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        Die fünf politischen Jahrhunderte der Republik Luzern, in einer flüchtigen historischen Skizze, mit passenden Benennungen, entworfen 1808. Eine Vorlesung

      Johann Martin Anich [Gedruckt bey Xaver Meyer], Luzern 1808 - First edition. [iv], 67, [1] pp. 1 vols. 16mo. Uncommon work by the Balthasar, historian of Luzern, on the five centuries of the city's history: the "century of freedom," the "military and historical century," the "century of religion,", the "philanthropic century", and the "unfortunate century" RLIN lists only the copy in the Swiss National Library Contemporary marbled boards. Bookplate. Minor foxing, else fine [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Manuel de l'ingénieur du cadastre. Précédé d'un Traité de trigonométrie rectiligne, par A. A. L. Reynaud, et des instructions publiées pour l'exécution des arpentages parcellaires, approuvées par le Ministre des Finances

      À Paris, de l'imprimerie impériale, 1808, in-4, [2]-XXXVI-LXVI-213-[4] pages, 2 tableaux dépliants, 11 planches sur 10 feuilles, basane racinée tabac de l'époque, dos lisse et fleuronné, pièce de titre rouge, tranches marbrées, Édition originale, bien compète de ses 11 planches gravées en taille-douce, donnant des exemples de tracés de trigonométrie rectiligne, sphérique, géodésie, et de topographie, des exemples de cartes ; sur une planche est représenté un graphomètre. 3 tableaux, dont 2 dépliants hors texte, contenant les différents cas que présente la résolution des triangles sphériques rectangles et quelconques, ainsi que les rapports décimaux des diverses échelles adoptées pour les tableaux généraux d'assemblage et les plans de développement du territoire des communes. L'ouvrage contient également des modèles de registres pour la triangulation des communes, à l'attention des géomètres du cadastre, des exemples de cahiers pour le calcul des plans et des propriétés adressés à l'ingénieur-vérificateur, avec un modèle de tableau indicatif des propriétaires, des propriétés et de leurs contenances. Coiffe supérieure arasée et légers accrocs sur les plats. Néanmoins, agréable exemplaire en reliure d'époque. Quérard VII, 255.

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        Manuel des amphitryons; contenant un traité de la dissection des viandes à table, la nomenclature des menus les plus nouveaux pour chaque saison, et des élémens de politesse gourmande. Ouvrage indispensable à tous ceux qui sont jaloux de faire bonne chère, et de la faire faire aux autres.

      

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        THE TWO PRINCIPLE ARGUMENTS OF WILLIAM WIRT, ESQUIRE, ON THE TRIAL OF AARON BURR, FOR HIGH TREASON, AND ON THE MOTION TO COMMIT AARON BURR AND OTHERS, FOR TRIAL IN KENTUCKY

      The Press of Samuel Pleasants, Richmond 1808 - 16mo. The arguments presented by Wirt in the trial of Aaron Burr, in which he was the assistant in the prosecution. Wirt's reputation was enhanced by his participation and he was elected to the House of Delegates around the time of this publication. He was ultimately to become Attorney General of the United States. The Streeter copy had a frontispiece portrait not always present [Howes W587], and which is not present in this copy. Otherwise, collates correctly against the Streeter copy: "Leaf of title, verso blank; leaf of Advertisement, verso blank, 103 p. verso blank, 104-221 (even numbers on recto) [Streeter 1693]. ~A presentable copy in contemporary calf with loss to the bottom of the spine. The is minor loss to the top edge of the title page not affecting the text. New endpapers. (Howes W587; Sabin 104883; Shaw & Shoemaker 16753; Streeter 16753). Good binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SIX 18th CENTURY CHILDREN'S BOOKS BOUND TOGETHER: JEMIMA PLACID; GOODY TWO SHOES; LITTLE GOODY GOOSECAP; PERAMBULATIONS OF A MOUSE; THE CRIES OF LONDON; A COLLECTION OF RIDDLES, CHARADES, REBUSSES.

      London (5), York (1), various publishers, all pre circa 1808. 5 London printings, Goody Goosecap in York, all circa 120 x 80 mm, 4 7 / 8 x 3 inches. [KILNER, Mary Ann]. JEMIMA PLACID, or, The Advantage of Good - Nature. Printed & sold by John Marshall, No.140, Fleet St., circa 1808 (Fleet St. address from circa 1805). THIRD EDITION inscribed 1808, 12mo, frontispiece and 28 text woodcuts, pages: (iii) - vii, (1), 9 - 91, (1). Frontispiece and a few cuts water coloured quite neatly by little owner, a few lower margins and a few fore - edges trimmed, loss of last line on H2, occasionally shaving last line of text or frame to a cut, no loss of legibility, 1 or 2 signature letters missing, tiny chip to margin of G6. Osborne, II, 904 (first ed. of 1783). THE HISTORY OF GOODY TWO SHOES with the Means of Acquiring Learning, Wisdom, and Riches. Printed & sold by Darton & Harvey, No.55 Gracechurch St., 1806. 12mo, frontispiece and 29 text woodcuts, pages: (2), 84. Title page is a good hand inked FACSIMILE on old paper, the frontispiece and 26 cuts are quite neatly water coloured, a few seem to have been done quite recently, small closed tear to margin of E4, neatly repaired. The Dartons, page 114, G394 (8), D & H's first ed appeared in 1793. TOBY TEACHEM. THE ENTERTAINING HISTORY OF LITTLE GOODY GOOSECAP. Containing a Variety of Adventures calculated to Amuse and Instruct. Adorned with Cut by Bewick. Printed by & for T. Wilson & R. Spence, 1803. 12mo, LACKING FRONTISPIECE, present are 32 text woodcuts, pages: 82 including title page. 13 woodcuts water coloured quite neatly by little owner, a couple of small closed tears from fore - edge into text of final leaf, neatly repaired, all legible, a few blocks rather worn. Osborne II, 949. [KILNER, Dorothy]. THE LIFE AND PERAMBULATION OF A MOUSE. In 2 Volumes. Printed & sold by John Marshall, No. 4 Aldermary Church Yard in Bow Lane & No. 17, Queen St., Cheapside, circa 1790. 12mo, Volume I, frontispiece, engraved title page with vignette and 25 half page woodcuts, pages: xii, (13) - 91, (1). Title vignette and 2 woodcuts with some hand colouring by previous owner, half of C3 untidily torn out, badly damaging 1 woodcut, tiny chip to edge of A6 and E5, slight brown staining to inner edge of D1 - E4, some blocks rather worn Volume II, frontispiece, engraved title page with vignette, and 14 half page woodcuts, pages: viii, (9) - 73, (1), no adverts. Title vignette hand coloured, a few fore - edge margins slightly trimmed, some blocks rather worn. Oppenheimer 1464 seems to be our edition; see also Osborne II, 273. TICKLECHEEK, Timothy. THE CRIES OF LONDON displaying the manners, customs & characters, of various people who traverse London streets with articles to sell, ... Vol. 3 of the Youth's Pocket Library. J. Fairburn, 1797. 12mo, engraved title page, frontispiece and 12 very good plates for 13 trades, pages: 54. A few margins very lightly soiled, Fat Goose plate has some very pale red staining (see image), tiny closed tear to top edge of page 33. ESTC N31874. A copy in the Osborne Collection, not listed in the catalogue. PUZZLEWELL, Peter. A CHOICE COLLECTION OF RIDDLES, CHARADES, REBUSSES, &c. chiefly original. Printed by Emilia Rider for E. Newbery, 1800. THIRD EDITION (?) 12mo, engraved frontispiece, pages: iv, (1) - 103. Some upper margins trimmed shaving 1 or 2 page numbers, small pale ink smudge on pages 3, 6 and 92, no loss, very slight pale foxing to a couple of pages, otherwise clean, last 4 leaves slightly worn at lower edge, final leaf reinserted neatly, wear to edges neatly repaired. Roscoe J311(5), not examined by Roscoe as the BL copy was destroyed. Bound in half calf, marbled boards, gilt rules and gilt spine title "Tracts". Hinges cracked, spine crudely relaid with non - matching leather showing at hinges, slightly worn at head and tail of spine, light vertical crack to covers, corners slightly worn, name and date 1867 to front pastedown. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        All Impressments Unlawful and Inadmissible

      1808 - A Contemporary Response to the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair [Impressment]. [United States]. All Impressments Unlawful and Inadmissible. Boston: Published and Sold by William Pelham, [c. 1808]. 12 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in self wrappers, untrimmed edges. Light browning, light soiling to exterior, a few minor stains, upper corner lacking from margin of final leaf, two small holes to final leaf with negligible loss to text, no loss to legibility. $500. * One of two issues, both printed c. 1808. This pamphlet addresses the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair, a naval engagement off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia between the HMS Leopard and USS Chesapeake. The Leopard pursued, attacked and boarded the Chesapeake to capture four deserters from the Royal Navy. This incident created an uproar among Americans and was one of the incidents that led to the War of 1812. The main part of this pamphlet is a letter from extracted from then Secretary of State James Madison to James Monroe, minister to Great Britain. The creation of this pamphlet is attributed in some sources to Tench Coxe. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 7308. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tableaux de la nature, ou considerations sur les déserts, sur la physionomie des végétaux, et sur les cataractes de l'Orénoque . traduits de l'allemand, par J.B.B. Eyriès.

      Paris, Chez F. Schoell, 1808. - 2 volumes. 12°, contemporary French acid-stained calf (light wear), covers with gilt floral roll-tooled border, flat spines gilt with red and green lettering pieces, gilt letter (four pinpoint wormholes at head of spine on volume II), marbled endleaves and edges. Occasional slight browning and spotting. Overall an attractively bound set, in very good to fine condition. Contemporary signature on half-titles ("Jean J. Ruiz"?). (2 ll.), x, 240 pp.; (2 ll.), 240 pp. *** First edition in French of Humboldt's Ansichten der Natur, published earlier the same year in Tübingen. Volume I has a divisional title on p. (3): "Considérations sur les steppes et les déserts". Volume II has a divisional title on p. (1): "Idées sur la physionomie des végétaux". The descriptions, which range from deserts to volcanoes to botany, combine rigorous science with Humboldt's emotional and esthetic responses to nature.From 1799 to 1804, under Spanish auspices, the Prussian Alexander von Humboldt (Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt, 1769-1859) and the Frenchman Aimé Bonpland traveled extensively in Latin America. Starting at Cumaná in Venezuela, they explored the course of the Orinoco River, traveling some 2,000 miles before returning to the Caribbean to spend some months in Cuba. Then they set out from Cartagena up the Magdalena River, across the Cordillera to Quito, Lima, and Callao via the headwaters of the Amazon. Finally they spent a year in Mexico before returning to Europe. The description of their scientific discoveries, published in more than thirty folio- and quarto-size volumes from 1805 to 1834, made major contributions to botany, physical geography, meteorology, and more. The translator of this work, Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès (1767-1846), was a geographer in his own right.*** Sabin 33704. On Humboldt, see Howgego I, 527-9 (H120-H122); II, 293-4 (H37); and McNeil and Deas, Europeans in Latin America: Humboldt to Hudson, pp. 5-7. NUC: DLC, PU, NIC, NN, MiU, CU-B. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité du rhumatisme chronique, sous la modification qu'il reçoit de l'atmosphère et des circonstances locales de la ville de Lyon

      Lyon, Reymann, 1808, in-8, de (8), 238 pages, demi-basane marron de l'époque, Première édition. Pierre Rodamel étudie les différences qui existent entre le rhumatisme qui saisit les habitants de Lyon des personnes qui habitent en d'autres lieux, puis il analyse en détails tous les rhumatisme en fonction de la localisation physique. Mais surtout, le livre est précédé d'un "Discours sur la nécessité de l'étude la plus approfondie des signes", un "Discours sur la séméiotique", c'est à dire une apologie de la Clinique et du clinicien en tant qu'ils forment le fondement de l'art et de la science médicale, postulat d'une assez grande modernité. Bon exemplaire à l'intérieur propre

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        Opere.

      dalla Societ? Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1808. 13 volumi in-8? (cm. 20,2), legature coeve in m. pelle verde con titolo in oro su tasselli, sobrie decorazioni in oro ai dorsi, piatti marmorizzati, tagli gialli; completo delle 35 tavole illustrative in rame f.t. (di cui una di ritratto in antiporta, le altre di diagrammi, tavole matematiche, compasso geometrico, tavole astronomiche). Prima edizione delle opere in ottavo. ?La pi? compiuta edizione delle opere del Galilei. La prefazione ? di Robustiano Gironi. Le figure vi son per la prima volta incise in rame dal Sig. Bordiga, oltre la lettera a Madama Cristina e le considerazioni del Tasso, vi sono aggiunte altre rarissime operette? [Bibliografia Classici 94]. cfr. Riccardi I, 25. Superbo esemplare.

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        Die fünf politischen Jahrhunderte der Republik Luzern, in einer flüchtigen historischen Skizze, mit passenden Benennungen, entworfen 1808. Eine Vorlesung

      Luzern: Johann Martin Anich [Gedruckt bey Xaver Meyer], 1808. First edition. [iv], 67, [1] pp. 1 vols. 16mo. Contemporary marbled boards. Bookplate. Minor foxing, else fine. First edition. [iv], 67, [1] pp. 1 vols. 16mo. Uncommon work by the Balthasar, historian of Luzern, on the five centuries of the city's history: the "century of freedom," the "military and historical century," the "century of religion,", the "philanthropic century", and the "unfortunate century" RLIN lists only the copy in the Swiss National Library

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        Howitt's angler's manual; or concise lessons of experience

      Which the proficient in delightful recreation of angling will not despise, and the learner will find the advantage of practising; containing useful instruction on every approved method of angling, and particularly on the management of the hand and rod in each method; embellished with twelve plates, of fish, fishing, baits, and tackle. Liverpool : F.G. Harris for Samuel Bagster, 1808. First edition. Oblong octavo, full contemporary tree calf, spine label with contrasting title label lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles, front hinge cracked, pp 28; illustrated with twelve plates, all signed in the plate by Howitt; contents clean; housed in a modern buckram portfolio with leather label lettered in gilt. Scarce. Westwood & Satchell, p.10 "The etchings good, the text trivial". Samuel Howitt (1756/57-1822) was an English painter and illustrator. Howitt worked widely in oil, watercolours and engravings and his work was widely published.

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        Preghiere recitate, e cantate nel Tempio degli Ebrei di Livorno il di 15. Agosto 1808. Ricorrendo il faustissimo giorno natalizio di S. M. I., e R. l'Augustissimo Napoleone I, Imperatore de'Francesi, Re d'Italia, e Protettore della Confederazione del Reno. 5568 al computo Ebraico [with facing title in Hebrew]

      17, 6 pp. Large 4to, fine cont. red sheep (small portion of spine with defect), sides panelled in gilt, flat spine gilt, a.e.g. Livorno: Pei Masi e Sahadun, 1808. First edition. A very rare collection of poems, benedictions, and prayers, printed in Hebrew with Italian translations on facing pages, celebrating the birthday of Napoleon prepared by the Jewish community of Livorno, the wealthy seaport city of Tuscany. Jews first came to Livorno in 1583 and, from the beginning, enjoyed extensive rights and privileges, including complete jurisdiction both in civil and in criminal cases. The Jewish court was abolished in 1808 when Tuscany was incorporated into the French empire. In spite of this temporary abrogation, the Jews of Livorno never suffered from persecutions nor restrictions until the 20th century. One of the texts was translated by Jacob Nunes-Vais, "Primo Rabino dell'Università." This is a most unusual and handsome book, well printed on thick paper and finely bound. WorldCat locates only the ICU copy.

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        Crim. Con. 10,000[pounds] Damages. Smeeton's Edition of the Trial between The Right Hon. Lord Borringdon and Sir A. Paget, K.B. for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife . . . Before W. Burchall, Esq. and a Special Jury [etc.]. Cohn 85

      London: Published by G. Smeeton, 18, James Street, Long Acre, 1808. Later cloth, gilt lettered, some foxing, but sound, with the frontispiece--"A Scene in Kensington Garden"-- possibly partly George Cruikshank's work Conjecturally Sir Walter Scott's copy ["Walter Scott His Book / July 29 1808"] of a rare account of a "considerable scandal", Paget having eloped with Borringdon's wife, whom Paget then married two days after her divorce; one copy in OCLC

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        Sargino ossia L'allievo dell' Amore. Dramma eroicomico in due Atti... Ridotto per il Pianoforte. Sargin, eine Heroisch-komische Oper in zwei Aufzügen... Klavierauszug... Pr. 5 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 642], 1808. First Edition, probable second issue. Eitner VII, p. 279. Grove Music Online. OCLC nos. 630753670, 884448984. Sargino, to a libretto by Giuseppe Maria Foppa, was first performed at the Hoftheater in Dresden on May 26, 1803. "After a short time in Prague in 1801, Paer accepted the post of court Kapellmeister in Dresden, where for the court theatre he wrote in successive years three of his most important works: I fuorusciti (1802), Sargino (1803) and Leonora (1804)... Sargino has a mock-heroic flavour, emphasizing comic elements over serious ones and giving buffo characters roles at least as weighty as those of the hero and heroine... [Paer] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Contemporary red morocco-backed textured paper boards with spine in decorative compartments gilt, orange title label gilt. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [i]-viii (libretto in German), 178 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German. Oval handstamp with crown and initials "F.N." to front free endpaper, title, and page 1; "Sect. 1 No 56" in red in a contemporary hand to front free endpaper and title; contemporary signature ("Amélie") in black to upper margin of front free endpaper. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Occasional light foxing, heavier to some leaves; margins cropped, just touching pagination in some cases and one letter of title on cast list; final signatures very lightly stained at upper margins.

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        VII. Conventus ad B. Virginem de Candelariis. Egenburgi, In Inferiori Austria. Kupferstich v. F. L. Schmitner aus Placidus Herzog "Cosmographia Austriaco - Franciscana" Köln 1740, 14,5 x 18 cm (auf vollem Textblatt 32 x 20 cm)

      - Nebehay-W. 251 / 7.- Selten.- Zeigt die 1808 bei einem Stadtbrand zerstörte Klosteranlage der Franziskaner (1833 von den Redemptoristen wieder aufgebaut).

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        The proceedings of a General Court Martial, held at Chelsea Hospital, on Thursday, January 28, 1808, and continued, by adjournment, till Tuesday, March 15, for the trial of Lieut. Gen. Whitelocke, late Commander-in-Chief of the forces in South America. Taken in Short-hand by Mr. Gurney. With the defence, copied from the original, by permission of General Whitelocke; also all the documents produced on the trial. Vol.I. [ - Vol.II].

      London: printed for J.C. Mottley Portsmouth; published by Longman &c. 1808 - Two vols., 8vo., two folding engraved maps, (8) + 438 + xxxix + (1) and (8) + 439-830pp., contemporary half calf over marbled boards, skilfully rebacked and labelled. A very good copy. First edition. General Whitelocke's court-martial was the inevitable consequence of his enormous and disastrous ill-judged, and ill-directed, campaign against Spanish forces in Buenos Aires and the Plate region of South America in May - July 1807. 'Whitelocke returned to England on 7 November 1807, and in January 1808 he was court-martialled at Chelsea. . The court martial took seven weeks, and Whitelocke faced four charges covering poor diplomacy, military incompetence, and negotiation of a shameful surrender, each barely relevant to what had happened. He was found guilty and was cashiered. His fault lay in taking on a task beyond his capacity, for which those who appointed him should have shared the blame'. [John D. Grainger in ODNB]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The dramatic mirror: containing the history of the stage, from the earliest period to the present time : including a biographical and critical account of all the dramatic writers, from 1600; and also of the most distinguished performers, from the days of Shakspeare to 1807: and a history of the country theatres, in England, Ireland, and Scotland. Embellished with seventeen elegant engravings. By Thomas Gilliland, .

      London: Printed for C. Chapple, Pall Mall, by B. McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden, Printer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, 1808. First Edition. Paper-covered boards. Fine. First Edition. Complete in two volumes, paginated (somewhat irregularly) continuously. 12mo; xii, 622, 629-630; [3], 625-1048pp, with 17 engraved plates (conforming to directions to the binder, for placing the plates), comprising 4 views of theaters and 13 portraits. Dedicated to the Prince of Wales, later George IV. Recently rebound, in the style of the original, in pale blue paper-covered boards with cream-colored spine and title and volume paper lettering pieces; all edges speckled red. Internally, virtually perfect, the binding tight, straight and square, the pages and plates clean and crisp with the exception of the author's portrait in vol. 1, which is lightly foxed. A Very Fine example of a rare set. OCLC Number: 82435547. Little is known of Gilliland's life or career. But intriguingly, according to the ODNB, "Gilliland clearly made himself enemies." His major work, A Dramatic Synopsis, was significantly expanded and republished as The Dramatic Mirror, dated 1808 on the title-page, "but [it] may have appeared in 1807. . . . it contained a history of the stage, with accounts of actors from the time of Shakespeare onwards, and of playwrights from 1660. It was dedicated to the prince of Wales, and was venomously reviewed in The Satirist of January 1808. The reviewer's charges included plagiarism ('The original matter ? would lay in as small a space as its author's brains') and inconsistency, since Gilliland now praised Kemble [whom he had earlier lambasted]. The review claimed that Gilliland, 'during a recent season ? was wont to intrude himself into the greenroom of Drury-lane theatre', until he desisted in the face of a petition to the managers calling for his exclusion, 'signed by the most spirited of the performers' headed by Charles Mathews. Gilliland's alleged purpose was to spy 'upon the private conduct of public men' and to use their talk in his journalism, 'as he at that time had not been dismissed from the newspapers for want of talent'. The review called him the 'cast-off fag' and 'ci-devant scout' of Anthony Pasquin (pseudonym of John Williams).

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        “The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave”: in The Grave.

      London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, margins slightly soiled and worn, image clean. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A.

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        Ehrenpforte den mit Ruhm aus dem Felde wiederkehrenden Königl: Baier: Truppen errichtet von der K:B. Stadt Augsburg bei dem Einzuge Derselben den 1. Januar 1808" originale, weiß gehöhte Aquatinta-Radierung/aquatint ca./approx.33,5x48,5cm von J.T.Hauer

      - auf Bütten-Papier/laid paper (34x49cm) Augsburg 1808 [ Das feine wie seltene Blatt mit mit vertikaler geglätteter Bugfalte und bis an den Darstellungsrand unter Verlust des Titels beschnitten. Mit drei hinterlegten Randeinrissen, der rechte Blattrand insgesamt mit mehreren Läsuren und am oberen rechten Eck mit kleinem Abriß. Verso am oberen Blattrand mit Spuren ehemaliger Montierung. Der Zustand wurde im Preis berücksichtigt. The fine etching with smoothed vertical centrefold, with three laid tears and especially the right edge with some smaller tears and the upper corner with a smaller loss.]

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        Carmina. Editio Stereotypa Herhan.

      Paris,: E Prelis Fratrum Mame, 1808.. 12mo. [iv], xi, [1], 354 pp. Some light foxing. Original full crimson straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind-tooled rules, gilt spine extra, a.e.g.; rubbed. Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy. Very nice copy. With a fore-edge painting by the �Dover� painter (associated with Marks & Co.), showing �The Coliseum from the Orto Farnese� [perhaps after Frederick Walmisley (1815-1875)]. � PROVENANCE: The Catholic philanthropist Bernardine Murphy is Sir Daniel J. and Countess Bernardine Murphy Donohue (1904-1968; married in 1954). They resided in Los Angeles, at one time buying the mansion of Earle C. Anthony, the founder of KABC. That mansion was donated to the Immaculate Heart Sisters in 1971 upon the death of the Countess. The couple established the Daniel Murphy Foundation in 1957 in memory of Bernardine�s father to promote important Roman Catholic and other philanthropic causes. Mrs. Donohue is entombed next to Cardinal James Francis McIntyre. The art collection of Sir Daniel Donohue was recently sold at auction. � Antoine Augustin Renouard, Catalogue de la Biblioth�que d�un Amateur, vol. II, 1819, p. 266.

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        Preghiere recitate, e cantate nel Tempio degli Ebrei di Livorno il di 15. Agosto 1808. Ricorrendo il faustissimo giorno natalizio di S. M. I., e R. l'Augustissimo Napoleone I, Imperatore de'Francesi, Re d'Italia, e Protettore della Confederazione del Reno. 5568 al computo Ebraico [with facing title in Hebrew]

      17, 6 pp. Large 4to, fine cont. red sheep (small portion of spine with defect), sides panelled in gilt, flat spine gilt, a.e.g. Livorno: Pei Masi e Sahadun, 1808.First edition. A very rare collection of poems, benedictions, and prayers, printed in Hebrew with Italian translations on facing pages, celebrating the birthday of Napoleon prepared by the Jewish community of Livorno, the wealthy seaport city of Tuscany. Jews first came to Livorno in 1583 and, from the beginning, enjoyed extensive rights and privileges, including complete jurisdiction both in civil and in criminal cases. The Jewish court was abolished in 1808 when Tuscany was incorporated into the French empire. In spite of this temporary abrogation, the Jews of Livorno never suffered from persecutions nor restrictions until the 20th century.One of the texts was translated by Jacob Nunes-Vais, "Primo Rabino dell'Università."This is a most unusual and handsome book, well printed on thick paper and finely bound. WorldCat locates only the ICU copy.

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        Preghiere recitate, e cantate nel Tempio degli Ebrei di Livorno il di 15. Agosto 1808. Ricorrendo il faustissimo giorno natalizio di S. M. I., e R. l'Augustissimo Napoleone I, Imperatore de'Francesi, Re d'Italia, e Protettore della Confederazione del Reno. 5568 al computo Ebraico [with facing title in Hebrew]

      - 17, 6 pp. Large 4to, fine cont. red sheep (small portion of spine with defect), sides panelled in gilt, flat spine gilt, a.e.g. Livorno: Pei Masi e Sahadun, 1808. First edition. A very rare collection of poems, benedictions, and prayers, printed in Hebrew with Italian translations on facing pages, celebrating the birthday of Napoleon prepared by the Jewish community of Livorno, the wealthy seaport city of Tuscany. Jews first came to Livorno in 1583 and, from the beginning, enjoyed extensive rights and privileges, including complete jurisdiction both in civil and in criminal cases. The Jewish court was abolished in 1808 when Tuscany was incorporated into the French empire. In spite of this temporary abrogation, the Jews of Livorno never suffered from persecutions nor restrictions until the 20th century. One of the texts was translated by Jacob Nunes-Vais, "Primo Rabino dell'Università." This is a most unusual and handsome book, well printed on thick paper and finely bound. WorldCat locates only the ICU copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentar über das Gesetzbuch Napoleons oder gründliche Entwickelung der Discussion dieses Gesetzbuches im Staats-Rathe. Aus dem französischen übersetzt, mit practischen Erläuterungen, den Meinungen berühmter Rechtsgelehrten, so wie mit vielen Urtheilen vermehrt, die über wichtige Rechtsfragen, die nach dem Gesetzbuche Napoleons entschieden werden mußten, in Frankreich erlassen worden sind. Übersetzt von Wilhelm BLANCHARD.

      Köln, bey Keilischen Buchhandlung, 1808-09. 8vo. (1:) 3 Bll., 508; (2:) 537; (3:) 508; (4:) 522 S. Zeitgenössische einfache Pappbände mit geprägten Rückenschildchen und schönem marmoriertem Rotschnitt. (Ebd.-Rücken leicht angeschmutzt, sonst sehr schöner Zustand). Erste Übersetzung des legendären Kommentars \"Analyse raisonnée de la Discussion du Code civil\" aus der Entstehungszeit des Code civil! - Im Jahre 1800 wurde Maleville von Napoléon beauftragt, zusammen mit Tronchet, Portalis und Bigot-Préameneu den Entwurf eines Code civil auszuarbeiten. Von Napoléon war Maleville als Sekretär und Redakteur innerhalb der Kommisison beauftragt. Seine drei Kollegen beteiligten ihn aber gleichberechtigt an allen Kommissionssitzungen. Maleville betrachtete das Ius Romanum als das in Europa wichtigste und allen anderen überlegene Recht. Innerhalb der Kommission suchte er den Standpunkt des Ius Romanum bei der Ausgestaltung des Entwurfes einzubringen. Bisweilen schoß Maleville auch über dass Ziel hinaus, beispielsweise als er entgegen den Errungenschaften der Französischen Revolution, die auch die gesetzliche Gleichberechtigung der Frau forderte, die Verwirklichung des patriachalischen, römischen Familienmodells forderte. Die Paterfamilias war für ihn beispielgebend und sollte nach seinen Vorstellungen auch Inhalt des Code civil werden. In diesem Sinne lehnte Maleville auch die Ehescheidung ab, einer der großen Errungenschaften der französischen Revolution. Stark romanistisch war er auch im Erbrecht, vor allem bei der im Ius Romanum ausgeprägten grenzelosen Testierfreiheit. - Seine berühmte vierbändige \"Analyse raisonnée\" über die Diskussion zum Code civil im Staatsrat war ein umfassender, hochinteressanter Kommentar über das Zustandekommen, die Grundlagen und die Ausgestaltung jedes Artikels. Malleville behandelt darin in durchaus unparteiischer Weise die am umstrittensten und am kontroversest diskutierten Fragen im Entstehungsprozeß des Code civil. In der Befolgung der Legalordnung des Code civil zeigt Maleville an den einzelnen Gesetzen auf, warum die eine oder andere Meinung bei der Ausgestaltung des Gesetzes den Vorzug erhalten hat. Er fügt an, warum die eine oder andere Lücke geblieben ist und vor allem, auf welche Weise die geltende Gesetzesregelung vom Ius Romanum auf der einen Seite und dem Gewohnheitsrecht (droit coutumier) auf der anderen Seite hergeleitet bzw. abgewichen ist. - Maleville (1741-1824) war bis zum Jahre 1770 Advokat am Parlement zu Bordeaux, zog sich dann aber nach Domme im Pérogard zurück. Die französische Revolution drängte ihn wieder ins öffentliche Leben zurück. Dort übernahm er Aufgaben in der Justiz und in der französischen Gesetzgebung. Maleville war ein Parteigänger der Revolution und wurde im Jahre 1790 zunächst Mitglied, später Direktor des Direktoriums im Département Dordogne. Ein Jahr später wurde er als Richter an das Kassationsgericht zu Paris, dem obersten französischen Gericht, berufen. Dort wirkte er als Richter bis 1794. Von 1795 bis 1799 wurde er in den Ältestenrat berufen. Im Jahre 1800 schloß er sich Napoléon Bonaparte an, der ihn erneut zum Richter am Kassationsgericht ernannte, wo er bald Präsident der zivilrechtlichen Abteilung wurde. Im Jahre 1806 wurde er zum Senator ernannt und in den Grafenstand erhoben, wandte sich später jedoch von Napoléon ab. Er stimmte für die Entlassung Napoléons und der Rückkehr der Bourbonen zu. Nachdem er sich mit der Restauration verbündet hatte, wurde er 1814 zum Pair und 1817 zum Marquis ernannt. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 0.5.1.0. Code civil

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        Napoleons Gesetzbuch nach seinen Abweichungen von Teutschlands gemeinem Rechte. Ein Handbuch für teutsche Geschäftsmänner.

      bey Heinrich Dieterich, Göttingen 1808 - 2 Bde. Göttingen, bey Heinrich Dieterich, 1808. 8vo. VIII, 580; 772 S. Schöne, zeitgenössische Pappbände mit geprägten Rückenschildern, Buntpapierbezug und schönem Rotschnitt. (Schöner Zustand, Papier sehr frisch. Stellenw. mit Anmerkungen von alter Hand, hinten mit eingehängten Blättern, beschrieben von alter Hand). Eines der wenigen rechtsvergleichenden Werke zum Code Napoléon! - Eines von Pfeiffers Hauptwerken ist die rechtsvergleichende Übersicht zwischen dem Code Napoléon und dem bis dato geltenden gemeinen deutschen Privatrecht. Hierbei ist aber das sogenannte "heutige, also geltende römische Recht" gemeint. Pfeiffer empfiehlt bei der Durcharbeitung seines Werkes das Pandektenlehrbuch des bedeutenden Heidelberger Rechtsprofessors und Pandektisten Anton Friedrich Justus Thibauts (1772-1840) als Grundlage zu benutzen. Pfeiffer selbst gibt viele Verweise auf dieses Handbuch und gibt Anmerkungen nur dort, wo Thibaut selbst keine Anmerkungen gemacht hat. Das Werk ist nicht immer in der Legalordnung des Code Napoléon gearbeitet. Ein Verweisungsregister am Ende des zweiten Bandes stellt die Ordnung nach der Artikelfolge des Code Napoléon her. Burkhard Wilhelm Pfeiffer war hessischer Publizist und Rechtsgelehrter (1777-1852). (Schöner Zustand, Papier sehr frisch. Stellenw. mit Anmerkungen von alter Hand, hinten mit eingehängten Blättern, beschrieben von alter Hand). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Itinéraire descriptif de l'Espagne, et tableau élémentaire des différentes branches de l'administration et de l'industrie de ce royaume

      H. Nicolle & Lenormant 1808 - - H. Nicolle & Lenormant, Paris 1808, 12x20,5cm pour les volumes de texte & 15,5x22,5cm pour l'atlas, 6 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Reliures à la bradel en plein cartonnage bleu marine, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés ainsi que de fleurons estampés à froid, frises dorées en queues, plats de papier marbré, tranches jaunes et mouchetées, reliures de l'époque. L'atlas comporte 29 planches gravées hors-texte. Quelques frottements en queues et en têtes des dos avec un manque en queue du cinquième volume, petites taches d'humidité en pied du premier plat du quatrième volume et en tête de la tranche, rares rousseurs. Ensemble établi en cartonnage uniforme et bien complet de son atlas. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Bradel bindings in full navy blue cardboard, smooth backs decorated with golden threads and cold stamped florets, golden friezes in tails, marbled paper plates, yellow and speckled slices, bindings of the time. The atlas consists of 29 plates engraved inscriptions. A few rubbings in the tails of the backs with a lack on the fifth volume, small patches of moisture at the foot of the first flat of the fourth volume and at the top of the slice, rare foxing. Set made of uniform and complete carton of his atlas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations on the Fifth Report of the Commissioners of Military Enquiry. And more particularly on those parts of it which relate to the Surgeon General.

      London: J. Hatchard 1808 - 4to., (6) + 160 + (76)pp., title-page dustsoiled and probably wanting a half-title, bound in mid-20th century cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt. A good copy. First edition. Thomas Keate (1745-1821), a distinguished London surgeon, succeeded John Gunning in 1798 as surgeon-general to the army, and the following year was elected F.R.S. 'Keate wrote little on surgery. He published Cases of Hydrocele and Hernia> (1788), and several controversial papers, the chief being Observations on the Fifth Report of the Commissioners of Military Enquiry;> the report censured the medical board for showing a lack of proper control, for irregularities in promotion, for making new and unnecessary appointments, for waste and extravagance, and for opening general hospitals unnecessarily. Keate had carried out his duties with success but blame had nevertheless fallen upon him. The board was dissolved in 1809 and Keate was retired with a small allowance. He then complained of how his public duties had interfered with his private practice.' [ODNB] Rare. Wellcome III, p.380. OCLC, COPAC & NSTC together locate copies at only a handful of other libraries, viz. BL + Bodleian in UK: 3 US libraries including N.L. Medicine: and the Un. of the W. Indies in Barbados.> [bound with], [CLARKE, John Calvert]> Observations applying to such parts of the Fifth Report of the Commissioners of Military Enquiry, as relate to the Patent Office of Apothecary-General to the Army.> [London], Albion-Press, printed by Joseph Hartnell, Southwark. 1808. 4to., 42pp. A very good presentation copy inscribed in ink at head of title, 'Wm. North Sen. Esq. with Mr. Calvert Clarke's compliments'>. First edition. The Apothecary-general to the Army at this period was responsible for the supply of medicines, hospital stores, surgical instruments, and the like. Semi-annually he presented a bill to the Treasury, having previously submitted it for approval to the surgeon and physician generals and to the secretary of war, who certified that the medicines specified had been forwarded to their respective destinations. John Calvert Clarke, the Apothecary-General, here defends the quality and price of his medical supplies against the Commissioners' criticisms. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Crim. Con. 10,000[pounds] Damages. Smeeton's Edition of the Trial between The Right Hon. Lord Borringdon and Sir A. Paget, K.B. for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife . . . Before W. Burchall, Esq. and a Special Jury [etc.]. Cohn 85

      Published by G. Smeeton, 18, James Street, Long Acre, London 1808 - Later cloth, gilt lettered, some foxing, but sound, with the frontispiece--"A Scene in Kensington Garden"-- possibly partly George Cruikshank's work Conjecturally Sir Walter Scott's copy ["Walter Scott His Book / July 29 1808"] of a rare account of a "considerable scandal", Paget having eloped with Borringdon's wife, whom Paget then married two days after her divorce; one copy in OCLC [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sargino ossia L'allievo dell' Amore. Dramma eroicomico in due Atti... Ridotto per il Pianoforte. Sargin, eine Heroisch-komische Oper in zwei Aufzügen... Klavierauszug... Pr. 5 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 642], 1808. First Edition, probable second issue. Eitner VII, p. 279. Grove Music Online. OCLC nos. 630753670, 884448984. Sargino, to a libretto by Giuseppe Maria Foppa, was first performed at the Hoftheater in Dresden on May 26, 1803. "After a short time in Prague in 1801, Paer accepted the post of court Kapellmeister in Dresden, where for the court theatre he wrote in successive years three of his most important works: I fuorusciti (1802), Sargino (1803) and Leonora (1804)... Sargino has a mock-heroic flavour, emphasizing comic elements over serious ones and giving buffo characters roles at least as weighty as those of the hero and heroine... [Paer] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Contemporary red morocco-backed textured paper boards with spine in decorative compartments gilt, orange title label gilt. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [i]-viii (libretto in German), 178 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German. Oval handstamp with crown and initials "F.N." to front free endpaper, title, and page 1; "Sect. 1 No 56" in red in a contemporary hand to front free endpaper and title; contemporary signature ("Amélie") in black to upper margin of front free endpaper. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Occasional light foxing, heavier to some leaves; margins cropped, just touching pagination in some cases and one letter of title on cast list; final signatures very lightly stained at upper margins.

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        Medschnun und Leïla. Ein persischer Liebesroman von Dschami. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt, mit einer Einleitung, Anmerkungen und drei Beilagen versehen. 2 Bände in 1.

      Amsterdam, Kunst- und Industrie-Comptoir, 1808. - 8vo (16 : 10 cm). 208; 191 S. Erste deutsche Fassung, folgt der ersten europäischen Übertragung durch den französischen Orientalisten Antoine-Léonard de Chézy, Paris 1805. Die nach Nezâmi berühmteste Anverwandlung der altarabischen Beduinenerzählung, vollendet 1484. Das in Doppelversen verfaßte Alterswerk des Sufidichters Jami wurde von de Chézy in Prosa umgeformt. Hartmann fügt eine eigene Einleitung, Anmerkungen sowie Betrachtungen zur persischen Kultur hinzu. - Goedeke VII, 780, 140, 13 (= 586, 32, 3). - Auf dem Vorsatz Besitzvermerk des Gothaer Pädagogen und Astronomen Carl Rohrbach (1861-1932) aus dem Jahr 1886. - Sauberes, recht breitrandiges Exemplar. Halbleinenband des späten 19. Jahrhunderts mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild.

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        Account Of The Life And Writings Of James Bruce, Of Kinnaird, Esq. F.R.S. Author Of Travels To Discover The Source Of The Nile, In The Years 1768,1769,1770,1771,1772, & 1773. In a contemporary binding.

      Printed by George Ramssy For Archibald Constable, And Manners And Miller, Edinburgh. 1808 - Quarto. (12 x 9.5 inches) bound in contemporary half calf with marbled boards and edges. The binding is strong but rather rubbed and scuffed;the leading endpaper is creased and there is some foxing to the plates; there are a couple of stains on the edges of the large folding map and bottom corner of a number of the plates.xiii, 504, 4pp. Complete with 20 plates and 2 folding maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plantes de la France décrites et peintes d'après nature par M. Jaume Saint-Hilaire. I-IV.

      - Paris, privately published, 1808-1809. Four parts (of ten) in four. Large 8vo (24.7 x 16.5 cm). Text and 400 fine chromolithographed plates. Uniform contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spines richly embossed and with gilt lines, vignettes and title. Marbled edges.l The rare start of one of the earliest botanical works entirely printed in chromolithography. With about 400 fine plates (of 1000) of beautifully drawn individual plants and accompanying descriptive text leaves. Provenance: "1816. Presented to the Devon and Exeter Institution by Mr S. W. Davke" (Daukes, or Dawkes?). Stamp of the Society on the last plate verso only. Boards rubbed, internally a very good copy. Nissen BBI, 989. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages chez les peuples sauvages, ou l'homme de la nature : histoire des peuples sauvages des deux

      continens et des naturels des isles de la mer du Sud. Paris : Laurens aîné, 1808. Second edition. Three volumes, octavo, contemporary calf-backed papered boards (rubbed), spines with contrasting leather labels lettered and numbered in gilt, hinges a little weakened, pp xxxi, 464; 566; 480; illustrated with engraved plates; second volume with mild water stain at centre margin of first few leaves (not affecting legibility of text), otherwise a crisp, clean set. Ferguson, 475. Scarce. First published in 1801, Richard's post-Enlightenment work is a very early study of the "savage" cultures of the Americas and Oceania, in essence an attempt to describe and understand the non-European mind. Extensive references are made to the indigenous cultures of the Society Islands, Sandwich Islands, Friendly Islands, New Hebrides, New Caledonia, New Zealand and the Pelew Islands. Copies are recorded in three Australian collections (National Library of Australia; National Museum of Australia; State Library of New South Wales).

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        Three addresses, by Sir John Dalrymple, Baronet, lately Baron of Exchequer in Scotland, to the seamen, soldiers, and great mass of the people of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

      Edinburgh: printed by J. Robertson 1808 - 8vo., (3) - 45 + (3)pp., with 5 woodcut illustrations in the text, wanting the half-title but with the final blank (F4), light marginal dampstain in several leaves at end, title-page a little dust-soiled, recent marbled boards lettered on spine, entirely uncut. A good, large, copy. First and only edition. An off-the-wall paper on a proposal to supply steam-operated washing machines to the Royal Navy for laundering clothes at sea, on a similar wash-house scheme on land and for brewing beer, baking bread and making dumplings at sea. Dalrymple's first Address> describes in considerable detail - and with a woodcut illustration - his proposed naval washing-machine. The machine, the author suggests, would have three enormous advantages: viz. no damage to clothes due to no friction or rubbing; health promotion due to the 'powerful and penetrating nature' of steam which will 'destroy all verming, their eggs, and seeds, and also . any infectious disease'; and, thirdly, the use of 'much less soap' than in the 'common way'. The author's second Address> pursues the same theme but extends the washing-machine's usefulness to land-based wash-houses. He cites several advantages, not least to London. 'The benefit will be great to London, and other great cities, where washing costs nearly double of what it does in any other part of the kingdom; where the washing is performed in garrets, often by careless unknown people, without drying places; and where there are no washing-greens to spread clothes upon. But the meanest householder woman might, by means of steam, wash for her family at almost no expence except that of soap .'. A second advantage was the 'durability of goods washed', the author noting that the usual rubbings, twisting, beating, squeezing, and so forth, would be avoided. And, thirdly, Londoners were disadvantages by lack of space for 'washing-greens on which the goods washed may be exposed to the sun and air'. The steam wash system together with an overnight soaking of the clothes in a 'bleaching liquor' or 'liquid oxygenated muriatic acid' would resolve the problem. The clothes would be so white that 'the finest lady in London can get the finest pieces of her dress washed as transparent in London, by means of steam, as can be done in the country'. Dalrymple's third Address> describes in detail a system of brewing beer, making bread and yeast dumplings on board ship. He includes a note about 'making beer from sugar or molasses, for supplying the inhabitants of the East and West Indies. Sir John Dalrymple (1726-1810), lawyer and historian, was a protégé of the Duke of Argyll and of Lord North. He was 'an active, well-liked if sometimes irritating member of the Edinburgh literati, and a prominent member of important societies such as the Select Society, the Poker Club, and the Glasgow Literary Society. He was an early protégé of Lord Kames and a member of a circle which included David Hume and Adam Smith'. [Nicholas Phillipson in ODNB]. None of Dalrymple's projects and chemical inventions was patented. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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