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        Picturesque Views, with An Historical Account of the Inns of Court, in London and Westminster

      London: Printed by C. Clarke and Published By R. Faulder and J. Egerton 1800. xvi., 254, errata leaf. 21 sepia aquatints of the Inns of Court. Bound in a very pleasant full tan calf executed by Baytun Riviere. Black and red title labels, and compartments filled with a leaf and berry design. Gilt lines to the boards, with a leaf and berry design towards the corners between lines. Blind stamped vine-leaf border panel in the middle of each board. Gilt inner-dentelles, and all edges gilt, 236 mm tall. A beautiful volume. Samuel Ireland was the father of the Shakespeare forger W. H. Ireland. . Near Fine. Gilt-decorated Calf. First Edition. 1800. Small 4to.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        Early 19th Century Rhode Island Company Receipt Book.

      Providence, Rhode Island: 1800-1801. Rectangular small 8vo, (8" x 5"), split calf, receipt book 1801 written on cover some faded writing on other cover, about 85 leaves. Top cover detached, rear almost detached, covers worn, small pasted label on pastedown, a few pages slightly loose, some aging and browning, and a little staining, but internally very good overall. Interesting early Rhode Island business receipt book for the Jacob Whitman & Co. Based in Providence, Whitman appears to be an auctioneer. Consignors used Whitman to sell a broad range of items, including tobacco, tea, old cloths, chairs, soap and even chocolate. Most of the writing is legible (some more than others), and many consignors signed the book to acknowledge receipt of payment. There are about 85 leaves, and information is recorded on both sides of the page.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        Egypten i historiskt, geographiskt, physicaliskt,

      - vetenskapligt, artistiskt, naturhistoriskt, mercantilistiskt, religiöst, moraliskt och politiskt hänseende. Öfversättning af Göran Löwegren. Götheborg, Samuel Norberg 1800. 8:o. (12),368 s. Samme: Egypten. Förra Fortsättningen, innehållande Syrien och Arabien, i historiskt, geographiskt, physicaliskt, vetenskapligt, artistiskt, naturhistoriskt, mercantilistiskt, religiöst, moraliskt och politiskt hänseende. Af Författaren till Egypten & c. Götheborg, Samuel Norberg 1801. 8:o. (16),432 s. Två vackra samtida halvskinnband i kalv, ryggar med rik förgyllning samt rödbruna och gröna titeletiketter. Övre etiketten första bandet något skadat i kanter. Namnetiketter främre pärms speglar "Tillhör B. W. Bengtsson". Namnteckningar på titelblad Cl. Jornander samt oläsbar. Inlagan delvis bruntonad. 17,5 x 11 cm.*Ytterligare en Fortsättning utkom 1801.[#\57900]

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        Etat des pauvres, ou histoire des classes travaillantes de la sociŽtŽ en Angleterre; extrait de l'ouvrage publiŽ en anglais par Sir Morten-EdenÉpar Larochefoucauld-LiancourtÉ

      Paris: de l'ImprimŽrie de H. Agasse, An VIII de la RŽpublique, [1800]. - A disciple of Adam Smith, Sir Frederick Morton Eden (1766-1809) embarked on his investigation of the living conditions of the poor after witnessing the harsh effects of the high prices brought on by the war in 1794-5. He published his results in three volumes, "the first containing a description of the condition of the laboring classes and an analysis of its causes, the other two the supporting facts in the form of parochial reports on the administration of workhouses and houses of industry, friendly societies, and other charitable organizations, with a lengthy series of appendixes, including tables of prices and wages and a list of works on poverty and its alleviationÉEden's own work, notwithstanding its originality, might now be forgotten if it were not for the invaluable collection of facts attached to it, which can never cease to be of importance. More valuable even than these, however, is the method he adopted of obtaining and systemizing statistically the details of so diffuse a problem; it has proved the basis of sociological investigation ever since" (Printing and the Mind of Man). The translator, Franois Alexandre FrŽdŽric, Duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt (1747-1827), was a liberal French peer and philanthropist. He founded the school of Arts et MŽtiers at Ch‰lons, and the first saving fund in France. He wrote poems, dramas, and historical works, as well as an eight-volume Travels in America (1800). Octavo. [4], 262 pp. Three folding tables. Rebound in half vellum over marbled boards. A very good, uncut copy, with the original wrappers bound in. First French translation, abridged of Eden's State of the Poor, originally published in 1797. Einaudi 1713. Kress B.4119. McCulloch, pp. 285-6. Not in Goldsmiths. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Vermischte Schriften nach dessen Tode aus den hinterlassenen Papieren gesammelt und herausgegeben von Ludwig Christian Lichtenberg und Friedrich Kries. 9 Bde.

      Göttingen, Dieterich 1800-1806.. 8°. Mit 3 gest. Porträts 4 Trachtenkupfern von Daniel Chodowiecki und 10 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Dekorative Halbfranzbände d.Zt. mit Rückengoldprägh. u. roten Rückenschildchen. Farbschnitt. Ecken bestoßen, teils etw. fleckig.. Erste rechtmäßige Gesamtausgabe, vorliegend die seltene Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten. Mit zahlreichen Erstdrucken: Bemerkungen vermischten Inhalts, Physikalische Schriften, die Aphorismen der "Sudelbücher" u.a. - Jung 2001; Goed. IV/1,639,9. Auf dem flieg. Vorsatzblatt der dezente Sammlerstempel des deutschen Autors und Verlegers Ernst Heimeran.

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        Wanderer vor dem Tor einer Schloßanlage., Schwarze Kreide.

      Um 1800. - Verso mglw. Signatur "L. H. M[.]t[.]. Auf Bütten mit angeschnittenem Wasserzeichen "Wappenschild mit Lilie". Stimmungsvolles Motiv eines am Hang liegenden Gebäudes. Der niedrige Betrachterstandpunkt unterstreicht die Erhabenheit der Architektur, die durch ein großes Portal von der Straße aus errreicht werden kann. gewährt ein großes Tor Zugang zu dem Gebäude. Die zarte Strichführung und teils gewischte Partien verleihen dem Blatt Leichtigkeit. Wenige kräftige Linien in der Vegetation am Bildrand sowie in den Figuren im Vordergrund geben der Darstellung Struktur und Tiefe. Verso weitere kleine Studie. Verso mit verblaßtem Sammler- oder Inventarstempel in violett hs. Hinzufügungen "L. 28421, u, 22" von gleicher Hand wie die mgl. Signatur. - Wenige Fleckchen. Sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The History of the Helvetic Confederacy, in Two Volumes (2 vol. set)

      London: W Bulmer & Co 1800 - VG 1st edition 2 volume set in fine calf leather gilt bind with original endpapers. Both are tight copies that include a large fold-out map and some contemporary notes in the margins. All present. (22 x 28cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller for revised P&P costs***

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        View of Port Antonio in the Parish of Portland, - Jamaica.

      London. Pub'd by Messrs. Colnaghi, Sala & Co, April 20th, 1800 - Coloured aquatint with additional hand colouring. Cleaned and restored. Fine condition. 27 x 19in No 2 of a series of 6.

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        A FUNERAL ORATION ON THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON LATE PRESIDENT & COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.DELIVERED AT THE REQUEST OF CONGRESS.TO WHICH IS SUBJOINED, AN EULOGY: BY JUDGE MINOT.

      London. 1800. - [4],28pp. Half title. Printed self-wrappers, not stitched. Light soiling and toning of half title. Minor soiling internally, a bit heavier on final leaf. About very good. Untrimmed and partially unopened. In a half morocco clamshell case. Of the scores of funeral orations delivered on the occasion of George Washington's death, that of Henry Lee (the official oration delivered in Congress) is the most famous and memorable. In it he coins and delivers the ringing phrase that Washington was "first in war - first in peace - and first in the hearts of his countrymen." Reprinted many times in many versions, this is the first London printing of Lee's oration. Lee, popularly known as "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, was personally summoned by Washington in 1776 to join the Continental Army, and he served Washington faithfully and well during the Revolution. Lee was a Federalist Representative from Virginia when Washington died in late 1799, and was assigned the task of drafting a congressional resolution commemorating the great leader. In that resolution, and a few days later in this address delivered to both houses of Congress in Philadelphia on Dec. 26, 1799, Lee pronounced his famous phrase, placing Washington firmly at the head of the pantheon of American leaders. Lee recalls Washington's military service in the French and Indian War, recounts his many triumphs in the Revolution, and his service as president. He declares: ".the founder of our federate republic - our bulwark in war, our guide in peace, is no more.[but] his fame survives! bounded only by the limits of the earth, and by the extent of the human mind. He survives in our hearts, in the growing knowledge of our children, in the affection of the good throughout the world; and when our monuments shall be done away; when nations now existing shall be no more; when even our young and far-spreading empire shall have perished, still will our Washington's glory unfaded shine, and die not, until love of virtue cease on earth, or earth itself sinks into chaos." Lee's pronouncement that Washington is "first in war - first in peace - and first in the hearts of his countrymen" is second only to the idea of Washington as "father of his country" in the popular lexicon and mythology of Washington. Lee's funeral oration is a fundamentally important document in the shaping of George Washington's image in American culture, and in the apotheosis of Washington. Also included in this London printing is George Minot's eulogy on Washington, delivered in Boston at the request of the town's "Committee of Arrangements." Minot's speech, urging his fellow citizens to carry on following Washington's example, is also highly regarded. STILLWELL, WASHINGTON EULOGIES 137. ANB 13, pp.372-74. SABIN 39749. ESTC T141505.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        History of America

      Cadell and Davies, London 1800 - Four Volumes (8 5/8 x 5 1/8), bound in contemporary tree calf, expertly rebacked in modern calf, raised bands with red and black morocco labels, marbled endpapers. Two bookplates on front pastedown of each volume. Corners of each volume very worn, as are the leading edges of each board. Text very clean, folding maps intact. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Mercure britannique ; ou Notices historiques et critiques sur les affaires du tems.

      Londres, W. et C. Spilsbury, Hambourg, Fauche, 1798-1800, - 5 tomes en 4 forts vol. in-8, VIII-596, 524, 522-[8] et 517-254 pp., demi-basane fauve, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, tranches citron (reliure moderne). Bel exemplaire. Edition originale de chacun des volumes, ce qui n'est pas si courant. Collection complète de ce quasi-périodique, avec ses 36 numéros, d'août 1798 à mars 1800. Il s'agit plus d'un ouvrage de circonstance prolongé que d'un véritable journal : Mallet du Pan en est l'unique auteur, et les trois premiers numéros contiennent une réédition de l'Essai historique sur la destruction de la ligue et de la liberté helvétiques, qui avait paru séparément. Ceci dit, c'est l'un des ouvrages les mieux rédigés et les plus pertinents qui ait été composé sur la politique tant intérieure qu'extérieure du Directoire. Les derniers numéros contiennent une analyse du 18 brumaire et des débuts du Consulat. Mais la mort empêcha Mallet du Pan d'en poursuivre la rédaction. Hatin, p. 282. Cioranescu, XVIII, 42081. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      W[eimar], 20. VIII. 1800. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen "lieben Freund": "Hier übersende ich Ihnen die Antwort des Geh. Rath Schmidt [d. i. Johann Christoph Schmidt, Jugendfreund Klopstocks und seit 1788 Goethes Nachfolger als Geheimer Rat]. Vieleicht kommen Sie einen dieser Tage herein u. berichtigten das Geschäfte mit ihm selbst. [L]eben sie recht wohl, empfehlen mich Ihrer beherrscherinn u. tirannin [!] zu Gnaden u. behalten mich lieb [.]". - In der Nachschrift heißt es: "Etl. landes leute haben am vorigen Sonnabend [.] eine box parthie mit hiesigen bauern abgehandelt wo es gewaltige beulen gesezt hat. Hoffentl. werden die Herren nicht klagen, dergl. Dinge muß mann galant verschmerzen wenn mann sich in die verlegenheit gesezt hat".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Design for a Stone Bridge to admit Shipping to pass under its centre arch with views of the proposed embankments of fire-proof warehouses above them

      London 1800 - One of the famous proposed designs of Stone Bridge over the Thames in London, by the famous architect and engineer., Image Size : 555x710 (mm), 21.875x27.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 587x750 (mm), 23.125x29.5 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        The Prudent Housewife, or Compleat English Cook; Being the newest Collection of the most genteel and least expensive Recipes in every Branch of Cookery, viz. Going to Market; for Roasting, Boiling, Frying, Hashing, Stewing, Broiling, Baking, and Fricasseeing. Also, for Making Puddings, Custards, Cakes, Cheese Cakes, Pies, Tartsm Ragouts, Soups, Jellies, Syllabubs, &c... Twentieth Edition

      London: Sabine and Son, no. 81 Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, 1800. Octavo, 120 pages. Some woodcut illustrations in the text. Stated twentieth edition. One of the most popular of English eighteenth-century cookbooks. According to the 24th edition of this book, Lydia Fisher was "Late cook and House-keeper to the Duke of Newcastle, Marquis of Rickingham &c. upward of 50 years." The dating of editions of this book is debated, with some early catalogue entries placing most of the twenty-five printings prior to 1800, and more recent estimates placing many afterwards. This copy has been neatly rebound in paper-covered boards over a brown cloth spine, with a printed paper label. The interior exhibits some foxing and a few small wormholes. Puncture marks from a prior binding are on exhibit in the gutter. Despite the popularity of this work and its many printings, copies remain scarce. [No copies of this edition located; Cagle 684 (12th edition); Bitting, p. 159 (4th ed.); OCLC locates 3 copies (15th, 25th and 24th eds.); and COPAC locates 3 copies].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        Raccolta delle Leggi Emanate Dalla Consulta Legislativa.

      1800 - Laws of a Short-Lived Italian Client State Established by Napoleon [Genoa (Republic)]. [Ligurian Republic]. Raccolta delle Leggi Emanate Dalla Consulta Legislativa della Repubblica Ligure, Dai 9. Iuglio Anno 4. Giorno Della di Lei Installazione. Coll' Ordine de Tempi, E Coll' Indice in Fine. Genoa: Dalla Stamperia Franchelli Piazza, 1800-1801. Four parts in three volumes. Pages 49-52 and 57-64 in Volume III supplied in facsimile. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Original thick-paper publisher wrappers, printed title labels to spines, untrimmed edges. Some shelfwear and light soiling, minor rodent damage to first 20 leaves of Volume I. Light toning to text, internally clean. * Only edition. The Ligurian Republic was a short-lived French client state formed by Napoleon on 14 June 1797. It consisted of the old Republic of Genoa and the small Imperial fiefs owned by the House of Savoy inside its territory. Its first Constitution was promulgated on 22 December 1797, establishing a Directorial republic. It was annexed by France in June 1805. Its first collection of laws was published in 1798-1799; its last in 1803. OCLC locates 1 copy of the 1800-01 compilation worldwide (at Princeton Unversity). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 10:309. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO, BY CAPTAIN BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO, ONE OF THE CONQUERORS. WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1568

      London: Printed for J. Wright, 1800. 514 pages + errata leaf. With engraved frontispiece map, titled "A Plan of the City and Lake of Mexico with an elevation of an Ancient Temple." Quarto, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Paper spine, blue boards, paper label. Uncut and in original binding. First English language edition. A spectacular copy, completely original and in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Margolis & Moss ABAA/ILAB]
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        Systeme des Connaissances Chimiques, et de leurs applications aux phénomènes de la nature et de l'art.

      Paris, An IX-X 1800-01. - First Octavo edition, published simultaneously with an edition in quarto format. Contemporary vellum, gilt lettered spine-labels, 10 volumes in 5. With the stamped signatures of Fourcroy and the publisher on verso of titles for authentication purposes, and the publisher's voucher for the separately published index tipped in Volume I. Institutional stamps on titles, generally very clean. Fourcroy's magnum opus. Fourcroy was one of the earliest converts to the views of the modern chemist Antoine Lavoisier, which he diffused through his own extensive writings. However, Fourcroy was as much a teacher as he was an investigator, and his name appears on a large number of chemical and physiological memoirs. He helped establish schools for both primary and secondary education. Scientific studies were especially provided for. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Systême des connaissances chimiques et de leurs applications aux phénomènes de la nature et de l'art.

      Baudoin, An IX (1800), Paris, - Dieci volumi in 8°, ognuno di ca. 220 pagg., elegante legatura in mezza pelle moderna con angoli, fregi e titoli oro al dorso, nervi. Edizione originale di questa monumentale opera, che si articola in 8 capitoli: Bases de la science chimique; généralités et introducion - Des corps simples ou indécomposés - Des corps brulés oxides ou acides - Des bases salifiables terreuses et alcalines - Des acides unis aux bases salifiables, ou des sels alcalins et terreux - Des métaux - Des composés organiques végétaux - Des substances animales. L'opera prevedeva un 11° volume di tavole chimiche, assai raro e che fu pubblicato a parte con lo scopo di facilitare la comprensione dell'opera agli studenti della scuola di Parigi. L'Autore (1755-1809) fu uno dei pionieri della chimica organica, celebre per le sue ricerche sull'albumina ed il fosfato. Dopo essersi laureato in medicina, diventò professore di chimica e socio dell'Académie des Sciences. Partecipò alla realizzazione di un sistema razionale di nomenclatura (Méthode de nomenclature chimique) e pubblicò numerose opere di successo. Durante il periodo napoleonico ottenne importanti incarichi politici nel settore dell'istruzione. Non comune opera che fu considerata "Le plus grand monument élevé à la science de la chimie au XVIII siècle" (Michaud, Biographie Générale). Alcune sporadiche gore marginali e qualche pagina lievemente brunita. Ottimo stato. Legature in ordine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ... Novum Testamentum

      [Worcester], 1800. First Edition in America. Full contemp. calf; owners gilt stamp on cover. A very good copy; jts. chafed; some spotting; corner paper loss to p. 95 (NO text loss). 8vo.,The earliest Greek New Testament printed in America. It was edited by Caleb Alexander and printed by I Thomas. The text is based on Bowyer's edition published in the UK in 1794 but, significantly, the editor departed from the original in several instances. This copy bears a gilt stamp across the front cover of I C Whitehead and carries an attractive contemporary ink stamp of a bookseller and stationer on the front pastedown. Evans # 36952; Darlow & Moule, # 4775.

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        DICCIONARIO HISTÓRICO POR CEÁN BERMÚDEZ

      Madrid 1800 - Materia: Diccionario histórico de las bellas artes en España del año 1800 publicado por la Real Academia de San Fernando. Descripción: 6 vols. En 5 tomos. TI: 384 p. T.II: 365 p. TIII: 286 p. T:IV: 397 p. T:V: 353 p. T:VI; 384 p. Encuadernación en holandesa piel con nervios y dorados en el lomo. Estado de conservación: Muy buen estado. La encuadernación es nueva imitando a la del tomo 1 y 2 que estan encuadernados juntos con encuadernación de época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICCIONARIO HISTORICO DE LOS MAS ILUSTRES PROFESORES DE LAS BELLAS ARTES EN ESPAÑA

      - Diccionario histórico de los más ilustres profesores de las Bellas Artes en España.- Madrid. En la Imprenta Viuda de Ibarra, 1800; 6 tomos en 8º pergamino de época uniforme (tomo 5º cortes pintados), 1º, 2 h. - LX-384 pp. 2º, 2h. - 365 pp, 3º, 2 h. - 286 pp. 4º 2 h. - 397 pp. 5º, 2 h. - 353 pp. 6º, 3 h. - 384 pp. Portadas independientes con grabado calcográfico en acero. Palau nº 50756, dice: "Obra excelente, con abundantes datos de primera mano y única en su clase."

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        Innocent Recreation

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

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        A New Chart of the Eastern Straits to China Drawn from the Best Authorities by Wm. Heather. 1800.

      1800 - London: Heather. 1800. Sheet 650 x 925mm. Trimmed into printed border at top. A working sea-chart of the smaller Indonesian islands, divided into two: the upper section covers the Banda Sea, with Sera, and Buru; the lower section shows the Lesser Sunda Islands, including Bali and Flores. Heather specialised in supplying charts to the merchant trade, operating from the Navigation Warehouse at 157 Leadenhall Street, at 'The Sign of the Little Midshipman', a ship's figurehead suspended outside. The premises were immortalised by Charles Dicken's 1846 novel 'Dombey and Son' as the shop kept by Sol Gils: the 'Little Midshipman' was illustrated in the book.

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        THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO.WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1568.

      London: J. Wright, 1800. - viii,514pp. plus engraved plan and errata leaf. Quarto. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked in matching style, leather label. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown. A few spots of foxing, else fine internally. Very good. First English edition of the classic account of the Spanish conquest of Mexico, written by one of Cortes' officers, here translated from the original Spanish by Maurice Keatinge. With a handsome frontispiece plan of the city and lake of Mexico. SABIN 18884. PALAU 72373. ESTC T145951.

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        A Complete Body of Ancient Geography. Neatly Engraved on Thirteen Plates. Containing 1. Orbis Romani, pars Orientalils. 2. Orbis Romani, pars Occidentalis. 3. Orbis Veteribus Notus. 4. Gallia. 5. Italiae. 6. Graeciae. 7. Asiae Minor, et Syriae. 8. Palaestina. 9. Aegyptus. 10. Britannia Romana, by Mr. Horsley. 11. Greciae, pars Septentrionalis. by Mons. de L'Isle.12. Greciae, pars Meridionalis. 13. Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the British Isles, in an intermediate State, between Ancient and Modern Geography, by Mons. D'Anville. The Whole Materially Improved, By Inserting the Modern Names of Places under the Ancient.

      Robert Laurie and James Whittle, London 1800 - Large folio, measuring 22 by 15.5 inches, or 56 by 40 cm, with the 13 maps contained herein all double paged. The maps are copper engraved and hand-colored in outline, most with typical Baroque style, often figurative, cartouches in the corners with the title of the particular map contained therein. The maps are watermarked 1794. They are also printed on a paper with a high rag content and thus well-preserved, with a bit of light toning and only trivial soiling otherwise. A few leaves have a long, narrow light dampstain along a margin, which few would find bothersome. There are a few minor chips and/or tears besides, again not intrusive of the maps proper. Rebacked with modern calf. Otherwise the marbled boards and the corner calf triangles are contemporary. The latter have wear, as do the edges.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        "Grabschrift". Eigenh. Gedicht (23 Zeilen).

      O. O. u. D.. 1½ SS. 4to.. "Des Schwertes und der Krone Trümmer, | Des Lorbeers abgewelkte Blätter, | Die, Wandrer, diesen Hügel decken, | Sie zeigen Dir, wen er umschließt [...]". - Der aus Horatitz (Böhmen) stammende Journalist war seit d. J. 1800 in Wien ansässig und Angestellter beim Hofkriegsrat. Von 1810 bis 1813 redigierte er die "Thalia", 1814 die "Friedensblätter" und wurde Mitarbeiter der "Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur und Mode". "Seit 1817 arbeitete er bei der Wiener Zeitung', deren Gesamtredaktion er bis 1847 innehatte. 1849 wurde er Herausgeber der Tageszeitung Austria'" (DBE). Bernard stand in Briefwechsel mit Beethoven und schrieb die Libretti zu Spohrs "Faust" (1814) und zu Kreutzers "Libussa" (1823). - Stärker fleckig und gebräunt, ein kleiner Einriß im Mittelfalz alt hinterlegt; mit einem kleinen Ausriß am oberen Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Reports from the Select Committee, appointed to inquire into the State of the Public Records of the Kingdom

      London: Printed by Luke Hansard, Great Turnstile, Lincolns-Inn Fields, 1800. Calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, rubbed and showing some wear, but a very good copy The two reports which began the monumental effort to publish England's public records, principally devoted to determining which records had survived and where they were; with twenty full page engravings, many folding, including Magna Carta

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Titan. Vier Bände. Komischer Anhang zum Titan - Zwei Bände in einem. Zusammen fünf Bände.

      Berlin: Buchhandlung des Commerzien-Raths Matzdorff, 1800 - 1803... 1 gestochener Titel, 6 Blätter, davon 1 Blatt Druckfehlerverzeichnis, 516 Seiten; 1 gestochener Titel, 2 Blätter, davon 1 Blatt Druckfehlerverzeichnis für den 2. Band des Anhanges, 200 Seiten; 1 gestochener Titel, 2 Blätter, 430 Seiten, 1 Blatt Druckfehler; 1 gestochener Titel, 1 Blatt, 571 (1) Seiten mit Druckfehlerverzeichnis; 1 Titelblatt, 141 (1) Seiten mit Druckfehlerverzeichnis, 1 Titelblatt, VIII, 216 Seiten. 16,5 x 10,5 cm, grüne zeitgenössische Leinenbände mit Rautenstruktur sowie goledgeprägtem Rückenschmuck und Rückentitel.. Erstausgabe, Wilpert-G.II 17 und 15. - * * *Band 4 hinten verheftet: Nach s. 562 folgt das Blatt mit der Vorrede, dann Sie Seiten 565/6, 563/4, 569/70; 567/8, 1 Blatt Inhaltsverzeichnis, Seite 571 (1). Einbände nur etwas berieben, durchgängig etwas gelbfleckig, Name auf Titelblättern, sonst gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar.

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        Billesdon Coplow, hunt. Monday, February 24th. 1800.

      [Melton Mowbray]: Clementson, printer, Melton, [1800?] - 8vo (215mm), 8p. Drop-head title. Printed on thick paper. Imprint from foot of p. 1 and repeated in the colophon. Late nineteenth century full calf, gilt device on both boards. A fine copy. L in ESTC which does not determine the precedence of the 1800 editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C R Johnson Rare Book Collections (PBFA)]
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        THEATRUM POETARUM ANGLICANORUM: CONTAINING THE NAMES AND CHARACTERS OF ALL THE ENGLISH POETS

      Canterbury, London 1800 - Owned by George Daniel, then Mark Pattison. 203 x 121 mm (8 x 4 3/4"). lxxix, [i], 336, 6 pp. Edited by Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges. First Printing of this Enlarged, Updated Edition. Appealing recent brown quarter morocco over linen boards, raised bands, red morocco label. Front flyleaf with ownership inscription of "G. D. / Canonbury"; title page with small, discreet embossed stamp of "Mark Pattison, Lincoln College, Oxon" (see below for both). In exceptionally fine condition inside and out. This is a series of brief biographies of 165 English poets who flourished between the years 1270 and 1603, beginning with Robert of Gloucester and ending with Queen Elizabeth herself. According to DNB, "it includes considered accounts of Shakespeare and Marlowe, a well-written introductory 'discourse on poets and poetry', a panegyric on his brother John, and a reticent allusion to his famous uncle," John Milton. Phillips was educated by Milton and later served as his uncle's amenuensis, after the poet's eyesight failed. The editor here, Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (1762-1837), had a great desire to achieve literary fame, but "he was unhappily led to mistake his delight in reading great works of literature for an evidence of his capacity to produce similar works himself," and his original imaginative works are undistinguished. (DNB) He nevertheless did good service for British literature by producing a number of useful bibliographies, and by seeking out and editing for re-publication both the works of standard authors and rare works which had previously been accessible only to a few wealthy collectors. The provenance here does a great deal to distinguish our copy. Our earlier owner, "G. D. / Canonbury," is surely George Daniel of Canonbury Square, Islington, who amassed one of the most extensive and outstanding collections of dramatic literature, early Shakespeare editions, and Elizabethan ballads. Our other known owner, Mark Pattison (1813-84), was the head of Lincoln College at Oxford University from 1861 and an author and editor of considerable importance. According to DNB, "he had the reputation of being the most learned man in England.". First Printing of this Enlarged, Updated Edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Reize en ontdekkingen in de binnen-landen van Africa, gedaan door den majoor Houghton, en Mungo Park, beiden zendelingen der Africasche Maatschappij . verrijkt met eenige aardrijkskundige ophelderingen van den majoor J. RENNELL. Gevolgd naar het Engelsch.

      - Haarlem, François Bohn, 1800.Original boards (sl. rubbed). With 3 folding engraved maps. X,242 pp.* First Dutch edition; first published in English in the Proceedings of the Association for promoting the discovery of the interior parts of Africa. London 1798. - 'The African Association was founded in 1788. Its activities mark the beginning of African exploration in a systematic way, as well as the furthering of British trade and political prestige on that continent. This association was later merged into the Royal Geographical Society. The first concern of the African Association was the River Niger - where was its source and what was the direction of its flow, etc. The first four expeditions were unfortunate for the leaders, Ledyard, Lucas, Horneman, and Houghton, all of whom either died while enroute or were murdered by the fanatical Moors. The fifth, that of Mungo Park, was rich in geographical results, though he too died on his second expedition' (Cox I, p.388). This book contains the travel-accounts in Africa of Daniel Hougton (1790-91) and of Mungo Park (1795-97, his first expedition); with geographical explanation by James Rennell. - Good copy; very rare.Gay 2788 (English ed.); Not in Tiele. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje]
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        Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed under the direction and patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. .

      1800 1800 - London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., . for the Author, 1800. 8vo. Orig. full calf (hinges starting but sound). Spine (slightly rubbed) gilt, with raised bands and titling-label. (xx, 552pp.). With engrv. portrait, 4 plates of which 3 are fold., and a folding engrv. map. At end a vocabulary of the Mandingo Language. Complete with half-title page. Rare.

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        Stage Design for "La Scala

      ca. 1800. Original black and brown ink and wash. 307 x 414 mm. Ink and pencil sketched study on verso. Near fine.

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        The History And Antiquities Of The County Of Leicester. Volume III Part I Containing The East Goscote Hundred

      John Nichols, London 1800 - Contemporary full leather binding, professionally rebacked at some point, a little bumped at the corners, some light rubbing, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Occasional spotting, mainly to the frontis, otherwise in very clean, bright condition. Bearing the bookplate of Thomas Guy Paget Of Sulby & Ibstock, all plates and maps present, a couple of early repairs, one where the paper has darkened a little, some pencil annotations in places, an attractive example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clarendon Books P.B.F.A.]
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        HE KAINE DIATHEKE NOVUM TESTAMENTUM, JUXTA EXEMPLAR JOANNIS MILLII ACCURATISSIME IMPRESSUM.

      Excudebat Isaias Thomas Singulatim et Numerose Eo Vendita Officinae Suae., Wigorniae (Worcester), Massachusetts 1800 - .[478 pgs., plus 2 pages ads].EDITIO PRIMA AMERICANA.Includes a chronological table of the books of the New Testament by Caleb Alexander.Text in Greek, two columns on a page.FIRST EDITION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT PRINTED IN GREEK IN THIS COUNTRY.Original leather backing?.F.F.E.P. and next page missing top fifth of page, does not affect text.Toning.Written notes on endpapers and inside back cover. EVANS 36952, SABIN 56204. VERY RARE. 16mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books]
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        Death of Captain Cook

      London: circa, 1800. Engraving, 16.5 x 22 cm. (image size), tightly clipped not affecting image and retaining central caption, a good strong impression, mounted. Popular issue. An unusual version of the famous scene at Kealakekua Bay, in a very good impression. Although the original image on which this is loosely based is clearly that of Webber, the engraving bears close comparison with the version of the scene first published by the engraver Alexander Hogg in 1784, and included in the important compendium edited by George William Anderson, {i A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World} (see Forbes 61). Given that the "Anderson" was much re-issued and copied, it is possible that this print originally derives from one of the later editions.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Ilias kai Odysseia. [Four volumes.]

      Oxonia: ex Ergasteriou Typographikou Akademias 1800 - 5 engraved plates (two portrait busts of Homer, a portrait each of Thomas and Lord Grenville, and a plate depicting a column), plates spotted, some light offsetting to text, pp. viii, 396; [vi], 421, [3, blank]; [vi], 328; [vi], 314, [2], 82, 4to, contemporary red morocco, boards with central gilt stamp of the arms of the Earl of Cawdor, spines lettered in gilt, red morocco doublures with a border of fourteen gilt fillets, edges gilt on the rough, spines sunned, a touch of rubbing to extremities, doublures offset onto endpapers and outermost leaves of each vol., very good One of the rare and spectacular large-paper copies of the Grenville Homer, an edition which rivals the Foulis edition in its scale and bibliophilic attractions. Only 25 copies were printed, and a number of these were used as presentation copies - including this one. The editors, William Wyndham, Lord Grenville, and his brother Thomas Grenville, have inscribed an initial blank ‘From the Two Old Brothers . To their excellent Friend John Frederick Earl of Cawdor, 1829’ (in Thomas’s hand). Tipped in are two letters, one from Lord Grenville and one from Thomas, presenting the book to Lord Cawdor for his library at Stackpole Court.At the time of presentation Lord Grenville was retired from politics (he had been foreign secretary when the book was published, resigning with Pitt’s government before ending up as Prime Minister himself in 1806), while his elder brother Thomas was also relaxing, having since 1818 ‘lived in the company of his friends and his books, and devoted himself to the formation of his splendid library’ (ODNB), which was left to the British Museum after his death in 1846. Lord Cawdor was Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire at this time. ‘This is the most critical edition of Homer which the university of Oxford has published. the work is printed in a handsome Greek type, with very few contractions; and the Large Paper copies are enriched with three very beautiful engravings, two of the busts of Homer and the third an elegant pillar with escutcheons of the Grenville arms’ (Dibdin). This copy also has portraits of Thomas and Lord Grenville. The final section of the fourth volume contains 82 pages of readings provided by Richard Porson from a collation of the Harleian manuscript; in the small-paper copies this section is different setting of type, filling 88 pages.‘At the mention of the large paper Grenville Homer, where is the classical Bibliomaniac who does not sigh at his inability, or want of opportunity, to possess it? -- and, in proportion, rejoice extravagantly on its possession?’ (Dbidin, Library Companion, p. 617). (ESTC T90247, listing no LP copies outside the UK; Dibdin II 61-2)

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        Ambassade au Thibet et au Boutan. Traduit de l'Anglais avec des notes par J. Castéra.

      F. Buisson, Paris 1800 - 390/ 364 pp. Sans les planches. 2 volumes. 1100 g Légèrement frotté au bord. Bel ensemble avec intérieur très frais Reiurel. orig. en demi-veau vert olive à petits coins, bordé d'un filet doré, plats de papier peint dans les tons, dos lisse doré et orné à froid.

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        Teutsche Ornithologie oder Naturgeschichte aller Vögel Teutschlands. Herausgegeben von Borkhausen, Lichthammer und Bekker dem Jüngern.

      - Damstadt, im Verlage der Herausgeber, 1800-1811. Folio (450 x 300mm). 21 parts (of 22), bound in 2 volumes. With 126 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines with 2 gilt lettered labels (slightly rubbed). A fine large copy of one of the most splendid German bird books. As usual without the last part, which was published in 1817. This final part is almost always lacking due to the interruption of publication by the Napoleonic wars. Our copy contains all the 21 printed upper wrappers to the parts. A great rarity is the title-page which is found in a few copies and here replaced by the printed wrapper to the first part. Many bibliographies consider the work complete in the first edition with 21 parts. The 22nd part was in fact the first part published of the second edition.". a work by which it was attempted to create a German parallel to the sumptuous ornithological works of other countries, notably of France, e.g. Levaillant's works, to which it was compared at that time . and with which it is quite comparable on account of its beautiful plates. These were drawn, engraved, printed, and coloured, by Susemihl in co-operation with his brother, J.Th. Susemihl, and lateron his son, Eduard Susemihl" (Anker 52). "Nicht minder lobenswert ist auch die 'Teutsche Ornithologie', die Johann Conrad Susemihl gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder Johann Theodor und später mit seinen Kindern Eduard und Emilie in Darmstadt mit Hilfe eines Kreises begeisterter Naturfreunde schulf. die Tafeln, die in Stich wie Kolorit zu den Spitzenleistungen des späten Kupferstiches gehören. (Nissen p. 53). The work is frequently listed under Borkhausen.One plate in part 10 lacks small part of lower corner not affecting the illustration, part 11 with some marginal dampstaining at the inner margin.Schlenker 55,1; Nissen IVB, 907; Fine Bird Books 61. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        TA., Residenzschloss, "Ansicht des Fürstl. Residentz- Schlosses in Cassell. - die Hof-Apotheke, Brüderkirche, Eiskeller, und geheime Land,und Kriegs-Cantzlei-Gebäude".

      . Aquarell von "G.k. jun." ( = Johann Gottlieb Kobold ), vor 1800, 45,2 x 70. Johann Gottlieb Kobold ist der Sohn von Johann Wilhelm Kobold.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Scotland Drawn and Engrav'd from a Series of Angles and Astronomical Observations. Published According to Act of Parliament with Improvements till 1800

      Edinburgh and London: Thomas Brown and William Faden. Morocco case with flap worn. Maps G with some light scattered browning, mainly on linen backing. 1800. Improved Edition. Contemporary Morocco case. 300mm x 180mm (12" x 7"). The large folding map comprises 9 separate linen backed hand coloured sheets, each sheet measuring 642mm x 579mm. .

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        Map of Morris's Purchase or West Geneseo in the State of New York: Exhibiting Part of the Lakes Erie and Ontario, the Straights of Niagara, Chautauque Lake and All the Principal Waters . Purchased by the Holland Land Company .

      New York 1800 - A few light stains, else excellent condition. Rare. The first detailed map of New York State west of the Genesee River, in a very strong example. Ellicott produced the map on behalf of the Holland Land Company in order to sell their extensive land holdings in the region. Nestler hails the map as "probably the most important map of western NY when Buffalo was still known as New Amsterdam, and when land companies were luring settlers to this new frontier." It is superbly detailed, as Rumsey notes, in that it shows ¿every tributary of every tributary of every stream.¿ The map is equally precise with regard to towns, townships, reservations, Indian villages and roads. The map displays three and a half million acres purchased in 1792 by the Holland Land Company, a Dutch consortium, from the American banker Robert Morris in a transaction known as ¿The Holland Purchase.¿ Ellicott, operating as agent for the company, established its offices in Batavia, whose advantageous positioning at a crossroads on the Geneseo Road made it an ideal location for administering the sale of the lands surrounding it. Streeter 892; Rumsey 3712; Nestler, H., A Bibliography of New York State Communities, Counties, Towns, Villages p.109; Vail 1223.

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        Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda

      Paris - Hind 17This is the 5th state We are unable to determin a watermark due to the fact that the plate has been laid on paperThis print is from the First Paris edition of Veduta di Roma and was published between 1800-1807Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and \"like Callot makes great use of the swelling line\" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi\'s own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: Ficacci plate 838, Image Size : 3 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ARTE DE FABRICAR PÓLVORA DIVIDIDO EN TRES LIBROS.

      0 - Madrid. Imp. Real, por D. Pedro Julian Pereyra. 1800. 21x13 cm. T.I, "de la recolección del Salitre" portada+XLVI+5h.+177 pp. * T.II, "del reconocimiento del salitre, su afino y preparación" portada+248+1h. Pp.+1 estado plegado. T.III,portada+316+1h. pp. Holandesa piel, nervios, tejuelos, amplios márgenes y muy limpio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        EL ESCORIAL. FACHADA PRINCIPAL. 1800. / Vista de la fachada Principal del Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo del Escorial po

      Madrid 1800 - Excelente Vista de la fachada principal del Monasterio de San Lorenzo del Escorial realizada por el reconocido grabador Tómás López de Enguídanos. Pertenece a la obra: Colección de diferentes Vistas del Magnífico Templo y Real Monasterio del Escorial. 370 x 540 mm. huella; 430 x 650 mm. papel

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        Iconography of Indian Azaleas. Comprising Figures and Descriptions of the Best Varieties Old and New. Transl. by Thomas Moore jun. Gent, Annoot-Breckman für Hoste u. Van Geert 1882. 4°. 81 S. mit 36 chromolithogr. Tafeln, Goldschnitt, Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Nissen BBI 697 - Stafleu-C. 15.905.- Erste englische Ausgabe, zuerst im selben Jahr in Französisch erschienen; einzig bekanntes Werk des Gärtners Van Geert.- Monographie der Azaleen, die um 1800 aus Asien importiert wurde und bereits in der 2. Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts in Tausenden Spielarten, besonders in Belgien, gezüchtet wurde.- Die dekorativen Farbtafeln v. P. Stroobant in Gent.- Tls. gering braunfleckig, wenige Tafeln etw. knapp beschnitten, Kanten etw. berieben. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ou application des produits de la nature aux arts et metiers; leur origine, leur progres et leur perfectionnement... avec une texte explicatif; a l'usage de l'enfance et de la jeunesse. 2. Aufl. Paris, A. Eymery, 1825. Quer-gr.-8vo. Mit gest. Titel, Frontispiz u. 30 Kupfertafeln. IV, 168 S. Moderner Pappband mit Buntpapierbezug und Lederrückenschild.

      . . Gumuchian 2663. - Die "Galerie Industrielle" gehört zur großen Zahl der gegen Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts aufgekommenen berufskundlichen Werken, deren Beliebtheit in Europa durch das ganze 19. Jahrhundert anhielt. Die Wurzeln dieser speziellen Gattung der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur liegen einerseits in den Idealen der Aufklärung, andererseits in der durch Comenius begründeten Tradition Lehrbücher mit einem hohen Bildanteil auszustatten. Die Bücher "sind weniger Anleitungen für zukünftige Handwerker und Berufstätige als eher Darstellungen für spätere Entscheidungsträger, die auch mit diesen Bereichen vertraut sein sollen. Intendiert ist zudem zumeist eine Aufwertung handwerklicher Arbeit im bürgerlichen Ansehen" (Klaus Ulrich Pech in Handbuch für Kinder- u. Jugenliteratur 1800-1850, Sp. 503 f.). Als Rahmenhandlung dient hier das Bedürfnis eines philantropisch veranlagten Herren, der seinen beiden fleissig studierenden Neffen die Welt der Gewerbe zeigen will. Er schickt sie systematisch zu von ihm ausgewählten Betrieben, Werkstätten etc. und vertieft dann in abendlichen Gesprächen das zuvor Gesehene. Insgesamt enthält das Werk 28 "Soirees", die jeweils untereinander verbundenen Gewerben gewidmet sind. Gezeigt werden soll hauptsächlich wie der Mensch sich die verschiedenen Naturprodukte von Erzeugnissen der Landwirtschaft bis hin zu mineralischen Rohstoffen nutzbar macht. Enthält Tafeln zu Baumwolle, Buchbinderei, Edelsteinbearbeitung, Eisenerz, Färberei, Fleisch/Milchprodukten/Küche, Gartenbau/Jagd/Fischfang, Getreide u. Brot, Glas, Hanf, Holz, Hutmacherei, Inneneinrichtung, Leder, Leinen, Münzprägung, Öl u. Seife, Papier, Weinbau, Salz, Schokolade, Schriftguss, Seide, Stahl, Steinbau, Tabak, Töpferei, Uhrmacher, Wachs u. Zuckerrohr. - S. 94/95 etwas verklebt; Titelblatt mit hinterlegtem Einriss. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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