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      Joseph Mawman, London 1802 - Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10") volumes in contemporary tree calf leather with gilt-lettered red morocco spine labels. Illustrated with 16 (of 17, lacking the folding map) engravings. 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. Complete but for the map which remains only as a fragment. Scattered staining and foxing but generally clean. Bindings rubbed but the covers are tight. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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      Paris, 1802. Half title. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, gilt. Spine ends and corners worn. Edges and portions of the marbled boards chewed or abraded. 19th-century bookplate on front pastedown, modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Small burn hole on titlepage, minor foxing, some marginal dampstaining. Good. A remarkable account of a Frenchman's travels and adventures among the Creek Indians in the Mississippi Valley in the late 1770s and early 1780s. Some of the details in this narrative are sufficiently extraordinary that various commentators have questioned Milfort's veracity. "There are, however, corroborative circumstances which confirm his statements, and induce us to give a fair degree of credence to his narrative. At the time of his arrival among the Creeks, a half-breed named McGillivray, had obtained so great an influence over them by his talent for organization, that he had actually acquired the rank of head chief. Milfort was received with great cordiality; married his Indian sister, and in a short time was made commander of the warriors of the nation. He led them against both the Spaniards and the Americans, and by his aid the Indians defeated the forces of each in several skirmishes" - Field. "The truth is that Milfort was a hopeless liar; and as a result his book is one of the most interesting and curious books of French travel in America in the eighteenth century....His book is often hostile to the colonists. Certain descriptions of life among the Indians and frontiersmen are interesting. But what confidence can be placed in a man who was capable of describing how he, in command of six thousand Indians, had defeated George Rogers Clark and an army of ten thousand regulars!" - Monaghan. "It would take more time than I have so far been able to give to guess whether or not it is fiction" - Streeter. This book is dedicated to Napoleon; Milfort signs himself in print on the titlepage: "Tastanégy ou grand Chef de guerre de la nation Crëck." The Siebert copy in 1999 was the first to have appeared at auction since the Streeter sale in 1967.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Karl Heinrich MÖLLER (1802 Berlin 1882) Studienblatt, Signatur Schadow & Berger

      - Karl Heinrich MÖLLER (1802 Berlin 1882) Studienblatt, mit Signatur von G. Schadow & D. Berger -- Technik: -- Bleistift auf Papier, unten mit dem Stempel der Berliner Akademie, datiert 1819, unterschrieben von Johann Gottfried Schadow und Daniel Berger als Direktor bzw. Vice-Direktor der Akademie: "Carl Heinrich Möller Bildhauer Berlin den 17ten October 1819" und "Auf diese Zeichnung, und wegen sonst bewiesenen Fleißes, hat die Königl. Akademie der Künste dem Carl Heinr. Möller die kleine silberne Preis-Medaille zuerkannt. G Schadow Direktor. D. Berger Vice Director". -- Maße: -- 31,0 x 44,5 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt gut, im Rand minimal staubfleckig und mit kleineren Randeinrissen (alle professionell geschlossen und hinterlegt). -- Beschreibung: -- 1696 vollzog Kurfürst Friedrich III. die Stiftung einer Akademie in Berlin nach dem Vorbild der Pariser Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts. Das Bedürfnis nach den neuen Ausbildungswegen im Bereich der bildenden Kunst außerhalb der Lehre bei einem Meister war damals in Europa enorm. Allein in Deutschland folgten auf die Gründung der Berliner Schule die Akademien in Dresden, Düsseldorf, München, Kassel, Karlsruhe, Weimar und Stuttgart. Die Organisation der Ausbildung zeichnete sich durch rigorose Regeln aus und orientierte sich an festgeschriebenen Vorbildern. Alleine im Zeichnen bestand der Unterricht aus dem Skizzieren nach dem lebenden Modell, nach Gipsen, nach Zeichnungen berühmter alter Meister und nach Kupferstichen, die in speziellen, alleine für diese Zwecke gefertigten Vorlagensammlungen den Zeichenschülern zur Verfügung standen. Hinzu kam der Malunterricht, der aus Historien-, Landschaft-, Porträt-, Stillleben-, Genre- und Tiermalerei bestand. Außerdem Anatomie-, Perspektive-, Architektur-, Geometrieunter-richt, elementarer Kunst- und Kompositionsunterricht sowie Bildhauerei. Die Leistungen wurden mit Auszeichnungen und Stipen-dien belohnt, die ebenfalls einer strengen Vergabehierarchie folgten. Als ihm die silberne Preis-Medaille der Berliner Akademie verliehen wurde, war Karl Heinrich Möller gerade 17 Jahre alt. Die Aufnahmeprüfungen hatte er da bereits hinter sich, einige Jahre des strengen akademischen Lernbetriebs ebenfalls. Das Studienblatt mit Akanthus dürfte im Rahmen des Zeichenunterrichts nach antiken Vorbildern entstanden sein. Die Auszeichnung des Talents des Karl Heinrich Möllers durch Schadow und seinen Vizedirektor Daniel Berger sollte bald Früchte tragen. Als Schöpfer u. a. einer Pallas Athene, einer Marmorstatue auf der Berliner Schlossbrücke, ist er bis heute im Stadtbild präsent. --

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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      New York, 1802. Portrait in first volume. Contemporary calf, spines gilt, leather labels. First volume expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down, gilt leather label; second volume with modern calf backstrip in matching style, gilt leather label. Boards a bit shelfworn. Early ownership signature on verso of frontispiece in first volume; institutional ink stamp on titlepage of second volume and a handful of text leaves. Text tanned, some foxing. Good. A scarce work, and one of the most valuable firsthand narratives of the American Revolution in the South. At the outbreak of the Revolution, Moultrie was a politician and an officer in the South Carolina colonial regiment (where he had risen to prominence during the Cherokee War). He was eventually promoted to the position of brigadier-general in the Continental Army. Moultrie fought in several important southern battles, including the defense of Fort Sullivan in 1776, and helped lead the defense of Charleston from the British before his forces were finally overcome in 1780. He was taken prisoner and held for more than a year, after which the British tried to bring him to their side by offering him a command in Jamaica. "Of great value for the history of the Revolution in South Carolina and Georgia" - DAB. "The author's position as Governor of South Carolina, afforded him ample facilities to consult original authorities, and the result of his researches is a good book" - Sabin. "One of the most interesting of the Revolutionary narratives" - Larned.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        History of the British Expedition to Egypt;

      London: T. Egerton,, 1802. to which is subjoined, a Sketch of the Present State of that Country and its Means of Defence. Quarto (287 x 221 mm). Contemporary red straight-grain morocco, gilt-banded spine, gilt roll tool border on sides enclosing single-line gilt panel with corner rosettes, gilt roll tool turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece of Sir Ralph Abercromby by Meyer after Hoppner, handcoloured folding map of the western branch of the Nile (Cairo to Rosetta), map of the battle of Alexandria (units handcoloured), handcoloured map of the skirmish near Rahmanie, 2 folding letterpress tables. Old dampstain to frontispiece and title page (causing discolouration), occasional thumbing, closed-tear in margin of Alexandria map. First edition, a very good wide-margined copy in a lovely period binding. A popular first-hand account of the British expedition to wrest Egypt from French control, written by Sir Robert Thomas Wilson (1777-1849), who served under the expedition's leader, Sir Ralph Abercromby. An interesting association copy, with the contemporary ownership inscription on a preliminary blank of "G. Bosville"; this would appear to be Lieutenant-General Godfrey Bosville Macdonald, 3rd Baron Macdonald of Slate (1775-1832), who legally changed his name to Godfrey Bosville (1814) and then to Godfrey Bosville Macdonald (1824). He served in the Low Countries, West Indies, Cape of Good Hope and the Peninsular, where Wilson also served but, it would appear, not at the same time. Bosville's brother, Thomas, married Wilson's sister Fanny in 1793: "My sister Fanny had in the year 1793 married Colonel Bosville of the Coldstream Guards, brother of Mr. Bosville of Thorpe Hall and of Lady Macdonald... Obliged a week after he had married my sister to embark with his regiment for Holland, he was soon afterwards killed in the action of Lincelles [17 August 1793 in the Flanders Campaign of the War of the First Coalition], where the Guards acquired great credit. No officer in the corps was more esteemed; and though 6 feet 4 inches in height, he was, from his corresponding symmetry of form, considered one of the handsomest men in Europe [a footnote mentions that:] his height occasioned his death, for a musket-ball struck him in the head" (Life of General Sir Robert Wilson... from Autobiographical Memoirs, London 1862, p. 53). "[Wilson] landed at Abu Qir Bay on 7 March 1801, and took part in the action of the 13th and in the battle of Alexandria on the 21st. Upon Abercromby's death Major-General (later Lord) Hutchinson succeeded him and employed Wilson on several missions. In July Wilson entered Cairo with Hutchinson, and was at the siege of Alexandria in August and its capitulation on the 25th. He left Egypt on 11 September and returned to England via Malta and Toulon, arriving at the end of December. For his services in Egypt he was made a knight of the order of the Crescent of Turkey. In 1802 Wilson published The History of the British Expedition to Egypt, which went through several editions. The work derived especial popularity from its charges of cruelty against Napoleon, towards both his prisoners at Jaffa and his own soldiers at Cairo. Napoleon complained to the British government and, receiving no satisfaction, ordered Colonel Sebastiani to issue a counter-report" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tempel der Natur und Kunst. Bde. 1 - 3 u. 5 - 8 (von 8) in 7 Bänden. Leipzig, Tauchnitz, (1802 - ca. 1805). Mit 86 (statt 112) bis auf eine Ausnahme kolorierten Kupfertafeln von Karl Lang. Marmorierte Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung; bestoßen, Kanten u. gelegentlich die Vorderdeckel beschabt u. mit Spuren eines entfernten Papierschildes, Rückenschilder tlw. abgelöst.

      - Tempel der Natur und Kunst. Bde. 1 - 3 u. 5 - 8 (von 8) in 7 Bänden. Leipzig, Tauchnitz, (1802 - ca. 1805). Mit 86 (statt 112) bis auf eine Ausnahme kolorierten Kupfertafeln von Karl Lang. Marmorierte Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung; bestoßen, Kanten u. gelegentlich die Vorderdeckel beschabt u. mit Spuren eines entfernten Papierschildes, Rückenschilder tlw. abgelöst. Monschein, Kinder- u. Jugendbücher der Aufklärung, Nr. 165 (mit genauer Kollation): vgl. Wegehaupt II, 1225-1227 u. 1234 (kennt nur 6 Bde.) u. III, 2104; Seebaß II, 1124 (unter "Lange", nur Band 1). - Seltene, reich mit farbkräftigen Kupferstichen illustrierte Natur- und Völkerkunde "für die lernbegierige Jugend". Die Bände 1-3 bilden ein in sich geschlossenes Werk mit "einer Auswahl der interessantesten Darstellungen aus den Reichen der Natur, aus dem Gebiete der Kunst, Sitten und Volksgewohnheiten u.s.w. nach kostbaren . Originalkupferwerken und Beschreibungen der Engländer, Franzosen, Italiener u.a. für die Jugend und ihre Freunde bearbeitet." - Wie im Untertitel angekündigt, enthalten sie Darstellungen von Pflanzen und Tieren, Ansichten und völkerkundliche Themen (meist zwei Darstellungen auf einer Tafel). Die das Werk fortsetzenden Bände 4-8 erschienen auch unter dem Separattitel "Die Haushaltung der Menschen unter allen Himmelsstrichen" (in unserem Expl. nur in Bd. 7 vorhanden) und widmen sich ausschließlich der Völkerkunde (was auch einzelne deutsche Volksstämme einschließt). Die Tafeln zeigen Kostüme, Behausungen, Sitten und Tätigkeiten. - Bibliotheksexemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren, alle Titelblätter (gelegentlich auch Textseiten) mehrfach gestempelt (recto u. verso) u. mit handschriftl. Signatur-Vermerken. Teilweise stärker gebräunt u. stockfleckig u. einige Blätter gelockert. Das kräftige Kolorit gelegentlich etwas verwischt. In Band 8 ist die Bandangabe vom Titelblatt rasiert worden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patzer & Trenkle]
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        Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794, in 2 volumes, complete.

      London: printed by A. Strahan for Longman and Rees, 1802-1803. First edition.. Occasional marginal spotting or foxing to some text pages, two of the folding maps at the rear show stronger marginal foxing, the fine hand-colored and plain plates are quite bright and clean; the original calf on the front and rear covers shows some rubbing and shading; overall, a tight copy in very good condition.. Pp. xxiii, (1, errata) 552; xxx, (1, errata), 523; with 51 engraved and aquatint plates (most of which are hand-colored), 4 folding engraved maps, 28 hand-colored aquatint vignettes. Contemporary speckled calf-leather, rebacked preserving original spines with red and black gilt-lettered labels, 4to (275 x 217 mm). This is the first edition in English. It was translated from the original German entitled "Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs in einem ausfuhrlichen Auszuge" published in 1778. There is a scientific flair to Pallas' accounts as the author was trained as a botanist and zoologist. This well-illustrated work documents the author's "travels from St. Petersburg eastwards, along the Volga, to Astrakhan, the Caspian Sea, thence to the Caucasus Mountains, the Crimea, and back to St. Petersburg. Pallas covers the ethnology, costumes, flora, fauna, geology, topography and commerce of the southern provinces of Russia" (Abbey Travel 222). Cox, (volume 1, p. 199) observes that "Pallas left St. Petersburg in 1768 and spent six full years investigating various districts of Siberia such as the Urals, the Caspian, Tobolsk, Lake Baikal and the lower Volga. His reports on the geology, flora, fauna and indigenous inhabitants are of great scientific value." Finally, Tooley (357, p.289-291) called the work "an extremely charming colour plate book ... It deserves a place in every colour plate collection for its numerous attractive coloured vignettes, an unusual feature." Armorial bookplate of Margaret D. Stephens. Inscribed to "Joe Frank Payne, M.D." from P.H.P.T.  in memory of their safe trip to Russia in May 1879.  Joseph Frank Payne was a physician and medical historian who was sent to Russia in 1879 by the British government to investigate an epidemic of bubonic plague.  Name stamp of former owner in Chinese on the title page of both volumes.

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      Paris, 1802. Original blue printed paper wrappers. A few chips to spine. Minor soiling. Light dampstaining to inner upper corner of each plate. Very good. Untrimmed. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell case. Thomas Jefferson's article on the design of his moldboard plow, one of his most important and enduring contributions to agricultural technology. First published in 1799 in the TRANSACTIONS of the American Philosophical Society, the article was reprinted in this French publication in 1802. The accompanying plate shows the illustration of figures for constructing the plow. Jefferson, who had an abiding interest in the technological improvement of farming and agriculture, determined to build a plow that would glide through the earth with as little resistance as possible. He built his first moldboard plow in 1794, and after several years of use, was convinced of its ease of use and construction, resulting in this article. Its publication here, during his presidency, illustrates Jefferson's ongoing ties to France stemming from his service as U.S. ambassador.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      London, printed by A. Strahan, for T. N. Longman and O. Rees, and others, 1802.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 1802-1803, 2 volumes, complete set, translated from the German. LACKS 5 COLOURED PLATES. 4to, approximately 275 x 220 mm, 10¾ x 8½ inches, Volume I: pages xxiii, (1) (errata), [3] 4-552, 23 of 25 engraved and aquatint plates, 9 folding, 18 finely hand coloured, 14 vignettes in the text, 13 hand coloured; Volume II: pages xxx, (2) errata, [3] 4- 523, 24 of 27 engraved and aquatint plates, 15 folding, 20 hand coloured, 14 vignettes in the text, 9 hand coloured, plus 4 double page maps, bound in half calf over marbled sides, rebacked with gilt decoration and rules, gilt lettered morocco labels, all edges speckled, original endpapers retained. Covers and corners worn and bumped with loss of leather at tips, small armorial bookplate of Sir Marcus Somerville on front pastedown, small bookseller label at the bottom of both pastedowns ( Sold by S. Smith, Milsom St, Bath), title pages just slightly foxed, that in Volume II has vertical crease, small tear to inner margin of 3 leaves of prelims in Volume I, all neatly repaired, not affecting text, closed tear to 1 margin, neatly repaired, not affecting text, fore-edge margin of 1 plate foxed and browned, most of the tissue guards missing, 4 uncoloured plates faintly foxed in margins, faint offsett to some folding plates. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy (lacking 5 plates otherwise complete). Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811) was counsellor of state to His Imperial Majesty of all the Russias when this book was published. He was a noted German naturalist and collector of plants. The beautiful illustrations depict the natives of the regions visited, their costumes and occupations, some domestic animals, and the scenery and landscapes. See: See: J.R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, Volume 1, page 196, No. 222; R. V. Tooley, English Books with Colour Plates 1790-1860, page 289, No. 357. LACKING THE FOLLOWING PLATES : Peculiar domestic cat; Common Arnaut; Trukhman with bow; Two Tartar Mountaineers; Crimean Camel. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Sämtliche Gedichte. 6 Bände (Bd. 6 fehlt)

       EA. Niklovius, Königsberg, 1802. 326/386/352/346/340 S. mit 5 Frontispizen u. 5 Titelbildern im Kupferstich von F. Catel nach E. Henne., orig. Pbde. (Kapitale etwas berieben/Titel etwas stockfl./eine Einbanddecke etwas randfl.) Bd. 1: Luise/Bd.2: Idyllen/Bd.3: Oden und Elegien. I. bis III. Buch/Bd. 4: Oden und Lieder. I. bis III. Buch/Bd.5: Oden und Lieder. I.V bis VI. Buch Versand D: 5,90 EUR Literatur

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        P. Hunter, Lt. Gov. [Signed]:Province of Upper-Canada. George the Third.Know Ye, that we of ourspecial grace, certain knowledge, and mere mention have Given andGranted, and by these presents do Give and Grant unto Joshua Booth of theTownship of Earnest To

      np. Np. 1802.. Signed by Author(s) 46x 62cm ( 18" x 25"), printed withhand-written entries, vellum, with large circular seal attached to deedwith ribbon, docket on verso, mounted on stiff card backing andprofessionally framed with glass on both sides to display both the deed,docket and both sides of the seal, plain wooden frame (82x 94cm), a fineexample of an early Ontario land grant displayed in museum quality, veryrare. In my experience Lands Grants from this period with the sealintact are very scarce. In addition, these documents prior to 1810, arevery rare. I only remember seeing any of these once previously; aboutthirty five years ago in the offices of Joseph Patrick Books, Toronto.The area in the Bay of Quinte was settled in the early spring of 1794 bydisbanded soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, Rogers' Corps. The granteemarried the daughter of one of the officers, Ensign David Fraser. JoshuaBooth (1759-1813), a miller, was one of first elected members of theUpper Canadian Parliament assembled in Newark in 1792 and served as aCaptain in the Hastings Militia. "Died at Ernestown, on Saturday, Oct.31, 1813, suddenly, Joshua Booth, Esq., aged 54 years. He was one of theoldest settlers in that place, and ever retained the character of arespectable citizen. Left a widow and ten children." [Canniff: Settlementof Upper Canada, 1869]. The deed has been endorsed and signed by theLieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, Peter Hunter, who held the positionfrom 1799 to 1805. His military responsibilities as commander-in-chiefof the forces in Canada necessitated his often absence from York andgovernment was left in the hands of executive councillors (believed tobe the origination of the "Family Compact"). .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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      London, 1802. Half title. Quarto. Original paper-covered boards, rebacked with original paper backstrip laid down. A small stain at the very bottom edge of a few leaves and plates, but overall very clean and fresh internally. A very handsome copy, in original condition, untrimmed. In a cloth chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. "My object has been to travel with my eyes open, and to relate what I have seen in the simple language of truth" - Martin Sauer in the preface (p. xiv). Sauer, an Englishman who served on the expedition as "private secretary and translator," here provides a largely firsthand account of the expedition under Joseph Billings undertaken between 1785 and 1794 to map and describe the farthest eastern reaches of the Russian empire, from Kamchatka in the southwest, eastwards through the Aleutians, then north to the Bering Strait and the coast of Alaska. The work includes a detailed description of the voyage, of the natives encountered and their customs, including (in the appendix) vocabularies of the Yukagir, Yakut, Tungoose, Kamchatka, Aleutian, and Kodiak languages. "This is the first account in English of the first major exploring expedition sent out by the Russians to the Frozen Ocean and the north Pacific after Bering's second expedition of 1741" - Streeter. The fine large chart was made by Aaron Arrowsmith from Sauer's notes and Captain Billings' astronomical observations and offers the most accurate map to date of the region. This map is ably complemented by William Alexander's spectacular plates showing the peoples, settlements, and topography of the region.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Charte von Steyermark, entworfen und gezeichnet von I. C. Kindermann. Wien Im Verlage des Kunst- und Industrie-Comptoirs. 1802. - gestochen von Franz Müller.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Franz Müller n. Joseph Karl Kindermann aus Atlas Des Österreichischen Kaiserthums. . b. Kunst und Industrie Comptoir in Wien, dat. 1802, 48 x 59,5 Dörflinger, Johannes: Die österreichische Kartographie im 18. und zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts. Bd. 2. 1988. S. 513 - 538. - Die Karte zeigt die Steiermark mit der Untersteiermark im heutigen Slowenien (mit Maribor - Marburg an der Drau und Celje (Cilli). - Unten links Titel, Verleger und Erklärungen. - Oben rechts zusätzlicher Titel "Carte de la Styrie". - Die Karte mit Einteilung in Judenburger, Brucker, Gratzer, Marburger und Cillier Kreis, Einzeichnungen von Poststraßen und Poststationen sowie Zollstellen, Papiermühlen, Glashütten etc. - Faltkarte in 15 Segmenten auf Leinen. - Tadellos erhalten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [BWV 1080] Die Kunst der Fuge

      Zürich : Nägeli, (Musikalische Kunstwerke im Strengen Style von J.S. Bach u. andern Meistern), [1802], [2] Bll. (Schmutztitel, Titel), 183 S. Quer-Folio. Pappband der Zeit. Ecken bestossen. Inhalt leicht fleckig. Verlangsangabe Schmutztiutel überklebt. Rücken beschabt. RISM B/BB 523; Hoboken 1, 146.Versand D: 4,00 EUR cat107, cat107b, early music, illustration, cat107, cat107b, alte Musik, illustration Tasten- und Balginstrumente

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        Histoire naturelle des fourmis et recueil de memoires et d'observations sur les abeilles, les araignées, les faucheurs et autres insectes

      Paris: Théophile Barrois père, 1802. one table a little frayed;. Octavo, 12 hand-coloured plates and 2 folding tables, an excellent copy in contemporary quarter calf, gilt. First edition: the rare hand-coloured edition with, among much of Pacific interest, two Australian "Bull Dog" ants figured for the first time on the handsome engraved plates.Pierre André Latreille (1762-1833) had entered the Paris Museum in 1799, and became Professor of Entomology on the death of Lamarck. He went on to publish a great number of important entomological books and articles, including several relating to other French voyages to the Pacific, and contributing the volume on insects to Cuvier's revolutionary Règne Animal of 1817. A memoir of Latreille, with a portrait, was published in Sir William Jardine's Naturalist's Library for 1841.The present work is mainly, although not exclusively, a study of ants, with minor sections on bees and arachnids. Not only is Latreille's monograph one of the most significant early works on the species, but is of great significance because Formica gulosa and Formica forficata, both Australian species, are actually figured for the first time: after Roemer's Genera Insectorum, this is only the second work to include illustrations of Australian insects. Both of the specimens are included on plate VIII (pictured here).For insects collected on the d'Entrecasteaux voyage, Latreille's work is preceded only by Fabricius's Systema Eleutheatorum (previous item), and there were two later Fabricius titles of 1803 and 1804 which also included significant notices relating to this important Pacific voyage. The only other contemporary notice of insects from the d'Entrecasteaux was a notice by Lamarck in the journal of the Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle for 1804.

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        Fr. Hornemanns Tagebuch seiner Reise von Cairo nach Murzuck der Hauptstadt des Königreichs Fessan in Afrika in den Jahren 1797 und 1798. Aus der Teutschen Handschrift desselben herausgegeben von Carl König.

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, 1802. 1 Bl., XXX S., VII S., 1 Bl.; S. 3- 240 S. Mit 1 Abbildung und 1 Kartenskizze im Text und 2 mehrfach gefaltenen farbigen Karten (diese auf starkem Papier!). Gebunden in Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. - Mit Anmerkung von alter Hand bzgl. Reisewerken von Minutoli und Bayle St. John auf erstem leeren Blatt und Abänderung der Jahreszahlen auf Titel. Zwischen die Vorrede des Herausgebers ist die Vorrede zum Reihentitel und 1 Zwischentitel zu Hornemanns Reisen eingebunden (dadurch beginnt der Reisebericht mit Seitenzählung 3/4). Ohne den Reihentitel, sonst so komplett! Die Karten auf der unbedruckten Rückseite schwach (!) braunfleckig. In guter Erhaltung. (=Band 7 (1) der Bibl. der neuesten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen). Friedrich Hornemann, Pionier der Saharaforschung, reiste mit einer Karawane von Mekkapilgern, die in den Fessan zurückkehrten, von Kairo nach Siwa und Audjila. Von dort zog die Karawane auf von Europäern noch nie betretenen Pfaden durch das Vulkangebiet der Schwarzen Haruj und durch die daran anschließende Ebene der Weißen Haruj mit Ihren zahlreichen Versteinerungen. Danach erreichte man mit Temissa das erste Dorf auf fessanischem Gebiet. Über die Orte Suila und Traghen kam Hornemann am 17. November 1798 in Mursuk, der Hauptstadt des Fessan an. `Hornemanns Reise ist der erste wissenschaftliche Vorstoß gegen die Mitte Afrikas… Namentlich beginnt mit Hornemann die auf Augenschein gegründete Kenntnis von Fessan und den beiden großen Wüstenvölkern der Tubu und der Tuareg… (Henze). In einem letzten Brief aus Mursuk vom 06.April 1800 berichtet Hornemann über seine weiteren Pläne: \"…Unsere Karawane ist im Begriffe, ihre Reise nach Bornu anzutreten. Ich werde mich diesen Abend zu ihr begeben:\" Seit diesem Zeitpunkt gilt der deutsche Afrikaforscher als verschollen. Neben der Vorrede des Herausgebers, einer Einleitung von Williiam Young und der Reisebeschreibung Hornemanns enthält das Buch folgenden Anhang: Bemerkungen über Fr.Hornemanns Beschreibung des Siwah-Landes und seiner Alterthümer von Sir William Young (ab S.92). Nachschrift Fr. Hornemann`s fernere Schicksale betreffend (ab S.117). Einige Nachrichten über das Innere des nördlichen Afrika. Von Fr. Hornemann (ab S.124). Geographische Erläuterung des Hornemannischen Reiselaufes nebst Beyträgen zur Allgemeinen Geographie von Afrika von Major Rennell (ab S.145). Bemerkungen über die Sprache der Siwaher von Willhelm Marsden (ab S.235). Diese Ausgabe von 1802 mit 2 grenzkolorierten, mehrfach gefaltenen Karten auf starkem Papier: \"Friedrich Hornemanns Reise von Ägypten nach Fezzan. Verfaßt von J. Rennell 1802\" (Kartengröße ca. 60cm x 28,5cm) und \"Nord Africa entworfen von J. Rennell 1798 und von demselben 1802 vermehrt und verbessert. Mit J.Bruce`s, Mungo Park`s, W.G.Browne`s und Fr. Hornemann`s Reiserouten\" (Kartengröße ca. 38,5 x 21,5 cm) - Henze II, 624 ff.: Kainbacher I, 68; Embacher 150f.; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 309; -. Selten! Versand D: 4,90 EUR [Reise. Reisen Expeditionen. Afrika. Sahara. Travel. Exploration. Africa.]

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        Tinted miniature profile engraving of Col. William Duane, 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches [plate mark] on a larger sheet (6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)

      Miles Saint-Memin and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America 277: "Although the engraving was made in 1802, the version with the inscription 'Col. William Duane' must date after 1808, when Duane became a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army; he also held the rank of colonel from 1813 to 1815. Duane helped Benjamin Franklin Bache publish the Philadelphia Aurora, the principal voice of the Jeffersonian Republicans. His paper was responsible for stemming the tide of war against france in the late 1790s and contributed greatly to Thomas Jefferson's election in 1800." Dexter Saint-Memin Collection of Portraits 159. Very good.

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      London, 1802. Top margin slightly ragged, with slight paper loss not affecting image, else a handsome copy with contemporary color. 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, engraved in London by Francis Jukes. The other views show the Hudson, New York, and Mount Vernon. 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. One of the earliest New Jersey views.

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        The Federalist, On the New Constitution, Second Edition

      1802. The Last Edition Published in Hamilton's Lifetime, And the First Edition to Identify the Authors [Hamilton, Alexander (1755 or 57-1804)], [Madison, James (1751-1836)]. [Jay, John Jay (1745-1829)]. The Federalist, On the New Constitution. By Publius. Written in 1788. To Which is Added, Pacificus, On the Proclamation of Neutrality. Written in 1793. Likewise, The Federal Constitution, With All the Amendments. Revised and Corrected. New York: George F. Hopkins, 1802. Two volumes. viii, 317, [1]; v, [3], 351 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary tree sheep, gilt rules to boards, expertly rebacked retaining original spine with gilt fillets, ornaments and lettering pieces, hinges, corners and a few scuffs carefully mended. Light rubbing and a few minor nicks to boards. Moderate toning to text, light foxing and faint dampstaining to margins in a few places. Early owner signatures to front free endpapers and title pages, interiors otherwise clean. A handsome copy of scarce edition of a fundamental work. $12,500. * Second edition, "Revised and Corrected." For more than two centuries, this landmark work has influenced our understanding of the U.S. Constitution and the government and nature of the United States. Written to encourage ratification of the proposed constitution by New York State, it was seen almost immediately as the most compelling commentary on the most radical form of government the world had seen. Most of the essays that comprise this work appeared originally under the collective pseudonym "Publius" in New York newspapers and journals from October 27, 1787 to early June 1788. (Most scholars agree that 51 of the essays were written by Hamilton, 29 Madison and 5 by Jay.) The first edition was published by the M'Lean brothers as a two-volume work in March and May 1788. The second edition is significant because its preface establishes Hamilton, Madison and Jay as the authors and discusses the extent of their contributions. Published fourteen years after the U.S. Constitution's ratification and two years before Hamilton's death, it also includes the text of the U.S. Constitution with the first eleven amendments and Hamilton's "Pacificus" essays, which defended Washington's 1793 proclamation of neutrality during the Anglo-French War. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2818. Sabin, A.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Johannes Walch, "Australien (Südland) auch Polynesien oder Inselwelt, insgemein der fünfte Welttheil genannt .".

      - altkol., dat. 1802, 47 x 59,5 Einblattdruck ( Rare Single leaf ). Tooley, Dic. of Mapmakers. S. 649. - Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, unten links Erläuterungen zu den 3 Reisen des Captain Cook. Zeigt den westl. Pazifikraum , im Nordwesten Japan, China und Australien, im Nordosten die Sandwichinseln ( Hawai ), im Südosten die Gesellschaftsinseln, im Süden Neuseeland. Rechts sehr knapprandig.

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        A Treatise on Obligations, Considered in a Moral and Legal View

      Translated from the French of Pothier [by François Xavier Martin.] Newbern, N.C.: Martin & Ogden, 1802. 1st edition in English. (Shaw and Shoemaker, Early American Imprints, 2917; J.G. Marvin, Legal Bibliography, 548.) Two volumes in one. Original leather binding. xii, 364 pp.; and x, 315, (1) pp. Lacking 8 early leaves, but priced accordingly. Evidently a binding error, with no sign the leaves were ever bound in. They comprise 16 numbered pages, from 17 to 32. Old ink notation on p. 16 noting the flaw. (The missing leaves are supplied in facsimile in a separate marbled folder.) This rare edition was the earliest translation of Traité des Obligations (Paris, 1761) by the great French jurist and scholar Robert Joseph Pothier, 1699-1772. An important influence on American and British contract law and an essential legal text of the 19th century. "It is the most perfect book of law that ever issued from the hand of man; and not only a good book of law, but an excellent book on morals; a work of all countries, of all nations," in the estimation of Pothier's biographer, André Dupin. François Xavier Martin, 1762-1846, a native of France and an attorney, was both the translator and printer. Martin emigrated to North Carolina during the American Revolution, established a printing business, studied law, and later became known as the father of Louisiana jurisprudence. His 1802 translation of A Treatise on Obligations in America preceded by four years an edition published in England. That translation by William David Evans (London, 1806) was "not always to be relied upon" due to Evans' imperfect knowledge of French law. (Marvin bibliography.) Good antiquarian condition. 8vo, approx. 8.25 by 5.25 inches. Two volumes bound together as one. Separate title pages and pagination; 8 leaves (i.e., 16 numbered pages) lacking in the first volume, as noted above. Table of contents and errata page in each volume. Full sheep leather binding of the period. General wear, rubbing and scuffing. Front outer joint cracked, rear joint cracked at the extremities but both covers still well-attached. Inner hinges sound. Spine label lacking, but "Pothier on Obligations" lettering still visible. Text block firm and tight. Text generally clean, with typical age-toning and only occasional foxing, staining. Brief pencil notes at the bottom of the first text page. Intermittent ink notations, mainly old hand-corrections from the errata pages. Two excisions from the first title page (on either side of "on" in the title), probably to remove the signature of the original owner. $4.00 price in ink is written beside. The same price is in pencil on the front pastedown. (***$4 was the original price in 1802, according to Martin's bibliographer, Edward Larocque Tinker.) Another faint, early signature is on the front pastedown (possibly the surname Calkin or Calkins.) More recently owned by J.T. [James Teller] Schoolcraft, 1855-1937, an attorney, prosecutor, and former mayor of Schenectady, NY. A loose sheet signed by Schoolcraft is laid into the front of the book. A solid example overall of the landmark Newbern (aka New Bern) edition of 1802. An important American translation that introduced Pothier's work on contracts to an English speaking audience for the first time. A desirable example in the original binding, despite the omission of 8 of the 351 leaves. A truly rare book that is seldom offered for sale. .

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        Regole del Chiar-Oscuro in Archittetura.

      Milano, Pirotta e Maspero 1802. Gr.-folio. Gest. Titel mit Titelkupfer (P. Anderloni), 12 Bl. mit 12 gest. Tafeln, XXII S. Text. Halblederband der Zeit, Rücken u.Kanten stärker berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar des seltenen Regelwerks. Cicognara 806; Choix 5976. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Kunst, Architecture, Art

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        A treatise on the culture and management of fruit trees; in which a new method of pruning and training is fully described

      London: printed by Nicols and Son for T.N. Longman [et al.]. 1802. "First edition, 4to, pp. viii, 371, [1], plus 6pp. ads, 13 folding engraved plates; original blue paper-covered boards neatly rebacked, extremities a bit rubbed with repair to one corner of the front board, otherwise a very good copy. Forsyth (1737-1804), for whom the forsythia was named, was superintendent of the Royal Gardens at St. James and Kensington. One of the most useful and original sections of the work is Forsyth's discussion of the diseases of fruit and forest trees, and methods for prevention and cure. The success of the work was immediate, and it reached seven editions by 1824."

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        Reise des jungen Anacharsis durch Griechenland, vierhundert Jahre vor der gewöhnlichen Zeitrechnung. Aus dem Französischen.

       Bln., Libau, bei Lagarde und Friedrich 1789-1793. Bde. 7 Bde. (Komplett!) 8°. Zus. ca. 1800 S. Je Bd. m. 1 gest. Fontisp. u. 34 tlw. mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertaf. (dav. 4 Münztaf. u. 15 mehrf. gefalt. Karten des Geographen Jean-Denis Barbié du Bocage. Mehrere mehrf. gefalt. Grund- und Aufrisse u. Zeichnungen antiker Bauten u. ein mehrf. gefalt. Stich der Zeichnung: `Platon mit seinen Schülern auf dem Vorgebirge Sunium.` Blattgr. 25,5x41 cm. Bildgr. 18x28,5 cm. Die Stiche sind komplett! In Teil 2 befinden sich statt der am Tit. angekündigten 13 Taf. eine Taf. mehr, also 14. Dafür finden sich in Teil 3 statt der 6 am Tit. angekündigten Taf. nur fünf. DEr Grund dafür findet sich findet sich in der `Nachricht für den Buchbinder` am letzten Bll. von Tl. 3. Dort heißt es: `Die Abbildung einer Athenischen Münze gehört noch zum 2. Bande S. 179.` Im vorliegenden Werk sind also die Stiche nicht nur vollständig sondern auch korrekt eingebunden! Kart. d. Zt., 7. Bd. abweichend in HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückengoldpräg. gebunden. Rü. v. Bd. 1-6 restaur.Graesse I, 300; Fromm 2082 - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der berühmten, mehrfach nachgedruckten Beschreibung Griechenlands in Form einer fiktiven Reise in das 4. Jhdt.. v. Chr. - Übersetzt nach der zweiten Ausgabe. - Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, genannt Abbé Barthélemy (1716-1795), war ein französischer Kleriker, Archäologe, Numismatiker und Literat. 1788 veröffentlichte er das hier vorliegende Werk `Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce dans le milieu du IVe siècle`. An die Figur des Anacharsis knüpft er die literarische Fiktion des Jüngeren Anacharsis an und macht ihn zum Helden dieses großen Reiseromans, der das Griechenlandbild seiner Zeit entscheidend prägte. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Griechenland, Geschichte

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        Nouvelles de Jean Boccace EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: De l'imprimerie de A. Egron, 1802. Fine. De l'imprimerie de A. Egron, Paris 1802, In-8 (12,5x20,5cm), (8) xx, 304pp. (2) ; (2) 275pp. (2) et (4) 243pp. ; (2) 293pp. (2), 4 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - first edition of this free translation Mirabeau Also contains tales libertines qu'écrivit Jean de la Fontaine under the inspiration of Boccaccio, illustrated with figures of 8 Marillier engraved by Pontius. Binding in speckled full calf contemporary. Back smooth decorated with 2 different irons, 2 boxes to the grotesque and casters. As an exhibit in red morocco long grain and volume number in brown morocco. Frieze framing on the boards. spine slightly thinned. minor rubbings. Very nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de cette traduction libre de Mirabeau, Contient aussi les contes libertins qu'écrivit Jean de la Fontaine sous l'inspiration de Boccace, illustrée de 8 figures de Marillier gravées par Ponce ; Ces jolies gravures présentent une figure centrale et plusieurs scénettes distribuées dans l'encadrement. Reliure en plein veau moucheté d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 2 fers différents, 2 caissons à la grotesque et de roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge à grains longs, et de tomaison en maroquin brun. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats.  Menus frottements. Rares rousseurs, notamment sur les gravures (lesquelles ont parfois quelques mouillures marginales). Très bel exemplaire. En sus du Décaméron de Boccace, on trouve in fine 2 contes traduits du persan et deux contes arabes. Publication posthume de ces traductions, Mirabeau décédant en 1791.  NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        The Country Twenty-Five Miles Round London, planned from a Scale of One Mile to an Inch . 3rd Edition.

      London Charing Cross W. Faden 1802 - Overall dimensions c. 104 x 127 cm. A wonderful map of London and its environs. Original colour in outline to the county borders and in block to the city, marshes, rivers, parks and estates. The map extends from Ware in the north to Dorking in the south and Basildon in the east to Beaconsfield in the west. Dissected into 32 sections and backed onto linen. When folded it is housed in original marbled paper covered slipcase, with paper label to upper cover. Slipcase rather worn, map in very good condition with good bright colour. Conforms to Howgego's description apart from on the map itself not having the day and month in the date and making no mention of Faden's address, although the label on the slip-case does say Published by W. Faden.Charing Cross. Howgego, No. 188, (6).

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        Die akustik. Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel, 1802.

      - Contemporary full calf leather with gilt ornamented spine and covers, red morocco title shield. Both hinges partly broken. 4o: [2], xxxii, 304, [2], 305-310 pp. With engr. portrait on the titlepage by W. Bollinger, and 11 folding engraved plates. Good copy with a manuscript dedication. First edition of the author's pioneer work which established the science of acoustics. The first complete historical text on the subject, this work extended his earlier observations (1787) to include vibrating ellipses, semicircles, triangles, and six-sided polygons. This copy of Chladni's masterpiece was a present given in 1812 to the Haarlem schoolmaster P.J. Prinsen by the father of his pupil Carl Gottfried Voorhelm Schneevoogt.B0141.

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        General Zoology or Systematic Natural History. Volume III: AMPHIBIA.

      - London, G. Kearsley/ Thomas Davison, 1802. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (230 x 160mm). With 2 engraved titles and 140 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spines a bit crudely rebacked. "Shaw's work best known to herpetologists is the Amphibia section, in two parts (1802 [1801?]) with 140 plates, from the extensive series 'General Zoology.'. This was the first world review of amphibians and reptiles in English" (Adler p. 17).Nissen IVB, 870.

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        Histoire géographique, politique et naturelle de la Sardaigne. Tome premier (et Tome second)

      chez Levrault. et à Strasbourg, chez les mêmes An X (1802), Paris - Legature coeve in mz. vitello con fregi e titolo oro su doppio tassello al ds. Tagli colorati. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale, rara. Fossati-Bellani, 4146 Provenienza: Chateau Delaplagne. 8vo (19,2), 2 Voll., 2 cc.nn., XIX-369 pp., 2 cc.nn., 404 pp. con una grande carta della Sardegna più volte rip. con tratti a colore (cm. 39,5 x56). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gravures de mode de l'An 10 à 1828 EDITION ORIGINALE

      S.L. [Paris]: S.n., 1802. Fine. S.n., S.L. [Paris] 1802-1828, 12,5x21cm, 102 planches reliées. - first edition of the 102 boards in enhanced colors. Modern binding full cream carton Golden floral Boichot signed Thomas, back smoothes decorated a room as black morocco. Bookplate "Fashion Group of Paris" stuck on the inside cover. First a little piqued board, otherwise the others are very fine. Copy pleasantly established. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ces 102 planches rehaussée en couleurs. Reliure moderne en plein cartonnage crème à motif floral doré signé Thomas Boichot, dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin noir. Ex-libris "Fashion Group of Paris" collé sur le contreplat. Première planche un peu piquée, sinon les autres sont très fraîches. Exemplaire agréablement établi.  

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        La Republique Batave divisèe En Ses Departemens Par Lamarche Venise 1802.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Delamarche b. Società Calcografia in Venedig, dat. 1802, 47 x 64,5 van der Heijden, De kaart van Nederland in de Franse Tijd 1795-1814, Kaart 23. - Diese sehr seltene Karte gehört zu einem nie beendetem Projekt der "Società Calcografia", ein Zusammenschluß der beiden venezianischen Verleger des 18. Jahrhundert Antonio Zatta und Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. - Weitere Karten die uns aus dem Projekt bekannt sind tragen auch den Namen "à Venise Chez la Societe Chalcographique". - Das Projekt ist nie beendet worden und die Karten in nur der oben genannten und uns bekannten Bibliographie aufgeführt. - Oben rechts in Manuskript "N. XVII." - Die Karte zeigt die Batavische Republik (Bataafse Republiek) mit den Departements du Frise, Groningue, Over-Issel, Zutfen, Gueldre Utrecht u. Ollande propre. - Oben links altkolorierte Kartusche. - Extrem seltener Einblattdruck! This very rare map belongs to a never finished project for the atlas of the so called Società Calcografia, a simple commercial trade realized by the two main Venetian publishers of the XVIII century, Antonio Zatta and Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. The term Società Calcografica has been deduced from the map of the world, which is part of the collection and bears in the lower cartouche the French writing "à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique". As already stated, the project was never finished for no atlas. Very likely, then, the maps have been sold individually, or maybe as part of smaller, custom collections. The maps of the collection derive from Paolo and Francesco Santini’s plates, used by Remondini in his 1782/4 "Atlas Universelle" and from the plates of Antonio Zatta’s "Nuovo Atlante" published in 1796. Santini’s maps have been beautifully enriched, using the system of small, masked plates which can be perceived through the platemarks on the paper, with great cartouches according to the classical style of Zatta and have been probably engraved by the members of his staff, Pasquali, Zuliani and Pitteri. The cartouches bear very often historical descriptions and maybe the maps have been realized to depict the great geographic changes of the peninsula during the Napoleonic period. In our opinion, the two publishers worked together to the realization of the project until Antonio Zatta died (1804), and the complete atlas was never finished because Giuseppe Antonio Remondini also died in 1811. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Les Royaumes De Portugal et d'Algarve. Par Rizzi Zannoni - Venise 1082 (1802). - Pasquali s.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Giovanni Battista Pasquali n. Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni b. Società Calcografia in Venedig, dat. 1802, 46,5 x 61,5 Biblioteca Nacional De Portugal, 460748 sonst bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar! - Diese sehr seltene Karte gehört zu einem nie beendetem Projekt der "Società Calcografia", ein Zusammenschluß der beiden venezianischen Verleger des 18. Jahrhundert Antonio Zatta und Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. - Weitere Karten die uns aus dem Projekt bekannt sind tragen auch den Namen "à Venise Chez la Societe Chalcographique". - Das Projekt ist nie beendet worden und die Karten in keiner uns bekannten Bibliographie aufgeführt. - Oben rechts in Manuskript "N. VI." - Die Karte zeigt den Portugal. - Unten links altkolorierte Titelkartusche; darunter Meilenzeiger. - Extrem seltener Einblattdruck! This very rare map belongs to a never finished project for the atlas of the so called Società Calcografia, a simple commercial trade realized by the two main Venetian publishers of the XVIII century, Antonio Zatta and Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. The term Società Calcografica has been deduced from the map of the world, which is part of the collection and bears in the lower cartouche the French writing "à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique". As already stated, the project was never finished for no atlas containing these maps has ever been listed in any bibliography. Very likely, then, the maps have been sold individually, or maybe as part of smaller, custom collections. The maps of the collection derive from Paolo and Francesco Santini’s plates, used by Remondini in his 1782/4 "Atlas Universelle" and from the plates of Antonio Zatta’s "Nuovo Atlante" published in 1796. Santini’s maps have been beautifully enriched, using the system of small, masked plates which can be perceived through the platemarks on the paper, with great cartouches according to the classical style of Zatta and have been probably engraved by the members of his staff, Pasquali, Zuliani and Pitteri. The cartouches bear very often historical descriptions and maybe the maps have been realized to depict the great geographic changes of the peninsula during the Napoleonic period. In our opinion, the two publishers worked together to the realization of the project until Antonio Zatta died (1804), and the complete atlas was never finished because Giuseppe Antonio Remondini also died in 1811. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht (Vue Générale De Pola, Du Coté du Port, prise de la Tour de Roland.').

      - Kupferstich v. Née n. L.F. Cassas aus Voyage pittoresque et historique de l' Istrie et de la Dalmatie, . b. Joseph Lavallée in Paris, 1802, 26,5 x 40,5 Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, 358, 13. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Voyage de la Propontide et du Pont-Euxin.

      Paris, Dentu, 1800-1802. - 8vo. 2 vols. XII, 168 pp. (4), (169)-416 pp. With 6 folding engr. maps. Contemp. marbled calf with gilt cover borders and double labels to gilt spines. Marbled endpapers. Variant issue of the first edition, probably the second issue altogether. "Le Chevalier had assisted Choiseul-Gouffier in his 'Voyage pittoresque de la Grèce', and was then sent to Jassy to observe Russian troop movements. His work is an account of a journey round the shores of the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea" (Atabey). While Chatzipanagioti-S. differentiates between the first and the second edition, the present variant is not described: the verso of the half-title of vol. 1 shows only the "avis au relieur"; p. 168: "Fin du tome premier"; p. 169 (beginning of text in vol. 2) is unpaginated. Thus, this apparently constitutes the second issue of the first editon. - Lechevalier stood in the service of Choiseul-Gouffier; from 1787 onwards he accompanied Alexander Ipsilanti on a tour of the Mediterranean which lasted several months. The maps show the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles, the Black Sea, the Bosporus, Constantinople, and Brussa. - Both title pages have contemporary ownership stamps ("S" with princely crown); a few minor tears to maps have been professionally repaired; some staining to title page of vol. 2. A prettily bound copy, formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Blackmer 995. Weber II, 649. Atabey 697. Graesse IV, 137. Cf. Chatzipanagioti-S. 538f. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Uiber (über) Truhten und Truhtensteine, Barden und Bardenlieder, Feste, Schmäuse etc., und Gerichte der Teutschen nebst Urkunden. Von Wilhelm Reynitzsch, Königl. Preußischen wirklichen Regierungs=Rath.

      Gotha, in der Ettingerschen Buchhandlung, 1802 - 1 gesochenes Frontispiz, (XVI), 368, 87 (5) Seiten mit zwei Textkupfern und Runendarstellungen in Holzschnitt. Gegliedert in drei Abschnitte. I.Abschnitt: Von den Teutschen, ihren Gottesdienst, 'Truhten, Barden und Skalden; II. Abschnitt: Von den teutschen hohen Festen oder Hochzeiten und Gerichten; III. Abschnitt: sinnbildliche Rechtsgelehrsamkeit der alten und mittlern Teutschen; Anhang mit zwölf Urkunden. Ein wichtiges Dokument mit außerordentlich reichhaltigen Quellenangaben. Das Frontispiz zeigt den Berg Nipf im Ries, mit dem Frauen Kloster Marien Kirchheim und der Ruine des Schlosses Forchberg (hier Flogberg !). * * * ExLibris auf Vorsatz, Rückenbezug schadhaft und mit Fehlstellen, Bindung teilweise gelockert, sonst noch gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar dieses seltenen Buches. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 790 18, 5 x 11, 5 cm, zeitgenössische Papp-Deckel, diese und der Rücken mit Marmorpapier bezogen.

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        The Natural History of British Fishes, Including Scientific and General Descriptions of the Most Interesting Species, and an Extensive Selection of Accurately Finished Coloured Plates, Taken Entirely from Original Drawings, Purposely Made from the Specimens in a Recent State, and for the Most Part Whilst Living (Vol. I-V)

      London: Printed for the Author and for F. C. and J. Rivington, 1802-1808. Hardcover. Very Good+. Half gilt-ruled red morocco and marbled paper, gilt-stamped lettering and ornament in spine compartments (5 raised bands), t.e.g.; complete set of 5 volumes, 8vo (240x150mm); with 120 hand-colored engraved plates (watermarked 1805). Some very light scuffing along joints and edges of boards. Ex-library, with blindstamps on titles and a few text leaves, a few withdrawal inkstamps. Otherwise, just a little light toning to a few plates -- overall, internally bright and clean, and colors remain true. Plates are striking.

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      New York, 1802. Contemporary sheep, gilt morocco spine label on first volume (lacking on second volume). Hinges of second volume repaired, boards quite rubbed and edgeworn. Contemporary ownership signature on titlepage of both volumes. Moderate tanning and staining. Good. In cloth chemises and half morocco and cloth slipcases, spines gilt. Styled the "revised and corrected" edition on the titlepage, with additions to the first edition of 1788. "Most famous and influential American political work. Written in collaboration with Jay and Madison" - Howes. Ford attributes editorship of this edition to John Wells, though Sabin attributes it to William Coleman, noting it as "the last issued during Hamilton's life...." This edition is expanded by the addition of the federal constitution and the first eleven amendments, and a series of articles written by Hamilton under the pseudonym "Pacificus," defending Washington's "Neutrality Proclamation" of 1793 regarding the Anglo-French war. Arguably the most complete edition, and the only other English language edition issued in Hamilton's lifetime, in the preface it identifies Hamilton, Jay, and Madison as the authors but does not specify who wrote which essays; "it was at first intended to mark the numbers distinctly which were written by each; but considerations have since occurred which would perhaps render this measure improper." Clearly issued by Hamilton partisans, the preface implies that virtually all of it was Hamilton's work, and the republication of the Pacificus essays (written in opposition to Madison) confirms the Hamiltonian slant.

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        Les Furies, d?après les poètes et les artistes anciens. Traduction par T. F. Winckler.

      Paris, Auguste, Delalain, 1802, - in-8vo, VIII + 126 p., complet de ses 4 gravures dont deux coloriées à la main et une dépliante, pages non coupées légèrement brunies, tache d?humidité qui touche le coin sup. d?une planche, reliure en pleine toile (début XXe), avec titre sur le dos. L?édition originale complète avec les planches, dont 2 en couleurs des furies ?femmes hystériques? Karl August Böttiger (8 juin 1760, Reichenbach ? 17 novembre 1835, Dresde), archéologue, pédagogue, philologue et écrivain. Il dirigea le gymnase de Weimar de 1791 à 1804, puis fut nommé inspecteur des musées d'antiques. Il entretenait une correspondance importante avec Aubin-Louis Millin et fréquentait l'ambassadeur de France au royaume de Saxe, Jean-François de Bourgoing.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description de l'Egypte : FAYOUM ET ENVIRONS Vues de deux pyramides en bri & §DAUDET#Robert§§(sculpsit) EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1802. Fine. Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1802-1830, 70 X 51,5 cm, une feuille. - Original etching in plano extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark see-through ancient and modern Egypt, protected by winds. Views of several pyramids rising in the area of Fayoum, west of the Nile. The first mud brick planted in the desert north of the canal of Joseph. The second is also brick, east of the village of El Lahun. The third stood near the Nile Meydouneh on a truncated pyramidal base whose top seems unfinished. The fourth is one of the largest pyramids of Saqqara, consisting of a kind of capstone on a pedestal. Finally, the last views show the pyramids of Saqqara the south on the banks of the Nile. Perfect condition, almost without freckles marginal. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale in plano extraite de l''Edition Impériale' de la Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et recherches faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition française, publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand. Réalisée entre 1802 et 1830, elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires offerts aux institutions. Papier vergé au filigrane 'Egypte ancienne et moderne' visible par transparence, protégé par une serpente. Vues de plusieurs pyramides s'élevant dans la région du Fayoum, à l'Ouest du Nil. La première est en briques crues plantée dans un désert au nord du canal de Joseph. La seconde est en briques également, à l'est du village d'El Lâhoun. La troisième s'élève non loin du Nil, à Meydouneh, sur un socle pyramidal tronqué dont le sommet semble inachevé. La quatrième est l'une des plus grandes pyramides de Saqqarah, composée d'un genre de pyramidion sur un piédestal. Enfin les dernières vues montrent les pyramides de Saqqarah au midi sur les bords du Nil. Parfait état de conservation, presque sans rousseur marginale. La monumentale première édition de la Description de l'Egypte en 13 volumes comportait 892 planches dont 72 coloriées, parmi lesquelles 9 volumes concernaient l'Antiquité. Les autres volumes traitaient de l'Histoire Naturelle et de l'Egypte moderne car Napoléon Bonaparte avait emmené avec lui une commission de savants de toutes disciplines si bien que, disait-on, dans sa description était emmagasiné 'le plus riche musée de l'Univers'. Cet ouvrage fut rédigé en partie par la baron Dominique Vivant-Denon avant que ce dernier soit nommé directeur général du Musée Napoléon au Louvre. Plus de 80 artistes et 400 graveurs furent engagés pour ce projet titanesque. Les dimensions des planches exceptionnellement grandes nécessitèrent la création d'une presse spéciale et d'un meuble spécifique pour les conserver...!

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        The Divina Commedia of Dante Alighieri

      London: Cadell and Davies, 1802. First complete edition in English. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Dante. vi, [2], 408; [4], 384; [4], 420 pp., with the half-titles in all three volumes. 3 vols. 8vo. Uniform contemporary plain calf, covers with the gilt arms of the Society of Writers to the Signet in the center of each cover (neatly rebacked with a new spine and label, edges and corners a little rubbed). A little foxed and spotted in places, title-page of first volume evenly browned, large hole through the blank fore-margin of five leaves near the end of the first volume (not touching the text and possibly caused by a flaw in the paper before it was printed). First complete edition in English. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Dante. vi, [2], 408; [4], 384; [4], 420 pp., with the half-titles in all three volumes. 3 vols. 8vo. The pinnacle of Italian literature, Dante's Divine Comedy was completed a year before his death in 1321. Its significance and influence cannot be overstated. "In 1802 Boyd issued three volumes of an English verse translation of the whole Divina commedia of Dante, with preliminary essays, notes, and illustrations. The translation is important as the first English version of the complete Divine Comedy to be published... The edition's value was in assisting to re-establish an audience for Dante, whose reputation had suffered a decline in the previous century. It was dedicated to Viscount Charleville, whose chaplain Boyd was until the Irish rising induced him to resign his post" (ODNB). The work is of further interest as record of early nineteenth century translation, as Boyd adheres to a neo-classical system of six line stanzas. Boyd was born into a farming family in Dromore, Co. Antrim and later educated at Trinity College, Dublin. His translation of the first book of Dante's Divine Comedy, the Inferno, was published in two volumes in 1785 with notes, a biography of Dante and a "specimen of a new translation of the Orlando Furioso of Ariosto". Provenance: The Society of Writers to the Signet, Edinburgh, with their gilt armorial stamp on the covers, label and shelfmarks on the front pastedown

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        Dresden-Chronik, Klemm/Hilscher, 1837, 106 Ansichten

      Klemm Gustav, 1802-67 - Dresden-Chronik, Klemm/Hilscher, 1837, 106 Ansichten Chronik der Königlich Sächsischen Residenzstadt Dresden. -Der Sammler für Geschichte und Alterthum, Kunst und Natur im Elbtale. Sammelband mit sämtlichen Tafeln aus Beiden Werken. Mit 94 Tafeln in Kupferstich und Lithographie mit zus. 106 Ansichten. 205x245 mm., marmorierter Pappband der Zeit, bestossen, beschabt, Papierbezug mit Fehlstellen mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild. Gebunden in einem Band. Kupfer mit Ansichten von und aus Dresden, meist nach älteren Vorlagen; darunter diverse Gesamtansichten, Schlösser, Kirchen, Tore, Brücken. Die Tafeln teilweise . nach Motiven von Canaletto, Kellerthaler, Merian, etc. Die komplette Folge der Ansichten (ohne den Text). Tafeln mitunter etwas gebräunt und fleckig, selten kleine einrisse. Ganz unten links, meist außerhalb der Darstellung, durchgehend leichter Wasserschaden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ludwigslust. - Kaskade und Hofkirche. - "Die Cascade in Ludwigslust".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung , aquarelliert, 1802. 34,5 x53 cm (Darstellung) / 41,2 x 58,2 cm. Unterhalb der Darstellung links "Fr. Ge. Hoffmann fecit", darunter mittig betitelt. Graphik auf J. Ruse-Bütten. - Die Umrissradierung zeigt eingebettet in eine detaillierte Staffage im Vordergrund die aus dem Wasser des großen Kanals gespeiste Große Kaskade vor dem Ludwigsluster Schloss. Ihre heutige Gestalt erhielt die 70m breite Kaskade ab 1780. Den Figurenschmuck, die Figuren der mittleren Gruppe sind Allegorien auf die Flüsse Stör und Rögnitz, schuf Rudolf Kaplunger. Im Hintergrund ist die Hofkirche zu erkennen, deren Kirchenschiff vom breiten Portikus verdeckt wird. - Am linken und rechten Blattrand Lichtrand. Kleine Einrisse im Randbereich restauriert. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes, sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Fr. Akrel n. Gustav Klint, "Karta öfver Gibraltars Sund . 1802".

      - dat. 1802, 63 x 96 Tooley, Dictionary of Mapmakers, Bd. 3, S. 41. Gustav Klint ( 1771 - 1840 ), Hydrograph in Stockholm. Er war Hrsg. des Sveriges Sjö Atlas ( 1795 - 1820! ). - Seltene Karte! Der Titel befindet sich rechts oben. Mit drei Nebenkarten a) "Gibraltars Bay" b) "Redden vid Cadiz" und c) "Kusten vid Malaga" Die Karte zeigt die Meerenge von Gibraltar mit Südportugal ( Algarve ) und Südspanien, sowie die Nordküste von Tunesien und Marokko.

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        Grotesque Architecture; or, Rural Amusement Consisting of Plans, Elevations, and Sections, for Huts, Retreats, Summer and Winter Hermitages, Terminaries, Chinese, Gothic, and Natural Grottos, Cascades, Baths, Mosques, Moresque Pavilions, Grotesque and Rustic Seats, Greenhouses etc A new Edition

      London: Printed by W. Stratford..for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1802. 8vo, original plain blue wrappers, in brown cloth folding box, gilt-lettered black morocco label on front of box. Allegorical engraved frontispiece, 8(title-page & text) pp., 28 plates printed on rectos only, [8(catalogue)] pp. Water spots on front wrapper, barely perceptible on frontispiece; occasional light foxing and soiling; an exceptional copy, untrimmed in original wrappers. Third and final edition, an unaltered reprint from the first edition of 1767 and the second of c. 1790. Essentially a pattern book for architectural follies, this extraordinary work depicts and describes designs for huts, hermitages, grottoes, and other rural retreats in which many bizarre building materials, ranging from roots and moss to bones and wool, are incorporated. Some of the edifices are amazingly complex and imposing. Wrighte's text is terse but suggestive; of one structure he writes, "This design is calculated to be built on a small verdant amphitheatre, near a murmuring stream, and as a proper retreat from the fatigues of a sultry day." In the publisher's catalogue at the rear this title is one of 32 architectural and decorative pattern books; and the fact that it went into three editions over a period of 35 years indicates its perceived importance. Berlin Cat. 3420. Harris, British Architectural Books and Writers, 1556-1785, 953.

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        Lorimon ou l'homme tel qu'il est Denneville ou l'homme tel qu'il devrait

      à Paris: Chez Testu , chez Patris et Gilbert, 1802. Fine. Chez Testu , chez Patris et Gilbert, à Paris 1802, 6 tomes en 6 Vol. in 8 (13x20,5cm), relié. - New edition. Although publishers are different for the two works, there is a note at the end of Lorimont announcing the upcoming release of Denville. The two editions are similar in all respects, the editorial company has just been taken over by a follower, the leading perhaps having failed. Lorimont is illustrated with a frontispiece and six figures carved by Ruotte. Denneville itself is illustrated with a frontispiece and 6 figures unsigned. Note that the author of the prints is not the same for both works, while the style of engravings Lorimont is rather late eighteenth, the Denville is typical of the Empire (the costumes, postures and scenery are interesting). The publication of Lorimon is necessarily prior to 1802 Lorimon is followed by another: Miss Henrietta, or the story of the day. Full Sheepskin and marbled ice bicolor Empire. Smooth back long red morocco decorated with grains wheels nets and iron pieces with titles and volume numbers in chocolate morocco. boards marbled brown with 2 wheels original framing. Beautiful binding Empire, both elegant and rich. Bit rubbed, some smears. Beautiful series décorative.On bed, in the preliminary disboard Denville 'Lorimon shows us the human being in all its imperfections [...] and here it is expounded in the traits that make estimating, love. Both novels offering two biographies are moral novels, they are followed by notes that are as much philosophical and moral questions and the author considered as important as the narrative. Baculard Arnaud (1718-1805) was a French writer of the late eighteenth which had some success. His beginnings were noticed by Voltaire, who argued the same with his own money, he practiced what he calls himself the 'dark kind. Now that critics see wider than in the past, his work continues to grow in importance. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Bien que les éditeurs soient différents pour les deux oeuvres, on trouve une note à la fin de Lorimont annonçant la publication prochaine de Denneville. Les 2 éditions étant semblables en tous points, l'entreprise éditoriale a simplement été reprise par un suiveur, le premier éditeur ayant peut-être fait faillite. Lorimont est illustré d'un frontispice et de 6 figures gravées par Ruotte. Denneville est lui-même illustré d'un frontispice et de 6 figures non signées. On remarquera que l'auteur des gravures n'est pas le même pour les deux oeuvres, alors que le style des gravures de Lorimont est plutôt fin XVIIIe, celui de Denneville est typique de l'Empire (les costumes, les postures et les décors sont intéressants). La publication de Lorimon est forcément antérieur à 1802. Lorimon est suivi d'une nouvelle : Miss Henriette, ou l'anecdote du jour. Reliure en pleine basane glacée et marbrée Empire bicolore. Dos lisse en maroquin à longs grains rouge orné de roulettes filets et fers avec pièces de titres et de tomaisons en maroquin chocolat. Plats marbrés bruns avec 2 roulettes d'encadrement originales. Très belle reliure Empire, à la fois élégante et riche. Mors frottés, quelques frottis. Belle série décorative. On lit, dans le discours préliminaire de Denneville : 'Lorimon nous montre la créature humaine dans toutes ses défectuosites [...], et ici, elle nous est exposée sous des traits qui la font estimer, aimer. Les deux romans offrant deux biographies sont des romans moraux, ils sont suivis de notes qui sont autant d'interrogations philosophiques et morales et que l'auteur considérait comme tout aussi importantes que la narration. Baculard d'Arnaud (1718-1805) fut un écrivain français de la fin du XVIIIe qui eut un succès certain. Ses débuts furent remarqués par Voltaire, qui le soutint même de ses deniers, il pratiqua ce qu'il nomme lui-même le 'genre sombre'. A présent que les critiques voient plus large que par le passé, son oeuvre ne cesse de prendre de l'importance.

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        Hob. XXI:3]. Die Jahreszeiten nach Thomson. Partitur. Originalausgabe. [Full score]

      Breitkopf & Haertel [without PN] [1802], Leipzig - First Edition (issue with text in both German and English). Hoboken XXI:3, pp. 58-59. Hoboken collection catalogue 9, 1411 (with watermarks). Hirsch IV, 795 (second copy; see note, ibid.). RISM H2542.This second collaboration between Haydn and the librettist Gottfried von Swieten was based on the poem by James Thomson (1700-1748) published in 1730. The work was first performed on April 24, 1801 in a private première at the Schwarzenberg Palace in Vienna; the first public production took place on May 19, 1801. "Although the initial reception of The Seasons was favourable – Haydn wrote to Clementi that it had enjoyed ‘unanimous approval’ and that ‘many prefer it to The Creation, because of its greater variety’ – critical opinion soon became mixed, owing in part to its perceived ‘lower’ subject, in part to a growing aesthetic resistance to its many pictorialisms. Haydn himself contributed to both strands of criticism: he supposedly said to Francis II, ‘In The Creation angels speak and tell of God, but in The Seasons only Simon speaks’ (Dies); and he indiscreetly criticized Swieten’s croaking frogs (‘Frenchified trash’) and the absurdity of a choral hymn to toil (Fleiss). Nonetheless he maintained that it would join The Creation in assuring his lasting fame. For the publication he took the path of lesser resistance, selling the rights to Breitkopf & Härtel." James Webster and Georg Feder in Grove Music Online.Early owner "G.F. Graham" may be George Farquhar Graham (1789- 1867), a Scottish musicologist and composer who contributed the article "Music" to the seventh edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Folio. Modern half dark blue morocco with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling gilt. 1f. (fine decorative engraved title by Böhm after Kininger, depicting the four seasons as allegorical figures), [i] (part title to Part I, in German and English), [i] ("Personen," in German and English), 251 (Part I: spring and summer), [i] (blank), [i] (part title to Part II, in German and English, with misspelling "Jahrszeiten"), 252-485 (Part II: autumn and winter), 486-496 (score of three trombone parts for Part I and II) pp. Typeset. The trombone parts are omitted from the main text.Early owner's signature, "G.F. Graham," to first pages of Part I and II. Early performance markings (musical numbering and metronome markings) in blue pencil to pp. 1, 28, 38, and 54. Slightly browned and foxed; title slightly dampstained at upper outer margins with small tear to blank lower margin repaired.An attractive copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        No. 1545. Bulletin des Lois, No. 191 ARRETE Relatif a la benediction nuptial par les rabins. [Decree forbidding Rabbis from marrying Jews prior to their Civil marriage. Paris. A one page document.]

      De i"Imprimerie de Depot des Lois,, Place du Carrousel, Paris, France 1802 - A single leaf in marbled boards. [Decree forbidding Rabbis from marrying Jews prior to their Civil marriage. Paris. A one page document.] The document bears the date: first day in the month of Prairial (the 10th month) in year X (the 10th year) according to the Revolutionary Calendar. Since the 10th year began on September 23, 1801, this document was published in 1802. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland; With a Few of Modern Date, Founded Upon Local Tradition

      Kelso: Printed By James Ballantyne, For T. Cadell Jun. And W. Davies, Strand, London; And Sold by Manners and Miller, and A. Constable, Edinburgh, 1802. - Two volumes. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece. First edition, first printing. Finely bound in period full tan tree calf by J. Brown, with lyre decorations and Greek key bands to the spines in gilt, lettered in gilt, blue speckled edges. Very good, with wear to the extremities, some chipping to the front hinges at the spine ends, slightly tender outer hinges, otherwise tight and secure bindings, former owner's bookplates to the front pastedowns, Vol. I lacking the half-title, first fly-title and the errata leaf, a few faint and scattered spots to the otherwise bright pages. Overall, a clean and handsome copy of the first edition of Scott's first major work. Todd & Bowden 8Aa. Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border is a collection of fifty-three of Scott's border ballads, which are thematically divided into three sections: "Historical Ballads," "Romantic Ballads," and "Imitations of the Ancient Ballad." Minstrelsy marked Scott's true literary debut, written and published as a collection of the traditional ballads that Scott had been collecting in yearly trips to the Borders since 1792. The Scottish Borders were of personal interest to Scott; in addition to spending part of his childhood in the region, the poet and historian spent the last decades of his life at Abbotsford, located on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das malerische u.romantischr Rheinland, anno 1838-40, Simrock Ka

      Simrock Karl, 1802-76 - Das malerische u.romantischr Rheinland, anno 1838-40, Simrock Karl Das malerische und romantische Rheinland. Leipzig, Georg Wigand, (1838-1840). Gr.-8°, 23x15 cm., Mit 60 Stahlstichtafeln. 488 Seiten. Unter Verwendung des alten Lederrückens neu gebunden. Das malerische und romantische Deutschland, Bd. 9. - Wie stets etwas braunfleckig und stockfleckig. Erste Ausgabe. - Die schönen Ansichten - im kräftigen Abdruck - zeigen: Aachen (2). Ahrenberg. Andernach. Bacharach. Balduinstein. Bieberich. Bingen. Blankenheim. Bonn. Die beiden Brüder. Burg. Cochem. Creutznach. Daun. Dhaun. Dorf Altenahr. Ehrenburg. Ems. Frankfurt. Gerolstein. Godesberg. Johannisberg. Die Katze. Kaub, Pfalz u. Gutenfels. Kloster Altenberg. Kloster Laach. Kobern u. Matthiaskapelle. Koblenz u.Ehrenbreitstein. Köln (2). Koenigstein. Kronenburg. Langenschwalbach. Limburg. Lurlei. Mainz: Dom. Die Maus. Naussau. Neu Rheineck. Neu Rheinstein. Niedeggen. Oberwesel. Opladen. Rheinfels (2). Rheingrafenstein. Rolandseck u. Nonnenwerth. Rüdesheim. Ruine Schoenberg. Sayn. Schloss Altenahr.Schloss Dalberg. Schloss Elz. Schloss Olbrück. Solingen. Sooneck. Stolzenfels. Thurant u. Alken. Wiesbaden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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