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        Francois II. Empereur d`Allemagne et d`Autriche d`Hongrie et de Boheme. Gravé d`après l`Original de Joseph Hickel peintre de la Cour, que S.M. Empereur a anvoyé en 1802.

       1805. Orig.-Kupferstich in Punktiermanier. 70 x 43 cm. (Plattengr.). Unter Passepartout, gerahmt. In sehr gutem Zustand.Vgl. Wurzbach XXII; ADB XXV, 642; Thieme-B. XXVI, 529 - Carl Hermann Pfeiffer (1769-1829) Kupferstecher u. Miniaturist, Schüler v. J. Chr. Brand stach dieses Portrait nach einem 1802 entstandenen Gemälde des k.k. Kammermalers Jos. Hickel, der dafür bekannt war \"seine Bilder...bis zur höchsten Täuschung treffend\" zu malen. Das vorl. Portrait zeigt Franz II/I (1768-1835) stehend mit den Insignien seiner Macht als letzten Kaiser des Hl. Röm. Reiches, dessen Krone er 1806 niederlegte. Er faßte 1804 alle habsburg. Erbländer zusammen und nahm den Titel Kaiser von Österreich (als Franz I.) an. In seine Regierungszeit fielen die Koalitionskriege gegen Napoleon, der Krieg v. 1809, der Tiroler Freiheitskampf und der Wiener Kongreß. 1810 vermählte er seine älteste Tochter, Marie Lousie mit Napoleon, der an der Hochzeitsfeier in der Wiener Augustinerkirche gar nicht persönlich teilnahm. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Portraits, Austriaca

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Traité de géodésie, ou exposition des méthodes astronomiques et trigonométriques, appliquées soit à la mesure de la terre, soit à la confection du canevas des cartes et des plans

      - XXIV, 318, (4), (48) pp., et Paris, Courcier, an XIV-1805, in-4, XXIV, 318, (4), (48) pp, et 10 planches, demi-basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets et fers dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin noir, Première édition illustrée de 10 planches repliées. La publication de cet ouvrage fut un événement dans le monde scientifique de l'époque. Louis Puissant réforma les méthodes astronomiques appliquées à la détermination de la mesure de la figure de la terre ; il fut le premier à avoir relevé des erreurs dans la "base du système métrique décimal" de Delambre et Méchain. Exemplaire bien complet des 4 feuillets d'errata, des 32 pages des tables géodésiques et des 16 des tables de réfraction de Laplace. Bel exemplaire, très grand de marges et à l’intérieur d’une rare fraicheur. Poggendorff II, 542. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Cyclopaedia; or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (47 volume complete set, [41 + 6 plate volumes, includes Atlas])

      Philadelphia : Samuel F. Bradford, Murray, Fairman and Co. Peter A. Mesier, New-York; Blake et Cunningham, Boston; Cushing et Appleton, Hezekiah Howe, Charles Whipple, John W. Adams, Stephen Patten, Fielding Lucas, Baltimore; Daniel Rapine, Washington; Joseph Milligan, Georgetown; John A. Stewart, Alexandria; D. Henderson, Fredericksburg; Wm. H. Fitzwhylsonn, Richmond; Richard Cottom, John Hoff, William Williams, Savannah; Hobby et Bunce, Cramer, Spear, Eichbaum, James Palmer 1805 - 47 volumes. Includes the 6 plate and atlas volumes. 1st American edition, published 1806-1822. A massive set. 4to, 28 cm high. Over 1000 engraved plates (some folding or double-page). Atlas is collated; all 61 double-page maps present (28 x 43 cm). 4 of the maps are browned. Internally, generally clean, bright, and unmarked. Scattered spotting. Printed in two columns. An unsophisticated set. Bound in contemporary 1/4 black leather over marbled boards. A majority of the boards are detached and the leather spines are chipped with loss. All volumes come in modern archival folding boxes. Early signature of G. K. Richardson, 1840 on fep of one volume. Previously owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Abraham Rees (1743-1825) was a British clergyman best known for this, his outstanding encyclopedic work, The Cyclopaedia. (Initially published 1802-1820 in parts in Great Britain.) Rees' work not only featured theological and humanistic issues, but also extensive articles on mathematics and natural sciences. The Cyclopaedia, "is the richest work for technology of the period, with detailed text and handsome, carefully prepared plates." Ferguson, Eugene. "Contributions to Bibliography in the History of Technology (part II)". Technology and Culture 3.2 (1962): 169 p. "Rees was convinced that the important progress made during the last decades of the eighteenth century, especially in the fields of history, geography, geology, natural history, and the physical sciences senu lato, required a new type of encyclopedia with the accent on these fields as well as the still relatively undeveloped domains of biography and the history of sciences. The Cyclopaedia thus became one of the first works of its kind to be compiled with the help of 'persons eminently distinguished in these branches of science to which they had devoted their talents.'" (Taxon Vol. 35, No. 2 (1986), 452-453.) Some of the notable contributors to this work were Charles Bruney on music; Charles Koenig, Robert Bakewell, and John Farey on geology; John Dalton and Humphry Davy on chemistry; David Mushet on metallurgy; William Pearson on astronomy; James Edward Smith, William Wood, William Fitt Drake and William Woodville on botany. "Rees Cyclopaedia is one of the first works to interpret correctly William Smith's ideas on strata identification on the basis of fossil organisms." Ibid. The Cyclopaedia included other notable recent scientific breakthroughs, such as Robert Fulton's Cast Iron Aqueduct (described in his 1796 book) which would become his notable steam engine. See also Ferguson, E. "Cast-iron Aqueduct in Rees's "cyclopaedia"". Technology and Culture 9.4 (1968): 597?600. Refs: BMC. vol 21, p. 287(1). Rink, E. Technical Americana, 121. Shaw et Shoemaker, 19907. Shaw et Shoemaker, 9234. International buyers, please note that this is an extremely large, heavy set. Shipping will be very expensive outside of the United States. (Cyclopædia Cyclopedia) (Please note: We can restore these books or rebind them at an additional cost to the purchaser.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traite elementaire d'art militaire et de fortification, a l'usage des eleves de l'Ecole polytechnique, et des eleves des ecoles militaires. Tome Second [only of Two]

      Paris: Allais, 1805. First edition. Mottled calf, six compartments four decorated and bordered in gilt, one brown morocco lettering piece with title, and one red sp. Boards rubbed, extremities worn, front joint partially split but holding firm, some leaves folded and partially soiled, endpapers offset, with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois and waxed pencil accession numerals on front pastedown, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, else contents very good.. [6], 299, [1], Plates. Illus. with 13 numbered folding plates + an additional 3 folding plates. The second volume only: De la Fortification Permanente ou des places. The first volume contained one part each on general accounts of war and field and temporary fortifications. From 1818 to 1830, O'Conner's translation of Vernon's work was the standard text at West Point and would have a profound impact on the Civil War. Freis, Cat. Lib. USMA, 73.

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        Bouquet de Roses, Anémones, Pensées, Nêles, Auricules, Jonquilles et Muguet

      Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and a few minor foxing marks. An exquisite plate of a bouquet of various flowers from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest." Contemporary with the work of Redouté, "Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits" is one of the earliest examples of stipple-engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of four plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended to reflect the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's "Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits." Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of Jean Baptiste and van Spaendonck than these fine examples of Prévost. Whether bouquets or sprays of flowers or fruit, they possess a splendour and freshness amounting almost to fragrance, which is largely due to the quality of the colour printing" (Dunthorne, p. 33). Cf. Dunthorne p. 229; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p. 127; cf. Nissen BBI 1568; cf. Pritzel 7332; cf. Stafleu & Cowan, TL2 , 8319.

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        [Op. 47] Sonata per il pianoforte ed un violino obligato, scritta in uno stile molto concertante, quasi come d`un concerto. Opera 47

      Bonn : Simrock, PN 422, [1805]. - Klavierstimme (35 S.). Querfol. Rücken fransig. Kl. Fleck unten auf Titel. VIOLINSTIMME FEHLT. In Fotokopie (etwas verkleinert auf A4) ergänzt. Dazu: Cellostimme der von Czerny revidierte Ausgabe mit Beibehaltung des Plattennumer 422. Erstausgabe der berühmten Sonate, etwas späterer Variant mit kleinen Verbesserungen im Titel. Siehe Kinsky S. 111.Versand D: 4,00 EUR cat108, chamber music, illustration, incomplete, Kammermusik, cat108, Kammermusik, illustration, incomplete, Kammermusik Kammermusik

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        Försök till jordbrukets lönande behandling jemte bihang om sättet att afrappa trähus byggnader samt utan gips förfärdiga varaktiga tak i bonings rum.

      Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1805-06. 8:o. Grav. titelblad,(2),216 s. Samtida stänkdekorerat hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg och brun titeletikett av glättad papp. Bruna klistermarmorerade pärmsidor och gula snitt. Etiketten lite nött och ett ytligt litet maskangrepp i nedre främre pärmhörnet. Inlagan ställvis aningen lagerfläckig. En liten fläck i övre marginalen på s. 83-84 och en reva på s. 93, även den i övre marginalen. Med Magnus Flincks namnteckning. Från Vegeholm. Bra ex.. Hebbe Den svenska lantbrukslitteraturen 2549. I en bilaga redogörs bland annat för en tämligen omfattande husesyn av Frösunda och herrgården Brahelund, den senare i nuvarande Hagaparken utanför Stockholm. Bihanget upptar s. 181-216 och avslutas med en liten berättelse om rappning och isolering av A. H. Björkman, bruksinspektor vid Stjernsund. Adolf Fredrik Wijnblad (1744-1808) var son till Carl, som genom sitt författarskap inom arkitektur och byggenskap gjort sig ett stort namn. Magnus Flinck (1758-1814) var en skicklig jurist och ämbetsman och gjorde en enastående snabb karriär. Vid 23 års ålder var han titulär landssekreterare, vid 27 ordinarie sådan och vid 34 var han titulär lagman. Under denna karriär avverkade han även borgmästarposten i Landskrona men avancerade därifrån på förmyndarregeringens initiativ till rikets ärendens allmänna beredning. Flinck hamnade dock i onåd hos Gustav IV Adolf, och när denne besteg tronen tvingades han lämna beredningen. Trots detta var Flinck högst delaktig när den svenska lagboken, som del i Gustav IV Adolfs pommerska reformarbete, översattes till tyska 1807. Mot slutet av sitt liv var han lagman i Skåne och arbetade med en revision av utsöknings- och rättegångsbalkarna. Denna blev dock aldrig helt färdigställd. Under hela sitt liv var Flinck dessutom en flitig boksamlare. I biblioteket på Vegeholms gods fanns utöver juridik även stora samlingar av bland annat historia och vitterhet, allt i bästa skick. Biblioteket såldes på Libris auktioner i början av 1980-talet

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        ANALYSE DE L'OUVRAGE INTITULE "REFLEXIONS CRITIQUES SUR L'ART MODERNE DE FORTIFIER"; examen de cet ecrit, et refutation du principe qui en est la base: Suivis de quelques idees sur la defense et l'art defensif. Par un Officier General

      Strasbourg, F. G. Levrault, an xviii, 1805.. FIRST EDITIONS, 2 WORKS BOUND TOGETHER, 1805 & 1804, French text. 8vo, 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, pages: xv, 127, bound in quarter calf over paper boards, gilt decoration and gilt lettered label to spine. Author's name from Bibliotheque Nationale. Boards spotted, corners slightly worn, 40 mm (1½ inch) split at foot of upper hinge with tiny chip to leather, tiny chip at head of spine, front inner paper hinge split, binding tight and firm. BOUND WITH the work analysed by Levasseur: REFLEXIONS CRITIQUES SUR L'ART MODERNE DE FORTIFIER, ou Motifs pour approprier, contre les moyens modernes de l'attaque, les avantages simples, faciles et toujours majeurs du sens vertical a grandes dimensions; ce qui, en resultat, (seconde et future partie du present ouvrage) reconduit l'art fortifiant a son premier et plus ancien trace, les enceintes en lignes droites sur chaque front et sans bastions ni ouvrages detaches; enceintes d'ailleurs tres-elevees, et qui doivent etre suffisamment epaisses, abritees, abritantes et communiquees. Dedie a l'amelioration continuelle de la chose publique. By HIPPOLYTE MORLET, ancien directeur des fortifications. Paris, an xiii, 1804. FIRST EDITION, folding frontispiece of fortifications, pages: 199, (12) - adverts, according to the last line of the text this is Part I only, but the copy in the Bibliotheque Nationale has the same number of pages and it seems this is all that was published. Both are good clean copies on military science, especially fortifications. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Geschichte der Literatur von ihrem Anfang bis auf die neuesten Zeiten

      Göttingen Vandenhoek und Ruprecht 1805 - Erste Ausgabe; 11 Bände; die zwei letzten Bände 1810 und 1811 erschienen in der Reihe der Geschichte der theologischen Wissenschaften von Stäudlin; Halb Leder Bände der Zeit in sehr unterschiedlichem Zustand, eint Teil der Bände wurde von einem Wasserschaden betroffen und, obwohl vollständig, sind stark Aussen und Innen beschädigt: I, II, III 2. IV, VI 1. sind betroffen, drei von ihnen stark; die Bd II 2,IV 2, IV 3, V, VI 2 in gutem Zustand; seltene vollständige Reihe; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REICHARDT, JOHANN FRIEDRICH. Vertraute Briefe aus Paris geschrieben in den Jahren 1802 und 1803. Zweite verbesserte Auflage. Erster (- Dritter) Theil. In drei Bänden.

      bei B.G.Hoffmann, Hamburg 1805 - I: XVI, 504 S.; II: XVI, 424 S.; III: XVI, 390 S., (1) Bl. Halblederbände d.Zt. mit zwei farb. Rückenschilden und –vergoldung. Etwas berieben, Titelschilde teils etwas spröde, einige oberflächliche Wurmgänge im Leder der Deckelbezüge. Zweite vermehrte, Bd.3 erste Ausgabe (Hayn/G. IV, S.98). – Gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig. Wappenexlibris ALEX F.H.V. SECKENDORFF a.d. marmorierten Innendeckeln, Stempel der „Bibliothek Sugenheim“ a.d. Vorsätzen. Gutes Exemplar der maßgeblichen zweiten Auflage, zu der erstmals der dritte Band erschien. Der Komponist J.F.REICHARDT (Königsberg 1752 – 1814 Giebichenstein), der viele Gedichte GOETHEs vertont und mit diesem „in gutem Vernehmen“ gestanden, bis er sich „mit Wut und Ingrimm in die Revolution geworfen“ (Goethe), 1792 nach Paris gereist und anschließend über seine Erfahrungen in Vertraute Briefe über Frankreich (1792/3) berichtet hatte, auf deren Titelblatt eine kolorierte „Freiheitsmütze“ mit dreifarbiger Kokarde als Vignette von der jakobinischen Gesinnung ihres Schreibers zeugte (vgl. No.1002). Die neuerlichen Vertraute[n] Briefe von seiner Reise nach Paris zehn Jahre später sind dagegen in politischer Hinsicht Zeugnis einer großen Ernüchterung. Unverhüllt ablehnend beschreibt der weiterhin engagierte Republikaner Handeln und Auftritt NAPOLEONs, darin einig mit dem Grafen SCHLABRENDORFF, den er häufig sah. REICHARDT berichtet viel Informatives von den in Paris lebenden Deutschen wie C.F.CRAMER und Paris-Besuchern wie L.A.ARNIM, PESTALOZZI, dem Ehepaar SCHLEGEL-MENDELSSOHN u.a. Sein Hauptaugenmerk aber gilt dem gesellschaftlichen und kulturellen Leben in Paris, was der versöhnte GOETHE in einer Rezension in der JALZ würdigt: „Seine Kenntniss vieler Verhältnisse in frühern Epochen gibt ihm zu bedeutenden Vergleichungen Anlass, und da er Gelegenheit findet, von der Präsentation beym ersten Consul an, die Zustände des höheren, mittleren und niederen Lebens zu beobachten; da er seine Bemerkungen mit Kühnheit auszusprechen wagt: so haben seine Mittheilungen meistens einen hohen Grad von Interesse. Viele Gestalten und Charaktere namhafter Personen sind gut gezeichnet, und wenn der Vf. auch hie und da die Lineamente mildert, so bleiben die Figuren immer noch deutlich genug.“ (No.18, 21.Jan.1804). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discourses, on Various Subjects, Intended to Have Been Delivered in Philadelphia. to which are added, Some Others, Selected from the Same Author.

      Northumberland: John Binns., 1805. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Rebacked with new endpapers & flyleaves, probably in the mid-20th century - boards and corners appear to be original, as they are rubbed more than the spine. Minor loss of gilt from titles, hinges reinforced, first section of pages lightly stained & foxed. 1805 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 385 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays by the 18th century theologian and chemist credited with the discovery of oxygen and several other gases, the invention of soda water, and known for his writings on topics such as electricity, grammar, history, and religion. His philosophical writings were also a key source for the development of Utilitarianism. This volume includes: The Duty of Mutual Exhortation; On Faith and Patience; On the Change Which Took Place in the Character of the Apostles After the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Parts I & II); On the Necessity of Self-Examination; On Having Our Conversation in Heaven; Doing All to the Glory of God; Resignation to the Will of God; On Being Perfect as God is Perfect; On Habitual Devotion; The Duty of Not Living to Ourselves; Of the Danger of Bad Habits; A Discourse on the Resurrection of Jesus; The Importance of Free Inquiry. Sabin 65505.

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        Study of Grapes, Peaches and Plums]

      Paris: Vilquin, 1805. Stipple engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand by Ruotte. Very good condition. An exquisite plate from arguably the most beautiful botanical work ever produced: "a work of outstanding importance and interest". An especially successful Prevost still life, a harmonic combination of contrasting forms and colours. Contemporary with the work of Redouté, 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits' is one of the earliest examples of stipple engraved and colour-printed botanical illustration. Published in 12 cahiers (or parts) of 4 plates each, the work was compiled to assist designers of porcelain and fabric, with the plates often showing flowers grouped together, usually matched according to their flowering season. The greatest collection of flower books to be sold at auction in the 20th century was the de Belder collection, sold by Sotheby's in 1987. The catalogue was intended as a true reflection of the uniqueness of the collection, and the cover illustration selected to represent the best of the best was an image from Prevost's 'Collection des Fleurs et des Fruits'. Dunthorne describes it as, "a work of outstanding importance and interest...issued for the specific purpose of maintaining the great French tradition for excellence of design and draughtsmanship. Perhaps no other prints are more worthy of carrying on the tradition of Jean Baptiste and van Spaendonck than these fine examples of Prévost. Whether bouquets or sprays of flowers or fruit, they possess a splendour and freshness amounting almost to fragrance, which is largely due to the quality of the colour printing" (Dunthorne, p. 33). Cf. Dunthorne p. 229; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p. 127; cf. Nissen BBI 1568; cf. Pritzel 7332; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8319.

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        Der Verwalter wie er seyn sollte oder praktischer Unterricht in allen Fächern der Landwirthschaft, als Handbuch für alle diejenigen, welche die besten Grundsätze derselben kennen lernen wollen; . bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Verfasser des allgemeinen ökonomischen Rechenbuchs und Hauptrechnungsmanuals. 3 Bände. Mit einem Kupfer (mehrf. gefalt. "Tabellarisches Verzeichniß der in Deutschlands Forsten befindlichen Holzarten, .) im 3. Band ("Dritter und letzter Theil").

      Penig Ferd Dienemann und Comp -1806 1805 - XVI, 512 Seiten, IV, 571 Seiten, IV, 663 Seiten, 8°, marmor. Halblederbde. d.Zt. (Halbfranzbde.) mit dezenter Rückenvergold. und vergold. Rückentitel a. schwarzen Schildchen. Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar in schönen zeitgenöss. Halbfranzbänden.

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        Grundsätze der Mechanik vom Gleichgewicht und der Bewegung; mit Anwendung auf einzelne Probleme des Maschinenwesens, namentlich auf das Perpetuum mobile etc. dargestellt vn L. N. M. Carnot. Aus dem Francözischen übersetzt. Mit zwei gefalt. Kupfern auf Sondertafeln im Anhang.

      Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs 1805 Kart. der Zeit, xxviii, [1], 303 Seiten, kl. 8°, mit rotem Rückenschildchen. Einband etwas berieben, abgegriffen und ganz leicht gelockert; Rückenschildchen mit kleinem Verlust abgeblättert. Handschriftliche Signaturen auf Vorderdeckel, Rücken und auf Titelblatt; mehrfach gestempelt - zum Unglück auch recto auf Tafeln, sonst frisches und guter Zustand.Fyzik, Naturwissenschaften

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        Der häusliche und technische Werth der Verkohlungsöfen ausführlich dargestellt. Nebst der Beschreibung zweckmäßiger Einrichtungen.

      Leipzig: Göschen 1805 - 10 S., 1 Bl., 447 S., 1 Bl.: 13 (8 gefaltete) Kupfertafeln, zahlreiche Holzstich-Figuren. Hellbraun marmorierter Lederband der Zeit mit rotem goldgeprägten Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung, Stehkantenvergoldung, blau marmorierten Buntpapiervorsätzen und blauem Lesebändchen, gering berieben. 1. Ausgabe. - Umfangreiches und frühes Werk über Verkohlungsöfen in Industrie und Haushalt zum Heizen und zur Gasbeleuchtung. - Mit einem interessanten Kapitel über die Öfen zur Feuerung von Siedekesseln, Destillierblasen und Siedepfannen und der Beschreibung eines Ofens für Berlinerblaufabriken. - Die vielen technischen Kupfer und Textfiguren illustrieren die Abhandlung hervorragend. - Sehr schönes, nahezu fleckenloses und dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar mit kleinem roten Stempel der "Bibliotheque Economique Lasteyrie" auf dem Titelblatt. - Poggendorff I 1319; Ferchl 285; Engelmann 203. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        St. Petersburg am Ende seines Ersten Jahrhunderts. Mit Rückblicken auf Entstehung und Wachsthum dieser Residenz unter den verschiedenen Regierungen während dieses Zeitraums. 2 Bde.

      St. Petersburg / Penig, Dienemann, 1805. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, 2 gestoch. Titeln, 5 (1 kolor.) gestoch. Faltplänen und 3 Falttabellen. XL, 390 S.; XVIII, 442 S. Pp. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch. und bekröntem Wappen (kl. Klebezettel am unteren Kapital bzw. auf dem Vorderdeckel, geringe Läsuren). Einzige Ausgabe. Sehr selten. - Der prachtvolle Stadtplan von 1805 (ca. 35,5 x 67,5 cm Bildgröße) mit schönem Kolorit. - Holzmann/Bohatta III, 3616. Recke/Napiersky III, 502. Engelmann II, 759. - Bd. I ohne den Vortitel nach S. XL. Titelrückseiten alt gestempelt. Die Faltpläne tls. im weißen Rand dezent gestempelt, vereinzelt mit kl. Einrissen im Bund oder in den Bugfalten. Stellenweise etw. braunfleckig. - Beigebunden: Erklärung des Planes von St. Petersburg nach den darauf verzeichneten Zahlen und Buchstaben. Weimar 1807. 16 S. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        EXHORTACION A LOS FIELES DE LA CIUDAD DE LA HAVANA, HECHA POR SU PRELADO DIOCESANO, SOBRE EL CEMENTERIO GENERAL DE ELLA; Y SU REGLAMENTO, APROBADO POR EL GOBIERNO, CON EL CORRESPONDIENTE DE POLICIA

      Havana, 1805. Small quarto. Original plain wrappers. Minor chipping to spine, ink notations and light soiling to wrappers. Light foxing and ink spotting, ink page numbering in upper corner of rectos only. Very good. An early imprint by Cuba's first printer after the press ban instituted by royal decree in 1776. The first part of the title translates to "Exhortation to the Faithful City of Havana, made by his Diocesan Bishop...," with the main body of text regarding the religious activities in the city relating to the church cemetery. It is followed by a six-page section detailing the regulations for the police in Havana. Rare; no copies in OCLC.

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        The Tell Tale Or Universal Museum. 16 Parts In 1 Volume.

      London: Court, Coleman Street. Poor; Upper board detached. Some small tears to pages. Creasing to some . pages. Foxing throughout. Text blokc intact.. 1805. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Gothic Bluebook/Chapbook bound in parts, calf boards with gilt borders and titles to spine. Signed William Butterfield to front and rear paste-downs in contemporary script. Vol. 1.Secret Nuptials; Or, Beauty In Distress 36pp. Lacks title-page. The Cottager's Daughter: or, the Sorrows of Rosa. A Pathetic Tale 31pp. Ernestina; or, the Fair German. An Interesting Tale. 36pp. The Wife of Two Husbands translated from the French Drama, and formed into an interesting story by Sarah Wilkinson. 36pp. To which is added The Natural Son. Lissette of savoy; or, the Fair Maid of the mountains. An interesting tale. To which is added Ethelred and Lidana, or, the Sacrifice to Woden. 36pp. By Sarah Wilkinson. Includes frontispiece titled, Lisette, with caption, ?"Lissette after recovering from a fainting fit discovers her husband has stabbed himself?". Steel engraving by S Sharpe Delist. The Unfortunate Caledonian; or the Voyages and Adventures of Donald Cameron. 34pp. Lacks title-page. Monastic Ruins; or, the Invisible Monitor. A Romance. By Sarah Wilkinson, To which is added, the Brazier. A tale. 36pp. Includes frontis. Lord Gowen; or, the Forester's Daughters; an Historical Romance of the Twelfth Century. By Sarah Wilkinson. To which is added, the Barons of Old. A Historic Tale. 35pp. The Tell Tale or Universal Museum. Vol. 2. Title-page and frontis. The Maid of the Ocean; or, the Prince of Persia. An Aquatic Romance. To which is added Orlando; or, the Knight of the Moon. A Romance. The Knight and the Sword. An heroic tale. By Sarah Wilkinson. The Magdalen; a poem; founded upon a circumstance that actually happened in London. 36pp. The Tell Tale or the universal museum. Volume 3. Title-page and frontis, The Fair Savage; or, Interesting Adventures of Cleodon and Felidia. Maria's Tomb. 36pp. The Braziers Daughter; or history of Ethelred and Ethelgive. 36pp. Lacks title-page. Montalde; or, the Honest Breton. An Interesting Tale. 36pp. Frontis. The Castle of the Pyrenees. 36pp. Lacks title-page. The Beggar Boy: or, History and Adventures of James Altamont, afterwards Earl Altamont, who was deprived (for a time) of his inheritance, and conveyed, by the infamous contrivance of his uncle to America, where he remained Thirteen Years in Slavery. 36pp. The Village maid; or the Interesting Adventures of Montsirant. 36pp. Edwin; or, the wandering fugitive. An history founded on facts. 36pp. Frontis. Anne Lemoine was one of the most prominent female publishers in the early 19th century. References: How the Wind Sits; Or, The History of Henry and Ann Lemoine, Chapbook Writers And Publishers of the late 18th Century. Roy Bearden-White B. A. Southern Illinois University. A Thesis 2005. Appropriations of the Gothic by Romantic-era Women Writers. CHAPTER FOUR: Gothic Chapbooks: Sarah Wilkinson and the Didactic Gothic . Aishah Sulaiman Alshatti Department of English Literature University of Glasgow March 2008 The Encyclopedia of the Gothic. Hughes etc. P. 393. Romanticism and the City By Larry H. Pee .

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        Ansicht des Platzes und der Kirche von St. Peter - Vue de la Place et de l'Eglise de S. Pierre". Aus: Ansichten der Residenzstadt Wien.

      Wien, Artaria, um 1805. - Bildausschnitt ca. 26,5 x 41 cm (Plattenrand ca. 33 x 44 cm). Schwarz 1 (1. Etat 1779; 2. Etat 1803). Nebehay-W. 671, 1.- Zweiter Etat (von zwei) in einem etwas späteren Abzug um 1805. Merkmale: Kleine Nummer 10 rechts oben, Schrift, Directoirestaffage . In den späteren Drucken sind die Buchstaben "des" (anstatt dessiné) ausgeblieben. Prachtvolle und dekorativ kolorierte Ansicht Peterskirche, reich belebt mit Passanten und Kutschen. Papier ohne Wasserzeichen.- Bis knapp an die Darstellung beschnitten. Ein kleiner Braunfleck in der Darstellung. Graphik, Österreich - WIEN

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        Essai sur les Usages du Voile du Palais, avec quelques Propositions sur la Fracture du Cartilage des Côtes; Prèsenté et soutenu à l'Ecole de Medicine de Paris, le 24 mars 1805.

      - A Pairs, de l'imprimerie de Didot Jeune, Imprimeur de l'École de Médicine, rue des Macons-Sorbonne, n.°13, 1808, 4°, 19 pp. Rare First Print of Francois Magendie's (1783-1855) first publication - his medical thesis on the function of the velum (soft palate). Magendie considered the velum from a physiological standpoint, examining its movements during respiration, different types of vocalization, swallowing, etc. - Bound together with 19 other medical dissertations 1804-1810 from the École de Medicine in a fine contemporary empire half leather bindings. The very few wormholes are do not miner this very fine and attractive copy of this rare item. - - Content of this volume: - Essai sur les Dartres/Dartigaux, Alexis / imp. Didot Jne / 1808. - Dissertation sur le calcul vesical chez l'homme /Bon, Hippolite / impr. Didot Jeune / 1807. - Dissertation sur la sécrétion et l'excrétion du lait chez la femme /Langle, J. / 23 brumaire an XIV (1805). - Dissertation sur la rétention d'urine causée par le rétrécissement chronique de l'urètre /Prieur, A. J. / Impr. Didot Jne / 1808 - Propositions sur le catarrhe utérin, ou la leucorrhée /Moutier, U. / impr. Didot jeune / 12 août 1808. - Dissertatio medica de tympanitide par J. A. Le Conte de Trecoeur/Le Conte-De-Trécoeur, B. J. A. / Didot Jeune / 1808. - Dissertation sur l'usage de la saignée dans le traitement de la péripneumonie /Lasmezas, Clement-F. / impr. Didot jeune / 10 mai 1810. - Considérations médico-chirurgicales sur la commotion du cerveau /Répiquet, C.Victor (Dr) / Didot / 1808. - Propositions sur les hémorrhagies par exhalation, considérées généralement/Ingrand, L. A. / imp. Didot Jne / 1808. - Dissertation sur l'apoplexie /Morel, Charles (médecin ; actif en 1806) / impr. Didot Jeune / 1806. - Considérations sur les fonctions du système lymphatique et les rapports de la circulation de la lymphe avec la circulation générale/Duplan, J. Léopold (Dr) / impr. Didot / an XIII (1805). - Dissertation sur les phénomènes principaux de la puberté, considérée dans la femme, et sur la prophylactique des maladies particulières à cette époque de la vie /Ponchet, J.-B. / impr. Didot Jeune / 1805. - Propositions physiologiques et pathologiques relatives à l'influence du coeur sur le cerveau/Aumont, P. E. G. / imp. Didot Jne / 1808. - Essai sur le cancer de l'ovaire /Marret, J. B / impr. Didot jeune / 1808. - Essai sur les usages du voile du palais, avec quelques propositions sur la fracutre du cartilage des côtes; présenté et soutenu à l'École de médicine de Paris, le 24 mars 1808, par Magendie. - Dissertation sur les maladies simulées qui s'offrent le plus fréquemment dans la pratique de la médecine légale, et avec les moyens de les découvrir /Letier, J.-B. / imp. Didot / 26 août 1808. - Essai sur l'érysipèle considéré dans son état de complication avec la fièvre adynamique (putride) /Terriou, Léonard / Impr. Didot Jne / 1807. - Dissertation sur le cancer des lèvres : présentée et soutenue à l'Ecole de Médecine de Paris le le [sic] 19 août 1808/Lemercier-Motterie, François René / De l'imprimerie de Didot jeune, imprimeur de l'Ecole de Médecine . / 1808. - Dissertation sur la fièvre adynamique ou putride /Moschard, A. S. C. H. / impr. de Didot jeune / 1808. - Quelques considérations sur l'inflammation en général et sur ses différentes terminaisons /Lalanne, Pierre / impr. Didot jeune / 8 frimaire an XIII [1804]. - - - Rare - Magendie Thesis - OCLC and RLIN cite only 3 copies in North American libraries (Yale, UCSF, Johns Hopkins). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE TERRITORY OF ORLEANS, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE PRINCIPAL, IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS...ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FOUR.... [and:] ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE TERRITORY OF ORLEANS, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE PRINCIPAL, IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS...ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIVE

      New Orleans, 1805. 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. One small ink stamp, small ink notation, and one embossed blindstamp on each titlepage, short horizontal tear to titlepage of the second volume, small marginal tape repair to F4 in the first volume, light staining to some leaves, occasional tanning, minor contemporary ink marginalia, bleedthrough from ink notations on verso of last leaf of second volume. Withal, a very good set. A rare and important set of the the first American laws printed west of the Mississippi. They encompass the first two session laws for the Louisiana territory under American rule, with the text printed in English and French on facing pages. In March, 1804, the Louisiana Purchase was divided into the Territories of Orleans (south of the present border of Arkansas and Missouri) and Louisiana (everything to the north and west, governed until 1807 by Indiana Territory). The influence of French and Spanish laws in North America is evident in these early territorial laws, as it took Congress more than two decades to determine their intent with regard to existing Spanish and French law. These imprints are the same as the second and third works bound with the COMPILATION of New Orleans laws in item 1587 in the Streeter sale. "At the first session of the Legislative Council 51 Acts and one joint resolution were approved, the latest on May 1, 1805; and at the second session 15 acts were approved, the latest dated July 3, 1805" - Streeter. Early Louisiana laws are especially rare; this is only the second time we've ever seen these imprints.

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        Kaiser Napoleon I. im Krönungsornat. Kupferstich von Auguste Gaspard L. Desnoyer (1779 Paris 1857) nach François-Pascal-Simon Gérard (1770 Rom - Paris 1837).

       1805. Im Unterrand mit den gestochenen Bezeichnungen \"F. Gérard pinxit anno 1805\" und \"Augte Boucher Desnoyer Sculpsit\". Ausgezeichneter und detailreicher Druck mit floral gestalteter Bordüre und dem gestochenem Titelschild \"Napoleon Le Grand\". Auf Kupferdruckbütten mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante. 68 x 50,5 cm. Kupferstich nach dem Gemälde François-Pascal-Simon Gérards \"Kaiser Napoleon I. im Krönungsornat\", 1805/10. Desnoyer war der bedeutendste Stecher seiner Zeit, der regelmäßig Arbeiten nach berühmten Meistern im Salon austellte. \"Sein meisterlicher Stich […] lenkte die Aufmerksamkeit Napoleons auf ihn, der ihm sein von Gérard gemaltes Porträt zu stechen beauftragte.\" (Thieme-Becker). - Einige Randläsuren, teils bis in die Darstellungen reichend, kleine Randhinterlegungen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Desnoyer, Francois-Pascal-Simon Gerard, Napoleon, Kupferstich, Krönungsornat

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        Des passions considérées comme causes, symptômes et moyens curatifs de l’aliénation mentale

      - 86 pages Paris, de l'imprimerie de Didot, An XIV (1805), in-4, 86 pages, demi-veau blond à coins moderne, dos lisse et fleuronné, pièce de titre brune, tranches jonquille, Édition originale de la thèse inaugurale d'Esquirol (1772-1840), dédiée à Pinel, dont il fut l’élève favori. Ouvrage capital, d'une très grande rareté, dans lequel est mise en avant la notion fondamentale de l'affectivité qui sera maintes fois reprises par la suite. "N'oublions pas – conclut Esquirol – que les chagrins, les peines, la trop vive susceptibilité sont les causes les plus fréquentes de l'égarement de la raison (.) Il serait à désirer de pouvoir placer tous les aliénés dans des positions plus agréables et plus riantes que celles où ils étaient avant d'être malades". Esquirol perpétua le travail débuté par son maitre en reprenant, et enrectifiant, sa nosographie de la folie à partir d’observations nouvelles et de cas cliniques personnellement étudiés. Il propose, toujours à la suite de Pinel, une réforme complète des hôpitaux psychiatriques. Il est considéré comme l’un des fondateurs de l'école française de psychiatrie et il fut le premier conférencier en psychiatrie. Exemplaire de belle provenance : Étiquette ex-libris Koreff ; probablement David-Ferdinand Koreff (1783-1851), médecin et écrivain originaire de Silésie ; praticien de renom, il avait recours au très contesté magnétisme animal. Il eut, entre autres patients, lady Susan Lincoln, diagnostiquée hystérique, à qui il prescrivit des cures de "somnambulisme magnétique". Cachet ex-libris de la bibliothèque de Jean-Pierre Falret (1794-1870), élève de Pinel et Esquirol et fondateur de l'asile de Vanves. Semelaigne I, p. 126 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lother und Maller eine Rittergeschichte Aus einer ungedruckten Handschrift bearbeitet und herausgegeben von FRIEDRICH SCHLEGEL.

      bei Friedrich Wilmans, Frankfurt am Main 1805 - 274 S. Holzdeckelband d.Zt. mit marmoriertem Papierbezug. Stark berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Erste Ausgabe der Bearbeitung (Goedeke VI,28,3 [Dorothea Schlegel]; Goedeke I,357,19.5). – Etwas gebräunt, etwas (finger-) fleckig. Exlibris GOTTHILF WEISSTEIN a.d. Innendeckel (Kat.Weisstein 5201), darunter handschriftl. Eintrag „WOLFGANG FROMMEL MCMXXXIV Berlin“ (s.u.). Obwohl ihr Name nirgends im Buch erscheint und die Rittergeschichte sogar in FRIEDRICH SCHLEGELs Werkausgabe (1823, Bd.7) aufgenommen wurde, ist die Ausgabe ganz ein Werk DOROTHEAs, der Tochter MOSES MENDELSSOHNs. Nach der „skandalösen“ Zeit in Jena (1799), deren literarischer Ausfluss FRIEDRICH SCHLEGELs Lucinde war, ging das Paar 1802 nach Paris, wo DOROTHEA zum Protestantismus konvertierte und FRIEDRICH heiratete, bevor beide 1805 in Köln zum Katholizismus konvertierten. Hier entstand ihre Bearbeitung der Geschichte, die die Herzogin MARGARETHA VON LOTHRINGEN 1405 aus dem Lateinischen ins Französische und 1437 von deren Tochter ELISABETH VON NASSAU zuerst ins Deutsche übersetzt worden war. „Den Herausgeber bestimmte vorzüglich ‚das darin aufgestellte Bild der ritterlichen Freundschaft, [den Roman] der Vergessenheit zu entreissen (.)‘. Und in der That ist dieses Bild so gross und zugleich so anziehend und rührend, dass man mit innigem Wohlgefallen dabey verweilt. Maller erscheint bey aller ritterlichen Tüchtigkeit und biederherzigen Gesinnung doch niemals ganz so heldenmässig und liebenswürdig als Lother, und eben durch dieses Nachstehen zeigt sich seine unwandelbare Anhänglichkeit und Treue in einem um so schöneren Lichte: (.) es zeigt sich uns (.) das anmuthigere seltenere Schauspiel, wie eine edle Seele sich dem Leben einer höheren Natur ganz im unbewussten Triebe weihet, und ihr höchstes Glück darin findet, den grösseren Freund allen Hindernissen und Widerwärtigkeiten zum Trotz, mit höchster Anstrengung aller Kräfte und Aufbietung aller Mittel, zu der Höhe zu verhelfen, wo seine Grösse in all ihrer Herrlichkeit erscheinen könne.“ (JALZ 1806, Bd.3, Sp.262). Es wird diese Konstellation gewesen sein, die dem Buch Aufnahme in die Bibliothek des STEFAN GEORGE-Jüngers WOLFGANG FROMMEL verschafft hat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("W. Haering").

      [Berlin], o. D. ("Mittwoch"). - ½ S. Qu.-4to. An den Schriftsteller und Buchhändler Alexander Cosmar (1805-1842): "Werthester, Verehrtester u. Bester! Verzeihung! Ich hoffte Sie vorgestern in der Montaggesellschaft zu treffen und Ihnen dort mein Bedauern auszudrücken, daß ich Ihren Wünschen nicht willfahren kann. Keine Nachlässigkeit ist dabei im Spiele, denn ich habe das Mspt. hervorgeholt u. durchgesehen. Aber wie sie sind, laßen sich die Miszellen [?] nicht drucken. Eine Umarbeitung erstellen würde indes fast so viel Zeit als die neue Anfertigung kosten, u. daß ich dazu jetzt nicht befähigt bin, werden Sie mir aufs Wort glauben. Nochmals um Entschuldigung bittend [.]".

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        Gesamtansicht ('Warschau').

      - Kupferstich b. Gottfried Müller in Zittau, 1805, 17 x 26,5 (Sehr selten!) WARSCHAU (Warszawa / Warsaw) / Polen (Polska / Poland): total view, cooper-engraving by Gottfried Müller in Zittau, 17 x 26,5 cm, 1805 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        LA NOUVELLE MAISON RUSTIQUE OU ECONOMIE RURALE PRATIQUE ET GENERALE DE TOUS LES BIENS DE CAMPAGNE - NOUVELLE EDITION - EN 6 VOLUMES (TOME 1 en deux parties + TOME 2 en deux parties + TOME 3 en deux parties) .

      CHEZ DETERVILLE 1805 - R300001501: XVI + 468 pages + paginé de 469 à 891 + 462 pages + paginé de 463 à 899 + 510 pages + paginé de 511 à 1006 - quelques planches en noir et blanc dont quelques unes dépliantes - quelques traces de mouillures sans conséquence sur la lecture - plats jaspés - dos à 5 nerfs - titre + tomaison + filets + année dorés sur le dos - 10 photos disponibles. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Mouillures Classification Dewey : 630-Agriculture et techniques connexes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A contemporary, and likely official, manuscript duplicate of Nelson's final words from his private diary before he was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar: his celebrated "last codicil," being his effort to have the government support his mistress, Emma Hamilton, and their child, Horatia

      n.p., October 21,1805. 9.75" x 15.75". "Manuscript Document, 1 page, 9.75"" x 15.75"", ""Victory,"" October 21, 1805 [but accomplished at a later time], being a contemporary true copy, in a clerical hand, of Nelson's last written words, entered in his diary as the Battle of Trafalgar began, copied from Nelson's original manuscript. Paper watermarked ""1801"" and docketed on verso, ""Last Codicil of Lord Nelson 21 Oct. 1805"" Expected folds, minor chip at lower right margin, small slip at bottom margin neatly cut and then re-attached with archival tape on verso, else fine condition overall.An amazing contemporary copy of Nelson's effort to secure a pension for his mistress, Emma Hamilton, by crediting her with two major intelligence coups that contributed to the success of British arms over Napoleon. Dramatically headlined ""Victory ?" October the 21st 1805 then in Sight of the Combined fleets of France and Spain distant about ten Miles,"" Nelson writes, in full: ""Whereas The eminent services of Emma Hamilton Widow of the R[igh]t Hon[ora]ble Sir William Hamilton have been of the very greatest service to our King and Country, and to my knowledge without ever receiving any reward rom either our King our Country=. First that she obtained the King of Spains letter in 1796 to his brother the King of Naples acquainting her of his intention to declare War against England, from which letter the Ministry sent out orders to Sir John Jarvis to strike a stroke if opportunity offer'd against either the Arsenals of Spain or her Fleets, that neither of them was done, is not the fault of Lady Hamilton, the opportunity might have been offered.= Secondly the British Fleet under my Command would never have returned the second time to Egypt had not Lady Hamilton's influence with the Queen of Naples caused letters to be wrote to the Governor so Syracuse that he was to encourage the Fleet being supplied with every thing, should they put into that Post in Sicily.?" We put into Syracuse ,and received every supply, went to Egypt and dstroy'd the French Fleet; could I have rewarded those services, I would not now call upon my Country, but as that has not been in my power, I leave Emma Lady Hamilton therefore a Legacy to my King and Country, that they will give her an ample provision to maintain her rank in life. I also leave to the beneficence of my Country my adopted Daughter Horatia Nelson Thompson, and I desire she will use in future the name of Nelson only. ?" These are the only favours I ask of my King and Country at this moment when I am going to fight their battles. ?" My God bless my King and Country and all those who I loved dear. ?" My Relations it is needless to mention they will of course be amply provided for."" Below the clerk has added Nelson's signature: ""Nelson & Bronté"" as well as the witnesses to the codicil, Henry Blackwood (1770-1832) and Thomas Masterson Hardy (1769-1839). According to the Victory's chaplain Alexander John Scott, in an affidavit sworn in June 1806, the wounded Nelson confided to him: ""'I am dying Doctor remember me to Lady [Ham[ilton I have made a will and left her & Horatia a legacy [to my] Country."" Following Nelson's demise, Scott, together Captain Hardy, ""found in the escritoire [small writing desk] of the said Deceased a Book"" containing his final codicil. (Hudson, ed., Nelson's Last Diary, 1918, 28). Captain Hardy was entrusted with conveying the diary back to England where, according to one biographer, he was advised by government lawyers that it not be published as it freely discussed the actions of the Queen of Naples. Hardy left the paper with Nelson's brother, William in December 1805, retrieving it two months later in order to read to Lord Grenville, likely in an effort to obtain Parliamentary support for Nelson's final requests. Emma Hamilton's friends accused Nelson's brother William of withholding the document from her until he had secured generous provisions for himself and his family from Parliament. When he finally presented it to Lady Hamilton, William was said to have thrown it across her during an interview saying, ""Do what you like with this..."" (Hudson, ed., Nelson's Last Diary, 1918, 38-39).Despite the efforts of Captain Hardy and other friends, Parliament did not bestow any honors or a pension upon Lady Hamilton or Horatia?"despite Nelson's final and most earnest request. Lady Hamilton lived off the small inheritance that Nelson had bestowed upon her in a previous codicil, but soon fell into heavy debt?"in part due to her efforts to maintain Nelson's estate, Merton Place, as a monument to the fallen hero. Destitute, she spent a year in debtor's prison before fleeing to Calais in an attempt to elude her creditors, where she died in 1815.Rare. Material related to the H.M.S. Victory and Nelson's death at Trafalgar is extremely desirable. The original paper wrapper in which Capt. Hardy housed Nelson's final diary fetched nearly $25,000 at auction (Sotheby's, London, October 21, 2002, lot 77). The exact circumstances surrounding the production of the present copy are unknown, but it is quite likely that it was produced for the use of Emma Hamilton. "

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE ISLAND OF CEYLON, Containing Its History, Geography, Natural History, with the Manners and Customs of its various Inhabitants; To Which is Added, the Journal of an Embassy to the Court of Candy.

      C. and R. Baldwin 1805. . 2nd Ed. With an Appendix. 4to. xii + 446pp. + [ii] publ. adverts. 4 copper plates, 4 folding maps (1 repaired to hinge). Sporadic light foxing, handsomely rebound in gilt rule edged half calf with marbled boards, gilt devices with gilt lettered title label to spine. Lowndes 1829 (1st Edition). With an Appendix ?'An Account of the War in Ceylon, in 1803.?' Percival travelled to Ceylon in 1797, where he seems to have remained for three years; afterwards he published the above work (1803). In this he described the effects of Portuguese and Dutch rule, citing instances of Dutch cruelty and treachery, and discussing the population, economy and main towns of Ceylon. Sydney Smith declared the work to ?'abound with curious and important information?'. US$718

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        A practical treatise on brewing, distilling, and rectification, with the genuine process of making brandy, rum, and Hollands gin, the London practice of brewing porter, ale, and table beer, the method of brewing country ales, &c.

      London: Robert Scholey 4to (27.5 cm, 10.9"). xxxii (half-title lacking), 307, [1], 248, 135, [1], 183, [1] pp.; 8 plts. (1 fold.), 5 fold. tables.. 1805 Without a doubt, this is one of the most prominent English works on brewing and vinting of its time, present here in its first editon. Shannon, a physician whose first name is given as Robert by some sources and Richard by others, promotes a scientific approach to utilizing chemistry and methodical processes rather than guesswork or tradition; each section of his exhaustive treatment of the subject provides not only definitions, recipes, and instructions for all sorts of eventualities, but also comprehensive lists of varieties of beer, wine, and other spirits from different regions — so that Kingston ale, Brunswick Mum, spruce-beer, red ratafia, lemon wine, and vino tinto, as well as various cordials, essential oils, bitters, vinegars, and distilled waters, are present here alongside porter, Holland gin, cider, mead, sherry, etc. The author also gives histories of some of the primary types of spirits and liquors, along with details of viniculture, transportation of materials and products, etc. Gabler (Words into Wine) notes that while most writers consider Alexander Henderson's the first detailed account in English of modern wines, Shannon's work => predates Henderson's by 19 years. The volume opens with a list of the subscribers; each book has a separate title-page; and the text is enhanced with => eight engraved plates depicting equipment and five folding charts of various measurements and benchmarks. There are several pencilled annotations present in the margins, indicating practical and analytical-minded engagement with the text. Provenance: Front free endpaper with inked ownership inscription of the Hon. Henry Frederick Francis Adair Barrington, a South African lawyer, politician, and farmer; the inscription is dated 1877, five years before his death. 19th-century half navy straight-grain morocco with marbled paper?-covered sides, edges speckled brown, and spine with gilt-stamped title and gilt-ruled raised bands; rubbed at joints, sides, and board edges with front turn-in slightly pulled at head. Half-title lacking, leaf z1 in the appendix apparently a cancel, title-page with small edge nick, inked inscription and pencilled annotations as above with some final words of notes partially shaved. Some leaves, plates, and sections variously with creasing, foxing, corners bumped, or light to moderate waterstaining; perhaps three short tears; none of this frightful and the volume quite sound. Front pastedown with small ticket of a London bookseller. An important treatise designed to be used as a reference work and a copy of it that was used so.

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        Vente aux enchères. Vignes. Javernant. 1805]. Vignes, à Javernant, à vendre, par une simple enchère qui se tiendra en l'étude de M.e Fortin, Notaire à Troyes, rue Moyenne, vis-à-vis Saint-Jean, le Dimanche 28 Pluviôse an XIII (1è Février 1805) à midi précis.

      Chez Gobelet, A Troyes 1805 - Affiche imprimée (44,5 x 35,5 cm). Cachets anciens à vendre.

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        Plantes de la France décrites et peintes d'après nature.1805

      1805 - 4 volumes, demi-maroquin rouge à grains longs et à coins, dos lisses ornés de roulettes et palettes dorées, filets et fleurons dorés. Edition originale et premier tirage des 400 planches hors texte, imprimées en couleurs d'après les dessins de Jaume Saint Hilaire et gravées au pointillé par Dubreuil et Veron. Chaque planche est accompagnée d'un texte donnant une description botanique, les indications de floraison, leurs dénominations étrangères, leur stations, leurs cultures, et éventuellement leurs vertus médicinales. Elles sont, selon Arpad Plesch, de "charmantes et exquises planches de pure impression en couleurs, sans retouche à la main". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BLACK EMPIRE OF HAYTI: Comprehending a View of the Principal Transactions in the Revolution of Saint Domingo; with Its Antient and Modern State.

      London: Published By James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Row . (Albion Press Printed), 1805. Pp. xxiii, [1], 467, [1] [9 - index/directions to the binder for placing the plates], [1 - publisher's ads.]; Frontispiece and eight engraved plates by J. Barlow after drawings by the author, letter facsimile, folding map of the island of St. Domingo, folding plan of the city of Cape Francois as it existed before the revolution. Contemporay quarter polished calf binding, with blue-grey paper covered boards (this covering is a replacement but the boards are original. Gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. Binding good and strong, some wear to the head/tail of the spine but now discretely repaired. Contents good and tight, original marbled end papers, the front with the engraved bookplate of Joseph Shaw; mild surface marking to the first few pages; p. 235/236 with chip to blank fore-edge margin, plate opp. p. 327 a little worn to fore-edge but not affecting image, last page of index with a chip to the lower corner tip. A very good copy detailing the history of Haiti.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

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        Histoire naturelle et mythologique de l'Ibis.Paris, Allais, 1805. 8vo. With 6 engraved plates after drawings by Barraband and H.J. Redouté. Modern half cloth.

      Nissen, IVB 819; Ronsil 2718; Wood, p. 552. The first illustrated monograph on the subject. "A learned essay on the Ibis, with observations made during the author's sojourn in Egypt. A rare book ..." (Wood). Title-page soiled; slightly browned or foxed; last plate shaved touching the engraved surface.

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        The Flowers of Persian Literature, containing extracts from the most celebrated authors in prose and verse, with a translation into English, being intended as a companion to Sir William Jones’s Persian grammar, to which is prefixed an essay...

      London: Printed for James Asperne by S. Rousseau. Very Good; 7.5 x 10.5 Original drab boards. Leaves lightly foxed. Very . Good condition. From the library of William Morris, famed textile designer . and founder of Kelmscott Press with the book label pasted in by his . estate. Bought by famed antiquarian book dealer James Tregaskis at the . 1898 Sotheby's sale of the Morris library.. 1805. Hardcover. Samuel Rousseau (1763-1820) was a British orientalist, and cousin of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He had his printing press in London at Clerkenwell where he commissioned Arabic letters to create the first Arabic press in Great Britain. He compiled the first Arabic-English dictionary and translated and printed the first English language editions of several important Arabic and Persian works most prominently The Flowers of Persian Literature and Vocabulary of the Persian Language. This work contains several extracts of Persian literature, giving both the original Persian text and the English translation.Full title: The Flowers of Persian Literature, containing extracts from the most celebrated authors in prose and verse, with a translation into English, being intended as a companion to Sir William Jones?'s Persian grammar, to which is prefixed an essay on the language and literature of Persia.; 2; xxii, 222 pp. .

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        Recueil de pièces commémoratives et d'éloges de l'époque révolutionnnaire

      1805 - Grand in-8° relié demi-veau de l'époque. 1- Louis-Théodore Hérissant : Éloge historique de Philippe, duc d'Orléans, régent du royaume. (Amsterdam, Libraires associés, 1778), 63 pages - - - 2- Eloge de Pierre Pithou, célebre jurisconsulte du seizieme sieÌ€cle, auteur du recueil des libertés de l'Eglise Gallicane, sous le regne des rois Henri II, François II, Charles IX, Henri III, et Henri IV. Lu le 20 décembre 1777, dans une assemblée d'avocats ; par M. l'abbé Briquet de Lavaux, avocat au Parlement. (Amsterdam, 1778), 164 pages. - - - 3- Eloge de Dumarsais, par J. M. Degérando (paris, Henrichs, 1805), 105 [5] pages - - - 4- LUCE DE LANCIVAL : Eloge de M. A. de Noé, ancien évêque de Lescar, mort évêque de Troyes, et désigné cardinal. (Paris, Le Normant, 1805), 64 pages - - - 5- Alissan de CHAZET : Eloge de La Harpe (Paris, Léopold Collet, 1805), 45 [4] pages. - - - 6- Abbé Morellet : Eloge de M. Marmontel l'un des quarante (paris, Le Normant, 1805), 41 pages - - - 7- PORTALIS (Jean Etienne Marie) : Eloge d'Antoine Louis Séguier. (Paris, Nicolle, 1806), (4), 91 p. Edition originale. "Un des meilleurs morceaux qui soient sortis de la plume de Portalis". "L’éloge de Séguier permet à Portalis de rendre un hommage appuyé au ministère public. Convoquant une éloquence qu’il n’aurait pas manqué d’admirer chez son modèle, il trouve de belles formules pour désigner l’avocat général, "l’homme de la loi et l’orateur de la patrie", "le champion de tous contre tous", "une sauvegarde à l’intérêt général contre les prétentions toujours reconnaissantes de l’intérêt particulier, enfin une sorte de représentant au corps entier de la société". "M.Séguier, dans l’administration de la justice, était placé entre le tribunal suprême dont il devait préparer les oracles, et les citoyens dont il devait protéger les droits" (Cour de Cassation, 'Institut Portalis, Aix-en-Provence, 5 décembre 2007'). - - - 8- Boufflers, Stanislaus Jean de : Eloge historique de l'Abbe Barthelemy ((Paris, Guillaume, 1806), 49 pages. - - - 9- Charles-Henri Belime : Éloge de Massillon, éveÌ‚que de Clermont, l'un des quarante de l'Académie française, par Charles-Henri Belime. (Paris : Galland, 1806), 51 pages - - - 10- Claude François Le Joyand : Notices sur la vie, les travaux, les découvertes, la maladie et la mort de Michel Adanson . (Paris, A. Bertrand, 1806), 39 pages - - - 11- Boilleau : Éloge historique du général d'Hautpoul (Paris, A. Bertrand, 1807), 101 pages - - - 12- Jean-Charles-Julien Luce de Lancival : Discours sur l'indépendance des gens de lettres, prononcé aÌ€ la distribution des prix du concours général des lycées, le 29 thermidor an XIII, par Luce de Lancival (Paris : Impr. de la préfecture du département, 1805), 34 pages. Luce de Lancival (1764-1810), né à Saint-Gobain en Picardie, fit de brillantes études au collège Louis-le-Grand. Il se fit d'abord connaître par ses dons pour la prosodie latine. Un chant funèbre sur la mort de l'impératrice Marie-Thérèse, qu'il composa en rhétorique, attira sur lui la bienveillante attention de l'empereur Joseph II et de Frédéric II de Prusse. Il occupa une chaire de rhétorique au collège de Navarre puis entra dans les ordres qu'il quitta en 1790. Il a laissé des tragédies, dont la plus célèbre, Hector, inspirée de l'Iliade, fut représentée pour la première fois, le 1er février 1809, au Théâtre-Français en présence de Napoléon qui, au total, vit représenter six fois la pièce. Selon Las Cases, "il l'appelait une pièce de quartier général, assurant qu'on irait mieux à l'ennemi après l'avoir entendue". Il témoigna sa satisfaction à l'auteur en lui octroyant une pension de 6 000 francs. - - - 13 Picault, de Tours : Tableau littéraire de la France pendant le dixhuitieÌ€me sieÌ€cle; sujet proposé en 1806 par la Classe de litté [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Johann Friedrich Reichardt's vertraute Briefe aus Paris geschrieben in den Jahren 1802 und 1803 - 3 Theile

      Hamburg, B.G. Hoffmann, 2. verb. Aufl. 1805 - 102 x 172 mm, (XVI,504)(XVI,424)(XVI,390), Einheitliche marmorierte Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Titel und Band-Nr auf Rücken, , Alle 3 Bände mit Exlibris von J.M. de Reck; Einbände berieben; Seiten wenig fleckig; In gutem Zustand. 1000 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Charlotte Countess of Cholmondeley and the Hon Henry Cholmondeley

      London: Published by the engraver, No 50 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square, 1805. Mezzotint. State i/ii with scratch letters. Printed on laid paper. A stunning impression in excellent condition. Skillfully remargined outside platemark on top of sheet. Small section in-filled in lower left corner of sheet outside platemark. Lower left corner skillfully in-filled outside platemark. Paper strengthened in upper right corner of sheet. Skillfully mended tear in upper right corner of image. Tiny section of image in-filled in lower right corner of image. Trimmed within platemark on lower margin. This stunning print is a rich impression of Charles Turner's mezzotint portrait of the Countess of Cholmondeley and her son after Hoppner. John Hoppner was at the height of his powers at the time he painted Lady Cholmondeley and her son, Henry. The grand aristocratic portrait had been the domain of Sir Joshua Reynolds, carried on by Hoppner, Raeburn and later, Lawrence. Apart from dressing very young boys in dresses, what separates us from this epoch is the sense of noble vulnerability we feel in the countess, who occupies her station graciously and without apology. Georgiana Charlotte Bertie (1764-1838) married George, Earl (later Marquess) of Cholmondeley in 1791. Her calm demeanor, elegance and self-containment epitomise the aristocratic feminine ideal of the period. Henry Cholmondelely (1800-1884) was about four when the painting was done. As Lord Cholmondeley was a moderate Tory at Parliament. Charles Turner was an outstanding engraver who throughout his memorable career produced an array of wonderful images. Born in Oxfordshire, Turner moved to London in 1795, at which time he was employed by the famous engraver and publisher Boydell. Turner was a versatile engraver working in stipple and aquatint as well as mezzotint. Although Turner produced a wide array of excellent prints in subjects ranging from topography to genre, his main artistic focus was portraiture. Throughout his career he produced more than six hundred plates, of which about two-thirds were portraits. Turner was a close friend of J.M.W. Turner, and engraved many of the artist's paintings, in addition to engraving some plates for 'Liber Studiorum'. The work of Charles Turner is highly regarded by print connoisseurs as an engraver who combined technical skill with an artistic imagination to create beautiful enduring images. (DNB) Whitman, Charles Turner 110, this state not recorded; O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits... in the British Museum 1; Lennox-Boyd & Stogdon, state i/ii.

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        Ausgewählte Werke. 5 Bände

      - - Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1660 Lorck, Lpz., 1849, zus. ca. 2000 S., original dunkelgrüne Halbleder-Ebde.mit in Gold geprägtem Rückentitel sowie je 4 Schmuckbünden. (etwas stockfl./alter Besitzername auf Vorsatz.)

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        The Flowers of Persian Literature, containing extracts from the most celebrated authors in prose and verse, with a translation into English, being intended as a companion to Sir William Jones’s Persian grammar, to which is prefixed an essay.

      Printed for James Asperne by S. Rousseau, London 1805 - 7.5 x 10.5 Original drab boards. Leaves lightly foxed. Very; Samuel Rousseau (1763-1820) was a British orientalist, and cousin of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He had his printing press in London at Clerkenwell where he commissioned Arabic letters to create the first Arabic press in Great Britain. He compiled the first Arabic-English dictionary and translated and printed the first English language editions of several important Arabic and Persian works most prominently The Flowers of Persian Literature and Vocabulary of the Persian Language. This work contains several extracts of Persian literature, giving both the original Persian text and the English translation.Full title: The Flowers of Persian Literature, containing extracts from the most celebrated authors in prose and verse, with a translation into English, being intended as a companion to Sir William Jones’s Persian grammar, to which is prefixed an essay on the language and literature of Persia.; 2; xxii, 222 pp. Very Good Good condition. From the library of William Morris, famed textile designer and founder of Kelmscott Press with the book label pasted estate. Bought by famed antiquarian book dealer James Tregaskis at the 1898 Sotheby's sale of the Morris library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of Some Other Rare and Undescribed Animals

      London: printed by C. Rickaby "for the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], 1805. 4 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, two general titles (one in French and one in English) at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller. 1 hand-coloured etched emblematic frontispiece, 211 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper, 210 finely hand-coloured, 1 uncoloured etched plate of the Samoyed) all by and after Edwards, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. [ With :] EDWARDS, George (1694-1773). Gleanings of Natural History, Exhibiting Figures of Quadrupeds, Birds, Insects, Plants, &c. London: printed by C. Rickaby for "the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], "1758-1760" [plates watermarked 1803-1805]. 3 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, one general title at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller, letterpress English and French general title and part-titles, text in English and French in double columns, translated by J. du Plessis and Edmond Barker. 1 uncoloured engraved portrait of the author by Miller after "Dandridg," 152 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper) all finely hand-coloured, by and after Edwards and others. Together 4 volumes. Quarto (11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches). Uniform contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with border of a triple gilt fillet, spines in six compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt fillets and roll tools, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. Provenance : George Savile Foljambe (1800-1869, Osberton Hall, Nottinghamshire, England, armorial bookplate). A spectacular set of "one of the most important of all bird books, both as a fine bird book and a work of ornithology" (Fine Bird Books). This issue, bound circa 1815, benefits greatly from being published at a time when two book-arts were at a high point: the art of hand-colouring was at its most sophisticated and the design and execution of bindings was equally exceptional. The colouring in this issue has the clear jewel-like quality that is a feature of the work of the best colourists of the Regency period. The same period also produced some of best binders since the 17th-century Restoration masters and the present set is a delightfully-understated example of the kind of craftsmanship of which they were capable. Edwards "has been well described as an unscientific but very accurate describer and painter of animal life, and his writings will always remain of paramount authority, from the faithfulness of his description of many new birds, subsequently incorporated in the Linnaean System. He had, says Swainson, the simplicity and piety of Izaac Walton, and may be looked upon as one of our greatest worthies. He retired about 1764 to Plaistow, died July 23, 1773" (Mullens and Swann p.194). "Through the influence of Sir Hans Sloane, [Edwards] was chosen Librarian to the Royal College of Physicians ... Almost immediately after he was appointed ... Edwards commenced the preparation of a series of coloured drawings of animals and birds, used later to illustrate [the present work]; for these he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Society and subsequently elected a Fellow" (Lisney p.127). The work was quite successful and went through a number of transformations whilst under Edwards' control, including the issuing of a French text edition. Shortly after he retired in 1769 he sold "to Mr. James Robson, Bookseller ... all the remaining copies of my Natural History ... coloured under my immediate inspection, together with all my copper-plates, letter-press, and every article in my possession relative to it ... and that my labours may be handed down to posterity with integrity, truth, and exactness, I have delivered into his hands a complete set of plates, highly coloured by myself, as a standard to those Artists who may be employed in colouring them for the future" (George Edwards, declaration quoted in Robson's Some Memoirs… of George Edwards , dated May Ist, 1769). [Bound at the end of the second work are:] [J. ROBSON] Some Memoirs of the Life and Works of George Edwards . London: for J.Robson, 1776. Lacking the 4 engraved plates. Zimmer p.529. [And with:] Carolus LINNAEUS. A Catalogue of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Insects... contained in Edwards's Natural History ... with their Latin names . London: for J. Robson, 1776. Cf. Anker 124-126; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990) p.93; cf. Lisney 188, 192-193, 197-198, 200-201, 203, 205, 208, and 211; cf. Mullens and Swann pp. 195-196; cf. Nissen IVB 286-289; cf. Zimmer pp.192-194 and 196-199.

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        Carey's American Atlas: Containing Twenty Maps and One Chart

      Philadelphia: engraved for and published by Mathew Carey, 1805. Folio. (17 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches). Letterpress title (incorporating a list of the maps) printed on wove paper, otherwise engraved throughout on laid paper. 21 engraved maps (11 double-page, 5 folding, 3 with period hand-colouring in outline). Expertly bound to style in diced russia over the original marbled paper-covered boards, flat spine in compartments divided by gilt double fillets, lettered in the second compartment An exceedingly rare issue of the first atlas of the United States published in America. This scarce atlas contains the same maps as the first edition of Carey's American Atlas of 1795. Following that first edition, the first atlas of the United States published in America, Carey printed from the same copper plates used for the 1796 first edition of his General Atlas , adding plate numbers to the upper right corners. Carey would re-issue his General Atlas in 1800 and 1804. Less well known, however, is the fact that he would also reissue the American Atlas in 1800 and 1805. Those issues of the American Atlas contained maps printed subsequent to the 1796 General Atlas , and therefore include the plate numbers from that work , thus explaining the haphazard numbering of the maps. Other than the addition of the plate numbers, the maps are from the same plates and appear to be identical to the first edition maps from the American Atlas of 1795. All the maps are printed on laid paper, and are preceded by a cancel letterpress title on wove. It seems likely, that Carey published this issue of the atlas from his remaining stock of the maps from the 1796 General Atlas with the addition of the cancel title. This would explain the presence of period hand-colouring on some of the maps in this copy, but not all. Although the title states the price of the atlas to be $5 plain and $6 colored, a contemporary ink inscription on the front pastedown suggests the atlas was sold for $4. A second edition of the American Atlas would be published in 1809, containing additional maps. The maps in the present atlas are as follows: 1. The British Posessions in North America ... by Samuel Lewis 1794. Double page, hand coloured in outline 2. The Province of Maine ... by Samuel Lewis, 1794. Hand coloured in outline 3. The State of New Hampshire ... by Samuel Lewis, 1794. Double page, hand coloured in outline 4. Vermont From actual survey ... by Amos Doolittle. Folding 5. The State of Massachusetts ... by Samuel Lewis. Double page 6. Connecticut ... by A Doolittle. Folding 7. The State of Rhode Island ... by Harding Harris. 8. The State of New York ... by Samuel Lewis. 1795. Double page 9. The State of Pennsylvania ... by Samuel Lewis. Double page 10.The State of New Jersey ... compiled by Samuel Lewis. Double page 11. Delaware ... W. Barker, sculp. 12. The State of Maryland ... by Samuel Lewis. Folding 13.The State of Virginia ... by Samuel Lewis. 1794. Double page. 14.The State of North Carolina .. by Samuel Lewis. Double page 15.Tthe State of South Carolina ... by Samuel Lewis. 1795. Double page 16.Georgia ... W. Barker, sculp. 17. Kentucky, reduced from Elihu Barker's large map. W. Barker sculp. Double-page. 18. A Map of the Tennassee State ... taken chiefly from surveys by Genl. D. Smith. & others, J.T. Scott sculp. Double-page. 19. A map of South America. Folding 20. A map of the Discoveries made by Capts. Cook & Clerke ... J.T. Scott, sculp. 21.A Chart of the West Indies ... W. Barker sculp. Folding. The later issues of the first edition of the American Atlas -- i.e. the issues of 1800 and 1805 (as here) -- are very rare. Neither are cited in Phillips or LeGear and we can find no examples of this 1805 issue in the book auction records or OCLC. Howes C135 (seemingly confusing issues of the American Atlas with Carey's American Pocket Atlas ); Streeter Sale 79 (1800 issue). This issue not in Phillips or Sabin.

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        A CABINET OF QUADRUPEDS (Two Volumes), Consisting of Highly-Finished Engravings, by James Tookey; from Drawings by Juius Ibbetson; with Historical and Scientific Descriptions by John Church.

      London Printed for Darton and Harvey and W.Belch Cardiff 1805 - fo. Tan calf with bold scrolled floral borders in gilt and inner impressed borders. The spines at sometime completely rebacked with lined and decorated compartments and with gilt lettered labels. A little rubbing to edges and some slight wear to corners. The plates are of a high quality but a few (and opposing pages show signs of offsetting. Further details will be supplied on request. pp.Unpaginated. Both volumes with engraved and calligraphic extra title pages and plates as called for. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Cabinet of Quadrupeds; consisting of Highly-Finished engravings, by James Tookey; from Drawings, by Julius Ibbetson; with Historical and Scientific Descriptions. By John Church, Fellow of the Medical Society of London

      London: Printed for by and for Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch-Street, 1805. 2 vols., First Edition, folio, additional engraved vignette titles, 84 plates engraved by J. Tookey, drawn by J. Ibbetson, 45 plates in vol.1, and 39 in vol.11, occasional spotting, a few small stains, modern half calf, over old marbled boards, spines gilt, with the bookplate of John Horsley Palmer, a good copy. Nissen, 886.

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        Verzeichniss von schön blühenden ächten frischen Blumen-Saamen welcher zu haben ist bei Carl Wilhelm Rautenbach in Elberfeld. Erster Theil

      [all published?]. Title within typographic border. [11] pp. 8vo, cont. blue boards, single gilt fillet round sides, a.e.g. "Gemarke, gedruckt, in der Churfürstl. privileg. Buchdruckerey," n.d. [but probably 1805]. A very rare seed catalogue issued by Carl Wilhelm Rautenbach in Elberfeld, today a part of the city of Wuppertal. 319 different varieties of seeds for flowers are listed with Latin and German names. In the preface prices are given and we learn that these prices were good for a three-year period. Laid-in is a four-page unbound small-4to pamphlet entitled Verzeichniss frischer, ächter Gartensämereyen für das Jahr 1805. Um beygesetzte Preise zu haben bey Carl Wilhelm Rautenbach in Elberfeld (n.d. but 1805) listing more seeds, this time for medical and cooking purposes, including various kinds of cabbages, Italian broccoli, root vegetables, ingredients for salads, etc. Each is priced. Both are very rare and are not listed in OCLC. Fine copies from the library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. .

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        Les Monumens Antiques Du Musee Napoleon - 3 Volumes.

      Paris, A L´Ancien College de Navarre, 1805. first Edition 190, 80, 182, 80, 180, 80 S. Gr. 8°, Half-Lether every volume with LXXX ( 80 ) Tables, 240 engravings, all three Volumes good condition Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Halflether, Table, Musée Napoléon tommaso Kupferstiche Kupfer Kupferstich gravées planches

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        Les Adventures de Telemaque / Avventure di Telemaco. Facing texts in French and Italian

      C. Clarke, London 1805 - Nouvelle Edition, réimprimée après celle de Didot. With 12 full-page engraved plates. 255, [3]; [vi], 246, [1] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. In Contemporary Red Morocco Binding. Full contemporary English straight-grain red morocco, gilt classical border of Greek key and acanthus design on upper and lower covers, panelled spine gilt with similar motifs, a.e.g., hinges and extremities slightly rubbed, occasional foxing, but overall fine and attractive. From the library of Marshall Field, with his engraved armorial bookplate on each pastedown With 12 full-page engraved plates. 255, [3]; [vi], 246, [1] pp. 2 vols. 8vo Nouvelle Edition, réimprimée après celle de Didot.

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