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        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman.

      Legrand, Basil, 1803. - 130 X 215 mm. 9 vol. reliés en 2 tomes pleine basane fauve, dos lisse orné à chaud avec pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et vert, tr. jaspées (rel. de l'ép.). 4 ff. n. ch., 402 pp.; 4 ff. n. ch., 358 pp. suivies d'un feuillet de cat. d'édit. Dos frotté avec coiffes et coins émoussés, quelques rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ordenanza General formada de Orden de su Magestad (Carlos IV) y mandada imprimir y publicar para el gobierno e instruccion de Intendentes Sublegados y demas empleados en Indias.

      En la imprenta de la Viuda de Ibarra,, Madrid, 1803 - Madrid, En la imprenta de la Viuda de Ibarra, 1803. 4°. Titel, XXXVI S., 194 S., 98 n.n. S. Mit einer gestochenen Vignette. Neuer havannabrauner Halblederband mit grünem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Deckelfiletierung (D. Vera), in Schuber. Palau 202973. - Originalausgabe. - Von Carlos III in Auftrag gegeben, wurde die überarbeitete Gesetzessammlung zur Organisation der Administration in den überseeischen Kolonien Südamerikas und der Philippinen unter Carlos IV veröffentlicht. Ein verzweifelter Versuch, den bereits überall entstandenen Unabhängigkeitsbestrebungen durch eine gemässigte Reform entgegen zu treten. Nach Jahrhunderten zentral geleiteter Verwaltung, erhielten die lokalen Vertreter der Krone mehr eigene Machtbefugnisse. Diese Bemühungen erfolgten eindeutig zu spät. Bereits 1809 erfolgte in Quito, mit der Gründung Ecuadors, die erste Loslösung einer spanischen Kolonie in Südamerika. 1824 blieben vom einst riesigen südamerikanischen Kolonialreich Spaniens nur noch Cuba und Puerto Rico überig. - Die ersten 10 Blatt des Textes mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand. Im Schnitt mit kleinem Fleck, sonst sauberes und breitrandiges Exemplar. - Original edition. By appointment of King Carlos III, the revised legislation for the administrative organisation of the overseas colonies of South America and the Philippines was published under Carlos IV. Last desperate efforts to counter independence attempts with a moderate reform of the administration. After centuries of central rule, local representatives of the Crown received more authority to act. These efforts came too late. In 1809, the first declaration of independence from Spanish rule was signed in Quito, thus allowing the foundation of Ecuador. In 1824 from the huge Spanish colonial empire, only Cuba and Puerto Rico were still under Spanish rule. The first ten pages with water stains. Edge with small stain, otherwise a clean and wide margined copy. Sprache: N Neuer havannabrauner Halblederband mit grünem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Deckelfiletierung (D. Vera), in Schuber. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        OEuvres complètes. Revues, corrigées par l'auteur, et imprimées sur ses manuscrits autographes.

      1803 - À Paris, chez Dufart, An XI - 1803. 31 volumes in-12, reliure de l'époque demi-basane mouchetée à petits coins de vélin, dos lisses ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vert. Cette édition en petit format semble reprendre le texte de la première collective de 1798. Ex-libris manuscrit sur le premier volume : A.D.J. Petits manques de cuir à quelques volumes, jolie série. (Sur la photo : les 10 premiers volumes de la série de 31, rel. uniforme.) * Quérard, II, 268 ; cf. DSB, III, 380. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        The narrative of a voyage of discovery, performed in his majesty's vessel The Lady Neldon, of sixty ton's burthen, with sliding keels, in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales. Including remarks on the Cape de Verd Islands, Cape of Good Hope, the hitherto unknown parts of New Holland . together with various details of his interviews with the natives of New South Wales .

      - London, printed by C. Roworth for T. Egerton, 1803.4to. Later half calf, spine ribbed and gilt. With large folding engraved plate of a sketch of the boats & a cutter with sliding keels (mounted on linen), folding engraved chart (small tear on fold), handcoloured plate depicting a cockatoo and 5 other engraved plates (one depicting Benelong, a native of New Holland). (14) (including the often missing 'list of the encouragers of this work'),pp.V-XXVI,195 pp.* First edition; with bookplate of Nancy Kent Perry. - The Lady Nelson sailed through Bass Strait between Tasmania and Victoria, being the first known vessel to do so from west to east. Including the first chart of the southern coast of Victoria. 'Grant's Narrative is a rare book . It is of the highest significance to any collection of Australian books and no collection of books dealing with coastal discovery or with Victoria can be without it' (Wantrup p.152). - (A few blind-stamped library stamps in margin; some leaves soiled or browned). - A rare major work on Australian coastal exploration.Ferguson 375; Wantrup 75; Hill 718; Howgego II, p.266 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VIAGE LITERARIO A LAS IGLESIAS DE ESPAÑA

      Madrid 1803 - Madrid / Valecia; Imp. Real, imp. Oliveres e imp. de la Real Academia de la Historia, 1803-1852. 20 cm. 22 vol.: (I) 7 h., 262 pág., 1 h. 2 láms plegadas. (II) 2 h., 266 pág., 1 h. 4 láms. (III) 2 h., 340 pág. (IV) 4 h., 342 pág. 2 láms. (V) 1 h., 378 pág. 2 láms (VI) Viage a la iglesia de Vique. 6 h., 356 pág. (VII) Viage a la iglesia de Vique. 2 h., 308 pág. (VIII) Viage a las iglesias de Vique y de Solsona. 4 h., 311 pág. (IX) Viage á Solsona, Ager y Urgel. 1806 y 1807. 2 h., 316 pág. (X) Viage a Urgel. 1 h., XIV-352 pág. (XI) Viage a Urgel. XII.,334 pág. (XII) Viage á Urgel y á Gerona. 2 h., 354 pág. y 1 litografía plegada (XIII) Viage á Gerona. 1 h., 356 pág. (XIV) Viage á Gerona. 2 h., 335 pág. (XV) Viage á Gerona y á Roda. 2 h., 390 pág. (XVI) Viage á Lérida. 2 h., 333 pág. (XVII) Viage á Lerida y Barcelona. 2 h., 377 pág. . (XVIII) Viage á Barcelona. 2 h., 365 pág. 2 láms. (XIX) Viage á Barcelona y Tarragona. 2h-351 pág. (XX) Viage á Tarragona. 2 h., 296 pág. y 1 litografía. (XXI) Viage á Mallorca. 2 h.,-321 pág. (XXII) Viage á Mallorca. 2 h., 367 pág. y 1 litografía plegada. Noticia del Viage literario a las Iglesias de España, emprendido de orden del Rey, el el año 1802, escrita en el 1814. [Firmado: Fr Jaime Villanueva.] La publica un amigo del autor. Valencia, Impr. De Estévan 1820. xii., + 76 p. Encuadernación del tomo 1 al 10 en pasta española de época, los restantes en plena piel con dorados en planos y lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai de statique chimique. 2v. Arms of French King on upper covers. Very fine

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1803. <p> From a Royal Library </p><p>Berthollet, Claude Louis (1748-1822). Essai de statique chimique. 2 vols., 8vo. viii, 543 [1]; viii, 555 [1, errata]pp. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1803. 197 x 125 mm. Tree sheep, gilt spines, French royal arms in gilt on front covers. Occasional scattered foxing, but fine otherwise. </p><p>First edition. Berthollet attempted to provide chemistry with an adequate theoretical foundation so that its experimental results could be analyzed on the basis of theoretical first principles. He gave a thorough critique of the contemporary oversimplified concept of the law of chemical affinity, which had not yet been properly examined; Berthollet&#39;s main contribution to the development of this concept was his proof that chemical affinity was relative, varying with the physical conditions-quantity, temperature, solubility, pressure, physical state-accompanying a chemical experiment. He introduced the highly important concept of "chemical mass"-relative affinity combined with the mass of reactants in a chemical combination-to give the total force with which a given quantity of a substance reacted with another. He was probably the first chemist to perform an exhaustive investigation of how physical conditions affect chemical reactions, creating a molecular model of matter to explain the effects of temperature and density on chemical reactions. DSB. Norman 221. Duveen, p. 75. Smeaton, "Berthollet&#39;s Essai de statique chimique and its translations," Ambix 24 (1977), pp. 149-158; "Berthollet&#39;s Essai de statique chimique: A supplementary note," Ambix 25 (1978), pp. 211-212.</p>

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        Cession of the District of Matavai in the Island of Otaheite, to Captain James Wilson for the use of the Missionaries sent thither by that Society in the Ship Duff is Most Respectfully Dedicated, by their most obedient servants Willm Jeffrys and Co.

      London: 1803 - The title is preceded by the phrase "To the Treasurer and Directors of the London Missionary Society, this print representing the Cession." Black & white mezzotint, as issued. 29 1/2" by 23" with sml. margins. Includes the engraved title. London, January 1st, 1803. For the Benefit of the Missionary Society. A large separately-issued mezzotint by Bartolozzi after the original oil painting by Smirke which is held by the National Library of Australia. Laid down on linen, which nicely stabilizes some slight creases & small marginal tears, two of which affect the caption, one barely into the plate. One sml. hole repaired. Overall, the picture is very bright, with warm glowing shades of gray nuancing the gathering of missionaries. England was enamored with Omai, the first Polynesian native to visit London, who accompanied Capt. James Cook after his 2nd voyage. He was seen as a living example of the "noble savage". However, Omai returned to the South Pacific in 1776 without being converted to Christianity, which was seen as a missed opportunity. To rectify that situation, the London Missionary Society was established, and in 1796, the ship Duff was dispatched with a group of 18 missionaries to Tahiti, under the command of Captain James Wilson. Wilson is seen in the foreground holding his hat, facing Chief Pomare. The Queen is held in the air on the shoulders of natives. At least 24 Tahitians & 17 Europeans are pictured on Matavai Bay. Nan Kivell & Spence, p. 324, National Library of Australia website. A very scarce print.

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        Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England, The

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, W. J. and J. Richardson, Otridge and Son, 1803. - A Fine Rasher of Bacon in CalfBACON, Francis.The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England. In Ten Volumes. London: Printed for J. Johnson by H. Bryer, 1803.Ten octavo volumes (9 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches; 231 x 136 mm.). Engraved frontispiece portrait by James Fittler in Volume I.Bound (by Bickers?) for Blackwell (stamp-signed on the verso of the front free endpaper) in early twentieth-century maroon scored calf. Covers ruled in gilt, smooth spines ruled and lettered in gilt, gilt turn-ins decoratively tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges sprinkled green. A near fine set.Comprising, Volume I: The Life of the Lord Chancellor Bacon, Of the Advancement of Learning, Sylva Sylvarum, or A Natural History in Ten Centuries (Centuries I-VIII); Volume II: Sylva Sylvarum (Centuries IX-X), Physiological Remains, Medical Remains, Medical Receipts, Works Moral, [and] Theological Works; Volume III: Works Political; Volume IV: Law Tracts [and] Maxims of the Law; Volume V: Writings Historical [and] Letters; Volume VI: Letters (continued) [and] Letters, Speeches, Charges, Advices, &c. Volume VII: Instauratio magna; Volume VIII: Instaurationis magna pars II, III and IV; Volume IX: Instaurationis magnae pars V, Opuscula philosophica, [and] Opera civilia et moralia; Volume X: Opera civilia et moralia (continued), De sapientia veterum, Meditationes sacrae, [and] Epistolae.

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        Do Tal, Ellora] Dotali

      Published as the Act directs by Thos. Daniell, Howland Street, Fitzroy Square, London 1803 - A stunning view of the cave-temple, known as Two-Storeyed, Do Tal, from Thomas and William Daniell's celebrated book "Oriental Scenery". The Daniells' Oriental Scenery is considered one of the finest illustrated works on India. Thomas Daniell and his nephew William spent nine years in India making studies, sketches and drawings of the scenery, architecture, and antiquities that graced the countryside. They then devoted a further thirteen years to publishing their remarkably accurate aquatints. In Britain, the impact was explosive. A cult of Indian architecture, landscaping and interior decoration arose, with the Royal Pavilion at Brighton as its centerpiece. The Daniells gave the English public their first accurate look at the exotic sub-continent. Their great achievement still lies in their ability to blend the picturesque with the real, resulting in images that capture the European taste for the sublime landscape, while still remaining faithful to their subjects. The Daniells brought the romance of the English landscape to the antiquities of India and provided England with an accurate vision of this wondrous country. The sixth part of Oriental Scenery is twenty-four plates based on drawings by James Wales, primarily of the excavations at Ellora. The title of this section was Hindoo Excavations in the Mountain of Ellora , near Aurungabad in Decan. The mountain contains 34 "caves" that were created to serve as monasteries and temples for Buddhists, Hindus and Jains, each religion having several spaces. Do Tal, here called Dotali, was one of the Buddhist "caves". It is three stories high and was built in the 8th century. Abbey Travel II.420 no.32; Martinelli and Michell, India: Yesterday and Today , p. 15, no 4. Aquatint by Thomas Daniell after James Wales, coloured by hand, on 'Whatman' wove paper.

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        Diccionario de la Lengua Castellana, Compuesto por la Real Academia Española, Reducido a un Tomo para su Más Fácil Uso.

      Viuda de Joaquin Ibarra en la Impresora de la Real Academia 1803 - (OS72) - Madrid - Quarta Edición - Contiene 928 páginas - Encuadernado en cuero completo - Algunas hojas están desordenadas, pero no falta ninguna; Bordes de las tapas desgastadas - Ultimas 4 hojas se encuentran carcomidas en el sector superior - Lomo desgastado en el extremo superior - Estado más que regular

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        Recherches et Observations sur l'Épilepsie, suivies d'un Tableau des Genres et des Espèces de cette Maladie, avec l'indication du traitement qui leur convient.

      Paris chez F Luois Librairie ohne Jahr [um ] 1803 - Marmorierter Pappband aus neuerer Zeit mit vergoldetem Lederrückenschild; 8°; (4) 306 Seiten, 1 großformatige gefaltete Tafel. Sehr gutes Exemplar. 440 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres philosophiques sur la magie, édition corrigée et augmentée [RELIE AVEC] ID. - La France trompée par les magiciens et démonolâtres du dix-huitième siècle, fait démontré par les faits

      Grégoire, Thouvenin ( impr. de Carion),, Paris, Dijon 1803 - 2 ouvrages en 1 vol., . [4]-iv-130 pp.; [8]-200 pp. (petit coup en fond de cahier aux dern. Ff.). Edition collective dont les volumes se vendaient ensemble ou séparément, cf. l'avis au verso du 1er titre. Réédition du 1er ouvrage (originale en 1791 sous le titre "Lettres magiques.") et édition originale du 2e ouvrage. Deux ouvrages curieux et rares dans lesquels l'auteur (1736-1818), "célèbre démonologue" (Caillet), critique la magie et le magnétisme, y voyant l'oeuvre du diable, notamment lors de la Révolution française faite à l'aide de démons incarnés ou d'adorateurs du diable. Le 2e ouvrage traite e.a. de la ventriloquie, du mesmérisme, des somnambules, de Cagliostro. Ex dono ms. (autographe ?) "donné par l'auteur à Médard de Palaiseau". Ref. Bibl. Esoterica 1629. Caillet 3891 & 3889. Coumont F.29.3 (= Guaita 322-1372, Fesch 579) & F29.4 (= Guaita 321, Fesch 579). De Backer/Sommervogel III-714. Bn-Opale plus. Copac. 1 volumes. Reliure demi-veau de l'époque (plat supérieur éraflé, petits travaux de ver au plat inf.), dos lisse fil. doré (mors frottés à fendillés, coiffe sup. abîmée), tranches marbrées.

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        Glorias maritimas de España, recopiladas por D. Juan Antonio Enriquez,del Consejo de S.M. su Secretario e intedente de Marino. Tmo I (único).Junto a: Glorias militares de los españoles desde la mas remota antigüedad hasta el presente.Se añaden las .

      Imprenta Real / José Niel, Madrid y Cádiz 1803 - tela época bien conservada . victorias de este año de 1808 contra los franceses. 2 Tomos. 2 obras en un volumen. 606 págs.

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        HENRY (William) Experiments on the Quantity of Gases Absorbed by Water, at Different Temperatures, and under Different Pressures, pp. 29-274. Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 93.

      - * First appearance of this highly important paper in which Henry announced his discovery of the law, (later termed "Henry's Law", which stated that when a gas is absorbed in a liquid the weight of the gas dissolved is directly proportional to the pressure of the gas over the liquid). This discovery contributed directly to Dalton's the atomic theory (see: Parkinson: Breakthroughs: 1803 C) "Dalton's own experiments on the solution of gases and the stimulus afforded by Henry's work have been seen as crucial in the development of the atomic theory."(DSB, VI p. 285). Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 93, Parts I and II (complete), bound in one volume for 1803, comprising, iv, 514pp tall quarto, with 16 extending or folding engraved plates, late 19thC morocco backed library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title and foot of last leaves, also an inked library stamp verso title, title with early repair to outer margin, a good copy, London, Bulmer, sold by Nicol, printers to the Royal Society,1803. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Other papers include: HATCHETT (Charles) Experiments and Observations on the Various Alloys, on the Specific Gravity, and on the Comparative Wear of Gold. Being the Substance of a Report Made to the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council, Appointed to Take into Consideration the State of the Coins of This Kingdom, and the Present Establishment and Constitution of His Majesty's Mint , pp.43-194; HERSCHEL (William) Observations of the Transit of Mercury over the Disk of the Sun; To Which is Added, an Investigation of the Causes Which Often Prevent the Proper Action of Mirrors, 214-232; DAVY (Humphry) An Account of Some Experiments and Observations on the Constituent Parts of Certain Astringent Vegetables; And on Their Operation in Tanning, pp.233-273; CHENEVIX (Richard) Enquiries Concerning the Nature of a Metallic Substance Lately Sold in London, as a New Metal, under the Title of Palladium [* NB a famous scientific hoax], pp.290-320; HERSCHEL (William) Account of the Changes That Have Happened, during the Last Twenty-Five Years, in the Relative Situation of Double-Stars; With an Investigation of the Cause to Which They Are Owing, pp.339-382.

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        Importante lettera autografa redatta e firmata da Horatio Nelson

      VICTORY OFF TOULON, octr: 8th: 1803 - Importante e preziosa lettera autografa in inglese redatta e firmata da Horatio Nelson - Nelson (Duke) of Bronte- indirizzata a Lord John Acton, Segretario di Stato del Regno delle Due Sicilie sotto il regno di Ferdinando IV. Il prezioso documento ha i tratti della lettera confidenziale tra due conterranei in un paese straniero, tant'è che inizia con (trad. "Caro Sir John" e chiude con (trad.) "ed io sono mio caro Sir John il Suo più devoto amico". Il contenuto è di grande importanza. A un certo punto Nelson scrive (trad.) " ho rinforzato il Capitano Craycraft con due bei vascelli con pezzi di artiglieria da 32 e 24 e l'ho indirizzato a comunicare a Manfredonia e di scrivere a Vostra Eccellenza per offrire qualunque servizio in Suo potere e di portare lungo l'Adriatico qualsiasi messaggero da Vienna che possa venire a Trieste o Venezia. La forza in Adriatico del Capitano Craycraft è: Anson, pistole 44 e pezzi artiglieria 24; Innu.36.12; Arrow.22.12; Bittern.18.24; Morgiana.18.18. La lettera chiude con (trad.) ". Vorrei solo chiedere a Vostra Eccellenza di mettermi con tutta umiltà ai piedi del Re e della Regina ed assicurare Loro tutta la mia eterna fedeltà e la mia vigilanza per la loro sicurezza". 4 pagine fittamente redatte, ottimo esemplare, tracce di piegature.

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        Serie dell'edizioni aldine per ordine cronologico ed alfabetico. Terza edizione con emendazioni e giunte.

      Giuseppe Molini (Tipogr. della Società Letteraria),, Firenze, 1803 - In-8° (208x137mm), pp. (4), 195, (3) impresse in parte su carta azzurra, cartonatura originale con titolo a stampa su tassello cartaceo al dorso. Un piccolo strappo al margine inferiore della c. finale d'indice. Bell'esemplare in barbe. Terza edizione, "con emendazioni e giunte", della più importante bibliografia aldina prima di quella del Renouard. Vallée, Bibliographie des Bibliographies, 5903. Besterman, Early printed books, 1644. Breslauer & Folter, Bibliography. Its history and development,115. Ahmanson-Murphy, The Aldine Press, 1185A. Renouard, Annales, introduzione. Melzi, III, 56. Graesse, VI, 369. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages dans les Alpes, précédés d"un essai sur l"histoire naturelle des environs de Genève.

      Neuchatel: Louis Fauche-Borel, 1803 (tomes 1-4)-1796 (tomes 5-8 - 8 volumes in-8 et 1 atlas in-4 oblong; 2 cartes et 21 planches gravées dépliantes. Reliure uniforme légèrement tardive (première moitié du XIXème siècle) en demi-basane cerise, plats marbrés. Minime accroc à la coiffe inférieure du 5ème volume, quelques gravures au tirage un peu pâle, mais un bel exemplaire très frais. L"ouvrage probablement le plus important mais aussi l"un des plus attachants jamais publiés sur les Alpes, dans un style agréable et particulièrement vivant. Outre les descriptions botaniques, zoologiques, géologiques et géographiques, Saussure relate les diverses tentatives d"ascension du Mont-Blanc, jusqu"à la sienne effectuée en 1787 sous la conduite de Jacques Balmat, qui avait réussi la première l"année précédente. Mais Saussure est également physicien et météorologiste, inventeur de divers appareils de mesure pour l"étude de l"atmosphère. La première édition de ce célèbre ouvrage fut publiée en 4 volumes in-4 de 1779 à 1796. Celle de format in-8 en 8 volumes fut publiée de 1780 à 1796, et les 4 premiers volumes réédités en 1803. Le texte et les planches de ces deux éditions sont identiques. Perret 3911.

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        MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT MADE TO HIM BY THE SECRETARY OF WAR, AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH CERTAIN TRIBES OF INDIANS.

      Washington. 1803. - 7pp. Dbd. Leaves loose. Light foxing and soiling, lightly creased. About very good. A government report on relations with several Indian tribes, including the Creek, Choctaw, and Cherokee nations. Dearborn's report includes commentary on boundary lines with Indians in North Carolina and Indiana, and he also reports on the establishment of four further Indian trading posts: "one at Detroit - one at Fort Wayne - one at Chickasaw Bluff - and one with the Choctaws." This report precedes the Louisiana Purchase- it was made in January, 1803- and illustrates Jefferson's efforts to regulate the Indians on the effective frontiers of U.S. control. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 5368.

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        Almanach Des Gourmands, Ou Calendrier Nutritif, Servant De Guide Dans Les Moyens De Faire Excellent Chère [Title Varies].

      Paris: Maradan, 1803-06. - 4 Volumes. 18mo. pp. 8 p.l., [v]-viii, viii, [9]-247, [1]; 2 p.l., xxii, [23]-318; xiv, 342; xx, 336. with half-titles. 4 engraved frontis. Vols. I-II in original bds., Vol. IV in contemporary half calf (some chipping to spines). Second Edition of Vols. I-II; First Editions of Vols. III-IV. The first four issues, of a total of eight published annually from 1803 to 1812 (none for 1809 and 1811). The French gourmand and littérateur Grimod de la Reynière established a culinary jury which held monthly sessions to decide on the merits of particular dishes with a view to promoting what Montaigne styled &#145;the science of the palate&#146;. One of these sessions is depicted in the frontispiece to the third volume. Of special interest in Vols. I and III are the chapters entitled Itinéraire Nutritif, Ou Promenade D&#146;Un Gourmand Dans Divers Quartiers De Paris, a review of the better restaurants and food shops in Paris. Bitting 201-02. cfSimon 795; Simon 797-98. Vicaire 424-25. cfCagle 224-25; Cagle 226-27. See Oberlé 133. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur le perfectionnement des beaux-arts par les sciences exactes ou calculs et hypothèses sur la poésie, la peinture et la musique.

      Paris, Pougens, Henrichs & Magimel, 1803. - 8vo. 2 vols. (4), 226 pp. (4), 242 pp. With 4 folding engr. plates. Contemp. marbled calf with double giltstamped red spine labels, richly gilt spine, giltstamped cover borders and Bavarian Ducal arms; leading edges gilt. First and only edition, very rare. - Art-historical work by Baron Jacques-Antoine de Saint-Cyr (1767-1829), who served in the French army and wrote several plays as well as a few novels. This work, printed in only a small number of copies, has been little noted by bibliographers, although it is revealing for an understanding of contemporary aesthetic ideas. - The engravings show dimensional ratios and anatomical studies for sketching purposes, as well as musical notes which relate musical expressions to cloud formations, waves, and architecture. - Bindings rubbed and with slight worming and defects; spines finely preserved, with handsome shelf appearance. Interior very clean; partly uncut. From the library of Duke Max in Bavaria (1808-88), father of Empress Elizabeth of Austria, with his shelfmark label. Becker 498. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: together with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. to which are added, an index; an alphabetical table of all the names in the old and new testaments, with their significations; and tables of scripture weights, measures and coins, also Brown's concordance, embellished with a map of Palestine, and nine historical engravings

      Samuel Etheridge, Charlestown, MA 1803 - 1803. Hardcover, large 4to., full calf binding, with 5 raised bands and red morocco and gilt title label on spine, marbled endpapers. 9 engraved plates of biblical scenes (Cain and Able, Solomon, David, Good Samaritan, etc.) and a fold-out map of Jesus' travels through Palestine. Shallow loss and wear to the leather at the corners and spine ends. Outer hinges rubbed with some cracking, but the boards and inner hinges are secure and intact. Contents faded; occasional foxing to contents. Plates have lightened a bit. After the end of the NT and before the index, there is a 4 page Family Record section that has been filled out with the births and marriages of the Smith family, the first record noting George Smith, 1813. An attractive, illustrated old bible. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geometrical and Graphical Essays

      London: W. Glendinning 1803 - Lon: W. Glendinning for W. and S. Jones, Opticians, 1803. 8vo. 2 Vols in 1 (text and plates). 8vo. 10, [6], 518; [2], ads [14], [2] pp + [34] folding plates. Fully bound in contemporary calf-skin leather with. Burgundy Morocco spine label with gilt lettering. Gilt borders along spine. Aeg. Tight binding and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards. Slight fading to spine. Scratching to upper portion of rear board. Speckled page ends. Clean, unmarked pages. Minor toning to page edges. Owners inscription inside front board. Slight moisture damage to 4 rear pages and back board. Copper-plate engraved charts and illustrations. Includes all plates.George Adams was an English optical designer and scientific writer who was also well known as a maker of mathematical instruments and globes. Among his works are a Treatise on the Construction and Use of Globes and an "Essay on the Microscope."A well-preserved, internally sound volume in very good condition. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia fiorentina. (=Edizione de' classici italiani, 89.-93)

      Societa Tipografica de' Classici Italiani 1803-1804, Milano / Mailand - 5 Volumes / 5 Bände, Halbleinenbände um 1850, 8°, LIV, 283, 308, 295, 398, 409 Seiten; Feutigkeitsspuren auf den Einbänden und Vorsätzen sonst gutes Exemplar it 3300 Buch

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        Studies of Chess: containing Caissa, A Poem, by Sir William Jones; a Systematic Introduction to the Game; and the Whole Analysis of Chess.

      London. Samuel Bagster. 1803. - The First Edition. Illustrated with a copperplate engraved Frontis of a chessboard and pieces. Two Volumes in One. Complete as issued. 8vo. 5.25"x8.5" Handsomely bound in full period Tree Calf. Gilt ruled spine compartments. Red morocco,gilt title label. Rare First Edition of this early collection of writings on Chess and according to Hooper and Whyld (318) its chief merit is that it contains the whole of Philidor.The book also includes Sir William James's poem 'Caissa' while the introductory portion is from Peter Pratt's Theory of Chess. François-André Danican Philidor (1726-1795), was regarded as the best chess player of his age; his book Analyse du jeu des Échecs was a standard chess manual for at least a century,and is regarded as the most influential book on the modern game. A well-known opening and checkmate method are both named after him. Small repaired chip to headpiece. Some very sporadic offset, else a remarkably crisp and bright Fine copy of the exquisitely rare First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Noms des Volontaires Embarqués sur la Goélette Les Deux Amis, expédiée Sous Pavillon Parlementaire pour Kingston, Isle de la Jamaïque.

      Port au Prince, 6 thermidor, an 11ème, 1803. 1803 - 1 f. in-folio (317 x 220 mm.) manuscrit à l&#146;encre brune, sur papier bleu. (Légères marques de plis et traces de rousseurs). Document manuscrit de l&#146;administration maritime française signé par Lavalette, commandant français stationné à Port au Prince, et daté de l&#146;été 1803, quelques mois avant la reddition le 3 octobre de ce militaire, devant les forces de Pétion et Dessalines. Le document donne la liste de 19 volontaires chargés de défendre la goélette des Deux Amis, envoyée à Kingston à la Jamaïque, alors sous domination anglaise. « Volontaires : La Caze, Foutine, Digneron, Cosson, Lepeintre, Manègre, Conte, Cornet, Bareau, Moreau, Derance, Serres, René, Martin, Bortribord, Boyer, Loche, Dumbard Père, Dumbard Fils. Ces volontaires sont chacun armés d&#146;un fusil, et n&#146;ont été embarqués que pour défendre la goélette des Deux Amis, contre les attaques des barges des brigands, qui infestent les côtes de l&#146;Isle de St Domingue & qui ne respectent aucun pavillon. Etat de l&#146;armement de la goélette pour se défendre contre les barges des brigands : quatre canons de 4, vingt fusils de bord pour l&#146;équipage, 50 gargousses de 4, 50 battes à mitrailles, 600 cartouches, 50 pierres à fusils. Belvue, domestique. Port au Prince, le 6 thermidor au 11e, Le Général de brigade, commandant la division de l&#146;Artibonite, J. Lavalette. » Ceux qui sont alors désignés comme les « brigands » sont les indépendantistes haïtiens, d&#146;abord menés par Toussaint Louverture (1743-1803), puis par ses deux principaux lieutenants, Pétion et Dessalines. La révolution française est à l&#146;origine d&#146;un soulèvement à Saint-Domingue, d&#146;abord celui des libres de couleurs, qui est violemment réprimé, puis des esclaves. Des commissaires sont envoyés de France pour régler la situation, mais les colons s&#146;allient pour les renverser, et les envoyés républicains sont contraints de se tourner vers les esclaves auxquels ils promettent la liberté s&#146;ils se battent pour la République. Les Espagnols et les Anglais profitent de la situation pour attaquer et occupent à la fin de l&#146;été 1793 de nombreux ports et la plus grande partie du pays. Les commissaires républicains proclament donc l&#146;abolition de l&#146;esclavage dans le nord de l&#146;île en août, décision qui est approuvée à Paris en février de l&#146;année suivante. Cette décision amène Toussaint Louverture, qui jusqu&#146;alors se battait aux côtés des Espagnols, à reconsidérer sa position, et en mai 1794, il rejoint les forces françaises. Au cours des quatre années suivantes, il parvient à chasser les Espagnols et les Anglais, il est nommé lieutenant-général de Saint-Domingue en 1796, et c&#146;est à lui que les Anglais finissent par abandonner l&#146;île en août 1798. Durant cette période, il confirme l&#146;émancipation des esclaves, et quand il met fin à l&#146;opposition d&#146;André Rigaud en 1800, il s&#146;est rendu maître de l&#146;île. Il promulgue l&#146;année suivante une constitution autonomiste qui lui donne les pleins pouvoirs à vie, ce qui n&#146;est pas du tout du goût du gouvernement français, et Napoléon Bonaparte, premier consul, qui rétablit l&#146;esclavage en 1802 (Loi du 20 mai), profite d&#146;une trêve avec l&#146;Angleterre pour envoyer le général Leclerc, ainsi que Latouche Tréville à la tête d&#146;une escadre de 30 000 hommes à Saint-Domingue pour en reprendre possession. Après de très rudes combats, les principaux lieutenants de Toussaint se rendent aux Français et Louverture lui-même accepte sa reddition en mai 1802. Il est envoyé en France, et meurt en 1803 dans une prison jurassienne, mais si les Français contrôlent pendant un temps la situation à Saint-Domingue, Jean-Jacques Dessalines et Alexandre Pétion qui comprirent rapidement que le seul but des Français était le rétablissement de l&#146;esclavage reprennent les armes. La liste de volontaires est contemporaine de ces événements, et cette goélette des Deux Amis était peut-être chargée de missives diplomatiques pour connaître la position des Anglais. L&#146;armée des « indépendants », avance cependant, sans doute aidée par le fait que l&#146;armé

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        Lettre Autographe Signée de Corse du Sieur Benedetti.

      * 1803 - LAS du Sieur Benedetti (à priori le comte anobli par grâce) de Bastia en date du 17 Brumaire An XII (9 novembre 1803) au commissaire de la république Borron. Lettre concernant l'arrivée et le logement dans l'île de Corse d'une troupe de légionnaires d'honneur. La famille Benedetti est une des familles reconnues Nobles par le Conseil Supérieur de la Corse. Il s'agit peut-être de : Pasquale Antoniu (1763-1817) Membre du Conseil Supérieur de la Corse en 1790, et Procureur-syndic du district de Vicu sous le gouvernement Anglo-corse, de 1794 à 1796. ou Luiggi (1739-1808). En 1796, il est nommé, par les Anglais, Président provisoire de la municipalité de Bastia. Avec son conseil pro-Anglais, il doit se rendre aux Français. En 1803, il est membre résident et vice-président de la Société d&#146;Instruction Publique du Département du Golu. En 1804, il est le président du Tribunal Criminel du département du Golu. Lettre d'une page. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-12° (19x15). Dédicacé par l'auteur

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        DELPHINE - ÉDITION ORIGINALE FRANCAISE

      Maradan 1803 - A Paris, chez Maradan, an XI - 1803, 6 vols in-12°, [xxiv, 1-282,283-585pp.] , [1-290,291-525pp.] , [1-226,227-413, 1f. d'Errata, 23pp. (catalogue du libraire)]. Demi-basane havane, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et de filets et fleurons à froid ; bonnes coiffes et charnières ; les trois derniers volumes sont plus sombres et le dernier avec manque de cuir en tête du dos (trace d'incision et de brûlure) ; les plats ont des noircissures. Cet exemplaire a du échapper aux flammes de justesse. Malgré les défauts, la série reste agréable et donne même de l'âme, si tant est qu'elle en avait besoin, à cette oeuvre noire et condamnée. *=* "Ce roman, une des premières biographies féminines de la littérature française, a un triple intérêt, littéraire, historique et humain. A peine publié, il suscita des discussions, des polémiques et des commentaires. Il fut considérer en effet comme une oeuvre d'avant-garde, presque comme le manisfeste d'un mouvement préromantique ; l'auteur y affirmait ses nouveaux principes dans le domaine sentimental et littéraire : cette littérature personnelle et individuelle marquait un rapprochement entre l'art et la vie, offrait une méditation sur les grands problèmes, la violence des passions et le mystère du coeur humain. C'était le libéralisme transporté en littérature, l'aube du romantisme avec toutes ses innovations et ses défauts." (Dic. des oeuvres 1713). Vicaire VII, 650 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRE SUR LA COLONIE DE TOBAGO. EN 1803. AN XI [manuscript title].

      [Np, but probably Tobago]. 1803. - [68]pp. plus two folding manuscript plans. Approximately 14,500 words. Folio. Folded sheets, stitched together; stitching loose, some sheets loosely laid in. Spine chipped. Titlepage lightly soiled, some small chips and tears around the edges. Some light soiling and dampstaining to outer leaves, else clean and bright. Written on the right half of each page, with some additional notes or corrections on the left. Near fine. An important document, in French, detailing the functions of the island of Tobago, written by Louis-Maurice Le Rat De Magnitot (1757-1823), colonial prefect of Tobago and Saint-Domingue. Tobago changed hands many times during the 18th century, and the island was briefly in French possession again in 1802-3 before being captured by the British in June of 1803. In this document Magnitot summarizes the situation of the newly reclaimed island. The first four sections of his MEMOIRE deal with military matters. In the first section, "Troupes," he lists seventy-seven men garrisoned on Tobago, noting that the garrison is a varied blend of men. He includes details on discipline, causes of sickness and mortality among the men, and uniforms. The second section, "Artillerie," provides details of the number of guns and munitions at Tobago. The third section, "Fortifications," includes two plans of Man of War Bay, complete with soundings, observations, and important locations marked. This is followed by a section entitled "Marine," in which he details the condition of the ports and harbors. In the next four sections Magnitot gives details about the civil operations of the island: Laws, Police, Agriculture, and Commerce. The section on the law is very detailed, giving the organization of the courts, civil and criminal. The section on police is perhaps the most interesting, in which he gives not only information on keeping the public peace, but also on the public itself. Magnitot delineates, in several separate points, policing among the black populace, the conduct of masters toward slaves, and the condition of roads and the means of their maintenance. In the last of these points, he gives numbers on both the European and colored populace. The "population blanche" numbers no more than 600, while the "population noire" at the time of the assessment numbers 17,485. Breakdowns within each group are also given, dividing rural from urban and free from slave. In the seventh section, "Agriculture," Magnitot declares Tobago's agriculture to be flourishing. He lays out the reasons for that success before going into specific crop information detailing production of coffee, cotton, rum, and sugar. The final section, "Commerce," is the most extensive. It lays out details of Tobago's trade with France, reasons for variation on the flow of commerce, as well as discussing the cost of national trade versus trade with other nations. Clearly, the French administrators hoped Tobago would become a productive colony, but Napoleon's entire American strategy collapsed in 1803, with the loss of Saint-Domingue to the freed slaves, the sale of Louisiana, and the choking off of Caribbean commerce by the Royal Navy. First colonized by the Dutch in the early 17th century, over the next two hundred years Tobago changed hands thirty-three times among the Spanish, Dutch, English, and French, all of them rival colonists. In 1763, Tobago was ceded to Britain, captured by the French in 1781, and then recaptured by the British in 1793. In 1802, Trinidad was ceded to the British through the Treaty of Amiens, and Tobago returned to the French. Britain re- captured it in 1803 when the peace broke and the Napoleonic Wars resumed. At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1814, Britain gained formal possession of Tobago with the Treaty of Paris. A fascinating and detailed document illuminating this last brief period of French rule on the island of Tobago, a small part of Napoleon's strategy to build a French empire in America.

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        AN ESSAY ON THE PRINCIPLE OF POPULATION or, a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness; with an Inquiry into our Prospects Respecting the Future Removal or Mitigation of the Evils which it Occations. A New Edition, very much Enlarged.

      Printed for J. Johnson, by T. Bensley,, London: 1803 - Large 4to, pp. viii, [3]contents, [1]errata, 610. Bound in contemporary full calf, rebacked at an early time with the original spine laid down. Ownership signature on the endpaper of "N.W. Ridley Colborne" on the endpaper and "Horace W. Baddle 1859" on the top of the title page. Some light intermittant spotting and staining, but a nice clean copy with wide margins. Garrison-Morton 1693; Carpenter XXXII (2); Einaudi 3668; Goldsmiths&#146; 18640; Kress B.4701; Mattioli 2207, See Printing and the Mind of Man # 251. The great quarto edition of Malthus' masterpiece, a very important work in the field of economics and a source of Darwin's "idea of 'the struggle for existence'" (PMM) The Reverend[Thomas Robert Malthus FRS (1766 &#150; 1834) was a British scholar, influential in political economy and demography. He has become widely known for his theories concerning population, and its increase or decrease in response to various factors. The six editions of his Principles of Population, published from 1798 to 1826, observed that sooner or later population gets checked by famine, disease, and widespread mortality. The central idea is a simple one: that population expands geometrically while food production grows arithmetically. This edition, though being the second, may be considered as a new work, which Malthus himself also claimed; -it is thoroughly revised and much enlarged (nearly four times the length of the original essay, the title has been changed (the title of the first is merely: "An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future Improvement of Society with Remarks on the Speculation of Mr. Godwin, M. Condorcet, and Other Writers") He notes: "In the course of this inquiry, I found that much more had been done, than I had been aware of, when I first published the essay. The poverty and misery arising from a too rapid increase of population, had been distinctly seen, and the most violent remedies proposed, so long ago as the times of Plato and Aristotle. And of late years, the subject had been treated in such a manner, by some of the French economists, occasionally by Montesquieu, and, among our own writers, by Dr. Franklin, Sir James Steuart, Mr. Arthur Young, and Mr. Townsend, as to create a natural surprise, that it had not excited more of the publick attention" (Preface to the second edition, p. IV). "The "Essay" was highly influential in the progress of thought in the early nineteenth-century Europe. "Parson" Malthus, as Cobbett dubbed him, was for many, a monster and his views were often grossly misinterpreted. But his influence on social policy, whether for good or evil, was considerable. The Malthusian theory of population came at the right time to harden the existing feeling against the Poor Laws and Malthus was a leading spirit behind the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834." (PMM 251)

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        ELEMENTI DI ARCHITETTURA. CON I CINQUE ORDINI ILLUSTRTI E RIDOTTI A METODO FACILE.

      A Spese Remondini,, Bassano, 1803 - Andrea di Pitro della Gondola, dit Andrea Palladio, etait un architecte de la Renaissance italienne, ne a Padoue le 30 novembre 1508 & mort a Vicence le 19 aout 1580. Son ?uvre eut un impact considerable ? elle influence aujourd hui encore de nombreux architectes. Les Quatre Livres de l architecture furent edites en 1570 a Venise & comportaient des gravures sur bois realisees sous la direction de Palladio lui-meme. Cette meme annee, l?architecte succeda a Sansovino comme architecte en chef de la Serenissime. Il y construisit les eglises de San Giorgio Maggiore & du Redentore. VII pp. + 83 pp. + 28 planches. in-4, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De L'Esprit Des Lois

      Didot, Paris, Paris 1803 - "In many ways one of the most remarkable works of the Eighteenth Century" Printing and The Mind of Man 197 5 volumes marbled paper over boards, leather spine labels. Some wear head and heal of spines. All bindings strong. Volume one has some paper rubbed at front gutter, and boards a little gouged at edge. Stereotype, Paris, 1803. A whole gallery of photos available for this item for the asking.Hans Schaffer most likely the German economist and Weimar Republic official. Among many other titles, this book was purchased from a relative of Heinrich Bruning, the last Chancellor of the Weimar Republic. LAW. In French. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 34]. VI Variations pour le pianoforte composées et dédiées A Madame la Princesse Odeschalchi [!Odescalchi] née Comtesse de Keglevics... Oeuv. 34

      Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 137]. [1803]. Oblong folio. Disbound. Sewn. 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "12 Ggr." Annotations, mostly to dynamics, in pencil in an unknown hand.& & Some foxing and soiling; minimal wear to edges. . First Edition. Kinsky p. 85-87. Hoboken 2, 190.

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        A VOYAGE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN AND TO BENGAL, Undertaken in the Years 1789 and 1790: CIBTAUBUBG AB ACCIYBT IF THE SECHELLES ISLAND AND TRINCOMALE; The Character and Arts of the people of India; WITH SOME REMARKABLE RELIGIOUS RITES OF THE INHABITANTS OF BENGAL. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A VOYAGE IN THE RED SEA; INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF MOCHA, AND THE TRADE OF THE ARABS OF YEMEN; WITH SOME PARTICULARS OF THEIR MANNERS, CUSTOMS, etc. (Two Volumes)

      London: Printed for G. and J. Robinson 1803 - FIRST EDITION: Two volumes, vol.1 271pp. Vol.2 303pp. Rebound in full calf binding, gold gilt lettering to spine with new blank end papers with marbled end papers. Some foxing to pages. Two fold outs (see photo's) with four additional plates. First English translation, translated from the French by L. De Grandpre, an officer in the French Army. A very nice, well preserved and nicely rebound in full calf bindings. *** WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. *** WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 35 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 34]. VI Variations pour le pianoforte composees et dediees A Madame la Princesse Odeschalchi [!Odescalchi] nee Comtesse de Keglevics... Oeuv. 34.

      Leipsic Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 137] [1803]. Oblong folio. Disbound. Sewn. 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "12 Ggr." Annotations, mostly to dynamics, in pencil in an unknown hand. Some foxing and soiling; minimal wear to edges.. First Edition. Kinsky p. 85-87. Hoboken 2, 190.

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        The History of England, complete in 16 volumes: From The Invasion of Julius Caesar to The Revolution in 1688, Hume, 10 volumes --PLUS-- From The Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George II, Smollett, 6 volumes

      London: Wallis / Scholey. 1803, 1810-11. later editions. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete in 16 volumes. 10 volumes by Hume, published 1803, plus Smollett&#39;s 6 volume continuation, published 1810-11. Later editions. Hardcover 8vos., uniformly bound by Blackwell in 3/4 cherry morocco with marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles and design, teg. All volumes profusely illustrated with tissue-covered copper and wood engravings. Very Good overall. Light wear to the raised bands and tips of the leather bindings; the leather and hinges are bright, fresh and intact. Occasional foxing throughout, but mostly constrained to the margins and blank sides of the plates. Bookplate of the former owner, R. Percy Alden, on the front pastedown of each volume. A thoroughly attractive and readable set. 16 volumes. Due to the number of volumes in this lot extra postage may be required. Digital images available upon request.

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        Fine large original drawing by an anonymous artist

      [?Paris]. Identified at upper right in contemporary manuscript: "Spontini." ?1803- 1815. Executed in black and white crayon on dark tan paper. 522 x 416 mm. A very accomplished drawing, very likely done from life. Slightly worn; small area of paper reinforcement to lower right corner of verso.. Spontini, who moved to Paris at the end of 1802, came under the patronage of the Empress Josephine as of 1805. His opera, La Vestale, had its first performance on December 15, 1807, by which time the composer was regarded as one of the leading composers in Paris. It is quite likely that the present portrait dates from this period, supported by the apparent age of the subject.

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        [Op. 30 nos. 1-2 of 3 only]. Trois Sonates pour le Piano-forte avec l'accompagnement d'un Violon; Composees et dediees a Sa Majeste Alexandre I Empereur de toutes les Russies... Oeuvre XXX. [Nos. 1-2]. [Parts]

      Bonn N. Simrock [PN] 339 [1803]. Folio. Disbound. No. 1: 1 (title), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp.; 6 pp. No. 2: [i] (title), 16-38; pp. [7]-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Prices amended in manuscript to "3 fr. 25 cent." No. 1: Former owner's signature in ink, "Weber," to upper outer corner of title with "C 423a" (?shelfmark) at lower left; correction in red crayon to p. 3 of violin part; cue notes from violin part occasionally added to piano part in pencil in an unknown hand. No. 2: Slightly worn; occasional staining; fingering in pencil in an unknown hand to first two movements of violin part; annotation (?shelfmark) to lower left corner of title; title of piano part with edge tears; old repairs to outer leaves of piano part; minor imperfections. Trimmed, with occasional loss to annotations; handwritten headers added in pencil to first pages of violin parts: "Beethoven Op. 30 Nro. 1"; "Op. 30 Nro 2.". Published in the same year as the first edition. Kinsky p. 76. Not in Hoboken.

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