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        An improvement in the mode of administering the vapour bath, and in the apparatus connected with it;

      4to., 11 engraved plates (5 of which are folding), (6) + 16 + (17 - 22)pp. + 11 leaves of explanations of the plates, each printed on versos, well bound recently in holland-backed boards, spine lettered, entirely uncut. A fine copy.Publisher: London: John Booth.Year: 1809Edition: First edition. Wellcome II, p.364.

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        Die Hebräerin am Putztische und als Braut [The Hebrew Woman at the Dressing Table and As a Bride]. 3 vol. With 9 copper engraved plates

      Anton Theodor HARTMANN: Die Hebräerin am Putztische und als Braut [The Hebrew Woman at the Dressing Table and As a Bride]. 3 vol. With 9 copper engraved plates. (= Uebersicht der wichtigsten Erfindungen in dem Reiche der Moden bei den Hebräerinnen von den Anfängen bis zur üppigsten Pracht [Overview of the Most Important Inventions Concerning Fashion Among Hebrew Women from the Beginnings to the Most Luxurious Splendor). Amsterdam: Kunst- und Industrie-Comptoir (Frommann und Wesselhöft, Jena) 1809 and 1810. 8vo. (vol. 1-2) and small-8vo. 1502 pages, 9 plates [I-XIII, incl. series title, title and 3 pages with dedications], XIV-XXXVI, [1], 2-466, [2, imprint] pages, plate 1 and 9; [4 (series title, title)], [1], 2-538, [2 (list of plates)], plates 2 to 8; [4 (series title, title)], [1-3], 4-448, [2 (errata)], [2 (imprint)]. Contemporary cased binding with marbled (covers) as well as blue (vol. 1-2) and turquoise (vol. 3) papers (spines) over cardboards. Only edition of this important work on Jewish life and customs by German theologian and orientalist Anton Theodor Hartmann. Written in belletristic style this account, printed on bright quality mould paper and profusely illustrated with nine bound-in copper engraved plates, contains an extensive overview of the most important developments in fabrics, metals, colours, spices, jewels and the use of these in the life of Hebrew women. Periods covered are from the earliest times of Hebrew history until the destruction of Jerusalem under Titus in the first century. (Thanks to Eric Chaim Kline, Santa Monica). Vol. 1 and 2 of this copy (vol. 3 derives from another provenience) has the outstandingly rare condition of an early stage binding, as the leafs were bound-in partly uncut and therefore still have wide margins and fringes. The plates are bound-in at the end and vol. 2 also contains a page with „notes for the book-binder". Small ¼ part missing on bottom of title pages and pages 49/50 of vol. 1 and 2 as well as plates 8 and 9 (not affecting text of engravings), vol. 2 with some barely seeable water-staining on top edge, front leaf of vol. 3 with elimination stamps of a German library, covers at edges and corners in parts strongly worn and torn, otherwise fine copy on bright, well preserved paper without any foxing. Though according to OCLC not rare in German libraries, this edition was rarely offered indeed during the last 7 decades. According to APO only 4 auction entries are traceable, the last one 33 years ago (1950, 1965, 1974, 1984).

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        VOYAGES AU PÉROU, FAITS DANS LES ANNÉES 1791 À 1794, PAR LES PP. MANUEL SOBREVIELA, ET NARCISSO Y BARCELO (.).

      DENTU 1809 - SKINNER, JOHN. VOYAGES AU PÉROU, FAITS DANS LES ANNÉES 1791 À 1794, PAR LES PP. MANUEL SOBREVIELA, ET NARCISSO Y BARCELO (.). PARIS, J.G. DENTU, 1809. 2 VOLUMES TEXTE, BROCHAGE DE L'ÉPOQUE: PAPIER À LA COLLE ROSE, ÉTIQ. DE TITRE MS. AU DOS (DOS PASSÉS). ATLAS, CARTONNAGE SOUPLE DE L'ÉPOQUE: PLEIN PAPIER JAUNE MOUCHETÉ, ÉTIQ. IMPRIMÉE AU PLAT SUP., DOS LISSE (LACUNES AU DOS). ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE LA TRADUCTION PAR P.-F. HENRY (ÉDITION ANGLAISE: 1805). COMPLET DE L'ATLAS QUI MANQUE SOUVENT, AVEC LA CARTE DE M. LAPIE D'UNE AUTRE ÉDITION. LES 12 PLANCHES COLORIÉES FIGURENT DES COSTUMES ET PARURES TRADITIONNELS (INCA, GUERRIERS INDIEN, TORÉADOR, HABITS DE FÊTE, LAMAS, ETC.) COMPILÉ PAR SKINNER D’APRÈS LES PREMIERS VOLUMES DU "MERCURIO PERUANO", PÉRIODIQUE PARU DE 1791 À 1795, LE TEXTE DONNE DE NOMBREUSES INFORMATIONS SUR LE PAYS ET UNE DESCRIPTION DES DIFFÉRENTES PROVINCES. FIRST EDITION OF THE FRENCH TRANSLATION OF THE ENGLISH EDITION (1805). WITH THE ATLAS, OFTEN MISSING, AND ITS 12 COLOUR PLATES OF COSTUMES, WITH THE MAP FROM ANOTHER EDITION. TRÈS RARE (REF: P1-27/ATLAS-P1-R2) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Thoughts on the Study of Political Economy, As connected with the population, industry and paper currency of the United States.

      Cambridge, MA: printed by Hilliard and Metcalf, 1809 - Octavo (214 x 133 mm). Recent buff paper-backed blue boards, paper label to front board printed in black, sprinkled blue edges. Contents browned and foxed with a little offsetting, overall a very good copy. First edition of the eminent civil engineer's treatise promoting the study of political economy, "a science so eminently conducive to the improvement of all our social and political relations" (p. 71). "Baldwin advocated, as a remedy for the evils of the irregular currency of the time, that the state banks be consolidated, and that the capital of the United States Bank be extended. He favoured internal improvements in his country, and displayed more than ordinary appreciation of the use of statistics; he also advised that the United States census of 1810 should include a record of births, deaths, and marriages" (Palgrave I). Loammi Baldwin, Jr. (1780–1838) was a Harvard graduate who, from his engineering practice in Charleston, Massachusetts, worked on several large-scale public projects, such as the construction of Pennsylvania's Union and Harrisburg canals, and the first two naval dry docks built in America. Each presented, in some way, a milestone in American engineering, and many were some of the era's largest civic works projects. Kress B.5478; not in Einaudi or Goldsmiths'. See Palgrave I, p. 90. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyages dans l'Amérique méridionale. Depuis 1781 jusqu'en 1801. Publiés d'après les manuscrits de l'auteur avec une notice sur sa vie et ses écrits par C. A. Walckenaer.

      Dentu, imprimeur-libraire, Paris 1809 - "Félix de Azara. A Fundamental Work For America ". Four vols. 8vo. + Atlas in small folio with 25 engraved maps, plans, views and plates of animals and birds; original bindings in half leather. FIRST EDITION of this rare travel work, complete with the volumes of text and the atlas. Félix de Azara, Spanish colonel and engineer, was commissioned to demark the limits of the Spanish possession in Paraguay and those of Portugal in Brazil; he was in South America for over 20 years to carry out this work. Upon his return, he wrote this extraordinary work that contains a detailed and well-written political and geographic description of Paraguay and the countries of Rio de la Plata, including the history of the conquest and numerous details of natural history, including beautiful engravings in the Atlas, and information regarding the primitive inhabitants of these countries; he also provides information relative to the role of the Jesuits in the missions. 4vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An original and authentic journal of occurrences during the late American War, from its commencement to the year 1783

      Dublin: Wilkinson and Courtney, 1809. First and only edition, bound from 11 original parts, 8vo, pp. iv, xxiv, [5]-438; includes a 16-p. subscriber list; table of order of battle inserted at p. 158; contemporary marbled boards neatly rebacked; worn; title-page spotted; good and sound. An important eyewitness account by a soldier serving under Burgoyne until captured at Saratoga; who then escaped and served with Cornwallis in the southern theatre. Howes L36 noting that it was originally issued in 11 parts; Clark I, 268; Sabin 38724.

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        The Bricklayer's Guide to the Mensuration of all sorts of Brick-Work, according to the London practice, with observations on the causes and cure of smoaky chimnies, the formation of drains, and the best construction of ovens to be heated with coals, etc.

      London: J. Taylor at the Architectural Library, 1809. Collation, 10pp, 3pp catalogue, [1]pp+112pp, 6pp catalogue, 9 full page engraved plates, half title present.Bound in half cloth, with marble paper covered boards, gilt title lettering. Binding in exceellnt condition.Internally, no loose pages, inner joint showing between a few pages. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very good clean well bound copy of a very rare book.8812.A4. First And Only Edition. Very Good. 8vo.

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        The history and delineation of the horse, in all his varieties

      Comprehending the appropriate uses, management, an progressive improvement of each with a particular investigation of the character of the race-horse, and the business of the turf. Illustrated by anecdotes and biographical notes of distinguished sportsmen. With instructions for breeding, breaking, training, and the general management of the horse, both in a state of health and of disease. Mit gestochenem Titebild, gestochener Widmung an Georg Prince of Wales, 1 Plan und 12 Stahlstichtafeln mit Pferdedarstellungen, zum Teil mit Reitern von John Scott und Textvignetten. 288 Seiten, 2 Blätter Index und 1 Blatt weiß. Brauner Halblederband der Zeit. Lowndes 1324: "With beautifull line engravings . . . " Neville, Sporting books S. 28. Die dekorativen Tafeln zeigen u. a. berühmte Rennpferde. Innen gebräunt und etwas fleckig, teilweise stärker und mit Unterstreichungen mit Farbstift (rot). Vorsatzblatt mit Rotstiftnotizen des Vorbesitzers. Der Buchblock ist in einer Lage gebrochen. Einband bestoßen und am Rücken defekt, etwas angebrochen und mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Trotzdem gutes Exemplar der sehr seltenen Ausgabe. Bild von einer Tafel. Albion Press. London. 1809. Mit Gebrauchsspuren/Used condition. Halbleder/Hardcover. Sprache: englisch/english.

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        Recueil de sept pieces. Sammelband mit 7 wichtigen Arbeiten. Collected Volume with 7 important contributions.

      - Paris 1809-1813, 8°, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Rücken erneuert; frisches Exemplar; ExLigris. Rare - Seven First Separate Editions, including the birth of modern pharmacology and Magendie's classic description of the physiology of vomiting! 1. : Examen de l'action de quelques végétaux sur la moelle épinière. Lu a l'Institut, le vingt-quatre avril 1809 (22pp.). "In a series of ingenious experiments on various animals, (Magendie and Raffeneau-Delile) studied the toxic action of several drugs of vegetable origin, particulary of upas, nux vomica, and St-Ignatius' s bean. As Olmsted observes, theses experiments mark the beginning of modern pharmacology." DSB IX, p.8 2. : Mémoire sur les organes de l'absorption chez les mammifères. Lu à l'Institut, le sept Août 1809 (16 pp.). In 1809 Magendie presented to the Académie des Sciences and to the Société Philomatique the results of his first experimental work, which he carried out in collaboration with the botanist and physician Alire Raffeneau-Delille (1778-1850). In a series of ingenious experiments on various animals, the two investigators studied the toxic action of several drugs of vegetable origin, particularly of upas, nux vomica, and St.-Ignatius's bean. These experiments mark the beginning of modern pharmacology. For the first time an experimental comparison was made of the similar effects produced by drugs of different botanical origin. Magendie held that the toxic or medicinal action of natural drugs depends on the chemical substances they contain, and it should be possible to obtain these substances in the pure state. As early as 1809 he suspected the existence of strychnine, later isolated, in accord with his predictions, by Pierre Joseph Pelletier (1788-1842) in 1819. Moreover, in 1817, in collaboration with Pelletier, Magendie discovered emetine, the active principle of ipeac. 3. : Expériences pour servir à l'histoire de la transfusion pulmonaire ; Mémoire à l'Institut de France, lwe 14. Janvier 1811 (Extrait de la Bibliothèque médicale, tome XXXII) (pp.3-20 , 2 pp.). 4. : Mémoire sur le vomissement, lu a la premiere classe de l'Institut de France, par M. Magendie. suivi du rapport fait a la classe par MM. Cuvier, Humboldt, Pinel et Percy.-A Paris, chez Crochard (Paris, Crochard, 1813, (2), 48 pp.). "Physiologists still consult Magendie's classic description of the physiology of deglutition and vomiting. Magendie proved, against the current theory of Haller, that the stomach was passive rather than active in vomiting. This was essentially correct; however Magendie did fail to observe the active role of the plyloric end of the stomach." Garrison & Morton 985 5. : Mémoire sur l'usage de l'épiglotte dans la deglutition, presente a la Ire classe de l'Institut, le 22 mars 1813. suivi du rapport fait a la classe par MM. Pinel et Percy, et d'un memoire sur les images qui se forment au fond de l'oeil (Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1813, (4), 36 pp.). "Magendie showed that the epiglottis is not necessary for swallowing, which disproved the accepted doctrine that the epiglottis was necessary to cover the glottis to prevent food from entering the trachea." Garrison & Morton 985.1 6. : De l'influence de l'émétique sur l'homme et les animaux, memoire lu a la premiere classe de l'Institut de France, le 23 aout 1813. et suivi du rapport fait a la classe par MM. Cuvier, Humboldt, Pinel et Percy. (Paris, Crochard, 1813, 62 pp.). Magendie's report on his continuing experiments with emetics. Magendie proved, against the then-current theory of Haller, that the stomach was passive, not active, in vomiting. This is essentially correct; however, Magendie failed to observe the active role of the pyloric end of the stomach in his account. 7. : Mémoire sur l'osophage, lu a l'Institut de France, le 11 octobre 1813 (11, (1) pp.). "Magendie attempted to show the falsity of the current belief that the esophagus was a uniform muscular tube . . . The new . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays And Treatises On Several Subjects [1809 Ct 2 Vols] Signed By Clement Biddle

      Bell and Bradfute Et Al,, Edinburgh 1809 - 0 572, 532 pages; Vol I with both covers detached but complete. Vol II VG. Both sets of contents clean and bright. Provenance Clement Biddle. [Clement Biddle 10 May 1740 Philadelphia, Delaware, Pennsylvania - 14 Jul 1814 ] . Buddle was a Quaker businessman in Philadelphia both before and after the American Revolution. He entered into his father's import/export firm at an early age, but from 1765 on pursued patriotic interests. In 1775 he helped to organize a Philadelphia volunteer regiment, the "Quaker Blues." Then in July 1776, he accepted a congressional appointment as deputy quartermaster-general in the Army with the rank of colonel. Serving under both General Washington and General Greene, Biddle participated in several battles. Clement Biddle, George Washington's Commissary General at Valley Forge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An improvement in the mode of administering the vapour bath, and in the apparatus connected with it; with plans of fixed and portable baths for hospitals and private houses, and some practical suggestions on the efficacy of vapour, in application to various diseases of the human fame, and as may be beneficial to the veterinary branch of medicine.

      London: John Booth. 1809. 4to., 11 engraved plates (5 of which are folding), (6) + 16 + (17 - 22)pp. + 11 leaves of explanations of the plates, each printed on versos, well bound recently in holland-backed boards, spine lettered, entirely uncut. A fine copy. First edition. Wellcome II, p.364. Basil Cochrane (1753-1826) was a Scottish civil servant, businessman, inventor, and wealthy nabob of early 19th century Britain. In 1792 he had taken over lucrative supply contracts for the British navy in India. By the time he returned to England in 1806 he had accumulated an enormous fortune having held contracts over the years totalling £1,418,236. (His accounts were long the subject of dispute with the Victualling Board, however). He built a large house in London at 12 Portman Square and it was there that he installed his improved 'vapour bath' or steam bath. He even allowed some members of the public to use it. In addition to the charming, and technically detailed, plates, Cochrane supplies details of 12 actual cases of people who, he claims, had benefited from use of the vapour bath. Although the present work is Cochrane's principal published work on his vapour baths, he published other papers on the same subject. Wellcome, for example, has a brief Addenda> published in 1810.

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        Heldengesänge aus der Oper: Tigranes... Mit italienischem und deutschem Texte. Für das Pianoforte ausgezogen von M.G. Fischer (Der deutsche Text ist von D. Ch. Schreiber.)... Pr. 3 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 1421], 1809. First Edition (?second issue) of fifteen numbers from the opera. Lederbur p. 467. OCLC nos. 26769648, 916146394. BUC p. 891. RISM R1577. Not in Hoboken or Hirsch. Tigrane, to a libretto by Antonio de Filistri de' Caramondani, was first performed in Berlin on February 3, 1800. "Righini was mainly an opera composer, moving in the course of his career from opera buffa to opera seria. While little is known about his comic operas, his Berlin operas typify the late Metastasian opera in hybrid Italian-French style that were so much in favour at the Prussian court. The allegiance to Metastasian principles, subscribed to by the court poet Antonio Filistri de' Caramondani, rested on the still accepted view of court opera as representative opera, with its emphasis on ethical models and political allegory. This traditional dramaturgical structure, however, was enriched with elements taken from tragédie lyrique such as action-packed introduzioni, scene complexes, and ballets. Through his use of contrasting tempos and sectionalization in arias and ensembles, and through his dramatic use of instrumentation, Righini followed the tendencies towards heightened drama characterizing opera seria of his time. His ability to combine cantabile melody with rich orchestration was admired by his contemporaries as exemplifying the perfect German-Italian hybrid style." Christoph Henzel in Grove Music Online."The Berlin operas represent the peak of Righini's work... [They] were famous in their time and were praised for the way in which they combined expressive, authentically Italian vocal writing with German craftsmanship, but above all for their instrumentation, as in the 'sublime' horn, bassoon and cello trio in Tigrane..." Gudrun Becker-Weidmann in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue-gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, table of contents within decorative border to lower. 1f. (title), 86 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German.Disbound. Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; detached. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; small perforation to lower margin of final leaf, not affecting music. A very good copy overall.

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        Heldengesänge aus der Oper: Tigranes... Mit italienischem und deutschem Texte. Für das Pianoforte ausgezogen von M.G. Fischer (Der deutsche Text ist von D. Ch. Schreiber.)... Pr. 3 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 1421], 1809. First Edition (?second issue) of fifteen numbers from the opera. Lederbur p. 467. OCLC nos. 26769648, 916146394. BUC p. 891. RISM R1577. Not in Hoboken or Hirsch. Tigrane, to a libretto by Antonio de Filistri de' Caramondani, was first performed in Berlin on February 3, 1800. "Righini was mainly an opera composer, moving in the course of his career from opera buffa to opera seria. While little is known about his comic operas, his Berlin operas typify the late Metastasian opera in hybrid Italian-French style that were so much in favour at the Prussian court. The allegiance to Metastasian principles, subscribed to by the court poet Antonio Filistri de' Caramondani, rested on the still accepted view of court opera as representative opera, with its emphasis on ethical models and political allegory. This traditional dramaturgical structure, however, was enriched with elements taken from tragédie lyrique such as action-packed introduzioni, scene complexes, and ballets. Through his use of contrasting tempos and sectionalization in arias and ensembles, and through his dramatic use of instrumentation, Righini followed the tendencies towards heightened drama characterizing opera seria of his time. His ability to combine cantabile melody with rich orchestration was admired by his contemporaries as exemplifying the perfect German-Italian hybrid style." Christoph Henzel in Grove Music Online. "The Berlin operas represent the peak of Righini's work... [They] were famous in their time and were praised for the way in which they combined expressive, authentically Italian vocal writing with German craftsmanship, but above all for their instrumentation, as in the 'sublime' horn, bassoon and cello trio in Tigrane..." Gudrun Becker-Weidmann in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue-gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, table of contents within decorative border to lower. 1f. (title), 86 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German. Disbound. Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; detached. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; small perforation to lower margin of final leaf, not affecting music. A very good copy overall.

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        Le macchine ottiche:

      Florence: presso Pietro Allegrini, , 1809. esercizio fisico-matematica che per Saggio dei suoi studj pubblicamente propone sotto la direzione dei CC. RR. delle scuole pie nella sala del Collegio di S. Michele di Volterra. Printed work and 2 manuscripts bound in 2 volumes, octavo (varying sizes: 223 x 160 mm & 197 x 140 mm). Bound to match in mid-19th-century Italian green calf, smooth spines lettered and decorated in gilt, sides with thick gilt rule outside scroll borders, enclosing the papal arms in gilt at centre, marbled endpapers. 1st volume: printed work (pp. 24; extended folding diagram) bound before 39 manuscript leaves, apparently incomplete at end, folding diagram at end. 2nd volume, title page in manuscript "Studi di matematica fatti da Giovanni Maria Mastai ferretti di Sinigaglia nel collego di Volterra" (dated 1808 and 1809) and 52 unnumbered leaves, written on both sides (two leaves with excisions). Extremities rubbed, stain to title of 2nd volume, overall very good. Rare first edition of Le macchine ottiche, the first and only scientific publication of the future Pope Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti (1792–1878), who reigned as pope from 16 June 1846 to his death, bound together with two of his original academic manuscripts on optics and mathematics. Mastai was educated privately up to the age of 11, when he was sent to the College of St Michael, Volterra, under the Piarist Fathers, where he remained until 1809. Although his ultimate inclination was to study theology, he showed a keen interest in the scientific element of the school syllabus. The book prints his final academic essay presented at the conclusion of his studies. The printed book is rare, WorldCat locating two copies only worldwide: in the US, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and in Switzerland, Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin. Pius IX's long-term interest in science is reflected by one of his first acts as pope, his revival in 1847 of the Academy of Lynxes, which had dissolved after the death of its founder, but which Pius recreated under the name Accademia Pontificia dei Nuovi Lincei ("Pontifical Academy of the New Lynxes"). Pius IX was the longest-reigning elected pope in the history of the Catholic Church, serving for over 31 years. He is particularly remembered for his promulgation of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, and for the First Vatican Council, convened in 1869, which defined the dogma of papal infallibility. He has been called the first public pope of the modern era. The larger of the two volumes, containing the printed work first, is inscribed on the first blank: "The manuscript part of this volume was written, as an examination paper in optics in September 1809, by His Holiness Pope Pius the IXth, then in his 20th year: and was given to me by Monsignor Talbot, of His Holiness, in the Vatican in 1867" signed by James Laird Patterson (1822–1902), papal chamberlain and later Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster. The second volume has an ownership inscription, also noting the book as the gift of George Talbot, dated 22 April 1875. Monsignor George Talbot (1816–1886), a converted Anglican priest who also served Pope Pius IX as one of his chamberlains, is notorious among English Catholics for his dislike of Newman and his remark, "What is the province of the laity? To hunt, to shoot, to entertain." In 1868 he was dismissed from the Roman curia and was placed in a mental institution near Paris. For many years the pope kept Talbot's apartments in the Vatican ready in case he should return.

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        Le macchine ottiche: esercizio fisico-matematica che per Saggio dei suoi studj pubblicamente propone sotto la direzione dei CC. RR. delle scuole pie nella sala del Collegio di S. Michele di Volterra.

      Florence: presso Pietro Allegrini, 1809 - Printed work and 2 manuscripts bound in 2 volumes, octavo (varying sizes: 223 x 160 mm & 197 x 140 mm). Bound to match in mid-19th-century Italian green calf, smooth spines lettered and decorated in gilt, sides with thick gilt rule outside scroll borders, enclosing the papal arms in gilt at centre, marbled endpapers. Extremities rubbed, stain to title of 2nd volume, overall very good. 1st volume: printed work (pp. 24; extended folding diagram) bound before 39 manuscript leaves, apparently incomplete at end, folding diagram at end. 2nd volume, title page in manuscript "Studi di matematica fatti da Giovanni Maria Mastai ferretti di Sinigaglia nel collego di Volterra" (dated 1808 and 1809) and 52 unnumbered leaves, written on both sides (two leaves with excisions). Rare first edition of Le macchine ottiche, the first and only scientific publication of the future Pope Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti (1792–1878), who reigned as pope from 16 June 1846 to his death, bound together with two of his original academic manuscripts on optics and mathematics. Mastai was educated privately up to the age of 11, when he was sent to the College of St Michael, Volterra, under the Piarist Fathers, where he remained until 1809. Although his ultimate inclination was to study theology, he showed a keen interest in the scientific element of the school syllabus. The book prints his final academic essay presented at the conclusion of his studies. The printed book is rare, WorldCat locating two copies only worldwide: in the US, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and in Switzerland, Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin. Pius IX's long-term interest in science is reflected by one of his first acts as pope, his revival in 1847 of the Academy of Lynxes, which had dissolved after the death of its founder, but which Pius recreated under the name Accademia Pontificia dei Nuovi Lincei ("Pontifical Academy of the New Lynxes"). Pius IX was the longest-reigning elected pope in the history of the Catholic Church, serving for over 31 years. He is particularly remembered for his promulgation of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, and for the First Vatican Council, convened in 1869, which defined the dogma of papal infallibility. He has been called the first public pope of the modern era. The larger of the two volumes, containing the printed work first, is inscribed on the first blank: "The manuscript part of this volume was written, as an examination paper in optics in September 1809, by His Holiness Pope Pius the IXth, then in his 20th year: and was given to me by Monsignor Talbot, of His Holiness, in the Vatican in 1867" signed by James Laird Patterson (1822–1902), papal chamberlain and later Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster. The second volume has an ownership inscription, also noting the book as the gift of George Talbot, dated 22 April 1875. Monsignor George Talbot (1816–1886), a converted Anglican priest who also served Pope Pius IX as one of his chamberlains, is notorious among English Catholics for his dislike of Newman and his remark, "What is the province of the laity? To hunt, to shoot, to entertain." In 1868 he was dismissed from the Roman curia and was placed in a mental institution near Paris. For many years the pope kept Talbot's apartments in the Vatican ready in case he should return. See Isis 75 (1984), pp. 425–6: review of "Pio IX e le macchine ottiche". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Fayoum et environs. Vues de deux pyramides en briques à l'est du Fayoum, pyramide de Meydouneh, pyramide d'El Metanyeh, pyramides de Saqqarah. (ANTIQUITES, volume IV, planche 72)

      - Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1829, 70x51,5cm, une feuille. - Incisione originale in plano estratto dal 'Imperial Edition' della descrizione di Egitto o di serie osservazioni e ricerche fatte in Egitto durante la spedizione francese, pubblicato per ordine di Sua Maestà l'Imperatore Napoleone il Grande. Condotto tra il 1802 e il 1830, è stata portata in 1000 copie disponibili alle istituzioni. Carta vergata filigranata see-through antico e moderno Egitto, protetta dai venti. Vedute di diverse piramidi in aumento nella zona di Fayoum, a ovest del Nilo. Il primo mattone di fango piantata nel deserto a nord del canale di Giuseppe. Il secondo è in mattoni, a est del villaggio di El Lahun. Il terzo sorgeva nei pressi del Nilo Meydouneh su una base piramidale tronco la cui cima sembra incompiuta. Il quarto è una delle più grandi piramidi di Saqqara, consistente in una sorta di chiave di volta su un piedistallo. Infine, le ultime viste mostrano le piramidi di Saqqara sud sulle rive del Nilo. Perfette condizioni, quasi senza lentiggini marginali. Il monumentale prima edizione della Descrizione dell'Egitto in 13 volumi conteneva 892 tavole a colori di cui 72, tra cui 9 volumi coinvolti dell'antichità. Gli altri volumi trattati di Storia Naturale e moderno Egitto come Napoleone Bonaparte aveva portato con sé una commissione di studiosi di tutte le discipline in modo che, si diceva, nella sua descrizione è stato memorizzato il più ricco museo di universo. Il lavoro è stato scritto in parte dal barone Dominique Vivant Denon prima di diventare DG di Napoleone nel Museo del Louvre. Più di 80 artisti e 400 scrittori sono stati assunti per questo grande progetto. Le dimensioni eccezionalmente grandi tavole necessaria la creazione di una pressa speciale e una parte specifica di mobili per tenerli ...! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale à l'eau-forte in plano, non rognée, extraite de l'édition dite « 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 février 1802 et 1829 sur ordre de Napoléon Bonaparte et publiée à partir de 1809 [en réalité 1810], elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires sur Vergé filigrané « Égypte ancienne et moderne » et offerte aux institutions. Vues de plusieurs pyramides s'élevant dans la région du Fayoum, à l'Ouest du Nil. La première est en briques crues plantée dans un désert au nord du canal de Joseph. La seconde est en briques également, à l'est du village d'El Lâhoun. La troisième s'élève non loin du Nil, à Meydouneh, sur un socle pyramidal tronqué dont le sommet semble inachevé. La quatrième est l'une des plus grandes pyramides de Saqqarah, composée d'un genre de pyramidion sur un piédestal. Enfin les dernières vues montrent les pyramides de Saqqarah au midi sur les bords du Nil. Parfait état de conservation, presque sans rousseur marginale. Volume ANTIQUITES, IV : Ces gravures fournissent à Jean-François Champollion une documentation épigraphique fondamentale pour le déchiffrage des hiéroglyphes et inspirent une lignée d'archéologues comme Mariette, Maspero et Carter qui donnent un nouveau visage à l'Egypte ancienne. Elles suscitent un engouement tel qu'elles donnent naissance au phénomène de l'égyptomanie et à l'orientalisme de Delacroix, Fromentin, Marilhat, Decamps mais aussi Théophile Gautier... Financiers, politiciens, marchands, et fouilleurs de tous ordres se presseront sur les rives du Nil en quête de bonnes affaires à la suite de cette redécouverte de l'Egypte. A l'origine de l'égyptologie, ces planches connaîtront une postérité immense. LA DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE, édition IMPERIALE (1809-1829) : La Description de l'Egypte est un des chefs d'

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Fayoum. Vues d'un temple égyptien situé vers l'extrémité occidentale du lac appelé Birket el Qeroun. (ANTIQUITES, volume IV, planche 69)

      - Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1829, 70x51,5cm, une feuille. - Incisione originale in plano estratto dal 'Imperial Edition' della descrizione di Egitto o di serie osservazioni e ricerche fatte in Egitto durante la spedizione francese, pubblicato per ordine di Sua Maestà l'Imperatore Napoleone il Grande. Condotto tra il 1802 e il 1830, è stata portata in 1000 copie disponibili alle istituzioni. Carta vergata filigranata see-through antico e moderno Egitto, protetta dai venti. Vista di un tempio egizio situato sulla riva occidentale del lago di Birket el-Qeroun che è visibile sullo sfondo e in lontananza la catena libica. Sul lato della colonna intitolata ingegneri francesi e la loro carovana. Al piano terra vista originale della parte anteriore dello stesso tempio osservato notte nel suo stato déparementé, la pietra dalla demolizione steso a terra tutto intorno. Questo è il piano che è stato degradato, esponendo i fondamenti del suo tetto piano. Al di là delle dune del deserto circostante può essere visto. Perfette condizioni, quasi senza lentiggini marginali. Il monumentale prima edizione della Descrizione dell'Egitto in 13 volumi conteneva 892 tavole a colori di cui 72, tra cui 9 volumi coinvolti dell'antichità. Gli altri volumi trattati di Storia Naturale e moderno Egitto come Napoleone Bonaparte aveva portato con sé una commissione di studiosi di tutte le discipline in modo che, si diceva, nella sua descrizione è stato memorizzato il più ricco museo di universo. Il lavoro è stato scritto in parte dal barone Dominique Vivant Denon prima di diventare DG di Napoleone nel Museo del Louvre. Più di 80 artisti e 400 scrittori sono stati assunti per questo grande progetto. Le dimensioni eccezionalmente grandi tavole necessaria la creazione di una pressa speciale e una parte specifica di mobili per tenerli ...! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale à l'eau-forte in plano, non rognée, extraite de l'édition dite « 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 février 1802 et 1829 sur ordre de Napoléon Bonaparte et publiée à partir de 1809 [en réalité 1810], elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires sur Vergé filigrané « Égypte ancienne et moderne » et offerte aux institutions. Vues d'un temple égyptien situé sur la rive occidentale du lac Birket el-Qeroun lequel est visible au second plan et dans le lointain la chaîne libyque. Sur le côté se dirige la colonne des ingénieurs français et leur caravane. En bas, originale vue de la façade du même temple observé nuitamment, dans son état déparementé, les pierres issues de sa démolition gisant à terre tout autour. C'est l'étage supérieur qui a été dégradé, laissant apparaître les soubassements de Sa voûte plate. Au-delà on aperçoit les dunes du désert environnant. Parfait état de conservation, presque sans rousseur marginale. Volume ANTIQUITES, IV : Ces gravures fournissent à Jean-François Champollion une documentation épigraphique fondamentale pour le déchiffrage des hiéroglyphes et inspirent une lignée d'archéologues comme Mariette, Maspero et Carter qui donnent un nouveau visage à l'Egypte ancienne. Elles suscitent un engouement tel qu'elles donnent naissance au phénomène de l'égyptomanie et à l'orientalisme de Delacroix, Fromentin, Marilhat, Decamps mais aussi Théophile Gautier... Financiers, politiciens, marchands, et fouilleurs de tous ordres se presseront sur les rives du Nil en quête de bonnes affaires à la suite de cette redécouverte de l'Egypte. A l'origine de l'égyptologie, ces planches connaîtront une postérité immense. LA DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE, édition IMPERIALE (1809-1829) : La Description de l'Egypte est un des chefs d'

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        DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE. Thèbes. Karnak. Vue d'un colosse placé à l'entrée de la salle hypostyle du Palais. (ANTIQUITES, volume III, planche 20)

      - Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809-1829, 71x54cm, une feuille. - Incisione originale in plano estratto dal 'Imperial Edition' della descrizione di Egitto o di serie osservazioni e ricerche fatte in Egitto durante la spedizione francese, pubblicato per ordine di Sua Maestà l'Imperatore Napoleone il Grande. Condotto tra il 1802 e il 1830, è stata portata in 1000 copie disponibili alle istituzioni. Carta vergata filigranata see-through antico e moderno Egitto, protetta dai venti. Colosso Mutilated situato all'ingresso della sala a pilastri del palazzo, si riconosce a malapena la sua figura per la testa e le braccia sono mancanti. Solo la metà inferiore del tronco è ben conservato in un unico pezzo con piedistallo inciso con geroglifici. Sullo sfondo è il colonnato meridionale del cortile e oltre una capanna nel villaggio di Karnak e di palme. Una porzione della torre costituisce l'ingresso del Palazzo dipendente tempio. Il terreno è disseminato di granito e arenaria spezzato da sopra la sala a colonne e le costruzioni statua osservati da un artista francese in un vestito che tiene la sua carriera per sotto il braccio. Pochi foxing sui bordi non influisce sulla vista stessa. Condizioni molto bella. Il monumentale prima edizione della Descrizione dell'Egitto in 13 volumi conteneva 892 tavole a colori di cui 72, tra cui 9 volumi coinvolti dell'antichità. Gli altri volumi trattati di Storia Naturale e moderno Egitto come Napoleone Bonaparte aveva portato con sé una commissione di studiosi di tutte le discipline in modo che, si diceva, nella sua descrizione è stato memorizzato il più ricco museo di universo. Il lavoro è stato scritto in parte dal barone Dominique Vivant Denon prima di diventare DG di Napoleone nel Museo del Louvre. Più di 80 artisti e 400 scrittori sono stati assunti per questo grande progetto. Le dimensioni eccezionalmente grandi tavole necessaria la creazione di una pressa speciale e una parte specifica di mobili per tenerli ...! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Gravure originale à l'eau-forte in plano, non rognée, extraite de l'édition dite « 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 février 1802 et 1829 sur ordre de Napoléon Bonaparte et publiée à partir de 1809 [en réalité 1810], elle fut tirée à 1000 exemplaires sur Vergé filigrané « Égypte ancienne et moderne » et offerte aux institutions. Colosse mutilé se trouvant à l'entrée de la salle hypostyle du Palais, on reconnaît à peine sa silhouette car la tête et les bras sont manquants. Seule la moitié inférieure du tronc est bien conservée, d'un seul tenant avec le piédestal gravé de hiéroglyphes. A l'arrière plan se trouve la colonnade sud de la cour et au-delà une cahute du village de Karnak et quelques palmiers. Une portion du pylône forme l'entrée du temple dépendant du Palais. Le sol est jonché de débris de granit et de grès provenant des constructions qui précèdent la salle hypostyle et de la statue qu'observe un artiste français en costume tenant son porte-vue sous le bras. Rares rousseurs sur les bords n'affectant pas la vue elle-même. Très bel état de conservation. TEMPLE DE KARNAK : Planche issue d'un ensemble de gravures sur le grand temple de Karnak, construit au Nouvel Empire à l'époque de Ramsès III. Ce grand complexe est divisé en trois enceintes et consacré à la triade thébaine des dieux Amon, Mout et Khonsou. Ses sculptures, bas-reliefs intérieurs et reliefs en creux sur les façades extérieures sont minutieusement relevés par les ingénieurs de l'Institut, tandis que les architectes établissent le plan complexe de cet édifice, divisé en façades, salles à colonnades, et espaces sacrés réservés aux prêtres du temple. L'allée de sphinx monumentaux qui lie le complexe à celui de Louxor fait également l'objet d'une planche par Lepère, architecte membre de l'Institut, qui a pris part à l'expédition à travers la Haute-Egypte. Volume ANTIQUITES, III : Ces gravures fournissent à Jean-François Champollion une documentation épigraphique fondamentale pour le déchiffrage des hiéroglyphes et inspirent une lignée d'archéologues comme Mariette, Maspero et Carter qui donnent un nouveau visage à l'Egypte ancienne. Elles suscitent un engouement tel qu'elles donnent naissance au phénomène de l'égyptomanie et à l'orientalisme de Delacroix, Fromentin, Marilhat, Decamps mais aussi Théophile Gautier... Financiers, politiciens, marchands, et fouilleurs de tous ordres se presseront sur les rives du Nil en quête de bonnes affaires à la suite de cette redécouverte de l'Egypte. A l'origine de l'égyptologie, ces planches connaîtront une postérité immense. LA DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE, édition IMPERIALE (1809-1829) : La Description de l'Egypte est un des chefs d'

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        Voyage en Espagne, fait dans les années 1786 et 1787

      - Dentu, Paris 1809, In-8 (12,5x20,2cm), (4) iv (4) 401pp. (3) et (4) 398pp. (2) et (4) 379pp. (1), 3 volumes reliés. - Prima edizione, molto raro, senza l'atlante. Tradotto dalla seconda edizione da Pictet-Mallet. Legatoria in piena pelle di pecora fiammato periodo. Torna liscio decorato con due diverse catene, ruote e un ampio piedistallo con il grottesco. come mostre in marocchino rosso, e il numero del volume in pelle nera. Capi dei volumi 2 e 3 nella porzione sfilacciata; una mancanza leggera coda di volume 3. mandibole di Volume 1 di grande porzione stretta feritoia; mascella superiore del volume di 2 testa spaccata e coda. Attrito. Buona copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, très rare, sans l'atlas parue à part. Traduit de l'anglais sur la seconde édition par Pictet-Mallet. Reliures en pleine basane flammée d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 2 fers différents, de roulettes et d'un large caisson à la grotesque. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Têtes des tomes 2 et 3 en partie élimées ; un léger manque en queue du tome 3. Mors inférieur du tome 1 en grande partie étroitement fendu ; Mors supérieur du tome 2 fendu en tête et queue. Frottements. Bon exemplaire. Récit de voyage pittoresque qui commence par Figuere et les Pyrrénées, Barcelone et ses environs, Madrid, Saragosse, Aranjuez et Tolede, les Asturies, Salamanque, Seville, Cadix, Malaga, Grenade, Carthagene, Alicante, Valence. Les volumes sont occupés par de nombreuses considérations sur l'agriculture, la politique, l'industrie, le commerce et les moeurs des espagnols... Ce voyage fut édité à l'heure où les regards des français étaient tournés vers l'Espagne en raison des guerres napoléoniennes, la capitulation de Madrid datant de décembre 1808. Tableaux des monnaies et des revenus de l'Espagne.  

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        Grundsätze der Policeygesetzgebung und der Policeyanstalten.

      Kharkoff: for the author,, 1809. 2 volumes in 1, octavo (199 x 117 mm). Contemporary half calf, flat spine with gilt ornaments, red morocco spine label, marbled boards, yellow edges. Extremities worn, spine ends frayed, hinges gently cracked but firm, some discolouration to edges, contents browned with a little foxing, a very good copy. First edition of the distinguished German economist and philosopher's work on law enforcement. First a professor of philosophy in Halle, Jakob (1759–1827) accepted the Russian government's invitation in 1807 to become a professor of economic science at Kharkoff University after the University of Halle was suppressed. His quick mastery of the Russian language made him a favourite of the minister Speransky, who appointed him as a member of the government's finance commission in 1809 and then as the president of the commission for the revision of criminal law in 1810. He returned to Germany in 1816. In his economic works "he closely followed Adam Smith, whilst at the same time seeking to place in a clearer light the fundamental conceptions of the science" (Palgrave II, p. 471).

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        Statuts et règlemens du Souv.: Ch.: d'Arras à la vallée de Paris

      S.l., (1809), in 12, de 63pp., - relié à la suite : Extrait de la Pl.: à Trac.: de la séance de la R.: L.: de St Jean, sous le titre distinctif des FF.: Artistes, à l'O.: de Paris, le 27e jour du 11e mois de l'an de la V.: L.: 5809 (27 janvier 1809, ère vulgaire). L'ordre du jour étant la Pompe funèbre à la mémoire du F.: Lansel, Orateur de l'At.: des Artistes, son Député au G.O. de France, V.: de la R.: L.: du Centre des Amis... chef de la Division Arts au Ministère de l'Intérieur. S.l.n.d. (1809), de 36pp., le tout relié en 1 vol. demi-veau vert à coins, titre en long au dos, avec la mention dorée au 1er plat "Charlesworth Masonic Library", bel exemplaire. -1) Ce premier Chapitre parisien tire son origine du supposé Chapitre Rose-Croix d'Arras qui selon Thory et Ragon aurait été fondé en 1747 (d'autres disent 1745). Les présents statuts contiennent en préambule les origines du Souv. Ch. d'Arras à Paris, premier Chapitre de France, fondé le 17 juin 1769. En 1799 le G.O. signa un Concordat avec ce premier Chapitre de France. En 1800 il renoncera donc à créer d'autres Chapitres. ¶ Fesch col. 1304 - Ligou Dict. F.M. p.78 - Kloss 4457. -2) Jean-Antoine Lansel, né à Dijon en 1755, mort en 1808, initié à la loge la Concorde de Dijon rattachée au Directoire de Bourgogne, affilié au Centre des Amis dont il deviendra Vénérable, puis armé CBCS.

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        A bound collection of publications by Joanna Southcott

      Octavo, modern leather binding, containing eight religious works, all early nineteenth century editions; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Divine and spiritual communications written by Joanna SouthcottOn the prayers of the Church of England; the conduct of the Clergy, and Calvanistic Methodists, with other particulars.London : Galabin and Merchant, 1809. Later edition, 44 pp. The Continuation of the Prophecies of Joanna Southcott:A word in season to a sinking kingdom.London : Galabin and Marchant, 1810. Third edition, 56 pp. The Kingdom of Christ is at Hand: Also an examination of Baptism; and the use and meaning of the Church Ordinances, and the sealing of the people in the Latter days. London : A. Seale, 1805. First edition, 62 pp. Answer to false doctrines and the crying sins of the nation. London : W. Marchant, 1808. Lacking title page, 48 pp. The first book of sealed prophecies. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1803. First edition 128 pp. The second book of sealed prophecies. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1812. Second edition, 136 pp (lacking 97-98). The answer of the Lord to the power of darkness. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1813. Second edition, 128 pp. On the prayers for the fast day. London : Marchant and Galabin, 1804. First edition, 48 pp. Joanna Southcott was a renowned religious prophetess who constantly warned of the coming of a new Messiah and the impending apocalypse. Her followers, the Southcottians, dwindled in number after her death. However, the mystery surrounding a sealed wooden 'Box of Prophecies' fostered interest in her writings. The box was only to be opened in a time of national crisis, and in the presence of twenty-four Bishops of the Church of England. Numerous objects purported to be Southcott's box have been brought to light; the 'true' box remains with the Panacea Society of Bedford.

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        Naturalhistoria Hämtad Ur FUNKES och LIPPOLDS Skrifter. Öfversättning. Med 174 Illumerade Figurer efter Bertuch. Första bandet Andra bandet.

      Inbunden bok. ÖREBRO Tryckt hos Nils Magnus Lindh, 1809. På eget förlag.. 1 uppl. 1809. Inbunden. Här har Ni chansen att förvärva två styck antika böcker till en rimlig summa pengar. Som Ni kan utröna av de inlagda bilderna från böckerna är det garanti på att köparen får mycket glädje av dess extremt charmiga verk. Om så önskas kan privat visning ordnas efter ö.k. I köpet ingår bomullshandskar. Självfallet är verken bestyckade med patina i form av fuktfläckar och andra naturliga åldertecken som hör en + 200 - åring till.

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        Cours GASTRONOMIQUE, ou les Dîners de Manant-Ville. Ouvrage anecdotique, philosophique et littéraire. Seconde édition dédiée à la Société Épicurienne du Caveau moderne.

      Imprimerie de Brasseur Aîné, Capelle et Renand 1809 - In-8 de XX 348 pp. chiffrées 364 (après les XX pp. chiffrées en romain, la numérotation commence à 17), demi-veau havane contemporain, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure à l'imitation). Edition originale rare (malgré la fausse mention de seconde édition). ''Les éditeurs, dans un avertissement placé entre la dédicace et la table des 30 chapitres qui composent l'ouvrage, annoncent que le Cours gastronomique, bien que le feuillet de titre porte Seconde édition, paraît bien ici pour la première fois complet, en volume. En réalité, le volume n'avait jamais paru auparavant. Seuls quelques chapitres avaient été donnés dans l'Epicurien français.'' (Vicaire 137 - Bitting 71). "L'ouvrage de Cadet de Gassicourt constitue un des meilleurs recueils anecdotiques de l'époque et aborde en chacun des ses chapitres tout du boire et du manger, dans tous les pays et à toutes les époques.'' (Oberlé , Les Fastes de Bacchus et Comus, 171). Exemplaire bien complet de sa ?Carte gastronomique de France? dessinée et gravée par Tourcaty. Rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        De kleine Buffon, of natuurlijke historie der dieren, ten dienste der jeugd. Eerste [- vierde] deeltje.Dordrecht, J. Zender, [ca. 1830]. 4 volumes. Oblong 16mo (9 x 11 cm). With engraved frontispiece in the first volume, and 32 illustrations of animals on 8 engraved plates, 2 in each volume, all coloured by hand. Original publisher's yellow printed paper wrappers.

      Met rooie oortjes 81; NCC (3 copies); cf. Saakes V, p. 91 (1809 edition). Rare second edition of a charming, illustrated natural history book for children based on the works by the French naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788), here coloured by hand. Complete in four volumes, it treats all sorts of animals. The first three volumes, devoted to mammals, treat the animals found in the home and on the farm, wild animals, and beasts of prey respectively. The fourth and last volume then treats some birds, crawling animals, insects, fishes, shells and coral.Some marginal thumbing and some occasional small spots or stains. Paper wrappers soiled and slightly worn along the spine.

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        Heldengesänge aus der Oper: Tigranes... Mit italienischem und deutschem Texte. Für das Pianoforte ausgezogen von M.G. Fischer (Der deutsche Text ist von D. Ch. Schreiber.)... Pr. 3 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 1421], [1809-10]. Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue-gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, table of contents within decorative border to lower. 1f. (title), 86 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German. Disbound. Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; detached. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; small perforation to lower margin of final leaf, not affecting music. A very good copy overall. First Edition (?second issue) of fifteen numbers from the opera. Lederbur p. 467. OCLC nos. 26769648, 916146394. BUC p. 891. RISM R1577. Not in Hoboken or Hirsch. Tigrane, to a libretto by Antonio de Filistri de' Caramondani, was first performed in Berlin on February 3, 1800. "Righini was mainly an opera composer, moving in the course of his career from opera buffa to opera seria. While little is known about his comic operas, his Berlin operas typify the late Metastasian opera in hybrid Italian-French style that were so much in favour at the Prussian court. The allegiance to Metastasian principles, subscribed to by the court poet Antonio Filistri de' Caramondani, rested on the still accepted view of court opera as representative opera, with its emphasis on ethical models and political allegory. This traditional dramaturgical structure, however, was enriched with elements taken from tragédie lyrique such as action-packed introduzioni, scene complexes, and ballets. Through his use of contrasting tempos and sectionalization in arias and ensembles, and through his dramatic use of instrumentation, Righini followed the tendencies towards heightened drama characterizing opera seria of his time. His ability to combine cantabile melody with rich orchestration was admired by his contemporaries as exemplifying the perfect German-Italian hybrid style." Christoph Henzel in Grove Music Online. "The Berlin operas represent the peak of Righini's work... [They] were famous in their time and were praised for the way in which they combined expressive, authentically Italian vocal writing with German craftsmanship, but above all for their instrumentation, as in the 'sublime' horn, bassoon and cello trio in Tigrane..." Gudrun Becker-Weidmann in Grove Music Online.

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        Heldengesänge aus der Oper: Tigranes. Mit italienischem und deutschem Texte. Für das Pianoforte ausgezogen von M.G. Fischer (Der deutsche Text ist von D. Ch. Schreiber.). Pr. 3 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Breitkopf und Härtel [PN 1421], Leipzig 1809 - Oblong folio. Original publisher's blue-gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, table of contents within decorative border to lower. 1f. (title), 86 pp. Typeset. Text in Italian and German.Disbound. Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; detached. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; small perforation to lower margin of final leaf, not affecting music. A very good copy overall. First Edition (?second issue) of fifteen numbers from the opera. Lederbur p. 467. OCLC nos. 26769648, 916146394. BUC p. 891. RISM R1577. Not in Hoboken or Hirsch. Tigrane, to a libretto by Antonio de Filistri de' Caramondani, was first performed in Berlin on February 3, 1800. "Righini was mainly an opera composer, moving in the course of his career from opera buffa to opera seria. While little is known about his comic operas, his Berlin operas typify the late Metastasian opera in hybrid Italian-French style that were so much in favour at the Prussian court. The allegiance to Metastasian principles, subscribed to by the court poet Antonio Filistri de' Caramondani, rested on the still accepted view of court opera as representative opera, with its emphasis on ethical models and political allegory. This traditional dramaturgical structure, however, was enriched with elements taken from tragédie lyrique such as action-packed introduzioni, scene complexes, and ballets. Through his use of contrasting tempos and sectionalization in arias and ensembles, and through his dramatic use of instrumentation, Righini followed the tendencies towards heightened drama characterizing opera seria of his time. His ability to combine cantabile melody with rich orchestration was admired by his contemporaries as exemplifying the perfect German-Italian hybrid style." Christoph Henzel in Grove Music Online."The Berlin operas represent the peak of Righini's work. [They] were famous in their time and were praised for the way in which they combined expressive, authentically Italian vocal writing with German craftsmanship, but above all for their instrumentation, as in the 'sublime' horn, bassoon and cello trio in Tigrane." Gudrun Becker-Weidmann in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Enid, metrisch vertaald door D.E.M. van Herwerden, met platen naar Gustave Doré. Zwolle, J. J. Tijl, 1888.

      Burgundy cloth hardcover. Gilded title on front and spine. Black plant like decoration on the front and blind stamped binders logo on the back. Top edge gilded. The cover shows some light damage at the corners and edges. The spine is slightly discoloured. The contents are in good shape. 26,5 x 35,5 cm, [8] 1-70 [2] pp. With seven photolithographs after illustrations by Gustave Doré. Enid is part of a cycle of twelve narrative poems, called Idylls of the King by the British poet Alfred Tennyson ( 1809-1892). The stories are part of the Legend of King Arthur. This story is about Enid and her husband Geraint, who is one of Arthur's knights. This tragic love story is illustrated beautifully by Doré. B2355

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        The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, from their commencement, in 1665, to the year 1800; abridged, with notes and biographic illustrations.

      London: printed by and for C. & R. Baldwin, 1809. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 18 parts bound in 19 volumes, including separate plate volume. 4to (258 x 210 mm). Approx. 13,500 pp. of text and 266 engraved plates, includes half-titles and volume-titles to each text volume. Contemporary full calf, spines decorated and lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Inner joints repaired, spines rebacked mostly retaining original leather, two volumes (V and VI) supplied and bound in almost matching leather. Extremities and boards rubbed, corners scuffed and slightly bumped. Text only little browned, minor spotting in places, plates occasionally foxed in outer margins, but generally quite clean and unmarked. Provenance: Richard Strachey, of Ashwick Grove, Bath (armorial bookplates with motto 'coelum non animum' to front-pastedowns), old ink stamps in arabic and hebrew letters to volume title-pages. Fine set, rarely found complete and in good condition as here. ----Kronick, A history of scientific and technical periodicals, pp. 134-139; PMM 281 (for first edition). The Philosophical Transactions was established in 1665, making it the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science, and therefore also the world's longest-running scientific journal. The use of the word "Philosophical" in the title refers to "natural philosophy", which was the equivalent of what would now be generally called 'science'. The present set is the most useful abridgement of the 17th and 18th century volumes. The foreword to vol. 1 says "It comprises whatever is most valuable in the Original, from its commencement to the close of the eighteenth century, together with Dr. Hooke's volume of Philosophical Collections. All the articles are presented in the same order in which they appear in the Original. The most important communications are reprinted entire, in the words of the respective authors. The less important papers are given in an abridged state . . . to give further utility to the present Abridgement, a General Index has been subjoined, by way of Appendix to the concluding volume. [. . .] On the whole it is hoped, that this New Abridgement, on which the proprietors have spared neither pains nor expence [sic], will be found to contain whatever is most valuable in the Original Work, and that to those who are necessarily engaged in philosophical pursuits in the way of their profession, as well as to those who in their hours of leisure cultivate the sciences from taste, it will, up to the period which it embraces, be found to answer all the purposes of the more costly and scarcely procurable Transactions at large." Contents: v. 1. 1665-1672.--v. 2. 1672-1683.--v. 3. 1683-1694.--v. 4. 1694-1702.--v. 5. 1703-1712.--v. 6. 1713-1723.--v. 7. 1724-1734.--v. 8. 1735-1743.--v. 9. 1744-1749.--v. 10. 1750-1755.--v. 11. 1755-1763.--v. 12. 1763-1769.--v. 13. 1770-1776.--v. 14. 1776-1780.--v. 15. 1781-1785.--v. 16. 1785-1790.--v. 17. 1791-1796.--v. 18. 1796-1800. - Visit our website for additional images and information. We do have a large number of 18th and 19th century volumes of the regular Philosophical Transactions in stock. Please ask for availability. Very Good.

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        Grundsätze der Policeygesetzgebung und der Policeyanstalten.

      Kharkoff: for the author, 1809 - 2 volumes in 1, octavo (199 x 117 mm). Contemporary half calf, flat spine with gilt ornaments, red morocco spine label, marbled boards, yellow edges. Extremities worn, spine ends frayed, hinges gently cracked but firm, some discolouration to edges, contents browned with a little foxing, a very good copy. First edition of the distinguished German economist and philosopher's work on law enforcement. First a professor of philosophy in Halle, Jakob (1759–1827) accepted the Russian government's invitation in 1807 to become a professor of economic science at Kharkoff University after the University of Halle was suppressed. His quick mastery of the Russian language made him a favourite of the minister Speransky, who appointed him as a member of the government's finance commission in 1809 and then as the president of the commission for the revision of criminal law in 1810. He returned to Germany in 1816. In his economic works "he closely followed Adam Smith, whilst at the same time seeking to place in a clearer light the fundamental conceptions of the science" (Palgrave II, p. 471). Kress B.5522. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, from their commencement, in 1665, to the year 1800; abridged, with notes and biographic illustrations.

      printed by and for C. & R. Baldwin, London 1809 - 18 parts bound in 19 volumes, including separate plate volume. 4to (258 x 210 mm). Approx. 13,500 pp. of text and 266 engraved plates, includes half-titles and volume-titles to each text volume. Contemporary full calf, spines decorated and lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Inner joints repaired, spines rebacked mostly retaining original leather, two volumes (V and VI) supplied and bound in almost matching leather. Extremities and boards rubbed, corners scuffed and slightly bumped. Text only little browned, minor spotting in places, plates occasionally foxed in outer margins, but generally quite clean and unmarked. Provenance: Richard Strachey, of Ashwick Grove, Bath (armorial bookplates with motto 'coelum non animum' to front-pastedowns), old ink stamps in arabic and hebrew letters to volume title-pages. Fine set, rarely found complete and in good condition as here. ---- Kronick, A history of scientific and technical periodicals, pp. 134-139; PMM 281 (for first edition). The Philosophical Transactions was established in 1665, making it the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science, and therefore also the world's longest-running scientific journal. The use of the word "Philosophical" in the title refers to "natural philosophy", which was the equivalent of what would now be generally called 'science'. The present set is the most useful abridgement of the 17th and 18th century volumes. The foreword to vol. 1 says "It comprises whatever is most valuable in the Original, from its commencement to the close of the eighteenth century, together with Dr. Hooke's volume of Philosophical Collections. All the articles are presented in the same order in which they appear in the Original. The most important communications are reprinted entire, in the words of the respective authors. The less important papers are given in an abridged state . . . to give further utility to the present Abridgement, a General Index has been subjoined, by way of Appendix to the concluding volume. [. . .] On the whole it is hoped, that this New Abridgement, on which the proprietors have spared neither pains nor expence [sic], will be found to contain whatever is most valuable in the Original Work, and that to those who are necessarily engaged in philosophical pursuits in the way of their profession, as well as to those who in their hours of leisure cultivate the sciences from taste, it will, up to the period which it embraces, be found to answer all the purposes of the more costly and scarcely procurable Transactions at large." Contents: v. 1. 1665-1672.--v. 2. 1672-1683.--v. 3. 1683-1694.--v. 4. 1694-1702.--v. 5. 1703-1712.--v. 6. 1713-1723.--v. 7. 1724-1734.--v. 8. 1735-1743.--v. 9. 1744-1749.--v. 10. 1750-1755.--v. 11. 1755-1763.--v. 12. 1763-1769.--v. 13. 1770-1776.--v. 14. 1776-1780.--v. 15. 1781-1785.--v. 16. 1785-1790.--v. 17. 1791-1796.--v. 18. 1796-1800. - Visit our website for additional images and information. We do have a large number of 18th and 19th century volumes of the regular Philosophical Transactions in stock. Please ask for availability. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Twenty four views taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, Abyssinia & Egypt.

      London William Miller 1809 - First edition. Landscape folio (80 x 57 cm.), pictorial aquatint title, 24 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, engraved by D. Havell after Henry Salt, all without the slightest foxing, early watermarks all pre-publication, on Whatman paper ranging from 1794 to 1806. Originally bound in portrait format now re- arranged in landscape, rebacked and edged in leather retaining the original marbled boards, with a new morocco label. A remarkable example of one of the most attractive of all colour-plate books, intended by its publisher to be a continuation of the Daniells' Oriental Scenery, being uniform in size, style, and execution. The copy of the Governor of Bengal, with early watermarks, which is rare. The colouring in these early copies is distinctly superior, a more muted and subtle palette being employed. George Annesley, Viscount Valentia, left England in June 1802 on the Minerva, for a Grand Tour of the East with Henry Salt. They were antiquarians and avid collectors. Salt had earlier finished his training with the topographical draughtsman and diarist, Joseph Farrington, and Valentia appointed him to be his official artist and secretary for the tour. The plates include fine views of Chowringhee; the fort of Jaunpur; 2 aquatints of Lucknow including the mosque in the Great Imambara; the great Temple at Tanjore; Poona; the Chaitya Cave; 2 fine aquatints of Cairo; Cape Town, etc. Valentia and Salt returned to England in 1806. Salt eventually became British Consul-General in Egypt, where he died aged 47. Abbey, Travel, 515; Tooley 440. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trattao Di Vaccinazione com osservazioni sul Giavardo e Vajuolo Pecorino.

      Milan, Dalla tipografia Mussi, 1809, 4, 223, (2) pp., 2 engr. vignettes and 4 hand colored folding paltes, 1 Portrait of Edward Jenner, in contemp. half leather binding fine copy. First edition - fine copy of this important work on vaccination of smallpox, by Luigi Sacco (Varese, 1769 - Milano, 1836). He was Italy's first and most enthusiastic supporter of vaccination, and by 1809, 1,400,000 persons had been vaccinated by Sacco or his associates. The discoverer of this vaccination was Edward Jenner (1749-1823), a well-known English surgeon. In the 18th century smallpox was a widespread disease and occasional outbreaks of special intensity resulted in a very high death rate. Jenner discovered that a person who had suffered a attack of cowpox, a relatively harmless disease that could be contracted from cattle, could not take smallpox. So he started to inoculate people with cowpox to avoid them from suffering the much more severe and often lethal results from smallpox. This procedure rapidly proved its value. The Italian physician and surgeon Luigi Sacco, studied under Spallanzani and Scarpa, found a spontaneous cowpox stock in the neighborhood of Vares in Lombardy and he used this stock to inoculate himself and many others. He became the initiator of this vaccination in Italy on a large scale. As a general director of vaccination of the government he had succeeded in vaccinating a million and half people by 1809 when he published this work. Shortly after this publication, a French and a German edition appeared. Sacco became one of the major advocates of cowpox vaccination and his stock was, via Jean de Caro in Vienna, sent to Baghdad, where the first vaccinations of the East Indies were given.This copy on extra fine paper is printed in a beautiful typography with some finely engraved medallions on title by Bordigna, engraved medallion portrait of Dr. Sacco by G. Benaglia and 4 very detailed engravings depicting the smallpox and cowpox as they appear on both animals as on humans. Due to the beautifully hand-colouring of the illustrations, they give a very lifelike picture of this life-threatening disease of the 18th and 19th century. The frontispiece portrait of Edward Jenner by John Raphael Smith depicting Jenner in three-quarter length, nearly full-face, standing against a tree with right arm on branch in background, a view of Berkeley with cows and a milkmaid, is engraved by P. Anderloni.Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1245 Waller 8375 DSB, 12, p. 57 Whitcomb, Immunology to 1800, 3406

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        Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore.

      Paris Strasbourg and London Treuttel et Würtz -19 1809 - First edition. The plate volume (text not present), large folio (65 x 50 cm). Engraved title, 3 double-page maps and 48 double-page etched plates after Melling by Schroeder, Bertaux, Le Rouge, Pillement, Desaux, Dessaulx, Desmaisons, Duparc, Dequevauviller, Née, and others, some before numbers; first map slightly soiled at margins, with 15cm. tear through engraved area and smaller tear at bottom margin, plate 37 with 15.5cm. tear through bottom margin, some shorter tears to folds, some plates a little spotted. Near contemporary full green straight-grained morocco by Fairbairn and Armstrong, panelled in gilt and blind, spine richly gilt, raised bands, large turn-ins decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; a little rubbed at extremities. A finely bound example of the first edition of the grandest book of engraved views of Constantinople. "One of the finest topographical illustrated books ever produced" (Koç). Antoine Ignace Melling, who was born at Karlsruhe in 1763 and died in Paris in 1831, studied painting and architecture. At the age of nineteen years he went to the Levant via the Archipelago, staying at Constantinople for several years. There he was introduced to the Sultan's sister by the Danish ambassador. She wished to renovate her palace at Ortakeui, and in 1795 Melling was appointed as architect. Melling was given the freedom of Selim III's palaces, including the Harem, and he produced several drawings of these properties. After completing a number of building projects for Selim, Melling returned to Paris in about 1803, where, in 1804 he issued a prospectus for the Voyage pittoresque. Publication eventually began in 1809, issuing over a number of years thirteen livraisons, being completed by 1819. The outstanding success of the exhibitions of the paintings on which the Voyage pittoresque was based earned Melling the title of painter to the Empress Josephine. Atabey 798-799; Blackmer 1105; Brunet III, 1591; Lipperheide LB 41; Koç, Constantinople I 214; Weber 77. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elaine, van Alfred Tennyson, metrisch vertaald door J.H.F. le Comte, met illustratiën van Gustave Doré. Rotterdam, Nijgh & van Ditmar, 1887.

      Red linen hardcover with stamped decoration and title in gold and black. The Celtic decoration is repeated on the back in blind-stamped form. Gilded on all edges. The spine is discoloured and the front board shows a water stain on top. The contents are lightly foxed an the top of the first few pages show some staining due to water damage. 30,5 x 42 cm, [8] 1-85 pp. With nine full-page engravings after illustrations of Gustave Doré, all protected by tissue guard. Elaine is part of a cycle of twelve narrative poems, called Idylls of the King by the British poet Alfred Tennyson ( 1809-1892). The stories are part of the Legend of King Arthur. In this story Elaine of Astolat, also known as 'The Lady of Shalott', falls deeply in love with Sir Lancelot, Arthur's most famous knight. when she finds out that the love is not mutual, she dies of heartbreak. This tragic love story is illustrated beautifully by Doré. B2356

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        Recherches sur le système nerveux en général et sur celui du cerveau en particulier; mémoire présenté à l'Institut de France, le 14 mars 1808.

      - Paris: F. Schoell; H. Nicolle, 1809, 4°, (4), VII, (1), 277, (1) pp., 1 von J.G. Prêtre gezeichnete und von Bouquet gestochene Tafel, Halblederband d.Zt.; minimal fleckiges feines Expl. First Edition! Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function. "Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla." Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches. 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. Boring Normann No. 861; Waller 3400; Wellocme III, 1784. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages and Travels to India Ceylon the Red Sea Abyssinia and Egypt in the years 1802 1806

      First edition. Large and thick paper copy. 3 vols. 8 folding engraved maps, 61 engraved plates. 4to. Contemporary green straight grained morocco, full gilt spines with double raised bands, covers extensively decorated in gilt and blind, silk endpapers with blind decorative borders, gilt and gauffered edges. London, Printed for William Miller,

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        Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman.

      2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 16 x 10 cm. 1 Bl., 306 S., 340 S. HLdr. mit Rtit. des 19. Jahrhunderts. WG 83. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig. Exlibris von Ernst Magnus. - Hübscher Einband aus der Privatbibliothek von Magnus mit dessen Monogramm am Rücken und dem Verlagsort "Tübingen 1809". Literatur

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        \"Des Feldpredigers Schmelzle Reise nach Flätz mit fortgehenden Noten; nebst der Beichte des Teufels bey einem Staatsmanne.\"

      Tübingen, in der J.G. Cotta`schen Buchhandlung 1809. 8°. XII, 132 S., brauner marmorierter Pappband d.Zt., umlaufender Rotschnitt, flieg. Vorsatzbl. mit altem Namenseintrag, Rücken berieben. Innen sauber u. wenig gebräunt. \"Erste Ausgabe. Berend 23; Goedeke V,465,26.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Literatur

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        Recherches sur le système nerveux en général et sur celui du cerveau en particulier mémoire présenté à l'Institut de France, le 14 mars 1808.

      Paris: F. Schoell H. Nicolle, 1809, 4, (4), VII, (1), 277, (1) pp., 1 von J.G. Prêtre gezeichnete und von Bouquet gestochene Tafel, Halblederband d.Zt. minimal fleckiges feines Expl. First Edition!Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function."Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla."Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches.... 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. BoringNormann No. 861 Waller 3400 Wellocme III, 1784.

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        Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman.

      Tübingen, Cotta 1809 - 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 16 x 10 cm. 1 Bl., 306 S., 340 S. HLdr. mit Rtit. des 19. Jahrhunderts. WG 83. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig. Exlibris von Ernst Magnus. - Hübscher Einband aus der Privatbibliothek von Magnus mit dessen Monogramm am Rücken und dem Verlagsort "Tübingen 1809". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Ein Roman.

      Tübingen, Cotta, 1809. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 16 x 10 cm. 1 Bl., 306 S., 340 S. HLdr. mit Rtit. des 19. Jahrhunderts. WG 83. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig. Exlibris von Ernst Magnus. - Hübscher Einband aus der Privatbibliothek von Magnus mit dessen Monogramm am Rücken und dem Verlagsort \"Tübingen 1809\". Versand D: 6,00 EUR Literatur

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        De l'exécution dramatique considérée dans ses rapports avec le matériel de la salle et de la scène

      Paris, F. Schoell, 1809, , XXII-[2]-297-[1] pp. (avec erreur de pagination entre 210 et 223), 3 pl. dépl, demi-basane, dos lisse factice, Ouvrage fort peu courant la mise en scène au théâtre. Les planches donnent des plans de théâtres antiques classiques, la coupe de l'élévation de la structure scénique de l'opéra de Paris et le plan d'un théâtre idéal. Le colonel Grobert (1757-181?) fut tout à la fois militaire, homme de lettres et inventeur. Son ouvrage sur la scénographie réunit son intérêt pour le théâtre en soit (il est notamment l'auteur d'une pièce sur la Bataille des Pyramides) et ses dispositions en mécanique - un chapitre entier est consacré au machines qui permettent la mobilité des décors. Tous les aspects de la mise en scène, du point de vue de l'ingénierie théâtrale, des décors, des costumes, de l'éclairage, du chauffage de la salle, etc. sont ici considérés avec attention. Quelques surcharges au crayon. Quérard III, p. 484.

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        Untersuchungen über die Anatomie des Nervensystems überhaupt, und des Gehirns insbesondere. Ein dem Franzoesischen Institute überreichtes Mèmoire von Gall und Spurzheim.

      Paris und Strasburg, bey Treuttel und Würz, 1809, 8, X, (2), 467, (1), 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel, Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung aus der Bibliothek von Friedrich VI, König von Dänemark und Norwegen St.a.Tit. feines Expl. Erste Ausgabe, gleichzeitig mit der französischen Ausgabe "Recherches sur le systeme nerveux en general, et sur celui du cerveau in particulier" erschienen!"Wir machen bey dieser Gelegenheit bekannt, dass wir die Anatomie und Physiologie des Gehirns, heftweise, teutsch, und französisch herauszugeben entschlossen sind." Die Verfasser (Gall & Spurzheim)Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function."Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla."Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches.... 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. Boring

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        ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEASURES PURSUED BY THE EXECUTIVE WITH RESPECT TO THE BATTURE AT NEW-ORLEANS: TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED... A NUMBER OF OTHER DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF THIS INTERSTING CASE. [bound with:] A REVIEW OF THE CAUSE OF THE NEW ORLEANS BATTURE.... [bound with:] ADRESSE AU CONSEIL LEGISLATIF DU TERRITOIRE D'ORLEANS

      New Orleans; Philadelphia: Bradford & Anderson; Jane Aitken, 1809. Various paginations. With two loose autographed engraved portraits. Three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt ruled, original leather label. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on front pastedown and titlepages and slightly later ownership marks on front free endpaper. Contemporary manuscript table of contents on blank verso facing titlepage. Light dampstaining to initial leaves, light tanning throughout, heavier at rear. Very good. The New Orleans batture case was one of the bitter controversies of Jefferson's presidency and beyond. Edward Livingston, a prominent New Orleans attorney, claimed ownership of a strip of beach (the batture) at New Orleans which had long been used as a common boat landing. Jefferson took up the case of the city of New Orleans, asserting government ownership up to the high water mark, and had a federal marshal forcibly dispossess Livingston. This resulted in a celebrated case of the use of federal power which continued to be bitterly argued, so much so that Jefferson felt constrained, four years after leaving the presidency, to compose his legal reasoning in a pamphlet, one of only three full-scale works published under his name in his lifetime. It also brought about one of the few civil suits ever allowed against a sitting President. The case set an important precedent in the interaction of federal and state power, as well as having important local ramifications. The first imprint in this sammelband draws together six documents that represent an overview of the case from the point of view of Livingston, and his lawyer in the matter, Peter Du Ponceau. These consist of Livingston's presentation of his argument, correspondence between Livingston and other interested parties, a copy of the complaint by the previous owner, Jean Gravier, which began the controversy, and several opinions and reports on the case, including that of Du Ponceau. It also contains a review of the case written by Du Ponceau and printed in Philadelphia by Jane Aitken in 1809, as well as the first of five publications concerning the issue by Julien Poydras in favor of public use of the land. This volume was owned and inscribed by longtime Virginia statesman and conservative Democratic-Republican, John Randolph, who served several terms in both houses of the U.S. Congress during the first three decades of the 19th century. Randolph was a member of the famed Virginia family, and an important figure in American politics at the time of the controvesy. He was often allied with Jefferson, to whom he had both political and family ties, and was a bitter opponent of Livingston, of whom he said "He is a man of splendid abilities but utterly corrupt. He shines and stinks, like rotten mackerel by moonlight." A fascinating collection of imprints regarding an important legal dispute in the Louisiana Territory with far-reaching consequences. JUMONVILLE 159, 175. McMURTRIE (NEW ORLEANS) 120. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 15442, 15990, 17410.

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        Untersuchungen über die Anatomie des Nervensystems überhaupt, und des Gehirns insbesondere. Ein dem Franzoesischen Institute überreichtes Mèmoire von Gall und Spurzheim.

      - Paris und Strasburg, bey Treuttel und Würz, 1809, 8°, X, (2), 467, (1), 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel, Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung aus der Bibliothek von Friedrich VI, König von Dänemark und Norwegen; St.a.Tit.; feines Expl. Erste Ausgabe, gleichzeitig mit der französischen Ausgabe "Recherches sur le systeme nerveux en general, et sur celui du cerveau in particulier" erschienen! "Wir machen bey dieser Gelegenheit bekannt, dass wir die Anatomie und Physiologie des Gehirns, heftweise, teutsch, und französisch herauszugeben entschlossen sind." Die Verfasser (Gall & Spurzheim) Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) and Johann Caspar Spurzheim's (1776-1832) first joint publication was this memoir on the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, which they submitted to a committee of the Institut de France (chaired by psychiatrist Philippe Pinel) in 1808. In 1810 the Recherches was republished as part of the first volume of Gall and Spurzheim's Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux (1810-12), the work that introduced the theory of localization of cerebral function. "Beginning in 1800, with the assistance of Spurzheim, Gall made a number of important neuro-anatomical discoveries . . . The unifying theme in his neuroanatomical work was the conception of the nervous system as a hierarchically ordered series of separate by interrelated ganglia designed on a unified plan. Higher structures developed from lower ones, receiving reinforcement from other nerve pathways along the way. . . [Gall] also discovered the origins of the first eight cranial nerves and traced the fibers of the medulla oblongata to the basal ganglia. In the cerebellum he described the systems of fibers now known as projection and commissural. In the cerebral cortex he finally established the contralateral decussation of the pyramids and drew attention to the detailed anatomy of the convolutions. Gall and Spurzheim's investigations gave considerable impetus to the study of neuroanatomy, and both their findings and their general conceptions proved very important when they were later integrated with an evolutionary view of the nervous system and with the neuron theory" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). McHenry, in Garrison's History of Neurology, notes that "Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sent its root fibers as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla." Here they introduced in print the idea of the cerebrum as a collection of organs with different psychological functions, and focused the attention on the functions of the cerebral cortex. Broca regarded Gall's work on phrenology as "the starting point for every discovery in cerebral physiology in our century". The phrenological doctrine, with its suggestion of localization of the functions of the brain, gave a great impetus to the neurological sciences." The first publication of importance is the mémoire presented by Gall and Spurzheim as candidates for election to the Institute de France: Recherches. 1809 (the item offered). The mémoire was presented on March 14, 1808, and a committee of five, including Pinel, with Cuvier as chairman, was appointed to examine the researches and the doctrine. Whether Napoleon actually interfered is nor certain, although it is plain that he was opposed to the doctrine. Cuvier's long negative report of fifty-two pages is cautious and conservative, and shows that his commitee realized that it was dealing with a difficult and controversial matter." Edwin G. Boring [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TROMPENBURG, 'S GRAVELAND, LINNENSCHMIDT VAN LOFFELT, SCHMEDDING--- Plaintes et reveries. Groot 4° boek in linnen band, door E.F.H.L. v. L. [= Eleonore Ferdinanda Halewijn-Linnenschmidt van Loffelt], gedrukt, 56 pag., [1883].

      Geillustreerd met 5 ingeplakte originele foto's (ca. 12x20 cm.): 2x Trompenburg, oprijlaan Trompenburg, kerk van 's Graveland, begraafplaats 's Graveland. Gedicht in het , 523, , n.a.v. het overlijden van haar moeder. Opdracht aan haar echtgenoot E.A. Halewijn. Deze moeder, Anna Maria Schmedding (1809-1882) was eerst weduwe van mr. J.M. Linnenschmidt van Loffelt (1808-1847, advocaat te Soerabaja) en daarna van Hendrik Rapmund (1801-1864). Zij huurde van 1877 tot 1883 huize Trompenburg van eigenares Catharina C.J. van Bommel van Beukenburg. Het gedicht over haar moeder heeft een opdracht d.d. Cannstatt 1883. Het boek is zeer zeldzaam. Niet in NCC-online en niet in Worldcat. Druk: Van Asperen van der Velde freres te Haarlem.M12988

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