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        Ueber den Bau der Erde in dem Alpen-Gebirge zwischen 12 Längen- und 2-4 Breitengraden nebst einigen Betrachtungen über die Gebirge und den Bau der Erde überhaupt. Erster und zweiter Band.

      Zürich: Orell, Füssli und Compagnie, 1808 - 408, 428 S. 2 Bände. Sehr seltene Originalausgabe, kein Reprint! Es fehlen die geognostischen Karten. Blaue Pappbände mit roten Rückenschildchen, berieben und bestoßen. Bindungen fest. Seiten leicht gebräunt. Text sauber. Weitere Informationen und Fotos gerne auf Anfrage! petrominera_alt mbx002 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 530 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Der Nordische Kontrolleur. 1-2.

      - (Stockholm, J. P. Lindh), 1808-09. 8:o. (2),+ 384; (2),+ 385-701 s. Liten fläck s. 55 och s. 495, samt enstaka lagerfläckar, andra titelbladet förstärkt i innerkant, reva s. 671-672. Något nötta samtida marmorerade pappband, gröna titeletiketter. Två volymer. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Setterwall 3340. Uno Willers s. 273ff. Allt som utkom. Del ett med undertiteln: Vom März bis September; del två: Vom September 1808 bis zum Februar 1809. Utgiven månadsvis från mars 1808 till februari 1809 i två delar om sammanlagt 12 häften. Willers uppgift om att något januarinummer 1809 ej kommit ut stämmer inte, då detta nummer finns här. Redaktör för ?Der Nordische Kontrolleur? var Ernst Moritz Arndt. Den trycktes på svenska regeringens bekostnad och innehåller ett stort antal officiella aktstycken, krigsbulletiner och rapporter och anses ha haft till syfte att inför kontinenten försvara och förklara den svenska utrikespolitiken, och då särskilt kriget mot Ryssland. Vid sidan av detta och nyhetsrapportering har Arndt även några längre bidrag på prosa och enstaka dikter. Ett kapitel omhandlar Ryssland i folkpsykologiska vändningar, ?Ein kurzes Wort über Russland? Ett annat större bidrag är avhandlingen ?Briefe an den General Grafen S?, d.v.s. Philipp von Schwerin, där antifranska meningar ges utlopp. Arndt var själv förtegen om sin befattning med tidskriften och även om det så småningom spred sig att han var ansvarig, så var dess hela existens länge tämligen okänd. Gjörwell kände t.ex. så sent som i januari 1809 inte till den och det var först L. F. Rääf som i ett brev till Gjörwell den 17 januari 1809 informerade honom om dess existens. Willers ställer sig tveksam till ovannämnda syfte med tidskriften och anser istället att den varit avsedd som en tyskspråkig statstidning för svenska Pommern och därigenom varit ett led i Gustav IV Adolfs politik, som syftade till att knyta Pommern fastare till svenska kronan (s. 279). Den utgick i en upplaga om 1000 exemplar och exporterades i stor utsträckning till Pommern samt smugglades även till de av fransmännen ockuperade delarna. Efter revolutionen stoppades utgivandet och restupplagan av tidskriften, som kunde anses ha tjänat Gustav IV Adolfs syften, skall ha förseglats och överförts till Kungl. biblioteket, varifrån de dock sedan länge varit försvunna (s. 285). Inte många exemplar lär ha sålts i Sverige, och den är även sällsynt i svenska bibliotek. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        David, Jules - Fashion.

      ELEGANTE DAMES IN HET BOIS DE BOULOGNEMode tekening met pen en waterverf op karton door Jules David (1808 - Parijs - 1892). Gesigneerd links onder. Verso gedateerd/beschreven: ?1877 / 3?me No d?Avril / No 16??. Afmetingen: 29,1 x 23,5 cm.Het aquarel stamt uit een serie van modeontwerpen gemaakt door David voor het Parijse modetijdschrift Le Moniteur de la Mode (?Journal du Grand Monde. Modes, Illustrations, Patrons, Litterature, Beaux-Arts,Theatres??). Hiervan bevinden zich verschillende exemplaren in het Mus?e des Arts D?coratifs (Pavillon de Marsan/Louvre). David was leerling van Duval le Camus en ontving van Le Salon in 1885 een Mention Honorable.Dit werk komt uit de verzameling van Charlotte von Prybram-Gladona.Charlotte, habitu?e van de Beau Monde, werd in 1910 geboren te M?nchen en trouwde op vierentwintigjarige leeftijd met de Weense edelman Albin von Prybram-Gladona. De echtelieden ontmoetten elkaar tijdens de danslessen die Albin, twintig jaar ouder dan Charlotte, nam om fit te blijven (!). Zijn familie onderhield nauwe banden met Einstein, Schweitzer, Rilke en Thomas Mann, terwijl hij Johannes Brahms kende als ??onkel Jo?.Toen Charlotte en Albin vlak voor het uitbreken van de Tweede Wereldoorlog verhuisden naar Parijs, verkochten zij noodgedwongen het leeuwendeel van hun meubelcollectie. Dat stelde hen echter wel in staat zich over te geven aan hun passie voor tekeningen, die beduidend minder plaats innamen. Het echtpaar keerde in 1969 terug naar Oostenrijk en vestigde zich in Salzburg. Albin overleed vijf jaar later, terwijl Charlotte er de hoge leeftijd van 92 bereikte.Prijs: ?985,- (incl. 21% BTW).

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        Gezigten in de omstreken van Utrecht, opgedragen aan H.M. de Koningin der Nederlanden. Naar de natuur geteekend en op steen gebragt door P.J. Lutgers met geschiedkundige aanteekeningen van W.J. Hofdijk.[The Hague, J.D. Steuerwald], 1869. Folio. With a lithographed title-page (with a separately tinted lithographed view) and 87 tinted lithographed plates (ca. 16.5 x 22.5 cm), designed and lithographed by P.J. Lutgers. Near contemporary half sheepskin by J.A. Loebèr, Leiden.

      Landwehr, Coloured plates 356; Scheen, p. 732; Thieme & Becker XXIII, p. 480. Enlarged second edition of the most detailed and extensive set of views of stately houses and their gardens, other buildings and landscapes, all in the vicinity of Utrecht, with 88 tinted lithographs (including the title-page). Most of the views show people in the foreground, and some include boats on the canals, horses, cattle, dogs, etc. The view of the town of Rhenen (35 kilometres east of Utrecht) even shows the recently introduced steam boats on the river. All were drawn in situ by Lutgers (1808-1874), who spent about ten years preparing this last of his four great series of views. This time, however, he used tint blocks, giving a beige background to most of each print, but with a few areas left white to indicate the lighting or to highlight a feature. The lithographic title-page is followed by a two-page dedication to the queen (Sophia Frederica Mathilda, wife of King Willem III), Lutgers' two-page preface, a two-page list of the plates, and eighteen pages with Hofdijk's notes on the history and owners of the houses depicted.Some of the plates foxed. Binding worn along the extremities with a few minor damages to the spine. Overall in good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Exposition et défense de ma théorie de l'organisation végétale publié par le Dr. Bilderdyk - Erläuterung und Vertheidigung meiner Theorie des Gewächsbaues

      La Haye, Van Cleef, 1808. 1808, 1808, in-8, XXXVIII, 295 pp, 72 pp, (2), 3 pl, demi-basane verte, dos lisse avec filets dorés, titre, éditeur et année, Première édition, très rare, avec envoi de l'auteur au Comte de Fontanes, grand poète et homme politique : "A Monsieur le Comte de Fontanes. Président du Corps législatif. De la part de l'auteur B. Mirbel". Texte français avec la traduction allemande en regard. Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel (1776-1854), botaniste et homme politique français, publie en 1802, un important Traité d'anatomie et de physiologie végétales qui le fait considérer comme le père de la cytologie et de la physiologie végétale. Le présent ouvrage contient les considérations sur la théorie de l'auteur par le Docteur Bilderbyk, qui vérifia la traduction allemande ; une lettre de Brisseau-Mirbel au docteur Treviranus, naturaliste et botaniste allemand ; des aphorismes sur l'organisation végétale ; des observations sur l'origine et le développement des vaisseaux propres et du liber ; une lettre du Docteur Bilderdyck à l'auteur ainsi que des notes justificatives sur les lettres. L'ouvrage est illustré de trois belles planches dépliantes représentant les organes élémentaires des végétaux. Estampille de l'Institut Catholique de Paris annulée. Dos fortement usagé et partiellement décollé, avec manque en tête

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Eigenh. Visitenkarte mit U. ("R. Schumann").

      O. O. u. D. - 1 S. Visitkartenformat. An den Musikschriftsteller und Musiker August Schmidt (1808-91) mit einer Empfehlung für den "Ueberbinger Hrn. Puyn aus Amsterdam als schätzbaren Künstler". - Die gedruckte Seite mit zeitgen. Numerierung von anderer Hand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Paleis op de Dam - ets met aquatint, 1808-1825.

      Paleis op de Dam - "Vue du Palais Royal ? Amsterdam"Ets en aquatint uitgegeven door J.L. van Bever tussen 1808-1825. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: 49,5 x 76,5 cm.Gezicht op de Dam nadat de Waag is afgebroken, met Paleis en Nieuwe Kerk. Op de voorgrond veel activiteiten, zoals groentenverkoopsters, een schoenpoetser, wandelstokverkoper, een vertrekkende postkoets, een kruier. Links op de hoek met de toenmalige Beurssteeg een verkoopster van het Hoeden Magazijn die voor haar winkel klanten groet.Het waren magere jaren voor Amsterdam. De handel en scheepvaart in de Amsterdamse haven sterk afgenomen. De toegangsroutes waren verzand, er waren oorlogen met Frankrijk met Engeland en ook het embargo van Engelse producten op het Europese vaste land, had tot gevolg dat de ooit zo bloeiende haven bijna kon worden gesloten. Pas met de opening van het door koning Willem I ge?nitieerde Noordhollandsch Kanaal in 1824 nam het scheepvaartverkeer van en naar Amsterdam weer toe en klimt de stad langzaam weer uit het dal.Prijs: ? 2.250,- (excl. lijst).

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        Flora taurico-caucasica exhibens stirpes phaenogamas, in chersoneso Taurica et regionibus caucasicis sponte crescentes (3 Bände in 2).

      Charkouiae, Typis Academicis, 1808/19. - VI, 428 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 473 Seiten, 2 Blatt; IV, 654 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Halblederbände um 1850, 22 x 13,5 cm, Einbände leicht berieben, Titel mit kleinem überklebtem Stempel oder Namenszug, Vorsatz jeweils mit Stempel, innen sauber. "Das einzige nicht in Russischer Sprache geschriebene Werk über die Phanerogamen-Flora der Krim. Auch die Flora des Kaukasus ist in ihm enthalten. Es ist auch eines der frühen Bücher über die russische Flora Das Buch, in einer russischen Provinzstadt hergestellt, ist auf Kosten des Verfassers, der russischer Staatsrat war, gedruckt und ist nicht im Handel erschienen ". (Junk, Rara II, 217). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Whole Particulars of that Renown'd Sportsman SAM and his GUN; of his Wonderful Skill in Shooting; with a description of his wife Joan surnamed Economical.

      [10] leaves printed on one side only. Engraved title; hand-coloured engraved frontispiece with imprint, and 8 other hand-coloured engravings with text beneath. Lacks original wrappers, but is bound in late 19th or early twentieth century half calf over marbled boards. Binding: 126 x 108mm. Short tear in one leaf without loss; spine a little rubbed; else a very good copy of a rare book. The only copy we can trace is in the Cotsen collection of children's books at Princeton, but that is described as having nine [not ten] leaves; it also lacks the original wrappers. The British library lists a later printing of this title issued by The Minerva Press in 1811.

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        Oeuvres de Louis Racine

      Edition truly comprehensive collective works of the author; a first edition of the works in 4 volumes had appeared from 1742 to 1747 and contained only 4 volumes. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of the author, by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin. Full calf blond embossed signed P. Serre. Back smooth lyrical motifs ornate golden. Golden caps on wheels. Triple net coaching on flat lined with golden lace. Inner frieze. Gilt edges. Some corners bumped. Slight friction cap. Copy almost free freckles. Louis Racine, son of playwright Jean Racine became famous by his Christian poems: Religion and Grace. The author has striven to bring to St. Thomas and St. Augustine. His memoirs on the life of Jean Racine are valuable and rich information about the literary life of the time. Louis Racine remains one of the good poets of that time, perfectly representative of mainstream inherited Boileau. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Le Normant Paris 1808 in-8 (13x21cm) 6 volumes reliés

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        Auszug aus C. W Hufeland\'s Journal der practischen Arzneykunde und Wundarzneykunst in alphabetischer Ordnung herausgegeben von einer Gesellschaft Aerzte. 6 Bände.

      Wien, Doll 1808. [komplett] Einzige Ausgabe VIII, 384 / 347 / 305 / 352 / 364/ 289 S. + 14 Kupfertafeln jeweils im Anhang (4,2,2,2,2,2) 20 cm, Original-Pappbände der Zeit mit Marmorpapierbezug (an wenigen Stellen etwas abgelöst) mit 2-farbigen, geprägten Rückenschildchen. EB berieben, an den Kanten etwas bestoßen, Papier altersbed. ggfg. fleckig. Die Tafeln teils mit Knitterfalten und kl. Randläsuren. Insgesamt gute Exemplare.Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: REDIVIVUS Buchhandlung & Antiquariat]
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        The Adventures of Ulysses

      

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        Three addresses,

      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.Publisher: Edinburgh: printed by J. Robertson.Year: 1808Edition: First and only edition.

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        Spectator

      , 1808. 1808. (ADDISON and STEELE, et al.). The Spectator; A New Edition: Corrected from the Originals, with a Preface, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers. London: J. Johnson et al., 1808. Eight volumes. 12mo, contemporary full diced brown calf gilt, mottled spines, marbled endpapers and edges. $1600.Early 19th-century edition, handsomely bound.Presenting essays by Addison, Richard Steele, Alexander Pope, Thomas Tickell and others, The Spectator, originally published 1711-14,

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        Mappe monde a l'usage de l'instruction.

      Paris: , 1808. Size: 660 x 435 mm. Copper engraving. Later colour. Fine condition. When Guillaume De Lisle died in 1726, Philippe Buache succeeded him and revised many of his maps. Buache died in 1773, and was succeeded by Dezauche who, in 1808, revised and augmented this beautiful world map. It shows the latest discoveries - Australia and New Zealand are complete, Japan is more or less accurately depicted, and the routes of Captain Cook are shown. Title on ribbon extending across top of print, with face of the sun dramatically shining through dark clouds at upper centre.

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        Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments....

      , 1808. 1808. (SOUTH CAROLINA). Episcopal Church. The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments.... [bound with:] The Whole Book of Psalms, in Metre.... Charleston [S.C.]: For W.P. Young, 1808. 12mo. 384, 206, [4], 207-223, [4], 226-245, [2] p. Contemporary black calf (or possibly roan), spine divided into compartments by single gilt fillets, each compartment with a small central gilt rosette, covers enclosed with a single gilt fillet, gilt roll on board edges, page edges gilt, sewn-in headbands, Stormont marbled endpapers. Binding worn, particularly along the hinges, but very sound. Binder's blanks foxed, text lightly so except gathering U which is heavily foxed. Signatures of "Jn. Ball, 4th Decem. 1812, price $3" and Ann W. Simons 1851 [?]. In 1808 New York bookseller David Longworth shared an edition of the Book of Common Prayer with Charleston printer and bookseller William P. Young. The printer of the text has not been identified. Longworth, who favored elegant productions, had several plates engraved for the edition by Benjamin Tanner, and the plates boldly bear Longworth's name: "Published by D. Longworth." The book could be ordered with or, as here, without plates, and in plain or, as here, extra binding. Page [225], second sequence, contains a full-page advertisement for William P. Young's "wholesale and retale [sic] book- store, 41 Broad Street, Charleston." S&S 16006/ 14507 records the NN copy only; OCLC adds three additional copies: MWA, N, and ScU; Griffiths 1808/17 records the NN copy. Early Southern imprints in gilt extra bindings are quite rare.

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        Sefer Tefilot ha-Kadosh, ke-minhag kahal Kadosh

      , 1808. 1808. (JUDAICA

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        The Cruise; a Poetical sketch, in Eight Cantos. By a Naval Officer.

      London: Printed for J. Hatchard, 1808 - Octavo (228 × 132 mm). Uncut in original boards, rebacked to style with replacement paper label. Boards a little rubbed at the extremities, light toning, scattered foxing, a very good copy. First edition of this extremely uncommon poetical account of a two-month "shakedown" cruise with a new ship's company on a British man of war. The work was begun as a pastime during a "regimen on shore recruiting an extremely exhausted constitution". Finding his "Sketches of Scenes which had occurred on Naval Service increasing," the author decided to connect them with a "Regular Detail of Duties," and "Characters to be met with in the Service," in the belief that "a Work might be formed, conveying a correct idea of the Naval Life during so memorable an Epoch as the present." The cruise begins at the latter end of September 1805, and ends with the arrival of the news of the great victory at Trafalgar and the death of Nelson; "the foe is beaten! - nay!- they are no more!! - But Nelson, godlike Nelson!, lies in gore!!! Nelson's the fearful price! - our spirits sink, - e'en while the brimming cup of joy we drink!" In the main the style of this epic poem is far less fraught, prosaic almost, presenting a highly-detailed and graphic narrative of life, above and below decks, onboard a man of war undertaking a typical cruise in home waters and on the enemy coast during the Napoleonic wars. The main text is accompanied by extensive factual and historical notes which are further indexed at the end, the whole comprising an almost encyclopaedic compilation of information on the minutiae of life - duties, hardships and attitudes - manning the "wooden walls" during the Nelsonian period. Despite the wealth of detail, the author remains persistent in his anonymity. Extremely uncommon: only two copies on COPAC (BL and Cambridge); no copies on OCLC or KVK; not in NMM; just one copy at auction in over 40 years. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les antiquaires. Manuscrit autographe complet et unique.

      Complete autograph manuscript of 12 pages in-8 6 sheets under difficult to decipher, perhaps: "Sade or the kingdoms of The One" and be published under the title "Some remarks on Sade" in Review No. 3-4 of 7 August 1946.Manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions."It's the thought of Sade pushing that Blanchot to completion, and it is also that of Blanchot that accomplishes that of Sade." (Georges Bataille)Writing and friendship of Battle are probably not unrelated to the importance Blanchot give his life to this father figure of his philosophical reflection.These few remarks on Sade, however, are the first study that Blanchot dedicated to this writer that he had hitherto almost never mentioned.In this first impartial and sometimes severe analysis, Blanchot points out the weaknesses of literary posture Sade and relative immorality in a post-revolutionary society steeped in ideological contradictions.However, under the artifice of extreme expression, Blanchot reveals a far more disconcerting and subversive philosophy that these "great extravagance."With remarkable acuity, he portrays a unique spirit, all espousing high ideals of his time, but placing them in the filter of his nihilistic singularity: "Freedom, in his view, is that the prohibition for anyone to be anything other than what he wants, is to say nothing. "The pen of Blanchot, Sadism is no longer enjoyment of violence against others, but expression of "the infinite loneliness of the individual" in a world "where beings reports, the general forms of life and to the language out is already used in the universal destruction. "; "And now all the particular cruelties are no longer intended (...) to bring to the One pleasant evidence of its existence in the middle of nothing. "If, as Bataille points out, a more innovative look, reading Sade Blanchot reveals a community of thought is probably through the conclusion of this first major study that Blanchot solitary demonstrates most clearly his Sade attachment to the One:"And now we come to think if the circumstances were de Sade a man never reduced to the misery of an eternal prison, itself has succeeded in making his prison image loneliness of universe where his reign only glory forever almighty. The prison did not mind, it is his work, it is the measure of the world on which he has more rights than God himself, because it not only reigns supreme, but he banished and excluded all creatures. Such is the advantage of the Destroyer of the Creator. This atheist is more God than God. Does also called divine. " S.n. s.l. août 1808 in-8 (17,5x21,5cm) (40f.) (3f. bl.) en feuilles

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        The Farmer's Boy (with double fore-edge painting)

      London: Verner, Hood, and Sharpe Poultry; and Longman, Hust, Rees and Orme, Paternoster-Row, 1808. 99 pp. + notes and advertisements. Approximately 4 x 6 1/4"; Straight-grain red morocco, 5 raised bands, gilt borders and spine, all edges gilt, tenth edition (stated), slightly corner bumped, otherwise in near fine condition. Robert Bloomfield (1766 - 1823), was an English self-educated poet. He was born into a poor family and died in debt, although he had some success with The Farmer's Boy, his best known work. Written in iambic pentameter couplets, The Farmer's Boy describes rural life through the seasons, often showing that it is harsh work, although the tone is still cheerful. The double fore-edge paintings are by an unknown artist and show a fox-hunting scene on one side and the scene of an angler in a small boat on the other, nicely but not elaborately done

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        Travels in America

      London: William Sawyer and Co, 1808. Copyright date is 1808 First American Edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TWICE. Printed for William Sawyer and Co. by Edmund M. Blunt, 1808. First edition. Twelvemo.Later half morocco over marbled boards with five raised bands and red label at spine lettered in gilt. Paper label pasted to front pastedown. Mild edgewear and touches of rubbing to leather. Some toning and foxing to text. Contemporary notations in pen throughout with exposition filling up final blanks antagonistic to the text. Very good. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd. signed by the Author. First American Edition. Leather and Cloth Boards. very good/no dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Collectible & Signed.

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        Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Alte Deutsche Lieder.

      Heidelberg, Mohr und Zimmer, 1806 and 1808. - 8vo. 3 vols. 470 pp. (4), 448 pp. (4), 253, (1), 103, (1) pp. With 3 engr. title pages as well as an engr. title and frontispiece to the appendix. Contemp. full calf with giltstamped spine labels. Spines lightly sprinkled red. First edition of the principal work of German romanticism, one of the era's most beautiful and best-known publications. Includes the frequently-lacking appendix and all half titles. Without the printed main title page to the first volume, which was probably never published at all: Mallon notes that he was unable to verify a single copy containing it, adding that most copies lack both a main title and a half title. The half titles of vol. 2 and 3 have been mounted before the respective engraved titles. Due to their size, these beautiful engravings as well as the frontispiece to the appendix (all after and by W. Grimm and E. L. Grimm) are frequently found trimmed by the binder's knife, but they are intact in the present copy. Some slight occasional foxing due to paper, but altogether a very appealing and apparently entirely complete set. - Provenance: from the estate of the Frankfurt lawyer Wilhelm A. Schaaf (1929-2015), a specialist in economic, commercial and insolvency law. WG 6 (Arnim) & 9 (Brentano). Goedeke VI, 73, 12. Mallon (Arnim) 27, 36-38. Mallon (Brentano) 17, 25-27. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Veduta del Monte Libano.

      - Firenze, 1808 circa. Incisione in rame all’acquatinta, cm 42,5 x 54 (alla lastra), 55 x 76,5 (il foglio). Disegnata e incisa da Angiolo Angiolini, con dedica alla Nobile Sig.ra Marchesa Giuseppa Fondatori nata Peruzzi. Il Monte Libano appartiene alla catena montuosa che si estende per l'intero Libano, parallelemanete alla costa mediterranea. Bella veduta, animata da personaggi e animali in primo piano. Non comune. Minimo foxing marginale, alcune lievi ondulazioni della carta, peraltro bell'esemplare bello.

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        An Academy for grown horsemen; containing the completest instructions for walking, trotting, cantering, galloping, stumbling, tumbling... - The annals of horsemanship: containing accounts of accidentals experiments, and experimental accidents...

      printed by W. Nicholson for W. Baynes, 1808. Due opere in un volume di cm. 34, pp. xxiv, 36; xvii, 81. Con complessive 29 tavole f.t. in fine coloritura coeva. Elegantissima legatura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso, dorso a nervi con titoli e fitti fregi in oro, piatti decorati da motivi geometrici, dentelles interne e taglio di testa dorato. Legatura databile 1900 ca. e firmata C.J. Sawyer. Esemplare marginoso e genuino con solo qualche brunitura sparsa. Si tratta della terza edizione e della prima in raccolta di queste spiritose satire equestri apparse in originale nel 1787. Assai raro a reperirsi con le tavole colorate. La quasi totalità degli esemplari presenta infatti. le calcografie in bianco e nero.

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        Natuur- en aardrijkskundige beschrijving van het eiland Java.Groningen, J. Oomkens, 1841. 8vo. With a lithographed title-page. Publisher's lithographed green boards, uncut and unopened.

      - Tiele, Bibl. 617. Original edition of this geographical description of the various residencies on Java, with notes on the population, politics, economy, agriculture, etc. by Reinder Jan Lambertus Kussendrager (1808-1847), tutor at the military school of Batavia. Top and bottom of spine slightly damaged. A very fine copy.

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        David, Jules - Fashion.

      ELEGANTE DAMES IN HET BOIS DE BOULOGNEMode tekening met pen en waterverf op karton door Jules David (1808 - Parijs - 1892). Gesigneerd links onder. Verso gedateerd/beschreven: ?1877 / 3ème No d?Avril / No 16?'. Afmetingen: 29,1 x 23,5 cm.Het aquarel stamt uit een serie van modeontwerpen gemaakt door David voor het Parijse modetijdschrift Le Moniteur de la Mode (?Journal du Grand Monde. Modes, Illustrations, Patrons, Litterature, Beaux-Arts,Theatres?'). Hiervan bevinden zich verschillende exemplaren in het Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Pavillon de Marsan/Louvre). David was leerling van Duval le Camus en ontving van Le Salon in 1885 een Mention Honorable.Dit werk komt uit de verzameling van Charlotte von Prybram-Gladona.Charlotte, habituée van de Beau Monde, werd in 1910 geboren te München en trouwde op vierentwintigjarige leeftijd met de Weense edelman Albin von Prybram-Gladona. De echtelieden ontmoetten elkaar tijdens de danslessen die Albin, twintig jaar ouder dan Charlotte, nam om fit te blijven (!). Zijn familie onderhield nauwe banden met Einstein, Schweitzer, Rilke en Thomas Mann, terwijl hij Johannes Brahms kende als ??onkel Jo?.Toen Charlotte en Albin vlak voor het uitbreken van de Tweede Wereldoorlog verhuisden naar Parijs, verkochten zij noodgedwongen het leeuwendeel van hun meubelcollectie. Dat stelde hen echter wel in staat zich over te geven aan hun passie voor tekeningen, die beduidend minder plaats innamen. Het echtpaar keerde in 1969 terug naar Oostenrijk en vestigde zich in Salzburg. Albin overleed vijf jaar later, terwijl Charlotte er de hoge leeftijd van 92 bereikte.Prijs: ?985,- (incl. 21% BTW).

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        LA PLAINTE EN ADULT

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        Spectator

      1808. (ADDISON and STEELE, et al.). The Spectator; A New Edition: Corrected from the Originals, with a Preface, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers. London: J. Johnson et al., 1808. Eight volumes. 12mo, contemporary full diced brown calf gilt, mottled spines, marbled endpapers and edges. $1600.Early 19th-century edition, handsomely bound.Presenting essays by Addison, Richard Steele, Alexander Pope, Thomas Tickell and others, The Spectator, originally published 1711-14, “appeared daily, and was immensely popular, particularly with the new growing middle-class readership… The papers are mainly concerned with manners, morals, and literature. Their object is ‘to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality” (Drabble, 925-6). Addison helped set the pattern and establish the vogue for the periodical in the 18th-century, and cultivated a receptive audience for the emerging art form of the novel. “The Spectator made a mark in English literature, and fixed a form which was adopted with servile fidelity by many succeeding periodicals till the end of the century” (DNB). Bookplate.Scattered foxing to first few pages in each volume, interiors otherwise fine. Contemporary diced calf with only light wear. A very handsome set.

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        Neuvieme JEU DE CARTES INSTRUCTIVES, Contenant un Abregé DE L'HISTOIRE DES ANIMAUX, avec des gravures. Ouvrage destine à l'instruction de la jeunesse des deaux sexes.

      Rule card and 'Avis' card, plus 48 depicting the animal inhabitants of the globe; each card bearing text and a small oval or round wood-engraved illustration. Each card measures: 105 x 67 mm. All contained in the original card slipcase, covered in marbled paper, with a printed label, decorated with a wood-engraved illustration, to the front face. Box: 108 x 76 mm. Box a little rubbed; else an excellent set of a rare and early nineteenth century game.

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        En Irlande: Comment!.encore un faux St

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        Nous avons grande repr

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        Gezigten in de omstreken van Utrecht, opgedragen aan H.M. de Koningin der Nederlanden. Naar de natuur geteekend en op steen gebragt door P.J. Lutgers met geschiedkundige aanteekeningen van W.J. Hofdijk.[The Hague, J.D. Steuerwald], 1869. Folio. With a lithographed title-page (with a separately tinted lithographed view) and 87 tinted lithographed plates (ca. 16.5 x 22.5 cm), designed and lithographed by P.J. Lutgers. Near contemporary half sheepskin by J.A. Loeb

      - Landwehr, Coloured plates 356; Scheen, p. 732; Thieme & Becker XXIII, p. 480. Enlarged second edition of the most detailed and extensive set of views of stately houses and their gardens, other buildings and landscapes, all in the vicinity of Utrecht, with 88 tinted lithographs (including the title-page). Most of the views show people in the foreground, and some include boats on the canals, horses, cattle, dogs, etc. The view of the town of Rhenen (35 kilometres east of Utrecht) even shows the recently introduced steam boats on the river. All were drawn in situ by Lutgers (1808-1874), who spent about ten years preparing this last of his four great series of views. This time, however, he used tint blocks, giving a beige background to most of each print, but with a few areas left white to indicate the lighting or to highlight a feature. The lithographic title-page is followed by a two-page dedication to the queen (Sophia Frederica Mathilda, wife of King Willem III), Lutgers' two-page preface, a two-page list of the plates, and eighteen pages with Hofdijk's notes on the history and owners of the houses depicted.Some of the plates foxed. Binding worn along the extremities with a few minor damages to the spine. Overall in good condition.

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        Das Napoleonsche Gesetzbuch. Nebst den Zusatz-Gesetzbuch. Nebst den Zusatz-Gesetzen, einer Uebersicht der Entfernungen aller Haupt-Orte der Departemente von Paris, und einem vollständigen Register. (.)

      Landau Georges und Prinz, 1808 - viii,454 Seiten Sehr seltene frühe Ausgabe.- Nach der von dem Gesetzgebungskorps in der Sitzung vom 3ten September 1807 genehmigten und im November des nämlichen Jahrs zu Paris erschienenen offiziellen Ausgabe, aus dem Französischen übersetzt von J.P. Ackermann.- Die Vorrede der Verleger datiert auf den 1. April 1808.- Kanten bestoßen, Rücken angeplatzt/mit Anrissen; papierbedingte Seitenbräunung/Stockfleckchen.- Provenienz: Aus der Bibliothek des Soziologen Kurt H. Wolff (dt.-jüd.Schüler von Karl Mannheim, Emigration, später an Adorkheimers Institut für Sozialforschung; u.a. machte er die amerikanische Soziologie mit den europäischen Soziologen Emile Durkheim und Georg Simmel bekannt, durchaus nicht ohne Folgen; sein eigenes literarisches Schaffen stand unter dem Einfluß von Carl Einstein und Gottfried Benn) mit dessen Besitzeintrag (Dr. Kurt Wolff / Firenze, 26.3. 37).- Im Italienischen Exil war Wolff 1933-1938, es folgten England und die USA. --[ Standort Wimregal . HAA-13597end m/' Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 358 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An extract of the Act of Parliament, of 47 Geo.III for establishing the East London Water-Works,

      8vo., (2) + 123 + (7)pp., contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt, sprinkled edges, slight wear to extremities else a very good sound copy with the short title "East London Water Works Acts Of Parliament") on a crimson morocco label on front pastedown. [bound with], The bye-laws of the court of directors of the East London Water-Works.. London: printed by T. Bayley. 1808. 8vo., 13 + (3)pp. A fine copy.Publisher: London: printed by T. Bayley.Year: 1808Edition: First edition of each and both rare.

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        Lettres sur la Morée et les iles de Cérigo, Hydra et Zante

      Paris, chez H. Agasse, 1808, 2 tomes in 8°, de 2ff. 112pp. & 156pp., ill. de 23 planches gravées, d'un plan et deux cartes dépl., - On y joint du même : Lettres sur la Grèce, l'Hellespont et Constantinople. Paris, Chez H. Agasse, 1811, 2 tomes in 8° de 2ff. 171pp. & 235pp., ill. de 20 planches gravées et 2 cartes se dépl., le tout relié en 2 vol. demi-veau marbré, dos lisse orné, p. de t. rouge et bleue. Très bon exemplaire avec l'ex-libris du Marquis de Civille qui a ajouté des notes manuscrites in fine et n'a pas conservé les titres et fx-titres des secondes parties, celles-ci ayant été reliées dans la continuité de la première partie. Bel ensemble uniforme en édition originale des fameuses pérégrinations en Grèce et en Turquie du peintre Antoine-Louis Castellan (1772-1838), dont le but était de faire découvrir au lecteur sédentaire les paysages, civilisations et moeurs alors moins connues. Ces relations illustrées par ses soins, donnèrent plus de célébrité au peintre que ses oeuvres proprement picturales. Peu commun. ¶ Blackmer, 298 et 299 - Hage Chahine, Levant, 821 - Benezit, III, 343 - Chadenat, 2247 - Weber, 637.

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        Théorie des Quatre Mouvemens et des Destinées générales. Prospectus et Annonce de la Découverte.

      'Leipzig' (Lyons): n.p. 1808. Octavo, with a folding table; contemporary sheep, flat spine gilt. First edition of a most important book, and extremely rare. The first major work published by Fourier, it is a genuine attempt to engineer a paradise: 'Quite literally for Fourier, the ideal city was to appear on the earth' (Helen Rosenau, The Ideal City). Although he is best remembered for his development of the 'phalange' or phalanx, an ideal community which combined the agricultural and the industrial in perfect synthesis, it is in the Théorie des Quatre Mouvemens that Fourier expounded the bases for all of his later work with the revolutionary notion of 'passionate attraction', where the 'passions rather than reason were to be harnessed to ensure the maximum gratification of sexual, social, and other instinctual desires' (Claeys et al., Utopia). Fourier hoped that the ideas he announced here would inspire 1000 loyal subscribers and lead to publication of a massive six-volume undertaking. Despite being disappointed in his hopes, it is 'acknowledged not simply as a pioneering exploration of the social, but also as a founding document of socialist thought' (Jones, Introduction to the Theory of the Four Movements).It is one of the most amazing works of social theory ever published. Famously, Fourier held that the Enlightenment faith in civilisation was nothing more than a symptom of decadence, but that this decadence is one of the required steps for the impending leap from chaos into harmony, not only for the Earth but for the whole solar system. His analysis of the impending 70,000 years of harmony is neatly summarised in the folding chart. If his mathematical predictions were not outlandish enough, the detailed asides he offers are truly astonishing. He outlines, for instance, his staunch belief that the Earth would form a Northern Crown similar to the Rings of Saturn which would, in turn, change the chemical balance of the seas until it became like lemonade. Naturally this would also lead to the demise of the 'horribles légions de monstres marins' which have been plaguing humanity.Fourier once humbly commented 'I alone comprehend the true plan and the means of fulfilling it'. Engels christened him an ironist. Some sporadic staining; a good copy.

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        Reden an die deutsche Nation.

      Berlin: Realschulbuchhandlung 1808. 8°. 490 S., [1] Bl., broschiert (Einband berieben und wasserfleckig; erste und letzte Seiten wasserfleckig ohne Textverlust; stockfleckig; letzte Seiten oben eselsohrig; sonst altersgemäss gut erhalten)Versand D: 8,00 EUR Philosophie

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        Robert-Macaire Avocat. Mon cher Bertrand, donnes moi cent écus, je te fais acquitter d’emblée. J’ai pas d’argent. Hé bien donnes moi 100F - pas le sou - tu n'as pas dix francs?. pas un liard! alors donnes moi tes bottes je plaiderai la circonstance atténuante. - Robert Macaire als Rechtsanwalt. - Lieber Bertrand. gib mir hundert Kronen, und ich sorge dafür, dass Du sofort freigelassen wirst. - Ich habe kein Geld! - Dann gib mir hundert Francs! - Habe ich auch nicht! - Du hast nicht einmal zehn Francs? - Keinen Cent! Dann gib mir Deine Stiefel, und ich werde auf mildernde Umstände plädieren.

      - Lithographie v. Honoré Daumier (1808-1879) aus Le Charivari b. Aubert, Paris, 25.10.1836, 25,5 x 20 cm Pl. 9, Delteil Nr. 362 " Caricaturana " ist eine Serie bestehend aus hundert Lithographien, keine von Daumier monogrammiert. Leichter Abrieb an einer Knickstelle mitten durch die Darstellung. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Manuel d'infanterie, ou résumé de tous les règlemens, décrets, usages, renseignemens, propres à cette arme Deuxième édition

      Paris, Magimel,1808.. Duodecimo. Pp. vi, 480. Plus 7 engraved plates on 4 double-page sheets, bound-in. Hardcover, custom bound in very fine contemporary red straight-grained morocco by P. Lefebvre for Christian, king of Denmark. Spine with various armorial ornaments, Royal Crown in first compartment, both covers with beautiful rolled twig border with acorn corner ornaments, front cover with central gilt lettering “S.M. LE ROI DE DANEMACK” [sic], back with large central capital “C”. Beautiful endpapers, gilt ruled edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt. Sporadic foxing and spotting, few corrections in ink in old hand. A splendid copy. ~ First edition. Very rare copy bound for the King of Denmark.

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        Manuel d'infanterie, ou résumé de tous les règlemens, décrets, usages, renseignemens, propres à cette arme. Deuxième édition.

      Paris, Magimel,1808. - Duodecimo. Pp. vi, 480. Plus 7 engraved plates on 4 double-page sheets, bound-in. Hardcover, custom bound in very fine contemporary red straight-grained morocco by P. Lefebvre for Christian, king of Denmark. Spine with various armorial ornaments, Royal Crown in first compartment, both covers with beautiful rolled twig border with acorn corner ornaments, front cover with central gilt lettering "S.M. LE ROI DE DANEMACK" [sic], back with large central capital "C". Beautiful endpapers, gilt ruled edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt. Sporadic foxing and spotting, few corrections in ink in old hand. A splendid copy. ~ First edition. Very rare copy bound for the King of Denmark.

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        Ansicht von Sidney von der Südseite, und der Mündung des Parramatta Flusses.

      probably Weimar: circa, 1808. Single sheet, 340 x 222 mm., laid paper, featuring an engraved view of Sydney Cove, slight browning, very good. A good view of Sydney Cove closely based on the original engraving in the official publication of the Baudin voyage. It was engraved for the German edition of the Baudin account, with the original French caption slightly enhanced to read "View of Sydney from the south-side with the mouth of the Parramatta River". The French encampment is in the foreground of the picture, and several of the sailors can be seen working on repairs to their ships. To the left a small group of aborigines is testament to the close quarters in which the French bivouacked, and a reminder of why Nicolas-Martin Petit was able to create his famous suite of portraits of Port Jackson aborigines.This is quite a rare image; there is a copy in the Nan Kivell collection of the National Library of Australia. The German edition of the Baudin voyage was first published as Entdeckungsreise nach Australien (Weimar, 1808-1819). Slight browning.

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        Carte Générale de la Terre Napoléon.

      Paris: Gravé par Tardieu, 1808. Engraved chart measuring 580 x 850 mm. (sheet size). Impressive early chart of the South Australian coastline revealing French colonial ambitions for Australia, a result of the survey undertaken during the Baudin expedition in Australian waters during 1802. As the title "Terre Napoleon" strongly implies, the map is tangible proof of French colonial ambitions for Australia. At the time of the Baudin voyage a Napoleonic order existed to conquer the continent, a plan ultimately frustrated by defeat in Europe. The place names engraved on this chart maps are almost entirely in French; interestingly, when the second edition of Baudin's voyage was published in 1824 most of these names were discretely changed into English.Although the map bears the engraved date of 1808 it was included in the atlas volume of the official voyage account published in 1812. A milestone in mapping the continent, this was the first Australian atlas ever published. Although Matthew Flinders charted this coastline at the same time as Baudin, and the two expeditions famously met in Encounter Bay, Flinders' publication was delayed by several years due to his imprisonment at the hands of the French on Mauritius. The matter of precedence remained a bone of contention between the English and the French for some time as here there is no acknowledgement of Flinders' prior discoveries.This map is beautifully enhanced by vignettes of Australian flora and fauna based on drawings by Charles Alexandre Lesueur (featuring kangaroos and sea lions reclining composed beneath an idealised neoclassical figure). Most examples are removed from the atlas and are subsequently folded, however this example is a single unfolded sheet and remains in excellent condition. Blank margins slightly rubbed with a few a few closed tears (now expertly repaired, engraving unaffected); otherwise fine overall.

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        Pianta della città di Firenze.

      1808. Presso Molini Landi e Co., 1808. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n cm 51,5 x 69,7 (alla lastra) più margini. Titolo in semplice cartiglio in alto a sn., giglio fiorentino entro tondo in alto a ds., nome dell'incisore "Gius. Canacci inc." in bs. a sn., in lastra e fuori dalla parte figurata. Bella pianta della città realizzata in proiezione piana e secondo il criterio della moderna topografia, redatta con grande precisione planimetrica e assai dettagliata nel riportare i nomi delle strade del centro urbano. Nell'angolo inf. a sn. scena allegorica con figura e leone, sullo sfondo l'insieme del Battistero e del Duomo e il Palazzo della Signoria, simboli della città di Firenze. La prima tiratura della pianta reca la data 1808, come nel nostro esemplare (le tirature successive sono datate 1847 e 1865 e mostrano dei successivi ritocchi. Un minimo foxing ai margini, peraltro bella impressione e in margini.

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        Voyage à l'Isle d'Elbe, suivi d'une notice sur les autres isles de la Mer Tyrrhénienne. Paris, chez D.Colas Imprimeur-Libraire, 1808

      1808. in-8, pp. (6), XVI, 232, elegante leg. mod. m.pelle, filetti e titolo in oro al dorso. Con una carta topografica dell'isola inc. e ripieg.f.t. e 2 altre tavole di reperti etruschi e storia naturale. L'autore fece tre viaggi all'Elba dal 1800 al 1807 sotto gli auspici del Ministero dell'Interno di Parigi e raccolse una quantità di notizie e dati su ogni aspetto dell'isola, minuziosamente narrati nella presente relazione a stampa. Le ultime 20 pagine del volume sono dedicate a notizie su Pianosa, Montecristo, Giglio, Sardegna, Corsica, Capraia e Gorgona. Non comune, bell'esemplare.

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        MEMOIRS OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING AGRICULTURE. CONTAINING COMMUNICATIONS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS IN HUSBANDRY & RURAL AFFAIRS. TO WHICH IS ADDED A STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF THE SCHUYLKILL PERMANENT BRIDGE. VOL. I.

      Philadelphia: Printed by Jane Aitken, 1808. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good binding. The first printing of the first volume of the Memoirs of this scientific organization which was formed to promote and secure necessary husbandry in the early Republic. With a list of the by-laws and the original members, who included Noah Webster, Rev. Dr. White, John Dickinson, John Jay, Tench Coxe, George Clinton, and many other luminaries from the beginnings of the United States. Bound with Richard Peters' Statistical Account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge, the first covered bridge in America. This account was first published by Jane Aitken in 1807 and was then appended--with title page and original pagination--to this first volume of the Society's Memoirs. With in-text woodcuts, two engraved plates, and a folding table. A most attractive copy in mottled calf, with morocco label. (Rink, Technical Americana, 2635; AI 15916; Sabin 62036). Very Good binding.

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        Extraordinary Hardships and Adventures of Captain David Woodard.

      London: Thomas Tegg, circa, 1808. Small octavo, 28pp, large folding aquatint frontispiece, old wrappers, in cloth case with ties. Scarce copy of a rare Tegg pamphlet, detailing the adventures of an American sailor in modern Sulawesi in the early 1790s. Woodard's account is of some note due to the fact that it represents a relatively early and significant English-language account of the seas of south-east Asia, notably the Celebes Sea, but also Batavia (Jakarta).Woodard had sailed in the American ship Enterprise from Batavia bound for Manila. He and five companions were sent off in small boat to purchase provisions, but found themselves cut off by a storm, finally landing at Celebes where one of them, Archibald Millar, was killed in a fight with the local Malays. Imprisoned by their captors, they finally escaped with the help of a Muslim priest, and made their way back to Batavia.The pamphlet is based on The Narrative of Captain David Woodard (London, 1804), but being much shorter does not include that longer works notes mutiny on the Bounty; the wrecks of the Antelope and Pandora; the sufferings of some of the crew of the Shah Hormazier in Torres Strait.Tegg pamphlets, especially those in good condition, are quite uncommon. Ferguson originally noted only one copy of this (NYPL), but added three in time for the Addenda: his own copy, and copies in the Mitchell and National Libraries. Ferguson also gives the putative date of 1808 for publication, which is supported by the fact that one page of the present copy is clearly watermarked "1807"

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        Voyages a Peking, Manille et L'Ile de France Faits dans l'intervalle des annees 1784 a 1801.

      Paris. de l'imprimerie Imperiale. 1808. Text in French. Volume I only (lacks text volumes 2 and 3 and accompanying atlas). lxiii + 439pp, table des empereurs de la Chine listing the names of the Chinese emperors in both Chinese characters and Romanised form. A little occasional foxing but generally very clean. Calf spine, paper covered boards, corners little worn. Still overall a sound and clean copy of volume I. This first volume covers the ancient history of China and his travels from Canton to Peking. (Volumes II and III, not included here, contain further observations on China together with impressions of Manila and a little on Mauritius). The son of a Sinologist the author himself served as French Consul in Canton from 1784 living in China for the nearly 20 years. On his return to Europe he continued with his scholarly interest in China and in 1813 his 'Dictionnaire Chinois-Français et Latin' was published. Lust 336. Cordier 2351-2352. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 122832).

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