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        Ornemens de peinture et de sculpture, qui sont dans la Galerie d'Apollon, Au Chasteau du Louvre, Et Dans Le Grand Appartement du Roy au Palais des Tuilleries. Dessinéz et gravez par les Srs. Berain, Chauveau, et le Moine

      [Paris: c1800]., 1800. large folio. engraved title by G.I.B.Scotin after Bérain & 28 engraved plates drawn & engraved by Bérain, Chauveau & Le Moine. 19th century half morocco (extremities worn, spine with a few scars, paper lightly embrowned, most plates with some foxing - 12 significantly so, all plates mounted on stubs). The title is dated 1710 but this is a later issue on thick wove paper. The plates show the wall and ceiling ornaments of Galerie d'Apollon in the Louvre drawn and engraved by Bérain (11), and those for doors and wall paneling of Louis XIV's apartment in the Tuileries drawn and engraved by François Chauveau (13) and Jean Le Moine (4). Charles Le Brun, one of the twelve original members of the Académie de Peinture et Sculpture founded in 1648 and first painter to the King (1664) was in charge of the project, which was begun after a fire in 1661, when the space was restored and enlarged. "Le Brun's project for the Galerie d'Apollon is a triumph of mythological decoration, and one of his most powerful works. It also reveals the enduring influence of Poussin on Le Brun.The theme of Le Brun's decoration for the Galerie d'Apollon is Apollo, god of the sun, represented in the effects of light on the hours, months, seasons, elements, and hemispheres. Henry Jouin (1889) describes the magnificently worked out representation as a "poem to the aspects of nature." The greatest artists and sculptors of the time contributed to this decoration, under the direction of Le Brun. But despite the fact that work on the project extended over a period of twenty years, it was never completed. It was taken up again only in the nineteenth century by architect Félix Duban and painter Eugène Delacroix. Delacroix is responsible for the design of the center ceiling panel, which does not follow the original ideas of Le Brun." (Millard) Berlin Kat. 4037. Brunet I 1443. Millard 21..

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        Atlas Suisse N°. 4 - Partie du Ct. Sentis et Autriche Anterieure.

      Aarau Meyer 1800 - Kupferstichkarte von C. Guerin nach J.H. Weiss, Bildausschnitt 52 x 70,5 cm, Blattgr. 59 x 79 cm. Blumer 346/4; aus dem "Atlas Suisse" von Johann Rudolf Meyer und Johann Heinrich Weiss, kurz Meyer-Weiss-Atlas genannt, das älteste Kartenwerk, das die gesamte Schweiz umfasst und auf wissenschaftlicher Vermessung beruht; zeigt Teile der Kantone St. Gallen und Appenzell, Teile des Allgäu und den Norden Vorarlbergs bis Götzis mit Bregenz, Lustenau, Dornbirn und Hohenems; mit Mittelfalz, recht breitrandig und gut erhalten

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        An Account of a Voyage in Search of La Pérouse Performed in the Years 1791, 1792, and 1793. under the Command of Rear-Admiral Bruni d'Entrecasteaux.

      London: For John Stockdale, 1800 - Quarto (272 × 211 mm) Contemporary green half calf on marbled boards, black morocco label, flat bands with small floral tools gilt. A little rubbed at the extremities, neat repair to split at head of upper joint , marbled paper skilfully renewed, some off-set from the frontispiece, light toning and the occasional spot of foxing, but overall a very good copy. Frontispiece and 44 other plates, large folding map. First edition in English, same year as the French, this in the favoured, and less common, single-volume quarto edition. Labillardière was the botanist and doctor on the d'Entrecasteaux Pérouse search expedition, and was entrusted with the task of writing the official account following the death of the commander from scurvy. "Although unsuccessful in the search for La Pérouse, the voyage was of considerable importance because of the scientific observations that were made and the surveys of the coasts of Tasmania, New Caledonia, the north coast of New Guinea, and the southwest coast of Australia. Labillardière's account of the Tongans is an excellent contribution to the ethnology of that people" (Hill) When the expedition reached Java, Labillardière's scientific collections were seized by the British, war having been declared on the Revolutionary French government, but after lobbying by Sir Joseph Banks were returned to him, enabling him to publish the original of the present work, and also to begin publication of Novae Hollandiae Plantarum Specimen (1804-07), the first general description of the flora of Australia. Ferguson 309; Hill 955 - the 2 volume octavo edition; Sabin 38421

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        Forts Royal and Edward in the Island of Martinique

      1800 1800 - Joshua Gosselin (1739-1813) Forts Royal and Edward in the Island of Martinique Ink and gray wash drawing on paper Paper size: 9 1/2” x 15 3/4”; framed size: 20 3/4” x 27 1/8” (measurements in inches) Initialed and dated: J:G 1800 Gosselin’s watercolor view of Martinque was most probably copied from an original view and an engraved version of it was reproduced in Reverend Cooper Willyams An Account of the campaign in the West Indies, in the year 1794, published in London in 1796. In it, the artist has skillfully mastered the modulation of many tones of gray to create a harmonious view of the island.

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        An original drawing with a Royal Navy warship firing her cannon out to sea, titled 'Pigeon Island from the Town of Gros Islet,' St. Lucia

      [St. Lucia 1800 - A fine early view recalling St. Lucia's turbulent past. The view includes a British ship-of-war in the foreground, with Pigeon Island behind, with Fort Rodney topping the smaller of the two peaks. The island was used as a look-out post to keep an eye on the French naval base on Martinique to the north. The image also includes two large ships in the background and these, combined with the fact that the ship in the foreground has just fired a broadside, may mean that this image was intended to act as a record of one of the many encounters that took place before Britain finally took control of St. Lucia in 1814. Pen, ink and wash drawing within an ink-ruled border, titled in the margin beneath in ink in a contemporary hand. Image size: 6 5/8 x 9 7/8 inches; sheet size: 7 5/8 x 10 5/8 inches.

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        Histoire de Russie [History of Russia]: Atlas Volume.

      Imprimerie de Guilleminet, Pierre-Francois Fauche, Paris, Hamburg & Brunswick 1800 - Paris, Hamburg & Brunswick: l¿Imprimerie de Guilleminet, Pierre-Francois Fauche, An VIII [1800]. Nouvelle Edition. Quarto. 16 pp. With a folding engraved outline hand colored map and sixteen engraved plates (many folding). Handsome period brown gilt tooled quarter calf with red gilt lettered morocco labels and marbled boards. Occasional very mild foxing, otherwise a very good copy. Atlas to the third edition of Histoire de Russie (earlier editions were published without separate atlas). The folding map drawn by A. Brue shows European Russia and the Caucasus. The plates depict views, temples and buildings mostly of the region of Volga, Ural Mountains and Kirghiz steppes. Among them are the ruins of the ancient city of Bolghar and of the mysterious Buddhist monastery Ablaikit in vicinity of Ust-Kamenogorsk in modern Kazakhstan. Ablaikit was built by a Kalmyk khan in 1654-1656 and was destroyed in 1670. At the beginning of the 18th century there were still sculptures and pictures in the monastery¿s temple. Manuscripts found there in 1720 were sent to Saint Petersburg. The plates include a general view, topographical plan and interior view of the temple of Ablaikit. Costumes of Kasimov Tatars, Samoyeds, Ostiaks, Mordvinians, Kalmyks, Tshouvach, Mongols and Kirghiz are also included. Pierre Charles Levesque was a French historian, philosopher and moralist, initially engraver. He lived in Russia for seven years working as a teacher in the Cadet Corps and the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg. His "Histoire de Russie" was recognized as the most significant research on Russian history written by a foreign scientist in the 18th century. It was widely popular in Russia before Nikolai Karamzin published his famous work, and kept its scientific significance until the end of the 19th century. Levesque was the first author who based his work mostly on Russian sources and historical works. For his achievements Levesque was accepted as a member of Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-letters (1789) and taught history in Collège de France (Nouvelle Biographie Générale, vol. 31, 38-39). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

      London, Printed for J. Debrett, 1800 - Atlas volume containing 2 folding engraved maps and 22 engraved plates, 11 of which are folding, in contemporary half calf, rebacked and with new end papers. Also the text in two vols. from the 1827 edition in worn original cloth. Description of many aspects of Burmese life, including native dress, language, food, marriage and funeral ceremonies, agriculture, including the cultivation of indigo, the flora and fauna. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire raisonne, universel d'histoire naturelle: Contenant l'histoire des animaux, des vegetaux et des mineraux, et celle des corps celestes, des meteores, et des autres principaux phenomenes de la nature; avec l'histoire des trois regnes, et . une table concordante des noms latins, .

      Lyon: Chez Bruyset aine et ce 1800 - 15 Vols., cont. mottled calf, contrasting labels, a couple of head bands a little chipped.

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        De la Peste, ou Époques mémorables de ce fléau et les moyens de s'en préserver.

      - (Paris, Lavilette et Compagnie, an VIII (1800) ; 2 vol. in-8, (4), XII, 372, (3) pp. et (4), 294, VI, (1) pp. ; pleine basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné, encadrement doré sur les plats, tranches marbrées, coiffes usées, coins émoussés, un petit trou en queue du dos ; assez bel exemplaire. Première et seule édition, rare. Cet ouvrage fut rédigé au moment de l'expédition dEgypte, pays où l'affection était endémique. Papon y retrace l'histoire de la peste depuis celle qui frappa Athènes (l'an 331 avant J.C.) jusqu'à celle de Marseille en 1720. Il rapporte de nombreux détails sur les pestes d'Athénes, Constantinople, Milan, Lyon, Montpellier, Digne, Toulon, Marseille et Aix-en-Provence. La deuxième partie est consacrée aux précautions sanitaires à prendre dans les villes, les ports, ; des chapitres sont consacrés aux quarantaines, au lazaret, On trouve à la fin un index chronologique des épidémies de peste. Cet ouvrage fut très bien accueilli, Guyton de Morveau, pionnier de l'hygiène, écrit dans son 'Traité des Moyens de désinfecter l'air' (1805, p.129) : "Papon y rapporte, avec beaucoup d'exactitude, tout ce qui a été mis en usage, et qui est encore indiqué pour désinfecter les hommes, les hardes, et pour purifier l'air. Il donne les différentes compositions de parfums employés durant la peste de 1720." Papon (1734-1803) fit partie de la congrégation de l'Oratoire et fut nommé conservateur de la bibliothèque de Marseille. Il se fixa ensuite à Paris pour se consacrer à des recherches historiques. Il fut membre associé de l'Institut. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COSTUMI CIVILI E MILITARI DELLA MONARCHIA FRANCESE DAL 1200 SINO AL 1820. s.d. (Napoli, Litografia Cuciniello e Bianchi, prima metà del 1800).

      - 4 voll, bella ril. cartonata, dorso in pelle, doppio tassello con titolo e numeraz. in oro al dorso, cm 36x27. Al vol. 1 bel frontespizio in cromolitografia. I 4 voll sono costituiti complessivamente da 380 tavole in cromolitografia con dorature e rifiniture eseguite manualmente, opera di Lorenzo Bianchi e, in parte, di Cuciniello e Bianchi. Angoli delle coperte con smussature, contenute tracce d’uso ai dorsi. Le tavv n° 58 e 313 presentano una leggera e diffusa brunitura, le tavv 237 e 293 recano la numerazione doppia. Esemplare di straordinaria bellezza e di grande valore documentario, rarissimo da trovare completo di tutte le tavole. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Washington's Personal Secretary Tobias Lear's Copy of History of Russia

      London 1800 - Signed book. William Tooke, History of Russia. London, Strahan, 1800. Two volumes, 8vo, full leather, some repair to binding, fine overall. All four plates present. The folding map is foxed, but complete without major tears. Both volumes are signed "Tobias Lear Malta, Oct 13th, 1804" in ornate, formal hand. Provenance: Tobias Lear; to Benjamin Lincoln Lear, with Benjamin's bookplate. Tobias Lear V (1762-1816) was born in Portsmouth, N.H., and despite moderate means, attended Harvard University. In 1784, through the recommendation of his uncle, Benjamin Lincoln, he was hired as George Washington's personal secretary to handle his voluminous correspondence, oversee Mount Vernon's accounts, and tutor Washington's adopted children. He and his family were part of the presidential households in New York and Philadelphia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anatomische Untersuchungen des Gehörs und Geruchs. Aus dem Lateinischen (übers. von Christian Heinrich Theodor Schreger).

      Raspeschen Buchhandlung,, Nürnberg, 1800 - Nürnberg, Raspeschen Buchhandlung, 1800. 4°. VIII, 176 S. Mit 8 auf 7 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Blake 404. - Vgl. Garrison-M. 1453 und HOH 1103 für die erste Ausgabe in Latein von 1789. - Scarpa (1747-1832) war Schüler von Morgagni und wurde bereits mit 20 Jahren Professor in Modena, später auch in Pavia. In diesem Werk beschreibt und vergleicht Scarpa das Gehör und Geruchsorgan bei Fischen, Vögeln und Reptilien und dem Menschen. Die Tafeln wurden von Scarpa gezeichnet. Er beschreibt zum ersten Mal das von ihm entdeckte heutige Labyrinth sowie die ebenfalls von im festgestellte Endolymphe und beschreibt den Nervenverlauf vom Innenohr bis zum Gehirn. - Durchgehend, vereinzelt auch stärker, stockfleckig, die Tafeln nur vereinzelt. Einband stark beschabt. - Sehr selten! Sprache: N Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A selected, pronouncing and accented dictionary. Comprising a selection of the choicest words found in the best English authors.

      printed by Edward Gray, for Oliver D. & I. Cook, and sold by them in sheets, or bound, at their book store, Hartford, Suffield 1800 - Second edition, oblong 32mo, pp. 32, 223, including 3 pages of recommendations, a preface, and an introduction to English grammar, followed by the lexicon in double column; extremities rubbed, joints cracked, title-p. shaved close at bottom margin (as issued); a good copy or better in full original sheep. Johnson (1757-1836) was the first American lexicographer, and his School Dictionary of 1798 was the first dictionary compiled by an American. When a second edition was called for, Johnson collaborated with Elliott and produced this new and larger work. This is the second of two editions printed in 1800, with 32 pages of frontal matter. Evans 37355 locates 4 copies, Univ. of Conn. copy only in NUC; 9 in OCLC.

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        "A selected, pronouncing and accented dictionary. Comprising a selection of the choicest words found in the best English authors..."

      Suffield: "printed by Edward Gray, for Oliver D. & I. Cook, and sold by them in sheets, or bound, at their book store, Hartford". 1800. "Second edition, oblong 32mo, pp. 32, 223, including 3 pages of recommendations, a preface, and an introduction to English grammar, followed by the lexicon in double column; extremities rubbed, joints cracked, title-p. shaved close at bottom margin (as issued); a good copy or better in full original sheep. & & Johnson (1757-1836) was the first American lexicographer, and his School Dictionary of 1798 was the first dictionary compiled by an American. When a second edition was called for, Johnson collaborated with Elliott and produced this new and larger work. This is the second of two editions printed in 1800, with 32 pages of frontal matter. & & Evans 37355 locates 4 copies, Univ. of Conn. copy only in NUC; 9 in OCLC."

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the Use of the Church of England: together with the Psalter or Psalms of David

      Edinburgh: Printed by Sir J.H. Blair and J. Bruce, 1800. (FORE-EDGE PAINTING) 18mo. . Near contemporary blue cloth with floral gilt tooled border, rose silk endsheets with gilt tooled braid borders, title page with ornamental gilt tooled border, a.e.g. wih a vertical fore- edge painting of a flower. Provenance: Ownership signature of "Mary Lister May 18, 1804" on first blank . An early cloth binding with the unusual addition of gilt tooling on the endleaves and title page

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        Bowles's New One-sheet Map of the Independent States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensylvania [sic.], New Jersey. New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island. &c. comprehending also the habitations & hunting countries of the confederate Indians

      printed for the Proprietors Bowles & Carver, London 1800 - A rare late issue of an important map by `the leading American geographer of his day' (Stephenson & McKee) This 'landmark map'(op.cit.) was first published in 1755 with the title A general Map of the Middle British Colonies in America. It was available either as a separate publication or bound into Evans' Geographical, Historical, Political. Philosophical and Mechanical Essays. The First Containing an Analysis of a General Map of the Middle British Colonies in America (Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin and David Hall, 1755). `Evans was the leading American geographer of his day. He incorporated into his map a wealth of geographical information not previously available on other maps, especially for the Ohio country. Extending from Quebec to Virginia and from the Atlantic coast to the Ohio River, his map was published in numerous authorized and pirated editions throughout the remainder of the eighteenth century' (op.cit.). The Bowles piracy was one of the longest lived versions: John Bowles first issued a version of Evans' map in about 1760 and continued to do so for the rest of the century with alterations to the imprint and occasional changes of title. The present example shows the Bowles piracy in its final form, and appears to be considerably rarer than a number of the earlier issues: no copies of this issue are listed as having sold at auction in the past thirty years. Cf. Brown Early Maps of the Ohio Valley 41 (the original Philadelphia issue); cf. Degrees of Latitude 34 (Philadelphia issue); cf. Gipson Lewis Evans ; W. Klinefelter `Lewis Evans' in Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (1971) N.S., Vol.LXI, p.56; B. McCorkle New England 760.3 issue 6; cf. Schwartz & Ehrenberg The Mapping of America p.165 (Philadelphia issue); cf. Stephenson & McKee Virginia in maps p.82 (Philadelphia issue); cf. H.N. Stevens Lewis Evans His Map of the Middle British Colonies in America (1924) (does not include this issue); cf. Stevens & Tree 29 and 30 (does not include this issue); cf. Suárez Shedding the Veil 57 (Philadelphia issue). Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, overall in very good condition.

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        Figures de l'histoire de la republique romaine accompagnées d'un précis historique

      chez le citoyen Mirys,, A Paris, 1800 - Cm. 29,5, pp. 12 di testo introduttivo + antiporta figurata e 210 belle tavole. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde con punte, dorso liscio con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su tassello in marocchino rosso. Esemplare particolarmente fresco e marginoso, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Opera in cui vengono descritti ed elegantemente illustrati con figure incise in rame gli avvenimenti che hanno caratterizzato la storia di Roma antica. La vicenda editoriale di questo ampio lavoro storico fu assai travagliata; la presente è la prima parte, unica apparsa, che avrebbe dovuto essere seguita da un'ulteriore suite di tavole riguardante la storia degli imperatori. Il nostro esemplare possiede un inizio di questa suite (formato dalle 30 tavole poste in fine) e che risulta pressochè sconosciuto e comunque non presente nelle altre copie censite. Cfr. Cohen-Ricci 711; Sander 1359 e Brunet, III, 1755. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Charte von West Indien nach Edwards, De la Rochette und den neuesten Astronomischen Beobachtungen entworfen von F.L. Güssefeld.

      Verlag des IndustrieComptoirs, Weimar 1800 - Grenz- und flächenkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte der Karibik. Sie zeigt das Gebiet von Florida im Norden bis zum Golf von Darien im Süden, von Honduras im Westen bis östlich von Grenada im Osten. Die Inseln sind je nach Kolonialmacht individuell koloriert. Das Augenmerk der Karte liegt auf den Küstenlinien, über das Inland sind nur wenige Informationen vorhanden. Dafür sind im Meer auch Riffe und Stromrichtungen eingezeichnet. Oben rechts befindet sich die Titelkartusche, unten links die Erklärung der einzelnen Farben sowie der Maßstab in geographischen, englischen, spanischen und Seemeilen. Trotz einiger leichter Wasserschäden in gutem Zustand. Fotos auf Wunsch. [ENGLISH] Copper engraving. Hand coloured (in outline and wash) map of the Caribean Sea. It comprises the region from Florida to the North to the Gulf of Darien to the South, from Honduras to the West to east of Grenada to the East. Each region is coloured according to its colonial power in charge. Focuses on the coastal features (harbours, reefs ). Although slightly damaged by water, still in good shape. Feel free to ask us for pictures or more detailed information.

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        Relation du voyage a la recherche de La Pérouse, fait par ordre de l'assemblée constituante, pendant les années 1791, 1792, et pendant la 1ere et la 2e année de la République Françoise. Par le Cen. Labillardière.

      Paris Chez H.J. Jansen 1800 - The Journey in Search of Lapérouse, with the Rare Atlas of Plates Bound by Courteval LABILLARDIÈRE, [Jacques Julien Houton de]. Relation du voyage a la recherche de La Pérouse, fait par ordre de l’Assemblée Constituante, pendant les années 1791, 1792, et pendant la 1ere. et la 2e. année de la République Françoise.Paris: Chez H.J. Jansen, An VIII de la République Françoise [i.e., 1799-1800]. First edition, quarto issue. Two quarto text volumes (11 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches; 290 x 222 mm.) and one folio atlas volume (22 1/4 x 16 3/8 inches; 565 x 415 mm.). xvi, 442; 332, 113, [1, errata] pp. Atlas with engraved title, double-page route map of the Western Pacific and Indian Oceean by Barbie du Bocage and forty-three plates engraved by Copia after drawings by Piron, the expedition artist, and the botanical plates by Redoute. Contemporary French mottled calf [by Courteval]. Covers with borders of rope-and-disc design enclosed between gilt rules, smooth spines divided into sections using wide gilt bands stripped vertically, sections with large gilt designs, black morocco gilt lettering labels, gilt board edges, turn-ins decorated in a gilt greek-key pattern, marbled endpapers, edges speckled yellow. Atlas corners and caps expertly strengthened. Old and scattered oxidation stains to pp. 148-149 in Vol. II (text). Plate 10 with old, opaque stain to lower corner (into plate margin but not affecting image), four other plates with browning spots to lower blank margin. A truly exceptional set; beautifully bound, very tall and very clean. A splendid set of the first edition in contemporary bindings by one of the greatest binders of his day. The text of the first edition was issued simultaneously in octavo and quarto formats, both intended to be accompanied by the folio volume of plates. "The quarto volumes seem to have been printed so that they could be uniformly bound with the quarto La Pérouse volumes. The fine atlas volume is much prized as it is scarce and often found lacking from the set" (Hill). "No news had been received for three years respecting the ships Boussole and Astrolabe, commanded by M. de la Pérouse, when, early in the year 1791, the attention of the Constituent Assembly was called to the fate of that navigator and his companions. On February 9, 1791 a decree was passed on the subject, which directed (inter alia) that the King be petitioned to give orders for the fitting out of one or more ships, equipped with men of science, naturalists and draughtsmen, with the two-fold mission of searching for M. de la Pérouse and of making inquiries relative to the sciences and to commerce.Proceeding via the Cape of Good Hope to Tasmania, extensive investigations of its coastline were made. New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, the Admiralty Islands, Tonga, New Britain and other groups were visited, but although most searching inquiries were made, no trace of the missing navigator was found.The expedition made several important contributions to geographical knowledge, and the investigations of the naturalists into the productions of countries visited were of special value" (Ferguson 307). Labillardière was one of the naturalists accompanying the expedition; his is the first published account of this very important Pacific voyage. Ferguson, Australia, 307 and 682. Hill II, pp. 469-470. Sabin 38420. HBS 65251. $15,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Paris. []. 1800 - Two text volumes plus atlas. Text volumes: xvi,440; 332,110,[2]pp. Atlas: Title-leaf, folding chart of the Pacific, and forty-three engraved plates. Contemporary half gilt calf and boards. Slight wear to spine of atlas and outer edge of front board, else a fine set. The first edition of this narrative by the naturalist on the d'Entrecasteaux expedition in search of the great French navigator, La Pérouse, whose party disappeared without a trace in 1788. D'Entrecasteaux's party searched Australian waters and north to New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, and New Caledonia. Labillardière's account is particularly interesting for its descriptions and illustrations of Tasmania and the islands mentioned above. The atlas contains important views of these areas by the artist, Piron, as well as fourteen botanical plates engraved by Redouté. The expedition twice circumnavigated Australia, as well as its island stops. It 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 expedition fell into British hands, but were returned under a flag of truce in 1796, and Labillardière was the first to publish his account. "The expedition made several important contributions to geographical knowledge, and the investigations of the naturalists.were of special value" - Ferguson. FERGUSON 308 (octavo text vols). HILL 954. SABIN 38420. DAVIDSON, pp.105-6.

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        The True History of the Conquest of Mexico, By Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, one of the Conquerors. Written in the year 1568

      Printed for J Wright by John Dean, London 1800 - viii+514 pages with frontispiece map. Quarto (10 1/2" x 8 3/4") housed in a custom slipcase. Translated by Maurice Keatinge. First English edition. Bernal Dïaz del Castillo was a conquistador, who wrote an eyewitness account of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards under Hernan Cortes, himself serving as a rodelero under Cortes. Born in Medina del Campo (Spain), he came from a family of little wealth and he himself had received only a minimal education. He sailed to Cuba in 1514 to make his fortune, but after two years found few opportunities there. Much of the native population of the island had already been killed by epidemics and forced labor, and in 1517 an expedition was sent to the smaller Caribbean islands to find alternative sources of labor. Dïaz joined this group, under the command of Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba. It was a difficult venture, and although they discovered the Yucatan coast, by the time the expedition returned to Cuba they were in disastrous shape. Nevertheless, Dïaz returned to the coast of Yucatan the following year, on an expedition led by Juan de Grijalva, with the intent of exploring the newly discovered lands. Upon returning to Cuba, he enlisted in a new expedition, this one led by Hernan Cortes. In this third effort, Dïaz took part in one of the legendary military campaigns of history, bringing an end to the Aztec empire in Mesoamerica. During this campaign, Dïaz spoke frequently with his companions in arms about their experiences, collecting them into a coherent narration. The book that resulted from this was Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva Espana (English: The True History of the Conquest of New Spain. In it he describes many of the 119 battles in which he claims to have participated, culminating in the fall of the Aztec Empire in 1521. As a reward for his service, Dïaz was appointed governor of Santiago de los Caballeros, present-day Antigua Guatemala. He began writing his history in 1568, almost fifty years after the events described, in response to an alternative history written by Cortes's chaplain, who had not actually participated in the campaign. He called his book the Verdadera Historia (True History), in response to the claims made in the earlier work. Dïaz died in 1585, without seeing his book published. A manuscript was found in a Madrid library in 1632 and finally published, providing an eye-witness account of the events, often told from the perspective of a common soldier. Today it is one of the most important sources in understanding the campaign that led to the collapse of the Aztec Empire and the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Condition: Spine renewed with new period spine label and original boards which the corners and edges are heavily rubbed, some foxing to early pages. Frontispiece map repaired. Custom made red slipcase with Japanese toggles and leather spine label in gilt lettering else about a very good copy in a near fine case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DICCIONARIO HISTÓRICO DE LOS MÁS ILUSTRES PROFESORES DE LAS BELLAS ARTES EN ESPAÑA. Compuesto por D. y publicado por la Real Academia de S. Fernando. VI volúmenes. 1ª edición.

      - "Madrid. En la Imprenta Viuda de Ibarra. 1800. Seis volúmenes. O.C. 8º menor, 2h inclusa portada calcográfica grabada, LX-384pp, 2h-365pp, 2h-286pp, 2h-397pp, 2h-353pp, 3h-384pp. Portadas independientes con grabado calcográfico en acero. Bonita encuadernación homogénea de la segunda mitad s. XIX toda tela, hierros en seco, ruedas y florones, estampaciones doradas en cubiertas. Agraciado conjunto de amplios márgenes, muy limpio, con una excelente impresión y tipografía. Notas al texto a pie de página, tablas cronológicas y geográficas de los profesores de las bellas artes en España. Empiezan a escasear ejemplares completos y en buen estado como el que ofertamos. Juan Agustín Ceán Bermúdez, 1749-1829. Por vol.: CCPB000061907-8. CCPB000061908-6. CCPB000061909-4. CCPB000061910-8. CCPB000061911-6. CCPB000061912-4. BGE.CCSP85-B1454. Palau 50756. "Obra excelente, con abundantes datos de primera mano y única en su clase". Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros"

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      Publ. Real Academia de San Fernando. Imp. Vda. de Ibarra. Madrid, 1800 - . Seis vol.: (I) A-B-C. 3 h., LX-384 pág. (II) D-J. 2 h., 365 pág. (III) L-O. 2 h., 286 pág. (IV) P-S. 2 h., 397 pág. (V) T-V. 2 h., 353 pág. (VI) X-Y-Z. 3 h., 384 pág. Ilustr. con un grabado en la primera hoja de cada vol. Seis vol. enc. en media piel reciente, tejuelo. Planos rozados. * Incluye unas tablas cronológicas en el último volúmen, en que sitúa todos los artistas que contiene la obra completa. CCPB 61907-8. Palau 50756. Historia Arte España. Història i teoria de l'art Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Unterricht eingefriedigte Wildbahnen oder grosse Thiergärten anzulegen und zu behandeln, um dardurch das Wildpret nützlicher und unschädlich zu machen.

      - Berlin, F. Maurer, 1800. 2 parts in one volume. 4to (240 x 205mm). pp. (2), xxi, 264, (2, blank), (2), with engraved title vignette of Diana, two engraved half titles, 13 large engraved vignettes in the text and 18 engraved folding plates. Contemporary half calf, marbled sides. "The first edition of a treatise on the installation of deer parks and enclosures for the preservation of game" (Schwerdt II, p. 22).Graf August Wilhelm von Mellin (1746-1836) came from a famous and wealthy Prussian nobel family. After his studies in Halle he returned to his large estate Damizow near Stettin where he enjoyed extensive hunting. He added a zoological garden and a pheasantry to the estate and stood in lively correspondance with the great naturalists of his time such as Buffon, Burgsdorf, Schreber, Bloch, Bechstein and others. He was member of the 'Naturforschenden Gesellschaft' of Berlin and Halle. In 1770 he was appointed chamberlain to the court.In 1779 Mellin published 'Versuch einer Anweisung zur Anlegung. der Wildbahnen' of which the original manuscript was sold at auction (Sotheby's 7 may 2003).Schwerdt II, p. 22; Lindner 11.1429.01. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Novelas (Viajes al pais de las monas)

      - Literatura.(82) s.n. Imprenta Real. Madrid. 1800. Contiene cuatro volumenes en un tomo (tomo I. 306 p.; tomo II. 285 p.; tomo III. 346 p.; tomo IV. 305 p.). 14 cm. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal con lomo estampado. Contiene grabados. Cubierta deslucida. HE29 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1800 - Wahast, was born in Le Havre, France and specialized in landscape and ornithological paintings in watercolor and gouache. Wahast maily painted birds of prey and exhibited at the Salon of 1834. Eleven watercolors of birds by Wahast are a part of the collection at the French National Museum of Natural History in Paris. He is known for his fine detailing and the realistic rendering of his birds. This falcon, measuring 20.5" x 24", framed, is perched high on a rock showiung Wahast's use of fine lines, detailing the patterns on the wings and breast. The lighter, ambiguous background gives full attention to the falcon and the fine brushwork by Wahast.

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        The Birds of Great Britain, systematically arranged, accurately engraved, and painted from nature; with descriptions, including the natural history of each bird. Les Oiseaux de la Grande Brétagne, rangés dans un ordre systématique.

      - London, J. Johnson, 1800-1796-1801. 8 volumes, bound in 4. 4to (270 x 220mm). With 1 handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 335 handcoloured engraved plates. Near contemporary half calf, spines with gilt bird ornaments and gilt lettering in 6 compartments (hinges skillfully repaired). The second edition and the first edition with the text likewise in French of one of the finest English bird books. "In the present edition the text is printed both in English and French and comprises a brief description of the birds figured and a brief mention of their natural history, which is said to be composed chiefly from original observations by the author and his sons" (Anker 306). Of the 336 beautifully handcoloured plates 58 show eggs. "Lewin, according to Swainson, was 'the best zoological painter, and one of the most practical naturalists, of his day.' He was patronised by the Duchess of Portland (from whose collection he drew the eggs for his greatest work) and various eminent men of his day." (Mullens & Swann. A Bibliography of British Ornithology pp. 349-350). Plate 15 of the plates of eggs was never published.Fine Bird Books 91; Nissen IVB, 562 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Praktische Darstellung wichtiger Gegenstände der Zimmerbaukunst; mit acht und fünfzig Kupfertafeln und deren Erklärung.

      Franz Gerzabig, Prag 1800. - 38,6 x 26,3 cm. VI, 102 Seiten und 58 meist doppelblattgroße oder gefaltete Kupfertafeln. Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung Berlin 2190. Engelmann, Bibliotheca mechanico-technologica S. 55. Die Tafeln zeigen Dachstühle von Schlössern, Landhäusern und Kirchen, Brücken, Garten-Pavillons und Orangerien, Kräne und andere Werkzeuge, Treppen etc. Halbleder der Zeit mit goldenem Rückentitel auf schwarzem Schildchen. Rücken ein wenig berieben, Deckel und Kanten etwas stärker berieben bzw. beschabt, Ecken bestoßen, hinteres Außengelenk oben ca. 2 cm eingerisen, Text teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig (Titelblatt stärker), Tafeln sauber. Alter Besitzeintrag und Bibliothekssignatur (Fürstenberg'sche Amtsbibliothek) auf Vorsatz.

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        Voyage en Irlande. Contenant des observations sur l’étendue de ce pays, le sol, le climat, les productions, les différentes classes d’habitans, les mœurs, la religion, le commerce, les manufactures, la population, les revenus, les taxes, le gouvernement, etc. etc. etc. Traduit de l’anglais, Par C. Millon et suivi de recherches sur l’Irlande par le traducteur. Avec Gravures.

      . A Paris, Chez Moutardier, Imprimeur-Libraire, Cerioux, Libraire, 8. [1800], - 2 vol. in-8° ; 1 grav. front.-(1)-8 pp.-366 pp.-(1)-1 pl. h.-t./(1)- 356 pp. [561 mal ch.], demi-basane havane, dos lisse, p. de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et vert, filets or, tranches jaunes, rel. de l’époque, bon exemplaire. 458 Monglond V, 195-96. Édition originale de la traduction française. First french edition. Good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Paris Chez MASSE AN VIII ( 1800 ) . Tome III et IV . Deux tomes reliés en un volume , in 12 , de ( 4 ) 256 pp et ( 4 ) 245 pp + table des quatre tomes . Exemplaire en assez mauvaise condition sans les deux frontispices : Reliure rudimentaire muette dos papier enduit . 10 x 16,5 cm . La mention ' tome III ' a été grattée avec réparation de papier , ainsi qu ' en marge du titre et fx titre ;le haut de la page 1 du T III manque sur 7 cm ,ainsi qu ' une marge p 121 avec perte d ' une dizaine de mots , travail vermicullaire en marges d ' une trentaine de pages ;p167 du TIV manque marginal de qq lettres ,des mouillures claires surtout sur les premieres pages et qq salissures sur2 p ,des feuillets décalés . Six textes dont FRANVAL . Un exemplaire maltraité ,mais les éditions du vivant de notre Divin Marquis sont d ' une rareté insigne . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Bote aus Thüringen, Jahrgänge 1795 bis 1800 (gebunden in drei Bänden).

      Schnepfenthal, Im Verlage der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt, 1795 – 1800. - Von dem evangelischen Pfarrer Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1744 – 1811) 1788 gegründete Zeitschrift für Fragen der Geschichtswissenschaft und angewandten Pädagogik. Salzmann gründete 1784 die philanthropische Erziehungsanstalt Schnepfenthal bei Gotha. Im „Boten" nahm er unter anderem zu zahlreichen Erziehungsfragen seiner Zeit Stellung. Thematische Schwerpunkte der Jahrgänge 1795 bis 1800: Geschichte der Deutschen; Geschichte des Columbus; Die Lebensgeschichte William Penns; Die Lebensgeschichte Benjamin Franklins; Geschichte von Egypten. de 3000 Die Bände in sehr gutem unversehrten Zustand. Auch innen sehr saubere Exemplare. Seiten kaum fleckig, nur wenige Seitenhintergründe leicht gebräunt. Titelblätter mit kleinem Stempel. In toto sehr schöne Reihe dieser heute äußerst seltenen, kulturgeschichtlich aufschlußreichen Zeitschrift (vgl. Roswitha Christian Gotthilf Salzmanns "Der Bote aus Thüringen", Schnepfenthal 1788 - 1816. Eine Zeitschrift der deutschen literarischen Volksaufklärung an der Wende vom 18. zum 19. Jahrhundert, Frankfurt/M., Bern, New York, Paris Peter Lang Verlag, 1989). Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. 6 Jahrgänge in 3 Bänden, jeder Jahrgang in 52 Stücken. 421, 416, 418, 416, 416, 416 S. Alle Jahrgänge mit gesondertem Jahresregister. Pergamentbände der Zeit. Rötlich marmorierter Buchschnitt. Illustriertes Titelblatt. Jahrgänge 1799 und 1800 mit 6 mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln.

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      London. Rivington. -1804 1800 - 5 volumes bound in 2, HANDSOMELY BOUND IN A FULL CONTEMPORARY DICED CALF WITH GILT SPINES, some signs of repair but still good. Titles to volumes one and two bound at the front of the 2 bound volumes with the other titles bound at the back with the indexes. 180 FINE HAND COLOURED PLATES COMPLETE with accompanying leaves of text. Some spotting but mostly to the text and tissues, only 4 plates slightly affected. Fine handcolouring typical of Donovan's works. A GOOD COPY with a "country house" feel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Séances des Ecoles normales, recueillies par des sténographes, et revues par les professeurs. Nouvelle édition.

      1800 - Cercle Social, 1800-1801. 13 volumes in-8, reliure d'époque demi-basane tabac à petits coins de vélin vert, dos lisses ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison. / 13 8vo volumes, contemporary quarter tobacco basane binding with small green vellum cornerpieces, smooth adorned spine, lettering pieces. Leçons de LAGRANGE, LAPLACE, HAÜY, BERTHOLLET, DAUBENTON, BIOT. Série complète des 10 volumes + 3 de Débats. Séduisant exemplaire. / Courses of LAGRANGE, LAPLACE, HAÜY, BERTHOLLET, DAUBENTON, BIOT. Serie complete of the 10 vol. + 3 vol. of Debates. Attractive copy. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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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.

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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]

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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).

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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]

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      Philadelphia: M. Carey, . 1800 - Forty-nine engraved maps, including twenty- six double-page or folding. "A Map of the part of the N.W. Territory of the United States" printed on heavy paper and colored in outline in a contemporary hand. Folio, 17 x 14 inches. 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. Occasional expert repairs in margins and at folds. Very good. A rare edition of Carey's important and early U.S.-produced GENERAL ATLAS. Carey's AMERICAN ATLAS, printed in 1795 with twenty-one maps, was the first atlas printed in America. CAREY'S GENERAL ATLAS was first published in 1796 with forty-five maps. Most of the present atlas is devoted to the Americas, with twenty-seven of the forty-nine maps being of the region. Of the twenty- seven, 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. Not in Rumsey. PHILLIPS ATLASES 3535. SABIN 10858.

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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

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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

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        A Map of the Countries situate about the North Pole as far as the 50th Degree North Latitude. (World/North Pole)

      Mathew Carey, Philadelphia 1800 - Engraving. W. Barker sculp. Engraved for Carey's Edition of Guthrie's Geography improved. From Carey's General Atlas, p. 44. Sheet size: 17 1/2 x 15". Inventory#: p1488pmat.

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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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