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        Histoire des pêches, des découvertes et des établissemens des Hollandois dans les mers du Nord. Ouvrage traduit du hollandais par les soins du gouvernement, enrichi de notes, & orné de cartes & de figures à l'usage des navigateurs & des amateurs de l'histoire naturelle.

      Paris, Nyon, 1801 (an IX). ____ Première édition de cet ouvrage essentiellement consacré à la chasse à la baleine et à la pêche dans les mers du Nord. L'auteur traite longuement du Groenland et des moeurs des esquimaux, ainsi que de l'Islande, du Spitzberg, de la Nouvelle-Zemble, de Jan Mayen, de l'Ile-aux-ours, du détroit de Davis, de différentes sortes de terres et de pierres, des plantes, des quadrupèdes et des oiseaux. L'ouvrage est magnifiquement illustré par 22 planches gravées et 6 cartes. La première charnière du premier volume en partie fendue, sinon bon exemplaire. ***** First edition of this book primarily devoted to whaling and fishing in northern seas. The author deals at length with Greenland, its Eskimos, as well as Iceland, Spitzbergen, Nova Zembla, Jan Mayen, Davis Strait, and of geology and natural history. The book is beautifully illustrated with 22 engraved plates and 6 maps. 3 volumes in-8. [192 x 120 mm] Collation : XXXVI, 432 / 462 / 378 pp., 22 planches, 6 cartes Demi-basane brune, dos orné de filets dorés, étiquettes de titre et de tomaison rouges, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Les jardins ou l'art d'embellir les paysages

      P. Le Boussonnier. Later edition, first for some parts. Elegant contemporary long-grained cherry-red morocco, spine in three compartments, double bands with gilt fillets, friezes and dots, date at foot, blindstamped roulettes to head- and tail- pieces, triple gilt fillet and gilt frieze frame to covers, upper corners slightly bumped, gilt fillets to edges of covers, pastedowns edged in cherry-red long-grained morocco with a frame of gilt dots, marbled pastedowns and endpaper, top edge gilt. Rare autograph inscription signed by Jacques Delille. A very good copy with almost no spotting in a handsome binding. P. Le Boussonnier Londres 1801 9,5x15,5cm relié

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        Poems Chiefly In the Scottish Dialect

      Thomas duncan 1801 - 1801. New edition. 353 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards. Some age toning and fingermarks to prelims. One or two small tears to page ends. The marbled ffep is detached and two other blank prelims as well. Elaborate gilt decoration to the front and rear pastedowns. Some sunning to the spine and board edges. Many odd but light marks to the front and rear boards. Gilt to the board edges, too, and softly bumped to edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Oeuvres chirurgicales ou exposé de la doctrine et de le pratique... I maladies des parties dures, II maladies des parties molles, III maladies des voies urinaires... par Xav. Bichat, son élève... Nelle édit. augmentée.

      Paris, chez Méquignon, 1801-1803, 3 vol. in 8°, ill. d'un portrait et de 14 planches gravées se dépl., demi-veau marbré époque à coins, dos lisse orné, plats lég. frottés, tr. rouges. Seconde édition augmentée du rare 3e volume paru en 1803, des oeuvres de Desault, un des pionniers de la chirurgie vasculaire moderne, et fondateur de l'anatomie chirurgicale. Il fut le maître de Bichat, qui est d'ailleurs l'éditeur et en très grande partie le rédacteur de ces oeuvres. Desault était professeur à l'Ecole Pratique de Chirurgie et apporta de nombreuses améliorations au traitement des fractures, et il développa une technique de ligature des vaisseaux sanguins en cas de rupture d'anévrisme, il vulgarisa les appareils à extension continue dans les fractures et conçut un bandage demeuré classique pour les fractures de la clavicule (appareil de Desault), enfin il améliora la méthode de Hunter pour la cure des anévrismes. Il fonda aussi la première clinique chirurgicale à Paris. ¶ Garrison-Morton 5580: "Desault was a great French surgeon..." - Dezeimeris II/p.55: "L'un des hommes dont s'enorgueillit le plus la chirurgie française... les Oeuvres n'ont pas été composées par ce grand chirurgien, mais bien par Bichat..." - Blake p. 116 - Heirs of Hippocrates, 1053.

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        Bowles's New One Sheet Map of Asia...

      London: Bowles and Carver, circa, 1801. Dissected map, 54 pieces with three blank replacement pieces (the lost pieces in the regions of Java, Sumatra and Hokkaido); hand-coloured lithograph paper laid down on wood, the completed map measuring 485 x 582 mm., in the original timber box with sliding lid, original printed label. A wonderful children's puzzle created from a very early scarce nineteenth-century map of Asia and the Pacific that includes details of the northernmost portion of Australia as well as an additional inset map of the entire Australian continent.Maps and charts were the first popular subject for puzzles in the eighteenth century, with the London mapmaker John Spilsbury usually credited with popularising them around 1760. Ethnographic and topographic puzzles soon followed, as did interlocking border puzzles (of which this is a particularly good example), the first known examples of which date from the mid-1770s.This puzzle was crafted from a map of greater Asia published by renowned London mapmakers Carter and Bowles. The hand-coloured map has been carefully dissected into 54 pieces which follow coastlines and national boundaries.The inset map of the Australian continent is rich in historical detail. Van Diemen's Land is depicted distinct from the mainland with 'Basses Str.' clearly printed. Notable harbours and landmarks along the eastern seaboard are noted, including Bateman's Bay, Port Jackson, Botany Bay, Cape Byron, Hervey Bay, Cape Morton and Cape York. Interestingly, the inset map records the sites and dates of early Dutch discoveries in Western Australia as well as William Dampier's first landfall of 1688.Regarding the map itself, Bowles's "New One Sheet Map of Asia" was issued several times with amendments. Perry & Prescott date the map 1801 - which would accord with the inclusion of Bass Strait - and record that the National Library holds a copy.

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        Traité de Minéralogie.

      Paris: Louis, 1801. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Four text volumes, 8vo (198 x 126 mm) and one atlas volume, oblong 4to (226 x 249 mm). [4], lvi, 494, [2]; [4], 617 [1], [2]; [4], 588 [2]; [4], 592 [2] pp, including half-titles and errata slips in each volume. Atlas volume [8], 10, [2] pp and 86 engraved plates. Bound in contemporary half mottled calf, spines elaborately tooled in gilt, red and green gilt morocco lettering pieces (little wear to extremities, corners scuffed and bumped, upper spine of vol. I and lower spine of vol. IV repaired). Little age-toning and very minor occasional spotting in text, faint dampstaining to blank margin of title-page and few leaves in vol. IV. The plates clean and virtually unfoxed. Provenance: signed by the publisher beneath the "Extrait du Decret concernant les Contrefacteurs" on the verso of the half-title in volume I. All in all a fine, crisp and clean copy, rarely found in uniform binding of the atlas and text volumes as here. ----Roller-G. I, 521; Honeyman 1627; Hoover 391; En Francais dans le texte 176; DSB VI, p.178. - FIRST EDITION. In 1801, Haüy published "his main work, Traité de Minéralogie, the first volume of which presented his crystal theory; in the three subsequent volumes, he expounded his system of mineral classification." (DSB). In this work, he revised the nomenclature of minerals as well as describing his discovery of the geometrical law of crystallization. This is the man who truly founded and developed the science of crystallography and, as Adams says, was simple, modest, a lover of learning, whose attention was directed to the study of mineralogy almost by chance. In handling a group of calcite crystals at the home of a friend, Hauy accidentally dropped them. When he re-examined the broken prism he noticed a new form, bounded by faces as smooth and shining as the original. "A new light broke upon the subject" (Hoover). Very Good.

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        Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Reptiles. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'Histoire Naturelle générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon et rédigée par C.S. Sonnini.

      Daudin, F. M. 1801-1803. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Reptiles. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'Histoire Naturelle générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon et rédigée par C.S. Sonnini. Paris, Dufart, An X-XI (1801-1803). 8 Bände. 384pp 432pp 452pp 397pp 365pp 447pp 436pp 439pp, mit insgesamt 100 Tafeln und 2 Übersichtskarten.

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        Pour et contre la Bible, par Sylvain M***.

      Jérusalem, (Paris, Louis), 1801. ____ Edition originale. Un des rares exemplaires sur grand papier vélin avec un portrait avant la lettre. Complet de "L'Epître au ministre de tous les cultes" qui manque souvent. C'est une charge contre les prêtres, la religion, la croyance et le régime en place. "La Bible est le plus absurde, le plus inutile, le plus immoral, le plus malfaisant de tous les livres..." Caillet 7125 : "Ouvrage rare et recherché." Sylvain Maréchal (1750-1803), sous-bibliothécaire à la Mazarine, auteur de poésies légères et renvoyé pour avoir parodié la Bible, tâta très tôt de la prison pour irrévérence religieuse. Auteur du "Manifeste des Egaux", il fut impliqué dans la conspiration de Babeuf. *****. In-8. [216 x 134 mm] Collation : Portrait, XXXV, 404 pp. Broché, couverture jaune muette de l'époque.

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        MADAGASCAR Ð FORT DAUPHIN-ST. LUCIA BAY [TïLANARO / TOLAGNARO AND MANAFIAFY, ANOSY REGION] (2 CHARTS ON 1 SHEET): A CHART OF THE NORTHERNMOST POINT OF THE BAY OF ST. LUCIA, TO POINT ITAPARE, SURVEYED BY MR. JOHN YOUNG, MASTER OF H.M. (LATE) SHIP THE . [On same sheet together with:] A View of Point Itapare, and the Island of St. Clare, when at Anchor in the small Sandy Bay, Surveyed by Mr. John Young, Master of H.M. (late) Ship the Garland.

      London 1801 - Copper engraving (Very Good, old off-setting from another chart, strong dark engraving impression, on an uncut sheet with very wide side and lower margins, some minor tears and chipping to outer blank margins far outside of platemark), platemark: 39 x 42 cm (15 x 16.5 inches); full sheet: 47 x 63.5 cm (18.5 x 25 inches). An exceedingly rare pair of sea charts (on a single separately-issued sheet) depicting the strategically critical stretch of coastline from Fort Dauphin (T™lanaro) to St. Lucia Harbour (Manafiafy) in southeastern Madagascar, based on original British surveys conducted under extraordinary circumstances. This extremely rare pair of sea charts printed together on a single sheet depicts the strategically critical stretch of coastline between Fort Dauphin and St. Lucia (modern T™lanaro (in Malagasy) / Tolagnaro (in the local dialect) and Manafiafy, Anosy Region), in south-easternmost Madagascar. The charts represent the finest surveys of the area up to the time and were conducted in 1798 by a British naval officer who, along with his crew, were marooned on the coast for five months following the wreckage of their vessel. The upper chart, A Chart of the Northernmost Point of the Bay of St. Lucia, to Point Itapare, presents an excellent overview of the area, extending from the old French base of Fort Dauphin, todayÕs T™lanaro (on the left) and the northeast up the coast to St. Lucie, modern Manafiafy, an excellent anchorage. The chart is exceedingly detailed, with bathymetric soundings and the locations of navigational hazards in the seas, as well as the sites of villages and profile views along the coasts. Referring to Fort Dauphin the descriptive notes read: ÔN.B. The Magazine appears White like a Sheet drying on the Bushes; all around fine verdure with a number of Tortoiseshells, that appear like Sheep feedingÕ and ÔThe Fort Stands on the Peninsula 100 Feet above the surface of the Sea.Õ The lower chart, A View of Point Itapare, and the Island of St. Clare, when at Anchor in the small Sandy Bay, depicts a key stretch of the coastline within the above, between running from Point Itapare to the end of the St. Clare Peninsula, focussing on the fine anchorage of the ÔHarbour of LocarÕ and its ÔWatering PlaceÕ. Fort Dauphin was, along the Bay of Saint-Augustin in the northeast, the most important site for Europeans along the coasts of Madagascar. Strategically located at the extreme southeastern tip of the island, the fort guarded a critical shipping lane between Europe and India and beyond. Fort Dauphin Harbour (modern Tolnaro / Tolagnaro Harbour) was valued by Europeans a critical anchorage and waypoint on this route ever since it was first encountered by the Portuguese mariner Diogo Dias in 1500. The French East India Company recognized the strategic value of the site and built Fort Dauphin there in 1643. While the harbour was excellent, the local people resented the French presence and the area was prone to tropical diseases which greatly affected the French settlers. As such, the French abandoned and then resettled Fort Dauphin on several occasion until 1825, when the garrison was taken over by the Imerina forces of King Randama I. Fort Dauphin returned enduringly to French hands in 1852. For its part, St. Lucia Bay (Manafiafy) was an excellent anchorage located just northeast up the coast, which while controlled by the local peoples, was nevertheless a popular re-victualling and trading port for European vessels, especially those who wished to dodge the French presence at Fort Dauphin. In 1642, the French settlers who subsequently founded Fort Dauphin attempted to build a settlement here, but were soon compelled to relocate. The Fascinating Story surrounding the Creation of the Charts In 1797, during the Napoleonic Wars, whereupon France and Britain were engaged in a global conflict, the British Royal Navy dispatched the 28-gun frigate H.M.S. Garland to Cape Town, South Africa (then under British control), from w

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        Wiegenlieder. Nebst einem Anhange einiger andern Lieder für größere Kinder und eines Blumenbuches. Begleitet von einem Schreiben des Herrn M. Kinderlings, zu Calbe, die Bestimmung und den Werth des Kinderliedes betreffend.

      Zerbst Andreas Füchsel 1801 - XXXII,422 S. und 4 gefaltete Notenbeilagen, Pappband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe dieser Liedersammlung.- Die Notenbeilagen sind von Rheineck, Grube (2) und anonym.- "Die Sammlung enthält in erster Linie Dichtungen von Johann Gottfried Hermes (1764 - nach 1834). Er hat nur wenige ältere Kinderlieder aufgegriffen und weitergedichtet.Sehr aufschlussreich für die Erziehungsgrundsätze der Aufklärer sind die Ausführungen des Pastors und Rektors Johann Friedrich August Kinderling (1743 - 1807) über die Bestimmung der Erziehung mit liebender Zuwendung und schönen Worten." (Barbara Boock Kinderliederbücher 1770-2000. S. 59).- Einband stärker beschabt, kleiner Einkleber im Innendeckel, Text und Notenbeilagen nur gering gebräunt.- Sehr selten, kein Exemplar im JdA seit 1950. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Traité médico-philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale, ou la Manie

      Paris, Richard, Caille & Ravier, 1801. An IX-(1801), An IX-(1801), in-8, LVI, 318pp, 2 planches et 1 tableau, demi-basane racinée moderne, dos lisse orné avec une pièce de titre rouge, 2 planches gravées sur cuivre représentant des formes de crânes et des portraits d'aliénés. Tableau statistique dépliant. PREMIERE EDITION. Ce classique est l'un des textes les plus importants de la littérature psychiatrique : Philippe Pinel, père fondateur de la psychiatrie en France, nosographe, grand clinicien, inventeur du traitement moral, réformateur des conditions d'hospitalisation des aliénés, y expose en détail ses méthodes d'humanisation du traitement des aliénés. Rédigé en 1792, les troubles révolutionnaires en retardèrent la publication. Pour Hegel "il appartient surtout à Pinel d'avoir découvert ce reste de raison dans les aliénés, de l'y avoir découvert comme contenant le principe de leur guérison et d'avoir dirigé leur traitement d'après ce principe". Bel exemplaire dans une reliure moderne

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        Histoire naturelle des Perroquets.

      Paris, Levrault, frères, 1801-1805 - 2 vols, folio (495 x 312 mm), pp. [viii] 135 [1, index]; [iv] 112 [1, index], with 145 etched plates printed in colours and finished by hand; a fine copy in contemporary red half morocco, green morocco labels, gilt fillets on sides, gilt edges, green silk page markers, binding signed at foot of spines: 'J.M. Jacobs, relieur à Anvers'.First edition, folio issue (there was also a quarto issue and 12 copies printed in extra-large folio format) of the most beautiful illustrations of parrots ever published and one of the finest bird-books of all time. The outstanding plates were etched after the originals of Jacques Barraband, and printed in colour by Langlois, the great master of French colour printing at the beginning of the nineteenth century and the artist responsible for most of Redouté's important publications.'After he had made himself Emperor, it was part of Napoleon's deliberate policy to initiate a series of magnificent publications that would vie with those undertaken to the orders of Louis XIV. These were sent as presents to crowned heads, men of science, and learned bodies, in evidence of the splendours of the Empire. In this manner many glorious books came into being, and it is in this light that we should see Redouté's Les Liliacées and his two works on the flowers of La Malmaison. The works of Levaillant owe their sumptuous character to the same impetus. His Histoire naturelle des perroquets is, unwittingly, a part of the glories of Napoleonic France' (Fine Bird Books).The names of three of the birds commemorate the artists involved in the production of the plates, Barraband, who painted them, Bouquet, who engraved the plates, and Langlois, who supervised the printing of them.This copy has the title of volume one in its first state, with the date An IX (1801). Both Ronsil and Zimmer describe copies with the second state title, dated An XII (1804).Provenance: bought privately in Switzerland; W P Watson, Catalogue Four (1993) n 52; Arcadian Library; deaccessioned by Arcadian Library, sold Christie's 14 November 2007, lot 233, £108,500Anker 303; Fine Bird Books p 90; Nissen IVB 558; Ronsil 1780; Zimmer 392

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        Grundriss der allgemeinen Naturgeschichte und Zoologie zum Gebrauch der Vorlesungen in zwo Abtheilungen

      - 412 pp., [4] pp. of publisher's ads & errata. 8vo, orig. grey boards. Erlangen: J.C. Schubart, 1801. First edition of an uncommon book; WorldCat locates no copy in the U.S. Devoted to natural history and zoology, this is one of Schrank's textbooks written for university students. Fine copy from the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. With a long three-page A.L.s dated 25 April 1801 from Schrank presenting this copy to the Duke of Bavaria. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        London.

      Drawn, Engraved and Published by John Swertner, Maudlin Lane, St James's Bristol, 1801 - The view from Canonbury Tower Etching with aquatint. A view taken from Canonbury Tower looking south-south-west. In the foreground on the left is to be seen part of Canonbury Place with gardens and summerhouse. In the foreground and mid-distance on the right is a haymaking scene. The New River meanders across the fields towards the built-up district of Islington parish where may be identified Astey's Row and the back of buildings in Lower Street (now Essex Street). Ahead is St Mary Islington, and on the right is Upper Street. The foreground is covered by a heavy shadow. There is no key but the key-block accompanying Swertner's earlier panorama may be used to identify many of the distant buildings.Guildhall Library has an outline etching for this engraving; a copy with sky and distant townscape printed blue; and a copy with some hand colouring. Image: 430 by 700mm (17 by 27.5 inches). Sheet: 500 by 745mm. (19.75 by 29.25 inches). BM 1865,0520.276.

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

      Reutlingen, Johann Jacob Mäck d. J. 1801. \"8°. 125 (1) S., Lederband d.Zt. mit RüSch., Rotschnitt. Ecken leicht berieben; innen frisch u. nahezu fleckenfrei.\" \"Erste Ausgabe. ADB 12, 1880; Ueberweg 3, S.610; dieses Werk nicht bei Goed. VII,274. - Einzige noch zu Lebzeiten des Dichters und Philosophen K.H. Heydenreich (1764-1801) erschienene Ausgabe stellt ein Pendant zu dem von ihm bearbeiteten Buch des Abbe Bellegarde \"\"Betrachtungen über die feine Lebensart\"\" dar. Beigefügt ist eine Auswahl von Gracian`s Maximen sowie ein \"\"Gemälde der Conversationsfalschheit\"\".\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Kultugeschichte, Philosophie, Literature, Culture history, Philosophy

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        194 x Erläße, Depeschen, Verordnungen, Instruktionen von 1801-1885 Österreich: Linz, Wien, Salzburg. Aufrufe, Bekanntmachungen, Kundmachungen, vom Kriegsschauplatze, Currende, Circulare, Telegramme etc.

      Blätter 194 verschiedene original alte Drucke aus Österreich, überwiegend aus Linz und einige aus Wien u. Salzburg. Es sind sowohl einseitige Blätter darunter aber auch mehseitige Hefte. Das grösste Blatt hat die Maße von 63 x 44 cm und das kleinste (Heft) 18 x 12 cm. Die Drucke sind aus der Zeit von 1801-1885. Die meisten Blätter und Hefte sind in gutem Zustand, einige haben leichte Risse und sehr wenige haben kl. Fehlstellen. Auf den Bildern sind nicht alle Drucke zu sehen. Ich biete auch noch weitere alte Drucke aus Österrreich an.

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        Abstract of the answers and returns made pursuant to an act, passed in the forty-first year of His Majesty King George III.

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

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        Histoire de l'Empire de Russie, sous le règne de Catherine II, et à la fin du dix-huitième siècle

      Chez Maradan 1801 - - Chez Maradan, A Paris 1801, In-8 (13x20cm), XX, 400pp. et (4) 451pp. et (4) 464pp. et (4) 432pp. et (4) 419pp. et (4) 384pp., 6 volumes reliés. - Edition originale française, traduite sur la seconde édition anglaise par Alexandre-Joseph de Bassinet (éditeur scientifique) et revue par Leclerc. Reliures en demi basane brune d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 3 petites couronnes de lauriers, roulettes en queue. Pièces de titre de maroquin bleu, et de tomaison de maroquin vert. Coiffes de tête des tomes 1, 2 et 4 arrachées. Coiffes de queue du tome 3 élimée, et du tome 6 avec un manque. Mors supérieur du tome 1 fendu en partie, et mors inférieur fendu. Un accroc en tête du tome 4. Manques à la pièce de tomaison du tome 1 et à celle du tome 6. Mors inférieur du tome 6 fendu en queue. Ensemble frotté. Etiquette de libraire sur le plat supérieur du tome 1 : Librairie antiquiaire Sarasino (Modène. Italie). A l'époque où paraît l'ouvrage, tous les yeux européens étaient tournés vers la Russie, et d'autant plus sous la France napoléonienne. L'ouvrage est l'oeuvre du révérend Tooke, qui fut chapelain de l'église anglicane à Saint-Petersbourg durant 20 ans. L'auteur a compilé de nombreux livres et documents avant d'écrire cette monographie de l'empire russe, basée pour beaucoup sur les expéditions scientifiques commandés par Catherine II aux savants russes. L'ouvrage contient donc les renseignements les plus exacts sur la géographie humaine et physique, l'économie. Corbet, qui a étudié la russophile tout au long du XIXe en France, note (1967, Didier), L'Opinion française face à l'inconnue russe (1799-1894), pp. 54-55 : "Très complaisant en général pour les Russes et très indulgent pour leurs institutions." Tome 1 : Description physique de l'empire Tome 2 : Histoire des nations de l'empire russe. Tome 3 : Géographie humaine. Gouvernement. Forces militaires. Tome 4 : Economie et politique de l'empire. Administrations. Tome 5 : Economie (agriculture, industrie, arts.) Tome 6 : Commerce. De la Perse et du Caucase. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] French Edition, translated on the second English edition by Abbé Bassinet and reviewed by Leclerc. Binders half brown sheepskin contemporary. back smooth decorated with 3 small laurel wreaths, tail wheels. Parts under blue morocco and green morocco volume number. XX, 400pp. et (4) 451pp. et (4) 464pp. et (4) 432pp. et (4) 419pp. et (4) 384pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Chenes de l'Amerique.

      1801. MICHAUX, André. Histoire des Chênes de l'Amerique ou, Descriptions et Figures de toutes les espèces et variétés de Chênes de l'Amérique Septentrionale, Considérées sous les rapports de la Botanique, de leur culture et de leur usage. [4], 7, [49] pp. 36 leaves of engraved plates, 32 after Pierre Joseph Redouté and 4 by Henri-Joseph Redouté. Folio, 460 x 300 mm, bound in original boards with purple linen spine, in a new cloth folding box. Paris: l'Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1801. |~||~||~||~| First Edition. A splendid work on American oak trees illustrated with engravings by Joseph Redouté and his brother Henri-Joseph. André Michaux is not to be confused with his son, Francois André Michaux, the author of The North American Sylva, which is considered the most important early work on American trees. André originally came to America in 1785 as Royal botanist under Louis XVI, where he undertook extensive travels doing research on behalf of the king. After the Revolution he was asked to undertake a Western expedition by Jefferson, and it is presumably from this and his previous travels that the information in this book was collected. The Redouté brothers provide and elegance to Michaux's work with engravings displaying both depth and texture to the botanical subject matter. The linen spine is fraying, and there is occasional foxing and staining, which is pretty much confined to the margins, however this is a nevertheless a very good copy of a rare book, of which there has been no copy at auction since 2004. Nissen, BBI, 1358.

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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 Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country. Illustrated with a Map.

      T. Cadell et al., London 1801 - London: T. Cadell et al., 1801. 4to. 1st edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait; (without half-title) + 1pp (title leaf) + viii (Preface) + cxxxii (A General History of the Fur Trade) + 412pp + 2pp (errata). 3 large folding engraved maps, one with hand-coloured details; some expert repairs to folds. Period-style full calf by Courtland Benson, elaborate decorations to spine compartments, contrasting label. An attractive copy. The First Crossing of the Continent by a White Man. This is the classic account of Mackenzie's journeys seeking a passage from the Athabasca country to the Pacific Ocean. His first expedition from Fort Chipewyan in 1789 took him not to the Pacific as he had hoped, but down what would become the Mackenzie River. In his second attempt, he ascended the Peace River by canoe and on foot, and crossed over into the headwaters of the Fraser River and reached the Pacific Ocean at Bella Coola. This journey marked the first crossing of the continent by a white man. [Smith 42; Streeter 3653] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Was published, April 1st, 1801 ... : an entire new work, entitled, Cases of successful practice with Perkins's metallic tractors, communicated since January, 1800

      London: George Cooke, n.d. (1801?). FIRST EDITION. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo. [4] pp. Recent sympathetic wrappers. Includes 'Cases, not before in this journal', dated Sept. 1800 to Feb. 1801. Apparently some copies of this pamphlet were inserted by Perkins into issues of the "Monthly Review" without the editor's knowledge (see J. Corry, 'The detector of quackery', 1802, p. 39-40). Of this pamphlet two issues exist: in our copy the headline of last page reads 'Cases of practice, &c.', where the other (earlier?) issue reads 'Perkins's patent metallic tractors'. Library locations: Wellcome only (both issues). Worldcat erroneously records holdings for the following libraries: NYAM, Rutgers, Tuffts, Claremont Colleges, and Newcastle University; in fact these libraries have either the printed monograph (and not this promotional pamphlet) or they have wrongly recorded holdings for a printed book when they only have access to a digital surrogate.

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        A General Synopsis of Birds [six volumes, with:] Supplement to the General Synopsis of Birds [two volumes, and:] Index ornithologicus... [two volumes].

      London: Leigh and Sotheby, 1781-, 1781-1801. Together ten volumes, quarto (249 x 195 mm.); with altogether 142 very fine hand coloured etched plates, a few heightened with gold, eight hand coloured etched title-page vignettes after and by Latham, a very fine set in contemporary tree calf, gilt, highly decorated gilt spines. One of the finest sets we have seen, in outstanding original condition.This was the first major ornithological collection to take serious notice of the birds collected on all three of Cook's voyages, including the famous illustration of the glorious Red-Tailed Black (or "Banksian") Cockatoo. This is also the earliest major study to include any significant number of Australian birds, almost 200 of which are noted in the famous 1801 supplement volume - all post First Fleet ornithological discoveries. This set is further enhanced by containing the two rare index volumes, not often seen.John Latham (1740-1837) was the pre-eminent ornithologist of his day and a close friend of leading scientific figures including Sir Joseph Banks, Thomas Pennant and Sir Ashton Lever, with whom he swapped specimens and reports of the latest ornithological discoveries: 'known as the Grandfather of Australian ornithology, he was the first to describe, and to name scientifically, a large number of Australian birds... ' (Whittell, The Literature of Australian Birds). Many of the illustrations in the General Synopsis were done by Latham with the assistance of his daughter Ann. Born in 1772 Ann was an amateur artist and several of her watercolours were engraved in 1789 for Govenor Phillip's The Voyage... to Botany Bay. It is thought that Ann was the first female artist to publish illustrations of Australian species as her work published in Phillip's Voyage predates Sarah Stone's work in White's Journal by several months (Christine Jackson, Sarah Stone, p.146).Latham had unfettered access to the collections of the British Museum, that of Banks, the Leverian Museum, and the field notes of second voyage veteran Johann Forster. As a result, this is not only a major early work of ornithology, it includes early notice and many beautiful illustrations of birds from every corner of the Pacific: Kamchatka, Nootka, Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga, New Zealand, and Australia, the vast majority collected by Cook and his scientists (the Third Voyage birds invariably noted as having been collected by "our late voyagers" or "our circumnavigators"). What is immediately noticeable is how many of the birds illustrated on Latham's plates are actually from the Pacific, testament to his desire to make available the newest specimens; in fact, it was his aim to record all known bird species discovered in the late eighteenth century.Any number of birds are described from specimens in the Leverian Museum (the small note "Lev. Mus." is probably the most commonly used throughout, and countless notes refer to the collection in some way). In a similar vein, an enormous number of more exotic species (the Pacific, South-East Asia, North America, the Indies, Newfoundland, the Antarctic waters, etc.) are from the Banks collection. Latham was the right man at the right place and time to work on the newly-discovered Australian species. He was later largely responsible for the natural history specimens in Phillip's Voyage of 1789.Because Latham's work dates from what might be called the pre-scientific era, the field notes and descriptions are often chatty and interesting (and not infrequently rather interested in how the different birds tasted). There are occasional lapses in his knowledge of the place of origin of different birds, but by our count the number collected on Cook's voyages exceeds 177, of which 33 are illustrated. Included in that number are the Australian birds, all of which date from the three voyages of Cook, notably the fine plate of the Banksian Cockatoo, one of the very few Australian birds actually bought back by Banks, and perhaps only the second Endeavour-voyage bird to be illustrated (after the Rainbow Lorikeet depicted in Peter Brown's 1776 work.The pursuit of Australian natural history is neatly summarised by the additions of the second supplement volume of 1801. The entire preceding seven volumes include notice of 12 Australian birds, while this single volume adds an incredible 198 more, of which 17 are illustrated, including the Radiated Falcon ("probably a scarce species, only one having been met with, which was found nailed to the side of a barn"); the Variegated Bee-Eater; the Lyrebird (Superb Menura); and the Crimson-Bellied Flycatcher. One point of interest throughout is Latham's frequent references to being able to consult the Aylmer Bourke Lambert drawings (now part of the collection of the SLNSW) and indeed to have conversations with Lambert and other peers: of the Jabiru, for example, Latham writes that he has seen the drawing by his "friend and relation" George Shaw, and that "Mr. Lambert informs me, that only two have yet been met with, but are now and then seen on the muddy banks of the harbour of Port Jackson, searching for fish... " Provenance: Howard Radclyffe Ornithological collection, U.K. In very fine original state.

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        Recueil de rapports, de mémoires et d'expériences sur les soupes économiques et les fourneaux à la Rumford

      [2] ff., 227-[3] pp., 1 pl. A Paris, chez A.-J. Marchant, an 10 (1801), in-8, [2] ff, 227-[3] pp, 1 pl. dépl, broché, couverture d'attente bleu clair de l'époque, pièce de titre papier au dos, « Première édition collective de ces différents rapports concernant des établissements de bienfaisance construits selon le modèle des fameux "Fourneaux" de Rumford » (Oberlé). Très rare. L'ouvrage ouvre sur une instruction générale de Candolle et Delessert, décrivant la construction des fourneaux et donne la recette des soupes. La planche dépliante gravée sur cuivre, en fin d'ouvrage, représente le modèle de fourneau tel que décrit. Suivent : - PARMENTIER, Rapport au ministre de l'Intérieur sur les soupes de légumes. - CANDOLLE, Rapport sur l'état actuel des soupes et des fourneaux. - PARMENTIER, Rapport sur la substitution de l'orge mondé au riz. - CADET DE VAUX, Mémoire sur la substitution du gruau d'orge au riz, dans les hôpitaux civils et militaires. Le chimiste américain Benjamin Thompson, anobli sous le nom de comte de Rumford (1753-1814) fonda ses établissements de charité publique à Munich ; très vite, ils attirèrent l'attention de l'Europe entière. A Paris, le premier fourneau fut installé le 21 pluviôse an 8 (1800), au 16 rue du Mail, et fut placé sous la direction du jeune botaniste Candolle. Une dizaine d'années plus tard, 6 établissements de ce type distribuaient quotidiennement des soupes aux indigents de la capitale. Exemplaire tel que paru, sous couverture d'attente et non rogné. Oberlé n° 163. Vicaire, 732.

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        A General Synopsis of Birds [six volumes, with:] Supplement to the General Synopsis of Birds [two volumes, and:] Index ornithologicus... [two volumes]

      London: Leigh and Sotheby, 1781-, 1801. In very fine original state.. Together ten volumes, quarto (249 x 195 mm.); with altogether 142 very fine hand coloured etched plates, a few heightened with gold, eight hand coloured etched title-page vignettes after and by Latham, a very fine set in contemporary tree calf, gilt, highly decorated gilt spines. One of the finest sets we have seen, in outstanding original condition.This was the first major ornithological collection to take serious notice of the birds collected on all three of Cook's voyages, including the famous illustration of the glorious Red-Tailed Black (or "Banksian") Cockatoo. This is also the earliest major study to include any significant number of Australian birds, almost 200 of which are noted in the famous 1801 supplement volume - all post First Fleet ornithological discoveries. This set is further enhanced by containing the two rare index volumes, not often seen.John Latham (1740-1837) was the pre-eminent ornithologist of his day and a close friend of leading scientific figures including Sir Joseph Banks, Thomas Pennant and Sir Ashton Lever, with whom he swapped specimens and reports of the latest ornithological discoveries: 'known as the Grandfather of Australian ornithology, he was the first to describe, and to name scientifically, a large number of Australian birds…' (Whittell, The Literature of Australian Birds). Many of the illustrations in the General Synopsis were done by Latham with the assistance of his daughter Ann. Born in 1772 Ann was an amateur artist and several of her watercolours were engraved in 1789 for Govenor Phillip's The Voyage… to Botany Bay. It is thought that Ann was the first female artist to publish illustrations of Australian species as her work published in Phillip's Voyage predates Sarah Stone's work in White's Journal by several months (Christine Jackson, Sarah Stone, p.146).Latham had unfettered access to the collections of the British Museum, that of Banks, the Leverian Museum, and the field notes of second voyage veteran Johann Forster. As a result, this is not only a major early work of ornithology, it includes early notice and many beautiful illustrations of birds from every corner of the Pacific: Kamchatka, Nootka, Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga, New Zealand, and Australia, the vast majority collected by Cook and his scientists (the Third Voyage birds invariably noted as having been collected by "our late voyagers" or "our circumnavigators"). What is immediately noticeable is how many of the birds illustrated on Latham's plates are actually from the Pacific, testament to his desire to make available the newest specimens; in fact, it was his aim to record all known bird species discovered in the late eighteenth century.Any number of birds are described from specimens in the Leverian Museum (the small note "Lev. Mus." is probably the most commonly used throughout, and countless notes refer to the collection in some way). In a similar vein, an enormous number of more exotic species (the Pacific, South-East Asia, North America, the Indies, Newfoundland, the Antarctic waters, etc.) are from the Banks collection. Latham was the right man at the right place and time to work on the newly-discovered Australian species. He was later largely responsible for the natural history specimens in Phillip's Voyage of 1789.Because Latham's work dates from what might be called the pre-scientific era, the field notes and descriptions are often chatty and interesting (and not infrequently rather interested in how the different birds tasted). There are occasional lapses in his knowledge of the place of origin of different birds, but by our count the number collected on Cook's voyages exceeds 177, of which 33 are illustrated. Included in that number are the Australian birds, all of which date from the three voyages of Cook, notably the fine plate of the Banksian Cockatoo, one of the very few Australian birds actually bought back by Banks, and perhaps only the second Endeavour-voyage bird to be illustrated (after the Rainbow Lorikeet depicted in Peter Brown's 1776 work.The pursuit of Australian natural history is neatly summarised by the additions of the second supplement volume of 1801. The entire preceding seven volumes include notice of 12 Australian birds, while this single volume adds an incredible 198 more, of which 17 are illustrated, including the Radiated Falcon ("probably a scarce species, only one having been met with, which was found nailed to the side of a barn"); the Variegated Bee-Eater; the Lyrebird (Superb Menura); and the Crimson-Bellied Flycatcher. One point of interest throughout is Latham's frequent references to being able to consult the Aylmer Bourke Lambert drawings (now part of the collection of the SLNSW) and indeed to have conversations with Lambert and other peers: of the Jabiru, for example, Latham writes that he has seen the drawing by his "friend and relation" George Shaw, and that "Mr. Lambert informs me, that only two have yet been met with, but are now and then seen on the muddy banks of the harbour of Port Jackson, searching for fish…" Provenance: Howard Radclyffe Ornithological collection, U.K.

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        Beschreibung der vornehmsten Merkwürdigkeiten in der Reichsstadt Nürnberg, in deren Bezirke, und auf der Universität Altdorf. Nebst einem Anhange.Mit einer Kupfertafel.

      Nürnberg, in der Wolf-Penkerischen Kunst- und Buchhandlung, 1801 - IV, 3 Bll., 718 S., Kapital mit Einrissen, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Exlibris, durchgehend sauber und gut erhalten. Aus der Bibliothek Ebner von Eschenbach. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1001 8°, gebunden , Pappband, goldverzierter Rückentitel , rotes Rückenschild, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Synopsis methodica fungorum... [Avec] Index botanicus sistend omnes fungorum species in D.C.H. Persoonii Synopsis (...) confectus a D. G[eorg] H[erman] L[ÜHNEMANN]

      deux parties et un index en Gottingae, apud Henricum Dieterich, 1801-1808, , deux parties et un index en un volume in-8, XXX-708 p. en numérotation continue, avec [1] ff. de titre entre la 1re et la 2e partie, 5 pl. ; index de [18] ff. non chiffrés (titre compris), demi-toile postérieure à la bradel, pièce de titre papier manuscrite, 5 planches gravées sur cuivre donnant 60 espèces de champignons. Impression sur papier bis. Édition originale de ce livre fondateur de la taxonomie des champignons, par Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1763-1836), l'un des plus grands mycologues d'Europe. Persoon considérait la classification de Linné insuffisante pour les champignons. Son Synopsis methodica fungorum développe un classement plus élaboré, dans lequel il reconnait deux classes de champignons, les Angiocarpi et les Gymnocarpi, divisées chacune en trois ordres. C'est un tableau complet des genres, des espèces et des principales variétés connus jusqu'alors. Ce travail est remarquable par le talent d'observation et la justesse des rapprochements que l'auteur a mis en oeuvre dans la disposition des groupes. Sa méthode deviendra rapidement générale. Persoon grandit à l'orphelinat du Cap en Afrique du sud. Il obtint de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales les subventions qui lui permirent d'étudier en Europe, la théologie à Halle, puis la médecine à Leyde. Sa passion pour la botanique le conduisit finalement à Göttingen et à l'Université d'Erlangen, où il devint docteur en sciences naturelles. En 1803, il s'installe à Paris où il mène, dans la pauvreté, une vie de reclus dévouée aux champignons. Exemplaire non rogné. Les feuillets Yy et Yy2 de la seconde partie sont reliés parmi les dernières pages de l'Index botanicus. Cachets et étiquette de l'Institut catholique de Paris. Reliure moyenne. Rousseurs. Volbracht, Myko Libri, n° 1584. Pritzel, n° 7060. De Wit, Histoire du développement de la biologie, Vol.III.

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        London.

      London 1801 - Etched aquatint, printed in colours highlighted with fine original hand-colour, upper and lower marigins trimmed just beyond plate mark. Dimensions: 475 by 755mm. (18.75 by 29.75 inches). Lovely view from north London. Guildhall Library Ln.Pr.V gp.4.

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        Mémoires sur l'influence de l'air et de diverses substances gazeuses dans la germination de différentes graines

      XIII, (1), 230 pp., (2) Genève, J.J Paschoud, 1801, An IX, in-8, XIII, (1), 230 pp, (2), demi-basane brune, dos lisse orné avec pièce de titre, Première édition de ces importantes études de physiologie végétale des deux naturalistes suisses François Huber (1750-1831) et Jean Senebier (1742-1809). Ce dernier est l'auteur de nombreux travaux sur la physiologie végétale, notamment sur l'influence de la lumière sur les végétaux, phénomène aujourd'hui connu sous le nom de photosynthèse. Coins émoussés. Mors fragiles.Institut catholique de Paris tampon annulé

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        MADAGASCAR – FORT DAUPHIN-ST. LUCIA BAY [TÔLANARO / TOLAGNARO AND MANAFIAFY, ANOSY REGION] (2 CHARTS ON 1 SHEET): A CHART OF THE NORTHERNMOST POINT OF THE BAY OF ST. LUCIA, TO POINT ITAPARE, SURVEYED BY MR. JOHN YOUNG, MASTER OF H.M. (LATE) SHIP THE . [On same sheet together with:] A View of Point Itapare, and the Island of St. Clare, when at Anchor in the small Sandy Bay, Surveyed by Mr. John Young, Master of H.M. (late) Ship the Garland.

      London 1801 - Copper engraving (Very Good, old off-setting from another chart, strong dark engraving impression, on an uncut sheet with very wide side and lower margins, some minor tears and chipping to outer blank margins far outside of platemark), platemark: 39 x 42 cm (15 x 16.5 inches); full sheet: 47 x 63.5 cm (18.5 x 25 inches). An exceedingly rare pair of sea charts (on a single separately-issued sheet) depicting the strategically critical stretch of coastline from Fort Dauphin (Tôlanaro) to St. Lucia Harbour (Manafiafy) in southeastern Madagascar, based on original British surveys conducted under extraordinary circumstances. This extremely rare pair of sea charts printed together on a single sheet depicts the strategically critical stretch of coastline between Fort Dauphin and St. Lucia (modern Tôlanaro (in Malagasy) / Tolagnaro (in the local dialect) and Manafiafy, Anosy Region), in south-easternmost Madagascar. The charts represent the finest surveys of the area up to the time and were conducted in 1798 by a British naval officer who, along with his crew, were marooned on the coast for five months following the wreckage of their vessel. The upper chart, A Chart of the Northernmost Point of the Bay of St. Lucia, to Point Itapare, presents an excellent overview of the area, extending from the old French base of Fort Dauphin, today’s Tôlanaro (on the left) and the northeast up the coast to St. Lucie, modern Manafiafy, an excellent anchorage. The chart is exceedingly detailed, with bathymetric soundings and the locations of navigational hazards in the seas, as well as the sites of villages and profile views along the coasts. Referring to Fort Dauphin the descriptive notes read: ‘N.B. The Magazine appears White like a Sheet drying on the Bushes; all around fine verdure with a number of Tortoiseshells, that appear like Sheep feeding’ and ‘The Fort Stands on the Peninsula 100 Feet above the surface of the Sea.’ The lower chart, A View of Point Itapare, and the Island of St. Clare, when at Anchor in the small Sandy Bay, depicts a key stretch of the coastline within the above, between running from Point Itapare to the end of the St. Clare Peninsula, focussing on the fine anchorage of the ‘Harbour of Locar’ and its ‘Watering Place’. Fort Dauphin was, along the Bay of Saint-Augustin in the northeast, the most important site for Europeans along the coasts of Madagascar. Strategically located at the extreme southeastern tip of the island, the fort guarded a critical shipping lane between Europe and India and beyond. Fort Dauphin Harbour (modern Tolnaro / Tolagnaro Harbour) was valued by Europeans a critical anchorage and waypoint on this route ever since it was first encountered by the Portuguese mariner Diogo Dias in 1500. The French East India Company recognized the strategic value of the site and built Fort Dauphin there in 1643. While the harbour was excellent, the local people resented the French presence and the area was prone to tropical diseases which greatly affected the French settlers. As such, the French abandoned and then resettled Fort Dauphin on several occasion until 1825, when the garrison was taken over by the Imerina forces of King Randama I. Fort Dauphin returned enduringly to French hands in 1852. For its part, St. Lucia Bay (Manafiafy) was an excellent anchorage located just northeast up the coast, which while controlled by the local peoples, was nevertheless a popular re-victualling and trading port for European vessels, especially those who wished to dodge the French presence at Fort Dauphin. In 1642, the French settlers who subsequently founded Fort Dauphin attempted to build a settlement here, but were soon compelled to relocate. The Fascinating Story surrounding the Creation of the Charts In 1797, during the Napoleonic Wars, whereupon France and Britain were engaged in a global conflict, the British Royal Navy dispatched the 28-gun frigate H.M.S. Garland to Cape Town, South Africa (then under British control), from w

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        Beschreibung des für die Feuerwacht auf dem St. Petersthurme in München ausgeführten Pyroskops von Dr. C. Steinheil. Abhandlungen der mathematisch-physikalischen Classe der Königlich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

      Seite 561 bis 583 mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Tafel mit Detail -Zeichnungen und 8 lithographische, 1 mal gefaltete Panorama -Karten von G. Seeberger (ca 32 x 25 cm) zusammen ca. 2,5 m. Neuere professionelle Halb-Kunstleder Bindung, sehr schön erhalten. 28 x 22,5 cm Carl August von Steinheil: (12.10.1801 bis 14.9. 1870). Beschreibung des Steinheilschen Pyroskops zur Ermittlung des Ortes einer Brandstätte, wie es für die Feuerwacht auf dem St. Petersthurme in München ausgeführt ist.

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        AVTO TITVLADO TRIUNFO ÈS DE LA REDENÇON EL NACIMIENTO DE CRISTO.

      - [MANUSCRITO] COMP.[UES]TO P.[O]R D. MAN.[EU]L QUIROZ CAMPOSAGRADO. AÑO DE 1801. [México] De 21,4x15,4 cm. com [ii], 144, [ii] págs. Encadernação da época inteira de pele (tratamento raiz de nogueira) com ferros a ouro na lombada. As duas pastas estão ornamentadas com esquadrias e têm ornamentações nas esquinas, tudo gravado a ouro. Folhas de guarda em belo papel de fantasia da época. Cortes das folhas decorados com pintura descontínua. Belo frontispício decorativo ilustrado com o título escrito com belas letras manuscritas a vermelho e preto enquadrado por composição arquitectónica, com duas colunas de cada lado, com capitéis dourados, sobre embaçamento com a data, e encimadas por frontão triangular tudo pintado em delicada aguarela em que predominam o azul e o dourado. Muito legível, escrito sobre papel de elevada qualidade, com o texto justificado e escrito sobre linhas no caso das letras mais ornamentadas. Os inícios de cada acto estão escritos a vermelho e preto separados do anterior por três linhas e as cenas são separadas por duas linhas. Manuscrito autógrafo com uma encadernação com características pouco comuns que, provavelmente, terá sido elaborado para oferta a alguma personagem da Corte Vi-Reinal da Nova Espanha. Peça de teatro, do género auto sacramental, para ser representada pelo Natal, escrito em versos octossílabos e alguns decassílabos, dividida em três actos: acto primeiro, páginas 1 a 41; acto segundo, páginas 41 a 90; e acto terceiro, páginas 90 a 144. A peça quando representada seria, em certos momentos, acompanhada por música. Don Manuel de Quiroz Y Campo Sagrado. Poeta e calígrafo autor de numerosas poesias e peças de teatro que ficaram, na maior parte, manuscritas e só muito recentemente começaram a ser reeditadas e estudadas no âmbito do movimento para o aprofundamento da literatura escrita no México Colonial. A investigadora Terán Elizondo conseguiu localizar até agora 41 obras. Até ao momento não conseguimos encontrar qualquer referência a esta obra. O autor nasceu na cidade do México cerca de 1751 e terá falecido cerca de 1821, data em que foi publicada a sua última obra. Teve várias profissões, entre as quais professor e desempenhou vários cargos, sendo o último «visitador de la Renta del Tabaco». Era um poeta culto de estilo simples e com bom domínio da versificação que elaborava os manuscritos das suas obras com grande preocupação estética e perícia artesanal, produzindo exemplares de grande beleza caligráfica, adornados com magníficas portadas, qualidades de que este manuscrito é um notável exemplo. REF: María Isabel Terán Elizondo. Prólogo e introdução de «La inocencia acrisolada de los pacientes jesuanos. Colección de varias poesias ? por Don Manuel de Quiroz Y Campo Sagrado. Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas. 2016» Pallau (245638 e 245639), regista 3 obras impressas do autor publicadas no México entre 1786 e 1820. As bibliotecas espanholas não têm qualquer exemplar de impressos ou manuscritos. 21,4x15,4 cm. [ii], 144, [ii] pp. Binding: Contemporary full calf (walnut root treatment) gilt on spine. The two folders are ornamented with gilt frames and corner decorations. Endpapers in beautiful contemporary fantasy paper. Edges decorated with discontinuous paint. Beautiful decorative frontispiece illustrated with hand written title, with beautiful calligraphy in red and black, framed by an architectural composition, with two columns on each side, with golden capitals, and topped by triangular pediment, all painted in delicate watercolours, mainly blue and gold. Well legible, written on high quality paper with justified text, being the more elaborated letters written between lines. The beginning of each act is written in red and black and is separated from the previous one by three lines, being the scenes separated by two lines. Autograph manuscript, with a binding of unusual characteristics, probably made as a gift to someone important of the New Spain?s court. Theatrical religious play to be perf

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        Histoire naturelle du genre humain, ou recherches sur ses principaux fondemens physiques et moraux ; précédées d'un discours sur la nature des êtres organiques, et sur l'ensemble de leur physiologie

      2 volumes, 435 pp., 9 pl. et Paris, F. Dufart, An IX [1801], in-8, 2 volumes, 435 pp, 9 pl. et 2 tableaux repliés + 394-[2] pp. et 4 pl, demi-basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné et portant des pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et vert, Édition originale de ce traité de proto-anthropologie qui se trouve au croisement d'un triple héritage, propre au siècle des Lumières : le discours rousseauiste sur l'origine et la formation des sociétés, la méthodologie et le classement linnéen et les études naissantes de physiologie. Julien-Joseph Virey (1775-1846), naturaliste et anthropologue français, s'intéresse ici au genre humain avec l'intention de distinguer sa spécificité vis à vis des autres "corps organisés" (la sociabilité, la perfectibilité, le langage et la morale), afin de le situer au sein de l'ensemble du règne animal en proposant une analyse comparative avec certaines espèces de singes et en étudiant l'influence du contexte géographique, et afin d'en proposer une classification en fonction des différentes "races", des différents âges, etc. "A work typical of early nineteenth-century anthropology in its generalization of types of man, customs, religion, psychology, language, infancy, women, and social organization" (DSB). A la fin du volume 2 se trouve la "Disseration sur un jeune enfant trouvé dans les forêts du département de l'Aveyron" ; Victor de l'Aveyron, enfant sauvage découvert quelques mois auparavant, confié au soin de Sicard dans son Institut national de jeunes sourds de Paris et examiné par Virey lui-même. Cette rencontre permet à l'auteur d'opérer à des conclusions sur l'état primitif de l'homme et de terminer son ouvrage par sur tirade rousseauiste : "Va, jeune infortuné, sur cette terre malheureuse, va perdre dans les liens civils ta primitive et simple rudesse..." L'ouvrage est orné de belle planches en taille-douce : 5, gravées par J.B Racine, représentent différents types humains ; 4 figurent des espèces de grands singes gravées par Perée et Bigant d'après Barraband (bien complet en 4 planche, en dépit de la numérotation non continue) ; 4, par Duhamel, tentent de mettre en évidence la "perfectibilité morale humaine" en comparant la statuaire antiques aux genres "nègres" et aux singes. Mouillures éparses. DSB XIV, p. 44-45.

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        Der Abend. - Hirtenehepaar mit kleinem Kind an der Tränke, umgeben von Kühen, einem Bullen und Schafen.

      - Aquatinta v. F. Aubertin n. C.W.E. Dietrich b. Freidhof, Berlin, dat. 1801, 35 x 47,7 - Blattgr. 46,8 x 60,5 cm Herrlicher Druck in Sepia- und Brauntönen, minimal fleckig und angestaubt. Seltenes Blatt.

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        Abstract of the answers and returns made pursuant to an act, passed in the forty-first year of His Majesty King George III.

      London: HMSO, 1801-2. [Rickman, John (1771-1840).] Abstract of the answers and returns made pursuant to an act, passed in the forty-first year of His Majesty King George III. Intituled, â€

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        Versuch eines Handbuchs der Erfindungen. Theil 1-8. 8 Bände (komplett).

      Wien, Prag, bey Franz Haas, 1801. 8°. 19,5 cm. XVI, 350, 2 Blatt, 364, 1 Bl., 408, 2 Bl., X, 412, 1 Bl. 434, 384, 420,294 Seiten. Grüne Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. 1. Auflage. Jeder Band mit einem Titelkupfer. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Erfindungen / inventions; Kulturgeschichte / culture history

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        The artist's assistant: or school of science;

      8vo., xvi307(1)pp., 10 engraved plates (of which 6 are folding), contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked, with (unidentified) armorial device on each cover and with the original brass clasp. A very good copy with a frustratingly opaque provenance.Publisher: Birmingham: printed for the proprietors, by Swinnery & Hawkins.Year: 1801Edition:

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        Notes on the State of Virginia

      New York: Printed by M.L. & W.A. Davis for Furman & Loudon, 1801. 8vo, period tree sheep, rebacked with tan calf, early morocco spine label, folding table of the Indians in Virginia; map of the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, [4], 436, [blank], 56 pp. Wear to corners; some foxing and soiling within, tape repair to front free endpaper, rear free endpaper detached, crease and tear on page 42, and tear on page 94, library plate and stamps on front pastedown and endpapers hinges a little weak, but firm; overall about very good. Early American edition of Thomas Jefferson's most important book published during his lifetime and considered one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks. The work appears to have its origins in a request from the French delegation in Philadelphia looking for information on Virginia. This edition includes the appendix on the murder of Logan's family. Lacks the frontispiece portrait and the large engraved folding map of Virginia. Formerly in the public library of Beverley, Mass., with bookplate dated 1856, old ink stamps, removal from rear pastedown. Howes J78. Sabin 35906. monticello.org.

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        The Persian Moonshee. 3 parts in one volume. Part I: Persian Grammar. Part II: Pleasant Stories. Part III: Phrases and Dialogues, In Persian and English

      London: Re-printed in London by Wilson and Co for J. Debrett and J. Sewell. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some corner wear. Lacks half title and final blank. Light staining to upper corners of first few pages. Scattered foxing. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. 1801. Reprint. Green hardback half-leather cover. 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 106pp; 74pp; 82pp, + plates. 32 plates of type. Heraldic book-plate of T. Spring Rice 'Fides Non Timet'. [Thomas Spring Rice was a former Chancellor of the Exchequer. 1835-1839]. .

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        Histoire de l'Empire de Russie, sous le règne de Catherine II, et à la fin du dix-huitième siècle

      - Chez Maradan, A Paris 1801, In-8 (13x20cm), XX, 400pp. et (4) 451pp. et (4) 464pp. et (4) 432pp. et (4) 419pp. et (4) 384pp., 6 volumes reliés. - French Edition, tradotto alla seconda edizione Inglese, Abbé culla e recensito da Leclerc. Leganti metà marrone periodo di pelle di pecora. indietro liscio decorato con 3 piccole corone di alloro, le ruote posteriori. Parti in marocco blu e il numero del volume marocco verde. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française, traduite sur la seconde édition anglaise par Alexandre-Joseph de Bassinet (éditeur scientifique) et revue par Leclerc. Reliures en demi basane brune d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 3 petites couronnes de lauriers, roulettes en queue. Pièces de titre de maroquin bleu, et de tomaison de maroquin vert. Coiffes de tête des tomes 1, 2 et 4 arrachées. Coiffes de queue du tome 3 élimée, et du tome 6 avec un manque. Mors supérieur du tome 1 fendu en partie, et mors inférieur fendu. Un accroc en tête du tome 4. Manques à la pièce de tomaison du tome 1 et à celle du tome 6. Mors inférieur du tome 6 fendu en queue. Ensemble frotté. Etiquette de libraire sur le plat supérieur du tome 1 : Librairie antiquiaire Sarasino (Modène. Italie). A l'époque où paraît l'ouvrage, tous les yeux européens étaient tournés vers la Russie, et d'autant plus sous la France napoléonienne. L'ouvrage est l'oeuvre du révérend Tooke, qui fut chapelain de l'église anglicane à Saint-Petersbourg durant 20 ans. L'auteur a compilé de nombreux livres et documents avant d'écrire cette monographie de l'empire russe, basée pour beaucoup sur les expéditions scientifiques commandés par Catherine II aux savants russes. L'ouvrage contient donc les renseignements les plus exacts sur la géographie humaine et physique, l'économie... Corbet, qui a étudié la russophile tout au long du XIXe en France, note (1967, Didier), L'Opinion française face à l'inconnue russe (1799-1894), pp. 54-55 : "Très complaisant en général pour les Russes et très indulgent pour leurs institutions." Tome 1 : Description physique de l'empire Tome 2 : Histoire des nations de l'empire russe. Tome 3 : Géographie humaine. Gouvernement. Forces militaires. Tome 4 : Economie et politique de l'empire. Administrations. Tome 5 : Economie (agriculture, industrie, arts...) Tome 6 : Commerce. De la Perse et du Caucase.

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        Corso di agricoltura di un accademico georgofilo. Autore della biblioteca georgica.

      - Edizione terza accresciuta e corretta. Stamperia del Giglio, Firenze, 1801 - 1803. Cinque volumi in 8vo piccolo, pp. 288 (con Indice) + 1 tav. incisa fra le pag. 250 e 251 (la "Potatura del gelso a cornettami"); 284 + 1 tavola rip. in fine (con strumentazioni di lavoro come apiari e macchinari per la franta dell'olio); 284 (con Indice); 238 (con Indice); 260 (con Indice), leg. con piatti in cartonato e modesto dorso in percallina verde. Nel primo volume, tra gli altri argomenti, si tratta di viti, vini, ulivi, olio, gelsi, mori, bachi da seta; nel secondo volume c'è la suddivisione dei calendari delle varie figure agresti (dal seminatore, al castagnaio, all'apiaio, in relazione a sementi, vendemmie, olio, alveari ecc.); nel terzo ancora si parla di piantazioni di alberi, sementi e bestiami; nel quarto volume si tratta di culture varie, olii, allevamento e bestiame; nel quinto volume è presente una corografia georgica delle varie parti della Toscana, con le note relazioni metereologiche del 1774 e seguenti anni. Ottima conservazione di tutti volumi, con pagine fresche e ben impresse, ottime le tavole presenti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die ausländischen oder die ausserhalb Europa zur Zeit in den übrigen Welttheilen vorgefundenen Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Erster Theil (=alles Erschienene).

      Erlangen, Wolfgang Walther, 1801. - Quarto (25 x 20,5 cm). Zeitgenössisches, goldgepr. Halbleder mit Titelrückenschild. Kapitale und Gelenke sehr sorgfältig restauriert. Etwas berieben (Deckel stärker) und bestossen. Schönes Exemplar. Nissen, ZBI 1317. – Erste Ausgabe. Überaus prachtvolles Werk mit den fein kolorierten Tafeln nach Zeichnungen von Esper. Unter den Stechern sind J. C. Bock, J. G. Sturm, H. J. Tyroff etc. Die Tafeln zeigen bis zu vier verschiedene Schmetterlinge, teilweise mit ihren Raupen und Puppen. Das nuancenreiche Kolorit der Kupfer zeigt die Flügel jeweils von der Außen- sowie der Innenseite, diese teils mit metallisch-glänzenden Höhungen versehen und in variationsreicher Oberflächengestaltung. Einge Tafeln sind zusätzlich mit Raupen- und Pflanzendarstellungen illustriert, um so die Metamorphose und das Habitat der Schmetterlinge anzudeuten. "With Esper a real scholar arrives on the scene, and while so far we have seen a constant rise in the artistic quality of illustration, we are now aware for the first time of the so-called scientific approach, which did so much damage to Europ’s culture in the nineteenth century. Esper did not hesitate to show one wing of inherently beautiful butterflies as seen from above, and the other one as seen from below" (Pfeiffer). 1830 gab Toussaint de Charpentier in Leipzig bei Weigel eine mit Zusätzen erweiterte Titelauflage heraus. – Beigebunden: Friedrich Eugenius Esper. Beobachtungen an einer neuentdeckten Zwitterphaläne des Bombyx Crataegi. Erlangen, Wolfgang Walther, 1778. 20 S., mit 1 kolorierten Kupfertafel, Titel mit handschriftlicher Korrektur des Verfassers. – Erste Ausgabe der Spezialmonographie. 3000 g

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        Leipzigs edlen Bürgern - Dem Verschoenerer Leipzigs Heilig". Ansicht des Schwanenteichs, dahinter der Schneckenberg und die Paulinerkirche in Leipzig. Im Vordergrund ein in dieser Form nicht realisiertes Denkmal für den Leipziger Bürgermeister Carl Wilhelm Müller (1728 - 1801).

      Aquatinta in Sepia, geätzt von Haldenwang, gez. von Junge, um 1801, 45,5 x 56 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XV, S. 498 und Bd. XIX, S. 325 vgl. Wustmann, Aus Leipzigs Vergangenheit I, 382 Haldenwang S. 820/22, mit Abbildung. - C.W. Müller ließ während seiner Amtszeit (1778 - 1801) das Gewandhaus erbauen, die Nikolaikirche grundlegend umgestalten und die Promenaden um die Stadt anlegen. - Christian Haldenwang "gilt als vorzüglicher Vertreter der Aquatinta-Manier". - Im breiten Rand unten drei restaurierte Einrisse, sonst gut erhalten. Künstlergraphik, Landschaften, Leipzig

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        Die Berufs-reiseNach America. Briefe Der Generalin von Riedesel Auf Dieser Reise UndWahrend Ihres Sechsjahrigen Aufenthalts in America Zur Zeit Des DortigenKrieges in Den Jahren 1776 Bis 1783 Nach Deutschland Geschrieben.

      Berlin. bei Haude und Spener. 1801.. Hardcover. 16mo, 17cm, 352p., oval engravedtitle vingette, folding engraved frontis with illustrations and facsimilems printing, in the original cross grain green cloth, gilt title andspine decorations, decorated gilt borders on the boards, originalpatterned endpapers, a fine copy in its original state, certainly rarethus. (cgc) Howes R284. Clark I: 295. Sabin 71300. Not in Amicus.Called the third edition by Howes, preceded only by a privately printededition for the family and the first published edition, both of theprevious year. Although bibliographers often attribute this book to bothRiedesels, it was in fact written by Mrs. Riedesel. Friedrich Riedeselwas in command of the German troops sent to Canada in February of 1776to aid the British. His wife joined him there in the spring of 1777 andaccompanied him on the campaign under Burgoyne which went south into NewYork that fall, ending in the defeat and surrender of all of Burgoyne'sforces at Saratoga on October 17, 1777. The Riedesels were then captivesof the Americans (although under loose parole), first at Cambridge andthen in Virginia, whence the captive army was moved in late 1778. Therelife was quite pleasant, and the prisoners became friendly with ThomasJefferson. Later they spent time in Pennsylvania, Bethlehem, New York andCanada, before finally returning to Europe in 1783. "Mme Riedesel'snarrative and descriptions are written with impressive directness andsimplicity; there is a quality of genuineness about them that bespeaksher sterling character and the honesty of her record" - Clark. .

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        Allgemeine Kriegsgeschichte aller Völker und Zeiten. 14 Bde. in 5 (Vollständig!!).

      Altertum I: XVI, 462 S. VIII, 198 XII, 372 Altertum II: XXII, 364 VIII, 564 Mittelalter: VII, 309 XII, 828 Neuzeit: VIII, 224 VI, 211 XLIV, 389 302 Neueste Zeit: X, 350 458 XVI, 459-950 S. Mit 23 kol. grossen, ausklappbaren Stahlstichkarten, 16 lith. Porträttafeln und 70 lith. Schlachtenplänen und Tafeln. Die Tafeln zeigen u.a. Waffen und Kriegsmaschinen. Gr.8vo. Altertum I: Bde. 1-3 Altertum II: Bde. 4-5 Mittelalter: Bde. 1 und 2 Neuzeit: Bde. 1-3 und Supplement Neueste Zeit: Bde. 1, 2/1 und 2/2. Beinhaltet die Kriegsgeschichte von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Jahre 1801. - Vollständige Exemplare sehr selten!

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        Don Quixote

      London: William Miller, 1801. Leather bound. Four volumes. Octavo. The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentlemen Don Quixote. A splendid three quarter brown speckled binding by Birdshall with wide gilt bands,marbled boards and endpaper, twin labels, delcate centre tools. Fine full page engrvings, slight foxing to some page other clean, two owners inscription on second blank page. An excellent set of this celebrated edition. Fine.

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