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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Joseph J. Felcone Inc. ]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: BOTTEGHINA D'ARTE GALLERIA KÚPROS]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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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

      - Lithographie v. Honor

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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.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Plaidez, plaidez.ca sera un bon tour

      - Lithographie v. Honor

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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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.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Vollständiges Handbuch der Forstwirthschaft. Erster Theil. Allgemeine Ansicht der Forstwirthschaft und Regeln der Holzzucht und Holzverwerthung. [Erster Theil. Zweyter Band. Forstbotanik oder Beschreibung aller im Freyen des deutschen Klimas vegetirenden Holzpflanzen. Nach einem neuen, auf allgemein sich darstellende äussere Unterscheidungszeichen begründetem Systeme der Zusammenstellung verwandter Geschlechter und Arten]

      1808. One large folding printed table. 9 p.l., 764 pp.; 20 p.l., 552 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. half-sheep & paste-paper boards, contrasting vellum lettering pieces on spines. Ulm: Stettin, 1808-10. First edition and very rare; OCLC locates no copy in the U.S. Seutter (1769-1833), forester and financier, served a chief of forests in various parts of Germany where he was well-known for initiating numerous organizational changes and reforms. This is his most comprehensive work on forest management. Vol. I provides very detailed instructions on regulating and valuing forests. The second part is devoted to a discussion of the species of wood and their uses. Fine and handsome set. Bookplate of Graf von Seinsheim. ❧ A.D.B., Vol. 34, pp. 68-70. Mantel, I, 25.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc. ]
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        En Irlande: Comment!.encore un faux St

      - Lithographie v. Honor

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Nous avons grande repr

      - Lithographie v. Honor

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        The history of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African slave-trade by the British Parliament.

      - London ; For Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme ; 1808. Deux volumes in 8 demi-basane racin

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        Friedrich August Carus : Nachgelassene Werke [6 B

      Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth und Paul Gotthelf Kummer, - 1808 - (1. Aufl.), 6 B

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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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        THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN. Illustrated with Notes, Historical, Critical, and Explanatory, and A Life of the Author, by Walter Scott, Esq.

      London. James Ballantyne. 1808 - Royal octavo. 18 volumes complete. VERY HANDSOMELY LEATHER BOUND IN FULL PERIOD STRAIGHT-GRAIN DARK GREEN MOROCCO, five raised bands elaborately gilt stamped with small floral tools in compartments and the boards blind embossed with gilt fillets and gilt boxed floral corners. First collected edition being the first Scott edition and a Large Paper copy. Engraved frontispiece and one folding engraved plate. A lovely set in a contemporary English binding in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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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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        The History of Barbados from the first Discovery of the Island in the Year 1605 till the Accession of Lord Seaforth 1801

      

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        Annales des voyages, de la géographie et de l'histoire, ou collection des Voyages nouveaux les plus estimés, traduits de toutes les Langues Européennes; des relations originales, inédites, communiquées par des voyageurs français et étrangers, et des mémoires historiques sur l'origine, la langue.

      Buisson, Paris 1808 - T. 1. Cah. I-III, Bull.: 1808. 416 S., 2 Kupferst., 1 Kt. (handkoloriert) T. 2. Cah. IV-VI, Bull.: 1808. 408 S., 4 Kupferst., teils ausklappbar T. 3. Cah. VII.IX, Bull.:1808. 400 S., 2 Kt. T. 4. Cah. X-XII, Bull.: 1808. 408 S., 3 Kt. T. 5. Cah. XIII-XV, Bull.: 1808. [1] Bl., 400 S., Frontispiz, 2 Kupferstiche, 1 Kt. - enth.: Précis de la géographie universelle, ou Description de toutes les parties du monde. 1808: 8 S. zwischen S. 272 u. 273 T. 6. Cah. XVI-XVIII, Bull.: 1809. 400 S., 1 Kupferst., 2 Kt. T. 7. Cah. XIX-XXI, Bull.: 1808. 408 S., 2 Kupferst, 1 handkol. Kt. - enth.: Extrait du Journal de l'Empire: 4 S. zwischen S. 280 u. 281 T. 8. Cah. XXXII-XXIV, Bull.: 1809.408 S., Frontispiz, 2 Kt. - enth.: Annales des Sciences et des Arts: 4 S. zwischen S. 144 und 145 T. 9. Cah. XXV-XXVII, Bull.: 1809. 408 S., 2 ausklappb. Kupferst., 1 Kt. T. 10. Cah. XXVIII-XXX, Bull.: 1810. 400 S., 2 Kupferst., 1 Kt. T. 11. Cah. XXXI-XXXIII, Bull.: 1810. 410 S., 2 Kt. T. 12. Cah. XXXIV-XXXVI, Bull.: 1810. 400 S., 1 ausklappb. Kupferst., 2 Kt. T. 13. Cah. XXXVII-XXXIX, Bull.: 1811. 416 S., 2 ausklappb. Kupferst., 1 Kt. T. 14. Cah. XL-XLII, Bull.: 1811. 392 S. Frontispiz, 2 ausklappb., handkol. Kupferst. T. 15. Cah. XLIII-XLV, Bull.: 1811. 424 S.,1 ausklappb. Kupferst., 1 Kt. T. 16. Cah. XLVI-XLVIII, Bull.: 1811. 398 S., 2 Kupferst., 2 Kt. T. 17. Cah. XLIX-LI, Bull.: 1812. 400 S., 3 Kupferst., 1 ausklappb. Tab. T. 18. Cah. LII-LIV, Bull.: 1812. 400 S., 1 Kt. T. 19. Cah. LV-LVII, Bull.: 1812. 400 S., 1 Kupferst., 1 Kt. Pappeinbde. mit Kleisterpapier überzogen, goldgeprägte Titelschildchen, rundum gesprenkelter Rotschnitt, Ecken, Kanten, Kapitale bestoßen, Decken teils leicht berieben, vereinzelt Papierbräune und Stockflecken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collectio plantarum tam exoticarum, quam indigenarum, cum delineatione, descriptione culturaque earum. - Sammlung ausländischer und einheimischer Pflanzen, mit ihrer Abbildung, Beschreibung und Kultur. Erster und zweiter Band mit 69 (statt 72) kolorierten Kupfern.

      Gebrüder Hahn, Hannover 1808 - 2 Bände. Hannover, Gebrüder Hahn 1808-1810. Gross-8° (24,5 bzw. 24 x 19,5 cm). VII, 98 S. mit 36 kolorierten Kupferstichen; II, 82 S. (ohne Seiten 71/72 und 77/78) mit Tafeln 37-40, 42-61, 63 u. 65-72 (davon 5 grössere, gefaltete Tafeln). Halblederband u. Pappband der Zeit. Titel gestempelt, Blätter teils papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, in Band 2 einige Tafeln an der rechten unteren Ecke und teils am Rand feuchtigkeitsspurig, Bd. 1 teils im Rand mit kleiner Wurmspur. Einbände teils lichtrandig, abgegriffen u. bestossen, Bd. 1 stärker und ohne einen Teil den Rückens. Bd. 2 mit leicht fleckigem Vorderdeckel. Nissen 2133 - 69 Kupferstiche, mit ausführlichen Beschreibungen in Deutsch und kürzeren in lateinischer Sprache. 1819 erschien noch ein dritter, weniger umfangreicher Band, er umfaßte zwei Lieferungen. - Johann Christoph Wendland (1755 Landau -1828 Herrenhausen) war Botaniker und Garteninspektor der Herrenhäuser Gärten. Sein offizielles botanisches Autorenkürzel lautet "J.C.Wendl." Die Illustrationen stammen vom Autor selbst und wurden teils von ihm signiert. - Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschlands EUR 5,00 (versicherter Versand) Titel gestempelt, Blätter teils papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, in Band 2 einige Tafeln an der rechten unteren Ecke und teils am Rand feuchtigkeitsspurig, Bd. 1 teils im Rand mit kleiner Wurmspur. Einbände teils lichtrandig, abgegriffen u. bestossen, Bd. 1 stärker und ohne einen Teil den Rückens. Bd. 2 mit leicht fleckigem Vorderdeckel. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cause celebre. Enfant egare dans la Vendee. Plaidoyer pour L.R.A. Voyneau fils, dragon du 15e regiment, contre L.A.F. Voyneau, son frere, prononce a l'audience de la section civile de la Cour de cassation, le lundi 3 décembre 1808; par M. Loiseau, avocat à la Cour de cassation et au Conseil des prises

      Aux Archives du Droit Francais, Paris 1808 - 8vo. [4], 47, [1] pp. Original printed wrappers (edges a little frayed). In the development of the Code Civil, the extraordinary "Voyneau Affair" has fourfold significance. It tested in the French Supreme Court the relationship between national adoption and parental authority; established legal precedence in the rights of French war refugees in exile; explored the definition of the "tierce opposition" procedure; and assessed the limits of the concept of "civil death." The case has been frequently utilized by legal scholars to illustrated the elasticity of the Code Civil. The present pamphlet is Jean-Simon Loiseau's "beautifully composed" argument on behalf of L.-R.-A. (Auguste) Voyneau (b. 1789). As an infant Auguste disappeared during the Terror in the Vendee region and in 1795 was pronounced dead. Shortly thereafter it was determined that the infant had in fact been rescued among the corpses of a destroyed village and taken to Nantes. In 1796 a former servant of the Voyneau family encountered the young boy and thought she recognized him, or at least claimed to recognize him, from a telltale scar on his forehead. "Madame Voyneau, however, refused to accept that the boy was her son. She insisted that the child was actually the son of a poverty-stricken miller and the center of an elaborate plot to introduce an 'intruder' into her family and thus deprive them of the money that Auguste or the would-be Auguste would eventually inherit from his parents" (Heuer, p. 153).After a thorough investigation, the court of Nantes ruled that the boy was in fact her son. In the absence of her husband, Auguste Voyneau, who had fled the Revolution in 1789 and was then living in exile, Madame Voyneau appealed the ruling, which was rejected by the judges of the court of Fontenay, and she was ordered to pay a restitution of 700 francs. The Senatus-Consulte of 6 Floreal An X granted amnesty to the elder Auguste Voyneau, who then returned to France and contested these judgments, by means of a "tierce opposition," based on the fundamental importance of paternal rights and authority. The plaintiff argued that, having been granted amnesty, he had been "reborn" to his country and family, and yet was being prohibited by the courts from exercising an essential right of a citizen and father, namely to acknowledge or deny that a child was his own. "Voyneau continued to maintain that paternal rights, being natural and inalienable, took precedence over the formal penalties that had been imposed on emigres" (Heuer, p. 154). On July 23, 1806, the Court of Appeal in Poitiers ruled that Voyneau's "rebirth" as a French citizen did not restore him to the position of a "pere de famille" with complete power over his family, since "the rights acquired by a wife or children of an amnestied man during his civil death belong to them irrevocably." Because Voyneau had gone into exile, he could not contest sovereign judgments because he was "legally dead" to the State. Secondly, in his absence his "widow" had brought together in a court of law the rights of both maternity and paternity, and had lost the case on appeal; therefore the "tierce opposition" strategy was not permissible to him. However, if Voyneau had not returned to France, his daughter could have formed the third party against the judgment and the "tierce opposition" could have been employed in a separate case. "The thwarted 'pere' then took his case to the Supreme Court, where the case was tried in 1808. Jean-Simon Loiseau, one of the chief compilers and editors of the jurisprudence of the Code Civil [and the author of the present 'Plaidoyer'], represented Voyneau's ostensible son Auguste. He argued that before the amnesty, M. Voyneau had been neither a father nor a French citizen: 'In the eyes of the law, he was not a father, a husband, or a citizen; he was dead for his children, for his family, as for his country.' Louiseau's argument directly echoed the rationale presented by the makers of the Code Civil fo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Treatises

      1808 - Aristotle, The Treatises of Aristotle, (11 treatises) 1808, Taylor translation, 1st English. Very large (30cm x 24cm) 4to, ¾ green morocco in fine shape. xlv+520pp. Marbled boards and edges. Light stain on ½ title and title (see photo). Paper otherwise white, Large paper copy with huge margins. (5cm to edge, 3cm to spine, 4cm at bottom, 3cm at top. Eleven treatises, comprising On the Soul, On Sense and Sensibles, On Memory and Reminiscence, On Sleep and Wakefulness, On Dreams, On Divination by Sleep, On the Common Motion of Animals, On the Generation of Animals, On Length and Shortness of Life, On Youth and Old Age, and On Respiration Except for “On the Soul” (De Anima) these are first appearances in English. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Arabian Nights

      London - Printed for the Proprietors, Effingham Wilson and all other booksellers., 1808 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Four volumes of Arabian Nights Entertainments. This work is the famous collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales. It is also known as One Thousand and one Nights. Complete in four volumes. With two illustrated plates to each volume. Volume IV is mispaginated as it has 296 written to the final leaf, should actually be 336. Translated from Antoine Galland's French edition. Galland was the first European translator of One Thousand and One Nights. This edition was translated into English by GS Beaumont. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear to the head and tail of spines. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Some pages, especially to volume I have been repaired by being laid on to other pages, does not affect text. Prior owner's signature to the title pages of all volumes, Anna Maria Manley. Pages are rather age toned with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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         Glossaire de la langue romane rédigé d'après les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Impériale, et d'après ce qui a été imprimé de plus complet en ce genre ; contenant l'étymologie et la signification des mots usités dans les XIe ... (au) XVIe siècles, avec de nombreux exemples ... et précédé d'un discours sur l'origine, les progrès et les variations de la langue françoise.

      Paris, B. Warée, imp. Crapelet, 1808, 2 vol. in 8°, avec un front. gravé et un fac-similé se dépl. - Suivi de : Supplément au Glossaire de la langue romane, contenant l'étymologie et la signification des mots usités dans l'ancienne langue des François... Paris, Chasseriau et Hécart, 1820, 1vol. in 8°, soit un ensemble de 3 vol., les 2 premiers en pl. basane racinée époque, dos lisse entièr. orné, et le supplément en rel. postérieure demi-basane racinée, p. de t. orangée, qq. rares rouss. pour le supplément. Bon exemplaire. Edition originale d'un des premiers grands glossaires de la langue romane. Sainte-Palaye n'avait laissé qu'un ouvrage incomplet et défectueux. Roquefort reprit son idée, la compléta et donna une disposition moins diffuse et plus commode. Son Glossaire contient la nomenclature, l'étymologie et la signification des mots usités en France du XIe au XVIe siècle, avec un Discours sur l'origine des Français, et une autre sur le Génie de la langue française, fournie par Auguis. Son Glossaire le fait alors connaître et lui vaut d'être nommé, en 1809, membre de l'Académie celtique, future Société des Antiquaires de France. Ouvrage historiquement important et rare avec le Supplément paru en 1820. ¶ Quérard Fr. litt. VIII. 149.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE APPLE PIE; Written by Z.

      27 engraved leaves, printed on one side only; the first a paste-downs; the last separated from the inner cover and laid down. Title and 26 hand-coloured engravings illustrating the rhyme of the letters of the alphabet. Original printed wrappers. 10.6 x 9 cm. First edition. Worn; torn; crudely repaired throughout; spine crudely taped; many leaves strengthened at their outer edge; else a good copy contained in a morocco-backed folding case. Moon 1005. One of the rarest and most sought after titles produced by Harris, and certainly one of the most attractive.

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        A TRUE HISTORY OF A LITTLE OLD WOMAN, who found a silver penny.

      20, [12 booklist] pages. Plus 12 hand-coloured plates and 1 folding panorama. Original printed wrappers. Spine repaired; old repairs to folds of panorama; else an excellent copy of a book rarely found in anything approaching acceptable condition. Moon 96A(2). First published in 1806.

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        THE DIVERTING AMUSEMENT OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, being the Particulars of the Wonderfull Incidents that took place therein.

      12 pages. Illustrated with 10 hand-coloured engraved plates. Lacking original wrappers. Recently rebound in quarter red sheep gilt over marbled boards with vellum tips. 16mo. First edition. A very good copy. Rare.

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