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        Second Voyage de Pallas, ou Voyages Entrepris dans les Pays Méridionaux de l'Empire de Russie, Pendant les Années 1793 et 1794

      Paris: Jacob & Deterville, and Guillaume & Deterville, 1805-1811 4 volumes and atlas. 372 pages with index; 382 with pages index; 387 pages with index 376 pages with index. Atlas with 55 engraved plates and maps after Christian Gottfried Heinrich Geissler. Octavo (8 ¼" x 5 ½") bound in original pale green wrappers with manuscript titling to spine and binder?s waste pastedowns, each housed in a folding cloth case. Atlas oblong folio (13" x 19") bound in in modern cloth retaining original wrappers with later newsprint pastedowns. Mixed set with preferred first edition atlas and the expanded second edition texts. The first edition only had two volumes of text.Between 1793 and 1794, Peter Simon Pallas led a second expedition to southern Russia, visiting the Crimea and the Black Sea. He was accompanied by his daughter (by his first wife who had died in 1782) and his new wife, an artist, servants, and a military escort. In February 1793, they travelled to Saratov and then downriver to Tsaritsyn. They spent the spring exploring the country to the east, and in August travelled along the banks of the Caspian Sea and into the Caucasus Mountains. In September, they travelled to the Crimea, wintering in Simferol. Pallas spent the spring of 1794 exploring to the southeast, and in July travelled up the valley of the Dnieper, arriving back in St Petersburg in September. Pallas gave his account of the journey in his P. S. Pallas Bemerkungen auf einer Reise in die Südlichen Statthalterschaften des Russischen Reichs (1799?"1801).The son of a goldsmith Johann Gottlob Geissler (1738-1799) and his wife Johanna Christina, was born in Ryssel and attended the Leipzig Art Academy. In 1790 Geissler went to Saint Petersburg and worked there as an art teacher. Two years later he entered the service of the naturalist Peter Simon Pallas,whom he accompanied on an expedition to southern Russia 1793/1794. He drew the botanical motifs, landscapes and inhabitantsCondition: Corner of binding to atlas damaged not affecting interior, the plates with some edge wear and toning, short closed tears to extremities and faint but large dampstaining affecting plates at back, wrappers with some light edge wear, creases, small ink stains and possible restoration to joints and spines. Text volumes uncut and largely unread housed in folding cases else a very good set with a good atlas.

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        Beschreibung des Vorgebirg`s [Vorgebirgs] der guten Hoffnung nach seinem ehemaligen und jetzigen Zustande in historischer, geographischer, topographischer, statistischer und kommerzieller Hinsicht. Herausgegeben und mit einer Einleitung und Anmerkungen begleitet von T. F. Ehrmann. ANGEBUNDEN: Robert Semple; Schilderungen von dem Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung und Spaziergänge und kleine Reisen auf demselben.

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir 1805; EA; 2 Teile in 1 Band; (4) LXXXIV, 456; IV, 112 S.; Pbd d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband leicht fleckig, sonst nur vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig; gutes Exemplar) Reihe: Bibliothek der neuesten und wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen, Band 18. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Afrika; Südafrika

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        Annalen der Physik, Band 1-20

      Halle: In der Rengerschen Buchhandlung 1799; 1800; 1801; 1802; 1803; 1804; 1805 - HLDr. der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen, [15]+518; [9]+488; [11]+494+[2]; [9]+496; [9]+482; [9]+532; [9]+528; [9]+504; [9]+504; [9]+512; [9]+494; [17]+747; [9]+504; [9]+512; [9]+504; [9]+507; [9]+488; [9]+534; [9]+496; [9]+508 Seiten mit zahlreichen gefalteten Kupfern in allen Bänden, 8°, Einbände leicht berieben und abgegriffen, Kanten und Ecken, stellenweise auch Kapitale leicht beschabt, Exlibris auf den Vorsätzen, Titelblätter mehrfach gestempelt, Signaturen mit Bunt- und Bleistift, manchmal Wurmfraßspuren, Seiten nur unscheinbar altersgebräunt/-fleckig, bei Bd. 16 von 1804 fehlen die Seiten 391-394, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire naturelle des tangaras, des manakins et des todiers.

      Paris Garnery und Delachaussee-07 1805 - Erste Ausgabe. 49,5 x 32 cm. 3 Bl., 8, 12 Seiten und 58 Blatt Tafelerläuterungen. Mod. Halbmaroquin mit Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe, in 12 Lieferungen erschienen. HIER MIT DER ÄÜSSERST SELTENEN EXTRASUITE DER TAFELN in Schwarz-Weiß. Mit 72 Tafeln in Farbstich mit Handkolorit und einer zweiten Folge in Schwarz-Weiß. Breitrandiges Exemplar der LUXUSAUSGABE, die Tafeln mit der Staffage in Farbstich und den äußerst sorgfältig kolorierten Vögeln. Stellenweise etwas braunfleckig, stärker im Text. Wenige Tafeln mit leichten Knitterspuren, die Tafel 33 (schwarz-weiß) mit kurzen hinterlegten Einriss im Rand. " Under the individual forms figured on the beautifully executed plates the text contains a diagnosis in French and Latin, further synonyms, a description, brief or long, information of the geographical occurence and other data of interest" (Anker). First Edition, RARE COPY WITH TWO SETS OF PLATES, 72 plates printing in colour and finished by hand and 72 plates plain.- Occasional spotting, stronger to text, slight creasing to a few plates. Plate 33 (uncolourt) with marginal tear at foot, repaired. Bound in recent half morocco gilt. 1.100 gr. Mod. Halbmaroquin mit Rückenvergoldung.

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        Letter with several autograph corrections.

      Paris, 20 ventôse 13 (March 11, 1805). - ½ p. 4to. To his Minister of Finances, Charles Gaudin (1756-1841), asking for more information about aid to the veterans of Piedmont, knowing that they would soon be included among his subjects of the new Kingdom of Italy: "Monsieur Gaudin, je vous renvoie vos états sur les biens des camps de vétérans en Piémont. Je désire que vous me fassiez un rapport d'une page, qui me fasse connaitre 'la loi a affecté' [struck out] la quotité des biens que la loi a affectés aux camps de vétérans dans la 27è division militaire, combien il y en a déjà de désignées pour ce service et ce qu'il y manque".

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        A History of British Birds. Volume I: History And Description Of Land Birds & Vol. II: History And Description of Water Birds

      Sol, Hodgson, For Beilby & Bewick, Newcastle 1805 - 335, 400 pages. 24 x 14.5 cm. Voluminously illustrated with wood-engravings. The first volume of this work was published in 1797 for which Beilby furnished the written descriptions with Bewick providing the text of the second volume. This copy, possibly a trimmed thick royal editions, variant A vignette on page 22 and uninked vignette on p. 285. First edition of Vol. I, second edition, Vol. II. Gordon N. Ray [ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND, ETC.] "Bewick's use of end-grained blocks was widely imitated both in England and the Continent. Among his apprentices were some of the most distinguished engravers of the first half of the 19th century. When later artists like Gordon Craig and William Nicholson revived the tradition of creative work on wood, they turned to Bewick's example in freeing themselves from the trammels of reproductive engraving." BRUNET, Vol.I, p.839. Interior contents fresh and clean. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, triple gilt border fillets house an inner rectangle of fillets with gilt arabesques at the corners, light joint and extremity rubbing. Full dark green morocco. Aeg. Very good. 2 vols [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ballads. Founded on Anecdotes Relating to Animals, with Prints Designed and Engraved by William Blake.

      Chichester: J. Seagrave, for Richard Phillips, 1805. Small 8vo, (8), 212 pp. With 5 engraved plates by Blake after his own designs. Early 20th-century calf, backstrip gilt, red morocco label, gilt edges, R.E. Gathorne-Hardy?s copy signed and dated 1924 (?) in pencil. First edition, with the first three plates in the first state. A pleasant copy of a scarce book, especially with the first state plates. Bentley, Blake Books, 465. Easson and Essick, William Blake Book Illustrator, VIII. Bindman, Complete Graphic Works of Blake, 403-407.

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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 ?-sterreich (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.

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        Promenade du Pape sur la Saône. Spazierfahrt des Papstes Pius VII. auf der Saône am 27. April 1805.

      1805 1805 - Radierung, Roulette und Kaltnadel, 1805, auf aufgewalztem China. 31,4:43 cm. Literatur: Le Blanc 19; Perez 131, III (von III). – Sehr guter Abdruck dieses historisch besonders interessanten Blattes. Das Chinapapier auf einen Folio-Bogen aufgewalzt, dieser in den Rändern stockfleckig und mit kleinen Einrissen. Der hauptsächlich als Zeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher tätige Künstler studierte in seiner Geburtsstadt an der École gratuite de dessin. Darüber hinaus bildete er sich autodidaktisch weiter. 1758 veröffentlichte er im Auftrag des Pariser Stechers und Kupferstichverlegers Pariset seine ersten Radierungen. 1761-1764 setzte er sein Studium in Paris fort, wo er Schüler des Historienmalers J.-Ch. Frontier (1701-1763) und eines gewissen Lombards war. In Paris verkehrte er im Kreis von J.G. Wille (1715-1808), Jos. Vernet (1714-1789), L.-E. Watelet (1780-1866), J.-B. Greuze (1725-1805), J.G. Soufflot (1713-1780) und dem jungen Herzog Alex Duc de La Rochefoucauld, den er 1765-1766 nach Italien begleitete. In Italien schuf er zahlreiche Landschaftszeichnungen und Abbildungen von Monumenten. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Lyon hatte er großen Erfolg mit seinen Zeichnungen und Radierungen, mit Porträts und italienischen und niederländischen Landschaften sowie der heimischen Landschaft von Lyon. Auch als Reproduktionsstecher nach Gemälden oder Skulpturen fand er zahlreiche Auftraggeber. 1771 wurde der Künstler zum königlichen Berater und Kämmerer berufen. 1780 erfolgte die Aufnahme in die Lyoner Akademie. Während der französischen Revolution stand er unter der Protektion des Künstlers J.-L David (1748-1825) – seine Kupferplatten wurden unter gesetzlichen Schutz gestellt. 1802 wurde Boissieu Mitglied der Verwaltungskommission des Kunstkonservatoriums. 1806 bis zu seinem Tode war er Bürgermeister von Lentilly in der Nähe von Lyon. Boissieus Arbeiten sind in den Museen weltweit zu finden, so in Paris im Louvre, in Frankfurt am Main im Städel oder in der National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

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        Le petit neptune français

      Londres 1805 - Le petit neptune français Londres, 1805 - in-folio relié - 3e Edition - 188 p. Reliure abimée, rousseurs sur les pages, intérieur très bon état. Reliure d'époque plein cuir. Illustrated with forty charts and plans. Le petit neptune français ; or, french coasting pilot, for the coast of Flanders (Belgium), Channel ; the bay of biscay, and mediterranean. To which is added, the coast of Italy from the river var to cape spartivento; with the north coast of sicily, and the island of Corsica. Etat correct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Fürst von Nicolaus Macchiavel. Frey übersetzt und mit biographischen, historischen, politischen, kritischen Nachrichten und den Anmerkungen des Amelot de la Houssaye. Herausgegeben (mit einer Vorrede und Anmerkungen versehen) von Franz Nicolaus Baur, des ehemaligen Domstifts Vikar zu Würzburg.

      Arnstadt und Rudolstadt: bey Langbein und Klüger, 1805. (XVI), 576 Seiten. 15, 5 x 11,5 cm, neuer, mit Kleisterpapier bezogener Pappband, mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf alten roten Rückenschild. Der Fürst (Il Principe). Erste Auflage dieser Ausgabe. Die Vorrede von Franz Nicolaus Baur umfaßt die Seiten 1 - 142. 2ccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli [nikko\'l? makja\'v?lli] (* 3. Mai 1469 in Florenz, Republik Florenz; † 21. Juni 1527 ebenda) war ein florentinischer Philosoph, Politiker, Diplomat, Chronist und Dichter.Vor allem aufgrund seines Werkes Il Principe (dt. Der Fürst) gilt er als einer der bedeutendsten Staatsphilosophen der Neuzeit. Machiavelli ging es hier – im Ansatz neutral – darum, Macht analytisch zu untersuchen, anstatt normativ vorzugehen und die Differenz zwischen dem, was sein soll und dem, was ist, festzustellen. Er orientierte sich in seiner Analyse an dem, was er für empirisch feststellbar hielt.[1] Sein politisches und literarisches Werk Discorsi ist darüber in den Hintergrund getreten.Der später geprägte Begriff Machiavellismus wird oft als abwertende Beschreibung eines Verhaltens gebraucht, das zwar raffiniert ist, aber ohne ethische Einflüsse von Moral und Sittlichkeit die eigene Macht und das eigene Wohl als Ziel sieht. Sein Name wird daher heute häufig mit rücksichtsloser Machtpolitik unter Ausnutzung aller Mittel verbunden.\" (Wikipedia) * * Gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Macchiavel Macchiavelli Machiavelli

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        Berolinéum, ou nouvelle description de Berlin. - Ouvrage indispensable pour connoitre et visiter en peu de temps ce qu il y a de plus curieux tant dans la capitale qu aux environs; avec une plan enluminé de la ville de Berlin et la vue du nouveau palais a Potsdam.

      Berlin Oehmigke 1805 - Tit. m. gest. Vign. im Oval ( Neue Palais in Potsdam ), X, 1 Bl., 304 SS., 1 Bl. m. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kst.- Plan von Berlin, 8°, späterer HLdr.- Bd. i. St. d. Zt. ( um 1900 ) auf 4 Bünden, m. Rvg. u. goldgepr. Rtit.u. gefiedertem Buchschnitt ( min. ber. u. best.). Berl.- Bibl. 58; Engelmann 335; Schulz, 211 ( für den Plan ). - Seltene erste Ausgabe dieses ausführlichen Berlin - Führers. Neben einer Fülle praktischer Hinweise ( Hotels, Restaurants, Lesezimmer etc.) sind auch Verzeichnisse von Künstlern, Musikern und Gelehrten enthalten. - Der von Carl Jättnig nach D. F. Sotzmann 1800 gestochene Plan mit einer gestochenen deutschsprachigen Legende rechts oben und unter der Darstellung ( Farberklärungen ). Laut Schulz ist die Platte aktualisiert worden: z.B.Köpenickervorstadt jetzt Luisenstadt. - Tadellos altkoloriert ( 33,1 x 43,1 cm = Kartenbild ). Das Buch innen papierbedingt durchgängig leicht gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Insgesamt von sehr guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNITED TRIBES OF SAC AND FOX INDIANS

      Washington, 1805. Dbd. Near fine. In a half morocco box. The original printing of the important 1804 treaty made between William Henry Harrison and Sac (Sauk) and Fox chiefs at St. Louis, through which the Sauk and Fox were coerced into ceding the greater part of their lands to the United States. Four years before the treaty was signed, William Henry Harrison was appointed governor of Indiana Territory, in which one of his immediate tasks was to obtain minor cessions of Indian territory along the Illinois River. In August 1804 a handful of white squatters were killed in a fight on Sauk and Fox hunting grounds about forty miles north of St. Louis, providing Harrison with an excuse to prosecute a much larger demand in that region. In late October, Quashquame, a minor Sauk chief, and other "head men" of the Sauk and Fox arrived in St. Louis for a council with Harrison, bringing with them one of the accused killers, who was immediately put behind bars. After a week of pleading for his release and drinking heavily at the local grog shops, Quashquame and his delegation were assembled before Harrison on Nov. 3, "confused, intimidated, and either drunk or hung over" (Channick, p.8). To their surprise and befuddlement, the Indians were read the present land treaty, which they were expected to sign that day with their marks. The 2,000-word treaty traded the Sauk and Fox's rights to 23,000 square miles of their lands in present-day Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri, for the "friendship and protection" of the United States together with a one-time payment of goods worth $2,234.50, and annual payments worth $1000. Herbert S. Channick notes in his 1998 ILLINOIS HERITAGE article on the subject that considering "that their winter fur catch was reputed to have brought the Sauk and Fox as much as $60,000 in a single season, the deal was preposterous on its face" (pp.8-9). One of the country's great swindles for Indian lands in the Mississippi Valley, helping set the stage for the Black Hawk War of 1832. An excessively rare document, as are most Indian treaties printed before the burning of Washington in 1814 and the emergence of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817. Two copies are listed between Sabin, Shaw & Shoemaker, and OCLC, at the Massachusetts Historical Society and the British Museum.

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        Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia...

      1805. "A Thing Unprecedented in the History of Virginia Assemblies" [Virginia]. Robertson, David, Reporter. Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia, Convened at Richmond, on Monday the Second Day of June, 1788, For the Purpose of Deliberating on the Constitution Recommended by the Grand Federal Convention; To Which is Prefixed the Federal Constitution. Richmond: Printed at the Enquirer-Press, For Ritchie & Worsley and Augustine Davis, 1805. viii, 477 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary tree calf rubbed and scuffed, with original green gilt lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Small loss to headcap of spine, front joint starting at head, light toning to interior. Early signature of Samuel Spackman to title, to front endleaf at head of title page, interior otherwise clean. A desirable copy in its original state. * Second edition. Among those debating the Federal Constitution, which appears just following the Preface, were James Madison, Patrick Henry, James Monroe, John Marshall, Benjamin Harrison, Bushrod Washington, George Wythe, George Mason, Richard Henry Lee, and many other notable Virginians of the day. Assisted by another reporter, Roberson recorded the debates, "a thing unprecedented in the history of Virginia assemblies" (Swem). The first edition was published as a three-volume set in 1788. Swem, Virginia Historical Index 7589. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2949. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 100029.

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        St. George and the Dragon

      1805. first edition. St. George and the DragonGILLRAY, James. St. George and the Dragon. [Britannia; Napoléon Bonaparte; King George III] A Design for an Equestrian Statue, from the Original in Windsor Castle. Drawn by an Amateur. Etched by Js. Gillray. London: Published August 2nd. 1805. by H. Humphrey. 27 St. James's Street.Hand colored etching (16 x 16 inches; 406 x 406 mm.). Edges a little browned, two short tears (5/8 inch at top margin and 1/4 inch at lower margin). Matted. "The Royal St. George rescuing Britannia from the fangs of the Monster of France. The King wears the uniform of his own regiment of Guards (the Blues). But a few weeks after the date of this print, the Imperial Crown received a gash in the victory of Trafalgar, not much less formidable than the one here represented literally."In the manner of history painting rather than caricature. Below the title: 'a Design for an Equestrian Statue, from the Original in Windsor Castle'. George III as St. George, in uniform, holds up his sword, about to give a final blow to a scaly dragon with the head of Napoleon. The long convolutions of the dragon are under the horse's feet: Napoleons head, with a barbed fang and flames from the mouth, looks on despairingly. A sword-cut has gashed his skull, and cut his crown in two. The dragon has large wings and the legs and talons of a beast of prey; it falls backwards: Britannia will just escape being crushed. "The threat of invasion was at its climax: on 2 Aug. Napoleon (having returned from Italy) set off for Boulogne. On 22 July Calder fought his indecisive action against the combined French and Spanish fleets, leaving Villeneuve to seek harbour, secure reinforcements, and again put to sea on 9 Aug. for the King as St. George." (British Museum).Caricaturist and engraver James Gillray (1757-1815) ?"was apprenticed to a letter engraver and worked under classical engravers such as Ryland and Bartolozzi in stipple. He trained at the R.A. Schools and did some book illustrations for Macklin?'s Tom Jones before turning to caricature in about 1780. His earlier works were published by the printseller Robert Wilkinson of Cornhill, forsaking him for Fores in about 1787. Gillray finally came to rest as chief caricaturist to Mrs. Humphrey at New and Old Bond Street, where he lodged till his death. Gillray was the first professional caricaturist in this country, he simplified the art of the amateurs by replacing archaic symbols with forceful design and his art training enabled him to work on a more heroic scale than his predecessors. His work hit very hard and as the artist was something of a political maverick, he was assiduously courted by all parties. His frequent satires on Royal extravagance such as ?'A Voluptuary under the horrors of Digestion?' 1792 and the caricatures of Napoleon and Charles James Fox, created in their realism and savagery a whole new field for the caricaturist. Although much of his work dates from before 1800, a group of marvellous caricatures appeared in the early 1800s including ?'Tiddy-Doll, the great French-Gingerbread Baker?', 1806, ?'Uncorking Old Sherry?', 1805, ?'The Plum-pudding in danger?', 1805 and most famous of all ?'The King of Brobdingnag and Gulliver?', 1803. Gillray?'s last work was engraved in 1811 shortly before he became insane; his position was taken by the young George Cruikshank?" (Houfe).Wright & Evans, James Gillray, #300

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         Antiquités Mexicaines. Relation des trois expéditions du Capitaine Dupaix, ordonnées en 1805, 1806, et 1807, pour la recherche des antiquités du pays, notamment celles de Mitla et de Palenque. Paris, Jules Didot l'ainé, 1834. 3 parts in 2 volumes. Large folio (55.5 x 36 cm). With lithographed frontispiece and 161 (numbered as 166) lithographed plates (1 double-page and 160 full-page), nearly half beautifully hand-coloured and most of the rest tinted or double-tinted. Lacking (as usual) the map mentioned on the title-page. Gold-tooled red morocco (1855?), with the arms of Czar Alexander II of Russia on the boards. .

      Breslauer, Cat. 50, item 1083 (this copy); Leclerc 1065; Palau 13069; Sabin 40038. First edition of a magnificent show-piece displaying the recently discovered antiquities of Mexico, especially those of the Mayan city of Palenque, based on the expeditions of Captain Guillermo Dupaix in the years 1805 to 1807 and illustrated with 162 lithographic plates (including the frontispiece), mostly tinted or beautifully hand-coloured. Some copies were issued with the plates uncoloured and many with them partly coloured, but only a few with the splendid and extensive colouring shown here. The extraordinary illustrations, nearly all drawn by José Luciano Castañeda, who accompanied Dupaix on all three voyages, gave Europeans their first good look at Mayan civilization. They also show many buildings and artefacts that have since been lost or damaged (soon after the expeditions Mexico sank into turmoil and revolution for three quarters of a century). In addition to Palenque, the book covers the Zapotec/Mixtec site Mitla in Oaxaca and even Aztec and other sites.The arms on the binding were in use by the Czars of Russia from 1645 to 1856, after which the image of St. George was reversed. Nicholas I was Czar when the book first appeared, but if the initial A in each rectangular element in the chain of the order of St. Andrew stands for his son Alexander (as suggested by Breslauer), the binding probably dates from the first year of the reign of Czar Alexander II, who succeeded his father in 1855. Perhaps his accession to the throne was the occasion for presentation of the book.In very good condition (most of the plates fine) with the text leaves slightly foxed as usual and a few minor marginal defects. The frontispiece, normally bound with the text, appears here with the plates. The bindings also very good, with cracks in the hinges at the foot of the plates volume. A splendid book that revolutionized European knowledge of ancient Mexico and remains an essential primary source for the study of Mexican antiquities..

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        SKETCH OF THE HUTS OF KAMCHATKA COPIED AFTER COOK [translation of portion of manuscript caption title]

      Nagasaki, Japan, 1805. One-inch chip in upper left corner, small chip in upper right corner and center of lower edge, else very good. Mounted at upper corners onto heavier paper stock. Archival matting, and protected with Mylar sheet. A handsome original gouache and ink on paper copy of plate seventy-two in the atlas of Cook's third voyage, called "A View of Bolcheretzkoi, in Kamtschatka." This copy of the view of Kamchatka natives, their huts, and their animals was made during the Krusenstern circumnavigation of the globe (1803 to 1806). It was drawn by Herman von Friderici, who was major of the General Staff for Ambassador Rezanov, and was presented to Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau, a naturalist and artist on the Krusenstern expedition. A manuscript note on the verso in Tilesius' hand explains that it was made by Friderici and given as a gift. Comparison with the actual plate in the Cook atlas shows this to be a very accomplished copy, with all the details from the original reproduced very faithfully. Ambassador Rezanov's mission was to attempt to open Japan to Russian trade, but he was ultimately unsuccessful. An interesting artifact, linking the Krusenstern and Cook voyages.

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        Tableau des aranéïdes, ou caractéres essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions.

      De Dentu,, Paris, 1805 - Paris, De Dentu, 1805. 8°. 2 n.n. Bl., XII, 84 S., 4 n.n. S. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Tabelle und 9 gestochenen Tafeln. Halbldederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Nissen ZBI 4318. - Erste Ausgabe der detaillierten und verfeinerten Nomenklatur der Spinnen. Exemplar mit dem Stempel der Genfer Spinnenforscher "Henri de Saussure" und "Roger de Lessert". Mit einem handschriftlichen Schenkungsvermerk de Saussures auf dem Vorsatz. - Papier durchgehend, zu Beginn stärker stockfleckig. Einband am oberen Kapital leicht angerissen und Ecken bestossen. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Halbldederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Charte von America.

      Augsburg Walch 1805 - Altkol. Kupferstich. Gr. ca. 51 x 60 cm. -Etw. knickf., gering fl. 1000 gr.

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        PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE...TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. AT A MOMENT WHEN THE NATIONS OF EUROPE ARE IN COMMOTION AND ARMING AGAINST EACH OTHER...[caption title and beginning of text]

      New London, 1805. Expertly backed with archival paper. Some small holes, tiny areas of loss along the folds, affecting a small amount of text; some foxing and toning; some faint contemporary ink and pencil notations on verso, with mild bleedthrough of the ink. Good plus, untrimmed, with wide margins. A very rare printing of the first State of the Union Address of President Jefferson's second term. It was printed by the Gazette Office in New London, Connecticut. Interestingly, the date at the end of the message was printed incorrectly, as "December 3, 1806," when the actual date of Jefferson's address was a year earlier. In this State of the Union Address the President relates the difficulties in settling differences with Spain, especially the Louisiana boundary issues: "Propositions for adjusting amicably the boundaries of Louisiana have not been acceded to. While, however, the right is unsettled, we have avoided changing the state of things by taking new posts or strengthening ourselves in the disputed territories, in the hope that the other power would not by a contrary conduct oblige us to meet their example and endanger conflicts of authority the issue of which may not be easily controlled. But in this hope we have now reason to lessen our confidence. Inroads have been recently made into the Territories of Orleans and the Mississippi, our citizens have been seized and their property plundered in the very parts of the former which had been actually delivered up by Spain, and this by the regular officers and soldiers of that Government. I have therefore found it necessary at length to give orders to our troops on that frontier to be in readiness to protect our citizens, and to repel by arms any similar aggressions in future." Jefferson devotes a considerable portion of this message to relating recent land purchases from Native Americans. He praises the Indians for their pursuit of agriculture, then enumerates recent land acquisitions, including: "...the lands between the Connecticut Reserve and the former Indian boundary and those on the Ohio from the same boundary to the rapids and for a considerable depth inland. The Chickasaws and Cherokees have sold us the country between and adjacent to the two districts of Tennessee, and the Creeks the residue of their lands in the fork of the Ocmulgee up to the Ulcofauhatche. The three former purchases are important, in as much as they consolidate disjoined parts of our settled country and render their intercourse secure; and the second particularly so, as, with the small point on the river which we expect is by this time ceded by the Piankeshaws, it completes our possession of the whole of both banks of the Ohio from its source to near its mouth, and the navigation of that river is thereby rendered forever safe to our citizens settled and settling on its extensive waters. The purchase from the Creeks, too, has been for some time particularly interesting to the State of Georgia." The President mentions the possibility of "new relations" and the potential for "commercial intercourse" with various Indians living on the Missouri River and "other parts beyond the Mississippi." Jefferson is expecting communications from explorers in this area, "which we have reason shortly to expect." The "explorers" are Lewis and Clark, this address coming in the midst of the Corps of Discovery's epic western expedition. Jefferson discusses a variety of other issues, foreign and domestic, in this State of the Union address. He speaks at length about recent outbreaks of "the fatal fever" which have afflicted various American cities; he calls for further fortification of seaports, and a general build-up of the armed forces, including more gunboats and "material for the construction of ships of war of 74 guns." He also suggests a prohibition of exports of firearms and ammunition, praises Congress for handling prisoner-of-war transfers from Tripoli after the recently concluded Barbary War, and recommends guidelines for the number of naval frigates to be used in peace time. He ends the speech with an accounting of Treasury finances. Two other broadside printings of this State of the Union are located in Shaw & Shoemaker's AMERICAN IMPRINTS, in Newport and Salem. This New London broadside printing of Jefferson's Message is not listed in Shaw & Shoemaker, nor is it located on OCLC or in the Library of Congress. Important, and quite possibly unique.

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        Erinnerungen von einer Reise aus Liefland nach Rom und Neapel.

      - 3 Theile in 3 Bänden. Berlin, Frölich 1805. 8°. Mit 3 gest. Titeln. 2 Bl., XIV, 392 S.; 1 Bl., 446 S., 1 Bl.; 1 Bl., 454 S., 1 Bl. Schöne Halblederbde. d. Zt. mit 2 farbigen Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Goedeke V, 283, 122. - Tresoldi II, 95. - Katalog Marbach (Auch ich in Arcadien) 229. - Titelblätter mit gelöschten Bibl.-Stempeln, Deckel etwas berieben, sonst schönes Exemplar in dekorativen Einbänden der Zeit. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia...

      1805. "A Thing Unprecedented in the History of Virginia Assemblies" [Virginia]. Robertson, David, Reporter. Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia, Convened at Richmond, on Monday the Second Day of June, 1788, For the Purpose of Deliberating on the Constitution Recommended by the Grand Federal Convention; To Which is Prefixed the Federal Constitution. Richmond: Printed at the Enquirer-Press, For Ritchie & Worsley and Augustine Davis, 1805. viii, 477 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary tree calf rubbed and scuffed, with original green gilt lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Small loss to headcap of spine, front joint starting at head, light toning to interior. Early signature of Samuel Spackman to title, to front endleaf at head of title page, interior otherwise clean. A desirable copy in its original state. $650. * Second edition. Among those debating the Federal Constitution, which appears just following the Preface, were James Madison, Patrick Henry, James Monroe, John Marshall, Benjamin Harrison, Bushrod Washington, George Wythe, George Mason, Richard Henry Lee, and many other notable Virginians of the day. Assisted by another reporter, Roberson recorded the debates, "a thing unprecedented in the history of Virginia assemblies" (Swem). The first edition was published as a three-volume set in 1788. Swem, Virginia Historical Index 7589. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2949. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 100029.

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        THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      London: F. C. and J. Rivington; J. Johnson, R. Baldwin, et. al, 1805. Steevens Edition. Steevens Edition. 10 Volumes. Imperial 8vo. Illustrated with 37 engravings after Fuseli and extra-illustrated with 1073 engravings of scenes from the plays, views, and portraits. The engravings include Adamo, Corbould, Sargent, Boydell, Westfall, Howard, Thornton, Harding and others. Bound in green pebbled morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, the spines with gilt titles, including the individual play titles in the forth panel, t.e.g., Prefaces by Johnson, Pope, and Chalmers. Jaggard. p. 510.

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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: Printed by James M. Bradford, 1805.. Two volumes. xxxiv,461; xii,95pp. Octavo. Half calf and marbled boards in antique style, leather labels. Short tear to titlepage of the second volume, neatly mendedsmall marginal tape repair to F4 in the first volume, light staining to some leaves, occasional tanning, minor contemporary ink marginalia. 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. JUMONVILLE 121, 122. McMURTRIE (NEW ORLEANS) 77, 78. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 9072, 9073. STREETER 1587 (ref).

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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.

      James M. Bradford, New Orleans 1805 - Two volumes. xxxiv,461; xii,95pp. Bound to style in half calf and marbled boards, leather labels. Short tear to titlepage of the second volume, neatly mended small marginal tape repair to F4 in the first volume, light staining to some leaves, occasional tanning, minor contemporary ink marginalia. The First American Laws In the West 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. Jumonville 121, 122; McMurtrie (New Orleans) 77, 78; Shaw & Shoemaker 9072, 9073; Streeter 1587 (ref). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \" Journal für die Chemie, Physik und Mineralogie - 9 Bände -! \"

      Im Verlage der Realschulbuchhandlung Berlin Erscheinungjahr 1805 - 1810 Format Groß 8° - 9 Bände -, Band: 720 S.+ 10 Kupfer, zumeist ausklappbar, 3 davon coloriert, - Band 2: 740 S.+ 3 ausklappbare Kupfer, - Band 3: 734 S., Titelkupfer fehlt,+ 7 (1 ausklappbar) Kupfer, - Band 4 : 696 S.+ 5 ausklappbare Kupfer, - Band 5: 745 S.+ 7 (3ausklappbar) Kupfer, - Band 6: 758 S.+ 4 (1coloriert, 2 ausklappbar) Kupfer, - Band 7: 742 S. + 6 ausklappbare Kupfer, - Band 8: 714 S. + 8 ausklappbare Kupfer und Band 9: 776 S.+ 6 ausklappbare Kupfer und 2 Lithographien, - alle Kupfer zumeist mit mehreren Figuren, umfangreiches Werk mit Berichten zu Vulkanismus, Metallorgie, Mineralogie, Säuren und vieles andere mehr, Originalhalblederbände mit Rückenschild, fehlt bei einem Band, etwas berieben und bestoßen, bei zwei Bänden am Rücken stärker, ingesamt gut erhaltene Reihe, welche später fortgesetzt wurde jedoh kaum noch illustriert war und ingesamt inhaltlicher \"schwächer\" geworden sein soll, zu den Mitarbeiteren der renommierten Zeitschrift zählten F. Buchholz, L. von Crell, M.H. Klaproth, J.B.Trommersdorff, J.J. Bernhardi, u.a.! = Ich habe diverse Bilder zum Buch zusammengestellt. Auf Anfrage ist die Zusendung als normale Zipdatei ( nicht 7zip) möglich. Diese müßte problemlos \" auszupacken \" sein! = Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mineralogie Vulkanismus Vulkan

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        REFLECTIONS ON THE CAUSE OF THE LOUISIANIANS, RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY THEIR AGENTS

      [Washington, 1805. Dbd. Upper margin of titlepage inscribed in a contemporary hand: "Hon.ble. Mr. Bradley." Some light foxing, else near fine. In a half morocco box. A brief account of Louisiana under its various occupations, calling for the swift establishment of its statehood. The pamphlet, which was presumably submitted to Congress, is dated 1804 by Sabin, but is more likely to have been printed after Dec. 31, 1804, when a memorial mentioned on page 5 was submitted, and before March 2, 1805, when the Orleans Territory government bill was passed. The present copy bears a contemporary ink ownership inscription, presumably in a clerical hand, of the "Hon.ble. Mr. Bradley." Stephen Row Bradley, U.S. Senator from Vermont from 1791 to 1795 and 1801 to 1813, was instrumental in advocating his own state's admission to the Union. This extremely rare pamphlet was evidently privately printed to lobby members of Congress to move swiftly to formulate a territorial government. It argues that the citizens were perfectly happy under the Spanish government, and that the successive changes in governments had led to laws being promulgated without publication. The pamphlet goes on to argue that the people of Louisiana can only be happy and loyal to the United States if they know they have equal rights as American citizens and can look forward to statehood and political representation.

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        VOYAGE DANS LES DEUX LOUISIANES, ET CHEZ LES NATIONS SAUVAGES DU MISSOURI, PAR LES ETATS-UNIS, L'OHIO ET LES PROVINCES QUI LE BORDENT, EN 1801, 1802, ET 1803

      Paris, 1805. Modern half cloth and marbled boards, leather label. Light wear to binding. Slight trace of foxing. Else a near fine copy. An important early piece of Western Americana, describing a fur trading expedition up the Missouri to the White River of South Dakota in 1802. Besides being a major source of information on the early fur trade, it provides much information relating to the tribes along the Missouri River at the time. The map has been described as "the earliest published map of the trans-Mississippi region which can be said to display even the faintest semblance of accuracy" (Wheat). The plate depicts the mammoth fossil skeleton on display in Philadelphia. Two French editions were issued in 1805, one in Lyon, and the present Paris edition.

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        Geschichte des Rheinthals - nebst einer topographisch-staatistischen Beschreibung dieses Landes.

      Zollikofer und Züblin,, St. Gallen, 1805 - St. Gallen, Zollikofer und Züblin, 1805. 8°. 283, (2) S. Mit 11 gef. Kupfertafeln (ohne Karte). Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken. Barth 20052. - Verfasst von Johann Ludwig AmBühl, Georg Leonhard Hartmann u. Jacob Laurenz Custer. Mit Ansichten der Burg Rheineck, des Schloss Blatten, den Ruinen von Grimmenstein, des Schloss Rosenberg, des Landgut Weinstein, des Landgut Greiffenstein, des Schloss Grünenstein u.a. - Die gef. Karte fehlt. Der fliegende Vorsatz mit Eckausschnitt. Einband berieben und bestossen. Sprache: Deutsch / German Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, BY AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU, ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF ST. LOUIS, AND SIGNED CLERICALLY BY MOSES AUSTIN, REAL ESTATE SPECULATOR AND INITIAL FOUNDER OF THE AUSTIN COLONY IN TEXAS, CONCERNING FUNDS OWED TO HIS BROTHER, STEPHEN AUSTIN]

      New Orleans & St. Louis, 1805. Folio. Old folds. Small legal certificate, mentioned in text, affixed to recto of first leaf. Old ink stain on all three pages of text, obliterating a few words, with some loss of paper due to lead corrosion. Still, in very good condition. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. A document written in New Orleans in 1801, while Louisiana was still under French control, concerning a petition made by Moses Austin to the supreme tribunal in New Orleans. The court was overseen by Nicolas Marie Vidal, lieutenant governor of the region, who served as the French government's representative overseeing the case. The petition concerns funds owed to Moses Austin's brother, Stephen, who received a bill of exchange from Pascal Detchemindy in June 1797 in Philadelphia. The funds were never repaid, although legal requests were submitted in Philadelphia, and then in the St. Genevieve district, where both Stephen Austin and Detchemindy were residents. The unresolved case was then directed to be reviewed by Vida, who decided that Detchemindy's objections to repaying Stephen Austin were unfounded, and ordered that restitution of funds be made immediately. Dated June 1, 1801, the decree by Vidal ordered that the payments be delivered in the city of New Orleans. Two additional legal statements in the document were signed in St. Louis four years later. This includes Auguste Chouteau's statement, signed as a judge in the district, in which he mentions the small stamp affixed to the bottom of the page which serves as a certificate of authenticity. The document also includes a statement signed in St. Louis on May 27, 1805, certifying [here in English translation] "that the translation done herewith for a petition presented by Mr. Austin to the supreme tribunal of New Orleans because of his lordship Don Nicolas Vidal's decree dated June 1, 1801, against Sr. Pascal Detchemindy of St. Genevieve, is as much conforms to the original that my knowledge of the Spanish language has allowed me." The Spanish translation is not included in the present document, but serves as a reminder of the various official languages and cultures present on the United States frontier at the beginning of the 19th century. Both Chouteau and Austin were active agents in the developing frontier and economy in the early history of the United States. Auguste Chouteau, born in New Orleans in 1749, was raised by his stepfather, Pierre Laclede, and his mother, Marie Therese Chouteau. He accompanied Laclede to the Illinois country in 1763 and the following year oversaw the initial stages of building and developing St. Louis. The founding occurred when the settlement was beginning to serve as the gateway to American, French, and Spanish commercial activity with Indians in the trans-Mississippi West. He became deeply involved in the fur trade there, and positive relations with the Osage allowed him to develop the business considerably; from 1794 to 1802 he held a monopoly on the Osage trade. Chouteau prospered as the village grew into a commercial hub, both under Spanish rule in the late 18th century and U.S. control beginning in 1804. Diversifying into banking and real estate as the fur trade declined, Chouteau was both a business and social leader in St. Louis. He was the first chairman of the board of trustees upon the town's incorporation in 1809. Moses Austin, with his brother, Stephen, gained control of Virginia's richest lead deposit circa 1790. Experienced miners and smelters from England were recruited to improve the operation, resulting in the founding of the American lead industry. He established Austinville at the lead mines in 1792. Looking westward to finance his enterprise further, he investigated rumored lead deposits in Spanish Upper Louisiana, and in 1798 he established the first Anglo-American settlement in Missouri. Austin continued to aggressively expand his wealth. "Using the efficient reverberatory furnace, the design of which he had learned from the English smelters, he soon controlled virtually all smelting in the region and amassed a wealth of $190,000. The second period in the history of the American lead industry is known as the Moses Austin period, and Austin's contributions characterized the lead industry until heavy machinery revolutionized mining and smelting after the Civil War" - ANB. Financial difficulties in the 1810s led Austin to develop a plan for creating an Anglo-American settlement in Spanish Texas. Although he didn't live to see this last plan to fruition, he did obtain permission to bring the colonists to the region, and his son, Stephen, was able to establish the colony in Texas. An early 19th-century document recording aspects of a legal case, under review both in New Orleans under the Spanish and in St. Louis as a part of the United States, involving two significant figures in the economic development and geographic expansion of the West.

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        JAPANESE MERCHANT SHIP WITH THE FLAGS, CRESTS, AND INSIGNIA OF THE OWNERS AND THE MERCHANT HOUSES [translation of manuscript caption title]

      [Off the coast of Japan, 1805. Small chip in upper left corner, else near fine. Mounted at upper corners onto heavier paper stock. Archival matting, and protected with Mylar sheet. A fine watercolor view of a Japanese merchant ship plying the waters off the coast of Japan. The work was done during the Krusenstern expedition, the first major Russian scientific voyage in the Pacific and the first circumnavigation of the world by a Russian ship. It was executed by the expedition's artist, Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau. The detailed work gives an excellent view of the technical aspects of Japanese vessels commonly used in the coastal trade, showing the ship's high bow, its rigging, the long rudder used to steer the vessel, and six crew members hard at work. The insignia of the ship is clearly shown on its stern. The crests or flags used by four other merchants are shown on the same paper along the right edge, just outside the border which surrounds the image of the ship. The original manuscript caption reads: "Ein Japanisches Kauffahrtsschiff aus Miako mit den Flaggen, Wappen und Inschriften der Warenbesitzer und Handels Compagnien. Hermann L. v. Loewenstern hat das Schiff mit dem Tauwerk gezeichnet. Dr. W. G. Tilesius ad nat. pinxit." The note explains that this watercolor was painted by Tilesius after a sketch by Loewenstern, fourth lieutenant on the Krusenstern expedition. In the English translation of the account of the Krusenstern voyage, Loewenstern is described as "an amiable and cultivated mind, he added a very extensive and well grounded knowledge of his profession." Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau (1769-1857) accompanied the Krusenstern expedition on the ships, Nadeshda and Newa, during the first Russian circumnavigation, from 1803 to 1806. After Russian painter Kurjlandzow left the expedition in Kamchatka in 1804, Tilesius became responsible for recording interesting observations relating to the geography and natural history of the places they visited. He contributed many detailed designs for the illustrations in the third volume of Krusenstern's account of the voyage, and also published several papers of his own research. Such original art from the Krusenstern circumnavigation is exceedingly rare.

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        SCUOLA EQUESTRE. Elementi di cavallerizza: lezioni equestri: il cavallo ammalato, catechismo... Nuova edizione corredata di molti rami con il ritratto dell’Autore, e del suo distinto Cavallo.

      Milano, presso Gio. Pietro Giegler, 1805. In-4 p. (mm. 290x197), 2 voll., p. pelle coeva, cornice dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, pp. 178; (2),361 (numeraz. continua), con gli Indici contenuti in una tavola più volte ripieg. Nell'opera anche "avvertimenti sulle razze de' cavalli; sul nutrimento ed istruzione de' poledri; sul cavallo militare; sul cavalcare e sulle corse all'inglese; e sulla equitazione convenevole alle donne." Il vol. è molto ben illustrato f.t. da: un ritratto dell'A. inc. in rame con in calce un cartiglio che riporta "Stornello pomato, razza Ghigi Romano, 1802"; 6 pregevoli tavv. (a doppia pag.), disegnate dal Cap. Lasinio e inc. in rame dai Bordiga, relative a: anatomia e proporzioni del cavallo, modo di guidarlo colle redini e colla biga, vari tipi di attrezzi, schema e illustrazione di tutte le "operazioni" (trotto, galoppo, passo, poggiata, montonata, capriola, ecc.), pianta del "Parco della Cavallerizza"; 1 tav. sul ?"Ginnasio?" e 1 con spaccati dell'occhio e del piede. "Seconda edizione" di uno dei più celebri trattati di equitazione italiani del XIX secolo. Cfr. Mennessier,I, p. 585/586 - Wells, 5027. Esempl. molto ben conservato.

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        Voyage en Chine formant le complément du voyage de Lord Macartney -

      Chez F. Buisson 1805 -, Paris - 3 volumes In-8 Tome 1: 464 pp.Tome 2: 400 pp.Tome 3: 392 pp. Reliure demi-basane marron mouchetée. Dos lisse orné de filets dorés. Intérieur bien frais. Bel ensemble, très propre. Contenant des Observations et des Descriptions faites pendant le séjour de l'Auteur dans le Palais Impérial de Yuen-Min-Yuen, et en traversant l'Empire Chinois, de Péking à Canton. Suivi de la Relation de l'Ambassade envoyée, en 1719, à Péking, par Pierre Premier, Empereur de Russie: Traduits de l'anglais, avec des notes par J. Castéra.Sans l'atlas annoncé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CAREY'S AMERICAN POCKET ATLAS; CONTAINING TWENTY MAPS...WITH A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF EACH STATE, AND OF LOUISIANA...Third Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged

      Philadelphia, 1805. Contemporary tree sheep, spine gilt, red morocco label. Very good. In a half brown morocco box. The third edition of the first American pocket atlas, significant for its new cartographic and textual information relating to the Louisiana Purchase and its map of the region published during the Lewis and Clark expedition. The guide, first published in 1796, is among the best early guides to the infant United States. This edition includes a general map of the United States, and maps of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ohio and the Northwest Territory, Maryland, Virginia, "Kentuckey" [sic], North Carolina, Tennessee (titled "Tennassee: lately the S.W. Territory"), South Carolina, Mississippi Territory and Georgia, and Louisiana. The maps were engraved by W. Barker, J.H. Seymour, A. Doolittle, and Shallus. Each map is accompanied by text, presumably written by Carey, which reviews the geography, laws, climate, navigation, commerce, and native tribes of each region. This edition includes a folding table providing information from the Federal Census of 1801 and a second table reviewing the value of exports from each state between 1791 and 1800, also found in the 1801 second edition of the atlas. The map of Ohio in this edition of the pocket atlas is among the first to depict the state following its entry into the Union, being printed from the same plate as the previous maps of the "Northwest Territory" but with changes to the plate reflecting statehood (see Smith, MAPPING OF OHIO, chapter 5, plate VI). However, the more significant additions to this 1805 edition of the pocket atlas, given prominence on the re-set titlepage for this edition, are the textual material relating to the Louisiana Purchase and the map of Louisiana not found in the previous editions. The map, engraved by Shallus, depicts the entire region west of the Mississippi River to the Pacific. The map is derivative of the 1804 Arrowsmith and Lewis map, with a similar "Soulard" mapping of the upper Missouri (see Wheat, TRANSMISSISSIPPI WEST 266 and chapter xi). The map would be the "base for maps of later vintage" (Wheat) including the map in Lester's 1809 so-called Apocrypha edition of Lewis and Clark, as well as in the 1812 Philadelphia edition of Gass' JOURNAL published by Carey. Interestingly, the latter appears to use the identical map as is here, with Wheat suggesting it to be a remainder, though more likely printed from the same plate (with the name of the engraver removed), as it was not included in Carey's 1810 or 1811 editions of Gass. This early cartographic fruit relating to the region takes on added significance considering its publication during the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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        Johann Barrow's Reisen durch die inneren Gegenden des südlichen Afrika in den Jahren 1797 und 1798. Zweiter Theil (von 2 Teilen). Mit einer Karte zum Ausfalten. (Herausgegeben von Theophil Friedrich Ehrmann). ANGEBUNDEN: Ehrmann, T.F. (Hrsg.) F. U. Michaur's Reise in das Innere der Nordamerikanischen Freistaaten, westwärts der Alleghany-Gebirge. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte Nordamerikas.

      Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, Weimar 1805 - 410 Seiten, Normalformat 20 x 12 cm, Leder-Einband der Zeit, dreiseitiger Farbschnitt, Fraktur, mit 1 mehrfach gefaltenen Kupferkarte des Kaps der guten Hoffnung. ANGEBUNDEN: Ehrmann, T.F. (Hrsg.) F. U. Michaux's Reise in das Innere der Nordamerikanischen Freistaaten, westwärts der Alleghany-Gebirg. Aus dem Französischen. Weimar, 1805. 205 Seiten. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Karte Nordamerikas. Bibliothek der neuesten und wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen zur Erweiterung der Erdkunde, hrsg. von M. C. Sprengel u. T. F. Ehrmann, 17. - Zu Johann Barrow's Reisen: 2. Teil der Reihe des berühmten geographischen Schriftstellers mit Beschreibungen der 3 Buchten an der südöstlichen Küste und der Hottentotten und "Kaffer". - Zu Michaux, Reise in das Innere der Nordamerikanischen Freistaaten.: Die Reise des Botanikers führte von Bordeaux nach Charlestown, New York, Philadelphia, Colombia, Pittsburg, Vermont, Washington, Nashville, Tennessee, Carolina u. a. Mit Beschreibungen der Irokesen und einer Bärbenjagd u.a. Es fehlen die Seiten 241 - 48 (Zusätze). Exemplar am Einband berieben, am Buchrücken oben mit einer Fehlstelle im Leder, am vorderen Gelenk etwas rissig. Einband am Buchblock aber ganz fest. Gekröntes Monogramm "A" auf dem Titel. Faltkarten gut erhalten. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reliure]. Phiala sanctorum, apoc. 5, modlitby nábozné : z swatého pisma wybrane?

      Presspurku, Létâ Páne 1805 - Fort in-8, reliure métallique ouvragée, fermoirs (reliure de l'époque). Spectaculaire reliure praguoise. Les derniers feuillets semblent manquer.

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        POTSDAM. "Gegend an der Havel bey Potsdam". Weiter Blick über Havellandschaft mit Potsdam im Mittelgrund, vorne ländliche Staffage.

      - Kupferstich von A. Zingg nach J. C. Reinhardt bei Tauchnitz, 1805, 22 x 32 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXVI, S. 521 - 523; Drescher/Kroll 680. - Der Schweizer Adrian Zingg (1734 - 1816) ist besonders durch seine sächsischen Ansichten und Landschaften berühmt geworden. Die Folge der "Havelgegenden bei Potsdam" nach Johann Christian Reinhardt erschien 1805 in Leipzig bei Tauchnitz. - Gut erhalten. Gerahmt.

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        INNO A CERERE, pubblicato come saggio di prova dell' ILIADE GRECA e con dedica a FRANCESCO MELZI D'ERRIL, PARMA, Co' tipi Bodoniani, 1805

      in folio in barbe (cm. 38 x cm. 43) elegantissima rilegatura mezza pelle con fregi in oro ed angoli; piatti marmorizzati (vedi foto sul sito www.ferraguti.it) BROOKS 956 recita : magnificamente stampato tanto la versione italiana quanto il testo greco. Due c.c. bianche, TITOLO, XI pp., OCCHIETTO, 25 pp. : secondo titolo, 34 pp., in fine due c.c. bianche. E' una raffinata edizione bodoniana ed in ottime condizioni; risulta oggi assai rara.

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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 . them when imported into these kingdoms

      Robert Scholey 1805 - 1805. 183 pages. Brown, quarter leather with gilt lettering. Re-bound with noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks. Ink marking at titles with chipping and tears along page edges and evidence of bookworm. Intermittent annotations and dog-eared corners with water mark that runs through front few pages. Contains B&W illustrations and pull-outs. Mild rubbing and scuffing along spine with slight bumping to corners. Moderate rubbing along edges and over surfaces with scuffing and ink marking along block-edge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels through some parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, and Turkey. London, Straham, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818. 4to. With 15 aquatints on 11 plates by I. Clark after the designs of the author and dated 1818. All plates are exquisitely coloured by hand. Later three quarter morocco (ROOT, London).

      Abbey, Travel 19; Atabey 859; Blackmer 1186; Tooley, Coloured plates 344; cf. DNB 40, pp. 137-140. Original and only edition of a vividly written account of a voyage through Germany, Poland, Moldavia and the Ottoman Empire, beautifully illustrated with 15 coloured aquatints. Neale subsequently visited Germany, Poland, Moldavia and the Ottoman Empire, ending up in Constantinople to take up his position as physician to the British embassy. The present book contains his autobiographical account of these travels from July 1805 to March 1806, partly through regions which had suffered, and were still suffering, the horrors and barbarism of the Napoleonic wars. Neatly re-backed with the original spine laid down. Fine copy of a handsomely illustrated account.

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        Le Départemens De La France Au Nord O Du Belge - Venise 1805.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Società Calcografia in Venedig, dat. 1805, 48,5 x 65 Bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar! - Diese sehr seltene Karte gehört zu einem nie beendetem Projekt der "Società Calcografia", ein Zusammenschluß der beiden venezianischen Verleger des 18. Jahrhundert Antonio Zatta und Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. - Weitere Karten die uns aus dem Projekt bekannt sind tragen auch den Namen "à Venise Chez la Societe Chalcographique". - Das Projekt ist nie beendet worden und die Karten in keiner uns bekannten Bibliographie aufgeführt. - Die Karte zeigt Belgien und Luxembourg ("Département Des Forets") zwischen Zeeland, Laon, Saarlouis und Emmerich. - Unten links altkolorierte Kartusche. - Oben links Meilenzeiger. - Extrem seltener Einblattdruck! This very rare map belongs to a never finished project for the atlas of the so called Società Calcografia, a simple commercial trade realized by the two main Venetian publishers of the XVIII century, Antonio Zatta and Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. The term Società Calcografica has been deduced from the map of the world, which is part of the collection and bears in the lower cartouche the French writing "à Venise Chez la Societè Chalcographique". As already stated, the project was never finished for no atlas containing these maps has ever been listed in any bibliography. Very likely, then, the maps have been sold individually, or maybe as part of smaller, custom collections. The maps of the collection derive from Paolo and Francesco Santini’s plates, used by Remondini in his 1782/4 "Atlas Universelle" and from the plates of Antonio Zatta’s "Nuovo Atlante" published in 1796. Santini’s maps have been beautifully enriched, using the system of small, masked plates which can be perceived through the platemarks on the paper, with great cartouches according to the classical style of Zatta and have been probably engraved by the members of his staff, Pasquali, Zuliani and Pitteri. The cartouches bear very often historical descriptions and maybe the maps have been realized to depict the great geographic changes of the peninsula during the Napoleonic period. In our opinion, the two publishers worked together to the realization of the project until Antonio Zatta died (1804), and the complete atlas was never finished because Giuseppe Antonio Remondini also died in 1811. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht vom Schwarzen Meer gesehen; im Vgr. Segelschiffe ('Stadt u. Vestg. Caffa').

      - Kupferstich b. Gottfried Müller in Zittau, 1805, 17 x 25,5 (Sehr selten!) (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        CHINESE WAR JUNK OR COMMANDER'S VESSEL IN FRONT OF THE DANISH SETTLEMENT, DRAWN AFTER NATURE IN THE CANTON RIVER [translation of manuscript caption title]

      [China, 1805. Small chip (less than one inch) in upper right corner, else near fine. Mounted at upper corners onto heavier paper stock. Archival matting, and protected with Mylar sheet. An extremely important and visually appealing watercolor depicting trading practices on the Canton River in China, early 19th century. The work was done during the Krusenstern expedition, Russia's first major scientific voyage in the Pacific and first circumnavigation of the world by a Russian ship. It was executed by the ship's artist, Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau. The view is from the perspective of a boat on the river and shows several Danish trading houses set up on the riverside. The buildings are made of wood and thatch, and several barrels and logs are also present. The factories fly flags of a white cross on a red background. Several men are shown on the riverbank, a tower is seen in the middle distance, and mountains are shown across the background. A large Chinese ship, identified in the manuscript caption as a "war junk," dominates the scene on the river, and six smaller vessels are also shown. The present image by Tilesius provides a rare and vivid record of these fleeting trade seasons, providing important details of the Danish post. The original manuscript caption is attached to the verso of the watercolor and reads: "Eine Chinesische Krieges Junke oder Kommandeurs Schiff vor dem Daenischen Bankshall. Dr. Tilesius v. T. ad nat. pinxit in flumine Sinico Taiho Cantonensi." In the early 19th century foreign merchants were allowed to trade in Canton for a short four-month season only. After that the warehouses and living quarters of the company were required to be torn down, only to rebuilt the following year at the company's expense. Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau (1769-1857) accompanied the Krusenstern expedition on the ships, Nadeshda and Newa, during the first Russian circumnavigation, from 1803 to 1806. After the Russian painter, Kurjlandzow, left the expedition in Kamchatka in 1804, Tilesius became responsible for recording interesting observations relating to the geography and natural history of the places they visited. He contributed many detailed designs for the illustrations in the third volume of Krusenstern's account of the voyage, and also published several papers of his own research. The largest part of his archive was presented to Leipzig University after his death, but the present work remained in the family of his son, Adolph Tilesius. Such original art from the Krusenstern circumnavigation is exceedingly rare.

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        MANUSCRIPT FIELD BOOK OF THE SUSQUEHANNAH & BATH TURNPIKE ROAD COUNTY OF STUBEN [STEUBEN]

      1805. 8vo. self wraps, 6 leaves. A survey beginning at an oak tree on the line of Tioga County. This is for mile 82 going west to mile 104 and to a post in Morris Street in Bath. The ink records on 6 pages show Bearings, Distance and Remarks. Most of the remarks are from trees. This is certified by Moses Van Campen and T. N. Miller, Commissioners on August 30th. 1805. .

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        Reflections on the Causes of Unhappy Marriages, and on Various.

      1805 - George Cruikshank's Copy of a Rare Treatise on the Law of Marriage and Divorce [Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)]. Lewis, Randle. Reflections on the Causes of Unhappy Marriages, and on Various Subjects Therewith Connected. An Epitome of the Law of Marriage and Divorce. With Judicial Decisions Touching Separation, Alimony, the Debts and Separate Property of the Wife. To Which is Added, a Brief Account of the Civil Law and Spiritual Courts, with a New Plan for Settling Separate Maintenance Without Ecclesiastical Process. London: W. Clarke. 1805. [ii], vi, 160 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Light rubbing to extremities, some light fading to spine (that is not really obvious). Some toning to text, light foxing in a few places, some soiling to title page, which has Cruikshank's signature at its head, internally clean. A lovely copy of a rare title with an interesting association. * Only edition. Written by a conveyancer of the Middle Temple, this is a little-known but well-argued treatise on marriage from a legal and social perspective. "The following sheets", Lewis writes, "will doubtless present themselves to the reader as a novelty: the subjects are various, but they are mostly connected; part of them have not hitherto been treated on, and none in the same way. The author having designed this little book for the perusal and information of the middle class of society, he has endeavoured to compose it in a plain, familiar, and concise manner; and introduced some passages, for the use and assistance of such as may be uninformed what books to consult, or may not have leisure or means to read voluminous, or expensive works" (iii). The chapter headings give some idea of this book: "The Causes of Unhappy Marriages," "On Love and Marriage," "On Modesty- Chastity-Continence-And Adultery," "On Separations-The Usual Methods Adopted-Advertisements-The Wife's Debts-Credit by Tradesmen-With advice Thereon," and nine other chapters on the law of divorce, property, the wife's rights, the jurisdiction of the courts, legal alimony and maintenance and other matters, including, surprisingly, the position of paupers. This copy belonged to the great caricaturist and book illustrator Cruikshank. It reflects his large body of satirical [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN. - Oberföhring. "Aussicht des Chfl: Schulhaus zu S.: Emmeram bey Oberföhring nächst München". Hübsche Ansicht der Schule, links im Hintergrund die Silhouette von München.

      - Kol. Kupferstich, (1805), 21 x 29,5 cm. Slg. Proebst 869 (anderer Bildtitel); Abb. in "München im Wandel der Jahrhunderte" S. 129. - Sehr seltene Ansicht der Klause von St. Emmeram bei Oberföhring (mit einer von Einsiedlern geleiteten Schule). Links am Bildrand die Bogenhausener St. Georgskirche, rechts oben in den Wolken der heilige Emmeram. - In den Rändern minimal fleckig.

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        Rede Alexanders I. Kaisers aller Reussen bey seiner Zurückkunft aus Deutschland, gehalten im geheimen Staatsrath den 22. Dezember 1805". Contemporary manuscript.

      N. p., c. 1805. - Folio. 3½ SS. on double leaf. Regarding the relationship between Germany and Austria as well as the Russian situation.

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