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        Geschichte und Beschreibung der Kreis - und Handelsstadt Leipzig nebst der umliegenden Gegend

      Verlag Johann Gottlob Beygang Leipzig Erscheinungsjahr 1799. Format Groß8° **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . XVI S. + 750 S.+ 1 ganzseitiges Titelkupfer und ein colorierter ca 80 x 80 cm großer Stadtplan mit Figurenstaffage,( erster bekannter Stadtplan von Leipzig mit Hausnummern ), gestempelt , Pappband derZeit mit fachmännisch,fast unsichtbar restaurierten Rücken, insgesamt gering unfrisch, ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend guter Zustand = auch hier gilt wieder : Stadtplan vorhanden und nicht der Rahmung geopfert , trotzdem einzelne dieser Pläne oftmals teurer als das ganze Buch sind ! =

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Carte de la Floride et de la Georgie

      c. 1799, Paris - The map depicts Florida during its time under Spanish control. Numerous Indian villages are located and roads are shown connecting early settlements. There are no engraved political divisions indicating the mapmaker\'s bias toward either the territorial claims of Spain or the United States. The map provides an excellent view of the Gulf Coast with a dramatically over-sized Tampa Bay. Numerous Indian villages are located and roads are shown connecting early settlements. The Bahamas are also well delineated., Size : 335x440 (mm), 13.125x17.25 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Balzaculator

      Bologna, Italy:: Angela Lorenz,, 2013.. Edition of 12. 8.5 x 6"; 91 double-sided cards. Laid in canvas-covered boards with thread and weight closure. Canvas cover printed in gold. Color dots printed with HB pencil erasers on acid-free cardstock. Text in archival ink pen. Housed in a 10 x 6.5 x 2" plexi glass single drawer case. Signed and numbered by the artist . Angela Lorenz: "This is an analog, proto-computer to determine which characters created by Honor? de Balzac (1799-1850) appear in which stories or novels of The Human Comedy. In 1833, after Balzac had already started writing this collection of 90+ novels and stories, he realized the potential of weaving repeating characters throughout the works, to introduce familiarity into any scene and to eliminate the need to describe every figure anew. This also allowed Balzac the chance to develop individuals further, earlier or later in life, in any given moment of The Human Comedy. Of the thousands of characters, all appearing four or more times are here."The loom apparatus pays homage to French weaver and merchant Jacquard, whose innovations around the time of Balzac's birth constituted the first computer program: a series of punched cards to indicate a pattern to be woven automatically on a loom. The viewer may place the punched card in front of any of the 179 repeating characters in the Balzaculator and colored dots will show the novels or stories in which a character appears. The Balzaculator Color Code on the reverse is a key to enrich each character by citing professions, status, and personal qualities. For the truly curious, there is also an index regarding the reason two characters share a single sheet. Some notable characters are missing here, appearing only in one story named after them."The eight linen bookbinding threads allowing the cover to open and close echo the eight-character bit strings of binary code used to write the title on the cover, and the eight sections of La Comédie Humaine. The faux terracotta antique Roman loom weights dangling from the threads, together with the canvas cover printed in gold, summon up Balzac, the fervid collector of art and antiquities, writing through the night in his white cashmere monk's robe tied with a gold Venetian belt. Dots in Memento Archival Ink printed with HB pencil erasers on acid-free cardstock. Errata in archival ink pen based on Balzac's outlandish corrected proofs which he gave as presents to friends.

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        Nouvelle Carte Hydrographique et Routiere de la Suisse

      Strasbourg, l'an 8 [1799-1800]. (SWITZERLAND) Folds to Sm. 8vo (ca. 4 1/2 x 6 inches; map ca. 36 x 24 inches). . The 32 sections backed on linen, partially handcolored. Some spotting of map, and light offsetting, discoloration and rubbing of cloth, else very good . Weiss was the cartographer for Etat Major Général de l'Armée du Rhin

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        Traite de mecanique celeste

      Complete with folding plate in Volume 4, all half titles and errata; with an extra errata leaf in Volume 4, uncalled for by Horblit. Volumes I and II printed on paper watermarked “Mecanique Celeste.” In prize half calf, gilt arms of Glasgow University, spines elaborately gilt with morocco labels. With prize bookplate awarding this copy to George Johnson in the class of physics, April 1910. Johnson (b.1889) was a navel architect who graduated in 1912. During World War I he worked on the battle-cruiser Renown and submarines for the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. A fine set. pp. First edition, first issue, first state of the author’s monumental work in which all the laws of planetary motion are deduced from the concept of universal gravity. It includes all supplements found lacking in many copies. Considered a sequel to Newton’s Principia, Laplace argues that the universe was really a great self-regulating machine and that the whole solar system could continue on its existing plan for an immense period of time. This was a great step forward from the Newtonian uncertainties in this area. He also offered a brilliant explanation of the secular inequalities of the mean motion of the moon about the earth, a problem which Euler and Lagrange had failed to solve. This work also contains Laplace's fundamental contribution to the subject of capillarity in which he showed for the first time that capillary phenomena could be explained by the assumption of forces between the ultimate particles of matter, varying inversely as a power higher than the square of the distance. Laplace (1749-1827), considered the Isaac Newton of France, was one of the most influential scientists in the fields of mathematics, celestial mechanics, and physics. He dedicated this major work to Bonaparte (Volume 3), who honored him with the title of Marquis.Dibner, 14; Horblit, 63; Norman, 1277; Printing & the Mind of Man, 252

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscript]
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        Sanka hatsumo [trans.: Treatise on Obstetrics]

      35 fine woodcut illus. in the text. Six parts bound in four vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (rubbed, minor marginal worming), orig. block printed title label on each upper cover, new stitching. Tokyo: Suharaya Mohe, 1799. First edition of the first Japanese book to recommend the use of Western forceps in delivery. Katakura (1750-1822), was one of Kagawa's students and a leader in integrating the ideas and concepts of western medical practice into Japanese obstetrics. Inspired particularly by Hendrik van Deventer and Smellie as well as other western obstetricians, Katakura was the first to use in utero illustration which adopted western views and abandoned the eastern understanding of fetal development and positioning... "The book is very well-illustrated with figures depicting fetal positions, the placenta, and use of a newly introduced instrument -- the forceps."-Heirs of Hippocrates-(unknowingly describing the 1822 reprint which is identical to the 1799 first edition except for the addition of the portrait of Katakura). Very good set. ❧ Mestler, A Galaxy of Old Japanese Medical Books, II, p. 494-"Kakuryo or Genshu or Shinho Katakura (1750-1822), a Japanese physician who came from a long line of doctors, had been a pupil of Genetsu Kagawa, and was himself very famous in obstetrics and gynecology, felt it necessary to write a book to correct what he believed to be the errors in the works of the two Kagawas referred to above. The result was the Sanka hatsumo, published originally in 1799 in six volumes (bound in four), a treatise on obstetrics described by the author in his preface as 'a collection of medical science based on actual experience'." .

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        The Superb Lily.

      London Published by Dr Thornton 1799 - Engraving with mezzotint, printed in colours and finished by hand, heightened with gum arabic. Dimensions: 484 by 355mm. (19 by 14 inches). A fine early impression in the first state.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Birth of an Heir, La Naissance d'un Heritier

      Published by William Ward, London 1799 - Colour printed mezzotint with added hand colour. In good condition with the exception of some light creasing, and some small repaired tears one of which extends into the image. A fine colour printed mezzotint, by the master engraver William Ward showing the birth of the first male heir. William Ward is remembered as one of the most accomplished engravers of his day. He produced some of the most beautiful prints of the period, and his delicate engravings epitomize the style and sentiment of the age. Ward was primarily a mezzotint engraver but he also worked in stipple, executing hauntingly delicate prints that capture the soul and character of their subject. He studied under John Raphael Smith and quickly became one of his most distinguished pupils, incorporating his masters' delicate technique into his own distinctive style. Along with his brother James, William was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and soon earned the privilege of becoming mezzotint engraver to the prince regent. For any print connoisseur the work of William Ward epitomizes the best of English printmaking, his fine technical skill and inspired artistic imagination combine to create enduring images that speak of the taste and beauty of the age. This happy domestic scene showcases Ward talents as an engraver and demonstrates the simple beauty of English genre painting.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Lucinde. Ein Roman. Erster Theil (= alles Erschienene).,

      Berlin, Heinrich Frölich 1799 - 1 Bl., 300 S., 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, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 200 Kl.-8°., einfache Broschur der Zeit, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        George Washington pays his second cousin, William Augustine Washington, for a $500 load of corn destined for his Mount Vernon distillery ? some of which was to be sent for the use of William Augustine's "workmen" (slaves)

      "Autograph Endorsement Signed, ""Presented 24th of June 1799 and accepted by Go: Washington,"" accomplished on the verso of an Autograph Document Signed by William Augustine Washington,""Wm. Augt. Washington"", 1 page, 7.5"" x 6"", Haywood, [South Carolina], June 15, 1799, a draft for $500 payable to Fredericksburg merchants, ""Messrs Walter Roe & Co."" With an additional endorsement below Washington's: ""Thompson & Veitch."" Light toning at expected mailing folds, mounting strip along verso of left margin, else very good to fine condition. Elegantly matted and framed with a reproduction of William Augustine Washington's document for convenient viewing. George Washington's cousin, William Augustine Washington, writes a draft for $500 payable to Walter Roe & Co., merchants in Fredericksburg, Virginia, being part payment for a cargo of corn purchased for use in the distillery at Mount Vernon. Washington's credited William Augustine on May 11, 1799 for the delivery of 187 1/2 barrels of ""Indian Corn"", valued at $500 (George Washington, Mount Vernon Ledger, 1799-1800). William Augustine's $500 draft was forwarded to George Washington by Alexandria merchant William Wilson who wrote on June 24: ?The inclosed draft was transmitted to me from Fredericksburgh, and I take the liberty of Sending it for Acceptance. Be pleased to return it by the bearer? (Papers of George Washington at the Library of Congress). Upon receipt of Wilson?s letter and William Augustine's draft, George Washington wrote in his day book, on June 24: ?Charge Colo. Wm Auge Washington with his draught on me (dated the 15th instt) in favr of Messrs Walter Roe & Co. at 60 days sight and in the hands of Willm Wilson accepted by me for $500.? On August 24, 1799, the firm of Thompson & Veitch called for the payment on the $500 draft, to which Washington responded on August 30 with a check drawn ""on the Bank of Alexandria, in discharge of my acceptance of William Auge Washington?s draught on me for $500 in favor of Messrs Waltr Roe & Co.? GW also noted this in one of his ledgers (George Washington, Ledger C, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, N.J.). Thompson & Veitch acknowledged the receipt of the check on the same day (George Washington, Diaries, 6:357). In a July 13, 1799 letter to George Washington alerting him to the $500 draft, William Augustine also asked if the remaining credit in his favor be paid in ""Whiskey for my workmen"" [read slaves]. Walter Roe & Company had operated from 1786 on Market Street, dealing in fabrics and other dry goods in Baltimore before moving to Fredericksburg around 1797 where he began dealing in imported groceries. (Maryland Journal, Baltimore, December 26, 1786, p.1; Federal Gazette, Baltimore, May 8, 1798, p.1; ""London Porter & Double Glos'ter Cheese,"" Virginia Herald, Fredericksburg, August 31, 1798, p. 4)The firm Thompson & Veitch operated in Alexandria, Virginia from at least 1797 offering a variety of dry goods and specializing in English fabrics, moving to Washington sometime between 1804 and 1807. (Alexandria Times, November 22, 1791, p. 1; Columbian Mirror, Alexandria, August 10, 1799, p.1; Alexandria Advertiser, July 25, 1804, p.3 Poulson's American Daily Advertiser, Philadelphia, January 13, 1807, p. 1)"

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        Traite de mecanique celeste.

      L’Impremerie de Crapelet, Ches J. B. M. Duprat 1799-1827, Paris - Five volumes. 4to. xxxii, 368; [iv], 382; xxiv, 303, [3], 24; xl, 347, [3], 65, [1], [4], 78, [2]; viii, 419, [3], 35, [1] pp. Complete with folding plate in Volume 4, all half titles and errata; with an extra errata leaf in Volume 4, uncalled for by Horblit. Volumes I and II printed on paper watermarked "Mecanique Celeste." In prize half calf, gilt arms of Glasgow University, spines elaborately gilt with morocco labels. With prize bookplate awarding this copy to George Johnson in the class of physics, April 1910. Johnson (b.1889) was a navel architect who graduated in 1912. During World War I he worked on the battle-cruiser Renown and submarines for the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. A fine set. pp. First edition, first issue, first state of the author’s monumental work in which all the laws of planetary motion are deduced from the concept of universal gravity. It includes all supplements found lacking in many copies. Considered a sequel to Newton’s Principia, Laplace argues that the universe was really a great self-regulating machine and that the whole solar system could continue on its existing plan for an immense period of time. This was a great step forward from the Newtonian uncertainties in this area. He also offered a brilliant explanation of the secular inequalities of the mean motion of the moon about the earth, a problem which Euler and Lagrange had failed to solve. This work also contains Laplace's fundamental contribution to the subject of capillarity in which he showed for the first time that capillary phenomena could be explained by the assumption of forces between the ultimate particles of matter, varying inversely as a power higher than the square of the distance. Laplace (1749-1827), considered the Isaac Newton of France, was one of the most influential scientists in the fields of mathematics, celestial mechanics, and physics. He dedicated this major work to Bonaparte (Volume 3), who honored him with the title of Marquis.Dibner, 14; Horblit, 63; Norman, 1277; Printing & the Mind of Man, 252 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Trait? des Affections Vaporeuses des Deux Sexes, ou Maladies Nerveuses, Vulgairement Appel?es Maux de Nerfs

      Paris - Cussac 1799 - A description of the different nervous disorders of the sexes, and their treatments, written in French. Sixth edition. Dr Pierre Pomme worked atthe Montpellier University, and was considered something of an expert on all 'nervous disorders'. In 1763,he popularized the term vapours, a disorder already well known to the English. These nervous vapors, arising as they did from the uterus, could derange all functions of the brain. Including an engraved frontispiece of the author. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in half-morocco bindings with original paper wraps bound in. Externally, very smart, with some very minor shelfwear to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with some scattered light spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD with a good interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Précis d'Expériences et d'Observations sur les différentes espèces de Lait.

      Strasbourg, chez Levrault et chez Barrois 1799 - Considérées dans leurs rapports avec la Chimie, la Médecine et l'économie rurale. Par A. Parmentier et N. Déyeux. Strasbourg, chez Levrault et chez Barrois - An 7 (1799) - 420 pages plus Table. Reliure demi basane fauve de l'époque. Dos lisse avec fleuron dorés et pièce de titre. Très rares piqures. Bon état. Format in-8°(21x13). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres historiques et critiques sur l'Italie. Avec des Notes relatives à la situation actuelle de l'Italie, et la Liste raisonnée des Tableaux et autres Monuments qui ont été apportés à Paris, de Milan, de Rome, de Venise, etc.

      Paris, Ponthieu, An VII (1799). - 3 tomes en 1 volume in-8. (2ff.blancs). VIII. 415pp. + 2ff. 455pp. + 2ff. 400pp. Demi-veau, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque, charnière supérieure restaurée). Edition Originale publiée par Sérieys sur le manuscrit de l'auteur, de ces lettres que Stendhal admirait et qui n'étaient destinées à l'origine qu'à un petit cercle d'amis choisis. Charles de Brosses (1709-1777), président du Parlement de Dijon, esprit brillant et cultivé, amateur de bonne chère et bon vivant, voyagea en Italie en 1739 et 1740. Ces lettres qui furent écrites de mémoire plusieurs années après son retour en France, constituent un tour de force littéraire et l'un des témoignages les plus intéressants laissés sur l'Italie par un écrivain français. "Cet exercice de style d’une composition à froid et de seconde main n’exclut pas cependant la chaleur d’une émotion restée entière, et le plaisir qu’elle communique est le même. Le principe est simple: une étape, des lieux, une lettre. Mais un même lieu peut être raconté à différents destinataires. Il en résulte des effets polyphoniques intéressants, car de Brosses s’adresse à chacun de manière différente: avec le 'gros Blancey', amateur de plaisirs simples, de bons mots et de jolies femmes, le ton sera égrillard et le Président se révélera être un franc libertin. ( ) Les lettres à M.de Quentin, en revanche, sont d’une écriture plus austère et plus cultivée: les palais, les lieux de culte sont soigneusement recensés, et la profusion d’objets d’art ainsi décrits tourne au catalogue. C’est dire que ce journal, élaboré d’après un riche fonds de notes et de mémoires, ne prend sa véritable dimension que par la forme épistolaire. ( ) L’ensemble laisse une impression de 'choses vues', qui tient au mélange hétéroclite et au jeu des transitions lâches, de l’Opéra aux églises et des églises. aux courtisanes, chapitre qu’il 'traite à fond' d’ailleurs. Et les promenades artistiques le cèdent souvent à la chronique mondaine. On le voit, l’essentiel n’est pas seulement la peinture, même si celle-ci occupe beaucoup de place et reste un morceau de choix. L’adresse est précisément de donner à ces observations la vivacité du coup de crayon et l’inachèvement de l’ébauche, comme si, par un jeu spéculaire, la lettre devenait tableau du tableau, prenait son coloris, empruntait son trait. Les Lettres familières ressemblent donc fort à une relecture, avec ratures et corrections, d’un monumental livre d’art qui appelle de constantes rééditions: il n’y a pas une Italie, celle autant mythique que réelle, des arts et des artistes, mais une variété de lieux et d’œuvres assujettis au goût qui change et au temps qui passe" (Dictionnaire des Œuvres Littéraires Françaises). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historisches Journal. Erster Jahrgang (von 2 erschienenen) in zwei Bänden.

      Berlin, Friedrich Vieweg, 1799. - Erster Band : Titelblatt, IV S., Seite 3 - 394, (1) Bl. (errata), S. 395 - 498, (4) S., S. 3 - 232. Zweiter Band: S. 233 - 472, S. 1 - 494. etwas spätere dunkelbraune Halbleder-Bände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und marmorierten Decken (Einband stellenweise etwas berieben), 17,4 x 10,5 cm. Erste Ausgabe. (Kirchner 1315). Enthält 'Ueber den Gang der öffentlichen Meinung in Europa in Rücksicht auf die Französische Revoluzion', 'Ueber die Expedizion in Aegypten', 'Calonne's Plan zur Reform der französischen Staatsverwaltung', 'Ueber das Handels-Monopol der Engländer, die wahren Ursachen der Entstehung, und die Folgen einer gewaltsamen Vernichtung desselben', 'Ueber den jetzigen Zustand der Finanz-Administrazion und des Nazional-Reichthums von Großbrittannien', 'Beiträge zur Berichtigung einiger Ideen der allgemeinen Staatswissenschaft. Souveränität. Freiheit.', 'Ueber den Zustand der englischen Bank und das Verhältniß derselben zur Regierung' u.v.a.m. "Mit allem Nachdruck distanziert sich das Journal des wohl bedeutendsten antirevolutionären deutschen Theoretikers Fr. Gentz gerade von den liberalen politischen Zeitschriften. . Gentz fordert vom Journalisten . Parteilichkeit. . Als Schüler Kants und Adam Smiths ist . Gentz besonders als Analytiker der Finanz- und Außenpolitik der europäischen Mächte nicht nur seinen konservativen und liberalen Journalistenkollegen, sondern auch seinen demokratischen Gegnern bei weitem überlegen. . Wohl als erster erkennt Gentz den sozialen Stellenwert der französischen Revolution als Ablösung einer Grundeigentümerklasse durch eine Geldeigentümerklasse. . Ohne daß man Gentz einen politischen Romantiker nennen kann, liefert er doch gerade im 'Historischen Journal' . die geistigen Voraussetzungen und den terminologischen Apparat für die Ideologie der Restaurationszeit, die er ganz wesentlich mitbestimmt." (Hocks/Schmidt S. 75 ff.). Bis auf einen Aufsatz aus der Feder B. Constants stammen alle Artikel von Gentz selbst. - Nur wenige Seiten etwas stockfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Life of Petrarch. Collected from Memoires pour la vie de Petrarch, by Mrs. Susanna Dobson.

      . 4th edition. 2 vols. London: Printed by T. Maiden 1799. Embellished with 8 copper-plates, designed, and engraved by Kirk and with vignettes. XVIII + 388 + [12]; 401 + [10] pp. Contemporary full red leather with goldlines on spine, boards and inner ornamental goldline, all edges gilt. Spines weakly faded..

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        Bibliotheca Ophthalmica, ... - Repertorium aller bis zu Ende des Jahres 1797 erschienen Schriften über die Augenkrankheiten. 1.-3. Theil. (all publ.)

      . Wien, Bey CArl Schaumberg und Compagnie, 1799, 4°, XXVIII, 170; 114; 213, (1) pp., Halbpergamenteinband der Zeit; feines Exemplar.. Äußerst seltene erste und einzige Ausgabe der ersten augenheilkundlichen Bibliographie! - - "Ein Werk des staunenswerhtesten Fleisses und als einziges seiner Art noch heute unentbehrlich." Hirschberg - - "Mit der 'Bibliotheca ophthalmica' hat Georg Joseph Beer als Ergebnis 20jähriges Studium eine umfangreiche Fleißarbeit vorgelegt. Sie enthält mehr als 1300 Literaturhinweise auf etwa 580 Verfasser, die einen Beitrag zu Augenheilkunde geliefert haben, sie reichen von der einfachen Namensnennung und Titelangabe bis zu 12seitigen Rezension." Münchow, p.408 - - Lesky 52; Wellcome II, 130; Hirsch/H. I, 423; Hirschberg II, P 469, p.518; III, 10

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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 - 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 First American from the second London edition, considerably enlarged and improved. 2 vols., 8vo. xii, 276; [2], ii, [1], 4-134, 115, [5] pp. 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. Evans,35770; ESTC W13034: Henrey 1008 (First Edition) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Ministre de la Police Générale, aux Administrations Centrales et municipales de la République. Paris, le 6 Frimaire, an 8 de la République française, une et indivisible. [ au sujet de la journée du 18 Brumaire ]

      De l'Imprimerie de la République 1799 - 1 brochure in-12, De l'Imprimerie de la République, Paris, Frimaire An VIII [ 1799 ], 4 pp. (dont de texte) Edition originale de l'extraordinaire lettre circulaire de Joseph Fouché relative à la Journée du 18 Brumaire : 'Citoyens administrateurs, vous avez applaudi aux succès de la journée du 18 brumaire ; vos administrés ont embrassé avec transport l'étendue des espérances qu'elle leur offre ; les cités et les armées se reposent avec assurance sur la force et la sagesse du génie qui a présidé à cette révolution.' . 'Que les insensés qui furent tour-à-tour persécuteurs et victimes, se persuadent bien que l'autel de la justice est le seul asile commun qui leur reste après tant d'agitations et de troubles' . 'Que les émigrés trouvent, s'ils le peuvent, le repos et la paix loin de la patrie qu'ils voulaient asservir et détruire ; mais cette patrie les rejette éternellement de son sein. L'espérance d'y rentrer ne sera pour eux qu'une trompeuse illusion'. Bon état (annotations ms. de l'époque en première et dernière page). Tourneux, I, 5132 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Politique devoilee de la France vis-a-vis de L'Angleterre : conduite de celle-ci, depuis l'epoque de la conference de Pilnitz jusqu'a la declaration de guerre qui lui a ete faite au mepris de sa neutralite... [Complete in 2 volumes] ... (Truncated)

      Londres, [s.n.], 1799, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: Politique devoilee de la France vis-a-vis de L'Angleterre : conduite de celle-ci, depuis l'epoque de la conference de Pilnitz jusqu'a la declaration de guerre qui lui a ete faite au mepris de sa neutralite... [Complete in 2 volumes] ... confirmee par lous les documens authentiques, et mise en evidence pour servir de comparaison, avec quelques remarques sur la continuation de la guerre. Par M. Herbert MarshFinely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the titles blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly cross-ruled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 2v. ; 8°. Notes; A translation of 'The history of the politicks of Great Britain and France', itself a translation of Herbert Marsh's 'Historische Uebersicht der Politik Englands und Frankreichs'. The imprint is false, probably printed in France. ESTC citation no.: N12517. Subjects; Great Britain - Foreign relations - France. France - Foreign relations - Great Britain. Europe - Politics and government - 1789-1815.

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        Entomologische Versuche.

      Wien, K. Schaumburg und Comp., 1799. 8vo (187 x 115mm). pp. 142, (10), with 4 handcoloured engraved plates. Later cloth. Rare. The fine plates, illustrating 45 coleoptera and a species of Gryllus are the work of Jacob Sturm. The author describes 20 new species of beetles and records observations on 29 more. The fourth plate does not belong to the work but has been added from Hoppe's 'Elytratorum' 1795.//Horn-Schenkling 4072.

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        Ideenmagazin für Liebhaber von Gärten, Englischen Anlagen und für Besitzer von Landgütern um Gärten und ländliche Gegenden, sowohl mit geringem als auch grossem Geldaufwand, nach den originellsten Englischen, Gothischen, Sinesischen Geschmacksmanieren zu verschönern und zu veredeln . Recueil d'Idées Nouvelles pour la décoration des jardins et des parcs

      F.G. Baumgärtner and others, Leipzig, Paris [and elsewhere] 1799 - (12 1/4 x 10 inches). Titles, part-titles, indices and text in German and French. 282 engraved plates (47 hand-coloured [8 of these mounted on blue paper], two printed in two colours, three printed in bistre, one folding). (Lacking the French title and all the text to part 13, without part titles to parts 14-24 and 26-29 [?as issued], occasional spotting, some old creasing). Contemporary marbled boards, red lettering-piece to spine A significant selection from this valuable and fascinating work. Grohmann was Professor of Philosophy at Leipzig, and the prolific author of a number of works on architecture and the decorative arts. The work was continued briefly after his death in 1805 by the publisher F. G. Baumgärtner. The plates illustrate a broad range of buildings, landscapes, grottoes and garden furnishings drawn from an eclectic range of sources and styles both western and eastern (English, Gothic, Chinese, etc. according to the titles), classical and rustic. the work was published for 'Admirers of English gardens [tr.]' and for landowners wishing to 'ornament' their properties. A complete copy should include parts 1-48 of the Ideen Magazin and parts 1-12 of the Neues Ideen--Magazin with a total of 555 plates. Berlin Kat. 3366; Brunet III, 1293; Quérard III, p.485. Parts 1-29 only (of 60) in 2 volumes, quarto [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PANTOGRAPHIA; CONTAINING ACCURATE COPIES OF ALL THE KNOWN ALPHABETS IN THE WORLD; TOGETHER WITH AN ENGLISH EXPLANATION OF THE PECULIAR FORCE OR POWER OF EACH LETTER .

      John and Arthur Arch, et al., London 1799 - 8vo. re-cased with most of original cloth preserved, newer leather spine label. (iv), xxxvi, 320 pages. First edition, finely printed letterpress in types cast by Fry, Steele, and Co. on hotpressed Super-Royal Wove Paper with Cooper and Graham's "best" ink. (Bigmore & Wyman I,243; Bonacini 647, Lowndes 844, Updike II,120 and Birrell and Garnett 93). A specimen of the full range of each alphabet is shown on the verso pages, with a textual description on the recto. Fry, one of the most learned of the English typefounders of his day, spent sixteen years researching this great work. Contains more than two hundred specimens, arranged alphabetically by name, of alphabets from Abyssinian to New Zealand, including twenty varieties of Chaldean, thirty-nine of the Greek, as well as eight Egyptian, eleven Hebrew, seven Irish, six Malayan, seven Persian, seven Phoenician, seven Samaritan, one Tibetan, and two Welsh. Requiring an extraordinarily large range of type specimens, many of the characters were expressly cut by Fry for his book, although some did come from the James' Foundry. Signed and dated "William Tooke, 1799" on second blank page; this could be the English literary figure William Tooke (1744-1820). His name is crossed out and "E. West" is written under it. The book has been re-cased, preserving the original cloth sides and spine and all laid down on newer cloth with leather spine label. re-cased with most of original cloth preserved, newer leather spine label [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Heron & Spaniel

      published by Jeffreys & Co, London 1799 - Mezzotint with engraving and roulette by Samuel William Reynolds. (Cut to the engraved borderline, some small expertly repaired tears). A fine impression of this very rare but typically dramatic work after Northcote. During the 1790s Northcote turned his attention to the painting of animals, usually involving big cats. Northcote had approached this theme in the 1770s, following Stubbs' exploration of the "Lion and Horse" theme (which Stubbs himself engraved in the late 1780s). He arranged for his compositions to be engraved by Samuel William Reynolds and Charles Turner, two of the best printmakers in London. The product was a remarkable group of bold, richly-engraved compositions, which are now very rare. Whitman (SWR) 417; Lennox-Boyd 86, II/II.

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        CARTA ESFERICA DE UNA PARTE DEL CANAL VIEJO DE BAHAMA.[caption title].

      [Madrid. ]. 1799 - Folding map, 40 1/2 x 26 inches. Minor fold lines and edge wear. Overall quite clean. Very good. A note on the bookplate indicates this map was presented to the Maryland Historical Society by its founder, Brantz Mayer, noted attorney and antiquarian. An attractive chart, diagonally across the center of which is the large channel between Cuba and the southwestern reaches of the island group. Two large inserts show certain particularly hazardous islets and shoals in greater detail. The map was commissioned by the King's secretary of state, Don Juan de Langara, most famous for his role in the mapping the Gulf Coast in the same year. Rare. Not in Phillips MAPS, Rumsey, nor on OCLC.

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        Théâtre de l'Hermitage

      - 2 volumes in 8° (210 x 130 mm), cuir d 'époque, (2)-438 et (4)-432 pages, Buisson, Paris, An 7 de la République (1799). Première édition française. Selon Barbier, l'édition originale parut à Saint-Pétersbourg en 1788-1789. Les pages de titre de ces deux volumes précisent que « ces pièces ont été composées en langue française, et représentées par des acteurs français sur le théâtre particulier de l'impératrice, appelé l'Hermitage, devant cette princesse et sa société intime, à la fin de 1787 et dans l'hiver de 1788. Une petite mouillure (20 x 20 mm) en coins sur 20 -30 pages. Sinon tres propre.

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        Catalogus Bibliothecae Historico Naturalis Josephi Banks

      London:: Gul. Bulmer,. 1799; 1800.. Hardcover. Very good condition. Two volumes of this rare set of the privately issued catalog of the private library of Sir Joseph Banks, of which only 250 copies were published. Volumes IV & V, of which the last volume is often missing from institutional sets. Volume 5 contains a list of works from the first four volumes indexed by author, as well as a supplementary list of those items that were acquired after the publication of the previous volumes. Taylor notes that the fifth volume (1800), is lacking in three of the nine sets he located. Jonas Carlsson Dryander (1748- 1810), Swedish botanist and librarian, served as Banks' librarian and curator of his collections from 1782 on at Banks' home in Dean Street, Soho. He succeeded Daniel Solander, a fellow Swede, in this role; Dryander later became librarian of the Royal Society and the first librarian and vice president of the Linnean Society. Dryander's crowning achievement was this catalog of Banks' private library, described as follows: "his catalogue of the Banksian library, which is before the public, will be a lasting monument of erudition, perserverance, and sound judgement, which has never been equaled.." (The Monthly Magazine, Vol. 30, 1810, p373). When Dryander died, Banks wrote to his surgeon "?'I have lost my right hand man … my chief pleasure, that of my library, is reduced almost to a shadow". (Banks to Home, Natural History Museum, Dawson Turner copies, 18.88a). Provenance of these volumes, the collection of Edward Forster, with his signature. This is likely Edward Forster the younger (1765 - 1849), brother of Thomas Furly Forster, who was one of the first fellows of the Linnean Society, member of many scientific societies, and friend of Jonas Dryander and Sir Joseph Banks. 8vo, half dark brown calf with marbled boards. Volume IV, 'Mineralogi' (books concerning geology and mineralogy); Volume V, 'Supplementum et index auctorum' contains a list of works in the collection indexed by author, and a supplementary list of items acquired after the publication of the preceding volumes. Vols. IV rear board loose but not detached; Vol. V front board loose, but not detached. Boards a bit rubbed, otherwise very good condition.

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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 ... (Truncated)

      Monmouth : Printed and sold by him [i.e. C. Heath] : sold also by Mr. Roberts, Ross : Mrs. Chambers, Ragland : Mr. Rogers; [etc., etc.], 1799, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: 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...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.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; 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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        Nouvelle Carte de la Suisse dans laquelle sont exactement distingués les Treize Cantons, Leurs Alliés, et Leurs Sujets.

      1799 - London, Faden, 1799. Original body colour. 640 x 860mm. Despite being published in London all the text on this large and detailed map is in French. Faden acknowledges using the trigonometrical readings of Sir George Shuckburgh-Evelyn, taken in 1775. The colour of this example is particularly good.

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        [K472, 473, 474, 476, 519, 523, 524, 441, 517, 520, 284d (307), 539, 619, 416c (433), 596, 597, 598, 295b (308), 437, 579, 210a (152), 340a (392), 518, 340b (391), 529, 340c (390), 531, 468, 530, 367a (349)]. XXX Gesänge mit Begleitung des Pianoforte

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. [1799]. Oblong folio. Half leather with marbled boards, raised bands on spine with typed label: "Mozart – Oeuvres V." 1f. (series title: "Oeuvres Complettes de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart" with pictorial vignette by W. Böhm after G. V. Kininger incorporating musical instruments), [i] (title), [i] (preface), 5 (table of contents with printed critical annotations), 6-100 pp. Typeset, with engraved series title. Printed on various types of paper, some of them blue/green in colour. Without watermarks. Volume no. "V" printed to foot of imprint and all numbered pages. Additional stanzas of songs printed as residual text. Some pages (7, 63, 65, 85, 87, 91, 93) with text only. Early former owner's signature to lower right corner of series title in ink: "Fr. Kerner." Slightly foxed and soiled; small hole to pp. 75-76; minor dampstaining to upper inner corners. . First Edition, second issue of at least 15 numbers: K473, 520, 284d, 539, 416c (433), 295b (308), 437, 579, 210a (152), 340a (392), 518, 340b (391), 529, 340c (390), and 530 (although without watermarks present in the first issue as described by Haberkamp). Five additional numbers (K472, 468, 474, 517, and 518) were claimed by Constanze Mozart to have been published in 1788, but no such publications have been traced and presumably do not, in fact, exist. These five additional numbers are thus, in all likelihood, also first editions. Haberkamp I pp. 409-15. Haberkamp II, plates 376-79. Hoboken 12, 701. Hirsch IV, 987. RISM M7316. Like other contemporaneous editions of music with a sung text in German, the front matter (except series title) uses German instead of the otherwise more common French. The critical annotations to the table of contents (Haberkamp II plate 379) foreshadow the scholarly editions of the later 19th century. The abbreviations "MM" ("Mozart Manuscript") and "MW" ("Mozart Witwe [widow]") are used as bibliographical references. Dates of composition are given if known; most (but not quite all) of the poets are credited. Some of the original poems, apparently considered inappropriate, have been replaced with new ones by "D. Jäger" of Leipzig (K340a, 340b, 529, 340c, and 468), with the discarded original texts still appearing in the table of contents. German texts by Jäger have been added as a second underlay to numbers whose original texts are in French (K284d and 295b) or Italian (K437, 579, 210a). French texts by "Herr Hélisberg" (first name unknown) have been added as a second underlay to some German songs.

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        George Washington Born Feb. 22nd, 1732 Died Dec. 14th, 1799

      - Engraving. Sheet size: 3.14 x 2.6". Inventory#: p451pmat. 0

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        La Perouse, A Drama, in Two Acts From the German of Augustus von Kotzebue; by Benjamin Thomson as performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

      London: Vernor and Hood, 1799. Octavo, 40pp, some foxing, with old marginal paper repairs to the title-page and first two leaves of text, overall good in recent mock-up titling wrappers, now preserved in a buckram solander case. La Pérouse torn between two wives. A light-hearted drama based on the disappearance of La Pérouse in the Pacific. This is the London published translation of Kotzebue's play, the German text of which first appeared in Leipzig in 1797. It was one of many fanciful works which conjectured on the fate of the lost French Pacific explorer, a tradition which continued even after Dillon discovered the site of his fatal shipwreck in the late 1820s. The playwright August von Kotzebue (father of the famous Russian navigator) had been a lawyer in Weimar, before turning his hand to writing. Over his enormously successful career, he penned some two hundred theatrical works and numerous novels. His theatrical works brought him considerable fame and popularity in his homeland, and he was appointed Director of the Vienna Court Theatre. Kotzebue was also successful abroad, becoming the key figure in the short but brilliant 'Glanzperiode' (1798-1802), during which German drama dominated the London stage. He was also a successful librettist, and Beethoven, Schubert and C.M. von Weber each set his librettos to music.After a period living in Russia, Kotzebue returned to Germany as an agent of Czar Alexander I. He was detested for his reactionary propaganda and was subsequently assassinated in Mannheim by a student. Of his twelve sons, the best-remembered is Otto von Kotzebue, the Russian navigator and scientist. Otto von Kotzebue completed three circumnavigations of the globe, charted much of the Alaskan coast, discovered and named Kotzebue Sound (off western Alaska) as well as several islands in the Society and Marshall groups in the Pacific.The title-page of this edition names one Benjamin Thomson as the translator, noted by Thomas Dibdin in his Reminiscences as a translator of German plays for the London theatre scene. Ferguson notes another English translation of 1799 by Anne Plumptre.The play itself was clearly a frolic; the following synopsis was published in contemporary London review: 'To create distress out of nothing, La Pérouse is supposed to be found on an uninhabited island, after residing there for eight years with a lovely female, who, from his preserver, had become his wife. Here he is found by his real wife, Adelaide, and after much struggle which he shall retain, and which relinquish, and after nearly killing both the ladies with grief, it is agreed that the three should live together as sisters and brother. It is a little peculiar that they are dissuaded from returning to France on account of the Revolution; this passage was an agreeable surprise to us.'.

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        DISCORSI ACCADEMICI.

      Un volume (13x21 cm) di 191 pagine. Diffuse fioriture. Mezza pelle di fine 800, dorso a nervi ornato e dorato (qualche usura). . - Le riflessioni filosofiche del grande medico e botanico napoletano ispirate alla più avanzate idee illuministe nella Napoli della Rivoluzione. Indice: La morte del cav. Gaetano Filangieri. La cagione della Sensibilità. Passeggiata quinta di JJ (Rousseau). Passeggiata settima di JJ (Rousseau). Sensazioni de' Moribondi. La Prigione. L'Ospedale. Del moro e della irritabilità dei Vegetali. La cagione della vita. Piaceri della solitudine. Le virtù morali dell'Asino. - Alle grandi opere scientifiche ?Aqueste opere vanno aggiunti alcuni discorsi tenuti dal C. in sedute dell'Accademia delle scienze, di cui era stato nominato membro pensionario, titolo che a sua richiesta fu mutato in onorario, e poi pubblicati (Discorsi accademici, prima ed. parziale, Nizza, ma in realtà Napoli, 1787;prima ediz. completa, senza data e luogo, ma Napoli 1799); tra di essi hanno argomento latamente medico quelli su La cagione della sensibilità; La sensazione de' moribondi; La prigione; L'ospedale; La cagione della vita. Siriallaccia invece alle ricerche botaniche il discorso Del moto e della irritabilità de' vegetali, mentre hanno tono morale - letterario la Passeggiata quinta e la Passeggiata settima di J. J. (Rousseau), I piaceri della solitudine e Le virtù morali dell'asino.? ?L'illuminismo dei Discorsi interessa in ambito teorico Per la forte caratterizzazione dei rapporti tra fisico e morale dell'uomo, ma ciò che vi si nota maggiormente è il netto influsso dell'umanitarismo rousseauiano, che fa schiprare il C. a favore d'una drastica riforma delle condizioni delle carceri e degli ospedali (nei discorsi intitolati appunto La prigione e L'ospedale). Nel discorso su I piaceri della solitudine il C. esalta le venature preromantiche dello stesso Rousseau e di autori come Young o Gray, e la poesia degli spazi alpini di A. von Halier ("l'immortale Allero"). Tutto ciò mostra come l'origine di questo illuminismo, non è marcatamente politica, quanto meno che in esso l'accento non batte preferenzialmente sui meccanismi istituzionali e di potere; congruente con questa impressione è il fatto che il C., pur membro della massoneria (appartenenza che non assumeva, come noto, significati politici molto immediati e impegnativi, godendo essa di vaste adesioni ai vertici stessi dello Stato borbonico), non sembra aderisse ad alcuno dei clubs giacobini costituitisi a Napoli durante la Rivoluzione francese. Non si tratta, ovviamente, di vera assenza della dimensione politica, che contrasterebbe con dati così caratterizzanti come l'amicizia col Filangieri ed ancor più col Pagano..? ?Dopo l'ingresso a Napoli del corpo di spedizione francese, ai primi del 1799, il generale Championnet procedette alla formazione d'un governo repubblicano, cercando di farvi partecipare varie personalità ritenute aperte al nuovo corso ideale e politico; tra di esse egli comprese il C., che dopo ripetute pressioni finì per accettare, entrando a far parte della Commissione legislativa? (Ugo Baldini, DBI, Treccani). All caduta della Repubblica, il Cirillo venne condannato a morte. Si rifiutò di chiedere la grazia ai Borboni, e benne impiccato assieme a Mario Pagano il 29 ottobre 1799.

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        Reisen der Zöglinge zu Schnepfenthal.

      Verlage der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt,, Schnepfenthal, 1799 - 2 Bände. Schnepfenthal, Verlage der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt, 1799-1803. Kl.-8°. (4), 218 S., (1) Bl.; (4), 272, (4) S. Mit 1 gest. Titelvign. und 2 gest. Frontisp. Halblederbände der Zeit. Zweite gekürzte Ausgabe? Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1744-1811) publizierte 1784-1793 ein sechsbändiges Werk "Reisen der Salzmannischen Zöglingen". Nach Aufenthalten in Rohrborn und Erfurt als Pfarrer tätig gründete er anfangs 80er-Jahre des 18. Jh. die "Erziehungsantstalt Schenpfenthal", wobei er vorher schon reichlich pädagogoische Erfahrungen sammeln konnte und mehrere Werke zu diesem Thema publizierte. "1783 legte Salzmann Hzg. Ernst II. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg den Entwurf einer Erziehungsanstalt vor und erhielt für sein Vorhaben längerfristige Förderung. In seiner pädagogischen „Pflanzstätte" am naturnahen Standort Schnepfenthal bildete er Menschen heran, die zur Entwicklung und Humanisierung gesellschaftlichen Lebens beitragen sollten. Einige seiner Mitarbeiter leisteten methodisch-didaktische Pionierarbeit, z. B. Bernhard Heinrich Blasche (1766–1832) für den Werkunterricht und Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (1759–1839) für den Sport- und den Geographieunterricht, der in Schnepfenthal u. a. Karl Ritter (1779–1859) unterrichtete. Mit ihren Lehrbüchern inspirierten sie die schulische Arbeit weit über den dt. Sprachraum hinaus. Der Kupferstecher Johann Carl Ausfeld (1782–1851) und der Maler und Porträtist Carl Buddeus (1775–1864) brachten die bildnerische Erziehung auf hohes Niveau. Der Unterricht war curricular breit angelegt und wurde durch gärtnerische und handwerklich-technische Aktivitäten sowie durch Ämter für wirtschaftliche Aufgaben in Schule und Haus ergänzt, die lebenspraktische Kompetenzen vermitteln sollten" (NDB). - Papier etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. Einbände berieben und bestossen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physikalisch-mineralogisch bergmännische Beschreibung des Meissners, eines merkwürdigen Basalt- und Steinkohlengebirges in Hessen.

      Cassel, auf Kosten und im Verlag des Verfassers, 1799. 8vo (172 x 100mm). pp. (10), 245, (9), title with engraved vignette, 2 folding tables and 2 large folded engraved plates. Contemporary blue boards. A rare privately printed work. Johann Schaub was a professor of chemistry in Kassel. The fine large engraved plates show 'Kitzkammer Süd-westlich' and 'Kitzkammer Süd-oestlich'.//Provenance: Library stamp of the 'Fürstliche Hofbibliothek Donaueschingen' on verso of title.//Poggendorff II, p. 774; Hoover 715.

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        A Summary History of New-England, from the First Settlement At Plymouth, to the Acceptance of the Federal Constitution : Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War / by Hannah Adams

      Dedham [Mass. ] : Printed For The Author, By H. Mann And J. H. Adams, 1799, Hardback, First EditionUninked, impressed institutional mark to the title. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 513 pages; Description: 513, [3] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo) . Includes bibliographical references. References: Evans 35075. Subjects: New England--History. Notes: Signatures: [A]4 B-U4 W4 X-2U4 2W4 2X-3Q4 3R². "A list of subscribers": p. [2-3] at end.

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        Maximum seu archimetria.

      (Berlin, bey Lange), 1799. 8:o. CCCXXXV,(1) s. Fint blåmarmorerat pappbd med benvit titeletikett (Johanna Röjgård). Gamla stänkta snitt. Lagerfläckig. Titelbladet lagat i övre yttre hörnet. Sista sidan med biblioteksstpl från Uppsala universitetsbibliotek.. "Maximum seu archimetria" har karaktäriserats som Thorilds viktigaste filosofiska verk och behandlar "ärkemetriken", eller läran om all-måttet. Klas Fåhræus skriver i "Thomas Thorild en lefnadsteckning" att den var ett angrepp på Kant, som "satt [...] som den kritiska filosofiens mysteriark i Königsberg. Från alla Tysklands lärostolar blickade lärda glasögon transcendentalt mot den outgrundlige, från hvars mun utgingo töckninga ord om subjekt och objekt, om tid och rum, om att somliga omdömen äro nödvändiga under det att andra icke äro så, om att det finnes någonting som ingen kan lära känna, men som man kan diskutera om och kalla 'Ding an sich'. De flesta funno sig häraf mycket upplysta, men Thorild stämplade det uppbragt som ett helgadt abra-kadabra." Herder skrev tidigt en uppskattande recension av verket, men den inflytelserika "Allgemeine Literaturzeitung" slog fast att "Archimetria" endast presenterade filosofiska såpbubblor. Enligt Jan Bengtssons artikel i "Nationalencyklopedin" förfäktar Thorild i arbetet: "en panteism enligt vilken gud är en livgivande kraft som genomströmmar allt och ger ett obrutet sammanhang och harmoni"

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        Catalogus Bibliothecae Historico Naturalis Josephi Banks.

      Gul. Bulmer, 1799; 1800, London: - Two volumes of this rare set of the privately issued catalog of the private library of Sir Joseph Banks, of which only 250 copies were published. Volumes IV & V, of which the last volume is often missing from institutional sets. Volume 5 contains a list of works from the first four volumes indexed by author, as well as a supplementary list of those items that were acquired after the publication of the previous volumes. Taylor notes that the fifth volume (1800), is lacking in three of the nine sets he located. Jonas Carlsson Dryander (1748- 1810), Swedish botanist and librarian, served as Banks' librarian and curator of his collections from 1782 on at Banks' home in Dean Street, Soho. He succeeded Daniel Solander, a fellow Swede, in this role; Dryander later became librarian of the Royal Society and the first librarian and vice president of the Linnean Society. Dryander's crowning achievement was this catalog of Banks' private library, described as follows: "his catalogue of the Banksian library, which is before the public, will be a lasting monument of erudition, perserverance, and sound judgement, which has never been equaled." (The Monthly Magazine, Vol. 30, 1810, p373). When Dryander died, Banks wrote to his surgeon "‘I have lost my right hand man my chief pleasure, that of my library, is reduced almost to a shadow". (Banks to Home, Natural History Museum, Dawson Turner copies, 18.88a).Provenance of these volumes, the collection of Edward Forster, with his signature. This is likely Edward Forster the younger (1765 - 1849), brother of Thomas Furly Forster, who was one of the first fellows of the Linnean Society, member of many scientific societies, and friend of Jonas Dryander and Sir Joseph Banks.8vo, half dark brown calf with marbled boards. Volume IV, 'Mineralogi' (books concerning geology and mineralogy); Volume V, 'Supplementum et index auctorum' contains a list of works in the collection indexed by author, and a supplementary list of items acquired after the publication of the preceding volumes.On both volumes, the rear board is loose but holding, and they are a bit rubbed. Rare on the market. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eumenes: Being a Collection of Papers, Written for the Purpose of Exhibiting Some of the More Prominent Errors and Omissions of the Constitution of the State of New-Jersey as Established on the Second day of July, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-Six; and to Prove the Necessity of Calling a Convention for Revision and Amendment

      Trenton: Printed by G. Craft. 1799. First. First edition. 149, (5)pp. Original speckled paper over boards, rebacked and with new morocco spine label gilt. Some rubbing to the boards, and a damp stain on the last few leaves, a sound and pleasing, else very good copy. Essays by a South Jersey lawyer suggesting a revision to the state Constitution. Felcone 105. .

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