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        A detailed order to outfit one of the first armed ships to patrol the Mississippi, named the <i>Senator Ross</i>

      Manuscript Document Signed, "Isaac Craig / DQmg" [Deputy Quartermaster general], 1p, laid paper, 8" x 12.75", Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 30, 1799. An order to Assistant Quartermaster James G. Heron at Fort Fayette to "issue for the use for the Galley Senator Ross the following articles." The order specifies, "Fifty six pounds of Oakam / Fifty Gallons of Tar / Six Gallon of Fish Oil / Forty five pounds of Rosin / Twenty eight pounds of White lead / Twenty eight pounds Red Lead / Fourteen pounds Black paint or Oil of of Lampblack / One quart of Spirits Turpentine / One pound of Litharge / Two pounds Chalk / Two lbs Boat nails / Two lbs 10d. nails / Eleven lbs Spikes / Seventy eight lbs 21/4 inch rope / Eighty nine lb, 1 inch rope / One Camp kettle / One Scrubbing brush / two sweeping brooms". Also specified are the "American colours" which included, "One Ensign / One Jack / One Pendant." Docketed on the verso, "Sundrys for Galley / March 30th 1799 / Rec[eive]d the within / Clinton Butler." Folds lightly toned on the verso, else fine condition. Professionally encapsulated for preservation, with a brief description of the galley taped to the plastic, not on the original document.Somewhere on the banks of the Allegheny, at Pittsburgh, likely on or near Fort Fayette, two armed galleys, the President Adams and the Senator Ross, were built under the supervision of Major Isaac Craig in 1798. They were to be used on the lower Mississippi River in the event of war with France and Spain. According the Naval Historical Center website, the "Senator Ross was a galley built at Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1798 by John Taylor to protect commerce on the Mississippi. No records of her service have been found." However, according to the Papers of the War Department, correspondence between Isaac Craig, James McHenry and Alexander Hamilton, the Senator Ross launched with pride, with Major Craig confident that the galley "will far exceed the Spanish naval capability currently on the Mississippi. He asks for instructions as soon as possible, and details plans for hiring a crew." Alexander Hamilton recommends the Senator Ross be directed to the "lower posts of the Mississippi and manned by officers and men detached from the line who have the necessary marine knowledge." Apparently, the Senator Ross was directed by Colonel John Francis Hamtramck to go to Fort Massac, to assist with the protection of the fort. Hamilton then writes to James McHenry stating that although he still believes the Senator Ross should be sent "to the lower posts on the Mississippi River, he concedes that McHenry's decision for the boat to remain at Fort Massac has merit."According to the Memorandum Book commencing May 19, 1794, in the Craig Papers (Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh) , both the John Adams and the Senator Ross were "forty-five feet in length and thirteen in beam. They had two masts and were equipped with sails and rigging brought from the East. There were thirty oars of differing lengths and the row-benches were constructed so that they could be folded away." Neville B. Craigg in, The History of Pitisburgh (Pittsburgh, 1851), states that her [Senator Ross] armament consisted of a 24-pounder and several swivels."What became of the galley Senator Ross is worthy of additional research.

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        EPISTOLARIO DEL MÉDICO DE CARLOS IV Y FERNANDO VII (1799 -1825) (SIGLO XVIII)

      - 1799 191 cartas y otros documentos. Rustica. Marcas prefilatélicas de: Escorial, San Ildefonso, Aragón, Navarra, Soria, Zaragoza. AÑOS: 1799 - 1825 --- CONSULTAR PRECIO ---. Se trata del epistolario manuscrito redactado por José Ángel González, médico de la Real Familia, que enviaba periódicamente cartas a Gregorio Javier Martínez, escribano de Alfaro. El tema mayoritariamente abordado es el de la gestión del patrimonio agrícola de la familia González. Le interesaba la recolección, la venta de granos, su almacenamiento, el precio de los mismos, etc. De interés para observar las penurias de la época incluso para personas bien situadas. Se sigue el proceso agrícola, las preocupaciones por las cosechas, el mantenimiento del ganado, la subasta o acumulación de granos para su reventa, su negocio para venderlo a precio de otras localidades, los intermediarios, etc. Gregorio Javier Martínez hacía las veces de apoderado del médico de modo que gestionaba sus bienes pero siempre dando cuenta a su propietario. Éste, desde la distancia, mostraba sus puntos de vista y apremiaba frecuentemente por la necesidad de dinero ante la falta de pagos por sus honorarios como médico de Carlos IV y Fernando VII. Se ve claramente que el cargo de médico daba prestigio pero ninguna ganancia. Lo cual provocaba en José Ángel González la necesidad de mantenerse con sus bienes agrícolas situados en La Rioja. Las cartas contienen abundantes menciones a la situación económica y política del país, como la salud del rey, la búsqueda de recomendaciones entre los covachuelistas de la Administración real, las deudas públicas pero también la admiración por los jardines de San Ildefonso. Interesante el seguir el ritmo de vida de la familia del médico durante la Guerra de la Independencia. Se menciona la llegada de los franceses, las requisas de víveres y ganados, los cortes de comunicaciones y secuestro de correo y sobre todo, el hambre y la falta de dinero que llevaba a malvender bienes. Dura situación incluso para hombres como el nuestro que se consideraba en posición relativamente desahogada. El epistolario está lleno de referencias a la suerte de la familia del médico, preocupado por sacarles adelante. Hay cartas de su hijo Francisco Javier González, sacerdote en San Ildefonso que aspirará a un canonicato tras las gestiones de su padre ; o Modesto González, subteniente del Ejército Real siempre necesitado de dinero pues nunca cobra sueldo. Se citan otros miembros como varias hijas religiosas profesas y otro hijo estudiante que necesita dinero para poder doctorarse. Las cartas permiten seguir mediante citas directas el currículum vitae de José Ángel González como médico de la familia real.Acrecienta el valor del epistolario el hecho de que la mayoría de las cartas estén selladas con marcas prefilatélicas de distintas localidades : Escorial, San Ildefonso, Aragón, Navarra, Soria, ZaragozaSon 191 cartas manuscritas. Acompaña un impreso con los méritos de Francisco Javier hijo del médico, sacerdote en San Ildefonso con otros documentos anejos (fes de vida notariales). Se prolongan ininterrumpidamente entre 1799 y 1825, sin huecos cronológicos. Z (Ref.18921) historia contemporanea guerra de la independencia manuscritos agricultura la rioja alfaro medicina familia real [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vernunft und Sprache (2 Bände).

      Leipzig, Hartknoch, 1799.. Eine Metakritik zur Kritik der reinen Vernunft, XXXII, 479 Seiten; 402 Seiten, Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, 16,5 x 10,5 cm,. Einbände etwas berieben und bestossen, Stempel auf dem Titelblatt, innen etwas gebräunt.

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        Die Kunst zu Tuschen und mit Wasserfarben :

      1799. MEYNIER, Johann Heinrich. Die Kunst zu Tuschen und mit Wasserfarben : sowohl in Miniatur, als in Gouache und in Aberlischer-oder Aquarell-Manier, Landschaften, Porträte, und andere Gegenstände zu mahlen : nebst Vorausgeschickten Bemerkungen über die Kunst zu zeichnen. xvi, 301, [3] pp. Illustrated with 8 leaves of plates, of which 2 are folding and 1 is hand coloured. 8vo., bound in contemporary boards. Leipzig: Bey Heinrich Gräff, 1799. |~||~||~||~| A rare manual for artists by the author of Neues theoretisch-praktisches Zeichenbuch zum Selbstunterricht für alle Stände, which was published from 1798 to 1804. Both works devote a substantial amount to the subject of colour and this one contains a large folding plate which shows 784 different colours. Very rare, with OCLC listing only 2 copies in the US, Yale and the National Gallery and 4 in Europe. A little waterstaining at the beginning, but nevertheless a good copy.

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        A Missionary Voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the Years 1796, 1797, 1798 in the Ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the Officers and the Missionaries

      London: Printed by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. First Edition. Very good condition, near fine considering the age. Hint of foxing on ffep and title page, plus the maps, corners a little bumped, minor wear to full leather binding. Very nice looking book. Quarto, with six plates and seven maps, a full account of the first missionary voyage to the South Pacific. The Duff set out for Tahiti in 1796, and visited many island groups, including Tonga and the Marquesas.

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        Voyage dans les États-Unis D'Amérique, Fait en 1795, 1796 et 1797

      Paris, 1799. First edition. 3 large engraved folding maps of Les Etats-Unis and 9 folding tables, woodcut title vignettes. xxiv, 365, [1]; iv, 349; iv, 384; , iii, 349; [iv], 400; iii, 336; iv, 366; 244 pp., with all half-titles. 8 vols. 8vo. Bound in contemporary quarter red morocco and red boards. Handsome set.

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        Voyage dans l&#39;int?rieur de la Chine et en Tartarie, fait dans les ann?es 1792, 1793 et 1794 par Lord Macartney anbassadeur du Roi d&#39;Angleterre aupr?s de l&#39;Empereur de Chine, R?dig? sur les papiers de Lord Macartney, sur ceux du Commodore Erasme Gower, et des autres personnes attach?es ? l&#39;Ambassade; par Sir Georges Stauton, de la Soci?t? royale de Londres, Secr?taire de l&#39;Ambassade d&#39;Angleterre, et Ministre pl?nipotentiaire aupr?s de l&#39;Empereur de Chine : traduit de l&#39;Anglais avec des notes, par J. Cast?ra

      Paris: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Librair, rue Hautefeuille, no. 20, 1799. Seconde édition, augmentée d&#39;un Précis de l&#39;Histoire de la Chine, par le traducteur, et du Voyage en Chine et en tartare de J. C. Huttner, traduit de l&#39;allemand par le même Traducteur. Vol.1 : with half-title , portrait frontispiece of Macartney, clxxxiv, 311 pp. Plates 1-6. VOLUME II : half-title, 408 pp., Plates 7-13. VOLUME 3 : Half title, 414, [2, Catalogue "Voyages" de la librairie chez Buisson,] pp. Plates 14-27. VOLUME 4 : half-title 380 pp. , Plates 28-35. VOLUME. 5 : half-title. 350 pp, 1 plate 36 and 2 folding maps, Plates 37 & 38. 5 vols. 8vo. Nineteenth century brown boards, red paper labels, some rubbing, else Very Good.

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        Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797 With an Appendix containing geographical illustrations of Africa by Major Rennell

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the Author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1799. First edition. 3 folding engraved maps, colored in outline, 6 engraved plates, 2 leaves of engraved music. xxviii, 372, [4pp. Music]; xcii pp. 1 vols. 4to. Uncut, Bound in period style boards. Some toning and light spotting, some offsetting from portrait onto title leaf. UNCUT The classic of African exploration.

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        Travels in the interior districts of Africa: Performed under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the years 1795, 1796, and 1797. By Mungo Park, Surgeon. With an appendix, containing geographical illustrations of Africa. By Major Rennell.

      Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to his majesty, Pall-Mall., London, 1799 - London, Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to his majesty, Pall-Mall. 1799. 4°. 27 cm. XXVIII, 372, XCII Seiten, 9 Blatt (inklusive Kupfer) und 3 gefaltete Karten. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Lederschildchen. Erste Ausgabe. Graesse, Tresor de livres rares et precieux, Band V, 136. Mit 6 Kupfern (Portrait von Mungo Park, Rhamnus Lotus, View of Ali's tent, View of Kamalia, View of a Bridge, Shea, or the Butter Tree), 3 gefaltete Karten (The Route of Mr. Mugo Park, Map of North Africa, Chart of variations) und 3 Blatt: Postscript, A Negro Song from Mr. Park's travels, 2 Seiten Noten. 2 Exlibris auf Innendeckel und Vorsatz, Namenseintrag von alter hand auf Vorsatz. Einband wenig bestoßen, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition. Graesse, Tresor de livres rares et precieux, Band V, 136. With 6 copper engravings, 3 maps, 2 pages sheet music. Cover lightly bumped, otherwise in fine condition. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Lederschildchen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Introduction to the Knowledge and Practice of Gardening by Charles Marshall, Vicar of Brixworth, Northamptonshire. [Three lines from Bacon] To which is added, An essay on quick-lime, as a cement and as a manure, by James Anderson, LL.D. F.R.S. F.A.S.S

      Boston: Printed by Samuel Etheridge, for Joseph Nancrede, no. 49, Marlboro&#39;-Street, 1799. First American from the second London edition, considerably enlarged and improved. xii, 276; [2], ii, [1], 4-134, 115, [5] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary marbled calf, red leather title labels. About fine, minor chipping at heads. With the bookplates of Ezra Northey and Kenneth Roberts and his note on tomatoes on ffep. Anderson&#39;s Essay on Quick-Lime (v. 2, 115, [5] p.) has separate title page and was also issued separately&#11;&#11;Some copies printed on thick paper of which this may be one.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. K. Ponheimer bei Reilly, "Tabula, qua Cursus veredarii per ... - Postkarte von Finnland und Norrland".

      . mit Grenz- u. Flächenkolorit,, 1799, 38,4 x 49,3. Mit Kopftitel. Links oben die Titelkartusche. Oben rechts die Zeichenerklärung. - Die Karte zeigt Finnland. im Osten noch St. Petersburg. Mit Einzeichnung der Postrouten. Mit einer Insetkarte von Dalarna.

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        An Introduction to the Knowledge and Practice of Gardening by Charles Marshall, Vicar of Brixworth, Northamptonshire. [Three lines from Bacon] To which is added, An essay on quick-lime, as a cement and as a manure, by James Anderson, LL.D. F.R.S. F.A.S.S

      Boston: Printed by Samuel Etheridge, for Joseph Nancrede, no. 49, Marlboro'-Street, 1799. First American from the second London edition, considerably enlarged and improved. xii, 276; [2], ii, [1], 4-134, 115, [5] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary marbled calf, red leather title labels. About fine, minor chipping at heads. With the bookplates of Ezra Northey and Kenneth Roberts and his note on tomatoes on ffep. First American from the second London edition, considerably enlarged and improved. xii, 276; [2], ii, [1], 4-134, 115, [5] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Anderson's Essay on Quick-Lime (v. 2, 115, [5] p.) has separate title page and was also issued separately Some copies printed on thick paper of which this may be one.

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        Voyage dans l'intérieur de la Chine et en Tartarie, fait dans les années 1792, 1793 et 1794 par Lord Macartney anbassadeur du Roi d'Angleterre auprès de l'Empereur de Chine, Rédigé sur les papiers de Lord Macartney, sur ceux du Commodore Erasme Gower, et des autres personnes attachées à l'Ambassade; par Sir Georges Stauton, de la Société royale de Londres, Secrétaire de l'Ambassade d'Angleterre, et Ministre plénipotentiaire auprès de l'Empereur de Chine : traduit de l'Anglais avec des notes, par J. Castéra

      Paris: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Librair, rue Hautefeuille, no. 20, 1799. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un Précis de l'Histoire de la Chine, par le traducteur, et du Voyage en Chine et en tartare de J. C. Huttner, traduit de l'allemand par le même Traducteur. Vol.1 : with half-title , portrait frontispiece of Macartney, clxxxiv, 311 pp. Plates 1-6. VOLUME II : half-title, 408 pp., Plates 7-13. VOLUME 3 : Half title, 414, [2, Catalogue "Voyages" de la librairie chez Buisson,] pp. Plates 14-27. VOLUME 4 : half-title 380 pp. , Plates 28-35. VOLUME. 5 : half-title. 350 pp, 1 plate 36 and 2 folding maps, Plates 37 & 38. 5 vols. 8vo. Nineteenth century brown boards, red paper labels, some rubbing, else Very Good. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un Précis de l'Histoire de la Chine, par le traducteur, et du Voyage en Chine et en tartare de J. C. Huttner, traduit de l'allemand par le même Traducteur. Vol.1 : with half-title , portrait frontispiece of Macartney, clxxxiv, 311 pp. Plates 1-6. VOLUME II : half-title, 408 pp., Plates 7-13. VOLUME 3 : Half title, 414, [2, Catalogue "Voyages" de la librairie chez Buisson,] pp. Plates 14-27. VOLUME 4 : half-title 380 pp. , Plates 28-35. VOLUME. 5 : half-title. 350 pp, 1 plate 36 and 2 folding maps, Plates 37 & 38. 5 vols. 8vo.

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        Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem edidit Joh. Christ. Fabricius praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus; accedunt species plurimae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae.

      Paris, Petrus Didot..., Anno VII (1799)- XII (1804). 3 parts bound in one. 4to (274 x 233mm). pp. 1-44; (2), 45-90; (4), 91-142, with 30 engraved plates of which 26 finely hand-coloured. Recent half calf, spine with red gilt lettered label. . "An important work because it is one of the first to illustrate Fabrician type specimens" (Evenhuis p. 156). Complete copies and especially the coloured issue are of the greatest rarity as the publisher's stock was destroyed by fire. "Der grösste Theil der Exemplare wurde durch eine Feruerbrunst zerstört" (Hagen p. 137). The work describes insects of the Natural History Museum in Paris. Antoine Jean Coquebert (1735-1825) was a French naturalist and councillor to the royal court at Amiens and Rheims.//Horn-Schenkling 3830; Nissen ZBI, 957.

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         Mémoire de F. A. Mesmer docteur en médecine, sur ses découvertes.

      Paris, Fuchs, de l'impr. de Lesguilliez, an VII-1799, in 12, de 2ff. XII-110pp., 1f. de cat. éditeur, broché papier marbré ancien, pièce de titre noire rajoutée, bon exemplaire à toutes marges. C'est le plus rare et le plus important des ouvrages de Mesmer. Ecrit 20 ans après son premier mémoire où il exposait sa doctrine, il se plaint de ne pas être compris par le corps des médecins. Il décide donc ici d'éclairer ses propos en les appuyant sur de nouvelles expériences, les dégageant cette fois-ci de tous les apports "occultes". Voir à ce sujet le très long commentaire de Crabtree. Bon exemplaire bien complet du dernier feuillet : notice publicitaire du librairie, le citoyen Fuchs. Ce feuillet n'est signalé que dans la collection Norman. ¶ Crabtree n°211 "One of the Mesmer's most important works. Mesmer complains that his discovery, animal magnetism, has had great difficulty in attaining acceptance in the medical world. He also undertakes to explain the phenomenon of somnambulism and its place in the practice of animal magnetism... He says that all the phenomena connected with "critical sleep", such as knowledge of things at a dsitance and the ability to diagnose disease... are to be explained in terms of the actions of the magnetic fluid, and therefore in terms of a purely mechanical physical system. He insists that traditional occult interpretations of theses things are mistaken..." - Norman Coll. M32 - Overmier & Senior, 86.

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        Bernstorffs Eftermaele.

      . Samling af Amindelses-Skrifter over Grev A. P. Bernstorff, med Fundatserne for de til hans Haeder oprettede Stiftelser. Ved prof. Nyerup. 2 bd. Kbhvn. 1799. 4to. XVI+382; VIII+264. Eksemplar pa skrivepapir indbundet i smukke samtidige hellaederbd. af flammet kalveskind med guldbort pa siderne og elegant rygforgyldning, farvede titelfelter. * Bibl. Dan. III, 994. Trykt af K. H. Seidelin med antikva og kan betegnes som et af höjdepunkterne i tidens danske bogproduktion..

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        Gesamtans.

      . Kupferstich v. Hisler aus Sächs. Postillion, um 1799, 18 x 29,5. Sehr seltenes Blatt. Oben mittig ein Portrait von Leo IV, rechts und links davon eine kurze Stadtbeschreibung in 5 Zeilen.

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        Trials for Adultery: or, the History of Divorces. Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons, for Adultery, Cruelty, Fornication, Impotence, &c. From the Year 1760, to the present Time. Including the whole of the Evidence on each Case.Together with Letters

      London: Printed for S. Bladon, 1799. Complete in 7 volumes. Books measure 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches. Complete, each part separately paginated, 31 full page plates. Bound in later half calf, ( circa 1850s ), raised bands, gilt lines, gilt stamp within compartments, marble boards, coloured endpapers. Calf rubbed on edges and corners, with minor wear loss on corners, volume number labels worn, 2 hinge joints cracked, but boards very firm. Generally bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, some occasional light tanning or spotting, heavier in places. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A very nice set, in good attractive bindings. . First Edition. Half Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

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        The excursion down the Wye from Ross to Monmouth : comprehending, historical and descriptive accounts of Wilton and Goodrich castles, also of Court Field, the nursery of King Henry the Fifth; New Wear, and every other object in the voyage ... The celebrated family of the Swifts, who resided at Goodrich, are not overlooked: and, throughout the whole are interspersed, a variety of amusing and interesting circumstances: never before collected: particularly, memoirs and anecdotes...

      Monmouth : Printed and sold by him [i.e. C. Heath] : sold also by Mr. Roberts, Ross : Mrs. Chambers, Ragland : Mr. Rogers; [etc., etc.], 1799. 1st Edition. Finely bound in contemporary half aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt-cross bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly blind-tooled. Bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Scans on request. BOUND WITH both parts of Heath's Monmouthshire excursion including Tintern Abbey & Chepstow Castle and BOUND WITH his Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Castle Ragland... Notes; At foot of p. 164: "End of the first part." Continued by three other "Historical accounts ... " by the same author, published 1801-4. Libri Walliae 2368. Subjects; Kyrle, John 1637-1724. Travel. Description. History.Folk Customs. River Wye. Wye Valley. Wales. Ross. Monmouth. Monmouthshire. Wales. Genre; Travel Literature - 18th century.

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        Regina Celi". Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit U. ("Marsand / ex-Monaco Bened.no").

      O. O. u. D. - Titel, 11 SS. auf losen gefalt. Bögen. Qu.-Folio. Motette "Regina caeli" für fünf Stimmen mit unterlegtem Text. Der Venezianer Marsand, Schüler des Kapellmeisters des Markusdoms, war zunächst Benediktiner, dann Franziskaner. "He was the most remarkable of the last classical composers in Venice, and in his 600 compositions showed a richness of inspiration which set him apart from others of his time [.] High-spirited and restless, often careless about his affairs, he was largely misunderstood by his contemporaries [.] Marsand's autograph scores are in Venice (in Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Seminario Patriarcale, Fondazione Ugo Levi, Museo Civico Correr, Accademia Querini-Stampalia" (New Grove XI, 700). - Provenienz: Aus der Sammlung des Hofkapellsängers, Hofkriegsratsbeamten und Musikforschers Aloys Fuchs (1799-1853); diesem am Titelblatt oben links von anderer Hand gewidmet: "A Sig. Luigi Fuchs"; darunter von Fuchs' eigener Hand bezeichnet: "Originale von Anselm Marsand. Componist in Venedig". "Nach Fuchs' Tode wurde die Sammlung aufgelöst, Hauptteile besitzen heute die Staatsbibliothek Berlin und die Stiftsbibliothek Göttweig" (NDB V, 677). Selten.

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        Eigenh. Musikmanuskript (Fragment) mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 2 SS. Qu.-4to.. 19 Takte: Noten für Klavier, Flöte, Violine, Viola und Cello. Das Blatt bezeichnet "5". In Schutzumschlag mit eigenh. Echtheitsbestätigung des Hofkapellsängers, Hofkriegsratsbeamten und Musikforschers Aloys Fuchs (1799-1853): "Eigenh. Notenschrift des Johann Gallus de Mederitsch (Opern-Componist in Berlin) Geb. 1755 - 18. Dezbr 1835 (Partitur-Fragment) dessen Echtheit verbürgt Aloys Fuchs". "Nach Fuchs' Tode wurde die Sammlung aufgelöst, Hauptteile besitzen heute die Staatsbibliothek Berlin und die Stiftsbibliothek Göttweig" (NDB V, 677). - Mederitsch erhielt seine musikalische Ausbildung bei Georg Christoph Wagenseil. 1781/82 wirkte er als Musikdirektor am Olmützer Theater, dann am Wiener Kärntnertortheater. 1793 trat er in die Dienste des polnischen Königs Stanislaus II. Er war 1794-98 zum Teil in Budapest, zum Teil in Wien tätig, wo er um 1800 Klavierlehrer Franz Grillparzers war. Seit 1811 in Lemberg, befreundete sich Mederitsch mit seinem Kompositionslehrer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart d. J., der ihn finanziell unterstützte.

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        General Regulations and Orders for the conduct of His Majesty's forces in Great Britain

      London: T Egerton for the War Office, 1799. 7 pages and 181 pages incorporating folding muster rolls and specimen subsistence returns. A handsome copy bound in contemporary tree calf; the boards are slightly rubbed and the hinges are a little weak. The principal sections deal with baggage and marches, barracks, and recruiting. (For other books on the Napoleonic Wars please search my stock using the keyword napoleonic.)

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        Lotto di 28 bandi ufficiali promulgati dalla ?Reggenza provvisoria della Città e Stato di Lucca? tra il luglio 1799 e il giugno 1800. Stampa a cura di Filippo Maria Benedini. 1799 - 1800.

      Documenti originali, in vario formato e in barbe, assai ben conservati. Il lotto comprende: 1) "Avviso al pubblico" (Trasporto degli ammalati, 1799); 2) "Notificazione" (Compilazione dei processi, senza data); 3) "Notificazione" (Nomina di Francesco Melchiorre Di Poggio alla carica di Commissario Interino di Giustizia e Polizia, 27 / 7 / 1799); 4) "Notificazione" (Denuncia dei delitti, 30 / 7 / 1799, a firma Giuseppe Remigi); 5) "Notificazione" (Ricerca di avena e vettovaglie per le truppe, 31 / 7 / 1799, a firma Pietro Calandrini); 6) "Notificazione" (Esposizione dell'augustissimo Sacramento, 1 / 8 / 1799, a firma Pietro Calandrini); 7) "Notificazione" (Richieste di contributi al clero, 17 / 8 / 1799, a firma Salvatore Dalli); 8) "Benedizione alle armi vincenti" (28 / 8 / 1799, a firma Nicolao Cristofani); 9) "Espulsione dei forestieri" (5 / 9 / 1799, a firma Sebastiano Puccinelli); 10) "Notificazione" (Debiti del clero, 9 / 9 / 1799, a firma Filippo Sardi); 11) "Notificazione" (Ricerca di letti, lenzuola e coperte, 16 / 10 / 1799, a firma Pitero Calandrini); 12) "Proclama" (Sospensione leggi Governo Democratico, 17 / 10 / 1799, a firma Pietro Calandrini); 13) "Ordine" (Straordinaria imposizione generale, dicembre 1799, a firma Bonaventura Nicolao Biscotti); 14) "Sollecitazioni religiose" (12 / 12 / 1799, a firma Filippo Sardi); 15) "Notificazione" (proroga pagamenti tasse, 16 / 1 / 1800, a firma Bonaventura Nicolao Biscotti); 16) "Notificazione" (Preghiere in favore del nuovo governo, 23 / 1 / 1800, a firma Nicolao Cristofani); 17) "Notificazione" (Pagamento delle imposte, 25 / 1 / 1800, a firma Bonaventura Nicolao Biscotti); 18) "Notificazione" (Scadenze per pagamenti tasse, 31 / 1 / 1800, a firma Bonaventura Nicolao Biscotti); 19) "Notificazione" (Esposizione del Crocifisso de' Bianchi, 2 / 2 / 1800, a firma Pietro Calandrini); 20) "Notificazione (Richieste di ricevute pagamenti, 9 / 2 / 1800, a firma Girolamo Giuliani); 21) "Notificazione" (Scioglimento Guardia Urbana, 10 / 2 / 1800, a firma Pietro Calandrini); 22) Dispensa dalla astinenza quaresimale (20 / 2 / 1800, a firma Filippo Sardi); 23) Giuramento circa la disponibilità di generi alimentari (1 / 3 / 1800, a firma Salvatore Dalli); 24) "Notificazione" (Saldo pagamenti insoluti, 2 / 4 / 1800, a firma Bonaventura Nicolao Biscotti); 25) "Proclama sulla quiete pubblica" (23 / 4 / 1800, a firma Francesco Melchiorre Di Poggio); 26) "Notificazione" (Deposito grani e granaglie, 31 / 5 / 1800, a firma Pietro Calandrini); 27) "Preci e suoni di campane per la conquista di Genova" (6 / 6 / 1800, a firma Nicoalo Cristofani); 28) "Notificazione" (Soccorso di commestibili, 10 / 6 / 1800, a firma Barone de Fenzel e Antonio De Oreskovich). Dopo la brevissima esperienza del Governo democratico, sotto la tutela dell?armata napoleonica, il 18 luglio 1799 entrarono a Lucca le truppe imperiali austriache, e sei giorni dopo il generale Klenau provvide alla nomina della ?Reggenza provvisioria della Città e Stato di Lucca?, che durò poco meno di un anno. La Reggenza era formata dai nove Anziani della Repubblica aristocratica, deposti dalla rivoluzione dell?anno precedente, compreso il Gonfaloniere Montecatini. Furono soppressi i ministeri istituiti dal Governo democratico, fu creato un Commissariato di Giustizia e di Polizia, che si dedicò ad una sistematica opera di persecuzione e ripristinò la tortura e la gogna, e gli istituti legislativi non furono mai convocati. La battaglia di Marengo (14 giugno 1800) restituì Lucca ai Francesi, e l?8 luglio 1800 il generale Launay istituì un governo provvisorio di 11 cittadini democratici.

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        The Speech of the Right Hon William Pitt, in the British House of Commons, on Thursday, January 31, 1799

      Dublin: Printed by George Grierson. 1799. First. First edition. Octavo. 53pp. Rebound in brown cloth, gilt spine. Light scattered foxing, about near fine. Pitt's influential speech arguing for the (successful) Union of Great Britain and Ireland. Scarce. OCLC locates three copies. ESTC T58113. .

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        Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa. Two Volumes

      1799. PARK, Mungo. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa. xxvii, 372, xcii, [6] pp. Illustrated with an engraved portait, 5 engraved plates (1 folding), 2 folding maps, 1 folding chart, 2 engraved leaves of music. 4to., 271 x 210 mm, bound in nineteenth-century polished brown calf, neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down. London: Bulmer & Co, 1799. |~||~||~||~||~|$3500.00 Second Edition of this compelling and extremely important account of the two-year expedition into the African interior. "Until the publication of Park's book in 1799 hardly anything was known of the interior of Africa, apart from the north-east region and coastal areas... It has become a classic of travel literature, and its scientific observations on the botany and meteorology of the region, and on the social and domestic life of the negroes, have remained of lasting value" (PMM). Mungo Park (1771-1806), born in Selkirk, Scotland, was one of the most famous of early European explorers of Africa. After serving as a surgeon with the East India Company, he traveled to Africa with the sponsorship of the African Association to explore the Niger River. Traveling northeast from the Gambia River, he reached the Niger at Segu and proceeded 300 miles upstream to Bamako. His small expedition encountered many obstacles: illness, robbery, and even captivity. Park marched east to Bambuk, crossing the Faleme and the Senegal; on July 20, 1796, he "saw with infinite pleasure the great object of my mission - the long sought-for, majestic Niger, glittering to the morning sun, as broad as the Thames at Westminster, and flowing slowly to the eastward." In 1805 Park returned to Africa as part of a British government expedition to trace the Niger to its mouth; the expedition ended in disaster: at Bussa Park and his party were attacked in their canoes and Park was drowned. None of the forty-four Europeans who set out to further explore the Niger ever returned. A near fine copy. PMM 253. Cox I, 394. See: Texas A&M Cushing Library, Africa: Selections from the Rex B. Grey Collection exhibition, and also J. Thomson, Mungo Park and the River Niger (1890).

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        BATAVIA, in deszelfs gelegenheid, opkomst, voortreffelyke gebouwen, hooge en laage regeering, geschiedenissen, kerkzaaken, koophandel, zeden, luchtsgesteldheid, ziekten, dieren en gewassen, beschreeven.

      Amsterdam, Smit & Holtrop, 1799.4 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt with green morocco title-label (extremities of spine sl. dam.). With engraved allegorical frontispiece (some marginal waterstaining), 4 engraved title-vignettes, 4 title-pages printed in red and black, folding map of Java, folding view of Batavia, folding plate of the Island of Onrust, folding plate of the Cape of Good Hope, 2 folding plates with birds and animals, 2 folding plates with 4 views of Batavia, and 3 folding plans of Batavia, all engraved by M. Sallieth after H. Kobell Jr. IV,147,(1); 108; 171,(1); 103,(1) pp.First published in Amsterdam by Petrus Conradi & Harlingen, Volkert van der Plaats, 1782-83; with armorial bookplate of F. William Wickel. - The anonymous author of this extensive description of Batavia claims to have received most of his information directly from the high officials of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) residing in Batavia. Information on the trade of the VOC in the East Indies is given. 'Batavia, capital city of the Netherlands Indies, site of a VOC post from 1610, and founded in 1619 by J.P. Coen, as regional headquarters for the Dutch East Indies Company, on the site of the Banten port of Jayakarta. It was first constructed as a Dutch city, complete with canals and walls to resist attack from Mataram, and much of the surrounding countryside was cleared of its inhabitants to create a kind of cordon sanitaire around the city. Batavia became a major center of settlement by Chinese, who lived within the city under their own laws. Tension between the Dutch and the Chinese led to a massacre of Chinese in 1740. The social composition of the city was also influenced by a large slave community, much of it Balinese in origin, who formed the basis for a constantly evolving mestizo culture in the city (Cribb, Historical dictionary of Indonesia, p.49-50). In fact five of the fine plates are made after drawings by Johannnes Rach (Het gouvernement te Batavia, de Markt te Batavia, De Diestpoort te Batavia, 't Kasteel te Batavia and a view depicting the harbour of Batavia). Including the large plan of Batavia drawn by order of governor-general P.A. van der Parra by A. van Krevelt. - A fine copy.Tiele 77; Landwehr, VOC, 499; Bastin-Brommer N 23; Cat. KITLV p.9; Brommer, Batavia, p.81.

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        Voyage a Surinam, et dans l'intérieur de la Guiane, contenant la Relation de cinq Années de Courses et d'Observations faites dans cette Contrée intéressante et peu connue; avec des détails sur les Indiens de Guiane. Collection de planches.

      Chez F. Buisson, (1799)., a Paris, - Atlante solo (atlas only) In-4° (289x220mm), legatura coeva m. pelle marrone marmorizzata e angoli con dorso adorno di tassello in pelle color arancio con titolo in oro disposto verticalmente. Piatti cartonati in marmorizzatura gialla e nera. Il volume consta di un frontespizio a stampa, di 2 pp. di indice delle tavole, di un'antiporta calcografica incisa da Tardieu il vecchio raffigurante il capitano Stedman appoggiato ad un fucile sopra il corpo di un indigeno da lui ucciso e di altre 43 bellissime incisioni calcografiche, sia a foglio intero che ripiegate. Le incisioni, tutte realizzate con estrema finezza da Tardieu il vecchio, raffigurano, fra l'altro, una carta generale della Guiana (ripiegata), paesaggi del Suriname, della Guiana e della Caienna, pesci, uccelli e varietà faunistiche autoctone (soprattutto scimmie), indigeni costrettii schiavitù ed intenti a varie occupazioni, una carta del Suriname (ripiegata), piantagioni, torture inflitte agli indigeni (la macabra rappresentazione di un "Nègre suspendu vivant par les côtes"), la scorticatura di un serpente ucciso dallo Stedman, disposizioni militari, piante della flora locale, una veduta della rada e della città di Paramaribo (ripiegata), una pianta di Paramaribo, aemi, ornamenti, mobili e suppellettili delle popolazioni autoctone, la marcia attraverso un acquitrino della Guiana, la pianta di un campo di battaglia tra i fiumi Cottica e Maroni "avec la manière de camper dans les Forêts du Surinam" (ripiegata), strumenti musicali dei luoghi, uno squalo delle acque locali, una pianta della Guiana Francese (ripiegata). Qualche ininfluente fioritura. Ottimo esemplare. Atlante iconografico facente seguito alla prima traduzione francese di "Narrative of a five years' expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam: in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the years 1772 to 1777" (Londra, 1796), importantissimo resoconto settecentesco su territori ancora relativamente poco noti da parte degli europei. Lo Stedman (in Olanda, 1744-Tiverton, 1797), avventuriero nato in Olanda da padre scozzese e madre olandese, partì per Suriname nel 1774 in qualità di soldato della Scots Brigade, unità militare che appoggiava i coloni olandesi, per reprimere una rivolta di schiavi che si era verificata nel territorio. Il "Narrative of five years", frutto del lustro da lui trascorso in Sud America, contiene numerosissime informazioni sulla crudeltà del sistema schiavistico che vigeva in quei luoghi e, per quanto lo Stedman non fosse un abolizionista in senso proprio (egli deplorava solo i trattamenti eccessivamente crudeli riservati agli schiavi), finì con l'esercitare una notevole influenza nella stessa causa abolizionista. Cfr. Sabin, 91083. Palau, 322171. Brunet, V, 527. Henry in Michaud, Biogr. Universelle, XLIII, 484: "Relation. où l'histoire de ses amours et les détails de la guerre contre les nègres marrons, qui l'a fait pénétrer fort avant dans l'intérieur de la Guiane, jettent beaucoup d'intérêt". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descriptiones et Icones Plantarum Rariorum Hungariae

      Volume III of three (1812). A COMPLETE VOLUME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL HUNGARIAN BOTANICAL WORKS, WITH 80 FULL-PAGE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS BY KARL SCHUTZ AFTER HIS SON JOHANN SCHUTZ. Large folio. Beautifully bound in recent quarter calf and decorated boards. Some restoration to text pages. THE EIGHTY PLATES ARE ALL IN BRILLIANT CONDITION. Cleveland Collections 678; Dunthorne 325; Kanitz, Versuch einer Geschichte der ungarischen Botanik (1865), 82-129 (the introduction on 89-111); Nissen BBI 2096; Pritzel 9939; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 16.560. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem editit Joh. Christ. Fabricius, praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus ; accedunt species plumirae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae. Volume 1 seul

      Originale.Reliure full carton of publisher, faded back awkwardly restored Edition using an adhesive patch cream dishes and dirty with scrapes and miss angular corners strongly émoussés.Deux foxing at the beginning and end of the volume, without missing a small tear on pages 17-18, is some exemplary rousseurs.Notre complete its 10 color plates in-fine.Précieux autograph dedication signed by the author (Georges) Cuvier.Rare incomplete copy of its volumes II and III, introduced in the state but a prestigious provenance. Petri Didot natu majoris Parisiis Anno VII (1799) 26x35cm relié

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        Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem edidit Joh. Christ. Fabricius praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus; accedunt species plurimae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae.

      Paris, Petrus Didot..., Anno VII (1799)- XII (1804). 3 parts bound in one. 4to (320 x 250mm). pp. 1-44; (2), 45-90; (4), 91-142, with 30 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spine with red gilt lettered label (skilful repair to hinges). "An important work because it is one of the first to illustrate Fabrician type specimens" (Evenhuis p. 156). Complete copies and especially the coloured issue are of the greatest rarity as the publisher's stock was destroyed by fire. "Der grösste Theil der Exemplare wurde durch eine Feuersbrunst zerstört" (Hagen p. 137). The work describes insects of the Natural History Museum in Paris. Antoine Jean Coquebert (1735-1825) was a French naturalist and councillor to the royal court at Amiens and Rheims.//Horn-Schenkling 3830; Nissen ZBI, 957.

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        Alexander Volta s meteorologische Beobachtungen besonders über die atmosphärische Elektricität. Aus dem Italiänischen mit Anmerkungen des Herausgebers und Kupfern. Mit 1 gefalt. Kupfer im Anhang.

      Leipzig: in der Müllerschen Buchhandlung 1799 - HLDr.der Zeit, xvi, 274 S., kl. 8° mit vergoldetem Rückenschildchen. Einband wenig berieben u. abgegriffen. Kopfkapitalbereich leicht beschabt. Titel mehrfach gestempelt; alte Besitzersignaturen. Seiten gering altersgebräunt/-fleckig, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Klugheitslehre, praktisch abgehandelt in akademischen Vorlesungen. Band 1 - 2 cpl..

      Prag, Eisenwanger, 1799.. ( Erste Ausgabe: " Zu haben im Eisenwangerschen Verlagsgewölbe in der Eisengasse, Nro. 31 " ). Mit 3 n.n. Blättern, 412 Seiten sowie 1 Blatt, 392 Seiten. Jeweils in Ohldr mit farbigen Rückenschildchen, 8° ( 20 x 12 cm ). Inhalt: Begriff und Einteilung der Klugheit - Von der wahren und falschen Klugheit - Von der Verstellung und Anstellung - Von der Menschenkenntnis -Von den vier Haupttemperamenten ( sanguinischen, melancholischen, cholerischen, phlegmatischen ) - Von den drei herrschenden Leidenschaften ( Wollust, Ehrgeiz, Habsucht ) - Von der Erkenntnis sittlicher Charaktere - Von der Physiognomie // Grundgesetz der Klugheit - Von den Geschicklichkeiten des Verstandes - Von der Ehre - Vom zeitlichen Vermögen - Von der Klugheit - Von der Mitwirkung fremder Kräfte - Von Gönnern im ausgebreiteten Verstande - Vom Anstande - Von der Höflichkeit - Von der Artigkeit - Einige allgemeine Regeln für den gesellschaftlichen Umgang - Von Gönnern im eingeschränkten Verstande - Von Freunden in der ausgedehntern Bedeutung - Von der ehelichen Freundschaft. Einbände jeweils stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Besitzvermerke von alter Hand, Seiten durchgehend etwas stockfleckig bzw. schwach braunfleckig, einige Seiten auch stärker. Einige Seiten angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig. - sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        John Adams approves two acts of Congress concerning public health and the welfare of naval veterans

      Document, signed in type "John Adams", as President. Fifth Congress of the United States, Second Session: AN ACT Respecting Quarantines and Health Laws, approved February 25, 1799; In addition to AN ACT for the Relief of sick and disabled Seamen, approved March 2, 1799, 3p, 8.25" x 13.25". Philadelphia, 1799. Typical folds, spine fold partially separated with some light dampstains along fold and margins. The first act, concerning quarantines, orders federal port officials to respect state health laws concerning the quarantine of ships arriving from foreign or domestic ports and makes provision for the storage of goods and wares aboard such ships. The act also provides for the relocation of federal offices and officials to a new location in the event of "a contagious or epidemical disease at the seat of government." The act also provides for the removal of federal offices and officials from ports where similar circumstances prevailed. The second act, approved by Adams about a week afterwards, expands the scope of a law to provide relief for sick and injured seamen by levying a 20 cent per month deduction of pay for all naval officers, seamen, and marines.Extremely Rare. An unusual issue combining Evans 36475 and 36472 on a single bifolium. Combination not sourced in Evans or Bristol. This may have been the manner in which the acts were originally issued, but were only found by Evans on separate sheets.

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        Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem editit Joh. Christ. Fabricius, praemissis ejustdem descriptionibus; accedunt species plurimae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae. Tabularum decas prima, decas secunda. [parts I-II]

      Paris, Petrus Didot Major, Anno VII [1799], X (1801). Two parts (of three) in two. Large 4to (ca. 33 x 25 cm). 90 pp., 20 fine hand-coloured plates. Uniform quarter calf over original printed boards, gilt titles on spines. Preserved in black buckram slipcase.l A rare series on insects (and some arachnids) in the collection of the Museum d'Histoire naturelle in Paris by Antoine Jean Coquebert de Montbret (1753-1825). The title on the spines says "Fabricius - Illustratio insectorum", but Coquebert is the author. Published over a rather long period in troubled times and therefore scarce, all the more because most of the stock was destroyed in a fire (Hagen p. 137). A third part, published in 1804, is not present. Board edges and corners a bit rubbed, faint damp-stain to front flyleaf of part II, otherwise a very good set with the text and plates exceptionally clean. Hagen I, p. 137; Horn-Schenkling, 3830; Nissen ZBI, 957.

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        Didymi Taurinensis De pronunciatione divini nominis quatuor literarum cum auctario observationum ad Hebraicam et cognatas linguas pertinentium.

      - Parmae, typis Bodonianis, 1799, in-4 piccolo, bella leg. coeva in pieno vitello, dorso liscio con titolo su tassello in pelle nera e nervi simulati da doppi filetti con piccole decorazioni neoclassiche inserite nel mezzo, il tutto in oro; singoli ferri puntiformi - sempre in oro - al centro degli scomparti; piatti in carta marmorizzata, segna-pagine in seta verde, tagli gialli, pp. [4], XCVII, [3], 213, [3], la prima carta bianca. Con una tav. f.t. inc. da Pio Tela. Carta con Addenda e Emendanda in fine. Brooks, n. 743: "In-8 reale f. e in.4 ducale [il ns. è in-4], interessante per il saggio di caratteri samaritani, palmyreni, armeni; caratteri arabi, ebraici, e greci nel testo". "Agl'intelligenti di tipografia appartiene l'apprezzare il merito di questa edizione (De Lama). E' di Tommaso Valperga abate di Caluso". Circoscritta spellatura sul piatto posteriore: bell'esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mahore a fortress belonging to Nizam Ally.

      Thomas Anbury London 1799 - Aquatint engraving with original hand-colour. Dimensions: 380 by 535mm. (15 by 21 inches).

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        A Missionary Voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean

      London: Prinbted by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. Quarto, with six plates and seven maps (five folding); endpapers lightly spotted yet an unusually fine and very large copy, completely uncut and unpressed in the original papered boards, spine neatly renewed, original printed spine label. Superb copy of a Pacific classic. First edition: a superb copy from the Parks collection. This is the full official account of the first missionary voyage to the South Pacific in its first appearance (a similar but slightly smaller edition on cheaper paper, with a different list of subscribers, was printed by Gillet for the same publisher Chapman later in the same year).The Duff set out for Tahiti in 1796, but visited many island groups, including particularly Tonga and the Marquesas. A new group of islands, the "Duff Group", was discovered among the Santa Cruz Islands. The maps here include a large chart of the Fiji islands as well as charts of Tongataboo, the Gambier Islands, the Marquesas, Tahiti and the Duff Group; the plates include an engraved view of Rio de Janeiro.There is much of Australian interest in the account of the voyage including a mention of escaped Botany Bay convicts, and the flight of several missionaries from Tonga, where three were killed, to Sydney. Some of the missionaries made their homes in Australia and founded families later to become important in Australian history. Also of considerable Australian significance is the appearance of the words "Greater Australia" on the "Chart of the Duff's Track in the Pacific Ocean 1797". As the map expert Dorothy Prescott has pointed out this would certainly have influenced Matthew Flinders. An old book-trade myth that still has some life in it has Flinders using the word "Australia" for the first time in his Voyage to Terra Australis of 1814.Wilson is identified as the author of the main body of the work in the Advertisement, which explains that he put it together from the captain's papers as well as his own, and from the missionaries' reports. The Hill catalogue notes that 'the long "preliminary discourse" was anonymously written by Samuel Greatheed, using the then-unpublished narrative of James Morrison, one of the pardoned Bounty mutineers. Morrison's manuscript was also the source for the extensive appendix on Tahiti. Indeed, William Wilson and James Morrison may be called co-authors of this book...'.

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        Wien Gesamtansicht.

      . Wir Vorsteher und andere Meister des Handwerks deren burgerl-Kleidermacher meistern in der K. K. Haupt- und Residenzstadt Wien... Kupferstich 15. Juli 1799, 33,5 x 40 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Stopp XI, A 138.1a.- Handwerkskundschaft mit einer Gesamtansicht der Stadt.

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        Lucinde. Ein Roman. Erster Theil (= alles Erschienene).

      Berlin, Heinrich Frölich 1799.. Erste Ausgabe (WG1,5). 1 Bl., 300 S., Kl.-8°., einfache Broschur der Zeit,. Broschur fleckig, knickspurig und etwas beschädigt, Seiten teils mit kleiner Eckknickspur, Titelblatt in der Falz mit altem Papierstreifen verstärkt, papierbedingt gebräunt, teils etwas braunfleckig, auf den ersten Seiten vereinzelt Radierspuren von radierten Bleistiftanstreichungen, kleines Exlibris und Name auf Innendeckel, innen ansonsten ordentlich erhalten, breitrandiges Exemplar, unbeschnitten,

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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 Pérouse

      London: G. & J. Robinson, 1799. Two volumes quarto (text), with frontispiece portrait, complete with half-titles, in very good condition; the folio atlas with engraved title, and 69 maps and plates, the large folding map of the voyage coloured in outline; the atlas volume large with edges uncut; a very good set with the text volumes in contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked, original double labels, atlas in matching quarter calf over old boards sfo posed shot. The best English edition. The official account of the great and tragic expedition of La Pérouse: the best English edition, the first to contain a full translation of the French original. Abridged translations had appeared in 1798, but this was the first complete translation, 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'.The official account of the La Pérouse voyage is generally considered one of the finest narratives of maritime exploration ever written. La Pérouse left Brest with two vessels in 1785 with one of their aims being to to explore the northwest coast of America. On the way they stopped in Chile and Hawaii, where they were the first Europeans to land on Maui. During 1786 La Pérouse followed the coast from their landfall near Mount St Elias in Alaska to southern California, exploring and mapping the coast and making particularly significant visits to Lituya Bay where they transacted with the Tlingit tribe (as dramatised two centuries later by Carl Sagan in Cosmos), the outer islands of British Columbia, San Francisco and Monterey. The first non-Spanish visitor to California since Francis Drake, the French explorer took close note of Spanish activity in the pueblos and missions.The expedition sailed on, visiting Macau, Manila, Korea, the Pacific coast of Russia, Japan, and Samoa and exploring the central Pacific, but their main instructions were to make for Australian waters to check on English activity in the region. Australia was a prize, and the French were as keen as the English to claim it. On 24 January 1788 they reached Botany Bay to find the ships of the First Fleet at anchor in the harbour and to the great surprise of the English settlers. The French ships spent over six weeks in Botany Bay, and thus witnessed the English move to Port Jackson and the beginnings of the fledgling settlement there. The settlers were the last Europeans to see the French expedition before it vanished in the Pacific. France lost its most important explorer of the eighteenth century, and the nation mourned this loss and the mystery surrounding it for decades.La Pérouse's habit of forwarding records whenever he had a chance 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 from Botany Bay. When it became clear that something had happened to the expedition, a decision was made to publish the journals he had transmitted home.This excellent copy of the handsome English edition has the armorial bookplates of Jeremiah D'Olier of Co. Wicklow, Ireland. D'Olier, 1745-1817, a Huguenot goldsmith, was one of the founding governors of the Bank of Ireland and served as Sheriff of Dublin in 1788. D'Olier Street in modern Dublin commemorates him.

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        Samling af fortjente danske mænds portraiter med biographiske efterretninger. Deel 1 - 3.

      København 1799 - 1806. 8vo. Kobberstukne tittelbl. 12 kobberstukne portretter. Kobberstikk i teksten. Nyere skinnbd. i gammel stil. Ryggdekor i gull. Monogram med krone. Rent og fint eks

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        ART OF BLEACHING PIECE-GOODS, COTTONS, AND THREADS, OF EVERY DESCRIPTION RENDERED MORE EASY AND GENERAL BY MEANS OF THE OXYGENATED MURIATIC ACID; WITH THE METHOD OF RENDERING PAINTED OR PRINTED GOODS PERFECTLY WHITE OR COLOURLESS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE MOST CERTAIN METHODS OF BLEACHING SILK AND WOOL; AND THE DISCOVERIES MADE BY THE AUTHOR IN THE ART OF BLEACHING PAPER

      London, England: G.G. and J. Robinson, 1799. later paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 8vo. later paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut. xvi, 351+(1) pages, nine foldout plates. C.J.H. Woodbury, Bibliography of the Cotton Manufacture (Waltham, Massachusetts: E.L. Barry, 1909), 45. Translated from the French by William Nicholson. Advertisement by the translator, preliminary observations by the author, table of contents, appendix. Nine foldout plates follow text. Author was a French chemist and Inspector of Manufactures.Covers lightly soiled, rubbed and scuffed at edges. Tanning at edges of text.

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        ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY IN A NEW SYSTEMATIC ORDER, CONTAINING ALL THE MODERN DISCOVERIES

      for Matthew Carey, Philadelphia, PA 1799 - 8vo. contemporary leather, red leather gilt-stamped label on spine. xliii, 49-592 pages, plates. Fourth edition (Cole 785; Evans 35718). Same text as the third edition, according to Cole. Translated from the French by Robert Kerr. Advertisement of the translator, preface by the author, table of contents, thirteen appendices. Two foldout tables in text; thirteen follow text. Covers bumped at corners. Back outside joint cracking. Inside hinges cracked. Previous owner's bookplate on second blank leaf. Foxing, mainly at edges of text. contemporary leather, red leather gilt-stamped label on spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Battle of the Nile, a dramatic poem, on the model of the Greek tragedy.

      London: printed for R. Faulder, 1799 - vii,[1],64p. 8vo. Disbound. The first edition. Jackson, Annals of English Verse p.232. A scarce poem. Page vi misnumbered iv. Written in imitation of Aeschylus's 'Persae&#145;'. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        INSTITUCION CHRISTIANA O EXPLICACION DE LAS QUATRO PARTES DE LA DOCTRINA CHRISTIANA. Traducida del francés por . 3 tomos (obra completa).

      - Primera parte: del símbolo. Segunda parte. de los sacramentos. Tercera parte: de los Mandamientos, &c. Madrid, Imprenta Viuda de Ibarra, 1799, 12x18, 3 tomos. 2 hojas, 431 págs. 408 págs. y 431 págs. Encuadernados en plena pasta española con tejuelos. (Palau: "El Rvdo. Gallarreta es autor de esta traducción, prohibida por Edicto de 18 Marzo de 1801"). (52324).

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