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        A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure,

      London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. White, 1802.. London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. White,, 1802.. one of the squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson, K.B., now Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile, and Duke of Bronte in Sicily. With a Description of the Battle of the Nile on the First of August 1798, and a detail of events that occurred subsequent to the battle in various parts of the Mediterranean. Quarto (297 x 240 mm). Modern dark blue half morocco, marbled boards, raised bands to spine, titles to spine gilt, floral decorations to compartments gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. With etched dedication page by Thomas Girtin, 40 aquatints signed J. C. Stadler, all but one after drawings by the author, occasional woodcut tailpieces, one double-paged map, and one plan detailing the battle of the Nile. Joints, corners, and tail of spine very gently rubbed, light offsetting from plates throughout, occasional small nicks and chips to margins of text block. An excellent copy. First edition of this richly illustrated first-hand account of the Battle of the Nile. Cooper Willyams (1762–1816), topographer and artist, was ordained in 1784. In 1797, he became domestic chaplain to the earl of St Vincent before he, a year later, began serving as chaplain of HMS Swiftsure, captained by Benjamin Hallowell. Willyams was on board the Swiftsure during the Nile battle and 'his account, full of engravings from his own drawings…contained "the first, the most particular, and the most authentic account of the battle"' (ODNB).

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      Lon: T. Bensley, 1802, 1st. edition, xxiii, 309 pp. . Rev. C. A. Willyams.  A VOYAGE UP THE MEDITERRANEAN IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP THE SWIFTSURE.  Lon: T. Bensley, 1802, 1st. edition, xxiii, 309 pp. *** This was one ship in the squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson.  With a description of the Battle of the Nile on August 1, 1798, and details of events that occurred subsequent to the battle in various parts of the Mediterranean.  Forty-three (43) handcolored engraved plates, a magnificent collection by itself. *** Bound in later 3/4 light brown calf with marbled paper boards.  Five raised bands on spine with stamped gilt devices in compartments, red label with gilt lettering. Covers have very light wear and soil. The contents are clean and complete in a good binding. Tissue guards missing for 4 plates.  Ex-lib. with small institutional stamp on the verso of each plate, no effect to plate. ***  11.25 " tall by 9.25 "

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        A Compendium of the Veterinary Art: Containing an Accurate Description of all the Diseases to which the Horse is Liable, Their Symptoms and Treatment; the Anatomy and Physiology of the Horse's Foot

      Printed by W. Bristow for J. Badcock, Canterbury 1802 - 232pp. 14 plates, 3 hand coloured. G : in Good condition. Rebacked with paper title label. Cover rubbed with corner wear. Lower corner of rear cover stained with minor impact on corners of last 5 pp. Fore and lower edge untrimmed. Contents tight

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        Plate 249 - Melanthium Gramineum

      Paris 1802 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté A selection from Les Liliacées Stipple engravings with original hand color Paris: 1802-1816 21” x 14” Some discoloration around edges. The unequalled botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redouté occupies a central position in the development of European flower painting. Redouté had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie-Antoinette to Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in a turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, a testament to his greatness as an artist. Les Liliacées was Redouté's largest and most ambitious work and is generally considered his masterpiece, arguably rivaled only by Les Roses. Produced under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, for whom Redouté worked as botanical artist at her estate at Malmaison, these pristine examples represent landmark works in the field of flower illustration. The title Les Liliacées is misleading, as the work was of a much broader scope, including representatives of the lily, amaryllis, iris, orchid, and other families. The plates were executed by means of stipple engraving, a method that the artist himself perfected when he was unsatisfied with the effects garnered by traditional copper-plate engraving. As Redouté shrewdly observed, the delicacy and subtle elegance of his compositions could only be captured using a printing method equally fine. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in miniscule dots, it did not obscure the "light" of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the exquisite models Redouté provided. Les Liliacées records the plants of the lily family, and related flowers, that Josephine collected for her gardens at Malmaison. Redouté's small drawings, placed at the bottom of the main illustrations, record the anatomical features of each species so that each flower could be identified with precision and cultivated to perfection. In each illustration, as in his series Les Roses, the flowers are classical "portraits" which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. Redoutés's work represents a uniquely harmonious blend of scientific precision and supremely delicate rendering.

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        Atlas van alle de zee-havens der Bataafsche Republiek

      Amsterdam.: Johannes Allart., 1802. Amsterdam.: Johannes Allart., 1802. (1) leaf and 28 double page b/w engravings. Twenty-eight Dutch harbor views engraved by M. Sallieth. Published in 1802 from drawings by de Jong twenty years earlier. With engraved captions underneath in Dutch and French of the harbours of Rotterdam, Delft, Amsterdam, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Texel, Dordrecht, etc.The coat of arms of each port is engraved beneath the image. These are strong, fresh images. A few plates are lightly foxed. Worldcat shows only seven libraries holding copies - none in the US. A very good copy

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      London: T. Bensley, 1802.. London: T. Bensley, 1802.. viii,viii,[5]-446,60,24,[8]pp. plus 123 plates. Thick quarto. Contemporary paneled calf, gilt, a.e.g. Corners lightly worn, boards rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Very minor foxing. Very good. Third edition, revised and generally considered the best edition, of this important furniture- making treatise, with a full complement of engraved plates as well as the Appendix and Accompaniment. "... in 1791 his masterpiece, THE CABINET MAKER AND UPHOLSTERER'S DRAWING- BOOK, began to be published by subscription in fortnightly sections (forty-two in all), priced 1s. A slightly larger second edition appeared in 1794 and a third with some small amendments in 1802. A German version was translated by G. T. Wenzel and published in Leipzig. It was intended for practising members of the trade, and addressed 'to Cabinet-Makers and Upholsterers in General'. The 717 subscribers were almost entirely established furniture makers, in contrast to those of Thomas Chippendale's GENTLEMAN AND CABINET MAKER'S DIRECTOR (1754, 1755, and 1762) which had included members of aristocracy and gentry. Sheraton's intention (inspired perhaps by his Nonconformist background) was to improve the work of uneducated artisans by teaching them proportion and perspective drawing, since previous manuals had been deficient in this. He firmly believed in the immutable laws of 'Geometry and real Science' and wished to show how these could be applied to the ephemeral nature of taste particularly in furniture design. In his own words his intention was to make the Drawing Book 'as permanently useful as I could and to unite with usefulness the taste of the times' (Sheraton, Drawing Book, 1802 edn, 355)" - DNB. In fact the third edition contains more than "small amendments", and has always been considered the most desirable. DNB (online).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Ausführliche theoretisch-praktische Anleitung zum Ziegelbrennen mit Torf und zweckmäßigen Neu-Bau der dazu erforderlichen Oefen.

      Berlin, Vieweg, 1802.. (20,5 x 12 cm). (2) VIII, 166 (1) S. Mit 2 mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit.. Einzige Ausgabe. - Eiselen (1752-1816), königlich-preußischer Bergrat in Berlin, "hat sich um die Gewinnung des Torfs und dessen Verwendung zu technischen Zwecken vielfache Verdienste erworben. Seine bezüglichen Schriften fanden als lehrreiche und werthvolle Anleitungen allgemeine Anerkennung. Sie bildeten lange Zeit die besten litterarischen Leistungen auf diesem Gebiete" (ADB). Die Tafeln mit Darstellung der verschiedenen Brennvorrichtungen und Öfen. - Titel verso gestempelt. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Die ersten 8 Blätter wasserrandig, sonst gut erhalten. - ADB 5, 763; Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-techn. 87

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        Monographia Apum Angliae

      Ipswich: For the Author., 1802. Ipswich: For the Author., 1802. 2 vols. 21.0 x 13.5 cm. Vol 1 xxii, 258, 14 plates. Vol 2 386, 4 hand-coloured plates, errata, in this set, bound in vol 1. Binding is later but not recent 1/2 leather with gilt lettering. Ex library with usual stamps including on some of plates, repairs to margins of some pages, extremities rubbed, in modern slipcase. [Freeman 2107]. 1st Ed. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket.

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        Die Philosophie mit Obskuranten und Sophisten im Kampfe. Ein Nachtrag zu der Schrift "Auch die Aufklärung hat Ihre Gefahren" von Prof. Salat. Herausgegeben von einem Freunde der Aufklärung und der Philosophie

      Ulm, Wohler 1802.. Ulm, Wohler 1802.. 116 S. - Angebunden: Ueber den neuesten Idealismus der Herren Schelling und Hegel. Kritiken, nebst Auszügen aus Briefen etc. über die eigentliche Tendenz dieser Philosophen. Herausgegeben von einem Freunde der Philosophie. München und Leipzig, Kummer 1803. 4 Bll., 208 S. Hübscher Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. und Rückenschild. I.: Ziegenfuß-J. II, 403. - Seltene Schrift des Landshuter Spätaufklärers und katholischen Theologen Jakob Salat (1766-1851). - "Durch sein Festhalten an aufklärerischen Positionen gegenüber der Theologie Sailers u. a. und den Philosophien Schellings und Hegels wurde S. zum wissenschaftlichen Außenseiter und wurde kaum noch rezipiert" (ADB XXX, 194). - II.: Jost (Schelling) 128. - - - Etwas berieben. Lederbezug an den Decken oben leicht lädiert, Rücken mit Papieretikette. Gebräunt.

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        MÉMOIRE SUR LA COLLECTION DES GRANDS ET PETITS VOYAGES, et de la collection des voyages de Melchisédech Thevenot.

      1802 - Paris, Baudouin, 1802. In-quarto (208 X 261) demi-veau fauve, dos lisse, frise et deux filets dorés en place des nerfs, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque); (2) ff. blancs, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, III pages de table, 401 pages, (2) pages d'errata, (3) ff. blancs. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette « étude bibliographique importante sur ces collections célèbres » (Chadenat). Ces grandes collections de relations de voyages présentent l'effort des européens qui vont tenter, dès le quinzième siècle, de prendre possession du monde, matériellement et intellectuellement. Armand-Gaston Camus livre ici une savante édition critique et commentée de ces grandes collections. UN PRÉCIEUX TRAVAIL BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE SUR LES LIVRES DE VOYAGES : publiée à Francfort de 1590 à 1634 par l'atelier de Théodore de Bry, la "Collection des grands et petits voyages" se distingue par l'importance et la qualité des illustrations gravées en taille douce et réalisées pour la plupart sur des modèles authentiques. Le deuxième volume des "Grands Voyages" paru en 1591 est consacré à la Floride. Outre les récits de Jean Ribault et de René de Laudonnière, il comprend une série de 42 planches gravées d'après les dessins et aquarelles exécutés sur place par un peintre dieppois, Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues. À la suite de cette collection, l?auteur s?est intéressé à celle de la collection Melchisédech Thevenot (1620-1692), intitulée "Relations de divers voyages curieux": composée de 55 fascicules réunis en quatre volumes richement illustrés, cette collection contient des récits, parfois inédits, sous forme complète ou abrégée, de voyages effectués entre 1449 et 1672 dans les régions, pays ou continents tels que: Russie, Crimée, Tartarie, Chine, Formose, Inde, Perse, Arabie, Terre sainte, Siam, Bengale, Bornéo, Égypte, Philippines, Japon, Afrique, Amérique. Cette collection avait la réputation à l'époque de rassembler tout ce qu'un européen pouvait savoir sur le monde au XVIIe siècle. IMPORTANTE TABLE des matières, des noms d'auteurs et de lieux in fine (45 pages). BEL EXEMPLAIRE à grandes marges, parfaitement conservé dans une élégante reliure de l'époque. (Chadenat, 538 - «Mémoire fort curieux », Brunet, I-1529 - Sabin, 10328). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Treatise of Painting

      London: Printed for J. Taylor, 1802. London: Printed for J. Taylor,, 1802. Faithfully translated from the original Italian, and now first digested under proper heads, by John Francis Rigaud. Octavo. Contemporary full vellum, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, 22 engraved plates of which one is folding. Vellum slightly rubbed, front board gently bowed, small chip to morocco label, light foxing and occasional spotting throughout. Otherwise an excellent copy. A beautifully bound copy of this foundational practical treatise on Renaissance art, first published at Paris in 1651. This is the second English-language edition; the first edition in English appeared in 1721.

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        Le Marquis Tulipano Opera Bouffon en deux Actes, Parodie sur la Musique del Signor G. Paesiello [Subtitle]: Represente pour la Premiere fois sur le Theatre de Monsieur frere du Roi, le 28. Janvier 1789. [Full score]

      Paris Imbault [PN 203] [ca. 1802-1807]. Folio. Marbled boards backed with manuscript on vellum, paper label titled in manuscript to spine. 1f. (title), 203 pp. Engraved. With publisher's handstamp to lower outer corner of title. Performance markings in sepia crayon indicating cuts to pp. 69, 112, 118, 195 and 201; front pastedown with early instrumentation list, indicating that the score was accompanied by instrumental parts at one time. Binding quite worn, rubbed and bumped; paper label numbered "498" to spine. Somewhat worn and browned; staining to lower margins of second half of volume.. First Edition, later issue. Robinson p. 286. Lesure p. 478. RISM P364.

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        The New and Complete Angler; or, Universal Fisherman

      London: Printed for Alex. Hogg, 1802 - First edition. 8vo. Double-page frontispiece showing twelve species of fish. 70, 12 (ads) pp. Half brown morocco. Frontispiece with loss of small corner of margin, some darkening, else fine. Heckscher bookplate. Westwood & Satchell p. 172 ("a literal transcript of The true art of Angling by J.S."); Heckscher sale (1909) lot 1561 ($22) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Descripcion de las plantas que D. . demostró en las lecciones públicas del año 1801, precedida de los principios elementales de la botánica

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real 1802 - 2 vols. I: CCXXXVI-284 p. inc. port., 1 h. de erratas. II: Portada, de la p. 285 a la 625. Rústica original, con todas sus barbas y sin cortar. Primera edición de la obra más docente del botánico y naturalista Cavanilles, que ocupó la dirección del Real Jardín Botánico desde 1801 hasta su muerte en 1804, impartiendo las lecciones a los alumnos de la materia. Su pretensión la la publicación de esta obra fue reunir y dar a la luz la descripción de las plantas demostradas en sus lecciones, precediéndolo de un tratado preliminar con los principios fundamentales de la botánica. Entre las especies botánicas estudiadas por Cavanilles –muchas de ellas americanas, australianas y exóticas– hay muchas de interés médico o terapéutico. Buen ejemplar, en su estado más primigenio, conservando sus cubiertas originales y todas sus barbas. Colmeiro, La Botánica y los botánicos, 375; Palau, 50573 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        Öfningar i Arabiskan.

      Uppsala, Johann Frederik Edman, 1802.. 4to. (10), 56 pp. (Bound with) II: The same. Första Grunderna i Arabiska Spraket. Ibid., 1804. (4), 58 pp. Later half cloth.. Sammelband containing two rare study books by Anders Svanborg, teacher of Greek and Oriental languages at the Swedish Royal Academy at Uppsala. The first is a compilation of Arabic texts (from Lokman's Fables, the Qur'an, etc.) with original Swedish translations; the second is a brief grammar. - A few contemporary underlinings and notes in pencil. - Schnurrer 99f., no. 146; 106f., no. 150. OCLC 41108858, 41132955.

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        De Mensch, zoo als hij voorkimt op den bekenden Aarbol, beschreeven door Martinus Stuart, afgebeeld door Jacques Kuyper. Eerste deel. [Man described as he appears around the world portrayed by Martin Stuart Kuyper and partly illustrated by Jacques Kuyper].

      Amsterdam: Johannes Allart -07 1802 - 6 vols., First Edition, fine hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, each volume includes allegorical vignette titles each with a different coloured illustration and 41 coloured plates finished by hand, 2 folding plain engraved plates, occasional spotting, later calf-backed marbled boards, raised bands and spines in gilt, a very nice set. The six volumes contain a collection of descriptions of various peoples of the world and accompanied by romantic illustrations. Volume 1 contains plates of people from Tahiti, Hawaii, and Easter Island. Volume 11 has plates of Tonga, New Caledonia, the Marquesas, the New Hebrides, New Zealand, Palau, the Admiralty Islands and Tasmania. Volume 111 contains a collection on Australia, and the American sections includes plates on the North west Coast of Alaska. **** This work is noted for its very beautiful plates, which are generally derivative of the work of earlier artists such as John Webber. In volume1 at page 190 appears the plate "Sandwich-Eilanders" (after Webber), which depicts in full length a man and woman of Hawaii. Ferguson, 361; Tiele, 1065; Lipperheide, 1576; Forbes, 1, 342; Bagnall, 5393; O'Reilly and Reitman, 6249; Hawaiian National Bibliography, 342; not in Sabin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, cioe l'Inferno, il Purgatorio, ed il Paradiso. Composto da Giovanni Flaxman Scultore Inglese ed inciso da Tommaso Piroli Romano.

      Roma, 1802. Si vende dall'Incisore a Strada Gregoriana nr. 34., 1802.. . 4° Oblong (22,5 x 29,5 cm), unbeschnitten. Titel + 110 Stichen auf Bütten (unbeschnitten) lose in modernen Halbleinen. Titelseite u. folgende 5 Blätter sowie 5 Blätter am Ende angeschmutzt u. stockfleckig, weitere Blätter leicht stockfleckig, die meisten Blätter jedoch sauber u. schön. Über Flaxman sagt Goethe: "Eine lebhafte bewegliche Einbildungskraft, um dem Dichter leicht zu folgen, eine Fähigkeit, das so Empfangene sinnlich bequem wieder darzustellen, eine symbolische andeutende Tournüre, eine Gabe sich in den unschuldigen Sinn der ältern italienischen Schule zu versetzen, ein Gefühl von Einfalt und Natürlichkeit."

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      Oficina de García, y Compañia. - Madrid. 1802-1803. 21X14. Pasta española. Buen estado. 3Vol+Suplementos corespondientes a cada Volumen. 1vol, XVI+1h+196Pág+88Pág. 2vol, VI+283Pág+7Pág. 3vol, 3h+228Pág+61Pág. Completo. Segunda edición Raríssima con sus suplementos y muy difícil en comercio. Ref 3.1 Biblioteca A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bollettino degli atti dell'Amministrazione Generale della 27.a Divisione Militare

      Imprimerie Nationale, Torino 1802 - I quattro tomi portano al dorso l'indicazione di volume da 2 a 5, perché inseriti in una serie di volumi che riunisce diverse raccolte legislative TOMO 1 (2):Fascicoli da 50 a 79 (Fascicolo 50: Lois de la Republique Francaise, an IV). TOMO 2 (3):Fascicoli 80-156 (MANCA IL FASCICOLO 81). TOMO 3 (4):Fascicoli 157-217.TOMO 4 (5):Fascicoli 218-251. Testo bilingue francese-italiano a fronte. Seguono le seguenti opere giuridiche: CODE JUDICIAIRE CIVIL OU RECUEIL DES LOIS, ARRETES ET ACTES DU GOUVERNEMENT, RELATIFS A L'ORGANISATION ET A LA PROCEDURE JUDICIAIRE CIVIL. PARIS, chez Rondonneau, an VIII; INSTRUCTION PAR ORDRE ALPHABETIQUE SUR L'ADMINISTRATION DE LA JUSTICE CRIMINELLE CORRECTIONELLE ET DE SIMPLE POLICE DANS LES SIX DEPARTEMENTS DE LA 27e DIVISION MILITAIRE. TURIN, Imprimerie Nationale, s.d.; TABLE CHRONOLOGIQUE DES LES LOIS ET ARRETES CONERNANT LA JUSTICE CRIMINELLE, CORRECTIONELLE ET DE POLICE QUI ONT ETE PUBLIES DANS LA 27e DIVISION MILITAIRE. Numero di tavole: 12 pp.1514; 1302; 1260; 1560 altezza 18 larghezza 12 Quattro grossi tomi con rilegatura coeva in mezza pergamena con angoli, titolo calligrafico su tassello cartaceo al dorso; pergamena brunita dal tempo, piatti macchiati e con spellature; l'ultimo volume risulta piuttosto danneggiato con parziale distacco del dorso nella parte inferiore e mancanze al piatto anteriore, senza compromissione dei fogli interni. Invio calligrafico al contropiatto anteriore. Fogli conservati con brunitura del tempo e sporadiche fioriture.Primo e quarto volume leggermente deformati.

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        Atlas van alle de zee-havens der Bataafsche Republiek

      Amsterdam.: Johannes Allart., 1802. (1) leaf and 28 double page b/w engravings. Twenty-eight Dutch harbor views engraved by M. Sallieth. Published in 1802 from drawings by de Jong twenty years earlier. With engraved captions underneath in Dutch and French of the harbours of Rotterdam, Delft, Amsterdam, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Texel, Dordrecht, etc.The coat of arms of each port is engraved beneath the image. These are strong, fresh images. A few plates are lightly foxed. Worldcat shows only seven libraries holding copies - none in the US. A very good copy

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        U.S. Attorney Pierpont Edwards attempts to moonlight for Vermont's Green Mountain Boy Ira Allen, Ethan Allen's Brother

      Wallingford, [Connecticut]: , June 28, [1802] An unpublished Autograph Letter Signed "Pierpont Edwards", 2p, 7.75" x 12.5", Wallingford, [Connecticut], June 28, [1802], with integral transmittal leaf addressed in his hand to "Major General Ira Allen Colchester Vermont" concerning his inability to travel to Vermont to assist Allen in a legal dispute. Light creasing scattered throughout with minor pinholes at some fold intersections, a few minor marginal tears and chips, else overall very bright and clean. A hurried letter responding to Allen, who had requested Edwards' representation in a lawsuit against Capt. Joshua Tanton of Lutterlough Township and Silas Hathaway of Highate Township over disputed land titles. Allen complained to Edwards, then consumed with his duties as United States Attorney for Connecticut, that his rivals were taking measures "to gain my Imbarris [sic] me in Every Possible way so as to Provent [sic] me from having money to Dischar[g]e Every Demand that Can be prodused [sic] & to have money to Pay Land Taxes Defray Expence [sic] of Courts &cÃ?î. Allen also asked Edwards if he knew where he could borrow $20,000. (Ira Allen to Pierpont Edwards, 8 May 1802, John J. Duffy, ed., Ethan Allen and His Kin Correspondence, 1772-1819. (1998) Vol. 2, 728-9.) Edwards had agreed to undertake the trip and attempted the journey at the end of May, but schedules and bad roads prevented it: "Finding here an opportunity of writing to you I embrace it, being the first which has presented since I gave up my journey to Burlington ó Conformably to my promise[?] to make preparation to leave New Haven on Saturday the 29th of May, but that day proved to be unexpectedly Stormy; the next day, being the Sabbath of our Savior I could not be permitted to travel; on monday [sic] I began my journey, and travelled one day towards Burlington, but found the road so very heavy, as to render it impossible for me to arrive at Burlington, untill [sic] it would be too late, I therefore returnedÃ?". Edwards offers to attempt the journey again, upon Allenís request. Allen had only recently returned to Vermont after an eight year hiatus in Europe. He had travelled to France in 1795 seeking military assistance in seizing Quebec from the British to create an independent republic of United Columbia. While en route to North America with a stand of 20,000 muskets and 24 pieces of artillery, the British captured him at sea and impounded his cargo. He spent the next eight years in court seeking the release of his property.

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        The Chace. A Poem

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Shakespeare Printing Office, 1802. London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Shakespeare Printing Office, 1802. Second Bulmer edition. 8vo. With wood engravings by John and Thomas Bewick. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED. Full dark brown morocco, elaborate floral fan devices on corners of upper and lower covers, panelled spine, gilt dentelles, t.e.g., by Tout; inner hinges cracked and chips to front free endpaper; occasional foxing to inserted plates, else internally fine. Schwerdt II, p. 167; Hugo, The Bewick Collector, 94, 181 . In addition to the original Bewick engravings, this volume has been profusely extra-illustrated with the insertion of approximately 60 engraved portraits of notables (including Johnson, Hogarth, Bewick, Newton, Voltaire, and Somervile himself), sporting scenes (several in sanguine) and bird and animal studies (including an impressive double-page steel engraving of Landseer's "The Challenge"), the whole expanding Somervile's focus on hunting to the greater world of sport in general. An impressive volume

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        A. W. Ifflands Dramatische Werke

      1802 - Leipzig - Georg Joachim Goschen, 1798. 1802 - Leipzig - Georg Joachim Goschen, 1798 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Dramatische Werke by August Wilhelm Iffland. With a foldout engraved portrait of Iffland to frontispiece volume one and further engraved frontispieces to twelve volumes. Thirteen volumes of a sixteen volume set. (Absent volumes are IV, XII and XIV)In German with blackletter text. Volumes included are:I: Meine theatralische Laufbahn. (1798) With engraved foldout portrait of Ifflandto frontispiece. II: Albert von Thurneisen. Verbrechen aus ehrsucht. Die Mndel. (1798) With engraved plate to frontispiece. III:Die Jger. Bewusstseyn. Der Spieler. (1798) With engraved plate to frontispiece. V: Frauenstand. Der Komet. Hausfreiden. (1799) With engraved plate to frontispiece. VI:Herbsttag. Leichter Sinn. Friedrich von Oestreich. (1799) With engraved plate to frontispiece. VII: Elise von Valberg. Das Gewissen. Luassan. (1799) With engraved plate to frontispiece. VIII: Erinnerung. Alte Zeit und neue Zeit. Das Vermchtniss. (1799) With engraved plate to frontispiece. IX: Die Aussteuer. Die Hagestolzen. Der Magnetismus. Die Geflchteten. (1799) With engraved plate to frontispiece. X: Der Mann von Wort. Die Reise nach der Stadt. Der Veteran. (1800) With engraved plate to frontispiece. XI: Der Fremde. Die Advokaten. Die Verbrderung. Der Eichenkranz. (1800) With no illustrations. XIII: Der Vormund. Liebe um Liebe. Die Kokarden. Die Vaterfreude. (1800) With engraved plate to frontispiece. XV: Die Familie Lonau. Scheinverdienst. (1802) With engraved plate to frontispiece. XVI:Das Erbtheil des Vaters. Das vaterhaus. (1802) With engraved plate to frontispiece. August Wilhelm Iffland (1759 - 1814) was a German actor and dramatic author. His father intended him to be a clergyman, but Iffland preferred the stage, and at eighteen ran away to Gotha in order to prepare himself for a theatrical career. The form of play in which he was most at home, both as an actor and playwright, was the domestic drama, the sentimental play of everyday life. His works display a thorough mastery of the technical necessities of the stage, and a remarkable power of devising effective situations. His best characters are simple and natural, fond of domestic life. His best-known plays are Die Jger, Dienstpflicht, Die Advokaten, Die Mndel and Die Hagstolzen. Iffland was also a dramatic critic, and German actors placed high value on his reasonings and hints about their works in his Almanach fr Theater und Theaterfreunde. During 1798-1802 he issued his Dramatischen Werke in sixteen volumes, to which he added an autobiography (Meine theatralische Laufbahn). During 1807-1809 Iffland put out two volumes of Neue dramatische Werke. Previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns and ink inscriptions to front of some volumes. Condition: In contemporary half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear and occasional bumpingto extremities, rubbing and marks to boards. Two joints starting slightly, five starting and one cracked, loss to some backstrips, others lifting in places. Internally, generally firmly bound with only the odd page starting or detached. Generally bright but with occasional scattered foxing, heavier to some volumesand occasional slightmarks. Occasional offsetting to endpapers from bindings, occaisonal slight close cropping to front. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of The Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of The Church

      London - John Reeves, 1802. London - John Reeves, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Book of Common Prayer for the Church of England, with an interesting introduction by barrister and writer, John Reeves, on the forms of Prayer. In an ornate fine binding. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and ornatedecoration. According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland, together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Chuches From the Title. Includes an Introduction with Observations on the Method, and Plan, of our Forms of Prayer. This is a Novelty; but I hope it is such as will contribute to add Knowledge to Devotion, and satisft in some Praitculars, a rational curiousity repsecting the structure of our Liturgy, which may well be indulged by the most poius Reader -From the Dedication. Dated from the Dedication to the Queen by John Reeves, the editor and publisher. John Reeves, 1752 - 1829, was an English barrister and writer. In 1800, on Pitt's recommendation and possibly in compensation for the prosecution of 1796, Reeves was appointed king's printer. Displaying his classical scholarship and knowledge of Hebrew, Reeves edited and published versions of the Bible (1802) and Book of Common Prayer (1801), as well as a Greek New Testament (1803) and Hebrew Psalms (1804), mainly funded from the emoluments of the office -ODNB. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The morning prayer, evening prayer, and litany pages are becoming partially detached. The hinges are just starting and still firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages have slight browning and occasional light scattered foxing. With a copperplate ink signature to the front free-endpaper. Overall the condition is good, with a very good interior..

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        The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V

      London - Cadell and Davies, et al, 1802. London - Cadell and Davies, et al, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early nineteenth century edition of Robertson's reputation-sealing work. Its comprehensive overview of European history, its engagement with stadial history, and its analysis of the balance of powerall captured in Robertson's polished prosesealed its author's reputation as the leading historian in Europe -ODNB. Each volume is complete andfeatures a beautifully engraved frontispiece depicting Charles V throughout his life. As well as their original half title. Tenth edition. William Robertson, was a Scottish historian. During his lifetime, Robertson became Royal Chaplain to George III , Principal of the University of Edinburgh,The thirty years during which [he] presided over the University perhaps represent the highest point in its history. Robertson was also moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and Royal Historiographer. His other works include The situation of the world at the time of Christ's appearance, An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India, and The history of Scotland. Complete in Four Volumes. Condition: In tree calf bindings with gilt designs to the spines. Externally, a trifle rubbed, with shelfwear to extremities and spines. Two front boardsare detached, and withfive boards held by the cords only. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound, with first few leaves to volume one detached. Bright throughout each volume, with only some instances of light spotting, and minor off-setting to the title pages. Ink stamp to the endpapers. Small tide mark to the frontispiece of volume one. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Voyage du Bengale a Petersbourg

      Delance 1802 FORSTER George. Voyage du Bengale a Petersbourg. A travers les Provinces Septentrionales de l?Inde, le Kachmyr, la Perse, sur la Mer Caspienne, etc.; suivi de l?Histoire des Rohillahs et de celle des Seykes. Traduit de l?Anglais, avec des additions considérables et une Notice Chronologique des Khans de Crimée, d?après les écrivains Turks, Persans, etc. par L. Langlès. A Paris, de l?Imprimerie de Delance, 1802. Tre volumi in 16mo; pp. CXV,319, 472, 498 2n.nn. Una grande mappa spieghevole che mostra il percorso dal Kashmir a San Pietroburgo alla fine del primo volume ed una mappa spieghevole del Kashmir alla fine del secondo volume. Bazzana coeva, titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Ex libris. Brunet II,1346:?Un des bons voyages en Asia?.

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        The Bardic Museum, of Primitive British Literature;

      London: Edward Jones, 1802 VG, 1st ed, 1 pl. In modern quarter cloth with blue marbled boards, spine with printed title. Internally, new endpapers, no inscriptions, frontis, figures drawn by Ibbetson, landscape by J Smith and etched by Rowlandson, [3], (iv-xx), [1], 2-96 pp history, 97-112 music scores, 1 pl, 2 printers devices, occasional contemp. ink marginal note, printed by A Strahan, Printers Street, London, light marginal water stain to last few pages. A very Good copy. Jones had prepared a 3rd vol, a portion of which was published at his death, the remainder being issued later. Title continues: And other admirable rarities; forming the second volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of the Welsh Bards and Druids: etc. (Lowndes 1225. Livbri Walliae 2848). Jones, harpist and music antiquary, was a serious scholar who made a notable contribution to the antiquarianism which typified much of the scholarship of his period. His library was extensive, and his research into both primary and secondary sources, including the old Welsh laws and Welsh grammars, enabled him not only to present music, but also to write in some depth about it. An emphasis on scholarly discourse is characteristic of his major works. For instance, two-thirds of his first important work, a collection of Welsh melodies entitled The Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784), is devoted to a series of essays on Welsh music and the bardic tradition, including an extensive ‘Historical account of the Welsh bards’. See ODNB.

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        The History of England, from the Accession of King George the Third, to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year 1783 (Three Volumes, Complete)

      London: T. Cadell and Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. London: T. Cadell and Jun. and W. Davies. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1802. First Printing. Leather. First Edition, First Printing. Three volumes in contemporary half calf over marcled boards, spines in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments on burgundy labels, intricate gilt tooling in the remainder, blind-stamped borders on covers, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Frontispiece portrait of George III in volume one. John Adolphus (1768–1845) was an English barrister and historian. This, his major work, was first published in 1802. It includes summaries of parliamentary debates, and Adolphus was praised for it in issue No. 2 of the Edinburgh Review. The papers of George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe had been placed at Adolphus's disposal in the preparation of his history, and they enabled him to throw light on the conduct of Lord Bute, and on the political transactions of the earlier years of the reign of George III, who, in conversation, commented on the accuracy with which some of the first measures taken after his accession had been described. Extremely scarce.. The volumes are in excellent condition with occasional foxing throughout, but unmarked, tight, square and clean. Volume Two (only) has been professionally rebacked with the original spine laid on. An extremely elegant set. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Die Harfenspielerin

      . Aquarell auf Papier, verso in Bleistift eine Mondlandschaft mit Urne und Säule, blau aquarelliert, 17,0 x 13,7 cm. Die Darstellung der musizierenden jungen Dame gehört zum unbekannten Frühwerk Peter Ferdinand Deurers, so dass sie selbst für Aufschluss sorgen muss, obwohl im Bilde selbst wenig auf die Identität und Spielstätte der Dreiviertelfigur deutet. Die Harfenistin trägt eine Chemise a la grecque aus cremefarbenem Stoff und das braune Haar in frei kräuselnden Locken. Nach neuester Empiremode gekleidet, verzichtet sie, abgesehen vom schmalen Ring an der linken Hand, auf Schmuck und farbige Accessoires. Ähnlich elegant zurückhaltend nimmt sich das Ambiente aus, worin alles fehlt, was auf größere Zusammenhänge verweisen könnte. Im Verein mit dem neutralen Hintergrund beherrscht die Darstellung ein auf Braun- und Weißtöne gedämpftes, den Raum in eine Stimmung gespannter Ruhe versetzendes Kolorit. Übersichtlich strukturiert, verschränkt das Interieur die stereometrischen Formen des Instruments und die menschliche Gestalt zur Einheit, die dem Umstand Rechnung trägt, dass die Harfenistin in Salons des 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhunderts als "eine Pretiose der gehobenen Hausmusik" geschätzt wurde, also in besonderem Maße Kultur und Status der Porträtierten (und ihrer Familie) repräsentierte. Zum anderen war die Harfe Attribut der heiligen Cäcilia und Allegorie der Musik, was freilich weniger ins Gewicht fällt als ein weiterer rollenspezifischer Aspekt: Die infolge ihres Klanges als "zum Ding verdichtete Natur" betrachtete Harfe war durch solche "Elementarität ein angestammtes Instrument der Frau". Wie die fashionable Erscheinung eine Entstehung im ersten Jahrzehnt des 19. Jahrhunderts nahelegt, darf aus der gediegenen Schmucklosigkeit gefolgert werden, dass der Ort keinen adeligen Salon zeigt und es sich bei der jungen Frau um eine Tochter aus bürgerlichem Hause handelt. Deurers Aquarell teilt den klassizistischen Duktus seiner ersten überlieferten Arbeiten, den zwischen 1802 und 1806 entstandenen mythologischen Wandbildern in Leimen und Heidelberg, wirkt jedoch lebendiger und selbständiger. Die insofern auch stilistisch evidente Datierung in das zweite Jahrfünft spricht für eine Lokalisierung der Szene nach Mannheim, wo Deurer die längste Zeit jenes Jahrzehnts ansässig war. Dort nicht nur im Beruf glücklich, ehelichte der Maler im Jahre 1805 Susanna (Suzette) Fröhlich (1776-1835), die als "Tochter eines wohlhabenden Reichsposthalters und Gastwirts in Mannheim" wohl kaum weniger kultiviert gewesen ist als ihre explizit "gebildete" Schwester Catharina. Unter dieser Voraussetzung ist der Verdacht erlaubt, in der empfindsam geschilderten Harfenistin jene Suzette zu erkennen, wie sie Deurer vor oder kurz nach der Heirat beim Konzert erlebt und mit künstlerischem Feingefühl wie menschlicher Zuneigung ins Bild gesetzt haben könnte. Wem das Augenmerk seiner Harfenspielerin gilt, läge daher auf der Hand - demjenigen, dem sie Modell sitzt und dessen Blick der ihre so verheißungsvoll antwortet, als teilte sie das Lob, das Goethes Märchen' dem "liebenswürdigsten" Mädchen Lilie zuteilwerden lässt: "Welch ein Glück, Euchanzusehen, welch einen Himmel verbreitet Eure Gegenwart um Euch her! Wie die Harfe so reizend in Eurem Schoße lehnt, wie Eure Arme sie so sanft umgeben, wie sie sich nach Eurer Brust zu sehnen scheint und wie sie unter der Berührung Eurer schlanken Finger so zärtlich klingt! Dreifach glücklicher Jüngling, der du ihren Platz einnehmen konntest!"

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        A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Cottonian Library, Deposited in the British Museum

      London - Luke Hansard, 1802. London - Luke Hansard, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An early nineteenth-century catalogue of the Cottonian Library's collections, later to become part of the British Library. First Edition. With an index to the rear. The Cotton or Cottonian library was collected privately by Sir Robert Bruce Cotton M. P. (15711631), an antiquarian and bibliophile, and was the basis of the British Library. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries, many priceless and ancient manuscripts that had belonged to the monastic libraries began to disseminate among various owners. Sir Robert purchased andpreserved these manuscripts and made them available to view. The leading scholars of the era, including Francis Bacon, Walter Raleigh, and James Ussher, came to use Sir Robert's library. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, worn, with boards detached. Loss to the leather of the spine and a stain to the tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered spotting. Crease to the half title. Ex library copy with institutional stamps to the front free endpaper and first blank. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Gentleman and Farmer's Pocket Companion and Assistant, with

      Edinburgh; Glasgow; Aberdeen- T. Brown, and A. Constable; Brash & Reid; Angus & Sonc1800 - Edinburgh; London- A. Constab, 1802. Edinburgh; Glasgow; Aberdeen- T. Brown, and A. Constable; Brash & Reid; Angus & Sonc1800 - Edinburgh; London- A. Constable & Co; John Murray & J. Harding, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Ainslie's scarce and fascinatingThe Gentleman and Farmer's Pocket Companion. The binding is the original one and is correspondingly worn (this was a work designed to be referred to regularly). Thus this is a very rare survival and all the more pleasing for being so original. Bound in leather with gilt decoration. John Ainslie, 1745 - 1828, was a cartographer and land surveyor. He was apprenticed to a surveyor, and surveyed Bedfordshire, Buckingshire, and Yorkshire from 1766to 1770. Aftermisfortune with a map of Jedburgh and its surrounding areas, Ainslie eventually returned to surveying counties, and his maps were published. He settled in Edinburgh from around 1778, publishing charts and maps of Scotland, impressive works including a great map of Scotland that was not superseded for twenty years. With the turn of the century Ainslie turned to agricultural improvement, publishing The Gentleman and Farmer's Pocket Book, Companion and Assistant. . . and a Comprehensive Treatise on Land Surveying in 1812. (DNB)Condition: The binding is generally firm. The rear board is missing, and the front board is held by the cords only, and could possibly detach in the post, even after careful packaging. The last leaf is detached. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping and rubbing, with loss to the spine. Internally the pages have slight browningwithintermittent spots and slightly browned handling marks. Overall the condition is goodonly..

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        Bruck an der Leitha

      . Wir Zech und andere Meister des Handwerks deren bürgerl.... in der Landesfürstlichen Nieder Oesterreich. Gräniz Stadt Bruck an der Leytha attestiren hiermit daß gegenwärtiger Gesell... Kupferstich v. Andreas Biro, Wien 1802, 35 x 40 cm (Plattenrand) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Stopp X, A 6.2.- Sehr selten! - Nicht ausgefüllte Handwerkskundschaft mit einer Gesamtansicht der Stadt von Süden (16 x 35 cm).- Kleine Quetschfalte u. gering stockfleckig.

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        Tales of Wonder; Written and Collected by . . . Author of the Monk, Castle Spectre, Love of Gain, &c

      Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the Author; and Sold by J. Bell. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the Author; and Sold by J. Bell. First edition.. Edges just slightly rubbed; some light foxing; about as desirable a copy as one could expect.. Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, page 529; Todd, Scott, 7A; NCBEL III, 743. 2 vols, royal 8vo, contemporary straight-grained navy morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, gilt rules, inner dentelles and lettering, a.e.g. A seminal collection of ballads and poetry of horror - or tales of terror - which includes Walter Scott's earliest poetical contributions, eight poems by Robert Southey, one by John Leyden and nine original poems by Lewis himself. The publication was so delayed that Scott contributed to a parody of Lewis's work that was published before Tales of Wonder had appeared. See Todd 6A for An Apology for Tales of Terror. Ink signature of Isabelle Powerscourt dated 1802 on each title-page.

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        Mineralogische Reisen durch Schottland und die schottischen Inseln. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und von einem Auszuge aus Bergrath Werner's Geognosie, die Lehre von den Gebirgsarten betreffend, als Einleitung begleitet von Heinrich Wilhelm Meuder.

      Leipzig, Crusius, 1802.. (26 x 20 cm). XIV, XLVIII, 256 (1) S. Mit 2 Kupfertafeln und 2 (1 mehrfach gefalteten) Kupferkarten. Dekorativer Halblederband der Zeit mit hübscher Rückenvergoldung.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe seines 1798 unter dem Titel "Outline of the mineralogy of the Scotish Isles" erschienenen Werkes. - Der schottische Mineraloge und Geologe Jameson (1774-1854), ein enthusiastischer Schüler von Abraham Gottlob Werner, ist der erste Vertreter des Neptunismus in Schottland. Er entdeckt und beschreibt erstmals das Mineral Olivenit und gibt dem Mineral Bournonit seinen bis heute gültigen Namen. "Dank seiner hervorragenden Lehrbegabung und seiner Begeisterung für die von ihm vorgetragene Wissenschaft übte Jameson einen bedeutenden Einfluß aus" (Zittel). - Stellenweise gering stockfleckig. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt dekoratives Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - DSB 7, 69

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        Darstellung eines neuen Gravitazionsgesetzes für die moralische Welt. Titel, VI, 359 S. Halblederbd d. Z. (etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen, kleine Reparatur am unteren Kapital) mit Rückenschild und Filetenvergoldung. Kattunpapiervorsätze.

      Berlin, Johann Friedrich Unger, 1802.. . Erste Ausgabe, Versuch einer Darstellung der menschlichen Gesellschaft. Buchholz versucht mit diesem Werk zu finden, "was Kant suchte und Fichte verdarb Durch ein ewiges Naturgesetz das Moralische an das Physische knüpfen und dadurch den Idealismus zerstören, heißt wahrlich, sich ein großes Verdienst um das menschliche Geschlecht erwerben" (S. III). Enthält: "Beweis, daß die gesammte europäische Kultur aus dem Antagonismus des Selbsterhaltungs- und Geselligkeitstriebes hervorgegangen ist", "Beweis, daß, genau genommen, nie ein Stillstand in der Entwickelung des menschlichen Geschlechts stattgefunden hat", "Wahrscheinliche Dauer des menschlichen Geschlechts" und mündet in dem Appell "Studirt, statt einer ewig unfruchtbaren Metaphysik, die Geschichte und die Gesellschaft" (S. 357). - Anfangs mit kleinem Wasserrand im Bug, vereinzelt stockfleckig, sonst sauber. Vorzugsausgabe auf starkem Velin-Papier. Selten. - Goed. VI 385, 13, 4. Hayn/G. II 14 und VII 542. Vgl. Humpert 7730 (Ausg. 1808).

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        Bruno oder über das göttliche und natürliche Princip der Dinge. Ein Gespräch.

      Berlin, Johann Friedrich Unger, 1802.. Oktav. 1 Bl., 230 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen und etwas Rückenvergoldung.. Erste Ausgabe einer Darstellung der Schellingschen Identitätsphilosophie. - Ziegenfuß II 437; Goed. V 11, 27. - Beeinflußt von Spinoza und Giordano Bruno vertritt Schelling (1775 - 1854) die Auffassung von der wesenhaften Identität der realen und idealen Sphäre, die er als verschiedene Ansichten ein und desselben Absoluten auffaßt. In der vorliegenden Schrift verbindet er diesen Gedanken mit der platonischen Ideenlehre. - Mit Exlibris von "A. W. Schlegel", den er während seiner Professur in Jena kennen lernte und dessen Frau Karoline er 1803 heiratete. - Berieben und bestoßen. Mit Exlibris auf dem vorderen Spiegel; stellenweise fleckig.

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