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        Allemannische Gedichte. Für Freunde ländlicher Natur und Sitten. Sylvestrem tenui musam meditabor avens. Meinem lieben Freund herrn Berginspektor Herbster und dann meinen guten Verwandten, Freunden und Landsleuten in Hausen im Wiesenthal zum Andenken gewidmet J.P.H. 1. Aufl.

      Karlsruhe, Macklot 1803 - VIII, 232 S. mit 4 Musikbeilagen Pappband der Zeit, --aus der Bibliothek des Dr. Haenle, Lahr-- etwas berieben, fünf Blätter an Anfang und zwei Blätter am Schluß etwas fleckig, alter handschriftlicher Eintrag auf dem letzten Blatt unten, sonst ordentlich, SELTEN !! +++Antiquariat seit über 25 Jahren+++ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Der ANTIQUAR in LAHR, Werner Engelmann]
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        The insurrection of the twenty-third July, 1803

      Dublin: printed by Grassberry and Campbell, 10, Back-Lane. [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. First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 18757. Not in Bradshaw. Henry Brereton Code (d. 1830) wrote this unsympathetic account of the United Irishman Robert Emmet's abortive rebellion barely one month after Emmet's trial, conviction and execution on 19/20 September. Code's account chronicles the events leading up the failed uprising and attempts to give an ideological justification for the British suppression of the separatist rebels. It has been described as a travesty by subsequent Irish writers and historians for its bias against Irish nationalist republicanism.

      [Bookseller: John Drury Rare Books]
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        The Sportsman’s Cabinet; or, a Correct Delineation of the Various Dogs Used in the Sports of the Field; Including the Canine Race in General, Consisting of A Series of Engravings of Every Distinct Breed, From Original Paintings, Taken from Life ... To Which is Added, a Scientific Disquisition on Distemper, Canine Madness, and the Hydrophobia by a Veteran Sportsman

      London: Printed and published for the proprietors, by J. Cundee, Ivy Lane, Paternoster-Rpw, 1803. First edition. rebacked to style in brown morocco with raised bands and gilt decorated with images of a dog, horse, deer and fox, red and brown spine labels lettered in gilt, full smooth brown calf ruled in gilt, all edges stained yellow, brown endpapers. Edges of covers slightly rubbed and a little darkened, else fine. Quarto. Two volumes Profusely illustrated with plates by John Scott after Reinagle and the wood engraved vignettes by Thomas Bewisk The third published English dog book, complete with all plates and vignettes [Schwerdt II, p. 248. Hubbard, The Literature of British Dogs, p. 27-29].

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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         Atlas der Heilpflanzen des Praelaten Kneipp. [Vienna?], 1903-1905. Folio (30.5 x 22.5 cm). With 231 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary green morocco with minimal Jugendstil decoration, title in gold on spine, gold-tooled binding edges, richly gold-tooled turn-ins, gilt edges. .

      Nissen, BBI 1008 n. Second edition of a richly illustrated collection of all the medicinal herbs prescribed or tolerated by Sebastian Kneipp, published when his water cures were all the rage. The Austrian archduke Joseph Karl (1803-1905) began working on this collection after being cured by Kneip of Bright's disease, a kidney disorder. The 188 plants, published in 60 instalments, were skillfully drawn by his daughter Margarethe and printed as fine chromolithographs. The collection is alphabetically ordered, and each letter starts with a chromolithographed plate illustrating that particular letter, followed by a contents page. The plants are accompanied by short descriptions mentioning its names, place of origin and its usable parts but not always the situation in which it is used.Father Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897) began developing nonchemical treatments based on water and herbals after curing himself from tuberculosis. Kneipp's treatments, which advocated a natural and rational mode of life, were all the rage in the late 19th century.The second edition also contains a eulogy for the Archduke Joseph and a list of subscribers.Portrait of Kneipp pasted on the inside of the cover and a bookplate on the second flyleaf. Binding somewhat rubbed at the edges with the spine heavily discoloured. Pages somewhat discoloured at the edges..

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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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 Halbpergament 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. --[interner vermerk .. HAA-14093 Versand D: 2,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        Oeuvres complètes

      Chez Jean-François Bastien 1803 - - Chez Jean-François Bastien, A Paris 1803, In-8 (12,5x21cm), 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition, illustrée d'un portrait en médaillon au frontispice et de 15 figures d'après Mysbach. Reliure en pleine basane brune moucheté d'époque. Dos lisse orné de deux fers différents et de multiples roulettes. Titre et tomaison dorés. Tranches marbrées. Outre Tristram Shandy, Le voyage sentimental et Les lettres d'Yorick à Elsa, les volumes contiennent également les Sermons de Sterne et ses Mémoires particuliers. Quelques coins émoussés, deux légers manques en tête ; mors du tome 6 fendillés en partie mais bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition, illustrated with a medallion portrait frontispiece and 16 figures. Binding in full brown sheepskin speckled contemporary. Back smooth decorated with two different irons and multiple wheels. Title and volume number gilded. Marbled edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness (1803) BOUND WITH: Reply to the Chief Objections which have been urged against the Essay on the Principle of Population Published in an Appendix to the Third Edition (1806)

      London: J. Johnson. 1803. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd edition, 1803, considerably revised and enlarged. Large quarto, early diced russia, pp. viii (4), 610 plus (3) 4-36 (blank). Inserted after the title page is a blank sheet with the owner's name ('J. T. Biggs, Inner Temple 1805') and apparently a binder's note probably from the same year: 'Russia grained / M. leaves'. Has recent black buckram spine with gilt titles (moderately unattractive), boards look like they've been varnished, and appears to have more recent marbled endpapers, otherwise the text is collated complete and in very good condition, mild foxing. Not often found with the 1806 addition of the Reply to Chief Objections. Printing and the Mind of Man (PMM) 251.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Ma tante Aurore Ou Le roman impromptu. Opéra Bouffon en 2 actes. Paroles de Longchamps. Dédié à Madame la Princesse Dolgorucki

      Paris : Chérubini, Méhul, Kreutzer, Rode, Isouard et Boieldieu; Lyon : Garnier, PN 100, [1803]. - Partitur. [2] Bll., (Titel, blanco, Personnages, blanco), 41, 17, 50, 18, 6, 22, 20, 21, 11, 3, 65 S. Letzte Blätter lose. Mitgebunden: handschriftlichte Noten der S. 61-64. Bibliotheksexpl. mit Stempeln auf Titel und Notenseiten. Verlagsangabe beschabt, teils noch überklebt. HPgt. d. Zt. Rückendeckel eingerissen. Unten rechts Randabrisse mit Papier unterlegt. // Full score. Engraved. Bound with are 4 pages in contemp. manuscript. Ex-library copy with stamps to title and occasionally to contents. Paste-over label to publisher`s name has been partially removed, causing some damage to imprint. Contemp. half-parchment, spine split. Some dam. to margins/corners, partly repaired. Äusserst seltene Erstausgabe der Partitur.Versand D: 4,00 EUR cat106, cat106b, illustration, Oper, opera, cat106, cat106b, illustration, Oper, Oper

      [Bookseller: Musikantiquariat Paul van Kuik]
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        Verzeichniß der vornehmsten Kunstwörter zum Nutzen der angehenden und mancher nicht angehenden Maler/ aus verschiedenen Sprachen zusammengetragen.

      Wien, Wallishausser, 1803. 76 S. OHld. der Zeit. Das Widmungsblatt wurde herausgetrennt (S. 3/4). Mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Ergänzungen, die auf kleinen Blättern zusätzlich eingefügt worden sind. - Ebd. berieben, fingerfleckig, tlw. etw. angestaubt u. etw. fleckig, kl. Reste von Siegellack im Bug, Gbrsp. - Langenhöffel, (1750 - 1807), studierte an der Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf bei Lambert Krahe und spezialisierte sich auf die Radierung italienischer Meisterwerke. Zwischenzeitlich in Den Haag, war er ab 1782 Hofmaler zu Mannheim. Daneben war Langenhöffel Mitarbeiter der Chalkographischen Gesellschaft zu Dessau und zeitweise auch deren technischer Direktor. Zuletzt übernahm er jedoch das Direktorat an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien, wo er auch verstarb. - Curiosa. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The Origin and Progress of Writing, as Hieroglyphic as Elementary, Illustrated by Engravings Taken from Marbles, Manuscripts and Charters, Ancient and Modern. Also Some Account of the Origin and Progress of Printing

      Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, for J. White, at Horace's Head, London 1803 - Second and best edition, with additions. 31 engraved full-page or fold-out plates, some with contemporary coloring. [viii], xxiv, 240 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in contemporary calf, rebacked, some foxing to text, plates toned. Bookplate 31 engraved full-page or fold-out plates, some with contemporary coloring. [viii], xxiv, 240 pp. 1 vols. 4to

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Digte. Orig. udgave.

      1803 1803 - Kbhvn.: Brummer 1803. Med kobberstukket titelblad. [4] + 304 s. Eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med rig gulddekoration på ryggen. Gammelt navn på bagsiden af forsatspapir. False smukt restaureret. * Liebenberg s. 11.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Répertoire du théâtre françois, ou Recueil des tragédies et comédies restées au théâtre depuis Rotrou, pour faire suite aux éditions in-octavo de Corneille, Molière, Racine, Regnard, Crébillon et au théâtre de Voltaire, avec des notices sur chaque auteur

      Paris, Perlet, 1803 - 1804. Marmorierter Pbde. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Lederrückenschild Mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Kupferstich-Illustrationen (Avec de nombreuses gravures pleine page). Bände lediglich leicht berieben. Sonst gutes Exemplar; Seiten überwiegend sauber, wenige Seiten leicht fleckig (bonne copie; pages surtout propre). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        Aquarelle originale avec titre et signature manuscrite au verso: ?Vue Des ruines du Château de Ringgenberg contre le couchant, situé dans le cy. dt. (jadis) baillage d?Interlacken, Canton de Berne. Dessiné après nature par Nic. Gachet cy. dt. (jadis) Baillif de Gessenay en 1803?.

      1803, 1803 - 35 x 60 cm la feuille , aquarelle originale, sous passepartout, baguette or (44.5 x 67.5 cm) . Niklaus Gatschet (1736-1817) est issu d'une famille patricienne de la ville de Berne, Bailli de Grandson en 1755, landamann pour la Thurgovie de 1778 à 1788, membre du Grand Conseil de Berne en 1785 et Bailli du Gessenay de 1791 à 1797, Gatschet est connu pour ses activités de généalogiste, de peintre, de graveur et de naturaliste (collection de fossiles et armorial) [DHBS]. Le nom de la famille est originaire de Payerne (Gachet).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Das Wein-Umgelt der Reichs-Stadt Frankfurt nach kaiserlichen Privilegien, Verträgen und kaiserlichen Entscheidungen als Stadt-Grundgesetzen betrachtet und rechtlich erörtert. Mit Beilagen I. bis LVI. 1803. Nachlese und Ergänzungs-Stücke zum Wein-Umgelt… Mit fortgesetzten Beylagen LVII bis LXI einschließlich. 1803. Fortsetzung der Beylagen.

      Frankfurt am Main 1803. Komplettes Exemplar mit allen historischen Dokumentbeilagen. Titelblatt, 44 S. Text u. 87, 24, 8 Seiten Beilagen. Fol., Brosch. Titel u. letzte Seite verschmutzt u. mit deutlichen Alterungsspuren, Seiten gering altersfleckig, recht frisch.Da Frankfurt in früheren Zeiten eine Metropole des Weinhandels war, liegt hier eine umfassende Geschichte des Weinhandels vor, wie sie kaum wieder aufzufinden ist, zumal mit den vollständigen Anhängen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Frankfurt am Main, Alte Drucke, Wein, Weinhandel, Weinanbau, Dokumente, alte Drucke, Edikte, Verordnungen, Geschichte, Kulturgeschichte, Orts- und Landeskunde; Recht, Rechtswissenschaft, Rechtsgeschichte, Reichsstadt

      [Bookseller: art4us - Antiquariat]
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        Sir Arthur Onslow ( 1691 - 1768 ). Engl. Politiker, " Speaker of The House of Commons". "To the Right Honble. Earl Onslow. This Plate representing the House of Commons in Sir Robert Walpole’s Administration. Is with Permission dedicated by his Lordships most obedient humble Servt. E. Harding. From an original Picture painted by Hogarth, and Sir James Thornhill, in the collection of Earl Onslow.".

      - Kupferstich v. A. Fogg n. Hogarth u. Thornhill b. E. Harding, dat. 1803, 54,3 x 40,4 (H) - Blattgr. 65 x 48,5cm London Published Nov. 1803 , by Mr. E. Harding. Nach einem Gemälde von James Thornhill und William Hogarth (London 10. 11. 1697 - 26. 11. 1764 London), engl. sozialkritischer Maler und Graphiker. Vorläufer der modernen Karikaturisten. Darstellung während einer Sitzung unter Nennung der Prominenz. Punktierstich von A. Fogg. Bezeichnet: Engraved by A. Fogg. historical Engraver. - to his Royal Highness Prince Wm. Frederick. - London Published Novr. 1. 1803. by E. Harding, No. 100, Pall Mall. Unter den Porträtierten in der Bildmitte der den Vorsitz innehabende Rt. Hon. Arthur Onslow selbst. Ihm zur Seite Robert Walpole, in den Reihen im Mittelgrund ferner Sydney Godolphin, Sir Joseph Jekyl, Colonel Onslow, Sir James Thornhill sowie vorne am Tisch Edward Stables Esq. und Mr. Aiskew als Clerk bzw. Clerk Assistant of House of Commons. Sehr schöner, sauberer, breitrandiger Abdruck.- Sehr selten (very rare). Vgl. Kunstgalerie Esslingen 1970; und Meyers Konv.-Lex., 4. Aufl., VIII [1888], 625: Eine schöne Ausgabe, geschätzt auch schon von zeitgenössischen Sammlern vom Range etwa eines A. T. Stewart [Catalog of the Stewart Collection, New York 1887, 1221, fine plates]).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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      [Washington, 1803. Modern half calf and marbled boards. Minor foxing. A very good copy. The true first edition of the separately-printed Appendix of Jefferson's AN ACCOUNT OF LOUISIANA..., one of the most important books in Western Americana. Although the Philadelphia 1803 edition has been called the first edition of this work, it is in fact the second, issued after this undated, unimprinted Washington edition. A contemporary inscription in the Yale copy of the larger work, AN ACCOUNT..., reads: "Sam. Mitchell Washington Nov 14, 1803." On the verso of the titlepage the same hand has written: "This pamphlet was written by Mr. Wagner, chief-clerk in the office of Mr. Madison Secretary of State; the materials were collected by the President of the U.S. [Mr. Jefferson] who received them in answer to certain interrogatories put by him to discreet and intelligent men in Louisiana. The various answers to these executive queries were put into the hands of Mr. Wagner to be compiled and digested in the Congress by Mr. Jefferson on 15th November, 1803." The APPENDIX bears a similar signature on the titlepage: "Sam Mitchell Nov. 28 1803." The Philadelphia edition was printed from the Washington edition, and in the next year a flood of second, third, and fourth generation editions from Baltimore, Providence, Albany, Carlisle, Wilmington, and Raleigh, North Carolina appeared, indicating the nation's eagerness to overcome the general lack of previous information on Louisiana. The APPENDIX contains much valuable information on Louisiana, including a printing of Le Baron de Carondelet's laws dated June 1, 1795, which concludes with several pages on the correct policing of slaves.

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        Lehrbuch der pharmazeutischen Experimentalchemie nach der neueren Theorie. Zum Gebrauch für Ärzte und praktischen Apotheker und als Leitfaden zu Vorlesungen.

      Hamburg, Maynz, Gottfried Vollmer, 1803. 416 S- HLdr. d. Zt., mit geprägtem Rückenschildchen. 2. ganz umgearb. Aufl. Mit der gefalteten Tabelle. - Tintenfleck am Rand bis S. XXX, Gbrsp., Besitzvermerke a. fl. V. - Trommsdorff (1770 - 1837) war Sohn eines Apothekers in Erfurt. Er studierte an der Universität Erfurt. 1811 wurde er o. Professor und gründete zugleich eine chemisch-pharmazeutische Fabrik. T. gilt als Begründer einer wissenschaftlichen Pharmazie. Er gab von 1793 - 1817 das Journal der Pharmazie heraus. Er untersuchte zahlreiche Drogen und Mineralwässer, entdeckte, dass es sauerstofffreie Säuren gibt, nebenbei beschäftigte er sich mit chemischer Technologie, Physik und Minerallogie. Sein Briefwechsel mit fast allen bedeutenden, ungefähr 250 Chemikern seiner Zeit erscheint in der \"Acta hstorica Leopoldina\". (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Chemie

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        Systema Rhyngotorum secundum ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

      - Brunsvigae, C. Reichard, 1803. 8vo (200 x 140mm). pp. x, 21, 314, (2). (With:) Index Alphabeticus in I.C. Fabricii Systema Rhyngotorum genera et species continens. Brunsvigae, C. Reichard, 1803. 8vo. pp. 23. Contemporary half calf, richly gilt decortated spine with marbeld sides. An attractively bound copy. Fabricius was one of the most famous pupils of Linnaeus. He greatly increased the knowledge of entomology and gained a wide reputation abroad. 'In accordance with his new fundamental characters he changed the Linnaean names into. Rhyngota (Hemiptera).' (Smith, History of Entomology p. 111). The separately published index is rare and lacking in most copies. In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages.Horn-Schenkling 6217 & 6218. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drawing of a camel with bedouins in the desert.

      No place, 1803. - Pencil drawing, 175 x 104 mm on an oblong sheet of laid paper (200 x 132 mm, no watermark discernible). Fine drawing of a pack camel in the desert, accompanied bedouins and an Arab horseman. Signed and dated by the artist, Barthel, who is possibly a member of the large family of Leipzig-based goldsmiths active around the late 18th and early 19th century. - Old vertical fold, otherwise perfect. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 26. VII. 1803. - 4 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. Eben volljährig, an seinen Erzieher v. Keller: "Ihre werthe Gesellschaft geht mir all zu sehr ab, als dass ich längere Zeit vergehen lassen könnte, ohne dem Abgang derselben wenigstens durch Brief-Wechsel zu ersetzen; und zu einer, obzwar beschränckten schriftlichen Gedanken Mitheilung die Zuflucht zu nehmen, da mir die unbeschränckte mündliche, die ich mit Ihnen gewohnt bin, nun unmöglich ist. Mein Bruder Franz erhielt eben Ihren Brief: wollte Gott, dass er uns bessere Nachrichten von Carl mittheilen könnte; allein das abermalige Zunehmen der Anfälle an Stärcke, und Dauer läßt mich leider sehr bezweifeln, dass der Ausschlag im Gesichte eine wahre Crisis war, oder dass er der Natur einen genugsamen Ausgang von üblen Säften verschafft habe; und in diesem Fall auf was kann man, als auf Gott die Hoffnung einer wahren Genesung bauen? Da der Anfall die ganze Nacht hindurch gedauert hat, so fürchte ich sehr, dass sie werden auf geblieben seyn, und so die ganze Nacht verlohren haben. Wir machen hier unser Ihnen wohl bekanntes Belvedere Leben, welches diesmahl fast noch mäßiger ist, als gestern: gestern Abends war Gesellschaft, die bis 2 Uhr dauerte, wir retirierten uns aber früher. Die gestrige zuverlässige Nachricht ist, dass eine Algerier Flotte von 13. Schabecchi, welche im Mittelländischen Meer, und an dessen Ufern alles zittern machte, von einer Englischen Fregatte attaquirt wurde: das Gefecht war hartnäckig, und die Fregatte war ziemlich nahe sich zu ergeben, als zwey Linienschiffe, die von der von Neapel in Anker liegenden Flotte des Ad. Nelson detachirt wurden, hinzu eilten, und dem Gefecht dadurch ein Ende machten, dass sie 6. Schabecchi zu Grund bohrten, und 7. eroberten, mit welcher sie vor Neapel zurückkehrten [ ]".

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

      [N.p., but probably Tobago], 1803. Folio. Folded sheets, stitched together. Stitching loose, some sheets loosely laid in. Spine chipped. Titlepage lightly soiled, some small chips and tears around the edges. Some light soiling and dampstaining to outer leaves, else clean and bright. Written on the right half of each page, with some additional notes or corrections on the left. Near fine. An important document, in French, detailing the functions of the island of Tobago, written by Louis-Maurice Le Rat De Magnitot (1757-1823), colonial prefect of Tobago and Saint Domingue. Tobago changed hands many times during the 18th century, and the island was briefly in French possession again in 1802-03 before being captured by the British in June of 1803. In this document Magnitot summarizes the situation of the newly reclaimed island. The first four sections of his MEMOIRE deal with military matters. In the first section, "Troupes," he lists seventy-seven men garrisoned on Tobago, noting that the garrison is a varied blend of men. He includes details on discipline, causes of sickness and mortality among the men, and uniforms. The second section, "Artillerie," provides details of the number of guns and munitions at Tobago. The third section, "Fortifications," includes two plans of Man of War Bay, complete with soundings, observations, and important locations marked. This is followed by a section entitled "Marine," in which he details the condition of the ports and harbors. In the next four sections Magnitot gives details about the civil operations of the island: Laws, Police, Agriculture, and Commerce. The section on the law is very detailed, giving the organization of the courts, civil and criminal. The section on police is perhaps the most interesting, in which he gives not only information on keeping the public peace, but on the public itself. Magnitot delineates, in several separate points, policing among the black populace, the conduct of masters toward slaves, and the condition of roads and the means of their maintenance. In the last of these points he gives numbers on both the European and colored populace. The "population blanche" numbers no more than 600, while the "population noire" at the time of the assessment numbers 17,485. Breakdowns within each group are also given, dividing rural from urban and free from slave. In the seventh section, "Agriculture," Magnitot declares Tobago's agriculture to be flourishing. He lays out the reasons for that success before going into specific crop information detailing production of coffee, cotton, rum, and sugar. The final section, "Commerce," is the most extensive. It lays out details of Tobago's trade with France and reasons for variation on the flow of commerce, as well as discussing the cost of national trade versus trade with other nations. Clearly the French administrators hoped Tobago would become a productive colony, but Napoleon's entire American strategy collapsed in 1803, with the loss of Saint Domingue to the freed slaves, the sale of Louisiana, and the choking off of Caribbean commerce by the Royal Navy. First colonized by the Dutch in the early 17th century, over the next two hundred years Tobago changed hands thirty-three times among the Spanish, Dutch, English, and French, all of them rival colonists. In 1763, Tobago was ceded to Britain, captured by the French in 1781, and then recaptured by the British in 1793. In 1802, Trinidad was ceded to the British through the Treaty of Amiens, and Tobago returned to the French. Britain re- captured it in 1803 when the peace broke and the Napoleonic Wars resumed. At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1814, Britain gained formal possession of Tobago with the Treaty of Paris. A fascinating and detailed document illuminating this last brief period of French rule on the island of Tobago, a small part of Napoleon's strategy to build a French empire in America.

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        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

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        A Vocabulary of the Persian Language

      S. Bagster 1803 - 1803. 485 pages. No dust jacket. Marbled boards half bound in brown leather. Outer spine missing.Ex libris plate to ffep. Some internal hinge cracking with tape repairs. Remains clear and legible throughout on moderately tanned and foxed pages.Front board detached but remains with book. Rear board remains attached. Outer spine missing, exposing inner binding. Boards are moderately rubbed and edge worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Washington, 1803. Folio. Contemporary plain blue wrappers, string-tied as issued. Wrappers lightly worn around the edges. Some small tears, creases, and a bit of soiling in the page edges. Very good. Untrimmed. This copy was sent by the State Department to the collector of Newport, as indicated by a manuscript inscription at the head of the titlepage: "The Secretary of State requests the Collector of New[port] to permit any person enquiring for this list to per[use] the same. Dept. of State 14 Nov. 1803." Under the seventh article of the 1794 treaty between the United States and Great Britain, commonly known as "Jay's Treaty" after American negotiator, John Jay, England agreed to compensate American merchants and citizens for losses incurred through the actions of British ships during the French Revolutionary Wars. The present work lists hundreds of American ships that fell victim to the British navy, gives the name of the ship masters and of the American claimants, the amount due to the claimant, and the agent in London to whom the amount was payable. One page contains a list of cases that are still "unfinished business before the board" as of July 15, 1803. Apparently not in Shaw & Shoemaker. OCLC locates a total of three copies (listed under two records), at the Peabody Essex Museum, Western Reserve Historical Society, and Yale. The first two put the place of publication as London, and Yale puts forth Washington. The phrasing of the titlepage, which refers to the Jay Treaty as the "British Treaty" inclines us to believe that this was printed in Washington. Rather scarce, and a significant document in the history of Anglo-American spoliation claims.

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        Otto WAGNER (1803 Torgau-Dresden 1861), St. Marien zu Dohna, Aquarell

      - Otto WAGNER (1803 Torgau-Dresden 1861), Innenansicht der Kirche St. Marien zu Dohna, Aquarell -- Technik: -- Aquarell über Bleistift, verso bezeichnet. -- Maße: -- 20,5 x 14,5 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt gut, minimale Bereibungen. -- Beschreibung: -- Der Vater Otto Wagners war ein seinerzeit hochgeschätzter Wasserbauingenieur, den die berufliche Entwicklung 1815 nach Dresden führte. Dort erhielt Otto, dessen künstlerische Begabung bald entdeckt wurde, Unterricht bei Johann Gottfried Jentzsch, einem Porzellanmaler in Meißen, der später als Hoftheatermaler in Dresden tätig war. 1817 wurde Jentzsch zum Lehrer für architektonisches Zeichen an der Industrie- und Bauschule der Dresdner Kunstakademie ernannt. Als er 1826 starb, übernahm Wagner seine Vorlesungen an der Akademie. Das bescheidene aber regelmäßige Einkommen, das daraus resultierte, erlaubte dem Künstler bald, einige Reisen zu unternehmen. Er ging in den Schwarzwald, nach Bayern, in die Schweiz und selbstverständlich nach Italien, womit sein Traum von der Studienreise in Erfüllung ging. Zurück in Dresden widmete er sich intensiv der Dekorationsmalerei, allem voran für das königliche Hoftheater, das in den Jahren 1838 bis 1841 von Gottfried Semper errichtet wurde. Dies führte zu einer intensiven Zusammenarbeit mit dem Baumeister. So lag es auch nahe, dass Semper dem Künstler einige Restaurierungsarbeiten in der Kirche St. Marien in Dohna, die er von 1836 bis 1843 leitete, übertragen hat. In dieser Zeit entstand die vorliegende Zeichnung. Es ist ein Blick vom Vorraum in das Kircheninnere. Das Auge des Betrachters wird, an den Rundpfeilern vorbei, die ein imposantes Sternrippengewölbe tragen, zum Hauptaltar geführt. Es ist ein spätgotischer Flügelaltar aus einer unbekannten Werkstatt, der bis heute vor Ort zu sehen ist. Davor, unterhalb des Triumphbogens, befindet sich das berühmte, reich dekorierte Taufbecken aus Sandstein, rechts davon die barocke Kanzel. Zwischen den Pfeilern sind die hölzernen Emporen, die unter Semper neu eingebaut wurden, zu bewundern. Helles Sonnenlicht fällt vom rechten Fenster auf eine Dreiergruppe am unteren Rand des Bildes. Die Gruppe wurde nach Fertigstellung der Zeichnung hinzugefügt und war offensichtlich ursprünglich nicht als Teil der Komposition gedacht. Es scheint, der Künstler wollte damit von der rein dokumentarischen Funktion seiner Arbeit kurz abrücken und Architektur und Mensch wieder einander annähern. --

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        L'Empire de Russie En Europe Et Asie Divisee en ses differnens Provinces Par Lamarche Geogr. et Successeur de Robert Vougondi - Venise 1803.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Robert de Vaugondy b. Società Calcografia in Venedig, dat. 1803, 46,5 x 59,5 Bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar! - Diese sehr seltene Karte gehört zu einem nie beendetem Projekt der "Società Calcografia", ein Zusammenschluß der beiden venezianischen Verleger des 18. Jahrhundert Antonio Zatta und Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. - Weitere Karten die uns aus dem Projekt bekannt sind tragen auch den Namen "à Venise Chez la Societe Chalcographique". - Das Projekt ist nie beendet worden und die Karten in keiner uns bekannten Bibliographie aufgeführt. - Oben rechts in Manuskript "N. XLIV." - Die Karte zeigt Russland zwischen Norwegen und Kamtschatka. - Oben halbrechts Titel. - Extrem seltener Einblattdruck! This very rare map belongs to a never finished project for the atlas of the so called Società Calcografia, a simple commercial trade realized by the two main Venetian publishers of the XVIII century, Antonio Zatta and Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. The term Società Calcografica has been deduced from the map of the world, which is part of the collection and bears in the lower cartouche the French writing "à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique". As already stated, the project was never finished for no atlas containing these maps has ever been listed in any bibliography. Very likely, then, the maps have been sold individually, or maybe as part of smaller, custom collections. The maps of the collection derive from Paolo and Francesco Santini’s plates, used by Remondini in his 1782/4 "Atlas Universelle" and from the plates of Antonio Zatta’s "Nuovo Atlante" published in 1796. Santini’s maps have been beautifully enriched, using the system of small, masked plates which can be perceived through the platemarks on the paper, with great cartouches according to the classical style of Zatta and have been probably engraved by the members of his staff, Pasquali, Zuliani and Pitteri. The cartouches bear very often historical descriptions and maybe the maps have been realized to depict the great geographic changes of the peninsula during the Napoleonic period. In our opinion, the two publishers worked together to the realization of the project until Antonio Zatta died (1804), and the complete atlas was never finished because Giuseppe Antonio Remondini also died in 1811. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Bollettino delle leggi della republica italiana. Dal 1 gennajo al 31 dicembre 1805 Anno II. Bollettino delle leggi del regno d\'italia 1806 (parte I & III, Dal gennajo / 1. settembre al 30 aprile / 31 dicembre 1806); 1807 (part II & III, Dal 1 juglio / ottobre al 30 settembre / 31 decimbre 1807). 1808 (part I & II, Dal primo gennajo / primo giugno al 31 maggio /31 dicembre 1808). 1811 (part I & II, Dal I.° gennajo / lugluo al 30 giugno / 31 dicembre 1811), 9 Vol. (Codice Napoleonico)

      Milano Dalla reale stamperia 1803. 1806, 1807, 1808, 1811, 8°, Halbleder XV/440; VIII/391, IX/889-1151; VIII/361-968, XIV/969-1615+1; XIX/426, XVIII/429-1110); XVI/669, XVI/671-1299+1 S. Einheitlicher Halbledereinband mit zwei Rückentitel u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Einband leicht bestoßen, innen sauber, insgesamt noch guterhaltenes Exemplar. (9 volumes. Unit binding: Half leather, nice lable on the spine with gilt-print, red cut. 13,5 x 20,5 cm. Some pages with small vignettes. Condition: Binding: Here and there only a few rubbed, alltogether good/very good. Inside very good, very clean, no fox-marks etc.). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Geschichte

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        TIROL. - Trachten aus Tirol. Costumes de Tirol.

      Verlag des Kunst und Industrie-Comptoirs,, Wien, 1803 - 4 Hefte in 1 Bd. 31 x 23,5 cm. Mit 16 (von 24?) altkolorierten Umrißradierungen bzw. Aquatintaradierungen von Simon Warnberger nach Anton Kapeller, sowie einem Aquarell signiert von Josef Leopold Strickner. Colas 1589; Hiler 490; Lipperheide Eba 4. - Seltene Folge von prachtvoll kolorierten Kostumtafeln. - "Diese Tiroler Trachten sind noch immer unübertroffen geblieben, und an Kunstwert wohl auch nicht erreicht worden" (Nagler VII, 381). - Den Bibliographen zufolge erschienen vier Hefte zu je sechs Tafeln (also 24), die vorliegenden originalen Lieferungen verlangen aber nur je vier Tafeln: Zillertal, Tesino; Innsbruck, Pfafflar; Unter-Inntal, Sagran; Ötztal, wandernder Tiroler (jeweils männliche und weibliche Tracht). Auch die NDB (Bd. XI, S. 129) spricht von 16 Tafeln, die Kappeler von Warnberger ausführen (irrig "lithographieren") ließ. Zwölf der Tafeln in unserem Exemplar sind Umrißradierungen mit den Künstlerinitialen von Simon Warnberger in der Platte und deutsch-französischer Legende, vier Tafeln sind unsignierte Aquatintaradierungen, breitrandiger und nur mit deutscher Legende und eigenständiger Numerierung. Diese Mischform scheint auch in den in der Literatur beschriebenen wenigen Exemplaren üblich zu sein, wobei Lipperheite (alt: 888) darauf hinweist, daß diese unsignierten Blätter "mit den bei Zanna in Augsburg erschienen Nachstichen [von Laminit] nicht überein" stimmen. - Einband minimal berieben, die Gelenke bestoßen. Der fliegende Vorsatz vorne knittrig. Schönes Exemplar, farbfrisch und sauber. Vorgebunden ein signiertes original Aquarell (Bildgröße ca. 23 x 17 cm) von Josef Leopold Strickner: "1809. Logierte hier Andre Hofer Ober Comandant von Tirol und Vorarlberg" (vgl. Thieme-Becker XXXII, 185). Ganzfigur nach viertellinks des Freiheitskämpfers Andreas Hofer, an einen Wegrand gelehnt, im Hintergrund ein Haus. Rare series of magnificently coloured costume plates. - Minor thumbing, fresh colouring, well preserved. - Pre-bound a signed original water-colour of Andreas Hofer by Josef Leopold Strickner. Andreas Hofer is illustrated here in full figure. - Lether half calf (rubbed, spine somewhat damaged) with bound-in issue wrappers in modern cloth case and slipcase (soiled). Etwas spät. HLdr. d. Zt. in mod. Lwd.-Kassette und Lwd.-Schuber (die original Lieferungs-Umschläge mit eingebunden). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Salem, Ma., 1803. Old folds. Four small separations at folds, affecting a total of seven words of text (but not the overall legibility). In very good condition, edges untrimmed. In a half morocco box. A very rare printing of Thomas Jefferson's address to Congress presenting the Louisiana Purchase Treaty and urging its speedy ratification by the Senate and appropriation of funds for the purchase by the House. We are able to locate only one other copy of this Salem printing of Jefferson's message, the importance of which was recognized throughout the United States. This printing is also notable for having been done in Federalist New England, where there were many were highly critical of Jefferson's maneuvers. In late April 1803 representatives of the United States and France agreed upon a treaty by which the United States would buy Louisiana Territory, some 828,000 square miles of land, for a total of fifteen million dollars (about three cents per acre). By July the official documents, which had been signed in France and had received Napoleon's approval, had arrived in Washington. All that was needed to finalize the purchase was American ratification. The Constitution, however, was silent regarding whether or not the President could make such outright purchases. From the start Jefferson had concerns about the legality of the agreement, and he initially considered asking Congress for a constitutional amendment to authorize the purchase. However, the treaty required the exchange of ratifications by Oct. 30 (six months after the signing), and Congress was not scheduled to convene until November. This fact, coupled with the fear that the French were starting to regret the agreement, led Jefferson to call a special session of Congress, beginning Oct. 17. On that day Jefferson sent this message to Congress, in which he announced the purchase of Louisiana Territory. "Propositions had...been authorized for obtaining, on fair conditions, the sovereignty of New-Orleans, and of other possessions in the quarter interesting to our quiet...the enlightened government of France saw, with just discernment, the importance to both nations of such liberal arrangements as might permanently promote the peace, friendship, and interests of both: and the property and sovereignty of all Louisiana, which had been restored to them, has, on certain conditions, been transferred to the United States....Whilst the property and sovereignty of the Mississippi and its waters secure an independent outlet for the produce of the western states, and an uncontrolled navigation through their whole course, free from collision with other powers, and the dangers to our peace from that source, the fertility of the country, its climate and extent, promise, in due season, important aids to our treasury, an ample provision for our posterity, and a wide spread for the blessings of freedom and equal laws." Jefferson goes on to urge the treaty's ratification by the Senate, and the appropriation of funds for the purchase of Louisiana Territory by the House. He also announces the purchase of lands from the Kaskaskia Indians, updates the Congress on American naval operations in the Mediterranean, discusses the national debt, and reflects on the growing conflict between France and England. The Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty a few days later, on Oct. 20, by a vote of twenty- four to seven. Jefferson's message transmitting the Louisiana Purchase Treaty to the Senate for ratification was printed as a government document of ten pages, published in 1803. There were also two additional newspaper extra printings of the message, one issued by the NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER in Washington on Oct. 17 (copies located at Yale and the Huntington Library) and in a supplement to the TRUE AMERICAN newspaper of Trenton, New Jersey (a single copy is located at Yale). We are able to locate only one other copy of this SALEM REGISTER printing of Jefferson's important address, at the American Antiquarian Society. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. A rare printing of an American state paper of the greatest importance.

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        MILITARIA. - Preußen. - Kürassiere. "Küraßier Reg. Schleinitz im Lager bei Berlin." Blick auf das Zeltlager des 2. Preußischen Kürassierregiments während des Herbstmanövers bei Borne unweit Potsdam 1803. Lagerleben mit Reitern, vorne ein Offizier zu Pferde.

      - Altkolorierte Aquatintaradierung von Johann Friedrich Frick nach Carl Wilhelm Kolbe, Berlin, 1803, 40 x 51 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XII, S. 451. - Oberst (später Generalmajor) Andreas Dietrich Traugott Freiherr von Schleinitz (1738 - 1808) war von 1802 bis 1805 Kommandeur des 2. Kürassierregiments und seit 1793 Träger des Ordens "Pour le Mérite". - Gerahmt. Detailreiches, sehr genaues, uniformkundlich interessantes Blatt.

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        Animaux de Cooper, (titre sur la reliure). Etudes d?animaux de Cooper

      Paris, Aubert & Cie, gal(erie) Véro-Dodat, s.d. (fin XIXe s.), - oblong in-folio, 18 planches en 2 tons lithogr. d?après F. Lehnert et numérotées, les 6 dernières signées ?F. Lehnert?, toutes avec l?indication ?Chez Aubert gal(erie) Véro-Dodat?, bon état, reliure en demi-cuir, plat sup. avec titre doré, usée aux coins, bel exemplaire. Belles planches d?animaux lithographiées d?après Thomas Sidney Cooper (1803-1902), fameux peintre animalier anglais. Des moutons, cochons, vaches, chèvres, chevaux, ânes, cerfs et un garçon sur le dos d?une vache. Les 6 dernières lithographies signées ?F. Lehnert?, d?après Pierre-Frédéric Lehnert, peintre d?animaux, de sujets de chasse, aquarelliste, pastelliste, graveur et lithographe, né à Paris en 1811, qui exposa fréquemment au Salon à partir de 1840.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Benezit 3, 153 / 6, 550; Thieme Becker 22, 585 / 7, 365

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      New Orleans, 1803. Old folds. Some soiling on fourth page, a bit of ink bleedthrough. 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]. Dec. 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. 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 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 Nov. 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 [Dec. 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 Dec. 11, 1803, it invites Duparc to a SOIREE hosted by Laussat on "next Thursday," the 15th of December. The party was 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 was 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 union and friendship between the Spanish and French governments. On Dec. 20, 1803, just eleven days after writing this letter and five days after his gala in honor of Casa-Calvo, Laussat presided over the ceremony officially transferring Louisiana Territory to the United States. Laussat's manuscript letter and printed invitation of Captain Duparc are rare survivals, and fascinating evidence of the political, military, and social aspects of events in Louisiana in 1803, from the Spanish transfer of control of the territory to France, to the official completion of the Louisiana Purchase by the United States.

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        l'Ami des jardiniers, ou instruction methodique a la portée des amateurs et des jardiniers de profession, sur tout ce qui concerne les jardins fruitiers et potagers, parcs, jardins anglais, parterres, orangeries, et serres-chaudes. Paris, Levrault Schoell et Cie, 1804[-1805]. 2 volumes. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece, 6 full-page and 15 folding engraved plates, showing among other things, garden utensils, grafting, different shapes of trees, trelliswork, garden layouts and constructions for hothouses and orangeries. Contemporary half calf, yellow paper sides, brown morocco spine labels, green edges.

      Bradley III, p. 112; Quérard VII, p. 237; not in Arnold Arboretum; BMC NH; Brunet; Cat. Lindley Libr.; Cat. Linnean Soc.; Pritzel. Second and last edition of a horticultural manual, first published in 1803 with the subtitle, Méthode sure et facile, pour apprendre à cultivar ... In the preface, Poinsot explains that he wanted to write a book on horticulture that would be of interest to both beginning and professional gardeners and that would cover all sorts of plants, gardens and terrains. Accordingly, the work can be divided into six sections, each preceded by a full-page engraving, which deal successively with the fruit garden, vegetable garden, English, that is a landscape garden, flower garden, orangeries, and trees that are suitable for greenhouses. With the exception of the flower garden, Poinsot opens each section with a general introduction, before giving an alphabetical list of fruit trees, vegetables, trees, flowers, and other plants which may be planted in the different gardens. He gives much practical information on each species. According to Quérard, the author, l'abbé Pierre Georges Poinsot, was a member of the Agricultural Society of Lausanne.

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        Voyage a l’ile de Ceylan, fait dans les années 1797 à 1800; contenant l’histoire, la géographie et la description des moeurs des habitans, ainsi que celle des productions naturelles du pays. Translated from the english by P. F. Henry. 2 vols. Paris, Dentu, 1803.

      - 2 vols. Half calf leather, spine with title shield and volume shield, cornes slightly worn. 8°, paginated: [4] 1-316, [4] 1-304. With 4 engraved folded maps. The text a bit browned. In all a good copy. First and only french edition of Percival’s travels to Ceylon. It includes a large folded map of Ceylon (the present Sri-Lanka), Port de Trinquemale (Trinque male), Port de Colombo and a Carte de la Peche des Perles. B0053.

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        MILITARIA. - Preußen. - Dragoner. "Dragoner Reg. Churfürst Pfalz Baiern im Lager bei Berlin." Blick auf das Zeltlager des I. Preußischen Dragonerregiments während des Herbstmanövers bei Borne unweit Potsdam 1803. Geruhsames Lagerleben mit abgesessenen Reitern.

      - Altkolorierte Aquatintaradierung von Johann Friedrich Frick nach Carl Wilhelm Kolbe, Berlin, 1803, 40 x 51 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XII, S. 451. - Kurfürst Max Joseph von der Pfalz (später König Maximilian I. von Bayern) war seit 1797 nominell Inhaber des Regiments. - Gerahmt. Detailreiches, sehr genaues, uniformkundlich interessantes Blatt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Fine bust-length portrait engraving

      - The New Grove, Vol. 9, p. 690 (another version of this print, dated 1803, attributed to Giuseppe Fusinati)."[Jommelli] was important among those who initiated the mid-18th-century modifications to singer-dominated Italian opera. His greatest achievements represent a combination of German complexity, French decorative elements and Italian brio, welded together by an extraordinary gift for dramatic effectiveness." Marita P. McClymonds et al in Grove Music Online. 226 x 196 mm. Very slightly soiled and foxed. In very good condition overall.

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        Topographische Karte Der Gegenden Wiens nach einer ost-westlichen Durchschnitts Linie von Presburg bis St. Poelten.

      Wien T Mollo 1803 - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von F. Reisser nach M. Ragginger Bildausschnitt 52 x 69 cm Dörflinger, Österreichische Karten des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts, Mol 11. Seltene Karte der Umgebung Wiens, von St. Pölten und Krems im Westen bis Pressburg (Bratislava) im Osten, von Göllersdorf und Dürnkrut im Norden bis Wiener Neustadt und Eisenstadt im Süden, zeigt auch das nördliche und westliche Ufer des Neusiedler Sees von Weiden bis Rust; in 18 Sektionen zerschnitten und auf Leinen aufgezogen, faltbar eingerichtet [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Le Rojaume De Ecosse Dressé sur les meilleurs Carte modernes Par La Marche Geog. - Venise 1803':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Delamarche b. Società Calcografia in Venedig, dat. 1803, 49 x 57 Bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar! - Diese sehr seltene Karte gehört zu einem nie beendetem Projekt der "Società Calcografia", ein Zusammenschluß der beiden venezianischen Verleger des 18. Jahrhundert Antonio Zatta und Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. - Weitere Karten die uns aus dem Projekt bekannt sind tragen auch den Namen "à Venise Chez la Societe Chalcographique". - Das Projekt ist nie beendet worden und die Karten in keiner uns bekannten Bibliographie aufgeführt. - Oben rechts in Manuskript "N. XIX." - Die Karte zeigt Schottland. - Unten links separat gedruckte altkolorierte Kartusche mit italienischer Landschadt. - Extrem seltener Einblattdruck! This very rare map belongs to a never finished project for the atlas of the so called Società Calcografia, a simple commercial trade realized by the two main Venetian publishers of the XVIII century, Antonio Zatta and Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. The term Società Calcografica has been deduced from the map of the world, which is part of the collection and bears in the lower cartouche the French writing "à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique". As already stated, the project was never finished for no atlas containing these maps has ever been listed in any bibliography. Very likely, then, the maps have been sold individually, or maybe as part of smaller, custom collections. The maps of the collection derive from Paolo and Francesco Santini’s plates, used by Remondini in his 1782/4 "Atlas Universelle" and from the plates of Antonio Zatta’s "Nuovo Atlante" published in 1796. Santini’s maps have been beautifully enriched, using the system of small, masked plates which can be perceived through the platemarks on the paper, with great cartouches according to the classical style of Zatta and have been probably engraved by the members of his staff, Pasquali, Zuliani and Pitteri. The cartouches bear very often historical descriptions and maybe the maps have been realized to depict the great geographic changes of the peninsula during the Napoleonic period. In our opinion, the two publishers worked together to the realization of the project until Antonio Zatta died (1804), and the complete atlas was never finished because Giuseppe Antonio Remondini also died in 1811. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Abhandlung über die Entbindungskunst.

      Heinrich Gräff,, Leipzig, 1803 - 2 Teile in 1 Band. Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff, 1803. Gr.-folio. 7 n.n. Bl., 216 S., 24 n.n. Bl. Mit gestochener Titelvignette, 2 Anfangsvignetten, 46 gestochenen Kupfertafeln und 21 Vignetten im Text. Halblederband um 1840 mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Waller 6594. - Hirsch-H. IV, 229. - Blake 307. - Garrison-M. 6161 (für Ausabe St. Petersburg 1791). - HOH 1161 (ebenfalls für Ausgabe 1791). - Titelauflage der ersten Ausgabe von 1791 bei der nur das Titelblatt mit dem Verlag und Erscheinungsjahr verändert wurde, ansonsten identisch mit der Erstausgabe. Mohrenheim wurde Leibarzt von Katharina II, auf deren Befehl das Werk gedruckt wurde. Die Qualität der 46 Tafeln, die meist in Lebensgrösse gestochen sind, machen das Buch zu einem der berühmtesten Werke der Geburtshilfe des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Titelblatt angestaubt und mit alter Papierrestauratur am unteren Rand. Das erste nicht nummerierte Blatt des Inhaltsverzeichnis mit Japanpapier geklebt. Marmorpapierbezug des Einbanddeckels verblasst. Ecken etwas bestossen. - Résumé: Reissue (Titelauflage) of the first edition (1791). Mohrenheim became personal physician of Katharina II. She instigated Mohrenheim for this work. With 46 copper plates with life-sized images. Half calf about 1840 (bumped). - Titel and the first not numbered leaf with repairings. Halblederband um 1840 mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [New Orleans, 1803. Minor old folds, light wear and some tanning at edges. Moderate dampstain affecting portions of eight lines of text. Contemporary manuscript inscriptions in ink above text. A good copy. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. An exceedingly rare New Orleans broadside printed during the brief return of France's control of Louisiana between the Spanish and American periods of ownership. The decree was promulgated on Dec. 6, 1803 and authorized by Colonial Prefect Laussat and Commission Secretary Daugerot. "Having issued a previous decree maintaining office and confirming the authority and powers of various post commanders of lower Louisiana, Laussat now gives orders making the same provisions for civil functionaries in the provinces along the banks of the Mississippi River" - Hummel. Spain signed a treaty of cession on March 21, 1801, but this was not announced to the inhabitants of the colony until March 27, 1803. The actual transfer of Louisiana back to France occurred on Nov. 30 of that year, and three weeks later the territory became a part of the United States. Pierre Clément de Laussat, Colonial Prefect, arrived in New Orleans from Paris to take formal possession of Louisiana, and as had already been arranged, transfer title to the U.S. "Laussat's first official announcement after his arrival in New Orleans was followed by five other proclamations or edicts in broadside form which have been seen and recorded in the course of this study, and there were undoubtedly still others which have not come to light. The purpose of these broadsides was to establish and carry on the machinery of government and to insure the maintenance of law and order after the automatic termination of the authority of the Spanish magistrates and office holders. Most of these bear at the top an interesting woodcut of the typical female figure symbolical of France, and inscribed 'Préfecture Coloniale.' This woodblock was undoubtedly brought by the commission from Paris" - McMurtrie, NEW ORLEANS. An extremely rare broadside printed during France's brief control of Louisiana in the early 19th century. Jumonville records copies at New Orleans Public Library, Tulane, and Historic New Orleans Collection.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, "Sade".

      [Saint-Maurice], "the 29th" [1803-14] - 8vo. 1 page. To his son Donatien-Claude-Armand, in French, expressing surprise and exasperation at his not having put things in order with respect to Mr. Le Normand. - "You will admit to me, my dear Armand, that your conduct toward me continues to be always more and more peculiar. You know my situation, you know that I lack even the most necessary things of life and you finish nothing with Le Normand. It has been three weeks since (according to you) he should have been put in order and the 28th of this month he writes me that you have not even written him. Finish it, therefore, I implore you, for--on my honor--without that I will leave one of these mornings and go live with you. "M. de Coulmier is also getting impatient and there's my letter from Arles, which does not resolve anything either [ ] Your negligence is--on my honor--incomprehensible [ ]"

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