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        Le Isole della Società e di Noel Delineate sulle Observazioni del Cap. Cook.

      1798 - Rome, 1798, coloured, 375 x 550mm. The Leeward Society Islands, with Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa, Bora Bora, Tupai, Maupiti, Motu One, Manuae and Maupihaa. Published in the scarce atlas, the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale', this is one of the most decorative maps of the group. Taken from the accounts of Captain Cook, it has an illustrated title cartouche and an inset of Christmas Island.

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        Anthropologie in pragmatischer Hinsicht abgefasst. Königsberg: Nicolovius, 1798.

      - First edition. Warda 195; Adickes 98. 'To some extent the division of subjects in this book . helped inadvertently to establish the three-fold classification of mental experiences, namely, knowing, feeling and willing, in place of the traditional two-fold classification, namely, cognition and appetition' (Wolf). Kant's book was the subject of Michel Foucault's doctoral dissertation. 8vo, xiv, 334 pp., contemporary marbled boards, rubbed, minor worm trace at foot of rear inner hinge, uniform light browning and isolated spots, small corner tear to bottom margin of Q4 not affecting text, no stamps or inscriptions, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays and Criticisms, By Dr. Goldsmith; With An Account of the Author.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1798 - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. 3 volumes. 12mo, 172 x 98 mms., pp. [ii], vi [vii - viii Contrntd], 232; xxx [xxxi xxxii Contents], 238; [vi], 276, including half-title in volumes 2 and 3, engraved portrait (by T. Holloway after Sir Joshua Reynolds) as frontispiece in volume 1, contemporary tree calf, gilt spine; lacks all labels, but a very good set with the later autograph of "John Gladstone/ Liverpool" on the title-pages of volumes 1 and 2. Volume 1 is a republication of Essays by Mr. Goldsmith first published in 1765; the second and third volumes, which were edited by Thomas Wright, with the assistance of Isaac Reed, constitute a new collection. Many of the essays here ascribed to Goldsmith are almost certainly not by him. However, the notice in The Critical Review for 1798 claimed "The first volume of these Essays was published by Goldsmith himself; the other are now first collected. The internal evidence is sufficient to prove their authenticity, and the account given in the preface satisfactorily establishes that point." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage Round the World in the Years 1785[-]1788

      London: J. Johnson, 1798. Three volumes, octavo, with 42 engraved plates and maps; a few instances of light foxing but a very good set in contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked; old bookplates, gift inscription to the Andover Institute Free Library dated 1873 at start of each volume and the library's stamp on p. 51 of each volume. First English edition. First English edition (it now seems) of the official account of the tragic French voyage. The disappearance of the entire La Pérouse expedition overshadows what was in reality a great Pacific voyage; the French navigator arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, just hours after Governor Phillip had arrived with the First Fleet. La Pérouse's habit of forwarding records whenever opportunity offered ensured their survival. The first portion was forwarded by sea from Macao; the second (Macao to Kamchatka) went overland with De Lesseps, and the final despatches by courtesy of Governor Phillip from Botany Bay. After they left Botany Bay, the expedition disappeared - and no trace of them was found for forty years. Various versions and abridgments of the official account of La Pérouse's expedition came out in London in 1798 as English publishers scrambled to be the first into print. Forbes has demonstrated that the traditional idea that Stockdale's edition in two volumes was the earliest English version is probably wrong and that this Johnson edition was most likely the first of several to appear (see note to Hawaiian National Bibliography, 287).

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        Portrait of La Pérouse

      London: G. & J. Robinson, 1798. Engraving, 255 x 190 mm.; faint spotting, but very good. Attractive portrait of La Pérouse, "Commodore in the French Navy, born at Alby in 1741". Jean-Francois de Galoup, Compte de la Perouse was commissioned in 1785 by the King of France to head an expedition to explore the Pacific Ocean. He was under instructions to investigate whaling and fur prospects, as well as the possibility of establishing French territorial claims in Australia. La Perouse was the first French explorer to visit Hawaii. He sailed there twice, in 1786 and then again in 1788. Continuing onto Australia, he landed in Botany Bay just five days after the First Fleet arrived. He then headed for the Solomon Islands, en route his ship and it's crew were lost in a storm. In 1791, France sent out a search party to the Islands, but no sign could be found of him or his ship.

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        Voyages to the East-Indies; the Whole comprising a Full and Accurate Account of all the Present and late Possessions of the Dutch in India, and at the Cape of Good Hope

      G.G. and J. Robinson. 1798. F 1st Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volume set complete. bound in quarter leather with red label to the spine and gold gilt. the set is complete with all 4 maps as called for. the map of false bay has a tear. the map of batavia has been reinforced.the other 2 maps are in very good condition. the binding on volume 3 has minor damp damage that has not affected the block. the books have age related markings and there is a previous owner's name and date. this inscription appears to be from soon after the books were published. volume 1 has some annotations near the rear of the book. this appears to be from about 1905. volume 3 has notes on the title page that appears to be from the time that the book was published. the binding is excellent.

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        Das System der Sittenlehre nach den Principien der Wissenschaftslehre.

      Jena und Leizig: Gabler, 1798 - 8vo, [iv], xvi, 474, [2] pp., contemporary boards, rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, small ownership inscription dated 1851 on front free endpaper, occasional pencil marks in the margins, a decent copy. First edition of the lectures given at Jena, shortly before Fichte was dismissed from his post on a charge of atheism. 8vo, [iv], xvi, 474, [2] pp., contemporary boards, rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, small ownership inscription dated 1851 on front free endpaper, occasional pencil marks in the margins, a nice clean copy without stamps or inscriptions. First edition of the lectures given at Jena, shortly before Fichte was dismissed from his post on a charge of atheism. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PLAYS AND DRAMA; A COLLECTION OF 9 WORKS. THE CASTLE SPECTRE. A DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS; AURELIO AND MIRANDA. A DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS; FEUDAL TIMES, OR, THE BANQUET-GALLERY. A DRAMA IN TWO ACTS; BLUE-BEARD, OR, FEMALE CURIOSITY, A DRAMATICK ROMANCE

      London PLAYS AND DRAMA; A COLLECTION OF 9 WORKS. THE CASTLE SPECTRE. A DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS; AURELIO AND MIRANDA. A DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS; FEUDAL TIMES, OR, THE BANQUET-GALLERY. A DRAMA IN TWO ACTS; BLUE-BEARD, OR, FEMALE CURIOSITY, A DRAMATICK ROMANCE; CAMBRO-BRITONS, AN HISTORICAL PLAY IN THREE ACTS; THE DISCARDED SECRETARY, OR, THE MYSTERIOUS CHORUS, AN HISTORICAL PLAY IN THREE ACTS; THE INQUISITOR; A PLAY, IN FIVE ACTS, CHEAP LIVING, A COMEDY, IN FIVE ACTS. J. Bell, London,1798; J. Bell,1799; T. Woodfall, 1799; T. Woodfall, 1798; G. G. and J. Robinson, 1797; T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1798; T. N. Longman, 1799; G. G., London, 1798; G. G. and J. Robinson, 1797. Interesting collection of plays. 9 plays bound in one volume. Quarter pale green cloth spine with printed title label and green paper boards. The early signature of previous owner William Loraine appears in black ink at top of every title page. Occasional spotting or light soil to a few pages with a light musty smell otherwise a clean volume. . Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo.

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        HAMLET, TRAGEDIA DE GUILLERMO SHAKESPEARE, 1 TRADUCCION Y EDICION ESPANOLA

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Madrid. 1798. 25h(prologo e vida de Shakespeare)+379Pag. Pasta espanola. 21x15. 1 Edicion y 1 Traduccion Espanola de la Grandissima Obra de Shakespeare. la firma de Inarco Celenio en la Gran Obra es un seudonimo del Gran Dramaturgo Leandro Fernandez de Moratin que tras su estancia en Inglaterra y su llegada a Espana confiesa haber traducido la famosa Obra. Extremadamente rarissima y dificil en comercio. N° de ref. de la libreria 8.7 Biblioteca B.

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        Carte des Côtes D'Angleterre 1; Carte Des Côtes D'Angleterre 2.

      1798 - Paris, Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine, c.1798. 17 charts, dissected and laid down on ochre linen as issued, average size 600 x 950mm, in two original red morocco gilt boxes. Channel chart with loss on a fold; canvas worn on another. A fine collection of maps of the Coastline of the British Isles, dissected and laid down onto linen as issued by the Dépôt de la Marine and contained in two custom-made, red morocco cases. These maps were all first individually issued between 1757 and 1798 but the present collection is certainly a special commission from the Dépôt de la Marine, as each chart bears the bookplate of Baron Honoré-Charles-Michel-Joseph Reille. Reille (1775-1860), was an extremely important figure in Napoleon Bonaparte's army: he was Commander of the Army of Portugal at Vitoria during the Peninsula War, and commanded the II Corp (25,000 men) at Waterloo. He was later made a Maréchal of France and is buried in Pére Lachaise cemetary in Paris in the tomb of his father-in-law, Maréchal Messéna. The date of this collection coincides with the peak of Napoleon's determination to invade Great Britain, the only power standing between France and total European domination. However, having massed 180,000 troops at Boulogne in order to invade, the British victory at Cape St Vincent in 1797 decide that his navy was not strong enough for the attempt. The two boxed sets comprise the following maps: (Carte Des Côtes D'Angleterre 1) Carte Reduite des Isles Britanniques, Prémiere feuille, partie Meridionale de L'Angleterre Carte Reduite des Isles Britanniques, Seconde feuille, partie Septentrionale de L'Angleterre Carte Reduite des Isles Britanniques, Troisiéme feuille, partie Meridionale de L'Ecosse (1757) Carte Reduite des Isles Britanniques, Quatriéme feuille, partie Septentrionale de L'Ecosse (1757) Carte Particuliére des Costes Occidentales d'Irlande Carte Générale des Costes d'Iralnde et des Costes Occidentales d'Angleterre avec un Partie de celles d'Ecosse Carte des Entrées de La Tamise (Bellin 1759) Carte Reduite de La Manche (L'an VII de la Republique) Carte Reduite des Costes de Flandre et de Hollande (1763) (Carte Des Côtes D'Angleterre 2) Carte Reduite de L'Isle de Wight et Costes Voisines depuis Selsey Jusqu'a La Pointe Peverel (1762) Carte Particuliere du Canal de Bristol (L'an VI de la Republique) Carte Reduite des Isles Britanniques, cinquiéme feuille, contenant L'Irlande Côte Orientale d'Angleterre, depuis South Foreland jusqu'a Lowestoft comprenant les entrées de la Tamise Côte Orientale d'Angleterre, depuis Lowestoft et jusques L'Humber (L'an VI de la Republique) Carte Reduite de la rade des dunes avec une partie des entrées de la Tamise (1757) Carte Particuliere de la Mer d'Irlande appellée communement Canal St Georges (L'an VI de la Republique) Carte Reduite de l'entrée de la Mer d'Irlande et du Canal de Bristol

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Lopez bei Homann Erben, "Insuralum Mallorca & Cabrera" und "Murcia Regnum".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1798, je 42,5 x 28 (H) Blattgröße 53 x 61. Seltene Karten bei Homann Erben, jeweils mit einer Titelkartusche.

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        Nuova Pianta Iconografica dell'Inclita Città di Venezia.

      1798 - Venice: Viero, 1798. Coloured. 485 x 560mm. Detailed plan of Venice after Furnaletto's version of Ughi, with a grid and extensive key to street names and buildings. First published in 1792 this popular plan went through 15 states before 1847, mostly with just the date changed. MORETTO: 191, 3rd state.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Bouclet n. Herault aus La Perouse, "Carte des Decouvertes Faites en 1787 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie, par les Fregates Francaises la Boußole et l'Astrolabe depuis leur Depart de Manille jusqu'a leur Arrivee Kamtschatka. 1.ere Feuille".

      . um 1798, 49 x 67,5. Die Karte zeigt im Norden den Süden von Korea und Japan. Im Westen China und Taiwan, im Süden die nördlichen Philippinen.

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        Vue de la rade et de la ville de Paramaribo.

      (Paris, 1798).Engraved view of Paramaribo with ships in the foreground, by Tardieu l'ainé. Ca. 16 x 41,5 cm.* From the French edition of John Gabriel Stedman's Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against the revolted negroes of Surinam. - Fine panoramic view of Paramaribo with ships in the roadstead.

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        A Voyage Round the World , performed in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788, by the Boussole and Astrolabe, under the command of J.F.G. de la Perouse

      London: G.G. and J. Robinson, 1798-, 1799. Two volumes, quarto, with engraved frontispiece portrait, and a folio atlas with engraved title, and 69 maps and plates; generally a very good copy in a decent modern binding of half dark green morocco, gilt, and marbled boards. Best English edition. The best English edition of La Pérouse, the first to contain a full translation of the French original, and a handsome set with two substantial volumes of text and a folio atlas. Abridged translations had appeared in 1798, but this was the first publication of a complete translation of the French original, and the first English publication of the complete set of images of the expedition. Most of the engraved plates are by Heath, engraver of some of the plates for Cook's third voyage. The translator modestly announces: 'The book now laid before the world is one of the most magnificent in its conception, and recent in its execution'. This edition is rare on the market. The disappearance of the entire La Pérouse expedition overshadows what was in reality a great Pacific voyage. While primarily a voyage of exploration and discovery, the possibilities of the fur trade and of French expansion into the Pacific and Asia were evidently investigated in depth. The most significant results of the voyage are the charts of the imperfectly known Asiatic side of the Pacific. En route to Kamschatka, La Pérouse was the first to safely navigate and chart the Japan Sea and the strait between the island of Sakahlin and the northernmost island of Japan, which bears his name. At Kamschatka he received instructions to proceed to Australia to assess the extent of British plans in New South Wales. Travelling via Samoa where he discovered Savaii, Manono and Apolima islands in December 1787, and through the Tongan group, he arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, just hours after Governor Phillip had arrived with the First Fleet. La Pérouse's habit of forwarding records whenever opportunity offered ensured their survival. The first portion was forwarded by sea from Macao; the second (Macao to Kamschatka) went overland with De Lesseps, and the final despatches from Botany Bay.

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        OEUVRES DE MAITRE FRANCOIS RABELAIS, suivies des Remarques publiees en anglois par M. le Motteux, et traduites en francois par C. D. M. Nouvelle edition ornee de 76 gravures.

      Paris, Ferdinand Bastien, An VI, 1798.3 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION WITH THESE ENGRAVINGS (1798). French text, 8vo, 215 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, portrait, and 75 engraved plates, 3 folding plates of Rabelais' home, folding map, and 71 unsigned engraved plates for Gargantua and Pantagruel, pages: (4), xvi, 471, (8); (2), 624, (10); (2), 595, only Volume I has a half - title, Contents table at the end of each volume, unnumbered in Volumes I and II, bound in full old calf, expertly rebacked, raised bands and gilt rules to spines, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, new endpapers. Neat repairs to some corners, covers slightly worn, title page slightly browned, most text pages lightly browned and lightly foxed to varying degrees, 1 or two plates faintly browned, margins to a few plates lightly foxed, tiny hole in 1 margin, small chip to edge of 1 margin, small corner torn off 1 text page, small closed tear to margin of 1 page of Contents table, neatly repaired, otherwise a good set, bindings tight and firm. Cohen, Guide de l'amateur de livres a gravures du XVIII siecle, 843; Brunet IV, page 1059. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Der praktische Bienenvater in allerley Gegenden... zur Bienenwartung, in Körben, Kästen und Klotzbeuten, mit Anwendung der neuesten Erfindungen, Beobachtungen und Handgriffe.

      Leipzig, Fleischer, 1798.. (17,5 x 11 cm). XXXII, 238 (2) S. Mit 1 gefalteten Holzstichtafel. Pappband der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe des seltenen Handbuchs der beiden Bienenzuchtautoritäten. - Riem (1739-1807) war Oberinspektors aller schlesischen Bienenplantagen und verfasste zahlreiche Schriften zur Bienenzucht. Werner (1732-1799) war Pastor in Nöda bei Erfurt. - Der Band enthält u.a. Kapitel über Ankauf, Bienenstand, Wohnungen, Naturgeschichte, Schwärmen, Raubbienen, Feinde, Krankheiten und die Herstellung von Honig, Met, Honigwein und -essig. - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Titel aufgezogen. Tafel mit kleiner Fehlstelle im weißen Rand. Ein Blatt beigebunden mit Notizen von alter Hand. Einband etwas bestoßen. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - Horn-Schenkling 18095; Hagen II, 76, 23; vgl. Güntz II, 149

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        Ansicht von Worms Vue de Worms

      Artaria & Comp, Vienna 1798 - A fine view of the city of Worms, a river-port on the Rhine, twelve miles north-north-west of Mannheim Hand-coloured aquatint etching by Ziegler after Janscha, with contemporary ruled and wash border. Accompanying the plate is a descriptive leaf of letterpess text, in French and German, with a contemporary manuscript English translation beneath `After passing the little island of Neusatz, the Rhine arrives at Worms? situated in the Lower Palatinate beyond the Rhine. The surrounding countryside produces much corn & rape seed also the excellent wine known as "Liebfraumilch"? The Church in the middle of the picture belongs to the Protestants who built it in 1725. The Catholics although they are few in number possess the Dome Church & four others. The Lutherans also have one. The residence of the bishop & the Town Hall are worthy of note it was in the latter that Luther appeared in 1521 at the Diet before the Emperor Charles 5th. It was at Worms that a treaty was concluded in 1743 between Marie Thérése & the kings of England & Sardinia'. This view comes from a work published in Vienna in 1798 entitled `Collection de cinquante vues du Rhin'. Janscha (1749-1812), born in Hungary, studied at the Vienna academy of arts, and later, in 1801, was appointed a professor of the same institution. The engraver Johann Ziegler (1750-1812) also studied at the Vienna academy and in addition to the present work he collaborated with Karl Schutz to produce a collection of 50 views of Vienna and its environs. Cf. Guide 46-48.

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        Burgheim unter seinen Kindern. Neue Gespräche und Erzählungen für Kinder von acht bis vierzehn Jahren über Natur und Menschenleben

      . 2 Sammlungen in einem (2 Bände in einem). EA. Verl. der Waisenhaus Buchhandl., Halle, 1798. VIII/256/XI/296 S., Pbd. der Zeit. (berieben u. bst./Deckenpapierbezug mit Ausriß.).

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        An inquiry into the nature and origin of mental derangement. 2 vols

      London: T. Cadell, 1798. <p>Crichton, Alexander (1763-1856). An inquiry into the nature and origin of mental derangement. Comprising a concise system of the physiology and pathology of the human mind . . . 2 vols., 8vo. [4], xxix, [5], 407; [4], 455, [13, including index and errata]pp. London: T. Cadell, Jr. and W. Davies, 1798. 210 x 129 mm. 19th century quarter morocco, marbled boards, light rubbing, front hinge of Vol. I a little tender. Tiny marginal wormhole in last several leaves of Vol. II, but very good. Engraved armorial bookplate of J. A. Clarke; ownership stamp of Malcolm Brown.</p> <p>First Edition of an important work on mental illness that &#147;broke new ground in psychiatry in a number of ways . . . [combining] the latest philosophical ideas, that is psychological knowledge, with accumulated medical experience of mental disease, that is psychiatry, into a &#145;philosophy and pathology of the human mind&#146;&#148; (Hunter & Macalpine, p. 559). Crichton&#146;s treatise was the first in English to discuss forensic aspects of psychiatry. It also contained the earliest description of what is now known as ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), and was the first to recognize aphasia as a &#147;disturbance of memory&#148; rather than a symptom of paralysis or insanity.</p>

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        METHODE ANALYTIQUE DES FOSSILES, fondee sur leurs caracteres exterieures.

      Paris, chez Henry Tardieu, l'An VII (1798).SECOND PARIS EDITION (1798 - 1799), French text, 8vo, 210 x 130 mm, 8¼ x 5¼ inches, 2 hand coloured plates, pages: (2), iii - XII, (2), 1 - 174, bound in the original publisher's light brown boards, gilt title on red morocco label to spine, fore - edges and lower edges not trimmed. Head and tail of spine very slightly worn, hinges and corners slightly rubbed, tiny bump to lower corner of lower cover, small chip to top corner of half - title, early ink name on title page, colour No.57 partly painted over on second colour plate (see image), otherwise clean. A very good tight copy. A work on the classification of minerals. Heinrich von Struve (1751 - 1826) a Swiss chemist and mineralogist who studied a Lausanne and Tubingen universities was a prolific writer on minerals and the geology of his country. Sinkankas, Volume II 6420 lists only one work of his, on the mineralogy and geology of North America published in 1822. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        RELACIÓN CIRCUNSTANCIADA DE LA DEFENSA QUE HIZO LA PLAZA DE STA. CRUZ DE TENERIFE, por una escuadra inglesa, al mando del contra-almirante Horacio Nelson, la madrugadas del 25 de julio de 1797.

      1798 - 8º menor (15x10) 60 pp. PALAU ref. 259750 Español Nueva encuadernación en simil tela. PALAU ref. 259750 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [K 366]. Idomeneo Ré di Creta. Opera seria in tre atti... [Piano-vocal score]

      Bonn: N. Simrock [PN] 51. [ca. 1798-1800]. Oblong folio. Early quarter calf with marbled boards, diamond-shaped black leather title label with titling and decorative gilt stamping to upper. 1f. (title), [1] (cast list and contents), 2-183 pp. Engraved. Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Minor browning and offsetting; first and last leaves foxed; several margins repaired. . A very early edition published one year after the first. This issue carries a price of 21 Francs; an earlier issue carried a price of 9 Francs. First performed in Munich at the Residenztheater on January 29, 1781, set to a libretto by Giovanni Battista Varesco after Antoine Danchet&#146;s Idomenée; the opera was performed on only one other occasion during Mozart&#39;s lifetime. "Idomeneo is remarkable for its orchestration... [It] is also notable for its continuity... [It] is also the first Mozart opera in which the arrangement of tonalities seems deliberately calculated... Idomeneo is an opera sui generis, occupying a special place in the affections of its composer who went on to other achievements as vital and significant, but never returned to its dignified, heroic, yet thoroughly human world." Julian Rushton in Grove online

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        Gesamtansicht (15,0 x 40,0), darüber das Lübecker Wappen, auf einer Kundschaft der Maurer & Steinhauer für den Gesellen Johann Georg Daniel aus Hamburg. Kupferstich von J.M.David.

      1798, datiert Lübeck 27. Juni 1802.. 43,0 x 50,0 cm (Blattgröße). Knitterig, waagerechte und senkrechte Faltspuren, mit vielen Randläsuren, rechts mit zwei größeren Ausrissen (ohne Textverlust). Die unterschiedliche Färbung des linken und rechten Teils bei der nebenstehenden Abbildung ist nur durch den Scan begründet und befindet sich nicht auf dem Original. [SW - Ansicht, Ansichten, Handwerkskundschaft, Schleswig-Holstein].

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        Petit vocabulaire of klein woordenboekje, ingerigt tot een lesboekje voor de eerstbeginnenden

      Johannes Allart, Amsterdam 1798 - First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, 237, [1]; text in double column; contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, quite rubbed, spine and edges faded and toned, top half-inch of spine head paper perished, interior fine. French entries, Dutch equivalents. Not in OCLC, Zaunmuller, or Vancil. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        'Sehens würdiger Seezug der vorterfflich aus gerüsteten Russischen Flotte durch die Dardanellen in den Archipellägus am 1ten Septt. 1798'.

      . Kupferstich b. Johann Gottfried Baumann, 1798, 18,5 x 26,5. Sehr selten! - Zeigt die russisches Seeflotte bei der Durchfahrt der Dardanellen mit Ansicht von Istanbul; darunter Porträt von Christian Kurfürst zu Sachsen (gest. 1611). (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Plan of the Entrance of the Port of Bucarelli on the North West Coast

      London,: Robinson,, 1798.. Engraved map, 410 x 510 mm; with original central fold, fine. Fine and very detailed chart of Bucareli Sound in Alaska, prepared for the publication of La PÈrouse's voyage, here in the English version. The engraving acknowledges its derivation from the mapping by Maurelle and Quadra on the Spanish expeditions of 1775 and 1779. The sound was named for New Spain's Viceroy - for some time it was thought to offer an entrance to the Northwest passage, which is why it was included in the publication of La PÈrouse's voyage.Bucarelli Sound is located about 50 miles west of Ketchikan. The chart shows many soundings around the harbor shoreline. Locates Golfo De Esquibel. Is. De St. Fernando, Is. St. Juan Baptista. Puerto de la Real Marina and shows points and bays, channels and many small islands.Wagner, Cartography of the North West Coast, 843 (French version).

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        A Voyage Round the World in the Years 1785[-]1788?

      J. Johnson, London 1798 - Three volumes, octavo, with 42 engraved plates and maps; a few instances of light foxing but a very good set in contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked; old bookplates, gift inscription to the Andover Institute Free Library dated 1873 at start of each volume and the library's stamp on p. 51 of each volume. First English edition. First English edition (it now seems) of the official account of the tragic French voyage. The disappearance of the entire La Pérouse expedition overshadows what was in reality a great Pacific voyage; the French navigator arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, just hours after Governor Phillip had arrived with the First Fleet. La Pérouse's habit of forwarding records whenever opportunity offered ensured their survival. The first portion was forwarded by sea from Macao; the second (Macao to Kamchatka) went overland with De Lesseps, and the final despatches by courtesy of Governor Phillip from Botany Bay. After they left Botany Bay, the expedition disappeared - and no trace of them was found for forty years. Various versions and abridgments of the official account of La Pérouse's expedition came out in London in 1798 as English publishers scrambled to be the first into print. Forbes has demonstrated that the traditional idea that Stockdale's edition in two volumes was the earliest English version is probably wrong and that this Johnson edition was most likely the first of several to appear (see note to Hawaiian National Bibliography, 287). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ueber die Nothwendigkeit und die Mittel zu gefallen: Nach Moncrif. Ein Beitrag zur Philosophie des Lebens und zur Erziehungskunde

      Leupold, Leipzig, 1798. 1. dt. A.; 244 Seiten; HLdr d.Zt.; kl.8°; 1. Aufl.. mehrfach gestempelt, Bibliotheks-Ex., innen vereinzelt fleckig, insgesamt gut, Löbel war einer der Autoren des ersten Brockhaus Konversations Lexikons

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        Sammlung der Verordnungen der Reichsstadt Frankfurt. Theil 3.

      Frankfurt am Mayn: Commision der Herrmannischen Buchhandlung, 1798. - Notka wydawnicza: Frankfurt am Mayn: Commision der Herrmannischen Buchhandlung, 1798.; Wymiar bloku: 20cm.; Naklad: 0; Waga: 500g; Jezyk: niemiecki; Strony: [6]s., ss.399-1023.; Kategorie tematyczne: gospodarka handel, nauka prawo, polityka historia administracji, obcojezyczne niemiecki, okres wydania starodruki / economy commerce, science law, politics , foreign languages German, period of edition old prints / Wirtschaft Handel, Wissenschaft Recht, Politik , fremdsprachig deutsch, Erscheinungsperioden Frühdruck, alter Druck; Oprawa uszkodzona glownie na grzbiecie, blok pekniety, nieco poplamiony, nieaktualna stare pieczecie wlasnosciowe. Pozycja w stanie co najmniej dobrym. Oprawa z epoki kartonowa z szyldzikiem.

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        Traite complet sur les symptomes, les effets, la nature et le traitement des maladies syphilitiques.

      Paris, Selbstverlag, 1798.. 2 Bde. (4), XV, LVI, 384 SS. (4), LXIV, 448 SS. Zeitgenössische Pergamentbände mit zweifärbigen, goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger marmorierter Schnitt. 8vo.. Seltene erste Ausgabe, die dt. Übertragung war erst 1802 abgeschlossen. - Der 1748 als Sproß einer schwedischen Familie in Steyr geborene Verfasser erwarb sich in Wien eine bedeutende Praxis in der Syphilisbehandlung. Sein vorliegendes Hauptwerk begründete rasch seinen Weltruhm und erlebte zahlreiche Auflagen u. Übersetzungen. Schwediaur, der sich auch Swediauer nannte und von manchen Bibliographen unter diesem Namen geführt wird, starb 1824. - Zeitgenössischer Besitzvermerk am Titel, kaum gebräunt oder fleckig. Schönes Exemplar. - Hirsch/H. V, 179. Proksch I, 48. Waller 8768. Blake 441. Vgl. Lesky 603 u. Engelmann 569. Nicht bei Osler.

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        'Der Ziegelbrenner'.

      . altkolorierter Kupferstich v. G. Vogel n. A. Gabler b. Johann Peter Voigt, 1798, 13,5 x 8,5. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A Map shewing the Progress of Discovery & Improvement, in the Geography of North Africa.

      1798 - London: James Rennell, 1798. Some original outline colour. 430 x 725mm. Bottom right edge trimmed for binding, new margin added. A map of North Africa compiled by James Rennell to illustrate his appendix to Mungo Park's 'Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa', the account of Park's search for the source of the River Niger. Under the patronage of Sir Joseph Banks and the African Association, Park travelled to Africa to seek the source of the River Niger (1795-7). His expedition was delayed by captivity and illness (he spent seven months convalescing in a man's home), and he was believed dead when he returned to Britain. Because Park had little experience as a cartographer, the job of compiling the maps for the official account fell to Major James Rennell (1742-1830), former cartographer to the East India Company in Bengal. He too had fallen foul of locals and had to retire from active service because of the wounds he had received. He became a research cartographer, pioneering oceanography. He used a variety of sources to compile this map and in doing so made his greatest cartographic error: he extrapolated a single mountain seen by Park into a huge range, creating the 'Mountains of Kong', running across West Africa. Such was Rennell's reputation that his theory was instantly accepted and the 'Mountains of Kong' blighted maps of Africa for most of the nineteenth century and occasionally beyond.

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        PABLO Y VIRGINIA

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1798. Pasta espanola. Traducida al castellano por Jose Miguel Alea. 250pag + 4h. 15x11. Ref-9.4 Biblioteca AD

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        Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Virginia (First Edition, Two Volume Set)

      Thomas Nicolson, 1798. Thomas Nicolson, 1798. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. Washington, Bushrod. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Virginia 1st Edition, 2 Volume Set. Thomas Nicolson, 1798. Written by a U.S. Supreme Court associate justice and the nephew of George Washington. Full calf leather binding. Extensive rubbing and scuffing. Volume 1 front board a bit loose. Volume 2 has been rebacked. Interior pages foxed. Some previous owner writing. Fair condition.

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        Remarks on Cavalry, by the Prussian Major General of Hussars, Warnery

      Printed for the Translator, London 1798 - Contemporary speckled calf rebacked preserving much of the original spine, contrasting spine label bearing gilt titles and this now somewhat rubbed, boards with double gilt rule border, corners bumped.rubbed, tailband resewn, bookplate to front pastedown, some browning to margins of pastedowns, some foxing to endpapers and some plates. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, xxii + 125 [3] pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Epaminondas Biographie. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Prag (Barth) 1798-1801.. 620 S., 7 Bll. mit 2 gest. Frontispizes von Boettger nach Schubert und von Berka nach Bergler; 2 gest. Titel mit Vignetten; 1 gef. kolorierten Kupferstichkarte des antiken Griechenland; kl.8° Halbleder d.Zt. mit etwas RVerg. und 1 (statt 2) RSchildchen (Einband berieben; stellenweise gering stockfl.; Titel von Band 1 mit kl. alten Namensstempel). - Wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. * Erste Ausgabe

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        Principati di Moldavia, e Vallachia

      Venedig 1798. Karte zeigt Moldavien, Bessarabien und Walachei, koloriert, Kupferstich, 32 x 41,5. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer & Sapunaru KG]
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        'Der Schieferdecker'.

      . altkolorierter Kupferstich v. G. Vogel b. Johann Peter Voigt, 1798, 13,5 x 8 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). (Klein S. 38)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Rechtslehre. BEIGEBUNDEN: Erläuternde Anmerkungen zu den metaphysischen Anfangsgründen der Rechtslehre.,

      Königsberg, bey Friedrich Nicolovius 1798 - LII, (S. 53-) 266 S., 31 S. - Hier vollständig mit den "Erläuternden Anmerkungen"! -- Ebd. leicht berieben u. etw. fleckig, Vor- und Nachsatz mit Leimschatten, Besitzervermerk auf Vorsatz, Titelei u. S. etw. fleckig. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. -- Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 OHalbleder m. Rückenschild u. Lederecken. 20x13 cm. Zweyte mit einem Anhange erläuternder Bemerkungen und Zusätze verm. Aufl.

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        Versuch eines allgemeinen Handlungs- und Fabrikenaddreßbuches von Deutschland und einigen damit verwandten Provinzen; mit den nöthigen Sach-, Waaren- und Meßregistern versehen.,

      Ronneburg und Leipzig, Verlag Schumann und bei Joh. Ambr. Barth, 1798 - 8 Seiten Vorbericht, 4 Seiten Subscribentenverzeichniß, Erste Abtheilung : Das Addreßbuch enthaltend, Seite 1 bis Seite 478, Zweite Abtheilung, die alphabetischen Register enthaltend, Seite 481 bis Seite 542, Zweite Abtheilung, Meßschema, Seite 545 bis Seite 570, 8 Seiten Register. Einband stark berrieben und wasserrandig, am Buchrücken teils aufgeplatzt, Papier altersbedingt gilb und teils fleckig, die ersten 5 Seiten sind unterhalb wasserrandig, handschriftliche Einträge auf vorderem Buchinnendeckel, Stempel auf Rückseite Titelblatt, sonst anständiges Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200

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        Versuch eines allgemeinen Handlungs- und Fabrikenaddreßbuches von Deutschland und einigen damit verwandten Provinzen; mit den nöthigen Sach-, Waaren- und Meßregistern versehen.

      Ronneburg und Leipzig, Verlag Schumann und bei Joh. Ambr. Barth, 1798.. 8°. Pappe der Zeit.,. 8 Seiten Vorbericht, 4 Seiten Subscribentenverzeichniß, Erste Abtheilung : Das Addreßbuch enthaltend, Seite 1 bis Seite 478, Zweite Abtheilung, die alphabetischen Register enthaltend, Seite 481 bis Seite 542, Zweite Abtheilung, Meßschema, Seite 545 bis Seite 570, 8 Seiten Register. Einband stark berrieben und wasserrandig, am Buchrücken teils aufgeplatzt, Papier altersbedingt gilb und teils fleckig, die ersten 5 Seiten sind unterhalb wasserrandig, handschriftliche Einträge auf vorderem Buchinnendeckel, Stempel auf Rückseite Titelblatt, sonst anständiges Exemplar.

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        PABLO Y VIRGINIA

      Pantaleon Aznar - Madrid. 1798. Pasta española. Traducida al castellano por José Miguél Aléa. 250pag + 4h. 15x11. Ref-9.4 Biblioteca AD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations on the Western Parts of England Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty to Which are Added a Few Remarks on the Picturesque Beauties of the Isle of Wight

      London: For T. Cadell Jun. And W. Davis, 1798. London: For T. Cadell Jun. And W. Davis, 1798. With a fore-edge painting depicting a man in a boat fishing with grasses and trees on both sides of the water. Gilpin published a series of these illustrated picturesque volumes basically as guide books for the traveller with marvelous tinted illustrations of those areas and he described all the "must see" items such as buildings, statues, lakes, castles, etc. lacking a half-title, 18 full page tinted plates, handsomely bound in full red straight grained morocco, boards decoratively ruled in gilt and blind, flat spine lettered and ruled in gilt, inner gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt protecting the fore-edge painting underneath. Some light scattered foxing, small corner tear to page 39 (marginal only) A very nice copy from the library of Lt. Col. Clegg who served in the war of 1812 with his bookplate, and from the library of esteemed Bishop Garfield Bromley Oxnam.. First Edition. Octavo.

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        Der practische Baubeamte. Erster [bis] Dritter Theil.

      Wien, Ignaz Aliberti's Witwe (Band 1 und 2) bzw. Mathias Andreas Schmidt (Band 3 - 1798), 1800.. 3 Bände. Ca. 26 x 21 cm. Gestochenes Porträtfrontispiz, 2 Blätter, VIII Seiten, 372 Seiten; Gestochenes Frontispiz, 500 Seiten; Gestochenes Porträtfrontispiz, 2 Blätter, VIII Seiten, 372 Seiten; Gestochenes Porträtfrontispiz des Verfassers, Titelblatt, 355 (1) Seiten, 20 Blätter Register, 1 Seite Druckfehlerverzeichnis, mit 10 kolorierten und 8 schwarzen Kupferstichen. Lederband der Zeit (Teil 2) bzw. Halblederbände der Zeit (Teil 1 und 3).. 3. Teil in Erster Ausgabe, 1. und 2. Teil in 2. verbesserter Auflage. Großes Handbuch der "Zivilbaukunst" für Bauunternehmer, Baumeister, Zimmerleute, Steinmetzen usw. Es gibt auch über Preise Auskunft. Ohne den Atlasband mit 140 Tafel. Einbände berieben und bestoßen, Vorsatzspiegel entfernt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Exempelbuch zum Hannöverischen Landeskatechismus mit Fragen, kurzen Anreden und Liederversen begleitet für Kinder und Kinderlehrer herausgegeben und bearbeitet [...]. 4 Hefte in einem Band.

      Hannover, Gebrüder Hahn, 1798-1802.. 8°. XX, 122 S., 1 weißes Bl.; 1 Bl., 203 (1) S.; 2 Bll., 252; 260 S., 1 Bl., Ppbd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild.. Erstausgabe (Heft 1 in 2. verb. Auflage). - Einband gering berieben. Rücken m. handschriftl. Bibl.-Nummer. Titel gestempelt. Tlw. schwach fleckig. - Sehr selten; kein Exemplar im Jahrbuch der Auktionspreise. -

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