rapprochement, justifié croyons-nous, avec l’oeuvre de Sade. Quoi qu’il en soit, cette réunion est très cohérente, très heureuse. Bel ensemble malgré les défauts cités. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BEING THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FOURTH CONGRESS, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER 5TH, 1796, AND IN THE TWENTY-FIRST YEAR OF THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE SAID UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia: Fenno, 1797. 175, [1 blank], iv, 18pp. Bound in contemporary half calf and paper-covered boards [rear board nearly detached]. Text lightly tanned, Very Good. This document prints President Washington's Message, "for the last time," to Congress in December 1796, summarizing "measures calculated to ensure a continuance of the friendship of the Indians, and to preserve peace along the extent of our interior Frontier," as well as to "guard our advanced settlements from the predatory incursions of those unruly individuals, who cannot be restrained by their Tribes." He reports on the implementation of the Treaty with England, and on the boundary between the U.S. and the Floridas, owned by Spain; urges "the gradual creation of a navy," development of American industry, establishment of a National University and a Military Academy. Material is also considered on the southern and western boundaries of Georgia; ratification of the first ten amendments to the Constitution; inquiries on the proposed Eleventh Amendment, immunizing States from suit without their consent; Vice-President Adams's farewell to the Senate, before his installation as President; results of the 1796 election, with electoral votes cast by each of the 16 States [Tennessee, Kentucky, and Vermont having joined the Original Thirteen], and announcement of the election of Adams and Thomas Jefferson as President and Vice President, respectively. A comprehensive Index is included. FIRST EDITION. Evans 32971.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

      London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1797 - [Late Antiquity]. EARLY OCTAVO EDITION. In 12 volumes. Octavo (22 x 14 cm). With a copper engraved frontispiece of the author to volume I and three folding maps. Recently re-backed using original marbled calf boards, with gilt titles to red and black labels on spine, done to-style with additional gilt tooling. Some repairs to folding maps. Some volumes lacking half-titles. Occasional minor worming to margins. Generally a crisp clean set. Good overall. Originally published sequentially in six volumes between 1776 and 1788, Gibbon's 'Decline and Fall' is universally acknowledged as a historiographical and literary giant of the English language. It has been read by historians of Rome and Byzantium ever since publication, though Gibbon's pessimistic attitude is currently unfashionable amongst scholars of Late Antiquity. Nevertheless, the breadth of his coverage and the depth of his knowledge remains unrivalled. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Letters of madame du montier, collected by madame le prince le beaumont

      London: Printed for Hookman and Carpenter, 1797. In three volumes. [2], xx, 331, [1]; [2], 278; [2], 250pp, [2]. With a list of subscribers, and a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. III. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, marbled edges. Heavily worn, surface loss, boards held by cords only. FFEP of Vol. I detached, ownership inscription to head of all titles, short tear to text of leaf C3, Vol. II, marginal loss to foot of L2, Vol. II, occasional light spotting. The first edition in English, translated by one Sarah Newman, of Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont's (1711-1780) epistolary novel of a young woman seeking marriage counsel. First published in 1753 as part of a collection entitled Lectures serieuses et amusantes, with the heading Lettres de mademoiselle du Montier, the first separate edition, in two volumes, would not appear until 1756. ESTC locates copies at only three locations in the British Isles (Aberdeen, BL, and Cambridge), and none elsewhere. ESTC T103897.. First edition in English. 12mo.

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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.

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        LA ORICTOGNÓSIA.: 2 VOL.

      - 1797-1798 Imprenta real Traducción de Christiano Herrgen. 9 (h) 396 pg. Algo de polilla. Contenido: Parte teórica de la Orictognósia. Parte práctica de la Orictognósia. Tierras y piedras. Tomo 2º, 2 láminas. 466 pg. 20x14 cm. Enc. plena piel época. FATIGADO. Encuadernación diferente Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (MINERALOGIA) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur la théorie des nombres.

      Duprat 1797-1798, Paris - A fine copy of the first book entirely dedicated to number theory. The work contains Legendre’s discovery of the law of quadratic reciprocity, which Gauss referred to as the ‘golden theorem’ and for which he published six proofs in his Disquisitiones arithmeticae (1801). ?Norman 1325; Parkinson Breakthroughs 231. "The theory of numbers in the eighteenth century remained a series of disconnected results. The most important works in the subject were Euler’s Anleitung zur Algebra (1770) and Legendre’s Essai sur la théorie des nombres (1798)." (Kline). "Legendre was one of the most prominent mathematicians of Europe in the 19th Century His texts were very influential. In 1798 he published his Theory of Numbers, the first book devoted exclusively to number theory. It underwent several editions, but was soon to be superseded by Gauss’ Disquisitiones arithmeticae"Many of Legendre’s results were found independently by Gauss, and seriouspriority disputes arose between them. Legendre’s proofs, moreover, left much tobe desired, even by mid-18th-century standards. For example, he discovered thelaw of quadratic reciprocity, unaware of Euler’s prior discovery, and gave a proofbased on what he viewed as a self-evident fact, namely the existence of infinitelymany primes in any arithmetic progression an + b (n = 1, 2, 3, , with a and b relatively prime). This was a very difficult result, proved subsequently by Dirichlet using deep methods of analysis. Legendre was chagrined when Gauss, who gave a rigorous proof, claimed the result as his own. In connection with this law, Legendre introduced the useful and celebrated Legendre symbol (a/p) (it does not denote division), with p an odd prime and a an integer not divisible by p : (a/p) = 1 if x2 ? a (mod p) is solvable and (a/p)=-1 if it is not. In terms of this symbol, the law of quadratic reciprocity can be stated succinctly as (p/p)(q/p) = (-1)(p-1)(q-1)/4" (Kleiner, Excursions in the History of Mathematics, pp. 17-18). 4to (258 x 193 mm ), pp [i-v] vixxii [2:errata] 472, [56:tables], [2:publisher's catalogue], contemporary and unrestored French gilt-ruled calf, all edges colored in red, red leather spine label, some light wear and rubbing, a piece of leather scratched from the rear board, book plate presenting the book as a prize, three interesting manuscript leaves with mathematical contents laid in, fine and clean throughout. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Evacüation par les Anglais de Porto Ferraio. Le 16 Avril 1797.

      1797. 1799 circa. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 57 x 76 circa (alla lastra) più margini. In lastra, sulla destra: "Ant. Poggioli, e Gius. Angeli Sculp. in Livorno"; in lastra, sulla sn.: "Giac. Beijs inv. Del." (Poggioli, Antonio incisore; Angeli, Giuseppe incisore; Giacomo Beys inventore e disegnatore). Rara. Esemplare con generici difetti marginali (imperfezioni del foglio e un lieve foxing) e in cui poco si legge la battuta della lastra, ma a pieni margini e in bella inchiostratura.

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        Considérations sur la France.

      - Londres [i.e. Bâle], 1797. In-8, cartonnage ocre à la Bradel de l'époque, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, (2) f. de faux-titre et titre, iv, 242 p. [sic pour 246]. Edition originale de premier tirage d'une extrême rareté dont Monglond parle longuement dans 'La France révolutionnaire et impériale', et qu'il affirme n'exister qu'en un unique exemplaire à la Bibliothèque de Genève. Depuis, un autre exemplaire a été acquis par la BnF et figure à son catalogue (RES 8- LB42- 242 AH). Publiée à Bâle où l'auteur s'était réfugié sous la fausse adresse de Londres, elle se distingue par sa pagination en 242 p. les pages 241-246 paginées par erreur 236-242, la vignette de titre "couronne, globe avec trois fleurs de lys encadré de deux rameaux", et la dernière ligne de la citation en exergue sur le titre, prise de Cicéron : "ordienda est potissimùm". "Pour la première fois sur le continent et dans la langue même des révolutionnaires, la pensée s'efforce de faire face à la radicalité de la Révolution ( ). Ces 'Considérations' fondent la tradition de la réaction, ou de la contre-révolution, de ce courant de pensée ( ) qui rejette la révolution tout entière, dans son principe comme contraire à la nature même de l'homme social et moral" (Pierre Manent, in 'Dictionnaire des oeuvres politiques', P.U.F., p. 501). La portée et la descendance de cet ouvrage dans l'histoire des idées et de la vie politique française seront immenses. (Monglond, IV, col. 6-11. Barbier, I, 713). Quelques rares petites auréoles. Très bon exemplaire, relié à l'époque, non rogné (190 x 112 mm). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage de la Pérouse autour du Monde, publié conformément au Décret du 22 Avril 1791, et rédigé par M. L. A. Milet-Mureau.

      Paris: de l'Imprimerie de la République, 1797 - 4 quarto text volumes (293 x 218 mm) and folio atlas (572 x 410 mm). Vols. II-IV uniformly bound in contemporary tree calf (ticket of Guédon of Paris in vol. IV), smooth spines divided by green morocco bands decorated with interlocking gilt circles, red morocco twin labels, spines richly gilt (decorated with fleurons, geometrical tools and large lyre device in two compartments), sides with a gilt castellated border embellished with urns, lyres and floral baskets, gilt edge roll, all edges gilt, gilt geometrical turn-ins, pale blue endpapers and silk page markers; vol. I bound to match at the time but differing slightly (endpapers watermarked 1813); atlas folio rebound to style in half calf over 19th-century marbled paper boards. Vol. I with old repairs at head and foot of lower joint (front joint partially split but sound), vol. III with short split at foot of front joint and light abrasions to top edge, some slight scratches and abrasions to sides, paper flaw at corner of C4 (vol. I), G2 misbound in same volume, touch of old pale dampstaining at top fore corner of vols. III and IV, bound without the half-title and final colophon leaf in vol. I; yet overall a very attractive set, wide-margined and clean and with fine impressions of the plates and maps. Engraved frontispiece portrait of La Pérouse from a miniature by Alexandre Tardieu, atlas with emblematic title-page engraved by Philippe Frière after Moreau le Jeune, symbolising France revealing the Pacific to art, science and history and featuring a weeping putto leaning on an anchor in the hope of La Pérouse's survival, 30 folding maps, 3 folding coastal elevations, and 36 plates (69 in total, complete). First edition of "one of the great documents of French exploration in the Pacific Ocean. In addition to a detailed account of the expedition itself, these volumes contain invaluable scientific information, observations on the natives that were encountered, and a wealth of geographic and cartographic data. The beautiful Atlas, with its finely engraved maps, charts, and plates, includes a detailed chart of San Francisco Bay, the first representation of the crested quail, and several maps and plates of the harbours at Monterey and San Diego, as well as two charts and one view of the Sandwich Islands. It is a magnificent production, and some authorities consider the engraving and craftsmanship to be superior even to that in the Cook-Webber Atlas that accompanies the journals of the great English explorer's third voyage it is one of the finest narratives of maritime exploration ever written, and certainly deserves to hold a place of high honour among the great travel accounts of the 18th century" (Howell Anniversary Catalogue 72, Richard Reed's essay). The atlas volume contains magnificent maps of Russian Asia, Japan, the Pacific northwest coast, San Francisco, Monterey, and also Necker Island. The most significant results of La Pérouse's voyage are the charts of the then imperfectly known Asiatic side of the Pacific and the details of "the peculiarities he observed in the natives of the northwest coast of North America, [which] are especially valuable" (Sabin). En route to Kamchatka, La Pérouse was the first to navigate safely and chart the Japan Sea and the strait between the island of Sakhalin and the northernmost island of Japan, which bears his name. At Kamchatka he received instructions to proceed to Australia to assess the extent of British plans in New South Wales. Travelling via Samoa, where he discovered the islands of Savaii, Manono and Apolima in December 1787, and through the Tongan group, he arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, just hours after Captain Phillip had arrived with the First Fleet. La Pérouse's habit of forwarding despatches whenever the opportunity offered ensured their survival; the final despatches were sent from Botany Bay, after which the expedition was never seen again. Evidence slowly came to light that both ships were wrecked on the reefs aro [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COMPENDIO DE ALVEITARIA, [Veterinária]

      - Tirado de vários autores: Composto na Lingua Espanhola por . Mestre em a dita Arte, e novamente traduzido no Idioma Portuguez por hum Curioso, e Zeloso da mesma Arte. Lisboa. Na Offic. De José de Aquino Bulhoens. Anno de 1797. Com licença da Real Meza do Desembargo do Paço. Vende-se em caza de José Luiz de Carvalho, Mercador de Livros, e morador na Calçada de Santa Anna. In 4º De 20,1x14,8 cm. Com 268 págs. Encadernação da época inteira de pele. Ilustrado com 4 gravuras em extratexto representando o esqueleto e pormenores anatómicos dos cavalos. Uma das gravuras (4) com perda de papel co leve implicação na mancha gráfica. Exemplar com curioso título de posse coevo, manuscrito na primeira folha de guarda. Texto manuscrito, com a mesma letra, na 2º folha de guarda registando os efeitos de um terramoto no dia 19 de Janeiro de 1841. Marcas de posse oleográficas na folha de rosto. Tradução portuguesa de autor desconhecido da obra «Compendio de Albeyteria. Madrid 1717» da autoria de Fernando de Sande y Lago. Tratado prático sobre a maneira de curar as doenças dos cavalos e com ensinamentos para a execução de intervenções cirúrgicas simples, por qualquer pessoa. Inclui minuciosas descrições da anatomia e orgãos dos cavalos, tabelas com os dias perigosos por influência da Lua ou das estrelas, dos signos que dominam cada uma das partes do corpo dos cavalos, descreve numerosos tipos de doenças indicando os respectivos remédios e os métodos para os preparar. Raríssimo exemplar da segunda edição da tradução portuguesa, que teve primeira edição em Coimbra 1738 e terceira edição em 1832. Obra muito importante e valiosa para estudar, não só os cavalos, mas mais ainda, a mundividência própria do mundo rural, muito ligada aos ciclos da natureza e caraterizada por conhecimentos práticos transmitidos de geração em geração, que foram recolhidos nesta obra. Inocêncio não conheceu esta obra nem nenhuma das suas edições. Pallau, 1990, 440 refere a primeira edição da tradução portuguesa de 1738 da qual não se conhecem exemplares em Portugal e uma segunda edição em Espanhol, Madrid 1729. Location/localizacao: M-15-B-14 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY FROM KING OF GREAT BRITAIN TO THE EMPEROR OF CHINA; including cursory observations made, and informationS obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small port of Chinese Tartary. Together with a relation of THE VOYAGE UNDERTAKEN ON THE OCCASION by his majesty’s ship the Lion, and the ship Hindostan, in the east India Company’s service, to the yellow sea, and Gulf of Pekin; as well as of their return to Europe; With notices of the several places where they stopped in their way out and home; being the Islands of Madeira, Tenerife, and St. Jago; the port of Rio de Janeiro in South America; the Island of St. Helena, Tristan d’Acunha, and Amsterdam; the Coast of Java, and Sumatra, the Nanka Isl

      - London, W. Bulmer, G. Nicol, 1797. 2 vol. in-4 de texte (25 x 31.5 cm) et 1 atlas in-fol. de planches (55.5 x 43 cm). I/ xxxiv-518 pp.; II/ xx-626 pp.; ATLAS/ 44 pl. grav. Édition originale bien complète de toutes les gravures. Volumes de texte illustrés d’un portrait de l’empereur Tchien Lung gravé par Collyer d’après W. Alexander, en frontispice du 1er vol., d’un portrait de Macartney par J. Hall d’après J. Hickey en frontispice du 2ème vol., de 27 vignettes dans le texte et d’une gravure en pleine page. En tête du 1er vol.: Description détaillée des planches et des gravures. Atlas comportant 44 pl. grav. (6 à double page, 37 à pleine page et la célèbre «General Chart on Mercator’s projection [ ]») d’après John Barrow pour la géographie, S. Edwards pour les sciences naturelles et W. Alexander pour les autres sujets. Soit: 10 cartes de géographie, 3 vues topographiques, 1 pl. de botanique et 2 pl. de zoologie, 12 pl. d’architecture, avec plans, élévations, vues de monuments, villes ou sites, 6 pl. en lien avec la navigation et l’hydraulique, 6 pl. à caractère ethnographique, 3 pl. sur des arts de la guerre, 1 pl. en lien direct avec le protocole de l’ambassade. Ensemble exécuté par 17 graveurs différents (Skelton / B. Baker / Ellis / J. Landseer & J. Shirt / J. Caldwill / J. Pafs. / B. J. Pouney / Medland / J. Dadley / W. Loury / J. Fittler / Hall / J. Heath / J. Chapman / Wilson / W. Byrne). Volumes de texte reliés en demi-toile brune à coins. Dos lisses. Etiquettes de titre sur les plats sup. et les dos. Atlas en demi-toile noire. Dos lisse avec titre en doré. Quelques rousseurs aux barbes des vol. de texte, sinon intérieur en excellent état, très belle édition à grande marge. Reliures de travail sobres et solides. Mors de pied de l’atlas fendus, quelques rousseurs et rares piqûres sur les marges des planches, sans défaut; images parfaitement propres et fraîches. Rare dans cet état. Le recueil de cette fameuse ambassade a été préparé sur ordre du gouvernement britannique. Outre l’importance historique de l’ouvrage, ce recueil est particulièrement intéressant pour les descriptions géographiques des lieux visités: Madère, Ténériffe, Rio de Janeiro, St. Hélène, Tristan da Cunha, l’île Amsterdam, Java, Sumatra, la Cochinchine [Vietnam], etc La Grande Bretagne souhaitait établir des relations diplomatiques officielles avec la Chine, notamment pour les rapports commerciaux. Mais l’autosuffisance économique de la Chine, qui depuis des siècles n’avait admis de présence étrangère, rendit l’ambassade le Lord Macartney peu fructueuse. Plus qu’une réussite politique, cette ambassade fut l’occasion de cet admirable recueil qui livre un témoignage unique sur la Chine du XVIIIe siècle. Biblio.: Boucher de la Richarderie, V, 302-356 / Brunet, V, 525 / Cordier, IV, 2382 / Cox, I, 344. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Traité du calcul differentiel et du calcul integral

      J.B.M. Duprat, Paris 1797 - Demi basane maroquinée rouge postérieure. Trois volumes grand in quarto (249x192 mm), xxxii-519-(5)-(8 cat. Duprat) pages et 4 planches dépliantes / (2)-viii-732 pages, 2 tableaux dépliants et 2 planches dépliantes / (2)-viii-582 pages et 1 planche dépliante . Quelques rousseurs. Édition originale. Rare avec le troisième volume, publié sous le titre "Traité des différences et des séries" en tant que suite du traité du calcul différentiel et qui y sera intégré lors de la seconde édition. DSB [VII p.550 : "The first volume of Lacroix's treatise on the calculs, in which he united all the scattered methods, harmonized them, developed them, and joined has own ideas to them, appeared in 1797. It was followed by a second volume in 1798, and a third appeared in 1800 under the title - Traité des différences et des séries - (a second edition appeared in three volumes [1810, 1814, 1819]). This monumental work constituted a clear picture of mathematical analysis, documented and completely up to date. While Lacroix followed Euler on many points, he incorporated the various advances made since the middle on the eighteenth century. The treatise is a very successful synthesis of the works of Euler, Lagrange, Laplace, Monge, Legendre, Poisson, Gauss, and Cauchy, whose writings are followed up to the year 1819"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Bound in later quarter with embossed immitation straight-grained morocco sides sheep. Three 4to (249x192 mm), xxxii-519-(5) pages and 4 folding plates / (2)-viii-732 pages, 2 folding table and 2 folding plates / (2)-viii-582 and 1 folding plate . Some foxing. First edition. Rare with the third volume, published separatly, under the title "Traité des différences et des séries" and that will be included in the second edition of the "Traité du calcul differentiel et du calcul integral". DSB [VII p.550 : "The first volume of Lacroix's treatise on the calculs, in which he united all the scattered methods, harmonized them, developed them, and joined has own ideas to them, appeared in 1797. It was followed by a second volume in 1798, and a third appeared in 1800 under the title - Traité des différences et des séries - (a second edition appeared in three volumes [1810, 1814, 1819]). This monumental work constituted a clear picture of mathematical analysis, documented and completely up to date. While Lacroix followed Euler on many points, he incorporated the various advances made since the middle on the eighteenth century. The treatise is a very successful synthesis of the works of Euler, Lagrange, Laplace, Monge, Legendre, Poisson, Gauss, and Cauchy, whose writings are followed up to the year 1819"] In quarto / 4to 4269g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dikzionnär für Pferdeliebhaber, Pferdehändler, Bereiter, Kur- und Hufschmiede, oder vollständiges Handwörterbuch der sämtlichen Roßkunde usf. 1. bis 4. Theil. 4 Bände [alles].

      Leipzig, Leipzig, Friedrich Gotthelf Baumgärtner, , 1801, 1806. 1797 - Halbledereinbände, Lederecken, blaue [Bd.3 marmorierter] Deckel, Farbschnitt, montierte Rückenschildchen 8°, 1: XXIV, 734 S., 2 gefaltete Tafeln/ 2: 717 S., 1 Bl, 2 gefaltete Tafeln/ 3: 798 S., 2 gefaltete Tafeln/ 4.1: VI, 312 S.; 4.2: XVI, 388 S., 2 Bl; -Deckel berieben und mit kleineren Beschädigungen, Papier in Bd 4 stärker gebräunt, Tafeln und Papier überwiegend in sehr gutem Zustand, Bd 3 mit einer abweichenden Bindung/ half leather, leather corners, a.e.m., mounted back-plates, 8vo, 1: XXIV, 734 pp., 2 folded sheets / 2: 717 pp., 1 leaf, 2 folded sheets / 3: 798 pp, 2 folded sheets/ 4.1: VI, 312 pp., 4.2: XVI, 388 pp., 2 leaves; -boards rubbed and with small damages, paper browned in vol 4, plates and paper in very good condition, vol 3 with different half leather binding. Das Werk geht zurück auf den berühmten *Cours d' hippiatrique* bzw. dessen Neuedition *Dictionnaire raisonné d' hippiatrique, cavalerie, manege et marechalerie* von 1776 des französischen Tierarztes Philippe-Etienne La Fosse [1739-1820], welches zuerst 1787/ 88 in der Übersetzung von Johann Knobloch als *Lehrbegriff der Pferdarzney* erschienen war. Buschendorf verspricht allerdings hier: *ganz neu, unter beihilfe der neuesten, besten deutschen, englischen und französischen Schriftsteller bearbeitet.* Im Vorwort wird dargestellt, dass große Teile des Werkes um- und neu geschrieben wurden. Neben dem Werk von La Fosse sind eingegangen die Werke von: Johann B. von Sind, Wissenschaften eines Stallmeisters; Eberlein, Der vollkommene Pferde-Kenner; Eisenberg, wohleingerichtete Reitschule; Kersting Pferde zu beschlagen; Mogalla, Krankheiten der Pferde u.a. Von A wie Aas bis Z wie Zwölffingerdarm. Stiche von Berggold, Hoppe, Funche u.a. Enthält neben der Physiognomie des Pferdes, der Hufkunst, der Kranheitslehre des Pferdes auch ausführliche Artikel zur Pharmazie und Medikamentenherstellung. Nach dem Zerwürfnis des Autoren mit dem Verleger wurde der 4. Band von C.G.P. von Arnim verfasst, der auch ein Verzeichnis der verwendeten Literatur beifügt.

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        Jacques le fataliste et son Maître. Précédé d'un hommage aux mânes de l'auteur par M. Meister de Zurich.

      Paris, Gueffier / Knapen, An cinquieme. 1797 - 3 volumes (complet). 9 cm x 13 cm. Tome I: Frontispiece, XXVIII, 206 pages / Tome II: Frontispiece, 221 pages / Tome III: Frontispiece, 271 pages. Reliure originale / Hardcover / Original 18th century half leather with spinelabels in protective Mylar. Very good condition with some minor signs of wear to the corners. Bindings are all firm and strong. Very Rare Edition ! Exlibris / Bookplate from Ex. Bibliotecha Warclanensi in each volume to pastedown engraved by S. Halle. Jacques le fataliste et son maître. Précédé d'un hommage aux mânes de l'auteur par M. Meister de Zurich The main subject of the book is the relationship between the valet Jacques and his master, who is never named. The two are traveling to a destination the narrator leaves vague, and to dispel the boredom of the journey Jacques is compelled by his master to recount the story of his loves. However, Jacques's story is continually interrupted by other characters and various comic mishaps. Other characters in the book tell their own stories and they, too, are continually interrupted. There is even a "reader" who periodically interrupts the narrator with questions, objections, and demands for more information or detail. The tales told are usually humorous, with romance or sex as their subject matter, and feature complex characters indulging in deception. Jacques's key philosophy is that everything that happens to us down here, whether for good or for evil, has been written up above" ("tout ce qui nous arrive de bien et de mal ici-bas était écrit là-haut"), on a "great scroll" that is unrolled a little bit at a time. Yet Jacques still places value on his actions and is not a passive character. Critics such as J. Robert Loy have characterized Jacques's philosophy as not fatalism but determinism. The book is full of contradictory characters and other dualities. One story tells of two men in the army who are so much alike that, though they are the best of friends, they cannot stop dueling and wounding each other. Another concerns Father Hudson, an intelligent and effective reformer of the church who is privately the most debauched character in the book. Even Jacques and his master transcend their apparent roles, as Jacques proves, in his insolence, that his master cannot live without him, and therefore it is Jacques who is the master and the master who is the servant. The story of Jacques's loves is lifted directly from Tristram Shandy, which Diderot makes no secret of, as the narrator at the end announces the insertion of an entire passage from Tristram Shandy into the story. Throughout the work, the narrator refers derisively to sentimental novels and calls attention to the ways in which events develop more realistically in his book. At other times, the narrator tires of the tedium of narration altogether and obliges the reader to supply certain trivial details. (Wikipedia) Denis Diderot (5 October 1713 – 31 July 1784) was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. He was a prominent figure during the Enlightenment and is best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor, and contributor to the Encyclopédie along with Jean le Rond d'Alembert. Diderot's literary reputation during his lifetime rested primarily on his plays and his contributions to the Encyclopédie; many of his most important works, including Jacques the Fatalist, Rameau's Nephew, Paradox of the Actor, and D'Alembert's Dream, were published only after his death. Denis Diderot was born in Langres, Champagne, and began his formal education at a Jesuit collège in Langres. His parents were Didier Diderot (1685–1759) a cutler, maître coutelier, and his wife Angélique Vigneron (1677–1748). Three of five siblings survived to adulthood, Denise Diderot (1715–1797) and their youngest brother Pierre-Didier Diderot (1722–1787), and finally their sister Angélique Diderot (1720–1749). According to Arthur McCandless Wilson, Denis Diderot greatly admired his sister Denise, sometimes referring to her as "a female So [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRINCIPIOS FILOSÓFICOS DE LA LITERATURA O CURSO RAZONADO DE BELLAS LETRAS

      IMPRENTA DE SANCHA, MADRID - Estado de conservación: Bueno Faltas, daños, anotaciones, firmas: La obra presenta una buena encuadernación y restauración. Páginas: Tomo I - 267 Tomo II - 336 Tomo III- 340 Tomo IV - 500 Tomo V - 473 Tomo VI - 340 Tomo VII- 368 Tomo VIII- 465 Tomo IX-477 Año: 1797 Medidas: 19 x 13,5 cm. Ilustraciones o Grabados: No Fotografías: No Encuadernación: Encuadernación en pergamino a la romana. Tejuelo granate y verde. Fecha al pie del lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de la Pérouse autour du Monde,

      Paris: de l'Imprimerie de la République,, 1797. publié conformément au Décret du 22 Avril 1791, et rédigé par M. L. A. Milet-Mureau. 4 quarto text volumes (293 x 218 mm) and folio atlas (572 x 410 mm). Vols. II-IV uniformly bound in contemporary tree calf (ticket of Guédon of Paris in vol. IV), smooth spines divided by green morocco bands decorated with interlocking gilt circles, red morocco twin labels, spines richly gilt (decorated with fleurons, geometrical tools and large lyre device in two compartments), sides with a gilt castellated border embellished with urns, lyres and floral baskets, gilt edge roll, all edges gilt, gilt geometrical turn-ins, pale blue endpapers and silk page markers; vol. I bound to match at the time but differing slightly (endpapers watermarked 1813); atlas folio rebound to style in half calf over 19th-century marbled paper boards. Engraved frontispiece portrait of La Pérouse from a miniature by Alexandre Tardieu, atlas with emblematic title-page engraved by Philippe Frière after Moreau le Jeune, symbolising France revealing the Pacific to art, science and history and featuring a weeping putto leaning on an anchor in the hope of La Pérouse's survival, 30 folding maps, 3 folding coastal elevations, and 36 plates (69 in total, complete). Vol. I with old repairs at head and foot of lower joint (front joint partially split but sound), vol. III with short split at foot of front joint and light abrasions to top edge, some slight scratches and abrasions to sides, paper flaw at corner of C4 (vol. I), G2 misbound in same volume, touch of old pale dampstaining at top fore corner of vols. III and IV, bound without the half-title and final colophon leaf in vol. I; yet overall a very attractive set, wide-margined and clean and with fine impressions of the plates and maps. First edition of "one of the great documents of French exploration in the Pacific Ocean. In addition to a detailed account of the expedition itself, these volumes contain invaluable scientific information, observations on the natives that were encountered, and a wealth of geographic and cartographic data. The beautiful Atlas, with its finely engraved maps, charts, and plates, includes a detailed chart of San Francisco Bay, the first representation of the crested quail, and several maps and plates of the harbours at Monterey and San Diego, as well as two charts and one view of the Sandwich Islands. It is a magnificent production, and some authorities consider the engraving and craftsmanship to be superior even to that in the Cook-Webber Atlas that accompanies the journals of the great English explorer's third voyage … it is one of the finest narratives of maritime exploration ever written, and certainly deserves to hold a place of high honour among the great travel accounts of the 18th century" (Howell Anniversary Catalogue 72, Richard Reed's essay). The atlas volume contains magnificent maps of Russian Asia, Japan, the Pacific northwest coast, San Francisco, Monterey, and also Necker Island. The most significant results of La Pérouse's voyage are the charts of the then imperfectly known Asiatic side of the Pacific and the details of "the peculiarities he observed in the natives of the northwest coast of North America, [which] are especially valuable" (Sabin). En route to Kamchatka, La Pérouse was the first to navigate safely and chart the Japan Sea and the strait between the island of Sakhalin and the northernmost island of Japan, which bears his name. At Kamchatka he received instructions to proceed to Australia to assess the extent of British plans in New South Wales. Travelling via Samoa, where he discovered the islands of Savaii, Manono and Apolima in December 1787, and through the Tongan group, he arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, just hours after Captain Phillip had arrived with the First Fleet. La Pérouse's habit of forwarding despatches whenever the opportunity offered ensured their survival; the final despatches were sent from Botany Bay, after which the expedition was never seen again. Evidence slowly came to light that both ships were wrecked on the reefs around the islands northwest of Australia. One crew was massacred by the local inhabitants. The Astrolabe was unloaded, taken apart and a two-masted craft built from its wreckage, which left westward some 9 months later, its fate unknown. Two men, one a "chief" and the other his servant, stayed behind, surviving until 1823. A most attractively-presented set of this important account. Provenance: early 20th-century bookplate (in each volume) of the Australian collector R. S. Fox, who amassed a fine exploration library; neat oval book label (in vol. IV) of the travel bibliophile Martin Greene; large printed book label (in vols. II-IV) of the Bibliothèque de Morfontaine, the library of Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844), elder brother of Napoleon, who created him successively king of Naples and Sicily (1806-08) and Spain (1808-13). Morfontaine was "the magnificent Grammont chateau not far from Paris… where Joseph lived in splendour in the days of his brother's greatness" (Douglas Gordon, The Book Collector, Autumn 1981, p. 377). Joseph also acted as minister plenipotentiary and on 30 September 1800 signed a treaty of friendship and commerce between France and the United States at Morfontaine. Following Napoleon's fall Joseph lived in the United States between 1817 and 1832 – where he was known as the Comte de Servilliers - building a fine residence called Point Breeze, at Bordentown, New Jersey, and transferring his library from Morfontaine. At Breeze Point "the grand salon was preceded by a small anteroom and a library on the left side of the entrance hall containing a portion of the count's 8,000 volumes. This was the largest collection in the country; at the time the Library of Congress contained 6,500 books" (Patricia Tyson Stroud, The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon's Brother Joseph, 2005, p. 66). Joseph's estate passed to his grandson, who quickly auctioned off the household contents, including the library, which was sold at Bordentown on 18 September 1845.

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        1) DISCORSO letto nella Sessione delli 25 Gennaio del Congresso Cispadano in Modena dal Cittadino Fava deputato del Popolo Bolognese 1797, si distribuisce gratis. 2) AVVISO importante al Popolo nelle presenti circostanze. 3) APPELLO de' Francesi al Senato o prima Filippica. 4) PROCLAMA. Noi Conte di Bellagarde... 5) ORGANIZZAZIONE e Regolamento per la Guardia Nazionale della Repubblica Cisalpina. 6) COSTITUZIONE della Repubblica Italiana Governo Costituzionale, Consulta di Stato, Consiglio Legislativo, Collegio Elettorale, De' Possidenti, Commercianti e Dotti. 7) COSTITUZIONE della Repubblica Cisalpina dell'anno VI Repubblicano seconda edizione correttissima coll'aggiunta dell'Indice e della legge in fine di Divisione della Repubblica stessa in Dipartimenti. 8) RACCOLTA di Avvertimenti per le Elezioni. Reggio pel Davolio, (anno I della Repubblica Cispadana) - (contiene scritti di Pietro Verri e paragrafi di Boissy d'Anglas sul progetto di Costituzione per la Repubblica Francese del 1795). 9) LETTERA I e Lettera II di SARCHIMIO a ROTTIFFA. (Libertà e Eguaglianza).

      Miscellanea di  8 opere ; volume in 8vo (cm. 17) in cartonato colorato coevo. 1) DISCORSO letto nella Sessione delli 25 Gennaio del Congresso Cispadano in Modena dal Cittadino Fava deputato del Popolo Bolognese 1797, si distribuisce gratis (In Modena per Bartolomeo Soliani , 1797); pp.  XIII, (3). 2) AVVISO importante al Popolo nelle presenti circostanze. Pp. 63. 3) APPELLO de' Francesi al Senato o prima Filippica. In Modena per gli eredi Soliani. Pp. 4. 4) PROCLAMA. Noi Conte di Bellagarde... In Modena per gli Eredi Soliani, 1814. Pp. 4. 5) ORGANIZZAZIONE e Regolamento per la Guardia Nazionale della Repubblica Cisalpina. In Milano ed in Modena per gli eredi di Bartolomeo Soliani 1797. Pp. 39. 6)COSTITUZIONE della Repubblica Italiana Governo Costituzionale, Consulta di Stato, Consiglio Legislativo, Collegio Elettorale, De' Possidenti, Commercianti e Dotti. In Milano ed in Modena, 1802 Anno I. Pp.45 (3). 7) COSTITUZIONE della Repubblica Cisalpina dell'anno VI Repubblicano seconda edizione correttissima coll'aggiunta dell'Indice e della legge in fine di Divisione della Repubblica stessa in Dipartimenti. Pp. (2), 84. 8) RACCOLTA di Avvertimenti per le Elezioni. Reggio pel Davolio, (anno I della Repubblica Cispadana). Pp. 40 (contiene scritti di Pietro Verri e paragrafi di Boissy d'Anglas sul progetto di Costituzione per la Repubblica Francese del 1795). 9) LETTERA I e Lettera II di SARCHIMIO a ROTTIFFA. (Libertà e Eguaglianza). Pp. 19. Axs  

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        L'abbé Grégoire demande à Laplace et Cuvier de rendre compte d'ouvrages pour l'Institut.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 3 In-4 23/02/1797 Datée du 5 ventose an 5. quelques rousseurs L'abbé Grégoire accuse réception de trois imprimés qu'Herman lui a fait parvenir. "J'ai remis à l'Institut national 1° celui d'Augustin Pedrayes [Augustin de Pedrayes (1744/1815), mathématicien espagnol] concernant les mathématiques. L'usage de l'Institut est de faire seulement à la classe un rapport verbal pour ce qui concerne les ouvrages imprimés. Je reverrai cependant le citoyen Laplace pour obtenir de lui une note qui seroit transmise à l'auteur. 2° l'Infolio contenant la description du squelette déposé au cabinet de Madrid ; j'ai lu avec bien du plaisir la critique ingénieuse faite par Dn Miguel Alvarès. Notre collègue Cuvier va s'occuper de ces deux objets [.]". Il fait de même pour l'Almanach mercantile. Il lui a fait parvenir un certain nombre d'ouvrages dans plusieurs disciplines scientifiques et se demande s'il les a bien reçus. "Aujourd'hui, conformément à votre demande, je vous envoye pour cet ami qui veut former une vaste bibliothèque des bons ouvrages sortis des presses françaises, la liste des ouvrages sur : la chimie, c'est le citoyen Fourcroy qui l'a faite, sur la Marine, elle est du cit. Fleuriau. Le Cit. Molard doit me remettre celle qui a pour objet les arts et métiers [.]". Figure emblématique de la Révolution, il réclame non seulement l'abolition totale des privilèges et de l'esclavage mais prône aussi le suffrage universel. Inhumé au Panthéon. Il fut également évêque de Blois. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les voyages de Gulliver.

      PIERRE DIDOT L'AÎNÉ, Paris 1797 - Paris, Pierre Didot l'aîné, an V - 1797, in-16, plein basane ocre moucheté, filet d'encadrement représentant une frise de grecques, dos orné, motifs de rosace estampés dorés, pièce de titre et de tomaison maroquin rouge, tranches dorées. Intéressant frontispice présentant un trophée des symboles de la civilisation européenne, un miroir, une longue vue, un guignol, et quatre boucliers figurant quatre des aventures de Gulliver, chez les chevaux sauvages, les géants et les lilluputiens, et dans la nef volante. L'édition de 1797, an V (an VI, Brunet V, 603), reprend la première traduction de l'abbé Desfontaines, 1730. Brunet signale 8 à 10 gravures selon les éditions (Brunet, V, 603), la présente en comprend 9. L'ouvrage, qui paraît en 1726 en Angleterre, est une des utopies les plus célèbres du XVIIIe siècle, critique implicite du gouvernement anglais. Petites éraflures. Livres

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        Das Civil-Medizinal-Wesen im Königreiche Bayern mit den dermalen in Wirksamkeit bestehenden Medizinal-Verordnungen von Carl Richard Hoffmann. Band 1 bis 3 komplett. Abtheilung 1: Die private Medizin Abtheilung 2: Die Medizinalpolizei.

      VIII, 648 IV, 724 VIII, 642 Seiten. Frakturdruck. Mit mehreren tabellarischen Übersichtsdarstellungen im Text oder auf gefalteten Karten. 8 (22,5 x 14,5 cm). Dekorative Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, schöner arabesker Rückenvergoldung, Buntpapierbezügen und gesprenkelten Schnitten. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Seltene Sammlung von Erlassen und Verordnungen aus den verschiedenen Gebieten der Human- und Veterinärmedizin sowie der Pharmazie. - Hirsch/Hübotter III, 244f. - Karl Richard Hoffmann (1797-1877), Professor für Pathologie, später für Geburtshilfe in Erlangen, dann Professor in Landshut. Er wechselte 1826 nach Würzburg, wo er den Forschungsschwerpunkt Medizingeschichte initiierte. Als Sympathisant des Hambacher Festes wurde er nach München versetzt. Zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen in Landshut auf unterschiedlichen Gebieten der Medizin wie dem 'Civilmedicinalwesen' in Bayern, den 'Triebfedern der Geburt' oder einer 'Vergleichenden Idealpathologie'. Vertreter der Medizin an der Schwelle zwischen naturphilosophischem Denken und wissenschaftlicher Methode. - Kanten etwas berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen. Kopfschnitte etwas angestaubt und gebräunt. Vorsätze mit Resten von Etiketten, Titelblätter mit Bibliotheksnummern, beidseitig gestempelt und rückseitig überklebt. Stellenweise schwach braunfleckig, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar der seltenen und für die Geschichte der Medizinadministration interessanten Zusammenstellung.

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        Or, Half an Hours Entertainment at the Expence of Nobody! No. 1 How to catch the spleen. No. 2 How to avoid it. 3 How to fall violently in love. 4 A gentle cure for it. 5 How to plague every-body. 6 How to please most folks. With an account of the diseases of the mind, their growth-mode of engendering, & radical cure for each, by which any person not regularly admitted of the physician's college, may become useful in the art of healing, & dispensing happiness.

      Sarah Ashton 1797 - mixed method, etching and engraving, for a fan-leaf, 6 vignettes, and at the centre the title engraved within a fan held up by a putto, semi-circular sheet, radius 265 mm, including margins, a bit of damp-staining and a few spots, good . A charming and amusing fan leaf, engraved by George Wilson. BL (Schreiber Collection) and Yale only in ESTC; there is also a copy in the V&A. (Harrison VIII; ESTC T232442)

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        Shakespeare's dramatische Werke. Übersetzt von August Wilhelm von Schlegel, ergänzt und erläutert von Ludwig Tieck. Teil 1 bis 9 komplett.

      Frakturdruck. 8 (18 x 11 cm). Schlichte Pappbände der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezug, goldgeprägtem Titel auf roten Rückenschildern und rotgefärbten Schnitten. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Die berühmte Schlegel-Tiecksche Übersetzung, an der auch Dorothea Tieck und Wolf Graf von Baudissin maßgeblich beteiligt waren. - Goedeke VII, 710, 13. - Diese Ausgabe ist gegenüber der Schlegelschen Übersetzung von 1797-1810, die wegen Unstimmigkeiten mit dem Verleger Unger ausgesetzt wurde, um 19 Stücke erweitert worden und somit die erste vollständige deutsche Schlegel-Tieck Übersetzung. - Ecken etwas bestoßen, Bezugspapiere leicht, Außengelenke und Kapitale etwas deutlicher berieben. Der erste Band mit deutlicher, doch kleiner Stoßspur nahe dem unteren Kapital. Besitzstempel auf den Titeln, sonst innen, von vereinzelten Braunflecken abgesehen, gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar der bedeutenden und gesuchten Shakespeare-Übersetzung.

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        Geschichte der Chemie. Seit dem Wiederaufleben der Wissenschaften bis an das Ende des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts. 3 Bände.

      Göttingen Rosenbusch -99 1797 - (22 x 12,5 cm). VIII, 777 S./ (4) 790 (1) S./ (6) 1288 (96) S. Pappbände der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe seines in der Reihe "Geschichte der Künste und Wissenschaften" erschienenen Hauptwerkes. - "Gmelins Chemiegeschichte ist ein für die Aufklärungszeit typisches Werk, in dem die Geschichte der Chemie unter dem Aspekt des Fortschritts, d.h. der Entfaltung von Vernunft und Erfahrung gesehen wird. Der angewandten und gewerblichen Chemie einschließlich der Pharmazie, des Berg- und Hüttenwesens, der Glasherstellung etc. wird große Aufmerksamkeit gewidmet. Zudem stellt es eine ausgezeichnete Bibliographie dar. Bei der Einteilung des Stoffes übernahm Gmelin nicht einfach die bis dahin übliche in ältere, mittlere und neuere Geschichte, sondern versuchte darüber hinaus zusätzliche Möglichkeiten zu finden, die der spezifischen Problematik der Chemie und ihrer Geschichte gerecht werden" (Engel, Chemie im 18. Jh.). - Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen. Die ersten beiden Bände mit alt restaurierten unteren Ecken, sonst gut erhalten. - Ferchl 189; Ferguson I, 332; Duveen 261 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A compendious view of the civil law, being the substance of a course of lectures read in the University of Dublin. Vol. I. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO GEORGE WASHINGTON

      Printed by R. E. Mercier & Co, Dublin 1797 - First edition, 1797. Inscribed on blank facing title page, 'An humble present to General Washington from the Author. Who loves & once resided in America. And like with all the world venerates his character.' 8vo, original calf gilt, with red spine label, 386, 18, (2) pp, including errata at end. Very good, light wear to spine and some cracking to front joint but boards still soundly attached. Browne (1757-1805) grew up in Newport RI, the son of Marmaduke Browne, rector of the Trinity Church in Newport. He attended Trinity College in Dublin and remained in Dublin, becoming a member of Parliament and a strong advocate for Irish union. Vol. II of this work appeared in 1799, devoted to ecclesiastical law. Washington's library did not remain intact - part of it ended up at the Library of Congress, part of it was purchased by rare book dealer Henry Stevens who sold most of what he had to the Boston Athenaeum, and half of the original library was sold off in 1876 at auction upon removal from Mt. Vernon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Notebook Titled: Notes Taken from Professor James Gregory's Lectures on the Practise of Physic 1797:8 Vol. 1. Thomas Tuckey

      - Pp.266, index. Half calf with marbled boards. Title gilt on wine mo. label on spine. Corners & spine ends bumped & rubbed. Ocasional internal stains. Manuscript is in a neat and legible hand contains 49 lectures by Gregory starting with lecture 1. Nov. 14, 1797 and ending with lecture 49. Jan 24, 1798. With 3 mss. index pages at the end. handwritiing on one side only of each leaf. Original item painstakingly compiled by Tuckey. Dr James Gregory was born in Aberdeen in 1753, the son of John Gregory (1727-1773), Professor of Medicine at Edinburgh University. He was educated at Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Oxford and when his father died while James was still a student, he completed his father’s course of lectures with such success that the professorship of the institutes of medicine was kept open for him. After graduating as a doctor in 1774 he continued studying medicine on the continent and took up his professorship in 1776 at the age of 23. From 1790 to his death in 1821 he was the chief of the Edinburgh Medical School and had the leading consulting practice in Scotland. Thomas Tuckey was a doctor of medicine in Cork. We haven't been able to ascertain a birth date fro him. However he married Elizabeth Hingston of Kilpadder near Mallow in 1770. He died on March 17th, 1832. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte des découvertes faites en 1778 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie.

      Artist: Pérouse la Jean Francois ca ; date: ca1797 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Mounted, left lower corner replaced; - size (in cm): 50 x 69; - description: Map shows the Pacific ocean with South Corea, Islands of Riu -Kiu, Tai- Wan, Islands Mariane and partly the Philipines; - vita of the artist: Jean-François de Galaup de La Pérouse (1741 1788) was a French Naval officer and explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania. La Pérouse crossed the Pacific Ocean in 100 days, arriving at Macau, where he sold the furs acquired in Alaska, dividing the profits among his men. Lapérouse sailed all the way south to the Spanish Las Californias in 1786. He stopped at the Presidio of San Francisco long enough to create an outline map of the Bay Area, Plan du Port du St. Francois, which was reproduced as Map 33 in L. Aubert's 1797 Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse. Laterhe arrived in Monterey Bay and at the Presidio of Monterey.In 1787 after a visit to Manila, he set out for the northeast Asian coasts. He saw the island of Quelpart, present-day Cheju in South Korea, which had been visited by Europeans only once before when a group of Dutchmen shipwrecked there in 1635. He visited the Asian mainland coasts of Korea.

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        Memorias para a historia da Capitania de S. Vicente, hoje chamada de S. Paulo do estado do Brasil .

      Lisbon, Na Typografia da Academia [Real das Sciencias], 1797. - 4°, later plain pale blue wrappers (spine faded), vertical manuscript title on spine. Woodcut device of Academia Real das Sciencias on title-page. Uncut, unopened. In very good condition. Bookplate of António Cupertino de Miranda on verso of title-page. (4 ll.), 242 pp., (1 l. advertisement). *** FIRST EDITION. The author (a native of Santos, São Paulo), wrote this work after a diligent study of contemporary documents. He refutes a number of erroneous statements about the Paulistas made by Vaisette in his Historia geographica, Paris 1755, and by Charlevoix in his History of Paraguay, 1718.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 507: "This classic work is becoming scarce"; Período colonial p. 22. Blake III, 172-4. Innocêncio III, 131. Sabin 43753. Streit III, 1299. Welsh 4439. JCB II, ii, 3877. JCB Portuguese and Brazilian Books, 797/4. Bosch 253. Rodrigues 1080. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MEMORIAS HISTORICAS SOBRE LA LEGISLACION, Y GOBIERNO DEL COMERCIO DE LOS ESPAÑOLES CON SUS COLONIAS EN LAS INDIAS OCCIDENTALES

      - Madrid, Imprenta de Sancha, 1797, 25,5x18 cm, piel, 2 h.+XV+330+1 h.+CV págs. en gran papel hilo. Incluye un interesante apéndice con copias de algunos documentos citados en estas memorias históricas. (Muy buen ejemplar con bella encuadernación)

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        History of british birds

      printed by Sol. Hogson, for Beilby and Bewick, 1797. Due volumi di cm. 23, pp. xxx (2), 335 (1); xx, 400. Con centinaia di ill. xil. n.t. raffiguranti piccoli scorci di paesaggio e numerosissime specie di uccelli presenti al tempo in Gran Bretagna. Bella legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titoli su doppio tassello e fregi floreali agli scomparti. Piatti con carta decorata e ampie punte. Qualche sporadica macchietta, fioriture limitate a poche cc. finali del secondo volume. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), incisore e cultore delle scienze naturali originario di Ovingham (Inghilterra), fu autore di numerose opere tra cui spicca questa History of british birds, suddivisa in due parti (Land Birds - Water Birds). Per realizzarla Bewick sfruttò le conoscenze ricavate dalle sue escursioni in campagna oltre che le informazioni ottenute da abitanti ed esperti naturalisti del suo tempo, come Thomas Pennant e Gilbert White. Rara prima edizione (prima tiratura), come si desume dalla vignetta a pagina 285 (vol. I) non censurata. Cfr. Kvk; Brunet, I, 839; Graesse, I, 358..

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        Dei delitti e delle pene. Edizione novissima in quattro tomi ridotta, di nuovo corretta ed accresciuta coi commenti del Voltaire, confutazioni, ed altri opuscoli interessanti di vari Autori sopra la medesima materia

      a spese Remondini di Venezia, 1797. Quattro volumi di cm. 14, pp. xx, 270; 236; 255 (1); 231 (1). Con la classica e bellissima antiporta allegorica incisa in rame raffigurante la giustizia e il boia. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati. Lievi fioriture e qualche macchietta/aloni sparsi, trascurabile forellino al margine inferiore bianco delle carte iniziali (primo tomo), alone/arrossatura alla prima metà del quarto volume. Esemplare nel complesso genuino e ben conservato. Importante edizione del capolavoro di Cesare Beccaria in quanto arricchita di numerosissime fonti di diritto criminale: Dei delitti e delle pene, il commentario di Voltaire e numerose lettere, il secondo tomo di confutazioni, il terzo di note e osservazioni e infine l'ultimo che raccoglie gli opuscoli scelti di legislazione criminale, di giurisprudenza e di politica. Raro, soprattutto completo dei quattro tomi. Cfr. Iccu; Edizioni giuridiche antiche in lingua italiana, II, 3, pp. 1237-38..

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        Ansicht, i. Vgr. die Kleine Wiese, "Wisleth im Marckgrafthum Baden".

      - Aquatinta v. Ostermeyer n. ( F.C. ) Reinermann b. Chalcographische Gesellschaft in Dessau, 1797, 43,5 x 32 (H) Schefold, Nr. 35350. - Einzige bekannte Ansicht des Ortes. Sehr selten! - Aus der Folge: "Mahlerische Wanderungen in den Gegenden des Kanton Basel".

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        Andrew Jackson

      September 1, 1797. Manuscript Document in the hand of and signed by John Starret on behalf of Joshua Coffee, two pages, front and verso, Guilford County, North Carolina, September 1, 1797. Marginal chips and tears, usual folds with partial separations, light toning. John Coffee's father's last will and testament. In the will, Joshua grants his "loving son John Coffee the first choice of five Slaves to be Disposed of for the purpose of procuring Land that my loving wife Elizabeth shall enjoy the land so procured During her Natural Life … " The will was written by another due to Coffee's illness (he died only a week later on September 8, 1797).

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        Buffon's Natural History. Containing A Theory Of The Earth, A General History Of Man, Of The Brute Creation, And Of Vegetables, Minerals, &c.&c 10 volumes

      3300 pages aprox. sider, London: Printed For The Proprietor, And Sold By H.D.Symonds 1797-1807, Bound in contemporary full polished calf with Rich golddecoration on spines and black titellabels with goldprint. 3 titellabels missing. With some wear and beg 73 engraved plates containing 219 mostly handcoloured figures. Size of books 12x19,5 cm.

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