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        Modekleidung aus der Mitte und dem Ende des 18ten Jahrhunderts, 1800

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Werkverzeichnis: Engelmann 950. Grösse: 4,6 x 11,2 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: Papier: 8,1 x 13,8 cm. Beschreibung: Besonders seltenes Blatt. Vermutlich nur 4 bis 6 Abzüge. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        Dordrecht - Samuel Hutchinson.

      DORDRECHT, HAVENSTAD VAN BELANGGezicht op de stad vanaf de Maas uit ca. 1800. Gouache op papier van de hand van Samuel Hutchinson. Gesigneerd op een stuk drijfhout linksonder. Afm. 37,5 x 50 cm.De Rijn- en Maasvaart kwamen na 1750, nagenoeg tot stilstand en de Dordtse bevolking krimpt, maar hoe zwaar de misère voor de stad en haar bewoners ook geweest mag zijn, de fundamenten van de stedelijke economie zijn er niet onherstelbaar door aangetast. Als havenplaats krabbelde Dordrecht aan het einde van de 18e eeuw weer overeind. De stad bezat nog altijd de reputatie een binnenhaven van allure te zijn. Dankzij het stapelrecht was er sprake van een groter aandeel in de Rijnvaart dan Rotterdam en wordt pas na 1813 ingehaald.Prijs: ?2.950,- (incl lijst, BTW margeregeling).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Naturgeschichtliche Unterhaltungen oder Abbildungen naturgeschichtlicher Gegenstände. Zweite Abtheilung : Vögel.

      Schweidnitz. bei Carl Friedrich Stuckart, ca. 1800. mit 40 handkolorierten Kupfern, gr.8°. 23,5 x 19,7 cm. 176 S. 40 Tafeln, (4) S. Seiten, private Nachbindung mit Dreiseitenfarbschnitt, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, In gutem Zustand. Einband berieben, der Schnitt etwas fleckig und entfärbt sowie leicht gebräunt, mit neuen Vorsätzen, Titel und Folgeblatt stark braunfleckig und mit restaurierten Rändern, der Buchblock in den Rändern meist braunfleckig, es fehlt das Text-Blatt mit den Seiten 89/90, die Tafeln vollständig und in schöner Kolorierung, ästhetisch ungemein ansprechend, die Tafeln 3 und 6 in der Numerierung falsch ausgedruckt und dementsprechend an den falschen Stellen eingebunden, Tafel 4 im Rand mit Ausriß außerhalb der Darstellung und im Format etwas beschnitten. Untertitel: Zum Gebrauche für die Jugend in den Schulen und zur Unterhaltung für Erwachsene, der Titel ohne Verfasser und Erscheinungsjahr, einige Tafeln in den Rändern etwas braunfleckig, teilweise die Kolorierung etwas durchschlagend, eine Tafel rückseitig repariert (Riss), - für uns kein Exemplar in einer deutschen Bibliothek nachweisbar. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Sammlerexemplare, Natur, Tiere, Biologie, Ökologie, Alte Drucke, Bücher mit Originalgrafik, Illustrierte Bücher, Verlagsreihen

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        Hannover. - Stadtplan. - "Plan der Königlich Churfürstlichen Residenz Stadt Hannover".

      - Historische Stadtpläne. Kupferstich, 1800. Von Julius Franz Salzenberg. 33,2 x 49,5 cm (Darstellung) / 36,3 x 51,8 cm (Blatt). Oben rechts in einer Kartusche mit "Plan der Königlich Churfürstlichen Residenz Stadt Hannover im Fürstenthum Calenberg - am Leine Fluß belegen unter 52°, 22' 18 Nördlicher Breite und 9°, 50' Ostlicher Länge von London, nebst allen Veränderungen und Verbesserungen, welche nach der Demolition der Vestungswerke vom Jahre 1780 bis 1800 entstanden. Mit Allerhöchster Erlaubnis S. Königliche Majest. herausgegeben von J. L. Hogreve, Ingenieur Oberste, im Jahre 1800." Unter dem Plan mit erläuterungen A-Z, a-z, 1-77. betitelt und unten links mit "GFSinglinger / Hannoer M. Maj. 1748" beschriftet. Unterhalb der Darstellung rechts mit "G. D. Heumann sculps" versehen. - Detailreicher und seltener Stadtplan von Hannover aus dem Jahre 1800. - Blatt leicht gebräunt, im Randbereich gering beschmutzt. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Julius Franz Salzenberg (* 1763; ? 1849). Deutscher Maler und Kupferstecher. 1800 erschien sein Kartenwerk "Plan der Städte Hannover und Calenberger Neustadt sowie deren Umgebung", 1819 das Werk "Chorographische Karte des Königreichs Hannover, Grossherzogtums Oldenburg, Herzogthums Braunschweig [.]". Salzenberg ist von 1798 bis 1839 in Hannover nachweisbar, des weiteren ist seine Tätigkeit in Hameln bekannt. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Bab-Rachyd ou la Porte de Rossette a Alexandrie.la vue est prise en dehors des Murs. depart d'une Karavane. Plate 54.

      Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse Egypte. 1799-1800. - Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Size: 35 x 26 cm. (14 x 10 inches). Large paper copy. Fine condition. Mounted size: 62 x 46.5cm. Beautiful print of a caravan leaving the Gates of Aleaxandria. 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 Istabul 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 Godefroy. Benezit, Vol. II, p.578. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        Marche d'un mariage dans la ville du Caire. La Pompe passe devant le celebre édifice, appelé El Maristan ou l'hôpital (des foux). Plate 63.

      Voyage Pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoenicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse Egypte 1799-1800. - Size: 540 x 360 mm. Fine condition. Copper engraving. Print of a magnificent wedding procession through the streets of 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 Patas. Benezit, Vol. II, p.578. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Theatrum machinarum universale; of keurige verzameling van verscheide grote en zeer fraaie waterwerken, schutsluizen, waterkeringen, ophaal- en draaibruggen. Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk [II] & son (vol. II: Petrus Schenk [III]), 1757-1774. Imperial folio (50 x 34 cm). With a double-page engraved dedication plate and 41 double-page and 7 larger folding engraved illustration plates. Red half sheepskin (ca. 1800).

      - Bierens de Haan [3818.5] & [4839.5] (vol. II only, with later ed. of vol. I); STCN (2 & 4 copies of the 2 volumes); not in Berlin Kat.; Roberts & Trent, Bibl. Mechanica. Second edition of both volumes of a remarkably detailed set of scale construction drawings (plans, sections, elevations, perspective views, etc., including many detail drawings of individual parts) of 18th-century Dutch waterworks, with the accompanying letterpress descriptions and notes. It includes locks, sluices, bridges, pumps, pile drivers, an ice-breaker, an elaborate water-bailing mill and more. Most of the plates measure about 45 x 54 cm, with the folding ones about 52 x 76 cm. At least most of the plates depict existing works, and the text occasionally gives some historical information. The drawings are so detailed and give such a clear picture of how the mechanisms functioned that one could use them to reconstruct the works shown.A fine copy, nearly untrimmed, with only some false folds in the half-title and an occasional minor defect in the paper. Plate 23 in volume 1 has no number, but it may have been trimmed off at the head. The inside front hinge has partly separated from the book-block, but the binding is otherwise good. A fine copy of a magnificent display of Dutch hydraulic engineering.

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        Final part of a letter signed "Nelson & Bronte" (Horatio, Viscount, 1758-1805, Admiral)

      1800 - under the neatly clerk-written subscription "I am, Sir, Your most obedient, humble servant" on a piece 5" x 4", no place, no date, circa

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        Jacques Villon ou l'art glorieux

      Louis Carré, 1800. Il construit un tableau, un épi, une rose, un visage, un sein nu. Con 7 tavole litografiche a colori, anche a doppia pagina (cm 18x38 - 21x16). Illustrazione in nero. 4to. pp. 66. . Molto buono (Very Good). Custodia e camicia con fioriture e bruniture (Lightly soiled slip-case). Prima edizione di 1800 es. numerati. .

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        Mineralogy of the Scottish Isles; With mineralogical observations made in a Tour through different parts of the mainland of Scotland, and dissertations upon peat and kelp.

      First edition, two volumes bound in one, 4to, xxvi, (ii), 243, (1, ii), iv, 289, (3) pp. 13 maps and views, several folding, some foxing. Recently bound in dark blue quarter morocco, gilt decorated spine.Professor of Natural History and Keeper of the Library at Edinburgh University, Jameson published some of the earliest works on Scottish minerals.

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        Five Eulogies for George Washington

      , 1800. 1800. First Edition . AMES, Fisher; MINOT, George; PAINE, Robert Treat; STILLMAN, Samuel; PARISH, Elijah. Five Eulogies for George Washington, circa 1800 [sammelband]. Boston: Young & Minns, [1800], et al. Octavo, period-style full sheep gilt, red morocco spine label; pp. 31, [1]; 24; 22, [2]; 26, [2]; 32. $1850.First editions of four noted eulogies for the first President of the United States, with a second edition of a fifth, bound together in one volume.Massachusetts statesman Fisher Ames (1758-1808) made some of the greatest speeches ever presented in Congress. ""Fisher Ames stands out from other New England Federalists as a man of singularly pure and unselfish character, humble in spite of his great talents, zealous and active… His formal speeches were concise and pointed, well supplied though never overloaded with facts, and often reserved for the close of a debate when they could clear a confused issue. As an orator he had no equal in the generation between Patrick Henry and Henry Clay"" (DAB). In his eulogy Ames connects Washington's professional history to that of the nation itself, calling the epoch of his presidency ""the age of Washington"" (page 30). Of the president's heroism in the Revolution, Ames declares: ""When Washington heard the voice of his country in distress, his obedience was prompt… Our history is but a transcript of his claims on our gratitude"" (page 9). George Richards Minot was a prominent Massachusetts jurist and a founding member of the Massachusetts Historical Society; his eulogy reflects Minot's lifelong dedication to the Revolutionary cause. Thomas Paine, A.M., author of the eulogy in this collection, changed his name in 1801 to that of his father, Robert Treat Paine, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, so as not to be confused with the ""infidel"" author of The Age of Reason. Samuel Stillman was Minister of the First Baptist Church in Boston. ""A popular preacher, Stillman frequently gave eulogies for prominent persons… in 1799 he was invited to preach the eulogy in Boston for George Washington"" (ANB). The final Oration is by the Reverend Elijah Parish, delivered at Byfield, Massachusetts on February 22, 1800, the designated day of national mourning for Washington. Bound with all half titles except for Ames' Oration. Minot's Eulogy is a second edition (stated on title page); all others are first editions. Sabin 1300; 49322; 58199; 91799; 58604. Ink signature of the original owner, Jeremiah Dummer, with his manuscript table of contents written in ink on the front flyleaf (in which he lists an additional six eulogies that are not present here).Occasional spotting and foxing to text. A very good copy, beautifully rebound in period-style sheep gilt.

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        Tippo Sultan: Defeat at Seringapatem and his death. Set of 4 handcolored engravings after Henry Singleton (1766-1839).

       Ca. 1800. In der Platte jeweils bezeichnet und mit einer Allegorie, die links und rechts von der Schrift in Deutsch und Englisch flankiert wird. Each ca. 33 x 45,5 cm (image size) 43 x 49 cm (plate).46 x 53 cm (paper). Nagler 1 - 4. Vorhanden sind: Die Bestürmung von Seringapatam, Die letzte Anstrengung des Tippo Saib. Der Leichnam Tippos von seiner Frau erkannt, Die beiden Söhne desselben ergeben sich den Engländern. Farbfrische Blätter. Schriftrand in Deutsch und Englisch. Alle vier rückseitig mit Aufkleber \"Aus der / Königlichen Hofkunsthandlung / von / Louis Rath / Stuttgart\". - Tipo Sultan war ein erbitterter Gegner der britischen Kolonialbestrebungen und führte drei Kriege gegen die Briten. Die Briten erklärten am 22. Februar 1799 den Krieg und schlugen Tipu Sultan in zwei Schlachten. - Gebräunt und z.T. kleinere Wasserränder. (in gerahmtem Zustand beschrieben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Tippo Sultan, Tipu Sultan, Tipu Sahib, Tippoo Sultaun, Seringapatam,Belagerung von Seringapatam, 1799, Vierte Mysore-Krieg, Britischen Ostindien-Kompanie, Mysore, Henry Singleton, Nagler 1-4, Tiger von Mysore,Kolonialismus, Laminet, Laminit

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        Prose Works. WITH: Poetical Works

      1800. First Edition . DRYDEN, John. The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose WorksÂ… Now First CollectedÂ… with an Account of the Life and Writings of the AuthorÂ… and a Collection of His Letters by Edmond Malone. WITH: DRYDEN, John. Poetical WorksÂ… Containing Original Poems, Tales, and Translations, with Notes by the Late Rev. Joseph Warton. London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies; F.C. and J. Rivington, et al., 1800; 1811. Eight volumes. Octavo, late 19th-century full brown speckled calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, green morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers. $2400.First critical Malone edition of DrydenÂ’s prose works, with engraved frontispiece portraits, and containing MaloneÂ’s famous biography of Dryden, together with WartonÂ’s edition of the verse, also with engraved frontispiece portrait, handsomely bound.Edmond MaloneÂ’s edition of DrydenÂ’s prose works contains his famous biography of Dryden, upon which Sir Walter Scott relied in his own Dramatic Works of John Dryden. Considered DrydenÂ’s first “editor,” Malone was “the first historian of early English drama, the biographer of Shakespeare, Dryden and Reynolds, and a relentless exposer of literary fraud and forgery. His dedication to discovering the facts of literary history through manuscripts and early editions laid the foundations for the scholarÂ’s code and the modern study of literature” (Peter Martin). Joseph Warton began preparing his critical edition of DrydenÂ’s verse in 1800 but did not live to complete it; his younger son John finished the task. “Dryden is one of the most significant figures in the history of English verse; for he perhaps more than any other single person formulated a method for poetry that has appealed to disciplesÂ… as different as Pope, Gray, Churchill, Byron, Keats and T.S. EliotÂ… [DrydenÂ’s method] is, in short, the poetry of eloquence” (Baugh et al., 722). Booklabel of renowned bibliophile Abel E. Berland.A few stray spots of foxing, minor rubbing to outer hinges of bindings. A handsome set.

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        Betendes junges Mädchen mit Brustpanzer und Helm am Arm, mit andächtig nach oben gerichtetem Blick, vor einem Andachtsbild.

      - Pinsel in Grau, über Bleistift, mit drei schwarzen Tuschlinien umrandet, auf cremefarbenem Velin, rechts unten signiert „Pöhacker. Dl.", am unteren Rand bezeichnet „Die äußere Linie fällt weg" (vermutl. Angabe für den Reprodukltionsstecher). 13,7:9,5 cm. Vorzeichnung für eine Almanach-Illustration. Seine Ausbildung erhielt Pöhacker 1800/1810 und 1813/1820 an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien und erhielt 1813 als Auszeichnung den Sonnenfelspreis. Er war vor allem als Poträtmaler sowie als Miniatur-Maler tätig.

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        LS, in French with translation, as Minister for War, to Citizen Desvaux, (Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, 1753-1823, French Military Engineer and Minister for War, the 'Organizer of Victory' in 1794)

      1800 - saying that on 25th May 1800 he "gave order to Citizen Renard to deliver at Troyes . 5795 Shirts . for the foreign prisoners of war", which by 13th July had still not arrived, he reminds Desvaux that "the 18th Military Division forms part of those you have to support as deputy to Citizen Renard" and that supplying the shirts is "of the highest priority", attractive printed heading with woodblock device, 1 side 4to, address on conjugate leaf 'chez le Citoyen Magon-la-Balue Place Vendôme No. 10', Paris, 30th Fructidor year 8,17th September When Carnot was a member of the Committee of Public Safety, he was responsible for almost all its military business, frequently visiting the Eastern front against the Austrians and their allies. In the reaction against the Terror he was denounced in the Convention, at which a member cried out "Will you dare to lay hands on the man who has organized victory?" Early in 1800 he became Minister for War again, and effected much-needed reforms in the administration.

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        Tippo Sultan: Defeat at Seringapatem and his death. Set of 4 handcolored engravings after Henry Singleton (1766-1839).

      Ca. 1800. - In der Platte jeweils bezeichnet und mit einer Allegorie, die links und rechts von der Schrift in Deutsch und Englisch flankiert wird. Nagler 1 - 4. Vorhanden sind: Die Bestürmung von Seringapatam, Die letzte Anstrengung des Tippo Saib. Der Leichnam Tippos von seiner Frau erkannt, Die beiden Söhne desselben ergeben sich den Engländern. Farbfrische Blätter. Schriftrand in Deutsch und Englisch. Alle vier rückseitig mit Aufkleber "Aus der / Königlichen Hofkunsthandlung / von / Louis Rath / Stuttgart". - Tipo Sultan war ein erbitterter Gegner der britischen Kolonialbestrebungen und führte drei Kriege gegen die Briten. Die Briten erklärten am 22. Februar 1799 den Krieg und schlugen Tipu Sultan in zwei Schlachten. - Gebräunt und z.T. kleinere Wasserränder. (in gerahmtem Zustand beschrieben). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Each ca. 33 x 45,5 cm (image size) 43 x 49 cm (plate).46 x 53 cm (paper).

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        Treatise Concerning Heaven And Hell

      1800. Signed. SWEDENBORG, Emanuel. A Treatise Concerning Heaven And Hell, And of the Wonderful Things Therein, as Heard and Seen, by the Honourable and Learned Emanuel SwedenborgÂ… Translated from the Original Latin. Chester: Printed by C.W. Leadbeater, 1800. Octavo, contemporary cloth boards, paper spine label, uncut. $4500.Fourth edition in English of SwedenborgÂ’s important treatise on Heaven and Hell (1778), an especially memorable association copy belonging to English poet laureate Robert Southey, signed and dated 1805 on the title page by him, this copy with the distinctive flowered cloth covers that were created by SoutheyÂ’s devoted daughters.This exceptionally scarce association copy of Emanel SwedenborgÂ’s Treatise concerning Heaven and Hell (1778) belonged to English poet laureate Robert Southey, and contains with his signature and date of 1805 on the title page. Swedenborg, a scientist, mystic, philosopher and theologian, wrote this Treatise based on visions during which he claimed to have actually visited heaven and hell. His mystical experiences inspired and influenced a number of important writers, including Blake, whom Southey read and whose ideas he considered extreme. Southey, who with Wordsworth and Coleridge made up the enormously influential Lake Poets, was Poet Laureate from 1813 until his death in 1843, when he was succeeded by Wordsworth. SoutheyÂ’s “style has long been regarded as masterly in its ease and clarity” (Kuiper, 1055). His daughters had a hobby of covering his books in flowered chintz; indeed, the boards of SoutheyÂ’s copy of this work are covered in flowered cloth. Southey referred to the books with such covers as his “Cottonian Library,” after the library put together by Sir Robert Bruce Cotton in the 17th century, which formed the basis of the British Museum. Armorial bookplate. Pencilled notations on provenance to front pastedown.Text generally fresh with light scattered foxing; mild soiling, some loss to spine of cloth covers. A highly desirable, extremely good copy with an important literary provenance.

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        Lecons d'Anatomie Comparee

      1800. First Edition . CUVIER, Georges. Lecons d’Anatomie Comparee. Paris: Baudouin, An VIII (1800-05). Five volumes. Octavo, contemporary half navy calf gilt rebacked with original spines laid down, marbled boards and endpapers. $2000.First edition of this founding work of modern comparative zoology, illustrated with seven large folding tables and 52 engraved plates.Cuvier (1769-1832) reorganized the comparative anatomy collections of the Museum d’Histoire Naturelle-at the time the world’s largest establishment dedicated to scientific research. The huge museum menagerie furnished Cuvier with invaluable specimens for dissection and anatomical preparations of mammals, birds, fish and fossils (DSB). “Cuvier’s Leçons was the first truly complete work in the history of comparative anatomy. Whereas his predecessors had at best applied comparison to select groups of animals, Cuvier consistently attempted to employ it in his study of every known animal or species. Comparative anatomy became for Cuvier an essential segment of the theoretical basis of natural history… Comparative anatomy is therefore the division of the natural sciences which tends to generalize, to erect the theory of organization” (Coleman, 62; Norman Library 565). Volume I contains the principal discussion of Cuvier’s famous theory of the correlation of parts (the functional relationship of each bodily organ to every other organ). “Cuvier ranks with von Baer as one of the founders of modern morphology” (Garrison-Morton 311). Text in French. Horblit, One Hundred Books Famous in Science 20a. Bookplates.Occasional light foxing, faint dampstain in Volume II. An extremely good copy.

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        Leçons d'anatomie comparée.

      Paris , Baudouin, puis Genets, an VIII-XIV, 1800-1805. ____ Première édition de l'ouvrage qui a fondé l'anatomie comparée. Elle a été publiée par C. Duméril pour les deux premiers volumes et par G. L. Duvernoy pour les suivants. Illustré par 7 grandes planches dépliantes et 52 planches hors-texte gravées. Bel exemplaire. Norman 565. Nissen 1008. ***** First edition. "Cuvier played a leading part in the development of paleontology and stimulated the study of comparative anatomy. He ranks with von Baer as one of the founders of modern morphology. Vols. 1-2 ed. by C. Duméril, and vols. 3-5 ed. by G.L. Duvernoy, but Cuvier took full responsibility for the contents of this work." Garrison & Morton 311. Very fine copy. 5 volumes in-8. [198 x 119 mm] Collation : (4), XXXI, (1), 521, (3), 9 tableaux sur 7 feuillets dépl./(4), XVI, 697, (3)/(4), XXVIII, 558, (2)/(4), XII, 539, (3)/(4), VII, (1), 368 pp., 52 pl. Demi-basane marron, étiquette de titre orange et de tomaison verte, dos orné, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Systême des connaissances chimiques et de leurs applications aux phénomènes de la nature et de l'art

      Baudoin, 1800. Dieci volumi in 8°, ognuno di ca. 220 pagg., elegante legatura in mezza pelle moderna con angoli, fregi e titoli oro al dorso, nervi. Edizione originale di questa monumentale opera, che si articola in 8 capitoli: Bases de la science chimique; généralités et introducion - Des corps simples ou indécomposés - Des corps brulés oxides ou acides - Des bases salifiables terreuses et alcalines - Des acides unis aux bases salifiables, ou des sels alcalins et terreux - Des métaux - Des composés organiques végétaux - Des substances animales. L'opera prevedeva un 11° volume di tavole chimiche, assai raro e che fu pubblicato a parte con lo scopo di facilitare la comprensione dell'opera agli studenti della scuola di Parigi. L'Autore (1755-1809) fu uno dei pionieri della chimica organica, celebre per le sue ricerche sull'albumina ed il fosfato. Dopo essersi laureato in medicina, diventò professore di chimica e socio dell'Académie des Sciences. Partecipò alla realizzazione di un sistema razionale di nomenclatura (Méthode de nomenclature chimique) e pubblicò numerose opere di successo. Durante il periodo napoleonico ottenne importanti incarichi politici nel settore dell'istruzione. Non comune opera che fu considerata "Le plus grand monument élevé à la science de la chimie au XVIII siècle" (Michaud, Biographie Générale). Alcune sporadiche gore marginali e qualche pagina lievemente brunita. Ottimo stato. Legature in ordine.

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        Extrait de l'ordonnance du 1.er Mars 1768, pour r

      Cairo, Imprimerie nationale, an 9 de la R

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        Recueil général des lois et des arrêts en matière civile, criminelle, commerciale et droit public

      1800. 1800 à 1902. In-4.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 101 volumes , 28 dos cuir marron dorure à froid, pour le reste dos cuir rouge, 5 volumes de lois annotés 1876-1900. 9 volumes de tables, 10 à relier .Manque de 1851 à 1955.

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        JACKY JINGLE, and Sucky Shingle. A delightful tale, that will not fail To please you all, both great and small.

      16 pages. Illustrated with sixteen woodcuts. 98 x 58 mm. Unstitched and loose as issue. An excellent copy. Rare.

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        Bergl

      Gest. Frontispiz, 9 Bll., 788 S., 20 Bll. Register. 8. Sp

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        Discharge Certificate Signed by all three, (Jean, 1755-1803, French General of Division), MILET (Jacques Louis Fran

      1800 - in French with translation, in a neat and attractive hand, for Citizen Jacques Th

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        W. G. Brown's Reisen in Afrika, Egypten und Syrien. Aus dem Englischen

      Weimar, Verlag des Industrie-Comptoirs 1800 - 8

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        Gli edificj antichi di Roma ricercati nelle loro piante, e restituiti alla pristina magnificenza secondo Palladio, Desgodetz, ed altri pi

      - S.l.n.a. (Roma ca. 1800). 8vo (226 mm.). M.pelle coeva (spellature ai piatti). 8 pp., 82 tavole incise. - Rossetti 8233. - Poche tavole con minime fioriture.

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      Paris, Marchant, VIII an (1799, 1800). - Kupferstich als Frontispiz. / Frontispiece en cuivre. Titelblatt, 90 S. Sehr selten. "Geschenke Bonapartes an die Franzosen oder Franz

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        Drie voyagien gedaen na Groenlandt, om te ondersoecken of men door de Naeuwte Hudson soude konnen seylen; om alsoo een doorvaert na Oost-Indien te vinden. Alle ten versoecke van Christianus de IIII. Koningh van Denemarcken, &c. de eerste door Joan Monnick, de tweede door Marten Forbisser[!], ende de derde door Gotske Lindenau. Als mede een beschryvinghe, hoe, en op wat wijse men walvisschen vanght. Item, een korte beschrijvingh van Groenlandt, met de manieren en hoedanicheden der inwoonderen aldaer. Amsterdam, Gillis Joosten Saeghman, [ca. 1665]. 4to. With woodcut vignette of ships on title-page, 16 further woodcuts on integral leaves (1 full-page signed by Christoffel van Sichem IV and 9 half-page and smaller with his monogram). Late 19th-

      - Alden & Landis 663/79; Tiele, M

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        Histoire abrégée des coquillages de mer, de leurs moeurs, et de leurs amours

      - De l'Imprimerie de Ph.-D. Pierres, A Versailles 1800 - An VIII, in-4 (18,5x25cm), (4) 202pp., relié. - Prima edizione illustrata da stiro Conchology 21 stampata in seppia, disegnata e incisa da Gallien, contenente più figure conchiglie. Un affascinante fascia dello stesso. Mezza pelle di pecora bionda poi. Smooth posteriore ornata con un pezzo di marocchino rosso e pizzo dorato e gioielli. Versione romantica di una conchiglia trattato per la femmina, questo trattato apre con una lettera alle donne per l'istruzione e la cultura scientifica del passato. Il libro, i cui capitoli sono funzioni delimitate in famiglie diverse shell (univalve, bivalve e multi-valvola) è un inventario delle conoscenze e della ricerca sul tema. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition illustrée de 21 planches de conchyliologie imprimées en sépia, dessinées et gravées par Gallien, contenant de multiples figures de coquillages. Un charmant bandeau du même. Reliure en demi basane blonde de l'époque. Dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge et de dentelles et fleurons dorés. Version romantique d'un traité des coquillages des mers destinée à la gente féminine ; ce traité s'ouvre sur une épître aux femmes, en faveur de l'éducation et de la culture scientifique de ces dernières. Le livre, dont les chapitres sont délimités en fonctions des différentes familles de coquillages (univalves, bivalves et multivalves) est un état des lieux des connaissances et des recherches sur le sujet.

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        Considérations géographiques sur l'histoire du Brésil. Examen critique d'une nouvelle histoire générale du Brésil recemment publiée en portugais a Madrid par M. François-Adolphe de Varnhagen chargé d'affaires du Brésil en Espagne. Rapport fait à la société de géographie de Paris dans ses séances des 1er Mai et 5 Juin 1857.Paris, L. Marinet, 1857. 8vo. With 2 folding maps. Modern gold-tooled red half morocco, marbled boards, preserving the printed wrappers.

      - Borba de Moraes, p. 57; Rodriques 301; Sabin 2491; not in Welsh. First separate edition of an interesting account of the history of Brazil by Marie Armand Pascal d'Avezac de Castera-Macaya (1800-1875). It is an extract from the Bulletin de la Société de Géographie (the Août-Octobre 1857 issue) with a separately printed new title-page. It includes two folding maps, one of (the greater part of) South America, especially Brazil and one showing the estuary of the Amazon river.This copy was presented by the author to "La Société Orientale": his autograph dedication in ink is on the front wrapper and a library stamp of the Société Orientale on the title-page.In this work D'Avezac disputes several of Varnhagen's views concerning the period of the discoveries. He does not agree that Vespucci's second voyage was made in the company of Hojeda. Varnhagen defended his position in his Examen de quelques points de l'histoire geographique de Brésil (Paris, 1858). He believed that d'Avezac disagreed with his opinions because he supported the French assertions that the boundaries of French Guyana should stretch to the banks of the Amazon. D'Avezac replied to Varnhagen in Les voyages de Americ Vespuce au compte de l'Espange . (Paris, 1858). It is also a criticism of Varnhagen's work about Vespucci's first voyage. Good presentation copy of a geographical history of Brazil.

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        Relacion del viage, que por orden de su magestad, y acuerdo de el real consejo de Indias . Including: ECHELEVAR, D. Manuel de, J.M. y J. Instruccion exacta, y util de las derrotas, y navegaciones .Cadiz, Don Manuel Espinosa de los Monteros, Impressor de la Real Marina, [1766?-1769]. 4to. With a folding map of the Strait of Magellan drawn and engraved by D.M. de Rueda, dated 1769. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment by the Cadiz printing office's own bindery.

      - CCPB 000351938-4 (7 copies); Howgego, to 1800, N34; Palau 99486; Sabin 55395. Second edition of an account of the voyage to the Strait of Magellan and Strait of Le Maire (which they named Strait of San Vicente) and the first extensive exploration of the latter and its surroundings, by the brothers, Captains Bartolome Garcia (1574-1619) and Gonzalo (1578-1622) De Nodal. Philip III commissioned them to investigate the passage into the Pacific to the south of Tierra del Fuego in 1618 and they gained fame as the first to circumnavigate Tierra del Fuego in 1618-1619. The Dutch navigator Jacob Le Maire had discovered the strait 1615-1617, shortly before the Nodal brothers, and it is still known by his name. The De Nodals' map is more detailed than Le Maire's.From the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps. In good condition. An important work, printed and bound by the printer to the Spanish Royal Navy at Cadiz.

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        Narrative of the life and adventures of Paul Cuffe, a Pequot Indian: during thirty years spent at sea and in travelling in foreign lands.Vernon, Horace N. Bill, 1839. 8vo. Modern cloth.

      - Hill 403; Howgego, 1800-1850, C57; WorldCat (7 copies). First edition of Paul Cuffe(e) junior's narrative, describing his adventurous life at sea. Although Cuffee is identified in the title as a Pequot Indian, he was of Wampanoag and African Ashanti descent and the son of the famous abolitionist and African colonizer with the same name. With his father he made his first voyage in 1813 when he joined the whaler Atlas as a 12-year old harpooner. The ship was seized by the English and Cuffee was held on Jamaica for eight months. He managed to escape and spent the next decades aboard a number of whalers, visiting Brazil, the Azores, Peru, and the Society Islands. The factual narrative makes for interesting reading and "is one of the scarcest and most sought after of all accounts of the American whale-fishery" (Howgego). Some dampstains. Good copy with a clipping from the Mystic Seaport Newsletter on the Paul Cuffe Memorial Fellowship loosely inserted.

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        Drie seer aenmercklijcke reysen nae en door veelerley gewesten in Oost-indien; gedaen van Christophorus Frikius, chirurgijn: Elias Hesse, bergh-schrijver: Christophorus Schweitzer, boekhouder; yeder bysonder, van 't jaer 1675. tot 1686. Utrecht, Willem van de Water, 1694. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 7 engraved plates (1 folding), including 2 signed by Casper Luyken, 2 signed by Jan van Vianen and 3 unsigned (1 by Casper Luyken). Contemporary vellum (rebacked).

      - Landwehr & V.d Krogt, VOC 320; STCN (7 copies); cf. Howgego, to 1800, F75 & S71 & H77; Lach & Van Kley III, pp. 539-542; Rare first and only edition of the Dutch translation by the prolific Dutch writer Simon de Vries, of the well-known accounts of Frick, Hesse and Schweitzer, three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). The first account is by Christoph Frick (1659-after 1717) and was originally published in in 1692 as Ost-Indianische Räysen und Krieges-Dienste. He served the VOC as a surgeon from 1680 until 1685. Of primary interest is his account of the war with Bantam in 1682.The second account is by Elias Hesse (1659- after 1689) and was first published in 1687 as Ost-Indische Reise-Beschreibung. "In addition to descriptions of Sumatra and the mines, Hesse describes Java, Batavia, and the Malabar coast of India. Some of his descriptions were borrowed from other works - especially the material on India - but much of it was, if not new, at least based on his own observations" (Lach & Van Kley).The third account is by Christoph Schweitzer and was first published in 1688 as Journal- und Tagebuch. After a brief stay on Java, he was assigned to Ceylon, where he spent the remainder of his five-year enlistment. "Much can be learned from Schweitzer's journal about the daily life of VOC soldiers and the society they created in the Dutch outposts" (Lach & Van Kley).Some occasional faint foxing. Binding skilfully rebacked. Very good copy.

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        Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in his Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper. With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations.London, (printed by William Clowes for) John Murray, 1821. Large 4to (27 x 21.5 cm). With 6 engraved maps and charts (4 folding), and 14 plates (9 lithographed and 5 engraved); many figures and tables in the text (1 folding). Contemporary richly gold-tooled calf.With: (2) SABINE, Edward. The North georgia gazette and winter chronicle.London, (printed by William Clowes for) John Murray, 1821. 4to. Later half calf. Untrimmed, leaving deckles intact.

      - Ad 1: Arctic bibl. 13145 note; Howgego, 1800-1850, P9; Sabin 58860; cf. Hill 1311 (1st edition); ad 2: cf. Chavanne 1438 (different imprint). Second, corrected edition of Parry's account of his voyage in search of the Northwest Passage. Having sailed to the Arctic under John Ross, Parry believed that Lancaster Sound could provide the opening to the western sea. Equipped with two ships, the Hecla and the Gripper, he set out to confirm his suspicion in 1819. Parry discovered Prince Regent's Inlet, Melville Sound, and Banks Island, and surveyed the south shores of Barrow Strait. He reached 110° West longitude, but ice halted further westward advance. The crew wintered in Winter Harbour, and during this long winter Edward Sabine edited a periodical journal, The North Georgia gazette, and winter chronicle. This periodical was afterwards published by John Murray, and is here offered together with Parry's narrative. Our copy, moreover, has a hand-written inscription by Parry, pasted on the front flyleaf: "Admit the bearer, W.E. Parry". Front board of the narrative slightly damaged; with the engraved bookplate of Samuel Neale. An attractive set, kept together in a slipcase.

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        An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty, for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour.London, W. Strahan, T. Cadell, 1773. 3 volumes. Large 4to (29.5 x 24.5 cm). With 28 engraved charts and views of coasts, bays and estuaries (several large folding) and 23 numbered engraved illustrations (topographic views, portraits, etc., mostly folding). Contemporary uniform mottled calf, gold-tooled spines.

      - Beddie 648; ESTC T74465; Hill 782; Holmes 5; Mendelssohn I, p. 377; Sabin 30934 ("The first edition, to be preferred for its plates"); Howgego, to 1800, C173. First edition (first issue) of the official account of James Cook's first voyage, edited from Cook's journals by John Hawkesworth. Although Hawkesworth was heavily criticized for his sloppy editorial work and his use of the first person, the account is of great historical significance, especially for its finely executed illustrations. The first volume relates the voyages of Byron, Carteret and Wallis (the discoverer of Tahiti), and volumes two and three are devoted to Cook's voyage. Cook was appointed commander of the Endeavour to sail for Tahiti to observe the transit of Venus and to search for the hypothetical Terra Australis, whose existence had been proposed by the geographer Alexander Dalrymple. In Tahiti he duly observed the transit and then sailed south in search of the southern continent until bad weather forced him to turn north again. In October 1769 the crew sighted the northern Island of New Zealand. Cook spent many weeks surveying New Zealand and his remarkably accurate chart, included in the second volume, remains a major achievement. From New Zealand he steered westward, heading for the east coast of Australia. Cook surveyed and charted almost the whole coast of New South Wales and proved that New Holland (Australia) and New Guinea were two separate islands. According to Holmes there are several issues of the first edition and the "earliest issues lack the directions for placing the cuts and the 'Chart of the Streight of Magellan' " (Holmes ). Our copy includes the directions for the binder, but lacks the chart of the Strait of Magellan.All volumes have some leaves foxed or browned, but otherwise in very good condition. Bindings scuffed at the extremities and worn in the joints, with a long crack in the joint of the front board of volume 1, but otherwise good.

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        The History of the Campaigns in Germany and Italy and Switzerland 1796-1799 (4 Volume Set)

      J. Barfield 1800 - 4 volume set. 8vo, 23 cm. Contemporary 1/2 leather worn, with covers separated. Marbled boards and end pages. Collated. Vol I: xx, 379 pp. Vol II: xvii, [1], 306 pp. Vol III: xvii, [1], 383, [1] pp. Vol IV: xviii, 367, [1] pp. 15 (of 16) folding maps (lacking 1 in Vol I). 1 map in Vol I has tear to anchor, some in Vols II and IV have repairs to the rear of some of the maps. Sometimes ascribed to Thomas Graham, Baron Lynedoch. cf. Halkett & Laing. History of the campaign of 1797 in Italy & Germany.; History of the campaign of 1799 in Germany & Switzerland.; History of the campaign of 1799 in Italy. An important military record of the French Revolutionary wars. Describes young Napoleon?s campaigns primarily through Italy and Germany from 1796-1799, lovely maps showing sieges and the movement of armies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIFE AND EXPLOITS OF MANSONG, COMMONLY CALLED Three-finger'd Jack, the terror of Jamaica. With a particular account of the Obi; Being the only true one of the celebrated and fascinating Mischief, so prevalent in the West Indies. On which is founded The popular pantomimical Drama of Obi; or, Thee-fingered jack, Performed at the Theatre-Royal, Haymarket; An accurate Description of which is also added. By William Burdett, Many Years Overseer of a Plantation in Jamaica. Third edition. Price One Shilling.

      60 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Bound in later brown paper wraps, titled by hand. 12mo. Frontispiece and title spotted; else a very good copy of a scarce title, one of many publications about the notorious runaway slave who terrorised the white settlers of Jamaica during the last few months of 1780 until he was hunted down and killed early in1781.

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        Instructive Rambles Extended in London, and the Adjacent Villages. Designed to amuse the mind and improve the understanding of youth. 2 vols.

      Printed by and for Sampson Low, Berwick Street, Soho: and sold by E. Newbery, St Paul's Church-Yard. 1800 [2], ii, iv, iv, 187, [1]pp; [2], 194pp, complete with half titles & final ad. leaf, 2 engr. frontispieces; 12mo. Full contemp. tree calf; expert repairs to joints and head & tail of spines.ESTC T106462, BL and Senate House only in U.K.; 4 copies in North America and 1 in Australia at N.S.W.; Roscoe J156. FIRST EDITION. 'The sprightliness of children requires a lightness in their studies.' Helme also wrote various novels as well as translating children's plays.

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        Corografia del Ducato di Ferrara con la delineazione delle Citta', Castelli, Terre...(Grande carta piu' volte ripiegate)

      s.e, 1800. Carta topografica suddivisa in 32 riquadri telati, cm 90 x 67, incisa all'acquaforte. Contenuta in cartella e cofanetto rivestito in carta remondiniana. Terzo stato di questa carta pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1758 da Ambrogio Baruffaldi e, in seguito, nel 1782. Questo terzo stato presenta l'abrasione su lastra del nome del Baruffaldi e la dedicatoria alla Maesta' di Francesco II nel cartiglio sulla parte alta a sinistra. Questa carta raffigura in modo particolarmente dettagliato la rete idrografica e quella viaria della zona che comprende l'area tra Modena, Ravenna, Mirandola, Legnago, Rovigo e al centro Ferrara ITA

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        Annuaire métérologique pour les années 1799-1810; à l'usage de ceux qui aiment la météorologie, et qui se livrent aux observations atmosphériques

      Paris, vol. II : Deterville; IV : Huzard; vol. VII-XII : Maillard,Treuttel et Würtz, Dentu, Gérard, 1800. vol. II : 1800; IV-V : 1802-1803; vol. VII-XII : 1806-1810, vol. II : 1800; IV-V : 1802-1803; vol. VII-XII : 1806-1810, in-8, 8 vol. numérotés de II. 129 p.; IV. 163 p.; V. 166p.; VII. 207p.; VIII. 208p.; IX. 220p.; X. 214p.; XI. 194p, II- IV : couverture d'attente ; V : demi-basane rouge; VII-XII : percaline verte, titre et nerfs dorés, Série incomplète mais très rare. Jean-Baptiste de Lamark (1744-1829) naturaliste, professeur de zoologie au Muséum d'histoire naturelle, membre de l'Académie royale des Sciences. La météorologie est le premier domaine scientifique au sujet duquel Lamarck a écrit un mémoire, par ailleurs bien reçu par l'Académie."In 1797, he began publishing articles on meteorology and attempting to provide theoretical explanations for factors causing weather change".Évolutionniste, il ne réussit pas à prouver sa théorie par l'expérience. Cependant, l'étude de la météorologie nourrit sa théorie de l'évolution : "climate was an important factor in his theory , it would be important to seek the laws regulating changes in climate and therefore perhaps be able to predict or understand changes in organisms more fully" (DSB p.587-588) Ouvrages intéressants, dont la publication fut arrêtée suite aux reproches de Napoléon. En effet, il lui aurait été rapporté que Lamarck faisait des Almanachs, ce qui déconsidérait l'Académie. vol. II : in-12 vol. V : reliure légèrement usée. vol. VII-XII : reliure légèrement usée, la teinte des tranches a débordé en marges de certains feuillets. Néanmoins, bel ensemble

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        A CONCISE ABRIDGEMENT OF NATURAL HISTORY, in five volumes. Consisting of the following Subjects. Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, &c. Insects, Trees and Flowers, &c. For the Juvenile; or, Child's Library.

      Five volumes, each approximately 70 pages. Each illustrated with a fine engraved frontispiece and with numerous wood-engravings throughout. Each bound in paper-covered boards with shaped printed paper labels. First editions thus. Rear endpapers lacking in Plants and in Quadrupeds; some expert repairs to spines; little rubbed and worn; else an excellent set.Text taken from George Riley's Beauties of Creation, the rights of which Marshall purchased. Five of the woodcuts in volume I are signed by Bewick. The Juvenile; or Child's Library was a boxed library issued by John Marshall in 1800. It was comprised of 19 volumes plus a memorandum book, and was housed in wooden box designed to look like a bookcase. However, each of the titles could be purchased individually.

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        Mécanique philosophique ou analyse raisonnée des diverses parties de la science de l'équilibre et du mouvement

      Paris, de l'imprimerie de la République, An VIII, (1800) in 4°, de 2ff. VIIpp. 477pp. 1f., demi-percaline grise moderne, mouillures en marge int. et restauration en marge du feuillet d'errata in fine. Edition originale, tirée à part du Journal de l'Ecole Polytechnique (tome III, 7e et 8e cahiers). C'est en 1794 que Prony s'implique aux côtés de Monge dans la création de l'Ecole Polytechnique. Lagrange et Prony sont chargés en commun des cours de Mécanique, mais c'est Prony qui en occupe le plus souvent la chaire. Cet ouvrage majeur, conçu sous forme synoptique, reprend l'essentiel des cours dispensés alors par Prony, et il servira tout au long du XIXe siècle. Initialement prévu en 5 parties, les deux dernières annoncées au verso du titre n'ont jamais paru. ¶ Sotheran n°3844: "The author was one of the first to apply to practical purposes the discoveries and progressin theoretical mechanics made during the second half of the XVIII Century, and was the inventor of a frictional dynamometer known by his name." - DSB XI/p. 164 "(Prony) proposed to do for mechanics what Fourcroy had done for chemistry in Philosophie chimique (1792), namely to give a taxonomy of the theorems of mechanics..."- Bibliotheca mechanica p. 268/70

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        Fine Document Signed to his neighbour FERDINAND IV of NAPLES (1742-1823, from 14th March 1800 Pope)

      1800 - (1751-1825), in Italian with translation, informing him "without delay of what has just come recently to hand from Cardinal MARTINIANA Bishop of Vercelli", (between Milan and Turin), "of the 26th June through his nephew Count Alciati", that First Consul BONAPARTE on the 25th June, "on his way back to Paris, had communicated his ardent desire to regularize Ecclesiastical affairs in France, and in the mean time was labouring to bring peace abroad", and wished "to open negotiations between us and him personally . pledging all in his power for the Holy See to recover all its States . He said that he had abandoned all the Intruding clergy", ('tutti gl'Intrusi'), "and did not even wish to discuss the subject. However, he made it clear that he was not able to commit to allowing back the Bishops who had emigrated, because, as he said, they do not agree with France, and finished by saying it was appropriate to nominate new people in their place, by the person who will exercise Sovereignty in France, and who, canonically instituted, will receive their mission and their Bulls from the Holy See. And as to their stipends, he proposes giving them a living allowance, until circumstances permit him to assign them real property". Pius continues, "we are resolved not to say a word on temporalities, nor enter at all into this matter, but only to keep strictly to the spiritualities, which by the duty of Our Apostolic Ministry we must have at heart. Accordingly we intend to tell him . that it gives us such joy to see brought back to the fold of Jesus Christ so many millions of souls in such vast expanses of country, and in all of which we will be allowed . to cooperate", adding "We thought fit . that . in the present state of affairs Your Majesty be kept informed of what involves us", and be given "timely notice". Pius assures Ferdinand of his "constant inclination" to "Your Majesty's service", and ends with his Apostolic Blessing. 2 sides folio and conjugate blank, St. Mary Major, Rome, "in the 1st Year of Our Pontificate", 8th July tiny closed tear in outer edge of side 1, a few other tiny holes barely touching neighbouring letters, otherwise in fine condition Written only 5 days after Pius VII's return to Rome, following the famous Conclave at Venice of 1799-1800. Napoleon had re-taken Lombardy from the Austrians at Marengo on the 14th June 1800. On the 25th he saw Martiniana and Martiniana wrote the very next day. The present letter uses many of the same words and phrases. In fact, Pius sent Mgr. Spina, a stronger negotiator than the Cardinal, whom Bonaparte had already met at Valence when returning from Egypt, followed by Consalvi, his long-serving Secretary of State. Napoleon's 'reconciliation' of the French Republic with Roman Catholicism, recognising it as the religion of the majority of the people, closes an epoch in the history of the Revolution. While his motives remained political, he believed religion to be cohesive of society, and so a force for peace at home. Freedom of public worship was restored, but under his strict control of higher appointments, with a great reduction in the number of dioceses, since the land supporting them had all been alienated. 'Intruding clergy' refers to the 'Constitution civile du clergé', voted by the Assembly in 1790. Those who swore to it numbered about half, though only four were Bishops. Those who did not were deprived, many emigrated, in particular the bishops, who were replaced by 'jureurs', known by their opponents as 'les Intrus', here 'gl'Intrusi'. Napoleon, therefore, proposes to re-start the episcopate from scratch. For the closeness of this letter to the actual Concordat, see Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer, 'Commentaire du Concordat de 1801 entre la France et le Saint-Siège', in Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique, Vol. 102:1, 2007, pp. 124-154, which also examines Napoleon's and Pius' thinking. For their stormy personal relations, the Coronation of 1804 and Pius' later imprisonments, while the F [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        New York From Hobuck Ferry House New Jersey

      . by F. Jukes No. 10 Howland Street and by Al. Robertson Columbian Academy Liberty Street New York, London, New York 1800 - Hand finished colour aquatint engraved by Francis Jukes. Lovely colour aquatint view of New York City from Hoboken in New Jersey by a noted British artist This handsome landscape encompasses a farmhouse overlooking the Hudson, a dock and in the distance, New York City as it was at the end of the 18th century. The farmhouse on the hill was, according to Gloria Deák, the Van Boskerck house and it served as a summer house for Alexander Robertson, the artist. One senses the peacefulness and pleasantness of the place in the rounded hills, the trees and lawn and of course the river rolling by. All the tumult of the city is seen as distant and vague. This view is one of a series of four views executed by the British artist Alexander Robertson in 1796, each engraved in aquatint in London by Francis Jukes. Deák notes: "Embraced in the view is what Robertson probably considered the best of two worlds: the dense, man-designed metropolis of Manhattan, where he conducted a flourishing art school with his brother, and the pastoral surroundings of this summer retreat, which he could reach via a short ferry ride across the Hudson River." Alexander Robertson was a Scottish-born miniaturist, landscape painter and teacher of art. He immigrated to New York in 1792 where he joined his older brother Archibald (1765-1835), also an artist. Together they ran the Columbian Academy of Painting, one of the earliest art schools in America. Robertson exhibited regularly at the American Academy, where he was member from 1817 and served as Secretary from 1817 to 1825 and Keeper from 1820 to 1835. Deak, Picturing America 216; Groce and Wallace, p.540.

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