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        Gridario generale ossia Collezione di tutte le gride, editti, proclami Pubblicati in Milano dal giorno 28. Aprile 1799. Epoca del felice reingresso dell'Armata vittoriosa di S. M. l'Imperatore in avanti.

      Milano, Nella R. Stamperia di Luigi Veladini (1800) - Due voll. in fo. (285x215) pp. (2) 256 LVIII; 136, 11 arma della Casa d'Austria inc. in legno al I front e all'inizio del II vol. Leg. coeva in cartone tit. ms. ai dorsi. Una lieve macchia di inch. nel marg. di poche pp. al I vol. peraltro bella copia genuina. Ogni volume ha in proprio indice, sono compendiate le leggi emanate fino al giugno del 1800. ICCU, IEIE\004186.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Roberto Orsini]
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        The Several Plans and Drawings Referred to in the Third Report from the Select Committee upon the Improvement of the Port of London. Ordered to be printed 28th July 1800.-----Volume of engravings of proposed London Bridges

      Large folio.(26.6 x 20.5 inches). List of plates and 21 fine double page, and larger plans and diagrams, copper engravings and aquatint, six of them hand coloured. Complete. The engravings when opened out extend from 41 inches to as much as 73 inches (for Mr Wilson's proposed Cast iron bridge), and are a very impressive series of plates. Various impressive designs for bridges and dockside developments by Telford and Douglas(4 plans), Ralph Dodd(6 plans), George Dance(7 plans) among others. Includes a copy of Sir Christopher Wren's plans for the rebuilding of London after the Great Fire of 1666. Original tissue guards still present in a couple of the pages. Two plates with some splitting and wear to fold edges where they have been incorrectly folded and protruded from the book but overall the plates are clean and bright with untrimmed edges and good wide margins. Original publishers thick blue paper wraps with original printed paper label to front panel. Original beige paper spine with some loss and chipping but still holding the book together. Overall a very good copy of this impressive volume.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Raskolnik. Livre liturgique.

      circa 1800 In-8 de 86 feuillets non chiffrés, veau fauve estampé à froid sur ais de bois, dos à trois nerfs, pièce de titre en veau brun, décor d'entrelacs géométriques de filets droits et courbes à froid différent pour chaque plats, compartiment central du premier plat orné d'un fleurons et d'inscription à froid, fermoirs d'attache en laiton, quatre boulons de protections en émail blanc sur le plat inférieur (reliure fin XIXe siècle). Livre liturgique utilisé par les «vieux-croyants » orthodoxes appelés aussi Raskolniks. Les « vieux-croyants » forment un ensemble de groupes qui se sont séparés de l'Eglise orthodoxe de Russie par leur refus des réformes introduites par le patriarche Nikon en 1666. L'ouvrage imprimé en rouge et noir reproduit l'écriture manuscrite en slavon d'église des anciens textes avant la réforme. Bandeaux illustrés, culs-de-lampe et lettrines. « Le raskolnik dut chercher dans les vieux missels, dans les vieux manuscrits les traces de ces traditions dont il reprochait à l'église l'abandon ; ils savent lire, mais ils ne lisent que des livres de dévotion, ils ne lisent que de vieux livres. C'est ici surtout que se montre l'aveugle respect du raskol pour l'antiquité, et, de toutes les formes du culte du passé, le culte exclusif des vieux livres, des vieux auteurs, n'est pas le moins fatal au progrès. Chez les vieux-croyans, l'amour des vieux usages s'étend aux procédés de l'écriture comme aux formes des lettres et de la langue. Dans sa révolte contre l'autorité, il resemble moins au jacobin qu'au Vendéen. Le Vieux Croyant est le réfractaire moscovite persistant à travers les transformations de la Russie Nouvelle » (A. Leroy-Beaulieu) Quelques feuillets défraîchis, trace de mouillure angulaire. Petit manque de cuir sur l'un des fermoirs.

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        JUICIO SOBRE LA ANTIGÜEDAD DE LAS LETRAS Y DE OTRAS COSAS DE LA VIDA CIVIL dedicado a un erudito que las tenía por invención de los Egipcios

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1800 - 12 + 292 pp. 11,5 x 17 cm. Encuadernado en piel con tejuelo y dorados. Exlibris. Excelente estado, papel limpio. Cortes tintados. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio.

      [Bookseller: Libros del Reino Secreto]
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        Veduta dell'Isola Madre - Anche quest'Isola posta in mezzo al verbano in poca distanza dall'isola Bella, è di ragione dell'Ecc.ma Casa Borromeo

      1800 ca.. Rara veduta dell'Isola Madre che si staglia altera dalle acque del Verbano agitate da forti venti che mettono in grande difficoltà alcune imbarcazioni. Drammatica raffigurazione, impostata sul contrasto tra la vita umana soggetta alle difficoltà naturali e l'Isola illuminata dalla tenue luce del tramonto che la avvolge di un'atmosfera serena ed imperturbabile, consacrandola in una sorta di eternità. Stampata a Ginevra presso Manega. Coloritura coeva all'acquerello. Variante non menzionata nella bibliografia di riferimento. mm 264x483

      [Bookseller: Libreria Trippini Sergio]
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        [Christuskind mit dem Hl. Geist] - \"Je suis a mon bien aime: Et mon bien Aime Est a Moy. - Vous Etes Mon Unique Colombe, Ma Cherie. Mon Elüe, Ma Belle, Ma Parfaitte, Mon Amie.\"

      o.O., -, o. J. [um 1800?]. Orig. Gouache-Aquarellzeichnung. ca.16 x 12,8 cm [Blatt]. Nahezu perfekt erhaltenes Pergamentbildchen des späten 18. bzw. frühen 19. Jahrhunderts. Rückseite unbeschrieben. - Rand alt beschnitten, geringe Gbrsp. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Andachtsbilder; Heiligenbildchen; Religiöse Graphik

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        intrecci di carte diverse, collages e silhouettes (Pregibna sola - Prosto vpletanje - Fzrezovanje). Slovenia, Inizio XIX secolo

      1800. Album in folio (360x280 mm), legatura m. tela e angoli. La raccolta si compone di 25 fogli di cartoncino, ognuno con applicate 9, 12 o 16 composizioni di carta ripegata di vari colori: 13 tavole hanno origami di forme e colori diversi (Pregibna sola); 3 fogli con intrecci di carte di colori e pesi diversi (Prosto vpletanje); 6 fogli su fondo marrone con decoupages ed intagli della carta (Fzrezovanje); 3 fogli su fondo marrone con silhouettes. Curiosissima raccolta di lavori di provenienza slovena che illustrano l'abilità nell'uso e lavorazione manuale della carta. Estremamente inusuale e di facile deperibilità.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Passage du Tesin et prise de Turbigo par l'armée de Réserve

      1800 ca. Raffigurazione del passaggio del Ticino da parte dell'armata francese comandata dal generale Murat e successiva presa di Turbigo ove aveva ripiegato l'esercito austriaco. La veduta è presa dalle retrovie, in cima ad un promontorio il generale Bonaparte con il cannocchiale scruta il succedersi degli avvenimenti sul campo di battaglia, ai suoi piedi il passaggio dell'artiglieria pesante. La stampa presenta dei restauri e piccole abrasioni mm 538x722

      [Bookseller: Libreria Trippini Sergio]
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        Interieur du Pago Lemonio.

      1800 (ca.) 1800 - Fein ausgeführtes Aquarell auf Kartonpapier, die Umrisse, Umrahmung und Legende in Federzeichnung. - Zeigt die Ruinen des römischen Adelspalastes der Lemonia, einer altrömischen Familie, an der Via Latina bei Rom. Mit figürlicher Staffage. - In sauberer, sehr guter Erhaltung, unter Schrägschnitt-Passepartout in Relief-Goldrahmen

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        The Infant's Library - Complete set of 16 volumes . First editions

      London: John Marshall, circa 1800. 16 volumes. Illustrated. 60 x 47 mm, original boards, paper labels. Housed in a custom tray and book-shape slipcase. Rarely found in complete sets. 1. [Alphabet]. Blue boards, pink label. Spine perished. 2. [Reading and Spelling] Red boards, green label. Old stitched repairs. 3. [Outdoor scenes]. Pink boards, white label. Spine perishing, lacks one label. 4. [Things]. Yellow boards, pink labels. 5. [Animals]. Yellow boards, pink labels. Spine perished. 6. [Outdoor scenes]. Pink boards, white labels. Later paper rebacking. 7. [Flowers]. Orange boards, white labels. Spine perished, rear cover detached. 8. [Birds]. Orange boards, white labels. 9. [Boy's Games]. Black boards, yellow labels. Spine perished, old stitched repairs. 10. [Things]. White boards, white labels. 11. [Outdoor scenes]. Yellow boards, pink labels. Spine perished. 12. [People]. Green boards, orange labels. 13. [Girl's Games]. Orange boards, blue labels. Old stitched repairs, boards detached. 14. [Outdoor scenes]. Pink boards, white labels. Rear cover detached. 15. [People]. Yellow boards, blue labels. 16. A Short History of England. Yellow boards, pink labels. Spine perished, old stitched repairs. Label of May & George Shiers inside case.

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        Fair copy letters, string-bound, compiled by Alpheus Packard, from wealthy American-born physician and loyalist, Silvestor Gardiner, beginning May 9, 1776, "my fears of the Troops leaving the Town of Boston, which they did on the 17th day of March in such a precipitate manner as gave the friends of Government only four or five days notice, which put them under the necessity of leaving almost every thing they had."

      Various, 1800s. 7.75" x 9.75". "19th Century Fair Copy String-Bound Book of the letters of Silvester Gardiner, Compiled by Alpheus S.Packard, Sr., fifty plus pages, dated between 1776 and 1785. Pages are toned and unnumbered. Fine condition. The first letter was written from Halifax, Nova Scotia - ""this miserable place"" - shortly after Gardiner, loyal to the British crown, had fled Boston and the American rebels. He explains in his first letter how he and the other loyalists left Boston and arrived at Halifax. It began with his ""fear of the Troops leaving the Town of Boston, which they did on the 17th day of March in such a precipitate manner as gave the friends of government only four or five days notice, which put them under the necessity of leaving almost everything they had. As no vessel or Seaman were to be found so suddenly to transport themselves with their effects, which threw them into the utmost distress; indeed the General gave them all the assistance he could by assigning them some places in the Transport, but then there was not room to carry off any of their effects, and but very little of their household furniture. And what they did was chiefly destroyed or stolen by the Soldiers or Sailors. On their arrival at this miserable place, it was with the greatest difficulty, they could get houses to screen themselves from the weather. Housed did I say, they hardly deserve the name. The wretched inhabitants took every advantage of our misfortunes."" Throughout the book, Gardiner also writes of ""the Rebellion""; the military leadership by the Howes; ""this poor nation"" of England (which has ""not only the Americans to contend with but France & Spain""); and much more. Worthy of further research.Silvester Gardiner (also Sylvester) (1708-1786) was a physician who became a wealthy merchant importing drugs to the colonies. He was born in Rhode Island and remained loyal to England throughout the Revolutionary War. He was in Boston when the British Army evacuated the city in March 1776. When he and other loyalists fled to Canada, they lost their possessions to the American rebels. From Canada, Gardiner sailed to England, where he lived during the remaining years of the war. His original letters were written from various places, including Halifax, Nova Scotia; Poole, England; and London. In 1785, after the war was ended, he returned to Rhode Island where he died the next year. Alpheus S. Packard, Sr. (1798 -1884) served as a faculty member of Bowdoin College for sixty-five years and was trained as a minister, educator and librarian. He also served as acting President of Bowdoin College the year before his death."

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        DELL'ARTE DEI GIARDINI INGLESI.

      Stamperia e Fonderia al Genio Tipografico, Anno IX (1800).. In-8 gr. (mm. 266 x 212), elegante legat. ottocentesca in pelle zigrinata (dorso rifatto), cornice floreale dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, tagli gialli, pp. (8),373,(3), con 30 grandi vignette nel t. e 6 tavv., f.t. e più volte ripieg., il tutto inc. in rame. Le bellissime incisioni che adornano il volume illustrano fra l'altro vedute della Villa Silva di Cinisello, della villa Cusani di Desio, il laghetto della Villa Reale a Monza, i giardini del castello di Belgioioso e vari altri giardini milanesi. "Prima edizione", molto rara, di un famoso trattato sull'arte dei giardini inglesi. Questo testo influenzò largamente la formazione di molti giardini privati e pubblici in Italia, nel corso dell'Ottocento ed è considerata dal Cicognara (n. 960) e da Schlosser Magnino (p. 684) "la più importante opera italiana sull'argomento". Occhietto e ultima c. (di Errata) ben restaur. per consistente mancanza (non di t.); frontesp. e ultime 4 cc. restaur. al marg. sup. per picc. manc.; lievi aloni alle prime 13 cc. A parte questi difetti, l'esempl., su carta distinta, è ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Abbildungen der Wanzen. Heft 1-5

      Erlangen: J.J. Palm, 1800-1811. (ii), viii, 208, 5 title-pages, 20 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. 4to. HB. Recent half calf, marbled boards; spine gilt. Vg copy with wide margins, edges in part uncut. 4 leaves in Heft 5 are loose. Five parts in one (complete). German edition (A Latin edition 'Icones cimicum' was also published at the same dates). Plates by the author, engraved by J. Sturm. Pages i-viii precede Heft 5. Rare, particularly with plates hand-coloured. Wolff, who was a physician, died of fever in 1806 at the age of 28. The final part, which he had already prepared, was published by his father in 1811.[Hagen II, p. 294; Horn-Schenkling 24336; Nissen ZBI 4439].

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        Der Sclavenhandel. La vente d'Esclaves.

      No place, ca 1800. - 270 x 400 mm. Aquatint in contemporary hand colour, engraved by "J. L. T." after "J. R. P." Three partly exposed women before a large tent, being advertised and inspected by several men dressed in fine oriental garb. On the left is another woman whose price is under discussion, while the background shows date palms and two dromedaries. - Rather severely stained with waterstains and a few small holes in the blank margin; some scuff marks in the image; trimmed closely with loss to lower left corner. A very appealing print in unsophisticated condition. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Gesamtansicht ('Algiro in Africa' - 'General Washington auf dem Paradebette in dem grossen Saale seines Pallastes zu Mont-Pernon in Nord-America von 15. bis 18. December des vorigen 1799-sten Jahres.').

      - Kupferstich b. Johann Gottfried Baumann, 1800, 16,5 x 25,5 Sehr selten! - Zeigt 2 Ansichten auf 1 Blatt. - Oben Ansicht von Algier; unten Ansicht mit George Washington auf dem Sterbebett im Dezember 1799.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        \"Bayerische National-Trachten\". Zehn Paare aus dem Königreich Bayern. Insgesamt zwanzig Trachtenfiguren auf einem Blatt.

       Altkol. Kupferstich bei G.N. Renner & Schuster, Nürnberg, um 1800, 6 x 5 cm (Einzelfigur) bzw. 32,5 x 26,5 cm (Gesamtdarstellung). Unten links \"No. 372\"; Teilabb. in \"P.E. Rattelmüller, Dirndl, Janker, Lederhosen\", Abb. 37. - Dargestellt sind 2 x 5 Trachtenpaare, in 2 Gruppen untereinander, dazwischen die Inschrift. Vorhanden: 1. Gruppe: Schliersee, Mangfall, (Ober)Audorf, Jachenau und Rothenbuch (=Rottenbuch). Vorbild für diese Figuren waren die entsprechenden Trachten von Ludwig Neureuther. 2. Gruppe: Werdenfels, Bamberg (Gärtner), Burgebrach, Schweinfurt und Gochsheim. - Mittig eine geglättete Querfalte außerhalb der Darstellungen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

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        Histoire naturelle des salamandres de France, précédée d'un tableau méthodique des autres reptiles indigènes: avec figures coloriée.

      - Paris, De Crapelet, An VIII [1800]. 8vo. xlvii, 61 [2] pp., five hand-coloured and one tinted engraved plates. Near contemporary pebbled quarter morocco over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lined and stippled bands, and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges.= The rare first edition of this important and finely illustrated work on the salamanders of France, including a methodical table of all the French amphibians and reptiles, as well as descriptions, and notes on synonyms, habitats, distribution, etc. The work was dedicated to the zoologist and entomologist Antoine-Jean Coquebert. This is the first herpetological work by Pierre André Latreille (1762-1833); the next year he co-authored the four volume "Histoire naturelle des reptiles" (Adler). The plate of the salamander skeleton is tinted, as always. A few light spots, some weak, marginal damp-staining to a few leaves, a tiny wormhole in the top gutter. The plates clean. The colouring of the plates is excellent. A very good copy of the rare first edition. Adler I, p. 19; Cat. BM(NH) III, p. 1,064; Not in Nissen ZBI. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DIETER SCHIERENBERG BV]
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        LA BILLARDIERE (JACQUES-JULIEN) - RELATION DU VOYAGE A LA RECHERCHE DE LA PEROUSE FAIT PAR ORDRE DE L’ASSEMBLEE CONSTITUANTE PENDANT LES ANNEES 1791, 1792 ET PENDANT LA 1ére ET 2éme ANNEE DE LA REPUBIQUE FRANCAISE.

      1800 - LA BILLARDIERE (JACQUES-JULIEN) RELATION DU VOYAGE A LA RECHERCHE DE LA PEROUSE FAIT PAR ORDRE DE L’ASSEMBLEE CONSTITUANTE PENDANT LES ANNEES 1791, 1792 ET PENDANT LA 1ére ET 2éme ANNEE DE LA REPUBIQUE FRANCAISE. PARIS (H.J. JANSEN), AN VIII (1800). 2 VOLS GRAND IN 4° (290x225) RELIE DEMI VEAU ET COINS (1900) PIECES DE TITRE ET DE TOMAISON FAUX TITRE - TITRE XVI – 442 pps ; FAUX TITRE - TITRE 332 PP VOCABULAIRE 113 PP ERRATA EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIME SUR GRAND PAPIER TRES RARE DANS LE FORMAT I 4° - PAPIER GRATTE SUR LE HAUT DU FAUX TITRE POUR CACHER LA PROVENANCE PREMIER EDITION DU CELEBRE VOYAGE PAR LE CAPITAINE D'ENCASTEAUX (QUI Y TROUVA LA MORT) EN 1791 A LA RECHERCHE DE LA PEROUSE DISPARU EN 1788 AU LARGE DE LA MALAISIE FIRST EDITION OF LABILLARDIERE'S FAMOUS CLASSIC WORK OF TRAVEL LITTERATURE. 2 VOLUMES PARIS 1800 LARGE 4° (290x225 mm) HALF CALF AND CORNERS VERY NICE COPY RARE IN QUARTO PRINTED IN LARGE PAPER THE ATLAS IS MISSING XVI 442 PP – TITLE 332 PP AT THE END OF THE SECOND VOLUME 113PP OF VOCABULARY OF SOUTH SEAS LANGUAGE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR THE KATTEGAT TO BE USED WITH THE NEW IMPROVED CHART CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF THE LIGHTS, SOUNDINGS, GROUNDS AND SHOALS, TOGETHER WITH PLANS OF SEVERAL HARBOURS, PROSPECTS AND VIEWS OF LAND PUBLISHED FROM THE ROYAL DANISH MARINE ARCHIVES FOR DRAUGHTS AND CHARTS TRANSLATED FROM THE DANISH ORIGINAL

      - Copenhagen, 1st. Eng. translation ed., 1800. Printed for the Archives by J. F. Schultz, Director and Bookprinter. 68 pp., illustrated with 5 charts (2 fldg.,) ; 1 engraved vignette ; & 6 engraved views, etc., (3 fldg). Re-bound in ? red morocco ; raised bands ; fine marbled boards & endpapers (being Spanish Moiré – creating a beautiful 3-d wave effect) ; fine laid rag paper. 27 x 21cm. Bookplate. FINE. An English translation of an important Danish work published in Copenhagen in 1800 and providing detailed sailing directions for the Kattegat with descriptions of lights, soundings, grounds and shoals, and illustrated with twelve fine engravings of charts and views (five of them folding). It is inconceivable that this book was not carried to sea a year later when Sir Hyde Parker and Lord Nelson set sail for the Baltic, resulting in the Battle of Copenhagen. It forms essential and the most up-to-date instructions to navigators which hitherto, even to the most experienced seamen, were entirely unknown. There was no thought of Denmark and England going to war against each other in 1800, otherwise the Danes might have thought twice about an English translation. Their decision to produce one was based on the considerable amount of trade Britain had with the Baltic. In his Preface the author points out that Frederick Schneider’s translation is "litteral" – simple plain language as better intelligible to seamen, thereby retaining few deviations from the Danish original, even keeping descriptions of parts of the Danish shore where only small coasting vessels would be found. The Sailing Directions were first published in the Danish language in 1799. Where some Danish terms are used, the English translation is listed. The book covers every point, bay, island, anchorage, coastline, entrance, fiord, light, etc. The paper used is of high quality and as crisp as the day it was made. The printing is also fine, and the plates are of superior quality and in fine condition. The book is bound in attractive three-quarter red morocco with green, red and gold Spanish Moiré papers to the boards and endpapers. (COPAC only lists 1 copy, in the NMM Library). FINE copy. RARE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wallenstein. Ein dramatisches Gedicht. Tübingen, Cotta, 1800.

      1800. 2 Bände. (2), 238 SS. (2), 250, (2) SS. Halblederbände der Zeit mit gepr. Rückenschildchen. Marmorierte Vorsätze, Lesebändchen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe. Schillers dramatisches Meisterwerk war so erfolgreich, dass im gleichen Jahr eine zweite Auflage sowie mehrere Nachdrucke erschienen. Das Drama wurde 1796 und 1799 am Weimarer Hoftheater aufgeführt und konnte 1800 in Buchform erscheinen. - Letztes Blatt des zweiten Bandes mit dem Druckvermerk "Weimar, gedruckt bey den Gebrüdern Gädicke". Die Gesamtauflage betrug 4000 Exemplare. - Einbände berieben; alt gestrichenes Exlibris am Vorsatz. Gutes Exemplar. Goedeke V, 212, 1. Trömel/M. 176. Borst 876.

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        Ovidii Metamorphoses aeri incisae ad exemplar optimorum Gallicae Gentis pictorum Parisiis. [Augsburg, um 1800].

      1800. Gest. Titel und 135 Kupfertafeln. Roter Halbmaroquinband des 19. Jhs. mit goldgepr. Rücken und Marmordeckeln. Marmorvorsätze. Gr.-4to. Titel angestaubt, zu Beginn leicht fleckig, gegen Ende minimaler Wasserrand. Im ganzen gut erhaltenes Exemplar in prächtigem Einband. OCLC 633520903.

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        Bulletin des Lois de la Republique, troisième serie

      Imprimerie de la Republique, 1800. Il Bulletin des Lois de la Republique comprende 9 serie: la terza serie (divisa in 9 volumi da Tome Premier a Tome Neuvieme più un'aggiunta per i fascicoli da 357 a 362)concerne il periodo relativo al Consolato e comprende 362 fascicoli e 3846 atti legislativi emessi dal 29 Nivoise an VIII al 27 Floreal an XII. In particolare i nostri 5 volumi comprendono: Volume 1: Anni VIII e IX (1800-1801)Constitution de la Republique Francaise (22 Frimaire VIII- Dicembre 1799) Fascicoli 1-70 (art.1: 19 Nivoise VIII-art.543: 25 Pluviose IX);Volume 2:Anni IX e X (1801)Fascicoli 71-160 (art. 544: 15 Pluviose IX- art.1232: 17 Frimaire X);Volume 3:anni X e XI (1801-1803)Fascicoli 161-240 (art. 1233 20 Frimaire X-art. 2238: 16 Nivoise XI);Volume 4:Anni XI e XII (1802-1803)Fascicoli 241-320 (art, 2239: 27 Brumaire XI-art: 3243: 19 Vendemiaire XII); Volume 5:Anno XII (1803-1804)Fascicoli 321-362 (art. 3244: 15 Vendemiaire XII- art.3847: 27 Floreal XII) Seguono le TABLES CHRONOLOGIQUES e le TABLES ALPHABETIQUES di tutti i fascicoli. In ottavo

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        Memoirs of the Life and Travels of the Late Charles MacPherson, Esq., in Asia, Africa, and America . .

      Edinburgh: Printed for Arch. Constable and Vernor and Hood, 1800, 1800. First edition. NCBEL II, 2028; not in Garside and Schöwerling. Text a bit foxed and smudged, but sound; very good copy.. 8vo, modern brown half morocco, marbled paper boards, black label, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Half-title present. An autobiographical novel by Scottish poet Hector MacNeill (1746-1818) who was sent to the West Indies as a young man in hopes that he would find a vocation as a sailor, but he eventually returned to Scotland and authorship. These memoirs follow Charles MacPherson to the West Indies in his quest for employment and in the process he comments at length on the customs of the islands and in particular "the nature, treatment and possible improvement of the negro in the British and French West India Islands."

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        Brief mit eigenh. Courtoisie und U. ("Votre affectioné Ferdinand"). Bruck [an der Mur?], 30. I. 1800.

      1800. 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. An einen nicht ermittelten Freiherrn, auf der Suche nach einem geeigneten Buchhalter für das Anwesen seiner in Ausschweifungen verfallenden Tochter Maria Leopoldine, der jungen Kurfürstenwitwe von Bayern: "Monsieur le Baron! À l'occasion, que j'ai vu à Brugg le Comte Cristalnigg, Grand Maitre de ma Fille l'Electrice Douairière de Bavière, j'ai été empressé de demander compte de votre santé, me resouvenant toujours avec bien de la reconnaissance des attentions, que vous aves bien voulu témoigner à mes autres enfans, lors de leur sejour à Leybach, dans les malheureuses années 1796 et 1797. En le chargéant à son retour de vous faire mes complimens, je l'ai chargé en outre, de cette lettre persuadé de ne pouvoir mieux m'adresser, pour la demande suivante. Le Comte Cristalnigg, dont la santé m'interesse infiniment de menager possiblement, pour les services importans, qu'avec un devouément complet, il rend auprés de ma fille; m'a avoué l'embarras, et perte de tems, que lui cause, la revision materièlle, et en detail des comptes de la maison de ma fille. En consequence il a été reconnue, et fixée la convenance, de chercher un teneur de livres, ce qu'on appelle en allemand 'Buchhalter' que M. le Comte Cristalnigg pourroit charger de cette besogne deux fois par mois, que d'aprés les regles établiès se forment les comptes de la maison de ma fille. Comme le Comte Cristalnigg n'a su proposer un sujet à cet object, j'ai pense vous prier de vouloir bien d'accord avec lui, m'indiquer un sujet, lequel on puisse deux fois par mois charger de la revision des comptes ce que je vous demande [...]." - Wohlerhalten.

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        WOLFENBÜTTEL. Gesamtansicht über die Oker, links im Hintergrund Braunschweig.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich aus "Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon", um 1800, 18 x 30 cm. Sehr selten. Über der Ansicht Legende von 1 - 13 und im Medaillon Porträt "Wenceslaus". - Auf Einfassungslinie geschnitten und auf blauem Papier alt aufgezogen.

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        L’arte militare ovvero trattato completo dell’esercizio dell’Infanteria, Cavalleria, del Cannone e delle Bombe. Tradotto dal francese. Edizione seconda

      Nella Stamperia di G. Davolio, 1800. 16mo (cm. 16,4), 1 c.nn., 194 pp., 3 cc.nn. e 7 belle tavv. f.t. più volte rip. raffiguranti uniformi, schemi militari e armi. Ottima legatura moderna in mz. pergamena con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Eccellente esemplare. Non in Melzi. Assai raro.

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        Manuscript-Remedies]

      Late 1800's - 60 pages (2 blank). 16 x 10.5 Handwritten, stitched manuscript, with inscription on rear: "Book of Recipes Containing all the Private recipes of Dr. Nathan Smith, Prof. of Anat. Also many other Recipes of distinguished Physicians of the United States, Copied Verbatim, By J(?) M.B.(early form of M.D.) An intriguing record of remedies attributed to Nathan Smith (1762-1829), founder of the Dartmouth Medical School, cofounder of the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the medical school at Bowdoin College, and the Yale School of Medicine. Additional remedies credited to: Dr. Beach, Dr. Benton, Wm. P. Dawes, Prof. Warren, Prof. Biglow, Dr. Knight, Dr. Jackson, Dr. Burns, Dr. Ives, Dr. Rogers, Dr. Richard Creel, Dr. S. Hanson, Dr. Dorsey, and Dr. Josua Fisher. Remedies are neatly numbered and written in ink. First page with considerable loss, pages stained, stitching holding well. Orig. heavy paper, hand-stitched. Very good [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, Sent by the Governor-General of India, In the Year 1795 [DEDICATION copy]

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer And Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's; And Sold by Messrs. G. And W. Nicol., Booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall; And J. Wright, Piccadilly, 1800. First edition. Leather Bound. A dedication copy, inscribed to half-title: 'From The Author to Ed. Paul Pilcher 12 March 1805.' Pilcher likely the Edward Paul Pilcher who served as a captain in the 32nd Foot. Dedication copies are uncommon. Fol. 31cm x 24-1/2cm. A later half-calf over original marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. xxiii, [errata], folding map, 503, [1, directions to the binder]. Valued for the first accurate chart of the Irrawaddy River, and one of the most detailed accounts of Burma and the Kingdom of Ava. Symes's prose creates a still enthralling account of his seven month long mission. The first map, general Map of the Birman Empire, intact, with Draught of the River Irrawaddy also in bright, sound condition but with a small tear to one side, not affecting design. With half-title. 18 plates accompanying text, a further eight botanical plates to rear. The main plates were by an Indian artist, Singey Bey, who accompanied the mission, with the botanical plates by Francis Buchan. Dampstaining to some of the plates with light occasional offsetting to adjacent pages but the botanical plates all clean and fresh; browning to page edges, top edge dusted, some occasional spotting to pages, but on the whole a very clean text block. Later endpapers, a few rubs to leather around spine ends, tips, small crack developing to front hinge - nothing serious - with binding tight and firm and the marbled boards unusual in that some faint handwriting can be seen coming through from the presumably recycled paper that had been used. A gift note to second blank, dated 1961.

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        Klappsonnenuhr. Nürnberg, um 1800.

      1800. Holz beklebt mit kolorierten Kupferstichen. Diptychon, auf der Oberseite Polhöhentabelle von europäischen Städten, im Boden eingelassene Kompassbüchse mit gebläuter Stahlnadel. 54 x 85 x 18 mm. Der Deckel mit den Polhöhentabellen gering berieben. Insgesamt schön erhalten mit intaktem Polfaden und Metallscharnier. Vgl. Syndram, Wissenschaftliche Instrumente und Sonnenuhren, Kataloge der Kunstgewerbesammlung Stiftung Huelsmann Bd. 1, Nr. 41.

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        Histoire du Canal du Midi.

      1"connu précédemment sous le nom de Canal du Languedoc". E. O. Avec sa carte dépliante en fin d'ouvrage ainsi que 3 tableaux dépliants ds le livre. TRES RARE. Imp. DUFART, Paris, 1800. Ptt in-8, rel.414 pp. Dos et 4e de couv. à peine abimés, int. clair. FRANCO DE PORT POUR LA FRANCE (envoi en colissimo). Nous sommes ouverts tous les jours, fériés inclus sauf le mardi. FERMETURE ANNUELLE du 15 au 30 novembre inclus.

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        Etymologicon Magnum, or Universal Etymological Dictionary, on a New Plan. With Illustrations Drawn from Various Languages: English, Gothic, Saxon, German, Danish, &c. &c. Greek, Latin,-French, Italian, Spanish,-Galic, Irish, Welsh, Bretagne, &c. The Dialects of the Sclavonic; and The Eastern Languages, Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Sanscirt, Gipsy, Coptic, &c. &c.

      Cambridge: Printed by Francis Hodson, for the Author; and sold by J. Deighton:, Cambridge 1800 - xl,507pp.+xxi (index) Rebound Quarter verum with gilt title on spine & marbled boards bound. Front & rear cover sunned & stained. Edge of covers & front cover peeled. Its spine sunned & stained. All edges sunned. Title page sunned & stained. Corner of 337-339pp. bended. 27.5x22cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Innocent Recreation

      London: Published by Testolini, 1800. Colour-printed stipple engraving. Very good condition apart from some mild mat burn and a few tiny nicks at the edge of the top margin. A delightful, intimate genre scene in a domestic interior. The scene depicted in this charming print is an allegory of innocence. It pictures a young girl, who herself personifies virtue, engaged in the innocent activity of feeding her pet fowl. Clad in a white dress, she smiles and gazes at the viewer with a wide-eyed expression of childish wonder as she sprinkles breadcrumbs over the beak of a young bird awaiting the snack in anticipation, as its mother looks on approvingly.

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        Autograph notes. N. p., [before 1800).

      1800. Oblong small 8vo. 19 pp. Literary excerpts on magnetism (6 numbered pages and 1 unnumbered page in English, the latter probably written later) and from classical authors (Plutarch, Tacitus), on inventors (Newton, Galilei) and scientific themes. - Partly written on the reverse of the fragmented licence of a French merchant sailor.

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        An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, Sent by the Governor-General of India, In the Year 1795 [DEDICATION copy]

      Printed by W. Bulmer And Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's; And Sold by Messrs. G. And W. Nicol., Booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall; And J. Wright, Piccadilly, London 1800 - A dedication copy, inscribed to half-title: 'From The Author to Ed. Paul Pilcher 12 March 1805.' Pilcher likely the Edward Paul Pilcher who served as a captain in the 32nd Foot. Dedication copies are uncommon. Fol. 31cm x 24-1/2cm. A later half-calf over original marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. xxiii, [errata], folding map, 503, [1, directions to the binder]. Valued for the first accurate chart of the Irrawaddy River, and one of the most detailed accounts of Burma and the Kingdom of Ava. Symes's prose creates a still enthralling account of his seven month long mission. The first map, general Map of the Birman Empire, intact, with Draught of the River Irrawaddy also in bright, sound condition but with a small tear to one side, not affecting design. With half-title. 18 plates accompanying text, a further eight botanical plates to rear. The main plates were by an Indian artist, Singey Bey, who accompanied the mission, with the botanical plates by Francis Buchan. Dampstaining to some of the plates with light occasional offsetting to adjacent pages but the botanical plates all clean and fresh; browning to page edges, top edge dusted, some occasional spotting to pages, but on the whole a very clean text block. Later endpapers, a few rubs to leather around spine ends, tips, small crack developing to front hinge - nothing serious - with binding tight and firm and the marbled boards unusual in that some faint handwriting can be seen coming through from the presumably recycled paper that had been used. A gift note to second blank, dated 1961. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Testament mit U. Königstein , 20. VII. 1800.

      1800. 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. Beiliegend eigenh. adressierter Umschlag an Ferdinand Hauschild. "Würdigster, geliebtester Sohn, Busenfreund, und höchster Wohltäther in allen meinem Noth, Von der größten Schwäche und wahrscheinlich von dem Todt überraschet, werde ich dem höchsten für die Erhaltung meiner gesundes Verstand [!] danken, wenn ich solchen so lang als nöthig das wichtigste zu schreiben behalte [...]". - Peter Aloysius Marquis d'Agdollo trat in das Militär des Kurfürstentums Sachsen ein, kämpfte im Siebenjährigen Krieg mit, wurde 1768 Major, 1769 Flügeladjudant des Prinzen Xaver und Obrister der Schweizergarde. 1764 heiratete er die Witwe des Feldmarschalls Rutowski, die geborene Fürstin Lubomirska; die Ehe wurde aber auf Wunsch Lubomirskas geheim gehalten, weil sie um ihren Rang am Hof fürchtete. Prinz Xaver brauchte d'Agdollo zu geheimen Missionen und die Witwe des Kurfürsten, Maria Antonia, betraute ihn bei ihrer Abwesenheit von Dresden mit Aufträgen. Großes Aufsehen erregte seine plötzliche Verhaftung am 16. September 1776 und Abführung auf die Festung Königstein; er blieb bis an seinen Tod Staatsgefangener. Der Grund seiner Verhaftung blieb geheim; sogar seinen Ministern verschwieg der Kurfürst die Ursache.

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        Les Antiquités Romaines. En 6 TOMES

      1800. IMP. DE COUSOT. 1800. In-8.Carré. Cartonné. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Mors fendus. Quelques rousseurs. 206 + 350 + 390 + 404 + 421 + 376 pages. Papier à la forme. Quelques manques en marges. Coins frottés. Manque sur coiffes en pied des Tomes 1 et 6. Traduites en français par Bellanger. TOME 1 : Préface du traducteur, celles de Denys d'Halicarnasse, et le livre premier. TOME 2 : Livres second et troisième. TOME 3 : Livres quatrième et cinquième. TOME 4 : Livres sixième et septièmes. TOME 5 : Livres huitième et neuvième. TOME 6 : Livres dixième et dernier Introuvable

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        13 erotic watercolours. [Probably Vienna, first half of 19th c.].

      1800. 13 ff. of coloured pencil drawings, numbered 3-5, 8, 15-16, 18-20, 2[1] (?), 22, 31 and 32. About 22 x 16 cm each, matted. Curious collection of obscene watercolours, apparently a product of the Austrian Biedermeier period. Three drawings poke fun at the then-famous vaudevillian athlete, juggler and balance artiste Rappo (the Innsbruck-born Karl von Rapp, 1800-53), giving quite a new meaning to the term "show business". Others employ the setting of a trade fair, depicting the city harlots preparing for work and travelling salesmen in pursuit of lewd entertainment. While nearly all drawings are accompanied by tongue-in-cheek couplets, one has no caption, and another is simply entitled "table-tipping" (not the séance kind). In the circus drawings, Rappo's name was first obscured as "R. Appo" and then - rather crudely - changed to the familiar spelling. - A fine, well-preserved collection, apparently a substantial part of a formerly larger set.

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        Voyage de la Propontide et du Pont-Euxin. Paris, Dentu, 1800-1802.

      1800. 8vo. 2 vols. XII, 168 pp. (4), (169)-416 pp. With 6 folding engr. maps. Contemp. marbled calf with gilt cover borders and double labels to gilt spines. Marbled endpapers. Variant issue of the first edition, probably the second issue altogether. "Le Chevalier had assisted Choiseul-Gouffier in his 'Voyage pittoresque de la Grèce', and was then sent to Jassy to observe Russian troop movements. His work is an account of a journey round the shores of the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea" (Atabey). While Chatzipanagioti-S. differentiates between the first and the second edition, the present variant is not described: the verso of the half-title of vol. 1 shows only the "avis au relieur"; p. 168: "Fin du tome premier"; p. 169 (beginning of text in vol. 2) is unpaginated. Thus, this apparently constitutes the second issue of the first editon. - Lechevalier stood in the service of Choiseul-Gouffier; from 1787 onwards he accompanied Alexander Ipsilanti on a tour of the Mediterranean which lasted several months. The maps show the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles, the Black Sea, the Bosporus, Constantinople, and Brussa. - Both title pages have contemporary ownership stamps ("S" with princely crown); a few minor tears to maps have been professionally repaired; some staining to title page of vol. 2. A prettily bound copy, formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Blackmer 995. Weber II, 649. Atabey 697. Graesse IV, 137. Cf. Chatzipanagioti-S. 538f.

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy, What It Is, With All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It.

      London: Printed by J. Cundee for Vernor and Hood et. al., 1800. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Two volumes professionally rebound in marbled boards with leather spines and corners. Frontispiece engraving in each volume. The Ninth Edition, corrected. 461 and 601 pages. Page edges untrimmed. Book plates to front pastedowns. Text blocks somewhat browned, otherwise both volumes are clean, square, solid, and presentable.

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised.

      An early American Bible with a fascinating creation story. According to Margaret Hills, "The ruby type of this edition is said to have been set up in Scotland and imported [by Hugh Gaine] in page form, ready for printing. The type was apparently kept standing." It is said that Isaiah Thomas bought five hundred copies of this Bible in sheets, due to the delay in the completion of his school edition of the Bible. Provenance: Timothy Hall's family bible ca. 1800). Later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Evidence of Readership (or Something else -- Engagement?): Former owners and their children have filled the blank endpapers with names and scribbles in pencil and ink; the New Testament title-page verso and an endpaper record important family dates, such as Timothy Hall's marriage to Elizabeth Morgan and Harry Harmon Hall's birth in 1801, while endpapers and blank sections of the Bible have provided scribble space and handwriting practice for Harry and a presumably different Timothy. => All of this endearing, none of it off-putting.

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        Kunglig uppvaktning - Fantasi.

      Tuschlavering, signerad: "Carl Bennet". Odaterad, men i en teknik som Bennet av jämförelsematerial att döma använde under senare delen av sin karriär. 22,5 × 34 cm. Påskrift i blyerts a tergo, "11". - [ENGLISH: Royal scene. A beautiful original wash drawing by Swedish artist C. S. Bennet (1800-1878).] En virtuos lavering i omväxlande mörkt mot ljust och omvänt, miljön ännu oidentifierad. Det är den flertungade flaggan (?) som ger kungliga associationer.

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        Die Schöpfung. Ein Oratorium in drey Abtheilungen. In Musik gesetzt von Joseph Haydn, Doctor der Tonkunst. Wien, Anton Pichler, [um 1800].

      1800. 23, (1) SS. Zeitgenössischer Buntpapierheftstreifen. 8vo. Textbuch zum Oratorium "Die Schöpfung", dem (neben den "Jahreszeiten") zweiten Hauptwerk Joseph Haydns, erschienen wohl kurz nach der Erstausgabe 1798 (bei Schmidt). - Gelegentlich unbedeutend angestaubt; insgesamt sauberes Exemplar. OCLC 69347108.

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        Manuscript Diary - The Pope's Trusted Master of Ceremonies - Life of Borgia - Pope Alexander VI with RARE Papal Grosso Coin

      Vatican 1800 - Rome, circa 1800. Della Vita di Papa Alessandro VI. [The Life of Alexander VI] Primary source manuscript fair copy biography of the Renaissance era's most controversial Borgia Pope Alexander VI drawing directly from the diary writings of his Ceremoniere Johann Burchard (c.1450-1506), protonotary apostolic (PA), made circa 1800 by an unidentified historian or Vatican scholar, centering on the successes of the Pope and featuring the famous yet virtually unobtainable firsthand account of the disputed Papal orgy in the Vatican in 1501, and a dedicatory preface. Text is in Italian. 202 pages with wide margins, the text area measuring approximately 12 x 23 cm. Qto. Half calf over marbled boards, titled and lined in gilt to spine. Bound by bookseller J. Griffiths, 4 Argyle Building, Bath, England, in the early nineteenth century. Original bookbinder's label to front pastedown. Volume measures approximately 27,5 x 20,5 cm. Slight wear to boards, otherwise excellent good condition, content penned in an immaculate hand, leafs crisp and bright, a fine example of a scarce primary source. Together with a rare original Alexander VI Borgia papal grosso coin, made at the Ancona papal Mint during his papacy 1492-1503. Recto features a tiara and keys over a shield of papal arms, and circumference text ALEXANDER VI PONT MAX. Verso shows Saints Peter and Paul standing facing one another, each holding scriptures, one with a sword, the other a key, and text S PAVLVS S PETRVS. Some loss to extremity as is usually the case, otherwise very good condition, retaining a strong impression, and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity by a numismatics expert in Treviso. ITALY, Papal Coinage. Alexander VI (Roderic Llançol de Borja i Borja). 1492-1503. AR Grosso of Rome. Measures approximately 25mm in diameter. CNI XV 10; Muntoni 23; Berman 538. Violenza - guerra - politica - lettera - religiosi pieta - Violence, war, politics, private letters, religious piety - and let us not forget one evening of explicitly immoral sexual revelry - Much of the written text in this volume would be readily confiscated and forever denied by the Papacy who abhor the Libertines that once carried and tainted the sacred title of Pope. This manuscript is a rare surviving scholar's work drawing from Burchard's observations and direct participation in the events and ceremonies of the Vatican, centering largely on Borgia Pope Alexander VI, (Rodrigo Borgia, 1431-1503) who came from Spain, and whom Burchard served the longest. A substantial amount of information also concerns the illegitimate children of Alexander VI, mainly his son Cesare Borgia, whom he made cardinal and prince. A most captivating diary account indeed, complexities of the notoriously opportunistic Borgia affairs unfold in the words of a genuine fifteenth century Vatican resident, the Master of Ceremonies himself, who was not only present but played an important role in events, masses, ceremonies, etc. Notable observations herein include the forming of political alliances, some inexorable acts of revenge, and shocking corruption of the papacy at the dawn of the Protestant Reformation. The description of the scandalous and gratuitous soirée known as the "Banquet of Chestnuts" begins on page 145 and mentions Alexander VI's mistress Vannozza dei Cattanei, suggesting her as the subject of the Pope's motivation for hosting the party, evidently to create jealousy. [Excerpts from the text]. "di modo che attenuazione della [.] Vannozza fece. nelle santi del Vaticano un [.] banchetto. le Dame della citto di Roma. Ballavano alla presenza del Papa. vicario di Christo. che le quali nel ballare facevano atti si disonesti. canaglia, non che di un Pontefice, il quale ne . per maggiore. . e consolazione, che diede ordine. di notte [.] nelle stanze del Vaticano alla presenza del Papa." [To get the attention [?] of Vannozza. in the holy Vatican. was a banquet. the Ladies of citto of Rome . They danced to the presence of the Pope. v

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        Icones plantarum medico-oeconomico-technologicarum cum earum fructus usuque descriptione [...] Abbildungen aller medizinisch-ökonomisch-technologischen Gewächse mit der Beschreibung ihres Gebrauches und Nutzens. Vienna, Joseph Eder, 1800.

      1800. 4to. 2 vols. (out of 10). XVI, 222 pp. IX, (1), 256 pp. With 2 hand-coloured, engraved title pages and 225 hand-coloured, engraved plates (some folding), numbered 1-222, with a/b numbers for 114, 172, 198). Contemp. half calf with giltstamped green spine labels. Marbled endpapers. All edges sprinkled in red. The first two volumes of this rare work of decorative plates showing flowers and other plants, including fruits. Contains the first 225 of a total of 1090 engravings published until 1820. The Viennese physician Vietz, who combined artistic talent with a penchant for botany, began publication of this monumental ten-volume work in 1800; only the first three volumes were edited by him personally. The Natural History Museum, London, described its own copy thus: "Today, the work appears to be of extreme rarity, not being held in any other of the United Kingdom's national or public library collections. Only three copies have been found in North American libraries, of which two are certainly fragile and in need of conservation. One copy is in the Austrian National Library" (Great Flower Books [1990], p. 147). - Clean and well-preserved throughout. Nissen, BBI 2062. Stafleu/Cowan 16.153. Pritzel 9764. Wurzbach 50, 282f.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Rom, 24. X. 1800.

      1800. 1 S. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An Herrn Frauenholz in Nürnberg: "Ihren Wechsel von 200 Wiener Gulden habe ich erhalten, ich fand mich genöthigt 14 Tage zu warten ehe ich ihn verkaufen konnte, dieweil der Cours sehr schlecht stand. Nun habe ich ihn verkauft, und 80 Piaster dafür ausbezahlt bekommen, mehr dafür zu bekommen ist nicht möglich. Mir haben Sie eine große Gefälligkeit erwiesen mir dieses Gelt vorzustreken ich bin Ihnen Derohalben Einmahl verbindlich [...]". - Mit einigen kleinen Notizen zum Umrechnungskurs a. d. H. des Adressaten und kl. Ausschnitt durch

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        Voyage in search of La Pérouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1973, and 1794

      Two volume set. One of a very few eighteenth century accounts of visits to the western parts of Australia. The author was botanist on the voyage. 'In 1791 Labillardière was appointed as a naturalist to Bruni d'Entrecasteaux's expedition to Oceania in search of the lost ships of Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse. D'Entrecasteaux failed to find any trace of the missing expedition, but his ships visited southwest Australia, Tasmania, the North Island of New Zealand, and the East Indies, where Labillardière, Claude Riche, Étienne Pierre Ventenat assisted by gardener Félix Delahaye collected zoological, botanical and geological specimens, and described the customs and languages of the local Indigenous Australians.'

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        Catalogue des Livres provenant du Fonds d'Ancienne Librairie du Citoyen J. G. Mérigot [ Edition originale ] dont la Vente se fera le 24 Frimaire an IX (15 Décembre 1800, v.st.), & jours suivans, à quatre heures de relevée, en la Salle de Vente du C. Sylvestre, rue des Bons-Enfans, N° 12 [ 24 Frimaire An IX - 15 Décembre 1800 ]

      Chez Guillaume de Bure l'Aîné, J. G. Mérigot 1800 - 1 vol. in-8 br., Chez Guillaume de Bure l'Aîné, J. G. Mérigot, Paris, An IX (1800 v. st.), xii-337-16 pp. (avec le Supplément) Importante et rare édition originale, témoignant de l'une des plus belles ventes de livres organisée au lendemain de la Terreur et du Directoire. "La plus grande partie des Manuscrits de ce Catalogue, vient de la superbe Bibliothèque de MM. de Lamoignon, ainsi que la Collection des Registres du Parlement, en 514 volumes in-folio." Etat très satisfaisant (second plat débroché, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Essai sur les combustions humaines produites par un long abus des liqueurs spiritueuses.

      Paris Gabon 1800 In-12 de 100 pp., demi-basane marbrée, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin noir, non rogné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale rare tirée à 130 exemplaires. Première étude approfondie sur le phénomène des « combustions humaines » à la suite des travaux de Vicq d'Azyr et du docteur Lecat, où Pierre Aimé Lair recense et présente plusieurs cas de combustions radicales d'alcooliques dont la comtesse Bandi et en tire huit « observations générales : 1. Ne se produit que sur les alcooliques 2. Des femmes 3. Agées 4. Allumage accidentel (non spontané) 5. Extémités du corps épargnées 6. L'eau éteint mal ou pas du tout 7. L'incendie ne se propage pas 8. Résidu de cendres grasses et fétides et suie onctueuse, puante et très pénétrante. » Pierre-Aimé Lair (Caen 1769-1853) fut le fondateur et secrétaire de l'académie d'agriculture puis de la société linnéenne de Caen sa ville natale dont il fut l'adjoint au maire puis le conseiller de préfecture de 1811 à 1852. Très bon exemplaire. Caillet, II, 5893 ; Frère, II, 135.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. W[eimar], 20. VIII. 1800.

      1800. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen "lieben Freund": "Hier übersende ich Ihnen die Antwort des Geh. Rath Schmidt [d. i. Johann Christoph Schmidt, Jugendfreund Klopstocks und seit 1788 Goethes Nachfolger als Geheimer Rat]. Vieleicht kommen Sie einen dieser Tage herein u. berichtigten das Geschäfte mit ihm selbst. [L]eben sie recht wohl, empfehlen mich Ihrer beherrscherinn u. tirannin [!] zu Gnaden u. behalten mich lieb [...]". - In der Nachschrift heißt es: "Etl. landes leute haben am vorigen Sonnabend [...] eine box parthie mit hiesigen bauern abgehandelt wo es gewaltige beulen gesezt hat. Hoffentl. werden die Herren nicht klagen, dergl. Dinge muß mann galant verschmerzen wenn mann sich in die verlegenheit gesezt hat".

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