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         Epithetorum graecorum farrago locupletissima [...].

      8. Mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke a. Titel u. dem letzten Blatt. Titel verso mit ganzs. Holzschn.-Wappen. 12 Bll., 871 (1) S., Späterer HLdr.-Bd. (um 1800) a. 4 Bünden m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe dieses schönen griechischen Druckes. Nur das Vorwort, die Widmung, das Register u. die rechte Spalte in Lateinisch. - Der Verfasser Konrad Dinner lebte in der zweiten Hälfte des 16. Jhds., studierte in Italien Jura, wurde nach seiner Rückkehr Prof. der Poesie in Freiburg/Br. u. später Rat in Würzburg. Sein Vater war der Jurist Andreas Dinner. - Papier tlw. min. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Titel m. altem Besitzvermerk. Ein Bl. m. kl. Randeinriss, drei m. kl. Tintenfleck im unteren Rand. - Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. - VD 16, D 1770 Adams D 460 Kosch III, 294 vgl. Brunet 10662 (kennt erst eine Ausgabe von 1607) nicht im BM STC, German Books.

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         Tagebuch einer Reise durch die östliche, südliche und italienische Schweiz. Ausgearbeitet in den Jahren 1798 und 1799.

      1st edition. Kopenhagen: Brummer 1800. With 3 engraved plates. [4] + 4 + 540 pp. A few leaves, including plates, a little foxing in margin otherwise a clean and well-preserved copy on heavy paper bound in contemporary calf with coloured label and richly gilt on spine and with goldline on boards. With stamp on title "Grev (Count) Scheel" and older names on free endpaper. * Reisebuch einer Frau, die, ungewöhnlich für die damalige Zeit, allein durch die Schweiz und Italien gereist ist. Nicht nur ihre Sprache wie ihre Empfindungsweise ist an den Weimarer Klassikern geschult, sondern auch ihr naturwissenschaftlich interessierter Blick. Die drei Tafeln zeigen Landschaftansichten. Wäber I,50. Engelmann 923.Travel journey by a lady who, very exceptionally for the time, traveled through Switzerland and Italy all by herself.

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         The Spectator

      London: printed for Messrs Longman, Dodsley, Law, Robson [& 24 others in London],, [c.1800]. 8 volumes, octavo (187 x 112 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines banded in gilt with gilt decoration in the compartments, red and black morocco labels to spines, board edges gilt. Engraved frontispieces and vignettes. Ownership inscription dating to 1802 to front free endpaper of all volumes. A few dark spots to covers, light wear to extremities, pale foxing to text blocks, 30 mm loss to base of leaf N2, vol. 3, not affecting text, 19 mm closed tear to leaves a and aa, vol. 4. An excellent set. A late 18th-century edition of one of the first British periodicals, originally published daily in 1711 and 1712. Appealing to the growing numbers of middle class traders and shop keepers in London, Joseph Addison (1672–1719) estimated it to have been read by a tenth of the city's population, primarily in coffee shops. The content was innovative and made the gentlemanly culture of letters accessible to a wide audience for the first time. "The title became one of the most famous in the annals of publishing" (ODNB).

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         An extensive and unique collection of photographs taken in the months immediately following the detonation of atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki

      The photographs illustrate the plight of hibakusha ("explosion-affected people"), and the immediate treatments and medical research undertaken to study phenomena never before seen nor imagined. The explosion at Hiroshima vaporized 50,000 people; in Nagasaki, at a temperature of 3900 °C, between 30,000 and 75,000 inhabitants perished in an instant. The lasting medical trauma, graphically depicted in the present photographs, came in the days and the weeks after. We see the survivors suffering from burns, the onset of radiation sickness and malnutrition, with clothing seared to their bodies. First Japanese, then American physicians studied the unparalleled misery inflicted on the human body with experimental treatments and dissections. These photographs show their desperate race to understand and confront the first and only nuclear catastrophes the world has yet seen. Many of the most iconic images of this event are present in this collection. These photographs provide a vivid first-hand account of some of humanity's most horrific days and the ensuing medical crisis which took the lives of many more.Most of the more than 1800 photographs are preserved in three original binders. 216 photographs, most of which are larger format, are housed in two modern binders.The majority of the photos record the wounds of those both alive and dead. Stunned by the power of the nuclear devices, doctors and medical researchers captured the suffering with these photographs. First-responders witnessed thousands of victims stricken by ailments for which preparation was impossible. The more than 1800 images focus on the doctors' efforts and the more harrowing case histories. There are also a number of photographs which depict human dissections through which medical professionals hoped to better understand the impact of such extreme levels of radiation. There are a number of microscopic photographs of skin, kidneys, bones, brain, thyroid, uterus, spleen, and testicles. The photographs show dying parents and children and are a vivid record of the graphic scenes following the atomic explosion.The first binder - labelled "A" on the spine - contains about 950 small format photographs of several sizes on 96 sheets (and enlarged versions; a few are loose or missing), almost all of which have hand-written captions. About two-thirds of the photographs were taken by Shunkichi Kikuchi (1916-90) and the remaining third by Shigeo Hayashi (1918-2002) during the days of 1-20 October 1945. The two were famous photographers engaged by the Japanese government (as members of a survey team dispatched by the Special Committee for the Investigation of A-Bomb Damages, Scientific Research Council of Japan, Ministry of Education) to document the unique medical effects of the explosions at both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The photographs in this binder depict the explosion's impact on Hiroshima and its buildings; on its inhabitants and their multitude of health problems; and on the ecology of the city. Many of the pictures are concerned with the immediate medical care provided to survivors, as well as dissections of those who had succumbed to radiation poisoning and burns. There are about a dozen more small prints tipped into this binder which focus on the effects of extreme radiation exposure.On the backs of the sheets are details of the places of exposure to radiation, direction of the exposure, what clothes the victims were wearing, the history of the illnesses caused by radiation exposure, and the classification of burns (and, in the process, creating a new term genbaku-sho [in trans.: "atomic bomb syndrome"].). The notes amount to extended case histories of the patients.The names of patients are given as well as how far they were from "ground zero."There are also a number of photographs depicting structural damage. At the end of the binder is a series of 30 photographs (one is missing) forming a panoramic view of the entire destroyed city.Binder B is concerned with Nagasaki; the c. 525 photographs of various sizes, were taken by Hayashi, Kikuchi, and another photographer, Shigeru Miki. These photographs are mostly concerned with the physical destruction of Nagasaki. There are pictures of bones lying on the streets, a marker at "ground zero," irradiated trees and other vegetation, a destroyed train at Urakami Station, interiors of destroyed schools and factories, damaged gas works, the ruined Immaculate Conception Cathedral, half-destroyed shrine gates, flattened residential areas, the Nagasaki Medical Center, signs with messages left by survivors hoping to find family members, survivors with their names, etc.The third and final original binder is concerned with the Japanese efforts to produce a documentary movie about the two nuclear explosions. There are a number of photographs of burns, corpses, scenes of medical treatments, devastated landscapes, patients suffering from radiation exposure, excavations, researchers using Geiger counters, etc.Prof. Hitoshi Miyake, a member of the Armed Forces Joint Commission for Investigating Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan (established in Sept. 1945), took a number of microscopic pictures of damaged organs; they are included here.There are additional photographs by Yosuke Yamahata, Kenichi Kimura, and Masami Onuka.Much of the Japanese research into the effects of the nuclear explosions was suppressed at the direction of General Douglas MacArthur. We believe this is a unique and rare archive depicting one of the most devastating man-made catastrophes.

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         Nuova raccolta di 100 vedutine antiche della città di Roma e sue vicinanze incise a bullino da Domenico Pronti. / Nuova raccolta delle vedutine moderne della città di Roma incise a bullino da Domenico Pronti.

      s.d. [ca 1800].2 tomes en 1 vol. petit in-4. Demi-chagrin rouge, Roma 4228 - Roma, s.d. [ca 1800].2 tomes en 1 vol. petit in-4. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné (Bruyère). Charmant ouvrage sur Rome comprenant 2 titres gravés et 85 planches gravées sur cuivre par Domenico Pronti, chacune comportant 2 vues, soit au total 170 vues (100 pour la Rome antique et 70 pour la Rome moderne).Bel exemplaire, grand de marge, bien relié par Bruyère.Brunet IV, 903. Graesse V, 459. Dizionario enciclopedico dei pittori e degli incisori italiani, IX, p. 246.

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         Geographisches Kleinod, aus zweyen sehr ungemeinen Edelgesteinen bestehend; darunter der Erster eine Historie der New-gefundenen Völcker Sevarambes genannt, ... Der Ander aber vorstellet die seltzamen begebenheiten herren T.S. eines englischen Kauff-Herrens...[Sultzbach], printed by Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1689. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 16 engraved plates and some woodcut initials. Contemporary vellum.

      Howgego, Invented narratives V1; VD 17 39:131551R; cf. Howgego, to 1800 K28 (Thomas Smith). First edition of the German translation of the utopian novel Histoire des Sevarambes (History of the Sevarambians) by the French writer Denis Vairasse (ca. 1635-1700). It describes an imaginary journey to Australia and gives the history of the people living there, in the style of Thomas Moore's Utopia. It tells the story from the perspective of one Captain Siden [Denis], whose ship discovers the great kingdom Sevarambia. Presented in the manner of the contemporary geographical and anthropological works, the book provides a direct criticism of imposed religions, in particular attacking 17th-century Catholicism (Vairasse himself was a Protestant). Remarkably, this edition also includes the first German translation of Thomas Smith's account of slavery in Africa, in the original English entitled The adventures of an English merchant, taken prisoner by the Turks of Algiers, and carried into the inland countries of Africa.Title-page and last two pages frayed along the margins and partly torn, 5 leaves (2B2-4 and 2C1-2) sophisticated from another copy of the same edition, with smaller margins, and some minor foxing. Binding stained, worn and slightly damaged along the extremities. Overall in good condition.

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         19th Century Illuminated Manuscript Book with 11 Miniatures

      np (Samarkand?) nd (c 1800s) - 8.5 x 5, later floral-print boards, 129 leaves of thick, waxy paper with two columns of 15 lines each, manuscript poetry in Persian in black and gilt, with gilt, green and blue borders, 11 bright color miniatures depicting people (many with halos of flame) and royals in greens, blues, browns, pink, gilt; covers detached and very worn, spine cover split vertically, newer endpapers detached (despite tape reinforcement), contents toned and soiled, with heavy water stains at edges, but miniatures look as bright as they were when originally painted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Report of the committee appointed by the lords commissioners of the admiralty to inquire into and report on the recent Arctic expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin; ... Including: -Additional papers relative to the Arctic expedition under the orders of Captain Austin and Mr. William Penny.-Further correspondence and proceedings connected with the Arctic expedition.London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1852. 3 volumes. Folio. With 19 lithographed maps (including 9 folding), some with some details in red, Polar map chromolithographed. Modern half sheepskin, with the original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers bound in.

      Arctic Bibl. 45227, 45228, 45229, see also p. 317; Howgego, 1800-1850, F21 and F22; G. Walpole, Relics of the Franklin expedition, p. 223. Official report of the committee appointed to deal with the expeditions in search of the British Royal Navy officer and explorer John Franklin (1786-1847) "and whether everything was done by them to carry into effect their instructions, ..." (p. III). John Franklin left Britain with 2 ships in 1845 to find a northwest passage. When the party hadn't returned after two years, many expeditions in search of Franklin and his crew followed. The present publication deals with the two major expeditions of 1850. The first volume contains numerous letters to and from the captains of these expeditions, Captain Austin and Captain Penny, as well as interviews with them and members of their crew. The second and third volume describe the two search expeditions, whose captains kept in contact with each other during their journey. The volumes contain numerous letters by both captains, as well as valuable day by day journals of their proceedings. The third volume is often considered to be the most valuable, since it contains new information acquired by the above mentioned expeditions but also others, including Richard Collinson's expedition to the Bering Strait. Austin and Penny found out that Franklin's party had wintered at Beechey Island in 1845-1846.With library stamps. In very good condition, only slightly browned and with small tears in the margins of a few folding maps.

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         "Planazu Francois Joseph Rey de, [ AGRICOLTURA ]. OEUVRES D''AGRICOLTURE ET D''ECONOMIE RURALE..., enrichies de trente planches enluminées, précédées d''un Tableau annuel de la régie, administration et compatabilité des revenues d''une terre, où l''on découvre au premier coup-d''

      Seconda edizione dopo quella originale del 1786 uscita in fascicoli di questa fondamentale e bellissima opera corredata di splendide tavv. acquarellate Perduto il piatto anteriore con relativo risguardo, margini sciupati, qualche fioritura, volume allentato con qualche foglio volante, errore di montaggio delle pp. in fase di antica rilegatura, a causa del quale le ultime 2 pp. della prefazione dell''editore sono state aggiunte a fine volume; perduta la c. bianca tra nota dell''editore e introduzione dell''autore. Bella testatina figurata xilograf. a p. A1" qualche finalino Parigi Imprimerie de la Veuve Delaguette 1800 Cm. 27

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         An extensive and unique collection of photographs taken in the months immediately following the detonation of atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki

      They illustrate the plight of hibakusha ("explosion-affected people"), and the immediate treatments and medical research undertaken to study phenomena never before seen nor imagined. The explosion at Hiroshima vaporized 50,000 people; in Nagasaki, at a temperature of 3900 °C, between 30,000 and 75,000 inhabitants perished in an instant. The lasting medical trauma, graphically depicted in the present photographs, came in the days and the weeks after. We see the survivors suffering from burns, the onset of radiation sickness and malnutrition, with clothing seared to their bodies. First Japanese, then American physicians studied the unparalleled misery inflicted on the human body with experimental treatments and dissections. These photographs show their desperate race to understand and confront the first and only nuclear catastrophes the world has yet seen. Many of the most iconic images of this event are present in this collection. These photographs provide a vivid first-hand account of some of humanity's most horrific days and the ensuing medical crisis which took the lives of many more. Most of the more than 1800 photographs are preserved in three original binders. 216 photographs, most of which are larger format, are housed in two modern binders. The majority of the photos record the wounds of those both alive and dead. Stunned by the power of the nuclear devices, doctors and medical researchers captured the suffering with these photographs. First-responders witnessed thousands of victims stricken by ailments for which preparation was impossible. The more than 1800 images focus on the doctors' efforts and the more harrowing case histories. There are also a number of photographs which depict human dissections through which medical professionals hoped to better understand the impact of such extreme levels of radiation. There are a number of microscopic photographs of skin, kidneys, bones, brain, thyroid, uterus, spleen, and testicles. The photographs show dying parents and children and are a vivid record of the graphic scenes following the atomic explosion. The first binder - labelled "A" on the spine - contains about 950 small format photographs of several sizes on 96 sheets (and enlarged versions; a few are loose or missing), almost all of which have hand-written captions. About two-thirds of the photographs were taken by Shunkichi Kikuchi (1916-90) and the remaining third by Shigeo Hayashi (1918-2002) during the days of 1-20 October 1945. The two were famous photographers engaged by the Japanese government (as members of a survey team dispatched by the Special Committee for the Investigation of A-Bomb Damages, Scientific Research Council of Japan, Ministry of Education) to document the unique medical effects of the explosions at both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The photographs in this binder depict the explosion's impact on Hiroshima and its buildings; on its inhabitants and their multitude of health problems; and on the ecology of the city. Many of the pictures are concerned with the immediate medical care provided to survivors, as well as dissections of those who had succumbed to radiation poisoning and burns. There are about a dozen more small prints tipped into this binder which focus on the effects of extreme radiation exposure. On the backs of the sheets are details of the places of exposure to radiation, direction of the exposure, what clothes the victims were wearing, the history of the illnesses caused by radiation exposure, and the classification of burns (and, in the process, creating a new term genbaku-sho [in trans.: "atomic bomb syndrome"].). The notes amount to extended case histories of the patients. The names of patients are given as well as how far they were from "ground zero." There are also a number of photographs depicting structural damage. At the end of the binder is a series of 30 photographs (one is missing) forming a panoramic view of the entire destroyed city. Binder B is concerned with Nagasaki; the c. 525 photographs of various sizes, were taken by Hayashi, Kikuchi, and another photographer, Shigeru Miki. These photographs are mostly concerned with the physical destruction of Nagasaki. There are pictures of bones lying on the streets, a marker at "ground zero," irradiated trees and other vegetation, a destroyed train at Urakami Station, interiors of destroyed schools and factories, damaged gas works, the ruined Immaculate Conception Cathedral, half-destroyed shrine gates, flattened residential areas, the Nagasaki Medical Center, signs with messages left by survivors hoping to find family members, survivors with their names, etc. The third and final original binder is concerned with the Japanese efforts to produce a documentary movie about the two nuclear explosions. There are a number of photographs of burns, corpses, scenes of medical treatments, devastated landscapes, patients suffering from radiation exposure, excavations, researchers using Geiger counters, etc. Prof. Hitoshi Miyake, a member of the Armed Forces Joint Commission for Investigating Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan (established in Sept. 1945), took a number of microscopic pictures of damaged organs; they are included here. There are additional photographs by Yosuke Yamahata, Kenichi Kimura, and Masami Onuka. Much of the Japanese research into the effects of the nuclear explosions was suppressed at the direction of General Douglas MacArthur. We believe this is a unique and rare archive depicting one of the most devastating man-made catastrophes.

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         Teatro Nuevo Español (completa tomos I - VI)

      Benito García y Compañía, Madrid 1800 - MUY BUENOS ejemplares, deslucidos en sobrecubierta y algunos rastros de carcoma en tomos 2 y 3; mancha de humedad en tomo 6. Aviso al lector de Santos Díez González. TOMO 1: "Gombela" de Don Juan Francisco del Plano; "Cecilia y Dorsan" de Don Vicente Rodriguez de Arellano; "Pablo y Virginia" de Santiago Bernardino Enrique de Saint-Pierre; "El Abate de L'Epee, y su discípulo el sordomudo de Nacimiento, Conde de Harancour" de Monsieur Boully, Individuo de la Sociedad Philotechnica. 460 pp. TOMO 2: "El Avaro" de Monsieur de Moliere; "La Reconciliación ó Los Hermanos" de Kotzbue; "La Acelina" de D. E. T; "El preso, ó El Parecido" de D. E. T; "Agamenon" de Luis Lemercier; 476pp TOMO 3: "La Orgullosa" de Monsieur Destouvhes; "El Amor y la Intriga" de Schiller; "El Chistoso" de Doctor Don Francisco Meseguer; "El Solteron y su Criada" de Collin D' Harleville. 592pp TOMO 4: "El Duque de Viseo" de D. Manuel Josef Quintana; "La Fulgencia" de Vicente Rodriguez de Arellano; "Clementina y Desormes" de Monsieur Monvel; "Los Amantes Generosos" de Monsieur Rochon de Chabannes. 389pp TOMO 5: "La Virtud en la Indigencia"; "Ali Bek" de Doña María Rosa de Galvez; "La Ópera Cómica" de Domenico della María; "Catalina o La Bella Labradora" de Doña María Rosa de Galvez; "Un Loco hace Ciento" de Doña María Rosa de Galvez; "El Califa de Bagdad". 464pp TOMO 6: "El Conde de Olsbach"; "La Prueba Caprichosa" del ingles al frances por Madame Riccoboni; "Adolfo y Clara ó Los dos Presos" de B. J. Marsollier y úsica de D'Aleyrac; "El Padre de Familia"; "La Muger Zelosa" de Monsieur Desforges. 515pp. Se listan las piezas prohibidas para su representación en Madrid y todo el Reino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Important autographed letter signed to a former member of the Continental Congress

      New York, 1800. unbound. very good. The Holland Land Company & the Morris Reserve Holdings West of the Genesee River . . . and the Final Award -- highly cryptic and important letter by Herman LeRoy, 2 pages (front and back), 9 x 7.25 inches, New York, November 21, 1800, to statesman and former member of the Continental Congress (Pennsylvania) Thomas Fitzsimons, while both were trustees for the creditors of Samuel Sterett and George Harrison, holders of land in the Morris Reserve which bordered the Holland Land Company, in full: "I have been duly favored with yours of the 19th, and immediately after receipt I waited upon General Hamilton, who I informed what you had written to me upon the subject of their final decision, represented to him the propriety of extending the period as Mr. Tilghman was absent; this he and the other gentleman have absented to by prolonging the period for eight days, in the hopes that Mr. Tilghman may by that period be back to give his advice & instructions. If Mr. Tilghman may not find it convenient to attend himself, and as some legal character ought to meet the gentlemen here, and I would in that case propose on employing judge Laurence, who is too well known to us all, and into whose integrity in judgment I have the highest opinion; and you and Mr. Tilghman agree with me in sentiment will I presume in that case, I will pray for Mr. Tilghman to give the Judge his ideas upon the subject in question, which I will sign also, if you will be pleased to send me the letter open." Note: On November 17, 1800, Alexander Hamilton sent a cryptic letter to Fitzsimons, LeRoy, and Tilghman: "Gentleman. As we have not been favored with an answer to our letter of October 17th last, we have reason to conclude that you do not propose cooperating with us on the subject of that letter. Under this impression we beg leave to state, that we shall not make a final decision on this business till Monday the 24th. Inst. if you will appoint an Agent to meet us on Saturday the 22nd we shall be happy to confer with him; if not, we shall proceed on the Monday following to execute the trust reposed in us according to the best of our judgments." [Source Project: Hamilton Papers -- Founders Online, National Archives. Original Source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vol. 25, July 1800 -- April 1802, New York: Columbia University Press, 1977, p. 240.] Also note: the Arbitrators were faced with two major problems in drafting their award: allocating the shares of land to the parties according to their respective interests, and allocating the burdensome expenses incurred in procuring the judgments and in dividing lands among the parties. Both aspects of the final award resulted in litigation. Natural folds; faint browning along the right edge and a tiny chip on the left side. Still in very good condition overall. The Holland Land Company & the Morris Reserve Holdings West of the Genesee River . . . and the Final Award -- highly cryptic and important letter by Herman LeRoy, 2 pages (front and back), 9 x 7.25 inches, New York, November 21, 1800, to statesman and former member of the Continental Congress (Pennsylvania) Thomas Fitzsimons, while both were trustees for the creditors of Samuel Sterett and George Harrison, holders of land in the Morris Reserve which bordered the Holland Land Company, in full: "I have been duly favored with yours of the 19th, and immediately after receipt I waited upon General Hamilton, who I informed what you had written to me upon the subject of their final decision, represented to him the propriety of extending the period as Mr. Tilghman was absent; this he and the other gentleman have absented to by prolonging the period for eight days, in the hopes that Mr. Tilghman may by that period be back to give his advice & instructions. If Mr. Tilghman may not find it convenient to attend himself, and as some legal character ought to meet the gentlemen here, and I would in that case propose on employing judge Laurence, who is too well known to us all, and into whose integrity in judgment I have the highest opinion; and you and Mr. Tilghman agree with me in sentiment will I presume in that case, I will pray for Mr. Tilghman to give the Judge his ideas upon the subject in question, which I will sign also, if you will be pleased to send me the letter open." Note: On November 17, 1800, Alexander Hamilton sent a cryptic letter to Fitzsimons, LeRoy, and Tilghman: "Gentleman. As we have not been favored with an answer to our letter of October 17th last, we have reason to conclude that you do not propose cooperating with us on the subject of that letter. Under this impression we beg leave to state, that we shall not make a final decision on this business till Monday the 24th. Inst. if you will appoint an Agent to meet us on Saturday the 22nd we shall be happy to confer with him; if not, we shall proceed on the Monday following to execute the trust reposed in us according to the best of our judgments." [Source Project: Hamilton Papers -- Founders Online, National Archives. Original Source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vol. 25, July 1800 -- April 1802, New York: Columbia University Press, 1977, p. 240.] Also note: the Arbitrators were faced with two major problems in drafting their award: allocating the shares of land to the parties according to their respective interests, and allocating the burdensome expenses incurred in procuring the judgments and in dividing lands among the parties. Both aspects of the final award resulted in litigation. Natural folds; faint browning along the right edge and a tiny chip on the left side. Still in very good condition overall.

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         Neues und vollständiges allgemeines Waaren-Lexikon oder genaue und umständliche Beschreibung aller rohen und verarbeiteten Produkte, Kunsterzeugnisse und Handelsartikel zunächst für Kaufleute. Fabrikanten. und Geschäftsleute. 3. umgearbeitete, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. 2 Bände.

      Offenbach Brede -01 1800 - (21 x 12,5 cm). 869 S., 3 S. Anz./ 892 (falsch 289) S. Dekorative Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Schedels Waaren-Lexikon war das wohl erfolgreichste Werk seiner Zeit. Es erschien erstmals 1791 und erlebte bis 1863 sechs Auflagen. - Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Vereinzelt gering gebräunt. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt sehr dekoratives Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - Zischka 190.

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         6 Antique Master Prints-LANDSCAPE-TIVOLI-MULE-SHEPHERD-Both-ca. 1800

      - 6 Antique prints, titled: 'Vertical landscapes near Rome', Set of six Italianate landscape prints. 1) Fishermen on the bank of the Tiber, fishing with nets, 2) Ponte Molle, 3) Sulmona near Tivoli; wooden bridge, 4) View of the Tiber in the campagna, 5) 2 cows on river near Tivoli, 6) crossing a river with a punter. Etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: From a series: 'Landscapes near Rome.', this from a later edition, published c. 1800. Artists and Engravers: Made by Jan Dirksz Both after own design. Jan Dirksz Both (between 1610 and 1618 - August 9, 1652) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman, and etcher, who made an important contribution to the development of Dutch Italianate landscape painting. Condition: Very good, given age. Ample margins. Two holes (from binding) in the right margin of each sheet. The top margins browned, otherwise fine. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: E34-23 The overall size is ca. 8.1 x 10.2 inch. The image size is ca. 10.6 x 13.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 20.6 x 26 cm. The image size is ca. 26.8 x 35.3 cm.

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         Recherches physiologiques sur la vie et la mort

      Brosson, Gabon et Cie, Paris 1800 - Demi basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné et doré portant le titre doré. Un volume in-8 (197x123 mm), (6)-iv-449-(1 bl.) pages Reliure légèrement frottée. . Edition originale de ce classique de la physiologie. Bichat décrit la manière dont la mort se propage entre les principaux organes, coeur, cerveau, poumons. Bichat y donne sa définition bien connue de la vie : "La vie est l'ensemble des fonctions qui résistent à la mort". Exemplaire d'une grande fraicheur Garrison & Morton [597 : "His trials on both laboratory animals and human cadavers led him to conclude that cardiac excitation by electricity would occur only when the organ was stimulated by direct contact"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary quarter sheep, gilt flat spine lettered in gilt. 8vo (197x123 mm), (6)-iv-449-(1 bl.) pages Binding slightly rubbed. . First edition of this classical works Bichat describes how the death spread among the major organs, heart, brain, lungs. Bichat it gives his well-known definition of life: "La vie est l'ensemble des fonctions qui résistent à la mort" (Life is the set of functions that resist death.) Fresh copy Garrison & Morton [597 : "His trials on both laboratory animals and human cadavers led him to conclude that cardiac excitation by electricity would occur only when the organ was stimulated by direct contact"] In 8 464g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Gesamtans., aus halber Vogelschau ( ca. 13,5 x 36 ) auf einer Kundschaft d. Metzger f. d. Gesellen Joh. Heinr. Widmaier aus Sindelfingen.

      - Kupferstich ( anonym ), dat. 22. 7., 1800, 31 x 40,5 Stopp D. 453. Nicht bei Schefold. - Gesamtansicht von Südosten, wahrscheinlich nach J. H. Kretschmer. Zeigt die Stadt um 1785 mit Erklärungen 1-32. Darunter ausgefüllte Handwerkskundschaft. Alles umgeben von schöner gestochener Bordüre. Oben mittig in der Bordüre das ( bis 1793 verwendete ) württembergische Wappen, in der Bildmitte das Stuttgarter Wappen, unten links gut erhaltenes Lacksiegel und 2 Stempel der Französischen Republik. Tadellos erhalten.

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         BIBLIOTHECA BACCHICA Bibliographie raisonnèe des ouvrages imprimés avant 1800 et illustrant la soif humaine sous tous ses aspects chez tous les peuples et dans tous les temps

      1800. Londra Maggs Brothers 1927 - 1932 2 volumi in 4° Pagine 2 carte bianche + occhietto + XVIII + 238 + 2 carte bianche + VIII + 257 Legature editoriali in mezza tela. Titoli in oro al dorso. Piatti in cartone. Numerose illustrazioni in bianco e nero nel testo e fuori testo. Edizione di 275 copie numerate (Nostra copia N° 6) Ottimo esemplare in barbe di questa fondamentale, e mai superata, bibliografia sul vino.

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         A General History of Quadrupeds.

      4th edition. Newcastle upon Tyne, Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, 1800. With 212 woodcuts and 107 vignettes. [4] + X + 526 pp. Clean and well-preserved copy bound in nice contemporary full marbled calf, early rebacked with coloured labels and richly gilt spine. * Fourth edition of Thomas Bewick's first book [and the first printed on Imperial thick woved paper] which made him famous as renewer of the woodcut technique. This is not only a reprint but a largely revised, expanded, and improved work of the first edition printed 10 years earlier. Many blocks have been reworked, 12 new figures are added. Instead of using the most applied pear tree Bewick started using the harder box tree and this gave a far more satisfactory impresson of the cut. Roscoe 22 + 4 a.

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         Pirna. - "Pirna".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung, koloriert, um 1800. Von Franz Stadler. 22,1 x 30,0 cm (Darstellung) / 33,6 x 48,2 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb betitelt und signiert "Pirna nebst der Festung Sonnenstein, F. Stadler fec. a. Dresden". - Romantische Ansicht mit dem Elbverlauf und kleinen Bürger- und Bootsstaffagen. Erarbeitet in der Technik der Umrissradierung. Hochwertige klassizistische Vedute, versehen mit einem sorgfältigen Kolorit auf "Graf". Velinpapier. - Minimale Altersspuren. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Franz Stadler (um 1762 Dresden - 1814). Deutscher Landschaftszeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher. 1799 Schüler der Dresdner Akademie. Schuf Ansichten aus der Umgebung Dresdens, der Sächsischen Schweiz und dem Erzgebirge. Um 1810 in der Lausitz tätig. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         PARTIALLY PRINTED DOCUMENT: A BAGGAGE ENTRY DECLARATION SIGNED 3 TIMES by the powerful New Orleans businessman BEVERLY CHEW, importing 2 trunks purportedly containing personal "wearing apparel" to a port in the District of Philadelphia on board the ship "Snow Experiment". Additionally endorsed and docketed by his mentor, the Philadelphia merchant Daniel William Coxe.

      District of Philadelphia, June 6th, 1800. - - A 13-1/4 inch high by 8-3/8 inch wide "Baggage Entry" declaration, printed by John Bioren for the Philadelphia ship broker Samuel Emery. The partially printed "baggage entry" document declares an "Entry made by Beverly Chew of Fredericksburg, Virginia bieing the Property of himself imported in the Snow Experiment, whereof is Master Edward Killey from Port Passage". The contents are identified as "Two trunks containing wearing apparel". Chew further signs within the text affirming that the baggage entering the "District of Philadelphia" "contains, to the best of my Knowledge and Belief, a just and true Account of the Contents of the two trunks mentioned herien, imported in the Snow Experiment." The document is finally signed by Chew on "this 6th day of June 1800". The baggage entry document is further docketed and signed on the verso by Daniel W. Coxe, under whom Chew apprenticed in Philadelphia. The buff paper is toned with creases, offsetting and darkening to the edges and corners. The document is folded three times horizontally with short tears along the edges of the folds and with several chips and tears along the bottom edge and a small piece chipped out from the bottom right corner. The New Orleans businessman, political appointee and purported smuggler Beverly Chew (1773-1851) was born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and apprenticed with Philadelphia merchant Daniel William Coxe and his associates. During this time, Chew also learned about financial dealings from William Dunbar, the Natchez plantation owner who moved cotton through Coxe's firm. Moving to New Orleans, Chew partnered with Richard Relf. For a spell the firm of Chew & Relf controlled the larger part of the banking, shipping, trading and insurance business of early New Orleans commerce and were key players in the smuggling "business" of the city. A distant cousin of President Thomas Jefferson and also related to William C.C. Clairborne, Mississippi's territorial governor, Chew sought and gained political appointments. Initially as a justice of the Court of Common Pleas at New Orleans and then as New Orleans' first postmaster. Barred by New Orleans' City Council from importing slaves from the West Indies into the US, Chew smuggled them instead through the Bayou LaFourche. Chew continued in that same vein using contacts with Spanish officials after Federal Law outlawed the importation of African slaves in 1808. Chew had deep ties with British business interests when President Madison appointed him as New Orleans vice consul for Russia in 1812, tasking him to handle trade reciprocity between the two countries. Given that Chew & Relf's hands were in so many pockets, it's not surprising that their business suffered few losses from the British blockade of American ports during the War of 1812. Chew subsequently took up arms as a rifleman under General Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans which followed the British invasion of Louisiana in 1814. As early as 1809, the notorious pirates & privateers Jean & Pierre Lafitte were cutting into Chew & Relf's smuggling profits and businesses. The Lafitte brothers and Baratarian pirates had received presidential pardons for their assistance during the War of 1812. Appointed customs collector in 1816, Beverly Chew struck back, implementing and arguing for anti-smuggling laws and taking action against the Lafitte brothers while furthering his own smuggling operations. The privateers were finally pressured into leaving their base at Galveston in 1822 following diplomatic negotiations with Commodore Daniel Patterson and the Lafitte brothers were given safe conduct passes away from Louisiana. Chew profited from his position as port customs collector for 12 years until President Andrew Jackson replaced him in 1829. Though still president of a bank and with other business interests still providing income, Chew turned bitter against President Jackson's actions and was further brought down when his past caught up to him [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Embroidered Sampler Stitched "Margaret Featherstone".

      n.d. Green, brown, and white embroidery on brown fabric, 9 1/4 x15", with lettering and a floral design; very good. English ? -- c. 1800 or earlier.

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         Ébauche d'une flore

      1800 - Demi veau de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné portant les pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches rouges. Neuf volumes in-8 (191x134 mm), de 300/400 pages non numérotés pour chaque volume Reliures légèrement frottées, tome 9 avec le mors supérieur fendillé Mouillures en tête du tome 1 Importante flore manuscrite. 3551 plantes sont listées, et une partie d'entre elles est complètement décrite. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary quarter calf, spine in six compartments, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces, red edges. Nine 8vo (191x134 mm), Arround 300-400 unumbered pages per volume Binding slightly rubbed. Part 9 with upper joint splitting Waterstains at the head of part one Important handwritten flora. 3551 plants are listed, and a part of them is fully described. In 8 / 8vo 4390g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Highland (Illinois Nd. Amerika) mit der Zschokkestrasse

      Unknown Photographer 1800 - Vintage albumen silver prints mounted on cardboard with printed title. The panorama consists of three separate images (two 220 × 175 mm and one 195 × 175 mm). 784 × 290 mm. Early photographic panorama of Highland, Illinois, USA. The photograph, taken from an elevated viewpoint, shows the surrounding area of Zschokke Street of the rising town of Highland. In the foreground of the images, a lumber yard is visible. A family of four can also be seen in the image. The settlement of Highland, Illinois was originally founded as New Switzerland in 1831 by Swiss pioneers from Sursee, Switzerland, led by Dr Kaspar Koepfli (1774-1854). The town received its name in 1836 after the Highlands of Scotland. Zschokke Street, which has the same name today, was named after the German, later Swiss author and reformer, Johann Heinrich Daniel Zschokke (1771-1848). Minor damage to the cardboard at the corners. Some foxing and stains on the photographs and the cardboard. Overall in very good condition. Vintage albumen silver prints mounted on cardboard with printed title. The panorama consists of three separate images (two 220 × 175 mm and one 195 × 175 mm). [Attributes: First Edition]

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         La Corveta Atrevida entre Bancas de nieve la Noche del 28, de Enero de 1794, estando en Latitud S. 52º 13' y Longitud 42º 7' Ocidental de Cadiz

      1800 - Extremely rare plate showing the path of the Malaspina expedition through the Strait of Magellan N.d. [c.1800]. Madrid. Aquatint. 335 x 510 mm. 2,400 $ One of the few available works depicting the five-year scientific expedition of Spanish naval officer Allesandro Malaspina. In that exploration Malaspina and Jose de Bustamente commanded two frigates of approximately 118 feet in length, the Descubierta and the Atrevida and departed from Cadiz, Spain on July 30, 1789. The expedition sailed through the Pacific Ocean, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, crossing to Guam and the Philippines, and stopped in both New Zealand and Australia. The view shows the corvette Atrevida navigating between icebergs at night. The expedition carried aboard some of Spain's top scientists, as well as at least three artists: Brambila, Jose Guio, and Tomas de Suria. This intaglio plate shows the Atrevida among large ice flows. Map coordinates are based on a Prime Meridian in Cadiz, Spain but the the location is somewhere very near the Malvinas (Falkland Islands), and by the stated date of 1794 we know this was the second-to-last stop of the 62 month voyage. Last known sale of this engraving was in 1992. Only two examples are found on the Internet, one at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

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         AN HISTORY OF MARINE ARCHITECTURE. Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations,.

      London. R. Faulder. 1800-1802 - 3 volumes quarto 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, handsomely leather bound in recent half calf with the original marbled boards. c, 368, 496, 436 pages - illustrated with 100 engraved or aquatint plates after Van de Velde and others - including the additional title and the folding plate of the Royal George, a Chinese junk, and the rare view of the Flying Proa of the Ladrone Islands. Plates bound out of order and some slightly trimmed- as usual but COMPLETE. A reasonable or good copy of what the bibliography Abbey Life describes as- The most authoritative book on eighteenth-century ship-building published in England (Ref, Abbey Life 331). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Ezo no Kuni Zenzu. Complete Map of Ezo].

      (circa1800). - Large coloured manuscript map of Ezo, modern day Hokkaido, showing the northeastern tip of Honshu, Manchuria as a large landmass along the lower border, and the island of Sakhalin. The Russian territory of Kamchatska is also shown. 50.5 x 83.5cm. Folds into plain paper covers measuring 25.5 x 17cm, card folder worn and insect damaged. Some scattered insect damage but overall a good copy. This map is an "underground" manuscript copy of one of the five maps published to accompany the highly controversial Japanese book 'Sangoku tsüran zusetsu' by Hayashi Shihei. Published in 1785 this work described the geography and customs of three countries - Kankoku (Korea), Yezo or Ezo (present day Hokkaido), and Ryükyü (present day Okinawa). At the time of its publication Ha Yezo was only partially occupied by the Tokugawa government and although from 1609 Ryükyü was in reality under the control of the Shimazu clan in Satsuma (present Kagoshima Prefecture), the Shimazu clan allowed it to be an independent country superficially. In his notes on this map of Ezo or Hokkaido, Hayashi discusses the sea lanes indicated by dotted lines and notes "Since, in recent years, men of Orosha [Russians] have taken possession of the territory east of Tartary, this land is called Orosha, or Kamusasuka. Also since the Russians all wear red coats, the residents of Ezo call it Red Ezo in their dialect." Following the publication of 'Sangoku tsüran zusetsu' the authorities ordered the banning of the publication and the destruction of the woodblocks used to print the book and maps. Hayashi Shihei was imprisoned as his work was regarded as an offence against Japan's seclusion policies of the time. He died the following year. However Japanese interest in the outside world, and Hayashi Shihei's work continued throughout the Edo period and although very few copies of the published work were in existence "underground" manuscript copies were made and passed around among trusted friends.

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         Le dragon rouge, ou l'art de commander les esprits célestes, aériens, terrestres, infernaux avec le vrai secret de faire parler les morts; de gagner toutes les fois qu'on met aux loteries; de découvrir les Trésors, etc. etc. 1521

      1800 - Dans sa brochure d'origine Un volume in-16 (137x83 mm), 72 pages Dos abimé L'une des toutes premières éditions de ce célèbre grimoire de magie. S'inspirant fortement des Clavicules de Salomon et bien qu'antidateé, soit de 1521 soit de 1522, ce n'est en fait qu'à la fin du XVIII° ou au début du XIX° siècle qu'est publié pour la première fois le "Dragon Rouge". Certainement en raison de la rareté des toutes premières éditions, mais aussi en l'absence de marque d'éditeur de lieu d'impression, les bibliographes n'ont pas démêlé la chronologie ni même simplement décrit avec précision les différents tirages. Yve-Plessis, Guaita, Dorbon et même Coumont pourtant habituellement plus détaillé brillent par l'absence de collation pour les premières éditions de cet ouvrage. Pour notre part, d'après les exemplaires que nous avons pu voir passer et ceux recensés dans les bibliothèques publiques, nous avons pu identifiés plusieurs éditions différentes (ou tirage différents). Tout d'abord, avec le titre identique à notre exemplaire, mais sans fleuron à la page de titre, au frontispice, le "Diable" avec un anneau autour du coup et un autre dans la main droite, au verso du frontispice un faux titre et 107 pages. Un autre exemplaire avec le frontispice identique au notre, le titre avec un seul "etc." à la fin et avec la date 1522, sans fleuron de titre . 107 pages. Un autre : avec le titre se terminant par "etc., etc.," et 1522. Page de titre et frontispice en noir et non en rouge, fleuron au titre différent du notre et frontispice quasiment identique (sans l'arbrisseau), en 95 pages. Notre exemplaire est bien complet en 72 pages, le texte est identique mais avec une police de caractère plus petite, c'est le seul exemplaire dont nous avons connaissance avec ces caractéristiques. Le Dragon Rouge un grimoire satanique, incontestablement un chef-d’œuvre en matière de magie noire, d'après Eliphas Levi. Rare exemplaire de l'une des première édition du Dragon Rouge, dans son état d'origine. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Original wrappers. 16mo (137x83 mm), 72 pages Spine chipped One of the first edition edition of this famous Groimoire. Untouched copy. In 12 / 12mo 25g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         De l'esprit des choses, ou coup-d'oeil philosophique sur la nature des êtres et sur l'objet de leur existence; Ouvrage dans lequel on considère l'homme comme étant le mot de toutes les énigmes.

      - Paris, Laran, Debrai, Fayolle, An 8 [1800]. 2 volumes in-8, pleine basane marbrée de l'époque, dos lisses ornés d'un décor de compartiments garnis de filets et petits fers dorés, pièces de titre de maroquin bordeaux et pièce de tomaison de veau vert en médaillon central, tranches mouchetées, (4), 326, iv p. et (4), 345, v p. Edition originale et unique édition du plus rare des ouvrages de L.-C. de Saint-Martin (selon Caillet) et "l’un des plus beaux textes du Philosophe inconnu" (selon sa biographe Nicole Jacques-Lefèvre). Cet essai, l’un des plus mystérieux qu’il composa, lui fut inspiré par la lecture du ‘De signatura rerum’ de Jakob Böhme "L'auteur cherche à atteindre la raison la plus profonde de chacune des choses qui frappent nos regards, soit dans l'ordre de la nature, soit même dans celui des mœurs, des coutumes, etc." (Franck, ‘Dictionnaire des sciences philosophiques’, 1849, IV, p. 129). "Il déclare que l'homme, créé à l'image et à la ressemblance de Dieu, peut pénétrer au sein de l'Etre, qui se trouve caché dans la création tout entière et qu'à cause de sa vue intérieure claire, il est capable de voir et de reconnaître les vérités de Dieu déposées dans la nature" (S. et Z. Coszczynski). (Caillet, n°9773. Dorbon, n°4310. Nicole Jacques-Lefèvre, ‘L.-C. de Saint-Martin ’, Bibliographie p. 277. Monglond, V, 369). Reliure légèrement frottée. Bon exemplaire, frais, bien relié à l’époque. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Stehender Hund im Profil (Dogge). Bleistift.

      Um 1800. - Auf feinem Bütten mit Wasserzeichen "LK". Dallinger stellt den Hund blattfüllend im Profil dar. Statur und Kopfform lassen an eine französische Buldogge denken. Im Hintergrund rechts ist das Hundehaus mit feinen Strichen angedeutet. - Der Wiener Maler und Radierer Alexander Dallinger ging bei seinem Vater Johann Dallinger in die Lehre. Alexander Dallinger war als Bildrestaurator und als Tier- und Genremaler tätig. - Prov.: Aus Sammlung L. Pollak, Rom (Lugt 788b). - Minimale Einrißchen im Rand fachmännisch restauriert, kleinere Fleckchen am rechten Bildrand. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         LANDSCHAFT. - Stadttor., Blick auf ein Stadttor, dahinter Flußlauf und die Häuser der Stadt, vorne Staffage.

      Sepia-Aquarell, um 1800, 33 x 27 cm. Auf dem Tor schwer lesbare Inschrift ("A. T. F. M. T. O" ?), Uhr und Wappen. - Aufgezogen, dadurch geschlossener Einriss bis zu den Häusern, durchgehend etwas fleckig. Qualitätvolle Arbeit. Aquarell/Zeichnung

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         Voyage dans les parties sud de l'Amérique septentrionale; Savoir: les Carolines septentrionale et méridionale, la Georgie, les Florides orientale et occidentale, le pays des Cherokées, le vaste territoire des Muscogulges ou de la confédération Creek, et le pays des Chactaws; Contenant des détails sur le sol et les productions naturelles de ces contrées, et des observations sur les moeurs des Sauvages qui les habitent. Imprimé à Philadelphie, en 1791, et à Londres, en 1792, et traduit de l'anglais par P.V. Benoist.

      Paris: Maradan, An IX (1800-1801) - 2 volumes in-8; réimpression de la première édition française parue deux ans auparavant. T.I: [iv], 457p., [1p. Errata]. T.II: [iv], 436p., [1p. Errata]; très beau portrait en frontispice de Mico Chlucco, Grand Guerrier ou Roi des Siminoles, par Bovinet, 1 grande carte dépliante des Carolines, de la Floride, la Georgie. par Poirson en 1799, gravée par Blondeau, 3 gravures dépliantes de Scellier (2 botanique et 1 tortue). Reliure d"époque en veau blond moucheté, dos lisse orné de avec pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge, gardes roses de papier à la colle, tranches bleues, coupes ornées. Bel exemplaire très frais. William Bartram est le fils du célèbre naturaliste américain John Bartram. Botaniste du roi d'Angleterre, il quitta Philadelphie en 1773 et au cours d"un périple de 5 ans à pied, à cheval ou en canot, souvent seul ou accompagné d'un indien, étudia l"histoire naturelle des Carolines, de la Floride et de la Georgie et les coutumes des peuples indigènes. Fin observateur, Bartram décrit soigneusement la société indienne, les moeurs, vêtements, chansons, danses, rites funéraires, mariages, langues, etc. Il conte en détail ses rencontres avec les alligators et les crocodiles, oiseaux, poissons et plantes diverses, s"intéresse également aux fossiles et aux paysages. A son retour Bartram se consacra à la culture des plantes rares et utiles et l"on peut toujours visiter à Philadelphie le "Bartram's garden". Sabin 3871; Pritzel 447; Tucker 61. Boucher de la Richarderie VI, 9. Ouvrage peu fréquent.

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         Ioannes de Wael.

      ca. 1800.(). Line engraving measuring 28 x 21 cm. (11 x 8 inches).

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         Northwest Territory

      January 6, 1800. Autograph letter signed, three pages, 7½ " x 8¼ ", Chillicothe, [Northwest Territory], January 6, 1800, to George Bowman in Lebanon, Pennsylvania reporting on the erection of a still, crop and whiskey price, and other news including the tragic death of several settlers who were killed by a tree which fell on their tent in the middle of the night. A fine content and extremely early letter from Chillicothe, Ohio, written only four years following it's founding in 1796. "Dear Brother. I now take the Liberty With Pleasure to Inform you that we are all Hearty at this present time, and I hope these Few lines will Meat [sic] you all in the same Situation and I let you know that we have Built a Still house about two Miles from town But we have not begun Stilling yet but I hope we will begin in about two weeks time, we have Tradet [sic] a good Many of our goods away for Corn, and We mean to Still the most Part Corn we have Taken in better than a Thousand Bushels of Indian Corn already at twoo [sic] Shillings per Bushel, and we have Some Rie [sic] twoo, but not Much yet, perhaps we will go to Cantucky [sic] Some time this winter and fetch a boat Load of Rie there, in Cantucky it can be Bought at twoo shillings per Bushel, and whiskey Sels [sic] with us at 4/6 & 5/ Shillings per Gallon this Money, our Intension [sic] is to Still This winter and Next Summer if the ago[?] Dont Hinter [Hinder?] us, and So I dont expect That any of us will be down till Next fall But perhaps Brother John will be down Against Spring for Money is very Scarse [sic] at This place, I do not think that we will get Shut of our good before Next fawl [sic] I know no Particular News for to Inform you with at this Present time but I let you know that there was a Great Aesident [sic] hap[p]ned on the Allegany Mountain last fawl there was a Couple familys [sic] Moving out to Siothen[?] and one night the[y] hap[p]ened to Camp on the Allegany Mountain on a Large Tree and in the night time the tree fell Down and Killed Six Souls of them four was Dead on the Spot and two of them Lived Till Next day -- no More at present But Martin Zimmerman Sends his Compliments To all His Relatives..." Offered together with a manuscript Document signed by John Bowman, two pages, 8" x 12½" , Chillicothe, March 5, 1800, appointing George Bowman of Pittsburgh "my true and lawful attorney in fact and in my name, and for my own proper use and benefit...". Documents from the Old Northwest Territory are quite scarce on the market and provide us with an important record of the early American settlements there. Both documents neatly and expertly silked, a few light creases, else near fine condition.

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         Nieuwe ontdekkingsreize rondom de wereld, in de jaren 1823, 24, 25 en 26 ondernomen door den ridder Otto von Kotzebue, scheepsbevelhebber in Russisch-keizerlijke dienst.Haarlem, widow of Adriaan Loosjes, 1830. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a lithographed frontispiece in each volume, and 3 folding engraved maps. Contemporary half cloth.

      - Forbes 760; Howgego, 1800-1850, K21; Sabin 38287; Dutch translation not in Hill; O'Reilly & Reitman. First edition of the Dutch translation of the account of Otto von Kotzebue's second expedition around the world in the years 1823-1826. Kotzebue (1787-1846) was an Estonian captain in service of the Russian czar, and led an expedition to take reinforcements to Kamchatka and navigate the North Pacific Ocean. The expedition set sail with two ships, leaving from St. Petersburg and sailing via the Atlantic Ocean to Rio de Janeiro, Cape Horn, and Valparaiso. The journey continued via the Pacific Ocean, where the party tried to locate and map some inhabited islands before visiting Tahiti. A long chapter is devoted to Tahiti, commenting on its history, inhabitants and their customs and costumes, government, religion, the position of women, geography, natural history, etc. They mapped Kamchatca, sailed along the coast of California, visited Hawaii, the Marianas, the Philippines and New Caledonia. Via Indonesia and Cape of Good Hope they reached Kronstadt in July 1826.With library stamps. Lacking the last leaf with publisher's notes in the first volume.With a faint water stain in the outer margin of first volume. Bindings rubbed along the extremities and slightly damaged along the spine. Overall in good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books]
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         Saint Petersburg. Petersbourg

      Paris Bance 1800 - "Petersbourg. Vue des bords de la Neva en descendant la riviere". Orig. old coloured aquatint by L. le Coeur. Published in Paris by Bance, ca. 1800. With many ships in the foreground and fr. title under the picture. 22,5:33,5 cm (9 x 13 1/4 inch.). A view of Neva embankments with Winter Palace, Admiralty building etc.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek]
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         Teodolite - Livella per geometri realizzata in ottone e databile alla fine del 1800.

      ANTICO STRUMENTO DIMISURAZIONE.Livella per geometri realizzata in ottone e databile alla fine del 1800. Dotatadi un cannocchiale e di 3 viti di livellamento. Misura cm 35x14x20. Propostocon il bel treppiede coevo in legno (cm 135 di altezza), con viti e farfalleper il bloccaggio in ottone. Molto bello ed in ottima conservazione.(Rif.D1787-81/65)

      [Bookseller: La Casa del Collezionista]
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         Photographic Portraits of Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth of Austria

      Carl Pietzner, Wien 1800 - Vintage photographic portraits mounted on two cardboard plates (175 × 245 mm and 155 × 245 mm) with the embossing of the coat of arms of Austria-Hungary. 330 × 245 mm. Scarce vintage photographic portraits of Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830-1916) and Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837-1898). Signs of tacking on the cardboards and some minor damage to their corners. Cardboard of the photograph of Elisabeth was trimmed on both sides. Light smudge on the cardboards. Photographs in fine condition. Overall in good condition. Vintage photographic portraits mounted on two cardboard plates (175 × 245 mm and 155 × 245 mm) with the embossing of the coat of arms of Austria-Hungary. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Nieuwe ontdekkingsreize rondom de wereld, in de jaren 1823, 24, 25 en 26 ondernomen door den ridder Otto von Kotzebue, scheepsbevelhebber in Russisch-keizerlijke dienst.Haarlem, widow of Adriaan Loosjes, 1830. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a lithographed frontispiece in each volume, and 3 folding engraved maps. Contemporary half cloth.

      Forbes 760; Howgego, 1800-1850, K21; Sabin 38287; Dutch translation not in Hill; O'Reilly & Reitman. First edition of the Dutch translation of the account of Otto von Kotzebue's second expedition around the world in the years 1823-1826. Kotzebue (1787-1846) was an Estonian captain in service of the Russian czar, and led an expedition to take reinforcements to Kamchatka and navigate the North Pacific Ocean. The expedition set sail with two ships, leaving from St. Petersburg and sailing via the Atlantic Ocean to Rio de Janeiro, Cape Horn, and Valparaiso. The journey continued via the Pacific Ocean, where the party tried to locate and map some inhabited islands before visiting Tahiti. A long chapter is devoted to Tahiti, commenting on its history, inhabitants and their customs and costumes, government, religion, the position of women, geography, natural history, etc. They mapped Kamchatca, sailed along the coast of California, visited Hawaii, the Marianas, the Philippines and New Caledonia. Via Indonesia and Cape of Good Hope they reached Kronstadt in July 1826.With library stamps. Lacking the last leaf with publisher's notes in the first volume.With a faint water stain in the outer margin of first volume. Bindings rubbed along the extremities and slightly damaged along the spine. Overall in good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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