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        Portrait stipple engraving by Johann Friedrich Schroeter (1771-1836)

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. 1801. 106 x 86 mm. Bust-length. & & Minor horizontal creasing. . The present engraving illustrates the title leaf of the musical periodical Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung (3rd year, October 1, 1800 to September 23, 1801).

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        Lübeckisches Addreß-Buch nebst Lokal-Notizen und topographischen Nachrichten für das Jahr 1801 Mit E. Hochedl. Hochw. Raths Spezial-Privilig.

      G.F.J. Römhild, Lübeck, 1801.. 1.te Auflage 284 Seiten Halbleder. Das Titelschild auf dem Halblederrücken wurde entfernt. Aussen mit zahlreichen Gebrauchsspuren. Handschriftlicher Besitzervermerk im Vorsatz. Im Vorsatz hinten farbig beschmiert. Insgesamt innen in einem altersgemäss recht guten Erhaltungszustand. Zum Inhalt: S. 1-8 Franz. Zeitrechnung, S. 9- 214 Erster Abschnitt=Vermischte Adressen von A-Z, Zweiter Abschnitt=Lokal-Notizen, Verzeichnis Aerzte, Chirugen, Rechtsgelehrten,Gasthöfe, Amtshäuser, Miethkutscher usw..Ab S. 280 Beginnt der Anhang. Dieses Adress-Buch ist absolut selten und beim Preis ist der Erhaltungszustand berücksichtigt. C2/291

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        This New & Correct Chart of Spithead, from the East End of Hayling Island to Stokes Bay, is by Permission, Most Respectfully Dedicated to the Right Honorable Lord Radstock, Vice Adrmiral of the Red, by his Lordships Obliged humble Serv.t Francis Owen, Master int he Royal Navy.

      1801 - London: Robert Laurie & James Whittle, 1801. 760 x 615mm. Splits in centre fold margins reinforced. A detailed chart of Spithead, the roadstead for Portsmouth, often used by the Royal Navy. It also shows Portsea, Fareham, Porchester, Gosport, Havant and Hayling Island, and, on the other side of the Solent, Ryde, St Helens, Brading and Sandown on the Isle of Wight. Engraved by Benjamin Baker, it shows the region at a time when Britain feared invasion from France, during the War of the Second Coalition (1799-1802).

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        A Sequel to Barrington's Voyage to New South Wales , comprising an interesting narrative of the Transactions and Behaviour of the Convicts

      London: C. Lowndes, 1801. Octavo, laid paper uncut, with the 6 pp. 'Official Register of the Crimes, Trials and Executions'; a good tall copy in later half calf, spine banded and gilt, crimson morocco label. Barrington sequel, mostly sourced from Collins. A scarce Barrington title. This so-called Sequel drew most of its content from David Collins' Account of the English Settlement of New South Wales, the first volume of which had been published in 1798. 'The first chapter includes a brief continuation of "Barrington's" adventures with Yeariana and Palerino - the cross-cultural romance hinted at in the final chapter of the Voyage now blossomed into a tableau of domestic happiness… There is also some attempt to install "Barrington" as an active agent in certain episodes taken from Collins' narrative where events at Parramatta are described.' (Garvey, The Celebrated George Barrington, Hordern House, 2008) This was reprinted from an earlier Lowndes edition of 1800, but completely reset with a smaller typeface, tighter spacing, and with the omission of the chapter summary heads. Garvey's extensive bibliography of the Barrington books suggests that this is one of the more uncommon titles, listing only six copies in Australian holdings (including no fewer than three at the Mitchell Library).

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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

      R. Noble for T. Cadell, jun. & W. Davies, Cobbett & Morgan, and W. Creech of Edinburgh, London 1801 - Later half calf over marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, black morocco lettering piece in the second First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on the exploration of North America Alexander Mackenzie was 'the first white man to cross the continent, and his journal. is of surpassing interest' (Wagner-Camp). The present work is the first published account of the two exploring expeditions that Mackenzie made on behalf of the North West Company as part of their attempt to break the Hudson Bay Company's stranglehold on the fur trade. The author was born in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland in 1764, was in North America in 1774, was employed as a clerk in the fur trade in 1779, and by 1787 he was a wintering partner in the Northwest Company posted to Fort Chipewyan on Lake Athabasca. Mackenzie set out on his first expedition on 3 June 1789, armed with information and maps provided by the fur trader Peter Pond. He had decided to follow a large river flowing west from Great Slave Lake in search of a Northwest passage to the Pacific. The expedition was partially successful: on July 13, Mackenzie and his party reached salt water, but it proved to be the Beaufort Sea rather than the Pacific After a further two years in the fur trade in Canada, Mackenzie returned to England in the autumn of 1791 in order to study navigation and astronomy: the first expedition had demonstrated to him that he needed more expertise in these areas. He returned to Canada in the spring of 1792 and made his way west to the newly-built Fort Fork, near the junction of the Peace and Smoky Rivers. In May, 1793, having spent the winter preparing Mackenzie left on what was to be his greatest journey: After a difficult passage by canoe and on foot through the Rockies, Mackenzie and his party arrived at the Pacific near Bella Coola, British Columbia on 22nd July 1793. Mackenzie returned to Grand Portage in 1794 and subsequently to Montreal where he acted as an agent for the North West Company until 1799, when he retired to England. His great achievement did not receive the wide acknowledgment it deserved until the present work was published, and his subsequent and equally important proposals drawing attention to the importance of the Pacific coast: in 1802 Mackenzie was knighted by George III, and he went on to serve as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1804 to 1808. Gagnon 2190; Graff 2630; Hill, p.187; Howes M133 'b'; Lande 1317; Morgan p.240; Peel 25; Pilling 2384; Sabin 43414; Smith 6382; Strathern 343; Streeter Sale 3653; T.P.L. 658; Wagner-Camp 1:1; Wheat Transmississippi 251. Quarto. (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches). Errata leaf at rear. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece of Mackenzie by P. Condé after Thomas Lawrence, 3 folding engraved maps (one hand-coloured). (Small expert repairs to folds of maps). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        No. 9 Breaking the Ice

      Published by John Raphael Smith, London 1801 - A touching scene after Morland: 'a master of genre and animal painting, an artist worthy to be placed in the same rank as the best of those Dutch masters whom he studied as a boy' (DNB) This print is a wonderful example of the manner in which Morland perfectly conveys the hardships and beauties of country life, his depiction of a poor country family battling the hardships of winter shows the bitter side of the pastoral life with grace and sympathy. George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England's most cherished paintings. At an early age Morland displayed his artistic genius, he learned to paint at three and exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy at the mere age of ten. Morland was a prodigious painter, producing more than 4000 paintings during the entirety of his career, and sometimes painting two or three works in a day. His beautiful idealistic scenes were a favorite source of inspiration for contemporary engravers, and as many as 250 separate engravings were done of his paintings during his lifetime. One such engraver was John Raphael Smith, who throughout his career translated many of Morland's paintings to print. Smith was a highly influential figure in the late eighteenth-century British art world, he quickly became an impresario of the print-publishing trade producing nearly 400 prints during his lifetime, 130 of which were of his own design. This beautiful print refelects both the talents of the engraver and the genius of the artist, in its sentiment and execution it demonstrates the best of English genre. Mezzotint with roulette, coloured by hand. Image size: 17 1/4 x 21 1/2 inches.

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        Le Perroquet Bouquet (Red-necked Amazon [Amazona arausiaca])]

      Paris 1801 - This print is from an apparently unrecorded issue of Levaillant's Perroquets published on large format paper (probably 'papier vélin colombier satiné'), with a scratch proof of the title and plate number, but otherwise avant-lettre. This issue is not recorded in any of the standard bibliographies. The Red-necked Amazon (or Amazona arausiaca) is an endangered species found in the wild only on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean, where it's local name is 'Jaco'. Levaillant saw a living specimen in Amsterdam, and noted (in error) that it was a native of Brazil, although recording Buffon's opinion that it was from Guiana. 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). Colour-printed stipple engraving, finished by hand, engraved by Bouquet, printed by Langlois. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Dundas, Lord Melville , discussing the northwest Pacific after his meeting with Sauer at the house of Sir Joseph Banks

      London: 12 January, 1801. Single sheet of wove paper, 265 x 445 mm., watermarked "JW", folded to letter-size with holograph manuscript to three pages; traces of original folds, later refolded to docket-size and with manuscript description in another hand, small tears around original seal (not present). "Last night at Sir Joseph Banks's house…" A very significant letter from the great cartographer Alexander Dalrymple, of especial interest regarding British and Russian ambitions in the northwest Pacific. Its opening line sets the scene wonderfully: 'Last night at Sir Joseph Banks's house, I saw a gentleman, Mr. Sauer, who is arrived within these 10 or 12 days from Russia…'. This must have been an exceptional meeting of Pacific Ocean experts, and further underlines Banks's abiding interest in the region. Certainly the letter also highlights Dalrymple's continuing research in his position as hydrographer to the Admiralty, while the fact that it is written to Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville, then serving as the War Secretary under Pitt, also confirms the strategic importance of the work he was doing. Dalrymple gives a fascinating précis of his detailed conversation with Sauer, who had sailed as an officer on the expedition that left St Petersburg in 1785 under the command of Joseph Billings. On their lengthy expedition Billings, who had sailed with Captain Cook on the third voyage, even met up with a fellow Cook-alumnus, John Ledyard, in Yakutsk. Billings and Sauer made a second voyage in the northern Pacific in 1790. Most importantly, it was Sauer who wrote the important account of the Billings voyages, published not long after this meeting, in 1802. In the letter, Dalrymple sketches Sauer's valuable account of the Russian Fur Trade, noting that it has 'undergone a great change, by the present Emperor having established an American Company.' He comments that they are said to employ seven vessels of about 150 tons each, and includes military and hydrographic details of the base at Okotsk, giving this description of the American coast: 'very populous… they could collect 20,000 men in 24 hours; but that the NW part is the least populous many of the places named in the map having no existence and others being merely fishing huts… the Russians have 1200 men at Cook's River.' There is a good description of the warlike Tschutski, with the note that 'their country having no wood for Canoes they cross over to America & supply themselves by violence from their more peaceable neighbours and also make slaves of them.' The letter makes clear that Sauer was already planning his publication ('He proposes publishing his Voyage having all the Charts &c. but it is not written out'), and, reflecting Dalrymple's sense of the importance of the information, he urges Dundas to buy Sauer's papers 'for I suppose a small sum, as he would be entitled to the profits of Publication.' It seems that this transaction was never approved. Dalrymple's papers are chiefly in the British Library and the Public Records Office, although interestingly, his correspondence with Dundas is in the National Library of Scotland.

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        AEGYPTIACA: Or, Observations on Certain Antiquities of Egypt. In Two Parts. Part I. The History of Pompey's Pillar elucidated.

      Oxford, at the University Press, for the author, sold by Messrs. Cadell and Davies; and by the booksellers in Oxford, 1801. 1801 Part I only, no more was published although Part II is announced on the title page. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR, Professor of Arabic in the University of Oxford. Text in English with quotations and examples in Arabic, Greek and Latin, 4to, approximately 315 x 235 mm, 12½ x 9¼ inches, 7 engraved plates including 1 folding map of Alexandria, pages: xiii, 127, pages 126 - 127 misnumbered 226 - 227, bound in half calf over marbled sides, gilt dividing lines, rebacked to match with gilt decoration and lettering. Corners worn, cardboard showing slightly at tips, marbled paper darkened along edges, a few small pieces of marbled paper missing, bookseller's tiny label, reference library bookplate and ink library numbers on front pastedown, small unobtrusive blind library stamp to title page, 3 text pages to each plate, slight faint foxing to margins of plates, pages next to plates faintly browned, very slight faint foxing to 3 images, contents otherwise bright and clean, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce Egyptology item. Joseph White (1745 - 1814), orientalist and theologian has inscribed the title page at the top: 'J. Newell from the Author'. For his researches he consulted 18th century accounts of French and English travellers and he examined ancient sources in Arabic, Greek and Latin. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Essai sur la théorie des nombres.Paris: Duprat, 1797-1798. First edition.

      A fine copy of the first book entirely dedicated to number theory. The work contains Legendre's discovery of the law of quadratic reciprocity, which Gauss referred to as the 'golden theorem' and for which he published six proofs in his <i>Disquisitiones arithmeticae</i> (1801).<br/><br/> &#10087;Norman 1325; Parkinson <i>Breakthroughs</i> 231. <br/><br/> "The theory of numbers in the eighteenth century remained a series of disconnected results. The most important works in the subject were Euler's <i>Anleitung zur Algebra</i> (1770) and Legendre's <i>Essai sur la théorie des nombres</i> (1798)." (Kline). "Legendre was one of the most prominent mathematicians of Europe in the 19th Century... His texts were very influential. In 1798 he published his <i>Theory of Numbers</i>, the first book devoted exclusively to number theory. It underwent several editions, but was soon to be superseded by Gauss' <i>Disquisitiones arithmeticae</i><br/><br/> "Many of Legendre's results were found independently by Gauss, and serious priority disputes arose between them. Legendre's proofs, moreover, left much to be desired, even by mid-18th-century standards. For example, he discovered the law of quadratic reciprocity, unaware of Euler's prior discovery, and gave a proof based on what he viewed as a self-evident fact, namely the existence of infinitely many primes in any arithmetic progression <i>an + b (n = 1, 2, 3, ...</i>, with <i>a</i> and <i>b</i> relatively prime). This was a very difficult result, proved subsequently by Dirichlet using deep methods of analysis. Legendre was chagrined when Gauss, who gave a rigorous proof, claimed the result as his own. In connection with this law, Legendre introduced the useful and celebrated <i>Legendre symbol</i> <i>(a/p)</i> (it does <i>not</i> denote division), with <i>p</i> an odd prime and <i>a</i> an integer not divisible by <i>p : (a/p) = 1</i> if <i>x<sup>2</sup> &#8801; a</i> (mod <i>p</i>) is solvable and <i>(a/p)=-1</i> if it is not. In terms of this symbol, the law of quadratic reciprocity can be stated succinctly as <i>(p/p)(q/p) = (-1)<sup>(p-1)(q-1)/4</sup></i>" (Kleiner, <i>Excursions in the History of Mathematics</i>, pp. 17-18).. 4to (258 x 193 mm ), pp [i-v] vixxii [2:errata] 472, [56:tables], [2:publisher's catalogue], contemporary and unrestored French gilt-ruled calf, all edges colored in red, red leather spine label, some light wear and rubbing, a piece of leather scratched from the rear board, book plate presenting the book as a prize, three interesting manuscript leaves with mathematical contents laid in, fine and clean throughout

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        Wie Gertrud ihre Kinder lehrt, ein Versuch den Müttern Anleitung zu geben, ihre Kinder selbst zu unterrichten, in Briefen

      Bern und Zürich, Heinrich Gessner, 1801.. Tit., 390 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Goed. XII, 62, 12; Borst 905; Carter-Muir 258. - Erste Ausgabe des grundlegenden Werkes des berühmten Pädagogen. "The title is misleading, because the series of letters deals rather with the results than with the methods of teaching &#133; It is nevertheless an exhaustive exposition of Pestalozzi&#145;s principles &#133; The most important and forward-looking of his ideas, which he stressed continually in practice as well as precept, was that the true method of education is to develop the child, not to train him as one trains a dog." (Carter-Muir). - Mit Adelsexlibris. Wie meist ohne das erst nachträglich ausgelieferte Porträt. Sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Asia. To Major James Rennell, Esq.r F.R.S. &c. &c. This Map is Inscribed, by His much Obliged Humble Servant A: Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.

      1801 - London: Arrowsmith, 1801. Original colour. Four sheets, each c. 630 x 730mm, total joined approx. 1260 x 1470mm. Slight damage to left margin on each sheet. A superbly detailed wall map, marking the routes of the explorers. It is a significant advance on other maps of the period, incorporating the work of surveyors like James Rennell, to whom the map was dedicated. Rennell was surveyor-general of the East India Company's dominions in Bengal and the information published in his 'Bengal Atlas' in 1779 appears here. Arrowsmith has also included topographical detail like mountain ranges in remarkable detail in regions as remote as Tibet. However it is interesting that even at this late date the Persian Gulf is not mapped properly, with no Qatar peninsula and Bahrain shown as two large islands: obviously the area was not an area in which European ships or cartographers were welcome.

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        Fables d'Esope. Dediées au Premier Consul Bonaparte. Écrites par Guillaume Montfort. Gravées par Beaublé.

      Chez Basset, Paris 1801 - Folio, modern ½ shagreen spine and corners and marbled boards; spine with gilt ornaments. Title page expertly restored. Fine copy of a ve ry beautiful edition of Aesop's fables, entirely engraved: title page and nineteen leaves. A profile of Bonaparte appears at the top of the title page, flanked by Fortune, who crowns him, and the Fren ch rooster; at the bottom, a lion, dog and horse cavort. Each leaf bears a vignette above the text of the fable followed by its moral lesson and below the text, a lovely calligraphic arabesque usually incorporating an animal. The vignettes are by Laurent Guyot, and the engravings of the leaves by Beaublé or Bariolle. Rare. Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SYTEME DES CONNAISSANCES CHIMIQUES, ET DE LEURS APPLICATIONS AUX PHENOMENES DE LA NATURE ET DE L'ART

      . Zustand: Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. Boudouin, Imprimeur de l'Institut National de Sciencies et des Arts. 1801. 23X15. Pasta. 10Vol. CLXXVI + 215Pag + 352P + 344P + 323P + 396P + 441P + 377P + 350P + 447P + 420P. Polilla en margenes superiores de algunas paginas sin afectar mucho al texto en 5 vol, aun asi buen estado (fotos). Rarissima Obra de Fourcroy. Ref entr 12.

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        Gesellenbrief mit Kupferstich-Ansicht von Reutlingen, ausgestellt für den Hutmacher-Gesellen Johann Franz Lotz aus Basel am 28 Oktober 1801.

      Reutlingen, 1801.. circa 35,5 x 42,5 cm. 1 Blatt verso weiss. Handwerksbrief mit Wachs-Siegel und den Unterschriften der Meister. Dem Hutmacher-Gesellen Lotz wird bescheinigt, dass er ein 3/4 Jahr in Reutlingen fleissig gearbeitet hat. - Gut erhalten, alte Faltspuren, gering fleckig, dekorativ.

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        [Hoboken Group XXI No. 3]. Die Jahreszeiten nach Thomson... Aufgeführt im National-Hof-Theater

      Wien: Gedruckt mit v. Kurtzbek&#39;schen Schriften. [1801]. Octavo. Sewn. 1f. (recto title, verso "Personen"), [3]-47, [i] (blank) pp. Text an adaptation by Gottfried van Swieten of a pastoral epic by James Thomson, 1726-1728. Very slightly worn; spine reinforced with contemporary paper; corners slightly turned; final leaf partially detached. A very nice, clean, wide-margined copy overall. . The rare original libretto issued for the first public performance of The Seasons on May 19, 1801. Robbins Landon: Chronicle and Works Vol. V p. 123 (locating one copy only, at the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna). "By spring 1799 Haydn and Swieten were planning a second oratorio, The Seasons, with a libretto based on James Thomson&#146;s pastoral epic of 1726&#150;8; Haydn composed the music apparently from autumn 1799 to the end of 1800. He suffered a serious illness in winter 1800&#150;01, as the work neared completion, during which he again identified with his own oratorio. His pupil Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm reported: "Speaking of the penultimate aria, &#145;Behold, O weak and foolish man, Behold the picture of thy life&#146; &#133; he said: &#145;This aria refers to me!&#146; And in this wonderful masterpiece he really did speak entirely from his inmost soul, so much so that he became seriously ill while composing it, and &#133; the Lord &#133; allowed him to see &#145;his life&#146;s image and his open grave.&#146;" "The private première at the Schwarzenberg Palace took place on 24 April 1801, the first public production on 19 May. Although the initial reception of The Seasons was favourable &#150; Haydn wrote to Clementi that it had enjoyed &#145;unanimous approval&#146; and that &#145;many prefer it to The Creation, because of its greater variety&#146; &#150; critical opinion soon became mixed, owing in part to its perceived &#145;lower&#146; subject, in part to a growing aesthetic resistance to its many pictorialisms. Haydn himself contributed to both strands of criticism: he supposedly said to Francis II, &#145;In The Creation angels speak and tell of God, but in The Seasons only Simon speaks&#146; (Dies); and he indiscreetly criticized Swieten&#146;s croaking frogs (&#145;Frenchified trash&#146;) and the absurdity of a choral hymn to toil (Fleiss). Nonetheless he maintained that it would join The Creation in assuring his lasting fame..." "... Notwithstanding its less exalted subject, The Seasons is compositionally more virtuoso than The Creation and offers greater variety of tone: Haydn&#146;s pastoral is one of the final glories of a tradition that is more than &#145;high&#146; enough." James Webster and Georg Feder in Grove online

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        Atlas Géographique dressé sur les meilliures Cartes de ces derniers tems, à l'usgae Des Ecoles, et de toute la Jeunesse des deux Sexes.

      1801 - Venice: Remondini, 1801. Small 8vo, decorated vellum, marbled endpapers, with original decorated vellum slipcase with title label; engr. frontis. & title, 2 double-page engraved indexes of maps, 60 numbered double-page maps in original colour, as called for. A charming miniature atlas published in the first year of the nineteenth century. Despite being published in Venice, French is used throughout.

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        Skiærtorsdag 1801. En liden Skizze. Med et Kobber over Slaget den 2 April.

      C.L. Lahde, 1801. XI s. + (4 s.) + 15 sider + 2 kobberstik. Indbunden med rød skindryg og guldtitel på forperm.. De 2 kobberstik viser flådernes placering set fra et vindue i nærheden. En sjælden og spændende øjenvidneskildring fra forreste linie om Slaget på Rheden 1801. (Bibl.. Da. III) Med Nicolai Bøgh´s exlibris på inderside af bindet. Noget senere indbinding. Lille rift på én side. Pænt og rent ex.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Six Picturesque Views in North Wales, Engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, From Drawings Made on the Spot: With Poetical Reflections on Leave that Country

      Published by J. Mawman, London 1801 - , 32 pages of text, with 6 aquatint plates First Edition , boards slightly darkened, binding firm, some light stains to pages and margins of some plates, illustrations remain clean, very small chips at edges of a few plates, the book is in good+ condition , modern half brown morocco with marbled paper boards, gilt decoration and titles at spine 26 x 23 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carta Corografica degli Stati di S.M. il re di Sardegna data in luce dall'Ingegnere Borgonio nel 1683 corretta ed accresciuta nell'anno 1772. Jacobus Stagnonus incidit Taurini 1772.

      1801 - Paris: Jean Goujon, c.1801. 25 sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued, total area 2030 x 1520mm. With the original calf gilt box, worn. Ink stamp of the "Dépôt de la Guerre" on each section.

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        [Ludwig Gabriel Rudolf] Stürler: Architecture Suisse, ou choix de maisons rustiques des Alpes du Canton Berne. (Lithogr. Titel: Schweizerische Architektur oder Auswahl hölzerner Gebäude aus dem Berner Oberland). Mit farbig lithogr. Titel u. 32 (4 farbigen u. beikolorierten, 2 teilw. farbigen u. 6 getönten) lithogr. Tafeln von J. F. Wagner u. einigen Abb. im Text. Bern, in Kommission bei J. J. Burgdorfer, 1844. Groß-Folio (55,0 x 39,5 cm). 20 S. Orig.-Pappband mit großer lithogr. Illustration auf dem Vorderdeckel.

      . . Erste Ausgabe. - Graffenried (1801-1859) u. Stürler (1805-1891) waren Architekten u. bezweckten, die ältere schweizerische Holzarchitektur des Hochgebirges, die schon damals im Verschwinden begriffen war, in Erinnerung zu halten u. zu ihrer Erhaltung beizutragen. Dies Werk ist also ein frühes Beispiel ländlicher Denkmalpflege. Lt. AKL (Bd. 60, S. 112) handelt es sich um "ein Inv[entar] von Bauernhäusern mit exakt gez. Bauaufnahmen. Dieses Werk ist ein wichtiger Beitr. zur Entwicklung und Popularisierung der Schweizer Holz-Archit. und liefert den ersten wiss. Ansatz zu diesem Thema." - Die Verfasser beschreiben die Geschichte u. allgemeine Konstruktion dieser Häuser u. behandeln auch die "Construction im Besonderen" (Fassaden, Wände, Zimmer, Ornamente etc.) S. 17-20 enthalten die Tafelerklärungen. Gezeigt werden Gebäude u.a. aus Iseltwald (1768 u. 1794), Grindelwald (1830), Golderen (1740), Erlenbach, Oberried, Bettelried u. Diemtigen. Die Farbtafeln mit prächtigen Gesamtdarstellungen, die übrigen Tafeln zur Konstruktion u. mit zahlreichen Details auch der Ornamentik. Provenienz: [Caesar] Pinnau (1906-1988; Hamburger Architekt); Besitzvermerk auf dem Vorsatz. Kat. Vorlagenwerke Berlin 1470. - Malberg S. 88. - UCBA S. 713. - Beschabt, fleckig u. an den Kanten bestoßen. Vorsatz am Rand etwas beschädigt. Ränder leicht gebräunt u. minimal fleckig.

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        LUCINDA; or, Virtue Triumphant. Designed for the instruction of youth.

      Engraved frontispiece; [4], 187pp. Original quarter red roan gilt over marbled boards. 12mo. First edition. A very good copy. Roscoe J339.

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        L'Astronomie, Poëme en trois chants.

      A Auxerre, de l'Imprimerie de Laurent Fournier. Se trouve à Paris, chez Rondonneau, an IX (1801). - in-8. 68pp. Broché, couverture ancienne (inscription manuscrite de l'époque sur le plat supérieur: "L'Astronomie, poëme en trois chants"). Edition Originale. Ami de Beaumarchais, l'écrivain français Paul Philippe Gudin de la Brenellerie (1738-1812) nourrissait une passion méconnue pour l'astronomie; on lui doit notamment la publication d'un "Tableau du système solaire" d'après le système de Laplace. Selon l'auteur, le présent poème "est peut-être le plus complet qu'on ait fait encore sur l'Astronomie, puisqu'il embrasse l'histoire de cette science, depuis les anciens Chaldéens jusqu'à nos jours, et l'état du ciel tel qu'il est en effet". Bel exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque de l'astronome montalbanais Anne-Jean-Pascal-Chrysostome Duc de la Chapelle (1765-1814), qui s'était fait construire son propre observatoire privé et à qui l'on doit de nombreuses observations astronomiques insérées dans le périodique "Connaissance des temps". Le verso de la couverture porte la mention autographe suivante: "De la bibliothèque de l'observatoire de A.J.P.Ch. Duc à Montauban". Très rare impression d'Auxerre. Exemplaire très pur, non rogné. Cioranescu, 32838. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Journey From London to the Isle of Wight

      Oriental Press by Wilson & Co for Edward Harding, 1801. Oriental Press by Wilson & Co for Edward Harding. 1801. F 1st Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes in one: ix, 205, (iv), 217 pages, 48 engraved plates with an extra plate (Portrait of Willm. Harvey at page 5 in volume 2), 2 folding maps (1 partly hand coloured), recent half brown leather with marbled paper sides. 5 raised bands on the spine and tooling. some browning and foxing mainly in the margins of the plates. new end papers. a few age related marks. no inscriptions and very well bound

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        Hamburger Kleidertracht. Helgolander - Kolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung.

      . Blatt 30 aus der Folge "Kleidertracht in Hamburg" (1801-1806); zwei Männer und zwei Frauen zeigen die Helgoländer Tracht, wie sie um 1800 dort üblich war. Die beiden Frauen links im Bild tragen den altfriesischen Pai, einen roten, ärmellosen Miederrock mit gelber Kante; die Ärmel wurden gesondert angezogen, die Kopfbedeckung ist eine Kragenkapuze, die aus mit Pappe versteiftem Stoff besteht und je nach Wetterlage zurückgeschoben oder über den Kopf gezogen werden konnte. Die Männer tragen weit ausfallende Pumphosen, Stiefel, einen Wams und über den schulterlangen Haaren eine hohe topfartige Mütze. Das Blatt am Bildunterrand bezeichnet mit *Kleidertracht in Hamburg - Helgolander - 30*. Das Blatt gleichmäßig gebräunt, unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt. Bildgröße: 24,5 x 17 cm, Rahmengröße: 41,5 x 31,5 cm. Guter Zustand. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Burg Klusenstein im Höllental; links das Mühlengebäude ('Der Clusenstein im Hünenthal in der Grafschaft Mark').

      . kolorierte Umrißradierung auf Thurneisenbütten v. Anton Wilhelm Strack n. F. Schütze aus Malerische Reise durch Westphalen, 1801, 35 x 47 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Westfalia Picta, Band II, WP 79/4/428; Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd. XXXII, S. 145. - A.W. Strack (1758 Haina - 1829 Bückeburg) war Maler u. Graphiker. Er war Schüler seines Onkels Anton Wilhelm Tischbein u. Johann Heinrich Tischbein sowie von Quaglio in Mannheim. - Am linken Rand alt hinterlegter Einriss bis zur Bildkante.

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        Portrait stipple engraving by Johann Friedrich Schroeter (1771-1836)

      Leipzig Breitkopf & Härtel 1801. 106 x 86 mm. Bust-length. Minor horizontal creasing.. The present engraving illustrates the title leaf of the musical periodical Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung (3rd year, October 1, 1800 to September 23, 1801).

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        Reise nach Constantinopel, die Ebene von Troja, und in die Levante.

      Berlin u. Hamburg, 1801.. 8°. 2 Bll., 332 SS., 4 Kupfer, 2 gestochene Karten auf 1 gefalteten Tafel Pappband d. Zt.. Bibliothek der neuesten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen, Bd. VIII. - Chatzipanagioti-Sangmeister 272: "Dallaway (1763-1834), seit 1789 Mitglied der Society of Antiquaries, reiste 1794 mit dem britischen Botschafter Robert Liston nach Konstantinopel. Sein Reisebericht bezeugt das seit den 70er Jahren des 18. Jahrhunderts wachsende Interesse an der Kultur der Neugriechen und deren Beziehungen zu jener der Altgriechen." Die Kupferstiche zeigen das Serail, die sieben Türme, Bursa und Smyrna. Ein Kapitel widmet sich der neugriechischen Sprache. - Gut erhalten, gering fleckig und berieben. Ganz unbeschnitten und sehr breitrandig.

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        Nouveau Dictionnaire De Poche, Francois-Italien

      Paris - Bossange, 1801. Paris - Bossange, 1801 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Martinelli&#39;s French-Italian pocketdictionary. Second edition. With notes on grammar and pronunciation. Condition: In a tree-calf binding. Externally sound, with wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Previous owner&#39;sink stamps to recto of front free-endpaper and title page. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        VOYAGES AU MONT-PERDU ET DANS LA PARTIE ADJACENTE DES HAUTES-PYRÉNÉES.

      1801 - Paris, Belin, 1801. In-8 (133 X 211) basane fauve racinée, dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs, compartiments ornés d?un maillage de filets, points et fleurettes, ou d?un grand fleuron, pièce de titre veau noir, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque) ; IV pages de titre et sommaire, 392 pages, 6 planches dépliantes. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet IMPORTANT LIVRE PYRÉNÉISTE, «ouvrage capital» selon Béraldi. Il s'agit du récit des explorations de Ramond de Carbonnières dans le massif du Mont-Perdu. L'ouvrage est bien complet des SIX PLANCHES dépliantes, dont un frontispice. Elles sont dessinées par Ramond et gravées sur vélin fort parBaltard, à l'exception d'une planche de fossiles dessinée par Maréchal et gravée par Jourdan. UN DES PREMIERS EXPLORATEURS DES HAUTES-PYRÉNÉES : avec le développement du thermalisme au XIXe siècle, de nombreux poètes, peintres et écrivains viennent dans les Pyrénées, tombant sous leur charme. Avant eux, Louis François Élisabeth Ramond de Carbonnières fait figure de précurseur. D'origine alsacienne, le jeune homme proche du courant «Sturm und Drang» se passionne vite pour la haute montagne. En 1787, Ramond accompagne le cardinal de Rohan qui se rend aux eaux thermales de Barèges et en profite pour parcourir une grande partie des Pyrénées centrales. Passionné de botanique, il recense plus de huit cent espèces dont une fleur, la «ramondia», qui portera son nom. Enseignant ensuite les sciences naturelles à l'école centrale de Tarbes, il répertorie dans ses carnets plantes et minéraux. Étudiant les problèmes d'altimétrie, il fait de nombreux croquis de montagnes, de sommets. Une de ses promenades favorites est de grimper au pic du Midi afin de voir le «massif calcaire» du Marboré. En 1797, il monte une première expédition au mont Perdu par le lac Glacé. Cinq ans plus tard, le téméraire ascensionniste entreprend une autre expédition et atteint en 1802, pour la première fois, le sommet du mont Perdu. «Servis par un style admirable, les écrits pyrénéens de Ramond demeurent une pièce majeure des livres pyrénéistes» (Claude Dendaletche). SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE en reliure d'époque, au dos décoratif, d'une remarquable fraîcheur. («Rare», Dendaletche, 1514 - «Peu commun et très recherché», Labarère, 1228 - «Peu courant et très recherché», Perret, 3566 - «Livre capital», Béraldi, "Cent Ans", I, 49 à 56 - "Gazette Drouot 2013", n°27, "Le pionnier du pyrénéisme", page 77). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Notes on the State of Virginia

      New York: Printed by M. L. & W. A. Davis. - For Furman & Loudon, 1801. New York: Printed by M. L. & W. A. Davis. - For Furman & Loudon, 1801. Third Edition. Leather_bound. Very good. Third Edition. Leather_bound. 8vo. 392pp. Frontis portrait. Folding map and chart. Rebound in full brown calf with gilt stamped title on brown leather spine label. New cream color paste downs and front and rear end sheets added. Original blank end sheets present. Old ink library number on verso of title page and faint blind stamp of library on contents page. Map and chart are in very good condition. This is the last edition published during the author&#39;s lifetime.& & Howes J 78; Sabin 35906.

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        Tales of Wonder

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the Author, and sold by J. Bell, 1801 - This work was mockingly nicknamed "Tales of Plunder" due to its high quality and price. It includes some pieces by Walter Scott who, although not mentioned on the title page, collaborated with Lewis on this collection of ballads. "The considerable literary output of Lewis is neglected today, but his influence upon contemporary romanticism and the catharsis which his extravagance effected upon its morbid elements cannot be overlooked" (Kunitz & Haycraft) First edition. 2 volumes bound in 1 vols., Large 8vo (9-7/8 x 6-1/4 in.). [iv], 236; [iv], 237-482, [2] pp. Contemporary diced Russia, covers gilt with wide outer border of filets and small floral tools, spine gilt in six compartments, all edges marbled. Joints rubbed, spotting to first and last few leaves. Kunitz & Haycraft, pp. 383-4; Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, pp. 525, 529 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rural Sports. 3 Volume Set

      London : Bunny & Gold 1801 - 4to. 535p.,378p., 356p., 65 ill. pl. Bound in contemporary full speckled calf. Gilt lettering and tooling on spine. Blue speckled page ends. Marbled end pages. Good bindings and covers. Minimal shelfwear. Front board starting on Vol. I. Contemporary owner's name on SEP. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Westwood & Satchell p 76. ABPC 1976-78 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geist der merkwürdigsten Bündnisse und Friedensschlüsse des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Theilnahme des Deutschen Reichs und der Preussischen Monarchie an denselben. 5 Bde. (UND) Geist der merkwürdigsten Bündnisse und Friedensschlüsse des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. Ein Nachtrag

      Gera, bzw. Leipzig und Gera, Heinsius 1801 - 1803.. Gera, bzw. Leipzig und Gera, Heinsius 1801 - 1803.. 7 Bände. HLdr. d. Zt. mit etwas Rückenverg. und Rückenschild. Gering berieben. Stark stockfleckig und gebräunt. Die ersten und letzten Seiten, Vorsätze und Spiegel mit Leimschatten. Vorderer Vorsatz mit altem Besitzvermerk.

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        Der geschloßne Handelsstaat. Ein philosophischer Entwurf als Anhang zur Rechtslehre, und Probe einer künftig zu liefernden Politik.

      Wien 1801.. (20) 219 S., goldgepr. HLdr., etw. berieben u. bestoßen..

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        Handbuch der Zoopharmakologie (Pharmacology Guide The Zoo) 2 Volume

      1801 - Small Tear on spine. General wear and rubbed cover. 3/4 leather bound. Tight binding. NO bookplate. Foxing on pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1801 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Hoboken Group XXI No. 3]. Die Jahreszeiten nach Thomson... Aufgeführt im National-Hof-Theater

      Wien Gedruckt mit v. Kurtzbek'schen Schriften [1801]. Octavo. Sewn. 1f. (recto title, verso "Personen"), [3]-47, [i] (blank) pp. Text an adaptation by Gottfried van Swieten of a pastoral epic by James Thomson, 1726-1728. Very slightly worn; spine reinforced with contemporary paper; corners slightly turned; final leaf partially detached. A very nice, clean, wide-margined copy overall.. The rare original libretto issued for the first public performance of The Seasons on May 19, 1801. Robbins Landon: Chronicle and Works Vol. V p. 123 (locating one copy only, at the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna). "By spring 1799 Haydn and Swieten were planning a second oratorio, The Seasons, with a libretto based on James Thomson's pastoral epic of 1726-8; Haydn composed the music apparently from autumn 1799 to the end of 1800. He suffered a serious illness in winter 1800-01, as the work neared completion, during which he again identified with his own oratorio. His pupil Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm reported: "Speaking of the penultimate aria, 'Behold, O weak and foolish man, Behold the picture of thy life' he said: 'This aria refers to me!' And in this wonderful masterpiece he really did speak entirely from his inmost soul, so much so that he became seriously ill while composing it, and the Lord allowed him to see 'his life's image and his open grave.'" "The private premiere at the Schwarzenberg Palace took place on 24 April 1801, the first public production on 19 May. Although the initial reception of The Seasons was favourable - Haydn wrote to Clementi that it had enjoyed 'unanimous approval' and that 'many prefer it to The Creation, because of its greater variety' - critical opinion soon became mixed, owing in part to its perceived 'lower' subject, in part to a growing aesthetic resistance to its many pictorialisms. Haydn himself contributed to both strands of criticism: he supposedly said to Francis II, 'In The Creation angels speak and tell of God, but in The Seasons only Simon speaks' (Dies); and he indiscreetly criticized Swieten's croaking frogs ('Frenchified trash') and the absurdity of a choral hymn to toil (Fleiss). Nonetheless he maintained that it would join The Creation in assuring his lasting fame..." "... Notwithstanding its less exalted subject, The Seasons is compositionally more virtuoso than The Creation and offers greater variety of tone: Haydn's pastoral is one of the final glories of a tradition that is more than 'high' enough." James Webster and Georg Feder in Grove online

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        Observations On Modern Gardening, And Laying Out Pleasure-Grounds, Parks, Farms, Ridings, Etc. Illustrated By Descriptions. To Which Is Added, An Essay On the Different Natural Situations Of Gardens. A New Edition With Notes By Horace (Late) Earl of Orford

      London: West And Hughes, 1801. London: West And Hughes, 1801. New Edition. leather_bound. Contemporary red straight grained morocco. Aeg, Very good/No Dust Jacket. 155 pages. 27 x 21 cm. Six hand-colored etchings appear only in this edition "of some of the gardens described, and notes consisting of extracts from Horace Walpole&#39;s essay `On Modern Gardening&#39;. Five of the illustrations were made from drawings by William Woolett, outstanding as an engraver, and also noted as a draughtsman. To this edition was added `An essay on the different natural situations of gardens&#39;, first published in 1774 as a separate work." [see HENREY, Vol.II, pp.509-510]. Originally published 1770, and according to HENREY, "The most comprehensive work on the theory of landscape design developed by the natural school before the time of Humphrey Repton....." ABBEY SCENERY 389. Two bookplates, front endpapers, title foxed, frontispiece toning mostly marginal, marbled endpapers.

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        SYTEME DES CONNAISSANCES CHIMIQUES, ET DE LEURS APPLICATIONS AUX PHENOMENES DE LA NATURE ET DE L'ART

      Boudouin, Imprimeur de l'Institut National de Sciencies et des Arts. - París. Boudouin, Imprimeur de l'Institut National de Sciencies et des Arts. 1801. 23X15. Pasta. 10Vol. CLXXVI + 215Pág + 352P + 344P + 323P + 396P + 441P + 377P + 350P + 447P + 420P. Polilla en margenes superiores de algunas paginas sin afectar mucho al texto en 5 vol, aun asi buen estado (fotos). Raríssima Obra de Fourcroy. Ref entr 12. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations on friendly societies, for the maintenance of the industrious classes, during sickness, infirmity, old age and other exigencies

      London, printed for J. White, Fleet Street, and J. Wright, Picadilly 1801 - One small volume in recent plain wrappers, pp. (2), 30; disbound from a sammelband, clean and crisp, very good. First edition. In this pamphlet Eden describes the working of friendly societies in the 1790s, critizising as well as providing an account of the benefits of such societies. Kress B 4368, Black 2299 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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