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        Fabliaux or Tales, Abridged from French Manuscripts of the XII and XIII Centuries. Selected and Translated Into English Verse, with a Preface and Notes. In 2 volumes bound in 1.

      London, Bulmer and Co, Shakespeare Press, 1796, 1800, - lg. in-8vo, 2 leaves (Titlepage -Sonnet to G.E.) + XXXVII (preface) (+ 1) + 1 leave + 280 p. / Titlepage + 340 p., illustrated with 52 woodengraved vignettes by John Bewick, some mild foxing, a bit more in some places, early 20th -century green h.-morocco over 5 raised bands. Spine with title & gilt filets. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. First edition. Volume 2: idem. Selected and Translated into English Verse by Gregory Lewis Way, Esq. With a preface, notes, and appendix by G. Ellis, Esq. With 52 woodcut vignettes in the text by John and Thomas Bewick, Charlton Nesbit, and Luke Clennell.Way?s version has first been published between 1796 and 1800 in 2 vols. without notes and preface, while the French original version was first published in 1779. The fine woodcuts accompanying the tales are of the best done by the famous Bewick brothers and among the last works by John Bewick. Large description of a former collegue sticked on the inner first cover.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. xxxviii, 280, 340pp. Uniformly bound in tree calf. The tales were selected and translated by Gregory Lewis Way who added extensive notes commenting on the source and context of these fables. Each fable has a head and tail piece engraved by John Bewick who died during this commision which was then completed by Thomas Bewick. ---"The following work is an attempt at a metrical translation of some French Tales: The original compositions of which this author has given us extracts being 12th and 13th centuries, are consequently anterior to our English historical ballads and metrical romances."- preface. Good condition, some wear to gilt on spine and spine ends. The author-. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ovidii Metamorphoses aeri incisae ad exemplar optimorum Gallicae Gentis pictorum Parisiis.

      [Augsburg, um 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The True History of the Conquest of Mexico

      London: Printed for J. Wright by John Dean, 1800. . 4to. 205 x 558mm. Contemporary 3/4 morocco and later cloth, repaired, original gold tooled spine preserved. Engraved bookplate of Egremont. Fine condition. Best copy available, [2: map], viii, 514 [2: Notes and Errata]. Translated from the original Spanish text by Maurice Keatinge Esq. Díaz del Castillo was a member of Cortés' original expeditionary force and participated in all its aspects, from the planning stages in Havana to the acquisition of Doña Marina as an interpreter, to the first contact with emissaries of Montezuma, through the "Noche Triste" and the murderous retreat from Tenochtitlán, to the final fall of the Aztec empire. Díaz del Castillo went on to participate in later expeditions of discovery and conquest, and was a founding father of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala. The True History of the Conquest of Mexico remains a primary source for this dramatic and often tragic clash of the Old World with the New, and is a foundation work for any collection of Americana. Written in 1568, Díaz del Castillo's history was first published in Madrid in 1632 as Historia Verdadera de la Conquista de la Nueva España. Translated from the original Spanish by Maurice Keatinge. "All the later historians of America have acknowledged their debt to Bernal Diaz, and his work has been acclaimed one of the most valuable source books of the period" (Rosenbach 19:193). With errata leaf. Sabin 19984. First edition.

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        Description des pyramides de Ghize, de la ville du Kaire et de ses environs.

      Paris : Lagerot-Petiet, an IX [1800/1801].. 160 p., 6 plates (4 fold-outs) Half leather. Good. Cover slightly worn. 2 cm tears at upper edge of spine. Gilt letters on spine partly worn off. Clean pages. In French.

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        Pitture di Antonio Allegri detto Il Correggio esistenti in Parma nel Monistero di San Paolo

      Parma: Bodoni, 1800. Folio. Three parts in one. 8, xxvii; 14, xliii; 11, xxxiii pp. + (35)ff. Contains thirty-five stipple-engraved plates, all but one in sepia, showing frescoes by the famed Renaissance painter Correggio at the Monastero de San Paolo in Parma. The engravings were done by Francesco Rosaspina after the Portuguese artist Francisco Vieira. Text printed in three parts: Italian (by De Rossi), French (by De Lama), and Spanish (by Baroni and Arteaga). Bodoni was commissioned to print the work in celebration of the marriage of Louis of Bourbon-Parma and the Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain. In an early twentieth century binding of half red morocco and marbled boards. Gilt lettering and ornamentation to the spine, which is in six compartments. Marbled endpapers. Bottom two inches of upper hinge starting, some rubbing and bumping to corners, some light foxing interior, else a fine copy of an elegant Bodoni work, printed for Regal Palazzo. T.e.g. This volume is from the collection of Robert Hoe and bears his booklabel to the inside front cover, as well as that of his son. One of Bodoni's most sophisticated and exceptional works. (Brooks 774).

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        REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHOM WAS REFERRED, ON THE 26th ULTIMO, THE CONSIDERATION OF THE EXPEDIENCY OF ACCEPTING FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT, A CESSION OF JURISDICTION OF THE TERRITORY WEST OF PENNSYLVANIA, COMMONLY CALLED THE WESTERN RESERVE OF CONNECTICUT. 21st MARCH, 1800

      Philadelphia: House of Representatives, 1800. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 31 pp. Antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt morocco label. Uneven toning in title page, else fine. The key federal document in the Western Reserve's transition from Connecticut territory to Ohio land. The report, authored by U.S. Representative and future Chief Justice John Marshall, provides a detailed account of the history of overlapping claims to present-day northeastern Ohio by Connecticut and Pennsylvania, the resolution of the dispute in favor of Connecticut, the lands' subsequent sales, settlement, and improvements, and current issues surrounding Connecticut's offers to cede sovereignty of the lands to the federal government. The Congressional committee here recommends accepting Connecticut's cession of jurisdiction. Congress complied, formally ending Connecticut's authority in the Western Reserve and absorbing the lands into the Northwest Territory. The already-significant population of the Western Reserve allowed the eastern portion of the Northwest Territory, "Ohio country," to begin the path to statehood in 1801, which was completed with Ohio's admission to the Union in 1803. "One of the great documents of the trans-Alleghany pioneer West" - Eberstadt (114:592). Evans 38873. Howes C683, "a". Sabin 15688. Thomson 974.

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        Regla, y testamento de Ntro. Seráfico Padre Sr. San Francisco, sacada de José Nicolás Rivadeneira. Por la del

      - Manuscrito fechado en el año 1800, 11 x 8 cm., pergamino, 71 hojas con bonita caligrafía, las últimas 9 contiene la Profesión de fe formada según el Concilio de Trento por Pío IV sacada de las obras del P. Pouget. (Según parece estas Reglas de la Orden de los Franciscanos no se publicaron nunca y quizás cada convento guardaba un ejemplar en forma manuscrita).

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        THE PROSPECT BEFORE US. VOLUME I

      Richmond: Printed for the Author, and Sold by M. Jones, S. Pleasants, Jun. and J. Lyon, 1800.. 184pp. Octavo. Half calf and marbled boards in antique style, leather label. Old library stamp on last page of Table of Contents, minor dampstaining to last few leaves. Very good. The passionate and extraordinarily rare anti-Federalist screed from the "scandalmonger" himself, James T. Callender, suppressed by the Federalists who convicted him for sedition for wrting it. Callender was a notorious journalist and political pamphleteer during the Federal period, issuing savage attacks on George Washington, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and others. The present work was partially financed by Vice President Thomas Jefferson who was, along with James Madison, actively working against the president and his Federalist cohorts. Jefferson had been particularly impressed with Callender's attack on Hamilton, and wanted a similar work scrutinizing the Adams administration, especially as he was running against the incumbent president at the time. The pamphlet is an attack on the political corruption within the Federalist party and inside the Adams administration, with Callender focusing his ire on the president himself. He labels the president a "hoary headed incendiary," "a man who has deserted and reversed all principles," and describes the Adams administration as "one continued tempest of malignant passions. As President, he has never opened his lips, or lifted his pen without threatening and scolding; the grand object of his administration has been to exasperate the rage of contending parties to calumniate and destroy every man who differs from his opinions...." As a result of this pamphlet, Adams' and Hamilton's Federalist party used the new Sedition Act to prosecute Callender at the height of the 1800 election campaign, citing twenty passages from THE PROSPECT BEFORE US in the indictment (though never naming the book itself). After a frustrating and politically-charged trial stacked clearly against the defendant, presided over by Federalist judge Samuel Chase, who frequently interrupted the defense lawyers, and consisting of an all-Federalist jury, Callender was found guilty. He was fined $200 and sentenced to nine months in prison. Callender was the last and most famous target of the Sedition Act, and the only defendant prosecuted under the law in a southern state. After Jefferson's election the new President pardoned Callender, but refused the writer's request to receive a lucrative postmaster's appointment. Callender then switched sides, revenging himself by spilling the details of Jefferson and his mulatto mistress Sally Hemings. In 1803, while drunk, he drowned in a shallow sidewater of the James River. The shadowy circumstances of his death, combined with the many powerful enemies he had made, led to numerous Vince Foster-like conspiracy theories. The first part of THE PROSPECT BEFORE US was popular and welcome in Virginia at the time of publication, but roundly criticized and suppressed in Philadelphia and elsewhere. As a result, the work is extremely rare, and hardly ever encountered outside institutions. In fact, this is the first copy we've handled in forty years in the trade. Rare Book Hub notes no auction records and only cites an offering by Goodspeed's in 1915. James Morton Smith, "Sedition in the Old Dominion: James T. Callender and THE PROSPECT BEFORE US." THE JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY. Vol. 20, No. 2 (May 1954), pp.157-182. William Safire's novel SCANDALMONGER, (2000) is a lively fictional treatment of Callender's career and a must-read for any enthusiast of the Federal era. HOWES C72. EVANS 37083. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 271. BRINLEY 4790.

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        Autograph notes.

      N. p., [before 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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        [Farewell Address] George Washington to the People of the United States, Announcing His Intention of Retiring from Public Life

      Philadelphia: Printed by H. Maxwell, for A. Dickins and H. Maxwell, opposite Christ Church, 1800. Two states of gathering [E] noted, no priority. This copy with first word on p. 18 "maxims" and first line on p. 17 ending "your". Frontispiece portrait of Washington after David Edwin ("Philadelphia, Published Jany 1st 1800 by A: Dickins." [ii], 40 pp., with half-title. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary American full tree calf, covers tooled in gilt with outer border of dog tooth and floral rolls, flat spine divided into six compartments by bands of onlaid black morocco tooled in gilt with wavy and floral rolls, one compartment with red morocco lettering piece, titled vertically in gilt "Washingtons Adress [sic]," the rest tooled in gilt with small floral tool at corners, wavy roll, and larger emblematic tool (egret, grass, flower) in center of compartment, edges and turn-ins with gilt roll of alternating sold line and dots, marbled endpapers. Joints worn, with front joint cracked but holding sound, tips worn, toning and browning to text, offsetting from frontispiece portrait. Two states of gathering [E] noted, no priority. This copy with first word on p. 18 "maxims" and first line on p. 17 ending "your" Frontispiece portrait of Washington after David Edwin ("Philadelphia, Published Jany 1st 1800 by A: Dickins." [ii], 40 pp., with half-title. 1 vols. 4to. Washington's Farewell Address, in a Fine Contemporary American Binding. An 1800 Philadelphia printing of Washington's Farewell Address of 17 September 1796, announcing his decision not to seek a third term. "The Farewell Address is an affectionate and noble valedictory to the American people urging the necessity of keeping inviolate the union of the states, and warning against foreign intrigue and the fury of partisanship" (Grolier American). The address was first published in the American Daily Advertiser of 19 September 1796, followed by numerous newspaper and separate printings. This edition, though published just after Washington's death and some four years after the first appearance of the Address, is notable for the frontispiece portrait by David Edwin, "the most popular and prolific engraver of portraits in the United States" (Stauffer). This copy in a beautiful contemporary American binding of full tree calf, most likely done by a Philadelphia binder, with the provenance of John Parker Brown, a prominent lawyer in Carlisle and Philadelphia, PA. Evans 38990; ESTC W20374; Sabin 101599; Grolier American 100, no. 24. For Edwin portrait, Stauffer 893.I & Hart 360. Provenance: John Brown (name on verso of ffep); John Brown Parker (inscription on first blank, dated 13 June 1825)

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        Gesamtans., ( 8 x 20 ) auf einer Kundschaft der Maurer f. d. Gesellen Carl Weber.

      - Hschn. und Typendruck, dat. 10. Jan., 1800, 31 x 33,5 Stopp D. 269.1 - Sehr seltene Kulmbacher Kundschaft. Bei Stopp nur ein weiteres Exemplar bekannt. der Textteil ist umgeben von einer Holzschnittbordüre. Mit Papier- und Lacksiegel sowie einer weiteren Vividierung ( aus Berlin, dat. 29.12. 1800). - Gebräunt und mit kleinen Löchern in den Faltstellen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Wiesenabschnitt mit Huflattich.

      . Öl, auf Karton. 19,5:27,4 cm. Rechter Rand unregelmäßig beschnitten, verso in den Ecken Reste alter Verklebung.. Der Landschaftsmaler Peter Becker studierte nach Abbruch einer Kaufmannslehre in Frankfurt am Städelschen Kunstinstitut bei F.A. Hessemer (1800-1860), dann bei J. Becker (1810-1872). Er soll auch im Atelier des Deutschen Hauses gearbeitet haben, wohin sich der Nazarener P. Veit (1793-1877) nach Aufgabe des Direktorats des Städelschen Kunstinstitutes 1843 und ein Teil seiner Anhänger zurückgezogen hatten. Großen Einfluß hatte die spätromantische Malauffassung von E. von Steinle (1810-1886), mit dem er gemeinsam die Entwürfe für die Glasfenster des Frankfurter Doms ausführte. Frankfurt verließ er für häufige Aufenthalte in Oberwesel. Wanderungen unternahm er auch im nahen Taunus, in den Gegenden von Main, Saar, Mosel, Lahn und Rhein, wo er neben der Landschaft auch die mittelalterlichen Städte und ihre Bauten malte. 1899 wurde er zum Professor ernannt. Seine bevorzugte Technik waren aquarellierte Kohlezeichnungen und Zeichnungen, die während zahlreicher Ausflüge direkt vor der Natur entstanden; Arbeiten in Öl sind selten. Die Graphische Sammlung des Städelschen Kunstinstitutes Frankfurt am Main besitzt eine große Anzahl seiner Werke, wie auch das Historische Museum.

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        Le Brun Travested

      1800. first edition. Hand Colored Etched Title and Nineteen Hand-Colored Etched ?"Caricatures of the Passions?" [ROWLANDSON, Thomas, and WOODWARD, George Moutard, illustrators]. Le Brun Travested. Or Caricatures of the Passions. Design?'d by G.M. Woodward. and Etch?'d by T. Rowlandson. London: Pubd.…at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 21 Jany. 1800. Large quarto (11 11/16 x 9 3/16 inches; 296 x 233 mm.). No text as issued. Hand-colored etched title and nineteen hand-colored etched plates by Thomas Rowlandson after G.M. Woodward. Later blue paper wrappers. All plates mounted on stubs, fourteen of the plates trimmed at lower margin not affecting lettering except that of plate #8 which has partial loss of the imprint. A wonderful example of this rare suite of plates. All plates with the small ink stamp of Dr. W. Schumacher on verso. Housed in a later blue cloth clamshell case with red leather spine label lettered in gilt.The ?"Passions?" are: ?"Attention?"; ?"Admiration?"; ?"Admiration with Astonishment?"; ?"Veneration?"; "Rapture?"; ?"Desire?"; ?"Joy with Tranquility?"; ?"Laughter?"; ?"Acute Pain?"; ?"Simple Bodily Pain?"; ?"Sadness?"; ?"Weeping?"; ?"Compassion?"; ?"Scorn?"; "Horror"; ?"Terrour or Fright?"; ?"Anger?"; ?"Hatred or Jealousy?" and ?"Despair.?" George Moutard Woodward (1765-1809), ?"caricaturist, son of William Woodward of Stanton Hall, Derbyshire, was born in that county about 1760. He received no artistic training, but, having much original talent, came to London, with an allowance from his father, and became a prolific and popular designer of social caricatures, much in the style of Bunbury, which were etched chiefly by Rowlandson and Isaac Cruikshank. Although their humour was generally of a very coarse and extravagant kind, they display a singular wealth of imagination and insight into character, and some are extremely entertaining. Among the best are ?'Effects of Flattery,?' ?'Effects of Hope,?' ?'Club of Quidnuncs,?' ?'Everybody in Town,?' ?'Everybody out of Town,?' and ?'Specimens of Domestic Phrensy.?' Woodward…was of dissipated and intemperate habits, spending much of his time in taverns, and died in a state of penury at the Brown Bear public-house in Bow Street, Covent Garden, in November 1809?" (D.N.B). The title "Le Brun Travested" most likely refers to Charles Le Brun (1619-1690) who was a French painter and art theorist. Louis XIV declared Le Brun to be "the greatest French artist of all time". He was a dominant figure in seventeenth century French art and was much influenced by Nicolas Poussin.Grolier Club, Rowlandson, 56; William A. Gordon, BC-44; BM Satires 9628-9632, plates 6, 7, 12, 15 & 20 only.

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        13 erotic watercolours.

      [Probably Vienna, first half of 19th c.]. - 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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        Koka Shastra/ Kokasara/ Ratirahasya. (The Secret of Love).

      North Indian Manuscript around 1800. Small 8vo-oblong. 88 x 140 mm. Bound in later multi-coloured cotton over cardboards. Native polished paper. FF 87. ( Text FF 67 - F 1 Diagram - FF 19 of full-page minatures in gouache (verso blank)). Text in black and red ink, triple framed borders in orange red and black. 6 lines. Folios not paginated sequentially. Written in Devanagari in North Indian vernacular. Foliation in right margins sometimes cut short or missing. The 19 full-page miniatures in blue, orange, red, nude, white, purple and with details in gold. Highest foliation: 90, probably not complete.. The miniatures comprises the four types of men: HARE (sasa), STAG (mrga), BULL (vrsa) ansd STALLION (asva). Three of the miniatures contains an image of one of the animals, except hare and it would appear that the elephant replaces the bull. - The four types of women: LOTUS (padmini), PICTURE (citrini), CONCH-SHELL (sankhini), ELEPHANT (hastini). 11 miniatures depicting the so-called "EROTIC POSITIONS" (ratibandha), here probably incomplete as the usual numer is 16. The folio showing a diagram probably indicates the most opportunistic combinations (lunar ?, type-combinations ?). There are other diagrams in the text."The Ratirahasya (translated in English as Secrets of Love, also known as the Koka Shastra) is a medieval Indian sex manual written by Kokkoka, a poet, who is variously described as Koka or Koka Pundit. The exact date of its writing is not known, but it is estimated the text was written in the 11th or 12th century. It is speculated that Ratirahasya was written to please a king by the name Venudutta. Kokkoka describes himself in the book as siddha patiya pandita, i.e. "an ingenious man among learned men". The manual was written in Sanskrit.Unlike the Kama Sutra, which is an ancient sex manual related to Hindu literature, Ratirahasya deals with medieval Indian society. During the medieval age, India became more conservative compared to ancient India, freedom of women decreased, and premarital and extramarital sex were frowned upon. A sex manual was needed that would be suitable for the medieval cultural climate, and Ratirahasya was written, quite different from the ancient text Kama Sutra.... Ratirahasya is the first book to describe in detail Indian feminine beauty."(Wikipedia)

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. The Thirteenth Edition, with the last Corrections of the author; and with Notes and Additions by Edward Christian.

      London: A. Strahan, 1800. - 4 volumes, 8vo. With 13 engraved portraits and a folding Table of Descents to vol.II. Handsome contemporary binding of full tan calf with two title labels, one green and one black, and volume number in blind to spines. Joints starting but holding, gentle repair to head of spines; corners bumped. General handling marks; the whole giving the set a definite elegant look. Underlining and marginal notes. The most famous commentary on English law. Lowndes [212]

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        Ansicht der Anlagen von Herrnhuth bei Herrnhut.

      um 1800 - Handkolorierte Original-Ansicht der Gebäude und Anlagen bei Herrnhut wohl in Weichgrundätzung mit schwarzem Tuscherand. Papier mit Wasserzeichen: "Lilie im Wappenschild unter Krone und über Glocke" und unterhalb mit dem Text "C & I HONIG". Papiere mit diesem Wasserzeichen sind ab 1773 nachgewiesen und wurden bis über 1810 hinaus verwendet. Blatt- und Bildgröße: 21,6 x 31,2 cm. Selten! 0 gr.

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        Tratado de Amizade, Navegação e Commercio renovado entre Portugal e a Russia, e assignado em Petersbourgo aos 17 a 27 de Dezembro de 1798. [Entre Sua Magestade Fidelissima a Rainha de Portugal Dona Maria & Sa Majesté l'Empereur et Autocrateur de Toutes les Russies Paul Premier]

      Lisboa, na Regia Officina Typographica, 1800. 4to.; 65 pp. Texto en portugués y francés en páginas enfrentadas. Encuadernación moderna en media tela. Renovación de un tratado anterior de 1787, de carácter comercial, entre los dos paises. Son de gran interés los artículos relativos al intercambio de productos coloniales con Brasil, la exportación de vinos portugueses y aquellos que tratan de las actividades de la flota portuguesa.

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        Tratado de Castramentacion ó Arte de Campar, dispuesto para el uso de las Reales Escuelas Militares, del cargo del Real Cuerpo de Ingenieros

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, por Don Pedro Pereyra, 1800. 4to.; 8 hs., 479 pp. Con 22 láminas plegadas grabadas por Asensio, una de ellas sustituida por fotocopia, y dos estados plegados. Encuadernación en piel marbreada con tejuelo, ligeramente fatigada.

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        Grammatica linguae mauro-arabicae juxta vernaculi idiomatis usum. Accessit vocabularium latino-mauro-arabicum.

      Vienna, Camesina, 1800.. 4to. (8), 136 pp. With 1 folded engraved plate. Uncut, contemporary blue blank wrappers, handwritten labels on spine.. First edition. Franz von Dombay (1758-1810), an Austrian orientalist born in Vienna, studied oriental languages at Maria Theresa's academy before being sent as an interpreter to Morocco in 1783, then to Madrid and Agram. In 1792 he was appointed adviser to the secret chancery and interpreter at the Imperial court. He is the author of several esteemed works. This grammar of the "vernacular of the inhabitants of the empire of Morocco", including a Latin-Moorish-Arabic vocabulary, is hailed by Fück as "the first monograph on the Maghreb dialect and the first scientific contribution to the study of Arab dialects". - Slight spine defects, otherwise a good copy. - Gay 3396. Brunet, II 800.

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        Cookery and Pastry, as taught and practised by Mrs. MacIver, teacher of those arts in Edinburgh. To which are added, figures of dinner and supper courses, from five to fifteen dishes; also a correct list of every thing in season for every month of the year

      Edinburgh: Printed by D. Schaw & Co. Lawnmarket for J. Fairbairn, 1800. The final edition by an important Edinburgh cookery teacher. New edition, with additions. 8vo., attractive copy in contemporary sheep, skilfully rebacked with original spine laid down preserving the original endpapers, black morocco and gilt spine label, some rubbing but good strong copy. Susanna MacIver and her colleague Mrs. Frazer, who also published a cookery book which owed much to MacIver's, ran one of the few cookery schools for ladies in Edinburgh. MacIver first published'Cookery & Pastry' in 1773 and sold it privately. It went into several editions and continued to be reprinted after her death in 1790. This is a reprint of her final edition with her own additions of 1789. Booklabel of the collector Mary Chadsey on front pastedown. Maclean p. 92; Oxford 106; Vicaire 546 (as MacIvey); Bitting 299, Cagle 843

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Dr Jenner" in third person), requesting a list of medical titles to be sent

      Cheltenham, [England], 1800. 1 p. pen and ink on bifolium, integral address leaf, postal handstamp, red wax seal. 8-3/4 x 7-1/4 in. General toning and foxing, two small holes touching two letters, tear at fold with some loss to address leaf. 1 p. pen and ink on bifolium, integral address leaf, postal handstamp, red wax seal. 8-3/4 x 7-1/4 in. Autographed letter, signed in the third person by small pox vaccine pioneer Doctor Edward Jenner (1729-1823) to bookseller James Carpenter on Bond Street in London, dated August 28, 1800. Doctor Jenner requests a shipment of two periodicals and two important publications: The Physical and Medical Journal, the Medical Review and Magazine, Edinburgh Practice of Physic and Surgery (ESTC T195807), and Count Benjamin von Graf Rumford's "...last Essay on Kitchen Chimneys" (presumably ESTC T118600). In the summer of 1800, Jenner was enjoying his initial successes inoculating patients with cowpox to induce immunity to the more deadly small pox disease. His medical/scientific research on small pox had been published by the Royal Society in 1798 and, despite some skeptics, was gaining popular acceptance. Doctor Jenner's letter to London bookseller James Carpenter shows that he was continuing to focus on his medical inquiries. He requires the latest scientific and medical journals and a newly published medical text containing Dr. William Cullen's work on nosology or the classification of diseases. Jenner's request for the most recent essay of Count Rumford on chimneys may reflect an interest in the correct hygiene of ventilation. Perhaps to underscore his intent to spend his time focusing upon his research and on the small pox vaccine, Doctor Jenner especially points out to his bookseller: "N. B. No Gent[leman's]. Mag[azine]. or Brit[ish]. Critic." In this letter, Jenner is a man still rising in the world of medicine; he must strive to develop and promote his vaccine. Greater honors and successes were to come, but only after the hard work of fundamental research. Here is Jenner the scientist/physician; no pedestal in sight.

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        Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man; Translated from the German of John Godfrey Herder, by T. Churchill

      London: Printed for J. Johnson... 1800 First edition in English of Herder's monumental work on historiography, Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit, in which he outlines astronomy, geomorphology, plant and animal life and the special characteristics of the human species, as well as the influence of geography and climate on history. . Contemporary diced calf, professional rebacked with old spine laid down. Gilt spine with old brown morocco label stating "Churchill's History of Man." Marbled edges and endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. Quarto. A very good, crisp copy. Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) studied under Kant at Königsberg. Another major influence was Goethe, who in 1776 helped him to obtain the post of court chaplain to Weimar, which led to his appointment as head of the Lutheran state church of the duchy. He wrote several significant works. His treatise on language, Abhandlung über den Ursprung der Sprache (1772) is listed in Printing and the Mind of Man. But Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit is genereally considered his masterpiece. "Notwithstanding his important contributions to other fields, it is for his philosophy of history that Herder is chiefly known and remembered today...[The present work] is a curious and in some ways contradictory work. On one hand, it reflects certain dominant Enlightenment interests; theological and progressivist notions of historical development appear in it, and Herder showed respect for such humanistic ideals as freedom and social improvement. At the same time its chief interest lies precisely in the manner in which it departs from various prevailing trends of Enlightenment thought. Not only does it exhibit a range and erudition that, considering the period of writing, is astonishing...it is also packed with original and imaginative suggestions for the reinterpretation of the human past and contains a great deal of trenchant criticism of the historiography of the time...Herder's conception of history exercised an important influence upon the course taken by subsequent historiography. Furthermore, some of his ideas are to be found, reformulated and elaborated, in later speculative systems and theories of the kind propounded by Hegel and Oswald Spengler..." (Patrick Gardner in Encyclopedia of Philosophy) "...he helped to found the historical school in literature and science, for it was only after an excessive and sentimental interest in primitive human culture had been awakened that this subject would receive the amount of attention which was requisite for the genetic explanation of later developments. This historical idea was carried by Herder into the regions of poetry, art, religion, language, and finally into human culture as a whole. It colours all his writings and is intimately connected with some of the most characteristic attributes of his mind, a quick sympathetic imagination, a fine feeling for local differences, and a scientific instinct for seizing the sequences of cause and effect" (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 13th edition).

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        Lettre autographe signée.

      Paris, 2 prairial VIII (22. V. 1800). - 1 p. 4to. Au citoyen COQUANTIN, pharmacien à l’hôpital militaire de La Rochelle. Il veut bien seconder ses vues, « mais il est étonnant que vous ne sachiez point que le ministre seul a le pouvoir de donner des congés cest donc a lui que vous devez adresser votre petition. Si vous navez pas un certificat des officiers de santé qui atteste que votre santé a besoin de ce congé vous ne pourrés jouir de votre traitemt pendant sa durée ». Il se charge de faire appuyer sa pétition.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE. THE OLD TESTAMENT EMBELLISHED WITH ENGRAVINGS FROM PICTURES AND DESIGNS BY THE MOST EMINENT ENGLISH ARTISTS [with:] THE NEW TESTAMENT. [and:] THE APOCRYPHA

      London: T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies], 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha]. First Printing of this Edition n. Hardcover. mm ().Seven volumes (comprising the regular Bible in six volumes, and the Apocrypha, very often not included, as a seventh volume). First Printing of this Edition. Once splendid contemporary black straight-grain morocco, gilt, covers framed by Greek key roll, palmette roll, and multiple gilt rules, double raised bands, spine compartments densely gilt with rows of alternating star and circlet tools, gilt titling, turn-ins with gilt chain roll, purple endpapers, all edges gilt (some inexpert but not obvious repairs to joints and backstrips). With more than 100 allegorical headpieces and tailpieces and some 70 SPLENDID LARGE-FOLIO SIZE COPPER PLATES after Fuseli, Reynolds, West, and others. Herbert 1442 and 1651. Extremities rather rubbed, boards a bit scuffed, but the decorative contemporaneous bindings solid and not without appeal. Plates somewhat foxed (mostly to margins), mild to moderate offsetting from plates, occasional mild offsetting in the text bed, but still a fresh, wide-margined copy. The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible features very large and bold type, fine Whatman paper, and a series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. According to DNB, Macklin (1752/3-1800) announced his intention to produce a lavishly illustrated, luxuriously produced folio Bible in 1789, and he spent the next 11 years and £30,000 making his dream a reality. His efforts paid off: "the subscription list for 703 copies at £46 1s. apiece was headed by the king, the queen, and the prince of Wales." Sadly, Macklin died just five days after the last engraving was finished, and did not live to see his masterpiece become one of the most acclaimed English Bibles. As DNB observes, "The Macklin Bible endures as the most ambitious edition produced in Britain, often pirated but never rivalled." The present copy has the additional distinction of containing what amounts to an extra volume: the Macklin Bible most often appears in the marketplace without the Apocrypha, appearing here as volume VII, which was not issued until 16 years after the others. Copies of the Macklin Bible were often put into ornate bindings, as was the present set; despite the depradations of time, the workmanship of a superior London binder remains apparent.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE THE OLD TESTAMENT EMBELLISHED WITH ENGRAVINGS FROM PICTURES AND DESIGNS BY THE MOST EMINENT ENGLISH ARTISTS [with:] THE NEW TESTAMENT [and:] THE APOCRYPHA

      London: T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies], 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha]. First Printing of this Edition n. Hardcover. mm (). Seven volumes (comprising the regular Bible in six volumes, and the Apocrypha, very often not included, as a seventh volume). First Printing of this Edition. Once splendid contemporary black straight-grain morocco, gilt, covers framed by Greek key roll, palmette roll, and multiple gilt rules, double raised bands, spine compartments densely gilt with rows of alternating star and circlet tools, gilt titling, turn-ins with gilt chain roll, purple endpapers, all edges gilt (some inexpert but not obvious repairs to joints and backstrips). With more than 100 allegorical headpieces and tailpieces and some 70 SPLENDID LARGE-FOLIO SIZE COPPER PLATES after Fuseli, Reynolds, West, and others. Herbert 1442 and 1651. Extremities rather rubbed, boards a bit scuffed, but the decorative contemporaneous bindings solid and not without appeal. Plates somewhat foxed (mostly to margins), mild to moderate offsetting from plates, occasional mild offsetting in the text bed, but still a fresh, wide-margined copy. The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible features very large and bold type, fine Whatman paper, and a series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. According to DNB, Macklin (1752/3-1800) announced his intention to produce a lavishly illustrated, luxuriously produced folio Bible in 1789, and he spent the next 11 years and £30,000 making his dream a reality. His efforts paid off: "the subscription list for 703 copies at £46 1s. apiece was headed by the king, the queen, and the prince of Wales." Sadly, Macklin died just five days after the last engraving was finished, and did not live to see his masterpiece become one of the most acclaimed English Bibles. As DNB observes, "The Macklin Bible endures as the most ambitious edition produced in Britain, often pirated but never rivalled." The present copy has the additional distinction of containing what amounts to an extra volume: the Macklin Bible most often appears in the marketplace without the Apocrypha, appearing here as volume VII, which was not issued until 16 years after the others. Copies of the Macklin Bible were often put into ornate bindings, as was the present set; despite the depradations of time, the workmanship of a superior London binder remains apparent.

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        Dicconario Historico de los mas Ilustres Profesores de las Bellas Artes en España (6 volumes bound into 3)

      Madrid, Spain: La Viuda de Ibarra, 1800. Hardcover. G (Some soiling to cover, wear to extremities. Bookplates of Ehrich Galleries and Newhouse Galleries inside front covers; has library marks and hand-lettered author's name on spines; pages are generally clean.). Tan cloth. Book 1: Vol. 1: lx,384 pp. (A-C) + Vol. 2: 363 pp. (D-J). Book 2: Vol. 3: 286 pp (L-O) + Vol. 4: 397 pp. (P-S). Book 3: Vol. 5: 353 pp. (T-V) + Vol. 6: 384 pp. (X-Z). Text is in Spanish. On spines: Cean Bermudez, Vols. A six-volume set bound in three volumes. An alphabetical Historical Dictionary of the Most Illustrious Professors of the Fine Arts in Spain. Extremely rare.

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        Fünf Herren der gehobenen Gesellschaft mit Zylinder beim Spiel mit Murmeln oder Kugeln in einem Park vor Garten-Pavillon. Kolorierter Original-Kaltnadelradierung von Legrand um 1800

      ohne Orts- und Jahresangabe (um 1800). Original-Kaltnadelradierung von Augustin Claude Legrand (1765-1815), in der Platte signiert "Legrand sculpsit", auf feinem rückseitig unbedrucktem Bütten mit dekorativ abgesetztem Plattenrand, Plattengröße 20,5 x 25,5 cm, Blattgröße 24 x 29 cm (jeweils Höhe x Breite), von alter Hand eiweißgehöht und geschmackvoll koloriert, selbst das Grün des Rasens, der Büsche und der Bäume in vielen verschiedenen abgestuften Tönen, unter Passepartout montiert, ungerahmt und tadellos erhalten, von größter Seltenheit und für uns antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar; 1. Es entzieht sich unserer Kenntnis, welches Spiel und nach welchen Regeln diese vornehmen Herren da auf dem Rasen eines Parks vor einem Pavillon zur Zeit des Biedermeiers spielen. Fünf Personen stehen im Kreis, vor sich je zwei Stapel mit jeweils etwa zehn Steinen, Murmeln oder kleinen Kugeln, einer (in der Mitte) hält einen Stock über der Schulter, einer (rechts) kniet nieder und stapelt gerade seine Murmeln oder Kugeln auf, die er offenbar in einem Säckchen aufbewahrt hatte. Gesellschaftsspiele im Freien waren in dieser Zeit vor allem in den wohlhabenderen bürgerlichen Kreisen mit eigenen Anwesen, Gärten und Parks sehr beliebt, Boule, Petanque oder Boccia kamen erst viel später auf. Die Verwendung von größeren Kugeln war damals noch wegen der Unfallgefahren in vielen Ländern verboten und eher ein Sport des "gemeinen Volkes". Das meisterhaft gestochene Bild von Legrand zeigt sogar ganz realistisch die Schatten, die die von rechts vorne einstrahlende Sonne auf den Spielrasen wirft.

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        An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the Year 1765

      [London].: [Bulmer].. [1800].. 2 folding maps, 26 folding black and white engravings, 4 folding, 3 double page, xxiii + [Errata] + 503pp + Directions to the Binder, appendices, glossary. One plate bound in upside down, some foxing and spotting on plates, offsetting from plates onto text opposite. Lacks title page and all preliminary leaves prior to the dedication. Maps browned. Large map of the Irrawaddy torn with loss along two folds. Upper corner of dedication leaf removed and repaired, little worming in the upper and lower sections of the gutter, neither fault affecting the text. A few illegible library(?) stamps on margins, several margins have been sections cut from them again without affecting the text. Bound in half leather with marbled paper covered boards. This binding was likely produced by a bindery in Burma or the Sub-continent as features rather tell-tale pink thick paper endpapers and the gilt lettering on the spine is not quite straight. There is also a little borer damage in a few small places to the leather. Boards rubbed with loss to paper at edges. Quarto. "Symes' book was the first full account of Burma to be published and it contains a mass of information on the history, religion, government, social system, language, geography and economy of Burma, together with a narrative of his seven months' stay in Burma and journey to the capital and his reception at court. In diplomatic terms Symes' mission was a success and he obtained permission to establish a British Resident at Rangoon to supervise British commercial affairs." Herbert 179. .

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        La Garde Imperiale. 2 Bände

      - Sehr repräsentative Ausgabe in zwei Bänden. Komplette Übersicht über Geschichte, Organisation, Einheiten, Feldzüge und Schlachten der Gardetruppen Napoleons I. von 1800 bis 1815. Teil 1 behandelt die Geschichte der Kaisergarde von deren Aufstellung bis Waterloo. Ausführlich werden die einzelnen Schlachten und Feldzüge geschildert. Teil 2 behandelt die Struktur, Etats, Uniformierung und Ausrüstung sowie die geschichtliche Entwicklung der einzelnen Regimenter von 1804 bis 1815. 400 Farbtafeln mit Abb. von Schlachten, Porträts usw. sowie 120 farbige Uniformtafeln mit über 600 Zeichnungen, 90 Fotos von Uniformen und Waffen, 12 sw-Tafeln mit Zeichnungen von Waffen, viele Detailstudien. Französischer Text, nummeriertes Exemplar der auf 1200 Stück limitierten Auflage, Großformat (24 x 33 cm). Entremont le Vieux: Editions Quatuor 2001. Zusammen 940 Seiten.

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        [Il Creso]. Three arias from the opera in manuscript score

      [ca. 1800]. Folio. Sewn. [7], [i] (blank), [6], [ii] (blank), [8] pp. Notated in black ink on 10-stave paper. Contains three arias from the opera, each beginning on the first page of a signature: "So che fedele non e quel core," 3/8, E major, Lento ma not tanto, credited "Nel Creso" to upper left corner of first page and "Del Sig: Sacchini" to right; "Tergi il pianto idolo," 2/4, B-flat major, Largo, credited "nel Creso" to upper left corner of first page; "Ah mio cor cha mai," 2/4, E-flat major, Lento, credited "nel Creso" to upper right corner of first page. Vocal part notated in G clef throughout; characters not indicated. Bass part of "So che fedele non e quel core" without figures. Slightly worn and soiled; edges slightly frayed with minimal loss not affecting music; final leaf of first aria torn at lower edge. . Sacchini's opera seria Il Creso, to a libretto by Gioacchino Pizzi, was first staged at the Teatro S. Carlo in Naples on November 4, 1765. It was revived at the King's Theatre in London in 1774 (prompting the publication mentioned above) and again, under the new title of Euriso, in 1781. The RISM database lists, as excerpts, nine manuscript copies of "So che fedele non e quel core," five of "Tergi il pianto," and three of "Ah mio cor." A manuscript copy of the aria "So che fedele non e quel core," tentatively dated "ca. 1800," is part of the Ricasoli Collection at the University of Louisville Music Library (RISM-A/II-000124619); it notates the vocal part in C1 (soprano) clef. Three volumes of "The Favourite Songs in the Opera Creso" were published by Bremner in London in 1774 (RISM S112 and 113). One would expect the complete manuscript scores of the opera to also include the three arias. Interestingly, the complete manuscript score of the opera at the Naples conservatory (no. 226933, accessible at IMSLP), tentatively dated 1776, does not include any of them. There is an aria "Ah, mio cor" in act 2, but the music is completely different although the keys are the same. The other two arias of the present volume do not have any counterpart in the score. The copy at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, is not accessible online.

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        "Ansicht von Ober Wesel am Rhein". Gesamtansicht aus einem Waldstück mit weitem Blick ins Rheintal, rechts die Stadt, im Vordergrund sitzend der Zeichner, daneben ein Zuschauer.

      . Altkolorierte Umrißradierung von Chr. Fr. Hammer nach C. Batty bei L. von Kleist, Dresden, um 1800, 36 x 51 cm,. Mit breitem Rand auf Whatman-Papier gedruckt. Im Himmel ein tiefer, fachmännisch geschlossener Einriss. Diverse hinterlegte Randeinrisse. In Echtgoldleiste gerahmt. - Trotz der Mängel noch dekoratives, farbfrisches Blatt.

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        OBERWESEL. "Ansicht von Ober Wesel am Rhein". Gesamtansicht aus einem Waldstück mit weitem Blick ins Rheintal, rechts die Stadt, im Vordergrund sitzend der Zeichner, daneben ein Zuschauer.

      - Altkolorierte Umrißradierung von Chr. Fr. Hammer nach C. Batty bei L. von Kleist, Dresden, um 1800, 36 x 51 cm, Mit breitem Rand auf Whatman-Papier gedruckt. Im Himmel ein tiefer, fachmännisch geschlossener Einriss. Diverse hinterlegte Randeinrisse. In Echtgoldleiste gerahmt. - Trotz der Mängel noch dekoratives, farbfrisches Blatt.

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        The Poetical Works

      London: for C. Cooke; by J. Aspin; and sold by all the booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland,, [1800?]. With the Life of the Author. Cooke's Edition. Embellished with superb engravings. Duodecimo (140 × 83 mm). Contemporary half calf, smooth spine labelled as vol. 27 in the British Poets series, marbled sides. Housed in a blue morocco-backed slipcase, spine richly gilt, and brown cloth chemise. Engraved frontispiece, 3 engraved plates. RLS's book label to the front pastedown. Front joint cracked but holding, rubbed, a very good copy. Robert Louis Stevenson's copy of the Poetical Work of Isaac Watts, with his Skerryvore book label to the front pastedown. An excellent association: Stevenson was certainly long familiar with Watts's works ?- he quotes him directly in his 1887 essay "The Character of Dogs" ?- and he, like Watts, wrote poetry for children. Stevenson lived at Skerryvore, his house on Alum Chine, Bournemouth, from April 1885 to the end of August 1887—a life later remembered as that of "the pallid brute that lived in Skerryvore like a weevil in a biscuit" (Letters, 7.280) but where he wrote Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Kidnapped. The suggested publication date of this edition is taken from ESTC's note that Charles Cooke's 19th century editions generally refer to the "booksellers of the United Kingdom" (the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was formed in 1801). The Exeter Working Papers in Book History dates the inauguration of Cooke's series of "12mo classics neatly embellished by engravings" to about 1793.

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        HUA NIAO HUA CE: A HAND-PAINTED BOOK OF BIRD & FLOWER DRAWINGS IN COLOR.

      A TENDER AND FLOWING PICTURE SCROLL OF BIRDS AND FLOWERS [China n.d. ca. 1800- - 1828]. Silk-brocaid covers, worn andrubbed, a pair of miniature accordion-folded albums, ca. 5.5x 11.5 cm., each with 24 pages, a continuous horizontalscroll, with hand-painted color drawings, 129.5 cm. long. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Histoire naturelle de la rose, où l'on décrit ses différentes espèces, sa culture, ses vertus et ses propriétés ; suivie de la corbeille de roses, ou choix de ce que les Anciens et les Modernes ont écrit de plus gracieux sur la rose ; et de l'histoire des insectes qui vivent sur le rosier

      1800. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, de l'imprimerie de Vatar-Jouannet, an IX (1800). In/12 reliure plein veau raciné du temps, dos lisse à petits fers dorés, planche rempliée en frontispice, tableau analytique remplié, 9 f., 1 f. n.p., 340 p. Mors supérieur ouvert, manque la pièce de titre, coins usés. GUILLEMEAU (Jean-Louis-Marie) médecin et naturaliste français, 1766-1850. Médecin à Montpellier, au moment où éclatait la Révolution il fut un des fondateurs de la Société de médecine. Pritzel 3974.

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        Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man; Translated from the German of John Godfrey Herder, by T. Churchill.

      London: Printed for J. JohnsonÉ 1800. - Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) studied under Kant at Kšnigsberg. Another major influence was Goethe, who in 1776 helped him to obtain the post of court chaplain to Weimar, which led to his appointment as head of the Lutheran state church of the duchy. He wrote several significant works. His treatise on language, Abhandlung Ÿber den Ursprung der Sprache (1772) is listed in Printing and the Mind of Man. But Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit is genereally considered his masterpiece. ÒNotwithstanding his important contributions to other fields, it is for his philosophy of history that Herder is chiefly known and remembered todayÉ[The present work] is a curious and in some ways contradictory work. On one hand, it reflects certain dominant Enlightenment interests; theological and progressivist notions of historical development appear in it, and Herder showed respect for such humanistic ideals as freedom and social improvement. At the same time its chief interest lies precisely in the manner in which it departs from various prevailing trends of Enlightenment thought. Not only does it exhibit a range and erudition that, considering the period of writing, is astonishingÉit is also packed with original and imaginative suggestions for the reinterpretation of the human past and contains a great deal of trenchant criticism of the historiography of the timeÉHerderÕs conception of history exercised an important influence upon the course taken by subsequent historiography. Furthermore, some of his ideas are to be found, reformulated and elaborated, in later speculative systems and theories of the kind propounded by Hegel and Oswald SpenglerÉÓ (Patrick Gardner in Encyclopedia of Philosophy) ÒÉhe helped to found the historical school in literature and science, for it was only after an excessive and sentimental interest in primitive human culture had been awakened that this subject would receive the amount of attention which was requisite for the genetic explanation of later developments. This historical idea was carried by Herder into the regions of poetry, art, religion, language, and finally into human culture as a whole. It colours all his writings and is intimately connected with some of the most characteristic attributes of his mind, a quick sympathetic imagination, a fine feeling for local differences, and a scientific instinct for seizing the sequences of cause and effectÓ (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 13th edition). Quarto. xvi, 632, [12] pp. Contemporary diced calf, professional rebacked with old spine laid down. Gilt spine with old brown morocco label stating "Churchill's History of Man." Marbled edges and endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. A very good, crisp copy. First edition in English of HerderÕs monumental work on historiography, Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit, in which he outlines astronomy, geomorphology, plant and animal life and the special characteristics of the human species, as well as the influence of geography and climate on history. See also Thompson, History of Historical Writing, II, pp. 134-5. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Law Dictionary. c. 1800. 518 pages

      1800. English Manuscript Law Dictionary [Manuscript]. [Great Britain]. [Law Dictionary]. [Great Britain, c. 1800]. 518 pp. Quarto (9-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary reversed calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece (reading M.S.S. Notes Vol. 2) to spine, marbled endpapers. Rubbing to extremities with some wear, chipping to spine ends, a few scuffs and stains to boards, corners bumped. Text to 136 pages. Light toning to interior, dampstaining and minor to a few leaves. Early owner signature in different hand (of Edw. Jones, June 1803) to front pastedown. * With index. Probably compiled around 1800, this is the second volume of a manuscript law dictionary with entries from M to W. The eleven-page index lists the content of both volumes. The definitions reflect the practice of the late-eighteenth century. The inclusion of such entries as "Gavelkind," "Vicar" and "Waste" shows it is an English manuscript. The content appears to have been commonplaced from lecture notes. The handwriting, though perfectly legible, is not especially neat; it contains occasional cross-outs and changes. Some entries appear to be incomplete; other headings have no content at all. This manuscript and its companion volume may have been a set of working notes for a fair copy..

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        [Il Creso]. Three arias from the opera in manuscript score

      [ca. 1800]. Folio. Sewn. [7], [i] (blank), [6], [ii] (blank), [8] pp. Notated in black ink on 10-stave paper. Contains three arias from the opera, each beginning on the first page of a signature: "So che fedele non e quel core," 3/8, E major, Lento ma not tanto, credited "Nel Creso" to upper left corner of first page and "Del Sig: Sacchini" to right; "Tergi il pianto idolo," 2/4, B-flat major, Largo, credited "nel Creso" to upper left corner of first page; "Ah mio cor cha mai," 2/4, E-flat major, Lento, credited "nel Creso" to upper right corner of first page. Vocal part notated in G clef throughout; characters not indicated. Bass part of "So che fedele non e quel core" without figures. Slightly worn and soiled; edges slightly frayed with minimal loss not affecting music; final leaf of first aria torn at lower edge. . Sacchini's opera seria Il Creso, to a libretto by Gioacchino Pizzi, was first staged at the Teatro S. Carlo in Naples on November 4, 1765. It was revived at the King's Theatre in London in 1774 (prompting the publication mentioned above) and again, under the new title of Euriso, in 1781. The RISM database lists, as excerpts, nine manuscript copies of "So che fedele non e quel core," five of "Tergi il pianto," and three of "Ah mio cor." A manuscript copy of the aria "So che fedele non e quel core," tentatively dated "ca. 1800," is part of the Ricasoli Collection at the University of Louisville Music Library (RISM-A/II-000124619); it notates the vocal part in C1 (soprano) clef. Three volumes of "The Favourite Songs in the Opera Creso" were published by Bremner in London in 1774 (RISM S112 and 113). One would expect the complete manuscript scores of the opera to also include the three arias. Interestingly, the complete manuscript score of the opera at the Naples conservatory (no. 226933, accessible at IMSLP), tentatively dated 1776, does not include any of them. There is an aria "Ah, mio cor" in act 2, but the music is completely different although the keys are the same. The other two arias of the present volume do not have any counterpart in the score. The copy at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, is not accessible online.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Junge Frau bei der Handarbeit, vor einem Bett sitzend.

      - Pinsel in Grau, über Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: H blum. 38,7:24,3 cm. Papier im linken Rand unten etwas ungleich gerissen und mit Löchlein, leicht fleckig. Vergleichsliteratur: Ausst. Katalog: 3 x Tischbein und die europäische Malerei um 1800. Kassel/Leipzig/München, 2005, Nr. 48. Möglicherweise handelt es sich um ein Bildnis der älteren Tochter Tischbeins, Wilhelmine Caroline Amalie Tischbein (1757-1839), die selbst Malerin war, und dürfte um 1775/80 zu datieren sein. Die Dargestellte wird in ihrem privaten Umfeld gezeigt.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Portrait. Bildnis in Halbfigur in einem Sessel, Hintergund mit einer Tapisserieszene. Kupferstich in Punktiermanier von Carl Hermann Pfeiffer nach dem Gemälde von Friedrich Tischbein.,

      Nürnberg, verlegt bei J.Fr. Frauenholz, datiert 1800. - Format (Platte): 387 x 278 mm. Blattgröße: 513 x 360 mm. *Nagler 71. Eines der schönsten graphischen Bildnisse des großen deutschen Dichters der Aufklärung Christoph Martin Wieland nach dem Gemälde von Tischbein. - Der Kupferstecher Carl Pfeiffer (1769-1829) war ein in Frankfurt geborener Kupferstecher, tätig in Wien, er fertigte eine große Zahl von Blättern, hauptsächlich in der beliebten englischen Punktiermanier. "Sehr zahlreich sind seine Bildnisse, die teilweise in grossem Formate dargestellt und sehr schätzbar sind . Von einigen gibt es Abdrücke ohne Schrift und solche mit Nadelunterschrift (Nagler, Bd. 12, S. 359). - Ganz ausgezeichneter, atmosphärischer Druck mit breitem Rand um die Plattenkante. - Winziges Nadellöchlein im oberen weißen Plattenrand, Außenränder minimal angestaubt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Album of exceptional watercolours of members of the Chinese court and of various tradesmen and occupations]

      [Canton 1800 - (15 x 12 1/2 inches). 141 watercolours, on thin paper, nearly all captioned in ink in Chinese in the lower right corner, each tipped to a sheet of wove paper. (A few repaired tears). Mid-nineteenth century citron half morocco over marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled edges Provenance: Lady Anne Cowdray, Dunecht House, Aberdeenshire (armorial bookplate) An extraordinary album of early Chinese export watercolours of the highest quality. Beginning in the late 18th century, centred on the treaty port of Canton, there existed a thriving trade in ethnographical watercolours executed by local Chinese artists and sold to the western merchants and travellers. The best known result of this trade is William Mason's Costume of China , first published in London in 1800, which is illustrated with 60 hand-coloured aquatints adapted from a series of original watercolours by Pu-Qua of Canton. It was common for the local artists, including Pu-Qua, to work from a set series of models. The present album includes a number of compositions that are from the same set of models as those used by Pu-Qua, but they include more detail and more of the trade-associated paraphernalia than are shown in the images as published in Mason's work. This suggests that they were not copied from Mason but were after another more detailed source, or were unique compositions by the artist based on a similar series of models. Importantly, these watercolours are of a uniformly higher quality than usually encountered and represent not only a wide-array of occupations but also members of the highest echelon of Chinese society. The detailing on the costumes worn by these members of the royal court is breathtaking, with copious use of gilt. Later collections of Chinese export watercolors were routinely executed on less expensive pith paper, whereas the present watercolours are on high quality tissue and are larger in size than those typically encountered. The album represents an earlier, more prestigious style of export watercolor paintings specifically meant for wealthy Europeans. These are Chinese watercolors of the highest quality, designed and executed to the highest standards. The album was once owned by Annie Pearson, Viscountess Cowdray (1881-1931), Steward of Colchester and wife of Lord Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray. Cf. Crossman, The China Trade (Princeton: 1972); cf. Clunas, Chinese Export Watercolours (London: 1984). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man; Translated from the German of John Godfrey Herder, by T. Churchill

      London: Printed for J. Johnson… 1800 First edition in English of Herder's monumental work on historiography, Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit, in which he outlines astronomy, geomorphology, plant and animal life and the special characteristics of the human species, as well as the influence of geography and climate on history. . Contemporary diced calf, professional rebacked with old spine laid down. Gilt spine with old brown morocco label stating "Churchill's History of Man." Marbled edges and endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. Quarto. A very good, crisp copy. Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) studied under Kant at Königsberg. Another major influence was Goethe, who in 1776 helped him to obtain the post of court chaplain to Weimar, which led to his appointment as head of the Lutheran state church of the duchy. He wrote several significant works. His treatise on language, Abhandlung über den Ursprung der Sprache (1772) is listed in Printing and the Mind of Man. But Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit is genereally considered his masterpiece. "Notwithstanding his important contributions to other fields, it is for his philosophy of history that Herder is chiefly known and remembered today…[The present work] is a curious and in some ways contradictory work. On one hand, it reflects certain dominant Enlightenment interests; theological and progressivist notions of historical development appear in it, and Herder showed respect for such humanistic ideals as freedom and social improvement. At the same time its chief interest lies precisely in the manner in which it departs from various prevailing trends of Enlightenment thought. Not only does it exhibit a range and erudition that, considering the period of writing, is astonishing…it is also packed with original and imaginative suggestions for the reinterpretation of the human past and contains a great deal of trenchant criticism of the historiography of the time…Herder's conception of history exercised an important influence upon the course taken by subsequent historiography. Furthermore, some of his ideas are to be found, reformulated and elaborated, in later speculative systems and theories of the kind propounded by Hegel and Oswald Spengler…" (Patrick Gardner in Encyclopedia of Philosophy) "…he helped to found the historical school in literature and science, for it was only after an excessive and sentimental interest in primitive human culture had been awakened that this subject would receive the amount of attention which was requisite for the genetic explanation of later developments. This historical idea was carried by Herder into the regions of poetry, art, religion, language, and finally into human culture as a whole. It colours all his writings and is intimately connected with some of the most characteristic attributes of his mind, a quick sympathetic imagination, a fine feeling for local differences, and a scientific instinct for seizing the sequences of cause and effect" (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 13th edition).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        OBERAUDORF. - Tracht. "Baierische Volkstrachten. von Audorf". Junges Bauernpaar in der typischen Tracht, stehend am Weg vor Bauernhäusern.

      - Altkol. Aquatinta bei Herzberg, Augsburg, um 1800, 19,5 x 15 cm. Oben mit schmalem Rändchen um die Plattenkante. Farbfrisch!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A View of the Origin and Conduct of the War with Tippoo Sultaun; Comprising a Narrative of the Operations of the Army under the Command of Lieutenant-General George Harris, and of the Siege of Seringapatam

      London: Bulmer and Co. - G. and W. Nicol, Bookseller to His Majesty 1800 - Prunkvolle private HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung, xxiii+265+clxxii Seiten mit Frontispizporträt, 5 gefalteten Tafeln, 1 gefalteten gestochenen Abbildung, 4° (22,5 x 28 cm), Decke etwas berieben (vor allem an den Ecken) und leicht fleckig, blau bedrucktes Vorsatzpapier, Schildchen von Privat-Bibliothek in der Vorsatzecke, innen sehr guter Zustand, leicht vergilbt, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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