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        MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE GEORGE MORLAND WITH CRITICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE OBSERVATIONS OF THE WHOLE OF HIS WORKS

      James Cundee, London 1806 - First edition, engraved portrait, additional vignette title and plates, EXTRA ILLUSTRATED WITH ABOUT 40 ADDITIONAL ENGRAVINGS, and one or two mezzo tints, some folding or double page, , many trimmed, some tipped into mounts, some foxing and staining, later half brown morocco. gilt decorated spine, marbled endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres de Clemence et d'Hippolite. Par l'auteur des Orphelines de flower-garden, d'Alfred et d'Emma. Drei Bände (so komplett) [Text Französisch].

      Brunswick (Braunschweig): chez Alexandre Pluchart 1806.. Zusammen ca. 480 Seiten. Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild. (gering berieben und bestossen, leichter Abrieb des Bezugs auf den Rücken, innen anfangs handschriftliche Bibliotheks-Signaturen, insgesamt frisch und schön) Erste Ausgabe, anonym erschienen. Die Schweizer Autorin, deren populärstes Werk, ein Kinderbuch, dies hier ist, starb 1825 in Lausanne. Ihr Mann war ein Cousin des französischen Schriftstellers Benjamin Constant. - Barbier II, Sp. 1248 (schreibt den Verlag etwas irrig "Pluchard").

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck]
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        Geschichte der Bekleidung, Bewaffnung und Ausrüstung des Königlich Preußischen Heeres,

      . 1. Teil: Die Infanterie-Regimenter im Jahre 1806, Weimar, Putze & Hölzer, 1902, Halbledereinband, (NEU GEBUNDEN), Großformat, 275 Seiten, mit farbigen Tafeln, Buchblock mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, 2. Teil:Die Kürassier- und Dragoner-Regimenter seit Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts bis zur Reorganisation der Armee 1808, wie vor, 1906, Halbledereinband der Zeit, 501 Seiten, farbige Tafeln, Einband berieben, 3. Teil: Die leichte Infanterie oder Die Füsilier-Bataillone 1787 - 1809 und Die Jäger 1744 - 1809, wie vor, 1912, 186 Seiten, farbige Tafeln, Einband berieben, Zustand 3 (T2244).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        Bibliofilo, erudito e politico britannico, fu membro del Parlamento e Segretario di Stato del Regno Unito (1806 - '07). Grande collezionista, costituà una pregevolissima biblioteca, costituita da oltre quarantamila volumi (tra i quali diversi preziosi manoscritti, incunaboli e cinquecentine) che fu messa in vendita nel 1892 e acquistata da Mrs. Enriqueta Augustina Rylands per la John Rylands Library di Manchester. lettere autografe firmate. A. 28 Agosto 1814. In questa interessante missiva Lord Spencer scrive al fido bibliotecario Tommaso De Ocheda circa l'opportunità di partecipare alla vendita della rinomata biblioteca del Duca di Cassano, a Napoli. "La Nouvelle que vous me donnez dans votre dernière lettre de la prochaine vente de la Bibliothèque du Duc de Cassano est bien interessante pour moi, comme vous savez que cette Bibliothèque contient non seulement l'Edition d'Horace par Arnaldus de Bruxella 1474 si longtemps desirée mais ainsi quelques autres articles fort rares (...)maismalheuresement je ne connais pas demoyens pur lequel nous pourrions avoir accès à cette vente; je vous prierai donc, si vous aviez quelque autre occasion de voir Mons. (...) de lui demander quelque renseignement sur ce sujet, et d'apprendre si peut - etre il connait quelqu'un à Naples...". Una pagina in - 4, indirizzo autografo, annullo postale e traccia di sigillo in ceralacca nera alla quarta (foro in corrispondenza del sigillo non lede il testo). Lord Spencer riuscà effettivamente ad acquistare la biblioteca del Duca di Cassano Serra, arricchendo la propria collezione londinese di numerosi tesori librari. B. Londra, 29 settembre 1818. Risponde alla moglie del De Ocheda - Giuseppa - preoccupata perché non ha notizie del marito da alcune settimane. "Mon ancien et respectable ami Don Tomaso de Ocheda est parti d'ici il y a plus d'une semaine pour le Continent, et n'ayant pas laissé aucun addresse, il ne me sera pas possible (...) à votre demande en vous faisant connaitre où il est fixé...". Una pagina in - 4, indirizzo autografo, annullo postale e traccia di sigillo in ceralacca nera alla quarta (foro in corrispondenza del sig. non lede il testo).

      

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Lim Antiqua s.a.s.]
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        The Wonders of the Little World: Or, a General History of Man. In two volumes

      London - W.J. and J. Richardson et al, 1806. London - W.J. and J. Richardson et al, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An intriguing Georgianworkon themental and physical capabilities of the human body. A 'New Edition, with the Addition of much New and Curious Matter'. 'Displaying the various faculties, capacities, powers and defects of the human body and mind, in many thousand most interesting relations of persons remarkable for bodily perfections or defects; collected from the writings of the most approved historians, philosophers, and physicians, of all ages and countries. Forming a complete system of the mental and corporeal powers and defects of human nature; and intended to increase knowledge, to promote virtue, to discourage vice, and to furnish topics for innocent and ingenious conversation'. Featuring a number of plates, including portrait frontispieces of characters mentioned in the work. Complete in two volumes. A relevant newspaper clipping has been inserted. Condition: In full marbled calf bindings. Externally, slightly rubbed, with slight loss. Front board of Volume I held by cords only. Remaining joints starting. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright and generally clean, with occasional light foxing prominent to first and last few pages and margins of plates. Offsetting to p85 of Volume I from newspaper clipping. Ink signatures of Nathan Chinchen to titlepages. Overall: GOOD..

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        Theoretisch-praktische Anweisung, Landschaften nach Kupferstichen, Gemälden, und der Natur zu zeichnen und zu colorieren. 2. verbesserte Auflage

      Hannover, Hahn 1806. Hannover, Hahn 1806. 24 cm. 6, 54 Seiten mit 19 Kupfertafeln und 2 Textkupfern. kartoniert der Zeit mit marmoriertem Deckelbezug - Thieme / Becker X, 305 (vgl.) - Nagler, Lex. IV, 257 - Wohl das einzige literarische Werk des Göttinger Landschaftsmalers, der sich um 1811 in Rom aufhielt. Der Vorrede schließt sich eine Empfehlung von Friedrich Ferdinand Bouterweck an. Die Tafeln zeigen unter anderem: Perspektivisches Zeichnen, Bäume mit Details, Gebäude, Landschaften. Rücken erneuert, Titel leicht stockfleckig -

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        Fables de Phèdre, affranchi d'Auguste, traduites en français, avec le texte à côté, et ornées de gravures

      Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Aîné 1806 Deux volumes petit in - 12 (141 x 89 mm), maroquin vert à grain long, dos lisse finement orné, dentelle et filets entourant les plats, roulette sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure signée Simier). Orné d'un frontispice et 107 gravures. Texte latin en regard du français. Signature sur les pages de garde. Bel exemplaire (malgré quelques défauts d'usage et frottements, coins émoussés, nombreuses rousseurs). / / Two small 12 volumes (141 x 89 mm), green long - grained morocco, smooth spine nicely tooled, dentelle and fillet border on covers, roll on turns - in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (binding signed Simier). Illustrated with a frontispiece and 107 engravings. Latin text in front of French. Signature on end - papers. Nice copy (despite some defects of use and rubbings, corners used, numerous spots).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Beauties of Sturm's Reflections; in Lessons on the Works of God and of his Providence. Rendered familier to the capacities of youth by Eliza Andrews

      London - Darton and Harvey et al, 1806. London - Darton and Harvey et al, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of the Eliza Andrews rendering of thereverential religious writings of this eighteenth-century German preacher. Fourth edition. With a frontispiece. Christoph Christian Sturm (17401786) was a german preacher and author, best known for his Reflections on the Works of God in Nature. Condition: In a full mottled calf binding. Externally very good, just a trifle rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with some spotting to the endpapers, some yellow staining to the textblock edges. Off-setting to the title from the frontis. Slight loss to the margin of the frontis. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Lexikon deutscher Dichter und Prosaisten. - [6 Bände]. -

      Leipzig: Weidmann 1806-1811,. 6 Bände, goldgeprägte HLdrbde. der Zeit, marmorierter Schnitt (Sprenkelmarmor), 21 cm. Vollständig. Bände 1 bis 5: A-Z. Band 6: Supplemente. - Minimal berieben und bestoßen, erste und letzte Seiten etwas fleckig. Sonst und insgesamt sehr gute, gepflegte Exemplare..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Della Giurisprudenza Marittima-Commerciale Antica e Moderna

      , 1806 1806. Interesting Napoleonic-Era Treatise on Maritime and Commercial Law Piantanida, Luigi. Della Giurisprudenza Marittima-Commerciale Antica e Moderna. Milan: Dalla Stamperia e Fonderia di Gio. Giuseppe Destefanis (Volume I); Dalla Stamperia e Fonderia di Giuseppe e Paolo Fratelli Veladini (Volumes II-IV), 1806-1808. Four volumes. Does not have the portrait frontispiece of author issued with some copies of this title. Complete set. Folio (11-1/4" x 8-1/2"). Three-quarter vellum over patterned paper boards, lettering pieces to spines. Light rubbing to extremities, a few minor stains to boards, corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Copperplate vignettes to dedication leaves of each volume. Light toning to text, occasional faint dampstaining to margins of Volume II, internally clean. * Only edition. Dedicated to Napoleon, this ambitious treatise uses a history of maritime and commercial law as the basis for a set of general principles. It is also useful for its overview of these subjects during the early phase of the Napoleonic era. His dedication indicates a keen desire for a commission to produce a commercial code for the Kingdom of Italy, the north-Italian puppet state established by Napoleon. OCLC locates 14 copies worldwide, 6 in North America, 5 in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 20:268.

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        Supplementary Pages To The Life Of CowperContaining The Additions Made To That Work

      London - J. Johnson, 1806. London - J. Johnson, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce autobiographical account with correspondence from Russel Cowper. Featuring an engraved frontispiece byMargaret Meen, and engraved by Caroline Watson. Hayley's Life of Cowper was published in three quarto volumes from 1803 to 1804. As Hayley worked in revisions and additions for a new edition in smaller format in 1806, he published the work containing the revisions and the new material. This 1806 Supplement preceded the revised 1806 editionjust after amonth. Chichester printing by J. Seagrave. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards and gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, a trifle rubbed with worn extremities and water marks to the front board. Front joint is cracked, with both hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound and bright, but with scattered marginal tide marks, spotting and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Oeconomy of Human Life Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written By an Ancient Bramin

      London: W. Gardiner, 1806. London: W. Gardiner, 1806. x, 116pp. Contemporary full straight-grain morocco by Hering, raised double bands, spine in five panels, title lettered direct to second panel, place and date to fourth, remaining panels with gilt flower and volute decoration, covers with gilt frame encompassing a blind knot work border, central panel with volute corners joined by single fillet with small volute corner pieces in blind, gilt roll to corner edges, gilt triple fillet to inner edges, all edges gilt. Spine slightly faded, corners lightly bumped, slightly rubbed to extremities, some light discolouring of leather to covers, lower cover with scratch. Previous owner's inscription to ffep, some light off-setting from plates, but generally clean. Engraved illustrations by Gardiner after Harding, Herings label to reverse of front endpaper. Seemingly a large paper copy with proof plates (as per note to ffep). Lowndes 657. First Thus. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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        Moore's Fables For the Female Sex

      London - Scatchard and Letterman, Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme and H. D. Symonds, 1806. London - Scatchard and Letterman, Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme and H. D. Symonds, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Edward Moore's fables, illustrated with a number of fine engravings. Edward Moore (22 March 1712 1 March 1757), English dramatist and miscellaneous writer, the son of a dissenting minister, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire. With an engraved frontispiece, title page and a number of further illustrations. One page of publisher's catalogue to rear. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, sound with slight cracking to front joint. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with slight spotting, mainly to first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        A Political Index

      London - Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1806. London - Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 'Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland: or, a complete Register of the Hereditary Honours, Public Offices, and Persons in Office, from the earliest periods to the present time' by Robert Beatson. Written by Robert Beatson, (1742 - 1818), was a Scottish compiler and miscellaneous writer. Contains an index of the different degrees of nobility and the order of precedency. Complete in three volumes. Third Edition. Condition: In paper bindings. Externally, worn with the backstrips coming away from the spine. The boards to volume one and the front volume of three. Internally, held by cords only. Bright and generally clean with some light scattered spotting. Overall Condition: FAIR..

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        München

      . Plan der Haupt und Residenzstadt München. Kupferstich in 6 Segmenten auf Lwd. von J. Carl Schleich. Aufgenommen v. Jos. Gonsoni, gezeichnet von F. Green. Auf allerhöchsten Befehl herausgegeben von der Königlich baierischen Direcztion des topographischen Bureau. 1806, 67,5 x 89 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Pfister II, 29 - Lentner 1076 - Meillinger I, 1660.- Dekorativer Grundrissplan

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Johannes Müller]
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        Die Antike als Zitat

      . Bleistift auf Papier, 23,0 x 31,3 cm. Wie viele seiner Zeitgenossen war Wallis ein glühender Verehrer der klassisch-idealen Landschaften Gaspard Dughets. Besonders englische Reisende während der Grand Tour verspürten die Anziehungskraft der idealen Italienvision des Künstlers. Der Wunsch, einen Teil davon mit in die Heimat zu nehmen, führte zu einem sprunghaft ansteigenden Bedarf an solchen klassischen Landschaftsbildern, in denen Natur und vermeintlich antike Architektur eine heroische Symbiose eingehen. Wallis bekam seinen Zugang zu Dughet, aber auch Poussin und Lorrain, wohl maßgeblich durch Jakob Philipp Hackert vermittelt, der selbst nicht müde wurde, seine eigenen Gemälde mit Anleihen aus jener klassischen Landschaftsschule des 17. Jahrhunderts zu bestücken. Hierin folgten ihm Johann Christian Reinhart ebenso wie Joseph Anton Koch und viele weitere Künstler, die nicht zuletzt der vorherrschenden Mode Rechnung trugen, was auch Wallis zu großem Ansehen, besonders in seinem Heimatland, verhelfen sollte. Die vorliegende Zeichnung von Wallis reiht sich in diese Rezeption ein und dürfte daher auch während seiner Zeit in Italien entstanden sein, die erst nach achtzehn Jahren mit seiner Rückreise nach England 1806 endete. Bemerkenswert ist hierbei, dass Wallis nicht etwa eine ideale Landschaft zum Motiv wählt, sondern ein Detail einer solchen Landschaft in das Zentrum der Komposition rückt. Was sonst nur als Architekturstaffage den Hintergrund der großen Landschaftskompositionen belebt, erhält hier einen eigenständigen Charakter. Noch dazu wird das Aufeinandertreffen von Mensch und Natur in die Architektur selbst verlagert. Die Figuren finden in dem Arkadengang einen Schutzraum, von dem aus die Natur selbst wie ein Schauspiel betrachtet werden kann. Dadurch löst sie als Bühne jene Natur ab, in der sich der Mensch in den klassischen Landschaftsbildern sonst zu behaupten hatte. Das Gewichtverhältnis verschiebt sich und der Mensch wird vom Protagonisten zum selbstbewussten Zuschauer, der die Natur domestiziert hat. Was sonst also nur als fernes Zitat einer imaginierten Antike in den Bildern als idealisierte Verankerung in einer verlorenen Vergangenheit auftauchte, das belebt Wallis zwar als Typus nicht neu, transportiert es aber in eine gegenwärtige Realität. Denn es fehlt nicht viel und man kann das verschachtelte Gebäude auch als Landhaus erkennen, wie es in Italien um 1800 durchaus anzutreffen war. Dabei trägt auch sein Zeichenstil zu dieser belebenden Annäherung bei. Durch die charakteristische Struktur der Schraffierung und durch die breiten, teils wiederholten Umrisslinien erreicht er in der Monochromie eine gewisse Farbigkeit der verschiedenen Grautöne, was zur Belebung der Architektur beiträgt.

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        A History of Ireland, from the earliest account to the accomplishment of the Union with Great Britain in 1801

      Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London 1806 - 2 vols. 8vo. Pp (xx), 501; (xii), 561, 5. Full calf, raised bands, gilt by Lycett with his ticket in both vols. Scattered internal soiling/foxing but an exceptionally handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters Addressed to the Daughter of a Nobleman, on the Formation of Religious and Moral Principle

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806 London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806 Second edition, published the same year as the first, and from the same sheets. Contemporary tree calf, gilt spines with black morocco labels. Two volumes, twelvemo. Joints and corners lightly rubbed, a few leaves lightly toned, contemporary armorial bookplate of a Dr. John Lind in each volume (foxed). A very good, attractive copy. Elizabeth Hamilton (1758-1816) was "one of the earliest British pioneers of the theories of Pestalozzi" (Stewart & McCann, p. 14), and was much admired by Maria Edgeworth. Following the success of her Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education (1801-2), she wrote this series of letters, addressed to her own former pupil, the daughter of an aristocratic family in Essex. Hamilton never attempted to challenge the traditional domestic role of women. Her novel, Memoirs of Modern Philosophers (1800), attacks Godwin's Political Justice and Wollstonecraft's Rights of Women. She also wrote social criticism, somewhat in the style of Goldsmith's Citizen of the World, and books on Scottish manners and customs, which earned the praise of Sir Walter Scott.

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        Der Rheinische Bund (62 von 69 Heften in 22 Bänden).

      Frankfurt, Mohr und Wenner, sowie Aschaffenburg, Dessauer, 1806/12.. Eine Zeitschrift historisch-politisch-statistisch-geographischen Inhalts, Herausgegeben von P.A. Winkopp. Mit einigen gefalteten Tabellen, Halblederbände der Zeit, 19 x12,5 cm,. Einbände teils leicht berieben, jeweils mit Stempel auf den Titelblättern, Vorsätze etwas leimschattig, sonst sauber und frisch. Ohne die Hefte 27 (Register der Hefte 1 bis 24), 28, 37. 41, 48, 65, 66.

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        HUDIBRAS

      The Whole Works of William Hogarth. London., 1806.. The Whole Works of William Hogarth. London., 1806.. [TWELVE Excellent and most Diverting PRINTS; Taken from the Celebrated POEM of HUDIBRAS. Wrote by Mr. SAMUEL BUTLER. Exposing the Villany and Hypocricy of those TIMES. Invented and Engraved on Twelve COPPER PLATES, by William Hogarth.] Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Very good condition, generally. Sheets 3 & 4, containing plates 5 to 8, are trimmed along the lower edge, shaving the lowest line of the text. Sheets3, 4 and 6 are lightly damp-stained. Size: 36 x 54 cm. (14 x 21½ inches). Hogarth's 12 prints illustrating Samuel Butler's poem Hudibras, were among his favourite works. Although a little more obscure than some of his works, they represent an important stage in his development; Butler's comic narrative was the perfect subject for Hogarth to develop his gift for social satire. Twelve prints are on seven sheets - two prints on each sheet, except for plates eleven and twelve which each have their own sheet.

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        Letters Addressed to the Daughter of a Nobleman, on the Formation of Religious and Moral Principle

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806 Second edition, published the same year as the first, and from the same sheets. Contemporary tree calf, gilt spines with black morocco labels. Two volumes, twelvemo. Joints and corners lightly rubbed, a few leaves lightly toned, contemporary armorial bookplate of a Dr. John Lind in each volume (foxed). A very good, attractive copy. Elizabeth Hamilton (1758-1816) was "one of the earliest British pioneers of the theories of Pestalozzi" (Stewart & McCann, p. 14), and was much admired by Maria Edgeworth. Following the success of her Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education (1801-2), she wrote this series of letters, addressed to her own former pupil, the daughter of an aristocratic family in Essex. Hamilton never attempted to challenge the traditional domestic role of women. Her novel, Memoirs of Modern Philosophers (1800), attacks Godwin's Political Justice and Wollstonecraft's Rights of Women. She also wrote social criticism, somewhat in the style of Goldsmith's Citizen of the World, and books on Scottish manners and customs, which earned the praise of Sir Walter Scott.

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        The Shipwreck:

      London - William Miller, 1806. London - William Miller, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An epic poem telling the final voyage of the merchant ship Britannia and her crew, along with a brief biography of the author. William Falconer (bap. 1732, d. 1770), poet and lexicographer, was baptized in Edinburgh on 11 February 1732, which was possibly also the day of his birth. Evidence for Falconer's seafaring life is to be adduced from his long poem The Shipwreck, which he claims to be autobiographical. If so, by 1749 he had completed his apprenticeship and had joined a British merchant ship in the Levant trade at Alexandria as second mate. The ship, homeward bound via Venice, was driven off course by a furious gale and was wrecked at Sunium in Greece. Falconer was one of three survivors. In 1751 he was in Edinburgh for his first publication, an ode on the death of Frederick, prince of Wales. His life for the next decade is obscure. He was almost certainly at sea in merchant ships, and there is evidence from The Shipwreck that he also served in the Royal Navy and may have been in Hawke's fleet at Quiberon Bay (November 1759). A surviving logbook records that in 1760 he was serving as mate on the Vestal frigate in the north Atlantic trade. DNBWith three engraved plates and five vignette engravings. Condition: In a decorative long-grain calf binding. Externally sound, with some wear to the extremities and the spine (particularly the head). Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Darstellung des Knochenbaues von dem menschlichen Körper mit der Angabe der Verhältniße desselben.

      Wien, Gassler, 1806.. 8 nnum. Bll. Mit 10 ganzseitigen Kupfertafeln (J. Merz del.). Folio. Hldr.bd.d.Zt.. Thieme-B. XII, 37. - Poch-Kalous 98. - Erstausgabe. - Martin Fischer war k.k. Rath und Professor der Anatomie und Bildhauerkunst an der k.k. Akademie der bildenden Künste zu Wien. - Durchgehend etwas stock- und fingerfleckig, etwas locker im Bund, Rücken, Ecken und Kanten stärker berieben und bestoßen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Andreas Moser e.U.]
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        Fables de Phèdre, affranchi d'Auguste, traduites en français, avec le texte à côté, et ornées de gravures

      Imprimerie de P. Didot l'Aîné, Paris 1806 - Deux volumes petit in-12 (141 x 89 mm), maroquin vert à grain long, dos lisse finement orné, dentelle et filets entourant les plats, roulette sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure signée Simier). Orné d'un frontispice et 107 gravures. Texte latin en regard du français. Signature sur les pages de garde. Bel exemplaire (malgré quelques défauts d'usage et frottements, coins émoussés, nombreuses rousseurs). // Two small 12 volumes (141 x 89 mm), green long-grained morocco, smooth spine nicely tooled, dentelle and fillet border on covers, roll on turns-in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (binding signed Simier). Illustrated with a frontispiece and 107 engravings. Latin text in front of French. Signature on end-papers. Nice copy (despite some defects of use and rubbings, corners used, numerous spots).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature

      S.F. BRADFORD; FAIRMAN AND CO, PHILADELPHIA 1806 - First American edition, Plates. VI.Oblong folio, 2 p.1., 61 engr. maps by Young & Delleker. Cont. half calf, marbled sides. Binding broken, some maps browned and waterstained. Strangely bound with some maps inverted. Another copy of I.D.#08629.

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        LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNEE

      - DROUET Juliette (1806-1883). Actrice française, maitresse de Victor Hugo Lettre autographe signée « Juliette » à Victor HUGO. Bruxelles, mercredi matin 7h, 14 juillet 1852; 4 pages in-8. Quelques trous, corrosion résultant de l?encre et infimes déchirures. Belle lettre d?amour de Juliette Drouet à son « doux bien aimé » exilés à Bruxelles suite au coup d?état de Napoléon III : « Bonjour, mon pauvre doux bien aimé, bonjour avec tout mon c?ur et toute mon âme, bonjour. J?ai beau vouloir prendre le dessus sur ce triste évènement d?hier je n?en viens pas à bout car, outre la perte matérielle qui est immense pour nous, surtout dans ce moment ci, il y a la perte morale, la confiance, l?estime que rien ne peut remplacer. Je ne sais pas ce que je ne donnerais pas pour que cette chose si louche si dérisoire à l?honneur de la probité de cette malheureuse famille. Aussi j?attends demain avec une impatience que rien ne peut exprimer mais au fond sans grand espoir de voir réaliser la seule chance que nous ayons c'est-à-dire un retard dans le suivi de la poste. Pardon, mon pauvre bien aimé, de t?entretenir encore de cette chose triste à tous les points de vue mais il m?est impossible de penser à autre chose. La douleur, la résignation et ton courage sont autant de regrets qui m?entrent dans le c?ur et le font saigner. Pauvre, pauvre grand adoré, c?est presque un remord pour moi de penser que ce surcroit d?embarra t?arrive à mon occasion aussi mon chagrin se ressent de cette fausse position et s?en accroit d?autant. Pardon encore une fois mon généreux et ineffable bien aimé, pardon de ma douloureuse susceptibilité, pardon de t?aimer trop. Je te souris, je ne pleure plus. Je t?aime et je me résigne à mon tour à ma mauvaise chance. Cher adoré est-ce que tu as pu dormir cette nuit, malgré la chaleur et tout ce que tu avais bu de bière et d?eau ? Quant à moi je n?ai pas fermé l??il et j?ai passé mon temps de minuit à 6h du matin à changer de chemise. Aussi ce matin je suis un peu fatiguée mais cela se dissipe dans la journée. D?ici là je vais finir de copier ce que tu m?as donné et puis je t?attendrai et puis je serai bien heureuse malgré tout si tu viens de bonne heure. Juliette » Juliette Drouet et Victor Hugo se réfugient à Bruxelles suite au coup d?état du 2 décembre 1851, Adèle est restée à Paris. Ils y restent jusqu?au 1er août 1852, la position politique de Victor Hugo et son action incommodent les autorités belges qui lui signifie l?inconfort de la situation vis-à-vis de la France. Pendant ces 2 années à Bruxelles, Juliette Drouet s?atèle avec constance et rigueur à recopier le manuscrit de « Napoléon le Petit » ; Victor Hugo, pour la remercier de sont travail, lui offre sa bouteille d?encre avec cette dédicace « De cette bouteille sortit Napoléon le Petit ».

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        The Rambler. In three volumes

      London - J. Johnson et al, 1806. London - J. Johnson et al, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A set of Johnson's mid eighteenth century biweekly periodical, containing articles on morality, literature, society, politics, and religion, in elevated prose. The fifteenth edition. Containing Numbers 1 (20th March 1750) to 208 (14th March1752). Featuring frontispieces to each volume. Each volume has the armorial bookplate of William Phillips to the front pastedown. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In full marbled calf bindings. Externally, worn, with slight loss to top and tail of spines of Volumes II and III. Front board of Volume I, and boards ofVolume III, held by cords. Front joint of Volume II cracked, with rear joints of Volumes I and II starting. Internally, generally firmly bound, withintermittent spottingprominent to first and last few pages. Some marginal tidemarks to Volume I. Overall: FAIR with agoodinterior..

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        Works of Sir Walter Scott

      13 - Edinburgh - Various Publishers (see Details), 1806. 13 - Edinburgh - Various Publishers (see Details), 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. )8. 5 by 5. 5; (clxvi) 282pp. ; 434pp. ; 465pp. ; (cxxii) 385pp. ; 349pp. , 180pp. ; 377pp. , (cxxviii); 413pp..

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        The Secret History of the Court and Cabinet of St Cloud

      ONT>By Lewis Stewarton (Attributed to Goldsmith), 1806. ONT>By Lewis Stewarton (Attributed to Goldsmith), 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of fictional correspondences which supposedly revealed the corruption of Napoleon's court in Saint-Cloud. Originally published following Napoleon's 'coronation' as Emperor of the French Republic. A park in Saint-Cloud contains the ruins of the Chateau de Saint-Cloud, built in 1572 and destroyed by fire in 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War. The chateau was the residence of several French rulers and served as the main country residence of the cadet Orleans line prior to the French Revolution. The palace was also the site of the coup d'tat led by Napoleon Bonaparte that overthrew the French Directory in 1799. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebound in green cloth bindings. Externally smart, with just some fading to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge is slightly strained. Ink signature to title page of volume II. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin Through Wales, A.D. MCLXXXVIII

      London - William Miller, W. Bulmer and Co., 1806. London - William Miller, W. Bulmer and Co., 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A bright first edition of Colt Hoare's English translation ofGerald of Wales'descriptive commentary on the journey of Archbishop Baldwin thourgh Wales. In need of a sympathetic binding, and priced well to allow this. Bound in leather, and subsequently rebound in cloth, with the original spine laid down. Complete in Two Volumes. With a coloured fold-out map of Wales to the rear of Volume Two. Translated into English, and Illustrated with Views, Annotations, and a Life of Giraldus by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart. WithFifty-Nine Plates and One Map, Collated complete. With the armorial bookplate of William Bree, D. D. , Archdeacon of Coventry, to the front pastedowns. With George's of Park Street, Bristol'slabel to the front pastedown of Volume One, and with Blackwell's of Oxford's label to the front pastedown of Volume Two. Sir Richard Colt Hoarehad a particular fondness for Wales, as did many of his fellow antiquaries, and he made a significant contribution to its travel literature with his translation of Gerald of Wales, published as Giraldus de Barri, Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales AD 1188 (1806) -DNB. Archbishop Baldwin, known as Baldwin of Forde or Baldwin of Exeter, d. 1190, was Archbishop of Canterbury. While archbishop, Baldwin quarrelled with his cathedral clergy over the founding of a church, which led to the imprisonment of the clergy in their cloister for over a year. He also spent some time in Wales with Gerald of Wales, preaching and raising money for the Third Crusade. After the coronation of King Richard the Lionheart of England, Baldwin was sent ahead by the king to the Holy Land, and became embroiled in the politics of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Baldwin died in the Holy Land while participating in the Crusade. Gerald of Wales, otherwise known as Giraldus Cambrensis, and Gerald de Barry, c. 1146 - c. 1220, was an author and ecclesiastic. He is remembered as a pioneering observer of the Celtic lands and peoples -DNB. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front inner hingeshave failed, including the half-title of volume one, and the half-title and frontis of volume two. The rear inner hinge of volume one is slightly strained. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages have very slight browning with occasional spot, handling mark, or tidemark, becoming prominent to the first and last few pages. With foxing to the plates. There are slightly browned tidemarks to the top corners of the first fourteen leaves, including the plates. The frontispiece of volume one is paritally detached, with a small professional repair toa closed tear, that does not affect the illustration. There is a small closed tearand slight marks to the largefold-out map. Overall the condition is good only..

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        Views in Suffolk, Norfolk, and Northamptonshire;

      London - Vernor, Hood, Sharpe, Poultry; Darton and Harvey, and J. Storer and J. Greig, 1806. London - Vernor, Hood, Sharpe, Poultry; Darton and Harvey, and J. Storer and J. Greig, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautiful collection of engraved illustrations of the poems of Robert Bloomfield. First edition. With a biography of the poet's life and extensive descriptions to each plate. Edward Wedlake Brayley (1773 23 September 1854) was an English antiquary and topographer, closely associated with John Britton. James Sargant Storer (17711853), draughtsman and engraver, was born in 1771, and devoted himself to the production of works on topography and ancient architecture, the plates in which, drawn and engraved by himself on a small scale, were distinguished for extreme accuracy and beauty of finish. For some years he was associated with John Greig, another topographical artist, in collaboration with whom he published many works. [DNB]Robert Bloomfield (3 December 1766 19 August 1823) was an English labouring class poet whose work is appreciated in the context of other self-educated writers such as Stephen Duck, Mary Collier and John Clare. He is best known for his poem, The Farmer's Boy. With a bookplate to front pastedown of one John B, Moreau, and a relevant newspaper clipping about Bloomfield to front free endpaper. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, worn. Front board detached, rear board cracked. Internally, front blank starting, otherwise generally firmly bound. Slight age-toning and marks to pages, with slight offsetting from plates. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales, A.D. MCLXXXVIII, Translated into English, and Illustrated with Views, Annotations, and a Life of Giraldus, by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart

      London: William Miller, 1806. London: William Miller. Fine with no dust jacket. 1806. First English Edition. First Printing. Leather. Beautifully bound by Starr Bookworks in full black leather, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on red labels in two compartments, decorative gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling and borders on covers. Illustrated with 59 tissue-protected engraved plates and two hand-colored fold-out maps. (xiv), cxci, 220, (4); (viii), 440, (i), (4) pp. Gerald of Wales (c. 1146 – c. 1223), also known as Gerallt Gymro in Welsh or Giraldus Cambrensis in Latin, archdeacon of Brecon, was a medieval clergyman and chronicler of his times. Born c. 1146 at Manorbier Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales, he was of mixed Norman and Welsh descent; he is also known as Gerald de Barri. Gerald became a royal clerk and chaplain to King Henry II of England in 1184, first acting mediator between the crown and Prince Rhys ap Gruffydd. He was chosen to accompany one of the king's sons, John, in 1185 on John's first expedition to Ireland. This was the catalyst for his literary career; his work Topographia Hibernica (1188) is an account of his journey to Ireland. He followed it up with an account of Henry's conquest of Ireland, the Expugnatio Hibernica. Gerald was proud to be related to some of the Norman invaders of Ireland, and his influential account, which portrays the Irish as barbaric savages, gives important insight into Anglo-Norman views of Ireland and the history of the invasion. Gerald was selected to accompany the Archbishop of Canterbury, Baldwin of Forde, on a tour of Wales in 1188, the object being a recruitment campaign for the Third Crusade. His account of that journey, the Itinerarium Cambriae (1191) was followed by the Descriptio Cambriae in 1194. His two works on Wales remain incredibly valuable historical documents, significant for their descriptions of Welsh and Norman culture.. A beautiful copy, sumptiously bound and wonderfully preserved. The text block, engravings and fold-out maps are in virtually perfect condition, with only the slightest occasional foxing. The binding, by the Starr Bookworks, is in pristine condition. FINE. . Engravings and Maps. 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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        BUCOLIQUES DE VIRGILE, PREÉDÉES DE PLUSIURS IDYLLES DE THÉOCRITE, DE BION ET DE MOSCHUS; SUIVES DE TOUS LES PASSAGES DE THÉOCRATE QUE VIRGILE A IMITÉS.|LES

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1806. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1806. original plain paper wrapers. Didot, Firmin. 8vo. original plain paper wrapers. (xiv), 264 pages. Traduites en Vers Francais par Firmit Didot. Gravé, Fondu et Imprimé par le Traducteur. First edition of Didot's translation, and the first book published by Didot. (Brunet V: 1302; Updike I, p.218). As he notes in his 6 page dedication to this brother Pierre (printed in a beautiful large cursive type), Firmin notes that he is dedicating to his brother "le premier ouvrage que je publie," printed by him in a typeface ("Anglaise") of his own design and from his typefoundry. An important book by this brilliant and learned scion of one of Europe's most important typographic families - the Didots. Only slight foxing.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. G.A. Tischbein n. C. A. Heinchen, "Karte des Gebietes der freien Hanse Stadt Bremen ..".

      . um 1806, 49,5 x 70. Seltene Umgebungskarte von Bremen. Unten links der Titel, unten rechts Erklärungen und eine Windrose. Gebiet Vefesack, Borgfeld, Arsten, Kirch-Hasbergen. Sehr genaue Karte mit Einzeichnung der Straßen, Weiden und Felder, Bauernhöfe und Mühlen.

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        Belisarius

      London - Scatcherd and Letterman et al., 1806. London - Scatcherd and Letterman et al., 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An English translation of Marmontel's classic novel, Belisaire. Illustrated with engraved plates. It popularised the apochryphal tale of his being reduced to beggary by Justinian I despite his great services to the empire, citing it as an example of the ingratitude of those in power towards their faithful servants and indicting the French king Louis XV by proxy as another such ungrateful monarch. Condition: In a tree-calf binding. Externally, sound, though with some wear to the leather on the boards and extremities. Joints are cracked,with repairs to the hinges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are quite bright and clean, with just a few instancesof foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        A Treatise on the Varieties and Consequences of Ophthalmia. With a preliminary inquiry into its contagious nature.

      W. Blackwood, Edinburgh 1806 - 8vo. Pp ix, errata, 319. Full calf, well rubbed and with splitting to front hinge. Corner torn from rear fly leaf. Otherwise a tight, sound copy. With the author's presentation inscription to the verso of the half title. "Dr. Gregory with the grateful compliments of the author". Dr James Gregory (1753-1821) succeeded to his father's chair at Edinburgh in 1790. Professor of Practice of Medicine. Author of "Philosophical & Literary Essays" and "Conspectus Medicinae Theoreticae". First compounder of "Gregory's Mixture". He was contemporary with and frequently met Robert Burns during the poet's sojourn in Edinburgh. See "Robert Burns and the Medical Profession". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Lay of the Last Minstrel with Ballads and Lyrical Pieces

      Edinburgh; London- Archibald Constable; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. Edinburgh; London- Archibald Constable; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The First Edition of Ballads and Lyrical Pieces with the Fourth Edition of The Lay of the Last Minstrel together in a smart full calf binding. Ballads and Lyrical Pieces, a collection of eight ballads and five songs, all previously published but not readily available, appeared in September 1806 -ODNB. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, slightly rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. The pages ofLay have some background foxing, and Ballads is clean, with just the occasional isolated spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Memnon

      Paris - Debray and Dentu, 1806. Paris - Debray and Dentu, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of 'Memnon ou le Jeune Israelite' (Memnon or the Young Israelite)by Jean-Baptiste Mosneron de Launay (August 1738 - July 1830), son of a wealthy shipping family from Nantes. Hetraveled toEngland and Holland but was more in love with literature that trade. Hecomposed tragedies and in 1786 he published a translation of Paradise Lost Milton. (Robert A. and G. Cougny)In French. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally sound, a trifle rubbed, with marks to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, generally brightbut foxed throughout. Ink inscription to the half title. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Briefe zwischen (Johann Wilhelm Ludwig) Gleim, Wilhelm Heinse und Johann von Müller. Aus Gleims litterarischem Nachlasse herausgegeben. 2 Bde.

      Zürich, Heinrich Gessner, 1806.. 40, 464 S. u. 608 S. (Briefe deutscher Gelehrten 2 - (3)). Moderne Ppbde im Stil der Zeit m. goldgeprägtem Rückenschild (Reihentitel in Band 2 fehlt, Bd 2 mit Besitzvermerk "W. Deiss" auf dem Titel, wenige Ecken m. kleinen Knickspuren, kaum braunfleckig).. Erste Ausgabe eines der großen Briefwechsel seiner Zeit in einem Exemplar auf besserem Papier (feingeripptes Bütten).- Wilhelm Körte hatte Nachlass und Bibliothek seines Grossonkels und väterlichen Freundes J. W. L. Gleim, später auch die Hinterlassenschaft seines Schwiegervaters Friedrich August Wolf übernommen und durch mehrere Publikationen erschlossen. Eine der frühesten waren die nach den Originalen veröffentlichten Briefwechsel des Halberstädter Dichters, "Beschützers junger Dichter" und Freundschaftsgenies Gleim mit dem Romanautor W. Heinse (Ardinghello) und dem Schweizer Historiker Johannes von Müller sowie mit Fritz Jacobi mit 293 Briefen aus den Jahren 1770 bis 1802. Körte, der den Briefwechsel "den theuren Jünglingen meines deutschen Vaterlandes" zueignete, schreibt: "Mit innigem Wohlgefallen werden wir ... in diesen Briefen erkennen, wie Wissenschaft, Kunst und Tugend in jedem Geist, mit einer ihm eigenthümlichen Gewalt und Schönheit lebt; wie auch der Größeste in ihnen sich neubeschwingt fühlt für selbige, durch das Anschaun der Begeisterung eines Andern!" Enthalten ist auch der Wiederabdruck von Heinses "Briefen aus der Düsseldorfer Gemäldegalerie".- Goed. IV/1,82,B Rho u. IV/1,886,13.

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        The Works of Henry Fielding

      London - J. Johnson; J. Nichols and Son; et al, 1806. London - J. Johnson; J. Nichols and Son; et al, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A new edition of Henry Fielding's brilliantly humorous and satirical works. With an essay on the life and genius by Arthur Murphy. With a portrait frontispiece to volume one. Volume one to three containingPlays. Volume four containingMiscellaneous: The fathers; or, The good-natured man, a comedy, Jonathan Wild the Great, and A journey from this world to the next. Volume five contains Joseph Andrews and aPreface to David Simple. Volume six to seven holds Fielding's most renowned work Tom Jones. Volumeeight- Philosophical transactions for the year 1742 and 1743, The first Olynthiac of Demosthenes, Remedy of affiction for the loss of our friends, Dialogue between Alexander the Great, and Diogenes the Cynic, Interlude between Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, and Mercury, The true patriot, The Jacobite's journal andAmelia. Lastly volume nine containsAmelia (cont. ), Essay on conversation, and anEssay on the knowledge of the characters of men. Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones. Aside from his literary achievements, he has a significant place in the history of law-enforcement, having founded (with his half-brother John) what some have called London's first police force, the Bow Street Runners, using his authority as a magistrate. Fielding never stopped writing political satire and satires of current arts and letters. His Tragedy of Tragedies of Tom Thumb was, for example, quite successful as a printed play. He also contributed a number of works to journals of the day. He wrote for Tory periodicals, usually under the name of Captain Hercules Vinegar. During the late 1730s and early 1740s Fielding continued to air his liberal and anti-Jacobite views in satirical articles and newspapers. With armorial bookplates of Major General Paget tothe frontpastedowns of each volume. Nine volumes of the original ten. Condition: In contemporary speckled calf bindings with gilt designs to the spines. Externally, all volumes are rubbed to the spines and extremities. Six spine labels are absent and there is cracking to one of the spines. Ten joints are starting. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound and extremely bright, although with instances of spotting and some light foxing throughout. Private library bookplate and armorial bookplate to the front pastedown to every volume. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth

      London - T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806. London - T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A finely bound corrected secondedition of Roscoe's second major work, the biography of Pope Leo the Tenth. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper, with the armorial bookplate for S. E. Widdrington to the front pastedowns. Uniformly bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Six Volumes. In 1805 Roscoe published his second major work, The Life of Pope Leo X, Son of Lorenzo de' Medici. He himself had never intended to publish such a work, but was persuaded to undertake the task by Horace Walpole and the earl of Bristol, who regarded it as an appropriate sequel to his first biography. . . It aroused the anger of both Catholics and protestants. Despite this it ran to six editions. Again the Life of Leo. . . served a useful purpose as a mine of information and was widely read in Europe and America, having been translated into French, German, and Italian -ODNB. Samuel Edward Widdrington (formerly Cook), 1787 - 1856, was an English writer. Having served as a Captain in the Royal Navy, he lived for some years in Spain. He served as High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1854. He was a fellow of the Royal Society, and the Royal Geographical Society. By royal license he assumed the name Widdrington, and purchased the moiety in 1842. He inherited the Newton Hall estate from his father, Joseph Cook. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front boards of volumes two and four, and the rear board of volume three, are detached. The front free-endpapers of volumes two andsix is detached. The boards of volume one, and the front board of volume three,are held by the cords only, and could possibly detach in the post, even after our best packing. The front hinge of volume five is cracked, but still generally firm, and therear hinge of volume four is starting, but still firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mildrubbing and discolouration to the boards. The spine labels are missing. Internally the pages are generally bright, with only slight browning and the occasionalspot or occasional scattered foxing, becoming prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition is fair, due to damaged hinges, otherwise very good..

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        Geschichte des menschlichen Geschlechts aus dem Gesichtspunkt der Humanität. Erster u. zweiter Band (in 1 Bd.).

      Leipzig, Hartknoch, 1806/1807.. XXIV, 366, (2), 426, (2) S. Marm. Pbd. d. Zt. Gering bestoßen, N.a.V. Erste Ausg. (ADB 10., Brümmer 18. Jh. S. 167)..

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        Der Geschichten Schweizerischer Eidgenossenschaft erster (- siebenter) Theil. In 8 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Weidmann (Band 1-5), und Zürich, Orell, Füssli (Band 6-8), 1806-06-06-05-08, 1816, 1825-29,. in-8°, sehr schöne, identische blindgeprägte Kalbslederbände, (französischer Herkunft), Rückenvergoldung, Stehkantenvergoldung, marmor. Schnitt. Sehr schönes Exemplar.. " Von den Zeitgenossen als ein unerreichtes Meisterwerk bewundert "Schönes einheitlich gebundenes Exemplar, mit den Fortsetzungsbänden zu Müllers bedeutendem Werk von R. Glutz-Blozheim und J.J. Hottinger. Das Werk wurde später noch erweitert von L. Vulliemin (Tl. 8 bis 10) und von K. Monnard (Tl. 11 bis 15)."Müller erweist sich immer noch als lebenskräftig und wirkungsmächtig. Seine Schweizerhistorie ist selber Geschichte, Schicksal geworden" (Feller/Bonjour).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. cf. Perret 3141, Important ouvrage sur l'histoire de la Suisse, avec les Alpes en toile de fond. Rare et recherche; Schellenberg, J. von Müller Bibliographie, in: Schaffhauser Beiträge zur vaterländ. Geschichte (1952), Bd. 28, S. 165-166; HBLS V/187, Nr. 4.

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        Anleitung zur Kenntniß / Kenntniss des gestirnten Himmels. Achte verbesserte Auflage. Königl. : astronom, Mitglied der Akademien der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, London, Petersburg, Stockholm u. Utrecht, wie auch der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin u. der märkischen oekonomischen zu Potsdam Mitglied.

      Berlin, Nicolai, 1806.. Mit XV. Kupfertafeln und einer allgemeinen Himelskarte. 668 S. + 40 S. Nachtrag + 12 Abb. Pappeinband. 8°.. Mit gest. Portraitfrontispiz, 3 gestochenen Kupferstücken und 17 ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln. Achte Ausgabe des nahezu 100 Jahre lang aufgelegten Standardwerks der Astronomie. Bode "beschäftigte sich viel mit astronomischen Rechnungen [ ] Unter den astronomischen Autoren des 18. Jahrhunderts nimmt er den ersten Rang ein. Seine Anleitung zur Kenntniß des gestirnten Himmels ( Hamburg 1768) ist in 10 Auflagen erschienen. Das Buch ist innen an den Rändern leicht stockfleckig, sonst aber sehr gut erhalten. Der Umschlag leicht berieben und bestoßen. SIEHE FOTO!

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        Signum equestre aeneum, quod divo Josepho II. Franciscus Rom. et Austriae Imperator ex fratre nepos alteri parenti Vindobonae posuit MDCCCVI. [Wien]

      Wien, 1806. Kupferstich von J(acob). Merz nach F. Zauner und Herzog, Bildausschnitt 56 x 70 cm, Blattgr. 68 x 85,5 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner; Paulusch, Ikonographie Österreichs, W 1016. Seltene großformatige Radierung des von Franz Anton von Zauner entworfenen Reiterstandbilds von Kaiser Joseph II., hinter dem Denkmal Fassade des Redutensaaltraktes; kräftiger Abdruck, allenfalls in den Rändern geringfügig fleckig, sonst von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung, selten.

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