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        APUNTAMIENTOS PARA LA HISTORIA NATURAL DE LOS QUADRÚPEDOS DEL PARAGÜAY Y RIO DE LA PLATA ESCRITOS POR DON FELIX DE AZARA

      Madrid 1802 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XVIII. Historia natural. Quadrúpedos. Sudamérica. Publicación: Madrid, En la Imprenta de la Viuda de Ibarra, 1802. Descripción física: Cuarto menor (21 cm.) 2 tomos: Tomo primero: 2 hojas, XIII páginas, 318 páginas, 1 hoja. Tomo II: 4 hojas, 328 páginas. Encuadernación plena piel de época con dorados y tejuelo en el lomo. Conservación:Muy buen estado, algunas hojas con ligeras manchas de óxido resto papel muy limpio y fuerte. EnRevisado completo. PBS1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traite des Batiments Propres a Loger les Animaux, qui sont necessaires a l'economie rurale;.

      - Lepizig, Voss 1802. Folio (38x27cm) contemporary quarter calf and mottled boards (rebacked with the original spine preserved); xii,72pp and 50 engraved plates including the frontispiece - plans, elevations etc. Foxing, still a crisp copy. First edition - a German translation appeared a couple of years later - of this handsome, thorough, expert treatise on the architecture of animal husbandry. Heine wrote with an even hand on architecture and rural economy or, as here, both. The book begins with a plan and elevation for a house and estate and continues in sections: stables and all the other varied structures for horses; cows; pigs; sheep; birds, ducks and geese; bees; silkworms; and dogs. The bee and silkworm sections go well beyond architecture and could be self contained monographs on apiculture and sericulture. These are no rustic sheds. These are substantial and considered - quite severe - neo-classical buildings, any one of which would be desirable real estate now. I don't remember another farm building pattern book which insists on applying rules of proportion.

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        Vue de la Forteresse de Kufstein en Tirol. Prise de`l Occident. Cette Forteresse occupée en Vertu du Traité de Luneville par les Troupes de la Republique francoise le 1 Janvier 1801 a été rendue Suivant le même Traité a S M l`Empereur le 11 Avril de la susdite année. Publié a Brixen en Tirol le 1er Novembre 1802 par Bisdomini et Compagno.

      - Pietro Marchioretto pin. - Gaetano Zancon incidit.: 1802 . Kupferstich. Capitaine de Troux del., 38,5 x 50,5 cm (Blattgröße: 48 x 58 cm) Nebehay-Wagner 391, 1,gehört jedoch nicht zur Folge `Große Ansichten von Tirol`). - An zwei Stellen des weissen Randes gering wasserfleckig. Sehr schönes und seltenes Blatt. Versand D: 2,00 EUR Unterinntal, Geroldseck,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gallus]
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        Beschreibung einer Maschine, worauf man sich von Höhen sicher und bequem herunter lassen kann. Leipzig: bey Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngern. 1802. [Bound with:] NEANDER, Johann Christoph. Beschreibung eines Fuhrwerks zur bequemen und leichteren Fortschaffung der Wasser-Tonnen beim Feuerlöschen imgleichen zu Brief-Postwagen, in Fabriken, beim Garten- und Chausseebau, auf Leinwandbleichen, zur Straßenreinigung, und besonders zum Transport des Wassers auf und von Anhöhen vorzüglich brauchbar.

      FIRST EDITIONS. The first work is on a fire escape, by which a person may lower himself down the outside of a building, and the second is a description of a water barrel mounted on wheels for use against fires or for transporting water to wherever it might be needed. The first work is anonymous, and has no preliminary matter other than the title-page. Both are rare, particularly the first.2 works in 1 volume, 4to, 16 pages, 1 stilted engraved plate; 2 leaves, pp. (5)-13, (3), 1 folding engraved plate. Half-title to the second work, old library stamp on title of first work. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, small red morocco label in upper corner of upper cover.

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        Passaic Falls in the State of New Jersey

      London: "... by F. Jukes No. 10 Howland Street and by A. Robertson Columbian Academy Liberty Street New York", 1802. Hand finished colour aquatint engraved by Francis Jukes. Lovely colour aquatint view of Passaic Falls in New Jersey by a noted British artist: one of the earliest views in New Jersey. This view is one of a series of four views executed by the British artist Alexander Robertson during his visit to the United States in 1798, each engraved in London by Francis Jukes. Deák notes that Passaic Falls was "one of the major natural wonders in America that beckoned early artists" and praises the view, which shows a lone fisherman in the foreground, dwarfed by the vertical walls of stone next to the falls, with the rushing torrent in the background. Deak, Picturing America 225; Stokes & Haskell, American Historical Prints E-19.

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        The stocks examined and compared or, a guide to purchasers in public funds. .the Fourth Edition

      London: J.&J. Richardson 1802 - 8vo. (22.5 x 14 cm.). pp.viii+171+[2, ads.]. Uncut in original paper backed grey boards. Arnorial bookplate of Alex. Boswell Esq. of Blackadder. Covers lightly soiled but generally a very nice copy in its original state. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        [Op. 29]. Quintetto Pour 2 Violons, 2 Altos et Violoncelle [Subtitle]: composé et dédié à Monsieur le Comte Maurice de Fries... Oeuv. 29. [Set of parts]

      Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 94]. [December 1802]. Folio. Unbound, as issued. Preserved in a modern full dark green cloth folder with black leather label gilt to spine. [1] (title), 2-13; 9; 8; 8; 8 pp. Engraved. Early signature to title. Slightly browned throughout; repairs to spine of first violin part with slight paper loss. . First Edition. Rare. Kinsky-Halm, p. 71. Hirsch IV, 267. Dorfmüller-Weinhold, p. 211. Hoboken 2, 153. "Between the Op. 18 Quartets and those of Op. 59 lie about six or seven years and the 'Eroica.' A whole world, in Beethoven's terms... The bridge between the two worlds is built of works other than quartets, and the only piece of chamber music for strings belonging to this interim stage is the splendid Quintet in C, Op. 29 (with two violas), which lies nearer to the first than to the second period. This work, which may be in some ways regarded as a crown to Op. 18, is still shamefully neglected. As a whole it has greater breadth and economy of line than even the F major Quartet, Op. 18, No. 1... Although there is a sufficiency of accomplished five-part writing and one gets the strong impression for much of the time that the quintet is... an enriched quartet, Beethoven contrives also to create from time to time an almost orchestral richness and weight, especially in the vividly resourceful 'storm finale." Arnold and Fortune, eds.: The Beethoven Reader, p. 251.

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        String Quintet (op. 29)

      1802 - BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van. Quintetto Pour 2 Violons, 2 Altos et Violoncelle, composé et dédié à Monsieur le Comte Maurice de Fries par L. van Beethoven. Oeuv. 29. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, [1802]. Folio, original separate parts (as issued), first violin part and first viola part respined. $3200.First edition, in parts, of Beethoven’s String Quintet op. 29, fully engraved.The String Quintet op. 29 “quite definitely points to the future and gives and indication of what is to come after 1802. This is one of the transitional works which lies squarely across style boundaries. Few of Beethoven’s works flow as smoothly and easily as the quintet’s first movement; its melodies move from cadence to cadence with a quality of repose that is delightful. The lyric, florid adagio… is a charming inspiration worthy of comparison with the best works of Mozart. [In] the third and fourth movements we see the Beethoven of the future” (Scherman and Biancolli, 206-207). Kinsky-Halm, 70. Each part with faint owner inkstamp. First violin part with 18th-century owner signature of W. Brand.An extremely good copy, handsomely boxed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Schriften. Herausgegeben von FRIEDRICH SCHLEGEL und LUDWIG TIECK. Erster (- Zweiter) Theil. In zwei Bänden.

      in der Buchhandlung der Realschule, Berlin 1802 - Titel, XII, 338 S.; Titel, (1) Bl., 552 S. Lederbände mit Rückenvergoldung, vergoldete Deckelborduren. Erste Ausgabe (Goedeke VI,51,4). – Titel und letztes Bl. von Bd.1 gebräunt, beide Bände etwas stockfleckig. In Bd.2 ist ein Blatt mit der Preisangabe: „(Preis beider Theile: Drey Thaler Sechszehn Groschen.)“. Das Blatt vervollständigt wahrscheinlich als achtes Blatt den 8°-Bogen mit Titel und Vorrede des ersten Bandes. Diese erste Ausgabe wurde in nur 500 Exemplaren gedruckt und ist heute „von bekannter Seltenheit“. Sie ist die erste Buchveröffentlichung NOVALIS', ein Jahr nach seinem Tod von den Freunden FR.SCHLEGEL und TIECK herausgegeben. TIECK leistete die Hauptarbeit, weshalb schon von der zweiten Auflage an sein Name zuerst auf dem Titel genannt wird. Die Erwartung, der erste Teil des Heinrich von Ofterdingen, der nach TIECKs Vorrede den ersten Band bildet, wurde von dem stehenden Satz der Einzelausgabe im gleichen Jahr gedruckt. Der Fragment gebliebene zweite Teil Die Erfüllung und der Bericht TIECKs über die Fortsetzung, wie er sie von NOVALIS selbst und aus Notizen im Nachlass erfahren hat, folgt in Bd.2 bis S.78, danach die Hymnen an die Nacht (Ss.79-108), Vermischte Gedichte (S.109-122), Geistliche Lieder (S.123-158), Die Lehrlinge zu Sais (S. 159-246), schließlich Fragmente vermischten Inhalts ("bilden das geniale, großangelegte Modell eines Denkprozesses, an dem sich Weltbild und Denkstruktur der frühromantischen Epoche exemplarisch studieren lassen." (KNLL 12,529). Außer den Hymnen (zuvor im Athenäum) und den Geistlichen Liedern (einige zuvor in SCHLEGEL/ TIECKs Musenalmanach für 1802) sind alle Texte eines der bedeutendsten Dichters deutscher Sprache hier erstmals gedruckt. Nicht aufgenommen ist das Jugendgedicht Klagen eines Jünglings (Erstdruck 1791; vgl. No.2084). Ein dritter Band erschien erst nach der fünften Auflage 1846. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ryacotta, in the Barramah'l

      London: published Thomas Daniell, 1802. Aquatint by and after Thomas & William Daniell, coloured by hand, on 'Whatman' wove paper. Image size: 16 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches. A very fine view of the Barramah'l region that had just recently been wrested from Tippoo Sultan's grasp when the Daniells visited. "Rayakottai formed part of a chain of military outposts used by Tipu Sultan's forces on their campaigns in the Tamil country. A British flag flying proudly from a lookout halfway up the hill proclaims the recent British victory. Rings of walls encircling the central granite rock at successive levels were clearly visible to the Daniells, but can hardly be traced now" (Martinelli/Michell p.144). The Daniells' Oriental Scenery is considered to be the finest illustrated works on India. Thomas Daniell and his nephew William spent nine years in India making studies, sketches and drawings of the scenery, architecture, and antiquities that graced the countryside. They then devoted a further thirteen years to publishing their remarkably accurate aquatints. In Britain, the impact was explosive. A cult of Indian architecture, landscaping and interior decoration arose, with the Royal Pavilion at Brighton as its centerpiece. The Daniells gave the English public their first accurate look at the exotic sub-continent. Their great achievement still lies in their ability to blend the picturesque with the real, resulting in images that capture the European taste for the sublime landscape, while still remaining faithful to their subjects. The Daniells brought the romance of the English landscape to the antiquities of India and provided England with an accurate vision of this wondrous country. Consisting of one hundred and forty-four views, published in six parts, the work was issued in seven stages: three sets of twenty-four plates titled Oriental Scenery with title dates of 1795, 1797, and 1801; twelve plates titled Antiquities of India dated 1799; twenty-four plates titled Hindoo Excavations dated 1803; twenty-four plates titled Views in Hindoostan dated 1807; and twelve further plates of Antiquities of India published without a title page in 1808. All plates were engraved by the Daniells and all are taken from their drawings save the twenty-four plates of Hindoo Excavations , which are after drawings by James Wales. Abbey Travel II.420 no.88; cf. Lowndes I, p.588; Martinelli/Michell India Yesterday and today ''92 Rayakottai, fort'; cf. RIBA 799-804; cf. Sutton The Daniells (1954) p.156; cf. Tooley 172.

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        Geschichte und topographische Beschreibung der Stadt Wetzlar. 3 Bände. (Bd.1: Hadamar in Komission in der neuen Gelehrten Buchhandlung,1802. Vortitelkupfer mit \"Thilo Kolup\"; gestoch. Titelblatt, 4 unpag. Bll., XII, 1 Bl., 682 Seiten, 3 Bll.mit \"Berichtigungen\" und der gefalt. Kupfer: \"Reichs- Stadt Wetzlar (Abendseite)\". / Bd 2: Wetzlar, gedruckt mit Stockischen Schriften, 1806. Tbl., 2 Bll., 842 S. (Erster Theil und zweyter Theil welcher die älteste und die mittlere Geschichte der Stadt begreifet.) Bd.3: \" Dritter Theil welcher die Topographie der Stadt enthält.\" Wetzlar, gedruckt mit Stockischen Schriften, 1810. XVI,384 S. + \"Urkundenbuch\": 224 S. + Register...160 S.

      Hadamar, Wetzlar, 1802, 1806, 1810. Verschiedene Einbände. (Halbleder, schöner, zeitgen. Pappband, einfach. zeitg. Pappband) Mit normalen Lese- bzw. Gebrauchsspuren. Stempel im Vorsätzen, bzw. kl.St.a.d.Tbl. und St. im Innendeckel. Papier angebräunt, Tbl. im 2. Band leicht angeschmutzt. Verschiedene Einbände. Karte \"Grundriss der Stadt Wetzlar\", im 3. Band fehlt wohl. (Neu, einheitlich, bzw. nach Kundenwunsch gebunden, z.B. Halbleder: € 1.150,-) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        History of the Union of the Kingdoms of Great-Britain and Ireland ; with an Introductory Survey of Hibernian Affairs, traced from the Times of Celtic Colonisation. [With an Appendix: "The Act of the British Parliament for an Union with Ireland"].

      Printed fro the Author by S. Hamilton (Falcon Court in Fleet Street) and sold by G. Kearsley,, London, 1802 - First Edition. London, Printed fro the Author by S. Hamilton (Falcon Court in Fleet Street) and sold by G. Kearsley, 1802. Octavo. II, 522 pages plus 6 pages Index. Hardcover / Fantastic, recent half leather binding with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of mild foxing. 19th century's preowners name in ink on the titlepage: "J. Gould - Stoford, 1833". Extremely scarce ! Sprache: English Excellent condition with only minor signs of mild foxing. 19th century's preowners name in ink on the titlepage: "J. Gould - Stoford, 1833". Extremely scarce ! Hardcover / Fantastic, recent half leather binding with gilt lettering on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        A COLLECTION OF ALL THE PUBLIC AND PERMANENT ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF KENTUCKY WHICH ARE NOW IN FORCE, ARRANGED AND DIGESTED ACCORDING TO THEIR SUBJECTS; TOGETHER WITH ACTS OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO LAND TITLES, THE RECOVERY OF RENTS, AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF LEARNING

      Frankfort, 1802. 12mo. Original calf, hinges broken, rubbed. Tears and chipping to fore edge of first seven leaves. Tearing and partial loss to pp.263-264, provided in photostatic facsimile. Light tanning and foxing throughout. Good. In a yellow cloth clamshell box. An early compilation of the laws of Kentucky, preceded only by the 1799 LAWS OF KENTUCKY printed in Lexington. Toulmin, Secretary to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, states in the preface that this volume was published in order to provide easier access to the numerous laws passed by the legislature. "The very confused and undigested state in which the acts of the Legislature of Kentucky have hitherto remained, rendered an arranged collection of them highly necessary both to professional gentlemen and to the public at large. The immethodical manner in which the annual volume of laws is published, is by no means favourable to the ease or information of the reader; but when the acts of ten or twelve sessions are bound up together, just as they happened to be printed, the perplexity which attends a reference to them is disgusting in the highest degree. To remedy this inconvenience, the editor of the following work has distributed the acts of assembly into a variety of classes." The laws of Kentucky are organized into fourteen separate sections including laws relating to boundaries, the United States, the General Assembly, revenue, land titles, courts of justice, and domestic concerns. Laws regarding "agriculture, manufacturing, navigation, and commerce" and "the promotion of knowledge" are also recorded. This volume also includes a table of legal phrases, a summary of criminal law, and acts of the Virginia Assembly relating to rents.

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

      Frankfurt am Mayn Friedrich Wilmans 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 Versand D: 9,00 EUR Reise Italien

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        Reizen naar de Kaap de Goede Hoop, Ierland en Noorwegan

      Haarlem: Francois Bohn, 1802-03. Hardcover. Fine. 3 volumes bound into single codex. xii, 274, x, 348, xx, 232, [4]p. 21.5 cm. Dutch language. Includes 4 foldout plates, 1 foldout chart, 1 table, and 1 figure. Spine rebacked in leather. Original marble boards with some wear and tear at edges and corners. Some foxing but most pages clean. Text unmarked. Fine condition. Cornelio de Jong (1760-183?) was a travel writer of the age of enlightenment who got into legal trouble and was banished from England until 1814. This is one of his travel books, written in Dutch but translates as "Voyages to the Cape of Good Hope, Ireland and Norway. Originally published in three volumes, the book was at some point rebound into a single volume.

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        Voyage à la Louisiane, et sur le continent de l'Amérique septentrionale, fait dans les années 1794 à 1798

      1802 - de VIII, 382 pp. et une Paris, Dentu, 1802, in-8, de VIII, 382 pp. et une carte dépliante, cartonnage bleu de l'époque à la Bradel, Edition originale publiée au moment où la Louisiane fut vendue à la France, il contient un long et intéressant historique ainsi les vocabulaires des Indiens Dakota et Chippeway. L'ouvrage contient d'intéressants détails sur la nature du sol , les productions de commerce et d'industrie du pays, il retrace les guerres des Français contre les Anglais et les indigènes. Baudry des Lozières analyse avec finesse et précision les circonstances historiques et actuelles de la Louisiane ; il s'étend sur ses ressources en blé, en vin, légumes et gibier ainsi que sur l' ornithologie, ichtyologie et entomologie ; il décrit la culture du tabac et les habitudes des louisianais. La carte gravée hors texte par L. Collin va du Canada au golfe du Mexique. Exemplaire à grandes marges, bien conservé ; réparation marginale à un feuillet [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Winged Passion Flower

      Botanical print, original (1802). From the publication "Temple of Flora", 1798-1807. Coloured plate, engravid in Aquatint. London. Engraved by Warner. 51 x 40 cm. Passepartout. Good condition

      [Bookseller: C. Hagelstamin antikvaarinen kirjakauppa]
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        Elementi di cavallerizza.

      Pietro Agnelli,, Milano, 1802 - In 4° (mm 255x190). Bella antiporta raffigurante l'autore con un magnifico destriero, 1 c.non numerata., pagg. 226, 7 tavole di cui 6 a doppia pagina, incise in rame. Mezza pelle coeva con angoli. Titolo in oro al dorso con fregi eseguiti a piccoli ferri, piatti in cartone decorato, tagli a spruzzo. Edizione originale, rara di questa celebre opera di equitazione; in essa suddivisa in tre parti, si discute di "Elementi di cavallerizza, lezioni equestri, sul nutrimento ed istruzione de' poledri, sul cavalcare e varie andature; infine vi è l'epilogo e la risposta dell'autore a un suo amico.Federigo Mazzuchelli (1757-1830 ca) nobile bresciano, fu vicino alle idee illuministe di Pietro Verri e Cesare Beccaria di cui fu frequentatore in Milano; fece lunghi viaggi attraverso l'Europa in Francia, Inghilterra, Polonia e Russia. Ricoprì importanti cariche politiche nella Repubblica Bresciana prima (1797) e nella Cisalpina poi, ma presto, deluso dagli esiti dell'esperienza giacobina, si ritirò a vita privata. E' in questo periodo che iniziò a dedicarsi alla teorizzazione dell'arte dell'equitazione, nella quale era espertissimo, passione che si concretizzò nella nostra edizione "Elementi di cavallerizza" che tre anni dopo ampliò con varie aggiunte. Bell'esemplare su carta forte, saltuario piccolo alone alla piega centrale e parzialmente slegate in basso poche pagine alla fine del testo. Legatura con piccoli difetti agli spigoli e lievi abrasioni ai piatti

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        TRAVELS THROUGH SWEDEN, FINLAND, AND LAPLAND, TO THE NORTH CAPE, IN THE YEARS 1798 AND 1799

      London: Joseph Mawman, 1802. First Edition. Hardcover. The map is detached and has a short closed tear with little effect on the image. Scattered staining and foxing but generally clean. Bindings rubbed but the covers are tight. Very Good. Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10") volumes in contemporary tree calf leather with gilt-lettered red morocco spine labels. Illustrated with 16 engravings and a large folding map. Acerbi was an Italian naturalist and composer. His record of travels in Scandinavia describes the customs of the people and detailed observations on natural history. Much of the second volume concerns Lapland where he visited remote areas described here.

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        Costituzioni dell Accademia dei Rinnovati. e Ordini da osservarsi dai signori Accademici deputati all ispezione serale del teatro

      Rossi s.d. (1802), Siena - Legatura coeva in cartonato rivestito da carta litografata policroma. Le prime due opere in carta azzurra e, al frontespizio della prima, una vedutina di Siena in tondo. Ottimo esemplare a pieni margini accompagnato da una lettera manoscritta di presentazione e da un foglio volante (Ordini da osservarsi.) di cm. 59x45 stampato su carta azzurra con una incisione al centro, identica a quella della prima opera. 4to (cm. 28,2), VIII-39 pp. (segue)Catalogo dei sigg. Accademici rinnovati possessori dei palchi nel Teatro grande viventi nel corrente mese di maggio 1802, da p. 41 a p. 46 (segue) Catalogo dei sigg. Accademici. viventi nel corrente mese di luglio 1812, 4 cc.nn. (segue) Riforme e aggiunte alle Costituzioni.deliberate nel 19 febbrajo 1818., 8 pp. (si unisce sciolto) Riforme e aggiunte. deliberate nell adunanza generale del dì 16 settembre 1834., 2 cc.nn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ueber Johann Sebastian Bachs Leben, Kunst und Kunstwerke. Für patriotische Verehrer echter musikalischer Kunst.

      Leipzig, Hoffmeister und Kühnel (Bureau de Musique), 1802. - Ca. 23 x 19,5 cm. X Seiten, 69 Seiten. Mit gestochenem Porträt von F. W. Nettling nach Haußmann als Frontispiz und 2 gestochenen Notenstücken auf einer Doppeltafel. Erste Ausgabe. Die früheste selbständige Bach-Biographie, die zu den wichtigsten Quellenwerken über Bachs Leben zählt. "Wie in der allgemeinen Geistesgeschichte als letzter Vertreter der Aufklärung und erster moderner Musikwissenschaftler, so nimmt Forkel auch als Bach-Biograph eine Schlüsselstellung ein als letzter, der noch aus der unmittelbaren Überlieferung der ihm befreundeten ältesten Bachsöhne schöpft und als erster, der die kommende Wiederentdeckung Bachs durch die Romantik vorbereiten hilft." (MGG 4, S. 517 ff.). Wolffheim II, 400. Einband etwas berieben. Schönes Exemplar mit dem meist fehlenden Porträt Bachs von Friedrich Wilhelm Nettling nach Elias Gottlob Haußmann. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        RETURN OF THE WHOLE NUMBER OF PERSONS WITHIN THE SEVERAL DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES: ACCORDING TO "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SECOND CENSUS OR ENUMERATION OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE UNITED STATES," PASSED FEBRUARY THE 28th, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED

      Washington, 1802. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Wrappers lightly rubbed. Near fine. The octavo edition of the complete returns of the second American census (the first to be printed by official order), following the very rare folio edition of the previous year. When the delegates of the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia in 1787, the population of America was a great unknown. Aside from the expected reduction in the male population due to the recent war, hoards of Loyalists had fled to Canada, while throughout the 1780s large numbers of families sought new opportunities in the frontier along the Ohio. These dramatic shifts, combined with a known but unquantified increase in the number of births per annum, created a definite need for some sort of official count. Under Madison's leadership six categories were determined for the first American census of 1790: heads of family, free white males over sixteen, free white males under sixteen, free white females, other free persons, and slaves. Despite the usual hesitancy of the people to offer such personal information to government officials, the effort was a resounding success; but due to rapid growth and increased contact with Indians, it was clear that the next census would require even more statistical enumeration. In early 1800, Congress passed an act mandating a new census. The present effort contains a new layer of schedules, including places of residence, new age group brackets for free white males and females, and, most importantly, the qualification that untaxed Indians be left off the roll of "other free persons." All of the states are represented, as well as the aforementioned territories and other regions such as the eastern and western districts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the District of Columbia, here noted as part of Virginia. Such luminaries as Thomas Jefferson and Timothy Dwight of Yale called for even more specific information such as economic standing, occupation, and distinctions between immigrant and natural-born free people; but Congress, for now, ignored their appeals. The total population, with corrections, is given as just over 5.3 million. A most important record of the growth of the United States, at a key moment in the history of American demography.

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        THE NEW AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR; BEING AN EPITOME OF NAVIGATION...THE WHOLE EXEMPLIFIED IN A JOURNAL, KEPT FROM BOSTON TO MADEIRA, IN WHICH ALL THE RULES OF NAVIGATION ARE INTRODUCED

      Newburyport, 1802. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked, original richly gilt backstrip laid down, gilt leather label. Folding map neatly repaired along vertical folds and at lower margin, but with no loss of printed area. Contemporary ownership notes on endpapers. Modern bookplate on front pastedown. Text age-toned throughout, scattered foxing. Overall a good to very good copy, in original condition. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase, leather labels. The scarce first edition of the first accurate American navigational guide, a landmark work in its field. Most copies were used to pieces, hence the scarcity of decent copies. "The first complete epitome of practical navigation for the common man....Often termed the greatest book in all the history of navigation, this intellectual achievement of our early culture was indispensable to the maritime and commercial expansion of the nineteenth century" - GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED. Bowditch was originally hired by Blunt to revise John Hamilton Moore's NEW PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR, first published by Blunt with Bowditch's additions in 1799. Proficient in several languages, with a good amount of sailing experience, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Bowditch added much to the work in the way of additional information. He contributed so much in the way of revisions, that he decided to completely redo the book, publishing it in 1802 with a new title and with Bowditch listed as the author. It is a fundamentally important work on the art of navigation, with scores of tables and diagrams, and a wealth of practical (naturally) information. The whole history of the Bowditch NAVIGATOR is told exhaustively in John Campbell's HISTORY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE NEW AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR (Salem, 1964). Campbell identifies eight different imprints for the first edition (all listing different regional booksellers) and does not hazard to officially assign priority. The present copy bears contemporary ownership inscriptions on the endpapers and a note reading "March the 14th 1810 lying in Funchal," indicating that an early owner of this copy might have been engaged in trans- Atlantic trade in the early 19th century.

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        The History of New South Wales, .

      - London, for M. Jones 1802. Octavo half calf (rubbed,extremities worn); engraved title & 20 illustrations on 14 plates (all handcoloured). Bound as usual without half title & directions leaves. Browned and spotted as often, a decent copy. First edition and clearly bound from the parts but the title has Parramatta spelt correctly (this is one for the issue mongers); leaves G3, Q3 & 3M4 are cancels as in Abbey's copy (565). It seems that one could devote a lifetime to collecting variant copies of this. Whoever wrote Barrington's other books the author of this seems to have been an unwitting David Collins (it's not relevant but Barrington was declared insane by the end of 1800), making sort of true its claim to be the first true history of the country. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Musen-Almanach, für das Jahr 1802.

      Tübingen: in der Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 12mo (16cm; 6.25"). vi, 293, [1] pp.. 1802 Poetry, including lyric poetry by the two editors and such others as "Inhumanus," "Sophie B[ernhardi]," "Bonaventura," "Mnioch," and "Novalis." Bonaventura was the pseudonym of Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling and Novalis the pseudonym of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg; the latter's two poems were from his as then unpublished novel, Heinrich von Ofterdingen. This is => the first issue of Schlegel & Tieck's literary annual, patterned on the original Musen-Almanach (1796?-1800) of Schiller, to which both were contributors. They broke with Schiller's adherence to the "old" and championed Romanticism in their publication. => All of the poems are early entrants in the German Romantic movement. Besides being the title of both those annuals, "Musen-Almanach" is a long-established genre term for these literary annuals published in Germany from ca. 1770 to the middle of the 19th century. Original publisher's wrappers with printed paper spine label, grey-green outside, light blue inside; dust-soiled with spine darkest. Uncut and partially unopened, with occasional light foxing (only). A very good copy.

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        Travels in Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark.

      London, T. Cadell, jun., and W. Davies, 1802. 5 Bände - The fifth edition. XV (1), 404 S. mit 3 gest. Ansichten und 3 gefalt. Karten bzw. Plänen / 5 nn. S. 374 S. mit 5 Kupfertafeln (1 zusätzlich) und 1 gest. Faltplan von St. Peterburg / 4 nn. S., 404 S. mit 1 gest. Tafel und 3 gest. Karten, davon 2 gefalt. / 4 nn. S., 367 S. mit 4 gest. Ansichten auf Tafeln, 3 Karten, 1 gefalt. Tabelle, 1 gefalt. genealog. Tafel / 4 nn. S., 283 (1), 28 nn. S. (Index) mit 5 gest. Karten und Plänen und 1 gefalt. genealog. Tafel. 8°, Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgpr. RTitel und reichhalt. vergold. Dekor auf den Deckeln Einbände etw. bestossen, Deckel berieben, Rücken erneuert, Stempel auf Titel verso und letzter S., in Bd. 1 fehlt das \"Specimen of Russian print\"; nur wenig fleckig, im Schnitt etw. stärker. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        VOYAGE A LA LOUISIANE, ET SUR LE CONTINENT DE L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, FAIT DANS LES ANNÉES 1794 A 1798; CONTENANT UN TABLEAU HISTORIQUE DE LA LOUISIANE

      Paris, 1802. Half title. Contemporary three-quarter calf and boards, black gilt morocco label. Front hinge slightly cracked, spine with minute worming. Internally bright and clean. Near fine. One of the classic early views of Louisiana at the beginning of the 19th century. It has been suggested that this work was written when it was first thought that Louisiana would be returned to France, in an effort to demonstrate its importance as a colony. While less a work of personal observation than a collection of contemporary data and reports, the text includes some discussion of Texas, the resident Indian tribes and their languages, accounts of slavery and colonial administration, etc.

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        Friedrich Hohe(1802-1870). Die Osteria, nach Peter von Hess, Litho

      - Friedrich Hohe (1802 Bayreuth-München 1870). Die Osteria, nach Peter von Hess (1792 Düsseldorf – München 1871). 1828 . Lithographie auf Papier. -- Beschreibung: -- Lithographie auf Papier. Unterhalb der Darstellung bezeichnet: "Gemalt von Peter Hess." und "Gezeichnet von Friedrich Hohe" und "Die Osteria. Das Original von derselben Grösse gehört dem Herrn C. A. von Vogel auf Ascholding in München. Zu haben bei Ioh. Velten in Carlsruhe 1828.". -- Größe/Size: -- Papier: 55,1 x 69 cm. -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt guter Zustand, im weißen Rand mit kleineren restaurierten Einrissen. -- Weitere Beschreibung: -- Die von Peter von Hess hier darstellte Osteria wird es so wohl nie gegeben haben. Sie ist ein vollkommenes Idealbild, das sich mehr nach dem Wunsch als nach der Wirklichkeit richtet. Italien erscheint hier so, wie es sich das Publikum in Deutschland erträumte: rustikal, herzlich, einfach und ehrlich. Der Text über dem Torbogen bringt dies auf den Punkt: „Guter Wein, wunderbare Küche". Mehr braucht man nicht zu wissen. Hess komponiert sein Gemälde daher auch aus verschiedensten Versatzstücken, die sich zwar zusammenfügen, aber dennoch ihren Fragmentcharakter beibehalten, ganz so wie die einzelnen architektonischen Elemente, aus denen das Haus zusammengefügt ist. Entscheidend ist, dass möglichst viele Teile jenen Idealcharakter des italienischen Lebens repräsentieren. So gestellt dieses Bühnenstück also auch wirken mag: gerade dies ist die Intention des Bildes. Es hätte seinen Sinn verfehlt, wenn es in einer Realitätswiedergabe aufgehen würde. Gerade diese Idee macht das Bild so spannend in einer Zeit, in der sich das Bürgertum stark emanzipiert und seinen eigenen Idealvorstellungen Ausdruck verschafft.

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        Iris Pallida

      Paris: Imprimerie de Didot jeune, 1802. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Langlois jeune. 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 in Les Liliacées from which this work comes. Les Liliacées is 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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        NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA WITH AN APPENDIX

      H. Sprague, Boston 1802 - A 20th century rebind in half-morocco over brown cloth; spine with raised bands and gilt titiling. This copy with the frontispiece which has been trimmed around the edges, and is mounted on a new leaf, and with the folding map of Virginia as issued, as well as all charts, in text and folding, as issued. Previous owner foil monogram stamp attrached to the rear pastedown. Near Fine binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Schriften. Erster und Zweiter Teil. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Schlegel und Ludwig Tieck.

      Berlin. Buchhandlung der Realschule, 1802. - 2, kl.8°. 16,0 x 10,0 cm. 1 Bl., XII, 338 S.,/. Seiten, Goedeke VI, 51, 4. In gutem Zustand. die Lederrücken etwas berieben, die Lederecken bestoßen, die Kopfschnitte leicht angestaubt, jeweils Name auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz, die Vorsätze in den Rändern etwas leimschattig, die Buchblöcke nur in den Rändern teils leicht braunfleckig, insgesamt schönes Exemplar der höchst seltenen Ausgabe in reizenden Einbänden. Erste Ausgabe eines der wichtigsten Bücher der deutschen Romantik, dessen bekannte Seltenheit sich dadurch erklären läßt, daß zu der Zeit weder der Dichter selbst, der schon tot war, noch die beiden Herausgeber bekannt genug waren, um eine große Auflage des Buches zu rechtfertigen. Es enthält "Heinrich von Ofterdingen", in dem sein vollständiges Programm der romantischen Schule hervortritt. Einige der anmutigsten weltlichen Lieder von Novalis sind in diesem Romanfragment enthalten, so das Bergmannslied (S.151), Lob des Weines (S. 222)., Seitenzahlen des 2. Bandes: (1) Bl., XII, 552 S., Halbleder der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung, Dreiseitenrotschnitt, Hardcover in Halbleder, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View of London, with the Improvement of its Port

      London: William Daniell, 1802. Hand-coloured aquatint, painted and engraved by Daniell, with black ink-ruled border to the image and grey/green wash border, on card. (Occasional marginal soiling to border). A wonderful and very rare image of London: separately issued in an effort to publicize George Dance's scheme for the redevelopment of the heart of London This imaginary view is of the Thames looking east from a vantage point somewhere above present-day Southwark Bridge: it shows what this artery through the greatest city in the world would have looked like if George Dance's suggestions had been adopted. His scheme, presented by him in his capacity as surveyor to the City of London, retained a number of the existing landmarks, but called for the creation of a number of others: the most obvious features are the white column of Sir Christopher Wren's Monument to the 1666 Great Fire of London (in the left foreground), in the middle of the mid-ground the white walls of the Tower of London and in the centre foreground the revolutionary double-bridge replacement for London Bridge. The sub-title describes Dance's suggested improvements, noting that this view was "submited to the Select Comittee of the Honourable House of Commons, by Mr. Dance, exhibiting the proposed Double Bridge intended for the passage of Ships, by the alternate elevation of a draw bridge in either of the two bridges, whilst an uninterrupted way over the other is afforded at all times for carriages and foot-passengers, without impeding the navigation, and without the necessity of such elevated arches as the height of Ships' masts require - also the proposed Embankment and enlargement of the Legal Quays, and the new Custom-house in the centre of a line of Warehouses extending to the Tower, to and from which goods would be conveyed by carts on the level of the area round the Monument, without encumbering the quays - the Monument, that noble column, created by the immortal Sir Christopher Wren, is seen in the focus of an extensive amphitheatrical area on the north side of the Thames, and the proposed Naval Trophy in the centre of a semicircular range of buildings on the south side of the river. Painted & Engraved by William Daniell - The Picture in the posession of George Dance Esqr." Cf. T.Sutton The Daniells (1954) p.112-113 and 162.

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        Op. 29]. Quintetto Pour 2 Violons, 2 Altos et Violoncelle [Subtitle]: composé et dédié à Monsieur le Comte Maurice de Fries. Oeuv. 29. [Set of parts]

      Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 94] [December 1802], Leipsic - First Edition. Rare. Kinsky-Halm, p. 71. Hirsch IV, 267. Dorfmüller- Weinhold, p. 211. Hoboken 2, 153. "Between the Op. 18 Quartets and those of Op. 59 lie about six or seven years and the 'Eroica.' A whole world, in Beethoven's terms. The bridge between the two worlds is built of works other than quartets, and the only piece of chamber music for strings belonging to this interim stage is the splendid Quintet in C, Op. 29 (with two violas), which lies nearer to the first than to the second period. This work, which may be in some ways regarded as a crown to Op. 18, is still shamefully neglected. As a whole it has greater breadth and economy of line than even the F major Quartet, Op. 18, No. 1. Although there is a sufficiency of accomplished five-part writing and one gets the strong impression for much of the time that the quintet is. an enriched quartet, Beethoven contrives also to create from time to time an almost orchestral richness and weight, especially in the vividly resourceful 'storm finale." Arnold and Fortune, eds.: The Beethoven Reader, p. 251. Folio. Unbound, as issued. Preserved in a modern full dark green cloth folder with black leather label gilt to spine. [1] (title), 2-13; 9; 8; 8; 8 pp. Engraved. Early signature to title. Slightly browned throughout; repairs to spine of first violin part with slight paper loss. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The anatomy of the brain explained in a series of engravings

      London: C. Whittingham for T. N. Longman . . ., 1802. One of Bell?s Most Beautiful Works Bell, Charles (1774-1842). The anatomy of the brain, explained in a series of engravings. 4to. vii, 87pp. 12 stipple-engraved (possibly combined with aquatint) plates, numbered I-XII; the first 11 hand-colored; drawn by Charles Bell and engraved by Thomas Medland, Freeman, John Stewart and William Archibald. Plates I-X printed in colors as well as colored by hand. London: C. Whittingham for T. N. Longman and O. Rees; T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. 297 x 232 mm. Later quarter calf, marbled boards, hinges cracking, light edgewear. Minor offsetting from plates, light toning but very good. First Edition. Charles Bell was one of the foremost British anatomists of the 19th century. His anatomical researches resulted in several important milestones, and he played an important part in the discovery of the Bell-Magendie law describing the discrete functions of the sensory and motor nerves. Bell was trained in art as well as in medicine, and his twelve plates illustrating the structure of the brain are among the most beautiful in neuroanatomy. Plate I is important for its accurate portrayal of the cerebral gyri. The plates have been described as aquatints, but upon examination, most of the work appears to have been produced by stipple-engraving. Clarke & Dewhurst, An Illustrated History of Brain Function, p. 87. Gordon-Taylor, Sir Charles Bell, 4. Norman 168.

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        Poems written chiefly in retirement. The Fairy of the Lake, a dramatic romance; Effusions of relative and social feeling: and Specimens of the Hope of Albion; or, Edwin of Northumbria: an epic poem. With a prefatory memoir of the life of the author; and notes and illustrations of Runic mythology. (3rd edn.)

      Hereford: Printed by W.H. Parker. 1802 - Engr. front. (?Cerrig-Enion?) after Sutherland. Contemp. half calf, spine with devices in gilt; rubbed, leading hinge beginning to split. A good sound copy, internally clean & fresh. Two editions appeared in 1801, one with a London imprint, one with a Hereford imprint, probably both printed in Hereford; of this 3rd edn, only four copies on Copac: Birmingham, Manchester, UCL, Oxford. The prefatory memoir occupies xlviii pages, and ?The Fairy of the Lake? 92pp. The ?Effusions? consist of 34 poems, written between 1785 and 1800. As with all of Thelwall?s works, this is a scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Heinrich Bürkel (1802 Pirmasens-München 1869). Bauer vom Schliersee. Bleistift a

      - Heinrich Bürkel (1802 Pirmasens-München 1869). Bauer vom Schliersee. Bleistift auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Bleistift auf Papier. unten mittig bezeichnet: "Schliersee", oben rechts undeutlich bezeichnet, auf der Unterlage bezeichnet: "Bürkel in München". -- Maße: -- Papier: 20,5 x 16,3 cm. 20,5 x 16,3 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt gut, leichte restaurierte Flecken oben links. -- Beschreibung: --

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        Debates in the Senate of the United States on the Judiciary, during the First Session of the Seventh Congress; Also, the Several Motions, Resolutions, and Votes, taken upon that Momentous Subject; and a complete list of the yeas and nays, as entered on the journals

      Philadelphia: For E. Bronson, printed by Thos. Smith, 1802. Hardcover. Near Fine -. [2], 324 p.; 21 cm. Modern binding; black spine label with gilt-tooled spine title; flax paper dyed brown with aniline dye over acid-free boards. Caption title: Debate on the Judiciary Bill. Perforated stamp of the Wilmington Institute Free Library on first 3 leaves. Early American Imprints, ser. 2 (Shaw & Shoemaker), 3273; Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law, 1058. Bronson's account of the debates in the U.S. Senate beginning on Jan. 4, 1802, leading to the vote to repeal the Judiciary Act of 1801, which had reorganized and expanded federal jurisdiction. A supporter of the Federalist Party, Enos Bronson (1774-1823) published the Gazette of the United States from 1801 to 1804, and, with Elihu Chauncey, The United States' Gazette for the Country from 1804 to 1818. In Near Fine- Condition: chipping to fore-edges of first two leaves; minor foxing and browning; otherwise, clean and tight.

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        A Collection of All the Public and Permanent Acts of the General Assembly of Kentucky which are now in force, arranged and digested according to their subjects; Together with Acts of Virginia relating to Land Titles, the Recovery of Rents, and the Encouragement of Learning.

      Printed by William Hunter, Frankfort 1802 - lxvi,85,(86)-(93),86-188,(189)-(190),189-507,[2]pp. Original calf, hinges broken, rubbed. Tears and chipping to fore edge of first seven leaves. Tearing and partial loss to pp.263-264, provided in photostatic facsimile. Light tanning and foxing throughout. In a yellow cloth clamshell box. A Pioneering Compilation: The 1802 Laws of Kentucky An early compilation of the laws of Kentucky, preceded only by the 1799 Laws of Kentucky printed in Lexington. Toulmin, Secretary to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, states in the preface that this volume was published in order to provide easier access to the numerous laws passed by the legislature. "The very confused and undigested state in which the acts of the Legislature of Kentucky have hitherto remained, rendered an arranged collection of them highly necessary both to professional gentlemen and to the public at large. The immethodical manner in which the annual volume of laws is published, is by no means favourable to the ease or information of the reader; but when the acts of ten or twelve sessions are bound up together, just as they happened to be printed, the perplexity which attends a reference to them is disgusting in the highest degree. To remedy this inconvenience, the editor of the following work has distributed the acts of assembly into a variety of classes." The laws of Kentucky are organized into fourteen separate sections including laws relating to boundaries, the United States, the General Assembly, revenue, land titles, courts of justice, and domestic concerns. Laws regarding "agriculture, manufacturing, navigation, and commerce" and "the promotion of knowledge" are also recorded. This volume also includes a table of legal phrases, a summary of criminal law, and acts of the Virginia Assembly relating to rents. American Imprints Inventory (Kentucky) 157; Shaw & Shoemaker 486. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A COLLECTION OF ALL THE PUBLIC AND PERMANENT ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF KENTUCKY WHICH ARE NOW IN FORCE, ARRANGED AND DIGESTED ACCORDING TO THEIR SUBJECTS; TOGETHER WITH ACTS OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO LAND TITLES, THE RECOVERY OF RENTS, AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF LEARNING.

      Frankfort: Printed by William Hunter, 1802. - lxvi,85,(86)-(93),86-188,(189)-(190),189-507,[2]pp. 12mo. Original calf, hinges broken, rubbed. Tears and chipping to fore edge of first seven leaves. Tearing and partial loss to pp.263-264, provided in photostatic facsimile. Light tanning and foxing throughout. Good. In a yellow cloth clamshell box. An early compilation of the laws of Kentucky, preceded only by the 1799 LAWS OF KENTUCKY printed in Lexington. Toulmin, Secretary to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, states in the preface that this volume was published in order to provide easier access to the numerous laws passed by the legislature. "The very confused and undigested state in which the acts of the Legislature of Kentucky have hitherto remained, rendered an arranged collection of them highly necessary both to professional gentlemen and to the public at large. The immethodical manner in which the annual volume of laws is published, is by no means favourable to the ease or information of the reader; but when the acts of ten or twelve sessions are bound up together, just as they happened to be printed, the perplexity which attends a reference to them is disgusting in the highest degree. To remedy this inconvenience, the editor of the following work has distributed the acts of assembly into a variety of classes." The laws of Kentucky are organized into fourteen separate sections including laws relating to boundaries, the United States, the General Assembly, revenue, land titles, courts of justice, and domestic concerns. Laws regarding "agriculture, manufacturing, navigation, and commerce" and "the promotion of knowledge" are also recorded. This volume also includes a table of legal phrases, a summary of criminal law, and acts of the Virginia Assembly relating to rents. AII (KENTUCKY) 157. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 2486.

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        Uiber Truhten und Truhtensteine, Barden und Bardenlieder, Feste, Schmäuse etc. und Gerichte der Teutschen.

      - Nebst Urkunden. Erstausg. Gotha, in der Ettingerschen Buchhandlung, 1802. 8 Bll., 368, 87 u. 2 Bll., mit gest. Frontispiz, 2 Textkupfern (S.43 u. 51), u. Textfig. (u.a. Runen) in Holzschnitt, 8°, Priv. Pappband mit Rückenschild Gelistet in: Emil Hubricht "Buchweiser für das völkisch-religiöse Schrifttum und dessen Grenzgebiete" (Freiberg i.S. 1934); Hayn-Gotendorf VI, 448: "S.254-280: Von Frauen, schönen Frauen u. Frauenhäusern - mit pikanten historischen Thatsachen u. reichem Commentar, auch alten poet. Citaten." - Das Kupfer zum Titel zeigt den Berg Nipf im Ries, das Frauenkloster Marien-Kirchheim u. die Ruine von Schloß Flogberg [Forchberg]. - Inhalt: Von den Teutschen, ihrem Gottesdienst, Truhten, Barden u. Schkalden; Von den teutschen hohen Festen oder Hochzeiten (u.a. Von der Feyer in heiligen Haynen u. Helgadomen, Vom Ostarfest, Erdenfest oder dem Kriegs: Neujahr-zugleich Reichstag, Wahlburg, Meyfahrt, Meyfest; Sonnwender, Von den teutschen Gerichten u. ihren Dingstätten, oder Gerichtsplätzen.); Sinnbildliche Rechtsgelehrsamkeit der alten u. mittlern ungelehrten Teutschen (u.a. Urbilder u. Urkunden, Denkmähler der Vorzeit, Zeichen u. Zeugen.); Anhang mit zwölf Urkunden bzw. Anlagen. - Einband leicht berieben; Frontispiz leicht angeknickt; Titel mit geringen, oberflächlichen Abrißspuren (kein Textverlust), sonst ein sehr gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        A voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's ship the Swiftsure : one of the squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson . With a description of the battle of the Nile on the first of August 1798, and a detail of events that occurred subsequent to the battle in various parts of the Mediterranean.

      Printed by T. Bensley for J. White 1802 - FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, with 43 plates, all sepia washed aquatints except for the engraved Dedication, ex-library with blind stamp to the title and to the plates, usually in the margins but sometimes encroaching on the printed surface (though barely discernable on the printed surface), pp. xxiii, [i], 309, folio, well bound in modern half calf, preseerving the spine label from the original binding, bookplate of Bath Public Reference Library inside front cover, good. 'The first, the most particular, and the most authentic account of the battle [of the Nile]' (ODNB), arguably, the most decisive naval engagement of the great age of sail. The plates are after the author's drawings. Abbey calls this 'a finely produced book' but is less complimentary about the plates. The map in this copy is not bound folded (it was once) which means that it is trimmed just within the plate mark on two sides. (Abbey 196; Pine-Coffin 798(2))

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Istituzioni botaniche. Seconda edizione con molte aggiunte e figure in rame. Tomo I (Tomo II e III)

      Stamperia Reale, Firenze 1802 - Belle legature coeve in mz. pelle con fili, fregi e titolo in oro su tassello al ds. (usurate). Tagli rossi. Due fogli sciolti dalla legatura nel primo e nel secondo vol. Alcune pieghe alle carte finali del secondo vol., ma buoni interni nel complesso. Pritzel, n.9106. 8vo (cm. 20,4), 3 Voll.; VIII-392 pp., XXII-(2)440 pp., 2 cc.nn., 589(1) pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca) Complessive 11 tavv. f.t. incise su rame e una tabella (tav. XII, prospetto del sistema di Linneo). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        John Woodvil, A Tragedy . . . To Which are Added, Fragments of Burton, the Author of The Anatomy of Melancholy

      London: Printed by T. Plummer for G. and J. Robinson, 1802 - Small 8vo, original drab boards, untrimmed. ? Lamb's first play - "a tale of witch craft" which was never performed. Upon hearing that it was being published Southey commented: Lamb "is printing his play, which will please you by the exquisite beauty of its poetry, and provoke you by the exquisite silliness of its story" - Rolf. At the conclusion of John Woodvil are some other writings by Lamb and one poem by Mary Lamb, "Helen," her first appearance in print. ? Despite it being an early work, John Woodvil is not an uncommon book, though copies in the original boards, as here, are rare. According to Roff, a printed spine label is not called for. Boards somewhat rubbed and worn; some light foxing; very good copy, enclosed in a chemise and pull-off morocco box. Roff, Charles & Mary Lamb, page 47-52; NCBEL III, 1225 (Charles Lamb) and 1291 (Mary Lamb) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES FOURMIS, ET RECUEIL DE MEMOIRES ET D'OBSERVATIONS SUR LES ABEILLES, LES ARAIGNEES, LES FAUCHEURS, ET AUTRES INSECTES. AVEC FIGURES

      De l'imprimerie De Crapelet, Paris 1802 - Pagine: XVI+445+XII Planches . Illustrazioni: XII Planches hors texte en couleurs et deux planches . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Cartonato marmorizzato Fine Ottocento con dorso in pelle rossa, titoli e fregi in oro. . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Al frontespizio qualche piccola brunitura, per il resto volume molto fresco.Foto disponibili . Note epoca: An X

      [Bookseller: Libreria Scripta Manent]
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        Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the Years 1789 and 1793. [Two Volumes]

      For T. Cadell, Jun., Et al., LONDON 1802 - Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A classic landmark in the exploration of North America. The volumes also contains what MacKenzie calls ".a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade." in the United States. Volume I contains the fold-out "Map of MacKenzie's track from Ft. Chipewyan to the North Sea, in 1789." Map has clean crease tears. Wonderful section giving "Examples of the Chepewyan Tongues." Original full-leather with gilt lines and Morocco labels that have varied slightly with age. Text with some browning throughout. Frontis in place. Preface dated November 30, 1801. Volume One: 290pp; Volume Two: 312pp. plus appendix and table of contents. Prev. owner's name "Sara Davis" penned on title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shadetree Rare Books]
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