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        Ioannes de Wael

      ca. 1800. Line engraving measuring 25 x 18 cm. (10 x 7 inches). Trimmed margins.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava sent By the Governor-General of India in the Year 1795

      Debrett, London 1800 - 4 volumes: 3 text volumes, 8° 22 cm, xviii, 364 pp; x, 416 pp; ix, 372 pp. and the atlas volume. 2° 29 cm, iv pp., 2 folded maps, 26 plates (some of them folding). Half-leather binding over marbled boards. Gilt tiltes and decoration to cover, with red title label. The marbling pattern of the plate volume is slightly different from that of the text volumes. The boards of volume one and front board of volume three are detached. The spines are chipped. Minor staining to plates. Internally all volumes are fine. handwritten notes to fly leaf of volume 1. Michael Symes belonged to the Bengalian troups of the British East Indian company. In 1795 his was sent by the General-gouvernor John Shore to the King Bodawpaya to establish trade relationships with Burma (Myanmar). This book grew out of his visit in Burma. It is the first account of Birma in an european language and it covers a large range of topics including language, botanic, and geography of the country. The plates are by Medland, Vincent, and MacKenzie after drawings by Singey Bey. The 8 botanic plates by Francis Buchanan. Published in the same year as the first edition (issued by Bulmer). Plates include: Shoemadoo, the Great Temple at Pegue. Birman peasant and his wife. Birman alphabet. Method of catching wild elephants in Ava. A Kioum or monastery. Royal Golden boat. A man and woman of the tribe of mountaineers called Kayn. BOTANIC plates: Thalia Cannaeformis; Gardenia Coronaria; Pontederia Dilatata; Bauhinia Diphylla; Sonneratia Apetala; Epidendrum Moschatum; Agyeneja Coccinea and Heritiera Fomes. Cox I, 309; Henze V, 275; Cordier: Indosinica 445; Kaul 2887.

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        Fabulae graecae latinae conversae.

      ex Regio Typographeo,, Parmae, 1800 - In-folio (cm. 46), pp. (8) 176 (4). Legatura in cart. rigido arancione con titoli su etichetta al dorso. Legatura novecentesca ad imitazione (felice) dell'originale. Esemplare genuino e molto marginoso, in barbe. Cfr. Brooks (796): "Stampate a 2 colonne, il testo greco e la versione latina accanto"; Geering: "D'une simple beauté incomparable"; Brunet: "Edition de luxe". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        BIBLIOTECA JUDAICA ANTICHRISTIANA. Qua editi et inediti Judaeorum adversus Christianam religionem libri recensentur.

      ex Regio Typographeo,, Parma, 1800 - in-8, pp. 128, leg. muta cartone color. coevo. Rara ediz. orig. di importante bibliografia sulle opere di autori ebrei, italiani, spagnoli, tedeschi in difesa della religione ebraica e decisamente avverse a quella cristiana. Con dotti commenti. Manca a Brooks. Ottimo esempl. [MM10-077]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        PROPHETIES de Dont il y en a trois cens qui n'ont iamais esté imprimees. Trouvees en une Bibliotecque laisse par l'Auteur. Nouvelle edition d'apres un Exemplaire, trouvé dans la Bibliotheque du celebre Pascal. Avec la vie de l'Auteur.

      de Landriot, s.d. [1800 ca],, Riom, - in-16, pp. (18), 288, bella leg. m. pelle ottocentesca con ricchi fregi e tit. oro al d., piatti in carta dec., tagli spruzzati. Rara edizione delle 12 profezie di Gerard Morisse Michel de Nostradame (1503-1566), detto Nostradamus. [MM11-089]

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        An album containing ten watercolour and gouache drawings of botanical arrangements

      1800 - Original gilt-patterned paper over pasteboard, green cloth ties A lovely early album of fine Chinese flower paintings, in remarkably fine condition. Despite its entirely Chinese origins this album was almost certainly produced for a western patron: perhaps a gift from an East India Company employee to his wife, or a Yankee clipper captain for his daughter. It contains a very fine selection of watercolours executed on pith-paper: a material that rarely survives in anything approaching fine condition. The drawings are all of arrangements of sprigs from flowering plants together with individual blooms. The intention of these drawings was not to provide dry scientifically-accurate botanical drawings, but to produce designs that were pleasing and harmonious. Flowers include Hibiscus, Gardenia, Chrysanthemum, Quince, Morning Glory, Camellia and two butterflies. It later became the custom to instruct the Chinese artists in the art of western botanical drawing and also supply them with good quality western paper to work on. The apparent lack of any foreign materials or method suggest an earlier date for this album, although the style of drawing did remain popular through most of the 19th century. (9 1/2 x 12 7/8 inches). 10 original watercolour and gouache drawings on Chinese pith paper (each approx. 8 x 11 1/2 inches), most with small areas heightened with gum arabic, each tipped onto a backing sheet at each corner and bordered by strips of pale blue paper that are also tipped to the backing sheet (four with insignificant splits to the pith paper, as usual). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Young man Wot keeps an Horse"

      London, [c. 1800]. Image 11 x 8-1/2 inches, matted and framed to 17-3/4 x 15-1/4 inches overall. Pencil and watercolor on paper, signed "G. M. Woodward, Delin.".

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        Michel Symes - nel Regno di Ava e nell'Isola di Ceylan

      Buisson Parigi 1800 - Relazione della Ambasciata Inglese, Inviata nel 1795 Nel regno di Ava, o Impero dei Birmani; del maggiore Michel Symes, incaricato di questa Ambasciata.Seguita da un Viaggio fatto nel 1798 a Colombo, nell?Isola di Ceylan, e alla Baia di Lagoa, sulla costa orientale dell?Africa; - e dalla descrizione dell?Isola di Carnicobar e delle rovine di Mavalipouram:Raccolta di 30 tavole, curate e incise su metallo da J. B. P. Tardieu, Delignon, Niquet e Delvaux, e disegnate in loco sotto gli occhi dell?Ambasciatore.RACCOLTA DI TAVOLE Parigi, presso F. Buisson Imprimeur-Libraire, rue Hautefeuille, n. 20, an IX (1800)ELENCO DELLE CARTE E DELLE TAVOLE CHE COMPONGONO IL VOLUME IN-QUARTO DELL?ATLANTETavola I Carta d?insieme dell?Impero BirmanoTavola II Carta del corso del fiume Irraouaddy, o grande fiume d?AvaTavola III Tempio di Schoe-Madou Tavola IV Pianta orizzontale del Tempio di Schoe-MadouTavola V Rhahaan, o Prete Birmano Tavola VI Impronta del Piede di Gaudma Tavola VII Statua di Boudh a Gaya Tavola VIII Un Woungéè, o Membro del consiglio di stato, con la moglie, entrambi in abito da cerimonia Tavola IX Un Woundock e la moglie, entrambi in abito da cerimoniaTavola X Un Attawoun e la moglie, un Seré-Dogée, tutti in abito da cerimonia Tavola XI Un contadino Birmano e la moglieTavola XII Cavaliere Cassayer Tavola XIII Alfabeti Birmano, Sanscrito e Pali Tavola XIV La maniera di catturare gli Elefanti selvatici nelle foreste del regno di Ava Tavola XV Statua di Gaudma nel Tempio di Ummerapoura Tavola XVI Kioum, o Monastero di RhahaansTavola XVII Veduta della Corte di Ummerapoura, all?arrivo dell?Ambasciatore Inglese Tavola XVIII Shoe-Paun-Dogée, o Yacht da cerimonia dell?Imperatore Birmano Tavola XIX Scialuppa di GuerraTavola XX Un montanaro e la moglie, della tribù dei Kaïns Tavola XXI Thalia cannaeformis, Pianta Tavola XXII Gardenia coronaria, id.Tavola XXIII Poutederia dilatata, id.Tavola XXIV Bauhinia diphylla, id. Tavola XXV Sonneratia apetala, id. Tavola XXVI Epidendrum moschatum, id.Tavola XXVII Agyneja coccinea, id. Tavola XXVIII Heritiera fomes, id. Tavola XXIX Indigeni della sponda meridionale del fiume Mafumo, uno dei quali fuma un Bong (pipa ad acqua)Tavola XXX Indigeni della sponda settentrionale del fiume Mafumo, in vesti da guerra* La tavola 1° misura cm 29x31 - la tavola 2° misura cm 45x95 tutte le altre 27x35 con ampi margini su carta vergata del '700. Lingua: francese|

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        Voyage au Canada pendant les années 1795, 1796 et 1797.

      Imp. de Munier - Chez Lepetit jeune, anno 8° (1800), Paris, - Tre volumi in 8°, pagg. (2), VIII, 321; 344; (2), 294 con 11 belle tavole incise su rame ed una grande carta geografica ripiegata f.t. alla fine del 3° volume; brochure muta coeva, titolo su tassello in carta al dorso. "Ouvrage traduit de l'anglais, et enrichi d'une carte générale du pays, et de onze planches offrant les points de vue, les plus remarquables, et notamment le fameux saut de Niagara". Resoconto del viaggio compiuto dall'irlandese Isaac Weld (1774-1856), che trascorse due anni in Nord America per studiare la fattibilità di un'immigrazione irlandese. Abile restauro marginale all'occhietto del 3° volume e ai dorsi. Alcune tipiche fioriture sparse ma volumi freschi ed ottimi. In barbe. L'edizione originale inglese fu pubblicata nel 1799. Questa è la prima edizione francese. Non comune. Bibliografia: Chadenat 1228; Sabin 30, 102544; Leclerc 96, 2996 (edition XI, 1803). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Biggio]
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        SALZBURG PERICOPES STANDARD EDITION (DAS SALZBURGER PERIKOPENBUCH MIT LEDEREINBAND) Fine Facsimile Illuminated Edition of 11th Century

      Faksimile Verlag Luzern. New;. Hardcover. <p>Salzburg Pericopes, 11th century - Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Clm 15713</p><p>A Monumental Example of Ottonian Book Illumination </p><p>A Counterpart to Secular Manuscripts </p><p>The Salzburg Pericopes provide an outstanding example of a manuscript in the tradition of Ottonian book illumination which is closely related to the Carolingian style. As all great manuscripts from the Ottonian period, the Salzburg Pericopes were created in a monastery. However, the Pericopes were not made on the initiative of an Emperor but on request of the high clergy, thus forming a counterpart to the well-known secular manuscripts of the time. The extremely lavishly decorated manuscript may be considered as the equivalent of the Gospel Pericopes of Henry II, another important illuminated manuscript in the European tradition. </p><p>Our Pericopes were probably executed around 1020 in Salzburg, during the reign of the emperor Henry II. They were obviously done for Hartwig, archbishop of Salzburg, and destined for liturgigal purposes on selected high feast days of the Church year. In contrast to a Gospel Book, this book comprises only the passages from the Gospels which are to be read throughout the ecclesiastical year, the gospel pericopes, thus making it easier for the priest celebrating Mass to find the proper text. </p><p>Combining the Most Beautiful Traditions of Book Illumination </p><p>When Emperor Otto II married the Byzantine princess Theophano, this caused a wave of Byzantine influences in the Arts and Scholarship which in turn enriched book illumination with expressive gestures and Byzantine figure modelling. However, the scriptoria of Central Europe were also exposed to the influence of the remarkable Salzburg school, e. G. The Regensburg tradition in which spirit the precious works of St. Emmeram&#39;s Abbey, such as the Sacramentary of Henry II, were created or the Reichenau school whose rich production features highlights, such as the Reichenau Gospels or the Gospel Book of Otto III. </p><p>New Mobility of Scribes and Illuminators </p><p>In the Middle Ages the monasteries were considered the upholders of civilisation and there was a great mobility between them. At the same time, the scriptoria in the monasteries organised exchanges of scribes and illuminators. This led to the combination of influences from the most famous workshops with those of the new Byzantine movement and finally to the culmination of German book art of the 11th century in one work: the Salzburg Pericopes. Another important reason for the upswing of the Salzburg school was the institutional separation before the turn of the century of St. Peter&#39;s Abbey from the archdiocese and the election of an independent abbot. Shortly after that the scriptorium began to flourish again. </p><p>A Magnificent Manuscript as Spoils of War </p><p>Next to nothing is known about the fate of the manuscript, until the beginning of the 19th century. It neither appears in catalogues of books nor in library inventories. For this period, research has to rely on what is recorded in the manuscript itself. In 1800, when the French occupying forces had cast an eye on the codex, it was first listed in an inventory to trace the treasures of the Salzburg cathedral that had been taken to Paris. After Napoleon&#39;s defeat, the manuscript was moved to Munich where it is kept to this day (at that time, Salzburg belonged to Bavaria). </p><p>Twelve Magnificent Ivory Tablets </p><p>Twelve precious ivory tablets are embedded in the front cover of the red leather binding, most probably a work of the 11th century, which goes back either to artists from the South of France or from the North of Spain. Being the only examples of their kind having come down to us, these tablets were originally designed for a portable altar. However, we do not know when and how they found their way to Salzburg. This luxurious binding is one of the special features in manuscripts from this epoch which are still waiting to be studied in more detail. </p><p>A Sumptuous Example of Book Illumination </p><p>Overwhelming gold inlay or decoration is one of the main features of the Salzburg Pericopes: The beholder stands in admiration before the 19 gilded miniatures, one of the highlights of artistic creation at the time. But also the 70 richly decorated luxurious initial letters and innumerable small gold initials within the text make this marvellous manuscript a true de luxe example of its kind. </p><p>The Fine Art Facsimile Edition - an Exclusive Art Treasure </p><p>The unique and complete fine art reproduction of the Salzburg Pericopes was fostered by His Eminence, Dr. Franz König, cardinal of Vienna. The facsimile comprises 140 richly embellished pages. The pages have been trimmed to the format of approx. 37,2 x 29 cm. The finest details were reproduced as a faithful copy of the original made possible by the most up-to-date technical processes and highly qualified craftsmanship. All leaves are trimmed according to the original and sewn together by hand. </p><p>The world-wide limited de luxe edition of only 180 numbered copies includes replicas of the twelve magnificent ivory tablets in a faithful reproduction of the original binding in dark red kidskin with metal clasps. The de luxe edition has been sold out. </p><p>The standard edition is limited to 300 copies world-wide and comes in a precious dark-red kidskin binding with sumptuous embossings and clasps. </p><p>The Commentary Volume </p><p>On 176 pages, the commentary volume explains the history of the Salzburg Pericopes in a number of comprehensive and interesting contributions by experts of international renown. Editor Prof. Dr. Hermann Fillitz, Vienna; Prof. Dr. Heinrich Dopsch, Salzburg; Dr. Hermann Hauke, Munich; Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kuder, Kiel; Doz. Dr. Martina Pippal, Vienna; Dr. Peter Wind, Salzburg. </p><p>Documentation Kit</p><p>A documentation kit containing three full-sized leaves from the Fine Art Facsimile Edition and an illustrated 16-page information brochure is available for information upon request. </p> .

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        OBRAS DE FRAY LUIS DE GRANADA (1800)

      Madrid 1800 - 6 vols. folio menor (29 cm.) Vol I: [20], 234, [4], 345 p., [1] en bl. = Vol II: [4], XX, 583 p., [1] en bl. = Vol III: [12], 626 p., [2] en bl. = Vol IV: [4], xviii, 576 p. = Vol V: [4], xvi, 760 p. = Vol VI: [4], xii, 729 p., [1] en bl. Encuadernación holandesa tela posterior. Buen estado, encuadernación desgastada, antiguas anotaciones con tinta. Papel limpio y fuerte en muy buen estado de conservación. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        Traite des membranes en general et de diverses membranes en particulier

      Richard, Caille, Ravier, Paris 1800 - 8vo. 326pp. Quarter calf gilt, paste paper boards, vellum corners, hinges a little tender. Faint dampstains on first 20 or so leaves, otherwise a clean, crisp copy. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 537. The foundation of histology and tissue pathology. Bichat's most important contribution to anatomy was his generalization of Pinel's theory, expressed in Nosographie philosophique (1798), that pathology must be based upon the structure of the tissues of which bodily organs are composed, regardless of where in the body they occur. Bichat distinguished twenty-one different types of tissue, which he classified according to texture and to properties: extensibility, contractility, and the vital properties-- organic contractility and sensibility ("insensible" or "subliminal") on the one hand, and animal contractility and sensibility ("sensible" or "conscious") on the other. Each tissue differed in its diseases, as diseases were nothing more than alterations in the tissue's vital properties. Claude Bernard said of Bichat that he "decentralized life and incarnated it in the tissues" (quoted in Hall II, p. 129), and that his ideas were the source of modern opinions concerning vital phenomena. Heirs of Hippocrates 1256. Norman 230. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        FELDZUGE DER OESTREICHER UND RUSSEN IN ITALIEN im Jahe 1799.

      Reinecke,, Lipsia, 1800 - 2 voll. in-4 antico, pp. (6), 90; (6), 78, 83-88, leg. carta color. rosa coeva. Ai front. sono chiamate più tavole di quelle citate dall'indice delle tavv. al fine del volume. Nel primo vol. sono contenute 3 tavv. (su 4) con le battaglie di Cassano e Verderio. Con una ritr. inc. in rame dell'Arciduca Carlo al secondo vol. e 6 tavv. in rame, ripiegate al fine, raff. le città assediate durante le battaglie di Marengo, Modena, gli assedi lungo il Po nei pressi di Voghera e Piacenza, Novi, Torino Milano e Ferrara, Mantova Tortona e Serravalle. In un capitolo è descritto l'assedio di Mantova incluse le lettere del Barone di Kran (Castellucchio Luglio 1799) e Foissac-Latour (27 Luglio 1799). [209]

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        A Sermon on the Death of General George Washington; Delivered Lord's Day, January 5, 1800, Before the Baptist Society, in Providence

      Printed by John Carter, Jun., Providence, RI 1800 - 20 p., half-title. Gano, trained as a physician and served during the Revolutionary War as a surgeon, eventually receiving an invitation to the Pastorate of the First Baptist Church in Providence. First Baptist was the oldest Baptist Church and one of the largest in America. He also served as one of the Overseers of Brown University from 1794 until his death in 1828. Ref.: Evans, 37487; Alden, Rhode Island, 1670; Stillwell, Washington Eulogies, 90. [Loc.: E 973.4] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Description historique et géographique de l'Indostan, traduite de l'anglais par J.B. Bouscheseiche, sur la septième et dernière édition, à laquelle on a joint des Mélanges d'Histoire et de Statistique sur l'Inde, traduits par J. Castéra.

      De l'imprimerie de Poignée 1800 - - De l'imprimerie de Poignée, A Paris 1800 - An VIII, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 8 (12,5x20,5cm), xxxviij, 299pp. (2), relié. - Edition originale française, rare, traduite par Bouscheseiche. Sans l'atlas contenant 11 cartes que l'on trouve souvent séparément. Demi Veau vert marbré postérieur ca 1850 beau pastiche confondant d'une reliure d'époque. Dos lisse orné de grecques et de quatre fleurons. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin marron. Tranches marbrées. Un manque en queue du tome 2, se poursuivant sur le plat. Bel exemplaire, très élégant, et bien frais dans l'ensemble. L'Insdostan s'étendait de l'Himalaya au Nord, jusqu'à la presqu'île de Malabar et de Coromandel au Sud, c'est-à-dire la majeure partie de l'Inde à cette époque. L'étude de James Rennel est presque exclusivement géographique, et seul un chapitre sur la chute du grand Mogol sacrifie à l'aspect historique exception pour l'introduction au tome premier sur l'origine de L'Indostan et les conquêtes européennes. L'ouvrage fut très bien accueilli en Angleterre, Rennel fournissait assurément des renseignements précis et utiles à quiconque se rendait dans ces contrées. Afin de compléter la géographie physique et humaine de l'Indostan, l'édition française a ajouté plusieurs chapitres, une introduction de textes traduits par Castera sur l'histoire de l'Inde, la bibliographie des voyageurs, et qui forment une grande partie du troisième volume on relèvera avec intérêt le Voyage au Thibet de Samuel Turner. xxxviij, 299pp. (2) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description historique et geographique de l'Indostan - Traduite de l'anglais par J. B. Boucheseiche, sur la septieme et derniere edition .

      - Paris, Poignee, rue de Sorbonne, An VIII (1800). 3 volumes in-8°, format 14x21 cm, broches, couvertures d'attente papier gris bleu d'epoque, les pieces de titre (etiquettes de papier) sont mangees, interieurs tres frais, surmarges poussiereuses, XXXVIII+302, 410 et 362 pages. Il manque l'atlas de 11 cartes.Bon etat. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyage philosophique et pittoresque en Angleterre, et en France

      Paris 1800 - 8º mayor (200 x 130 mm.). [8] -407 p., 10 grabados al aguafuerte. incluye mapa del Reino Unido e Irlanda y bellas vistas de los monumentos y arquitecturas más significativas del Londres de finales del XVIII. Encuadernación en pasta española, tejuelo en rojo para título. Buen estado. Obra limpia y cuidada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta di testi manoscritti.

      Livorno, Pistoia, Pisa, Siena, 1800 - Biblioteca Fisica o Memorie di Fisica, Chimica e Storia Naturale compendiate, tradotte o copiate Firenze e Livorno, 1800-1824. Ventidue volumi di cm. 21, pp. 10.000 ca. complessive. Sono presenti 21 volumi di testo (su 22, manca il numero III) + un volume finale che riporta l&#146;indice metodico delle Memorie comprese nei 22 volumi. Insieme a: Zibaldone in supplemento ai di lui repertori. Livorno, Pistoia, Pisa, Siena, 1817-1842. Ventiquattro volumi di cm. 21, pp. 14.426 complessive. Un centinaio di tavole manoscritte e/o disegnate fuori testo (anche a colori). Insieme a: Biblioteca filologica ovvero memoria di varj autori concernenti la letteratura, la storia e la filosofia, copiate, tradotte o compendiate. Quattro volumi manoscritti di cm. 21,5, pp. 402; 286; 529 (1); 376. Insieme a: Miscellanee Scientifiche e Letterarie in Supplemento ai Repertorj ed allo Zibaldone Siena, 1841-1852. Sette volumi di cm. 31, pp. 5312 complessive. Insieme a: Repertorio I° (e Repertorio II°). Firenze, 1804-1824. Due volumi di cm. 32, pp. 1592 complessive. COMPLESSIVAMENTE 57 VOLUMI legati in cartonato alla rustica ed in mezza pergamena con punte e piatti con carta marmorizzata, titoli e numerazioni manoscritte al dorso. I volumi, INTERAMENTE MANOSCRITTI, si presentano freschi, genuini, in barbe, con ottima carta, complessivamente molto ben conservati e con grafia sempre molto leggibile. Alla preliminare del primo volume dello Zibaldone vi è un avvertimento datato 10 settembre 1817 in cui l'autore spiega la nascita di questo Zibaldone e promette un indice. In una nota a fondo pagina, avverte invece che l'indice non vi sarà, rimandando per questo ai due volumi di indici dei suoi repertori scientifici e letterari. Per i quattro volumi della biblioteca filologica, invece, troviamo un indice al primo volume. Francesco Pistolesi fu primo nonché perpetuo segretario dell'Accademia Labronica i cui statuti di fondazione furono sottoposti a Ferdinando III da Giuseppe Vivoli nel 1816. Assieme a Pietro Parenti, primo presidente, l'impegno fu quello di una biblioteca sempre più ricca, che attorno alla metà del secolo venne poi donata al comune di Livorno. Lo zibaldone consiste interamente di materiali trascritti (ed anche tradotti) da giornali, riviste, gazzette, pubblicazioni scientifiche dalle provenienze più disparate, in lingua italiana e francese, di argomenti prevalentemente naturalistici, con una preferenza per ciò che riguarda la geologia, la meteorologia, i terremoti, i vulcani, i mari.

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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 a Rome".

      . Kupferstich v. Francois Morel (Francesco Morelli) n. Jakob Philipp Hackert b. Georg Hackert, um 1800, 29,6 x 44,8. Mit folgender Dedication: "Dediee a 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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        A Leg of Lamb.

      London by S.W.Fores Jany 1st 1800 - Broadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward, some light usage, printed one side as issued. A Social Satire. A Footman entering a room carrying a cup of tea, is surprised to see his Mistress adjusting her garter and exposing her whole lower leg. Both subjects have a look of horror on their faces and the footman drops the cup. Signed in corner of engraving "Woodward 1799" Not in B.M Catalogue but now listed on line as having acquired a copy in 1985. Extremely rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LE CULTIVATEUR ANGLOIS, ou Oeuvres choisies d'agriculture, et d'économie rurale et politique.

      - Paris, Maradan, 1800-1801, 13x20, dix-huit volumes (complet). Élégante reliure en plein veau marbré. Dos lisse orné de motifs dorés. Pièce de titre sur maroquin rouge, pièce de tomaison sur maroquin vert-brun. Filet sur les coupes. Ouvrage contenant la traduction des textes suivants : Political arithmetic, Course of experimental agriculture, Rural oeconomy, Farmer's letters, Farmer's guide in hiring and stocking farms, A six months tour thourgh the nord of England, The Farmer's tour through the east of England, Six weeks tour through the southern countries of England and Wales (Brunet et Quérard). Richement illustré de 72 planches en taille douce dont 2 grandes cartes de la France (une en couleurs), de plus de 39 tableaux hors texte et de nombreuses illustrations in texte. Très bel exemplaire, papier très frais et reliure d'époque en très bel état. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Le Cultivateur Anglois, ou Oeuvres choisies d&#146;Agriculture, et d&#146;Economie rurale et politique

      - Traduit de l&#146;Anglois par les CC. Lamarre, Benoist et Billecocq; avec des Notes par le citoyen Delalauze. 73 engraved plates on 72 sheets (many folding), of which one is finely handcolored, & six folding printed tables. 18 vols. 8vo, cont. half-calf & speckled boards, flat spines gilt with wheat sheaf & sunburst stamps in alternating compartments, pale blue morocco lettering pieces on spines. Paris: Maradan, 1800-01. First edition in French of the collected works of Arthur Young (1741-1820). He "was not only the best-known agricultural reformer and publicist of his time, with an international reputation, but also a figure of importance in the political and social issues of the day. He had an extraordinary capacity for work In an age of hazardous roads he travelled many thousands of miles, a high proportion of them on horseback or on foot, and he still found energy to write up his day&#146;s notes and perhaps some letters in his inn room at night. Some modern historians have criticized his agricultural work and have compared him unfavourably with his rival, William Marshall, but it is often overlooked that their approaches were different: Marshall gave an account of the farming of a region as a whole, while Young was not concerned with presenting a rounded picture of contemporary farming; his interests lay entirely in reporting on new advances and condemning old and inefficient methods. His enthusiasm often led him into hyperbole, but he was realistic in appreciating that farmers would only take up what could be shown to pay. Some of his own experiments were misconceived, but in his day the true factors in plant growth were far from understood. As a pioneering scientific spirit he was very widely respected, and his knowledge, wit, and pleasant personality made him welcome in both aristocratic mansion and modest farmhouse."&#150;ODNB. Young&#146;s writings were very influential in France. This is the very fine Schönborn-Buchheim set. A few corners have minor wear or rubbing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Cultivateur Anglois. 18 volumes.

      A Paris, chez Maradan 1800-1801 - Ou Oeuvres choisies d'agriculture et d'économie rurale et politique. Traduit de l'anglois par les CC. Lamarre, Benoist et Billecocq; avec des Notes par le citoyen Delalauze, coopérateur du Cours d'Agriculture de l'Abbé Rozier. Avec 73 planches repliées dont 2 cartes (1 en couleurs), gravées en taille douce par Tardieu. T1/ Voyage au sud, à l'ouest, au midi de l'Angleterre et dans la principauté de Galles. T2 et T3/ Voyage au nord de l'Angleterre. T4, T5 et T6/ Voyage à l'est de l'Angleterre. T7 et T8/ Voyage en Irlande. T9 et T10/ Lettres d'un fermier contenant les opinions d'un cultivateur. T11/ Le guide du fermier et essais pratiques sur l'économie rurale, sur la location des fermes et le bétail nécessaire pour l'exploitation des fermes. T12 et 13/ Expériences d'agriculture faites dans le cours de cinq ans, sur près de trois cent acres de différents sols. T14, T15 et T16/ Anales d'agriculture et d'autres arts utiles. T17/ Voyage en France pendant les années 1787, 1788, 1789, 1790 réduit à la partie de l'agriculture et de la statistique. T18/ Arithmétique politique et Table générale des matières. A Paris, chez Maradan 1800-1801. Reliure plein veau granité de l'époque. Dos lisse orné et doré avec pièces de titre et de tomaison rouge et verte. Roulette dorée encadrant les plats. Quelques trous de ver aux dos sans gravité. Coiffes usées sur 2 ou 3 volumes, coiffes frottées sur les autres. Intérieur sain, pas de rousseur. Complet des gravures. Bon état. Format in-8° (21x14). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Felis Pardus / La Parthère (Mâle)

      Printed by Langlois, Paris 1800 - A beautiful plate with stunning early colour, from Lacépède's "La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle," an important scholarly work and one of the finest examples of eighteenth-century French natural history illustration. A professor of zoology at the Museum of Natural History, the French naturalist Bernard-Germain-Étienne Delaville, Comte de Lacépède (1756-1825) was a versatile and precocious scholar who published a number of books on zoology, physics, and music. He was greatly influenced by the pioneering naturalist Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, comte de Buffon, whom he succeeded as Intendant at the Jardin du Roi, which later became the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle in 1793. During his tenure, Lacépède completed a comprehensive study of amphibians and reptiles, Historie Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares et des Serpens , which was published as a supplement to Buffon's magnum opus on animal classification Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière . In 1800-1, he published the first edition of La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle , a thorough survey of the various species of quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians in the impressive collection of the Museum of Natural History. This magnificent work was comprised of descriptive text written by Lacépède and his colleague Georges L. C., Baron Cuvier (1769-1832) as well as a number of finely rendered plates after the most eminent natural history artists of the period, Nicolas Maréchal (1753-1803), Nicolas Huet (1770-1830) and Léon de Wailly (1801-1824). Painted from life on vellum, these beautifully detailed illustrations faithfully captured the appearance of the wondrous animals in the Paris menagerie. A pupil of J. G. Wille and C. N. Cochin, Simon Charles Miger was a royal academician and a talented engraver, who executed numerous portraits and natural history plates. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 9, p. 611; Anker 275; BM(NH) IV, p. 1517; Brunet III, 725; Nissen ZBI 2353. Rare colour-printed copper engraving, on wove paper. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Voyages dans les deux Siciles et dans quelques parties des Appenins traduits de l'Italien par G.Toscan bibliothécaire du musée d'histoire naturelle de Paris avec des notes de Faujas 6 volumes in-8,relié dos cuir lisse,7 planches dépliantes,2 éme édition.

      Maradan Siences naturelles/Italie/Vulcanologie An VIII (1800) - "Ces voyages sont principalement consacrés à l'étude des volcans .L'auteur ne se bornant pas à la connaissance des formes extérieures des corps volcanisés , a voulu pénétrer dans la nature et il a appelé la chimie à son aide" (Quérard) Bon état malgrés quelques traces d'humidité.

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        Simia Petaurista / Le Blanc-Nez

      Printed by Langlois, Paris 1800 - A beautiful plate with stunning early colour, from Lacépède's "La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle," an important scholarly work and one of the finest examples of eighteenth-century French natural history illustration. A professor of zoology at the Museum of Natural History, the French naturalist Bernard-Germain-Étienne Delaville, Comte de Lacépède (1756-1825) was a versatile and precocious scholar who published a number of books on zoology, physics, and music. He was greatly influenced by the pioneering naturalist Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, comte de Buffon, whom he succeeded as Intendant at the Jardin du Roi, which later became the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle in 1793. During his tenure, Lacépède completed a comprehensive study of amphibians and reptiles, Historie Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares et des Serpens , which was published as a supplement to Buffon's magnum opus on animal classification Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière . In 1800-1, he published the first edition of La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle , a thorough survey of the various species of quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians in the impressive collection of the Museum of Natural History. This magnificent work was comprised of descriptive text written by Lacépède and his colleague Georges L. C., Baron Cuvier (1769-1832) as well as a number of finely rendered plates after the most eminent natural history artists of the period, Nicolas Maréchal (1753-1803), Nicolas Huet (1770-1830) and Léon de Wailly (1801-1824). Painted from life on vellum, these beautifully detailed illustrations faithfully captured the appearance of the wondrous animals in the Paris menagerie. A pupil of J. G. Wille and C. N. Cochin, Simon Charles Miger was a royal academician and a talented engraver, who executed numerous portraits and natural history plates. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 9, p. 611; Anker 275; BM(NH) IV, p. 1517; Brunet III, 725; Nissen ZBI 2353. Rare colour-printed copper engraving, with some additional hand-colouring. Printed on wove paper. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Ursus Americanus / L'Ours Noir de l'Amérique

      Paris 1800 - A beautiful plate from Lacépède's "La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle," an important scholarly work and one of the finest examples of eighteenth-century French natural history illustration. A professor of zoology at the Museum of Natural History, the French naturalist Bernard-Germain-Étienne Delaville, Comte de Lacépède (1756-1825) was a versatile and precocious scholar who published a number of books on zoology, physics, and music. He was greatly influenced by the pioneering naturalist Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, comte de Buffon, whom he succeeded as Intendant at the Jardin du Roi, which later became the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle in 1793. During his tenure, Lacépède completed a comprehensive study of amphibians and reptiles, Historie Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares et des Serpens , which was published as a supplement to Buffon's magnum opus on animal classification Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière . In 1800-1, he published the first edition of La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle , a thorough survey of the various species of quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians in the impressive collection of the Museum of Natural History. This magnificent work was comprised of descriptive text written by Lacépède and his colleague Georges L. C., Baron Cuvier (1769-1832) as well as a number of finely rendered plates after the most eminent natural history artists of the period, Nicolas Maréchal (1753-1803), Nicolas Huet (1770-1830) and Léon de Wailly (1801-1824). Painted from life on vellum, these beautifully detailed illustrations faithfully captured the appearance of the wondrous animals in the Paris menagerie. A pupil of J. G. Wille and C. N. Cochin, Simon Charles Miger was a royal academician and a talented engraver, who executed numerous portraits and natural history plates. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 9, p. 611; Anker 275; BM(NH) IV, p. 1517; Brunet III, 725; Nissen ZBI 2353. Copper engraving, printed on laid paper. Very good condition apart from a few tiny nicks at the extreme edges of the sheet and some minor foxing in the margins and the image. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Felis Leo Foemina / La Lionne

      Paris 1800 - A beautiful plate from Lacépède's "La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle," an important scholarly work and one of the finest examples of eighteenth-century French natural history illustration. A professor of zoology at the Museum of Natural History, the French naturalist Bernard-Germain-Étienne Delaville, Comte de Lacépède (1756-1825) was a versatile and precocious scholar who published a number of books on zoology, physics, and music. He was greatly influenced by the pioneering naturalist Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, comte de Buffon, whom he succeeded as Intendant at the Jardin du Roi, which later became the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle in 1793. During his tenure, Lacépède completed a comprehensive study of amphibians and reptiles, Historie Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares et des Serpens , which was published as a supplement to Buffon's magnum opus on animal classification Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière . In 1800-1, he published the first edition of La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle , a thorough survey of the various species of quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians in the impressive collection of the Museum of Natural History. This magnificent work was comprised of descriptive text written by Lacépède and his colleague Georges L. C., Baron Cuvier (1769-1832) as well as a number of finely rendered plates after the most eminent natural history artists of the period, Nicolas Maréchal (1753-1803), Nicolas Huet (1770-1830) and Léon de Wailly (1801-1824). Painted from life on vellum, these beautifully detailed illustrations faithfully captured the appearance of the wondrous animals in the Paris menagerie. A pupil of J. G. Wille and C. N. Cochin, Simon Charles Miger was a royal academician and a talented engraver, who executed numerous portraits and natural history plates. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 9, p. 611; Anker 275; BM(NH) IV, p. 1517; Brunet III, 725; Nissen ZBI 2353. Copper engraving, printed on laid paper. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing. Trimmed virtually to top platemark. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Handley Cross; Ask Mamma; Plain or Ringlets?; Mr. Romford's Hounds; Hawbuck Grange; Hillingdon Hall.

      London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co., [late 1800s] - 7 volumes, octavo. Bound in early 20th century red half-calf, with gilt titles, gilt decoration and raised bands on spines, gilt rules to boards, marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Heads and tails of spines and edges slightly rubbed, fore-edges browned. Otherwise fine. With 105 hand-coloured illustrations by John Leech. A very handsomely bound set of the works of Robert Smith Surtees, the great Victorian writer of hunting and sporting literature.

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        De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les institutions sociales.

      Maradan, Paris 1800 - 8 (1800). 2 volumes. in-8, 2 ff.-LVI pages.(introd.)335 pages. 2 ff. 281 pages. Basane de l'époque, dos lisses richement orné, plats très rapés avec manque de cuir, 1 coiffe usée, coupes usées. Edition originale très rare. (Vicaire la cite sans l'avoir vue, non citée par Carteret). Livre capital pour l'histoire du romantisme. Excepté ces plats détériorés, les dos sont en bel état et l'intérieur sans piqûres ni rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the constituent Assembly, during the Years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794, and drawn up by M. Labillardiere.

      Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly. 1800 - M. Labillardiere, correspondent of the Academy of Sciences at Paris, member of the Society of Natural History, and one of the naturalists attached to the expedition. Translated from the French. Quarto, illustrated with forty-six plates including engraved frontispiece and large folding World map. xviii, list plates (3) 18 - 476pp appendix 65pp.2 Publishers list.[1] contemporary brown calf edged gilt. little light foxing offsetting. Superb First Edition Copy in Fine Contemporary Binding. Sabin 38421 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Farmer's Almanac

      Snowden & M'corkle, Greensburg 1800 - Four years of almanacs bound together. 1800 to 1804. Parts of 1802 trimmed badly. The almanac for 1804 is the Pittsburgh Almanac. Only 1800 seems to be complete. Some pages ripped out from 1802? No title pages for 1801 or 1803. Ownership signature John Fulton 1824 on endpaper as well as a Fulton Library label. Includes a census of the U.S. for 1801. Various ink comments in the margins throughout. A mixed bag that is very incomplete in very rough shape. About 120 pages. A Curiosity and extremely rare. Size: 4x7 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stadtplan, "Pianta della Citta di Firenze".

      . Kupferstich v. Vascellini n. Puliti, um 1800, 38 x 55. Schöner, südorientierter Stadtplan. Am linken und rechten Rand Erklärungen zu den Straßen.

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        A Bill Entitled, \"An Act for the Union of Great Britain and Ireland

      (London): W. Sleater Printer to the House of Lords., 1800. Folio. 31 pp, plus folding tables. This is an original copy of the notorious Act of Union of 1800, as printed for the House of Lords. It bears the ink signature \"Somerton\" and has notes in the same hand in the text. Lord Somerton was the Archbishop of Dublin, and was active in the debate in this act in the House of Lords. I presume this is his copy, especially since some of the annotations have to do with church matters. The text is stained and disbound, but complete and in good repair.

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        [Op. 2]. Trois Sonates Pour Le Piano-Forte composées & dediés à Mr. J. Haydn... Oeuvre 2. Nro. 1 [2-3]

      Bonn: N. Simrock [PN 75]. [ca. 1800]. Oblong folio. Disbound. [1] (title), 2-51, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price "[6] Fr: [50] Cmes."&#11;&#11;Occasional minor foxing. Brown stains on one page. . Kinsky p. 8. Hoboken 2, 19 (dating to ca. 1800 or later; the price is the same as in the Stichvorlage for Farrenc, Paris; in both copies, the amounts are handwritten, while the units printed).

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        A REMARKABLE NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND ESCAPE OF MRS. FRANCES SCOTT, AN INHABITANT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY VIRGINIA.

      [Leominster? Printed for Chapman Whitcomb [by Adams and Wilder?], [1800?]. - 16pp. 32mo. Later paper wrappers. Lightly soiled. Bookplate of Frank Cutter Deering inside front cover. In a custom cloth slipcase and chemise, gilt leather label. Rare captivity narrative of Mrs. Frances Scott, taken captive in southwest Virginia in 1785 after her husband and children were murdered by Indian savages. Though the narrative appeared in collections of other captivities, this is one of the first instances of its separate printing. The narrative relates how Mrs. Scott fled her Indian captors and wandered in the Appalachian wilderness for a month, subsisting on prayer, bark and roots. Along the way she fell down a steep hill but broke no bones, and was bitten by a poisonous snake, before being found by some woodsmen. The Leominster bookseller, Chapman Whitcomb, is credited in the imprint of many similar narratives. Bristol credits Adams and Wilder as the printers and gives the approximate date of printing. Only two other copies located, at the Newberry Library and the American Antiquarian Society. Vail also notes the present copy, formerly in the collection of Frank C. Deering. Rare. BRISTOL B11118. SHIPTON & MOONEY 49143. ESTC W26680. VAIL 1212.

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        A Review of the origin progress and result of the decisive war with the late Tippoo Sultaun, in Mysore: with notes, by James Salmond, Esq., of the Bengal Military Establishment. To which are added: some account of Zemaun Shah

      London: T Cadell and W Davies, first edition , 1800. xxxii and 88 and (196) pages. Frontispiece of Tippoo&#39;s mechanical tiger, folding letter and folding abstract of Tippoo&#39;s revenues. A very good copy in later half calf, frontispiece slightly browned.

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        Researches, Chemical and Philosophical; Chiefly Concerning Nitrous Oxide, Or Dephlogisticated Nitrous Air and its Respiration.

      London, 1800. 8vo. A nice later half calf in contemporary style, with the contemporary gilt title-label preserved. Five raised bands. A bit of wear to extremities. Sunning to corners of first and last leaves and a bit of offsetting from the plate. A very nice and clean copy, printed on blue paper, XVI, (2), 580, (2, -errata & advertisements) pp. + 1 plate.. "Excessively rare" (Duveen) first edition of this milestone in the history of anaesthesia, "one of the most remarkable books in the history of science" (Fulton), being Davy's groundbreaking first important work, in which he suggests the possible anaesthetic qualities of nitrous oxide and describes for the first time the use of "laughing gas".Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829), 1st Baronet, President of the Royal Society, Member of the Royal Irish Academy, and Fellow of the Geological Society, was born in Cornwall as the son of a poor wood carver. When his father died in 1794, Humphry had to support his family and entered apprenticeship with a surgeon. Here, his interest in chemistry was awoken and here he met Davies Gilbert, who offered him use of his library and invited him to his house at Tredrea. In 1798 he was appointed to Beddoes' Pneumatic Institute in Bristol, where he, the following year, devised an improved method for producing nitrous oxide - one of the most remarkable discoveries in the history of medicine, and one which affected society on a whole - a veritable craze for breathing "laughing gas" was initiated by Davy's descriptions of the effects."The starting point in the history of inhalation anaesthesia is the fact that Sir Humphry Davy breathed nitrous oxide in the pure state in 1799... He suggested that the gas might probably be used with advantage during surgical operations in which no great effusion of blood takes place." (E. Ashmore Underwood). During his residence at Bristol, Davy formed the acquaintance of the Earl of Durham and close friendships with Gregory Watt, James Watt, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey, all of whom became regular users of Davy's nitrous oxide (laughing gas) - to which Davy, by the way, would later become addicted. "Davy published the results of his studies of nitrous oxide in the now much sought-after volume entitled "Researches, Chemical and Philosophical; chiefly concerning Nitrous Oxide". This important book not only outlined his basic researches but also suggested the possible anaesthetic qualities of nitrous oxide. In one section of the book (p. 465), Davy describes his use of gas in the temporary alleviation of the pin of inflammation of the gums induced by a wisdom tooth. He studied the effects of its inhalation both in man and animals, using for his human subjects a group of men who were the centre of intellectual life in Bristol: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, James Thomson, Peter Roget (he of the "Thesaurus"), Tom Wedgwood, and other prominent literary figures." (Hagelin, p. 140).The plate in this extraordinary work depicts what is presumably the first gas inhalator, namely that made for Davy by Watt. "Perhaps the first made gas inhaler was one which James Watt, renowned engineer, constructed for Humphry Davy in 1799" (A. Charles King). Davy's studies with gas, presented for the first time in the present work, also led to his invention of the safety lamp that bears his name (the Davy Lamp), which ever since its invention has been extensively employed in coal mines and spared the lives of many workers. It was the present work which established Davy's name as a chemist and earned him many of the honours bestowed upon him.Duveen p. 160.Gedeon p. 157.Garrison&Morton: 5646.Dibner: 128.Hagelin: p. 140

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        Plauen (Dresden). - Buschmühle. - Johann Friedrich Bruder. - "Vue prise Pres du Moulin dit Buschmühle dans la Vallee de Plauen pres de Dresde".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Umrissradierung, alt koloriert, um 1800. Von Johann Friedrich Bruder, nach Johann Gottfried Jentzsch. 38,0 x 53,9 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 46,5 x 63,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert: "Grave par J. F. Bruder". Unte mittig französisch betitelt. Verlegeradresse Heinrich Rittner in Dresden. - Wasserzeichen "Turkey Mills J Whatman". - Blatt mit je einem fachkundig restauriertem Einriss im oberen und rechten Rand. Das alte Kolorit wohlerhalten. Verso Reste einer vormaligen Montierung. Insgesamt guter bis sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Johann Friedrich Bruder (1782 Dresden - 1838 Dresden). Deutscher Landschaftszeichner und Radierer. Schüler von Johann Philipp Veith an der Dresdner Akademie. 1814-31 zeichnete er in Warschau. War ab 1831 bis zu seinem Tode in Dresden als Zeichenlehrer tätig. Zeichnete und radierte zahlreiche Ansichten von Sachsen und Böhmen. Für den Dresdner Kunsthändler Heinrich Rittner fertigte er kolorierte Umrissradierungen, Ansichten aus der Umgebung Dresdens und der Sächsischen Schweiz. Johann Gottfried Jentzsch (1759 Hinterjessen bei Pirna - 1826 Dresden). Deutscher Landschaftsmaler, Zeichner und Radierer. Als Schüler der Zeichenschule der Meißner Porzellanmanufaktur dort 1780-1800 als Bataillen-, Jagd-, Vieh- und Landschaftsmaler tätig. Ab 1790 sächsische Ansichten im Stile Adrian Zinggs. 1797 Berufung durch Camillo Graf Marcolini als Theaterdekorationsmaler nach Dresden. 1800 Anstellung als Hoftheatermaler und Übersiedlung nach Dresden. 1802/03 kurfürstliches Stipendium für Studienreise nach Rom, wo er mit Angelika Kauffmann verkehrte. Nach seiner Rückkehr arbeitete er wieder für das Hoftheater sowie für die Bühnen in Pillnitz und im Linckeschen Bad. Seit 1817 Lehrer für architektonisches Zeichnen an der Industrie- und Bauschule der Dresdner Kunstakademie. 1825 Mitglied der Akademie..

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        An account of the natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean. With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language.London, John Murray, 1818. 2 volumes. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece portrait of Mariner by Bragg after Mouchet, and a folding engraved map of the Tonga Islands. 19th-century half calf.

      Forbes 487; Hill 1076; Kroepelien 819; cf. Howgego, 1800-1850, M14. Second enlarged edition of an account containing an elaborate dictionary and grammar of the Tonga language as well as several songs. Volume two, moreover, includes some interesting notes on James Cook, who had named the Tonga Islands the Friendly Islands in remembrance of the friendly reception accorded to him and his crew. With inscription on endpapers and title-pages; volume 1 lacking half-title; spines chafed. Very good set with the armorial bookplate of the Tennant family on front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Neue Vorschläge und Erfindungen zur Verbesserung der Wasserkünste beym Bergbau und Salinenwesen

      16 fine folding engraved plates (six with light & mostly marginal dampstaining). xii, 98 pp. Large 4to, fine cont. red sheep, sides decorated with a gilt fillet, flat spine prettily gilt, green morocco lettering piece on spine, a.e.g. Bayreuth: Heirs of J.A. Lübeck, 1800. First edition and quite rare. Baader (1763-1835), a famous mining expert and Chief of the Bavarian Mining Council, resided in England and Scotland from 1786 to 1794, where he studied the most recent technological developments taking place there, both in mining and metallurgy. While in Edinburgh, he designed a new blasting machine for iron mines which had considerable success and became known as the Baadersches Geblaese. His greatest contribution to science was, however, his devotion, through propaganda and the power of his position, to the building of railways in Bavaria. The present work, a sequel to his Vollständige Theorie der Saug- und Hebepumpen (1797), was written while Baader was director of mining and machinery in Bavaria. It is concerned with various kinds of pumps used in mines, to flood brine pools, and to transport brine solutions. These same pumps were used for more than a century to irrigate the famous gardens at the palace of Nymphenburg in Münich. The finely engraved plates depict various parts of the pumps, mostly in cross-section views. Fine copy in a very pretty binding from the library of the dukes of Bavaria. &#10087; A.D.B., I, pp. 725-26. Poggendorff, I, 80-81. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        A wonderful original miniature painting on ivory of George Washington likely from the Geneva shop of the Frères Rochat

      A masterful miniature bust portrait of George Washington, signed, ?Rochat? in blue, accomplished on ivory, 2.25? x 3? visible, housed in an ornate brass standing frame 6.5? x 8.5?, festooned with laurels, torches and an eagle at top with a heavily-worn red velvet field beneath. Fine condition.The portrait appears to be somewhat based on well-published engravings of Washington during his Presidency. The miniature portrait of a white-haired Washington is signed \"Rochat\" in blue at the extreme right and is more than likely the work of the Geneva watchmakers, Frères Rochat circa 1800. The house, founded by David Rochat (1746-1812) and perpetuated by his three sons, was one of the great Swiss watchmakers best known for their ornate signing bird boxes.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Ludwig Hess, Landschaftsmaler.

      Zürich, Orell Füssli et Compagnie, 1800,. kl. in-8vo, VI (inkl. gest Titelbl. mit Alpen-Ansicht v. J.H. Meyer nach Hess) + 100 S., Ex-Libris 'Emanuel Stickelberger' und Buchhändlerticket 'Librairie Ancienne C.L. van Langenhuysen. Amsterdam', Halb-Leder der Zeit, obere Ecken leicht gestaucht, kleine Fehlstelle am oberen, hinteren Kapital.. Ludwig Hess wurde am 16. Oktober 1760 in Zürich als Sohn einer tüchtigen und wohlhabenden Bürgerfamilie geboren. Er lernte zwar das Metzgerhandwerk, es wurden ihm aber immer mehr Reisen ermöglicht,die er auf seine malerischen Studien verwandte. Zuletzt lebte er ganz von seiner Kunst. Ludwig Hess wurde als Maler der helvetischen Alpengegend bekannt. Bereits im Alter von 40 Jahren, am 13. April 1800, ist er verstorben. Von ihm sind u.a. die 'Sechs radierten Naturprospecte' kurz vor seinem Tod, 1800, publiziert worden. Mit grösseren Abschnitten der Reise von Hess durch das Schweizerland: "über pfadlose Gebirge und Gletscher auf der Suche nach interessanten Vorlagen für seine Zeichnungen und Malereien."Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Karikatur des Heiligen Nikolaus. Tuschfeder in Braun, grau und braun laviert.

      Um 1800.. Auf Bütten mit angeschnittenem Wasserzeichen "A I". 31,2 x 28,7 cm.. Voll ausgeführte Zeichnung. Konturlinien charakterisieren die Figuren, die durch reiche Lavierung Plastizität erhalten. Die Szene karikiert das Brauchtum in Süddeutschland, dass Kinder am 6. Dezember den auf einem Thron sitzenden Heiligen Niklaus, der traditionell im Bischoffsgewand und mit Bischoffsmütze dargestellt wird, besuchen. Anstelle des Krummstabs hält er einen Kerzenleuchter in der Hand. Der Genre-Szene haftet etwas rätselhaftes an. Der Nikolaus wirkt hölzern, sein Gesicht maskenhaft. Die Kinder unterschiedlichen Alters werden mit Gebäckstangen und einem Holzhammer beschenkt. - Kleinere Einrisse im Rand.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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