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        Blick von der Villa Costaguti vor Rom auf die Kirche St.Giovanni Laterano und St. Marie - Majeure, "Vue de l'eglisede St. Iean Lateran et celle de St. Marie Majeure . Porte Pie à Rome".

      - Kupferstich v. Francois Morel (Francesco Morelli) n. Jakob Philipp Hackert b. Georg Hackert, um 1800, 29,6 x 44,8 Mit folgender Dedication: "Dediée à Son Excellence Monsieur le Prince Youssoupoff . de la Cour Imperiale de Russie". - Das Blatt fachgerecht angerändert und mehrere kleine randliche Einrisse restauriert.

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        Observations on the Manners and Customs of the Egyptians, the Overflowing of the Nile and its Effects.

      London, Stockdale, 1800. - 4to. 139, (5) pp. With folding engr. map. Later cloth. First edition. - Includes observations "on the Plague in Egypt", "on the Overflowing of the RIver Nile, and the Qualities of its Water", "on the Climate and Seasons of the Year in Egypt", and "on the Situation of Egypt relative toi commercial Advantages", as well as "A Specimen of Turkish Justice, or, rather, of that of the Mamelucks in Egypt". John Antes was a missionary of the Moravian Church resident in Egypt from 1770 to 1781. He "produced this work in answer to those of Savary and Volney" (Blackmer). - Some foxing to title page. This copy is from the collection of the author's descendants, with several inscriptions on the flyleaf. Later in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Atabey 25. Blackmer 36. Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 38. Blake 16. OCLC 4415058. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Collection of 14 signed, mostly autograph letters].Toulon, 1842-1849. 8vo and 4to. Letters in black and brown ink on paper (11 with the "prefecture maritime" letterhead), 1 with its original envelope and 3 originally folded, addressed and sealed for posting without an envelope.

      For Charles Baudin: Howgego, 1800-1850, B16 (see also B17). Collection of 14 signed letters, all but 3 autographs, written by Charles Baudin (1792-1854) and dated 1842-1849, when he served as Maritime Prefect at Toulon. He was one of the leading naval figures of the 19th century, whose naval service, mostly as Vice Admiral, began under Napoleon Bonaparte and ended in the early days of the Second Empire. Charles Baudin lost his right arm in battle in 1808 and had to write with his left hand, leading to the distinctive back-sloped handwriting evident in his signature and the 10 autograph letters. All letters are in good or very good condition. Letters 4, 7 and 14 are very slightly browned and 14 also shows some small stains. Letter 2 has a corner torn off and a small hole (neither affecting the text). A valuable primary source for French naval affairs in the last decade of Louis Philippe I's reign.

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        ILLUSTRAZIONE POPOLARE - + LA GUERRA EUROPEA 1914 - 1916 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO (dal 1869 al 1916) IN 47 VOLUMI TUTTI BEN RILEGATI IN MEZZA PERGAMìENA CON TITOLI IN ORO SU TASSELLI AI DORSI., MILANO 1869 - 1916, Treves Fratelli

      23 x 30, buone rilegature mz. pergamena, ogni fascicolo di pp. 8 - 20 : Annate di pagine 1000 - 1800. Direttore iniziale CARLO D'ORMEVILLE e gerente finale E. BRUNETTI. Notevoli i vari scritti su fatti storici e culturali, ma sopratutto assai interessante ed importante la presentazione di centinaia di incisioni - xilografie (a piena ed anche a doppia pagina) che raffigurano monumenti, personaggi, opere d'arte, fatti di cronaca e di storia italiani e stranieri, VEDUTE CON PARTICOLARI NITIDI DI TANTISSIME CITTA' E PAESI ecc. ecc.'. Notevole l'apparato iconografico degli ultimi volumi sulla prima guerra mondiale. La lunga stroria della rivista si articola cosi' . Il primo numero ece il 7 novembre 1869 - E' BISETTIMANALE ed il titolo è L'ILLUSTRAZIONE POPOLARE. Dal 15 febbraio 1872 diventa settimanale. Dal n. 42 del 15 settembre 1895 compare come sottotitolo GIORNALE PER FAMIGLIE. Dal 13 agosto 1914 la testata viene cambiata in LA GUERRA EUROPEA 1914 - 1916 . con nuova numerazione dei fascicoli dal numero 1 - e cessarà DEFINITIVAMENTE con il numero 125 DELLA GUERRA in data 4 gennaio 1917. Sulla ultima pagina 823 compare in calce la dichiarazione : FINE DEL''ANNATA 1916, DEL VOL. 53 della rivista ILLUSTRAZIONE POPOLARE - LA GUERRA EUROPEA - Questa rarissima colezione "COMPLETA" viene offerta a (a richiesta potremo inviare nuimerose immagini)

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        CITY AND SUBURBS OF CANTON.

      AN EARLY MAP OF CANTON AND ENVIRONS [China n.d.ca 1800] - . Single sheet map, sheet size:30 x 26.5cm., map size: 28 x 23 cm., minor foxing but stable, 3 oldfolds, else excellent early work. OBSCURE AND RARE ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        In an Oasis.

      No place, [c. 1800]. - Red chalk on paper, signed. 23.8 x 20.1 cm. Johann Josef Schindler was a very important Austrian painter, etcher and lithographer at the turn of the 19th century. A student at the Vienna Academy, he became a member in 1818. From 1810 he worked as art teacher. His works can be found in the Austrian Gallery Belvedere and other museums. - In good overall condition; restorations to defective top left corner and of two minor tears at upper edge. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Bd. 9-10: Fische.

      Augsburg, Engelbrechtische Kunsthandlung, 1799/1800 - Kl.8°, Titelkupfer, XLVIII, 352 S., XLIV handkolorierte Kupferstich-Taf.; Titelkupfer, 416 S., LII handkolorierte Kupferstich-Taf. (insgesamt 96 Kupfer, compl., HLdr. der Zeit m. Rückenschild, mit Lesebändchen., Rücken a. Fuss des 1. Bandes m. kleiner Fehlstelle, minimal fleckig. Insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar. Erste Auflage - Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm (1758-1811) war der Sohn des Augsburger Kupferstechers und Kunstverlegers Christian Wilhelm, Inhabers der Martin Engelbrechtschen Kunsthandlung. Er besuchte von 1767 bis 1777 das Gymnasium bei St. Anna, studierte von 1777 bis 1781 in Leipzig Theologie, Philosophie und Philologie bei den Professoren Ernst Platner, Samuel Friedrich Nathanael Morus and Johann August Ernesti. Seit 1781 war er im Dienst der protestantischen Kirche in Augsburg, 1782/83 vertretungsweise auch Lehrer am Gymnasium bei St. Anna. Von 1786 bis 1796 war er Diakon der Barfüßer-Pfarrei, von 1796 bis 1806 Diakon bei St. Jakob und von 1806 bis 1811 Pfarrer der Barfüßer-Pfarrei. Wilhelm war Mitglied mehrerer naturforschender Vereinigungen: ?Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin?, ?Naturforschende Gesellschaft zu Halle?, ?Vaterländische Gesellschaft der Ärzte und Naturforscher Schwabens? und ?Regensburgische Botanische Gesellschaft? Er war ein beliebter Prediger und Verfasser von Artikeln für Kalender, Almanache und Zeitschriften (überwiegend anonym). Seit 1792 Veröffentlichung der Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte im väterlichen Verlag in wöchentlichen Lieferungen, mit Illustrationen von namhaften Augsburger Kupferstechern. Gesamtumfang des Werkes: 25 Bände (mit insgesamt 1469 Abbildungen), 19 Bände von Wilhelm selbst. Ab 1808 Nachdruck bei Pichler in Wien. Ab 1798 französische Übersetzung der ?Insecten? bei Haag in Basel (3 Bde.) 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stolpertus, ein junger Arzt am Krankenbette. Von einem patriotischen Pfälzer. Neue bzw. 2. verbesserte Auflage. 5 Teile in 3 Bänden.

      Mannheim, Schwan und Götz, 1800-42. - (16,5 x 10 cm). Zus. über 1000 S. Mit 5 gestochenen Titelvignetten. Halbleinwandbände der Zeit. Vollständiges Exemplar eines seiner Hauptwerke, Band 5 in erster Ausgabe. Bände 4 und 5 mit abweichenden Untertiteln "der Polizei-Arzt im Gerichtshof der medizinischen Polizeigesetzgebung" bzw. "ein junger Geburtshelfer am Kreißbette". - Mai (1742-1814), Professor für Geburtshilfe in Heidelberg und Leibarzt der Kurfürstin Elisabeth Auguste, "hat sich um die Förderung des Gesundheitswesens in Baden große Verdienste erworben" (Hirsch). - Vereinzelt gering gebräunt bzw. fleckig. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - Hirsch/H. IV, 36

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        Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie: verrykt met driehondert konstplaten, vertoonende de beroemste lantschappen en steden, ook de byzondere dragten, beesten, gewassen en platen, die daer gevonden worden ...Amsterdam, Willem and David Goeree for the author, 1711. Folio in 4s (40 x 25.5 cm). With full-page engraved frontispiece by Bernard Picart, title-page printed in red and black with woodcut vignette, full-page engraved author's portrait, 2 folding engraved maps, 109 engraved plates (13 folding, 55 double-page, 41 full-page) and 36 engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, gilt edges. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.

      Howgego, to 1800, B-177; Klaversma & Hannema 310; Tiele, Bibl. 209. Large-paper copy of the first edition of one of the most richly illustrated accounts of a voyage to Russia, Persia and adjacent countries and territories by the Dutch artist and traveller Cornelis de Bruijn (1652-1726/7). De Bruijn sailed for Archangel in 1701, proceeding to Moscow, where he stayed for over a year. In 1703 he left Moscow, traveling by way of Asia Minor (Turkey) to Persia, where he remained until 1705. After nearly a year in Isfahan, he headed for Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace complex, the ruins of which had his special interest. He spent three months there, carefully drawing the ruins of the palace, the remaining reliefs and cuneiform inscriptions. His drawings of these ruins are the first reliable pictures of this palace to be accessible for Western scholars. Leaving Persia in 1705 he proceeded to India, Ceylon and the East Indies. He returned by much the same route, residing in Persia between 1706 and 1707, visiting, amongst other things, the ruins of Pasaragdes. The plates include large folding views of Moscow and Isfahan (194 x 40.5 cm!), portraits of Samoyeds, as well as many illustrations of local flora and fauna.Browned, some spotting, one plate with some paper torn off (ca. 9 x 2 cm), not affecting the image, some trails of wormholes in the last quires. Binding rebacked (as noted) with the original backstrip laid down and with new headbands. Overall a good copy on large paper.

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        The travels of Sig. Pietro della Valle, a noble Roman, into East-India and Arabia Deserta ... Whereunto is added a relation of Sir Thomas Roe's voyage into the East-Indies. London, printed by J. Macock for John Martin and James Allestry, 1665. Folio. With double-page engraved map and 3 engraved plates (on 2 leaves) and some woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary calf. Rebacked, with parts of the original backstrip laid down.

      ESTC R10032; Howgego, to 1800, D30; Tobler, p. 95; cf. Gurney, "Della Valle, Pietro", in: Encyclopaedia Iranica (online ed.); this edition not in Atabey; Blackmer. First edition in English (of the third part) of Pietro della Valle's renowned Viaggi, describing his travels in India, Arabia and Syria. Della Valle sojourned six years in Persia, returning overland to Europe in 1623. He travelled from Goa (India) to Muscat and through the Arabian Gulf to Basra and from there to Aleppo. His narrative includes a detailed description of the Arabian Gulf. "Della Valle displayed excellent narrative and descriptive skills, powers of acute observation, and a genuinely scholarly breadth of learning. He refused to comment on what he had not witnessed himself or checked against the best authorities ..." (Gurney).Della Valle's account is followed by Thomas Roe's journal. Sir Thomas Roe (ca. 1581-1644) was the first fully accredited English ambassador to the court of the Great Mughal, Jahangir. Roe stayed at the court for nearly three years from 1615 until 1618. He detailedly described daily life at court, which makes his account a major source for the study of Mughal court life, providing interesting details of the character of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. Roe frequently refers to Arabia and includes an account of Islam. The doub-page map shows the Mughal Empire.With contemporary manuscript index on last blank. Bookplate on pastedown. Blanks and pastedowns dirty, some smudges and stains, otherwise in good condition.

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        Münster ('Münster oder Dohm in Strasburg').

      - Kupferstich v. Aloys von Sommerfeld b. Ant. Paterno in Wien, um 1800, 39,5 x 24,5 Unter der Ansicht 2spaltiger Text mit der Geschichte des Münsters. - Selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Drie seer aenmercklijcke reysen nae en door veelerley gewesten in Oost-indien; gedaen van Christophorus Frikius, chirurgijn: Elias Hesse, bergh-schrijver: Christophorus Schweitzer, boekhouder; yeder bysonder, van 't jaer 1675. tot 1686. Utrecht, Willem van de Water, 1694. 4to. Withengraved frontispiece and 7 engraved plates (1 folding), including 2 signed by Casper Luyken, 2 signed by Jan van Vianen and 3 unsigned (1 by Casper Luyken). Contemporary vellum (rebacked).

      Klaversma & Hannema 541; Landwehr & V.d Krogt, VOC 320; South African Bibliography IV, p. 699; STCN (7 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 364; cf. Howgego, to 1800, F75 & S71 & H77; Lach & Van Kley III, pp. 539-542;. Rare first and only edition of the Dutch translation by the prolific Dutch writer Simon de Vries, of the well-known accounts of Frick, Hesse and Schweitzer, three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). The three accounts were all originally published separately in German, before being published here in Dutch a few years later. Another issue was published in 1705 as a "second enlarged and revised edition", but it's actually a reissue of the first edition with new preliminaries and title-page. De Vries's translation of both Frick's and Schweitzer's accounts were in turn translated into English in 1700.The first account is by Christoph Frick (1659-after 1717) and was originally published in in 1692 as Ost-Indianische Räysen und Krieges-Dienste. He served the VOC as a surgeon from 1680 until 1685. Of primary interest is his account of the war with Bantam in 1682.The second account is by Elias Hesse (1659- after 1689) and was first published in 1687 as Ost-Indische Reise-Beschreibung. "In addition to descriptions of Sumatra and the mines, Hesse describes Java, Batavia, and the Malabar coast of India. Some of his descriptions were borrowed from other works - especially the material on India - but much of it was, if not new, at least based on his own observations" (Lach & Van Kley).The third account is by Christoph Schweitzer and was first published in 1688 as Journal- und Tagebuch. After a brief stay on Java, he was assigned to Ceylon, where he spent the remainder of his five-year enlistment. "Much can be learned from Schweitzer's journal about the daily life of VOC soldiers and the society they created in the Dutch outposts" (Lach & Van Kley).Some occasional faint foxing. Binding skilfully rebacked. Very good copy.

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        John Adams grants a large tract of land in Ohio for Revolutionary War service . The document also mentions "...the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the Heathen"

      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 22, 1800. 13.25" x 10.5". "Party-printed Document Signed, ""John Adams,"" as President, 1 page, 13.25"" x 10.5"" on parchment, Philadelphia, April 22, 1800, a grant of 4353 acres of land onto James Morrison. Countersigned, ""Timothy Pickering,"" as Secretary of State. Docketed on verso. Light toning along expected folds, light soiling, else fine condition with a fine embossed presidential seal at bottom left.In June 1796, Congress set aside a large tract of land in what is not East-central Ohio in order to fulfill grants of land promised to veterans of the Revolutionary War. The tract, containing over four thousand acres was located in ""the third quarter of the Ninth Township, in the second Range..."" which is located north of present-day New Philadelphia, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. In light of the original land bounties offered to soldiers and officers (ensigns were normally entitled to only 150 acres), it would appear that Morrison, like many officers, amassed land warrants of their soldiers?"who often sold their land warrants to others rather than undertake the expense and hardship of a westward migration into the wilderness. Wealthier officers amassed claims to thousands of acres of western lands in this manner. The recipient, James Morrison (1755-1823) was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and served with the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment as an Ensign (Beers, History of Tuscarwas County, 1884, 323-24; Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army). According to a published eulogy, Morrison also served at the battles at Saratoga and for some time as a spy. (Horace, A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Col. James Morrison... 1823, 9). At the close of the war, Morrison settled in Pittsburgh and became the first sheriff of Alleghany County. In 1792 he moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he established himself as a merchant. Morrison became a state legislator in 1797 and was soon after appointed by John Adams as Supervisor of Revenue for the District of Kentucky. During the War of 1812, he acted as a supply contractor for Harrison's forces and also served as colonel in the Quarter Master's Department. He was a close friend of Henry Clay who interested Morrison in the financial support of Transylvania University (ibid, 10-13).The lands were granted ""...in pursuance of the act of Congress passed on the first day of June 1796, entitled 'An Act regulating the grants of Land appropriated for Military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the Heathen;' and of the several acts supplementary thereto passed on the second day of March 1799, and on the eleventh day of February and first of March 1800..."" The text of these documents has sometimes been misconstrued as evidence of a form of government support of religion. However the mention of ""the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the Heathen,"" was a legal name of the Christian sect popularly known as the Moravians, who's missionaries had converted a number of Delaware Indians who had settled on the banks of the Muskingum. The enabling legislation was designed to protect the land holdings of these Indians by placing the title of the lands in the names of the United Brethren. "

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        Dresdner Schule um 1800, Bukolische Landschaft, Tusche auf Papier

      - Dresdner Schule um 1800, Bukolische Landschaft, Tusche auf Papier -- Technik: -- Tusche in Grau über Bleistift auf Papier, -- Maße: -- 26,0 x 35,1 cm -- Zustand: -- >Insgesamt gut, leicht unregelmäßig beschnitten. Minimal fleckig, kleiner, retuschierter Fleck am oberen linken Rand. -- Beschreibung: -- Im Laufe des 17. Jahrhunderts entwickelte sich in der Malerei ein Typus der idealen Landschaft, der zwar auf Naturbeobachtung gründete, die Natur aber in ihrer Zufälligkeit für nicht schön genug erklärte. Und so begannen die Künstler, eine idealschöne Natur-kulisse mit den dazugehörigen Gestaltungselementen zu schaffen. Diese Anschauung begann sich zwar im Laufe des 18. Jahrhunderts zugunsten der topographisch genauen Darstellungen zu wandeln, aber erst das 19. Jahr-hundert entdeckte in der realen Gegebenheit eine vollkommene Schönheit. Im Zuge der Italiensehnsucht jener Zeit entstanden Porträts wirklicher Orte, die die Authentizität eines Landschaftseindruckes vermitteln sollten. Der Schöpfer unseres Blattes, ein Vertreter der Dresdner Schule, scheint diese Auffassung zu teilen. Seine kulissenartig aufgebaute Komposition greift noch zu den klassischen Gestaltungselementen: Dunkel aufgefasste Bäume links und rechts, sowie das schräg verlaufende Flussufer am unteren Rand des Bildes machen einen Blick in die Weite frei. Eine junge Hirtin, die gerade ihre Schafe und Ziegen aus der Scheune führt, und der am Ufer sitzende Angler weisen noch Staffagecharakter auf. Insgesamt ist dem Künstler aber die Wiedergabe der Stimmung viel wichtiger als die Konstruktion des Idealen. Indem er der Landschaft eine kontrastreiche Tonalität verleiht, die sie sonnendurchflutet und heiter erscheinen lässt, bringt er seine Naturempfindung zum Ausdruck. --

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        Fernsicht, i. Vgr, mittig Hardenstein, "Aussicht von einer Höhe bey Herbede an der Ruhr nach dem Hause Hardenstein und der Herrlichkeit Witten".

      - kol. Kupferstich v. D. Berger n. J.C. Huber, um 1800, 25 x 39 Westfalia Picta, Bd. II, S. 261. - Blick ins Ruhrtal von Herbede nach Witten. Mittig das schon ruinöse Haus Hardenstein, rechts daneben - in den Abhängen der Ruhr - zwei Stollenmundlöcher vom Kohlentageabbau.

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        London Almanack for the year of christ 1801.

      London Company of Stationers () 1800 - 5,7 x 3,4 cm. 10 n. n. Bll. mit 1 Titelvign., 1 Kopfvign. und 1 gest. Ansicht über 4 Seiten (View of Guilford Street from Quenn Square). Maroquin d. Zt. rot und blau, Goldbordüre und Rückengoldpr. im gleichgestalteten Lederschuber. (Schuber etw. stärker berieben, Buch weitgehend ordentlich, letzte Seite mit altem Besitzerstempel). With engraved title vignett, 1 head vignette and 1 engraved view extending over 4 pages. Marocco in red and blue, marbled endpapers. 2,24 x 1,34 inches. Buch

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        [In Arabic script: cheragh haa rewshenaaa der asewl pezeshekea = Illumination of the fundamentals of medicine].Tabriz (Iran), Dar al-Tabae [State Printing Office], 1271 AH [= 1854/55]. Folio (34 x 21 cm). A wholly lithographed book in nashk Arabic script, with 3 title-pages, 56 lithographed anatomical illustration plates, a page of floral and arabesque decoration serving as a divisional "title", and the 1st and 2nd title-pages each followed by 2 text pages with elaborate floral and arabesque borders, the first page headed by the crowned Iranian emblem. Contemporary blind-tooled light brown goatskin.

      For lithography in Iran: Encyclopaedia Iranica; for the author: Hormoz Ebrahimnejad, Medicine, Public Health, and the Qâjâr State, p. 51, and ibid., Medicine in Iran ... 1800-1925, (2014), note 131 on p. 190. Very rare first (and only?) edition of an extensive Persian-language medical handbook by Mirza Mohammad-Vali, chief physician of the army under the fourth Qajar Shah, Nasar al-Din (reigned 1848-1896). It is a pioneering work of Iranian printing, which introduced European anatomical illustration to Persian physicians and helped to promote the study of European medicine, primarily in the army. While the book provides a broad introduction to medicine in general, its most remarkable feature is the collection of anatomical illustrations: 56 lithographed plates showing human skeletons and bones; muscles, tendons and ligaments; internal organs (male and female); and the respiratory, nervous and circulatory systems. They are based on European models such as Vesalius, Scarpa and Fabrici.Bound differently than the pagination suggests, with the first two series of page numbers combined to form a single subdivision. Slightly browned and with a small restoration in the decoration of the main title-page but still in good condition. A half dozen pages are slightly dirty and there is an occasional minor marginal defect. The binding is slightly worn and much of the decoration of the inlaid parchment is lost, but the binding remains structurally sound. A rare and remarkable Iranian lithographic medical work, with 56 anatomical plates.

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        "A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant and part of France; made in the autumn of 1789, 2 delen, Londen: T. & I. Egerton, 1790".

      "4º: geb. in 2 halfkunstleren banden, 16 + 213 + 6 + 209 p., ill. (op de 2 titelpagina's vignetten in aquatint, 2 etsen en 43 aquatinten). Goed exemplaar Lit: Jacobsen Jensen 205; Landwehr Col plates 321; Abbey 184; Cox p. 159; Lipperheide Gb 35; Brunet III 457; Graesse III 428".Eerste druk van een beroemd boek. Samuel Ireland (overleden 1800) was een Engelse handelaar in prenten en tekeningen en was zelf ook tekenaar en graveur. Hij bezocht ons land in 1789 en beschrijft in zijn reisverslag: Hellevoetsluis, Brielle, Vlaardingen, Schiedam, Delfshaven, Pijnacker, Rotterdam, Dordrecht, Delft, Rijswijk, 's Gravenhage, Scheveningen, Leiden, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Buiksloot, Broek, Zaandam, Nieuwersluis, Loenen, Maarssen, Utrecht, Zeist, Vianen, Gorinchem, Breda en Bergen op Zoom. De tekst is geschreven in de vorm van een serie brieven aan de Engelse oudheidkundige Francis Grose (ca. 1730 - 1791). Ireland heeft veel aandacht voor kunst, architectuur en verzamelingen. De fraaie aquatinten zijn naar tekeningen van Ireland zelf en zijn voor het grootste deel gegraveerd door Cornelis Apostool, de latere custos van het Trippenhuis. De prenten zijn alle voorzien van een onderschrift en hebben alle de datum van publicatie: 1 mei 1790. Van het huidige Nederland bevat het boek de volgende aquatinten: Hellevoetsluis, Brielle, Rotterdam 2x (Maas en standbeeld + huis Erasmus), Dordrecht, Delft, Rijswijk, Den Haag 2x (gezicht op stad, Huis ten Bosch), Scheveningen, Leiden 2x ("Entrance to Leyden" (= waarschijnlijk Leidschendam) en Oude Rijn), halfweg Leiden-Haarlem, Haarlem 3x (gezicht op stad, Paviljoen Welgelegen, huis Wouwerman), Amsterdam 2x (Amstelgezicht en Herengracht), Broek, Noord-Hollandse klederdracht, Zaandam, Utrecht, Vianen (veerhuis), Gorinchem 2x ("zwaan ferry" en veerboot), Breda en Bergen op Zoom.

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        Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes, fait par ordre du gouvernement, sur les corvettes le Géographe, le Naturaliste et la goëlette le Casuarina, pendant les années 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; historique.Paris, (printed by Lebel for) Arthus Bertrand, 1824. 4 text volumes (8vo) and 1 atlas volume (folio). With lithographed portrait of François Péron; the atlas with engraved title-page and 68 (27 hand-coloured) lithographed plates, maps and charts, including a double-page map of Australia. Contemporary gold-tooled red half sheepskin.

      Ferguson 978 and 979; Davidson, pp. 108-110; Howgego, 1800 to 1850, B18, F32, and P21; Wantrup 82. Second and improved edition of the famous account of the French Baudin expedition to Australia in the years 1800-1804. The objective of the expedition, commanded by Captain Baudin, was to thoroughly examine the Australian south coast in order to find the strait that supposedly divided New Holland into two almost equal islands. Baudin, a sick man, was in no condition to command such a strenuous and ambitious voyage, and Péron, the naturalist of the expedition, bitterly criticized his conduct. Baudin surveyed the coast westward from Wilson's Promontory, met Mathew Flinders in Encounter Bay and sailed for Sydney where he stayed for six months. Here Baudin sent the ship Le Naturaliste to Europe, purchased the Casuarina and put Freycinet, the expedition's cartographer, in command of her. The expedition proceeded along the west coast, and sailed to Mauritius by way of Timor. Baudin died in Mauritius in 1803, and Freycinet left the Casuarina on the island and returned to France.The present narrative, begun by Péron and finished by Freycinet, contains a valuable account of life in Sydney, as well as important descriptions of the natural history of the Australia's west coast, which destroyed the myth that this part of Australia was completely arid and desolate. The atlas includes two fine views of Sydney, a beautiful depiction of the platypus, fine portraits, as well as several excellent charts drawn by Freycinet. "The journals of the voyage are among the finest items of Australiana ever published" (Davidson). A very good set.

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        Franska Capitainens och Riddarens Jean François de Survilles upptåckts-resa i Söderhafvet.Nyköping, J.P. Hammarin, 1795. With woodcut head-pieces. With: (2) MUNTER, Frederic. Utdrag af Prof. Fridric Munters resa genom Neapel, åren 1785 och 1786.Upsala, Joh. Fr. Edman, 1794. (3) ADANSON, Michel. Adanson's resa til Senegal.Upsala, Joh. Fr. Edman, 1795. 3 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary gold-tooled tanned half sheepskin.

      Ad 1: Howgego, to 1800, S194; cf. Cox II, p. 309 (both Crozet ed. 1783); Hill, p. 72; ad 3: Howgego, to 1800, A12; cf. Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 2883. Interesting sammelband of three travel accounts in Swedish. Ad 1: The first work, the voyage of Jean François de Surville (1717-1770) to the South Pacific (1769) is especially interesting. Crozet published a selection from his account soon after the voyage, in 1783. Our Swedish edition is translated from Georg Forster's "Des Französischen Schiffkapitans J.F. de Surville's Reise in das Sudmeer", in Magazin von Merkwürdigen Neuen Reisebeschreibungen, 17 (1793). In 1769-1770 De Surville undertook his famous Pacific expedition with the ship the Jean-Baptiste, with the intention to locate the fabled "Davis Island" or an alternative southern continent, for trade purposes. Ad 2: The second part of the convolute comprises an extract of a voyage to Italy in the years 1785 to 1786, by Frederik Christian Carl Henrik Munter, professor of theology in Kopenhagen. The work was first published in Danish under the title Efterretninger om begge Sicilierne, samlede paa en reise i disse lande i aarene 1785 och 1786 (Copenhagen, 1788-1790) and a German translation appeared in 1790.Ad 3: The third work, on Adanson's voyage to Senegal, is also of interest, for it was the first scientific voyage undertaken to that country. The French botanist Michel Adanson (1727-1806) studied the habits and customs of the natives in Senegal for four years, from 1749 to 1753, giving special attention to its natural history. The account of his voyage and explorations was published for the first time in 1757 as the first part of his famous Histoire Naturelle du Sénégal. The present, very rare edition is a Swedish translation of the original French text, by an unidentified translator. Apart from his scientific work, Michel Adanson is also considered a pioneer anti-slavery campaigner for the regions of French interest in West Africa.Good copies of 3 rare popular editions.

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        Histoire Naturelle de la Rose

      Paris: l'Impremerie de Vatar-Jouannet, 1800. 8vo. (7 x 4 inches). Engraved folding plate. Folding letterpress table. Errata leaf bound preceding the half-title. Uncut. Original pink paper wrappers Unsophisticated and uncut, in original wrappers. In this work, Guillemeau, a French physician and naturalist, describes several varieties of roses and their cultivation and provides classification based on Lamarck. The work also includes a chapter on the medicinal uses of roses, as well as receipes using rose water, oil, vinegar and syrups. The final chapter discusses the literary lore of the rose, and includes original poetry by the author celebrating the flower. Pritzel 3643; Stock 1102; Johnston 660.

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        TA., Dahlheim, "Das Nonnen kloster Dahlheim, Cisterzienser Ordens. zwischen Mainz und dem 1/2 Stunde von Mainz gelegnen Dorf Zaghlbache gestiftet anno 1230 und aufgelöst 1802 die Gebäulichkeiten wurden in der folge abgerissen".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich n. Franz Graf Kesselstadt, um 1800, 13,5 x 18 Selten, wie alle Ansichten des Grafen von Kesselstadt.

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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.

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        Wallenstein. Ein dramatisches Gedicht.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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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        LAUSANNE. Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe, im Hintergrund der Genfer See, vorne drei Landleute mit einem Kind, links eine Kutsche.

      - Gouache, "gez. und gemalt v. J. Heinr. Bleuler in Feuerthalen bei Schaffhausen", um 1800, 42 x 61 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. IV, S. 115. - Johann Heinrich Bleuler (Zollikon 1758 - 1823 Feuerthalen) ist besonders bekannt für seine Gouachen (meist über Radierung oder Aquatinta) und Schweizer Ansichten. - Im Himmel links gering berieben. Mit grau gouachierter Umrandung. Alt in Waschgoldleiste gerahmt. - Sehr dekorative, farbfrische Gouache.

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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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