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        Institutionum Medicinae Practicae quas auditoribus suis praelegebat. Editio Quarta Veneta

      Josephum Orlandelli - Francisci ex Nicolao Pezzana, 1802. 8 voll. in 4 tomi in-8° (187x125mm), pp. (8), 216; 379; (8), 388; 277; XVI, 224; (4), 240; XVI, 324; 279; legatura coeva mezza pelle marrone con titolo, filetti e tomaisons in oro e fregi in oro e a secco ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. Tagli a spruzzo azzurri. Ottimo stato. Quarta edizione veneziana di questa monumentale opera medica di Giovanni Battista Borsieri (Civezzano, Trento, 1725-Milano, 1785), allora onorata da larga fortuna e tempestivamente tradotta in italiano, inglese e tedesco. L'opera, enciclopedica nell'impostazione, tratta in prevalenza delle febbri, dei morbi esantematici, delle malattie cerebrali, nervose, cardiache e gastro-intestinali. Il Borsieri, allievo a Padova del Morgagni e del Vallisnieri, ma laureatosi in medicina a Bologna, compì il perfezionamento a Firenze. Chiamato a Faenza per collaborare con le autorità locali nel tentativo di debellare un'epidemia di febbri gastriche che infieriva da tempo in quella città, nel 1770 fu invitato dal ministro Firmian ad insegnare "medicina pratica" all'Università di Pavia, dove rimase dieci anni e di cui fu nominato anche rettore. L'arciduca Ferdinando d'Asburgo, governatore della Lombardia, lo volle a Milano come proprio medico personale, servizio che occupò fino alla morte. Cfr. (varie edizioni): Wellcome, II, 206. Blake, p. 59. De Renzi, V, 335, 620, 694, e sgg. Castiglioni, 542-543. Bayle, II, 588. Pazzini, II, 178 e 245. Zachert/Zeidler, I, 241. Hirsch, I, 639. Surgeon General"s Office Library, II, 557 e II, 938. Haeser, II, 602. Cfr. B. Carminati, Prolusione in lode di G. B. B., Milano, 1810; F. Ambrosi, Scrittori e artisti Trentini, Trento, 1894, passim; Lavinia Bosi, Giambattista Borsieri: medico illuminista (1725-1785), Bologna, 1999. Latino

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        Histoire de l'art chez les anciens.

      Paris: Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1802-1803.(). 3 vols bound in 2. 4to. Contemporary mottled morocco. Tome Premier: engraved frontispiece, cii, 696, 24 plates; Tome Second: engraved frontispiece, iv], 692, 37 plates; Tome 3: Tome II, 2ème partie: engraved frontispiece, [iv], 408, 3 plates.

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        Antique Print-DUCHESS OF YORK-FREDERICA CHARLOTTE OF PRUSSIA-Beechey-Knight-1802

      - Antique print, titled: 'The Portrait of her Royal Highness the Duchess of York'. It shows: a portrait of Princess Frederica Charlotte Ulrika Catharina of Prussia, Duchess of York. Three-quarter length, seated on a sofa holding a letter and looking to right; hair in lace turnba, paper and a writing box on table to left. Rare. Important Note: This print is sold with matting, which adds substantially to shipping cost. We can ship without matting. Inquire about reduced pricing. Handcoloured and plate coloured (a-la-pouppee) stipple engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Published 1802 by C. Knight & Random & Stainbank in London. Separately published master print. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Ch. Knight after W. Beechey. Charles Knight (1743-1826) was an English engraver. Although mainly known for his engraving, he was also active as miniature painter. He engraved plates after Kaufmann, Reynolds, Northcote, Benwell and Wheatley. William Beechey (1753-1839) was an English portrait-painter. Condition: Very good, given age. A little soiled on the platemark, small stains in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted, not examinted out of matting. Storage location: DPO-73-02 The overall size is ca. 17.3 x 21.3 inch. The image size is ca. 10 x 13.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 44 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 25.5 x 35 cm.

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        The Woodland Companion:

      London: for J. Johnson,, 1802. or, a brief description of British trees. With some account of their uses. Illustrated by plates. Octavo (193 x 111 mm). Contemporary half brown calf, red morocco label, smooth spine with double rules gilt, marbled boards. Illustrated with 28 double-page engraved plates. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Small chip to morocco label, affecting one letter, extremities slightly worn, boards rubbed, front joint a little tender, some dampstaining to bottom edge of front endpapers and prelims. A very good copy with largely bright contents. First edition of John Aikin's copiously illustrated pocket guide to thirty-five of the best-known British trees, most of them native species. "But as words alone would be inadequate to enable anyone not an adept in botanical science to ascertain the several species, [the writer] has added a set of plates for illustration, copied from the excellent figures subjoined by Dr. Hunter to his valuable edition of Evelyn's Sylva" (Advertisement).

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        An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales - with -The History of New South Wales including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney and all its Dependencies from the Original Discovery of the island with the Customes and Manners of the Natives and an Account of the English Colony and its Foundation to the Present Time by. Superintendent of the Convicts

      1802-1803 1802 - First edition by M. Jones, the first volume being 1803, the second volume 1802. 2 vols. Folding hand-coloured plan of N.S.W., stipple engraved portrait of Barrington, engraved titles with coloured vignettes & 23 hand-coloured plates (lacking the plate of an eagle and one of the plates having two images), with a further woodcut. 8vo. Victorian stippled calf, with red morocco title labels. No foxing, & with the plates exceptionally fine. [x], 467, [v - index] - & - [xxxviii], 505pp. London, M. Jones, Barrington occupies a unique position in the history of early Australia, being the most famous of all the transported convicts, with a near heroic status in England. He travelled with the Third Fleet in 1791 and, given the greed of publishers, chapbooks were issued almost immediately in his name. Although none of the books were written by Barrington himself, ?the 1795 Voyage and the 1800 Sequel, in their numerous guises, do provide some details of events in New South Wales not elsewhere available? (Wantrup). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A synopsis of the british fuci

      London: Sold by J. White...and T. Longman and O. Rees. Printed by F. Bush, Yarmouth, 1802. In two volumes. xlvi, 189, [1]; [3], 194-400pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, spines darkened. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEPs, short marginal tear to p.391-392, lightly browned. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of both titles; 'I. G. Spurgeon from / the author'. A presentation copy of banker and botanist Dawson Turner's (1775-1858) first separately published work; a botanical study of costal algae, comprising full and accurate descriptions for each species, together with critical remarks regarding other works on the subject. Of the recipient of this copy, Rev. I.G. Spurgeon, little is known; he appears to have been a fellow East Anglian, book collector (indeed his name appears in the subscription list of The Book of Gems, London, 1793) and sometime vice-president of the Suffolk Humane Society. . First edition. 12mo.

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      February 13, 1802. The February 13, 1802 edition of The Tree of Liberty (Pittsburgh: Printed and Published by John Israel) four pages, 10.75" x 17.25", together with a two page "Extra", 8.25" x 11.25". Some marginal tears and chips not affecting text, light dampstain and creases.<br /><br />Philadelphia-born printer John Israel established The Tree of Liberty in August 1800 on the eve of the historic election of 1800 between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Israel, an ardent Jeffersonian Republican, had moved to western Pennsylvania in 1798 where he founded the Herald of Liberty in Washington, Pennsylvania. In 1800 a group of Western Pennsylvania Republicans including Hugh Henry Brackenridge and Albert Gallatin, requested Israel set up his press in Pittsburgh to counter the town's decidedly Federalist organ, John Scull's Gazette. Little is known about Israel's family background, but he is believed to have been Jewish and most likely offspring of the prominent Israel family of Philadelphia (it appears from the frequent anti-Semitic attacks made upon Israel in the Gazette that at least his opponents considered him Jewish). Israel was not only a pro-Jefferson newspaper editor, he was also a successful political organizer and party leader instrumental in organizing Republican electoral victories over the Federalists. In 1802, Jefferson rewarded Israel for his efforts with the lucrative contract to print federal legislation and other official notices in Pittsburgh, stripping the Federalist Gazette of a steady cash flow. Soon afterwards, the State of Pennsylvania, now under the leadership of Republican Thomas McKean, awarded Israel the contract to print state laws. Israel continued to publish the Tree until December 1805 when he sold the paper and moved south to Washington County. He died the following year from blood poisoning, just before his thirtieth birthday.*<br /><br />Israel is rewarded for his loyalty and authorized to print federal proceedings "By Authority". The Tree, Jefferson's political mouthpiece in western Pennsylvania, is awarded the lucrative contract to print federal legislation and proceeding for Pittsburgh by the new administration. From this issue onward, Israel would print the legislation and proceedings of Congress with the heading "PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY. The first piece of legislation Israel printed was, interestingly enough, the act reapportioning congressional seats after the second federal census – one of Jefferson's favorite projects: <br /><br /><I>"SEVENTH CONGRESS of the UNITED STATES, at the first session, Begun and held at the city of Wilmington, in the Territory of Columbia, on Monday, the Seventh of December, one thousand eight hundred and one, AN ACT for the appointment of Representatives among the several States, according to the second enumeration. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and three, the House of Representatives shall be composed of members elected agreeably to a ratio of one member to every thirty three thousand persons in each State, computed according to the rule prescribed by the Constitution, that is to say: Within the State of New Hampshire, five; within the State of Massachusetts, seventeen; within the State of Vermont, four; within the State of Rhode Island, two; within the State of Connecticut, seven; within the State of New York, seventeen; within the State of New Jersey, six; within the State of Pennsylvania, eighteen; within the State of Delaware, one; within the State of Maryland, nine; within the State of Virginia, twenty two; within the State of North Carolina, twelve; within the State of South Carolina, eight; within the State of Georgia, four; within the State of Kentucky, six; and within the State of Tennessee, three members. NATHANIEL MACON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ABRAHAM BALDWIN, President of the Senate pro temp ore. Approved Jan. 14, 1802. TH: JEFFERSON, President of the United States."</I> <br /><br />The balance of the front page is dedicated to proceedings in the House of Representatives including a mention of a <I>"..bill addressing fugitives [slaves] from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters, &c."</I> The bill was defeated 46-44. "Mr. Fearing" proposed to divide the Northwest Territory into<I> "three governments, the western, middle and eastern"</I>. The house considered a <I>"bill for protecting our Mediterranean trade against Tripolitan cruisers"</I> which would authorize the<I> "president to equip the national vessels against Tripolitan corsairs – to seize and capture Tripolitan vessels – and to authorise [sic] their capture by private American vessels."</I><br /><br />The second page includes the usual snippets of news from near and far as well as local advertisements as well as politics. Taunting the Federalists who had been roundly defeated at the polls in 1800, Israel crowed: <I>"From the late conduct of the ex federalists not only in this place, but throughout the state, it appears that an attempt will be made to rally their disjoined forces previous to the next election, and to raise at least the appearance of opposition…"</I> The issue also features an extract from a letter chronicling a slave rebellion in Guadalupe, December 14, 1801: <I>"I am afraid we shall be glad to make our escape with our lives before many days. The negroes have made two attempts to rise; the first was in Bassaterre, about the first of this month, but without any success – they only stabbed four men in the town, and did some mischief in the country; the second was in this place on the night of the 10th inst. and they also were dispersed, and their ring-leaders made prisoners. -- Last night the negroes began their riot in the market place again, which greatly alarmed the people. The whites were running with their wives and children from every direction, begging of us to take them on board of our vessels... A flag of truce which had been sent to Domingo, had returned yesterday with a very unfavorable answer; the words were, No, we will treat with no negroes or mulatoes, neither shall they hold any office; but we will be there in a few days with a fleet of men of war and transports and will shew you your places." </I> <br /><br />An historic issue of a key Jeffersonian newspaper in the trans-Appalachian west.<br /><br />*Carl E. Prince "John Israel: Printer and Politician on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1798 - 1805" Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (January 1967), 46-55. As to Israel's Judaism, Prince notes in a footnote: "Biographic data cited below indicates clearly that Israel was generally thought of by the pubic as being Jewish. His own identification in his connection, however, has never been clearly established; ambivalent evidence exists. On a few occasions Israel referred himself as a Jew. On the other hand, he was married by a Protestant minister. What is important for the purposes of this article is that most western Pennsylvanians identified him as Jewish."; Pages 48 notes , 55. <br /><br />

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        The Divina Commedia of Dante Alighieri

      T. Cadell Jun. and W Davies 1802 - T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, in the Strand, London, 1802. Three volumes. Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) was a major Italian poet. He has been called the father of the Italian language and is one of the most admired and influential poets ever. His book, The Divina Commedia, is a masterpiece of world literature and is considered by many to be the greatest poem of the Middle Ages. The Divina Commedia describes Dante&#146;s journey through Hell (Inferno), Purgatory (Purgatorio) and Paradise (Paradiso). The work was translated into many European languages well before it was translated into English. The lack of English translations was due in part to Dante&#146;s Catholic views thought to be of little interest to Protestant English audiences. The first complete translation of the Divina Commedia, this set, was first published in 1802. The translator was the Rev. Henry Boyd. Boyd was most likely educated at Trinity College, Dublin. At the time the book was published, the Rev. Boyd was the vicar of Rathfryland, County Down, Northern Ireland. He was also chaplain to the Right Honourable Charles William, Lord Viscount Charleville, to whom this work was dedicated. The books are bound in contemporary mottled leather that has started to flake. The front cover hinges show some cracking at the bottom but are still very sound. The books are nice and square and are very solidly bound and unrestored. The lower book label on the spine of volume III is missing. It would read &#147;Vol. III&#148; on two lines. Marbled endpapers with two previous owners bookplates. The volumes are collated 100% correct. The page sizes are 208 x 128mm. Vol I frontispiece portrait of Dante, title page, dedication iii to vi + 408 pp; Vol II half title, title page + 384pp; Vol III half title, title page + 420pp. There are very minor traces of damp staining and foxing here and there. Overall a very sound and attractive copy of a truly rare seminal work in world literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narcissus Odorus

      1802 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté Narcissus Odorus From: Les Liliacées Paris: 1802-1816 Size: 26&#148; x 18 ¼&#148; x 1" framed Hand colored stipple engraving

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        Carta della Sabina

      1802. Carta geografica della Sabina montata su tela a stacchi. Dal punto di vista tecnico è tracciato il reticolato geografico con maglie rispondenti a 10' di latitudine per 10 ' di longitudine. Orografia a monticelli con tratteggio a luce obliqua, abitati rappresentati in pianta, strade e confini. La carta è arricchita da una cornice e da decorativo cartiglio in cui è riportato il titolo della stessa. Stampata a Roma presso la Calcografia Camerale. Nella porzione di territorio raffigurato si notano le città di Terni, Narni, Rieti, Civita Castellana, Civita Ducale, Roma e Tivoli.

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        Reise durch Oestreich und Italien: [3 Bände in 1 Band]

      Friedrich Wilmans, Frankfurt am Mayn 1802 - Leinenband der Zeit, 8°, 1. Band: Frontispiz, 304 Seiten; 2. Band: Frontispiz 279 Seiten, 3. band: Frontispiz, 376 Seiten 8 Blatt, scheinbar ohne den 4 Vignetten des 2. Bandes sonst komplett, Einband stärker berieben Goed. VII, 245 de 645 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gemeinnütziges Koch- und Wirthschaftsbuch. Oder Anweisung alle Arten von Speisen, Bäckereyen, und was sonst in der Küche und Wirthschaft zu wissen nöthig und nützlich, mit Vermeidung dessen, was der Gesundheit schädlich ist, zuzubereiten. Erster Theil.

      Weißenfels und Leipzig, Severin 1802.. 379 S., 4 Bll. Pappband d. Zt. Erschien in 8 Lieferungen, alle Lieferungsumschläge beigebunden. - Weiss 1202; verweist auf seine Nr. 1966, die 1805 erschienene "Die kluge Wirthin", die sich im Untertitel als Fortsetzung bezeichnet. - Vorliegende Ausgabe nicht im KVK, allerdings eine in Leipzig 1806 "Neue, in 4 Abtheilungen hrsg. Aufl.", die sich auch nicht mehr als erster Teil bezeichnet. - Berieben und bestoßen. Innengelenke sauber verstärkt. Ein Blatt knitterfaltig

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        An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, with Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners, &c. of the Native Inhabitants of that Country. To Which are Added, Some Particulars of New Zealand. [With] An Account of the English Colony. Vol. II. [adding:] An Account of a Voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass; by which the existence of a strait separating Van Dieman's Land from the continent of New Holland was ascertained.

      T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, London 1802 - Two volumes, quarto, [1798]: 2 charts, 18 plates and four textual vignettes, the vignettes most unusually repeated on additional folding plates, a fine thick paper issue bound with the half-title, [1802]: one chart, five plates (three with original hand-colouring) and four textual vignettes (two with hand-colouring), bound with the half-title; a most attractive set in beautiful full tree-calf bindings by Aquarius, gilt, double spine labels, speckled edges. A beautiful and special set of this classic First Fleet book, in superb condition. This is an exceptionally handsome copy of the first edition of the complete work, published as two separate volumes four years apart. The first volume is from a very rare issue on thick paper with the engraved vignettes that appear in the text also bound in as separately printed engravings on fold-out sheets. Collins had arrived with the First Fleet as Judge-Advocate and was Secretary to Governor Phillip. His book is a valuable account of the early settlement by an educated and observant resident of ten years, and was the last of the Australian foundation books to be published. This majestic work, often described as the earliest history of Australia as an English colony, contains the most detailed and painstaking of all descriptions of the voyage and first settlement found in any of the early narratives. The book is illustrated with full-page engravings prepared in London by the well-known artist Edward Dayes from sketches done in the colony by the convict artist Thomas Watling which include the first views to have been published of British settlements at Sydney and Parramatta.The first volume, published in 1798, is scarce today. In this set, as well as having the unusual feature of the extra engravings, the first volume is the rare thick paper issue (the text block measuring 68 mm.); very few copies are known in this form (apparently unique to the first volume as we have found no record of a thick paper issue of the second volume). A similar thick paper copy of the first volume was offered for sale by Maggs Brothers in catalogue 807 (1952): Frank Maggs noted at the time that this was the only such copy he had seen. Ferguson mentions a "large paper" issue but Wantrup was unable to locate an example and speculates that Ferguson may have used "large paper" loosely and may have been referring to a copy similar to the Maggs example.The second volume, which came out four years after the first and is if anything slightly more difficult to find, ". is of the greatest importance, not only for its detailed chronicle of events but because of its narrative of voyages and expeditions of discovery? The journals of Bass and Flinders are of particular importance since Bass's journal has never been recovered and ? the accounts of inland expeditions recorded in the journals of John Price and Henry Hacking are singularly interesting. Quite apart from the exploration interest of these journals, they provide the first report of the existence of the koala, the earliest recorded sighting of a wombat on mainland Australia and the first report of the discovery of the lyrebird, which is for the first time described and illustrated in colour?' (Wantrup). In excellent condition in very good modern bindings. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Antique Book-THE CHASE-Bewick-Somervile-1802, 2nd edition

      - London: William Bulmer (Shakespeare Printing Co.), 1802, 2nd edition. 4to: xxiv, 105 pp. Full leather, gilt- and blindstamped decoration to front and rear boards, turn-ins with triple gilt rule. Gilt lettered title tickets to the spine. Hugo 94. An engraved vignette to the title page, and 12 b/w illustrations and tailpieces. Thomas Bewick. Antique Book, titled: 'The Chase, a poem by William Somervile Esq.', by: William Somervile. A finely printed edition of the famous poem about field sports (mainly hunting) in blank verse by William Somervile.Artists and Engravers: Author(s): William Somervile. William Somervile (1675-1742) was a writer and poet with a great interest in field sports. Illustrated by: Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) was born in Prudhoe, near Newcastle upon Tyne. He would remain in this region for the rest of his live. Bewick worked as a woodengraver. His many very finely executed designs and bookillustrations are highly appreciated. Bewick is seen as the man who started the great production of woodengraving in the 19th. century. Condition: Fair, given age. Spine restored, covers damaged and restored. Contents clean and without damage. Storage location: TPCZolder-Krat 12 4to: 6.7 x 9.6 inch. 4to: 17 x 24.4 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poetical Effusions from Fairy Camp by Powell Snell, Esq. Captain in the South Gloucester Militia. In two volumes.

      Tewkesbury: W. Dyde, 1802. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Two volumes. Tewkesbury: W. Dyde, 1802-1803. First edition. 12mo. [iv],192,vii,[i]; [iv],200,vi pp. Decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces throughout. §Lacks title-pages: these appear to have been discarded by the binder. RARE: BL and Bodleian copies only. Not held at National Army Museum. §Powell Snell - of Guiting Grange, Guiting Power, Gloucestershire; a barrister by profession - was a Captain of Militia from the early 1770s, and raised the First Troop of Gloucestershire Gentleman and Yeomanry (now the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars) in 1795, at Cheltenham. He contributed poetry to the Gentleman's Magazine in the late 18th-century under a soubriquet, and Poetical Effusions from Fairy Camp - his sole known separate publication - seems to have been an attempt to collect his writings as he neared the end of his life. His 'My Own Epitaph, To be in the Church Yard, on a common Stone', rather touchingly concludes the second volume; he died about a year after its publication. From references in several poems (Louis Weltje, Sir John Lade), Snell - by his own acknowledgement a lover of the bottle - appears to have been personally associated with the 'fast' circle of the Prince Regent, and references to Zachary Moore and passing mention of Sterne's writings (whom Snell clearly admired) indicate possible youthful association with the circle of John Hall-Stevenson. Snell seems to have enjoyed a contemporary reputation in fashionable circles as a minor bel esprit. The poems include the usual odes, epitaphs, epigrams, puns, &c., but the overall tone is for occasional, social pieces, and the subject-matter tends towards the local: Gloucestershire and Worcestershire; Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol; female 'toasts' of the day, provincial drinking-houses, etc. 'Fairy Camp' is described by the author as 'a whimsical Retreat of P[owell] S[nell]... So call'd by an elegant lady of taste...Constructed on a small knoll, in the middle of a high hill of about forty yards diameter, in a semicircular plantation of firs and forest-trees, and surrounded by a fanciful railing, defended by a Royal Salute of brass guns...The Marquee built of wood resembling a real one, having the proper facings of the South Gloucestershire Militia. Gothic windows and door; the eaves ornamented with iron laurel-branches, between which, on Gala days, are placed small flags...'. Neatly bound in full contemporary straight-grained red morocco, gilt lettering, gilt and blind decoration, all edges gilt. Ink presentation inscription 'From Emma to Bruce London 9th Feby. 1838' to preliminary blank in each volume, and ink ownership name of recipient - identified by 19th-century owner's pencilled note as Alexander Bruce Dennistoun Sword '(1808-?)', also 1838 - to front pastedowns. Further 19th-century ink ownership name of one A. Whittle to each volume. Occasional internal soiling and trace of removal of early paper label to endpapers. The MISSING TITLE-PAGES aside, a very good set of the verse of an interesting minor poet in a neat & attractive contemporary binding.

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        Iris Suziana / Iris de Suze [Mourning Iris]

      Paris: Imprimerie de Didot jeune, 1802. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Tassaert. Very good condition apart from some light soiling in the top of the image and a small loss at the extreme right edge. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection inLes Liliacéesfrom which this work comes.Les Liliacéesis one of two Redouté masterworks, the other being Les Roses. These works demonstrate the appropriateness of the accolade "Raphael of Flowers", for one is constantly impressed by the exquisite compositional sense and clarity of vision. More than with any other painter, one sees in Redouté's flowers living, breathing beings at their most beautiful moment.Cf. Nissen BBI 1597; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p 128; cf. Dunthorne p 231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747; cf. MacPhaeil, Redouteana, 10.

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        Ueber die Musik der Indier. Eine Abhandlung. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt, mit erläuternden Anmerkungen und Zusätzen begleitet von (Johann) F(riedrich) H(ugo) v(on) Dalberg. Nebst einer Sammlung indischer und anderer Volks-Gesänge.

      Erfurt, Beyer und Maring, 1802 - 4 Bll., XVI, 132 S., 1 Bl. (Druckfehler), 56 S. 1 Titelkupfer und 29 (1 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Erste deutsche Ausgabe von "On the musical modes of the Hindus" von William Jones, sehr selten. - MGG II, 1871. - Das vorlegende Joseph Haydn gewidmete Werk ist nicht nur die Übersetzung des klassischen Textes von William Jones, sondern durch die Erweiterung des Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg (1760 - 1812) fast als eigenständiges Werk zu betrachten. Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg bekleidete "in Trier, Worms und Speyer die Würden eines Domkapitulars und kurtrierischen Geheimen Rats. Sein Interesse galt aber stets mehr den Wissenschaften und der Musik. Ausgedehnte Reisen (Italien um 1775, England 1798) vermittelten reiche Anregungen, sein umfassendes Wissen auf allen möglichen Gebieten in geistvollen Schriften anzuwenden. Nach zwei Arbeiten über Meteorologie und Strafgesetz (1782) wandte er sich ganz der Musiktheorie und -ästhetik zu. Schon die erste Publikation auf diesem Gebiet (Blicke eines Tonkünstlers in die Musik der Geister, Mannheim 1787) erweist ihn als einen der frühesten deutschen Musikschriftsteller, der der Tonkunst eine metaphysische Idee im romantischen Sinne zugrunde legte" (NDB III, 489). Er fügte dem englischen Original wesentliche Ergänzungen als Ergebnis "jahrelanger Sammlung von authentischen Nachrichten über die Musik der Inder, Perser, Araber und Chinesen bei" (MGG). Hierzu gehört eine Instrumentenkunde (S. 66-84 mit 3 Kupfern), die Sammlung Indostansicher Volksmelodien nach Hamilton Birds 1789 in Calcutta gestochenen Airs of Hindostan sowie eine Folge von 26 Kupfertafeln nach Rogmalas malerischen Synästhesien indischer Tongebilde. - "William Jones, as several scholars have pointed out, was a versatile philologist and a polymath who pioneered new fields of research and wrote on a wide range of topics, including Indian music. His publications, especially his translations of Kalidasa&#146;s play Sakuntala and Jayadeva&#146;s lyrical poem Gitagovinda, had a profound influence on scholars and philosophers in England, France and Germany, and also affected major nineteenth-century poets and novelists. On the Musical Modes of the Hindus was written in 1784 and published eight years later in the third volume of Asiatic Researches, the widely read transactions of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. It was first reprinted ("verbatim from the Calcutta edition") in London in 1799, and a German translation of it appeared as early as 1802 in Ueber die Musik der Indier, a richly illustrated anthology of various European writings on Indian music compiled by Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg. On the Musical Modes of the Hindus is of little relevance today. But two hundred years ago when virtually nothing was known about Indian music in Europe it was a landmark. It was the main source on India for scholars who began debating the origins of music in their general histories. In many of these works, even in some of the histories that appeared at the beginning of the twentieth century, William Jones is quoted as the authority of Indian music. While Jones glorified the greatness of India&#146;s past and had more appreciation for Sanskrit texts on music than the music itself, the importance of his work was that he made European scholars aware of the unique system of Indian ragas. ." (Joep Bor, Three important essays on Hindustani Music. In: ournal of the Indian Musicological Society 36/37 (2006) S. 5 f.). - Etw. gebräunt. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. HLwd. des 19. Jahrhunderts mit Rückentitel (etw. bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of The Campaign of 1796 [et seq] in Germany [France, Italy &c)

      Gardiner (vols 1-4), second edition; 1804 Cadell, first edition (volume 5), 1802 Hardback; 5 volumes in uniform contemporary bindings with numerous folding maps; binder's full stained calf, spines with gilt-blocked rules and decorations but no raised bands; black labels. CONDITION - Good; early and late pages with orange foxing spots; the maps complete but with one or two tears (I have not unfolded most of them) - they are printed on much better paper than the letterpress and appear to be clean but some have been re-folded; the bindings are a little worn at the joints but not splitting. I am happy to assist with any further information, such as collations, or provide further pictures - please "ask the bookseller a question". Some volumes have identical contemporary bookplates. Price is inclusive of insured, tracked delivery to any UK address. (Unpacked weight: 3400 grams). SHIPPING: POST-FREE in UK. Extra shipping charges will be requested for orders from Overseas. For further information or more detail, please use the 'ask the seller a question' link on this page..

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        An Essay on Abstinence from Animal Food, as a Moral Duty.

      Printed for Richard Phillips, No. 71, St Pauls Church-Yard. 1802 - [4], 236pp; 8vo. A little light foxing. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards with vellum cornerpieces, gilt banded spine, with ducal gilt crest and the letter &apos;N&apos; at foot, red gilt morocco label. v.g. Bronson, Joseph Ritson, 27; Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, page 399. FIRST EDITION. Ritson&apos;s last published work consisted of a defence of his life-long vegetarianism, and has become one of the very earliest manifestos for the cause. He believed that food constituted one of the determinants of human character, and thus carnivores, he insisted, were cruel, choleric and bad-tempered. Meat eating led to robbery, sycophancy and tyranny, and encouraged the predatory instinct. Although his ideas were never to achieve mass appeal, in the early 19th century they were influential. Shelley read the book avidly and became one of the most vociferous converts to this creed, as did his wife Mary, who notably presented Frankenstein&apos;s monster as a vegetarian who refused the food of man and declined to &apos;destroy the lamb and the kid, to glut my appetite; acorns and berries afford me sufficient nourishment&apos;. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HARMONIE HYDRO-VÈGÈTALE et MÈTÈORLOGIQUE ou RECHERCHES sur les Moyens de recréer avec nos forêts la Force des Températures et la Régularité des Saisons , par des Plantations Raisonnées - Tome I - 1802

      - Paris . Fréres Levrault . An X . 1802 . Tome I . Un volume in-8 broché sous couverture d'attente , 13 x 21 cm , de 3 f. , 375 pages , ornées d'un beau frontispice de MONNET , gravé par DUPRÈEL chez TARDIEU .Exemplaire non rogné en excellent état . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Antique Print-GLEANER-LEFTOVER CROP-GATHER-GIRL-Christian Josi-Westall-1802

      - Rare antique attractively matted print, titled: 'The Gleaner', a young girl holding a bunch of leftover crops after the harvest, as well as a wooden stick. A gleaner was a person who could not yet or no longer work the fields during harvest. They then followed the harvesting and picked up whatever was left over. Some cultures used this as an early form of humanitarian aid. Handcoloured stipple engraving on a vellin type paper. Engraved by C. Josi after R. Westall. Christian Josi (1768-1828) was a Dutch printmaker, stipple engraver, print dealer and collector. He was born in Utrecht, and worked in Amsterdam with Ploos van Amstel. Richard Westall (1765-1863) was a British artist. Condition: Good, given age. The margins quite stained and foxed, but nevertheless a very attractive matted print. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Profesionally matted, not examined out of matting. The overall size is ca. 16.1 x 19.9 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 11.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 41 x 50.5 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 28.5 cm.

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        Fragmens d'un voyage en Afrique, Fait pendant les années 1785, 1786 et 1787, dans les Contrées occidentales de ce Continent, comprises entre le cap Blanc de Barbarie, par 20 degrés, 47 minutes, et le cap de Palmes, par 4 degrés, 30 minutes, latitude boréale.

      Paris, Treuttel et Würtz. 1802 - 2 volumes. in- 8° (3pp.), 512; (IV pp.), 522 pp. Volume I: avec 1 plate gravée et 1 carte dépliante; volume II. Avec 3 plates gravées et 2 carte dépliante. (complet). Calf contemporaine d'epoque. Les reliures sont restorée, plusieurs estampes, les cartes sont reinforcées. Rare édition originale par Golberry de ses voyages en Afrique de l'Ouest, très important pour la description de la Gambie, la Guinée-Bissau et la Sierra Leone et pour l'exploration des mines. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Miroir de la vérité dédié a tous les maçons. En 2 volumes (sur 4).

      A Paris, Chez le F.- Abraham, L?an de la V.:L: 5800, 1800 - 1802, - gr. in-8vo, 392 p. + 16 p. / 3ff. + 384 p. reliure en d.-cuir originale. Ouvrage d?une exessive rareté et du plus grand intérêt au point de vue initiatique. Réfutation de Barruel. - Protecto accordée par le Roi de Prusse aux f.-.M. de ses états. Les dangers de l?athéisme -Traits d?union entre le G.-O. de France & le rite Ecossais Initiations aux aciens mystères Un aveugle peut-il être reçu maçon.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barbier Tome 3, 310.; Wolfstieg 518-; Caillet 29 (d?une exessive rareté).

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        Recherches sur la Nature et les Causes de la Richesse des Nations. Traduction nouvelle avec des notes et observations; par Germain Garnier de l'Institut National. En 5 volumes.

      Paris, H. Agasse, An X - 1802, - gr. in-8vo, frontispice-portrait d?Adam Smith gravé par Prévost + CXXVII + 366 p. / 493 p. / 564 p. / 556 p. / 588 p., Reliure plein veau brun de l?époque, dos lisses ornés or, fleurons dorés pièces de titre et de tomaisons en maroquin rouge au dos, gardes orig. en papier dominoté veiné bleu. Bel exemplaire. Bel ensemble. La meilleure édition française de ce classique.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Première édition de la traduction de référence de Germain Garnier. Les très importants et abondants commentaires et notes de G. Garnier ont été repris et traduits dans les éditions anglaises postérieures, commentaires que Marx devait longuement analyser tout au long de sa 'Théorie sur la plus-value'. (?Vanderblue Memorial Collection of Smithiana?, p. 25. Kress, B.4604. Einaudi, 5340). Bel exemplaire, très frais, très bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schilderung der Gebirgsvölker der Schweitz. Band 1 und 2: 1) . vom Kanton Appenzell (sowie Bodensee und Thurgau). / 2) . vom Kanton Glarus und der Vogteien Uznach, Gaster, Sargans, Werdenberg, Sax und Rheinthal, des Toggenburgs, der alten Landschaft, der Stadt St. Gallen und des östlichen Theils des Kantons Zürich.

      Leipzig, Pet.- Phil. Wolfisch, 1798-1802, - in-8vo, 5 Bl. + 478 S. + 4 Bl. Musik / 1 Bl. + XII + 398 S. + insgesamt 13 teils gefalt. Kupfertafeln davon 1 handkolor. Kostümtafel (gestochen von H. Lips, J.M. Meyer, H. Strack, Godefroid, John Soane, Steinern, H. Asper, und Ebel), Textbl. leicht gebräunt, 2. Band Wasserfleck im unteren Rand und Textbl. stockfleckig, Halblederbände mit Ecken, hellbraunes Titel-Schild und kl. grüne Bandnr. auf den Rücken, etwas Rücken-Vergoldung, Buntpapier auf den Deckeln und Ecken leicht berieben. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Erstausgabe. Diese sehr seltene Reisebeschreibung Ebels im Nord-Osten der Schweiz hat einen wichtigen Einfluss auf das Werk von Schiller und Hölderlin gehabt. Im Kommentarband der Reprint-Ausgabe von 1983, gibt Peter FAESSLER eine umfassende Analyse dieses Einflusses. Die auf dem Titelblatt von Bd. 2 erwähnte geologische Karte ist nie erschienen (cf. Interlibrum: Bibliotheca Helvetica, 40). Ebel, ebenfalls Verfasser des besser bekannten Reisewerkes «Anleitung . « / «Manuel du voyageur en Suisse», war von Beruf Doktor der Medizin, er schuf mit seinen Reisewerken den Grundstein für mehrere Generationen von Reiseführern. Die Kupfertafeln zeigen: hübsch handkolor. Kostümtafel (". Landleute in Inneroden") / Rütlischwur. / Aussicht am Voglisek in Ausserooden. / Limmatbrücke bei Wettingen. / Gegen See-Alpm. Canton Appenzell. / Die Rheinbrücke bei Schafhausen. / Wilhelm Tell rettet sich auf die Felsplatte Nov. 1307. / Ulrich Zwingli. / Aussicht unterhalb dem Bildhauss. / Aussicht des Sarganser Thals. / Bey Murg gegen Quinten, am Wallenstatter-See. (und) Unweit Murg . / F(l)etschbach, hinter dem Dorfe Lintthal, im Canton Glarus. (und) Diessthalerbach bey Dorrnhaus . / Auf dem Weg nach der Bantenbrugg .Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Waeber BSL III/50 und 307; Barth 18042; Lonchamp 898 (Kollation nicht ganz korrekt); Nicht bei Perret - ; Dreyer 806; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relacion del Viage hecho por Las Goletas sutil y Mexicana en el Ano de 1792 para Reconocer el Estrecho de Fuca; con una Introduccion en que se da Noticia de Las Expediciones Executadas Anteriormente por los Espanoles en Busca del Paso del Noroeste de la A

      Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1802. - 2 volumes (text and atlas). Text volume: 8vo (8 x 5-1/2 inches): [16], CLXVIII (i.e. 168), 185 pages; folded letterpress table between pp. 168-169, and errata leaf (p. 185) at end (this volume bound in 19th-century black morocco over green marbled paper boards, gilt spine, corners strengthened). Atlas volume: folio (12-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches): [4] pages (letterpress title-page and "Explicacion" table of contents; one or two spots and a pale waterstain in the top margin of the preliminaries), 17 fine engraved plates comprising 9 maps (4 folding) and 8 illustrations (2 folding) of scenes of the Pacific Northwest and its native inhabitants (this volume bound in 19th century black morocco over red marbled paper boards, gilt lettering on spine somewhat faded). PROVENANCE: paste-down of text volume bears bookplates of W. J. Holliday. "La Biblioteca del Suroeste" collection (ca. 1940s-1950s), and of Irving W. Robbins, Jr. (1919-1995). FIRST EDITION OF A RARE AND IMPORTANT WORK ON THE SPANISH EXPLORATION OF NOOTKA SOUND AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST. Hill calls this a "masterly work.and an account of the voyage commanded by Captains Alcala Galiano and Valdes. They were detailed to make a complete reconnaissance and survey of the continental shore at the east end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Neah Bay, Esqimalt Bay (where they met Captain George Vancouver's expedition), and Nootka Sound were all visited. several Indian vocabularies are given, including the Eslen, Runsien, and Nootka languages" (Hill 570). In addition to the journal, the work contains a "masterly resumé of Spanish voyages to the coast, written by Martin Fernandez de Navarette, whose name does not appear in the work. He was an accomplished scholar, and his knowledge of Spanish archives was superior to that of any of his contemporaries. The work is sometimes attributed to Jose Espinosa y Tello, the cosmographer on the Malaspina expedition, whose own account of the voyage was published in 1809 but given his accumulated study, it is more likely that Fernandez de Navarrete authored this summary of Spanish exploration of the Northwest Coast, especially in light of the fact that neither Palau nor Sabin associate Espinosa y Tello with the work. Fernandez de Navarrete was a member of a family with long-standing naval tradition and was a career naval officer with access to privileged information. He was instrumental in founding the Deposito Hidrografico in Madrid and compiled a great deal of data about Spanish naval history, including the transcription of over forty immense volumes of rare manuscripts regarding Spanish voyages since the fifteenth century. REFERENCES: Palau 82853-54; Sabin 69221. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An address, delivered before the proprietors of the botanic garden, in liverpool, previous to opening the garden, May 3, 1802. To which are added, the laws of the institution, and a list of the proprietors

      Liverpool: Printed by J. M'Creery, 1802. 60pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal blank leaf. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Extremities a trifle marked, armorial bookplates of 'Holland House to upper board and FEP, internally clean and crisp. An address by William Roscoe marking the occasion of the opening of the Liverpool Botanic Garden, a walled garden situated at Mount Pleasant and latterly relocated. . First edition. 8vo.

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        Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems. Vol. I: 3rd edn; Vol. II: 2nd edn. 2 vols.

      T.N. Longman & O. Rees. 1802 - Expertly rebound in appropriate half calf, marbled boards with vellum-tipped corners, red leather labels. With a slip in vol. II from Wigan Public Libraries. v.g. Wise (6). The first edition of 1798 comprised one volume only. For the second edition, a second volume of poems was added, with vol. I only designated ?second edition? For the next edition, 1802, the one here presented, vol. I was thus the ?third edition?, while vol. II was the ?second edition? In this edition Wordsworth further expanded the celebrated preface, as well as editing the poems in several places. One of Wordsworth?s poems was excised completely, as well as Coleridge?s ?The Dungeon?, reducing his contribution to just four pieces. The Argument to Ancient Mariner was also omitted. Written into the prelims of vol. I, a sonnet in contemp. ms., commending the work to Fanny: ?These Ballads Lyrical my love, May pleasure give, and time improve.? A slip from Wigan public library, and an earlier bookseller?s description, attributes the inscription to the occasional poet and authoress Anne Cox, 1766-1830. From 1803 she was Mrs Nathaniel George Woodroffe, her most notable publication being Michael, the Married Man, 1827. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elementi di Architettura Militare del Maresciallo Giuseppe Parisi

      Nella Stamperia Simoniana. ITALIANO 1,58 Legatura tutta pergamena con titolo e numero del volume in oro su tassello al dorso, copertine rigide con evidenti segni di umidità, uso, abrasioni e graffi al piatto anteriore del tomo III, parziale distacco del piatto anteriore del tomo I e di entambi i piatti del tomo IV, tagli spruzzati, pagine con segni di umidità presente anche nelle tavole, i volumi sono corredati con tavole fuori testo piu' volte ripiegate, il tomo I con 14 tavole, il tomo II con 9 tavole, il tomo III con 7 tavole ed il tomo IV con 8 tavole. Il Tomo fu stampato in Napoli, Presso Donato Campo, 1802. USATO

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        Rosen nach der Natur gezeichnet und colorirt mit kurzen botanischen Bestimmungen begleitet. / Les Roses dessinées et enluminées d'après nature avec une courte description botanique.

      Leipzig, Industrie-Comptoir, 1802-1817. Relié, demi-toile rouge à l'impression dorée et vignette de titre sur le dos, 260 x 330mm., pages ne sont pas numérotées, illustré de 40/60 ( 60 = total du 12 volumes ) gravures, colorées à main.With 40 (of 60) beautifully handcoloured engraved plates.Les volumes 1-8 d'une série de 12. Traduit de l'Allemand par M. de Lahitte. Chaque volume consiste de 12 pages de texte et 5 gravures en couleurs. Très rare! Le plupart des antiquariats n'a jamais réussi de trouver l'édition complèt.

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        Sammlung der Gesetze, welche das heutige livländische Landrecht enthalten, kritisch bearbeitet. Erster Band. Angestammte livländische Landes-Rechte. Mit Bewilligung Kaiserlicher Zenzur zu Riga.

      Mitau: Gedruckt bei Johann Friedrich Steffenhagen und Sohn, 1802 - 1 heraldisches Frontispiz, (VIII), 48*, (II), 469 (1), XXVIII Seiten Register, 2 Blatt Verbesserungen (Corrigenda). 22,5 x 19 cm, zeitgenössischer brauner Halblederband, Deckel mit grünlichem Buntpapier bezogen. Inhaltsübersicht: Einleitung (48* Seiten) 1: De Gemenen Stichtischen Rechte ym Sticht van Ryga geheten Dat Ridderrecht / Das allgemein geltende stistische Recht des Erzstifts von Riga, genannt das Ritter-Recht (S. 1 bis 295) ; 2: Erzbischops Sylvesters Nye Gnade gegeuen am Dage S. Dorotheen 1457 / Erzbischofs Sylvesters Privilegium, genannt Das neue Gnadenrecht, gegeben am S. Dorotheen-Tage (oder 6. Febriar) des Jahres 1457 ( bis S. 328); 3: Privilegium Nobilitati Livoniae a Sigismundo Augusto Rege, circa subjectionem universae Livoniae indultum. Datum Vilnae feria sexta post festum Sanctae Catharinae 1561. / Privilegium der Livländischen Ritter- und Landschaft vom Könige Sigismund August bei der Unterwerfung des ganzen Livländischen States erteilt, zu Wilna am 28. November des Jahres 1561 (bis S. 469). Plattdeusche, bzw. lateinische Urschriften mit hochdeutscher Übersetzung und Anmerkungen. "Gustav Johann von Buddenbrock (* 5. September 1758 in Schujenpahlen, heute: Budenbroki, Gemeinde Dikli, Lettland; &#134; 14. Dezember 1821 in Riga) war ein deutsch-baltischer adliger Grundbesitzer, Jurist und Landespolitiker Livlands. Nach dem Studienende 1779 wurde er Richter in Livland. Als Deputierter der Livländischen Ritterschaft nahm er 1797 an der Krönung von Zar Paul I. in Moskau teil. 1800&#150;1803 war er livländischer Landmarschall und leitete den Reformlandtag 1803. 1802&#150;1821 war Buddenbrock Landrat von Livland, in der Zeit von 1813 bis 1815 auch im russischen Innenministerium in St. Petersburg in Bauernangelegenheiten Livlands als ausgewiesener Kenner der Materie tätig. Ab 1815 in Riga wohnhaft war er ab 1817 Kirchenvorsteher des Wendischen Kreises und an der Ausarbeitung von Gesetzesvorlagen der Provinz wie der Livländischen Bauernverordnung beteiligt." (Wikipedia) * * * Deckel stärker berieben und bestoßen, Titel rückseitig gestempelt, gelegentlich etwas gelbfleckig, einige wenige Anstreichungen, sonst innen gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1250 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oiseaux dores ou a reflets Metalliques.

      Paris: Imprimerie Crapelet for Desray, An XI, 1802 - AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800) and Louis Jean Pierre VIEILLOT (1748-1831). Oiseaux dores ou a reflets Metalliques. Paris: Imprimerie Crapelet for Desray, An XI, 1802 2 volumes. 4to (13 4/8 x 9 6/8 inches). Half-titles with general title of the work, title-pages with volume titles, publisher's forward, list of subscribers and notice to the binder, 190 fine color-printed engraved plates (one folding, 5 double-page), many heightened in gold, by and after Audebert, and printed by Langlois (marginal foxing and staining to text and plates, severest on end leaves and verso of plates, fore-edges of Birds of Paradise plates dampstained). Later green morocco backed, marbled paper boards, gilt (a bit scuffed) Provenance: with the later gift inscription to "Thomas A. Powys on his birthday March 18./60. with the best wishes of his very affecte J.N. & G.C. Fazakerley"; with Charles W. Traylen, his invoice dated 3rd August, 1950, sold to; W.H. Phelps, Esq, Jr.; with Sotheby's 26th June, 1998, lot 554 First edition, limited issue, one of 100 quarto sets printed on papier velin with the captions printed in black, of a total edition of 313, which included 200 folio sets with the plate captions printed in gold, 12 folio sets with the plate captions and the text printed in gold, one set printed in gold on vellum, of "one of the most beautiful books of its era" (Fine Bird Books). Audebert's ambitious color-printing process, first employed in his Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis (1799-1800), is used again with stunning results for Oiseaux dores. Even the gold was applied mechanically to the plumage of the iridescent birds, creating a shimmering effect "like medieval illuminations" (Buchanan). The work was issued in 32 parts over 26 months and is divided into 10 sections. Illustrating the extraordinary beauty of the most spectacular species of hummingbirds, jacamars and birds of paradise. Anker says of the magnificent plates, which are heightened with gold, that the 'colours of the birds and their handsome appearance have evidently been the cause of their selection for inclusion in the book. The plates with the bird portraits are in beautiful colours; in this respect they are among the best colour prints found in ornithology'. The plates were etched by Audebert from his own designs and those of 'les plus belles peintres de Paris et de Londres'; Louis Bouquet assisted with the colouring and Langlois with the printing in oil-colours, and the whole process used in the printing of the plates was invented by Audebert. All the colours were printed from a single plate, and oil paint was substituted for the more common gouache. Originally a miniature painter, Audubert became interested in natural history after meeting Gigot-d'Orex in 1789, a wealthy collector of specimens, who employed him to paint some of them. Tragically Audebert died at the young age of 41, and this is the last book he completed before his death. The text is largely by Vieillot who continued the work using Audebert's notes after the latter's death in 1800. The general title actually appears on the half-titles, each volume treating several genera and having its own title-page: (I) Histoire naturelle et generale des colibris, oiseaux-mouches, jacamars et poromerops; and (II) Histoire naturelle et generale des grimpereaux et des oiseaux de paradis. Audebert died as publication of the text was just beginning. Vieillot was chiefly responsible for the final text, which he based on notes Audebert left behind. Anker 14; Buchanan Nature into Art 105; Fine Bird Books 56; Nissen IVB 47; Ronsil 103 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages à Madagascar, à Maroc, et aux Indes Orientales.

      Prault, Levrault An X (1802) - 3 vol. in-8 de 2 LXIV 322 pp., 2 3 pp. (table) VIII 194 pp. et 1 de 195 à 470 pp. XLI (pagination continue), demi-basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches marbrées. Première édition collective réunissant les trois voyages (Gay 284 - Cordier : Bibliot. Sinica, 2175 - Cox I, p. 392). Avertissement: "J'avois publié, en 1791, le voyage de Madagascar, qui étoit imprimé depuis plusieurs années. Un incident m'avoit privé de la première partie de cet ouvrage, qui renfermoit mon voyage à Maroc et aux Indes orientales. La perte de cette partie importante de mon travail, dont la majeure partie étoit imprimée, m'a engagé deouis à refondre mon manuscrit, et à y ajouter des recherches nouvelles qui pourront peut-être rendre cet ouvrage d'un plus grand intérêt". Astronome français, Rochon fut chargé, en 1768, de reconnaître les îles et les écueils qui séparent les côtes de l'Inde des îles de France et de Bourbon. Embarqué sur la flûte La Normandie, il arriva à l'île de France le 23 juillet de la même année et, de là, à Madagascar où l'intendant Poivre le chargea d'étudier l'île sous tous ses aspects. Il parcourut les Maldives, longea la côte de Malabar en contournant Ceylan et revint à l'île de France. Dans le premier volume, on trouve le voyage à Madascascar, publié en 1791. Le second volume renferme un Vocabulaire Madégasse et la relation du voyage au Maroc. Le troisième volume est consacré aux observations des Indes Orientales, des Sechelles, de la Nouvelle-Zélande et de l'Ile de France (Boucher de la Richarderie I, pp. 260-61). Ben exemplaire accompagné de deux cartes géographiques (Madagascar, Inde orientale), de nombreuses tables astronomiques (7 tableaux en 14 feuillets), et d'une Table générale des matières. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy Translated into English by Robert Thorp.

      A. Strahan for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, London 1802 - The second edition, a good copy in slightly later quarter leather, a bit rubbed at the edges. 19 of the 22 plates present, lacking, 2, 6, and 22, four plates remounted with loss to the corners of two of those, without the half title. Paper browned and spotted in a few places. Overall a good solid copy of a scarce work, a reprint of the 1777 first. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Germany, 1802. Engraved oval portrait, 2 inches round, on a 5 1/2 x 3 inch sheet with an ornamental border. Light wear. Very good. An interesting image of Haitian leader Toussaint L'Ouverture. This small portrait shows him from the shoulders up. He is standing as if in profile, but looks over his shoulder toward the viewer, giving us essentially a full-face image. He wears a military coat and the look on his face is calm, the portrayal dignified. The caption translates loosely as "Toussaint L'Ouverture disturber of the peace in Domingo." Around the time this portrait was made, Toussaint had added Spanish Santo Domingo to his domains, freed the slaves on that half of the island, and organized a new constitution for St. Domingue which declared himself governor of the island for life. Though he had wide popular support, his government was brief and he was captured by deception during a French invasion led by Le Clerc at Napoleon's direction. He died, a prisoner, in France in 1803. An interesting portrait of the famed Haitian leader, an image which we have not encountered before.

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        Musen-Almanach für das Jahr 1802.

      Tübingen, in der Cotta'schen Buchhandlung. (Jena, gedruckt bei Frommann und Wesselhöft). 1802. - 12°. VI, 293 S., 1 S. Druckvermerk. Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Goedeke VI, 11,16 und 38,59. - Köhring 81. - Lanckoronska-Rümann 34f. - Erste Ausgabe des programmatischen Almanachs der Romantik. Von August Wilhelm Schlegel zusammengestellte Anthologie. Tieck trat zwar als Herausgeber auf, musste aber von Schlegel mehrfach dazu aufgefordert werden, endlich seine eigenen Gedichte und die von Novalis aus dem Heinrich von Ofterdingen einzusenden. Nach dem Schiller 1800 seinen letzten Musenalmanach veröffentlicht hatte, in dem auch die beiden Brüder Schlegel Gedichte publizierten, ergab sich die Möglichkeit für die Romantiker, der klassischen Konzeption von Schillers Almanach mit einer neuen, jugendlicheren Dichtung entgegen zu treten. Entsprechend bitter war die Reaktion Schillers, der fand "die Manier dieser Herren und ihre ganze daraus hervorschimmernde Individualität ist mehr so ganz und gar zuwider, dass ich gar nicht dabei verweilen kann". Neben den Gebrüder Schlegel, Tieck, dem unter dem Pseudonym "Bonaventura" schreibenden Schelling waren auch weniger wichtige Autoren wie die Schwester und der Schwager von Tieck und der Bruder von Novalis, Karl von Hardenberg u.a. beteiligt. Der bewusst schmucklos gehaltene Almanach war kein Erfolg. 1805 waren von den 2000 gedruckten Exemplaren fast 1300 unverkauft. - Die Gedichte "Todten-Opfer" von A.W. Schlegel sind hier handschriftlich mit dem Zusatz "für Auguste Böhmer" versehen. - Einband berieben. Rückenkante angebrochen. Durchgehend, am Anfang und am Schluss stärker, gebräunt und fleckig.

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        Voyage au Sénégal pendant les années 1784 et 1785 d'après les mémoires de Lajaille, ancien officier de la Marine Française; Contenant des recherches sur la géographie, la navigation et le commerce de la cote occidentale d'Afrique, depuis le cap blanc jusqu'à la rivièere de Serralione. Avec des notes sur la situation de cette partie de l'Afrique, lusqu'en l'an X (1801 et 1802) parl P. Labarthe. Orné d'une très-belle carte gravée par P. F. Tardieu

      Dentu, 1802. 19 cm, ril. coeva in mezza pelle, tit. in oro al dorso, p. xii, 262, una tavola più volte ripiegata all'antiporta: "Carte de la cote occidentale d'Afrique depuis le Cap Barbasse jusqu'au Cap Tagrin" (aperta cm 65x45)

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        RECUEIL DES CARTES, PLANS, VUES ET Médailles pour servir au Voyage de la Troade

      An X (1802), Paris - Atlas du Voyage de La Troade au format grand in-4, page de titre + 14 pages explication des 37 cartes, plans, vues et médailles, Atlas bien complet, sous cartonnage modeste d'attente de l'époque, dos absent, planches très fraîches, Atlas de la troisième édition fort apprécié, édition la plus recherchée de cette relation de voyage, peu commun, voir photos jointes, c'est avec certitude que notre exemplaire mériterait une belle reliure s'harmonisant avec les volumes de texte.

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      - Nagasaki ca.[1802], Kojudo. Blue decorated printed covers, on yellow paper, 2 red Hanko [seals], sheet size: 68.9 x 47 cm., map size: 64.3 x 45.9 cm., very clean solid and crisp copy, color woodblock printed, an excellent example. *** *** *** . . . AN EARLY WOODBLOCK COLOR MAP OF NAGASAKI . . . A "NEWLY CARVED" MAPF NAGASAKI BAY & DESHIMA . . . DUTCH & CHINESE SHIPPING . * THE MAP: This map shows "SHIN SEN" ["NEWLY CARVED WOODBLOCK"] of Nagasaki Bay and environs, with special attention to Deshima & Chinese Islands where the Dutch and Chinese lived isolated and restricted from the mainland. It also shows the details of Nagasaki city, a lively foreign trading port. . The map clearly illustrates the two most important islands of Deshima and the Chinese. Each island had a bridge connecting it to the mainland, which was guarded by Tokugawa Samurai. Foreigners were forbidden by Japanese law from entering the mainland. . Products such as water & food were brought to the islands, as well as a good number of Japanese prostitutes, all sanctioned by the Shogun. . The Dutch Factory manager was granted audience with the Shogun in Edo once a year. This annual event was to pay homage to the Shogun. . The procession was conducted by the Samurai, as the group walked a very long distance to Edo. In Edo the Dutch representative paid his respects to the Shogun who sat behind a screen. The Dutchman was instructed to speak, dance, walk and perform. . There is a stunning and famous primary account of this by Dr. Engelbert Kaempfer published in 1827, please inquire with us as we have a copy in stock. . The harbor shows two large Dutch sailing vessel under full sail, with the Dutch and several other flags flying in the breeze. A large sea-going Chinese junk in full sail, most likely preparing to get under way. There are also two large Japanese junks moored at the shore line. There are numerous other smaller Japanese junk type vessels in the harbor. . At the corners are four Kanji [Chinese characters used by Japanese] noting North, South, East and West. With two cartouches inset at the lower left. The first showing a distant chart from Nagasaki to foreign countries. The second gives the distance from Nagasaki to other port cities in Japan. All distances are cited in Japanese Rim [miles]. At the extreme left of the cartouche is the Japanese colophon. . The map meticulously shows villages, various sights, shrine & temples, the quay, streets, harbors, beaches, rivers, important Japanese trading houses located on the mainland across from near the Dutch & Chinese residences. Other large Japanese trading company are shown, each street and block is named are labeled. . An historically important, a very decorative map. Earlier maps of Nagasaki are always difficult to find. All in all, a very nice clean example of an early 19th century map of the whole area. . In the colophon it states [we translate]: "Nagasaki is beautiful, flourishing city in a 4 km. square, with mountains in the East, South, North, with a good and large port in the West. There are many Dutch & Chinese merchants." . *** WOODBLOCK PRINTING: This work was printed on two large Deluxe size sheets of Washi [hand-made] paper, joined at the center. This map was printed on extraordinary large size cherry wood blocks, all of which was an expensive and extravagant production. The average woodblock print of the time was printed on a standard sheet ca. 23 x 36 cm. . The map was printed in polychrome: pastel shades of blue, yellow, green with black 'key' block outline. . *** DATING: The map is undated. Most reference books [see below] either lack a date or often cite either 1801 or 1802. We believe this one is the Kyowa 2nd year [1802] edition stated in Kurita, Beans & Kohan. The colophon states publisher's name, without date, all examples and variants of this map were printed in Nagasaki by various publishers. . Our research also found this in a 1977 Japanese dealer's catalogs, he speculates the dates at

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        B 115] Deuxième simphonie concertante pour fort-e-piano et violon obligé, deux violons, deux alto [l], basse, deux clarinettes ou hautbois, et deux cors. Na. On peut executer cette simphonie sans orchestre

      Paris : Pleyel, PN 680, [1802?] - Stimmen. Fehlen Stimmen von Violin-obligé und Alto-2. Titel staubfleckig. RÜcken mit Schnurlöcher. Erstausgabe dieser Fassung. Benton (1326), S. 25. RISM P/PP 2870.

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        An account of a voyage to establish a colony at Port Philip in Bass's Strait,

      on the South Coast of New South Wales : in His Majesty's Ship Calcutta, in the years 1802-3-4 / by J. H. Tuckey, Esq. First Lieutenant of the Calcutta. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; and J.C. Mottley, 1805. First edition. Octavo, original polished calf, gilt-decoration, expertly recased with new spine to style by Aquarius, pp xv (including the half-title), [1], 239, [1] publisher's advertisements; a fine copy. Ferguson, 418. The rare contemporary account of the first, unsuccessful attempt to establish a settlement on the shores of Port Phillip. The expedition, under the command of Lieutenant-Governor Collins, comprised a small force of marines in charge of over 300 convicts, and some 15 families of free settlers. A settlement was initially attempted on the western arm of Corio Bay, but due to the hostility of the Aborigines this was quickly abandoned and the colonists moved across the bay to what is now Sorrento. The settlement was a dismal failure due to a combination of reasons, mainly lack of fresh water, desertion of convicts, and poor morale. Remarkably, the expedition did not explore the Yarra River nor the region around it on which the city of Melbourne was to eventually grow. However, the failure of the Port Phillip settlement is of paramount significance for the history of the colonisation of Van Diemen's Land, as Collins' party sailed south from Port Phillip across Bass Strait, eventually choosing the site of Hobart Town as the second place of European settlement in Tasmania (after Risdon Cove), in February 1804.

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        Auf vieljahrige Erfahrung gegründete Geheimnisse zur Fabrizirung des Rauch- und Schnupftabackes.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig 1802 - Kl. 8°. 64 S. Broschur der Zeit, unbeschnitten. Erste Ausgabe. - Ein Buch für Tabakfabrikanten, -händler sowie -raucher und -schnupfer mit zahlreichen Anleitungen und Rezepten. - Stempel auf Titel. Etwas fleckig. Einband berieben. - Immensack 51 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Collection complète des Tableaux historiques de la Révolution française, composée de cent douze numéros, en trois volumes : le premier contenant les titre, frontispice, l'introduction, les neuf gravures et neuf discours préliminaires depuis l'Assemblée des notables tenue à Versailles le 22 février 1787, jusqu'y compris la fusillade du faubourg St-Antoine le 28 avril 1789, de plus, trente-quatre numéros de l'ouvrage composés de soixante-huit gravures et soixante-huit discours historiques ; le second contenant les titre, frontispice et les numéros trente-cinquième jusqu'au soixante-douzième, composés des discours et gravures soixante-neuvième à cent quarante-quatrième, finissant par le sujet qui a pour titre : Journée mémorable du 18 brumaire an 8 ; le troisième, contenant les titre et frontispice représentant les Droits de l'homme, les Cinq constitutions qui ont régi la France depuis 1791, les portraits de soixante personnages qui ont le plus marqué dans le cours de la Révolution, le Concordat, la proclamation sur la paix générale, le voeu du peuple français pour le Consulat à vie, le Senatus-consulte et la table de l'ouvrage.

      Didot l'aîné, 1802. 3 volumes in-folio plein veau marbré, dos lisse, tranches dorées, filets, dentelles et fleurons, pièces de titre et de tomaison, triple filet sur les plats, roulettes sur les coupes et contreplats. I : (2) ff.- frontispice - VI- 36 pp.- 9 gravures hors-texte - 272 pp. - 68 gravures hors-texte (1 à 68). II : (2) ff.- frontispice - pp. 273 à 580 - 76 gravures hors-texte (de 69 à 144). III : (3) ff. - frontispice - (123) pp. 60 gravures hors-texte. Coiffes absentes, charnières fendillées. Quelques rousseurs marginales sur les planches. Bon exemplaire. Beau tirage, bien complet des 3 frontispices, 153 gravures et 60 portraits sous serpente. Les discours sont de l'abbé Fauchet, Chamfort et Ginguené pour les 25 premières livraisons ; de Pagès pour la suite. "Une succession chronologique d'événements marquants de la Révolution française, présentés chacun par un texte et illustrés par une gravure. Ce recueil ayant été conçu dans la dynamique de l'actualité qu'il relate, avec un décalage plus ou moins long, constitue un exemple remarquable d'écriture et de représentation contemporaine de l'Histoire. Avec leurs contrefaçons hollandaise et allemande, les gravures des Tableaux historiques véhiculèrent ainsi en Europe, à retardement, mais avec une efficacité incontestable, sinon le souffle de la Révolution française, du moins une nouvelle image de la France au seuil du XIXe siècle" (Claudette Hould, Annie Jourdan, Rolf Reichardt et Stéphane Roy, Musée de la Révolution française, RMN, 2002)

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