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        THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN FORCES DURING THE WAR WHICH ESTABLISHED THE INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY, AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. [COMPLETE IN FIVE VOLUMES]

      London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1804-1807. First Edition. NEWSLETTER TEXT:John MarshallTHE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN FORCES DURING THE WAR WHICH ESTABLISHED THE INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY, AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. [COMPLETE IN FIVE VOLUMES]London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1804-1807. First Edition. John Marshall (September 24, 1755 - July 6, 1835) was the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1801-1835). Marshall greatly admired George Washington, and between 1804 and 1807 published this influential five-volume biography. Marshall's Life of Washington was based on records and papers provided to him by the late president's family. The first volume was reissued in 1824 separately as A History of the American Colonies. The work reflected Marshall's Federalist principles. His revised and condensed two-volume Life of Washington was published in 1832. Historians have often praised its accuracy and well-reasoned judgments, while noting his frequent paraphrases of published sources such as William Gordon's 1801 history of the Revolution and the British Annual Register.CONDITION NOTES:8vos., 5 volumes; G; spines paneled brown leather with a black label and a red label, gilt lettering; bound in full leather, mottled boards; marbled endpapers; moderate shelfwear to all volumes, including bumping and chipping to corners, cracking to spines; more severe cracking to head of volume 4; volume 2 spine has more wear than the other volumes, including a missing red label; some boards slightly loose; Volume 1: lacking frontispiece of George Washington, 2 folding maps in rear, Volume 2: lacking folding frontispiece of Mount Vernon, Volume 3: lacking folding frontispiece of City of Washington, tailpiece, Volume 5: lacking folding frontispiece of map of Boston, all 9 folding maps in rear; due to weight, please contact for shipping information; shelved case 1. Dupont.

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        Muscologiae hibernicae spicilegium

      Yermuthae, [i.e. Yarmouth]: J. Black. Sumptibus Auctoris, 1804. [4], xi, [1], 200pp, xiv, With 16 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, boards a little darkened, neat repair to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'A present from the author to I.G. Spurgeon' to head of blank fly-leaf. A presentation copy, in a uniform binding, of the first significant monograph dealing exclusively with Irish mosses. Botanist Dawson Turner (1775-1858) is said to have printed only 350 copies. Of the recipient of this copy, Rev. I.G. Spurgeon, little is known; he appears to have been a fellow East Anglian, book collector (indeed his name appears in the subscription list of The Book of Gems, London, 1793) and sometime vice-president of the Suffolk Humane Society. . First edition. 8vo.

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        The Anatomy of the Human Body (4 volumes)

      London - London, printed for T.N. Longman and O Rees, and T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804-08, complet des 4 volumes rarement réunis ensemble, dans une jolie reliure d'époque, plein veau blond, double encadrement doré sur plats, dos lisses fleurons dorés, pièces de titres et tomaisons rouges et vertes, roulettes sur tranches, quelques habiles restaurations sur dos, texte excellent état malgré quelques légères traces d'humidité au niveau des marges. Vol I: Anatomy of the Bones, Muscles and Joints by John Bell, xxix p, 459p (texte sur papier bleuté); Vol II: Anatomy of the Heart and Arteries by John Bell, xxxi p, 496p, 13 planches hors texte; Vol III: The Nervous System by Charles Bell, xii p, 495p, 10 planches dont une dépliante; Vol IV: The Anatomy of the Viscera of the Abdomen, the Parts in the Male and Female Pelvis, and the Lymphatic System, by Charles Bell, viii p, iv p, iv p, 390p, errata, 10 planches hors texte. Les 4 volumes contiennent en tout 33 planches gravées hors texte, la plupart d'après des dessins de John ou Charles Bell, plus de nombreuses gravures intexte. Troisième édition (1808) des Volumes I et II; et Seconde Edition des Volumes III (1803) et IV (1804). Size: In8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catechismus Romanus Ex Decreto SS. Concilii Tridentini

      Sumptibus Societatis, NAPOLI 1804 - LATINO Volume in octavo rilegato a tutta pergamena, coperta mancante al dorso e piatti, bordo sciolto, visibili I fascicoli, al frontespizio nota manoscritta con diverse firme di appartenenza, opera destinata a Pio V, in apertura prefatio al lettore, ricorrenti testatine illustrate in cornice fiorita, fioriture e aloni tra le pagine, opera priva di piatto posteriore e coperta ma interamente fruibile

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        Antique Book-A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS-WOOD ENGRAVING-Bewick-1804/1805

      - Newcastle: E. Walker, 1804/1805. 8vo: xxxviii, 39-386; xx, 400 pp. Half green leather over marbled boards. Reference: Roscoe 21 & 176, first (Waterbirds) and 5th. Edition (Landbirds). 140 illustrations, 106 vignettes. Vol. 1; 101 b/w illustrations, 136 vignettes, vol. 2. Thomas Bewick. Antique Book, titled: 'A History of British birds.', by: Thomas Bewick. A descriptive catalogue of land- and waterbirds found in Britain.Author(s): Thomas Bewick. Illustrated by: Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) was born in Prudhoe, near Newcastle upon Tyne. He would remain in this region for the rest of his live. Bewick worked as a woodengraver. His many very finely executed designs and bookillustrations are highly appreciated. Bewick is seen as the man who started the great production of woodengraving in the 19th. century. Condition: Very good, given age. Some foxing. Rebacked. Corners a little worn and boards and spine edges rubbed. 8vo: 5.4 x 8.5 inch. 8vo: 13.8 x 21.5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHIC INKS VARNISHES DRY COLORS.

      Philadelphia, PA: Charles Eneu Johnson & Company, n.d. oblong 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Catalogue of inks and related products. The company was founded in 1804 and incorporated in 1883. Johnson produced the first printing ink produced in the United States (A. Margaretta Archambault, A Guide Book of Art, Architecture, and Historic Interests in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1924), 14. Color and black and white specimens throughout. Covers chipped and small tears at fore-edge corners. Covers taped to text block.

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        William Marrison, Tong, near Leeds, Bandage and Truss Maker, to the General Infirmary, at Leeds. His newly-invented patent spine machine and umbilical or navel rupture truss, have been sanctioned by the approbation of many eminent surgeons, both in London and in the country

      Leeds, England: E. Baines (for the Author), 1804. Very good. Handbill. 4to. (235 x 185 mm) with four-line autograph note, signed by Marrison, written at foot of sheet, additional attached leaf blank save for name of recipient “Mr. Adams Newcastle” penned on verso, old folds, verso of address leaf dusty. An impossible survival. This handbill seems to be the only surviving evidence of two ingenious medical inventions by William Marrison of Tong, near Leeds, self-proclaimed “bandage and truss maker to the General Infirmary, Leeds.” Described herein is Marrison's “Truss for the umbilical or navel rupture, upon a new principle, which appears to be superior to any now in use” and a “Machine for the distorted spine, which supports the body indifferent attitiudes of walking, sitting and standing, wheremechanical assistance is required …” The names of leading surgeons in Leeds and London are listed in support of Marrison's inventions. We have been unable to determine if either apparatus was ever manufactured.

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        Flegeljahre. Eine Biographie.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1804-05. - 4 in 2 Bdn. 8°. 244, 229, 230, 311 S. Etwas späteres HLeder, rote Rückenschildchen mit Goldprägung. Wilpert/Gühring 21. - Erstausgabe. - "Obwohl die Flegeljahre unter den grossen Romanen Jean Pauls (1763-1825) heute vermutlich das populärste Werk sind, markieren sie paradoxerweise eher einen Randbereich als einen Schwerpunkt" (KNLL VIII, 675). Das Werk hatte anfänglich wenig Erfolg, später war es Tieck, der sich dafür einsetzte. - Zum Teil leicht stockfleckig, hs. Namenszug auf Titeln. Einbandrücken berieben. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Bridge at Juonpore, Bengal. Plate 18, hand coloured aquatint, from 'Twenty-four Views in Hindoostan.'

      Sold & Published July 21st 1804 by Edward Orme - H. Merke, Aquatinta. Image size 410 x 296mm, 95mm closed tear to margin & image leaving weak stain. On paper watermarked 'J. Whatman', no date, very good. S1This engraving is based on a picture by Thomas Daniell (1749-94) and depicts the 16th Century bridge crossing the Gomti River at Jaunpur. In 1803 Francis Blagdon said the following about this bridge. 'The sound principles upon which it was built are evident from its having withstood, for such a length of time, the force of the stream, which in the rainy season is very considerable. The inundations have frequently been known to rise even above the bridge, insomuch that in the year 1774, a whole brigade of British Forces passed over it in boats.'

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        Hints on Picturesque Improvements in Ornamented Cottages, and their Scenery. Including some observations on the Labourer and his Cottage in Three Essays

      London: J Taylor. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Rubbed and slightly scuffed edges. Later spine and eps. Pages browning. 1804. First Edition. Half-leather cover with marbled board and gilt embossed shield. 240mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 140pp + plates. 6 engraved plates of cottages at rear. .

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        Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

      London: W. Bulmer & Co., 1804. FIRST OCTAVO EDITION. With 5 plates and 8 woodcuts by John & Thomas Bewick. Full contemporary calf, gilt spine, marbled endpapers; other than some minor foxing on preliminaries, an excellent copy with a pencil inscription on fly-leaf "M.S. Slocum, Pasadena" (and a full-page article on Slocum laid in). First octavo edition (preceded by the quarto edition of 1795). This book reveals the technical innovation and creative skill of Bewick, an artist who would radically change the art of book illustration in the next century. Written in two parts, the first includes a biography of Goldsmith plus his two poems, The Traveller and The Deserted village. The second contains a biographical sketch on Parnell, written by Goldsmith, as well as Parnell's poem, The Hermit. The quality of Bewick's engravings was so fine, that at the time of publication, many, including George III, did not believe that the engravings were done on wood, but rather copper. NCBEL, II, 1192.

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        The Works of Plato

      1804 - Plato, Thomas Taylor, The Works of Plato, viz. his fifty-five dialogues, and twelve epistles translated from the Greek; nine of the dialogues by the late Floyer Sydenham, and the remainder by Thoas Taylor, with occasional annotations on the nine dialogues translated by Sydenham, and copious notes, by the latter translator; in which is given the substance of nearly all the existing Greek MS. Commentaries on the philosophy of Plato, and a considerable portion of thosuch as are already published. In five volumes .London: printed fror Thomas Taylor, by T. Wilks. Chancery lane; and sold by E. Jeffrey, and R. H. Evans, Pall-Mall. 1804. Five volumes large quartos, 1804. New ¾ calf binding. Paper clean and light with very large (2”+) side and bottom margins. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        William Marrison, Tong, near Leeds, Bandage and Truss Maker, to the General Infirmary, at Leeds. His newly-invented patent spine machine and umbilical or navel rupture truss, have been sanctioned by the approbation of many eminent surgeons, both in London and in the country

      Leeds, England: E. Baines (for the Author), 1804. Very good. Handbill. 4to. (235 x 185 mm) with four-line autograph note, signed by Marrison, written at foot of sheet, additional attached leaf blank save for name of recipient “Mr. Adams Newcastle” penned on verso, old folds, verso of address leaf dusty. An impossible survival. This handbill seems to be the only surviving evidence of two ingenious medical inventions by William Marrison of Tong, near Leeds, self-proclaimed “bandage and truss maker to the General Infirmary, Leeds.” Described herein is Marrison's “Truss for the umbilical or navel rupture, upon a new principle, which appears to be superior to any now in use” and a “Machine for the distorted spine, which supports the body indifferent attitiudes of walking, sitting and standing, wheremechanical assistance is required Â...” The names of leading surgeons in Leeds and London are listed in support of MarrisonÂ’s inventions. We have been unable to determine if either apparatus was ever manufactured.

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        REPORTS OF CASES ARGUED AND ADJUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES...

      Washington, New York & Flatbush, 1804. Nine volumes. Half blue morocco and cloth. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on titlepages of two volumes, institutional stamps on titlepages of all volumes. One titlepage remargined, another repaired with tape. Light tanning and foxing. A very good set. A very rare and important set, here present in first editions throughout. Because of its publication over a period of 14 years in three different cities with three different printers, a complete set is virtually impossible to obtain. The REPORTS give accounts of cases before the Supreme Court from 1801 to 1815, during which time Cranch was reporter of the Court. According to the DAB, "These reports have always been highly regarded for their clarity and accuracy, and are of great importance since they contain a large number of Chief Justice Marshall's most vital opinions on fundamental constitutional problems." These include Marbury vs. Madison, reported in volume one, and probably about 350 cases in total. The reports begin with John Marshall's first term as Chief Justice, and continue through 1815, covering just under one half of Marshall's tenure in charge of the Supreme Court, and therefore contain accounts of many cases fundamental to the power of the court and the manner in which it interpreted the Constitution. The most famous of these is of course Marbury v. Madison, decided in 1803, in which the court ruled that it could not order James Madison as Secretary of State to deliver a commission to William Marbury, invalidating part of the Judiciary Act of 1789, and thereby creating the concept of judicial review that immediately became one of the central functions of the Supreme Court. Rendering the majority opinion in that case, Marshall wrote, "It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is. Those who apply the rule to particular cases, must of necessity expound and interpret that rule. If two laws conflict with each other, the courts must decide on the operation of each.... The judicial power of the United States extends to all cases arising under the constitution." Other notable cases contained here include Stuart v. Laird, another case related to the Judiciary Act of 1801 and the Midnight Appointments of John Adams, decided just a few weeks after Marbury, which affirmed the ability of Congress to create and abolish lower level federal courts, and which refuted the claim that judicial decisions were enforceable only by the court that made them. An 1804 decision in a case related to maritime shipping during the Quasi War with France, Little v. Barreme, ruled that the President of the United States does not have any power or authority to ignore an act of Congress. The Strawbridge v. Curtiss decision in 1806 established the concept that parties in a federal suit had to be from different states. During this period, the Supreme Court also established its authority to determine the constitutionality of state laws. In the 1813 case Fletcher v. Peck, which arose out the various issues surrounding the Yazoo land claims in Georgia at the end of the 18th century, the court ruled unconstitutional a state law that repealed the act allowing the sale of the Yazoo lands to individuals on that grounds that the original sales represented binding contracts. In this case, Marshall wrote that, "The legislature of Georgia could not revoke a grant once executed. It had no right to declare the law void; that is the exercise of a judicial, not a legislative function. It is the province of the judiciary to say what the law is, or what is was. The legislature can only say what the law shall be." William Cranch, the compiler of the reports, was a distinguished jurist in his own right. Born in Massachusetts, he was the son of Abigail Adams' sister, and a classmate of John Quincy Adams, his cousin, at Harvard. His uncle appointed him to the United States district court shortly before leaving the Presidency. Although he was a staunch Federalist, Jefferson made him chief justice of the District of Columbia in 1805, a post he held for the next fifty years. The pressure of his own court work caused Cranch to cease producing Supreme Court reports after publishing his final volume in 1817. The Cranch reports were reprinted in Philadelphia by Carey & Lea in 1830-34, and Sabin cites only that set (the reports have of course been reprinted since in U.S. Reports), while Shaw and Shoemaker cite only the first volume, not noting any of the others. A most important set, basic to the history of the Supreme Court and American constitutional law, containing contemporary accounts of many landmark cases of the Marshall Court, and extremely rare as a complete run of the original edition. DAB IV, p.502. SABIN 17390 (ref). SHAW & SHOEMAKER 6096 (vol. 1 only). GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED 26 (specifically for the case of Marbury vs. Madison in Vol. I).

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        NUEVA GEOGRAFÍA UNIVERSAL, DESCRIPTIVA, HISTÓRICA, INDUSTRIAL Y COMERCIAL, DE LAS QUATRO PARTES DEL MUNDO (14 tomos, completa)

      - Imprenta de Villalpando, Madrid 1804. Pasta española, buen estado, incluye varias hojas desplegables .- ATENCIÓN: la librería GARANTIZA LA DEVOLUCIÓN del importe si el libro no se corresponde con la descripción. Gastos de envío gratuitos a España por correo SIN CERTIFICAR. Otras tarifas: Certificado 72 h. +3,5 euros. Certificado 72 h. a domicilio +4,5 euros. Por mensajería +6 euros. Contrareembolso +8 euros

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        Vollständiges Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik oder alphabetische Beschreibung vom Bau, Wartung und Nutzen aller in- und ausländischen, ökonomischen, officinellen und zur Zierde dienenden Gewächse. 10 Bände (A bis Z) und 1 Deutsches General-Register in zusammen 11 Bänden. Die Bandtitel im Einzelnen: Band 1: Abelmoschus bis Asplenium. Band 2: Assonia bis Chamaesyce. Band 3: Chamaerops bis Ernodea. Band 4: Erodium bis Hyssopus. Band 5: Iaborosa bis Masculus. Band 6: Massonia bis Pedunculus. Band 7: Peganum bis Pyxidata. Band 8: Quadrangularis bis Scleria. Band 9: Scleranthus bis Thesium. Band 10: Thlaspi bis Zygophyllum. Band 11: Deutsches General-Register zu dem 1sten bis 10ten Bande des vollständigen Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik und einige Verbesserungen zu dem ganzen Werke.

       \"Friedrich Gottlieb Dietrich. Kurt Sprengel [Vorrede]. Vollständiges Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik oder alphabetische Beschreibung vom Bau, Wartung und Nutzen aller in- und ausländischen, ökonomischen, officinellen und zur Zierde dienenden Gewächse. 10 Bände (A bis Z) und 1 Deutsches General-Register in zusammen 11 Bänden. Gedruckt und verlegt bei den Gebrüdern Gädicke. Weimar [bis 1804] und Berlin [ab 1805] 1802-11. XVI, 824 S., 1 Blatt (Nachträge und Verbesserungen), 4 Blätter (Verlagsanzeigen); Titelblatt, II; 794 S., 1 Blatt (Nachträge und Verbesserungen), 4 Blätter (Verlagsanzeigen); Titelblatt, 854 S., 1 Blatt (Nachträge und Verbesserungen); 1 Titelblatt [die S. II bis X sind zwischen den S. 754 und 755 eingebunden], 758 S.,1 S. (Nachträge und Verbesserungen), 2 S. (Verlagsanzeigen); X, 770 S., 2 Blätter (Verlagsanzeigen); Titelblatt, 742 S.; Titelblatt, 741 S., 1 S. (Verlagsanzeigen); Titelblatt, 685 S., 1 S. (Verlagsanzeigen); Titelblatt, 714 S., 1 S. (Verbesserungen), 1 Blatt (Verlagsanzeige); 1 gestochenes Portrait des Verfassers, X, 654 S.; XVI, 357 S.; 1 Blatt (Verlagsanzeige). 8 Bände im zeitgenössischen Halbleder mit verstärkten Leder-Ecken sowie 3 Bände im zeitgenössischen Pappband (alle mit Rückenschild bzw. -titel). Jeweils mit dreiseitigen Rotschnitt. Zustand: Die ersten 8 Blätter des 10. Bandes etwas wasserrandig. Ansonsten insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Die Bandtitel im Einzelnen: Band 1: Abelmoschus bis Asplenium. Band 2: Assonia bis Chamaesyce. Band 3: Chamaerops bis Ernodea. Band 4: Erodium bis Hyssopus. Band 5: Iaborosa bis Masculus. Band 6: Massonia bis Pedunculus. Band 7: Peganum bis Pyxidata. Band 8: Quadrangularis bis Scleria. Band 9: Scleranthus bis Thesium. Band 10: Thlaspi bis Zygophyllum. Band 11: Deutsches General-Register zu dem 1sten bis 10ten Bande des vollständigen Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik und einige Verbesserungen zu dem ganzen Werke. Friedrich Gottlieb Dietrich (1765-1850), Sprössling einer Familie von \"\"Bauernbotanikern\"\" in Ziegenhain bei Jena, gilt als einer der \"\"fruchtbarsten botanischen und hortensischen Schriftsteller seiner Zeit\"\". Die stupenden botanischen Kenntnisse bereits des jungen Dietrich haben Goethe bei einer zufälligen Begegnung so beeindruckt, dass er Dietrich auf seine nächste botanische Reise nach Karlsbad mitnahm und ihm später ein Studium und eine Reise nach England ermöglichte. Dietrich half Goethe bei der Errichtung des botanischen Gartens am Stern und ist ihm bei der \"\"Metamorphose der Pflanzen\"\" behilflich gewesen. Dietrich fungierte in den Jahren von 1801 bis 1845 als Begründer und Direktor des herzoglichen botanischen Gartens in Wilhelmsthal bei Eisenach; er war Hofgärtner und Professor der Botanik. – Dochnahl 36; Engelmann (Bibl. oeconomica) 62; Pritzel 2274.\" Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Napoleon Bonaparte né 1769, premier consul en France 1799. Empereur de Francois 1804. Peint par Lefevre 1803. Gravyr.

      - Stockholm, J. Fred. Martin, 1804. Folio. 39,5 x 28 cm. Akvatint med breda marginaler (hela bladet är 51,5 x 35,5 cm), liten reva i höger marginal, lätta fläckar. Fint porträtt av Napoleon vid tiden för kröningen 1804 utfört av den svenska gravören Johan Fredrik Martin (1755-1816) efter en målning av Robert Lefevre (1755-1830). Gravyren finns i två stater, en med tillägget om ?Empereur? och en utan, troligen avbröts tryckningen vid besked om kröningen den 2 december 1804 och tillägget lades till.

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        Vollständiges Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik oder alphabetische Beschreibung vom Bau, Wartung und Nutzen aller in- und ausländischen, ökonomischen, officinellen und zur Zierde dienenden Gewächse. 10 Bände (A bis Z) und 1 Deutsches General-Register in zusammen 11 Bänden. Die Bandtitel im Einzelnen: Band 1: Abelmoschus bis Asplenium. Band 2: Assonia bis Chamaesyce. Band 3: Chamaerops bis Ernodea. Band 4: Erodium bis Hyssopus. Band 5: Iaborosa bis Masculus. Band 6: Massonia bis Pedunculus. Band 7: Peganum bis Pyxidata. Band 8: Quadrangularis bis Scleria. Band 9: Scleranthus bis Thesium. Band 10: Thlaspi bis Zygophyllum. Band 11: Deutsches General-Register zu dem 1sten bis 10ten Bande des vollständigen Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik und einige Verbesserungen zu dem ganzen Werke.

      Friedrich Gottlieb Dietrich. Kurt Sprengel [Vorrede]. Vollständiges Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik oder alphabetische Beschreibung vom Bau, Wartung und Nutzen aller in- und ausländischen, ökonomischen, officinellen und zur Zierde dienenden Gewächse. 10 Bände (A bis Z) und 1 Deutsches General-Register in zusammen 11 Bänden. Gedruckt und verlegt bei den Gebrüdern Gädicke. Weimar [bis 1804] und Berlin [ab 1805] 1802-11. XVI, 824 S., 1 Blatt (Nachträge und Verbesserungen), 4 Blätter (Verlagsanzeigen) Titelblatt, II 794 S., 1 Blatt (Nachträge und Verbesserungen), 4 Blätter (Verlagsanzeigen) Titelblatt, 854 S., 1 Blatt (Nachträge und Verbesserungen) 1 Titelblatt [die S. II bis X sind zwischen den S. 754 und 755 eingebunden], 758 S.,1 S. (Nachträge und Verbesserungen), 2 S. (Verlagsanzeigen) X, 770 S., 2 Blätter (Verlagsanzeigen) Titelblatt, 742 S. Titelblatt, 741 S., 1 S. (Verlagsanzeigen) Titelblatt, 685 S., 1 S. (Verlagsanzeigen) Titelblatt, 714 S., 1 S. (Verbesserungen), 1 Blatt (Verlagsanzeige) 1 gestochenes Portrait des Verfassers, X, 654 S. XVI, 357 S. 1 Blatt (Verlagsanzeige). 8 Bände im zeitgenössischen Halbleder mit verstärkten Leder-Ecken sowie 3 Bände im zeitgenössischen Pappband (alle mit Rückenschild bzw. -titel). Jeweils mit dreiseitigen Rotschnitt. Zustand: Die ersten 8 Blätter des 10. Bandes etwas wasserrandig. Ansonsten insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Die Bandtitel im Einzelnen: Band 1: Abelmoschus bis Asplenium. Band 2: Assonia bis Chamaesyce. Band 3: Chamaerops bis Ernodea. Band 4: Erodium bis Hyssopus. Band 5: Iaborosa bis Masculus. Band 6: Massonia bis Pedunculus. Band 7: Peganum bis Pyxidata. Band 8: Quadrangularis bis Scleria. Band 9: Scleranthus bis Thesium. Band 10: Thlaspi bis Zygophyllum. Band 11: Deutsches General-Register zu dem 1sten bis 10ten Bande des vollständigen Lexicon der Gärtnerei und Botanik und einige Verbesserungen zu dem ganzen Werke. Friedrich Gottlieb Dietrich (1765-1850), Sprössling einer Familie von "Bauernbotanikern" in Ziegenhain bei Jena, gilt als einer der "fruchtbarsten botanischen und hortensischen Schriftsteller seiner Zeit". Die stupenden botanischen Kenntnisse bereits des jungen Dietrich haben Goethe bei einer zufälligen Begegnung so beeindruckt, dass er Dietrich auf seine nächste botanische Reise nach Karlsbad mitnahm und ihm später ein Studium und eine Reise nach England ermöglichte. Dietrich half Goethe bei der Errichtung des botanischen Gartens am Stern und ist ihm bei der "Metamorphose der Pflanzen" behilflich gewesen. Dietrich fungierte in den Jahren von 1801 bis 1845 als Begründer und Direktor des herzoglichen botanischen Gartens in Wilhelmsthal bei Eisenach er war Hofgärtner und Professor der Botanik. Dochnahl 36 Engelmann (Bibl. oeconomica) 62 Pritzel 2274.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Greenwich, 4. VII. 1804. - 1 p. on bifolium with integral address panel. 4to. To the mathematician and engineer Davies Gilbert (1767-1839, then still Davies Giddy): "Dear Sir, I have reveiced your letter, & am sorry my note of last Saturday did not reach you in time. I now acquaint you that the Visitors of the Royal Observatory dine at the Green Man, next Friday, the 6th instant, two days hence, where your company & your father's will be agreeable, if it shall suit you. I look forward to having the pleasure of your company & your father's some to day to spend here. But am engaged next Monday. Next Friday Sennight the 13th instant our club at the Globe will meet again, & we expect Baron Maseres to attend, where your company & your father's will be agreeable to dine at five o'clock [.]". - Traces of old folds; address leaf shows traces of opened seal.

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        Survey of the geographical distribution and cultivation of the most Important Plans which are used as foot for man with indications of the Isotheres.

      Artist: Johnston Alexander Keith ( - 1871) ; issued in: Edinburgh; date: ca 1842 1804 - - technic: Steel engraving; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50 x 59; - description: Map shows the total world with ist most important cultivations, 4 seperate maps are showing the regions of cacao and vanilla, regions of shugar and coffee, regions of tea plant and regions of pepper, cinanamon, cloves and nutmeg trees

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        Travels in China,

      London: Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1804. containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, made and collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. Quarto (262 x 200 mm). Recent half calf, red morocco label, marbled sides, red speckled edges. 8 engraved plates: 5 hand-coloured aquatints by Thomas Medland after William Alexander (including portrait frontispiece of Van-ta-gin, one of the embassy's guide-interpreters), 3 uncoloured plates (2 double-page: Chinese ordnance and musical instruments), illustrations of Chinese characters and musical notation in the text. Frontispiece cropped (with loss of caption), red wax stain on verso (with small puncture), paper flaw in blank margin of O2, scattered foxing or spotting, yet a very good, well-margined First edition of this highly influential work. "Barrow accompanied Lord Macartney's mission to the court of China in 1792 as his private secretary, and the present account of the country, accompanied by a number of fine plates, is one of the best illustrated English travels on China" (Hill). Barrow was the only son of a Lancashire journeyman tanner; "educated at the local… grammar school, which he left at the age of thirteen, Barrow worked successively as a clerk in a Liverpool iron foundry, as a landsman on a Greenland whaler, and as a mathematics teacher in a Greenwich academy preparing young men for a naval career, until offered the position of comptroller of household to Lord Macartney's embassy to China" (ODNB). Subsequently, Barrow accompanied Macartney to the Cape, and in 1798 was made auditor general: "His intention to settle at the Cape was frustrated by its return to the Dutch in 1803. He was offered the second secretaryship of the Admiralty by Dundas in 1804, and this he held … until 28 January 1845". An ardent imperialist, Barrow dedicated himself to the promotion of exploring expeditions - including that of Richard and John Lander to discover the course and outlet of the Niger; the arctic endeavours of John Ross, James Clark Ross and Sir John Franklin; Clapperton and Laing in North Africa; and King, Cunningham and Sturt in Australia - and the improvement of the facilities and administration of the Navy. His accounts of his own experiences in Asia and Africa "established new standards for travel writing" (ibid.). The exclusion of Europeans from China "left [that country] very much terra incognita well into the nineteenth century. Barrow was an excellent observer, and the text contains a number of descriptions of Chinese artefacts and novelties. Among these a plate of musical instruments, extensive renditions of Chinese melodies into western notation, and a long description, with illustration, of the abacus" (Hill). The excellent plates are after drawings by William Alexander, whose The Costume of China appeared in 1805.

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        Voyage à l'ouest des monts Alléghanys, dans les états de l'Ohio, du Kentucky, et du Tennessée, et retour à Charleston par les Hautes-Carolines

      Levrault, Schoell et cie, Paris 1804 - First edition. Large folding map of the United States (west to the Mississippi). [4], vi, 312 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Best known as a botanist and the author "North American Sylva," Michaux chronicles here an 1800-mile journey through the regions west of the Allegheny Mountains. Sabin 48703; Howes M579; Clark II 106; Graff 2781 Contemporary calf, gilt ornamanental border on covers, spine with gilt decoration and title label in red leather, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Boards lightly rubbed, joints cracked at the foot, half inch loss at foot Large folding map of the United States (west to the Mississippi). [4], vi, 312 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Travels in China

      Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. First edition. Coloured stipple and aquatint frontispiece, 4 hand coloured aquatint plates, and 3 engraved plates (2 double-page). 4to. Contemporary half-calf, rebacked, occasional foxing, overall a good copy. [xii], 632pp. London, Strahan,

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        (Lettre sur la campagne romaine).

      (1804). In 4° (cm 23,7 x 19,5), legatura carta colorata ottocentesca con etichetta con la scritta: "Lettre de Chateaubriand". Cc (1) bianca, (16), (4) bianche, di carta vergellata e filigranata "Fabiani" di Genova, alcune pagine rigate a matita, con il testo quasi integrale, vergato in nitida gradevole leggibile grafia ottocentesca, della "Lettre sur la campagne romaine" inviata da Chateaubriand, allora Primo Segretario di Ambasciata presso la Corte romana, il 10 gennaio 1804, all'amico marchese de Fontanes, pubblicata poi il tre marzo 1804 sul "Mercure de France"; opera ricca di suggestione, che dipinge in toni preromantici la desolazione della campagna romana costellata dei resti delle antiche rovine, che ispirò una folla di artisti tra cui Corot iniziatore della pitture "en plein air". La campagna romana era già stata descritta da Montaigne, dal Président de Brosses e da George Sand con analoghi accenti: troviamo la Tomba di Nerone, Villa Borghese, Villa Pamphili, i Monti della Sabina, scorci del Tevere, il confronto con Napoli, e il Vesuvio, Posillipo, Baia, Capo Miseno, Cuma, il lago d'Averno, i Campi Flegrei. Lunga e dettagliata la descrizione del Colosseo, poi della Villa Adriana a Tivoli: le Terme, il Pecile, l'antro della Sibilla, il tempio di Vesta... Altrettanto particolaraggiata la meditazione sulla Villa d'Este, i panorami che si scorgono da essa, la tomba di Scipione l'Africano, il carattere degli italiani. Nel nostro manoscritto, l'anonimo estensore (sicuramente un personaggio dell'entourage dell'A., forse il suo segretario) non ha trascritto il penultimo paragrafo del testo originale, consacrato al resoconto della sepoltura di Vittorio Alfieri e all'epitaffio da lui concepito per la sua donna Luisa Stolberg d'Albany; in effetti, parte relativamente priva di agganci con il resto del discorso, che è armoniosa galleria di scenari dalla bellezza commovente, associata alle reminescenze delle tumultuose vicende di cui quei luoghi furono teatro. Importante e gradevole "copia" coeva, eseguita ed inviata, prima della pubblicazione, ad importantissimo altolocato. La parola data agli eredi ci impedisce di farne il nome ma ci accontentiamo del prestigioso cimelio.

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        A Short Account of the Settlement, Produce, and Commerce, of Prince of Wales Island in the Straits of Malacca.

      London, Printed for J. Booth, by J. Barfield, 1804 - FIRST EDITION, (2), (1)-71, (1 blank) pp. 4to, Contemporary brown mottled calf, slightly worn, rebacked, new red letter-piece, marbled edges(3 small blind library stamps),An important source on an early account of Prince of Wales Island (Penang) by Sir George Leith, who was nominated Lieutenant Governor of the island and its dependencies in February 1800, and took charge of the Government on April 20 the following Year.In February 1800 he was appointed Governor of Prince of Wales' Island and invested with the whole civil and military authority and on 20 April he arrived and took charge of the government. The Governor-general in council had selected him for the office of lieutenant-governor from his personal knowledge of Sir George's integrity, prudence and firmness and by his lordship's conviction that the services of Sir George Leith would be eminently useful in securing to the company all advantages to be derived from the important settlements (on Prince of Wales' Island). That year Sir George negotiated a further treaty with the Sultan for the cession of a strip of mainland Kedah which was then renamed Province Wellesley after Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, the Governor-General of India. He continued to govern till 1803 when he was succeeded by Sir Robert Townsend Farquhar. The Prince of Wales' Island, together with Province Wellesley now formed the Settlement of Penang (the island having been locally known as Pulau Pinang, where in the Malay language "pulau" means "island" and "pinang" is the name of a variety of local palm tree).The Prince of Wales Island was formally taken possession from the the Sultan of Kadah in August 1786 by Francis Light, who was representing the East India Company and he became the First Superintendent. The East India Company required a port within the Straights of Malacca to trade from and replenish ship supplies, also to have a trade route to China as the Dutch had a full monopoly of the area [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Noerdliche Theil des grossen Weltmeeres

      Artist: Reichard CG; issued in: Weimar; date: ca 1804 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50 x 66; - description: Map shows the Behringsea with the Coast of Asia with Japan and the coast of Alaska, map shows also the islands Hawaii

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        AN ELUCIDATION OF REGULATIONS FOR THE FORMATIONS AND MOVEMENTS OF CAVALRY

      Printed by Joshua Cushing, for W. Norman, Boston, Salem 1804 - 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 82pp. Stated first American from the third London edition." Revised and corrected by Robert Hewes, Teacher of the Cavalry Sword Exercise and Tactics". Hewes was also an early American Entrepreneur who started several businesses including glass making and soaps and glues. Bound in worn original tree calf with gilt titled maroon title block on spine, rubbing to edges and corners and small split at top of front hinge. Illustrated with 32 folding cavalry formation plates (tears to 4 or 5 with no loss) combined with 82 text pages in two parts. Part one "An elucidation of regulations for the formations and movements of cavalry", part two "On movements and attacks; with references to the appendix in regulations for Cavalry". A sturdy but well read copy showing old damp/tide lines at top of some pages, mild browning at times, corner torn off 2nd 1/2 title no text loss. The plates are on a nice thick wove paper, text on laid paper. A scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici

      co' tipi Bodoniani, 1804. In-8° piccolo reale (230x145mm), cc. 55 di testo, legatura ottocentesca m. pelle marrone e angoli con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso (restaurato). 41 calcografie a piena pagina (compreso il frontespizio) a soggetto mitologico-allegorico, incise dal Rosaspina secondo le tavole incise al solo tratto dal portoghese Joseph Teixeira-Barreto impresse in bianco e nero. Etichetta di libreria antiquaria. Reimpressione dell'edizione originale del 1795, sempre edita da Bodoni. Il De Rossi (Roma, 1754-ivi, 1827), commediografo imitatore del Goldoni, poeta ed erudito, fu altresì Ministro delle Finanze della Repubblica Romana (1798-1800) e Direttore dell'Accademia di Belle Arti di Portogallo in Roma (come tale egli qui si firma, dedicando il volume al De Souza, recante cognome lusitano, ed essendo lusitano anche l'autore dei rami). Le composizioni poetiche qui contenute sono in vario metro e tutte a soggetto allegorico su Amore. Brooks, 949 e 602 (per l'edizione originale): "Libro molto bello". Giani, pp. 21-23. Graesse, VI, 169. Brunet, V, 197. Cfr. (edizione originale): Palaia e Moscatella, La Collezione Bodoniana della Biblioteca Angelica di Roma, nn. 214-216. De Lama, II, p. 108. Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense. Mostra antologica di G. B. Bodoni, Milano, 1973, n. 55. Giani, pp. 21-23. La Collezione Bodoniana della Biblioteca Civica di Saluzzo, n. 88. Italiano

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        Ueber den Schädel Kants. Ein Beytrag zu Galls Hirn- und Schädellehre, von Dr. Wilhelm Gottlieb Kelch, Privatlehrer der Medizin und Prosector am anatomischen Theater zu Königsberg.

      Königsberg, bey Friedrich Nicolavius, 1804, kl.-8, VIII, 61, (2) pp., Pappband d.Zt. zarter kleiner Namenszug von 'H.L. Ebel' auf Titel. Seltener Erstdruck!"Kant brauchte nicht um sein Leben zu fürchten, doch nach seinem Tod wurde sein Schädel durch den jungen Königsberger Arzt Wilhelm Gottlieb Kelch nach den Gallschen Maßstäben untersucht. Kant starb am 12. Februar 1804, am 2. April desselben Jahres Unterzeichnete Kelch das Vorwort zu seinem Büchlein.Kelch war sich der Schwierigkeiten seines Vorhabens bewußt und tat auch nicht so, als ob Galls Hirn- und Schädellehre eine unumstößliche Wahrheit wäre. Er betrachtete sie vielmehr als Hülfsmittel zur Ausspähung des Innern des Menschen. Wie faszinierend und gleichzeitig heikel ein solches Unternehmen jedoch gerade wegen des Materialismus-Vorwurfs gegen Gall war, wird an Kelchs einschränkender Bemerkung deutlich, daß es ihm keinesfalls darum ging, das Innere eines Mannes von anerkannt genialischer Größe erforschen zu wollen, welches nur Männern gebührt, die mit ihm in naher Verbindung standen, und in den Geist seiner Schriften eingedrungen sind. Der Craniologe hatte eine schwierige Aufgabe zu bewältigen. Er mochte einen Beitrag zur Hagiographie eines Unsterblichen liefern, indem er die überragenden Fähigkeiten des Betreffenden gleichsam an der Materialität des Schädels bestätigte, er mußte aber unter allen Umständen den Eindruck vermeiden, daß er das philosophische Genie bis in die Einzelheiten der Biographie oder des Werkes hinein am Schädel ablas oder sogar auf diesen zurückführte. Das mochte bei der cranioskopischen Untersuchung eines Geisteskranken oder eines Verbrechers angemessen sein, keinesfalls aber bei genialen Persönlichkeiten. Im besten Fall war es erlaubt, allgemein kursierende Aussagen über bestimmte Lebensumstände anhand des Schädels zu bestätigen.Genau das tat Kelch, und dazu zählte naheliegenderweise auch die Bestätigung von Galls Hinten-Vorne-Unterteilung. Kants Stirn enthielt die meisten Erhabenheiten, während sie am gleichförmig gerundeten Hinterhauptsbeine fast völlig fehlen. Dementsprechend waren verschiedene dem Gedächtnis vorbehaltene Organe, Witz und vergleichender Scharfsinn besonders ausgeprägt. Das Organ des methaphysischen Scharfsinns war mit dem des Sachgedächtnisse verschmolzen, so daß beide eine einheitliche Stirnaufwölbung bildeten. Hingegen war bei den weiter hinten gelegenen Stellen, wo Hochmut, Ruhmsucht und Eitelkeit lokalisiert wurden, nur eine Furche in Kants Schädel zu tasten und auch hinsichtlich des Geschelchtstriebes konnte Kelch Fehlanzeige melden: "Diese Bildung am Schädelgrunde wurde an dem Kantschen Schädel gänzlich vermißt." Hans Erich Bödeker, Peter Hanns Reill, Jürgen Schlumbohm (Hrsg.): Wissenschaft als kulturelle Praxis, 1750-1900 (Göttingen 1999): Michael Hagner, Kluge Köpfe und geniale Gehirne: Zur Anthropologie des Wissenschaftlers im 19. Jahrhundert, pp.310-311.Kelch (Wilh. Gottlieb) "zu Königsberg geb. studirte daselbst und zu Göttingen die Arzneywissenschaften, ward Doctor derselben, dann Privatlehrer der Medicin und Prosector des anatomischen Theaters zu Königsberg, 1806 ordentlicher Professor und starb als ein Opfer der Unverdrossenheit in seinem Beruf am 2. Febr. 1813 am Lazarethfieber. Leipz. Lit. Zeit. 1813. Pag. 816. Hall A.L.Z. 1813, num 83. Pag. 664" Ch. Gottl. Jöcher, Allg. Gelehrten-Lex., 7Siehe - DBA I 635, 452-454 II 691, 227.

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        A letter to the Right Honorable the Earl Poulett, Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of His Majesty's County of Somerset, Knight of the Most Ancient Order of the Thistle, a Lord of His Majesty's Bed-Chamber, and Colonel of the First and Second Regiments of Somerset Militia, &c. &c. &c. &c. from T.S. Champneys, Esq.

      Frome printed by Crockers 1804 - 8vo., 55 + (1)pp., including the half-title, bound in late 20th century quarter leather over marbled boards. A very good copy. First edition, privately printed. Apparently very rare: not in COPAC nor in BL. Not in Bristol City libraries. [bound with], Substance of a speech, delivered by T.S. Champneys, Esq. late Lieut. Colonel Commandant of the Selwood Forest Legion, to the Corps, on his resignation of the command, Monday, March 12th 1804.> Frome, Printed at the desire of the Corps. By Crockers. [1804]. 8vo., 17 + (1)pp. A very good copy. First edition, privately printed. Apparently very rare: not in COPAC nor in BL. Not in Bristol City libraries. [bound with], Facts, attending the prosecution of Thomas Swymmer Champneys, Esq. one of the Magistrates of the County of Somerset, for an alleged assault and false imprisonment: preferred by Thomas West: with introductory observations.> Bristol: printed by Joseph Routh, Narrow Wine Street. 1815. 8vo., 33 + (1)pp., probably wanting a half-title, a few leaves lightly stained else a good copy. First edition, privately printed. Apparently very rare: not in COPAC nor in BL. Not in Bristol City libraries. A collection of three rare pamphlets which together illustrate the ups and downs of the Swymmer/Champneys family. Based at Orchardleigh, near Frome, the family's wealth was founded on the slave trade and extensive property holdings in the West Indies. T.S. Champneys was a J.P., a D.L. for the County of Somerset, and, in 1804 at least, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Selwood Forest Legion, Volunteer Cavalry and Infantry. His downfall was completed in the 1820s, by which time he had squandered what was left of the family's fortune, and when he ended up in the insolvent debtors court which declared his the largest amount of debt ever filed in the court since its establishment in 1813, with debts and liabilities upwards of £429,000. The prosecution of Champneys for unpaid debt in 1814/15 vividly illustrates the deteriorating reputation of a once highly regarded Somerset/Bristol family. Thomas Swymmer Champneys (1769-1839) succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Champneys of Orchardleigh, Somerset, on the death of his father in July 1821. In 1831 his name was legally changed to Thomas Swymmer Mostyn-Champneys. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA STORIA ROMANA COI SUPPLEMENTI DEL FREINSEMIO

      NICOLO' BETTONI, 1804. INTERLINGUE 10 Opera completa composta da 39 tomi in 15 volumi, con testo latino a fronte, tradotta da C.Luigi Mabil, pagine con lieve fioritura, solo alcune con discreta fioritura, coperte rigide marroni con titoli d'oro ai dorsi, tagli con spruzzi marroni, nel complesso molto buona USATO

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        Vue de Ste. Croix de Teneriffe, prise du Mouillage

      Artist: Dorges ; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1804 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 15 x 77; - description: Representation of the city St. Croix and the island of Teneriffa

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        AN ESSAY ON EDUCATION; in which are particularly considered the merits and defects of the discipline and instruction in our academies. The second edition, corrected and enlarged. In two volumes.

      London.F. and C. Rivington.1804. Vol. I: xxiv, 342, [1 ad] pages. Vol. II: iv, 412 pages. Recent quarter calf over marbled boards with vellum tips. 12mo.178 x 110 mm. A very good set. Corporal punishment, religious instruction, early education, the desirability of teaching the classics, and the merits of public schools as opposed to domestic education are addressed. There are additional chapters in this edition. First published in 1802.

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        Catalogue des Livres rares et précieux de la Bibliotheque de M. ["Renouard" supplied in a cont. hand]. Dont la vente se fera par M. Sylvestre…le lundi 28 brumaire an XIII (19 novembre 1804)…

      viii, 215 pp., one leaf of ads of Renouard as publisher. 8vo, cont. half-calf & paste-paper boards (corners a little worn, minor foxing & browning), flat spine gilt, green morocco lettering piece on spine, uncut. Paris: A.A. Renouard, 1804. The first sale of books from the private library of Renouard (1765-1853), the renowned French bibliographer and bookseller. This auction of 1808 lots represents a relatively small but choice selection of rare books, "all in a perfect state of preservation" (as we learn from the "Avertissement"), many of which were bound by Derome, Bradel, and Bozerian; there were numerous Bodoni and Didot imprints on large and fine paper. The sale realized 48,818 frs. Renouard later explained the reason for this sale: "Il est bien difficile de former une bibliothèque sans avoir de temps en temps à en écarter plus ou moins de volumes…En 1804 je fis une vente d'une partie de ma bibliothèque, parce que vraiment j'avais trop de livres et surtout de certains grands ouvrages dont je finissais par me soucier très-peu."-Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 522. Nice copy, priced throughout in a contemporary hand. This is the first time I have had this catalogue. ❧ Peignot, p. 121.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Felicity Hall, Late Residence if the Hon.ble David Anstruther, Near Moorshedabad, Bengal

      Published & Sold Jany. 1 1804 by Edward Orme, His Majesty's Printseller, 59 New Bond Street, London - Aquatint with hand colouring I 302 x 434 mm, Pl. 360 x 480 mm Plate 23 from '24 Views in Hindostan by William Orme'. This aquatint is based on a picture by Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) depicting a colonial mansion near Murshidabad known as Felicity Hall. The accompanying text says that '[t]his house was built by Mr. Anstruther upon a large barren plain, which is now fertilized and cultivated: the edifice gives a correct idea of the style and elegance of the European buildings in India.' Abbey Travel 424, 24

      [Bookseller: Sanders of Oxford ltd]
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        An Examination Of The Various Charges Exhibited Against Aaron Burr, Esq. Vice-President Of The United States; And A Developement Of The Characters And Views Of Hispolitical Opponents. A New Edition, Revised And Corrected, With Additions. By Aristides.

      Printed For The Author 1804 - [Iii], 116 Pp. Second Edition, Extensively Revised To Reply To "A Reply To Aristides, By James Cheetham", With A New One Page Preface By The Author. Bound In (Early 20Th Century?) Plum Morocco Over Plum Cloth, Gilt Title On Spine, Gilt Rules On Boards. "William Peter Van Ness, A Friend Of Aaron Burr, Was An Active Participant In The 1800 Presidential Campaign As A Supporter Of The Democratic-Republican Candidates, Burr For Vice President And Thomas Jefferson For President. In July 1804, Van Ness Served As Aaron Burr's Second In Burr's Duel With Alexander Hamilton And Was Present When Burr Fatally Shot Hamilton." [Pba 2016]. Closed Tear On Front Spine Edge, Fraying At Corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        The Shooting Directory

      Longman Hurst, Rees and Orme 1804 - xviii 432 + 6 pages, 4to., tinted frontis portrait of Thornhill seated with dogs and gun, 6 tinted plates, engraved folding plates showing the Mantons patent breech and the Grierson breech, Laws respecting game and dogs; The breeding journal; the sportsman's weekly journal. Armorial bookplate to front paste down and to free FEP, some erratic browning and foxing to text, possibly due to the paper quality not affecting the plates. Bound in near contemporary 1/2 calf binding with some rubbing to edges and surfaces. The rare 1st edition 1st issue which contains the suppressed pages 214-220, which contain an account of how the Master General of the Ordnance tried to obtain Joseph Manton's rifling invention. Neither Chute or Schwerdt had this, Schwerdt notes the plates are often missing due to this being sold as a set of prints, Chute notes the 1st edition 1st issue exceedingly rare. Chute 632, Schwerdt Vol 2 258.

      [Bookseller: Hereward Books]
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        Generalkarte von Europa, nach den neuesten astronomischen Beobachtungen, den vorzüglichsten Special-Karten und zu Theil noch nicht gestochenen Zeichnungen auf das genaueste entworfen und nach den jetzigen Grenzen richtig abgetheilt, herausgegeben. Kunsthandlung Adam Gottlieb Schneider u. Weigel. 1804.

      Adam Gottlieb Schneider und Johann Christoph Weigel, Nürnberg 1804 - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash when published. In excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        The Psalms of David, imitated in the Language of the New Testament, And applied to the Christian Use and Worship [BOUND WITH] Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge, and Various Other Writers. According to the Recommendation of the Joint Committee of the General Association of Connecticut, and the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America

      Albany: Whiting, Backus & Whiting, 1804. New edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. 24mo (6 x 4"). 394 [i.e. 392], [24]pp; 236, [20]pp. Errors in pagination: In "The Psalms of David," pages 233-234 are omitted; p. 347 misnumbered 743; In "Hymns", pages 119 and 215 are misnumbered 118, 115. Contemporary full spotted calf, with gold lettering and ruling to spine. The first book is the result of the author's challenging goal to write translations - in rhyme and meter - of the Psalms of David, in everyday language for congregational singing. The 150 psalms are carefully composed in poetic beauty. Each paragraph captures the essence of each Psalm and each Scripture, and rhymes in perfect harmony.Bound with "The Psalms of David" is "Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge, and Various Other Writers." The book is a selection of 263 hymns from the best hymnwriters of the 18th century, such as Isaac Watts, Philip Doddridge, Benjamin Beddome, Anne Steele, Samuel Medley, Tate and Brady, John Rippon, Joseph Addison, Samuel Stennett, John Fawcett, William Cowper, John Newton, Thomas Gibbons, Samuel Davies, Benjamin Francis, Daniel Turner, John Needham, Augustus Toplady, and John Leech.Binding rubbed along spine. Closed tears along both upper joints. Ex-library bookplate on inside of front cover. Contemporary previous owner's signature at upper margin of front free endpaper (John Phelps). Minor and sporadic age-toning and foxing throughout. Binding in overall good- to good, interior in good+ to very good condition. About the author: Isaac Watts (1674-1748) was an English Christian minister, hymn writer, theologian, and logician. He was a prolific and popular hymn writer and is credited with some 750 hymns. He is recognized as the "Father of English Hymnody;" many of his hymns remain in use today and have been translated into numerous languages.

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        Recueil de prières les plus intéressantes, dédié aux ames pieuses, avec les hymnes et proses à l'usage de Paris et de Lyon.

      A Lyon, De l'Imprimerie de J.-L. Maillet, chez Ayné 1804 - in-18, (4)-232 pp., frontispice gravé, maroquin rouge à long grain, dos lisse d'un décor de pampres avec au centre une croix dans un losange sur fond criblé, décor de pampres encadré de filets dorés sur les plats, monogramme au centre, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette intérieure, garde de tablis bleu ciel comportant également une roulette dorée, tranches dorées (P. Lefebvre). Usure à deux coins. Précieux exemplaire au chiffre de Lucien Bonaparte, relié par l'un des maîtres de la reliure sous l'Empire. Les livres provenant de la bibliothèque de Lucien sont de la plus grande rareté. Devant la méconnaissance de sa bibibliothèque, il est difficile d'avoir la certitude absolue que le monogramme utilisé est bien celui de Lucien. Néanmoins la qualité de la reliure et le relieur lui-même influent pour que cette hypothèse soit retenue. Il n'y en a aucun exemplaire dans la collection Brouwet. On trouve un ouvrage simplement offert à Lucien dans la collection Souham. Neveu de Bozérian l'aîné, Lefebvre exerça à partir de 1805. Il relia pour l'Empereur et pour son entourage le plus proche. Ses reliures sont remarquables par la finesse de leur dorure et sont très caractéristiques du style Empire. Il a figuré dans la remarquable collection de reliure Directoire et Empire de la Bibliiotheca Wittockiana. Ex-libris des Comtes Venerosi Pesciolini (cachet armorié) et Michel Wittock. Collection Souham, pages 74-75. P. Culot, Relieurs et reliures décorées en France., 2000, n° 130. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Charging Aaron Burr with Hamilton’s Murder

      Boston, MA 1804 - Newspaper. Columbian Centinel, Boston, Mass, November 7, 1804. 4 pp., 13 x 19 3/4 in. Loss (roughly 2 x 3/4 in.) on pp. 3-4 professionally filled, still, some small text lacking. "A bill has been found in New-Jersey, against MR. BURR, for the murder of GEN. HAMILTON.-Nevertheless he will take his seat in Congress." This brief mention of the Burr-Hamilton duel is among a number of announcements in this early national newspaper.Also includes:A piece on the efficacy of the small pox vaccine and the obstinacy of those who refuse to see its benefits;A 1787 letter from Thomas Jefferson, then minister to France, arguing that the presidential term should have been limited in the Constitution to a single term (Jefferson was running for re-election);President Jefferson's guarantee to the Ursuline Sisters of New Orleans that their property would be protected under the U.S. Constitution following the Louisiana Purchase;A notice that the "Louisiana Remonstrants" had arrived in New York on their way to Washington to protest the territorial government under William C.C. Claiborne and the Congressional organization of the recently-acquired territory;and the usual advertisements.

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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