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        Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduit de l'espagnol de Michel de Cervantes par Florian. Ouvrage posthume avec figures.

      P. Didot l'Ainé, L'an VII (1799.), Paris - 9x14. 6 tomos en 3 vols. de 230pp. + 1h. 232pp., 1h. 276 + 253pp. y 248 + 232pp. Frontis. en cada tomo (6 láminas grabadas en total.) Bisagra anterior debilitada en el vol 1. Por lo demás, buenos ejemplares. Hubo otras dos ediciones publicada por Didot en 1799, pero de mayor tamaño y con láminas de Lefebvre y Lebarbier. La de esta ed. son copias bastante crudas de las de la edición de la Real Academia Española. Esta ed. no está en Rius. Simón Díaz (VIII 1258 (3)) recoge una edición de estas características fechada en 1800, comentando que es una reimpresión furtiva de la edición de 1799. En el catálogo de la BNE se describe otra edición que parece conformar a esta, excepto en que sus láminas están firmadas, mietras estas son anónimas. Solamente encontramos una referencia precisa en Palau (52764 nota.) Holandesa piel de época, con puntas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE NATURELLE OISEAUX PAR LE CEN LACEPEDE [18 VOLUMES]

      Paris: A La Librairie Ste´re´otype De P. Didot L'Aine´ ... Et Firmin Didot. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1799. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; Aprox 3.5" x 5.5". This monumental work totaling 127 volumes and published in sections was highly regarded for it's scientific approach and description of many new species. 3/4 black calf over marbled boards. Here presented is the secition of birds running from 39 though 56 [section numbers1-18]. Close to 200 finely engraved plates; 0 .

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        Buen Viage

      1799 - Opera tratta dai "Los Caprichos", per la prima volta pubblicati nel 1799. Prove della quarta edizione di dodici, stampata dalla calcografia di Madrid. Incisioni realizzate ad acquaforte, acquatinta brunita e puntasecca, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 150x215 circa. Etching with burnished aquatint and engraving, 1799. From the fourth edition of twelve of the so-called Los Caprichos series, edited by the Madrid engraving shop, circa. In very good conditions. Dimensions 150x215 circa. Harris 99, Delteil 101 Dimensioni

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        El Evangelio en Triunfo, ó Historia de un Filósofo Desengañado

      Joseph Doblado, Madrid 1799 - Quinta Edición. 4 tomos en plena piel de época, formato 4º. XX-420-431-403-394 p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1799 Hannah More Strictures of Female Education Women’s Rights Feminism 2v SET

      London : Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies ., 1799. Second edition. - 1799 Hannah More Strictures of Female Education Women’s Rights Feminism 2v SET “Education is a discipline for life” “The great uses of study to woman are to enable her to regulate her own mind, and to be instrumental to the good of others.” Prior to 1792, very little had been printed on the importance of female education. In that year, Wollstonecraft published “Vindication of Women’s Rights” a work that was far beyond its time. Seven years later, Hannah More published “Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education”. According to Demers, “women [should] exert themselves, with a patriotism at once firm and feminine, for the general good ' and that 'the chief end to be proposed, in cultivating the understandings of women, is to qualify them for the practical purposes of life'". These two works, in conjunction, ‘promoted fundamental changes in attitude in which More envisions as a needed seriousness” (Demers, 85). This book went through many editions within the first year of printing. This second edition is quite rare, and a very early edition of this landmark work. Item number: #510 Price: $1250 MORE, Hannah Strictures on the modern system of female education : with a view of the principles and conduct prevalent among women of rank and fortune : in two volumes London : Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies ., 1799. Second edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • References: Demers, World of Hannah More; Lowndes 1604; • Language: English • Provenance: Bookplate – Gen. Aylmer o Lieutenant-General Sir Fenton John Aylmer, 13th Baronet, VC, KCB (5 April 1862 – 3 September 1935) was an Anglo-Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was in command of the first failed efforts to break the siege of Kut in 1916. From a military background, Aylmer was commissioned into the Indian Army, and immediately involved in fierce fighting on the north-west frontier. In a singularly heroic action, still in his twenties, he helped rescue Townshend's garrison at Chitral, spearheading the relief column. For his valorous conduct he was awarded the Victoria Cross, and rapid promotion through the officer class. • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) • We find examples of this title with prices up to $3,000 Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 510 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nuova carta dell’Italia Settentrionale e delle Alpi che la circoscrivono formata d’ordine di S. M. Siciliana

      Napoli 1799 - La carta dell’Italia Settentrionale e dell’intero arco alpino, da Ginevra al golfo del Quarnero, da Firenze al Tirolo austriaco, è un ampliamento e un aggiornamento della carta della Lombardia, pubblicata da Rizzi Zannoni nel 1795. La carta, ordinata da Ferdinando IV nel 1799, fu realizzata in scala 1:460.000 circa e incisa nel 1800 da Giuseppe Guerra. La corte napoletana partecipava alla coalizione antifrancese, oltre che con le truppe, con la messa a punto di carte geografiche su cui studiare piani militari e la difesa dei confini italiani. Il foglio orientale, contenente l’Istria e il Quarnero costituisce una vera novità in quanto l’autore poté utilizzare una grande messe di dati cartografici inediti, provenienti da personali osservazioni, svolte nel 1778, e da manoscritti donatigli dal geologo e naturalista Alberto Fortis (Valerio, Società, Uomini, pp. 190-192). Le montagne furono disegnate dal pittore di corte Alessandro D’Anna che, pur non avendo mai visitato quei luoghi, riuscì a rendere le valli alpine e l’andamento delle catene montuose con grande abilità. La carta è contornata da un’ampia cornice a greca su fondo nero secondo schemi e forme delle pitture che si andavano scoprendo nei scavi di Pompei e di Ercolano. La carta fu superata dopo oltre un decennio, a seguito dei rilevamenti diretti sul terreno effettuati dai geografi italiani e francesi impiegati nel Deposito della Guerra di Milano. Carta molto rara e difficile a trovarsi completa dei cinque fogli. Incisione in rame, divisa in 43 sezioni ed applicata su tela coeva, racchiusa in astuccio coevo, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Esemplare posto in vendita alla libreria Artaria di Vienna. Rarissima. Bibliografia: Valerio, Società, Uomini . . ., Firenze 1993, p. 190/2; Terre di Langobardia p. 178, 83. Dim.1480x875. Map of Northern Italy and of the Alps, from Geneve to the gulf of Quarnero,from Florence to Austrian Tyrol. It is an enlargement and update of the map of Lombardia, published by Rizzi Zannoni in 1795. The map was commissioned by Ferdinando IV in 1799; it was realized in a 1:460.000 scale and engraved in 1800 by Giuseppe Guerra. The Neapolitan court had joined the alliance against France both with the army and with the realization of geographic maps which depicted military plans and the defence of the Italian borders. The Eastern sheet, depicting Istria and Quarnero, is a real novelty for the author had the chance to use a lot of unpublished cartographic data, deriving both from personal and direct observation, realized in 1778, and from the manuscripts he received from the geologist Alberto Fortis as a gift (Valerio, Società, Uomini, pp. 190-192). The mountains have been drawn by the painter Alessandro D’Anna; though he had never visited those places, he was able to depict the Alps with great skills. The map is decorated by a great Greek fret on a dark background, respecting the schemes and the forms of the paintings recently discovered in Pompei and Ercolano. The map remained valid for more than ten years; then new and direct research and measurements were realized by Italian and French geographers for the Deposito della Guerra in Milan. Very exceptional map, even more rare to be found in five sheets. Copper engraving, divided in 43 sections and laid on contemporary canvas, contained in a contemporary case, in excellent condition. Example sold by the bookshop Artaria in Vienna. Extremely rare. Dim. 1480x875. Valerio, Società, Uomini . . ., Firenze 1993, p. 190/2; Terre di Langobardia p. 178, 83. Dimensioni

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        Manuel des marins ou dictionnaire des termes de marine. Par le citoyen Bourdé, officier des vaisseaux de la Compagnie des Indes. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée d'un grand nombre de fautes

      Amsterdam: Changuion, AN VII (1799). 2 tomes en un volume in-8, demi basane, [1] ff., iv-303 pp., [1] ff., 308 pp.. Reliure usagée avec mors partiellement fendus. Ouvrage rare. . (Catégories : Marine )

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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

      T. Chapman, London 1799 - Extended Title: 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, and Illustrated with Maps, Charts, and Views Drawn by Mr. William Wilson, and Engraved by the Most Eminent Artists, with a Preliminary Discourse on the Geography and History of the South Sea Islands; and an Appendix, Including Details Never before Published of the Natural and Civil State of Otaheite; by a Committee Appointed for the Purpose by the Directors of the Missionary Society, Published for the Benefit of the Society. This large (11.5" x 9.5") book contains 6 engraved plates and 7 maps, 5 of which fold out. The book closes with a 10-page list of subscribers. Marbled boards and leather spine are worn, the first ten pages are nearly separated from the spine, a small library sticker is glued inside the front cover, and the title page is embossed with a small library stamp. There is some foxing and offset toning from the maps, but otherwise the pages are clean and well-preserved. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De mundo, Graece: cum duplici interpretatione Latinâ. Priore quidem L. Apulei; alterâ verò Guilielmi Budaei. Cum scholiis & castigationibus Bonaventurae Vulcanii tam in Aristotelem, quàm in utrunque eius interpretem. Accessit seorsim Gregorii Cyprii, encomium maris, Gracè, nunquam antea excusum. Et Pauli Silentiarii Iambica.Leiden, Officina Plantiniana, by Franciscus Raphelengius, 1591. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.

      Adams A-1799; Breugelmans, Hoffman I, 285; Typ. Batava 292. Popular pseudo-Aristotelian text on the universe, here in the second edition by the Flemish humanist Bonaventura Vulcanius (1538-1613), with his exhaustive comments and the additional second part, printed by Plantin's son in law Franciscus Raphelengius. The text is given in Greek, followed by the Latin translation by Apuleius (ca. 124-170) and the translation by the French scholar Guillaume Budé (1467-1540). First edition by Vulcanius was published by the same printer in 1587. The second part, not included in the first edition, contains the Praise of the sea by Gregorius Cyprius, and Paulus Silentiarios's poem on the Hot springs of Pythia, both in Greek. With bookplate and a manuscript note. Somewhat browned, but otherwise in good condition.

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        Der philosophische Arzt.

      Frankfurt a. M., in der Andreaischen Buchhandlung, 1798-1799. - 3 Bände in 2 Bänden. 8°. XVI, 375 S.; IV S., 1 n.n. Bl., 378 S.; 1 n.n. Bl., VIII, 310. Mit 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit roten und grünen goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. Hirsch VI, 223. - Blake 485. - Ca. 4. Auflage. Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1775-1777 in 4 Bänden, die vorliegende Ausgabe ist mit 3 Bänden aber komplett. Band drei mit dem zusätzlichen Titel: "Philosophische Arzneykunst oder von Gebrechen der Sensationen, des Verstandes, und des Willens". Der 1742 geborene Weikard durchlief eine steile Karriere und war 1784-1789 Leibarzt der Kaiserin Katharina in St. Petersburg. In der Art von Zimmermann gehaltene Reflektionen, mit ihm verbindet den Verfasser übrigens auch die Tatsache, dass er von der Zarin den Ruf als Hofarzt nach St. Petersburg erhielt. Seine Themen lesen sich wie ein Katalog der psychischen und physischen Befindlichkeiten einer gelangweilten aristokratischen Oberschicht: Vom Begreifen, Vom dem Baue der Empfindungsfasern, Von der Zeugung, Vom Selbstmorde, Von der langen Weile, Phantasie, Vom Geiste, Von den Leidenschaften, Vom Heldenmuthe etc. - Nur sehr selten kleine Stockflecken. Vorsätze mit Besitzerstempel des "Cantons Physicus Dr. Kottmann, Solothurn". - Gutes Exemplar in dekorativen Einbänden.

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        1799 1st printing Shakespeare Seven Ages of Man Color ART Illustrated Stothard

      London : W. Bromley, 1799. First edition. - 1799 1st printing Shakespeare Seven Ages of Man Color ART Illustrated Stothard ENORMOUS & BEAUTIFUL FOLIO / See photos “"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: They have their exits, and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.” – William Shakespeare, As You Like It. First edition of William Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’ illustrated with a beautiful series of illustrations after Thomas Stothard, who happened to be the most prominent illustrator during his lifetime (1755-1834). This rare collection of engravings is accompanied by a full-page engraved speech from William Shakespeare which includes, perhaps, his most famous quote (seen above.) Each age of man is printed with a color stipple-engraving, and each plate is watermarked 1794. Item number: #198 Price: $1950 SHAKESPEARE, William. Shakespeare's Seven ages of man illustrated. London : W. Bromley, 1799. First edition. Details: • Collation complete: [2], ii, 14, [8 leaves of plates] • Rebound: Leather; tight and secure • Language: English • Size: ~17.5in X 11in (44cm x 28cm) • We find this MAGNIFICENT work selling elsewhere for upwards of $4,000 Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 198 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bloemenprent - Gerard van Spaendonck, 1799-1801.

      BLOEMENPRENT GERARD VAN SPAENDONCK?Papaver somniferum?, stippelgravure vervaardigd door P.F. le Grand naar een tekening van Gerard(us) van Spaendonck uit Fleurs dessin?es d?apr?s nature, uitgegeven tussen 1799 en 1801. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (prent) 50 x 33 cm (lijst 77 x 61 cm).De bolpapaver heeft een karakteristieke zaadbol, die ook wel de maanbol wordt genoemd. Uit het gedroogde melksap van deze maanbol kan opium gewonnen worden. De gedroogde zaden uit de bol zijn het bekende maanzaad.Aldus J. Immerzeel in 1842, werd ?deze beroemde bloemschilder Gerard van Spaendonck uit eene gegoede burgerlijke familie te Tilburg geboren. Reeds vroeg werkte de kunstzin in zijnen geest en waren teekenpen en penseel zijn geliefdste speelgoed. Het deed hem leed te Tilburg geene kleuren naar zijnen smaak te vinden. Van een? voerman vernomen hebbende dat men te Antwerpen zeer schoone verwen [verf] konde bekomen, gaf hij een dukaat aan den voerman mede, om te Antwerpen van die kleuren voor hem te koopen. Zijne ouders, zijne vurige geneigdheid en bijzonderen aanleg voor kunst ziende, plaatsten hem te Antwerpen bij eenen meubelschilder voor zes jaren lang, tegen een jaarlijksch leergeld van f. 300.00. Zijn spoedig rijpend talent bragt zijnen meester in het volvoeren der hem opgedragen werkzaamheden, geen gering voordeel aan. Geen wonder dan ook dat, toen de zes leerjaren ten einde waren, hem f. 300.00 ?s jaars aangeboden werden als hij bij zijn? meester blijven wilde. Dit aanbod werd afgewezen. Om dezen tijd werden in het kamp bij Breda groote toebereidselen gemaakt tot een feest ter eere van Prins Willem V. Van Spaendonck begaf zich derwaarts en werkte er mede aan de decorati?n. Van het daaraan verdiende geld bekostigde hij de reis naar Parijs, die hij ondernam in gezelschap van eenen anderen meubelschilder uit Berchem, met wien hij bevriend was. De proeven van zijn reeds volkomen ontwikkeld talent bezorgden hem spoedig vermaardheid. Een edelman, La Valette genaamd, die zelf een kunstoefenend liefhebber was, nam hem als vriend bij zich. Acht jaren genoot hij deze zeldzame edelmoedigheid, des zomers op een prachtig buitenverblijf, des winters op de Louvre, waar men ten zijnen dienste, op het plat van het gebouw, aarde deed aanbrengen voor het aankweeken van bloemen. Na het overlijden van dezen edelman, aan wien Van Spaendonck zoo groote verpligting had, sprak hij altijd met aandoening van zijnen weldadigen vriend, en bewaarde met eerbiedige zorg verscheiden voorwerpen, die hem bijzionder dierbaar waren, waaronder behoorden ?s mans portret ten voeten uit en de schilderzel, dien hij gebruikt had. Van Spaendonck schilderde eenige menigte planten en bloemen voor den kruidtuin. In 1801 bestond de aldaar voorhanden verzameling uit eenig duizenden bladen van het keurigst perkament. Voor elk zoodanig blad werd 100 francs betaald. Dien prijs ontving Van Spaendonck voor het geringste takje van een plant of bloem. Hij leefde vele jaren in de achtingswaardige familie van den Oppertuinman. Men wil dat Van Spaendonck met de Fransche omwenteling [de revolutie van 1796] aanmerkelijke verliezen geleden hebbe. Vervolgens vond hij enige tegemoetkoming in zijne benoeming tot Professor in de iconographie bij den Platentuin, met een jaarwedde van 6,000 francs en andere voordelen, waaronder ook vrije huisvesting in eene prachtige woning, dezelfde, die vroeger door Buffon bewoond werd. Later werd hij lid van het Nationaal Instituut en van het Legioen van eer. Als Professor gaf hij des zomers drie maanden les in de zaal der Bibliotheek van den kruidtuin. Dan werd met zwart krijt of sapverw geteekend naar de schoonste modellen. Zijne leerlingen bestonden meerendeels uit jonge dames van den hoogen stand. In vele Galerijen en Kabinetten van Europa treft men heerlijkste bloem- en vruchtstukken in craijon.?Tussen 1799 en 1801 gaf Van Spaendonck in eigen beheer vierentwintig gravures uit, die naar zijn gouaches werden vervaardigd. Zijn Fleurs dessin?es d?apr?s nature is een van de meest fameuze bloemen boeken, geroemd om zijn prachtige voorstellingen, gedrukt in stippel gravure. Het kunnen differenti?ren tussen verschillende tonen grijs, bleek buitengewoon geschikt voor het weergeven van botanische details, een methode die Van Spaendonck ook bijbracht aan zijn leerling Pierre-Joseph Redout?.Zoals andere beroemde bloemenschilders was ook Van Spaendonck technisch perfect: in olieverf, aquarel, pen of potlood, op elke schaal. Met aandacht voor elk minutieus detail en elegantie en verfijndheid van de compositie, toont hij zijn meesterschap. Evenals Jan van Huijsum begreep Van Spaendonck de tijdgeest en maakte bloemvoorstellingen die feilloos aansloten bij de smaak van het publiek van rond 1800. Hij combineerde de traditionele Nederlandse manier van weergeven van bloemen met Franse sophistication en goede smaak.Prijs: ?950,- (incl. lijst).

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        Othello. II.1

      Shakespeare/Boydell. Othello. II.1. After a painting by Stothard, engraved by Ryder. Engraving on paper, 1799. 17" x 42" (plate mark, with margins). Some minor soiling to margins and small margin tears. From an original painting done for the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery, in celebration of Shakespeare's centennial. During the period of the centennial and until 1805, these fine engravings were published separately. In 1805 they were published in "A Collection of Prints Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare," (London: Boydell) 1802-1805. Burwick & Pape, The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery (1995). Cat. II.46. #BC7.

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        The history and topographical survey of the county of Kent (4 Volumes) Containing the Antient and Present State of it, Civil and Ecclesiastical; Collected from Public Records, and other the best Authorities, both Manuscript and Printed: and Illustrated with Maps, and Views of Antiquities, Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, &c.

      Canterbury Printed for the Author, by Simmons and Kirkby 1778 - 1799 - FIRST EDITION. 4 Volumes. Folio. Rebound in 18th century style in half tan calf with marbled boards. Spines with raised bands, red and green title labels, gilt and decorative gilt Kent Invicta symbols (prancing horse). New marbled endpapers. All edges untrimmed. Large folding map of Kent, folding maps of the Hundreds of Kent and other engraved plates all present. With the List of Subscribers. Previous owner's attractive bookplate to inside front covers. No other markings or inscriptions. The large map of Kent has some old repairs and light foxing, otherwise all volumes internally clean and. A VERY GOOD, HANDSOME SET. (Shelf 5) NOTE: Very Heavy Set (20 kg+: postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge).** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Mathématiques dans laquelle on rend compte de leurs progrès depuis leur origine jusqu'à nos jours; où l'on expose le tableau et le développement des principales découvertes dans toutes les parties des mathématiques... Nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée, et prolongée jusque vers l'époque actuelle...

      Paris, Henri Agasse, an VII-X, (1799-1802), 4 vol. in 4°, ill. de 2 portraits gravés (Montucla et Lalande) et de 45 planches gravées se dépl., demi-veau blond époque, dos lisse orné de guirlandes dorées, p. de t. noire, tr. marbrées, qq. rares rousseurs sinon bel exemplaire. La meilleure édition de cette importante et première histoire des mathématiques. La première édition de 1758 ne comprenait que 2 volumes. Montucla mourut pendant l'impression du 3e volume de la nouvelle édition et son ami J.J. de Lalande revit le manuscrit et compléta l'ouvrage par un 4e volume. Ces deux derniers volumes ne parurent donc qu'en 1802, alors que Lalande avait 70 ans. Le vol. 3 contient les mathématiques pures, l'optique et la mécanique et le vol. 4 contient l'astronomie du 18e, la navigation et les calculs nautiques. ¶ Brunet III.1874 "Cet ouvrage est devenu rare... la partie scientifique y est assez bien traitée..." - Quérard Fr. litt. VI-274 - Sotheran Bibl. chemico-mathematica I. n°3060 "rare".

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        TRAVELS THROUGH THE STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, AND THE PROVINCES OF UPPER AND LOWER CANADA, DURING THE YEARS 1795, 1796, AND 1797

      London, 1799. xxiv,464pp., plus sixteen maps and plates (one folding). Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, rebacked with original spine label laid down, endpapers refreshed. Boards rubbed, corners and edges slightly worn, lower spine a bit scuffed. Contemporary ownership inscription on frontispiece recto, early bookplate laid in. Light tanning and foxing. About very good. Weld, an Irishman, arrived in Philadelphia in late 1795 at the age of nineteen. His observations during two years of travels through eastern North America and Canada, told through a series of letters, comprise one of the most popular narratives of the day. Story wrote that "his account of Canada (letters 21-25) is a clear and sustained description of an area and a way of life that pleased him more than had the United States." Weld made one trip south as far as Virginia, as well as crossing Pennsylvania and New York. He said that he left the United States "without a sigh, and without entertaining the slightest wish to revisit it." The engraved plates are after sketches by the author. The map, with its borders and those of the states colored by hand, shows the East Coast of America south through North Carolina, with an inset map of South Carolina, and west through the Great Lakes region. CLARK II:132. ESTC T110539. GAGNON I:3701. HOWES W235. LANDE 890. JCB II:4062. SABIN 192541. SCHEIDLEY 170. TPL 708. REESE, FEDERAL HUNDRED 78.

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        A brief history of epidemic and pestilential diseases; with the principle phenomena of the physical world, which precede and accompany them, and observations deduced from the facts stated

      printed by Hudson & Goodwin, Hartford 1799 - First edition, 8vo, 2 volumes, pp. xii, [9]-348; [4], 352; contemporary full sheep neatly rebacked, new red morocco labels on gilt-paneled spines; very good and sound, with old erasures on title-pp., early gift inscription from Lewis Heermann, M.D. to an undecipherable recipient. A Webster family copy, with the ownership stamp of Webster's son-in-law, William Chauncey Fowler, on the title page of each volume. Garrison-Morton 1675.1: "The best general summary of epidemiological opinion at the beginning of the 19th century ? and few works surpass it as a compendium of earlier speculations in the field." Osler called the work "the most important medical work written in this country by a layman." Skeel 748, noting that only 950 copies were printed; Evans 36687; Sabin 102341; Austin 2023. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Translated Copy of the Seal of an Indian King, with writing in reverse

      - A folded card, with a velvet fabric as backing, and fine calligraphic penwork writing on the front -- the writing is so neat that one's first impression is bound to be that the piece is printed! Measuring, when open or unfolded, 18.5 by 11 cm., with folding crease running the center horizontally. The Indian king whose seal is the inspiration was Tippoo Saib (or Tippoo Sultan, Tipu Sultan, etc.), king of Mysore and just about the last ruler on the Indian subcontinent entirely independent of the British. Pioneering the use of rocket artillery, he was initially successful in the Anglo-Mysore wars against the East India Company. However, in 1799 his capital was sacked and he himself was killed. Later, a Captain Peter Rainier, a Royal Navy Captain, copied the king's official seal sometime in the 1810s or 20s. Rainier then gave his copy to another Naval officer, John Kingdom. Kingdom created this curiosity, doing the mirror writing. For his translation into English, he relied on Oxford Hebrew Professor Regius Nicoll. Below the rendering of the seal are three paragramps that tell the story of the seal. Inked below Kingdom's work is a presentation inscription dated 1850 from Kingdom to a surgeon, Charles Fowler. We see this piece as an intriguing curiosity, and surely its creator was also intrigued, and wished to play with the mystery surrounding the seal.

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        Moralisch-politischer Kurier.

      Bern. (Im Selbstverlag, 1797-1799). - 1.-6. Heft + Erklärungen. Blattgrösse: 27x20,5 cm. Plattengrösse: 21,5x16 cm. 8 n.n. Seiten Text und 24 Blatt Originalradierungen. In Losen Blättern, unbeschnitten. In neuer Leinwandkassette. Lonchamp 862. - Walthard 50. - Originalausgabe der wichtigsten Folge politischer Karikaturen Berns. Erschien in 6 Heften zu 4 Darstellungen. Die Erklärungen zu Heft 1 - 4 wurden beigegeben. Die Erklärungen zu Heft 5 und 6 erschienen im "Berner Tagebuch", Band III, S. 144. - Dunker hat in seinen Karikaturen die wichtigsten Ereignisse der bewegten Jahre 1797 und 1798 festgehalten und kommentiert. Die ersten 4 Folgen widmeten sich den aktuellen Fragen zur internationalen Lage, vor allem der Krieg in Italien und die Politik Napoleons wurden kommentiert. Themen aus der Schweiz wurden durch die Zensur konsequent verhindert. Die 5. und 6. Folge sind dann aber fast ausschliesslich der Schweiz und vor allem dem Untergang Berns gewidmet. Das wohl schönste Blatt der 6 Folgen ist die Darstellung der Montgolfière, die über der Stadt Bern und dem Münster schwebt. Ob der Ballon die Freiheit bringt oder mit ihr davonschwebt? - Vollständig umbeschnittene Blätter. Die einzelnen Folgen zeitgenössisch mit Bindfaden zusammengeheftet. Wenige Blätter leicht angestaubt. - Eine ausführliche Erklärung der 24 Blätter von François de Capitaini liegt in Kopie bei, ebenso eine ungedruckte Denkschrift von Balthasar Anton Dunker aus dem Jahre 1799 über die Aufgaben des Künstlers in einer freien Gesellschaft, geschrieben für Philipp Albrecht Stapfer, Minister der Künste und der Wissenschaften der Regierung der Helvetik.

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        Oeuvres.

      Paris, Didot l'ainé. 1784 1799. - 12 vol. 8°. (20,5 cm). Les vol. 10 - 12 avec 24 gravures dessinés par Le Barbier, Lefebvre e.a. gravés par Dmbrun, Mahon, Godefroy e.a. Reliure plein veau d'époque, dos lisse avec motif d'urnes et fleurs, tomaisons en noir. Quérard, France littéraire 3, 142. - Notre exemplaire contien: vol. 1: Galatée. - vol. 2:Estelle. - vol.3: Numa Pompilius. - vol. 4 et 5: Théatre. - vol. 6 et 7: Gonzalve de Cordoue. - vol. 8:Nouvelles nouvelles. - vol. 9: Fables. - vol. 10 - 12: Cervantes, Don Quichotte. Volumes 1 à 5: troisième édition. Volume 1 avec petite déchirure à la coiffe et marque de vers sur le premier plat. 2 exlibris gravées. Dos légèrement frottés

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        Leben und Thaten des Freyherrn Quinctius Heymeran v. Flaming. Von Gustav Freier.

      Kreuznach, Ludwig Christian Kehr, 1798-1799. - 4 Bände. 8°. (4), 493 S.; (3), 520 S., (3), 467 S.; (3), 404 S. Halblederbände der Zeit mit verblasster Rückenvergoldung. Vgl. Wilpert/Gühring 931, 13 (für die Erstausgabe von 1795-1796). - Vorderer Einbanddeckel von Band vier vollständing abgelöst. Papier nur wenig stockfleckig. Einbände berieben und bestossen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Silhouetten. 20 Radierungen nach Tuschezeichnungen vermutlich von Hausdorff.

       1799. Drucke auf Bütten (teils mit angeschnittenem Wasserzeichen). Mit der Einfassungslinie, selten auf diese geschnitten. Ca. 7,2 x 5,5 cm im Oval. Die Medaillonbildnisse der Delegierten der ersten Nationalversammlung der Bataver Republik sind in \"Geschiedenis der staatsregeling, voor het Bataafsche volk\" (Die Geschichte der Verfassung, die Bataver Menschen) von Cornelius Rogge, Amsterdam 1799 erschienen. Dargestellt sind u.a.: J.B.Verheijen (1746-1814), E.J. Greve, J. H. Stoffenberg (1749-1838), J.W. Evers. - Verso mit Montagestreifen. Papier stellenweise ausgedünnt und mit kleineren Altersspuren. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Niederlande, Verheijen, Greve, Stoffenberg, Evers, Bataafsche Volk, Bataver Menschen, Silhouetten, Portrait, Porträt,

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        Orlando Furioso: Translated from the Italian of Lodovico Ariosto; With Notes: By John Hoole

      London: Printed for Otridge and Son... 1799. 5 vols., 8vo, pp. (vi), [2, ads.], cxvii, 335; [iv], 407; [iv], 427; [iv], 438; [iv], 322, vi, [56, index and ads.]. With an engraved frontispiece in each volume, 2 other engraved plates in volume 1, and Blake’s plate facing p.164 in volume 3. Backstrips a little dry, joints and corners bumped and rubbed, upper board of volume 1 sympathetically reattached, lower joint cracking. Fourth edition (and thus) third state of Blake’s engraving which is after a drawing by Stothard and depicts the furious Orlando brandishing a huge tree. Essick notes: “In a letter... to William Hayley, Blake states that he is ‘absorbed’ in the study of several poets including Ariosto”. Bentley, Blake Books, 417D. Essick, CBI, XII. ESTC T133398. BMC.

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        Fine Autograph Letter Signed as Prince Regent to the Earl of Thanet (1762-1830, King of Great Britain)

      1799 - (Sackville TUFTON, 9th Earl, 1767-1825), sending the letter with "our friend Arthur" who is "going to dine with you ." assuring him that "though it is thought proper by many of our mutual friends that I should not come & see you in your present habitation ." (the Tower) "it is the cause of most serious regret & mortification to me, as I trust that you do believe that there is no one who entertains a more sincere, & may I add a more affectionate regard for you than myself. If ever I can even in the most distant way, be of the smallest service to you I entreat that you will consider it as the conferring a favor upon me .", 2 sides 4to., Carlton House, 17th November tears on folds repaired The Earl of Thanet has been imprisoned in the Tower for attempting to facilitate the escape of Arthur O'Connor during his trial at Maidstone in 1798, at which Thanet was present in company with other notable Whig sympathisers including Fox, Sheridan and George IV's celebrated friend Moira. Arthur O'Connor, an Irish rebel, whose well know connection with the 'Press' the organ of the United Irishmen, rendered him very obnoxious to the English Government, was being tried for seditious libel. George IV was very interested in Ireland. He had received an offer of free powers from the Irish Parliament and in 1797 had demanded the Vice-Royalty of Ireland.

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        Mameluck chargeant son arme. a Mameluke loading his gun

      Paris: Auber, circa 1820s. Color aquatint on rag paper. 28 x 33cm., on sheet size 36 x 52 cm. Marginal tear. The Met Museum has a painting which may be of the same person: "This early portrait by Vernet, the leading French battle painter of the nineteenth century, depicts one of the Mameluke soldiers who long comprised the military caste of Egypt. He is traditionally identified as Roustam Raza, who entered Napoleon's personal service in Cairo in 1799 and remained with him until 1814. The genesis and early history of the portrait are unknown, but it is entirely possible that the well-connected Vernet, who came from a dynasty of successful artists, was able to secure a sitting with a member of the Emperor's bodyguard." Peintre d'histoire, dessinateur et lithographe. - Directeur de l'Académie de France à Rome de 1828 à 1835, membre de l'Institut. - Fils de : Vernet, Antoine Charles Horace dit Carle (1758-1836) également peintre et lithographe. - Petit-fils de : Vernet, Josep. Charles François Gabriel Levachez (publisher/printer; printmaker; French; Male; 1780 - 1820; fl.) Also known as Levachez, Charles François Gabriel; Le Vachez, Charles François Gabriel; Vachez, Charles François Gabriel; Levacher, Charles François Gabriel

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        THE MARTIAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND HER ALLIES;

      - FROM 1799 TO 1815. London: Printed for Js. JENKINS. [1814-15]. In folio (34,5x27,7 cm) com viii pags, (ii pags), [59 fólios de texto + 53 gravuras]. Encadernação da época com lombada e cantos em pele. Cortes das folhas dourados. Ilustrado com 53 gravuras, a dedicatória com o brasão de Wellington colorido e 52 gravuras de cenas militares coloridas à mão com água-tinta, e 1 frontispício aberto em chapa não colorido. Primeira edição. Magnifico exemplar no seu estado original, encontra-se em excelente estado de conservação, apresenta margens muito generosas, preserva quase todas as folhas originais de papel vegetal que protegem as gravuras e contém na folha anterior de guarda um ex-libris armoriado de [Major] Gerard F. T. Leather. Gerard Frederick Towlerton Leather, Edimburgo 1865 - 1941, dos Northumberland Fusiliers, mais tarde Coronel, posto em que se reformou. Esta é a mais famosa obra com o registo das principais batalhas do exército britânico nas guerras napoleónicas. Retrata, com exceção das gravuras 25 e 31, em linha cronológica as acções militares britânicas durante as campanhas de Napoleão, com particular incidência nos eventos na Península Ibérica, desde a derrota e retirada de La Coruña até vitória em Talavera e os feitos do exército Anglo-Português orientado pelo brilhante estratega Duque de Wellington e apoiado pelos irregulares espanhóis não afectos a José Bonaparte. 6 das gravuras reportam a batalhas no território português (Roliça, Vimieiro, Grijó, Bussaco, Barrosa e Pombal, e muitas outras a batalhas no território de Espanha, na Raia, batalhas em que o contributo do exército Anglo-Português foi decisivo. As gravuras das batalhas foram executadas a partir de desenhos de William Heath e abertas em chapas por T. Sutherland, D. Havell, M. Dubourg, e J. Hill. 1. Frontis. [Vignette title: "Martial Achievements"] 2. Title page. 3. "Martial Achievements" Coat of Arms. 4. Storming of Seringapatam - May 4th 1799. 5. Defence of the Breach at St. Jean d"Acre, May 8th 1799. 6. Landing of the British Troops in Egypt, March 8, 1801. 7. Death of Sir Ralph Abercromby, March 21, 1801. 8. Battle of Maida - July 4th 1806. 9. Storming of Monte Video - Feb 3rd 1807. 10. Battle of Roleia (Roliça) - Aug 17th 1808. 11. Battle of Vimiera (Vimieiro) - Aug 21st 1808. 12. Battle of Corunna, Jan 17th 1809. 13. Death of Sir John Moore, Jan 17, 1809. 14. Battle of Grigo (Grijó) - May 11th 1809. 15. Battle of Salamonda - May 16th 1809. 16. Battle of Talavera, July 28th 1809. 17. Battle of Busaco (Bussaco) - Sept 27th 1810. 18. Battle of Barrosa, March 5th 1811. 19. Battle of Pombal - March 12th 1811. 20. Defeat of a French Division before Badajos - March 25th 1811. 21. Battle of Fuentes d"Onoro - May 5th 1811. 22. Battle of Albuera - May 16th 1811. 23. Marshall Beresford disarming a Polish Lancer, at the Battle of Albuera - May 16th 1811. 24. Siege of Badajoz, June 1811. 25. Storming of Ciudad Rodrigo, Jan 19th 1813. 26. Gen Sir Thomas Picton Storming the Moorish Castle of Badajos. March 31st 1812. 27. Battle of Salamanca, July 22nd 1812. 28. Battle of Seville - Aug 27th 1812. 29. Burning of Moscow, Sept 1812. 30. Flight of Bonaparte from the Battle of Krasnoi. 31. Bonaparte"s Flight in Disguise from Russia, 1811. 32. Battle of castalla, April 13th 1813. 33. Entrance of Lord Wellington into Salamanca; at the Head of a Regiment of Hussars - May 20th 1813. 34. Battle of Morales - June 2nd 1813. 35. Battle of Vittoria, June 21, 1813. 36. Battle of Vittoria, Bringing in the Prisoners. 37. Siege of St. Sebastian - July, 1813. 38. Battle of the Pyrenees, July 28th 1813. 39. Storming of St. Sebastian, Aug 31st 1813. 40. Death of Moreau, before Dresden, Aug 1813. 41. Battle of Bidassoa - Oct 9th 1813. 42. Battle of Leipsic, Oct 19th 1813. 43. Meeting of the Emperors of Russia & Austria, King of Prussia, & Crown Prince of Sweden, in the Great Square of Leipsic, Oct 18th 1813. 44. Blowing Up of the Bridge at Elster. 45. Battle of Nivelle - Nov 10th 1813. 4

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        Ramberg, Johann Heinrich. - "Les Amants Surpris / Das überraschte Liebespaar".

      - Historische Künstlergrafik. Radierung, 1799. Von Johann Heinrich Ramberg. 44,1 x 55,3 cm (Darstellung) / 48,7 x 60,8 cm (Blatt). Vom Künstler in der Platte unten links mit "J H Rmbg invt: delint. et fecit 1799 Hannovre" signiert und datiert. - Das Blatt zeigt ein nacktes Liebespaar, das in einer Laube oder auf einem Balkon nach dem Akt erschöpft sich in den Armen liegt. Die Eltern und die jüngeren Geschwister des Mädchens treten links durch eine niedrige Tür in die Szenerie ein. Der Vater hebt das Laken, das das Lager der Liebenden abschirmt. Am rechten Rand sieht man eine Leiter, die an die Brüstung gelehnt wurde, wodurch sich der junge Mann Zugang zu dem Liebesnest verschafft hatte. Auf dem Stuhl rechts und dem Boden links ist die Kleidung der Liebenden zu sehen, die achtlos beiseite geworfen wurde. Ein Hund und eine Katze erforschen unten links die Szenerie. - Schmalrandig und unbeschnitten. Am linken Rand herstellungsbedingte Verschmutzung durch Druckfarbe. Minimal stockfleckig. Am unteren und rechten Rand ca. 1,5 cm lange Risse. Im Schrägschnitt-Passepartout montiert. Insgesamt sehr schönes und seltenes Exemplar im guten Erhaltungszustand. Johann Heinrich Ramberg (1763 bei Hannover - 1840 Hannover) war ein deutscher Kunstmaler und Satiriker. Als Zeichner, Karikaturist und (Buch-)Illustrator insbesondere zu literarischen Werken, befreundet und bekannt mit bedeutenden Verlegern und Dichtern, ?zählte er zu den Großen seiner Zeit? Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Der Herausgeber des philosophischen Journals gerichtliche Verantwortungsschriften gegen die Anlage des Atheismus.

      Jena, Gabler für Fichte 1799 - 8°. 3 nn. Bl., 192, 4, 24 S., 1 nn. Bl. Schlichtes Halbleinen des 19. Jahrhunderts mit ehemaligem Rückenschild aus Papier, Vorderdeckel der Originalbroschur mit eingebunden, (etwas berieben). Erste Ausgabe. - Baumgartner-J. A 1, 43x; Slg. Borst 836. - Berühmte Verteidigungsschrift Fichtes zum sogenannten "Jenaer Atheismusstreit", in dem Fichte auf Grund anonym veröffentlichter Artikel in dem von ihm herausgegebenen "Philosophischen Journal", atheistische Ideen und Gottlosigkeit vorgeworfen wurden. Er wurde in Folge dessen zum Rücktritt als Professor der Universität Jena gezwungen. - Mit allen 4 Beilagen. - Etwas gebräunt, Stempel auf Titel verso, Name auf Innendeckel. Es fehlt das Blatt mit den Verlagsanzeigen. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Psalms of David, imitated in the language of the New Testament. And applied to the Christian state and worship

      Northampton: William Butler, 1799. 8vo, pp. 233; title within woodcut border, text in double column; original full sheep, rubbed and worn, but sound. Early American bookplate of Lemuel Dady (partially peeled), and his ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. This version of Watts' Psalms of David was first published in 1785 in Hartford. The "Advertisement to the Reader" (p. 2-3) was written by Joel Barlow, who revised and supplemented the 1785 edition for the American market. See BAL 860. Evans 35196.

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        Othello. II.1

      1799. Shakespeare/Boydell. Othello. II.1. After a painting by Stothard, engraved by Ryder. Engraving on paper, 1799. 17" x 42" (plate mark, with margins). Some minor soiling to margins and small margin tears. From an original painting done for the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery, in celebration of Shakespeare's centennial. During the period of the centennial and until 1805, these fine engravings were published separately. In 1805 they were published in "A Collection of Prints Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare," (London: Boydell) 1802-1805. Burwick & Pape, The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery (1995). Cat. II.46. #BC7.

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        Milton’s Paradise Lost with the Life of the Author to Which is Prefixed the Celebrated Critique by Sam Johnson

      London: Printed by C. Whittingham Dean Street Fetter Lane for T. Heptinstall, 1799. First edition was 1669. full vellum over stiff boards, decorated with gilt rule, spine with gilt and green gilt lettered morocco label, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Covers a little dust soiled, vellum a little dry and has pulled away from front pastedown, frontispiece and title page a little browned; plates a bit browned due to the different type paper and the tissue guards. Quarto. i, [i-]xlix,i,[1] 371, [i-vii] Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and title page and twelve additional engravings, with tissue guards by E. F. Burney Originally Paradise Lost was published in ten Books, Milton re-divided them into twelve in the second edition, and added a few “bridging” verses. This edition contains “Sketch of the Life and Writings of John Milton” by the Rev. John Evans, It also contains a list of subscribers, as well as a one page advertisement for “Paradise Regained” and a “pocket edition of ‘Paradise Lost’.

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        Yamato jinbutsu gafu: [Zenpen]. [The People of Yamato Picture Album or Album of Japanese Figure Drawings]

      - Numerous full-page & double-page woodcuts. 22; 18; 18 folding leaves. Three vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block-printed title labels on upper covers, new stitching. Kyoto: Hishiya Magobe, 1799. First edition of this beautiful black & white woodcut book, the artist's first important work. Yamaguchi (1759-1818), "was the first Maruyama artist to attract the publishers and was associated with a number of important books from 1799 onwards?In his own day, he was accounted one of the 'ten most notable pupils of Okyo'?The paintings that made his name were serious, consequential works: the figure subjects published as woodcuts [in the present work], were obviously thrown off with real or calculated impetuosity, and have that immediate appeal, the feeling of close intimacy with the artist, that impromptu brush sketches give."-Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book, p. 532. "Most Japanese books of this period were printed on semi-transparent paper. Even though the sheets were printed on one side and folded in half, faint images would often show through. Most readers simply disregarded this?Soken planned to use the transparency of the paper deliberately in the manner of earlier poetry anthologies. He knew his readers would be slow to notice what he was doing, but the longer they took to notice, the greater their surprise and pleasure. His first drawing is of a flowering branch of plum blossom. Behind it, the face of an older man shows through from the other side of the page, creating an illusion of distance and physical space."-Keyes, Ehon. The Artist and the Book in Japan (NYPL: 2006), 30. The first opening in Volume I contains four large, energetically written characters that perfectly model what they say: "Brush tip pleasures." Fine set. A sequel was published in 1804. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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