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        Ueber georgianische Litteratur.

      Wien, Johann Thomas von Trattner, 1798. - 8vo. 286 pp. With an engraved, folding plate of alphabet specimens. Contemporary marbled boards with printed spine label. First edition. - A discussion of manuscripts and printed books in the Georgian language (kartuli ena), today the official language of Georgia at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Pages 165-257 contain a bibliography of all published works by the author, the Silesian ex-Jesuit and classicist Alter (1749-1804). - Old library label to spine. A clean, well-preserved copy. Giese 2233. Wurzbach I, 16f. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798.

      2 Bände. Mit 8 colorierten Aquatinta-Tafeln sowie 9 (davon 3 color.) gefalteten gestochenen Karten. Complete Set. - Barrow gibt eine ausgezeichnete Beschreibung von Fauna, Flora, Geologie, Mineralogie, etc. Er "gab als erster eine vollständige Beschreibung der Kap-Kolonie, deren Umfang man auch durch ihn erst kennenlernte. Die Vollendung der nördlichen Grenzlinie war eine der Hauptaufgaben seiner Reisen gewesen. Seine auf eigenen Beobachtungen fußende Karte leitete eine Wende in der karthographischen Darstellung Süd-Afrikas ein... Sie war die erste gedruckte Karte, die das zentrale Kapland in den Grundzügen richtig wiedergab" (Henze I, 173. - 010

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Torsten Skubski]
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        Memorial ajustado, hecho [.] entre Don Josef Zapata Lerma Gallo y Avellaneda [.] Don Josef Jalon y Guzman [.] Don Pedro Celestino Zorilla [.] Don Joaquin Gallo Martin [.] Don Gregorio de mayorga y Gallo [.] y Doña Casimira Conde de Vega [.]

      en la imprenta de D. Fermin Taddeo Villalpando ., [Madrid] 1798 - Folio, 248 pages (i.e. fols. [2] 122), + large fold-out family tree (c.65 x c.99 cms), for which see description below. Mends and discolouration to fold-out at hinge, light browning, slight dustiness, a good copy in contemporary mottled wrappers, slightly rumpled and torn; note on front cover "58" (crossed out), "No. 101", and "Del Mayorazgo de los Gallos". Unlocated submission in a law suit involving succession to five mayorazgos (estates, entailed to prevent fragmentation) dating from between 1506 and 1599, following the death of their last possessor, Doña Maria Francisca Gallo, Marquesa de Fuentepelayo, in 1784. The large illustrative family tree has 137 names in boxes, and more are added to the diagram in manuscript. Some of the lines between the boxes are added in ink, and if one looks closely one sees that the diagram has been worked over in pencil, with a line drawn alongside a couple of names. The diagram was key evidence or narrative in a (clearly) very complicated family dispute, and shows graphically quite how entangled an inheritance issue can become, if extended for 200 to 300 years! Not in CCPB. Not in OCLC. (01/18). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leo Cadogan Rare Books Ltd., ABA, ILAB]
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        Walther der Deutsche. Biographie eines berüchtigten Niedersachsens, welcher Dieb, Räuber, gebrandmarkter und geächteter Verbrecher, und doch ein redlicher Mann war. Aus dem jetztlaufenden Säculum ausgehoben und herausgegeben.

      im Bohnschen Verlage, Holzminden 1798 - VIII, 125 S. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit. Laut Goedeke und Kosch einzige literarische Veröffentlichung des Hauslehrers und evangelischen Pfarrers Carl Busse (1772-1829). Das Titelblatt mit kleinem altem Namenszug und der Einband etwas berieben. Die ersten Seiten am unteren Rand zudem mit winzigem Wurmgang, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein gutes, ordentliches Exemplar der seltenen Räubergeschichte. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798.

      2 Bände. Mit 8 colorierten Aquatinta-Tafeln sowie 9 (davon 3 color.) gefalteten gestochenen Karten. Complete Set. - Barrow gibt eine ausgezeichnete Beschreibung von Fauna, Flora, Geologie, Mineralogie, etc. Er "gab als erster eine vollständige Beschreibung der Kap-Kolonie, deren Umfang man auch durch ihn erst kennenlernte. Die Vollendung der nördlichen Grenzlinie war eine der Hauptaufgaben seiner Reisen gewesen. Seine auf eigenen Beobachtungen fußende Karte leitete eine Wende in der karthographischen Darstellung Süd-Afrikas ein... Sie war die erste gedruckte Karte, die das zentrale Kapland in den Grundzügen richtig wiedergab" (Henze I, 173. - 010

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        Sermons Preached to Parochial Congregations, by the Late Reverend Richard Southgate, with a Biographical Preface, by George Gaskin, in Two Vol

      BiblioBazaar - Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. Complete 2 volume set. First edition. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Extremely rare first printing London 1798 in Two Volumes Hardcovers. 395pp / 412pp. Rebound in sturdy library style green buckram. A very attractive set and the only first edition set online 2/2018. A great late 18th Century English theology work. Secure packaging for safe delivery. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage de l'Ambassade de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales hollandaises vers l'Empereur de la Chine en 1784 et 1795,

      P. et Strasbourg, Ganery et Levrault, An 6 de la République (1798), - 2 volumes in-8 de XXXII-351 pp. et 285 pp., reliures plein veau de l'époque, dos lisses richement ornés de fers dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison. Seconde édition après celle publiée à Philadelphie un an plus tôt, également en français grace à la traduction de Moreau de Saint-Méry qui sera bientôt rappelé en France par Napoléon. In fine, notes et explications pour servir à l'intelligence de plusieurs mots chinois, et notice des objets qui composent la collection de dessins chinois de l'auteur. Tête du mors supérieur du premier volume fendillé, un petit travail de vers au premier plat de chaque volume (sans atteinte au texte), coiffe du volume 1 élimé. Une tâche d'encre en pied de la page 49 du premier volume, avec décharge sur le feuillet suivant. Cordier 2350. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF BALTIMORE. GENTLEMEN.

      Printed by Yundt and Brown, No. 12, South Gay-Street, Baltimore 1798 - Broadside. 7-7/8" x 20". Printed in three columns. Lightly toned. Light foxing. Very Good. Matted. When this broadside was published Smith was a U.S. Congressman from Maryland. A resident of Baltimore, he had served with distinction in the Revolution and had commanded Maryland's troops during the Whisky Rebellion. Afterwards, as a Jeffersonian he was elected United States Senator from Maryland for two terms and was later returned as a Congressman. Despite his unimpeachable record Smith ran into trouble with his Maryland rivals, recorded in this broadside. According to various sources, Smith "told the president at his own table" that our envoys should pay the bribe demanded by Talleyrand and his French companions. "The president answered, that he would not give the value of the duty on a pound of tea! for the PRINCIPLE was everything with us. The president instantly, with additional emphasis, observed to him, Sir, if that be your serious opinion, you cannot be an American, a republican or a virtuous man." Smith claims-- rather weakly, unfortunately-- that he was just joking. Bristol B10554. Shipton & Mooney 48643. ESTC W5666 [1- NYPL]. Not at the online site of AAS; OCLC records only facsimiles as of October 2017.

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        NEUESTE UND VOLLSTÄNDIGSTE POSTKARTE VON GANZ DEUTSCHLAND NIEDERLANDEN SCHWEIZ POHLEN UNGARN UND DEN ANGRÄNZENDEN THEILEN UND DEN FRANCHREICHS U. ITALIEN (original map)

      Artaria et Compagnie, 1798. (Codice AN/2533) Original hand-coloured, copper engraved map mounted on canvas, cm 101x64,5. Few brown specks otherwise mint conditions (see photograph) Euro 420.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        ESTATUTOS DO SEMINARIO EPISCOPAL DE N. SENHORA DA GRASA DA CIDADE DE OLINDA DE PARNAMBUCO

      - ORDENADOS POR D. JOZÉ JOAQUIM DA CUNHA DE AZEREDO COUTINHO, XII. BISPO DE PARNAMBUCO DO CONSELHO DE S. MAGESTADE FIDELISSIMA, FUNDADOR DO MESMO SEMINARIO. LISBOA. 1798. NA TYPOGRAFIA DA ACAD. R. DAS CIENCIAS. Com licença da Meza do Dezembargo do Paso. In 4º de 19,6x14,2 cm. com [viii], 109, [iii] págs. Brochado sem capas. Adornado com xilogravura das armas reais portuguesas na folha de rosto. Impressão muito nítida sobre papel de linho muito alvo e encorpado. Exemplar com pequeno furo de traça junto ao festo na parte superior das páginas. As páginas preliminares contêm licença da Mesa do Desembargo do Paço e índice das partes e capítulos. De página 105 a 109 contém a Real Carta da Rainha D. Maria I fazendo perpétua doação do Colégio de Olinda à S. Igreja Catedral de Pernambuco para Seminário Episcopal, acompanhada de documentos anexos e dos registos datados de 1796. As páginas sem numeração incluem as erratas. Livro muito raro e de grande importância para o estudo do sistema de ensino no Brasil, nos alvores do mundo moderno. Inocêncio IV, 385. Borba de Morais Bibli. Bras. 229-230. Regista apenas 3 folhas preliminares ou seja 6 páginas. «O Seminário fundado por Azeredo Coutinho foi considerado por Oliveira Lima como o ?melhor colégio do Brasil? A obra influenciou profundamente alguns de seus alunos, que participariam mais tarde no movimento liberal pernambucano ocorrido no início do século XIX. [Seguiu] . a filosofia do Iluminismo e novos métodos educacionais que emanavam da Universidade de Coimbra.» Language: Português / Portuguese Location/localizacao: SACO MISER

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        The Life of Catharine II Empress of Russia

      Longman, London 1798 - 2 vols. 2 plates & large folding map of Russian empire. Fine contemporary full tree calf. A fine example of early binding of this scarce work [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Diccionario elemental de farmacia, ó Aplicaciones de los fundamentos de la química moderna. Tomo I y II

      Imprenta Real. 1798 - Medicina.(61) Imprenta Real. Madrid. 1798. 20 cm. 2 tomos en 1 volúmen. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal en plena piel con dorados. Farmacia. Diccionarios. Botánica. Medicina. Obras anteriores a 1800. Fitoquímica. Maré, Cipriano. fl. 1787-1814. grab. Imprenta Real (Madrid) . Cubierta deslucida. LO142 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POLDARK Historical Fiction Series by Winston Graham PAPERBACK Collection 7-12

      The Angry Tide: 1798-1799The Stranger from the Sea: 1810The Miller's Dance: 1812The Loving Cup: 1813-1815The Twisted Sword: 1815Bella Poldark: 1818 . New.

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        WEILHEIM., Gesamtansicht von Nordosten als Kopf einer Handwerkskundschaft, rechts das ehemalige Franziskanerkloster, links der Friedhof 'Am Betberg'. Im Hintergrund Rottenbuch, Polling und der Hohe Peissenberg.

      Kupferstich von Scherer nach Lucas Troger bei J. Dietl, dat 1798, 17 x 35 cm (Ansicht), 32 x 36,5 cm (Kundschaft). Stopp D 488. - Topographisch genaue Ansicht der Stadt, die einzige Handwerkskundschaft von Weilheim. Am oberen Rand der Ansicht das Wappen des Herzogtums Bayern, am unteren das Stadtwappen. - Nicht ausgefüllte, tadellos erhaltene Kundschaft von großer Seltenheit. BAYERN, Handwerkskundschaft, Oberbayern

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        Les mystères d'Udolphe

      Maradan 1798 - A Paris chez Maradan, 1798. Six tomes en six volumes. Reliures d’époque. Faux titre, titre, 215 pp., 217 pp, 207 pp,199 pp, 192 pp, 210 pp. Six frontispices. Première édition illustrée (in-16). Les Mystères d’Udolphe (1794) est le premier des deux chefs d’oeuvres d’Anne Radcliffe, et son quatrième roman. Il reçut des critiques extrêmement élogieuses, malgré quelques réserves sur ses longueurs, son auteur étant même désignée comme égale de Shakespeare dans le domaine de l’horreur par la Critical Review . Voir M. Lévy (Le roman “gothique” anglais 1764-1824), qui écrit aussi au sujet du “fantastique expliqué” de Radcliffe, qui lui a souvent été reproché: Le fantastique radcliffien a moins pour source l’intrusion, réelle ou supposée, de l’insolite dans le quotidien, que le climat d’angoissant mystère qui pèse sur les personnages et leurs gestes, et que ne détruisent pas les peu convaincantes “explications” finales.les commentaires sur les spectres sont bien plus importants que leur apparition effective. M. Lévy écrivait aussi à propos de l’oeuvre de cet écrivain: "la société anglaise par la voix de ses représentants les plus autorisés ( ) non seulement goûta, mais prit au sérieux, les productions d’une romancière qu’il est trop facile, aujourd’hui, de caricaturer (.) Le “roman gothique’ ne sera plus le même après le rapide passage de cette jeune femme sur la scène littéraire. La longue cohorte de ses imitateurs.ne sut capter qu’un pâle reflet de ce qui fait le charme profond de ses romans. En s’arrêtant aux procédés, ils s’aveuglaient sur la vraie nature de son art. Le meilleur moyen de trancher est de lire Anne Radcliffe." Menus défauts aux reliures, l’intérieur de chaque tome est bien conservé. Une mouillure en haut des pages des tomes 2 à 6 ainsi qu’en bas de pages des tomes 3 et 4. Mais l’exemplaire est tout à fait satisfaisant et agréable (et il a le mérite d’être relié en six volumes séparés). hauteur des feuillets: 12,7 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A new dictionary of the spanish and english languages in four volumes..

      Madrid: Printed in the King's Press by Pedro Julian Pereyra, Printer to His Cath. Maj., 1798. Two of four volumes only, i.e. Spanish-English A-Z. [16], 956, 1097, [3]; [6], 1097pp, [3]. Terminal two leaves of Vol. II duplicated at the end of Vol. I. Parallel English and Spanish title-pages. Contemporary speckled sheep, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities worn, surface loss to boards. Marbled endpapers, book-labels and armorial bookplates of Viscount Exmouth to both FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of Ed. Pellew to verso of both English title-pages, short closed tear to text of leaf Gg2, Vol. I - without loss of sense, very slight marginal loss to leaves Q1, T7, Vol. II, occasional browning. The first two volumes only of this authoritative Spanish and English dictionary published in Madrid by the printer to Charles IV - and as such the first Spanish and English bilingual dictionary to be printed and published in Spain. The compilers, Irish Dominican friar Thomas Connelly and Carmelite friar Thomas Higgins, achieved their Herculean effort through combining Johnson's Dictionary with Diccionario de Autoridades of the Spanish Academy. It is tempting to imagine that Pellew made use of this copy during his many years of conflict against the forces of Spain. Edward Pellew (1757-1833), celebrated British naval officer who saw service during the American Wars of Independence, French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. As the Captain of the HMS Nymphe, Pellew was responsible for the capture of the first French frigate of the American Revolutionary War at the action of 18th June 1793, and with it the signal codes of the enemy fleet. As the instigator of one of the most celebrated and significant victories of the British Navy during the late eighteenth-century, Pellew was knighted by King George III. By the following year he risen to the rank of Commodore of the Western Frigate Section, and taken command of the ship in which he was to secure numerous prizes and later be immortalised in fiction by C.S. Forester in the Hornblower novels; HMS Indefatigable. Promoted Rear-Admiral in 1804, he took command of the East Indies Section, and of the Mediterranean Fleet during 1811-14/1815-16. His final notable action was in 1816, when his successful bombardment of Algiers secured the freedom of 1,200 Christian slaves imprisoned by the Berbers, marked on 10th December by his creation as 1st Viscount Exmouth. . First edition. Quarto.

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        Bibel, Biblica Germancia Hrsg von Battier und Gernler (Pfarrer in Basel)

      Die Gantze Heilige Schrift, Alten und Neuen Testaments, Verteutschet durch Doct. Martin Luther. (Hrsg. von Friedrich Battier und Theodor Gernler, beide Pfarrer in Basel, Bearbeitung der Luther Bibel) Basel, Neue (2.) Auflage 1798. Großformatige Illustrationen/Schnitte: Arche Noah, Turm zu Babel Bundeslade, Götze Moloch, Hohepriester ins seinem Schmuck, den gemeinen Priester in seiner Kleidung, Salomons Tempel , einen Pharisäer und Kultgegenstände. Anjetzo über die alten Summarien Concordanzen Zeit-Lehrhistorien, Namensregister, Auslegungen, Unterscheidungen der Haupt- und Machtsprüchen durch eine besondere Schrift. wg. einiger handschriftlicher Anmerkungen vermutlich Kirchenbibel. Einband Holz mit Leder, 2 Schließbänder, zahlreiche Blätter gelöst, Stockflecken und anderes, Ränder z.T. zerfetzt, Spuren eines beseitigten Holzwurms. Privat ohne Gewährleistung. VB 750 EUR

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        Horatio Nelson

      c. 1798-1801. Engraved Portrait titled “Baron Nelson of the Nile, / and of Burnham Thorpe, in the / County of Norfolk, K.B. / From the Original Picture in the / Possession of Lady Nelson .” Nelson’s coat of arms given to him by King George III in 1798, with the motto “Faith and Work” is beneath the engraving, separating the above three lines. Captioned “Painted by L.F. Abbott – Engraved by W. Barnard.” Image measures 13.75” x 17.5”, 14.5” x 20.5” overall. Minor flaws at perimeter. Mounted to 18.25” x 24.5”. Fine condition.<br /><br />After defeating the French in the Battle of the Nile, August 1-3, 1798, Horatio Nelson was raised to the Peerage of Great Britain as Baron Nelson of the Nile, and of Burnham Thorpe in the County of Norfolk. After the Act of Union in 1801, the Peerage of the United Kingdom replaced the Peerage of Great Britain and on August 18, 1801, he was raised to the Peerage of the United Kingdom as Baron Nelson, of the Nile and of Hillborough in the County of Norfolk.<br />

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        Les veillées de Cayenne, par un déporté

      Chez tous les marchands de nouveautés de l'Imprimerie de Jacques Cot, Prairial. - An VI, A Paris 1798 - First edition. In contemporary blue paper. (5), II-III, (2), 2-148 p. Although Sabin describes Les veillées de Cayenne as a "large collection of proclamations, laws, and orders issued at Cayenne, between 1790-1797" in fact it is a collection of Francesco Soave's moral tales (originally published in "Novelle Morali"; Milano: Presso Gaetano Motta, 1782) and translated from Italian by Pierre Auguste Marie Miger (1771-1837). Scarce, WorldCat locates only 4 copies worldwide, only one in the US (NYPL). Sabin 11626. Foxing throughout, water-stains occasionally. Wormholes throughout with no effect to text. Overall in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Operatical Reform; or la Dance a l'Eveque. Hand-colored satirical engraving by James Gillray (1756-1815)

      [London]: H. Humphrey, 1798. Copies held at the New York Public Library, the Beinecke, and the National Portrait Gallery of London. Didelot was a celebrated dancer on the London stage from 1791 to 1801. She, along with her husband, the dancer and choreographer Charles-Louis Didelot (1767-1837), performed in many of the foremost ballets of the day.. Image size 262 x 364 mm., sheet size 268 x 394 mm. Three versions of Didelot appear on the stage, each holding a different balletic pose and together holding a garland of roses; the two at left with dress including transparent blouse, the one at right turned away from the audience with exposed rear view. With printed text to foot: 'Tis hard for such new fangled orthodox rules, That our Opera-Troop, should be blam'd, Since like our first parents, they only, poor fools, Danc'd Naked, & were not asham'd! - Morning Herald." "448" printed at upper right corner; verso with additional satiricatl engravings suggesting that this may have been a printer's proof.

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        Parmentier, un ami dévoué et généreux.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 2 In-4 10/04/1798 Datée du 21 germinal an 6. Adresse au dos. quelques rousseurs Dans cette Lettre, Parmentier s'occupe d'un ami convalescent, qui revient à Paris. "Ma soeur vous remplacera auprès de lui pour les soins que sa convalescence exigera ; ici il verra quel logement vous pourrez louer ; dans deux mois il y en aura un vaquant dans ma maison et je pourrai le prendre et lui céder le mien trop haut pour ma soeur qui souffre de la poitrine quand il s'agit de monter un escalier. J'imagine donc qu'une fois instruit des localités, il sera à portée de vous recevoir avec la famille sans embarras et sans dépense ; car je lui offre un coin chez moi et l'ordinaire du Républicain est bien peu de choses relativement à ce que je voudrais faire [.]". Agronome et pharmacien, promoteur de la pomme de terre. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Operatical Reform; or la Dance a l'Eveque. Hand-colored satirical engraving by James Gillray (1756-1815)

      H. Humphrey, [London] 1798 - Image size 262 x 364 mm., sheet size 268 x 394 mm. Three versions of Didelot appear on the stage, each holding a different balletic pose and together holding a garland of roses; the two at left with dress including transparent blouse, the one at right turned away from the audience with exposed rear view.With printed text to foot: 'Tis hard for such new fangled orthodox rules, That our Opera-Troop, should be blam'd, Since like our first parents, they only, poor fools, Danc'd Naked, & were not asham'd! - Morning Herald." "448" printed at upper right corner; verso with additional satiricatl engravings suggesting that this may have been a printer's proof. Copies held at the New York Public Library, the Beinecke, and the National Portrait Gallery of London. Didelot was a celebrated dancer on the London stage from 1791 to 1801. She, along with her husband, the dancer and choreographer Charles-Louis Didelot (1767-1837), performed in many of the foremost ballets of the day. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pharmacopoea rossica.

      typis imperialis collegii medici, MDCCIIC 1798 - Early Russian medicine. 3rd ed. 286 p. Worn, degraded cover. Bound in calf over worn contemporary boards. Old ink notations on end sheets. Lacking front end sheet. Early signature of on title page and H.M. Lelbermann (rear end sheet). Bottom corner stained. Stamp on title. First published in 1778, 2nd in 1782. This was the first Russian pharmacopoeia. Russian and Latin. "Russia was among the first countries to compile pharmacopoeia. In 1778 the Russian Academy of Science at St. Petersburg had published a pharmacopoea rossica. Each entry is written chiefly in Latin but does give the Russian name of the botanical simple or preparation" - Heirs of Hippocrates 1590. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Document signed by Napoleon Bonaparte

      Paris, France: Not published, 1798. Book. Near fine condition. Unbound. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Folio. Document circa 1798 signed in full "Bonaparte" with a few additional words written by Bonaparte. Full page document, legal folio trimmed to 11 1/4" x 8 5/8" containing roughly 250 words in length. Regarding the Commission du Mobiler National in Cairo. Additionally signed by two administrators, including Italian Minister Count Pagliano and Magallon the French Consul-General of Cairo. Includes a period hand-colored engraving of Napoleon. Framed ensemble; document mounted on matting and does not appear to have docketing on the back. Following Bonaparte's departure from the Egyptian Campaign in August of 1799, and immediately after the November 9th seizure of power and dispersement of the legislative councils, he became First or Premier Consul at the end of 1799 until 1804, after which he became Emperor of France..

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        Relation de l'entrée du Roi et de la reine de Sardaigne à Thonon en 1824.

      - 23 lettres autographes signées 65 In-4 1798-1828 Adresses et marques postales au dos. bon Très intéressante correspondance d'un notable de Thonon, André Charles, à son fils, qui forme une véritable chronique, comprenant de nombreux détails sur les événements historiques de l'Empire et de la Restauration à Thonon et dans le Chablais. Citons le début de la longue lettre du 18 août 1824. "Le 11 du courant, leurs majestés le Roi et la Reine de Sardaigne et la Duchesse de Chablais sont arrivés à Thonon entre 8 et 9 h du soir. 40 volontaires, sous l'uniforme brillant de lanciers polonais et bien montés, étaient allé à leur rencontre. Un arc de triomphe avait été dressé à l'entrée de la ville où elles ont été reçues et complimentées par les syndic et conseil, entourés de plusieurs groupes de jeunes dames et demoiselles en robe blanche et ceinture bleue, qui leur ont présenté des fleurs et chanté des couplets analogues à la circonstance. Une nombreuse garde urbaine formait la haie, le carillon des cloches, l'artillerie qu'on s'était procuré et 40 musiciens joints aux acclamations répétées de Vive le Roi, Vive la Reine, Vive la Duchesse de Chablais, par une population composée des syndics et des principaux habitants de la province et accrue par des Genevois, Vaudois et Valaisiens en grand nombre, donnaient à notre petite ville un ton très intéressant. Toutes les maisons décorées de nombre de drapeaux aux couleurs de Savoie, de guirlandes, de verdures et de fleurs autour des croisées, des guirlandes transversales auxquelles étaient suspendues des couronnes de divers genres, et principalement la Royale, toutes élégamment montées, des transparents ingénieux et nombre de devises exprimaient la joie publique ; l'illumination était générale, la fenêtre la plus étroite n'avait pas moins de 8 lampions, et quelques maisons en avaient plus de 600. Un concert et un brillant feu d'artifice ont fini la soirée. Le lendemain 12, les Augustes voyageurs en allant dîner à Evian escortés par les lanciers, se sont arrêtés à la fontaine d'Amphior où la Duchesse avait été boire les eaux pendant 3 ou 4 ans avant la Révolution [.]. De retour à Thonon, sur les 4 heures, leur M. et Al. ont vu des croisées de leur Palais dominant sur le lac, un simulacre de combat naval exécuté par 3 divers pavillons turcs et sardes, avec une nombreuse artillerie, les Turcs ayant été démâtés et une barque demi-incendiée se sont rendus prisonniers [.]. Le lendemain 13 au matin, il y a eu audience et salon [.]". Sont jointes 3 autres lettres. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A New and General Biographical Dictionary;

      London: G. G. and J. Robinson [and 26 others], , 1798. containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; particularly the British and Irish … A New Edition in Fifteen Volumes, Greatly Enlarged and Improved. 15 volumes, octavo (209 x 125 mm). Near-contemporary tree calf, flat spines, titles to red labels to spines, edges sprinkled blue. Bound with the half-titles. Bookplate of E. S. Graham to front pastedowns. Slight rubbing to extremities, occasional wear to tips, top edges dust toned, a couple of front free endpapers creased, light foxing to endpapers; an excellent set. First edition thus, published under the editorship of writer and translator William Tooke (c.1744–1820). The General Biographical Dictionary was originally published in 1761 in 11 volumes, with a supplement released in 1767, "though the work is apparently extended only by the addition of three volumes, the actual augmentation is much greater" (preface).

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        TA., Universität, "Ansicht des Churkölnischen Residenz = Stadt Bonn. Vue de la Ville et Residence Electorale de Bonne.".

      - aquarellierte Umrißradierung v. Ziegler n. Janscha b. Artaria et Comp. In Wien, 1798, 35 x 45,5 Blatt 41 der berühmten Rheinserie. - Wasserzeichen "C Honig ".

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        Gesamtans., "Ansicht von Coblenz. Vue de Coblence".

      - aquarellierte Umrißradierung v. Ziegler n. Janscha, 1798, 35 x 45,5 Blick vom rechten Rheinufer nach Koblenz. Rechts die noch unzerstörte Festung Ehrenbreitstein.

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        Gesamtans., über den Rhein, "Ansicht von Mannheim. Vue de Mannheim.".

      - aquarellierte Umrißradierung v. Ziegler n. Janscha, 1798, 35 x 45,5 Blattt 2 der berühmten Rheinserie. 1. Ausgabe. mit doppelt getuschter Umrandung und Wasserzeichen "Van der Ley". - Der untere Rand wurde restauriert.

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        Gesamtans., Ehrenbreitstein, "Ansicht der Festung Ehrenbreitstein. Vue de la Forteresse d' Ehrenbreitstein".

      - aquarellierte Umrißradierung v. Ziegler n. Janscha b. Artaria et Comp., 1798, 21,2 x 44 Ausgabe mit Wasserzeichen "Van der Lay " und grauem Tuscherand. Ansicht vom Koblenzer Rheinufer über den Rhein auf Festung und Ort Ehrenbreitstein. Die Koblenzer Uferpromenade ist belebt durch zahlreiche Spaziergänger und Reiter, auf dem Rhein Lastkähne. Am Ehrenbreitsteiner Ufer ist die Anlegestelle der "Fliegenden Brücke " zu erkennen. Das Blatt stammt aus der Serie: " Fünfzig malerische Ansichten des Rheinstromes ". - Das Blatt wurde allseitig angerändert.

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        MANUSCRIPT] Tuhfe-i Sâhîdî. Copied and calligraphed by Merhum Mehmed Ali El-Hac.

      Hegira (Hijri): 1214, Istanbul 1798 - Original brown full leather bdg. Cr. 8vo. (19 x 13 cm). In Ottoman script. [53] p. One of most important verse dictionaries in the classical Turkish / Ottoman literature. Some of verse dictionaries were used as a textbook in primary schools and commentary texts were written on some of them. Also some an important number of them were collected in medjmouas. Sâhidî wrote his work as a nazire to Tuhfe-i Hüsam, the inspiration source for many of the verse dictionaries written on the field of Old Anatolian Turkish. This work has the parts of the original lyrics, besmele, hamdele, samdele and sebeb-i telif parts that came before the original dictionary part. The original dictionary part that comes after this part composed of 61 brains consists of 451. The number of words in this section is around 1400. Written as two columns on first six pages, then one column for other pages in 11 lines per page. Ta'l¿q script in black ink with titles in red. Expression on the page before ketebe says 960 Hegira for first written date of this work, but it should be 921 Hegira. This manuscript copy is almost full of gold illumination on serlevha and text borders. Several traditional color flowers around some pages. Red and black ink script on special paper with 'ahar'. There are several 'derkenar' notes on the corner of the main text. Derkenars were written by same calligrapher, Al-Haj. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Petits Emigres: Ou Correspondance de Quelques Enfans

      Paris: Onfroy, 1798. Quarter Leather. Very Good. 2 vols.: vol. 1: iv, 404; 2: 430 p. Corners worn, hinges cracking, vol. 1's spine head torn, vol. 2's spine label chipped. Bookplates from previous owner on front pastedowns. Small pencil notations on front pastedown in vol. 1. Occasional foxing. A liberal aristocrat and prolific author, Genlis' novel is considered among the best of the genre of emigres novels and is political in nature. It consists of an exchange of letters and discusses the horrors of the French Revolution. The narrative explores the space between excessive democracy and narrow aristocratic opinion. It is a clear response to the popular child novel of the time, written by a veteran of ancien regime novel writing. ("The Family Romance of the French Revolution" by Lynn Hunt).

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        Pharmacopoea rossica

      Petropoli; St. Petersburg: typis imperialis collegii medici, MDCCIIC, 1798. Hardcover. Acceptable. Early Russian medicine. 3rd ed. 286 p. Worn, degraded cover. Bound in calf over worn contemporary boards. Old ink notations on end sheets. Lacking front end sheet. Early signature of on title page and H.M. Lelbermann (rear end sheet). Bottom corner stained. Stamp on title. First published in 1778, 2nd in 1782. This was the first Russian pharmacopoeia. Russian and Latin. "Russia was among the first countries to compile pharmacopoeia. In 1778 the Russian Academy of Science at St. Petersburg had published a pharmacopoea rossica. Each entry is written chiefly in Latin but does give the Russian name of the botanical simple or preparation" - Heirs of Hippocrates 1590.

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        CONGRESSIONAL PUGILISTS [caption title]

      Philadelphia, 1798. Etching, 8 1/4 x 10 inches. Margins slightly trimmed, some spotting, two short closed marginal tears, contemporary ink chronology of the events leading to the fight. Overall very good. Mounted and framed. A famous cartoon depicting one of the most violent political episodes in the early history of the United States - the fight between Congressmen Matthew Lyon and Roger Griswold on the floor of the House of Representatives. The episode points out the roiling enmity between Jeffersonian Republicans and Federalists in the era of the Alien and Sedition Acts. The immediate cause of the brawl was a personal insult. Shortly after taking a vote on the impeachment of Senator William Blount, Matthew Lyon, a Republican Representative from Vermont, called into question the honor of Connecticut Federalists. Roger Griswold, a Connecticut Federalist, replied by recalling an incident in which Lyon had supposedly been forced to wear a wooden sword as a mark of cowardice while in the Continental Army. Lyon's response was to spit in Griswold's face, after which the Connecticut Federalist left the House chamber. Two weeks later, on Feb. 15, 1798, Griswold attacked Lyon with a hickory walking stick, at which point Lyon grabbed a pair of tongs from the fireplace in Congress Hall and defended himself. It is this scene that is depicted in the print, with Griswold swinging his walking stick and kicking at Lyon, and Lyon swinging back with the tongs while a throng in the chamber looks on excitedly. Three of the onlookers, House Speaker Jonathan Dayton and the Clerk and Chaplain of the House, are all identified by name in the edge of the print. Fowble notes that two different cartoons of the brawl between Lyon and Griswold were produced, the other entitled CUDGELING AS BY LATE ACT IN CONGRESS. The anonymous artist who created CONGRESSIONAL PUGILISTS so exaggerated the features of the onlookers that they needed to be identified at the edge of the image. Reilly, in his catalogue of American political prints in the Library of Congress, describes three different states of CONGRESSIONAL PUGILISTS. This copy conforms to the third state, with the address "S.E. Cor. 6th & Chesnut St." in the lower right corner and with the number "17" in the upper right. Of additional interest are the contemporary ink notations at bottom, being a timeline and related notes regarding Lyon and Griswold. The notes begin, "Jan. 1798 Matthew Lyon spat in Roger Griswold's face Feb. 15 Griswold assaults Lyon as above...." A great American political cartoon of the Federalist Era, showing the deep enmity involved in the nation's politics, even at an early date. WEITENKAMPF, p.12. FOWBLE 329. MURRELL, pp.43, 45. REILLY 1798-1. SNYDER, pp.212-13. EVANS 33491. REESE, FEDERAL HUNDRED 70.

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        Le consul Ennio Quirino Visconti, objet d'une terrible cabale sous la République romaine.

      - 2 lettre autographe signée et manuscrit autographe 14 in-folio et in-4 22/09/1798 Datée du 1er vendémiaire an VII. Cachet et marque postaux sur l&#146;enveloppe. bon Dans cette lettre exceptionnelle tant par sa longueur (10 pp. in-folio) que pour son caractère historique, le consul Ennio Quirino Visconti, objet d'une terrible cabale sous la République romaine, se défend auprès du Citoyen Florens, commissaire du Directoire exécutif de la République française à Rome. Attaqué sur son honnêteté &#150; attaque menée en sous-main par Jean Bassal soupçonné de détourner l'argent public à Naples -, suspecté à tort de s'être fort enrichi grâce à l'immobilier, lâché par ses homologues du gouvernement, Visconti écrit aux Pères de la République romaine : Daunou, Monge et. Florens. Dans cette longue lettre, il revient sur les détails de l'affaire et dénonce l'intrigue menée par Bassal « qui voulait se débarrasser d'un obstacle à ses malversations, à ses vénalités, à ses corruptions de toute espèce [.] tout cela vous est bien connu. » Il mentionne également des personnalités importantes de Rome : les consuls Angelucci, Matthadis, Reppi et Parnazzi, Corona membre du Tribunat, ainsi que Pierelli, Rey et Callisti. On reprochait ainsi à Visconti de s'être enrichi grâce à l'immobilier ; lui évoque des achats « patriotiques », c'est-à-dire d'anciens immeubles de congrégations religieuses. Afin d'étayer son argumentation, il joint une note autographe (4 pp. in-4), intitulée État des acquisitions faites par Visconti depuis le 22 pluviôse an 6e jour de la révolution de Rome après la quelle époque il a été ministre de l'Intérieur provisoire et consul durant six mois : « Il a été si éloigné de cacher ces acquisitions qu'il en a fait déclarer tout de suite le véritable acquéreur par des actes publics. » On joint : deux numéros du Monitore di Roma (n° 60 et 62), attaquant Visconti et joints par ce dernier à sa lettre, ainsi que l'enveloppe autographe adressée au Citoyen Florens, ayant contenu l'ensemble de ces documents. Témoignage fondamental. Archéologue, l'un des cinq consuls de la République romaine de 1798. Face à l'avancée de l'Armée napolitaine sur Rome en 1799, il dut s'exiler en France et devint le premier conservateur des antiques et tableaux du Musée du Louvre. Il est membre de l'Académie des Beaux-Arts et des Inscriptions et des Belles-Lettres. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Physikalisches Wörterbuch oder Versuch einer Erklärung der vornehmsten Begriffe und Kunstwörter der Naturlehre mit kurzen Nachrichten von der Geschichte der Erfindungen und Beschreibungen der Werkzeuge. Neue Auflage. 4 Bände mit Supplement- und Registerband in 6 Bänden.

      Leipzig Schwickert -1801 1798 - (20,5 x 12,5 cm). X, 858 S./ (2) 918 S./ (2) 958 S./ VI, 946 S./ (8) 1056 S./ (2) 302 S. Mit 31 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit. Zweite Ausgabe seines berühmten Wörterbuchs, hier in einem vollständigen Exemplar mit den erst 1801 erschienenen Registerband. - Der Leipziger Physiker Gehler (1751-1795) erwarb sich entscheidende Verdienste um die Physik "durch die Herausgabe des ersten systematischen physikalischen Handwörterbuches in deutscher Sprache, das das gesamte damalige physikalische Wissen kritisch und verläßlich in alphabetischer Folge vorlegte und an Qualität fremsprachige Werke in ähnlicher Art weit übertraf" (NDB 6, 134). - Titel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Stellenweise etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Vereinzelt mit schwachem Fleckenrand. Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt jedoch gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECUEIL DES PLANCHES DU DICTIONNAIRE DE CHIRURGIE

      Chez H. Agasse, Paris:1798-99, Paris (1798-99) - SHORT TIME SALE - Volume III of Chirurgie, from the Encyclopedie Methodique, quarto (9 1/2" X 12 3/4") includes half-title and printed title-page with one-hundred thirteen extraordinary engravings detailing 18th century surgery techniques, various methods of caring for an injury, the birthing process and the human body and numerous plates illustrating the instruments used, etc., Contemporary boards with printed paper label on spine, edges uncut, boards worn, spine repaired, a few plates slightly waterstained on lower right corner. The first volumes of the Encyclopedie Methodique appeared in 1782-1792 comprised of 166 volumes of text and fifty-one parts of plates. The idea originated with the publisher, Pankoucke (Charle-Joseph, q.v.) who took the opportunity fr om the success of Diderot's Encyclopedie to publish a "super-encyclopedia" taking large portions from Diderot's Encyclopedie with his permission. Each volume formed distinct dictionaries made up of various subjects and were entrusted to different e ditiors. The Chirurgie first appeared 1790-92 as a two volume set, which included four parts and was illustrated with one-hundred eleven plates, this edition with two more plates, very little is known of the editors of the Chirurgie, Daniel Delaroch e (1743-1813) and Philippe petit-Radel (1749-1815) other than that they colloborated on what was considered a most unmanageable undertaking. A wonderful work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historisch-malerische Darstellungen aus Böhmen von A. G. Meisser nebst XIV illuminirten Kupfertafeln nach Zeichnungen von F. C. Wolf.

      Prag, J.G. Calve. 1798 - 4°quer (23x28), [1] Bl. S. [1-3], IX S., [3] Bl., S.4-267, mit Titelkupfer und SchlußVignette, sowie 14 (1 farb Plan, 13 lavierte), Kupfertafeln, flex Pbd d.Zt., stärker berieben und bestossen, Papier teils fleckig, randig und mit kleinerem Randläsuren, 1. Schutzpergamin fehlt, Tafeln sauber und gut, ordentliches festes Exemplar, [Nebehay/Wagner; 399.- Bobins Collection; 439; Thieme/Becker XXXVI, 196].- ; komplett mit allen Tafeln: I. Karlstein.- Ia. Grundriss des Schlosses und Gegend von Karlstein.- II. Krakow.- III. Ienstein.- IV. Bürglitz.- V. Kunjetizka Hora (Kunietitz).- VI. Raby.- VII. Richemburg (Richenburg).- VIII. Sternberg.- IX. Friedland.- X. Rothenhaus.- XI. Reichenau.- XII. Trosky (Troska).- XIII. Habichtstein.-- Die Titelvignette zeigt Schloss Kokorzin, unweit von Prag.- Die Schlußvignette eine zweite Ansicht des Schlosses Habichtstein von Nordosten.- Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SIGNED LETTER FROM THE PRIVATEER ROBERT SURCOUF TO THE LETELLIER BROTHERS, 1798

      France 1798 - A letter, in very good condition, from the privateer and pirate Robert Surcouf (1773-1827) to the Letellier Brothers, Bordeaux merchants. In French. Translation: "I have received the letter you have done the honor of writing me at Nantes. The new embargo [which] has arisen unexpectedly, [was] made to disarm us, the pirates, until the new order. It is necessary to take all its annoyances calmly. Think only of doing some things with your glorious vessel from here in Sept or Oct when the embargo will surely be lifted; you will have time to plan your actions; first you will prepare for 80 passengers, and only put one very meager cargo on board, but you must have someone in place in Paris to do this. Your vessel would leave there in September by skillful capture to make for the coast of Brazil and moreover, the Cape of Good Hope; this will be the time when the vessels will make their return to Europe with their foodstuffs from India. Grant me the friendship to give me the new arrivals, by means of this vessel, arriving at the Ile de France, and tell me if Monsieur your brother is still here." The letter is penned in a a firm hand and is followed by Surcouf's signature, measuring almost 4 inches. 1 1/4pp. On two sides of a single sheet. May 27th, 1798. St. Malo. Shelved in Ephemera folder in case 0. Dupont.

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        Oeuvres de Condillac, revues, corrigées par l'auteur, imprimées sur ses manuscrits autographes, et augmentées de la Langue des Calculs, ouvrage Posthume T. I-XXIII, 23 volumes complete

      Paris: Imprimerie De Ch. Houel, 1798. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First edition, 1798, 23 volumes complete. 8vo, contemporary speckled calf gilt, with red and black gilt spine labels. Good solid set with minor library marks (bookplates on pastedowns, barcode stickers to rear flyleaves, blindstamp to title pages), bindings with some wear, rubbing, loss of leather, chipping to some spine labels, but generally in good condition, hinges and joints all strong, contents very good and clean, some foxing and some volumes with purplish dampstains to margins, not severe. The last volume, Language of Calculus is the first printing of this work. T. 1 : Essai sur l'origine des connaissances -- T. 2 : Traité des systêmes -- T. 3 : Traité des sensations ; Traité des animaux ; Lettre de M. l'abbé de Condillac à l'auteur des "Lettres à un américain" -- T. 4 : Le commerce et le gouvernement -- T. 5 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme: la grammaire -- T. 6 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme : l'art de penser -- T. 7 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme : l'art d'écrire -- T. 8 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme : l'art de raisonner -- T.9 à 14 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme : Histoire ancienne" -- T. 15 à 20 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme : Histoire moderne -- T. 21 : Cours d'études pour l'instruction du Prince de Parme : De l'étude de l'histoire -- T. 22 : "La logique ou les premiers développemens de l'art de penser ; Eclaicissemens ... demandés par M. Poté de la doctrine ... Lettre du comte Ignace Potocki ... à Monsieur l'abbé de Condillac ; "Réponse de ... Condillac"; "Discours prononcé le 22 décembre 1768 par Condillac ... -- T. 23 : La langue des calculs.

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        Gedichte. Herausgegeben durch Fridrich [!] Matthisson. Neue vermehrte Auflage. Mit 2 gestochenen Vignetten in Aquatinta von H. Lips und einer Kupferstich-Tafel von N. König. Angebunden: Dasselbe. Zweytes Bändchen. Mit einer Kupferstich-Tafel von N. König und einer gestochenen Vignette von H. Lips. 2 Bände, gebunden in einem.

      Orell Füsli und Compagnie 1798-1801, Zürich - Titelblatt, VIII, 150 S.; Titelblatt, 1 Blatt, 88 S., 2 Blatt. Pappband aus der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Die Lyrikerin und Reiseschriftstellerin F. Brun (1765-1835) war mit einem dänischen Konsul verheiratet und lernte 1791 auf ihren Reisen Matthisson kennen, der ihr Talent förderte. 1795 traf sie in Karlsbad Goethe, dessen Gedicht "Nähe des Geliebten" eine Kontrafaktur des hier enthaltenen "Ich denke dein" von F. Brun darstellt, die unmittelbar durch Zelters Vertonung angeregt wurde. Bruns Gedichte stehen zunächst stark unter dem Eindruck Klopstocks und des empfindsamen Klassizismus Matthissons und feiern besonders die Schweizer Natur. Die hier vorliegende vermehrte Auflage von Bruns "Gedichten" erschien ohne die 7 Musikbeilagen der ersten Auflage von 1795. Der Vorderdeckel innen mit montiertem, weiblichen Scherenschnitt-Porträt. Unser Exemplar leider ohne das Titelkupfer zum ersten Band und mit stärker beriebenem Einband. Trotz dieser Gebrauchsspuren handelt es sich um ein insgesamt noch ordentliches Exemplar der vermehrten Auflage mit dem sehr seltenen - und Goedeke unbekannt gebliebenem - zweiten Band. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        für das Jahr 1799.

      Göttingen Dieterich () 1798 - (10,5 x 6 cm). (74) 236 (2) S. Mit gestochenem Titel und 18 Kupfertafeln. Illustrierter Original-Kartonband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Berühmter von Georg Christoph Lichtenberg herausgegebener Almanach, der neben einem ausführlichen Kalendarium mehrere Beiträge von Lichtenberg selbst enthält. Es sind seine letzten Veröffentlichungen, da er am 24. Februar 1799 gestorben ist. Enthalten sind: Rede der Ziffer 8 am jüngsten Tage des 1799ten Jahres im großen Rath der Ziffern gehalten; Neuigkeiten vom Himmel; daß du auf dem Blocksberge wärst; neue Erfindungen, physicalische und andere Merkwürdigkeiten (Löschanstalten; etwas über den Telegraphen; Magnetnadel ohne Abweichung; Neue Schmelz-Mahlerey; Kohlengruben unter der See.; jüdische Industrie neben holländischer Frugalität; mechanische Theorie des Kusses (nach von Kempelen) und die Erklärung der 12 Monatskupfer. Daneben sind auch 6 Modekupfer enthalten. - Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - Köhring S. 155; Jung 365-369

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        MINEROLOGICAL MAP - HARZ, GERMANY: TOPOGRAPHISCHE CARTE DES HARZ GEBIRGES AUFGENOMMEN UND GEZEICHNET VON GEORG SIGISMUND OTTO LASIUS.

      Weimar: Verlag des Industrie-Comptoirs . 1798 - Copper engraving with original colour in outline, originally dissected in 30 segments and mounted on linen, accompanied by a contemporary leather slipcase (Very Good, tiny tears in linen, slipcase worn with tears and holes) 51,5 x 80,5 cm. A stellar example of an edited version of the first mineralogical map of the Harz, the highest mountain massive in Northern Germany, and one of the first German minerological maps. The map embraces the area of the mountain massive the Harz in Germany, which extends across parts of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia. Marked are 11 different types mines, closed mines, paper mills, farms, cattle farms, saws, blue colour works, etc. To this state of the map were also added symbols for calcit, gypsum, and postal routes, and below colours for swamps (brown) and state borders of Hannover, Braunschweig, Prussia, and Saxony. The map was first published in a book Beobachtungen u?ber die Harzgebirge: nebst einer petrographischen Charte und einem Profilrisse, als ein Beytrag zur mineralogischen Naturkunde. The first separately published edition bore a title Petrographic map, which was soon changed to Geographic map and Topographic map. Our version is the corrected edition, with an added key of the borders between the states in the bottom. Georg Sigismund Otto Lasius (1752 -1833) was a German mineralogist and surveyor. His enormous collection of minerals and stones was sold to the Saint Petersburg Mining University in 1821. The mineralogical map of the Harz, based on his surveys, which was first published in Beobachtungen u?ber die Harzgebirge: nebst einer petrographischen Charte und einem Profilrisse, als ein Beytrag zur mineralogischen Naturkunde and later also separately, was one of the first mineralogical maps, printed in Germany. The map was finely engraved by a German engraver, etcher, cartographer and engineer Georg Heinrich Tischbein (1753 -1848).

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