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        The Opinions of Different Authors upon the Punishment of Death. Two Volumes

      First editions of the first two volumes of Montagu's valuable compilation (a third volume appeared in 1813), part of his sustained effort to abolish capital punishment; with extracts from Bentham, Blackstone, Montesquieu and John Howard, inter alia. Original boards, one volume rebacked, the second with its spine chipped, else good, unsophisticated, untrimmed copies with generous margins. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row, London, 1809-12.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Wilkinson's General Atlas of the World - Quarters Empires Kingdoms States &C with Appropriate Tables

      Robert Wilkinson, London, 1809. 2nd Edition. HARDCOVER. 2nd Edition - 'published March 1st 1809' on the title-page, dated 1814 on the contents leaf. Attractively bound in brown and dark blue marbled boards with brown calf spine and corner pieces, engraved title-page, 1 leaf text and contents, 48 hand coloured maps (2 are double page), this copy is collated complete. Each single leaf map has been neatly numbered (3 to 48) in ink in the very top right corner. There are a few pencil notes in a contemporary hand to the outer blank margins of some of the maps (easily and cleanly erased when tested) . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : The binding is very strong and firm, the leather just a little chipped at the spine ends and cover corner tips, there is no other wear to the boards or edges. The end-papers and title-page are mildly tanned and foxed, with a thin sliver of nicking to the lower fore-edge of the front fly-leaf and title-page. All the maps are in excellent condition with only a very little scattered foxing to a few leaves and none of which detracts. There is an almost invisible 1cm tear to the blank margin (well away from the map itself) of the map of Swabia which has been professionally repaired with archival paper, the maps are all otherwise entirely undamaged and the colouring still looks quite fresh. Overall this is an uncommonly attractive copy.. . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE Due to size and/or weight shipping to destinations outside the UK will cost more than the price shown above. Orders made by card will be completed after you have approved the extra cost. ...

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        Palais, Maisons et Vues D'Italie.

      1809. CLOCHAR, Pierre. Palais, Maisons et Vues D'Italie. [8], title, [19], [1] pp. Illustrated with 102 numbered full-page engraved plates by Bence and Clochar. Folio, 465 x 305 mm, bound in original French red paper over boards, leather title label on spine. Uncut. Paris: P. Gueffier, 1809. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. French architect Pierre Clochar (b. 1774) made these drawings of Italian buildings and architecture in situ. Published upon his return to France, this collection of illustrations documents not only the landmark architecture of Italy but also vernacular edifices, keeping with Clochar's declared intention to present Italian buildings either unknown or previously unpublished (Introduction). Many of the images in Clochar's Palais, Maisons et Vues show denizens in local costume. Among the plates are floor plans, views of facades and ornaments, and cross sections of buildings. Clochar's study focuses on the buildings in and around Rome, but includes views of Florence, Tivoli, Fiesole, Venice, Ferrara, Pisa, and Genoa, as well. A few very light spots internally. Overall, an extremely fine copy in its original binding, rebacked with matching red paper spine. PROVENANCE: Circular ink stamp on title of the Convent d'Etude de France; ex-libris of architect Rohault de Fleury (1801-1875), who designed several public and private buildings in Paris and wrote the first "Manuel des lois du batiment" (Paris: Central Society of Architects, 1862), followed by a number of magnificently illustrated works: "Les instruments de la Passion" (Paris, 1870); "L'évangile, études iconographiques et archéologiques" (Tours, 1874); and "La Messe, études archéologiques sur ses monuments" (Paris, 1883-98). Berlin Katalog 2735.

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        A letter from Noah Webster, Esq. of New-Haven, Connecticut, to a friend in explanation and defence of the distinguishing doctrines of the Gospel [wrapper title]. The peculiar doctrines of the Gospel... [drop title]

      New York: published by subscription...and sold at the Theological and Classical Bookstore of Williams and Whiting...J. Seymour, printer, 1809. First edition, 8vo, pp. 23, [1]; without a title page, as issued; original blue printed wrappers; one short tear and a small piece missing from the corner of the front wrapper; all else very good. "In 1808 Webster and Judge Thomas Dawes of Boston, one of his wife's brothers-in-law, discussed religion in their correspondence. Webster, on December 20, 1808, wrote a detailed letter summarizing his religious experiences and beliefs; Dawes acknowledged it on February 6, 1809, expressing rather liberal views, and on February 23 Webster wrote a long answer, which became the present text...The compiler believes this printing to have been the first separate edition" (Skeel). It was also published in the Panoplist and the Missionary Magazine United, edited by Jedidiah Morse. The verso of the front wrapper and both sides of the back wrapper contain a brief summary of the firm Williams & Whiting and publisher's advertisements. Skeel 706.

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        Ornithologia Danmoniensis

      T Cadell and W Davies, London 1809 - Rare, first edition, the first English local avifauna. 4to, dedication leaf, 6 engraved plates in 2 states (coloured and plain), one plain plate, later half morocco, original blue wrappers for the two parts (all published) bound in. Bookplate of Madelaine Jay on front paste down. Pages uncut, some light staining and discolouration in margins. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les élémens de géométrie traduits littéralement, et suivis d'un Traité du cercle, du cylindre, du cône et de la sphère ; de la mesure des surfaces et des solides, avec des notes ; seconde édition augmentée du 5e livre par F. Peyrard.

      Paris, chez F. Louis, 1809, in 8°, de XII-207 & 578pp., ill. de 9 planches se dépl., pl. basane racinée époque, dos lisse orné, plats frottés, tr. marbrées, bon exemplaire. Seconde édition augmentée de la célèbre traduction de référence de Peyrard. ¶ "F. Peyrard, mathématicien français, (1760/1822), traduisit les Oeuvres d'Archimède et les oeuvres d'Euclide (1814/1818) ; ces deux traductions sont regardées comme les meilleures et les plus complètes que l'on possède". (Hoefer)

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        Observations on the proceedings and report of the Special Medical Board,

      8vo., (4) + 155 + (1)pp., including the half-title, the paper generally rather browned, half-title and final page (errata) soiled, with a slightly cropped ms presentation inscription on half-title ("Captain Davis with Mr. Keate's complim...."). A good copy recently bound in linen-backed marbled boards lettered.Publisher: London: J. Hatchard.Year: 1809Edition: First edition: very rare. OCLC & COPAC locate 4 copies only: at Kings College, London + N.L. Ireland + Wellcome + Herzog August Bibliothek in Germany. Not in BL.

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        Poetical Works

      1809. MILTON, John. The Poetical Works of John Milton, With notes of Various Authors, and Some Account of the Life and Writings of Milton. By the Rev. Henry John Todd. London: J. Johnson, et al., 1809. Seven volumes. Octavo, contemporary full diced tan calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, black morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers. $1900.Second edition of this collection of MiltonÂ’s works, with “Considerable Additions,” the only edition to contain ToddÂ’s Concordance, with engraved frontispiece portrait and two plates, handsomely bound.Rev. Todd's edition of Milton's poetical works ""is a most admirable one, both in the biographical part of it and where he appears in the character of editor and annotator"" (Allibone, 1300). Also includes extensive notes and critical essays by Addison and Dr. Johnson, and Todd's Concordance, which offers ""an incomparable index of words, applicable to any edition"" (Lowndes, 1300). With evidence of bookplate removal to front pastedowns; shelf numbers to head of spines.Interior fine, light soiling and a bit of expert restoration to contemporary calf.

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        Die eßbaren Schwämme des Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaates.

      in Geistingers Buchhandlung, Wien und Triest 1809 - CXXIII, 174 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Mit 29 (st. 30) kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Nissen 1986; Pritzel 9440. Einzige Ausgabe, selten. Die Pilztafeln in leuchtendem Kolorit, die fehlende Tafel 30 ist als Farbkopie beigegeben. Einband etwas berieben, Rücken gering fleckig. Vorsatz und Titel leicht fingerfleckig. Tafel 4 am oberen Rand gering angeschnitten. Schönes, kaum fleckiges Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Schreiben mit U. ("Goethe").

      Weimar, 14. IV. 1809. - ½ S. 4to. Auf blauem Papier (Wasserzeichen: gekröntes sächsisches Wappen im Kranz mit doppelstrichigen Antiquaversalien "JGH"). Übernahmebestätigung für Schreibmaterial: "Von herzoglicher geheimer Canzlei einige Schreibmaterialien erhalten zu haben bescheinige [.]". Während der Arbeit an seinem letzten Roman, "Die Wahlverwandtschaften", der noch im selben Jahr erscheinen sollte, sowie an seinem umfangreichsten Werk, der im Folgejahr erscheinenden "Farbenlehre". - Faltspuren. Wohlerhalten.

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        Antrag zur Erstattung von Kriegsausgaben signiert von Ambrose Serle, Sirt Courteneay Bolye und John Harness.

      1809 - Handschriftlicher Brief mit der Bitte um Erstattung von Kriegskosten / Reparaturen Sir, The Nestor Transport 203 Tours arrived at Yarmouth from a Flushing with empty Water-Casks on board, having received damage by being orderted alongside His Majesty's Ship Amethyst in the Scheldt, we have to request that you will hasten her Repairs, that she may proceed with another supply of Water for that Destination. We have the honor as to be, Sir, your most obedient humble servants, Ambrose Serle, John Harness, Sir Courtenay Boyle Lifelong authenticity guarantee! Ambrose Serle (1742–1812)[1] was an English official, diarist and writer of Christian prose and hymns. Serle was born on 30 August 1742, and entered the Royal Navy. In 1764, while living in or near London, Serle became a friend of William Romaine. Other friends of his among the evangelicals were John Thornton, John Newton, Augustus Toplady, and Legh Richmond.[2] When William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth became Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1772, Serle was appointed one of his under-secretaries, and in January 1776 he was made clerk of reports. He went to America in 1774, and accompanied the British Army from 1776 to 1778.[2] In 1776 William Tryon gave him control of the political section of the New-York Gazette, which he held from September 1776 to July 1777.[3] On returning from America in 1780 Serle settled at Heckfield, Hampshire. In 1795 he was a commissioner of the transport service and the care of prisoners of war, and was reappointed in 1803 and 1809.[2] Serle died on 1 August 1812, and was buried in the churchyard at Broadwater, West Sussex. He was married, and a daughter Jane (1780–1792) was Mrs. Romaine's goddaughter.[2] Works[edit] Serle was the author of Americans Against Liberty (1775), a pamphlet published anonymously that defended the British Empire as a rightful and just government, arguing against the rebellious American colonists on religious grounds.[4][5][6] It also criticizes the American colonists as ene. Englisch 20g

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        Tales of Fashionable Life.

      London: for J. Johnson, 1809–12 - 6 volumes, octavo (176 × 104 mm). Contemporary lightly sprinkled calf, smooth spines with gilt rope-roll bands, dark blue morocco labels, gilt-numbered direct. Extremities a little rubbed, one headband exposed, a small amount of sporadic foxing, still a pleasing set. Engraved bookplates of Mathew Wilson in first 3 vols; bookplates of Frances Mary Richardson Currer in every vol. First edition of both series of tales, which feature stories in which a woman's life is the predominant theme. Maria Edgeworth was the leading Irish intellectual woman and the most commercially successful novelist of her age, vying with Jane Austen in terms of contemporary critical esteem. From the noted library of Frances Currer, which T. F. Dibdin considered placed her "at the head of all female collectors in Europe" (Reminiscences, 2.949). Sadleir 786 (1st series in 2nd ed.); Wolff 1996 (1st series only). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Kinglake', in his sloping hand (William Makepeace, 1811-1863, Novelist)

      - saying that "yesterday's papers just come in have shocked me and grieved me beyond telling - is that poor widow in want? If so, and you hear of any prospect for expressing sympathy or offering relief - or think of setting any such plan afoot do remember me and that I think most kindly and affectionately of our dear old friend . I write to you because I want to speak to some one about it - don't trouble yourself to answer unless you hear there's money wanted - I have some of mine and some of Higgins's - God help us: suppose the lot were mine and my young ones sitting at home fatherless. In such a case fellows like you would help them and it must be a certainty that poor Eliot can have left little behind him: wont it be well that some scheme should be set a going to make a little purse for the orphans? Isn't Mrs Eliot in some way connected to Lord John Russell? That's a pity on account of the pension, but one must be got for the widow and children of this kind gentle soul this good man this gifted charming writer. And the other thing should be done, and you and Milnes and I should put our names down - but you two first and especially - I daresay you have thought of it yourself, and are twice as good a man of business as I am, and I only write because as you say yourself one's impulse is to write on these occasions and to relieve myself by speaking to a friend about a dear old comrade gone to his account ." with a postcript in his upright hand saying that he "came to town on Saturday, and wanted to come to day but that my host here made such a pt that I could not say no any more .", 3 sides 8vo., Erlestoke, Westbury, Thursday, no date The recipient of this letter is Alexander William Kinglake (1809-1891, Travel Writer and Historian) and the other friend referred to is Richard Monckton Milnes (1st Baron Houghton, 1809-1885, Poet, Patron of Literature and Politician). Matthew James Higgins (1810-1868), the campaigning journalist, countributed to the Cornhill Magazine which Thackeray edited. Very fine and unusual letter showing both hands of Thackeray. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Erfahrungen im Wasserbaue. Des ersten Theiles erster Band [= alles Erschienene].

      Wien & Triest, Geistinger, 1809. - XXX, (2), 366 SS. Mit 13 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. Buntpapiervorsätze. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo. Einzige Ausgabe des nicht weitergeführten Werkes, erschien auch mit dem Nebentitel "Erfahrungen über den Strombau". Joseph Maria Schemerl von Leythenbach (1754-1844) studierte 1777-79 in den Niederlanden und in Deutschland das System der Kanalbauten, anschließend arbeitete er in Laibach (zuletzt als Straßenbaudirektor), an der Schiffbarmachung der Flüsse Sava und Ljubljanica und anderen Projekten (in Laibach baute er unter anderem auch ein neues Schlachthaus). Vor 1799 kam Schemerl nach Wien, wo er 1799-1803 den Wiener Neustädter Kanal bis zur Leitha ausbaute, sich aber auch um die Donauregulierung Verdienste erwarb (für die er 1810 das erste durchgreifende Projekt mit Anwendung eines Durchstichs bei Wien entwarf. Unter Schemerls Leitung entstand 1815-18 der Entwurf für das frühklassizistische Gebäude des Polytechnikums (Technische Universität in Wien). - Einband beschabt und bestoßen, Ecken, Gelenke und Kapitale mit kleinen Läsuren. Papier etwas gebräunt und stellenweise braunfleckig. Die Tafeln tlw. angerandet und Einrisse hinterlegt. Wurzbach XXIX, 194. ÖBL X, 75f. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency Lieut.-General Sir John Moore, K. B. etc. etc. etc. Authenticated by Official Papers and Original Letters.

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1809.. THIRD EDITION, First in octavo. Octavo, pp.[2]; xx; 388; 136; [2]. With two folding maps, each with hand-coloured marches and battle positions, as well as a large appendix with letters, etc. In later horizontal-grained brown calf boards, recently re-backed in brown calf with gilt titles to red label and elaborate gilt decoration. Mottled green endpapers. Repairs to map joins. Some wear to fore-edges, otherwise very good indeed. Sir John Moore (1761-1809) commanded the British army in the Iberian peninsula while the three senior Generals, including Wellington, were back in London to give evidence for the Inquiry into the Convention of Cintra during 1808-09. In January 1809, while embarking his vastly out-numbered forces onto transport ships at the Galician port of Corunna, Moore was forced to defend his position from an attack by Marshal Soult. Though Moore himself was mortally wounded by cannon shot, the retreat was a strategic success, and Soult even honoured his grave in the ramparts with a monument. Written by his younger brother, James Carrick Moore, this third edition follows two quarto editions from the same year.

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        The capital of the tycoon: a narrative of a three years' residence in Japan. London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green (colophons: printed by Spottiswoode & Co.), 1863 [reissued with publisher's advertisements dated April 1875]. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 chromolithographed frontispieces, 2 folding engraved maps (partly coloured), 14 tinted, double-tinted and chromolithographed plates (at least one highlighted with silver colour) drawn mostly by Charles Wirgman (1832-1891) and lithographed by Hanhart, 2 black & white wood-engraved plates (engraved by Pearson) and numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text (some signed by Pearson). Original publisher's gold- and blind-blocked green cloth.

      - Cordier, Japonica 556; Wenckstern I, 43. First edition of a famous work on Japan by Sir Rutherford Alcock (1809-1897), the first British consul in Japan extensively illustrated with numerous chromolithographs and wood engravings. Alcock describes Nagasaki, Yokohama, a trip to Hokkaido and Japanese foreign relations, including differences between the U.S. Consul and the European Consuls. Alcock made many journeys during his stay in Japan, and records the manners and customs of the Japanese. The appendix contains notes on the agriculture, trees and flora by Mr. Veitch. A "classic work" on Japan. Tipped in is a 1-page autograph letter, signed, from the author, dated 1 July 1878. With an occasional very minor stain, hinges reinforced, otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed.

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        The Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature. To Which are Added, Two Brief Dissertations: I. On Personal Identity. II. On the Nature of Virtue. Together With A Charge Delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Durham, at the Primary Visitation, in the Year M DCC LI

      London: Printed for F. C. & J. Rivington, et al., 1809. First edition. full black morocco tooled in blind and gilt, spine with raised bands and extra gilt in compartments. marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Covers a little rubbed, a few preliminary and terminal leaves slightly browned, else fine. Royal octavo. 408 pp With the bookplate of Purnell Bransby Purnell, a magistrate in London who amongst other things, as a member of the "Alleged Lunatics' Friends Society" managed to get the infamous mental hospital Bethlem inspected which led to great improvement for the inmates With a skilled and delightful fore edge painting of the market square in Yarmouth .

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        Country Seats of the United States of North America, with Some Sce

      , 1809. 1809. BIRCH, WILLIAM R. The Country Seats of the United States of North America, with Some Scenes Connected with Them. Springland near Bristol, Pa.: W. Birch, enamel painter, 1808 [i.e., 1809]. Oblong folio (225 x 285 mm.). 4 letterpress leaves, 20 hand colored engraved copper plates (complete). Marbled paper-covered boards, leather title label on front board, straight- grain red morocco gilt spine and corners (very skillfully rebacked). Light marginal foxing on the first letterpress leaf and a light dampstain at the extreme fore-edge of the last three letterpress leaves, else a remarkably fine, fresh copy, with the plates clean and bright and lovely. Contemporary ownership signature of Ann Rouse on title leaf. First edition of the second American color plate book, and a considerable rarity, missing from most institutional and private collections of early American color plate books. In 1800 William Birch had produced the first American color plate book, The City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania North America, as it Appeared in the Year 1800. The work was a great success, in spite of its high price, and it gave Birch the encouragement he needed to continue. Sadly, Country Seats, issued a little over eight years later, was a commercial failure. While the Philadelphia work captured the civic pride and enthusiasm of a young nation, Country Seats, argued Philadelphia iconography authority Martin Snyder, "was much more a work born of Birch's individual background, ambitions, and failures. It was, in fact, the product of a desire to raise the prevailing levels of taste in homes and of a desire to identify himself with the leisurely and wealthy life externally portrayed in his pictures." The twenty color plates, a combination of line and stipple engraving and delicate coloring, depict gentlemen's country estates in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Louisiana. Relatively few complete copies of the book survive. The last copy sold at public auction was the Martin Snyder/Jay Snider copy, Bloomsbury New York, 2008, 90,000 all in.

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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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        Decree Signed 'Napo[leon]' (1769-1821, Emperor of the French)

      1809 - as Emperor of the French, King of Italy, and Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, in Italian with translation, saying that "on the Report of Our Minister of Foreign Relations of the Kingdom of Italy", Ferdinando Marescalchi (1754-1816, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Italy, 1802-1805, of the Napoleonic Kingdom, 1805-1814, Count, 1809), "Antonio Granelli, called Palinetto, native of Santa Maria del Taro, in the Department of the Appennines, accused of various crimes committed in the territory of Our Empire, previously condemned for contempt of court to the penalty of death by the French Tribunals, and now detained in the prison of Brescia, shall be placed at the disposal of the French Authorities", but only after being tried by the Italian "Court of Criminal Justice at Brescia", any non-capital punishment by the French not to exceed what the Italian courts would have stipulated, headed Royal Decree No. 350, 2 sides folio and conjugate blank, Imperial Palace of the Tuileries, 12th April crisp Marescalchi was an early supporter of Napoleon. As Foreign Minister he resided in Paris, and, in 1803, supported by the Bishop of Orl

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        A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain, Commanded by His Excellency Lieut. General Sir John Moore...

      London: Joseph Johnson, 1809. Quarto, frontsiece, aquatint view, and two maps; contemporary quarter roan. Biography of Sir John Moore, commander of British forces in Spain during the Napoleonic Wars.This account of Moore's military career was compiled by his brother James, following his heroic death at the Battle of Corunna in January 1809. Moore suffered horrific injuries yet clung to life long enough to learn he had defeated the French army under Marshal Soult. The present volume includes a detailed folding map of the Battle of Corunna, complete with much topographic detail, in addition to a second map of Spain. Appendices include correspondence with Wellington and other officers active during the Peninsular War. Worn. A very good copy.

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        Traité médico-philosophique sur l’aliénation mentale. Seconde édition, entièrement refondue et très-augmentée

      chez J.Ant. Brosson, 1809. 8vo (cm. 19,8), 2 cc.nn., XXXII-496 pp. con 2 tabelle rip. e 2 tavv. f.t. Legatura coeva in mz. pelle con ricchi fregi e titolo oro al ds. Tagli scuri. Alcune ingialliture e macchioline altrimenti bell’esemplare. Raro.

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        Group of 16 Autograph Letter Signed, in French with checklist and translations, (Louis de Launay, 1753-1812, Comte d', French publicist and political adventurer)]

      1809 - addressed to d'Antraigues, by James Tyrrell ROSS (Private secretary, 1807-1809, to George CANNING, the Foreign Secretary, later Prime Minister), written in increasingly familiar terms, but in very guarded language, Ross is acting as d'Antraigues' main contact with Canning and with 'Il', 'l'Ami' or 'votre Ami', whom he meets at Gloucester Lodge (Old Brompton, bought by Canning in 1809), thanking him for information, arranging for copies of leaflets to be distributed on the coast of France, referring to 'le Général' (probably Puisaye, see below), setting up meetings at dinner, and asking him to use an ordinary seal ('cachet') rather than his personal one, together 30 sides mostly 8vo, written from Spring Garden, St. James' Street, Gloucester Lodge, or the Foreign Office, 6th February - 18th December 1809 and no place, no date, but London c. The Count, a Gascon of the Cevennes, had been a Republican in 1788, a member of the Assembly of 1789, a Monarchist in 1790 and had then emigrated to Venice, Vienna, Dresden and finally London (1806), his love of intrigue being stronger than his ambition. He was the confidant and correspondent of the Comte de Provence (Louis XVIII), Maria Carolina of Naples, the Tsar, and, once in England, of Canning. His credibility, it was rumoured, was increased by revealing secret terms of the treaties of Tilsit, June 1807, between Napoleon and the Tsar, which Canning forestalled by ordering the attack on the Danish fleet in Copenhagen. At the end of his career he lost credibility and he and his wife, the singer Saint-Huberty, were assassinated in mysterious circumstances, by a servant dismissed the previous day, outside their cottage in Barnes Terrace. See, for example, 'The D'Antraigues phenomenon: the making and breaking of a revolutionary royalist espionage agent', 1985, by Colin Duckworth, also d'Antraigues' unpublished 'Mes Soliloques' (Bibliothèque Nationale, Achat no. 23055). After Tilsit, Louis XVIII deemed it prudent to leave Mittau in the Tsar's dominions and planned to settle in England. Canning was unhappy and insisted that he live at least 50 miles from London. By this time d'Antraigues had no great love for Louis XVIII, who preferred the counsels of the Comte d'Avaray. d'Antraigues joined General Puisaye, then one of the chief émigrés in London, in attacking d'Avaray in Vol. VI of Puisaye's memoirs (January 1809), in all probability the 'matter of the General' referred to in the present letter of 11th February. d'Avaray and his friends tried to provoke Puisaye to a duel, and Puisaye retired to Devon. The present letters show Canning's continued support for d'Antraigues. A main source for d'Antraigues' correspondence from 1807 to early 1809 is his many letters to Puisaye (see the BL MSS ) and the present letters take up where the latter cease. Checklist: 1. St. James Street. Wednesday [perhaps early in 1809]. About the number of copies of a document, and a letter for Canning. 2. Foreign Office, 6th February 1809. About d'Antraigues' hurt arm: could he not dictate a letter ? 3. 11th Feb. 1809. Ross has reported their conversation of this morning to 'Him', who advises silence, the matter of 'the General' will be probably be settled as d'A has advised. Ross offers to interpret at the physicians'. 4. Foreign Office, 22nd Feb. 1809. The Abbé Penceaux [sic, probably for Pericaud] must supply an account of the £100 spent leafleting the coasts of France. 5. Tuesday 11th April [probably 1809]. Assuring d'A that the recipient of his letter knows it was hand-delivered by d'A. 6. Foreign Office. 24th May 1809. Arranging luncheon. 7. Spring Garden. 25th July [probably 1809]. About collecting copies. 8. Saturday 1st October [? for Saturday 30th September 1809]. About sending 100 copies to Mr Treves, and mentioning Canning. 9. [Foreign] Office. Friday. [?c. October 1809]. About sending 50 copies to Russia. 10. Gloucester Lodge, Tuesday 17th October 1809. 'Your Friend' asks if d'A can dine at Gloucester Lodg

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        Bacchi tempel öpnadt vid en hieltes död / Musiken till Bacchi tempel / Bihang till Fredmans epistlar / Fredmans handskrifter

      Half-calf binding.. Publisher: Elméns och Granbergs tryckeri, Stockholm / S:t Petersburg & Ã…bo / P. Winge, Nyköping / Stenhammar och Palmblad, Uppsala | 1809-1815 | Half-calf binding. | 127 + 21 + 112 + 217 p. | | Some wear, typical antiquarian condition.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England,

      London: A. Strahan, T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1809. in four books. 4 volumes, octavo (212 x 130 mm). Original brown boards recently rebacked with brown morocco, burgundy and black morocco labels, raised bands, centre tool to spines gilt, decorative roll to spine tips, cream endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of Sir William Blackstone, and fold-out diagram in vol 11. Internally nice and clean, boards marked, a very good set. The fifteenth edition with the last corrections of the Author, and with notes and additions by Edward Christian Esq. Barrister at law, the Downing Professor of the laws of England. An attractively bound set.

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        Vue Générale Du Port De La Ville de Gènes

      1809. Veduta della città tratta dalla prima edizione del "Palais, Maison et Vues d'Italie, mesurès et dessinés par. P. Clochar, Architecte", opera pubblicata a Parigi nel 1809 e contennete vedute incise da Bence e Clochar. Delineato su carta vergata, finemente colorato a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Parigi Paris 930 340

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        Ebersbach in der K. S. Oberlausitz. Sammelblatt mit einer Gesamtansicht und 24 Teilansichten von Carl Wilhelm Arldt. Lithographie mit Tonplatte

      Bildgröße 44x72 cm, Blattgröße 56x74cm Sehr seltenes großformatiges Blatt, geschaffen von dem Zeichner und Lithographen Carl Wilhelm Arldt (1809 Ruppersdorf - 1868 Löbtau bei Dresden, vgl. Thieme-B. ...). Es zeigt die Stadt zu Beginn der Industrialisierung mit einer großen Gesamtansicht und Teilansichten vom Gasthof zum Goldnen Löwen, C.F. Henkes Fabrik, H.H. Henkes Fabrik, Das Pastorat u. Diaconat Gebäude, Die Kirche, Die Schulgebäude, Fabrik u. Appretur von Nicolai & Co., Schlossschänke, Wünsches Dampfbade Anstalt, Posthaus, Gerichtskretscham, Königl. Gerichts-Amt, Chausseegeld-Einnahme, Zoll-Amt, Das Schiesshaus, Zischangs Restauration, u. v.li. Gasthaus zur Stadt Zittau, C.G.A. Freudes Fabrik, Vogel & Corners Fabrik, Buschmühle, Gochts Bleiche u. Appretur Anstalt, Röthigs Krämerei, Spreefluß-Quelle, Gasthof zur Stadt Leipzig. Die große Ansicht links mit zwei längeren restaurierten Einrissen. Gut erhalten. HINWEIS: Der Titel ist Teil des Messekataloges der 23. Leipziger Antiquariatsmesse und darf daher nicht vor dem 24.3. verkauft werden.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to the "Commander in Chief of the Troops in Tyrol", (Filippo, 1762 or 1767-1822, General of Division in the Napoleonic Italian Army, Count of Hannover, 1809)

      1809 - Louis BARAGUEY d'HILLIERS (1764-1813, Colonel-General of Dragoons, 1804, Count of the Empire, 1808, Governor of Tyrol, 1809), at Bozen (Bolzano), in French with translation, saying that "the demolition of the 'chiusa' [barrier] at Mühlbach is going ahead extremely slowly, in spite of the great number of peasants employed there, to speed up the work they are asking for 40 pounds of powder" which "it is impossible to find" locally, and asking "Your Excellency to send it to me if your Excellency deems it appropriate", 1 side 4to., address on conjugate leaf, Brixen [Bressinone], 14th December Severoli, an ardent Jacobin, embraced service with Napoleon in the Italian campaign of 1797 and thereafter. In 1809 his Italian division was in Austria and Hungary, under Baraguey d'Hilliers. Here they are under orders to pacify Tyrol, which Napoleon had given to Bavaria, its northern neighbour, in 1805 after Austerlitz. In April 1809 Austria, seeing France pressed in the Peninsula, renewed the war by invading Bavaria, and the Tyrolese, led by Andreas Hofer famously rose in revolt, supported by Franz I. However, Franz I's support fell away when, following Wagram, he was forced to make peace with Napoleon. At the time of this letter the French had recently (23rd November) occupied Hofer's valley, and Hofer, who in the summer had taken and retaken Innsbruck three times, was in a mountain hut. A price was on his head, and early in 1810 he was betrayed and shot. Severoli was the first Italian to have French generals serving under him, and the only Italian whose name is on the Arc de Triomphe. Baraguey d'Hilliers had many postings, and no one under the Revolution and Empire was so often cashiered, arrested, imprisoned, tried and acquitted. He was in the Italian campaign of 1797 that led to the fall of Venice, of which he was made governor. From 1806 to 1809 he was again based in northern Italy, joining with the Army of Germany to defeat Franz I. Brixen lies high, south of the Alps, on the great route linking Germany and Italy over the Brenner. A few miles north east, at Mühlbach, (Rio di Pusteria), the Mühlbacher Klause (Chiusa di Rio Pusteria) guards the entrance to another great route, which branches to the head of the Adriatic. Barrier and defensive castle span the narrow valley, marking the boundary between Tyrol and the ancient county of Görz (Gorizia). Travellers were funnelled through the gate house into the courtyard where they paid toll. The original was built by Meinhard II of Tyrol (c. 1238-1296, IV of Görz). The present remarkable structure (its shell restored in 1978) was built in 1460 by Sigismund, Duke of Austria, (1427-1496, 'the Spendthrift') when regent of Tyrol, 1446-1490.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England, in four books.

      London: A. Strahan, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1809 - 4 volumes, octavo (212 x 130 mm). Original brown boards recently rebacked with brown morocco, burgundy and black morocco labels, raised bands, centre tool to spines gilt, decorative roll to spine tips, cream endpapers. Internally nice and clean, boards marked, a very good set. Frontispiece portrait of Sir William Blackstone, and fold-out diagram in vol 11. The fifteenth edition with the last corrections of the Author, and with notes and additions by Edward Christian Esq. Barrister at law, the Downing Professor of the laws of England. An attractively bound set.

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        The Farmer's Almanack (a collection) for 1798, 1803, 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808 and 1809

      John West, Boston - A collection of 7 Almanacks, unbound but complete, for the years 1798, 1803, 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808 and 1809, with a woodcut on the title page of each. Neat owner name on title pages; corners worn, some short, closed edge tears; about very good, to very good copies.

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        A Natural History of British Quadrapeds Foreign Quadrapeds British Birds Water Birds Foreign Birds Fishes Reptiles Serpents andamp Insects

      

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        VOYAGE par terre de SANTO-DOMINGO, capitale de la partie espagnole de Saint-Domingue, au CAP-FRANÇAIS, capitale de la partie française de la même isle. Entrepris et exécuté au mois de germinal an VI, par les ordres du général de division Hédouville.

      Chaumerot, Paris 1809 - . Suivi d'un rapport sur l'état actuel des mines de la Colonie espagnole, traduit de Don Juan Nieto, minéralogiste de S. M. Catholique et terminé par une relation, sous le titre de Mon retour en France. Un volume petit in-octavo de (3), faux-titre, titre, dédicace; 407, (1) pages; légères brunissures à quelques feuillets et rousseurs éparses, petits manques de papier en marge basse des deux derniers feuillets, sans atteinte au texte. Illustré d'une gravure dépliante en frontispice, protégée par une serpente. Reliure de l'époque en demi-basane fauve et plats de papier légèrement raciné ocre; charnière partiellement fendue au second plat. Dos lisse orné de fleurons et de filets dorés, titre doré; tranches mouchetées de rouge. Size: In-8 (13 x 21 cm) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Balaguns or Summer Habitations, with the method of Drying Fish at St. Peter & Paul, Kamtschatka.

      London: Boydell, 1809. Handcoloured aquatint, 330 x 455 mm. Beautiful coloured aquatint from Webber's magnificent series of views of the Pacific. This famous view of the summer dwellings in Kamchatka shows the method of drying fish used by the natives. This handcoloured aquatint is from the 1809 publication Views of the South Seas, and like other views by John Webber it is based on an original drawing by the artist made during Cook's third voyage to the Pacific.

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        Mémoire sur les finances de l'Egypte, depuis sa conquête par le Sultan selym 1er., jusqu'à celle du général en cher Bonaparte ; par M. le Comte Estève. Mémoire sur le système d'imposition territoriale et sur l'admnistration des provinces de l'Egypte, dans les dernières années du gouvernements des Mamlouks ; par feu Michel-Ange Lancret

      First Edition of these two extracts memories of the first delivery, Modern State section of the Description of Egypt. Cardboard cream parchment modern. Piece as black sheepskin. Copy with wide margins, uncut. System of taxes and property in Egypt. Administration and internal and external business relationships. Important papers in the history of Egypt, such a study has not been done before Jamis is why the author is necessarily interested in the history and development of the country since Selym 1. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! De l'imprimerie impériale à Paris 1809 In folio (27x43cm) 299 - 398p. ; 233 - 260p. relié

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        Der Naturfreund oder Beiträge zur Schlesischen Naturgeschichte (14. Bände). 1.ter bis 10. Jahrgang mit 52 Natur-Abbildungen nebst Bescheibungen derselben.

      3. Abb. Bände Sammlerstücke in akzeptablen bis guten Zustand in 11 Bänden (= Band 1-11 + Band 13) + 3 nachträglich-gebundenen Bänden mit Natur-Abbildungen (illuminierten Kupfern) aus den Bänden entnommen. 11Hauptbände erschienen zwischen 1809 und 1824 in sehr schön marmorierten Pappbänden und goldverzierten Bünden am Buchrücken sowie mit rot-gefärbten Schnitten. Band 1-11 und Band 13 Einbände altersgemäß unterschiedlich und stellenweise sehr stark berieben, an Ecken, Kanten und Kapitalen stark bestoßen, beschädigt bzw. berieben. Bei Band 1. fehlen ca. 6-7 cm vom oberen Buchrücken und ca 1cm vom unteren Buchrücken. Ebenso Fehlstellen am Buchrücken bei den Bänden 2., 5. , 7., 9. (ca. 1 cm oben). Bei Band 1,9,11 und 13 Läsuren an der Falz. Bei allen Bänden Beschädigungen der untersten Bünde und Kapitale. Buchrücken und Rückenschild mit Goldverzierungen stärker berieben und stellenweise in gleicher Weise wie die Stehkanten mit stärkeren Randläsuren. Innen stellenweise und unterschiedlich stark altersfleckig bzw. stellenweise in gutem Zustand. Insgesamt aber textsauber und lesbarer Zustand. Abbildungsbände: (Band I/II: Vögel Band III/IV: Pflanzen, Band V/VI: Waldtiere & Pilze) Halbledereinbände stark berieben und an Ecken, Kanten und Kapital stärker lädiert. Buchrücken und Rückenschild mit Goldverzierungen stärker berieben und stellenweise in gleicher Weise wie die Stehkanten mit Randläsuren.Im Vor- und Nachsatz etwas altersfleckig, und mit stellenweise umfangeicheren privaten Eintragungen (Nachsatz) und Namensstempeln. Papier altersgemäß gedunkelt. Abbildungen bzw. Killuminierte Kupferstiche überwiegend in gutem Zustand, stellenweise unterschiedlichst altersfleckig und im ersten Band mit einer etwas gelocktern Seite. Überwiegend altersgemäß sauberer und schöner Zustand!

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        Freida Raphaël Poemes Barbares Leconte de Lisle Sur Japon avec suite Maroquin doublé aux armes de Massa (Affolter relieur)

      - Le chef d'oeuvre de Freida superbe exemplaire sur Japon avec suite en 3 états, en prestigieuse reliure maroquin doublé aux armes. Freida Raphaël Poemes Barbares Leconte de Lisle Sur Japon avec suite Maroquin doublé aux armes d'alliance de la maison Regnier (Le garnd juge regnier fut fait Duc de Massa en 1809) (Affolter relieur) Paris Romagnol 1914 2 volumes grand in 8 29,5 x 21 cm dont un contenant les suites d'illustrations. Celui ci le N°65 sur japon contenant trois états des planches. dont l'eau forte pur et un état avec remarques. Faux titre justification 426 pages 1 pages 100 eaux fortes en noir dont le frontispice, 18 hors texte, 81 en tête. Exceptionnel exemplaire magnifiquement relié en plein maroquin rouge, doublé de maroquin vert, dos a nerfs, doublures de maroquin empire frappées aux armes d'alliances de Regnier Duc de Massa, ce sur les quatre contreplats. Raphaël Freida (Digne, 1877 - 1942). Artiste-peintre français d’inspiration expressionniste, élève de Jean-Paul Laurens, aussi grand cartonnier pour vitraux. Il se fit rare dans l’édition, n’illustrant que cinq ouvrages : « Poèmes Barbares » de Leconte de Lisle (1914), « Œdipe Roi » de Sophocle (1922), « Thaïs » d’Anatole France (1924), « Hérodias » de Flaubert (1926), et « Le Jardin des Supplices » de Mirbeau (1927). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Pierre-Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais, Ecuyer, Conseiller-Secrétaire du Roi...

      Paris, Chez Léopold Collin, 1809, 7 vol. in 8°, ill. de 25 planches h. t. gravées au trait par Gautier, pl. veau porphyre époque, dos lisse très orné, pièce de t. bleue, trois coiffes sup. très lég. usées sinon bon exemplaire décoratif. Première édition collective des oeuvres de Beaumarchais, publiées sous la direction de Gudin, son secrétaire, et illustrées de gravures témoignant des premières mises en scène du Barbier de Séville, du Mariage de Figaro, d'Eugénie, de la Mère coupable, etc. "Les figures du Mariage de Figaro sont des copies de celles de Saint-Quentin de l'édition de 1785, et celles d'Eugénie sont faites d'après celles de Gravelot, pour l'édition de 1767." Contient : I-II Theâtre, III-IV Mémoires, V Epoques, VI-VII Correspondance. ¶ Brunet I, 720 - Cohen p.127 "très bien gravé par Gautier" - Quérard Fr. litt. I, 240.

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        The Ancient Liberties and Privileges of the Cinque Ports and Ancient Towns; To Which is Prefixed an Original Sketch of Constitutional Rights

      Printed for the Author by C. Stower, Paternoster Row, and Sold by T. Dickie, 88 Cornhill, London . London 1809. - Contemporary half black calf, marble paper covered boards, maroon and gilt title label and knurled finish with small raised bands to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. Contains [viii] 172 printed pages of text. Small modern bookplate to the front free end paper, sporadic foxing to the end papers, rubbing to the edges and corners of the boards, binding firm and tight and in Very Good sound condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. KENT [Deal] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Neue Kammeralist. Ein Buch für jedermann, vom Staatsmann bis zum Bauern.

      Kempten, in der Dannheimer'schen Buchhandlung, 1807-1809. - XIV (1), 176; (10) 246 (2) S., (1) gef. Tab.Taf.; (8) 224 S., 16 Tab.Taf., 2 mehrf. gef. Tab.Taf.; (8) 151; 116; 86 S., (2) S. Anz.; (8) 312 S., 1 mehrf. gef. Tab.Taf.; 247 S., 8 in 6 Bdn., kl.okt., Pp., hs. Rsch., Bibl.Rsch., StaV. -- (Humpert 1332: Rettenmeyer). - KVK verzeichnet bisher nur ein gleichermaßen vollständiges Exemplar. - Vorliegend noch beigebunden: Wie können pfarramtliche Witthumsgüter vortheilhaft und zweckmäßig veräußert werden? Beantwortet von einem Kammeralbeamten. Kempten 1810. 30 S. --Erstes Heft. Zweytes Heft. Drittes Heft. Viertes Heft; Fünftes Heft: Umständliche, rechtliche und geschichtliche Abhandlung über das Zehndwesen, nebst Vorschlägen zur vortheilhaften Reformation und gemeinnützlichen Umänderung der Zehenden. Wie können die Zehnten billig und gemeinnützlich umgeändert werden? Beantwortet von einem Kammeralbeamten; Als Anhang zum 5. Heft des neuen Kammeralisten. Sechstes Heft: Ueber das Steuerwesen: vorzüglich über die einzig rechtliche, zugleich allerleichteste und ewig dauernde Grundbesteuerung; dann auch über Verfassung neuer Grundbücher. Siebenstes Heft: Umständliche Abhandlung über die Frohndienste und deren Schädlichkeit; nebst Vorschlägen zur gänzlichen Aufhebung der Frohnen.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch über das Staats-Oeconomie-Recht. Erster Band; Zweyter Band.

      Frankfurt am Main, bey Friedrich Esslinger, 1809. - (16) 695 (1); (8) 248 (= 428) (4) S., 2 Bde., marmor. Pp., min. bestoßen, NaV. -- ". Professor der Staatswirthschaft an der Universität zu Heidelberg." - ". Verstehet man hingegen unter Staats-Oeconomie die Oeconomie im Staate . so wird der Titel dieses Buches passender seyn, weil alsdann sohwl die National-Oeconomie, als auch die Oeconomie des Suveräns mit Richtigkeit darunter subsumiert werden kann. Die Ausdrücke - Staatswirthschaft im weiteren sinne und Staatswirthschaft im engern Sinne - wollen mir durchaus nicht in den Kopf. ." (Vorbericht).-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia pittorica della Italia dal risorgimento delle belle arti fin presso al fine del XVIII secolo edizione terza etc

      

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        Some interesting particulars of the Second Voyage made by the Missionary Ship the Duffandnbspwhich was captured by the Buonaparte Privateer in the Year 1800andnbsp

      

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        Meine Ausweisung aus Zürich.

      8vo. 44 S. Brosch. "Ich habe kein Asyl in der Schweiz gesucht um den Preis der Erniedrigung, als stummes Opfer roher Verfolgungssucht mich unter die Füße von - "Republikanern" treten zu lassen. Hält man mich für rechtlos als Fremdling, so bin ich nicht rechtlos als Mensch, und als Mensch werde ich mein Recht zu vertreten wissen, wo es auch sei." (Vorwort). Karl Heinzen (1809-1880) hielt sich nach einander in Zürich, Bern, Baselland und Genf auf, aber überall ausgewiesen begab er sich im Winter 1847-848 nach Amerika (ADB 59, S. 157f.). - Stärker fleckig u. lädiert, größere Eckabriße oben (ohne Textverlust). - Selten.

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        Südliche Küstenlandschaft mit zwei großen Bäumen, einem Rundtempel rechts und mehreren Booten.

      - Feder in Grau, in Sepia laviert, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, auf dem abgeschnittenen Streifen eines nicht mehr vorhandenen Untersatzpapieres signiert, datiert und bezeichnet „Gezeichnet von Heinrich Friedrich Höfler (sic!) und den Preis erhalten den 26ten Aprill 1809. / Lit. B. No 3.". 49:60,5 cm. – Papier insgesamt leicht vergilbt, kleinere Randeinrisse sorgfältig restauriert. Die südliche Landschaft verrät in ihrer etwas dilettantischen Zeichenweise die noch nicht sehr geübte Hand des jungen Künstlers. Möglicherweise ist das Blatt nach einer fremden Vorlage und im Zeichenunterricht bei J.A.B. Reges entstanden. Der Vater des bekannten Frankfurter Malers Adolf Höffler (1825-1898) besuchte zunächst die Zeichenschule von J.A.B. Reges (1772-1847) in Frankfurt und ging 1817 nach Paris als Schüler von A.J.Gros (1771-1835). Er kehrte 1822 nach Frankfurt zurück, unternahm Studienreisen an den Rhein und in die Schweiz, war in Frankfurt hauptsächlich als Porträtist tätig und widmete sich später fast ausschließlich der von ihm gegründeten Mal- und Zeichenschule.

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        Tableau comparatif des résultats de la cristallographie et de l'analyse chimique, relativement à la classification des minéraux

      Paris: Courcier, 1809. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (202x125 mm) [4], lvi, [2:errata], 312 pp., including half-title, 4 folding engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, spine and boards gilt, marbled endpapers (marginal staining by binders glue), minor browning (title stronger) and very little spotting. Good copy, collated complete. -----Honeyman sale 4:1628; Ward & Carozzi 1025; Wellcome 3:224 . - FIRST EDITION OF HAUY'S SURVEY OF THE RESULTS OF CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AS THEY RELATE TO CLASSIFYING MINERALS. Chemical composition traditionally determines four classes in mineralogy (acidiferous, earthy, nonmetallic combustible, and metallic) and the order and genera. The form of the constituent molecule determines the species. In this work, Hauy "emphasized the invariability of the form and the composition of the constituent molecule of a species but was forced to admit that the definite proportions were often blurred by heterogeneous materials accidentally mixed with the compound" (DSB). By extension, he realized that chemical analysis cannot determine which components are accidental and which essential, since even a small amount of a substance may impress its form on a larger amount of "accidental" impurities. "Only for geometry are all crystals pure," was Hauy's conclusion. Near Fine.

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