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        A View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of America: With Supplementary Remarks Upon Florida; On the French Colonies on the Mississippi and Ohio, and in Canada; and on the Aboriginal Tribes of America

      Philadelphia: Published by J. Conrad & Co.. 1804. First. First American edition. Full contemporary calf with red leather spine label titled in gilt. Two folding engraved maps, and two folding engravings. Early owner name, a small portion of the second blank torn away removing another name, foxing to the plates, but otherwise clean and undamaged, rubbing and wear to the extremities, and a very small split at the edge of one joint, still a tight and sound, very good copy. .

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        Views in Egypt from the original drawings in the possession of Sir Robert Ainslie taken during his Embassy to Constantinople By Luigi Mayer: Engraved under the direction of Thomas Milton. With historical observations and incidental ... (Truncated)

      London, Bensley 1804,1804, 1803Full Book Title: Views in Egypt from the original drawings in the possession of Sir Robert Ainslie taken during his Embassy to Constantinople By Luigi Mayer: Engraved under the direction of Thomas Milton. With historical observations and incidental illustrations of the manners and customs of the natives of that country. [Tog with] Views in Palestine from the original drawings of Luigi Mayer with an historical and descriptive account of the country and its remarkable places; [and] Views in the Ottoman Empire, chiefly in Caramania a part of Asia Minor, hitherto unexplored. With some curious selections from the Islands of Rhodes and Cyprus and the Celebrated Cities of Corinth, Carthage, and Tripoli. 3 volumes bound in 2 With 96 handcoloured aquatint plates. Elephant folio, bound in quarter calf over cloth sides. An occasional spot of foxing, not affecting the plates, which are very fine Views in Egypt has half title (Views of Egypt, Palestine, and Other parts of the Ottoman Empire 1804], title, dedication page, 102 pages and 2 pages listing the plates. Views in Palestine, has title page (repeated in French), 48 pages, including the list of plates; Views of the Ottoman Empire with title, separate title in French, 48 pages Quantity Available: 1. Category: JHB JH FRANCE HISTORY BIOGRAPHY WOMEN 16C; Inventory No: 220876.

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        Baierische Volkstrachten.

      (Mchn., Fleischmann), 1804/1806.. 2 Lieferungen (= alles Erschienene). 2°. 7 unnum. Bl.; 4 unnum. Bl. Mit gestochenem Titel, gestochener Wildmung und 12 altkolorierten Aquatinta-Radierungen von Ludwig Neureuther. OBroschur mit roten, aufgeklebten illustr. Original Titelschildern.. Colas 2548; Hiler 748; Lipperheide Dfc 4; Maillinger IV, 636; nicht bei Lentner. - Von den ursprünglich geplanten 6-8 Lieferungen erschienen nur diese beiden vorliegenden. "Bloß vaterländische Künstler sind bei der Bearbeitung gebraucht worden. Zeichnung und Stich besorgte der Hofmaler Neureuther; die Illumination der Miniatur-Maler Rummel, die Abdrücke der Kupferplatten der Kupferdrucker Hellriegel, und den Druck der Schrift der Bürger und Buchdrucker Zängl ... die Beschreibung selbst aber (verdanke ich) der gütigen Mittheilung meines würdigen Freundes des Landes-Directions-Raths von Obernberg" (der Hrsg. auf dem hinteren Umschlag). - Die 12 Aquatintastiche des Landschafts- und Figurenmalers Ludwig Neureuther (Jägersburg um 1770 - 1832 Bamberg, Vater von Eugen Neureuther) sind mit äußerster Sorgfalt koloriert. Sie stellen folgende Trachten dar: Schlierseer Bauer und Mädchen, Bäuerin und Bauer an der Mangfall, der Audorfer Bauer und die Audorferinnen, Bauer und Bäuerinnen von Rothenbuch, die Jachenauer und Bäuerin aus der Jachenau, die Werdenfelser Bauern und Mädchen. - DerOriginalumschlag gering faltig und mit alten Notizen in Bleistift. - Das komplett kaum im Handel vorkommende bayerische Trachtenwerk von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung liegt hier in einem breitrandigen, sauberen Exemplar vor. Von äußerster Seltenheit.

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        The Domestic Encyclopaedia; or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge. (Complete 5-Volume Set)

      William Young Birch and Abraham Small, Philadelphia 1804 - Very Good five-volume Hardcover set, bound in full contemporary calf with dark red labels to spines. Printed by Robert Carr of Philadelphia (Volume IV printed 1803; all others 1804). Mild shelf wear, corners slightly bumped, chipping at heads of spines (especially volumes II and IV), boards scuffed, joints in varying stages of deterioration, but all boards still attached. All 34 plates present. Please inquire for any further information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuskript - Gebetbuch für Michael Stangel: Kleines Handbüchlein Zum Gebrauch eines katholischen Christen, worin Mess, Morgen, Abend, Beicht und Communion Gebetern sammt Litaneyen enthalten. Deutsche Handschrift mit aquarelleirten Zierleisten, Blattumrandungen und Vignetten.

      (Oesterreich ?) 1804.. 8°: 108 num. S., 5 n.n. S. Rotgefärbtes Leder mit blindgeprägtem Mittelstück und blindgeprägten Randleisten.. Reizvolles in Schwarz, Rot und Grün geschriebenes Gebetbuch aus der Feder eines geübten Kalligrafen, der auf dem letzten Blatt seinen Auftraggeber und seinen Namen nennt. Der Titel in Rot und Grün mit reichen Umfassungsornamenten. Mit 8 grösseren Kapitelüberschriften und Vignetten. Die meisten der 107 numerierten Blätter mit abweichenden Bildumrandungen, zum Teil in Aquarell, mit Blumen- und Rankenornamenten. - Papier durchgehend fingerfleckig. Einge Blätter mit Wasserrand. Einband beschabt und berieben. - Schönes Beispiel volkstümlicher Schreibkunst.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Frederic-Le-Grand, Sa Famille, Sa Cour, Son Gouvernement, Son Academie, Ses Ecoles, Et Ses Amis, Generaux, Philosophes Et Litterateurs; Ou, Mes Souvenirs De Vingt Ans De Sejour a Berlin; Par Dieudonne Thiebault ... - [Complete in 5 Volumes]

      Paris, A. Bossange; [Etc. , Etc. ], 1804, Hardback, First EditionFull contemporary analine calf, recased in a very period-sympathetic fashion. Gilt-cross bands with the title and volume numbers blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1 pages; Description: 5 v. Fronts. (v. 1, 2: ports. ) fold. Facsims. 21 cm. Subjects: Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786. Prussia (Germany) --History --Frederick II, 1740-1786. [Notes: First published under title: Mes souvenirs de vingt ans].

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        Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. During the middle of the fourth century, before the Christian æra.... The first American edition

      Philadelphia: Pr. by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., 1804.

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        Geschichte des Ritterwesens im Mittelalter....[Versuch über das Kostum der vorzüglichen Völker des Mittelalters. Nach den bewährtesten Schriftstellern bearbeitet von- Dritter Theil.]

      Wien, Joseph Schalbacher, 1804.. 1804. Gestochener Titel mit handkolorierter Titel-Vignette, XVI, 5O7(1) S. Mit Bilderanhang von 59 ganzseitigen Tafeln in einem zeitgenössischen prachtvollen Handkolorit angefertigt; ca. 20 davon bezüglich Turnier. Hldr. d. Zt. m. Marmorbezug und vergoldeter Rckn.-Beschriftung. Mehrere Bilder erhältlich. ¶ With 59 delicately handcoloured copper-engrd. plates (approximately 20 of which regarding tornament). Original hfcf. over mrbld boards. Trifle foxed in places, not affecting the images. Overall a very nice copy with a firm imprint of the plates.

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        Pars I.ma [Prima] Philosophiae.

      1804.. 8° (19 x 13.2 cm). 142 SS. (Text; Rest von ca. 70 Bll. blanko). Kart. d.Zt. (marmoriert in Sepiatönen) mit hs. Rückenschild, alls. rot gesprenkelter Schnitt. Schöne und sorgfältige (nicht-deutsche) Kurrentschrift in dunkelbrauner Tinte auf handliniertem (Bleistift) Büttenpapier (Wasserzeichen; in den Ecken Einstichlöcher für Satzspiegelmarkierung). Bemerkenswert sauberes und gutes, kaum gebrauchtes Exemplar.. Wohl Mitschriften nach Diktat zu einer philosophischen Einführungsvorlesung in lateinischer Sprache. Der Provenienz nach aus einer der höheren Schulen der Zentral- und Innerschweiz (Einsiedeln, Engelberg, Sarnen, Schwyz). - "Cognitio historica est nuda rei notitia, cognitio philosophica est notitia rationis, cur res sit, aut esse possit. [..] Philosophia dividitur in Theoreticam, quod versatur circa cognoscenda, et Practicam, quod versatur circa agenda: Illa constat, Logica, Methaphisica, Physica, hoc Ethica et Politica." (p. 1). Seite 142 schliesst mit "Finis. Coronat. Opus / 1804. C. F." - Das Wappen-Wasserzeichen des Büttenpapiers ist nicht näher bestimmbar: mehrpassiger Schild (ev. bekrönt) mit zentraler Lilie.

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        Die Existenz der Geister und ihre Einwirkung auf die Sinnenwelt; psychologisch erklärt und historisch begründet. Weimar, G. Ch. Voigt 1841. 8°. VIII, 290 S., Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      . . Ackermann II, 297 - Du Prel 1026 - nicht in Fürst, Rosenthal, etc.- Erste Ausgabe.- Friedrich Korn (1804-1850) war Schriftsteller und Mythologieforscher; behandelt u.a. animalischen Magnetismus, Geistercitationen, Geistererscheinungen, Somnambulismus.- Titel gestempelt, braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Neue Darstellungen aus der Gallschen Gehirn- und Schedellehre, als Erläuterungen zu den vorgedruckten Vertheidigungsschrift des Doktor Gall, eingegeben bey der niederösterreichischen Regierung.

      - Mit einer Abhandlung über den Wahnsinn, die Pädagogik und die Physiologie des Gehirns nach der Gallschen Theorie. Hrsg. v. Walther. - München, Scherrerschen Kunst- und Buchhandlung, 1804, 8°, XVI, 168 pp., feiner Pappband der Zeit. Erste Auflage. Feines Exemplar a.d. Vorbesitz von P(aul) Vollwiller! - ". findet man es sonderbar und ungewöhnlich, daß die schon allgemeinen für höchst wichtig anerkannte Entdeckungen des Dr. Gall, welche für die physiologische Konstruktion der Verrichtungen des Gehirns ganz neue kaum geahndete Ansichten aufschließen, so lange der Leserwelt vorenthalten, und wenigsten von der Seite des Entdeckers selbst nichts hierüber im Publikum verhandelt wurde . Seit dem Erscheinen der von mir im Jahre 1802 herausgegebenen kritischen Darstellungen der Gallschen anatomisch-physiologischen Untersuchungen des Gehirns und Schedelbaues, Zürich bey Ziegler - hat Herr Gall, wovon ich mich während eines zweyten Aufenthaltes in Wien überzeugte, in seinen Untersuchungen so bedeutende Fortschritte gemacht, und manche neue Ansichten aufgegriffen; er ist, um mich so auszudrücken, mit seiner Reflexion auf der durch das anatomische Messer geöffneten Bahn so tief in die Konstruktion des Gehirns selbst eingedrungen, daß neuere Darstellungen aus seiner Theorie durchaus nothwendig wurden, indem sie die vorhergehenden zum Theil aufklären und erweitern, zum Theil den selben ganz neue Richtung geben. Ich finde es sehr passen, dies Darstellungen an die von Gall selbst in seiner Vertheidgungsschrift aufgestellten Refelxionspunkte anzureihen, daß sie mit dieser ein zusammenhängendes Ganzes bilden, als Fortsetzung der kritischen Darstellungen aber, gemeinschaftlich mit derselben die gesammte Literatur der Gallschen Theorie umfassen." Einleitung des Hrsg. Walther - - Frühe Würdigung der Franz Joseph Gall'schen (1758-1828) Lehre aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht von dem berühmten Chirurgen und Ophthalmologen Philipp Franz v. Walther (1782-1849). Fortschritte und neue Ansichten Galls ergänzen hier Walthers "Critische Darstellung" von 1802. - Nach dem Franz Joseph Gall's Vorlesungen in Wien durch den Kaiser als religionsgefährlich verboten wurden, verließ Gall Wien und bereiste Deutschland, Dänemark u.a. und hielt an zahlreichen Orten Vorlesungen über seine neue Lehre. - Mit Galls Verteidigungsschrift (pp.1-50) gegen das von dem Kaiser in Wien erlassene Vorlesungsverbot. - Die Zusätze enthalten eine Übersicht von Schriften zu Galls Theorie und auch Kapitel über Psychologie, Vivisektionen etc. - "Gall war auf eine Theorie der Hirnfunktion gestoßen, die größte Bedeutung erlangen sollte. Er war ein Pionier kortikaler Lokalisationstheorie, wenn auch auf Grund falscher Überlegungen. Edwin G.Broing faßte den Beitrag der Phrenologie treffend zusammen, als er sagte: "Die Theorie Galls und Spurzheims ist ein Beispiel für eine Theorie, die trotz ihrer Irrtümer geeingnet war, weiteres wissenschaftliches Danken anzuregen". Dank der Phrenologie bewegte sich die Vorstellung der geistigen Funktionen "von der Idee der immartiellen cartesianischen Seele weg in Richtung auf eine materielle Theorie der Nervenfunktion. Die Irrtümer der Phrenologie lagen eigentlich nur in Einzelheiten und in dem Fanatismus ihrer Anhäger." E.G.Boring, History of experimental psycholgoy., 2nd.Ed., 1957, pp.57-58 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Thomas Kirche von der Alléeseite." Thomaskirche mit Häuserzeile von der Allee aus

      Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Karl Benjamin Schwarz "Romantische Gemählde v. Leipzig" 1804. 12x18 cm. - Engelmann, Geogr. S. 635 - Dekorative Ansicht in schönen alten Farben.

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        Systema Piezatorum secundum ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

      Brunsvigae, Reichard, 1804. 8vo (194 x 125mm). pp. 439, (1), 30 (index). Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spine with black gilt lettered label, sides with gilt borders. Rare work on Hymenoptera. Fabricius was one of the most famous pupils of Linnaeus, with whom he formed a lifelong friendship. He greatly increased the knowledge of entomology and gained a wide reputation abroad. He was primarily a systematist and originated the maxillary and cibarian system of classification of insects in which mouth parts were used to separate the order. In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages. //Horn-Schenkling 6220.

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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... Volumes 1-5

      Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne. 1804-7. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Volumes 1-5, complete set of the text volumes (lacks the Atlas). First Printings, published 1804-7, with pagination as called for by HOWES M317. Engraved frontis of Washington in Volume 1. Hardcover 8vos. in original full calf with title labels, gilt bands and volume numbers in gilt. A Very Good set, overall. Contemporary ownership signature on the front pastedown of all volumes. Contents lightly foxed, but quite readable. Front board of Volumes 4 and 5 attached, but barely, the other boards are securely attached. Fly leaf of Volume 4 loose, but present. Rubbing to leather, with shallow loss at spine ends. 5 volume set in the original leather bindings. A similar set (rebacked, and also lacking the Atlas) sold for over $2,000 at a Heritage auction in 2014. Digital images available upon request.

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        MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF AGRIPPINA, the wife of Germanicus. 3 volumes,

      Bath: printed by R. Cruttwell for G. and J. Robinson. London 1804 - 8vo, (190x117mm), xxxviii,319; vi,340; (iii-)viii,352p. printed on a thin, fine, handmade paper, a slight stain to K1 of vol. 1, a small piece torn (without text loss) from the fore-margin of Y8 of vol. 2, and some faint spotting of the final few leaves of vols 1 & 3. Later 19th century half calf, backstrips faded and the corner tips rubbed, Spanish pattern marbled paper sides. Perhaps better known as a writer of influential works on education, Hamilton's biography of Agrippina the Elder has been called 'an important attempt to deal seriously with the life of an admirable Roman woman' and one which displays a fine understanding of Roman laws and customs. HEAVY BOOK, overseas customers please note that this title weighs more than the 1 kg packed average on which postage charges are based, email us through the 'Ask the bookseller a question' option for delivery options and additional charges.

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        Catalogus Systematicus Coleopterorum.

      Catalogue systematique des Coleopteres. Systematische naamlijst van dat geslacht der Insecten dat men Torren noemt. La Haye, G. Bakhuysen, (1804-) 1806. 2 volumes. 4to (251 x 202mm). With 105 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, sides with gilt border, gilt ornameneted spines with red and green gilt lettered label. A fine copy of the first major iconography on Coleoptera and one of the finest entomological works published in the Netherlands. Johannes Eusebius Voet (1706-1778) was a physician at Dordrecht. He possessed a large cabinet of insects and shells and was the son of Carl Voet, who was court-painter to the Earl of Portland. The Dutch Entomological Society has a splendid album on insects and their metamorphosis, following closely Goedaert, by his hand. According to Landwehr, Voet was as well the author as the artist of the 'Catalogus Systematicus Coleopterorum'. Most of the splendid plates are engraved by C.F.C. Kleeman, Roesel's son-in-law, in the same elaborate manner and preciseness of detail that we know from his other works. The text of the present work is written in Latin, French and Dutch. An unusual clean and fine copy without any foxing.//Landwehr 201; Nissen ZBI, 4259.

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        The Narrative of Captain David Woodard and Four Seamen, who lost their Ship while in a Boat at Sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes; containing an Interesting Account of their Sufferings and also an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Country, and a Description of the Harbours and Coast, &c. Together with an Introduction and an Appendix, containing Narratives of Various Escapes from Shipwrecks holding out a Valuable Seaman's Guide, and the Importance of Union, Confidence, and Perseverance in the Midst of Distress.

      London: J. Johnson, 1804 - Octavo (211 × 128 mm). Contemporary purple half calf on dark green seaweed sprigged cloth, tan morocco label, narrow bands with double gilt rules, compartments with concentric panels, gilt rules at spine and corner edges, all edges marbled, dun endpapers. Just a little chafed at the extremities, bookplate quite neatly removed from the front pastedown, some foxing and browning on the maps, light toning overall, but a very handsome copy. Silhouette portrait frontispiece, folding map of the Island of Celebes, larger folding map of "the Western Part of the Island," and a double-page plate of "the Proas, Canoes, and Implements of War of the Malays," half-title bound in. First edition. "In January of 1793, Woodard sailed in the American ship Enterprise form Batavia, bound for Manila. Sent off in a boat with five others to purchase provisions from another ship, they found themselves separated from their own ship after a storm they were forced to land on Celebes, where one of them was murdered by the Malays and the others taken into captivity. They escaped with the help of a Mohammedan priest and gradually made their way to Macassar and then back to Batavia. Included in the book is a geographical account of the island of Celebes, a brief vocabulary of the Malay language" (Hill). Woodard's account was edited for publication by William Vaughan, a director of the Royal Exchange Assurance Corporation, promoter of the port of London, and philanthropist in the interest of the common seaman, and is dedicated to his maternal uncle, Capt. Benjamin Hallowell, one of Nelson's "band of brothers" who served at the Battle of Nile. Vaughan was involved in trying to establish a "Society for promoting the Means of preserving Ships and Lives in Moments of Danger and Accidents", a manifesto for which is included as an appendix, and he intended Woodard's narrative to be "practically useful as well as interesting", the centre-piece for the promotion of his wider cause. To this end, the main text is augmented with a series of appendices including "Lieutenant Bligh's Narrative"; the losses of the Pandora and the Hobart; "Dr. Lind's advice to prevent the want of provisions at Sea"; a register of "Accidents, Shipwrecks, and Escapes"; and a list of "Books useful to Seamen", which begins with Robinson Crusoe. A very pretty copy of this interesting work. Hill, p.331; Huntress 63 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Catalogus Systematicus Coleopterorum.

      Catalogue systematique des Coleopteres. Systematische naamlijst van dat geslacht der Insecten dat men Torren noemt. La Haye, G. Bakhuysen, (1804-) 1806. 2 volumes. 4to (251 x 205mm). With 105 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with gilt ornaments and red and green gilt lettered labels, marbled sides (head of one spine a bit chipped). The first major iconography on Coleoptera and one of the finest entomological works published in the Netherlands. Johannes Eusebius Voet (1706-1778) was a physician at Dordrecht. He possessed a large cabinet of insects and shells and was the son of Carl Voet, who was court-painter to the Earl of Portland. The Dutch Entomological Society has a splendid album on insects and their metamorphosis, following closely Goedaert, by his hand. According to Landwehr, Voet was as well the author as the artist of the 'Catalogus Systematicus Coleopterorum'. Most of the splendid plates are engraved by C.F.C. Kleeman, Roesel's son-in-law, in the same elaborate manner and preciseness of detail that we know from his other works. The text of the present work is written in Latin, French and Dutch.//Provenance: Signature of Kikumaro Okano on inside front-cover and his Japanese monogram on title.//Landwehr 201; Nissen ZBI, 4259.

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        Plate XXXIII

      London 1804 - The publication of the Pomona Britannica marked the re-emergence of the acclaimed English artist George Brookshaw (1751-1823) into the public eye after a total disappearance of nearly a decade. A successful cabinetmaker with the patronage of the Prince of Wales, Brookshaw suddenly disappeared from view in the mid-1790’s, and with the Pomona Britannica he not only trumpeted his return but demonstrated the skills he had acquired in a new metier: botanical art. Characterized by the highest standards of production and artistic quality, the superb illustrations that Brookshaw drew and engraved for the Pomona Britannica remain perhaps the most sumptuous and distinctive of the early 19th century. Brookshaw’s fine illustrations make excellent use of the rich, modulated tones that the aquatint process creates. The elegantly arranged and richly colored fruits emerge from deep brown backgrounds or float on a softly mottled light ground, creating a presence unlike that of any other botanical illustrations. Brookshaw asserts in the preface that the Pomona Britannica was an enduring work created for the enjoyment and edification of “succeeding generations.” The beauty and uniqueness of his illustrations guarantees the lasting value of this most exceptional work. This hand-colored aquatint engraving, Plate XXXIII, features three types of peaches: the Black Peach of Montreal, Cambra Peach and Monshien Pacey of Pomeri. A folio size print, measuring 22" x 18", this engraving is in excellent mint condition. The rich brown backdrop allows the dynamic coloring of the peaches to be come out, as well as the detailed leaves and pink flowers. The peaches are expertly shadowed and highlighted, giving them a three-dimensional quality. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DR. WITTMAN'S TRAVELS IN TURKEY, ASIA-MINOR, SYRIA AND ACROSS THE DESERT IN TO EGYPT;

      JAMES HUMPHREYS, PHILA 1804 - very old, no color plates issued in this volume; general wear, covers detached but present, age-toned pages, previous owners name on title page, front endpaper torn at top edge and near spine, slight foxing. DATE PUBLISHED: 1804 EDITION: 426 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 1804. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Rubbed and slightly scuffed edges. Later spine and eps. Pages browning 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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        Great Black Woodpecker, Picus martius (Linn)

      This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, Great black Woodpecker, Picus martius (Linn), from John Gould’s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds Europe" (1832-1837) is in very good condition with light foxing throughout. Measuring 21.5" x 14.5", this lithograph magnificently displays the author’s scientific skill and attention to detail. These Great Black Woodpeckers are expertly hand-colored in rich black with red crowns. Precise lines define and detail each feather adding dimension to their bodies. The woodpeckers are illustrated resting on a tree branch, one peering at a small bug.John Gould was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society.His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them.One of the most accomplished and engaging natural history works of the 19th century, “The Birds of Europe” was also the first of Gould's works to feature plates by Edward Lear. A total of sixty-eight images bear Lear's name, and they are among the most remarkable bird drawings ever made. Lear endowed his illustrations with some measure of his own whimsy and intelligence, and his style is at once fluidly spontaneous and realistically precise. In this way, the images of “The Birds of Europe” are amazingly distinctive, while also highly realistic. Gould undertook this work partly in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species.

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        Frederic-Le-Grand, Sa Famille, Sa Cour, Son Gouvernement, Son Academie, Ses Ecoles, Et Ses Amis, Generaux, Philosophes Et Litterateurs; Ou, Mes Souvenirs De Vingt Ans De Sejour a Berlin; Par Dieudonne Thiebault . - [Complete in 5 Volumes]

      Paris, A. Bossange; [Etc. , Etc. ] 1804 - Description: 5 v. Fronts. (v. 1, 2: ports. ) fold. Facsims. 21 cm. Subjects: Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786. Prussia (Germany) --History --Frederick II, 1740-1786. [Notes: First published under title: Mes souvenirs de vingt ans]. Full contemporary analine calf, recased in a very period-sympathetic fashion. Gilt-cross bands with the title and volume numbers blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 4 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Little Tern, Sterna minuta: (Linn)

      This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, Little Tern, Sterna minuta (Linn), from John Gould’s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds Europe" (1832-1837) is in excellent condition. Measuring 14" x 21", this lithograph magnificently displays the author’s scientific skill and attention to detail. These seabirds are expertly hand-colored with white bodies and gray backs and wings and a black stripe and hood through the eye to the nape. Precise lines define and detail each feather and create the intricate patters on their backs. In the beginning of the 19th century the Little Tern was a common bird of European shores, rivers and wetlands. However in the 20th century, populations of coastal areas decreased because of habitat loss, pollution and human disturbance.John Gould was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society.His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them.One of the most accomplished and engaging natural history works of the 19th century, “The Birds of Europe” was also the first of Gould's works to feature plates by Edward Lear. A total of sixty-eight images bear Lear's name, and they are among the most remarkable bird drawings ever made. Lear endowed his illustrations with some measure of his own whimsy and intelligence, and his style is at once fluidly spontaneous and realistically precise. In this way, the images of “The Birds of Europe” are amazingly distinctive, while also highly realistic.Gould undertook this work partly in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species.

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        Our Antipodes: or, Residence and Rambles in the Australasian Colonies. With a Glimpse of the Gold Fields

      3 volumes: xii-[17]+410 pages with frontispiece and 4 other plates as called for; viii+[9]+405 pages with frontispiece bound in opposite page viii, lacks second plate at page 72, but copy supplied and laid in; viii+[9]+431 pages with frontispiece and three other plates (lacks plates opposite pages 201, 206 and 241). Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") issued in blue cloth with pictorial globe to front covers and gilt to spines. (Abbey Travel: 562) 1st edition.Godfrey Charles Mundy(1804-1860), soldier and author, was born on 10 March 1804, the eldest son of Major-General Godfrey Basil Mundy and Sarah Brydges, née Rodney, daughter of the first baron Rodney (1718-1792) who defeated the French Fleet under Comte de Grasse off Dominica in 1782. Mundy entered the army as an ensign in 1821, was commissioned lieutenant in 1823, captain 1826, major 1839, lieutenant-colonel 1845, and colonel 1854. In 1825-26 he was decorated while serving in India as aide-de-camp to Lord Combermere at the siege and storming of Bhurtpore. He was later stationed in Canada and arrived in Sydney from London in the Agincourt in June 1846 as deputy adjutant general of the military forces in Australia. He left in August 1851 and during the Crimean war was appointed under-secretary in the War Office. On 4 April 1857 he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Jersey in the Channel Islands with the local rank of major-general. He died in London on 10 July 1860 survived by his wife Louisa Katrina Herbert, whom he had married in Sydney on 6 June 1848, and by their son. In 1832 Mundy published Pen and Pencil Sketches, Being the Journal of a Tour in India, and in 1852 Our Antipodes: or, Residence and Rambles in the Australasian Colonies. With a Glimpse of the Gold Fields. He illustrated Our Antipodes with landscapes and lively scenes engraved from his own sketches. The first book went through three editions and the second four, not counting translations in German (1856) and Swedish (1857). In Australia Mundy accompanied his cousin Governor Sir Charles FitzRoy on several outback tours in New South Wales, and he visited Victoria, Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand. Aristocratic by birth and conventional in temper, he showed in his books a discerning eye, a lively pen, a keen sense of humour and a marked streak of sturdy common sense. Our Antipodes still makes entertaining reading and is an invaluable source of information for the Australian social historian.Condition:Recased with new spines, some foxing, previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns, corners bumped, glue stains to front pastedowns lacks plates opposite pages 72, 201, 206 and 241 else a very good set.

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        Novae Hollandiae Plantarum specimen.

      Paris, Huzard, 1804-1806. 2 volumes. Large-4to (325 x 255mm). pp. 112; 130, (1), with 265 engraved plates. New period style red half calf, richly gilt ornamented spines, marbled sides. The first general flora of Australia (southwestern Australia and Tasmania), based on plants collected by Labillardière on the expedition in search of "La Pérouse". The plates are after drawings by Turpin, P.J. Redouté, Piron, Poiteau, Sauvage, and the author. "It is the most exciting publication of illustrations of Australian plants since the first publication of Dampier's collection, a hundred years earlier. Containing 265 plates, it is extensive and exquisite. The uncoloured copper engravings, mostly by Auguste Plée and his son Victoire Plée... The combination of the engraver Plée, with artists Poiteau, Turpin and Redouté exemplifies great craftmanship in botanical illustration. Nevertheless some of the work is flat indicating that the drawings were taken from herbarium specimens; others have great depth and surely were taken from living material. The publication of the 'Novae....' resulted in a total of 370 Australian species described by that time according to an estimate by Dryander (Banks' librarian). Approximately three quarters of these plantes were illustrated by published plates, with many species being illustrated more than once. The impressive total, though, is largely due to the efforts of Labillardière. The associates of Labillardière and the artists contributing to the 'Novae...' represent a 'who is who' of botany and botanical illustration of contemporary France. Frans Stafleu describes the years 1790 to 1840 as the 'golden half-century of French botanical illustration'. Certainly, the French artists associated with the Australian plant material helped raise the lustre' (H. Hewson, Australia. 300 years of botanical illustration p. 58). 'Notwithstanding his rather difficult relations with Napoleon, Labillardiere evidently received some governmental support for his publication....'(Stafleu p. 37).//Jacques de Labillardière (1755-1834) was one of the great traveller-naturalists of the 18th century and is famous for his account of his voyage to the South Seas with Brun d'Entrecasteaux in search of La Pérouse in 1791-93. A beautifully bound copy.//Provenance: armorial bookplate of Domahidy and a library stamp on title pages as well as on last text leaves. //Stafleu & Cowan 4071; Nissen BBI, 1116.

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        Examen critique des anciens Historiens d'Alexandre le Grand.

      Delange et Lesueur 1804 - Paris, Delange et Lesueur, 1804. In 4 de XXXII-924pp., reliure en demi vélin rigide bleu marine un peu postérieur, dos lisse remonté et restauré, pièce de titre en papier beige, titre en lettre d'imprimerie, double filet noir, mouillure dans l'angle inférieur externe des premiers feuillets, cachet de bibliotbeque sur la page de garde ainsi que sur la page de titre, huit planches hors texte, la plupart dépliantes dont un tableau comparatif et deux cartes rehaussés de couleurs in fine (itinéraires des marches d'Alexandre) dont une grande en fin de volume, bon et bel exemplaire. Seconde édition de cet ouvrage fort estimé, originellement paru en 1775, mais qui se limitait à un volume de 356 pages et deux gravures. Sainte-Croix écrivit également ces autres ouvrages: ''De l'état et du sort des colonies des anciens peuples. Ouvrage dans lequel on traite du gouvernement des anciennes républiques, de leur droit public, et avec des observations sur les colonies des nations modernes et la conduite des anglais en Amérique'' 1779, ''Histoire des progrès de la puissance navale de l'Angleterre'' en 1782. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Passover Haggadah] Haggada shel Pesach Ma'ale Beit Chorin. Beith Horin.

      Anton Schmid, Vienna, Wien, Austria 1804 - Yudlov 468; Yaari 322. Possibly original binding. 52 leaves. With commentaries of the Alshich, Maharal of Prague, Olilot Efraim and more. Concluding hymns with ivri-teitsch translation. Instructions in Judeo-German and Judeo-Spanish. Fine engraved illustrations in the Amsterdam style. Title with printer¿s mark within typographic border. 11 engravings, one filling the entire page, the rest are large, half page in size. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Opinion of Dow; Or, Lorenzo's Thoughts, on Different Religious Subjects, in an Address to the People of New-England,

      J. Byrne, Windham 1804 - 12mo. 3-164pp., lacking leaf A1 (title page, supplied in facsimile). Disbound; paper browned as usual for this period, else very good. In a custom clamshell case constructed to resemble a contemporary binding with leather spine, black lettering label, gilt, and marbled paper 'boards' in a nonpareil design. One of his earliest books, Dow had a great effect on American religion in the early 19th century. Many parents named their children for him; Brigham Young's younger brother was so named: Lorenzo Dow Young. Important to Mormon scholars as Dow records in this book heretofore little-known Mormon-parallel beliefs which were accepted by people with whom he came in contact. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, Author of Pamela, Clarissa and Sir Charles Grandison

      selected from the original manuscripts bequeathed by him to his family, to which are prefixed a biographical account of that author and observations on his writings by Anna Laetitia Barbauld, six volumes, contemporary full-leather, sensitively re-spined and re-cornered, decorated in gilt, leather labels, portrait frontispiece volumes I and VI, folding hand-coloured frontispiece volumes II and III, tinted frontispiece volume IV, folding facsimiles volumes V and VI, publisher’s catalogue volume VI, sprinkled edges, occasional off-setting, very good, a handsome set. Rodd armorial bookplate front pastedowns; first edition; 192, 340, 332, 379, 348 and 317 pages including list of plates - for Richard Phillips 1804

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        Geographie Moderne, Redigee sur un Nouveau Plan, Ou Description Historique, Politique, Civile Et Naturelle des Empires, Royaumes, Etats et Leurs Colonies; avec celle des Mers et des Iles de toutes les parties du Monde ... Traduit de l'anglais, avec des notes et augmentations considerables, par C(harles) A(thanase) Walckenaer ... 6 Textbände u. Atlasband in 7 Bänden.

      Paris, Dentu, An XII (1804).. 8°. u. Kl.-Fol. Mit 42 (3 dblgr.) gest. Karten u. 2 gest. Tafeln. 18 SS. (Text im Atlas). 2 Bll., 12 SS., CCXVIII, 229 SS.; 2 Bll., 583 SS.; 2 Bll., 606 SS.; 2 Bll., 564 SS.; 2 Bll., 556 SS.: 2 Bll., 527 SS. Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch. (beschabt u. bestoßen, Kanten u. Ecken mit kl. Läsuren).. Brunet IV, 668. Ebert 16.929. Vgl. Phillips-Le Gear 3537 & 6020 u. Sabin 62.959.- Erste französische Ausgabe.- Klassisches Werk des schottischen Geographen Pinkerton (1758-1826). Mit 2 doppelblattgroßen Weltkarten, Europa (19), Asien und Ozeanien (9), Amerika und Afrika (jeweils 6).- Innendeckel mit Bibl.-Schildchen, Titel mit Bibl.-Stempel. Die Textbde. gebräunt u. unterschiedlich (tls. etw. stärker) braunfleckig, Titel vom Atlasbd. am rechten Rand knapp beschnitten, die Karten zumeist nur in den Rändern etw. braunfleckig.

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        Temple of the Fairies (Translated from the French of various authors)

      Vernor and Hood, London 1804 - 2 volumes. 12mo. 296pp. 285pp. Three-quarter leather over maroon cloth with gold decoration on spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Wear to leather along spine on front- and back cover, corners and to head and tail of spine. Marbled endpapers. Initials of previous owner and date on half-title page. Frontispiece in Vol. I, illustrated title-page in Vol. I & II. Heavy foxing to frontispiece and first few pages of Vol. I. Sporadic foxing throughout. Marvelous collection of 13 fairy tales illustrated with 35 full-page and in-text engravings. Some tales are by Madame d'Aulnoy (Marie Catherine d'Aulnoy). Tight copies in overall good condition. Rare English edition. Contents:Vol. I: Temple of the fairies. The yellow dwarf. Minet. The little white mouse. Innocence rewarded. The white doe in the wood. The royal enchanter. The good woman. The young shepherd. Vol. II: Bellina. Continuation of The young shepherd. The Princess Camion. Artless love. Invincible fortitude. Conclusion of the Temple and the fairies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1804 Harlem, New York, Land Sale

      1804 - Manuscript Document Signed. (Deed or Indenture) by Mary Sickles. Co-signed by John Adriance, Mary Bowers, Rudolphus Bogert. August 1, 1804. 3 pp., 10 3/4 x 16 3/4 in., with filing memoranda, dated 1814, signed by John G. Bogert, Master in Chancery, proving deed. To help pay the debts of John Sickles, recently deceased, Sickles' wife (executrix of his estate) and executor John Adriance sell two lots of land in Harlem to Aaron Bussing. These lots appear under the name "Bussing" on the famous New York City map published in 1811, A Map of the City of New York by the commissioners appointed by an act of the Legislature passed April 3rd 1807. The site of this location is between present day Lenox (6th) and 7th Avenues, and between 114th and 115th Streets, just north of Central Park. Partial Transcript:"This Indenture made this first day of August . one thousand eight hundred and four, Between Mary Sickles of the Township of Harleam Executrix, and John Adriance of the same place, Executor of the last will and Testament of John S. Sickles deceased of the first part and Aaron Bussing of the same place yeoman of the second part . the said Mary Sickles and John Adriance, Executrix and Executor as aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred and fifty Dollars Current money of the state of New York to them in hand paid by the said Aaron Bussing . Have granted Bargained, Sold, Aliened Released, Enfeoffed . and by these Presents do grant . unto the said Aaron Bussing . Those two certain lots of ground situate in the Township of Harleam in the Ninth Ward of the city of New York ."

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        Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery: Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government . . . With a Concise History of English Law

      Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry [etc.], London 1804 - Contemporary 3/4 calf, rebacked, some foxing, else a good copy A large paper copy (295mm x 220mm), the edges untrimmed; with the 24 engraved plates

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        The American Coast Pilot Containing the Courses and Distances between the Principal Harbors, Capes, and Headlands, from Passamaquoddy through the Gulph of Florida

      Newburyport, MA: Edmund M. Blunt. Very Good. 1804. Fourth Edition. Leather Bound. Covers scuffed. Bookplate on inside front board. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Some foxing to some pages. ; Dark brown leather covers with paste-on leather title on spine. Six compartments on spine. Bookseller's advertisements at end. Eleven maps (plans) , including two fold-out maps. Tight binding and clean text except as noted. One of 15 editions we are offering. Go to our webpage: bookshelfmaine.com and search by KEYWORD: Blunt. You are invited to Make An Offer on any or all listed; Folding Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 386 pages .

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        Plate XCI

      London 1804 - The publication of the Pomona Britannica marked the re-emergence of the acclaimed English artist George Brookshaw (1751-1823) into the public eye after a total disappearance of nearly a decade. A successful cabinetmaker with the patronage of the Prince of Wales, Brookshaw suddenly disappeared from view in the mid-1790’s, and with the Pomona Britannica he not only trumpeted his return but demonstrated the skills he had acquired in a new metier: botanical art. Characterized by the highest standards of production and artistic quality, the superb illustrations that Brookshaw drew and engraved for the Pomona Britannica remain perhaps the most sumptuous and distinctive of the early 19th century. Brookshaw’s fine illustrations make excellent use of the rich, modulated tones that the aquatint process creates. The elegantly arranged and richly colored fruits emerge from deep brown backgrounds or float on a softly mottled light ground, creating a presence unlike that of any other botanical illustrations. Brookshaw asserts in the preface that the Pomona Britannica was an enduring work created for the enjoyment and edification of “succeeding generations.” The beauty and uniqueness of his illustrations guarantees the lasting value of this most exceptional work. This hand-colored aquatint engraving, Plate XCI, displays apples including: Roberts Pippin, Blanchard's Pippin, Lemon Pippin, Aromatic Pippin and Embroidered Pippin. Folio size measuring 22" x 18", this engraving is in very good condition with light staining and foxing in margins. Each apple is emphasized against the rich brown background with exquisite individual details. The apples are colored, highlighted and shadowed giving them a three dimensional, still-life quality.

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        Traité de Botanique et de Matière Médicale ; contenant 1° L'explication du système de Linné ; 2° Le nomenclature botanique ; 3° L'énumération méthodique des caractères par classes, ordres, genres ; 4° L'exposition des vertus des plantes médicinales et économiques, à l'usage des Etudians en Médecine

      De l'Imprimerie de G. Izar et A. Ricard 1804 - 1 vol. fort in-8 cartonnage de l'époque, De l'Imprimerie de G. Izar et A. Ricard, A Montpellier, An XII - 1804, faux-titre, frontispice, titre et dédicace, vj-73-146-430 pp. et 2 ff. n. ch. Botaniste né à Montpellier en 1733, Antoine Gouan remplit les fonctions de professeur de botanique et de matière médicale à l'école de santé de Montpellier jusqu'en 1803. Il fut en correspondance avec les plus célèbres botanistes de l'Europe, notamment avec Linné qui trouva en lui l'un de ses plus zélés propagateurs. Rare exemplaire bien complet du Traité de Botanique d'Antoine Gouan (des mouill., état très satisfaisant par ailleurs). Michaud, LXV, 540 Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Casa del Chirurgo, cucina, lavario-veduta., Radierung nach einer Zeichnung des Vaters G. B. Piranesi.

      Paris, 1804-1807. - In der Platte signiert u.l. "Dessiné par G.B. Piranesi", u.r. "Grave par F. Piranesi L`An 12(1804." und betitelt "Vue Scenographique de la Cuisine, dans la maison Chirurgien à Pompeia. Effet de nuit." Mit der gestochenen Nr. "Vol. I." o.l. und "Pl. XXI" o.r. Aus der Folge "Antiquités de la Grande Grèce, aujourd`hui royaume de Naples".Francesco Piranesi war Sohn des Kupferstechers, Archäologen und Architekten Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Wie sein Vater schuf er Radierungen von Denkmälern in der Stadt Rom, wobei er wie sein Vater ein besonderes Augenmerk auf die antiken Bau- und Kunstwerke legte, u.a. die architektronischen Denkmäler Pompejis legte. 1798 ging er nach Frankreich. - Wenige Braunfleckchen im unteren Randbereich. Kleinere Papierbereibung im rechten Darstellungsrand. Oberen Ecken minimal wellig. Insgesamt sehr guter Gesamteindruck. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Kräftiger, gratiger Druck mit gleichmäßigem Rand auf Bütten. 41,7 x 57,5 cm (Plattengröße). 44, 8 x 60,8 cm (Papier).

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        Description de Valence, ou Tableau de cette Province, de ses productions, de ses habitans, de leurs moeurs, de leurs usages, etc. (.). Traducteur Ch. F. Cramer.

      - Paris, Henrichs, Ch. Fr. Cramer et Leipzic, Reclam, An XII-1804. In-8, plein veau brun, dos lisse orné de doubles filets dorés, palettes en tête et pied, pièce de titre de maroquin, daté en pied (rel. moderne), (2) f., vj, [7-], 423 p. Première édition française de cette relation de voyage traduite de l'allemand par Karl Friedrich Cramer. Dans cet ouvrage estimé pour ses qualités de fiabilité et son originalité, l'auteur néglige intentionnellement les monuments, les collections d'art et les institutions pour s'attacher à décrire, avec enthousiasme, la vie quotidienne des habitants de Valence (Espagne) et de sa région, leurs moeurs et leur mode d'existence. Il évoque les incidents sur les routes, les danses, les villes, les coutumes, les vêtements. Il se montre également attentif aux questions économiques et démographiques, ainsi qu'aux productions manufacturières et agricoles. Cf. longue analyse in: Boucher de La Richarderie, III, 483-499. France littéraire, III, 124. Bon exemplaire, bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Volumes 1-5

      C. P. Wayne 1804-7, Philadelphia - Volumes 1-5, complete set of the text volumes (lacks the Atlas). First Printings, published 1804-7, with pagination as called for by HOWES M317. Engraved frontis of Washington in Volume 1. Hardcover 8vos. in original full calf with title labels, gilt bands and volume numbers in gilt. A Very Good set, overall. Contemporary ownership signature on the front pastedown of all volumes. Contents lightly foxed, but quite readable. Front board of Volumes 4 and 5 attached, but barely, the other boards are securely attached. Fly leaf of Volume 4 loose, but present. Rubbing to leather, with shallow loss at spine ends. 5 volume set in the original leather bindings. A similar set (rebacked, and also lacking the Atlas) sold for over $2,000 at a Heritage auction in 2014. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gymnastik für die Jugend, enthaltend eine praktische Anweisung zu Leibesübungen

      Schnepfenthal, in der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt, 1804. - XVI, 528 Seiten, mit 12 vom Verfasser gezeichneten Tafeln. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. Zweyte durchaus umgearbeitete und stark vermehrte Ausgabe. - Rücken abgegriffen, Titel mit Namenseinträgen. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gymnastik für die Jugend. Enthaltend eine Praktische Anweisung zu Leibesübungen., Ein Beytrag zur nöthigsten Verbesserung der körperlichen Erziehung. von Gutsmuths Fürstlich R.W. Hofrath und Mitarbeiter zu Schnepfenthal

      Schnepfenthal, in der Buchhandlung der Erziehungsanstalt., 1804 - XVI, [VIII nn S. Subcribentverzeichnis] 528 S. mit 9 Kupfern im Text und 2 von 3 ausfaltbaren Tafeln im Anhang Rümann, Kinderbücher 150; Lanck./Oehler III, 140. - Umfangreich illustrierte zweite Ausgabe. - G. "gehört mit Recht zu den wesentlichen Wegbereitern und Neugestaltern der Leibesübungen in der Geschichte der Pädagogik" (NDB VII, S. 351). - Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 8°, (fachmännisch hinterlegter) Halbledereinband der Zeit. zweyte durchaus umgearbeitete und stark vermehrte Ausgabe mit (11 von) 12 von dem Verfasser gezeichnetetn Tafeln

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        Letters of a Mamaluke; Or a Moral and Critical Picture of the Manners of Paris (Translated into the English)

      London: John Murray, 1804 - 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Half speckled calf with gilt bands, a red title label and black volume cartouche. A superb set in pristine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Collection complète des Tableaux historiques de la Révolution Française. Composée de cent treize numéros en trois volumes

      Paris: Auber. Good. 1804. First. Hardcover. Volume I: frontispiece & 78 plates; Volme II: frontis & 75 plates; Volume III:frontis & 66 portraits. Matching full red sheep quite sturdy but losses of color & wear all around. Nonetheless presents well (see images). Napoleon portrait frayed at edges unaffecting image. Heavy foxing especially to Volume II. Pagination skips 322-325 but without loss ; Folio .

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