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        Plan raisonné de la partie de l'enseignement de l'école polytechnique, qui a pour objet l'équilibre et le mouvement des corps.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Courcier, An IX (1801). Large 4to (27,5x22 cm). Cotemporary blind boards (binding and fly-leaves restored). (ii:Title), (iv: "Notice abrégé des livres qui se trouvent chez Bernard" (on thick paper),xii:"Table"), 224 pp. - About the contents: 1) Statistique; 2) Dynamique; 3) Hydrostatique; 4) Hydrodynamique; 5) Des machines et des moteurs; 6) Considération générale sur l'équilibre et le mouvement.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Emile Kerssemakers]
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        Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Lawrence, through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Fur Trade of that Country.

      London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1801. sep 22 2017. 4to. cxxxii, 412, (2 errata) pp. b/w plates and folding maps. "First and finest edition of the earliest expedition made by a white man in this direction. His investigations were remarkable for their accuracy. Some Indian vocabularies are included." - Sabin 43414. Signed on the title page by J. Putnam. The dedication page is untrimmed, extending about half an inch beyond the edge of the page. It has been folded back inside the book block. Putnam has filled the verso of this sheet with careful notes from the text, mostly pertaining to natural history and geography. Streeter Sale 3653. Lande 1317. Howes M133. Field 967. This is a beautiful copy. The three folding maps show only the lightest occasional offsetting. Bound in full crushed blue morocco, with backstrip laid down and labels renewed.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Histoire de la révolution de France, pendant les dernières années du règne de Louis XVI. Première partie : Comprenant les années 1788, 1789, 1790 et 1791, jusqu`à la fin de l`assemblée constituante. 14 vol.

      Giguet et Cie, an 9 (1801)- an 11 (1803),, Paris - Tom 1: [4] 404 p. Tom 2: 376 p. Tom 3: 380 p. Tom 4:372 p. Tom 5: 392 p. Tom 6: 462 p.Tom 7:453 p. Tom 8: 460p. Tom 9:460 p. Tom 10: 540 p. carte Tom 11:358 p. Tom 12: 456 p. Tom 13: 368 p. Tom 14: 354 p. - Plein-basane blonde marbrée, dos lisse richement orné. Au dos titre et tomaison en noir doré. Reliure de l'époque, une 1 carte dépliante en cou-leurs. Édition originale rare et bien complète des 4 derniers volumes ainsi que de la carte. Petites galeries de vers sur quelques plats, petit manque à la coi?e inférieure du tome 4, quelques rousseurs. Bel exemplaire - Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine Françoise, Marquis de (1744 -1818) et un l'homme politique français, conseiller au Parlement de Toulouse en 1766, puis maître des requêtes en 1774 et finalement Intendant de Bre-tagne, en 1784. Favorable à la réunion des États généraux de 1789, il conseille par la suite au roi la dissolution de l'Assemblée. Nommé mi-nistre de la Marine et des Colonies, il organise l'émigration des officiers en masse. Du fait de nombreuses dénonciations, il démissionne de ses fonctions et devient le chef de la police secrète royaliste. Avant et après la journée du 10 août 1792, il essaie de faire évader le roi, mais il doit se résoudre à fuir en Angleterre. Size: In-8° First Edition, First Edition, First Edit. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ststème des connaissances chimiques, et de leurs applications aux phénomènes de la nature et de l'art. Tome I-X.

      Baudouin, Paris /02 1801 - 200-350 S. je Band, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 4500 Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel auf Papier-Rückenschild, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit kleinem Papier-Rückenschild, Einbände leicht berieben und teilweise stärker bestoßen, Stempel auf Titel, Papier vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig, Voprwort von Band 1 mit geringen Anstreichungen, ansonsten gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, 10 Bände (ohne den 11. Registerband) in 5 Bänden,.

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        KUFSTEIN., "Festung Kufstein am Inn". Ansicht vom Innufer aus auf die Festung, vorne zwei Militärpersonen und mehrere Bauern mit Gespannen.

      Altkolorierte Aquatinta von B. Piringer nach Friedrich Ferdinand Runk, um 1801, 32 x 46,5 cm. Nebehay-Wagner 579, 6. - Aus der Folge der "vorzüglichsten Mahlerischen Gegenden von Tyrol". - Der Rand etwas gebräunt. Gerahmt. - Zeitgenössisch kolorierte Blätter von Runk sind sehr selten. Europa, Österreich

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        KUFSTEIN. "Festung Kufstein am Inn". Ansicht vom Innufer aus auf die Festung, vorne zwei Militärpersonen und mehrere Bauern mit Gespannen.

      - Altkolorierte Aquatinta von B. Piringer nach Friedrich Ferdinand Runk, um 1801, 32 x 46,5 cm. Nebehay-Wagner 579, 6. - Aus der Folge der "vorzüglichsten Mahlerischen Gegenden von Tyrol". - Der Rand etwas gebräunt. Gerahmt. - Zeitgenössisch kolorierte Blätter von Runk sind sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Notes on the State of Virginia

      New York: Printed by M.L. & W.A. Davis - For Furman & Loudon, 1801. "Third American Edition". Frontispiece portrait of Jefferson engraved by John Scoles plus folding plate, folding map [opposite page 5] by Samuel Lewis, printed in NY in 1794 and so dated, and folding table [at p. 138], Madison's Cave illus. at p.32 in text, at p.387 in text Ohio River map. 392pp. 8vo. Modern mottled calf and spine with leather label. Signed in a contemporary hand Edmund Throckmorton (1792-1866) on ffep. "Third American Edition" Frontispiece portrait of Jefferson engraved by John Scoles plus folding plate, folding map [opposite page 5] by Samuel Lewis, printed in NY in 1794 and so dated, and folding table [at p. 138], Madison's Cave illus. at p.32 in text, at p.387 in text Ohio River map. 392pp. 8vo. The self-styled "third American edition," although there were actually five American editions published before this one. NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA is the only book-length work by Jefferson to be published in his lifetime. It has been called "one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks." It was largely written in 1781 and first published in Paris, in French, in 1785. Written in the form of answers to questions about Virginia, the book supplies a description of the geography, with an abundance of supporting material and unusual information. This is only the second American edition of Jefferson's NOTES. with a map. This is the same map which accompanies the 1794 New York edition, the first American edition of the NOTES. to have a map. This edition should also includes a view of the Natural Bridge in Virginia (which is not present here). This edition is also notable for being the first to contain the appendix on the murder of the Indian chief Logan and his family during the American Revolution which starts at page 297. Jefferson here adds numerous documents and corrects errors he made about the matter in earlier editions. Howes J78; Sabin 35906; Shaw & Shoemaker 722; Sowerby, Jefferson's Library 4167

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        Reise des brittischen Gesandten Herrn Michael Symes nach dem Königreiche Ava im Jahr 1795.

      Industrie-Comptoirs,Weimar 1801 - Aus dem Englischen auszugsweise übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von M. C. Sprengelu. Sprengel M. C. Hyder Aly und Tippo Saheb oder historisch-geographische Uebersicht des Mysorischen Reichs, nebst dessen Entstehung und Zertheilung.u. Reisen nach Butan und Tibet vom Kapitain Samuel Turner. Aus dem Englischen in einem gedrängten Auszuge mitgetheilt von M. C. Sprengel. 3 Teile in 1 Bd. Weimar, im Verlage des Industrie-Comptoirs, 1801. XXX, 239 S., 1 gefalt. Karte.; VI, 90 S., 1 gefalt. Karte; XVI, 151 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit 2 Rückenschildern.-Bibliothek der neuesten und wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen, Bd. 4. - I: Vgl. Cordier, Bl 447 u. Cox I, 309. - Zweite deutsche Ausgabe, zuerst ein Jahr zuvor bei Hoffmann in Hamburg erschienen. According to Pinkerton this is the only satisfactory account of Burma till then published (Cox). Als Resultat der Reise erhielt England die Erlaubnis zur Errichtung eines Konsulats in Rangun. - II: Erste Ausgabe. - Engelmann 100. - Ohne das auf dem Titel angegebene Kupfer, das anscheinend nicht erschienen ist, da es bei allen im Handel auftauchenden Exemplaren fehlt. - III: Cordier, BS 2920. - Aschoff 1927. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe, im selben Jahr erschien bei Hoffmann in Hamburg auch eine ungekürzte Fassung. This is without comparison the most valuable work that has yet appeared on Thibet (Cox I, 346 zur englischen Originalausgabe). Turner unternahm die Reise 1783, um der Reinkarnation des Teshoo Lamas, einem 18 Monate alten Knaben, im Auftrag der East India Company zu gratulieren und um die Beziehungen zu Tibet zu festigen (Aschoff). - Die Karte zu Teil 2 hinter den dritten Teil gebunden. - Gutes, fleckenfreies Exermplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stammerjohann]
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        General Karte von König: Schweden nebst Daenermark u. Norwegen nach den neusten und zuverlässigsten Hülfsmitteln 1801.

      Johann Walch, Augsburg 1801 - Copper engraving, handcolored in outline when published. In excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        [Le Lori Perruche violet et rouge (Red and Blue Lory [Eos histrio])]

      Paris, 1801. Colour-printed stipple engraving. Extremely rare proof impression: one of only 10 copies printed.This very endangered Lory is found as three species or sub-species on the islands of Nenusa, Talaud, Sangi and Siao. They inhabit coastal areas with trees and forest inland up to 5000 feet.Jacques Barraband was the finest ornithological artist of his time. The son of a weaver at the Aubusson Factory. He is first mentioned as a pupil of Joseph Malaine (1745-1809), the eminent flower painter, and is known to have worked for both the Gobelin Factory and the porcelain factory of Sèvres. His most important work was undoubtedly the 300 or so drawings that he produced for François Levaillant's three great ornithological monographs, the greatest of which was the Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets (1801-1805).This print is from a very rare issue of Levaillant's Perroquetspublished on large format paper (papier vélin colombier satiné), with the plates printed avant-lettre and, according to the livraison wrappers, limited to ten sets. This issue is not recorded in any of the standard bibliographies.

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        Maximen für den geselligen Umgang. Ein Taschenbuch für junge Personen, welche Ehre, Nutzen und Vergnügen in der Gesellschaft suchen.

      Reutlingen, Johann Jacob Mäck d. J. 1801. - Erste Ausgabe. ADB 12, 1880; Ueberweg 3, S.610; dieses Werk nicht bei Goed. VII,274. - Einzige noch zu Lebzeiten des Dichters und Philosophen K.H. Heydenreich (1764-1801) erschienene Ausgabe stellt ein Pendant zu dem von ihm bearbeiteten Buch des Abbe Bellegarde "Betrachtungen über die feine Lebensart" dar. Beigefügt ist eine Auswahl von Gracian`s Maximen sowie ein "Gemälde der Conversationsfalschheit". 8°. 125 (1) S., Lederband d.Zt. mit RüSch., Rotschnitt. Ecken leicht berieben; innen frisch u. nahezu fleckenfrei. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [L'amazone à tête jaune (Yellow-crowned Amazon [Amazona ochrocephala])]

      Paris, 1801. Colour-printed stipple engraving. Extremely rare proof impression: one of only 10 copies printed.A member of a family with 11 species or sub-species, the Yellow-crowned Amazon is a generally common native to southern and central Colombia east of the Andes across Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, northern Brazil and Trinidad.Jacques Barraband was the finest ornithological artist of his time. The son of a weaver at the Aubusson Factory, he is first mentioned as a pupil of Joseph Malaine (1745-1809), the eminent flower painter, and is known to have worked for both the Gobelin Factory and the porcelain factory of Sèvres. His most important work was undoubtedly the 300 or so drawings that he produced for François Levaillant's three great ornithological monographs, the greatest of which was the Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets (1801-1805).This print is from a very rare issue of Levaillant's Perroquetspublished on large format paper (papier vélin colombier satiné), with the plates printed avant-lettre and, according to the livraison wrappers, limited to ten sets. This issue is not recorded in any of the standard bibliographies.

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        Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

      London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. White, 1801. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.5 x 29 cm). Full straight grain morocco leather binding by Root & Son (late Victorian period). Professionally rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raided bands and gilt decorated compartments. Decorative gilt panels to boards, gilt decorated turn-ins. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper: Charles G. King Jr. Collection, The Western Reserve Historical Society. Lightly embossed stamp of the Society to title page and a few margins within the text. A few short tears to outside edge of front free endpaper and first few preliminary pages, some scattered light foxing to text. Frontis and all 39 hand coloured plates are present and in excellent condition. Includes a vast array of sport and games, from hunting and jousting to chess and card games. A wonderfully illustrated work in a very attractive later binding. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: Large 4to. l, [6], 301, [1]

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        View of the source of the glaciers and the lake of Kandersteig - Vue de la glaciers et de Lac du Kandersteig

      London, G. & W. Nicoll, 1801. Very large broadsheet (80.2 x 56.3 cm). Aquatint, finished by hand.= A fine, large plate of the Kandersteig (= Kandersteg) lake (= Oeschinensee) and glaciers, in the Swiss canton of Bern..Drawn "on the spot" by Claude Louis Châtelet (1753-1795), engraved by the French engraver Jaques Mérigot (later James Merigot; d. 1816) and painted by P. Vanlerberghe from Flanders, who was also known as an etcher. Mérigot and Vanlerberghe moved to London sometime in the 1790's. This plate was made several years after the death of Châtelet. "[Châtelet] embraced with ardour the cause of the Revolution, allied himself with Robespierre and the leaders of the Jacobins, and became a member of the Revolutionary Tribunal. He was arrested some months after the 9th Thermidor, tried, condemned, and executed in Paris, May 7, 1795" (Wikipedia). It is tempting to assume that Mérigot, and perhaps Van Lerberghe too, had close ties with Châtelet and therefore fled to London. As far as we know this plate is a piece of art on its own, not meant to be part of book. It is one of the earliest views of the glacier and it may be of importance in establishing the retreat of the glacier in historic times. A very wide-margined copy. Small chips to the lower corners, slight age-toning, but generally in very good condition, with the imprint and colouring strong and bright.

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        Voyage de decouvertes, a l'ocean Pacifique du nord, et autour du monde, Entrepris par ordre de sa Majeste Britannique; Execute, pendant les annees 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 et 1795, par le capitaine George Vancouver

      De l'Impreimerie de Didot Jeune (1801-1082) - First Edition of this Second French Translation by P.F. Henry. 5 Volumes (missing sixth), 8vo. viii, 341pp; 384pp; 381pp; 368pp; 438pp; each with half-titles; no plates, missing volume 6 the atlas. Books: Very Good; great for its age and the fact the binding appears to be the original blue patterned paper over publisher's boards; rubbed and discoloured, with handwritten paper spine labels 'Voyage de Vancouver tom' and volume number; the page edges are rough untrimmed; waste paper stubs used in each volume appearing at the title-pages, with print (in French) on the stubs of volumes 2, 3, 4, and there are other printed sheets beneath some pastedowns, most visibly volume 4 rear blank pastedown which is most transparent showing a printed page under it. Volume 4 spine is also lifting and shows an amount of manuscript writing on parchment within the spine structure, as the spines of each volume appear to include parchment over the quires, possibly recycled unrelated letters or documents that the binder had at hand - the printed and manuscript material within the binding structures have not been yet investigated but could yield some fruit for an antiquary. Pages: Very Good; text is clean overall aside from some fingerprints, the page edges are rough, uncut. 5 volumes, missing atlas, Paris: Didot Jeune, An X [1801-2]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hudibras.

      London: Vernor et al. 1801 - 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. Bound in a later Victorian half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Pink speckled edges. Illustrate with beautiful engraved vignettes and full page engravings. Some foxing. With the ink signature on the first blank of Charles William Corfe, Oxford, Organist and composer and friend of Lewis Carroll. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Autograph letter signed (paraph).

      St. P[etersburg], 30. VIII. 1801. - 8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. Apparently to his sister, Anna Pavlovna of Russia, reassuring her of his friendship: "[.] Tomorrow we leave for Moscow and my wife separates from her parents. This will not make the scene any gayer, as you can well imagine [.]" (transl.). - From the "Autograph Collection / Dr. Max Thorek / Chicago, Ill".

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        "The Bakerian Lecture. On the mechanism of the eye;" "Observations Tending to Investigate the Nature of the Sun, in Order to Find the Causes or Symptoms of Its Variable Emission of Light and Heat; With Remarks on the Use That May Possibly Be Drawn from Solar Observations;" "Additional Observations Tending to Investigate the Symptoms of the Variable Emission of the Light and Heat of the Sun; With Trials to Set Aside Darkening Glasses, by Transmitting the Solar Rays through Liquids; And a Few Remarks to Remove Objections That Might Be Made against Some of the Arguments Contained in the Former Paper." (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 91 for the Year 1801, Part I & Part II, pp. 23-88, 265-318, 354-362)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1801. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. In this article, Young describes his improvement on the optometer; he was also the first to make exact measurements of the visual field as well as the first series of measurements on accommodative power and refraction. Accompanied by 6 folding plates illustrating the paper and engraved by Basire. This paper has been called "the most important treatise on physiological optics published up to that time" (Hirschberg/Blodi V, 22). Herschel investigates infrared radiation further and shows that heat, whether solar or terrestrial, obeys laws of reflection and refraction analogous to that of light. 2 plates illustrate Herschel's first article, 1 plate for the second. This complete volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. iii-vi, [1], [1]-240, [1], [1]-26, [iii]-iv, [1], [241]-454, [6] pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing and tears where call numbers have been removed. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, n. I.C.M. Reinecke b. Geogr. Inst. Weimar, "General-Charte von Australien. Nach den neuesten Entdeckungs-Reisen und astronomischen Bestimmungen neu entworfen und gezeichnet . 1801".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1801, 45 x 60,5 1. Ausgabe in der ersten Fassung ? - Zeigt auch den pazifischen Raum. Im Norden Japan, im Osten die Sandwich Inseln. Tasmanien ist nicht mehr mit Australien verbunden.

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        Select Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics

      G. Kearsley 1801 - 1801. 397 pages. No dust jacket. English language text. Half bound in black leather with brown marbled boards. Book is in good condition for age. Small name label to front pastedown, with inscription to fep. Firmly bound with light cracking to guttering. Mild tanning to pages with moderate foxing to endpapers and page edges. Slight marking to text block edge. Bumping and chipping to spine ends and corners, with scuffing to edges. Crease to to corner at front, corners are scuffed and lightly bumped. Rub wear to boards, gilt remains bright. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Création Oratorio Traduit de l'Allemand et mis en vers français par Desriaux et en Italiens Par ***** ... Prix 36 fr. Gravée part Lobry. [Full score].

      Paris: Pleyel [PN 359], [1801-02]. Folio. Contemporary vellum-backed speckled paper boards, paper label to upper with titling in manuscript. 1f. (title), 311, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in French and Italian. Outer and lower edges uncut. With publisher's facsimile signature handstamp to title. Boards somewhat worn and rubbed; label partially lacking at edges. Minor creasing, staining, and wear; tear to lower margin of pp. 139/140, slightly affecting printed area; small stab holes to pp. 290-311; small binder's hole to upper inner margins throughout. Lower outer corners of first several leaves lacking and filled in with laid paper, slightly affecting notation in several instances. Published just a short time after the first French edition by Erard. Hoboken XXI:2 (p. 37). Hoboken 9, 1395 (later issue, with price of 48 francs instead of 36). RISM H2525 (no copies recorded in the U.S.).

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        Philosophisch-Medicinische Abhandlung über Geistesverirrungen oder Manie.

      Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Mich. Wagner . - Wien, bey Carl Schaumburg, 1801, 8, L, 458 pp., 1 Bl. Druckfehler, 1 Falttabelle, 2 KupferTaf., schöner Pappband. "Die Befreiung der Irren von den Ketten"Die extrem seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe des im gleichen Jahr erschienen Grundlagenwerk "Traité médico-philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale, ou la manie". Einer der wichtigsten und wertvollsten medizinischen Klassiker und Markstein in der Geschichte der Psychiatrie. First German Edition. One of the most important medical classics and one of the most valuable texts in the history of psychiatry, written in the opening year of the new century. It is both a postcript to the eighteenth and a preface to the nineteenth century. Pinel wrote this treatise on the basis of his experience in the Bicêtre. His medical theories and classifications are very methodical and clear and they contain some original ideas, but their importance pales in comparison with his work of hospital reform and reorganization by which a new tradition was established and a new perspective opened for practical and research psychiatry it is this achievement which always come to mind when the name of Philippe Pinel is mentioned. On May 24, 1798, at the risk of his own life and liberty, he struck off the chains of the insane at the Bicêtre, placing them in hospitals under lenient physicians, and doing away with the abuses of drugging and blood-letting to which they were subjected.

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        SIX PICTURESQUE VIEWS IN NORTH WALES [COLOR PLATES 1801]

      London:: For J. Mawman. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1801. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; Six Picturesque Views in North Wales, Engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, From Drawings Made on the Spot: With Poetical Reflections on Leaving that Country. 4to, 19th-century gilt armorial vellum over bds; rubbed. With 6 hand-colored aquatint plates. Rough-trimmed Internally generally clean, edges a little dust smudged. Abbey Scenery 517. 32 pages 6 color plates 30 cm. The Fall of the River Machno, Carnarvonshire --Pont y Pair, Carnarvonshire --Conway Castle, Carnarvonshire --Pulpit of Hugh Llwyd, Merionethshire --Pont y Glynn Dyffis near Corwen --Bedgelert Church. Carnarvonshire. Strikingly vivid plates. ; 0 .

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        Set of Ten Parrots.

      Langlois Paris -05 1801 - Ten stipple engravings, printed in colours and finished by hand, with fine, strong colours. Framed and glazed. Overall size: 55.8 by 40.7 cm. Jacques Barraband was the finest ornithological artist of his time. The son of a weaver at the Aubusson Factory, he is first mentioned as a pupil of Joseph Malaine (1745-1809), the eminent flower painter, and is known to have worked for both the Gobelin Factory and the porcelain factory of Sèvres. His most important work was undoubtedly the 300 or so drawings that he produced for François Levaillant's three great ornithological monographs, including the present Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets, which is considered the most comprehensive and complete catalogue on the subject. 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.

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        Histoire naturelle des Insectes composée d'apres Réaumur, Geoffroy, Degeer, Roesel, Linée, Fabricius, et les meilleurs ouvrages qui ont paru sur cette partie; Redigée suivant la méthode d'Olivier; Avec des notes, plusieurs observations nouvelle, et des figures dessinées d'après nature.

      Deterville, Paris An X (1801). - zwischen 300 und 470 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Kupfertafeln, Auf den zahlreichen Kupfertafeln dieses umfassenden Werkes finden sich detailgenaue Abbildungen des gesamten Insektenreiches; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Klein 8°, Interimspappbände mit kleinem Papier-Rückenschild, Einbände stärker berieben, beschabt, bestoßen und teils etwas fleckig, an 2 Bänden unteres Kapital mit Fehlstelle, unbeschnittenes Exemplar, wenige Textseiten mit Wurmspuren, vereinzelt Textverlust, ansonsten innen sauber, die Tafeln nur vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig,

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        Voyage dans la Haute Pensylvanie et dans l'État de New-York, Par un Membre adoptif de la Nation Onéida. Traduit et publié par l'auteur des Lettres d'un Cultivateur Américain. 3 Bände.

      Paris, L'Imprimerie de Crapelet, chez Maradan, An IX - 1801. - 8°. Rote Halblederbde im Stil der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern, Rückenvergoldung und Rotschnitt. Kollation: 1) xxxj, 427 S.; Frontispiz (Porträt G. Washington), 3 Tafeln (1 gefaltet; 2 Indianer-Porträts), mehrfach gefaltete Karte (die Ostküste inkl. Delaware, Maine und die Großen Seen); 2) xiii, 434 S.; mit 2 Falttafeln (Teilansichten Niagara-Fälle), 1 Faltkarte (Ostküste von Savannah, Georgia, bis Chesapeak Bay, Virginia) und 1 Faltplan (Niagara-Fälle mit dem Isthmus zwischen Ontario- und Eriesee); 3) xii, 409 S.; mit 4 Falttabellen (Kanäle der USA, Bevölkerungsstatistik, Schiffsverkehr New York Stadt, Schiffsbau New York State) und 1 Faltplan (alte Indianer-Siedlung und -Festung am Muskinghum/Ohio) - Sabin (#17501) mit falscher Kollation des 3. Teils. J. H. St. J Crevecoeur, der Autor des "Cultivateur Américain" (in Englisch zuerst 1782), gibt vor, nur der Übersetzer und Herausgeber der "Voyage" zu sein, ist aber vermutl. selbst der Verfasser. Crevecoeur kam als 16jähriger nach Nordamerika, verbrachte dort ein Vierteljahrhundert u. a. als Adoptivkind des Stammes der Oneiden, traf G. Washington und besuchte die erste Zusammenkunft des Congresses . "His experience, therefore, enables him to give much information and personal gossip not readily found elsewhere" (Sabin, ibd.), was z. B. auch die indianischen Angelegenheiten betrifft. Etwas stockfleckig und gebräunt. FR

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        La Ménagerie du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, ou les animaux vivants, peints d'apres nature, sur velin, par le citoyen Marechal, peintre du Museum, et graves au Jardin des plantes [.] par le citoyen Miger [.] avec une note descriptive et historique pour chaque animal.

      Paris Miger Patris & Gilbert Grandcher and Dentu an X - and later: Rhinoceros dated an XII 1801 - Folio (51.5 x 35 cm). Title, 9 pp. introduction, 36 chapters on 162 numbered pp. of text with 41 plates (of a possible 42) engraved by Miger after Marechal and Dewailly (de Wailly), tissue guards, some blank leaves; ink number (library?) to title, plate of Le Blanc-Nez monkey spotted, light occasional spotting elsewhere, one text page (Lama) with old marginal repairs, without the last and long delayed plate Rhesus Macaque (as usual). Near contemporary calf, wide gilt borders to covers; rubbed at extremities, restored and rebacked to style. First edition of an uncommon work illustrating many exotic animals. A work remarkable for including the first pictorial representation of the American black bear. The Menagerie, linked with the National Museum of Natural History, was established in 1793, after the French Revolution, and replaced the Royal Menagerie at Versailles. Up until this time menageries had usually been of the touring sort, displaying exotic species as curiosities, often with scant regard to their well-being. The success of the new menagerie was secured when travelling menageries were banned, thus driving people to visit the new establishment. Amongst the notable acquisitions of the menagerie was the elephant pair from the menagerie of 'Het Loo', seized by French forces from the Stadtholder of Holland, Willem V, in 1798. In a period of about 40 years after the difficult times of the Revolution, several construction projects were completed. These included the monkey and bird house, the bear pits, the rotunda (La Rotonde) for large herbivores (elephant and giraffe), the building for ferocious animals (the Fauverie), a new monkey house and a vivarium. Many of them still exist to date, with La Rotonde commissioned by Napoleon himself being the menagerie's oldest building, designed to replicate the cross of the Napoleonic Legion of Honour, now housing giant tortoises. Driving forces behind this major refurbishment were Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, who ran the menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes from 1802 – 1841, and Frédéric Cuvier (1769-1832), became warden of the menagerie in 1803. The renowned natural historians Lacépède (1756-1825) and Cuvier compiled the present catalogue of the animals in the menagerie and Nicolas Maréchal (died 1803), the museum's painter, provided the illustrations. The work is of considerable historical and scientific interest, summarizing the knowledge of the time and comparing also various earlier sources, especially Buffon. The work was published in issues during troubled times, and such events as Geoffroy's participation in the Egypt expedition, the death of the painter Marechal and Cuvier's travels have resulted in the collation varying from copy to copy. Nissen in fact calls for only 38 plates. The plate of the Rhesus Macaque is normally missing because of lack of time on the part of the author Geoffroy. The delivery of this quire was postponed three times, as mentioned on the title-pieces of the 8th-10th issue, after the last of which publication ceased altogether. Copies with this plate were probably assembled at a later date. Brunet III, 725; Nissen, ZBI 2353 (38 pl.; also mistakenly attributing only the introduction to Lacepede); Landon, Nouvelles des arts [.], an XII-1803, III, 46. Not traced in the Blacker-Wood Library, McGill University. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ASIA: ASIA. TO MAJOR JAMES RENNELL, ESQ.R F.R.S. &C. &C. THIS MAP IS INSCRIBED, BY HIS MUCH OBLIGED HUMBLE SERVANT A. ARROWSMITH. LONDON: PUBLISHED JANRY 1ST. 1801 BY A. ARROWSMITH NO. 24 RATHBONE PLACE.

      Copper engraving with original hand colour, dissected into 24 sections and mounted on original linen, folding into original card slipcase (Excellent, especially fine original hand colour, only a few very small, light stains; card slipcase scuffed with some minor loss to lower edges), 125 x 145 cm (inches). - London, 1801. An absolutely stellar example of Aaron Arrowsmith’s resplendent wall map of Asia, the finest map of the continent made during the Enlightenment Era. - This powerful composition represents the apogee of the cartography of Asia during the Enlightenment Era. Showcasing virtually all of Continental Asia on a monumental scale, the map was made by Aaron Arrowsmith of London, who due to his privileged connections with all of the official and private map-making entities of the British Empire, was during this time the world’s most important map maker. Asia is presented with unprecedented scientific accuracy, although it will be apparent to the modern observer that, while some areas are projected with amazing accuracy, other areas reveal that European knowledge was very limited. The present example of the map is especially fine, as the original colouring is much more lavish and brilliant than on most other examples, while the fact that the map is dissected and folded into its original slipcase, has ensured that it has been preserved in remarkably stellar condition. The map takes in most of Asia, extending from the Ural Mountains and the Aegean Sea, in the west, all the way east to include the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Philippines; and from the Arctic Ocean, above Siberia, in the north, all the way down and the northern part of Malaya, in the south. The engraving, which is of unusually high quality, dramatically brings out the topographical details, such as rivers, lakes, deserts and mountains, while each region is coloured in the resplendent original hues that were signature traits of Arrowsmith’s masterpieces. Interestingly, the map also features some notes describing historical vignettes, as well as major traditional overland trade routes and the tracks of some key recent European voyages in the Far East. Aaron Arrowsmith was obsessive about acquiring the best and most recent geographical sources, not only from British entities, but also from foreign contacts and mapmakers. He was remarkably gifted at discerning the most accurate geographical intelligence from a wide variety of, sometimes contradictory, sources, sorting the wheat from the chaff. Arrowsmith’s wall maps were considered great intellectual and decorative masterpieces during their time. Notably, Thomas Jefferson possessed several such maps (including an example of the present map of Asia), which he prominently displayed at Monticello.SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.

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        Feuilles d'analyse appliquée a la Géométrie .

      Paris Badouin An 9 1801 - Second edition (enlarged). 4to., 142 pp., 3 engraved plates, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked, an excellent example. Descriptive geometry is the science of presenting a three dimensional object on a two dimensional plane. Gaspard Monge invented descriptive geometry. His methods allowed for accurate representation of objects, including shadows and vanishing points. His methods were so important and revolutionary at the time that they were kept is a military secret. Using his formulae one could simplify the optimisation of 3 dimensional problems dramatically as well as send accurate representations of objects to allies (depictions of fortifications were particularly useful at the time, being the Napleonic era). This book was first published in 1795 as a series of lectures. The internal scholia indicate that it is a second edition. It includes all 3 projections. Monge was a fervent supporter of the revolution and intellectual rigour. He later led the production of the Description de l'Égypte, wherein the accuracy of many of the depictions is testimony to his methods. Current applications of his breakthrough are numerous — 3d films use his techniques of representation, the calculation of stresses on surfaces and accurate architectural modelling follow from the ideas contained in these, his early lectures.

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        La Création Oratorio Traduit de l'Allemand et mis en vers français par Desriaux et en Italiens Par ***** . Prix 36 fr. Gravée part Lobry. [Full score]

      Pleyel [PN 359], Paris 1801 - Folio. Contemporary vellum-backed speckled paper boards, paper label to upper with titling in manuscript. 1f. (title), 311, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in French and Italian. Outer and lower edges uncut.With publisher's facsimile signature handstamp to title. Boards somewhat worn and rubbed; label partially lacking at edges. Minor creasing, staining, and wear; tear to lower margin of pp. 139/140, slightly affecting printed area; small stab holes to pp. 290-311; small binder's hole to upper inner margins throughout. Lower outer corners of first several leaves lacking and filled in with laid paper, slightly affecting notation in several instances. Published just a short time after the first French edition by Erard. Hoboken XXI:2 (p. 37). Hoboken 9, 1395 (later issue, with price of 48 francs instead of 36). RISM H2525 (no copies recorded in the U.S.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monita über die drey gangbaren Kurarten (pp.3-64).

      Journ. pract. Heilk., 11/4. - Berlin, in Ungers Journalbuchhandlung, 1801, 8, 215 pp., feiner Pappband im Stil d.Zt. Erstdruck!Ein einziger Tropfen Arnika-Tinktur! Erste Auflage dieser umfangreichen, wichtigen Arbeit, ohne Namensnennung des Verfassers erschienen - vielleicht wegen der "scharfen Kritik an der Heilkunde seiner Zeit" (Tischner, S.195) und spez. John Browns und dessen 'System', dem er "Naturlästerung" vorwirft beginnend: "Bis jetzt gibt es, da die Kur der Krankheiten noch nicht erfunden zu seyn scheint, nur drey gangbare Kurarten, die Kur des Namens, die Kur des Symptoms und die Kur der Ursachen"."Frühe, aber von Haehl (nach Stapf) u.a. irrtümlich erst auf 1809 datierte (und daher "unter Wert" beurteilte), für die Entwicklung von Hahnemanns Gabenlehre besonders aufschlußreiche Arbeit, die eine bedeutsame, kritische Wandlung in seiner bisherigen Einstellung größerer Gaben gegenüber markiert, z.B.: Bei gewissen bilösen Zuständen genüge nur ein einziger Tropfen Arnikawurzel-Tinktur, um alles Fieber, allen hepatischen Geschmack und alle "Tormina" hinwegzunehmen, die Zunge zu reinigen und die Kräfte des Patienten zur Nacht wieder herzustellen.Damit ist die Entwicklung zu kleinen Gaben eingeleitet" (Tischner, p.296ff.)Schmidt Nr.139

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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

      HMSO, London 1801 - [Rickman, John (1771-1840).] 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." 2 vols. in 3, folio. [4], 503; [2], 509-547, [1], 13; [4], 459, [1], 13pp. The final 13 pages in Vol. I, part 2 duplicated in Vol. II. [London: His Majesty's Stationery Office], 1801-2. 322 x 198 mm. (Vol. I, part 2 measures 304 x 203 mm.). Half calf, marbled boards ca. 1802; Vol. I, part 2 in modern half calf to match; slight wear and darkening to spines. Very good set apart from some soiling in Vol. I, part 2. Engraved armorial bookplate of Tory politician John Pollexfen Bastard (1756-1816) in two of the three volumes. First Edition of the First English Census. Rickman, a British government official and statistician, drafted the bill that became the 1800 Census Act, which established for the first time a national decennial census of Britain's general population. Rickman had been arguing for a national census since at least 1798, claiming that it would provide essential information to Britain's political, military and industrial leaders-as well as giving a stimulus to the life insurance business! His arguments were given an additional boost with the publication of Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), which spurred concerns about Britain's population and helped to break down resistance to the idea of compiling national population statistics. After the Census Bill passed Rickman helped to carry out the first four British censuses, which included not only a population count but also the collection and analysis of parish register returns. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Versuche den Galvanismus zur Heilung einiger Krankheiten anzuwenden.

      Berlin, Myliussischen Buchhandlung, 1801, Kl.8, 256 pp., 2 gefalt. Kupferstichtafel, mit Deckblatt der original Broschur im Pappband der Zeit schönes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe! Ausgehend von den Versuchen seines Freundes Alexander von Humboldt unternahm Carl Johann Grapengiesser (1773-1813) aus Parchim, war Mitglied des Colegiums Med.-Chirurgicum., Leibarzt des Kronprinzen und konsultierender Arzt des Königs von Preussen, zahlreiche Versuche, um die Heilkraft der Elektrizität zu untermauern. Große Erfolge erzielte er dabei insbesondere bei Amaurose, Taubheit, Lähmungen u.a. Er starb als Chefarzt eines Kriegslazaretts an Typhus. First Edition - fine and well preserved copy , with the original Front wrapper bound in. "Grapengiesser was the first physician to use Volta"s "pile", the first battery, which Volta first described in print in 1800. Grapengiesser "noted that in paralyzed muscle excitability could be so poor that 150 elements were necessary to produce contraction. He placed conductors on moistened skin and found by trial and error that the best results were obtained with the zinc pole placed over the nerve trunk and the other pole over the branches of the nerve. He also noted that contraction occurred on the make and break of the circuit" Licht, History of Electrotherapy Grapengiesser was physician to the Crown Prince of Prussia, and he had intended to write a general history of Galvanism. Upon learning that Augustin had embarked on a similar project, he decided to confine to his own experiments on the application of electric currents to the treatment of disease. During the campaign against Napoleon, Grappengiesser caught typhus and he died all to young in 1813. His book met an immediate demand and was sold out within weeks a second edition appeared already a year later in 1802.Garrison & Morton No. 1988.1 Waller 3702 Hirsch-H. II, p.832ff. Ronalds p., 208 Bakken catalogue p. 210 Licht, pp.24-25, No. 333Mottelay p.269, 325, 326m 330, 332, 419 NUC records four locations, NLM, Yale Medical School, John Crerar and U.S.Naval Academy, Annapolis Not in Wellcome

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        Archaeologische Hefte, oder Abbildungen zur Erläuterung des classischen Alterthums, aus alten zum Theil noch unbekannten Denkmählern, für Studirende und Kunstfreunde. 1. Teil.

      Weimar, Industrie-Comptoir 1801. 24,5 x 20,5 cm. 4 gest., bzw. radierte, gezählte Taf. (I-V), dav. 1 koloriert u. 1 ausfaltb. Doppeltaf. (IV-V), 4 Bll. Marmorierter Kartoneinband, Papierüberzug schadhaft, Tafeln gut erhalten. Mit e. handschriftlichen u. e. gestempelten Besitzvermerk am vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblatt avers (A. Wilbrandt. Dr. Heimeran ? ). Vgl. ADB 3,205ff. - einziges erschienenes Heft der Reihe welches der bekannte u. auch umstrittene Weimarer Philologe u. Pädagoge B. (1760-1835) als Beilage zur ebenfalls eingestellten Schriftenreihe ?Archaeologisches Museum? herauszugeben beabsichtigte. Zum Schweizer Maler und Autor, Heinrich M. (1760-1732), gen. ?Goethe-Meyer?, der die Tafeln gestaltete, vgl. Thieme-B. 24,476f. Aus der Bibliothek des Schriftstellers u. Verlegers Ernst Heimeran (1902-1955). Versand D: 15,00 EUR

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        Fidel im Wachthäusgen". E. Gedicht (22 Zeilen) mit U. ("Amalie").

      O. O. u. D. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. "Ein Bild von Treu und Häuslichkeit | Darf sich dir wohl, o Freundin, zeigen; | Ist ihm doch jene Tugend eigen, | Die höhern Werth Dir selbst verleiht. | Wenn Gleichmuth, Güte, Heiterkeit, | Dich Nachsicht und Verschwiegenheit, | Zur liebenswürd'gen Freundin prägen; | So sucht die Poesie verlegen | Der sich kein bessres Gleichniß baut [.]". - Einer dreizeiligen zeitgen. Notiz zufolge, die sich am oberen Rand der Verso-Seite befindet, ist die Adressatin des Gedichts Henriette von Bardeleben. - Die Nichte von Charlotte von Stein schrieb Lyrik, Balladen und Versepen, die Schiller z. T. in seinen "Musenalmanach" und in die "Horen" aufnahm; "Goethe überarbeitete mit ihr das Epos ‚Die Schwestern von Lesbos' (1801). Nach der Heirat 1803 folgte sie ihrem Gatten nach Stockholm. 1810 zurückgekehrt, lebte sie in Heidelberg und Berlin, 1814-16 nochmals in Schweden, dann endgültig in Berlin, wo sie dem Kreis um Bettina von Arnim angehörte. Ihrem ersten Schwedenaufenthalt ließ Helvig das von katholisierenden und altdeutschen Tendenzen getragene ‚Taschenbuch der Sagen und Legenden' (1812; Mitherausgeber Fouqué) folgen. Ihr zweites ‚Taschenbuch' (1817) gestaltete nordische Themen. Helvigs Übersetzung der ‚Frithiofs-Sage' (1826) Esaias Tegnérs fand Goethes Anerkennung" (DBE). - Etwas knittrig und fleckig und mit kleinen Einrissen im Mittelfalz; die Recto-Seite mit kleiner Sammlungsnummer in rotem Farbstift ("B.10."); mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt.

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        Canonik des Verstandes und der Vernunft. Ein Commentar ueber Immanuel Kants Logik. Wien, Anton Doll

      1801 - First Edition. 8vo, xviii, 366pp, later pinkish marbled boards, with original label on spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Practical Observations on Angling, in the River Trent.

      Newark: S. and I. Ridge. 1801. 12mo. Original paper-backed brown marbled boards, in custom-made light brown buckram fall-down-back box with red morocco gilt lettering piece to spine; pp x + 12-130; baords a little bumped, very good. Provenance: with label of J. Higginbotham, Fishing rod and tackle maker, No. 91 Strand, London, to bottom margin of p. 11. Higginbotham may have been the original seller of this copy. First edition. Scarce. Written from twenty years of experience of fishing on the Trent. Westwood & Satchell p. 211.

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        Abbildungen des menschlichen Auges.

      Frankfurt am Mai, bei Varentrapp und Wenner, 1801, Folio, X, 110 pp., 16 Kupferstichtafeln, davon 8 Umrisstafeln, im feinen Halbledereinband der Zeit: St.a. Tit., die ersten und letzten Seiten etwas fleckig. First Edition of this important Milestone of Ophthalmology! Samuel Thomas Soemmerring (1755-1830) "is best remembered for his fine anatomical illustrations, of which those devoted to the human eye are a good example".Ludwig Choulant declared this book "Soemmerring's most perfect work" which with Zinn's monograph formed the basis for all modern research on the structure of the eye."Soemmering explains in the preface to his book (1801) that the "Abbildungen des menschlichen Auges" originated from drawings which he himself had made from anatomical preparations or he had made the first sketches which then had been elaborated on. He declares that he did not spare time nor effort nor cost in order to produce these anatomical illustrations which should enable one to obtain a more correct and more precise picture of the natural and healthy structures of the eye. This should be of benefit when investigating the function of the eye as well as for the treatment of eye diseases. I first thought this to be more of a hobby but then I had the advantage of getting access to a number of human corpses and the cooperation of the excellent artist Chr. Koeck who could follow my ideas in a splendid way. My teaching obligations gave me a certain amount of free time and I was supported by many encouraging friends. Each plate shows the illustration in lines to which letters and numbers are attached explaining the various structures. Another illustration is then reproduced in various shades of white and black. The first plate illustrates the healthy living eye. "The eye of a man is in general round, thick and strong the eye of a woman is more elongated, flat, gentle, thin and pleasant." The conjunctiva of a Negro is never as white, clear and transparent as that of a European the iris is so dark brown that at a certain distance it can hardly be distinguished from the pupil. In the eye of an albino the iris seems to be discontinuous so that the red color of the fundus can be seen not only through the pupil but also through these tissue defects. The eyes of albinos were in constant movement and even the iris made quicker than normal motions. During sleep the lids are closed in such a fashion that the upper lid is farther downward on the temporal side than nasally the eye is somewhat rolled upward and the lower lid usually keeps its skin fold the lashes cross each other. The second plate illustrates the lids, the muscles, the nerves (as they have never been shown previously), the arteries and veins and the lacrimal apparatus. The third and fourth plates show the extraocular muscles with their nerves and blood vessels. The fifth plate shows the details of the interior of the eye. "I probably would never have noticed the central hole in the retina had I not had the chance to examine the eyes of a young man who had recently drowned." - "In the center of the retina is a very conspicuous round hole with a golden yellow margin around which blood vessels form a beautiful wreath." (Compare 723, Buzzi, 1782.) - "I shall skip the differences between a hyperopic and a myopic eye". - The four main branches of the central vein are correctly illustrated, the corresponding arteries are still somewhat incompletely sketched. The seventh plate shows the orbit and the eighth the profile of the eye seen from the left it also shows a vertical cross section through the closed lids, the eyeball and the orbit. It has been reproduced often in various books on ophthalmology." F.C.Blodi/ Hirschberg 464Garrison & Morton No.1489 Hirschberg 464 Becker Collection Nr.348

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        The Magus, or Celestial Intelligencer; Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy. In Three books: Containing the Antient and Modern Practice of the Cabalistic Art, Natural and Celestial Magic, etc; shewing the wonderful Effects that may be performed by a Knowledge of the Celestial Influences, the occult Properties of Metals, Herbs, and Stones, and the Application of Active to Passive Principles. Exhibiting the Sciences of Natural Magic; Alchymy, or Hermetic Philosophy; also the Nature Creation, and Fall

      London: Knight and Compton. Very Good. 1801 [1875]. Hardcover. Quarter morocco. Head to spine repaired some time ago. Fading flying dragon illustration to spine. Chips to head of spine. (See image) Stains to title page gutter. 1875 reprint of 1801 edition. Frontispiece of author. 22 engraved plates in total; 5 hand-colored. Some soiling to title page at hinge. Bookplate to front pastedown. ; 9 x 11 inches; 373 pages .

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        Stammbuch or Friendship Book of Julius Richter. Meissen / Dresden. 1801-1842.

      [ALBUM AMICORUM] RICHTER, Julius. Stammbuch or Friendship Book of Julius Richter. Meissen / Dresden. 1801-1842. Landscape format, approx 120mm x 205mm. Pale blue silk covered box worn, some staining, with gilt floral decoration containing over 50 items including a folded watercolour and poem, 2 delicate watercolours of roses, a pencil sketch, a lock of hair and ribbon in a fold of paper, letters, inscriptions and poems. A fine collection of personal messages and thoughts. Called an Album Amicorum (Book of Friends) or Stammbuch (Friendship book), these books were popular with students in Germany and Central Europe through until the mid 19th century. The examples that we have had previously used small decorated boxes imitating a bound volume ( as in this example) instead of an album, and usually in an oblong format. This is the largest example of this type that we have handled. There are numerous entries of pupils and teachers of the Royal Saxon Landesschule Sankt Afra in Meissen, including (Friedrich) Maxim. Oertel (an historian in St. Afra) and Karl Justis Wilhelm Kreyssig (Latin professor in St. Afra). Most entries are dated St. Afra 1822-29. Some inscribers recall the common "brotherhood", which may be a precursor of the student association "Leipziger Landsmannschaft Afrania", founded in 1839. In addition there are some earlier entries from Meissen and Pforta, dated 1801-1804. Among the letters there is one from Richter's father ("Richter / an der Liecke", with the title "Lieber Julius!"), also a humorous 3 page poem "Der Berliner Ballonhandler".

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        13 letters signed.

      Vienna, 1797 to 1801. - 4to. Altogether 12 pp. on 26 ff. A collection of letters to a privy councillor named Schotten.

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        Saggio di Osservazioni e d'Esperienze sulle principali Malattie degli Occhi.

      Pavia, B. Comino, 1801, Large 4,(2), XI, (1), 288 pp., 1 fl. "Errori", engraved frontis. portrait *) and three fine engraved plates, rebacked gold tooled contemp halfleather binding extra strong paper, very fine copy. First edition of the first textbook on the subject to be published in the Italian language Antonio Scarpa (1752-1832) has been called "the father of Italian ophthalmology." "In this work Scarpa first described the operation of iridodialysis. The chapters on diseases of the vessels in the eye, on cataract, and on staphyloma are particularly noteworthy. Scarpa's books were all superbly illustrated with his own drawings and the plates in this work, engraved by Faustino Anderloni, bear witness to Scarpa's artistic talent. Duke-Elder considered this the greatest work on ophthalmology that had appeared up to its time." Becker Garrison considered Scarpa's illustrations to be the "crown and flower of achievement in anatomic pen-drawing." Scarpa "himself trained the famous Faustino Anderloni (St.to become the engraver of his illustrations. The latter's brother, Pietro Anderloni, assisted Faustino in the beginning. His anatomic prints are therefore models of anatomic representation as regards faithful differentiation of the tissues, correctness of form, and the utmost perfection of engraving. They rank with Soemmerring's illustrations and even surpasse them in respect of the vigor of the engravings.ct of the vigor of the engravings." Choulant, p. 298."This classic work on ophthalmology remained the standard text for several decades, going through several editions and translations. It established Scarpa's reputation as a leading ophthalmologist and is especially notable for its copperplate engravings of the anatomy of the eye, drawn by the anatomist". Heirs... *) "Dagegen findet sich ein Bildnis (Portrait) seiner Abhandlung über die Augenkrankheiten (Pavia, Comino, 1801) vorgeheftet, welches von seinem Stecher Anderloni (St. Eufermia bei brescia 1766-1847 Pavia) nach einem Gemälde des Mailänder Künstlers Gaetano Gattaneo (gestorben 1841 Triest) ausgeführt wurde, der in späteren Jahren als Numismatiker bekannt war. Es befindet sich nur in dieser Erstausgabe in Großquart und ging auch hier in den meisten Exemplaren verloren. Diese Ausgabe enthält übrigens auch zwei schöne Tafeln zur Anatomie des Auges. Die kleineren italienischen Nachdrucke dieser Arbeit in Oktav (Venedig 1805 und 1811) enthalten nur kleinere, unsignierte Nachstiche dieses schönen Bildnisses von Scarpa aus jungen Jahren. " WegenerGarrison-Morton 5835 Waller 8543 Becker coll. 327 Norman 1899 Heirs of Hippocrates 1106 R.N. Wegener, Das Anatomenbildnis (1939), pp.117-118

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        Tales of Wonder

      Printed by W. Bulmer & Co, London, for the author., 1801. First edition. Royal octavo. Two volumes: pp [viii], 1- 236; [viii], 237-482, [1] advert. Period binding of full marbled calf with intricate gilt decoration, leather title-labels, marbled edges and endpapers. In the middle of each cover is a gilt monogram initial 'D' surmounted by a winged crown.The first known anthology of horror verse, comprising work by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Southey, Lewis himself and various others. The gothic elements for which the book is celebrated are concentrated in the first volume.On each front pastedown is an engraved armorial bookplate (Frederick Leigh Colvile). One the first blank of the first volume is the inscription, ''from my Uncle Chandos Leigh''. Frederick Leigh Colvile was a vicar, author and antiquary who lived in Warwickshire. His uncle Chandos Leigh was a schoolfriend of Lord Byron and was himself a minor poet. The family home of Stoneleigh Abbey was visited by Jane Austen in 1806 and there is reason to suppose that it provided the basis for her descriptions in Mansfield Park of the chapel at Sotherton Court.A few stains in the margins of the first volume. Upper joint of second volume cracking. A very good set interesting both in binding and provenance.

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        Voyage a la cote occidentale d’Afrique, fait dans les années 1786 et 1787 contenant la description des moeurs, usage, lois, gouvernement et commerce des Etats du Congo... Suivi d’un voyage fait au cap de Bon-Espérance... Tome premier (et Tome second)

      Dentu, 1801. 8vo (cm. 21), 2 Voll., 2 c.nn., 32 pp., XXVIII-226 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 320 pp. Con complessive 2 carte geografiche, 1 pianta e 8 tavv. rip. f.t. Bross. coeve con titolo su etichetta cartacea al ds. (mancanze). Fresco esemplare in barbe con arricciature agli angoli delle prime ed ultime carte e qualche rara fioritura. Edizione originale. Resoconto di viaggio del capitano negriero de Grandpré che operò a sud del Congo in seguito al rinnovato interesse colonialista francese per il commercio dei prigionieri provenienti da quella zona e dall’Angola. Presente un vocabolario congolese alle pp. 156-162 del primo tomo. Le belle tavole - anche più volte ripiegate - raffigurano costumi e riti delle popolazioni locali. Le due carte geografiche si riferiscono alla costa dell’Angola e al Capo di Buona Speranza e suoi dintorni mentre la pianta è relativa alla cittadella fortificata di Città del Capo. Raro. Presente - secondo ICCU - in tre sole biblioteche italiane.

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