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2018-08-14 07:22:07
Kyd, Stewart
1799. London, 1799. 2nd ed. A Treatise Praised by Holdsworth Kyd, Stewart [d. 1811]. A Treatise on the Law of Awards. Revised and Corrected; With Very Considerable Additions. London: Printed for J. Johnson, G. G. & J. Robinson, & J. Butterworth; And B. C. Collins, Salisbury, 1799. [v], viii-xvii, [1], 583, [1] pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing and some minor nicks and scuffs to boards and spine, moderate rubbing to extremities, small tear to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, early owner bookplate (of R.W. Clarke) to front pastedown, moderate toning to text. An attractive copy. $500. * Second and final edition. "The best book on [awards] was published by Stewart Kyd in 1791. It is a learned book, which describes historically the growth of the rules on this topic from the Year Books downwards, and discusses intelligently the modern cases both legal and equitable. The author knows a good deal of Roman law, and makes an effective use of some of its rules, which, he thinks, may have influenced the growth of the parallel English Rules" (Holdsworth). The second edition was reissued in Philadelphia in 1808 as the "First American Edition." Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:399. English Short-Title Catalogue T71520.
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. [USA]
2018-08-12 16:03:54
SMITH, Adam.
London A. Strachan and T. Cadell, 1799. Ninth edition, 3 volumes, 8vo., xii, 499; viii, 518,[v]; viii, 465, [xlix]pp., 1 page ads' at end, modern sprinkled calf-backed marbled boards, vellum tips, red morocco lettering pieces, small stamps to title versos and final page, an excellent set. Adam Smith (1723-1790) "spent ten years in the writing and perfecting of this work, the first edition selling out within six months. It had no rival in scope or depth when published and is still one of the few works in its field to have achieved such an exalted status, meaning simply that it has sustained yet survived repeated reading, critical and adulatory, long after the circumstances that prompted it have become the object of historical enquiry". (ODNB). PMM 221 (first edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
2018-08-12 16:00:56
Adam Smith
London, Printed for A. Strahan, and T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, 1799. 3 Volume set. xii, 499; viii, 518, [v]; viii, 465, [xlix]pp., 1p. ads. Bound in contemporary tree calf. Gilt spine. Restoration work to hinges and spines. New spine labels. Marbled endpapers. Good binding and cover. Upper corner of Vol. I initial title page excised, name scratched out to title pages, Toning to pages, otherwise internally very good. Adam Smith "spent ten years in the writing and perfecting of this work, the first edition selling out within six months. It had no rival in scope or depth when published and is still one of the few works in its field to have achieved such an exhaulted status, meaning simply that it has sustained yet survived repeated reading, critical and adulatory, long after the circumstances that prompted it have become the object of historical enquiry". (ODNB). "The history of economic theory up to the end of the nineteenth century consists of two parts: the mercantilist phase which was based not so much on a doctrine as on a system of practice which grew out of social conditions; and the second phase which saw the development of the theory that the individual had the right to be unimpeded in the exercise of economic activity. While it cannot be said that Smith invented the latter theory. his work is the first major expression of it. He begins with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity and in it lies the human propensity to barter and exchange. La … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-08-12 08:22:21
Smith, Adam
A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1799. Size: 8vo-over 7; Ninth edition, in three volumes, rebound in modern calf preserving previous (likely not original) boards with gilt bands and decoration to spine, tooled criss-cross pattern to leather on boards and ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, xii, 499; vi, 518, [5]; vii, 465, [50] pages; occasional chipping or scuffing to leather, previous owner's name inked at top of each title page, all volumes clean and sound. At the time of its original publication in 1776, Smith's opus was recognized as a landmark of human thought. Almost two hundred and fifty years later it continues to be influential in modern politics and economics. Early printing and handsome edition of this great classic of modern economic thought. Very Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Crooked House Books & Paper [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
2018-08-10 00:40:56
Nash, Rev. Treadway).
John White. 1st Vol. with in addition the cancel title of 2nd Ed. Folio. Bound in 2 vols. Engraved half title (1st Ed.) + Engraved t.p. (1st Ed.) + Engraved t.p. (2nd Ed.) + Ded. leaf + xcii + 690pp. + [i]. + Engraved t.p. (dated 1782) + Ded. leaf + 484pp. + clxviii + 32pp. + [x] Index [With] T.p. + 104pp. Folding map, complete with 76 plates (including port of Author, Hough port. and plate of Hallow Park - the latter two often missing) including 4 mezzotint ports. and 1 aquatint, 25 seperate pedigrees including 15 folding, 2 ded. leaves, 13 facsimile leaves from Domesday Book, 7 plates in Appendix, letterpress ills. ‘2nd Ed.’ t.p. damaged and restored to tail, occasional inconsequential marginal tears, light browning, workman like later half leather with cloth boards, some rubbing, gilt lettered title labels to spines. Our copy with some scholarly annotatons and corrections in a contemporary hand and with a letter to Samuel Pipe-Wolferstan Lawyer of Tamworth, (whose second wife was the novelist Elizabeth Jervis) regarding his pedigree in relating to the Jolliffes (see page 251 in volume 1. According to his obituary in The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 90, Part 2; Volume 128, Pipe-Wolferstan (1751-1820) was an Antiquary, he had a deep interest in the abolition of the slave trade, and ‘a man of excellent character.’.Upcott 1330. ‘This work, with a cancelled title page only, has been since presented to the world, in 1799, as a Second Edition, with Additions . With these is given an oval portrait of the author on a scroll; the same as prefixed to his edition of Hudibras.’ Not p … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Francis Edwards ABA ILAB [Hay on Wye, United Kingdom]
2018-08-07 00:06:53
KIMURA, Kokyo, prob. author
16; 42; 29; 37; 32 folding leaves. Five vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (each delicately embossed with a view of the sea & mountains behind), orig. block-printed title label on each upper cover, new stitching. Osaka: 1799.First edition of this finely illustrated work describing the principal arts and industries of Japan. The book was very probably written by Kokyo Kimura (1736-1802), who has signed the preface. Better known under the name Kenkado, he was a sake merchant, artist, calligrapher, bibliophile, and student of the sciences. He was one of the most important intellectuals of Osaka of the time.The numerous woodcuts are important not only for their historically accurate detail but also for their artistic quality. The artist was Shitomi Kangetsu (1747-99), a student of Tsukioka Settei (1710-86). Kangetsu was an ukiyo-e painter who studied the ancient methods of both Chinese and Japanese painting, and specialized in landscapes, portraits, and shunga paintings.The entire first volume is devoted to the manufacturing of sake, an industry the author obviously knew well. The various steps in producing sake are fully illustrated. Vol. II is concerned with stone quarrying, the manufacture of stone utensils and other products made out of stone, honey-making, cooking and preparing foods by pickling for the winter, and the hunting of birds and animals. Vols. III and IV describe the fishing industry, from catching to processing the fish. The fifth volume describes the manufacture of lime, the production of the famous Imari pottery, textile manufacturing, harvesting seaweed, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc. [US]
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2018-08-06 08:38:04
Raffald, Elizabeth
Manchester: G. Bancks, 1799. nd [1799]. frontis. portrait of Raffald, vii, [i], 4 folding plates, 434pp [p419-434 index]. A rare Manchester edition of a scarce early cookery book. Sold as complete with a detached front board. Printed on rather poo qulir=ty paper it is a rare survivor with only one example traced [BL with three of the plates at the rear] Dedication page to the Honourable Lady Elizabeth Warburton. 1st pub. 1769 [Manchester] this important book went through 13 authorised and 23 pirated editions. All scarce now.. a new edition. Hardback. 12mo.
Bookseller: Thomas Rare Books [Yaxley, SUFFOLK, United Kingdom]
2018-08-03 21:34:08
WILSON, William.]
London, S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. Large 4to (32 x 26 cm), pp. [12], c, 420, [12, list of subscribers], with 13 engraved maps/plates (5 folding), some with tissue guards; light spotting/browning to plates and facing pages; a very good uncut, wide-margined copy in contemporary blue paper boards, neatly rebacked with original brown paper spine laid down, remains of original printed spine label; somewhat worn and marked, corners bumped.First edition. 'The Duff was the first missionary vessel to sail the little-known waters of the Pacific Ocean. After two hundred and eight days the vessel reached Tahiti, landing seventeen missionaries there, a further twelve at Tonga, and one on the Marquesas. Trouble with the natives arose. Three of the missionaries on Tonga were killed. Others were compelled to seek refuge at Sydney. Nevertheless the work was maintained and extended by heroic members of the band as opportunities offered. Several of the missionaries settled in Australia and founded families important in Australian history. The Duff proceeded from Tonga through the Fiji and Caroline Groups to Canton. In the course of this voyage the Duff Group was discovered and named and the knowledge of Pacific geography considerably extended.' (Ferguson). 'The narrative is fresh, although sometimes naive, and provides a glimpse of everyday life on the islands that the mariner or naturalist didn't consider worth reporting' (Hill).The work was edited by Dr Thomas Haweis, one of the founders of the London Missionary Society, with a preliminary discourse by Samuel Greatheed using the unpub … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bernard Quaritch Ltd ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2018-08-02 11:08:47
1799. Very Good / Fine - as per description and photos. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: charterbroker [Smallfield, Horley, Surrey, GB]
2018-07-31 13:16:57
Brazilian Physician Rare
First edition of a "very rare book" (Borba I, 54) by a notable Brazilian physician, José Pinto de Azeredo (1764-1810). This pioneer work "Ensaios sobre algumas enfermidades de Angola " is of utmost importance for the study of tropical medicine. The work is also notable and of great erudition for the perfect combination of theory, observation and clinical practice. The book is divided in four separate sections dealing Fevers of Angola (which according to the author are similar to the ones of Brazil), intermittent fevers and causes and cures of dysentery and tetanus. José de Azeredo condemns the excessive use of bleeding in Angola and in America in the treatment of fevers, and advances with innovative methods of treatments such as the use of quinine and arsenic. The author, José Pinto de Azeredo, native of Rio de Janeiro Brazil, studied at the prestigious medical school of Edinburgh under the direction of William Cullen and Andrew Ducan. Returning to Brazil he practiced in Rio, Bahia and Pernambuco. In 1790, he was appointed Fisico-mor (principal Physician) to the Kingdom of Angola, where he establishes a medical school. He uses innovative practices obtaining excellent results in the treatment of fevers and dysentery. ENSAIOS SOBRE ALGUMAS ENFERMIDADES D'ANGOLA Dedicados ao Serenissimo Senhor D. João Principe do Brazil Por JOSÉ PINTO DE AZEREDO Lisboa, Na Regia Officina Typografica M.DCC.XCIX [1799] (15 x10 cm): XVI, 149 pp. Complete. Fine 20th-century half red leather with marbled boards by L. Berger & Filho, Rio de Janeiro flat spine with gilt bands, Condition: Very good ov … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: planet-auctions [Portugal, PT]
2018-07-30 08:48:31
Alfieri Vittorio.
Londra [Firenze o Pisa], s. n. 1799 [ma: post 1804], Precede il rame allegorico. Edizione originale. Cfr Bustico, 321. "Chi ne sia stato l’editore non é noto, né si conosce il nome dell’amico G.A. che l’avrebbe esemplata su una delle dieci copie manoscritte fatte eseguire dall’Alfieri e, precisamente, sulla copia D.I. " in 8°, cart. epoca, pp. 1 cb (8) 184. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pontremoli [Milano, MI, Italy]
2018-07-28 23:04:28
[Hales, William].
Original First Edition Dublin, Printed fro J. Milliken, 1799. Large Octavo. [2], XXVII, [1], 153, [1], 99, 71 pages. Hardcover / Original publisher's interim - binding, paper-covered boards with spinelabel. Binding stronger rubbed but overall very good. The interior in excellent, near Fine condition. Extremely scarce compilation. From the library of Richard Meade, Ballymartle (County Cork), with his name in ink on titlepage and loosely inserted his bookplate William Hales (8 April 1747 - 30 January 1831) was an Irish clergyman and scientific writer. He was born in Cork, Ireland, the son of Samuel Hales, the curate at the cathedral church there. He went to Trinity College, Dublin in 1764 and became a fellow there, graduating with a BA and DD. He later became professor of oriental languages in the university. In 1778 he published Sonorum doctrina rationalis et experimentalis a study, based on experiments, of Newton's theory of sounds. In 1782 he published De motibus planetarum dissertatio, another study of Newtonian theory, this time on the motions of the planets in eccentric orbits. In 1788 he had printed at his own expense Analysis aequationum, a mathematical text for which he was complimented by Joseph Louis Lagrange. In 1788 Dr. Hales resigned as professor and became Church of Ireland rector of Killeshandra, county Cavan, and lived there for the rest of his life. In 1791 he married and he and his wife had two sons and two daughters. In 1798 he obtained government troops to regain control of the country round Killeshandra, following the landing by a French army at Killal … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Woodpecker Books [Ireland]
2018-07-26 18:58:09
Redouté, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840)-Candolle, Augustin Pyramus De, (1778-1841).
Paris: Pierre Didot L'Aine, 1799 [-1804]. REDOUTÉ, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840) - CANDOLLE, Augustin Pyramus de, (1778-1841). Plantarum succulentarum historia, ou Histoire naturelle des plantes grasses. Paris: Pierre Didot L'Aine, 1799 [-1804]. Parts 1-24 in 3 volumes. Folio (20 x 12 6/8 inches). Letterpress title-page (creased in volume one, torn with considerable loss in volume III, library stamp removed) and index in each volume (one or two pale marginal stains to volume one). 142 colour printed stipple-engraved plates after Redoute (first plate in volume II loose), interleaved with text by Candolle (some spotting). Contemporary half tan calf, marbled paper boards, gilt (very worn, hinges weak, those on volume III strengthened). LARGE PAPER ISSUE OF REDOUTE'S FIRST MAJOR WORK AS AN ILLUSTRATOR. One of 100 copies issued. Originally published in fascicles: the first 28 (containing 180 plates) between 1799 and 1805, when an argument between de Candolle and the publisher halted publication. The work was resumed through the interest of the botanist J.-B.-.A. Guillemin (1796-1862), who issued, in quarto edition, another three fascicles (nos.29-31 [with a further 19 plates]). A thirty-second fascicle of five plates remains unpublished. The first major botanical work to rely on colour-printed plates using the technique of stipple-engraving, an art refined by Redoute which he had learned from Francesco Bartolozzi while visiting England with French botanist C.-L. l'Hriter de Brutelle (1746-1800). It has been claimed that Redoute introduced the art to France. Certainly the tec … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries [U.S.A.]
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2018-07-17 05:43:49
Bevill, Robert
Only edition of the only work written by an Inner Temple barrister, part of his larger project never achieved, this the copy presented to Lord Kenyon, then Chief Justice of King's Bench, the presentation reading "Kenyon 17 Dec 1799 from the author". Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, else in original state with untrimmed (and generous) margins, exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy. Printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal Street, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1799.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2018-06-30 06:17:15
FITTLER James
1799.]. Engraved by Mr. James Fittler, Marine Engraver to His Majesty, from a Picture Painted by P.J, de Loutherbourg, Esq. Oblong folio. Engraved illustration. Text in English and French. Toned with a couple of stains, two small closed tears not affecting text or image. 4pp. [London, V.&R. Green, January 1st, A rare and informative commemoration of the first major fleet battle of the French Revolutionary War, 1793-1802. There is a lovely engraved illustration duplicating Loutherbourg's painting complete with a key showing the 15 ships that took part. On the verso beneath the engraved image is an ?Index to the Ships Represented in the Print of Earl Howe's Victory.? All 31 British ships are listed, along with their number of guns, as are the 26 French ships. There is a roughly 900 word description of the image ?taken . when Earl Howe, Commander-in-Chief, on board the QUEEN CHARLOTTE, having manoeuvred the Fleet so as to bring the enemy to close action, and having borne up for that purpose . is seen passing between the MONTAGNE the French Admiral, which was to windward and the Sans Pareil to the leeward.? A description of the battle follows, which was initiated by the French who sought to intercept a fleet of ships carrying grain from America. Not in ESTC, not in OCLC, not in COPAC. We locate a single copy in the Government Art Collection at Whitehall (GAC: 1554A).
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
2018-06-30 06:08:39
DALL?AJA Martino -
Venezia, presso Antonio Curti, 1799, 8vo (cm. 20,5 x 14,5) cartonato coevo muto, pp. 108-(2) con una bella tavola incisa in rame in antiporta raffigurante la Torre degli Asinelli che primeggia su tutte le altre torri, simboli delle Citta' d'Italia. Stampato su carta forte ad ampi margini.
Bookseller: Libreria Piani già Naturalistica Snc [Monte San Pietro, BO, Italy]
2018-06-28 14:45:58
Elizabeth I]: [Vermont]
Rutland, Vt, 1799. 80pp. 12mo. Contemporary half sheep and hand-decorated paper over birch boards. Moderate wear to edges and spine, front hinge starting. Mid- 19th-century pencil ownership inscription on titlepage; 20th-century bookplate on front pastedown. Light dampstaining at lower gutter margin of initial leaves; moderate tanning, scattered foxing. Very good, in original condition. A rare early American edition of this salacious and semi-fictional account of the private life of Queen Elizabeth I, and her liaisons with Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. Their tempestuous relationship ultimately ended in Essex's execution in 1601. The work also includes a dramatic account of the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots. This anonymous expos� "by a person of quality" was published numerous times in the British Isles, sometimes under a false imprint, beginning in 1680, and first published in France in 1678. It is unclear why an edition was called for in rural Vermont at the end of the 18th century, but its popularity as a titillating entertainment is unquestionable. An intriguing and extremely scarce late 18th-century Vermont imprint. ESTC locates only two copies, at the American Antiquarian Society and Oxford; McCorison adds two more, at the Vermont Historical Society, and the present copy from the collection of Hall Park McCullough, in an attractive, rustic, and unsophisticated binding. ESTC W27270. EVANS 36286. McCORISON 539.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-06-27 07:53:59
KIMURA, Kokyo, prob. author
76 woodcuts (mostly double-page) by Shitomi Kangetsu. 16; 42; 29; 36; 33 folding leaves. 5 vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (each delicately embossed with a view of the sea & mountains behind, heightened in silver), orig. block-printed title label on each upper cover, new stitching. Osaka: 1799. First edition of this finely illustrated work describing the principal arts and industries of Japan. The book was very probably written by Kokyo Kimura (1736-1802), who has signed the preface. Better known under the name Kenkado, he was a sake merchant, artist, calligrapher, bibliophile, and student of the sciences. He was one of the most important intellectuals of Osaka of the time. The numerous woodcuts are important not only for their historically accurate detail but also for their artistic quality. The artist was Shitomi Kangetsu (1747-99), a student of Tsukioka Settei (1710-86). Kangetsu was an ukiyo-e painter who studied the ancient methods of both Chinese and Japanese painting, and specialized in landscapes, portraits, and shunga paintings. The entire first volume is devoted to the manufacturing of sake, an industry the author obviously knew well. The various steps in producing sake are fully illustrated. Vol. II is concerned with stone quarrying, the manufacture of stone utensils and other products made out of stone, honey-making, cooking and preparing foods by pickling for the winter, and the hunting of birds and animals. Vols. III and IV describe the fishing industry, from catching to processing the fish. The fifth volume describes the manufacture of lime, the pro … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc. [US]
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2018-06-24 08:34:21
LAPLACE SIMON
" - De l'imprimerie de Crapelet, chez Duprat, à Paris 1799, in-4 (19x26cm), viij, 351pp., relié. - Mention de seconde édition. L'édition originale étant parue en 1796. Reliure en pleine basane flammée d'époque. Dos lisse orné de caissons à filets et à étoiles. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête arrachée. Dernier caisson de queue arraché. Mors supérieur fendu sur 10 cm. Dos insolé. Ensemble frotté. Piqûres sur la première page de texte. Traité d'astronomie, bien qu'encore généraliste, puisque Laplace en donnera l'ampleur dans La Mécanique céleste en cinq volumes, l'exposition du système du monde est déterminant quant à l'avènement définitif des mathématiques dans le champ de l'astronomie. Laplace y démontre surtout sa position philosophique, celle d'un déterminisme absolu. ""Nous devons donc envisager l'état présent de l'univers comme l'effet de son état antérieur et comme la cause de celui qui va suivre."" Les mathématiques deviennent l'outil privilégié pour sonder ce qu'il est impossible de connaître et voir, comme l'hypothèse des trous noirs qu'aura Laplace. - Photos sur www.Edition-originale.com - [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Mentioned second edition. The first edition was published in 1796. Sheepskin Full flamed contemporary. Smooth back ornate coffered nets and stars. Part of title in red morocco. Cap head torn off. Last box tail ripped off. Upper joint split of 10 cm. Back insolated. Rubbed together. Bites on the first page of text. Astronomical treatise, though still general since Laplace give momentum in Celestial Mechanics in five volumes … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France, Paris]
2018-06-23 08:26:34
BROWN, Robert
1799. One folding engraved map. 1 p.l., 8, xiv, 293 pp., one leaf, 121 pp. 8vo, cont. half-calf & marbled boards (well-rebacked by Aquarius), flat spine gilt, uncut. Edinburgh: J. Watson et al., 1799. Second edition, revised and much enlarged (1st ed.: 1794). "A more ambitious and prolific writer was Robert Brown of Markle near Haddington, who lived from 1756 to 1831. He was magnificently appreciated in his own day, a situation in which few writers are happy enough to find themselves. He was eulogised by one of his admirers as having produced a work second only to the Bible."Fussell, The Old English Farming Books, III, p. 13. Brown, a farmer who practiced several important experiments on his property, contributed many articles to the Edinburgh Farmer's Magazine, of which he was editor for fifteen years. Nice uncut copy. Fussell, The Old English Farming Books, III, pp. 188-90. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc. [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-06-19 21:06:45
MESMER (Franz-Anton)
À Paris, chez Fuchs et de l'imprimerie de Lesguilliez. an VII (1799), an VII (1799), in-12, [4]-XII-110-[2] pp, broché, couveture muette d'attente, Première édition. C'est le plus rare et le plus important des ouvrages de Mesmer. Écrit 20 ans après son premier mémoire où il exposait sa doctrine, il se plaint de ne pas être compris par le corps des médecins. Il décide donc ici d'éclairer ses propos en les appuyant sur de nouvelles expériences, les dégageant cette fois-ci de tous les apports "occultes". Voir à ce sujet le très long commentaire de Crabtree. C'est dans ce mémoire que Mesmer donne son opinion sur le somnambulisme. Notre exemplaire est bien conforme à celui décrit dans la collection Norman, avec l'erreur de numérotation à la page 64 (numérotée 60) et complet de la notice finale donnant les publications du citoyen Fuchs (ce feuillet n'est signalé que dans la collection Norman). Joli exemplaire, tel que paru, sous couverture d'attente de l'époque et non rogné. Crabtree, 211. Norman M-32. Caillet III, 7433
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [FR]
2018-06-19 14:40:39
Blackstone, Sir William
I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, Boston, 1799. Four volumes: Vol. I: port. frontis of Blackstone, iv, [5]-8, [1]-512; Vol. II: vi, 520, xviii, two plates [one folding]; Vol. III: vi, 455, [1], xxviii; Vol. IV: vi, 442, vii, [53 Index] pp [as issued]. Bound in contemporary sheep, old institutional bookplate on front pastedowns, rebacked in period style, new gilt-lettered morocco spine labels. Scattered foxing, light wear [a couple of tears with minor effect on a few words]. Very Good. The third and last 18th century American printing, preceded by Philadelphia and Worcester printings. Marvin's learned discussion explains that Richard Burn added, in the 1783 9th edition, "a few notes and corrections to those left in manuscript by the author at his death." John Williams made "some slight additions" in the 10th and 11th editions, published in 1787 and 1791, respectively. Evans 35211. Marvin 122 note. Cohen 5316. NAIP w030417. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: David M. Lesser, ABAA [Woodbridge, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-06-19 06:11:48
MESMER (Franz-Anton)
[4]-XII-110-[2] pp. À Paris, chez Fuchs et de l'imprimerie de Lesguilliez, an VII (1799), in-12, [4]-XII-110-[2] pp, broché, couveture muette d'attente, Première édition. C'est le plus rare et le plus important des ouvrages de Mesmer. Écrit 20 ans après son premier mémoire où il exposait sa doctrine, il se plaint de ne pas être compris par le corps des médecins. Il décide donc ici d'éclairer ses propos en les appuyant sur de nouvelles expériences, les dégageant cette fois-ci de tous les apports "occultes". Voir à ce sujet le très long commentaire de Crabtree. C'est dans ce mémoire que Mesmer donne son opinion sur le somnambulisme. Notre exemplaire est bien conforme à celui décrit dans la collection Norman, avec l'erreur de numérotation à la page 64 (numérotée 60) et complet de la notice finale donnant les publications du citoyen Fuchs (ce feuillet n'est signalé que dans la collection Norman). Joli exemplaire, tel que paru, sous couverture d'attente de l'époque et non rogné. Crabtree, 211. Norman M-32. Caillet III, 7433. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [paris, France]
2018-06-19 00:02:20
LONGUS
de l'Imp. de P. Didot l'Ainé, 1799. In-4 p. (mm. 310 x 230), bella legat. in p. marocch. rosso coevo, ricchiss. cornice dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, dentelles dorate ai risguardi, tagli dorati, pp. VIII,200, con ritratto dell'editore in medaglione e 9 magnifiche tavv. f.t., inc. su rame da B. Roger, Godfroy, Marais et Massard su disegni di Prudhon (3 tavv.) e Girard (6 tavv.). Cfr. Cohen, p. 656: "Les figures de Prudhon sont dignes du grand artiste" - Lewine, p. 325 - Carteret,III, p. 396: "Premier tirage" - Benezit,XI, p. 280-81 cita anche i disegni realizzati per questa ediz. di "Daphnis et Chloé" dal celebre artista "Pierre Prud'hon, dit Pierre Paul (1758-1823)". Superba edizione tipografica di Didot l'Ainé. Nel ns. esempl. qualche fiorit. margin. per lo più alle tavv., altrim. ben conservato.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi [IT]
2018-06-17 07:43:49
PARNY EVARISTE
" - Chez Didot, à Paris 1799 - An VII, In 12 (9,5x15,8cm), 202pp. ; (2) 24pp. ; 72pp. ; 24pp. ; 24pp., relié. - Edition originale, truffée d'un frontispice par Cochin gravé par Sornique.Les nouveaux saints. Chez Dabin. Paris. 1801. Troisième édition. André Marie Chénier.Qu'est-ce que la théophilantropie ? A la librairie claissique. Paris.1801.La religion naturelle est-elle absurde, intolérante, contraires aux idées reçues, et conduit-elle au fanatisme ? Se trouve à la libraire du Pont Michel. An 6.Sur la philosophie. An 9. S.n. S.l. Reliure en plein maroquin vert d'époque. Dos lisse orné à la grotesque de croisillons, roulette en queue et tête. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Roulette d'encadrement sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Un petit manque en tête. Un coin émoussé. Frottements tête et mors. Le frontispice a été doublé d'un papier au verso. Charmant exemplaire.La guerre des dieux est un poème satirique où les dieux de la religion chrétienne et ceux de la mythologie gréco-romaine s'affrontent ; il donna lieu dès sa parution à de nombreuses plaintes, et on le plaça dans le même temps très haut dans ce type de production, par la qualité de sa langue et de son style. Les premières éditions sont recherchées car les suivantes furent toutes expurgées. A la suite de ce fameux poème de Parny, un amateur a réuni plusieurs textes de la même époque rendant compte de la situation de la religion en France ; les textes s'éclairent entre eux, et permettent de comprendre la conjoncture qui a pu donner naissance au poème de Parny. Le second texte de Chénier est lui également une sati … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France, Paris]
2018-06-12 06:10:47
GUYOT (Edme Gilles);
A la librairie, rue Saint-André des Arcs An VII-VIII (1799-1800), Paris. 3 vol. in-8 de XVI 375 pp., VI 410 pp. et 2 ff.n.ch. 408 pp., veau fauve raciné de l'époque, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches jaspées. Nouvelle édition (Caillet II, 4900). Description des expériences amusantes faites avec l'Aimant, l'Electricité, l'Optique, le Feu, l'air, l'Arithmétique, la Mécanique, les Nombres, Adresse des Mains, les Cartes, Ecriture occulte ? Ouvrage agrémenté de 102 planches gravées hors-texte, dont la plupart en couleurs. Bon exemplaire.
Bookseller: Dimitri KRONIS [PARIS, France]
2018-06-10 12:24:05
Tasso, Torquato [Pseudo-?].
Paris, Crapelet für Maradan, an 8 [= 1799]. LVIII, (2), 221, (1) SS. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. graublauem Rückenschildchen und Rückenvergoldung. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe der Tasso zugeschriebenen "Veglie", herausgegeben von Giuseppe Compagnoni (1754-1833), der von Melzi als eigentlicher Verfasser bezeichnet wird. Die Handschrift, so schreibt er im Vorwort, sei 1794 in Ferrara in den Trümmern eines alten Gebäudes entdeckt worden. Das italienische Original erschient hier im zweisprachigen Druck mit Mimauts französischer Übertragung auf der gegenüberliegenden Seite. Noch vor dem Text steht eine "Notice sur la vie du Tasse", laut Vorwort des Übersetzers verfaßt von "un littérateur estimable". Erst vier Jahre später sollte eine Edition in Italien erscheinen (Mailand, 1803); 1804 erschien - wiederum zweisprachig in Paris - eine illustrierte Ausgabe. - Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen; gegen Ende stellenweise unbedeutender Wasserrand, sonst sauberes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Selten; seit 1950 kein Exemplar im Handel nachgewiesen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2018-06-10 12:23:55
Tasso, Torquato [Pseudo-?].
Paris, Crapelet für Maradan, an 8 [= 1799]. LVIII, (2), 221, (1) SS. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. graublauem Rückenschildchen und Rückenvergoldung. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe der Tasso zugeschriebenen "Veglie", herausgegeben von Giuseppe Compagnoni (1754-1833), der von Melzi als eigentlicher Verfasser bezeichnet wird. Die Handschrift, so schreibt er im Vorwort, sei 1794 in Ferrara in den Trümmern eines alten Gebäudes entdeckt worden. Das italienische Original erschient hier im zweisprachigen Druck mit Mimauts französischer Übertragung auf der gegenüberliegenden Seite. Noch vor dem Text steht eine "Notice sur la vie du Tasse", laut Vorwort des Übersetzers verfaßt von "un littérateur estimable". Erst vier Jahre später sollte eine Edition in Italien erscheinen (Mailand, 1803); 1804 erschien - wiederum zweisprachig in Paris - eine illustrierte Ausgabe. - Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen; gegen Ende stellenweise unbedeutender Wasserrand, sonst sauberes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Selten; seit 1950 kein Exemplar im Handel nachgewiesen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-06-08 16:02:01
Moore, George und Johann Berka:
Prag, Johann Joseph Polt, Drucker: Hrabische Erben., 1799. 1. dt. Aufl., 3 Teile in 3 Bänden. 3 Kupferstiche von Johann Berka, 242 S.; 192 S.; 174 S., 1 Bl. (Verlagsanzeigen), schlichte Pappbände der Zeit ---mit Aufkleber innen: "Aicheles Leihbibliothek in Regensburg", etwas angestaubt und bestossen, Bibliotheksaufkleber am Rücken, höchst SELTENes Werk ! Autorenangabe aufgrund einer Auskunft der UB Sachsen-Anhalt. Versand D: 4,76 EUR
Bookseller: Der ANTIQUAR in LAHR [Germany]
2018-06-05 06:14:21
MONTUCLA (J.F.)
P., Agasse, AN VII-AN X (1799-1802), 4 VOLUMES GRAND IN 4 reliés en pleine basane, toutes tranches dorées, (dos refait à l'imitation), T.1 : 1 PORTRAIT (MONTUCLA), (1), 8pp., 739pp., 12 PLANCHES, T.2 : (1), 718pp., 14 PLANCHES, T.3 : 1 PORTRAIT (LALANDE), 8pp., 832pp., 17 PLANCHES, T.4 : (2), 688pp., 2 PLANCHES -- SOIT 2 PORTRAITS ET 45 PLANCHES ---- Seconde édition REVUE ET TRES AUGMENTEE (La première édition ne comportait que deux tomes) ---- "THE FIRST CLASSICAL HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS BY THE LEADING EIGHTEENTH CENTURY HISTORIAN OF MATHEMATICS". (DSB & CAJORI) ---- "Montucla's major work, the first classical history of mathematics, was a comprehensive and, relative to the state of contemporary scholarship, accurate description of the development of the subject in various countries. The account also included mechanics, astronomy, optics and music which were then considered subdivisions of mathematics. The first volume covers the beginnings, the Greeks (including the Byzantines) and the West until the start of the seventeenth century ; the second volume is devoted entirely to the latter century. Montucla originally planned to take his work up to the middle of the eighteenth century in a third volume but could not do so, principally because of the abundance of material. In the second edition, extended to cover the whole eighteenth century, he was able to reach this goal. Much remained unfinished, however, since Montucla died during the printing of the third volume. Lalande, his friend from childhood, assisted by others, completed volumes III (pure mathematics, optics, mecha … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Bernard Maille [France, Paris]
2018-06-02 05:58:25
[Hales, William].
Original First Edition Dublin, Printed fro J. Milliken, 1799. Large Octavo. [2], XXVII, [1], 153, [1], 99, 71 pages. Hardcover / Original publisher's interim - binding, paper-covered boards with spinelabel. Binding stronger rubbed but overall very good. The interior in excellent, near Fine condition. Extremely scarce compilation. From the library of Richard Meade, Ballymartle (County Cork), with his name in ink on titlepage and loosely inserted his bookplate William Hales (8 April 1747 - 30 January 1831) was an Irish clergyman and scientific writer. He was born in Cork, Ireland, the son of Samuel Hales, the curate at the cathedral church there. He went to Trinity College, Dublin in 1764 and became a fellow there, graduating with a BA and DD. He later became professor of oriental languages in the university. In 1778 he published Sonorum doctrina rationalis et experimentalis a study, based on experiments, of Newton's theory of sounds. In 1782 he published De motibus planetarum dissertatio, another study of Newtonian theory, this time on the motions of the planets in eccentric orbits. In 1788 he had printed at his own expense Analysis aequationum, a mathematical text for which he was complimented by Joseph Louis Lagrange. In 1788 Dr. Hales resigned as professor and became Church of Ireland rector of Killeshandra, county Cavan, and lived there for the rest of his life. In 1791 he married and he and his wife had two sons and two daughters. In 1798 he obtained government troops to regain control of the country round Killeshandra, following the landing by a French army at Killal … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Woodpecker Books [Ireland]
2018-05-23 06:14:31
LIVINGSTON, Robert. (1746 %u2013 1813)
1799. unbound. very good. A.L.S. 8vo. 1 page, Clermont, June 20th 1799, to fellow patriot Robert Troup, providing him with a favorable legal decision, in full: "The motion for the dissolution of the information in the case of Shoemaker & Co. is dismissed...on the grounds of want of sufficient notice." Robert Troup, (1756 - 1832), roommate and law partner of Alexander Hamilton while at Columbia University who would go on to read law for Chief Justice John Jay. During the Revolutionary War he served as Aide-de-camp to General Gates and was present at General Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. Light foxing with a tiny piece of paper missing at the left-hand margin (far from text). Overall, very good condition. Founding Father of the United States who was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence; along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Roger Sherman. He is also credited financing and co-developing the first viable steamboat with Robert Fulton.
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2018-05-21 16:20:27
SICARD (R. A. ).
A Hambourg, chez Fauche, 1799. in-8. X. LX. 581pp. 1f. 8 tableaux sur 6 planches dépliantes. Plein veau, dos lisse orné de filets (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale. L'abbé Sicard (1742-1822), successeur à l'abbé de l'Epée à la tête de l'école des sourds-muets de Paris, détaille ici l'enseignement qui leur était imparti ainsi que les fondements philosophiques de l'action menée au sein de cet établissement. Ce tirage à l'adresse de Hambourg est paru simultanément avec celui de Paris, avec un collationnement identique. Signature "H. de Neuville". Annotations manuscrites dans le corps de l'ouvrage (la marge inférieure de deux feuillets a été découpée pour retirer les annotations qui y figuraient). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librería Comellas [Barcelona, Spain]
2018-05-17 17:56:21
Cooke, John
London, 1799. Hardcover. Good +. 4to, 540pp, 22 plts., 4 inscriptions at end, folding col. map at end. Brown boards.
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2018-05-15 11:19:03
BURGKMAIR, Hans (Burgmaier)
Vienna: F. X. Stoeckl, 1799. Folio-over 11" X 14". Bound in white presumably 19th century calf with five raised bands and leather label to spine. 119 Woodcuts. "Cuts by Beck, formerly attributed to Burgkmair"--British Museum. Dept. of Prints & Drawings. Rare--only 22 copies on OCLC. Text in French. All edges gilt, patterned endsheets. Binding shows some rubbing to extremes, but has held up well for being over 200 years old. Very Good. No Jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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2018-05-15 05:15:46
s.a.
Paris - Maradan, 1799. 5 volumi in 16,pp.272;295;270;250;228;bross.coeva con usure e mancanze,ogni volume presenta l'antiporta figurata,tracce d'uso varie e di lettura,buono
Bookseller: Viglevanum Antiquaria [IT]
2018-05-14 21:17:01
Milton, John (1740-1817; Georgia's first Secretary of State, 1777-1799)
Louisville, (GA), 1799. Folio. One-page, in full: "Sir, In full expectation of surrendering the office of Secretary of State in the course of this day, I directed my Horses to be sent forward, but finding that the elections that took place last Saturday are become void on recommending the minutes of the day, and Monday next nominated for the election of public officers, I must request the favor of your Excellency for leave of absence until Sunday next, business of immediate urgency requesting my attention. I have the Honor to be, with due respect, your Excellency's Most Obt Servt." Addressed on the verso of a blank integral leaf; docketed on the address leaf "John Milton / 18 Nov 1799. / Undertaken / same day / Leave of absence." The Georgia legislature elected Milton Secretary of State while he was serving as an officer during the Revolution; he is credited with saving the state's official records when the colony was occupied by the British, moving them first to Charleston and then to Maryland; he is also noted for receiving two of Georgia's Presidential electoral votes in 1788, losing the country's first race for the office to George Washington. Paper browned, some small splits and rubbing along folds; still very good. Folded for mailing. (#7652).
Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA [Chevy Chase, MD, U.S.A.]
2018-05-14 14:52:06
BROSSES (Charles de)
Paris, Ponthieu, An VII (1799). 3 tomes en 1 volume in-8. (2ff.blancs). VIII. 415pp. + 2ff. 455pp. + 2ff. 400pp. Demi-veau, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque, charnière supérieure restaurée). Edition Originale publiée par Sérieys sur le manuscrit de l'auteur, de ces lettres que Stendhal admirait et qui n'étaient destinées à l'origine qu'à un petit cercle d'amis choisis. Charles de Brosses (1709-1777), président du Parlement de Dijon, esprit brillant et cultivé, amateur de bonne chère et bon vivant, voyagea en Italie en 1739 et 1740. Ces lettres qui furent écrites de mémoire plusieurs années après son retour en France, constituent un tour de force littéraire et l'un des témoignages les plus intéressants laissés sur l'Italie par un écrivain français. "Cet exercice de style d’une composition à froid et de seconde main n’exclut pas cependant la chaleur d’une émotion restée entière, et le plaisir qu’elle communique est le même. Le principe est simple: une étape, des lieux, une lettre. Mais un même lieu peut être raconté à différents destinataires. Il en résulte des effets polyphoniques intéressants, car de Brosses s’adresse à chacun de manière différente: avec le 'gros Blancey', amateur de plaisirs simples, de bons mots et de jolies femmes, le ton sera égrillard et le Président se révélera être un franc libertin. ( ) Les lettres à M.de Quentin, en revanche, sont d’une écriture plus austère et plus cultivée: les palais, les lieux de culte sont soigneusement recensés, et la profusion d’objets d’art ainsi décrits tourne au catalogue. C’est dire que ce journal, élaboré d’après un … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librería Comellas [Barcelona, Spain]
2018-05-12 06:40:40
LIVINGSTON, Robert. (1746 %u2013 1813)
A.L.S. 8vo. 1 page, Clermont, June 20th 1799, to fellow patriot Robert Troup, providing him with a favorable legal decision, in full: "The motion for the dissolution of the information in the case of Shoemaker & Co. is dismissed.on the grounds of want of sufficient notice." Robert Troup, (1756 - 1832), roommate and law partner of Alexander Hamilton while at Columbia University who would go on to read law for Chief Justice John Jay. During the Revolutionary War he served as Aide-de-camp to General Gates and was present at General Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. Light foxing with a tiny piece of paper missing at the left-hand margin (far from text). Overall, very good condition. Founding Father of the United States who was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence; along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Roger Sherman. He is also credited financing and co-developing the first viable steamboat with Robert Fulton. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-05-10 19:49:27
[PEACOCK, Lucy.]
London. Printed... for the Author, at the Juvenile Library... and sold by Messrs, Carpenter... C. Law,.... And E. Newbery.1799. [4], 203, [1 advert'] pages. Engraved Frontispiece. Contemporary full sheep, gilt, black title label. 12mo. First edition.Head of spine just cracking at joint, else a very good, clean copy. Scarce. Roscoe J278(1).
Bookseller: David Miles Books [United Kingdom]
2018-05-07 05:03:55
LIVINGSTON, Robert. (1746 %u2013 1813)
1799. unbound. very good. A.L.S. 8vo. 1 page, Clermont, June 20th 1799, to fellow patriot Robert Troup, providing him with a favorable legal decision, in full: "The motion for the dissolution of the information in the case of Shoemaker & Co. is dismissed...on the grounds of want of sufficient notice." Robert Troup, (1756 - 1832), roommate and law partner of Alexander Hamilton while at Columbia University who would go on to read law for Chief Justice John Jay. During the Revolutionary War he served as Aide-de-camp to General Gates and was present at General Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. Light foxing with a tiny piece of paper missing at the left-hand margin (far from text). Overall, very good condition.Founding Father of the United States who was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence; along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Roger Sherman. He is also credited financing and co-developing the first viable steamboat with Robert Fulton.
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2018-05-06 19:57:46
PARK, Mungo
1799 F First Edition Printed By W. Bulmer & Co for the Author London. A very good uncut copy in early 20th century 1/2 pale tan calf, retaining the original red leather title label and pale mauve cloth sides LACKING the map of North Africa and the Chart (both from the appendix). An interesting association copy having belonged to Isaac Spooner, father-in- law of William Wilberforce, who has written on the half title: "Isaac Spooner. paid Joseph Barratt sub. 1:1:0 20th June 1798. received the book in May 1799 and paid Barratt the other half-guinea"
Bookseller: Collectors Treasury [ZA]
2018-05-05 13:55:55
LORRIS (Guillaume de) et Jean de MEUNG
Paris, J.B. Fournier & P.N.F. Didot, an VII, 1799, 5 vol. in 8°, ill. d'un portrait gravé et de 3 belles figures h.t. d'après Monnet, pl. veau raciné époque, dos lisse orné, p. de t. rouge et verte, encadrement de dentelle dorée sur les plats, tr. marbrées, bel exemplaire de tête sur papier vélin fort. (ex-libris gravé XIXe E.F.L. de Courtilloles) Belle édition imprimée par Didot, rare et recherchée pour ses addenda alchimiques, et la qualité de son tirage. Elle contient outre la préface de Lenglet du Fresnoy pour l'édition de 1737, la préface de Clément Marot des éditions de 1527-29 &37, une vie de Jean Clopinel et de J. de Meung par A. Thévet, une dissertation sur le Roman de la Rose par M. Lantin de Damerey, une Analyse du Roman de la Rose par le même. L'ajout d'une table des matières et par de deux copieux glossaires de près de 300 pages. L'avant-dernier volume comprend les textes alchimiques suivants: le Testament de Jean de Meung, les Remontrances de Nature à l'Alchimiste errant et la response de l'Alchymiste de Jehan de Meung, le Testament attribué à Arnauld de Villeneuve, le Petit Traité d'Alchymie intitulé le Sommaire Philosophique de Nicolas Flamel, la Fontaine des Amoureux de Science de Jean de La Fontaine, la ballade du secret des philosophes. ¶ Brunet III.1175 "90 exemplaires tirés sur papier vélin, les figures manquent souvent..." - Caillet n°6802 (ne cite que le retirage de 1814) - Pas dans Dorbon
Bookseller: L'intersigne Livres anciens [France]
2018-05-02 07:36:16
[MANUSCRIPT - HORSES - HAIR].
Manuscript compilation of texts concerning horses (chevaux) and hair (cheveux), compiled over several years and probably taken from a private encyclopaedia. The first 20 pages deal with horses, especially focussing on Arabian horses, but occasionally dealing with some other breeds as well. It opens with a 4-page transcription of a section on Arabian horses, originally published in Mémoires sur l'Egypte (1799). It describes the beauty of these horses, the breeding process, trade, and how they were used in warfare. The next 6 pages contain a section of the chapter on horses from the Cours complet d'agriculture (1783), describing several breeds: the Arabian horses, the Barb or Berber, the Spanish horse (Andalusian), English, French, Italian, Danish, German, Dutch, Tartar and Icelandic breeds. Following are 3 pages from Peuchet's Dictionnaire universel de la géographie commerçante (1800), also dealing with Arabian horses, "les meilleurs". The last entry on horses derived from Seetzen's voyage to Arabia and Syria in 1806, and some other texts by Seetzen on Arabian horses, especially in Yemen.The following pages contain the entries on hair, also extensively dealing with wigs, including sections on Homer's Illyad and Nicolai's Recherches historiques sur l´usage des cheveux postiches et des perruques ...With a water stain on the last three leaves, otherwise in good condition.
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2018-04-14 06:30:19
MONTUCLA (Jean-Etienne) et J.J. Le François de LALANDE
Paris, Henri Agasse, an VII-X, (1799-1802). 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". 4 vol. in 4°, ill. de 2 portraits gravés (Montucla et Lalande) et de 45 planches gravées se dépl., [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: L'intersigne Livres anciens [Saint Xandre - La Rochelle, --, France]
2018-04-13 14:15:44
MUNGO PARK
" - Chez Dentu, A Paris 1799 (An XII), In-8 (11,5x19,8cm), xij, 412pp. et (4) 376pp., 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale illustrée d'un portrait au frontispice, 2 planches de botanique, 3 vues et 3 cartes dépliantes. Reliures de demi basane brune d'époque. Dos jansénistes. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, pièces de tomaison en maroquin vert. Un accroc en queue du tome 2. Un trou de vers en tête du tome 1, un autre en tête du tome 2. Coins émoussés. Un cahier ressorti au tome 2. Une tache jaune sur le faux-titre, le titre et le frontispice, centrale. Les 4 feuillets préliminaires du tome I ont une pliure Chirurgien de formation et passionné de voyages, Mungo Park se porte volontaire auprès de la Société Africaine de Londres afin de trouver les sources du Niger, une des principales énigmes géographiques de l'Afrique. Il sera ainsi le premier occidental à explorer le fleuve Niger. On ne connaissait alors de cette région que ce qu'en avait écrit Pline et Léon l'Africain. Mungo Park part en 1795 pour la Gambie, remontant le fleuve jusqu'au comptoir de Pisania, apprenant le dialecte local. Il traverse le lit du Sénégal, visite le Moullé, le Bondou, le Kaarta. Arrêté par les Maures, il sera prisonnier quatre mois durant puis parviendra à s'échapper par le désert, remontant ensuite le fleuve sur une centaine de kilomètres. Six mois plus tard il gagnera Londres où il publiera le récit de son voyage. Ex libris : Bibliothèque de Pierre Fournier. Taverny. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. - Photos sur www.Edition-originale.com - [AUTOMAT … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France, Paris]
2018-04-13 13:56:03
MANUSCRIPT - HORSES - HAIR].
, . . Manuscript compilation of texts concerning horses (chevaux) and hair (cheveux), compiled over several years and probably extracted from a manuscript encyclopaedia ("cheveux" included because it followed "chevaux" alphabetically). The first 20 pages deal with horses, especially focussing on Arabian horses, but occasionally dealing with some other breeds as well. It opens with a 4-page transcription of a section on Arabian horses, originally published in Mémoires sur l'Egypte (1799). It describes the beauty of these horses, the breeding process, trade, and how they were used in warfare. The next 6 pages contain a section of the chapter on horses from the Cours complet d'agriculture (1783), describing several breeds: the Arabian horses, the Barb or Berber, the Spanish horse (Andalusian), English, French, Italian, Danish, German, Dutch, Tartar and Icelandic breeds. Following are 3 pages from Peuchet's Dictionnaire universel de la géographie commerçante (1800), also dealing with Arabian horses, "les meilleurs". The last entry on horses derived from Seetzen's voyage to Arabia and Syria in 1806, and some other texts by Seetzen on Arabian horses, especially in Yemen.The following pages contain the entries on hair, also extensively dealing with wigs, including sections on Homer's Illyad and Nicolai's Recherches historiques sur l´usage des cheveux postiches et des perruques ...With a water stain on the last three leaves, otherwise in good condition.
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books [t Goy Houten, Netherlands]
2018-04-12 13:58:45
Album amicorum - Mecklenburg].
Ivenack, Malchin, Neubrandenburg, Parchim, Stavenhagen, Waren (Müritz) u. a. O., 1798-1799. 16 unn. Bll. (und zahlreiche weiße) mit insgesamt 18 Einträgen. Mit einer Deckfarbenminiatur und einer aquarellierten Federzeichnung. Goldgepr. Lederband der Zeit mit Supralibros "J. L.S." (Vorderdeckel) und "1798" (Hinterdeckel). Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Quer-8vo. Zum Teil in (Rostocker?) studentischen Kreisen entstandenes Freundschaftsalbum mit Einträgen von Juristen und Medizinern, darunter Heinrich Gottfried Heinsius (1751-1808), Gerichtsaktuarius am Stadtgericht und vereidigter Notar in Waren, der spätere Pastor und Dichter Christoph Joachim Friedrich Theodor Hückstädt (1781-1823), sowie der durch Fritz Reuter verewigte August Friedrich Hersé (1773-1829), Apotheker und Notar in Stavenhagen. Erwähnt sei ferner der Pharmazeut O. C. Blandow (gest. 1810) aus Malchin, der als Student eine ganzseitige Deckfarbenminiatur beigetragen hat: Dargestellt sind zwei Botaniker beim Pflanzensammeln im Wald und auf der Wiese, darüber das Motto: "O botanicae reficientis!" - Leicht gebräunt und fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-04-12 05:52:30
Bage, Robert
Minerva Press, London, 1799. 268 pages. Half leather, with gilt to spine (including number 63 at head, and the somewhat misleading HEMP-STRONG as title). Plain paper covered boards, paper beginning to lift from lower right front corner. Considerable remnant of Church of England North Total Abstinence Society's Library plate on front pastedown. title page foxed; occasional light foxing and stains throughout. Curious light doodle to page 107. Original binding is sound. Size: 12mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: The Odd Book (ABAC, ILAB) [Wolfville, NS, Canada]
2018-04-12 01:46:42
PARK, MUNGO
London: W. Bulmer and Company, 1799. Rebound in mid-1970's with binder's note at rear. Original endpapers. Half-title. Frontipiece engraving of the author with off-setting onto the title-page. Collated complete with three folding maps and six plates counting the frontispiece. The first map of Mr. Park's route has red and blue route markings. All maps are intact and in very good condition. A small 1" tear at insertion of the map of North Africa has been repaired with archival tape, no paper loss. Slight off-setting onto adjacent pages of the full-page plates. Brown spot upper margin of pp. 61-73 (see photo). Page 313 has a closed tear at upper edge, no paper loss, likely a paper flaw from time of printing. This copy contains the Negro Song with two pages of music at conclusion as a postscript, frequently missing. A very good, kindly rebound copy. xxviii, 372, xcii, (v). The author (1771-1806) was a Scottish surgeon, botanist, and explorer of the Niger River in Africa. He drowned on his second journey to the Niger at age 35. "Printing And The Mind Of Man, #253". . First Edition. Full Brown Calf. Light Corner and Edge Wear/No Dust Jacket. Quarto.
Bookseller: Glenn Books [US]
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