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        The Gipsey's Last Legacy, or New Pack of Fortune Telling Cards

      London: Edward Wallis, 1806. Applied label on marbled slipcover. Image of courting couple and fortune-teller. Comprises 24 fortune-telling cards, 12 marked for ladies, and 12 for gentlemen, each of the two sets with an accompanying card containing five questions to ask the fortune-teller. Question cards lacking replaced with facsimiles of the originals. Women's questions include What your husband is to be. Where you will see your intended the first time. What the gentman will be doing the first time you see him. What you like best. What you will do after you are married. Each card measures 5 1/4" x 3 1/4". 

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        Flüchtige Bemerkungen auf einer Reise von St. Petersburg über Moskwa, Grodno, Warschau, Breslau nach Deutschland im Jahre 1805. 2 Bände. Mit 1 kolorierten gefalteten Aquatintatafel.

       Leipzig, Rein, 1806. VI, 1 Bl., 350 Seiten, 1 Bl., 324 Seiten, 4 Bll. Pappbände der Zt. (etwas bestoßen).Erste Ausgabe dieses Reiseberichts. - Goedeke VI, 446, 7 - Cat. Russica R-715 - ADB XXVIII, 1.Reinbeck arbeitete als Erzieher eines Herrn von Uwaroff in St. Petersburg und wurde später Lehrer am Pagenkorps in St. Petersburg. 1805 kehrte er nach Deutschland zurück undschildert hier die Eindrücke auf seiner Heimreise. - Seine in Briefform verfassten Reiseerinnerungen behandeln St. Petersburg, Moskau, die Zarin Katharina, die Kirche, Banken undHandel, die russischen Bauern, Universitäten etc. - Band 1 mit einer schönen, fein kolorierten Aquatinta-Ansicht des alten Zarenpalasts im Kreml von G. Geißler.Etwas fleckig und gebräunt, die Aquatinta mit kleinen Randläsuren und mit Faltspuren aufgezogen. A9-130 Versand D: 6,90 EUR

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        Translations chiefly from the Greek anthology, with tales and miscellaneous poems.

      London:: Printed for Richard Phillips, and sold by W. Deighton ... 1806.. 12mo. lv, 233, [1] pp. Original crimson straight-grain morocco, Greek key gilt border, a.e.g.; inner hinges re-enforced with cloth strip, neatly rebacked, rubbed, but very good. Title signed by W. B. Forsyth. From the collection of J. Edward Eberle. DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING (early twentieth century) SHOWING TWO FINE VIEWS: �CHROME COURT, WORCESTERSHIRE, THE SEAT OF THE EARL OF COVENTRY,� AND �STRAWBERRY HILL, HUGH WALPOLE�S HOUSE, [ca. 1806].� Provenance: The Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts was founded by J. Edward Eberle and Dean Stout, Riverside, California.

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        Pastorals, Elegies, Odes, Epistles, and Other Poems

      Abingdon, Md.: Printed by Daniel P. Ruff, 1806 - 12mo, contemporary mottled sheep, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. ? A substantial and accomplished collection of poems by a young lady from Fair Park, Maryland, on numerous themes: elegies to lost loved ones and friends, epistles to the poet William Hayley, to the character Clarissa, to a Miss Chamney "on her lap-dog," an ode on "General Washington's Accepting the Command of the Army in 1798," and a tantalizing poem to "Miss Jane Austen," but too early for The Jane Austen. This is Mrs. Allen's only book, which she dedicates to President Thomas Jefferson, and it has been claimed to be the earliest published book of poetry by a Maryland woman, a claim I do not doubt, but cannot substantiate. Edges just slightly rubbed; an unusually fine copy. Stoddard and Whitesell 802; American Bibliography 9820 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rapport du Jury sur les Produits de l'Industrie Francaise. Paris

      Imprimerie Imperiale 1806 - First Edition. 8vo, [ii], xv, 304pp, full red Russian calf [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gli Elementi di Geometria Piana composti da Vito Caravelli illustrati in questa nuova edizione da un professore di matematica, e di filosofia per uso della sua scuola privata

      Presso Domenico Sangiacomo - Napoli, NAPOLI 1806 - ITALIANO Volume dei primi dell'800 in 8°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, titolo manoscritto sul dorso, scritte su piatti, fioritura sparsa, tagli, puntinati in azzurro, bruniti, pagine in buono stato con marginalia, margine concavo di pagina 113-114 molto consumato, un paio con becca. Presenta indice, segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami. Su risguardia e foglio di guardia, strappato, scritte e cifre. Altro ghirigoro di pennino su frontespizio. In fondo al volume IX tavole, fuori formato e testo, ben piegate, con figure geometriche. Nuova edizione. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Synonymia insectorum, oder Versuch einer Synonymie aller bisher bekannten Insecten nach Fabricii Systema Eleutheratorum geordnet.

      - Stockholm, Lewerentziana and Nordström, 1806-1817. Four parts in four. 8vo (19.6 x 11.8 cm). I(I) (1806) xxii, 293 pp; I(II) (1808), ix, 424 pp.; I(III) (1817) xi, 506 pp.; I(III Appendix) (1817) 226 pp. with six [3; 1; 2; 0] hand-coloured engraved plates. Uniform contemporary half calf with marbled boards.l Complete and very rare - we have never had it before. This is a compilation based on Fabricius'work on the then-known insects. Schönherr added new, valid species in the appendix volume to part I(III). Later, between 1833 and 1844 in Paris, the author published another larger work, on the genera curculionidum. Library label at spine feet; vague erased library stamps on front pastedowns, otherwise a very nice, clean set. Hagen II, p. 136; Horn-Schenkling, 19671. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cases of the Excision of Carious Joints. With Observations by James Jeffray.

      Glasgow: At the University Press 1806 - First edition thus. 12mo. (viii), 210, (2) pp. Contemporary red full roan, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to one panel, marbled endpapers. 3 folding plates. Henry Park (1745-1831) was the son of a surgeon and promptly followed him into the profession. He first trained in his native Liverpool before completing his studies in London and then France. He soon returned to Liverpool and practised at the Liverpool Infirmary where he became recognised as an expert, especially so in the field of amputations. The work is divided into three sections. The first part of Park's contribution was published in 1783 under a different title, this edition with the addition of a further "case" communicated in a letter composed by him in 1789. This collected edition also provided the first English translation of Moreau's work. The volume concludes with Jeffray's observations on his contemporaries' works, addressed to the "Students of Anatomy and Surgery in the University of Glasgow". Jeffray was a professor in the subjects at the university.

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        An essay on the principle of population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions. . The third edition.

      London: J. Johnson 1806 - Two vols., 8vo., xvi + 505 + (61) and vii + (i) + 559 + (1)pp., complete with the two half-titles, intermittent very slight spotting and dampmarking, contemporary sprinkled calf, professionally rebacked, spines gilt with labels lettered gilt. A very good copy indeed. Kress B.5067. Goldsmiths 19210. Einaudi 3669. Mattioli 2208. An important edition being the first revision after the 1803 quarto with major rewriting of chapters 4 and 6 of the second book. 'The chapters which were the fourth and sixth of the second book are nearly rewritten, on account of an error into which the author had fallen in an attempt to estimate the fruitfulness of marriages and the number of the born living to be married, from the data in registers' (author's advertisement). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carta Esferica del paso de los Dardanelos del Mar de Marmara y del canal que conduce al Mar Negro [with large inset] Plano de la Ciudad de Constantinopla y canal del Mar Negro o Bosforo de Tracia

      As often with Spanish-made charts, this one is extremely rare; the map can be said is divided in two: the larger portion is dedicated to mapping the region of the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, whilst the smaller one is dedicated to the city of Constantinople (Istanbul), the channel of the Black Sea or the Thracian Bosporus. As a navigational aid the chart is terrific, as it shows the depths by soundings, and names the harbors, towns, and fortifications along the coastline. The chart was commissioned by the famed Principe de la Paz Manuel Godoy y Alvarez de Faria (1767 - 1851), Spanish nobleman and politician, given such title flowing the negotiation of Peace of Basel (1795), to the Spanish sailor and cartographer Dionisio Alcala, who can be considered one of the foremost cartographers and chart-makers of Spanish, having worked with Vicente Tofiño, Malaspina, and having been the first to chart Vancouver Island during the expedition in search of the Northwest Passage. One copy in the United States, at the University of South Carolina, one other copy located at the Biblioteca Nacional de España. According to OCLC.

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        Dictionnaire des Beaux-Arts

      Three vols. Large & thick 8vo, orig. paste-paper wrappers, orig. printed paper labels on spines, uncut. Paris: Crapelet, 1806. First edition and a lovely fresh set in original state. Millin (1759-1818), a celebrated antiquary and prodigious author, was appointed keeper of antiquities and medals at the Bibliothèque nationale in 1795. Dissatisfied with the state of comprehensive reference books on the fine arts, Millin set out to improve upon the earlier works of Lacombe, Sulzer, and Watelet (whom he criticizes in the preface). This work is incredibly wide-ranging with tens of thousands of entries, covering not just art but archeology, music, dance, architecture, art history, restoration, technical terms, opera, etc., etc. Millin was bibliographically oriented; many references are provided. Nice set. Label of Vol. I a little defective. ❧ N.B.G., Vol. 35, cols. 537-41.

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        Memoirs of the life, writings and correspondence of Sir William Jones by Lord Teignmouth

      London: John Hatchard, 1806. Second edition, 4to, pp. xv, [5], 531; fine engraved portrait frontispiece, plate of facsimile handwriting, errata slip tipped in at p. 1; clean tear in p. 211; mild foxing throughout; good, sound copy in orig. marbled paper-covered boards, neatly rebacked with new paper label on spine. Jones (1746-1794), the great Oriental scholar and co-founder (with Charles Wilkins) of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, was the first to discover the relationship between the Sanskrit, Gothic, Greek and Latin languages. "His clear understanding of the basic principles of scientific linguistics provided the foundation on which Rask, Bopp, and Grimm built the imposing structure of comparative Indo-European studies" (PMM).

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        Bound volume of 18th and 19th century American sermons

      various publsihers, New England 1806 - 8vo, contemporary full sheep, rubbed, but good and sound. 1) [Robbins, Ephraim.] A friendly letter to the Rev. Mr. Cumings, containing several queries upon certain observations in his sermon on natural religion. Newburyport, 1796. 2) Dow, Daniel. Familiar letters, to the Rev. John Sherman, once pastor of a church in Mansfield, in particular reference to his late anti-Trinitarian treatise. Second edition. Worcester, 1806. 3) Trustees of the Missionary Society of Connecticut. A summary of Christian doctrine and practice: designed especially for the use of people in the new settlements of the United States of America. Hartford, 1804. 4) Alexander, Caleb. An essay on the real deity of Jesus Christ? Boston, 1791. 5) M'Farland, Asa. A sermon delivered at Hanover, before the Franklin Lodge of free and accepted masons? Hanover, 1797. 6) Harris, Walter. A sermon delivered at Hopkinton, on the festival of St. John, the Baptist, A.L. 5803. Before the officers and brethren of Blazing-Star Lodge. Concord, 1803. 7) Cleveland, John. A sermon delivered at the dedication of the North-Meeting House in Wrentham. Wrentham, 1802. 8) Chapin, Stephen. The first discourse delivered at Hillsborough, N.H. June 30, A.D. 1805, after his ordination. Amherst, 1806. 9) Wilder, John. The importance of being prepared for the coming of the Lord to judgment, illustrated in a discourse? Providence, [1805]. 10) Goffe, Joseph. Spirits in prison: a discourse delivered at Upton? Worcester, 1803. 11) Crane, John. Impenitent sinners have natural power ? two sermons delivered at Oxford. Worcester, 1804. 12) Barton, Titus Theodore. A farewell sermon delivered at Tewksbury. Salem, 1803. 13) Worcester, Samuel. The importance of a faithful declaration of divine truth illustrated and improved: a valedictory sermon, delivered at Fitchburg. Salem, 1803. 14) Emmons, Nathaniel. A discourse ? at a public meeting of a number of singers who were improving themselves in church musick. Providence, 1806. 15) Emmons, Nathaniel. A discourse ? in commemoration of American independence. Wrentham, 1802. 16) Emmons, Nathaniel. The dander of embracing that notion of moral virtue ? a discourse, delivered on the annual Thanksgiving in Massachusetts, November 29, 1804. Providence, [?1805]. 17) Emmons, Nathaniel. A sermon ? at the funeral of Mrs. Lydia Fisk, late consort of the Rev. Elisha Fisk. Dedham, 1805.

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        Pastorals, Elegies, Odes, Epistles, and Other Poems.

      Abingdon, Md.: Printed by Daniel P. Ruff, 1806. 12mo, contemporary mottled sheep, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. ¶ A substantial and accomplished collection of poems by a young lady from Fair Park, Maryland, on numerous themes: elegies to lost loved ones and friends, epistles to the poet William Hayley, to the character Clarissa, to a Miss Chamney "on her lap-dog," an ode on "General Washington's Accepting the Command of the Army in 1798," and a tantalizing poem to "Miss Jane Austen," but too early for The Jane Austen. This is Mrs. Allen's only book, which she dedicates to President Thomas Jefferson, and it has been claimed to be the earliest published book of poetry by a Maryland woman, a claim I do not doubt, but cannot substantiate. Edges just slightly rubbed; an unusually fine copy.

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        A student's manuscript of mathematical problems from A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry.

      An elegant, substantial early-19th century manuscript containing practical mathematical and astronomical problems likely produced by a student of navigation.The majority of the text is from John Bonnycastle's A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, originally published in 1806. Bonnycastle was a respected mathematics teacher who tutored the children of the aristocracy and taught at the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich. A man of "considerable classical and general literary culture", he was a great friend of Fuseli and also of Leigh Hunt, who included Bonnycastle in his book Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries. "Bonnycastle was a prolific and successful writer of textbooks. Of his chief works, The Scholar's Guide to Arithmetic first appeared in 1780 and ran to an eighteenth edition in 1851... His Introduction to Astronomy (1786), intended as a popular introduction to astronomy rather than as an elementary treatise, was one of the best-selling books on the subject for many years... Besides elementary mathematical books, Bonnycastle was in early life a frequent contributor to the London Magazine. He also wrote the introduction to a translation (by T. O. Churchill) of Bossut's Histoire des mathématiques (1803) and a 'chronological table of the most eminent mathematicians from the earliest times' for the end of the book" (ODNB). This manuscript, titled "Bonnycastle's Trigonometry", contains the practical portions of the text, including rules for solving different types of trigonometric problems ("cases") and practice problems. The practice problems have been completed in full, including large, precise geometrical diagrams made with ruler and compass. Page numbers are given and the problems are dated, the first section having been completed on September 24th, 1813 with additions every few days until the final dated entry on March 31, 1814. The final, undated portion, about a quarter of the manuscript, comprises "Miscellaneous Astronomical Problems" from Andrew Mackay's The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea or Land (first published in 1793, the second edition in 1801), an important work for which its author "received the thanks of the boards of longitude of England and France" (ODNB). This manuscript's focus on mathematical rules and practice problems (at the expense of the more theoretical, text-heavy portions), together with the fact that it was updated regularly between September and March, indicates that it was produced by an advanced student working through the book as part of a regular course of study. The script is elegant, clear, and controlled throughout, and pencilled guide rules indicate that the student took great pains to ensure the manuscript was attractive and readable, suggesting that it was evaluated as part of coursework rather than used as a notebook for producing rough calculations (indeed, some rough calculations are included on sheets of scrap paper loosely inserted). Mathematics of this type, focused on spherical trigonometry, astronomy, and navigational problems, would have been of interest primarily to mariners, and it seems reasonable to conclude that the student was attending a naval or military institution, or was perhaps under private tutelage with a naval career in mind. A beautiful example of a student's efforts at practical mathematics for navigation at a time when Britain was the major power on the seas. ...as well as Andrew MacKay's The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea or Land. 170 page manuscript. Contemporary half speckled sheep, marbled sides. Several contemporary sheets of manuscript with mathematical notations loosely inserted. Corners repaired, a little wear and some discolouration to boards, endpapers tanned, contents with the occasional light spot but overall quite clean. Very good condition.

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        Beide Halbkugeln der Erde in stereographischer Aequatorialprojection nach des Herrn Freiherrn von Liechtenstern Entwurfe gezeichnet von Joseph Wüstinger. Grenzkolorierte Kupferstichkarte.

      Kunst u. Industrie-Comptoir, Wien 1806 - Bildgröße: 31,5 x 43,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), aufwendig unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 44 x 55,5 cm ), ungeöffnet. Das Blatt mit schwachem Mittelfalz, ansonsten die Karte als auch der Rahmen von guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Lagerort: Richey, 1. OG )

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        (1) A VOYAGE TO SENEGAL.....FROM CAPE BLANCO TO THE RIVER OF SIERRA LEONE (2) TRAVELS IN PARTS OF SOUTH AMERICA... DESCRIPTION OF CARRACCAS (3) A TOUR IN WALES AND...ENGLAND INCLUDING BOTH UNIVERSITIES (4) TRAVELS IN ITALY (SEE FULL TITLE BELOW) Vol IV in Series: a collection of modern and contemporary voyages and travels: scontaining, i. translations from foreign languages, of voyages never before translated. ii original voyages and travels never before published. iii. analyses of new voyages

      London: Richard Phillips. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1806. First English Edition. Hardcover. . ; Each book was issued seperately at intervals throughout the year with the intention of having each series bound together although they were sometimes bound individually. There were 10 or more volumes in this series. These books were of considerable interest because at the time of publication, they were one of the only sources of information as to current condition in foreign countries. Most travel and exploration books contained historical information. Contemporary 3/4 leather over scuffed marbled boards. Bright gilt lettering on spine. Text tight & intact. Rear hinge cracked with cover firmly attached. Lacks rear blank endpapers. Early owner's ink stamp in front. Condition noted after each book. Titles: (1) "A VOYAGE TO SENEGAL; OR, HISTORICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND POLITICAL MEMOIRS FROM CAPE BLANCO TO THE RIVER OF SIERRA LEONE. ...AN ACCOUNT OF A JOURNEY FROM ISLE ST LOUIS TO GALLAM" by J P L Durand. 181pp (t. P. & preface) + 3pp index. Folding map Western Coast of Africa + 2 full page & 10 half page plates: plates closely cropped on bottom with loss of text to two. Scattered very light foxing. (2) "Travels IN PARTS OF SOUTH AMERICA DURING THE YEARS 1801, 1802, 1803, & 1804; CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE CAPTAIN-GENERALSHIP OF CARRACCAS, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE LAWS, COMMERCE, AND NATURAL PRODUCTIONS OF THAT COUNTRY; AS ALSO A VIEW OF THE CUSTOMS AND MANNERS OF THE SPANIARD AND NATIVE INDIANS" by F Dupons. 157pp (t. P. & ad) + key to map of Carraccas + 2pp index. Includes fold-out maps of NE South America & Town of Carraccas. (3) A TOUR IN WALES AND AND THROUGH SEVERAL COUNTIES OF ENGLAND INCLUDING BOTH UNIVERSITIES IN THE SUMMER 1805" by a gentleman {W. Mavor} 182pp (tp, dedication & preface) + 2pp index. 2 fold-out plates. Minimal wear. Oxford, Cambridge. (4) "TRAVELS THROUGH ITALY IN THE YEARS 1804 AND 1805" by A Kotzebue. This is a 94pp analysis of a 4 volume work. (+2pp index). World Travel ; B.W. Plates; 8vo; 614 pages .

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        Kolbe, Carl Wilhelm. - "Danse de jeunes Garcons".

      Zürich Salomon Gessner -1811 1806 - Radierung / Strichätzung, 1806. Von Carl Wilhelm Kolbe, nach Salomon Gessner. 36,1 x 28,9 cm (Darstellung) / 46,2 x 37,0 cm (Platte) / 63,5 x 47 cm (Blatt). Martens 290 III (von III). Jentsch 307 III (von III). Aus: Carl Wilhelm Kolbe d. Ä., Collection des Tableaux en Gouache et des Dessins de Salomon Gessner (Zürich: Salomon Gessner 1806-1811). - In der Platte rechts unten signiert: "Gravé par Guil: Kolbe." - Im Werkverzeichnis von Martens beschrieben als: "Das Innere einer Grotte. Links sitzt auf hohem Säulenpostament ein Flöte blasender Faun. In der Mitte tanzen ein Knabe und ein kleiner Faun; rechts ein Jüngling und zwei Frauen." - Originalrandiges Blatt. Von allerbester Erhaltung. Carl Wilhelm Kolbe (1759 Berlin - 1835 Dessau). Genannt "Eichenkolbe". Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Schriftsteller. Sohn des Goldstickers und Tapetenmachers Christian Wilhelm Kolbe, verwandt mit Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki. 1780-82 Französischlehrer am Philanthropin Dessau. 1782-84 Sekretär des Forstministers Graf von Schulenburg-Kehnert in Berlin. Ab 1784 wieder Lehrer für Französisch und Kunst am Dessauer Philanthropin. 1793-95 Studium bei Asmus Carstens, Johann Wilhelm Meil und Chodowiecki an der Berliner Akademie. 1795 Aufnahme als ordentliches Mitglied in die Akademie und Ruf von Leopold III. Friedrich Franz von Anhalt-Dessau nach Dessau zum Aufbau einer Zeichenschule. 1798 Ernennung zum Hofkupferstecher. 1805-08 zu Gast bei Salomon Gessners in Zürich, um Radierungen nach dessen Landschaftszeichnungen anzufertigen. Salomon Gessner (1730 Zürich - 1788 Zürich). Salomon Gessner war ein Schweizer Idyllendichter, Maler und Grafiker. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oberamt Rötteln':.

      - Anonyme Tuschefederzeichnung, um 1806, 36 x 31,5 Zeigt das Oberamt Rötteln welches ab 1806 zum Großherzogtums Baden gehörte. - Fein ausgeführte Manuskriptkarte. - Die Städte und Dörfer in kleinen roten Silhouetten gezeichnet. - Unten rechts Titel.

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        Dictionnaire du Code Civil, Ou, Le Texte du Code Civil Range

      1806. A Dictionary and Digest of the Code Napoleon Daubanton, A[ntoine]-G[regoire] [1752-1813]. Dictionnaire du Code Civil, Ou, Le Texte du Code Civil Range par Ordre Alphabetique, Et son Usage Rendu Beaucoup plus Facile, Par une Concordance de Tous les Mots sur Lesquels Chacun peut Avoir Besoin de Consulter le Code; Avec une Table des Dates des Sanctions et Promulgations de Chacun des Titres Dudit Code: Ouvrage Utile aux Officiers Publics, Et Indispensable a tout Pere de Famille. Paris: Chez Crapart, Caille et Ravier, 1806. vi, 479 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Recent period-style calf, gilt fillets and retained early lettering piece to spine, endpapers retained. Moderate toning to text, some leaves have light foxing, light soiling to title page. A handsome copy of a rare title. $1,250. * Only edition. This book was published two years after the enactment of the Code Napoleon. Intended to familiarize readers with the new code of laws, the book contains a comprehensive dictionary of its terms, each citing the appropriate paragraph. This is followed by a tabular outline summary of the code. This is a scarce title. OCLC locates 8 copies, 1 in North America, at the Library of Congress. Another copy located at George Washington University Law School.

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        Flüchtige Bemerkungen auf einer Reise von St. Petersburg über Moskwa, Grodno, Warschau, Breslau nach Deutschland im Jahre 1805. 2 Bände. Mit 1 kolorierten gefalteten Aquatintatafel.

      - Leipzig, Rein, 1806. VI, 1 Bl., 350 Seiten, 1 Bl., 324 Seiten, 4 Bll. Pappbände der Zt. (etwas bestoßen). Erste Ausgabe dieses Reiseberichts. - Goedeke VI, 446, 7 - Cat. Russica R-715 - ADB XXVIII, 1. Reinbeck arbeitete als Erzieher eines Herrn von Uwaroff in St. Petersburg und wurde später Lehrer am Pagenkorps in St. Petersburg. 1805 kehrte er nach Deutschland zurück und schildert hier die Eindrücke auf seiner Heimreise. - Seine in Briefform verfassten Reiseerinnerungen behandeln St. Petersburg, Moskau, die Zarin Katharina, die Kirche, Banken und Handel, die russischen Bauern, Universitäten etc. - Band 1 mit einer schönen, fein kolorierten Aquatinta-Ansicht des alten Zarenpalasts im Kreml von G. Geißler. Etwas fleckig und gebräunt, die Aquatinta mit kleinen Randläsuren und mit Faltspuren aufgezogen. A9-130 Versand Dienstags und Freitags Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal für Freimaurerei.

      (Altenburg, Literarisches Comptoir), 1804 - 1806. - Bde. 1 und 2, in je 4 Heften, gebunden in 3 Bänden. (Alles unter diesem Titel erschienene!). X, 642 S., VI; 632 S. Dekorative grüne HLdr.-Bde. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Die Orig.-Umschläge mit eingebunden. Kloss 36; Wolfstieg 520 (gibt für 1820 einen 3. Band unter dem Titel "Neues Journal für Freimaurer" an). - Mit Beiträgen Schuderoff, Pierer, Mörlin, Schneider, Krause u. a. - Wolfstieg gibt ein Notenblatt an, das ich aber sonst nicht nachweisen konnte. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten. Gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Jamestown, Saint Helena, seen from the sea in 1805].[Place of production unknown, ca. 1815? after an 1806 print]. Oil painting on a thin brass plate (11.5 x 15.5 cm) showing the town of Jamestown on the island Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean, with 2 ships and a smaller sailboat in the bay before the town, the fortress on the promontory to the left, the houses, governor's residence and church in the centre with the valley and mountains behind. In an ebonized wooden frame and gilt inner frame (24 x 27.5 cm).

      An oil painting on brass, showing Jamestown on the island Saint Helena, with its houses, fortress, governor's residence and Church of St James, and with two ships and a boat in the bay before the city. Although the painting is unsigned and undated, it clearly matches the 4 June 1806 print published by Edward Orme in London, which was engraved by John Heaveside Clarke & J.R. Hamble after George Hutchins Bellasis (1788-1822). The interest in Saint Helena rose enormously when Napoleon was imprisoned there in 1815, so that is the most likely time for someone to have copied the 1806 print. Bellasis took a commission in the British army at Bombay, where his father was commander of the forces. Illness forced him to leave Bombay for home in 1804, but his condition worsened underway and he had to disembark at Saint Helena on 4 November 1804 and remain there eight months to recover before returning home. Bellasis was an amateur artist and when he recovered sufficiently, presumably in the new year, he made a series of views of the spectacular island almost 2000 kilometres from the nearest land. The print made from Bellasis's view of Jamestown, published on 4 June 1806, only months after he returned to England, is so close to the present painting that one must have copied the other. It seems most likely that the painting is a direct copy of the print. In very good condition, with only a few minor surface scratches in the varnish. A lovely painting of Saint Helena on brass, following a view made there in 1805.

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        Jamestown, Saint Helena, seen from the sea in 1805].[Place of production unknown, ca. 1815? after an 1806 print]. Oil painting on a thin brass plate (11.5 x 15.5 cm) showing the town of Jamestown on the island Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean, with 2 ships and a smaller sailboat in the bay before the town, the fortress on the promontory to the left, the houses, governor's residence and church in the centre with the valley and mountains behind. In an ebonized wooden frame and gilt inner frame (24 x 27.5 cm).

      - An oil painting on brass, showing Jamestown on the island Saint Helena, with its houses, fortress, governor's residence and Church of St James, and with two ships and a boat in the bay before the city. Although the painting is unsigned and undated, it clearly matches the 4 June 1806 print published by Edward Orme in London, which was engraved by John Heaveside Clarke & J.R. Hamble after George Hutchins Bellasis (1788-1822). The interest in Saint Helena rose enormously when Napoleon was imprisoned there in 1815, so that is the most likely time for someone to have copied the 1806 print. Bellasis took a commission in the British army at Bombay, where his father was commander of the forces. Illness forced him to leave Bombay for home in 1804, but his condition worsened underway and he had to disembark at Saint Helena on 4 November 1804 and remain there eight months to recover before returning home. Bellasis was an amateur artist and when he recovered sufficiently, presumably in the new year, he made a series of views of the spectacular island almost 2000 kilometres from the nearest land. The print made from Bellasis's view of Jamestown, published on 4 June 1806, only months after he returned to England, is so close to the present painting that one must have copied the other. It seems most likely that the painting is a direct copy of the print. In very good condition, with only a few minor surface scratches in the varnish. A lovely painting of Saint Helena on brass, following a view made there in 1805.

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        [Jamestown, Saint Helena, seen from the sea in 1805].[Place of production unknown, ca. 1815? after an 1806 print]. Oil painting on a thin brass plate (11.5 x 15.5 cm) showing the town of Jamestown on the island Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean, with 2 ships and a smaller sailboat in the bay before the town, the fortress on the promontory to the left, the houses, governor's residence and church in the centre with the valley and mountains behind. In an ebonized wooden frame and gilt inner frame (24 x 27.5 cm).

      An oil painting on brass, showing Jamestown on the island Saint Helena, with its houses, fortress, governor's residence and Church of St James, and with two ships and a boat in the bay before the city. Although the painting is unsigned and undated, it clearly matches the 4 June 1806 print published by Edward Orme in London, which was engraved by John Heaveside Clarke & J.R. Hamble after George Hutchins Bellasis (1788-1822). The interest in Saint Helena rose enormously when Napoleon was imprisoned there in 1815, so that is the most likely time for someone to have copied the 1806 print. Bellasis took a commission in the British army at Bombay, where his father was commander of the forces. Illness forced him to leave Bombay for home in 1804, but his condition worsened underway and he had to disembark at Saint Helena on 4 November 1804 and remain there eight months to recover before returning home. Bellasis was an amateur artist and when he recovered sufficiently, presumably in the new year, he made a series of views of the spectacular island almost 2000 kilometres from the nearest land. The print made from Bellasis's view of Jamestown, published on 4 June 1806, only months after he returned to England, is so close to the present painting that one must have copied the other. It seems most likely that the painting is a direct copy of the print. In very good condition, with only a few minor surface scratches in the varnish. A lovely painting of Saint Helena on brass, following a view made there in 1805.

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        Essays, Literary, Moral, and Philosophical

      Philadelphia: Thomas and William Bradford, 1806. Second Edition with Additions. Leather_bound. Very good. 8vo. [8]pp, 364pp. Restored. Brown calf leather binding with gilt stamped title on red leather label on spine. Head of spine patched with new brown leather. Joints and hinges repaired. Light toning to pages. Old ink signature on front paste down. Sabin 74217.

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        Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1806. In Which Are Described the Character and the Condition of the Dutch Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the Several Tribes of Natives beyond Its Limits: The Natural History of Such Subjects as Occurred in the Animal, Mineral, and vegetable Kingdoms; and the Geography of the Southern Extremity of Africa. A Topographical and Statistical Sketch of the Cape Colony: with an Inquiry into Its Importance as a Naval and Military Station as a Commercial Emporium; and as a Territorial Possession. in two Volumes. The Second Edition, with Additions and Alterations. Illustrated with several Engravings, and Charts. 2 volumes, quarto (265 ×208 mm). Contemporary calf, rebacked, red and green morocco labels, numbered direct to the fourth compartment, flat bands with dotted roll, gilt, lozenges gilt to the first, third, and sixth compartments, blind dentelle panel to the boards, reeded edge-roll. 9 folding engraved maps, 2 of which are coloured and 1 of which is hand-coloured in outline, 8 hand-coloured aquatints, half-title to volume 2. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Hussey to the front pastedown. Slightly rubbed, some restoration and repair at the corners, light browning, some offsetting from the coloured maps as usual, a very good set. Second, and best, edition of this influential survey of South Africa, which has a particular focus on the Cape Colony. First published in 1801-4, here the text is revised, expanded and corrected and 8 superb aquatint plates after Samuel Daniell added. Barrow accompanied Lord Macartney, as private secretary, on his mission to the Cape of Good Hope in 1797, being promoted to auditor general in 1798. "Macartney at once sent him on a double mission, viz. to reconcile the Kaffirs and Boers, and to obtain more accurate topographical knowledge of the colony, there being then no map which embraced one-tenth of it. In pursuit of these objects he traversed every part of the colony, and visited the several countries of the Kaffirs, Hottentots, and the Bosjesmen, performing 'a journey exceeding one thousand miles on horseback, on foot, and very rarely in a covered wagon, and full half the distance as a pedestrian, and never except for a few nights sleeping under a roof'... He owed his appointment [as second secretary of the Admiralty] mainly to the ability he had shown at the Cape and in his history of the colony, with its unrivalled map" (DNB). Barrow was elected to the Royal Society in 1805, and was one of the founders of the Royal Geographical Society. His accounts "established new standards for travel writing" and through his friendship with John Murray he "secured the publication of a succession of travellers' accounts which generated the great public interest in exploration." (ODNB) Armorial bookplate of Thomas Hussey to the front pastedowns.

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        TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. IN WHICH ARE DESCRIBED THE CHARACTER AND THE CONDITION OF THE DUTCH COLONISTS OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND OF THE SEVERAL TRIBES OF NATIVES BEYOND ITS LIMITS:...TWO VOLUMES. SECOND EDITION

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806. ...[VOL. 1 - xvii, 427 pgs., VOL. 2 - [v], 372 pgs.]...SECOND EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND ALTERATIONS..."THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SUCH SUBJECTS AS OCURRED IN THE ANIMAL, MINERAL, AND VEGETABLE KINGDOMS...COMPREHENDING ALSO A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL SKETCH OF THE CAPE COLONY: WITH AN INQUIRY INTO ITS IMPORTANCE AS A NAVAL AND MILITARY STATION AS A COMMERCIAL EMPORIUM..."...ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL ENGRAVINGS AND CHARTS INCLUDING 8 HAND COLORED AQUATINT PLATES BY SAMUEL DANIELLI(NOT FOUND IN THE FIRST EDITION) IN VOLUME 1 AND 9 FOLDING CHARTS AND PLANS(3 WITH COLOR) IN VOLUME 2. THE LARGEST FOLDING MAP "COLONY OF THE GOOD HOPE" HAS BEEN REPAIRED AND IS IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION...Barrow accompanied an expedition from Cape Town to Graaf-Reinet and another to Namaqualand. This is a comprehensive account of his travels...The 2 volume set has been beautifully rebound in decoratively stamped calf leather and decorated in gilt on spine...Marbled textblock...Some offsetting to maps OTHERWISE A NEAR FINE COPY OF A VERY HANDSOME SET... . Second Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine.. 4to.

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        Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1806. In Which Are Described the Character and the Condition of the Dutch Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the Several Tribes of Natives beyond Its Limits: The Natural History of Such Subjects as Occurred in the Animal, Mineral, and vegetable Kingdoms; and the Geography of the Southern Extremity of Africa. A Topographical and Statistical Sketch of the Cape Colony: with an Inquiry into Its Importance as a Naval and Military Station as a Commercial Emporium; and as a Territorial Possession. in two Volumes. The Second Edition, with Additions and Alterations. Illustrated with several Engravings, and Charts. 2 volumes, quarto (263 ×200 mm). Recent sprinkled calf, red and green labels to spines, blind double fillet panel with floral corner-pieces to the boards, edges sprinkled red, blue and gold marbled endpapers. 9 folding engraved maps, 2 of which are coloured and 1 of which is hand-coloured in outline, 8 hand-coloured aquatints. Very slightly rubbed on the joints, hinges neatly repaired, light browning, some foxing, and a little off-setting from the plates as usual, but overall a very good set. Second, and best, edition of this influential survey of South Africa, which has a particular focus on the Cape Colony. First published in 1801-4, here the text is revised, expanded and corrected and 8 superb aquatint plates after Samuel Daniell added. Barrow accompanied Lord Macartney, as private secretary, on his mission to the Cape of Good Hope in 1797, being promoted to auditor general in 1798. "Macartney at once sent him on a double mission, viz. to reconcile the Kaffirs and Boers, and to obtain more accurate topographical knowledge of the colony, there being then no map which embraced one-tenth of it. In pursuit of these objects he traversed every part of the colony, and visited the several countries of the Kaffirs, Hottentots, and the Bosjesmen, performing 'a journey exceeding one thousand miles on horseback, on foot, and very rarely in a covered wagon, and full half the distance as a pedestrian, and never except for a few nights sleeping under a roof'... He owed his appointment [as second secretary of the Admiralty] mainly to the ability he had shown at the Cape and in his history of the colony, with its unrivalled map" (DNB). Barrow was elected to the Royal Society in 1805, and was one of the founders of the Royal Geographical Society. His accounts "established new standards for travel writing" and through his friendship with John Murray he "secured the publication of a succession of travellers' accounts which generated the great public interest in exploration" (ODNB).

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        TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, In Which are Described the Character and the Condition of the Dutch Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the Several Tribes of Natives Beyond its Limits: The Natural History of Such Subjects as Occurred in the Animal, Mineral, and Vegetable Kingdoms; and the Geography of the Southern Extremity of Africa, Comprehending Also a Topographical and Statistical Sketch of the Cape Colony: With an Inquiry into its Importance as a Naval and Military Station as a Commercial Emporium; and as a Territorial Possession

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand, 1806. 2 volumes. First Edition with the handcoloured decorations. Second and Best Edition overall with additions not found in the one volume first edition and with the handcoloured plates, charts and plans not found in the first edition. With the 8 finely coloured aquatint plates by S. Daniell in Vol. I and with 9 folding charts and plans including the large folding map and 8 other maps and charts of which three are handcoloured, in Vol. II. 4to, bound in handsome three-quarter dark calf over marbled boards in contemporary style, the spines with raised bands gilt ruled, numbered in gilt in two compartments and with red morocco labels lettered in gilt. xvi, 427; (4), 372 (2, directions for placing the plates), (2 ads) pp. A very handsome copy, the text-block and plates in very nice condition. A few folds supported, the aquatint handcoloured plates all very nicely preserved. A clean and pleasing copy. A VERY HANDSOME COPY OF THE SECOND AND BEST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK. HANDCOLOURED AQUATINT PLATES BY S. DANIELL AND HANDCOLOURED MAPS AND CHARTS ARE PRESENT IN THIS EDITION FOR THE FIRST TIME. ?Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, FRS , FRGS , LL.D was an English statesman who, through the interest of Sir George Leonard Staunton, to whose son he taught mathematics, was attached on the first British embassy to China from 1792-94 as comptroller of the household to Lord Macartney. He soon acquired a good knowledge of the Chinese language, on which he subsequently contributed interesting articles to the Quarterly Review; and the account of the embassy published by Sir George Staunton records many of Barrow's valuable contributions to literature and science connected with China. Although Barrow ceased to be officially connected with Chinese affairs after the return of the embassy in 1794, he always took much interest in them, and on critical occasions was frequently consulted by the British government. In 1797 he accompanied Lord Macartney, as private secretary, in his important and delicate mission to settle the government of the newly acquired colony of the Cape of Good Hope. Barrow was entrusted with the task of reconciling the Boers and "Kaffirs" and of reporting on the country in the interior. On his return from his journey, in the course of which he visited all parts of the colony, he was appointed auditor-general of public accounts. He decided to settle in South Africa, married Anne Maria Trüter, and in 1800 bought a house in Cape Town. But the surrender of the colony at the peace of Amiens (1802) upset this plan. His writings on his travels and studies in southern Africa are the subject matter of the book here offered. And it is one of the great early works on South Africa. He returned to England in 1804, was appointed Second Secretary to the Admiralty by Viscount Melville, a post which he held for nearly forty years. He enjoyed the esteem and confidence of all the eleven chief lords who successively presided at the Admiralty board during that period, and more especially of King William IV while lord high admiral, who honoured him with tokens of his personal regard. In his position at the Admiralty, Barrow was a great promoter of Arctic voyages of discovery, including those of John Ross, William Edward Parry, James Clark Ross, and John Franklin. Point Barrow in Alaska is named for him. He is reputed to have been the initial proposer of St Helena as the new place of exile for Napoleon Bonaparte following the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Barrow was a fellow of the Royal Society, and in 1821 received the degree of LL.D from the University of Edinburgh. A baronetcy was conferred on him by Sir Robert Peel in 1835. He retired from public life in 1845 and devoted himself to writing a history of the modern Arctic voyages of discovery (1846), as well as his autobiography, published in 1847. Besides the numerous articles in the Quarterly Review already mentioned, Barrow published among other works: A Voyage in Cochinchina (1806), Travels in China (1804), Travels into the Interior of South Africa (1801-1804 and 1806, Lives of Lord Macartney (1807), Lord Anson (1839), Lord Howe (1838), The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty: (1831) Its Cause and Consequences, a report about the mutiny on the Bounty.

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        Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa. In Which are Described the Character and the Condition of the Dutch Colonist of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the Several Tribes of Natives Beyond its Limits . .

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806, 1806. Second edition, preceded by the first of 1801-04, which did not contain the eight plates by Daniell. Abbey Travel 322. Edges a little rubbed; some offsetting to the text from the hand-coloring on the maps; one map detached at a fold, without loss; very good copy.. 2 vols, 4to, contemporary calf rebacked, green and orange morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Eight hand-colored plates; nine folding maps and charts, some colored in outline. Complete with half-title in volume two (only, as called for) and directions to the binder.

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        Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa. In Which are Described the Character and the Condition of the Dutch Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the Several Tribes of Natives Beyond its Limits: The Natural History of Such Subjects as Occurred in the Animal, Mineral, and Vegetable Kingdoms; and the Geography of the Southern Extremity of Africa, Comprehending Also a Topographical and Statistical Sketch of the Cape Colony: With an Inquiry into its Importance as a Naval and Military Station as a Commercial Emporium; and as a Territorial Possession. [Second edition with the plates.]

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806. Quarto. 215 x 280 mm. 2 volumes with the plates loose in a separate matching portfolio. Bound in elegant brown mottled goatskin with leather labels and 5 raised bands by the celebrated Russian-American binder Alexander (Sasha) Mosalov. xvi, 426; [vi], 372, [2] pp. Some of the brittle pages repaired with translucent archival tape. 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 9 folding maps and charts, 3 coloured or coloured in outline. Abbey, Travel, 322. The plates are A Boor's wife taking her Coffee Broad tailed Sheep A Hottentot Passing a Kloof Kaffer Woman The Gnoos A Bushman in Armour The African Rhinoceros General Chart of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope. Military Plan of he Cape Peninsula Chart of Table Bay False Bay at the Cape of Good Hope Coast of Africa from Table Bay . . . to Saldanha Bay Mossel Bay Chart of the Knysna Plettensbergs Bay Algoa Bay

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        A Sporting Tour Through Various Parts of France, in the Year 1802 : Including a Concise Description of the Sporting Establishments, Mode of Hunting, and Other Field-amusements, As Practised in That Country

      London : Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1806. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volume set quarter bound in contemporary red leather. Quarto. Marbled boards. lxvi, 168, [6]; xii, 260, [8] pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, folding aquatint frontispiece, two engraved title pages, 46 aquatints, 9 of which are folding, 7 full page engraved plates, two engraved musical plates, plus numerous woodcut, engraved and aquatint tailpieces. TEG. Minimal shelfwear to Volume 1. Minimal shelfwear to Volume 2 with some chipping and loss to head of spine. Tight bindings and good covers. Contemporary bookplate on inside boards of both volumes of Dean Page. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal toning. Volume 1 plates and folding plates in crisp, clean condition. 1st folding plate torn in half but contemporary repaired (see photo). Volume 2 plates and folding plates in crisp,clean condition. Abbey, Travel No. 84. Tooley No. 488 Please feel free to view our photographs.

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        Virorum illustrium ex ordine eremitarum D. Augustini elogia cum singulorum expressis ad vivum iconibus.

      Mit Kupferttitel und 30 blattgr. gest. Portraits von C. Galle nach J. Francquart. 6 Bll., 288 S. Roter Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. und Deckenfileten. Goldschnitt. 21 x 16 cm. Alden 636/17 Funck 299. - Erste Ausgabe der Biographien wichtiger Mitglieder des Augustinerordens. Mit Exlibris George Thomas Wyndham (1806-1830, Cromer Hall, Norfolk). - An den Gelenken etwas gedunkelt. Sehr gutes und dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar!

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        Lehrbuch der Ingenieur- und Maschinen-Mechanik. 2.-5. verb. Auflage, bearb. v. G. Herrmann. 3 Teile in zus. 9 umfangreichen Teilbänden (komplett).

      22 x 14 cm. Mit mehreren Tasuend Textabbildungen in Holzstich und vielen Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit, teils mit Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren (Rücken teils etwas fleckig, ein Rücken fehlt, Rückengelenke des ersten Teils sauber und stabil geklebt). *Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1806-1871) war ein deutscher Mathematiker und Ingenieur, Begründer der neuen Markscheidekunst. Seine Werke verknüpften in der Zeit der Industrialisierung die Maschinenkunde mit der Mathematik und Mechanik. Sein Lehrbuch der Ingenieur- und Maschinen-Mechanik (begonnen 1846) war ein international anerkanntes Standardwerk des Ingenieurwesens. - Vorliegend sein umfassendes und sehr umfangreiches Lehrbuch, vielfach untergliedert in alle relevanten Teilbereiche. - Teil 1 (in 2 Teilbänden): Lehrbuch der Theoretischen Mechanik. XVI, 1311 S. - Teil 2/1: Die Statik der Bauwerke. XXV, 1164 S. - Teil 2/2: Die Mechanik der Umtriebsmaschinen. XIV, 1255 S. - Teil 3/1: Zwischenmaschinen. 1086, X S. - Teil 3/2: Die Maschinen zur Formveränderung. VIII, 1299, X S. - Teil 3/3: Maschinen zur Formveränderung (in 2 umfangreichen Teilbänden). 2200 S. - Im letzten Teilband sind die Seiten 1865-2200 vor die Seiten 1223-1864 gebunden (die komplexe Untergliederung war wohl auch für den Buchbinder etwas kompliziert). - Titelblätter gestempelt, Text durchgehend sauber. Trotz der og. Mängel an einigen Einbänden ein insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar (Dublette einer alten Bibliothek, das nicht oder nur ganz wenig in Gebrauch war).

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        Voyages Pittoresques dans les Quatre Parties du Monde, ou troisième édition de l'encyclopédie des voyages, contenant les costumes des principaux peuples de l'Europe, de l'Asie, de l'Afrique, de l'Amérique, et des Sauvages de la mer du Sud

      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; pleasing contemporary ownership stamp on two leaves at start of each volume. 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 Lachaussée 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 Pérouse, 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 Encyclopédie 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 particularly attractive example of this colourful and picturesque work, in an excellent French binding of the period, has the attractive library stamps at start of each volume of Achille Hippolyte Gentil, French senator and for sixteen years president of the Conseil Général.

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        The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, and Longman Hurst, Rees and Orme,, 1806. Now first collected and arranged: with Memoirs of his Early Life, written by himself. In three volumes. 3 volumes, octavo (215 x 132 mm). Contemporary half russia, buff paper boards, spines lettered in gilt, raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, buff endpapers, marbled edges. 2 additional engraved vignette title pages to volumes I and III, 12 engraved plates as issued, some folding, including an additional plate (VIII*), and 1 folding table. Book labels to front pastedowns of each volume, specifying the sale of M. Boulton's Library at Christie's, December 1986. Extremities lightly worn, joints a little creased, otherwise a bright and clean set. First edition of this collection of the revolutionary politician and natural philosopher's letters and papers, an excellent association copy from the library of English engineer Matthew Boulton, Franklin's collaborative experimenter and friend. Matthew Boulton is perhaps best known as the business partner of James Watt and as an active member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham, a set of key figures in the Midlands Enlightenment led by Erasmus Darwin. During his time spent in England in the 1750s Franklin travelled to Birmingham where he met Boulton and his circle, and "the two carried out electrical experiments together. Within a few years they were corresponding on the subject of Boulton's experiments on developing a steam engine, which were underway prior to him meeting James Watt" (McLean, p. 34). Both Franklin and Boulton were working on Leyden jar experiments in particular, and when the former required more scientific glassware, Boulton procured it for him. Franklin thanked him in a letter, adding: "If any thing new in Magnetism or Electricity or any other Branch of natural Knowledge, has occurr'd to your fruitful Genius since I last had the Pleasure of seeing you, you will by communicating it, greatly oblige [me]" (22 May 1765). The Complete Works details Franklin's groundbreaking experiments in electricity as well as his thoughts on a wide variety of subjects including astrological phenomena, magnetism, naval navigation techniques, the structure of education, the slave trade, economy, and his account of the American Revolution. Franklin's reputation as the first great American scientist rests on his work on electricity; his accounts of experiments using Leyden jars, lightning rods, and charged clouds are extensively recorded in his papers, many of which were published in this edition for the first time.

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        CAMPAGNES DE LA GRANDE ARMEE ET DE L'ARMEE D'ITALIE EN L'AN XIV. EN SAXE, EN PRUSSE ET EN POLOGNE EN L'AN 1806 ET L'AN 1807

      POUGIN 1806 1807, PARIGI - Francese Due volumi, entrambi con legature in mezza pelle, piatti con carta a motivi floreali scolorita, con strappi e con tracce di umidità, dorsi con tasselli, cornici, fregi e titoli d'oro, con lievi abrasioni e piccolo foro di tarlo al vol. I, pagine brunite, con fioritura, alcuni piccoli restauri e carte ripiegate

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        The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals. Now first collected and arranged: with Memoirs of his Early Life, written by himself. In three volumes.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, and Longman Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1806 - 3 volumes, octavo (215 x 132 mm). Contemporary half russia, buff paper boards, spines lettered in gilt, raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, buff endpapers, marbled edges. Book labels to front pastedowns of each volume, specifying the sale of M. Boulton's Library at Christie's, December 1986. Extremities lightly worn, joints a little creased, otherwise a bright and clean set. 2 additional engraved vignette title pages to volumes I and III, 12 engraved plates as issued, some folding, including an additional plate (VIII*), and 1 folding table. First edition of this collection of the revolutionary politician and natural philosopher's letters and papers, an excellent association copy from the library of English engineer Matthew Boulton, Franklin's collaborative experimenter and friend. Matthew Boulton is perhaps best known as the business partner of James Watt and as an active member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham, a set of key figures in the Midlands Enlightenment led by Erasmus Darwin. During his time spent in England in the 1750s Franklin travelled to Birmingham where he met Boulton and his circle, and "the two carried out electrical experiments together. Within a few years they were corresponding on the subject of Boulton's experiments on developing a steam engine, which were underway prior to him meeting James Watt" (McLean, p. 34). Both Franklin and Boulton were working on Leyden jar experiments in particular, and when the former required more scientific glassware, Boulton procured it for him. Franklin thanked him in a letter, adding: "If any thing new in Magnetism or Electricity or any other Branch of natural Knowledge, has occurr'd to your fruitful Genius since I last had the Pleasure of seeing you, you will by communicating it, greatly oblige [me]" (22 May 1765). The Complete Works details Franklin's groundbreaking experiments in electricity as well as his thoughts on a wide variety of subjects including astrological phenomena, magnetism, naval navigation techniques, the structure of education, the slave trade, economy, and his account of the American Revolution. Franklin's reputation as the first great American scientist rests on his work on electricity; his accounts of experiments using Leyden jars, lightning rods, and charged clouds are extensively recorded in his papers, many of which were published in this edition for the first time. Ford 550. See Leonard W. Labaree (ed.), The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, volume 12, January 1 through December 31, 1765. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967, p. 140; Rita McLean, "Matthew and the Soho Enterprises", West Midlands History: The West Midlands Enlightenment. Issue 1, Spring 2013. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Rheinische Bund. Eine Zeitschrift historisch-politisch-statistisch-geographischen Inhalts. Herausgegeben in Gesellschaft sachkundiger Männer von P. A. Winkopp.

      J.C.B. Mohr, J.F. Wenner, Frankfurt am Mayn / Kopp, Offenbach / Dessauer, Aschaffenburg 1806 -(1813),. Bände 1 - 23 (alles Erschienene) und ein \"Hauptregister über die Hefte 28-60\", 8°, teils Pergament-, teils Halbpergament-Einbände der Zeit, Einbände stärker fleckig, nachgedunkelt und berieben, Titelrückenschilder fehlen teils, teils nur fragmentarisch vorhanden, bei einigen Bänden Deckel und Innendeckel / Vorsätze verfärbt durch alten Feuchtigkeitsschaden, bei einem Band Einband, Innendeckel und einige wenige Seiten schimmelfleckig, innen ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, vollständig sehr selten, Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        LETTRES DE MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ, A SA FILLE ET A SES AMIS ; Nouvelle édition, mise dans un meilleur ordre, enrichie d'éclaircissements et de notes historiques ; augmentée de lettres, fragments, notices sur Madame de Sévigné et sur ses amis, éloges et autres morceaux inédits ou peu connus, tant en prose qu'en vers ; par Ph. A. Grouvelle, ancien ministre plénipotentiaire, ex-législateur et correspondant de l'Institut National.

      A Paris, chez Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1806 - 8 forts volumes in-8 (22,3 x 13,7 cm) de (6)-CLXIV-XXXV-334 ; (4)-479 ; (4)-478 ; (4)-494 ; (4)-480 ; (4)-447 ; (4)-527 et (4)-636-(2) pages. 2 portraits hors-texte d'après Chasselat (Madame de Sévigné et Madame de Grignan). Suite de 20 portraits historiques (suite Renouard). Cartonnage plein papier caramel de l'époque, pièce de titre et tomaison de maroquin rouge à long grain et ornée de filets dorés. Ensemble collationné complet du texte et des gravures. Cartonnages d'origine bien conservé avec quelques usures aux extrémités des coiffes et coins, quelques mors fendus (papier uniquement). Non rogné. Intérieur très frais, pratiquement sans aucune rousseurs pour le texte. Quelques pâles rousseurs sur les portraits. Bien complet du fac-similé dépliant. EXEMPLAIRE DU RARE TIRAGE SUR GRAND PAPIER VÉLIN AVEC LES DEUX PORTRAITS AVANT LA LETTRE. Quérard, dans la France littéraire, donne le détail du tirage de cette édition : Papier d'Auvergne (48 francs). Papier d’Angoulême (54 francs). Papier vélin ex. cartonnés à la Bradel (92 francs). Il n'y a pas le nombre d'exemplaires de chacun des papiers, mais les exemplaires sur papier vélin étaient les plus chers et par là même les plus rares (sans doute une centaine d'exemplaires ou moins sur ce papier). Notre exemplaire possède comme il se doit les deux portrait de la mère et la fille en épreuves avant la lettre, ainsi que la suite de portrait publiée séparément par Renouard. Le fac-similé replié est également présent en tête du tome premier et imprimé sur papier bleuté. "Aux Lettres imprimées dans les précédentes éditions, Grouvelle en a ajouté d'autres. Celles de madame de Grignan et du marquis de Sévigné. Celles de Bussy-Rabutin, de Coulanges, de Corbinelli, forment, par les différences de leur style, des contrastes piquants et une agréable variété. L'idée d'avoir classé dans l'ordre de dates où elles furent écrites toutes les Lettres indistinctement, qui jusqu'alors formaient autant de recueils séparés, qu'il y avait de correspondances particulières, est très-heureuse ; elle ôte les lacunes où, pendant la réunion de la mère et de la fille, on les perdait totalement de vue : mais par ce moyen, depuis l'âge de vingt-deux ans jusqu'au moment de sa mort, on suit tous les instants de cette femme intéressante, et le recueil de ses lettres devient presque l'histoire de sa vie. C'est à l'ancien bibliothécaire de Napoléon et du conseil d'État, A.-A-Barbier, que Grouvelle était redevable du plan de son édition ; notre érudit bibliographe avait indiqué ce plan dans le Magasin encyclopédique. Une autre idée non moins heureuse est celle d'avoir fait graver quelques fragments d'une de ces lettres d'après un original qu'à force de soins on est parvenu à se procurer à l'imitation exacte des caractères nous met pour ainsi dire en plus intime connaissance avec l'auteur. Les notes sont beaucoup plus exactes que celles des précédentes éditions ; elles servent de complément à ce que les lettres ne laissent quelquefois qu'entrevoir, et elles lèvent l'anonyme des noms qui n'étaient auparavant indiqués que par des initiales. Une amélioration non moins importante est une table des matières très-étendue." (Quérard). La première édition des lettres de Mme de Sévigné date de 1725 et a été donnée subrepticement en une mince plaquette de 75 pages regroupant seulement quelques lettres pour la plupart incorrectement retranscrites et fragmentaires (31 fragments). Cette première édition rarissime et quasi mythique n’était connue qu’à 2 ou 3 exemplaires à la fin du XIXe siècle, il ne semble pas qu’on en est répertorié d’autres depuis. Les bibliographes considèrent donc comme véritable seconde édition originale, celle que nous proposons ici, l’édition dite de Rouen publiée en 1726 par les soins du fils de Roger de Bussy-Rabutin (cousin indiscret de la Marquise). On a beaucoup tergiversé pour savoir s’il s’agissait du fils aîné (Amé-Nicolas de comte Bussy-Rabutin) ou bien du cadet, futur évêque de Luçon, abbé de Bussy. C [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean. With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language. Compiled and arranged from the extensive communications of Mr. William Mariner, several years resident in those Islands [including a large fold-out Map of Tonga Island by J. Walker showing "Tonga", "Hafooloo How" and "The Hapai Islands", Tofooa etc.].

      Second Edition. Octavo. Pagination: Volume I - Engraved Frontispiece by Bragg (after Mouchet) - showing William Mariner in the costume of the Tonga Islands, LVI, Folded Map of Tonga by J. Walker, 444 pages / Volume II: 344 pages plus further 148 unnumbered pages with the grammar of the Tonga Language and a thorough Index. Hardcover / Beautiful original half leather bindings with gilt lettering and floral elements. Marbled-paper-covered boards. Excellent, very good plus or even better condition of the bindings. Only very slightly rubbed and bumped. The lower part of the engraving with a faint dampstain. Only the very slightest sign of foxing. Overall the interior exceptional clean !! The fold-out map in excellent, very clean condition with only a very fine sign of a dampstain to the very outer margin. Rare ! And even rarer in this firm condition of the bindings ! William Mariner (17911853) was an Englishman who lived in Tonga from 29 November 1806 to (probably) 8 November 1810. He later published Tonga Islands, an account of his experiences that is now one of the major sources of information on Tonga, before it was significantly influenced by European culture, Christianity or colonisation. As a teenager, Mariner was a ship's clerk aboard the British privateer Port au Prince. In 1806, while it was anchored off the Tongan island of Lifuka, in the Ha'apai island group, Port au Prince was seized by a chief named Finau Ulukalala. Most of the crew were killed during the capture of the ship, but the chief spared Mariner and a few crewmates. Mariner lived in Tonga for four years. After returning to England, Mariner he dictated a detailed account of his experiences, a description of Tongan society and culture, and a grammar and dictionary of the Tongan language. The Port-au-Prince was an English private ship of war, a vessel of 500 tons armed with 24 long nine and twelve pound guns as well as 8 twelve pound carronades on the quarter deck. She carried a "letter of marque" and this document permitted her Captain and crew to become pirates against the enemies of England, primarily France and Spain. In payment for their pirate raids any plunder they seized was to be their own. Commanded by Captain Duck she sailed for the New World on 12 February 1805 having been given a twofold commission by her owner, a Mr. Robert Bent of London. Their primary goal was to attack the Spanish ships of the New World capturing gold and valuables but if she failed in that task her secondary objective was to sail into the Pacific in search of whales to be rendered for their oil. The Atlantic crossing was rough but uneventful and she lay off the coast of Brazil by April and then rounded Cape Horn in July before proceeding north in search of Spanish Galleons laden with treasure. They captured a number of ships but most yielded little in the way of valuables and at times the men began to get disgruntled by capturing what they contemptuously referred to as dung barges. The Port-au-Prince was now also on the lookout for whales as well but, although catching a few, experienced little success in this endeavour. After leaving Hawaii in September under the command of Mr. Brown, she intended to make port at Tahiti but missed the target and instead sailed westward for the Tonga Islands. She arrived in Ha'apai on 9 November 1806, almost two years since departing England and after numerous engagements, leaking badly and having already witnessed the death of her captain. She was laden with the spoils of war and cargo amounting to approx twelve thousand dollars plus a considerable amount of copper plus silver and gold ore. A large quantity of silver candlesticks, chalices, incense pans, crucifixes and images complemented the treasure. She weighed anchor, in seven fathoms water off the North West Point of Lifuka Island, for what was destined to be the last time. A number of chiefs visited the ship on the evening of her arrival and brought with them barbecued hogs, yams and a native of Hawaii who spoke some English informing Captain Brown that the Tongans had only friendly intentions. Finau, the chief of the Ha'apai, apparently took a liking to William Mariner, who reminded Finau of a son who had died of illness. Port-au-Prince also had Hawaiian crew who did not trust the situation and expressed concern to the captain that the Tongans were feigning friendliness while planning attack. Captain Brown chose to ignore the warnings. The next day Tongans began to board the vessel until there were around 300 in different parts of the ship. They invited Captain Brown ashore to see the Island and assured of their friendly motives he agreed. On arrival he was clubbed to death, stripped and left lying in the sand. Simultaneously the main attack commenced on the Port-au-Prince. The sailors were outnumbered and overwhelmed easily. Finau had given instructions that the life of Mariner should be spared if at all possible. All but four of the crew members were clubbed to death, their heads so badly beaten as to be unrecognisable. For the next three days the ship was stripped of her iron, a valuable commodity, and had her guns removed before being burnt to the water line to more readily remove what iron remained. Finau assumed responsibility for Mariner, taking him under his protection. Mariner became known as Toki 'Ukamea (Iron Axe) and spent the next four years living amongst the islanders. He lived mostly in the northern island group of Vava?u. During this period, Mariner witnessed Finau's attempts to unify the islands, using cannon seized from the Port-au-Prince. One long nine still lies on Ha'anno Island. In 1810, Mariner was rescued and returned to England. He related his story to John Martin, who authored the book The Tongan Islands, William Mariner's account. Mariner gave a lively description of Finau Fangupo in particular. In one passage, Mariner quoted Finau's opinion of the western innovation of money:If money were made of iron and could be converted into knives, axes and chisels there would be some sense in placing a value on it but as it is, I see none. If a man has more yams than he wants, let him exchange some of them away for pork. [...] Certainly money is much handier and more convenient but then, as it will not spoil by being kept, people will store it up instead of sharing it out as a chief ought to do, and thus become selfish. [...] I understand now very well what it is that makes the papalangi [white men] so selfish it is this money! There are three major versions of Mariner's account. The original version was first published in 1817 by John Murray II, with the help of Dr. John Martin, who assumed authorship. Later editions appeared in England in 1818 and 1827 and in Germany in 1819 and the United States in 1820. The Vava'u Press of Tonga issued a new edition in 1981 that includes a biographical essay about Mariner, written by Denis Joroyal McCulloch, one of Mariner's great-great grandsons, but leaves out the grammar and dictionary. Two modern editions with modern Tongan spelling and other additions have been published, the first by Boyle Townshend Somerville in 1936 and the second by Paul W. Dale in 1996. (Wikipedia)

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