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        Voyage à lOuest des Monts Alléghanys dans les états de lOhio du Kentucky et du Tennessée et retour à Charleston par les Hautes Carolines contenant des détails sur létat actuel de lagricultureainsi que des renseigmenets sur les rapports commerciaux qui existent entre ces états et ceux situés à lest des montagnes et la Basse Louuisiane etc

      First edition. Half title, large folding engraved map dated 1804. 8vo. Contemporary calf-backed paper old boards, ms. annotations in pencil. [4], vi, 312p. Paris, Levrault, Schoell et Compagnie, de l'imprimerie de Crapelet, An XII -

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        Traité d'arithmétique, à l'usage des Ingénieurs du cadastre, et des Elèves qui se destinent, à l'École Polytechnique, à la Marine, à l'Artillerie et au Commerce

      - [4]-LI-[1]-377-[7] pp. Paris, L'Auteur, etc, an XII (1804), in-8, [4]-LI-[1]-377-[7] pp, maroquin cerise à grain long de l'époque, dos lisse orné à la manière de Bauzonnet, roulettes de grecques et florale en encadrement des plats, roulettes, filets et petits fers sur les coupes, tranches dorées, doublures de papier doré, roulette en bordure des contreplats, Première édition. Antoine-André Reynaud (1777-1844) fut professeur à l'École Polytechnique de 1809 à 1837. Ex-libris gravé de la bibliothèque de S.A.R. Monseigneur le Duc de Parme. Bon exemplaire. Épidermure sur le plat supérieur. Poggendorff, II, 618. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The costume of the hereditary states of the House of Austria, displayed in fifty coloured engravings; with descriptions, and an introduction, by M. Bertrand de Moleville. Translated by R.C. Dallas, esq.

      London: Printed for William Miller, by William Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row 1804 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A].- // Folio mayor, (360x260mm.); [6], xxviii, [50 h. + 100 p.]; portada adicional en francés ?Costumes des etats héréditaires de la Maison d Autriche. Consistant en Cinquante Grabures Coloriées; dont les descriptions, ainsi que l introduction, on été redigées par M. Bertrand de Moleville.- Londres: imprimé pour William Miller; par William Bulmer et Comp. Cleveland-Row, 1804?.- Las 50 hojas son 50 grabados coloreados a mano, seguidos cada uno de una hoja con su explicación en inglés (en el recto) y francés (en el verso).- Láminas 1-20, 22-28, 30-33, 38, 40 y 43-49 grabadas por Wm. Ellis; láminas 34-37, 39 41-42 y 50 grabadas por Wm. Poole; láminas 21 y 29, sin firma.- // Encuadernación romántica en plena piel verde; lomo con nervios dobles cuajado de filetes, cenefas y paneles grabados en dorado como el tejuelo; planos con orla de filetes y cenefa neogçotica en dorados y orla de cenefa gofrada en su interior; contracantos dorados a rueda; cortes dorados. Puntas y charnelas rozadas; primer cuaderno desprendido. Bien completo del índice de los grabados y de la última hoja blanca.- // Proc.: Exlibris encolado en contraplano delantero, 'Francis Gray Smart', lema 'Esse quam videri'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Outstanding Autographed Letter Signed about the Alexander Hamilton / Aaron Burr duel

      New York, 1804. unbound. very good. 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 6.25 inches, (New York), docketed in Charles Hamilton's hand, circa September 1804, to his brother, admonishing Aaron Burr and both participating "Seconds." in part: "...Mr. White or anybody else can do but little good by swearing at Burr. He has laid low the greatest man in America. Let him enjoy his triumph. I fancy his feelings are by no means available. He will die in obscurity and instead of having a monument created to his memory; it shall be said on his tomb 'There Lies The Murderer of Hamilton.' Mr. Pendleton and Van Ness were both at the . . . a few days since. The first had returned to Albany. Van Ness I know what is become of. He makes but short stops. I conjecture he has now and then a glimpse of the gallows in his waking as well as debilitating dreams. For he is an accomplice to the commission of murder, cannot be punished until his principal is convicted. Pendleton has nothing to do with until the murder but he is punishable by state law..." NOTE: "Seconds" were men chosen by the principal participants whose job it was to ensure that a duel was carried out under honorable conditions, on a proper field and with equally deadly weapons. In this case Nathaniel Pendleton was chosen by Hamilton to be his "Second" and to ensure that the duel proceeded with honor. William P. Van Ness fulfilled the same role for Aaron Burr. It is interesting that Foote would hold such animosity against Nathaniel Pendleton, a lifelong friend of Hamilton and the executor of his estate. Pendleton, aware of the fact that Burr was a marksman had actually tried to persuade Hamilton to apologize with dignity. Hamilton refused to budge. At the conclusion of the event Pendleton and Van Ness filed a joint statement to the world attesting to the fact that the duel was carried out with honor. A rare memento directly related to one of America's greatest tragedies. Small chip at the bottom margin not affecting the text; neat pencil notations at the top of the first page; evenly toned with neat folds. Very good condition. 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 6.25 inches, (New York), docketed in Charles Hamilton's hand, circa September 1804, to his brother, admonishing Aaron Burr and both participating "Seconds." in part: "...Mr. White or anybody else can do but little good by swearing at Burr. He has laid low the greatest man in America. Let him enjoy his triumph. I fancy his feelings are by no means available. He will die in obscurity and instead of having a monument created to his memory; it shall be said on his tomb 'There Lies The Murderer of Hamilton.' Mr. Pendleton and Van Ness were both at the . . . a few days since. The first had returned to Albany. Van Ness I know what is become of. He makes but short stops. I conjecture he has now and then a glimpse of the gallows in his waking as well as debilitating dreams. For he is an accomplice to the commission of murder, cannot be punished until his principal is convicted. Pendleton has nothing to do with until the murder but he is punishable by state law..." NOTE: "Seconds" were men chosen by the principal participants whose job it was to ensure that a duel was carried out under honorable conditions, on a proper field and with equally deadly weapons. In this case Nathaniel Pendleton was chosen by Hamilton to be his "Second" and to ensure that the duel proceeded with honor. William P. Van Ness fulfilled the same role for Aaron Burr. It is interesting that Foote would hold such animosity against Nathaniel Pendleton, a lifelong friend of Hamilton and the executor of his estate. Pendleton, aware of the fact that Burr was a marksman had actually tried to persuade Hamilton to apologize with dignity. Hamilton refused to budge. At the conclusion of the event Pendleton and Van Ness filed a joint statement to the world attesting to the fact that the duel was carried out with honor. A rare memento directly related to one of America's greatest tragedies. Small chip at the bottom margin not affecting the text; neat pencil notations at the top of the first page; evenly toned with neat folds. Very good condition. American politician who served as a Representative of the State of New York in the 18th United States Congress.

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        French Murder! A Circumstantial Account of the Reported Conspiracy Against Buonaparte, First Consul of France [and] an Authentic Detail of the Murder of the Duke of D'Enghein

      A. Kemmish, [London] 1804 - Size: 16mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Blue wraps, 28 pages, fold-out engraving of the Murder of the Duke D'Enghein. Full title: French Murder! A Circumstantial Account of the Reported Conspiracy Against Buonaparte, First Consul of France. With the Particulars relative to the Apprehension and Examination of the accused Persons, viz. General Moreau, Pichegru, Georges, &c. &c. With the cruel Treatment experienced by them, in the various Places of their Confinement. Likewise, an authentic Detail of the Murder of the Duke D'Enghein; (Son of the Duke of Bourbon, and Grandson of the Prince de Conde) Who was most inhumanly Shot, in the Night of the 22nd of March, in a Wood at Vincennes. To which is added, Gen. Moreau's Letter to Buonaparte, On the Subject of the Conspiracy. Wear at along spine of wraps, a small tear at bottom edge front wrap, all pages still attached though the engraving is separating from title page, title page printed at an angle, offsetting of text, a few spots of soil. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 7 oz. Category: History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012560. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft 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

      J Taylor, London 1804 - 140pp + plates. 6 engraved plates of cottages at rear. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Rubbed and slightly scuffed edges. Later spine and eps. Pages browning Half-leather cover with marbled board and gilt embossed shield [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Organic remains of a former world. An examination of the mineralized remains of the vegetables and animals of the antediluvian world; generally termed extraneous fossils. [First editions of all three volumes: 1804, 1808, 1811, with 53 hand-colored plates].

      Published by the author 1804 - London, sold at various booksellers, quarto, three volumes: [vol. I (1804), xii, 471 p., 4 page index, frontispiece plate, title page vignette and 10 hand-colored plates; vol. II (1808), xiv, [2], 286 p., 5 p. index, 1 p. publisher's ads, colored frontispiece, title page vignette and 19 hand-colored plates with explanatory leaves; vol. III (1811), xv, [1], 479, [1] p., 5 p. index, colored frontispiece, title page vignette and 22 hand-colored plates with explanatory leaves]. ***CONTENT: Best known as the physician who distinguished the palsy disease that now bears his name, Parkinson (1755-1824) was also a well-read amateur paleontologist. This pioneering treatise introduced the ideas of Lamarck, Cuvier, John Farey and William Smith to the educated public, and was one of the earliest systematic attempts to identify and interpret fossils. Many well-known fossil types are superbly described for the first time and illustrated with striking hand-colored engravings. Volume I is devoted to the plant kingdom and describes coal, lignite and peat as well as petrified wood, ferns, stems, leaves and fruits, mainly from Carboniferous and Tertiary strata. A short history of paleontological knowledge is also provided. Volume II treats corals, sponges and crinoids, and introduces the Linnaean system of taxonomic nomenclature. Volume III describes a variety of higher fossil animals: echinoderms, mollusks, trilobites, arthropods, fishes, reptiles and mammals, and includes a splendid frontispiece of an Ohio mastodon tooth. Parkinson's evolving theoretical views were expounded in the third volume; he became increasingly convinced that many fossils belonged to extinct species. He boldly expressed his conviction that the "days" of the Biblical account of Creation actually represented very long periods of Earth history. This work was a monumental contribution to the understanding of British paleontology. ***CONDITION: This is a near Fine set bound in contemporary marbled boards with later calf spines bearing maroon, gilt-lettered leather title labels. The covers are clean and sound, showing only mild rubbing and edgewear. The backstrips are fully complete, as are the labels, with bright, bold lettering. Joints and hinges worn but holding, bindings very firm. Save for some offsetting and occasional very light foxing, the text pages are typically fresh, clean and bright. The colored plates are pristine, with bright, vibrant coloration. The only traces of previous ownership are some interesting penciled quotations from Genesis, inscribed on an endpaper of volume one in a contemporary hand; later scant pencil notes and distinctive bookplates of John W. Wells on the front pastedowns. The first edition of this work has become exceedingly scarce. This is a very handsome, fully complete set. BMNH 1523. Ward and Carozzi 1735. Domestic and international shipping will be extra for this set, but only at my cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pokeach Iwrim. Beleuchtung einiger mystischen Allegorien und Hieroglyphen, in nächster Beziehung auf den durch [Karl Adolf] Bohemanns Missbrauch und die Bekanntmachung seiner Urkunden merkwürdig gewordenen Orden der asiatischen Brüder / In Briefen an einen Freund in America von Johann Caspar Velthusen [.]. Erstausg.

      Stade, Auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1804. - 319 S., Kl.-8°, Pappband d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschild Kloß 1962; Wolfstieg 42988; Caillet 11070; Ackermann V/319: "Selten". - Richtet sich gegen den 1780 in Österreich entstandenen Hochgrad-Orden der "Asiatischen Brüder". Nach Lennhoff,Posner,Binder war die Organisation "nichts anderes als eine Absplitterung der Rosenkreuzer, in der das kirchliche, ja auch christliche Element fast völlig ausgeschaltet war." Der Inhalt der Lehre sollte die "echten Geheimnisse und moralisch-physischen Aufschlüsse der Hieroglyphen des Ordens der Ritter und Brüder Freimaurer" beinhalten. Die Zahlensymbolik des Martinismus wurde dabei mit kabbalistischen Elementen der Rosenkreuzer verbunden. "Auf den beiden höchsten Ordensstufen werde Geistesbeschwörung getrieben". - Enthält: "Mystischen Allegorien und Hieroglyphen" in drei Heften [kmpl.] u. "Maurerische Phantasien und Träume eines Pilgers auf seinem Durchzuge durchs Land Bochim in den letzten sieben Monaten des Jahres 1803, nebst etlichen ernsthaften Geisterhebungen." - Etwas berieben u. leicht bestossen; zusätzliches Rückenschild mit Standortnr.; Schnitt u. Vorsätze etwas braunfleckig u. Vorsatz mit Rest eines Aufklebers; Titel mit altem Logenstempel "St. Johannis Loge zur gekrönten Schlange in Goerlitz 1764"; ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Corso di Studi Medici

      Presso Luigi Maria Nobile, 1804. ITALIANO 0,26 Tomo I, legatura in discrete condizioni in avanzato stato di usura alla coperta, rivestimento in carta su dorso in pelle, titoli manoscritti al dorso appena visibili, fascicoli interamente sciolti dalla costa, alle pagine aloni e fioriture USATO

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        The costume of the Russian Empire, illustrated by a series of seventy-three engravings. With descriptions in English and French.

      For William Miller London 1804 - Second edition, second issue. 4to. (36 x 27 cm), title-page in French and English, pp. iii, iii, 73 handcoloured aquatint plates each with text page in French and English; some minor offsetting to text. Contemporary red morocco, lavishly gilt decorated spine and boards, gilt lettered, ex-libris with coat of arms and the name "John Wild" to upper pastedown; corners bumped, slightly rubbed. This was the fourth title in a series of costume books first issued by William Miller in 1803. In this copy the watermarks on the paper are dated 1818 and therefore this edition was issued by Thomas M'Lean, who re-issued all six titles of "Costumes" in the same year. Abbey Travel 245, Colas 702, Lipperheide 1341. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RACCOLTA DI ORDINANZE, LEGGI, DECRETI, ISTRUZIONI, E CIRCOLARI CONCERNENTI L'ARME DEL GENIO.

      Milano, Borsani, 1804. In-8 (mm. 240x190), 3 voll., p. pelle bazana coeva, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro su tassello, pp. 232,(2); 493; 787 (numeraz. continua); testo in francese, con alcune tabelle e 5 tavv. inc. in rame f.t., più volte ripieg., che raffigurano: "camps d'un bataillon - modèles de l'uniforme du Corps du Génie". L'opera è una raccolta di "lois, règlemens, ordonnances, arretés, décrets, instructions, circulaires, etc." riguardanti l'Arma del Genio francese (ripristinata da Luigi XV nel 1758), dalla prima ordinanza del 10 marzo 1759 al 1804 (Anno XII). La introduce una "ordinanza" datata Milano, 5 aprile 1804, anno 3, del Ministro della Guerra della Repubblica Italiana, Trivulzi, affinchè gli Ufficiali del Genio italiano conoscano e facciano rispettare tali leggi. Bello e fresco esemplare su carta distinta, con ex libris.

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        Mahlerische Darstellungen der Sitten, Gebräuche und Lustbarkeiten bey den Russischen, Tatarischen, Mongolischen und andern Volkern im Russischen Reich.

      Baumgärtnerischen Buchhandlung Leipzig c. 1804 - Four parts in 1 volume, 4to (30 x 24.4 cm). Text in French and German. X, 28, [4], [29]-64, [6], [65]-100, [6], [101]-142 pp, with 40 aquatint plates in contemporary hand colour; erased stamp to title, moderate dampstain with tide-marks visible throughout, usually pale, stains to pl 31, about 4 plates discoloured in sky but otherwise colours generally fresh. Contemporary half calf over paste-paper boards, spine gilt with morocco labels; mild wear to binding, text block cracked in a couple of places. First edition of these lively hand-coloured scenes - uncommon. The artist Geissler (1770 - 1844), who accompanied Peter Simon Pallas on his expedition to southern Russia from 1793-1794, created these forty lovely engravings after the sketches which he made during his long trip. The first part of the work is dedicated to Russian festivities and games, which provided foreigners with probably the most detailed insight into this sphere of Russian people's life at that time. Curiously, in most of his illustrations Geissler adopted a grotesque manner, depicting the characters with slightly distorted proportions of the body and apparent naivety. The predominance of scenes of leisure and games in the work contributes to the impression that Geissler intended to portray Russia as an exotic place left behind the progress and cultural development of the Western world - which was a reason behind Catherine the Great's bad opinion of Geissler's sketches. Lipperheide 1344; Colas 1208; Rumann, 19. Jh. 505 (20 Taf.); Cat. Russica G 277; Hiler, H. Bibliography of costume, p. 358; E.A. Vishlenkova "Vizualnoe narodovedenie imperii, ili "Uvidet russkogo dano ne kazhdomu" (Novoe literatunoe obozrenie, 2011). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SULL'ANEURISMA. Riflessioni ed osservazioni anatomico-chirurgiche.

      Tipografia Bolzani. In folio max. (mm. 625 x 480), mz. pelle coeva (con abras.), pp. (4),IV,114, testo su due colonne, illustrato da 10 superbe tavole in chiaroscuro, disegnate da Faustino Anderloni ed inc. in rame da Pietro Anderloni; 5 di queste tavole sono ripetute al tratto, per un totale di 15 tavole fuori testo. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Morton,2975 - Choulant, p. 39: "Scarpa was admirably assisted by Anderloni's masterful burin" - Premuda, p. 191 - Castiglioni, pp. 614-16: "Antonio Scarpa (1752-1832) fu uno degli allievi più illustri del Morgagni: a vent'anni era già chiamato dal duca Francesco III di Modena alla cattedra di professore ordinario di anantomia di quell'Università. Fu anatomico e chirurgo di grandissimo valore. I suoi studi "Sugli organi dell'udito e dell'olfatto" (1789), "Sull'Aneurisma" (1804) e un'infinità di altre pubblicazioni di argomenti anatomici-chirurgici consolidarono la sua grande fama". Ad eccezione del frontespizio, con lievi fioriture, bello e fresco esemplare ad ampi margini. Raro e importante.

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        Anleitung, Branntwein von Zwetschken, oder sogenannten Sliwowicza zu brennen, und aus Zwetschken-Steinen Mandel-Oel zu pressen. Als ein Nachtrag zum Unterricht über die Zwetschkenbaumkultur. Aufgelegt von der k. k. Gesellschaft des Ackerbaues und nützlicher Künste im Markgrafthum Mähren.

      Laubach, Eger 1804.. 32 S. Umschlag d. Zt. Sehr frühe, womöglich erste deutsche Schrift zur Herstellung des serbischen Nationalgetränks Sliwowitz. - Die erste Auflage war 1803 in Brünn erschienen. – Etwa bis zur Mitte mit Wurmspuren oben und im Bundsteg (minimaler Buchstabenverlust), etw. wasserrandig. - Diese Ausgabe über den KVK nur in Maribor nachweisbar.

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        Tales, from the Russian of Nicolai Karamsin.

      J. Johnson. 1804 Front. port, plates; some browning in prelims. Contemp. quarter maroon roan, marbled boards, spine with gilt devices; sl. rubbing, but an attractive copy.Contains four prose works: Lisa (Bednaia Liza, 1792); Flor Silin (Flor Silin, 1791); Natalia (Natalya, 1792); Julia (Iulia, 1796). This collection was first published in 1803, with the slightly different title Russian Tales, with a portrait and a plate. This copy has been bound with the plates from the first edition. The translator is identified in BL as A.A. Feldborg, described in the preface as a 'native of Denmark'. These works constitute some of the earliest prose translated from Russian into English, and are very scarce. Three copies on Copac: BL, Oxford, Queen's Belfast. Line: Karamzin 2.

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        Leipzig wie es geht und steht, lebt und liebt oder Spaziergänge in und um Leipzig

      Mit je einer colorierten Zeichnung, 40, 39 (1), 32, 31 Seiten, 8, schwarz marmorierter Pp mit hellem Rückenschild Gutes Exemplar. Johann Peter Lyser (eigentlich Ludewig Peter August Burmeister * 4. Oktober 1804 in Flensburg 29. Januar 1870 in Altona/Elbe) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller und Maler. Er benutzte die Pseudonyme Luca fa presto und Hilarius Paukenschläger.

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        SULL'ANEURISMA. Riflessioni ed osservazioni anatomico-chirurgiche.

      Pavia, Tipografia Bolzani, 1804. In folio max. (mm. 625 x 480), mz. pelle coeva (con abras.), pp. (4),IV,114, testo su due colonne, illustrato da 10 superbe tavole in chiaroscuro, disegnate da Faustino Anderloni ed inc. in rame da Pietro Anderloni; 5 di queste tavole sono ripetute al tratto, per un totale di 15 tavole fuori testo. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Morton,2975 - Choulant, p. 39: "Scarpa was admirably assisted by Anderloni's masterful burin" - Premuda, p. 191 - Castiglioni, pp. 614-16: "Antonio Scarpa (1752-1832) fu uno degli allievi più illustri del Morgagni: a vent'anni era già chiamato dal duca Francesco III di Modena alla cattedra di professore ordinario di anantomia di quell'Università. Fu anatomico e chirurgo di grandissimo valore. I suoi studi "Sugli organi dell'udito e dell'olfatto" (1789), "Sull'Aneurisma" (1804) e un'infinità di altre pubblicazioni di argomenti anatomici-chirurgici consolidarono la sua grande fama". Ad eccezione del frontespizio, con lievi fioriture, bello e fresco esemplare ad ampi margini. Raro e importante.

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        An experimental inquiry into the nature and propagation of heat

      London: J. Mawman, 1804. Inscribed to Francis Maseres Leslie, John (1766-1832). An experimental inquiry into the nature, and propagation, of heat. 8vo. xv [1, errata], 562pp. Slip titled "Additional errata" tipped to errata page. 9 folding plates. London: J. Mawman, 1804. 211 x 129 mm. Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Light browning, stamps of the Inner Temple Library on title, plate versos and 1 or 2 other places, but very good. Author's presentation inscription to Baron [Francis] Maseres (1731-1824) on the flyleaf: "To Baron Maseres with best wishes from the Author." Maseres's signature on title. Bookplate of the Inner Temple. First Edition. Leslie's magnum opus "established several fundamental laws of heat radiation: that the emissivity and absorptivity for any surface are equal, that the emissivity of a surface increases with the increase of reflectivity, and that the intensity of heat radiated from a surface is proportional to the sine of the angle of the rays to the surface. The book also played a major role in the early nineteenth-century argument about whether heat was a form of matter or a mode of motion. Leslie's experiments showed that heat, unlike light, was not directly transmitted through transparent solids. Since Leslie embraced a corpuscular theory, he incorrectly interpreted the apparent blackage of heat radiation as evidence that heat was composed of particles much larger than those of light. He borrowed from James Hutton the basic notion that heat was a compound formed by the union of light particles with ordinary particles of matter. Francois Delarotche later showed that Leslie's failure to detect direct transmission of heat through solids was a result of using only low-temperature heat sources whose radiation was absorbed by the solid screens. In the meantime, Leslie's puzzling experimental results had stimulated further investigations of diathermancy and the nature of radiant heat" (DSB). Francis Maseres, the recipient of this copy, wrote several works on mathematics (one with Charles Babbage) that won the praise of Joseph Priestley; he also served as Quebec's attorney-general from 1766-69. He was a member of the Inner Temple, to which he bequeathed his library. Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 203. Cardwell, From Watt to Clausius, pp. 107-112. DNB for Maseres.

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        MASONIC UNION, AN ADDRESS TO HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF ATHOL on the subject of an union between the Masons that have lately assembled under His Grace's sanction and the regular Masons of England, His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, Grand Master

      London, Asperne, Cornhill, 1804.. to which is added, an appendix, containing authentic sources of masonic information, compiled from ancient records by a Member of the Fraternity [i.e. Sir Francis Columbine Daniel], also an account of the union lately commenced between the grand lodges of Scotland and England by means of the Rt. Hon the Earl of Moria, Acting Grand Master. SECOND EDITION with a foreword by Jethro Inwood dated 1804. 8vo, approximately 200 x 130 mm, 7¾ x 5 inches, pages: iv, 1-116, original publisher's grey boards, black printed title to upper board. New amateur linen spine, lower corner of upper board repaired, boards dusty with some pale stains, staining to upper part of first 15 pages, and age-browning throughout, closed tear to 1 page neatly repaired, stained copy of a scarce masonic work. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Jamaica. A King's Warrant, addressed to George R (King George III), regarding the Approbation of William Salmond Esq to be Deputy Paymaster General in Jamaica

      1804 - Single page, folded sheet, watermarked with the royal coat of arms, and a blind stamp, dated 1804. 1 pound 10 shillings. George R Whereas by letter of patent under the Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain ad Ireland dated the 4th April 1807 in the 47th year of our reign. We did give and grant unto you the Office of Paymaster for and during our pleasure to be executed by you of yours sufficient Deputy or Deputies, such Deputy or Deputies being first approved by us in writing under our Royal Sign Manual. And whereas the Commissioners of our Treasury have laid before us your representation to them desiring our Approbation of William Salmond Esquire to be Your Deputy Paymaster General in Jamaica with the Pay of Sixty Shillings Per Day. We do hereby signify our approbation of the said William Salmond to be your Deputy Paymaster General in Jamaica with the Pay of Sixty Shillings per day accordingly. Gwen at our Court at Saint James' this 4th day of August 1807. In the 47th year of our Reign by His Majesty's Command. The Paymaster General of our Guards Garrisons and Landforces. Scott Titchfield. Wm Eliot.Approbation of William Salmond to be Deputy Paymaster General in Jamaica Salmond was Lieut-Paymaster-General, in the Jamaican Army, listed 1808, to keep order in Jamaica.

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        A Collection of Gloucestershire Antiquities.

      London: Cadell and Davies, 1804.(). Folio. 110 engraved plates, some hand colored. Qtr. roan, front cover mainly detached.

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        Annales de statistique, ou Journal général d'économie politique, industrielle et commerciale, de géographie, d'histoire naturelle, d'agriculture, de physique, d'hygiène et de littérature.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Valade, an X-an XII, (1802-1804), - 8 (sur 9) vol. in-8. demi-basane caramel, dos lisses ornés de pointillés et guirlandes dorés, tranches mouchetées de bleu (reliure de l'époque). Collection presque complète de cet important périodique scientifique, auquel ont collaboré nombre de scientifiques de l'époque consulaire et impériale, comme René-Nicolas Desgenettes, Edme Mentelle, Lamarck, Joseph Lavallée, Alexandre de Ferrière, etc. Lassé de sa participation brouillonne aux agitations révolutionnaires, le journaliste Ballois (1778-1803) se tourna vers la statistique, dont la vogue fut immense au début du Consulat à la suite de la loi du 17 février 1800. Il fonda en 1802 la Société de Statistique et lança ce périodique qui ne fut pas interrompu par sa mort : Alexandre de Ferrière, chef du bureau de statistique au Ministère de l'Intérieur, en assuma la direction à partir de pluviôse an XII, avant de lancer son propre journal sous le titre d'Archives statistiques de la France. Hatin, p. 311. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Untersuchungen über das kulpose Verbrechen.

      Giesen : Tasché & Müller , 1804 - 3 Bl., 251 S., 17 cm, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung, gebrauchsfleckig, etwas berieben und bestoßen, vorderes Vorsatzbl. zur Hälfte abgeschnitten. Harscher von Almendingen (1766-1827) war beteiligt an der Strafrechtsreform; Mitherausgeber der "Bibliothek für die peinliche Rechtswissenschaft". Sprache: deu Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Traité de l'art du charpentier. Premiere partie (alles Erschienene).

      Paris, Firmin Didot, An XII (1804). - 4to (ca. 26,5x21 cm), Halbledereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, XXXII, 238 Seiten, 1 Blatt, mit 26 doppelseitigen Kupfer- und Aquatintatafeln. Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe. Die schönen Tafeln mit Darstellungen von verschiedenen Holzhütten, der Holzgewinnung und -verarbeitung, Ansichten von Verschalungen in Gruben und Stollen usw. Die Numerierung der Tafeln 1-25 und eine Tafel Nr. 28, nach Vergleichsexemplaren (beispielsweise ein Digitalisat der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek) so komplett. Es erschien nur dieser erste Teil. Der französische Mineraloge, Physiker, Chemiker und Politiker Jean-Henri Hassenfratz (1755 - 1827) war in frühester Jugend Schiffsjunge auf einem nach Martinique segelnden französischen Kriegsschiff. Bei einem Zimmermann in Paris erhielt er für etwa fünf Jahre eine Ausbildung, bildete sich als Autodidakt theoretisch im Baufach aus, hörte Vorlesungen von Gaspard Monge und wurde 1780 Ingenieurgeograph. Am 10. August 1792 wurde er Mitglied der Pariser Kommune von 1789 bis 1795. Mit gestochenem Adels-Exlibris auf dem vorderen Innendeckel, Vorsatz gestempelt. Der Einband etwas beschabt, innen gelegentlich schwach gebräunt, eine Tafel lose, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Wildeschweinjagd.

      Artist: Hanfstaengel Franz ( - 1877) Munich; issued in: Dresden; date: ca 1850 1804 - - technic: Lithography; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 46 x 59; - description: Decorative representation of a boar hunting with numerous hunters and dogs. After the original painting of rus Paulus Rubens. Lithographed from C. Straub, issued from ;Hanfstaengel.; -vita of the artist: Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl (1804-1877) Munich, was a Bavarian painter, lithographer and photographer. In 1833 he founded in Munich a lithographic establishment of his own, which he operated until 1868, and to which he later attached a fine art printing shop and (in 1853) a photographic workshop. Hanfstaengl won for himself much popularity as the portrait lithographer of Munich society.

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        Antique Print-BOYS-ORCHARD-STEAL-APPLE-Scott-Morland-1804

      - Original antique print, titled: 'Boys Robbing an Orchard', four boys robbing apples from an orchard, while the farmer with a mean mastiff is shouting from behind a fence. Handcoloured stipple engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Separately published master print, published by John P. Thompson in 1804. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.�Artists and Engravers: Engraved by E. Scott after G. Morland. Edmund Scott (c. 1746-c. 1810) was English engraver. George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes. He was born in London, third son of Henry Robert Morland. His father, artist, engraver and picture restorer. Morland's work in painting is characterised by the simple subjects he painted. He depicted the life he knew from his own experience. Morland worked closely with William and James Ward, and later married their sister Anne. Condition: Very good, given age. Small creases in the bottom margin. A tiny closed tear in the right margin of the plate, extending a little into the image (backed and closed). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Profesionally matted, not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO-78-18 The overall size is ca. 23.6 x 22.6 inch. The image size is ca. 15.7 x 14 inch. The overall size is ca. 60 x 57.5 cm. The image size is ca. 40 x 35.5 cm.

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        George Clinton

      , 1804-1813. 1804-1813. Interesting group of approximately 20 printed and manuscript items relating to Daniel Fisher, a New York City merchant, militia officer (Republican Greens) and author. Including: Business letter from New Orleans, 1813; Republican Greens Meeting Orders, 1810; Printed General Orders, 1809; Republican Greens vignetted Company Orders, 1812; 8 page manuscript on court-martial proceedings, 1808; Meeting Orders, 1812 (arrangements for celebration of American Independence); Seargent appoint in rifle company, 1807; letter from Ft. Tompkins on military matters, 1812; Republican Greens printed orders, vignetted, 1812; Fisher's commission to Ensign, 1804, signed by George Clinton; letter from department of war, 1805, with nice free franked cover; Copy "A System of Military Tactics" by Fisher 1805; another copy inscribed by Fisher to the Governor of Massachusetts, 1805, about five other pieces. Mostly fine or better. Deserving further research.

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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; contenant des détails sur l'état actuel de l'agriculture.ainsi que des renseigmenets sur les rapports commerciaux qui existent entre ces états et ceux situés à l'est des montagnes et la Basse-Louuisiane, etc

      1804 - First edition. Half title, large folding engraved map dated 1804. 8vo. Contemporary calf-backed paper old boards, ms. annotations in pencil. [4], vi, 312p. Paris, Levrault, Schoell et Compagnie, de l'imprimerie de Crapelet, An XII - An English translation by Lambert appeared in 1805. ?The zest with which Michaux describes some of the wonders of the West in this brief and discursive journal is as pleasant as his intelligent discussion of economical facts, and puritan domesticity in the East. He gave his countrymen a correct and impressive idea of the products and promise of the great West, but more especially of Ohio and Kentucky? (Thomson). Michaux (1770-1850) was a French botanist and silviculturalist, long resident in the USA. On the half title is a very interesting note in ink: 'les notes au crayon qui sont dans cet exemplaire sont de M. de la Haye habitant a St. Domingue. et notaire au port de paix [in Haiti], refugié à qu'il a habité longtemps. Mer a ecrite[sic] pour moi à Paris'. A M. l'abbé de la Haye is described as priest at Dondon, again in Haiti, in Moreau de St. Méry, Loix et constitutions des colonies françaises de l'Amérique sous le vent, Paris, [1784] i, xxiv, and this may indicate that the family was established there. The pencilled notes (which are faint) are mainly on 3, 8, 10, 45, 71pp. 76-77 and again at p. 87, with a few elsewhere, but there are small crosses marking paragra[hs through the rest of the volume. That on page 10 concerns the burning of coal in Charleston imported from England : ' Ce n'est pas pour l'économie, c'est pour luxe, car on n'en fait usage que dans la Drawing Room' (This is not done for economy but for luxury, as it is only made use of in the Drawing Room'). The two long notes on pp.76 and 77 concern the use of the river in Ohio. Michaux (p. 77) writes that people abandon themselves 'au fil de l'eau' without knowing whjere they weill stop. The annotator writes that they do not abandon themlves but make use of a large steering oar or rudder'. Provenance: at foot of the spine are the letters S.M. Sabin, 48703; MacPhail, 4; Thomson, 822; Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 18816.12. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft 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. [COMPLETE IN FIVE VOLUMES]

      Printed for Richard Phillips 1804-1807, London - NEWSLETTER TEXT: John Marshall 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. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        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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        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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        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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