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        Voyage au Cap du Bonne Esperance

      

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        Reise auf dem Rhein durch die teutschen und französischen Rheinländer nach Uetzen und Spaa

      Frankfurt a/m im Verlage bey Friedrich Esslinger, 1806 - Vortitel, 615 S., 1 nn.S., 2 S., 4 Kupfer, mehrfach ausfaltbare Karte des Rheinlaufes (29,9 x 44,5 cm) in Buchinnentasche. Besitzstempel und Besitzvermerke auf Titel und 3 weiteren Blatt, durchgehend mehr oder weniger stockfleckig. Die Karte stellenweise in den Falzen hinterlegt. Insgesamt befriedigender Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 453 Privater Halbleineneinband, handschriftliches Rückenschild, ca. 11,8 x 17 cm Zweite verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage mit Kupfern.

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson

      MacMillan, London 1806 - 3 vols. Original half calf. Small mark on one spine. A handsome set in contemporary, Art Nouveau-style binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Token for Children. Being An exact account of the Conversion, Holy and exemplary Lives, and joyful Deaths of Several Young Children in Two Parts...To which is added Some choice sayings of Dying Saints

      Philadelphia: From the Press of the Late R. Aitkin, Printed by Jane Aitkin. 1806. First. First edition printed by Jane Aitkin, the widow of the noted Philadelphia publisher and an important woman printer. 16mo. Leather and marbled paper over boards. Lacks rear board and blanks, but text complete. Early owner names, part of the front fly torn away, presumably to efface an inscription, general wear -- a good, readable copy. A cheery little tome about dead children, and one of the most widely printed and popular books for children for over a century. OCLC locates only three copies of this edition. .

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        Monody on the ever-to-be-lamented Death of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson

      London: for the Author No. 13 Charlton Street Fitzroy Square. Sold by Messrs. Colnaghi, 1806. Engraving above Poem designed by G. Fox Drawn by W.W. Craig. Engraved by A. Cardon. Miles. Printer, Great Portland Street. 1 vols. Folio (18 x 12-/2 inches). Original plain blue back wrapper (front wrappr not present). Minor marginal foxing. Engraving above Poem designed by G. Fox Drawn by W.W. Craig. Engraved by A. Cardon. Miles. Printer, Great Portland Street. 1 vols. Folio (18 x 12-/2 inches). Not in OCLC

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        Specimen Historiae Arabum; Auctore Edvardo Pocockio, Accessit Historia Veterum Arabum Ex Abu’l Feda: Cura Antonii I. Sylvestre De Sacy.

      E. Typographeo Clarendoniano, Oxford 1806 - xv, 573 pp. Latin & Arabic text within borders, steel engraved frontispiece portrait, vignette on title page, 1 steel engraved plate, partly uncut, rebacked, new vellum spine, slightly rubbed boards, scattered foxing mainly on front and last few pages, book plate of Peter Fraser. Copy in good condition. Edward Pococke (1604-1691), whose notes enriched this work, did perhaps more than any other man of his day to promote Oriental scholarship in England, travelling and collecting rare manuscripts ( It has been said that of all the numerous collectors of MSS. who have acquired books for the Bodleian. Pococke alone escaped being deceived and cheated in his purchases)., becoming Master of Arabic and first professor of the Arabic lecture at Oxford, and publishing valuable scholarly works like the present one. The Specimen Historiae is an excerpt from the Mukhtasar-fi-d-duwal (Universal History) of Grigher ( 897-967), Arab scholar who rose to prominent position in the Jacobite church at Aleppo and in Azerbaijan, and is the most valuable authority available for the Arabs in their pre-islamic and early Moslem days. Pococke uses the Arabic work as a centrepiece for an elaborate series of essays on Arabic history, literature, religion, and science. The essays are clearly based upon Pococke’s life - long researches on this and hundreds of other Arabic manuscripts, and his sound scholarship and remarkable erudition in the area of Oriental studies. It has been asserted that the Specimen and the Baingrigii Canicularia (1648) by John Greaves were the first two works printed in Arabic types at Oxford. The 1648 imprint on this work’s second title is undoubtedly the date when the whole work was first set up. ( D. N. B. Encyclopaedia Britanica). The extract from Abu ‘l-Faraj is the first Arabic text ever printed at Oxford, though the type had already been used by Henry Hall to print John Greave’s edition of Ulugh Beg’s Persian astronomical work at Oxford in 1648. [ Wing G2025; Madan 2629. Schnurrer 168; Balagna, P. 78; Saqqar, p.198; DNB, XVI; Holt, pp. 11; Roper, pp. 15-16; Aqiqi, II, p.467-8; EI, III, pp.804-5; Brockelmann, I, pp. 349-50; Sarkis, col. 340. ] Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Crimée et sur les bords de la Mer Noire, pendent l'année 1803; suivi d'un mémoire sur le commerce de cette mer, et de notes sur les principaux ports commerçans.

      Chez Bossange, 1806. First edition: Baron du Reuilly's account of his travels in the Black Sea area, focussed primarily on trade and commerce but including illustrated chapters on coins, medallions, and antiquities as well as general descriptions of the area and people. In addition to the eight total oversized folding plates (two maps, three plates, and three charts), the work is illustrated with six chapter head vignettes designed and engraved by J. Duplessi Bertaux; the large map of the Crimea was designed by J.B. Poirson and engraved by P.F. Tardieu.

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        DAME PARTLETS' FARM; containing An Account of the great riches she obtained b industry, the good life she led, and alas, good reader! Her sudden death; to which is added, a Hymn, written by Dame Partlet, just before her death, and an epitaph for her tomb-stone.

      68, [4 book catalogue] pages. Illustrated with 13 wood-engravings and some printing devices. Bound in near contemporary half-calf, recently re-backed. 13 x 10.9 cm. Trimmed at head, occasionally into the running title; else a very good copy of a scarce title. The book was first published by Harris in 1804 in a slightly smaller book. The author, according to Mrs Moon, may well have been Dr James Hodson, an author noted for his religious publications. See Moon 178(2). See Osborne, page 242, for an imperfect copy of the 1804 first edition.

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        A correct map of France, according to the new divisions into Metropolitan Circles, Departments and Districts; as decreed by the National Assembly, January 15th, 1790. From a reduced copy of Monsr Cassini's Large Map. With the addition of the adjacent countries, from the latest surveys.

      2 large folding maps, one for the North, the other for South, each measuring 48 x 26 inches. With the publisher's labels (one chipped) and original wallet (worn). Each map comprises 24 panels backed on linen.

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        Voyage en Crimée et sur les Bords de la Mer Noire, pendant l'année 1803; suivi d'un Mémoire sur le Commerce de cette Mer, et de Notes sur les principaux Ports commerçans

      1806. Five head-pieces, one tail-piece, two folding maps, three folding plates (all engraved), & three folding printed tables. 4 p.l., xix, 302 pp., one leaf of errata. 8vo, cont. marbled sheep (head of lower joint a little split), flat spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Bossange, 1806.First edition of an important book on the Crimea; it also contains descriptions of previously unrecorded coins and medals from the area. Reuilly (1780-1810), man of letters and diplomat, traveled extensively in eastern Europe. In 1803, Reuilly joined the staff of the Duc de Richelieu, the recently named governor of Odessa. Befriended by the German naturalist Pallas, the two travelled throughout southern Russia, especially the Crimea, and even to the Azov Sea.The first part of this work provides a history of the region, before and after the Russian annexation in 1783, and describes the climate, natural resources, its inhabitants, customs, etc. There is a most interesting chapter devoted to Crimean coins and medals, of which little was known at the time. Reuilly formed a large collection of coins and medals, notable for the Greek, Byzantine, Scythian, and Crimean examples, which he later donated to the Royal Library. Pages 233-40 present the itinerary of Reuilly and Pallas.The second part of the work details the commercial activities of the Black Sea region, including agriculture, fishing, and industry. There are also descriptions of the most important ports including Sevastopol, Odessa, Kherson, and Feodosia. Pages [285]-302 contain an invaluable vocabulary of local words.The first map depicts Sevastopol and its environs. The second large map, of the Crimea and southern parts of modern-day Russia, was compiled by Jean-Baptiste Poirson. The three engraved plates are some of the earliest images of coins and medals found in the area. The three tables present data on the exports and imports of the region.Very good copy with infrequent foxing.Bookplate of Alexandre-Auguste Ledru-Rollin (1807-74), French politician.❧ N.B.G., Vol. 41, cols. 60-61.

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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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        An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, A View of its past and present Effects on Human Happiness, T R Malthus, Volume 1, Third Edition, 1806, modern binding, good condition,

      J Johnson, St Paul's Church Yard 1806 - The book An Essay on the Principle of Population was first published anonymously in 1798 but the author was soon identified as Thomas Robert Malthus. The book predicted a grim future, as population would increase geometrically, doubling every 25 years,but food production would only grow arithmetically, which would result in famine and starvation, unless births were controlled. It was revised for over 28 years and has been acknowledged as the most influential work of its era. Malthus's book fuelled debate about the size of the population in the Kingdom of Great Britain and contributed to the passing of the Census Act 1800. This Act enabled the holding of a national census in England, Wales and Scotland, starting in 1801 and continuing every ten years to the present. The book's 6th edition (1826) was independently cited as a key influence by both Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in developing the theory of natural selection. A key portion of the book was dedicated to what is now known as Malthus' Iron Law of Population. This name itself is retrospective, based on the iron law of wages, which is the reformulation of Malthus' position by Ferdinand Lassalle, who in turn derived the name from Goethe's "great, eternal iron laws" in Das Göttliche. This theory suggested that growing population rates would contribute to a rising supply of labour that would inevitably lower wages. In essence, Malthus feared that continued population growth would lend itself to poverty and famine. In 1803, Malthus published, under the same title, a heavily revised second edition of his work. His final version, the 6th edition, was published in 1826. In 1830, 32 years after the first edition, Malthus published a condensed version entitled A Summary View on the Principle of Population, which included responses to criticisms of the larger work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WAR IN DISGUISE; OR THE FRAUDS OF THE NEUTRAL FLAGS

      Hopkins & Seymour, January, NY 1806 - 8vo., vi (1) 215 pp. Bound with; AN ANSWER TO WAR IN DISGUISE; OR, REMARKS UPON THE NEW DOCTRINE OF ENGLAND CONCERNING NEUTRAL TRADE. February, 1806. 8vo., 76 pp. Top margin of the first title page has been clipped; with evidence of former bookplates removed from the front pastedown; the title page has a small stain as do the last few leaves. This remains a very good copy bound in full tree-calf with a red morocco label on spine, front hinge expertly repaired. The first title is attributed to James Stephen (Howes S-937); the second title has long been attributed to Gouverneur Morris (Sabin 50827) however, Howes M-825 states "More probably by Rufus King." On the title page of our copy, in the place usually allotted for the author's name is the pencil signature of Rich. Peters. When considering the authorship, compared to the other two to whom this work is often credited, Peters seems far more likely. From 1771-1776 he served as register of admiralty in Philadelphia. Commissioned a captain in the Pennsylvania militia in 1775, he served as secretary of the War Board of the Continental Congress from 1776 to 1781. He represented Pennsylvania in the Congress 1782-83; a member of the Pennsylvania Assembly from 1788 to 1790; from 1792 to 1828 he served as judge of the United States Court for Pennsylvania. He was regarded as a specialist in maritime law, having published ADMIRALTY DECISIONS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE PENNSYLVANIA DISTRICT 1780-1807. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Bekleidung, Bewaffnung und Ausrüstung des Königlich Preußischen Heeres,

      1806 - 1. Teil: Die Infanterie-Regimenter im Jahre 1806, Weimar, Putze & Hölzer, 1902, Halbledereinband, (NEU GEBUNDEN), Großformat, 275 Seiten, mit farbigen Tafeln, Buchblock mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren,2. Teil:Die Kürassier- und Dragoner-Regimenter seit Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts bis zur Reorganisation der Armee 1808, wie vor, 1906, Halbledereinband der Zeit, 501 Seiten, farbige Tafeln, Einband berieben, 3. Teil: Die leichte Infanterie oder Die Füsilier-Bataillone 1787 - 1809 und Die Jäger 1744 - 1809, wie vor, 1912, 186 Seiten, farbige Tafeln, Einband berieben, Zustand 3 (T2244) (T2244) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The spectator. A corrected edition: with prefaces historical and biographical by Alexander Chalmers

      printed by T. Bensley.for J. Johnson [et al.], London 1806 - 8 volumes, 8vo; engraved title pages; late 19th- or early 20th-century half calf over marbled boards, brown gilt morocco spine labels; edges a bit scuffed, front free endpaper in vol. I separated but present; a very good, attractive set. NCBEL II, 1101. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Complete String Quartets

      , 1806. 1806. First Edition . HAYDN, Joseph. Collection complette des Quatuors D

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        Voyage en Crimée et sur les Bords de la Mer Noire, pendant l'année 1803; suivi d'un Mémoire sur le Commerce de cette Mer, et de Notes sur les principaux Ports commerçans

      - Five head-pieces, one tail-piece, two folding maps, three folding plates (all engraved), & three folding printed tables. 4 p.l., xix, 302 pp., one leaf of errata. 8vo, cont. marbled sheep (head of lower joint a little split), flat spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Bossange, 1806. First edition of an important book on the Crimea; it also contains descriptions of previously unrecorded coins and medals from the area. Reuilly (1780-1810), man of letters and diplomat, traveled extensively in eastern Europe. In 1803, Reuilly joined the staff of the Duc de Richelieu, the recently named governor of Odessa. Befriended by the German naturalist Pallas, the two travelled throughout southern Russia, especially the Crimea, and even to the Azov Sea. The first part of this work provides a history of the region, before and after the Russian annexation in 1783, and describes the climate, natural resources, its inhabitants, customs, etc. There is a most interesting chapter devoted to Crimean coins and medals, of which little was known at the time. Reuilly formed a large collection of coins and medals, notable for the Greek, Byzantine, Scythian, and Crimean examples, which he later donated to the Royal Library. Pages 233-40 present the itinerary of Reuilly and Pallas. The second part of the work details the commercial activities of the Black Sea region, including agriculture, fishing, and industry. There are also descriptions of the most important ports including Sevastopol, Odessa, Kherson, and Feodosia. Pages [285]-302 contain an invaluable vocabulary of local words. The first map depicts Sevastopol and its environs. The second large map, of the Crimea and southern parts of modern-day Russia, was compiled by Jean-Baptiste Poirson. The three engraved plates are some of the earliest images of coins and medals found in the area. The three tables present data on the exports and imports of the region. Very good copy with infrequent foxing. Bookplate of Alexandre-Auguste Ledru-Rollin (1807-74), French politician. ? N.B.G., Vol. 41, cols. 60-61. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A General System of Nature, Through the Three Grand Kingdoms of Animals, Vegetables, and Minerals, Systematically Divided Into their Several Classes, Orders, Genera, Species, and Varieties, with their Habitations, Manners, Economy, Structure, and Peculiarities: Vegetable Kingdom--Vol. I and II (Two volume set; Volumes five and six of A General System of Nature series)

      Lackington, Allen, and Co, London 1806 - Two volume set, 1806, hardcovers with gilt stamped full-leather boards, octavo, 1851pp., volume one illustrated with eight lithographic plates. Books VG with rubbing and soil to boards and spines, mild edgewear, gilt titles and raised bands to spines, bindings tight, previous owners' plates to front pastedowns, signatures to front endpapers, texts show some mild marginalia, soil to edges of text block. In protective mylar wraps. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collection of Descriptive Letters from Calcutta and Allahabad, India to England, 1806-1808

      - Collection of 46 letters, totaling 123 pages, written in India by Sara Anne Catherine Whinyates Robertson. The letters are primarily to her grandmother Lady Frankland, her Aunt Harriet, her brother Sir Edward Charles Whinyates, British Army general, veteran of Waterloo, and her sister, Amy. In addition there are two documents concerning her father¿s estate in India. The letters are generally in very good, clean and legible condition, some minor tears, and loss along folds. Against her family¿s wishes, Sara Anne Catherine Whinyates married Lieutenant James Robertson of the Bengal Engineers in 1803. Her grandmother, Lady Frankland, her Aunt Harriet, and two of her fourteen siblings, Amy and Sir Edward Charles were the only family that supported her and wrote her. Sara and her husband initially resided in a modest home at Fort William. Situated on the eastern banks of the River Hooghly, the major distributary of the River Ganges, Fort William was an important stronghold and the major trading hub for the East India Company. From the time of their marriage until 1805, British and Indian soldiers clashed in the Second Anglo-Maratha War ¿ Britain¿s sixth conflict with India since 1766. British forces managed to maintain control of Fort William, but, by 1806, the region still experienced some violence. The letters describe social life and conditions in British Colonial India from a woman¿s perspective, her household activities, social life, balls, dances, and dinner engagements, a bit of gossip, child rearing in a hot climate, fears of disease and treachery from the servants. Sara¿s parents die in Allahabad, India and leave behind two yonger orphaned sisters and many debts. Sara sends her two younger sisters home to England so that they may be educated, she is somewhat appalled that they do not even know how to read or write. The Robertson¿s are transferred from Calcutta to Allhabad after a promotion to Chief Engineer at that post. Robertson is sent into the field several times during various uprisings and insurgencies. Sara desired bringing her older sisters to India so that they could ¿marry well¿ and be ¿settled.¿ Robertson was anxious to return to England for the health of their young children as well as his own, however, he accommodated his wife in her desire. The family remained in India and during this period Robertson died. Widowed, Sara married Captain Robert Younghusband of the 53rd Foot Regiment in Calcutta, February 1811. Within five years, the army stationed them at St. Helena, where Napoleon was exiled. Particularly interested in Sara¿s shared blood with Oliver Cromwell, Napoleon received her several times. She later wrote about her experience with the General and published it in Blackwood¿s Magazine, in January, 1834. Her love of gossip eventually caused her considerable trouble when a magistrate found her guilty of slander against Mrs. Nagle. Her pernicious rumors almost resulted in a duel. Consequently, she was fined £ 250. Sample Quotations ¿Fort William, January 1806 My Dear Aunt Harriet, I wrote a long letter to Grandmama a few days ago giving her a long account of the great anxiety we had been in on account of our Dear Little Boy whom we were nearly losing by a dreadful piece of cruelty of his wet nurse who in a fit of anger threw him down & occasioned a violent contusion & a fever in consequence she brought him to the brink of the Grave ¿ The War here thank God is concluded !! & hundreds of officers flocking home in consequence a young man dined with us the other day who led the storming party 3 different times at Bhurtpore! He volunteered to be on the Forlorn Hope each time & escaped. ¿ he is not yet 19 I looked at him with a mixture of astonishment & admiration & so modest & diffident does he appear in company that every word whc was spoken addressed to him made him blush to the eyes & seemed to distress him more than a c

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        Opera, cum scholiis veteribus castigavit et notis illustravit, Gullielemus Baxterus, varia lectiones et observationes addidit Jo. Mathia Gesnerus

      Ex Prelo Academico, Edinburgh 1806 - "Edition nova, prioribus emendatior" xxx, 575 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Mills College Checklist no. 909; Schweiger Handbuch der classischen Bibliographie Vol. I, 415 Bound in full contemporary crimson straight grained morocco, a.e.g. Fine

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        Le brigand de Venise

      Dentu 1806 - Paris , Dentu , 1806 . Cartonnage d’époque. 271 pp. Edition originale française de ce roman, adapté de Zschokke par Lewis. Très bel exemplaire, très pur. Il s’agit de celui qui a figuré dans le catalogue Oberlé de 1972: “De Horace Walpole à Jean Ray”. Petites traces de frottements sur le premier plat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke. 6 Bände. Historisch-kritische Ausgabe. Begonnen durch Norbert v. Hellingrath. Fortgeführt durch Friedrich Seebass und Ludwig V. Pigenot. Bd. 1: Jugendgedichte und Briefe. 1784-1794. Bd. 2: Gedichte. Hyperion. Briefe. 1794-1798. Bd. 3: Gedichte. Empedokles. Philosophische Fragmente. 1798-1800. Briefe. Bd. 4: Gedichte 1800-1806. Bd. 5: Übersetzungen und Briefe. 1800-1806. Bd. 6: Dichtungen. Jugendarbeiten. Dokumente. 1806-1843.

      XIX, 412 S. / XIX, 571 S. / XVII, 602 S. / XX, 398 S. XII, 368 S. / XXVIII, 573 S. Jeder Band mit Tafeln und Faksimiles. 8. Originalhalbledereinbände mit marmorierten Überzugspapieren. Die erste maßgebliche historisch-kritische Ausgabe der Werke Hölderlins. - Kanten und Ecken mit leichten Schab- und Stoßspuren. Rücken etwas verblichen. Sonst noch gutes und ansehnliches Exemplar.

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        An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798.

      Cadell and Davies,, London, 1806 - 2 Bände. 26,5 x 20,5 cm. XVI, 1 Blatt, 427 Seiten; 3 Blatt, 372 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 8 colorierten Aquatinta-Tafeln sowie 9 (davon 3 color.) gefalteten gestochenen Karten. Complete Set. - Barrow gibt eine ausgezeichnete Beschreibung von Fauna, Flora, Geologie, Mineralogie, etc. Er "gab als erster eine vollständige Beschreibung der Kap-Kolonie, deren Umfang man auch durch ihn erst kennenlernte. Die Vollendung der nördlichen Grenzlinie war eine der Hauptaufgaben seiner Reisen gewesen. Seine auf eigenen Beobachtungen fußende Karte leitete eine Wende in der karthographischen Darstellung Süd-Afrikas ein. Sie war die erste gedruckte Karte, die das zentrale Kapland in den Grundzügen richtig wiedergab" (Henze I, 173. - Gerne sende ich Ihnen auf Anfrage ein Bild des Buches/der Bücher. A picture of this book is available on request by email. 1500 g. Papier durchgehend gebräunt, zwei Tafeln mit kleinen Bruchstellen im Papier, zwei Karten mit geklebtem Durchriss, davon eine mit kleiner Fehlstelle, wenige Blatt mit kleinen Randeinrissen, Titel und alle Tafeln mit einem Bibliotheks-Lochstempel versehen. Neuere schwarze Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und Lederecken. Second edition (first edition 1801-04). -.

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        Journal des Gourmands et des Belles, ou l'Epicurien francais. Redigé par quelques Litterateurs Gourmands, plusieurs Convives des Diners du Vaudeville, un Docteur en Medecine, etc...& L'épicurien Français ou les diners du caveau moderne.

      1806. Capelle et Renand, & imprimerie de Brasseur Ainé Paris 1806-1807-1808-1809-1810. 60 mois soit 5 années. 10 volumes In/12, reliure en pleine basane marbrée du temps, dos orné. Frontispices gravés. Ex libris bibliothéque de M. D'Hauteclair. G. Oberlé N° 134. Français relié Bon étatDeCollection

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        De l'amour, considéré dans les lois réelles, et dans les formes sociales de l'union des sexes.

      Paris, Cérioux, Arthus Bertrand, février 1806. ____ Première édition. "Sénancour étudie l'amour et les questions qui s'y rattachent en dehors des idées répandues et consacrées par les législateurs religieux et politiques. La cause du divorce est plaidée avec talent. Le style est d'une élégante simplicité, d'une fermeté virile, qualités qui n'étaient pas suffisantes pour le rendre bien populaire ; mais l'auteur creuse si profondément et si hardiment son sujet qu'on peut reconnaître en lui l'un des précurseurs du socialisme en fait de questions morales, bien entendu. Il était pour le surplus contre-révolutionnaire, et il avait été obligé d'émigrer." Gay I, 810. Clouzot, Guide du bibliophile français 252 : "Rare et recherché." Bon exemplaire. *****. In-8. Collation : (4), XV, (1), 13-287, (1) pp. (avec quelques erreurs de pagination). Demi-basane brune, dos orné, double étiquettes rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Mémoire sur la relation qui existe entre les distances respectives de cinq points quelconques pris dans l'espace; suivi d'un Essai sur la théorie des transversales

      Paris, Courcier, 1806. An 1806, An 1806, in-4, (4), 111, (1)pp, 3pl, broché, couverture rose d'attente de l'époque, mention manuscrite "M. Biot" en première de couverture , chemise et étui modernes, 3 planches dépliantes. Première édition. Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot (1753-1823) était un mathématicien, un physicien, un général et un homme politique français. Considéré comme l'un des créateurs de la géométrie moderne, ses découvertes ont été publiées dans trois ouvrages : De la corrélation des figures de géométrie (1801), Géométrie de position (1803), Essai sur le théorie des transversales (1806). Le nom de Carnot est principalement resté attaché au théorème qui apparaît dans notre ouvrage et qui constitue une généralisation d'un ancien résultat de Menelaüs d'Alexandrie. Avec une "Digression sur la nature des quantités dites négatives" en fin de volume. L'ex-libris "M. Biot" en première de couverture est sans doute celui de Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774-1862), physicien, astronome et mathématicien français, surtout connu pour avoir étudié et établi avec Persoz les lois de la rotation du plan de polarisation de la lumière traversant une solution liquide. Exemplaire dans sa condition d'origine, non coupé. DSB III-78. Sotheran n° 698; Poggendorff I-381

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        Autograph Letter Signed, in French with translation, to Monsieur Monnay, (Pierre Antoine Noel Bruno, 1767-1829, Count, French Soldier and Statesman, historian, translator of Horace)

      1806 - Commissary in chief of the 8th Corps, "my dear comrade", saying that "M. Villemaury had given a Commission as inspector of victuals to M. d'Aymar and one as inspector of equipment to M. de Larmière . but they are not included in the list of nominations made by the Minister", suggesting that "you could employ them if you have need for them", and if not, to "send them straight away to the 9th Corps of Guards", 1 side 4to., Berlin, 8th November tiny defect in bottom left corner touching one letter Written shortly after Berlin had capitulated to the French following the battle of Jena. The 8th Corps, under Mortier, and the 9th, under Jérôme Napoleon, were of recent formation, and already preparing to follow Davout east to Warsaw, in spite of the lateness of the year. Daru was now one of Napoleon's most trusted advisers, chief commissary of the Grand Army, head of his military household, and universally admired for his probity and attention to business. He became Secretary of State in 1811, and during the retreat from Moscow his firmness and presence of mind were remarkable. Once, after three days and nights without sleep, he fell asleep while taking dictation, to find Napoleon doing the writing himself. "I do not want to kill you", said the Emperor, "Good night, M. Daru".

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        Anweisung für Seefahrende im Kattegat,

      Kopenhagen, Möller für den Verlag des Königl. Seecarten-Archivs, 1806. - enthaltend Anzeigen der Baenke, Gründe, Tiefen, Leuchtfeuer und Merkzeichen u. s. w., nebst Special-Carten verschiedener Häven, mit gehörigen Beschreibungen der Einfahrten, auch verschiedenen Land-Vertonungen . Aus dem Dänischen übersezt durch Fr. Ekkard. Mit gestochenem Titel, 6 (3 gefalteten) Kupferkarten, 3 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 2 gestochenen Vignetten, 68 Seiten, Pappband der Zeit, 26 x 20,5 cm, Einbande berieben, Rücken mit neuerem schlichten Leinenstreifen, innen etwas gebräunt. Erste Ausgabe in deutscher Sprache, kein Exemplar im KVK. Der Marineoffizier Paul von Löwenörn (dän. Poul de Løvenørn, 1751-1826) war u. a. Direktor des von ihm 1784 gegründeten dänischen Hydrographischen Instituts, und gab mehrere wichtige Seekarten der Nord- und Ostsee und speziell der Gewässer um Island heraus. Die vorliegende Abhandlung, die erstmals 1800 erschien und auch ins Englische übersetzt wurde, gibt genaue Segelanweisungen für den Kattegat, bekanntermaßen eine der schwierigsten Meeresgebiete Europas. Die Übersetzung ins Deutsche wurde durch Friedrich Ekkard (1744-1819), Sekretär der Königl. Bibliothek in Kopenhagen, nach der dritten dänischen Ausgabe "unter beständiger Leitung des Herrn Verfassers" angefertigt. Die Seekarten mit den dänischen Inseln im Kattegat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leçons sur le calcul des fonctions. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée par l'auteur.

      Paris, Courcier, 1806. ____ Première édition séparée. C'est un supplément et un commentaire de la "Théorie des fonctions analytiques". A ce texte, d'abord publié dans le "Journal de l'Ecole Polytechnique" en 1801, Lagrange a ajouté un "traité complet du calcul des variations." "(He) abandoned the differential notation and introduced a new vocabulary and a new symbolism: first derivative function f'; second derivative function f''; and so on. To a certain extent this symbolism and vocabulary have prevailed." DSB 7, 570. *****. In-8. Collation : VI, 501, (1) pp. Demi-veau, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.).

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        Sixth of August or the Litchfield Festival Address

      1806. First Edition . (CONNECTICUT). The Sixth of August or The Litchfield Festival. An Address to the People of Connecticut. [Hartford]: (Hudson and Goodwin, 1806). Octavo, stitched as issued, uncut; pp. 16. $3000.First edition of the anonymous pamphlet containing an impassioned Federalist response (dated September 1st, 1806) to Jeffersonian Republicans, believed written by Connecticut Judge Tapping Reeve, founder of “the first true American law school,” an ardent Federalist later implicated with the pamphletÂ’s Federalist publisher in a lawsuit ultimately settled in 1812 by the Supreme Court.With the divide between Federalism and its opponents continuing to shape 19th-century politics, Connecticut played a key role as one of the states where Jeffersonian Republicans lost the 1804 election. “Federalists were in full control of the state government and there, more than anywhere else, the local Republicans were subject to persecution in state courts and the President to denunciation in pulpitsÂ… Nowhere else did JeffersonÂ’s supporters operate under such difficulties or have so little success as in Connecticut” (Malone:V, 372). Litchfield was particularly Federalist in its loyalties and “Federalist-Republican disputes played a prominent role in Litchfield County litigation. Parties involved included newspaper publishers and editors and the country sheriff, and centered on Selleck Osborn, publisher and editor of The Witness, a Litchfield newspaper. Osborn, who was an outspoken Republican, was arrested and tried by the State for libel” for articles written during the 1805 election (Litchfield County Court Files, 1751-1855, 2-3). This scarce Federalist pamphlet addresses the subsequent events of August 1806, when Republicans reacted to OsbornÂ’s incarceration “by holding in the town of Litchfield what came to be known as the Sixth-of-August Festival,” marked by anti-Federalist speeches (Purcell, Connecticut in Transition: 1775-1818, 175). The pamphletÂ’s presumed author, Judge Reeve, had “decidedly Federalist sympathies.” He earlier founded Litchfield Law School, “considered the first true American law school,” with Aaron Burr and Vice-President John Calhoun among its graduates (Litchfield County Court Files, 1751-1855, 1-3). As a Federalist, Reeve “produced at least 26 articles for the Federalist newspaper The Monitor between 1801 and 1803” under several pseudonyms (ANB). The pamphlet labels Osborn and his newspaper as “notoriously the most foul, and scurrilous of any ever printed in the United States” and praises Federalism for a record in which “every man has the liberty of doing all things which are right and many things which are wrong” (6,13). LitchfieldÂ’s Federalist-Republican disputes also produced a legendary lawsuit implicating Judge Reeve and its publisher Hudson and Goodwin in yet another Federalist-Republican dispute. The case ultimately reached the Supreme Court in 1812 where the Court supported Republican arguments against a federal common law of crimes in its ruling on U.S. v. Hudson & Goodwin, 7 Cranch (11 U.S.) 32. Sabin 81493. See Sabin 41474. Shaw & Shoemaker 11366. Contemporary owner notation (“Saybrook”) dated May 31st, 1811.

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        Memoria sul Tremuoto de' 26 Iuglio del corrente Anno 1805.

      Napoli, Presso Vincenzo Orsino 1806. - 8°, XV, 224 SS., 3 gef. Kupfertafeln, Ganzpergament der Zeit mit vg. Rückentitel, Einband etwas berieben, innen sauber und gut erhalten, Der Kommandant der Königl. Militär-Akademie und Mitgleid der London Royal Society besucht persönlich etwa 100 Orte, die von dem verheerenden Erdbeben von 1805 betroffen waren, vor allem in den Gebieten von Iserna, Campobasso, Benevento und Avellino. Wichtige und detaillierte Quelle,

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        Brandenburger Tor mit dem Einzug Napoleons und seiner Truppen am 2. Oktober 1806.

      - altkolorierte Aquatinta v. Friedrich Jügel n. L. Wolf, 1806, 45 x 59 Sehr dekoratives Blatt in leuchtenden Farben. - Das Blatt ohne Bildunterschrift.

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        \"Plan der Haupt und Residenzstadt München. 1806\". Grundrißplan der Altstadt.

       Kol. Kupferstich von J.C. Schleich nach J. Consoni und T. Green bei der Königl. bayerischen Direktion des topographischen Bureaus, 1806, 67,5 xc 87,5 cm. Maillinger I, 1660; Slg. Proebst 10; Lentner 1076: \"... vortrefflich ausgeführter Plan\". - Der sehr detaillierte und genaue Plan eingeteilt in vier Stadtviertel, links die Bezeichnung der Sehenswürdigkeiten A - W. - Gering gebräunt und angestaubt, minimale, hinterlegte Randeinrisse. Für ein so kapitales Blatt gut erhalten und sehr dekorativ. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Inkunabel, München, Oberbayern, Stadtpläne

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        Compendiöses Wirthschafts-Buch für Frauenzimmer.

      Quedlinburg: Friedrich Joseph Ernst, 1806. 8vo (171 x 105 mm). [iv], 107 pp. Contemporary brown speckled paper boards, edges sprinkled red.*** Only Edition of a methodical guide for the German lady of the house, with instructions on domestic and personal care from the pantry to the boudoir. 216 short chapters arranged by subject in twelve parts, helpfully indexed at end, treat the pickling and preservation of foodstuffs; recipes for beverages, mainly alcoholic and stimulant (these include a number of unappetizing coffee substitutes); methods for cleaning various materials (lace, silk, colored clothes) and household objects (mirrors, silver, giltwood); the manufacture of cleaning supplies and other household objects (candles, starch); and bodily hygiene and feminine beauty. Cooking is not included: the publisher's preface explains that the volume supplements his previously published cookbook (cited as Neuestes allgemein verständliches Kochbuch, date unknown, no copies located). The final two parts of the Wirthschaftsbuch -- a distant descendant of the book of secrets -- are devoted to health, popular medicine, ointments and cosmetics, and include remedies for the aggravations of bad breath, stomach cramps, warts, and a wan complexion, as well as instructions for artificial resuscitation and for emergency treatment in cases of hypothermia and poisoning, and solutions for other less pernicious aggravations. The work may have been compiled by the publisher Friedrich Joseph Ernst, who specialized in works of popular medicine, practical treatises on subjects of local interest (beer brewing, the fabrication of fruit wine), and works of interest to women, including a dissertation on the beauty of the bosom. Fine copy. Rare: only the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin copy located in KVK; that copy lost in the war; not in Holzmann-Bohatta.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, n. C. Mannert b. Schneider und Weigel in Nürnb., "America nach der zweyten AusGesamtansichtbe von Arrowsmiths Weltkarte .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1806, 52 x 59 Seltene Karte bei Schneider und Weigel. Oben links die Titelkartusche.

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        The Poetical Works of Erasmus Darwin, M.D.F.R.S. Containing the Botanic Garden, in Two Parts; and the Temple of Nature. With Philosophical Notes and Plates. Vol.I: Containing the Economy of Vegetation. Vol.II. Containing the Love of the Plants. Vol.II. Containing the Temple of Nature.

      London: Printed for J.Johnson, . by T.Bensley, 1806 - In 3 Vols. Vol.I: xx, 456pp. 1 engraved frontis.and 11 plates, including by William Blake, 2 hand coloured illus.of plants, and 1 folding table. (Engraved by Blake: 4 engravings of the Portland vase, and the "Fertilization of Egypt," after a design by Fuseli.) Vol.II: vxi, 282, (2)pp. 1 engraved frontis.and 11 plates, including 10 hand coloured illus.of plants, and "The Nightmare" by Fuseli. / Vol.III: (6), 373pp. 1 engraved frontis.and 3 plates by Fuseli. Uniformly bound in 3/4 brown calf and marbled boards, title label with gilt lettering to spine, coloured edges. Each vol.: Boards and spine worn, faded, coloure chipped and somewhat stained. Title labels of spines chipped. Edges foxing. Ownership stamped on front e.p.of each vol. Pages light foxing. Vol.I: Front board partly peeled and marbled paper partly missing. Joint of front e.p.partly torn and front board is about to detach. Title page foxing. Vol.II: Some pages light spotted. Vol.III: Front e.p.started. A small piece of paper pasted on front flyleaf. Title page light foxing and its facing frontis.light spotted. 24x15.7cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tableau méthodique des espèces minérales.

      Paris, Levrault, Schoell, puis D'Hautel, 1806, 1813. ____ Première édition. Jean-André-Henri Lucas (1780-1825) était, avec son père, garde, c'est à dire conservateur, des Galeries du Muséum. Son ouvrage est basé sur le "Traité de minéralogie" de René-Just Haüy "et augmenté des nouvelles découvertes : auquel on a joint l'indication des gisemens de chaque espèce, et la description abrégée de la collection de minéraux du Museum d'histoire naturelle". La seconde partie part du "Tableau cristallographique" d' Haüy, "avec la description abrégée de la collection de minéraux du Muséum d'histoire naturelle et celle des espèces et des variétés observées depuis 1806 jusqu'en 1812." Illustré par un portrait d'Haüy et une planche dépliante. Le titre de la première partie est au nom de Levrault. On a relié en tête de la seconde partie, parue sous le nom de D'Hautel, le faux-titre et le titre de la première partie au nom de ce même éditeur - qui sont donc en double et en deux états dans cet exemplaire. Petits manques de cuir sur les plats, mais bel exemplaire.***** First edition. Jean-André-Henri Lucas (1780-1825 ) was, with his father, curator at the Museum of Paris. His work is based on the " Traité de minéralogie" of René-Just Haüy , enlarged by new discoveries and with a description of the minerals collection of the Museum. 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-8. Collation : portrait, (8), XXXXVIII, (2), 372 pp., 1 planche h.-t. / (8), XLVII, 587 pp. Demi-basane verte, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        NOTICES SUR LES OBJETS ENVOYÉS A L'EXPOSITION DES PRODUITS DE L'INDUSTRIE FRANÇAISE; Rédigées et Imprimées Par Ordre De S. E. M. De Champagny, Ministre De L'Intérieur.

      Paris: L'Imprimerie Impériale, 1806. The Paris Exhibition of 1806 had been preceded by three smaller exhibitions in 1798, 1801 and 1802, the last and largest of which lasted only a week and included only 540 exhibitors. The 1806 exhibition increased the number of exhibitors to 1422 and lasted for 24 days. "The great success of this exhibition reflects the feeling of optimism and enthusiasm which prevailed at the time, but was due primarily to the personal interest of Napoleon, who was then at the height of his power." (Kenneth W. Luckhurst, The Story of Exhibitions, pg. 79) 1806 was also the last Napoleonic exhibition, with another not occurring again until 1819. The ambitious goals of this exhibition, in comparison with its predecessors, is reflected in the official publications issued to report on the products being displayed. The earlier exhibitions were accompanied by printed accounts of less than 100 pages. The displays of the 1806 exhibitions were recorded (separately) in a lengthy jury report as well as the present 350 page volume of Notices, which provides a descriptive account of the products and exhibitors representing each départment in France 8vo (19.5 x 12.2 ); 350 pp. Contemporary unprinted heavy paper wraps, lightly worn; damp-stain in inner margin of first two leaves and on last 10 leaves. With contemporary bookplate of Alfred Redon on which is noted in pen that the book was presented by a "reporter" on the Puy-de-Dôme section. .

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