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        The Blue Passion Flower

      London 1800 - Dr. Robert John Thornton (1768-1837) hand-colored engraving 22.25" x 17.5", The Blue Passion Flower, is from his book titled The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature, Picturesque Botanical Plates of the new Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. Thornton began to indulge his lifelong love for botany in 1799. Determined to surpass the Germans in scholarship and the French in printing artistry, he planned a book of philosophic and literary distinction, illustrated by some of the best painters working in Britain. Within the book there are five frontispieces, portraits and allegorical compositions with thirty-two plates of flowers. Thornton made up each set with twenty-nine or thirty-two in varied arrangements. The lengthy text was primarily written by Thornton himself, where artists were commissioned to design and paint the images. The majority of designs were done by Peter Henderson and Philip Reinagle. The intaglio plates - a varied combination of mezzotint, aquatint, line and stipple engraving, finished with watercolor -were executed by Bartolozzi and other English masters. The title notwithstanding, few of the plates are of scientific interest. It is the forceful stylization of flowers, together with their historical, allegorical and/or fanciful backgrounds (prescribed by Thornton) that place the Temple of Flora among the greatest botanical books of all time. Dr. Thornton, who gave his life and his fortune to this work, created one of England's monuments to Romantic idealism. With only slight foxing and staining in the margin, this piece is in good condition richly colored with fine detailing and shading.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Reports from the Select Committee, appointed to inquire into the State of the Public Records of the Kingdom

      Printed by Luke Hansard, Great Turnstile, Lincolns-Inn Fields, London 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Nouveau voyage dans la Haute et Basse Egypte, la Syrie, le Dar-Four, où aucun Européen n'avoit pénétré, fait depuis les années 1792 jusqu'en 1798. Contenant des détails curieux sur diverses contrées de l'intérieur de l'Afrique, sur la Natolie, sur Constantinople et Paswan-Oglow, etc.

      Dentu AnVIII-1800, Paris - Avec des notes critiques sur les ouvrages de Savary et de Volney. Traduit de l'anglais sur la deuxième édition par J. Castéra. Ouvrages illustrés d'un beau frontispice, d'une carte dépliante de la route que suit la Caravane du Soudan, d'une carte topographique, dépliante, du Dar-Four, d'un plan hors texte, gravé en taille-douce,de la résidence du Sultan du Dar-Four et de tables météorologique pour l'année 1794-1795. Mouillure claire marginale, large de la page 252 à la fin du deuxième tome. Très bon état. 2 volumes in-8, xxxviij-371et 391 pages, demi-veau marbré, dos lisse, pièce de titre cerise, pièce de tomaison verte, tranches mouchetées (reliure moderne).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Marc et Cathy Aubry]
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        A GENERAL HISTORY Of QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood by Thomas Bewick.

      Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby and T. Bewick,, Newcastle Upon Tyne: 1800 - Fully illustrated with Bewick's 334 incomparable figures, head-pieces, vignettes, etc. In addition to textual revisions, and new cuts [12], this 4th Edition is "notable for the introduction of 'scientific' names . This edition is comparatively common at the present time in the imperial and demy sizes; of the royal size I have traced only two copies." [Roscoe]. Spine lightly sunned. Minor rubbing to joint leather. Bookplate of the "Honorable & Reverend L. Barrington". A pleasing VG copy. Period dark blue straight grain full morocco binding. Marbled eps & edges. Royal 8vo. 9-3/8" x 5-5/8". 4th Edition, Imprint Variant A (Roscoe 4b). x, 525, [1] pp. Last page the Errata.

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        Charms of Literature: Consisting of An Elegant Assemblage of Curious, Scarce, and Interesting Pieces, In Prose and Poetry

      London: J. Mitchell, 1800-1803. (BEWICK, THOMAS) Second edition. 9 parts bound in one vols., 18mo. 8 original designs and 12 vignette devices, engraven on wood by Thomas Bewick. Each part with individual title page. Pp. [2]; [2], 36; 36; 28, 8; 24, 12; 24, 12; 30, 8; 28, 8; 30, 8; [3]-36 (frontispiece of last work bound at front of volume, inserted plate between 30 & 31). Pink paper spine, printed label, preserving original boards, uncut. Rare thus. Hugo, Bewick Collector 154, 4127-4130, 141 . The "admirable cut of 'The Wounded Soldier,' 'Bewick fecit' for the frontispiece" (Hugo) of the popular Scotland's Skaith, has been bound as a frontispiece to this excellent little collection of works illustrated by the master wood engraver of Newcastle

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        A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. The Fourth Edition

      Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, and T. Bewick. 1800. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. x, 525pp + 1p errata. Full black leather, sides stamped in blind, spine decorated in blind, dark red morocco label lettered in gold. Marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved title vignette and numerous in-text illustrations. With the bookplate of Bertrand Suggit on the front pastedown endpaper. Two old dealer's descriptions pasted on the verso of the front free endpaper and the flyleaf. A printed description of the ornithoryncus is tipped in front of page 525. Light wear to extremities. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo .

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        Carey's General Atlas

      M. Carey, Philadelphia 1800 - Expertly bound to style in half russia over contemporary speckled paper-covered boards, the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, red morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment Lovely copy of a rare edition of Carey's important and early General Atlas. Carey's "American Atlas," printed in 1795 with 21 maps, was the first atlas printed in America. Carey's "General Atlas" was first published in 1796 with 45 maps. Most of the present atlas is devoted to the Americas with 27 of the 49 maps being of the region. Of the 27, the majority concern the United States and its territories, and incorporate the latest geographical knowledge available by what was to become one of the premier mapping firms in the United States. Two additional important maps, not included in the 1796 edition, are map 46 Seven Ranges of Townships. laid out by Congress and map 47 Part of the North Western Territory by Samuel Lewis, dated 1796. Phillips Atlases 3535; not in Rumsey; cf. Sabin 10858. (17 x 14 inches). 49 engraved maps, (including 26 double-page or folding, 'A Map of the part of the N.W. Territory of the United States' printed on heavy paper and coloured in outline in a contemporary hand.) (Occasional expert repairs to margins and folds). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Abbildungen von allen Uniformen der Königl. Preus. Armee unter der Regierung Sr. Majestaet Friedrich Wilhelm III. 2 Bde. (Berlin, Umger, 1800). Mit altkolor. gestoch. Tit. u. 130 (von 142) prächtig altkolor. und teils silber- und goldgehöhte Kupfertaf. Schlichte Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. (beschabt).,

      1800 - Lipperheide II 2154; Colas II 2482.- Enthält prächtig altkolorierte, detaillierte Uniformdarstellungen der Königlichen Suite, Infanterie, Besondere Corps, Cürassiers, Dragoner, Husaren und Towarcys.- Teils mit alter hs. Bezeichnung der abgebildeten Uniform unterhalb der Darstellung.- Titel verso mit Bibl.-Stempel (dat. 1914), Tafeln mit dezentem Nummernstempel unterhalb der Darstellung und verso mit altem fürstlichem Bibl.-Stempel.- Selten. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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      Edition : PARIS, DELAMARCHE, 1800 - Corrigée et augmentée par C.F. DELAMARCHE - Carte géographique dépliante, entoilée - Dimensions 115 x 100 cm? 54 feuillets - Frontières rehaussées de couleurs - Avec Anatolie, Syrie, Afrique du Nord - Cartouche à décor - Islande en encart - Trous de punaises en angles et 2 taches d'encre '2 cm - 11 échelles référencées (milles, grandes lieues, ) - Papier un peu bruni, bon document néanmoins 1 feuillet, 16,5 cm x 13 cm (dimensions repliée). Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres 113]
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        Island / nach Murdochischer Projection und den besten astronomischen Orts-Bestimmungen von Verdun de la Crenne, Pingré und Borda, gezeichnet von I. C. M. Reinecke".

      1800 - Kupferstich-Karte von I.M.C. Reinecke bei Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, datiert Weimar 1800, altkoloriert. Ca. 47,5 x 54 cm. Papier gebräunt, etwas stockfleckig. Auf blaugrauem Papier gedruckt. Dreyer-Eimbcke, Island, Grönland und das nördliche Eismeer im Bild der Kartographie seit dem 10. Jahrhundert, S. 110 f. Detaillierte Karte der Atlantikinsel in der ersten Variante. Oben mittig querovale Titelkartusche, rechts unten Erläuterungen und Meilenzeiger. Links unten Inset-Karte der Faröer-Inseln (9,5 x 9,5 cm). Aus der ersten Ausgabe von "Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der ganzen Erde", der zwischen 1796 und 1804 publiziert wurde, siehe dazu Espenhorst Handatlanten Nr. 1.1.1. Das Landes-Industrie-Comptoir wurde 1789 von F. J. Bertuch in Weimar gegründet, ab 1804 trug es den Namen Geographisches Institut. Wichtige Mitarbeiter waren A.C. Gaspari und A. Stieler, der später die erfolgreichste Atlantenproduktion Deutschlands im 19. Jh. begründete. First edition of this scarce map from the first edition of "Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der ganzen Erde", published in Weimar between 1796 and 1804. Printed on blue-grey paper. Some browning, minor spotting. Nice contemporary colour. Papier gebräunt, etwas stockfleckig. Auf blaugrauem Papier gedruckt.

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        Relation Du Voyage a La Recherche De La Perouse, fait par Ordre de L'Assemblee Constituante, Pendant les Annee 1791, 1792, et pendant la 1Ëre, et la 2de annÈe de la RÈpublique FranÁoise

      chez H.J. Jansen, imprimeur-libraire, rue des PËres, No. 1195, F.G.,, A Paris, 1800 - The search for La Perouse First edition, three volumes (comprising folio atlas volume and two volumes text, 4to). Text: 4to (298 by 225mm), xvi, 442pp.; 113, [three, errata and two blank]. Atlas: Folio (533 by 350mm), engraved title (Atlas pour servir ?? la relation du voyage ?? la recherche de La PÈrouse , Chez F. Schoell, Libraire, Rue des FossÈs St. Germain l'Auxerrois, No. 29. 1811), containing 44 charts and engraved plates, original boards, edges uncut as issued, preserved in blue cloth solander boxes. The first edition of this extensive account with splendid and important illustrations of birds, plants, native peoples, and artefacts by the naturalist and surgeon Jacques Julien Houton de LabillardiËre (17551834), who accompanied the search for the famous French navy officer and explorer Jean-FranÁois de Galaup, Comte de la PÈrouse (17411788?), whose expedition had vanished in Oceanea after having left Botany Bay in January 1788. The rescue expedition was sent out under Rear Admiral Joseph Bruni d'Entrecasteaux and Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec. On 25 September 1791 the ship left Brest and followed La PÈrouse's proposed course around the Cape of Good Hope to Tasmania, via the islands northwest of Australia, while at the same time making scientific and geographic discoveries. In May 1793 the expedition arrived at the island of Vanikoro in the Santa Cruz archipelago. D'Entrecasteaux thought that he saw smoke signals from several elevated areas on the island, but was unable to investigate and forced to leave due to the dangerous reefs surrounding the island. The expedition twice circumnavigated Australia, but was beset by difficulty throughout. D'Entrecasteaux died in Batavia, and news of the French Revolution fragmented the crew and ended the expedition. The papers of the voyage fell into British hands but were returned under a flag of truce in 1796; LabillardiËre was the first to publish his account. Although the expedition was not successful in finding traces of La PÈrouse, it made several important contributions to geographical knowledge, and the investigations of the naturalists were of special value (Ferguson). Of particular cartographic interest were the surveys of the coasts of Tasmania, Tonga, New Caledonia, the northern coast of New Guinea, and the south-western coast of Australia, and the atlas contains important views of these areas by the artist Piron. Also of interest are the 14 botanical plates engraved by RedoutÈ and the first printed depiction of a Black Swan. The vocabularies of the languages spoken at Malay, the Friendly Islands, New Caledonia, and Waygiou, printed in the Appendix, add much to the study of linguistics, and LabillardiËre's account of the Tongans is among the best contributions to the ethnology of that people. Davidson, pp. 1056; Ferguson 307; Hill 954; Sabin 38420. Library stamp of A.L. Beaujour, Caen.

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        An Epitome of the Natural History of the Insects of India and the Islands in the Indian Seas: comprising upwards of two hundred and fifty Figures and Descriptions.

      Bensley T, London 1800 - London, printed for the author by T. Bensley, 1800. 4to. With descriptive text, and 57 delightful hand-coloured engravings by the author (with tissue guards). Rebound (1980s) to the highest standards of craftsmanship by J. Henderson of York. Full black leather. Gilt lining to board edges. Raised bands to spine. Elaborate and appropriate gilt decoration to spine. Gilt label. Endpapers in appropriate period marbled paper. Gilt decoration to turn-ins. The plates are wonderfully bright. The contents are clean and free from foxing, although some tissue guards are foxed. All edges marbled originally. A beautiful book Bound to match Donovans¿s Insects of China which I am also listing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Icones Plantarum Japonicarum, quas in insulis Japonicis annis 1775 et 1776 collegit et descripsit.

      - Uppsala, J.F. Edman, 1800-1805. Parts II-V. Folio (430 x 275mm). With 39 (of 40) engraved plates. Original printed wrappers. First edition of Thunberg's rare sequel and counterpart to his 'Flora Japonica' (1784). The copy lacks the first part published in 1794 and plate 'Polypodium hastatum' in part III. We have added a complete copy of the Japanese reprint of 1934, sothat the work can be made complete. A complete copy has 5 parts with 50 plates.This work contains some of the first Western illustrations of Japanese species, and is a landmark work, along with the 'Flora', for the Linnaean botany of Japan. Thunberg visited Japan disguised as a Dutchman. He was confined to the Dutch trading post built on a tiny artificial island, and was reduced to examining the forage plants brought from the mainland to feed the domestic animals. He was able to make only limited excursions to the mainland, but nonetheless managed to assemble a remarkable accurate picture of the Japanese flora. The 'Icones' illustrates 'inter alia' several Japanese species of 'Acer', including the highly variable 'Acer palmarum', here illustrated for the first time. This copy contains an unrecorded four-page address, in French, by Thunberg to the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences thanking them for making him a member. It is inserted in the fourth part. Even incomplete copies are very rare. Some wrappers worn, plates in very fine impressions and uncut.Nissen BBI, 1960; Stafleu & Cowan 14364. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Night-Blowing Cereus

      London 1800 - The most strikingly beautiful flower plates ever to be printed in England. "The plant shown in this picture [ Selenicereus grandiflorus (L.) Britton & Rose]. is also known as the Moon Cactus, from the moon-like appearance of the fully open flower. Thornton also says that. it was sometimes called the `Torch Thistle' as it `exhibits to the observer a figure equally grotesque as terrific, with flowers possessing actually the blazing appearance of a torch.' The plant is a native of Jamaica and Cuba. This picture is one of the most arresting in the collection. The plant itself is of interest, not only for its large and beautiful flowers, but as a representative of those which, growing in a hot and dry environment, open their flowers at night for pollination by night-flying insects, pollinators being scarce in such climates during the heat of the day. This has a curious effect where public botanic gardens are concerned, since these are shut at night to visitors, who thus never see the plant in full bloom." (Ronald King. The Temple of Flora by Robert Thornton . 1981, p.74). Thornton's Temple of Flora is the greatest English colour-plate flower book. ".[Thornton] inherited a competent fortune and trained as a doctor. He appears to have had considerable success in practice and was appointed both physician to the Marylebone Dispensary and lecturer in medical botany at Guy's and St. Thomas's hospitals. But quite early in his career he embarked on his. great work. What Redouté produced under the patronage of L'Héritier, Marie Antoinette, the Empress Josephine, Charles X and the Duchesse de Berry, Thornton set out to do alone. Numerous important artists were engaged. twenty-eight paintings of flowers commissioned from Abraham Pether, known as `Moonlight Pether', Philip Reinagle, . Sydenham Edwards, and Peter Henderson. The result. involved Thornton in desperate financial straits. In an attempt to extricate himself he organized the Royal Botanic Lottery, under the patronage of the Prince Regent. it is easy to raise one's eyebrows at Thornton's unworldly and injudicious approach to publishing. But he produced. one of the loveliest books in the world" (Alan Thomas Great Books and Book Collecting , pp.142-144) "There are two quite different plates of this painting, both engraved by Pether and both used at the same time, which I shall call A and B. The principal differences are as follows: A. The flourish of the T of The in the title cuts through the ht of Moonlight in the left hand corner. The flourish of the N of Night has a loop. The minute hand of the clock covers the dot between XII and I, while the clock has no band in which the hour figures are placed. There is a dark spot in the centre of the Cereus. The plate is slightly different in size of engraved surface from B and the length of the title is 9 ¾ inches. B. The flourish of the T of The does not touch the word Moonlight. The flourish of the N in Night has no loop. The dot between XII and I is visible and the clock has a band for the hour figures. The centre of the Cereus has no dark spot. The length of the title is 8 ½ inches. In the second state of A there is added mezzotint on the petals of the bloom and the spines on the stem of the Cereus. The clock face is darker and ripples in the water are wavy and not straight as before. In the second state of B, a number of etched lines are added to the plate strengthening the foliage of the trees behind the flower, the outer petals of the blossom, the bank above the water and the trees on the left. Both plates are very fine." (Handasyde Buchanan. Thornton's Temple of Flora , 1951, p.17). This example is the second state of plate B. Hand-coloured and colour-printed mezzotint engraving by Dunkerton. Sheet size: 21 7/8 x 16 7/8 inches.

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        Douglas; or, The Highlander. A Novel.

      London: Printed at the Anti-Jacobin Press by T Crowder Whitefriars: First edition 1800 - 4 volumes, 12mo., [xxviii, 323pp] + [vi, 300pp] + [viii, 315pp] + [xii, 382pp], bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines gilt ruled and titled and numbered in gilt. A VG+ lovely clean set with only slight rubbing to some extremities of some bindings of this very scarce Anti-Jacobin work. [English Short Title Catalogue, T68561]. Ex Libris Thomas Hammond Foxcroft with his fine engraved bookplate to upper pastedown of each volume. Robert Bisset (1759-1805) was a man who proudly referred to himself as ‘that zealous Anti-Jacobin, Dr Bisset’ and one of the most prominent – and vitriolic – reviewers for the Anti-Jacobin, Bisset waged a bitter and vicious war against every enemy of ‘Christianity and natural religion, of monarchy, or order, subordination, property and justice’. The main butt of Bisset’s razor-sharp satire in Douglas is Mary Wollstonecraft, who appears both as herself, and as a travesty of herself, called Lady Mary Manhunt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama in Tibet

      W Bulmer and Co, Russel court, Cleveland row, St James's, London 1800 - Containing a narrative of a journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet. To which are added, views taken on the spot, by Lieutenant Samuel Davies; and observations Botanical, Mineralogical, and Medical, by Mr Robert Saunders. In contemporary speckled, full tan leather, with gilt titling and tooling to spine, front board a little loose but holding, edges and corners bumped. Internally, faint evidence of bookplate to fpd, paper water marked 1799, (xxviii), 473 pp, 13 pls (of 13), 1 map, some light offsetting, (the plates are by Davies, engraved by Basire from the original drawings in the possession of Warren Hastings). A lovely copy, un-restored and better for it! (ESTC T136507. Graesse 212. Brunet 978. & Cordier Sinica 2909 -info). Turner, army officer in the East India Company and diplomatist, whose Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama in Tibet (1800) was the first eye-witness report on Tibet and Bhutan to be published in English. The book remained the only account of those countries available to English readers until the publication in 1876 of the journals of George Bogle and Thomas Manning. Through the editions that quickly followed in French (1800), German (1801), and Italian (1817), the book had a considerable impact on the European imagination. See ONDB for a full Bio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte de la Partie Occidentale des Iles Antilles Comprenant St. Domingue, la Jamaique, Cuba et les Iles et Bancs de Bahama. . .

      Depot de la Marine, Paris 1800 - The map depicts the coast southern Florida in very good detail. In addition Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Bahamas are also depicted. Depth measurement are present on all the coastlines., Size : 580x875 (mm), 22.875x34.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Voyage de Dimo et Nicolo Stephanopoli en Grèce, pendant les années 1797 et 1798, D’après deux missions, dont l’une du Gouvernement français, et l’autre du général en chef Buonaparte. Rédigé par un des professeurs du prytané [Serieys]. Avec figures, plans et vues levés sur les lieux.

      A Londres., s. n., 1800 - 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-8° ; XVI-303 pp.-8 pl. h.-t./(2)-319 pp., demi-veau brun, dos lisse, filets or, fleurons, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, tranches jaunes mouchetées, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Barbier IV, 1072. Blackmer II, 1020. Legrand & Pernot, Bibliographie Ionienne I, 581. Weber, 642. Édition originale. First edition. Very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Holy Bible for the Blind (new York point) 1800's- Volume 1-11 Missing #9

      Anonymous, Anonymous 1800 - RARE-------We believe this to be the only near complete set available in the world. BIBLE----Late 1800's-------(Vol. 1)- genesis - exodus (Vol. 2) - Levitucus - deuteronomy (Vol. 3)- Joshua - samuel (Vol. 4) - I Kings - I chronicles (Vol. 5) - II chronicles - Job (Vol. 6) - Pslams - song of solomon (Vol 7) - Isaiah - Jeremiah (Vol. 8) - Lamentatson - malachi (Vol. 10) - John - I corinthians (Vol. 11) -II corinthians - revelation.The cover has three-quarter leather and has some wear.The pages look good.Volume 10 has the spine covering loose.Volume 9 is missing.Volume 6 has a piece of tape down the side of the spine.Not sure of the date but should be close.Shipping will take about 4 or 5 box's.Additional S&H is included in the U.S. only.Check out our books on tape.We ship everyday or next day.We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Compendious Dictionary of the Holy Bible

      sp;-London - W. Button,Pater Roster Row, 1800 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A compendious dictionary of the Holy Bible, 'exhibiting A Biographical History of the Persons; A Geographico-Historical Account of the Places; A Literal, Critical, and Systematical Description of other objects, whether Natural, Artificial, Civil Religious, or Military; including the Significations of the Hebrew and Other Words Occuring therein. Likewise a brief view of the Figures and Metaphors of the Holy Writ. To which is added an appendix, containingessays on various biblical subjects, and a chronilogical table of scripture history. 'Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed, with the front board detached and the back joint being slightly strained but still very firm. Internally, firmly bound to the spine, generally bright and clean with just some odd scattered spotting throughout. Overall Condition: FAIR..

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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. By Michael Symes, Esq. major in his Majesty’s 76th Regiment.

      London, Printed by W. Bulmer & Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James’s ; and sold by Messrs. G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to his Majesty, Pall-Mall ; and J. Wright, Piccadilly, 1800 - in-4° ; XXIII-503 pp.-26 planches h.-t. et 2 cartes repl. h.-t., plein veau glace bleu, filet d’encadrement or sur les plats, dos à nerfs, filets or, caissons ornementés or, roulette or sur les chasses, tranches marbrées, bel exemplaire. Cordier, B. I., t. I, 445. Cox, t. I, p. 309. Howgego, S200. Édition originale illustrée de 26 planches et 2 cartes. First edition. very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Relation de l’Ambassade anglaise, envoyée en 1795 dans le Royaume d’Ava, ou l’Empire des Birmans ; Suivie d’un Voyage fait, en 1798, à Colombo, dans l’Ile de Ceylan, et à la Baie de Da Lagoa, sur la côte orientale de l’Afrique ; de la Description de l’Ile de Carnicobar et de Ruines de Mavalipouram [par Guillaume White]. Traduits de l’Anglais avec des notes par J. Castéra. Avec une Collection de 30 Planches in-4°, gravées en taille-douce par J. B. P. Tardieu, dessinées sur les lieux sous les yeux de l’Ambassadeur.

      A Paris, Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Libraire, An IX 1800 - 3 vol. in-8° et 1 atlas in-4° ; (2)-VII-380 pp./(2)-396 pp./(2)-318 pp., l’atlas se compose ainsi : (2)-2 cartes repl. h.-t.-28 pl. h.-t. [I-XXX], demi-veau rouge, dos lisse joliment orné, filet or, titre or, rel. post., bel exemplaire. Chadenat, 704. Cox I, p. 309. Gay, 3188. Édition originale de la traduction française. Very nice set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rare Handwritten John Nicholson Document Concerning War Debts

      Nicholson was a Revolutionary-era Pennsylvania state official. He partnered with Robert Morris in western land speculation that bankrupted both. He was sent to debtor's prison in 1800 and died there shortly thereafter. ADS. 1pg. 8 ¾" x 8. Jany 21, 1783. Comptr Generals Office Phiada. A very rare autograph document signed "Jno Nicholson": "Capt Joseph Blewer Esqr acknowledges to have recd the sum of four thousand five hundred and eighty five pounds and Six pence of Samuel Massey Esqr. at the time and for the purpose Mentd. within which he had borrowed of Sd. Massey as, he declares upon Interest, he also produces a copy of his accts. Current wherein he charges himself and accts. for the expenditure of the sum aforesaid... £1000 were pd by his draft on the navy board in fav of I Hood." On the back are numbers totaling £4585.6 all in the handwriting of Joseph Blewer. At the bottom, Blewer penned "Receiv'd Octr 18 1777 from Samuel Massey Four Thousand five hundred & eighty five pounds & Six Pence for the use of the State of Pennsylvania. Joseph Blewer". Joseph Blewer of Philadelphia served in the Pennsylvania General Assembly from 1779 to 1780. Samuel Massey (1734-1793), a descendant of a prominent Quaker family in the Philadelphia region, was a captain in the Revolution and commanded a company of troops. Before the war, he owned a successful import company. As this document shows, Massey indirectly lent Pennsylvania money for the war efforts. Though Nicholson is a common autograph appearing on many pieces of Revolutionary War paper, the American Book Prices Current shows only two holograph pieces. The document is in fragile condition with fold separations and ragged edges

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        Dictionnaire raissoné de physique Seconde édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée par l'auteur.

      chez Magimel,, A Paris, 1800 - Tre volumi di cm. 26, di cui due di testo di pp. xii, 506; 491 (1) + un volume con frontespizio e 90 tavole incise (di cui alcune ripiegate). Elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle marmorizzata, dorsi lisci con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da cornici decorative e tagli dorati. Qualche segno d'uso a cerniere e cuffie, alcune fioriture, peraltro esemplare marginoso e ben conservato. Classico lavoro scientifico la cui bella parte iconografica rappresenta esperimenti e fenomeni di fisica, meccanica ed ottica. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ficus figuier

      Paris 1800 - Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) Stipple engraving, printed in color and finished by hand by Pierre-Joesph Redouté (1759-1840) and Pancrace Bessa (1772-1835) From Traites des Arbes des Arubustes. Large paper color edition. Paris; 1800-1819. Plate mark 9” x 12” on sheet 10” x 16”. Condition: Very Good. This elegant engraving is an exquisite example executed at the Zenith of French botanical art during the early nineteenth century. The leading botanical artists of their time, Pierre-Joseph Redouté and Pancrace Bessa, illustrated this engraving as part of a volume in homage to one of the most important French writers on plant physiology and agriculture during the early nineteenth century, Louis Duhamel du Monceau.The use of the stipple engraving technique along with the detailed coloring makes this engraving distinctive of Redouté’s work. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Tratado do melhoramento da navegação por canães, onde se mostrão as numerosas vantagens ?traduzido para a portugueza ? por Antonio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrade Machado da Silva ?.

      Lisbon, Officina da Casa Litteraria do Arco do Cego, 1800. - (8 ll.), 114 pp., (1 blank l.), 18 engraved plates [some folding; numbered 1?12, 13a, 13b, 14?17]. 4°, contemporary quarter sheep over plain blue-grey paper boards (paper peeling; spine defective at head and foot; other binding wear), flat spine with leather lettering piece, gilt letter, text block sprinkled red. A few small wormholes in outer margin, not affecting text or images. In good to very good condition. ---- First edition in Portuguese of Fulton's @A Treatise on the Improvement of Canal Navigation, Exhibiting the Numerous Advantages to be Desired from Small Canals, and Boats of Two to Five Feet Wide . . . , published London, 1796. The @Treatise was the first major published work of the celebrated American inventor, engineer, and painter Robert Fulton. Born near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1765, Fulton left for England in 1786, not returning to the United States until 1806. Under the patronage the Duke of Bridgewater, Fulton spent much of his time studying boat propulsion and canal improvements. The latter are documented in the @Treatise, where Fulton advocates the development in England of an extensive system of inland waterways, discusses their construction and operating costs, and describes various inventions designed to facilitate canal operation.Fulton's work found favor throughout Europe. It was soon translated into Portuguese with the express wish that its ideas could be exploited both in Portugal and in Brazil. The @Tratado faithfully reproduces the elegant plates of the London edition, which were engraved after Fulton's own designs. They depict not only types of canal machinery, but also the proper design of large wooden and cast iron bridges. The engraver was Inácio José de Freitas, who executed a number of other works at the Arco do Cego.The translator and editor, Antonio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrade Machado da Silva (1773-1845), was born in São Paulo, studied at the Universidade de Coimbra, and returned to Brazil, where he held various government posts. A staunch supporter of Brazilian independence, he was a ringleader of the failed 1817 Pernambuco revolt. The @Tratado is one of several works he translated for the Arco do Cego press.This text was published at the Arco do Cego press (officially the Tipografia Chalcografica, Tipoplastica e Literaria, located in Lisbon at the Arco do Cego), established in 1800 at the insistence of D. Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho, Minister of State, who realized the need to spread information on new techniques in the arts, industry and agriculture in Portugal and Brazil. The director of the press was José Mariano da Conceição Veloso (1742?-1811), a native of Minas Geraes and a noted botanist; he was assisted by many young Brazilians living in Lisbon. In 1801 the Arco do Cego press was incorporated into the Regia Oficina Typografica, later known as the Impressão Regia and then the Imprensa Nacional.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 798; @Período colonial p. 28. Blake I, 128-9. Innocêncio I, 104. @A Casa Literária do Arco do Cego 35. JCB @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 800/6. Not in Bosch. Not in Rodrigues. Not in Gonçalves Rodrigues, @A tradução em Portugal. Cf. Sabin 26201. @DAB IV, 68-72. NUC: NN, ICN, NNC, CU, CtY, MiU, RPJCB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tratado completo de medicina operatoria ?.

      Lisbon, Na Regia Officina Typografica, 1800. - Woodcut royal arms of Portugal on title pages. (3 ll.), 342 pp., (2 ll.); 300 pp., (6 ll.); 346 pp., (3 ll.); 392 pp., (3, 1 blank l.), with total of 13 large folding plates. 4 volumes. 4°, contemporary tree sheep (minor wear), flat spines with gilt fillets, burgundy morocco lettering pieces, gilt letter. Crisp and clean. A fine set. 4 volumes. ---- FIRST EDITION of a work that holds a premier place among original works on surgery, incorporating the latest developments in the field as well as the fruits of Almeida's own experience. It includes lengthy sections on wounds, hernias, infections, aneurysms, amputations, bloodletting, dislocations and fractures, as well as advice for surgical treatment of diseases of the eye, ear, nose and teeth, and of the digestive, excretory and reproductive systems. Volume I, pages 61-73 deal specifically with wounds to the head, and plates VII and VIII (explained on p. 199-215) show methods of bandaging it. Four plates depict surgical instruments, and seven show how to bandage a patient after various operations. The final plate shows a complicated apparatus for setting a broken leg and holding it in place.Almeida (d. 1822) was a brilliant professor of surgery at the Royal Hospital of São José in Lisbon.---- Innocêncio I, 83: also listing a second, corrected edition of 1825. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 8. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto 66. @Imprensa Nacional nº 547: same collation, not listing a copy in the collection of the Imprensa Nacional. National Library of Medicine, @Eighteenth-Century STC p. 11. Wellcome II, 35. Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa pp. 276-7. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 14863822. Porbase locates two copies, at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and the Câmara Municipal de Tondela-Biblioteca Tomás Ribeiro. WorldCat locates two copies, at the National Library of Medicine and Wellcome Library. Copac repeats the Wellcome Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbook of Biophotonics

      Wiley VCH, 2011. Volume 2: Photonics for Health. Hardcover. New. - first book on biophotonics with physics basics as well as biological and medical background - covers latest applications in life science, quality control and defense - review style contributions guide the reader from basics to latest research trends - 1800 pages full color define a new standard.SKU: MM-60385178; EAN: 9783527410484

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        Principios de economia politica, traducidos del Francés al Castellano por Don Juan Smith, Brigadier de la Real Armada.

      Madrid, en la imprenta de Vega y Compania 1800 - One volume in 8vo; pp. 279, (1); contemporary marbled calf, some gilding to spine, red gilt lettering-piece, minor rabbing or bumping, marbled endpapwers, speckled edges, first three leaves with some browning in outer margin, else clean and crisp, a very good copy. First edition in Spanish. First published in French with the title "De l'économie politique moderne, Londres 1786". Herrenschwand (1728-1811) was a Swiss economist and a late follower of the physiocrats. This is one of his main works where he explains the stages of economic development and predicts the explosive growth of industry in Europe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ammorvin och Zallida.

      Chinesisk roman. Öfversättning. I-II. Linköping, Kongl. gymn. boktryckeriet, 1800. 8:o. 199 + 188 s. Samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, handskriven titeletikett och rödstänkta snitt. Ryggen flammig och titeltexten knappt urskiljbar. Inlagan lagerfläckig och titelbladet till del I med en större fuktfläck. Även fuktfläckar upptill i inre marginalen i del I fram till s. 25 och sporadiskt därefter. Ett genomgående litet hål upptill i inre marginalen i del I och bitvis även i del II. Med oidentifierad gammal namnteckning.. Originalet utkom i London 1798 under titeln "Ammorvin and Zallida. A novel". Möjligen översatt av boktryckeriets innehavare D. G. Björn

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        Ioannes de Wael

      ca. 1800. Line engraving measuring 28 x 21 cm. (11 x 8 inches).

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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]

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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]

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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]

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      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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      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]

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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]

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      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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