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        Codice di Napoleone il Grande pel Regno d'Italia. Traduzione ufficiale colle citazioni delle leggi romane.

      Firenze, Presso Molini, Landi, e comp., 1806.. In-8, demi-veau marbre a coins de l'epoque, dos lisse orne a froid de filets ondules et d'un fer a la lyre repete, piece de titre de veau indigo, tranches citron (petit accroc a la coif. sup. et en tete d'un mors), 422, xxxvii p. de table, titre compris. Edizione originale fiorentina dell'originale stampata a Milano nello stesso anno della traduzione del Codice napoleonico entrato in vigore in Francia il 21 marzo dello stesso anno. Edition originale florentine publiee la meme annee que l'originale milanaise du code Napoleon entre en vigueur en France le 21 mars 1806. Tres bon exemplaire, bien relie a l'epoque..

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        Viaggio storico pittoresco della Toscana. Verona, Gabinetto Lett. 1832. Gr. 4°. 16 S., mit gest. Titel mit Vign. u. 44 Kupfertafeln, OPbd.

      . . Mit Ansichten von Florenz und Umgebung (34), Poggio a Caino, Villa del Poggio Imperiale (English: Villa of the Imperial Hill), Fiesole (2), Prato, Pistoja, Pisa, Livorno, Arezzo (2).- Die breitrandigen, unbeschnittenen Tafeln in kräftigen Abdrucken.- Text leicht braunfleckig, Tafeln nur im unteren Rand etw. wasserrandig, Ebd. fleckig, Rücken tls. ergänzt.# With engraved title with vignette and 44 engraved plates. Original boards.-With views of Florence and its surroundings (34), Poggio a Caino, Villa del Poggio Imperiale, Fiesole (2), Prato, Pistoia, Pisa, Livorno, Arezzo (2) .-The plates with full margins and in strong impressions.- Text easily with brown stains, plates in the lower margine waterstained, binding stained, back partly completed.Giuseppe Bennassuti (1806-1848) pregevole raccolta di 44 vedute dei maggiori monumenti toscani incise da Bernardino Rosaspina con relativa descrizione e commento.

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        Voyage en Crimee et sur les bords de la Mer Noire, pendant l'annee 1803; Suivi d'un Memoire sur le Commerce de cette Mer, et de Notes sur les principaux Ports commercans. [BOUND WITH:] Description du Tibet, d'apres la Relation des Lamas Tangoutes, etablis parmi les Mongols. Traduit de l'Allemand avec des notes par J. Rouilly. [TWO WORKS IN ONE].

      Paris, Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1806.. Two volumes bound in one. Crown octavo. Pp. (iv), xix, 302, (2) errata (verso blank). Plus large folding engraved map "Crimee ou Tauride", printed on handmade cotton rag paper 43x56 cm, cartographed by J. B. Poirson and engraved by P. E. Tardieu, bound at end; handsome folding engraved map "Plan de Sevastopole et de ses environs", drawn and engraved by Tardieu; 3 folding tables; 3 engraved plates of coins and medals, one of which is folding; 6 engraved head- and tail-pieces, drawn and engraved by J. Duplessi-Bertaux, of which one is a lovely map of the Black Sea drawn and engraved by Tardieu; Engraved title-page by Duplessi-Bertaux, (ii), xii, 89. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, flat spine with large raised band decorated in gilt, four compartments tooled in blind, remainder lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers; boards and corner-tips bit rubbed; small mark at corner of first title, old inscription dated 1842, in a very neat hand, to verso of first free endpaper, small signature and small oval private ownership stamp to corner of blank prelim, unidentified crowned monogram lightly stamped to half-title. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. Two celebrated works bound together. Previously the property of an identified nobility, baron or count, with its crowned monogram stamp "H B". Baron Jean de Reuilly (1780-1810), traveller, explorer of the Crimea and the Black Sea. In the Preface to "Voyage..." he writes: "Ce que quelques voyageurs ont ecrit sur la Crimee, est incomplet et deja veilli. Pour former le tableau que j'en voulais donner, je n'ai pas cru devoir me priver du secours des observations faites avant moi (...) j'ai rendu compte des changements que la Crimee a eprouves depuis son occupation par les Russes (...) La forme du voyage en Egypte et en Syrie de M. Volney, m'ayant paru reunir plusieurs avantages, je l'ai adoptee." In 1807 the work appeared in English as "Travels in the Crimea, and along the shores of the Black Sea, performed in the year 1803". ~ The second work in this volume, "Description du Tibet", is the rare First French Edition. It was translated by Reuilly from the original German of Peter Simon Pallas, commonly without accrediting this to him. The original was published in 1776 as part of "Sammlungen historischer nachrichten über die Mongolischen Völkerschaften". The French translation was the first time this work appeared separate from the larger work. It was published in Paris in 1808 by Bossange, Masson et Besson, same publishers who published "Voyage...". ~ Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811) was a German zoologist and botanist who worked in Russia after being appointed to professor of natural history in St. Petersburg. He travelled and wrote extensively. Cordier, Sinica, 2879; Lust 207. For a lengthy analysis of Reuilly's work and life see: "Biographie universelle, ancienne et moderne" vol. 37 (Paris, 1824). (c) Descriptive Text Copyright Librarium of The Hague..

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        Oratio dominica in clv linguas versa et exoticis characteribus plerumque expressa.

      Parma, Typis Bodonianis 1806.. Folio. (8), XIX, (5), XIX, (5), 20 SS., (2), CCXLVIII S. Original Interims-Pappband., fester Einband. Tadelloses Exemplar von Bodonis berühmtem Schriftmusterbuch aus der Privatbibliothek der (Ex-) Kaiserin und Gemahlin Napoleon Bonapartes, Marie Louise von Oesterreich (1791-1847), Grossherzogin von Parma, Piacenza und Guastalla. Als typographisches Musterbuch wird das in 155 verschiedenen Sprachen aus 215 orientalischen und lateinischen Drucktypen gesetzte Vaterunser-Werk nur vom postum veröffentlichten legendären 'Manuale Tipografico' von 1818 übertroffen.Die französische Widmung auf dem Spiegel des Vorderdeckels stammt vom adeligen Offizier und Diplomaten Adam Albert von Neipperg: "Offerte respectueusement a sa Majeste l'Imperatrice Marie Louise, Duchesse de Parma, Plaisance et Guastalla par son tres humble et rees obeissant serviteur ... Comte de Neipperg, Parme, le 21 Juillet 1815 ". Von Neipperg, der im März 1815 zum Oberstallmeister und Oberbefehlshaber der Truppen von Marie-Luise, Lieblingstochter des österreichischen Kaisers Franz I., ernannt worden war, vertrat am Wiener Kongress die Interessen von Marie-Louise und des Grossherzogtums Parma, das ihr als Abfindung nach der Trennung von Napoleon zuerkannt wurde. Nach dem Tode seiner ersten Frau 1821, ging Adam Albert von Neipperg mit Marie-Louise eine morganatische Ehe ein, aus der vier Kinder hervorgingen, wobei das erste (Albertine) bereits am 1. Mai 1817 geboren wurde. - Das 1806 von Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) ganz im Geiste des Klassizismus vollendete Buch enthält viele nichteuropäische Uebersetzungen des Vaterunser. Im Vorwort weist der Drucker der Könige und König der Drucker' darauf hin, dass er hier, im Gegensatz zu anderen vorausgegangenen Vaterunser-Drucken die mit exotischen Versionen in Kupferdruck gedruckt wurden, nun alles mit beweglichen Lettern vollendet habe: "les lettres sont toutes mobiles et separees". Gegliedert hat Bodoni den Vaterunser-Text in europäische, asiatische, afrikanische und amerikanische Sprachen, wobei vor allem auch der auf 37 Seiten ausgebreitete Reichtum an griechischen Buchstabenformen beeindruckt. Finanziert wurde der kostspielige Druck durch Napoleons Stiefsohn, den Prinzen Eugene de Beauharnais (1781-1824), Vizekönig von Italien 1805, Fürst von Venedig 1807, Bayerischer Herzog von Leuchtenberg und Fürst von Eichstätt 1817. - Es fehlen die letzten 2 Bll. mit dem Impressum, insgesamt tadellos sauber. - Bibliographie: Brooks 1003 ("Si puo chiamarlo un altro manuale tipografico"); De Lama II, S. 171f. ("Questo libro preziosissimo, che fa epoca nella Tipografia"); Updike, Printing Types (1927), 67f.; Wurzbach Bd. XX, S. 146ff. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        "Lenggries in Oberbaiern". Blick über die Isar auf den Ort in der Ferne, rechts vorne Waldweg mit zwei hohen Bäumen und einer Holzhütte, auf dem Weg zwei Bäuerinnen.

      . Kreidelithographie von Simon Warnberger, 1806, 19 x 23 cm.. Winkler 903, 5; Lentner 8760: "Höchst seltene Incunabel der Lithographie". Breitrandig und gut erhalten. Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Mappa Generalis Regni Hungariae partiumque adnexarum Croatiae, Slavoniae et Confiniorum Militarium magni item principatus Transylvaniae geometricis partium dimensionibus, recentissimisque astronomicis observationibus superstructa. Adjectis finibus Provinciarum Bukovinae, Galliciae, Silesiae, Austriae, Styriae, Carinthiae, Carnioliae, Dalmatiae, Bosniae, Serviae, Valaciae, et Moldaviae.

      Budapest und Wien, Gebrüder Kilian und Kunst- und Industrie-Comptoir, 1806 [eig. 1804-09].. Kupferstichkarte mit Grenzkolorit von 12 Platten (9 Kartenteil, 3 gestochene Legende) gestochen von G. Prixner u. F. Karacs, Bildausschnitt je 47 x 71 cm (Karte) und 29 x 71 cm (Legende), gesamt mit Legende ca. 168 x 205 cm (reines Kartenbild mit Legende und Randleiste 159 x 204 cm).. Dörflinger, Öst. Karten des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts, p. 714ff. Szantai Lipszky 1c, Ulbrich VIII 1446, Lexikon zur Geschichte der Kartographie 834. "Ohne Zweifel gehört die große, aus 9 Kartenund 3 Tabellenblättern bestehende Ungarn-Karte von Lipszky [..] zu den bedeutendsten kartographischen Werken, die im ersten Jahrzehnt des 19. Jahrhunderts in Europa geschaffen wurden." (Dörflinger p. 714f), "wahre Musterbeispiele für das hohe Niveau der österreichischen Kartenstrichkunst der Zeit, zu deren hervorragensten Vertretern die beiden damals in Pest tätigen Ungarn Gottfried Prixner, von dem der Stich der Topografie und des Geländes stammt , und Ferenc Karacs, auf dessen Konto die exzellent gestochene Schrift geht, gehörten." (ebenda p. 718); mit Sicherheit eine der schönsten und besten Karten, die je von Ungarn gemacht wurden, die meisten Ortschaften sind mehrsprachig eingezeichnet; mit dem umfangreichen Ortsregister "Repertorium locorum objectorumque" (in 4, 4 Bl., 766 pp. (Ungarn), 164 pp. (Siebenbürgen), Hldr. d. Zt. , stärker berieben und bestoßen); jedes Kartenblatt in 4 Teile zerschnitten und auf Leinen aufgezogen, in Pappschuber der Zeit, dieser stärker berieben und bestoßen, die Karte in ausgezeichnetem Zustand.

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        John Turnbull's Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1800 bis 1814. Nebst einer genauen Schilderung der Englischen Verbrecher-Kolonien in Neu-Holland und der Societäts- und Sandwich-Inseln in ihrem gegenwärtigen Zustande. Erster und Zweiter Theil (in einem Bande).

      Hamburg, August Campe, 1806.. XVI, 331, 208 S. (Neuer) Roter Halbleinenband (Handeinband) nach historischen Vorbildern mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken. Bericht über die Reise des Schiffs Margaret, auf dem Turnbull als Offizier fuhr, über Brasilien um das Kap der Guten Hoffnung nach Australien und von dort weiter zu den Gesellschaftsinseln, anschließend nach Hawaii und Tahiti. Bei den Palliser Islands lief die "Margaret" auf ein Riff, Turnbull und seine Mitfahrer konnten sich mit Hilfe zweier selbstgefertigter Boote retten und gelangten schließlich über Sidney nach England zurück. Spannende und anschauliche Reiseschilderung.. Die letzten Seiten mit sehr geringfügiger Bräunung im unteren Seitenbereich. Sonst sehr gutes, nahezu tadelloses Exemplar; seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Briefe des jungen Eipeldauers an seinen Herrn Vettern in Kakran. Mit Noten von einem Wiener.

      Wien, Christoph Peter Rehms Wwe. / Rehm'sche Buchhandlung, 1806-1809.. Zus. 48 Hefte in 4 Bde. Marmorierter Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen. 8vo.. Vier Jahrgänge aus der dritten Folge der erfolgreichen "Eipeldauer-Briefe", die - mit Unterbrechungen, von drei verschiedenen Autoren, unter leicht abweichenden Titeln und nicht ganz regelmäßig - von 1785 bis 1821 erschienen. "Begründung der periodischen Wiener Dialekt-Literatur" (Gilhofer, Lit. in Ö. 3389). - Die dritte Folge ist in sich in zwei Blöcke gegliedert, deren kleinerer erster (hier nicht vorliegend) die Jahrgänge 1802-1805 umfaßt (45 durchgehend gezählte Hefte); ab 1806 wurde jeder Jahrgang separat in 12 Heften gezählt. - Die Bände unbedeutend berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar aus der Viennensia-Sammlung Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Engel. - Mayer 2249. Holzmann/Bohatta I, 7598. Hayn/Gotendorf VIII, 426. Diesch 1105. Rabenlechner I, 12 u. 21.

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        Medaglia d'onore decretata dal pubblico di Parma al celebre tipografo Gio. Battista Bodoni cittadino parmigiano. [Vortitel: Medaglia Bodoniana].

      Crisopoli (i.e. Parma), 1806.. 4°. 3 Bl., LXXXIV S. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette. Neuer Papp-Bd.. L. Farinelli, C. Mingardi, Giambattista Bodoni, Parma, FMR 1989, p. 285. - (I.) Relazione de'motivi che determinarono il pubblico di Parma a decretare la Medaglia Bodoniana e del modo con cui fu eseguito il decreto. P. I-XXIX. Giacomo Tommasini. - (II). Atti dell'anuianato di Parma relativi al conio della Medaglia Bodoniana ed alla presentazione della medesima. P. XXXIV-LXXXIV. - (Vorsätze und letztes Bl. etwas fleckig, sonst nur sehr wenige schwache Flecken).

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        Zur Südamerikanischen Reise. 1849-1850.

      . German manuscript, title with motto and 139 illustrated leaves, mostly pencil or brown pen drawings, about 20 with handcolouring, some grey-, brown or ochre wash drawings, and 1 watercolour, showing ships, nautical instruments, portraits, Indians, hydro-biological matter, fishes, birds, coastal sceneries, landscapes, geological structures and plants. 8vo (160 x 102 mm). Contemporary calf, sides with gilt border, gilt edges, preserved in a brown half morocco box. The diary in form of a sketchbook in chronological order of Freiherr Ernst von Bibra's well-known voyage to South America. Ernst von Bibra (Schwebheim 1806 - Nüremberg 1872) was a famous naturalist and traveller and one of the early pioneers writing on psychoactive drugs. As a result of his voyage he published his 'Reise in Südamerika' in 1854. The title of the present manuscript has the following device: 'Wen(n) Euch nicht gefällt was ich hier gezeichnet, so ist mir das gleich. Ist auch solches nicht desshalb geschehen, sondern nur damit ich selbst eine Erin(n)erung habe, an das, so ich in fremden Lande gesehen' [When you do not like what I have written, I do not care. It is not for you, but to have a recollection what I have seen in foreign countries]. Almost all drawings have pencil annotations many with dates, starting 14.4. (18)49 ending 4.7.(18)50. The first drawing shows an early bronze of an animal in the Bremen cathedral; followed by portraits of probably crew members or passengers (Lamers, Friedmann, Kunitz, Kühn and others); profiles of the coast of Portland (England); medusa; a flying fish; the coast of Brasil; the coast near Rio de Janeiro; several drawings showing the harbour entrance of Rio de Janeiro and its surroundings; a detailed landscape with palm trees, agaves and mountains signed Rio de Janeiro 27.6.49; several detailed drawings of Cape Horn; the coast of Chile (Valdivia & Conception); Valparaiso seen from the sea; a view of Valparaiso town and harbour; 2 drawings of an aloe; la casa del Caballero Michael Dores; a view of the Cordillera; a camp with tent, rifle, fire etc. in the Cordillera; illustrations of the island 'mas a fuerta'; the harbour of Porto Coral; an old Spanish chapel of Porto Coral; several plates of indians; a skull of a whale; a view of Tocopilla; detailed study of porphyry rocks; a view from the roof of the hotel in Callas; some exotic fruit; an old Peruvian mummy; a shark; crustacea; several exotic fishes; a number of plates of evertebrates with the longitude and latitude; the Eddystone lighthouse; a section of 6 plates with a separate ornamental title 'Nautica' portraying a ship, sails and ship equipment. Bibra wrote several scientific works regarding his voyage, one of which 'Beiträge zur naturgeschichte von Chile' was published in the 'Denkschriften der Kaiserl. Akad. der Wissenschaften' 1853. On the first page he mentions that he will consult his [the here offered] 'Tage- und Skizzenbuch' [diary- sketchbook] in writing the article. Plate vii 'Fernsicht von der hohen Cordillera über das Flachland von Chile bis zur Küsten-Cordillera' is an exact copy of a plate found in his sketchbook. On page 95 of his article he writes 'Ich habe eine Zeichnung an Ort und Stelle zu entwerfen gesucht ... und habe sie auf Taf. vii, beigegeben [I made a drawing on the spot, which is shown on plate vii]. Ernst von Bibra studied law, chemistry, and medicine at the University of Würzburg. In 1824 he inherited the family estate, allowing him to travel and study without worrying about money. In 1855 he published 'Die narkotischen Genussmittel und der Mensch'. The work is based on his experience in South America and became a pioneering study of psychoactive plants and their role in society. Drawing on his own travel experience as well as the writings of his predecessors, Baron Ernst von Bibra devotes a full chapter to each of seventeen plants, ranging from such mild stimulants as coffee and tea, through tobacco and hashish, to powerfull narcotics and hallucinogens such as opium and fly agaric. This classic text on the use of mind-altering plants was translated into English and still is a famous and classic text..

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        Relation des fetes donnees par la ville de Strasbourg a leurs majestes imperiales et royales, les 22 et 23 janvier 1806, a leur retour d'Allemagne. Redigee et imprimee par ordre du corps municipal de cette commune. Mit 5 Kupfertafeln (von C. Guerin nach B. Zix).

      Straßburg, Levrault 1806.. Lose Bogen. Gr.-Folio. Titel, 18 S., 1 w. Bl., 5 Tafeln, 1 Bl. - Vinet 531. - Ornamentstich Slg. Bln. 3028. - Fürstenberg S. 192. - Kat. Fürstenberg 243. - Einzige Ausgabe. - Sehr seltenes Straßburger Festbuch; die Kupfer zeigen u. a. die Ehrenpforte, den Festzug sowie den Festball. Die Kupfer im Format ca. 31 : 44 cm. Breitrandiger Druck auf großem Papier. - Mit leichten Rand- und Falzläsuren. - Very rare Strassbourg festival book, only edition. With 5 copper plates. Loose sheets. - With slight blemishes to margin and folding..

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        Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Alte deutsche Lieder.

      8°. Bd. 1: Vortitel, Kupfertitel, 4 n.n. Bl. Widmung, Zwischentitel, S. 13-470 (recte 480); Band 2: Vortitel, Kupfertitel, Drucktitel, 2. Vortitel, S. 3-448; Band 3: Vortitel, Kupfertitel, Drucktitel, 2. Vortitel, S. 3-239, Zwischentitel, Widmungsblatt, S. 243-253, Anhang: Kupfertitel, 2. Vortitel, S. 3-103, 1 gestochene Tafel. Rostrote Pappbände der Zeit mit 2 gelben, goldgeprägten Rückenschildern mit Titel- und Bandnummer in späterem rostrotem Pappschuber. 3 Bände und Anhang in 3 Bänden. Goedeke VI, 73, 12. - Mallone Arnim 27, 36-38. - Mallone Brentano 17, 25 - 27. - Borst 1021. - Es fehlt, wie immer, der nicht nachgewiesene Druckhaupttitel zum Band 1. - In dieser Vollständigkeit selten angebotenes Exemplar einer der wichtigsten Publikationen der deutschen Romantik. Als historische Sammlung gestaltete und initiierte Sammlung, auf die Aufforderung der Herausgeber wurden rund 6000 Seiten mit Liedtexten gesammelt, dann jedoch als literarisch-künstlerisches Gesamtkunstwerk mit Einbezug eigener Texte realisiert. Das Wunderhorn steht für seine Konzeption der "Wahrheit der Phantasie" im Gegensatz zur historischen Wissenschaftlichkeit u.a. der Märchen der Gebrüder Grimm. Gerade diese Gegensätzlichkeit machten die beiden Sammlungen zu Monumenten der deutschen Literatur, zum Wunderhorn. Das nach einer Vorzeichnung von Brentano gestochene Trinkhorn auf dem Titelblatt zu Band 2 gilt als eine der Ikonen der deutschen Romantik, ebenso die wunderschöne Tafel zum Anhang, die im vorliegenden Exemplar am Schluss, und nicht wie üblich als Frontispiz eingebunden ist. Die illustrierten Titel zu Band 2 und 3 sind wie immer am Rand gefaltet. - Wenige kleine Bereibungen am Rücken. Band 2 leicht stockfleckig. Band 1 und 3 sehr sauber. - Die Pappbände wurden wahrscheinlich zu einem späteren Zeitpunkt nachgefärbt. [4 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        The Experienced Millwright; or, a treatise on the construction of some of the most useful machines, with the latest improvements. To which is prefixed, a short account of the general principles of mechanics, and of the mechanical powers. Illustrated with forty-four engravings.

      Edinburgh: Printed by D. Williams for Archibald Constable & Co 1806 - Second edition, large square 4to, [6], 73, [1, blank]pp., with 44 fine engraved plates (some lightly offset), recently bound in contemporary style quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled spine, with red morocco label, gilt, some light browning or foxing in places, title-page a little creased with outer corners expertly repaired with archival paper, still a very good copy, pleasantly bound, with the large original printed title label from the original board binding preserved on the upper cover. A fine series of detailed plates, with explanatory text, of wind and water-powered mills, particularly valuable for those of textile machinery. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'Karte vom Türkischen Reiche in Europa.':.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich v. Johann Elias Lange in Leipzig, 1806, 29 x 32 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 83. - Zeigt das Türkische Reich in Europa von der Insel Kreta im Süden bis Siebenbürgen im Norden mit Griechenland, Albanien, Serbien, Bosnien, Walachei (Rumänien), Bessarabien, Moldau, Bulgarien, Dalmatien, Romanien (heute: Marmararegion) u. Mazedonien. - Unten links Titelkartusche. - Unter der Karte Legende. - Sehr seltene Karte vom Leipziger Drucker, Stecher u. Verleger Johann Elias Lange(n)!

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        A compendious dictionary of the English language.

      from Sidney's Press for Hudson & Goodwin, Hartford 1806 - First edition of Webster's first dictionary, 12mo, pp. xxiii, [1], 408; full contemporary calf, red morocco label; some scuffing and minor foxing, short crack starting at the top of the upper joint, small chip out from the top of the spine; else a very good, sound copy. Early ownership signature on the flyleaf of "Sarah Gardiner, East Hampton, Long Island," and "John L. Gardiner, 1807 12/-". A Cordell Library duplicate, with its large bookplate."It was no perfunctory abridgement of existing English works, as the few dictionaries hitherto published on this continent had been. Though it was compact, making no pretense to rival Johnson's profusion, it flung down to Johnson's and to every other existing dictionary a challenge on five important counts: spelling (which Webster would reform); pronunciation (which he would guard against capricious change); etymology (in which he effectively showed up Johnson's shortcomings); modernity; and definitions. The first three of these are dealt with in an Introduction by turns brilliant and abstruse, outlining those theories which Webster was later to develop more fully in his great Dictionary of 1828. In the body of the Compendious he included thousands of words which were in daily use but not in any other lexicon. And his definitions, though brief often to the point of synonymy, proved brilliantly his special gifts for accuracy and precision in this, the most important feature in any dictionary" (Noah's Ark, p. 24). Skeel 577; Sabin 102347. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bienenfresser / Vogel Le guepier Daudin Male, No. 14

      1806 - 1816. Blattmass: 50,7x32,7 Kupferstich In Farbe gedruckt.

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        Voyages Pittoresques dans les Quatre Parties du Monde

      Paris,: Veuve Hocquart, 1806.. Paris,: Veuve Hocquart, 1806.. Two volumes, small quarto, with six folding maps coloured in outline and a splendid series of 160 handcoloured aquatint costume plates (including frontispieces to each of the four sections); a fine uncut copy with generous margins in contemporary half crimson morocco and glazed boards. A fine set of this colourful work on peoples of the world and their costumes. The wonderful series of 160 coloured plates includes nine plates depicting peoples of the Pacific islands and Kamchatka derived from the published voyage accounts of James Cook.The coloured plates are by LachaussÈe and Mixelle after drawings by Grasset de Saint-Sauveur; the four frontispieces feature idealised maidens representing Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Most of the vibrantly handcoloured aquatint plates depict two figures, male and female, dressed in the native costume of their lands. Of special interest are the plates of Pacific peoples, including Tahiti, Hawaii, Palau, New Zealand, Tanna and the Marquesas (including the island of Saint-Christine). The Kamchatka plate also derives from Cook's third voyage account.Bernard Smith discusses the importance of Saint-Sauveur's costume studies in disseminating impressions of exotic lands, especially the Pacific islands: 'The engravings published in Cook's Voyages provided new visual information about many previously unknown peoples, and greatly enlarged Europe's knowledge of the family of man. Dr. Joppien has shown how important encyclopaedias of costume and 'gallery of man' books were in this process of popular dissemination. But as artists copied the engravings so they altered them still further in the direction of European pre-conceptions, the anthropological and ethnographic intentions of the originals being diverted increasingly to fulfil the demands of taste and the intrinsic needs of decoration.' (European Vision and the South Pacific p. 113).Born in Montreal in 1757, Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a French diplomat who served in Egypt amongst other postings. A prolific author and illustrator, he made a long career of studying and depicting the costumes and habits of the peoples of the world, and consistently derived his work from published voyage accounts including those of Cook, La PÈrouse, Wilson and other celebrated voyagers. He died in Paris in 1810, his lifetime coinciding with a unprecedented age of discovery in the Pacific.Saint-Sauveur openly acknowledged his use of voyage accounts as they added authenticity to his depictions of exotic peoples. Overall 18 pages of text accompany the Pacific plates in Voyages Pittoresques; these descriptions are rich in references to well-known explorers such as Cook as well as less prominent figures such as Mendana, the Forsters, and Marchand.Published in 1806, Voyages Pittoresques is derived from Saint-Sauveur's successful EncyclopÈdie des Voyages of 1794. It was issued in parts; Forbes describes the copy held by the Turnbull Library with the original wrappers for one such separately sold part bound in (and priced at 3 francs), while the six maps were likewise issued discretely in printed wrappers.This is a particularly attractive and well-preserved example of this colourful and picturesque work, in an excellent French binding of the period.Bagnall, 2268; Colas, 1302; Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 371.

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        The Eccentric Mirror, Reflecting a Faithful and Interesting Delineation of Male and Female Characters, Ancient and Modern...

      London: Printed for James Cundee, 1806-1807. Four volumes. Title continues: who have been particularly distinguished by extraordinary qualifications, talents, and propensities, natural or acquired... With a faithful narration of every instance of singularity manifested in the lives and conduct of characters who have rendered themselves eminently conspicuous by their eccentricities: the whole exhibiting an interesting and wonderful display of human action in the grand theater of the world. Stock#NS0503. Bound by Hope Bindery in full red leather, gilt spines.

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        Beskrivelse over Agerdyrkningens Tilstand i Danmark. Bind 3 + 4. (Fyen, Langeland og Ærø. Lolland og Falster).

      Kbhvn. 1806. Med 2 smukt håndkolorerede udfoldelige kort samt tabeller og plantegninger. XVII + 916 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med titel- og tomefelter i anden farve skind, og gulddekorationer på ryggen. Gammelt navn på første binds titelblad.. Bibl. Dan. II, 1010

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        Voyage en Espagne et coup d’oeil sur l’etat social, politique et materiel de ce Pays.

      Bruxelles. Victor Devaux et Cie. 1806 - Libro de viajes sobre España que arranca su recorrido en Burdeos, pasando por País Vasco, Burgos, Valladolid, Madrid, con especial hincapié en el toreo, Toledo, Córdoba, Sevilla, Valencia y Barcelona. 1h., 1h. De retrato de Isabel II, 5 págs. 257 págs. En la segunda parte trata sobre diversos aspectos sociales y políticos de España, comercio, armada Raro en comercio. Palau, 147798. Cuarto. Holandesa con dorados en lomo.Exlibris de A. de S. Ferriol y de E. Berthoin. 6 láminas y retrato. Muy buen estado.

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        Travels from Buenos Ayres, by Potosi, to Lima. With Notes by the Translator, containing Topographical Descriptions of the Spanish Possessions in South America, drawn from the last and best Authorities.

      London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1806.. xii, 287, [1] pp. 16mo. Later half calf over marbled boards, red morocco lettering piece, spine decorated in gilt. First English Language edition. Illus. with 1 folding map. Sabin 31265. Palau 112884 (1807 ed.). Kress B.5054. Goldsmiths'-Kress: 19189.6. Lowndes II: 902. See Hill (2004): 1349. Humphreys 563. Naylor A.4. With one page of advertisements. Originally published as "Tagebuch einer reise durch Peru" (Dresden, 1798). Anton Zacharias Helms (1751-1803) was a mining expert who joined the expedition to the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata led by Thaddeus von Nordenflicht at the request of the King of Spain to assist in improving the system for processing silver from the mining operations in Potosi. This is the best record of the expedition, and Helms writes not only about mining operations, but in the second section covers extensively the governments, geology, topography, peoples, history, and commerce of the region. An abridged version without the map and running 92 pages, was published the following year. Provenance: Coleccion Monclau (bookplate). A near fine copy, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, faint glue mark at hinge, minor foxing.

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        Description des travaux hydrauliques.

      Paris: Collin, Renouard, Bernard, Magimel, Treuttel & Wurtz, Goeury, 1806-1808 - Edition originale, 2 volumes in-4; T.I: [iv], [ii: dédicace], xiv (Table, Souscripteurs), 316p., beau portrait gravé de Cessart par Bouché, 34 planches dépliantes. T.II: [iv], xvi, 358p.; 33 planches dépliantes, soit au total 67 planches et un portrait. Cartonnage d'attente de l'époque, dos refaits en veau havane avec pièces de titre en papier, gardes renouvelées. Très bon exemplaire à toutes marges, entièrement non rogné. Très bel ouvrage d'ingénierie hydraulique, qui détaille la construction de plusieurs ouvrages d'art. Le premier est le pont enjambant la Loire à Saumur (appelé aujourd'hui pont Cessart), qui fut construit de 1756 à 1770, et auquel sont consacrées près de 200 pages de texte et dix-sept grandes planches dépliantes. Cessart quitta Saumur en 1766 pour Rouen, où il dirigea l'élargissement du Quai de la ville (3 planches), puis aménagea le port du Havre (7 planches), celui du Tréport (3 planches), le port de Dieppe (17 planches), et la rade de Cherbourg (16 planches). Cessart conçut également un projet de pont tournant permettant le passage des navires (3 planches), ainsi que le projet initial du pont des Arts à Paris, premier pont en fer sur la Seine (1 planche). Passionnant ouvrage, témoin de l'ingéniosité des hommes de l'art du dix-huitième siècle. Cessart mourut en avril 1806 à l'âge de 87 ans. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of British India

      Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy Three volumes, quarto, contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, spines skilfully restored with gilt raised bands, armorial device at base, labels lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, leaf edges marbled, pp. xxxii, 648; viii, 720; viii, 777, [1, blank]; with a folding engraved map in volumes I & II, the second one hand coloured, an attractive set.RARE FIRST EDITION. .James Mill was the first British historian to give a comprehensive treatment to Indian history as a whole. "If the whole of his time for 12 years was not literally devoted to the task, it was, we may say, substantially devoted; for his diversions consisted in mostly discussing topics allied to the problems the History had to deal with...The best ideas of the sociological writers of the 18th century were combined with the Bentham philosophy of law, and the author?s own independent reflections, to make a dissertation of startling novelty to the generation that first perused it" Bain, James Mill pp.176-177."Dry and stern as its author, and embodying some of his political prejudices, it was at least a solid piece of work, which succeeded at once, and soon became the standard book on the subject". Leslie Stephen, The Utilitarians, vol II,p.23.?About the end of 1806 [Mill] began ... the composition of a history of India, and the task was far more laborious than he had anticipated. Three years spread into ten ... The "History" succeeded at once, and has become a standard work ... The book, though dry and severe in tone, supplied a want, and contained many interesting reflections upon social questions. He has been accused of unfairness, and his prejudices were undoubtedly strong? (Leslie Stephen in DNB).?Of India I have undertaken to give no less than a complete history, in which I aim at comprising all the information in which we Europeans are very materially interested; and, thank God, after having had it nearly ten years upon the carpet, I am now revising it for the press, and hope to begin to print as soon as I return to London. It will make three 4to volumes, which, whatever else they may contain, will contain the fruits of a quantity of labour, of which nobody who shall not go over the same ground, and go over it without the assistance of my book, can form an adequate conception. Had I forseen that it would be one half or one third of what it has been, never should I have been the author of a History of India.? (James Mill, in a letter written to Napier, cited in Bain, p. 158). The work led to James Mill?s appointment, in 1819, to a place in the India House as Assistant to the Examiner of India Correspondence.{HX333}

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        A CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL AND NOBLE AUTHORS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND

      London: John Scott, 1806. Occasional minor foxing, edge wear, a sound and very handsome set. . Enlarged and continued to the present time by Thomas Park. Five volumes. Illustrated with engravings. Bound in full dark blue period straight grain morocco, a.e.g., the spine panels elaborately gilt, the covers with fancy borders of repeating patterns in gilt and blind.

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        The Spy; a Tale of the Neutral Ground; referring to some Particular Occurrences during the American War: also pourtraying [sic] American Scenery and Manners

      Three vols. 12mo, bound in cont. German brown morocco for Duke William of Brunswick (1806-84), with his elaborate arms inlaid on all six covers, sides elaborately gilt, spines richly gilt, a.e.g. Paris: Baudry, 1825. First edition to be printed on the Continent. Certainly no other copy of The Spy has ever been bound in such an "over the top" fashion. Very fine set with the elaborately gilt bookplate of Duke William [Wilhelm], nephew of King George III of Britain, in each volume. The first volume lacks the half-title. .

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        A compendious dictionary of the English language

      Hartford: from Sidney's Press for Hudson & Goodwin. 1806. "First edition of Webster's first dictionary, 12mo, pp. xxiii, [1], 408; full contemporary calf, red morocco label; some scuffing and minor foxing, short crack starting at the top of the upper joint, small chip out from the top of the spine; else a very good, sound copy. Early ownership signature on the flyleaf of ""Sarah Gardiner, East Hampton, Long Island,"" and ""John L. Gardiner, 1807 12/-"". A Cordell Library duplicate, with its large bookplate.& & ""It was no perfunctory abridgement of existing English works, as the few dictionaries hitherto published on this continent had been. Though it was compact, making no pretense to rival Johnson's profusion, it flung down to Johnson's and to every other existing dictionary a challenge on five important counts: spelling (which Webster would reform); pronunciation (which he would guard against capricious change); etymology (in which he effectively showed up Johnson's shortcomings); modernity; and definitions. The first three of these are dealt with in an Introduction by turns brilliant and abstruse, outlining those theories which Webster was later to develop more fully in his great Dictionary of 1828. In the body of the Compendious he included thousands of words which were in daily use but not in any other lexicon. And his definitions, though brief often to the point of synonymy, proved brilliantly his special gifts for accuracy and precision in this, the most important feature in any dictionary"" (Noah's Ark, p. 24). & & Skeel 577; Sabin 102347."

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        Seigo Senchu Jushikei Hakki [trans.: Elaborations of the Routes of the Fourteen Meridians and their Functions]

      16 full-page woodcut illus. 50; 55 folding leaves. Two vols. Large 8vo, orig. wrappers (some worming, carefully repaired), orig. block-printed title label on each upper cover. Tokyo: 1806. An augmented edition of one of the most important Chinese texts on acupuncture by Katsu Ju, with the valuable commentaries ("elaborations") by Komin Kozan. Katsu "was a Chinese physician whose years are uncertain but who lived prior to the time of the Ming dynasty. He wrote a book on the introduction of the moxa system into Japan from China, the original Japanese edition of which was published in 1684 with the title Jushikei (or Jushikyo) hakki. A theoretical discussion, by Katsu, chiefly on acupuncture but equally applicable to moxa, not on how to cure but on the more fundamental nature of the subject, comprised the first part of that work. The first part discussed the fundamental belief of the Chinese and Japanese in a relationship between the internal organs and their diseases, and curative treatment for them at specific sites on the outside of the body. The second part, written by an unknown co-author, was subtitled Juishikei ketsu chi-ho and gave practical instruction. Several illustrations in this work show relationships between moxa or acupuncture sites and specific internal organs (e.g. between the hands and the lungs). Two drawings are especially interesting as showing external measurements of the human body, anterior and posterior aspects, referring to differences between lean and fat individuals and the influence of aging."-Mestler, "A Galaxy of Old Japanese Medical Books With Miscellaneous Notes on Early Medicine in Japan. Part II. Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Bathing, Balneotherapy and Massage. Nursing, Pediatrics and Hygiene. Obstetrics and Gynecology," pp. 473-74. The sixteen full-page woodcut illustrations explain the centers for acupuncture. The text concerns Yin and Yang through the arms and legs; circulation of the breath of life through the fourteen meridians; and the eight vital blood vessels. Nice fresh set. This is a very rare book; WorldCat does not locate a copy. .

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        The SILVER HORN; The Celebrated Hunting Song, in the Hunter of the Alps. Sung by Mrs. Cooke.

      F. Rhames, No. 16 Exchange Street / Broderip & Wilkinson No. 13 Haymarket, (n d), Dublin / London: - This title bound with 42 other pieces of sheet music: Tavistock Books' Inventory ID Nos. 38309 - 38351. Price is for volume containing all 43 pieces. Handwritten 'Contents' to front of volume. Age-toning to paper. 2" vertical tear to lower edge of second leaf [no loss]. Very Good. Half-bound brown leather spine with marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt lyres stamped five times between gilt rules to spine. Rubbing and wear to boards and edges, light chipping to spine. Complete gutter break after title leaf of "Slow & Quick Marches.", resulting in last two pieces detached from text block. A Good - VG item. 12-3/4" x 9-1/4". Ca 1806. OCLC records just one holding institution [St. Andrews]. 3, [1 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cases of the Excision of Carious Joints

      Glasgow Glasgow University Press 1806. Cover worn and detached. Spine worn. Fep loose otherwise contents firm. Dust soiling to page ends. Plates bright First Edition Grey board cover 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). 210pp, + errata page. 3 fold out plates.

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        John Turnbull's Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1800 bis 1814. Nebst einer genauen Schilderung der Englischen Verbrecher-Kolonien in Neu-Holland und der Societäts- und Sandwich-Inseln in ihrem gegenwärtigen Zustande. Erster und Zweiter Theil (in einem Bande).

      Hamburg, August Campe, 1806. - Bericht über die Reise des Schiffs Margaret, auf dem Turnbull als Offizier fuhr, über Brasilien um das Kap der Guten Hoffnung nach Australien und von dort weiter zu den Gesellschaftsinseln, anschließend nach Hawaii und Tahiti. Bei den Palliser Islands lief die "Margaret" auf ein Riff, Turnbull und seine Mitfahrer konnten sich mit Hilfe zweier selbstgefertigter Boote retten und gelangten schließlich über Sidney nach England zurück. Spannende und anschauliche Reiseschilderung. de 1200 Die letzten Seiten mit sehr geringfügiger Bräunung im unteren Seitenbereich. Sonst sehr gutes, nahezu tadelloses Exemplar; seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). XVI, 331, 208 S. (Neuer) Roter Halbleinenband (Handeinband) nach historischen Vorbildern mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken.

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        Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy (Complete four volume set)

      Whitehall: Printed for William W. Woodward Philadelphia: Whitehall: Printed for William W. Woodward. 1806-1807. First. First American edition, second state. Four volume set. Octavos. Edited by William Jones, revised and corrected by Robert Patterson. Complete with 43 folded engraved plates bound at the rear of each volume. Contemporary full mottled calf, dark red and black morocco spine labels. Volume 4 Signed and dated by James Maginness (May 31, 1808), an eminent Philadelphia mathematician. Small ownership signatures in light ink and pencil, a handsome set, very good or better with scattered foxing and a professional repair to the rear hinge of Volume 1. George Adams was the mathematical and scientific instrument maker to George III. The beautifully engraved plates depict his many instruments, including telescopes, globes, and related devices. Shaw & Shoemaker 9799. .

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        The History of the City and County of Norwich; containing its original rise and increase, its ancient and present Government, with the various accidents that have happened to it; the Foundations of the Cathedral, Castle, Parochial Churches, Monasteries, Hermitages, Hospitals, and other publick Buildings [in 2 volumes]

      Published by William Miller , London 1806 - , vol 1. iv, 671 pages, frontispiece with 2 linen-backed folding plates at front, contents at rear; vol 2. 580 pages, with 4 linen-backed folding plates, 3 full-page plates, index at rear New edition , professionally re-bound, hinges repaired, new endpapers, ex-library plates to front pastedowns to front pastedown, light spots to pages here and there, in very good condition , re-bound in quarter brown calf and cloth, gilt titles and ex-library number to spine, red speckled edges Quarto, 25 x 16 cm Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SKETCHES FROM NATURE (A Collection of thirty three Sketches from Nature).

      London. E. Orme. -1807 1806 - Folio 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, full contemporary calf, lower board detached. 33 SUPERB SOFT GROUND ETCHED PLATES of typical Morland bucolica. Copac and the British Museum both have copies as described with 33 plates - thus assumed to be complete as issued but apparently their copies came with a title page which is not here present, albeit the title Sketches from Nature is in gilt on the upper board. The biography of Morland is a sorry tale given the peaceable nature of his art work! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thoughts upon Domestic or Private Education

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Rome, 1806 First and only edition. Small octavo. Dedicated to James Rigby, one of His Majesty's Honorable Council on the Isle of Trinidad. H. Card" probably refers to Henry Card (1779-1844), who was educated at Westminster School and Pembroke College, Oxford and wrote books on history (such as The History of the Revolutions of Russia to the Accession of Catherine the First, 1803, etc), religion (A Dissertation on the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, or, The Refutation of the Hoadlyan Scheme of It, 1820), and education, as well as novels (Beauford, or, A Picture of High Life, 1811). The author is critical of the education presently offered by Oxford, noting that it was the custom to send boys as young as twelve there. He argues for matriculation at the age of nineteen.H. Card" probably refers to Henry Card (1779-1844), who was educated at Westminster School and Pembroke College, Oxford and wrote books on history (such as The History of the Revolutions of Russia to the Accession of Catherine the First, 1803, etc), religion (A Dissertation on the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, or, The Refutation of the Hoadlyan Scheme of It, 1820), and education, as well as novels (Beauford, or, A Picture of High Life, 1811). The author is critical of the education presently offered by Oxford, noting that it was the custom to send boys as young as twelve there. He argues for matriculation at the age of nineteen.

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        Itinerarium Cambriae seu Laboriosae Baldvini Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi per Walliam Legatonis Accurata Descrip[tio

      Londini: Typis Gulielmi Bulmer et Socii, 1806. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. xxxii,237,(6)pp. Engraved frontispiece, three full page engraved plates, and a large hand-colored folding map. Contemporary full calf binding; spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt, gilt title, gilt rules on the boards and gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. With the armorial bookplate of Henry Drummond (1786-1860) of Albury Park, Surrey, now Albury Estate. Early edition of Giraldus' 12th century Itinerary through Wales. According to Lowndes, only 200 copies were printed, and he calls Giraldus, the Bishop of St. David's, the "oldest topographer of Wales...." Lowndes, p. 896. The Merlin reference: Myrddin Emrys is first named by Giraldus Cambrensis in this Itinerarium Cambriae where he makes a distinction between two Myrddins: Merlinus Ambrosius (Myrddin Emrys) and Merlinus Celidonius who is also known as Merlinus Sylvester (Myrddin Wyllt). Rebacked with the original spine nicely laid on, one plate lightly foxed, tiny closed inner marginal tear to the map at a fold (no loss) else a near fine fresh copy.

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        Memoire sur la fabrication des armes portatives de guerre. WITH Instruction sur les armes a feu et armes blanches portatives, a l'usage des troupes francaises

      Paris: Chez Magimel for both, 1806 for both. First editions. Quarter calf, 8vo. 2 folding tables (same sheet, correct); 2 folding tables on 2 plates in 2nd vol (correct). Pagination: viii, 230; 48. Both collate complete.. Internally fine, binding good. TWO SEPARATE WORKS BOUND TOGETHER. Scattered very light foxing, most of text quite bright, elaborately gilt calf spine (worn but not dry) with simulated leather paper-covered boards heavily rubbed (probably a late 19th c. repair). Binding is structurally quite sound. Both are rare books on Napoleonic weapons written during the period. For the Instruction... OCLC lists 5 locations, only one in the US (US Army Military Institute).

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        Histoire abrégée des antiquités de Nismes et de ses environs.dernière édition revue, corrigée, considérablement augmentéee.

      Buchet, Nismes 1806 - in-8, demi-basane d'époque, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre, tranches japées, 96pp. (rares rousseurs). Complet de 14 planches, la plupart dépliantes, dont deux en couleurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description de paris et de ses edifices, avec un précis historique et des observations sur le caractere de leur architecture, et sur les principaux objets d'art et de curiosité qu'ils renferment par J. G. Legrand et par C. P. Landon.

      chez C. P. Landon 1806 - Paris, chez C. P. Landon, 1806-1809. 2 vol. en 4 parties en 1 vol. in 8 de XXI-22 à 211pp.-94pp.-102-[1]pp.-48pp., reliure en plein maroquin vert de l'époque, dos passé à 5 nerfs ornés de roulettes dorées, caissons, fleurons et fers dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux frottée dans sa partie latérale droite, surlignée et soulignée d'un triple filet doré et encadré d'un filet doré, titre doré, roulette dorée sur les coupes et sur les bordures des contreplats, imposante armoirie dorée au centre des plats d'origine anglaise, grands fleurons angulaires dorés, quelques frottements et petites épidermures, ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre noire dans l'angle supérieur externe de la troisième page de garde au nom de John Drumond Pembroke College Oxford 1846, petite étiquette d'un libraire britannique d'Abingdon R. Parsons contrecollée dans l'angle supérieur externe du premier contreplat avec une ancienne trace rectangulaire en son centre, 115 planches (quelques-unes mal paginées) gravées au trait, certaines dépliantes de différents monuments parisiens, et celle de Paris en frontispice de la première partie, angle inférieur externe de la page 83 avec un petit manque, intérieur frais, tranches dorées, bon et bel exemplaire. Première édition peu commune qui fut publiée en partie posthume. Jacques-Guillaume Legrand (1743-1807), architecte des travaux publics de Paris (il construisit le dôme en verre de la halle au grain; l'actuelle Bourse du travail de Paris), avait voulu y donner une vue générale de la monumentalité de Paris, utile aussi bien aux architectes et aux artistes qu'aux voyageurs, d'où les nombreuses élévations qui ornent le texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE COMPLETE WORKS, IN PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND MORALS, OF THE LATE DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, NOW FIRST COLLECTED AND ARRANGED: WITH MEMOIRS OF HIS EARLY LIFE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF

      London: J. Johnson and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. The bottom corner of one page in the third volume torn with very slight loss of a few letters; otherwise, a Fine, clean set with just a little wear to the corners . Three small quarto (5-1/4" x 8-1/2") volumes bound in contemporary calf leather, recently rebacked with lighter color leather spines; [iii]-xiv, [2], 440, [36]; vi, [2], 468; vi, 552 pages. Illustrated with 13 copper-engraved plates, all but 1 folding, plus added engraved titles in each volume and a copper-engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume I; folding table. The plates include depictions of his many inventions, such as the Franklin stove, as well as a map. Sabin 25495.

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        Reise nach Constantinopel und die umliegende Gegend.

      Mit Frontispiz in Aquatinta und gefalt. Kupferstichkarte. XXIX, 462 S. Hübscher Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und Rückenverg. Navari 441; Vgl. Cox I, 239. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der Beschreibung Konstantinopels und des westlichen Kleinasiens. - Leicht beschabt und wenig bestoßen. Etwas braunfleckig.

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        A Voyage to South America: Describing at Large The Spanish Cities, Towns, Provinces, etc. on that Extensive Continent

      London: John Stockdale, 1806. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 2 volumes. xix, 469pp; iv, 419pp, [14]pp index. Illustrated with 7 copper fold-out plates. Early 20th century red cloth binding with gilt stamped title on spines. Additional cream colored blank end sheets were inserted before the original blank end sheet. A previous owner book plate is on front paste down. An old light blue ink address is stamped on the right front free end sheet. Old ink signature of Rob A Wainwright 1834 is written at the top of both blank end sheets. Very light edge wear bottom of spine volume 2. Sides trimmed. Interior very clean. Association copy. Previous owner Joseph W J Lee armorial book plate is located front paste down and address on the right front free end sheet. There is also a pencil note for instructions to the binders located towards the top of the original blank end sheet. The address stamp is Joseph Lee Needwood Forest Knoxville, Maryland. Joseph Lee was a member of Theodore Roosevelt's 71st New York Volunteer Regiment called the "Rough Riders." He served in Troop K under Captain Woodbury Kane during the Spanish-American War. He was discharged August 31st 1899 to accept a Commission. Lee was a diplomat in South America. He served as an American Minister to Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras during the Roosevelt Administration from 1905-1907.

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        Thaddeus of Warsaw, in Four Volumes

      London Longman., Hurst, Rees & Orme 1806. G : in Good condition. Covers slightly rubbed and bumped. Volumes 1 and 4 missing leather title labels and 3 label lifting. Cracking to boards at hinges. Top and tail of spines scuffed. Gilt printed volume numbers worn. Intermittent foxing. Pages cut Fourth Edition Leather cover 180mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). 1[267pp], 2[247pp], 3[267pp +1pp adverts], 4[281pp] with half titles. Jane Porter's first novel a gothic romance, is set in Poland in the 1790s and tells of a Polish exile and the failed struggle for independence.

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        Le Confiseur Moderne, Ou L"Art Du Confiseur et Du Distillateur

      Paris: Hardy, 1806. Full morocco with gilt spine, red label. Leather worn at extremities, slight worming at hinges. Preliminaries browned at edges, foxing. Very scarce.. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        STAMPA CARTE VON TYROL, NACH PETER ANICH UND NEUERN HÜLFSQUELLEN VERFAST VON I.E.S. SEINER KÖN: HOH: DEM ERZHERZOG JOHANN. KÖN: PRINZEN ZU HUNGARN UND BÖHEIM.

      WIEN, TRANQUILLO MOLLO, 1806Custodia in astuccio coevo in cartoncino ricoperto in carta marmorizzata con dorsi in carta rossa; al piatto anteriore, etichetta con, all'interno di cornice floreale, titolo manoscritto: Carte du Tyrol e n. 24. All'interno, grande carta geografica, telata all'epoca e divisa in 24 stacchi per consentirne la piegatura. La carta, incisa e con bella bordura tipografica ai bordi, è acquarellata lungo i confini e in giallo al cartiglio che è posto in alto a sinistra; in basso a destra, elegante scenetta alpna incisa con dati di lettura. La  carta abbraccia tutto il Tirolo che viene rappresentato con grane precisione cartografica, essa è una riduzione della grande carta di Anich, pubblicata anni prima, lo stesso editore Mollo ne pubblicò una simile a quella in esame nel 1801. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the Years 1792 and 1793:

      London: Cadell and Davies, , 1806. containing a General View of the Valuable Productions and the Political Importance of this Flourishing Kingdom; and also of such European Settlements as were visited on the Voyage: with Sketches of the Manners, Character, and Condition of their Several Inhabitants. To which is annexed an Account of a Journey, made in the Years 1801 and 1802, to the Residence of the Chief of the Booshuana Nation, being the Remotest Point in the Interior of Southern Africa to which Europeans have hitherto penetrated … Quarto (265 × 204 mm). Contemporary streaked calf, red morocco label renewed, rolled bands, urn devices gilt in compartments, gilt panelling to the boards, enclosing central marbled panel, undulate edge-roll, marbled endpapers. 19 hand-coloured aquatint plates after W. Alexander and S. Daniell, including 3 of Africa and 3 of Rio de Janeiro (one a folding view of the land round the harbour), 2 maps (one a coloured lithograph of Rio, the other an engraved chart of South Africa with route inked in red). Slightly rubbed, rebacked with the original spine laid down, restoration at the head- and tail-cap, corners bumped, light browning throughout, and some foxing, some offsetting from the plates as usual, particularly the map of Rio, very good. First edition of the "first illustrated English work on … Vietnam"(Hill). A description of the outward voyage of Lord Macartney's embassy to China. "The voyage visited Madeira, the Canary Islands, and Rio de Janeiro; a description of that city and of Brazil in general is given. Touching at Tristan da Cunha, the ship rounded the Cape and eventually reached Cochin China via the city of Batavia on Java. The volume is also of Cook interest, as it describes finding Captain Cook's Resolution transformed into a smuggling whaler under the French flag". The "substance of the sketch" of Cochinchina "is taken from a manuscript memoir drawn up by Captain Barissy, a French naval officer who, having several years commanded a frigate in the service of the King of Cochinchina and being an able and intelligent man, had the means and the opportunity of collecting accurate information" (Preface). The African part of the volume - which "might perhaps, with more propriety, have formed an appendix" to Barrow's South African travels - relates to his "two missions into the interior in order to reconcile the Kaffirs and Boers and to obtain more accurate topographical knowledge of the colony. He visited most parts of the Cape Colony, including the countries of the Kaffirs, Hottentots and Bushmen. He conducted the first census of Cape Colony, undertook a few amateur geological surveys, and contrived an interview with Shaka, king of the Zulus" (Howgego). The son of a Lancashire journeyman tanner, Barrow was initially educated in the local grammar school, subsequently working as "as a clerk in a Liverpool iron foundry, as a landsman on a Greenland whaler, and as a mathematics teacher in a Greenwich academy preparing young men for a naval career" (ODNB). At this time he gave private tuition to Thomas Staunton, son of Sir George Staunton, to whom, as he later admitted, he 'was indebted for all the good fortune' of his life, which began with his service as comptroller of household to Lord Macartney's embassy. Today, Barrow is perhaps "best known for his Mutiny on the Bounty (1831) but, during his lifetime, his accounts of his travels in eastern Asia and southern Africa, published between 1801 and 1807, were better known and more influential. These established new standards for travel writing … His interests ranged widely, but the great bulk of his output had a geographical focus, usually with an underlying imperial theme and a belief in progress and the superiority of British civilization … Collectively, these activities established his pre-eminence within British geography". The account is superbly illustrated with aquatints of views, "types", and natural history specimens, Abbey commending the aquatinting as "of excellent quality". Crested bookplate of Edward Strutt, first baron Belper to the front pastedown. A Benthamite radical, Belper "was a recognized authority on questions of free trade, law reform, and education and earned the respect of many eminent contemporaries … In his later life he also developed an interest in science and literature. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society on 22 March 1860, and to fellowships of the Geological Society and the Zoological Society" (ODNB).

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        STAMPA POSTKARTE VON DEUTSCHLAND UND DEN ANGRAENZENDEN LAENDERN GEZEICHNET  UND HERAUSGEGEBEN VON IGNAZ HEYMAN K., AUCH K.K. OBERPOSTAMTSOFFIZIER IM TRIST. ZWEITE, VERMEHRTE AUFLAGE. 1806. / CARTE DES  POSTES D'ALLEMAGNE ET PAYS LIMITROPHES DRESSE & PUBLIÈE PAR IGNACE HEYMANN OFFCIER AU CHEF BUREAU DES POSTES IMPERIAL & ROYAL À TRIESTE. SECONDE EDITION, AUGMENTÈE. 1806

      TRIESTE, HEYMANN, 1806Astuccio coevo in cartone ricoperto da carta marmorizzata con coperchio di chiusura; al piatto anteriore, alla parte superiore, supra-libros in carta rossa con angoli smussati contenente il titolo impresso; alla parte inferiore, etichetta coeva incollata con titolo manoscritto all'interno di cornice floreale. All'interno dell'astuccio, vasta  carta geografica della Germania, suddivisa in 4 fogli, telati all'epoca e con 10 stacchi per ciascuna a consentirne la piegatura in astuccio. Le misure dei singoli fogli sono di cm 52x82,5, la misura totale della mappa risulta di cm 104x165. La bella carta è incisa e colorata all'acquarello d'epoca lungo i confini e alla scala di contorno. In alto a destra, magnifico cartiglio raffigurante, alla parte inferiore,  due figure mitologiche sdraiate ai piedi del Danubio?, sormontate da ampia ed elegante decorazione di gusto rocaille con, alla parte superiore, due figure mitologiche intorno a stemma con aquila imperiale; all'interno, il titolo e dati tipografici. All'angolo inferiore sinistro, dati di lettura con tratti identificativi colorati. La grande mappa abbraccia i territori compresi, da nord a sud, tra Danzica e L'Italia all'altezza di Ferrara; da ovest a est, i territori tra Parigi e Tschernovitz.  La bella carta napoleonica è di particolare interesse essendo una carta postale. Seconda edizione, la prima pubblicata nel 1800, a cui ne seguì un'altra nel 1808, priva del bel cartiglio qui presente. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione, salvo  due aloni al cartiglio.

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