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        1801 British Plants Withering Botany Plant Science Flowers Illustrated Linnaeus

      London : T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, 1801. Fourth edition. - 1801 British Plants Withering Botany Plant Science Flowers Illustrated Linnaeus William Withering was an 18th-century English botanist known for his books on physical and natural sciences. Perhaps his most important book was “An Arrangement of British Plants” which was the first British flora to use the Linnaean system of binomial nomenclature as well as the first complete book of description and classification of British plants. This rare 1801 fourth edition is beautifully bound in uniform leather and includes 32 full-page and folding illustrated engravings. This edition was also considerably enlarged from the previous editions. ‘Systematic Arrangement of British Plants’ has been a highly desirable work since its first appearance in 1770, and, according to Lowndes, is ‘an esteemed work!’ Item number: #2231 Price: $550 WITHERING, William A systematic arrangement of British plants : with an easy introduction to the study of botany : illustrated by copper-plates London : T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, 1801. Fourth edition. Details: • Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes o 32 illustrated engravings, 8 folding • References: Lowndes 2972; • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2231 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Official copy, in chancery hand, of a land survey (mezhevanie) for territories in the Moscow Oblast, dated July 28, 1786. Copy made between November 17, 1796 and March 24, 1801. With the official seal of Paul I of Russia

      [Moscow], 1801. Five folded sheets of heavy laid paper, sewn, 35 × 22 cm, with twelve pages of holograph text. Outer leaf torn along fold; occasional light moisture stains and foxing; good or better. Official copy of an excerpt, presumably from the project of a general cadastre of Russian Imperial lands, known as "general'noe mezhevanie" and initiated by Catherine the Great in 1766. The present document contains a cadastral survey of territories and estates in today's Moscow Oblast', and was presumably a copy provided to the landlords (who do not appear to be identified). Written in a late eighteenth-century chancery hand and signed by one Aleksei Zalevskii, Statskii sovetnik (State Councillor) Zubov, and one additional official whose signature is illagible. With the offical stamp of Pavel (Paul) I, the Russian Tsar from 1796 to 1801. See Paul M. Fekula Collection, no. 2014 for a comparable, but later document.

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        Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland. From the Arrival of the English: Also, A particular Detail of the which broke out the XXIII D of May MDCCXCVIII; with the History of the Conspiracy which preceded it, and the Characters of the principal Actors in it. To this Edition is added, A concise History of the Reformation in Ireland and Considerations on the Means of extending its Advantages therein.

      Dublin, John Milliken. 1801 - Sprache: English The Second Edition. 26 x 21 cm. viii, (2), 636 pages, 210 pages (appendices), (6)-Index. With ten folding maps and views. Later half calf over cloth. Gilt decorations and author's name on spine. Gilt title on red label on spine. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to exteriors. Edges age darkened. Last page of Index missing. Interior age darkened. Mild foxing / browning internally. Some water stains. Maps complete. Some small closed tears, some repaired. Overall a very nice copy. Please note that this book weighs in excess of 2 kg. Additional charges may apply if sent outside the UK and Ireland. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: West Coast Rare Books]
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        Gesamtans., ( 9 x 31 cm.) auf einer Kundschaft der Maurer und Steinhauer f. d. Gesellen Gottl. Wilh. Hoel aus Nordhausen.

      - Kupferstich v. C.W. Cramer, dat. 5.3. 1801, 30 x 37 Stopp DDR 161. Selten! Unter der Ansicht ausgefüllter Schriftspiegel, rückseitig weitere Testate. - Ränder neu verstärkt. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        [BWV 846-869] Das wohltemperierte Clavier oder Präludien und Fugen durch alle Töne [1er] Teil

      Zürich : Nägeli, (Musikalische Kunstwerke im Strengen Style von J.S. Bach u. andern Meistern), [1801]. - [2] Bll. (Schmutztitel in Aquatinta-manier, Titel), 109 S. Quer-Folio. Mod. HLn. Durchgehend stockfleckig. Titel schwerer stockfleckig. Sammeltitel mit Randeinriß oben, anständich unterlegt. Sammeltitel leicht braunfleckig. RISM B/BB 499. HobokenVersand D: 4,00 EUR cat116, early music / alte Musik, illustration

      [Bookseller: Musikantiquariat Paul van Kuik]
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        Species muscorum frondosorum. Opus Posthumum. 1 Hauptband + 4 Supplementbände in 7 Bänden. Text in Latein. Herausgegeben von F. Schwägerichen.

      Leipzig, Verlag Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1801, 1811, 1816, 1823/24, 1826/27, 1827/28, 1829/30, 1842. - Hauptband: Mit 77 handcolorierten Abbildungen, 352 Seiten. Supplementum Primum: Sectio Prima. Tafel 1 - 49 mit handcoloierten Abbildungen, 196 Seiten. Supplementum Primun: Sectio Posterior. Tafel 50 - 100 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. 373 Seiten. Supplementum Secundum: Tafel 101 - 125 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. 36 Seiten und Tafel 126 - 150 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. Seite 88 - 186 Sectio Posterior. Supplementum Secundum: Volumen Secundum. Tafel 151 - 175 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. 79 Seiten und Tafel 176 - 200 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen: Sectio Secunda, Seite 81 bis 210. Supplementum Tertium: Volumen Primum: Tafel 201 - 225 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. Keine Textpaginierung und Supplementum Tertium: Volumen Primum. Tafel 226 - 250 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. Keine Textpaginierung. Supplementum Tertium: Volumen Secundum. Tafel 251 - 275 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. Keine Textpaginierung und Sectio Secunda: Tafel 276 bis 300 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. Keine Textpaginierung. Supplementum Quartum: Tafel 301 bis 325 mit handcolorierten Abbildungen. Keine Textpaginierung. Einbände etwas berieben und beschabt. Papier altesbedingt gilb und teils stockfleckig. Insgesamt gutes und sehr seltenes komplettes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12000

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        Méthode abrégée pour accorder le clavecin

      chez Lacloye, Libraire, Rue du Pourtour-Gervais, no. 13, et rue du Coq-Honoré, no. 120. Vendémaire an neuf : 1801 : Paris : 8vo, A8 (blank A8), 8 leaves, pp. 13 [3] (last 3 pages blank). Woodcut or cast device on title; printed on blue tinted paper. : An early manual specifically dealing with piano tuning as well as harpsichord tuning. The first plate shows the keyboard of both instruments, the second the piano wrest plank strung with steel and copper. The Blanchet family had been making harpsichords since the end of the seventeenth century and some of the first pianos to be made in Paris, in the 1790s. The firm's relationship with the court began in the 1740s with the building of a harpsichord for Mesdames à Fontevrault and with increased repair work sent by Christophe Chiquelier, keeper of the King's instruments; during the 1750s the firm became 'facteur des clavessins du Roi'.The advertisement on the verso of the titlepage offers the new strings made of twisted silk recently invented by Baud in Versailles for violins, violas, cellos and guitars.This edition is located by OCLC at the BNF, Bern, Leipzig, Staatliches Institut for Musikforschung, Newberry and Eastman School of Music; the 1818 edition is at the BL and NYPL.

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        [Hob XVa] Sonate pour le clavecin ou piano-forte avec accompagnement d`une flute ou violon obligé. Oeuvre 87

      Vienne : Hoffmeister & Comp., [1801?]. - Stimmen (Klavier u. Flöte). 13, 4 S. Quer-4to. Gestochen. Verlagsangabe teils (unten) abgerissen, teils überklebt. Gering stockfleckig u. fransig. Hob III: 72 (ohne III). Mit dekorativer Titelumrahmung.Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration

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        Harmonies économiques. 5ème édition.

      655 S.. Gr.8. Hellbrauner, geglätteter Lederband d. Z. auf 5 Bünden mit 2 Rückenschildern, Kopfgoldschnitt und Steh- sowie Innenkanten-Blindprägung. Gering berieben Rücken schwach verblaßt Schnitt etwas stockfleckig vereinzelt Anstreichungen in Bleistift und Kuli unbeschnitten. In sich abgeschlossenes Werk des liberalen Wirtschaftstheoretikers (1801-50). Provenienz: aus der Bibliothek von Maximilian I, Kaiser von Mexiko, mit dessen großem goldgeprägten Wappensupralibro auf dem Vorderdeckel am Fußrücken goldgeprägt: "Gabinete del Emperador". = Oeuvres complètes. Tome sixième.

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        Kst.- Karte, von 2 Platten gedruckt, anonym, "Post - Charte von Deutschland. Dem grössten Theil von Pohlen, einem grossen Theile von Frankreich und Nord - Italien. - Carte des Postes D'Allemage. D'une grande partie de la Pologne .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1801, 66,5 x 86 Unten rechts die Titelkartusche, mit Kopftitel in franz. Sprache. Unten links Erklärungen. Zeigt Deutschland mit den umgebenden Staaten. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Kameleon oder das Thier mit allen Farben. Eine Zeitschrift für Fürstentugend und Volksglück. Heft 5 u. 6 in 1 Bd (wohl die beiden letzten Hefte). Es handelt sich hier um eine Neuausgabe der Hefte 2 u. 3 von Schützens "Niedersächsischer Merkur" (zuerst 1792f.). EA unter diesem Titel.

      104, 102 S.. Kl.8. Neuer Pappbd m. Kleisterpapierbezug u. Rückenschild. Etw. stockfleckig u. gebräunt Diesch 1279 - Diesch kennt nur die Hefte 1-4 des "Kameleon", erwähnt aber den Hinweis eines Herrn Hein, daß 6 Hefte erschienen sein sollen. Diesch sagt weiter, daß Heft 4 des Kameleon identisch sei mit Heft 16 von Rebmanns Zeitschrift "Neues graues Ungeheuer". Unserem Exemplar liegen lose die Titelblätter von Heft 17 u. 18 des "Neues graues Ungeheuer, Upsala Erichson 1801" bei die losen Titel sind mit der gleichen Type gedruckt wie die des Kameleon laut Kawa: Rebmann, S. 657 erschien die vorliegende 3. Ausgabe der Hefte 2. u. 3 von Schütz "Niedersächsischer Merkur" gleichzeitig unter diesen beiden Titeln mit der von A. G. F. Rebmann hg. Zeitschrift "Neues graues Ungeheuer" haben die vorliegenden Hefte nichts als den Verleger gemeinsam. Die losen Titel sind fleckig bzw. stockfleckig und angerändert. Vgl. auch Diesch 1245 enthält u.a. eine Übersetzung der Marseillaise und einiges zu bzw. von den Mainzer Jakobinern (z.B. einige Reden Wedekinds).

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        The History of Land Titles in Massachusetts

      I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews for the Author, Boston 1801 - First edition. 392pp. Rebound in early 20th Century cloth with morocco spine label gilt, with the preliminaries replaced up to the title page. Owner's name dated in 1927 ("Edwin P. Clark"), a little soiling, very good or better. Howes S1121. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ALBUM MANUSCRIT DE CHANSONS FAIT A BELLE ISLE EN MER en 1801 (8 Thermidor an 8)

      MANUSCRIT - - LE 8 THERMIDOR AN 9. (27 juillet 1801). - Manuscrit in-quarto sans reliure, toutes pages encadrées d'un filet simple ou double à l'encre brune. 165 pages numérotées de 10 à 175. - Premier feuillet Titré " Fait à Belle Isle en Mer le 8 Thermidor an 9 de la République Française une et indivisible. Ce livre appartient au Citoyen Jean Villemalard Chasseur dans la Seizième Compagnie du Premier Battaillon de la trantième demÿ Brigade D'infanterie légère. Signé Jean Villemalard Chasseur" "Par devant le noterre". Suit un feuillet intéressant : "Commencement du LIVRE DE CHANSONS et d'HISTOIRE". "Commencement du Sermon militaire.", suivent de nombreux textes de chansons et quelques Cantiques étonnants à Dieu et à la Sainte Vierge, texte de Noël, sur la Patrie" Resigné p. 148. Suit un partage de mobilier de Sylvain VILLEMALARD, puis les Tableaux des FETES MOBILES depuis 1780 à 1810 puis enfin 16 pages de Calendrier pour les 12 mois de l'année, 1 page pour la Table des Deniers Il s'agit probablement SOIT d'un Chasseur du CORPS D'OBSERVATION DE LA GIRONDE constitué par un Décret pris à Saint Cloud le 2 août 1807 - Titre III - Mesures à prendre pour la défense de nos côtes Article 9 : Le 3e bataillon du 5e régiment d'infanterie légère se rendra à Cherbourg. Un détachement de troupes de la marine qui est à Rochefort, fort de 500 hommes, se rendra à l'île d'Aix, où continuera à commander le général Simon Camille Dufresse. Sur les 3 000 hommes de gardes nationales qui sont à Bordeaux, 500 y resteront pour défendre l'embouchure de la Gironde, 500 se rendront à l'île d'Oléron et 2 000 à l'île d'Aix. SOIT PLUS PROBABLEMENT D'UN CHASSEUR DU 12e régiment d'INFANTERIE DE LIGNE composé de 3 bataillons, le 1er bataillon à Belle-Ile-sur-Mer, 2e et 3e à Nantes et commandé par le Colonel LAINE. A VERIFIER. Mots clés : défense des cotes, [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        Kst.- Karte, v. ( G. .A. ) Liebe, "Special Karte von den zum Herzogthum Magdeburg gehörigen Saal Kreis nach einer genauen Vermessung des Terrains zusammengetragen und herausgegeben im Jahre 1801 . im Verlage der Waysenhausbuchhandlung".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1801, 59,5 x 52,5 (H) Wohl Einblattdruck. Seltene Karte der Umgebung von Halle. Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, links unten die Zeichenerklärung. Die Karte zeigt das Gebiet Cöthen, Landsberg, Merseburg, Alsleben. Mittig der Petersberg bei Halle. - Die Karte ist alt auf Karton montiert. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed 1835

      Italian opera composer (1801-1835), one of the greatest of the Bel Canto era. Letter handwritten and signed by him, dated in Paris, May 22nd, 1835 - this is shortly before his death in September of the same year. Written in Italian, sold untranslated, Bellini is asking someone to help his friend Count Barbó who is coming to Paris. One page, 5.25 x 8 inches, in excellent condition.  Also included is a vintage print of the composer, a nice addition to this letter if you wish to frame them together. Size is 6.5 x 10.25 inches, in excellent condition. See scans.

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        Feuilles d'analyse

      Baudouin, imprimeur du Corps législatif, du Tribunat, et de l'Institut national. Se vend chez Bernard, libraire de l'Ecole polytechnique. Thermidor An 9 : [1801] : Paris : 4to: 69 leaves, [4] pages of prelims, and Feuilles 1-34, each of two leaves except no. 3 with 3 leaves. : This work brings together Monge's work on analytical geometry; his later work was simply a development of these ideas applied to new examples. 'In Feuilles d'Analyse ...Monge assembled, along with general considerations regarding the theory of surfaces and the geometric interpretation of partial differential equations, monographs on about twenty families of surfaces defined by their mode of generation. Application de l'analyse à la géométrie (1807) includes some supplementary material ...' (DSB IX, 476a).'En effet, les Feuilles d'Analyse appliquée à la Geometrie réunissent l'essentiel de son oeuvre dans ce domaine et la plupart des ses travaux ultérieurs ne font que développer sur de nouveaux examples des conceptions déjà esquissées dans cet ouvrage'. (Taton p. 304).I have not been able to locate definitively a set of the 1795 Feuilles listed by Taton, the only lead is a 2 volume compilation in the Bibliothèque National, described as 'Feuilles d'analyse de Monge M. de Prony' without a date. OCLC locates copies of the present edition in North America at Huntington, Berkeley, Library of Congress, Smithsonian, Chicago, NY Public and Oklahoma.

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        De l'architecture des forteresses ou, De l'art de fortifier les places, et de disposer les Établissemens de tout genre, qui ont rapport à la guerre. Première Partie. Essai sur la fortification.

      Paris, Magimel 1801 - Octavo. Pp. xii, 698, (2) extended Errata. Plus 8 folding engraved plates bound at end with hundreds illustrations of various fortification designs. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, 2 contrasting gilt morocco lettering-piece to spine, extremities trifle rubbed, small old shelf ticket, old military institutional stamp to verso of title. In a very good condition. Nice, clean copy. ~ First edition. The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th edition, 1910) has described this book as "one of the more important works on the subject of fortification and siege war", and the book has been listed as such together with the works of the great fortification theoreticians Dürer, de Ville, Coehoorn, Vauban, Noizet, as well as the later writers Plessix and Legrand, Ritter von Brunner, and Delambre. Charles Francois Mandar (1757-1845). Jordan 2337. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kameleon oder das Thier mit allen Farben. Eine Zeitschrift für Fürstentugend und Volksglück. Heft 5 u. 6 in 1 Bd (wohl die beiden letzten Hefte). Es handelt sich hier um eine Neuausgabe der Hefte 2 u. 3 von Schützens "Niedersächsischer Merkur" (zuerst 1792f.). EA unter diesem Titel.

      Köln (Hamburg?), Peter Hammer (Vollmer), 1801. - 104, 102 S. Kl.8°. Neuer Pappbd m. Kleisterpapierbezug u. Rückenschild. Etw. stockfleckig u. gebräunt; Diesch 1279 - Diesch kennt nur die Hefte 1-4 des "Kameleon", erwähnt aber den Hinweis eines Herrn Hein, daß 6 Hefte erschienen sein sollen. Diesch sagt weiter, daß Heft 4 des Kameleon identisch sei mit Heft 16 von Rebmanns Zeitschrift "Neues graues Ungeheuer". Unserem Exemplar liegen lose die Titelblätter von Heft 17 u. 18 des "Neues graues Ungeheuer, Upsala Erichson 1801" bei; die losen Titel sind mit der gleichen Type gedruckt wie die des Kameleon; laut Kawa: Rebmann, S. 657 erschien die vorliegende 3. Ausgabe der Hefte 2. u. 3 von Schütz "Niedersächsischer Merkur" gleichzeitig unter diesen beiden Titeln; mit der von A. G. F. Rebmann hg. Zeitschrift "Neues graues Ungeheuer" haben die vorliegenden Hefte nichts als den Verleger gemeinsam. Die losen Titel sind fleckig bzw. stockfleckig und angerändert. Vgl. auch Diesch 1245; enthält u.a. eine Übersetzung der Marseillaise und einiges zu bzw. von den Mainzer Jakobinern (z.B. einige Reden Wedekinds). DE

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        Il Credenziere di buon gusto.... unito con: Il Cuoco galante Quinta edizione accresciuta del trattato delle patate...

      Dalla Stamperia Orsiniana, 1801. (18,5 x 23) Due opere in una. Mezza pelle coeva con fregi e tit. in oro al dorso. Primo volume: Ritratto a piena pagina, XI, 94, (2) pp. con Imprimatur, 1 grande tav. rip. fuori testo. Secondo volume: (8) pp. compreso ritratto, 232 pp. + 2 tavv. rip. fuori testo. B.IN.G.507; Westbury p. 57

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        The Assault and Taking of Seringapatam on the 4.th of May 1799. Major General Baird having divided his force into two divisions, one under the command of Colonel Sherbrooke and the other of Colonel Dunlop, the troops ascended the breach under a heavy fire, when the latter officer was severely wounded, but though vigorously opposed, both divisions, were completely successful. Dedicated by Permission To His most Gracious Majesty George III King of the United Kingdoms of Great Britain & Ireland, &c.&c.&c. By His Majesty's most dutiful servants. Anth.y Cardon & N. & S. Schiavonetti.

      1801 - London: Anthony Cardon & Luigi and Niccolo Schiavonetti, 1801. Coloured stipple engraving. 585 x 675mm. Repaired tears in margins and printer's creases. The first in a series of four plates of the siege and capture of Srirangapatna, the battle that ended the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War. It shows the melée once the East India Company troops breached the walls and entered the city. In the centre of the scene is an officer (probably Major-General David Baird, leader of the attack) with raised sword In the title is a bust portrait of General George Harris, the overall commander. Singleton's original oil sketch of the scene belonged to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who commanded the rear guard and was made Governor of Seringapatam and Mysore.

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        The Persian Moonshee

      Wison and Co.. LEATHER_BOUND. Calcutta and London, 1801. 4to, later half morocco over marbled paper, 106 + 74 + 82 pp. Three works in one. Includes "The Persian Grammar," "Pleasant Stories in an Easy Style," and "Phrases and dialogues in Persian and English." The third edition, and the only one to ever appear at auction. The first two were published in Calcutta. An attractive copy in a later half morocco over marbled paper binding. Binding excellent with some rubbing at hinges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edges pebbled. Contents bright, though there is some worming to first and last 25 leaves or so, as well as a small dampstain to the lower corner of the last 20 leaves. Remains well preserved, bright and complete, and in very good condition overall. A quite scarce work by the Persian scholar Francis Gladwin. "Gladwin was clearly a man of wide intellectual interests?he accumulated a remarkable library?and with a passion for learning languages and for making translations, above all from Persian... Gladwin was responsible for dictionaries and vocabularies, translations of Persian histories, collections of stories and revenue accounts, treatises on medicine and rhetoric, and a Persian version of an abridgement of the biblical history. He also edited a series of miscellanies, chiefly consisting of translations." Oxford DNB. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1801. Third Edition.

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        Rare Antique Print-BIRD-COCK-OF-THE-ROCK-Levaillant-Barraband-1801

      1801 - Antique print, titled: 'Le Coq de roche femelle' - The female cock-of-the-rock. Description: From: "Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis et des Rolliers, suivi de celles des Toucans et des Barbus", by Francois Levaillant, first published in two volumes from 1801-1806.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Gremillier' after 'Jacques Barraband'. Jacques Barraband (Aubusson 1767 - Lyon 1809). Barraband was a French zoological and botanical illustrator, renowned for his accurate depictions of tropical and exotic birds. Between 1801 and 1804, Barraband was commissioned directly by Napoleon Bonaparte to produce the watercolours after which these engravings are made. Engraver: various engravers have worked on these plates. Colour etching/engraving with hand colouring and gum heightening on wove paper. Anonymous. Good, given age. Some overall foxing. Paper edges irregular with occasional small tears and chipping not effecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 15.8 x 23.1 cm. The image size is ca. 11.4 x 19.4 cm. The overall size is ca. 6.2 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 4.5 x 7.6 inch. Storage location: B12-25

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        Gotthelf Fischer's naturhistorische Fragmente. (7 Beiträge).

      Frankfurt am Main, Varrentrapp und Wenner. 1801 - 4°. VIII, 256 S. Mit 1 gest. Titelvignette und 4 gef. Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Angebunden: Zimmermann, Eberhard August Wilhelm: Beschreibung und Abbildung eines ungebornen Elephanten nebst verschiedenen bisher ungedruckten Nachrichten die Naturgeschichte der Elephanten betreffend. Erlangen, Wolfgang Walther, 1783. 16 S. Mit 1 gest. Tafel (Abb. eines ungeborenen Elefanten). - Nissen ZBI 4505. - Äusserst seltene Schrift über einen ungeborenen Elefanten mit einer Abbildung. Eberhard August Wilhelm Zimmermann (1743–1815), deutscher Biologe und Geograph, studierte an diversen deutschen Universitäten Medizin und Naturwissenschaften. Er gilt als der Begründer der Tiergeographie. – Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit entsprechenden Stempeln und handschr. Rückennummerierung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The little sea torch: or, true guide for coasting pilots

      London: for the author by J. Debrett, 1801. First edition, folio, pp. [2], [i]-ii, [v]-vi, 144, [6]; likely original marbled boards, rebacked in gilt-paneled brown calf, original red morocco label preserved; minor spotting; a very good, sound, and attractive copy. The subscribers' list contains 171 names taking 191 copies, so the edition was likley a small one,. This copy with the engraved bookplate of Joseph Neeld, one of the subscribers. A lovely work on "how to navigate along the coasts of England, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Sicily; the isles of Malta, Corsica, Saedinia, and others in the straits; and of the coast of Barbary ... enriched with upwards of one hundred appearances of head-lands and light-houses, together with plans of principal harbours..." With 130 pages of sailing directions for and descriptions of the above named places, followed by 20 full-page hand-colored aquatints, showing views of about 125 ports, harbor entrances, and harbors. These are followed by 12 engravings with 24 hand-colored charts of harbors and seaports. The text is a translation, with revisions and additions for the British market, from the French of Bougard's Petit Flambeau de la Mer. Phillips 2852; National Maritime Museum III, 218; Abbey, England, 344.

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        The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote De La Mancha (in 4 Vols )

      London: William Miller, 1801. 1/2 leather. Very Good +. Lavish 1801 translation, bound (by Root & Son of London) in a handsome half-morocco over marbled boards and compete in 4 volumes. Each volume is tight and solid, with very light wear along the spines and a bit of rubbing at the panels. Light, intermittent foxing, otherwise clean as could be internally. Uniform octavos, top-edges gilt. Translated from its original Spanish by Chalres Jarvis, Esq. Very skillful engravings by various artists (including Anker Smith, J. Neagle, Fittler, etc.). Frontispiece engraving of Cervantes by Anker Smith, fold-out "Map of That Part of Spain Which Contains the Travels of Don Quixote" (in Vol. I) present and compeltely intact.

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        Sammelband mit 71 Erlassen von Friedrich August, Herzog zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve, Berg, Engen und Westphalen etc., 1801-1818

      Ohne Verlag u. Ort, Dresden 1801-1818. Ca. 350 Blätter, 3 Blatt handschriebenes Inhaltsverzeichnis mit zahlreichen in Holz gestochenen Wappen von Sachsen, 23 Edikte von Hand geschreieben mit Handsignaturen, Pappband der Zeit, quart, (berieben u. bestoßen, Bezugsfehlstellen u. Kapitalfehlstellen) - Enthält u. a.: Rechtsfragen zu Schuldverordnungen / Mandat, die Errichtung und Bestimmung der neuen Land-Arbeitshäußer, ingleichen die Vorschriften wegen des Aufgreifens der in selbige einzubringenden Bettler, und wegen der den Reisenden zu ertheillenden Pässe, betreffend / Betreffend den Verkauf von Kalk in willkürlichen Maßeinheiten / Die Einschränkung der Rotariatshandlungen betreffend / Mittel die bey verunglückten und für todt gehaltenen Personen, als: bey Ertrunkenen, Erdrosselten oder Erhenkten, durch Dämpfe Erstickten, vom Blitze Getroffenen oder Betäubten und bey Erfrornen, um sie wieder zum Leben zu bringen, anzuwenden sind. / Feuerbrünste und Brandschaden betreffend / Steuern zu Getreide-Angelegenheiten / Aufhebung des Wechselverfahrens gegen die römischkatholischen Geistlichen, auch Kirchen- und Schuldiner, betreffend / Versorgung der Armen und Abstellung des Bettelwesens / Wegen des Abhalten der Kinder zur Schule und der Bezahlung des Schulgeldes / Zustande der Band-Manufaktur in hiesigen Landen für nöthig, das wegen Gebrauchs der sogenannten Band- und Schnurmühlen / Kirchenrechnungen überhaupt / Verbrecher durch Widerruf ihrer verdienten Strafe sich zu entziehen / Absprachen zum Vergüten von Kriegsschäden / Wider das unbefugte Tragen von Schießgewehr und wegen des Verfahrens gegen die Raubschützen / Innungsgebrechen / Instruction für die Herbergsväter im Königreiche Sachsen / Mandat die mit des Königs von Baiern Majestät, über die wechselseitige Auslieferung der Deserteurs und der zu Kriegsdiensten conseribirten oder sonst dazu verpflichteten Unterthanen, geschlossene Convention betreffend, Dresden am 25. April 1811 / Anlegung neuer Mühlen / Zu mehreren Beschränkung des jüdischen Wuchers, bey den von Christen an Juden ausgestellten Schuld- und Wechselverschreibungen, auch Cessionsurkunden zu beobachtenden Vorschriften betreffend / Fürsorge für Taubstumme / Censur- und Buchwesen betreffend / Unterstützung Brandverunglückter / Reparatur zur Herstellung von Etappenstraßen / Mandat mit des Kaisers der Franzosen und Königs von Italien Majestät über die wechselseitige abschoßfreye Verabfolgung der Erbegelder getroffene Uebereinkunft betrl. ../ Brandkassen / Verteilung von Grundstücken durch Kriegszustand / Waldnutzung / Holzmangel / Die Einführung einer Gebühren-Taxe für Aerzte und Wundaerzte by medicinisch-gerichtlichen Handlungen betreffend (Gebühren-Taxe anbei) / Genera-Instruction für die Amtshauptleute (mit allen Instructionen) / Mandat zu Bekanntmachung des Regulativs: wie es bey Märschen und Transporten, in Ansehung der Vorspanngestellung für das könglich Sächsische Militair, gehalten werden soll / Die Errichtung einer Armee-Reserve und die zweckmäßigere Organisation der städtischen Schützen-Corps betreffend / Die mit des Kaisers von Oesterreich Majestät, über die wechselseitige Auslieferung der Deserteurs, abgeschlossene Convention betreffend, Dresden, den 23. Juni 1817 / Wildschäden / Armee-Reserve und Reservepflichtigkeit / Die Nachsteuer- und Abszugsfreiheit zwischen den deutschen Bundesstaaten betreffend usw.-

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        NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA WITH AN APPENDIX

      Newark: Printed by Pennington & Gould, 1801. 392pp., plus frontispiece portrait and folding table. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt ruled, leather label. Hinges rubbed, head of spine chipped, moderate edge wear. Light tanning and foxing. Good plus. The self-styled "third American edition," and the first printing in New Jersey. NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA is the only book-length work by Jefferson to be published in his lifetime. It has been called "one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks." It was largely written in 1781 and first published in Paris, in French, in 1785. Written in the form of answers to questions about Virginia, the book supplies a description of the geography, with an abundance of supporting material and unusual information. The portrait of Jefferson was engraved by John Scoles, and is pictured and described in Cunningham's THE IMAGE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON IN THE PUBLIC EYE.... "This edition is one of three editions printed the same year from the same type, with reimposed first signatures and changed title pages and imprints. Aside from the text of the appendix concerning the Logan-Cresap incident, which is from the appendix first published in 1800, it would appear that the type was set from an uncorrected copy of the Mathew Carey edition of 1794" - Felcone. This edition was issued without the map and the folding plate of the Natural Bridge, but contains the appendix on the murder of Logan, as with first New York edition of 1801, to which it corresponds. A quite unusual imprint of Jefferson's NOTES, and the first copy of this edition to be handled by this firm. FELCONE COLLECTION 803. ADAMS, THE EYE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON 57. HOWES J78. SABIN 35902. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 721. REESE, FEDERAL HUNDRED 6 (ref). Coolie Werner, "A Further Checklist of the Separate Editions of Jefferson's 'Notes on the State of Virginia" (Charlottesville, 1960), p. 15.

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        NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. WITH AN APPENDIX.

      Newark: Printed by Pennington & Gould, 1801. - 392pp., plus frontispiece portrait and folding table. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt ruled, leather label. Hinges rubbed, head of spine chipped, moderate edge wear. Light tanning and foxing. Good plus. The self-styled "third American edition," and the first printing in New Jersey. NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA is the only book-length work by Jefferson to be published in his lifetime. It has been called "one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks." It was largely written in 1781 and first published in Paris, in French, in 1785. Written in the form of answers to questions about Virginia, the book supplies a description of the geography, with an abundance of supporting material and unusual information. The portrait of Jefferson was engraved by John Scoles, and is pictured and described in Cunningham's THE IMAGE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON IN THE PUBLIC EYE. "This edition is one of three editions printed the same year from the same type, with reimposed first signatures and changed title pages and imprints. Aside from the text of the appendix concerning the Logan-Cresap incident, which is from the appendix first published in 1800, it would appear that the type was set from an uncorrected copy of the Mathew Carey edition of 1794" - Felcone. This edition was issued without the map and the folding plate of the Natural Bridge, but contains the appendix on the murder of Logan, as with first New York edition of 1801, to which it corresponds. A quite unusual imprint of Jefferson's NOTES, and the first copy of this edition to be handled by this firm. FELCONE COLLECTION 803. ADAMS, THE EYE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON 57. HOWES J78. SABIN 35902. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 721. REESE, FEDERAL HUNDRED 6 (ref). Coolie Werner, "A Further Checklist of the Separate Editions of Jefferson's 'Notes on the State of Virginia" (Charlottesville, 1960), p. 15.

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        RULES / FOR THE /Government of the Alms-House / IN THE / CITY OF NEW-YORK,/ APPROVED AND AGREED TO / AT A / COMMON COUNCIL, / ON MONDAY, THE SIXTH OF OCTOBER,/ 1800.

      Printed by Furman and Loudon, Opposite the City-Hall, [New York]: 1801.. Near Fine. Printed by Furman and Loudon, Opposite the City-Hall, [New York]: 1801.First edition. Copies of this imprint are found at the Library of Congress and at the New York Historical Society. 22 pages, 6 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; quarto; [A1-4; B1-4; C1-3]. Published by the order of the Common Council, Robert Benson, Clerk. Printers mark of a phoenix rising from flames, with the printers motto Protection on the title page. This copy lacks the final blank with the printers advertisements on the verso. Shaw and Shoemaker 1023.Furman and Loudon were located at the corner of Broad and Wall Streets in New York City in 1800, opposite the City Hall. Small repair of paper loss to title-page without any loss of text. This copy is sewn into a plain wrapper and trimmed.This rare title is remarkable for the progressive compassion articulated in the provisions of governance and in the vision of its authors for the self-help solutions articulated for the paupers cared for by this early public assistance institution.Jacob de la Montagnie was a judge and held various elected positions as an elected representative of the people of New York. Notably, in 1804 he served on the committee overseeing the funeral arrangements for Alexander Hamilton and for the hiring of Col. John Trumbull to paint a full-length portrait of Hamilton as a general for the sum of five-hundred dollars. Richard Harrison was one of the first three lawyers (and the only lawyer from New York) admitted to practice before the Supreme Court the first day it opened in New York in February 1790.

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        Il Cuoco Galante e Il Credenziere di Buon Gusto

      CORRADO Vincenzo. Il Cuoco Galante. Quinta edizione accresciuta del Trattato delle Patate ed in tutto migliorata per vieppiù soddisfare gli uomini di buon senso e di buon gusto. Napoli, dalla Stamperia Orsiniana presso i fratelli Terres, 1801. Pp.VIII,232. Ritratto dell'autore in antiporta. Due tavole spieghevoli in fine: "Idea di una mensa o sia tavola per 32 persone" e "Seconda Imbandigione". Bitting, pag.101, nota; Westbury, pag.56; Vicaire, pag.895; Paleari Henssler, 81. Unito: CORRADO Vincenzo. Il Credenziere di Buon Gusto. Terza edizione migliorata ed accresciuta in tutte le parti del bello, del soave e del dilettevole per soddisfare gli uomini di sapere e di gusto. Napoli, dalla Stamperia Orsiniana presso i fratelli Terres, 1801. Pp.XI,94,2n.nn. Ritratto dell'autore in antiporta. Manca la tavola. Paleari Henssler, 88; Westbury, pag.57. Due opere in un volume in 8vo. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo e fregi in oro.

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        Amsterdam, Prinsengracht - Francis Dukes naar Samuel Hutchinson, 1810.

      GROENTEMARKT AAN DE PRINSENGRACHT?This View of the Prince Graft -Lanuor Graft - and Wester Church ? Amsterdam?. Ets met aquatint, vervaardigd door Francis Dukes in 1801 (hier in een herdruk uit 1810) naar een tekening van Samuel Hutchinson die op zijn beurt teruggreep op een tekening van Nicolaas Bauer uit 1789. Afm.: 37 x 49 cm.We zien de groentemarkt aan de Prinsengracht tussen Beren- en Reestraat (Prinsengracht 341-375), in noordelijke richting. Links de brug over de Lauriergracht, in het midden de Reesluis, rechts op de achtergrond de toren van de Westerkerk. Geheel rechts de huizen Prinsengracht 375 en 373 met daarnaast de ingang van de Oudenoldersgang.De groentemarkt aan de Prinsengracht was ingesteld in 1644, ter vervanging van die aan de Oudezijds en Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal. Hij was veruit de grootste van de stad en liep van ongeveer de Looiersgracht langs beide zijden tot voorbij de Rozengracht. Tuinders uit de wijde omgeving van de stad verkochten groenten en fruit vanaf hun schuiten aan handelaren en particulieren. Op het hier getoonde gedeelte lagen de schuiten uit de Diemer- of Watergraafsmeer.Prijs: ?950,-.

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        TRIESTE, ITALY: VEDUTA MERIDIONALE DELLA CITTÁ E PORTOFRANCO DI TRIESTE DEDICATA ALLO SPATTABILE CETO MERCANTILE IN TRIESTE.

      Trieste: Gasparo Weiss - Thomas Baratti . 1801 - Copper engraving on blue paper (Very Good, with minor foxing and very light water staining) cm. This large beautiful and detailed view of Trieste was made in 1801 from the hills on the north side. The clearly presented buildings are marked with 38 numbers and named in the lover part of the print. The landscape in the background expands into the coastline of what is today Slovenia with Piran on the extreme right-hand side. The images in the front present scenes from modern life: strollers, children, dogs, fishermen catching fish in groups, a man observing the sea with a telescope and an artist drawing an image of the city. The latter image is probably an self-portrait of the artist himself. The print was dedicated to the Guild of Merchants of Trieste, a very strong society from 18th century on, which was electing members to the Trieste Chambers of Commerce. The print is based on the drawing of an artist who signed himself as Giuseppe Pollencig. Born in Gorizia on March 24, 1763 as Joseph Thomas Polenzig (Polen?i?), he is recorded in Vienna in 1791, from 1791 to 1797 in Budapest, and from 1797 to 1809 in Trieste, where his name got italianised to Giuseppe Pollencig. In 1809 he returned to Gorizia, where he staied until his death. According to the contemporary article, the print was made by Thomas Baratti, who came to Trieste from Venice (Erneuerte vaterländische Blätter für den österreichischen Kaiserstaat, nr. 28, 27. April 1819, p. 112). Although the view is known in literature and facsimile editions appear on the market, we could not trace any other originals on the market in the past generations. References: Marina Marusi, Giuseppe Pollencig e alcune sue stampe, in: Atti dei Civici musei di storia ed arte di Trieste, 1983-1984. pp. 301-309; Fulvio Caputo, Neoclassico: arte, architettura e cultura a Trieste, 1790-1840, 1990, p. 184; Cesare De Seta, L'immagine delle città italiane dal XV al XIX secolo: Napoli, Palazzo reale, Appartamento storico, 30 ottobre 1998-17 gennaio 1999, 1998, p. 189; Fiorello De Farolfi, Catalogo delle stampe triestine dal XVII al XIX secolo, 1994; Raineri Mario Cossar, Giuseppe Pollencig. Pictore e Incisore (1763-1823), 1947.

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        New York

      March 3, 1801. <div><br></div>Broadside: To the Electors of the State of New York, one page, 9" x 16", March 3, 1801, Albany, addressed to <i>"Fellow Citizens!"</i>. The period for which our present Chief Magistrate was elected to office being nearly expired and he having signified his intention to retire to private life, it will soon become necessary for the citizens of this state... to provide a successor to that important station... we the General Committee of the citizens of Albany... respectfully recommend... and support Stephen Van Rensselaer... " With a lengthy endorsement of Van Rensselaer's reputation and character. Stephen Van Rensselaer III (1764-1839) was Lieutenant Governor of New York as well as a statesman, soldier, and land-owner, the heir to one of the greatest estates in the New York region at the time. He was the father of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, who was a politician and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His younger brother Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer 1767-1824 was Mayor of Albany, New York 1799-1812. Van Rensselaer was born in New York City, the eldest child of Stephen Van Rensselaer II (a great-grandson of Mayor of New York Stephanus Van Cortlandt) and Catharina Livingston (daughter of Philip Livingston). His family was very wealthy, and the van Rensselaer Manor House was a rich childhood environment for the young boy to grow up in. However, his father died in 1769, when van Rensselaer was only five, and the heir to his father's estate. Van Rensselaer was raised by his uncle, Abraham Ten Broeck, who administered the Van Rensselaer estate after van Rensselaer II's untimely death. To this end he was sent off to school, and in 1782, van Rensselaer graduated from Harvard University. One year later, he married Margarita Schuyler, the daughter of renowned Revolutionary War general Philip Schuyler. Van Rensselaer was only nineteen years old, but Margarita's death in 1801 would cause him to enter into his second marriage one year later with Cornelia Paterson, daughter of former New Jersey Governor William Paterson. On his 21st birthday, van Rensselaer took possession of his family's prestigious estate, close to 1,200 square miles (31,000 km²) in size, named Rensselaerswyck, and began a long tenure as lord of his family's manor. Van Rensselaer desired to make money off of the land that was suddenly his, but was extremely reluctant to sell it off. Instead, he granted tenants perpetual leases at moderate rates, which saved would-be landholders from having to pay all of their money up front. This meant that they could invest more in their operations, which led to increased productivity in the area. Over time, van Rensselaer would become landlord over 3,000 tenants, and proved a lenient and benevolent landowner. His tenants, who did not have to work in fear of sudden foreclosure or unfair treatment, were able to focus on their work, and the productivity Van Rensselaer created benefited the entire Albany area. Van Rensselaer also spent a great deal of time in political pursuits, it is said more out of a sense of duty than of ambition. He served in the New York State Assembly from 1789 to 1791 and the New York State Senate from 1791 to 1796, being named Lieutenant Governor of the state in 1795. van Rensselaer, over his time in politics, acquired a reputation as something of a reformer, voting in favour of extending the suffrage and going against much of New York's upper class in doing so. Very fine.

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        Geheime strategische Instructionen Friedrich des Zweyten an seine Generalinspecteurs.

      Leipzig Baumgärtnerische Buchhandlung () 1801 - EA; ca 25x22 cm; (2) 44 Seiten plus 31 kolorierte gefaltete Kupfertafeln; Kartoneinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband bestoßen und an den Kanten etwas beschabt, 3 Stempel auf Titelblatt; sonst gutes Exemplar) 0,000 gr. Militär; Militaria [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hob XVa] Sonate pour le clavecin ou piano-forte avec accompagnement d'une flute ou violon obligé. Oeuvre 87

      Vienne : Hoffmeister & Comp., [1801?] - Stimmen (Klavier u. Flöte). 13, 4 S. Quer-4to. Gestochen. Verlagsangabe teils (unten) abgerissen, teils überklebt. Gering stockfleckig u. fransig. Hob III: 72 (ohne III). Mit dekorativer Titelumrahmung.

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        RULES / FOR THE /Government of the Alms-House / IN THE / CITY OF NEW-YORK,/ APPROVED AND AGREED TO / AT A / COMMON COUNCIL, / ON MONDAY, THE SIXTH OF OCTOBER,/ 1800.

      Printed by Furman and Loudon, Opposite the City-Hall, [New York]: 1801.. Near Fine. Printed by Furman and Loudon, Opposite the City-Hall, [New York]: 1801.First edition. Copies of this imprint are found at the Library of Congress and at the New York Historical Society. 22 pages, 6 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; quarto; [A1-4; B1-4; C1-3]. Published by the order of the Common Council, Robert Benson, Clerk. Printers mark of a phoenix rising from flames, with the printers motto Protection on the title page. This copy lacks the final blank with the printers advertisements on the verso. Shaw and Shoemaker 1023.Furman and Loudon were located at the corner of Broad and Wall Streets in New York City in 1800, opposite the City Hall. Small repair of paper loss to title-page without any loss of text. This copy is sewn into a plain wrapper and trimmed.This rare title is remarkable for the progressive compassion articulated in the provisions of governance and in the vision of its authors for the self-help solutions articulated for the paupers cared for by this early public assistance institution.Jacob de la Montagnie was a judge and held various elected positions as an elected representative of the people of New York. Notably, in 1804 he served on the committee overseeing the funeral arrangements for Alexander Hamilton and for the hiring of Col. John Trumbull to paint a full-length portrait of Hamilton as a general for the sum of five-hundred dollars. Richard Harrison was one of the first three lawyers (and the only lawyer from New York) admitted to practice before the Supreme Court the first day it opened in New York in February 1790.

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        John Langdon

      June 13, 1801. Partially Printed Military Document Endorsed, <i><b>"John Langdon, Cap[tain] Genl"</b></i>, and Signed, <i><b>"J.T. Gilman"</b></i>, Governor, 1p, 14.25" x 12". Document is an appointment of Jabez James to the position of "Major of the First Battalion on the Tenth Regiment of Militia, in the State of New-Hampshire." Along the left side beneath the seal, in clerical hand is written, <i>"The said Jabez James his requested leave to resign this commission and having received the Consent of the Superior Officer his resignation is accepted"</i> with John Langdon's endorsement. Light soiling and toned edges with folds; Overall near fine condition.&nbsp;<div><br></div><div>John Langdon's distinguished political leadership was matched by his military acumen. He made an important contribution to the war effort during his year in the Continental Congress. In November 1775, he approved the organization of the first regiment of Canadian volunteers in the Continental Army. Recognizing Langdon's maritime experiences, Congress appointed him to the committee that oversaw the establishment of the Continental Navy. In early 1776 Langdon resigned to accept appointment as the Marine Agent for New Hampshire. He established a shipyard in Portsmouth and began work on one of the first Continental frigates, the Raleigh. While he operated his own fleet of privateers, he also supervised construction of the Navy's first major warship, the 74-gun America. The most ambitious shipbuilding project in the country to that time, the America was launched near the end of the war.</div><div><br></div><div>Another of Langdon's major responsibilities as marine agent involved supervising the importation and distribution of arms. Shipped from France to ports in New England, and especially Portsmouth, these vital weapons were disguised in a complicated trade deal to maintain the appearance of French neutrality. Thanks in part to Langdon's efforts they reached the regiments of the Continental Army in time for the crucial campaigns of 1777. In 1777 Langdon assumed a more direct role in the defense of the country. Langdon took command of an elite company of light infantry called a "silk-stocking" outfit by his contemporaries because it was composed of wealthy citizens who all held officer commissions in their own local militia units. The unit was in fact a highly trained combat formation. British strategy for the summer campaign of 1777 called for a major attack to cut New England off from the other states. By September, Burgoyne's army had been halted near Saratoga, New York, by the combined efforts of continentals and various militias from New York and New England. To help break the stalemate, additional militia units were called up, including Langdon's company. They arrived in time to surround the British, cutting off retreat to Canada. In October, Burgoyne and his entire army surrendered. Langdon witnessed this "grand scene' " as he called it, the result of the cooperative efforts of the regulars and the militia of four separate states. He also took considerable satisfaction in the fact that he had paid out of his own pocket for much of the equipment used by his militia company, saying, "If we defend our homes and our firesides, I may get my pay; if we do not defend them, the property will be of no value to me."&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>Jabez James was an early settler of New Hampshire. As quoted from the History of Merrimack and Belknap Counties, New Hampshire Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis &amp; Co., 1885, "Major Jabez James came into town in 1784 and settled near Cotton's Hill, on the north incline, on some excellent land. He was one of the largest taxpayers in the first years. His estate still remains in the name and the family holds its rank. He was a Revolutionary soldier and had sons, John and Jonathan who settled near. Jonathan and John James settled near each other in the same neighborhood and their families are still represented in the place, though some have removed to other places. The families were not large, but of good standing and worthy in example."</div>

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        A superb and rare volume from the early U.S. Congress, including the act authorizing the Washington Monument, The Bankruptcy Act, and an act granting the Franking privilege to Martha Washington.

      1801. [United States Congress], Acts Passed at the First Session of the Sixth Congress of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, In the State of Pennsylvania, On Monday the second of December, in the Year M,DCC, XCIX. (Philadelphia: Printed by Richard Folwell. [1801]) 223, vii, 352, iv, [22], octavo (5 x 8 inches), contemporary calf boards, titled spine with gilt lettering. With additional title page glued in font, The Laws of the United States of America. Vol. V. Published by Authority (Washington: Printed by Samuel Harrison Smith, for Rapin, Conrad and Co... Philadelphia -- and M. and J. Conrad and Co., Baltimore, 1801). <br /><br />The Death of Washington. Of great interest in this volume are the acts relative to the death of George Washington, and in particular, the original legislation that eventually resulted in the erection of the Washington Monument, finally completed in 1885. On December 23, 1799, nine days following his demise, the House and Senate resolved "...That a Marble Monument be erected by the United States, in the Capitol, at the City of Washington; and that the family of General Washington be requested to permit his body to be deposited under it; and that the Monument be so designed as to commemorate the great events of his military and political life. And be it further resolved, That there be a funeral procession from Congress Hall to the German Lutheran Church, in honor of the memory of General George Washington, on Thursday, the twenty-sixth instant, and that an oration be prepared at the request of Congress, to be delivered before both Houses, on that day; and that the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives, be desired to request one of the Members of Congress to prepare and deliver the same. And be it further resolved, That it be recommended to the People of the United States to wear crape on the left arm, as mourning, for thirty days. And be it further resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to direct a copy of these resolutions to be transmitted to Mrs. Washington, assuring her of the profound respect Congress will ever bear to her person and character; of their condolence on the late afflicting dispensation of Providence; and entreating her assent to the interment of the remains of General George Washington, in the manner expressed in the first resolution. And be it further resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to issue a proclamation, notifying to the People throughout the United States the recommendation contained in the third resolution." The following day, Christmas eve, it was further "RESOLVED by the Senate and house of Representatives of the United States, in the Capitol, at the city of Washington, and that the family of general Washington be so designed as to commemorate the great events of his military and political life... And be it further resolved, That it be recommended to the people of the United States to wear crape on the left arm as mourning, for thirty days..." Two weeks later Congress further recommended to the people of the United States to assemble on the twenty-second day of February next, in such numbers and manner as may be convenient., publicity to testify their grief for the death of George Washington, by suitable eulogies, rotations and discourses, or by pubic prayers..." In an additional gesture of thanks, on April 3, 1800 Congress passed "An ACT to extend the privilege of franking letters and packages to Martha Washington". <br /><br />Quasi War with France: Apart from the important Washington connections, this imprint provides a fabulous record of one of the more pivotal congresses in United States history. Convened in the midst of some of the most bitter political acrimony to grip the country that pitted not only the Federalists against the Jeffersonian Republicans, but divided President John Adams against his own party. Relations with France had soured to the point that an undeclared naval war had erupted between the former revolutionary allies while Alexander Hamilton and his allies pushed for a larger land army to repel a possible invasion. In the end, the "quasi-war" remained exclusively naval, and American sea power was quite successful on the high seas. On March 29, 1800 Congress "RESOLVED... That the President of the United States be requested to present to captain Thomas Truxton, a golden Medal, emblematical of the late action between the United States frigate Constellation, of thirty-eight guns, and the French ship of war La Vengeance, of fifty-four..." Other legislation includes "An ACT further to suspend the commercial intercourse between the United States and France, and the dependencies thereof." passed on February 27, 1800. A maturing nation: Also of interest here is some of the earliest national bankruptcy legislation including "An ACT to establish an uniform System of Bankruptcy throughout the United States." (April 4, 1800) together with "An ACT for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt" (January 6, 1800). It was legislation like this, both on the federal and state level that allowed Robert Morris to finally leave the Prune Street debtor's prison the following year. Other significant legislation includes "An ACT providing for the second census..." (February 28, 1800); " The somewhat ironic, "...ACT to establish a general Stamp Office." (April 23, 1800); and "An ACT to alter and to establish sundry post roads." (April 23, 1800). <br /><br />Also of interest is one of the later acts to be passed in this volatile session of Congress, "An ACT to make further provision for the removal and accommodation of the Government of the United States." (April 21, 1800) It provided that "...the President of the United States, shall be... empowered, to direct the various offices belonging to the several executive departments of the United States, to be removed to the city of Washington, at any time he shall judge proper, after the adjournment of the present session of Congress..." Also included are several international treaties including the 1797: "TREATY of PEACE and FRIENDSHIP, between the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and the KINGDOM OF TUNIS". Tunis, of course, was one of the North African Barbary States, and this treaty required yearly tribute to the Bey. The United States would son go to war with Tripoli over the matter, and by 1815, the United States no longer paid tribute to any of the North African kingdoms. Also included is a "TREATY of Amity and Commerce between HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF PRUSSIA and the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." (Printed in English and French on opposite pages). Shaw & Shoemaker 1456. No copies have appeared at auction since 1975. Pages bear light foxing, one or two bear minor marginal tears, small loss to front blank flyleaf, rubbing and scratches to boards and spine, spine overall tight, a very good edition.

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        Copies of Original Letters from the Army of General Bonaparte in Egypt...Complete in Three Parts...to which is added An Authentic Narrative of His Majesty's Squadron Under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson from its Sailing from Gibraltar to the Conclusion of the Glorious Battle of the Nile

      Dublin: J. Milliken, 1801. Hardcover. Very good. First Dublin edition to include all three parts of the letters. pp. xxx, iv, 44, 184; xxi, 164; xix, (i), 82, with folding frontis Chart of Lower Egypt and one folding facsimile. Bound with separate title pages for the Authentic Narrative and Part Three of the letters, but not for Part One (which is paged consecutively with the Narrative) or Part Two. Bound in contemporary tree calf, rebacked with sympathetic spine, new endpapers. The crest of Irish statesman and literary critic John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) is stamped on the upper board, and his signature is on the title page. In addition to being a Member of Parliament, Croker served as Secretary to the Admiralty (Royal Navy) for more than two decades. This book contains letters by French officers and soldiers in Egypt that were intercepted by the British and quickly translated and published for propaganda purposes. The correspondence includes the first published account of the Battle of the Nile and many other important naval and military accounts, as well as moving private letters sent home by soldiers and sailors that offer insight into their feelings and experiences following their defeat by Nelson.

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        TRAITE THEORIQUE ET PRATIQUE SUR LA CULTURE DE LA VIGNE, AVEC L'ART DE FAIRE LE VIN, LES EAUX-DE-VIE, ESPRIT-DE-VIN, VINAIGRES SIMPLES ET COMPOSES; ouvrage dans lequel se trouvent les meilleures méthodes pour faire, gouverner et perfectionner les vins et eaux-de-vie ; avec XXI planches représentant les diverses espèces de vignes ; les machines et instruments servant à la fabrication des vins et eaux-de-vie.

      chez Delalain, A Paris 1801 - 2 voll. in-8°, pp. XVI,408; IX,(3),584, 21 tavv. incise in rame f.t. raffiguranti vari tipi di uve e attrezzature, 2 tabelle rip. Legature coeve in mezza pelle, titolo su tassello e fregi in oro al dorso. Importante lavoro che contiene i fondamentali della viticoltura e dell'enologia moderna. Jean Baptiste François Rozier e Louis d'Ussieux sono autori della parte rigurdante la viticoltura, mentre Jean Antoine Claude Chaptal contribuisce al trattato con il primo dei suoi trattati sul vino; la parte sulla distillazione è opera ancora di Rozier, mentre Antoine Augustin Parmentier discorre degli aceti. Vicaire 164. Simon, Bibl. Vinaria, 18. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Cuoco Galante e Il Credenziere di Buon Gusto

      Napoli, Terres 1801 - CORRADO Vincenzo. Il Cuoco Galante. Quinta edizione accresciuta del Trattato delle Patate ed in tutto migliorata per vieppiù soddisfare gli uomini di buon senso e di buon gusto. Napoli, dalla Stamperia Orsiniana presso i fratelli Terres, 1801. Pp.VIII,232. Ritratto dell'autore in antiporta. Due tavole spieghevoli in fine: "Idea di una mensa o sia tavola per 32 persone" e "Seconda Imbandigione". Bitting, pag.101, nota; Westbury, pag.56; Vicaire, pag.895; Paleari Henssler, 81. Unito: CORRADO Vincenzo. Il Credenziere di Buon Gusto. Terza edizione migliorata ed accresciuta in tutte le parti del bello, del soave e del dilettevole per soddisfare gli uomini di sapere e di gusto. Napoli, dalla Stamperia Orsiniana presso i fratelli Terres, 1801. Pp.XI,94,2n.nn. Ritratto dell'autore in antiporta. Manca la tavola. Paleari Henssler, 88; Westbury, pag.57. Due opere in un volume in 8vo. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo e fregi in oro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Wetterschrofen und Sonnspitz bey Lermoos". Aquatinta in Brauntönen von Benedikt Piringer nach Friedrich Ferdinand Runk. Aus: Sammlung der vorzüglichsten Mahlerischen Gegenden von Tyrol.

      Wien, Josef Eder, (1801 - 1805). - Nebehay-W. 579, 11. - Im Auftrag von Erzherzog Johann macht Friedrich Ferdinand Runk eine Reise nach Tirol, deren Vorzeichnungen der Landschaftszeichner und Aquatintastecher Benedikt Pieringer in 24 meisterhaften Aquatintastichen zu einer Serie zusammenstellt und die Josef Eder herausgibt. - Stockfleckig, kl. Randläsuren (ohne Text oder Bildberührung). Im unteren Rand knapp beschnitten (es fehlt die Verlagsangabe). *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Festung Kufstein am Inn". Aquatinta in Brauntönen von Benedikt Piringer nach Friedrich Ferdinand Runk. Aus: Sammlung der vorzüglichsten Mahlerischen Gegenden von Tyrol.

      Wien, Josef Eder, (1801 - 1805). - Nebehay-W. 579, 6. - Im Auftrag von Erzherzog Johann macht Friedrich Ferdinand Runk eine Reise nach Tirol, deren Vorzeichnungen der Landschaftszeichner und Aquatintastecher Benedikt Pieringer in 24 meisterhaften Aquatintastichen zu einer Serie zusammenstellt und die Josef Eder herausgibt. - Stockfleckig, kl. Randeinriß (ohne Text oder Bildberührung) im unteren Rand. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Lawrence, through the Continent of North American, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Fur Trade

      1801 - Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece of Mackenzie by P. Condé after Thomas Lawrence & 3 folding maps. 4to. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Boards lightly scuffed and soiled. Scattered foxing and toning,Lacking the half-title & pages 249-256 misbound, after page 152. Very good. viii, cxxxii, 412, [2]pp. London, Alexander Mackenzie was ?the first white man to cross the continent and his journal.is of surpassing interest? (Wagner-Camp). The present work is the first published account of the two exploring expeditions that Mackenzie made on behalf of the North West Company as part of their attempt to break the Hudson's Bay Company's stranglehold on the fur trade. The author was born in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland in 1764, in North America in 1774, employed as a clerk in the fur trade in 1779, and by 1787 he was a wintering partner in the North West Company, posted at Fort Chipewyan on Lake Athabasca.Mackenzie set out on his first expedition on June 3, 1789, armed with information and maps provided by fur trader Peter Pond. He had decided to follow a large river flowing west from Great Slave Lake in search of a northwest passage to the Pacific. The expedition was partially successful: on July 13, Mackenzie and his party reached salt water, but it proved to be the Beaufort Sea rather than the Pacific Ocean.After a further two years in the fur trade in Canada, Mackenzie returned to England in the autumn of 1791 to study navigation and astronomy, as the first expedition had demonstrated to him that he needed more expertise in these areas. He returned to Canada in the spring of 1792 and made his way west to the newly-built Fort Fork, near the junction of the Peace and Smoky Rivers.In May 1793, having spent the winter making preparations, Mackenzie left on what was to be his greatest journey. After a difficult passage by canoe and on foot through the Rockies, he and his party arrived at the Pacific near Bella Coola, British Columbia on July 22, 1793. He returned to Grand Portage in 1794 and subsequently to Montreal, where he acted as an agent for the North West Company until 1799, when he retired to England. His great achievement did not receive the wide acknowledgment it deserved until the present work was published, and his subsequent and equally important proposals drawing attention to the importance of the Pacific coast. In 1802, Mackenzie was knighted by George III and went on to serve as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1804 to 1808.Graff 2630; Hill, 1063; Howes, M133 ?b?; Lande, 1317; Peel, 25; Sabin, 43414; Wagner-Camp, 1:1; Wheat Transmississippi, 251. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mapa Geográfico del Obispado de Mechoacan Hecho por el manuscrito del Br. D. Manuel Ygnacio Carranza, el de D. Josef Antonio de Alzate y Ramirez, y otros documentos Por D. Tomás López, geógrafo de los dominios de S.M. de varias Academias. Madrid año de 1801

      1801 - 49 x 41 cm. Este mapa fue grabado en dos hojas que dividen al obispado de Michoacán en norte y sur. En la esquina superior izquierda se ubica el título (fig. 1). La escala, localizada en la esquina inferior derecha, está expresada en Leguas vulgares de España de hora de camino de 20 al grado, Leguas de 17 ½ al grado y Leguas legales de Castilla. En el ángulo inferior izquierdo, fuera del marco, se ubica la siguiente frase: Se hallará este en Madrid con las obras de sus hijos. Cuenta con márgenes graduados, orografía y red hidrográfica; los límites del obispado están coloreados y la costa que da al Pacífico está sombreada en verde. La leyenda de símbolos indica el tipo de asentamiento: Ciudad arzobispal, ciudad obispal, ciudad particular, villa, pueblo de españoles, pueblo con parroquia y cura, pueblos pequeños y de esto hai (sic.) muchos, haciendas de ganados y labradores, son tantas que por no embarazar se ponen algunas, real de minas de oro y plata, y minas de cobre o estaño. También han sido identificados los territorios circunvecinos como el Obispado de Guadalajara, el Arzobispado de México, el Reyno de León y el Mar Pacífico o del Sur. Se trata de un plano suelto, pues no formó parte de la publicación de ningún libro o atlas. Además de que es bastante raro, como lo son la mayoría de los mapas españoles de este periodo. El autor de este mapa, el geógrafo real Tomás López de Vargas Machuca se basó, entre otros, en el trabajo realizado por el clérigo novohispano Manuel Ignacio Carranza. El obispo Pedro Anselmo Sánchez de Tagle le encomendó llevar a cabo un mapa del obispado de Michoacán, con el propósito de dar cumplimiento a lo dispuesto en la Cédula Real del 9 de abril de 1759 mediante la cual se requería que cada obispado y arzobispado de la Nueva España efectuara un informe acompañado por una carta geográfica en la que se indicaran sus principales poblaciones y sus límites territoriales. Es interesante cómo Sánchez de Tagle, al dar respuesta a dicho mandato, puntualizó la falta de personal especializado que pudiera atender esta demanda y la consecuente necesidad de recurrir a geógrafos improvisados. Carranza resultaba ser el único geógrafo en esas tierras que podía asumir tal labor e hizo constar en el informe que redactó que había obtenido los datos necesarios de otros mapas más antiguos que estaban en poder de las autoridades diocesanas. Por su parte, Sánchez de Tagle detalló los trámites y contratiempos que tuvieron que enfrentar, pues los mapas que dificultosamente encontraron en la diócesis eran inexactos, lo que los obligó a recabar la información faltante en otras fuentes. José Antonio de Alzate, originario del Estado de México, fue un hombre que abrazó la carrera religiosa y mostró un ávido interés por las ciencias naturales, la física, las matemáticas, la astronomía y la geografía. Publicó numerosos trabajos en los diarios y revistas de su época y por sus aportaciones fue designado socio de la Academia de Ciencias de París. De su labor cartográfica destacan sus siguientes trabajos: Nuevo mapa geográfico de la América Septentrional (1767); Atlas eclesiástico del arzobispado de México (1767); un plano de la Ciudad de México (1768); Plano geográfico de la mayor parte de la América Septentrional (1775); y el mapa del Valle de México (1786). Uno de los grandes aportes de este personaje consistió en la publicación en 1772 del primer documento de geografía teórica moderno, titulado Estado de la geografía de la Nueva España y modo de perfeccionarla, el cual fue publicado en el periódico semanario del propio Alzate "Asuntos Varios Sobre Ciencias y Artes No. 7". La elaboración de este escrito respondió a las necesidades políticas que las Reformas Borbónicas buscaban satisfacer para la eficiente administración del reino español, tanto en la península como en las colonias de ultramar. En este sentido Alzate se erigió como un hombre de su tiempo en el campo de la geografía al publicar una reflexión sobre la labor de este cam

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        Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Robinson

      London: Printed by Wilks and Taylor ... for R. Phillips, 1801. First edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait in vol. I. 4 vols. 12mo. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spines gilt. Bookplate of C. Leslie & Viola Allen and one other unidentified. First edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait in vol. I. 4 vols. 12mo. With a contribution by Coleridge, "A Strange Minstrel," in vol. IV, pp. 141-4, which is followed by Robinson's reply.

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