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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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE GIL-ARTGIL SARL]
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        THE CRIES OF LONDON, As they are daily exhibited in the Streets; with an Epigram in Verse, adapted to each. Embellished with Forty-Eight Elegant Characteristic Engravings. To which is prefixed A Poetical Description of the Metropolis. Tenth Edition.

      Printed for J. Harris, (Successor to E. Newbery), Corner of St. Paul's Churchyard., London 1806 - 12mo. 4 x 6.75 inches. 58 + [1] pp. letterpress. Bound in quarter morocco over original marbled boards; spine rebacked with new endpapers. in compartments with raised bands and gilt title. pp 17-18 repaired with some loss of text; many plates and a some pages have small repairs but images themselves are intact. 1810 (?) signature at top of title. Early maxims in ink on rectos of frontispiece and a few plates and one below image of plate [3]; other annotations in pencil. Illustrated by 49 hand coloured engraved plates, including frontispiece, published by Harris , June 1804. An evocative collection of engravings of traditional London street vendors and tradesmen and women, captioned with the cries used to advertise their wares and services, each plate with an accompanying verse. John Harris (1756-1846) took over the Newbery publishing business, which had first issued the Cries in 1771 with entirely different plates in 1801, and became the foremost children's publisher in London. The frontispiece illustrates his shop at the corner of St Paul's Churchyard. This work also came out in parts, but it seems likely that only the 1804 single volume edition preceded this one of 1806 with these precise illustrations; this copy has been used by a child to practice handwriting. ILLUSTRATED/CHILDRENS LONDON LONDON 19TH CENTURY SOCIAL HISTORY CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED ILLUSTRATED/CHILDRENS

      [Bookseller: Marrins Bookshop]
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        Dictionnaire Critique, littéraire, et bibliographique des principaux livres condamnés au feu, suprimés ou censurés : précédé d'un discours sur ces sortes d'ouvrages . 2 volumes

      A.A. Renouard 1806 - Paris, A.A. Renouard, 1806, in 8°, Tome I: XVI + XL + 343 pp ; Tome II: 295 pp. Ex libris dans les 2 tomes. 2 volumes. Reliure plein veau, filets cernant les plats, dos à nerfs et caissons fleuronnés dorés , tranches marbrées [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poétique anglaise par M. Hennet, membre de la Légion dHonneur

      de limprimerie de Valade, 1806 - 3 vol. in-8 de VIII-342 p., 2 fnch.-464 p. et 2 fnch.-XVI-429 p., EO, demi-veau frotté, dos lisses ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison en veau noir, tranches jaspées. [Angleterre - poésie], [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chapitre livres et presse ancienne]
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        Reis door Holland.

      Evert Maaskamp: Reis door Holland Deel 1: 'Reis door Holland in de jaren 1806': 250 pgs. Bevat 9 brieven. 8 handgekleurde kostuumprenten en 12 topografische prenten. Deel 2: Reis door Holland in de jaren 1806 en 1807':316 pgs. Bevat 10 brieven. 5 handgekleurde kostuumprenten en 12 topografische aquatinten. Deel 3: Reis door Holland in de jaren 1807-1812. Bevat 10 brieven. 6 handgekleurde kostuumprenten en 14 topografische aquatinten. Oorspronkelijke kartonnen omslag met gebruikssporen, aantal prentjes gevlekt, veel pagina's gebruind. Zeer zeldzame complete serie van deze Nederlandse uitgave. Totaal 20 kostuumprentjes en 37 topografische prenten. Amsterdam 1812.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat DE VRIES & DE VRIES]
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        [Fore-edge Painting] A Complete Dictionary of Music To Which is Prefixed A Familiar Introduction to the First Principles of that Science With Additions and Improvements.

      London: Richard Phillips, 1806. Second edition. Full Straight Grained Morocco, Gilt Border Decoration. Very Good. Funny dirty fore-edge painting of a Dr. Syntax type playing the violin while screwing a maid! The fore-edge surprise thus relates to the contents of the book. 12mo. 16 by 10 cm. Unpaginated. The fore-edge is unsigned, but it is well done -- one would not suspect that there is a painting when the book is closed. All edges are gilt. The binding itself has light wear but is a striking, handsome period binding.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty. commencing with the judgments of the Right Hon. Sir William Scott, Michaelmas Term 1798

      London printed by R. Taylor & Co. Shoe Lane for J. Butterworth and J. White 1806 - 5 volumes. 8vo. in the region of 400 pages per volume. very good clean crsip condition hardbacks in the original full calf bindings with light spine and edge wear. heraldic book-plate of Lord Walsingham to front paste-downs. a superb collection of reports of maritime legal cases, many concerning the seizure of merchant vessels between the years 1798 and 1806, during the period of the Napoleonic wars. a valuable source work vividly illustrating the difficulties and perils of trading by sea at this time, and a clear insight into the workings of the High Court of Admiralty. Initially the set was complete in these five volumes, but a sixth volume was added in 1808. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books Ltd., ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        Histoire de la guerre de la Vendée et des Chouans, depuis son origine jusqu'à la pacification de 1800

      Chez Giguet et Michaud 1806 - - Chez Giguet et Michaud, A Paris 1806, In-8 (12,5x20cm), 438pp. et 462pp. et 470pp., relié. - Edition originale, illustrée d'une grande carte dépliante rehaussée en couleurs du théâtre de la guerre, dressée par Lapie et gravée par Blondeau. Un volume sera ajouté dans les édition ultérieures, poursuivant cette histoire jusqu'en 1815. Reliures en pleine basane racinée blonde d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 4 fers et de roulettes. Pièces de titres en maroquin rouge, et de tomaisons en maroquin noir. Mors supérieur du tome 3 fendu en tête. 5 coins émoussés et dénudés. Ensemble très frotté. Bon exemplaire cependant. Excellente histoire des guerres de Vendée et de la résistance royaliste en Anjou, mais également dans le Poitou. L'ensemble est très détaillé et d'une grande neutralité. Ex-libris aux armes du Cardinal Maury. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, illustrated with a large folding map colors enhanced by the theater of war. Binders in full sheepskin rooted blonde time. Back smooth decorated with 4 irons and rollers. Parts of titles in red morocco, and volume numbers in black leather. Mors top of Volume 3 slotted head. 5 blunted corners and bare. All very rubbed. 438pp. et 462pp. et 470pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        One: Projets dÂ’Architecture et autres productions de cet art, qui ont merites les Grands Prix Accordes par lÂ’Academie, par lÂ’Institut national de France, et par des Jurys du choix des Artistes ou du Gouvernement. Title-page. Two: Grands Prix dÂ’Architecture. Projets couronnes par lÂ’Academie dÂ’Architecture et par lÂ’Institut de France. Graves et publies par Allais, Detournelle et Vaudoyer

      

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        A NEW SYSTEM of DOMESTIC COOKERY formed upon Principles of Economy and adapted to the use of Private Families

      Murray and Harding, London 1806 - VG text block in FINE modern full brown morroco rebind. Gilt lettered red leather title/author spine labels. 8vo, xx,290pp. Bebound without binder's ticket, and without original pre/postlims. First original leaf is half title, then frontis, title page, advertisement (with errata on verso). Last text page states "THE END" and "C & R Baldwin, printers New Bridgestreet, Blackfriars". Same printer's credit on half title verso, but with London, not Blackfriars. Frontis's extreme bottom margin states: "Nov 1st, 1805, by J Murray", tho facing title page dated 1806. Text block had been trimmed a small amount when rebound. Text quite nice, collated complete. Few turned corners but no tears or chips, however small, EXCEPT half tp fore edge with few shallow chips. Next page, frontis, has one 1/4" closed tear. Scattered light foxing. No aging, thumbprints or food stains. Last 60 pages damp stained at extreme top front corner. "Katharine Browningg 1806" neatly inked on half tp. The 2nd "g" is not a misprint on my part. Very scarce, Worldcat lists copies in four libraries. "Google" finds none, nor any mention of one having been listed or sold. ABPC lists three copies sold in last 100 years, two recently, a 3rd in the 60s. This copy the source for the Fort Niagara 1998 reprint by Professor R. Arthur Bowler of the University of Buffalo whose copy of the 1998 reprint included. A book review of the reprint states Bowler himself owned an 1806 1st ed. Reprint's preface states that the 1806 came into his hands from his mother about 1978, but he'd no idea how long his mother had had it. He states it had been held together with a rubber band, so the rebind likely dates to 1998. VG book in FINE rebind. R. Arthur Bowler bookplate inside cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quiet Friends]
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        PRIVILEGIOS DA NOBREZA, E FIDALGUIA DE PORTUGAL,

      - OFFERECIDOS AO EXCELLENTISSIMO SENHOR MARQUEZ DE ABRANTES D. PEDRO DE LENCASTRE SILVEIRA CASTELLO-BRANCO VASCONCELLOS VALENTE BARRETO DE MENEZES SÁ E ALMEIDA PELO AUTHOR LUIZ DA SILVA PEREIRA DE OLIVEIRA, CAVALLEIRO PROFESSO NA ORDEM DE CHRISTO, CORREGEDOR DA COMARCA DE MIRANDA DO DOURO, NATURAL DE FONTELLAS, E SOCIO DA REAL ACADEMIA DAS SCIENCIAS DE LISBOA. LISBOA. Na nova Officina de João Rodrigues Neves. Anno de 1806. In 4º (de 19x14 cm) com xii, 344, [iv] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele da época com nervos e ferros a ouro na lombada. Corte das folhas carminado. Exemplar com título de posse manuscrito à cabeça da folha de rosto e mancha antiga nas folhas anteriores de guarda, sem afectar o livro. Obra muito apreciada e já rara no século XIX. Inocêncio V, 324; XVI, 71: ?LUIS DA SILVA PEREIRA OLIVEIRA, Cavalleiro da Ordem de Christo, Formado em leis pela Universidade de Coimbra, Corregedor da comarca de Miranda do Douro, Socio da Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa, etc. etc. N. em Fontellas, e m. ao que posso julgar entre 1807 e 1812. Privilegios da nobreza e fidalguia de Portugal; offerecidos ao ex.mo sr. marquez d'Abrantes D. Pedro de Lencastre, etc. Lisboa, na Offic. de João Rodrigues Neves 1806. 4.o de XII 345 pag., e mais tres no fim com a errata. Posto que esta compilação perdesse muito do seu mérito e utilidade em razão das alterações trazidas pela nova forma do governo representativo, e pela abolição da maior parte dos antigos privilégios, decretada pela carta constitucional, nem por isso deixa de ser ainda agora interessante e curiosa. Os exemplares que em pequeno numero aparecem uma ou outra vez no mercado, têm corrido por preços entre 480 e 720 réis; não tem ido muito alem de 900 réis. Está assim marcado no catalogo do livreiro João Pereira da Silva'. Location/localizacao: SDC-1-1-A-1

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        TEMPLO DE JATAB

      - COLLECÇÃO DE MEMORIAS TURCAS. HISTORIA I. TRADUZIDAS, E ACCOMODADAS POR J. P. S. A. [José Pedro de Sousa Azevedo]. LISBOA, NA IMPRESSÃO REGIA. M. DCCC. VI. [1806]. Com Licença de S. A. R. In 8º (de 14,5x9 cm) com iv, 152 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada, nas esquadrias das pastas e com dedicatória gravada a ouro na pasta anterior: «Ao Snrª Antonio Joze Serraõ». 1ª edição da tradução portuguesa. Romance licencioso [erótico] publicado anonimamente em Paris, no ano de 1743, e diversas vezes proibido de circular por intervenção da censura. Tradução de Mémoires turcs avec l?histoire galante de leur séjour en France, par un auteur turc de toute sles academies mahométanes" [vide Floema. Caderno de Teoria e História Literária, No 9, 2011]. A edição seguinte (a 2º edição em português) foi impressa no Rio de Janeiro no ano de 1811 e é uma das primeiras obras impressas no Brasil. Outras edições posteriores conhecidas: Imprensa de João Martins Estves em 1822; e Typ. de Nunes sem filho, em 1841. A BNP refere apenas a existência de 2 exemplares no Centro Cultural Gulbenkian, em Paris. Inocêncio VII, 298: «TEMPLO DE JATAB, collecção de Memorias turcas. Historia primeira. Traduzida por J. P. S. A. Lisboa, 1806. 8.º. É uma novella em que a modestia e honestidade dos costumes são mui pouco respeitadas. Não sei como em tempo de censura prévia se permittiu a sua impressão! E por mais de uma vez, pois vi d"ella segunda edição, feita, se não me engano, em o Rio de Janeiro. Creio que o nome do traductor designado com as letras iniciaes é o de José Pedro de Sousa Azevedo, bacharel em mathematica, e official de marinha, que foi depois um dos individuos deportados em 1810 para a ilha Terceira, por ordem da regencia do reino, como suspeitos de jacobinismo, isto é, de serem partidarios dos francezes, ou melhor, de propenderem para as doutrinas inauguradas na revolução de 1789». Location/localizacao:

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        Original Anecdotes of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and of his family, his court, his ministers, his academies...

      Philadelphia: E. Bronson, at the office of the United States? Gazette, 1806. Two volumes: x, 433; iv, 438 p.; 21.5 cm. Title continues: "and his literary friends: collected during a familiar intercourse of twenty years with that prince. Translated from the French of Dieudonn Thibault. Translation of: Mes Souvenirs de Vingt Ans de Sjour a Bertlin ou Frdric-le-Grand. First pub. Paris, 1804 (Cioranescu 61689); Shaw & Shoemaker 11445. Bound in original full contemporary leather, rebacked; very good. Stock#OB776.

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        Broadside. Begins, "To the electors of the Western District. Fellow-citizens, In a few days you will again be called upon to exercise the distinguishing privilege of Freemen — that of electing your Representatives to the Legislature. In discharging this duty, the great body of the people only want correct information, and they will generally choose the most able and faithful men to legislate for them.".

      New York state: no publisher/printer Folio (39 cm, 15.5"). [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. This supports four candidates, "friends of the present administration [i.e., Gov. Morgan Lewis]," to fill vacancies in the Western District of the New York State Senate; the candidates, all former members of the state assembly, are Freegift Patchin, of Schoharie, Evans Wharrey, of Herkimer, John McWhorter, of Onondaga, and Joseph Annin, of Cayuga. Their names are printed at the end, followed by the words "The People's Choice" in bold letters. Included are attacks on the character of the opposing candidates, Salmon Buell, John Ballard, Nathan Smith, and Jacob Gebhard, and of particular interest is a spirited defense of the controversial Merchants' Bank. => An interesting window into the factional struggles within the party and the growing dominance of the western district in state politics. Text printed in double columns. Rare: We fail to trace any copies via OCLC. As issued, with old folds. Short tear and spot in blank area of inner margin. A clean, very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        The American Gardener's Calendar; Adapted to the Climates and Seasons of the United States

      B. Graves. Hardcover. Philadelphia, 1806. 8vo, contemporary sheep, 648 pp. plus index. Gilt lettered spine label. A very nice, complete copy of McMahon's important early work, quite exhaustive, on American gardening. McMahon was Jefferson's gardening mentor and curator of plants for the Lewis and Clark expedition. This work, quite scarce in its first edition, is generally regarded as the first of its kind. A bright, very good copy with some weakening to front hinge, a marginal tear with loss to a rear blank, normal foxing and browning and other signs of normal wear. Very well preserved overall in a contemporary sheepskin binding. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. (Shaw and Shoemaker 10771) . Very Good. 1806. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Histoire du Japon; ... Nouvelle édition. Paris, Rollin (colophon vol. 6: printed by d'Hours fils), 1754. 6 volumes. 12mo. With 56 engraved plates (including 28 folding maps, plans and other illustrations and 28 single-page botanical plates). Contemporary mottled calf, gold tooled spines.

      Alt-Japan-Katalog 325; Brunet I, col. 1806; Cordier, Japonica, col. 423. One of two issues published in the same year, of the third incarnation of Charlevoix's notable history of Japan, which is considered the best by Brunet, since it is revised, augmented and arranged in better order than previous editions. The first volume gives a general introduction to the country, treating its geography, topography, climate, ethnography, politics, education, religions, etc., and the other five volumes contain the history itself, which is divided into 20 chapters starting with the discovery of Japan by the Portuguese in 1542. Several parts, especially those concerning natural history, are drawn from Kaempfer.With manuscript bookplate of Cournault on each pastedown and page numbers added in pencil to the index of volume one. Restored tear in two plates and some occasional spots throughout, otherwise a very good copy. The bindings also very good, with only the spines slightly worn.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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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.

      Paris: Chez Bossange 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). [8], xix, [1], 302, [2] pp.; 2 fold. map, 3 fold. plts., 3 fold. charts.. 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. Period-style quarter calf and marbled paper–covered boards, spine with gilt-stamped leather title and author labels and blind-tooled floral decorations in compartments. Half-title and title-page with institutional rubber-stamps dated 1879; half-title with upper and lower margins cut away and later repaired, inner margin reinforced. Pages and plates with light to moderate foxing; a few pencilled English translations of obscure words. Large map with short tear from inner margin, barely extending into image.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Code de procédure civile.

      de l'Imprimerie impériale, A Paris 1806 - In-4 de (2)-246 pp., cartonnage, pièce de titre rouge, entièrement non rogné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale et seule officielle. Le Code de procédure civile fut élaboré par une commission constituée le 24 mars 1802 et dominée par la personnalité de Pigeau. Le Conseil d'Etat l'examina durant 23 séances du 19 avril au 29 mars 1806, en l'absence de l'Empereur, qui présida une seule séance. Promulgué en 1806, ce code s'inspire de l'ordonnance de 1667 de Lamoignon simplifiée et clarifiée. Exemplaire à grandes marges imprimé sur papier fort, non rogné. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck]
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        Le due nuove campane del Campidoglio.con varie notizie sopra i campanili e sopra ogni sorta di orologi e un appendice di monumenti

      Fulgoni, Roma 1806 - Legatura amatoriale in mz. pelle con fregi e titolo oro al ds. Qualche segno e annotazione, leggere sporadiche fioriture, ma ottimo esemplare in barbe. In Appendice, notizie soprattutto su Santa Francesca Romana. Cicognara, 3643; Olschki, 16607; Lozzi, n. 4221. 4to (cm. 28,2), XVI-200 pp. Antiporta e tre vignette, di cui una al frontis., incise su rame. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Jahrbücher der Medicin als Wissenschaft. Verfasst von einer Gesellschaft von Gelehrten.

      in der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, Tübingen, 1806 - 6 Hefte in 3 Bänden (mehr nicht erschienen). Tübingen, in der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 1806 - 1808. 8°. Vortitel, XX S., 206 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler, 2 Bl., 160 S., 1. w. Bl.; 3 Bl., 304 S.; 3 Bl., 124 S., 2 Bl., S. 125-246. Pappbände der Zeit mit Marmorpapierbezügen, roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergodung. Goedeke V, 12,17. - Kirchner 3790. - Vollständige Folge der wichtigsten Zeitschrift der Naturphilophie herausgegeben vom Bamberger Arzt und Vertrauten von E.T.A. Hofmann, der Direktor der Psychiatrischen Anstalt war. - Mit Beiträgen von Schelling, Steffens, Eschenmeyer, Troxler, Marcus u.a. - Jeder Band mit einem überklebten Exlibris auf dem Innendeckel. Einbanddeckdel leicht berieben. Das rote Rückenschild des 3. Bandes leicht abweichend. Komplet selten. Seit über 20 Jahren kein Exemplar auf einer deutschen Auktion. Sprache: Deutsch Pappbände der Zeit mit Marmorpapierbezügen, roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergodung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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         République des Champs Élysées ou Monde ancien Ouvrage dans lequel on démontre principalement: Que les Champs Élysées et l'Enfer des Anciens sont le nom d'une ancienne République d'hommes justes et religieux située à l'extrémité septentrionale de la Gaule, et surtout dans les îles du Bas-Rhin; que cet Enfer a été le premier sanctuaire de l'initiation aux Mystères et qu'Ulysse y a été initié; ... que les Élysiens nommés aussi sous d'autres rapports, Atlantes, Hyperboréens, Cimmériens, &c, ont civilisé les anciens peuples, y compris les Égyptiens et les Grecs; que les Dieux de la Fable ne sont que les emblêmes des institutions sociales de l'Elysée; ... que les poètes Homère et Hésiode sont originaires de la Belgique..., Ouvrage Posthume.

      Gand, imp. P.-F. de Goesin-Verhaeghe, 1806, 3 vol. in 8°, de 38pp.-266pp. 2 ff. XLVIIIpp. 1f. & 1 f. 251pp. 2 ff. XLIpp. & 1f. 266pp. 1 f. LVIIIpp., demi-percal. mouchetée époque, p. de t. rouge, bel exemplaire frais à toutes marges. Ouvrage très rare, tiré à très petit nombre. Oeuvre paradoxale et excentrique où l'on trouve à côté d'intéressants chapitres sur l'initiation et l'antiquité, des bizarreries du genre qu'Homère et Hésiode sont belges (sic). « Curieux ouvrage d'une grande rareté, rempli de vues extraordinaires sur les mystères ésotériques de l'antiquité. On peut dire de cette étonnante production intellectuelle, qu'elle est aussi puissante en son genre que le fameux ouvrage de Bébescourt sur les Mystères du Christianisme et que ces deux traités, également difficiles à rencontrer, forment comme des penchants destinés, à l'insu de leurs auteurs, à se compléter l'un par l'autre. De Grave démontre qu'il y eut une Église Élyséenne primitive, laquelle fut le berceau des arts, des sciences et de leur voile mythologique, et que les Élyséens qui furent la race perdue des Atlantes, ont civilisé les anciens peuples, dont les Égyptiens. Ainsi les dieux des mythologies antiques furent les emblèmes des institutions sociales et intellectuelles de la mystérieuse Atlantide. Il y a là une mine des plus intéressantes de documents neufs basés sur un savoir philosophique et philologique immense, le tout bien fait pour satisfaire les rares amateurs d'incontestables curiosités, qui ont le bonheur de posséder un tel ouvrage » d'après Thiébaud. ¶ Brunet Fous Littéraires p. 92 "Une vaste érudition. Fort intempestivement déployée, s'étale dans cet amas de rêveries" - Blavier fous p.167 - Gattefossé & Roux Bibliographie de l'Atlantide, n°503 - Caillet 4756 - Guaïta n°629 - Eluard-Valette cat. Utopies n°143 "travail gigantesque et délirant décodage..." - Versins utopie 416B.

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        Konvolut von 4 Handschriften (Rechnungsbücher) / 1. Heiligenfonds - Rechnung von Rheinsheim par 1850/51 (Originale Handschrift)

      Rheinsheim, 1806 - 1874. zw. 100-150 S. (nicht gezählt) 4°. Orig.pappband der Zeit mit hs. Titelschild, insges. natürlich altersbedingt gutes Ex. (Stichworte: Buchhaltung, Kirchenbücher, Finanzwesen, Rechnungsbücher, Kurrentschrift) --- Rheinsheim ist ein Stadtteil von Philippsburg im Landkreis Karlsruhe in Baden-Württemberg ---------------- Die erste Seite beginnt soweit für mich lesbar: \"Originale. Regierung des Unterrheinkreises. Ort Rheinsheim, Katholische Kirchenrechnung für das Jahr April 1850 bis Juli (?) 1851, angelegt..... Jacob Dirolf......., nach 10 Seiten folgen die Auflistungen für Schuldigkeit, Zahlung, Rükstand mit den entsprechenden Zuordnungen wofür und das Datum, dann wieder mehrere Seiten Text, sowie ein Antwortschreiben, mehrere Seiten \"Entschluß\" mit dem Originalbriefkopf der Großherzoglich Badischen Regierung des Unterrheinkreises, Mannheim 19ten Juli 1851, dann weitere Seiten mit Auflistungen und zahlreichen Namen, zahlreiche Blätter über Geldbewegungen eines Baufonds in Rheinsheim, genannt wird auch ein Gut Philippsburg, Renteiprotocolle, Original-Gegenschein der Schuldner mit Unterschriften des Stiftungs-Vorstandes, zahlreiche Rechnungen, Quittungen, Zeitungs-Conto Belege, Forderungszettel über die Kapitalsteuer für 1850, Zettel für Directe Steuern für das Statsjahr 1849/50 beim Landkommissariat Germersheim (der Steuer-Einnehmer hieß Grüner), Rechnung des Gotteshaus in Reinsheim von Jean Lederle, Goldarbeiter (gedruckt) für 2 St. Blumenvasen, weitere Rechnungen einer Käthchen Bettinger, Rechnungen mit Briefkopf von Leonhard Kahn, Söhne, Joseph Nöther, des Apothekers Herr aus Philippsburg, der Gebrüder Will, Depositenscheine u.v.mehr --------------- Aufschlußreiches Dokumente über die Geschehnisse einer kleinen Gemeinde am Rhein mit zahlreichen Namenserwähnungen, ebenfalls ein interessantes Dokument zum Thema Steuer und Buchhaltung dieser Kirchengemeinde, saubere Handschrift, wenn auch für mich vieles schlecht leserlich, für den Fachmann aber durchaus gut zu entziffern, für Heimatforschung wichtiges Dokument -------------------- DABEI: Ein ähnliches Buch der Pfarrei Rheinsheim für Heiligenfonds von 1874 mit zahlreichen Dokumenten des Katholischen Oberstiftungsrats in Karlsruhe (Carlsruhe), zahlreiche Rechnungen, Dokumenten, eingeklebten Zeitungsausschnitten u.v.a., oben durchschossen bis nahezu auf die letzten Seiten, mit etwas Verlust (ca. 1cm Durchschuß), ca. 150 S. ------------------ DABEI: Handschrift auf erster Seite beszeichnet: \"Amt Philippsburg, Amt Rheinsheim 1822 Zinsen - rechnung ausgeführt durch den aufgestellten Pfleger Lothar Dillmaier von ... über sämtliche Schuld und Naturalien, Einnahmen und Ausgaben vom 23. April 1822 bis (?) 1823 (über 100 Seiten Dokumente, wiederum sehr interessantes Dokument dieser Zeit mit zahlreichen namentlichen Erwähnungen, Belegen etc. ---------------- DASSELBE für 1806 handschriftlich auf erster Seite bezeichnet\" \"1806 ... über alle Einnahmen und Ausgaben sowohl Geld (Gold?) als Naturalien unter dem .... (es folgt ein Name), Liste Einnahm-Geld und Ausgab-Geld, hinten Belege etc., weitaus dünner als die späteren Bücher ca. 50 nicht gezählte Blatt -------------- alles Pappbände der Zeit -------------- ZUR Ansicht nach telefonischer Absprache bei mir im Laden Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Description des travaux hydrauliques de Louis Alexandre de Cessart, doyen des Inspecteurs généraux des Ponts et Chaussées (.). Ouvrage imprimé sur les manuscrits de l'auteur.

      E. Collin, Renouard, Bernard, Magimel 1806-1808, Paris - 2 vol. in-4 de (6)-VII-316 et (4)-XVI-358 pp., avec un beau portrait-frontispice de l'auteur gravé par B. Roger d'après Bouché, un tableau dépliant et 67 très belles planches dépliantes gravées par Michel ou Collin, maroquin cerise, dos lissse ornés alternativement de semis de mouchetures dorées et d'ancres marines dans un encadrement losangé de pointillés et rameaux dorés, très large encadrement de double guirlande dorée sur les plats, l'une enserrée entre de doubles filets dorés, l'autre regardant le centre des plats avec petites ancres dorées en écoinçon, chiffre inséré dans un blason de duc au centre, guirlande dorée sur les coupes, tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure, gardes doublées de tabis vert Empire (reliure de l'époque). Unique édition de ce recueil tiré à petit nombre à l'initiative de Dubois d'Arnouville, et réservé aux souscripteurs. Il réunit les études et mémoires des principales réalisations du grand ingénieur que fut Cessart : I. Pont de Saumur. Pont et quai de Rouen. Port du Havre. Port du Tréport. Pont des Arts à Paris. - II. Port de Dieppe. Rade de Cherbourg. Louis-Alexandre de Cessart (1719-1806) avait commencé sa carrière dans la Gendarmerie de la Maison du Roi, et il avait fait à ce titre les campagnes de 1743 à 1746, assistant au batailles de Fontenoy et de Raucoux. Mais, à l'issue de la Guerre de Succession d'Autriche, il se fit admettre en 1747 dans le corps des Ponts et Chaussées, où il devait s'illustrer jusquà sa mort. Il commença par être nommé ingénieur de la Généralité de Tours en 1751, et c'est dans ce poste qu'il construisit le Pont de Saumur en 1756. Puis il devint ingénieur en chef, d'abord à Alençon (1757), puis à Rouen (1776), où il établit une partie des quais, en même temps qu'il travaillait aux ports de Dieppe, du Tréport et du Havre. En 1781, il fut chargé de travailler au môle de Cherbourg. Promu ingénieur général en 1783, il demanda à être relevé de ses fonctions en 1791. Sa dernière réalisation fut cependant, à Paris, le célèbre Pont des Arts bâti en 1801. Exceptionnel exemplaire au chiffre de Denis Decrès (1761-1820), ministre de la Marine de 1801 à 1814. Quoique ce D sommé de l'aigrette des ducs pût aussi convenir à Duroc, Grand Maréchal du Palais, la présence d'ancres marines dans la décoration fait pencher en faveur du marin de façon quasi certaine. Frère I, 206.

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        CHIEMSEE. "Chiemsee. 23 Stunden von München entfernt, hält 27248 Tagwerk".

      - Kol. Kupferstich von J. Lehmann nach Adrian von Riedl, 1806, 43 x 55 cm. Lentner 6168. - Karte mit der Umgebung des Sees mit seinen Uferorten mit Rimsting und dem "Lambirger See". - Aus der von Johann Georg Löffler in München herausgegebenen Auflage. - Links knapprandig. Rechts unten mit altem handschriftlichen Vermerk.

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        Histoire me'tallique de la re'volution francaise ou recueil des medailles et des monnoies qui ont e'te' frappe's depuis la convocation des e'tats - ge'ne'raux jusqu'aux premie'res campagnes de l'arme'e d'Italie. Par A. L. Millin. Membre de l'institut...

      De l'Imprimerie Imperiale 1806 In 4, pp. (2) + X + 62 + (2) con 26 tavv. f. t. inc. all'acquaf. Splendida copia in barbe seppure in m. pg. moderna di quest'opera poco comune. Millin fu botanico e archeologo. Fu anche direttore del Conservatoire della Biblioteca  Nazionale di Parigi. Dedico' anche molti studi al patrimonio archeologico italiano.  A lui si deve anche un'analoga opera dedicata alla monetazione nel periodo napoleonico, lasciata incompiuta a causa della sua morte e pubblicata in seguito nel 1854. Le 26 tavole incise contengono 117 medaglie splendidamente incise.   FRA

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        République des Champs-Elysées, ou Monde, ancien,. ouvrage posthume de M. Charles-Joseph de Grave.

      de l'Imprimerie de P. F. de Goesin-Verhaeghe, A Gand 1806 - 3 vol. in-8 de 38-266-(6)-XLVIII pp. ; (2)-251-(2)-XLI pp. ; (2)-266-(2)-LVIII pp., basane racinée, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin vert, roulette dorée sur les plats (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Charles-Joseph Degrave, ancien conseiller du Conseil de Flandres, membre du Conseil des Anciens. Selon le préfacier, Georges-Bénigne Liégeard, secrétaire général de la préfecture de la Sésia, Degrave « a conquis l'empire de la fable et l'a fait rentrer dans l'apanage de l'histoire ». Degrave situe l'utopie ancienne (Hyperboréens, Atlantes, Arismaspiens, etc.) en partant tout simplement du principe qu'il n'y a pas de fumée sans feu, de fable sans histoire, ni donc d'utopie sans lieu ; il prétend qu'Homère et Hésiode sont originaires de Belgique. Il découvre ainsi la vérité, et atteint le Pays Élyséen, caché sous des symboles : c'est la Gaule, ou une de ses parties septentrionales, sur laquelle règnait Rhadamante. Bel exemplaire malgré un petit défaut à une coiffe. Brunet, Bibliographie des fous littéraires ; Caillet, 4756 : « Ouvrage tiré à petit nombre et devenu fort rare » ; Blavier, Les Fous littéraires, 167. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A VOYAGE TO THE EASTERN PART OF TERRA FIRMA, OR THE SPANISH MAIN IN SOUTH-AMERICA, DURING THE YEARS 1801, 1802, 1803 & 1804

      I. Riley and Co, New York 1806 - Three octavo volumes in contemporary calf leather with black leather spine labels. "Translated by an American Gentleman," who happens to be Washington Irving, and this happens to be his first book. His translation was in collaboration with his brother, Peter, and George Caines. BAL 10096: Setting A of the text for Volume I; State B of Volume II. Illustrated with a large (26-1/2" x 17-3/4") folded map in the first volume which has two small tape repairs but is otherwise clean and sound. BAL calls for the books to be 8-3/8" scant x 5"; the first two volumes are slightly larger: 8-1/2" x 5-1/8." The third volume, oddly, is 4-7/8" x 8-1/4" and lacks the table of contents usually bound at the end as well as the advertisements (pages 289-296). Bindings strong with only mild dings and wear; contents fairly clean throughout. Old indecipherable ink signature on title pages of first two volumes with the 19th century printed bookplate on the front pastedowns of all three volumes of Dr. Alfred Creigh, likely the historian. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NOTE SUR LES MONNAIES DE CRIMÉE,

      - Par M. LANGLÈS, Membre de l?Institut, Conservateur des Manuscrits Orientaux de la Bibliothèque impériale, Administrateur de l?École spéciale des Langues Orientales, Professeur des Langues Persane, Malaise, &c. [Vinheta Imperial Napoleónica]. A PARIS, DE L?IMPRIMERIE IMPÈRIALE. Avril 1806. In 8º. 20x13 cm com 15 pags. Encadernação artística da época inteira de pele mosqueada, cansada, com rótulo vermelho, finos ferros a ouro rolados nas pastas e na lombada. Ilustrado com uma gravura desdobrável com a representação de 5 moedas da Crimeia (verso e anverso das mesmas), desenhada e gravada a água forte por P. Tardieu filho e finalizada por P. F. Tardieu. Com notação «Pl. I. Voyage en Crimée, Page 215». Texto com passagens das legendas das moedas impressas em árabe. Importante nota contextual antecede o texto: ?Esta Nota sobre as moedas que foram trazidas da Crimeia por M.J. Reuilly foi extraída da obra sobre viagens na Criméia. Como estas moedas eram desconhecidas em França, M.J. Reuilly prestou homenagem à rica e valiosa coleção de Sua Majestade Imperial e Real [Napoleão Bonaparte] depositando-as em sua biblioteca. J.J.M. Em cólofon: "Impresso com o patrocínio de J.J. Marcel, Diretor-Geral da Imprensa Imperial, membro da Legião de Honra».? Louis-Mathieu Langlès (1763-1824) académico francês, filólogo, linguísta, tradutor, autor, bibliotecário e orientalista, foi conservador dos manuscritos orientais na Bibliotheque Nationale de França, ocupando mais tarde o mesmo cargo na renomeada Bibliothèque du Roi após a queda do Império. Junto com Antoine Léonard de Chézy (1773-1832), Jean-François Champollion (1790-1832) e Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat (1788-1832), Langlès foi aluno e protegido de Silvestre de Sacy (1758-1838), tornando-se o primeiro professor de egiptologia. Em 1795, Langlès foi o director e fundador da École des Langues Orientales Vivantes em Paris, operando hoje sob o nome de Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO). Langlès foi o especialista sobre a Índia na Bibliothèque Nationale de France, no momento em que os manuscritos indianos começaram a ser inventariados, afirmando-se a BNF como um centro de estudos indianos. In 8º. 20x13 cm with 15 pps. Artistic contemporary full mottled calf, slightly worn, with red label on spine, guilt tooled on spine and covers. Illustrated with a folded print depicting 5 coins from Crimea (heads and tails). Designed and aquatint engraved by P. Tardieu son and finished by P.F. Tardieu. Notation «Pl. I. Voyage en Crimée, Page 215». Text with extracts of the captions of the coins printed in Arabian. There is an important Note before the text: ?This Note about the coins that were brought from Crimea by M.J. Reuilly was extracted from the book about Crimea travelling. Since these coins were unknown in France, M.J. paid homage to the rich and valuable collection of His Imperial and Royal Majesty [Napoleon Bonaparte] including them in His library. J.J.M. In colophon: "Printed with the sponsorship of J.J. Marcel, General Director of the Imperial Press, and Member of the Legion of Honour ».? Louis-Mathieu Langlès (1763-1824) was a French academic, philologist, linguist, translator, author, librarian and orientalist. He was the curator of the oriental manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Napoleonic France, and held the same position at the renamed Bibliothèque du Roi after the fall of the Empire. Along with Antoine Léonard de Chézy (1773?1832), Jean-François Champollion (1790?1832) and Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat (1788?1832), Langlès was a pupil and protégé of Silvestre de Sacy (1758?1838), becoming the first Egyptology Professor. In 1795, Langlès became the founder and director the École des Langues Orientales Vivantes in Paris, which is still operating under the revised name of Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO). Langlès was the specialist on India at the Bibliothèque Nationale of France at the time the Indian manuscripts began to be regist

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        Varia comensuracion de Juan de Arfe y Villafañe, Natural de Leon, y Escultor de Oro y Plata

      

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        Varia comensuracion de Juan de Arfe y Villafañe, Natural de Leon, y Escultor de Oro y Plata

      En La Imprenta Real, Madrid 1806 - 2 volumes in 1, folio (287 x 195mm). (Volume I: [8], 1-36, [8 pls.], 37-68, [4 pls.], 69-95, [7 pls.], 97-126, [32 pls.]; Volume II: [2], 1-60, [18 pls.], 61-99, [15 pls.], 101-112, [12 pls.], 113-166pp.) 96 engraved plates, including diagrams of geometry, anatomy and architecture. Bound for William Stirling (1818-1878) in mottled morocco gilt-stamped to front cover with his arms (a bend engrailed with three buckles) surrounded by his family motto "Gang Forward," spine labeled "Juan de Arfe Varia Comensuracio Madrid 1806," marbled endpapers, edges gilt; (few plates foxed, otherwise clean and well-preserved). Stirling’s armorial bookplate to front pastedown beneath monogrammed bookplate "D.P." with chipmunk and two mice, and to rear pastedown the "Keir Arts of Design" bookplate. New Edition, corrected and augmented. Juan de Arfe y Villafañe, also known as the "Spanish Cellini," was a gifted goldsmith who came from one of the most important and influential goldsmithing dynasties in Spain. He was an influential Spanish engraver, goldsmith, artist, anatomist and author. Juan de Arfe’s Grandfather Enrique emigrated from Germany at the end of the 15th century and is credited with first popularizing the grand "custodias" of the 16th and 17th centuries. His son and grandson followed in his footsteps. Juan de Arfe’s book "De Varia Comensuracion" was first published in 1585 and each section focused on one of his subjects of expertise: geometry, human anatomy, animals, architecture and silverwork. Arfe later added, as in this edition, sections on birds, heraldry and sundials. Some of his work was from first-hand experience, as when he attended the flaying of corpses to gain material for the anatomy plates, and some was from other sources, such as Durer for the natural history engravings. Following his father’s death, Arfe moved to Valladolid, where he worked as a goldsmith, mostly for churches and cathedrals, making monstrances and other pieces for city churches including Ávila, Seville and Burgos. The section on goldsmithing contains engravings of many fine and elaborate pieces, most designed for ecclesiastical use. The sections on geometry and architecture also have special meaning for students of goldsmithing. Arfe viewed his silver designs as architecture in miniature and his aim was to lead his fellow goldsmiths back into the tradition of classical architecture. He was unaware that his ideas were helping to create a new style which later generations would christen the Renaissance. Rare. Worldcat locates only 6 copies in institutional collections in North America. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours de Stéréométrie appliquée au Jaugeage assujeti au systeme métrique, contenant les principes de l'art du jaugeage, et une nouvelle Methode generale de l'art de jauger, approvee par Son Excellence le Ministre de l'Interieur.

      Didot, Paris 1806 - A very handsome, clean & sturdy copy in mid nineteenth century half morocco; gilt title, raised & gilt ruled bands, marbled boards, vellum fore-edge corners. Two folding plates.; 8vo 21.5 x 13.5 cm; xviii,190,2 pages

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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

      - (4), 111, (1)pp., 3pl. Paris, Courcier, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours de Stéréométrie appliquée au Jaugeage assujeti au systeme métrique, contenant les principes de l'art du jaugeage, et une nouvelle Methode generale de l'art de jauger, approvee par Son Excellence le Ministre de l'Interieur....

      Paris: Didot. Very Good. 1806. First Thus. Quarter morocco. A very handsome, clean & sturdy copy in mid nineteenth century half morocco; gilt title, raised & gilt ruled bands, marbled boards, vellum fore-edge corners. Two folding plates.; 8vo 21.5 x 13.5 cm; xviii,190,2 pages .

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        Grundzüge der philosophischen Naturwissenschaft. Zum Behuf seiner Vorlesungen.

      im Verlage der Realschulbuchhandlung, Berlin 1806 - Gr-8°. XXII, 204 S., (1) weißes Bl. Halblederband mit Rückenschild und -vergoldung. Erste Ausgabe (Goedeke VI,173,6). – Unbeschnitten, gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig, Titel mit altem Namen am Schöpfrand. Diese Schrift STEFFENS‘, des neben J.W.RITTER bedeutendsten Vertreters romantischer Naturwissenschaft, gilt als „one of the classic expressions of the doctrines of the movement“ (Nicholas Boyle, Goethe, die Wahlverwandtschaften, S.57, in: Landmarks in the German novel, Bd.1, Bern 2007). „Weite Berühmtheit erlangte [STEFFENS] mit seinen naturphilosophischen Schriften, die romantisches Lebensgefühl aus einem schwärmerischen Naturverständnis entwickelten . In den Grundzügen ., aber auch in einem Beitrag, den er für die ‚Farbenkugel‘ seines Freundes PH.O.RUNGE lieferte, suchte er den Schlaf, den Traum sowie andere Dämmer- und Schwebezustände als zentrale Erfahrungen der menschlichen Existenz zu beschreiben. Die Schlußfolgerungen, die er daraus zog, sowie die mehr künstlerische als wissenschaftlich exakte Darstellungsweise provozierten allerdings die erbitterte Feindschaft der Fachgelehrten.“ (K.Günzel, Die Romantiker, Zürich 1995, S.324). GOETHE setzte sich intensiv mit der Schrift auseinander, wie aus brieflichen Äußerungen deutlicher wird als aus seinen Tagebuchaufzeichnungen. Am 22.August 1806, kurz nach Erhalt des Buchs, berichtet er in einem Brief an W.V.HUMBOLDT in Rom ausführlich über seine während der Lektüre anwachsende Ablehnung dieser „romantischen“ Auffassung von Naturwissenschaft, die er seit seiner ersten Bekanntschaft mit SCHELLING und STEFFENS dem eigenen Naturverständnis anverwandt empfunden hatte, „doch jetzt gehn die Herren über meine Ueberzeugung weit hinaus, und es ist unangenehm, gerade diejenigen lassen zu müssen, die man so gern begleitete.“ Vielleicht nahm nicht nur GOETHEs Distanzierung von den „Herren“ Romantikern in der Auseinandersetzung mit STEFFENS‘ Schrift ihren Anfang, sondern bestärkte auch HEGELs nahenden Bruch mit SCHELLING und dessen Philosophie. In einem Brief vom 29.August 1806 schreibt JOHANNA FROMMANN an ihren Mann, den Verleger, über einen Besuch GOETHEs und HEGELs in ihrem Haus u.a.: „Mit HEGEL sprach er [GOETHE] äusserst intreßant über STEFFENS Schrift ., im Halbdunkel, ich saß u[nd] horchte, verstand aber wenig.“ STEFFENS nennt in einem Brief an GOETHE vom 3.September d.J. die Reinigung der Naturphilosophie von allem „Schwankenden und Schwebenden“ als ein Hauptzweck der Grundzüge: „. wie im Leben der Zwang, so ist in der Wißenschaft die Willkührlichkeit das verhaßteste. Diesen Schein der Willkühr aber zu vertreiben schien vorzüglich deßhalb nothwendig, weil er in den Bestrebungen der Naturphilosophie fast heimisch zu sein schien .“. Diplomatisch-freundlich, jedoch deutlich bekannte GOETHE in seiner undatierten, aber wohl gegen Ende September geschrieben Antwort u.a.: „Mit Hoffnung und Zutrauen nahm ich es [das Buch] auf; aber ich muß gestehen daß mich das Lesen in einen bösen Humor versetzte.“ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Flower Piece with vase, bird's nest in niche; & A Flower Piece with vase, peaches and grapes in niche] Titles: "Dédié à son Excellence Madame la Comtesse Thérése de Czernin née Comtesse de Schönborn. Le tableau original se trouve dans la Gallerie de son Excellence Monsigneur le COmte Rodolphe Czernin de Chudernitz." / "Dédié à son Altesse Serénissime Madame la Princesse Regnante de Liechtenstein, née Comtesse de Manderscheid Plankenheim et Geroldstein &c."

      Bureau des Arts et de l'Industrie, [Vienna 1806 - Mezzotints, on chine colle pressed on wove paper, by J. P. Pichler. Flowers and Fruit still life signed in the plate `Jan Van Huisium fec.' (margins skillfully strengthened on verso). This print is dated 1806. Manuscript inking to Flower Piece with vase plate apparently to darken the plinth and done at the time of publication. A rare pair of mezzotints after the work of Jan van Huysum: the 'last of the great Dutch masters' (Mitchell), the `Phoenix of Flower Painters' (Weyerman) "It is the fate of some painters to be celebrated in their lifetime only and to be disregarded by later generations. Other painters pass their lives in obscurity only to be acclaimd by a succeeding century. A few, a very few, achieve a fame which is universal in their own day, never falters, and remains unchanged today. Jan van Huysum is among them. To Weyerman. Van Huysum was the 'phoenix of Flower Painters'. To Vertue, writing of six paintings he saw in an Englsih collection in the 1740s, they were 'the most inimitable pictures that were ever seen'. In Van Huysum's lifetime the Kings of Poland and Prussia, the Elector of Saxony, Prince William of Hesse, the Dukes of Orleans and Mecklenburg, and Sir Robert Walpole were eager patrons. When Catherine the Great, thirty years after Van Huysum's death, wanted to buy the Walpole Collection, the greatest in England, a valuation was made by Benjamin West.on the evidence of saleroom results at the time he placed a fair valuation of 1200 pounds on the pair of Van Huysums. In the nineteenth century the Rothschilds and others were avid collectors. Today the very finest Van Huysums are not available. the only fair way to judge an artist is by assessing his success in what he set out to achieve. By such a yardstick Van Huysum is supremely successful. Jan, born at Amsterdam in 1682, was the eldest son and pupil of Justus van Huysum. Justus was the head of a family enterprise. with three younger sons assisting: Justus the younger, Jacob and Michiel. Their large-scale production met the demand for decorative flowerpieces. Jan did not choose to follow his father's example. From his marriage in 1704 until his death in 1749 Jan appears to have stayed in Amsterdam, but independent of the family. He jealously guarded his success. working in strict privacy that none might see the preparation of his pigments nor how he worked. He is said to have worked from the real flower and gone to Haarlem each summer to study specimens. Van Huysum possessed an unerring elegance of composition which enabled him to avoid the inbalance, the over-abundance that others risked. The artist left no word, no indication of how he really painted, no hint of his own philosophy. So the wondrous skills of Jan Van Huysum, the last of the great Dutch masters, leaves us as bemused as those of his predecessors a century and a half earlier." (Peter Mitchell European Flower Painters pp.142-149). This pair of exquisitely accomplished mezzotints was done by Johann Peter Pichler (1765-1806) and printed in Vienna. According to Delaborde, "his [Pichler's] fruit and flower pieces after van Huysum rival the materpieces of Earlom after the same painter." This statement is quite true, however , examples of Pichler's pair are considerably more scarce. It is interesting to note that Pichler studied mezzotinting with Jacobé in Vienna, who had studied under the great mezzotint masters in London in the 1780's. The art of mezzotint enjoyed a revival in Vienna in the early 19th century. The original paintings were at one time in the Czernin collection. The Still Life with Bird's Nest is now in the Scottish National Gallery, the other painting is presumably in private hands. Delaborde, p. 307; British Museum Collection items 1861.1109. 113 & 114; Hollstein 24 (after Huysum); Pichler 36. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        EHON NOYAMA GUSA: PICTURE BOOK OF MOUNTAIN & FIELD PLANTS. Alternate Japanese Ti

      Osaka 1806/Meiji period, Yanagiwara. Stitched wrs., orange. & buff, 5 vol set, very good, profuse color illustrated wood. block printed, vol. 1,2 1806; vols. 3, 4, 5, Meiji reprints,. 1881-82, 26+19+23+17+20 double folded leaves. Nice Mixed Set. * This is a famous work, by the celebrated botanical artist Tachibana Morikuni [ca. 1670?-1748]. This superb work has often been confused with the author's son, Tachibana Yasukuni and his book due to its similar format and content, with the same title. The fact that Morikuni's book was also republished posthumously as late as 1760 adds to the bibliographic confusion. *** This work is one of Japanese botany's most interesting and charming works of old times. Each of the multitude of very good illustrations show 190 different varieties of wild flowers & native plants, each named and labeled in shown in natural "Insitu." * A virtual dictionary of Japanese mountain plants. One of the more valuable reference points of this book is that it also is a major pharmacopoeia and cross reference for other Japanese medical books. These refer to many of these plants, for the making of prescriptions, this being an illustrated dictionary of those [& all other plants] that graphically illustrate them as found in natural settings. * Books of this subject nature, which show and name exceptionally large amounts of plants must be considered as historic botanical treasure. They record faithfully what the plant looked like from hundreds of years ago in their various seasons. * SIZE: The book is 15.2 x 22 cm. Original covers, being a "mixed" set. Volume one is the original 1806 edition, bound in orange; vols. 3, 4, 5 are buff covers the Meiji edition. All have title slips, all clean, solid, color illustrated. See bibliography below for more details. None of the bibliographies lists the Meiji edition, but what we can gather from the colophon in the back of volume 5, the reprint edition appears to be Meiji 15, 16 [1881-1882], carved by Hasegawa, published in Osaka. * The work was hand-printed, on hand-made Washi Masa paper. ***** REFERENCES: Kenji Toda in his DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE JAPANESE & CHINESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS IN THE RYERSON LIBRARY OF THE A.I.C. cites this book on p.319 but gives the more common reading of the title as: EHON NOYAMA GUSA, with a secondary attribution to the artist [author] as Hokkyoo Yasukuni [same author but using his "studio" name. But mistakenly cites the author/artist as Tachibana Yasukuni, the son. His collation matches exactly with our copy, which was first published in 1755, thus, this is the 1806 reprint of that edition and is so noted in the colophon at the back of volume 5. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: * E. Merrill & E. Walker: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EASTERN ASIATIC BOTANY, p.561 for their entry which attributes this work to Yasukuni. * Kenji Toda: DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE JAPANESE & CHINESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS IN THE RYERSON LIBRARY OF THE ART INSTITUTE CHICAGO, p.319, with a secondary attribution to the artist [author] as Hokkyoo Yasukuni [same author but using his "studio" name. * Yu-ying Brown: JAPANESE BOOK ILLUSTRATION, p.48, color plate #44, copy found in the British Museum * H. Bartlett & H. Shohara: JAPANESE BOTANY DURING THE PERIOD OF WOOD BLOCK PRINTING pp.126-7, and a full page illustration, fig. 14 for an example. * Dawes. V & A catalogue, p.122 ** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Cürieuse Bilder-Bibel oder Die vornehmsten Sprüche heiliger Schrifft in Figuren vorgestellt, wodurch dieselben der zarten Jugend auf eine angenehme und ergötzende Art bekannt gemacht werden können.

      Nürnberg, Raspeschen Buchhandlung, 1806 Kl.8°, Fronti.-Radierung, 128 S. mit unzähligen Holzstich-Abb., alle altkoloriert., Privat.-Kart. d. Zeit, Berieben, Fronti mit kleinem Abriss am Seitensteg, etwas fingerfleckig und stockfleckig. Blätter 15/16 u. 33/34 fehlend. Neue verbesserte - Zur Kollation: Wie immer ohne die Seiten 15-16. die hier wie auch bei früheren Ausgaben wohl ausgelassen wurden. Radiertes Titelblatt. handkolorierte Holzschnitte als Rebusse (Bilderrätsel) in Text eingefügt. Mnemotechnische Anthologie bekannter Bibelsprüche. bei denen die Hauptworte durch rebusartige Holzschnitt-Illustrationen ersetzt sind. Am Schluß einer jeden Seite der vollständige typographische Text. - Inhaltlich mit der Ausgabe von 1806 übereinstimmend. jedoch abweichend gesetzt. - Dortmund Harenberg Kommunikation 1979. (149 S.; 128 Tafeln mit farbigen Bilderrätseln; Nachdruck einer Bilder-Bibel aus Nürnberg 1806. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Religion - Bibeln Illustr. Bücher - allgemein

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        Babioles Amusantes. Petites Etrennes Nouvelles pour l An 1807.

      Paris, Marcilly, (1806). - 64 S. Mit 12 ganzseitigen Kupferstichen (Monatskupfer). 3 x 2 cm, schwarzer Maroquinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, Vergoldung auf beiden Deckeln und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Einband leicht verzogen; gering berieben; gering stockfleckig und gebräunt; Bll. teils mit winziger Knickspur in der unteren Ecke. Enthält 12 Monatskupfer mit gegenüberliegendem Text (S. 2-25) und ein Kalendarium. Trotz leichter Gebrauchsspuren ein schönes Exemplar dieses im Kleinstformat herausgegebenen Almanaches. FR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht ('Ansicht Der Stadt Heidelberg von der Nordoestlichen Seite - Vue De La Ville De Heidelberg du coté du Nord-Est').

      - Kupferradierung v. Georg Primavesi, 1806, 32 x 42 Schefold, Alte Ansichten aus Baden, Nr. 24893; Thieme-Becker, Bd. XXVII, S. 404. - Georg Primavesi (1774 Heidelberg - 1855 Kassel) war Landschaftmaler und Radierer. - Seltene Ansicht im perfekten Zustand! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Les Bucoliques

      1806 - 263 pp. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1806, in-8, 263 pp, broché, couverture bleue, Édition originale de la traduction de Firmin Didot dédiée à Pierre Didot. Premier ouvrage publié par Firmin Didot et édition bilingue avec le texte latin en regard. Exemplaire donné par Firmin Didot à la comtesse de Salm-Dyck (surnommée par Marie-Joseph Chénier, « la Muse de la Raison », et également surnommée « le Boileau des femmes ») avec ce quatrain autographe : "Vos moutons dites vous, ne peuvent pas vous plaire / Les miens obtiendrait-ils un regard plus flatteur ? / Si vous ne voulez point en être la bergère / Permettez moi du moins d'être votre pasteur". Le poème est directement suivi d'une longue réponse de la main de Constance de Salm datée du 23 avril 1807. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The British Martial Register; Comprehending A Complete Chronological History Of All the Most Celebrated Land Battles, by Which The English Standard has been Distinguished in the Field of Mars. 4 volume set

      London James Cundee 1806. G : in Good condition. Cover and spine rubbed. Some scattered browning and age toning. Ownership plate on paste-downs with corresponding signature on title pages First Edition Brown hardback half-leather cover 180mm x 100mm (7" x 4"). lxix, 293pp; 365pp; 374pp; 250pp, 51pp. 41 engraved plates, including folding plate.

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        A VOYAGE TO COCHINCHINA IN THE YEARS 1792 & 1793: ContainingThe Valuable Product

      London 1806, Cadell. Recent full red leather, very good, 20. color aquatints, 2 extending mended & folding, index, 447p.,. small folio. FIRST EDITION. Subtitle cont. with Sketches of the Manners, Character, and Condition of their Several Inhabitants. To Which is Annexed an Account of a Journey, made in the Years 1801 and 1802, to the Residence of the Chief of the Booshuana Nation, Being the Remotest Point in the Interior of Southern Africa to which Europeans Have Hitherto Penetrated. The Facts & Descriptions Taken from a Manuscript Journal. With a Chart of the Route. Illustrated and Embellished with Several Engravings by Medland, Coloured after the Original Drawings by Mr. Alexander & Mr. Daniell. * Rare and important early primary source for S.E. Asia, the first comprehensive illustrated English work on Vietnam. Also covers his voyage to Africa. * This is the outward portion of Lord Macartney's historic voyage to China. They also visited Madeira, Teneriffe, Rio, Tristan de Cunha, Java and of course south Vietnam. Extensive description of Jakarta, Da Nang. The work is superbly illustrated with hand colored aquatint plates by S. Daniell, the first of its kind on the areas visited. * BIBLIOGRAPAHY: Abbey Travel 514. "The aquatinting is of excellent quality." * Cordier 2390 * Mendelssohn * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Henkersgeschichten zur Belehrung und Warnung für Alt und Jung im Volke. Erstes Bändchen (mehr nicht erschienen). Leipzig, J.B.G. Fleischer, 1806. VIII (falsch: XIII), 240 S. Etwas späterer marmorierter Pappband mit Papierrückenschild; Ecken etw. bestoßen, Rücken etw. gebräunt u. berieben.

      - Henkersgeschichten zur Belehrung und Warnung für Alt und Jung im Volke. Erstes Bändchen (mehr nicht erschienen). Leipzig, J.B.G. Fleischer, 1806. VIII (falsch: XIII), 240 S. Etwas späterer marmorierter Pappband mit Papierrückenschild; Ecken etw. bestoßen, Rücken etw. gebräunt u. berieben. Sehr seltene Sammlung von 12 Kriminalfällen, die - bis auf einen - alle mit der Todestrafe geahndet wurden. Die von Steinbeck ausgewählten Taten liegen oft nur wenige Jahre zurück und belegen exemplarisch die durch die ständigen Kriegszeiten eingetretene Verrohung. Die meisten der Verbrechen wurden in der näheren Umgebung von Gera, der Heimat Steinbecks, verübt. Steinbeck (1766 - 1818), der wegen einer schweren Krankheit sein Studium in Jena hatte abbrechen müssen, betätigte sich nach seiner Genesung als Prediger (in Vertretung seines Vaters), Jurist und vorallem als Verfasser aufklärerischer Schriften sowie Herausgeber verschiedener Zeitschriften. Es dürfte diese journalistische Tätigkeit gewesen sein, die ihn an "interessante" Verbrechen kommen ließ. Steinbeck beginnt seine Zusammenstellung mit einem Sensationsfall, dem Doppelmord des Kölner Pfarrers Peter Joseph Schäffer an zwei Schwestern in der Nähe von Deutz im Jahr 1802, der große Aufmerksamkeit erregt hatte. Seiner Darstellung hat Steinbeck die ausführliche Predigt des katholischen Vikars Viktor Devora aus St. Goarshausen beigefügt, die, anläßlich der Hinrichtung in Aachen 1803 verfasst, den Fall nochmals in allen Details schildert. Es folgen der Giftmord des Schuhmachermeisters Johann Gottfried Mittenzwey aus Ronneburg (bei Gera) an seiner Ehefrau (1782) und eine weitere Sensationstat, nämlich der Postraub und Dreifachmord, den der Schlachtergeselle Johann Christian Lenz 1789 zwischen Berlin und Oranienburg verübte hatte. Weniger spektakulär war der Raubmord den Georg Leonhard Klaus 1795 an einem Müller in Neudorf bei Ansbach verübte. 1804 in Ronneburg hingerichtet wurden die beiden Mörder Künzel und Müller, die den "Handelsmann" Seyfarth aus Gera erschlagen hatten. Den Mord einer Margarete Kerstinn, den diese um 1750 zusammen mit ihrem Liebhaber an ihrem Ehemann in Lobstädt bei Georgenthal (Thüringen) beging, nahm Steinbeck wohl deshalb auf, weil es noch erhaltene Briefe der beiden Mörder gab, die zur Abschreckung abgedruckt werden konnten. Ebenfalls mit dem Tode bestraft wurde 1785 Juliana Christiana Dorothea Pasoldin für ihre dreifache Brandstiftung in Remptendorf (Thüringen). Als 16jähriger verübte Johann Gottfried Berthold in den Jahren 1799 und 1800 mehrere Diebstähle und legte siebzehn Brände. Um die Strafe - Verbrennen bei lebendigem Leib - kam herum, wie der Autor mitteilt, weil er im Gefängnis starb. Ebenfalls einen Dreifachmord verübte 1799 ein Johann Georg Gottlieb Avenarius in Lauchstädt am Sohn des Konditors Richter und an zwei Hausbediensteten, weil er wusste, dass der Zuckerbäcker höhere Bargeldbeträge im Haus aufbewahrte. Für seine Tat wurde er 1803 in Merseburg mit dem Schwert gerichtet. Für den Mord an ihrem Sohn wurde Anna Gerthinn aus Mückern bei Ronneburg geköpft und ebenso erging es 1774 in Ronneburg Christoph Hemman und Georg Schellenberg als Mitglieder einer Räuberbande. Fast persönlich wird Steinbeck bei der Schilderung der Diebstähle von Johann Christian Jakob, Wirt zu Friedrichshaide bei Ronneburg, der, obwohl er "den Galgen verdient hätte", 1804 vom Gericht in Jena zu lediglich sechs Jahren Zuchthaus verurteilt worden war. Steinbeck warnt eindringlich vor der im Jahr 1810 zu erwartenden Rückkehr des Übeltäters. - Papier gering gebräunt, Titel mit Namenseintrag ("Ernst v. Walter"?). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain; divided into Journeys. Interspersed with useful observations; particularly calculated for the use of those who are desirous of travelling over England & Scotland. 6 volumes complete.

      London; G & J Robinson G Kearsley T N Longman & O Rees 2nd edition from the engraved half-titles 1806 - Six volumes, 8vo, recent brown half calf over marbled paper covered boards, the sides and corners blind ruled, the falt spines divided into compartments with gilt fillet, black lettering pieces, gilt. VOLUME 1: vignette engraved half-title, title page (dated 1801 as 1st edition), folding hand-coloured map of Scotland dated 1801 (installed upside down; small closed tear), 9 plates, viii, [i] ii-cclxxiv, [1] 2-164, [16]pp. VOLUME 2: engraved half-title, 20 plates, [iii] iv-viii, [1] 2-391, [18]pp. VOLUME 3: engraved half-title, 27 plates, [iii] iv-vi, [1] 2-416, [18]pp. VOLUME 4: engraved half-title, 27 plates, [iii] iv-viii, [1] 2-401, [15]pp. VOLUME 5: engraved half-title, 15 plates, [iii] iv-x, [1] 2-377, [17]pp. VOLUME 6: engraved half-title, [iii] iv-viii, [1] 2-391, [14]pp. Some foxing throughout, just occasionally a little heavy. Of the six sets recorded as having been sold at auction since 1978 one set bound without plates, three sets do not mention the plates, one set with 127 and one with 125 plates, all have two folding maps: this set has 118 plates plus 6 engraved half-titles (which state the work 'Illustrated with nearly One Hundred & Thirty Views.), lacks the folding hand-coloured map of England and Wales but has the map of Scotland. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        MANUSCRITO SEC. XIX. ? MOÇAMBIQUE. António Norberto de BARBOSA TRUÃO. PLANO para hum Regimento, ou nova Constituição Economica da Capitania de Rios de Senna,

      - com todas as observaçoens e informaçoens necessarias para o referido fim. Organizado Pelo Governador da mesma Colonia Antonio Norberto de Barbosa de Villasboas Truão No anno de 1806. [Segue-se, a partir da folha 61, no mesmo livro manuscrito, uma cópia de diferente mão com] Ofícios e Provisões do Conselho de Ultramar, de vários governadores da colonia de Moçambique, desde Baltazar Manoel Pereira do Lago [1777] a António Norberto de Barbosa Truão [1803]. In fólio de 34x22 cm. Com 123 fólios numerados. Cartonagem da época com papel decorativo, a lombada terminada ao estilo da época. Acondicionado dentro de caixa-encadernação. A partir deste manuscrito publicou-se um estrato em 1889, com o título: Estatistica da Capitania dos Rios de Senna do anno de 1806 / pelo governador da mesma capitania António Norberto de Barbosa de Villas Boas Truão. Lisboa : Imp. Nacional, 1889 . 29 p.; 24 cm. 'António Norberto de Barbosa Vilasboas Truão - (Coimbra, 1764 - Chicova, 08/11/1807) - Oficial do Exército Português (Capitão de Cavalaria). Formado em Matemáticas e Filosofia, pela Universidade de Coimbra aos vinte e três anos, acaba por seguir a carreira militar. Em 1802 é nomeado, a seu pedido, Governador da Capitania de Rios de Sena. Desembarca, em 1803, em Moçambique e, no ano seguinte, instala-se em Tete, sede do Governo. No decurso do seu mandato criou conflitos com a sociedade civil, militar e religiosa, fruto do seu carácter inflexível, o que lhe granjeou várias inimizades. Em 1807, já terminada a sua comissão como Governador e enquanto aguardava substituto, resolveu [empreender uma expedição militar] contra o Régulo Chimatanga, na Marávia, avassalado ao Monomotapa Chofombo, expedição esta que, no entanto, tinha motivações pessoais, pois o Régulo albergava um Soldado português (José Félix Rocha) que traíra o Governador em negócios escusos, recusando-se o Régulo a entregá-lo. Em Outubro de 1807, após várias dificuldades, forma uma coluna militar tendo como intérprete e guia António José da Cruz*. No mês seguinte, tendo estacionado em Chicova*, acaba prisioneiro das forças do Monomotapa Chofombo e, traído por António José da Cruz* que se conluiara com as forças do Monomotapa, acaba assassinado, juntamente com o resto da expedição. Deste desaire apenas escaparam com vida António José da Cruz e o seu irmão Agostinho José da Cruz.' In Historiando Moçambique Colonial. Location/localizacao: Sala 2

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