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        The Maggot-bearing Stapelia

      London:: Dr. Thornton, Hinde Street,. 1801.. Elephant folio aquatint, stipple and line, printed in color and finished by hand from Dr. Thornton's landmark work the "Temple of Flora". This is the 1st state of this print. This striking catus-like image shows the strong vertical fleshy leaves, with an open orangey bloom open in the center. The background has the appearance of a Rocky Mountain scene, with a large pine tree and mountain off to the right, a cloud above it. There is a river in the middle ground, with a snake & fly in the foreground. Henderson, pinx., Caldwall, sculp. July 1, 1801. Impression mark 40 x 52 cm, with wide margins. Dunthorne p. 250, State I. Very strong impression with bright original color.

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        Ueber den Ursprung und Charakter des Krieges gegen die Französische Revoluzion (!).

      Berlin, Heinrich Frölich 1801 - Erste Ausgabe. Goedecke VI, 191, 16; ADB VIII, S. 577–593. - Diese Arbeit gehört unstreitig zu dem Besten, was Gentz schrieb. (ADB VIII, S. 580). - Friedrich von Gentz (1764 Breslau - 1832 Wien) war einflussreicher deutsch-österreichischer Schriftsteller, Staatsdenker und Politiker und Berater von Fürst Metternich. - Deckblätter etwas braunfleckig, sonst überwiegend sauberes und schönes Exemplar; aus fürstl. Bibliothek Titel, 333 Seiten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Journey from London to the Isle of Wight

      Oriental Press, London: Edward Harding, 1801 2 volumes bound as 1. The Large paper edition. In contemporary brown leather, some wear, tips repaired, gilt tooling at edges. Spine has been relaid retaining most of the old, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to red and black leather labels. Internally, gilt tooling to inlays, green marbled endpapers, joints discreetly strengthened front & rear, both half titles present, 2 folding engraved maps hand coloured in outline, 47 engraved plates as called for. Vol 1, London to Dover, (ix), [2], 205 pp, 27 pl, 1 Map hand coloured in outline, printed at the Oriental Press by Wilson & Co, Wild Court, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. Vol 2, Dover to the Isle of Wight, [6], 217 pp, [3], 20 pl, 1 Map hand coloured in outline, endpapers a little browned. Plates and text pages exceptionally clean. A very nice copy rarely found as good!(per COPAC there should have been a Tour from the Isle of Wight to Land's End but it was not completed) Brunet 479. Allibone 1554.Pennant, naturalist, traveller, and writer, was from a long-standing family: the estate, centered upon the ancient house at Bychton, had been owned by Pennants since the Norman conquest although the first to take that name, from the Welsh ‘Pen y Nant’, was Daffyd ap Tudor in the fifteenth century. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

      J. Johnson, J. Nichols et al, London 1801 - Nineteen volumes complete - Volume One - ix, [3], iii-xviii, 540pp, [2]; Volume Two - xlvi, xxii, 23-428pp; Volume Three - 456pp; Volume Four - 440pp; Volume Five - iv, 472pp; Volume Six - xvi, 358pp; Volume Seven - vii, [1], 436pp; Volume Eight - [2], 438pp; Volume Nine - iv, 426pp; Volume Ten - [2], 397pp, [1]; Volume Eleven - viii, 486pp; Volume Twelve - viii, 495pp, [1]; Volume Thirteen - viii, 472pp; Volume Fourteen - [4], 385pp, [1]; Volume Fifteen - [4], 431pp, [1]; Volume Sixteen - iv, 375pp, [1]; Volume Seventeen - v, 480pp; Volume Eighteen - vii, [1], 464pp and Volume Nineteen - vi, 396pp. Uniform half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth spines divided into five panels, running title to second panel, volume number to fourth, third panel has a later calf title label, remaining panels with rectangular gilt device. Spines lightly faded, rubbed to extremities, previous owners armorial bookplate (Sir Baldwin Leighton - presumably the Seventh Baronet, but possibly the Sixth) to front boards and previous owners name again to front pastedowns. Internally some browning and foxing, usually light, but occasionally heavier, occasional soiling but generally fairly clean, one or two gatherings slightly loose, but attached, black ink mark to ffep of volume one, frontispiece off-set onto title. Half-title and engraved portrait frontispiece to volume one. The first of the "Nichols's" editions, Teerink-Scouten 129 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Driving Elephants into a Keddah

      London 1801 - Edward Orme From drawings by Colonel Ward Views in Hindoostan London: 1801-1804 Hand-colored aquatint engraving 16 ½” x 23”; 23 1/2” x 27 1/2” framed The 24 views of India depicted in this work were redrawn and published by Edward Orme. Colonel Ward, a skilled amateur artist and member of the Madras Army, originally drew the sketches that Orme reworked for Views of Hindostan. Richard Chase, the mayor of Madras to whom this publication was dedicated, acquired a number of Ward’s sketches and passed them onto Orme. At the time of this publication there was a renewed interest in India, as the Fourth Mysore War had recently ended. The Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1798-1799) was a war in South India between the Kingdom of Mysore and the British East India Company under Lord Wellesley. The war ended with the siege of Seringapatam, the capital of Mysore, and the killing of Tipu Sultan, the rebel leader of Mysore, by the British in 1799. William Orme was a talented landscape painter, who exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1797 and 1819. In addition to Views of Hindostan, Orme was involved in several other publications including J. Walker’s The Itinerant (1799), Francis William Blagdon’s A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India (1806) and F.B. Solvyn’s The Costumes of Hindostan (1805).

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        The Maggot-bearing Stapelia.

      Dr. Thornton, Hinde Street,, London: 1801 - Elephant folio aquatint, stipple and line, printed in color and finished by hand from Dr. Thornton's landmark work the "Temple of Flora". This is the 1st state of this print. This striking catus-like image shows the strong vertical fleshy leaves, with an open orangey bloom open in the center. The background has the appearance of a Rocky Mountain scene, with a large pine tree and mountain off to the right, a cloud above it. There is a river in the middle ground, with a snake & fly in the foreground. Henderson, pinx., Caldwall, sculp. July 1, 1801. Impression mark 40 x 52 cm, with wide margins. Dunthorne p. 250, State I. Very strong impression with bright original color.

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        L'Art de faire, gouverner et perfectionner les vins

      Paris, Delalain Fils, de l'imprimerie de Marchant an X-1801 - In-8°, broché, couv. bleue d'attente de l'époque, ex. non rogné, IV + 194 + 2 pp EDITION ORIGINALE RARE ET RECHERCHEE de ce traité d'oenologie, portant l'adresse du 29 quai des Augustins et la mention "imprimerie de Marchant". Notre exemplaire présenterait toutefois, selon Chwartz, les caractéristiques du 3ème tirage (la 8ème ligne de texte de la page de titre se termine en effet par le mot "de" alors que, dans les deux premiers tirages, elle se termine par le mot "départemens") Oberlé 949 (pour le 1er tirage), Oberlé-Fritsch 118 (pour le 3ème tirage) Ex-libris armorié. Dos et couverture restaurés

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        Autograph letter signed („Humboldt").

      Cartagena (Kolumbien), 30. III. 1801. - Large 4to. 2 pp. Unknown letter from his trip to America, written to the unnamed businessman Luis de la Cuesta at Havana, giving some news from his arrival at Cartagena. On June 5, 1799, Humboldt and Bonpland had started their research trip to Latin America. Reaching Venezuela on July 16, they explored the environment of Cumaná and went the Orinoco by ship (March to June, 1800). Both went from Venezuela to Cuba, and afterwards to Colombia, where they have reached Cartagena that very day on which Humboldt wrote the present letter. „Le Courier, mon respectable ami, part le même jour de notre arrivée en ce port, de sorte que j’aime de profiter de cette occasion pour Vous donner un signe de vie et pour Vous réitérer les sentimens de reconnaissance et d’attachement que Vos bontés m’ont inspiré. Nous sommes sain et sauf, mais la Navigation était détestable. 21 jours de traversée. D’abord nous perdîmes quelques jours en entrant à la Trinité (où j’ai été très très bien accueilli) puis des calmes sans fin et puis une recalada à sotto viento dans le Golfe du Darien parce que le Pilote ne compta pas sur les Courant et se mefiant de mon Chronometre qui, tel que la suite a prouvé, ne manquant pas d’une mille. Sur la Cote nous eumes des brizes très fortes et une mer terrible. Nous étions toujours sou l’eau. Nous entrames dans le Rio Sinu pays sauvage qui porte encore cette empreinte d’une terre vierge et intacte. Que cette Amérique meridionale est belle. Je croyais revoir les forets du Rio Negro et du Casiquiare. Le Domingo de Ramos, justement le même jour que je fis naufrage dans l’Orinoco, nous fumes en grand danger devant le port de Carthagene. Un coup de vent nous submergea et el timon no governava mas. Je crois presque que je ne pourrai pas resister au plaisir d’aller par S[anta] Fe [de Bogota] et Popayan. On dit que les occasions de Panama sont très rares. Oserais-je Vous prier de vouloir bien faire passer l’incluse à mon frere par la voye de Hambourg ou du Nord Amerique [.]. Bonpland Vous salue de tout son coeur. Nos respects à Mad. Votre digne épouse, le bon Mr. Ascarate, Mr. de Santa-Maria, le Cte Orelly [.]". - Letters from Humboldt’s travels through America are of utmost rarity. - Somewhat browned and spotty; some damage to edges.

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        The Life of George Washington, Late President and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America.

      H. & P. Rice, and James Rice; Printed By Joseph Charless, Philadelphia and Baltimore 1801 - First US edition, 1801, preceding the 1807 purported first American edition listed in Sabin 16915. Rough copy without covers and without the probable frontis portrait that was included in the 1807 edition. Calf spine, about 17cm tall, 204, [3], 1p. publisher's ad. Begins with title page (detached) with attached blank at end. Spine chipped, text block holding together, title page and blank age-toned and lightly chipped at the edges, remaining contents very good with light to moderate foxing, name of J. G. Whitehorne at top of title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Instruction sur la vérification et la marque des Nouvelles Mesures de Longueur, ainsi que des nouvelles Membrures pour mesurer les bois de chauffage - Instruction sur la vérification et la marque des Mesures de Capacité - Instruction sur la Vérification des Poids.

      De l'Imprimerie des Sourds-Muets 1801 - Instruction sur la vérification et la marque des Nouvelles Mesures de Longueur, ainsi que des nouvelles Membrures pour mesurer les bois de chauffage - Instruction sur la vérification et la marque des Mesures de Capacité - Instruction sur la Vérification des Poids. ; 1 vol. in-8 br., sans couv., De l'Imprimerie des Sourds-Muets, rue et Faubourg Saint-Jacques, n° 115, sous la direction d'Adrien Le Clère, Messidor An 9 [ circa mai-juin 1801 ], 24-62-28 pp. et 4 grandes planches dépliantes. Bon exemplaire (sans couv., planches en bel état) de ce recueil d'Instruction relatives aux Poids et Mesures. Rare. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Six Picturesque Views in North Wales

      T Bensley, London: J Mawman, 1801 Engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, from Drawings made on the Spot: With Poetical reflections on leaving that country. In modern quarter dark green leather with green marbled boards, corners very lightly bumped. Spine, has raised bands, title in gilt to red leather label. Internally, new endpapers, original paper wrapper title tipped on to fpd, small tear repair to frontis corner, faded ink name to titlepage at head GJ Ball & E John), small old ink "c" to corner of 1 plate, 32 pp, 6 tissue guarded full size plates, minimum of browning. Views are: Fall of the River Machno. Pont y Pair. Conway Castle. Pulpit of Hugh Llwyd. Pont y Glynn & Bedgelert Church. This follows the publication of 4 Picturesque Views in North Wales in 1798 by Broughton which was much larger in size. A lovely copy of an uncommon title.(Graesse 548. COPAC. WorldCat)Samuel Alken trained as an architect. His earliest publication was A New Book of Ornaments (1779), he seems to have lived by watercolours, aquatints, and etchings, although he may have had another occupation as a drawing-master or craftsman. In 1784 he published a set of sporting landscapes after Samuel Howitt and later issued a series of excellent aquatints after caricature drawings by Thomas Rowlandson. In 1789 he added the aquatint to Rowlandson's etchings of a set of shooting scenes designed by George Morland. During the 1790s he aquatinted a large number of plates for sets and books of picturesque views in the lakes, Wales, Ireland, Switzerland, and other places. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Simia Apella. Le Sajou

      La Menagerie du Museum National d' Histoire Naturelle. Lacépède, Bernard Germain de., 1801-04. Size: 400 x 285 mm. Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Very good condition,slight browning around edge of paper. Fabulous engraving of a female monkey from one of the finest examples of eighteenth century french natural history illustratrion.The prominent french naturalist Bernard-Germain-Étienne de La Ville-sur-Illon, comte de Lacépède 1756-1825 compiled 'La Menagerie du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle', a catalogue of the various species of quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians in the impressive collection of the zoo attached to the Museum of Natural History where he was professor of zoology. Engraved by MIGER, Simon Charles.

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        Plans of the Principal Harbours, Bays, & Roads, in St. George's and the Bristol Channels, from Surveys made Under the Direction of the Lords of the Admiralty: By the late intelligent and ingenious Hydrographer, Lewis Morris, Esq. with Hints on Improv

      ments Necessary to be made for the Greater Security Of the Navigation on the Coast of Wales: Together with some Useful Tables for Mariners. With Additional Observations, from Surveys lately made by William Morris. Shrewbury: Printed for the Author, - by Sandford and Maddocks:1801, tall 4to., 22 x 31cm [8.5 x 12.25ins], xii, 32 finely engraved charts by William Simpkins (some folding), 21 pp., includes list of subscribers together with list of Officers of His Majesty's Navy, bound in twentieth century buckram with contrasting black morocco title label and lettered in gilt. A generally VG+ clean complete copy of this scarce and important work with excellent early charts. Lewis Morris published his book of charts of the coast of Wales in 1748. His son William updated and expanded the work in 1801. This is the son’s updated effort. The plates are new, but many of the charts derive from his father’s work. The charts show:- Plan of the Bays, Bars and Harbours, of Liverpool and Chester (very large folding map by William Morris); Plan of the Bay and Harbour of Conway; The Entrance of Beaumaris River The Sound and Cross Road; Traeth Coch or Red Wharf, Bay, Bar, and Harbour; Dulas Bay, & Harbour; Amlwch Port in the North of Anglesey; Camlyn Bay, & Harbour, and the Coal Rock; Holy Head Bay Road and Harbour; Malldraeth and Aberffraw Creeks, and Llanddwyn Road in Caernarvon Bay; Caernarvon Bay, Bar and Harbour; and Llanddwynwen Road; Porthdinlleyn & Nevyn Bay and Harbour; Bardsey Isle in Welch Ynys Enllif; The North Entrance of Bardsey Sound and the Roads in Caernarvnonshire; Aberdaron Road the South East side of Bardsey Sound in Caernarvonshire; St. Tudwals Road, and Keirlad Road; Pwllheli Bay, Bar & Harbour; Barmouth Bay, Bars & Harbour; Aberdovey Bay, Bar and Harbour; Aberystwith Bay, Bar & Harbour; Aberavon and New Key Bay, Bar & Harbours; Cardigan, Bay, Bar and Harbour; Newport Bay & Harbour in Pembrokeshire; Fiscard Bay & Harbour in Pembrokeshire; The Roads in Ramsay Sound, on St. David's Head, in Pembrokeshire; Solvach Bay & Harbour in Brides Bay, Pembrokeshire; Goldtop Road in St Bride's Bay, near Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire; A Plan of Milford Haven, in the County of Pembroke, South Wales; Tenby Harbour & Road, and Caldey Roads, in Bristol Channel; Carmarthen, Lougharn, and Cydwely, Bay, Bar, and Harbours; Burry Bay, Bar and Harbour; Swansea, Neath Aberafon and the Mumble Flats; Bay, Bars and Harbours; A Plan of the Bay and Harbour of Dublin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel du forestier, ou traité élémentaire; contenant le balivage, le martelage, les ventes et exploitation des coupes annuelles, l'estimation d'icelles, leur récolement, l'aménagement, le bornement et la régénération des forêts; suivi du traité des pépinières : leur culture, semis et plantation, appuyé par la pratique. Dédié à la nouvelle administration forestière, et présenté au 1er consul Bonaparte, par le C. Richard

      Mérigot, (1801), an IX, Paris - In-12. Collation : XX, 259, (6) pp. Demi-basane brune, dos orné, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.). Seule édition de ce livre étonnament rare. Le Catalogue Collectif de France ne donne que deux exemplaires et aucun à la BNF. L'auteur était maître particulier de la Maîtrise provisoire de Mortagne, dans l'Orne. Jacquemart, Bibliographie forestière 186.

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        MARY STUART, A Tragedy

      London: Printed by G. Auld, Greville-Street, Holborn; for Cotta, Tubingen; sold by Escher, Gerard-Street, Soho; and Geisweller, , 1801 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches high. Half title, title, xvi, Persons of the Drama, Errata, 224 pages (lacking rear endpaper). Blue boards with taupe paper spine, title in ink on cover. Condition of book is GOOD; Moderate wear to boards & spine, front & rear hinges very weak, most pages are very clean, some are lightly toned, no foxing or staining, a few notes in ink in the margins of pages 218 and 219. Bookplate of Victor Lange on front pastedown. Drama Rare RGR.

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        Punica granatum. Grenadier a fruits doux

      Paris.. Ca. 1801- 1819.. Stipple engraving printed in color with added hand color, plate 12 x 9 inches on sheet 16 x 10 inches. Light scattered foxing. Very good condition. An exquisite botanical print of a pomegranate highlighting the artistry of Pierre Joseph Redoute in combination with the subtle technique of stipple engraving. The celebrated botanical artist Redoute (1759-1840) had the distinction of receiving the patronage of Marie Antoinette before the French Revolution as well as that of the Empress Josephine following the Reign of Terror. This fine example of botanical art was published in "Traite des Arbres et Arbustes que l'on cultive en france en pleine terre. Seconde edition 'nouveau Duhamel' considerablement augmentee" (Dunthorne 243) which documented trees and shrubs cultivated in France. This is plate 11 from Volume 4. .

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        Travels Round the World, Performed by Sea and Land, in the Years 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771

      Joseph & James Crukshank, Philadelphia, Pa. 1801 - 108 p.; 14 cm. Original brown cloth spine with brown speckled paper over boards. Old paper label on spine with blue printed border and "232" in ink in the center. "118" written on front board. Front fixed endpaper bears oval bookplate of the Aimwell School Library. This was probably the school founded in 1796 in Philadelphia by three Quaker women. Originally called the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children, the name Aimwell School was adopted in 1807. The author's journeys included travelling up the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Natchitoches and later riding across Texas. Its translation into English provided one of the earliest descriptions of Texas in that language. See Howes P-13; no American edition is noted. Not in Early American Imprints, ser. II (Shaw-Shoemaker). Very scarce. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed; small loss of cloth on spine; corners are rubbed and bumped; occasional foxing; otherwise pages are clean and tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Traveller's Director Through Ireland; Being a Topographical Description not only of all the Roads but of the Several Cities, Towns, Villages, Parishes, Cathedrals, Churches, Abbeys, Castles, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Harbours, and the Seats of Noblemen an Gentlemen on those Roads

      Printed by Stockdale - 1801. Hardback. 224pp. Bound in leather with gilt to spine. Leather is scuffed. Discolouring to pages, as expected. One map has been repaired. Second map is torn. Extended title: The Traveller's Director Through Ireland; Being a Topographical Description not only of all the Roads but of the Several Cities, Towns, Villages, Parishes, Cathedrals, Churches, Abbeys, Castles, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Harbours, and the Seats of Noblemen an Gentlemen on those Roads: their Antiquities and Present State Respecting Parliamentary Representation, Patronage, Trade, Manufactures, Commerce, Markets, Fairs, Distances from each Other, and Natural Curiosities; with an Account of their Foundations, Vicissitudes, Battles, Sieges, and other remarkable Events that have occured at them insomuch, that this Work Comprehends itself, an Accurate Irish Itinerary, an Extensive Irish Gazetteer, an Irish Chronological Remebrancer, and an Epitome of the Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military and Natural History of Ireland, From the Earliest Accounts tot he Present Year. And every Information Necessary for the Resident, or the Stranger. Embellished with two Elegant Maps ; One of the Roads and Post Towns in Ireland, the Other of the City of Dublin. James Solas Dodd's Traveller's 'Director' is a less well known guide to Ireland, published in 1801 to cater for English people wishing to holiday in Ireland. The book begins with a description of Dublin city, including a detailed engraved map. He then tours the country following all the main roads throughout the island. For each place he describes the topography, economy, public buildings, gentlemen's houses, religious buildings, antiquities, curiosities, and gives a lot of historical information. The book concludes with a section on the major natural curiosities in Ireland (e.g. the Giant's Causeway), and a guide to getting to Ireland from England.The book contains an excellent map of Ireland by Stockdale. Keywords: 19th Century Ireland. First edition copy. . . . Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland .

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        REMARKS ON THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; DRAWN UP FROM HIS OWN OBSERVATIONS, AND FROM THE OBSERVATIONS OF OTHER TRAVELLERS.

      Dublin: Printed by William M'Kenzie, [?]. 1801 - 72pp. Dbd. Occasional light foxing and dampstaining. Contemporary manuscript text correction on p.20. A good copy. Lacks the half title. A pamphlet highly critical of the United States, based on the author's personal experience in America and the works of other authors. The text consists of Hull's observations, "founded chiefly on actual experience," supported by numerous, lengthy quotes from other late-18th-century travelers to the United States, primarily the Duc de La Rochefoucauld- Liancourt and Isaac Weld. Intended for potential emigrants, Hull concludes: "I have seen too many people in America unhappy from not having had correct information respecting the country before they set out, not to make me desirous of telling those that remain at home what I know." Howes describes the work as "severely condemnatory." HOWES H779, "aa." SABIN 33638. OCLC 1648408.

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        Six Picturesque Views in North Wales

      T Bensley, London: J Mawman, 1801 Engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, from Drawings made on the Spot: With Poetical reflections on leaving that country. In modern quarter dark green leather with green marbled boards, corners very lightly bumped. Spine, has raised bands, title in gilt to red leather label. Internally, new endpapers, original paper wrapper title tipped on to fpd, small tear repair to frontis corner, faded ink name to titlepage at head GJ Ball & E John), small old ink "c" to corner of 1 plate, 32 pp, 6 tissue guarded full size plates, minimum of browning. Views are: Fall of the River Machno. Pont y Pair. Conway Castle. Pulpit of Hugh Llwyd. Pont y Glynn & Bedgelert Church. This follows the publication of 4 Picturesque Views in North Wales in 1798 by Broughton which was much larger in size. A lovely copy of an uncommon title.(Graesse 548. COPAC. WorldCat)Samuel Alken trained as an architect. His earliest publication was A New Book of Ornaments (1779), he seems to have lived by watercolours, aquatints, and etchings, although he may have had another occupation as a drawing-master or craftsman. In 1784 he published a set of sporting landscapes after Samuel Howitt and later issued a series of excellent aquatints after caricature drawings by Thomas Rowlandson. In 1789 he added the aquatint to Rowlandson's etchings of a set of shooting scenes designed by George Morland. During the 1790s he aquatinted a large number of plates for sets and books of picturesque views in the lakes, Wales, Ireland, Switzerland, and other places. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Synopsis Methodica Fvngorvm. Sistens envmerationem omnivm hvc vsqve detectarvm speciervm .

      - Gottingae, H. Dieterich, 1801. 2 parts (bound in one). 8vo (168 x 103mm). pp. xxx, 1-240; (2), 241-706, (2, index generum), (36, index botanicus), with 5 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards, spine with gilt lettered label. Stafleu & Cowan 7730: " . until the Sydney Congress (1981) as starting point for the nomenclature of Uredinales, and Gasteromycetes. The book has been under consideration as starting point for all fungi; for a discussion see e.g. Singer (1960), Martin (1960) and Petersen (1979). The Congress at Sydney (1981) accepted proposal C to Article 13 (see Taxon 30: 106. 1981) whereby the starting point for nomenclature of fungi becomes Linnaeus, Sp. pl. (1753) with the provision that 'names in the Uredinales, Ustilaginales, and Gasteromycetes adopted by Persoon (Syn. meth. Fvng., Dec. 1801) . are not affected by, and take priority over, homonymous or synonymous names published earlier". Persoon (1761/62-1836) laid a firm foundation for mycology after Linnaeus and Jussieu intergrated the systematics of flowering plants. "Mit seiner 'Synopsis methodica fungorum' (1801) schuf Persoon eine Übersicht über die Pilze, die neue Massstäbe für die Pilzsystematik setzte" (Dörfelt & Heklau p.400). An interleaved copy.Provenance: Old library stamp on the inside of frontcover of the 'Lloyd Library', signature of Lloyd on free endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets - Plate 52

      Paris 1801 - This magnificent work includes some of the most lively and colorful bird illustrations ever created. They capture not only the defining characteristics of the species, but also the charming personality of the individual bird. This exquisite monograph is entitled 'Histoire Naturelle Des Perroquets' was written by Francois Levaillant, an adventurer and natural historian, who was one of the first to record sightings of Australian parrots. Barrband's skill was greatly esteemed and his name lent cachet to the sumptious work authored by Levaillant. Barraband's brilliantly colored engravings of exotic birds coupled with Levaillant's precise descriptions represent the height of realistic bird art.

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        Die deutschen Giftpflanzen zur Verhütung trauriger Vorfälle, nach ihren botanischen Kennzeichen beschrieben, nebst Hinzufügung der bey dem zufälligen Genuss derselben erforderlichen Gegenmittel. Neue, verbesserte u. gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage. 2 Bde.

      Berlin, W. Öhmigke 1801-03.. VIII S. (einschl. Tit.), Ss. 9-194 (wie ersch.), 1 Bl. (Nachricht f. den Buchbinder) u. X S. (einschl. Tit.), 110 S., 54 S. (Anhang) u. 1 Bl. (Reg. zum Anh.). Mit zus. 24 num., fein von Hd. col. Taf. in Kupferstich. HLdr.bd. d. Zt. m. Resten v. goldgepr. Rü.verz. Einbd. in schlechtem Erhaltungszustand; stärker berieben; Rü., Ecken u. Kanten stärker abgewetzt u. bestoßen; Goldauflage nur bruchstückhaft zu erkennen; Rü.nähte tlw. aufgeplatzt; am oberen Kapital kleinere Fehlstellen im Ldr.; Tit. v. Bd. 1 u. letztes Bl. m. Quetschfalte; Tl. des Buchblockes geringfüg. wasserrandig; im Text stellenw. leicht stockfl. u. abgegriffen; 2 Bll. m. Eckausriß (geringfüg. Textverlust).. Pritzel 3712 (hier irrig 1801-05) u. Poggendorff I, 1003. HALLE Johann Samuel (1727-1810); Erzieher, Prof. der Geschichte u. Toxikologe. Der in Bartenstein geborene H. studierte in Königsberg Theologie, Philosophie und Mathematik. Nach Abschluß des Studiums, kam er 1753 als Erzieher nach Berlin. 1760 wurde er ebenda an die adelige Kadettenanstalt berufen, um die neu errichtete Professur für Geschichte zu übernehmen. Vorliegend die überarbeitete Ausgabe des 1784-93 erstmals erschienenen Werkes über Pflanzengifte. Der Verfasser nimmt eine Einteilung in drei Gruppen vor (Die natürlich gewachsenen Giftpflanzen, die durch das Verderben der gesunden Pflanzen entstandenen Pflanzengifte u. "der Vorsicht wegen" weitere verdächtige od. stark wirkende Gewächse.). Er ordnet die Pflanzen nach der Wirkung ihrer Gifte (betäubend, lähmend, tödlich etc.) und führt Aussehen, Standort sowie gegebenenfalls ein Heilmittel an. Mit einem Register (der lat. u. dt. Namen) für beide Bände u. einem Anhang "zur Erläuterung der zu Beschreibung derselben gebrauchten botanischen Kunstausdrücke". Die sehr fein kolor. Tafeln zeigen u. a. "den Stechapfel", "den rothgefleckten Schierling" u. die "Coloquinten-Gurke".

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        Meister Frantzen Nachrichter alhier in Nürnberg, all sein Richten am Leben, so wohl seine Leibs Straffen, so Er ver Richt, alles hierin Ordentlich beschrieben, aus seinem selbst eigen Buch abgeschrieben worden; Genau nach dem Manuscript abgedruckt und herausgegeben von J.M.F. v. Endter. -

      Nürnberg: Lechner 1801,. 4 Bll., 184 Seiten, Marmorpapier-Broschur der Zeit, 19 x 11,5 cm. Franz Schmidt, Scharfrichter zu Nürnberg, tötete 361 Menschen, außerdem bestrafte er 345 Verurteilte durch Schläge, Ohrenabschneiden oder Fingerabschlagen. In seinem Tagebuch hielt er Notizen zu 285 seiner Opfer aus der Zeit von 1573 bis 1615 fest. Er legte im gleichen Jahr sein Amt nieder. - Berieben, insgesamt stark angerändert; die letzten 20 Seiten mit unschöner Beschädigung in der Blattmitte (mit winzigem Textverlust - Dolchspur?); insgesamt gering fleckig. Trotz der Mängel charmantes Exemplar..

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        Exercises de Botanique, à l'usage des commençans.

      - Paris, Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1801. 2 volumes. 8vo (270 x 140mm). pp. (4), 1-234; (4), 235-438, with 157 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary red marbled boards with label on spines. [Together with:] PHILIBERT, J.C. Dictionnaire abrégé de Botanique faisant suite aux exercices de botanique à l'usage des commençans. Paris, Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1803. 8vo. pp. vi, 180, with 24 handcoloured plates. Contemporary red boards with label on spine. First editions of a very attractively illustrated work of which some of the plates are by R.Turpin. According to Quérard the name Philibert is a pseudonym for M. Legendre, 'ancien Conseiller au Parlement'.Stafleu & Cowan 7842 & 7844. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Worte des Erlösers am Kreuze in Musik gesezt.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel (1801). - Oblong-folio. (2) lvs. (title, preface), 112 pp. Title with vignette engraved, music type-set; without wrappers. New half cloth. First edition of the full score in the oratorio version. Title with stamp and water-stained; first 2 lvs. Reinforced at joint, the following 2 lvs. with restored paper defects to margins (not affecting music). Edges and margins in places water-marked, last leaf verso stained. Annotations in pencil. Hob. 2, p. 4/5; Coll. Hob. 1375; RISM H 2519; Hirsch IV, 810; CPM 60/318; BSB/Mu. 2675. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Crimes of Cabinets; or a Review of their Plans and Aggressions for the Annihilation of the Liberties of France and the Dismemberment of her Territories with Illustrative Anecdotes Military and Political

      London: Printed for and sold by the author, 1801., 1801. FIRST EDITION. Small octavo pp. viii, 315, [1 ad.] Contemporary full calf, with gilt titled red label to spine. Rubbing to edges, upper joint starting to split, though book remains tight. Pages a little browned with occasional light spotting. Inscribed by the author to half title: 'Lord Camelford with the | author's respectful comps.' Goldsmith, who began as French sympathiser, had to publish this attack on Pitt's military policy against France himself. He later travelled to France and worked for the Government there, but became an anti-republican and returned to England. He finally returned to France once more and died in Paris. Lord Camelford was a somewhat notorious and violent Naval officer, arrested for visiting France during wartime, he also shot his second in command for refusing orders, fought a mob who attacked his house when he refused to celebrate peace with France and finally was killed by his best friend in a duel. An interesting association copy between Republican apologists.

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        THE LETTERS OF A SOLITARY WANDERER : CONTAINING NARRATIVES OF VARIOUS DESCRIPTION (Vol II Only of Two)

      Dublin: Rice, Jones, Stockdale, Jackson, Mercier and Co. Kelly, and Parry Et Al. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1801. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages; Dublin : printed for Burnet, Wogan, Brown, Porter, Dornin, Colbert, Folingsby, Rice, Jones, Stockdale, Jackson, Mercier and Co. Kelly, and Parry, 1801 . ESTCN3685 shows 16 copies world wide. Printed in 5 volumes over the period from from 1800 through 1802- Longman and Rees vols. 4-5. Rebound in leather-like cloth. Clean copy. To quote from Sheffield Hallam University's site "'The Letters of a Solitary Wanderer, ' come from the prolific pen of Mrs Charlotte Smith: a lady to whose taste and talents the public has paid many a tribute of respect. If these letters are comparatively deficient in that glowing imagery which enriches the various works of Mrs Charlotte Smith, they have excellencies of a different kind, which amply compensate the loss. Though a less luxuriant, we remark a more chaste diction: we observe also a general justness of sentiment and consistency of character, which have not always distinguished the productions of this plaintive writer. " (Vol II Only of Two) Scarce; 0 .

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        CAUSAS PRACTICAS DE LA MUERTE DE LOS NIÑOS EXPOSITOS EN SUS PRIMEROS AÑOS: remedio en su origen de un tan grave mal y modo de formarlos útiles a la religión, y al estado,

      - con notable aumento de la Población, fuerzas, y riqueza de España. Pamplona, Imprenta de Josef de Rada, 1801, 15x21, 2 tomos: 6 hojas, 1 lámina con grabado de la Virgen del Sagrario de la Catedral de Pamplona, XXIII-458 págs. y 515 págs. Encuadernados en plena piel de época, nervios, tejuelos, lomeras cujadas con hierros, papel muy limpio, amplios márgenes. (52205).

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        Istituzioni di mascalcia conducenti con brevità e chiarezza ad esercitare con sodi fondamenti la medicina de cavalli. Prima edizione. Volume primo (e Volume secondo)

      s.t., in Venezia 1801 - Cartonato coevo usurato con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Tagli rossi. Ottimi interni. Ex libris Bibliotheca Tiliana . Nonostante la dicitura prima edizione al frontis. l opera del Bonsi risulta pubblicata per la prima volta a Rimini nel 1786. 8vo (cm. 18,7), XXXII-144 pp. con 8 tavv. rip. f.t.; 255 pp. con 2 tavv. rip. f.t. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AVENTURES ET ESPIÈGLERIES DE LAZARILLE DE TORMES, ÉCRITES PAR LUI-MEME.

      Imp. de Didot jeune. París, 1801 - . 22 cm. 2 tomos: VIII-154 pág. y 2 h., 182 pág. Ilustr. con 40 lám. calcográficas, dibujadas y grabadas por Ransonette, fuera del texto. Enc. en plena piel, ruedas, doble tejuelo, florones, cantos. Papel tostado. Ligera señal de óxido. Palau 133488. Literatura castellana del siglo de oro. Picaresca Narrativa Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abbildung der inn- und ausländischen Bäume, Stauden und Sträuche, welche in Oesterreich fortkommen, nebst einer vollständig gegründeten Anweisung, wie diese Gewächse anzupflanzen sind, damit die Güterbesitzer, der Forstmann, Landwirth, ja auch der Gartenliebhaber nicht nur selbst seinen Garten auf jede mögliche Art zieren, sondern auch aus den Blättern, Blühten, Früchten, Harze, Säften, und Holze einen Nutzen ziehen könne.

      - Wien, R. Sammer, 1801-1804. 3 volumes. Folio (370 x 230mm). With 3 engraved title-vignettes and 299 (of 300) handcoloured engraved plates of trees (shrubs, flowers etc) and 28 handcoloured engraved unnumbered plates depicting buds. Contemporary blue boards, spines with red gilt lettered label (one binding with some staining). The work is complete in 3 volumes and the text gives explanations from plates 1 to 300. A 4th volume was planned but never published. A few copies exist which have a number of plates of this unpublished volume. The present work is very rare and the only bibliographies which mention the book are Nissen, Pritzel and Rehder (The Bradley Bibliography). Nissen copies Pritzel and both are calling for 400 plates, 360 numbered, with additional 40 unnumbered plates illustrating buds.Pritzel bases his description on a copy in the Royal Library in Vienna. This is certainly in error as this copy, now in the Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, has 328 plates and has the same number of text-pages as our copy.The first two volumes are a later issue with the same letterpress. Our copy lacks plate 258 and has 28 plates on buds. There are copies with 30 to 31 plates on buds, but 3 plates are always original drawings as the engraved plates were never made. Publication of the work must have been problematic due to the 'Napoleonic pause' in book production.This beautifully illustrated work devoted to the native, foreign and exotic trees and shrubs is splendidly executed in the tradition of the Austrian Golden Period of botanical book illustration. Franz Johann Schulz was an Austrian botanist and artist. The description of the ornamental trees, of the fruit trees and of the shrubbery are presented first by means of an introduction with nomenclature in Latin, German and French, followed by information on the cultivation and blooming seasons. The images provide scientific information on flowers, leaves and seeds with a double definition in Latin and German.Nissen BBI, 1815; Pritzel 8463: Rehder, The Bradley Bibliography I, 293, quoting a copy with 327 plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des türkischen Reiches.

      Perthes,, Gotha, 1801 - Gotha, Perthes, 1801. Kl.8°. XXII, 430 S. mit gestoch. Titelvignette. Register. Pappband der Zeit mit RSchildchen. Ecken leicht berieben, sonst guter Zustand. (s. Foto). Sprache: ger/deu Ecken leicht berieben, sonst guter Zustand. (s. Foto). Pappband der Zeit mit RSchildchen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PROMENADE D'UN FRANCAIS DANS LA GRANDE-BRETAGNE (1 tome) + PROMENADE D'UN FRANCAIS DANS L'IRLANDE (1 tome) + PROMENADE D'UN FRANCAIS EN SUEDE ET EN NORVEGE (2 tomes)

      1801 - 4 tomes reliés en 2 volumes, reliure demi-veau havane in-octavo à coins (binding half calfskin in-octavo) (13 x 20,2 cm), reliure d'époque, dos long (spine without raised band), décoration or (gilt decoration) à double filets or (gilt lines) , pièce de titre sur fond bordeaux avec double filets or (label of title with double gilt line) et pièce de tomaison sur fond vert foncé avec double filets or (label of volume numbering with double gilt line), papier fantaisie jaune d'époque aux plats (cover with imagination paper), toutes tranches lisses (all smooth edges), EX-LIBRIS aquarellé en couleurs en 2ème de couverture du tome 2 : aux armes des Bougrenet de La Tocnaye portant :"d'or au lion de gueule chargé de mâcles d'or ", orné de 5 gravures hors-texte en noir (dont trois dépliante ) pour "PROMENADE D'UN FRANCAIS DANS L'IRLANDE", les autres récits ne sont pas illustrés, 273 pages pour "PROMENADE D'UN FRANCAIS DANS LA GRANDE-BRETAGNE" , IV-357 pages pour "PROMENADE D'UN FRANCAIS DANS L'IRLANDE", (XIV + 280) + ( II + 310 ) Pages, 1801 Brunswick P. F. Fauche et Cie Editeurs, Exemplaire de l'auteur : bon à tirer avec les remarques manuscrites de l'auteur à l'encre brune in-texte, les paragraphes entiers barrés et réécrits par l'auteur avant la publication de la Seconde Edition + deux feuilles volantes manuscrites rajoutées et écrites par l'auteur. .Jacques-Louis de Bougrenet de la Tocnaye (1767-1823) est un voyageur français et fut le compagnon d'exil de Chateaubriand.Biographie : Jacques de Latocnaye est né à Nantes le 20 novembre 1767, dans une famille de petite et ancienne noblesse d'origine vendéenne, de tradition militaire. Le nom de Latocnaye est celui d'une terre à Sainte-Marie de Pornic, entrée dans la famille Bougrenet par mariage en 1574.D'abord officier dans l'armée royale (régiment de Monsieur), il fuit la Révolution et émigre en 1791. Il s'engage dans l'Armée des Princes à Coblence. Après la dissolution de cette armée à l'automne 1792, il part à Londres où il arrive fin décembre 1792. Il rencontre Chateaubriand. S'ennuyant rapidement dans le milieu des émigrés désoeuvrés et sans ressources, il entreprend un voyage en Angleterre, puis en Écosse, en Irlande et finalement en Scandinavie.Muni d'argent et de lettres de recommandation pour des notables et des ecclésiastiques de l'Église Établie, il loge chez l'habitant et dans les résidences de ses hôtes, et se déplace presque uniquement à pied, portant un bagage très réduit. Il rédige en français des récits de voyage qu'il fait imprimer à ses frais et place lui-même en souscription et chez les libraires. Ses ouvrages ont du succès et sont rapidement traduits en anglais et en allemand.Il rentre en France en 1802 et obtient sa radiation des listes de l'émigration mais ne se rallie pas au Consulat, contrairement à Chateaubriand. Son frère Joseph-Louis était mort à la guerre dans les armées de la République. Il se retire à Thouaré et Luçon dans sa famille. Il sera décoré à la Restauration au titre de l'armée des émigrés. Il ne reprendra pas d'activité au service de l'État. Son frère cadet Alexandre-Charles sera sous-préfet à Paimboeuf.DE TOUTE RARETE.UNIQUE.en bon état malgré le petit défaut signalé (good condition in spite of the small defect indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts

      London: William Savage for Joseph Johnson. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of the definitive collection of the work of Thomas Young, containing many original discoveries and the first full description of his famous double-slit experiment. Complete with 58 plates (two hand-colored). In July, 1801, Young was granted the professorship of natural philosophy at Count Rumford's newly formed Royal Institution (soon to be made famous by Humphry Davy and Michael Faraday). The "most challenging aspect of his appointment was the preparation of an extensive course on natural philosophy which he delivered on two occasions; fifty lectures in 1802 and sixty in 1803. His lectures were not very well received since he pitched their content far above the capabilities of his audience. However, in preparing these courses, which covered mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy, and physics, he was forced to analyse critically a wide range of topics" (DNB). Young's Lectures, when published in 1807, contained, not only a thorough account of the state of most of the major sciences of his time, but the first appearance of many of Young's important discoveries. "It is here that Young defines what all engineers now know as Young's modulus of elasticity" and "at the head of the list must come Young's most renowned experiment of all... in which he used two narrow slits to split a beam of light into two beams and observe their interference on a screen" (Robinson). Although the first form of the celebrated experiment which has since become crucial to our understanding of both quantum theory and the nature of light appeared in an 1802 paper by Young published in the Philosophical Transactions, the Lectures contain an account of the fully-developed experiment as we know it today. "Young's A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts is a magnificent-looking work, consisting of two quarto volumes running to more than fifteen hundred pages, with a plate section containing color illustrations in addition to some fine black-and-white engravings. Even the exacting Young was pleased... The first volume consists of the lectures and their illustrations; the second includes Young's papers not delivered as Royal Institution lectures (such as 'On the mechanism of the eye'), and a unique catalog of the scientific literature from the ancient Greeks up to about 1805 with extensive commentary by Young... Only Young, perhaps, among the scientists of his day would have had the command of foreign languages, combined with the range, judgement and industry to compile such a monumental bibliography" (Robinson, The Last Man who Knew Everything).   Provenance: Bookplates of John R. Freeman and one of James Jackson and C.S. Storrow (together) in each volume. Freeman, was likely John Ripley Freeman (1855-1932), internationally renowned hydraulics engineer; the Jackson/Storrow bookplate indicates likely ownership of James Jackson Storrow (1864-1926), Boston investment banker and president of General Motors, and his grandfather Charles Storer Storrow (1809-1904), the accomplished engineer who designed and built the dam and textile mill complex in Lawrence, MA and authored the highly influential engineering guide, A Treatise on Water-Works for Conveying and Distributing Supplies of Water. London: William Savage for Joseph Johnson, 1807. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Light dampstaining to outer margin of first few leaves of volume I (inoffensive, not near the text); volume I spine label lost; some chips to leather of bindings, particularly at spine ends; joints tender but secure. A handsome, extremely wide-margined copy in contemporary bindings. RARE.

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        Ausführliche Geschichte der theoretisch-praktischen Uhrmacherkunst, seit der ältesten Art den Tag einzutheilen, bis an das Ende des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts.

      Leipzig, Roch, 1801.. 8°. X SS., 1 Bl., 564 SS. Pappband d. Zt.. Seltene erste Ausgabe der bedeutenden Monographie über die Zeitmessung und das Uhrmachergewerbe. Poppe (1776-1854) war zunächst selbst Uhrmacher in der Werkstatt seines Vaters und lehrte später in Frankfurt und Tübingen als Professor für Technologie, Mathematik und Maschinenkunde. Hier behandelt er Sonnen-, Wasser- und mechanische Uhren. Die letzten 60 Seiten sind besonders wertvoll, weil Poppe dort teils sehr eingehend die "Litteratur der Uhrmacherkunst" von Cardano bis hin zu Werken aus dem Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts bespricht. - Etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Vorsätze mit Vermerken, Rücken mit Papierstreifen verstärkt. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Dichterin Marie Ebner von Eschenbach mit ihrem Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz. Ihre Bibliothek im Schloss Zdislavice in Mähren wurde 1945 zum grossen Teil in einer Papiermühle zerschreddert.

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        PERPETUAL LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ITS CONSTITUTION, IN THE YEAR 1780, TO FEBRUARY, 1807. 4 VOLUMES.

      Isaiah Thomas, Boston 1801 - .Publishing dates are 1801 and 1807.[Vol. I November, 1780, to March, 1788 - 6, 452 pgs., Vol. II June, 1788, to June, 1798 - 510 pgs., Vol. III January, 1799, to November, 1800 - 247 pgs., 56 page index to Vols. I, II, and III, and Vol.IV(FIRST EDITION) January, 1801, to February, 1807 - 6, 404 pgs., 66 page index to all four volumes]."WITH THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND OF THE COMMONWEALTH, PREFIXED. TO WHICH IS ADDED AN APPENDIX CONTAINING ACTS AND CLAUSES OF ACTS, FROM THE LAWS OF THE LATE COLONY.". Compiled by Isaiah Thomas and Printed at Boston by Isaiah Thomas and E.T. Andrews.The third volume contains an index to the first three volumes and a fourth volume was added in 1807 which contains an index to the first four volumes.COMPREHENSIVE AND SCARCE SERIES OF MASSACHUSETTS LAWS FROM SHORTLY AFTER THE WRITING OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION TO 1807.Original calf leather bindings with original spines and title labels.PROVENANCE OF THIS SET CAN BE TRACED TO JOSIAH ADAMS. HE WAS EDUCATED AT HARVARD, BECAME A LAWYER AND LIVED IN FRAMINGHAM , MA. HE WAS THE FOUNDER OF FRAMINGHAM'S FIRST BANK AND CONSIDERED THE SQUIRE OF FRAMINGHAM. THE SET WAS THEN OWNED BY JONATHAN MAYNARD WHO FOUGHT IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AT BUNKER HILL AND WAS CONSIDERED FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETT'S MOST PROMINENT CITIZEN BETWEEN THE PERIOD OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND THE RAILROAD. HE DIED IN 1835. THE OWNERSHIP CAN THEN BE TRACED TO MR. CHARLES RUSSELL TRAIN , ALSO BORN IN FRAMINGHAM, MA.HE WAS A U.S. CONGRESSMAN IN THE 36TH AND 37TH CONGRESS AND VOLUNTEERED DURING THE CIVIL WAR AND WAS AN AIDE DE CAMP TO GEN. MCCLELLAN. HE ALSO SERVED AS ATTORNEY GENERAL IN MA. IN 1871-1878. THE SET FINALLY RESIDED WITH MR. C. C. ESTY WHO WAS ACTIVE IN THE FIELD OF GENEALOGY AND HE DONATED THE SET TO THE FRAMINGHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY. THE SOCIETY MAINTAINED IT FOR OVER 100 YEARS AND IT WAS ONLY DE- ACCESSED IN 2006. THE NOTATIONS ON THE INSIDE COVER AND FRONT FREE ENDPAPER OF EACH VOLUME GIVE THE 200 YEAR PROVENANCE OF THIS SET. . Bindings tight.Toning.Dampstain to bottom right corner of Vol. I.Some scuffing to leather boards.SHAW & SHOEMAKER 895. SABIN 45932. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage Dans La Haute Pensylvanie et Dans L'etat De New York, Par Un Membre Adoptif De La Nation Oneida. Traduit et Publie Par L'auteur Des Elttres D'un Cultivateur Americain

      Paris: Crapelet Pour Maradan, 1801. Three volumes. 8vo., xvii, 427; 434; 409 (1) pp. (errata). 11 engraved plates, both views and maps, of which 7 are folding. Bound in original blue wraps, with paper title labels at spine. (light dampstaining throughout the lower third of the textblock in the second volume, otherwise the text is clean and bright; Wraps lightly worn, but still vivid and attractive, with some skilful repairs to the spine. Housed in a modern blue cloth case titled in gilt. The first edition of this classic American narrative, in the rare original binding. After installing himself on a farm in Orange County, New York following the French and Indian War, the French-born Crevecoeur began writing about America. His Letters of An American Farmer became the first "best-seller" in Europe by an American, and forged an American identity in the minds of Europeans, and in a large part helped to begin the mythology of the American Dream. However, by the time he wrote the present title, dedicated to George Washington, he had been largely forgotten about, and the book was generally ignored. A scarce title, especially so in the original wraps. "This work is distinguished by its valuable details on the aboriginal tribes, and their gradual disappearance. No other writer has so well described the Indian great councils, or assemblies, where they deliberate on their public interests." - Sabin 17501.. First Edition. Book.

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        Genealogical, Chronological, Historical, and Geographical Atlas, Exhibiting all the Royal Families in Europe, their Origin, Descent, Marriages &c.

      London: J. Barfield. 1801 - First edition. Folio. [108] pp. With the subscriber's list and instructions for the use of the maps, plus contents and erratas. A complete copy of the 25 maps as first issued: “The whole forming the most complete and comprehensive Work ever offered to the Attention of the Public.” All maps and charts (some folding) with period hand-colouring, all edges uncut and bound on stubs. In contemporary half-calf and marbled paper sides with morocco letter-piece gilt to front board. A bold venture whereby Mr. le Sage sought to teach “History upon a new plan, by which he answers that his Scholar will be fully acquainted with all the modern History in the space of six months, or 72 lessons. A Prospectus of his Plan and Terms may be had at No. 19, Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury.” The atlas comprised 20 monthly parts, (price to subscribers 1s. 6d. Four Numbers being paid at once, 6s. - To Non-subscribers 2s. 6d.) Subscriptions were received “till January, 1800, at the Author's, No. 26, South-Street, Manchester-Square.” Professor Jeremy Black in his article “Mapping the Past” states that: “A normative pattern for the historical atlas was set in the first half of the nineteenth century, as works appeared that were reprinted in several different countries. The most important atlas initially was the Genealogical, Chronological, Historical and Geographical Atlas (London, 1801; Paris, 1803–4) of Le Sage (Marie-Joseph-Emmanuel-Auguste Dieudonné de Las Cases). An émigré marquis who had become a teacher in London, the pedagogic Las Cases presented his historical maps as part of a compendium of historical knowledge—an approach that became less popular later in the century but has gained popularity over the past few decades. The provision of other forms of information limits the need for the maps to bear a weight of information that is frequently excessive in visual terms and which cannot be readily expressed in a cartographic form. Expanding the definition of the term “ma p,” Las Cases used what he termed “genealogical and chronological maps” in short genealogical tables and time-charts. He did not view these as different from the geographical maps, but presented them as devices to disseminate knowledge by fixing location. Anticipating modern atlases, Las Cases stressed the complementarity of his devices. The plan of the 1801 edition claimed that pupils would find relative spaces impossible to confuse: they would learn from the historical map the distance of time just as they learned the distance of places on the geographical map; they would determine the situation of Elizabeth with respect to William the Conqueror or George the Third just as easily as they would that of London to Edinburgh or Portsmouth.” All contents in excellent condition and with the original free end-papers. Spine, corners and end-papers are later replacements. A lovely and complete copy of this rare and important atlas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: West Grove Books]
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        ABSTRACT OF THE ANSWERS AND RETURNS Made pursuant to an Act, passed in the Forty-first Year of His Majesty King GEORGE III, intituled, "An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain, and the Increase or Diminution thereof."

      Ordered to be printed 21st December and 9th June 1802 1801 - Most Attractive 2 volumes. Vol. 1 - Parish Registers ;- Vol.2 - Enumeration. Part 1 - England and Wales;- Part II - Scotland. Quarto. Full Contemporary Gilt 'Crown-stamped' calf (spine labels rubbed / chipped. Joints cracked but holding) 459pps. / 547pps. Some mild foxing. Excellent ! Records of Baptisms, Burials and Marriages County by County ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Halewood & Sons ABA ILAB]
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        A Chart of South Carolina and Georgia

      [Boston: William Norman, 1801. A very rare and finely engraved sea chart from John Norman's 'American Pilot,' one of the earliest maritime maps of the Georgia and South Carolina coasts, here in the second of three states. This map was originally published as part of the first edition of John Norman's The American Pilot, 1791, and was preceded only by Mathew Clark's chart of 1790. The present second state, with "Shute's Folly" in the inset corrected to "Shutes Folly," first appeared in the very rare 1798 edition. The chart shows the area from the St. John's River, Florida, in the south, to John's Island, South Carolina, in the north. At the lower right is a large inset of Charleston Harbour. The manuscript notation, in a contemporary hand, lends a fascinating sense of life to the map. The line concludes with the note " Black Beard Point ," alluding to the fact that "Sappola Inlet," now referred to as Sapelo Sound, was one of the favourite hideouts of the infamous pirate Blackbeard (the alias of Edward Teach) during his reign of terror from 1716 to 1718. Blackbeard's nimble vessel Queen Anne's Revenge would hide in the inlet from patrolling British ships of the line that found these littoral waters too treacherous to chance. Blackbeard's presence in the area is immortalized by the designation of the Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge, located at the northern part of Sapelo Island. The presented map was made in the years following the American Revolution, which had brought to an end Britain's leading role in the mapping of America. The task now fell to the American publishing industry, still in its infancy, but with first-hand access to the new surveys that were documenting the rapid growth of the nation. In particular, there was a need for nautical charts for use by the expanding New England commercial fleets. The first American marine atlas, Mathew Clark's A Complete Set of Charts of the Coast of America, was published in Boston in 1790. Two of Clark's charts had been engraved by John Norman, who was inspired to launch his own enterprise. In January 1790, Norman published a notice in the Boston Gazette stating he was currently engraving charts of all the coast of America on a large scale. These were assembled and published as The American Pilot , Boston, 1791. Norman's Pilot , the second American marine atlas, indeed the second American atlas of any kind, marked an advance over the earlier work of Mathew Clark. New editions of the Pilot appeared in 1792 and 1794, and after John Norman's death, his son, William, brought out editions in 1794, 1798, 1801, and 1803. Despite the seemingly large number of editions, The American Pilot is one of the rarest of all American atlases, and one of the very few published during the eighteenth century. Wheat and Brun (pps. 198-199) locate just ten complete copies for the first five editions: 1791 (Huntington, Harvard); 1792 (LC, Clements); 1794(1) (LC, JCB, Boston Public); 1794(2) (Yale); 1798 (LC, Boston Public). This example came from one of the rarest of all, the 1801 edition; not in the Library of Congress; unknown to Wheat & Brun and all other commentators except Tom Suarez Wheat & Brun, Maps & Charts Published in America before 1800 , 607; Suarez, Shedding the Veil, p. 164. Copper-engraved sea chart, with an early ink manuscript notation at centre, in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Report of the Cause between Charles Sturt . . . and the Marquis of Blandford . . . for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife; Tried in the Court of King's Bench . . . before Lord Kenyon, and a Special Jury [etc.]. Third Edition

      Printed for J. Ridgway, York Street, St. James's Square, London 1801 - Modern cloth, gilt, quite browned, the margin of the last leaf chipped (no text affected); a usable copy A case in which Erskine was atypically unsuccessful, his client awarded but 100 pounds damages, with both arguments by Erskine reported at length, his difficulty his client's own infidelity, which Lord Kenyon instructed forbade damages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Report of the Cause between Charles Sturt . . . and the Marquis of Blandford . . . for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife; Tried in the Court of King's Bench . . . before Lord Kenyon, and a Special Jury [etc.]. Third Edition

      London: Printed for J. Ridgway, York Street, St. James's Square, 1801. Modern cloth, gilt, quite browned, the margin of the last leaf chipped (no text affected); a usable copy A case in which Erskine was atypically unsuccessful, his client awarded but 100 pounds damages, with both arguments by Erskine reported at length, his difficulty his client's own infidelity, which Lord Kenyon instructed forbade damages

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Bildliche Darstellung aller bekannten Völker nach ihren Kleidertrachten, Sitten, Gewohnheiten und mit Beschreibung aus den besten Englischen, Französischen u.nd Italienischen Werken bearbeitet. Zweyte Auflage. Hefte 1-24 in 2 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Industrie-Comptoir, 1801.. 4°, circa 20,5 x 16,5 cm. Mit zusammen 96 kolorierten Kupfertafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt.. Colas 1833; Hiler 539; Lipperh. Ac 19. Prachtvoll kolorierte Reihe, hier die Hefte 1-24 von insgesamt 32 erschienenen. - Etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Darstellungen meist sauber und farbfrisch. Einbände beschabt, Ecken bestossen, Gelenke etwas eingerissen, aber solide. Schönes Kolorit.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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