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        Lisbeth. Drame lyrique en trois actes et en prose. Paroles de Favières. Représentée pour la première fois sur le Théâtre de l`Opéra Comique de La Rue favart le 21 Nivose an 5e. (10 Janvier 1797 V.S.). Gravée par Huguet

      Paris : auteur, [1797]. - Partitur. [1] Bll. (Titel, Verlagsangabe), 128 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Bibliotheksexpl. mit Stempeln, auch auf einige Notenseiten. Titel miminal stockfleckig. // Full score. Contemp. half-leather. Ex-library copy with stamps to title and contents. Title sl. foxed. Erstausgabe. RISM G/GG 4221.Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration, Oper, opera, opera scores, illustration, Oper, Oper, Partituren Oper

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      New York: Printed by William A. Davis for the Author, . 1797 - [14],13-260pp. plus twenty-four engraved plates. 12mo. Original calf, leather label. Hinges cracked but cords sound, wear to spine extremities. Some staining on early leaves, scattered foxing and tanning. Overall good. The author was a captain of artillery during the American Revolution under Gen. John Lamb, who provides herein a recommendation for the book. William Rollinson, a line and stipple engraver in New York, executed the plates. A complete copy of an unusual and important manual, usually lacking some or all of the plates. RINK 2172. EVANS 32878. SABIN 91568. NAIP w029515.

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        East India Company - "Suggestions Respecting the Means of Improving our Connexion with China on the Side of Napaul & Thibet"

      [Great Britain], 1797. Manuscript memorandum revealing a trade relations strategy for Great Britain to increase access in China, written by an unidentified British colonial administrator or politician who was abreast with the political climate and the leaders in China, Nepal and Tibet. Folio. 16 pages in manuscript, written recto and verso with wide half-page margins, on five double leafs laid watermarked paper made by Whig politician and leading papermaker Clement Taylor in 1796, measuring approximately 20 x 31 cm, and string-tied to upper left margin with a green ribbon. Docketed to verso. A stellar primary source document. Written shortly after the return of Lord Macartney's Embassy to China, most likely by an influential administrator of the East India Company, which had a monopoly on East Indies trade including Canton in China, the present memorandum is a proposal for a mission with the same objective of securing increased trade with China - this time by means of a somewhat obliquitous political connection through Nepal and Tibet. The East India Company was both ambitious and persistent with its aim of expanding commerce with the Far East, sparing no expense in sending great missions such as Lord Macartney's, and also chancing more intimate, lesser known missions aimed at reconnaissance or relationship building. This manuscript sets forth a new plan for British diplomacy in order to gain trade with China, "for us an open Trade of incalculable advantage." Indeed four years later, a small but successful mission, all but forgotten today, achieved the objectives laid out, by completing the first treaty with Nepal. Owing to the limited trading opportunities with most trade being confined to Canton, and also to the exorbitant fees paid to the customs officer via Hong merchants, on behalf of the British Government, in the 1790s, the East India Company sought to penetrate the western China market by way of Tibet. In order to achieve this, they required permission to cross Nepal, since all of the navigable trans-Himalayan passages lending access to trade with both Tibet and China, were within Nepalese territories. To this end, and to exploit additional trade opportunities, they began efforts to establish political relations with the Nepalese government. As evidenced by this primary source manuscript, British trade relations with China came to have an undertone of political complexity intertwined with the Tibetan-Nepalese Crisis, now known as the Sino-Nepalese War 1788-1792. In September 1792, a delegation under Colonel William Kirkpatrick was sent to Kathmandu, as a representative of Lord Cornwallis and the East India Company, to mediate peace between China and Nepal. However, upon his arrival, the parties had already concluded a treaty. The first vis-à-vis diplomatic meeting between China and Britain was that of Lord Macartney's in 1793. The embassy was intended to formalise and expand a trading relationship that, since the establishment of British trade at Canton around 1700, had become increasingly lucrative. Planned by the East India Company and the Pitt Government, and led by one of Britain's most experienced diplomats, George Macartney (1737-1806), the embassy was equipped with all the pomps of a stately spectacle, designed to "impress the minds of the Chinese with a favourable impression of the Embassy, this Country and its commerce." Macartney carried £15,000 of presents from the East India Company, to be presented to the Emperor of China. In part because Macartney would not show submission by partaking in the kowtow custom, this mission was unsuccessful in obtaining a trade agreement. Although the request for a resident trade minister in Pekin was denied, as was the request for the lifting of some of the restrictions to English traders, the Emperor sent a letter promising friendship between the two nations. In 1795, another delegation under Maulvi Abdul Qader was sent by the East India Company to establish diplomatic and commercial relations with Nepal, in its continued efforts to reach Tibet, ultimately its greater ambition being China. Dating to 1797, this manuscript discloses the early stages of planning for the expedition of Captain William O. Knox, who would become the first to negotiate a treaty with the Nepalese Government on behalf of the East India Company, and the first to be granted Residency in Kathmandu. [Previously a member of the Kirkpatrick mission, Knox would be sent to Tibet in 1801. He would succeed to sign a treaty with Nepal, however within two years, political turbulence in the city forced him to leave in 1803. During his time in Kathmandu, Charles Crawford who was in charge of Knox's military escort, made some important geographical surveys of the surrounding valley, adding to the success of the mission.] These pages discusse Britain's favourable relations with the "Rajah of Napaul" [Rana Bahadur Shah, King of Nepal from 1777 to 1806], the British East India Company having negotiated a commercial treaty with Nepal in 1792, and how that might influence the Chinese Emperor for fear of British support in a Nepalese or Tibetan retaliation of Qing rule since the late wars. Important events and outcomes of the Sino-Nepalese War are discussed as the writer strategizes a new approach to China, concluding that the British government has valid reasons for sending an envoy. The mission would be charged with the delicate task of mending tentative relations with Nepal, and also the Chinese province of Tibet, for Britain's "non-interference" in the Sino-Nepalese War, of appeasing both sides, in hopes of renewing old commercial treaties. [The Sino-Nepalese War was an invasion of Tibet by Nepal from 1788-1792. The war was initially fought between Nepalese and Tibetan armies over a trade dispute related to a long-standing problem of low-quality coins manufactured by Nepal for Tibet. However, the initial Nepalese success in subduing the Tibetans, who were under the administrative rule of the Qing dynasty, led to the involvement of Qing imperial forces. The Nepalese were eventually driven out and forced to sign a peace treaty.] The writer anticipates a welcome invitation from the King of Nepal, providing opportunity for a British resident team which would gather information on the customs and trade of Nepal and Tibet. At the same time, he proposes, that instead of a public embassy, one could potentially obtain intelligence by secretly meeting with the Chinese Emperor himself, without the presence of his Courtiers, further lending easier negotiations. Secondary means of communication, by means of written correspondence to the Pekin Court, are also suggested. A far greater challenge, the mission's first task would be to change the existing mindset of the Chinese monarchy toward the English, to shift the perception of the latter from "beggarly merchants" to "dangerous enemy or powerful ally." In keeping with the mandate of George III and the government of Prime Minister William Pitt in 1792, the writer supports and emphasizes the importance of showcasing Great Britain's power in neighbouring countries, to incite intimidation, or at the very least, respect from the Chinese Emperor. Referencing George Staunton's firsthand account from the Macartney Embassy, he also notes customs pertaining to the Chinese Emperor and his image of holding ultimate rule over the universe. The above described proposal, made in 1797, would culminate into the 1801 expedition of Captain William O. Knox to Kathmandu, and the first treaty with the Nepalese Government. A short-lived opportunity, the Nepalese Darbar (Court) viewed Knox's residency and the signed treaty as having been imposed upon them, and furthermore, that the British acted more as masters than friends. Animosity grew exponentially and Knox withdrew from his post in 1803. Excerpts from the manuscript: "It appears probable that the impression made in China by the late Embassy in favour if this country [McCartney's Embassy to China] might be improved... by deputing a mission to the States in alliance with the East India Company, whose territories border the nearest on the Chinese Empire. - These are Napaul & Thibet" "... Both the Napaul Rajah and the Lamas of Thibet have sought friendship of the Bengal Government... for assistance during the late War which they waged against each other... The Bengal Government observed a prudent neutrality... The Chinese, however, sent an Army to support the great Lama and punish the Rajah of Napaul... The contest ended with a treaty... the Chinese keeping possession of Lassa, a part of the Dominion of the Lama whom they came to defend." "... the English Government has a very feasible pretext for sending a deputation into that quarter, in order to justify its non interference... to renew and extend commercial treaties... to remove, on the spot, the unjust suspicions entertained by the Chinese of the English having carried arms against them..." "It would be important to acquire more exact information... of the population, manners, manufacture and trade of Napaul & Thibet... to enjoy better opportunities of cultivating an intimate acquaintance with the Chinese. A Chinese Governor now commands at Lassa..." "The invitation by the Emperor of China of another Embassy from England would probably incline the Governor of Lassa to give welcome reception to the Mission at his place of residence, from whence the Post travels in three weeks to Pekin, so that a regular & frequent correspondence could be maintained with the court should he refuse this, which is extremely improbable.... The Emperor constantly entertains at a great expense, and with much parade, two inferior Lamas at Pekin, as nuncios from the Dilai Lama the spiritual father of his faith..." "... it is usual for Chinese Chiefs or Ministers to reside with whom there would be little difficulty of holding a direct communication and entering into Treaty." "... by Sir George Stauntons account of the late Embassy [Sir George Staunton, 1st Baronet], it was much easier to negotiate with the Chief Mandarines & Viceroys of China, when at a distance from the Court..." "The Chinese... have uniformly refuted, from a jealousy of the Imperial dignity, to comply with the demands or proposals of any public Embassy, least such compliance should appear in the light of humiliating concessions to the eyes of their own subjects, or should indicate to the latter the existence of some other Power equal to China. For the Chinese are taught to believe that the Emperor is Sovereign of the Universe..." "This policy of the Empire to bind its own subjects in awe, rather than to impose on Foreigners, would not, however be encroached upon by such a mission as is now proposed. It could carry on a secret intelligence with the Emperor himself... who... keeps a personal and punctual correspondence with his distant Ministers, expressive of more good will to the English than they experienced from the Officers of His Court." "A more familiar intercourse... with Chinese Chiefs residing in Thibet or on the Frontiers, than could take place in China itself, might likewise be prolonged... to enable the mission to explain friendly and pacific views of England towards China... the trade it wishes to carry on..." "The fear of the English encouraging the Napaul Rajah to resume hostilities, or assisting the Lama to recover possessions lately arrested from him... losses & expenses sustained with the Rajah of Napaul, would be strong inducements to the Chinese, not only to meet the English on fair terms, but to court their friendship..." "The fame of the British Arms on the taking of Dellamcotta [Bhutan] in 1773, spread alarm and terror through our adjacent states which are tributaries of China... The Chinese themselves have already shewn no small dread of our interference with them on the side of Napaul and Thibet... declining the deputation proposed by Lord Cornwallis in 1791 to be sent into that quarter in order to mediate peace..." "... admonitions of the Viceroy of Canton to Lord Macartney to dissuade him from exciting resentment at home, on account of the refusal of his demands at Pekin, betray likewise an apprehension of the British power..." "... while the proposed mission should take every necessary step to cultivate a good understanding with the Chinese Chiefs on the Frontiers of the Empire, it might be of advantage to keep just so much of their jealousy alive, as to make them feel the importance of being well with us in return, and the necessity of a reciprocation of good officers." "Instead of thinking us a set of Beggarly Merchants, to use their own phrase, they would learn to treat us as a Nation that may be either a dangerous Enemy or powerful Ally. - Under this impression new and extensive Commercial privileges might be gained thro' fear... procuring for us an open Trade of incalculable advantage along the whole extent of its Eastern Coast." End excerpts. It is no coincidence that a few years after the Knox expedition, the British instigated the Anglo-Nepalese War (1814-16), also known as the Gurkha War. On 2 December 1815 the Treaty of Sugauli was signed. It was ratified on 4 March 1816 by the East India Company and the King of Nepal, formally delineating the boundary of Nepal, conceding approximately one third of Nepalese-controlled territory to British India, and formally establishing a British representative in Kathmandu. The signatory for Nepal was Raj Guru Gajraj Mishra, aided by Chandra Sekher Upadhayaya, and the signatory for the Company was Lieutenant Colonel Paris Bradshaw. Subsequently, a second grand scale mission to Pekin would finally be undertaken, when in 1816 Lord Amherst [William Pitt Amherst] was sent to the court of China's Qing dynasty, also with a view of expanding commercial relations between China and Great Britain. Just like Macartney his predecessor, Amherst returned without any agreement from the Chinese government. In 1833, the jealously-protected monopoly of the East India Company was finally abolished. China trade was opened to the competition of all British subjects, including companies who had been petitioning the government and lobbying members of Parliament for free trade for years. Limitations restricting trade to a single factory in Canton were lifted. Much to the chagrin of the pioneering Company who had laid the foundation for immense enterprise, the trade was no longer overseen by the East India Company Supercargoes, but managed by a Chief Superintendent appointed by the Crown. Also interesting to note, at the time of this proposed strategy, there was a heightened global demand for tea, China being the sole producer of the commodity. A secondary demand for Chinese silk and porcelain also became prevalent in the English market. China accepted only silver as currency from foreigners, creating a shortage of it. As Britain did not possess sufficient amounts of silver to trade with the Qing Empire, the East India Company (EIC), monopoly suppliers of tea to the English market, circumvented the problem by creating a barter system based on Indian opium to bridge the problem of payment. The opium was grown on their plantations in India, then sold to the Chinese, the proceeds from which they used to pay for tea. The exponential increase of opium in China between 1790 and 1832 brought about new problems, creating clashes between the Qing government and British merchants, which would ultimately escalate into the Opium Wars. A substantial archive of the Melville Papers (1786-1847), is held by the University of Manchester Library, which was acquired by the John Rylands Library from various sources in the 1930s, and which comprises correspondence and papers of Henry Dundas (1742-1811), 1st Viscount Melville, as well as his son Robert Saunders Dundas (1771-1851), 2nd Viscount. The National Records of Scotland also holds an important Melville Papers Archive, with documents dating from 1629-1939. "At the core of the collection are the papers of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville and his son Robert, 2nd Viscount, dating from 1775 to 1830. Both men were de facto Secretaries of State for Scotland. Father and son were very involved in the government of India and in the administration of the Royal Navy." Similar collections can be found at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan, Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford, George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, KB (1737-1806), best known as Lord Macartney, was a British statesman, colonial administrator and diplomat. He is often remembered for his observation following Britain's success in the Seven Years War and subsequent territorial expansion at the Treaty of Paris that Britain now controlled "a vast Empire, on which the sun never sets". Macartney arrived in the Caribbean in 1776 and was the Governor of Grenada, Tobago, and the Grenadines, from 1776 to 1779. Grenada was invaded in July 1779 by the French royal fleet of the Comte d'Estaing, the fortifications on Hospital Hill being besieged, and Macartney was imprisoned. After his return to Great Britain, he was governor of Madras from 1781 to 1785. Lord Macartney had the further distinction of being the first British ambassador to China. Appointed by George III in 1792, he was charged with the demonstration of British equality with, if not superiority to, the peoples of China, and the negotiation of commercial treaties for the export of tea, and more particularly the import of British goods to pay for the tea (until this attempt the Chinese had always forced the British to use silver for payment). Macartney was not especially well received, most likely because of his refusal to acknowledge the divine nature of the Chinese Qing Emperor Tchieng Lung by observing the traditional kowtow (k'ou-t'ou) or ritual abasement and because of his attempt to negotiate a diplomatic treaty acknowledging British equality. The Chinese viewed Macartney as a tributary ambassador (and therefore George III as a tributary king) and his requests were turned down. However, Macartney did take with him a considerable retinue, among them a number of people who published influential accounts of the journey to China and the customs and manners of the Chinese themselves. The embassy returned to England via Macao and St. Helena, arriving in September 1794, and Macartney received an earldom the same year.

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        "Om Beskatning" (+) "Om Jordbrukets förfall i Europa, efter Romerska Väldets undergäng" (+) "Om Handelsbalancen" (+) "Om Jordbruks-systemet I en Rikshushållning, samt om Economisterne I Frankrike" (+) "Om Pappers-myntet I Norr-Amerika Kolonierne, före Revolutionen" (+) "Om Krono-jord" (+) "Theorien för statsskulder". [ I: ] Läsning i blandade ämnen. Första [ - Femte och Sista] Årgången. [= No. 1-50]

      Stockholm, Henrik A. Nordström, 1797-1801. 8vo. Uncut, partly unopened in the original wrappers. In 22 volumes as issued. Last volume name written on title-page, otherwise an exceptionally fine, clean and untouched set rarely seen in this condition. (4),102 pp.; (2),182 pp.; (2),107 pp.; (2),157,(1) pp.; (2),176,(4) pp.; (4),138,(2) pp.; (2),205,(1) pp. + 1 folded table; (2),188 pp; (2),190 pp.; (2),89,(4) pp.; (4),135,(1) pp.; (2),116,(1) pp.; (2),157 pp.; (2),120 pp.; (2),151,(1 blank,10) pp. + 1 folded map; (2),215 pp. + 1 folded table; (2),131,(5) pp.; (4),207 pp.; (2),183,(1) pp. + 1 folded table; (2),218 pp.; (2),144,(4) pp.; (6),449,(1) pp. + 5 folded plates."Om Beskatning", Part: 36, 37, 38:Pp. 145-177"Om Jordbrukets förfall i Europa, efter Romerska Väldets undergäng", Part: 27, 28. Pp. 93-120"Om Handelsbalancen", Part: 25,26. Pp. 92-114"Om Jordbruks-systemet I en Rikshushållning, samt om Economisterne I Frankrike", Part: 25-26. Pp. 43-92"Om Pappers-myntet I Norr-Amerika Kolonierne, före Revolutionen". Part: 27-28. Pp.57-62"Om Krono-jord". Part: 29,30,31. Pp 139-146."Theorien för statsskulder". Part: 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49 & 50. Pp. 151-161. First, however partial, translation of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations in Swedish rarely seen in this condition, thus making it the very first opportunity for Swedish speakers to study Adam Smith. A more lengthy translation was made in 1909 - 1911 but to this day a full Swedish translation has not been made."Von Schulzenheim [nobleman, physician, country squire and politician] also published shorter articles in the review 'Läsning I blandade ämnen', an organ of the opposition to the absolutist and obscurantist regime of Gustavus IV Adolphus. The editor of the review was count Georg Adlersparre, an army officer and a political writer who in 1809 was to become one of the prime-movers behind the dethronement of the king. Adlersparre to was an admirer of Adam Smith. In 1799-1800 he published in the 'Läsning' his own Swedish translation of several selections from Wealth of Nations. In some cases Adlersparre added footnotes, making it easier for the readers to apply Smith's ideas to Swedish conditions. Those translations, to the best of my knowledge, were the first ones of Wealth of Nations in Sweden. They were followed by translations of other parts of Wealth of Nations, published in 1800 amd 1808. This time the translator was Erik Erland Bodell, an official of the Swedish Customs and thus, if you like, a colleague of Adam Smith." ( Cheng-chung, Adam Smith Across Nations). Despite the comparatively late translation into Swedish, it still had a profound influence, not on economists since they were well aware of the original work in English, but upon politics and public opinion in general: "There are few things more striking to the modem student of the history of ideas in Sweden than the negative phenomenon that Sweden was almost entirely uninfluenced by this fact and thus remained almost unaffected by English economic thought during a period when its superiority was most evident. As far as I am acquainted with the Swedish economic discussion and our popular economic literature of the 1860's and 1870's, there is almost no trace of any influence from English writers. [...]Of Adam Smith we have still only one abbreviated translation of his famous work and that was published as late as during this century; and, as far as I know, nothing of Ricardo's or Malthus' exists in Swedish, nor do any of the major economic works of J.S. Mill." (Heckscher, A survey of economic thought in Sweden, 1875-1950).The journal was preceded by Adlersparre's "Läsning för landtmän" 1795-96. The content is a mixture of literature, agriculture, law, philosophy and politics. Apart from the many contributions by Swedish authors, "Läsning i blandade ämnen" also contains texts by Kant, Gibbon and De Lolme OCLC lists copies at Yale, Minnesota, and Texas.

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        Report of the Lords' Committee of Secrecy

      1797 - (BANK OF ENGLAND) (PARLIAMENT). Report of the Lords’ Committee of Secrecy. Ordered to be Printed 28th April 1797. BOUND WITH: Third Report of the Committee of Secrecy [of the House of Commons]. Ordered to be Printed 21st April 1797 [London]: no publisher, (1797). Folio, contemporary three-quarter calf, red morocco spine label, marbled boards. $2500.Scarce first edition of the results of the Secret Committee’s investigation of the Bank of England’s bullion crisis, with folding tables of accounts, in contemporary binding.By 1797 England’s war with France had drained the gold reserves. The Government prohibited the Bank from paying its notes in gold; the House of Lords and the House of Commons both commissioned Secret Committees charged with examining and stating the total amount of outstanding demands on the Bank of England and the funds available for discharging these debts. The House of Lords’ Secret Committee’s report includes minutes of evidence and papers and accounts; the House of Commons’ Secret Committee’s third report includes minutes of evidence and an appendix (the first and second reports, not present here, were only two pages long). Both reports include numerous tables of accounts, many folding.This banking crisis influenced a number of important 19th-century economic thinkers, perhaps most notably David Ricardo. "Ricardo was led to the study of money and banking and the mechanism of international payments by urgent questions of the day. He had witnessed the great currency upheavals connected with the wars and had seen the suspension of cash payments in 1797, the great depreciation of paper money, and the marked rise in prices which followed it. In The High Price of Bullion, published in 1809, he explained that these phenomena had been caused by an over-issue of paper money. He proposed that the Bank of England should gradually reduce the amount of notes in circulation until the price of gold had been brought down to its previous level the essence of Ricardo’s theory was accepted by the Bullion Committee, and subsequent banking legislation, particularly the resumption of cash payments in 1822, reflect strongly the Ricardian influence" (Roll, 173). Both reports include numerous tables of accounts, many folding. Kress B.3415. Goldsmiths 17009; 17007. Contemporary binding slightly worn, joints tender but cords sound. Text fine. Very good condition. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Kunst das menschliche Leben zu verlängern

      Jena, in der akademischen Buchhandlung, 1797 (2 Theile in 1 Band). 20 x 12cm, Halbleder d.Zt., ovales gestochenes Frontispiz (F. Stoelzel), alter Namenszug auf Titel, Rotschnitt; XXIV, 696 S. seltene EA des Klssikers von Hufeland (spätere Auflagen unter dem Titel \'Makrobiotik\'). Mit einem theoretischen und einem praktischen Teil. Seine Empfehlungen sind modern und haben aktuelle Diskussionen längst vorweggenommen: gesunde Ernährung, Kräftigung durch vernünftige Bewegung, frische und kühle Luft, maßvoller Umgang mit den Kräften, \"angenehme Seelenstimmung\" Versand D: 5,00 EUR Medizin, Gesundheit

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        A litter of foxes". Zwei Rotfüchse mit ihren zwei Jungtieren im Wald.

      Altkol. Schabkunstblatt in Braun von J. Grozer nach "Animals by C. Loraine Smith, Esqr., Landscape by G. Morland", London, dat. 1797, 45 x 60,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXV, S. 159: Morland "wurde schnell beliebt durch seine Sittenbilder, ... u.s. Jagdbilder". - Thieme-Becker Bd. XV, S. 116: Grozer "stach und schabte eine Reihe trefflicher Wiedergaben von Gemälden ... G. Morland's u.a.". - Mit drei kleinen professionell restaurierten Randeinrissen. Dekoratives Schabkunstblatt in mehreren Braunabstufungen gedruckt und koloriert. Dekorative Graphik, Farbstich

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      A Paris de l'imprimerie de P. Didot l'Ainé, 1797. 1 vol grand in-18 maroquin vert, dos orné, filets sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, tranche dorée, la reliure est de ALLO. Edition illustrée de 6 figures charmantes, un des 100 exemplaires tirés sur papier velin en format grand in 18 renfermant les figures AVANT LA LETTRE. superbe epreuve, trés recherchée dans un état impecable. Admirable travail du relieur ALLO. ray rdc armo

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        Denkmahl des berühmten Astronomen P. Placidus Fixlmillner, Benedictiners in Kremsmünster. Gotha, o. Dr., 1797.

      1797. 20 SS. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit mit Signaturschildchen am Rücken. 8vo. Sehr seltener Rückblick auf den 1791 gestorbenen Kremsmünsteraner Astronomen Placidus Fixlmillner, verfaßt von Friedrich von Schlichtegroll, Verfasser des berühmten "Nekrologs der Teutschen" (und im 1793 erschienenen Band für 1791, in den Fixlmillner noch nicht berücksichtigt ist, der erste Mozartbiograph), im Jahr seiner Antikenstudie zur Gemmensammlung des Philipp von Stosch. - Am vorderen Innendeckel alte Signaturvermerke. Sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar.

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        Annals of Scotland

      Edinburgh - William Creech, T Caddell and W Davies, 1797 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete three volumes of David Dalrymple's Annals of Scotland. With a portrait frontispiece of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, to volume I. The Annals of Scotland track Scotland's historical recordsfrom the accession of Malcolm III to the accession of the house of Steward. There are also several valuable tracts relativeto thehistory and antiquities of Scotland. With a prior owner's biographical note on Lord Hailes to the front pastedown and to the recto of front endpaper to volume I. Lord Hailes is best known for his Annals of which the first volume appeared in 1776 and the second in 1779. This is a new edition of the work in threevolumes published five years after Lord Hailes' death. Condition: In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the boards. Externally, generally smart with patches of rubbing to the spines and joints. Small loss to the head of spine to volume I and III. All volumes are lacking their numbered spine label. Minor rubbing to the extremities. A few small holes from worming to the front board of volume III, not affecting internals. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with a few spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, . rédigé par M. L.A. Milet-Mureau, .Paris, Plassan, 1798. 4 text volumes (8vo) & atlas (folio). The atlas with engraved portrait of La Pérouse, engraved title-page and 69 engraved plates (35 full-page views and illustrations, and 34 folding maps and charts). Text vols. contemporary gold-tooled tree-pattern tanned sheepskin; atlas in matching tree-pattern tanned half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine. All volumes rebacked in calf, with the original backstrips laid down.

      - Ferguson 268; Forbes 286; Hill 973 (lacking atlas); Howgego L20; Judd, Voyages to Hawaii 102 (lacking atlas); Sabin 38960. Second or third edition in the original French, "the basis for editions in several foreign languages" (Anker), of La Pérouse's important Pacific voyage, first published in 1797. La Pérouse commanded an ambitious scientific expedition to the Pacific with the objective to establish trade contacts and to explore territories left uncharted by Cook. Fitted out with two ships, L'Astrolabe and La Bousole, the expedition sailed from Brest in August 1785. They called at Chile, Hawaii, Alaska, Macao, Manila, Terney, Kamchatka, Samoa and Tonga, reaching Botany Bay (Australia) in January 1788. La Pérouse weighed anchor in March of the same year. He sailed north into the Pacific and was never seen again. Some 40 years later Peter Dillon discovered the wreckage of his ships off Vanikoro.From the library of the Grafen von Ludolf. The text volumes and some plates somewhat foxed, the atlas frontispiece and title-page slightly dirty, some maps and charts with small tears at the folds, but still in good condition, most of the plates very good. All volumes rebacked (as noted), the atlas worn and the corners damaged. "An octavo edition of the La Pérouse voyage which is less often found than the official quarto edition" (Forbes).

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        Kupferstich von Koeppel, Lehrbrief mit Ansicht auf Bayreuth.

      Bayreuth, , 1797. - circa 32 x 39,5 cm. 1 Blatt mit Faltspuren Gesellenbrief für einen Perückenmacher, dem gute Arbeit in Bayreuth bescheinigt wird, handschriftlich ausgefüllt, von mehreren Meistern signiert, datiert und gestempelt, mit einem papiergedeckten und einem roten Wachs-Siegel. Text in Bordüre, darüber eine hübsche Gesamtansicht auf Bayreuth. "- Gut erhalten, nur leicht angestaubt, gering knittrig, sonst sauber. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Elements of the Veterinary Art, Containing an Essay on the Proportions of the Celebrated Eclipse; Six Lectures on Farriery, an Essay on the Grease... An essay on the glanders; and observations on the gripes. The whole illustrated with nine ... engravings. By Charles Vial de Sainbel, ... To which is prefixed, a short account of his life

      London: J. Wright, 1797. The Third Edition. Frontispiece portait, 8 plates. 29,[1];[3],6-83,[1],2;[2],xii,iii,[1],202;127,[1]pp. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary speckled calf. Very nice copy. Bookplate of William Ruddell Clarke. The Third Edition. Frontispiece portait, 8 plates. 29,[1];[3],6-83,[1],2;[2],xii,iii,[1],202;127,[1]pp. 1 vols. 4to. ESTC T129098; Podeschi/Mellon #74

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        Nachrichten von den Begebenheiten und Schriften berühmter Gelehrten…Erster Band [all published]

      Engraved vignette on title. xvi, 416 pp. 8vo, orig. grey boards, red leather lettering piece on spine. Nuremberg: Raspe, 1797. First edition of an extremely rare book; WorldCat locates no copy in the U.S. The present work contains a series of biographical accounts of twenty-one authors including Jacques Barrellier, Linnaeus, Nathanael Gottfried Leske, Fredrik Hasselquist, Simon Pelloutier, and other notable natural historians, scientists, and scholars. Schrank has also provided detailed bibliographies of the writings of each author. Fine copy from the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. With a one-page A.L.s dated 2 May 1797 from Schrank presenting this copy to the Duke of Bavaria. ❧ Poggendorff, II, 841.

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        Bemerkungen über Arzney-Taxen und deren Veränderungen veranlasset durch die neuesten über diesen Gegenstand erschienenen Schriften insbesondere durch die Preisschrift von Herrn Burgermeister und Doctor Krügelstein

      viii, 118 pp., one leaf of errata. 8vo, cont. speckled boards (extremities a bit worn), uncut. Göttingen: P.G. Schröder, 1797. First edition of a very rare book (WorldCat locates no copy in North America). Westrumb (1751-1819), administrator of Hannover's Hof-Apothek, was later appointed commissioner of mines and Senator at Hameln. This is part of a controversy regarding taxes on medicine and the management of state-supervised pharmacies. The first supplement ("Beylage II") is entitled "Bemerkungen…von Vermindering der Arzneypreise und der zu diesem Behuf erforderlichen Einrichtung der Dispensatorien und Taxen." The second supplement ("Beylage III") is "Formular eines pharmaceutischen Tagebuches." A few leaves at front and back with mostly marginal dampstaining, but a very nice interleaved copy. Stamp of "GH Westrumb" on title. ❧ Partington, III, pp. 571-73.

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        Bandi piemontesi sui generi alimentari.

      Volume rilegato (h cm. 29) in cartone rigido con tassello al piatto anteriore, contenente: 1) Disposizioni per la distribuzione a prezzo agevolato del riso per due giorni a settimana tramite due botteghe, nella piazza Carlina e nella piazza del Mercato del Bosco, assistita da due guardie civiche. Torino, dal Palazzo di Citta, 24 luglio 1797, foglio stampato recto/verso, di cm. 19 x 28, a firma segretario Marchetti. 2) Fissata la tassa del pane : li grizzini biscotti e i micconi di puro fioretto, il pane bianco alla francese, le grizzie e micconi in farina naturale, il pane bruno. Torino, per gli eredi Avondo, 1797, foglio di cm. 19 x 28 con stemma reale xilografico, a firma Conte Frichignono e segretario Ardy. 3) Tassa da osservarsi : formaggi nostrali di fea vecchia, formaggi nostrali di fea dell'annata, formaggi di pecora di montagna iovani, fontine giovani della Valle di Lanzo, Grivere di Svizzera dette di Sbrinzo vecchie, Grivere di Savoja vecchie, Formaggi lodeggiani e piacentini. Torino, per gli eredi Avondo, 1797, foglio di cm. 19 x 28 con stemma reale xilografico, a firma Conte Frichignono e segretario Ardy. 4) Tassa da osservarsi nella vendita dei seguenti capi: riso, farina buratata di puro formento, farina di meliga. Torino, per gli eredi Avondo, 1797, foglio di cm. 19 x 28 con stemma reale xilografico, a firma Conte Frichignono e segretario Ardy.

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        The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called The Magnificent. By William Roscoe. The Third Edition, Corrected. Vol. I [II]

      London: Printed For A. Strahan, T. Cabell... 1797. Hard Cover. Two quarto volumes: 2 p. l., xxvi p., 1 leaf, 320, 136 p., portrait frontispiece (signatures: a-d4, A-3L4); 2 p. l., 312, 48, 111, [112], 11 p. (2 leaves, B-3P4, 3Q2). Engraved illustrations throughout. The Appendix to Volume I (136 p.) contains 42 documents; the Appendix to Volume II (111 p.) contains 85 documents. "Poesie del Magnifico Lorenzo de Medici; tratte da testi a penna della Libreria Mediceo-Laurenziana", 48 p. in Vol. II. "Description of plates", Vol. II, p. [112]. First published London, 1795. "One of the few historians of the early nineteenth century to attempt a Kulturgeschichte of the Renaissance period was that strangely erudite Liverpool attorney, William Roscoe. His work deserves mention in any history of Renaissance historiography, not only for the immense stimulus it gave to Italian studies, but also for the direction it gave to many later interpretations. Roscoe conceived the whole cultural revival of the Renaissance in Italy as centering about the Medici family, as indeed largely the product of that family's intelligent direction and liberal patronage" (Ferguson, The Renaissance in Historical Thought, p. 164). Bound in original panelled leather, rebacked by Dragonfly. NUC 504: 53 (NR 0420586). stock#OB322.

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        Teilansicht von Rom. Radierung.

      In der Platte signiert und bezeichnet. 10,9 x 13,9 cm. Malerische Ansicht mit Kollosseum, Tempio del Sole, Tempio della Pace und der Kirche Santa Francesca Romana. - Kuhbeil hielt sich von 1797-99 in Florenz und Rom auf. Der Maler und Radierer schuf überwiegend italienische Landschaftsdarstellungen. - Provenienz: König Friedrich August II. von Sachsen (Lugt 971). - Selten. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

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        Neue Theologische Annalen und Theologische Nachrichten Dezember 1815 - October und November 1822 sowie April 1823 bis December 1823 (27 Bände)

      je Band ca. 500 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe, Bibliothekseinband Ludwig Wachler übernahm nach Hassenkamp's Tode ( 6. October 1797) die Herausgabe der "Neuen theologischen Annalen", einer Zeitschrift, die ein Vierteljahrhundert lang unter seiner Leitung verblieb und als eines der einflußreichsten und wissenschaftlich gediegensten Organe ihrer Art sich lange hoher Werthschätzung erfreut hat.Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild (11286 - 11313)/ Instituts-Stempel etc...) Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig Papier altersbedingt angebräunt/ teilweise (leicht) stockfleckig einfachster Bibliothekseinband Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut Orig.Ausgabe - kein Reprint KOMPLETTPREIS für 27 Bände bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten ALTSCHRIFT!!! Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen Bände!

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        Hyperion oder der Eremit in Griechenland. 2. A. 2 Bände in 1.

      Kl.8. 160 124 S. Moderner Lederband mit Goldpräg. u. rotem Rückensch. Borst 777. Goedeke V/471, 1. Fischer II/1364. In einer Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren erschienen. "Die erste Ausgabe eschien bei Cotta 1797 und 1799. Die Neuaflage des "Hyperion" wurde zusammen mit der Ausgabe der "Gedichte" projektiert, die dann erst 1826 herauskam" (Fischer). - Seltene 2. Ausgabe von Hölderlins Hauptwerk, fast so selten wie die Erste. - Einband verblaßt. Kaum fleckig.

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        Remarks on the Antiquities of Romee and its Environs: being a classical and topographical survey of the ruins of that celebrated city. Illustrated with engravings.

      London, printed by W. Bulmer and Co. and sold by G. Nicol, 1797. IV, 478 (12) S. mit gestochenem Autorenporträt als Frontispiz und sowie 12 gestochenen Tafeln, davon 5 mehrfach gefaltet. 4°, HLeder der zeitmit RSchild und RVergoldung, Lederecken. Sehr gut erhalten.

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      Kupferstich. Evans, London, 1797. (49 cm x 63,5 cm). Original Holzrahmen der Zeit, unter Glas. (58,5 cm x 73 cm). (etwas fleckig u. berieben/Rahmen berieben/mit Gebrauchsspuren.) Siehe Bild

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes.

      London, Printed for W. Strahan, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1797 New Edition - 12 volumes. Hardbacks. Size approx 8.5 x 5 inches. In full Marbled-Calf leather bindings; Red leather title labels, black leather numbered labels, and gilt decoration to spines. Top page edges olivine. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Rubbing to spines and some nicks/chips to ends of spines. Vol.1. has some dark rubbing to edge of spine and spine label is partly chipped. Bindings are nice & tight. Endpapers darkened. NEat inscription to top of title pg. vol.1. A couple of small marks and odd spot else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. The first fold out map has a small tear in the fore edge crease. Else a superb set. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two impressive engraved folding maps by T. KITCHIN. (Vols.1 & 3.) Dated 1780/81 respectively.

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        Bibliothèque Britannique; ou recueil. Extrait des ouvrages Anglais périodiques & autres, des Mémoires & Transactions des Sociétés & Académies de la Grande-Bretagne, d'Asie, d'Afrique & d'Amérique; en Deux Séries, intitulées: Littérature et Sciences et Arts, rédigé à Genève, par une société de gens de lettres. Tomes quatrième à cinquante-unieme bis. Avec: Table raisonnée. Des Matières des cinq premières années, soit des trente-cinq premiers volumes de la Bibliothèque Britannique, Dont quinze de Littérature, quinze de Sciences et Arts, et cinq d'Agriculture, avec la Table des Auteurs cités dans le Recueil. (52 Volumes).

      Geneve, Imprimerie de la Biliothèque Britannique 1797 - 1812, 200x140mm,cartonnage. Pièce de titre avec dorures passées. Plats et dos frotés par endroits. Manque les 3 premiers tomes de la section littérature. Manque les 3 premiers tomes et le tome n.° 29.planches en n/b,

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        The Principles of Eloquence; Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

      Abbe Maury. First American edition. Translated from the French with additional Notes by John Neal Lake. Printed by Loring Andrews & Co for Thomas, Andrews & Penniman, Albany 1797, 1st American edition of a work that was 1st translated into English 4 years before. OCLC: 3646833; Evans 32455; LC 30-33066. 12mo, xii, 239pp text which is evenly tanned. Contemporary sheep w/ red title label, slt. bumped & front board detached but present. The work remains one of the classic texts on eloquence & oratory. The contemporary notice in the Monthly Review describes the work as "excellent"

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        Théâtre de Pierre Corneille, avec les commentaires de Voltaire. Nouvelle édition, ornéee de trente-cinq figures.

      Paris, Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1797. 12 tomes en 6 vols in-8. Pleine basane racinée d'époque, dos à faux-nerfs orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, dentelle d'encadrement dorée, frise dorée sur les coupes.Bien complet du frontispice de Pierre et des 34 gravures hors-texte d'après Gravelot.Charmante série du Théâtre de Corneille.

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        Der Venustempel zu Wörlitz. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und geätzt. Radierung und Aquatinta.

      Dessau (Chalcographische Gesellschaft) 1797 - Blattgröße 53 x 70 cm, Bildgröße 43 x 63 cm (der weiße Rand etw. angeschmutzt, mit fachmännisch geschlossenen Randläsuren; mittig nahezu unsichtbare Faltspur) * Fein ausgeführte, braungrau getönte Darstellung von Karl Kuntz (1770-1830). Mit gest. Text "Seiner Hochfürstlichen Durchlaucht dem Herrn LEOPOLD FRIEDRICH FRANZ regierenden Fürsten zu Anhalt Dessau & c: & c: & c: unterthänigst gewidmet. von der Chalkographischen Gesellschaft in Dessau 1797" und Wappen. - Kataloge der Anhaltischen Gemäldegalerie Dessau, Band 3, Kat.Nr. 85; Verlagsverzeichnis der Chalkographischen Gesellschaft Nr. 32. - Das Blatt zeigt den 1794 von Erdmannsdorff errichteten Sandsteinmonopteros auf einem Felsengebilde, noch ohne Venus-Statue. Unterhalb, am Höhleneingang, zwei spazierende Damen.

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        The Maryland Ahiman Rezon, of Free & Accepted Masons; Containing the History of Masonry, from the Establishment of the Grand Lodge to the Present Time; With Their Ancient Charges, Addresses, Prayers, Lectures, Prologues, Epilogues, Songs, &c., Collected from Their Old Records, Faithful Traditions, & Lodge-Books

      Baltimore: Printed by W. Pechin, for the compiler, 1797. 8vo in fours. (4), [9]-86, (2), [87]-94, [105]-272 pp. Somewhat later plain reverse calf binding (rubbed, extremities somewhat worn); note concerning provenance affixed to front pastedown, some light foxing, but a good solid copy. First edition. Evans 32330 (AAS). OCLC locates seven copies (Library of Congress [defective], Boston Athenaeum, Talbot County Public, Maryland, Duke, Baker & Taylor Technical Services, Washington).

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        Notizie Segrete sul 18 Fruttifero [= 4. Sept. 1797]. Ossia Nuove Memorie dei Deportati alla Guiana in seguito al Giornale di Ramel. Con altre notizie relative ad alcuni passati avvenimenti. Tradotte dal Francese.

      8. VIII + 192 S. Interimsbroschur der Zeit. In ital. Sprache. - Feuchtigkeitsrandig, stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp., kl. Besitz-St. .a fl. V. - Selten. - Ramel wurde in Zuge des Staatsstreiche vom 4.9.1797 durch die Direktoren Barras, Reubel und Lareveilliere-Lepaux mit einigen anderen Verdächtigen nach Guayana deportiert. Von dort floh er 1798 mit vier Mithäftlingen in die holländische Kolonie Paramaribo und von dort nach London. Hier veröffentlichte er sein "Journal des faits relatives" und ging wenig später nach Frankreich zurück, um sich wieder der Armee anzuschliessen. Er wurde 1815 durch ein Attentat getötet. (Zitat) - Hier die italienische Ausgabe. Selten.

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        Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de feu Chrétien-Guillaume Lamoignon-Malesherbes

      - disposé par Jean-Luc Nyon? Engraved medallion port. of the collector on title. 32, [468] pp. 8vo, modern half-calf & paste-paper boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: J.L. Nyon l'aîné, 1797. The sale catalogue of the vast library, especially rich in natural history, formed by one of the outstanding figures of 18th-century France. Lamoignon-Malesherbes (1721-94), born into one of the great legal families, was the son of Guillaume de Lamoignon, Chancellor of France, who entrusted his son with the control of the press which he exercised in the most liberal manner: Grimm asserted that without his assistance the Encyclopédie would probably never have been published. Malesherbes was an influential spokesman for freedom of the press, religious toleration, and tax reform. Having been twice minister of the "Maison du Roi," he retired to his country seat, but in 1792 volunteered to defend Louis XVI before the Convention. Accused of having defended the king and of other "acts of treason," Malesherbes was guillotined, after being forced to witness the execution of his entire family. This sale of 7413 lots reflect Malesherbes's intense interest in agronomy, botany, and natural history in general. Fine copy. Although the title page and last leaf promise an author's index, this was never published. From the library of A.R.A. Hobson with bookplate. ? D.S.B., IX, pp. 53-55. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions?1643-1830, 369. Guigard, II, pp. 281-82. Peignot, p. 111-"Il présente des collections considérable d'histoire naturelle et de voyages." Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 249-50-"A collection important for natural history.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        A Topographical Map of the County of Norfolk, Surveyed and Measured in the Years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794. By Thos. Donald, Thos. Milne and Assistants. Planned from a Scale of one Inch to one Statute Mile. The Executed and Published at the Expense of the Proprietor William Faden.

      William Faden, Geographer to His Majesty and to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales August, 1st, 1797., London, - Milne's large-scale survey of Norfolk Engraved map on six sheets, original hand-colour in outline, dissected and mounted on linen, inset plans of Kings Lynn, Great Yarmouth, and Swaffham, key to map lower left. William Faden was a prolific publisher of atlases, maps and plans who started his career working for Thomas Jefferys around 1770. Following the latter's death in 1771 he took over the business, which traded as Jeffery's and Faden until 1783, after which it traded under Faden's own name. The stock acquired from Jefferys was considerable, but it did not include a one inch to one mile of Norfolk; indeed the only large-scale surveys of the county up to this time were a number of maps published in the first half of the eighteenth century on a scale of 2/3 inch to one mile.Andrew Armstrong's son, Mostyn John, who had been involved with his father in the 1769 survey of Northumberland had moved to Norfolk a few years later. There he issued "Proposals" for large-scale maps of Norfolk, and Cambridgeshire, neither of which came to fruition. It was therefore left to William Faden to produce his own map as he had done with Hampshire and he again engaged the services of the surveyor of that map, Thomas Milne. The latter was joined by Thomas Donald who had worked for Jefferys on several surveys and would therefore be well known to Faden.The map took five years to complete and was the first survey of the county on this scale, finely engraved on six sheets. The work is superbly detailed and includes information upon towns, villages, hills and parks, gentleman?Äôs seats, churches and chapels, broads, farms and marshes, commons, heaths and woods, Roman camps, mills, great roads and cross-roads, rivers, drains and dykes. In 1797 Faden applied to the Society of Arts for an award fir the map but despite the competence of the survey and his high standing in the map world, the application proved unsuccessful. 1240 by 1840mm (48.75 by 72.5 inches). Rodger 321.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes.

      London, Printed for W. Strahan, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1797 New Edition. 12 volumes. Hardbacks. Size approx 8.5 x 5 inches. In full Marbled-Calf leather bindings; Red leather title labels, black leather numbered labels, and gilt decoration to spines. Top page edges olivine. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Rubbing to spines and some nicks/chips to ends of spines. Vol.1. has some dark rubbing to edge of spine and spine label is partly chipped. Bindings are nice & tight. Endpapers darkened. NEat inscription to top of title pg. vol.1. A couple of small marks and odd spot else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. The first fold out map has a small tear in the fore edge crease. Else a superb set. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two impressive engraved folding maps by T. KITCHIN. (Vols.1 & 3.) Dated 1780/81 respectively.

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        A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Mission to the French Republic, During the Years 1794, 5, & 6

      Philadelphia: Printed by Benj. Franklin Bache, 1797. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. [1], lxvi, 407 pages. Half title page present. Text recased in later brown leather binding. Five raised bands and gilt stamped title on spine. Marbled end sheets. Head of spine has a couple of small chips. Leather lightly rubbed on extremities. Small upper corner chip to the right front flyleaf. Book binder's ticket of the A. J. Krengel Co. Bookbinders Saint Paul Minnesota affixed on the rear paste down. Ex-Libris bookplate of Charles Donnelly on front paste down. Charles Donnelly was President of the Northern Pacific Railway in the early 1900's. Monroe's book is a defense of the criticisms of Monroe's French Diplomacy during the French Revolution. Howes M 727; Evans 3249; Sabin 50020.

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        Analytische Mechanik. Aus Dem Französischen mit einigen Anmerkungen und erläuternden Zusätzen von Fiedrich Wilhelm August Murhard.

      4, XX, 573 (1) Seiten, betitelter OPbd. der Zeit - Einbandkanten leicht best. sonst sehr guter Zustand - Seltene Originalausgabe von 1797 ! b77902

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        Kupferstich - Karte, aus La Perouse, "Mappe Monde ou carte réduite des parties connues du Globe pour servir au Voyage de La Perouse fait dans les Années 1785,86,87 et 88".

      - teilkol., 1797, 58,5 x 93,5 Der Titel unten mittig. Weltkarte mit Einzeichnung der Reiserouten von La Perouse. Mittig Australien.

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        Johann Friedrich Zöllner's, Königlich-Preußischen Ober-Consistorialraths und Probstes in Berlin, Reise durch Pommern nach der Insel Rügen und einem Theile des Herzogthums Mecklenburg, im Jahre 1795. In Briefen.

      Berlin, Maurer, 1797. - 1 Bl., 544 S., 4 gef. Bll., Frontispiz, 8°. Mit Kupfern (1) und Tabellen (3) sowie einem Frontispiz. Pp. d. Zt. mit goldgeprägten Rückenverzierungen und rotem Lederrückenschild. Kanten beschabt, Ecken bestoßen. Durchgängig etwas, der Kupferstich stärker braunfleckig, ansonsten sehr ordentliches Exemplar. Frontispiz von Daniel Berger, datiert 1797. "Stubbenkammer auf der Insel Rügen" (Kupferstich) nach Hackert gemalt von A. H. [recte: A. N.] Pollet (Pollett), gestochen von Daniel Berger, datiert 1797 - Abraham Nicolas Pollet (Pollett) wurde in Stralsund geboren und erlangte dort am 29.08.1789 als Maler das Bürgerrecht. Er signierte die in der Turmhalle zu St. Nikolai befindlichen Kopien nach Gemälden von J. H. Tischbein für den Hauptaltar von St. Jakobi. Er starb ebd. am 4. Mai 1801 im Alter von 41 Jahren. Im Thieme/Becker wird er als A. N. Pollet junior mit früheren Werken erwähnt. Sein Sohn Wilhelm Abraham war ebenfalls Maler und ist in Stralsund geboren und gestorben.

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        The Works of the Right Reverend Thomas Newton, D.D. Late, Lord Bishop of Bristol, and Dean of St. Pauls, London: with some Account of his Life and Anecdotes of feveral of his Friends. Written by Himself in six Volumes. 6 Bände

      John, Francis and Charles Rivington, London, 1797. XI/406/IV/226/194/XIV/388/XVI/410/XVI/383/XXII/515 S., original Leder-Einbände mit Rücken- und Kantenvergoldung sowie je 2 aufgezogenen Ledertiteln (Name auf Vorsatz/etwas fleckig/gering bestoßen/ein Einbanddeckel berieben) - Einheitliche gut erhaltene Ausgabe -

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        Biographie des Königl. Preuß. Geheimkriegsraths zu Königsberg, ... zum Theil von ihm selbst verfaßt. Aus Schlichtegrolls Nekrolog besonders abgedruckt.

      8. 478 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit reicher Rückengoldpräg. In gutem Zustand EA. W.-G. 34 Goed. IV/I, 687 - Beigebunden: Ders. Beytrag über Verbrechen und Strafen. Verfasser der Lebensläufe in aufsteigender Linie. Zweyte unveränd. Aufl. Königsberg, Nicolovius 1797. 134 S. - Theodor Gottlieb Hippel (1741-1796), deutscher Staatsmann, Schriftsteller und Sozialkritiker war Mitglied der preußischen Landrechtskommission, Stadtrat, Oberbürgermeister und schließlich Stadtpräsident von Königsberg und Freund Immanuel Kants.

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        Große außerordentliche Vorstellung in der Menagerie der Catharina S. van Aken. Die Unterzeichnete hat die Ehre einem hohen Adel und einem geehrten Publicum ... München ergebenst anzuzeigen ,,,, eine große Vorstellung Statt finden wird, bey welcher die vorzüglichste Dressur aller zahmen friedlichen Thiere sowohl, als die Zähmungs-Production der sämmtlichen Raubthiere, gezeigt, und sodann die interessante Thier-Fütterung vorgenommen wird.

      Plakat mit großer Lithographie (25,3 x 37 cm) und typographischem Text. Blattgr.: 55 x 40,5 cm. Das außerordentliche Plakat führt 4 Veranstaltungspunkte auf, mit tls. längeren Beschreibungen: 1) Wird man zu den großen Löwen in den Käfig gehen. 2) findet die Vorstellung der beyspiellosen Zähmung des Eisbären Statt. 3) wird man die gewiß höchst bewunderungswürdige Abrichtung der gefleckten Hyäne zeigen. 4) Vor der Production werden auch die Känguruhs, das Zebra der Dauw und die Strauße vorgeführet werden. - Die Lithographie zeigt einen feinen Herrn (wohl Herman van Aken)in trauter Gesellschaft mit Eisbär, Löwe und Hyäne. - Vorstellung durch die Witwe des berühmten Menageriebesitzers Hermann von Aken (1797-1834) die geborene Katharina Sidonia Freiin Dubsky von Wittenau war die Tochter eines Wiener Wachsfigurenkabinetts-Besitzers. Nach dem frühen Tod ihres Gatten führte sie die Menagerie noch einige Jahre weiter und heiratete dann den Österreicher Johann Colloredo-Saalfeld, einen kaiserlichen Hofrat und Gesandten. - Gering fleckig. Mit kleiner Hinterlegung. Mit rotem Stempel "KPD" (Königliche Polizei Direction).

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        Meine zweite Weltreise. - 4 Teile in 2 Bänden - 1.Theil: London. Das Cap der guten Hoffnung. Singapore. Borneo. Java. 2.Band: Sumatra. Java. Celebes. Die Molukken. 3.Theil: Kalifornien. Peru. Ecuador. 4.Theil: Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika.

      x, 222, 280, 207, 192 Seiten mit 4 Titelbilder, 8, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, Einband etwas berieben und angestaubt, Exlibris am Vorsatz, etwas stockfleckig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Die Wienerin Ida Pfeiffer (1797 - 1858) war eine der ersten Frauen, die alleine Weltreisen unternahm. Mit bescheidenen Geldmitteln unternahm sie in den Jahren 1842-58 fünf große Reisen. Vorliegend der Bericht ihrer zweiten Weltreise unternommen in den Jahren 1851-55 (mit Stationen Kap der Guten Hoffnung, Singapur, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Celebes, die Molukken, Kalifornien, Peru, Ekuador und schließlich die Vereinigten Staaten ). "Die Bücher, die I. Pfeiffer über diese Reisen publ. begeisterten und belehrten durch treffsichere und fesselnde darstellung ein ungewöhnlich großes Publikum" (ÖBL). "Als Naturaliensammlerin hat sie Entomologie und Konchyliologie durch mehrere neue Arten bereichern können" (Henze IV, 94).

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        Goethes sämtliche Werke. Jubiläums-Ausgabe in 40 Bänden.

      20,5 cm,40 Bände ca. 16.000 Seiten, braunes Leder mit Lederecken, rundum marmorierter Schnitt, antiquarisch gut erhalten, Seiten alters- sowie papierbedingt gebräunt, Buchrücken teilweise ausgebleicht u. leicht fleckig, goldgeprägter Rückentitel sowie Goldverzierung (Krone, Löwe untertitelt mit MDCLX), mit Lesebändchen,Bd.1: Gedichte. Teil 1. Bd.2: Gedichte. Teil 2. Bd.3: Gedichte. Teil 3. Bd.4: Gedichte. Teil 4. Bd.5: West-östlicher Diwan. Bd.6: Reinecke Fuchs. Hermann und Dorothea. Achilleis. Bd.7: Jugenddramen. Farcen und Satieren. Bd.8: Singspiele. Bd.9: Zeitdramen. Gelegenheitsdichtungen. Bd.10: Götz von Berlichingen. Bd.11: Dramen in Prosa. Bd.12: Iphigenie auf Tauris. Torquato Tasso. Die natürliche Tochter. Bd.13: Faust. Teil 1. Bd.14: Faust. Teil 2. Bd.15: Dramatische Fragmente und Übersetzungen. Bd.16: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers. Kleine Erzählungen. Bd.17: Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Teil 1. Bd.18: Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Teil 2. Bd.19: Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Teil 1. Bd.20: Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Teil 2. Bd.21: Die Wahlverwandschaften. Bd.22: Dichtung und Wahrheit. Teil1. Bd.23: Dichtung und Wahrheit. Teil 2. Bd.24: Dichtung und Wahrheit. Teil 3. Bd.25: Dichtung und Wahrheit. Teil 4 + Anhang. Bd.26: Italienische Reise. Teil 1. Bd.27: Italienische Reise. Teil 2. Bd.28: Kampagne in Frankreich. Belagerung von Mainz. Bd.29: Aus einer Reise in die Schweiz 1797. Am Rhein, Main und Neckar 1814 und 1815. Bd.30: Annalen. Bd.31: Benvenuto Cellini. Teil 1. Bd.32: Benvenuto Cellini. Teil 2 + Anhang. Bd.33: Schriften zur Kunst. Teil 1. Bd.34: Schriften zur Kunst. Teil 2. Bd.35: Schriften zur Kunst. Teil 3. Bd.36: Schriften zur Literatur. Teil 1. Bd.37: Schriften zur Literatur. Teil 2. Bd.38: Schriften zur Literatur. Teil 3. Bd.39: Schriften zur Naturwissenschaft. Teil 1. Bd.40: Schriften zur Naturwissenschaft. Teil 2. K6533

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        AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES ON THE TRIAL AT THE VENDOME as well as diverse items relating to the trial of Gracchus Babeuf, Jean-Baptiste Drouet, and others.

      Paris: various publishers, ca 1797. Volumes 1-6 are 8vo and bound in brown half calf and marble boards. Some of the volumes have moderate foxing, the title page of volume 1 has been rebacked without loss: Volumes 1-3: DEBATS DU PROCES instruit par la Haute-Cour de Justice, contre Drouet, Bab?uf, et autres; recueillis par des sténographes. Paris, Imprimerie nationale, s.d. [1797]. 472 pp., 514 pp., 631pp. . [Daline, Saitta, Soboul, 55]. Vol. 4 BAILLY (Nicolas). Discours des accusateurs nationaux pres la Haute-Cour de Justice, Prononcé par le citoyen Bailly, l'un d'eux, A la suite du débat, dans l'affaire du Représentant du peuple Drouet, de Babeuf et autres, accusés de conspiration contre la sûreté intérieure de la République. Vendôme, Imprimerie de la Haute-Cour, an V. 256 pp.-jii pp.-(1)p. non chiffrée-(1)f. errata. This is an essential part of the lawsuit published before the judgement of the High Court. It was included, also, in the volume of the bebate. Martin & Walter I, 1126. Vol. 5-6 HAUTE-COUR DE JUSTICE. COPIE DES PIÈCES saisies dans le local que Bab?uf occupait lors de son arrestation. - Suite de la copie des pièces... Paris, Imprimerie nationale, nivôse an V (1797). 334 pp. [This is one of the fundamental documents of the history of "The Conspiracy of Equals." Indeed, the volume 5 (pp. 159-163) contains the first known printing of the famous "Manifesto of the Equals" that was not reprinted until 1828 when it was published by Buinarotti in his "Conspirqacy of Equals" who formally attributes it to Slvain Marechal. Moreover, it is upon the documents in this work that the court supported its charge that lead to the death penalty. [Daline, Saitta, Soboul, 51]. The final volume is uncut and bound in contemporary wraps: RESUME DE PRESIDENT DE LA HAUTE-COUR DE JUSTICE, a la suite du debat, dans l'affaire du representant de peuple Drouet, de Baboeuf et autres, accuses de conspiration contre la surete interieure de la Republic. Seances des 2, 3, et 4 prairial. (Ans V, 12 Mai, 1796). All of this material is very scarce. OCLC shows just one location of our first 6 volumes (GUA). French political agitator and revolutionary, Francois Noel (Gracchus) Babeuf (1760-1797) led the so called "Conspiracy of Equals" against the French Directory. The plot was denounced by the traitor Grisel and a wave of arrests were made on May 10, 1796. There were 65 defendants, including 5 women. A High Court of Justice was held in Vendome in October of 1796. Babeuf and Darthe were executed. As noted by the Britannica:"Babeuf ... published the first number of his "Journal du Liberte de la presses, the title which was altered on the fifth of October to "La Tribune du People." The execution of Robespierre on the 28th of July had ended the Terror, and Babeuf ... defended the men of Thermidor and attacked the fallen terrorists with his Saul violence. But he also attacked from the point of view of his own socialistic theories, the outcome of the Revolution ...this had few supporters ... and in October, Babeuf was arrested and sent to prison in Arras. Here he came under the influence of ... Lebois, editor of the "Journal de l"Egalite" afterwards the "Ami Du Peuple", papers which continued on in the tradition of Marat. He emerged from prison ... convinced that his Utopia ... could only be realized through the restoration of the Constitution of 1793. [The economic problems increased and] "the universal misery gave point to the violent attacks of Babeuf on the existing order ... He gathered around him a small circle of his immediate followers known as the "Societe de Eqaux", soon merged with the rump of the Jacobins." The trial lasted three months. Babeuf and Darthe were executed and a number of others exiled. "Historically his importance lies in the fact that he was the first to propound socialism as a practical policy, and the father of the movements which played so conspicuous a part in the revolutions of 1848 and 1871."

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        Waldlichtung am Hang.

      - Aquarell, über leichter Bleistiftskizze, auf festem Papier, rechts unten datiert „10/2/68". 35,5:24,4 cm. Feines und duftiges Aquarell, das sich motivisch und stilistisch stark an vergleichbaren Arbeiten seines Vaters Ernst Ferdinand Oehme (1797-1855) orientiert. Ernst Erwin Oehme war Schüler seines Vaters und A. L. Richters (1803-1884). Er unternahm Reisen durch Deutschland, Frankreich und England. Seit 1864 war er Ehrenmitglied der Dresdener Akademie.

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        Théorie de la Terre.Seconde Édition, corrigée, et augmentée d'une Minéralogie

      - Finely engraved frontis. port. of the author & eight folding engraved plates. Five vols. 8vo, fine cont. mottled calf (a few minor defects), flat spines gilt, red morocco lettering pieces on spines. Paris: Maradan, 1797. Second edition, corrected, and enlarged. This edition expands the sections on mineralogy and petrology from two volumes to four. First published in 1795, this is the author's chief work, which enjoyed considerable popularity among his contemporaries; it was founded for the most part on Werner's teachings. "Taking a broad cosmogonical view of creation, Lamétherie regarded the major features of the earth as the result of the combined action of crystallization, moving water, and shifts in the planetary-motion characteristics of the earth."-D.S.B., VII, p. 604. La Métherie (1743-1817), was chief editor of the famous Journal de Physique from 1785 until the year of his death. He wrote a number of important works on mineralogy and was a friend to many of the leading scientists of his time, especially Cuvier. A lovely set. ? Schuh, Mineralogy & Crystallography: A Biobibliography, 1469 to 1920, 1318-"Very scarce." Zittel, pp. 77-78. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Letter Signed

      1797 - NAPOLEON. Letter signed ("Bonaparte"). Milan, August 11, 1797. Folio, single sheet of Napoleon's pictorial engraved letterhead, folded in half, measuring 9-1/2 by 14-1/2 inches; pp. 2. $8500.Letter signed by Napoleon, written in a secretarial hand on the vignette-engraved stationary of General Napoleon Bonaparte's Army of Italy, boldly signed "Bonaparte" by Napoleon. A fine piece on Napoleon's beautifully engraved stationery.The document, written entirely in French, dated August 11, 1797, and sent to General Baraguey d'Hilliers, concerns the Napoleonic Wars' Northern Italian and island campaigns. Having conquered Venice in May, Napoleon here writes to d'Hilliers, the new French governor of that city, instructing him to communicate to the leaders there the current position of General Gentili in Corfu. He also asks d'Hilliers to inform them that Admiral Brueys has furnished his ships with experienced officers in order to retake Dalmatia. Napoleon expresses his wishes regarding the new Cisalpine Republic, which he had established in Northern Italy. He closes by reminding Governor d'Hilliers to be strong and to encourage his officers. The letter is boldly signed "Bonaparte" in Napoleon's own hand. This scarce version of his signature, "Bonaparte," was used by Napoleon only between 1796 and 1804; he changed it in 1796 from the Italian spelling "Buonaparte," when he became head of the Army of Italy, in recognition of his position as head of the French army conquering Italy, and after he was crowned Emperor, he signed his name "Napoleon." Document in French. Signature exceptional. About-fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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