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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 CoffeeBroad tailed Sheep A HottentotPassing a KloofKaffer WomanThe GnoosA Bushman in ArmourThe African RhinocerosGeneral Chart of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope.Military Plan of he Cape PeninsulaChart of Table BayFalse Bay at the Cape of Good HopeCoast of Africa from Table Bay . . . to Saldanha BayMossel BayChart of the KnysnaPlettensbergs BayAlgoa Bay [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lezioni sopra le malattie delle vie urinarie, Tradotte dal francese con annotazioni per G. C. Concini. Pavia,Prezzo Baldassarre Comin

      1806.TITOLO: Lezioni sopra le malattie delle vie urinarie, Tradotte dal francese con annotazioni per G.C.Concini. Pavia,Prezzo Baldassarre Comini s.d.fine 700, pp.205,2. Il libro è rilegato insieme ai seguenti testi: 2)Nouvelles recherches sur les retentions d'urine par retrecessement de l'uretre et la paralysie de la vessie suivies de remarques sur la gravelle par M.Nauche. A Paris, 1806. pp.1 Buon esemplare.

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        Broadside. Begins, "To the Republican electors of the Western District. Fellow-citizens, At the same time that a bold and aspiring faction at the seat of government of the United States, is making the most daring and unprincipled attack upon the president and the friends of his administration, we find another faction actuated by the same motives, and impelled by the same spirit, commencing an attack upon the administration of this state.".

      New York state: no publisher/printer Folio (verticle chain lines; 41 cm, 16.5"). [1] f. (verso blank).. [1806?] A wall posting of the so-called "Lewisites" or "Quids," the faction of the Democratic-Republican party that supported Gov. Morgan Lewis of New York against the faction led by New York City Mayor DeWitt Clinton. It is a direct reply to a handbill circulated by "A Republican of 1776," who assailed the character of three candidates for State Senate in the Western District, Evans Wharry, Freegift Patchin, and Joseph Annin. Much of the text presents a defense of the incorporation of the Merchants' Bank. Printed in triple columns. Rare: We fail to trace any copies via OCLC; only one holding listed in Shaw & Shoemaker. As issued, with old folds, edges slightly irregular. Two tiny holes within text, at the point where two folds intersect, and costing only a portion of two letters. Fingernail-sized stain. Four words have been redacted by the previous owner in ink, but can still be easily read.

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        Specimen historiae Arabum [.]. Accessit historia veterum Arabum ex Abu'l Feda: cura Antonii I. Sylvestre de Sacy. Edidit Josephus White.

      Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1806. - Large 4to. XV, (1), 573, (3) pp. Title-page with engraved illustration, aquatint frontispiece (author's portrait) by W. N. Gardiner after S. Harding and 1 full-page plate, drawn and etched by J. Storer. Set in roman and Arabic types, with incidental Greek and Hebrew. Contemporary boards, spine with printed label. Untrimmed, leaving all deckles intact. Second edition of Pococke's elaborate "Specimen historiae Arabum", first published in 1650. Based on Bar Hebraeus's "Mukhtasar fî'l-Duwal", it includes detailed essays on Arabic science, literature, religion, and history. The main text set in Richardson's long-bodied English Arabic, with the notes in Caslon's Arabic types. - Slightly browned, otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes. Schnurrer 140. OCLC 643939358. Cf. Fück 88 (1650 ed.). Graesse V, 373 (1648 ed.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Views Of Bath.

      London: William Miller; & Bristol: William Sheppard, 1806 1806 - First edition in contemporary half calf binding, marbled boards and gilt titles. Title and final text leaf with hand-coloured aquatint vignettes and 28 hand-coloured aquatint plates, Half title bound in. A very good example with some minor offsetting to the plates, minor foxing, a couple of small discreet repairs to the margins and some marks to the endpapers where a label has been removed. . Abbey Scenery 41; Tooley 340 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Conversations on Chymistry, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated by Experiments, and Plates - Two volumes in one

      Philadelphia: James Humphreys, 1806. First American Edition. Leather bound. Very Good. First American Edition. [4], xi, [1-blank], [13], 14-429, [1-blank], [1 - ads] pages plus 11 plates. 12mo (4 1/2 x 7 3/8). First American edition. Modern brown textured leather; dark blue spine label (new endpapers). Previous owner name at top of title page. First dozen leaves with dampstaining, turned corners. Marginal dampstaining towards the rear of the textblock. Title page browned. Paper lightly browned throughout with occasional foxing, most prominently on the plates and surrounding pages. Leather bound. "The First edition of one of the most popular introductory chemical textbooks ever written. Born in London of Swiss parents, Jane Marcet (nee Haldimand, 1769-1858) married Alexander John Gaspard Marcet in 1799. Although published anonymously, this work was quickly recognized to be by Mrs. Marcet. It is written in an easy dialogue style, in which Marcet ("Mrs. B") instructs two young ladies ... in the principles and discoveries of modern chemistry...Evidently printed in very small number, the first edition is rare. Most copies were handled by young people and were literally read to pieces." (Neville, referencing the 1806 London edition)." Michael Faraday as a young man working in a bindery happened upon Marcet's work and credited it with establishing his first foundations in chemistry. "So when I questioned Mrs. Marcet's book by such little experiments as I could find to perform, and found it true to the facts as I could understand them, I felt that I had got hold of an ancor in chemical knowledge and clung fast to it. Hence my deep veneration for Mrs. Marcet..." (Smith, Old Chemistries, pp. 68-69. quoting from a Faraday letter to de la Rive") This first American edition is in our experience nearly as scarce as the London edition. Edgar F. Smith, when he wrote his book on Old Chemistries (1927) wasn't able to find a copy. It is not found in the Neville Collection, nor in Cole, Duveen, or Bolton. Rink, E. Technical Americana, 660. Smith, Old Chemistries.

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        Versuch einer Geschichte der Juden in Sina. Nebst P. Ignaz Köglers Beschreibung ihrer heiligen Bücher in der Synagoge zu Kai-fong-fou und einem Anhange über die Entstehung des Pentateuchs..

      Halle, Hendel 1806.. 134 S. Alter Umschlag. Fürst II, 194 und 408; Löwenthal, The Jews in China: An Annotated Bibliography, 86 (nur den Nachdruck); Goldstein, Jews in China 162. - Außerordentlich seltene und wichtige Studie zu der jüdischen Ansiedlung in Kaifeng. Die ersten Juden kamen bereits im 8. und 9. Jahrhundert als Händler auf der Seidenstraße nach China; ihre Gemeinschaft in Kaifeng wurde 1605 vom Jesuitenmissionar vom Matteo Ricci entdeckt und beschrieben. Die Synagoge war bis 1851 in Betrieb, der letzte amtierende Rabbiner starb aber bereits 1810. Ihre höchste Mitgliederzahl erreichte die Kaifenger Gemeinde Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts mit ca. 2000 Personen. 1912 bezeichneten sich allerdings nur noch 6 Nachfahren als Anhänger des jüdischen Glaubens. - Titel mit altem Namenszug, obere Ecke eingerollt. Seitlich tls. sehr knapp beschnitten. Die letzten 2 Bll. mit etwas Papierverlust und Wegfall der Pagination an der oberen Ecke.

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        Versuch einer Geschichte der Juden in Sina. Nebst P. Ignaz Köglers Beschreibung ihrer heiligen Bücher in der Synagoge zu Kai - fong - fou und einem Anhange über die Entstehung des Pentateuchs..

      Halle, Hendel 1806.134 S. Alter Umschlag. Fürst II, 194 und 408; Löwenthal, The Jews in China: An Annotated Bibliography, 86 (nur den Nachdruck); Goldstein, Jews in China 162. - Außerordentlich seltene und wichtige Studie zu der jüdischen Ansiedlung in Kaifeng. Die ersten Juden kamen bereits im 8. und 9. Jahrhundert als Händler auf der Seidenstraße nach China; ihre Gemeinschaft in Kaifeng wurde 1605 vom Jesuitenmissionar vom Matteo Ricci entdeckt und beschrieben. Die Synagoge war bis 1851 in Betrieb, der letzte amtierende Rabbiner starb aber bereits 1810. Ihre höchste Mitgliederzahl erreichte die Kaifenger Gemeinde Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts mit ca. 2000 Personen. 1912 bezeichneten sich allerdings nur noch 6 Nachfahren als Anhänger des jüdischen Glaubens. - Titel mit altem Namenszug, obere Ecke eingerollt. Seitlich tls. sehr knapp beschnitten. Die letzten 2 Bll. mit etwas Papierverlust und Wegfall der Pagination an der oberen Ecke. Bücher de

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        The Works of Alexander Pope Esq in Verse and Prose. Containing the Principal Notes of Dr's Warburton and Warton: Illustrations, and Critical and Explanatory Remarks by Johnson, Wakefield, A. Chalmers, and Others. ____________________________ To Which are Added Now for the First Time Published Some Original Letters with Additional Observations, and Memoirs of the Life of the Author Ten Volumes Complete New Edition

      London: Printed for J Johnson J Nichols and Son et al. 1806 - Printed for J. Johnson, London New Edition . Ten Volumes. London 1806., 1806. Modern spines with contemporary polished tree calf boards, gilt letter labels between five raised bands to the spines, gilt decorations to the spine with a gilt volume number. 8vo 9½'' x 6''. Twenty two single-sided monochrome illustrations. Pope was a London born poet, satirist, and translator of Homer. Bowles laid down certain canons as to poetic imagery which, subject to some modification, were later accepted, but were received at the time with strong opposition by admirers of Pope and his style. The controversy brought into sharp contrast the opposing views of poetry, which may be roughly described as the artificial and the natural. Bowles maintained that images drawn from nature are poetically finer than those drawn from art; and that in the highest kinds of poetry the themes or passions handled should be of the general or elemental kind, and not the transient manners of any society. A handsome and scarce set. Condition Report Externally brand new spines with red morocco label nice gilt decoration to the spine with single red label full tree calf boards in good condition page edges marbled in good condition with some wear to the board edges joints good corners bumped Volume X is slightly cocked and leans to the right Internally some water stain marks (see photos) some spotting otherwise clean and tight hinges are good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D.

      Archibald Constable & Co. et al., Edinburgh & London 1806 - Two Volumes: Volume 1: 1 blank leaf + Engraved frontispiece by T. Gaugain + TP + 2 leaves = Dedication + [i]-ix = Introduction + half title + [13]-409 + [411] = Instructions to the Binder with Errata on verso + 1 blank leaf; Volume 2: 1 blank leaf + TP + [1]-431 + [433] = Errata + 1 blank leaf; Quarto. First Edition.First Edition of Sir William Forbes' Life of BeattieThe first edition, containing eight plates of manuscript and music. The early biography of the poet, moral philosopher and literary critic James Beattie. The book is a compilation of Beattie's letters and manuscripts that is tied together by the commentary of Beattie's friend, Sir William Forbes. Contemporary polished calf boards with light wear to corners. The spines have been rebacked nicely matching leather with gilt decorations and lettering on a black field. Both rear boards are embossed with the circular stamp (2" diameter) in the center of the board: "Public Libraries Glasgow". The inside front board of each book and the facing front fly leaf had former labels which have been neatly removed. The inside cover of Volume 1 has the small (2½" x 3½") former owner's (D. Cuthbertson) crested bookplate. Volume 2 has a small 2-line stamp to the center of the first blank leaf: "Glasgow Public Library" and again on the title page. Both title pages are foxed (volume 1 heavily so because of the frontispiece offset) and have paper repairs to upper right corners where a previous owner's inscriptions have been removed. Otherwise, this is a handsome, tight, clean and wide-margined copy of this excellent early life of Beattie. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Storia degli Imperatori romani da Augusto sino a Costantino...

      Poggioli 1806 - 1807 8vo (cm. 19,3), 13 Voll. (segue) Le Beau, sig., Storia degli Imperatori romani o sia del basso Impero da Costantino il Grande sino alla presa di Costantinopoli... la quale serve di continuazione a quelle dei Signori Rollin e Crevier, ibidem 1807, 20 Voll. (dal 14 al 33) (segue) Ameilhon M., Storia degli Imperatori romani o sia del basso Impero... la quale serve di continuazione a quella dei Signori Crevier e Le Beau, ibidem 1808, 4 Voll. (dal 34 al 37) (segue) Indice generale della storia antica e della storia romana di M. Rollin e di quella degli Imperatori delli Signori Crevier, Le Beau, ed Ameilhon, ibidem 1809. Tutti i volumi sono di circa 250 - 300 pp. ciascuno. Legature coeve in mz. pergamena con piccoli angoli, fregi oro al ds. e doppio tassello in pelle con titolo e numero del volume. Tagli spruzzati. Tracce di usura ai piatti e fioriture all’interno, ma esemplari in buone condizioni generali.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Königlich-Württembergisches Staats- und Regierungsblatt" bzw. "Regierungsblatt für das Königreich Württemberg". Konvolut von 25 Bänden (25 Bände) - 1806 bis 1830.

      Stuttgart : Macklot (bis 1816), Stuttgart : Hasselbrink (ab 1817) 1806-1830. - Etliche Taused Seiten, nicht kollationiert! Alle Bände mit Bibliotheksstempeln (meist auf Spiegel und Titelseite), Band auf das Jahr 1822 mit andersfarbigen Einband (Rücken aber farblich gleich aufgehellt), alle Rücken lichtheller, einige leicht lichtrandig, wenige Einbände weisen Wasserränder auf, Schnitte teils stockfleckig, meist einige Seiten leicht stockfleckig. - - - - - - Enthält: Sammlung der Königlich-Württembergischen General-Rescripte und Verordnungen vom Jahr 1806, Königlich-Württembergisches Staats- und Regierungsblatt auf das Jahr 1807, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822 und 1823 sowie Regierungsblatt für das Königreich Württemberg vom Jahr 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829 und 1830. S02-3/4 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 40000 24*21 cm (einige Bände im Format leicht abweichend). Pappbände der Zeit mit handschriftlichen Rückentiteln. (Hauptsacht. 1806: Sammlung der Königlich-Württembergischen General-Rescripte und Verordnungen. - Nebent. 1806: Königlich-Württembergische General-Rescripte und Verordnungen). Das "Königlich-Württembergische Staats- und Regierungsblatt" erschien seit 1806 mit amtlichen Verlautbarungen sowohl von Allerhöchster Stelle wie auch von untergeordneten Ämtern, ab 1824 unter dem Titel "Regierungsblatt für das Königreich Württemberg", 1850 dann als "Staatsanzeiger für Württemberg".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BehnkeBuch]
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        Kensarae sumai zue

      Kawachiya Tasuke Bunka 6 (1806) - A 2 v. set of Japanese-bound books about `kenasobi` (`fist games`), played by Japanese people in the Edo Period. With many beautiful black and white illustrations. Some wormholing, most of which has been repaired with washi paper. Binding sting of both volumes broken at the bottom. Both volumes with stamps on the front cover. Title plate of v.1 damaged. Some minor stainsand wear to the covers of both volumes. In non-original slipcase, with fading to margins and spine. Contents in nice condition. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Dictionary of the English Language:

      London: for J. Johnson [and 39 others],, 1806. in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, A History of the Language, and An English Grammar. In two volumes. The ninth edition; corrected and revised. 2 volumes, large quarto (280 x 214 mm). Contemporary diced russia, rebacked, raised bands within double fillet rules gilt to spine forming compartments, twin red and green morocco letterpieces to second and fourth, triple gilt rules to covers, floral roll-tool gilt to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, bound green silk page-markers. Each volume housed in a custom black cloth slipcase. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Heath after Reynolds. Tips and board-edges lightly rubbed, incisions from rebacking skilfully refurbished, small chip to vol. 1 top edge of rear board, frontispiece foxed in margins and offset to title page, very occasional mild spotting. A very good copy. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Richard Lovett to the front pastedown of each volume, possibly the noted Methodist minister and author who was appointed book editor of the Religious Tract Society in 1882, later serving as director of the London Missionary Society, writing the society's history on its centenary in 1899. Lovett had an extensive book collection, mainly comprising early English bibles, and catalogued the biblical section of the John Rylands Library before it was opened to the public in 1900. First published in 1755, Johnson's Dictionary has at various times been called "the most important British cultural monument of the eighteenth century" (Hitchings); "the only dictionary [of the English language] compiled by a writer of the first rank" (Robert Burchfield); "the most amazing, enduring and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography" (PMM); and the first genuinely descriptive dictionary in any language. "Johnson's writings had, in philology, the effect which Newton's discoveries had in mathematics" (Webster).

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        Codice di Napoleone il Grande pel Regno d'Italia. Edizione originale e la sola ufficiale. UNITO A: Indice ragionato del Codice Civile di Napoleone il Grande. Brescia, Bettoni, 1806

      Reale Stamperia, Milano 1806 - Antica annotazione alla prima bianca e al frontespizio, macchioline ai contropiatti, naturali piccole imperfezioni al dorso. Tagli rossi XXIV + 524; (6) + 280 p. 2 opere in 1 tomo 110x180mm

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        An essay on the principle of population;

      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. 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).

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        Autograph Letter to Carl Maria von Weber

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph letter signed by the great Italian composer, regarded by Beethoven as the greatest of his contemporaries, to Carl Maria von Weber.  1 page, integral address leaf.  Berlin, 1806. Translated in part: "I had hope to come see you this morning as I had promised but I awoke somewhat too late, very tired. I went to find you at the Theatre where they told me you would be rehearsing.  Not having found you there, I am writing you to ask if you would give the honor of joining me for dinner this evening."<br><br>Both composers had evidently found themselves in Berlin at this time and were arranging to meet, either at the Theater itself, or at Cherubini's hotel ("l'hotel Matthieu").Cherubini was primarily in Vienna from 1805 - 1808, where his Faniska made such a success that it was deemed excessive praise to Beethoven's Fidelio to predict, as someone did, that one day it would "rank as high as Cherubini's Faniska."<br>In 1804, von Weber was appointed conductor at Breslau (now Wroclaw), and in 1806, he became musical director for Duke Eugen of Wurttemberg, gaining a reputation as an exceptional pianist. His personal life during this time remained irregular: he left his post in Breslau in a fit of frustration, was on one occasion arrested for debt and fraud, and was involved in a variety of scandals. However, he remained successful as a composer. <br><br><br><br>

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        Tables Requisite to be Used with the Nautical Ephemeris, for Finding the Latitude & Longitude at Sea

      T. And J. Swords 1806 - Contemporaneous notes on free end pages and inside rear cover. Initials R.T. stamped on leather spine. Marbled boards have small chips, edge wear, scuffs, worn through to boards, slightly stained. Leather spine has scuffs, scratches, slightly chipped. Damp-staining and foxing throughout. Small bent page corners. Notes in margins of a few pages of text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Von den Elementen des National-Reichthums, und von der Staatswirthschaft nach Adam Smith. Zum Gebrauche bey akademischen Vorlesungen und beym Privat-Studio ausgearbeitet.

      Göttingen, J. F. Röwer, 1806. Kl.-8°. XXVIII + 268 S. Kanzleipappe der Zeit, mit hds. RSchildchen. EA. - Ebd. fleckig u. etw. bestossen, RSchildchen m. kl. Abrissen (textverlust), Besitzsign. a. V., stockfleckig, anfangs etw. knittrig, im Ganzen gutes Expl. - Sartorius von Waltershausen, (1765 - 1828), studierte 1783-88 Theologie, dann Geschichte in Göttingen, war seit 1786 an der Göttinger Bibliothek tätig und hielt seit 1792 als Privatdozent Vorlesungen über Politik. Seit 1797 a.o.Prof., wurde er 1802 o.Prof. der Philosophie, 1814 der Politik und war 1815-17 für die Univ. Mitglied der hannoverschen Ständeversammlung. Sartorius von Waltershausen gehörte zu den Vermittlern der nationalökonomischen Theorien von Adam Smith und war einer der ersten Vertreter der \"Politik\" als eigener Disziplin. Er schrieb eine Geschichte des hanseatischen Bundes (3 Bde., 1802-08). 1827 wurde er nobilitiert. Er und seine Frau standen in Brief- und Besuchskontakt mit Goethe. (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Nationalökonomie

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        Nuevo metodo para las operaciones de cambios de España con las principales plazas extrangeras de comercio.

      Madrid, Imprenta de José del Collado, 1805-1806 - 21x14 cm., 2 vols.: I: 11 hojas, 448 pp.; II: 6 hojas, 520 pp. Encuadernado en pasta española muy gastada. Interior en muy buen estado, sin manchas de óxido y tan solo con manchas en los márgenes de algunas páginas. Edición original de una cierta rareza, de esta obra sobre banca y operaciones de cambio. El autor dedicó esta obra a la Sociedad Patriótica de Comerciantes de Madrid. Comercio exterior. Palau 122.194, sin indicaciones de paginación ni ventas.

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        London, extending from the Head of the Paddington Canal West, to the West India Docks East with the propsed Improvements between the Royal Exchange and Finsbury Square.

      1806 - London, 1806. Coloured. 300 x 530mm. Minor repair to left margin. A plan of London showing from the Serpemtine clockwise to Islington, the West India Docks and Lambeth, with an extensive key underneath. Engraved by Russell for Hughson's 'London, being an accurate history and description of the British metropolis'. HOWGEGO: 240.

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        Naturbeobachtungen ueber die Bewegung und Funktion des Saftes in den Gewächsen, mit vorzüglicher Hinsicht auf Holzpflanzen.

      - Weimar, Hoffmann, 1806. 4to. XVI S., 1 Bl., 96 S., 1 Bl. Errata. Mit gestochenem, kolorierten Frontispiz u. 6 kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Halbleder d. Zeit, bestoßen u. teilw. etwas verblaßt. Erste Ausgabe der wichtigen Arbeit zur Pflanzenphysiologie. Vorarbeiten dazu leistete Cotta bereits 1801 bei der Beantwortung einer entsprechenden Preisfrage der Erlanger Naturforscher-Akademie, für deren Beantwortung ihm der Preis zuerkannt wurde. Hier liegt nun die um weitere Erkenntnisse erweiterte Preisschrift im Druck vor. Sein Kollege, der bekannte Forstentomologe Ratzeburg, fand, daß Cotta für diese so bedeutende Arbeit zu wenig Anerkennung bekäme, obwohl er in Deutschland die ersten Saftbewegungs-Experimente durchgeführt hatte. - Mit außergewöhnlich schönen Kupfertafeln der Präparate. - Pritzel 2015; ADB IV,524. - Etwas gebräunt, die Tafeln stärker, Frontispiz u. 2 Tafeln in den Außenecken auch mit Leimschatten. Titel mit mehreren alten Stempeln (1 entfernt), S. 1 ebenfalls mit altem Stempel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sporting Tour Through Various Parts of France, In the Year 1802. Sporting Establishments, Mode of Hunting. Arts Sciences, Agriculture, Husbandry and Commerce. of the French People. In A Series of Letters, to Which is Prefixed and Account of French Wolf-hunting. With Upwards of Eighty Correct and Picturesque Deliniations. By Mr Bryant etc.

      Albion Press. Ivy Lane (London). 1806 - 2 volumes generous 4to (10 x 12ins, 250 x 300mm - only just smaller than Abbey's Large paper Copy) bound in 1, nice early 20th century half calf, raised bands, black label, gilt, lower edge of top board worn. 55 uncoloured aquatint and engraved plates, many folding, some with several images. With the 2 leaves of music. A couple of folds creased, a little sporadic foxing, but overall good. Abbey Travel 84, Schwerdt Vol 2 p259 " a delightful book". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Codice di Napoleone il Grande pel Regno d'Italia. Edizione originale e la sola ufficiale. UNITO A: Indice ragionato del Codice Civile di Napoleone il Grande. Brescia, Bettoni, 1806

      Reale Stamperia, Milano 1806 - Antica annotazione alla prima bianca e al frontespizio, macchioline ai contropiatti, naturali piccole imperfezioni al dorso. Tagli rossi XXIV + 524; (6) + 280 p. 2 opere in 1 tomo 110x180mm

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        Medicinische Topographie vom Landgerichtsbezirke Sulzbach in der obern Pfalz.

      Nürnberg und Sulzbach Seidel 1806 - (20 x 11,5 cm). XVI, 199 S. Mit gestochenem Portrait und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. - Beigebunden: (Georg Reinhold) Wunderlich. Versuch einer medicinischen Topographie der Stadt Sulz am Neckar im Königreich Würtemberg. Tübingen. Cotta. 1809. 72 S. Mit 4 gefalteten Tabellen. Dekorativer Pappband der Zeit. Zu I: Einzige Ausgabe dieses seltenen Berichts über die Naturgeschichte (Flora, Fauna und Mineralogie) des Bezirks mit physikalisch-geographischen Beschreibungen, Statistiken sowie Beschreibungen der äußeren Einflüsse (Klima, Nahrung, Wohnungen, Gewerbe) und der medizinischen Anstalten. - Hirsch/H. V, 84. - Zu II: Einzige Ausgabe. - Wunderlich, Oberamtsarzt in Sulz, will in vorliegender Schrift die Individualität des Distrikts Sulz beschreiben und damit einen Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Königreichs in medizinischer Hinsicht liefern. Dabei nimmt die Beschreibung der Salzquellen einen größeren Umfang ein. - Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Einband gering bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. . .

      Hartford: From Sydney's Press for Hudson & Goodwin, 1806. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. First edition. Complete with xxiii introductory pages, (1) page of abbreviations, and 408 text pages. Sound binding with original free endpapers. Clean pages. Owner's name at top of title page. Very attractively rebacked in half-leather with marbled boards, and gilt lettering. The first edition of Noah Webster's dictionary, see Sabin 102347. This first truly American dictionary was the first to document distinctly American vocabulary such as skunk, hickory, and chowder. Webster also attempted to reduce the inconsistencies in English spelling and incorporated changes based on his vision of logic and aesthetics such as changing many "ce" endings to "se" (e.g., changing defence to defense), eliminating silent "l"s (e.g. changing travell to travel), removing superfluous "u"s (e.g., changing humour to humor), and abandoning silent "k"s (e.g. changing publick to public) - see "Noah Webster and America's First Dictionary" at the Merriam-Webster website. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        BRITANNIA: OR A CHOROGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE FLOURISHING KINGDOMS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND, AND THE ISLANDS ADJACENT; FROM THE EARLIEST ANTIQUITY,. ENLARGED BY THE LATEST DISCOVERIES BY RICHARD GOUGH

      Londres 1806 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XIX. Atlas de Gran Bretaña. Publicación:Londres, Impreso por John Stockdale, 1806. Segunda edición ampliada y mejorada de la traducción de Richard Gough. Descripción:Gran folio (46 cm.) 4 tomos. Tomo primero: CCVI páginas, 415 páginas, XXVIII páginas. Tomo segundo: V páginas, 518 páginas, XXVIII páginas. Tomo tercero: III páginas, 527 páginas, XXVII páginas. Tomo cuarto: IV páginas, 570 páginas, XXX páginas. Notas: Bella encuadernación en plena piel de época con posteriores escudos de armas dorados en plano. Obra ilustrada con 57 mapas dibujados por E. Noble y grabados por John Cary, 49 de ellos aparecen con los contornos iluminados a mano siguiendo las convenciones del momento. La mayor parte de los mapas las 104 estampas que ilustran esta obra son a doble página y aparecen plegados. Otros datos: La clásica obra de William Camden fué publicada en 1607 y describe los trazos de la historia y geografía de Gran Bretaña, Richard Gough publicó su primera traducción del latín en 1789 y esta, su segunda edición, está reconocida como una de las mas bellas y apreciadas. Estado de conservación: Buen estado. [Attributes: 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 habitations, manners, economy, structure and peculiarities. By Sir Charles Linné: Translated from Gmelin, Fabricius, Willdenow, &c. Together with various modern arrangements and corrections, derived from the transactions of the Linnean and other societies... With a life of Linné, appropriate copper-plates, and a dictionary explanatory of the terms which occur in the several departments by natural history by William Turton. Vol. 1-7.

      London, Printed for Lackington, Allen, and Co, 1806. VII + 943 + (1) + 717 + (2) + 784 + 725 + 888 + (889-1851) + (29) + 352 + 42 + VI pp. Portrait. 9 engraved hand-coloured plates. Cont. half calf. Spine gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown.. Animal Kingdom : Vol. I. Mammalia - Birds - Amphibia-Fishes. Vol. II-III. Insects. Vol. IV. Worms. Vegetable Kingdom. Vol. I-II. Mineral Kingdom. Life, dictionary, &c

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        Voyage au Cap du Bonne Esperance

      

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        Travels from Buenos Ayres By Potosi to Lima

      

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        An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie LLD

      

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        Reise durch Schweden im Jahr 1804. Erster bis vierter Theil (alles).

      Berlin, G. A. Lange, 1806. 4 Bände in 4. VIII, 303; 322; 295; 277, 1Blatt. 8°. Schöne Halbleder der Zeit mit zwei Rückenschilder. ERSTE AUFLAGE, Wilpert/Gühring 2.- Nr. 22. Trotz der vorhandenen Gebrauchsspuren , ein sehr schönes attraktive Exemplar, siehe Foto. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the wild coast of South America; from the year 1772, to 1777: elucidating the History of that Country, and describing its Productions... with an account of the Indians of Guiana, & Negroes of Guinea

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, (1806). Second edition, two volumes bound in one, 4to, xviii, 423, (5), iv, 419, (5) pp. Engraved title pages and 81 plates, including 3 folding maps and a folding view, the latter and one of the maps with a closed tear to a fold crease, frontispiece and volume I title with contemporary signatures and light damp stains to the top and bottom edges, some foxing throughout, volume I title cut close to the lower edge with partial loss of the imprint. Contemporary diced calf, corners worn, neatly rebacked. "...one of the most detailed descriptions ever written of an eighteenth-century slave plantation society... The heavily edited first edition distorted Stedman's views on race, slavery, and social justice, and turned them more towards a pro-slavery position. Softened or deleted in the 1796 publication were his admiration for Africans-their institutions, morals, hygiene-including the rebel slaves; his frank depiction of sex between European men and African women; and many of his remarks about the pervasiveness of misconduct and debauchery of European planters. Nonetheless, the Narrative had significant contemporary impact..." (ODNB). 16 of the plates were engraved by William Blake, whose name also appears on the Subscriber's List. Bentley 499B.

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        Narrative of a five years' expedition against the revolted negroes of Surinam - in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the years 1772 to 1777. Elucidating the history of that country and describing its productions.

      London, 1806 - 2 vols. 4to, 2 engraved titles both with handcoloured vignettes of ships at sea and 81 coloured engravings including 3 plates engraved by William Blake. 2nd ed., large paper copy. Very fine in contemporary tree calf, rebacked with old backs laid down, red and black letter pieces. (Watermarks on paper: text 1796, plates, 1794, J. Whatman paper). The Large Paper copy of which only a few were printed was published coloured at £5.5s as opposed to the plain issue on ordinary paper at £3.3s. Abbey 719, Sabin 91075

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        Compte des Recettes et Dépenses faites par la Caisse Centrale du Trésor Public, à Paris, pendant l'an XIII. Première comptabilité du Trésor Public

      A Paris de l'Imprimerie Impériale Avril 1806. In - 4 broché sous couverture d'attente. 16 pages pour le rapport fait à l'Empereur par le Ministre du Trésor Public MOLLIEN + 133 pages de tableaux pour les recettes et dépenses du Trésor Public. Du plus grand intérêt pour l'étude, entre autres, du budget de l'armée Napoléonienne , Ministère de la Guerre, Ministère de la Marine, Bagne, Divisions militaires, Arrondissements maritimes, Départements, Institutions etc... La couverture d'attente est abimée, tranches salies, une trace d'humidité en partie supérieure de quelques pages, quelques traces ou rousseurs. Malgré les défauts signalés, le corps de l'ouvrage sur papier fort est en bon état. Rare.

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        Tableaux Historiques des campagnes D'Italie, depuis l'an IV jusqu'a la Bataille de Marengo; suivis du Precis des operations de l'Armee d'Orient des details sur les ceremonies du sacre, des Bulletins officiels de la Grande Armée et de l'Armée d'Italie dans tout le cours de la dernire guerre d'Allemagne, jusqu'a la paix de Presbourg.

      - Paris, Auber, 1806. Prima edizione francese con incisioni dai dipinti originali di Carl Vernet. In folio, legatura originale in mz. Pelle verde, dorso in pelle marrone di marocchino a sette nervi con fregi e titolo in oro, piatti in tela azzurra, tagli in oro, occhietto, frontespizio, bel ritratto di Napoleone a p.p. che segue il front. (inciso da Simon), pp. X (contenenti l'introduzione e una bella scena allegorica con il trionfo di Napoleone), 138, 63, testo in lingua francese. Il volume è così composto: stemma al frontespizio, ritratto di Napoleone a cavallo, testata celebrativa, 25 tavv., ossia 23 tavv. di battaglie italiane (di cui l&#146;ultima è Marengo), 1 carta geografica dell&#146;Italia a doppia pagina (opera del geografo Lorrain, eseguita da Louvet e con legende incise da Dien), 1 tav. dell&#146;Egitto (con la carta dell&#146;Italia si conclude il "Tableaux Historiques" e segue il "Prècis Historique de l&#146;expedition d&#146;Égypte"; fra la carta dell&#146;Italia e i medaglioni con i ritratti che seguono questa ultima sezione e aprono la "Cérémonies du sacre." - che si conclude a p. 138 - si trova la tavola dell&#146;Egitto); la numerazione riparte da p. 1 con il "Précis Historique de la campagne d&#146;Allemagne" (l&#146;Appendice) e arriva fino alla p. 63 (qui, tra la p. 40 e la 41, non è riportata, come invece risulta esserci in altre copie della medesima edizione, la battaglia di Austerlitz, che manca non per lacuna ma in origine, poiché non contemplata neanche nell&#146;indice delle tavole). Edizione originale, in prima tiratura, delle incisioni di questa celebre opera che ebbe varie ristampe nel corso dell'800. La trattazione offre puntuali resoconti iconografici e descrittivi di ciascuna delle battaglie napoleoniche italiane, un "Précis historique de l'expedition d'Egypte"; un capitolo dedicato alle feste che ebbero luogo a Parigi per l'incoronazione degli Imperatori e, in fine, un "Précis historique sur la campagne d'Allemagne". Il volume, in edizione originale, è quindi una splendida raccolta di incisioni, accompagnate da lunghe relazioni, impresse con eleganti caratteri tipografici. L&#146;opera rappresenta una celebrazione di Napoleone e delle sue imprese, con i testi e le tavole che descrivono le campagne d&#146;Italia, d&#146;Egitto, di Germania e di Polonia, e con una relazione dell&#146;incoronazione di Napoleone imperatore e della sua consorte. I disegni preparatori per le tavole furono forniti dal pittore, disegnatore e incisore Carle Vernet, discendente di una celebre famiglia di artisti settecenteschi; la trasposizione dei disegni su lastra spetta a validi incisori transalpini, tra i quali L. J. Masquelier, Daudet, P.P. Choffard, Dambrun, Dupréel, J. Bosq; le 23 vedute della campagna d&#146;Italia, dall&#146;accurata topografia e ricche di figure, rappresentano le principali battaglie, nonché gli ingressi trionfali delle truppe francesi: tra le località rappresentate ci sono Millesimo, Mondovì, il Po&#146;, Lodi, Milano, Pavia, Livorno, Castiglione, Roveredo, San Giorgio, la Corsica, Arcole, Rivoli, la Favorita, il Tagliamento, Venezia, Mantova, Roma, Torino, Napoli, il valico del Monte San Bernardo, Montebello e Casteggio, Marengo; a seguire una bella carta geografica dell&#146;Italia a doppia pagina, opera del geografo Lorrain, eseguita da Louvet e con legende incise da Dien. Superficiale usura alla legatura, interno marginoso e fresco, nonostante minime tracce d&#146;ossidazione con macchiette di foxing ma soprattutto alla velina che protegge le tavole; per il resto esemplare completo e in buono stato di conservazione. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Ganze der Federviehzucht oder vollständiger Unterricht in der Wartung, Pflege und Behandlung. des Feder-Viehes. 2. verbesserte und stark vermehrte Auflage.

      Erfurt Beyer & Maring 1806 - (17,5 x 10,5 cm). XXIV (richtig XXVI) 446 S. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Gegenüber der ersten Ausgabe von 1798 um über 140 Seiten vermehrt. - Das in ökonomische Land- und Wasservögel unterteilte Werk beschreibt neben den verschiedenen Hühnerrassen auch Fasane und Tauben sowie Taubenhäuser. - Gotthard (gestorben 1813) war Professor für Ökonomie und Kameralistik in Erfurt. - Titel verso mit radiertem Stempel, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - Sehr selten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tables Requisite to be Used with the Nautical Ephemeris, for Finding the Latitude & Longitude at Sea

      T. And J. Swords, 1806, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Contemporaneous notes on free end pages and inside rear cover. Initials R.T. stamped on leather spine. Marbled boards have small chips, edge wear, scuffs, worn through to boards, slightly stained. Leather spine has scuffs, scratches, slightly chipped. Damp-staining and foxing throughout. Small bent page corners. Notes in margins of a few pages of text. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 047189.

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        A Dictionay of the English Language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are &#130;&#144;refixed a history of the language, and an English grammar. By Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

      London: Printed for J.Johnson et al., 1806 - In 2 vols. The ninth edition; corrected and revised. 4to. The quarto ninth edition (a four volume octavo 'ninth' edition was also published the previous year). Calf backed cloth, rebound with new e.ps. Margin of the portrait of Johnson (vol.1) partly stained. Ink notation to half title page of vol.2, sealed with a paper. Edges and pages of each vol.sl.spotted. 28.6x22.3cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO WHOM WAS REFERRED THE MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT...OF DECEMBER 23, 1805, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE GOVERNOR AND PRESIDING JUDGE OF THE TERRITORY OF MICHIGAN, RELATIVE TO THE STATE OF THE TERRITORY

      Washington: A. & G. Way, 1806. 56pp. Dbd. Bright and fresh. Very good. The report of the House committee charged with responding to a request for federal action by Gov. William Hull and territorial judge August Woodward, on the question of land disputes and the post-conflagration status of Detroit. Woodward was the compiler of the early laws of Michigan, known as "The Woodward Code," and he was the main architect of the Detroit city plan. Included is a chronological table of settlements in the territory of Michigan, beginning in 1763. "The report contains three letters from Judge Woodward to the Secretary of the Treasury, written in January and March, 1805, which analyze and classify the land titles of the territory. This is a fundamental piece for Michigan and Detroit" - Streeter. Scarce, with Shaw & Shoemaker and OCLC locating a total of seven copies. The Streeter copy sold for $200. STREETER SALE 1386. STREETER MICHIGAN 6658. SABIN 48780. GREENLY, p.419. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 11717. OCLC 24866207, 39695379.

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        LITTLE JACK OF ALL TRADES, with Suitable Representations.

      London, printed and sold by Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch Street, 1806.. Two parts in one volume, early edition 1806, 12mo, 160 x 97 mm, 6¼ x 3¾ inches, pages: 48; 48. 2 engraved pictorial title pages, the first showing the rolling press of the copperplate engraver, a further 22 very good engravings in each volume, each just under a half page. Several concern printing and bookmaking: the printer's devil inks the type in the hand press, the copperplate engraver is shown at work, bookbinding (a woman is shown stitching the leaves), and papermaking. Others show a wide variety of trades: carpenter, blacksmith, cabinetmaker, boatbuilder, tinman, tallow-chandler, turner, weaver, charcoal burner, auctioneer, pump maker, barber, lighterman, tambour worker, shot caster, potter, clock maker etc. Under each image is a poem of varying length followed by a page or two of descriptive prose text. Nicely rebound in modern half black morocco over marbled boards, gilt dividing lines, gilt lettered spine, raised bands with gilt rules and gilt floral motif, marbled endpapers. Name partially erased with date 1810 at top of first title page, same name and date to top of second title page, pages 16/17 in Part I have some early ink scribble in the margins, some margins slightly trimmed, no loss, occasional very light soiling to margins, very small printer's ink mark in a couple of places, not affecting illustrations, all text easily readable. A very good copy. Our early reprint has the same number of engravings as the first edition (1804 and 1805). The Dartons, page 62, G221 (4) and G222 (2); Osborne, I,114: "William Darton, in all probability, both wrote and illustrated the book."; Oppenheimer Catalogue No.1589 (first editions of 1804 and 1805). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Setters

      London: James Linnell, 1806. Original aquatint. Page measures 15" x 17.5". Stunning aquatint engraved by William Ward (engraver to the Duke of York) in 1806 after painting by George Morland. Print of Pointers exists here at the Gallery. Minor scuff at top left corner but otherwise in excellent condition. We have a matching print of Pointers here at the Gallery. Beautiful as a set or alone.

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

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

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        Opp. 4, 13, 15, 29, 30, 45]. Collection of 12 string quartets in parts in first and early editions,; as follows

      - - [Op. 4]. Deux Quatuors. composés et dediés A Son Altesse Serénissime Monseigneur le Duc regnant de Saxe-Gotha et Altenbourg. Oeuv. IV. Leipzig: chez A. Kühnel (Bureau de Musique) [PN 455] [1806]. [1] (title), 2-14; [1] (title), 2-9; [1] (title), 2-9; [1] (title), 2-9 pp. Engraved. Tears to edges of title to first violin part. First Edition. Göthel p. 13. With manuscript note to foot of title: "Den 19. Juni 1806." - [Op. 15]. Deux Quatuors. composés et dediés A Monsieur Keller Conseiller de So Altesse le Margrave de Bade. Op. 15. Leipzig: chez C.F. Peters (Bureau de Musique) [PN 720] [1818]. [1] (title), [2-3] (blank), 4-15; [1] (blank), 2-9; [1] (blank), 2-9; [1] (blank), 2-9 pp. Engraved. First Edition, later issue. Göthel p. 27. - [Op. 30]. Xtes Quartett. 30tes Werk. Wien: S.A. Steiner und Comp. [PN S:u:C: 3017 [1819]. 13; [1] (blank), 2-9; [1] (blank), 2-9; [1] (blank), 2-9 pp. Engraved. First Edition. Göthel p. 51. Weinmann: Senefelder, Steiner & Haslinger, p. 167. - [Op. 13]. Quatuor Brillant. Oeuv. 13 [corrected in manuscript to 43]. Leipzig: C.F. Peters [PN 1361] [1818]. 11; [1] (blank), 208; [1] (blank), 2-8; [1] (blank), 2-7 pp. Engraved. First Edition. Göthel p. 77. - [Op. 45]. Trois Quatuors. Oe. 45. No. I [II-III]. Leipzig: C.F. Peters [PN 1487, 1489, 1490] [1818]. Violin I: 12; 13; 13 pp.Violin II: [1] (blank), 2-9; [1] (blank), 2-11; [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.Viola: [1] (blank), 2-9; [1] (blank), 2-11; [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9; 8; [1] (blank), 2-10 pp. Engraved. First Edition. Göthel p. 82. - [Op. 29]. Trois Quatuors. composés et dediés À Son Ami Andreas Romberg. Oeuvre 29. Vienne: Pierre Mechetti [PN] 381 [1815]. 23; [1] (title), 2-19; [1] (title), 2-19; [1] (title), 2-17 pp. Engraved. First Edition. Göthel p. 50. Weinmann Mechetti p. 11. Four volumes. 19th century marbled paper over flexible boards with large labels titled in manuscript to uppers. Occasional annotations. Bindings slightly worn. Minor browning, foxing and staining. In very good condition overall. "The largest portion of Spohr's chamber music was for strings alone, ranging from 19 unsurpassed duos for two violins to four masterly, and largely unemulated, double string quartets. These, together with the 36 string quartets (and several other works for the same combination), seven string quintets and the String Sextet of 1848, display a number of common features. Spohr's own mastery of the violin is evident in all of them, and their technical difficulties, together with the particular style of performance necessary to secure their full effect, may partly explain their infrequent performance. The quartets, especially, fall into two distinct categories: solo quartets in the tradition of Rode (often entitled "Quatuor brillant"), which are essentially violin concertos with string trio accompaniment, and true quartets where the interest is more evenly divided between the instruments. At its most baneful, Spohr's virtuosity induced him to slip into predictable passage-work in the linking sections between the main tonal centres of his sonata form movement. There are, however, many examples of brilliance without vapidity in these works and his imagination seems particularly to have been stimulated by less usual combinations." Clive Brown in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vermischte Schriften nach dessen Tode aus den hinterlassenen Papieren gesammelt und herausgegeben von L. C. Lichtenberg und F. Kries. 9 Bände. Mit 3 gestoch. Porträts, 4 Kupfertafeln von Daniel Chodowiecki, 10 teils gefalt. Kupfertafeln und einigen Textholzschnitten. Schöne Halblederbände d. Z. mit 2 farb. Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. Marmorpapiervorsätze.

      Göttingen, Dieterich, 1800-1806. - Erste Gesamtausgabe, Vorzugsausgabe auf starkem Büttenpapier. Enthält zahlreiche Erstdrucke, u. a. die berühmten 'Sudelbücher', auf denen der Ruhm Lichtenbergs als brillantestem deutschem Aphoristiker beruht, sowie "Klassiker" wie den 'Timorus', das Tagebuch der Englandreise, 'Ueber Physiognomik' oder die 'Physikalischen und mathematischen Schriften'. Zu Lichtenbergs Bedeutung haben die Bemerkungen von Karl Fuß aus den 20er Jahren noch heute Gültigkeit: "Heute ist Lichtenberg wenn nicht vergessen, so doch nur einem kleineren Kreise literarischer Feinschmecker bekannt. Wer aber einmal den Weg zu seiner skurrilen Persönlichkeit gefunden, der verehrt in ihm einen der feinsten Köpfe unseres gesamten Schrifttums, erkennt in ihm einen der interessantesten Fälle deutscher Geistigkeit. An Lichtenberg läßt sich Grundsätzliches ungemein anschaulich und erschütternd demonstrieren. . Geradlinig erscheint dieses Leben und birgt doch heimliche Dämonie. Dieser Physiker, dieser rationalistische Aufklärer, der den Odendichter Klopstock und die Barden des Göttinger Hains lächerlich machte, der die jungen Kraftgenies einschließlich des Werther-Dichters verabscheute, dieser Mann, in dem das Aufklärungszeitalter geradezu verkörpert scheint, kämpft einen heimlichen verzweifelten Kampf gegen ein anderes Ich. . Er kämpft gegen den heimlichen Romantiker in sich. Manche seiner Sätze hören sich an, als meditiere Novalis, als schwärme Jean Paul, als witzele verzweifelt Brentano. Er selbst hat Genialisches an sich &#150; was ist Genie im Grunde anderes als Umspannung von Gegensätzen. . Goethe hat gesagt: 'Wo Lichtenberg einen Spaß macht, liegt ein Problem verborgen'. Hebbel hat die kongeniale Schärfe seines Geistes bewundert, Schopenhauer und Nietzsche bekannten sich zu ihm als Lehrmeister eines geschliffenen Stils. . Gerade er, der geistvolle Plauderer in Almanachen und Taschenbüchern, der witzige Deuter der Hogarthschen und Chodowiezkischen Stiche, der feine Beobachter des Alltags, der &#150; sit venia verbo &#150; Eckermann des Augenblicks, gerade er war im Grunde der erste Journalist Deutschlands, vor Waiblinger, Hauff und Heine. Sein Stil hat das Spritzige dessen, was wir heute Feuilleton nennen. Er ist in mancher Hinsicht ein eminent moderner Kopf. . In ihm verklärt sich ein ganzes Zeitalter: in der Luzidität seiner Geistigkeit; in ihm aber deutet sich auch bereits der Abschluß seiner Epoche, die große kommende Geisteswende an: in dem heimlichen Drang, aus dem grellen und kalten Lichte der Vernunft der Erde in uns und außer uns wieder näher zu kommen." &#150; Nach Kayser sind drei Ausgaben bei Heinrich Blethe in Dortmund gedruckt worden: auf einfachem Druckpapier, auf Bütten und auf Vélinpapier. Das vorliegende Exemplar erinnert in der Papierqualität an das der Bibliothek Olga und Paul Hirsch (in unserem Katalog der Bibliothek Miller I, Nr. 440), das im Bericht über die Bibliothek (in: 'Philobiblon', 3. Jg., 1930) erwähnt und beschrieben wird und das trotz erkennbarer Schöpfsiebspuren als Velinpapier bezeichnet wurde. Im Folgejahr kommt Martin Domke in derselben Zeitschrift bei dem Artikel über seine eigene Lichtenberg-Sammlung auf das Hirsch-Exemplar zurück und schreibt: "Leider ist es nicht gelungen, ein zweites Exemplar der neunbändigen Vélin-Ausgabe der 'Vermischten Schriften' (1800-1806), wie sie die kürzlich hier beschriebene Bibliothek Olga Hirsch in Frankfurt a. M. enthält, zu ermitteln, geschweige denn zu erwerben. Immerhin bleibt es für die Buchgeschichte um 1800 interessant, zu erfahren, für welche Zwecke und in welcher Auflagenhöhe diese anscheinend völlig verschollene Ausgabe veranstaltet worden ist." &#150; Schönes Exemplar, nur vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig. Mit den meist fehlenden Nebentiteln 'Physikalische und mathematische Schriften' in den Bänden VI-IX. Hübsche alte Stempel eines Gothaer Gymnasiums sowie dessen handschriftl. Bibliothekssignatur. &#150; Goed. IV 1, 639, 9; Jung 2001 (ungenau); Rümann 650; Engelmann 342, 343, 368 und 401; Bauer 703-706; Borst

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        Beschreibung beider Sicilien, Galanti, Bde. I-IV, (von V), 1790-

      Galanti Giuseppe M., 1743-1806 - Beschreibung beider Sicilien, Galanti, Bde. I-IV, (von V), 1790-1793 Joseph Maria Galanti's neue historische und geographische Beschreibung beider Sicilien / aus dem Italienischen übersetzt von C. J. Jagemann Band 1 Verfasser Galanti, Giuseppe Maria Beteiligte Jagemann, Christian Joseph Erschienen Leipzig : Crusius, (1790) Online-Ausg. Halle, Saale : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, 2014 Umfang XXXII, 472 S. ; 8° INHALT Vorderdeckel Titelblatt Widmung XVorrede des Verfassers. XXIIVorrede des Uebersetzers. XXVIInhalt des ersten Bandes. Geographische und politische Beschreibung beyder Sicilien. Erster Band. Erstes Buch. Staatsverfassung des Königreichs Apulien. 4Erstes Kapitel. Geographische Beschreibung des Königreichs. 13Zweytes Kapitel. Versuch über die Geschichte des Königreichs Apulien. Drittes Kapitel. Von den Veränderungen der innern Verfassung unseres Königreichs. 61§. 1. Allgemeiner Zustand Italiens nach dem Verfall des römischen Kaiserthums. 67§. 2. Verfassung unserer Provinzen unter den Longobarden. 92§. 2. [3.] Ursprung des Kirchen= und Lehen=Rechts. 108§. 4. Die Verfassung unserer Provinzen unter den Normannen. 125§. 5. Reichsverfassung unter Kaiser Friedrich aus Schwaben. 142§. 6. Reichsverfassung unter den Königen des Hauses von Anjou. 160§. 7. Reichsverfassung unter den Aragonischen Königen. 172§. 8. Reichsverfassung unter den spanischen Vicekönigen. 196§. 9. Zustand des Königreichs unter Regierung Karls, und Ferdinands von Bourbon. 204§. 10. Von der Bevölkerung des Königreichs. 212Viertes Kapitel. Von der gegenwärtigen Regierung. 214§. 1. Politische und bürgerliche Regierung. 218§. 2. Die Polizey (Governo de polizia.) 243§. 3. Von der Verwaltung der Staatswirthschaft. 265§. 4. Von dem eigentlichen Civilregiment. 291§. 5. Fortsetzung vom Civilregiment. 306§. 7. [6.] Von den Lehen und Frohndiensten. 316Fünftes Kapitel. Von dem Militärstande. 342Sechstes Kapitel. Von der Geistlichkeit. 350§. 1. Der geistliche Staat im Königreiche. 361§. 2. Von der geistlichen Gerichtsbarkeit. 367§. 3. Reichthümer der Kirchen. Beysteuer des Volks der Religion wegen. 376§. 4. Verzeichniß der Einkünfte des Maltheserordens im Königreich. 377§. 5. Die gegenwärtige Abhängigkeit des Königreichs von dem römischen Hofe. 380Siebentes Kapitel. Wissenschaften und schöne Künste. 397§. 1. Oeffentliche Anstalten zu Beförderung der Gelehrsamkeit. 415§. 2. Schöne Künste. 419§. 3. Fortsetzung von den schönen Künsten. 422§. 4. Fortsetzung von den schönen Künsten. 424Achtes Kapitel. Verschiedene Classen der Nation, und allgemeiner sittlicher Charakter. 426§. 1. Vom Adel, und von den Ritterorden. 432§. 2. Von den Tribunalisten. 437§. 3. Von der Classe der Aerzte. 439§. 4. D [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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