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      Wien & Prag. Franz Haas.1797-99.. 12 Teile in 6 Bde. Komplett. 18 x 11,5 cm. Original Pappeinbände mit Rsch. Stark fleckig u. bestoß. Rücken beschädigt. Einbände in schlechten Zuständen.. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, Titelkupfer und gefalt. Musikbeilage.; - Papier wenig gebräunt, Buchschnitt fleckig und stellenweise etwas braunfleckig, einige Seiten leichter Wurmfr. bei zwei Bänden, eine Seite leichter Textverlust, Vorsatz und Titelblatt lose bei Band sieben, drei Textseiten knittrig bei Band eins, Tafeln meist etwas fleckig.

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        The Works of William Cobbett: The Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine; Democratic Principles (Parts I & II); Life of Thomas Paine (4 pamphlets bound as 1)

      William Cobbett, North Second Street, opposite Christ Church, 1797-01-01. William Cobbett, North Second Street, opposite Christ Church, 1797-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 4 pamphlets bound as one. The Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine; Democratic Principles (Parts I & II); Life of Thomas Paine. Handsome binding. Later 3/4 mottled calf binding over marbled boards. Gilt ruled, with 5 raised bands. New end pages. Scattered foxing/browning. Evans 30233 and Evans 31948. William Cobbett was an English pamphleteer and journalist. He wrote a number of controversial tracts, which caused him to write under the pseudonym, Peter Porcupine. These 4 pamphlets were written during Cobbett's most virolently pro-British period. An important post-Revolutionary political commentary.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        Ischia, Blick auf Lacco Ameno.

      . Bleistift, blaugrau laviert, auf gelblichem Velin. 19:22 cm. Verso: Heilige Familie. Bleistiftskizze. - Wahrscheinlich Studie nach einem Altmeister-Gemälde. Provenienz: Sammlung Fritz Hasselmann, München, Lugt 1012. Hier handelt es sich um eine Zeichnung nach C. Rottmanns (1797-1850) Fresko, ausgeführt 1832, aus dem Italien-Zyklus, den Rottmann im Auftrag König Ludwig I. für die Hofgarten-Arkaden in München ausführte.. Der Sohn des wohlhabenden Heidelberger Bankiers und Fabrikanten Chr.A. Fries und jüngere Bruder des Landschaftsmalers Ernst Fries (1801-1833) erhielt seinen ersten Unterricht bei J.K. Koopmann (1797-1894) in Karlsruhe, wo er Anatomie und Figurenzeichnen erlernte. Von 1835-1837 absolvierte er ein Studium an der Münchner Akademie, anschließend ging er nach Rom, wo er - 1840-1843 unterbrochen von einem Aufenthalt in Düsseldorf zur Ausbildung an der Kunstakademie - bis 1846 weilte. Dann kehrte er über Genf und Paris nach München zurück, wo er sich mit B. Genelli (1798-1868), C. Rahl (1812-1865) und D. Fohr (1801-1862) befreundete. Nachdem er sich politisch der 1848er Revolution angeschlossen hatte, mußte er 1852 München als "Demokrat" verlassen. Er ging nach Heidelberg und erneut nach Rom. 1854 kehrte er schließlich nach München zurück.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        THE SELECTOR: Being a New and Chaste Collection of Visions, Tales, and Allegories, calculated for the amusement and instruction of the rising generation.

      iv, 223 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Bound in recent full sheep; black gilt label to the spine and gilt banding. 12mo. First edition. Small blank corner missing from margin of frontispiece; else a very good copy. Roscoe J333.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Voyage autour du monde , sur le vaisseau de Sa Majeste Britannique l'Endeavour? avec les planches de l'auteur?

      De l'Imprimerie de Guillaume, Paris 1797 - Two volumes, octavo, good impressions of the six folding engraved plates after Parkinson, a few leaves a little foxed; a particularly handsome set in contemporary French mottled calf, flat spine gilt, double red and tan morocco labels. First French issue. First French edition, first issue: the rarely sighted French edition of the artist's account of Cook's first voyage and the discovery of eastern Australia. Translated by C. Henri from the 1784 English edition, it also contains material from later voyagers updating the account, including the experiences of the Forsters on the second voyage. This is the octavo issue noted by Kroepelien as preceding the otherwise identical quarto of the same year. Parkinson had been employed in 1767 by Sir Joseph Banks, who thought so highly of his work that he arranged for the young man to join him on Cook's first voyage. When the expedition's draughtsman Alexander Buchan died at Tahiti, Parkinson was called on to take over all of the topographical work, completing some 1300 sketches, quite apart from compiling vocabularies in Tahiti and New Holland. At the end of the voyage, en route from Batavia to the Cape of Good Hope, he died of a fever, and after the return of the Endeavour ownership of his manuscripts and drawings was disputed: Banks considered that they were his, while Parkinson's brother Stanfield claimed them under the provisions of his brother's will. When Hawkesworth learned of the impending publication of this work, he got an injunction to delay its appearance until some time after his official account, and, despite having used Parkinson's work extensively, retaliated by deliberately omitting Parkinson's name from the narrative: even the botanical illustrations in the official account have no credit to the artist. Some of the bibliographical history of this work is quite complex. An extended note by Rolf du Rietz in the Kroepelien catalogue explains that this octavo issue, although textually identical to a quarto issue published the same year by the same publisher, is actually the genuine first issue (du Rietz demonstrates from an error in the signatures that the quarto was "re-imposed"). Du Rietz only knew the octavo from a copy in the University of Oslo, although no complete census of the two issues has ever been attempted. A note in O'Reilly-Reitman suggests - as if we needed more complexity - that the number of plates is uncertain, as they examined copies with any number between five and eight; nonetheless, six plates is the standard collation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Works of William Shakspeare, Containing His Plays and Poems; to Which is Added a Glossary, in Seven Volumes

      Published by G. G. & J. Robinson, R. Faulder, B & J White et al, London 1797 - , 578, 627, 577, 660, 620, 552, & 233 plus glossary, with volumes 1-6 being the plays and volume 7 poems, illustrated with 37 plates in volumes 1-6, being a plate for each of the plays or parts of plays except for Pericles in volume 6, plus portrait frontispiece in volume 1 First Edition thus , spines sunned but gilt remains bright, binding clean and tight, light foxing to plates and some pages, text mostly nice and clean, King Lear plate in volume 6 has been repaired, no plate for Pericles, a nice tight set, in good++ condition , half brown morocco with cloth sides, gilt titles and floral design to spines, raised bands, speckled edges Octavo, 25 x 16 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        A Cure for the Heart-Ache

      London - T. N. Longman, 1797. London - T. N. Longman, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An uncommon first edition of Morton's humorous play. Thomas Morton (1764 28 March 1838) was an English playwright. Born in the city of Durham, He was the son of John and Grace Morton of Whickham, County Durham. He went to London to study law at Lincoln's Inn, but abandoned his studies for playwriting. For much of his life,Morton lived in Pangbourne in Berkshire. He wrote about 25 plays, several of which had great popularity. Condition: Expertly rebound in brown cloth. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Repairs to gutter of first few pages, not affecting text. Repairs to final page of text affecting legibilityof a few lines. Overall: GOOD (ONLY).

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Ecclesiastical Law

      London - T.Cadell junior, and W. Davies, 1797. London - T.Cadell junior, and W. Davies, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An intriguingcopy of 'Ecclesiastical Law'. By Richard Burn (17091785),'Chancellor of the Diocese of Carlisle, and Vicar of Orton in the County of Westmoorland', legal writer and Church of England clergyman. In 1760 Burn published two works which again deployed his unique and helpful methods of categorisation and explication. A Digest of the Militia Laws explained all phases of the organisation and production of a county militia as specified by the new Militia Act of 1757 (30 Geo. II c. 25) and its subsequent revisions. Ecclesiastical Law (2 vols. ), which like his justices' manual was a great success, presented the law relevant to matters arising in ecclesiastical courts. This manual reached its ninth and final edition in 1842. With notes and references by Simon Fraser, barrister at law. Includes bookplates from the personal library of one 'Rev Henry Plumptre' to thefront pastedownandother from the monastic library of the St Augustine Abbey in Ramsgate to the front free-endpapers. Contains four volumes of a total of nine. Sixth Edition. Condition: In gilt full calf bindings. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and some marks to the boards. Wear to the top and tail of the spine with one board detached but present and others working loose to the third and fourth volume. Internally, generally firmly bound, bright and clean. Dusting to the text block edges and some handling marks within. Institutional ink stamps have been leftto the front blanks. Overall Condition: FAIR externally very good internally..

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        Le tarsier podje / . vol.13 / des Iles moluques" [original watercolour sketch for 'Le Tarsier / Tarsius Daubentonii']

      - Original pencil, bodycolour and watercolour by Audebert, on laid paper. Fine condition. Sheet size: 20 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches. A very fine original watercolour by Audebert: an original of an image that was published as the print titled 'Le Tarsier' in his first great natural history book 'Histoire Naturelle des Singes' (Paris: 1797-1800). Although the present drawing is unsigned, it is clearly by Audebert. This fine watercolour gives some insight into the working methods of one of the most highly respected pioneers of a golden era in natural history publications in France. Audebert, a painter by training, was born at Rochefort. His interest in natural history was stimulated by a commission to help with the preparation of the plates for G. A. Olivier's work on Coleoptera. This drawing is an original for Audebert's Histoire Naturelle des Singes, the only publication of his own work to be completed during his life-time, which was published in ten parts between 1797 and 1800. He died in 1800, in Paris, leaving notes and drawings for a number of other works which were published after his death. Tarsiers are nocturnal, arboreal, insect- eating animals. They live in the coastal rainforests and bamboo thickets of Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Mindanao and the Philippines.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        [K 527]. Dom Juan oder der steinerne Gast. Eine Oper in vier Aufzügen... In einem neuem, vermehrtem, und, nach der schroeterischen Bearbeitung des Textes, verbessertem Clavierauszuge, von C.G. Neefe. [Piano-vocal score]

      Bonn: N. Simrock [PN] 42. [1797]. Oblong folio. Early quarter calf with paper boards, red edges. [1] (title within decorative border), [1] (blank), [2] (cast list and contents), 3-25 (music), [i] (publisher's catalogue) pp. With text in Italian and German. Boards considerably worn and stained; nearly detached; spine lacking; small portion of early manuscript paper title label to upper. Slightly worn, soiled and browned; signatures loose; first two leaves very slightly stained; worming to lower inner corners of blank margins of last approximately 20 leaves. . Second Edition, with a price of "10 Fl." Köchel 8, p. 598. Hoboken II, 558. Hirsch IV, 130. BUC p. 702 (three different issues). RISM M4505. First performed in Prague at the Natinal Theatre on October 29, 1787 and subsequently in Vienna at the Burgtheater on August 29, 1788.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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      Imp. D. Gabriel de Sancha. Madrid, 1797 - -98. 19,5 cm. 5 vol.: (I) Frontis, 7 h., CCXLIV-143 pág. y 3 lám. (II) 3 h., 318 pág. y 8 lám. (III) 2 h., 275 pág. y 4 lám. (IV) 7 h., 456 pág., 8 lám. y 2 planos plegados. (V) 3 h., 483 pág., 9 lám. y 1 mapa plegado, con restauración de rasgadura. Cinco vol. enc. en pasta española de época, tejuelos, cortes pintados. A lo largo de la obra el papel presenta señal de óxido y varios pliegues tostados. Antiguo cerco de humedad en las pág. 205 a 214 del tomo IV. Palau 52030. Literatura española. Quijote. Cervantes. Gabriel Sancha. Novela Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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      . Bleistift, mit Deckweiß gehöht, auf gelbem Pauspapier, auf graues Velin aufgezogen. 30,5:21 cm. Kleiner Einriß rechts unten, durch das Aufziehen sind im unteren Teil der Zeichnung einige kleine Luftblasen entstanden. Die Vorlage zu dieser Zeichnung ist noch unbekannt.. Der Lithograph und Kupferstecher Strixner erhielt zunächst Unterricht in Wasserburg. Nach seinem Umzug nach München 1797 studierte er an der "Feyertagsschule" für Handwerker und Künstler unter dem Direktor H.J. Mitterer (1764-1829) weiter. 1799 erlernte er das Kupferstechen. 1803 erhielt er eine Anstellung in der kurfürstlichen Sammlung München. Um 1806 wurde er neben F. Piloty (1768-1844) von J. C. von Mannlich (1741-1822) ausgebildet. 1820 und 1828 lebte er in Stuttgart, wo er die wichtigsten Stücke der zwischen 1820 und 1833 veröffentlichte Reihe über die "Sammlung der Alt-Niederländer- und Ober-Deutschen Gemälde der Brüder Sulpiz und Melchior Boisseree und Johann Bertram" wiedergab. 1828 kehrte er nach München zurück. Er lithographierte u.a. für die Folge der "Oeuvres Lithographique", Wiedergaben der Handzeichnungen der königlichen Sammlung München, herausgegeben zwischen 1810 und 1816, "Albrecht Dürers Randzeichnungen aus dem Gebetbuche des Kaisers Maximilim I.", ab 1845 herausgegeben, und das "Zeichenbuch für Zöglinge der Kunst und Liebhaber", 1804 erschienen.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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      London Printed for R. Faulder New Bond Street and B. and J.White Fleet Street , 1797. London Printed for R. Faulder New Bond Street and B. and J.White Fleet Street , 1797. First edition. 4to. Half brown morocco over grey papered boards by the W.H. Smith bindery (blind stamped on the rear endpapers) to a design by Douglas Cockerell. Raised bands and gilt lettering on the spine, rules in blind and punched gilt dots along the sides. Top edge gilt. Printed title, preface and list of subscribers, have been supplied in manuscript (likely by W.F.D.Smith) on Greenlands letter paper. Copious annotations in other hands in ink and in pencil particularly to the Turville and Hambleden sections. Fold out pedigrees of the Borlase and Goodwin families and 2 printed illustrations. Wanting fold-out map. Langley (1769 - 1801) was curate to Bradenham and Taplow from 1793 and became a keen collector of the antiquities of Buckinghamshire. However his literary work, The Hundred of Desborough, although full of poetical descriptions was sadly lacking in scholarly method [DNB]. The annotations in this copy seem to have been made by a local historian of a more scholarly bent. Chapters covering the parishes of High Wycombe, Great Marlow, Bradenham, Fawley, Fingest, Hambleden, Hedsor, Hitchenden, Ipstone, Little Marlow, Medmenham, Radnage, Sanderton, Turville, West Wycombe, Morton and Wooburn. Greenlands is the Thameside estate bought by the second W.H.Smith in 1868 which remained the Smith family home until moving to Hambleden Manor in 1946. It is now the Henley Management College.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa, and Travels into the Interior of that Country; containing Particular descriptions of the Climate and Inhabitants, and interesting particulars concerning the Slave Trade. By Who has since become Blind; and for whose benefit it is now published by his Friends.

      Troy: Printed for the Author by Luther Pratt, 1797 - Duodecimo (157 × 98 mm). Contemporary sheep, black label to spine. Contemporary ownership inscription, dated 1806, of William Coon to the front endpapers. A little rubbed, contents browned as often, short splits at the head of frontispiece and title page, now repaired with archival tissue, a very good copy. Frontispiece. Second edition, same year as the first. Complete with the frontispiece showing "the Author relating the History of his Travels," which is often lacking. Recommendations from Benjamin Rush ("I feel myself indebted to you ") and Dr. Felix Pascalis[-Ouvrière], vice-president of the Chemical Society of Philadelphia, and president of the Philadelphia College of Physicians ("I have read with pleasure your History of your voyage to the coast of Africa") on page iii-iv. "Is this the first account of an African voyage by an American? Hawkins set sail from Charleston late in 1793. He travelled extensively and perilously in the country of the Ibos, who then were engaged in warfare with their neighbours. Much of the author's narrative describes a Galla invasion into Ibo territory. He was well treated by the Africans, and learned much about their customs and laws. His description of the Ibo capital is worth noting: 'Their streets were laid out with a considerable regard to order, so as even to be observed at a distance; there was not anything of grandeur, it is true, but certainly a degree of elegant simplicity and neatness which I did not expect to find.' He was impressed by these Africans but not by the white factors on the coast who lived a debauched and lazy life" (Wolf). Some questions have been raised as to the complete veracity of Hawkins's account (cf. Fage, Hawkins' Hoax? A Sequel to Drake's Fake, History in Africa, vol. 18), but it is referred to frequently on the Smithsonian's website in relation to the details of the American maritime trade in the eighteenth century. Evans 32240; Sabin 30956; Wolf, Negro History, 12

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Het leven van Catharina II, keizerin van Rusland. Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1798. 8vo. 3 volumes. With 6 engraved portraits by Reinier Vinkeles. Contemporary marbled boards.

      V. Gestel - Van het Schip, Maps in books of Russia and Poland 42; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 72; STCN (4 copies). First Dutch translation of this life of Catharine the Great, first published in French in 1797 as La vie de Cathérine II. The work includes some remarks on Billings's expedition in the North Pacific, Diderot's stay at the Russian court, Catharine's purchase of the libraries of Voltaire and D'Alembert, etc. The portraits depict Catharine the Great, Peter the Great, Potemkin, Orloff, Poniatowsky (King of Poland) and Petrowitz. Some leaves loosening; without free endpapers. Very good set.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Hyperion oder der Eremit in Griechenland 1797-1799. Darmstadt 1912. 4to. Titel und zahlreiche Initialen in Gold. 255 S. Orig.-Pergamentbd. mit Rückenschild u. Kopfgoldschnitt. In Schuber.

      . . 17. Druck der Ernst Ludwig-Presse. Eines von 150 Exemplaren auf Büttenpapier. Die schönste Ausgabe von Hölderlins unvergänglichem Roman. Makellos erhalten. - Stürz 17. - Rodenberg 76. - Sarkowski 745 mit Abb. - Schauer Bd. II,64-65 mit Abb.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        An Apology for Believers in the Shakspeare-Papers Which Were Exhibited in Norfolk Street WITH A Supplemental Apology AND An Appendix to the Supplemental Apology

      London: Thomas Egerton, 1797. London: Thomas Egerton, 1797. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). 3 volumes bound in 2 — finely bound in modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards by the Harcourt; two armorial bookplates lad bindery. Published 1797, 99 and 1800 respectively, each the first edition. Slight age toning to the paper, heavier at the end of the appendix, but otherwise bright and clean; folding plate at the rear of the Appendix. The leaf before the Appendix has a presentation inscription from the author, but not a signature. 628pp, 654pp, 147pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). 3-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 040122.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Verkäufer. - Rübenverkäufer. - Weiße Rüben & Möhren. - Cries of London. - "Turnips & Carrots ho. Carottes & Navets".

      . Farbkupferstich / Punktstich, 1797. Von Thomas Gaugain, nach Francis Wheatley. 36,2 x 28,5 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 41,7 x 33,0 cm (Platte) / 53,5 x 40,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung in Englisch und Fanzösisch betitelt sowie rechts unten signiert "Engraved by T. Gaugain". Blatt Nr. 13 der Folge. Unten Verlegeradresse und Datierung: "May 1. 1797. by Colnaghi, Sala & Co." - Eines der seltensten und wertvollsten Blätter aus der Folge. - Insgesamt sehr schön erhaltenes Blatt. Thomas Gaugain (1748 Abbeville - 1810 London). Englischer Kupferstecher in Punktiermanier. Schüler des Mezzotintostechers Richard Houston in London. Francis Wheatley (1747 London - 1801 London). Englischer Porträt- und Landschaftsmaler. Erhielt seine Ausbildung an der Malschule von William Shipley sowie an der Royal Academy of London. Von Kritikern schon früh gelobt, ließ sein extravaganter Lebensstil keine geradlinige Entwicklung zu. Private Eskapaden führten ihn zwischenzeitlich nach Dublin, bevor er sich wieder in London ansiedelte und kleinformatige Landschaften, Straßenszenen und Porträts im Stile von Jean-Baptiste Greuze malte. Als umfangreichere Projekte sind die "Cries of London" (1792-96) sowie einige Arbeiten zu Boydell's "Shakespeare Gallery" zu nennen. 1791 wurde er vollwertiges Mitglied der Royal Academy..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Il general Colli in Roma. Pantomimo eseguito dal Cittadino Le Fevre in Milano V.R.F.

      - (Milano, 1797). Questo pantomimo che annunzia il regno della ragione, non  un'invenzione semplicemente ingegnosa, ma il risultato di quei fatti e di quei caratteri che formano la storia più interessante degli ultimi tempi di Roma. Possa questo primo lamp della verità incenerir l'impostura ed il fanatismo, e far trionfar la religione e la pace! In 8vo; cartina coeva; pp. 12 non numerate. Con lÕelenco dei personaggi ed attori. Raro. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of the Proceedings of the British Fleet... in the Late Action with the Spanish Fleet... February 1797, off Cape Vincent's

      London.: J. Johnson., 1797.. b/w folding plates. 4to. 27, (3) pp. plus 8 plates. First edition of an important eyewitness account of this famous battle, in which Horatio Nelson demonstrated remarkable skill and daring. Published as a letter from Lieutenant Colonel John Drinkwater, who had witnessed the battle from the frigate "Lively". In this important narrative Drinkwater is the first writer to call attention to the central role played by Nelson, who had been jealously ignored in the official dispatches. Appendices list killed and wounded, vessels of each nation, officers, etc. The plates are battle plans showing position of the fleets at various times throughout the battle. BMM Catalog V, 1799. Cowie, 633. Bound in half calf over marbled boards with spine label and raised bands. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        [K 527]. Dom Juan oder der steinerne Gast. Eine Oper in vier Aufzügen... In einem neuem, vermehrtem, und, nach der schroeterischen Bearbeitung des Textes, verbessertem Clavierauszuge, von C.G. Neefe. [Piano-vocal score]

      Bonn N. Simrock [PN] 42 [1797]. Oblong folio. Early quarter calf with paper boards, red edges. [1] (title within decorative border), [1] (blank), [2] (cast list and contents), 3-25 (music), [i] (publisher's catalogue) pp. With text in Italian and German. Boards considerably worn and stained; nearly detached; spine lacking; small portion of early manuscript paper title label to upper. Slightly worn, soiled and browned; signatures loose; first two leaves very slightly stained; worming to lower inner corners of blank margins of last approximately 20 leaves.. Second Edition, with a price of "10 Fl." Köchel 8, p. 598. Hoboken II, 558. Hirsch IV, 130. BUC p. 702 (three different issues). RISM M4505. First performed in Prague at the Natinal Theatre on October 29, 1787 and subsequently in Vienna at the Burgtheater on August 29, 1788.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        The Right Honourable Henry Grattan's Celebrated Address to his Fellow-Citizens. To Which is Prefixed a Preface, with his Character, as drawn by an Eminent Writer.

      Printed for J. Stockdalk, Dublin 1797 - Bound in full calf. The spine had been professionally restored by the Ox Bindery situated in the North West of Ireland. Gilt ruled bands to spine with black morocco label to second compartment, with gilt title 'Pamphelets'. Overall in very good condition, boards rubbed and end-paper torn, else fresh with good tight binding. iii, 29pp. List of titles neatly written in ink to front free end-paper. Six other titles in same binding include: A Vindication of the most Rev. John Thomas Troy, D.D. Roman Catholic Archbishop in the Church of Dublin, published 1804, Dublin. The Third Edition of the Unbiassed Irishman, published 1808, Dublin. The Question Considered: Have the Articles of Limerick been Violated?, published 1808, Dublin. Observations on the Tendency of some Late Proceedings of the General Committee of the Catholics of Ireland, by Luke Plunkett, published 1810, Dublin. Columbanus ad Hibernos; or, A Letter from Columban to his friend in Ireland, on the present mode of appointing Catholic Bishops in his native country, published 1810, London, Dublin. An Historical Reply to the Rev. Dr. Charles O'Conors Columbanus, No. V. and its appendix, by Francis Plowden, published 1813, Dublin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neue Bilder-Fibel zum Privat-Gebrauch in Familien.

      . Mit 34 Vignetten. Berlin: Vossische Buchhandlung (= Neues Elementarbuch zum Gebrauche bei dem Privat-Unterricht, 1. Theil, 1. Hälfte), 1797. Hardc. d. Zt. mit Marmorpapierdecken. XVI, 180 Seiten mit 34 halbseitigen Kupferstich-Vignetten. - 17,5 x 10,5 cm. * Einband berieben; hss. Zahl verso Hauptitelblatt; auf Seite 17/18 (gans / hirt, hund, herde) fehlt der halbseitige Textteil. - Mit altersgemäßen Gebrauchsspuren. - Sehr selten !..

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      1797 - Londres [Bregenz, en Autriche?], en Commission chez J. Brentano, Libraire à Bregence, 1797. In-12 (107 X 173) demi-basane fauve à coins de vélin, dos lisse ornés de filets, rosaces et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre maroquin ocre (reliure de l'époque); (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, IV-246 pages. Feuillets uniformément roussis. Ex-libris gravé «Du Pac». RARISSIME CONTREFAÇON parue l'année de l'édition originale de ce LIVRE FONDATEUR. C'est le chef-d?oeuvre de Joseph de Maistre: il contient en germe tous les autres ouvrages de l'auteur. Rigoureusement interdit dès sa parution par les autorités françaises, il ne circula que sous le manteau et demeurera anonyme jusqu'à l'édition parisienne de 1821. Notre édition, tout comme l'édition originale publiée à Neuchâtel en avril 1797, et non à Bâle comme affirmé communément, possède la mention fictive de «Londres» sur le titre. UNE ÉDITION INCONNUE DES BIBLIOGRAPHES : imprimé sur vergé fin, notre édition annoncée «en Commission chez J. Brentano, Libraire à Bregence» est inconnue de Monglond, Talvart, Vicaire, Barbier et Clouzot. Monglond évoque seulement une édition publiée en 1802 par Brentano à «Bregenz», qui serait la première édition du XIXe siècle. Le chapitre XII, "Desiderantur", annoncé à la table, n'a jamais paru. Notre édition est strictement identique à l'édition originale: l'avertissement est composé en un corps plus gros que le reste du texte, la faute p. 147 «tyrannie» au lieu de «dynastie» n'a pas été corrigée, contrairement à ce qui avait été fait pour la première réimpression en 246 pages mentionnée par Monglond. Dans notre exemplaire, seule la pagination a été corrigée, car l'édition originale affichait «242 pages» en raison d'une erreur de numérotation page 241, alors qu'elle en contenait bien 246. La seule autre distinction concerne les bois gravés de la page de titre, et ceux présents à la fin de l'avertissement et en tête du chapitre premier: ils sont différents de ceux de l'édition originale, mais aussi de la première réimpression de 1797 en 246 pages. On peut donc estimer que notre édition est la première véritable contrefaçon de l'originale. La mention «en Commission chez J. Brentano, Libraire à Bregence», en bas de la page de titre, reste énigmatique. Nous n'avons trouvé cette mention que sur un seul autre titre: "Défense des Immigrés Français, adressée au Peuple français, du marquis Trophime Gérard Lally-Tollendal", publié en 1797 à Hambourg, chez P. F. Fauche. Or, c?est LouisFauche-Borel, agent royaliste à la solde de la Prusse et de l'Angleterre, qui a publié l'édition originale des "Considérations" en avril 1797. UN BRÛLOT CONTRE-RÉVOLUTIONNAIRE : fils du président du Sénat de Savoie, élevé dans son Chambéry natal, Joseph de MAISTRE (1754-1821) était sarde, et non français. La suppression des Parlements, la réunion de la Savoie à la France et l'exécution de Louis XVI le jetèrent pourtant dans les rangs des adversaires enragés des hommes et des idées de 1789. En 1797, il fit paraître ses "Considérations sur la France" qui enthousiasmèrent les partisans des Bourbons par son analyse en profondeur des causes, du développement et de l'avenir de la Révolution. LIVRE LUCIDE ET PROPHÉTIQUE, servi par un style admirable, il prévoit dans les moindres détails la manière dont se déroulera la Restauration. L'ouvrage produisit une vive et profonde impression sur la haute société européenne, s'inscrivant en faux contre le manifeste de Benjamin Constant en faveur du ralliement à la République. Son espérance d'une résurrection d'un pouvoir charismatique à caractère sacré exercé par un sauveur guidé par Dieu a toujours rencontré des adeptes. Mais cette postérité de l'intolérance a relégué dans les oubliettes de la mémoire collective ces "Considérations" pourtant bien supérieures tant par le style que par sa juste vision de la société française, aux "Soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg". Cette apologie de l'Ancien Régime ouvre la voie aux ultras de la Restauration qui deviendront les

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      Bristol: Printed by N. Briggs, for J Cottle .. .and Messrs. Robinsons, London, 1797. Bristol: Printed by N. Briggs, for J Cottle .. .and Messrs. Robinsons, London, 1797.. xx,[4],[5]-278pp. 16mo. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked to style, original gilt labels preserved. With the bookplate of Maurice Baring, and one other. Early ink name in upper margin of title, a few minor spots early and late, otherwise a very good copy. Half morocco slipcase and chemise. Denoted the second edition (after the 1796 POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS), but in many ways a new book, including a Preface and eleven new poems by Coleridge and revisions of others, as well as additions to and revisions of those by Lamb that appeared in the first edition, identified only by initials. The rare errata slip is not present. WISE (COLERIDGE) 11. TINKER 679. HANEY 8. ESTC N11843.

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        K 527]. Dom Juan oder der steinerne Gast. Eine Oper in vier Aufzügen. In einem neuem, vermehrtem, und, nach der schroeterischen Bearbeitung des Textes, verbessertem Clavierauszuge, von C.G. Neefe. [Piano-vocal score]

      N. Simrock [PN] 42 [1797], Bonn - Second Edition, with a price of "10 Fl." Köchel 8, p. 598. Hoboken II, 558. Hirsch IV, 130. BUC p. 702 (three different issues). RISM M4505. First performed in Prague at the Natinal Theatre on October 29, 1787 and subsequently in Vienna at the Burgtheater on August 29, 1788. Oblong folio. Early quarter calf with paper boards, red edges. [1] (title within decorative border), [1] (blank), [2] (cast list and contents), 3-25 (music), [i] (publisher's catalogue) pp. With text in Italian and German. Boards considerably worn and stained; nearly detached; spine lacking; small portion of early manuscript paper title label to upper. Slightly worn, soiled and browned; signatures loose; first two leaves very slightly stained; worming to lower inner corners of blank margins of last approximately 20 leaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [K 527] Dom Juan oder Der steinerne Gast. Eine Oper in vier Aufzügen von W.A. Mozart. In einem neuem, vermehrtem, und nach der Schroeterischen Bearbeitung des Textes, verbessertem Clavierauszuge von C.G. Neefe

      . Bonn : Simrock, PN 42, [1797?]. - [2], 205 S. Quer-Fol. HLdr. d. Zt. Deckel und Rücken Innengelenk schwach. Preisangabe Fl. 12. Verlagsangabe überklebt. Seite 2: Rollenbesetzung. Verso Seite 205: "Verzeichnis der Operetten...". // Piano-vocal score. [2], 205 pp. Obl. folio. Boards shaved. Inner hinge weak. Price: "Fl. 12". Past-over label to publisher's imprint. Page 2 cast list. Verso page 205 publisher's advertisment "Verzeichnis der Operetten...".. 2. Ausgabe des Klavierauszugs. Texte in Deutsch/Italienisch. Hirsch IV, 130. RISM M/MM 4505. Hoboken II, 558.

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      1797-98 1797 - Madrid, Gabriel de Sancha, 1797-98. Cinq tomes en quatre volumes in-8 (135 X 204) basane fauve marbrée, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, dos cinq nerfs ornés de hachures dorées, caissons ornés aux petits fers et fleuron, large dentelle en queue, pièces de titre et de tomaison maroquin ocre et vert sapin, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Tome I: frontispice, (4) ff. de titre, notes et dédicace, CCXLIV pages dont discours préliminaire et vie de Cervantès, 143 pages, 3 planches gravées; Tome II: (3) ff. de titre et table, 318 pages, 8 planches gravées; Tome III: (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de titre et table, 275 pages, 4 planches gravées; Tome IV: frontispice, (7) ff. de titre, prologue au lecteur et table, 456 pages, 9 planches gravées(dont 2 dépliantes); Tome V: (1) f. blanc, (3) ff. de titre et table, 483 pages et (1) page, 9 planches gravéeset une carte dépliante. Tache brune à la tranche inférieure du premier volume. LA MEILLEURE ÉDITION DE DON QUICHOTTE DANS SA LANGUE ORIGINALE, selon Renouard. Elle a été très bien imprimée à Madrid, en langue castillane. Au texte très épuré de l?édition d?Ibarra, donnée par l?Académie, elle joint de nombreuses et intéressantes notes, un discours préliminaire, un index et d?autres pièces. 33 PLANCHES hors-texte par Camaron, Meredo, Monnet, Porret, Taxadas, Navarra et R. Ximenos, gravées sur vélin fort par Duflos, Morenos et Taxadas, DEUX VIGNETTES par Porret gravées par Taxadas, DEUX PLANS dépliants dont l?un contient une vue, et UNE GRANDE CARTE dépliante aux délimitations coloriées intitulée «Carta geografica de los vlages de Don Quixote y sitios de sus aventuras [etc.]». Par sa beauté typographique, la correction de son texte et la qualité de ses gravures, cette édition madrilène de la fin du XVIIIe siècle est l'une des plus appréciées par les bibliophiles amateurs du chef-d?oeuvre de Cervantès. BEL EXEMPLAIRE en reliure strictement d?époque. (Palau, "Manual del librero hispano-americano", n°52030, «Esta edición, por su belleza tipográfica, por la buena corrección del texto y por su acertado tamaño, es una de las más apreciadas, realizando en todo el ideal del bibliófilo.» ? Cohen, "Guide de l?amateur de livres à gravures", 219 ? Renouard, "Catalogue de la bibliothèque d?un amateur", T. III, p. 200, qui n?annonce que 27 gravures). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Règles des cinq Ordres d'Architecture de Vignole.

      A Paris, chez Joubert 1797 - Ouvrage dans lequel on donne : Une idée de la Géométrie, des définitions des figures géométriques nécessaires à l'étude de l'Architecture; la formation des Ordres, rigoureusement démontrée, dans l'origine de l'architecture; leur division générale; les proportions particulières à chacun d'eux; les différences qui les caractérisent; une méthode facile pour les dessiner; les détails d'un Ordre-dorique de Poeftum, mesurés par l'Auteur, sur les lieux mêmes; enfin, les notions nécessaires sur les Ordres appelés accessoires. Par C.M. Delagardette (1762-1805), Architecte, Pensionnaire de la République. Nouvelle édition. Entièrement refondue & enrichie de nouvelles planches ; telles que le Panthéon de Rome & ses détails, &c. 50 planches. Cet ouvrage à pour suite et comprend : Les leçons élémentaires des Ombres dans l'architecture, démontrées par des principes puisés dans la nature. Par le même Auteur. 25 planches. A Paris, chez Joubert l'An V de la République ; (année 1797 vieux style.) Édition la seule complète du célèbre traité d'Architecture de Vignole (1507-1573). Complet des 75 planches et du très RARE frontispice (replié) gravé par Collin (graveur du Roy et de la ville de Nancy). (Complet & Contrôlé). Reliure demi-veau du 19è. Dos lisse à filets dorés et pièce de titre rouge. Pas de rousseur mais quelques pâles mouillures centrales sans gravité. Très bel exemplaire. Bon état. Format in-4°(26x21). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vollständige Abhandlung der theoretischen und praktischen Lehre von der Elektricität nebst eignen Versuchen. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen begleitet (von J. S. T. Gehler und J. M. W. Baumann). 4. sehr vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Weidmann, 1797.. (20 x 12 cm). XXIV, 394 S./ VI, 414 S. Mit 8 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 2 gefalteten Tabellen. Halblederbände der Zeit.. Erste um den Supplementband erweiterte deutsche Ausgabe, der erstmals die umfangreiche dritte Originalausgabe von 1786 zugrunde liegt. U.a. mit Kapitel über elektrisches Licht, elektrische Drachen, Blitzableiter, Elektrizität in der Medizin, tierische Elektrizität etc. - Der aus Neapel stammende Cavallo (1749-1809), Mitglied der Royal Society, interessierte sich besonders für atmosphärische Elektrizität. Er führte in London zahlreiche Experimente dazu durch, verbesserte Cantons Elektroskop und verfasste mehrere Werke über Elektrizität. Die Tafeln zeigen verschiedene elektrische Geräte, Apparate und Versuchsanordnungen. - Titel verso gestempelt. Vereinzelt gering gebräunt. Band 1 ohne vorderen Vorsatz. Einbände etwas berieben. Rücken sorgsam restauriert. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - DSB 3, 153; Ronalds 101

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      London- C. Cooke, 1797. London- C. Cooke, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated edition of Charles Johnstone'sbest-known work. Complete in three volumes. Charles Johnstone (c. 17191800) was a novelist. Prevented by deafness from practising at the Irish Bar, he went to India, where he was proprietor of a newspaper. He wrote a number of works, of which Crysal is the best-known. With many illustrations and decorated tail pieces. Bound by Lubbock bookbinder of Newcastle, with binder's labels to each front free endpaper. Condition: In diced calf bindings. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear, mainly to head and tail of spines. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with a bookplate and label to each front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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      Tryckta i Stockholm: Kumblinska, 1797 och Carl Delén, 1806. Originalupplagorna. Del I och II av III utkomna. Del I; XIV, 220, (4) s. + planscher. Med graverat titelblad och 22 av 24 gravyrer i texten (Skuru sid 208 och Haga sid 215 ej tryckta i detta exemplar), samt 10 helsides gravyrer. Inlagan med lättare bruksspår och några renoverade textsidor. Titelbladet med författarens namn skrivet i bläck, men troligen ej egenhändigt. Del II; Graverat titelblad, XIV, 150, (4) s. + planscher. Illustrerad med titelblad och 25 akvatintgravyrer. Inlagan med några lättare fläckar. 2 delar bundna i ett samtida skadat (främst i de nedre yttre falserna och ryggfoten) halvskinnband.. Del III; BREF UNDER SENARE RESOR I SVERIGE, utkom 1816 och saknas här

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        A new state law including provisions that highways not located within towns ìshall be made passable & convenient for travelling, & kept in good repairî by the owners of that land and that it is ìthe duty of Surveyors of the Highways when the same are blocked up or incumbered with Snow, forthwith to cause so much thereof to be removed or trod down, as will render the roads passableÿî

      Boston, Massachusetts: , February 28, 1797 Broadside Signed ìSamuel Adamsî IN TYPE as Governor of Massachusetts, 1p, 13.5î x 17î. Boston, February 28, 1797. Titled ìAn Act, in addition to the several Acts now in force, respecting Highways.î Printed Boston: Young and Minns, State printers. Evans 32445 Ford, 2824. Folds, stains, tears at perimeter, holes affecting a few words. Good condition. In part, ìSect. 2. And be it further Enacted, that all highways laid out, or hereafter to be laid out, through any Tracts of land in the Commonwealth not comprehended within the bounds of any incorporated Town or Plantation aforesaid, shall be made passable & convenient for travelling, & kept in good repair by the Owners or Proprietors of the said Tract of Land, Township, or Plantation; unless in the judgment of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace for the County in which such lands lie, it may be deemed unreasonable; in which case the same shall be done at the expence of the County, or partly at the expence of the County & partly at the expence of the proprietors, as the said Court shall order. .. ìSect. 6. And be it further enacted, that when any new highway has been, or shall have been laid out, and accepted by the Court of General Sessions of the peace, a reasonable time shall be allowed to the Town or District, or any Plantation assessed in any State or County tax, thro' which such highway shall lead, to make it passable, safe, & convenient for Travellers & others passing with their teams, waggons or other carriages, provided that such time shall not exceed twelve months from the time of such acceptance, unless said Court shall, for reasons specially given, order a longer timeÃ? Sect. 7. And be it further Enacted, that the lands of non resident Proprietors, shall be taxed for the making & repairing highways, in the same way they are taxed for other Town or County taxes; & upon default of payment, the same proceedings shall be had as is provided for the collection of other Taxes from such persons and without any other notice Sect. 8. Whereas by Law it is made the duty of Surveyors of the Highways when the same are blocked up or incumbered with Snow, forthwith to cause so much thereof to be removed or trod down, as will render the roads passable, which cannot be conveniently effected by a Tax granted for that purposeÃ?î

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        Flying lemur, an original watercolour sketch for a published print

      - Original pencil, bodycolour and watecolour by Audebert, with details of claws and teeth in pen, ink and wash and pencil above main figure, on laid paper. Fine condition. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 14 inches. A very fine original watercolour by Audebert: an original of an image that was published in his first great natural history book 'Histoire Naturelle des Singes' (Paris: 1797-1800). Although the present drawing is unsigned, it is clearly by Audebert. This fine watercolour gives some insight into the working methods of one of the most highly respected pioneers of a golden era in natural history publications in France. Audebert, a painter by training, was born at Rochefort. His interest in natural history was stimulated by a commission to help with the preparation of the plates for G. A. Olivier's work on Coleoptera. This drawing is an original for Audebert's Histoire Naturelle des Singes, the only publication of his own work to be completed during his life-time, which was published in ten parts between 1797 and 1800. He died in 1800, in Paris, leaving notes and drawings for a number of other works which were published after his death

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        Oratio de summa mentis voluptate, ex ipso artis sanandi usu haurienda

      Leeuwarden (Leovardiae), D. v.d. Sluis, (1797).. Leeuwarden (Leovardiae), D. v.d. Sluis, (1797).. Crown quarto. Pp. 61. Bound in marbled wrappers, spine worn and reinforced with paper; bid dog-eared, lacks first blank. Clean, wide margined copy, printed on laid paper. In a very good internal condition. ~ First and only edition. Rare. Christiaan Allardi (1747-1822). The inaguration took place on November 15th, 1797.

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        The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire

      J WALKER, 1797. 3 volumes complete (see note on plates) of the 3nd and best edition of this work. Substantially revised by Throsby. This set has uncut pages, superbly rebound in half leather and marbled boards. Using the guidelines for the binder it is missing two plates, Volume 1 the Roman Route opposite page 73 and Volume 1 a portrait to face the title page. It does have 3 additional plates to volume 2 facing pages 80, 84 & 98

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        Menschenhass und Reue by August von Kotzebue, with Karl Theodor Korner's Biographie by Amadeus Wendt

      Leipzig - Paul Gotthelf, 1797. Leipzig - Paul Gotthelf, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A late eighteenth century edition of Kotzebue's most popular work, Menschenhass und Reue, bound with the biography of German poet Theodor Korner. There is only a half title for Karl Theodor Korner's Biographie, the title page has not been bound in. The publication details are for Menschenhass und Reue. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. With the ink namestamp of Dorothy Widdrington to the front pastedown. Dorothy Widdrington married Edward Grey, Viscount Grey of Fallodon. Karl Theodor Korner, 1791 1813, was a German poet and soldier. He was often called the 'German Tyrtaeus'. August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue, 1761 1819, was an influentialGerman dramatist. He was murdered in 1819 by Karl Ludwig Sand, a militant member of the Burschenschaften. The murder of Kotzebue gave Metternich the pretext to issue the Carlsbad Decrees of 1819, which dissolved the Burschenschaften, cracked down against the liberal press, and seriously restricted academic freedom in the states of the German Confederation. Johann Amadeus Wendt, 1783-1836, was a German philosopher, composer, and music theorist. He wasa professor at Leipzig, and from 1833 a member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Gottingen. Condition: In a half calf binding, with marbled boards. Externally, slightly rubbed. The spine label is missing. Internally, firmly bound. Menschenhass has slight browning, with scattered foxing. The Biographieis bright with scattered foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Läsning i blandade ämnen. Första--femte årgången.

      Stockholm; tryckt hos Henrik A. Nordström & Anders Nordström, 1797-1801. 8:o. 18x11 cm. (3, 1 blank), 102 & (2), 182 & (2), 107, (1 blank) & (2), 157, (1) & (2), 176, (4) & (3, 1 blank), 138, (2) & (2), 205, (1) s. + utvikbar tabell & (2), 188 & (2), 190 & (2), 89, (4, 1 blank) & (3, 1 blank), 135, (1) & (2), 116, (1, 1 blank) & (2), 157, (1 blank) & (2), 120 & (2), 151, (10, 1 blank) s. + utvikbar karta & (2), 215, (1 blank) s. + utvikbar tabell & (2), 131, (5) & (3, 1 blank), 207, (1 blank) & (2), 183, (1) s. + utvikbar tabell & (2), 218 & (2), 144, (4) & (5, 1 blank), 449, (1) s. + utvikbar tabell + 3 utvikbara planscher samt förklaring till planscherna. Bundna i sex halvfranska band med förgylld ryggdekor, varav de första fem samtida, det sjätte bundet något senare och med avvikande ryggdekor. Ryggetiketter i rött resp. grönt skinn, gröna snitt. Lätt nötta ryggar, de flesta pärmhörn tilltryckta och nötta. Flera svårtydda namnteckningar på främre försättsbladen i de första fem volymerna. Reva i övre marginalen på s. 91/92 i fjärde häftet. Rester av sigillack på innerpärmarna i andra volymen. Kartan i tredje volymen har en kort reva. Liten hörnförlust upptill på s. 1/2 i häfte 32. Enstaka ord understrukna av tidig ägare på fyra sidor, samt en sida med en marginalanteckning, i fjärde volymen. Femte volymen med förlust i yttermarginalen på s. 101/102 samt en reva i övre marginalen på s. 365/366. inlagorna med ett fåtal spridda småfläckar. En fin, komplett uppsättning. Tidskriften utgör en omgestaltad och utökad variant av Adlersparres åren 1795-96 utgivna ''Läsning för landtmän''. ''Läsning i blandade ämnen'' följer upplysningstanken med artiklar i alla möjliga ämnen, t. ex. politik, sedelära, vitterhet, byggnation, filosofi, ekonomi, pedagogik. Adlersparre, som tagit intryck av den pågående politiska reformrörelsen i Danmark, har i tidskriften infört ett antal översättningar från danskan, särskilt i uppfostrings- och jordbruksfrågor. Han var en anhängare av Adam Smiths idéer och gav här, som en av de första i Sverige, allmän spridning åt dessa. Ett antal av samtidens främsta skriftställare bidrog med artiklar, bl. a. Leopold, A. G. Silverstolpe, Hans Hierta, Adlerbeth, Franzén, Gyllenborg, Melanderhjelm, C. von Rosenstein och Oxenstierna. Lundstedt I:330b

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        Historico-philosophica descriptio picturae novae bibliothecae fornici. Inductae in Canonia Strahoviensi Canonicorum Praemonstatensium Pragae in Monte Sion.

      Prag, Anton Petzold, 1797.. Ca. 26,5 x 20 cm. 5 Blätter, 54 Seiten, mit gestochenem Widmungsblatt, Vignette und Frontispiz (Ansicht der Bibliothek). Weißer Lederband der Zeit mit schwarzgeprägter Bordüre und gepunztem Goldschnitt.. Erste Ausgabe. Einband fleckig. Schönes Exemplar, gedruckt auf dickerem Papier.

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        Hermann und Dorothea. Sammlung von über 870 (meist) verschiedenen Ausgaben (bzw. Auflagen und Einbandvarianten) aus den Verlagen Vieweg, Cotta, Grote u.v.a. Teilweise mit (zahlreichen) Illustrationen. Verschiedenste Formate und verschiedenste (meist) Original-Einbände.

      1797. . Enthält: 3 Erstausgaben (Berlin, Vieweg, 1797), erschienen im 'Taschenkalender für 1798' (Roter Maroquin d. Zt. mit Silberschließe, Brauner Pp. d. Zt., Grauer Pp. d. Zt.) sowie ca. 10 frühe Exemplare vor 1800 (teils Raubdrucke). Die meisten Ausgaben sind aus dem 19. Jahrhundert: Goethe's Neue Schriften, Pracht-Ausgaben, Diamant-Ausgaben, Folio-Ausgaben, Groß-Folio-Ausgaben, Miniatur-Ausgaben, bibliophile Ausgaben bzw. Pressendrucke (aus den Verlagen: Bremer Presse, Bruckmann, Dietrich, Drei Masken, Fiedler, Foerster, Insel, Meyer, Schmidt & Günther, Seemann, Singer u.a.), zahlreiche Volks- und Schulausgaben, Ausgaben in Kurzschrift, zahlreiche Ausgaben der Übersetzungen in skandinavische und romanische Sprachen sowie ins Polnische, Russische, Serbische und Japanische.- Dabei: Hunderte von Bänden mit Sekundärliteratur zu 'Hermann und Dorothea' und über Goethe.- Das Vorbesitzer-Ehepaar Hermann & Dorothee sammelte seit ihrer Verlobung im Jahre 1952 leidenschaftlich das Versepos als Spiegelbild ihrer eigenen Liebe und stellte die Sammlung auch gelegentlich aus.- Meist im guten bis ordentlichem Zustand, vereinzelt mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren. Weitere detaillierte Informationen (und Digitalbilder) zur Sammlung auf Anfrage und in: 'Kemper, H. Sammellust. Hildesheim, 2003. S. 78ff.'- .

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        Der Baum nach dem Sturm

      1797. Graphit auf Papier, unten links bezeichnet, datiert und signiert: "Gewitter - d - 31 - July - 97 - F. Bolt f.", unten rechts bezeichnet und datiert: "Treptow d 18. August 97", 23,1 x 19,2 cm. In den Sommermonaten des Jahres 1797 durchstreifte Johann Friedrich Bolt mit seinem engen Freund Carl Wilhelm Kolbe die Wälder von Treptow, einem damaligen Randbezirk von Berlin. Auf einem wenige Wochen vor unserer Zeichnung entstandenem Blatt hat Bolt sich und Kolbe festgehalten, wie sie mit Stock und Zeichenmappe unterwegs zu künstlerischen Entdeckungen sind. Bei einer dieser Gelegenheiten entdeckte Bolt die hier gezeichnete Eiche. Porträtähnlich rückt er sie ins Zentrum des Bildes, konzentriert sich ganz auf die diffuse Struktur der Rinde und das wolkenähnliche Blätterwerk, das sich um die fingergliedrig verzweigten Äste gruppiert. Doch neben dieser strukturellen Ästhetik interessierte sich Bolt bei diesem Baum für ein besonderes Phänomen. Eine dünne rote Linie schlängelt sich von der Spitze bis zur Erde um den Baumstamm herum. Die beigegebene Aufschrift entschlüsselt dieses Farbband: Es handelt sich um die Spur eines Blitzes, der sich in die Rinde des Baumes eingegraben hat, entstanden bei einem Gewitter am 31. Juli 1797. Das Interesse für Bäume teilte Bolt mit seinem Wandergefährten Kolbe, auch wenn dessen teils phantastische Überhöhung der Natur in dieser Realitätsskizze nicht zum Tragen kommt. Doch auch hier, in dieser scheinbar wissenschaftlichen Studie, offenbart sich eine über die Ästhetik hinausgehende Bildvorstellung, die die Grundlage für das Interesse an gerade solchen Naturstücken bei Kolbe und Bolt ist. Für Kolbe wurde die Eiche zu einem zentralen Protagonisten in seiner Bildwelt. Über die patriotischen Implikationen hinaus bot ihm das wilde Wachstum eine treffende Metapher für die Urwüchsigkeit der Natur. In Konfrontation mit dem Menschen eröffnete Kolbe so ein Zwiegespräch zwischen Mensch und Natur, das nicht nur als Ausdruck eines irdischen Arkadiens, sondern auch als Positionsbestimmung verstanden werden kann. Der Mensch im Angesicht der stetig fortwachsenden Natur, die nach einem unergründlichen Muster tief verzweigte Wege einschlägt und auch ihre Wunden nicht verbirgt, sondern zu einem Teil ihrer Existenz macht: all dies kann Orientierung, aber auch Mahnung für den Menschen sein. Bolt verzichtet zwar in diesem Blatt auf Figuren oder andere Erzählmomente, vernachlässigt aber doch in dieser Konzentration auf den Baum das über den bloß wissenschaftlichen Aspekt Hinausgehende nicht. In gewisser Weise wird der Betrachter zum Gesprächspartner des Baumes. Die Macht der Natur wird durch die rote Ader, die sich durch den Stamm zieht, anschaulich und so schwingt im nüchtern notierenden Blick auch der Aspekt einer Gegenüberstellung von Mensch und Natur mit. Die Natur als ein Reich, auf das wir keinen Einfluss haben, das wir registrieren können, dem wir aber auch ausgeliefert sind, das uns Schutz geben und gleichzeitig zur Gefahr werden kann.

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        The Works of Alexander Pope

      London - B. Law, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, et al., 1797. London - B. Law, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, et al., 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early uniformly bound set of works from prolific poet, Alexander Pope. Containing the life of Alexander Pope, and his miscellaneous works to volume one. Hispoetry within volume two, and essays to volume three. Volume four through to six containa collection of Pope's works of prose, with volume seven to nine containing hiscorrespondence. Volume one features an engraved frontispiece of Pope, by J. Holloway from a painting by J. Richardson. As well asone further plate, of which is a full length portrait of Pope Done without his knowledge, as he was deeply engaged in conversation with Mr Allen in the Gallery at Prior Park, by Mr. Hoare. Collated complete. Lord Byron identified Pope as one of his chief influences; believing his scathing satire of contemporary English literature English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, to be a continuance of Pope's tradition. Edited, with detailed notes by English academic and literary critic, Joseph Warton. His other works include The Enthusiast, or The Lover of Nature, Odes on Various Subjects, and Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope. Warton divided poets into four classes. Into the first, those who are sublime and pathetic, he placed Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton (and curiously at proper intervals, Otway and Lee). In the second class were poets who possessed the true poetical genius, in a more moderate degree, but had noble talents for moral and ethical poesy. The third class were men of wit, of elegant taste and some fancy in describing familiar life. The fourth class were mere versifiers, however smooth and mellifluous some of them may be thought. Warton placed Pope at the head of the second class of poets. (DNB)Complete in nine volumes. Condition: In contemporary calf bindings with gilt designs to the spines. Externally, all volumes arerather rubbed, with light wear to the extremities and spines. Eight boards are held by the cords only, with one board being detached. Seven joints are starting. Internally, generally firmly bound, but with the first few leaves to volume one detached. Bright throughout each volume, with intermittent instances of heavy spotting. Institutional ink stamps to the endpapers, and title pagesof each volume. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Mode zwischen Revolution und Empire. Tuschfeder und Aquarell, altmontiert auf Papier, dort datiert mit dem Jahr VI

      -1797. und mit Bleistift in Französisch nach den modischen Details beschrieben und bezeichnet Dessine aux Champs Elysees sowie N°. 42. 16:9,8 cm, Abb., sehr guter Zustand,.

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        Robertson's Works. In seven volumes

      02 - London - T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1797. 02 - London - T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the Scottish historianRobertson's works, in fine bindings. Works include: 'The History of Scotland' (3 Vols, Fifteenth Edition, 1797), 'The History of America' (3 Vols, Eighth Edition, 1800) and 'India' (Fourth Edition, 1802). Featuring21 engraved plates, including a frontispiece to Volume I of The History of America. With the bookplates of Sophia Lees to the front pastedowns. William Robertson (19 September 1721 11 June 1793) was a Scottish historian, minister of religion, and Principal of the University of Edinburgh. Robertson's most notable work was probably his History of Scotland 1542 - 1603, begun in 1753 and first published in 1759. He was a significant figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and also of the moderates in the Church of Scotland. Condition: In quarter calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. A few scattered spots. Ex library set with stamps to the front free endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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        Bell's British Theatre

      London - George Cawthorn, 1797. London - George Cawthorn, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An elegant, illustratedcollection of Bell's British Theatre. The set comprises twelve volumes of thirty-four. The set consists of volumes XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXV, XXIV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXI and XXXII. Volume XX contains Tender Husband by Steele, Committee by Howard, Natural Son by Cumberland and Jealous Wife by Colman. Volume XXI contains Lionel and Clarissa by Bickerstaff, Hypocrite altered from Cibber, Wonder by Mrs. Centlivre and Amphytrion altered from Dryden. Volume XXII contains Albion Queens by Banks, Tamerlane by Rowe, Confederacy by Vanbrugh and Drummer by Addison. Volume XXIII contains Merope by Hill, Mahomet by Miller, Cymon by Garrick, Plain Dealer by Wycherley and Fatal Curiosity by Lillo. Volume XXV containsThe Gentle Shepherd by Ramsay, The Mistake by Vanbrugh, Ambitious Step-Mother and Irene by Dr. Johnson. Volume XXIV contains Lady's Last Stake by Cibber, Cyrus by Hoole, Gleonice by Hoole and Orphan of China by Murphy. Volume XXVI contains Mariamne by Fenton, Barbarossa by Brown, Relapse by Vanbrugh and Eurydice by Mallet. Volume XXVII contains The Provok'd Wife by Vanbrugh, The Funeral by Steele, The Royal Convert by Rowe and Man of the World by Macklin. Volume XXVIII contains The Double Dealer by Congreve, The Old Batchelor by Congreve, Henry the Second by Hull and Phaedra and Hippolitus by Smith. Volume XXIX contains Pericles by Shakspere, Busiris by Young, The Rehearsal by Buckingham and Albina by Mrs. Cowley. Volume XXXI contains Falstaff's Wedding by Kenrick, Sir Harry Wildair by Farquhar, Caratacus by Mason and Lucius Junius Brutus by Lee. Volume XXXIIcontains Inconstant by Farquhar, Edward and Eleonora by Thomson, The Twin Rivals by Farquhar and Gustavus Vasa by Brooke. John Bell (17451831) was an English publisher. His 109-volume, literature-for-the-masses Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill, which rivaled Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (1781), was published from 1777 to 1783. Each volume cost just six shillings, at a time when similar volumes usually cost multiple times that. The drawings and illustrations with which Bell adorned his publications influenced later publishers, as did his abandonment of the long 's'. Most notable, perhaps, was Bell's joint-stock organisation of his publishing company, which defied the trade forty dominant publishing companies in order to establish a monopoly on the best publications. In addition to the immense Poets of Great Britain, Bell also published similar volumes on Shakespeare and The British Theatre, as well as the Sunday newspaper Bell's Weekly Messenger, women's magazine La Belle Assemble, and other periodicals. He died in Fulham in 1831. He was the uncle of Edward Bell. He was a mischievous spirit, the very Puck (Shakespeare) of booksellers. Condition: In calf leather bindings with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Corners on all volumes are bumped and there are some chips to the spines. Joints are starting but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing and age-toning. Overall: GOOD..

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        Manuel des curieux et des amateurs de l'art

      08 - Paris and Zurich- Fuchs; Orell, Fusili et Compagnie, 1797. 08 - Paris and Zurich- Fuchs; Orell, Fusili et Compagnie, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A comprehensive dictionary of engravers In French. Containing the main engravers, and a catalogue of their best works, from the beginning to the present day [1808]. Arranged chronologically, and divided by school. Tome premier et second renfermant l'Ecole Allemande. Tome troisieme et quatrieme renfermant l'Ecole Italienne. Tome cinquieme et sixieme renfermant l'Ecole des Pays-Bas. Tome septieme et huitieme renfermant l'Ecole de France. Tomeneuvieme renfermant l'Ecole Angloise. With handwritten final page of the index to volume II. Bookplate of Hubert Dupond to front pastedown. Nine volumes, bound in five. Condition: Rebacked in calf with the original boards and backstrip preserved. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing to the original leather. Internally, firmly bound . Pages are bright, though with foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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