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        FREIBURG., Gesamtansicht über die Dreisam.

      Kupferstich aus "Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon", um 1800, 20 x 30 cm. Sehr selten. - Unter der Ansicht Legende von 1 - 14. Baden-Württemberg

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        DRESDEN., Gesamtansicht von der Elbe aus.

      Altkol. Kupferstich aus "Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon", um 1800, 18 x 30 cm. Sehr selten. Über der Ansicht Legende von 1 - 11. und im Medaillon Porträt "Nicephorus I. Orient. Kaiser". - Auf blauem Papier alt aufgezogen. Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        BREMEN., Gesamtansicht über die Weser mit Schiffen und Befestigungsanlagen im Vordergrund.

      Altkol. Kupferstich aus "Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon", um 1800, 18 x 30 cm. Sehr selten Unten Legende von 1 - 21 und im Medaillon Porträt "Clodoueus III". - Partie im Vordergrund etwas verwischt gedruckt, auf blauem Papier alt aufgezogen. Bremen

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books: The Thirteenth Edition, with the Last Corrections of the Author, and with Notes and Additions [Blackstone's]

      Complete in four volumes. This edition is only the second edition to include the author's last corrections, along with contributions by Edward Christian (these first appeared in the 12th edition). "A series of lectures delivered by the English jurist Sir William Blackstone at Oxford in 1753 and published as Commentaries on the Laws of England in four volumes between 1765 and 1769, which systematized and clarified the amorphous body of English Law. The Commentaries are the first attempt to state the entire corpus of the Common Law. They were acclaimed internationally and their precepts were applied to the study and Practice of Law in England and the United States. They exerted a tremendous influence on the American bar, both because of their intrinsic value and because they were the only treatises readily available during that period of U.S. history. The Commentaries were the primary reference tools for lawyers and judges until the nineteenth century because the appellate courts in America did not regularly submit their opinions for publication in bound volumes. Although there were court reporters, their records of decisions were incomplete and sporadic;and few attorneys could afford a comprehensive library. Since the common law of England was incorporated into the legal systems of the colonies, Blackstone's summaries rendered the legal system accessible to the entire educated class of the colonies. Dissatisfaction with the common-law restrictions on Freedom of Speech and the press was an important aspect of the burgeoning resentment of English rule; and the knowledge and intellectual stimulation provided by Blackstone thereby played a role in causing the American Revolution. Blackstone's books, which were periodically updated by American editors, constituted a major source of law for approximately fifty years after the American Revolution. The Commentaries are viewed as the most comprehensive summary of the entire body of English law ever compiled by a single author. Their clarity, sophistication, and formality have caused them to be highly regarded. While studying to be a lawyer, Abraham Lincoln reportedly read Blackstone by candlelight. Blackstone did have detractors, however, most notably Thomas Jefferson and Jeremy Bentham, the English Utilitarian philosopher. Jefferson believed that Blackstone and his followers were "Tories" and that he was a negative influence on America in the sense that more attention needed to be devoted to "whiggism" or "republicanism." Bentham criticized Blackstone for his perception that English law needed no improvement and for his imprecise analysis of the historical and social factors underlying systems of justice. Although the Commentaries might seem antiquated by current standards, Blackstone's work represented a tremendous advance in the study of law and played a significant role in the development of the American legal system." (West's Encyclopedia of American Law)KEYWORDS: LAW LEGAL HISTORY JURISPRUDENCE Thirteenth edition. Rear joint of fourth volume just beginning to split, owner bookplate remnants on front endpapers. London: A. Strahan, 1800. Thirteenth Edition. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Neue auf Vernunft und Erfahrung gegründete Entdeckungen über die Sprache der Thiere.

      Wien, Anton Doll. 1800. - GV 155,418. Vgl. Wurzbach 55,13ff. (Ausg. Wien 1801) - W. (1754-1809), seit 1800 Professor für Philosophie u. Geschichte am k.k. Lyzeum in Linz, war als ". pädagogischer u. philosophischer Schriftsteller ungemein tätig", lt. Wurzbach war er ". der erste selbständige philosophische Schriftsteller in Österreich . er schrieb leicht, faßlich und gut." Besonders hebt Wurzbach seine "Beiträge zur Thierseelenkunde" hervor ". welche eine scharfe Beobachtungsgabe verrathen und uns Einblicke in das Leben und die Fähigkeiten jener Wesen eröffnen, die . doch am wenigsten beobachtet werden, so sehr auch sie Beobachtung verdienen". Wodurch W. auch als Vorläufer der Verhaltensforschung anzusehen ist. 8°. Gest. Frontisp., 216 S. Broschürt, Buchblock geheftet, Rücken fehlt großteils, Heftung gelockert. Buchblock unbeschnitten, Blätter staubrandig, sonst fast weiß u. fleckenlos. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Reisen nach dem nördlichem[!] Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh. Friedr. Wilh. Herbst.Berlin, (colophon: printed by Johann Wilhelm Schmidt) for the Vossische Buchhandlung, 1799-1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map (52 x 42 cm) by Ferdinand Sprögel (Berlin, 1800) of the northwest coast of America, and 2 folding aquatints. Contemporary half calf.

      Cox II, p. 31; Ferguson 300; Howego, to 1800, V13; Lada-Mocarski 55; Sabin 98444; cf. Robert 2195; Hill 1753 (English ed.). First edition of the German translation by Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst of George Vancouver's famous account of his exploration of the northwest coast of America and east coast of Asia. "This voyage became one of the most important made in the interests of geographical knowledge" (Hill). George Vancouver (1757-1798), who had participated in the second and third voyages of James Cook, was commissioned by the English monarch to continue the exploration of the northwest coast of America. He was made commander of a grand-scale expedition to reclaim Britain's rights resulting from the Nootka Convention, at Nootka Sound, to thoroughly examine the coast south of the 60th parallel in order to find a possible passage to the Atlantic. Vancouver put an end to the delusion that the subarctic seas in the direction of Greenland could be reached from Nootka Sound or any of the inlets in its vicinity and his description of the Port of San Francisco and the coasts of California in Spanish hands is most interesting. "This work ranks with the voyages of Cook and La Pérouse among the most important of the 18th and 19th centuries" (Cox). In very good condition, only slightly browned. Bindings rubbed along the extremities, only minor damage to the foot of the spine of the second volume, otherwise very good.

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        Raccolta di 320 Vedute si antiche, che moderne, della citta di Roma e di alcuni luoghi suburbani. Incise a bulino in 80 rami.

      Roma, Nella Cartografia di Agapito Franzetti a Torsanguigno [um 1800]. - Borroni 8229; Cicognara 3737; Olschki 17868 ("jolie recueil"); Rosetti 11381 (Titel abweichend geschr.) quer-4°. Mit gest. Titel uznd 320 Ansichten auf 80 Kupfertafeln. 8 (von 10)S. Text. Zeitgen. Halblederband mit marmor. Deckelbezügen. Kanten berieben, stellenweise leicht stockfl.

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        O Fair Dove! Oh Fond Dove. Song. Poetry By Jean Ingelow

      Hutchings & Romer, London. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated late 1800's? Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 7 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6647005.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        Les usages de la sphère, et des globes céleste et terrestre, selon des Hypothèses de Ptolémée & de Copernic, accompagnées de Figures analogues

      Paris, Delamarche, 1800, in-8, VIII, 584pp, 8pl, 1 carte, basane racinée de l'époque, dos lisse orné de fers, pièce de titre grenat, encadrement d'un filet à froid sur les plats, tranches marbrées, Deuxième édition, "plus étendue & plus complète", de cet ouvrage qui fut publié pour la première fois en 1791 et qui connut de très nombreuses éditions. 8 pl. h.t. gravées sur métal représentant différents types de sphères dont celles établies suivant le système de Ptolémée et de Copernic ; carte dépliante h.t. de l'Empire Français. Légères auréoles marginales sur les deux premiers et dernier feuillets du volume. Bel exemplaire en reliure typique de l'Empire, celle-ci finement restaurée.

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        \"Ansicht der Stadt Bingen\". Gesamtansicht vom Rhein aus, vorne links Ausflugsschiff, im Hintergrund rechts Brücke über den Fluß.

       Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha bei Artaria, um 1800, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 11. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung \"Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin\". Rechts unten mit der handschriftlichen Nummer der Tafelzählung \"No. 7\". Auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen \"Zander\". - Breitrandig und sehr farbfrisch. Gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Rheinland-Pfalz - Saarland

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        Reise nach Palästina in den Jahren von 1749 bis 1752. auf Befehl ihro Majestät der Königinn von Schweden herausgegeben vond Carl Linnäus aus em Schwedischen.Rostock, Johann Christian Koppe, 1762 (colophon: Leipzig, Johann Gottlob Immanuel Breitkopf, 1761). 8vo. With woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary half vellum.

      Bibl. Palaestinensis 472; Howgego, to 1800, H33; cf. Atabey 564 (English edition); Blackmer 668 (French edition); Hage Chahine, 2134 (French edition); not in VD18. First edition of the German translation of a travelogue and zoological work, originally written in Latin by the Swedish zoologist and botanist Friedrich Hasselquist (1722-1752) and published posthumously by the celebrated naturalist Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778). "In 1749 Hasselquist set off on a botanical expedition to the Middle East. Sailing from Stockholm ... he arrived at Izmir (= Smyrna, in Turkey) where he spent the winter of 1749-1750 exploring the hinterland. In March 1750 he took a trip into the interior of Turkey, and afterwards sailed for Egypt ... he proceeded through Palestine and Syria, visited Cyprus, Rhodes and Chios, and then returned to Izmir" (Howgego). The work can be divided into two parts. The first part consists of a chronological journal, followed by 14 letters from Hasselquist to his tutor Linnaeus. The second part contains a zoological, botanical and mineralogical description of the area, starting with the four-footed animals, followed by birds, amphibians, fish, insects, plants and stones. Especially his descriptions of fishes in the Nile are very valuable. The work concludes with the materia medica of the Middle East. Hasselquist was already sick when he wrote and died during his travels in 1752, near Izmir. In 1757 the work was posthumously published by Linnaeus, entitled Iter Palaestinum, "who described it as being full of fresh, genuine and precise observations: "So admirable a travel journal has never before appeared..."." (Blackmer).With an inscription on flyleaf from E. Atkinsons(?), dated Jerusalem 1858, and slip with manuscript inscription pasted down on flyleaf from John R. Ruth. Slightly browned, title-page foxed, a few notations and underlining in pencil, and a small waterstain on page 259. Binding rubbed along the extremities, sides rubbed. Overall a very good copy.

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        Magie, oder die Zauberkräfte der Natur, so auf den Nutzen und die Belustigung angewandt worden. Tle.[1] u. 4 [und] Fortgesetzte Magie, oder die Zauberkräfte der Natur, so auf den Nutzen und die Belustigung angewandt worden. Bde. 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 u. 11.

      Wien, Trattner 1787-1800. - Seemann/Trattner 3897 u. 4129; Poggendorf I, 1003; Ackermann I, 449. Die Bände 1 u. 4 der ersten Serie und 6 Bände (2, 3, 4, 5, 8 u. 11) von 12 Bänden der zweiten Serie über verschiedene Versuche aus dem Bereich der Naturwissenschaften in der Wiener Nachdruckausgabe bei Trattner. Das Werk erschien in zunächst 4 Bänden und wurde 1788-1801 durch 12 Bände unter dem Titel `Fortgesetzte Magie` ergänzt und 1802 um noch einen weiteren Band `Neue fortgesetzte Magie` fortgeführt. Das Werk beschreibt viele Versuche, die mit zum Teil verblüffenden Resultaten eben magisch gewirkt haben könnten. In den vorliegenden Bänden neben einer umfassenden Einleitung über Magie im ersten Band, u. a. mit Kapiteln über `Wiedererweckung der Todten`, `Die Verwandlung eines lebendigen Menschen in einen Bären`, `Das neue Luftschiff`, `Veranlassende Reize zum Menschenessen`, `Die Heilung der Zahnschmerzen durch die Electrizität`, `Daß der gebratne Kalbskopf auf der Tafel blöcke` etc. Die Tafeln mit Abbildungen u. a. eines Flugapparates, einer Camera obscura, einer Zauberlaterne, eines elektrischen Drachens und eines Zauberspiegels. - Der preußische Historiker und Toxikologe Johann Samuel Halle (1727- 1810) kam nach Abschluss des Studiums 1753 als Erzieher nach Berlin. Dort wurde er 1760 an das königlich-preußische Kadetten-Corps berufen, um die neuerrichtete Professur für Geschichte zu übernehmen. Er war der Autor verschiedener naturwissenschaftlicher, handwerklich/technologischer und historischer Schriften. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG. 8°. XLVIII, 441(1) S., 9 Bll. (Inh.); VI S. (Titelei), 650 S. (einschl. Universalregister f. die Tle. 1-4); 4 Bll. (Titelei), 592 S.; 8 Bll. (Titelei), 622 [recte 620] S. (Ss. 615/16 fehlen); 6Bll., 596 S.; 4 Bll. (Titelei), 603(1) S.; 4 Bll. (Titelei), 542 S.; 4 Bll. (Titelei), 599(1) S. und VI S. (Titelei). Mit je 1 gest. Titelvignette u. zus. 48 (v. 49) gef. Kupferstich-Tafeln (Taf. 7 in Tl.1 fehlt). 6 Bde. ([1], 4 u. fortges. Magie 3, 5, 8 u. 11) uniform gebunden in neuen, grauen Pappbänden m. schwarzgepr. Rü.titel auf. mont. rotem Papierschi.; e. graumelierter, neuerer Pappbd. m. goldgepr. Tit. auf mont. rotem Rüschi. (2. Bd. Fortges. Magie) u. e. Halbleinenbd. d. Zeit. m. goldgepr. Rü.titel. u. marmor. Deckelbezügen (4. Bd. Fortfges. Magie). Einbde. stellenw. leicht gegilbt u. sehr vereinz. fleckig, im Text nahezu durchgeh. m. alten Spuren v. Feuchtigkeiteinwirkung (Flecken), Titelbll. z. Tl. etw. angeschmutzt, sehr vereinz m. Sign. od. Anstreichungen v. alter Hand, insges. im Text kaum abgegriffen, die ersten Seiten von Bd. 5 im unt. Blattrd. leicht augefranst, Leinenbd. d. Zt. an den Kanten stärker abgewetzt u. am ob. Kapital lädiert u. fleckig.

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        Frauenbüste mir antikisierender aufwendiger Frisur. - Alabaster.

       Höhe der Plastik 18 cm, verso mit *Gallet* signiert, undatiert. Höhe der Büste 18 cm, Breite ca. 10 cm, max. Tiefe ca. 13 cm. ( Gewicht 1800 Gramm ). Auf Marmorsockel lose montiert. ( Gesamthöhe mit Sockel 29 cm, Gesamtgewicht mit Sockel 3600 Gramm ). Die Büste gering bestoßen - insgesamt guter Zustand. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gallet, Louis Jacques Gallet, Marmor, Alabaster, Frauenkopf, Frauenbüste, Kopf, Google, Jugendstil

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        Mapa topografico de la Provincia de Saña en el Obispado de Truxillo en el Reino del Peru

      Handsomely drawn manuscript map of the Provincia de Saña, next to Trujillo, located in the north-western coast of Peru between the Piura to today's La Libertad region. Several towns are identified; there is a fleur-de-lis in the Mar del Sur (Pacific Ocean) that orients north to the left, as well as a few islands, Ysla de Lobos de Tierra, Ysla de Lobos de Fuera, and Farallones de Malabrigo off the coastline. The cartouche is found on the upper left corner. The map resembles greatly that of Bishop Martinez Compañon. The Ecclesiastical division of territory is what is being taken into account for the map. Saña was an important city in the colonial administration, opulent enough to draw privateer Edward Davis' attention in 1686, when his forces attacked and sacked the city. It was the flooding (1720) however, which caused real damage to the city. The map is unsigned and undated, there is no reference that allows a proper dating or attribution.

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        Nouvelles recreations physiques et mathematiques. Nouvelle ed. 3 volumes, Paris, 1800.

      375+410+408 pag., half leather, good copies. Illustrated with 102 hand coloured engravings.

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        Primo viaggio intorno al Globo Terracqueo ossia ragguaglio della navigazione alle Indie Orientali per la via d´Occidente

      First edition, an important Americana, although published almost a full 300 years too late, this is the first time this relation of the voyage of exploration performed by Pigafetta alongside Magellan is printed, from the manuscript codex of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana of Milan. The enterprise took from 1519 until 1522; by the time it ended it was the first circumnavigation ever performed, and thus one of the most significant voyages of the century of discovery. The expedition is known to us in four manuscript codex's, all of which are in French, except for one, in Italian, preserved at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana; this edition is the only one that is made after the Italian manuscript, which is likely the original one, considering Pigafetta was an Italian native speaker, and that he was historiographer of the expedition. The importance of this edition, thus, cannot be overstated, for both the direct relation to the manuscript, and for the illustration, which reproduces for the first time the maps made in the expedition, in bright spectacular color; "had it not been for the pen of Pigafetta, knowledge of Magellan's circumnavigation would be far more limited" (Penrose, Travel and discovery in the Renaissance, p. 305). Pigafetta (c.1492 - 1531) was a Venetian explorer and scholar, member of a wealthy family of Vicenza, he was learned in astronomy, cartography and geography; whilst in Spain accompanying Nuncio Francesco Chieregati, he knew of the planned expedition of the Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan, and decided to join, serving as Magellan´s assistant and in the capacity of historian and cartographer. In Mactan (Philippines) Pigafetta was injured and Magellan was killed; however he was able to make the journey back home, along with other 17 survivors -out of a crew of 240- under the command of Sebastian El Cano. The illustration is composed of 2 folding engraved maps, one showing the route of the voyage and the other the Philippines and the Moluccas, 4 hand-colored woodcut maps, which reproduce the original maps made during the voyage, and 9 engraved headpieces and 8 woodcut vignettes. Provenance: faint inscription to title page; on front pastedown the inscription "XV - CL - 30", Borba pp. 667-8. Hill p. 235. Palau 225742. Sabin 62804.

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        Gedichte.Erster und zweyter Theil. 2 Bde.

      Crusius,Leipzig 1800-1803 - Erster und zweyter Theil. 2 Bde. Leipzig, Crusius 1800-1803. Mit 1 Titelkupfer (in Bd. 1) von W. Böhm nach H. Meyer. 8°. 4 Bl., 335 S.; 5 Bl., 358 S. Hellblaue Pappbde. d. Zt. mit rotem Lackrückenschild u. Rückenvergoldung (Rücken verblichen).-Erste von Schiller selbst besorgte Ausgabe. - Vereinzelt etwas braunfleckig. Titelblätter verso mit Namenszug von alter Hand und altem Bibl.-Stempel. - Goedeke V, 154/155, 2 u. 3. - Marcuse 174 u. 250. - Borst 874. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE POEMS OF ALLAN RAMSAY TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR AND REMARKS ON HIS POEMS, FROM A LARGE VIEW OF THEIR MERITS

      London: Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1800. A new edition, corrected and enlarged n. This is a handsomely bound collection of poems by a major figure in 18th century Scottish literary culture. Of humble origin, Ramsay (1686-1758) was apprenticed to an Edinburgh wig maker before becoming a bookseller, the founder of a prototypical literary club called the Easy Club, the editor of an important Scots verse collection called "The Tea-Table Miscellany," and in general a promoter of Scots poetry and poets. He was also a renowned poet himself. The present collection divides his works by type: serious, elegiac, comic, satiric, epigrammatic, pastoral, lyric, epistolary, and fabular. His devotion to all things Scots led Ramsay to write much of his poetry in a Scots dialect, and copious footnotes and a glossary are provided to assist the reader. The most attractive unsigned period bindings boast extremely delicate and intricate gilt tooling, and are obviously the work of a skilled craftsman.. 213 x 130 mm. (8 3/8 x 5 1/8"). Two volumes. The life of Ramsay by the editor, George Chalmers; "Remarks on the Genius and Writings of Allan Ramsay" by A. F. Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee. A new edition, corrected and enlarged. VERY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY RED STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, ELABORATELY GILT, covers with wide frame formed by multiple plain and decorative gilt rules, raised bands, spines densely gilt in scallop-edged compartments filled by large, complex fleuron, intricately gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With woodcut head- and tailpieces, engraved frontispiece portrait, engraved folding facsimile, and one engraved vignette in text. Front pastedown with engraved armorial bookplate of James Banks Stanhope (probably the person by that name who lived from 1821-1904 and was a member of Parliament for North Lincolnshire from 1858-62). Martin, 251; ESTC T-143025. Spines uniformly a little darkened, just a hint of rubbing to joints and corners, occasional minor foxing (a bit more prominent on opening and closing leaves and on the two plates), one leaf with one-inch chip to head margin (no loss), other trivial imperfections, but still QUITE A PRETTY SET IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, clean and fresh internally, and in bindings with lustrous boards and only insignificant wear. This is a handsomely bound collection of poems by a major figure in 18th century Scottish literary culture. Of humble origin, Ramsay (1686-1758) was apprenticed to an Edinburgh wig maker before becoming a bookseller, the founder of a prototypical literary club called the Easy Club, the editor of an important Scots verse collection called "The Tea-Table Miscellany," and in general a promoter of Scots poetry and poets. He was also a renowned poet himself. The present collection divides his works by type: serious, elegiac, comic, satiric, epigrammatic, pastoral, lyric, epistolary, and fabular. His devotion to all things Scots led Ramsay to write much of his poetry in a Scots dialect, and copious footnotes and a glossary are provided to assist the reader. The most attractive unsigned period bindings boast extremely delicate and intricate gilt tooling, and are obviously the work of a skilled craftsman.

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        A Complete Body of Heraldry: Containing an Historical Enquiry Into the Origins of Armories and the Rise and Progress of Heraldry, Considered As a Science . the Proper Methods of Blazoning and Marshalling Armorial Bearings . the Arms, Quarterings. . .crests, Supporters, and Mottos of all Sovereign Princes and States, As Also the Achievements of the Peers . of England, Scotland, and Ireland . an Historical Catalogue of all the Different Orders of Knighthood . [Complete in Two Volumes]

      London : Printed For The Author By T. Spilsbury, Snowhill - Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with contrasting dark and red morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments attractively tooled in gilt. An exceptional set- scans on request. ; 0 pages; Description: 2 vol. ; 50 cm. Subjects: Heraldry, Nobility & Genealogy --Great Britain --Early works to 1800. The Coats of Arms and Portraits are all present and in fine condition. Notes: Vol. 1 was partly written by Sir Joseph Ayloffe. Cf. Moule's Bibliotheca heraldica Magna Britannia, and Lowndes' The bibliographer's manual of English literature. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        D'Jami ou Mosquée Cathédrale, de Hhacan; au Caire. Vuë générale de la Mosquée.

      Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse Egypte. 1799-1800 - Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Size: 48.5 x 31 cm. (19 x 12 inches). Large paper copy. Fine condition. Magnificent engraving of the mosque of Hassan in Cairo. Louis-François Cassas was one of the best French printmakers of the eighteenth century. His Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse-Egypte is perhaps the finest eighteenth century illustrated book on the Middle East. Cassas accompanied Choiseul-Gouffier on his embassy to Istanbul in 1784 but remained there only a few weeks. From the end of 1784 to 1787 he travelled in the Levant, Syria and Egypt at Choiseul-Gouffier's expense, making more than 300 drawings. His drawings of Troad were engraved for volume II of Choiseul-Gouffier's 'Voyage Pittoresque'. His original drawings remained in family hands for many y ears, but were sold at auction in 1878. The drawings include studies of costumes, architectural pieces, monuments, views, scenes from daily life and animals. He was the greatest exponent of the Levant. This superb print is from the first edition, published in parts on large sheets. Engraved by Ransonette/ M.A. Benoist. Benezit, Vol. II, p.578. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Modern Angler.

      

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        Reize van Aleppo naar Jeruzalem, op Paasschen, in 't jaar 1698.Utrecht, Willem van Poolsum, 1705. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 9 engraved plates (including 5 folding). Later half vellum.

      STCN (7 copies); cf. Atabey 784; Howgego, to 1800, P117; for the author see: Butlin, "Maundrell, Henry (bap. 1665, d. 1701)", in: ODNB (online). First edition of the Dutch translation of an account of a journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem and back by the British clergyman Henry Maundrell. The work was partially published to bring up to date Sandys's famous Relation of a journey (1610), which was still very popular. However, "Maundrell's account is quite different from that of Sandys, and is a major work in its own right, giving detailed descriptions of the life and landscapes of Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine, including the agricultural practices of the regions and places encountered, in addition to descriptions of places of religious significance. The factual accounts of the relict features of the ancient worlds are of interest and value, and they are accompanied by careful measurements and plans of major sites such as Baalbek" (Butlin).Browned, lower outer corner of title-page restored, some occasional foxing and mostly marginal stains. Binding rubbed along the extremities, sides scratched.

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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, G. and W. Nichol, and J. Wright, 1800. Large 4to. Contemporary calf, modern reback, covers with gilt-ruled triple fillets, turn ins ornamented in gilt, marbled endpapers; pp. [iii]-xxii (bound without half-title), 503, 2 folding engraved maps, 28 engraved plates (a few folding, see below); extremities expertly restored; light marginal offsetting from endpapers; internally, apart from occasional brown spotting to text and plates, a good and clean copy. First edition of one of the first monographs in the English language written on Burma, superbly illustrated with plates of costumes, customs, architecture and arts, many by the Company-trained Bengali artist Singey Bey, and a suite of 8 botanical plates of the plants selected by the President of the Royal Society. 'In 1795 Symes was sent by the governor-general, John Shore, to the court of King Bodawpaya of Burma, to try to improve political and commercial relations, and also to confirm whether the French were actively courting the Burmese as they were rumoured to be doing elsewhere in Asia. Border tensions had recently escalated when Burmese troops had pursued Arakanese rebels into British territories and then refused to leave until the rebels were handed over. The embassy was counted a success, for Symes returned with signed documents which the British believed would open Burmese markets to British and Indian traders, and the French threat was shown to be largely illusory. These agreements, which fell short of what might properly be called a treaty, allowed British traders to purchase Burmese wood, instituted a procedure for addressing merchant grievances, and, provided import duties were paid, exempted British goods from inland customs and duties. Symes wrote of his seven months in Burma - which took him from Rangoon to the capital at Amarapura - in An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava Sent by the Governor-General of India in 1795 (1800), one of the first detailed accounts of the country written in English. In just over 500 pages, it addressed the history, geography, culture, and economics of Burma, and the text was accompanied by illustrations and maps. It painted a generally favourable impression of Burma, emphasizing its civility, culture, and stability, while also hinting at the Burmese court's suspicions of the British' (ODNB). There seems to be confusion about the number of plates in this book. The Directions to the Binder list 27 plates, however, the Shoemandoo plate consists of a view and a plan on two separate sheets, which results in 28 plates. However, there are as well copies known with only 25 plates, including one authorial presentation copy, which has been in the trade. Cordier, B. I., t. I, 445. Cox, t. I, p. 309. Howgego, S200. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sieges Et Meubles French Furniture

      - 43 plates bound in an oblong (12 x 17) cloth book Plate 1 Musee Du Louvre collection Thomy Thiery No 312, Plate 2 No. 316,Plate 3 No. 584, Plate 43 No. 511. Each plate contains the name Pimpaneau & Coussat. Will send pictures of any of the plates if desired. Circa 1800's [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pauly's Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Alterthumswissenschaft in alphabetischer Ordnung. Zweite völlig umgearbeitete Auflage, hrsg. v. Wilh. Sigm. Teuffel. 6 in 8 Bänden.

      Gr.-8vo. Je Band ca. 1800 S. Hldr. d. Zeit m. 2 RSchildern. (OBrosch. beigebunden). An zwei Kanten unbeschnitten. Der "Ur-Pauly", Grundlage der später auf 84 Bände angewachsenen Realenzyklopädie, erschien noch in recht bescheidenem Umfang. Der erste Band, ursprünglich 1837 erschienen, in der ausführlicheren, auf 2 Bände angewachsenen Neubearbeitung von Teuffel, während die weiteren Bände keine Neubearbeitung mehr erfuhren. - Einbände berieben, kl. Fehlstellen im Leder. Kl. Name auf Vorsatz. Vereinzelt etw. stockfleckig, in Bd. 4 eine Lage in Kopie. Sonst wohlerhaltene, schöne Bände.

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        Taschenbuch für Badegäste Badens in Nieder-Oesterreich. Mit Kupfern.

      Wien und Baden, Joseph Geistinger o.J. (um 1800). - Nebehay-Wagner III, 631 (nennt lediglich die Ausgabe von 1805, jedoch ohne Karte); Sammlung Eckl III, 158 (?sehr selten?) u. Wurzbach XXIX, 201 f. Der in Mähren geborene Arzt und Fachschriftsteller Karl Schenk (1765-1830) ?widmete den Badner Quellen ein eindringliches Studium und veröffentlichte über dieselben, wie über die localen und klimatischen Verhältnisse dieses Curortes mehrere Schriften? (Wurzbach). ? Frühe Darstellung der Gemeinde Baden und ihrer Heilquellen. Beschreibt in 10 Kapiteln u.a. die Entstehung, den Gebrauch und die Wirkung der Badener Bäder und befasst sich auch mit der Badener-Diät sowie den Zufällen und Unterhaltungen der Badenden. ? Die Falttafeln zeigen zwei Ansichten von Baden (Sauerhof, Sauerbad und Engelsburgbadquelle an der Schwechat sowie den Josefsplatz mit der Frauenkirche und dem Josephsbad vor dem Brand von 1812). Das Frontispiz ist unbezeichnet und die übrige Kupfertafel zeigt ?Reginens Ruhe? [Villa in Baden]. Die vom Wiener Kupferstecher Christoph Junker gravierte Karte (?ein angenehmer Wegweiser auf Spaziergängen?) verzeichnet auch die umliegenden Ortschaften und enthält selbst so kleine Details wie einzelne Häuschen, Baumgruppen und Wegkreuze. Kl.-8°. 4 Bll. (Titelei), 320 S. Mit Front., 3 (dav. 2 gef.) Tafeln und 1 gef. Karte in Kupferstich (Weber, J. Gerstner, L. Benedicti, Hieron. Benedicti u. Junker sc.). Neuer Halblederband. m. marmor. Überzugspapier u. mont. Rüschi. Einband in tadellosem Zustand, Schnitt angestaubt, verso Front. mit Sign. von alter Hd., Titel m. Nummernstempel, Text etw. staub- u. stockfl., einige Seiten u. 1 Tafel im äußeren Blattrand wasserfl. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Taschenbuch für Weinkäufer, Weintrinker und Weinhändler für das Jahr 1800.

      Berlin, Oehmigke, 1800. - Mit gestochenem Frontispiz. VI, 202 Seiten, 2 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen. Umschlag der Zeit. Einziger Jahrgang. - Umschlag fleckig, Rückenbezug mit Fehlstellen, Frontispiz und Titel etwas stockfleckig, sonst kaum fleckig. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar des seltenen Almanachs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nieuwe reize naar de binnenste gedeelten van Afrika, door Egypte, Syrie en Le Dar-four, ... gedaan in den jaare 1792-1798.Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 folding maps engraved by D. Veelwaard (ca. 32 x 24 cm and 43 x 40 cm), a woodcut of a pyramid and some tables in text. Modern half vellum.

      Cox I, p. 394; Howgego, to 1800, B170; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p. 91; cf: Atabey 156; Blackmer 219-220. The rare Dutch translation of an important work, containing the earliest information on Darfur (Sudan). William George Browne (1768-1813), ''inspired by Bruce's travels, went to Egypt in 1792 hoping to explore the oases in the eastern Sahara and to journey to the source of the White Nile. He reached El Fashur in Darfur and was the first Englishman to explore the temple of Jupiter Ammon at the Oasis of Siwa. These deserts were not explored again until 1848 when Bayle St. John travelled through them. Browne was the first European to describe Darfur, which he reached with a Sudanese caravan in 1793. He was imprisoned there by the Sultan of Darfur. In 1796 he reached Egypt again by caravan and eventually returned to England via Syria and Constantinople. From 1800 to 1802 Browne travelled again in Turkey and the Levant. Some information gained at that time was published in Walpole's Memoirs . In 1812 he left England with the intention of travelling through Persia to Tartary, but was murdered by bandits in Persia'' (Blackmer).The maps show Darfur and the route of the Sudanese caravan travelling from Egypt to Darfur as well as the tracks (of which one coloured) for slave traders from Darfur to surrounding countries.In very good condition and wholly untrimmed, with owner's stamp on both title-pages. Scarce Dutch translation of an important work containing the earliest information on Darfur.

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        Vue du Chateau de Versailles, du côté des Jardins

      Published by chez Basset, Paris 1800 - Hand-coloured engraving heightened with touches of gum arabic. Printed on laid paper. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing, two skillfully repaired small tears in the top margin, a couple of mild water stains in the left margin, and a few tiny nicks at the edges of the sheet. A stunning view of the impressive grand facade of the chateau of Versailles as seen from the garden. Originally a modest hunting lodge built by King Louis XIII in 1623, Versailles was transformed into one of the largest and most extravagant palaces in the world during the reign of Louis XIV (1643-1715). The self-proclaimed Sun King remodelled Versailles to demonstrate and symbolize his absolute power as monarch and the glory of France. He enlisted the services of the finest French architects of the era: Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646-1708), Louis Le Vau (1612-1670), and Charles Le Brun (1619-1690). The extensive project of expansion and renovation began in 1661. The landscape architect André Le Notre (1613-1700) was responsible for redesigning the chateau's luxuriant park, including vast terraces and numerous fountains. In 1682, Versailles became the official royal residence.

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        Saggio secondo d’osservazioni, e memorie medico-anatomiche

      per li Fratelli Penada, 1800. 4to (cm. 28,3), 4 cc.nn., 147(1) pp. con 7 tavv. rip. f.t. incise su rame da Antonio Buttafoco. Legatura recente in mz. pergamena con titolo impresso in oro al ds. Minime mancanze marginali al frontis. ma ottimo esemplare a pieni margini. L’A. raccoglie in questo secondo Saggio (il primo fu pubblicato nel 1793 ed il terzo nel 1804) alcuni particolari casi: un uomo bilingue, un feto umano somigliante ad un rospo, le cure per avvelenamento da funghi, ecc.

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        WIEN., Gesamtansicht von Süden mit Schottenkirche, Stephansdom und Michaelerkirche als Kopf einer Handwerkskundschaft der Uhrmacher.

      Kupferstich bei Gottlieb Borck, Wien, um 1800, 31 x 33 cm. Stopp A 110.3.2. - Ausgefüllte und datierte (1825) Handwerkskundschaft der Uhrmacher mit Siegel. - Faltspuren, sonst gut erhalten. Europa, Handwerkskundschaft, Meisterbrief, Österreich, Uhren

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        WIEN. Gesamtansicht von Süden mit Schottenkirche, Stephansdom und Michaelerkirche als Kopf einer Handwerkskundschaft der Uhrmacher.

      - Kupferstich bei Gottlieb Borck, Wien, um 1800, 31 x 33 cm. Stopp A 110.3.2. - Ausgefüllte und datierte (1825) Handwerkskundschaft der Uhrmacher mit Siegel. - Faltspuren, sonst gut erhalten.

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        Gesamtansicht von Süden mit Schottenkirche, Stephansdom und Michaelerkirche als Kopf einer Handwerkskundschaft der Uhrmacher.

       Kupferstich bei Gottlieb Borck, Wien, um 1800, 31 x 33 cm. Stopp A 110.3.2. - Ausgefüllte und datierte (1825) Handwerkskundschaft der Uhrmacher mit Siegel. - Faltspuren, sonst gut erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Handwerkskundschaft, Meisterbrief, Österreich, Uhren

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        Scheeps-togt van Martin Pringe, gedaan in 't jaar 1603. Van Bristol na 't noorder-gedeelte van Virginien. Including : Een tweede reys in 't selfde jaar 1603. Na Virginien, gedaan van Kap. Bartholomeus Gilbert.Leyden, Pieter van der Aa, 1706. 8vo. With engraved publisher's device and 2 folding engraved plates. Modern marbled boards.

      Alden & Landis 706/182; Cox II, p. 41; Howgego, to 1800, G45 & P156; Sabin 10690; STCN (8 copies). First Dutch translation of the accounts of two travels to Virginia in 1603 from Samuel Purchas' Purchas his pilgrims, here published as part of Van der Aa's Nauwkeurige versameling. Written by Thomas Canner. Another Dutch edition from the same year was published in folio as part of Van der Aa's Wijdberoemde voyagien na Oost- en West-Indiën. The first is an account of the second English voyage to New England (only after that of Bartholomew Gosnold) by Martin Pring. In 1603 he reached the coast of Maine then known as Virginia. The second is the account of Bartholomew Gilbert who was sent by Sir Walter Raleigh to search for the lost colonists of the Roanoke settlement in North Carolina, then known as Virginia, but was killed by Indians. Slightly browned. In very good condition.

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        Abbildungen der Wanzen mit Beschreibungen. Erstes -Fünftes Heft. Mit einem Register über die fünf Hefte. [Complete].

      - Erlangen, Johann Jakob Palm, 1800-1811. Five parts in one. 4to (24.0 x 20.9 cm). [2], [2], viii, 208 pp., five title pages, 20 engraved plates of which two partly hand-coloured. Each plate has a handwritten explanatory text leaf. Early 20th century full, grained cloth with gilt title on spine and front board. Blue endpapers. All edges marbled.l The German edition was published simultaneously with a Latin edition ("Icones cimicum"). Both are rare, especially in a complete state. Contains many new species that are beautifully illustrated. Wolff died in 1806 and according to Hagen the last part was published by Wolff's father in 1811. A former owner has added explanatory text leaves to each plate, which is quite useful. A few annotations in the first part in an old hand. Small, vague library stamp on title and a small water-stain in a the lower inner corner of the first few pages. Some foxing in the text, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. Hagen II, p. 294; Horn-Schenkling 24336. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ZODIACAL ANIMALS HANDSCROLL CIRCA 1850

      , 1800. 1800. [EMAKI]. ZODIACAL ANIMALS HANDSCROLL. Never finished: It has 10 animals, with a space near the beginning - after the first animal - for 2 more. All but the boar [inoshishi] and the ox [ushi] are present. A skilled hand - most probably late Edo, unsigned, unsealed. 29 x 582 cm. total length (26 cm. blank at start). In excellent condition throughout. On heavy paper in a brocade cover.

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        WOLFENBÜTTEL., Gesamtansicht über die Oker, links im Hintergrund Braunschweig.

      Altkol. Kupferstich aus "Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon", um 1800, 18 x 30 cm. Sehr selten. Über der Ansicht Legende von 1 - 13 und im Medaillon Porträt "Wenceslaus". - Auf Einfassungslinie geschnitten und auf blauem Papier alt aufgezogen. Niedersachsen

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        Nieuwe reize naar de binnenste gedeelten van Afrika, door Egypte, Syrie en Le Dar-four, ... gedaan in den jaare 1792-1798.Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 folding maps engraved by D. Veelwaard (ca. 32 x 24 cm and 43 x 40 cm), a woodcut of a pyramid and some tables in text. Modern half vellum.

      Cox I, p. 394; Howgego, to 1800, B170; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p. 91; cf: Atabey 156; Blackmer 219-220. The rare Dutch translation of an important work, containing the earliest information on Darfur (Sudan). William George Browne (1768-1813), ''inspired by Bruce's travels, went to Egypt in 1792 hoping to explore the oases in the eastern Sahara and to journey to the source of the White Nile. He reached El Fashur in Darfur and was the first Englishman to explore the temple of Jupiter Ammon at the Oasis of Siwa. These deserts were not explored again until 1848 when Bayle St. John travelled through them. Browne was the first European to describe Darfur, which he reached with a Sudanese caravan in 1793. He was imprisoned there by the Sultan of Darfur. In 1796 he reached Egypt again by caravan and eventually returned to England via Syria and Constantinople. From 1800 to 1802 Browne travelled again in Turkey and the Levant. Some information gained at that time was published in Walpole's Memoirs. In 1812 he left England with the intention of travelling through Persia to Tartary, but was murdered by bandits in Persia'' (Blackmer).The maps show Darfur and the route of the Sudanese caravan travelling from Egypt to Darfur as well as the tracks (of which one coloured) for slave traders from Darfur to surrounding countries.In very good condition and wholly untrimmed, with owner's stamp on both title-pages. Scarce Dutch translation of an important work containing the earliest information on Darfur.

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        An History of Marine Architecture.

      London: by Bye and Law, for R. Faulder; G. G. and J. Robinson and Co.; A. and J. Black, and H. Parry; [& 26 others in London and 1 in Cambridge],, 1800–02. Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, both Civil and Military, of all Nations, especially of Great Britain; derived chiefly from Original Manuscripts, as well in Private Collections as in the Great Public Repositories: and deduced from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. 3 volumes, quarto (288 × 228 mm). Mid-19th-century half calf, spines gilt tooled on the raised bands and at head and tail, dark brown labels, marbled sides, brown speckled edges, Volume I with additional engraved title page (dated 1801) and incorporating a roundel vignette of Britannia by Shipster after Benjamin West & Dominic Serres, 99 plates (34 aquatints, 65 line engravings, 21 folding). A few scrapes to bindings, a little wear to extremities, front joint of volumes II and III partially split, internally clean and a very good set. First edition of the first serious study of British naval architecture, with "100 handsome plates" (McDonald). "The definitive work of the period on the design and building of ships" (JCB Catalogue). Although McDonald warns that it can be uneven and anecdotal, and ODNB cautions that Charnock followed the opinions of sea officers in over-praising French ships and designs at the expense of their British equivalents, this is certainly the most comprehensive history of marine architecture up to its time. The engraved plates are magnificent and a rich source of information in themselves. Provenance: engraved armorial bookplates (dated 1900) of Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931), 12th baronet (Harington baronetcy of Ridlington, Rutland), JP, High Sheriff of Herefordshire: served in the London Brigade of the Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers (1880-91), commanded Artillery Company of the Calcutta Port Defence Volunteers (1900-09), volunteered for Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on outbreak of Great War (aged 53), promoted to rank of chief petty officer in Anti-Aircraft Corps, in which capacity he served until 1916; with two letters (both circulars, one dated 2 June 1916 on Chancellor of the Exchequer stationery, concerning American dollar securities; the other dated 2 June 1926 on LMS stationery, concerning the General Strike).

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        La Fiammetta

      Parma: Amoretti, 1800. hardcover. very good(+). Text in Italian. 217 pages + L'Urbano in 66 pages + Il Corbaccio in 111 pages. Thick 8vo, full tree calf, ornately gilt spine and covers (rubbed at extremities), all edges gilt. Parma: Fratelli Amoretti, 1800. Very good (+).

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        Historical Account of the Substances which have been used to Describe Events and to Convey Ideas from the Earliest Date to the Invention of Paper. Printed on the First Useful Paper manufactured soley from Straw

      91 pp. Small folio, orig. edition binding of straight-grained blue morocco, spine stamped in blind. [London]: T. Burton, 1800. First edition, and a very fine copy in the original edition binding of blue straight-grained morocco, of this classic work on the search for new materials to manufacture paper. This copy has been signed by Koops at the bottom of the dedication leaf. At the same time as the first papermaking machines, invented in France, were being built in England, Koops was experimenting with the use of straw and wood for papermaking in Bermondsey. He succeeded in the first, large-scale, commercial production of paper made from straw and wood. Koops was given permission by the King to be the only distributor of paper made from alternative paper sources in the hope that he could help solve England's paper crisis; however, the times were not right for this early attempt at recycling and Koops went bankrupt. The book describes ancient equivalents of paper, methods that had been tried over the ages to find paper which would withstand the attack of insects, his data on French exports of paper into England, and comments on Koops' attempts to produce paper from sources other than rags. "Not much is known of Koops, but his work as a experimenter with new papermaking materials at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution is justly famous. He writes of the work of Schäffer, Guettard, de Lisle, Seba, and Senger in the search for new materials, and spends much time discussing the use of conferva for papermaking fibers although emphasizing the availability of straw."-Schlosser, An Exhibition of Books on Papermaking, 21. Fine copy. The two preliminary and two terminal endpapers are also made from wood. Contemporary armorial bookplate of Charles Barclay. ❧ Hunter, The Literature of Papermaking, pp. 47-48.

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        Einleitung in die Wissenschaft des Schwedisch-Pommerschen Lehnrechts nebst einem Entwurfe zur vollständigen Darstellung derselben.

      - Berlin und Greifswald, Gottlieb August Lange, 1800. 8:o. VIII,+ 192 s. Liten fläck på s. 125-26. Samtida hfrbd med rikt guldornerad rygg och orange titeletikett, blåa stänksnitt. Ur Joh. Henr. Schröders bibliotek, med hans biblioteksetikett, och ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 7560. Emanuel Friedrich Hagemeister (1764-1819) från Greifswald var tysk rättslärd och ingick bland annat i den av Frankrike tillsatta provisoriska regeringen i svenska Pommern och i den kommission som upprättades i Stockholm och Örebro för omgestaltning av den svensk-pommerska lagstiftningen. Den gamla tyska feodalrätten reformerades 1806 och bl.a. avskaffades livegenskapen. Historieprofessorn Johan Henrik Schröders (1791-1857) bibliotek, ?fullt af gamla sällsynta svenska böcker?, såldes på bokauktion i Uppsala efter tryckt förteckning. Enligt Henrik Klemming rådde auktionsdagen sådan snöyra i Uppsala att många, både anbud och spekulanter, inte kunde komma fram till auktionen i tid. Böckerna såldes ofta mycket billigt.

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