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        Amaryllis Josephinoe / Amaryllis de Josephine [Josephine's March Lily]

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

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        Les Stratagemes Des Echecs

      Quai des Augustins No 18, Paris. and rue du Dome No 26, Strasbourg.: Amand Konig, 1802 2 parts in 1, 1st ed, VG+, 3 1/4 * 4 1/8 inches. In contemporary calf boards with a chess board design to both upper and lower covers, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. New spine, to style, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to a maroon calf label. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, blue marbled endpapers, text block edges yellowed, [3], 4-93 pp, [1], 1 pl (coloured). [2], 3-122 pp, which includes 120 coloured illustrations of chess moves, whilst the first part has move descriptions, dated AN X indicating 10 years after the 1792 French Revolution ie 1802, printed by Jean-Andre Fischer in Strasbourg, removed tape marks to eps, ink name to both tps (Williams Wynn), occasional ink marginal note, small marginal tear, occasional edge chip. A lovely copy. Uncommon!, copies at Camb, City of Lon and BL only, published initially in French and German in the same year then translated into English in 1817. Title continues: Les Stratagèmes des échecs, ou collection des coups d'échecs les plus brillants et les plus curieux, tant dans la partie ordinaire que dans les différentes parties composées ; tirée des meilleurs Auteurs, et dont plusieurs n'ont point encore été publiés. Avec des planches ou l'on trouve notée la position de chaque coup. Par un Amateur. ‎

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        Sitten und Kulturgemälde von Rom.

      Gotha, Perthes, 1802.. circa 15 x 11,5 cm. Gestochenes Portrait, XXXXII SS., 1 Bl., 292 SS., 9 Kupfertafeln Halb-Pergament um 1900 mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Goed. VI, 311, 3. Hayn-G. VII, 326. Erste Ausgabe dieses hübsch illustrierten Werkes des "bedeutendsten deutschen Kunsttheoretikers des reifen Klassizismus" (NDB V, 99). Mit einem Vorwort von Böttiger, der berichtet, Fernow habe sich beim Erscheinen des Buches noch immer in Rom aufgehalten, wo er seit 1794 lebte und arbeitete. Er schildert die Sitten der Römer, öffentliche Vergnügungen und Volksfeste, die römische Polizei, die Mode, die bildende Kunst, ein Kapitel über "Fremde, Ketzer, Juden, Freudenmädchen" etc. Die Kupfertafeln zeigen Ansichten vom Kapitol, die Piazza Colonna, Innenansichten von St. Peter und vom Pantheon sowie Abbildungen von Skulpturen Canovas. - Gut erhalten, nur gering gebräunt, Portrait mit kleinem Fleck, sonst sauber. Dekorativ gebunden.

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        ELEMENTOS DE QUIMICA

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 2 Edicion. Madrid. 1802-1803. 21X14. Pasta espanola. Buen estado. 3Vol+Suplementos corespondientes a cada Volumen. 1vol, XVI+1h+196Pag+88Pag. 2vol, VI+283Pag+7Pag. 3vol, 3h+228Pag+61Pag. Completo. Segunda edicion Rarissima con sus suplementos y muy dificil en comercio. Ref 3.1 Biblioteca A

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        The costume of Turkey, illustrated by a series of engravings; with descriptions in English and French.London, for William Miller by T. Bensley, 1802 [=after 1817]. With hand-coloured stipple-engraved illustration on title-page and 60 hand-coloured stipple-engraved costume plates (the first as frontispiece). With: (2) [WAGEMAN, Thomas Charles (illustrator)]. The military costume of Turkey. Illustrated by a series of engravings, from drawings made on the spot.London, for Thomas McLean by B.R. Howelett, 1818. With hand-coloured engraving of the dedicatee "His excellency Antonaki Ramadani, minister of the Ottoman Porte to his Britannic Majesty", and 30 hand-coloured aquatint costume plates (the first as illustration on the engraved title-page). 2 works in 1 volume. Folio (37.5 x 28 cm). Contemporary half morocco, with gold-tooled spine and gilt edges.

      Abbey, Travel 370 & 373; Atabey 313 (vol. 1 only); Colas 782 & 2059; Lipperheide Lb 37 & Qp 3. Two works with beautiful hand-coloured plates of Turkish costumes illustrated by Octavien Dalvimart and Thomas Charles Wageman. The first work is a later reprint of the edition from 1802, on paper watermarked 1811 or 1817 and probably published by Thomas McLean to accompany The military costume of Turkey, here bound together. Dalvimart travelled in Turkey around 1798 where he made drawings on the spot and the text of the first part was probably written by William Alexander. Including plates of the officers of the Grand Signor, the women of the island of Andros, a military chief of Upper Egypt and the mameluke of Constantinople. With the bookplate of L.F. Butler. The plates with offsetting on the following page and the spine slightly rubbed near the edges. Otherwise very good copies with beautiful hand-coloured plates of Turkish costumes.

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        Darstellung der Hauptmomente der Elementarlehre der Kantischen Kritik der reinen, und practischen Vernunft. Oder Zweyte verbesserte, und vermehrte Ausgabe, der kurzen und deutlichen Darstellung des Kantischen Systems nach einem Hauptzwecke, Gange, und inneren Werthe. Erster Theil. Darstellung der Hauptelemente der Kantischen Kritik der reinen Vernunft. Zweyter Theil. Darstellung der Hauptelemente der Kantischen Kritik der practischen Vernunft. Bamberg und Würzburg: Tobias Göbhardt sel. Wittwe, 1802.

      - Expanded second edition of a presentation of Kant's main ideas, first published in 1795 under the title Kurze und deutliche Darstellung des Kantischen Systems. 'The greatest utility of [this] book lay in this, that it was written by a Roman Catholic, and was suited to the spreading of Kant's philosophy throughout Catholic Germany, and to the dissipation of many prejudices which had there arisen against it' (Adickes 1432). 'Along with Sebastian Mutschelle, Gregor Leonhard Reiner, Maternus Reuss and other 'Catholic early Kantians', Andreas Metz (1767-1839) belonged to a group of Catholic philosophers and theologians who favourably appropriated and critically developed the philosophy of Immanuel Kant prior to the 1827 indexing of the Kritik der reinen Vernuft by the Catholic Curia in Rome. Metz was named Maternus Reuss's successor so that the reception of Kantian philosophy could continue at the University of Würzburg. In Kurze und deutliche Darstellung des Kantischen Systems, Metz tries to explain the foundations of the Kantian system developed in the Kritik der reinen Vernunft. His purpose is primarily didactic, as the work is intended to help the reader understand Kant's philosophy. At the same time, the work is designed to prevent misunderstandings of the potentially confusing innovations found in Kant's writings. Thus, he reconstructs the theoretical aspects of Kant's concept of experience and the 'actual existence of mathematics, as a science' as the foundation of Kant's system (Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Two parts in one volume, 8vo, [iv], xxii, 359 pp., contemporary half calf over marbled boards, lightly rubbed, some wear to lower corners, spine smooth with decorative gilt bands and red label, early ownership inscription on front free endpaper, light browning in places, a clean and attractive copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LETTERS WRITTEN DURING A SHORT RESIDENCE IN SWEDEN, NORWAY, AND DENMARK

      London J. Johnson 1802 - Second edition. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards Somewhat worn to spine ends and corners, wanting title label from spine, but leaving blind impression. Internally clean, a good copy. An account of Wollstonecraft's travels on behalf of her lover, Gilbert Imlay, which contains reference to her views on woman's education and philosophical questions regarding national identity. The last work published during Wollstonecraft's lifetime and regarded as the first account by a woman travelling on business. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fragment d'un voyage au centre de l'Amérique Méridionale; contenant des considérations sur la navigation de l'Amazone et de la Plata, et sur les anciennes missions des provinces de Chiquitos et de Moxos (Bolivia). Paris, P. Bertrand; Strasbourg, widow Levrault (printed by Berger-Levrault), 1845. 8vo. With a large folding lithographed map (43 x 52 cm) of the centre of South America. Modern half red morocco.

      Borba de Moraes, p. 632; Palau 202177; Sabin 57454; not in Numa Broc. First edition in this form of a detailed account of an important series of scientific expeditions in central South America, mostly in the Bolivian provinces of Chiquitos and Moxos, by Alcide d'Orbigny (1802-1857). He organized expeditions in South America carried out in the years 1826 to 1833 under the auspices of the French Museum of Natural History. He covered Brazil, Uruguay, Paraná, the pampas of Argentina, Patagonia, Chili, Bolivia and Peru, publishing the results in three volumes: Voyage dans l'Amerique Meridional,Strasbourg and Paris, 1835-1845. The present single volume, by the same publisher together with a different Paris collaborator, is extracted from the larger work. The folding map, covering Boliva and surroundiings, includes an inset map showing its location within South America.Somewhat browned and the map with one large and some small tears along folds (some small ones repaired with tape). Good copy.

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        Sämtliche Gedichte. 6 Bände (Bd. 6 fehlt)

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

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        Iris Pumila floribus coeruleis / Iris Naine à fleurs bleues [Dwarf Bearded Iris]

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

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        "Heraldische Sammlung" (3 Bände).

      wohl Bayern, datiert 1802.. Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier von unbekannter Hand. Mit ca. 1100 meist kolorierten Wappen bayerischer Adelsgeschlechter auf 272 einseitige beschriebenen Tafeln, 55 (LV) Seiten Register, Pappbände der Zeit, 34 x 22 cm,. Einbände berieben und bestossen, Stempel auf den Titelblättern, innen sauber. Interessante Sammlung von Wappen bayerischer Adelsgeschlechter wohl auf Grundlage der "Monumenta Boica" erstellt (jedes Wappen mit Quellenhinweis "Mon. B." sowie die Bandkennzeichnung "V." (Volume) "T." (Teil)).

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        The China Limodoron

      London 1802 - The most strikingly beautiful flower plates ever to be printed in England. "This noble evergreen orchid [the China Limodoron Phaius Tankervillae (Banks) Blume, Phaius grandifolius], native of the lands from China to Australia, was introduced to England from China in 1778 by Dr Fothergill, an eminent and wealthy physician who had a garden at Upton in Essex with a 260-foot glasshouse adjoining the house. It was doubtless in this glasshouse that the plant was first grown. Its many-flowered spikes, from two to four feet high, which are produced from February and March, are fine for exhibition and withstand cutting well. Individual flowers are from three to four inches across. Thornton's name for the plant. is a corruption of Limodorum, the botanical name of the genus in which the plant was placed in his time. The plate.represents the plant very well. The landscape behind is unobtrusive and contains little to distract the viewer. The beauty of the plant is left to make its own impact. In Thornton's day this must have been tremendous, as few exotic orchids had as yet been flowered in Europe and it was to be another twenty years before their culture began to be understood." (Ronald King, The Temple of Flora by Robert Thornton , 1981, p.104). Thornton's Temple of Flora is the greatest English colour-plate flower book. ".[Thornton] inherited a competent fortune and trained as a doctor. He appears to have had considerable success in practice and was appointed both physician to the Marylebone Dispensary and lecturer in medical botany at Guy's and St. Thomas's hospitals. But quite early in his career he embarked on his. great work. What Redouté produced under the patronage of L'Héritier, Marie Antoinette, the Empress Josephine, Charles X and the Duchesse de Berry, Thornton set out to do alone.Numerous important artists were engaged. twenty-eight paintings of flowers commissioned from Abraham Pether, known as `Moonlight Pether', Philip Reinagle, . Sydenham Edwards, and Peter Henderson.The result.involved Thornton in desperate financial straits. In an attempt to extricate himself he organized the Royal Botanic Lottery, under the patronage of the Prince Regent?it is easy to raise one's eyebrows at Thornton's unworldly and injudicious approach to publishing.But he produced.one of the loveliest books in the world" (Alan Thomas Great Books and Book Collecting , pp.142-144). First and only state of this plate from the Temple of Flora. Hand-coloured and colour-printed in aquatint, stipple and line by Landseer. Trimmed just within platemark at top and bottom.

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        The first five Thomas Paine letters ?To the Citizens of the United States,? upon his return to America after a 15 year absence, as published in complete issues of Pittsburgh?s Jeffersonian newspaper, ?The Tree of Liberty,? by John Israel, a Jew and target of anti-Semitic attacks by his Federalist opponents. ? ?To elect & to reject, is the prerogative of a free people ? The reign of terror that raged in America during the latter time of the Washington administration, and the whole of that of Adams, is enveloped in mystery to me??

      Collection of five issues of the Pittsburgh weekly, ?The Tree of Liberty,? December 4, 1802 ?" February 12, 1803, each with letter from Thomas Paine ?To the Citizens of the United States? on the front page, written from the City of Washington. Other articles and advertisements in each issue. Each issue is 10.75? x 17?, with minor flaws including light soiling, creases, and marginal wear. Very Good condition.Excerpts:December 4, 1802, 4p: ?Letter the First. After an absence of almost fifteen years, I am again returned to the country in whose dangers I bore my share, and to whose greatness I contributed my part. When I sailed for Europe in the Spring of 1787 it was my intention to return to America the next year, and enjoy, in retirement, the esteem of my friends and the repose I was entitled to. I had stood out the storm of one revolution and had no wish to embark in another. But other scenes and circumstances than those of contemplated ease were allotted me. The French

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        Ohio Statehood and Thomas Jefferson's Second State of the Union address as reported in a Republican newspaper established by John Israel, a Jew and target of anti-Semitic attacks by his Federalist opponents

      Newspaper: December 25, 1802 edition of The Tree of Liberty (Pittsburgh: Printed and Published by John Israel) , four pages, 10.75" x 17.25". Some marginal wear including light chips and tears, light dampstains, expected folds, and light toning.Ohio Becomes a state. A report of tremendous import for the citizens of western Pennsylvania as immigration into the Ohio valley added more states to the trans-Appalachian west and hence it's political influence in Washington. Appearing on the front page, the report reads: "Frankfort [Kentucky], Dec. 9. STATE OF OHIO - Extract of a letter from a gentleman in CHILLICOTHE, to a member of our general assembly, dated November 28th, 1802. 'I am happy in having it in my power to inform you we have shaken off the old shackles of territorial government, to become a State. The convention last evening finished the constitution, and have now under consideration the propositions of Congress. Since your inclination leads you to public life, a part in which I now hea

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        Pancratium Speciosum / Pancrace à belles fleurs [Caribbean New World Pancratius Lily]

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

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        Israel - Jerusalem

      . Jerusalem. Lithographie auf gewalztem China nach Daniel Wegelin (1802-1885). München, Hanfstaengl um 1845, 31 x 40 cm (42 x 52 cm Blattgr.) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Seltene, großformatige Ansicht.- Ränder leicht gebräunt u. etw. braunfleckig. # Margins slightly browned and brownspotted.

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        An Act to facilitate, and render more easy, the Transportation of Offenders [29th December 1802]

      London: George Eyre & Andrew Strahan, 1802. Printed bifolium, pp. [109]-110, armorial letterhead, last 2pp. blank; very good. Uncommon: an 1802 Act which significantly altered the practice of transportation due to the legal loophole pointed out by the great legal theorist Jeremy Bentham the same year, who noticed that a Royal Navy vessel carrying convicts left the captain in the legal position of being a kidnapper. Jeremy Bentham made his argument in his Letters to Lord Pelham (1802) in a long discussion of the peculiar legal standing of the convict ship the Glatton, which had been the first "king's ship" to serve as a convict transport, rather than having been hired from a private individual as hitherto. Bentham commented that this was a legal minefield, and that the ship's captain of the Glatton had - legally, at least - been guilty of kidnap. The ship's captain, before the institution of the present Act, wrote Bentham, had no better warrant than if he had coerced revellers from a "birth-day ball-room". It was directly as the result of Bentham's argument that the present Act allowed the King to "nominate and appoint Persons to have a Property in the Service of such Offenders…". The voyage of the Glatton to New South Wales was under Captain James Colnett, a veteran of Cook's second voyage and author of an important account of his own Pacific voyage in the late 1780s. The Glatton had another claim to fame, being commanded by Captain William Bligh in the 1801 battle of Copenhagen.

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        Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner

      Cambridge, 1802. <p>Donn, James (1758-1813). Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner (1775-1858). 2 &#150; 1/2 pages. Cambridge, 14 December 1802. 217 x 191 mm. Tiny lacunae in both leaves not affecting text, otherwise fine. </p><p>From English botanist James Donn, curator of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens from 1790 until his death and author of Hortus Cantabrigensis (1796 and later editions), to fellow botanist Dawson Turner, author of several botanical works including Synopsis of British Fuci (1802) and Botanist&#146;s Guide through England and Wales (1805), and father-in-law of William Jackson Hooker. Donn and Turner were evidently in the habit of exchanging botanical specimens with one another; in his letter Donn acknowledges the receipt of a &#147;tin box&#148; from Turner and states that while he &#147;has only time, presently, to send you the Carex stricta, depauperata and clandestina,&#148; he will soon &#147;send you a pacquet of seeds for your garden.&#148; Since he knows that Turner habitually corresponds with German botanists, Donn asks him </p><p>"if you will take the trouble when you write to request of them to send you seeds of such things as they have to spare but particularly the seeds of grasses. They have no occasion to be very nice in selecting them, as many times the most common sorts are acceptable and if I have them before it is only throwing them aside . . . I have added at bottom a list of a few things I want." </p><p>Under his &#147;List of wants&#148; Donn enumerated the following species: Milium lendigerum (i.e. Gastridium ventricosum or nitgrass); Agrostis spica venti (sweet bentgrass); Aira canescens (gray hairgrass); Bromus racemosus (bald brome); Galium anglicum (Lamarck&#146;s bedstraw) and Centaurea solstitialis (yellow star-thistle).</p>

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        A Boy Angling; A Boy Mending His Net

      J. & J. Boydell, London 1802 - A charming pair of scenes of childhood, colour-printed and beautifully finished by hand. Fine examples of large scale aquatints from Westall, based on his own charming watercolours. Westall was at his best in watercolour, and was the leader of a reform in figure-painting in this medium. The brilliancy of his colouring was considered novel and astonishing in his own day. A large number of Westall's rustic subjects were engraved, such as Rural Contemplation and Rural Music, by T. Gaugain, 1801; The Sad Story and The Woodcutter and Cowboy, by John Ogborne, 1802; A Storm in Harvest, 1802; and Reapers, 1805, by Robert Mitchell Meadows. (DNB). This extraordinarily appealing pair evoke the boyhood happiness of solitary outdoor activities. In one, a boy attentively mends his net by the seashore and in the other, another boy kneels by a quiet pond with his fishing rod and waits. Stipple engravings, printed in colours, with touches of hand-colouring, by William Nutter & Thomas Gaugain (1) and Hollyer and Gaugain (2).

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        Monographia Apum Angliae ; or, an attempt to divide into their Natural Genera and Families, such species of the Linnean Genus Apis as have been discovered in England

      Ipswich: Printed for the Author by J. Raw, 1802. Two volumes bound in one, octavo, 18 plates (4 with original hand-colouring), half-titles and errata leaf, bookplate; an attractive work in early polished tan half calf, banded spine with morocco label. Australian bees collected by Sir Joseph Banks. A lovely copy of the first edition of this fundamental study of bees: this is one of only a small number of books noted by Musgrave, including those of Lewin and Donovan, published before 1805 to include notice of any Australian insects. Kirby, a keen entomologist, based a significant amount of his work on his access to the Banks collection (&#39;has omitted no opportunity of consulting&hellip; the magnificent collection of Sir Joseph Banks, so liberally open to naturalists&hellip;&#39;), including making comparison with specimens from the Endeavour voyage. Kirby (1759-1850) was born in Suffolk, and famously collaborated with W. Spence on the Introduction to Entomology. This is the first of his works to include any Australian specimens, although he would later jointly publish work based on collections made by Robert Brown. The actual Australian specimens from his collection were presented by the Entomological Society of London to the British Museum in 1863. Kirby&#39;s study includes a very good bibliography, noticing the works of Donovan, Fabricius, Latreille, Panzer, Roemer and other entomologists. The most relevant entry is Kirby&#39;s notice of the Melitta cyanura from the cabinet of Banks &#39;from New South Wales&#39;, and which &#39;should come next to M. signata (y), which stands with it in the same cabinet, from the same country&#39; (Volume I, p. 212).

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        The Right Hon. Lord Nelson

      Published by Colnaghi, Cockspur Street, London 1802 - A wonderful print of Admiral Lord Nelson from Hoppner's famous portrait. Admiral Lord Nelson was one of England's greatest heroes; his naval victories shaped the history of Britain and sparked the formation of an empire. Nelson was sent to sea at the age of twelve and spent the majority of his life upon the ocean. As a naval leader he was a brilliant tactician, and always surprised his enemies by using audacious tactics. With intelligence and valour, Nelson won some of the most important naval battles in British history. His victories included the battle of the Nile, the battle of Copenhagen, and lastly the battle of Trafalgar, which is still remembered today as one of the greatest naval battles ever to have taken place. Trafalgar was Nelson's last and most famous victory, and it gave Britain command of the seas for a century. O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits.in the British Museum 52. Stipple engraving. In good condition apart from being trimmed within the plate mark on all sides. Skillfully mended tears on left and bottom margins. Images size: 20 3/8 x 13 inches.

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        Gesamtans., "Vue de la ville et du Port de Trieste, prise du Mole neuf".

      . Kupferstich v. Desmaisons n. Cassas ( Louis Francois ) aus Lavalee, Voyage pittoresque .. Dalmatie .., 1802, 24,5 x 40,5.

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        An Act to facilitate, and render more easy, the Transportation of Offenders [29th December 1802]

      George Eyre & Andrew Strahan, London 1802 - Printed bifolium, pp. [109]-110, armorial letterhead, last 2pp. blank; very good. Uncommon: an 1802 Act which significantly altered the practice of transportation due to the legal loophole pointed out by the great legal theorist Jeremy Bentham the same year, who noticed that a Royal Navy vessel carrying convicts left the captain in the legal position of being a kidnapper. Jeremy Bentham made his argument in his Letters to Lord Pelham (1802) in a long discussion of the peculiar legal standing of the convict ship the Glatton, which had been the first "king's ship" to serve as a convict transport, rather than having been hired from a private individual as hitherto. Bentham commented that this was a legal minefield, and that the ship's captain of the Glatton had - legally, at least - been guilty of kidnap. The ship's captain, before the institution of the present Act, wrote Bentham, had no better warrant than if he had coerced revellers from a "birth-day ball-room". It was directly as the result of Bentham's argument that the present Act allowed the King to "nominate and appoint Persons to have a Property in the Service of such Offenders?". The voyage of the Glatton to New South Wales was under Captain James Colnett, a veteran of Cook's second voyage and author of an important account of his own Pacific voyage in the late 1780s. The Glatton had another claim to fame, being commanded by Captain William Bligh in the 1801 battle of Copenhagen.

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        An Account of a Geographical and Astronomical Expedition to the Northern Parts of Russia

      London: A. Strahan, 1802. Quarto, with a folding map and 14 engraved plates; a few light spots and library stamps; a good copy in old half calf, marbled sides. The Aleutians. The classic description of the Aleutian Islands. This is the only edition in English of the Englishman Sauer&#39;s full account of the Billings voyage, on which he travelled as secretary to the captain. This was the last of the major Russian surveys of the eastern coast of Siberia, and accomplished a great deal of geographical research, visiting Kodiak, Montague Island and Prince William Sound, and saw Mount St Elias. Billings&#39; naval career had started under Cook: he sailed as an able-bodied seaman on the Discovery, transferring on Cook&#39;s death to the Resolution. His voyage included a revisiting of Kamchatka where Captain Clerke, who had taken over the command of the third voyage after Cook&#39;s death, had been buried. One of the plates in this publication shows Clerke&#39;s grave. Sauer&#39;s is the &#39;first account in English of the first major exploring expedition sent out by the Russians to the Frozen Ocean and the North Pacific after Bering&#39;s second expedition of 1741&hellip; The chart was made by Arrowsmith from Sauer&#39;s notes and Captain Billings&#39;s astronomical observations&hellip;&#39; (Streeter). The large folding map is of Bering Strait and the American and Asian coasts. The appendices include linguistic tables, one of which compares Kamchatkan, Aleutian and Kodiak dialects.

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        Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border : Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland; with a few of Modern Date, Founded Upon Local Tradition. In Two Volumes

      Kelso for T. Cadell Jun and W. Davies. 1802. F 1st Edition. H Hardcover. Fair. 2 Volume set. rebound in recent full leather, retaining the original spines. new end pages. volume 2 has lost some of it&#39;s preliminary pages and the book starts on page 3. the title page of volume 2 and a page replacing what is missing from pages 1 and 2 has been bound in. this is from a much later edition. volume 1 is complete. the books are good internally with age related marks. the binding is strong.

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        Atlas van alle de zee-havens der Bataafsche Republiek.

      Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802.Folio. Contemporary half calf. With 28 double-page views of Dutch harbours.* First edition. - In 1805 a second edition was issued with text by Cornelis van der Aa. Beautiful harbour-views with a variety of Dutch sailing-ships. - (Some minor marginal foxing). - Fine copy with wide margins and strong impressions of the plates. Cat. NHSM I, p.319.

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        Cypripedium Calceolus / Sabot des Alpes [Larger Yellow Ladyslipper]

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

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        A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar , exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe. The second edition, corrected and considerably improved. [with] A Compendious Geographical Dictionary. The third edition, embellished with maps, including those of Australasia and Polynesia. [with] JONES, Stephen. A New Biographical Dictionary. The Fourth edition, corrected

      London: W. Peacock and Sons, 1802-, 1804. Three volumes altogether, duodecimo, engraved folding maps highlighted in watercolour; uniformly bound in contemporary dark blue straight-grained morocco, all edges gilt; a fine and charming set in an original matching bookform box, gilt tooled spine. Delightful small reference library. Fine example of a gentleman&#39;s reference library in miniature, contained in its original custom-made bookform box, and including two geographical reference works - one arranged alphabetically and the other by region. The third volume is a general biographical dictionary from ancient to contemporary times. The two geographical references, which were intended as companion volumes, are of particular interest for what they show of the dissemination of information about discoveries in the Pacific to the general reading public. As late as 1802, some thirty years after the discovery of the east coast by Cook, the Geographical and Historical Grammar notes the existence of New Holland only in a postscript entitled "New Discoveries": &#39;New Holland, an exceedingly large island in the Southern part of the Indian Ocean, upon the Eastern shore of which, at Botany Bay, the British have, with these few years, begun a new settlement&#39;. This statement is followed by a list of Pacific Ocean discoveries and advice to consult the Geographical Dictionary for further information. The Dictionary, here in its 1804 edition, includes folding maps of Australasia and Polynesia, with individual listings of numerous new discoveries in the Pacific. Whilst there are very brief entries for Botany Bay and New Holland, New Zealand, Otaheite, and "Papous, Land of" (Papua), there is a very detailed entry for the Sandwich Islands, including information about the history and geography of the islands, the native inhabitants, their culture and language.

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        P.

      Mémoire pour J.-F. Lesueur, l'un des inspecteurs de l'ensignement, au Conservatoire de Musique, au Conseiller d'État chargé de la direction et de la surveillance de l'instruction publique; en réponse à la partie d'un prétendu Recueil de Piéces, imprimé soi-distant au nom du Conservatoire, et aux calomnies dirigées contre le citoyen Lesueur par le citoyen Sarrette, directeur de cet établissement, et autres, ses adhérens. Paris, Goujon fils, 1802. 8vo. (4),+ 208 pp. The last four pp with small part of text overdrawn with ink. Sewn as issued, with later gray wrapper, worn spine. Jean-François Le Sueur (1760-1837) was a french composer with some opera successes in the early revolutionary years. He was named professor at the Ecole de la Garde Nationale, in 1793, and become one of the inspecteurs at the newly founded Conservatoire. Dissatisfied when his new operas were refused Le Sueur published a violent pamphlet, "Projet d'un plan général de l'instruction musicale en France", attacking the Conservatoire, and its director Sarrette, and was discharged in september 1802

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        An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales

      1798-, London 1802 - Two volumes, quarto, engraved plates, complete, the first volume with 18 full-page plates and 4 engravings in the text, the second as issued with 5 full-page plates (3 with original hand-colouring) and 4 engravings in the text (2 with original hand-colouring); some toning, but a most attractive set in period-style speckled calf, spines beautifully tooled in gilt, red morocco labels and smaller lozenges for the volume numbers. Collins' marvellous account, with the uncommon second volume, which prints the first major account of Bass & Flinders. The complete first edition, published in two volumes four years apart, of David Collins's Account, the earliest history of Australia as an English colony and the most detailed of all descriptions of the voyage and first settlement, illustrated by fine engravings almost certainly after Thomas Watling. The 1798 first volume is scarce but the 1802 second volume is much more difficult to find and is of the greatest importance for its detailed chronicle of events and its narrative of voyages and expeditions of discovery, notably as regards the early explorations of Bass and Flinders. In its complete two-volume state, Collins's Account may be the rarest of the First Fleet journals. Collins was Judge Advocate who was also Secretary to Governor Phillip and his close personal friend. Collins stayed on in the colony after Phillip's departure to assist Grose and Paterson, who supervised the colony before the arrival in 1795 of Hunter, Phillip's successor. Collins left New South Wales in 1796 and completed his Account, which was based on his daily recording of events, in the following two years. The second volume, published in 1802, continues the narrative of the colony up until the departure of Governor Hunter, and includes a detailed report of the expedition of Bass and Flinders. It also includes the first published report of the koala, the earliest sighting of a wombat on mainland Australia, and the first report of the lyrebird, all three of which are illustrated in hand-coloured plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

      London, printed for M. Jones, 1802.including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney, and all its dependancies, from the original discovery of the island: with the customs and manners of the natives, and an account of the English colony from its foundation, to the present time. Enriched with beautiful coloured prints. FIRST EDITION 1802, 8vo, approximately 210 x 130 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, engraved title page with hand coloured vignette of a black swan, hand coloured frontispiece of Sydney, and 12 of 13 hand coloured plates, engraved by V. Woodthorpe and showing aborigines, plants, kangaroo, birds including black cockatoo, mountain eagle and emu, snakes etc., LACKING ONLY THE PLATE OF THE BIRD OF PARADISE, the plate of botany has 5 numbered images and that of snakes has 2, making the total number of hand coloured illustrations 19 of 20, there is a further full page uncoloured illustration in the text, pages: (48 - title and contents table, dedication and introduction), 7 - 505, (1 - blank), lacking half - tiitle and Directions to the binder, the latter were not always included in this edition, bound in modern quarter burgundy morocco over marbled sides, raised bands, gilt rules and gilt ship motif in compartments, 2 dark brown gilt lettered labels. Occasional pale foxing to a few margins, a few pages faintly browned, fore - edge margin of page 265 torn off, no loss of text, small light brown stain in margin of 267, top corner of page 301 missing, no loss of text, small repair to top corner of 303, again no loss of text, 1 plate (Manhood) has some small light creases, as though it had been crumpled slightly at some time, another has a tiny closed tear to the margin. A very good copy (lacking 1 plate as noted. Originally published in 14 parts. Abbey Travel, Volume II, No. 565 (with plate list); Tooley, page 93 - 94; Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, No. 345. George Barrington (1755 - 1804) was a notorious criminal known as 'The Prince of Pickpockets'. He served several sentences on board the prison hulks at Woolwich before being transported to Australia, where he later became Superintendent of Convicts and High Constable in New South Wales. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Walk Round the Walls and City of Chester

      Chester: Broster and Son Tall 8vo, Limited ed, 9 wood cut + 18 hand drawn extra illustrations + 1 pl, 23.3*14.5cms. In full contemporary full green morocco with lots of decorative gilt and blind tooling, edge tooling, corners and edges rubbed. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt, edges worn. Internally, board edges and turn-ins with gilt tooling, a.e.g., brown endpapers, book plate to fpd (Williams Wynn), half title (also states that only 30 copies on this paper printed), tile page with woodcut, [5], 6-106 pp, [1] advert, 9 woodcuts, 1 pl (additional, full page hand drawn), 18 illustrations (additional hand drawn), 22 illustrations (additional hand drawn, coloured coats of arms). A couple of small (water?) stains to covers. A very uncommon copy. The artist who did the additional illustrations was very competent, placing the drawings in the lower margins of the appropriate text, not dated but c1800?. I can find no listing of this limited edition on WorldCat and only 1 on COPAC or WorldCat. Broster, who although he had a business in Bangor, continued to print and publish at Chester, with his son, Peter. They issued Tour from Chester through North Wales in 1802 , whilst at least two Welsh books were issued by them in 1807 .

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        Monographia Apum Angliae ; or, an attempt to divide into their Natural Genera and Families, such species of the Linnean Genus Apis as have been discovered in England?

      Printed for the Author by J. Raw, Ipswich 1802 - Two volumes bound in one, octavo, 18 plates (4 with original hand-colouring), half-titles and errata leaf, bookplate; an attractive work in early polished tan half calf, banded spine with morocco label. Australian bees collected by Sir Joseph Banks. A lovely copy of the first edition of this fundamental study of bees: this is one of only a small number of books noted by Musgrave, including those of Lewin and Donovan, published before 1805 to include notice of any Australian insects. Kirby, a keen entomologist, based a significant amount of his work on his access to the Banks collection ('has omitted no opportunity of consulting? the magnificent collection of Sir Joseph Banks, so liberally open to naturalists?'), including making comparison with specimens from the Endeavour voyage. Kirby (1759-1850) was born in Suffolk, and famously collaborated with W. Spence on the Introduction to Entomology. This is the first of his works to include any Australian specimens, although he would later jointly publish work based on collections made by Robert Brown. The actual Australian specimens from his collection were presented by the Entomological Society of London to the British Museum in 1863. Kirby's study includes a very good bibliography, noticing the works of Donovan, Fabricius, Latreille, Panzer, Roemer and other entomologists. The most relevant entry is Kirby's notice of the Melitta cyanura from the cabinet of Banks 'from New South Wales', and which 'should come next to M. signata (y), which stands with it in the same cabinet, from the same country' (Volume I, p. 212). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Lecture On Heads by.With Additions by Mr. Pilon; as Delivered by Mr. Charles Lee Lewes. To Which is added an Essay on Satire. With Forty seven heads by Nesbit, from designs by Thurston.

      London: Printed for Vernor and Hood. 1802. - Sm.8vo., cont. half calf, marble boards, leather spine label, (xvi), 124pp. Illustrated. Name on titlepage, some light wear to extremities but still near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, cioè 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., - 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." Sprache: it Gewicht in Gramm: 1550

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        DESCRIPTION DE TOUTES LES PLANTES QUI SE CULTIVENT DANS LE JARDIN BOTANIQUE DE L'ECOLE CENTRALE DU DEPARTEMENT DE L'ESCAUT A GAND, POUR L'UTILITE DES ELEVES ET DE CEUX QUI PAR GOUT SE LIVRENT A L'ETUDE DE CETTE SCIENCE. OUVRAGE DANS LEQUEL CHACUNE DES PLANTES EST DECRITE PAR LA TRADUCTION DES PHRASES DU "SPECIES PLANTARUM", DE LINNEE, ET DES PLUS SAVANTS BOTANISTES, PUBLIEE PAR L. WILLDENOW, ET RANGEE SUIVANT LE SYSTEME DU CELEBRE BOTANISTE DU NORD; PAR L. P. COURET-VILLENEUVE.

      CHEZ LES FRERES LEVRAULT, IMP. LIBRAIRES. A GAND. CHEZ L'AUTEUR. AN X (1802). - - HORTUS GANDAVENSIS CENTRALI ACADEMIAE ANNEXUS, JUXTA LINNAEI METHODUM DISPOSITUS; SEU DESCRIPTIO OMNIUM PLANTARUM, QUAE AD UTILITATEM ALUMNORUM BOTANICESQUE AMATORUM HIC COLUNTUR. OPUS VEGETABILIA CUNCT DESCRIPTA HABENS PHRASIBUS BOTANICIS GALLICE REDDITIS E LINNAEI SPECIEBUS PLANTARUM NUPER, CURANTE L. WILLDENOW, EDITIS. A L. P. COURET-VILLENEUVE. LUTETIAE. APUD FRATRES LEVRAULT, BIBLIOP-TYPOG. GANDAVI. APUD AUTOREM. AN X. IN-12 (11 X 17,5 X 4,2 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (24) + 380 ET (3) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN MAROQUIN ROUGE, PLATS ENCADRES D'UNE GRECQUE DOREE, DOS LISSE ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN VERT, DENTELLE DOREE SUR COUPES, TRANCHES DOREES. ANGLE INFERIEUR DU SECOND PLAT ROGNE EN BORDURE DU DOS AVEC MANQUE DE CUIR SUR 3,5 X 2,5 CENTIMETRES, AVEC PETIT MANQUE MARGINAL DE PAPIER SUR LES TOUTES DERNIERES PAGES, SANS AUCUNE ATTEINTE AU TEXTE, L'OUVRAGE AYANT ETE RELIE AVEC DE CONFORTABLES MARGES, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Marquis Tulipano Opera Bouffon en deux Actes, Parodié sur la Musique del Signor G. Paësiello [Subtitle]: Représenté pour la Premiere fois sur le Théatre 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&#39;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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