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        NOUVELLE CARTE DE LA SUISSE DANS LAQUELLE SONT EXACTEMENT DISTINGUES LES TREIZE CANTONS, LEURS ALLIES, ET LEURS SUJETS’. Large map of Switzerland with pictorial cartouche, table of observations, and a small vignette view of the Chamounix Valley. Printed in London for

      William Faden 1799 - 62x84cm. Original outline colour. Excellent condition.

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        MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCOMPANYING A REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, CONTAINING OBSERVATIONS ON SOME OF THE DOCUMENTS, COMMUNICATED BY THE PRESIDENT...

      Philadelphia, 1799. 45pp. Stitched signatures. Some staining on final leaves. Very good. President John Adams sought to negotiate with the French Government, after a falling-out with France over Jay's Treaty and the coup which installed the Directory, in the fall of 1797. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, John Marshall, and Elbridge Gerry were sent to Paris to negotiate on behalf of the United States. However, when the American envoys met with the French foreign minister, Talleyrand, and other unnamed persons (Mr. X, Y, and Z) they were asked to provide bribes and pay an indemnity to the French government. Pinckney and Marshall returned to the United States, and first told the story in MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO BOTH HOUSES OF CONGRESS (Philadelphia, 1798, Evans 34812), issued on April 3, and followed by similar revelations on May 4 (Philadelphia, 1798, Evans 34819. These problems were also paraded in the British press, in THE WHOLE OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE ENVOYS OF THE AMERICAN STATES, AND MONS. TALLEYRAND... (London, 1798). Gerry remained in France, still attempting to negotiate, but finally returned to America in disgust. At this point "After President Adams saw reports of the XYZ affair, he considered asking for a declaration of war. Congress demanded to see the reports and Adams delivered them in this address on January 21, 1799, the culmination of the scandal. Both houses were outraged, and when this 'Message' was published the clamored for war" - WELLSPRINGS OF A NATION. This copy is of the issue with the correct titlepage date, copies of which were originally circulated without the title or errata leaf, according to Evans. EVANS 36547. WELLSPRINGS OF A NATION 216.

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        Histoire des Mathématiques, dans laquelle on rend compte de leur 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, les contestations qui se sont élévées entre les Mathématiciens, et les principaux traits de la vie des plus célèbres

      - Two fine engraved frontis. ports. & 45 folding engraved plates. Four vols. Large thick 4to, orig. blueish grey boards (extremities a little worn), uncut, orig. printed labels on spines (flaked). Paris: H. Agasse, 1799-1802. Second edition, improved and greatly enlarged, of the first classical history of mathematics which is today still indispensable as it contains much information not found elsewhere. This history, which was first published in 1758, is considered to be the author's masterpiece. Not only does Montucla provide a comprehensive history of the development of mathematical ideas, but he also includes mechanics, physics, probability, astronomy, music, mathematical geography, and navigation. Montucla (1725-99), died before the last two volumes of the second edition were written. Lalande, his friend from childhood, assisted by others, completed the final two volumes. A very good set in remarkable original condition. ? Smith, History of Mathematics, I, p. 540-"The first modern history of mathematics that may be called a classic.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Mathématiques, dans laquelle on rend compte de leur 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, les contestations qui se sont élévées entre les Mathématiciens, et les principaux traits de la vie des plus célèbres

      Two fine engraved frontis. ports. & 45 folding engraved plates. Four vols. Large thick 4to, orig. blueish grey boards (extremities a little worn), uncut, orig. printed labels on spines (flaked). Paris: H. Agasse, 1799-1802. Second edition, improved and greatly enlarged, of the first classical history of mathematics which is today still indispensable as it contains much information not found elsewhere. This history, which was first published in 1758, is considered to be the author's masterpiece. Not only does Montucla provide a comprehensive history of the development of mathematical ideas, but he also includes mechanics, physics, probability, astronomy, music, mathematical geography, and navigation. Montucla (1725-99), died before the last two volumes of the second edition were written. Lalande, his friend from childhood, assisted by others, completed the final two volumes. A very good set in remarkable original condition. ? Smith, History of Mathematics, I, p. 540-"The first modern history of mathematics that may be called a classic.".

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        Histoire des Mathématiques, dans laquelle on rend compte de leur 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, les contestations qui se sont élévées entre les Mathématiciens, et les principaux traits de la vie des plus célèbres

      1799. Two fine engraved frontis. ports. & 45 folding engraved plates. Four vols. Large thick 4to, orig. blueish grey boards (extremities a little worn), uncut, orig. printed labels on spines (flaked). Paris: H. Agasse, 1799-1802.Second edition, improved and greatly enlarged, of the first classical history of mathematics which is today still indispensable as it contains much information not found elsewhere. This history, which was first published in 1758, is considered to be the author's masterpiece. Not only does Montucla provide a comprehensive history of the development of mathematical ideas, but he also includes mechanics, physics, probability, astronomy, music, mathematical geography, and navigation.Montucla (1725-99), died before the last two volumes of the second edition were written. Lalande, his friend from childhood, assisted by others, completed the final two volumes.A very good set in remarkable original condition.? Smith, History of Mathematics, I, p. 540-"The first modern history of mathematics that may be called a classic.".

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        A dictionary of the English language.The eighth edition, corrected and revised. original full calf.

      London: for J. Johnson, C. Dilly, G. G. and J. Robinson, W. J. and J. Richardson, and 22 others. 1799 - Eighth Edition London 1799. Two 4to volumes in full contemporary tree calf, rebacked preserving original spines and labels. Spine with five bands and contemporary red and green morocco labels all intact. Light odd spots to end few leaves only, no ownership markings. A very attractive original example. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage aux sources du Nil

      Chez Lepetit 1799 - - Chez Lepetit, à Paris An VII, in-18 (8,5x13,5cm), 237pp. et 225pp. et 244pp. et 255pp. et 255pp. et 223pp. et 213pp. et 258pp. et 108pp. (2), 9 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition illustrée, après l'originale parue en 1790. Notre édition présente bien le volume d'atlas composé d'une carte et de vingt-deux planches gravées par Tardieu l'Aîné. La première planche a été reliée en frontispice du premier tome de texte. Reliure en cartonnage d'attente d'époque blond. Pièces de titre et de tomaison de papier noir. Quelques coins émoussés. Quelques coiffes de tête affaissées. Papier non rogné, tel que paru. Charmant exemplaire, très frais. L'expédition de James Bruce, écossais, avait un but avoué, découvrir les sources du Nil. Après avoir débarqué à Alexandrie, Il voyagea à travers toute l'Ethiopie, et dans les déserts de l'Egypte. C'est près de Kartoum qu'il repéra les sources du Nil bleu. James Bruce peut être considéré comme l'un des tout premiers explorateurs scientifiques sur terre : c'est en effet avec une grande rigueur qu'il amassa des connaissances précises sur la géographie, la faune et la flore, la météorologie. En outre Le Voyage aux sources du Nil est certainement l'une des meilleures narrations de voyages sur l'Afrique. Les trois premiers volumes sont consacrés aux moeurs, au commerce, aux institutions ; le cinquième et dernier volume s'occupe d'histoire naturelle. Ex libris Château des Coudreaux (tampon) [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New illustrated edition, after the original was published in 1790. Our edition presents good volume atlas consists of a map and twenty-two engraved plates by Tardieu the Elder. The first board was connected frontispiece of the first volume of text. Cardboard brown time marbled paper. Parts of title and volume number (inset) of green and purple leather. Some corners bumped. Lovely copy costs. The expedition of James Bruce, Scottish, had a stated purpose, discover the sources of the Nile; After disembarking in Alexandria He traveled throughout Ethiopia, and in the deserts of Egypt. It is near Khartoum he located the source of the Blue Nile. James Bruce can be considered one of the earliest scientific explorers on earth, it is indeed with great rigor that amassed specific knowledge of geography, flora and fauna, meteorology . Also Journey to the sources of the Nile is certainly one of the best travel narratives on Africa. The first three volumes cover the customs, trade, institutions; the fifth and final volume deals of Natural History. 237pp. et 225pp. et 244pp. et 255pp. et 255pp. et 223pp. et 213pp. et 258pp. et 108pp. (2) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, Performed in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788, by the Boussole and Astrolabe, Under the Command of J.F.G. de La Pérouse Published by Order of the National Assembly, under the Superintendence of L. A. Milet-Mureau. in Two Volumes. Illustrated by a Variety of Charts and Plates, in a Separate Folio Volume. Translated from the French.

      Printed by A. Hamilton, for G. G. and J. Robinson, London 1799 - London: Printed by A. Hamilton, for G. G. and J. Robinson. 1799 (text); 1798 (atlas). 1st published edition in English containing all the text, plates, and maps that appeared in the original edition published at Paris in 1797. 3 volumes: 2 volumes, 4to (text) + folio (atlas). Volume 1: copper-engraved portrait + [6] + lvi + 539pp; Volume 2: viii + [1]-240, 249-304, *297-*304, 305-312, *305-*312, 313-320, *313-*320, 321-531 [14pp, index] [1pp, errata]. Volume 1 lacking half-title; Half-title present in Volume 2; a few spots of worming in the margins of the first few leaves; Folio atlas with portrait of La Pérouse, and allegorical engraved title; 68 of 69 maps and plates; lacking large folding Chart No. I [world map] as well as "List of the Charts and Plates to the Atlas" which are sometimes lacking. Text volumes complete, with original elaborately tooled boards, period-style spines, contrasting title labels. Atlas volume with matching spine, marbled boards. Text pages, portrait, charts, and plates in clean crisp condition. The Foremost French Explorer in the Pacific in the 18th Century. This account of the Pacific voyage of discovery by La Pérouse was meant to verify and expand on Cook¿s discoveries, and promote French commercial interests, including trading in furs. La Pérouse sailed from France in 1785 with his two ships Boussole and Astrolabe toward the Northwest America. In the course of this voyage La Pérouse did not, as the title implies, simply circle the globe: rather, he crossed and re-crossed the Pacific, gathering and carefully recording scientific data, and making observations and illustrated depictions of the Pacific Northwest indigenous people. After rounding the Horn, La Pérouse visited in succession Easter Island, Hawaii, Alaska, California, Manila, Formosa, Japan and Kamchatka (sending his first reports home by overland); from there he proceeded south to Tonga, and Botany Bay (where again reports were dispatched home). After leaving Botany Bay, the ships and crew abruptly vanished without a trace. The French government sent a searching expedition under D¿Entrecasteaux in 1791-94, but failed to find any clues related to their disappearance. Interestingly, the large folding map "Chart of the Coasts of America and Asia" that accompanies La Pérouse¿s work shows a rather accurate depiction of Alexander Mackenzie¿s 1789 water route from Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean, three years before Mackenzie's book and maps were published. We know of no work on Mackenzie, or bibliographic entry on either La Pérouse or Mackenzie that notes this significant feature. The makers of the map in London must have had some access to Mackenzie's travels, albeit probably unauthorized access, for it is unlikely that Mackenzie would have allowed his discovery to be announced to the public on a map accompanying a French explorer's work, and especially without any formal credit to himself. Interestingly, the map also shows the mouth of the Coppermine River at the Arctic Ocean, as mapped by Samuel Hearne. One may recall that Hearne was in charge of Prince of Wales Fort in 1782 when he surrendered to La Pérouse and the French Naval forces. La Pérouse's found Hearne¿s journal, and in recognition of its significance, gave it back to Hearne on the condition that he publish it. Hearne worked on his book and maps up to his death in 1792; the book was finally published in 1795. Ironically, the details of Hearne's exploration made it onto the map accompanying La Pérouse's work. [Smith 38; Hill --"One of the most important scientific explorations ever undertaken to the Pacific"; Lada-Mocarski 52] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philosophie de l'univers. Troisième édition. Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d'une table des matières.

      Paris: chez Goujon Fils, 1799 (Fructidor, An VII) - Octavo (196 x 120 mm). Late 19th or early 20th century half calf and marbled boards by George J. Swayne of Brooklyn, spine decorated gilt in compartments, morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Paper very lightly toned, very occasional spotting; frontispiece a little frayed at top, image unaffected; a very good copy. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. Engraved armorial bookplate of Alexis and Elizabeth du Pont of Rencourt to front pastedown. Third and final edition of Dupont's "treatise attempting to state a philosophy of life" (Saricks), first published in 1792 and addressed to his long-time friend Lavoisier. "From the dates given at the beginning of the book, the Philosophie de l'univers was apparently written between December 20, 1792, and June 10,1793. With the Philosophie, Dupont included the Oromasis, a prose-poem which, according to his statement in the preface, was written while he was concealed in the observatory after August 10. Although of inferior quality, this little work displays the same sublime optimism which Condorcet was able to muster in somewhat similar circumstances while composing his famous essay on human progress. The basis of his 'philosophy of the universe' is that nothing is done by chance. Providential laws direct the whole universe, as accords with good physiocratic doctrine" (ibid.). Einaudi 1673; Schelle 64. Not in Goldsmiths' or Kress. Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1264, has the second edition, sent to Jefferson in 1798 prior to Du Pont's departure for America. See Saricks, Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, p.221ff.

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        Miscellaneen artistischen Inhalts ( 5 Bände kplt))

      5 Bände im gleichen Einband, auf 5 Bünden, Rtitel,Rotschnitt, hefte 1-30, 1799 bis 1787 erschienen,selten komplettes Standartwerk der deutschen Kunstgeschichte

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        CRONICAS DE LOS REYES DE CASTILLA.

      En la Imprenta Antonio de Sancha., Madrid. 1799 - 2 Vols. LII + 612 pp. Tomo II XXVIII + 664 pp. Encuadernado en plena piel de época, lomo liso, hilos dorados, tejuelo rojo y cortes rojos. . . IMPORTANTE. Lea Nuestras Condiciones de Venta y Gastos de Envío. Contrareembolso 4 eur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Hoffnung bleibt dem Unglücklichen bis ins Grab. (LEsperance soutient le Malheureux Jusquau tombeau). Radierung nach Armand Caraffe.

      In der Platte signiert, betitelt und bezeichnet. Ausgezeichneter, kräftiger Druck auf Bütten mit Rand um die volle Plattenkante. 24,3 x 33,5 cm (Darstellung). 30,5 x 37,4 cm (Plattengröße). Sauer, Bd. 26, S. 404f. - Während der franz. Revolution tritt Desnoyers in das Atelier von Guillaume Lethière ein. Sein erster Salonerfolg 1799 bringt ihm den "Prix dencouragement" und den Auftrag für obigen Druck nach Caraffe ein, der dann 1801 im Salon ausgestellt wird. Das Blatt wurde lt. Inschrift im Musée Central des Arts verkauft. Mit unleserlichem Sammlerstempel recto unten rechts im Plattenrand. - Vorwiegend im Randbereich minimal stockfleckig, minimale Knickspuren im unteren Darstellungsrand.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Cultura Americana que contem huma relaçaõ do terreno, clima, producçaõ, e agricultura das colonias britanicas no norte da America, e nas Indias Occidentais, Com Observações sobre as vantagens, e desavantagens de se estabelecer nellas, em comparaçaõ com a Grã-Bretanha, e Irlanda. Por hum Americano. Traduzida da Lingua Ingleza, debaixo dos auspicios, e de ordem de sua Alteza Real o Principe Regente Nosso Senhor, Pelo Bacharel José Feliciano Fernandes Pinheiro . . . Publicado por Fr. José Mariano da Conceiçaõ Velloso . . . 2 vols. in 1

      Lisbon: na Off. de Antonio Rodrigues Galhardo, 1799. Near contemporary calf, spine gilt (slightly worn, head & foot of spine chipped).. Signature Ss (pp. 321-28) of Vol. I in duplicate, some slight traces of worming on inside covers.. Cultura Americana is a partial translation of a little-known work, American Husbandry, containing an account of the soil, climate, production and agriculture of the British colonies in North America and the West Indies, with observations on the advantages and disadvantages of settling in them, compared with Great Britain and Ireland, by an American (London, J. Bew, 1775), published anonymously. The translator prudently omits the last four chapters in which the author speculates on the importance of the colonies to Britain, on manufacturing in America, American political representation, the mutual importance of each country, on a union between Great Britain and her colonies, and the possibility that America might become the head of the empire "in a period extremely distant," probably because the idea of separating Brazil from Portuguese rule would have been anathema to the Portuguese authorities. Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 674 & Periodo Colonial, 285 (under José Feliciano Fernandes Pinheiro). Rodrigues 983, "raro." Bosch, Brasilien-Bibliothek, 258. Sacramento Blake I, 129 & IV, 417. Innocêncio IV, 321 & VIII, 110. A Casa Literária do Arco do Cego (1799-1801), 99. Sabin 62954 & 106062. Gonçalves Rodrigues, A tradução em Portugal, I, 2177. (Cf. Rich, Biblioteca Americana Nova, p. 209 & Soares, História da Gravura Artística em Portugal, I, p. 378.)

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        The Cabinet of the Arts

      ondon, 1799 Book. Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of engravings by English artists. Contains 88 plates of engravings which include topographical views, portraits, emblematic scenes and reproductions of the engraved title pages of other publications. An interesting, if eclectic, collection of 18th century engravings and reproductions. An unusual work. Copac lists a copy held at the British Library, and copies also held at Yale university. All copies have different numbers of plates and the details of plates vary. The work appears to be a collection of plates chosen by the purchaser, intended to display the mastery of English engraving. LIkely the publisher produced a standard set of plates to which the purchaser could add their own choices. With the bookplate of Robert J HayhurstThe title page reads 'from original designs by Stothard, Burney, Harding, Corbould, Van Assen, Potter, Cosway, Paul Sandby, Mather Brown, Catton &C'. In this copy, some of these names have been underlined in early ink, to which has been added the namesVandyke, Bickham, Gillot, Taylorand others. All the plates in this volume are mentioned in the handwritten contents page. This includes several engravings by George Bickhamthe Younger. Other illustrations of interest include the two engraved title pages, one from the Lady's Pocket Magazine 1795 and the other from The Infant Vision of Shakespeare 1796. Also of note is an unattributed engraving of Isaac Newton which we have been unable to find reproduced elsewhere. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound. Marbled boards torn with loss. Front hinge strained after endpaper. Personal bookplate to front pastedown. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages generally bright with marginal foxing and occasional tidemarks. Title pagefoxed. Occasional neat pencil notes to unattributed plates offering descriptions. Pencil marks to title page and rear blanks and first two plates. Handwritten contents page opposite title page. Handling marks throughout. Overall: GOOD.

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        Mécanique philosophique, ou analyse raisonnée des diverses parties de la science de l'équilibre et du mouvement.

      Paris, De l'Imprimerie de la République, An VIII, (1799). - in-4, 2ff.-VIIpp.-477pp.-1f. Cartonnage de l'éditeur papier marbré, entièrement non rogné, étiquette. (État de parution). Édition originale, tirée à part du Journal de l'École Polytechnique (tome III, 7° et 8° cahiers). L'ouvrage était initialement prévu en cinq parties, mais les deux dernières, annoncées au verso du faux-titre, n'ont jamais paru. Texte majeur dans l'?uvre de Prony, qui reprend ses cours dispensés à l'École Polytechnique depuis sa création en 1794. Conçu sous forme synoptique dans un but pédagogique, ce travail se veut un tableau complet des théorèmes de la mécanique. Il en rassemble les définitions, les problèmes et les résultats (statique, dynamique, hydrostatique et hydrodynamique), en donnant au lecteur "les moyens de bien saisir l'ensemble et la correspondance des diverses parties de la science". L'ingénieur, physicien et mathématicien Marie de Prony débuta sa carrière par un "Mémoire sur la poussée des voûtes", dans lequel il défendait le téméraire projet du pont de Neuilly, à tablier horizontal. Directeur, puis inspecteur général de l'École des Ponts-et-Chaussées, la théorie et la pratique lui doivent quelques avancées. Un frein porte son nom. (Quérard VII, p. 354 - D.S.B. XI, pp. 163-166 - Bibliotheca mechanica p. 268). - Intérieur du volume et cartonnage très frais. Les coutures sont légèrement distendues, un cahier pratiquement détaché. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage aux sources du Nil

      - Chez Lepetit, à Paris An VII, in-18 (8,5x13,5cm), 237pp. et 225pp. et 244pp. et 255pp. et 255pp. et 223pp. et 213pp. et 258pp. et 108pp. (2), 9 volumes reliés. - Nuova edizione illustrata, dopo che l'originale è stato pubblicato nel 1790. La nostra edizione presenta buon atlante volume è composto di una mappa e le ventidue tavole incise da Tardieu il Vecchio. Il primo consiglio è stato collegato frontespizio del primo volume di testo. Cartone tempo marrone carta marmorizzata. Parti di titolo e il numero del volume (nel riquadro) di pelle verde e viola. Alcuni angoli urtato. i costi di copia incantevoli. La spedizione di James Bruce, scozzese, aveva uno scopo dichiarato, scoprire le sorgenti del Nilo; Dopo lo sbarco ad Alessandria Ha viaggiato in tutta l'Etiopia, e nei deserti d'Egitto. E 'vicino a Khartoum ha trova la sorgente del Nilo Azzurro. James Bruce può essere considerato uno dei primi esploratori scientifici sulla terra, è davvero con grande rigore che accumulato conoscenze specifiche di geografia, flora e fauna, meteorologia ... anche viaggio alle sorgenti del Nilo è certamente uno dei migliori racconti di viaggio in Africa. I primi tre volumi coprono i costumi, il commercio, le istituzioni; Il quinto e ultimo volume si occupa di Storia Naturale. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition illustrée, après l'originale parue en 1790. Notre édition présente bien le volume d'atlas composé d'une carte et de vingt-deux planches gravées par Tardieu l'Aîné. La première planche a été reliée en frontispice du premier tome de texte. Reliure en cartonnage d'attente d'époque blond. Pièces de titre et de tomaison de papier noir. Quelques coins émoussés. Quelques coiffes de tête affaissées. Papier non rogné, tel que paru. Charmant exemplaire, très frais. L'expédition de James Bruce, écossais, avait un but avoué, découvrir les sources du Nil. Après avoir débarqué à Alexandrie, Il voyagea à travers toute l'Ethiopie, et dans les déserts de l'Egypte. C'est près de Kartoum qu'il repéra les sources du Nil bleu. James Bruce peut être considéré comme l'un des tout premiers explorateurs scientifiques sur terre : c'est en effet avec une grande rigueur qu'il amassa des connaissances précises sur la géographie, la faune et la flore, la météorologie... En outre Le Voyage aux sources du Nil est certainement l'une des meilleures narrations de voyages sur l'Afrique. Les trois premiers volumes sont consacrés aux moeurs, au commerce, aux institutions ; le cinquième et dernier volume s'occupe d'histoire naturelle. Ex libris Château des Coudreaux (tampon)  

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

      Eisenwanger Prag 1799 ( Erste Ausgabe: \" Zu haben im Eisenwangerschen Verlagsgewölbe in der Eisengasse, Nro. 31 \" ). Mit 3 n.n. Blättern, 412 Seiten sowie 1 Blatt, 392 Seiten. Jeweils in Ohldr mit farbigen Rückenschildchen, 8° ( 20 x 12 cm ). Inhalt: Begriff und Einteilung der Klugheit - Von der wahren und falschen Klugheit - Von der Verstellung und Anstellung - Von der Menschenkenntnis -Von den vier Haupttemperamenten ( sanguinischen, melancholischen, cholerischen, phlegmatischen ) - Von den drei herrschenden Leidenschaften ( Wollust, Ehrgeiz, Habsucht ) - Von der Erkenntnis sittlicher Charaktere - Von der Physiognomie // Grundgesetz der Klugheit - Von den Geschicklichkeiten des Verstandes - Von der Ehre - Vom zeitlichen Vermögen - Von der Klugheit - Von der Mitwirkung fremder Kräfte - Von Gönnern im ausgebreiteten Verstande - Vom Anstande - Von der Höflichkeit - Von der Artigkeit - Einige allgemeine Regeln für den gesellschaftlichen Umgang - Von Gönnern im eingeschränkten Verstande - Von Freunden in der ausgedehntern Bedeutung - Von der ehelichen Freundschaft. Einbände jeweils stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Besitzvermerke von alter Hand, Seiten durchgehend etwas stockfleckig bzw. schwach braunfleckig, einige Seiten auch stärker. Einige Seiten angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig. - sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Seibt, Klugheit, Menschenkenntnis, Temperament, Leidenschaft, Wollust, Ehrgeiz, Habsucht, Charakter, Physiognomie, Ehre, Anstand, Höflichkeit, Ehe

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        VOYAGE DANS LES ETATS-UNIS D'AMERIQUE, FAIT EN 1795, 1796 ET 1797

      Paris, 1799. Eight volumes. Three folding maps, nine folding tables. Uniformly bound to style in three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Unobtrusive old blindstamps on each title. Scattered foxing. Map of the U.S. has a very narrow strip of loss (1/16 inch) along the center fold, replaced with reinforcing tissue. Maps of northern and southern sections of the country have some reinforcing tissue on folds. Overall a very good set. An important travel narrative of the United States and Canada in the last decade of the 18th century. The Duc de La Rochefoucauld fled France after his father was killed by a mob in 1793, and spent two years in North America from 1795 to 1797. Arriving in Philadelphia, he travelled overland to Upper Canada, and the latter half of the first and all of the second volume is devoted to his stay there. His published account was considered highly offensive by Lieut.-Gov. Simcoe. The third volume describes his travels in New England, as does the second part of the fifth volume. The fourth volume and the first part of the fifth narrate his southern tour, which took him as far as Charleston and Savannah, but was largely spent in Virginia, where he stayed for a week with Jefferson at Monticello in the summer of 1796. The author comments extensively on agriculture. A later southern tour, recounted in the sixth volume, took him around Maryland and to the site of the future capitol of Washington. The seventh volume describes travels in New Jersey and his stay in New York, while the last volume offers general discussions of law, culture, etc. Clark refutes judgments of La Rochefoucauld as prejudiced, blaming the poor English translation of 1799, and lauding the book as "a sound, informative account." He also praises La Rochefoucauld's capacity for gathering detailed information, his clear descriptions, and his naming of informants, who include some of the most distinguished men in America. Clark concludes: "It is a profitable work to read." The maps show the North; the South; and all of the United States to date, respectively. CLARK II:103. HOWES L106. MONAGHAN 915. LANDE SUPPLEMENT 1227. TPL 681. CARSON, TRAVELLERS IN TIDEWATER VIRGINIA 133. SERVIES 735 (another ed).

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        Melchior Striegel. Ein heroisches Gedicht. Für Freunde der Freyheit und Gleichheit. Neue verbesserte Ausgabe.

      Ohne Ort [Leipzig Göschen] 1799 - 8°. 275 S. Mit 6 Kupfertafeln von W. Jury nach H. Ramberg. Lederband d. Zt. Goedeke IV/1, 204, 10. - Rümann 904. - Zweite Ausgabe, gegenüber der ersten um 2 Gesänge u. die Illustrationen erweitert. - Satire auf die franz. Revolution in Knittelversen (»virtuose Handhabung des Reims« W. Kriegleder in: LL IX, 303) mit zahlr. »Kommentaren« in Prosa. Die Handlung ist von Paris nach »Schöpsenheim« verlegt (Schöps = Schaf) mit Anspielung auf zahlr. Zeitgenossen. - »Einige Illustrationen zu Ratschkys Epos gehören [?] mit ihren drastischen Szenen u. ihrem niederdeutschen Humor zu Rambergs Meisterleistungen« (Lanck./Oehler 3, 69; Abb. 132f.) - Das »Freiheitslied« in Rot und Blau auf weißem Grund (= Farben der Tricolore) »nach der Orthographie Herrn Wunderholds«. - Druck in Antiqua. - Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Vergoldung des Rückentitels erneuert: Gelenk oben mit Riss. Stockfleckig, teilw. stärker. Stellenw. Unterstreichungen mit Bleistift. 1.000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        17 Original-Radierungen aus: Moralisch-politischer Kurier.

      Bern, Selbstverlag, 1797-, 1799. - circa 26 x 21 (eines etwas kleiner). 17 Blatt ungebunden und unbeschnitten Lonchamp 862; Nicolas 163 (mit ausführlicher Beschreibung aller Blätter). Amüsante erste Ausgabe dieser Folge politischer Karikaturen Bern, die in 6 Heften mit jeweils 4 Blättern und zusammen 8 Seiten Text erschien. Von den insgesamt 24 Radierungen liegen hier 17 vor. Die Plattengrösse ist jeweils 21,5 x 16 cm. Vorhanden sind die ersten Blätter der Folgen 1-4 und 6 sowie 12 weitere Karikaturen aus alle Folgen mit vielen Portraits von Napoleon, dem Grafen Schauenburg u.a., ferner historische Szenen und Ansichten von Bern, zwei kleine Bilder zeigen Ballons, die über der Stadt fliegen etc. "- Etwas fleckig, teils kleinere Randschäden, sonst gut erhalten und sehr breitrandig. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Veduta del Tempio di Cibele a Piazza della Bocca della Veritá.

      Orig.-Radierung. Bez. "Presso lAutore a Strada Felice nel Palazzo Tornati vicino alla Trinitá de monti. Giovan. Battista Piranesi Architetto dis. ed inc." 63 x 90 cm. (Blattgr.) 40 x 60 cm. (Plattengr.). Papier gebräunt u. stockfl. Kl., untrlegte Randrisse. vgl. Hind 47/III Focillon 820 - Orig.-Radierung aus der Vedute di Roma, an deren Herstellung von insgesamt 135 Tafeln Piranesi 30 Jahre lang arbeitete. 1799 mußten die beiden Söhne Piranesis vor den englischen und neapolitanischen Truppen aus Rom fliehen. Es gelang Francesco und Pietro, nach einer abenteuerlichen Flucht, die gesamten Druckplatten ihrer Werkstatt von Rom nach Paris zu bringen. Dort gründeten sie die Calcographie des Piranesi frères, wo sie in den Jahren 1800-07 "eine sorgfältig gedruckte neue Ausgabe des gesamten graphischen Werks in 27 Bänden veranstalteten" (Wilton-Ely, S. 132). - Blindstempel in der rechten unt. Ecke: "Weiser & Co. Berlin".

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        FABLES ET CONTES EN VERS PATOIS.

      Renaud 1799 - TANDON Auguste. FABLES ET CONTES EN VERS PATOIS. Montpellier, Renaud, An VIII (1799-1800), in-8, plein cartonnage bleu d'époque, dos lisse, titre manuscrit sur papier contrecollé au dos, page de titre - 148 pp. Rare Edition Originale. Ex-libris manuscrit sur le titre, les pp. II à VIII « Avis du libraire-Editeur » manquent. Petite tache d'encre sur la page de titre, petites rousseurs éparses, sinon bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE Séverine HERVELIN]
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        Vollständige auf Versuche und Vernunftschlüsse gegründete Theorie der Elektrizität für Aerzte, Chymiker und Freunde der Naturkunde. 2 in einem Band.

      Wien, gedruckt mit J. C. Schuender\'schen Schriften im k. k. Taubstummen-Institute, 1799. 8°. Mit 5 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 3 Bll., X, 316; 3 Bll., X, 285 S., Ppbd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Erstausgabe. - Der Mediziner Johann Anton Heidmann (1772-1855) studierte an der Univ. Wien Medizin, wurde 1797 promoviert, war danach praktischer Arzt in Wien und rief 1802 die älteste wissenschaftliche Ärztevereinigung Wiens ins Leben, deren Teilnehmer 1837 die Gesellschaft der Ärzte in Wien gründeten. 1822 wurde Heidmann Mitglied des Wiener medizinischen Doktorenkollegiums. Heidmann untersuchte vor allem „die Natur der elektrischen Flüssigkeit“. - Der Verleger Joseph Karl Schuender war Leiter der Wiener Druckerei des Taubstummen-Instituts und „betrieb zeitweise eine eigene Druckerei, starb aber bald“ (Durstmüller). - Einband stärker beschabt u. bestoßen. Name a. Vorsatz- u. Titelblatt. Innendeckel m. kl. Stempel. Titel mehrf. gestempelt (ausgeschiedenes Bibl.-Exemplar). Durchg. etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - ÖBL II, 244; Lesky 290; nicht bei Wheeler; Ekelöf; Wellcome; Blake; Poggendorff u. Engelmann. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Heidmann, Vollständige auf Versuche und Vernunftschlüsse gegründete Theorie der Elektrizität für Aerzte, Chymiker und Freunde der Naturkunde

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        Philosophie de l'univers Troisième édition Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d'une table des matières

      Paris: chez Goujon Fils,, 1799 (Fructidor, An VII). Octavo (196 x 120 mm). Late 19th or early 20th century half calf and marbled boards by George J. Swayne of Brooklyn, spine decorated gilt in compartments, morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. Engraved armorial bookplate of Alexis and Elizabeth du Pont of Rencourt to front pastedown. Paper very lightly toned, very occasional spotting; frontispiece a little frayed at top, image unaffected; a very good copy. Third and final edition of Dupont's "treatise attempting to state a philosophy of life" (Saricks), first published in 1792 and addressed to his long-time friend Lavoisier. "From the dates given at the beginning of the book, the Philosophie de l'univers was apparently written between December 20, 1792, and June 10,1793. With the Philosophie, Dupont included the Oromasis, a prose-poem which, according to his statement in the preface, was written while he was concealed in the observatory after August 10. Although of inferior quality, this little work displays the same sublime optimism which Condorcet was able to muster in somewhat similar circumstances while composing his famous essay on human progress... The basis of his 'philosophy of the universe' is that nothing is done by chance. Providential laws direct the whole universe, as accords with good physiocratic doctrine" (ibid.).

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        Reise nach Guiana und Cayenne, nebst einer Uebersicht der ältern dahin gemachten Reisen und neuern Nachrichte von diesem Lande.

      Frankfurt: A. Pichler, 1799 First edition. 8vo ( 16,5 x 10,3 cm). vi, (2), 296 pp. Modern half calf antique style. Gilt-decorated spine. With frontispiece and foldout map. Near fine copy. First German edition of an 18th-century account on French Guiana and surroundings with a fine map of Cayenne. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        A Selection of Favourite Catches, Glees, &c. as sung at the Bath Harmonic Society, with the Rules of the Society, and a List of the Members

      - Engraved frontis. printed in pale blue. 17, [1]. [v]-xii [i.e. xiv], 152 pp. 8vo, orig. red straight-grained morocco (a bit rubbed), sides with single gilt fillet, spine gilt, a.e.g. Bath: "sold by the Booksellers in Bath; C. Dilly, London; and by the Secretary to the Society," 1799. "Second edition. With Considerable Additions." In the 18th century, the city of Bath enjoyed a rich and varied musical life with frequent subscription concerts, performances in the morning in the Pump Room, and balls in the Assembly Rooms in the evenings. There were also "breakfast" concerts as early as 1747 and an active glee club under the direction of Dr. Henry Harington, who also composed glees. The Bath Harmonic Society was founded in 1795 by the Rev. Mr. Bowen. It sponsored splendid entertainments at the Sydney Gardens and other locations with as many as 1200 persons enjoying breakfast and music. During the season the Society also met every week at the White Hart Inn where songs, duets, catches, and glees were performed before and after supper. Fine copy and rather rare. Original blue morocco bookplate of the Bath Harmonic Society, stamped in gilt. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Ernest Augustus (1771-1851), Duke of Cumberland and later King of Hanover. ? New Grove Dictionary, Vol. II, pp. 285-86. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naturgeschichte für die Jugend. Vierter Theil. Von den Fischen.

      Altona und Leipzig, Kaven, 2. Auflage 1799. - Mit 1 koloriertem Frontispiz in Kupferstich und 22 kolorierten gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 22 Blatt, 375 Seiten, 5 Blatt (Register), Halblederband der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, 17 x 10 cm, Etwas berieben und bestoßen, Exlibris auf Spiegel sowie alter Namensstempel auf Titel, innen etwas gebräunt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [A Caricature Frieze]

      London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1799. A Fun-Filled Frieze by the Pioneer of the Strip Cartoon [WOODWARD, George Moutard]. [ROWLANDSON, Thomas]. [A Caricature Frieze]. [London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1799] and [London: S.W. Fores, November 9th, 1800- February 6th, 1801]. First edition. Oblong folio (5 x 20 1/4 inches; 126 x 511 mm.). A set of eighteen hand-colored etched caricatures (3 3/4 x 18 inches; 95 x 457 mm.), and one shorter strip (3 13/16 x 9 7/16 inches; 97 x 240 mm.), laid down on both sides of card mounts, the mounts joined as a succession of album pages. Panorama style in a blue cloth chemise with black morocco lettering label "Caricatures by Woodward / Ackermann / 1799" on front panel, housed in a blue cloth slipcase with similar black morocco label. This fine collection of Woodward caricatures contains five plates (of seventy-two) from Grotesque Borders for Rooms and Halls. (London: Rudolph Ackermann, March 28th, 1799 - December 1st, 1800) and fourteen (of twenty-four) plates from Pigmy Revels (London: S.W. Fores, November 9th, 1800 - February 6th, 1801). A fun-filled frieze by the pioneer of the strip cartoon. For Woodward's contemporaries, 'much of the attraction of his work lay in the captions, which relied heavily on wordplay and were sometimes couched in doggerel verse. He tended to choose his subjects from the middle and lower classes rather than high society' (Simon Heneage in ODNB). In the second 'strip' (Grotesque Borders…) the wordplay is based on quotations from William Shakespeare. "These figures, mostly with enlarged heads, were designed by Woodward, and etched by Rowlandson, for Ackermann. The strips were apparently intended to be cut apart and used as border designs on walls or screens." (William Gordon, British Caricature, p. 20). Yale University (Lewis Walpole Library) has just one 'vertical' print with three strips from Grotesque Borders… In over fifty years of dealing in rare books I have handled three copies of Pigmy Revels but I have never had any of the plates from Grotesque Borders (DJB). George Moutard Woodward (1760?-1809), "caricaturist, son of William Woodward of Stanton Hall, Derbyshire, was born in that county about 1760. He received no artistic training, but, having much original talent, came to London, with an allowance from his father, and became a prolific and popular designer of social caricatures, much in the style of Bunbury, which were etched chiefly by Rowlandson and Isaac Cruikshank. Although their humour was generally of a very coarse and extravagant kind, they display a singular wealth of imagination and insight into character, and some are extremely entertaining. Among the best are 'Effects of Flattery,' 'Effects of Hope,' 'Club of Quidnuncs,' 'Everybody in Town,' 'Everybody out of Town,' and 'Specimens of Domestic Phrensy.' Woodward…was of dissipated and intemperate habits, spending much of his time in taverns, and died in a state of penury at the Brown Bear public-house in Bow Street, Covent Garden, in November 1809" (D.N.B). "Woodward…might have rivalled Hogarth. Certainly his collaboration with Rowlandson constituted a lively, if frivolous, commentary on the social scene. Dorothy George described him as 'original, prolific, varied, humorous and good-humoured,' and few students of the subject would dispute her conclusion that his death was 'a loss to caricature' (George, English Political Caricature, 1.174)" (Simon Heneage, 'Woodward, George Murgatroyd [1760?-1809)] Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004). Grotesque Borders for Rooms and Halls. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1799. (Gordon, BC-33 & BC-34). Pigmy Revels. London: S.W. Fores, November 9th, 1800- February 6th, 1801. (Gordon, BC-62, BC-99 & BC-100). Abbey, Life, 462 (Pigmy Revels); Grotesque Borders… not in Abbey.

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        The Reception, a Play, in Three Acts]

      Printed by P. Nettleton, Plymouth [England] 1799 - First edition. Stitched wrappers. 57pp. About half of the front wrap torn away, removing most of the title, stain at the margins of last few leaves, rear leaf a bit worn, a fair copy. Rare satiric play by an English naval chaplain. *OCLC* locates a single copy, at the Huntington Library; *COPAC* adds a copy in Birmingham. *ESTC t095937*. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage au Canada pendant les années 1795, 1796 et 1797 3 Volumes

      Paris: Imprimerie de Munier, 1799. Cuir. Très bon. 3 volumes in-8, 321, 344 et 294 pages. 1799-1800. Plats refaits, usure aux reliures, une pièce de titre manquante. Ex libris en page de garde. Complet de la carte dépliante, des onze planches, et d'une planche supplémentaire.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, in 2 zusammengesetzten Blättern, v. John Cary , "A new map of the Russian Empire; divided into its governments; from the latest authorities .".

      - mit Flächenkolorit, b. John Cary in London, dat. 1799, 45,8 x 98,7 - Blattgr. 57,5 x 118,4 cm Sehr ausführliche Karte, die von der Baltischen See bis zu den Aleuten reicht. - Vereinzelt schwarze Farbspuren oben im Rand, sonst beide Teile gut erhalten. Lit.: Rumsey 1657.040. Phillips (Atlases) 714 (Atlas). The Map Collector, issue 43, p. 40-47 (Atlas). National Maritime Museum, v. 3, no. 311 (Atlas).

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        Voyage aux sources du Nil

      New illustrated edition, after the original was published in 1790. Our edition presents good volume atlas consists of a map and twenty-two engraved plates by Tardieu the Elder. The first board was connected frontispiece of the first volume of text. Cardboard brown time marbled paper. Parts of title and volume number (inset) of green and purple leather. Some corners bumped. Lovely copy costs.The expedition of James Bruce, Scottish, had a stated purpose, discover the sources of the Nile; After disembarking in Alexandria He traveled throughout Ethiopia, and in the deserts of Egypt. It is near Khartoum he located the source of the Blue Nile. James Bruce can be considered one of the earliest scientific explorers on earth, it is indeed with great rigor that amassed specific knowledge of geography, flora and fauna, meteorology ... Also Journey to the sources of the Nile is certainly one of the best travel narratives on Africa. The first three volumes cover the customs, trade, institutions; the fifth and final volume deals of Natural History. Chez Lepetit à Paris An VII in-18 (8,5x13,5cm) 237pp. et 225pp. et 244pp. et 255pp. et 255pp. et 223pp. et 213pp. et 258pp. et 108pp. (2) 9 volumes reliés

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        Conversations and Amusing Tales. Offered to the Publick for the Youth of Great Britain

      Printed for the Author by Charles Clarke 1799, London - xi, (ii), 385, (6) pp. Later maroon half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Sizer. Slight wear to outer spine joints and extremities. Frontis engraving by Bartolozzi. With twelve small oval tinted lithographs. List of subscribers at rear. Two leaves of engraved music 'Address to the British Fair' by Samuel Webbe bound in at rear. A VG copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage aux sources du Nil (9 Bände)

      Paris, Lepetit, An VII (1799). - par James Bruce ; Traduit de l’anglais par P. F. Henry ; Avec atlas composé d’une carte et vingt-deux planches gravées par Tardieu L’Ainé. Mit 22 Kupfertafeln, 1 gefaltete Karte, Lederbämde der Zeit miz rotem Rückenschildern, 13,5 x 8,5 cm, Einbände leicht berieben, die jeweils ersten und letzten Seiten in den Ecken leimschattig.

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        Methode den grauen Staar sammt der Kapsel auszuziehen. Nebst einigen andern wesentlichen Verbesserungen der Staaroperation überhaupt. [Angebunden: 1. Derselbe; Ansicht der staphylomatösen Metamorphosen des Auges, und der künstlichen Pupillenbildung; Wien, Camersinaische Buchhandlung 1805; 146 (1) S. mit 1 kolorierten Kupfertafel. 2. Derselbe; Nachtrag zur Ansicht der staphylomatösen Metamorphosen des Auges, und der künstlichen Pupillenbildung. Wien, Camersinaische Buchhandlung 1806; 20 S. mit 1 Kupfertafel].

      Wien, Schaumburg 1799; EA; 59 (3) S. mit 1 Kupfertafel (+ 1 nicht zum Werk gehörige Kupfertafel des kranken Auges als Frontispiz eingeklebt); Pbd d. Zt. mit farbigen R`schild (Name auf Vorsatz, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar)Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        STANDING RULES AND ORDERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia: Printed by John H. Oswald, 1799. 22pp. Small octavo. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Top upper corner of last several leaves torn off, with no text loss. Good. Lays out the duties of the Speaker of the House, and procedures regarding bills, the Committee of the Whole House, and joint rules and orders of the House and Senate. The lengthiest section covers rules of decorum and debate, appropriate as these rules were published the year after Rep. Roger Griswold attacked Rep. Matthew Lyon with a hickory walking stick on the floor of the House. NAIP locates only seven copies. Scarce. EVANS 36590. NAIP w027052.

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        Die Spinne als die beste Wetterprophetinn, welche die bevorstehende Veränderung des Wetters mehrere Tage voraus ankündiget.Munich, Joseph Lindauer, 1800. 8vo. With a folding letterpress table. Later marbled boards.

      VD18 15333019; WorldCat (1 copy); not in Horn & Schenkling. Rare first edition of a study on the behaviour of spiders by the German Joseph Schmidt, honorary member of the Botanical Society of Regensburg. He explains that spiders react to weather changes, and from studying this behaviour Schmidt was able to predict the weather several days forward. The treatise is a reaction on Quatremere Disjonval's Neueste Entdeckungen über die Natur der Spinnen und vorzüglich über deren Verhältniß mit den Veränderungen in der Atmosphäre (Berlin, Leipzig, 1799). Slightly browned, letterpress table loosely inserted, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Georg Ludwig Böhmers auserlesene Rechtsfälle, aus allen Theilen der Rechtsgelehrsamkeit, nach dessen Tode gesammelt und hherausgegeben. 3 Bände (in 6 Bänden).

      Göttingen, Vandenhoek und Ruprecht, 1799 - 1802. Fallsammlung von insgesamt 253 Rechtsfällen des Hallenser Juristen und Straf- und Kirchenrechtlers Georg Ludwig Böhmer (1715 - 1797). Alle Bände in jeweils zwei Abteilungen, alle Bände (bis auf Band 1/1) mit Inhaltsverzeichnis und ausführlichem Register. In der ersten Abteilung des ersten Bandes Inhaltsverzeichnis und Titelblatt fehlend, hier ebenso fehlend bzw. nikcht beigebunden die Fälle Nr. 44 bis 48 (= S. 329 - 360). Boehmer lehrte von 1740 an zu nächst als außerordentlicher Professor, von 1742 an als ordentlicher Professor an der kurz zuvor gegründeten Universität Göttingen 1770 erlangte er den Titel eines Geheimen Justizrathes. Böhmes juristisches Hauptinteresse galt dem Zivilrecht, Lehnsrecht und Kirchenrecht. Sehr gutes Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen juristischen Fallsammlung, in der sich die Rechtspraxis des späten 18. Jahrhunderts in ihren unterschiedlichen Facetten widerspiegelt. Titelblätter und letzte Seiten partiell etwas gebräunt bzw. fleckig lediglich Seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

      [Bookseller: Anton-Heinrich]
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        Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797/. . ./ With an Appendix, Containing Geographical Illustrations of Africa. By Major Rennell.

      London, Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author 1799. - Im Vorsatz private Namenseintragung. Innen leicht gedunkelt. sauberes und schönes exemplar. Englisch 1270g

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        Dansk Læsebog og Exempelsamling til de forandrede lærde Skolers Brug. Bind I-II.

      Kjøbenhavn, Johan Frederik Schultz, 1799-1804. VIII + (6) + 552 + VIII + (4) + 611 s.Samt. skinnbd. med fem opph. bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Ubeskåret. Ex libris på forsats (Oscar Davidsen). Bibl. Dan. IV, 73. Fra Biblioteket på Gjorslev.

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        Grove-Hill, A Descriptive Poem, with An Ode to Mithra

      John & Arthur Arch, 1799. Hardcover. Very Good. 1799. 76 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Brown boards half bound in red leather with gilt lettering to spine. This is an former library book, with stamps to pages and a small label to front pd. Inscription to title page. Pages are mildly tanned and foxed, with occasional use marks. Text and illustrations remain bright. Moderate scuffing to outer binding, mainly to leather areas. Few small losses to edges. Mild damp stains and minor general use marks present. Binding remains firm.

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        Genpei seisuiki zue [trans.: Illustrated Story of the Rise and Fall of the Houses of Minamoto & Taira]

      Many fine double-page woodcuts. Six vols. 8vo, orig. thick embossed wrappers (a little worn), orig. block printed title label on each upper cover, new stitching. Kyoto: Preface dated 1799. First edition of this famous, finely illustrated, fictional tale of the Gempei War (1180-85), the final struggle in Japan between the Taira and Minamoto clans which resulted in the Minamoto's establishment of the Kamakura shogunate, a military dictatorship that dominated Japan from 1192 to 1333. Akisato (fl. 1780-1814), was the first to write detailed accounts of early Japan. He travelled with his artists throughout the country in order to accurately record the landmarks; his books were immediate best sellers. The illustrations are by Chuwa [Baikei] Nishimura and Sadaaki [Bunmei] Oku, two of the leading illustrators of the period. Very good set.

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        Gesamtansicht

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

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        Salzburger Fürstenkalender 1800" [Ausgabe unter Erzbischof Hieronymus Graf Colloredo, Kalendarium, 92 Wappen und Erläuterungen: Städte, Bistümer und adelige Domherren.]

      (Salzburg, ) 1799 - Rot-schwarzer Kupferstich mit altkolorierten Wappen. ca. 110 x 48 cm. Auf Leinen aufgezogen. Alt-Koloriert. - Gefaltet, einige Fehlstellen alt hinterlegt. - Äusserst selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Phantasien über die Kunst. für Freunde der Kunst. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Tieck.

      Hamburg, Perthes 1799. Erstausgabe. Kl. 8°. IV, 283 Seiten. Halbleder. Goldprägung auf Rücken. Einband und Kanten berieben. Sonst sehr gut erhalten.Versand D: 5,50 EUR Deutsche Literatur, Erstausgabe, Kunstgeschichte, Weltliteratur

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        Phantasien über die Kunst, für Freunde der Kunst. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Tieck.

      Hamburg, Perthes 1799. IV, 203 S, HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und etwas Rückenverg. Goedeke VI, 36, 37 und VI, 47, 6. Borst 851. - Erste Ausgabe dieser Fortsetzung der “Herzensergießungen eines kunstliebenden Klosterbruders”. - “Ein Theil dieser Aufsätze ist ein Vermächtniß meines verstorbenen Freundes W. H. Wackenroder, wovon er die letztern erst kurz vor seiner Krankheit ausgearbeitet und mir mitgetheilt hat” (Vorwort von Tieck). - Titelaufnahme und Rechnung des Antiquariats Fritz Eggert von 1970 (DM 300) für das vorliegende Exemplar beiliegend. - Rückenschild tls. abgerieben. Kleiner Bibliotheks-Aufkleber, Ecken etwas bestoßen. Sehr gutes breitrandiges und nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Kalkar 03. 02. 1721 - 08. 11. 1773 Ohlau, Schlesien). Freiherr. "Friedr. Wilh. von Seydlitz.". "Seydlitz in der Schlacht bei Rossbach" (1757),.

      - Kupferstich v. D. Berger n. J.G. Fritsch, dat. 1799, 42 x 59 Dargestellt ist Seydlitz (stehend) inmitten seiner Truppen. Ein Soldat verbindet seinen linken Arm, der rechte Arm hält den Degen. - Fachgerecht restauriert, mit Buchstabenverlust an der Legende unten.

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        Teilansicht, Ansicht, "Vue de la porte sainte et de ses environs à Moscou".

      - Kupferstich v. Laminit n. Guerard de la Barthe aus Walser, Russ. Prospekte, 1799, 39,2 x 65,4 Thieme-B., II,546(B) u. X,410(E). - Seltene Ansicht aus Walter's Sammlung russischer Prospekte. - Unter der Ansicht Beschrebung in russ. und franz. Sprache. Im Vordergrund zahlr. Personen.

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