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        Description de l'Egypte : THÈBES BYBÂN EL MOLOUK Tableau peint à l'entrée & §DUTERTRE#§§(delineavit)|& §CECILE#§§(delineavit)|& §ALLAIS#§§(sculpsit) EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1809. Fine. Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1828, 53,5 x 71 cm. - Original etching in plano, partially gouache hand at the time, untrimmed, extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by the orders of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon the Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830 and published between 1809 and 1828, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark visible transparence.Légères marginal foxing and without any harm to the engraving, otherwise excellent condition of freshness and preservation ancient and modern Egypt. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon, before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale in plano, partiellement gouachée à la main à l'époque, non rognée, extraite de l''Édition Impériale' de la Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et recherches faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition française, publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand.  Réalisée entre 1802 et 1830 et publiée entre 1809 et 1828, elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires offerts aux institutions. Papier vergé au filigrane 'Égypte ancienne et moderne' visible par transparence. Légères et marginales rousseurs sans aucune atteinte à la gravure, sinon très bel état de fraîcheur et de conservation.  La monumentale première édition de la Description de l'Égypte en 13 volumes comportait 892 planches dont 72 coloriées, parmi lesquelles 9 volumes concernaient l'Antiquité. Les autres volumes traitaient de l'Histoire Naturelle et de l'Égypte moderne car Napoléon Bonaparte avait emmené avec lui une commission de savants de toutes disciplines si bien que, disait-on, dans sa description était emmagasiné 'le plus riche musée de l'Univers'. Cet ouvrage fut rédigé en partie par la baron Dominique Vivant-Denon, avant que ce dernier soit nommé directeur général du Musée Napoléon au Louvre. Plus de 80 artistes et 400 graveurs furent engagés pour ce projet titanesque.  Les dimensions des planches exceptionnellement grandes nécessitèrent la création d'une presse spéciale et d'un meuble spécifique pour les conserver...!

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        MEMOIRS OF THE HON. THOMAS JEFFERSON, SECRETARY OF STATE, VICE-PRESIDENT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

      Printed for the Purchasers 1809 - Old olive library cloth. Two volumes, title page replaced with typewritten tp in Volume 1. Vol. 1: iii, iv (since title page lacks), 404 pp. Vol. 2: ii, 434 pp. A rare set, sold with all faults as described. An excellent reading or reference set, not for the overly discerning collector however. Could easily be rebound. Appears to have been printed in New York. Howes describes this rare work as "Venomously critical; said to have been suppressed" due to its scathing description of Jefferson's years in public office and his foreign policy once president. A book with a curious history. It was copyrighted by "Thomas Hall" but contains neither the author's nor the printer's name. Tompkins 27: "Suppressed by the printers on account of the libels it contained. Parton calls them 'two octavo volumes of vituperation.' " It is said that the printer, fearing the libel law, submitted the book to a lawyer, Samuel M. Hopkins of Auburn, who, after reading 20 or 30 pages, reported that he found an average of a libel per page. Howes C164; Sabin 11004; Shaw & Shoemaker 17514. Condition is good as follows: Olive green library cloth (ancient) with small "s" on mid-spine of each volume, as well as faint printed call numbers and name of former institution. Mostly uniform age-toning with scattered foxing. A few tiny dogears in volume 2. Formerly in the Apprentices Library, then in the Franklin Lyceum of Wilmington, Delaware, and finally in the Wilmington Institute Free Library, whose bookplate is inside each volume. card-pocket in each volume. Overall tight and clean, a very presentable set of these rare books [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire sur le lac Menzaleh d'après la reconnaissance faite en vendémiaire EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: De l'imprimerie impériale, 1809. Fine. De l'imprimerie impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x43cm), 261 - 298p., relié. - First edition of these two extracts memories of the First Delivery, Modern State section of the description Egypte.Cartonnage modern parchment cream. Part of title black sheepskin. Copy with great margins, not rogné.Observations, topography, geology, human and physical geography collected by scientists of the expedition, gathered under the testimony of General Andreossy which protected in their missions. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ces deux mémoires extraits de la Première livraison, section Etat Moderne de la Description de l'Egypte. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème parcheminé moderne. Pièce de titre de basane noire. Exemplaire à grandes marges, non rogné. Observations, topographie, géologie, géographie humaine et physique recueillies par les scientifiques de l'expédition, rassemblées sous le témoignage du général Andreossy qui les protégeait dans leurs missions.

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        Des syste'mes d'e'conomie politique, de leurs inconve'niens, de leurs avantages, et de la doctrine la plus favorable aux progre's de la richesse des nations. Tomo premier (-second)

      Chez Xhrquet, D?terville,Lenormant,Petit, Paris 1809 - 2 voll. in 16, pp. XXXII + 381 + (1b); 408. Legatura in p. pg. coeva. Tagli spruzzati. Rara ed. orig. di quest'opera di storia dell'economia.ÂGanilh (1758-1836) e' considerato insieme a Smith,Âal primoÂSismondi, a Maitland, a Genovesi e aÂGaliani come il fondatore dell'economia politica scientifica e liberista.ÂE' conosciuto inoltre per essere stato un sostenitore dellaÂ'scuola mercantile' inÂopposizione alle idee di Adam Smth e degli economisti inglesi.ÂKress, 5939. Einaudi, 2364. Goldsmiths, 19772. Bell'esemplare. ITA

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        The Duke of York's Letter to Mrs Clarke

      London: S.W. Fores, 1809. First edition. 15 x 9-3/4 in. Old folds, awkwardly trimmed, else fine. First edition. 15 x 9-3/4 in. The letter is a satire on the domestic affairs of the much maligned Duke of York. Having negotiated the cessation of their relations (and her silence) with an annual pension, Frederick abruptly cancelled it in 1808. It was a plan poorly thought through and Mrs Clarke was detemined to get revenge. The Duke's position was weakened further once rumours began to spread that Clarke had used her position as mistress to secure commissions for money. In later January 1809 a motion was brought before the house and a 12 day inquiry resulted. Clarke was interviewed and delighted in revealing her complicity with the case. Although Frederick's guilt could not be fully proven, parliament would not grant his complete exoneration and he resigned his post as Commander-in-Chief of the the British Army on 18 March 1809. Rebus letters have been extant since the middle ages when they were often used to denote heraldry. As we know them, they refer to the substitution of pictograms (purely for their phonetic value) for conventially spelled words - a sort of visual pun. Published at the height of the scandal, this one commences: "Ho[yew] [can] [eye] x[pea]ress s[yew]ff[eye]c[eye][hen]tly [toe] my s[wheat]est, my darli[hen]g L[eye]fe, the d[light] [witch] her d[hay]rli[hen]g, her [pea]rety [letter]..." According to BM Satires, Charles Williams is the creator of this work. Williams drew in the fashion of James Gillray and was chief caricaturist for the publisher S.W. Fores. He worked with George Cruikshank on The Every-Day Book and also illustrated Dr Syntax in Paris (1820). Williams is also known to be the first to caricature Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington. BM Satires 11228

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        An Account Of The Empire Of Marocco, And The Districts Of Suse And Tafilelt; Compiled From Miscellaneous Observations Made During A Long Residence In, And Various Journies Through, Those Countries, To Which Is Added An Accurate And Interesting Account Of Timbuctoo, The Great Emporium Of Central Africa.

      London: Printed For The Author, By W.Bulmer & Co., And Sold By G. and W.Nicol, 1809. - 4to. pp. xvi, 287, [1]errata. 11 aquatint plates by J.C.Stadler after drawings by the author (5 folding, 2 coloured), & 2 engraved maps (incl. folding frontis.). contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked (spine & corners worn, front joint cracked). First Edition. An interesting account, based on sixteen years’ residence in Morocco, with chapters on geography, population, zoology, natural resources, manners and customs, administration of justice, education, prevalent diseases, the plague which depopulated West Barbary in 1799 and 1800 to which the author was an eye-witness, Mohammedan religion, the Arabic, Berebber and Shelluh languages, with a comparison of the ancient language of the Canary Islands to that of the Shelluhs of South Atlas, trade and commerce, and the laws, manufactures, and customs of Timbuctoo. The attractive aquatint plates include depictions of natural history subjects (chamelion, locust, &c.), and views of Mogodor, Morocco and the Atlas Mountains. Abbey, Travel, 296. Prideaux pp. 242 & 341. Gay 1248n. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        Voyage en Espagne du Chevalier Saint-Gervais, officier français, et les divers événements de son voyage. Avec de jolies planches gravées en taille-douce, et le portrait de l'auteur.

      Paris, Chez Arthus-Bertrand, Libraire, 1809 - En 2 tomos de -12,5 x 20,5-. T. I: XV + 464 págs. + 1 h. + 2 láminas. T. II: 2 hs. + 415 págs. + 1 lámina. Bonita encuadernación en holandesa, lomo de piel. 1.ª edición. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        Szene aus Schillers Schauspiel "Wilhelm Tell".

      . Bleistift, auf Velin, rechts oben mit brauner Feder nummeriert "74.", verso von fremder Hand bezeichnet "Handzeichnung von Philipp Foltz aus Bingen - jetzt Professor der Akademie in München". 12,1:19,3 cm. Alte Bezeichnung "Philipp Voltz in München" aus einem alten Untersatz ausgeschnitten und beigefügt.. Seine erste künstlerische Unterweisung erhielt Philipp Foltz bei seinem Vater L. Foltz (1809-1867). Seit 1825 studierte er bei P. Cornelius (1783-1867) an der Münchner Akademie. Zusammen mit anderen Schülern war er auch dessen Gehilfe bei der Freskierung der Glyptothek und der Hofgartenarkaden. Ein Romaufenthalt fällt in die Jahre 1835 bis 1838. In dieser Zeit erhielt er besondere Anregungen durch A. Riedel (1799-1883) und L. Robert (1794-1835). 1851 wurde er Professor an der Münchner Akademie, 1865 Direktor der Neuen Pinakothek. Neben Historienbildern malte Foltz auch Genrebilder mit alpenländischen Motiven und illustrierte Werke von L. Uhland und Fr. von Schiller.

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        Oeuvres complètes

      Paris: Chez Leopold Collin, 1809. Fine. Chez Leopold Collin, Paris 1809, 13x20,5cm, 7 volumes reliés. - Edition illustrated with a portrait of the author and 25 plates engraved by Gautier. Binders of the time in full sheepskin blond rooted, back smooth ornate spiers and golden jewels and pieces of title and volume number of green morocco, gilt roulette coaching - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée d'un portrait de l'auteur et de 25 planches gravées par Gautier. Reliures Empire en pleine basane blonde racinée, dos lisses richement ornés de flèches et de fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin vert, roulette dorée en encadrement des plats, filet doré sur les coupes, toutes tranches marbrées. Quelques frottements, sinon agréable exemplaire.

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        NOUVEAU COURS COMPLET D'AGRICULTURE OU DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNE ET UNIVERSEL D'AGRICULTURE

      Editeur - PARIS, DETERVILLE - 1809Contenant la grande et petite culture, l'économie rurale et domestique, la médecine vétérinaire, etc. - Ouvrage rédigé sur le plan de celui de l'abbé ROZIER par THOUIN, PARMENTIER, TESSIER, HUZARD, SILVESTRE, BOSE, CHASSIRON, CHAPTAL, LACROIX, DE PERTHUIS S. YVANT, DECANDOLLE, DU TOUR - 12 volumes sur 13, manque tome 13 - Demi - reliure dos plat orné, étiquettes rouges, en bon état général, légers frottis - Légères mouillures marginales sur certains tomes, importantes tomes 10 et 12 - Quelques planches déreliées - Bords de la couverture et 15 feuillets grignotés sur la moitié de la hauteur, sans atteinte au texte au tome 5 - 57 planches présentes sur 59 (les manquantes photocopiées) - Exemplaire présentant donc des défauts, mais restant lisible, reliures solides et bon aspect extérieur 20 cm, reliés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Livres 113]
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        Satirische Zeichnung mit Zeus über einer Landschaft auf einer Wolke thronend, einen links heranfliegenden Ballonfahrer begrüßend, rechts neben ihm Adler mit umgebundenem Orden.

      - Feder in Schwarz, auf festem Velin, rechts Mitte monogrammiert und datiert „R (1)842. 23,1:35,7 cm. Sicher Vorzeichnung für eine Illustration. Ausgebildet 1809-1816 an der Münchner Kunstakademie bei R. Langer (1783-1846), J. Hauber (1766-1834), A. Seidl (1760-1834) und M. Kellerhoven (1758-1830), waren Rhombergs Themengebiete historische Darstellungen, Genreszenen und Bildnisse. Daneben arbeitete er auch als Lithograph. 1817-1822 war er in Wien tätig, anschließend kehrte er nach München zurück, wo er auch verstarb. Seit 1827 war er Zeichenlehrer am Münchner Polytechnikum. Auf diese Tätigkeit zurückzuführen ist die Veröffentlichung seines Lehrbuches „Vollständiger Unterricht in der Figurenzeichnung", das breite Anerkennung fand. Altarbilder schuf er u.a. für die Kirche Dornbirn, die Pfarrkirche Rosenheim und die Münchner Frauenkirche.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        ABENSBERG/bei Kelheim. "Die Fünftaegige Schlacht welche zwischen den Kaiserlich-Französischen und Kaiserlich Oestreicher Truppen bey Tann, Abensberg, Landshut, Eckmühl und Regensburg vorgefallen ist". Blick über das Schlachtfeld mit den aufgestellten Truppen, im Hintergrund die Stadt.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von "Halle bey Dietlein", um 1809, 24 x 35,5 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Seltener Einblattdruck der in der Art eines Bilderbogens die Schlacht bei Abensberg am 19. und 20. April 1809 zwischen Österreichern und Franzosen darstellt. - Geglättete alte Längs- und Querfalten. Mit breitem Rand und in guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        "Die Fünftaegige Schlacht welche zwischen den Kaiserlich-Französischen und Kaiserlich Oestreicher Truppen bey Tann, Abensberg, Landshut, Eckmühl und Regensburg vorgefallen ist". Blick über das Schlachtfeld mit den aufgestellten Truppen, im Hintergrund die Stadt.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von "Halle bey Dietlein", um 1809, 24 x 35,5 cm.. Nicht bei Lentner. - Seltener Einblattdruck der in der Art eines Bilderbogens die Schlacht bei Abensberg am 19. und 20. April 1809 zwischen Österreichern und Franzosen darstellt. - Geglättete alte Längs- und Querfalten. Mit breitem Rand und in guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A manual of maritime law. consisting of a treatise on ships and freight and a treatise on insurance. Translated from the Latin of Roccus. With notes by Joseph Reed Ingersoll

      Philadelphia: published by Hopkins and Earle. 1809. 8vo., 156 + (8)pp., including the half-title, with some paper discolouration and old waterstaining particularly in the latter part of the book, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked and lettered, with early ownership signatures of J. Finnegan and John J. Van Allan> on upper cover, and with J.J. Van Allan's signature at head of title. A complete and generally pretty good copy. First edition in English. A notable contribution to the subject by the 17th century Italian lawyer Francesco Rocco (1605-1676), here translated by Joseph Reed Ingersoll (1786-1868), the Philadelphia lawyer and Congressman, and published in English for the first time. Although first published in Latin as early as 1655, it was still highly regarded in the early 19th century. 'This manual is very highly esteemed by commercial lawyers in all countries, for its compressed, methodical, and accurate learning, and is a book of high authority'. [Marvin 616].

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        THE INVITED ALPHABET; or, Address of A to B; containing his Friendly Proposal for the Amusement and Instruction of Good Children. By R. R

      London, B. Tabart and Co., 1809.. FIRST EDITION 1809, 12mo, approximately 135 x 120 mm, 5½ x 4¾ inches, 25 charming engraved hand-coloured plates with text above and 1 engraved plate showing the letters, each in a tiny square frame, with text above, pages: 11, (1 - blank), (26) plates, printed 1 side only, 64 pages in total, in the original publisher's thin card buff wraps, upper cover repeating text on title page, lower cover advertising 2 other Richard Roe works: The Assembled Alphabet and Infantine Erudition. At the foot of the first plate: "The whole designed by R. R. and engraved by Charles Knight". "The elegant and picturesque plates show children demonstrating the deaf-and-dumb language letter by letter, surrounded by labels containing the letters, great and small, in Roman, Italic, Old English, German writing styles, A & B together on 1 plate. The author's note says that his design is to lure children 'to the vestibule of learning'" (Moon). Covers darkened and slightly chipped at fore-edge, now expertly restored, early restitched through covers next to spine (see image), tiny chips to head and tail of spine, corners dog-eared, top corner of title page and lower corner of text pages and first 2 and last plates trimmed off, not affecting text or image, 2 small closed tears to title page fore-edge, another very small to fore-edge of 1 plate E, all very neatly repaired, 9 tissue guards torn or with pieces missing, 1 missing altogether (tissues possibly added when restitched), plate for W lightly creased, very occasional tiny pale spot, contents otherwise very nice. A very good copy of a scarce early children's alphabet complete with the original wrappers. Moon, Tabart, No. 141; Gumuchian No.150; Osborne II, page 687 (uncoloured); Oppenheimer Catalogue No. 2135 and 2136 (later editions published by William Darton). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Collection of 10 works, mostly first editions, all in very elegant, homogeneous bindings by the Swedish "Hofbokbindare" Hedberg.

      Copenhagen, 1809-1872.. 15,3 x 9,8 to 19,3 x 13 cm. Later half calf, gilt supralibros, richly gilt spines in six compartments, red and green spine labels, upper edges gilt, otherwise uncut. Very beautiful set, bound by the Swedish Royal binder Hedberg, probably around 1900. - Consists of: Palnatoke. Et sörgespil (Copenhagen, Breum, n.d., 1809, printed on thick paper, first edition) - Farik. Syngespil (Copenhagen, Brünnich, 1812, engraved title, first edition) - Helge. Et digt (Copenhagen, Brünnich, 1814, last page mended, first edition). - Fiskeren. Dramatiskt eventyr (Copenhagen, Brünnich, 1816, first edition) - Fostbrödrene (Copenhagen, Thile, 1817, first edition later version). - Hroars saga (Copenhagen, H. F. Popp, first edition). - Skuespil (Copenhagen, Popp, 1827). - Amleth. Tragödie (Copenhagen, Trier, 1847, Särtryck ur 'Oehlenschlaegers Samlede Vaerker, 27de Binds 1ste hefte, Tragödier, 10de Binds 1ste Hefte'). - Digtekunsten. I poesier... (Copenhagen, Bianco Luno, 1849, first edition). - Elberling: Oehlenschläger som gadevise-digter (Copenhagen, B. Luno, 1872, marbled paper binding by Hedberg, printed in 100 copies). - From the library of Gustaf Bernström with his gilt supralibros on front cover. Spines just a little faded, else very clean, fresh and decorative set.

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        Description de l'Egypte Mémoires sur le Nilomètre de l'île d'Eléphantine e EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: De l'Imprimerie Impériale, 1809. Fine. De l'Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 49pp., relié. - First Edition, extracted from the first delivery of the Description of Egypt Part: Antiques, Memoirs. Many footnotes pages. A chalkboard representing the metric under the Ptolemies of Egypt. Cardboard modern parchment cream. Part of title in black sheepskin and gilt. Very good condition, because the copy is as published, wide-margined on vellum paper. The thesis traces the research nilometer on Elephantine Island, description and function as the importance of the discovery, since it nilometer, in addition to providing a history of raw Nile used to raise and pyramid measure. The author infers a reflection metric Egyptian, and elders. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, extraite de la première livraison de la description de l'Egypte, partie : Antiquités, Mémoires. Nombreuses notes en bas de pages. Un tableau représentant le système métrique des égyptiens sous les Ptolémées. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème parcheminée moderne. Pièce de titre en basane noire et titre doré. Très bel état, car l'exemplaire est tel que paru, à toutes marges, sur papier vélin. Le mémoire retrace la recherche du nilomètre sur l'Île Eléphantine, sa description et sa fonction, tant que l'importance de la découverte, puisque ce nilomètre, en plus de donner une histoire des crus du Nil, servait à élever les pyramide et les mesurer. L'auteur en infère une réflexion de système métrique des égyptiens, et des anciens.

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        Tausend und eine Nacht der Gegenwart oder Mährchensammlung im Zeitgewande. 4 Bände (so vollständig).

      Berlin: Johann Wilhelm Schmidt 1809, 1810 und 1811.. 1 Bl, 318 S.; 1, 320; 333; 340 Seiten. Halbleder der Zeit mit Lederecken und goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen, Kl.-8°, ca. 17 x 10 cm.. (etwas berieben und bestoßen, Band 4 mit kleinem Lederverlust und Knickspur auf festem Deckel, alte Besitzeinträge auf vorderen Spiegeln, moderne Besitzeinträge und Inhaltsverzeichnis in Bleistift auf hinteren Spiegeln, im Ganzen gepflegt und recht gut er) Innen papierbedingt etwas gebräunt oder braunfleckig, selten tintenfleckig oder mit dezentem Feuchtigkeitsrand, Band I mit kleinem Loch und Buchstabenverlust auf Seite 47/48, ebenso III / 323/324. Band IV Titelblatt mit zentralen Einrissen und kleiner Fehlstelle, Seite 247/248 kleines Loch mit geringem Textverlust. Dezenter Tabakgeruch, teilweise falsch paginiert aber vollständig. - Erste Ausgabe. Sehr selten! Über KVK sind nur wenige Bibliotheken mit vollständigen Exemplaren nachzuweisen, zahlreiche verweisen auf Digitalisate (z.B. Staatsbibliothek Berlin) und Mikrofiche-Bestand (z.B. Deutsche Nationalbibliothek). Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel mit durchgestrichener Inventarnummer und dem handschriftlichen Besitzvermerk "Min Boksamling Tillhörig / C: E: Rademine". Carl Eric Rademine (Schweden 1771 - 1823) hat zahlreiche Werke aus dem Deutschen ins Schwedische übersetzt. In Band 1 und 2 ist dieser Eintrag überklebt "Tillhör mitt Lanbibliothek. / A. Wiborg." Dieser Einkleber wird weitgehend gedeckt von einem Exlibris mit der Abbildung eines Schlosses und heraldischen Elementen "Arvidius Klingspor / Anno 1895 / Bibliotheca Naesbyensis", die Künstler- oder Druckersignatur lautet: "H.5G.". - Julius von Voß (Brandenburg 1768 - 1832 Berlin) schlug erst eine militärische Laufbahn ein, hatte dort aber wegen seiner satirischen Ader kein Fortkommen und wurde 1798 ganz Schriftsteller. Er verfasste zahlreiche, meist derbe Theaterstücke, in denen er sich als ein Vorläufer von Glasbrenner zeigt, aber auch Romane, Theaterkritiken, militärische und politische Broschüren sowie Theaterkritiken. "Die nothwendige Folge dieser Massenproduktion war eine völlige Verzettelung seines Talentes" (Ellinger in der ADB). Sein Spott galt Adel, Militär und Großbürgertum. Auch in der vorliegenden, 1001 Nacht nachempfundenen Märchensammlung kommen diese Elemente stellenweise zum tragen: Der Fürst von Trallala lässt sich von seiner Favoritin Horribunda Märchen erzählen. E.T.A. Hoffmann hat uns in einer Zeichnung das Bildnis des vergessenen Romantikers Julius von Voß hinterlassen. - ADB nach der online-Ausgabe, WG² 37. Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Karlsruhe, 8. XI. 1809.. 1 S. 4to. Faltbrief.. "Herzlich danke ich Ihnen für das übersandte Buch. [...] es enthält vortreffliche Grundsätze und ich werde es empfehlen, ob es gleich nicht so sehr für mein Publikum geeignet ist, als solches mehr praktisch religiöse Prinzipien verlangt, als in diesem Werk enthalten sind. Indessen, hoffe ich, doch Ihnen durch meine Empfehlung nützlich zu seyn. So bald ich mich mit meiner Correspondenz etwas beygearbeitet habe [ ]". - Die Adresse durchgestrichen

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        The Antiquities of Nations, more particularlyof the Celtae or Gauls: containing a Great Variety of Historical,Chronological, and Etymological Discoveries, many of them Unknown bothto the Greeks and Romans. To which is prefixed, A sketch of the Life ofthe

      London. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. [1809].. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 16mo. 16.2cm, 2nd edition, xxviii,372p., complete with half title, in19th century half dark brown calf, double gilt ruled raised bands, crushblack morocco label, gilt titles, marbled boards, boards bit worn orfaded, some slight edge wear else very good to fine copy. An Englishtranslation of the original French first edition "Antiquite De La Nationet De La Langue Des Celtes". (1703), first translation to English in1709. The best known work of Paul-Yves Pezron, a 17th Century priest fromBrittany. A study of the connection between the Celtic origins of theBretons and the Welsh with tables of Greek, Latin and German words "takenfrom the "Celtick or Gaul-ish Language." Antiquities of Nations was avery popular book in the 18th century and even into the early 19th asevidenced by this edition published in the early 1800's but now bothfirst and second editions are very rare. .

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        Description de l'Egypte Mémoire sur la communication de la mer des Indes à EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: De l'imprimerie impériale, 1809. Fine. De l'imprimerie impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x32cm), 21 - 192p., relié. - first editions of these extracts memories of the first delivery, Modern State section of the Description of Egypt. Cardboard cream parchment modern. Piece as black sheepskin. Copy with wide margins, uncut. History of maritime and inland trade between Egypt and the countries with which she practiced trade, particularly with India. The author speaks of restoring different trade routes, the channel of the Red Sea Nile, Alexandria Canal and navigation on the Nile and its rivers, and travels with his team along the Nile in order to the topography and geology of the site and grading required. Appendix, extracts from ancient authors on the canal from the Red Sea. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales de ces mémoires extraits de la première livraison, section Etat Moderne, de la Description de l'Egypte. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème parcheminé moderne. Pièce de titre de basane noire. Exemplaire à grandes marges, non rogné. Histoire du commerce maritime et fluviale entre l'Egypte et les différents pays avec lesquels elle pratiquait les échanges, et plus particulièrement avec l'Inde. L'auteur parle de rétablir les différentes routes commerciales, du canal de la mer Rouge au Nil, du canal d'Alexandrie et de la navigation sur le Nil et ses rivières, et de ses voyages avec son équipe le long du Nil afin d'établir la topographie et la géologie des lieux et les travaux de nivellement nécessaires. En appendice, des extraits des auteurs de l'Antiquité sur le canal de la mer Rouge.

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        THE HISTORY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT IN 1670, TO THE YEAR 1808.

      Charleston. 1809. - Two volumes. xii,478; iv,602pp. plus two folding maps (one with contemporary outlining). Late 19th-century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Extremities rubbed. Lightly foxed. Very good. Untrimmed. A standard work, by the prolific historian and native son. The general map in the first volume shows the state, with the map of Charleston in the second volume. The better part of the book is devoted to the southern campaigns of the Revolution and to biographies of prominent early Carolinians. The Streeter sale catalogue notes that the second volume "as a survey of life in contemporary South Carolina is of great value." HOWES R34, "aa." SABIN 67686. STREETER SALE 1139.

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        A System of Operative Surgery, Founded on the Basis of Anatomy. 2 Volume set

      London Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; and Cadell and Davies 1809. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Foxing throughout, offsetting and soiling to title page of Volume II. Ex.-lib. Surgical Hospital, Dublin First Edition Brown hardback leather cover 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xv, 448pp; xxiv, 385pp. Engraved plates [14 in Volume I, and 7 in Volume II], and line drawings. Volume II published in 1809.

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        Patente und Publicandum 1809 - 1810.

      Stralsund Diverse Verlage/10 1809 - 33 x 20 cm. Schlichter Pappband der Zeit. Sehr reichhaltiger Sammelband mit weit über 1oo Bekanntmachungen (Publicandum) und teilweise auch mit Artikeln der Stralsunder Zeitung. Vielfach unterzeichnet vom Präsidenten der Gouvernementscommission F.G. von Behr und viele andere von H.H. Graf von Essen. 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BAYERN. - Bürger-Militär Almanach für das Königreich Baiern 1809.

      Fleischmann, (1809)., Mchn., - 16,5 x 11 cm. 8 Bl. Kalendarium, 256 S. Mit gestoch. Titel und Porträt-Frontispiz, 4 gestoch. Tafeln mit Ansichten und 4 altkolorierten Kostümkupfern. Köhring 75; Lipperheide Qdc 5; Lentner 5644: "Äusserst selten! - Die brilliant kolorierten Militärkostüm-Kupfer sind hochinteressant und von Wert". - Mit den gesuchten dekorativen Ansichten (meist von P.J. Laminit) von München, Augsburg, Nürnberg und Innsbruck. Das Porträt-Frontispiz (gestochen von Hess) zeigt den bayerischen Außenminister Maximilian Joseph Freiherr von Montgelas (1759-1838). Die Beiträge sind zumeist genealogischer, historischer oder militärischer Natur, so z.B. über Bevölkerung der Staaten, Volksmenge von 307 Städten, über Erfindung der Buchdrucker- Formschneider und Kupferstecher-Kunst, Einführung des Pferderennens in Bayern etc. - Einband etwas berieben. Ohne den seltenen großen Plan von München. - Mit den vier dekorativen altkolorierten Militärkostüm-Kupfern.

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        Description de l'Egypte Observations sur les arabes de l'Egypte moyenne [ EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: De l'Imprimerie Impériale, 1809. Fine. De l'Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 545-606p., relié. - first editions of these two texts, excerpts from the Description de l'Egypte, Section Modern State, Volume 1, 2nd delivery. Beautiful print on rag paper fort.Cartonnage modern cream parchment. Smooth back with part of title in black sheepskin. Flat top with title tag black sheepskin. Copy uncut, all marges.Ces memories are interested in contemporary Egypt, in the early nineteenth century, and particularly to the life and customs of the Arab tribes, nomadic or sedentary. It contains particularly significant and often funny details about the habits, behavior and culture of the Arab by two eyewitnesses. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales de ces deux textes, extraits de la Description de l'Egypte, section Etat Moderne, Tome 1er, 2ème livraison. Belle impression sur papier chiffon fort. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème parcheminé moderne. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre en basane noire. Plat supérieur avec étiquette de titre en basane noire. Exemplaire non rogné, à toutes marges. Ces mémoires s'intéressent à l'Egypte contemporaine, soit au début du XIXe siècle, et plus particulièrement à la vie et aux moeurs des tribus arabes, nomades ou sédentaires. On y trouvera des détails particulièrement significatifs et souvent cocasses sur les habitudes, le comportement et la culture des arabes par deux témoins occulaires.

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        Description de l'Egypte Mémoire sur les monnaies d'Egypte EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: De l'imprimerie royale, 1809. Fine. De l'imprimerie royale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 321-468p., relié. - First edition of this brief excerpt from the Description de l'Egypte, Section Modern State, Volume 1, 3rd delivery. Illustrated boards of currency and tables (446-463p.). Beautiful print on rag paper fort.Cartonnage cream parchment modern. Smooth back with part of title in black sheepskin. Foxing on the front pages; two dark spots in a straight line from fading. Copy uncut, all marges.Remarquable memory, fully comprehensive on the subject, on the ancient and contemporary Egypt currencies. It even found a bibliography of authors who have written on the subject, many of the chapters on manufacturing, and a final section on the administration of the currency. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ce mémoire, extrait de la Description de l'Egypte, section Etat Moderne, Tome 1er, 3ème livraison. Illustrée d'une planche de monnaie et de tableaux (446-463p.). Belle impression sur papier chiffon fort. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème parcheminé moderne. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre en basane noire. Rousseurs sur les premières pages ; deux tâches brunes en marge droite allant s'estompant. Exemplaire non rogné, à toutes marges. Remarquable mémoire, parfaitement exhaustif sur le sujet, sur les monnaies anciennes et contemporaines d'égypte. On y trouvera même une bibliographie des auteurs ayant écrit sur le sujet, des chapitres nombreux sur la fabrication, et une dernière section sur l'administration de la monnaie.

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        Armée d'Espagne. Instruction Générale sur la Comptabilité en matières des Gardes Magasins et autres préposés comptables des services réunis

      ?Burgos: , c.1809. [Spanish Army. General instructions on accounting for quartermasters and other accountants of the armed forces.] Quarto (278 × 200 mm). Contemporary half calf on drab boards, double ruled compartments to flat spine. Tables to the text. A little rubbed, particularly on the spine, the contents, foxed, browned with occasional staining, but overall very good. Presumed first edition of these detailed instructions for the accounting of stores for the French Army in Spain, no other copy traced. This copy with a wonderful provenance having been looted by John Aitchison with his manuscript note to the verso of the front free endpaper - "Taken from the quarters of the Intendant General of the French Army of Spain in the Palace of the Duke of Medina-Coli at Madrid, 16th August 1812, J. Aitchison" - and his ink-stamp to the first leaf, a few pencilled notes to the text. The British Army entered Madrid on 12 August, following a brief and vicious skirmish between a small French reconnaissance party and the cavalry of the advancing Allied forces at Majalahonda/Las Rozas, described by Digby Smith as "a drawn match" (The Napoleonic Wars Data Book, p.385) and by Aitchison himself as an "unfortunate affair" (p.186); "Wellington entered Madrid unopposed next day - vexed that his arrival should have been marred by the untoward business at Majalahonda, 'a devil of an affair' as he described it in a private letter … But the inhabitants of the Spanish capital took little heed of the mishap - the departure of the French was the only thing that mattered. Their enthusiasm was unbounded. 'I have never witnessed' wrote [Private Wheeler], 'such a scene before. For a distance of five miles from the gates the road was crowded with the people who had come out to meet us, each bringing something - laurel boughs, flowers, bread, wine, grapes, lemonade, sweetmeats, &c. The road was like a moving forest from the multitude who carried palms, which they strewed in the way for us to march over … Wellington himself rode at the head of our regiment, we were flushed with victory, and a defeated enemy was flying in our front: proud of the honour paid us by the people, we entered Madrid, the air rent with cries of 'Long live Wellington, Long live the English'" (Oman, V, p.514). In his letters Aitchison himself describes the army's reception in similarly extravagant terms; "The joy of the inhabitants at our appearance has been excessive, and they have given vent to their feelings with all that extravaganza which could be imagined of a people on finding themselves free after bondage of four years. Lord Wellington is regarded as a Demi-God and the army under him looked upon as invincible" (p.186). John Aitchison, (1789-1875), later General Sir John Aitchison KCB GCB, served as an ensign in the 3rd Foot Guards throughout the War. Present at the Passage of the Douro, wounded in the arm while carrying the King's colour at Talavera; he also saw action at Busaco, Salamanca, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Nivelle, Nive and Bayonne and took part in the capture of Madrid and the Siege of Burgos. His later service was in India, 1845-51, as Major General on the staff of the Madras Presidency. His letters from the Peninsula were published in 1981 as An Ensign in the Peninsular War : The Letters of John Aitchison. He is buried in Kensal Rise cemetery

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        Armée d'Espagne. Instruction Générale sur la Comptabilité en matières des Gardes Magasins et autres préposés comptables des services réunis. [Spanish Army. General instructions on accounting for quartermasters and other accountants of the armed forces.]

      ?Burgos: c.1809 - Quarto (278 × 200 mm). Contemporary half calf on drab boards, double ruled compartments to flat spine. A little rubbed, particularly on the spine, the contents, foxed, browned with occasional staining, but overall very good. Tables to the text. Presumed first edition of these detailed instructions for the accounting of stores for the French Army in Spain, no other copy traced. This copy with a wonderful provenance having been looted by John Aitchison with his manuscript note to the verso of the front free endpaper - "Taken from the quarters of the Intendant General of the French Army of Spain in the Palace of the Duke of Medina-Coli at Madrid, 16th August 1812, J. Aitchison" - and his ink-stamp to the first leaf, a few pencilled notes to the text. The British Army entered Madrid on 12 August, following a brief and vicious skirmish between a small French reconnaissance party and the cavalry of the advancing Allied forces at Majalahonda/Las Rozas, described by Digby Smith as "a drawn match" (The Napoleonic Wars Data Book, p.385) and by Aitchison himself as an "unfortunate affair" (p.186); "Wellington entered Madrid unopposed next day - vexed that his arrival should have been marred by the untoward business at Majalahonda, 'a devil of an affair' as he described it in a private letter But the inhabitants of the Spanish capital took little heed of the mishap - the departure of the French was the only thing that mattered. Their enthusiasm was unbounded. 'I have never witnessed' wrote [Private Wheeler], 'such a scene before. For a distance of five miles from the gates the road was crowded with the people who had come out to meet us, each bringing something - laurel boughs, flowers, bread, wine, grapes, lemonade, sweetmeats, &c. The road was like a moving forest from the multitude who carried palms, which they strewed in the way for us to march over Wellington himself rode at the head of our regiment, we were flushed with victory, and a defeated enemy was flying in our front: proud of the honour paid us by the people, we entered Madrid, the air rent with cries of 'Long live Wellington, Long live the English'" (Oman, V, p.514). In his letters Aitchison himself describes the army's reception in similarly extravagant terms; "The joy of the inhabitants at our appearance has been excessive, and they have given vent to their feelings with all that extravaganza which could be imagined of a people on finding themselves free after bondage of four years. Lord Wellington is regarded as a Demi-God and the army under him looked upon as invincible" (p.186). John Aitchison, (1789-1875), later General Sir John Aitchison KCB GCB, served as an ensign in the 3rd Foot Guards throughout the War. Present at the Passage of the Douro, wounded in the arm while carrying the King's colour at Talavera; he also saw action at Busaco, Salamanca, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Nivelle, Nive and Bayonne and took part in the capture of Madrid and the Siege of Burgos. His later service was in India, 1845-51, as Major General on the staff of the Madras Presidency. His letters from the Peninsula were published in 1981 as An Ensign in the Peninsular War : The Letters of John Aitchison. He is buried in Kensal Rise cemetery Sandler 78 for Aitchison's letters [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LE KAIRE Vue extérieure de la Mosquée de Touloun (E M Vol I Pl 29) pl & §BOUILLARD#§§(sculpsit) EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1809. Fine. Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1828, 70,5 x 53,5 cm. - Original etching in plano, untrimmed, extracted from the'' Imperial Edition 'of the Description of Egypt or Collection of Observations and Research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon Grand. Conducted between 1802 and 1830 and published between 1809 and 1828, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid the watermark visible by transparency ancient and modern Egypt paper. This engraving shows a great view of the Tulun Mosque and its minaret in Cairo. The Ibn Tulun Mosque (named Ahmad Ibn Tulun) is the oldest mosque in the city that is in its original state and the oldest Islamic monument in the country. It is also the largest in terms of floor space. It is located near the Citadel of Saladin and the Mosque of Sultan Hassan. Its spiral minaret reminds Samarra. Its construction was ordered by Ahmad Ibn Tulun, the Abbasid governor of Egypt, who ruled the country virtually self-Way 868-884 According to historian Al Maqrizi, the construction of the building began in 876.; a registration date of the completion year 265 AH, that is to say, the year AD 879. Marginal tiny bites do not affect any of the board and without a hitch lack in upper left margin, otherwise excellent freshness and preservation. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. Other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that it was said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. This book was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon, before he is appointed Managing Director of the Louvre Museum Napoleon. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The unusually large size boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale in plano, non rognée, extraite de l''Edition Impériale' de la Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et recherches faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition française, publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand. Réalisée entre 1802 et 1830 et publiée entre 1809 et 1828, elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires offerts aux institutions. Papier vergé au filigrane 'Egypte ancienne et moderne' visible par transparence. Cette gravure présente une superbe vue de la Mosquée de Touloun et de son minaret au Caire. La mosquée Ibn Touloun (du nom d'Ahmad Ibn Touloun) est la plus ancienne mosquée de cette ville qui soit dans son état originel et le plus ancien monument islamique du pays. C'est aussi la plus vaste en termes de surface au sol. Elle se trouve non loin de la Citadelle de Saladin et de la mosquée du Sultan Hassan. Son minaret en forme de spirale rappelle Samarra. Sa construction fut ordonnée par Ahmad Ibn Touloun, gouverneur abbasside d'Égypte, qui gouverna le pays de manière pratiquement autonome de 868 à 884. Selon l'historien Al Maqrizi, la construction de l'édifice commença en 876 ; une inscription date son achèvement de l'an 265 de l'Hégire, c'est-à-dire l'année 879 de notre ère. Infimes piqûres marginales n'affectant pas du tout la planche et un accroc sans manque en marge supérieure gauche, sinon excellent état de fraîcheur et de conservation. La monumentale première édition de la Description de l'Egypte en 13 volumes comportait 892 planches dont 72 coloriées, parmi lesquelles 9 volumes concernaient l'Antiquité. Les autres volumes traitaient de l'Histoire Naturelle et de l'Egypte moderne car Napoléon Bonaparte avait emmené avec lui une commission de savants de toutes disciplines si bien que, disait-on, dans sa description était emmagasiné 'le plus riche musée de l'Univers'. Cet ouvrage fut rédigé en partie par la baron Dominique Vivant-Denon, avant que ce dernier soit nommé directeur général du Musée Napoléon au Louvre. Plus de 80 artistes et 400 graveurs furent engagés pour ce projet titanesque. Les dimensions des planches exceptionnellement grandes nécessitèrent la création d'une presse spéciale et d'un meuble spécifique pour les conserver...!

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        Choix des plus Celebres Maisons de Plaisance de Rome et de ses Environs

      De L'Imrimere de P. Didot L'Aine, 1809-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 1st ed. Atlas Folio. 58 cm. 72 pages, 75 [i.e. 77] leaves of plates : illustrations, plans. Lovely plates throughout. 1/4 leather over red boards. Scraping and wear to leather, some chipping with loss to foot of spine. Mesurees et dessinees par Charles Percier et P.F.L. Fontaine. Contents include: Pas dans Vicaire, Villa Albani, Medici, Panfili, Barberini, Borghese, Mattei, Negroni, Casino del Papa ou villa Pia, Villa Madama, Sachetti, Altieri, Villa di Papa Giulio, Bolognetti, Monte Dragone, Taverna, Muti, Villa d'Este, Casino Colonna, Aldobrandini, Lauti, Giustiniani a Bassano, Villa et Palazzo di Caprarola, Palazzuola di Caprarola. Refs: Brunet IV, 489: "Tres-bel ouvrage"; Cicognara 3822. The first comprehensive survey of Rome's suburban architecture, featuring plans, sections, elevations, and perspective views of twenty-four Roman villas, including details of their garden arrangements. From 1800-02, Percier and Fontaine were engaged in refurbishing Malmaison for Josephine Bonaparte; so successful was their work that they were appointed architects to Napoleon, and subsequently ushered in le style Empire." - Per Bonhams, 2011.

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        Gertrude of Wyoming: A Pennsylvania Tale, and Other Poems

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row, 1809. Tall 4to, 134pp. Original half-morocco and marbled boards with gilt to spine. Backstrip and joints repaired. Decorative endpapers. A folder containing ?2 1/2 pages of manuscript in the autograph of Thomas Campbell. Untrimmed pages. Contains the excessively rare inserted slip, pasted to page [4] which defines the word ?Pelloch? which occurs on p. 8, stanza 5, line 7. A very good copy. First edition. Thomas Campbell (1777--1844) was a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. He was also one of the initiators of a plan to found what became the University of London. "Gertrude of Wyoming? was enormously popular with early 19th-century American readers. "Gertrude" is based on an incident during the American Revolution, when American colonists in the Wyoming Valley in what is now north-eastern Pennsylvania were attacked by Tories and their Native American allies. Over 200 of the 300 Continental soldiers defending the Valley were killed, and many colonists died attempting to escape or were killed during looting. A granite monument raised over the grave of those slain was finished in the 1830s. CBEL, III, p.183. Sabin 10268.

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        A History of New-York, From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Containing Among many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, . . . (Two Volumes)

      New York; Philadelphia; etc., respectively: Inskeep & Bradford; Bradford & Inskeep; Wm. M'Ilhenney; Coale & Thomas; Morford, Willington & Co., 1809. First Edition. Full Calf. Each volume with cloth chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. . Very Good. 8vo. 18 by 11 cm. With fold-out frontis plate of New Amsterdam in first volume. Wear along joints. Spines with some goopiness. Scattered soiling to the leaves, but overall, an attactive copy of hard-to-find first edition of this New York classic, with very handsome custom slipcases that are circa 1900.

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        Wallstein tragédie en cinq actes et en vers précédée de quelques réflexio EDITION ORIGINALE

      Genève: J.J. Paschoud, 1809. Fine. J.J. Paschoud, Genève 1809, 13,5x20,5cm, relié. - First edition of this adaptatation drama of Schiller and his important preface established by Benjamin Constant. Bound in half roan hazelnut, flat spine decorated with gilt slightly thinned Length, sprinkled edges, tiny wormhole in the bottom of a hinge. A wetting at the head of the last leaf, otherwise good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de cette adaptatation du drame de Schiller et de son importante préface établies par Benjamin Constant. Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos lisse orné de filets dorés légèrement éclairci en pied, tranches mouchetées, infime trou de ver en pied d'une charnière. Une mouillure en tête des derniers feuillets, sinon agréable exemplaire.

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        Gertrude of Wyoming a pennsylvanian tale and other poems EDITION ORIGINALE

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1809. Fine. Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, London 1809, 23,5x29,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. binding en demi maroquin cerise à grains longs à coins, spine lisse orné de roulettes dorées comportant de petites traces de frottements en pied, coins émoussés, tranches frottées, éraflures avec légers manques de papier à la cuve sur les plats. Quelques petites rousseurs, agréable état intérieur. Ex-libris encollé au verso du premier plat de binding de la Comtesse de Montebello, un deuxième ex-libris, celui-ci non identifié encollé au dessus du premier. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise à grains longs à coins, dos lisse orné de roulettes dorées comportant de petites traces de frottements en pied, coins émoussés, tranches frottées, éraflures avec légers manques de papier à la cuve sur les plats. Quelques petites rousseurs, agréable état intérieur. Ex-libris encollé au verso du premier plat de reliure de la Comtesse de Montebello, un deuxième ex-libris, celui-ci non identifié encollé au dessus du premier.

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        Oeuvres choisies, littéraires, historiques et militaires de maréchal prince de Ligne; contenant des mémoires sur la Pologne, les juifs, les Bohémiebns, etc [.]. Précedées de quelques détails biographiques sur le prince de Ligne, et publiées par un de ses amis. 1-2.

      - Genève, J. J. Paschoud, 1809. 8vo. (4),+ xxii,+ (2),+ 416; (4),+ 422 pp. Foxing and some spotting. Together with: DE STAËL, Madame (Ed.) || LIGNE, Charles Joseph Prince de. Lettres et pensées du maréchal prince de Ligne, publiees par mad. la baronne de Staël Holstein. Troisième édition, revue et augmentée. Paris, J. J. Paschoud, 1809. With pasted label on half title: ?Se vend chez Delauney librarie, Palais Royal.? 8vo. 13,+ (blank),+ 336 pp. Foxing. Contemporary half calf, gilt spines rubbed, with part labels numbered 1-3, and marbled paper boards. Three uniform volumes, tear at head of spine to volume one. Lonchamp 84, for the second work, edited and with a preface by Germaine de Staël. This third edition is, according to Lonchamp, the best of the four that Madame de Staël published during 1809. Prince Charles Joseph de Ligne (Fürst de Ligne), (1735-1814) was a famous field marchal and author. He has been described as the most charming man ever lived. The first work is the first edition of the compilate of Prince de Ligne?s work. His complete works were published in 34 volumes in 1795-1811. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE INVITED ALPHABET; or, Address of A to B; containing his Friendly Proposal for the Amusement and Instruction of Good Children. By R. R.

      London B. Tabart and Co 1809 - FIRST EDITION 1809, 12mo, approximately 135 x 120 mm, 5½ x 4¾ inches, 25 charming engraved hand-coloured plates with text above and 1 engraved plate showing the letters, each in a tiny square frame, with text above, pages: 11, (1 - blank), (26) plates, printed 1 side only, 64 pages in total, in the original publisher's thin card buff wraps, upper cover repeating text on title page, lower cover advertising 2 other Richard Roe works: The Assembled Alphabet and Infantine Erudition. At the foot of the first plate: "The whole designed by R. R. and engraved by Charles Knight". "The elegant and picturesque plates show children demonstrating the deaf-and-dumb language letter by letter, surrounded by labels containing the letters, great and small, in Roman, Italic, Old English, German writing styles, A & B together on 1 plate. The author's note says that his design is to lure children 'to the vestibule of learning'" (Moon). Covers darkened and slightly chipped at fore-edge, now expertly restored, early restitched through covers next to spine (see image), tiny chips to head and tail of spine, corners dog-eared, top corner of title page and lower corner of text pages and first 2 and last plates trimmed off, not affecting text or image, 2 small closed tears to title page fore-edge, another very small to fore-edge of 1 plate E, all very neatly repaired, 9 tissue guards torn or with pieces missing, 1 missing altogether (tissues possibly added when restitched), plate for W lightly creased, very occasional tiny pale spot, contents otherwise very nice. A very good copy of a scarce early children's alphabet complete with the original wrappers. Moon, Tabart, No. 141; Gumuchian No.150; Osborne II, page 687 (uncoloured); Oppenheimer Catalogue No. 2135 and 2136 (later editions published by William Darton). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Manifeste de la Nation Espagnole à l'Europe A Dijon, chez Noëllat, s.d. (c. 1809). RELIE AVEC (en tête): 2). GREGOIRE (Henri). De la Constitution Française de l'an 1814. Seconde édition. Paris, chez les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1814. 3). [ WENDEL-WURTZ (Jean) ]. L'Apollyon de l'Apocalypse, ou la Révolution Française prédite par S. Jean l'Evangéliste. Seconde édition, corrigée et augmentée. A Lyon, chez Rusand, 1816. 4). LA MAISONFORT (Louis Dubois-Descours, marquis de). Tableau Politique de l'Europe, depuis la Bataille de Leipsick, gagnée le 18 octobre 1813. A Londres, de l'imprimerie de R. Juigné, se vend chez Deboffe, Booth, et Colburn, 1813. 5). GAVAND (J.P.). Les Crimes des Fédérés, moyens d'anéantir cette Secte d'Anarchistes, et de ci

      - 6 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8. 1). 31pp. 2). 30pp. 3). IV. 66pp. 4). 72pp. 5). 95pp. 6). 102pp. Demi-veau, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre "Recueil de Pièces" (reliure de l'époque). 1). Première traduction française très rare, imprimée à Dijon, de ce violent discours contre Napoléon publié initialement en Espagne en 1809. L'homme d'Etat aragonais Martín de Garay (1760-1822) y dénonce l'invasion napoléonienne en Espagne et appelle l'Europe entière à renverser "le colosse tyrannique". 2). Rare édition parue la même année que l'originale. Le célèbre conventionnel Henri Grégoire (1750- 1831) y tourne en ridicule la Charte de 1814, discutée et approuvée en trois jours par les royalistes. Cette publication entraîna une violente campagne de presse contre son auteur. 3). Rare édition de ce virulent pamphlet mystique dans lequel Napoléon est assimilé à l'Antechrist, la créature infernale décrite par Saint-Jean dans l'Apocalypse. Vicaire à Lyon, Jean-Wendel Wurtz (1766-1826) fut suspendu de ses fonctions après la publication du présent ouvrage, "l'une des plus curieuses de ses bizarres productions" (Larousse). Elle eut pourtant un certain succès et connut plusieurs éditions qui furent progressivement augmentées. 4). Edition Originale (?) très rare, imprimée à Londres, de ce violent libelle contre Napoléon par Louis Dubois-Descours, marquis de La Maisonfort (1763-1827). Exilé en Russie après la Révolution française, il devint un agent royaliste au service de Louis XVIII à la Restauration. Nous n'avons pu localiser aucun exemplaire de cette édition dans les bibliothèques consultées. 5). Edition Originale de cette invective contre l'Empire et les engagés volontaires pendant les Cent-Jours. Signature manuscrite de l'auteur au verso du titre. 6). Edition Originale. Pamphlet anti-bonapartiste sur les désastres de la campagne de Russie par l'écrivain René Jean Durdent (1776-1819) qui avait composé en 1806 un poème en hommage à l'empereur. 1). Manque à la BN qui ne possède que la seconde édition de la traduction, publiée sans lieu ni date, mais avec l'indication "2ème édition conforme à celle de 1809". Inconnu à Palau qui ne cite qu'une version italienne publiée à Milan en 1814. 3). Manque à Caillet qui ne cite pas d'édition antérieure à la troisième : "Ouvrage curieux qui attira sur son auteur non seulement les foudres de l'autorité civile, mais encore celles de ses supérieurs ecclésiastiques". Quérard, X, p. 541. 4). Manque à Quérard qui évoque seulement une édition de 1814 à Paris. Inconnu à Barbier qui cite notamment une édition de Londres datée de 1813 chez Deboffe de 96pp. 6). Quérard, II, p. 724: "ce volume a deux autres éditions la même année". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Description de l'Egypte : QÂOU EL KEBYREH (ANTAEOPOLIS) Vue du temple pri & §DUHAMEL#§§ EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1809. Fine. Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1828, 71 x 54 cm. - Original etching in plano, untrimmed, extracted from the 'Imperial Edition' of the Description of Egypt or Series observations and research made in Egypt during the French expedition, published by order of His Majesty the Emperor Napoleon Great. Conducted between 1802 and 1830 and published between 1809 and 1828, she was taken in 1000 copies available to institutions. Laid paper with watermark visible transparence.Légères and marginal foxing ancient and modern Egypt with light attack engraving, otherwise very good freshness and preservation. The monumental first edition of the Description of Egypt in 13 volumes contained 892 colored plates of which 72, including 9 volumes involved antiquity. The other volumes dealt with the Natural History and modern Egypt as Napoleon Bonaparte had brought with him a commission of scholars from all disciplines so that, they said, in his description was stored the richest museum of universe. The work was written in part by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon, before he became DG of Napoleon in the Louvre Museum. More than 80 artists and 400 writers were hired for this huge project. The dimensions of the exceptionally large boards necessitated the creation of a special press and a specific piece of furniture to keep them ...! --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale in plano, non rognée, extraite de l''Édition Impériale' de la Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des observations et recherches faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition française, publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand.  Réalisée entre 1802 et 1830 et publiée entre 1809 et 1828, elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires offerts aux institutions.  Papier vergé au filigrane 'Égypte ancienne et moderne' visible par transparence. Légère trace de pli en coin supérieur droit, sinon excellent état de fraîcheur et de conservation. La monumentale première édition de la Description de l'Égypte en 13 volumes comportait 892 planches dont 72 coloriées, parmi lesquelles 9 volumes concernaient l'Antiquité. Les autres volumes traitaient de l'Histoire Naturelle et de l'Égypte moderne car Napoléon Bonaparte avait emmené avec lui une commission de savants de toutes disciplines si bien que, disait-on, dans sa description était emmagasiné 'le plus riche musée de l'Univers'. Cet ouvrage fut rédigé en partie par la baron Dominique Vivant-Denon, avant que ce dernier soit nommé directeur général du Musée Napoléon au Louvre. Plus de 80 artistes et 400 graveurs furent engagés pour ce projet titanesque.  Les dimensions des planches exceptionnellement grandes nécessitèrent la création d'une presse spéciale et d'un meuble spécifique pour les conserver...!

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        Onan ou le tombeau du Mont Cindre EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Lyon: de l'imprimerie de J. B. Kindelem., 1809. Fine. de l'imprimerie de J. B. Kindelem., A Lyon 1809, in 8 (22x14cm), (4) x, 99pp. (1bc) (3)., broché. - First Edition. Original brochure, with his blue contemporary paper. Without caps paper. Folded corners. Dr. Small, chief surgeon of the hospital of Lyon, wrote this poem which is a metaphor of the dangers of masturbation. The book begins with a praise of Tissot, author of onanism. The poem, which won the Floral Games of Toulouse, followed by a commentary and an essay on the scourge of masturbation. From the examples provided by leading physicians, no less likely than death, and at best, and the hero of the poem, melancholy, apathy, and weakness of the body. The masturbation is presented as the main responsible for the ills plaguing the youth, his primordial cause, its effects are phthisis, or cataracts, or nerve diseases. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Brochure d'origine, avec son papier bleu d'époque. Coiffes dépourvues de papier. Coins repliés. Le docteur Petit, chirurgien en chef de l'hôpital de Lyon, a composé cette poésie qui se veut une métaphore des dangers de l'onanisme. L'ouvrage débute par un éloge de Tissot, auteur de l'onanisme. Le poème, récompensé par les jeux floraux de Toulouse, est suivi d'un commentaire et d'une dissertation sur le fléau de la masturbation. D'après les exemples fournis par les plus grands médecins, on ne risque pas moins que la mort, et au mieux, ainsi que le héros du poème, une mélancolie, une apathie, et une faiblesse de tout le corps. L'onanisme est présenté comme le principal responsable des maux dont souffre la jeunesse, sa cause primordiale, que ses effets soient la phtisie, ou la cataracte, ou des maladies nerveuses.

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        Instructions for an Officer of the Fishery, Under the Act 48 Geo III Cap. 110 + Additional Instructions and Acts

      Edinburgh Sir D Hunter Blair and J Bruce 1809 - 1826. G : in Good condition. Ex Scottish Office Library. Hand written contents page laid onto front board. Typed contents page pasted onto front pastedown. Occasional ink annotation within First Edition Full leather hardback 150mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). [400pp]. Fold out charts.. Intituled "An Act for the further Encouragement and better Regulation of the British White Herring Industry, until the First Day of June one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and from thence to the end of the then next Session of Parliament".

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        Aloys Blumauer s sämtliche Werke. 9 Bände in 3 Büchern. Komplett.,

      Wien, ohne Verlagsangabe, 1809 - Fronitispiz (Stich) im ersten Buch. Sehr selten. BUCH 1: ERSTER Band: Vorerinnerung (Vorwort) von K.L.M. Müller, Leipzig, im November 1800. Virgils Aeneis - Erstes bis viertes Buch. (Erster Theil). ZWEYTER Band: Virgils Aeneis - Fünftes bis sechstes Buch. (Zweyter Theil). DRITTER Band: Virgils Aeneis - Siebentes bis neuntes Buch. (Dritter Theil). Travestiert von Aloys Blumauer. Frontispiz: Stich von Weinrauch "Aloysius Blumauer". Seiten: IV+122+120+121. Goldgeprägter Lederrücken. Gold z.T. verblasst. Einband und Ränder berieben. Ecken bestossen. Insgesamt wenig stockfleckig. Fliegendes Blatt an einer Ecke abgerissen (1 cm). Bleistift- und Farbstiftnotizen auf den ersten Seiten. Stempel auf Titelblatt. Auf einer Seite Spuren vom Holzwurm ohne Textverlust (1,5 cm). Vignette auf Einband. Sonst gut erhalten. Feste Bindung. BUCH 2: VIERTER Band: Gedichte - Erster Theil. Lyrische Gedichte. Epigrammen. Briefe und Gelegenheitsgedichte. FÜNFTER Band: Gedichte - Zweyter Theil. Lyrische Gedichte. Briefe, Gelegenheisgedichte und Erzählungen. Satyrische, scherzhafte und lehrende Gedichte. SECHSTER Band: Gedichte - Dritter Theil. Gedichte. Lieder. Gesundheiten. Seiten: IV+160+IV+172+IV+128. Goldgeprägter Rücken. Gold z.T. verblasst. Einband und Ränder berieben. Ecken bestossen. Bleistift- und Farbstiftnotizen und Stempel auf Titlelblatt. Vorsätze geringfügig stockfleckig. Sonst gut erhalten. Feste Bindung. BUCH 3: SIEBENTER Band: Gedichte - Vierter Theil. Lyrische Gedichte. Satyrische und scherzhafte Gedichte. Epistel. Epigrammen. Freymaurer-Gedichte. ACHTER Band: Prosaische Aufsätze. NEUNTER Band: Erwine von Steinheim. Ein Trauerspiel in fünf Aufzügen. Seiten: IV+104+160+105. Goldgeprägter Rücken. Gold z.T. verblasst. Einband u. Ränder berieben. Ecken bestossen. Bleistift- und Farbstiftnotizen auf Vorsätze und Titelblatt. Stempel auf Titelblatt. 1 Seite mit Fehlstelle am Rand (3x1 cm). Buchblock gerinfgügig stockfleckig. Sonst gut erhalten. Feste Bindung. (Günstiger Briefversand auf Anfrage: Vorauskasse, Paket darf max. 2,5 cm dick sein). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Kl.-8°, Halbleder mit Lederecken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [K 621] La Clemenza di Tito Dramma in due Atti Partitura Titus Oper in Zwey Akten Partitur Preis 6 Rthlr [Full score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 620]. [1809]. Folio. Dark green half leather with marbled boards, spine in decorative compartment gilt with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (title), [i] (table of contents), [i] (blank), [viiii] (cast list and libretto, in German only, in two numbered columns), [i] (blank), 2-107, [i] (blank) pp. Libretto typeset; music engraved. Text in Italian and German. Overture (pp. 2-9) without plate number. Slightly browned; closely trimmed, not affecting text. . First Edition. Haberkamp I, p. 379. Köchel 6, p. 720. Hoboken 12, 592. Hirsch II, 628 (but "in zwei Akten"). RISM M5094 ("in zwei Akten"). With the secco recitatives and stage directions in the libretto. La Clemenza di Tito an opera seria in two acts to a libretto by Pietro Metastasio adapted by Caterino Mazzolà, was first performed in Prague at the National Theatre on September 6, 1791, approximately 3 months before Mozart died on December 5, 1791. He had arrived in Prague on August 28 and, despite his illness, finished work on the opera on the eve of the performance. "The reception was modest until a triumphant last night was reported to Mozart (who had left Prague on 15 September) on the day of the première of Die Zauberflöte (30 September)... Had he lived to prepare further performances, Mozart would surely have replaced SüssmayrÂ’s simple recitatives (which do not always end in an appropriate key). He might have increased the orchestrated recitative to a quantity approaching that in Così and, as he had planned for Idomeneo, rearranged the vocal forces, with a tenor Sextus. Now that performances and recordings, and a general revival of 18th-century repertory, encourage reassessment of its virtues, La clemenza di Tito clearly appears a conception not fully realized, but still masterly and amply rewarding study and performance." Julian Rushton in Grove online

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 30. VII. 1809. - 1 S. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten "Director": "Herr Klaproth hat mir gestern gesagt, dass Sie zum Mitglied der naturforschenden Gesellschaft gewillt sind, und mir erlaubt Ihnen diese Nachricht vorläufig mitzuteilen. Es macht mir ein wahres Vergnügen, dass ich der Erste bin, der Ihnen davon Nachricht gibt. Ich gestehe, dass durch die Wahl auch mein Wunsch erfüllt wird [.]".

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