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        Passaic Falls in the State of New Jersey

      London: "... by F. Jukes No. 10 Howland Street and by A. Robertson Columbian Academy Liberty Street New York", 1802. Hand finished colour aquatint engraved by Francis Jukes. 16 x 22 3/8 inches. Lovely colour aquatint view of Passaic Falls in New Jersey by a noted British artist: one of the earliest views in New Jersey. This view is one of a series of four views executed by the British artist Alexander Robertson during his visit to the United States in 1798, each engraved in London by Francis Jukes. Deák notes that Passaic Falls was "one of the major natural wonders in America that beckoned early artists" and praises the view, which shows a lone fisherman in the foreground, dwarfed by the vertical walls of stone next to the falls, with the rushing torrent in the background. Deak, Picturing America 225; Stokes & Haskell, American Historical Prints E-19

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Arithmétique universelle de Newton, traduite du Latin en français; avec des notes explicatives, par Noel Beaudeux

      Paris, Bernard, An X, 1802. Two volumes in two. 4to. xxiv, 252; 257 pp., 14 engraved folding plates (11 in volume I, three in volume II). Contemporary uniform full calf with gilt tooled borders and gilt stamp of the "Prix du Concours général de l'Academie de Paris" on both volumes. Spines with gilt floral vignettes and titles, floral dentelles, marbled flyleaves and gilt edges.* "Il serait superflu de vanter le mérite d'un Ouvrage de Mathématiques sorti des mains du Grand Newton" (Prelim. p. i). Rare first French edition of his "Arithmetica Universalis" published originally in 1707 by his assistent William Whiston and based on his algebraic lectures given at Cambridge during the years 1673-1683. In a beautiful binding with some minor expert repairs on two sides only. Small paper restoration on the title and first 12 pp. of volume 1 and some faint brown spots. Overall a very good copy. Brunet IV, 49.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        [Hob. XXI:3]. Die Jahreszeiten nach Thomson... Partitur... Originalausgabe. [Full score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Haertel. [1802]. Two volumes. Folio. Full contemporary dark grey textured paper boards. Part I: 1f. (printed title to Part I with "Personen" to verso), 251, [i] (blank); Part II: 1f. (fine decorative engraved title by Böhm after Kininger), [iii]-vi list of subscribers, [i] (printed title to Part II), 252-496 pp. In custom-made half dark blue morocco clamshell case with marbled boards, gilt rules and titling to spine. & & With occasional early performance markings in dark red crayon, with some in pencil and ink, throughout, including indications of instrumentation, dynamics, corrections to notation, the addition of accidentals, and annotations. Bindings worn, rubbed and bumped; lacking endpapers. Slightly worn, browned and foxed internally; occasional small stains. Part I with small rectangular stamp of previous owner (H.W. Stolze) to lower right corner; final signatures separating; inner margin of title and several other leaves of Part II reinforced at gutter. Engraved title and list of subscribers bound in Part II. . First Edition (issue with text in both German and French). Hoboken XXI:3. Hoboken Katalog Vol. 9 1412. Hirsch IV 795.& & This second collaboration between Haydn and the librettist Gottfried von Swieten was based on the poem by James Thomson (1700-1748) published in 1730. The work was first performed on April 24, 1801 in a private première at the Schwarzenberg Palace in Vienna; the first public production took place on May 19, 1801. & & "Although the initial reception of The Seasons was favourable – Haydn wrote to Clementi that it had enjoyed ‘unanimous approval’ and that ‘many prefer it to The Creation, because of its greater variety’ – critical opinion soon became mixed, owing in part to its perceived ‘lower’ subject, in part to a growing aesthetic resistance to its many pictorialisms. Haydn himself contributed to both strands of criticism: he supposedly said to Francis II, ‘In The Creation angels speak and tell of God, but in The Seasons only Simon speaks’ (Dies); and he indiscreetly criticized Swieten’s croaking frogs (‘Frenchified trash’) and the absurdity of a choral hymn to toil (Fleiss). Nonetheless he maintained that it would join The Creation in assuring his lasting fame. For the publication he took the path of lesser resistance, selling the rights to Breitkopf & Härtel." James Webster and Georg Feder in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        [UNE FOLIE, opera en deux actes]

      [Bonn]: [Simrock], [1802-04]. Assumed first edition. Bottom page markings: 383 (center), V.S. (right corner most pages)...Volti Subito. Contemporary black cloth, gilt stamped topboard. Oblong 4to (23x32cm). pp. 9-107. Very Good. Hinge open with several flat folds to pages. Operatic score, twelve (12) pieces, lacking title page and overture. The comic opera in two acts premiered 5 April 1802 in Paris at The Theatre Feydeau. Libretto by Jean-Nicholas Bouilly (1763-1842) with French and German text. Copy of Madame La Marquise de Nadaillac (Escars, Rosalie de Rancher, marquise de Nadaillac, duchesse d' 1761-1842) in gilt on topboard..

      [Bookseller: OLD WORKING BOOKS (since 1994)]
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        AN ACCOUNT OF A GEOGRAPHICAL AND ASTRONOMICAL EXPEDITION TO THE NORTHERN PARTS OF RUSSIA, For Ascertaining the Degrees of Latitude and Longitude of the Mouth of the River Kovima; of the Whole Coast of the Tshutski, to East Cape; and of the Islands in the Eastern Ocean, Stretching to the American Coast. Performed, by Command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine The Second, Empress of all Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, In the Years 1785, &c. to 1794

      London:: A. Strahan for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davis,, 1802. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing in half leather binding and marbled paper-covered boards, rebacked with original spine laid down. Raised bands spine, gilt lettering spine. Marbled edges. No half title page. Folding engraved map by Aaron Arrowsmith and 14 etched and engraved plates. Mild scuffs spine and covers, cover edge wear. Scattered foxing. Sm. 4to. Errata Slip, 332, 58 pp. (Appendix; Vocabularies).

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Federalist, on the New Constitution. By Publius. Written in 1788. To which is added, Pacificus, on the Proclamation of Neutrality. Written in 1793. Likewise, The Federal Constitution, with all the Amendments. Volume II

      New=York: George F. Hopkins, 1802. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. v,(1),(2),351,(1)pp. "Revised and Corrected", the first printing after the original edition of 1788, and the last edition issued during Hamilton's life. Contemporary full sheep binding, spine tooled in blind, red leather lettering label. Hinges neatly mended, label chipped top and bottom, light marginal stain to last half of text block but a very good copy in original binding. Howes H114. Sabin 23981. Printing and the Mind of Man, 234. This second edition was edited by George F. Hopkins with revisions while supposedly not by Hamilton yet had his approval. It appeared in December, 1802. This second edition was the first to identify the authors as Hamilton, Madison and Jay. Volume 2 only, of 2.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Charte über die saemtlichen zum Westphaelischen Kreis gehörige (!) Laender. Teilkolor. Kupferstichkarte von Güsselfeld bei Homann Erben. Nürnberg, 1802. 53 x 48 cm.,

      1802 - Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Glückstadt und Mainz sowie zwischen Rotterdam und Hannover.- Links oben Titelkartusche, unten rechts Legende.- Breitrandig. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Ixia Tricolor / Ixia Tricolore [Harlequin Flower] [Pl. 129]

      Paris: Imprimerie de Didot jeune, 1802-16. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Langlois. 20 1/4 x 13 3/8 inches. 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.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        The Holy Bible, containing The Old Testament and The New; translated out of the original Tongues: and with the former Translations diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be read in Church

      London: Published for John Reeves; sold by George and William Nicol, 1802., 1802. 10 volumes bound as 9; large 8vo. (24 x 31 cm). Contemporary full black morocco with gilt bands and gilt titles to flat backs, gilt rule to boards, all edges gilt, marbled end papers with gilt dentelle. From the library of William Cavendish, Duke of Portland, British Prime Minister 1807-1809, with a crowned 'P' stamped in gilt to first compartment of spines and Welbeck Abbey bookplate to paste down of each volume. A very attractive set of complete and fully annotated Bible, just a little rubbed. 'In the Preface Reeves explains his design 'to put to the press an edition of the Bible in separate volumes, that would make a manual commodious for perusal, like the editions of our best English books.' The text is a careful reprint of Blayney's Bible of 1769 with certain changes. It is here printed in paragraphs, and divided into sections, though the chapter-and-verse numbers are retained, and 'metre' is distinguished from 'Prose'... Besides Reeves' Dedication to the King and Preface, the preliminary matter includes the Translator's Preface, chronological Index, Tables, etc. With Apocrypha. The Prayer Book version of the Psalms is printed side by side with King James's Version. A full page contains 39 lines. Issued apparently in 10 volumes...'. This set has the Prefaces and Notes bound in vol.VIII. Darlow and Moule, 985, p. 316.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794

      London: Printed by A. Strahan for T.N. Longman, O. Rees and Others, 1802. First English Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A complete two volume set uniformly bound in original or near contemporary full diced calf rebacked bindings both with gilt lettered crimson leather title pieces to spines; boards scuffed and marked, joints worn and rubbed; both bindings however still in very good condition, holding very well with no splits or cracks; contents equally sound and firm with no loose pages, just a very neat previous owner copperplate signature to each volume, but not showing any other pen-marks or inscriptions; all plates and maps present and in very good order with some offsetting to text, occasional spots to a few, and maps showing only some old feint marginal tide marks to the upper left corner (not affecting any of the maps themselves); also, this set not from a library and so no such stamps or labels; size: 4to (270mm x 225mm); collation: pp. xxiii (including title), 552; xxx (including title), 523, with a total of 52 plates (some folding and mostly hand-coloured) and 3 folding maps; also includes 28 vignettes (mostly hand-coloured) within text. A very good set.

      [Bookseller: Prior Books]
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      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1802. Three volumes. Rebacked with tan spine labels. Covers with blind-stamped border fillets and wave and dot design. New endpapers. Bound with half-titles. Light foxing of preliminaries. Text is crisp and clean throughout. Flaws: Volume 1- page 166 printed as 156, p.257 1" closed tear upper gutter, p.265 1" closed tear fore-edge, p.327 paper defect at page number, no number p.326; Volume 2 no flaws; Volume 3-p.68 printed as 98, p.247 3 1/2" tear with archival tape repair, pp.335-337 paper defects, p.448 printed as 360. A later edition of this classic work in political economics, first published in 1776. 499, 518 + appendix, 465 + index. Uniformly bound with our copy of Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments".. Tenth Edition. Full Smooth Contemporary Calf. Light Edge Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Memoirs Of The American Revolution, so far as it Related to The States Of North and South Carolina, and Georgia, Compiled from the Most Authentic Materials, The Author’s Personal Knowledge of the Various Events, and Including an Epistolary Correspondence on Public Affairs, with Civil and Military Officers, at That Period

      New York: Printed by David Longworth, 1802. First edition. Slight rubbing of edges and covers, endpapers and a few leaves a little browned, else fine. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Physisk og Oekonomisk Beskrivelse over Øen Lesøe, beliggende i Categat under Hiøring Amt i Aalborg Stift.

      Kbhvn. 1802. Med titelvignet visende et kort over øen og 2 foldede kobberstukne plancher visende kirken, et beboelseshus samt fiskernes fangstredskaber. (14)+282 s. Indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder. Bindet smukt rep.. Ekspl. har tilhørt historikeren Troels Lund. Bibl. Dan. II,712

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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      Edinburgh: Printed by Mundell & Son, 1802.. 24pp. Small octavo. Sewn into somewhat later plain wrappers. A few minor corner nicks, wrappers split at spine, trivial foxing, otherwise a near fine copy. First edition, first printing, of the first separate publication by the son of the biographer. In addition to Alexander's original verse and adaptations, which the DNB describes as "very graphic, full of Scotch humour, but coarse at times," the collection prints for the first time James Boswell's poem, "Song to an Irish Air." This edition is quite rare, and the collection is most commonly known through the 1803 second edition, published under the imprint of Manners & Miller, paginated at 34pp. Pottle treats James Boswell's appearance based on the 1803 edition, noting that edition "seems to be very scarce. I have met with only one copy, that in the New York Public Library." An OCLC search records eight copies of the 1803 second edition, but locates no copies of this edition. However, there is a copy at Yale, and we note one copy at auction in recent years: Sotheby's, Sept 28, 1979, lot 374, £1,400 ($3066.00), to Quaritch. POTTLE (POSTHUMOUS PUBLICATIONS) 3 (1803 edition). NCBEL III:368. TINKER 296 (1803 edition bound with other, later publications).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Skizzen in Kupfern. Ein periodisch erscheinendes Bilderbuch geographisch-historisch artistisch-öconomischen Inhaltes

      Wien, Reillyscher Verschleiß-Komtori 1802-1804.. Bde. 2 - 6 (v. 6). gr.-8°. S. 417-834; 840; 832 S. Mit je 1 gest. Tit.. u. 254 großteils kolor. Kupfertaf. Es fehlen 2 Kupfertaf. (Nr. 65 in Bd. 2: Baler, ein Sohn Odins u. Nr. 71 in Bd. 6: Dt. Stadtansicht?). HLdr. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückensch. Ecken berieb. Exlibris. Ecken berieb. Einige Textbll. in Bd. 6 m. leichten Randläsuren. Die größtenteils fein kolorierten Taf, zeigen Karten, Pläne (Prag), Tiere (Hunde, Fische, Insekten, Vögel, Giraffen, Nashorn, Elefant, Känguruh, Wale), Pflanzen (Kaffee, Zuckerrohr, Pilze, Kakteen, Tabak, Vanille), Portraits (J. Haydn, Mozart), Schiffe etc.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Cabinet-maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-book in Four Parts

      London: T. Bensley, 1802. Third edition. Hardcover. The Third Edition, Revised. This is the revised and expanded edition of this monumental work, the edition that was subsequently reprinted by numerous publishers. Profusely illustrated with frontispiece engraving and 61 copper-engraved plates including a plan for furnishing and decorating an entire room. Bound together in this edition is the ‘Appendix’, containing an additional 40 copper-engraved plates, and ‘An Accompaniment’, containing an additional 14 copper-engraved plates. A list of subscribers follows. These plates, many of them folding, show furniture designs, Greek columns, studies of perspective, and detailed drawings for embellishments to furniture and rooms. Handsomely rebound in golden brown full calf with gilt decoration. Surprisingly little foxing. Pages not trimmed. Very scarce in any condition, this copy is remarkably well preserved. Detailed digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: David W. Bowers Books]
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        Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border;

      London - T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The Kelso first edition of Scott's first major work, published anonymously. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border is a collection of Border ballads compiled by Walter Scott. The Minstrelsy sold well on both sides of the border, and the first edition was exhausted in six months. German, Danish, and Swedish translations followed, and North American editions gave Scott his first taste of transatlantic fame. (WS)Frontispiece to volume I. Complete in two volumes (the third additional volume was published in 1803)Condition: Rebound in calf. Externally, generally smart, though with some marks and slight sunning. Rubbing to the extremities also. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscriptions to endpapers. Pages are generally clean, though with some scattered spotting throughout, and handling marks to the first few pages of volume I. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Arabian Nights

      sp; - London - William Miller, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of tales from the Arabian Nights, translated by Reverend Edward Forster. First edition thus. Forster's first venture was an edition of Jarvis's translation of Don Quixote, 4 vols. 8vo, 1801, with a new translation of the Spanish poetry, a new life of Cervantes, and new engravings. Having been successful in this, he published some works of less importance, while he was preparing for the press a new translation, from the French of Antoine Galland, of the Arabian Nights, 5 vols. 4to, London, 1802, with twenty-four engravings from pictures by Robert Smirke, R. A. The Arabian Nights was collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, South Asia and North Africa. The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature. In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate era, while others, especially the frame story, are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work Hazar Afsan which in turn relied partly on Indian elements. Withnineengravings from pictures by Robert Smirke (counted, no collation available). Complete in five volumes. Condition: Rebound in amateur morocco bindings. Externally, generally smart, though with some marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly browned, with some scattered foxing and handling marks. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Karte von Deutschland, Italien und der Europaeschen Türckey nebst einem grossen Theil des Mittellaendschen Meeres und dessen Africanschen Küste. Unter Aegypten, Klein Asien. Die Königreiche Ungarn

      Grenzkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von Carl Jäck nach Daniel Gottlob Reymann 1802. 78.3x122 cm. Maßstab ca. 1 : 2.300.000 - Engelmann, Geogr. I, 441 vgl. - Aus 12 Blättern von je ca. 30 x 26 cm Größe zusammengesetzt ergibt diese Karte die südliche Hälfte der aus 24 Sektionen bestehenden Gesamtkarte. Sie zeigt den östlichen Mittelmeerraum mit Italien, Korsika, Sardinien, Sizilien, Kroatien, Bosnien, Montenegro, Albanien, Bulgarien, Teile von Rumänien, Griechenland mit der Ägäis und Zypern, Türkei, Libanon und Teile von Israel, Nordägypten, die nordafrikanische Küste von Libyen und Tunesien. Begrenzt wird sie durch Avignon, Mantua, Donaudelta, Krim, Damaskus, Kairo und Annaba / Algerien. In 24 Segmenten auf Leinen montiert, bis zur Einfasungslinie beschnitten. Unten rechts 2 Segmente etwas gebräunt. Unten links Stempel "R" in einem Kreis, auf der Rückseite Stempel gekröntes A = Paul Friedrich August Großherzog von Oldenburg (1829-1853). Dekorative großformatige Wandkarte.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Travels in Spain in 1797 and 1798 / By Frederick Augustus Fischer [or rather Christian August Fischer]. With an appendix on travelling in that country. Translated from the German

      Published: London : Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street, for T.N. Longman and O.Rees, Paternoster-Row, 1802. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: xv,[1],405,[1]p. ; 8vo. Subject: Spain - Description and travel. Translation of Reisen von Amsterdam uber Madrid und Cadiz nach Genua. Notes: In the form of letters. The translator's preface is signed 'T'. Publisher's advertisements on the last page of the preliminaries. Very good copy in the half aniline calf over marble boards. Professionally and period sympathetically re-cased with the original gilt-blocked label laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes. Ouvrage faisant suite aux oeuvres de Buffon, et partie du cours complet d'histoire naturelle rédigé par C. S. Sonnini, membre de plusieurs sociétés savantes. Familles naturelles des genres. Tomes 1-14 (complete)

      Paris, F. Dufart, An X-XIII (1802-1805). 14 parts in 14 (complete). 8vo. Over 5,000 pp., 112 finely engraved and finely hand-coloured plates, 14 folding charts. Later uniform half cloth over marbled boards. Spines with printed label.* Massive work by one of the most important entomologists of the 19th century. The work is very important to the taxonomy of the higher Arthropoda, in particular crabs, shrimps, and Insecta, and is in fact a cornerstone in entomological taxonomy. Latreille's goal was to arrange the genera by taking numerous characters into consideration; his system was based essentially upon a combination of the characters that Linnaeus and Fabricius had employed. Boards with some, mainly minor rubbing. The plates are generally very clean and bright. A very good, unmarked complete and decently bound set. Horn-Schenkling, 12825; Junk Rara, p. 30; Nissen ZBI, 2388.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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      Paris. 1802.. pp.322-331 plus plate. Original blue printed paper wrappers. A few chips to spine. Minor soiling. Light dampstaining to inner upper corner of each plate. Very good. Untrimmed. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell case. Thomas Jefferson's article on the design of his moldboard plow, one of his most important and enduring contributions to agricultural technology. First published in 1799 in the TRANSACTIONS of the American Philosophical Society, the article was reprinted in this French publication in 1802. The accompanying plate shows the illustration of figures for constructing the plow. Jefferson, who had an abiding interest in the technological improvement of farming and agriculture, determined to build a plow that would glide through the earth with as little resistance as possible. He built his first moldboard plow in 1794, and after several years of use, was convinced of its ease of use and construction, resulting in this article. Its publication here, during his presidency, illustrates Jefferson's ongoing ties to France stemming from his service as U.S. ambassador.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Manuscript indenture and bond for a parcel of land in Ohio

      5 June New York: 5 June, 1802-08. Unbound. Very Good/Land agreement between Alexander Hamilton and John Bard on the one hand, and Nathaniel Pendleton on the other, for a parcel of 20,000 acres in Ohio originally granted to Pendleton by George Washington. The indenture, dated 30 April 1803, states the location of the parcels (northeast of Cincinnati, in Clinton County, Ohio), and the conveyance of them from Pendleton to Hamilton and Bard for the sum of one dollar. That section is signed by Pendleton and witnessed by William Alexander Duer and William Ogden. The second part of the indenture, dated 4 March of an indeterminate year, releases the land back to Pendleton on the part of Hamilton's and Bard's heirs, James A. Hamilton, and his partners John B. Church and Nicholas Fish, as the transaction was in the first place a surety against a $12,000 bond made between Pendleton, Hamilton and Bard in 1802. The bond, paid and canceled, is attached. The 1802 bond is signed by Hamilton, Bard and Pendleton, as well as William and John E. Le Conte. The entire ensemble is sealed and docketed 20 March 1807 and signed then by Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, and by James and John Hamilton. John Bard (d. 1803) was the son of John Bard, George Washington's physician and founder of the New York College of Physicians and Surgeons. Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1821) had been Attorney General for the State of Georgia and, later, Federal Judge there before relocating to Hyde Park in Duchess County, New York. He was Hamilton's "second" at the fatal duel with Aaron Burr. Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757-1854) was a notable philanthropist in the years after her husband's death. William Alexander Duer (1780-1858), here a young lawyer apprenticed to Nathaniel Pendleton, was the son of William Duer and grandson of Major General William Alexander. He supported Burr for Governor of New York in 1804, and he went on to a distinguished career in New York State politics, eventually becoming president of Columbia College. Distinguished Revolutionary Warrior Nicholas Fish (1758-1833) had been Hamilton's second in command, and was later executor of Hamilton's will. . Folio (205 x 328 mm); 6 pages. Indenture consisting of four pages with scalloped top edge; bond pasted in with sealing wax. Blind tax stamps; bond's wax seals canceled. Some stains, but excellent overall. Signatories in various parts of the document include Hamilton, Bard, Pendleton, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, William Alexander Duer, James A. Hamilton, Nicholas Fish, John C. Hamilton, John E. Le Conte, and others.

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        The Bardic Museum, of Primitive British Literature; and Other Admirable Rarities

      London: Printed for the Author, 1802. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. 4to. xx,112pp. Contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards; spine tooled in gilt into 6 compartments, with floral tools and Celtic harps. Full page, hand colored engraved frontispiece by Rowlandson showing a bard and his harp on a mountainside surrounded by local listeners. Pp. 61-112 consist in full page engraved plates of bardic music. This volume comprises the Second Volume of the 'Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of The Welsh Bards and Druids'. Text includes Bardic Triads, Taliesin's Creed, British Proverbs and a Dialogue between Arthur and Guinevere among many other collected relics. A contemporary hand has altered the date and place of publication. Light rubbing and edgewear, armorial bookplate, else a very good copy of a landmark study. Preceeded by 'Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards' in 1784 (enlarged in 1794), and followed by 'Hen Ganiadau Cymru' in 1820. The three volumes collect 209 bardic melodies, most of them Welsh.

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        The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, written in favour of the new Constitution, as agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787

      New York: Printed and sold by George F. Hopkins, 1802. 2 volumes, 8vo. (8 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches). viii,317,[1] pp. [with two pages numbered 167 and two pages numbered 168, as noted on the errata on verso of the vol I terminal text leaf, and with pp. 263-270 repeated]; v, [1], 351, [1] pp., with publisher's ad leaf bound following the Table of Contents and a printing of the Constitution and Bill of Rights on pp. 335-351. Expertly bound to style in period tree calf, covers bordered with a gilt fillet, flat spine in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt. Rare second edition of the most important work of American political thought ever written and according to Thomas Jefferson "the best commentary on the principles of government" - the first edition to identify Hamilton, Jay and Madison as the authors. The Federalist comprises the collected printing of the eighty-five seminal essays written in defense of the newly-drafted Constitution. The essays were first issued individually by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay in New York newspapers under the pseudonym Publius to garner support for the ratification of the Constitution. This first collected edition was published in early 1788: volume I published in March, contains the first 36 numbers, volume II published in May, includes the remaining 49, together with the text of the Constitution. Upon its publication, George Washington noted to Alexander Hamilton that the work "will merit the Notice of Posterity; because in it are candidly and ably discussed the principles of freedom and the topics of government, which will always be interesting to mankind" (George Washington, letter to Hamilton, 28 August 1788). The genesis of this "classic exposition of the principles of republican government" (R.B. Bernstein, Are We to be a Nation? The Making of the Constitution, 1987, p.242) is to be found in the "great national discussion" which took place about the ratification of the Constitution, and the necessity of answering the salvos in print from the Anti- Federalists and other opponents of a strong Federal government. The original plan was for James Madison and John Jay to help Hamilton write a series of essays explaining the merits of their system, whilst also rebutting the arguments of its detractors. "Hamilton wrote the first piece in October 1787 on a sloop returning from Albany...he finished many pieces while the printer waited in a hall for the completed copy" (R. Brookhiser, Alexander Hamilton: American, 1999, pp.68-69). In the end, well over half of the 85 essays were written by Hamilton. Despite the intense time pressures under which the series was written "what began as a propaganda tract, aimed only at winning the election for delegates to New York's state ratifying convention, evolved into the classic commentary upon the American Federal system" (F. McDonald, Alexander Hamilton: A Biography, p.107). Styled the "revised and corrected" edition on the title, with additions to the first edition of 1788, Ford attributes editorship of this second edition to John Wells, though Sabin attributes it to William Coleman, noting it as "the last issued during Hamilton's life." The second edition is notable for the addition of the federal constitution and the first eleven amendments, and a series of articles written by Hamilton under the pseudonym "Pacificus," defending Washington's "Neutrality Proclamation" of 1793 regarding the Anglo-French war. It is arguably the most complete edition, and the only other English language edition issued in Hamilton's lifetime. Significantly, it identifies Hamilton, Jay, and Madison as the authors, but does not specify who wrote which essays; "it was at first intended to mark the numbers distinctly which were written by each; but considerations have since occurred which would perhaps render this measure improper." Clearly issued by Hamilton partisans, the preface implies that virtually all of it was Hamilton's work, and the republication of the Pacificus essays (written in opposition to Madison) confirms the Hamiltonian slant. The Federalist is without question the most important commentary on the Constitution, the most significant American contribution to political theory and among the most important of all American books. Ford 21; Howes H114, "aa." Cohen 2818; Sabin 23981; DAB VIII, pp.188-89 (for James Hamilton); Ron Chernow, Alexander Hamilton (New York, 2004), p.203 and passim.

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        Voyage en Islande, fait par ordre de S.M. Danoise, contenant des observations sur les moeurs et les usafes des Habitants; une description des Lacs, Rivières, Glaciers, Sources Chaudes et Volcans, des diverses espèces de Terre, Pierres, Fossiles, et Pétrifications; des animaux, Poissons, et Insects, etc., 5 text-volumes (bound in 3) + 1 atlas volume, complete

      Paris and Strasbourg: Chez les frères Levrault, 1802. First French edition. The text is bright and clean without even a hint of foxing or browning, the outer corners of the text volumes show some light wear, the atlas is bright and clean with just a touch of foxing to the margins of a few plates, slight repair to the title page, light restoration to the head and foot of the spine; a bright and fresh copy in near fine condition.. Pp. text: (iv), iv, 444; iv, 434; (iv), 400; (iv), 451; 419 + atlas: (ii), 60 plates (plate 1 is very large folding map of Iceland, plate 2-60 are full page engraved monochrome plates of birds, mammals, fishes, insects, shells, aquatic invertebrates, minerals, panoramic scenes, costumes, and more. Contemporary quarter-calf, spine is richly decorated in gilt and with red morocco title label, over antique marbled boards, 8vo (20.3 x 12.5 cm) + full marbled tree calf, spine is richly gilt decorated with red morocco and black morocco title labels, front board with red morocco title, antique marbled endpapers and matching marbled page edges, 4to (29.5 x 21.2 cm). This first edition in French, published in 1802, was translated from the original edition in Danish published in 1772. This is the first scientific account of Iceland. Olafson, an Icelandic poet and antiquarian, traveled with Palsson, a Danish land surveyor, at the order of the Danish king. They spent five years, from 1752 to 1757, exploring the country. The plates include 5 costume plates, 17 plates of shells and fish, and 22 plates of birds. This is the earliest account of the avifauna of Iceland (see Anker 379 for French edition and Ripley 214 for Danish edition). There are 8 more plates in this French edition than in the original Danish edition.

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        Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCII, Vol. 92, Part I+II

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer for G. & W. Nicol, 1802 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (273 x 212 mm). vi, [2], 535 [9] pp., 17 engr. plates. Red modern library faux leather, spine with gilt title, library stamp to verso of title; endpapers renewed, some foxing and browning throuout, title and first preliminary with large stain, p.iii torn w/o loss. Offered is the whole volume containing important contributions by William Herschel (Investigation of the Powers of the prismatic Colours to heat and illuminate Objects; Experiments on the Refrangibility of the invisible Rays of the Sun; Experiments on the Solar and on the Terrestrial Rays that occasion Heat), Thomas Young (On the Theory of Light and Colours), William Hyde Wollaston (A method of examining refractive and dispersive Powers, by prismatic Reflection; On the oblique Refraction of Iceland Crystal) and Charles Hatchett (An Analysis of a mineral Substance from North America containing a Metal hitherto unknown). See Dibner 152; PMM 259; Norman 2275; Norman 2276. The Hatchett paper announced the discovery of a new element (Niobium / Columbium). It also contains important works by Edward Howard and Bournon about the origin of meteorites. One of the most important volumes of the Philosophical Transactions..

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      London: William Miller, 1802. FIRST THUS. Numerous b/w engravings. Illustrated by Robert Smirke. 385; 432; 405; 461; 474 pp. Hardcover. Small 4to. Green full leather. All edges gilt. 10 gilt ruled raised bands, gilt ruled and tooled in compartments; heads, heels, corners and board edges bumped and worn; spines modertely toned; all but volume iv lacking contrasting numbering label; boards and turn-ins stamped in gilt; former owner?s label to front endpaper; light foxing to endpapers. Interior lightly toned. A handsome set showing moderate wear. Very good-/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

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        Dizionario storico degli autori ebrei e delle loro opere

      Parma: Reale Stamperia [i.e., Bodoni], 1802. First edition. Wrappers. Fine/The principle non-Jewish Hebrew philologist of his time, De Rossi took the essentially progressive step of studying the Hebrew Bible and its rabbinical commentaries as a body of literature. He collected and collated textual variants to biblical passages, and made several important studies of Hebrew typography. Posted at the University of Parma, he developed a relationship with the printer Giambattista Bodoni, and gave Bodoni guidance in designing the very first types of several languages (Coptic, Georgian, Yiddish, Tibetan and others). The Historical Dictionary of Jewish Authors and their Works, printed by Bodoni, compiles a vast objective catalogue of Hebrew literature, with author biographies and minute publications data, which led directly to the later achievements of Leopold Zunz and the Wissenschaft des Judentums movement. David Amram wrote (in "The Makers of Hebrew Books in Italy," p. 23) " Giambernardo de Rossi of Parma ... is to be reckoned among those righteous strangers within the gates whom the Jews should hold in affectionate remembrance..... With scholar's care and lover's patience, this noble Christian sought the cradle books of the Hebrew presses, and he has left a lasting memorial..... Octavo (23 cm); 2 volumes, viii, 192; 170, [2] pages. List of author's works at the end of volume 2 present. Unsophisticated copy in publisher's pink marbled wraps, with original paper label on spine. Edges untrimmed. Pages largely unblemished. A bit of sun bleaching to spine, but otherwise a pristine copy as it was issued from the press. Reference: Broooks, 881.

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        Tulipa Gesneriana var. Luteo-rubra / Tulipe des Jardins var. Jaune-rouge [Yellow-red variety Gesner's Tulip] [Pl. 477]

      Paris: Imprimerie de Didot jeune, 1802-16. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Lemaire. 20 3/8 x 13 3/8 inches. 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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        Influence de l'habitud sur la faculté de penser. Ouvrage qui a remporté le prix sur cette question, proposée par la classe del science morales et politiques de l'Institute national: determiner quelle est l'influence de l'habitude sur la faculté de l'effet que produit sur chacune de nos facultés intellectuelles, la fréquente repetition des mémes operations par P. Maine Biran

      Chez Henrichs, rue de la Loi, n° 1231 XI (1802) in 16°, pergamena, pp. XII-402. Opera prima. Prima edizione. Titoli in oro al dorso, gora d'acqua alle ultime 20 pp. Mancanza di pergamena alle unghie.

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        Anleitung zum Batteriebau für die k.k. Artillerie. Deutsche Handschift auf Papier. Manuskript eines Oberleutnants Simm nach Vorlesungen von Mager in der Offiziersakademie. Ca. 24,5 x 17,5 cm. O.O., 1802. 125 Blatt, beidseitig beschrieben. Mit 26 mehrfach gefalteten Tafeln in sehr feiner lavierter Tuschzeichnung und 1 mehrfach gefalteten Tabelle. Pp. d. Zt. m. lithogr. Titel (etw. beschabt und gebräunt, Rückengelenke angeplatzt).,

      1802 - Akkurate, reich illustrierte Handschrift zum Bau von Befestigungsanlagen. In 126 Kapiteln werden neben Grundsätzlichem ausführlich die zur Errichtung nötigen Baustoffe, die Handwerker und Mannschaften und örtliche Gegebenheiten behandelt. Die detaillierten Tafeln mit technischen Plänen, Ansichten und Schnitten der Anlagen in hervorragender Ausführung. Titel und Tafeln rückseitig mit gelöschtem Stempel einer Militär-Akademie, sonst gut erhalten. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Plate 198 - Ixia Plantaginea

      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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        The Costume of Turkey illustrated by a series of Engravings; with Descriptions in English and French

      London: Printed for William Miller, Old-Bond-Street, 1802. First edition. Some rubbing to edges of covers, occaisonal slight browning of some leaves, plates fine. Half folio.

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        Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

      Second edition. London:Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul`s Churchyard 1802. 8:o. IV,262,(4) pp. Contemporary worn half-calf, some loss at head of spine. 16,5 x 10 cm

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        Astragalogia nempe Astragali, Biserrulae et Oxytropidis nec non Phacae, Colutae et Lessertiae, historia iconibus illustrata.

      Parisiis, J.B. Garnery, 1802. Large-folio (560 x 360 mm). pp. viii, 218, with 50 engraved plates (by Pierre Joseph Redouté). Contemporary blind stiff boards, spine with gilt-lettered black label. "Two folio editions of this work were published in 1802, of which this is the large paper. The small paper folio, according to Nissen, has 269 pages" (Cat. Redoutéana, pp. 44-45 ). Candolle in his 'Memoires' gives a charming picture of the composition of the work with Desfontaines: "Tous deux, aux coins de sa cheminee, nous passions nos matinees, lui à achever sa 'Flore Atlantique' et moi à decrire mes astragales; nous consultions reciproquement sur les objects qui exigeaient des observations delicates". "All of these publications have retained their scientific importance not in the least because of the exact and informative drawings by Redouté. The same is true of A.P. De Candolle's botanical monographs 'Astragalogia'(1802) and 'Strophanthus' (1803). Both these books are now collector's items: the large paper edition of the former as well as all copies of the latter are very rare" (Cat. Redoutéana p. 18). All the magnificent plates are after drawings by P.J. Redouté, engraved by Plée, Tardieu, a.o. A fine uncut copy. Stafleu & Cowan 984; Nissen BBI, 319.

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        Memorie per la storia del Giacobinismo. Tradotte dal francese..

      S.d., 1802.5 volumi In -8. Leg. dell?epoca cartonata con carta marmorizzata blu. Titoli calligrafati su etichetta di carta. Tagli rossi. Buon esemplare, genuino. Con 1 tabella fuori testo con il prospetto delle Logge tedesche illuminate. L'Abate Barruel scrisse questo celebre libro anti-rivoluzionario dal suo esilio in Inghilterra. Secondo lui la rivoluzione francese è il frutto di una cospirazione organizzata dai filosofi enciclopedisti e messa in opera da una rete di società segrete, dalla Massoneria e dalla setta degli Illuminati di Baviera, fondata da Spartaco Weishaupt nel 1776. Cfr. Simoni, 231; Lattanzi, 178b.

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        Delle lezioni di commercio o sia d'economia civile dell'ab. Genovesi (Parte prima e seconda)

      Appresso Giuseppe Rossi Qu. Bortolo 1802 in 16° - pp.355 + 260 - Mezza pergamena - Due volumi in un tomo

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        La Pologne Divisee en ses Palatinats?.

      Questa rarissima carta appartiene ad progetto di atlante, mai portato a compimento, della così denominata Società Calcografia, una semplice operazione commerciale tra i due editori leader del mercato veneto del XVIII secolo, Antonio Zatta e Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. Il termine Società Calcografica viene da noi dedotto dalla carta del mondo presente in questa raccolta, che nel cartiglio in basso reca l?iscrizione in lingua francese ?à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique 1799?. Come detto il progetto non venne mai portato a compimento; nessun atlante contenente queste mappe, con indice e frontespizio, è infatti noto alle bibliografie. E? probabile pertanto che le carte venissero vendute singolarmente o in piccole raccolte personalizzate. Le mappe inserite nella raccolta derivano in parte da lastre di Paolo e Francesco Santini, usate da Remondini nel ?Atlas Universelle? del 1782/4 ed in parte da lastre edite da Antonio Zatta per il ?Nuovo Atlante? pubblicato nel 1796. Le mappe del Santini sono abilmente arricchite, tramite un sistema di piccole lastre mascherate che sono chiaramente visibili sulle mappe per il segno calcografico, da grandi cartigli nel classico stile dello Zatta, incisi dai suoi stretti collaboratori Pasquali, Zuliani e Pitteri. I cartigli spesso contengono le descrizioni storiche, e le mappe furono probabilmente realizzate per illustrare i notevoli cambiamenti geografici che subì la penisola durante il periodo napoleonico. Datate tra il 1795 ed il 1805 sono principalmente dedicate ad illustrare la penisola, sebbene esistano carte di molte regioni europee e dei continenti. La recente bibliografia Terre di Langobardia ne descrive alcune raffiguranti la Repubblica Cisalpina, descrivendole come parte del ?Atlas très Nouveau? del solo Remondini, edito a partire dal 1800. La nostra opinione è che i due editori collaborarono in questo progetto almeno fino alla morte di Antonio Zatta (1804), e che il progetto di un atlante completo non fu mai portato a termine anche per la morte di Giuseppe Antonio Remondini (1811). Personalmente sono a conoscenza di 61 carte di questo progetto. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata da mano coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. This very rare map belongs to a never finished project for the atlas of the so called Società Calcografia, a simple commercial trade realized by the two main Venetian publishers of the XVIII century, Antonio Zatta and Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. The term Società Calcografica has been deduced from the map of the world, which is part of the collection and bears in the lower cartouche the French writing ?à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique 1799?. As already stated, the project was never finished for no atlas containing these maps has ever been listed in any bibliography. Very likely, then, the maps have been sold individually, or maybe as part of smaller, custom collections. The maps of the collection derive from Paolo and Francesco Santini?s plates, used by Remondini in his 1782/4 ?Atlas Universelle?, and from the plates of Antonio Zatta?s ?Nuovo Atlante?, published in 1796. Santini?s maps have been beautifully enriched, using the system of small, masked plates which can be perceived through the platemarks on the paper, with great cartouches according to the classical style of Zatta and have been probably engraved by the members of his staff, Pasquali, Zuliani and Pitteri. The cartouches bear very often historical descriptions and maybe the maps have been realized to depict the great geographic changes of the peninsula during the Napoleonic period. The modern bibliography Terre di Langobardia describes some of the maps depicting the Repubblica Cisalpina, presenting them as part of Remondini?s ?Atlas très Nouveau?, which was printed starting from 1800. In our opinion, the two publishers worked together to the realization of the project until Antonio Zatta died (1804), and the complete atlas was never finished because Giuseppe Antonio Remondini also died in 1811. I personally know 61 maps which were part of the project. Copper engraving, fine hand color, in excellent condition. Venezia Venice 670 495

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        Die Rosen nach der Natur gezeichnet und colorirt mit kurzen botanischen Bestimmungen begleitet. Les Roses dessinées et enluminées d'après nature avec une courte description botanique.

      Leipzig, Industrie-Comptoir, (1802-1817). Parts 1-10 (of 12, bound in 1 volume). Large 4to (312 x 255mm). With 50 (of 60) beautifully handcoloured engraved plates. Recent half calf, gilt ornamented spine (preserving old label). The rarest of the great iconographies on roses. Of the two famous botanical collections formed last century, the Plesh and the de Belder collection, the Plesh collection did not have a copy of the present work and the de Belder collection only had parts 1-6. Stock, in his famous bibliography on roses, published in 1984, could not find a library with more than 10 parts. The reason is that Roessig had died after part 10 and that parts 11 and 12 were continued by C.F. Waitz, most probably in a very small edition.The excellent plates, some printed in red and green, were engraved by Louise von Wangenheim. Each part has five plates and 12 pages of text, only part 7 has 16 pages and part 9 20 pages. This beautifully produced work on roses was only preceded by Mary Lawrance's 'A Collection of Roses' London 1799. Roessig condemns the work of his predecessor for the 'inaccuracy of her botanical draughtsmanship' (Henrey II, p. 580). In turn, Redouté criticized Roessig for lack of botanical accuracy. Some slight foxing to the text. Stafleu & Cowan 9429; Stock 2456.

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        Histoire géographique, politique et naturelle de la Sardeigne. -

      Paris, Levrault, 1802.2 voll. In-8. M. tela coeva, dorsi con titolo e fregi impr. in oro. Con una carta geografica più volte ripieg. e con i confini colorati a mano, e 8 tavv. inc. in rame f.t. (4), XIX, (1), 369 pp.; (4), 404 pp.; buon esemplare. Seconda edizione, notevolmente ampliata rispetto alla prima del 1798, e con il testo definitivo. Il primo volume tratta questioni politiche, sociali ed amministrative, mentre il secondo riguarda la fauna terrestre e ittica, la flora e i minerali dell'isola. Fossati Bellani 4146.

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        Recherches chimiques et microscopiques sur les Conferves, Bisses, Tremelles, etc.

      Paris, Bernard, An X (1802). 4to (244 x 185 mm). pp. viii, 254, (2), iv, (4), with 36 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered blue label (ends of spine somewhat worn). Justin Girod-Chantrans (1750-1841) was a French phycologist. Together with Vaucher he was the founding father of French phycology. The fine plates are engraved by Sellier. At the end of the work a 4 page description of the book by Ventenat is added in which he praises the plates as follow": 'Le C. Girod-Chantrans a joint à ses descriptions de très bonnes figures qui représentent les substances qu'il a examinées, d'abord telles qu'elles se montrent à la vue simple, et en suite dans leurs détails microscopiques les plus remarquables'. The following inscription on the title: 'ex museo Doctoris Joannis Maria Leforto medici parisiensis'. Stafleu & Cowan 2027.

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        Lettere di L. Anneo Seneca... per la prima volta pubblicate nelle nozze Michiel e Pisani. -

      Venezia, Palesiana, 1802.In-4. Legatura editoriale in cartonatura gialla con gli stemmi degli sposi inc. in rame sui piatti; una cucitura interna un po' allentata. Vignetta inc. in rame sul frontespizio. XXIV, 72 pp.; fresco esemplare. Prima edizione in italiano di undici lettere di Seneca. Vennero tradotte da Annibal Caro (1507-66) e pubblicate da Angelo Dalmistro (1754-1839), apprezzato letterato veneziano, che scrisse anche la dedica agli sposi e il lungo Discorso preliminare. DBI XXXII, pp.153-157. Gamba 1636.

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        Choix de Plantes d'Europe, décrites et dessinées d'après nature.

      Leipzig, Voss et Compagnie, 1802. 5 volumes (bound in one). 4to (264 x 209mm). pp. xii, 40; xii, 44; xii, 44; xii, 40; x, 38, with 125 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt spine with blue gilt lettered label. The excellent plates were engraved by J.S. Capieux, an artist of great talent who illustrated some of the finest botanical works in Germany of the period. He illustrated a great number of Johann Hedwig's and Georg Franz Hoffmann's works on cryptogams. Nissen in his publication 'Die botanische Buchillustration' speaks highly of him 'seine Tafeln... verdienen volles Lob'. A German edition 'Getreue Abbildungen und Zergliederung deutscher Gewächse appeared from 1794-1801. The colouring of the plates is detailed and refined. A fine copy. Nissen BBI, 529; Dunthorne 96.

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        Delle Istituzioni Diplomatiche.

      Milano, Dalla Stamperia e Fonderia al Genio Tipografico, 1802. 1802 Due voll. in 4°, pagg. XXX, 459, X, 516 con 8 grandi tavole più volte ripiegate, con riproduzione di vecchi documenti e sigilli; broch. originale muta. Prima edizione dell'opera del Fumagalli, Abate di S. Ambrogio e Presidente dei Cistercensi. Sintesi dell'indice: Delle materie diverse, sopra le quali hanno gli antichi costumato scrivere, del papiro dell'Egitto, della pergamena, della carta di bambagia. degli strumenti e dei liquori usati per scrivere, degli elementi della scrittura....Dei punti e delle virgole, delle sigle, delle cifre, delle abbreviazioni, inserzioni, legamenti e congiunzioni di carattere e delle note tironiane. dei diplomi sotto il dominio degli imperatori romani, dei re barbari. Della lingua dei diplomi. Dello stile dei diplomi. Delle formule dei diplomi. Dei titoli dei principi nei diplomi.... Delle clausole finali dei diplomi. della sottoscrizione, del monogramma e della segnatura...Dei sigilli, delle date, delle bolle dei papi, dei diplomi dei vescovi. Delle cause diplomatiche...delle carte di contratti. dei testamenti, delle donazioni, dei benefizi. Dei falsi e impostori diplomatici, degli archivi, delle regole diplomatiche. Normali tracce del tempo ma volumi intonsi, bella carta forte. Opera non comune.

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