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        Heinrich FUNK (1807 Herford/Westfalen-Stuttgart 1877) Windgepeitschte Landschaft

      - Heinrich Funk (1807 Herford/Westfalen-Stuttgart 1877). Windgepeitschte Landschaft. Bleistift auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Bleistift auf Papier. unten rechts signiert: "H Funk". -- Maße: -- 13,9 x 22,5 cm. -- Zustand: -- Hervorragender Zustand -- Beschreibung: -- Heinrich Funk besuchte seit 1829 die Kunstakademie Düsseldorf und war dort einer der ersten SchülerJohann Wilhelm Schirmers. Hier gehörte er zu jenem Kreis junger Künstler, die maßgeblich den Erfolg derDüsseldorfer Landschaftsmalerei bis zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts bestimmten. Zwar ging er bereit 1836 imGefolge von Alfred Rethel nach Frankfurt und lehrte seit 1854 als Professor an der Kunstschule in Stuttgart,doch der Tradition seines Lehrers blieb er Zeit seines Lebens treu. Unsere Zeichnung, die durchaus als komponierte Landschaft zu verstehen ist, besticht besonders durchFunks charakteristischen Einsatz des Bleistiftes. Dieser ist bei ihm nicht nur Linie, sondern auch Farbmaterial. Durch nuancierte Verwischungen erreicht er treffende tonale Abstufungen des Grau. Gleichzeitigevoziert der weiche Stift eine Stimmung, die sich über die reine Konturlinie nicht transportieren ließe. Sohaftet der Zeichnung bei aller Detailtreue etwas Schemenhaftes an, das sie über eine rein topographischeStudie hinaushebt. -- [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AMERICA; COMMUNICATING DISCOVERIES MADE IN EXPLORING THE MISSOURI, RED RIVER AND WASHITA, BY CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARK, DOCTOR SIBLEY, AND MR. DUNBAR; WITH A STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF THE COUNTRIES ADJACENT. AS LAID BEFORE THE SENATE, BY THE PRESIDENT...IN FEBRUARY, 1806, AND NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN

      London, 1807. Three-quarter calf and marbled boards in antique style, spine gilt, leather label. Hinges rubbed. Minor foxing. Very good. The first London edition of the first official publication to provide any detailed account of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the first work to give any satisfactory account of the southwestern portion of the Louisiana Purchase. The first section consists of material transmitted to Jefferson by Lewis, providing information about their route, Indians, trade, animals encountered, and geography. Equally important are the accounts of the southern explorations. Included are Dr. Sibley's letters to Gen. Henry Dearborn, which comprise the first account of Texas in book form, mentioning in particular various Texas tribes and the Red River country. RADER 3359. STREETER SALE 3121. HOWES L319. SABIN 40826. WAGNER-CAMP 5:6.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        La Gerusalemme Liberata.

      nel Regal Palazzo,, Parma, 1807 - 2 voll. in-4° (312x237mm), pp. (20), 331; (4), 337; cartonatura originale color arancio con dorsi rifatti modernamente ad imitazione di quelli originali adorni di titolo a stampa su tasselli cartacei. Dedica a stampa del Bodoni a Carlo IV di Borbone, Re di Spagna, seguita da un componimento in versi in lode del sovrano del Della Torre di Rezzonico. Ottimo esemplare in barbe e a pieni margini. Fedele reimpressione dell'edizione in-folio dello stesso Bodoni del 1794, eseguita con eccezionale nitore e modernità tipografica e curata da Pierantonio Serassi. Il Serassi (Bergamo, 1721-Roma, 1791), restauratore nella propria città dell'Accademia degli Eccitati e membro di quella milanese dei Trasformati, diresse una collezione di classici italiani edita dal Lancellotti di Bergamo e, dal 1754, fu al servizio di vari cardinali presso la corte pontificia. Insigne studioso del Tasso, nel 1785 pubblicò una sua classica biografia, notevole per la dottrina in essa profusa (cfr. I. Costa, Sulla vita e sulle opere di P. A. S., Bergamo, 1922). Brooks,1017: "Ristampa esatta della bellissima edizione del 1794, fra i capolavori del Bodoni". Gamba, 949: "La dedicazione del celebre Bodoni a Carlo IV, re delle Spagne, è stata in versi sciolti composta dal Conte Castone Rezzonico della Torre". Brunet, V, 667. Giani, 52. De Lama, II, 100. Tassiana, 310: "Prima edizione bodoniana dovuta alle cure del Serassi". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Carte Particuliere du Canal D'Entrecasteaux, entre la Terre Meridionale d'Anthony Van Diemen et l'ile Bruny... par C. F. Beautemps-Beaupre, Ingenieur Hydrographie en 1792...

      Paris:. 1807.. Map of the southeast coast of Tasmania from South Cape to North Bay, which includes the present site of Hobart. These maps are strikingly beautiful & accurate - Matthew Flinders commented that they were the finest specimens of marine survey. Double page, approximately 23 3/4 x 33". Chart no. 4 upper right margin. A little light scattered foxing, center fold strengthened in the margins, very good condition overall. Tooley 545. SE Tasmania.

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

      

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        KANKAI IBUN [Exotic tales from overseas traveling]

      [Japan], 1807. Original blue wrappers, paper labels. Some wear and rubbing to covers. Very good. An early Japanese manuscript set of the KANKAI IBUN, the extraordinary tale of Japanese shipwrecked sailors from the Wakimiya-maru, and their journey from 1792 to 1804, documenting their time in the Aleutians and in Siberia and their journey to the Court of the Tsar in St Petersburg. Rescued by agents of the Russian American Company, the sailors travelled in Russian Asia, and some of them were brought to St. Petersburg and the court of the Tsar. They were returned to Japan by the voyage of Krusenstern in 1803-6, and this manuscript also gives an important account of that voyage. In December 1793 the ship Vakamia-Maru sailed from Edo, Japan, with a cargo of wood and rice, and a crew of seventeen. A storm in the Pacific damaged the ship and eventually wrecked the crew in the Aleutian Islands. All but one of the crew managed to survive over a ten month period, when they were found by the agents of the Russian American Company and taken to Okhotsk. The Japanese sailors spent eight years in Irkutsk, before four of them went on to Saint Petersburg. There they came to the attention of the Tsar Alexander I, and visited his court. At that time Japan was still closed to Russia and most other European countries, and the Japanese sailors would have been as exotic to the Russians as the life of the court was to them. While there they saw many remarkable things, including the first Russian hot air balloon ascension in 1803. They remained in Saint Petersburg for over a year, when they were sent on Krusenstern's famous voyage into the Pacific - the first Russian circumnavigation - arriving back in Japan in 1805, after visiting various Pacific islands, including Hawaii. Krusenstern's voyage, one of the principal objectives of which was the establishment of diplomatic ties between Russia and Japan, was made under the patronage of Tsar Alexander I and Nikolai Rezanov, Russia's first envoy to Japan, who sailed on the expedition with his diplomatic mission. The two ships on this expedition, once they had rounded Cape Horn from the Atlantic, took slightly different routes across the Pacific: both visited the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), but the Nadezhda (under Krusenstern, and with the Japanese on board) also visited the Marquesas, while the Neva (under Lisianski) visited Easter Island. The ships arrived in Japan in 1804, but the Japanese passengers did not disembark until early the next year. On their arrival home, the Japanese seamen were closely interrogated by authorities before being released. Their account was a rare, astonishing (and probably threatening) glimpse of the outside world, at a time when Japan was still to a large extent in cultural isolation. They were not treated well, and were considered almost treasonous; one tried to commit suicide. But their story was of great interest. The scholars Otsuki and Shimura recorded the story in an illustrated manuscript, which became a work of great fascination to Japanese readers. It circulated in manuscript throughout the nineteenth century, but remained effectively a 'clandestine' work until it was ultimately printed and published in 1899. The present manuscript dates from about 1807. KANKAI IBUN gives a vivid visual record of the Japanese men's experiences in Russia and the Pacific. The illustrations cover the journey across the cold wastes of the Russian Arctic (ethnographic and topographical scenes, and depictions of animals, beginning in the Aleutians), kayaks and Inuits, and life in St Petersburg: a visit to the St Petersburg Kunstkammer with a splendid double-page depiction of the giant globe there, the centre of the world's largest planetarium at the time, palaces, a fairground, the theatre, an ascent in Montgolfier balloons - the earliest manned Russian flight, portraits of Catherine the Great and Tsar Alexander I, drawings of western-style clothing, military uniforms, musical instruments, everyday objects such as coins and cutlery, and the Cyrillic alphabet; an important colour map of the world (based on a world map presented by Rezanov to the Japanese) which shows the route to Japan taken by Krusenstern, a South American alligator (labelled as a crocodile), as well as a marvellous depiction of a Marquesan man with full body tattoos and a Marquesan canoe. Early images show natives, objects and natural history of the Aleutian Islands. Other native peoples are illustrated with a great sense of wonder. There are magnificent depictions of Krusenstern's ships. Manuscripts of KANKAI IBUN are extraordinarily rare. A close study of a similar manuscript in a Russian collection has been made by Professor V.N. Goreglyad (The Manuscript of "Kankai Ibun" in the Collection of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, in Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 3, No 2, June 1997, pp. 58-67; available online at http://www.orientalstudies.ru/eng). A wonderful, highly illustrated example of the first widely circulated Japanese account of the outside world, for many people in the Edo period.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Londinium Redivivum, or an Ancient History & Modern Description of London, Vol IV

      Longman, Rees, Hurst & Orme, 1807. Hardcover. Good. 1807. First Edition. 653 pages. No dust jacket. Volume 4 only. Brown leather binding with red and green text panels to spine. Gilt lettering to spine.Pages are mildly tanned and foxed but ultimately remains clear throughout. Illustrated.Mild tanning to spine. Minor rubbing and foxing to boards and spine. Otherwise a good, firm copy with bright gilt.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Hours of Idleness Lord Byron - Newark,1807 1st Edition

      Good+ with no dj. First edition. Very Scarce. J & S Ridge, 1807, Newark. Brown full leather binding, all marbled edges, marbled endpapers. Binding is solid but front cover is detached from the binding, rear board still attached, pp are unusually clean, cover are clean with some abrasion and rubbing but binding still supple, spine strip toe has a 2 inch chip, no markings inside. .Has a paper not included with 1930s auction records for book. .187 pages, 7.25' by 4.75'.. Binding looks like a nineteenth century binding. As issue point, Half-title not present. page 171 numbered correctly, pp 114 Thnnder misprinted for thunder, pp181 has 'the' for 'the on next to last line. pp 22 has 'Those tissues of falsehood which Folly has wove' and no footnote

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        Zoography; Or the Beauties of Nature Displayed from the Animal and Vegetable [and] the Mineral Kingdom. Three volume set

      London: Cadell and Davies. G : in good condition without dust jackets as issued. Some rubbing and scuffing to leather along spine. Rear inner hinge of volume II cracked. Spine a little faded. Heraldic plate to front pastedowns. Aeg. 1807. First Edition. Red gilt embellished hardback leather cover. 270mm x 180mm (11" x 7"). xix, 572pp; viii, 618pp; vii, 612pp. .

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        Select Works of Henry Fielding. Esq. Containing The Adventures of Joseph Andrews, The History of Tom Jones, Amelia, - and The History of Jonathan Wild. To which is prefixed, An Original Account of the Life and Writings of the Author.

      Mundell, Doig, & Stevenson, Edinburgh. 1807 - First edition. Octavo. Five volumes: pp 352; viii, 453 [1], [ii] adverts; viii, 465; viii, 422; x, 616. Frontispiece portrait in first volume. Fine early 20th century binding by Henry Young, Liverpool, of three quarter calf with raised bands, gilt decoration, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Edges a bit spotted. A near-fine set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AMERICA; COMMUNICATING DISCOVERIES MADE IN EXPLORING THE MISSOURI, RED RIVER AND WASHITA, BY CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARK, DOCTOR SIBLEY, AND MR. DUNBAR; WITH A STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF THE COUNTRIES ADJACENT. AS LAID BEFORE THE SENATE, BY THE PRESIDENT...IN FEBRUARY, 1806, AND NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN.

      London. 1807.. 24,17-116pp. (as published) plus folding table. Three-quarter calf and marbled boards in antique style, spine gilt, leather label. Hinges rubbed. Minor foxing. Very good. The first London edition of the first official publication to provide any detailed account of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the first work to give any satisfactory account of the southwestern portion of the Louisiana Purchase. The first section consists of material transmitted to Jefferson by Lewis, providing information about their route, Indians, trade, animals encountered, and geography. Equally important are the accounts of the southern explorations. Included are Dr. Sibley's letters to Gen. Henry Dearborn, which comprise the first account of Texas in book form, mentioning in particular various Texas tribes and the Red River country. RADER 3359. STREETER SALE 3121. HOWES L319. SABIN 40826. WAGNER-CAMP 5:6.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        CHRONICLE EXTRA. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. CHRONICLE OFFICE, NOV. 2, 1807....CIRCUMSTANCES, FELLOW-CITIZENS, WHICH SERIOUSLY THREATENED THE PEACE OF THE COUNTRY...[caption title and first lines of text]

      [Boston, 1807. Early horizontal fold, very light offsetting of title in lower margin, two faint fox-marks. Else fine, untrimmed. Broadside printing of Thomas Jefferson's seventh State of the Union address, delivered weeks before his signing into law the Embargo Act of 1807. While the Embargo is not mentioned explicitly, the circumstances surrounding it are discussed, particularly with regard to relations with Great Britain and the recent Chesapeake incident. Jefferson also addresses military appropriations and fortifications, conflicts and diplomacy with Indians on the different frontiers, and the Burr Conspiracy. Originally accompanying the Nov. 2, 1807 issue of Adams and Rhoades' INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE of Boston. Signed in print by Jefferson, Oct. 27, 1807. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. Very rare.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Tales from Shakespear: Designed for the use of young persons.

      London: printed for Thomas Hodgkins, at the Juvenile Library,, 1807. 2 volumes, duodecimo (172 x 105 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, spines with numbers and twin rules in black, marbled paper sides, edges speckled black. Housed in a brown morocco-backed box. Engraved frontispieces and 18 plates after William Mulready. Expertly rebacked preserving original backstrips, edges of boards lightly worn and with minor chips, faint partial browning to boards and endpapers, front inner hinges starting but still holding firm, internally extremely clean and free from any chipping or tears. A very well preserved set in excellent condition. First edition, first impression, with the imprint of the printer T. Davison on the verso of p. 235 in Vol. I, and with the Hanway Street address in the final adverts. The Juvenile Library was the brainchild of William Godwin at whose suggestion his friend, Charles Lamb agreed to adapt the best known of Shakespeare's plays into prose, specifically, as Lamb's preface states, "meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare". Although not mentioned in the first edition, the work was a joint effort between Lamb and his sister Mary, who contributed the Comedies. 'Lamb's Tales', as it subsequently became known, is one of a select group of books never to be out of print since initial publication and made an important contribution to establishing the retelling of classic literature for a younger audience as a worthy pursuit for serious authors.

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        The Life of George Washington. Commander In Chief of the American Forces, During the War Which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States

      Printed and published by C. P. Wayne, Philadelphia 1807 - 8vo. 5 volumes: [1], xxii, [1], 459pp., 43pp., [2]; [2], vii, 516pp., 67pp., [2]; vii, 527pp., 28pp., [2]; viii, 567pp., 16pp, [2]; vii, 779pp., 36pp, [2]. Brown marbled calf leather volumes. Red and black leather gilt stamped titles on spines. Gilt lines and decorations on spines. Marbled end sheets. Frontispiece portrait of Washington volume I is present. Pages 42 and 43 of "Notes" in volume 1 have tears and slight loss of content at bottom edge. Dark upper edge stains to mid-text pages (not affecting text) to end of volume 1. Pages 63 and 64 of "Notes" volume 2 has a large section missing in the middle with loss of content. Volume 1 head of spine is chipped. Volume 4 head of spine has been restored. Front blank end sheet volume 5 has been cut missing the upper half of sheet. Light to moderate toning and scattered foxing to contents of 5 volumes. All five volumes have the bookplate; "From the Library of the Stacey Hintons." This set is a first edition, second printing. First edition, first issue dates are 1804-1807.1807 quarto Atlas is present but defective: Atlas includes Boston (Plate I); New York (Plate II); White Plains (Plate III); New Jersey (Plate IV); East Jersey (Plate V); Northern Army (Plate VI); Rhode Island (Plate VII); Southern Armies (Plate VIII); only half-plate of Yorktown (Plate IX); and last map - "Charleston" (Plate X) is missing. Plates IV-IX are gnawed at bottom margins with partial loss of plan Plate VIII (Southern Armies). The other damage to the plates are in the margins and do not affect the plan content. Marbled paper covered boards of Atlas are worn, scuffed, chipped. Some toning to maps. List of subscriber's names are missing. Howes M 317; Sabin 44788.

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        Hours of Idleness,

      Newark: printed and sold by S. and J. Ridge; sold also by B. Crosby and Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; F. and C. Rivington; and J. Mawman, London,, 1807. a series of poems, original and translated. Octavo (173 × 106 mm). Contemporary streaked full calf, spine gilt in ruled compartments with large green morocco title label gilt, gilt-rolled board edges and marbled endpapers. Lacks half-title. Front joint split with subtle but sound repair, extremities rubbed, sides tanned with a lattice shadow, a few very minor spots within, a very good copy. First edition, first issue, in an appealing contemporary binding, of Byron's first regularly published volume of poetry, his youthful poems consolidating his two prior privately-printed collections, Fugitive Pieces (1806) and Poems on Various Occasions (1807) - 20 poems from those works are omitted and twelve new ones are published here for the first time. The translated poems include three translations from the splenetic Roman love-poet Catullus, as well as versions of Aeschlus, Anacreon, Virgil and Euripides. This copy, nicely presented in contemporary streaked calf, bears all the points of first issue: D3 a cancel (with the corrected line "Those tissues of falsehood which Folly has wove"), p.5 "where" repeated lines 2 and 3, p.114 "Thnnder", p.171 paginated correctly, p.181 "Thc". Hours of Idleness is seldom found in a good contemporary binding.

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        Ueber das Verhältniß der bildenden Künste zu der Natur. Eine Rede .. gehalten in der öffentlichen Versammlung der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München.

      München, Philipp Krüll 1807. Goed. V,12,18; Schneeberger 93;Jost 44: \"... Von dieser ersten Auflage wurden nur wenige Abzüge hergestellt.\" Schelling widmete die Rede Ludwig I. von Bayern zum Namensfest. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Kunst, Philosophy, Art

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        Latimore, ou le plus infortuné des hommes au sein de l’opulence et des grandeurs

      Paris: Villet ‘et à Verdun’ 1807 - 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. Quarter calf with gilt bands, twin labels and charming gilt tooling to the panels. With the binders ticket. A rare French edition of Surr’s Splendid Misery (1801), perhaps the first. It is one of two French translations of 1807, the other entitled Splendeur et souffrance published by Maradan. It is not clear which was the first. Though little remembered, Surr’s several novels of fashionable British society were bestsellers in England and were much read in both France and Germany. He was born in London in c. 1770 and was educated at Christ’s Hospital before becoming a clerk at the Bank of England. Garside, Raven and Schöwerling, The English Novel 1770-1829, 1801, 64 (noting the Splendeur et souffrance edition only. OCLC lists copies pf Latimore at Bn and University of Illinois only; COPAC adds no British copies. For Splendeur et souffrance OCLC lists copies at Bn and Universities of Erfurt and Göttingen only; COPAC adds no British copies. This set is from the library, though without the bookplates, assembled at Voltaire's former home, the Chateau de Cirey ( Champagne) by Mme de Simiane ( 1761-1835 ), sometime lover of Lafayette and later, a correspondent of Fanny Burney. Diane-Adelaide de Simiane's early life was colourful and she came to Cirey in 1795 after a period of incarceration during the Terror. Previously she had been married to Charles-Francois de Simiane, who had served with Lafayette in America and who died in mysterious circumstances in 1787. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires de Physique et de Chimie, de la Société d’Arcueil

      1807 - 3 vol. in-8, 2 planches Paris, Bernard, 1807-1817, , 3 vol. in-8, 2 planches gravées (sur 3), 3 tableaux dépliants, demi-basane tabac de l'époque, dos lisses, pièces de titre rouges et tomaisons vertes, tranches jonquille, Édition originale. Tome I : [4]-IV-382 pages, 1 tableau dépliant. Sans la planche gravée. Tome II : [2]-498 pages, 2 planches gravées, un tableau dépliant. Le feuillet final comprenant la liste des membres et l'errata au verso est ici relié en tête de volume, à la suite du titre. Tome III : VI-[2] et [610] pages numérotées 6 à 518 (i.e. 618) (plusieurs erreurs de pagination : 221à 252 pour 321-352 ; les 4 dernières pages comportant l’errata paginées par erreur 515 à 518 pour 615-618), 1 tableau dépliant. Le tome III est donc complet, avec inversion de l'ordre de plusieurs feuillets entre les pages 496 et 513 ; ce dernier volume, dont la publication avait été prévue à l'origine pour 1811, est "très rarement complet" (En français dans le texte). En 1804, le chimiste Claude-Louis Berthollet (1748-1822), connu du grand public pour avoir découvert les propriétés de l'eau de Javel, se retire à Arcueil où il fonde avec Laplace une société qui devient le haut lieu de la science de cette époque. Les figures les plus éminentes du monde scientifique s'y réunissent : Alexander von Humbold, Candolle, Arago, Gay-Lussac, Thenard, etc. Les 3 volumes, seuls publiés, comprennent les mémoires de plusieurs de ces membres illustres : Gay-Lussac, "Sur la combinaison des substances gazeuses" ; Humbold et Gay-Lussac, "Observations sur l'intensité et l'inclination des forces magnétiques." ; Thénard et Biot, "Mémoire sur l'analyse comparée de l'arragonite et du carbonate de chaux rhomboïdal." (l'un des premiers énoncés de la découverte du phénomène de dimorphisme), etc. Dos restaurés. Intérieur frais en dépit de quelques rousseurs. Cachets annulés de l'Institut catholique. En français dans le texte, n° 215. Norman II, n° 1971. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle-Hollande Vases, Armes, Peche [Plate XXII] and Terre De Diemen Armes et Ornemens [Plate XIII] from Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes

      Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Langlois, 1807. very good. Pair of hand-coloured engravings, each 280 x 210 mm., each mounted. Charming pair of engravings after the original sketches by Lesueur, depicting the early implements, containers and weapons of indigenous Australians, both with the items listed below the title.

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        Rapport fait à son excellence le ministre de l'intérieur, sur les nouveaux développements et l'état actuel du sauvage de l'Aveyron ; Par E. M. ITARD, Docteur en médecine, médecin de l'institution impériale des sourds-muets.

      A Paris, De l'imprimerie impériale, 1807 - (1), 85 pp. Broché. Rarissime rapport mis à l'impression par l'imprimerie impériale en 1807, sur le cas de Victor, l'enfant sauvage de l'Aveyron, que le docteur Jean Marc Gaspard Itard avait entrepris d'amener à l'état civilisé. Le jeune Victor, d'abord considéré comme fou par Pinel, fut l'objet d'expérimentations méthodiques de la part du docteur Itard afin de l'éveiller au monde. Sollicitant chacun de ses sens, tentant de l'initier aux règles morales et aux rudiments de la vie sociale, il obtint quelques résultats qui lui firent penser qu'il était possible de "guérir" définitivement le jeune Victor. Malheureusement, ses espérances furent vaines, et c'est de guerre lasse qu(il se vit contraint d'abandonner l'enfant devenu adulte aux bons soins de sa gouvernante. On considère de nos jours que le cas du jeune Victor relevait plus de la pathologie que d'un supposé retour à l'état de nature. Probablement autiste, et certainement victime d'une arriération mentale, il restera dans l'histoire comme le premier enfant fou décrit de manière scientifique par un médecin féru de sciences expérimentales. Cette plaquette malheureusement affectée de quelques attaques de vers marginales, mais dans un bel état de conservation général, provient des archives d'un vétérinaire de campagne, monsieur Tournay dont il porte le paraphe sur la première page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlung über die National-Oekonomie, oder einfache Darstellung der Art und Weise, wie die Reichthümer entstehen, vertheilt und verzehrt werden. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen versehen von Ludwig Heinrich Jakob.

      Halle und Leipzig, in Commission der Ruffischen Verlagshandlung, 1807. - XXXII 486 S., (2) S. Anz.; VI 544 S., 2 Bde., neuer. marmor. Pp., tls. Gebr.sp., tls. stockfl. -- Carpenter; Bestsellers XXXIII 3. Humpert 13120. (Kress 6386). (Menger 669). - "Traité d'économie politique." (Paris 1803). - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - ". Unter denjenigen Forschern, die . zur Ausgestaltung der klassischen Lehre beitragen haben, muß an erster Stelle der Franzose Jean Baptiste Say (1767 bis 1832) genannt werden. Er hat . nicht nur Smith' Lehre popularisiert und verbreitet, sondern durch wertvolle Einsichten fortgebildet. ." (Stavenhagen 1969, 96). - ". auf mannigfaltige Weise schon früh zu Ideen beigetragen hat, die man seitdem als wesentlich und bedeutend für die ökonomische Analyse betrachtet. ." (Baumol). - Beiliegend William J. Baumol: Vademecum zu einem frühen Klassiker der ökonomischen Wissenschaft. Jean-Baptiste Say und der "Traité".-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE FREE-MASON'S VOCAL ASSISTANT, AND REGISTER OF THE LODGES OF MASONS IN SOUTH-CAROLINA AND GEORGIA

      Charleston, 1807. Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, red morocco label. Very good. Provenance: Benjamin Donaldson (early signature on titlepage and ink cross-outs of previous owner's inscriptions). This scarce Charleston imprint contains ninety-one Masonic songs in English and forty-eight Masonic songs in French, all of which are substantially indexed. In some cases melodies are provided. Following the numerous loyalty songs and odes is a complete list of the rules and regulations for the associated lodges of South Carolina. Of all known copies, only one, at the Massachusetts Grand Lodge in Boston, retains the usually missing sheet music. Similar Masonic tracts are quite scarce, even more so when relating to southern lodges.

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        [drop-title] The Epistles of Paul to Timothy.

      Among the main translators of the Bible into Cherokee in the 19th century were Samuel A. Worcester, a medical missionary, and the Rev. Stephen Foreman, a Cherokee Presbyterian minister and politician, born in Georgia in 1807, the son of John Anthony Foreman, of Scotch descent, and his Cherokee wife Wattie. He attended Union Theological Seminary in Virginia and Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey. The first complete New Testament in this language came from the press of the American Bible Society with a publication date of 1860, but it seems not to have really been published until 1862. Prior to that the individual books of the N.T. were published separately and at times bound as composite N.T.s or simply as composite Gospels.=> This is the first printing of ANY of the Epistles of Paul in Cherokee, here in Sequoyah's syllabary (generally called the "Cherokee alphabet") and printed at the famous Park Hill mission press.

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        [Plums] Carnation Plum, Wine Sour Plum, Dauphine Plum

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1807. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In good condition. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece: 'Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits'. George Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica' is the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent work as a true work of art. As a retired cabinetmaker, Brookshaw produced his seminal botanical study late in his career, at first publishing it in parts and then as a complete edition in 1812. The fact that this outstanding work took ten years to complete is evident in the quality of its images and the care with which Brookshaw executed each individual picture. 'Pomona Britannica' was produced as a visual record of the best available varieties of fruit in an attempt to encourage gardeners to experiment with growing fruit, and illustrates examples found in the Royal gardens at Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, and the private gardens of the Prince of Wales in Blackheath. 'Pomona Britannica' differs from other botanical works in its dark aquatinted backgrounds and its stylized compositions. By using aquatint to create a contrasting background, Brookshaw manages to produce a truly dramatic effect. His use of stylized composition distinguishes his pictures from the dry scientific illustrations found in other botanical studies and creates an exceptionally beautiful visual experience. 'Pomona Britannica' is not only a didactic study, it is a masterpiece of illustration in which every picture is a testament to the artist's talent and ingenuity. Cf. Dunthorne 50; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.81; cf. Nissen BBI 244; cf. Sandra Raphael Oak Spring Pomona 40a.

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        The Shepherd's Guide

      Edinburgh printed by J Ballantyne and Co, for Archibald Constable 1807. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards rubbed. Wear to extremities. Light foxing first edition Half-calf cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). vi, 338pp.

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        An Abridgment of the Light of Nature Pursued, by Abraham Tucker. Originally Published, in Seven Volumes, Under the Name of Edward Search, Esq

      London: Printed for J. Johnson by T. Bensley, 1807 - 8vo, later green half morocco by Tout, marbled paper sides, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. ? William Hazlitt's third book, an abridgment of the magnum opus of 18th century English philosopher Abraham Tucker (1705-1774), The Life of Nature Pursued, originally published over ten years (1768-78) in seven volumes. ? Esher armorial bookplate on the front paste-down. Contents leaves misbound after page 16 of the text; some foxing; spine slightly faded; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte Generale de la Partie Meridionale de la Nouvelle Hollande appelee Terre d'Anthony van Diemen... par C. F. Beautemps-Beaupre... en 1792 et 1793

      Paris:. 1807.. The entire south coast of Tasmania is beautifully depicted along with inset plans from other voyages of Storm Bay, Marion Bay, Frederick Hendrik Bay, and Tasmania, mostly based on Valentyn. D'Entrecasteaux's maps are strikingly beautiful & accurate - Matthew Flinders commented that they were the finest specimens of marine survey. Double page, approximately 23 3/4 x 33". Chart no. 3 in top right margin, as well as a red number 14. Minor water stain along top edge in margin. Very good condition. Tooley 544. Lower third of Tasmania with expedition route and dates. Couple of restored nicks on center fold. Lower impression mark visible.

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        Versuch über die Bedingung und die Folgen der Volksvermehrung, aus dem Englischen von Dr. F.H. Hegewisch. 2 Theile.

      Altona, J.F. Hammerich, 1807. Contemp. hcalf. Gilt spine, titlelabel in leather (letters worn). Light wear to top of spine and corners. Spine rubbed. Some wear to edges of covers. A stamp on title-page. XVI, 368; VIII, 358, (2) pp. A few leaves in the first quire disbound. Scattered brownspots and a few marginal underlinings on the first 20 leaves.. Rare first German edition of this political and economic classic, which constitutes Malthus' first major publication and his main work, because of which he is considered the father of demography and one of the main sources of inspiration for Darwin and Wallace. It is the first translation of the "Principle on Population" into any language, and it influenced German politics tremendously.The first edition was printed anonymously in London in 1798, and in 1803 the second edition, which, also according to Malthus himself, can be said to constitute a new work, appeared; -the great quarto edition from 1803 is thoroughly revised and much enlarged, the title has been changed and Malthus' name appears on the title-page for the first time, it is on this edition that all the preceding editions are based, and in consequence also the early translations. All the later editions were minor revisions of the second one. In 1806 the third edition appeared, and as soon as 1807 the first German one, which is translated from the revised third edition ("Die gegenwärtige Uebersetzung ist nach der dritten Ausgabe, Oktav, London 1806. Die Quartausgabe ist minder vollständig", Vorwort, p. V). New revisions of the text kept appearing till the sixth edition in 1826. The book, then as now, is considered highly controversial, and it has influenced all demographers ever since, as well as being of immense importance to the study of economic theory and genetic inheritance. "The "Essay" was highly influential in the progress of thought in the early nineteenth-century Europe.... "Parson" Malthus, as Cobbett dubbed him, was for many, a monster and his views were often grossly misinterpreted.... But his influence on social policy, whether for good or evil, was considerable. The Malthusian theory of population came at the right time to harden the existing feeling against the Poor Laws and Malthus was a leading spirit behind the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834." (PMM 251).Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834), called the "enfant terrible" of the economists, was an English demographer, statistician and political economist, who is best known for his groundbreaking views on population growth, presented in his "Essays on the Principle of Population", which is based on his own prediction that population would outrun food supply, causing poverty and starvation. Among other things this caused the legislation, which lowered the population of the poor in England. Malthus actually turned political, economic and social thought upside down with this work, which has caused him to be considered one of the 100 most influential persons in history (Hart, The 100: A Ranking of the most Influential Persons in History, 1978). Of course, he was condemned by Marx and Engels, and opposed by the socialists universally, but the work was of immense impact on not only politics, economics, social sciences etc, but also on natural sciences. "Later in the "Origin of Species" he [Darwin] wrote that the struggle for existence "is the doctrine of Malthus applied with manifold force to the whole animal and vegetable kingdoms; for in this case there can be no artificial increase of food, and no prudential restraint from marriage" [p. 63]. Alfred Russel Wallace, who arrived at a worked-out formulation of the theory of evolution at almost precisely the same time as Darwin, acknowledged that "perhaps the most important book I read was Malthus's "Principles of Population" (My Life, p. 232). Although there were four decennial censuses before Malthus' death, he did not himself analyze the data, although he did influence Lambert Quetelet and Pierre Verhulst, who made precise statistical studies on growth of populations in developed countries and showed how the early exponential growth changed to an S curve." (DSB, IX, p. 69). As Malthus realized that his theories were not satisfactorily presented or sufficiently demonstrated in the first edition from 1798, he travelled for three years through Europe gleaning statistics, and then published the second edition in 1803. Among other places he travelled through Northern Germany, and his detailed diaries of these journeys provided him with some of the evidence necessary for the development of his theory on population growth. The observational information that he gathered on his travels in Europe were crucial to the development of his theories, which also means that the work is of great interest for other European countries, and not only Britain. "In 1819 the Royal Society elected Malthus to a fellowship. He was also a member of the French Institute and the Berlin Academy, and a founding member of the Statistical Society (1834)." (DSB, IX, p. 67). Printing and the Mind of Man 251 (first edition)

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        Platen, behoorende tot het Reglement op de Exercitie en de Manoeuvres der Infanterie, van den Isten Oogstmaand 1791. Naar het Fransch.

      Den Haag, Ter Koninklijke Staats-Drukkerij 1807. - 8°. 106 S. Mit 40 teils mehrfach gef. Tafeln. Moderner Halblederbd. auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. Rückenschild. Tafelband zum Werk " Reglement op de Exercitie en de Manoeuvres der Infanterie, van den Isten Oogstmaand 1791", übersetzt aus dem Französischen von J. van Woestenberg. Beinhaltet: 1. Formation eines Regiments in Schlachtordnung. - 2. Soldatenschule in 3 Abteilungen. - 3. Pelotonschule in 6 lektionen. - 4. Bataillonsschule in 5 Abteilungen. - 5. Die Weiterentwicklung der Frontlinie in 5 Abteilungen. - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, einzelne Tafeln mit Feuchtigkeitsspur und kleinen Einrissen, Titelbl. mit Stempel, insgesamt jedoch ordentliches Exemplar. - Vgl. Lipperheide 2301 (deutsche Ausgabe). Colas, S. 740. Lang nl

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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\'\'. Versand D: 5,90 EUR Militär

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        Trois Duos Pour Violon et Alto. [1r] Livre de Duos pour Violon et Alto. Prix 6 livres. [Parts]

      Imbault [PN 449] [1807-1811], Paris - Rolla was an Italian composer, violinist, and violist. "In 1802, on the death of the Duke of Parma, he was summoned by the impresario Ricci to conduct the La Scala orchestra, where he remained until 1833, directing operas by Mozart, Mayr, Paer, Rossini, Bellini, the young Donizetti and Mercadante. From 1808 to 1835 he was first professor of violin and viola at the newly opened Milan Conservatory. Continuing the northern Italian tradition of Sammartini and others, Rolla was very active in the field of instrumental music. Rolla's compositions, which number some 500 or more, relate to both the Italian instrumental tradition (particularly that of Boccherini) and the Viennese Classical style. In his chamber music Rolla displays his increasing familiarity with Beethoven's music." Antonio Rostagno in Grove Music Online."In his compositions, he elevated the viola, which before had been rarely used as a solo instrument, to a status equal to the violin's; especially his duets for violin and viola enjoyed wide circulation and many reprints." Antje Tumat in MGG2. Violino: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Alto: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Address of original imprint: "Rue St. Honoré No. 125 entre l'Hôtel d'Aligre et la Rue des Poulies. Et Peristile du Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique, Rue Favart No. 461." With overpaste of Mme. Ve. Decombe, Mde. de Musique, Quai de l'Ecole 10. "1r" added to title in ink. Facsimile signature handstamp of Janet et Cotelle to lower right corner of title of Violino part. Numbers "16"-"18" handstamped in red as a header to all pages. Dampstained at upper outer corner. First Edition, later issue. RISM R1991 (no copies in the U.S., not distinguishing among issues). WorldCat (copies at Brigham Young University and the University of Michigan). The address of the original imprint suggests a date between 1807 and 1811 (see Devriès-Lesure I, p. 85). The overpaste dates from 1810-1816; the handstamp of Janet et Cotelle dates from after 1819, when that company took over the business of Decombe (see Devriès-Lesure I, p. 55). The first issue was published in 1795.With:ROLLA, AlessandroTrois Duos Pour Violon et Alto composés. [2e] Livre de Duos pour Violon et Alto. Prix 6 livres. [Parts]. Paris: Imbault [PN 406], [1807-1811]. Violino: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Alto: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-17, 14 pp. Engraved. Address of original imprint: "Rue St. Honoré No. 125 entre l'Hôtel d'Aligre et la Rue des Poulies. Et Peristile du Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique, Rue Favart No. 461." With overpaste of Mme. Ve. Decombe, Mde. de Musique, Quai de l'Ecole 10. "2e" added to title in ink. Facsimile signature handstamp of Janet et Cotelle to lower right corner of title of Violino part. Numbers "19"-"21" handstamped in red as a header to all pages. Corrections to Alto part in ink to compensate for mispagination: direction, "Tournez 3 pages f" at the end of p. 13; final staff of p. 14 (beginning of movement, "Thema con Variationi") added to blank page before p. 15; "Fin" to end of p. 17. Violino part dampstained at upper outer corner, Viola part to lower outer corner. First Edition, later issue. RISM R1992 (6 copies; one in the U.S., at the Library of Congress, not distinguishing among issues). WorldCat (copies at Brigham Young University and the University of Michigan). The first issue was publihsed in 1795.With: ROLLA, AlessandroTrois Divertissements Pour Violon & Alto, Dédiés à son Excellence M. le Duc Visconti Modroni. 6. Livre de Duos de Violon et Alto. Prix 9F. [Parts]. Paris: Janet et Cotelle [PN 1043], [after 1814]. Violino: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Original imprint identifies the publisher as "M[archan]d de Musique du Roi" and gives the address as "Rue St. Honoré No. 125, près celle des Poulies. Et Libraires, Rue Neuve des Petits Champs, No. 17, vis-à-vis le Trésor Royal." With

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        A Tour to Sheeraz, by the Route of Kazroon and Feerozabad; with various remarks on the Manners, Customs, Laws, Language, and Literature of the Persians. To which is added a history of Persia, from the death of Kureem Khan to the. Zund Dynasty.

      London; T Cadell and W Davies 1st U K edition 1807 - 4to, [10 1/2" x 8"], frontispiece of Futih Ulee Shah, 1 plate, a portrait of Shakhnubat, the mistress of Kureem Khan, [v] vi-xiii [iii], [1] 2-329 (verso blank), recent brown half calf over marbled boards, the sides and corners blind ruled, the flat spine divided into six compartments with gilt lines, two lettering pieces, gilt. Frontispiece slightly foxed and offset to title-page with one small chip on fore-edge; smallish tears (without loss) title-page, pp11, 13, 16, and 43; MS correction in early hand pp111; lightish brown stains, mostly in margins, pp273-278; else a very good, sound copy. Waring was a member of the Begal Civil Establishment. He travelled to Persia in 1802-3 and this work, first published in Bombay in 1804, includes one of the first attempts to introduce Persian poetry to the English-speaking world. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A new system of domestic cookery, formed upon principles of economy, and adapted to the use of private families. By a lady

      William Andrews, Boston 1807 - First American edition, 12mo, pp. [6], xx, 296, [2] ads for the second (miniature) edition of Johnson's Dictionary published by Andrews in Boston the same year; bookplate of Roy S. Ritcheycontemporary and likely original half red morocco over marbled boards; scuffed, rubbed and worn, top of spine chipped; binding remains sound. Shaw & Shoemaker 13528; Bitting, p. 410 citing several editions, but not this. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Gooseberries] Early Green Hairy, Child's Golden Lion, Alcock's Duke of York, Lomaxe's Victory, Mill's Champion, Warrington Red, Mill's Langley Green, Eden's Elibore, Hill's Sir Peter Teazle, Woodwards White-Smith, Tillotson's Seedling, Warwickshire Conqueror, Rawlinson's Duke of Bridgewater, Clyton's Britania, Hall's Porcupine, Arrowsmith's Rule of England, Fox's Jolly Smoker

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1807. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In good condition. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece: 'Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits'. George Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica' is the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent work as a true work of art. As a retired cabinetmaker, Brookshaw produced his seminal botanical study late in his career, at first publishing it in parts and then as a complete edition in 1812. The fact that this outstanding work took ten years to complete is evident in the quality of its images and the care with which Brookshaw executed each individual picture. 'Pomona Britannica' was produced as a visual record of the best available varieties of fruit in an attempt to encourage gardeners to experiment with growing fruit, and illustrates examples found in the Royal gardens at Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, and the private gardens of the Prince of Wales in Blackheath. 'Pomona Britannica' differs from other botanical works in its dark aquatinted backgrounds and its stylized compositions. By using aquatint to create a contrasting background, Brookshaw manages to produce a truly dramatic effect. His use of stylized composition distinguishes his pictures from the dry scientific illustrations found in other botanical studies and creates an exceptionally beautiful visual experience. 'Pomona Britannica' is not only a didactic study, it is a masterpiece of illustration in which every picture is a testament to the artist's talent and ingenuity. Cf. Dunthorne 50; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.81; cf. Nissen BBI 244; cf. Sandra Raphael Oak Spring Pomona 40a.

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        Oriental Field Sports being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the wild sports of the East and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the natural history of the elephant, the rhinoceros, the tiger... and other undomesticated animals..

      London: Edward Orme, 1807. Oblong folio. (18 3/8 x 23 inches). Pictorial title rendered in stencil, printed title leaf, dedication leaf, preface on pp. i-ii, 150 pp., plus plate list. 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Howitt. Early half maroon straight-grained morocco over pebbled cloth boards, spine in seven compartments with semi-raised bands, decorative roll tools in gilt on each band, lettered direct in the second and fourth compartments First edition of the finest book ever published on Indian sport and one of the great colour-plate books of the period. Williamson served in a British regiment in Bengal and was an avid sportsman while there. After being recalled to England, "Williamson's knowledge of wild life and Oriental sports had come to the notice of the Orme family" (Rohatgi & Parlett). The Orme's contracted with celebrated painter Samuel Howitt to prepare finished watercolours based on Williamson's original sketches during his time in India, and published the work, originally in 20 parts, between 1805 and 1807. The result was "the most beautiful book on Indian sport in existence" (Schwerdt). The work, however, is not merely a sporting book. As Williamson writes in the Preface, the work "is offered to the public as depicting the Manners, Customs, Scenery, and Costume of a territory now intimately blended with the British Empire, and of such importance to its welfare, as to annex a certain degree of consequence to every publications, that either exhibits, or professes to impart, a knowledge of whatever may hitherto have been concealed, or that remains unfolded to our view." The plates, engraved by H. Merke or J. and Vivares Hamble, display the best of early 19th century colour aquatint. Howitt and Williamson's images are vivid depictions of both the chase and the Indian scenery. Of particular note are the four plates treating elephants, described by Williamson as possessing "the energy of the horse, the sagacity of the dog, and a large portion of the monkey's cunning." The eleven plates devoted to the tiger are each riveting. The work was published to great acclaim. An 1807 issue of The Monthly Review declared: "Much entertainment for the eye, and much information for the mind will be found in this very splendid volume." The Review continues by lamenting the high cost of the work: "Twenty guineas may be a trifle in Nabob's pocket: but Nabobs are not numerous in England; and we should suppose that the sale of such a work as this cannot be very widely diffused." This no doubt contributed to the work's present-day rarity. This copy is an early issue, with pre-publication watermarks and Tooley's first state of plate XXXI (with the plate captioned "Hunting Jackalls"). The early issues of the work, generally subscriber's copies, are bound from the original parts and contain "the finest impressions of the plates" (Tooley). Subsequent editions, i.e. the second edition of 1808 and the quarto edition of 1819, are considered by Tooley as "inferior." Abbey Travel II, 427; Mellon, Books on the Horse and Horsemanship 88; Nissen ZBI 4416; Rohatgi & Parlett, pp. 252-254; Schwerdt II, 297; Tooley 508; India Observed 93.

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        Thoughts on the Effects of the British Government of the State of India: Accompanied with Hints Concerning the Means of Conveying Civil and Religious Instruction to the Natives of That Country

      Edinburgh, Printed at the University Press, 1807-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. vi, 294 pages 23 cm. Bound in modern full leather. Gilt lettering on red Moroccan leather spine label. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages with tanning. Provence: Copy of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. BMC. William Tennant was the chaplain for the East Indian Company. His treatise gives a great comparison of Europe history and government to that of the Mogul Empire and the various princes prior to British colonization. He attempts to show how British customs can work in India, based on historical and personal observations, to prevent a future uprising in protest against British rule. The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) was the first American Christian missionary organization. It was created in 1810 by recent graduates of Williams College. In the 19th century it was the largest and most important of American missionary organizations.

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        The Bakerian Lecture, on some Chemical Agencies of Electricity. [offprint:] from the Philosophical Transactions.

      London, W. Bulmer, 1807 - 4to (252 x 193 mm), pp [ii] 56, with one engraved plate; title a little spotted, some occasional spotting to text, inscribed by Davy 'from the Author' on title, a good copy in plain wrappers. £4000First edition, presentation copy of the rare offprint issue of Davy's important paper on electrolysis. 'In 1806 Davy was able to return to electrochemistry, and in November of that year it formed the subject of the Bakerian Lecture, which he delivered before the Royal Society. The first part of the lecture was concerned with the decomposition of water on electrolysis. Davy established that when pure water, redistilled in silver apparatus, was electrolyzed in gold or agate vessels in an atmosphere of hydrogen (so that nitrogen could not combine with the nascent hydrogen or oxygen), it was decomposed into oxygen and hydrogen only.'. Nobody had reasoned and experimented with a clarity approaching this. Davy then proceeded to discuss the use of electrolysis as a method of chemical analysis and the transport of substances during electrolysis, and to propose an electrical theory of chemical affinity. Davy found that the electrical condition of a substance can modify its chemical properties; negatively electrified zinc is inert, and positively electrified silver is reactive. This, and that an electric current decomposed compounds, led Davy to propose that chemical affinity is electrical' (DSB). These experiments led Davy to discover sodium and potassium the following year, and in the year after barium, calcium and boron.This lecture was read on November 20, 1806.Source book in chemistry p 243; Sparrow 52; Wheeler Gift 2511OCLC records Huntington, Yale, Buffalo, Smithsonian, Harvard, Chicago, and Dartmouth

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        Merklicher Einfluß Portugiesischer und Spanischer Juden, Chaldäer und Hebräer, in Begleitung phönizischer Seefahrer, auf den Anbau Hibernienes und des langen Strichs der schottischen Matroseninseln auf die feinere Bildung des Barden Ossian, und auf die älteste, ursprünglich sehr fromme, ächt - schottische Freymaurerey. (Mit dem Vortitel:) Einfluß frommer Juden und ihrer Harfe auf den Geist roher Nationen, insonderheit auf Ossians Bardenlieder, den Matrosengesang und die zum Schöpfer den Geist emporhebende Schottische Freymaurerey.

      Leipzig, Crusius 1807.XIV, 452 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. ADB XXXIX, 597; Kloss 1965b; Wolfstieg 35733: "Selten". - Gering berieben. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Sixteen Scenes taken from The Miseries of Human Life By one of THE Wretched. [On cover label: "Engravings to Illustrate the Miseries of Human Life."]

      London: William Miller, 1807. First edition. Hardcover. Paper pastedown. . Very Good Minus. Oblong, 18.5 by 21.5 cm. Hand-colored engraved title, followed by 16 hand-colored plates, one of which is folding. Based on the Reverend James Beresford?'s ?"The Miseries of Human Life?", published in 1806 by Miller. (The same work inspired publisher Rudolph Ackermann and artist Thomas Rowlandson as well.) Each plate accompanied by a facing letterpress page of description. Abbey 259. WIth original boards and printed label. Dampstain covering much of label and touching on the surrounding board paper pastedown, which has a moderate amount of other soiling too. The dampstain is heavy for small area of label, but none of the type is unreadable. Also a small finger-scrape hole of the label, again not affecting its content materially. A few light stains and finger smudges of the interior leaves, but overall these come off as crisp and clean.

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        Geschichte der Kreuzzüge (7 in 8 Bände)

      Leipzig, Curtius bzw. Vogel, 1807/32. - nach morgenländischen und abendländischen Berichten. Mit 2 gefalteten Karten, zusammen über 4500 Seiten, Halblederbände der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild, 21 x 13 cm, Einbände etwas berieben, Stempel auf den Titelblättern, innen teils etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. „Unter den deutschen Historikern war Wilken der erste, der in der Geschichtsschreibung der Kreuzzüge auch auf Urkunden und Berichte in arabischer Sprache zurückgriff und der diese in seinen Werken übersetzte, interpretierte und ganz oder auszugsweise nachdrucken ließ. Wegen des reichhaltigen Quellenmaterials ist sein Werk, obwohl in der Interpretation von der modernen Geschichtswissenschaft weitgehend aufgearbeitet, bis heute ein brauchbarer Stützpfeiler in der Erforschung der Kreuzzüge geblieben". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        The Trial of Col. Aaron Burr on an Indictment for Treason. Volume 1.

      Westcott & Co.. Hardcover. Washington, 1807. Volume 1 of three, bound with the first 106 pages of Vol. II. [2], 147, 11, [1], 106- pp. Contemporary calf with morocco label on spine. Front board detached, rear board nearly detached, contents generally sound with some pencil marks on endpapers and rear pastedown, contemporary ownership marks from 1820 on top of title page. No title page present for second volume. Contents generally very good with normal tanning and some brittleness. An exceedingly scarce title on Burr. No complete set has appeared at auction over the last thirty years. Howes B1013, Sabin 9433, Shaw & Shoemaker 13732. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Fair. 1807. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Systematisches Handbuch der Geburtshülfe für Geburtshelfer, Aerzte und Wundärzte Nach neuen Ansichten bearbeitet. Mit einem Kupfer

      Bei T. E. Hienrichs, Leipzig 1807 - 8°, Pbd. der Zeit mit dunklem Rückenschildchen, dieses mit goldener Beschriftung, unten ein papiermärkchen mit handschriftl. Nummer aus der Zeit, marmorierte, schwere Buchdeckel. Rücken oben etwas berieben, Goldfarbe kräftig. Am Schmutzblatt innen mit Tinte eine kleine Nummer. Mit alter Tinte Besitzvermerk unten. Diese Tinte hat einen bräunlichen Fleck rund um den Namenszug gebildet. VI + 420 + X Seiten. Auf den ersten 4 Blättern ein ganz kleiner Papierverlust (1 cm) im oberen Eck. Innen fleckenlos, keine Stockflecken, mit dem angegebenen, faltbaren Kupferblatt (2 Geburtszangen). Dr. Jörg war praktischer Arzt, Geburtshelfer und Privatdozent zu Leipzig. Ein höchst selten angebotenen Buch in einem wirklich erstaunlich gutem Zustand 420 S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH & Co.KG]
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        KANKAI IBUN [Exotic tales from overseas traveling].

      [Japan]. 1807. - Approximately 842pp., illustrated with a three-page map of the return journey and eighty-eight hand-colored drawings in pen and ink (five double- page). Fifteen volumes (of sixteen, lacking volume fourteen). Japanese language, on rice paper. Original blue wrappers, paper labels. Some wear and rubbing to covers. Very good. An early Japanese manuscript set of the KANKAI IBUN, the extraordinary tale of Japanese shipwrecked sailors from the Wakimiya-maru, and their journey from 1792 to 1804, documenting their time in the Aleutians and in Siberia and their journey to the Court of the Tsar in St Petersburg. Rescued by agents of the Russian American Company, the sailors travelled in Russian Asia, and some of them were brought to St. Petersburg and the court of the Tsar. They were returned to Japan by the voyage of Krusenstern in 1803-6, and this manuscript also gives an important account of that voyage. In December 1793 the ship Vakamia-Maru sailed from Edo, Japan, with a cargo of wood and rice, and a crew of seventeen. A storm in the Pacific damaged the ship and eventually wrecked the crew in the Aleutian Islands. All but one of the crew managed to survive over a ten month period, when they were found by the agents of the Russian American Company and taken to Okhotsk. The Japanese sailors spent eight years in Irkutsk, before four of them went on to Saint Petersburg. There they came to the attention of the Tsar Alexander I, and visited his court. At that time Japan was still closed to Russia and most other European countries, and the Japanese sailors would have been as exotic to the Russians as the life of the court was to them. While there they saw many remarkable things, including the first Russian hot air balloon ascension in 1803. They remained in Saint Petersburg for over a year, when they were sent on Krusenstern's famous voyage into the Pacific - the first Russian circumnavigation - arriving back in Japan in 1805, after visiting various Pacific islands, including Hawaii. Krusenstern's voyage, one of the principal objectives of which was the establishment of diplomatic ties between Russia and Japan, was made under the patronage of Tsar Alexander I and Nikolai Rezanov, Russia's first envoy to Japan, who sailed on the expedition with his diplomatic mission. The two ships on this expedition, once they had rounded Cape Horn from the Atlantic, took slightly different routes across the Pacific: both visited the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), but the Nadezhda (under Krusenstern, and with the Japanese on board) also visited the Marquesas, while the Neva (under Lisianski) visited Easter Island. The ships arrived in Japan in 1804, but the Japanese passengers did not disembark until early the next year. On their arrival home, the Japanese seamen were closely interrogated by authorities before being released. Their account was a rare, astonishing (and probably threatening) glimpse of the outside world, at a time when Japan was still to a large extent in cultural isolation. They were not treated well, and were considered almost treasonous; one tried to commit suicide. But their story was of great interest. The scholars Otsuki and Shimura recorded the story in an illustrated manuscript, which became a work of great fascination to Japanese readers. It circulated in manuscript throughout the nineteenth century, but remained effectively a 'clandestine' work until it was ultimately printed and published in 1899. The present manuscript dates from about 1807. KANKAI IBUN gives a vivid visual record of the Japanese men's experiences in Russia and the Pacific. The illustrations cover the journey across the cold wastes of the Russian Arctic (ethnographic and topographical scenes, and depictions of animals, beginning in the Aleutians), kayaks and Inuits, and life in St Petersburg: a visit to the St Petersburg Kunstkammer with a splendid double-page depiction of the giant globe there, the centre of the world's largest planetarium at the time, palaces, a fa

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Naturgeschichte der Stubenthiere oder Anleitung zur Kenntniß, Wartung und zum Fang derjenigen in - und ausländischen Vögel, welche man in der Stube halten kann. Erster Band: Die Stubenvögel. - Zweiter Band: Stuben - Säugethiere, Amphibien, Fische, Insecten und Würmer.

      Gotha, Ettinger 1807 (Bd. 2) und 1812.2 Bände. Dritte vermehrte und verb. Auflage. Mit gest. Titel mit kolor. Vign. (Bd. 2; ein rauchendes Äffchen!) und gest. kolor. Titelvignette (Bd. 1). Mit 15 kolor. Kupfern mit Vogeldarstellungen zu Bd. 1. XXVI, 764 S., 1 gefalt. Tabelle; XIV, 368 S. Marmorierte Pappbde. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Lindner 117.03; Nissen 83; Wood 227: " Famous treatise on cage - birds". - Komplett mit Reihentitel und den gest. Titel relativ selten; der 2. Band, der eine unillustierte und auch etwas unambitionierte Fortsetzung zu den erfolgreichen "Vögeln" darstellt, uniform gebunden und so nicht häufig anzutreffen. - Gering berieben, tls. etwas stockfleckig. Die hübschen Tafeln sauber und in schönem Kolorit! Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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        \"Gegend am Schlier-See\". Blick vom Ufer über den See, im Vordergrund Sennerin mit Korb auf dem Kopf, einem Hund und mehreren Kühen, links ein Hohlweg mit einem Wanderer.

       Kreidelithographie von Simon Warnberger, 1807, 21 x 30,5 cm. Winkler 903, 12; Lentner 10403: \"Sehr seltene Incunabel der Lithographie\". - Mit ca. 30 mm Rand, kleines Rostfleckchen, sonst wohl erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Ansichten, Inkunabel, Oberbayern

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Bardus Hercyniae poema.

      - Bardus Hercyniae poema (.) A Francisco Bottazzi epicis latinis interpretatum. Milan, "Per Cairum et socium", 1807, in-folio, maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné d'urnes et de fleurons en losange, chaînette et filet en encadrement sur les plats, grecque int., tr. dorées (rel. de l'ép.), 72 pp. (CN34) Magnifique édition typographique de la traduction latine, par Francesco Bottazzi, du "Bardo della selva nera", poème de Vincenzo Monti célébrant la gloire de Napoléon Ier. L'édition italienne a paru en 1806. Le poème se veut une imitation des oeuvres d'Ossian, qui fut, le "poète de chevet" de l'Empereur. Cette version latine, rigoureuse et lapidaire jusque dans sa typographie, ajoute au caractère officiel de cet hommage poétique (et politique). La dédicace du traducteur vaut le détour : "Magno Napoleoni gallorum imperatori semper augusto Italiae regi." Se déroulant sur quatre pages, elle est un modèle de rhétorique et de flatterie, voire d'opportunisme. Superbe exemplaire, sur grand papier vergé, dans une reliure "Directoire" de qualité.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Jean-Etienne Huret]
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