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        Catalogus van een uitmuntende Verzameling Fraaie Schilderyen, Meest door Nederlandsche en andere Meesters. Welke alle zullen Verkogt worden ten huize van de Hr. en Mr. L. H. De Haze Bomme, op de Vlasmarkt te Middelburg in Zeeland: op den 15 December 1803, door den Konstkooper Willem la Cable [sic: Cabbe], Alwaar deze Catalogus te bekomen is

      S. van Benthem, Boekverkooper, in den Kortendelft, Middelburg 1803 - 8vo; [2], 10 pp. 63 lots, unpriced. Recent sympathetic wrappers. Tear to gutter margin of last leaf, fore edge uncut. This rare sale catalogue lists a number of significant Dutch and Flemish paintings by such masters as Pieter de Bloot, van der Laan, Isaac van Ostade, Jan Huchtenburg, Jan Horemans, Pieter Nollekens, Cornelis Troost, Dirck Hals, and Aelbert Cuyp, and even David Teniers the Elder. The catalogue, although now unfindable, was certainly important to Hofstende de Groot who cited it no less than twenty times. OCLC cites only the RKD database, which references a microfilm of the Rijksmuseum copy. Lugt 6721. Ours is the only copy currently on the market. Very good antiquarian condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LETTRE SUR LE ROBINIER, connu sous le nom impropre de faux acacia; avec plusieurs pieces relatives a la culture et aux usages de cet arbre... [with] LETTRE AU C. FRANCOIS (de Neufchateau)...par F. C. Medicus. Two books in one volume.

      Paris: Meurant, 1803. [iv], 314 pages, [i] page of erratum. Original quarter leather binding with small tear to top of spine near hinge, and minor shelfwear. Tan leather spine; blue gilt-lettered spine label; blue paper-covered boards. Illustrated with an engraved frontis. Complete with half title page, engraving and errata leaf. Bookplate neatly on front paste-down endpaper. Small ink stain below engraving, owner's name neatly on half-title page, small loss to margin of errata leaf, and a few spots of staining in text. Bound with another work by Medicus; full title "Lettre au C. Francois (du Neufchateau), Membre du Senat Conservateur, de l'Institut national de de la Societe d'Agriculture du Departement de la Seine, etc. Sur le Robinier; par F. C. Medicus: Traduit de l'allemand. Pour faire suite a l'ouvrage intitule: Lettre sur le Robinier, etc. par le Cit. Francois (de Neufchateau)." Published by A.-J. Marchant, Paris, 1804: 1st edition. 36 pages of text including 5 pages of publisher's advertisement. Meaures 17 cm (height) or almost 6.75 inches. Text is in French.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Rapport fait à la classe des sciences mathématiques et physiques de l'Institut national, sur diverses inventions de Jean-Pierre Droz, relatives à l'art du monnoyage.

      Paris, Baudouin, 1803. ____ Description des machines et procédés inventés pour la fabrication des pièces de monnaie par Jean-Pierre Droz (1746-1823). Ce talentueux graveur de monnaies et médailles, d'origine Suisse, a été directeur de la Monnaie sous le Directoire et l'Empire. Illustré par 4 grandes planches dépliantes montrant les machines inventées par Droz. Ce rapport élogieux est signé de Prony, Desmarest, Périer, Charles et Berthoud. *****. In-4. [263 x 205 mm] Collation : (4), 59, (1) pp., 4 pl. dépl. Demi-toile bleue. (Reliure du XIXe.).

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        History of the British Expedition to Egypt; To Which is subjoined a Sketch of the Present State of that Country and its Means of Defense

      London: T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, 1803. The Second edition, with half-title. Engraved portrait of Sir Ralph Abercromby by Meyer after I. Hoppner, R.A., 3 fold-out maps, Map of Western Branch of Nile (Cairo to Rosetta, with a small part handcolored); Map Plan of the Action of the 21st of March fought near Alexandria (units handcolored); A Plan of the Investment of Cairo (parts handcolored), 2 folding charts. xxi, 387, [1]pp. C. Roworth, Printer, Bell Yard, Fleet Street. 1 vols. 4to (11 x 8-7/8 inches). Original boards, new paper spine and new endpapers, uncut, with label on front cover "Mr. Lewis/125 Fleet St/ London" in contemporary hand. The Second edition, with half-title. Engraved portrait of Sir Ralph Abercromby by Meyer after I. Hoppner, R.A., 3 fold-out maps, Map of Western Branch of Nile (Cairo to Rosetta, with a small part handcolored); Map Plan of the Action of the 21st of March fought near Alexandria (units handcolored); A Plan of the Investment of Cairo (parts handcolored), 2 folding charts. xxi, 387, [1]pp. C. Roworth, Printer, Bell Yard, Fleet Street. 1 vols. 4to (11 x 8-7/8 inches). IN THE ORIGINAL BOARDS. Atabey: "Wilson took part in many of the Napoleonic campaigns and later served as Govenor of Gibraltar..." Atabey 1340; Blackmer 1819 (First Edition)

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        [K257, arr.]. Messe á 4 Voix avec accompagnement de 2 Violons et Basse, 2 Hautbois, 2 Trompettes, Timbales et Orgue... No. II. Partition.

      Leipsic: Breitkopf et Härtel [without PN], [1803]. Oblong folio. Original light green printed wrappers with titling, "Oeuvres de Mozart. Messe No. II en Partition." [1] (title), 2-74 pp. Typeset. Text in Latin and German (except Kyrie, which is in Greek only). Early annotation, "Nro 188 pag. 53." in ink to head of title; 2 circular ink stamps flanking "No. II" of title. Ex-libris the noted Viennese collector Professor Josef Zehtgruber (1935-2001), with his distinctive small decorative handstamp to upper right corner of title. Wrappers slightly worn; browned at edges; spined frayed, with minor loss. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed; light dampstaining to lower outer margin; occasional additional stains. First Edition. Haberkamp I, p. 111. Köchel 6, p. 268 (Credo erroneously described as lacking; as is the case with the Benedictus, it is only "verstümmelt" [mutilated]). Hoboken 12, 718. Hirsch IV, 988. RISM M7369. Part of Breitkopf & Härtel's early "complete" edition. The work is originally a "Credo mass," i.e., the word "credo" is repeated in various places of the creed, like a refrain. The church condemned this practice as unliturgical, banning the music from performance. In the present edition, the movement has been altered (partially cut, partially rewritten) to eliminate the repetitions of the word. The Benedictus has a major cut in the middle (four new measures replacing mm. 28-62). The annotation in ink refers to the page where the Benedictus is "mutilated."

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        The History of the Wars which arose out of the French Revolution: to which are prefixed, a review of the causes of that event.

      London: Richard Phillips, 1803 - 2 volumes, quarto (272 x 211 mm). Mid-nineteenth century calf, richly gilt spines, tawny and black twin labels, two-line gilt border on sides, red speckled edges. Spines lightly sunned, volume II with band of fading at top of back cover, a few slight scrapes and abrasions, scattered foxing. A very good set. 4 folding maps ("The frontiers of France, Germany, and Holland", "The seat of war in Swabia, Bavaria and Switzerland", "The northern part of Italy, with part of Switzerland, and the Tyrol", "Seat of war in Lower Egypt"). First edition, thinly represented in British and Irish institutional libraries: Copac locates only five copies (BL, Oxford, Cambridge, Guildhall, National Trust). Stephens (1757–1821) was a prolific biographer, whose most highly regarded work was his Memoirs of John Horne Tooke (1813), considered in the nineteenth century as "the best life of Tooke available. [and] despite his having very marked whiggish views, his biographies were considered fair and important" (ODNB). The maps are engraved by Samuel John Neele, who worked for Faden, Cary and the Ordnance Survey amongst others, and established a high reputation for engraving. A stylishly bound set, from the library of the Earls of Cawdor - with their gilt arms within a gothic roundel at the centre of each cover - probably acquired by John Campbell, first earl (1790-1860); also with a pencilled note: "From Picton Castle Library". Lowndes IX pp. 2509-10. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Augustha et Marcély ou le spectre bienfaisant.

      Paris, Bordet, Rilliot, an XI, (1803). ____ Très rare roman "gothique" avec disparition d'enfant, crimes, incarcération dans les oubliettes d'un château, etc... Illustré par un frontispice gravé. J. A. Gardy, de Montpellier, est l'auteur de plusieurs ouvrages dans la même veine : "Robert de Moldar, chef de brigands, ou le mystère d'iniquité"; "Robert chef de brigands, suivi de : Ruses et escroqueries et du Château de Moray" et de nombreuses pièces de théâtre. Un seul autre exemplaire recensé au Ccfr et au WorldCat, à la BNF. *****. In-12. Collation : frontispice, (6), 169 pp. Cartonnage rouge, dos orné de filets dorés. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Nouvelle Édition de la Méthode de Basson...; Cette Méthode contient les Principes détaillés pour l'Etude du Basson, des Exercices dans tous les tons, avec Accompagnement de Basse, 12 Sonates d'une difficulté progressive, Trente Gammes variés et 42 Caprices, Elle est augmentée et précédée des Principes de la Musiques, Elle renfermes, aussi la maniére de conserver l'Instrument et les moyens de faire les Anches... Gravé sur étain fin

      Paris: V. Dufaut, [1803]. Folio. Vellum-backed marbled boards. 1f. (title), 1-14 pp. text ("Principes Elementaires de la Musique," "Méthode de Basson"), pp. 15-146 printed music, 147-149 text, [i] (blank). Engraved throughout. With one folding plate ("Tablature du Basson") including two illustrations of the bassoon and additional illustrations accompanying textual commentary at conclusion. Engraved throughout. Small oval handstamp to foot of title. Binding quite worn, rubbed and bumped; lacking front pastedown endpaper; front free endpaper torn. Slightly worn, foxed and soiled; inner margin of title dampstained; small edge tears to title; short tear to blank margin of folding plate repaired; stab holes to blank inner margins of first signatures; some creasing; other minor defects. Quite a good, wide-margined copy in original state. Very rare. Not in OCLC. "Ozi's influence as a performer, teacher, and composer of bassoon literature was international in scope. His music and Méthodes (written for a six- and seven-keyed bassoon) are the most comprehensive and informative source of instructions on bassoon performance of the late 18th century. As late as 1838 Schilling observed that his 1803 Méthode 'was not only the first complete manual for learning to play the bassoon in France, but in most other countries as well'. The 20 pages devoted to embellishment and extempore variation have been cited as an important source dealing with late 18th-century improvisatory practices. His musical examples were used by Almenraeder as points of departure for improving the key mechanism of the bassoon. At least three of his concertos were published in Germany as well as France and editions of the Méthodes, sonatas and caprices continued to be published in Germany, France and Italy throughout the 19th century. Although his concertos and symphonies concertantes were intended for his own performance, they contain passages of virtuosic brilliance that contributed much to the development of the bassoon as a solo instrument during this time. As a soloist Ozi expanded the expressive as well as the technical capacity of the bassoon. It was observed that the bassoon took on 'in his hands, a life, a soul, and an expressive character' that was previously unattainable on the instrument. According to contemporaries, he was 'le meilleur basson de son temps'." Harold E. Griswold in Grove online.

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        BILDERBUCH FUR KINDER. Porte-Feuille des Enfans. Zweyter Band. Volume Second.

      Weimar: Verlage des Industries - Comptoirs, 1803. [2] leaves, followed by 100 hand-colored plates interspersed wth 100 double sided leaves, followed by three leaves of index. Each leaf of text is German on one side and French on the other. Several of the plates have been marked in pencil by children, some of the plates are lightly creased, foxed, soiled and/or stained, remaining intact and attractive. Original leather spine with vellum spine label, and marbled paper-covered boards; lightly worn. The text is moderately foxed, with minor staining at the edges. Ex-libris with a small institutional stamp on the front endpaper and title page. The 2nd volume only of a total of 7 that were published. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        An inquiry into the Colonial Policy of the European Powers.

      Edinburgh: E. Balfour, Manners & Miller, 1803. Two volumes octavo, bound without half-titles; half red morocco by Sangorski. Remarkably detailed survey of colonial policy on the eve of the Napoleonic Wars. 'The larger portion of this scarce work relates to America, and is said to have been written before the author was of age. It contains a resumé of the policy of the Spanish, English, French, and Colonial Governments.'. Some scattered foxing, but a nice set.

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        The Wonderful and Scientific Museum: or, Magazine of remarkable characters; including all the curiosities of nature and art, from the remotest period to the present time, drawn from every authentic source. 4 vols.

      R. S. Kirby. 1803/1804/1805/1813 Fronts, plates & illus; some offsetting to front., vol. IV, occasional browning & foxing. Uniformly bound in contemp. half calf, red morocco labels; sl. chip to head of vol. I, hinges a little rubbed. Wilson Bookseller's ticket on leading pastedown, vol. I. Overall a very nice set.The first four of six volumes published between 1803 and 1820. Volume II is entitled Kirby's Wonderful and Scientific Museum; volumes III-IV are Kirby's Wonderful and Eccentric Museum. Copac records only six complete sets with a further three incomplete runs. Volume IV includes a plate index for the first four parts. A miscellany of the different, or, 'that which is truly curious, positively, or relatively wonderful'.

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        Précis succinct des principaux phénomènes du galvanisme, suivi de la traduction d'un Commentaire de J. Aldini, sur un mémoire de Galvani, ayant pour titre : des forces de l'électricité dans le mouvement musculaire [...] : et de l'extrait d'un ouvrage de V

      Paris, Delaplace et Goujon, 1803. 1803, 1803, in-8, de (4), VIII, 52, 32 et (8) pages, puis 16 pages des Livres d'éducation, de Sciences et d'arts de la librairie Delaplace, exemplaire broché tel que paru , sous emboitage moderne, Première édition française, rare, du Commentaire d'Aldini sur le De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari de son oncle Galvani qui parut en latin en 1792 au sein de la seconde édition du De viribus electricitatis publié par Aldini lui-même. "Aldini added notes and a commentary to the second édition of Galvani's important De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari (1792). An ardent partisan of his uncle's cause, he followed this supplement with De animale electricitate, dissertatione duae (1794)" (DSB, I, p. 107). En réaction au silence de Galvani durant la polémique sur la détermination de la véritable nature de l'électricité animale qui l'opposa à Volta, Aldini se fit le champion de la cause galvanique, à tel point que Volta s'adresse souvent directement à lui, plutôt qu'à Galvani. En 1794, il collabora, toujours avec son oncle, à la rédaction de l'anonyme "Dell'uso e dell'attivita dell'arco conduttore" qui contient la description d'un expérience cruciale : la contraction du genou d'une grenouille disséqué sans l'utilisation de métaux, ce qui établissait pour la première fois l'existence de forces électriques au sein des tissus vivants. En somme, un moment important dans la théorie physiologique de ce qu'on nommait autrefois "l'électricité animale", aujourd'hui l'électrophysiologie. Exemplaire mal relié, mais bien complet et au plus proche de sa condition d'origine

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        Leben des Benvenuto Cellini

      1803 - Leben des Benvenuto Cellini Florentinischen Goldschmieds und Bildhauers von ihm selbst geschrieben. übersezt und mit einem Anhange herausgegeben von Goethe [Göthe]. "1. Theil" u. "Zweyter Theil". 2 Bände. - Tübingen : Cotta, 1803. - 1 Bl., 316 S., 4 Bl. ; 334 S. 20 x 23 cm. Graubraune Leinenbände d. Zt. (beschabt, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Rücken teils angeplatzt) /Seiten schwach gebräunt, durchgehend stockfleckig, mitunter fingerfleckig/ - Mit einem gestochenen Porträt des italienischen Renaissance-Künstlers sowie gest. Titel im ersten Teil (jeweils unten etwas kleiner im Format). Die Ausgabe stammt aus dem Besitz des Dresdner Künstlers Richard Müller, mit dessen Adressstempel auf den Vorsätzen und handschriftl. Vermerk "Rich. Müller Dresden Königl. Kunstakademie .". Außerdem findet sich 3x der Eintrag "Lillian Sanderson Berlin" mit den Jahreszahlen 1890 und 1892. Die amerikanische Konzertsängerin und R. Müller lernten sich 1899 kennen und heirateten im April 1900. Vermutlich schenkte Sie ihm die beiden Bände. - Seltene, erste rechtmäßige und vollständige Einzelausgabe der Autobiographie Cellinis (1500 - 1571). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mönch am Fenster vor Zisterzienserabtei

      - Technik: Tusche über Bleistift auf Papier, Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert. Beschriftung: oben rechts monogrammiert: "AvB". Provenienz: Sammlung Artaria, Wien. Grösse: 28 x 20,7 cm (Darstellung). Zustand: Sehr guter Zustand. Beschreibung: Der 1803 in Rorschach am Bodensee geborene August von Bayer studierte zuerst Architektur unter Friedrich Weinbrenner, um sich später in München, Karlsruhe und Baden-Baden der Architekturmalerei zu widmen. Seine poetisch aufgefassten Ansichten von Kirchen, Klöstern und Kapellen haben große Anerkennung beim Hochadel gefunden. Zu dem Kreis seiner Bewunderer und Förderer gehörte unter anderem König Friedrich Wilhelm IV. und der König von Hannover, Ernst August I. Trotz der naturwissenschaftlichen Ausbildung neigt von Bayer in seinem malerischen Werk zu einer transzendentalen, zum Teil sogar religiösen Interpretation der Natur in der Tradition der Romantiker, allen voran Caspar David Friedrichs. Ein schwerer Vorhang wurde aufgezogen um den Blick aus dem Fenster frei zu geben. Ein Mönch steht davor mit dem Rücken zum Betrachter. Wir sehen lediglich einen Teil seines Profils, genug, um seine volle Vertiefung in das Gesehene zu bemerken. Die kargen Mauern des Klosters und die Idylle der hügeligen Landschaft am See bilden zwei Parallelwelten. Während der Innenraum die Begrenztheit des irdischen Daseins symbolisiert, verspricht die Landschaft draußen das ewige Leben. Die Kirche am Ufer ist dessen Garant. Die kleinen Segelboote sind Zeichen der Lebensfahrt: Unter dem Schutz Christi, des Steuermannes, werden die Gläubigen sicher an den Ort ihrer Bestimmung gelangen. Das Fenster ist hier, ähnlich wie bei Friedrich und vielen anderen Künstlern des 19. Jahrhunderts, ein Symbol der Sehnsucht. Während aber die Romantiker Sehnsucht für einen vollkommenen Zustand erklärten und keine Erfüllung erwarteten, ist das Fenster bei von Bayer der Ausdruck von unerschütterlicher Hoffnung auf die himmlische Seligkeit.

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        LETTRE SUR LE ROBINIER, connu sous le nom impropre de faux acacia; avec plusieurs pieces relatives a la culture et aux usages de cet arbre. [with] LETTRE AU C. FRANCOIS (de Neufchateau).par F. C. Medicus. Two books in one volume.

      Meurant, Paris 1803 - [iv], 314 pages, [i] page of erratum. Original quarter leather binding with small tear to top of spine near hinge, and minor shelfwear. Tan leather spine; blue gilt-lettered spine label; blue paper-covered boards. Illustrated with an engraved frontis. Complete with half title page, engraving and errata leaf. Bookplate neatly on front paste-down endpaper. Small ink stain below engraving, owner's name neatly on half-title page, small loss to margin of errata leaf, and a few spots of staining in text. Bound with another work by Medicus; full title "Lettre au C. Francois (du Neufchateau), Membre du Senat Conservateur, de l'Institut national de de la Societe d'Agriculture du Departement de la Seine, etc. Sur le Robinier; par F. C. Medicus: Traduit de l'allemand. Pour faire suite a l'ouvrage intitule: Lettre sur le Robinier, etc. par le Cit. Francois (de Neufchateau)." Published by A.-J. Marchant, Paris, 1804: 1st edition. 36 pages of text including 5 pages of publisher's advertisement. Meaures 17 cm (height) or almost 6.75 inches. Text is in French. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan SUB TITLE: From the Year MDCCXLV. To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Establishments Made by Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan

      BOOKPLATE OF KEANE FITZGERALD ON THE SET(KEANE FITZGERALD WAS THE AUTHOR OF THE FOLLOWING BOOK: A LETTER TO THE DIRECTORS OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY, 1777)VOLUMES: Vol. 1: 365 pagesand Vol. 2 in 2 parts: 366 to 769 pagesPLACE: LondonYEAR: 1803BINDING: Sumptuously bound in full calf, marbled edges, marbled end papers NO.OF PAGES: Including 36 engraved maps plans and plates most foldingSIZE:Height: 27.5 cmWidth: 22 cmDepth: 3.7 cmA contemporary view praised Orme's work, saying it "occupies so vast a field that every future of modern India must unavoidably trench in a greater or less degree upon his premises" (Lowndes, 1731-32). It "is a contemporary memoir, for Orme was in India in the [East India Company's] service during practically the whole time of which he wrote. It is a record of noble deeds written with picturesque details, and in dignified and natural language appropriateto its subject. Its accuracy in all important matters is unquestionable" (Cambridge History of English and American Literature, XII &15). "Macaulay has praised Orme's history as one of the most authentic and finely written in our language" (DNB). First published 1775-78.

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        Ueberfahrt zum Schreckenstein" Lithographie 1861. Im Stein bezeichnet, datiert und monogrammiert. Am Rand unter der Darstellung "Gemalt v. L. Richter, Lith. Anstalt von J.G. Bach Leipzig. Verlag der Arnoldschen Buchhandlung i. Leipzig". 37,5 x 48,5 cm.

      Sauberes, makelloses und breitrandiges Exemplar. Ludwig Richters (1803 -1884) war ein bedeutender Grafiker, Maler und Zeichner der Romantik und des Biedermeier in Dresden. Werkverzeichnis des graphischen Werkes Hoff/Budde Nr. 3244. Das Blatt ist in guter Erhaltung.

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        L'alphabet raisonné, ou, explication de la figure des lettres. Ouvrage orné de figures en bois, avec plus de cinquante caractères anciens, étrangers, ou de nouvelle invention, gravés sur acier, et une planche en taille-douce contenant la collection des unes et des autres.

      Paris, Maradan, 1803. ____ Première édition. Pour cet auteur, la forme des caractères alphabétiques ne sont pas l'ouvrage du hasard, "mais le fruit de la réflexion, qui en avait artistement combiné les traits." Son ouvrage forme un "Traité complet des lettres". Il les étudie en accord avec leurs sons : voyelles , labiales, linguales, dentales, palatales, nazales, sifflantes, chuintantes, gutturales... L'ouvrage comporte aussi des développements sur l'opinion des Anciens et des Modernes sur la forme des lettres, sur la grammaire, l'orthographe, les caractères universels, les ventriloques... Jean Marie Moussaud (1742 - 1824) a été professeur au collège de la Rochelle. Illustré par une jolie planche dépliante gravée sur cuivre. Quelques épidermures sur les plats. Bon exemplaire. *****. 2 tomes en un vol. in-8. Collation : XXXII, 405, (1) / (4), 419, (1) pp., 1 planche.

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        Sammelband of 5 works of "ANA"]. Angotiana. BOUND WITH: Facetiana. BOUND WITH: Rousseliana. BOUND WITH: Carnavaliana et Caremiana. BOUND WITH: Paysaniana

      Barba, Delaunay, Cavanagh, Les Marchands de Nouveautes, & Tiger 1803-1824, Paris - 16mo., together 5 works in one volume: 144 pp + 179 pp + 160 pp +122 pp + 108 pp., each work accompanied by an engraved frontispiece of which 2 are hand-colored (some fraying along outer edges). Bound in contemporary French half basane over marbled boards, a little worn but suitable for exhibition and study. Highly curious Sammelband of five "Ana," an important genre of late-18th and early 19th century French literature, today little known and under-appreciated by academics. At that time, EVERYONE read Ana, even the critics who excoriated these fugitive pieces of literary ephemera while secretly delighting in their unabashed "bad taste." Concerning Ana, Mornet correctly states: "One misunderstands the history of French thought in the 18th-century if one confines it to the history of strictly literary genres [.] In the provinces especially, far from the theater, the opera, and the fashionable salons, when one ceases to be ignorant and indifferent." Mornet judges that the genre of Ana is particularly responsible for assembling useless fragments of knowledge without a greater plan. He qualifies Ana as "crumbs of science," "empty and puerile curiosities," "and chatter." Modern academics ignore Ana at their peril. Once ubiquitous, many of them are now very scarce as they were read and reread by audiences all over French and soon discarded. Ana serve to inform us about French language and culture (high and low) in the broadest possible way. A very balanced account of the history and significance of Ana is given by Jennifer Tsein, The Bad Taste of Others: Judging Literary Value in Eighteenth-Century France (2012) pp. 173-174, with references to Daniel Mornet's Histoire De La Clarte Francaise (1929). CONTENTS OF THE COLLECTION: 1). Angotiana ou suite de calembours comme s'il en pleuvait. Contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse, sa naissance, sa vie, sa mort en 50 couplets. Avec le portrait de Corsse dans madame Angot. Septième édition. Paris, 1803. 2). [Armand Raguenau de la Chaînaye]. Facetiana, précédé de l'origine de Mlle d'Alambic, épouse d'Esprit-Pointu, et orné de son portrait en taille d'ours. Avec les bons mots de Marianne, par Anagrame Dauneur (sic). Paris, 1817. 3). Rousseliana, ou recueil de tous les bons mots, vers, calembourgs, lazzis et facéties des Cadet-Roussel, où l'on a réuni toutes les additions de Monsieur Brunet, qui ne se trouvent pas dans les pièces imprimées. Avec sa permission et la tragédie de Matapan, ou les assassinats de l'amour. Par Anagrame Dauneur. Paris, n.d. 4). Carnavaliana et Caremiana , ou Variétés sur le carême et le carnaval, bons mais, anecdotes plaisantes, chansons, etc‘. A Baochopolis. Paris, n.d. (ca. 1811) "Ce n’est pas un chef-d'oeuvre" (!) according to Adrien-Jean-Quentin Beuchot, Répertoire de bibliographies spéciales, curieuses et instructives (Paris, 1811) where he describes the work as appearing "only a few days ago" (p. 7). 5. Paysaniana, ou Recueil d'anecdotes, bons mots, plaisanteries, sarcasmes, réparties ingénieuses, traits de naïveté, de finesse, d'ingénuité et de malice des paysans, entremêlé de chansons villageoises, et terminé par l'oraison funèbre d'un paysan; par un Campagnard. Paris, n.d. REFERENCES: Aude, Bibliographie des Ana) pp. 7, 40, 92, 25 et 80. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mathematisches Wörterbuch oder Erklärung der Begriffe, Lehrsätze, Aufgaben und Methoden der Mathematik mit den nöthigen Beweisen und literarischen Nachrichten begleitet in alphabetischer Ordnung angefangen von Georg Simon Klügel, fortgesetzt von Carl Bran

      im Schwickertschen Verlage, Leipzig 1803 - 7 Bände (5 Bände plus 2 Supplement-Bände (komplett), 1803-1836. Erste Abtheilung: Die reine Mathematik. Erster Theil von A-D. / Zweyther Theil von E-I / Dritter Theil von K bis P / Vierter Theil von Q bis S / Fünfter Theil T bis Z / Supplement A-D / Suppl Halblederbände der Zeit, marmorierter Rundumschnitt Ex Libris verso vord. B.deckelEinbände berieben und etwas bestoßen, jeweils am oberen Kapital verstärkt, sonst sehr gut erhalten, alle 45 Falttafeln sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tragedie di Vittorio Alfieri da Asti.* 5 [6] Bände in 3 Bänden*

      Parigi Presso Gio. Claudio Molini, 1803 - ca.1400 Seiten Drei hübsche Halbpergamentbändchen mit rotem, goldgeprägten Rückenschild und interessanter Provenienz.- Äusserst selten.- Kanten stark bestoßen, Einbände berieben, Fleckchen, Rücken z.T. angeplatzt/mit Pergamentfehlstellen.- Besitzeinträge von alter Hand /Stempel (Lenzini und Virgili Peruzzi).- Altersfleckchen, sonst recht gut.- Der erste Band enthält: Tomo Primo ([viii],225 (3) Seiten); Tomo Secondo ([iv],292 (1) Seiten).- Der zweite Band enthält: Tomo Terzo ([iv],260 (1) Seiten); Tomo Quarto ([iv],214 (1) Seiten).- Der dritte Band enthält: ohne Bandzählung: Saul.Tragedia ([iv],Seiten 219-366 (1) Seiten); Tomo Quinto ([iv],267(1) Seiten.- Provenienz: Aus der Bibliothek des Soziologen Kurt H. Wolff (dt.-jüd.Schüler von Karl Mannheim, Emigration, später an Adorkheimers Institut für Sozialforschung; u.a. machte er die amerikanische Soziologie mit den europäischen Soziologen Emile Durkheim und Georg Simmel bekannt, durchaus nicht ohne Folgen; sein eigenes literarisches Schaffen stand unter dem Einfluß von Carl Einstein und Gottfried Benn).- Im Italienischen Exil war Wolff 1933-1938, es folgten England und die USA. --[ Standort Wimregal . HAA-14093 m/' Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 825

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        Meine Lieblingsbilder/ Album Für Liebigbilder/ Liebig Bilderalbum Liebig- Bilder

      , - VOLLSTÄNDIG! KOLLATIONIERT! Alle Bilder sauber und UNBESCHÄDIGT! Solider gestalteter Leineneinband, Titelblatt, 1 doppelseitiges illustriertes Blatt für Musterbilder der Serien, 1 doppelseitiges "Verzeichnis der Serien"-Blatt. Inhalt 60 Serien, je à 6 Bilder (jedes Bild/Chromolithographie 10,5 x 7,2 cm), insgesamt 360 Bilder, LÜCKENLOS. 1. Ännchen von Tharau (unbetitelt!)/ 2. Ostergebräuche/ 3. Sindbad der Seefahrer/ 4. Johann Strauss/ 5. Verdi/ 6. Norwegische Fjordlandschaften/ 7. Italienische Seen/ 8. Parlamente/ 9. Die Butter/ 10. Onkel Toms Hütte/ 11. Delicatessen aus Meeren und Flüssen/ 12. Aus dem japanischen Leben/ 13. Das Thier in der Kunst/ 14. Bilder aus Rumänien/ 15. Gasthäuser/ 16. Schmertterlingsjagd/ 17. Jugendzeit/ 18. Bekannte Binnenseen/ 19. Bilder aus Serbien/ 20. Bilder aus Korea/ 21. Bilder aus Abessinien/ 22. Altertumssagen (unbetitelt)/ 23. Zeitenwechsel/ 24. Erntegebräuche/ 25. Tänze verschiedener Zeiten/ 26. Giftpflanzen/ 27. Giftschlangen/ 28. Physikalische Spielereien/ 29. Buchstaben "Liebig" (unbetitelt)/ 30. Farben/ 31. Farben des Regenbogens/ 32. Geschichte des Weihnachtsbaumes/ 33. Genrebilder/ 34. Drachenabenteuer/ 35. Silhouetten/ 36. Pfingstgebräuche/ 37. Deutsche Schlösser (unbetitelt)/ 38. Volkslieder/ 39. Die 7 Raben und die treue Schwester/ 40. Sternbilder/ 41. Gletscher (unbetitelt!)/ 42. Denkmäler berühmter Feldherren/ 43. Denkmäler berühmter Gelehrter/ 44. Frauengestalter aus Wagners Opern/ 45. Brauttrachten/ 46. Wetter (unbetiltet) /47. Nester (Vögel)/ 48. Schneeweisschen u. Rosenrot/ 49. Brüderchen u. Schwesterchen/ 50. Unsere Grossmütter/ 51. Damen-Moden/ 52. Episoden aus der Geschichte Belgiens/ 53. dito (2ter Teil)/ 54. Berühmte Italienische Rathäuser/ 55. Krieger (unbetitelt)/ 56. Der Troubadour (Verdi)/ 57. Parsifal (Wagner)/ 58. Aus altfranzösischer Zeit/ 59. Der Trompeter von Sakkingen/ 60. Landpartie. Eine Rarität in sehr gutem Zustand! +++ Liebigbilder sind Sammelbilder, beigefügt zu den Produktpackungen von Liebigs Fleischextrakt. Der Fleischextrakt wurde nach dem deutschen Chemiker Justus von Liebig (1803/1873) benannt. Die ersten Liebigbilder erschienen um 1875 in Paris, als die Liebig Extract dort ein eigenes Werbebüro einrichtete. Ihre direkten Vorläufer sind sogenannte Stuhlbilder (ab 1874), kleine bunt bedruckte Quittungskärtchen mit dezentem Werbeaufdruck, die man erhielt, wenn man in den Pariser Parks einen gepachteten Stuhl oder eine Bank benutzte. Die frühesten Liebigbilder wurden zwar als Serien zu 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12 und in einem Fall zu 24 Bildern gedruckt, aber zumeist einzeln abgegeben. Die geschlossene Abgabe ganzer Serien begann vermutlich ab 1880. Nun bestand eine Serie fast immer aus 6 Bildern im Format 105 bis 110 x 70 mm. Bis etwa 1930 durfte der weiße gläserne Extrakttopf mit dem Schriftzug Liebigs auf den Bildern nicht fehlen (aus Wikipedia). +++ 27,5 x 27,2 Cm, 1,8 kg. +++ Stichwörter: Liebigbilder Sammelbilder- Album Reklamekunst Sammeln Gewicht in Gramm: 1800 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A COLLECTION OF ETCHINGS AFTER THE MOST EMINENT MASTERS OF THE DUTCH AND FLEMISH SCHOOLS, Particular Rembrandt, Ostade, Cornelius Bega and Van Vliet, Accompanied with Sundry Miscellaneous Piece and a Few Original Designs David Deuchar

      Edinburgh, 1803. Full-Leather. Folio. A collection consisting of 335 etchings (many by Rembrandt) on proof india paper trimmed and mounted on 165 leaves including engraved titles bordered in a floral motif. All bound in full brown morocco, covers elaborately paneled in gilt and blind, wide raised bands and compartments beautifully lettered and decorated in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, top edges gilt. Previous contemporary owner's name Wm. Moon (possibly the same Mr. Moon who developed and taught the Moon system for the blind). Our research has found copies of this work vary in the amount of leaves and plates. A handsome work with magnificent etched and engraved plates in a beautiful binding.

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        Zeichnung in Blei. Skizze Heilige Naxht / Weihnacht / Krippe.17,5 x 12,8 cm (Skizee) montiert auf Karton (dieser materialbedingt gebräunt) 50 x 32 cm. Provenienz: Steindrucker Andreä, Seebschütz bei Meißen. Mit geringen Alterungspuren.

      Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803 Dresden - 1884 Dresden). Bedeutender Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker der deutschen Romantik und des Biedermeier. Sohn des Zeichners und Kupferstechers Carl August Richter. Nach der Schulzeit begann er 1815 als Lehrling seines Vaters, studierte daneben an der Kunstakademie in Dresden. 1820/21 begleitete er den russischen Fürst Narischkin als Zeichner auf einer Reise nach Paris. 1823-26 reiste er nach Italien, wo er unter anderen mit Joseph Anton Koch und Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld zusammentraf. Dies prägte seine idealistisch-harmonische Landschaftsauffassung. 1828-35 lehrte er an der Zeichenschule der Porzellanmanufaktur in Meißen, wo Gottfried Pulian zu seinen Schülern zählte. 1826 wurde er als Lehrer für Lasndschaftsmalerei an die Dresdner Kunstakademie berufen. Für die Reihe"Das malerische und romantische Deutschland" des Leipziger Verlegers Georg Wigand schuf er die Ansichten für die Bände zu Harz, Franken und Riesengebirge. In den späten 1830er Jahren begann er mit Holzschnitt-Illustrationen für Bücher, die ihn unter einem größeren Laienpublikum in Deutschland bekannt machten. Schließlich wurde er zum Professor für Landschaftsmalerei in Dresden ernannt. 1873 musste er aufgrund eines Augenleidens mit dem Malen aufhören und schied 1876 aus der Kunstakademie in Dresden aus.

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        Statuts et réglemens de la L... de Saint-Jean, sous le titre distinctif de la Parfaite Union.

      [Valenciennes], De l'imprimerie de la L., l'an de la V... 5803, [1803]. ____ Rare première édition, qu'il ne faut pas confondre avec : "Statuts et règlemens de la L... de Saint-Jean, sous le titre distinctif de la Parfaite Union et de Saint-Jean du Désert réunis à l'O... de Valenciennes", parue la même année. A la fin, imprimé sur papier bleuté, on trouve un tableau des membres de la Loge. Une petite piqûre dans la marge extérieure, manque à la coiffe. Un seul exemplaire dans le Ccfr, à Lille. *****. In-12. Collation : 93, (1), II, 6 pp. Basane marbrée, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Statuts et Règlemens de la L:. de Saint-Jean sous le titre distinctif de la Parfaite Union, à l'O:. de Valenciennes

      (Valenciennes), de l'imprimerie de la L.:, 5803, (1803), in 12, de 93pp. 2ff. blancs, IIpp. de table & 6pp. pour le tableau des membres de la Loge, cart. moderne papier marbré bleu genre ancien, pièce de titre triangulaire au 1er plat, bel exemplaire sur papier bleuté. Très rare, cela semble être la 2e édition des statuts et du tableau des membres de cette célèbre loge de Valenciennes, une des plus anciennes loges fondées en province avec l'Anglaise de Bordeaux. Elle a la particularité de se revendiquer comme loge anglaise et écossaise fondée par la Grande Loge de Londres en 1733. La liste des membres contient les noms, fonctions, grades (Ecoss., Me P., S.P.R.C.,) adresse, et profession. ¶ Fesch p. 1309 "Tableau de 6pp. folioté à part" - Inconnu de Wolfstieg - Kloss p.385 - Pas dans Dorbon - Le Bihan L. & Chap. de la G.L. & du G.O. p.248

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        The insurrection of the twenty-third July, 1803

      8vo., xiii(1)110pp., a few leaves a little creased, recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A very good copy from the early 20th century library of George Gilbertson (1915) with his signature.Publisher: Dublin: printed by Grassberry and Campbell, 10, Back-Lane.Year: [1803]Edition: First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 18757. Not in Bradshaw.

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        CRIES OF EDINBURGH Characteristically represented. Accompanied with Views of Several principal Buildings of the City.

      Engraved title, 20 engraved plates. Printed on one side of the leaf only, the majority having a printed location above the image, and all with a rhyming couplet below. Original marbled wrappers with printed paper label o the upper cover. Approx': 11.2 x 9.2 cm's. Contained in a modern quarter morocco, gilt folding box with tile to spine. First edition. Little worn at corners; a few very short tears, and a small piece missing from the blank margin of one leaf; else a very good copy of this extremely rare Cries. Beall E98., citing Edinburgh Public Library. OCLC 10421228 recording only two copies: Indiana (Lilly Library); and Corporation of London Library. This work was latter reissued (between 1808-1811) with a different title and the plates accompanied by 20 pages of text.

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        THE HISTORY OF A GREAT MANY LITTLE BOYS AND GIRLS, for the Amusement of all Good Children of Four and Five Years of age.

      32pp. Illustrated with 22 wood-emgravings. Original pink wrappers with mounted oval decorative labels to both covers. Octavo. Ownership name on title; slight dust-soiling of covers; else a very attractive copy of later printing of this title.

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        De la richesse commerciale, ou principes d'économie politique, appliqués à la législation du commerce

      original, unusual Edition.Binders in full sheepskin blond rooted contemporary. back smooth decorated with two irons and two boxes to the grotesque. parts of title in red morocco. Parts volume number in black wax, but very rubbed and discolored. head torn off caps. tail cap of Volume 2 leveled. Mors top of Volume 2 open mind. Slashes on the boards. A working toward the upper flat of Volume 2. Corners bumped. Chez J. J. Paschoud. A Fenève 1803 An XI. in-8 (12x20cm) (4) LXXXV (1bc.) 348pp. et (4) 448pp. relié

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        A general history of the Christian church, to the fall of the Western Empire ...the second edition improved.

      Second edition, following the first of 1790: Corrected and expanded version of this scholarly history by Priestley, a controversial theologian as well as a chemist who may be best remembered today for experiments with gasses that led to the discovery of oxygen. Covering the early development of Christianity, the two volumes also address some contemporaneous events in Judaism and among various heathen groups. The work was printed in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, where Priestley settled in 1782, when his liberal political opinions and defense of the French Revolution (in addition to his status as a nonconforming minister of questionable orthodoxy) obliged him to emigrate from England to the United States. Provenance: Both title-pages inscribed by N. Irwin.

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        Principes fondamentaux de l'équilibre et du mouvement.

      Paris, Crapelet, Deterville, an XI, 1803. ____ Publié pour la première fois à Dijon en 1783 sous le titre: "Essai sur les machines en général." L'auteur y a apporté des changements en accord avec les découvertes de son temps et un nouvel ordre dans les matières. "Il en résulte un ouvrage tout nouveau." Carnot y donne son théorème, resté classique, sur la perte de force vive dans un choc. "In retrospect it is evident that that modest work inaugurated the peculiarly French literature of engineering mechanics, but it commanded little attention until after its author had become great and famous in the politics and military affairs of the revolution." DSB 3, 71. Bibliotheca mechanica 63 : "First published at Dijon in 1783 as "Essai sur les Machines", this new edition incorporates recent developments in the field. In the preface Carnot makes reference to Lagrange's invention of the calculus of variations and the law of least action." Auréole brune à mi-page en milieu d'ouvrage, sinon bel exemplaire.*****. In-8. [200 x 125 mm] Collation : XXII, 262, (1) pp., 2 planches h.-t. Demi-basane brune, dos orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Augustha et Marcély ou le spectre bienfaisant.

      Paris, Bordet, Rilliot, an XI, (1803). ____ Très rare roman "gothique" avec disparition d'enfant, crimes, incarcération dans les oubliettes d'un château, etc... Illustré par un frontispice gravé. J. A. Gardy, de Montpellier, est l'auteur de plusieurs ouvrages dans la même veine : "Robert de Moldar, chef de brigands, ou le mystère d'iniquité"; "Robert chef de brigands, suivi de : Ruses et escroqueries et du Château de Moray" et de nombreuses pièces de théâtre. Un seul autre exemplaire recensé au Ccfr et au WorldCat, à la BNF. *****. In-12. Collation : frontispice, (6), 169 pp. Cartonnage rouge, dos orné de filets dorés. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Rapport fait à la classe des sciences mathématiques et physiques de l'Institut national, sur diverses inventions de Jean-Pierre Droz, relatives à l'art du monnoyage.

      Paris, Baudouin, 1803. ____ Description des machines et procédés inventés pour la fabrication des pièces de monnaie par Jean-Pierre Droz (1746-1823). Ce talentueux graveur de monnaies et médailles, d'origine Suisse, a été directeur de la Monnaie sous le Directoire et l'Empire. Illustré par 4 grandes planches dépliantes montrant les machines inventées par Droz. Ce rapport élogieux est signé de Prony, Desmarest, Périer, Charles et Berthoud. *****. In-4. [263 x 205 mm] Collation : (4), 59, (1) pp., 4 pl. dépl. Demi-toile bleue. (Reliure du XIXe.).

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        An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales.

      London: M. Jones, 1803. Octavo, complete with portrait frontispiece, 11 hand-coloured plates (including title-page with vignette), and a hand-coloured folding map, untrimmed; crushed blue half morocco gilt by Bayntun. A beautifully illustrated account of New South Wales said to have been authored by the gentleman pickpocket George Barrington. The account is enhanced by a charming series of hand-coloured plates, which are an important series of "views" of the voyage out and the early settlement.Barrington, as is now well-attested, was most certainly not the author of this or any of the other books published in his name, but was co-opted by the London press as the apparent author of works which were actually plagiarised from the expensive First Fleet quartos. In fact, the original source for Barrington's Voyage was John Hunter's Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island (1793). In turn, Barrington's Voyage, first published in 1795, was expanded into this much improved edition after "incorporating a great deal of additional material plagiarised from the first volume of David Collins' Account of the English Colony in New South Wales (1798)" (Garvey). Amongst much of interest, this edition adds a letter said to have been written by Barrington in Parramatta in 1802.Transported to New South Wales on the Third Fleet of 1791, Barrington was already a legendary hero in England. The English public's continuing interest in New South Wales and the fate of the transported convicts encouraged the publishers' greed: they compiled information from various sources more official sources to make these cheaper and thus more widely read accounts. It is quite reasonable to suggest that the little most people in Great Britain knew about New South Wales derived chiefly from one or another of the Barrington books.The book was issued at the same time and by the same publisher as the History of New South Wales (see previous), and collectors have often bound the two works to style, as here. An attractive copy.

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        Cap. LVI. An Act for regulating the Vessels carrying Passengers from the United Kingdom to His Majesty's Plantations and Settlements Abroad or to Foreign Parts, with respect to the Number of such Passengers.

      Edinburgh: printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair & J. Bruce, 1803. Folio, pp. [1]-14, disbound. One of the most important amendments to the laws of Transportation, formalising the requirement for convict vessels to carry a Surgeon, and thus directly responsible for a huge improvement in mortality rates. The Act is also interesting for noting some of the abuses rampant aboard convict transports and other passenger vessels travelling from Britain.The First Fleet had been provisioned by the Admiralty itself, and the Surgeons on board, led by John White, had an excellent record. From the Second Fleet onwards the task was contracted to private companies, infamously derelict on the Second Fleet itself, and with wildly varying results over the ensuing decade. On several occasions officers colluded to deny the convicts their correct rations so the surplus could be sold upon arrival at Port Jackson for a handsome profit. A plan to return convicts to naval vessels was scuppered by the ongoing conflict with France.This Act regulated the terms of carrying all passengers, free or convict, detailing acceptable provisioning and the role of the Surgeon, and allowing for a bond of £50 per head to be paid by the owners of any vessel. Although abuses continued aboard the convict transports conditions did improve overall, and the casualty rate for convicts sent to New South Wales fell from one in ten between 1795 and 1801 to one in forty-six for the period 1802-1812. One curious result was that British conservatives started to criticise the transports as being too comfortable and therefore a poor deterrent to crime. Disbound from stab-sewn binding, some browning, marginal paper repair to first leaf but overall sound condition.

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        Histoire naturelle de la femme, suivie d'un traité d'hygiène

      Chez L. Duprat, Letellier. First Edition, illustrated with 11 plates including 7 folding (anatomy, hermaphrodite sex, Hottentot ...). Full Sheepskin rooted contemporary. Smooth back decorated with boxes to the grotesque. Part of title and volume number in morocco beige. Roulette cold-framing on the boards. Upper joint split head of Volume I, and lower tail and head. A lack of volume III head. Pretty good copy costs. Without prejudice to the time, and judging things essentially naturalistic, finding and bringing the facts to his knowledge, this story of the woman, not only throughout history but in the nations (the hotentots are often studied) is fascinating in more ways than one, especially because the author never falls into a pure naturalism but still questioned the report of a fact to all components of the feminine, as social components, clothing, cultural and traditional and physical. The health treaty forming the third volume is a physiological Treaty Moreau analyzing the consequences of this behavior on physiology, sensitivity and female characteristics. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez L. Duprat, Letellier à Paris 1803 in-8 (12x20cm) (4) 358pp. et 360 - 744p. et (4) 459pp. 3 volumes reliés

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         Tableau du climat et du sol des Etats-Unis d'Amérique suivi d'éclaircissements sur la Floride, sur la colonie française au Scioto, sur quelques colonies Canadiennes et sur les sauvages

      Paris, Courcier & Dentu, an XIII-1803, 2 tomes in 8°, de 2ff. XVI-524pp. 4ff. de vocabulaire de la langue de Miamis, 2ff. de table, ill. de 2 grandes cartes se dépl. et de 2 vues gravées se dépl., rel. en 1 vol. pl. veau marbré époque, dos lisse orné, très lég. mouillure en marge de la grande carte sinon très bel exemplaire (avec l'ex-libris gravé de Claudio Jannet, 1844-1894, avocat et historien spécialiste des sociétés secrètes). Edition originale. Important ouvrage sur la géologie, la topographie et le climat des Etats-Unis par le célèbre voyageur et orientaliste qui passa trois ans en Amérique. Avec une importante partie consacrée aux Indiens d'Amérique, dont le vocabulaire des Miamis. Volney était un admirateur de Benjamin Franklin qu'il avait connu à Paris avant la Révolution. Il fut accueilli avec les honneurs par George Washington, mais se heurta à l'hostillité de John Adams élu Président en 1797 et dû repartir en France. ¶ Clark II.69 "... [This] work is not a narrative of travel. The author described in some detail the geography of the United States, noting topography, soil, climate, winds, and diseases" - Sabin 100692 - Leclerc 1554.

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        The Works of Francis Bacon... in Ten Volumes.

      London: J. Johnson et al. 1803. Ten volumes, octavo, engraved portrait frontispiece and folding table, prize-plate & bookplate, later gift inscription from Buxton to his son; early diced calf with the insignia of Trinity College Dublin to the boards. A fine and most attractive set in original calf, presented as a school prize in 1806 to Thomas Fowell Buxton, the social reformer (and with his own engraved bookplate and later presentation inscription). The set has a school prize plate from its original presentation to Buxton for his progress in the Third Class of Trinity College, Dublin, which he attended from 1803 to 1807. It would be interesting to know whether the works of Bacon had any direct influence on Buxton's career, but he evidently cared for the set as he presented it to his eldest son and the Second Baronet, Edward North Buxton and his wife Catherine, on 12 December 1836.

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        Insecta suecica descripta a Leonardo Gyllenhal. Classis I. Coleoptera sive Eleutheria

      First Edition. Rare.Demi Havana sheepskin, flat spines decorated with gilt double fillets with some traces of friction, two lower shrouds affected a small loss due to the one to one light work of reaching the worm no text, and brown spots , upper cover of Volume 2 leveled, gilded with previous owners tails, a bit of volume 3 slotted head, flat marbled paper, binders but later nineteenth names. Virtually free copy of rare and pleasant rousseur.Entomologiste and Swedish military who studied under the guidance of Linnaeus Insects suede (Insecta suecica) is his most important contribution to the discipline; his collection of insects was very importante.Les volumes 1 and 4 each have connected in-fine details and notes written covering five pages half, a fine, tight writing, certainly from the hand of the first owner of the book: A. Godart named tail of each volume. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! F.J. Leverentz & Friederic Fleischer Scaris & Lipsae 1803-1827 in-8 (11,5x19cm) 4 volumes reliés

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        Essai de Statique Chimique.

      Paris: Didot, 1803. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (203x123 mm). 2 volumes, viii, 543 pp.; 555 [1] pp., including half titles. Old library stamps to half titles. Contemporary half leather over marbled boards, spine gilt (hinges repaired), some browning and spotting to pages, marbled endpapers. ----Norman 221 - FIRST EDITION. Trained as a physician, the French chemist Berthollet attempted to provide a proper basis for chemistry, so that its experimental results could be viewed in the light of theoretical first principles. In his attempt to provide chemistry with an adequate theoretical foundation, Berthollet recognized the importance of the theory of affinity. According to the Essai, there were two main types of force in nature: gravitation, which accounted for astronomical phenomena, and chemical affinity. He proved that Chemical affinity was relative, varying with the physical conditions accompanying a chemical experiment: quantity, temperature, solubility, pressure, and physical state. Berthollet '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' (Norman). Very Good.

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        Des pierres tombées du ciel.] Lithologie atmosphérique, présentant la marche et l'état actuel de la science, sur le phénomène des pierres de foudres, pluies de pierres, pierres tombées du ciel, etc

      - VIII-421-[1] pp., 1 pl. dépl. Paris, Chez Delain Fils, Floréal an XI (1803), in-8, VIII-421-[1] pp, 1 pl. dépl, demi-basane brune, Sans le faux-titre. Édition originale, avec un titre sensiblement différent de celui sous lequel l'ouvrage est plus connu, Des pierres tombées du ciel. Il pourrait s'agir d'une première émission, comportant un titre peut-être jugé un peu trop sibyllin, qui aurait été renvoyé en sous-titre : Lithologie atmosphérique. À l'instar des savants de son temps, Izarn considère que les météorites proviennent de l'atmosphère ; elles se formeraient, selon lui, à partir des nuages. De fait, il fait fi des travaux récents du britannique Edward C. Howard (1802), dont il a bien eu connaissance puisqu'il cite le jeune chimiste dans sa dédicace à Laplace : comme bon nombre de ses confrères, il refuse d'admettre l'origine extraterrestre des pierres tombées du ciel. Un tableau des "Observations anciennes et modernes, de la chute de diverses substances solides sur la surface de la terre". Joseph Izarn (1766-1847), ancien médecin des armées françaises, fut professeur de physique au lycée Bonaparte, membre de la Société Royale de Göttingen et de la Société des sciences, belles-lettres et arts de Paris. Il est également l'auteur d'un Manuel du galvanisme, paru en 1804. Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris. Bel ouvrage, malgré quelques rousseurs. Quérard IV, p. 189. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America. To which are added, the Conquest of Siberia, and the History of the Transactions and Commerce between Russia and China. The fourth edition, considerably enlarged.

      Printed for Messrs. Cadell and Davies. 1803 xxiv, 492, [4] ads, [1], 494-500pp index, 5 maps (4 folding) 1 engr. plate. 8vo. Some scattered foxing. Handsome contemporary half calf, marbled boards, expertly rebacked, double gilt bands, wide black bands at head & tail, orig. black gilt morocco label. A portion of another work 'on approaching the North Pole' bound at end.First published in 1787, this fourth edition was enlarged and contains a complete series of voyages from 1711 to 1792 including some not published before in English. There is also a new chart, by Mr Arrowsmith, of the Russian and English discoveries in the North Pacific Ocean.

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        A supplement to the account of the Pelew Islands... ; compiled from the journals of the Panther and the Endeavour, two vessels sent by the Honourable East India Company to those islands in the year 1790; and from the oral communications of Captain H. Wilson.

      London: printed for Captain Henry Wilson, 1803. Quarto, with five engraved plates, uncut, copy in recent half calf by Bayntun-Riviere, Very scarce work on the Palau Islands (originally known as the Pelew Islands). The work is known for its handsome engravings after sketches by Captain Henry Wilson himself. Ferguson notes that the ninth chapter describes the visit of the vessels to New Guinea and the death of Surgeon Nicholson, before touching the coast of New Holland en route to Timor.This was written as a companion piece to George Keate's much reprinted Account of the Pelew Islands. It originally appeared as a supplement to the fifth edition, but a few copies are known to have been available separately for owners of the earlier editions to bind or shelve together. As the Hill catalogue notes, 'separately issued copies of Hockin in contemporary bindings are extraordinarily rare'.The Supplement contains narratives of the activities of the Panther and the Endeavour, East India Company ships which spent over a year in the Palau Islands, and surveyed the coasts of New Guinea and China. The two ships had been sent to the region to convey the sad news of the death of Prince Lee Boo to his father Abba Thule, King of the Palau Islands. To palliate the news, the ships also carried gifts of cattle and produce, and the voyage not only established friendly relationships with the inhabitants, but was engaged in teaching them the rudiments of Western agriculture. Importantly, this work also includes a valuable "Vocabulary of the Pelew Language".The Reverend Hockin, like Keate before him, was employed to edit and improve the original manuscripts. Some toning, a small tear to the front board, a very handsome copy.

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        Obras de Don Joseph Cadalso

      Por Don Matteo Repullès. First Edition collective. Full Sheepskin brown mottled with age. Smooth spine decorated with bold and thin nets. Part of title in red morocco, room volume number in a circle in black morocco. A wormhole tail you Volume 1, a second tail of Volume 4 Cadalso José (1741-1792), Spanish poet and litterateur, journalist, studied in England and France at the Jesuit College Louis le Grand, and the seminar Madrid. After traveling in Europe, he embraced a military career. His prose helped to awaken the spirit of the Enlightenment in Spain and defending national identity. These works include his poems, translations and criticism, and essays. Bookplate JJ Ballard, MD, early nineteenth. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Por Don Matteo Repullès Madrid 1803 in-12 (10x15cm) 4 volumes reliés

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