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        Oeuvres complètes.

      - Paris, chez Jean-François Bastien, An XI (1803). 6 volumes in-8, veau marbré, filets sur les plats, dos lisse orné, dos passés, pièces de titre rouges, tranches marbrées, léger manque à la coiffe du tome VI, petit manque sur la coiffe inférieure et le premier plat du tome III, quelques feuillets légèrement jaunis. Bel exemplaire complet de ses gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the Principle of Population;

      London: J. Johnson,, 1803. 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 Occasions. A New Edition, very much Enlarged. Quarto (280 × 220 mm). Contemporary black quarter calf, marbled boards, smooth spine in compartments separated by double rules gilt, titles gilt on red ground to second. First quarto edition and second edition overall; first published in 1798. "In 1803 Malthus published a greatly expanded second edition of the Essay, incorporating details of the population checks that had been in operation in many different countries and periods. Although nominally a second edition, it was regarded by Malthus as a substantially new work. He did not claim originality for the idea that population tends to outrun the food supply. In the preface to the second edition he stated that in writing the first edition he had deduced the principle of population from the writings of David Hume, Robert Wallace, Adam Smith, and Richard Price, but that in the intervening period he had become aware that much more had been published on the subject. He nevertheless believed that even more remained to be done, especially in describing the means by which populations are checked and in drawing out the practical implications of the principle of population. In the second edition, he made clear what was only implicit in the first, that prudential restraint should, if humanly possible, be 'moral restraint'—that is, delayed marriage accompanied by strictly moral pre-marital behaviour, although he admitted that moral restraint would not be easy and that there would be occasional failures. Whereas in the first edition he had said that all the checks to population would involve either misery or vice, in the second edition he attempted to lighten this 'melancholy hue' (Essay on the Principle of Population, 1st edn, 1798, iv) and 'to soften some of the harshest conclusions of the first essay' (2nd edn, 1803, vii) by arguing that moral restraint, if supported by an education emphasizing the immorality of bringing children into the world without the means of supporting them, would tend to increase rather than diminish individual happiness" (ODNB).

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        Développemens des principes de la langue Arabe moderne, suivis d'un recueil de phrases, de traductions interlinéaires, de proverbes arabes, et d'un essai de calligraphie orientale.

      Paris, Françoise-Jean Baudoin, 1803. - Folio (228 x 322 mm). (2), VII, (1), 254, (2) pp. With engr. additional title in Arabic, 10 engr. plates (some folding), and 16 folding tables. Original brown boards. First and only edition of A. F. J. Herbin's (1783-1806) treatise on modern Arabic, with the celebrated "Essay on Oriental Calligraphy", an early account of Islamic calligraphy with details on scripts and writing materials: "Cet ouvrage ne conservé une place dans la bibliothèque des orientalistes qu'à cause d'un 'Essai sue la calligraphie orientale', et des planches fort bien gravées qu'il renferme. Ces planches manquent dans plusieurs exemplaires" (Brunet). - Occasional brownstaining, front hinge split, otherwise a good copy with all the plates. Schnurrer 147. Vater/Jülg 28. NYPL Arabia coll. 192. Arabic Books Printed in Europe (King Abdulaziz Public Library) 15. Brunet III, 110. Graesse III, 247. OCLC 7033701. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Vénus la Populaire ou Apologie des Maisons de Joie. traduite de l'anglais. Nouvelle édition - suivi de : Lucina sine Concubitu ; Lucine, affranchie des Loix du Concours ; Ouvrage singulier, traduit de l'anglais de Johnson, par le citoyen Moët, Dans lequel il est pleinement démontré par des preuves tirées de la théorie et de la pratique, qu'une femme peut concevoir et enfanter sans le commerce de l'homme. Nouvelle édition - suivi de : Eloge du sein des femmes ; ouvrage curieux, dans lequel on examine s'il doit être découvert ; s'il est permis de le toucher ; quelles sont ses vertus, sa forme, son langage, son éloquence, les pays où il est le plus beau, et les moyens les plus sûrs de le conserver. Seconde édition.

      P., chez Mercier, imprimeur-libraire, 1796, P., chez Mercier de Compiègne, imprimeur-lbraire et homme de lettres, L'An IIIe (1795), P., chez Barba, Libraire, An XI (1803), 3 tomes reliés en 1 vol. in-18 (133 x 83) relié 1/2 basane fauve, dos lisse orné de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre "Vénus la Populaire" en maroquin rouge, plats de papier marbré gris (reliure du temps), de (3) ff. bl. - (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - XII pp. (épitre dédicatoire signé Phil-Pornix) - 136 pp. - ' pp. (catalogue du libraire) ; 38 pp. (titre compris) ; IV pp. (titre compris) - 140 pp. - (1) f. bl. Dos légèrement épidermé, papier du 1e texte légèrement grisé, manque angulaire avec petite perte de texte en page 79 du premier texte, bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - Frontispices aux seins dévoilés pour le premier et le troisième texte. Rare réunion de trois textes érotiques du XVIIIe siècle en édition fin XVIIIe et début XIXe. Le premier "Vénus la populaire" est attribué à Bernard Mandeville et est paru pour la première fois en 1727, le deuxième "Lucine" est de John Hill sous le pseudonyme d'Abraham Johnson, l'originale datant de 1750, le troisième est attribué à Mercier de Compiègne, il s'agit de la deuxième édition de 1803, le première datant de 1800.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        Reise in Nieder – und Ober-Aegypten, während der Feldzüge des Generals Bonaparte. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von D. Tiedemann.

      Berlin, Voss, 1803. - 8°. Titel, XVIII, 376 SS., 8 (2 gefaltete) Kupfertafeln Pappband d. Zt. Henze II, 50: "Ausgezeichnet durch lebendige, ja brillante Darstellung." Erste deutsche Ausgabe, hier ohne den Reihentitel: Neues Magazin von merkwürdigen Reisebeschreibungen, Band I. - Der Diplomat und Kunstsammler Denon (1747-1825) hatte 1799 im Gefolge der Truppen des Generals Desaix de Veygoux zahlreiche Skizzen angefertigt und Notizen gemacht, die er 1802 publizierte. Sein Werk "Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Egypte" hatte enormen Erfolg und löste eine neue Begeisterung für die Kultur der Pharaonen aus. Es gilt als eines der Pionierwerke der modernen Ägyptologie. Die schönen Tafeln zeigen Szenen aus dem modernen Ägypten, darunter ein Fest in einem Harem. - Titel mit kleinem altem Stempel, Vorsatz mit altem Etikett einer Leihbibliothek in Rottweil. Kanten beschabt, Rücken mit Papierstreifen verstärkt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Die Bastey in der sächsischen Schweitz."

      - Zeitgenössisch aquarellierte Umrißradierung, auf Velin. 18,5:25,5 cm. Mit der Adresse von E. Arnold, Dresden. Aus einer Folge. – Papier gebräunt. Bezaubernde Vedute, die die Wirkung eines Aquarells erzielt. Der Vater Ludwig Richters (1803-1884) war Schüler von A. Zingg (1734-1816) und hat sich stark an diesem orientiert. Er wurde 1810 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste in Dresden und später dort auch Professor für Kupferstecherei. Seine Zeichnungen und Graphiken sind wegen ihrer besonderen Feinheit sehr geschätzt.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        AN ORATION ON CHEMISTRY AND BOTANY DELIVERED BEFORE THE PHI BETA KAPPA SOCIETY AT NEW HAVEN

      Joel Walter, New Haven 1803 - Eli Ives AN ORATION ON CHEMISTRY AND BOTANY DELIVERED BEFORE THE PHI BETA KAPPA SOCIETY AT NEW HAVEN Ives Eli Edition: First Quantity available: 1 An Oration, on Chemistry and Botany; Delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, at New Haven, Dec. 9, 1802 Author: Eli Ives - Eli Ives was a natural scientist, pharmacologist and physician. A graduate of Yale University, Ives practiced medicine in New York City. He was active in the Medical Society of Connecticut and co-founder of the School of Medicine at Yale, where he also taught. Publisher: Printed by Joel Walter City: New Haven Year: 1803 Printing Information: First Edition Pagination: 16 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 9.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This string-bound pamphlet, Bound recently in old period marble wrappers, with a clamshell box in period matching marble paper, The lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings.A beautiful and well presented First edition copy of this important lecture. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Traité Théorique et Pratique sur l'Art de faire et d'appliquer les Vernis sur les différens genres de peinture par impression et en décoration, ainsi que sur les couleurs simples et composées. Accompagné de nouvelles observations sur le Copal; de notes historiques sur la nature des matières et sur les procédés mis en usage par les compositeurs de couleurs et de vernis et par les Peintres vernisseurs et décorateurs

      Genève, Manget, An XI (1803). - 2 volumes in-8. 2ff. XLVIII. 326pp. 1f. ; 2ff. 351pp. Veau moucheté, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de ce livre classique sur la chimie des vernis. "It is a comprehensive treatise on the preparation of varnishes, paints and colours. The author gives descriptions and results of his many experiments and, in general, supplies the principles and operations which were missing in J.F. Watin's L'art de faire et d'employer le vernis (Paris 1772), to which there are frequent references" (Cole). Pierre François Tingry (1743-1821) était professeur de chimie et d'histoire naturelle à Genève. 1 tableau et 5 planches hors texte. Bel exemplaire malgré la reliure un peu frottée. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Wirtshaus mit Ausschank im Freien unter Bäumen.

      . Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf gelblichem Velin, rechts unten datiert "5 Juli 93", verso Nachlaßstempel. 13,6:17,9 cm.. Schlegel war insbesondere als Bildnisminiatur- und Landschaftsmaler (Aquarelle und Zeichnungen), aber auch als Maler von Stilleben und Genreszenen in Dresden tätig. Seine Ausbildung hatte er bei L. Richter (1803-1884) in Dresden absolviert. 1859 unternahm er eine Reise in die Schweiz.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Boydell?s Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare; Consisting of a Series of Prints Forming an Elegant and useful Companion to the Various Editions of his Works, Engraved from Pictures purposely painted By the very first Artists and lately exhibited at the Shakespeare Gallery

      London: Mess. Boydell & Co., London, Cheapside, [1803]. Large 4to (12-1/2 x 15-1/2 inches), [7] ff., + engraved title page, frontispiece, 2 portraits and 97 plates illustrating the most-famous scenes from Shakespeare. In a de luxe binding of publisher?s straight-grain red morocco gilt, gilt-extra backstrip, gilt design on both covers. Trivial rubbing at extremities. Some foxing almost exclusively confined to the margins, a bit heavier at front and rear of volume. The very-rare duplicate plate by Blake for Romeo and Juliet is present and exceptionally clean. J. Stacy bookseller ticket on verso of front flyleaf. Very good. As the preeminent printmaker of his time, John Boydell?s publishing house employed many of the best engravers of their generation including Bartolozzi, Stothard, Schiavonetti and Blake. Although Boydell ran this large-scale printmaking and publishing house for nearly 80 years, ?his most significant contribution to British art can be considered the patriotic Shakespeare Gallery project conceived in 1786. Boydell employed more than forty different engravers for the large-format and quarto versions of the gallery?s prints. A number of high-profile engravers... were employed on a handful of the plates, being paid exceptionally high rates? (DNB).

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        Voyages en Suisse EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Paris: Chez Buisson, 1803. Fine. Chez Buisson, A Paris 1803 AnXI, In-8 (13x22cm), 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés. - First edition, illustrated with a portrait frontispiece. Binding half brown sheepskin. Back smooth decorated with two different florets and casters. Rubbing back and joint, edges and corners. Yellowed paper, some spots in the margins. Good copies. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustré d'un portrait en médaillon au frontispice. Bien que dans l'Avis au relieur, il soit annoncé deux autres frontispices, ceux-ci n'ont jamais été tirés. Il ne seront pas non plus dans la seconde édition de 1817, qui ne contient elle aussi qu'un portrait. Reliure en demi basane brune. Dos lisse orné de deux fleurons différent et de roulettes. Frottements au dos et mors, bordures et coins. Papier jauni, quelques piqûres dans les marges. Bons exemplaires. Voyages sous la forme épistolaire et faits de correspondances croisées. Genève, Thonon, voyage du Mont Blanc, montagne du Mole, Lausanne, voyage dans le Valais, Saint Gothard, cantons de Glaris et d'Appenzel, Lucerne, Yverdin... Les récits de voyage s'insèrent dans un plus vaste récit aux couleurs sentimentales entre différents protagonistes et intéressent la Suisse francophone. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Monsieur Botte EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: chez Barba., 1803. Fine. chez Barba., à Paris 1803, in 12 (10,5x17,3cm), iv, 223pp. et iv , 207pp. et iv, 220pp. et 236pp., quatre volumes reliés. - Edition originale illustrée de 4 frontispices dessinés par Huot et gravés par Texier. Demi Veau brun d'époque. Plats de papier bleu. spine lisse orné de 4 fers concentriques et de roulettes. Pièces de titres et de tomaisons noires. Bon exemplaire. Rousseurs. Charles-Antoine-Guillaume Pigault de l'Épinoy, dit Pigault-Lebrun, est un romancier et dramaturge français né en 1753 à Calais et mort en 1835 à La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Pigault Lebrun est à la source même du roman populaire français qui s'épanouira au XIXe avec Dumas et Sue. Sa vie fut aussi mouvementée que son oeuvre. Il fit la fortune de l'éditeur Barba qui rédigea sa biographie. On attend encore des rééditions de cet auteur excellent. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de 4 frontispices dessinés par Huot et gravés par Texier. Reliures en demi veau brun d'époque. Plats de papier bleu. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers concentriques et de roulettes. Pièces de titres et de tomaisons noires. Bon exemplaire. Rousseurs. Charles-Antoine-Guillaume Pigault de l'Épinoy, dit Pigault-Lebrun, est un romancier et dramaturge français né en 1753 à Calais et mort en 1835 à La Celle-Saint-Cloud. Pigault Lebrun est à la source même du roman populaire français qui s'épanouira au XIXe avec Dumas et Sue. Sa vie fut aussi mouvementée que son oeuvre. Il fit la fortune de l'éditeur Barba qui rédigea sa biographie. On attend encore des rééditions de cet auteur excellent.

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        History of the Maroons, from Their Origin to the Establishment of Their Chief Tribe at Sierra Leone: Including the Expedition to Cuba, for the Purpose of Securing Spanish Chasseurs, and the State of the Island of Jamaica for the Last Ten Years; with a Succinct History of the Island Previous to That Period

      Longman and Rees, London 1803 - 2 vols. frontises, 2 folding maps, cxiv, 359, xi, 514p. plus [1]p. errata and [1]p. publisher's advertisements. Attractive recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in brown leather). 22cm. Substantial foxing on frontises, title-leaves and folding maps; mostly light to moderate foxing and browning elsewhere. A former owner's bookplate (Joseph M. Gleason) and a small bookseller's ticket indicating that this book was sold by J. Cathers & Bro. in Baltimore were preserved when this was rebound and have been mounted on the new front pastedowns. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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; an attractive copy in 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.

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        Autograph letter.

      Frankfurt, 26. XI. 1803. - 8vo. 3 pp. In French, to an unnamed friend: "It's been two weeks, my dear friend, since I last got a line from you, although I need your friendship more than I ever did before. My daughter has had a fever for a week, and here I am, among strangers, surrounded by German doctors in an inn, and well, I feel quite miserable. Thank God, she hasn't been in danger so far; if she were, I couldn't survive it. I wrote to you from Metz when I left, and from here too, to offer you my [apartment]. How is it that I didn't get at least a note from you? You know quite well that all I know about life, I have learned from you and it's all the more true now that I live abroad. Have you seen Villers? Tell him that one must be mad to live anywhere else than in France when one is French. The Germans are quite kind to me, though, and I already have a chest full of poems and notes. I have been writing down some of my reflections about all that, which might be of interest if ever see my friends again, since nothing will ever make me publish one line for any other public than the French. Please do write to me; consider that if you spent five minutes at it every night, the result would be a week of relief for me. But I have never been able to give you an idea of how much your letters please me; you would not be so sparing with them if you knew. Kindly remember me to all those who care for me". - Madame de Staël wrote this letter at the beginning of her exile. Her duel with Napoleon, stemming from her recalcitrance to his influence, had led to his orders that she was not to reside within forty leagues of Paris. This occurred in the fall of 1803. After considerable delay she decided to go to Germany. She travelled in the company of Benjamin Constant, by Metz and Frankfurt to Weimar, arriving there in December. She stayed in Weimar during the winter, and then went on to Berlin.

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        Manuscript Letter, Signed, from the French Colonial Prefect of Louisiana, Laussat, to Captain Guillermo Duparc, Commandant of the Point Coupee Post, Telling Him of the Spanish Retrocession of Louisiana to the French, and Instructing him to take the Necessary Measures to Exert Control Over His Parish]

      1803 - [1]p. letter on a folded folio sheet, with engraved scene entitled "Republique Francaise" at the top of the first page. A few manuscript notes and calculations on the second and fourth pages. Old folds. Some soiling on fourth page, a bit of ink bleed-through. Very good. [with:] [Printed Invitation, sent by the French Colonial Prefect of Louisiana, Laussat, for a gala in honor of the Spanish Commander in Louisiana, and in anticipation of handing the Louisiana Territory over to the United States]. December 11, 1803 [19 Frimaire an XII]. [1]p., printed on a folded quarto sheet, addressed in manuscript on the fourth page. Small tear in upper right corner of first page, half-inch split along one fold. Very good.The pair in a half morocco clamshell case, cloth chemises. Making the Louisiana Purchase Happen, and an invitation to the Ball in honor of the Transfer of Louisiana A remarkable pair of documents, announcing to a local French commander the completion of the transfer of Louisiana from Spanish to French control, and inviting him to an upcoming gala in honor of the local Spanish commander and the forthcoming transfer of the Louisiana Territory to the United States. The letter and invitation are both addressed to Captain Guillermo Duparc, Commandant of the Point Coupee military outpost, just northwest of Baton Rouge. Pierre Clément de Laussat, the last French Colonial Prefect of Louisiana, arrived there in late March, 1803, just a month before the Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed in Paris (on April 30). Spain had ceded Louisiana to the French in the Treaty of San Ildefonso of 1800, though the provisions of the treaty had remained a secret; his immediate responsibility was to oversee the transfer from Spain to France. Laussat had been hearing rumors since his arrival of a potential sale of Louisiana from France to the Americans, and those rumors were officially confirmed to him in August. In May, 1803, the Spanish commanders of Louisiana, including the Marquis de Casa Calvo, announced the forthcoming retrocession of Louisiana from Spanish to French control, a process that was formally completed on November 30, 1803. In the present letter, dated just nine days after the completion of the Spanish retrocession, Laussat writes Duparc, sending him (in translation from the French) "the order which I have issued concerning taking possession of the French Republic of Louisiana in your district. I reached an agreement on it, in advance, with the Commissioners of S.M.C. [Sa Majeste Catholique, i.e. King Charles IV of Spain] dated the 12th of Frimaire [December 4, 1803]." Laussat writes that, along with the proclamation, he is sending Duparc various decrees regarding the circumstances of French control and asks him to redouble his efforts for tranquility, peace, and order in his district. The proclamation and decrees mentioned by Laussat are not present with this letter. The manuscript letter is on Laussat's official letterhead, with the seal of the French Republic and the engraved text "Marine. Coloniea. Louisiane." Interestingly, Laussat has annotated the pre-printed portion of the letter, changing his title from "Colonial Prefect of Louisiana" to "Colonial Prefect Commissioner of the French Government," reflecting the new political situation after the Spanish hand-over of the territory to the French just nine days earlier. The printed invitation is also addressed to M. Duparc, and is very rare, located by Jumonville in only one other copy, at the Historic New Orleans Collection. Dated December 11, 1803, it invites Duparc to a soiree hosted by Laussat on "next Thursday," the 15th of December. The party is being held to commemorate the transfer of Louisiana from Spanish to French control, and its impending transfer to the United States. More specifically the party is in honor of the Spanish commander, the Marquis de Casa-Calvo, Brigadier of the Spanish armies, in thanks for the Spaniards' efforts in recent days, and as a sign of the un [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Washington Irving tells his neighbor, who is married to his niece, that a new fence is needed because "my territories are subject to continual invasion from the vagabond cattle which infest your grounds?"

      [Tarrytown, New York], November 12. 4.75" x 7.25". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Washington Irving,"" 2p, 4.75"" x 7.25"", front & verso, with blank integral leaf. [Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York], Sunday, November 12, no year. To his neighbor and niece's husband, Moses H. Grinnell. Fine condition.In full, ""I would advise you to stockade the inside of your ice house with chestnut piles instead of planking it. Plank rots within a few years but chestnut piles would last a long time. Locust piles would be much better, but much dearer. The [house] would last until Bub. was an old man and long after. We must get up some kind of fence between us to protect my northern frontier. Since the old fence and the hedge have been removed my territories are subject to continual invasion from the vagabond cattle which infest your grounds. The East and South Gables of your house are up and look well. If the weather is good the other two Gables will be up in the course of the week.""Moses H. Grinnell (1803-1877) represented New York City in Congress as a Whig from 1839-1841. His wife was Julia Irving, daughter of Washington Irving's brother William. According to publisher and New York political leader Thurlow Weed, Grinnell was influential in getting Washington Irving appointed U.S. Minister to Spain (1842-1846). A successful merchant, Grinnell was involved in New York politics. In 1869, Grinnell was appointed Collector of Customs by President Ulysses S. Grant serving until 1871. "

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        Continuation of the History of the Province of Massachusetts Bay

      Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1803. First editions. viii, [9]-304 pp; vii, [i], [9]-222 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Original boards, some wear and foxing, vol I backstrip slightly split, vol II uncut; bookplates. First editions. viii, [9]-304 pp; vii, [i], [9]-222 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. IN BOARDS. "Intended as a continuation of Thomas Hutchinson's History of the Colony of Massachusets-Bay" (Evans)-a history of Massachusetts from 1748 to 1765, here in boards. Evans 34118; Sabin 49321; Howes M650; Church 1282 ("His Continuation is a creditable piece of work")

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Schiller").

      Weimar, 17. VII. 1803.. 3 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. Beiliegend Portraitpostkarte sowie alter Sammlungsumschlag.. An den Schauspieler und Theaterdirektor Jakob Herzfeld (1769-1826) in Hamburg: eine Antwort auf Herzfelds Briefe vom 18. Mai und 20. Juni, worin dieser vom Erfolg seiner Inszenierung der "Braut von Messina" am Deutschen Theater berichtet hatte. "Die Nachricht welche Sie mir von dem guten Succeß der Braut v. M. auf d. Hamb. Theater gegeben, hat mir große Freude gemacht, und ich zweifle keinen Augenblick, daß Ihre glücklichen Bemühungen und Anstalten dabei entscheidend gewesen sind. Unterdessen habe ich auch den guten Erfolg dieses Stücks zu Berlin erfahren, und ich habe Ursache mich zu freuen, daß dieses gewagte Unternehmen mit dem tragischen Chor auf den drey besten Bühnen Deutschlands so gut gelungen ist. Empfangen Sie, hochgeehrtester Herr, meinen aufrichtigen Dank wegen der Bemühungen, wodurch Sie Sich um dieses Stück verdient gemacht haben. - Daß Sie von dem Parasiten keinen Gebrauch machen können beklage ich, denn mir scheint dieses Stück zu einem theatralischen Effekt sehr geeignet zu seyn, da es zwey sehr bedeutende Rollen [nämlich 'Selicour' und 'Narbonne'] und einige gut berechnete Theatercoups enthält. Verschiedene Mängel des Originals, welche demselben vielleicht bei der Aufführung geschadet, habe ich in der Bearbeitung zu verbessern gesucht. - Was den Neffen als Onkel betrifft so werden die zwey Menechmen hier zu Weimar durch zwey Schauspieler [nämlich H. Becker und J. J. Graff] vorgestellt, die einander sehr unähnlich sind, und doch ist diesem Uebelstand durch die Kunst abgeholfen worden. Beide haben eine bloße Nasen-Maske, die nach Einem Modell gemacht ist, und der eine sucht die Größe und Taille des andern möglichst nachzumachen, daher es nöthig ist, daß der eine dem andern beim Anzug als Modell sizt. Außerdem haben die hiesigen Schauspieler noch für sich selbst den Einfall gehabt, eine gewiße auffallende Redensart als Angewohnheit, öfters in den Dialog einzuflechten, dieses kann eine eigene Art zu schwören und zu fluchen oder etwas ähnliches seyn, welches dem Geschmack der Schauspieler überlassen wird [...]". - Oben links numeriert "No. 2"; am Fuß der 3. Seite Adresse. Spuren zeitgenössischer zweifacher Querfaltung; das Gegenblatt im Rand minimal ausgefranst (ohne Textberührung). - Provenienz: Bis in die 1880er Jahre im Besitz der Familie des Adressaten (1877 vom Enkel veröffentlicht; vgl. die Editionsgeschichte). Mit dem Tod Albrecht Herzfelds, der zuletzt als Bühnenschriftsteller in Regensburg wirkte, verliert sich die Spur des Briefs; erworben aus einer deutschen Privatsammlung. - Zur Editionsgeschichte: Erstdruck im "Hamburger Beobachter" v. 22. Sept. 1838 (S. 297) mit zahlreichen Textabweichungen. Knapp vier Jahrzehnte später veröffentlichte der Enkel des Adressaten, der am Mannheimer Hoftheater beschäftigte österreichische Schauspieler Albrecht Herzfeld (1840-n. 1880), einen verlässlicheren Text (Zur Erinnerung an Friedrich Schiller. Festvortrag. Frankfurt 1877, S. 31f.). Der Berliner Pädagoge und Schillerforscher Gustav Andreas Kuhlmey (1819-65) fertigte eine Abschrift an, die zwar gegenüber diesen Drucken einen genaueren Text bietet, aber andere Fehler neu einführte. Kuhlmeys Kopie diente Jonas für seine kritische Gesamtausgabe der Briefe (s. u.) als Druckvorlage; schon diese Ausgabe konnte das Lokat des Autographs nicht mehr nachweisen. Die Nationalausgabe (s. u.) übernahm Jonas' Text unverändert, ebenfalls ohne den Verbleib der Handschrift ermitteln zu können. - Schillers Werke. Nationalausgabe Bd. 32 (1984), S. 55f. Nr. 67 m. Komm. S. 337f. F. Jonas (Hg.), Schillers Briefe. Krit. GA Bd. 7 (1892-96), S. 59f. Nr. 1888 m. Komm. S. 295f.

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        Reinhold, Fichte und Schelling.

      Leipzig. 1803. 8vo. Contemporary boards with handwritten label. x, (2), 324 pp.. Binding worn, library stamps on end-papers and titlepage. Some staining and foxing.Jacob Friedrich Fries (1773-1843), German critical philosopher. An avowed follower and elaborator of Kant's philosophy, Fries emphasized the analytical, descriptive, and methodological aspects of the critical philosophy as aginst the constructive and speculative idealism of such contemporaries as K. L. Reinhold, Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel. The polemical tract "Reinhold, Fichte und Schelling" established his reputation as a critic of the romantic orthodoxy in German philosophy. (Encyclopedia of Philosophy, vol. 3, pp. 253-255)

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        Voyage de M. Candide Fils au pays d'Eldorado, vers la find du dix-huitieme siecle. 2 Teile in einem Band.

      Paris, Aine, 1803.. 216, 224 Seiten. Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild.. Erste Ausgabe. - Einband bestoßen, etwas fleckig und beschabt. Innen nur vereinzelt gering fleckig. Mit kleinem Wappenexlibris.

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        First Lines of the Practice of Physic, 2 Volumes 1803

      Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh 1803 - 2 volumes complete ornate embossed high quality LEATHER BOUND set. 532 p. Pioneering work on classification of diseases. William Cullen (1710 1790). He was a clergyman and a school teacher before studying medicine. He proposed the Brunonian theory which classified diseases into: asthenic or debilitated, and sthenic or excitable. He prescribed stimulants for treatment of asthenia. He was a heavy drinker and was imprisoned for improper behavior 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Lawrence Sterne. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent.; A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; Sermons, - Letters, with A Life of the Author Written by Himself. Four Volume Set

      London J Johnson 1803. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Leather scuffed. Hinges a little weak, but binding tight. Some browning and offsetting within. Previous owner inscriptions to feps Reprint Leather cover 230mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 479pp; 448pp; 425pp; 434pp. Engraved frontis, and other engraved plates.

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        History of the insurrection of the County of Wexford, A.D. 1798; including an account of transactions preceding that event, with an appendix

      Dublin: Printed for the author, by John Stockdale 8vo. [4] ff., xliv, 304, xxxvi, [2], 20 pp., fold. map, fold. table.. 1803 Hay (1761??-1826) of County Wexford, Ireland, was the brother of John Hay, one of the leaders of the 1798 United Irishmen Rebellion against English rule, and an eye-witness to the events. This first edition contains an introduction that is not found in all of the reprints and some of the later editions also lack either the folding map and/or the appendix. The folding table is the "Enumeration plan" (for enumerating the population of Ireland). The appendix (20 pages with its own signatures) is entitled "Authentic detail of the extravagant and inconsistent conduct of Sir Richard Musgrave, baronet; with a full refutation of his slander against 'Edward Hay'." Musgrave was an Irish Protestant from Waterford, a polemicist, and ardent anti-Catholic. Provenance: 20th-century signature of Francis Massey O'Brien and his bookplates (Portland, Maine), bibliophile and bookseller. Publisher's half brown calf with blue-green paper boards. Front joint open; binding scuffed. Map with repair from rear. Scattered foxing.

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        Jérusalem délivrée Poëme traduit de l'italien

      Paris: Bossange, Masson, 1803. Fine. Bossange, Masson, Paris an XI - 1803, in-8 (12,5x20,5cm), 2 volumes reliés. - Edition with the translation of Le Brun, accompanied by life Mug by Suard. The illustration features a portrait of Tasso engraved by Delvaux according Chasselat, and 20 figures engraved by Barbier Bovinet, Dambrun, Delignon, Langlois, Trireme, etc. Binders of the time in full red morocco long grain Meslant signed. Back smooth richly decorated with arabesques and golden threads. Golden Roulette coaching boards. Golden lace coaching contreplats. All red edges. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition avec la traduction de Le Brun, accompagnée de la vie du Tasse par Suard. L'illustration comprend le portrait du Tasse gravé par Delvaux d'après Chasselat, et 20 figures de Le Barbier gravées par Bovinet, Dambrun, Delignon, Langlois, Trière, etc, protégées par des serpentes. Reliures de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge à grain long signé Meslant. Dos lisses richement ornés d'arabesques et de filets dorés. Roulette dorée en encadrement des plats. Dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches rouges. Quelques rousseur. Superbe exemplaire en plein maroquin d'époque de Meslant. Établi à la fin du XVIIIe siècle, cet artisan travailla jusqu'au milieu du siècle suivant. Il exécuta de très belles reliures pour Louis-Philippe et pour quelques personnalités de la famille d'Orléans.  

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        The Works of Francis Bacon. in Ten Volumes

      J. Johnson et al., London 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An inquiry into the Colonial Policy of the European Powers

      Edinburgh: E. Balfour, Manners & Miller, 1803. Two volumes octavo, some scattered foxing, but a nice set, 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.'. Sabin, 8409.

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        Obras de Don Joseph Cadalso EDITION ORIGINALE

      Madrid: Por Don Matteo Repullès, 1803. Fine. Por Don Matteo Repullès, Madrid 1803, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 12 (10x15cm), relié. - 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! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque marbrée. Dos lisse orné de filets gras et maigres. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, pièce de tomaison dans un cercle en maroquin noir. Un trou de ver en queue tu tome 1, un second en queue du tome 4. José Cadalso (1741-1792), poète et littérateur espagnol, journaliste, étudia en Angleterre et en France au collège jésuite Louis le Grand, puis au séminaire de Madrid. Après avoir voyagé en Europe, il embrassa la carrière militaire. Sa prose a contribué à éveiller l'esprit des Lumières en Espagne et à défendre l'identité nationale. Ces oeuvres regroupent ses poésies, ses traductions et ses critiques, ainsi que ses essais. Ex libris J. J. Ballard, médecin, début XIXe.

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        Die Kleine geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions, oder auserlesene geistreiche Gesaenge, allen wahren heilsbegierigen Saeuglingen der Weissheit insonderheit aber allen Christlichen Gemeinden des Herrn zum Dienst und Gebrauch mit Fleiss zusammen getragen, und in gegenwhartiger Form und Ordnung gestellt nebst einem dreyfachen Register

      Michael Billmeyer, Germantaun [Pa.] 1803 - Near fine plain brown leather with five raised bands and two workable clasps still present. Really a beautiful binding. First Mennonite hymnal printed in the United States. Collation -- )( 3 l., A-2F in 8s, 2G 4 l.: 239 leaves = [6], 39, [1], 412, [20] pages. 40 Psalms, taken from Ambrosius Lobwasser's Psalmen Davids (first printed in 1573), occupy the first 40 pages and include 21 melodies in five-line staff notation. A second title-page: Sammlung alter und neuer Geistreichen Gesange [etc.] Nebst einem dreyfachen und darzu nutzlichen Register, is followed by 424 hymns and, in a supplement, hymns 425-475; the first index gives first lines under 43 topics, the second alphabetical by first lines, the third a list of first lines arranged under the Psalm melodies. Harold S. Bender (in Mennonite encyclopedia, v. 2, 1957, p. 195f.) transcribed the title-pages in full and describes the collection as eclectic, tracing only two parting hymns to the Ausbund, and quoting from the Franconia delegates that `"their hymns had been handed in by so many brethren and dared not be omitted" . a very democratic procedure.' Inscription in an early hand on the verso of the frontis illustration (David at his harp). The text is clean and unmarked with the usual browning to the pages. A nice, tight copy of the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La gymnastique de la jeunesse ou trait? elementaire des jeux d'exercice consideres sous le rapport de leur utili? physique et morale. Par. Ouvrage orn? de 30 gravures

      Chez A. G. Debray, Paris 1803 - In 16, pp.280 con 30 tavv. f. t. inc. all'acquaf. Br. coeva. Segni d'inchiostro al verso della prima tavola. Macchia all'angolo inf. delle ultime due cc. Bruniture. Piccola manc. al marg. di una tav. ?Edizione originale francese di questo testo importante per lo sviluppo dell'educazione fisica in Francia. In seguito alle idee diffuse da Rousseau, in campo educativo, Amat e Jauffret con Tissot, Londe, Berard, Royer Collard, Clias furono coloro che maggiormente si applicacorono allo sviluppo e alla propagazione dell'educazione fisica cos? come oggi ? concepita. Particolarmente interessanti le incisioni a corredo che raffigurano giovani nell'atto di giocare o svolgere sports come l'equitazione, la scherma, la discesa con le slitte, il volano, il tiro con l'arco oppure giochi come nascondino, la settimana ecc. L'autore in realt? non sarebbe Amar Durivier bens? J. C. GuthMuths che pubblic? l'opera in tedesco nel 1793 con il?titolo Gymnastyk for jugend. Egli, partendo dalle teorie di Basedow, attribuisce a queste una maggiore valenza pedagogica, partendo dal concetto che la ginnastica debba educare e coltivare tutte le disposizioni dell'uomo. Dalla comparsa di questo libro?un gran numero di uomini di ogni paese si dedic? alla propagazione della ginnastica?Amar e Jauffret furono solamente i traduttori. Cfr. Jan Todd, The classical ideal.; Martinazzoli - Credaro, Diz. ill. di pedagogia, 2, p.88. ITA

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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; an attractive copy in 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. Garvey, AB30.

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        An inquiry into the Colonial Policy of the European Powers.

      Edinburgh: E. Balfour, Manners & Miller, 1803. Two volumes octavo, some scattered foxing, but a nice set, 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.'. Sabin, 8409.

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        Geschichte der Blokade von Landau im Jahre 1793. Von Augenzeugen beschrieben und auf unläugbare Urkunden gegründet - (Blockade)

      Landau i.d. Pfalz, Glöckner, Birnbaum und Kompagnie, i.J. XII der franz. Zeitrechnung (ca 1803). Mit einer Falttafel: Tabellarische Übersicht des ganzen Belagerungs-Zustandes der Festung Landau während der Blockade derselben in dem zehnjährigen Freiheits-Kriege. kl. 8°, (3Bltt,312), Halbleder-Band der Zeit mit schöner Rücken-Vergoldung. Gesprenckelte Pappdeckel und gesprenckelter Farbschnitt, , Kanten leicht berieben. Bindung fest. Wenige Seiten am Fußschnitt mit altem Kaffeefleck und 3 Blatt mit entsprechenden Wischspuren. Sonst Seiten durchgehend in gepflegtem, vollkommen fleckenfreiem Zustand. - Gesamt in überdurchschnittlich schönem Zustand..

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        History of the insurrection of the County of Wexford, A.D. 1798; including an account of transactions preceding that event, with an appendix

      Dublin: Printed for the author, by John Stockdale 8vo. [4] ff., xliv, 304, xxxvi, [2], 20 pp., fold. map, fold. table.. 1803 Hay (1761?–1826) of County Wexford, Ireland, was the brother of John Hay, one of the leaders of the 1798 United Irishmen Rebellion against English rule, and an eye-witness to the events. This first edition contains an introduction that is not found in all of the reprints and some of the later editions also lack either the folding map and/or the appendix. The folding table is the "Enumeration plan" (for enumerating the population of Ireland). The appendix (20 pages with its own signatures) is entitled "Authentic detail of the extravagant and inconsistent conduct of Sir Richard Musgrave, baronet; with a full refutation of his slander against 'Edward Hay'." Musgrave was an Irish Protestant from Waterford, a polemicist, and ardent anti-Catholic. Provenance: 20th-century signature of Francis Massey O'Brien and his bookplates (Portland, Maine), bibliophile and bookseller. Publisher's half brown calf with blue-green paper boards. Front joint open; binding scuffed. Map with repair from rear. Scattered foxing.

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        The Plays of William Shakespeare - Accurately printed from the text of the Corrected copy left by the late George Steevens Esq

      UK: J. Johnson, R. Baldwin, H.L. Gardner et al., 1803 London, J. Johnson, R. Baldwin, H.L. Gardner et al., 1803. 10 Volumes. Full period leather with ornamentation and gilding. Browning and sporadic foxing throughout, offsetting against frontis and on pastedowns / endpapers. Boards rubbed and a few small cracks, but holding tight. Some creasing to the spines.. 1st Edition. Hardback. Near Fine.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM BENJAMIN RUSH TO HIS WIFE]

      Philadelphia[,PA], 1803. 2 pp. 4to. In a blue half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt with red leather labels. Old folds. Light soiling. Top half of left edge repaired with newer paper. About very good. 2 pp. 4to. A Signer Loses His Umbrella. A familiarly chatty letter written by Philadelphia Signer of the Declaration of Independence Dr. Benjamin Rush to his wife, Julia, who is away from home, relating the latest news and gossip from Philadelphia.  He mentions Julia's "little farm," writing of improvements to be made there:   "Marcus is now employed in planting strawberries.  He shall attend to your directions.  Your flowers & fruit trees seem to languish for your eye & hand.  I have engaged a surveyor to go out & run the line which is to add an acre or two to your little farm.  In the course of the stream which issues from the spring, thro' the wood, there is a pleasant & shaded spot on which I shall direct a covered bath to be made.  It will furnish ice in winter, and a bath in summer."   He continues with some news of family and neighbors, writing, "I have passed another busy day - two hours of it were pleasantly spent at Mr. Wister's at Germantown in the company of three of the best informed ladies of Philada. Young Mr. Wister relapsed a few days ago, but is now I hope mending.  Capt. [John] Barry is better, but not well.  My country patient at Frankford is out of danger.  I visited him yesterday - probably for the last time. ... John unkindly took my umbrella with him & left me a note to buy another for myself.  I have not time to do so, nor do I know where to borrow one.  From the want of it I have suffered from the rain this evening.  To him it was an article of dress; to me it was a necessary of health.  I never expect to see it again."  The Captain Barry referred to is the famous naval officer considered as second only to John Paul Jones.   Rush closes the letter with a post script about a party given by the governor, attended by Jerome Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon.  "Governor McKean gave a splendid tea party this evening in honor of Jerome Bonaparte.  Miss Eliza Smith who attended it, says he is a modest, thoughtful well behaved young man."  Jerome Bonaparte was a lad of eighteen but deeply in love with Elizabeth Patterson of Maryland.  They waited until December 1803 to be married, when Jerome would have passed his nineteenth birthday.  The marriage was later dissolved by Napoleon in 1805.   Benjamin Rush was a delegate to the Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence; he later served as surgeon general for the Middle Department of the Continental Army, though he resigned in outrage over the disorganization and corruption in army hospitals.  Rush established several medical facilities in Philadelphia, including the College of Physicians in 1787.  "Writing prolifically over nearly half a century, Rush was the first American physician to become widely known at home and abroad.  More than any other physician, Rush established the reputation of Philadelphia as a center for medical training...His drive to understand mental illness and render the treatment of mental patients more humane earned Rush the title 'father of American psychiatry'" - ANB.   A delightfully chatty letter from Rush to his wife.

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        Œuvres

      Paris: Bleuet jeune, 1803. Fine. Bleuet jeune, Paris An XI - 1803, 10x15,5cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Edition published by Franz Joseph Marie de Fayolle, decorated with a portrait of the author engraved intaglio by Augustin de Saint-Aubin after Nattier and 5 figures Moreau the Younger engraved on copper by Simonet, and Dupréel Duhamel. Binders of the time in full morocco red long grain, back smooth decorated with boxes and gilded florets, - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition publiée par François-Joseph Marie de Fayolle, ornée d'un portrait de l'auteur gravé en taille-douce par Augustin de Saint-Aubin d'après Nattier et de 5 figures de Moreau le jeune gravées sur cuivre par Simonet, Dupréel et Duhamel. Reliures de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge à grain long, dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, dentelle dorée en encadrement des plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes, roulette dorée en encadrement des contreplats, toutes tranches dorées. Quelques infimes rousseurs, sinon très bel exemplaire élégamment établi.

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        Charte der Laender Am Rhein von Coblenz der Mosel und Lahne südlich bis Mannheim nach den besten Hilfsmitteln und astronomischen Bestimmungen ausgefertiget von C. Mannert. Nürnberg, In der Kaiserl: privil. Kunsthandlung Adam Gottlieb Schneider u. Weigels, 1803.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Conrad Mannert b. Schneider & Weigel in Nürnberg, dat. 1803, 50 x 67 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 201 (Conrad Mannert, 1756-1834. Historian and geographer. .); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 124 f. (Adam Gottlieb Schneider, 1745-1815. Cartographer and publisher of Nuremberg. Worked with Weigel. .). - Zeigt den Mittelrhein mit dem Gebiet zwischen Neuwied, Trier, Mannheim u. Frankfurt / Hanau mit Einzeichnungen aller Herrschaftsgebiete in diesem Terrain. - Oben links Titelkartusche u. Maßstab. - Unter der Karte Auflistung der 5 Departements de Rhin et Moselle, de la Sarre, de la Roer, des Forets u. du Mont Tonnerre (die Departements der Roer, der Saar, des Rheins, des Donnerberges und der Mosel - linkes Rheinufer). - Die Karte mit Eintragungen der "Arrondissement Coblence","Arrondissement Trier", "Arrondissement Birkenfeld" und "Arrondissement Maynz". - Seltene Karte der französischen Départements in Deutschland, die von 1792 bis 1814 bestanden. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Geschichte der Blokade von Landau im Jahre 1793. Von Augenzeugen beschrieben und auf unläugbare Urkunden gegründet - (Blockade)

      Landau i.d. Pfalz, Glöckner, Birnbaum und Kompagnie, i.J. XII der franz. Zeitrechnung (ca 1803) - Mit einer Falttafel: Tabellarische Übersicht des ganzen Belagerungs-Zustandes der Festung Landau während der Blockade derselben in dem zehnjährigen Freiheits-Kriege. 110 x 174 mm, (3Bltt,312), Halbleder-Band der Zeit mit schöner Rücken-Vergoldung. Gesprenckelte Pappdeckel und gesprenckelter Farbschnitt, , Kanten leicht berieben. Bindung fest. Wenige Seiten am Fußschnitt mit altem Kaffeefleck und 3 Blatt mit entsprechenden Wischspuren. Sonst Seiten durchgehend in gepflegtem, vollkommen fleckenfreiem Zustand. - Gesamt in überdurchschnittlich schönem Zustand. 1000 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE COSTUME OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE. Illustrated by a series of Seventy - three engravings. With descriptions in English and French.

      printed for W. Miller by Howlett and Brimmer 1803 In - 4 gr. (mm. 358 x 257), bella legatura in p. pelle coeva (abras. a una cerniera), ricchiss. cornice dorata e a secco ai piatti, tagli dorati, pp.nn. 18 (frontesp., dedica, prefaz., Indice), cc.nn. 73 di descrizione delle 73 tavole di costumi dell?Impero Russo, all?epoca di Caterina la Grande. Sono magnifiche tavole con squisita coloritura d?epoca ed incise in rame ?au pointillé? da J. Dadley (con la data ?January 1, 1803?). Testo in inglese e in francese. Le illustrazioni, come detto nella Prefazione, sono state fedelmente copiate da una serie di incisioni di Carl Wilhelm Mueller, iniziate a San Pietroburgo nel 1776 e terminate nel 1779. Come nell?originale la successione delle tavole è la seguente: le tavv. 1 - 20 sono relative a quelle nazioni che derivano la loro origine dai Finlandesi - le tavv. 21 - 42 descrivono le moltitudini di Tartari sottomessi alla Russia - nelle tavv. 43 - 59 troveremo le varie tribu di Samoyèdes e quelle che abitano la parte più orientale della Siberia e le isole dell?Oceano orientale - dalla tav. 60 in poi sono raffigurati i Kalmuk, i Mongoli e altre tribù meno note. Le descrizioni, attribuite a William Alexander, derivano dalle più accreditate fonti dell?epoca, inclusi: ?Description de toutes les Nations de l?Empire de Russie? del Prof. Mueller - ?Voyage en Sibérie? di D?Auteroche - ?Description du Kamtshatka? di Kracheninnikow, e altri. Cfr. Colas,702 - Lipperheide,I,1341. Magnifica edizione. Esemplare molto ben conservato, con ex libris alle armi di I.B.M. Baskerville.

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        Jérusalem délivrée. Poëme, traduit de l'italien

      Edition with the translation of Le Brun, accompanied by life Mug by Suard. The illustration features a portrait of Tasso engraved by Delvaux according Chasselat, and 20 figures engraved by Barbier Bovinet, Dambrun, Delignon, Langlois, Trireme, etc.Binders of the time in full red morocco long grain Meslant signed. Back smooth richly decorated with arabesques and golden threads. Golden Roulette coaching boards. Golden lace coaching contreplats. All red edges. Bossange, Masson Paris an XI - 1803 in-8 (12,5x20,5cm) 2 volumes reliés

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        Die Braut von Messina oder Die feindlichen Brüder. Ein Trauerspiel mit Chören.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1803.. XIV, 162, (2) SS. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. 8vo.. Erster Druck der ersten Ausgabe. Variante mit Verzeichnis von 2 Druckfehlern auf der Schlußseite und den übrigen auf einem gesonderten Blatt. - Einband beschabt und bestoßen, innen stellenweise minimal gebräunt Am vorderen Innendeckel Exlibris "Dr. J. Klauber"; am Vorsatz hs. Besitzvermerk der Kgl. Bayerischen Regimentsbibliothek (IR 3), darunter Vermerk des Erlanger Germanisten Rudolf von Raumer (1815-76): "Dies ist die Editio Princeps von Schillers Braut von Messina" (dat. 1858); am Titel Vermerk eines bayerischen Offiziers: "1828, 15. Jänner v. d. Rgts.bibliothek ersteigert / Lüneschloß". - Goedeke V, 227, 9. Trömel/M. 240.

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        Fueros, Privilegios, Franquezas, y Libertades del M.N. y M.L. Señorío de Vizcaya. - Real Confirmación, del Regimiento hecho en Junta General de diez y siete de julio de mil setecientos y cinquenta y ocho, . - Reglamento Penal acordado en Junta General de Merindades de 23 de agosto del año de 1799 para las causas criminales que se ofrezcan en este Señorío. - Escudo de la más constante Fee, y Lealtad Confirmados por el Rey Nuestro Señor Don Carlos III (que Dios guarde) y sus gloriosos predecesores.

      1761/1759/1803/. . - Vda. de Antonio de Egusquiza. Bilbao. . 1 Vol. . I: Port. + H + 383 pp. II: 10H. III:H+XXI IV: 341 pp. Folio. Plena piel de época. Derecho (Foral), Siglo XVIII , Vasco-Navarro (Bizkaia) . Volumen facticio que contiene la edición de los Fueros de Bizkaia impresa por la Vda de Egusquiza junto con el Reglamento de Hidalguías de Bizkaia, Reglamento Penal del Señorío y la obra del Licenciado Fontecha y Salazar "Escudo de la más constante Fee y Lealtad". Esta pieza por lo tanto, contiene las 4 obras más importantes del Derecho e Historia Foral, Civil y Penal de Bizkaia en el siglo XVIII. .

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        Collection des écrits politiques, littéraires et dramatiques de Gustave III, roi de Suède; suivie de sa correspondance.

      I-V. Sthlm, C. Delén, 1803-05. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,(8),8,(6),1-247,(1 blank,1) + (12),320,(1) s. & 3 grav plr + (4),328,(5) s. & 4 grav plr + (16),367,(1) + (10),352,(2) s. Fem oskurna häften i samtida glättade blå pappomslag med tryckta titeletiketter. Häftena inlagda i tre lätt nötta kassetter utformade som röda halvsaffianbd med elegant rikt guldornerade ryggar och gröna titeletiketter samt nummerskyltar (Bonniers privatbokbinderi, men osignerade). Inlagorna tryckta på tjockt velinpapper och med en del obetydliga fläckar. Fin svit ur Gerard Bonniers bibliotek.. Setterwall Svensk historisk bibliografi 3314. Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 136, 128, 144, 125, 149 och 150. Första delen utkom i en andra upplaga 1805. Dedikationen till Gustav IV Adolf undertecknad "Dechaux", d.v.s. Jean Baptiste de Chaux, fransk språkmästare, som var medhjälpare till den verkliga utgivaren J. G. Oxenstierna. J. B. de Chaux översatte även teaterstyckena. Del I innehåller tal och liknande, del II-III dramatik och del IV-V ett urval av kungens brevväxling. En svensk upplaga i sex delar publicerades 1806-12. Planscherna i denna franska upplaga är inte desamma som i den svenska. Här är kungens porträtt graverat av C. S. Gaucher efter förlaga av N. Lafrensen d.y. och den första planschen av Heland samt de övriga sex planscherna graverade av de franska kopparstickarna Dambrun, Gauché, Halbou och De Launay efter förlagor av Karl Jakob Hjelm och Emanuel Limnell. Plancherna graverades i Paris under överinseende av Heland, som bland annat för detta ändamål vistades i Paris 1802-06

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        Compendio historico de la fundacion, progresos, y estado actual de la ciudad de Cartago en la provincia de Popayan

      1803 - One of the earliest works printed in Guadalaxara, describing a city in Colombia. 1803. Guadalaxara. Mariano Valdes Tellez Giron. In 4to (203 mm x 140 mm). 1 [blank] + 14 ff. + x + 47 + [2] + 50 + 1 ff. + 44 + 2 ff. + 3 folding plates. Handsome contemporary, probably American, calf; spine tooled in gilt, red lettering piece, lower compartment lightly stained. A very fine copy, very bright and crisp, edges tinted red. First edition. A very scarce work, printed in Guadalaxara, and finely illustrated with three plates: La Milagrosisima Imagen de Nra Sra del Rosario de Chiquinquira, Nra. Sra. de la Pobreza, que se venera en la Yglesia del Convento de San Francisco de Cartago, Reyno de Santa Fe. As to be expected, books printed in Mexico on Colombia are scarce, specially one of Colombian´s history and description of one of its cities. Cartago is a city in Colombia, in the Valley of Cauca, one of the oldest in the country; Popayan s the Capital city of the Cauca. A very handsomely printed book, and one of the first books to have been printed in Guadalaxara; profits from three strikingly engraved plates. The author was a high-ranking colonial official, Major of the Audience at Guatemala, and Vice Dean of the Audience at Guadalaxara. A scarce work, only one copy has appeared for sale in the last 30 years, before that, a copy in 1947. Medina, Guadalajara 44. Palau, 41362. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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