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        Erster Nachtrag zur Naturgeschichte der Eingeweidewürmer von J. A. E. Goeze. Mit Zusätzen und Anmerkungen herausgegeben von J. G. H. Zeder. Mit 6 Kupfertafeln.

      Crusius, Leipzig 1800 - XX, 320 S., 6 gefaltete Tafeln. Etwas größerer Pappband der Zeit. Goezes 1782 erschienene Naturgeschichte der Eingeweidewürmer zählt zu den bedeutendsten Werken des 18. Jahrhunderts auf diesem Gebiet. Der hier vorliegende Nachtrag enthält wohl überwiegend Ergebnisse des Herausgebers Zeder (K. Enigk: Geschichte der Helminthologie, S. 295). Der Einband berieben, der Rücken mit zwei alten Papier-Signaturschildchen und die Tafeln etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt handelt es sich um ein noch ordentliches Exemplar des seltenen (und einzigen) Nachtrags. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ölgemälde: 4 Arbeiter am Berghang befüllen Holz-Schlitten mit Steinen aus Steinbruch. Links unten ein Flußtal mit schroffen Felsabhängen möglicherweise die Elbe im Elbsandsteingebirge.

      Bildmaß: 53 x 76 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 62 x 85 cm ). Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. Das Bild links unten undeutlich in rot signiert mit *Wilh. Jen..? *, undatiert wohl um 1800-1850 gemalt. Das Gemälde etwas eingedunkelt, gering fleckig ( eine Reinigung wäre empfehlenswert ), etwas craquelliert und mit einigen winzigen kleinen Farbabplatzungen. Leider ist die Signatur außer dem Vornamenskürzel sehr undeutlich, von daher ist der Maler für mich nicht identifizierbar. ( Provenienz: Alter Familienbesitz, laut Zuschreibung aus der Region Bastei, Elbsandsteingebirge ) ( Über HInweise zu dem Künstler würde ich mich freuen ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        LYRICAL BALLADS

      London: J. & A. Arch, 1798; T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800. FIRST EDITION, Second (London) Issue of first volume; FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE of the second volume (p. 209 with last word of footnote in the middle of the page; p. 210 with 10 lines only; p. 211 with 19 lines, ending with "he thought again"; p. 212 with 19 lines, beginning with "And his heart fail'd him"). This is a rarely seen set of the two first editions often described as the inaugural event of the Romantic period. The printing of "Lyrical Ballads" constituted an experiment for the two young poets (Wordsworth was 28, Coleridge 26) in the modification of the traditional artificial verse styles in order to capture forceful sincerity and elemental human emotions. Their radical purpose was nothing short of the reformation of poetry by deposing an artificial literary tradition and substituting a new poetics, more in keeping with normal contemporary speech patterns. As Wordsworth explains in the preface to the second edition of 1800, "The principal object, then, which I proposed to myself in these poems was to choose incidents and situations from common life, and to relate or describe them, throughout, as far as was possible, in a selection of language really used by men; and, at the same time, to throw over them a certain colouring of imagination. . . . Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language. . . . [In] that condition our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity . . . [and] the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature. . . . For all good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.'' Folk ballads, as "natural" poetry, formed their models for pieces that reveal a sense of lasting joy in nature and in experiences common to all humans. The volumes contain, among others, "Tintern Abbey," "Lines Written in Early Spring," "We Are Seven," "The Brothers," "Michael," and "The Ancyent Marinere," 10 stanzas of which appear only in this edition. Volume 1 is the second issue of the first edition, with London rather than Bristol identified as the place of pubication on the title page; there is one known and one hypothetical copy of the first issue. Additional issue points for these volumes are: Vol. I: p. 19 reads "Oft" in line 10, p. 204 reads "woods" (with the final "s" and comma) in line 15 and "thought" (with the final "t" and comma) in line 17; Vol. II: 01-2 are uncancelled, p. 64 reads "Oft had I" in line 1 and "wide Moor" in line 6, p. 83 has a comma after "last days" in line 6, p. 92 reads "He" (capitalized) in line 2, and p. 129 has "when they please" properly spaced in line 11. The second volume offered here was originally issued with a companion first volume that was virtually a reprint of the 1798 volume; as a result of this reissue, and the two-year gap before the publication of the second volume, it can be difficult to find a set composed of the two first editions. For five years our binder Francis Bedford (1799-1883) managed the firm of Charles Lewis for the latter's widow and then was in a partnership for 10 years with John Clarke before establishing his own bindery in 1851. He shortly became recognized as the leading binder in fashionable West-end London, and his firm enjoyed prosperity not only until his death, but for 10 years afterwards, under the ownership of Joseph Shepherd. Bedford bindings are almost always elegantly traditional in their design. This set was once owned by the extraordinarily discriminating American collector H. Bradley Martin (1906-88); his copy of any book will always be distinguished as having been a part of a library chosen by one of the most discerning of modern collectors. The heir to a steel fortune and a director at a leading New York investment bank, Martin was a member of the Grolier Club for 50 years and was one of the great American book collectors of the 20th century. His library of 10,000 volumes was sold at Sotheby's in nine sales during 1989-90; these volumes appeared in that sale as Lot 3333. Former owner Harold Greenhill (1893-1968) was a Chicago book collector, active in the Caxton and Grolier Clubs. These works are uncommon in general, and handsomely bound, choice copies like the present set are exceedingly hard to find.. 175 x 105 mm. (6 3/4 x 4 1/8"). Two volumes. FIRST EDITION, Second (London) Issue of first volume; FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE of the second volume (p. 209 with last word of footnote in the middle of the page; p. 210 with 10 lines only; p. 211 with 19 lines, ending with "he thought again"; p. 212 with 19 lines, beginning with "And his heart fail'd him"). LOVELY CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY FRANCIS BEDFORD (stamp-signed on front turn-ins), covers with French fillet border, raised bands, spine compartments with distinctive urn-and-bird centerpiece surrounded by small tools, leafy cornerpieces, gilt titling, densely gilt turn-ins, dark green endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Front pastedowns with engraved bookplate of Harold Greenhill; from the collection of Bradley Martin (his sale, Sotheby's New York, 1 May 1990, lot 3333). Ashley VIII, pp.5-8; Hayward 202 (Bristol imprint); Grolier English 66; PMM 256 (the second edition, the "Manifesto of the Romantic Movement''); Rothschild 2603, 2604. Short, faint scratch to one board (well-masked by dye), half a dozen leaves with expert paper repairs to short marginal tears (well away from text), a couple of faint spots of foxing, otherwise A VERY FINE SET, clean, bright, and as amply margined as possible, in sparkling bindings. This is a rarely seen set of the two first editions often described as the inaugural event of the Romantic period. The printing of "Lyrical Ballads" constituted an experiment for the two young poets (Wordsworth was 28, Coleridge 26) in the modification of the traditional artificial verse styles in order to capture forceful sincerity and elemental human emotions. Their radical purpose was nothing short of the reformation of poetry by deposing an artificial literary tradition and substituting a new poetics, more in keeping with normal contemporary speech patterns. As Wordsworth explains in the preface to the second edition of 1800, "The principal object, then, which I proposed to myself in these poems was to choose incidents and situations from common life, and to relate or describe them, throughout, as far as was possible, in a selection of language really used by men; and, at the same time, to throw over them a certain colouring of imagination. . . . Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language. . . . [In] that condition our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity . . . [and] the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature. . . . For all good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.'' Folk ballads, as "natural" poetry, formed their models for pieces that reveal a sense of lasting joy in nature and in experiences common to all humans. The volumes contain, among others, "Tintern Abbey," "Lines Written in Early Spring," "We Are Seven," "The Brothers," "Michael," and "The Ancyent Marinere," 10 stanzas of which appear only in this edition. Volume 1 is the second issue of the first edition, with London rather than Bristol identified as the place of pubication on the title page; there is one known and one hypothetical copy of the first issue. Additional issue points for these volumes are: Vol. I: p. 19 reads "Oft" in line 10, p. 204 reads "woods" (with the final "s" and comma) in line 15 and "thought" (with the final "t" and comma) in line 17; Vol. II: 01-2 are uncancelled, p. 64 reads "Oft had I" in line 1 and "wide Moor" in line 6, p. 83 has a comma after "last days" in line 6, p. 92 reads "He" (capitalized) in line 2, and p. 129 has "when they please" properly spaced in line 11. The second volume offered here was originally issued with a companion first volume that was virtually a reprint of the 1798 volume; as a result of this reissue, and the two-year gap before the publication of the second volume, it can be difficult to find a set composed of the two first editions. For five years our binder Francis Bedford (1799-1883) managed the firm of Charles Lewis for the latter's widow and then was in a partnership for 10 years with John Clarke before establishing his own bindery in 1851. He shortly became recognized as the leading binder in fashionable West-end London, and his firm enjoyed prosperity not only until his death, but for 10 years afterwards, under the ownership of Joseph Shepherd. Bedford bindings are almost always elegantly traditional in their design. This set was once owned by the extraordinarily discriminating American collector H. Bradley Martin (1906-88); his copy of any book will always be distinguished as having been a part of a library chosen by one of the most discerning of modern collectors. The heir to a steel fortune and a director at a leading New York investment bank, Martin was a member of the Grolier Club for 50 years and was one of the great American book collectors of the 20th century. His library of 10,000 volumes was sold at Sotheby's in nine sales during 1989-90; these volumes appeared in that sale as Lot 3333. Former owner Harold Greenhill (1893-1968) was a Chicago book collector, active in the Caxton and Grolier Clubs. These works are uncommon in general, and handsomely bound, choice copies like the present set are exceedingly hard to find.

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        Parallèle entre César, Cromwel, Monck et Bonaparte. Fragment traduit de l'Anglais.

      s.l.n.d. (Paris, 1800). - in-8. 15pp. Cartonnage moderne genre ancien. Edition Originale de ce pamphlet anonyme qui représente une étape importante dans le parcours politique de Napoléon. Ce texte assez mystérieux fut composé sur l'initiative de Lucien Bonaparte, alors ministre de l'intérieur. Il fut rédigé par un ou plusieurs membres de l'entourage du Premier Consul, peut-être même en partie par lui-même, pour le désigner comme étant le garant de la stabilité institutionnelle en France, et suggérer sa montée sur le trône. "Prétendument 'traduit de l'anglais', ce petit texte fort bien écrit, jouant à la fois sur la mode antique qui faisait fureur et sur la haine de l'Angleterre, connut quatre éditions en quelques jours. Surtout, il parvint, sous enveloppe, à tous les fonctionnaires publics de Paris et des départements. Le ministre de l'Intérieur était passé par là et il fut immédiatement identifié comme le responsable de l'opération : la brochure avait été imprimée au ministère par des ouvriers secrètement consignés" (Lentz). Le texte fut mal accueilli par une opinion publique qui n'était pas encore disposée à rompre avec l'héritage de la Révolution, et qui s'en inquiéta plus qu'elle ne s'en trouva convaincue. Napoléon se vit obligé de le désavouer; Lucien Bonaparte fut tenu responsable et déchargé de ses fonctions pour être envoyé en Espagne comme ambassadeur. Quatre ans plus tard, cependant, la situation politique rejoignait les positions exposées dans l'ouvrage et le Premier Empire pouvait être institué. Très bon exemplaire de premier ou second tirage, avec l'allusion à Sieyès qui fut effacée à partir du troisième tirage. Voir Thierry Lentz, "Vers le pouvoir héréditaire: le 'Parallèle entre César, Cromwel, Monck et Bonaparte'". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gesamtans., "Prospect von der Churfürstl. Residenz-Stadt Maynz zwischen Rhein u. Mayn von Bingen aufwärts anzusehen. - Vue de la ville .".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) v. Leizel b. Fietta in Kriegshabe bei Augsburg, um 1800, 24,2 x 38,7 Plattengleich mit der Ansicht der Kaiserlich Franziskischen Akademie, in deutsch und französisch untertitelt. Ansicht von Südwesten mit reicher Bootsstaffage auf dem Rhein. Auf Karton montiert, die Ränder umgeklappt und mit ausgeschnittenen Fenstern, zur Verwendung in einem Guckkasten vorbereitet. Rechts unten ein größerer Fleck [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Treatise Concerning Heaven and Hell And of the Wonderful Things Therein

      C W Leadbeater / Vernon and Hood, London 1800 - 506pp. Translated from the original Latin. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Rebacked with new endpapers. Boards rubbed. Corners bumped. Previous owner's inscription to fep. Sm tear to title page with loss to one letter of the title. Sporadic light foxing Brown hardback half-leather covers on marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE TRIAL OF THOMAS COOPER, OF NORTHUMBERLAND; ON A CHARGE OF LIBEL AGAINST THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

      Philadelphia: John Bioren, 1800. - 64pp. Recent half morocco and cloth. Institutional ink and blind stamps on titlepage, blinds stamps to initial leaves. Light foxing and tanning. Good plus. A scarce pamphlet that gives an account of libel proceedings against Thomas Cooper, compiled and introduced by the defendant himself, who was brought to trial in 1800 under the Sedition Act for his published attacks on John Adams. Cooper was one of a number of men heavily involved in the publication of Republican newspapers targeted for libel trials by Federalists under the controversial law. The charges stemmed principally from articles critical of the Adams administration published in the Northumberland GAZETTE and the Philadelphia AURORA, as well as his POLITICAL ESSAYS. On account of his publishing practices, by the time of the election of 1800 Cooper was considered a serious, and, for the Federalists, a dangerous political figure. He was eventually convicted. Because the work was orchestrated by Cooper, the pamphlet is not simply an account of the trial, but also a further attack against his enemies and a statement against the suppression of political dissent. "The ACCOUNT is fascinating not only because it exposed the manner in which a Federalist judiciary enforced the sedition laws against its Republican opponents, but also because it revealed Thomas Cooper's willingness to exploit his own arrest for political gain. In all likelihood, Cooper published the annotated account of his trial not to salvage his own reputation, but rather to imbue his persecution with political significance. Cooper skillfully framed the upcoming election as a referendum on the Sedition Act and on American citizens' right to engage in political debate rather than as a contest between two political parties and their ideologies" - Lehman. A vital work, both for its account of an important trial stemming from the Sedition Act, and for its reflection of the American political atmosphere at the outset of the 19th century. Rare on the market, with no copies appearing in auction records. EVANS 37249. SABIN 16608. Forrest K. Lehman, "'Seditious Libel' on Trial, Political Dissent on the Record" in THE PENNSYLVANIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, Vol. CXXXII, No. 2 (April 2008), pp.118-19

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        Antique Drawing-GENRE-COBBLER-SHOEMAKER-Hendrik Van der Burgh-ca. 1800

      - Antique drawing, untitled. Interior of a cobbler's workshop. The cobbler is working a shoe on the right. His wife looks through the window at two children playing in the room. Watercolour on hand laid paper. Watermark: French Lily with LVG. Description: Ref: undescribed. Rare unique item.Artists and Engravers: Made by Hendrik van der Burgh after own design. Hendrik van der Burgh (Dutch; 1769-1858) was a painter and lithographer active in The Hague and specialized in this kind of interior scenery and landscapes with animals. He was the father of the painters Hendrik Adam and Pieter Daniel van der Burgh. Condition: Very good, given age. Paper somewhat browned. Signature has been partly erased. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPCLA-P6-19 LA The overall size is ca. 15.1 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 15.1 x 10.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 38.4 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 38.4 x 27 cm.

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        [THE SINKING OF THE REBEL RAIDER C.S.S. ALABAMA BY THE U.S.S. KEARSARGE OFF THE FRENCH COAST IN JUNE, 1864]

      [N.p., 1800. Watercolor and gouache on board, 21 1/2 x 29 1/4 inches. Minor edge wear, a bit of mild surface soiling. Overall, very good. Handsomely framed in period style. A wonderfully accomplished naval painting of the U.S.S. Kearsarge and the sinking of the Confederate warship and raiding vessel, C.S.S. Alabama, off the French coast in 1864. The Battle of Cherbourg, as it was known, was one of the more unusual incidents of the Civil War. The C.S.S. Alabama, a swift and well-armed vessel, had done tremendous to commerce by the Union by attacking American commercial vessels around the world. After almost two years of harassment, the union was anxious to eliminate the rebel raiding ship. In June 1864, the Federal sloop-of-war U.S.S. Kearsarge, commanded by Capt. John Winslow, tracked the C.S.S. Alabama under the command of Capt. Raphael Semmes across the Atlantic, and trapped the ship in the French port of Cherbourg where it had docked for repairs. With nowhere to escape, Semmes challenged the Union sloop to a ship-to- ship duel, which Winslow accepted. On June 19, 1864, the Alabama was escorted into international waters by a French ironclad, and in the ensuing battle was sunk by the Kearsarge. The surviving Confederate sailors were rescued by the Union ship and an amalgamation of French and English boats. Those picked up by the English were taken to Southampton and evaded capture. Thousands of French spectators gathered on the heights above Cherbourg to watch the battle. The most famous painting of the battle was made by Edouard Manet and now hangs in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Though no Manet, the present example is still a skillful and striking depiction of an important American naval battle. Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York; Dietrich Collection, Philadelphia.

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        Theorie der Gesetze die sich auf das körperliche Wohlseyn der Bürger beziehen, und der Benutzung der Heilkunde zum Dienst der Gesetzgebung.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1800.. Octavo. Pp. (viii), 190. Hardcover, bound in contemporary plain pastepaper over boards, bit rubbed and thumbed, neat morocco lettering-piece; old shelf-numbers in neat contemporary hand on cover, partly crossed-out. Foxed, as common, else in a very good condition. ~ First edition. Very rare. Johann Benjamin Erhard (1766-1827). Medical doctor, Jacobin thinker, political philosopher, a highly honorable, intellectually gifted individual. Was a dear friend of Schiller and Kant.

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        REFLÈXIONS D'UN REFUGIÉ EN ENGLATERRE [manuscript caption title].

      [London. ca. 1790-1800]. - [102]pp. plus engraved portrait. Later green cloth, gilt leather label. Upper right quadrant of engraved portrait lightly dampstained. Edges slightly chipped and dust soiled, with several small closed tears. Light tanning and occasional foxing throughout. Primarily in two hands, with copious annotations and corrections. Very good. A unique manuscript of an unpublished work by Francis Maseres addressing the religious conduct and persecution of French Protestants, written in a scribal hand with Maseres' copious annotations and corrections. Maseres served as attorney general of Quebec from 1766 to 1769. He was active in the affairs of the province and wrote several pamphlets on the legal and political administration of Quebec. Maseres was particularly vocal in his opposition to the Quebec Act of 1774, and he became a spokesman in England for the English-speaking merchants in Quebec who supported the repeal of the Quebec Act. The controversial Act officially recognized the Roman Catholic religion and allowed the collection of tithes by the Church, substituted French for British civil law (although British criminal law was continued), left the seigneurial system unchanged, and revoked the promise of an elected assembly contained in the Royal Proclamation of 1763, instituting government by an appointed council. "Maseres arrived in Quebec in September [1766] to join the administration, headed by the newly appointed Guy Carleton, of a lightly governed province that had been ceded to Britain only in 1763; one of the judges was a ship's surgeon. The population consisted of a small community of British merchants, 'the violent gentlemen of the army' (Maseres Letters, 18), and the French Catholic majority. Maseres wrote on 19 November 1767 that he believed 'the right way of settling this province would be to take away their religion (that is, discourage it without persecution, and powerfully encourage the Protestant religion)'; at the same time the French should be left with 'their.innocent, useful and compendious laws,' which were so much to be preferred to 'the voluminous, intricate, unknown laws of England' (ibid., 578). The trouble was, as Maseres perceived, that while the treaty of 1763 had promised toleration of Catholicism 'as far as the laws of Great Britain permit,' 'the laws of England do not at all permit the exercise of the Catholic religion.' He commented, 'Tis difficult [for a Catholic people] to be well-affected to a set of governours whom they look upon as enemies of God, deserving of, and destined to, eternal damnation' (ibid., 54). His preferred solution was to produce a code of the French and English laws applicable to Quebec" - DNB. The present manuscript reflects Maseres' descendence from French Huguenots, his deeply held Protestant faith, and an historical understanding of the 17th-century persecutions of Protestants in France. Written in French, the work offers advice on the virtues needed for Huguenots living in foreign lands, particularly those ruled by the English, which must at least in part refer to the British annexation of French Canada after the end of the French and Indian War, where Maseres had sizeable experience, but more directly to the upheavals and displacements caused by the French Revolution. Throughout, Maseres exclusively refers to French Protestants as "refugiés," a term that originated with the flight of the Huguenots to England and other countries after the Edict of Nantes in 1685 (and in fact was the original use of the term "refugee"). The work is divided into chapters which discuss the historical context of French Protestantism in England, different aspects of virtuous behavior and conduct for refugees, and offers advice for specific groups of believers. The first two chapters contrast the state of England and its stance toward Protestantism upon the first arrival of the Huguenots at the end of the 17th century and during the time of Maseres' writing in the final years of the 18th century. Un

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        PARTIALLY PRINTED DOCUMENT: A BAGGAGE ENTRY DECLARATION SIGNED 3 TIMES by the powerful New Orleans businessman BEVERLY CHEW, importing 2 trunks purportedly containing personal "wearing apparel" to a port in the District of Philadelphia on board the ship "Snow Experiment". Additionally endorsed and docketed by his mentor, the Philadelphia merchant Daniel William Coxe.

      District of Philadelphia, June 6th, 1800., 1800.. Fair. - A 13-1/4 inch high by 8-3/8 inch wide "Baggage Entry" declaration, printed by John Bioren for the Philadelphia ship broker Samuel Emery. The partially printed "baggage entry" document declares an "Entry made by Beverly Chew of Fredericksburg, Virginia bieing the Property of himself imported in the Snow Experiment, whereof is Master Edward Killey from Port Passage". The contents are identified as "Two trunks containing wearing apparel". Chew further signs within the text affirming that the baggage entering the "District of Philadelphia" "contains, to the best of my Knowledge and Belief, a just and true Account of the Contents of the two trunks mentioned herien, imported in the Snow Experiment...." The document is finally signed by Chew on "this 6th day of June 1800". The baggage entry document is further docketed and signed on the verso by Daniel W. Coxe, under whom Chew apprenticed in Philadelphia. The buff paper is toned with creases, offsetting and darkening to the edges and corners. The document is folded three times horizontally with short tears along the edges of the folds and with several chips and tears along the bottom edge and a small piece chipped out from the bottom right corner. The New Orleans businessman, political appointee and purported smuggler Beverly Chew (1773-1851) was born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and apprenticed with Philadelphia merchant Daniel William Coxe and his associates. During this time, Chew also learned about financial dealings from William Dunbar, the Natchez plantation owner who moved cotton through Coxe's firm. Moving to New Orleans, Chew partnered with Richard Relf. For a spell the firm of Chew & Relf controlled the larger part of the banking, shipping, trading and insurance business of early New Orleans commerce and were key players in the smuggling "business" of the city. A distant cousin of President Thomas Jefferson and also related to William C.C. Clairborne, Mississippi's territorial governor, Chew sought and gained political appointments. Initially as a justice of the Court of Common Pleas at New Orleans and then as New Orleans' first postmaster. Barred by New Orleans' City Council from importing slaves from the West Indies into the US, Chew smuggled them instead through the Bayou LaFourche. Chew continued in that same vein using contacts with Spanish officials after Federal Law outlawed the importation of African slaves in 1808. Chew had deep ties with British business interests when President Madison appointed him as New Orleans vice consul for Russia in 1812, tasking him to handle trade reciprocity between the two countries. Given that Chew & Relf's hands were in so many pockets, it's not surprising that their business suffered few losses from the British blockade of American ports during the War of 1812. Chew subsequently took up arms as a rifleman under General Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans which followed the British invasion of Louisiana in 1814. As early as 1809, the notorious pirates & privateers Jean & Pierre Lafitte were cutting into Chew & Relf's smuggling profits and businesses. The Lafitte brothers and Baratarian pirates had received presidential pardons for their assistance during the War of 1812. Appointed customs collector in 1816, Beverly Chew struck back, implementing and arguing for anti-smuggling laws and taking action against the Lafitte brothers while furthering his own smuggling operations. The privateers were finally pressured into leaving their base at Galveston in 1822 following diplomatic negotiations with Commodore Daniel Patterson and the Lafitte brothers were given safe conduct passes away from Louisiana. Chew profited from his position as port customs collector for 12 years until President Andrew Jackson replaced him in 1829. Though still president of a bank and with other business interests still providing income, Chew turned bitter against President Jackson's actions and was further brought down when his past caught up to him in the form of a lawsuit over Daniel Clark's will which made it all the way to the Supreme Court. When Chew & Relf's backer Daniel Clark died following an illness back in 1813, a second will mysteriously vanished, leaving Chew & Relf as co-executors of his estate with Clark's mother named as beneficiary. Somehow, after Chew & Relf were done, they claimed that no money was left once they'd paid off Clark's debts and expenses though no formal accounting was provided. The "missing" will had named Clark's daughter Myra Clark Gaines as beneficiary with different executors. The lawsuit became one of the longest-running in history and drained Chew's financial resources leaving little in his estate upon his death.Much of the Chew biographical information was found in a scholarly article published by Historiaobscura: "Beverly Chew: The Man Behind the Curtain in Early New Orleans" by Pam Keyes.Chew autographs are rare in commerce.

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        Das neue Schauspielhaus in Berlin zu haben bey Joh. Baptiste Weiss.

      - Kupferstich v. P. Haas n. Serrurier b. Joh. Baptista Weiss, um 1800, 17,7 x 27,5 Sehr selten. Variante zu dem bei Kiewitz ( 1238 ) und Ernst ( Serrurier 39) beschriebenen Blatt. - Blick von der Markgrafenstraße zum - von Karl Gotthard Langhans erbauten - Nationaltheater, das 1817 komplett ausbrannte und durch das Schauspielhaus von Schinkel ersetzt wurde.

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        Shan hai jing (jap. Sengaikyo) [Classic of Mountains and Seas]

      1800]. 1800 - An 18th century edition edition printed in Japan. 18 parts in 7 volumes, complete. Numerous woodcut illustrations throughout. Fukuruto-ji. Original covers with printed title-slips, manuscript annotations in the margins, very minor marginal worming to vol. 4, but generally in good condition throughout. Preserved in modern chitsu. N.p., n.d., [but ca. A rare Japanese edition of the earliest and most important Chinese 'mytho-geographies' dating from the Warring States and the Han Period (i.e. 4th cent. B.C. to 3rd A.D.). The work ?constitutes a fabulous bestiary, a botanical thesaurus, a dictionary of natural science, a catalogue of geological substances and rare jewels, a guide to portents and omens, a register of medical ailments, an apothecary's handbook, and a medley of folkloric and ethnological material.? Some statistical data: The work lists over 3000 place-names (incl. 447 mountains), 204 mythical figures (incl. Queen Mother of the West, Godess Girl Lovely, the Great God Yellow), as well as references to 132 drugs (incl. 28 based on plants, 25 on birds, 30 on fish, and 5 on minerals). The information was collected and first published by Kuo P'u (276-324 A.D.) at the end of the Han Dynasty. The present edition is printed in Chinese with the Japanese pronounciation of the characters. It was presumably based on a Chinese illustrated edition published by Hu Wen-huan in 1596. The illustrations shown above is the 'Island of the Immortals' which was at the time still regarded as a real place. We have not been able to establish the date of the printing. (Birrell: Studies in Chinese Myth since 1970 (1994), p. 387). Not in Kerlen; not in OCLC.

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        REFLÈXIONS D'UN REFUGIÉ EN ENGLATERRE [manuscript caption title]

      [London, 1800. [102]pp. plus engraved portrait. Later green cloth, gilt leather label. Upper right quadrant of engraved portrait lightly dampstained. Edges slightly chipped and dust soiled, with several small closed tears. Light tanning and occasional foxing throughout. Primarily in two hands, with copious annotations and corrections. Very good. A unique manuscript of an unpublished work by Francis Maseres addressing the religious conduct and persecution of French Protestants, written in a scribal hand with Maseres' copious annotations and corrections. Maseres served as attorney general of Quebec from 1766 to 1769. He was active in the affairs of the province and wrote several pamphlets on the legal and political administration of Quebec. Maseres was particularly vocal in his opposition to the Quebec Act of 1774, and he became a spokesman in England for the English-speaking merchants in Quebec who supported the repeal of the Quebec Act. The controversial Act officially recognized the Roman Catholic religion and allowed the collection of tithes by the Church, substituted French for British civil law (although British criminal law was continued), left the seigneurial system unchanged, and revoked the promise of an elected assembly contained in the Royal Proclamation of 1763, instituting government by an appointed council. "Maseres arrived in Quebec in September [1766] to join the administration, headed by the newly appointed Guy Carleton, of a lightly governed province that had been ceded to Britain only in 1763; one of the judges was a ship's surgeon. The population consisted of a small community of British merchants, 'the violent gentlemen of the army' (Maseres Letters, 18), and the French Catholic majority. Maseres wrote on 19 November 1767 that he believed 'the right way of settling this province would be to take away their religion (that is, discourage it without persecution, and powerfully encourage the Protestant religion)'; at the same time the French should be left with 'their...innocent, useful and compendious laws,' which were so much to be preferred to 'the voluminous, intricate, unknown laws of England' (ibid., 578). The trouble was, as Maseres perceived, that while the treaty of 1763 had promised toleration of Catholicism 'as far as the laws of Great Britain permit,' 'the laws of England do not at all permit the exercise of the Catholic religion.' He commented, 'Tis difficult [for a Catholic people] to be well-affected to a set of governours whom they look upon as enemies of God, deserving of, and destined to, eternal damnation' (ibid., 54). His preferred solution was to produce a code of the French and English laws applicable to Quebec" - DNB. The present manuscript reflects Maseres' descendence from French Huguenots, his deeply held Protestant faith, and an historical understanding of the 17th-century persecutions of Protestants in France. Written in French, the work offers advice on the virtues needed for Huguenots living in foreign lands, particularly those ruled by the English, which must at least in part refer to the British annexation of French Canada after the end of the French and Indian War, where Maseres had sizeable experience, but more directly to the upheavals and displacements caused by the French Revolution. Throughout, Maseres exclusively refers to French Protestants as "refugiés," a term that originated with the flight of the Huguenots to England and other countries after the Edict of Nantes in 1685 (and in fact was the original use of the term "refugee"). The work is divided into chapters which discuss the historical context of French Protestantism in England, different aspects of virtuous behavior and conduct for refugees, and offers advice for specific groups of believers. The first two chapters contrast the state of England and its stance toward Protestantism upon the first arrival of the Huguenots at the end of the 17th century and during the time of Maseres' writing in the final years of the 18th century. Understandably, Maseres looks more favorably upon the current period under Anglican rule than the Catholic reign of James II. The following several sections discuss the thanks owed for the Huguenot deliverance, and the holiness and devotion that are required as a part of that thankfulness, as well as the virtues required of refugees, namely patience, modesty, and charity, and a discussion of good uses of the freedom that they now enjoy. A further three chapters attempt to dissuade French Protestants from returning to France, while also counselling them on their behavior should they choose to do so, and advising them to be tolerant of English customs and manners no matter how strange they might seem. The final four sections offer advice to three specific categories of people, politicians, military officers, and soldiers, and advise tolerance of all sinner, before Maseres closes with an lengthy prayer for refugees everywhere. A superb working manuscript of a hitherto unpublished and unknown tract by Maseres with his extensive annotations, and an interesting addition to his already prodigious body of work.

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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 )

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        Tableaux synoptiques de chimie, pour servir de résumé aux leçons données sur cette science dans les écoles de Paris.

      Paris Baudouin An VIII () 1800 - (40,5 x 28,5 cm). 11 S. Mit 12 mehrfach gefalteten Tabellen. Pappband der Zeit. Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Fourcroy (1755-1809), Professor für Chemie an der École Royale Vétérinaire in Alfort und Mitarbeiter von Lavoisier, trug wesentlich zur Durchsetzung von dessen antiphlogistischer Theorie bei. Ebenso bedeutend ist sein Anteil an der Ausarbeitung einer neuen chemischen Nomenklatur. - Vorsätze erneuert. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - DSB 5, 89; Partington III, 539; Bolton 51; Ferguson I, 287; Duveen 226; Wellcome III, 48; Sotheran, Suppl. III, 2637 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Epithetorum graecorum farrago locupletissima [...].

      8. Mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke a. Titel u. dem letzten Blatt. Titel verso mit ganzs. Holzschn.-Wappen. 12 Bll., 871 (1) S., Späterer HLdr.-Bd. (um 1800) a. 4 Bünden m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe dieses schönen griechischen Druckes. Nur das Vorwort, die Widmung, das Register u. die rechte Spalte in Lateinisch. - Der Verfasser Konrad Dinner lebte in der zweiten Hälfte des 16. Jhds., studierte in Italien Jura, wurde nach seiner Rückkehr Prof. der Poesie in Freiburg/Br. u. später Rat in Würzburg. Sein Vater war der Jurist Andreas Dinner. - Papier tlw. min. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Titel m. altem Besitzvermerk. Ein Bl. m. kl. Randeinriss, drei m. kl. Tintenfleck im unteren Rand. - Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. - VD 16, D 1770 Adams D 460 Kosch III, 294 vgl. Brunet 10662 (kennt erst eine Ausgabe von 1607) nicht im BM STC, German Books.

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        Tagebuch einer Reise durch die östliche, südliche und italienische Schweiz. Ausgearbeitet in den Jahren 1798 und 1799.

      1st edition. Kopenhagen: Brummer 1800. With 3 engraved plates. [4] + 4 + 540 pp. A few leaves, including plates, a little foxing in margin otherwise a clean and well-preserved copy on heavy paper bound in contemporary calf with coloured label and richly gilt on spine and with goldline on boards. With stamp on title "Grev (Count) Scheel" and older names on free endpaper. * Reisebuch einer Frau, die, ungewöhnlich für die damalige Zeit, allein durch die Schweiz und Italien gereist ist. Nicht nur ihre Sprache wie ihre Empfindungsweise ist an den Weimarer Klassikern geschult, sondern auch ihr naturwissenschaftlich interessierter Blick. Die drei Tafeln zeigen Landschaftansichten. Wäber I,50. Engelmann 923.Travel journey by a lady who, very exceptionally for the time, traveled through Switzerland and Italy all by herself.

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        The Spectator

      London: printed for Messrs Longman, Dodsley, Law, Robson [& 24 others in London],, [c.1800]. 8 volumes, octavo (187 x 112 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines banded in gilt with gilt decoration in the compartments, red and black morocco labels to spines, board edges gilt. Engraved frontispieces and vignettes. Ownership inscription dating to 1802 to front free endpaper of all volumes. A few dark spots to covers, light wear to extremities, pale foxing to text blocks, 30 mm loss to base of leaf N2, vol. 3, not affecting text, 19 mm closed tear to leaves a and aa, vol. 4. An excellent set. A late 18th-century edition of one of the first British periodicals, originally published daily in 1711 and 1712. Appealing to the growing numbers of middle class traders and shop keepers in London, Joseph Addison (1672–1719) estimated it to have been read by a tenth of the city's population, primarily in coffee shops. The content was innovative and made the gentlemanly culture of letters accessible to a wide audience for the first time. "The title became one of the most famous in the annals of publishing" (ODNB).

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        Nuova raccolta di 100 vedutine antiche della città di Roma e sue vicinanze incise a bullino da Domenico Pronti. / Nuova raccolta delle vedutine moderne della città di Roma incise a bullino da Domenico Pronti.

      s.d. [ca 1800].2 tomes en 1 vol. petit in-4. Demi-chagrin rouge, Roma 4228 - Roma, s.d. [ca 1800].2 tomes en 1 vol. petit in-4. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné (Bruyère). Charmant ouvrage sur Rome comprenant 2 titres gravés et 85 planches gravées sur cuivre par Domenico Pronti, chacune comportant 2 vues, soit au total 170 vues (100 pour la Rome antique et 70 pour la Rome moderne).Bel exemplaire, grand de marge, bien relié par Bruyère.Brunet IV, 903. Graesse V, 459. Dizionario enciclopedico dei pittori e degli incisori italiani, IX, p. 246.

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        Geographisches Kleinod, aus zweyen sehr ungemeinen Edelgesteinen bestehend; darunter der Erster eine Historie der New-gefundenen Völcker Sevarambes genannt, ... Der Ander aber vorstellet die seltzamen begebenheiten herren T.S. eines englischen Kauff-Herrens...[Sultzbach], printed by Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1689. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 16 engraved plates and some woodcut initials. Contemporary vellum.

      Howgego, Invented narratives V1; VD 17 39:131551R; cf. Howgego, to 1800 K28 (Thomas Smith). First edition of the German translation of the utopian novel Histoire des Sevarambes (History of the Sevarambians) by the French writer Denis Vairasse (ca. 1635-1700). It describes an imaginary journey to Australia and gives the history of the people living there, in the style of Thomas Moore's Utopia. It tells the story from the perspective of one Captain Siden [Denis], whose ship discovers the great kingdom Sevarambia. Presented in the manner of the contemporary geographical and anthropological works, the book provides a direct criticism of imposed religions, in particular attacking 17th-century Catholicism (Vairasse himself was a Protestant). Remarkably, this edition also includes the first German translation of Thomas Smith's account of slavery in Africa, in the original English entitled The adventures of an English merchant, taken prisoner by the Turks of Algiers, and carried into the inland countries of Africa.Title-page and last two pages frayed along the margins and partly torn, 5 leaves (2B2-4 and 2C1-2) sophisticated from another copy of the same edition, with smaller margins, and some minor foxing. Binding stained, worn and slightly damaged along the extremities. Overall in good condition.

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        19th Century Illuminated Manuscript Book with 11 Miniatures

      np (Samarkand?) nd (c 1800s) - 8.5 x 5, later floral-print boards, 129 leaves of thick, waxy paper with two columns of 15 lines each, manuscript poetry in Persian in black and gilt, with gilt, green and blue borders, 11 bright color miniatures depicting people (many with halos of flame) and royals in greens, blues, browns, pink, gilt; covers detached and very worn, spine cover split vertically, newer endpapers detached (despite tape reinforcement), contents toned and soiled, with heavy water stains at edges, but miniatures look as bright as they were when originally painted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of the committee appointed by the lords commissioners of the admiralty to inquire into and report on the recent Arctic expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin; ... Including: -Additional papers relative to the Arctic expedition under the orders of Captain Austin and Mr. William Penny.-Further correspondence and proceedings connected with the Arctic expedition.London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1852. 3 volumes. Folio. With 19 lithographed maps (including 9 folding), some with some details in red, Polar map chromolithographed. Modern half sheepskin, with the original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers bound in.

      Arctic Bibl. 45227, 45228, 45229, see also p. 317; Howgego, 1800-1850, F21 and F22; G. Walpole, Relics of the Franklin expedition, p. 223. Official report of the committee appointed to deal with the expeditions in search of the British Royal Navy officer and explorer John Franklin (1786-1847) "and whether everything was done by them to carry into effect their instructions, ..." (p. III). John Franklin left Britain with 2 ships in 1845 to find a northwest passage. When the party hadn't returned after two years, many expeditions in search of Franklin and his crew followed. The present publication deals with the two major expeditions of 1850. The first volume contains numerous letters to and from the captains of these expeditions, Captain Austin and Captain Penny, as well as interviews with them and members of their crew. The second and third volume describe the two search expeditions, whose captains kept in contact with each other during their journey. The volumes contain numerous letters by both captains, as well as valuable day by day journals of their proceedings. The third volume is often considered to be the most valuable, since it contains new information acquired by the above mentioned expeditions but also others, including Richard Collinson's expedition to the Bering Strait. Austin and Penny found out that Franklin's party had wintered at Beechey Island in 1845-1846.With library stamps. In very good condition, only slightly browned and with small tears in the margins of a few folding maps.

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        "Planazu Francois Joseph Rey de, [ AGRICOLTURA ]. OEUVRES D''AGRICOLTURE ET D''ECONOMIE RURALE..., enrichies de trente planches enluminées, précédées d''un Tableau annuel de la régie, administration et compatabilité des revenues d''une terre, où l''on découvre au premier coup-d''

      Seconda edizione dopo quella originale del 1786 uscita in fascicoli di questa fondamentale e bellissima opera corredata di splendide tavv. acquarellate Perduto il piatto anteriore con relativo risguardo, margini sciupati, qualche fioritura, volume allentato con qualche foglio volante, errore di montaggio delle pp. in fase di antica rilegatura, a causa del quale le ultime 2 pp. della prefazione dell''editore sono state aggiunte a fine volume; perduta la c. bianca tra nota dell''editore e introduzione dell''autore. Bella testatina figurata xilograf. a p. A1" qualche finalino Parigi Imprimerie de la Veuve Delaguette 1800 Cm. 27

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        An extensive and unique collection of photographs taken in the months immediately following the detonation of atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki

      They illustrate the plight of hibakusha ("explosion-affected people"), and the immediate treatments and medical research undertaken to study phenomena never before seen nor imagined. The explosion at Hiroshima vaporized 50,000 people; in Nagasaki, at a temperature of 3900 °C, between 30,000 and 75,000 inhabitants perished in an instant. The lasting medical trauma, graphically depicted in the present photographs, came in the days and the weeks after. We see the survivors suffering from burns, the onset of radiation sickness and malnutrition, with clothing seared to their bodies. First Japanese, then American physicians studied the unparalleled misery inflicted on the human body with experimental treatments and dissections. These photographs show their desperate race to understand and confront the first and only nuclear catastrophes the world has yet seen. Many of the most iconic images of this event are present in this collection. These photographs provide a vivid first-hand account of some of humanity's most horrific days and the ensuing medical crisis which took the lives of many more. Most of the more than 1800 photographs are preserved in three original binders. 216 photographs, most of which are larger format, are housed in two modern binders. The majority of the photos record the wounds of those both alive and dead. Stunned by the power of the nuclear devices, doctors and medical researchers captured the suffering with these photographs. First-responders witnessed thousands of victims stricken by ailments for which preparation was impossible. The more than 1800 images focus on the doctors' efforts and the more harrowing case histories. There are also a number of photographs which depict human dissections through which medical professionals hoped to better understand the impact of such extreme levels of radiation. There are a number of microscopic photographs of skin, kidneys, bones, brain, thyroid, uterus, spleen, and testicles. The photographs show dying parents and children and are a vivid record of the graphic scenes following the atomic explosion. The first binder - labelled "A" on the spine - contains about 950 small format photographs of several sizes on 96 sheets (and enlarged versions; a few are loose or missing), almost all of which have hand-written captions. About two-thirds of the photographs were taken by Shunkichi Kikuchi (1916-90) and the remaining third by Shigeo Hayashi (1918-2002) during the days of 1-20 October 1945. The two were famous photographers engaged by the Japanese government (as members of a survey team dispatched by the Special Committee for the Investigation of A-Bomb Damages, Scientific Research Council of Japan, Ministry of Education) to document the unique medical effects of the explosions at both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The photographs in this binder depict the explosion's impact on Hiroshima and its buildings; on its inhabitants and their multitude of health problems; and on the ecology of the city. Many of the pictures are concerned with the immediate medical care provided to survivors, as well as dissections of those who had succumbed to radiation poisoning and burns. There are about a dozen more small prints tipped into this binder which focus on the effects of extreme radiation exposure. On the backs of the sheets are details of the places of exposure to radiation, direction of the exposure, what clothes the victims were wearing, the history of the illnesses caused by radiation exposure, and the classification of burns (and, in the process, creating a new term genbaku-sho [in trans.: "atomic bomb syndrome"].). The notes amount to extended case histories of the patients. The names of patients are given as well as how far they were from "ground zero." There are also a number of photographs depicting structural damage. At the end of the binder is a series of 30 photographs (one is missing) forming a panoramic view of the entire destroyed city. Binder B is concerned with Nagasaki; the c. 525 photographs of various sizes, were taken by Hayashi, Kikuchi, and another photographer, Shigeru Miki. These photographs are mostly concerned with the physical destruction of Nagasaki. There are pictures of bones lying on the streets, a marker at "ground zero," irradiated trees and other vegetation, a destroyed train at Urakami Station, interiors of destroyed schools and factories, damaged gas works, the ruined Immaculate Conception Cathedral, half-destroyed shrine gates, flattened residential areas, the Nagasaki Medical Center, signs with messages left by survivors hoping to find family members, survivors with their names, etc. The third and final original binder is concerned with the Japanese efforts to produce a documentary movie about the two nuclear explosions. There are a number of photographs of burns, corpses, scenes of medical treatments, devastated landscapes, patients suffering from radiation exposure, excavations, researchers using Geiger counters, etc. Prof. Hitoshi Miyake, a member of the Armed Forces Joint Commission for Investigating Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan (established in Sept. 1945), took a number of microscopic pictures of damaged organs; they are included here. There are additional photographs by Yosuke Yamahata, Kenichi Kimura, and Masami Onuka. Much of the Japanese research into the effects of the nuclear explosions was suppressed at the direction of General Douglas MacArthur. We believe this is a unique and rare archive depicting one of the most devastating man-made catastrophes.

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        Teatro Nuevo Español (completa tomos I - VI)

      Benito García y Compañía, Madrid 1800 - MUY BUENOS ejemplares, deslucidos en sobrecubierta y algunos rastros de carcoma en tomos 2 y 3; mancha de humedad en tomo 6. Aviso al lector de Santos Díez González. TOMO 1: "Gombela" de Don Juan Francisco del Plano; "Cecilia y Dorsan" de Don Vicente Rodriguez de Arellano; "Pablo y Virginia" de Santiago Bernardino Enrique de Saint-Pierre; "El Abate de L'Epee, y su discípulo el sordomudo de Nacimiento, Conde de Harancour" de Monsieur Boully, Individuo de la Sociedad Philotechnica. 460 pp. TOMO 2: "El Avaro" de Monsieur de Moliere; "La Reconciliación ó Los Hermanos" de Kotzbue; "La Acelina" de D. E. T; "El preso, ó El Parecido" de D. E. T; "Agamenon" de Luis Lemercier; 476pp TOMO 3: "La Orgullosa" de Monsieur Destouvhes; "El Amor y la Intriga" de Schiller; "El Chistoso" de Doctor Don Francisco Meseguer; "El Solteron y su Criada" de Collin D' Harleville. 592pp TOMO 4: "El Duque de Viseo" de D. Manuel Josef Quintana; "La Fulgencia" de Vicente Rodriguez de Arellano; "Clementina y Desormes" de Monsieur Monvel; "Los Amantes Generosos" de Monsieur Rochon de Chabannes. 389pp TOMO 5: "La Virtud en la Indigencia"; "Ali Bek" de Doña María Rosa de Galvez; "La Ópera Cómica" de Domenico della María; "Catalina o La Bella Labradora" de Doña María Rosa de Galvez; "Un Loco hace Ciento" de Doña María Rosa de Galvez; "El Califa de Bagdad". 464pp TOMO 6: "El Conde de Olsbach"; "La Prueba Caprichosa" del ingles al frances por Madame Riccoboni; "Adolfo y Clara ó Los dos Presos" de B. J. Marsollier y úsica de D'Aleyrac; "El Padre de Familia"; "La Muger Zelosa" de Monsieur Desforges. 515pp. Se listan las piezas prohibidas para su representación en Madrid y todo el Reino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Important autographed letter signed to a former member of the Continental Congress

      New York, 1800. unbound. very good. The Holland Land Company & the Morris Reserve Holdings West of the Genesee River . . . and the Final Award -- highly cryptic and important letter by Herman LeRoy, 2 pages (front and back), 9 x 7.25 inches, New York, November 21, 1800, to statesman and former member of the Continental Congress (Pennsylvania) Thomas Fitzsimons, while both were trustees for the creditors of Samuel Sterett and George Harrison, holders of land in the Morris Reserve which bordered the Holland Land Company, in full: "I have been duly favored with yours of the 19th, and immediately after receipt I waited upon General Hamilton, who I informed what you had written to me upon the subject of their final decision, represented to him the propriety of extending the period as Mr. Tilghman was absent; this he and the other gentleman have absented to by prolonging the period for eight days, in the hopes that Mr. Tilghman may by that period be back to give his advice & instructions. If Mr. Tilghman may not find it convenient to attend himself, and as some legal character ought to meet the gentlemen here, and I would in that case propose on employing judge Laurence, who is too well known to us all, and into whose integrity in judgment I have the highest opinion; and you and Mr. Tilghman agree with me in sentiment will I presume in that case, I will pray for Mr. Tilghman to give the Judge his ideas upon the subject in question, which I will sign also, if you will be pleased to send me the letter open." Note: On November 17, 1800, Alexander Hamilton sent a cryptic letter to Fitzsimons, LeRoy, and Tilghman: "Gentleman. As we have not been favored with an answer to our letter of October 17th last, we have reason to conclude that you do not propose cooperating with us on the subject of that letter. Under this impression we beg leave to state, that we shall not make a final decision on this business till Monday the 24th. Inst. if you will appoint an Agent to meet us on Saturday the 22nd we shall be happy to confer with him; if not, we shall proceed on the Monday following to execute the trust reposed in us according to the best of our judgments." [Source Project: Hamilton Papers -- Founders Online, National Archives. Original Source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vol. 25, July 1800 -- April 1802, New York: Columbia University Press, 1977, p. 240.] Also note: the Arbitrators were faced with two major problems in drafting their award: allocating the shares of land to the parties according to their respective interests, and allocating the burdensome expenses incurred in procuring the judgments and in dividing lands among the parties. Both aspects of the final award resulted in litigation. Natural folds; faint browning along the right edge and a tiny chip on the left side. Still in very good condition overall. The Holland Land Company & the Morris Reserve Holdings West of the Genesee River . . . and the Final Award -- highly cryptic and important letter by Herman LeRoy, 2 pages (front and back), 9 x 7.25 inches, New York, November 21, 1800, to statesman and former member of the Continental Congress (Pennsylvania) Thomas Fitzsimons, while both were trustees for the creditors of Samuel Sterett and George Harrison, holders of land in the Morris Reserve which bordered the Holland Land Company, in full: "I have been duly favored with yours of the 19th, and immediately after receipt I waited upon General Hamilton, who I informed what you had written to me upon the subject of their final decision, represented to him the propriety of extending the period as Mr. Tilghman was absent; this he and the other gentleman have absented to by prolonging the period for eight days, in the hopes that Mr. Tilghman may by that period be back to give his advice & instructions. If Mr. Tilghman may not find it convenient to attend himself, and as some legal character ought to meet the gentlemen here, and I would in that case propose on employing judge Laurence, who is too well known to us all, and into whose integrity in judgment I have the highest opinion; and you and Mr. Tilghman agree with me in sentiment will I presume in that case, I will pray for Mr. Tilghman to give the Judge his ideas upon the subject in question, which I will sign also, if you will be pleased to send me the letter open." Note: On November 17, 1800, Alexander Hamilton sent a cryptic letter to Fitzsimons, LeRoy, and Tilghman: "Gentleman. As we have not been favored with an answer to our letter of October 17th last, we have reason to conclude that you do not propose cooperating with us on the subject of that letter. Under this impression we beg leave to state, that we shall not make a final decision on this business till Monday the 24th. Inst. if you will appoint an Agent to meet us on Saturday the 22nd we shall be happy to confer with him; if not, we shall proceed on the Monday following to execute the trust reposed in us according to the best of our judgments." [Source Project: Hamilton Papers -- Founders Online, National Archives. Original Source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vol. 25, July 1800 -- April 1802, New York: Columbia University Press, 1977, p. 240.] Also note: the Arbitrators were faced with two major problems in drafting their award: allocating the shares of land to the parties according to their respective interests, and allocating the burdensome expenses incurred in procuring the judgments and in dividing lands among the parties. Both aspects of the final award resulted in litigation. Natural folds; faint browning along the right edge and a tiny chip on the left side. Still in very good condition overall.

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        Neues und vollständiges allgemeines Waaren-Lexikon oder genaue und umständliche Beschreibung aller rohen und verarbeiteten Produkte, Kunsterzeugnisse und Handelsartikel zunächst für Kaufleute. Fabrikanten. und Geschäftsleute. 3. umgearbeitete, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. 2 Bände.

      Offenbach Brede -01 1800 - (21 x 12,5 cm). 869 S., 3 S. Anz./ 892 (falsch 289) S. Dekorative Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Schedels Waaren-Lexikon war das wohl erfolgreichste Werk seiner Zeit. Es erschien erstmals 1791 und erlebte bis 1863 sechs Auflagen. - Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Vereinzelt gering gebräunt. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt sehr dekoratives Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - Zischka 190.

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        6 Antique Master Prints-LANDSCAPE-TIVOLI-MULE-SHEPHERD-Both-ca. 1800

      - 6 Antique prints, titled: 'Vertical landscapes near Rome', Set of six Italianate landscape prints. 1) Fishermen on the bank of the Tiber, fishing with nets, 2) Ponte Molle, 3) Sulmona near Tivoli; wooden bridge, 4) View of the Tiber in the campagna, 5) 2 cows on river near Tivoli, 6) crossing a river with a punter. Etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: From a series: 'Landscapes near Rome.', this from a later edition, published c. 1800. Artists and Engravers: Made by Jan Dirksz Both after own design. Jan Dirksz Both (between 1610 and 1618 - August 9, 1652) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman, and etcher, who made an important contribution to the development of Dutch Italianate landscape painting. Condition: Very good, given age. Ample margins. Two holes (from binding) in the right margin of each sheet. The top margins browned, otherwise fine. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: E34-23 The overall size is ca. 8.1 x 10.2 inch. The image size is ca. 10.6 x 13.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 20.6 x 26 cm. The image size is ca. 26.8 x 35.3 cm.

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        An Atlas to Guthrie's Geographical Grammar

      - A leather bound collection of around 28 maps/plates most of which are double paged and some folding out as well. All appear present judging by the contents list and helpful light pencilled notes of a previous owner who has obviously collated the maps. Leather spine and corners and paper covered boards. Much of the leather and paper has been quite severely rubbed away and the front board is loose, having had an attempted repair at some point in its history. The front board has become detached. Owner inscription of August 1800 in neat ink at the top edge of the front end paper looks to be original and authentic commensurate with look and age of the book. The Title page, if indeed there ever was one, is possibly absent. That said the title is above the contets page so perhaps this is all there ever was. The maps appear to have been hand coloured to emphasize the countries' borders, probably at the time of publication by the look of it. In all a decent example of a very scarce and collectable atlas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Slavery

      , 1800-1826. 1800-1826. The receipt book is leather bound and reads in part: "Received New York March the 1st day 1800 of Samual Pine Two Hundred and Eight dollars 34/100 in full for his Third part of the first payment of the sloop Harlequin"..."October the fifth 1803 Received of Samuel Pine the sum of two hundred dollars in full for a Black boy by me Richard Willis".

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        Recherches physiologiques sur la vie et la mort

      Brosson, Gabon et Cie, Paris 1800 - Demi basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné et doré portant le titre doré. Un volume in-8 (197x123 mm), (6)-iv-449-(1 bl.) pages Reliure légèrement frottée. . Edition originale de ce classique de la physiologie. Bichat décrit la manière dont la mort se propage entre les principaux organes, coeur, cerveau, poumons. Bichat y donne sa définition bien connue de la vie : "La vie est l'ensemble des fonctions qui résistent à la mort". Exemplaire d'une grande fraicheur Garrison & Morton [597 : "His trials on both laboratory animals and human cadavers led him to conclude that cardiac excitation by electricity would occur only when the organ was stimulated by direct contact"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary quarter sheep, gilt flat spine lettered in gilt. 8vo (197x123 mm), (6)-iv-449-(1 bl.) pages Binding slightly rubbed. . First edition of this classical works Bichat describes how the death spread among the major organs, heart, brain, lungs. Bichat it gives his well-known definition of life: "La vie est l'ensemble des fonctions qui résistent à la mort" (Life is the set of functions that resist death.) Fresh copy Garrison & Morton [597 : "His trials on both laboratory animals and human cadavers led him to conclude that cardiac excitation by electricity would occur only when the organ was stimulated by direct contact"] In 8 464g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., aus halber Vogelschau ( ca. 13,5 x 36 ) auf einer Kundschaft d. Metzger f. d. Gesellen Joh. Heinr. Widmaier aus Sindelfingen.

      - Kupferstich ( anonym ), dat. 22. 7., 1800, 31 x 40,5 Stopp D. 453. Nicht bei Schefold. - Gesamtansicht von Südosten, wahrscheinlich nach J. H. Kretschmer. Zeigt die Stadt um 1785 mit Erklärungen 1-32. Darunter ausgefüllte Handwerkskundschaft. Alles umgeben von schöner gestochener Bordüre. Oben mittig in der Bordüre das ( bis 1793 verwendete ) württembergische Wappen, in der Bildmitte das Stuttgarter Wappen, unten links gut erhaltenes Lacksiegel und 2 Stempel der Französischen Republik. Tadellos erhalten.

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        BIBLIOTHECA BACCHICA Bibliographie raisonnèe des ouvrages imprimés avant 1800 et illustrant la soif humaine sous tous ses aspects chez tous les peuples et dans tous les temps

      1800. Londra Maggs Brothers 1927 - 1932 2 volumi in 4° Pagine 2 carte bianche + occhietto + XVIII + 238 + 2 carte bianche + VIII + 257 Legature editoriali in mezza tela. Titoli in oro al dorso. Piatti in cartone. Numerose illustrazioni in bianco e nero nel testo e fuori testo. Edizione di 275 copie numerate (Nostra copia N° 6) Ottimo esemplare in barbe di questa fondamentale, e mai superata, bibliografia sul vino.

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        A General History of Quadrupeds.

      4th edition. Newcastle upon Tyne, Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, 1800. With 212 woodcuts and 107 vignettes. [4] + X + 526 pp. Clean and well-preserved copy bound in nice contemporary full marbled calf, early rebacked with coloured labels and richly gilt spine. * Fourth edition of Thomas Bewick's first book [and the first printed on Imperial thick woved paper] which made him famous as renewer of the woodcut technique. This is not only a reprint but a largely revised, expanded, and improved work of the first edition printed 10 years earlier. Many blocks have been reworked, 12 new figures are added. Instead of using the most applied pear tree Bewick started using the harder box tree and this gave a far more satisfactory impresson of the cut. Roscoe 22 + 4 a.

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        Pirna. - "Pirna".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung, koloriert, um 1800. Von Franz Stadler. 22,1 x 30,0 cm (Darstellung) / 33,6 x 48,2 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb betitelt und signiert "Pirna nebst der Festung Sonnenstein, F. Stadler fec. a. Dresden". - Romantische Ansicht mit dem Elbverlauf und kleinen Bürger- und Bootsstaffagen. Erarbeitet in der Technik der Umrissradierung. Hochwertige klassizistische Vedute, versehen mit einem sorgfältigen Kolorit auf "Graf". Velinpapier. - Minimale Altersspuren. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Franz Stadler (um 1762 Dresden - 1814). Deutscher Landschaftszeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher. 1799 Schüler der Dresdner Akademie. Schuf Ansichten aus der Umgebung Dresdens, der Sächsischen Schweiz und dem Erzgebirge. Um 1810 in der Lausitz tätig. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        PARTIALLY PRINTED DOCUMENT: A BAGGAGE ENTRY DECLARATION SIGNED 3 TIMES by the powerful New Orleans businessman BEVERLY CHEW, importing 2 trunks purportedly containing personal "wearing apparel" to a port in the District of Philadelphia on board the ship "Snow Experiment". Additionally endorsed and docketed by his mentor, the Philadelphia merchant Daniel William Coxe.

      District of Philadelphia, June 6th, 1800. - - A 13-1/4 inch high by 8-3/8 inch wide "Baggage Entry" declaration, printed by John Bioren for the Philadelphia ship broker Samuel Emery. The partially printed "baggage entry" document declares an "Entry made by Beverly Chew of Fredericksburg, Virginia bieing the Property of himself imported in the Snow Experiment, whereof is Master Edward Killey from Port Passage". The contents are identified as "Two trunks containing wearing apparel". Chew further signs within the text affirming that the baggage entering the "District of Philadelphia" "contains, to the best of my Knowledge and Belief, a just and true Account of the Contents of the two trunks mentioned herien, imported in the Snow Experiment." The document is finally signed by Chew on "this 6th day of June 1800". The baggage entry document is further docketed and signed on the verso by Daniel W. Coxe, under whom Chew apprenticed in Philadelphia. The buff paper is toned with creases, offsetting and darkening to the edges and corners. The document is folded three times horizontally with short tears along the edges of the folds and with several chips and tears along the bottom edge and a small piece chipped out from the bottom right corner. The New Orleans businessman, political appointee and purported smuggler Beverly Chew (1773-1851) was born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and apprenticed with Philadelphia merchant Daniel William Coxe and his associates. During this time, Chew also learned about financial dealings from William Dunbar, the Natchez plantation owner who moved cotton through Coxe's firm. Moving to New Orleans, Chew partnered with Richard Relf. For a spell the firm of Chew & Relf controlled the larger part of the banking, shipping, trading and insurance business of early New Orleans commerce and were key players in the smuggling "business" of the city. A distant cousin of President Thomas Jefferson and also related to William C.C. Clairborne, Mississippi's territorial governor, Chew sought and gained political appointments. Initially as a justice of the Court of Common Pleas at New Orleans and then as New Orleans' first postmaster. Barred by New Orleans' City Council from importing slaves from the West Indies into the US, Chew smuggled them instead through the Bayou LaFourche. Chew continued in that same vein using contacts with Spanish officials after Federal Law outlawed the importation of African slaves in 1808. Chew had deep ties with British business interests when President Madison appointed him as New Orleans vice consul for Russia in 1812, tasking him to handle trade reciprocity between the two countries. Given that Chew & Relf's hands were in so many pockets, it's not surprising that their business suffered few losses from the British blockade of American ports during the War of 1812. Chew subsequently took up arms as a rifleman under General Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans which followed the British invasion of Louisiana in 1814. As early as 1809, the notorious pirates & privateers Jean & Pierre Lafitte were cutting into Chew & Relf's smuggling profits and businesses. The Lafitte brothers and Baratarian pirates had received presidential pardons for their assistance during the War of 1812. Appointed customs collector in 1816, Beverly Chew struck back, implementing and arguing for anti-smuggling laws and taking action against the Lafitte brothers while furthering his own smuggling operations. The privateers were finally pressured into leaving their base at Galveston in 1822 following diplomatic negotiations with Commodore Daniel Patterson and the Lafitte brothers were given safe conduct passes away from Louisiana. Chew profited from his position as port customs collector for 12 years until President Andrew Jackson replaced him in 1829. Though still president of a bank and with other business interests still providing income, Chew turned bitter against President Jackson's actions and was further brought down when his past caught up to him [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Embroidered Sampler Stitched "Margaret Featherstone".

      n.d. Green, brown, and white embroidery on brown fabric, 9 1/4 x15", with lettering and a floral design; very good. English ? -- c. 1800 or earlier.

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