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        L'Art de fabriquer le fer, de fondre et de forger des pièces d'artillerie...

      Paris: Delalain, 1807. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (256x200 mm), xxxvii, (3) 654, (2) pp., marbled endpapers, half title, title with small vignette, 13 engraved folding plates. Contemporary full calf with morocco label and gilt-tooled spine (boards, hinges and extremities rubbed), interior bright and virtually unfoxed. A fine and copy of an extraordinarily rare work, important in the history of metallurgy and iron mineralogy. ----Exeedingly rare second edition, much rarer than the first edition (only one copy listed in Worldcat: Ecole des Mines, Paris). In 1775 Pierre Grignon published a book on various aspects of iron mineralogy and metallurgy which is of considerable importance to the history of metallurgy and crystallography. Grignon was occupied in the commerical operation of a blast furnace and forge plant and his science stemmed from observations on a much larger scale than those of his laboratry contemporaries. He had the opportunity to see large crystals in shrinkage heads of large castings. The first memoir of structural interest « Mémoire sur les métamorphoses du fer » had been read before the French Academy in 1761, but was not published until 1775. Here, he provides a model of crystal structure which is qualitatively the same as that used by Romé de l'Isle in 1772, by Tobern Bergman in 1773, and particularly by the great Haüy in 1784, and it is not improbable that Grignon's ideas, public but unpublished, provided the stimulus for the mathematical approach of these more famous crystallographers. Although the possibility of solid solutions as a mixed aggregate is implicit in the ideas of many of the corpuscular philosophers, it is Grignon who first describes a crystallographic model of a mixed crystal (Smith, History of Metallography, pp. 132-136). The 1807 edition is an exact reprint of the first edition with identical page numbering. ---- Seconde Edition, extrement rare (un seul exemplaire répertorié dans WorldCat à Ecole des Mines, Paris). Pierre-Clément Grignon (1723 -1784), savant métallurgiste, maitre de forge, correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, dirigeat les forges de Bayard près de Saint-Dizier. Ami de Buffon, il se livra à divers expériences sur le fer et s'efforça de trouver une méthode pour fondre une meilleure qualité de ce minerai. La fonte des canons représentant une activité de la forge de Bayard, Grignon expérimenta pour leur fabrication une nouvelle matière, la régule de fer ; il participa activement à la rédaction de la section Forges ou l'Art du fer de l'Encyclopédie. Il réuni l'ensemble de ses travaux dans cet ouvrage orné de 13 planches gravées dépliantes. Fine.

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        A List of all the Officers of the Army and Royal Marines...

      London: War Office, 1807. Folio, large paper copy; finely bound in contemporary straight-grained morocco, all edges gilt. A beautifully bound copy of the entire list of the British Army of 1807 - including a list of the officers of the New South Wales Corps (p. 311) serving under Colonel Francis Grose.

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        Antiquarian and topographical cabinet, containing a series of elegant views of the most interesting objects of curiosity in Great Britain.

      Deluxe printing of the first edition, here in an impressive large-paper set illustrated with 485 copper-engraved plates. The engraved images designed for the duodecimo regular edition are here, in this octavo printing, mounted within printed borders with => hand-inked calligraphic captions. Those images depict such scenic high spots as Dunstaple Priory in Bedfordshire, Roman remains in Brecknockshire, the "great oak" at Silton, a Crusader monument in Winchester Cathedral, Tintern Abbey (of course), and many, many churches and castles; they were engraved by J. Greig, W. Angus, W. & G. Cooke, and J. Storer after drawings by various hands. => Each plate is accompanied by a letterpress description, generally about two pages long. Binding: Contemporary green morocco, darkened to black; covers framed in gilt with gilt-stamped corner fleurons, spines with gilt-stamped title, board edges with gilt-stamped roll. All edges gilt.

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        Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre de Witt ... Terre de Diémen du nord... [Plate VII from:] Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes.

      Paris: 1807. Single sheet, 353 x 260 mm., wove paper, hand-coloured engraving. A charming set of coastal views on the western and northern coast of Australia after the original sketches by Lesueur.The first two coastal views depict stretches of the Champagny archipelago (present-day Champagny and Heywood Islands), off the Kimberley coast in far northwest Australia (including what Phillip Parker King called the prominent "inverted basin" coastline of Île Freycinet itself). The important group in the middle of this plate show many views of islands in the Bonaparte archipelago, again in the Kimberley, while the last two are views of "Terre de Diemen du nord" (that is, in what is now Northern Territory waters).The names were chosen to honour French predecessors and patrons, such as Commerson (Bougainville's botanist), Jussieu (the French botanist), and Suffren (Comte Pierre André de Suffren de Saint Tropez; the decorated French admiral who, incidentally, captured Cook's old ship the Resolution in 1782). Many of the names given to these remote islands were retained, despite the later conflict between the British and the French regarding naming rights in Australia. Very good.

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        The Satires, Translated and illustrated by Francis Hodgson.

      London: T. Bensley, 1807. Quarto; a fine copy, complete with the list of subscribers and errata-slip, in a splendid contemporary russia binding with heavy sides, ornately decorated in blind and gilt, with the Newstead Abbey coat-of-arms heavily stamped on the cover, spine gilt between double raised bands, marbled edges, matching marbled endpapers;. First edition of Hodgson's verse translation of Juvenal's Satires; Lowndes quotes Byron's opinion of this version as 'displaying unquestionable genius'. This especially handsome copy was bound for one of the subscribers, Thomas Wildman, Byron's schoolfriend who purchased Newstead Abbey from Byron's family at about the time of this book's publication.Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire, was Byron's ancestral home; he wrote Hours of Idleness there in 1806. After he left Newstead, and England, for ever (leaving instructions that he should eventually be buried there in the family vault, near his dog, Boatswain), the property was sold to his former schoolfellow, Colonel Thomas Wildman. Wildman spent a vast amount of money on restoration of the estate, and also built a notable collection of Byron artefacts and memorabilia. Newstead Abbey is also famous for its connection with David Livingstone, the missionary and explorer, who wrote his journals there. Joints neatly repaired, occasional light foxing or faint soiling.

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        ç’°æµ·ç•°èž [Kankai ibun]. Exotic Tales Around the Oceans...

      Late Edo manuscript copy of the long preface and the first two volumes of Kankai ibun 環海異聞. 87 folded leaves. Some worming particularly first leaves, plain blue paper Japanese stab binding insect damaged with a little loss. 27.3 x 20cm. The famous Japanese castaway story of Kankai ibun 環海異聞, written by Otsuki Gentaku 大槻玄澤 and completed in 1807 falls into the interesting category of Edo "underground literature". At that time as the repressive authorities blocked, at least in theory, all intelligence from the outside world there was inevidently a great fascination for any information that found its way into the country. Throughout the 19th century manuscript copies were made of Kankai ibun as it circulated through the educated Japanese population. The original 15 volumes (sometimes found as 15 volumes in 16) was also circulated in abridged copies of 6 volumes, from it seems the middle of the 19th century on, although Kankai ibun was not published until the very end of the century.Kankai ibun is based on the interviews Otsuki Gentaku 大槻玄澤 conducted with the three castaways who were eventually repatriated to their home of Sendai after 12 years away. Otsuki Gentaku (1757-1827) was an official doctor and a scholar of Dutch studies in the Sendai Domain.Kankai ibun tells the story of the crew of 16 sailors whose ship, the Wakamiya-maru, encountered a storm off Iwaki (Fukushima Prefecture) while undertaking a routine voyage transporting timber and rice from Sendai to Edo in November 1793. The storm blew the Wakamiya-maru off course and she drifted for months before arriving at Ulanaska in the Aleutian Islands where the crew were rescued by locals who handed them over to the Russian colonists of the islands. Thus began the long period of 12 years away from their homeland for those of the crew who survived and, when the choice was offered, made the decision to return.The manuscript volume offered here comprises the preface and the first two volumes of Kankai ibun 環海異聞. The first volume reports the events from Wakamiya-maru's departure from Ishinomaki on 27th November in 1793 and the subsequent drifting to and landing on Unalaska on 10th May 1794 in the Aleutian Islands, followed by the sailors life on Atka Island where they were for about a year. The second volume reports the second part of their life in Atka and their journey to Okhotsk (where they arrived on 28th June 1795) and their life in Yakutsk.Kankai ibun is not only interesting for its account of the Japanese castaways from Sendai, but it also provides vivid anthropological information on the indigenous people and their life in the Aleutian Islands and Siberia with some illustrations. The first volume includes three illustrations: 1. a sea animal called “Kōshiki” whose skin was used for clothes; a bird called “Okucho”, whose feathers were also used for clothes in Unalaska; underground houses in Unalaska. The second volume has 15 illustrations which includes icebergs [This illustration was based on a Dutch painting. The Japanese castaways saw icebergs on the way to Okhotsk.]; a dog-sled loaded with logs; an indigenous man and woman and a girl in the Aleutian Islands; two men hunting in a canoe; a walrus; a local house [on the way to Yakutsk] with ice plates used as windows; a Russian residence on Atka Island; and the cross of the Russian Orthodox Church erected wherever the Russians lived in their territory. The illustrations are those of Gentaku's painter disciple who illustrated the exotic animals, objects, etc. from the castaways description. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157024)....

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        Autograph letter signed to his father including a full list of goods sent to Botany Bay on board the 'Rose'.

      London: 17 September, 1807. Sheet of laid paper, 232 x 370 mm., folded in half and folded to letter-size, a little torn at the original red wax seal, English postmark for 18 September 1807; some browning, but in very good condition and written in a neat professional hand. An important letter offering a very rare account of the goods carried to Botany Bay by the Sydney traders at the height of Governor Bligh's rule: this manifest for the trading vessel Rose provides background to the heated events of the so-called Rum Rebellion, not least because apparent fiddling of the books regarding the cargo of beer and spirits resulted in an investigation by Joseph Foveaux, who found that the crew of the Rose had distributed vast quantities of illicit alcohol among the new settlers on the Derwent.The letter is sent by C.C. Watson to his father William Watson of Warrenhouse in Belford, Northumberland. The two men were heavily involved in trading to Sydney, either working for the famous Sydney t rading family the Campbells, or perhaps part-owning the Rose in conjunction with them (the Watsons also had an interest in at least one other vessel, the Spring Grove, as mentioned in this letter). Watson here gives an important snapshot of the trade and particularly of their grand plans: 'Our vessel the Rose sailed the other day from Portsmouth for Botany Bay, and that you may have an idea of what we send to that Colony, I annex you the particulars of her cargo. She is the first ship that has had the honor to be introduced as a regular trader between that Place and this. She certainly is without exception the finest vessel that has sailed out of this Port for a length of time. We expect she will make the voyage outwards in less than four months, which is a remarkable quick Passage.'The Rose, captain Penson, did arrive in Sydney on 15 April 1808, a few months after Governor Bligh had been deposed. As a result, the detailed manifest of goods being sent to Botany Bay (reproduced opposite) is of great interest. The list includes, for instance, £1330.1.5 worth of printed cottons and over £666 worth of 'Glass and Earthenware'. There are enormous amounts of soap, clothing including petticoats and boots, an intriguing entry for a substantial amount of 'painters colours', as well as anchors, lead shot, crucibles, ribbons, candles, confectionery, medicines and stationery.Significantly, the Rose also carried over a thousand pounds sterling worth of 'Porter and Ale' and - the single largest consignment - £1936.3.3 of 'Wine & Spirits'. Indeed, these consignments meant that the Rose was immediately embroiled in the saga of the mutiny against Bligh, as Lieutenant-Colonel Foveaux launched an investigation into reports that the Rose had travelled 'without producing a license from the East India Company', and, equally seriously, that the vessel was reported to have left England with more than eight thousand gallons of spirits, but reported landing only a little more than two thousand. The resulting feud between the acting government and the new ship's captain Richard Brooks escalated into open hostility, and the ship was impounded. More, Bligh himself was incensed that Foveaux planned to send the junior officer James Symons to England on the vessel's return voyage, and wrote imperiously to Foveaux declining to give his consent to allow someone 'deeply implicated in mutiny and other offences' to sail (see Historical Records of New South Wales, vol. VI, pp. 742-753). Captain Brooks finally managed to sail on 15 September 1808.

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        John Turnbull's Resa Omkring Jorden, aren 1800 till 1804...

      Orebro: Nils Magnus Lindh, 1807. Two volumes, duodecimo, uncut set in original printed grey tinted wrappers with paper labels. Scarce Swedish edition of Turnbull's early trading account of New South Wales, Tahiti and the Tuamotu Islands. John Turnbull first travelled to New South Wales as a supercargo aboard the Margaret with his trading partner Captain John Buyers. Arriving in January 1801, Turnbull stayed in the colony for some time before departing on a whaler to Norfolk Island. Further trading ventures through Tahiti, Hawaii and the Pacific (including a disastrous wrecking at the Tuamotus) proved no lasting success, and by December 1803 both Turnbull and Buyers had returned to Port Jackson. Turnbull's book was the first serious account of commerce and trade originating from New South Wales, and was influential in promoting Australia as a venue for commercial success. It was widely disseminated throughout Europe; with French, German and Swedish editions published in rapid succession. Fine.

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         Du Magnétisme animal considéré dans ses rapports avec diverses branches de la physique générale.

      Paris, de l'imp. de Cellot, chez Desenne, 1807, in 8°, de 2ff. 478pp. & 1f. d'errata, cart. papier marbré brun clair moderne genre ancien, tr. brunes, bel exemplaire très frais. Edition originale rare. Cet élève de Mesmer découvrit le somnambulisme magnétique, et donna la description des techniques que ce dernier refusait de révéler. Cet ouvrage contient des considérations théoriques, physiques et pratiques sur la magnétisme, mais aussi des extraits de la correspondance de Puységur avec Lavater, Servan, le Dr. Grandchamp, Tardy de Montravel, Du Petit-Thouars, le Père Amyot, et des renseignements sur la Société harmonique de Strasbourg et le Régiment de Metz. ¶ Crabtree n°228 "Puységur's most theoretically oriented work on animal magnetism. he discusses the pysics of animal magnetism... he decribes how to magnetize and states his own views on the nature of mangetisc action and somnambulism, including the role of clairvoyance and the role of imagination..." - Caillet n°2272 "certains exemplaires ont une gravure..." (?) - Pas dans Dorbon n°700 (édition de 1820 seulement) - Guaïta n°153 (édit. de 1809 seulement) - Mottelay Magnetism p.236 - Barrucand p.299 - cat. CCFR aucun exemplaire avec gravure.

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        Immanuel Kant: Geografia fisica, 6 Volumi, Milano Giovanni Silvestri 1807-1811

      1807. Autore: Vedi titolo in oggetto e foto, oppure contattateci tramite mail o telefono, trovate i nostri dati in basso dopo le foto. Titolo: Vedi titolo in oggetto e foto, oppure contattateci tramite mail o telefono, trovate i nostri dati in basso dopo le foto. Luogo e Data di Pubblicazione: Vedi titolo in oggetto e foto, oppure contattateci tramite mail o telefono, trovate i nostri dati in basso dopo le foto. Pagine: XXXVI, 464, 579, 616, 398, 508 Dimensioni cm.: 22X13,5 Stato di Conservazione: A meno di gravi mancanze che in genere vengono evidenziate nella descrizione e nelle foto, per lo stato di conservazione fanno fede le fotografie che trovate dopo la descrizione, in ogni caso potete contattarci tramite mail o telefono, trovate i nostri dati in basso dopo le foto. La Geografia fisica è la prima opera kantiana a essere tradotta in italiano tra il 1807 e il 1811. La scelta di tradurre le lezioni di geografia deriva probabilmente dall'opportunità di evitare un approccio diretto alla produzione teorica di Kant, filosofo osteggiato in Italia fin dalla prima monografia a lui dedicata, quella di Francesco Soave (La filosofia di Kant esposta ed esaminata, 1803).Indice Traduttore è un pittore tedesco, funzionario a Milano come traduttore ufficiale e autore di una grammatica tedesca.Sezione storica L'importanza storica della Geografia fisica sta senz'altro nel fatto di essere la prima traduzione in assoluto dell'opera, che raccoglie le pluridecennali lezioni di geografia tenute da Kant all'Università Albertina di Königsberg fin dal 1756. La prima traduzione kantiana avviata in Italia riguarda la sezione tecnico-pratica della filosofia di Kant e non quella teorica. Alla base di questa scelta non c'è soltanto il tentativo di differenziarsi dalla tendenza storico-politica assunta dalle coeve traduzioni francesi, ma anche il preciso intento di soddisfare esigenze di tipo politico-amministrativo, considerato il ruolo del traduttore (Augusto Eckerlin) all'interno dell'amministrazione milanese, ma anche e soprattutto in fatto che la pubblicazione del primo volume della Geografia fisica accompagna quasi la nascita del Regno d'Italia (1805).     «Dando alle stampe [...] la sua traduzione italiana della Geografia fisica, Augusto Euckerlin [sic!] era certo consapevole di offrire al pubblico italiano un'opera enciclopedica riunente in compendio un'incredibile quantità di notizie tecniche concernenti la geografia non meno che la geologia, l'astronomia, l'idrografia, ecc. L'opera costituiva così un manuale prezioso per l'apprendimento di quelle nozioni tecnico-scientifiche a cui il Bonaparte assegnava tanto rilievo anche per la formazione dei quadri direttivi dell'esercito (i famosi ingénieurs militaires delle armate napoleoniche)» [P. Zambelloni, Le origini del kantismo in Italia, Milano, Marzorati, 1971, pp. 123-124.] Il titolo Il titolo Geografia fisica ripropone quella dell'edizione tedesca di riferimento, la quale aggiunge, tuttavia, a ogni singola parte via via pubblicata una breve descrizione del contenuto come sottotitolo. Il titolo rimanda sia alla disciplina, insegnata al liceo e all'università, sia anche al contenuto dell'opera che, come altre di questo tipo, escludeva dal suo compito la trattazione della geografia politica, che per Kant rientrerebbe già nel campo della storia e, in parte, dell'antropologia, intesa come analisi delle comunità umane. A proposito di questo titolo, si può dire che, a differenza di molti dei saggi brevi di Kant, e conformemente invece alle opere sistematiche, risulta univoco, chiaro negli intenti e nei limiti e efficacemente breve. Del resto, la tradizione manualistica nel campo della geografia non richiedeva un'innnovazione terminologica.La fonte Augusto Eckerlin era tedesco, pertanto la fonte della sua traduzione (diversamente da casi simili) è l'originale edizione della Physische Geographie, pubblicata da Gottfried Vollmer tra il 1801 e il 1805. Di seguito si riportano i dati bibliografici:     Immanules Kants / physische / Geographie. // Ersten Bandes erste Abtheilung, / welche / die mathematischen Vorkenntnisse / und die / allgemeine / Beschreibung der Meere / enthält. // Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1801, pp. VI-264;     Immanuel Kants / physische / Geographie. // Ersten Bandes zweite Abtheilung, / welche / die Fortsetzung / der / allgemeinen / Beschreibung der Meere / enthält. // Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1801, pp. 323;     Immanuel Kants / physische / Geographie. // Zweiten Bandes, erste Abtheilung. / welcher / die allgemeine Beschreibung / des Landes / enthält. // Rechtmäßige Ausgabe. / Mit Aktenstücken zu ihrer Geschichte. // Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1802, pp. 350;     Immanuel Kants / physische / Geographie. // Zweyten Bandes, zweyte Abtheilung / welche / den Aufriß und Durchschnitt / des Landes / enthält. // Rechtmäßige Ausgabe / nebst Aktenstücken zu ihrer Geschichte. // Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1803, pp. XXX-242;     Immanuel Kants / physische / Geographie. // Dritten Bandes erste Abtheilung, / die Beschreibung / der Flüsse, Seen und der Atmosphäre / enthaltend. // Einzig rechtmäßige Ausgabe. / Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1803, pp. XVI-276;     Immanuel Kants / physische / Geographie. // Dritten Bandes zwyte Abtheilung, / den Beschluß / der Atmosphäre und des ganzen Werks / enthaltend. // Einzig rechtmäßige Auflage. / Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1804, pp. VIII[n.n.]-327;     Immanuel Kants / physische / Geographie. // Vierter Band, / der die neuen Anmerkungen zur Erläuterung der Theo- / rie der Winde, Zusätze, Berichtigungen und Regi- / ster zum ganzen Werk / enthält. // Einzig rechtmäßige Auflage. / Mainz und Hamburg, / bei Gottfried Vollmer. / 1805, pp. VI-335. Eckerlin aveva a disposizione anche un'altra edizione delle lezioni kantiane di geografia, quella cioè curata Theodor Rink, apparsa nel 1802 in due volumi presso gli editori Göbbels e Unzer di Königsberg (Immanuel Kant's physische Geographie). Tra Rink e Vollmer esplose una lite giudiziaria intorno ai diritti di edizione, di cui si trova documentazione nell'edizione Vollmer (vedi schema precedente), non tradotta da Eckerlin (per una prima ricostruzione della disputa cfr. Farinelli 2004). Nella sua Prefazione Eckerlin non spiega perché sceglie l'edizione di Vollmer, limitandosi a osservare in nota che «non conveniva di tradurre» (Geografia fisica, I, 1807, p. IX). È difficile supporre che la scelta di Eckerlin, che di mestiere era pittore e ricopriva il ruolo di interprete e traduttore ufficiale, fosse basata su una comparazione approfondita delle due edizioni. Non si può escludere che la molla sia stata più che altro la precedenza dell'edizione Vollmer (di cui nel 1802 erano apparsi l'intero primo volume e la prima parte del secondo).L'originale Fin dal 1797 Gottfried Vollmer aveva concepito l'idea di pubblicare testi kantiani e ne scrive al filosofo, il quale però rifiuta l'offerta dell'editore, sebbene economicamente vantaggiosa. Nel 1799 Kant affida a Theodor Rink e Gottlob Benjamin Jäsche, assidui collaboratori, il compito di portare a termine la pubblicazione delle sue lezioni accademiche. Mentre Vollmer lavora alla sua idea di pubblicare gli appunti delle lezioni sulla geografia fisica presi dagli studenti, Rink gli propone, a insaputa di Kant, un accordo, che però i due non riescono a trovare. Nel 1801, in occasione della fiera di Pasqua, esce il primo volume della Physische Geographie. La reazione di Rink non si fa attendere e così il 29 maggio del 1801 Kant, su pressione di Rink, pubblica una dichiarazione contro Vollmer in cui dichiara di non riconoscere nell'edizione di Vollmer come opera sua e sostiene che l'unica edizione legittima della Geografia è quella affidata a Rink; inoltre avverte che qualsiasi altra iniziativa editoriale di Vollmer deve intendersi illegale Dichiarazione contro Vollmer. A questa dichiarazione pubblica Vollmer replica con un intervento apparso il 6 settembre 1801 sulle pagine dell'«Allgemeine Literatur-Zeitung»: qui l'editore sostiene di non aver pubblicato in forma illagale in quanto l'edizione è basata su tre trascrizioni differenti delle lezioni kantiane (risalenti agli anni Settanta, Ottanta e Novanta del Settecento). Di tutta la pubblica disputa, che finì anche in tribunale, il lettore è aggiornato nei primi volumi dell'edizione Vollmer, in cui sono riportati i termini della questione, in particolare nel primo tomo del secondo volume (1802). L'edizione Vollmer comprende anche le Nuove osservazione per spiegare la teoria dei venti ( Neue Anmerkungen zur Erläuterung der Theorie der Winde) del 1756. Questo saggio giovanile, che conteneva anche la presentazione del corso di geografia, che proprio nel 1756 Kant inaugurava, non figura nella traduzione italiana. La Geografia di Vollmer venne ristampata, in un'edizione ampiamente rivista, nel 1816-1817.Il traduttore Il nome del traduttore non compare sul frontespizio del primo volume (né in quelli dei successivi) e lo si trova soltanto in calce alla dedica al ministro della guerra del Regno d'Italia Augusto Caffarelli, che figura come primo nella lista degli associati (vedi). Carl August Eckerlin nasce a Werningerode (Germania) il 4 aprile 1773 e muore a Milano nel 1843. A Milano lavora presso l'amministrazione del Regio Governo della città in qualità di traduttore. Pittore dilettante, soprattutto paesaggista, ha vissuto a Roma, Marsiglia e Reggio Emilia prima di stabilirsi definitivamente a Milano. La figlia Francesca fu una famosa cantante lirica (Fanny Eckerlin). Il Neues allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (1837) gli attribuisce un'instancabile vena paesaggistica, che appagava con dipinti ad acquerello o a olio. Di questa vena artistica, fa notare Franco Farinelli, rimane traccia nel testo della Geografia fisica, in cui si ritrova il gusto descrittivo dei colori della natura. [[Farinelli 2004 XI: «Eckerlin [...] trasmette al testo le stesse qualità che alle Esposizioni di Brera venivano riconosciute ai suoi dipinti ad olio e ai suoi acquarelli, la brillantezza dei colori e la vivezza dello sfondo. [...] [L]a presente versione risente in più punti della sensibilità coloristica del traduttore, come quando ad esempio si descrive il color porpora avvicinandolo a quello delle rose secche o alla tinta che prendono le foglie delle viti prima di staccarsi dal ramo». Si dedicò, a quanto sembra, all'insegnamento della lingua madre, pubblicando alcuni manuali di grammatica tedesca (vedi Bibliografia). Di Kant tradusse oltre la Geografia fisica, le Idee sull'educazione e, tratta dalla prima di queste opere un compendio in forma di enciclopedia dal titolo Manuale della geografia fisica. Leggi le Note biografiche in italiano e in tedesco.L'editore Giovanni Silvestri (Milano 1778-1855) fu attivo come tipografo-editore dal 1799 fino all'anno della morte. Il Repertorio degli editori dell'Ottocento (p. 1003) riporta che in quest'arco di tempo il tipografo pubblicò più di 2.000.000 di volumi. Silvestri pubblicò collane di grande successo, come la "Biblioteca scelta di opere greche e latine", la "Biblioteca scelta di opere tedesche" e la "Biblioteca scelta di opere francesi". Tra gli autori tedeschi che Silvestri fece tradurre, figurano: Moses Mendelssohn: Opere filosofiche, a cura di Francesco Pizzetti (1835); Johann Wolfgang Goethe: Faust, nella traduzione di Giovita Scalvini e Gli anni del noviziato di Alfredo Meister (1835); Christoph Meiners: Storia della decadenza de' costumi, delle scienze e della lingua dei romani ne' primi secoli dopo la nascita di G. C. (1833); Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock: Il messia (1838). Sezione linguistica Nel numero I del settembre 1807 del «Giornale Bibliografico Universale» esce il seguente annuncio biblografico:     Geografia fisica di Emanuele Kant. Traduzione dal tedesco (di G. Eckerling). Vol. I, 1807. Milano, Silvestri. 8.» (p. 151). Le opere di Kant, anche quelle di carattere meno speculativo, rimarranno a lungo poco note, e l'imprecisa indicazione del traduttore ne è un esempio. Nel caso della Geografia fisica, inoltre, la vera difficoltà consiste nel fatto che il testo è ricavato da trascrizioni di lezioni, per cui risulta dall'elaborazione differita di riflessioni esposte oralmente, anche se le lezioni dei professori tedeschi dell'epoca erano preparate in forma scritta. Sulle pagine della «Biblioteca Italiana» di Giuseppe Acerbi compare nel 1816 una recensione piuttosto severe di una Storia fisica della terra, compilata sulle traccie della Geografia fisica di Kant e sulle più recenti scoperte ed ultime transazioni politiche di Europa dall'abate Lorenzo Nesi (il cui primo volume apparve a Milano nel 1816 presso la stamperia Baret). La recensione (firmata L. B.) è interessante perché contiene un giudizio critico anche sull'opera kantiana e la traduzione di Eckerlin:     Kant, dotato di un ingegno straordinario, e quindi incapace a restringersi entro i limiti fissati dagli studj di coloro che lo avevano preceduto; Kant, autore di un sistema ideologico, stato troppo censurato, perchè pochissimo inteso; Kant, fornito di una massa esuberante di cognizioni, e d'idee in ogni genere, che la stessa di lui testa sommamente filosofica non bastava forse ad ordinare, si è dato negli ultimi anni di sua vita ad insegnare la Geografia fisica: e noi non abbiamo le sue lezioni, ma solo un ammasso, piuttosto informe, delle notizie che in quelle lezioni egli comunicava, raccolto sulle memorie, ancora più informi, che conservate ne aveano varj de' suoi discepoli. Quest'opera voluminosa, stampata dopo la di lui morte, è stata tradotta in italiano, e notabilmente ancora sfigurata nella traduzione. Giudizio senza appello, pieno di notizie errate, ma che in ogni caso coglie una difficoltà linguistica di fondo: vale a dire che il traduttore non si è reso conto di trovarsi davanti a un ammasso informe di notizie, prendendo invece il testo tedesco come l'opera di un «grande letterato», da lasciare intatta e da rispettare seguendo «l'andamento dell'esposizione delle materie tenuto dalla cattedra» (Geografia fisica, I, p. X.Il testo La prefazione si limita a raccontare per sommi capi in che modo l'editore Gottfried Vollmer fosse giunto alla pubblicazione delle lezioni kantiane sulla geografisa fisica tra il 1801 e il 1805. L'opera venne pubblicata su sottoscrizione e la lista degli abbonati è presentata alla fine del primo volume. Tra i nominativi più significativi del lungo elenco di associati, figurano il ministro della guerra Augusto Caffarelli, dedicatario dell'opera, il ministro dell'interno Ludovico Giuseppe di Breme, il ministro della giustizia Giuseppe Luosi. Molti i nomi legati all'esercito e alle attività militari, diversi anche i rappresentanti della nobiltà lombarda. Figurano anche nomi di intellettuali e bibliotecari, fra cui Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Vincenzo Monti.Descrizione Il primo tomo della Geografia fisica esce nel 1807 e contiene la dedica al ministro Augusto Caffarelli, la Prefazione di Eckerlin (pp. VII-X), l'Introduzione all'opera (pp. XI-XXXVI. Seguono le Prenozioni matematiche (pp. 1-118) e la prima parte del capitolo dedicato al mare del Trattato della geografia fisica propriamente detta (pp. 118-457). Il secondo tomo appare nel 1808 e comprende la seconda parte del capitolo sul mare (pp. 3-579). Il terzo tomo viene pubblicato nel 1809 e comprende il secondo capitolo, dedicato alla descrizione fisica della superficie terrestre (pp. 3-610). Il quarto tomo esce nello stesso 1809 e prosegue l'analisi della terra e le sue caratteristiche orografiche (pp. 3-396). Il quinto tomo appare nel 1810 e comprende la conclusione del secondo capitolo della trattazione della terra (pp. 3-230) e l'inizio del terzo capitolo, dedicato all'atmosfera, ossia all'aria (pp. 231-449). Il sesto e ultimo tomo esce nel 1811 e contiene la parte conclusiva del terzo capitolo (pp. 3-176), il capitolo quarto, dedicato al mutamento ed evoluzione della terra (pp. 177- 503), e infine il brevissimo capitolo quinto, dedicato al metodo (pp. 503-504). Gli indici che chiudono ciascuno dei sei tomi non sono molto coerenti fra di loro, soprattutto quello del sesto tomo (pp. 505-508); un indice analitico completo verrà presentato all'interno dell'altra opera dedicata alla geografia kantiana, il [[Manuale di geografia fisica]], che vedrà la luce nel 1843 e che sarà una rielaborazione in forma di dizionario della Geografia fisica.Integrità Eckerlin non traduce il quinto volume dell'edizione Vollmer, che contiene l'ultimo capitolo della polemica con Rink, osservazioni sulla teoria dei venti e un'ampia sezione di annotazioni e aggiornamenti all'opera. Inoltre omette le carte geografiche, di cui pure annuncia la pubblicazione. Di questa mancanza si lamentò anche Ugo Foscolo, che così scriveva a Pietro Borsieri il 5 maggio 1809:     [D]all'imberretato Eckerlin infórmati quando esciranno gli altri volumi della Geografia fisica, e perchè il secondo volume non ha la carta idrografica promessa nella prefazione del primo, e se la Geografia fu mai tradotta in francioso; e dove si possono leggere non tedesche -- ch'io di tedesco ne so quanto monsignore B... sa di greco -- le altre opere di Kant, e segnatamente le antropologiche(Opere edite e postume di Ugo Foscolo, a cura di F. S. Orlandini e E. Mayer, Firenze, Le Monnier, 1862, vol II, p. 352. Interventi A detta dello stesso Eckerlin, le uniche aggiunte da lui effettuate riguardano «le scoperte geografiche più recenti» (Geografia fisica, vol. I, p. X. Verrà avviato un lavoro di comparazione con l'originale al fine di individuare le aggiunte di Eckerlin.La traduzione L'opera prestata da Eckerlin è fondamentale dal punto di vista della storia delle traduzioni italiane di Kant, sia perché è stato il primo a tentare questa difficile impresa, sia perché quest'ultima è avviata da un non-filosofo. La Geografia fisica, assieme alle Idee sull'educazione del 1808, rappresentano un laboratorio prezioso per studiare due fenomeni:     la sperimentazione linguistica, vale a dire il fenomeno di formazione di una tradizione (o consuetudine) terminologica che tramanda il ricorso a certe soluzioni lessicali di generazione in generazione;    la traducibilità delle opere kantiane, vale a dire la loro chiarezza interna, all'inizio dell'Ottocento spesso messa fortemente in discussione, soprattutto da parte dei francesi. Si sta lavorando a un confronto della traduzione con la fonte al fine di ricavare indicazioni utili riguardo alla fedeltà, alla coerenza e alle scelte traduttive di Eckerlin.

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        The Kinnaird Sketchbook. [With:] The Costume of the Russian Army.

      Russian Army: Orme London 1807 - Landscape 4to., 28 watercolour and 2 pencil sketches (incl. perhaps a self-portrait), pencil ms. annotations to 8 sketches (possibly by the artist), 2 pp A.L.s. from Basil Gray to Lord Kinnaird loosely inserted, title-page from a copy of Russian cries folded and loosely inserted; one sketch loose and torn, light occasional staining. Full contemporary brown sheep; slightly rubbed. The Costume of the Russian Army, folio, with hand-coloured engraved vignette of publisher's wrapper cut out and laid on colour paper, stipple-engraved portrait by Godby after Jean Pichon, dated 1806, printed in colours and finished by hand, title-page, dedication, 8 hand-coloured plates with tissue guards; occasional light browning and finger marks. Later cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt. Orlowski's sketchbook of original drawings: a unique item which provided material for two contemporary publications and was kept in the same family for over two hundred years. A rare survival which bears witness to the skilful art of the young Orlowski, a talent which made his fame both in Russia and his fatherland, Poland. The title-pages of the uncommon works Russian Army (London, 1807) and Russian Cries (London, 1809) both state that the engravings were taken from a Collection of Drawings Made on the Spot, and now in the Possession of The Right Honourable The Earl of Kinnaird. This 'collection of drawings' constitutes the present sketchbook, as Basil Gray (1904-89), art historian and Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at the British Museum, confirmed in his letter to Earl Kinnaird in 1935. This letter accompanies the sketchbook, as well as a title page from Russian Cries and a complete copy of Russian Army, with the same provenance. Beside the 18 sketches published, the album contains 10 further sketches in a similar vein. These do not appear to have ever been published. The entire album is devoted to Russian/Polish costumes, typically soldiers and street-vendors, sometimes with sledges, set against fully worked backgrounds. It was made shortly after Orlowski's arrival in Saint-Petersburg, possibly during his early years of travels through the Russian empire and Western Europe. Indeed, after having enjoyed prestigious Polish patrons such as Prince Józef Poniatowski and Izabela Czartoryska, who founded Poland's first museum in Krakow, the talented Orlowski (1777-1832) moved to the Russian capital, where his drawings were well received at court. He then travelled extensively,all the time sketching, before receiving an official position from the Russian government in 1819. Alexander Orlowski (1777-1832) was a Polish painter and lithographer. Of modest birth, his artistic talents grew from a very young age, and he was soon discovered by Izabela Czartoryska, a Polish aristocrat, art collector and writer - she founded Poland's first museum in Krakow. The latter financed his artistic training under the care of the French painter Jean Pierre Norblin, court artist to the Czartoryska family. At the age of 16, Orlowski decided to volunteer to fight in the Kosciuszko insurrection. Wounded at battle, he returned to Warsaw where Prince Józef Poniatowski financed the rest of his artistic studies. Living in Poniatowski's Palace, he was to realise portraits and sketches of the prince's guests to entertain the audience. In 1802, he moved to Saint Petersburg where his drawings were well received at court, before travelling through Russia and Western Europe. In 1819, he was appointed by the government to realise paintings of the military costumes. Throughout his life, Orlowski gathered a very large amount of sketches, watercolours and, later, lithographs of military scenes from the Kosciuszko uprising, of the daily life in Poland and Russia, and of the Russian population published in his Russian Cries. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New Haven, 1807. v,[1],306pp. Contemporary calf, leather label. Rubbed and worn, especially at spine and corners. Some tanning and scattered foxing. A few signatures sprung. Rear free endpaper laid in. About good. In a half morocco and cloth box. This shorter dictionary by Webster is an abridgement of his COMPENDIOUS DICTIONARY, published for school use. It was published in an attempt to gather funds for the completion of his COMPLETE DICTIONARY, a tremendous lexicographical achievement that he thought would take only a few years to complete but was ultimately published in 1828. "Advertised in the CONNECTICUT HERALD, December 15, 1807, and in the CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, February 18, 1808, and later" - Skeel. An important and early Webster dictionary. SKEEL, NOAH WEBSTER BIBLIOGRAPHY 578.

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        Exposition sommaire de la structure et des différentes parties de l'encéphale ou cerveau ; suivant la méthode adopté à l'Ecole de Médecine de Paris

      Paris, Barrois, 1807. 1807, 1807, in-8, de (2), XXVIII, 200 page et 6 planches repliées, demi-veau, dos lisse muet, Unique édition, peu courante, de cette description du cerveau. François Chaussier (1746-1828), étudia la médecine à Dijon et Paris, s'établit comme chirurgien à Dijon avant de jouer un rôle important dans le remaniement républicain de l'enseignement de la Médecine en France avec la création de l'École de Santé. Il eut aussi un rôle important dans le développement de la médecine légale. Pour ses travaux de myologie, et ici de neurologie, Chaussier créa une nouvelle nomenclature anatomique devant rendre plus aisée aux étudiants l'apprentissage de la médecine. En outre, dans l'histoire de la neurologie, il est le premier à caractériser distinctement les quatre lobes des hémisphères. Les 6 planches finales, tirées en lithographie, offrent un contraste particulièrement saisissant entre les noirs et blancs, et décrivent toutes les parties de l'encéphale. Mouillures en marges et quelques salissures sur les planches

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        Voyages Dans L'Intérieur De La Louisiane, De La Floride Occidentale, Et Dans Les Isles De La Martinique Et De Saint-Domingue, Pendant Les Années 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805 et 1806.

      Buisson, Paris 1807 - T 1: [2] Bl., XII, 346 S.; T. 2: [2] Bl., 511 S., [1] gef. Kt. (Kupferst., handkoloriert); T. 3: , XII, 551 S.; schwarze Pappeinbände mit roten, goldgeprägten Titelschildern auf dem Rücken, Ecken etwas bestoßen, rot gesprenkelter Rundumschnitt, Karte im T. 2 mit Einriss. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A COLLECTION OF THE MOST FAVORITE COMIC SONGS, sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c.

      London, published and sold by C. Wheatstone, no date, circa 1807. sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c. circa 1807. 8vo, 210 x 145 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, pages: Title page, 1-60, page 1 being Index, quarter modern calf, maroon label with gilt lettering between raised bands, old marbled boards. Pages lightly browned, small red ink mark in 1 inner margin, tiny hole in 1 page with loss of 1 letter, otherwise a good copy. A scarce collection of comic songs, only 1 copy of this edition located in the major U.K. libraries, (see Copac). Our collection consists of 29 songs for voice and piano, printed on 2 staves, with an index of titles. They are a very mixed bunch. At least 4 have an Irish flavour (Murphy Delany, Sprig of Shillelah, The Boys of Kilkenny, Paddy McShane's Seven Ages etc), some are patriotic (The Calender of British Victory, The Corsican Fairy - Napoleon), one is anti-semitic (The Doctrine of an Israelite - about a cheating pedlar), one is naval (Blue Peter at the Mast Head Flew). Some are comically amorous, one man sings of his mistress the bottle, another steals a nun away from the convent. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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      - Paris, Tourneisen fils, 1807. 3 volumes: 13 x 20.5 cm, x-404p. + 435p. + 418p.-24p. 4e éd. avec quelques corrections et des augmentations qui conduisent le tableau de l'espagne jusqu'à l'année 1806. Reliure d'époque (Empire) pleine basane, dos lisse portant pièce de titre en lettres dorées sur cuir rouge, tomaison sur pièce ovale de cuir vert, et fleurons ornementaux dorés. Intérieur orné d'un papier rose à poids blanc. Tranches rouges. Dos des 3 vol. frottés, piqûres éparses, sinon très beaux et élégants ouvrages.

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        Folkslagens historia. Bind 1-2.


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        A reply to the Essay on Population> by the Rev. T.R. Malthus. In a series of letters. To which are added, extracts from the Essay>; with notes.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1807. 8vo., iv + 40 + 43 - 378pp. (pp. 41-42 absent as is correct), all endpapers rather foxed and with minor occasional foxing in the text, contemporary or slightly later half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lines and label. A good copy. First edition. Keynes 4. Ireland p.49. Kress B.5198. Goldsmiths 19371. Mattioli 1596. Not in Einaudi. This was the young Hazlitt's attack on Malthus's Essay on the principle of population>. 'Malthus's theory was based on self-interest, so in attacking it Hazlitt was applying the principles of his own Essay* on disinterestedness to the political sphere.' [Jonathan Bate in ODNB]. 'Hazlitt's spirited Reply to Malthus> consists of five Letters, the last of which is much the longest. The first three shorter Letters had been published on March 14 and May 16, 1807, in Cobbett's Political Register>, and the rest of the material was added in the book, which was announced for publication in the Edinburgh Review> for October 1807. The book was probably a failure at the time, though it was used in later publications both by Godwin and de Quincey, much to Hazlitt's annoyance (Life>, pp.321, 364). Hazlitt himself reprinted some extracts from it in his Political Essays>, published in 1819, and there remarked in a footnote (p.424): 'The above article is taken from a Reply to Mr Malthus, one of my very early Essays, the style of which is, I confess, a little exuberant, but of the arguments I see no reason to be ashamed'. The volume is very uncommon at the present time.' [Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliography>, 2nd ed. 1981, p.7]. * i.e. An essay on the principles of human action>, 1805.

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      [Britain circa ] 1807 - Manuscript: Pen and wash colour on woven paper (Very Good, clean with old centrefold), 23.5 x 37.5 cm (9.5 x 15 inches). An intriguing British manuscript map of Central Poland, made during the height of the Napoleonic Wars, between the Battle of Pu?tusk (1806) and the foundation of the Duchy of Warsaw (1807), emphasizing road communications between key sites. This interesting English-language manuscript map depicts a portion of Central and Eastern Poland, with Warsaw, in the lower centre, with the area depicted extending from ‘Culm’ (Che?mno) and ‘Thorn’ (Toru?), in the west; to Bia?ystok and Grodno (Belarus), in the east. Made during the Napoleonic Wars, the map’s purpose seems to be to highlight the road network between major towns. The map features politician divisions according to the period immediately following the Third Partition of Poland (1795). At this time, there was no Polish state, as the areas in yellow (including Warsaw) were actually under Prussian occupation, although the traditional parts of Prussia are still distinguished here by being coloured in light green and labeled "K. of Prussia". The areas to the southeast of Warsaw, coloured in pink and labeled "Galicia", were then under Austrian occupation, while the areas in the east, colured in dark green are part of "Russian Poland". With the symbol of crossed swords, the map labels the location of the Battle of Pu?tusk (December 26, 1806), just north of Warsaw, a large altercation between Russian and French armies during the Napoleonic Wars, that while a tactical Russian victory, was a strategic draw. This detail also gives a hint towards the dating of map, which seems to show the state of play as it appeared in the first half of 1807. The Treaties of Tilsit (July 7-9, 1807) re-divided Poland between Prussia, Russian and France. The French share became the Duchy of Warsaw, a Napoleonic puppet state. Thus, the present map seems to have been made after Pu?tusk, but before Tilsit. The circumstances of the creation of the map are not known, although it was probably made by an individual in Britain who was closely following the progress of the Napoleonic Wars, within which Poland was a key theatre. While it does not precisely mimic any printed map of which we are aware, it bears some resemblance to the manner of William Faden’s A map of the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Dutchy of Lithuania including Samogitia and Curland, divided according to their dismemberments, with the Kingdom of Prussia (London, 1799).

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        Historia rei herbariae

      XV-534 + XVII-574 pp. Amstelodami (Amsterdam), Sumtibus tabernae librariae artium, 1807-1808, in-8, XV-534 + XVII-574 pp, demi-basane rouge brique, Kurt Sprengel (1766-1833), professeur de botanique et médecin allemand, est également l'auteur de On dem Bau und der Natur der Gewächse (1812), d'Institutiones pharmacologiae (6 vol, 1809-1819) et de cette Historia rei herbariae (1807-1808). Ex-libris manuscrit en tête du titre. Cachet ex-libris de Raoul Dumon, membre de la société linnéenne de Lyon et étiquette ex-dono, don de Madame Paul Gentit, veuve Raoul Dumont. Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris. Notes manuscrites anciennes aux contreplats des deux tomes. Quelques rousseurs . DSB XII, p. 591. Pritzel, n°8866.

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        Aphrodisiographie, ou tableau de la maladie vénérienne, dans lequel on expose ses causes et ses syptomes; avec les méthodes les plus faciles et les plus séres de la traiter, sans compromettre la santé des individus

      (4), XII, 359, (1bl)pp. Paris, chez l'Auteur & croullebois, 1807, in-8, (4), XII, 359, (1bl)pp, demi-veau lavallière, dos plat orné. (Rel. de l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION. Joseph Capuron (1767-1850) se spécialisa dans l'obstétrique; l'ouvrage présenté ici est le seul qu'il écrivit sur les maladies vénériennes. Ex libris imprimé et manuscrit du Dr J.F. Leclerc, médecin de la Faculté de Strasbourg et Inspecteur des Eaux minérales de Luxeuil au début du XIXe siècle

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        Présentation et offre de son livre sur Marie Antoinette et la famille des Bourbons, paru à Londres en français et en anglais, dans le cours de 1806 et 1807.

      - Lettre autographe signée Chevalier Joseph de WEBER suivi de ses titres, datée de Paris ce 20 décembre 1807 à Lady Elisabeth Murray Macgregor, fille du quatrième Duc d' Atholl, mariée le 28 mai 1808 au baron Sir Evan John Murray Mac Gregor. In-4° recto verso. Joseph de WEBER Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint Louis et de la Légion d'Honneur, d'origine autrichienne , était frère de lait de Marie Antoinette. Son livre : Mémoires concernant Marie Antoinette Archiduchesse d'Autriche et Reine de France et de Navarre, Londres, 1806.Il fut vain d'introduire ce livre en France, car la nature de l'ouvrage avait éveillé l'attention. Tous furent saisis, à l'exception de quelques uns, ce qui permit à Berville et Barrière de le réimprimer en 1822. Autographes [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Donau Strom von Abach gegen Peaetter Blatt IV.

      Artist: ; issued in: Munich; date: 1807 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Tear on the left side perfectly restored; size in cm : 44,5 x 67,5 - description: Special hydrographical map of the river Donau of east Bavaria (Upper Palatinate) with the cities Regensburg, Bad Abbach, Gemeinde Sinzing, Schwabelweis, Donaustauf, Barbing, Sulzbach, Demlin,? And the source of the Danube to the Black Sea.From Topographische Bureau Bavaria 1812-1867 Printed from Lehmann Johannes, Augsburg.Issued from Johann Georg Löffler in München.

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        Streifzüge durch die norischen Alpen.

      8. VII, 253(3) S. Mit 1 Titelvign., 12 Ansichten in Stahlstich u. 1 mehrf. gef., lithogr. Panorama (145 x 14,50 cm). Unbeschnittene, grüne OBrosch. mit schwarzgedrucktem Titel auf Vorderdeckel sowie Verlagsanz. auf Hinterdeckel. Buchdeckel m. Knickspuren, an den Kapitalen Läsuren im Text durchgeh. etwas stockfl. Nebehay-Wagner I, 61 Wurzbach I, 91 ÖBL I, 37 (hier nur andere Werke). Erste Ausgabe. Gesuchter Führer durch die norischen Alpen. Enthält Beschreibungen mehrerer Wanderungen, wie etwa Von Reichenau und Naßwald nach Neuberg, Von Pitten über Seebenstein nach Dernberg, Von Lilienfeld über Hohenberg nach Guttenstein . Die Ansichten u.a. vom Schloß Reichenau, dem Hochschwab, dem Emmerberg, dem Höllen- u. Nasstal etc. Das Panorama ist von der Spitze des Gamskahrkogels aus gezeichnet. - Ferdinand Augustin (1807-1861) war General u. Reiseschriftsteller. 1830 als Oberlieutnant einer Gesandtschaft an den Sultan von Marokko attachiert (wo er "viele werthvolle Skizzen von Gegenden aus Afrika mitbrachte"), nahm er an den Feldzügen 1848 u. 1859 teil, unterdrückte 1848 die Unruhen in Görz und befehligte die Artillerie des blockierten Triest.

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        A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke [sic] of the Army of the United States, from the Mouth of the River Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean During the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806

      Pittsburgh: Printed by Zadok Cramer for for David M'Keehan, Publisher and Proprietor, 1807. First edition. 262 pp. 1 vols. 12mo (162 x 106 mm). Contemporary quarter calf and boards. Corners somewhat rubbed, occasional foxing as usual. Very good, fresh copy. Custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. First edition. 262 pp. 1 vols. 12mo (162 x 106 mm). "...One of the essential books for an Americana collection" - Streeter. The first full account of the Lewis and Clark expedition written by a participant and preceding the official account by seven years. Gass was a sergeant who, by order of Lewis and at the insistence of Thomas Jefferson, kept a journal of the expedition's activities, and this book seems closely based on that document.   "Gass became one of the best-known members of the expedition for several reasons: his key role as sergeant brought his name up frequently in the jourrnals of Lewis and Clark; his account was the first to be published; he was the first to have a biography written about him; and finally, he outlived the other members of the Corps of Discovery by several decades, dying at the age of ninety-nine in 1870" (Wagner-Camp). This copy bears an early gift inscription on the flyleaf: Presented to Geo. H. Culbertson from his Cousin Isabella C. Lockhart of Stoney Brook Township, Chester Co. Philadelphia, Penna. A.D. 1835. "WE HAVE ENCOURAGED OUR MEN TO KEEP JOURNALS, AND SEVEN OF THEM DO SO, TO WHOM IN THIS RESPECT WE GIVE EVERY ASSISTANCE IN OUR POWER" (Lewis, letter to Jefferson 7 April 1805). RARE. Howes G 77 "b"; Wagner-Camp 6:1; Sabin 26741; Shaw & Shoemaker 12646; Smith 3465; Streeter Sale V:3120: Graff 1516; Hill 685; Literature of Lewis and Clark 3.1; Field 594

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        Fragment of a Prescription

      A fragment of a manuscript prescription signed by Guillotin, approximately 205mm x 85mm in size. Lightly browned and slightly creased, with a few small chips to edges, but generally fairly clean with a nice clear signature. Guillotin "did not invent the guillotine, did not die by the guillotine, and all his life futilely tried to detach his name from the height reducer" (Dictionary of Eponyms). Guillotin became associated with the machine after proposing a more humane manner of despatching those who had been sentenced to death, but it was in fact invented by Dr. Antoine Louis, secretary of the Academy of Medicine, and was originally known as the Louisette, indeed Louis fell victim to his invention during the Reign of Terror. Guillotin died in his bed in 1814

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        Tales from Shakespeare: Designed for the use of young persons.

      London: printed for Thomas Hodgkins, at the Juvenile Library,, 1807. Embellished with copper-plates. In two volumes. 2 volumes, duodecimo (160 × 99 mm). Contemporary black straight-grain half morocco, marbled sides, titles to spines gilt, gilt ruled to spines and covers, marbled edges. 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. Faint ownership signature to front pastedown and contemporary ownership inscription to title page of each volume. Spine ends and tips rubbed, boards scuffed and rubbed, a little wear to edges, three tiny worm holes to rear joint of vol. I, single wormhole to front joint of vol. II, with a little further worm-tracing to rear hinge of vol. I and foot of front hinge vol. II, occasional faint mark or spot of foxing to contents. An excellent set. First edition, first impression with the imprint of the printer T. Davison on the verso of p. 235, vol. I, and with the Hanway Street address in the final adverts. The Tales were chiefly the work of Charles's sister Mary Lamb, who had previously written Mrs Leicester's School and edited Poetry for Children for William Godwin's Juvenile Library. Fourteen of the twenty adaptations were by Mary, the rest by Charles. "Originally the Tales were to be anonymous but Godwin persuaded the unreluctant Charles to have his name printed on the title-page" (St Clair, The Godwins and the Shelleys). The Tales quickly became a favourite and have been in print ever since.

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        Tales from Shakespeare: Designed for the use of young persons. Embellished with copper-plates. In two volumes.

      London: printed for Thomas Hodgkins, at the Juvenile Library, 1807 - 2 volumes, duodecimo (160 × 99 mm). Contemporary black straight-grain half morocco, marbled sides, titles to spines gilt, gilt ruled to spines and covers, marbled edges. Faint ownership signature to front pastedown and contemporary ownership inscription to title page of each volume. Spine ends and tips rubbed, boards scuffed and rubbed, a little wear to edges, three tiny worm holes to rear joint of vol. I, single wormhole to front joint of vol. II, with a little further worm-tracing to rear hinge of vol. I and foot of front hinge vol. II, occasional faint mark or spot of foxing to contents. An excellent set. 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impression with the imprint of the printer T. Davison on the verso of p. 235, vol. I, and with the Hanway Street address in the final adverts. The Tales were chiefly the work of Charles's sister Mary Lamb, who had previously written Mrs Leicester's School and edited Poetry for Children for William Godwin's Juvenile Library. Fourteen of the twenty adaptations were by Mary, the rest by Charles. "Originally the Tales were to be anonymous but Godwin persuaded the unreluctant Charles to have his name printed on the title-page" (St Clair, The Godwins and the Shelleys). The Tales quickly became a favourite and have been in print ever since. Ashley III.42; Gumuchian 3614; Muir, English Childrens' Books 102-3. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chimie appliquée aux Arts (4 volumes).

      De l'Imprimerie Crapelet, A Paris, chez Deterville, Libraire, 1807, 4 volumes in-8 de 205x130 mm environ, tome I : lxxix-302 pages suivies de 10 planches dépliantes, tome II : viij-544 pages avec 1 planche dépliante in-fine, tome III : viij-434 pages avec 1 planche dépliante in-fine, Tome 4 : viij-554 pages, demi basane vert foncé, dos lisses portant titres et tomaisons dorés, sur pièces rouges, ornés de caissons à motifs Empire dorés, reliure de l'époque. Edition originale dédiée à Napoléon et illustrée de 1 planches dépliantes. Ce traité obtint un immense succès car il prônait la vulgarisation de la chimie, permettant ainsi de développer les fabriques et de créer de nouvelles branches d'industrie, notamment pharmaceutique. Coupes et coins frottés, des rousseurs, tampons de bibliothèque, bordures de quelques planches brunies et fendillées par endroits, bel ensemble en bon état malgré les petits défauts indiqués. Jean-Antoine Chaptal, comte de Chanteloup, né le 5 juin 1756, à Nojaret et mort le 29 juillet 1832 à Paris, est un chimiste, médecin et homme politique français ; il est le père du vicomte Jean-Baptiste Marie Chaptal de Chanteloup. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        "Gen. Morgan Lewis, Governor of New York, 1804. Autograph Address to Legislature and Assembly" (cover title).

      Fine. 6 leaves cream wove paper, 24 x 20 cm with manuscript text on both sides of each leaf - approximately 20 lines each side. Each leaf hinged to white card stock and case-bound in dark blue morocco, 22 x 27 cm, gilt stamped title on front board, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt. Lewis was a Captain of a regiment of the New York militia during the American Revolution, after which he returned to the study of law. A Republican, he served a single term as governor of New York from1804-1807. This speech was given before the New York State Legislature and Assembly at Albany on Jan. 27, 1807. In it he both reflects on the accomplishments of his term as governor as well as promotes an agenda for further refinements in the law and civil society. Approximately two pages address problems in the criminal code and he urges judicial reform, with several examples of inequities and abuse in sentencing. Another two or three pages are devoted to issues of military training and equipage, again with examples of deficiencies in the current state of things. The text of this speech has been published in full in Messages from the Governors: Comprising Executive Communications to the Legislature and Other Papers Relating to Legislation from Organization of the First Colonial Assembly in 1683 to and Including the Year 1906, with Notes, Volume 2. pp. 595-602. J. B. Lyon Company, State printers, 1909.

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      Nella Stamperia del "Giornale Italico" di Carlo Dova, 1807. Prima edizione italiana. Opera completa in cinque volumi, dedicata al Consigliere di Stato Pietro Moscati. Cm.25x20,3. Pg.CXX, 424; XVI, 582; XVI, (452); (8), X, 528; (6), X, 628, (6). Legature cartonate, con titoli e filetti in oro ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati. Vistose abrasioni alle cerniere ed ai margini di taglio. Spellature ai piatti. Tagli in giallo. Ottima e fresca l'impressione tipografica, con cartigli decorativi. Il primo volume contiene "I tre primi opuscoli della seta dei ragni, comparata con quella dei bachi da seta", il secondo volume "Il quarto opuscolo intorno al serico degli Antichi", il terzo volume "Il complemento del quarto opuscolo intorno al serico degli Antichi", il quarto volume contiene "La storia della "daphnia pulce", osservazioni intorno a due nuovi insetti, la conservazione delle uova fresche, e prolungazione della vita degli ovipari, e de' vivipari, e la descrizione compiuta del thè del Paraguay", il quinto volume raccoglie infine "Diversità d'ingrassi accomodati ad ogni qualità di terreno: singolari fenomeni d'una anguilla americana colla loro spiegazione; alessifarmaco animale: descrizione, e osservazioni sugli animali, e vegetabili del Vicereinato del Rio della Plata". Il primo volume contiene 11 nitide incisioni fuori testo, in vario formato, raffiguranti vari tipi di ragni; il quarto volume ne comprende cinque di vario soggetto, il quinto consta di una tavola e due tabelle in grande formato. Di origine spagnola Ramon Maria De Termeyer (Cadice, 1740 - 1814 ?) fu un monaco gesuita che si dedicò, principalmente in Paraguay, ad importantissimi studi di entomologia, bachicoltura, zoologia e agraria. Dopo lo scioglimento dell'Ordine si trasferì in Italia ove divenne Socio della già Reale Società Agraria di Torino. Codice libreria 97627.

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        Dienst-Reglement für die kaiserlich-königliche Cavallerie. 2 Bände

      Kaiserlich-königliche Hof- u. Staatsdruckerei, Wien, 1807/1808. 147/253 S. mit XVI gefalt. Plänen, zahlr. Tabellen u. Notenbeilagen., original Halbleder. (etwas berieben u. fl./NaV.) Gute Exemplare. Mit einem Vorwort von Generalissimus Erzherzog Carl: Armee-Befehl. "Das gegenwärtige Dienst-Reglement für die kaiserlich-königliche Cavallerie enthält die Obliegenheiten aller Chargen. Kriegsgesetze, Disciplinar-Vorschriften, ökomomische Normen, Verwaltungs-Gegenstände, Verhaltungen im Kriege und Frieden, im Felde und in den Garnisonen bilden das Gesetzbuch des Soldaten, und bezeichnen für jeden Grad den Umfang seiner Dienstpflicht und seines Wirkungskreises''.

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        History Of The House Of Austria (2 Bände in 3),

      London, Cadell and Davis, 1ed. 1807. - From The Foundation Of The Monarchy By Rhodolph Of Hapsburg, To The Death Of Leopold The Second : 1218 To 1792. Mit grosser kolorierter Karte, 3 schwere Kalbslederbände der Zeit, 28 x 22,5 cm, Einbände leicht berieben, Titelblätter mit kleinem Stempel, schönes Exemplar.

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        Fragment of a Prescription

      No Place: No Publisher, 1807. A fragment of a manuscript prescription signed by Guillotin, approximately 205mm x 85mm in size. Lightly browned and slightly creased, with a few small chips to edges, but generally fairly clean with a nice clear signature. Guillotin "did not invent the guillotine, did not die by the guillotine, and all his life futilely tried to detach his name from the height reducer" (Dictionary of Eponyms). Guillotin became associated with the machine after proposing a more humane manner of despatching those who had been sentenced to death, but it was in fact invented by Dr. Antoine Louis, secretary of the Academy of Medicine, and was originally known as the Louisette, indeed Louis fell victim to his invention during the Reign of Terror. Guillotin died in his bed in 1814. Signed by Author. First Edition. Unbound. Good. 48mo (Oblong). Ephemera.

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        Schreiben aus Schwedisch-Pommern an einen Freund in Schweden.

      komplett mit den vier teils ausklappbaren Beilagen: I. Belagerungs-Armee vom 14ten Julius bis zum 21ten August 1807 II. Glaubhafte Stärke der fremden Truppen in Pommern und auf Rügen in den Jahren 1807, 1808, 1809 bis zum März 1810 III. Ausrechnung über den Werth in Gelde, zu welchem der Unterhalt der feindlichen Truppen in Schwedisch-Pommern und auf Rügen vom 14ten Jul. 1807 bis und mit den 17ten März 1810 augeschlagen werden muß. IV. Generalität, Armee (infanterie, Cavallerie, Artillerie-Corps beigebunden: Aktenstücke wegen Besitznahme von Schwedisch-Pommern durch Kaiserl. französische Truppen im Januar 1812. Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt. Stralsund, in der Königlichen Regierungs-Buchhandlung o.J. [1812] Schlichter Pappband. Sehr seltene Dokumente der französischen Besatzungszeit. Bitte beachten Sie meine weiteren Angebote zu den Inseln Rügen und Hiddensee. Weitere Bilder oder Besichtigung vor Ort gern auf Nachfrage. Ich bemühe mich, die angebotenen Titel nach bestem Wissen und Gewissen zu beschreiben. Bei groben Fehlern wird die Rücknahme garantiert. Vorkasse erbeten.

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        Appropriation of Ordnance to the Defence of St. Helena.

      London: Printed by J. Gold, Shoe Lane, 1807. First edition, 12mo, iv, [5]-27, [1]pp., original printed wrappers (a little chipped), stitched as issued. This little pamphlet gives a detailed explanation of the defences that Colonel Patton, governor of St. Helena, took to improve the island from attack. The island has shear cliffs on all sides which rise from 400 to 1,000 feet, and are inaccessible to an enemy from the sea. Guns and Canons were placed at the top of these heights and were able to fire directly down on any debarking troops and command that approach by sea. Patton had the advantage of employing the invention of Colonel Shrapnell's exploding 'round case shot' with fuses to explode them over the enemy. These are the shells that soon earned the name shrapnel. "Every piece of ordnance intended for the defence of the interior of St. Helena, whether mounted upon garrison or field carriages, .... ought to depress as far as fifty degrees .... and the landing places in many situations requires this depression ...." Patton devised traversing and horizontal platforms for garrison guns and field ordnance at strategic elevated positions on the cliffs. The perpendicular height of every maritime post from sea level was measured and a table formed for each of the stations, that gave in yards the distances which corresponded to the degrees and minutes of the angle of depression. Of these tables three were completed, one for Ladderhill, one for Rupert's Point, and one for Goat-pound Ridge. The advantages derived from the platforms mostly depended on high situations, and therefore were most exclusively appropriated to St. Helena. **** The notes for this book were written on board his Majesty's ship Sir Edward Hughes, on Patton's homeward journey to England. He hoped that "his suggestions might possibly be found of some advantage to the service of his sovereign ..... [and] for these purposes he brought models with him of the carriages and platforms which he had adopted at St. Helena."?Preface. Provenance: From the library of Quentin Keynes. Not on COPAC or OCLC.

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        PRIERES DES JOURS DES JEUNES. DE GEDALYA, DE TEBETH, D'ESTHER, DE TAMOUS ET D'AB, A L'USAGE DES JUIFS PORTUGAIS OU ESPAGNOLS. Traduites de l'Hébreu, auxquelles on a ajouté des nôtres élémentaires, pour en faciliter l'intelligence. Pour le Tome Quatrième /// CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES AVEC LA PARAPHRASE CHALDÄIQUE; ET TRAITE D'ABOTH ou DES PERES DE LA DOCTRINE ; qui contient plusieurs Sentences Rabbiniques. Précédé de la HAGGADA avec toutes ses cérémonies. Pour le Tome Cinquième.

      2 tomes en 1 volume. Tome 4 : 1807 / 532 pages. Tome 4 : 1807 / 192 pages. Relié au format : 10,5 x 18 cm. Editions Lévy. Couverture présentant de petits manquements (voir photos), dos en très bon état, intérieur très frais sans rousseur. Très bel état.

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        NEUE FEUERBRÄNDE. Ein Journal in zwanglosen Heften. Herausgegeben von (Friedrich von Cölln) dem Verfasser der vertrauten Briefe über die inneren Verhältnisse am Preußischen Hofe seit dem Tode Friedrichs II. Heft 1 - 7, 10, 11, 13 und 14 (v. 18) in 11 Bänden.

      Amsterdam u Cölln Peter Hammer (di Gräff in Leipzig) - 1808 1807 - Zus. 1624 S., 138 S. Anzeigen in 8°, 4 S. Anzeigen in 4°, 1 handkoloriertes Titelkupfer (Haas, Commandant von Schweidnitz u. sein Wirt), 1 zweifach gefaltetes Titelupfer (Plan von Stralsund), 1 dreifach gefaltetes Titelkupfer (Markt französischer Soldaten in Leipzig mit der von den Franzosen gemachten Beute), 2 Hefte mit "Stehendem Artikel" des Verlegers auf den Innendeckeln. Orangefarbene Original-Umschläge (Karton) mit meist zweifarbigen Kupferstichen auf den beiden Deckeln (Umschläge etwas berieben, bis auf Heft 2 unbeschnitten, Rückenbezug teilweise lädiert, gelegentliche Randeinrisse, davon 2 unterlegt, farbiges Titelkupfer angerändert, meist etwas, nur teilweise etwas stärker braunfleckig. Heft 2 ohne die Seiten I - IV (einschl. Titel), es endet mit Seite 124, nach Walther müßte das Heft 128 Seiten haben; Heft 1 in 2. oder 3. Aufl., Heft 5 offenbar nur in 2. Aufl. erschienen). Konvolut mit 11 (von 18) Heften der "Neuen Feuerbrände" mit feuerroten, illustrierten Umschlägen. Es wird vermutet, daß Gräff nur der Kommissionär, F. A. Brockhaus aber der eigentliche Verleger war.- In dieser Zeitschrift, die 1807 als "Marginalien zu (v. Cöllns berühmtester Schrift) 'Vertraute Briefe über die inneren Verhältnisse am preußischen Hofe seit dem Tode Friedrichs II.'" erschienen ist, (suchte) v. Cölln die Zustände in Preußen, die Staatsverwaltung, den Adel und das Militär einer schonungslosen Kritik (zu unterziehen) und das Unglück Preußens auf seine wahren Ursachen zurückzuführen". Friedrich von Cölln (1766 - 1820) war ein mutiger "Vorkämpfer des Freiheitsgedankens", ein Mitarbeiter Hardenbergs und einer der verdienstvollsten Publizisten zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts.- Mit meist anonymen Beiträgen "ueber die jetzt allgemeine Herabwürdigung des preußischen Militairs", die "Cabinets-Ordre Friedrichs II, in Betreff des Avancements der Adelichen", "die Maurerei" (nebst Gegenrede und Replik), "Preußens nahen Verfall nach der Schlacht von Auerstädt", "Preußens Lage nach dem Tilsiter Friedensschlusse", den "Angriff, die Blockirung und Uebergabe von Glogau", "die Belagerung und Einnahme von Danzig", "die Blockade der Festung Stralsund", die "Briefe eines Reisenden von Berlin nach Königsberg in Preußen, im September 1807", zahlreiche "vertrauliche Briefe" u.a. Dokumente zu politischen Begebenheiten der Zeit, "die Gesellschaft der freien Männer", über das, "was Napoleon für Deutschland gethan" hat, über "das Schwarze Register . sämmtlicher in Süd-Preußen . als Gratialgüter verschenkten, ehemaligen pohlnischen . Güter" (mit weiteren Beiträgen zum Thema), "die inneren Verhältnisse des preußischen Hofes", "Scenen nach der Natur gezeichnet (vom) Schauplatz Berlin", "zur Sittengeschichte Berlins im Jahre 1807" und über "die Tendenz der Schrift: Vertraute Briefe. und des Journals: neue Feuerbrände" etc. Jedes Heft mit "Erklärung des Umschlags" und seiner historischen Szenen. In Heft 4 eine 4-seitige Anzeige von E.M. Arndts Reise nach Italien.- Walther (Peter Hammer) 298 (m. Kollation der einzelnen Hefte); Kirchner 1826; Diesch 2060; Hayn/Gotendorf II, 253 u. VI,282: "Reichhaltiges, s.Z. renommirtes Journal, voll interess(anter) Beiträge zur polit(ischen) Literatur- u. Culturgeschichte, bezw. Chronique scandaleuse". 1470 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Buffon’s Natural History. Containing A Theory Of The Earth, A General History Of Man, Of The Brute Creation, And Of Vegetables, Minerals, &c.&c 10 volumes

      London: Printed For The Proprietor, And Sold By H.D.Symonds 1797-1807 - 3300 pages aprox. p. 73 engraved plates containing 219 mostly handcoloured figures. Size of books 12x19,5 cm. Bound in contemporary full polished calf with Rich golddecoration on spines and black titellabels with goldprint. 3 titellabels missing. With some wear and beginning tears between boards and spine on some volumes, but still a good copy, generall clean [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gedichte (3 Bände).

      Spätere private Pappbände, 192 / 244 / 236 Seiten, Kl.-8. Neue wohlfeilere Ausgabe (1807). Komplett in drei Theilen. Titelblätter jeweils mit einem - nur noch schwach sichtbaren - Stempel. Alle Bände wurden mit etwas unschönen privaten Pappeinbänden und Rückenschildchen versehen. Innen papiebedingt gebräunt aber nur mit wenigen Flecken. Sonst gut erhaltene Exemplare dieser seltenen Ausgabe. Mit einem Frontispiz-Portrait des Verfassers und einigen Vignetten. Herausgegeben von Karl Wilhelm Ramler. Weitere Bilder des Titels können gerne per Mail angefordert werden.

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        A COLLECTION OF THE MOST FAVORITE COMIC SONGS, sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c.

      London, published and sold by C. Wheatstone, no date, circa 1807.. sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c. circa 1807. 8vo, 210 x 145 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, pages: Title page, 1-60, page 1 being Index, quarter modern calf, maroon label with gilt lettering between raised bands, old marbled boards. Pages lightly browned, small red ink mark in 1 inner margin, tiny hole in 1 page with loss of 1 letter, otherwise a good copy. A scarce collection of comic songs, only 1 copy of this edition located in the major U.K. libraries, (see Copac). Our collection consists of 29 songs for voice and piano, printed on 2 staves, with an index of titles. They are a very mixed bunch. At least 4 have an Irish flavour (Murphy Delany, Sprig of Shillelah, The Boys of Kilkenny, Paddy McShane's Seven Ages etc), some are patriotic (The Calender of British Victory, The Corsican Fairy - Napoleon), one is anti-semitic (The Doctrine of an Israelite - about a cheating pedlar), one is naval (Blue Peter at the Mast Head Flew). Some are comically amorous, one man sings of his mistress the bottle, another steals a nun away from the convent. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        REVOLUTION 1848. -, Thaten und Meinungen des Herrn Piepmeyer, Abgeordneten zur constituirenden Nationalversammlung zu Frankfurt am Main.

      22 x 28 cm. Lithograph. Titel, 50 Bl. in Federlithographie von Adolph Schrödter und mit dem gefalt. Porträt, Lithographie mit Tonplatte. HLwd. d. Zt. unter Verwendung des Titels der OBroschur. Thieme-Becker (Schrödter) Bd. XXX, S. 290 NDB (Detmold) Bd. 3, S. 619 Rümann 2322 Borst 2336. - Erste Ausgabe. - Johann Hermann Detmold (1807-1856) wurde der in Schrift und Wort "gefürchtetste und bedeutendste Satiriker der Nationalversammlung von 1848. Seine Schrift 'Taten und Meinungen des Herrn Piepmeier...' (1849) besitzt bleibenden Wert" (NDB). - Einband bestoßen. Leicht stockfleckig. Gesch./Politik, Revolution 1848

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        Geschichte der siebenjährigen Leiden Danzigs von 1807 bis 1814. Erster und Zweiter Theil mit Belegen.

      2 in 1, 8. 18,0 x 11,0 cm. ca. 800 Seiten, Vorwort von Blech, A.F., In gutem Zustand. Das Buch am Rücken berieben, die Rückenkapitale stärker berieben, am oberen Kapital Rückenfalz beidseitig angerissen (ca. 4 bzw. 7 cm), Name auf Titel, Buchblock in gutem Zustand, mit einer tabellarischen Übersicht am Ende des Buches: Übersicht der Ausgaben der Stadt vom 28.May 1807 bis Ende März 1813, diese etwas angerändert, Schnitt leicht braunfleckig, Buchblock selbst aber in gutem Zustand, Einband, Rücken sowie Lederecken durchgänig berieben, Vorsätze braunfleckig und leimschattig, erste und letzte Lage teils etwas braunfleckig. mit Subscribentenliste und Ausgabentabelle. (in zwei Teilen) XXIX,393(1), VIII,438(2) Seiten.

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        Amphitryon : ein Lustspiel. Herausgegeben von Adam H. Müller. Neue wohlfeilere Ausgabe.

      [2. Aufl.], kl8 (16.5x10.5), 1 Bl., VII, 184 S., braunmarmor Pbd d.Zt. mit gepräg RSchild, Ecken/Kapitale etwas bestossen, oberes Kapital etwas stärker, NaV, Papier etwas gebräunt, sonst fest sauber und gepflegt, Erstausgabe [WG 10.- Sembdner, 29.- Goedeke VI, 10, 2.- Schmidt IV, 315].- Druckvermerk am Schluß 'Gedruckt bei Carl Gottlob Gärtner' Titelauflage der Erstausgabe von 1807.-

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        Panoramic View from Bunker Hill Monument.

      Artist: Smillie James (-1889); issued in: Boston ; date: 1848 1807 - - technic: Etching ; colorit: colored ; condition: Folds perfectly restored ; size in cm : 20 x 119 - description: View of Boston and Vicinity from the Bunker Hill Monument, from the black and white original in Drake's History of Boston, 1853. Cambridge, Boston, Charlestown, and Roxbury are prominently featured. A list of key landmarks and views are below the image.James David Smillie ( 1833 ? 1909) was an American artist, born in New York City.His father, James Smillie (1807?1885), a Scottish engraver, emigrated to New York in 1829, was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1851, did much, with his brother William Cumming (1813?1908), to develop the engraving of bank-notes, and was an excellent landscape-engraver.

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        A Narrative of the Operations of a Small British Force, under the Command of Brigadier-General Sir Samuel Auchmuty,

      London: John Joseph Stockdale,, 1807. employed in the Reduction of Monte Video, on the River Plate, A.D. 1807. By a Field Officer on the Staff. Folio. Original green sand-grained cloth-backed drab boards, longitudinal printed label to the spine. Engraved operational map as frontispiece. A little rubbed, and bumped at the corners, label chipped but largely legible, hinges cracked but sound, light browning, a very good copy. Loosely inserted notes of a twentieth-century researcher relating to regiments and naval personnel who served in the campaign, and a 2-page typed letter signed from the secretary of the Rifle Brigade Museum Trust concerning regimental awards for Monte Video. First and only edition, decidedly uncommon, only two copies on Copac - BL and Cambridge, which copy is listed twice - OCLC adds just seven world-wide. Sir Samuel Auchmuty (1758?1822) was born in New York, the son of the Rector of Trinity Church. His family was loyalist, and "having graduated BA at the college of New York, Auchmuty joined the British army, first as a volunteer, and was appointed ensign in the 45th regiment of foot on 11 January 1777. He was promoted lieutenant a year later" (ODNB). Despite little wealth or "interest" Auchmuty managed to attract the attention of the governor-general, Lord Cornwallis, and carved a considerable career for himself in India, seeing service "in the war against Tipu, sultan of Mysore (1790?92) - meanwhile gaining promotion to major - right through to the siege of Seringapatam in 1792. Then he went to Calcutta as Cornwallis's deputy quartermaster-general to the king's forces in India. The next commander-in-chief, Sir Robert Abercromby, was also colonel of the 75th and soon made Auchmuty his military secretary, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel; Auchmuty saw more service in the Rohilla war of 1796". He subsequently commanded the 10th Foot in the expedition against Napoleon in Egypt led by Sir David Baird, who "made Auchmuty adjutant-general of his force, and he took part in the desert march and the voyage down the Nile that captured popular imagination in Britain. He remained in Egypt until 1803, eventually as adjutant-general for the whole British force, and left with the evacuating forces. He was knighted on his return to Britain". After 3 years in charge of the Isle of Thanet, an important command during the period of the Invasion Threat, he was given command of the present expedition charged with salvaging the situation in the aftermath of Home Popham and William Beresford's disastrous, unauthorised descent, truly "an opportunity to make his name". The operations were far from a complete success, Auchmuty did not have a large enough force to attrack the primary target of Buenos Aires, but succeeded in storming Monte Video. Despite the brevity of the British administration in the city, Auchmuty's regime apparently "did reveal to the people the weakness and inequity of the Spanish colonial system, and the benefits of doing business with the more enlightened British" (Speake). On the arrival of reinforcements, he was succeeded in command by Lieut--General Whitelocke, commanding the left wing when Buenos Aires was attacked. Auchmuty "reached all his objectives but other units were destroyed or captured. He fully agreed that Whitelocke was correct in giving up the assault but his opinion on Whitelocke's decision to evacuate Montevideo is not known - although he is recorded as having spent much of the voyage to Britain drinking hard". Whitelocke was summoned to a court martial, found guilty and dismissed the service; Auchmuty was given the thanks of parliament for Montevideo, promoted major-general and made colonel of the 103rd foot. This account is generally attributed to Major Tucker, who had been Auchmuty's brigade major on Baird's expedition to Africa. He was serving with the 72nd at the Cape when the Monte Video Expedition was undertaken and "obtained leave to accompany the 47th foot to Rio de la Plata" (Philippart, The Royal Military Calendar, IV, p.175). On arrival, he was made military secretary and aide-de-camp to Colonel Backhouse at Maldonada, continuing in that position until Auchmuty succeeded to command and appointed him Assistant Quarter Master General. "He served as major to the Grenadiers at the assault of Monte Video, on which occasion he received a bayonet wound in his arm. He had the honour to enter the breach on 3rd February 1807, and was selected by Sir Samuel Auchmuty to bring home the despatches, and thereby obtained the brevet if Lieut.-Col.", and also the opportunity to publish this early account. In the appendices it is noted that Tucker was voted a £100 vase from Lloyd's Patriotic Fund. An excellently-preserved copy of this important record of one of the successes of an otherwise shambolic and ill-starred phase of British military history, it is also considered by Speake as "the first stage of the literary production of the so-called British Travellers with regard to the Banda Oriental" (Speake).

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        Sistema completo di polizia medica

      Pirotta, 1807-1830. 8vo (cm. 21), 19 Voll. di circa 300 pp. ciascuno con complessive 10 tavv. f.t. Brossura ed. Buone condizioni generali.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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