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        Versuch den Ursprung der Spielkarten, die Einführung des Leinenpapieres, und den Anfang der Holzschneidekunst in Europa zu erforschen.

      Leipzig, Selbstverlag (und Roch) 1784 -, 1801. - 2 Tle. in 2 Bänden. Mit 14 num. Kupfern auf 12 (8 mehrfach gefalt.) Tafeln. 2 Bl., 136 S.; XXII, 218 S. Dekorative Hldr.-Bde. im Stil d. Zt. Mit Schuber. 4°. Erste Ausgabe, mit dem zweiten Teil sehr selten! - Bigmore-W. I, 81. Hargrave 371. - Eines der ersten Bücher, in dem systematisch Spielkarten, ihre Herstellung, Verwendung und Geschichte behandelt sind. "A learned and practical treatise on the origin of playing-cards, the introduction of paper made from linen into the various countries of Europe, and the invention of wood-engraving, with many citations of authority for the statements made. The plates are very curious." - Der zweite Teil wurde von Roch aus dem Nachlass herausgegeben und mit einer Vorrede versehen, mit einem zweiten Untertitel: "Beyträge zu einer Geschichte der Schreibekunst", und enthält: Von der Holzschneidekunst in Europa (S. 1-18 und 151-176). Kurze Geschichte der (Schön-)Schreiberey (19-79). Versuch einer Geschichte der Bildschnitzerey und der Bildtreiberey in den Kirchen (80-82). Ueber die Geschichte der Mahlerey in den Kirchen (83-131). Ueber Glasmalerey (132-144). Malerey in Handschriften (145-150). Danach schließt sich ein ausführliches Register an. - Etw. gebräunt, tls. stärker braun- und stockfleckig, Tl. I teilw. unbeschnitten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Della Specola Astronomica de' Regi Studi di Palermo Libri Quattro.Palermo: Reale Stamperia, 1792. First edition.

      A fine copy, uncut in the original boards, of Piazzi's account of the Palermo Observatory, which he established, and where he made the observations that led to his discovery, on January 1, 1801, of the minor planet Ceres.<br/><br/> <i>Specola Astronomica</i> includes Piazzi's description of the astronomical instruments he had commissioned and assembled for the Palermo Observatory, the most famous of which was Jesse Ramsden's vertical circle, illustrated on the plates in this volume. A "large theodolite-type instrument was the 5-foot vertical circle which Ramsden made for Piazzi's new observatory at Palermo. Both Ramsden and Piazzi worked at this instrument, twice abandoned before its completion in August, 1789. The horizontal circle gave readings in azimuth read by a micrometer microscope, and the vertical, readings in altitude by two diametrically opposed microscopes. The divisions on the circles were illuminated by an inclined silver mirror fixed to each microscope, and the wires in the telescope eyepiece by transmitting light from a small instrument through the hollow tube-axis - two Ramsden innovations. This instrument, the finest complete circle hitherto made, formed the basis of Piazzi's astronomical work. With it he catalogued nearly 8000 stars, compiled a valuable table of refractions, and attempted to measure the parallax of several bright stars. The great labour involved in the catalogue is the more remarkable when we consider that each star was observed several times before its position was decided" (King, <i>History of the Telescope</i>, pp. 166-8, with the circle illustrated). <br/><br/> Summoned in 1780 by the viceroy of Sicily to fill the chair of higher mathematics at the Academy of Palermo, Piazzi was encouraged to establish an astronomical observatory, "and toward the end of the 1780s Piazzi went to England in order to obtain the best possible equipment. <br/><br/> "In England, Piazzi met Maskelyne, William Herschel, and Ramsden... The most important result of Piazzi's English visit... was the great five-foot vertical circle, a masterpiece of eighteenth-century technology, that he commissioned from Ramsden. It was installed in the observatory in the Santa Ninfa tower of the royal palace of Palermo in 1789, and is still preserved there. The Palermo observatory opened in 1790, and Piazzi was appointed its director, a post that he retained for most of the rest of his life. <br/><br/> "Having returned to Palermo, Piazzi took up the problem of the precise determination of the astronomical coordinates (direct ascension and declination) of the principal stars. Palermo was then the southernmost European observatory, and the favourable climatic conditions that it provided allowed him to study more stars than had been previously catalogued, with a greater degree of accuracy" (DSB). <br/><br/> Piazzi published two additional parts of this work, but without plates, in 1794 and 1806. <br/><br/> Lalande, p. 622 ("Ce grand et précieux ouvrage").. Folio (370 x 255 mm), pp. xxxii, 240 and 4 folding engraved plates (the first plate showing Ramsden's vertical circle measures 650 x 470 mm). Uncut and completely untouched in the original carta rustica, a very fine, fresh, and crisp copy. Rare

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        An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa In the Years 1797 and 1798

      London: T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, Printed by A. Strahan, 1801. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Sir John Barrow (1764-1848) was born the son of Roger Barrow in the village of Dragley Beck, in the parish of Ulverston (then in Lancashire, now in Cumbria). He started in life as superintending clerk of an iron foundry at Liverpool and afterwards, in his twenties, taught mathematics at a private school in Greenwich. In 1797 he accompanied Lord Macartney, as private secretary in Maccartney&#39;s delicate mission to settle the government of the newly acquired colony of the Cape of Good Hope. Barrow was entrusted with the task of reconciling the Boer settlers and the native Black population and of reporting on the country in the interior. On his return from his journey, in the course of which he visited all parts of the colony, he was appointed auditor-general of public accounts. He now decided to settle in South Africa, married Anne Maria Trüter, and in 1800 bought a house in Cape Town. But the surrender of the colony at the peace of Amiens (1802) upset this plan. He returned to England in 1804, was appointed Second Secretary to the Admiralty by Viscount Melville, a post which he held for forty years. During his travels through South Africa, Barrow compiled copious notes and sketches of the countryside he was traversing. In his position at the Admiralty, Barrow was a great promoter of Arctic voyages of discovery, including those of John Ross, William Edward Parry, James Clark Ross, and John Franklin. The Barrow Strait in the Canadian Arctic as well as Point Barrow and the city of Barrow in Alaska are named after him. He is reputed to have been the initial proposer of St Helena as the new place of exile for Napoleon Bonaparte following the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Barrow was a fellow of the Royal Society, and in 1821 received the degree of LL.D from the University of Edinburgh. A baronetcy was conferred on him by Sir Robert Peel in 1835. He was also a member of the Raleigh Club, a forerunner of the Royal Geographical Society. He retired from public life in 1845 and devoted himself to writing a history of the modern Arctic voyages of discovery (1846), as well as his autobiography, published in 1847. He died suddenly on 23 November 1848. Here are two volumes from 1801 and 1804, both first editions, professionally rebacked to expertly marry the original calf boards to an extensively gilt and tooled brown leather spine with red title label. The condition of the binding is now fine. The contents are very good indeed. All the signature maps and fold-out illustrations of this edition are present, several hand-colored. Minor spotting is intermittent, but mostly confined to the early leaves of Volume I. The Volume I folding map has been professionally reinforced.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Dei delitti e delle pene edizione Rivista, corretta, e disposta secondo l'ordine della traduzione francese. Approvato dall'autore coll'aggiunta del commmentario alla detta opera di M. de Voltaire Tradotto da celebre autore.

      presso Andrea Mainardi 1801 - Milan, presso Andrea Mainardi, 1801. In 8 de 160pp. reliure en plein parchemin rigide de l'époque, pièce de titre de papier orange surlignée et soulignée de doubles filets dorés, rousseurs éparses, plus prononcées à certains endroits, tranches mouchetées de bleu, bon exemplaire. C'est sous le couvert de l'anonymat et seulement âgé de 26 ans que l'auteur (1738-1794) décida la publication à Livourne de ce traité qui devait modifier toute l'histoire du code pénal. Dans cet ouvrage, Beccaria posa les bases de la réflexion moderne en matière de droit pénal. Il proposa de limiter le pouvoir des juges, distingua le droit et la morale, refusa de punir l'intention, individualisa la peine et posa le principe de la proportionnalité entre les délits et les peines. Farouche opposant à la peine de mort, il proposa de transformer cette sentence en peine plus ou moins longue selon la gravité des crimes. Un des ouvrages les plus influents de toute l'histoire de la criminologie. L'édition originale de cet oeuvre fut publiée en 1766 à Lausanne dans une traduction de Morellet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Scritti]
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        AN HISTORICAL TOUR IN MONMOUTHSHIRE; Illustrated with Views by Sir R.C. Hoare

      T. Cadell, Jun and W. Davies 1801. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. in 1. Sm. 4to. [xii] + v + [iii] + 31* + 208pp. + [XII] + pp.(209-433) + 433* + [vii]. + [i] Advert. 55 views, 2 maps including 1 folding, 11 ports, 7 town plans, 16 ground plans (2 bound in upside down), folding facsimile, 3 pedigrees, vignettes throughout. Sl. cropped losing approx. ½&#148; from the height and just over ¼&#148; from the width of the leaves, signature S4 repaired, prelims. to vol. 1 lightly waterstained to leading corner, some mainly marginal browning, marbled and edges, later calf boards with blind and gilt tooling to edges, some marking, rebacked with original spine laid down, gilt dec. raised bands with gilt motifs and gilt lettered title label to spine. William Coxe (1747-1828). Archdeacon and historian. His main interest was in publishing accounts of his travels and working on the family papers of his noble patrons. It was his friend and patron Sir Richard Colt Hoare who persuaded him to accompany him on a tour of Monmouthshire in the autumn of 1789. Hoare, who made a number of drawings, sixty of which subsequently appeared in the above work, encouraged him to return to Monmouthshire twice during 1799 to interview countless gentry and amplify his notes. The author declared he spent five months in the county and travelled some fifteen hundred miles: The result of his enquiries &#145;An Historical Tour ...&#146;, although disclaiming any pretension to being a history of the county, and despite its plodding style, is much fuller and more valuable than the accounts of most other travellers in Wales during the late eighteenth century.& D.N.B. &#39;...he devoted himself chiefly to a series of memoirs, which are of great value for the history of the eighteenth century...&#39; Additional postage may be necessary. US$640

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        A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain;

      [by T. Davison; and R. Noble] for G. and J. Robinson, G. Kearsley, and T. N. Longman and O. Rees,, London 1801 - A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain; Divided into Journeys. Interspersed with Useful Observations; Particularly Calculated for the Use of those who are Desirous of Travelling over England & Scotland. Two folding hand-coloured maps (in vols.1 and 2). Six volumes. 8vo. [208 x 128 x 180 mm]. viii, cclxxiv, 164, [16] pp; viii, 391, [17] pp; vi, 416, [18] pp; viii, 401, [17] pp; x, 377, [17] pp; viii, 391, [14] pp. Bound in the original blue boards, white paper spines, lettered on a printed label, uncut edges. (Small loss of paper at head of spines on vols.1 and 5, splits to joints and a few minor marks). Contained in a new slipcase covered with marbled paper. Vol.3 was printed by Noble and the others by Davison. A very good copy in the original boards. Cruttwell had previously compiled a Gazetteer of France (1793) and The New Universal Gazetteer (1798). Booklabel of Trevor Shaw, bought from Ken Spelman in 1988.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        The Public Acts in Force; Passed by the Legislature of Barbados

      1801. Compiled Acts of the Barbados Legislature, 1801, With a Digest [Barbados]. Moore, Samuel, Editor. The Public Acts in Force; Passed by the Legislature of Barbados, From May 11th 1762 to April 8th 1800, Inclusive; Carefully Compared and Examined with the Acts in the Secretary&#39;s Office of the Said Island: A Digested Abridgment of the Said Acts; And, An Index: With a Table of Said Acts; And, A Table of All the Acts Passed During the Above Period, Which are Private or Not in Force. London: Printed for Samuel Moore, 1801. xxiv, 435; [iv], 79, [9] pp. Two parts, each with title page and individual pagination. Octavo (9-1/2" x 5-3/4"). Later buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Some soiling, light shelfwear, some chipping to lettering pieces, front hinge cracked, "Advertisement" signed by Moore affixed to front free endpaper. Some toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Residue of location label to spine, stamp to title page, annotations to verso. * The first nineteenth-century compilation. With index, side-notes and subscriber list. Dealing with a wide range of topics, these volumes are useful for their insights into the daily life of the colony and the mechanisms of colonial administration. Colonized by the British in 1625, Barbados remained a British possession until 1966. It always enjoyed a large measure of autonomy; its House of Assembly held its first meeting in 1639. The signed Advertisement guarantees the authenticity of this edition. OCLC locates 1 copy in North America (at the University of Minnesota law library). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:295.

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        The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. Dean of St. Patrick&#39;s, Dublin

      London: J. Johnson, J. Nichols et al, 1801. Nineteen volumes complete - Volume One - ix, [3], iii-xviii, 540pp, [2]; Volume Two - xlvi, xxii, 23-428pp; Volume Three - 456pp; Volume Four - 440pp; Volume Five - iv, 472pp; Volume Six - xvi, 358pp; Volume Seven - vii, [1], 436pp; Volume Eight - [2], 438pp; Volume Nine - iv, 426pp; Volume Ten - [2], 397pp, [1]; Volume Eleven - viii, 486pp; Volume Twelve - viii, 495pp, [1]; Volume Thirteen - viii, 472pp; Volume Fourteen - [4], 385pp, [1]; Volume Fifteen - [4], 431pp, [1]; Volume Sixteen - iv, 375pp, [1]; Volume Seventeen - v, 480pp; Volume Eighteen - vii, [1], 464pp and Volume Nineteen - vi, 396pp. Uniform half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth spines divided into five panels, running title to second panel, volume number to fourth, third panel has a later calf title label, remaining panels with rectangular gilt device. Spines lightly faded, rubbed to extremities, previous owners armorial bookplate (Sir Baldwin Leighton - presumably the Seventh Baronet, but possibly the Sixth) to front boards and previous owners name again to front pastedowns. Internally some browning and foxing, usually light, but occasionally heavier, occasional soiling but generally fairly clean, one or two gatherings slightly loose, but attached, black ink mark to ffep of volume one, frontispiece off-set onto title. Half-title and engraved portrait frontispiece to volume one. The first of the "Nichols&#39;s" editions, Teerink-Scouten 129. First Thus. Half Calf and Boards. Good. 8vo.

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        Chinese Punishments - Album of 12 Delicate Paintings on Pith

      (circa1860).. Set of 12 delicate paintings on pith presented in small album. Album measures 9.7 x 13.5cm. The size of the paintings vary slightly but approximately 8.5 x 11.5cm. The images are held in place by a blue ribbon which additionally serves as an attractive border. Directly below each image an early owner has captioned each scene in a neat hand. The first image shows a court scene, the second an arrest of a criminal, and the following images various other punishments. In one case the caption explains what the punishment shown was given for. Original card boards re-covered with silk, original ribbon ties. The leaves of the album show some very minor wear and soiling, in one place at the upper corner of one pith leaf there is a tiny amount of insect damage but this does not affect the image. A fascinating little album in very good condition. Collections of pith paintings such as these were issued to satisfy the desire of the European visitor to China for a light weight attractive souvenir to take home. There is some dispute as to when pith paintings first became available but certainly by the beginning of the 19th century through to the end of the 19th century they were very popular. The paintings were frequently sold in albums, such as this, although some, particularly in the latter part of the 19th century, were issued as small collections in glass fronted boxes. The subject of this particular collection, which to European eyes showed the sensational cruel and strange punishments of China, was a popular theme. This interest in Chinese punishments being a proven seller in Europe as the publication and subsequently reissues of Mason&#39;s &#39;The Punishments of China&#39; (first published 1801 and illustrated with hand coloured stipple engravings) showed. .

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        A Dialogue on the Distinct Characters of the Picturesque and the Beautiful in Answer to the Objections of Mr. Knight

      Hereford: Robson, 1801. Prefaced by and Introductory Essay on Beauty. 229 pages. Very minor foxing to front pages. Blue cloth, slightly scuffed. Else tight and delightful. No half title (don&#39;t know if there should be one). Previous owner was Leonard Charles Price in Surrey. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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      Stamperia e Fonderia al Genio Tipografico Anno IX (1801). In-8 gr. (mm. 266 x 212), elegante legat. ottocentesca in pelle zigrinata (dorso rifatto), cornice floreale dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, tagli gialli, pp. (8),373,(3), con 30 grandi vignette nel t. e 6 tavv., f.t. e più volte ripieg., il tutto inc. in rame. Le bellissime incisioni che adornano il volume illustrano fra l?altro vedute della Villa Silva di Cinisello, della villa Cusani di Desio, il laghetto della Villa Reale a Monza, i giardini del castello di Belgioioso e vari altri giardini milanesi. "Prima edizione", molto rara, di un famoso trattato sull?arte dei giardini inglesi. Questo testo influenzò largamente la formazione di molti giardini privati e pubblici in Italia, nel corso dell'Ottocento ed è considerata dal Cicognara (n. 960) e da Schlosser Magnino (p. 684) "la più importante opera italiana sull'argomento". Occhietto e ultima c. (di Errata) ben restaur. per consistente mancanza (non di t.); frontesp. e ultime 4 cc. restaur. al marg. sup. per picc. manc.; lievi aloni alle prime 13 cc. A parte questi difetti, l?esempl., su carta distinta, è ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Geschichte von Amerika. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Johann Friedrich Schiller. Neue Ausgabe. 3 Bände.

      Leipzig, Weidmannische Buchhandlung, 1798 - 1801. - Mit ganzseitigem Frontispiz (Porträt des Autors), vier großformatigen, mehrfach gefalteten, gestochenen Landkarten sowie einer gestochenen, mehrfach gefalteten Bildtafel (Mexicanische Bilderschriften) sowie mit ausführlichem Register im zweiten Band. Einschlägiges Werk zur Geschichte des amerikanischen Kontinents mit besonderem Augenmerk unter anderem auf die Entdeckungsgeschichte und die Eroberungshistorie Mittelamerikas. de 5000 Buchrücken des ersten Bandes fachmännisch restauriert. Die Bände ansonsten in sehr gutem Zustand, auch innen frische, nahezu fleckenfreie Exemplare; Karten vollständig vorhanden und sauber erhalten. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). 8 Bl., 574 S., 2 Bl., 618 S., 28 Bl., XVI, 206 S. Vollständiges Werk in 3 Bänden. Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln; Buchdeckel in anthrazitfarbener Marmorierung und mit Lederecken; der beschädigte Rücken des ersten Bandes wurde buchbinderisch mit hochwertiger Leinenstruktur restauriert.

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        Analytical Institutions, in four books: originally written in Italian.: complete in two volumes: Volume the First and Volume the Second. [Inscribed by the Editor.]

      London:: Printed by Wilks & Taylor, for F. Wingrave, F. and C. Rivington, et al,, 1801.. First English edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine. Volume I: xxvii, (i), xlvi, [ii], 251; Volume II: [iv], 371pp. The pages of Volume I are clean and fresh, and, in profile, rippled, as well as uncut and partially unopened. Firm, in the publishers&#39; original blue paper-covered boards, with tan paper spine titled in faded ink, with a little light surface wear and some discreet professional refurbishment. Vol II contents clean and fresh, edges cut (though margins generous), in a new paper-covered quarter binding of pale blue boards with a buff spine and white label. Both volumes quarto, 288x225 and 271x216mm respectively. The work is preceded by an Advertisement by the Editor, Some Account of Maria Agnesi, The Author&#39;s Dedication, the Author&#39;s Preface to the Reader, a Table of Contents, and the 46-pages of The Plan of the the Lady&#39;s System of Analytics. There is marked admiration of Agnesi and amazement at her achievements as a woman in this field, the hope being expressed that &#39;our English ladies&#39; may not be outdone. ** The early ownership of Volume I is interesting: There is an early gift inscription in brown ink to the verso of the half-title - &#39;To the Rt. Hon. W. Windham from the Revd. J. Hellins&#39;: Hellins (c.1749-1827) was the mathematician who brought the present work to press, while the recipient was William Windham (1750-1810), the notable Whig statesman, also a respected mathematician, and personally much admired by Johnson and Macaulay. The front pastedown bears the inked name of a subsequent owner, &#39;Eldon&#39;, that is, John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838), sometime Lord Chancellor, with his small armorial medallion pasted below. ** An attractive unmatched set. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

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        OEUVRES de PLUTARQUE : Les vies del hommes illustres; Les vies des hommes illustres pour servir de supplement aux vies de Pluterque; Oeuvres morales; Oeuvres melées, Oeuvres melées cont. la Vie d?Homère, l?Essai sur la poésie, le Traité de la Noblesse et plusieurs fragmens; Table des matières des Hommes ill.; Table des matières des Oeuvres morales et melées; in 25 voll.

      Imprimerie de Cussac 1801/1805 in 8°, pp. 12.000 circa ; p/pelle coeva verde, tit. e fregi in oro e a secco al ds., cornici in oro e a secco ai piatti, sguardie e tagli marmorizzati, nastri segnalibri; "Traduit du grec par Amyot, Grand-Aumonier de France, Avec des Notes et des Observations, par MM. Brotier et Vauvilliers, nouvelle édition revue, corrigée et augmentée, par E. Clavier". Opera ill. da 22 incisioni in taglio dolce f.t. di Marechal, J.M. Moreau, A. Borel, De Longueil, C.P. Marillier, Mirys, e 131 medaglioni n.t. accuratamente tratti da medaglie antiche.; ex libris del Comte de Lanet au Chateau de La Garde Giron, piccole mancanze alle leg. del 2° e del 5° vol., e qc. lieve spellatura ma ottimi voll. freschi e con ampi margini; Graesse V, p. 364. 599/23

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        The Works of Sir William Jones Supplementary Volumes. Volume I

      sp;- London - Robinson, and Evans12.5 by 9.5; 492pp., 1801 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce copy of one of the supplementary 1801 volumes to the valuable six-volume Works of Sir William Jones (1799 - London - Robinson). Something of a polyglot and a polymath, Sir William Jones (1746-1794) was a Welsh officer of the East India Company, and an insatiable scholar of Indian and Persian cultures. After graduating from Oxford in 1768, Jones began a spell as a tutor which bred his love for all things Eastern; by the age of 24 he had earned such a reputation as an &#39;Orientalist&#39; that he published a French translation (Histoire de Nader) from the Persian works of Astarabati at the personal behest of the King of Denmark. In 1770, Jones joined the Middle Temple and began the practice of law, a career choice which (afterbeingdispatched on afailed attempt with Benjamin Franklin to prevent the American Revolution) would lead him to India via his appointment as a judge on the Calcutta circuit. Hypnotised by what he saw there, Jones produced an astonishingvolume of work on Indian culture and language (including first English translations of much prominent Indian literature) before his untimely death at the age of 47. Here we have volume I only of the incredibly scarcesupplementary volumes to his compiled works; published in 1801 in London (two years after the initial six volumes). Whilst the boards could do with repair, the contents of the volumes are remarkably intact, with large, easy-to-read text, charming plates, and fascinating tables and fold-outs covering such diverse subjects as Eastern alphabets and Hindu lunar phases. Condition: Externally, bound in old calf. joints have failed with boardsboth detached; worn at corners, and rubbed at extreminities. Chipped spines with gilt embellishment, contrasting labels, and wear to heads and tails. Internally, preliminary and end pages foxed (frontispiece, plate of author, and final leaves ofvolume one detached). Whilst the hinges and joints have failed, the binding remains generally sound. Lovely marbelled endpapers (frontpaper is detached with board). Pages generally bright and clean with occasiona foxing and spotting, with marbled edges. Several wormholes throughout, including one affecting up to at least the first 210 pp nd one affecting the last 172 pp. Overall: FAIR..

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        Oeuvres. Lettres à Emilie sur la mythologie (Bände 1-6). - Théatre (Bände 7 u. 8). - Cours de morale (Bände 9 u. 10). - Les consolations et opuscules (Band 11).

      Renouard,, Paris, 1801 - 11 Bände. Paris, Renouard, 1801-1804. Mit 1 gest. Portrait und 36 Kupfertafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild. Vgl. Sander 451 (Bände in anderer Reihenfolge). - Vorsätze wenig leimschattig. Einbände berieben. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Halblederbände der Zeit mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [32] pages. Illustrated with a wood-engraved vignette on title, and 15 full-page wood-engravings depicting such healthy pursuits as, football, kite flying, skipping, trap ball, etc. Original yellow wrappers speckled with gilt. 9.6 x 6.2 cm. Contained in a red morocco and cloth chemise with the bookplate of the book collectors Donald & Mary Hyde. A fine copy. This is an unauthorized pirate edition of the title issued by Darton & Harvey in London in 1801 [G1072]; it formed part of 'The Infant's Own Book-case,' a boxed library for children. Rare. Despite its diminutive size, this book is packed with sound advice respecting exercise: 'To prevent bodily weakness and infirmity, exercise is necessary; and one physician has said, that he did not know which was most necessary to the human frame, food or motion.' 'To play with battledore and shuttlecock or with trap and ball, is good exercise; and if we had it in our power to grant, not only the children of the affluent, but even such of the poor as are impelled by necessity to pick cotton, card wool, to sit and spin or reel all day, should have at least one hour, morning and evening, for some youthful recreation.'

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        1801 Samuel A. Otis (ALS) Signed Letter

      N/A, 1801. 1st Edition. Other Other. Good. One sheet (8 x 10 inches), writing on both sides (docketed on reverse). Written on fine laid paper. Boldly penned and signed in dark brown ink. Otis was a legislator in Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War. He also served on the state board of war and was a collector of clothing for the army. Speaker of the House (MA) in 1784 and was appointed in 1789 to the position of Secretary of the United States. Brother to James Otis. Typical folds and toning to edges.

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        Portrait. Halbfigur nach halblinks. Kupferstich in Schabkunst (Mezzotinto) von William Barnard nach J. Keenan.,

      London, by W. Barnard, 1801 - Format (Platte): 525 x 375 mm. Blattgröße: 550 x 400 mm. *John Jervis, 1. Earl of St. Vincent (geb. 1735 in Meaford, Staffordshire; gest. 1823 in Rochetts) war ein britischer Admiral. Er nahm schon 1759 als Commander an der Eroberung von Quebec teil (Schlacht auf der Abraham-Ebene) und wurde 1760 Kapitän. Als Befehlshaber des Linienschiffs Foudroyant von 80 Kanonen erwarb er sich im Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg großen Ruhm, namentlich am 27. Juni 1778 in der Schlacht vor Ouessant. - Der Künstler William Barnard (1774-1849) war ein reproduzierender Kupferstecher in London, bekannt für sein Portrait von Nelson. - Unten im Schriftbereich etwas gebräunt, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. / A half length portrait of the ritish Admiral Earl von Vincent. Large size portrait in mezzotint, sculps W. Barnard after Keenan. Size: (plate): 20,7 x 14,7 inch. Leaf: 21,5 x 15,7 inch. - Lower edge is browned, but in all in very good condition. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

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        Archive of William Henry Cabell Family Papers

      (1801-1895). An archive of holograph letters, manuscripts, photographs, and related material from the family of William Henry Cabell, Governor of Virginia from 1805 to 1808. The collection includes Autograph Letters Signed by two Founding Fathers: Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, along with letters by other outstanding Virginia statesmen. The 1807 Jefferson Autograph Letter Signed, sent when he was President and Cabell was Governor, bears Jefferson&#39;s additional Signature above the address ("Free. Th. Jefferson Pr. US.") authorizing free franking postal delivery. Written by Jefferson in the third person, as was his custom for this type of formal correspondence, Jefferson had enclosed "a letter on the subject of Col. Larkin Smith," (not present) and authorizes Cabell "to put the letter under his cover & ask the favor of his superscribing the proper post office."The 1808 Monroe Autograph Letter Signed, which includes the original hand-addressed envelope, was sent to Cabell when Monroe had returned to Virginia after serving six years as U.S. Minister to Great Britain. He warmly thanks Cabell for his "... good opinion on my publick conduct in the various & important trusts to which I have been appointed ... you afford a very strong proof of your devotion to principle & friendship for me. In returning to my country after so long an absence from it, during which, I was engaged in the discharge of the most intensive, complicated and difficult duties, I have experienc&#39;d the greatest possible consolation, from the reception which has been given me by my fellow citizens."Also of importance is a 141-page genealogy of the Cabell family, likely compiled by Edward Carrington Cabell in the latter part of the 19th Century. In total the archive contains 29 Autograph Letters Signed, the manuscript genealogy, five miscellaneous documents, and 19 photographs. The genealogy presents a detailed account of the Cabell family beginning with Dr. William Cabell, who came to Virginia in the early 18th Century. It includes transcribed reminiscences, funeral orations, and related biographical information, along with some tipped-in contemporary newspaper obituaries. Among the photographs are many fine carte-de-visite portraits and silver gelatin prints of Cabell family members.Other important letters include two retained copies from William Henry Cabell to Thomas Jefferson (when they were Governor and President, respectively), an 1801 letter from J.E.B. Gilmer to U.S. Attorney General William Wirt relating to The College of William & Mary, an 1820 letter to W.H. Cabell from Thomas Jefferson Randolph, an 1821 letter to Cabell from Judge St. George Tucker, and nine other letters to Cabell. Also from this period are contemporary autograph extracts of two 1821 letters from Joseph Carrington Cabell to Thomas Jefferson relating to the founding of the University of Virginia.Among the later letters, spanning the years 1841-1895, is an 1848 letter from John P. Kennedy relating to his biography of William Wirt, and two letters from Fitzhugh Lee to John Grattan Cabell, one about a memorial for General J.E.B. Stuart.A fascinating collection of primary source material documenting one of Virginia&#39;s most important families and other equally influential contemporary Virginians, featuring letters from two of America&#39;s Founding Fathers. .

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        Travels in the French Republic; containing a Circumstantial View of the Present State of Learning, the Arts, Manufactures, Learned Societies, Manner & c. in that Country . Translated from the Danish by John Jones, LL.D

      London: Printed by T. Giller, Salisbury-Square, for R. Phillips, 1801 - The author was Professor of Mathematical Astronomy at Copenhagen. Much on Astronomy, pp. 213-257 on National Observatory and Public Observatories First Edition in English. Frontispiece. xxiv, 405, [1] pp. Quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards. Very nice copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AS PLANTAS,

      - POEMA DE? PROFESSOR DE LITTERATURA NO PRYTANEO FRANCEZ. TRADUZIDAS DA II. EDIÇÃO, VERSO A VERSO, DEBAIXO DOS AUSPICIOS E ORDEM DE SUA ALTEZA REAL O PRINCIPE REGENTE NOSSO SENHOR, POR MANOEL MARIA DE BARBOSA DU BOCAGE. LISBOA. NA TYPOGRAPHIA CHALCOGRAPHICA, TYPOPLASTICA, E LITTERARIA DO ARCO DO CEGO. M. DCCCI. [1801] In 8.º de 19,5x12,5 cm. Com [iv], 181,[iii] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com rotulo vermelho e ferros a ouro na lombada. Ilustrado com 1 frontispício gravado e 4 gravuras no início de cada um dos quatro cantos do poema com jardins e cenas bucólicas. 1ª edição impressa na famosa e inovadora impressão do Arco do Cego que em apenas dois anos de existencia produziu tantas obras primas da nossa bibliografia cientifica. Obra bilingue - francês e português - com uma nomenclatura lineana no final de cada capítulo, em que constam os nomes vernáculos portugueses da flora e da fauna mencionada no poema e a ocorrência geográfica das espécies. Esta obra pertencente à bibliografia elmaniana. Inocêncio VI, 49 [Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage] ?As Plantas poema de Ricardo Castel, traduzido, etc. Ibi, na dita Offic. 1801. 4.º de 181 pag. com estampas, e o original francez em frente. Reimpresso no Rio de Janeiro, 1811;-e Lisboa, na Imp. Regia 1813. 4.º de 192 pag? Arco do Cego, 16. Location/localizacao: 3-A4-C-11

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

      Philadelphia, Pa.: Joseph & James Crukshank, 1801. Hard Cover. Very Good -. 108 p.; 14 cm. Original brown cloth spine with brown speckled paper over boards. Old paper label on spine with blue printed border and "232" in ink in the center. "118" written on front board. Front fixed endpaper bears oval bookplate of the Aimwell School Library. This was probably the school founded in 1796 in Philadelphia by three Quaker women. Originally called the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children, the name Aimwell School was adopted in 1807. The author&#39;s journey included travelling up the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Natchitoches and later riding across Texas. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed; small loss of cloth on spine; corners are rubbed and bumped; occasional foxing; otherwise pages are clean and tight.

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        Modern Entries, Adapted to the American Courts of Justice, Being a

      1801. Harris, Thomas [1769-1829]. Modern Entries, Adapted to the American Courts of Justice, Being a Complete System of Approved Precedents, Consisting of Conveyancing, Declarations, Entries, Pleas, Replications, &c. and Writs. With an Index to the Principal Work, And of Reference to Most of the Ancient and Modern Entries. Annapolis: Printed by Frederick Green, 1801. Two volumes. viii, 703; [iv], 800, [196] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter-calf over marbled boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing, dampstaining to a few leaves of each volume, text blocks shaved close for binding without touching text or catch words, corner of one leaf torn, removing a single letter, upper section lacking from imprimatur leaf with no loss to text. Early signatures and inkstamps to title pages, early annotations to verso of Volume II title page, additional early ink markings in text. A solid copy in an attractive binding. * First edition. Harris served as deputy clerk of the Maryland General Court from 1789 to 1804 and as clerk of the Maryland Court of Appeals for the western shore from 1806 to 1829. He was also reporter of the first thirteen volumes of Maryland decisions. Though intended primarily for use in Maryland, his formbook has material relating to other states. A second edition, completed by Thomas Harris with a title beginning Modern Entries, Or Approved Precedents, was published in 1831-32. Both are scarce. OCLC locates 10 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries, 13 of the second. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8029.

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      - DE NICOLÁO TOLENTINO DE ALMEIDA. TOM. I [e Tomo II]. LISBOA, NA REGIA OFFICINA TYPOGRAFICA. ANNO M. DCCCI. [1801]. Obra em 2 volumes. In 8º (de 15x10 cm) com 231 e 222, [i] pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele (marroquin vermelho) com finos ferros a ouro nas lombadas; e ferros rolados a ouro com invulgares super-libris armoriados em ambas as pastas com o brasão real português D. João VI. Cortes dourados por folhas. Exemplar com títulos de posse manuscritos sobre as folhas de rosto. 1ª edição. Inocêncio VI, 291: 'Obras poéticas de Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida. Lisboa, na Regia Offic. Typ. 1801. 8.º 2 tomos com 232 e 223 pag. - Contém o tomo I os sonetos, em número de 63, 4 odes, 3 memoriais ou epistolas em quintilhas, e 6 sátiras, das quais uma em oitavas e as restantes em quintilhas. O tomo II contém 18 poesias em décimas, 25 memoriais e cartas em quartetos octosilábos, 3 ditos em quintilhas, e mais duas cartas escritas em prosa. Esta edição foi mandada fazer na Officina Régia, como então se denominava, por ordem e a expensas do Governo, depois de repetidas solicitações do poeta, a cuja disposição se mandaram pôr os dois mil exemplares, que de tantos constou a tiragem, segundo creio ter ouvido. Parece porém que o autor negociára entretanto a venda dos mesmos exemplares, que dizem realizára por doze mil cruzados, ou 4:800:000 réis, ao seu cllega Manuel José Sarmento, como ele oficial da Secretaria do Reino'. ?Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida, natural de Lisboa, e nascido a 10 de Setembro de 1741. Preparado com os estudos de humanidades, passou a frequentar em Coimbra o curso de jurisprudência, no qual é contudo duvidoso até que ponto chegára. Sabe se apenas que decorridos sete anos, e contando ele talvez de idade vinte e quatro, voltou para Lisboa, sem obter a formatura, ao que parece. Foi provido algum tempo depois em uma cadeira de retorica, em cujo exercício consumiu pelo que se presume, quatorze ou quinze anos, até ser por efeito de impacientes e diuturnas solicitações despachado em 21 de Junho de 1781 Oficial da Secretaria d'Estado dos Negócios do Reino, por alvará referendado pelo ministro Visconde de Vila nova da Cerveira, um dos muitos protectores que conseguira granjear com seus versos, e mais ainda com suas lisonjarias. Nesta situação igualmente comoda, honrosa e lucrativa viveu os últimos trinta anos, sendo durante eles agraciado com o hábito de Cristo, além do de S. Tiago. Nicolau Tolentino morreu em Lisboa, na rua dos Cardais de Jesus, aos 24 de Junho de 1811, por efeitos de uma vómica, e foi sepultado sem alguma distinção particular no antigo cemitério da paroquia de N. S. das Mercês. Dizem que nunca se deixára retratar'. Location/localizacao: raros

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      - (Com Estampas) TRADUZIDAS POR ORDEM DE S. ALTEZA REAL O PRINCIPE REGENTE, NOSSO SENHOR, POR Fr. JOSÉ MARIANO VELLOSO. LISBOA, NA TYPOGRAPHIA CHALCOGRAPHICA, TYPOPLASTICA, E LITTERARIA DO ARCO DO CEGO. ANNO M. DCCCI. [1801]. In 4º (de 20x14 cm) com 39 pags. Brochado. Ilustrado com 6 figuras extra-texto (gravuras abertas a chapa por M. e por Vianna na Tipografia do Arco do Cego) e coloridas manualmente, representando as seguintes espécies botânicas: Figura 1 ? Quassia amara; Figura 2 ? idem, com a descrição genérica das suas partes morfológicas; Figura 3 ? Quassia simuraba, classe decandria, ordem monoginia (Woodvile, Medical Botany); Figura 4 ? Paullina empennada (Timbó); Figura 5 ? Cuscuta d?América; e figura 6 ? Lorantho americano (Erva de passarinho). Exemplar preserva as capas de brochura originais em papel decorativo da época. Estampas primorosamente impressas (abertas em chapa) e coloridas; e no caso particular deste exemplar minuciosamente aguareladas à mão, tudo executado por artísta daquela notável oficina/escola de artes gráficas do século dezoito, que foi um caso único no nosso país. . Obra com a conexão entre os estudos científicos e as utilizações populares das propriedades destas plantas (superiores ao quinino) para a cura de febres (Quassias); e para a cura da lepra (Paulina, Cuscuta e Loranto americano), assaz conhecidas no Brasil pelos nomes pelos seus nomes vernáculos acima mencionados. Inocêncio V, 57: ?Fr. José Mariano da Conceição Velloso, Franciscano da província da Conceição do Rio de Janeiro, de onde veio para Portugal, ao que suponho, em companhia de Luis de Vasconcellos e Sousa, vice-rei que fora no Brasil, quando este se recolheu do seu governo. Foi em Lisboa Director da Typographia Chalcographica, Typoplastica e Litteraria do Arco do Cego, criada em 1799 sob os auspícios de D. Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho, então ministro de Estado. Sendo este estabelecimento pouco tempo depois mandado incorporar na Imprensa Nacional por decreto de 7 de Dezembro de 1801, que se designava a esse tempo pelo título de Regia Officina Typographica, e passou a ter o de Impressão Regia]?[Collecção de memorias sobre a quassia amarga, e simaruba: traduzidas por Fr. José Marianno, etc. Lisboa, 1801. 4.º com 6 estampas coloridas? Location/localizacao: raros

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        A COMPLETE DICTIONARY Of MUSIC. To Which is Prefixed, A Familiar Introduction to the First Principles of that Science.

      Printed for R. Phillips, Sold by T. Hurst. [1801], London: - Inserted, fold-out sheet of musical score (which is included in pagination). Other, intratextual, musical scores. A popular work by this popular author of music-oriented works, that went through many editions during his lifetime. VG (edge wear/short snag to leather @ head of spine/contemporary pos in upper margin of a2[r]//marbled paper offset to adjacent blank leaf). Contemporary red half leather with marbled boards & eps. Flat back, with gilt lettering, & single horizontal rules. 8vo: [a]-b8 B-T8 U4. 10 cm x 16.5 cm. 1st edition (BMC CE Vol 4, 895; Watt I, 176t). xxxiii, [1], [294]. 1 pp advert @ rear. Printed on wove paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elemens de statistique, ou l'on demontre, d'aprees un principe entierement neuf, les ressources de chaque Royaume, Etat et Republique de l'Europe; suivis d'un etat sommaire des principales Puissances et Colonies de l'Indostan. Translated from the English by Denis Francois Donnant.Paris: Chez Batilliot jeune et Genets jeune, 1802.

      A fine copy of the important first French edition (see below) of <i>The Statistical Breviary</i>. Playfair, the founder of graphical methods of statistics, published this work originally in English in 1801. It is considered his most theoretical book about graphics in which he "broke free of analogies to the physical world and drew graphics as designs-in-themselves" (Tufte), and contains what is generally credited as the first pie chart. Donnant did not merely produce a translation but also added several original contributions to this edition, for example <i>A Statistical Account of the United States of America</i>, which Playfair translated into English and published in 1805. In "The Statistical Breviary: shewing, on a Principle Entirely New, the Resources of every State and Kingdom in Europe" [Playfair] first introduced the circle diagram and pie chart that used area to represent the relative sizes of geographical regions. Playfair 'offers a creative combination of different visual forms: circles (used to show the area of nations), a pie chart (to show the divisions of the Turkish Empire), and lines (to show both population and taxes)'--Akerman & Karrow, p. 231 and illustrated as fig. 131 (English edition). Kress B.4583; see Tufte, Visual Display of Quantitative Information, p. 44." (Tufte sale, this French edition).. 8vo (193 x 123 mm), pp. [2] [i-] ii-xxxii [1-] 2-182 and 2 large folding letterpress tables plus 5 hand-colored folding engraved charts. Bound in a fine contemporary half gilt with richly gilt spine (small piece chipped away at the at the lower part of the front hinge, otherwise remarkably good), a fine a fresh copy. Rare

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      - Madrid; Imprenta Real, 1801. 8º (18 cm.) Frontis (realizado por Mengs y Carmona)., 445 p. Encuadernación plena piel de época con ruedas en planos y dorados en el lomo y cantos. Buen estado, leves puntos de óxido. EEB1 Año: 1801

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        Untitled botanical print of dates

      Paris.. Ca. 1801- 1819.. Stipple engraving printed in color with added hand color, plate 12 x 9 inches on sheet 16 x 10 inches. A few very faint foxing marks, scarcely noticeable. Very good condition. An exquisite botanical image by Pancrace Bessa, one of France&#39;s foremost botanical artists of the 19th century. This fine example of botanical art was published in "Traite des Arbres et Arbustes que l&#39;on cultive en france en pleine terre. Seconde edition &#39;nouveau Duhamel&#39; considerablement augmentee" (Dunthorne 243) which documented trees and shrubs cultivated in France. This is plate 2 from Volume 4. At the lower left it is noted that the image was drawn by Bessa after original sketches made in Egypt by the younger Redoute (Henri-Joseph Redoute). .

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        Oeuvres. Avec le commentaire de Voltaire sur les pièces de theâtre, et des observations critiques sur ce commentaire, par le citoyen Palissot. Édition complète. 12 Bände.

      P. Didot / Palissot An IX (1801), Paris - Gr.-8vo (22,5 x 14,5 cm). Je Band ca. 500 S. Ldr. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden m. Rückenvergoldung u. 2 RSchildern, Stehkanten- u. Innenkantenvergoldung. Marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere und Marmorschnitt. Brunet II,281. - Kanten u. Gelenke etw. berieben, mehrere Gelenke gebrochen, einige Fehlstellen am Rücken, teils restauratorisch ergänzt. Exlibris auf Innendeckel, Vorsätze etw. gebräunt. Schöner sauberer Text auf starkem Büttenpaier. Prachtvolle Bände, trotz der Mängel an Rücken u. Gelenken sehr dekorativ. gr.

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      Londra, A. Strahan pour Cadell, Davies, 18013 voll. In-8° Legatura originale in piena pelle spruzzata  color avana. Autore, titolo e fregi impressi in oro al dorso del II e III volume, muto il dorso del I che risulta rifatto.  XII, da V a LXX (numerazione mancante per errore ai primi due fogli ma completa), (2), 434; VIII, 430; XV, 451 pagine numerate. 4 carte topografiche  (di cui due ripiegate) e 8 tavole fuori testo nel primo volume; 1 carta topografica ripiegata e 8 tavole fuori testo nel secondo;  7 tavole fuori testo nel terzo.  L&rsquo;opera, in quarta edizione  e rara a trovarsi  completa, contiene  tutte le tavole in acquatinta seppia e mappe incise su rame elencate negli indici. La prima edizione venne pubblicata nel 1779 ed ebbe subito un enorme successo, seguirono svariate traduzioni e numerose ristampe. &ldquo;L&rsquo;opera, pur essendo dedicata prevalentemente alla Svizzera, contiene diverse lettere aventi come argomento il Monte Bianco, in particolare la 39 fa la cronistoria dei tentativi di salita fino alla prima ascensione inclusa&rdquo; (Réan, p.35). Le 24 vedute, raffinate e piacevoli, furono tratte dai disegni di Smith ed eseguite da Alken. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo al loro interno, si segnala la completa ricostruzione del dorso della legatura al primo tomo ed una macchia nera al margine inferiore del piatto del medesimo . ITALIANO

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        A COMPLETE DICTIONARY Of MUSIC. To Which is Prefixed, A Familiar Introduction to the First Principles of that Science

      London:: Printed for R. Phillips, Sold by T. Hurst.. [1801].. 8vo: [a]-b8 B-T8 U4. 10 cm x 16.5 cm. 1st edition (BMC CE Vol 4, 895; Watt I, 176t). xxxiii, [1], [294]. 1 pp advert @ rear. Printed on wove paper.. Contemporary red half leather with marbled boards & eps. Flat back, with gilt lettering, & single horizontal rules.. VG (edge wear/short snag to leather @ head of spine/contemporary pos. in upper margin of a2[r]//marbled paper offset to adjacent blank. leaf).. A popular work by this popular author of music-oriented works, that went through many editions during his lifetime. . Inserted, fold-out sheet of musical score (which is included in pagination). Other, intratextual, musical scores.

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        Karaku yosu

       A rare offering, the highly important, signed first edition set, signed Yasui Senchi cho, complete in 4 volumes, as issued in the original wrappers, the sheets clean, the 97 full-sheet, 214 x 335 mm b/w woodblock prints of go positions and play with top frame author commentary in uniformly bright impressions with excellent grain and sharpness. The 2 red hanko seals on the introductory first page are well defined and clear, square characters seal at bottom, and large pictorial seal above, showing a sage sitting in the clouds. AVAILABILITY: A worldwide catalog search finds 1 institutional holding outside of Japan, an incomplete copy at the Library of Congress, volume 1 alone. SENCHI: reached 8 dan rank in 1801. 7th head of Yasui house for 34 years (1780-1814) and pre-eminent in play, he was never interested in becoming Meijin and finally stepped aside and took over his father's allied, small Sakaguchi school. No prominent players continued with his style. Now that perspective has been gained, O-Senchi is often called the father of the modern game of go with his emphasis on the center and play from the 4th and 5th lines. A century later, in the 1930's, this style came to the forefront with Go Seigen and Kitani Minoru and their highly influential New Fuseki Theory. Shotwell describes Senchi's style, "Emphasizing the center by playing on the fourth and fifth lines in the fuseki, instead of on the territory-oriented third line, and building large moyos, he was able to routinely crush opposition". FORMAT: Publisher's azure paper wrappers decorated with an embossed repeating wavelet design, the mounted cream title slips, 179 x 39 mm, printed in black with a double ruled black border, wide on the outside, volumes with 4-stab holes white string bound fukuro-toji style bindings, the crown and foot protected by beige protective paper corner caps (kadogire). SIZE: As issued. Covers: 257 x 176 mm. Text pages (within a single border): 214 x 164 mm. Print Illustrations: 214 x 335 mm. CONDITION DETAIL: Pages: Interiors of all volumes with no tears, creases or fingering pressure marks. Volumes 1 and 2: no worming, pages are crisp, fresh and clean, except for a few instances of light soil spots, 1 small sumi spot, and a neat owner annotation (1 short line) at bottom corner of volume one's rear blank, with no other owner markings in the 4 volumes set. Volumes 3 and 4: clean and crisp with worming. Worming: Vol. 3; lacy worming at side margin edge continues to sheet 5 and stops. A large worming trail toward the bottom begins at sheet 4, continuing so until sheet 10: thereafter, it is small and innocuous. Vol. 4; appreciable worming at side and bottom margin edges continues to sheet 3 and stops. A tube shape trail begins at sheet 4 at top of text frame, (not interfering with text), and continues to sheet 14: it is small and above top text frame after sheet 11: stops after sheet 14 with no worming after until last page, which has 1 top margin worm mark. Covers: some areas with light fade but the wavelet design is well defined and clear: bottom of upper wrapper side of vol. 2 with a small sumi spot: top of upper wrapper side of vol. 3 with a j-shape sumi spot, otherwise covers are clean. All-around abrasion wear, principally to edges: spine edge of vol. 3 has 2 other spots of wear. Minor wear to protective corner caps with one cap on upper wrapper side of vol. 4 loose Title Slips: Some soiling, but characters bright and clear: some soiling: one slip with a small, top corner chip, one slip with light stains, slips of vols. 3 & 4 loose at bottom. Bindings: Volumes 1-3: Excellent. Volume 4: Solid. Upper Wrapper Side: lacks threading between holes 3 & 4. Lower Wrapper Side: threading loosened. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 100 numbered sheets (200 pages), 3 numbered sheets of text and 97 numbered sheets of illustrations with commentary in separate top frame + 9 unnumbered sheets, 3 unnumbered sheets of text and 6 blank sheets. Text: Introduction: vol. 1, printed in black; 1 page, title and publishing information in 3 columns within a frame with 2 interlocking rings at each corner. Preface: vol. 1, 2 unnumbered sheets; 9 columns of text to a page. Concluding Text: vol. 4, 3 numbered sheets; separate pagination from preceding illustrations. Afterword: 1 unnumbered page. Illustrations: Vol. 1: 25 numbered sheets. Vol. 2: 22 numbered sheets. Vol. 3: 25 numbered sheets. Vol. 4: 25 numbered sheets. REFERENCE: Kokusho so mokuroku, v. 2, p. 246, no. 2239294. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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

      Philadelphia, Pa.: Joseph & James Crukshank, 1801. Hard Cover. Very Good -. 108 p.; 14 cm. Original brown cloth spine with brown speckled paper over boards. Old paper label on spine with blue printed border and "232" in ink in the center. "118" written on front board. Front fixed endpaper bears oval bookplate of the Aimwell School Library. This was probably the school founded in 1796 in Philadelphia by three Quaker women. Originally called the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children, the name Aimwell School was adopted in 1807. The author&#39;s journey included travelling up the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Natchitoches and later riding across Texas. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed; small loss of cloth on spine; corners are rubbed and bumped; occasional foxing; otherwise pages are clean and tight.

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        Selling Peas; Selling Cherries

      London: Published by T. Ladd, 12 July 1801. A pair of colour printed mezzotints with added hand colour. In excellent condition with the exception of being laid down and cut to the edge of the plate mark. A few skillfully mended tears in the margins. Image size: 18 3/8 x 24 inches. 19 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches approx. A pair of beautiful images after Morland: &#39;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&#39; (DNB) This pair is a wonderful example of the manner in which Morland perfectly conveys the beauty of country life. George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career. 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 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. Morland endowed the commonplace activities of country life with a well-disposed and friendly vitality. Having spent his youth entirely in London, he had an urbanite&#39;s appreciation for rural ways that was straightforward and unpatronising. He loved the world he depicted, particularly, children and animals. This pair is a wonderful example of the manner in which Morland perfectly conveys the beauty of English country life, and by representing the gentler side of commerce, Morland depicts his vision of the rural ideal.

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        Fox Hunting, Going into Cover

      London: Published by E. Bell, No. 45 Islington Road near Sadlers Wells, August 1, 1801. Mezzotint. Printed on laid paper. In good condition. Trimmed just outside the platemark on all sides. Faint printer&#39;s crease in upper right corner of plate. Image size: 20 x 25 1/2. 21 5/8 x 26 3/4 inches. 22 1/2 x 27 1/8 inches. This lovely image is the second plate in a set of four hunting mezzotints engraved by Edward Bell after paintings by George Morland. George Morland was one of the most successful genre painters of his time, creating, during his industrious career, some of England&#39;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. Morland is considered a master of genre, his beautiful paintings depict with insightful subtlety the tender side of English country life. This beautiful print is the second plate in a set of four mezzotints engraved by Edward Bell in the spring of 1800. Primarily a genre painter, Morland only produced a few sporting paintings during his career and this beautiful set is considered some of his best work. The image depicts a group of hunters and their dogs in pursuit of the fox. Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints p. 190

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        Einleitung zur Kenntniß der englischen Landwirthschaft und ihrer neueren practischen und theoretischen Fortschritte in Rücksicht auf Vervollkommnung deutscher Landwirthschaft für denkende Landwirthe und Cameralisten.,

      Hannover, Gebrüder Hahn, 1801-1804. - XXXII, 791, XX, 302, XVIII, 378 und XXXVI, 934 Seiten mit 23 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 10 Falttabellen und einigen Textholzschnitten Rücken leicht berieben, circa 20 Seiten mit kl. Unterstreichungen oder Anmerkungen (alt) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2400 20 cm, Original-Halbledereinband im neueren Pappschuber Zweyte verbesserte Auflage. 4 Teile in drei Bänden

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        Allgemeine Geschichte der Musik, 2 Bände (mit zehn gefalteten Kupfertafeln).

      Leipzig, Schwickert, 1788 &#150; 1801. - XXXVI, 504, XVIII, 776 S. Beide Bände mit Titelkupfer sowie mit jeweils fünf teilweise mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln (Instrumentenabbildungen etc.). Erster Versuch einer Allgemeingeschichte der Musik in deutscher Sprache des Organisten und Bach-Enthusiasten Johann Nicolaus Forkel (1749 &#150; 1818), der als einer der Begründer der historisch fundierten Musikwissenschaft in Deutschland gilt. Forkel machte sich außerdem als Bach-Forscher einen Namen und gab 1802 die erste Bach-Biographie heraus, für die er auf direkte Informationen aus seiner Korrespondenz mit den Bach-Söhnen Carl Philipp Emanuel und Wilhelm Friedemann zurückgreifen konnte. Forkels Musikgeschichte, welche die Epochen bis zum Ausklang des Mittelalters beleuchtet, kann als dezidiertestes Werk seiner Art im späteren 18. Jahrhundert gelten. Bemerkenswert sind die ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln (Instrumentenabbildungen) im Anhang. de 5000 Seiten des ersten Bandes partiell etwas fleckig bzw. gebräunt. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar dieses musikwissenschaftlich und &#150;historisch überaus bedeutenden Werkes. Die Faltkupfer in sehr guter Erhaltung. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Klassiker). Dort Herbst-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf alle Angebote bis zum 15. Oktober 2013. Vollständiges Werk in zwei Bänden. (Neue) grüne, nach historischen Vorbilder gefertigte Halbleinenbände (Handeinbände) mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln; Buchrücken in schwarz-grüner Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken.

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      1801. Map. Engraving. Image measures 17.75 x 24". This stunning plan of Rome is a layered document of history. Drawn and published by Giovanni Brun in 1801, the map recreates a 1748 update of a plan first drawn by Leonardo Bufalino in 1551. Showing the modern city situated amongst its ancient ruins, this modern version of the map might be said to truly depict the "Eternal City," with its complexity wonderfully allegorized by the trompe-l&#39;oeil scroll on which the plan is drawn. The plan itself is highly detailed, showing the urban city center, the locales and structures of monuments and ancient ruins, and the topography of the surrounding region. A thick line demarcates the city wall, while dashed lines indicate the city&#39;s aqueducts. In addition, the map features the original index of 307 numbered locales, with the key running along its left and right edges. Below this text, the lower corners of the trompe-l&#39;oeil scroll curl up to reveal beautiful vignettes of Roman art and architecture. The map is a dark impression in good condition. Overall toning and foxing. Some chips to margin and small repair at plate line in upper left, not affecting the neat line.

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        Disertacion critico-theo-filosofica sobre la conservacion de la santa imagen de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles

      Mexico: Mariano Joseph de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1801. Small 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [9] ff., 138 pp. Patiño was probably born in Orizaba and as an adult became a Discalced Franciscan. Here he studies the image of Nuestra Señora de los Angeles (a lienzo, on cloth), said to have been both miraculously endowed with special powers and equally miraculously preserved over time. Assaying miracles in general at length, dividing them into true and false miracles and explaining how one determines into which category a "miracle" falls &#151; but whether any true ones can be assigned to the image in question is not explicitly stated! The widely publicized version of the origin of the painting is that during the tremendous floods of 1580, Isayoque, a cacique of Coatlan (near Tlatiollco), found the painting floating on the flood waters and built a chapel in which to venerate it. That the image survived many vicissitudes is ascribed to the preserving hand of God: waters of the flood, the neglect over time of the chapel, its destruction in the great earthquake of 1776, the failures to rebuild in a timely way, etc. Reading between the lines, it is clear that Patiño, who preached at the chapel on Sundays, wrote this account with a secondary purpose: to raise money for the completion of the rebuilding of the chapel and the preservation of the image. Provenance: "Del Refectorio" in a fine hand at top of title-page. Medina, Mexico, 9445. Early 19th-century quarter sheep with green and black mottled paper sides, boards rubbed and abraded with leather unevenly aged. Internally a very clean, tight copy.

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      Published by T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1801. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Hoare, R.C.. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Two volumes. Burgundy cloth spines and corners. Marbled boards. Folding map. B/w plates. Large format. A few scattered foxspots though plates in general are clean and bright. Boards worn with some patches of surface paper loss. [S]

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      Hanover: By Moses Davis, 1801.. 13pp. Half title within funereal borders. Original printed self-wrappers, stitched. Light tanning, trimmed (but not affecting pagination or text). Overall in near fine condition. In a half morocco and cloth box. The second published work of Daniel Webster, preceded only by a 4th of July oration he delivered at Dartmouth in 1800, when he was a member of the junior class. That oration was also printed by Moses Davis in Hanover, and it appears to be more common than the present funeral speech, which is located in only ten copies by Shaw & Shoemaker and OCLC. Webster was only nineteen when he delivered the present address, but his performances in the Dartmouth College debating societies had already earned him a reputation as a powerful speaker. Webster and Ephraim Simonds were classmates, friends, and fellow members of Phi Beta Kappa. Webster&#39;s language is florid and a bit overly dramatic (in the style of the day), but also shows glimpses of the style that made him the most famous orator of his day. The final page of text contains the text of an ode, composed and set to music for Ephraim Simonds&#39; funeral. Robert Remini says that while Webster gave several speeches during his Dartmouth days, this Simonds oration "was the most remarkable for its unaffected directness, compelling emotion, and strong religious feeling." A scarce and very attractive copy of this seminal Webster speech. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 1629. OCLC 6286761. Robert Remini, DANIEL WEBSTER: THE MAN AND HIS TIMES (New York, 1997), p.54. Clifford B. Clapp, "The Speeches of Daniel Webster" in THE PAPERS OF THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, Vol. 13, (1919), pp.3-63, especially pp.13-14.

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        Relation des campagnes du général Bonaparte en Egypte et en Syrie.

      Paris, Imprimerie de P. Didot l'aîné, an IX, (1801), - in-8, [6]-183 pp., un f. n. ch. d'errata, demi-basane blonde modeste, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre brique, coins en vélin, tranches mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Dos frotté, un mors supérieur fendillé. Une des nombreuses éditions de 1800 et 1801 : ce chef-d'oeuvre de propagande composé par celui qui était alors le chef d'Etat-major de l'Armée d'Orient fut très vite considéré comme la relation semi-officielle de l'expédition d'Egypte. Si les détails des opérations militaires sont naturellement fournis et exacts, il ne faut pas oublier que le texte forme surtout et principalement une immense apologie de Bonaparte. Meulenaere, p. 26. Relié à la suite : DENON (Dominique-Vivant) : Analyse et extrait du Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute-Egypte, pendant les campagnes du général Bonaparte ; lus à l'Athénée de Paris, par J.-G. Legrand, professeur d'architecture, etc. Paris, Migneret, Mme Cousin, Brigithe Mathé, Lamy, an X - 1802, [4]-72 pp. De Meulenaere, p. 63 (in fine). Il ne s'agit pas d'une "édition abrégée" du grand Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute-Egypte de Denon, comme le dit De Meulenaere, mais d'une présentation synthétique destinée à donner l'envie d'acheter l'ouvrage, intermédiaire entre le digeste et le prospectus. Le texte se termine d'ailleurs avec la liste des planches de l'originale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über den Gebrauch der falschen Haare und Perrucken in alten und neuen Zeiten. Eine historische Untersuchung

      Berlin und Stettin, (Nicolai), 1801.. Mit 66 Abb. auf 17 Kupfertafeln. 2 Bl., XI S., S. (5)-179. Dekorativer HLdr. im Stil d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Goed. IV/1, 504, 39; Lipperheide Na 50; Hayn-Got. V, 42. - Als Quelle liegt Nicolais große Porträtsammlung zugrunde, aus der er die verschiedenen Gebräuche und ihre Veränderungen ablesen konnte. - Bestoßen. Titel etwas gebräunt und mit Exlibris-Blindstempel. Nur vereinzelt unbedeutend braunfleckig.

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        Series episcoporum Monasteriensium, eorumdemque vitae ac gesta in ecclesia

      Münster, Koerdinck 1801 -1805. 16 cm. 4 Teile in 2 Bänden. 108, (2); 286, (2); 279, (1); (2), 226, (2) Seiten kartoniert der Zeit - Bömer / Degering J 643 - Rassmann I, 181 - Chronik der münsterischen Bischöfe. 1: Von Ludger bis Ludolf von Holte; 2: Von Otto II. bis Franz von Waldeck; 3: Von Franz von Waldeck bis Christoph Bernhard von Galen; 4: Von Christoph Bernhard von Galen bis Maximilian Franz. Berieben, Rücken restauriert, Stempel auf Titelblatt - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Atlas pour servir au voyage dans l?Empire Othoman, l?Egypte et la Perse, fait par ordre du Gouvernement, pendant les six premieres années de la République.

      chez H. Agasse An IX (1801), Paris, - VIII- 50 planches gravées, dont 10 dépliantes, demi-veau de l?époque, pièces de titre en cuir rouge au dos, ornementations dorées, trous au bas de la charnière droite, autrement reliure en très bel état, planches et intérieure en parfait état.

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      London: Printed and Sold By Darton and Harvey, 1801. 84 pages; engraved title page, engraved frontispiece plate and 29 b/w woodcult illustrations in the text. Original marbled paper covered boards (strangely overprinted in parts with letterpress). Binding good with some rubbing, recent professional and inconspicuous repair to the spine. Contents good and tight, light waterstain to the top edge of the first pages and title page, blank front free end paper not present. All letterpress pages very good and crisp and without tears. While this is a later edition, some (if not all) of the in-text woodcut illustrations appear to be the same as the first and early editions of the 1750s. Overall a very good copy - considering the fragile nature of the production and the fact that it is also a children&#39;s book it is in remarkably good condition.. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 16mo.

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