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        instruction concernant les manoeuvres des troupes a cheval,redigee sur les ordonnances actuellement en activite,et suivie de cent cinquante deux planches

      chez magimel,libraire pour l art militaire et les sciences et les arts, Paris 1802 - petit in-8 bien complet et de bonne tenue de l an X (1802).152 superbes planches depliantes intercalees entre(5p.), 450p.de texte.,(1p.),errata.reliure plein cuir moderne,titre dore colle au dos.rousseurs sur la page de garde et la derniere page.sinon,tres bon etat.poids 550gr. format 17,5x10,5 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Album von Blumenaquarellen. Wohl Meiningen, um 1802.

      1802. 20 Blumenzeichnungen auf 38 Bll., davon 4 in schwarzem Buntstift, 12 farbig aquarelliert und 4 Vorzeichnungen in Bleistift und Tusche; außerdem eine ankolorierte schematische Zeichnung geometrischer Figuren. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit. 8vo. Schöne Folge von Blumenzeichnungen und -aquarellen, teils hs. beschriftet ("Primula cortusoides", "Cistus creticus", "Ipomea hederacea", "Ixia aristata, var. atropurpurea"). Am vorderen Innendeckel eigenh. in Tinte betitelt "Blumen theils schwarz theils gemahlt"; darüber der eigenh. Namenszug in Bleistift: "Adelheid". Einige Zeichnungen mit verblasster Datierung, teils etwas angeschnitten (wohl als 1802 zu lesen, wonach die Zeichnerin knapp zehn Jahre alt war). Adelheid war das erste Kind von Herzog Georg I. von Sachsen-Meiningen und dessen Gemahlin Louise Eleonore von Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1794 wurde Adelheids Schwester Ida geboren, 1800 ihr Bruder und Thronfolger Bernhard). 1803, als Adelheid elf Jahre alt war, starb ihr Vater; Louise Eleonore übernahm die Regentschaft. Adelheid "erhielt eine umfassende und vorzügliche Ausbildung, sprach mehrere Fremdsprachen und zeigte sich an Literatur, Musik und Malerei interessiert" (Wikipedia). 1818 heiratete sie den englischen Prinzen William (1765-1837), später als William IV. der letzte englische König aus dem Hause Hannover. Die australische Stadt Adelaide ist nach ihr benannt. - Aus einer Nachlaßsammlung des Hauses Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach.

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        An Account of a Geographical and AstronomicalExpedition to the Northern Parts of Russia for ascertaining the degreesof latitude and longitude of the mouth of the River Kovima; of the wholecoast of the Tshutski, to East Cape; and of The Islands in the East

      London. Printed byA. Strahan, for T. Cadell. 1802.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book 4to. 26.7cm, the First Edition,xxvi,[2],332,58p., (appendix: vocabularies), with 14 engraved plates,large engraved folding map, contemporary boards, rebacked in calf, dampstain through the bottom spine corner, about 2" with triangular, text andplates are otherwise relatively clean. (cgc) Lada-Mocarski 58. Sabin77152. Street VI: 3499. Howes S117. Cox. I-353. Hill I:268. Smith 8989.Wickersham 6134. One of the most important Russian expeditions to Siberiaand Alaska, with much material on the land and people, views of Kadiak,Aleutians, Kamchatka, etc. Captain Joseph Billings, who had sailed withJames Cook on Cook's last voyage, became an officer in the Russian navyand was given command of this expedition by the Empress. He had, as hissecretary, Martin Sauer, who was responsible for this, the fullestaccount of this important expedition. Visits were made to Kodiack,Montague Island, and Prince William Sound. Eventually a scarcity ofprovisions forced the return of the expedition to the mainland. The map,A Chart of the Strait between Asia and America, is by Arrowsmith. .

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        Historia pestis Sirmiensis annorum MDCCXCV et MDCCXCVI. Buda, sumtibus typographiae Regiae Universitatis Pesthiensis, 1802.

      1802. Large 4to. 3 vols. LXVI, 202 pp. (2), 337, (1) pp. (2), 394 pp. With 10 folding engraved plates and numerous foling tables. Contemp. calf with gilt spines. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Only edition. - Exceptionally rare Latin translation of this history of the 1795 plague epidemic in Syrmia, first published in German as "Geschichte der Pest in Sirmien in den Jahren 1795 und 1796" by the Budapest physician Franz von Schraud (1761-1806). - Titles stamped on reverse. Hinges and extremeties professionally repaired; a good copy. Petrik III, 331. Wurzbach XXXI, 274. ADB XXXII, 453. OCLC 14833959. Cf. Lesky, Kat. der Josephin. Bibliothek, p. 596 (German ed. only).

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        Elémens De Navigation

      An X. (1802), Brest / Paris - In-8, 2-VII-398pp-28(ff) (27 Tables à l'usage de la navigation + Corrections)-17pp (Additions Aux Elémens de Navigation)-7pp (table des différences logarithmiques pour calculer facilement la distance de la Lune au Soleil et aux Etoiles) + 7 planches dépliantes + 3pp (Catalogue des Ouvrages Nouveaux), reliure Mi-XIXe pleine basane fauve, dos lisse finement orné avec pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, reliure frottée (bords et coiffes), coins usés, un manque de cuir (bas du dos et du premier plat), cependant reliure agréable et solide, intérieur frais, bon exemplaire, peu commun, Edition Originale, Exemplaire complet comprenant bien sa page de faux titre

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        An Account of a Geographical and AstronomicalExpedition to the Northern Parts of Russia for ascertaining the degreesof latitude and longitude of the mouth of the River Kovima; of the wholecoast of the Tshutski, to East Cape; and of The Islands in the East

      London. Printed byA. Strahan, for T. Cadell. 1802.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book 4to. 26.7cm, the First Edition,xxvi,[2],332,58p., (appendix: vocabularies), with 14 engraved plates,large engraved folding map, contemporary boards, rebacked in calf, dampstain through the bottom spine corner, about 2" with triangular, text andplates are otherwise relatively clean. (cgc) Lada-Mocarski 58. Sabin77152. Street VI: 3499. Howes S117. Cox. I-353. Hill I:268. Smith 8989.Wickersham 6134. One of the most important Russian expeditions to Siberiaand Alaska, with much material on the land and people, views of Kadiak,Aleutians, Kamchatka, etc. Captain Joseph Billings, who had sailed withJames Cook on Cook's last voyage, became an officer in the Russian navyand was given command of this expedition by the Empress. He had, as hissecretary, Martin Sauer, who was responsible for this, the fullestaccount of this important expedition. Visits were made to Kodiack,Montague Island, and Prince William Sound. Eventually a scarcity ofprovisions forced the return of the expedition to the mainland. The map,A Chart of the Strait between Asia and America, is by Arrowsmith. .

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        AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS.

      THREE VOLUMES. 8vo.(8.7 x 5.6 inches). The tenth edition. Finely bound, without the half titles, in recent bindings of full panelled sprinkled brown calf. Spines with five raised bands, ruled in gilt. Red title labels, gilt. Boards with blind double ruled panels with lighter brown frames. Floral corner pieces. Double blind ruled borders on boards. A very good set in attractive leather bindings.

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        The Arabian Nights, in five volumes, translated by the Reverend Edward Forster. London, W. Bulmer & Co. for William Miller, 1802.

      1802. 8vo. 5 vols. With 24 engr. plates after Robert Smirke. Contemp. full straight-grained blue morocco, Greek key patterned boards, spine gilt in compartments, all edges gilt. First edition of this early translation by Edward Forster (1769-1828), based on the French version of Antoine Galland, which had first appeared between 1704 and 1717. "Galland's translation [...] was quickly translated into English and German. It enjoyed a most remarkable success throughout Europe, perceptible even in children's literature, and contributed significantly to the new image which enlightened Europeans entertained of the Islamic East: after Galland, this was no longer the home of the Antichrist and of accursed heresy, but rather the ever-constant Orient beneath an eternally fair sky, boasting splendid colours and unheard-of wealth, Caliphs, Viziers, and Kadis, harems, fairy-tale princes, fairies and genies, sorcerers and sages, a world of fantastic adventure and outrageous incidents" (cf. Fück, p. 101). - After having studied law and medicine at Balliol and St Mary Hall, Oxford, Forster decided to enter the clergy. He soon "entered into an engagement with a bookseller, William Miller [...], to issue tastefully printed editions of the works of standard authors, illustrated by the best artists of the day" (DNB). The series was inceived with "Don Quixote" in 1801. His "Arabian Nights" were frequently reprinted, seeing five editions by 1854. The present set is distinguished by the beautiful illustrations after Smirke, "whom every person of correct taste will acknowledge to be second to none in this range of art" (I, vii), as well as by the elegantly gilt navy blue morocco bindings. Some occasional spotting due to paper, some slight wear and scuffing, but a beautiful set altogether. Chauvin IV, 239. Brunet III, 1716. Graesse IV, 524. Lowndes/Bohn I, 59. DNB VII, 453. OCLC 5782874. Thieme/B. XXXI, 164 (illustrations).

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM WILLIAM SHORT TO ELBRIDGE GERRY, DISCUSSING SHORT'S RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES].

      Paris. April 3, 1802. - [3]pp. on a folded sheet. Old fold lines. Significant ink stain on bottom half of first page, not affecting legibility of text. Minor soiling. Else very good. In a green half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. A fond and lengthy letter from American diplomat William Short to Elbridge Gerry, Founding Father and signer of the Declaration of Independence. William Short (1759- 1849) was an American diplomat who spent much of his political career in France. Beginning in 1784 he served as Jefferson's secretary while Jefferson was U.S. Minister to France; he subsequently served as chargés d'affaires when Jefferson left, overseeing U.S. interests in France. He served as Minister to the Netherlands in 1792, and briefly as Minister to Spain in 1795, after which he returned to France to live with his mistress. In 1802, after nearly twenty years abroad, Short finally took Jefferson's advice and returned to revisit his native land; in the present letter he mentions to Gerry that he is planning to embark in the next month or so. Short was not entirely impressed with America, however, nor it with him - he earned James Madison's lasting enmity when he derided Madison's naive belief that all French directors were good republicans. After a brief return to France in 1808, Short settled in Philadelphia in 1810 and lived out his days as a wealthy man. Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814) served in the Continental Congress and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was an early and vigorous advocate of American Independence, and played a crucial role in the formation of the new United States government, insisting on a bill of rights being added to the new constitution. His name is perhaps most remembered, however ignominiously, in connection with the term "gerrymandering." In his second term as governor of Massachusetts, Gerry redrew district lines to consolidate his party's control in the state senate. Though this was not necessarily a new practice, the name stuck. Gerry ran on the ticket with President Madison in 1812, for Madison's second term as president, and died in office in November 1814. Gerry had served in France on the commission involved in the famous XYZ affair, in which the French attempted to extort bribes from the American commissioners (which inspired fervent anti-French sentiment in the States). It is likely that he became friendly with Short at that time. Short writes that he hopes to see Gerry upon his arrival back in the States, and that he plans to travel extensively upon his return. The letter reads, in part: "I can assure you I shall never forget the sentiments which you inspired [in] me during the short time I had the pleasure of cultivating your acquaintance, & shall always put at an high price every proof of not being forgotten by you. After our separation I wished to hear from you the account of your arrival in America before writing to you, except that of Augt. 27 which I wrote you a few days after my return to Paris from Havre. Having learned that every thing which came from this quarter was at that time liable to suspicion in our country, & supposing it might be peculiarly so under your circumstances, I did not chuse [sic] to obtrude a letter to you until I should first receive yours. Your silence therefore regulated mine. Times have much changed since then my dear sir all over the world; & events which could not have been expected, have taken place almost everywhere. Those which have been exhibited here have been of course, & according to usage, on the great scale & marked in light colors." Short then remarks that he would have thought Gerry an excellent choice for Minister to France, given his experience, and says that he had received some letters and papers mistakenly stating that he had been nominated to that position: ".so that I was receiving letter & compliments on the subject, until the arrival of the frigate which brought the official account of the person designated." He continues: "The account

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM WILLIAM SHORT TO ELBRIDGE GERRY, DISCUSSING SHORT'S RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES]

      Paris, 1802. [3]pp. on a folded sheet. Old fold lines. Significant ink stain on bottom half of first page, not affecting legibility of text. Minor soiling. Else very good. In a green half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. A fond and lengthy letter from American diplomat William Short to Elbridge Gerry, Founding Father and signer of the Declaration of Independence. William Short (1759- 1849) was an American diplomat who spent much of his political career in France. Beginning in 1784 he served as Jefferson's secretary while Jefferson was U.S. Minister to France; he subsequently served as chargés d'affaires when Jefferson left, overseeing U.S. interests in France. He served as Minister to the Netherlands in 1792, and briefly as Minister to Spain in 1795, after which he returned to France to live with his mistress. In 1802, after nearly twenty years abroad, Short finally took Jefferson's advice and returned to revisit his native land; in the present letter he mentions to Gerry that he is planning to embark in the next month or so. Short was not entirely impressed with America, however, nor it with him - he earned James Madison's lasting enmity when he derided Madison's naive belief that all French directors were good republicans. After a brief return to France in 1808, Short settled in Philadelphia in 1810 and lived out his days as a wealthy man. Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814) served in the Continental Congress and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was an early and vigorous advocate of American Independence, and played a crucial role in the formation of the new United States government, insisting on a bill of rights being added to the new constitution. His name is perhaps most remembered, however ignominiously, in connection with the term "gerrymandering." In his second term as governor of Massachusetts, Gerry redrew district lines to consolidate his party's control in the state senate. Though this was not necessarily a new practice, the name stuck. Gerry ran on the ticket with President Madison in 1812, for Madison's second term as president, and died in office in November 1814. Gerry had served in France on the commission involved in the famous XYZ affair, in which the French attempted to extort bribes from the American commissioners (which inspired fervent anti-French sentiment in the States). It is likely that he became friendly with Short at that time. Short writes that he hopes to see Gerry upon his arrival back in the States, and that he plans to travel extensively upon his return. The letter reads, in part: "I can assure you I shall never forget the sentiments which you inspired [in] me during the short time I had the pleasure of cultivating your acquaintance, & shall always put at an high price every proof of not being forgotten by you. After our separation I wished to hear from you the account of your arrival in America before writing to you, except that of Augt. 27 which I wrote you a few days after my return to Paris from Havre. Having learned that every thing which came from this quarter was at that time liable to suspicion in our country, & supposing it might be peculiarly so under your circumstances, I did not chuse [sic] to obtrude a letter to you until I should first receive yours. Your silence therefore regulated mine. Times have much changed since then my dear sir all over the world; & events which could not have been expected, have taken place almost everywhere. Those which have been exhibited here have been of course, & according to usage, on the great scale & marked in light colors." Short then remarks that he would have thought Gerry an excellent choice for Minister to France, given his experience, and says that he had received some letters and papers mistakenly stating that he had been nominated to that position: "...so that I was receiving letter & compliments on the subject, until the arrival of the frigate which brought the official account of the person designated." He continues: "The accounts which we receive here from our country give us the most pleasing view of its prosperity & tranquility. There is nothing which can be more satisfactory to a true American; & I do really believe that it gives him still a more exalted satisfaction when he is in a foreign country than when at home....This mode of feeling I do not suppose peculiar to Americans, but common to all men of all countries. I learned from Mr. Skipweth that you had a good passage out. I have frequently regretted since that I had not continued my voyage with you. The year after you left us was a terrible one to pass here - ruin and desolation hung on the heads of all my friends from that time until the revolution of Brumaire. It was really a most distressing and hopeless scene....At that time I had hopes of being able to arrange my affairs in America by proxy - but every year since has continued to shew the contrary - of course I have every year since been meditating a voyage....The moment is now at hand when I shall experience it, as I am preparing for the voyage. I expect to embark in the month of May. It is yet uncertain at what port I shall land, but wherever it be I shall certainly ere long after my arrival have the pleasure of seeing you, as it is my intention to travel through all the states, at least those north of Virginia. I have so often repented having not visited & made myself acquainted with the different parts of my own country before visiting foreign ones, that I will not fail executing this plan as soon as practicable." The letter is docketed on the verso of the second leaf in Gerry's hand: "Paris letter / Honble Wm Short / rec. April / 8th 1802, ansd. / 21 July 1802."

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        Égypte. Atlas annexé au mémoire sur la communication de la Mer Rouge à la Méditerranée. [Paris, l'Imprimerie Imperiale], 1802.

      1802. Folio (354 x 526 mm). (2) pp., 5 engraved folding maps and plans. In the publisher's original blue marbled wrappers. (Includes:) Le Père, [Jacques-Marie]. Mémoire sur la communication de la Mer des Indes à la Méditerranée, par la Mer Rouge et l'Isthme de Soueys. [Paris, l'Imprimerie Imperiale, 1809]. 21-186 pp. (With:) Bois-Aymé, [Aimé] du. Mémoire sur les anciennes limites de la Mer Rouge. 187-192 pp. Modern white boards with giltstamped black spine label. Folio (290 x 442 mm). The five-plate atlas to accompany the mémoire regarding the possibility of constructing a modern canal from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea via the Isthmus of Suez, which J.-M. Le Père, chief engineer of the Ponts et Chaussées, would submit to Napoleon in 1803. The plates include a hydrographical map of Lower Egypt and the Isthmus, a plan of the port of Suez, a plan and view of the "Fontaine de Moïse", a synoptic chart of the (supposed) various water levels along the Isthmus, and a plan of the city and ports of Alexandria. Even here, in their earliest publication, dated 1802 on the title page, the plates already bear the numbers under which they would be published in 1809 and 1817 within the monumental "Description de l'Égypte", bearing witness to the accuracy with which the editors had planned their famous work. Indeed, the commission to distil into a publication the enormous amount of data accumulated in Egypt by Napoleon's savants had only been established in February 1802, and the table of contents (on the reverse of the title page) specifies that "ces planches font partie du grand Atlas de l'ouvrage de la Commission d'Égypte, état moderne". - Le Père's mémoire itself was not published at all before it formed part of the "Description": a copy of this first publication, removed from part II: État Moderne, volume 1, is included with this set (it would be published independently, with the atlas, in 1815). - During the 1798 campaign in Egypt, Napoleon's officers had discovered remnants of the ancient "Canal of the Pharaohs", a west-east waterway built under Darius I of Persia that linked the Nile and the Red Sea. Napoleon contemplated the construction of a north-south canal to connect the Mediterranean with the Red Sea, and Le Père was commissioned to investigate the possibility of building such a canal. While the plan was abandoned because it wrongly concluded that the sea levels were different and the waterway would require locks, the report was important as a basis for Ferdinand de Lesseps' successful plans for the Suez Canal many decades later. - Occasional foxing to margins of plates, binding somewhat loosened in places, but in excellent condition altogether. Very rare. Ibrahim-Hilmy 374. OCLC 492528366. Gay 1999.

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        Alexandre Dumas (Pere) Autograph Letter Signed c. 1859

      - Renowned author and playwright Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) scrawled this brief letter c. 1859 to a Monsieur Verteuil. Dumas writes that he will soon begin work on “our play” and that he may have need of 5 or 600 francs in the future. Dumas found early success as a playwright, but he is best remembered for his beloved adventure novels such as The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Twenty Years After. Letter written in French on one side of a folded sheet of blue stationery. Measures 6 ¾” x 8 ½” when unfolded. Condition: Fold lines, lightly soiled, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Veduta Generale della Città e Porto di Livorno

      1802. Il Viaggio Pittorico della Toscana di Francesco Fontani, fu per la prima volta pubblicato a Firenze dall'editore Giuseppe Tofani, tra il 1801 ed il 1803. L'opera è considerata uno dei più importanti e suggestivi libri figurati sulla Toscana, sia per la qualità grafica delle incisioni, sia per la gran quantità delle località ritratte. Nei tre volumi in folio che compongono questa ponderosa pubblicazione sono infatti inserite 209 tavole, finemente incise all'acquatinta dai fratelli Antonio e Jacopo Terreni (attivi a Livorno e Firenze tra la fine del diciottesimo e l'inizio del diciannovesimo secolo), da Giovanni Pera ed altri. Nove di queste tavole sono stampate a doppia pagina, raffigurando la carta della regione e una pianta e la veduta delle città principali: Firenze, Siena, Pisa, Livorno. Tutte le altre sono stampate a foglio singolo e raffigurano architetture o paesaggi relativi sia alle principali località che ai centri minori della Toscana. Notevole fu il successo del Viaggio Pittorico della Toscana, anche per il seguito di riproduzioni e di rifacimenti cui fu sottoposto, in Italia e all'estero, gran parte del suo corredo grafico. Moltissimi altri libri furono infatti illustrati in seguito con incisioni derivanti dalla grafica dei fratelli Terreni, mentre una seconda edizione dell'opera venne alla luce, in formato ridotto, nel 1817/18. Incisioni in rame all'acquatinta, stampate ad inchiostro bruno su carta vergata coeva, ampli margini, lievissime bruniture, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Una delle quattro grandi vedute panoramiche, incisa da Giuseppe Pera. Firenze Florence Cremonini pp. 145/148, 93; P. Frati, Livorno nelle antiche stampe, n. 297. 600 230

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        Mahomet. Trauerspiel in fünf Aufzügen, nach Voltaire. Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1802.

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

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        Letters of Euler volume II

      R Murray, 1802. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1802. 507 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards with faded gilt lettering. Pages are slightly yellowed with light cracking to hinges causing boards to be limp and endpapers to be torn. Moderate foxing and thumb prints throughout. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and markings to the boards. Spine is sunned with light edge wear and scuffing to the ends.

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        De l'Etat de la Culture en France, et des Améliorations dont elle susceptible (2 volumes).

      A Paris, de l'Imprimerie de Guilleminet, An X-1802, 2 volumes in-8 de 22x145 mm environ, LIV-240 pages et 276 pages, demi basane marbrée fauve, dos lisses portant titres et tomaisons dorés sur pièce de titre orange brûlée, orné de fers et frises dorés, feuillets non rognés en partie non coupés. Petits frottements sur le cuir, quelques défauts de marge sans manque de texte, sinon bon état. Dominique Frédéric Dufour de Pradt (né le 23 avril 1759 à Allanche, en Auvergne et décédé à Paris le 18 mars 1837), fils d'Isaac Dufour, seigneur de Pradt, et de Madeleine de Lastic-Fournels, est un diplomate et un historien des relations internationales. On lui trouve comme nom complet Dominique-Georges-Frédéric de Riom de Prolhiac de Fourt, baron de Pradt. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        DISSERTAZIONI sopra l'istoria ecclesiastica di Padova. Opera di... Canonico della cattedrale, socio emerito della R. Accademia e vicario generale capitolare in sede vacante.

      Seminario, 1802 - 1817. 9 parti in 6 gr. voll. in - folio, pp. 94, 1 c.b., 32; 110, 98, (2); 85, 1 c.b., 84; 78, 1 c.b., 94; 68, 127; 79, 216; 116, 191; 160, 312; 104, 158. Bella leg. in c. gialla coeva con tit. ms al d. Esempl. in barbe. La principale opera del Dondi (Padova 1756 - 1819). Ricca di preziosi documenti. Con molte inc. in rame ai front. e nel testo. [229]

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        ESSAI SUR LA TOPOGRAPHIE MEDICALE D'AIX EN SAVOIE (Dt DU Mt BLANC) Et SUR SES EAUX MINERALES Présenté à l'Ecole de Médecine de Montpellier, le 26 Nivôse an X Sans lieu, An X 1802, In-quarto sans reliure en feuillets avec couture simple. Page de titre, p. de dédicace imprimée, 117 pages dont liste des professeurs de l'Ecole de Médecine de Montpellier, 1 ff. (L'exemplaire de Montpellier a été publié A Montpellier : chez G. Izar et A. Ricard)

      Montpellier, An X 1802, In-quarto sans reliure en feuillets avec couture simple. Page de titre, p. de dédicace imprimée, 117 pages dont liste des professeur de l'Ecole de Médecine de Montpellier, 1 ff. (L'exemplaire de Montpellier a été également publié A Montpellier : chez G. Izar et A. Ricard) *Ouvrage Rarissime. 1 Seul exemplaire à la Bibliothèque de Montpellier cf. bnf ccfr Auteur plus tard en 1834 des OBSERVATIONS DE MEDECINE PRATIQUE FAITES AUX BAINS D'AIX-EN-SAVOIE, Recueillies et publiées par le docteur Despine Père (Charles-Humbert-Antoine). Despine, Charles-Humbert-Antoine (1777-1852) Baron. Médecin-inspecteur des eaux, directeur de l'établissement royal des bains d'Aix depuis 1830 (il était depuis 1817 l'adjoint de son père qui remplissait la même fonction)

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        MEMOIRES SUR LES FIEVRES PESTILENCIELLES ET INSIDIEUSES DU LEVANT, avec un aperçu physique et médical du Sayd. Dédié au 1er Consul.

      A Lyon chez Reymann et à Paris chez la Veuve Périsse An X 1802. In-8 5ff n ch 4-266 6pp. Demi percaline chagrinée anthracite, pièce de titre basane marron, relié vers 1840. Orné d'un frontispice colorié dépliant. Exemplaire en parfait état. Chahine 3879, Monglond V, col 1469.

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        RAPPORTS DU PHYSIQUE ET DU MORAL DE L'HOMME

      1802Crapart, Caille et Ravier, Paris, 1802, édition originale. Deux volumes in 8° reliés veau marbré, dos lisses ornés de fleurons, pièces de titre, XLIV, 484 pages et (4), 624 pages. Très bon état intérieur, pas de rousseurs, reliure partiellement épidermée avec un petit manque au second plat du tome 2. Cabanis est fortement inspiré par Locke, dont il lut les écrits pendant ses études, et qui le mit sur la voie de la philosophie classique et de la philosophie de son temps, et notamment du sensualisme de Condillac. Son apport original à la postérité de ces deux penseurs sera l'introduction de la physiologie dans la psychologie.Selon lui, la formation de nos idées est conduite par la sensibilité organique, qui dirige aussi l'activité de nos organes, et donc la totalité de chaque être vivant. Par l'observation d'états pathologiques, ou de l'effet de narcotiques, et des états psychologiques associés, il présente nos pensées comme un résultat physiologique d'une perception par un organe approprié, le cerveau. Ainsi, il ancre l'instinct au sein de la charpente matérielle de chaque être vivant, comme l'est chaque organe par sa prédisposition à effectuer telle ou telle tâche dans l'organisme. Remises possibles sur les achats en lot, achetez plusieurs livres à la fois ! Reçoit sur rendez-vous pour consultation des ouvrages.

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        Italy with the Addition of the Southern Parts of Germany as far as Pettau in Stiria ; Murlakia, Dalmatia, the adjacent countries, and all the Illyric Islands. 2d edition Jan. 1st 1802 (Map of Italy - First Part)

      Carte dépliante en couleurs entoilée, au format 1120 x 635 mm, Published by Will. Faden, London, 2d edition, Jany 1st 1802 Partie nord de la carte composite en deux feuilles. Belle carte anglaise dans sa seconde édition datée d 1er janvier 1802 (la première édition datant du 12 septembre 1800). Phillips 6010, 6013, 6047 Anglais

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        Législation Primitive, considérée dans les derniers temps par les seules lumières de la Raison, suivie de plusieurs traités et discours politiques.

      Paris chez Le Clère 1802 3 tomes in-8 de (4)-352 pp. ; (4)-408 pp. ; (4)-412 pp., demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (relié vers 1840). Edition originale de la Législation primitive. Traité majeur du vicomte de Bonald qui développe les idées de son premier ouvrage, Théorie du pouvoir politique et religieux dans la société civile, publié en exil à Constance, où il se posait en défenseur du catholicisme et des principes monarchiques. Petit accident à une coiffe. Bon exemplaire.

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         Voyage au Sénégal, pendant les années 1784 et 1785, d'après les mémoires de Lajaille, ancien officier de la marine française; contenant des recherches sur la géographie, la navigation et le commerce de la côte occidentale d'Afrique, depuis le cap Blanc jusqu'à la rivière de Serralione.

      Paris Dentu an X-1802 In-8 de xij-262 pp.; demi-basane bordeaux, dos lisse orné, tranches mouchetées (reliure milieu du XIXe siècle). Première édition illustrée d'une grande carte gravée dépliante par Lapie avec les contours coloriés. Cette relation fut rédigée d'après les Mémoires de Lajaille, chargé par le gouvernement français, en 1784 et 1785, de reconnaître toute l'étendue des côtes du cap Blanc jusqu'à la rivière de Sierra Leone. On y trouve de nombreux renseignements sur les mœurs et coutumes, l'histoire, le climat, les productions et les animaux du Sénégal, ainsi que des notions très exactes sur la nature et la valeur des marchandises qu'il fallait apporter dans ce pays pour négocier la traite de la gomme, de l'or et de l'ivoire. Bel exemplaire. Brunet, VI, 20871. -- Gay, 2905. -- Quérard, IV, 324. -- Van Hulthem, III, 15003.

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        Le leggi civili nel lor ordine naturale. Traduzione italiana repurgata

      Antonio Zatta, 1802-1804. in-16 10 voll in 5 tomi Piccole imperfezioni ai frontespizi, alcuni con alcuni restaurati all\'epoca con tassello cartaceo

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        Gravures de mode de l'An 10 à 1828

      S.n., S.L. [Paris] 1802-1828, 12,5x21cm, 102 planches reliées. S.n., S.L. [Paris] 1802-1828, 12,5x21cm, 102 planches reliées. - First edition of these 102 plates heightened in colors. Modern cream-colored paper boards with gilt floral motif by Thomas Boichot, black morocco title label to spine. Ex libris of the "Fashion Group of Paris" on pastedown. A little worming to first plate, the other plates very fresh. A nicely bound copy. % - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ces 102 planches rehaussée en couleurs. Reliure moderne en plein cartonnage crème à motif floral doré signé Thomas Boichot, dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin noir. Ex-libris "Fashion Group of Paris" collé sur le contreplat. Première planche un peu piquée, sinon les autres sont très fraîches. Exemplaire agréablement établi.   relié

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

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

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        Geistliche Schriften. 13 Teile in 7 Bänden.

      Augsburg, Doll, 1796-1802 - Vgl. Hoefer IV, 791 (französische EA 1777). – Vgl. zu den einzelnen Werken De Backer-S. I, 1020. – Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschildern Vollständige Reihe der dritten deutschen Ausgabe der Schriften des Jesuiten Barthélemy Baudrand (auch Beaudrand; 1701-1787). – Vorsätze mit Besitzvermerk und Bibl. Stempel, etwas fleckig, gebräunt. Einbände etwas beschabt und bestoßen. – Schönes, dekorativ gebundenes Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Vue générale de Trieste, de son port, du Lazareth & des côtes de l'Istrie, prise du chemin de Vienne.

      Paris 1802 266 x 451 mm. Estampe dessinée par Louis-François Cassas et gravée à l'eau-forte par Niquet. Bel exemplaire.

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        La Medecine clinique rendue plus exacte par l'application de l'analyse.

      Paris, chez Brosson, Gabon et cie, an X (1802). Edition originale complète des trois tableaux. Demi-reliure d'époque, etat moyen. Mouillures dans l'ensemble de l'ouvrage.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Essai sur la théorie des volcans d'Auvergne

      - De l'imprimerie de Landriot et Rousset, Clermont 1802 (An X), in-8 (13,5x21,5cm), 184pp., broché. - Seconda edizione, rara, dopo l'originale dal 1789. Volta Brochure in carta rosa. Titolo tag. Indietro incrinato. Buono pubblicazione condizione di copia, non tagliato. Il trattato di Vulcanologia dei vulcani d'Alvernia è importante per lo sviluppo di questa scienza è ancora giovane allora. L'autore esamina con precisione come i vulcani hanno cambiato il paesaggio, che elenca i flussi di lava e il loro impatto; tracciando secoli di geologia, quando i vulcani delimitati mare ... Una fattura della biblioteca risalente Arverne dal 1985 è allegato al libro. Note manoscritte e bibliografiche a matita nella parte inferiore della pagina del titolo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, rare, après l'originale de 1789.Brochure d'époque, sous papier rose. Étiquette de titre. Dos fendillé. Bon exemplaire en condition de parution, non rogné.Ce traité de vulcanologie sur les volcans d'Auvergne est important pour l'évolution de cette science encore jeune alors. L'auteur étudie précisément comment les volcans ont changé le paysage, répertoriant les coulées de lave et leurs incidences ; retraçant des siècles de géologie, lorsque la mer bordait les volcans...Une facture de la librairie Arverne datant de 1985 est jointe à l'ouvrage. Note manuscrite et bibliographique au crayon de papier en bas de la page de titre.

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - LACORDAIRE Henri-Dominique (1802-1861), dominicain, prédicateur et homme politique. Lettre autographe signée. Sorèze, 17 septembre 1857. 1 p. in-4. Il informe son correspondant qu¿il accepte son fi ls, disposé à intégrer l¿École de Sorèze : « La rentrée est fi xée au 15 octobre prochain ».

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        Travels through the southern provinces of the Russian Empire, in the years 1793 and 1794 (2 volume set)

      London : Printed by A. Strahan ... for T.N. Longman and O. Rees, 1802-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First English edition. Quarto. 4 maps, 30 of 52 plates. Volume I: xxiii, [1], 552p; 25 plates, of which twenty are hand-colored; fourteen vignettes, of which thirteen are hand-colored; and three uncolored maps. Volume II: xxx, [2], 523pp, [1]; 5 plates only of 27, of which two are colored; fourteen vignettes, ten of which are hand-colored; and one uncolored map. Contemporary calf leather, gilt, rebacked in modern leather, marbled page ends, marbled endpapers. Chipping to original leather, stray pencil marginalia, offsetting, sparse foxing <br><br> Nerhood notes that "as an employee of the Russian crown, Pallas, eminent German naturalist, travels throughout the realm, describing the flora and fauna with Teutonic thoroughness", Nerhood 126; Cox, "his reports on the geology, fauna and flora are of great scientific value", Cox I:199; Prideaux, "handsome quarto edition. Original vignettes of surprising attractiveness and beauty." <br> Peter Simon Pallas was counselor of state to His Imperial Majesty of all the Russians when this book was published. The beautiful illustrations depict the natives of the regions he visited, their costumes and occupations, some domestic animals, and the scenery and landscapes. Abbey No 222; Tooley No 357. Prideaux, pages 220-221; Wellcome IV:288; Lowndes 1766

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        Voyage pittoresque et historique de l'Istrie et de la Dalmatie, rédigé d'après l'Itinéraire de F.L.Cassas. Ouvrage orné d'estampes, cartes et plans, dessinés et levés sur les lieux par Cassas, peintre et architecte, sous la direction de Née, graveur et seul éditeur de l'ouvrage. Paris, Impr. de Pierre Didot l'ainé, 1802

      Didot Pierre, 1802. in-folio gr., 2 parti in 1 volume, pp.(6), VIII (lista dei sottoscrittori), 190, (2, di errata); bella leg. moderna in m. vitello chiaro e ang., titolo in oro al dorso. Splendida rara opera, adorna di 3 testatine inc., 1 titolo a stampa con grande figura inc., 1 titolo interamente inc. a p.pagina, una grande carta geogr. su doppio foglio e 66 tavole finem. inc. su rame, alcune delle quali su doppia pag. o ripieg., raffiguranti stupende grandiose vedute dell'Istria e della Dalmazia, tra le quali alcune rimarchevoli di Trieste, considerate in assoluto tra le più belle e famose della città. Bell'esemplare "sur papier vélin" a grandi margini, immacolato. Completo delle tavole indicate ''bis'' e delle tre non citate nell'Avviso al Legatore. Cassas visitò l'Istria e la Dalmazia nel 1782, incaricato da "une societé d'amateurs de beaux arts" di eseguirvi rilievi e disegni a documentare le bellezze e le antichità della regione. Magnifico esemplare di eccezionale freschezza.

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        Voyage pittoresque de Scandinavie. Cahier de vingt-quatre vues, avec descriptions.

      De l'Imprimerie de Cox, Fils, & Baylis, Great Queen Street. [1802]. 1802 1 vol. in-4° (274 x 215 mm.) de : 24 pp., 24 planches gravées à l'aquateinte. Plein veau d'époque, dos lisse complètement recouverts de maroquin rouge rouge à grains longs présentant le titre en lettres dorées et un décos de semis d'étoiles, fleurons et motifs végétaux, triple frise dorée en encadrement des plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes, frise intérieure dorée, tranches dorées, gardes de papier marbré. Première et seule édition de ce joli voyage en Scandinavie. Dans son Avertissement, l'auteur annonce qu'il fut séduit par la beauté de ces pays (Suède, Norvège, Finlande et Laponie) et qu'il commandita des uvres qui furent exécutés sur les lieux (« sous mes yeux »), ce qui lui permet daffirmer quils sont conformes à la réalité. (Lauteur affirme également quil sest volontairement abstenu de mêler à son petit ouvrage des données arides, statistiques ou dhistoire naturelle, et quil sest concentré sur la description des sentiments quune âme sensible pouvait ressentir face au merveilleux spectacle de la nature sauvage). Les planches sont gravées par Mérigot daprès Bélanger. Le point de vue de lauteur est donc caractéristique du romantisme, avec le développement de théories sur le pittoresque et le paysage état dâme, et dans les planches est mis en avant la dimension sauvage de la Scandinavie : les grands espaces, torrents, cascades, forêts, etc. Bel exemplaire. 1 vol. 4to. 24 aquatint plates. Contemporary full calf, spine covered with red morocco. First and only edition of this nice travel in Scandinavia. The author, seduced by the beauty of the wild landscapes of Lapland, Sweden, Norway and Finland, choose to publish 24 drawings made by an artist on the spot, that belong to his private collection. Fine copy. 1 vol. 4to. 24 aquatint plates. Contemporary full calf, spine covered with red morocco. First and only edition of this nice travel in Scandinavia. The author, seduced by the beauty of the wild landscapes of Lapland, Sweden, Norway and Finland, choose to publish 24 drawings made by an artist on the spot, that belong to his private collection. Fine copy.

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        Lyrical Ballads

      London - T N Longman and O Rees 1802 - The two volumes of Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads. The second edition of the full two volume set being:The third edition of volume I with the second edition of volume II. The first edition of Wordsworth's lyrical ballads was published as one volume. The set was then re-released witha second volumeadded with the firstvolume reprinted the same as the first edition. In 1802another edition was issued also in two volumes. Therefore, the first volume was in its third edition and the second volume in its second. Rather tired but importantly still in its original binding. For this edition Wordsworth expanded his preface to 64 pages,as well as revising and editingseveral poems. There were some omissions and additions of poetry byWordsworth himself and Coleridge. For example 'A Character' has been omitted as has 'The Dungeon' by Coleridge. For this edition Coleridge only contributed four poems. Condition: In quarter cloth bindings with volumeII in a brown paper wrap. Paper wrap is generallysmartthough creased in places and sometears to extremities. Externally, worn. Front joint to volume II is tender. With the front hinge tender with cords showing. Front board to volume I has disbound. Rear hinge is slightly strainedbut firm. Binding has split to volume I and volume II has a crack tobackstrip with early signs of splitting. Both volumes are rubbed to the extremities and have atidemark from water damageto the front board. Internally,gathering from p. 51-62 are disbound from the textblock ofvolume I. The rest of the text, though split at p. 50 is firmly boundin its respective parts. Volume II is generally frimly bound though strained in places. Pages are aged withscattered spots throughoutOverall: FAIR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Collection de Mémoires et Correspondances officielles sur l'Administration des Colonies, et notamment sur la Guiane française et hollandaise.

      Paris Baudouin an X [1802] 5 volumes in-8 de (2) ff., 484 pp. -- (2) ff., 379 pp. -- (2) ff., 388 pp. -- (2) ff., 378 pp. -- (2) ff., 352 pp. ; basane fauve marbrée, dos lisses ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison noire, dentelle dorée encadrant les plats, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Première édition, illustrée de 4 planches gravées dépliantes (carte de la Guyane, plan du terrain Villers, plan de desséchement, colonie de Surinam). En 1763, Malouet fut nommé intendant de la marine à Rochefort, puis, de 1764 à 1766, commissaire à Saint-Domingue où il se maria et devint propriétaire. En 1766, il fut nommé commissaire-ordonnateur de Guyane, chargé d'un projet de colonisation de la colonie. Les 3 premiers volumes réunissent les différents mémoires, rapports et correspondances qu'il rédigea durant les deux ans de son mandat, dressant ainsi un tableau exact de la Guyane à la veille de la Révolution. Le tome 4 contient un Essai sur Saint-Domingue donnant une vue globale de la colonie (géographie, population, administration et économie). Le dernier volume, quant à lui, recense plusieurs mémoires sur l'esclavage dans lesquels il se prononce contre l'abolition. Bel exemplaire. Traces de frottement au dos, pièces de titre en partie dédorées. Boucher de la Richarderie, VI, 264-65. -- Chadenat, 911. -- Leclerc, 1529. -- Monglond, V, 1019. -- Sabin, 44144.

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        Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs Bound with The Farmer's Boy; A Rural Poem

      London.: Vernor and Hood., 1802. 1st Edition . Fine Binding . Near Fine/Not applicable. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Charlton Nesbit. A 1st edition with portrait frontis of the author after Edridge. + 11 woodcut vignette plates by Charlton Nesbit a pupil of Thomas Bewick. ix pages of preface and the poem "Peace" + 119 pages.Bound with a 3rd edition of "The Farmer's Boy" with separate pagination comprising xxxii pages of autobiography and preface with a single page poem to the author dated August 1800 + 128 pages. A full page woodcut engraved frontispiece and 9 vignette woodcuts as both miniature headpieces and full page scenes of each season. These I believe to be by Bewick. Bound in a contemporary full tree calf with full coloured morocco spine with gilt titles and motifs, gilt ruled borders. marbled endpapers. Measures: 6.5 inches x 4 inches. (Bound as an octavo Despite insisting on cataloguing books by SIZE and NOT folds). Bookplate of Horace F Allen to recto of front endpaper and old catalogue strip of another copy described pasted in to the front also. Contents almost fine on hand-made paper. *A beautiful copy of this once acclaimed poem and a RARE 1st edition. With a 3rd edition of The Farmer's Boy. This was the work he is remembered for and it made his fame, and brief fortune rapidly, selling over 28,000 copies in 3 years, even his own copy was only a 5th edition. This his 2nd work includes the 3rd edition of that first romantic poem making two works in one. The Farmer's Boy was composed and created all from memory. Whilst living in Bell Alley, London. He memorised the poem The Farmer's Boy in its entirety before purchasing paper to write it out as this was a greater expense than could be afforded on a whim. None of his other works fared as well and despite the acclaim and praise he died penniless and neglected in 1823. Melodic and unforced romantic poetry.

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        Les fables d'Esope, avec cent vingtrois figures d'après Barlow.

      1802. ESOPO. Les fables d'Esope, avec cent vingtrois figures d'après Barlow. Collection de gravures piquantes et d'apologues ingenieux pour l'amusement et l'istriction de la jeunesse. A' Paris, chez Tardieu, an X 1802. Album in 16mo; cm.12x20. Due tomi in un volume; pp. XVI,95; cc.2n.nn., 149. Due antiporte e 121 rami. Legatura in mezza pelle, dorso con titolo e fregi in oro ed a secco. Bruniture. Le composizioni che illustrano le favole sono di una finezza e sensibilità d'interpretazione molto significativa. Secondo Brunet I, 102 "les figures de Barlow ont le mérite de répresenter les animaux d'une manière exacte".

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        Merkwaardige kasteelen in Nederland. Derde druk.Amsterdam, G.W. Tielkemeijer, 1854-1861. 6 volumes (3 series). 8vo. With 6 chromolithographed armorial frontispieces in black, gold, silver & colours; 6 lithographed title-pages, each with a lithographed scene in black & 2 colours; 38 lithographed views of castles & mansions mostly in black & 2 colours; 2 tinted and 1 chromolithographed plates with plans, views, etc.; and 3 wood-engravings in the text. Original publisher's richly gold- and blind-blocked red cloth.

      Landwehr, Coloured Plates 345; Scheen, pp. 57, 204, 220, 260, 431 and 491. Third edition of detailed histories of 38 castles and palaces in the Netherlands, with lithographed views of each castle, some plans, the coats-of-arms of most of the owners and a few interior views. Most of the lithographed views are printed in black and two colours, a few with separate blocks and many are full-fledged chromolithographs with complicated patterns of subtly shaded colours. Lennep (1802-1868) became a leading Dutch literary figure, especially known for his historical novels, his Vondel edition and his histories. With owner's stamp of C. Caspers on endleaf. Some occasional spots and browning and a couple leaves loosely inserted, a good copy. Bindings good as well, with the spines slightly discoloured and some minor wear along the top and bottom.

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        A Small Collection of Private Devotions, for Persons of all Ages

      London: Printed by Bunny and Gold for T. Reynolds, 1802, 1802. First edition. OCLC records one copy (Northwestern). Very good copy.. 8vo, contemporary black straight-grained morocco, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. A handsomely printed collection of prayers and devotions, the author of which is identified in the foreword only as "a Lady of Distinction and Piety." On the verso of the free endpapers and blanks are six manuscript prayers, apparently in the hand of former owner William Towns, whose signature dated Nov. 6, 1811 is above the first manuscript prayer, entitled "A Prayer before a Journey." Double fore-edge painting: the first is a view of Rye, Sussex and the second is a nautical scene with several ships in the fore- and background. An annotation in pencil on the front blank in what appears to be an early hand states "Double fore-edge painting / 1. View of Rye, Sussex / 2. The [??] Lightship." Bookplate of Charles Walker Andrews on the front paste-down, with his note in pencil "Bot of / Chars Sessler / Philadelphia / Oct. 1931 SL / Double fore edge painting."

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        Travels Through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794

      Two volumes complete - Volume One - xxiii, [1], 552pp and Volume Two - xxx, [2], 523pp, [1]. Half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author and volume to fourth, remaining panels with gilt lozenge tool to centre. Modern reback, small amounts of chipping and loss to paper covering boards, corners worn. Internally some light off-setting from some plates, very minor browning and occasional spots of foxing, in volume two the fore-edge of AA2 with some loss (not affecting text) and there is a repair to 3X2v (again not affecting text), plate six with a small stain to upper right hand corner, but generally quite bright and clean. Complete with fifty-two stipple engravings, including twenty-two folding, three folding maps (another map is listed as an engraving - so there are actually four) and twenty-nine vignettes (one unlisted), most of which are hand-coloured. Tooley notes that it is "extremely charming ... [with] numerous attractive coloured vignettes, an unusual feature. The plates themselves are also interesting technically" Tooley 357; Abbey Travel 222; Nerhood notes that "as an employee of the Russian crown, Pallas, eminent German naturalist, travels throughout the realm, describing the flora and fauna with Teutonic thoroughness", Nerhood 126; Cox, "his reports on the geology, fauna and flora are of great scientific value", Cox I:199; Prideaux, "handsome quarto edition ... original vignettes of surprising attractiveness and beauty", Prideaux, pages 220-221; Wellcome IV:288; Lowndes 1766

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        Arabian Nights

      London: Wlliam Miller, 1802. Full leather. Five volumes. Octavo. The Arabian Nights. Translated by Edward Forster with engravings from pictures by Robert Smirke. Bound in full wine morocco, covers and spine floral gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt. Very good.

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        Les Stratagemes Des Echecs

      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.Published initially in French and German in the same year then translated into English in 1817.

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        Histoire médicale de l'armée d'Orient, par le médecin en chef R. Desgenettes

      Paris Croullebois, Bossange, Masson, et Besson 1802In-8 (205 x 133 mm), cartonnage papier marron, dos lisse orné de filets (reliure d'époque). Edition originale, rare. Un tableau dépliant. (reliure modeste à faire réparer, dos décollé, usures aux coins, nombreuses rousseurs). // Octavo (205 x 133 mm), brown paper boards, smooth spine with fillets (contemporary binding). First edition, rare. One folding table. (modest binding, to be repaired, spine disbound, corners used, numerous brownings).

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM AMERICAN MINISTER TO FRANCE ROBERT LIVINGSTON TO HIS SISTER, CATHARINE, DESCRIBING THE WORKINGS OF THE FRENCH LEGISLATURE, HIS IMPRESSIONS OF FRENCH POLITICS AND SOCIETY, AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE CATHEDRAL OF SAINT SULPICE]

      Paris, 1802. [7]pp. manuscript on two folded folio sheets. Second sheet (containing final three pages of letter and the address page) lightly silked to repair tears and some paper loss. Overall, in very good condition. In a half morocco and cloth folding box, spine gilt. A very interesting letter from Robert Livingston, United States Minister to France, to his sister in America, describing the workings of the French legislature's "Corps Legislatif," the architecture of the Saint Sulpice cathedral, and giving his impressions of Parisian life. Livingston's most notable achievement while in France was his negotiation, along with James Monroe, of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty of 1803. However, he had a long career in American politics, serving in the Continental Congress, being assigned to the committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence, and helping to write the constitution of New York in 1777. Livingston was a man of keen intellect, and his observations of political structures and machinations are insightful. In this letter Livingston offers valuable descriptions and impressions of French politics and society, and also gives an excellent description of the magnificent Roman Catholic cathedral, Saint Sulpice. Robert Livingston (1746-1813) was born in New York City, attended King's College, and as a young man practiced law with John Jay. He had a long career in politics and diplomacy, beginning with his appointment as recorder of New York City in 1773. A member of the Second Continental Congress, Livingston was assigned to the committee appointed to draft the Declaration of Independence, though it does not appear that he played a significant role in the process, and he was not on hand in Philadelphia to sign the document. From 1777 to 1801 he was the first Chancellor of New York, the highest judicial position in the state, which entitled him to administer the oath of office to George Washington when he assumed the presidency in 1789. In 1777 he also served on the convention that wrote the constitution of the state of New York. Politically, Livingston would eventually align himself with the Jeffersonian Republicans, which estranged him from many of the leaders of his region, including Alexander Hamilton and John Jay. From 1781 to 1783 he was the United States' Secretary of Foreign Affairs, the chief diplomatic position under the Articles of Confederation. In 1801, Livingston became American Minister to France, and it was in this role that he and James Monroe negotiated the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, signed April 30, 1803. Late in life he was involved with Robert Fulton in developing steamboats as a means of transportation. A large part of this letter is taken up by a description of the lower chamber of the French legislature, the so- called "Corps Legislatif." Livingston's description is valuable for giving an account of the functioning of this body some two years before Napoleon stripped it of much of its power. He writes: "I set out with my sons upon a visit to the Corps Legislative to whose sittings you are admitted by tickets. The constitution having directed that there shall not be more than two hundred spectators - this regulation originated in the influence that the galleries formerly had, in the deliberations of the Legislature. It was usual for the violent party to have a mob occupy the tribunes as they were called, who cryed [sic] down their opponents, indeed interfered so much, as in a great measure as to govern the debates & resolutions. The new constitution not only guards against this evil but by condemning the Legislature themselves to silence, they take care that one member shall not influence another - all they can say is yes, or no, every law being proposed by the government, debated by the Tribunate, & if they & the government disagree, they each appoint orators. These are pitted against each other in the Corps Legislative, who determine ultimately on what is offered without debate; you may easily believe that a set of French politicians condemned to lose the use of their tongues cannot feel very easy in their seats." After discussing the procedures of the legislature, Livingston moves on to a detailed description of the legislative chamber itself, and of the manners and dress of the members of the body: "The house they sit in was a palace of the prince of Conde, very large and elegant, it has one front upon the Seine, another upon the place de Vindoms at the distance of about 700 feet. The room the Legislature occupies is a semi-circle, the seats rising in regular gradation one above the other, with a very elevated seat for the president, in front of whom is the altar of Liberty & Law & one each side, statues of the greatest statesmen & orators, apparently speaking from their nitches [sic]. The floor is tipulated marbled & the wall so exact an imitation of it as not to be distinguished but by a connoisseur. Above & at the extremity of the circle are the boxes for the spectators. The roof supported by Ionic columns of the same materials of very singular beauty, the light is only admitted from above, & as the sky light is covered with a gauze shade painted in clouds, the whole together with the dead silence that prevails in the house, has a very solemn effect, which however is some what relieved by the dress of the members, which you will find very singular for grave senators; those who are officers civil or military wear their own costumes which is always very rich, in gold, silver & embroidery. The others wear a light brown coat, short boots & overalls, a scarlet silk sash, a round hat turned up before with a national red & white cockade & large blue feather. Everything here even the Legislature themselves having something a la militaire." Livingston continues his letter with a long and detailed description of the Roman Catholic cathedral of Saint Sulpice, describing its relatively modern architecture and its ornate interior decoration. He goes on to lament that much fine public architecture has been destroyed during the course of the French Revolution: "It is much to be lamented that the barbarians of the revolution have destroyed all the monuments of art that ornamented the different chappels [sic] & tombs of the nobility within this & every other church in France." Livingston concludes by alluding to the licentious habits of the French: "It is certain that the Roman Catholic religion was wonderfully calculated to catch the senses & would I think with the aid of confessions have had a powerful effect in preserving the morals of the lower classes of society had it not too often degenerated into a mimicry that leads to licentiousness. While I am now writing it being Sunday (in carnival) the public gardens are crowded with men and women masked in masquerade dresses. You may easily see the licentiousness this leads to." A very informative letter from Robert Livingston a year before he negotiated the Louisiana Purchase, giving valuable insights into the workings of the French government, the mores of French society, and a fine description of the Saint Sulpice cathedral. DAB XI, pp.320-25 ANB 13, pp.774-76.

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        Lettre à son Excellence, Monsieur lAmiral Duckworth.

      A Saint-Domingue, le 3 Thermidor, an 11, 22 juillet 1802 (i.e. 1803). 1803 [4] ff. de papier bleuté in-folio (320 x 209 mm.), [3] manuscrits à lencre brune. (Petites taches et traces de rousseurs). Lettre portant la signature du fameux La Touche-Tréville (1745-1804), lun des plus brillants marins français de la deuxième moitié du 18ème siècle, lun des meilleurs capitaines de la guerre dIndépendance américaine et membre de la Cincinnati, qui imposa à Nelson les seuls échecs de sa carrière. La missive, datée de juillet 1803, fut certainement lune des dernières quil rédigea sur le continent américain, elle est adressée au capitaine Duckworth (1747-1817), alors Gouverneur de la Jamaïque, pour le supplier de le laisser rentrer en France sous pavillon diplomatique, pour des raisons de santé. Il sagit des premiers signes de la maladie quil contracta à Saint-Domingue et qui lui coûta la vie deux ans plus tard. La Touche-Tréville commença sa carrière maritime lors de la Guerre de Sept Ans, à lissue de laquelle il fut promu Enseigne de Vaisseau en 1768. Il quitte alors la marine et nest réintégré au Grand Corps quen 1777 en tant que lieutenant de vaisseau. A la suite de sa capture de quelques navires anglais en Manche, il est nommé chevalier de lOrdre de Saint-Louis et désigné pour conduire Lafayette à Boston en 1780. A son arrivée en Amérique, il est chargé par le général des Touches de la défense de Rhode Island, où il dirige la construction de plusieurs batteries. Il prend part à de nombreuses batailles, notamment celle du Cap Henry, et croise avec La Pérouse au large de lîle Royale. Cette campagne lui vaut sa nomination par brevet au grade de capitaine de vaisseau en juin 1781. Il sillustre tout particulièrement dans une mission qui lui est confiée en 1782 : apporter, à bord de deux frégates lAigle et la Gloire, trois millions de livres en Amérique pour les insurgés et du matériel pour le marquis de Vaudreuil. Après avoir coulé un vaisseau anglais de 74 canons au large des Bermudes, il rencontre, à lapproche des côtes américaines, une escadre anglaise commandée par le commodore Elphinstone. Il parvient malgré tout à pénétrer dans la baie du Delaware et à envoyer dans les canots des frégates les passagers, largent et les dépêches quon lui avait confiés. Il est contraint de saborder la frégate et est fait prisonnier de guerre, mais cette action est considérée comme une victoire et lui vaut dêtre admis à la Cincinnati. A son retour en France, il est envoyé en Méditerranée, puis destitué de son grade par les Révolutionnaires en 1793. Il est réintégré en 1794, mais reste sans affectation jusquau Consulat. En 1801, Napoléon Bonaparte lui confie le commandement des forces navales de la Manche. Il expose au Premier Consul un plan de traversée de la Manche en juin et en août, il repousse par deux fois les attaques de Nelson qui tentait de détruire la flottille. Ces victoires valent à Latouche-Tréville la considération de Napoléon et celle de Nelson qui, comme on le voit dans sa correspondance, le craignait. A la même époque, à Saint-Domingue, Toussaint Louverture qui après avoir défait les Espagnols en 1794, puis chassé les Anglais en 1798, sest débarrassé des envoyés Français, et des Mulâtres menés par André Rigaud, le dernier à contester son autorité, sest rendu maître de lîle en 1800. Le 3 juillet 1801, il promulgue une constitution autonomiste qui lui confère les pleins pouvoirs à vie. Napoléon décide alors denvoyer le général Leclerc en 1801 pour le contrer : Leclerc et Villaret-Joyeuse partent avec 10 000 hommes, et Latouche-Tréville part de Rochefort à la tête dune escadre de 23 000 hommes pour appuyer cette attaque. La guerre est longue, car Toussaint a arrêté une stratégie de défense de marronnage qui consiste à brûler les villes et se retirer dans les montagnes, mais les Français semparent des villes et se rendent maîtres de toute la côte à la fin avril 1802. Cest lors de cette campagne que Latouche-Tréville tombe malade et les médecins insistent pour quil rentre en France le plus rapidement possible, ce qui explique le présent courrier, adressé à lamiral Duckworth, alors gouverneur de la Jamaïque, dans laquelle Latouche-Tréville lui explique que « depuis quarante-deux jours, [il est] dans [son] lit, attaqué dune maladie pour laquelle les médecins ont unanimement décidé [quil] ne pouvait en obtenir la guérison quen séloignant sans délai dun climat auquel [il est] menacé de succomber, s[il] persiste à y séjourner. » Si le secrétaire, que lamiral nomme dans sa lettre, a sûrement rédigé le corps du texte, cest bien Latouche-Tréville qui signe et date la missive, et le caractère incertain et hésitant de sa graphie renseigne assez sur son état de santé. Duckworth lui accorde la sauf-conduit qu'il demande. A son retour en France, il survécut deux ans durant lesquels il fut très actif, notamment en Méditerranée, ayant en charge le port de Toulon, mais en juillet 1804, les signes de la maladie réapparaissent et lamiral est emporté en une dizaine de jours. Très émouvant témoignage, dernière trace de la présence de ce héros de la Guerre dIndépendance sur le continent américain. « Duplicata, Au Cap, le 3 Thermidor, an 11 (22 juillet 1802). A son Excellence, Monsieur lAmiral Duckworth. Monsieur lAmiral, La confiance que jai dans la sensibilité particulière de votre excellence, et le degré destime quelle a bien voulu me témoigner, mengage à vous faire part de la position pénible dans laquelle je me trouve, depuis quarante-deux jours, je suis dans mon lit, attaqué dune maladie pour laquelle les médecins ont unanimement décidé que je ne pouvais en obtenir la guérison quen méloignant sans délai dun climat auquel je suis menacé de succomber, si je persiste à y séjourner ; ils mont ordonné daller prendre les eaux de Balaruc. Je nai pas un moment à perdre pour profiter du reste de la belle saison de ces eaux. Je désirerais, monsieur lAmiral, quil fût possible à votre excellence de maccorder une autorisation pour les vaisseaux de Sa Majesté Britannique et lettre de marque que je pourrais rencontrer en mer, de me laisser librement passer sur un bâtiment qui portera à cet effet, pavillon parlementaire, nayant que deux canons, aucune espèce de marchandises de quelque nature que ce puisse être et qui se dirigera sur Bordeaux comme le port le plus voisin des eaux où je dois me rendre. Je serai accompagné de mon secrétaire, deux domestiques, & une de mes parentes qui vient de perdre son mari et sa fortune dans ce pays. Jai lhonneur de vous faire passer cette lettre par un bâtiment parlementaire que le général en chef Rochambeau vous expédie, il se chargera de la réponse, si votre excellence juge convenable de men faire une. Je désire quelle contienne une adhésion à la proposition que jai lhonneur de vous faire, je la considère comme une nouvelle marque destime à laquelle je serai extrêmement sensible. Je supplie votre Excellence dagréer les assurances de la haute estime & considération avec lesquels je suis, De votre excellence, Le très humble serviteur, La Touche tréville, Commandant en chef, les Forces navales, de la République Française, à St Domingue. » [4] ll. of blue paper folio (320 x 209 mm.), [3] manuscript in brown ink. Letter signed by the famous Latouche Tréville (1745-1804), one of the most brillant French navy officer of the sencond part of 18th century, one of the best captain who took part to the American Revolutionary War, member of the Society of Cincinnati, who inflicted to Nelson, the only failures he ever had. This letter, written in July 1803, certainly was one of the last he wrote in America, it is addressed to Captain Duckworth (1747-1817), governor of Jamaïca, to get a pass authorization to sail back to France, because of Latouche-Tréville's health. This illness he gets in the Carribean, was the one which killed him two years later. Fine copy.

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