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        AN ALPHABETICAL LIST, AND ABSTRACT OF FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SEVEN AWARDS, IN FAVOUR OF AMERICAN CLAIMANTS, MADE BETWEEN FEBRUARY 1802, AND THE 15th JULY, 1803, BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNDER THE SEVENTH ARTICLE OF THE BRITISH TREATY; PAYABLE BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, ACCORDING TO THE LATE CONVENTION IN THREE EQUAL INSTALMENTS, ON THE 15 JULY, 1803, 1804, AND 1805. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

      [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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. SALEM REGISTER OFFICE...WASHINGTON, OCT. 17. THIS DAY AT 3 O'CLOCK, THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE WAS DELIVERED IN THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS BY MR. HARVIE, SECRETARY TO THE PRESIDENT

      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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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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        [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]

      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]

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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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        LAUSSAT, PRÉFET COLONIAL, COMMISSAIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT FRANÇAIS, CONSIDÉRANT QU'APRÈS AVOIR ASSURÉ LA TRANQUILLITÉ & LA SÛRETÉ DANS LES DIVERS POSTES DE LA BASSE-LOUISIANE...[caption title]

      [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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        The Ashes of Ravana

      London: Thos. Daniell R.A. Howland Street Fitzroy Square, 1803. Engraved by and under the direction of Thos. Daniell. Hand-coloured aquatint. Image size: 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches. Sheet size: 21 x 29 1/8 inches. A Hindu sanctuary at Ellora in western India The cave known as Ravana-ki Khai is single-storeyed excavation dating from the 7th Century and consists of a square columned mandapa and a verandah. The facade has lost several of its piers revealing the large pillared hall behind. The columns of the hall have pot and foliage capitals and rectangular brackets. Figural panels include Shaivite sculptures on the south wall and Vaishnava images on the north wall.The Daniells' Oriental Scenery is considered to be the finest illustrated works on India. Thomas Daniell and his nephew William spent nine years in India making studies, sketches and drawings of the scenery, architecture, and antiquities that graced the countryside. They then devoted a further thirteen years to publishing their remarkably accurate aquatints. In Britain, the impact was explosive. A cult of Indian architecture, landscaping and interior decoration arose, with the Royal Pavilion at Brighton as its centerpiece. The Daniells gave the English public their first accurate look at the exotic sub-continent. Their great achievement still lies in their ability to blend the picturesque with the real, resulting in images that capture the European taste for the sublime landscape, while still remaining faithful to their subjects. The Daniells brought the romance of the English landscape to the antiquities of India and provided England with an accurate vision of this wondrous country.Consisting of one hundred and forty-four views, published in six parts, the work was issued in seven stages: three sets of twenty-four plates titled Oriental Scenery with title dates of 1795, 1797, and 1801; twelve plates titled Antiquities of India dated 1799; twenty-four plates titled Hindoo Excavations dated 1803; twenty-four plates titled Views in Hindoostan dated 1807; and twelve further plates of Antiquities of India published without a title page in 1808. All plates were engraved by the Daniells and all are taken from their drawings save the twenty-four plates of Hindoo Excavations , which are after drawings by James Wales. Abbey TravelII.420 no.88; cf. Lowndes I, p.588; Martinelli/Michell India Yesterday and today''140 - Ellora, Ravana-ki Khai'; cf. RIBA 799-804; cf. Sutton The Daniells (1954) p.156; cf. Tooley 172.

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        Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Seventh Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of Washington, in the Territory of Columbia, on Monday, the sixth of December, one thousand eight hundred and two

      Printed by Meriwether Jones, Richmond 1803 - (11 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches). 60,lxii, [2] pp. Expertly bound to style in period half tree calf over marbled paper covered boards, flat spine divided into compartments with gilt rules, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment Scarce Virginia printing of the acts of Congress during Thomas Jefferson's presidency, including printings of important American treaties. A very rare Virginia printing of the laws of the second session of the seventh United States Congress, with additional material on European and Indian treaties. The Seventh Congress was the first during which Thomas Jefferson was President. Printed here are the acts admitting the state of Ohio, with alterations of laws governing the Northwest and Southwest Territories, as well as other session laws Importantly, this volume contains a series of important treaties. The "Convention Between the French Republic and the United States of America" (pp. i-xxiii) with both French and English texts, ratified in 1801, settled all the commercial and military disputes that had brought the two countries to the brink of war in the 1790s, and paved the way for the Louisiana Purchase. Next appears the newly ratified version of part of Jay's Treaty, also settling claims over commercial issues. Finally, there are printings of treaties made by President Jefferson with the Chickasaw, Creek, Choctaw and Seneca Indian tribes. OCLC records only four institutional copies, all in Virginia. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. OCLC 7441072. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SEVENTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, IN THE TERRITORY OF COLUMBIA, ON MONDAY, THE SIXTH OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWO.

      Richmond: Printed by Meriwether Jones, 1803. - 60,lxii,[2]pp. Folio. Expertly bound to style in period half tree calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco label. Very good. A very rare Virginia printing of the laws of the second session of the seventh United States Congress, with additional material on European and Indian treaties. The Seventh Congress was the first during which Thomas Jefferson was President. Printed here are the acts admitting the state of Ohio, with alterations of laws governing the Northwest and Southwest Territories, as well as other session laws. Importantly, this volume a series of important treaties. The "Convention Between the French Republic and the United States of America" (pp. i-xxiii) with both French and English texts, ratified in 1801, settled all the commercial and military disputes that had brought the two countries to the brink of war in the 1790's, and paved the way for the Louisiana Purchase. Next appears the newly ratified version of part of the Jay Treaty, also settling claims over commercial issues. Finally, there are printings of treaties made by by President Jefferson with the Chickasaw, Creek, Choctaw, and Seneca Indian tribes. OCLC records only four institutional copies, all in Virginia. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. OCLC 7441072.

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        The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift; Swift's Works in Twenty-Four Volumes

      London: J. Johnson, Nichols and Son, R. Baldwin, 1803"A new edition"Complete in 24 volumesEmail us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        ARRETÉ CONCERNANT L'ADMINISTRATION PROVISOIRE DES DOUANES. A LA NOUVELLE-ORLÉANS. LAUSSAT, PRÉFET COLONIAL, COMMISSAIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT FRANÇAIS, CONSIDÉRANT, QUE L'ADMINISTRATION ESPAGNOLE DES DOUANES DANS CE PAYS...[caption title]

      [New Orleans, 1803. Moderate dampstaining and soiling, occasional foxing, moderate wear at edges. Autograph signatures of Colonial Prefect Laussat and Commission Secretary Daugerot, authorization stamp of the Préfecture Coloniale de la Louisiane, contemporary inscriptions above text. A good copy. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. An exceedingly rare New Orleans broadside concerning the provisional administration of customs duties, printed during the brief return of France's control of Louisiana between the Spanish and American periods of ownership. The decree creates a French customs system in place of the Spanish authority and appoints "Mr. Garland and citizen Navailles, respectively, as Collector of Customs and Treasurer under the newly installed French regime" (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, to 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. Jumonville records copies at New Orleans Public Library and Tulane; OCLC adds a third copy at Yale.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Frankfurt, 7. VIII. 1803. - 4to. 1 p. With autogr. address. To the composer Johann Anton André in Offenbach, inquiring whether the concert scores he sent him have arrived.

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        Wilhelm August Krause (1803-1864). Fjordlandschaft. Öl auf Papier

      - Wilhelm August Krause (1803 Dessau-Berlin 1864). Fjordlandschaft. 1847 . Öl auf Papier. -- Beschreibung: -- Öl auf Papier. unten rechts signiert und datiert: "W Krause. Fecit. 18487", unten links bezeichnet: "Gyde Fjor (?)". Aus dem Besitz der Deutschen Kaiserin Augusta -- Größe/Size: -- 14 x 19,3 cm. -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter, altersgerechter Zustand mit leichten Altersspuren. Leicht restauriert. -- Weitere Beschreibung: -- 1847 im Jahre einer schweren Erkrankung entstanden, erschafft der Marinemaler Wilhelm Krause aus der Erinnerung an die angenehmen Tage der Reise nach Norwegen im Jahre 1831 das Bild einer abendlichen Stimmung am Wasser. Die nördliche Landschaft ist in ein rötliches Licht getaucht, die Sonne scheint erst vor wenigen Augenblicken links hinter den Bergen verschwunden zu sein. Krause hatte Anfang der zwanziger Jahre in Dresden bereits in jungen Jahren die Möglichkeit, die Gemälde J. Chr. Dahls zu studieren und so ist in Krauses nordischer Landschaft eine enge Verwandtschaft zu den stimmungsgeladenen Arbeiten des Dänen festzustellen. Doch löst sich der jüngere viel mehr von konkreten topographischen, geologischen und kultur-historischen Bezügen, als es Dahl je tat. Lediglich durch die knappe Inschrift am unteren Bildrand verortet Krause diese Landschaft in Norwegen und auch die Tätigkeit der Personen gibt wenig Aufschluss über eine kulturelle oder geschichtliche Bedeutung dieses Ortes. Ferner legt er wenig Wert auf eine geologisch treue Wiedergabe des Gesteins – der Maler richtet die gesamte Komposition einzig auf die Besonderheit im Ausdruck dieses Naturschauspiels aus. Die sonderbare Wetterstimmung erreicht Krause einerseits durch die Inszenierung des Abendhimmels mit den dramatisch bewegten, hoch aufgetürmten, in Schattierungen von Rot, Orange, Hellgelb und Violett schimmernden Wolken über den bereits verschatteten Bergkegeln am hinteren Ufer des Fjords. Zum anderen steigert er diese eigentümliche Wirkung zusätzlich durch das wohlüberlegt eingesetzte Wechselspiel von Licht und Schatten. Unten, vor dem Fischerboot, spiegelt sich auf der sanft bewegten Wasseroberfläche der letzte Abglanz des vergangenen Tages und lenkt damit die Aufmerksamkeit auf die einfahrenden Fischer. Zugleich setzt Krause damit einen deutlichen Kontrast zu der darüber liegenden Dunkelheit der verschatteten Oberfläche des Sees in Richtung des gegenüberliegenden Ufers mit seinen finsteren Berghängen. Die abendliche Stimmung, die uns Krause hier darbietet, soll nicht Sinnbild der Erschöpfung der Fischer von den Mühen des Tages sein. Der Maler zeigt uns vielmehr eine von solcherlei Alltäglichkeit losgelöste, beinahe unwirklich erscheinende, beseelte Landschaft, in der die Menschen zwar anwesend sind, ihre Tätigkeit jedoch eine marginale Rolle einnimmt. Die dunkle Schroffheit der bergigen Landschaft, die Bewegtheit des bewölkten Himmels, die Wandlung der Natur im vergehenden Tageslicht, die sich aus dem Zwielicht ergebenden Farbeffekte erzeugen eine seltsam phantastische, nahezu traumhafte Atmosphäre. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        MÜNCHEN. Blick von Westen auf die Stadt von der Hofgartenanlage und dem Schwabinger Tor links bis zum Karlstor ganz rechts. Gesamtansicht (21 x 35,5 cm) als Kopf eines Gesellenbriefes für Schneider, oben mittig das Münchner Kindl.

      - Kupferstich von F.X. Jungwirth, 1803, 32 x 36 cm. Maillinger Bd. I, Nr. 1896; nicht bei Lentner u. Slg. Proebst. - Von Jungwirth sind Gesellenbriefe für Kistler, Gürtler und Zimmerleute bekannt (Slg. Proebst 91, 92, 93), nicht jedoch dieser für Schneider mit einer ungewöhnlichen München-Ansicht. Ausgefüllt und datiert 1804 für Peter Ott von Kemmnath, unterschrieben von Joseph Lindner, Stadtrat und "Commissarius", sowie von Joseph Schmid, dem ersten Meister des Schneiderhandwerks, und von Valentin Geiß, dem zweiten. Mit Papiersiegel und Stempel. Mittig montiert ein ausgeschnittenes Papiermedaillon mit Johannes d.T. als Patron der Schneider, neben ihm eine Schere, dat. 1670. - Geglättete Längs- und Querfalten, verso Sichtvermerk der Polizei in Landshut.

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        Costume of the Russian Empire, The

      London: Printed for W. Miller, 1803. - Seventy-Three Fine Hand-Colored Stipple Engravings of The Russian EmpireWith Descriptions Derived From Authentic Sources[ALEXANDER, William]. The Costume of the Russian Empire, illustrated by a series of seventy-three engravings. With descriptions in English and French. London: Printed for W. Miller, 1803. First edition, later issue. Folio (13 13/16 x 10 1/8 inches; 350 x 257 mm.). [xviii], 73 leaves of text. Text printed in English and French. Seventy-three hand colored stipple-engravings. Plates watermarked J. Whatman 1817, text watermarked 1811. A few plates with minor marginal discoloration and light offsetting onto facing text leaves.Full contemporary red straight-grain morocco. Covers decoratively tooled in gilt and blind, spine with three wide and shallow raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, decorative gilt board-edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt. With the armorial bookplate of Holcombe Ingleby on front paste-down. Minor rubbing to lower joint. A n excellent copy."In the two former works of a similar nature to the present, - the Costume of Turkey, and the Costume of China, - the utility and advantage of such publications have been sufficiently dilated upon; and the approbation with which they have been honoured has evinced, that the opinion, the Publisher had formed of their value, was not ill-founded. This present work possesses all the advantages, which the former ones embraced, and has the further merit of rather a more systematic arrangement. The Russian empire is of an extent unknown to other modern nations, and hardly equalled by that of the Romans in the summit of their power. It embraces within its limits, nations the most various, with countries and climates the most opposite The authenticity of the present work is undoubted, being in fact copied from a series of engravings begun at Petersburg in 1776, and finished in 1779 The descriptions to the plates have been derived from the most authentic sources, more particularly from Professor Müller's "Description de toutes les Nations de l'Empire de Russie -- Voyage en Sibérie, par D'Auteroche -- Description de Kamtshatka, par M. Kracheninnikow --Plescheëf's Survey of the Russian Empire -- Pallas's Travels through the Southern Parts of Russia -- Saür's Account of Commodore Billing's Expedition to the Northern Parts of Russia," &c. &c. as well as from information procured from several gentlemen, who have been resident for some time in different parts of that empire." (Preface)."The fourth in the series of costume books issued by William Miller. The plates for this book are closely copied, but somewhat enlarged, from a book by J.G. Georgi published by Carl Wilhelm Müller in St. Petersburg, four volumes, 4to, 1776-80, under the patronage of the Empress. The text to this English edition is said to be by William Alexander." Abbey)Abbey, Travel, 244.

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        Reisen in Ober- und Unter-Egypten [Aegypten], w„hrend Bonaparte's Feldzuegen. Aus dem Franz"sischen bersetzt.

      Berlin und Hamburg ; 1803 - (EA); ca 21x13 cm; (8) 460 (4) Seiten mit 8 Kupfertafeln, 1 Falttabelle und 1 gefaltete Karte; Ganzledereinband d. Zt. mit farbigem Rckenschild (Einband gering bestoáen, mit einige winzigen Wurmg„ngen, Exlibris auf Innendeckel, Seiten ganz vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig; sonst sch"nes, recht dekoratives Exemplar) Reihe: Bibliothek der neuesten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen, 16. Band (2. Reihentitel: Archiv der neuesten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen, Vierter Band). 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage de F. Hornemann, dans l'Afrique Septentrionale, depuis le Caire jusqu'a Mourzouk, capitale du Royaume de Fezzan; suivi d'eclaircissemens sur la geographie de l'Afrique, par M. Rennell. Traduit de l'anglais, par ... Et augmente de notes et d'un memoire sur les oasis, compose principalement, d'apres les auteurs arabes, par L. Langles. 2 Bände.

      Paris, Dentu, 1803. XLVIII, 476 S., 2 mehrfach gefalt. gest. Karten 8°, Lederbände der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild, reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten auf den Deckel. Aus der Sammlung Roger Budin. Einbände etwas berieben, mit geringen Fehlstellen.

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        Delphine -

      Maradan An XI-1803 -, Paris - 6 tomes. In-8 Sous coffret cartonné bordé cuir. Reliure de l'époque demi-veau fauve, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison olive, tranches mouchetée. Intérieur très frais. Très bel ensemble. Première édition française du premier grand roman de Madame de Staël. Bel exemplaire dont chaque partie a été reliée individuellement à l'époque. Il est conforme à la description de Lonchamp (42-2.) et comporte de plus un feuillet d'errata ainsi qu'un catalogue de l'éditeur de 12 ff. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fine bust-length portrait engraving

      226 x 196 mm. Very slightly soiled and foxed. In very good condition overall. . 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.

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        Improvements Proposed [by T]he Hon. Corporation of London between the Royal Exchange and Finsbury Square.

      1803 - London, 1803. Original colour. Sheet 515 x 370mm. Trimmed into title on top left. A plan submited by architect George Dance the Younger (1741-1825), this a grand 'London Amphitheatre' that eventually became Finsbury Circus in the City of London. A text reads: 'The principal improvements proposed by this Plan are as follows, viz The removal of Bedlam Hospital to a more healthy situation without the Town, the present building being found unfit to stand. The erection of an Amphitheatrical Area 500 by 400 Feet, on Quarters of Moorfields including the scite which the Hospital of Bedlam now occupies, and would admit of upwards of Sixty Houses fit for the habitation of opulent Citizens, with Gardens, Coach houses & stables, annexed. The whole connected with the most interesting part of the City, by a new Street 80 feet wide leading directly from the Amphitheatre to the Royal Exchange'.

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        An Essay concerning Human Understanding. To which are now Added, An Analysis of Mr. Locke's Doctrine of Ideas, on a large Sheet; A Defence of Mr. Locke's Opinion concerning Personal Identity, with an Appendix; A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding; Some Thought concerning Reading and Study for a Gentleman; Elements of natural Philosophy; A New Method of a Common-place Book. Extracted from the Author's Works. To which is prefixed The Life of the Author

      Boston: Printed by David Carlisle for Thomas & Andrews, Joseph Nancrede, William P. & Lemuel Blake, West & Greenleaf, James White & Co., John West, and Caleb Bingham, 1803. First American from the twentieth London edition. This is the first complete American edition, an abridged version having been published in 1794. Folding table. 3 vols. 12mo. Contemporary half sheep over marbled boards. Worn, volume 2 rebacked, some browning and staining of text, tear on title of first volume, signatures of Frederick Hobbs Jr. and Frederick H. Allen on endpapers, but interior sound. In a cloth and marbled paper open-end box. First American from the twentieth London edition. This is the first complete American edition, an abridged version having been published in 1794. Folding table. 3 vols. 12mo. In 18th century America, as it was the age of reason and Enlightenment, the colonists needed the justification or rationalization of their disagreement and resultant actions with England, citing their immutable rights as Englishmen and quoting the basic English institutions. As the "philosopher of the Enlightenment" Locke's theories and writings were seized upon by the colonists, especially with Locke's "doctrine of natural rights," his theories on "life, liberty and property," religious toleration and proper representation in government. His writings gave the colonist a firm foundation upon which to base many of their statements. To Locke goes much of the credit for many of the ideas forming the Virginia Declaration of Rights drafted by George Mason. Many of the other states used that constitution as a basis for their own. Locke's advocacy of a "laissez faire" economic policy was shared by Jefferson who agreed with the idea that the "government is best which governs least." (Cohen "American Thought" p. 132). The conclusion reached in the "Essay" "that though knowledge must necessarily fall short of complete comprehension, it can at least be 'sufficient'; enough to convince us that we are not at the mercy of pure chance, and can of some extent control our own destiny" summarizes American intent and beliefs. Attig " John Locke" pp. 40-41; Boring "History of Experimental Psychology." pp. 170 ff; PMM 164 (for first edition); Roback "A History of Psychology and Psychiatry" pp. 33 ff; Shaw and Shoemaker 4533; Library Company of Philadelphia "First American Editions" 6 which quotes Franklin as describing is as "the best Book of Logick in the World"

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        West Galicja, anno 1803, 3 maps of west galizia

      Kunst und Industrie Comptoir, Wi - Angeboten werden drei Karten, aus dem Verlag des Kunst- und Industrie Comptoir in Wien, anno 1803: 1. West Galizien, I. Blatt, enthaltend den Krakauer, Slomniker, Stopnicer Bochier Sandecer und Mysleniszer Kreis, nach Rizzi Zannoni, 2. West Galizien, II. Blatt, enthaltend den Konskier, Radomer, Jozefower und Opatower Kreis, III. West Galizien, III. tes Blatt, Wiazowener, Siedlcer, Bialer, Chelmer und Lubliner Kreis. Die drei Karten sind in sehr gutem Erhaltungszustand, gedruckt auf dickem Papier, etwas knapp beschnitten, Blattma? jeweils: 47x56 cm. Titel und Legenden jeweils in Deutsch und Französisch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes

      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. Chez Jean-François Bastien A Paris 1803 In-8 (12,5x21cm) 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés

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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]

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

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

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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.

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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]

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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.

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