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        Mahomet. Trauerspiel in fünf Aufzügen, nach Voltaire.

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1802.. 104 SS. Etwas späterer Pappband. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe. - Einband berieben und bestoßen, Titel gestempelt. - Hagen 109 D. Goedeke IV/3, 356, 87. Kippenberg 377. Fischer 375.

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        Laurie & Whittle's New Chart of the Straits of Malacca

      London: Laurie & Whittle, 1802. unbound. Sea chart. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 35 1/2" x 48". Magnificent sea chart of the Strait of Malacca including Singapore covers from the Red Islands south past Malacca to Poolo Bitang and the Straits of Dryon. Singapore Island and strait, which was rarely explicitly mentioned in maps of this time, but was nevertheless an important trade artery, is identified here. Till date, the Strait of Singapore is one of the busiest trade routes of the world. An inset of the Straits of Singapore on a larger scale is included below the title. Another large inset of the Passage from Poolo Larra to Cape Rachado on a larger scale is included in the lower left quadrant. The western coast of the Malay Peninsula as well as the eastern coast of Sumatra is beautifully detailed with various towns, mountains, and inlets noted. Countless depth soundings, as well as shading to indicate shoals, reefs, and other undersea dangers are evident throughout. The coast line is illustrated with topographical cross sections. This chart is drawn from several surveys and manuscript charts of Alexander Black, the late Mr. John Redford of the Nonsuch together with those of Captain Horsburgh, G.G. Richardson, John Lindsay etc. etc. Published in "The East-India Pilot, or Oriental Navigator, on One Hundred and Eighteen Plates: Containing a Complete Collection of Charts and Plans, &c..." Maps are based on the 1745 French "Neptune Oriental" by Jean Baptiste Nicolas Denis d'Apres de Mannevillette. The later English editions include various additions. With their beautiful and unusual visual approach, these incredibly scarce sea charts are rarely available for sale. Minor overall offsetting. Stains at places and minor wear along along edges. Robert Laurie (c. 1755 - 1836) and James Whittle (1757-1818) were London-based map and atlas publishers active in the late 18th and early 19th century. Their firm combined Laurie's engraving skills with Whittle's social contacts and print sales experience. Together, they published numerous maps and atlases, often enlisting prominent cartographers such as Kitchin, Faden, Jefferys and others to update and modify their plates. Scarce.

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        Reise in Ober-Pensylvanien und im Staate Neu-York. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von D. Tiedemann.

      Berlin, Voss, 1802. - 8°. 1 Bl., XIV, 472 SS., mit 2 Kupfertafeln Pappband d. Zt. mit Deckelschild "Hardenberg" Sabin 17502; Howes C 884. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, erschienen in der Reihe "Magazin von merkwürdigen neuen Reisebeschreibungen, Bd. XXIII". Vgl. Boucher de la Richarderie VI, 69 ( zur französischen Erstausgabe von 1801): "Ce qui distingue sur-tout ce Voyage, ce sont des détails précieux sur l'état des peuples indigènes de cette partie l'Amérique septentrionale avant l'arrivée des Européens." - Der Autor lebte zeitweise unter den Oneidas und wurde von ihnen adoptiert. Die Tafeln zeigen Angehörige des Stammes. - Einband etwas berieben, vorne mit alter Anmerkung und altem Deckelschildchen "Hardenberg". Sauberer, hübscher Band. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spirit of Laws [With an "Account of the Author's Life and Writings" extracted from "Eloge de M. de Montesquieu" by M. de Maupertuis]

      Printed by Isaiah Thomas, Jun. sold by him and by Mathew Carey, Philadelphia; also by the various Booksellers throughout the United States, Worcester 1802 - First American edition. The first edition was published in 1748. The first translation into English was by Thomas Nugent in 1750 (1752 according to the DNB) which went through several editions. It may be this translation in the American edition. 8vo. In thirty-one books Montesquieu treats the historical origins and principles of laws. The books fall into six sections, the first dealing with forms of government and law in general (eight books); the second with taxation and military arrangements (five books); the third, with manners and customs and their "dependence on climatic conditions" (six books); the fourth with economic matters (four books); the fifth consisting of three books relates to religion; and the last five books (sixth section) with Roman, French and feudal law. This work is "an assemblage of the most fertile, original and inspiriting views on legal and political subjects, put in language of singular suggestiveness and vigour, illustrated by examples which are always apt and luminous, permeated by the spirit of temperate and tolerant desire for human improvement and happiness, and almost unique in its entire freedom at once from doctrinairism, from visionary enthusiasm, from egotism, and from an undue spirit of system" (Ency. Brit.) "One of the greatest masterpieces of political theory and a pioneering work in sociology . In its stress on the historical role of the nobility as a check to royal power it provided a theoretical justification for the resurgance of aristocratic power which was so important in the origins of the French Revolution . its emphasis on the separation of powers of government and on a system of checks and balances profoundly influenced constitutional thought in both America and France" (Charles B. MacNamara, "France in the Age of Revolution," Cornell, 1981). Montesquieu's disapproval of slavery and of religious intolerance are both voiced in this work as are his views on witchcraft (sceptical). In the "Preface" the author writes "I have laid down the first principles, and have found that the particular cases apply naturally to them, that the histories of all nations are only consequences of them; and that every particular law is connected with another law, or depends on some other of a more general extent." One of the primary evidences of Montesquieu's teachings that "in a republican government the whole power of educaion is required if the virtue that makes men choose public over private interest is to be sustained" appears in Jefferson's "Bill for More General Diffusion of Knowledge" of 1779 (Cremin "American Education" p. 439). Shaw and Shoemaker 2682; Tchemerzine viii, 459/60 and PMM 197 for the first edition; McCulloch, pp. 356-8 for the first English edition Two volumes bound as one. Contemporary calf. Rebacked, new endpapers, hole in upper margin of title and adjacent leaves, tear on final leaf affecting a few letters, browning and offsetting. In a leather tipped brown cloth open end case First American edition. The first edition was published in 1748. The first translation into English was by Thomas Nugent in 1750 (1752 according to the DNB) which went through several editions. It may be this translation in the American edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Life of Mahomet; or, the History of That Imposture which was begun, carried on, and finally established by him in Arabia; and which has Subjugated a larger Portion of the Globe, than the Religion of Jesus has yet set at Liberty. To which is added an Account of Egypt

      Worcester: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, Jun, 1802. First American edition. viii, [13]-154, [2] pp. Sm. 12mo. Contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards, morocco label. Worn, rubbed, chipping of boards, some browning and spotting of text, mostly light. Ownership signatures of Mary Turner and Capt. George Walsh of Charlestown, Mass. In a brown cloth open end case. The marbled boards show text through, it appears to be the preface from a medical text. First American edition. viii, [13]-154, [2] pp. Sm. 12mo. There was a strong interest in the Moslem states at this time as numerous sailors and ships had been taken prisoner in the Mediterranean. In 1801 when Jefferson became the president, the United States had already paid almost two million dollars to Tripoli, Tunis, Morocco and Algiers, either to allow our ships passage on the Mediterranean or to ransom prisoners. The bashaw of Tripoli had even declared war on the United States, as he thought that he deserved additional monies as tribute. This war began in May of 1801 and continued until 1804 with the attack on Tripoli by Commodore Preble in the "U.S.S. Constitution." This was primarily a naval war. Shaw and Shoemaker 2535

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        Genereal Leclerc's Handwritten Letter to Artillery Brigade Commander Alex, on October 3, 1802

      Dated on 11 vendémiaire an 11 de la République française (October 3, 1802), At the Headquarters of Le Cap (Au Quartier-général du Cap) - With printed heading "Armee de Saint-Domingue, le General en Chef. Liberté, Égalité.". Signed by Leclerc. 1 leaf, written on both sides. Leclerc's letter regarding the military positions at Le Cap (or Cap-Français; today: Cap-Haïtien) that should be garnished with artillery in case of an attack. Leclerc gives detailed suggestions about the firepower, the number of cannons and howitzers, their supplies and exact positions. He mentions General Claparède, asks the cooperation with him at Fort L'Hopital and Fort Bel-Air. Orders Commander Alex to go with General Claparède for a tour of inspection at La Petite-Anse to see what state the entrenchments are and how many artillery pieces are there. Leclerc refers that he is going to write to General Latouche regarding the amount of gunpowder at their naval station. Charles Leclerc (1772-1802) was a French Army general, Napoleon Bonaparte's brother-in-law. After proving his abilities in Napoleon's campaign in the Orient and in Germany in the Army of the Rhine, he was appointed to Captain General of the Saint-Domingue expedition, the attempt to regain French control of the island and to restore slavery, that has been abolished during the Haiti Revolution. After Leclerc's initial success, the expedition was ended with a French defeat in November 1803, and the successful slave revolt led Haiti to became the first independent black republic. Leclerc died in yellow fever in 1802. General Claparède (Michel Marie Claparède; 1770-1842) was a French general, who took part in the Saint-Domingue expedition where he was promoted to general de brigade. General Latouche (Louis-René Levassor de Latouche Tréville; 1745-1804) was a French Vice-admiral, he fought in the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic wars as well. In October 1801 he carried troops to Saint-Domingue and assisted in the capture of Port-au-Prince and Léogane, and he managed to obtain the peaceful surrender of General Laplume. He got the yellow fever and in 1803 he returned to France where he died in 1804. Edges slightly chipped, with no effect on legibility. Overall in very good condition. With printed heading "Armee de Saint-Domingue, le General en Chef. Liberté, Égalité.". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Musen-Almanach für das Jahr 1802. Herausgegeben von A. W. Schlegel und L. Tieck. EA. - einzige Auflage und einziger Jahrgang.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1802. - VI, 293 S., 1 Bl. 12°, graue OBroschur (OInterimsbroschur) mit bedrucktem Papierrückenschild. Broschur etwas berieben und leicht angerändert; hinterer Teil der Broschur und letztes Blatt (Druckvermerk) mit kleinerem Abriss in der oberen Ecke (kein Textverlust); letzte Blätter mit kleiner Knickspur in der oberen Ecke; Vorderteil der Broschur und erste Blätter (bis Seite 54) mit deutlicher Knickspur im Kopfsteg (bei wenigen Blättern die Paginierung berührend - mit etwas Aufwand herausbügelbarer Lagerschaden); Titel und letzte Seite (Druckvermerk) leicht angestaubt; manchmal leicht stockfleckig; unbeschnitten bzw. größtenteils nicht aufgeschnitten. Bewußt schmucklos gehaltener Druck in einer kleinen Antiqua-Type. Bedeutender Almanach der Frühromantik mit programmatischem Anspruch. Beiträge von Sophie B. (d. i. Sophie Brentano), Bonaventura (d. i. Friedrich Wilhelm Schelling), Novalis (d. i. Friedrich von Hardenberg) - "An Tieck", "Bergmanns-Leben", "Lob des Weins" (die beiden letzten Lieder aus dem damals noch ungedruckten Romanfragment "Heinrich von Ofterdingen" bzw. hier mit doppelten Druck- oder Schreibfehler "Heinrich von Afterdingnn") und "Geistliche Lieder" sowie Friedrich Schlegel, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Ludwig Tieck u.a. Köhring 81/ Fischer (Cotta) I, 389/ Goedeke IV/1, 959.2 sowie VI,11.16 (Schlegel) und VI, 38.59 (Tieck). DE [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Delle Istituzioni Diplomatiche.

      - Milano, dalla Stamperia e Fonderia al Genio Tipografico, 1802. 2 voll. in 1 tomo in-4 (250x200 mm.), pp. (2), XXIX, 459. Con 8 tavv. calcogr. f.t. ripieg. in fine al primo vol., due testatine disegnate e incisa da Aspar e fregio ai front. Bella legatura in mezza pelle, dorso a finti nervi con fregi in oro agli scomparti e titoli in oro. Bell'esemplare, candido e frusciante, impresso su carta forte. Edizione originale. Testo reputatissimo per lo studio delle istituzioni medioevali (con ampie dissertazioni intorno a quelle barbare e longobarde, assai trascurate fino a quel tempo) e delle diverse discipline ausiliarie della storia (cronologia, sfragistica, paleografia) . La dottrina diplomatistica dell'autore, largamente debitrice della scuola maurina, è qui esposta con competenza e chiarezza di stile; lo studio del Fumagalli rappresentò il primo repertorio del genere destinato agli studiosi italiani e ancora oggi sopravvive come fondamento sussidiario nelle scuole di paleografia e diplomatica. Bibliogr.: Hoepli, Cat. Milano nei suoi libri, 695: "E' forse l'opera più importante del Fumagalli". Brunet VI-30193. Predari, p.148.   [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRS AND ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN MATTHEW PHELPS; FORMERLY OF HARWINGTON [sic] IN CONNECTICUT. NOW RESIDENT IN NEWHAVEN IN VERMONT. PARTICULARLY IN TWO VOYAGES, FROM CONNECTICUT TO THE RIVER MISSISSIPPI, FROM DECEMBER 1773 TO OCTOBER 1780.

      Bennington, Vt.: From the press of Anthony Haswell, 1802. - 210,63,[3],xii pp. 12mo. Antique-style calf, gilt leather label. Bookplate on rear pastedown. Moderately age-toned. Else very good. One of the only sources for this period, and probably the only printed narrative by an eyewitness and participant in the opening campaigns of the American Revolution in Louisiana and the "Natchez Country." Field described the work as "very scarce" in 1875, and Owen dubs it "exceedingly rare." Includes detailed accounts of the battles and travels, with much on the collusion between the British and the Indians, Spanish intrigues, etc. "[T]he MEMOIRS is one of the most fascinating and harrowing narratives of the early nineteenth century. Phelps and his family were members of a party led by Phineas Lyman to settle on the Yazoo River" - Graff. HOWES H300, "b." GRAFF 1816. STREETER SALE 1528 (this copy). CLARK I:287. SABIN 30829. OWEN, p.782. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 2887. FIELD 920. McCORISON 643.

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        Register of deceased of the French Army in Saint-Domingue

      - 1 page document. Ca. 1802-1803. Written both sides. Signed by Boyer. With the stamp of "État Major Général de l'Armee de St. Domingue". List of the the deceased officers of the French Army during the Saint-Domingue expedition. Signed by the Brigadier General, the Chief of Stuff Pierre François Joseph Boyer (1772-1851). Thirteen names are registered, among them the leaders of Napoleon Bonaparte's Saint-Domingue expedition, the attempt to regain the control of the island: Major General Charles Leclerc (1772-1802), Divisional General Charles Dugua (1740-1802), Divisional General Pierre-Joseph Watrin (1772-1802), Brigadier General W?adys?aw Franciszek Jab?onowski (1769-1802), and Brigadier General Jean-Baptiste Maur Meyer (1768-1802). All died from the 1802 Saint-Domingue yellow fever epidemic that hit the French troops severely. Lacking knowledge about prevention and control measures, mortality from the disease was crucial, more than half of the French army died, and they were defeated at the battle of Vertières on 18 November 1803. On 1 January 1804 the colony of Saint-Domingue proclaimed independence, under the name of Haiti, thus she became the first independent black republic, and the only nation ever to form a successful slave revolt. Chipped at edges. Overall in good condition. 1 page document. Ca. 1802-1803. Written both sides. Signed by Boyer. With the stamp of "État Major Général de l'Armee de St. Domingue". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        lÈmens de pyrotechnie, divisÈs en cinq parties. La premiËre contenant le traitÈ des matiËres, etc.; la deuxiËme, les feux de terre, d'air et d'eau; la troisiËme, les feux d'aÎrostation; la quatriËme, les feux de thÈ?tre; la cinquiËme, les feux de guerre: avec un vocabulaire des termes compris dans cet ouvrage.

      Paris, Chez Barba; Magimel, an dix (1802). - 25 folding engraved plates. (2 ll.), 4, 390 [i.e., 393], 3 pp., 25 folding plates (the first two unnumbered, the rest numbered 1 through 23). Apparently lacking preliminary pp. [ix]-xxiii. 8?, contemporary quarter calf over decorated boards (head of spine defective; other binding wear, especially to corners; some worm damage to front front cover), spine gilt with crimson morocco label, gilt letter. In good to very good condition. Extensive nineteenth-century manuscript annotations in margins. Oval blue stamp in upper outer corner of recto of front free endleaf of JosÈ Saldanha Oliveira e Souza and B.M. Tavares de ProenÁa. ---- FIRST EDITION. Divided into Five Parts: Containing the Treatise of Materials; Ground, Aerial and Aquatic Fireworks; Balloon Fireworks; Fires for the Theatre; and Military Fireworks. The portion devoted to the theatre includes several specific applications. The Ruggieris were a celebrated clan of pyrotechnicians originally from Bologna but long settled in France, where they became pyrotechnicians to Louis XV, Louis XVI and Napoleon III. The @?lemens was first published in 1802 and was greatly expanded for each subsequent edition. Its appearance marked the first major treatise on fireworks since the publication of the last edition of Frezier's @TraitÈ des Feux d'Artifice in 1747. The present work appeared again in 1810, 1811 and 1821. There was a German translation of 1807. An abridged Italian translation appeared in 1853.@Provenance: JosÈ de Saldanha Oliveira e Souza (who also used the name JosÈ Luiz de Saldanha), b. 1839, was son of the Conde de Rio Maior. He studied mathematics and philosophy at the University of Coimbra and published numerous works on science and on money.---- Philip, @Firework Books, R060.1. NUC: MiU, CtY, PU-S. OCLC: 18140134 (calling for xxiii, 390, 3 pp., [25] leaves of plates: Smithsonian Institution, Brown University, University of Wisconsin-Madison); 601997863 (also calling for xxiii pp. at the beginning: Universit?t Bern); 493320956 (also calling for xxiii pp. at the beginning); 458815332 (also calling for xxiii pp. at the beginning: BibliothËque Nationale de France). Copac locates a single copy, at National Library of Scotland.SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Tour, Performed In The Years 1795-6, Through The Taurida, Or Crimea, The Antient Kingdom Of Bosphorus, The Once-Powerful Republic Of Tauric Cherson, And All The Other Countries On The North Shore Of The Euxine, Ceded To Russia By The Peace Of Kainardgi And Jassy

      London: Printed By Nichols And Son For T.Cadell, Jun. and W.Davies, 1802. First Edition. The author was acting Directress of the Imperial Convent for the Education of the Female Nobility of Russia. The present account of her tour through the southern provinces of Russia, with observations on ancient Greek and Roman ruins and antiquities, is written in the form of letters addressed to her husband, Matthew Guthrie, who was physician to the Imperial Corps of Noble Cadets in St. Petersburgh, and Councillor of State to the Emperor. Guthrie edited the letters for publication following his wife?s death, and added a supplement on the same region in classical times. The illustrations show coins and antiquities. Crowther 2080. Nerhood 127. Robinson, Wayward Women, pp. 282-83. 4to. pp. xxiv, 446, [2]errata & ads. 2 folding engraved maps, 3 engraved plates & numerus text illus. of medals (8 full-page). Uncut in original bds, appropriately rebacked (hint of foxing to 1 map, dampmark to upper outer corner of the 3 plates)

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        Manuscrit autographe signé / "Assurance contre les Brigandages"

      - DUMAS Alexandre, père (1802-1870). Ecrivain français. Assurance contre les brigandages, Manuscrit autographe signé « Alex. Dumas », 2 pages un-quart in-folio sur papier bleu. Bel article écrit pendant le séjour napolitain d’Alexandre Dumas (vers 1860). « Triompher de ce fléau qui est, non seulement une tâche de sang, mais de proue dans l'Italie méridionale » « Assurance Contre Les Brigandages Nous avions donc raison puisque l'on en vient aux conseils éternellement donné par nous. « Le brigandage ne doit pas être détruit vrai hormis dont et faut épargnés le sang pour une Grande Guerre – pour une guerre nationale, pour une guerre glorieuse. Le brigandage doit être détruit par les villes par les villages par les associations de propriétaires. » On nous écrit de la Basilicate qu'il s'est constitué une société de riches propriétaires qui d’accord avec le Préfet de la Province réunissent leurs hommes et leur argent. Ils demandent a concourir et prêtent leur aide et autorité militaire à la destruction du brigandage. A la bonne heure voilà qui est intelligent voilà qui est logique voilà qui aura un résultat quand nous mettons sous les yeux de nos lecteurs des faits comme ceux du jeune Salvella quand on voit des syndics de capitaines de la Garde Nationale des Conseillers Municipaux trempés dans de pareilles infamies – croit on que les infamies puissent être détruites par les moyens ordinaires. Non - Si habile, si brave, si dévoué que soit un office de l'armée italienne étranger aux localités pourrait il faire ce qu'a fait gentilshommes du pays connaissant tout le monde et mu surtout par l'amitié qu'il portait à la famille Salvella. Dix patriotes comme le chevalier Pamaréni éparpillés sur le théâtre du brigandage, et vous verrez l’effet produit. Donc, qu'une ligne se fasse entre tous les bons patriotes, qu'ils songent bien que non seulement la fortune, la liberté, la vie des citoyens sang en jeu, mais qu'il y va aux yeux de l'Europe, de l'honneur italien. Intéresse à triompher de ce fléau qui est, non seulement une tâche de sang, mais de proue dans l'Italie méridionale. Aux armes donc les propriétaires, aux armes les gardiens armés, aux armes tous les citoyens aimant leur pays, tous les paysans aimant leur famille – et que chacun apporte sa part de loyauté de courage et d'intelligence dans cette guerre où l'ennemi est d'autant plus dangereux, qu'il est lâche, déloyal et traître. A. Dumas » En 1860, Alexandre Dumas s’installe à Naples pour trois ans, dans le sillage de l’expédition des Mille de Garibaldi. Il y crée un journal, L’Indipendente, grâce auquel il veut œuvrer à l’unification de l’Italie en dénonçant l’absolutisme bourbonien et ses fléaux, particulièrement le brigandage. Cette cause lui inspira de nombreux écrits. Dumas entreprend d’écrire l’histoire du brigandage qu’il considère comme « la plus éclatante manifestation de l’arriération mentale » de ce pays.

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        Bulletin de santé de Victor Hugo (avant-veille de sa mort) - 20 mai 1885

      - (1802-1885). Poète, dramaturge et écrivain français. Bulletin de santé de Victor Hugo, 20 mai 1885 à midi datant de l’avant-veille de sa mort, 1 page in-8. Bulletin de santé destiné très probablement au journal le Petit Parisien qui publia entre le 19 et le 22 mai 1885 tous les bulletins de santé de Victor Hugo. Le bulletin est rédigé par le docteur Germain Sée (1808-1896). Joint : une photographie de Victor Hugo (Bertall), noir et blanc, format carte de visite (6x10,5 cm), signature non autographe. « La nuit a été assez agitée et troublée par deux accès d'oppressions. Ce matin on constate un certain signe d'engorgement pulmonaire du côté droit. Le 20 Mai 1885 Midi Signé : A. Vulpian, G. Sée, E. Allix » Victor Hugo décède le 22 mai 1885 d'une congestion pulmonaire (pneumonie aigüe), comme en témoigne son dernier bulletin de santé, datant du 20 mai 1885, qui évoque des signes de troubles pulmonaires. Selon la légende, ses derniers mots sont « C'est ici le combat du jour et de la nuit. Je vois de la lumière noire ». Trois médecins avaient été appelés au chevet de l’écrivain : Emile Allix, Germain Sée et Alfred Vulpian.

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        The History of New South Wales including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney, and all its Dependencies

      London: M. Jones, 1802. Octavo, with an engraved title page and 14 hand-coloured plates (including frontispiece), untrimmed, with all of the preliminaries noted by Garvey (bound out of order, as often) and with an additional "To our Subscribers" leaf not recorded, some light browning; an attractive copy in crushed blue half morocco gilt by Bayntun. A charming copy of this important "Barrington" title, now famous as the first book to contain a suite of coloured illustrations of Sydney: the views in David Collins' Account, on which they are based, having been published in black and white.Transported to New South Wales on the Third Fleet of 1791, Barrington was already a legendary hero in England. The English public's continuing interest in New South Wales and the fate of the transported convicts encouraged the publishers' greed: they compiled information from various sources more official sources to make these cheaper and thus more widely read accounts. It is quite reasonable to suggest that the little most people in Great Britain knew about New South Wales derived chiefly from one or another of the Barrington books.This 1802 publication is easily one of the most important of the scores of different Barrington titles, "an ambitious and elaborate 'new' work, published in tandem with an expanded version of the Voyage. The text was for the most part a plagiaristic rewriting of David Collins' Account of the English Colony in New South Wales. Along with other preliminary materials ventriloquising 'Barrington's' increasingly grandiose aims as a colonial historian, the work included a dedication to the King" (Garvey). The preface claims justifiably that "no prior attempt has been made to produce a complete history of the Country itself, from its discovery, and an account of its inhabitants, their customs and manners...".Although collation of the work is complex, this copy not only has all of the various preliminaries and prefaces noted by Garvey, it also includes an extra leaf "To our Subscribers" which appears to be quite uncommon, and which advertises "Mr. Barrington's Voyage to New South Wales" in suitably fulsome tones (see following). This copy has the second issue title-page with "Parramatta" corrected.

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        Comenius hellenolatinikos (graece)... Graeco Latinus usui studiosae juventutis accomodatus.

      Wien, Binz, 1802.. circa 17,8 x 11,5 cm. 173 SS., 1 Bl., 2 Titel mit Holzschnitt-Vignetten und 82 Holzschnitte im Text Leinenband um 1900. Pilz 255, 147. Zweite griechische und bereits 147. lateinische Ausgabe, mit dem dreispaltigen Text in Griechisch, Latein und einer Spalte mit Worterklärungen. Die Übersettung stammt von dem Dominikaner Nikolaus Teichmann und umfasst die Abschnitte I-LXXXII der Originalausgabe. Unter den hübschen Holzschnitten viele Berufe (Bäcker, Metzger, Schneider, Koch), ferner Jagd, Fischfang, Tiere, Pflanzen, Astronomie etc.. - Gut erhalten, gering gebräunt, kaum fleckig, etwas berieben.

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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 With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country

      New York: Printed and Sold by G. F. Hopkins, 1802. First American edition. Engraved folding map, "A Map of America ...exhibiting Mackenzie's Rout, from Montreal to Fort Chepewyan & thence to the North Sea in 1789 and to the West Pacific Ocean in 1793" (splits along some folds, no loss; some pencil markings). [x], 94, 296 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, leather title label. Nick at head of spine (no loss), some rubbing; pencil crosses in margins, owner signature of John C. Symons, 1818, and his note dated 1823 tipped in, ink name of James M'Bride, bookplate partly covered by book label of John W. Erwin, Hamilton, O., with his small blind stamp. About very good. First American edition. Engraved folding map, "A Map of America ...exhibiting Mackenzie's Rout, from Montreal to Fort Chepewyan & thence to the North Sea in 1789 and to the West Pacific Ocean in 1793" (splits along some folds, no loss; some pencil markings). [x], 94, 296 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Early Arctic and western American travel. Mackenzie, a partner in the North-west Fur Company, established to provide competition for the Hudson's Bay Company, was sent to Detroit in 1784 to set himself in the fur trade. After several years of hardships (primarily because the European traders in the area stirred up the Indians) he was admitted to the trade. He resided at Fort Chippewayan at the head of Lake Athabasca for several years, until recognizing his expertise in the area, his employers sent him off to explore the region of the north-west bounded by the Frozen Sea. He set forth 3 June 1789, reached the Great Slave Lake, discovered the outlet of the now Mackenzie River, followed it to where it enters the Arctic Sea then returned 12 Sepbember 1789. He set off again to reach the Pacific coast, something never attempted by a European before. It took 9 months for him to reach the Pacific coast near Cape Menzies. He was also the first European to cross the Rockies. Sabin 43415

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        RIES. - Historische Untersuchung der Grenzen des Riesgaues und seiner Grafen in den Zeiten des Mittelalters.

      Hochfürstl. Hofbuchdruckerei,, Wallerstein, 1802 - 20 x 16,5 cm. Titel, 2 Bl., 101 S., 2 Bl. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette und mehrf. gefalt. kolor. Kupferstichkarte. Lentner 10248 (ohne die Karte); nicht bei Pfister. - Topographische und geschichtliche Untersuchungen anläßlich der Grenzstreitigkeiten des Hauses Oettingen. - Die Karte mit Wappenkartusche reicht im Norden bis Kolmberg, südlich bis Gundelfingen, westlich Adelmannsfelden und im Osten bis Eichstätt. Die Titelvignette zeigt eine Ansicht von Schloss Wallerstein. - Einband etwas bestoßen. Vereinzelt (auch die Ränder der Karte) stockfleckig. Mit Exlibis des Hauses Wallerstein! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Appello ai veri amici della patria della liberta' e della pace ovvero quadro dei principali risultati dell'amministrazione de' Consoli e delle attuali risorse della Repubblica Francese Traduzione del cittadino N. B. con aggiunta di osservazioni

      Dalla stamp. e Fond. al Genio Tipog., Milano 1802 - 2 voll. leg. in uno, in 16, pp. XIV + 200; 186 + (2). P. pl. coeva con gallerie di arlo alla pelle del p. post. Per il resto ottimo es. Edizione originale italiana. L'Apel venne rapidamente tradotto in italiano, in occasione dell'apertura del Comizi di Lione del 1802. Marc-Antoine Jullien (Parigi, 1775-ivi, 1848), rivoluzionario e letterato, milito' nelle file dei giacobini, venendo anche inviato in missione a Londra da Condorcet nel 1792 e ricoprendo importanti cariche pubbliche anche grazie alla protezione di Robespierre. Arrestato dopo che Robespierre venne ghigliottinato, scampo' alla pena capitale rinnegando le proprie posizioni politiche. Fra i fondatori del Club du Panthe'on, si dette a un'intensa attivita' giornalistica, fondando L'Orateur ple'be'ien, giornale di tendenze moderate. Sospetto di simpatie per Babeuf, dovette nascondersi dopo la scoperta della Congiura degli Eguali, ma, con abili capacita' trasformistiche, fece ritorno sulla scena pubblica poco tempo dopo, divenendo redattore del Courrier de l'Arme'e d'Italie e seguendo Napoleone in Egitto nel 1798. Consigliere del generale Championnet, fu dallo stesso nominato Segretario generale del governo provvisorio della Repubblica Partenopea, il 26 gennaio 1799. Dopo il colpo di stato del 18 Brumaio, propose a Napoleone un piano di unificazione degli stati italiani; inviato come intendente militare nel Regno d'Italia, fu decorato con la Le'gion d'Honneur nel 1803. Caduto nuovamente in disgrazia e arrestato nel 1813, fu liberato nel corso della Prima Restaurazione, pubblicando svariati giornali di opposizione tra il 1815 e il 1817 e ottenendo, con la presente opera, una reputazione come pedagogo ITA

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

      London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. In excellent condition in very good modern bindings.. Two volumes, quarto, [1798]: 2 charts, 18 plates and four textual vignettes, the vignettes most unusually repeated on additional folding plates, a fine thick paper issue bound with the half-title, [1802]: one chart, five plates (three with original hand-colouring) and four textual vignettes (two with hand-colouring), bound with the half-title; a most attractive set in beautiful full tree-calf bindings by Aquarius, gilt, double spine labels, speckled edges. A beautiful set of this classic First Fleet book, in superb condition. This is an exceptionally handsome copy of the first edition of the complete work, published as two separate volumes four years apart. In addition, the first volume is from a rare issue on thick paper. The first volume, published in 1798, is scarce today. For some reason the second volume, which came out four years later, is more difficult to find.Collins had arrived with the First Fleet as Judge-Advocate and was Secretary to Governor Phillip. His book is a valuable account of the early settlement by an educated and observant resident of ten years, and was the last of the Australian foundation books to be published. This majestic work, often described as the earliest history of Australia as an English colony, contains the most detailed and painstaking of all descriptions of the voyage and first settlement found in any of the early narratives. The book is illustrated with full-page engravings prepared in London by the well-known artist Edward Dayes from sketches done in the colony by the convict artist Thomas Watling which include the first views to have been published of British settlements at Sydney and Parramatta."The second volume is of the greatest importance, not only for its detailed chronicle of events but because of its narrative of voyages and expeditions of discovery... The journals of Bass and Flinders are of particular importance since Bass's journal has never been recovered and ... the accounts of inland expeditions recorded in the journals of John Price and Henry Hacking are singularly interesting. Quite apart from the exploration interest of these journals, they provide the first report of the existence of the koala, the earliest recorded sighting of a wombat on mainland Australia and the first report of the discovery of the lyrebird, which is for the first time described and illustrated in colour...' (Wantrup).In this copy the first volume is the rare thick paper issue (the text block measuring 68 mm.); very few copies are known in this form, and we have found no record of a thick paper issue of the second volume. A similar thick paper copy of the first volume was offered for sale by Maggs Brothers in catalogue 807 (1952): Frank Maggs noted at the time that this was the only such copy he had seen. Ferguson mentions a "large paper" issue but Wantrup was unable to locate an example and speculates that Ferguson may have used "large paper" loosely and may have been referring to a copy similar to the Maggs example.The present set was sold in the 1980s by Melbourne book-dealer Kenneth Hince, who noted the singularity of this set in which the text vignettes in the first volume have been "duplicated on fold-out sheets, as well as being present in the normal places" and that it is the only such copy that either he or Maggs had seen.

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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. * 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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        Voyage au Sénégal.

      - Voyage au Sénégal. P., Henri Agasse, an X (1802), 2 vol. in-8, bradel cart. mouch., dos lisses ornés de filets et de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tom. de maroquin rouge et vert, tr. mouch. (rel. de l'ép.), (4)-LVI-360 et (4)-384 pp. (M.15) Édition originale de cette importante étude historique, géographique et ethnologique. L'auteur fut le premier directeur de la Compagnie du Sénégal, créée en 1784. Gay, 2892. Habile restauration à la marge d'un feuillet (T. I, p. 241). Sans l'atlas. Exemplaire en parfait état, particulièrement décoratif.

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        The Divina Commedia of Dante Alighieri, Consisting of the Inferno - Purgatorio - and Paradiso

      London: A. Strahan for T. Cadell, 1802. First English language edition. A lovely set of the first complete translation into English of Dante's "Divine Comedy." Full contemporary tree calf, spines expertly rebacked in the style of the original, deep red morocco spine lables, gilt borders and spine panels, marbled end papers. Three 8vo volumes (pages 215 x 133 mm), collating: vi, [2], 408; [iv], 56, [ii (divisional title)], 57-62, 65-384 (complete); [iv], 420pp., engraved frontispiece portrait plate of Dante by Thomas Stothard in vol.1, half-titles in volumes 2 and 3, complete (despite the funny numbering sequence in volume 2). A few pages lightly foxed, but on the whole an excellent set. With the bookplates of Thomas Philip, 2nd Earl de Grey, who was a successful politician, member of the Royal Society and the Society of Antiquaries. One of the world's great masterpieces and a foundational text of Italian literature. The Comedy took over a decade for Dante to write, he worked on it in exile, having been sent out of his native Florence in 1302, when his political faction fell out of favor. The work's genius was quickly recognized -- Boccaccio himself was so obsessed with it that he was responsible for adding the prefix "Divine." Over the years, it has influenced countless writers, among them Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and James Joyce. Borges claimed it was "the best book literature has achieved." Boyd (1748/49 - 1832), a member of the Irish clergy, was responsible for the first English translation of the Inferno in 1785 as well as the complete work in this 1802 edition. His translation would help bring Dante back into literary circles aften he had fallen by the critical wayside in the aftermath of the Renaissance and Enlightenment. The "Divine Comedy" soon regained its popularity; before the 19th century was up Longfellow would also try his hand at a translation and William Blake would make drawings of some of its more famous passages.

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        British Mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain.

      London, Taylor & Co., [1802-] 1804-1817 - 5 vols, 8vo (245 x 150 mm), with 551 hand-coloured engraved plates; some very occasional spotting or offsetting, some gatherings with faint marginal discolouration, generally a very good set, uncut in contemporary green straight-grain half morocco and marbled boards. £22,000First edition of 'the supreme work of British topographical mineralogy, [and] the most ambitious colourplate work on minerals ever published' (Conklin).Sowerby's British Mineralogy is the first comprehensive illustrated reference work on mineralogy. The plates were drawn after actual mineral specimens, and coloured by Sowerby himself, members of his family, and assistants.This copy has the volume indices, often missing, the systematic index and general index, eight pages of cancel text to replace that of two plates in vol IV, and further material not normally found in sets.Collation: I. xii 223 [1], with plates 1-100; II. [ii] 1*-19*, 199 [1], with plates 101-200; III. [ii] 209 [1], with plates 201-300; IV. [ii] 176 [2, notice about index] 177-184, with plates 301-400; V. [vi] 281 [1]; [24. systematic index and general index; 2, advertisement for Mawe's Mineralogy and Conchology; 8, corrected text for two plates in vol IV]Provenance: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, with old stamp on titles and a few other leavesWard and Carozzi 2090

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        Coloured Engravings of Heaths. The drawings taken from living plants only. With the appropriate specific character, full description, native place of growth, and time of flowering of each; in Latin and English. Each figure accompanied by accurate dissections of the several parts (magnified where necessary) upon which the specific distinction has been founded, according to the Linnaean System.

      London, T. Bensley [vol I], R. Taylor [vols II-IV] for the Author, [1794-] 1802-1809 [-1830] 1802-1830 - 4 vols bound in two, folio (423 x 259 mm), with engraved dedication leaf and 288 hand-coloured engraved plates; vol III without half-title, some occasional minor spotting to prelims and a few text leaves, a fine, clean copy in contemporary speckled calf by J. Clarke, rebacked preserving original spines, gilt edges. £35,000First edition, with the rare fourth volume, of Andrews' 'finest achievement . noble in conception and impressive and execution' (Blunt). Andrews drew and engraved all his plates, wrote most of the text and, according to Dunthorne, even did his own colouring.This work exemplifies the 'erica-mania' that dominated English horticulture at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Numerous newly discovered South African species were being introduced through the enterprise of nurserymen like Lee and Kennedy, and several hundred species and varieties were available and in cultivation.This copy contains all the indexes, dedication, address, introduction, dissertation, list of heaths cultivated by Lee and Kennedy at the Vineyard Nursery in Hammersmith, systematical arrangements, etc. In common with other copies seen, the titlepage of volume IV is in fact the title from volume II with the number altered by hand. The work was published in parts, and volume IV appeared over a twenty-year period from 1810 to 1830. Few complete copies survive, and most sets comprise only the first three volumes, with occasionally a fragment of the fourth.Dunthorne 9; Great flower books p 47; Johnston 674 (vols I-III only); Nissen BBI 31; Stafleu and Cowan 134

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        ZOOLOGIE Oiseaux (H N Pl 6) planche dessinée par Jacques Barraband et & §BOUQUET#L§§ EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1802. Fine. Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1802-1830, 53,5 x 70 cm (42 x 58 cm hors marges), une feuille gouachée à la main à l'époque. - Conducted between 1802 and 1830, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid the watermark visible by transparency ancient and modern Egypt paper. Plate from the series Bird, whose study was conducted by Jules-César Savigny (1777-1851), zoologist who took part in the Egyptian campaign as a specialist invertebrates. Board gouache hand at the time. Only some rare copys of birds boards have been painted at the time, most of these boards being remained black. Three tiny wormholes in the margin, not affecting the engraving, a very discreet repaired tear at the lower chamber (10 cm), otherwise excellent condition. 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] 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. Planche appartenant à la série des Oiseaux, dont l'étude a été réalisée par Jules-César Savigny (1777-1851), zoologiste qui participa à la campagne d'Egypte en tant que spécialiste des invertébrés. Planche gouachée à la main à l'époque. Seuls certains rares exemplaires des planches d'oiseaux ont ainsi été peints à l'époque, l'essentiel de ces planches étant demeuré en noir. Trois minuscules trous de ver en marge, n'affectant pas la gravure, une très discrète déchirure restaurée au niveau de la cuve inférieure (10 cm) sinon excellent état de conservation. 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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        Gymnastics for Youth or A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing Exercises for the Use of Schools. An Essay toward the Necessary imrovement of Education, Chiefly as it relates to the body; freely translated from the German of C.G. Salzmann.Illustrated with copper plates.

      Philadelphia Printed by William Duane 1802 - The First Book Printed in America on Athletics SALZMANN, Christian Gotthilf. Gymnastics for Youth, or A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing Exercises for the Use of Schools. An Essay toward the Necessary improvement of Education, Chiefly as it relates to the body; freely translated from the German of C.G. Salzmann.Illustrated with copper plates. Philadelphia: Printed by William Duane, 1802. First American edition and the first American book on athletics, including running, jumping, pole-vaulting, gymnastics, swimming and wrestling. Small quarto (8 x 4 3/4 inches; 120 x 203 mm.). xvi, 432 pp. Complete with all ten engraved plates (one folding) of figures exercising. Plates unsigned but attributed by Keynes to William Blake. Plates include gymnastic equipment, leaping, running, throwing, wrestling, balancing, trundling and swimming. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked to style at an early date, smooth spine with gilt rules and red morocco gilt spine label. Some pencil notations on front and rear endpapers. Contemporary signature and date on front free endpaper. Folding map with a few short closed tears. Staining to inner margin of first quarter of book, not affecting text (except for title page). Offsetting from plates to text and foxing throughout, as usual. Considering that this was a book manufactured in America, a very good copy. One of the premier texts exposing educational naturalism. Educational naturalism (1700s) as espoused by Jean Jacques Rousseau stated that the proper way to educate a child was to take the child out in nature and allow him to question and inquire. While France was not receptive to Rousseau's theories, Johann Basedow, a German teacher, was. In establishing his private school, the Philanthropinum (1776), he sought to put into practice these naturalistic principles. He set aside a portion of each day for physical activities of both a structured and unstructured variety. C.G. Salzmann's school (1785), the Schnepfenthal Institute, which was a model of Basedow's School, was even more successful in its implementation of naturalism. Salzmann's school, opened in 1785 in the Thuringen forest, made much of gardening, agricultural work, animal study, home geography, nature study, gymnastics, and recreation, as well as book study. It was distinctively a small but high-grade experimental school, so successful that in 1884 it celebrated its one hundredth anniversary. A pupil in the school was Carl Ritter, the founder of modern geographical study. Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1744–1811) was a German Protestant educational writer and moralist, who founded a school in Schnepfenthal, Germany. Although the work has Salzmann’s name on the title-page, it should be attributed to Johann Christoph GutsMuths (1759 - 1839), who published Gymnastik für die Jugend in 1793. The first English edition of this book was published in London in 1800, without Salzmann's name on the title page. A footnote on page 89 reads: "It is to be observed, the name of Salzmann is not in the title-page of the original of this work, though there is no doubt of it's being written by him: for his name was subjoined to the advertisements in which it was announced, and in the title he calls himself Gutmuth, Erzieher zu Schmepfenthal, 'Meanwell, Schoolmaster at Schnepfenthal,' the place where Salzmann keeps a school." The translation of this book is attributed to Mary Wollstonecraft, who had also translated Salzmann’s Elements of Morality, 1790. Gumuchian 5093. HBS 67520. $1,750 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works, In Natural History, of the Late Rev. Gilbert White, A.M. Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. Comprising the Natural History of Selborne; The Naturalist's Calendar; And Miscellaneous Observations, Extracted From His Papers. To Which Are Added, A Calendar and Observations, By W. Markwick, Esq. F.L.S. In Two Volumes

      London: J. White of Fleet Street, 1802., 1802. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Octavo, pp. vii; 392; 300. Bound in original brown card boards, spine in green morocco, red title label to spine, blank endpapers. White's 'Natural History of Selborne' (included in this set) has been continuously in print since its first publication in the late 18th century; it has been long held as the fourth-most published book in the English language after the Bible, the works of Shakespeare, and John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress [Mabey, 1986]. In very good condition, considering age, with general age toning and discolouration to boards and leather, some 'bubbling' under title label of first volume, title label of second volume rubbed, all corners bumped, edgeworn. Binding remains tight. Relatively browned throughout with some damp staining to several plates. Includes two detailed fold-outs, and one coloured plate - very clean and vidid. A captivating item.

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        The organization of the General Corps of Saint-Domingue.] Extrait de l'arrêté de Consule en date du 20 Vendémiaire de l'an XI. sur l'organisation de l'armeé. Titre II. Article XIII. Le corps de garde du Général en chef de l'armee de S. Domingue sera organisé de la maniere suivante

      - 2 pages manuscript on bifolio. Signed by Tabarié. With the letterhead of the "Department de la Guerre". Dated "20 Vendémiaire de an XI" (October 12, 1802). The outline of the structure and organization of the army corps of Saint-Domingue. Corps of 322 people in different ranks, the list of the ranks with the head count of each. Important military related document, during Napoleon Bonaparte's Saint-Domingue Expedition. Signed by Tabarié (Michel-Marie-Etienne-Victor, vicomte; 1768-1839) the Chief of Division at the Ministry of War (Chef de division au ministere de la guerre). In December 1801 Bonaparte sent a large army to Saint-Domingue under his brother-in-law, Charles Leclerc, to regain control of the island and curtail the measures of independence taken by the former slave Toussaint Louverture. The beginning of the military campaign was successful for France, Toussaint Louverture surrended in May 1802 but many of his generals continued a guerilla campaign against the French. At the same time yellow fever epidemic broke out and hit the French troops severely. Lacking knowledge about prevention and control measures, mortality from the disease was crucial, more than half of the French army died. Probably the need of replacement of the deceased military personnels and new strategy was the reason to draft this document by Tabarié. Important manuscript document related to the Saint-Domingue Expedition. The upper part of the paper is damaged with insignificant loss of text. Stained. Overall in good condition. 2 pages manuscript on bifolio. Signed by Tabarié. With the letterhead of the "Department de la Guerre". Dated "20 Vendémiaire de an XI" (October 12, 1802). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Dramatic Works

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer & Co., for John and Joshua Boydell,, 1802. Revised by George Steevens. 9 volumes, folio (412 x 315 mm). Contemporary full straight-grained dark purple morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, elaborate frames to boards in gilt and blind, all edges gilt, elaborate rolls to turn-ins gilt, dark green silk endpapers and doublures. 2 engraved portraits and 95 plates. Spines sunned, extremities lightly rubbed and a touch worn, boards slightly scuffed, occasional heavy foxing to text block, occasional mild spotting to margins, light offsetting from plates. Overall an excellent set. First edition of this monumental enterprise, which, according to the 1786 prospectus, required the building of a new "type foundry, ink factory, and printing house" (Jaggard). The numerous copperplates are engraved after paintings by many of the leading artists of the time, including Reynolds, Smirke, Northcote, Porter, Stothard, Hamilton, Bunbury, Opie, and Westall. "There can be no doubt that Boydell's Shakespeare, published by Alderman John Boydell and his nephew Josiah, was the most splendid of bibliophile editions undertaken in the 18th century or at any other time" (Franklin, pp. 47-48).

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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: EUR 1.150,-)

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        Description de l'Egypte : ANTINOE Vue du portique du théâtre (vol IV pl & §REVILLE#§§(sculpsit)|& §DUHAMEL#§§ 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. Wonderful romantic view of the ruins of the portico of the Roman Antinoë theater, a city founded by Emperor Hadrian in 132 AD. JC on the right bank of the Nile in Middle Egypt. One can see the officers of the French army examining the remains in the company of the local population. The theater was almost completely déparementé, it draws more than two full Corinthian pilasters and still wearing their capitals columns. Beyond that, we see the grove by the river Nile and the hills of ruins that are the preserve of Antinoë site. Tiny marginal foxing not affecting at all the board, otherwise excellent freshness and preservation. 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. Magnifique vue romantique des ruines du portique du théâtre romain d'Antinoë, ville fondée par l'empereur Hadrien en 132 ap. JC sur la rive droite du Nil en moyenne Egypte. On y aperçoit les officiers de l'armée française examinant les vestiges en compagnie de la population locale. Le théâtre a été presque complètement déparementé, il ne dresse plus que deux colonnes complètes d'ordre corinthien et des pilastres encore coiffés de leurs chapiteaux. Au-delà, on aperçoit la palmeraie au bord du Nil et les collines de ruines qui font la particularité du site d'Antinoë. Infimes rousseurs marginales n'affectant pas du tout la planche, sinon excellent état de fraîcheur et de conservation. 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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        Expose des temperatures. . . .Inscribed to Giovanni Fabroni

      Versailles. Chavassieu-d'Audebert. Expose des temperatures, dans lequel on traite, par aphorismes, des divers ?tats de l'atmosphere, et des influences de l'air et des pays sur l'homme, les animaux et les plantes [cover title]. 3 large printed charts (671 x 495 mm.) folded to large 4to size and bound together. Versailles: Ph.-D. Pierres; Paris: Desenne . . . , 1802. Magenta paste paper boards, printed label on front cover, light rubbing & wear. Minor foxing, a few light stains, tear in front free endpaper. Very good copy, with the author's presentation inscription on the front endpaper: "A l'illustre Professeur Monsieur Fabroni de la part de l'Auteur." The recipient was most likely Italian physicist Giovanni Valentino Mattia Fabbroni (1752-1822); see DSB. First Edition. Chavassieu-d'Audebert's charts present a thorough analysis in tabular form of the effects of temperature, atmospheric conditions and terrain on humans, animals and plants. The first chart displays the effects of temperature and humidity on health: for example, rainy weather was said to promote chronic fevers, epileptic attacks and paralysis in humans, and blight in crops. The second chart organizes temperature and climate information by month and season, describing effects on agriculture and health of various types of years (hot/dry, cold/wet, cold/dry, etc.). The third chart presents the phases of the moon and how they affect health, the effects of climate and terrain on native human, animal and plant populations, and a breakdown of the human species by geographical type.

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        ZOOLOGIE Oiseaux (H N Pl 3) planche dessinée par Jacques Barraband et & §BOUQUET#L§§ EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1802. Fine. Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1802-1830, 70 x 53,5 cm (58 x 42 cm hors marges), une feuille gouachée à la main à l'époque. - 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 the watermark visible by transparency ancient and modern Egypt paper. Plate from the series Bird, whose study was conducted by Jules-César Savigny (1777-1851), zoologist who took part in the Egyptian campaign as a specialist invertebrates. Board gouache hand at the time. Only some rare copys of birds boards have been painted at the time, most of these boards being remained black. Two tiny wormholes in the margin, not affecting the engraving, otherwise excellent condition. 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. Planche appartenant à la série des Oiseaux, dont l'étude a été réalisée par Jules-César Savigny (1777-1851), zoologiste qui participa à la campagne d'Egypte en tant que spécialiste des invertébrés. Planche gouachée à la main à l'époque. Seuls certains rares exemplaires des planches d'oiseaux ont ainsi été peints à l'époque, l'essentiel de ces planches étant demeuré en noir. Deux minuscules trous de ver en marge, n'affectant pas la gravure, sinon excellent état de conservation. 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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        Musen-Almanach für das Jahr 1802. Herausgegeben von A. W. Schlegel und L. Tieck. EA. - einzige Auflage und einziger Jahrgang.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1802.. VI, 293 S., 1 Bl. 12°, graue OBroschur (OInterimsbroschur) mit bedrucktem Papierrückenschild.. Broschur etwas berieben und leicht angerändert; hinterer Teil der Broschur und letztes Blatt (Druckvermerk) mit kleinerem Abriss in der oberen Ecke (kein Textverlust); letzte Blätter mit kleiner Knickspur in der oberen Ecke; Vorderteil der Broschur und erste Blätter (bis Seite 54) mit deutlicher Knickspur im Kopfsteg (bei wenigen Blättern die Paginierung berührend - mit etwas Aufwand herausbügelbarer Lagerschaden); Titel und letzte Seite (Druckvermerk) leicht angestaubt; manchmal leicht stockfleckig; unbeschnitten bzw. größtenteils nicht aufgeschnitten. Bewußt schmucklos gehaltener Druck in einer kleinen Antiqua-Type. Bedeutender Almanach der Frühromantik mit programmatischem Anspruch. Beiträge von Sophie B. (d. i. Sophie Brentano), Bonaventura (d. i. Friedrich Wilhelm Schelling), Novalis (d. i. Friedrich von Hardenberg) - "An Tieck", "Bergmanns-Leben", "Lob des Weins" (die beiden letzten Lieder aus dem damals noch ungedruckten Romanfragment "Heinrich von Ofterdingen" bzw. hier mit doppelten Druck- oder Schreibfehler "Heinrich von Afterdingnn") und "Geistliche Lieder" sowie Friedrich Schlegel, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Ludwig Tieck u.a.. Köhring 81/ Fischer (Cotta) I, 389/ Goedeke IV/1, 959.2 sowie VI,11.16 (Schlegel) und VI, 38.59 (Tieck).

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        BWV 225, 228, Anh. 159; 229, 227, 226]. Motetten in Partitur Erster[!] Heft enthaltend drey achtstimmige Motetten Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, etc. Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bey dir, etc. Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich, etc. Preis 1 Rthlr. 8 Gr. . Zweites Heft enthaltend eine fünf- und zwei achtstimmige Motetten Komm, Jesu, komm, mein Leib etc. Jesu! meine Freude, meines etc. Der Geist hilft unsrer [!unser] Schwachheit etc. Preis 1 Rthlr. 8 Gr. [Score]

      Breitkopf und Härtel [1802/1803], Leipzig - The editor of both volumes (not credited) is Johann Gottfried Schicht (1753-1823), Kapellmeister at the Gewandhaus since 1785 and Thomaskantor from 1810. He modernized the texts; drastic imagery and references to Satan and hell are deleted. Like the autographs, the edition lacks a continuo part, leading to the misconception prevalent throughout the 19th and 20th centuries that the authentic performance practice was a cappella. The organ part by Stolze, included with the present copy, not only serves to document performance practice around 1800, but is also endowed with some authority as Stolze was a friend (and landlord) of J.S. Bach's last student, Johann Christian Kittel (1732-1809).The authorship of the motet BWV Anh. 159 has long been disputed. Part of the manuscript source is in Johann Sebastian Bach's hand, in a volume with motets by his uncle Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703). It has traditionally been most often ascribed to Johann Christoph Bach but also to others, including Johann Michael Bach (1648-1694), as in the present copy). More recent scholarship is again discussing an authorship of Johann Sebastian. The final chorale, however, does nor occur in the source; it is a contrafactum of J.S. Bach's chorale BWV 421 and certainly spurious, most likely arranged and added by Johann Gottfried Schicht.Fritz Heitmann (1891-1953) was an organist in Berlin and an authority on Bach. Folio. Two volumes bound together in contemporary marbled boards,with oval cut paper label with manuscript titling in black ink in Stolze's hand to upper: "X 32, 33. Joh. Seb. Bachs Motetten Erster und Zweiter[!] Heft. Stolze 1803 im Nov." 1f. (title of Vol. 1), 48, 1f. (title of Vol. 2), 50 pp. Typeset. With annotations in the hand of Georg Christoph Stolze: shelfmarks "X, 32" and "X, 33" to both titles; comment, "wahrscheinlich von Joh[ann] Mich[ael] Bach" to "Ich lasse dich nicht" to title of Vol. 1; comment, "wahrscheinlich componirt von Joh. Mich Bach" to caption title of same motet (p. 41); in both instances "Mich" crossed out and replaced with "Christ." in pencil. Dynamics added in pencil to "Ich lasse dich nicht" (Vol. 1, pp. 41-48). Notational corrections in brown ink to Vol. 2, p. 18; in red crayon to Vol. 2, p. 29.Signature "Fritz Heitmann 1913" to lower right corner of title of Vol. 1.First Edition. Schmieder 2, pp. 366-73, 875. Bach Compendium III, C1-5, 9. Hirsch IV, 685. RISM B447.Slightly foxed. Some paper imperfections.With:Autograph organ part in Stolze's hand to Vol. 1 of the motets. 350 x 210 mm. Sewn. 6 leaves notated on 14 staves per page in black ink. Unpaginated. With caption title "Organo" with addition in red ink: "Motetto I Singet dem H. S[ebastian] B[ach]." Organo part notated primarily on one staff, with bass figures; passages marked "Chorale" notated on two staves. All three motets transposed down a whole tone. "Singet dem Herrn" and "Ich lasse dich nicht" with tempo marks ("Andante" for the chorale of "Singet dem Herrn" in red ink). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ängelske Sid-Captenens, federmera Predikantens Johan Newtons synnerligen märkwärdiga Rese- och Leswernes-Beskrifning. Pastoren Doctor T. Haweis.

      Carl Fr. Marquard, Stockholm 1802 - Small octavo, wear to title-page and final text leaf, unnumbered final contents page torn with loss and with rather basic paper repair; contemporary half calf lending-library binding with original borrowing rules pasted to front paste-down, joints starting but firm, a worn but not unattractive copy. Very uncommon: the first Swedish edition of this series of letters by the English clergyman and former slave-ship owner, John Newton, best known as the author of the hymn "Amazing Grace". The letters are written to Thomas Haweis, co-founder of the London Missionary Society and the editor of the 1799 account of the Duff voyage to Tahiti.After a difficult career as a young man at sea, Newton experienced a conversion in 1748, although for more than a decade he continued his association with slave-ships. It was not until 1764 that Thomas Haweis managed to get Newton the living for Olney in Buckinghamshire, the same year that this work was first published in England (An Authentic Narrative of some Remarkable and Interesting Particulars? Communicated in a series of letters, to the Reverend Mr. Haweis). This Swedish translation is based on a German-language edition of 1791. Becoming a prominent abolitionist, in 1788 Newton published Thoughts Upon the Slave Trade, a horrific account of the Middle Passage.The main text of this work is in the form of a series of "Brefwet" or letters, the first signed 12 January 1763, and the last 2 February 1763. Throughout, there are numerous quotations from the Bible, usually printed in bold, and references to the main locations associated with the slave trade, including notes on Sierra Leone, Antigua and the West Indies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, translated into English verse by William Gifford, Esq with notes and illustrations"

      London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for G. & W. Nicol ... and R. Evans. 1802. "First edition, 4to, pp. [4], lxvii, [1], 486; engraved frontispiece portrait of Gifford, errata slip tipped in at the back; full contemporary blue straight-grain morocco, gilt lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine, a.e.g.; spine a bit rubbed, else very good. The fore-edge shows a nice early 20th-century painting of ""Edinburgh from the Grass Market"" with the imposing castle looming in the distance. "

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        A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees;

      1802. FORSYTH, William. A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees; in which a new method of pruning and training is fully described. To which is added, a new and improved edition of "Observations on the diseases, defects, and injuries, in all kinds of fruit and forest trees." With an account of a particular method of cure, Published by Order of Government. viii, 371 pp. Illustrated with 13 folding plates. 4to., bound in recent three-quarter morocco. London: printed by Nichols and Son, etc., 1802. First Edition. Forsyth (1737-1804), for whom the forsythia was named, was superintendent of the royal gardens at St. James and Kensington. The Observations on the Diseases, Defects, and Injuries of Fruit and Forest Trees had been separately published in 1791. The "particular method of cure" was a "plaister," or paste, whose application would, Forsyth asserted, cause new wood to grow and bind to the old. His invention had come to the attention of the authorities charged with procurement of sound wood for naval use, and after preliminary investigation he was paid £1500 to reveal the composition of this mixture. The success of the work was immediate, and it reached seven editions by 1824. Some light wear, but generally a sound copy.

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        The Works in Natural History

      London: Printed for J. White, 1802. Two volumes, octavo, frontispiece in each volume, one handcoloured and folding, one folding plate; contemporary ownership inscription on each of the titles, contemporary marbled sheep, rebacked at an early date, retaining the original labels. The Rev. Gilbert White (1720-1793), best known for his Natural History of Selborne - a classic of both natural history and English literature - was in close contact with the leading naturalists of the day: Sir Joseph Banks, Thomas Pennant, Daniel Solander, Forster, William Curtis, and Sir Ashton Lever. He followed Cook and Banks' voyage in the Endeavour closely, and later wrote of an ironic twist: "A gent. came the other day, and said he understood that there was a Mr. White who had lately published two books, a good one and a bad one; the bad one was concerning Botany Bay, the better respecting some parish"

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        Petit carême de Massillon, evêque de Clermont.

      - Paris, Aug. Renouard, 1802. 12mo. Engr. portrait,+ (6),+ 325,+ (2) pp. Some foxing. Contemporary red morocco, gilt spine, gilt boards with gilt Coat-of-Arms of Napoleon I, gilt inner bordures, all edges gilt (P. Bozerian jeune). Slight wear to hinges and spine somewhat faded. Also with the ex-libris Alberti Helbig Byzantini and of Eric Montell. A fine binding executed by the famous binder Bozerian jeune (active ca. 1805-18), one of the most productive binders of the period. He bound a number of books for Napoleon, but also for Renouard and several other of the great bibliophiles of the time. Jean Baptiste Massillon (1663-1742) bishop of Clermont. Petit carême was first published in 1745, and is a series of sermons which Massillon delivered before the young king Louis XV. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diccionario Geográfico - Histórico de España Sección I. Comprehende el Reyno de Navarra, Señorío de Vizcaya, y provincias de Alava y Guipúzcoa.

      1802. Real Academia de la Historia. 1802 - Imprenta de la Vda. de D. Joaquín de Ibarra. Madrid. . 2 Vol. . Vol.I: XXXII+513 pp. Vol.II: 2 H.+567 pp. Cuarto Mayor. Pasta española de época. Artes Gráficas (Notables impresores), Historia de España (Siglo XIX), Siglo XIX , Vasco-Navarro (General) . Esta ambiciosa obra fomentada por la Real Academia de la Historia, se inició con lo referente a las antigüedades del País Vasco. Su contenido fue un acopio de datos proporcionados por varios historiadores (Iturriza, etc.), aunque con cierta intencionalidad política respecto al estatus de las provincias vascongadas. Sólo se publicó otro tomo posterior referido a La Rioja. Obra rara en comercio.

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