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        The History of Scotland, from the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of James VI to the throne of England, to the Union of the Kingdoms in the Reign of Queen Anne

      London and Edinburgh: Mawman, 1804. Four volumes, octavo; fine in contemporary speckled calf, spines with simple double gilt rules, blue morocco lettering pieces and circular red morocco volume number labels; folding facsimile frontispiece showing Queen Mary's handwriting and a view of the College of Edinburgh. Handsome set of the second edition of this important Scottish history. A major achievement by the Scottish historian Laing (1762-1818), "a work showing considerable research"(Britannica). Variously appended to the first and second editions of the "History" are dissertations on the Gowrie conspiracy, on the authenticity of Ossian's poems, and on the authorship of the Casket Letters (which Laing says were written by Mary, Queen of Scots, who he claims was partly responsible for the murder of Lord Darnley). The set we are here offering is curious bibliographically. All four volumes have the 1804 title page, but the third and fourth volumes, which are fractionally taller, are apparently from the first printing of 1800, as they contain additional title-pages with the imprint of A.Strahan for Cadell and Davis, along with the earlier date. But this is in no sense a made-up set, as the bindings for all four volumes were clearly executed at the time of publication and by the same binder.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        An Account of The Cape of Good Hope. Containing An Historical View of its original Settlement by the Dutch, its Capture by the British in 1795, and the different Policy pursued there by the Dutch and British Governments. Also a Sketch of its Geography, Productions, the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants, &c. &c. With a view of the political and commercial advantages which might be derived from its possession by Great Britain. By Captain Robert Percival.

      London, Printed for C. and R. Baldwin, 1804. 4to. XII + 339 s. Samt. helskinnbd. med fem opphøyde bind. Rødt skinntittelfelt. Ryggen fornyet. Nyere forsatspapir. Rift fagmessig reparert på tittelbl. S. 11-163 med fuktskjold.. Cont. full calf with five raised bands. Red leather label. Spine gilt. Rebacked. New endpapers. Titlepage with skilfully repaired tear. PP. 11-163 a little waterstained

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        Land grant on vellum signed by Governor King, and with a small site-sketch by G.W. Evans

      Sydney: Government House, 1804. Vellum sheet measuring 330 x 230 mm., with manuscript notations to both faces (including a site-sketch with measurements); folded and a little aged yet very good condition. Sydney town block leased by Governor King. Early Sydney lease signed by Governor Philip Gidley King for an allotment in the central Sydney Town, with a sketch of the site executed and signed by colonial surveyor George William Evans.Manuscript documents signed by Governor King are scarce and desirable on the market. King was a pivotal figure in the early history of Australian settlement. His skill as a naval officer attracted the respect of Captain Arthur Phillip, who selected him as second lieutenant of the First Fleet convict transport Sirius. Prior to assuming the position of Governor in 1800, King served in Sydney and Norfolk Island and was widely respected for his skilled leadership through the difficult early years of settlement.This lease is noteworthy for the inclusion of the site sketch by George Evans, a notable early colonial artist and inland explorer. A talented and versatile man, Evans was appointed surveyor to the colony in 1803; he later undertook extensive exploration of the inland and revealed the rich grazing lands around the Lachlan River. Evans was also a skilled artist and companion of the natural history illustrator John Lewin. Few examples of Evan's artistic output have survived.Governor King awarded the seven year lease to Thomas Randall in May 1804 for a ground rent of 10 shillings per year. The subsequent early history of the site is recorded in two manuscript notes detailing further sale contracts to the reverse of this lease. It was first sold on to Edward Wells, who then on-sold the lease to Sydney merchant Simeon Lord, the prominent colonial entrepreneur who rose from humble beginnings (Lord was transported to New South Wales in 1791). He began his trading career selling rum outside the monopoly controlled by the officers of the New South Wales Corps, and later invested in land, shipping and manufacturing throughout the colony.Clearly Simeon Lord was keen to acquire this allotment for he paid the considerable sum of £325 for the remainder of the lease in 1807. The location of the lease, in the immediate vicinity of the Dry Store on Spring Row (later Castlereagh Street) was ideal for a merchant trader like Lord. Earlier he had constructed his private residence in close proximity to the Dry Store, allowing officers of merchant vessels docked in the harbour to stay in his house while remaining close to valuable cargo and merchandise held in the Dry Store.The grant is fully signed 'Philip Gidley King' and the sketch is likewise signed 'G.W. Evans, acting surveyor'. Examples of Gidley King's signature are uncommon on the market, and this grant is not listed in the standard reference Land Grants 1788-1809 edited by R.J. Ryan.

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA. 1 p. (mm. 235x190), datata: Roma 29 Febbraio 1804, indirizzata a Mr. Perregau, in lingua francese, di 19 righe.

      Il celebre scultore da? incarico al corrispondente di compiere per suo conto un?operazione bancaria per una somma di 39.600 franchi. ?Je recommande à votre amitié de me procurer les possibles avantage dans le change..?. Con alone ma buon esemplare.

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        The Punishments of China. [With:] 23 original watercolor drawings after the plates

      William Miller, London 1804 - Reprint of 1804 second edition, plates watermarked 1819. 22 hand-colored aquatints after Pu-Qua with accompanying text leaves in English and French. Folio. With 23 Original Watercolors. With a fine set of 23 original watercolors by Chinese artists for export to Europe, illustrating the various "Punishments of China." The accompanying watercolors are captioned in a later hand, indicating that they were used for the plates in Punishments. Though they closely resemble the illustrations in Punishments, it is unlikely that these were the very models used for publication. These watercolors, drawn on European paper, were certainly produced in a Chinese shop (possibly Pu-Qua's) for export to Europe. They show signs of having been removed from an album, which was how these drawings were commonly sold. Scenes of Chinese punishment and costumes were popular themes at the time. Abbey Travel, 532; Colas 2011; Lipperheide 1522 (1808 ed) Full contemporary green morocoo, gilt, a.e.g., rubbed, head of spine damaged. Ex-library with shelfmarks, bookplate, and perforated stamps. Accompanying watercolors very good, removed from album, some cropped and matted, some light creasing, waterstaining affecting one image 22 hand-colored aquatints after Pu-Qua with accompanying text leaves in English and French. Folio Reprint of 1804 second edition, plates watermarked 1819

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        Die Bibel, oder die ganze Heilige Schrift: Des Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der Deutschen uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers ( Bible )

      Halle 1804 - Full blue vellum, 6 inches tall. A extraordinary and most attractive binding with raised bands, 5 different gilt centre tools in the panels and a gilt floral garland framing an inscription on the upper boards. Gauffered edges. Double column. Slight rubbing on the edges revealing the white vellum. A delightful volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Folge von drei Illustrationen zu dem Märchen "Polyneon", meist genannt "Panedonia", des Herzogs Emil Leopold August von Sachsen-Gotha, 1804: a) Die Märchenfee Panedonia mit Schwanenhelm; b) Die Märchenfee vor den Strahlen der aufgehenden Sonne (vgl. die späteren Entwürfe Schinkels zu Mozarts Zauberflöte von 1816); c) Skizze der Märchenfee vor den Strahlen der Sonne.

      . Bleistift und Feder in Braun, das zweite Blatt rechts unten mit Feder signiert "J. de Grassi für den Roman des Herzogs August". Je 19:15,2 cm. Das nie publizierte Märchen des kunstliebenden Fürsten, dem Grassi zeit seines Lebens aufs Engste verbunden war, lieferte die Vorlage für die sieben großen Bilder (davon 6 erhalten), die Grassi für das fürstliche Schlafzimmer in Schloß Friedenstein in Gotha schuf..

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        Alcuni opuscoli patri.

      per Carlo Antonio Ostinelli 1804 In - 4° (cm. 25,5), legatura coeva in m. pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello marocchino, fregi in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati; pp. 14 [2 bb.] 359 [1b.] in ottimo stato, fresche e marginose. Edizione originale di un raro libro che discorre di economia lariana, fisco, fiere e commercio, paratie contro lo straripamento del Lago di Como e interventi idrogeologici al fiume Cosia, industrie provinciali e valligiane, economie della Valtellina. Interessantissimo pure l'ampio capitolo sulla rivoluzione ideologica dei campisanti in atto all'epoca: «I Cimiterj del Giovio sono da considerarsi uno dei precedenti fondamentali e diretti dei Cimiteri del Pindemonte, e l?influenza sui Sepolcri foscoliani ne andrà valutata» [F. Gavazzeni. Appunti sulla storia e preistoria dei Sepolcri, in Filologia e Critica XII (1987), pp. 309 - 383]. Curiosa l'avvertenza finale dell'Ostinelli. Bellissimo esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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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

      One of the few early works on the Inns of Court and the only one from the early 19th century singled out for mention by Holdsworth; with several prefatory chapters on English law, its judges and courts, types of trial, and 24 engravings. Early 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges and pastedowns, all edges gilt, quite rubbed, else a good, large-paper (20.5x26.5mm) copy. Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; J. Storer [etc.], London, 1804.

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        GENERAL SYSTEM OF CHEMICAL KNOWLEDGE; AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE PHENO

      1804 - GENERAL SYSTEM OF CHEMICAL KNOWLEDGE; AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE PHENOMENA OF NATURE AND ART. Traslated from the original French by William Nicholson. London: Cadell, Davies, Strand; Longman, Rees, Robinson Walker ect., 1804. 11 vols in 10. Lacking the Atlas of Synoptic Tables. Original grey paper covered boards with paper spine labels. Ex-libary copy with the ususual markings. Uncut, largely unopened. The bindings are rather worn with some chipping to the spine ends and two volumes are split down the length of the spine.

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        The Chase; to which is annexed Field Sports

      Albion Press, London 1804 - Bound in full wavy grain tan calf with gilt border pattern both covers, inlaid dark green panel on spine. 135pp. 12mo. Eight smaller and four full-page woodcut illustrations by John Sarorius and others in the style of Bewick. With a superb horizontal fore-edge painting depicting an English chase scene. Very slight wear to extr. of spine, front endsheet peeled, else near fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bayerische Bauern vom Schliersee".

      - Radierung, auf Velin. 14,4:10,1 cm. Literatur: Stoll 175. – Prachtvoller Abdruck. An drei Seiten mit dem vollen Rand, oben leicht beschnitten. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - SAND George (1804-1876), romancière et femme de lettres. L.A.S. adressée à Félix Bonnaire, directeur de la Revue de Paris. S.l.n.d. [Paris, 1840].1 p. in-8. Adresse au verso. À propos des corrections d'une nouvelle de Pelletan parue dans le numéro du 8 mars 1840 de la Revue de Paris. «Je vous renvoye la nouvelle de Pelletan corrigée par moi avec une attention et une conscience que je n'ai pas pour moi-même. Il n'y a plus qu'à la mettre en page. » Elle ajoute : « Je voudrais voir Buloz aujourd'hui, soit chez moi ce soir, soit au théâtre s'il passe par là à l'heure de ma répétition. Dites-lui que c'est à propos du prochain n° de la revue. »

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        Eigenh. Quittung mit U.

      Paris, 11 Brumaire an 13 (= 2. 11. 1804).. 1 S. Qu.-schmal-8vo.. Quittiert den Erhalt von 247 Francs. - Der Vater des Malers Eugene Isabey war Hofmaler Napoleons I. und war nach dessen Sturz für die Bourbonen tätig, die er sowie fast sämtliche Souveräne Europas in zahlreichen Bildern verewigte.

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        Grammatica Linguae Persicae

      Vienna: apud Albertum Camesina,, 1804. Accedunt dialogi, historiae, sententiae, et narrationes persicae. Quarto (258 × 205 mm). Contemporary dark red half morocco, comb-marbled sides, spine separated into compartments by single rules gilt, paper label with manuscript title over third and fourth, black morocco label to centre of front board with titles enclosed by foliate roll and triple rules gilt. Later bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Slightly rubbed, surface splitting to tail of front joint, head and tail of rear joint cracked, two small sections of wear to morocco label with no loss of text, pencil markings to front endleaves, front free endpaper creased, occasional foxing as usual, otherwise internally crisp and fresh. A very good copy. First and only edition of this Persian grammar composed in Latin. Dombay (1758-1810), an Austrian born at Vienna, studied at the Imperial and Royal Academy of Oriental Languages in the city before being sent to Morocco as an interpreter, during which time he gathered the materials for his Grammatica Linguae Mauro-Arabicae (Vienna, 1800), the first scientific contribution to the scientific study of Arabic dialects. He subsequently served in Madrid and Zagreb, finishing his career as a councillor of the secret chancellery, and interpreter to the court of the Holy Roman Emperor.

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        Engel mit dem Schweißtuch.

      . Radierung, auf Velin. 18:12,7 cm. Provenienz: Privatsammlung Kassel. Literatur: Stoll 6. - Vorzüglicher Abdruck. Mit ca. 1 cm breitem Rand um die Plattenkante, kleiner Fleck links am Rand.. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        Hints for Picturesque Improvements in Ornamented Cottages, and their Scenery: Including Some Observations on the Labourer and His Cottage in Three Essays.

      First Edition Printed for J. Taylor Architectural Library A tall uncut copy. BERLIN KAT. 2313 1804 - Half-title, 6 hand-tinted aquatint plates after the Author, 4pp adverts at end; xvi+140pp.; a little foxing to a few text leaves. 8vo orig. pink boards, backed in old dark green cloth, with leather spine label, spine chipped at head and foot, wear on corners, uncut, An interesting contribution to the literature of the Picturesque by a Norfolk doctor. With some knowledge of building materials and construction, he discusses both the cottage orne and improved dwellings for labourers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Topography of Troy and its Vicinity:

      London: T. N. Longman and O. Rees,, 1804. Illustrated and Explained by Drawings and Description. Folio (418 × 268 mm). Contemporary full diced russia, neatly rebacked to style, red morocco label - compartments formed by simple double rules, and enclosing fleuron tools, gilt French fillet panel to the boards enclosing, bead and chain panel, similar edge-roll, and to the turn-ins, edges sprinkled blue, marbled endpapers. 28 hand-coloured plates by Thomas Medland after Gell's drawings, 7 of them etchings, and 21 aquatints, three of these folding; coloured etched vignette to the title page, and 11 other similar headpieces, together with one uncoloured aquatint headpiece; 2 maps by Medland after Gell. Prospectus for Engravings with a Descriptive Account, in English and French, of Egyptian Monuments, in the British Museum (1804), by the same publishers, and also with engravings by Medland, tipped-in before the title page. Some light wear at the extremities, light toning, some off-setting to and from the plates as usual, one folding plate with a short closed tear, no loss, but overall a very good copy. This copy with the armorial bookplate of William Baker (1743-1824), the son of of Sir William Baker, one of the wealthiest merchants of the 18th century, occupying prominent positions in both the Hudson Bay and East India companies. His influence was such that he was able to play a prominent part in financing the Seven Years War. His first marriage was to Julia Penn, granddaughter of Willian Penn. First and only edition."Certainly the most beautiful book on Troy ever published" (Lascarides). Gell travelled extensively in the eastern Mediterranean in the early years of the century, visiting the Troad with Dodwell in 1801, and fixing, to his own satisfaction, the site of Troy at Bunarbashi (Pinarbasi) in line with the theories of Jean-Baptiste le Chevalier. Gell's sketches of the expedition have been criticised for showing "no great artistic power", however "their exactness and minuteness", produced with the assistance of the camera lucida, might fairly be seen as offering classical clarity and light, as an alternative to the romantic elaboration and gloom that sometimes obscures topographic accuracy in other similar works of the period. He was assisted in the creation of this attractively clear visual record by the meticulous transfer of his sketches by Thomas Medland. Most likely trained at the British Institution, he is identified in the drawing by Alfred Edward Chalon of Students at the British Institution (BM1879,0614.758). Medland (c.1765?-1833) "practised both in the line manner and in aquatint and excelled in landscape work" (ODNB). When Haileybury College was founded for the training of cadets for the East India Company in 1806 Medland was appointed drawing and oriental writing-master there.

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        Cupid Turned Volunteer in a Series of Prints Designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth; and Engraved By W N Gardiner with Poetical Illustrations By Thomas Park

      London: E. Harding 1804. Frontispiece and 11 further coloured aquatints of Cupid in military guise. Uncut in the original boards, but the spine is new, with a paper label. . Very Good. Original Boards. 1804. 4to..

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        Der Geist der allerneuesten Philosophie der H.H. Schelling, Hegel und Kompagnie. Eine Uebersetzung aus der Schulsprache in die Sprache der Welt. Mit einigen leitenden Winken zur Prüfung begleitet. Zum Gebrauche für das gebildetere Publikum überhaupt. Erste Hälfte Zweyte Hälfte. München: Joseph Lentner, 1804, 1805.

      - Early reprint of Volume 1, first edition of Volume 2. 'The sharp, polemic tone of Schelling's Philosophy and Religion was not directed at his friend Eschenmayer but at the "horde of rowdy opponents" led by two influential high-school teachers from Munich, Kajetan Weiller and Jakob Salat, who, according to Tilliette, "dedicated their lives to pillorying Schelling"' (Klaus Ottmann, Introduction to Schelling's Philosophy and Religion, 2010, p.14). 'Hegel was familiar with Salat's work and utterly contemptuous of it. A brief notice in the March 1802 issue of the Critical Journal of Philosophy expressed disgust at the "sanctimonious moral drivel and asthenic salads [moralische Salbadereien und asthenische Salute]" that Salat had served up in his attempt to present the "Berlin Aufklärei in its most trivial form as a moral and human enlightenment". Hegel’s animus against Salat may in part be attributed to Salat's role as a defender of Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi and, hence, an opponent of the philosophical system Hegel and Schelling were attempting to articulate. Jacobi had been treated rather roughly in Hegel's 1802 Glauben und Wissen and Salat, in collaboration with Kajetan von Weiller, responded with Der Geist der allerneuesten Philosophie der Herren Schelling, Hegel und Kompagnie (1803-1805). Hegel wrote a response which, however, was never published and was subsequently lost' (James Schmidt, 'Cabbage Heads and Gulps of Water', Political Theory, February 1998, pp. 20-21). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 2 volumes, 8vo, xxi, [iii], 272; xx, 160 pp., contemporary stiff paper covers, bright and fresh, neat early ownership inscription inside front covers, shelfmark on title-pages, otherwise very clean, a fine set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sammelband: (KV 527) Il Don Giovanni, grand opera ridotta in Quartetti per due Violini, Viola e Basso del Sigr. W.A. Mozart. In Vienna presso Artaria e Comp. (Pl.Nr. 1605) [1804]. .

      Artaria; Mollo, Wien - (.Stimmen: 27, 26, 24, 20 in Kupfer gestochene Seiten / ( Haydn ) Die Jahreszeiten von Hrn Joseph Haydn, Doctor der Tonkunst, als Quartett bearbeitet von Sigmund Neukomm. ( Stimmen ) ( PN: 1277 - Wien, Mollo, 1802 mit 60, 60, 55, 51 in Kupfer gestochenen Notenseiten ) / ( Mozart ): Six Ouvertures en Quatuors pour ( Deux ) Violons, Viole et Violoncelle des Operas Don Giovanni [KV 527], Die Zauberflöte [KV 620], Cosi fan tutte [KV 588], Die Entführung [aus dem Serail, KV 384], Le Nozze di Figaro [KV 492], La Clemenzo di Tito [KV 621] par W. A. Mozart. ( Wien, Artaria, ohne Erscheinungsjahr, um 1803 erschienen. Titelblatt handschriftlich von alter Hand mit dem Zusatz *Flauto* über dem hier nicht gedruckten *Deux* ergänzt )( mit Plattennummer 1606 - 1686 - 1734 - 780 ( die beiden übrigen offenbar nicht gedruckt bzw. durch Tintenfleck nicht ersichtlich ) mit 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3 in Kupfer gestochen Notenseiten / ( Mozart ): [KV 620.] Die Zauberflöte. Grand Opera ridotta in Quartetti Per due Violini, Viola, e Basso del Sigr. W. A. Mozart. [Bearbeitung für Streichquartett.], Wien, Artaria ( ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1792 erschienen ) ( Plattennummer 378 mit 19, 15, 18, 13 in Kupfer gestochenen Notenseiten ). Die einzelnen Musikwerke jeweils in Halblederbänden der Zeit mit marmorierten Einbanddeckeln und unbeschriftetem Deckelschild sowie leicht goldgeprägten schmalen Einbandrücken, 4° ( 33 x 25 cm ). Einbände berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, 1 Band am schmalen Einbandrücken mit kleinem Wurmloch. Innen der erste Band mit dem Titelblatt zu *Don Giovanni* stärker fleckig, fingerfleckig und durchgehend zum unteren Seitenrand hin stark tintenfleckig ( mit etwas Tintenfraß ) außerhalb des Notensatzes. Die übrigen Bände teils etwas fleckig, finger- oder leicht stockfleckig, einige Seiten etwas angeknickt. Zusammen 4 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 3100 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        [DELIGHTFUL STORIES for good children.] Six chapbooks bound together as issued; each with 36 pages, and each illustrated with three finely engraved plates. (All were issued separately.) Titles: THE ORPHANS; THE PEASANT'S REPAST; BLINDMAN'S BUFF; THE SAILOR'S DAUGHTER; THE RANSOMED SLAVE; THE CHRISTMAS BOX. Each dated 1804. Original quarter green roan-backed boards, gilt. Binding 13.4 x 8.3 cm. Lacking the general title-page; boards a little knocked and worn; head of spine with small loss; else a very good copy of this rare compilation. Moon (202) lists only one known copy, which is imperfect of this rare first printing. She also records a second edition of 1806, again only known by one copy. All of the individual printings of these chapbooks are rare.

      

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        CINDERELLA; or the Little Glass Slipper, A Tale for the Nursery. From the French of C. Perrault. Sixth edition. .With Three Copperplates. Price Six-pence.

      36 pages. Illustrated with three hand-coloured engraved plates after Corbould or Craig, advertsied as being representations of three of the principle scenes in the performance at the Drury Lane Theatre. Original pink stiff wrappers with a printed label to the upper panel. 12.6 x8 cm. Name on endpaper; covers a little soiled and worn; else very good. Rare.The 'sixth' edition, known previously only by a copy held by the Lily Library at Indiana, was the earliest issue located by Mrs Moon; the next listed, likewise dated 1804, being the fourteenth edition. However, Tabart's numbering of editions must, in our experience, be treated with some scepticism; and Mrs Moon, with typical restraint, hints at as much in the Introduction to her bibliography, when she writes, 'if his title-pages speak truth...' it is self-evident that something is awry, for she lists a copy dated 1804 that claims to be the sixteenth edition, yet also lists an edition, dated 1806, that purports to be an eleventh edition. It may well be, that the so-called 'sixth edition' is in fact the first Tabart edition. Subsequent to the publication of her bibliography of Tabart, we placed a 'seventh edition' dated 1804 with the Cotsen Library.

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        Alte Kapelle zu Gemund am Tegern-See in Baiern."

      - Radierung, auf Velin. 18,6:23,3 cm. Literatur: Stoll 218, II (von II), mit der gestochenen Unterschrift. - Sehr guter Abdruck, mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante sowie leichtem Lichtrand rundum. Im Gesamtwerk Grimms sind Architektur-Darstellungen recht selten, abgesehen von einigen italienischen Bauten, die unter dem Eindruck einer Reise nach Italien entstanden. Die vorliegende Radierung greift wohl auf eine Zeichnung zurück, die während Grimms Münchner Zeit auf einer der zahlreichen Exkursionen vor der Natur entstand. Der Tegernsee und die Quirinskapelle waren beliebte Motive der Münchener Maler. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        "Alte Kapelle zu Gemund am Tegern-See in Baiern."

      . Radierung, auf Velin. 18,6:23,3 cm. Literatur: Stoll 218, II (von II), mit der gestochenen Unterschrift. - Sehr guter Abdruck, mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante sowie leichtem Lichtrand rundum. Im Gesamtwerk Grimms sind Architektur-Darstellungen recht selten, abgesehen von einigen italienischen Bauten, die unter dem Eindruck einer Reise nach Italien entstanden. Die vorliegende Radierung greift wohl auf eine Zeichnung zurück, die während Grimms Münchner Zeit auf einer der zahlreichen Exkursionen vor der Natur entstand. Der Tegernsee und die Quirinskapelle waren beliebte Motive der Münchener Maler.. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        A Moorish Mosque at Bangalore

      London.: Edward Orme.. Dated in the plate 1804.. Aquatint engraving, handcolored, 11 x 13 3/8 (neatline of print) on sheet 16 1/2 x 23 inches. Very good condition. A beautifully executed aquatint from the series "Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore" by James Hunter first published in "A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India" by Francis William Blagdon in 1805 (the engraving is dated on the plate June 4 1804). This may be from a subsequent edition (see Abbey, #425), as another plate from the same series and with the same provenance has a watermark "Whatman Turkey Mill 1834." .

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        Galerie du Musée Napoléon, publiée par Filhol graveur et rédigée par Lavallée, dédiée à l'Empereur Napoléon Ier.

      - Paris, Filhol, Impr. Gilles fils, 1804-1815. 10 volumes in-8, reliure de l'époque plein maroquin vert à long grain, dos et plats richement ornés, aigles népoléoniens dorés sur les dos et les plats (dos passés et craquelés, bords des pages un peu bruni ; plat supérieur détaché et coiffe sup. abîmée pour le tome 10). Somme monumentale de 720 planches remarquablement gravées. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Voyage ? l'ouest des monts All?ghanys, dans les ?tats de l'Ohio, du Kentucky, et du Tenness?e, et retour ? Charleston par les Hautes-Carolines

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

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        Tratado médico-filosófico de la enagenacion del alma, ó manía [psiquiatría]. Escrito en francés por Felipe Pinel. Traducido al castellano por el Dr. D. Luis Guarnerio y Allavena, médico en el Real Sitio de S. Ildefonso.

      Madrid, En la Imprenta Real, 1804 - -10,5 x 17,5 cm.- , 2 hs.+ 416 págs. + 1 tabla despleg. y 2 láminas despleg. Enc. en plena piel, pasta española de época. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) (Philippe Pinel, 1745-1826, considerado como el fundador de la psiquiatría en Francia, establece la primera clasificación de enfermedades mentales y propugna la humanización del trato a estas personas.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on Naval Tactics, Systematical and Historical with Explanatory Plates. 4 parts in one vol. (compl.)

      Edinburgh Constable & Co. 1804. 2nd Ed., 4to, all four parts in one book, xv, 287 p., with 52 tactical hand-coloured plates; modern half leather in very good condition, binding strong and tight, 2x3 marks of removed tapings (of protective film), no owner's name, pp. and tables with (some mild, some apparent) spotting, but well readable (cf. photos #4 + 5). +++ WITH A DEDICATION FROM ADMIRAL HASTINGS (vd. photo #2) AND A HAND WRITTEN DOUBLE PAGE IN HIS HANDWRITING DEPICTING AND COMMENTING TWO NAVAL WAR TACTICS. (vd. photo #3). +++ Need further photos and/or information? Just use the "Ask Bookseller" button and I'll be pleased to help. Ohne Schutzumschlag Hardcover Buch. Gut

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        Alcuni opuscoli patri.

      per Carlo Antonio Ostinelli,, In Como, 1804 - In-4° (cm. 25,5), legatura coeva in m. pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello marocchino, fregi in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati; pp. 14 [2 bb.] 359 [1b.] in ottimo stato, fresche e marginose. Edizione originale di un raro libro che discorre di economia lariana, fisco, fiere e commercio, paratie contro lo straripamento del Lago di Como e interventi idrogeologici al fiume Cosia, industrie provinciali e valligiane, economie della Valtellina. Interessantissimo pure l'ampio capitolo sulla rivoluzione ideologica dei campisanti in atto all'epoca: «I Cimiterj del Giovio sono da considerarsi uno dei precedenti fondamentali e diretti dei Cimiteri del Pindemonte, e l?influenza sui Sepolcri foscoliani ne andrà valutata» [F. Gavazzeni. Appunti sulla storia e preistoria dei Sepolcri, in Filologia e Critica XII (1987), pp. 309-383]. Curiosa l'avvertenza finale dell'Ostinelli. Bellissimo esemplare.

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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

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

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        Malerei und Dichtkunst".

      - Kupferstich, von J. Theater (1804-1870), auf Velin. 22:22,7 cm. Sehr guter Abdruck mit vollem Rand an drei Seiten, oben auf die Plattenkante geschnitten (es handelt sich um die untere Hälfte einer Seite, auf der sich zwei Kupferstiche befanden). Das Gemälde von L. Seidler war 1831 vom Sächsischen Kunstverein angekauft worden (vgl. Boetticher Bd. II, Tl. II (Seidler), I, 13). Ersten Unterricht erhielt Louise Seidler im Zeichnen nach Kopien antiker Skulpturen durch den Bildhauer F.E.W. Doell (1750-1816) in Gotha. Nach ihrer Rückkehr nach Jena wurde sie 1806 Schülerin von J.W. Roux (1771-1830). Zum Weiterstudium ging sie 1810 nach Dresden, wo sie unter der Anleitung von L. Vogel (1759-1816) und F.G. Kügelgen (1772-1820) arbeitete. Schon zu dieser Zeit verdiente sie sich, da ihre Familie sie nicht finanziell unterstützte, ihr Geld mit Näh- und Stickarbeiten, später kamen auch Porträtaufträge hinzu. In Dresden hatte sie zum Teil enge Kontakte mit Künstlerkollegen wie Dorothea Stock (1759-1832), Caroline Bardua (1781-1864), Apollonia von Seydelmann (1768-1840), A. Graf (1736-1813), C.D. Friedrich (1774-1840) und G.F. Kersting (1785-1847). Noch aus ihrer Zeit mit dem geselligen Jenaer Kreis der Familien Schelling, Tieck, Schlegel, Gries, Knebel und Fromman war sie auch mit Goethe gut bekannt, durch den sie 1816 ihren ersten großen Auftrag erhielt. Diesen absolvierte sie so erfolgreich, daß sie durch Goethes Unterstützung mehrere Stipendien von Großherzog Carl August erhielt und erst an die Kunstakademie München, dann 1818 nach Rom ging. Während ihres 5jährigen Aufenthaltes in Rom schloß sie sich dem Kreis der Nazarener um J. Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) an. Dort lernte sie darüber hinaus die Künstlerin Marie Ellenrieder (1791-1863) kennen. Nach ihrer Rückkehr 1823 wohnte sie zuerst in Jena, bald darauf wurde sie nach Weimar berufen, wo sie die Zeichenlehrerin der Prinzessinnen Marie und Auguste von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach wurde. 1824 wurde sie Kustodin der Herzoglichen Gemäldegalerie und damit die erste Frau in Deutschland, die eine solche Position innehatte. 1835 erfolgte die Ernennung zur Hofmalerin von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach. Um 1860 verhinderte eine zunehmende Erblindung die künstlerische Tätigkeit.

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        Decretos hechos por esta Muy Noble y Muy Leal Provincia de Álava en sus Juntas Generales Ordinarias de Santa Catalina de 1804, celebradas en la ciudad de Vitoria. [Junto con:] Junta Particular de 26 de Noviembre de 1803 y Generales Extraordinarias desde dicho día hasta las Ordinarias del mes de Mayo de 1804, siendo Diputado General de ella el Señor Don Joseph Joaquín de Salazar Sanchez Samaniego. [Junto con:] Decretos hechos por esta Muy Noble y Muy Leal Provincia de Álava en sus Juntas Generales Ordinarias de Mayo 1804.

      Vitoria, por Baltasar Manteli, Impresor de esta Muy Noble y Muy Leal Provincia de Alava, 1804. - Todo en un volúmen en 4to. mayor; 2 hs., 164 pp. + 141 pp. + 163-68 pp. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época, con tejuelo impreso en papel "Minutas de 1804". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Astley's Projects, in his Management of the Horse;

      London: Printed by T. Burton, Sold by S. Creed,, 1804. rendering it Calm on the Road, in Harness, &c. Such Acquirements may prevent Dreadful Accidents. Being an Abridgement of his Popular and Most Valuable Book f Equestrian Education. To which is prefixed, many Excellent Remedies for the Diseases in Horses, &c. Octavo (155 × 95 mm). Contemporary quarter calf, green marbled sides, double fillet roll forming compartments to spine gilt, titles gilt to second on red morocco label, vellum corners, marbled edges. Folding frontispiece. Armorial bookplate of Lord Gwydyr to front pastedown. Contemporary ownership inscription of F. W. Campbell of Birkfield, Ipswich stencilled to front free endpaper in black ink. Spine lightly rubbed with label fully intact, small spill-burn to frontispiece with no loss to image, negligible marking in black ink to signatures E1v and E5r. An excellent copy. In 1768 Astley established his first "'riding school' in a fenced wayside field on Lambeth Marsh named Halfpenny Hatch. Styling himself the English Hussar, he promised such feats as straddling two cantering and jumping horses, doing headstands on a pint pot on the saddle, and a parody of riding by a foppish tailor" (ODNB). By the 1780s he had amphitheatres in London, Paris and Dublin, and was widely recognised as the foremost equestrian trainer and performer of the day. He also was known for his far-sighted views of the feeding and management of horses, and was one of the first subscribers to the London Veterinary School. The present work was a handy pocket-sized abridgement of his popular System of Equestrian Education, first published 1801, and proves uncommon, with just four copies on COPAC (BL, Imperial College, Oxford, and Edinburgh) and OCLC adding seven, all in the US. F. W. Campbell (1782-1846), eldest son of noted Scottish traveller Donald Campbell, pursued a military career before abandoning his family estate in Argyllshire and moving to Birkfield Lodge, near Ipswich (ODNB). His daughter, Sophia Jane Campbell, married Peter Charles Burrell, the 4th Baron Gwydyr at St Mary's, Stoke, Suffolk, in 1840. His grandfather, also named Peter Burrell, served as Master of Horse to the Prince of Wales.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth, and into the Means and Causes of its Increase

      Edinburgh: Arch. Constable and Co., , 1804. Octavo (204 × 126mm). Contemporary mottled calf, decorative gilt roll border to covers, neatly rebacked, marbled endpapers and edges, in a leather book form box. With large folding able at the end. Armorial bookplate of Robert R. Livingston of Clermont to the front pastedown. Corners worn, paper stock lightly toned, occasional spotting and the odd blemish. A very good copy with an excellent presentation. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed on the half title; "To Mr Livingston, Min[ister] Plen[ipotentiar]y ... to the French Re[p] From the Author". Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), a founding father of the United States, was a member of the Committee of Five who drafted the Declaration of Independence. In 1789, as Chancellor of New York he administered the presidential oath of office to George Washington, and as U.S. Minister to France from 1801 to 1804, he negotiated the Louisiana Purchase. Lauderdale "has been hailed as a forerunner of Keynes, in as much as he argued that over-saving was a distinct possibility and that public spending was required to offset private thrift if stagnation was to be asserted" (Blaug.) In the present work Lauderdale questioned Adam Smith's theory of the relationship between labour and value, maintaining that wealth was a compound of labour, land, and capital, and value was a compound of utility and scarcity. He argued that capital was capable of harnessing productive labour to make profits by meeting market demand, and that such profits resulted only when there were no legislative restraints on commerce and no burdens, such as Pitt's sinking fund to redeem the national debt. "Lauderdale's importance in the history of economics lies, not in his conclusions, but in the fact that he was the first in England to consider systematically the fundamental conceptions on which the science is based. In this respect alone he is in advance of Adam Smith" (Palgrave II, p. 574).

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        Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on the Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton

      London: T.Cadell and W. Davies, 1804. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto. pp. ix, [3], 632, with 8 plates (including frontispiece), five of which are hand-colored. Recent full calf with new endpapers, original red spine label preserved, three armorial ink stamps on the top edge of the text block. Tissue repair to first page of table of contents, ocasional foxing and minor soiling in the margins; overall quite clean and sound. "Barrow accompanied Lord Macartney's mission to the court of China in 1792 as his private secretary, and the present account...is one of the best illustrated English travels on China. The eight plates are from drawings by William Alexander, who also accompanied the embassy and later published his own work. The strict exclusion of Europeans by the Chinese emperors had left China very much terra incognita to the western world well into the nineteenth century. Barrow was an excellent observer, and the text contains a number of descriptions and illustrations of C hinese artifacts and novelties. Among these are a plate depicting musical instruments, extensive renditions of Chinese melodies in western western notation, and a long description, with illustration, of an abacus" (Hill 62). Historian Michael Adas notes that Barrow "interspersed descriptions of his travels and personal experiences with lengthy discussions of varying aspects of Chinese culture....His judgments on the quality of Chinese life and material culture tended to be favorable at the beginning of his residence in China but grew more and more disparaging as time passed." Unlike Jesuit writers who praised the sophistication of Chinese science and culture, Barrow argued that a once-great civilization had been on the decline since the fifteenth century, providing "an implicit contrast between static, past-minded, backward China and the continually improving, foreward-looking, industrializing states of Europe (Adas, Machines as the Measure of Man pp 179-180). Cox I:346; Cordier 2388.

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        Relation de la recÈption faite ? Bonaparte

      Relation de la recÈption faite ? Bonaparte, Premier Consul de la RÈpublique franÁaise et PrÈsident de la RÈpublique italienne, dans la ville d'Anvers, lors de son passage en l'an XI. Anvers: Chez AllebÈ, An 12/1804. 8vo. Original rose marbled boards, leather spine label. Spine rubbed. (iv), 83p (list of participants pp 74-82), 1p errata. Woodcut on title leaf (by Dilg et Dupl. Sc) and woodcut image pasted on verso. Dampstain on bottom of titleleaf (perhaps from onlay paste) [With:] An entry card to the Ball described in this fÍte book for Claire Herbrant and Jean Herbrant, signed by Dirven, Seuninckx and Jacq. Hebrant. // In 1803 Napoleon made a tour of the northern departments of France visiting Dunkereque, Bruges, Gand (Ghent), Anvers (Antwerp) Brussels and LiËge, all prefecture towns of their respective departments, all which had been recognized as belonging to France in the Treaty of LunÈville of 1801. The narration covers the highlights of each of the dayís events. Interesting too are the details of Josephine, Madame Bonaparte, who has ceremonial appearances throughout the week. // The major event of the visit was an elaborate parade on the first of Thermidor (19th July, 1803). Along with the a huge giant "figure colossale de 26 ? 28 pieds de hautî (p34-35). Also there was a rock enclosing the forge of Vulcan with ten cyclops, who were forging "l'anneau d'une alliance Ètroite." Their hammers rang out an anvil chorus, while the smoke of an "encens exquis" issued from the forge. Then came a whale twenty-seven feet long and fifteen high (p.37). A ship named Deux NÍthes was followed by the chariot of Neptune who was represented by a man (probably Napoleon). Next to him was the goddess Thetis in the guise of a young girl. They occupied a chariot framed by seahorses in the background, the whole led by two sirens. //According to Withington, many of the ceremonial displays were from earlier entries or based on them. The giant was from the 16th century dating from the times of Henry VIII ìconstruite en 1534, par le peintre Vanasselt, sous la direction du grand Rubbens. (pp 34-5). The car of Agriculture, or "l'enlevement de l'Europe" was built in 1767 but may have been based on an earlier float; it carried about forty young girls, in white, "placees en amphitheatre.î Withington thinks that the entry resembles closely the English royal-entries of the sixteenth century although modernized with appropriate allusions to the city's guest of honor. (p.254) Ref: Withington Robert. English Pageantry: An Historical Outline, Volume 1. Harvard University Press, 1918. OCLC: Harvard, Getty. $1,500.00

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        Oekonomisch-technologische Encyklopädie, oder allg. System der Staats- Stadt- Haus- und Landwirtschaft und der Kunstgeschichte in alphab. Ordnung: 96. Teil von Mühle bis Münze.

      Pauli, Berlin 1804 - ( Sechsundneunzigster Teil - Erste Ausgabe ) ( Hinweis: Das Stichwort " Mühle " wird umfassend in Band 95 behandelt, der ebenfalls bei mir unter der Bestellnummer 4508 im Angebot ist ). In dem hier vorliegenden Bande findet sich u.a. eine Fortführung des Stichwortes ) 777 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit einem Porträtkupfer als Frontispiz ( I.C. Eiselen, Königlich Preußischer Burgrath ), einer Titelvignette sowie einigen Vignetten im Text sowie zahlreichen Tabellen im Text ( darunter 7 ausfaltbare - im Impressum sind insgesamt 11 Tabellen angegeben, wahrscheinlich so vollständig ). Mit 31 teilweise mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln ( sämtlich zum Thema " Mühle ", die Kupfertafeln so vollständig ), Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen und umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8°. Unter den Stichworten: Mühle ( 626 Seiten mit sämtlichen Kupfertafeln ), Mumie ( 34 Seiten ), Mund, Mundstück, Münze ( hier ist damit die Minze als Pflanzengattung gemeint ). Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Einbandrücken gering beschädigt mit Resten alter Bibliotheksmarken. Innen Besitzvermerke, Titelblatt gestempelt, einige Seiten etwas stock- oder braunfleckig, desgleichen die Kupfertafeln ( hiervon einige auch etwas angerändert oder angeknickt ). ( Gewicht 750 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scarce letter signed "La Baronne Dudevant"

      - SAND George (Paris 1804 - Nohant 1876), écrivain français Lettre autographe signée « A. DUDEVANT ». Entre 1822 et 1831; 1 page in-12. Rarissime lettre de Sand signée Dudevant concernant l’intendance de la propriété du Baron Dudevant : «Mille remerciements Monsieur, pour la bonté que vous avez eu de prêter un cheval à mon domestique et pour la promptitude avec la quelle vous m’envoyez les actes que je vous ai demandés. Agréer l’expression de ma haute considération, A. Dudevant.» Aurore DUPIN fait la connaissance du baron François Casimir DUDEVANT au printemps 1822, elle se marie en hâte le 17 septembre et devient la baronne Aurore Dudevant. Deux enfants naissent de cette union, Maurice en 1823 et Solange en 1828, les seuls enfants de Sand qui formeront son cercle rapproché durant toute sa vie. Ce mariage sera de courte durée, Aurore Dudevant quitte son mari pour Jules SANDEAU en 1831, elle devient journaliste au Figaro. Elle optera définitivement pour le nom de George SAND à la sortie de son premier roman « Indiana » en 1832. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LOUISIANA

      S. Lewis & Tanner, 1804. - 7.625" x 9.5." The classic map of 1804 produced by British cartographer Aaron Arrowsmith and American cartographer, Samuel Lewis (later cartographer for Lewis & Clark's famous map of 1814), and Henry S. Tanner, another major American cartographer. Produced for Arrowsmith and Lewis' famous work, A New And Elegant General Atlas, Comprising All The New Discoveries To The Present Time, with 63 maps, published by John Conrad & Co., Philadelphia, 1804. The map covers much of today's North America, from northern Canada to the north central part of Mexico. The eastern extremity includes eastern Hudson Bay southward through today's Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico, and extends westward to the Pacific Ocean. Areas identified on the map include: New North Wings, New South Wales, British Possessions, Nenawek, Christinaux, United States, W. Florida, North New Mexico, New Albion, California, New Navarre, and New Biscay. Natural features include: Pacific Ocean; Hudson Bay; Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of California; various mountain ranges including Mns. de la Roche or Stoney Mns; numerous lakes including Slave Lake, Winnipeg Lake, Lake Superior, and Lake Michigan; and numerous rivers including Churchill River, Assiniboils River, Missouri River, River Plate or Shallow River, Mississippi River, and River del Nord. Native tribes located are Chippiwans, Beaver, Blood, Blackfoot, Assiniboils, Mandane, Aracaris, Poncas, Mahas, Wolf, Sioux, Cansas, Panis, Otos, Republic, Chae, Acjou, Bouchara, Plume, Red, Blue, Arar, Chagutenne, Ayoas, Missouri, Osages, Mentons, Paniasa, Cadodaquis, Panimo, Akansa, and Adays. Several forts and towns or settlements are shown. Of this classic map of "Louisiana"/North America, cartographic scholar, Carl Wheat, in Mapping The Transmississippi West, 1540-1861 says: This map is "the most ambitious, and despite its many infirmities, the most informative published attempt to portray the West and Northwest of what is now the United States"."It is important to recall that when this map was first produced no one yet knew the location of the Mississippi source, much less where the Missouri took its rise, the extent of its major tributaries, the true nature of the Rocky Mountains or the complexities that they encompassed, not to mention the singular character of the Great Basin, or the vast extent of the Columbia and Colorado river systems.West of the Mandan villages all was conjecture"."Many secondary streams in the Missouri system are named for the first time. Besides the area mentioned in the title, the map shows Central Canada even more fully and correctly than the Missouri Valley." ".the rendering of the Platte and Upper Missouri River basin forms the most important, as well as the most interesting, feature of this map for present purposes"."it is perhaps the most illuminating statement of the ideas respecting the West that prevailed down to the date of publication of Lewis & Clark's own map" in 1814. With only the slightest of soiling/rubbing, this important map is in near fine condition, and nicely matted for framing.

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        Original Manuscript Map by W & J Fairbank entitled "A PLAN of a Proposed Exchange between The Duke of Norfolk and The Burgesses and Free Tennants of Sheffield

      Drawn by Wm Fairbank 1804., 1804A unique manuscript document approx 22"X20" in colour, with a scale,compass rule and fine swash capitals; showing on the left Fulwood School and environs and on the right Stumperlow Hall.Beneath them is a table identifying the tenants with the proposed exchange as Phillip Warburton, Thos Haywood,William Woodhouse,Joseph Hadfield, John Hawksworth.Further details on request. The Quaker family of Fairbank flourished as surveyors and map makers in Sheffield for several generations.They were actively engaged in local enclosures, railways, canals, roads and waterworks, their activities extended beyond Sheffield to cover South Yorkshire,and many of the adjoining counties.Their printed maps of the city of 1771 and 1797 are well known but original examples of their work are hard to come by.The companies papers,field books,maps and records being in the Sheffield City Archives. A copy of T. Walter Hall's definitive The Fairbanks of Sheffield 1688-1848. is available.

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        Genius Genuine A fine part in riding a race, known only to the author with a full account of the Prince's horse Escape running at Newmarket on the 20th and 21st days of October 1791

      London: Sold for the Author, 232 Picadilly, and no where else, 1804. Second Edition, with half-title. Printed by D.N. Shury, Printer, Berwick Street, London. vii, [3], [11]-170 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half black calf and marbled boards. Bookplate of Kenneth Baker Schley. Minor rubbing, near fine. Samuel Chifney (1753?-1807), inventor of the Chifney bit, was a prominent jockey and trainer, and, states the DNB, "He was long considered the best horseman of his time". In 1790 he was engaged as "rider for life" by the Prince of Wales (later George IV), and on October 20, 1791, rode the Prince's horse, Escape, at Newmarket, narrowly losing, although the Prince, not having placed a bet, was not out of pocket. The following day, under Chifney, Escape won: this time, both the Prince and Chifney had placed bets, and the Prince realized a substantial sum. Chifney was called before the Jockey Club, but nothing was proved against him. However, as the result of a resolution by the Club, the Prince sold his stud and left the turf. Chifney continued to race, but in 1806 he left Newmarket for London and never returned, dying in poverty the following year. In 1795 Chifney published this book in an attempt to clear his name and to raise money--the work of 170 pages in wrappers was priced at an extraordinary five pounds. This second edition appeared in 1804 and was still priced £5/ as stated here on the half-title (the price has been struck through ink and re-priced one pound). A VERY RARE WORK, DEALING WITH ONE OF THE CENTURY'S GREATEST RACING SCANDALS.

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