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        Manifiesto del Gobierno y Municipalidad de Montevideo a sus Habitantes.

      En la Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, Buenos Ayres 1810 - 3 pp. 20 cm. 1 folded sheet. Dated Montevideo, May 25, 1810. Zinny calls the lack of a signature at the bottom of the proclamation remarkable, as is its printing in Buenos Aires, but issued by the City Administration of Montevideo to calm its citizens at the time of the formation of the provisional junta in Buenos Aires. OCLC shows only two copies: JCB and Berkeley. Also at BN Espana and BL. Furlong: III, 1917. Zinny: Bibliografía histórica p.41: No. 9. Medina: Vireinato Río de la Plata 767. Not in Fors. Margins repaired, a good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carte d'Espagne et de Portugal en Neuf Feuilles.

      Paris, chez les Auteurs, s.d. (c. 1810). - Mapa de 130m. X 97cm. Entoilé d'époque et plié. SUPERBE CARTE de la péninsule ibérique de grand format et en couleurs. Les auteurs E. Mentelle (1730-1815) et P.G. Chanlaire (1758-1817) comptaient parmi les grands géographes de l'époque. Bel exemplaire.

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        Proceedings of a Gen.[eral] Court Martial held Fort George 1810 signed by Isaac Brock

      Fort George, UC, 1810. No binding. NO OTHER ORIGINAL BRITISH (CANADA) EARLY 1800's COURT MARTIAL DOCUMENT FOUND[20pp. with blank on recto of docket p.20] 20cm x 32cm (7-3/4 x 12-5/8 inches) A unique, rare and important piece of Canadian military history. This is the official 20 page 1810 report on the Court Martial of Private Alexander Waddle, at Fort George in Upper Canada, presided over and signed by Brigadier General Isaac Brock, President, and military commander of Upper Canada and soon to become the 'hero of Upper Canada' Counter-signed by the Governor of Canada, Sir James Henry Craig. Alexander Waddle of the 100th Regiment was convicted by Brock's 2 day court martial for desertion.The 20 foolscap pages (paper Britannia watermarked) was bound by a with a small piece of vellum in the top left corner with a green cord, now broken and loose. It was originally folded down the middle of the 12-5/8 inch length, now flat. A summary title docketing information on the final leaf, page 20, in very faint old red ink reads: 'Laid before the Prince Regent 23 March 1811' confirms the officially that it arrived in London at Horse Guards and formally presented.Condition: The paper is browned with some finger-marking and the text is written in two hands (2pp by Waddle of his defence). More soiling on the last couple of pages at the bottom. Page 18 has a very small pin hole likely from folding not affecting any hand-writing. Page 19 is blank and page 20 is in poor condition with doing, tears and a 1/4 hole in the center - no hand-writing affected. In good condition overall. Even a casual student of Brock and the beginnings of the War of 1812 will totally agree British desertions to USA were a serious and undermining concern that Brock faced in 1805 shortly after his arrival til his death in 1812.So little is known and written about this issue and in fact there appears to be no other court martial documents to be found from 1805 to 1820 relating to the British before and after the War of 1812 until now. The following comment promoting a CBC documentary I think summarizes the situation well, especially the last statement…When the War of 1812 was declared… Canada had 500,000 people (some of whom had recently been Americans) to America's seven million. Brock had only 1,600 troops to defend a 1,200 mile border. And he had the same worries Guy Carleton had had in 1774: Would the citizens fight the enemy or embrace them?"My situation is most critical," Brock wrote to the adjutant-general in Montreal, "not from anything the enemy can do but from the disposition of the people - the population, believe me, is essentially bad - a full belief possesses them all that this province must inevitably succumb... Most of the people have lost all confidence. I, however, speak loud and look big."It was difficult to look big given the state of affairs. To compound his problems there was rampant desertion in the Canadian militia, many of them going over to the Americans. Quoted from the People's History produced by CBC The account of the two day trial over the 28th and 29th of August 1810 begins with the formal warrant for the court martial 'from Sir James Henry Craig K.B. General and Commander of His Majesty's Forces in North America' and a reading of the charges.'Brigadier General Isaac Brock' as President, presided over the hearings. There were thirteen other officers who were members of the Court Martial some of which which included; Lieutenant Colonel John Vincent, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ellice and J B Clegg performing the legal role of Judge Advocate.Major George Taylor who recounts the claims of a conspiracy masterminded by Waddle to escape into the 'States' using a canoe. There follows a vivid account of the pursuit of the escaping man to cross to the nearby island of Bois blanc. In his cross examination Waddle denies the charge against him. The account of Waddle's defence tells a different story of course. The verdict of the court found Waddle guilty with the sentence 'to be transported as a Felon for life.'This is signed: 'Isaac Brook B[rigadie]r Gen[era]l L[ord] Presid[en]t' also by Clegg and counter-signed: 'Approv'd J H Craig Gen[era]' and a 2 page "Defence" signed by Alex. Waddle.J.B. Glegg purchased the rank of captain in 1803. In 1810 Brock appointed John Baskerville (sometimes spelled Baskervyle) Glegg as his ADC. Glegg fought in the Battle of Queenston Heights and was praised for his role by Brock's successor, Major General Roger Sheaffe. As Brock's surviving ADC, as well as close friend, he had the principal role in arranging Brock's funeral on 16 October. Subsequently, he was appointed acting ADC to Sheaffe.General Sir James Henry Craig was a British military officer and colonial administrator. He arrived in Canada to take up the appointments of governor-in-chief and commander of the forces in October 1807-1811. He strongly supported Brock in strengthening the military for the expected War of 1812.Waddle returned to England before being transported to Tasmania aboard the Indefatigable in June 1812 where he appears to have prospered, being granted town allotments in Launceston, marrying and becoming a wealthy merchant, even presenting himself as a free man, finally dying in 1852 some forty years after the man who presided over his court martial.

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        Beschreibung von Baden bei Rastatt (in 2 Bänden) und seine Umgebung, 1. Theil: Baden, die Stadt, Mineralquellen, deren Gebrauch und Wirkung. Schloß. Römischhe Alterthümer. Literatur. 2. Theil: Umgebung, nähere und entferntere.

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1810.. 1. Auflage, 2 Bände (KOMPLETT) mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Tabelle und 5 mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln (Antiquitätenhalle, neues Frei-, oder Armenbad, Promenadenhaus, Belvedere auf dem Zwinger vor dem Schloßhof, Gebäude und Garten des Badischen Hofes, Grundriß und Durchschnitte der unterirdischenGänge und Kammern des Schlosses, ein Plan Badens unter den Römern, Situationsplan der Stadt Baden Stand 1805) und einer (recte 2) mehrfach gefalteten LandCarten (der Umgebung von Baden und des Murg Thales, gestochen von J. Carl Ausfeld, 1810), 12x18, helle O Broschur. schöne authentische und unbeschnittene Exemplare als Original-Broschur, durchgehend mehr oder weniger fleckig, der Einband mit Randläsuren der Band 2 mit Fleck auf der hinteren Einbanddecke

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        PACATA HIBERNIA Or, a History of the Wars in Ireland, During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth Taken From the Original Chronicles

      Dublin: Hibernia - Press. Includes maps of Cork, Limerick, Youghal, The Siege of Dunboy, The Battle of Kinsale (large map), Map of Ireland etc. etc. Exceptionally rare in this wonderful and clean condition. Images on request. . 2 volumes (complete). Dublin, Hibernia - Press, 1810. 8°. Complete with all 18 maps/illustrations including the often missing map of Munster. One fold out etching with larger tear. Beautiful, original half leather. Includes maps of Cork, Limerick, Youghal, The Siege of Dunboy, The Battle of Kinsale (large map), Map of Ireland etc. etc. Exceptionally rare in this wonderful and clean condition. Images on request. The important historical narrative Pacata Hibernia, first published in 1633, was almost entirely composed by some one who stood very near to the person of Sir George Carew (afterwards lord Carew of Clopton and earl of Totnes), president of Munster during the three years (1600?-3) through which the book traces the history of that province, ending with the suppression of the insurrection there. Possibly, the author was lieutenant Thomas Stafford, who served under Carew, but whose name is mentioned only a single time in the entire narrative. The book, which, in the words of its editor, Standish O?'Grady, ?"deals with the stormy conclusion of a stormy century, the lurid sunset of one of the wildest epochs in Irish history,?" shows how complete, in the days of Mountjoy?'s viceroyalty, was the absence of anything like patriotism or public spirit from all but a very few of the Irish lords and that of all sense of honourable dealing from English officials. (The Cambridge History of English and American Literature - Volume VII).

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        Of Natural Philosophy

      Aberdeen, [1810]. Contemporary half calf. Very Good. 8vo. Contemporary half calf with marble boards; spine gilt with label of black morocco gilt, edges speckled black, binding with fine repair to spine. Collation: [iv], 298pp. + 11 full-page illustrations and 1 fold-out (10 in colour, two in black and white). Neat cursive script, 24 lines per page. Forty four (44) colored illustrations present in text. Light browning, minor staining to foldout illustration. Paper watermarked C. Wilmott 1807. A fine rare and attractive manuscript of science course notes, probably following the natural philosophy course of Robert Eden Scott of King's College Aberdeen (1769-1811), and offering insight into the teaching of physics at the height of the Industrial Revolution. The compiler was one William Watt, who was a student at the college 1806-1810, and who neatly adds his name to one of his careful illustrations, at end. Those illustrations include one of the famous Boulton and Watt steam engine of his namesake James Watt (we have been unable to establish if they were related). It appears that William Watt may have used diagrams present in the 1805 edition of James Ferguson's 'Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics', and also from Olinthus Gregory's 'Treatise of Mechanics' (1806) as guide in preparing those included in this manuscript. The volume begins with an introduction to natural philosophy, which is followed by a section on the general rules of physics. The section following, although not titled, appears to be a study of movement, with individual chapters on the center of gravity, mechanics, the lever, pulley, axis in peritrochio, inclined plain, wedge, screw, machines in general, friction, wheeled carriages, the pendulum, and projectiles. The third part is on hydrostatics, the fourth on pneumatics, the fifth on electricity, the sixth on magnetism, and the seventh on optics. This part has chapters on light and refraction, lenses, dioptrics, particular lenses, vision, catoptrics, chromatics, telescopes (the astronomical telescope, Galilean telescope, terrestrial telescope, Newtonian reflector, and Gregorian telescope) and microscopes (the double microscope and solar microscope). Watt's full-page illustrations individually depict the telescopes and microscopes, and also the magic lantern, the camera obscura, and a meal mill, air pump, and fire engine, besides the Boulton and Watt engine. (Research provided by Dr. Ben Marsden of University of Aberdeen)

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        Carte de L'Empire Francais divisee en departmens. 150 x 148 cm. Großformatige Karte in 6 einzelnen auf Leinen gezog. (6-teil.) Segmenten.

      Prag, Marco Berra ca. 1810.. 25,5 x 19,5 cm (Schuber) Zeitgen-. Schuber mit mont. Verlagsschild " Marco Berra, Kunst u. Musikalienhaendler hat sein Gewölbe am kleine Ring" No. 450 Altstadt Prag..

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        Plate XXXVIII fromThe Aurelian. A natural history of English moths and butterflies

      London 1810 - Hand-coloured engraving. Loss to right margin skilfully restored. A fascinating plate depicting several butterflies and moths and their pre-winged forms from 'a timeless classic' and the 'most celebrated of all the early books about butterflies and moths' (Salmon) in exceptionally bright and fresh condition. Lisney held that Harris was 'one of the most outstanding authors of entomological literature during the eighteenth century.' The present work is en example and displays a beautiful balance between accurate and innovative observation and the highest artistic merit. 'Harris began to take an active interest in entomology about the age of twelve and . was an accurate and original observer. He was, it is believed, the first to draw attention to the importance of wing neuration [the arrangement or distribution of nerves] in the classification of lepidoptera and upon this principle he arranged the species in his published works, illustrating them in colour with a high degree of accuracy. Harris certainly contributed much to the knowledge of the science and was one of the leading entomologists of his century. He was also a miniature painter of no mean accomplishment' (Lisney p.156). 'Moses Harris did much to encourage entomology at a time when the original dynamism of the age of Ray and the first Aurelian Society was waning. He was probably the prime mover in founding the second Aurelian Society . and in the unsurpassed plates of The Aurelian he left a timeless classic to future generations' (Salmon p.117). Hagen I, p. 341; Lisney 233; Nissen, ZBI 1835; Salmon The Aurelian Legacy (2000) pp.115-117.

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        Autographed Letter Signed

      Carlton House 1810 - 2 pages (front and back), 9 x 7.25 inches, Carlton House, Wed. Eve., five o'clock. December 12, 1810. Signed "George" as Regent to "Sir Henry," asking him to inform the King that he wouldn't be at Windsor Castle because of his "carriage being broken to pieces.and it will be three or four days.before it can be repaired.I must entreat of you to continue your.comments to me regularly as you have had the goodness to do hitherto." Several folds; tiny hole in the upper left corner; several ink smudges on the second page; tiny brown spot in the top margin. Very good(-) condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Proceedings of a Gen.[eral] Court Martial held Fort George 1810 signed by Isaac Brock

      Fort George, UC 1810 - NO OTHER ORIGINAL BRITISH (CANADA) EARLY 1800's COURT MARTIAL DOCUMENT FOUND[20pp. with blank on recto of docket p.20] 20cm x 32cm (7-3/4 x 12-5/8 inches) A unique, rare and important piece of Canadian military history. This is the official 20 page 1810 report on the Court Martial of Private Alexander Waddle, at Fort George in Upper Canada, presided over and signed by Brigadier General Isaac Brock, President, and military commander of Upper Canada and soon to become the 'hero of Upper Canada' Counter-signed by the Governor of Canada, Sir James Henry Craig. Alexander Waddle of the 100th Regiment was convicted by Brock's 2 day court martial for desertion.The 20 foolscap pages (paper Britannia watermarked) was bound by a with a small piece of vellum in the top left corner with a green cord, now broken and loose. It was originally folded down the middle of the 12-5/8 inch length, now flat. A summary title docketing information on the final leaf, page 20, in very faint old red ink reads: 'Laid before the Prince Regent 23 March 1811' confirms the officially that it arrived in London at Horse Guards and formally presented.Condition: The paper is browned with some finger-marking and the text is written in two hands (2pp by Waddle of his defence). More soiling on the last couple of pages at the bottom. Page 18 has a very small pin hole likely from folding not affecting any hand-writing. Page 19 is blank and page 20 is in poor condition with doing, tears and a 1/4 hole in the center - no hand-writing affected. In good condition overall. Even a casual student of Brock and the beginnings of the War of 1812 will totally agree British desertions to USA were a serious and undermining concern that Brock faced in 1805 shortly after his arrival til his death in 1812.So little is known and written about this issue and in fact there appears to be no other court martial documents to be found from 1805 to 1820 relating to the British before and after the War of 1812 until now. The following comment promoting a CBC documentary I think summarizes the situation well, especially the last statement?When the War of 1812 was declared? Canada had 500,000 people (some of whom had recently been Americans) to America's seven million. Brock had only 1,600 troops to defend a 1,200 mile border. And he had the same worries Guy Carleton had had in 1774: Would the citizens fight the enemy or embrace them?"My situation is most critical," Brock wrote to the adjutant-general in Montreal, "not from anything the enemy can do but from the disposition of the people - the population, believe me, is essentially bad - a full belief possesses them all that this province must inevitably succumb. Most of the people have lost all confidence. I, however, speak loud and look big."It was difficult to look big given the state of affairs. To compound his problems there was rampant desertion in the Canadian militia, many of them going over to the Americans. Quoted from the People's History produced by CBC The account of the two day trial over the 28th and 29th of August 1810 begins with the formal warrant for the court martial 'from Sir James Henry Craig K.B. General and Commander of His Majesty's Forces in North America' and a reading of the charges.'Brigadier General Isaac Brock' as President, presided over the hearings. There were thirteen other officers who were members of the Court Martial some of which which included; Lieutenant Colonel John Vincent, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ellice and J B Clegg performing the legal role of Judge Advocate.Major George Taylor who recounts the claims of a conspiracy masterminded by Waddle to escape into the 'States' using a canoe. There follows a vivid account of the pursuit of the escaping man to cross to the nearby island of Bois blanc. In his cross examination Waddle denies the charge against him. The account of Waddle's defence tells a different story of course. The verdict of the court found Waddle guilty with the sentence 'to be transported

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        SKETCH OF THE TOWN & ENVIRONS OF PORT LOUIS EXPLANATORY OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE BRITISH ARMY UNDER THE COMMAND OF MAJR. GENL. THE HONBLE. JNE. ABERCROMBIE. Drawn by the Author. Decr. 1810 [manuscript title]

      [N.p., but possibly Port Louis. mid- 19th century].. Manuscript sheet map, 10 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches. On drafting linen. Handcolored. Old fold. Minor toning. Near fine. Manuscript map depicting troop deployments on the island of Mauritius in December of 1810, when the British finally overcame the French defenses and captured the island. The area from Grande Baie to Grande Riviere is shown, with the coast and terrain in between, documenting the route from the point of debarkation to the town of Port Louis. The legend gives different colored bars for troop positions on the subsequent days of the march, and includes figures for denoting passable and impassable routes. A similar manuscript map is described by Toussaint in his bibliography of Mauritius. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. A handsome map illustrating a key event in the island's history. TOUSSAINT F599 (ref).

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        La Junta Provisional Gubernativa de las Provincias del Rio de la Plata, por el Sr. D. Fernando VII. Por quanto esta Junta tiene por conveniente recordar a los habitantes de esta Capital, las disposiciones concernientes, a la policia de ella

      Buenos Ayres: En la Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, [1810]. First edition. Unbound. Tiny tear at top margin else a near fine unbound, untrimmed copy. 8vo. 9 August 1810. The articles call for the improvement and cleaning of the streeets, both large and narrow, as well as the removal of garbage, prohibits throwing debris or dead animals in public walkways or parks, and calls for the killing of all dogs within the city ("que se maten todos los perros de la ciudad y sus arrabales,") etc. No other copies known at auction since the Oscar Carbone sale of 1968 (lot 358). OCLC shows only one copy at JCB. Furlong III, 1905; Zinny: Bibliografía histórica p.55: No. 30. Medina: Vireinato Río de la Plata 789. Fors: Imprenta de los Niños p. 35.

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        Pueblo de Buenos Ayres. Desde que depositasteis el poder en nuestras manos quedaron las vuestras ligadas a la obediencia . . [First line]

      Buenos Ayres: En la Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, 1810. First edition. 1 folded leaf. A very good copy, soiling on lower margin. Sm. 8vo. (20 cm). Dated 11 de Junio de 1810. Resolution of the Junta which directed a search for the perpetrators of an assault on the Fiscal del Crimen (the city prosecutor), Don Antonio Gaspe. According to Bartolomé Mitré, Gaspe had been attacked by 35 armed men (Historia de Belgrano y de la independencia argentina, V. 1, p. 571). Fearful of anarchy, the Junta directed the Mayors to take the necesssary actions to limit crime, to arrest those with weapons, to limit gatherings, etc. No other copies known at auction since the Oscar Carbone sale of 1968 (lot 356). OCLC shows only two copies: JCB and Berkeley. Furlong III 1961. Zinny: Bibliografía histórica p.52: No. 22. Medina: Vireinato Río de la Plata 781. Fors: Imprenta de los Niños p. 36.

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        Tragoediae.

      . Ad optimorum Librorum fidem emendatae cum brevi notatione emendationum. Curavit Godofredus Henricus Schaefer. 2 vols. Lipsiae 1810. 12mo. XXIV + 264; 351 + (1) pp. Contp. halfleather with golddec. on spines, labels missing. Name on free endpaper. * Text in Greak language..

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        Lettres de Ciceron.

      . Translated by l'Abbe Prevost. 5 volumes. Lyon: Amable Leroy 1810. Small 8vo. Contemporary green calf, boards with blind-tooled decorations, spines gilt. Inscribed by owner..

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        REBUS-SPIEL).

      (Vienna c. 1810) - Single folio sheet, on which is printed twenty rebus cards, to be cut out. Each card has a very fine hand-colored stipple engraving. A few examples are: a man bowing before a statue of Cupid, a sunset, three children sledding, and Napoleon sitting on an upper-case "B." The sheet measures about 9 1/2 by 15 inches, and each card 2 by 2 3/4 inches. Extremely fine.

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        An Introduction to Heraldry, Containing the rudiments of the science in general, and other necessary particulars connected with the subject

      London: T. Egerton, 1810. Octavo, with 12 engraved plates; closed tear affecting one of the plates (now carefully repaired) and a little foxing, splendidly bound by Sangorski in half crimson morocco with gilt lettering. A dictionary of heraldic ornament. An appealing introduction to the design and history of heraldry, beautifully presented in a fine crimson leather binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. The author served for fifteen years as Registrar to the College of Arms.

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        The Genius of the Thames: a Lyrical Poem

      London: T. Hookham, 1810. vii, [1], 147pp, [1]. With half-titles. Victorian tan half-calf, gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Ink-dated author obituary clippings pasted to blank-fly, four small mount-holes cut to half title; combined with the indentation on the following leaves suggestive that this once held a Carte de Visite of the author. Some glue residue to gutter of title. Leaf C5 bound before C4. Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866), English poet and novelist. Extended from an original composed during Peacock's time as secretary to Sir Home Riggs Popham aboard HMS Venerable in May 1808. Tracing the river from its Cotswold source, through Oxford by way of several stanzas, ending as the river flows to the North Sea, east of London. . First Edition. 8vo.

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        The Holy Bible,

      Oxford: Dawson, Bensley, and Cooke,, 1810. containing the Old and New Testaments. Quarto (245 × 165 mm). Contemporary red straight-grain morocco, single-line gilt border on sides and spine, all edges gilt, drab grey endpapers. A few old scratches to boards otherwise an attractively bound copy. A handsomely bound Oxford Bible printed in double columns.

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        MEMORIE ISTORICHE DELLA CITTA' E CONTADO DI VIGEVANO Corredata di note e di una raccolta di documenti in gran parte inediti. Opera postuma.

      Dalla Tipografia di Vigevano,, 1810.. In-8 gr. (mm. 275x212), bross. orig. azzurrina (rinforzata al verso, con aloni), pp. XV,292. Una delle piu' importanti e rappresentative opere della storia vigevanese, dalle origini della città alla firma del trattato per la sospensione d?'armi in Italia (Vigevano, 7 ottobre 1696). "Edizione originale". Cfr. Lozzi,II,6439 - Bibliotheca Platneriana, p. 432. Al ns. esempl. manca 1 c. (pp. VII/VIII) con l'Indice dei capitoli, qui riprodotta su carta antica. Solo lievi arross. su alc. carte, altrim. ben conservato.

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        A Narrative of a Voyage to Surinam; of a Residence There During 1805-1807; and of The Author's Return to Europe by the Way of North America

      London, 1810. b/w engraved title, plates, map. 4to. x, (1), 232 pp. Written as a series of letters, beginning with a tour of Barbados, moving on to a discussion of the topography and physical appearance of Surinam, cultivation of various cash crops and methods of working the soil, discussion of the slave trade and its abolition, political and natural history of Surinam, with an appendix containing "additional notes and observations on the natural history of Surinam." Stedman?s work of a few years earlier is the primary source for information about Surinam in this era, and Von Sack refers to him occasionally. However, most of his observations are original. This country had already been colonized for 150 years by the Dutch, with plantations and slave labor producing coffee, sugar and cotton. Paramaribo was an important port for Yankee traders (including those from my home town of Gloucester). Although abolition of the slave trade was Von Sack?s underlying motive for this book, it conveys a great deal of original information about the country and its people. Bound in 19th century calf over marbled boards. Pages tanned, with occasional foxing, water stain in lower corner of first few pages. Front board nearly detached but present.

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        The uncle's present, a new battledoor

      Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [4] ff. (see below).. n.d. [ca. 1810] Dr. R explains the unusual way in which the pages of this publication were put together: There are "[f]our leaves, the first and last pasted down to the covers, the 2 inner ones pasted together making 4 pages in all." These four pages contain 24 letters of the alphabet, each with a "cry" illustrating it, 6 compartments to a page. Dr. R supposed the cries to be those of Newcastle or York, but Welch dissents and says they are London cries. In addition to the interior four pages, the covers are integral to the educational purpose of the publication: The front cover has a heading "Read, and be wise" and below is the alphabet in majuscules, then a center cut of sheep below a tree with children in the distance, with the numerals one to zero below the cut. Dr. R attributes this cut to A. Anderson. The rear cover has the same heading and below is the alphabet in minuscules, then a cut of horses and handlers and a building, with the alphabet in italic minuscules below, and then the numerals again. The flap with "Come, read and learn" on the outside and the title and publication data on the inside is present and integral. It is not uncommon for this fragile flap to have been lost. Publisher's olive printed paper–covered wrappers. Minor chipping to one top margin of rear cover; adhesion of olive paper from a different copy to the underside of the flap! A very few light stains. A very nice copy of this fragile item.

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        Testimony of Christ's Second Appearing, Containing a General Statement of All Things Pertaining to the Faith and Practice of the Church of God in this Latter-Day

      Albany: E. & E. Hosford. 1810. Second edition, corrected and improved. Full contemporary calf, brown leather spine label. Spine label laid in, both boards attached but threatening to detach, leather slightly powdery, else an attractive copy of this Shaker manifesto which went through several editions. .

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        Printed by Command of his Majesty King George the Third. In Pursuance of an Adress of the House of Commons of Great Britain. From Original Records and Authentic Manuscripts.

      London, printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1810.. 9 Teile und 2 Register (in 12 Bänden). Imperial-Folio. Zeitgenössische Halblederbände auf fünf Bünden geheftet mit Lederüberzug auf den Buchdeckeln. (Einbände ausgebessert).. Kollation: (1: 1810) LXXXIX, (4), 44 S.; (Statutes:) X, 434 S.; (2: 1816) XII, 694, (58) S.; (3: 1817) XLVIII, 1.032, (30) S.; (4,1: 1819) LXXVII, 764 S.; (IV,2: 1819) S. 765-1.275, 14 ungez.Bll. Index; (V: 1819) XIX, 942, (66); (6: 1819) XIII, 615, (34) S.; (7: 1820) XXIX, 750, (74) S.; (8: 1821 XLI, 852, (66); (9: 1822) XXXIII, 1.005, (74) S.; (Alphabetical Index: 1824) 372 S.; (Chronological Index: 1828) 939 S. Die englischen Juristen scheiden die Gesamtmasse des Rechtsstoffes in Statute Law und Common Law, je nach dem gesetzlichen oder gewohnheitsrechtlichen Ursprung. Doch wird dieser Unterschied nicht durchweg festgehalten. Die älteren Satzungen der normannischen Könige zählen zu den Quellen des Common Law. Sie sind entweder Constitutiones, Assisae, vom König nach Beratung mit den Großen des Landes erlassen (Assisa ist Versammlung, Sitzung, ferner Urteil oder Satzung als das Ergebnis der Sitzung) oder sie heißen Chartae, Charters, einseitige königliche Verleihungen, Freibriefe zur Abhilfe von Beschwerden. Die Bezeichnung Assisae wird seit Heinrich III. durch den Ausdruck Provisiones verdrängt; seit Edward I. wird das Wort Statutum herrschend. Die offizielle Ausgabe der Statuten bringt unter der Rubrik Chartres die Freibriefe Heinrichs I. von 1100 bis zur Magna Charta. Die eigentlichen Statuten beginnen mit den Provisiones de Merton aus dem 20. Regierungsjahre Heinrichs III., 1236. Die Statuten im eigentlichen Sinne bis 1714 erschienen 1810 bis 1824 (1828) in einer offiziellen Ausgabe: The Statutes of Realm, 10 Bände in Folio mit Einschluß eines alphabetischen Index. Dazu ein chronologischer Index 1828. Die wichtigsten älteren Statuten haben durch Coke in seinen Institutes of the Laws of England, part II, einen berühmt gewordenen Kommentar erhalten. Die Unterscheidung von Gesetz und Statut ist fliessend, in der Regel versteht man unter Statut eine mit allen Ständen des Rechts vereinbarte Verordnung. Die Reihe der neuen Statuten kann man seit der Regierungszeit Heinrichs III. ansetzen. In dieser Zeit schrieb BRACTON: Sed absurdum non erit leges Anclicanas (licet non scriptas) leges appellare, cum legis vigorem habeat, quicquid de consilio et de consensu maginatum, et reipublicae communi sponsione, authoritate regis sive principis praecedente, juste fuerit definitum et approbatum. Die Redaktion der Statuten geschah in der Weise, daß die Anträge (petitions) der Gemeinen, welche bewilligt worden waren, in die Parlamentsakten (rolls of paliament) eingetragen wurden. Aus diesen wurden dann erst die eigentlichen Statuten, soweit diese Anordnungen einen bleibenden gesetzlichen Charakter hatten, von den Richtern ausgezogen und in die Rolle der Statuten (statutes rolls) eingefügt. Alle Statuten einer Parlamentssitzung wurden in ein einziges Statut zusammengeschrieben, dem REICHSABSCHIED sehr verwandt, in welchen dann die verschiedenen Bestimmungen als capitula erscheinen, welche in späterer Zeit unter Heinrich VIII. eigene Titel oder Überschriften erhielten. Die eigentliche Gesetzesform erhielten Statuten gegen Ende Heinrichs VI. oder anfangs der Regierung Eduards IV., wo sofort die petitions als bills stylisiert wurden. Die Mitwirkung der Richter bei der Abfassung der Statuten bestand wohl von Anfang an: Et habet Rex in potestate sua ut leges et conuetudines et assisas in ergno suo provisas et approbatas et juratas. Die Unterscheidung von Gesetz (statute) und Verordnung (ordinance) ist von Anfang an mehr nur eine formelle. Das Statut setzt in der Regel die Eintragung in die Statutenrolle durch die Richter voraus, an welche dieses durch den Staatsrat kam, welcher die eigentliche Publikation und Ausführung der Parlamentsbeschlüsse überwachte. Erfolgte keine Eintragung in die Statutenrolle, so sprach man häufig von einer Ordinance. In den STATUTES OF THE REALM sind nur solche Gesetze aufgenommen, welche in den älteren Drucken vorkommen und durch ihre Anerkennung in den Gerichtshöfen sanktioniert sind. Bei der Auswahl der Dokumente waren folgende Grundsätze maßgebend. 1. Die vorzüglichste Quelle sind die Statutenrollen. 2. Sind über ein Statut die Rollen nicht vorhanden, so kommen als nächste Quelle die Exemplifications und Transcripts in Betracht. 3. Die Original Acts, also die Bills, welche in das Parlament gebracht wurden, durch beide Häsuer gingen und die königliche Zustimmung erhielten. 4. Fehlen solche Urkunden, so sind die Parlamentsprotokolle maßgebend (rolls of parliament) 5. Die close, patent, fine und charter Rolls 6. Entries und Books of Records 7. Bücher und Manuskripte, welche den Charakter eines Record haben 8. Gedruckte Ausgaben Im Verhältnis zur SAMMLUNG ALLER REICHSABSCHIEDE, die zwar auch privatrechtliche Regelungen, insbesondere des Prozeßrechts enthalten, bilden die englische Gesetze (statutes) den Kern des englischen Privatrechts. Dies wird schon bei der MAGNA CHARTA von 1225 deutlich. Dort sind von den 38 Kapiteln viele von durchgreifender Wirkung für die Fortbildung des Privatrechts. Im second part of the Institutes von COKE sind Statuten im Hinblick auf das Privatrecht kommentiert. The collection of statutes known as the Statutes of the Realm was printed by command of George III. in pursuance of an adress of the House of Commons. It was prepared from original records and authentic manuscripts under the direction of the Record Commission. - These statutes cover the period from 20 Hen(ry) III. (1235) to the end of the reign of Queen Anne (1713). The first volume was published in 1810, the last 1828. The Statute Rolls, previous to the beginning of the reign of Henry VII., were sometimes in Latin and sometimes in French; subsequently they were uniformly in English. The earliest printed collection of statutes is an alphabetical abridgement supposed to have been published before 1481. The latest statute in such collection is of the year 1455 (33 Hen. VI.). The statutes passed in the only Parliament of Richard III. were printed in French soon after they were passed. This was the first instance of a sessional publication. The same course was observed in the reigns of Henry VII. and Henry VIII. From that time the statutes appear to have been regularly printed and published at the end of each session. At the time of the publication of the Statutes of the Realm, no complete collection had ever been printed containing all the matters which at different and by different editors had been published as statutes. The Statutes of the Realm contain all instruments which were included in the collections of statutes printed previous to the edition of Hawkins (1735), they having been for a long series of years accepted as statutes in courts of law. There are also inserted all matters of a public nature purporting to be statutes, although not previously printed in any general collection of statutes. The distinction between public acts and private acts is for the first time specifically stated on the inrollment in chancery in the 31st. year of Henry VIII. Private acts after that date are only noticed by the insertion of their title. The printed translation of the statutes previous to Henry VII. is taken from Cay's edition, 1751, supplemented by other authorities. A series of the Charters of the Liberties of England, from the reign of Henry I. (1101) to the reign of Edward I. (1301), is prefixed to the collection of statutes. The text of the revised edition of the statutes is based on the edition of the Statutes of Realm. The Interpretation Act, 1889, s.35, provides that in reference to Acts of Parliament in accordance with that section, such reference, in the case of statutes not included in any revised edition, printed by authority, and passed before the reign of George I., is to be read as referring to the edition prepared under the direction of the Record Commission.

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        Curiosités de la littérature

      J. Chaumerot 1810 - - J. Chaumerot, Paris 1810, 13,5x22cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie sur la cinquième édition anglaise. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage recouvert de papier à la cuve, dos lisse passé orné de doubles filets dorés en tête et en pied, pièces de titre et de tomaison de basane noisette, deux coins inférieurs émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Une très pâle mouillure en pied des deux dernières pages du second volume, sinon agréable état intérieur quasi exempt de rousseurs. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Anatole Cerfbeer qui offrit cet exemplaire à un membre sa famille portant le nom de Lévistahl, et dont l'ex-libris sur une garde du premier volume reste lisible. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations on the Hydrargyria or that Vesicular Disease arising from the Exhibition of Mercury

      London -Whittingham and Rowland 1810 - A scarce medical text, exploring hydrargyria, and observing its effects. Featuring several illustrated plates in colour. Mercury poisoning, hydrargyria or mercurialism, is a disease caused by exposure to mercury or its compounds. Symptoms typically include sensory impairment (vision, hearing, speech), disturbed sensation and a lack of coordination. The type and degree of symptoms exhibited depend upon the individual toxin, the dose, and the method and duration of exposure. In a Birmingham Medical Institute binding. Condition: Rebound in a cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, smart, with very light bumping. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean with the very occasional spot, and some instances of offsetting. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The odes of Pindar, in celebration of victors in the Olympic, Pythian, Nemean, and Isthmian games, translated from the Greek

      London: William Miller 4to (25.8 cm, 10.2"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), liv, [2], 496 pp.; 1 map.. 1810 First edition: Pindar's famous tributes to the classical Panhellenic festivals, of which at the time of this work's appearance "not one fourth . . . have ever appeared in English" (according to the title-page). The Rev. Francis Lee, chaplain in ordinary to the Prince of Wales, here takes on the avowedly challenging task of rendering the entire body of the victory odes into English; his efforts are accompanied by West's dissertation on the history and nature of the Olympic Games, first published in 1749, and West's previous translations of some of the odes. The volume opens with an engraving of a classical bust of the poet, and is additionally illustrated with a plan of Olympia in Elis, both from drawings by Lee himself. Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Edward Everett, renowned American statesman and orator, Governor of Massachusetts (1836–39), President of Harvard University (1846–49), and Secretary of State under Millard Fillmore. Mid-20th-century half brown morocco and light green cloth, spine with gilt-stamped title, compartments with gilt-stamped floral and foliate decorations; spine gently sunned, extremities slightly rubbed. Top edge gilt. Front pastedown with bookplate as above, front free endpaper with inked inscription of Douglas F. Bauer, dated 1970. Front hinge (inside) unobtrusively reinforced with long-fiber tissue. Text with scattered light foxing, frontispiece and map affected more heavily; a few other spots only. => Handsome and interesting.

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        A New Family Herbal or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts - Thomas Bewick Engravings

      London: Richard Phillips, 1810. First edition. Leather_bound. Very Good +. Thornton, Robert John; Thomas Bewick, engraver. A New Family Herbal or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1810. Half-leather, 15 by 23.2 cm, xvi 901 pp. plus three pages of ads. Rebound with hand-marbled paper over calf spine and corners with leather spine label ("A New Family Herbal ?" Bewick") and gilt spine titles and decorations. Lacks original endpapers, but otherwise complete with half-title, title, etc. Each entry includes an illustration "drawn from nature, by Henderson, and engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick." Binding is fine. Light foxing throughout the textblock with a few light dampstains here and there. Thumb-sized chip missing from the bottom, gutter-edge of the title page. With a content table of common names, this herbal relates the description, history and medical virtues of over two hundred species. Descriptions of some plants, for instance the Common Cinquefoil (which is a weak astringent) are only a page in length including the engraved illustration, while other plants are covered in much more detail ?" the White Poppy stretches to twenty-six pages; "The action of opium on the living system has been the subject of the keenest controversy..." A stunning volume of practical information illustrated by the master of wood engraving and author of A History of British Birds.

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        Histoire De La République Romaine Depuis Sa Fondation Jusqu'au Règne D'Auguste : En 181 Gravures En Tailledouce / D'Après Les Dessins De S. D. Mirys

      Paris, J. H. Stone [Etc. ], 1810. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 10 pp. Front. , 180 pl. 31 x 24 cm. Plates with engraved letterpress. Subject: Rome (Italy) . Contemporary aniline calf over matching buckram boards, very good. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and the title blocked direct in gilt. Minor generalized wear to the panel edges. Remains an uncommonly good example; scans on request.

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        Schlierbach

      . Das Stift Schlierbach im Cremsthale. Altkolorierte Umrißradierung v. Ziegler nach Runk aus "Vues de differens Bourgs Villages et Villes de Autriche" Wien, um 1810, 26,5 x 40,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 578 / 41.- Mit deutsch - französischer Bildunterschrift.

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        Traunfall

      . Der wilde Fall des Traunflusses. Altkolorierte Umrißradierung v. Ziegler n. Runk aus "Vues de differens Bourgs Villages et Villes de Autriche" Wien um 1810, 27 x 40,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 578 / 47.- Mit deutsch - französischer Bildunterschrift.. Breitrandiges, schönes Ex.

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        Proclama del Excmo. Cabildo al vecindario de Buenos-Ayres en su casa consistorial para la apertura del Congreso general que se hizo el 22 del corriente.

      En la Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, Buenos Aires 1810 - 3 pp. 8vo. Modern quarter maroon calf over marbled boards. Hardback. A call for justice, prudence and respect for the law, with a warning. "No olvideis que teneis casi á la vista un vecino que asecha vuestra libertad, y que no perderá ninguna ocasion en medio del menor desórden. Tened por cierto que no podreis por ahora subsistir sin la union con las provincias interiores del reino, y que vuestras deliberaciones serán frustradas, si no nacen de la ley, ó del consentimiento general de todos aquellos pueblos. Así, pues, meditad bien sobre vuestra situacion actual, no sea que el remedio para precaver los males que temeis, acelere vuestra destruccion." Medina dates the item as 28 de mayo de 1810 according to a handwritten note on the copy at the BN Chile. Scarce. OCLC shows only two copies: JCB and Berkeley. One at BN Chile. Furlong III: 1952. Zinny: Bibliografía histórica p.39: No. 5. Medina: Vireinato Río de la Plata 774. Fors: Imprenta de los Niños p. 36. A very good copy, boards rubbed, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, leaves mounted to stubs, a few small worm holes, mostly marginal, affecting only one letter of text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Erde und ihre Bewohner nach den neuesten Entdeckungen. Ein Lesebuch für Geographie, Völkerkunde, Produktenlehre und den Handel. 5 Bände: Erster Theil - Fünfter Theil. 1810-1814.

      Leipzig., Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngeren., 1810.. X, 358; VI, 296; VIII, 327; X, 334; XIV, 268 Seiten. Erster Theil: Guinea / Zweiter Theil: Westindien / Dritter Theil: Die westliche arctische Welt Vierter Theil: Die unter Canada gelegenen Theile von Nord-Amerika / Fünfter Theil: Florida und Mexiko. Alle Bände mit einem Titelkupfer und bis auf Band 5 mit einer gefalteten Karte (Band 5 erschien ohne Karte), zahlreichen Tabellen im Text und einer gefalteten Tabelle. OKarton, Die Einbandecken altersüblich leicht bestoßen. Der Bezug aus marmoriertem Buntpapier z.T. altersüblich berieben. Keine Einträge oder Unterstreichungen. Ganz vereinzelt und nur minimal stockfleckig. Kein Lagerungsgeruch. Keine Eselsohren. Die Bindung tadellos. Mit allen Karten und der Falttabelle, alle sehr gut erhalten, ohne Einriß und ohne Knickspuren. Gute bis sehr gute, saubere und frische Exemplare, Sammelzustand. ERSTAUSGABE..

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        Tours in Wales / by Thomas Pennant, Esq. With notes.Pennant, Thomas 1726-1798 - Complete in 3 volumes

      London : Printed for Wilkie and Robinson; J. Nunn; White and Cochrane; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; Cadell and Davies; J. Harding; J. Richardson; J. Booth; J. Mawman; and J. Johnson and Co., 1810, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a red Morocco gilt-blocked label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 3 v. plates : ills, port ; 22cm. Notes; With a frontispiece portrait of Thomas Pennant in vol. 1 and many views of antiquities and scenery in Wales. Earlier editions appeared under the title: A tour in Wales. Edited by David Pennant. Index in vol. 3. Subjects; Tours. Wales. Descriptions. Wales ? Description and travel. Wales, North - Description and travel. Wales - Antiquities -Description and travel - History -Early works to 1800. Other names; Pennant, David b. 1763. Related item; Referenced by: Reference: Libri Walliae 3934-36. Genre; Illustrated Travel Literature - 19th century.

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        Dresden. - Brühlsche Terrasse & Augustusbrücke. - Wizani. - "Dresden gegen Mitternacht".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Umrissradierung, alt koloriert, um 1810. Von Johann Friedrich Wizani. 37,1 x 53,5 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 44,0 x 59,0 cm (Blatt). In der Platte rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert: "gest. v. F. Wizani". Darunter betitelt. Verlagsadresse: Kunstverlag Louis von Kleist in Dresden. Wasserzeichen: "J WHATMAN". - Blatt mit zwei kleineren, fachkundig restaurierten Einrissen im rechten Rand. Schmaler Rand um den Tuschrahmen. Insgesamt guter Zustand mit wohlerhaltenem Kolorit. Johann Friedrich Wizani (1770 Dresden - 1838 Dresden). Deutscher Landschaftsmaler, Zeichner und Stecher. Ab 1787 Studium an der Dresdner Akademie bei Adrian Zingg, in den 1790er Jahren bei Johann Philipp Veith. Ab 1792 zeichnete, radierte und aquarellierte er vorwiegend sächsische Gegenden und verdiente sich seinen Lebensunterhalt mit Miniaturgemälde. Eine Malertätigkeit an der Meißner Porzellanmanufaktur musste er wegen einer Augenerkrankungen aufgeben, die ihn zeitlebens beeinträchtigte. Ab 1820 entstanden großformatige Umrissradierungen mit Panoramen v.a. der Gegend um Dresden, aber auch anderer Orte..

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        A New Family Herbal or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts - Thomas Bewick Engravings

      London: Richard Phillips, 1810. First edition. Leather_bound. Very Good +. Thornton, Robert John; Thomas Bewick, engraver. A New Family Herbal or Popular Account of the Natures and Properties of the Various Plants used in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1810. Half-leather, 15 by 23.2 cm, xvi 901 pp. plus three pages of ads. Rebound with hand-marbled paper over calf spine and corners with leather spine label ("A New Family Herbal – Bewick") and gilt spine titles and decorations. Lacks original endpapers, but otherwise complete with half-title, title, etc. Each entry includes an illustration "drawn from nature, by Henderson, and engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick." Binding is fine. Light foxing throughout the textblock with a few light dampstains here and there. Thumb-sized chip missing from the bottom, gutter-edge of the title page. With a content table of common names, this herbal relates the description, history and medical virtues of over two hundred species. Descriptions of some plants, for instance the Common Cinquefoil (which is a weak astringent) are only a page in length including the engraved illustration, while other plants are covered in much more detail – the White Poppy stretches to twenty-six pages; "The action of opium on the living system has been the subject of the keenest controversy…" A stunning volume of practical information illustrated by the master of wood engraving and author of A History of British Birds.

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        Tunbridge Wells and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated by a Series of Etchings and Historuical Descriptions

      William Miller and Edmund Lloyd, London 1810 - 183pp. 43 engraved plates and vignettes. Includes a list of subscribers. Book-plate of John Frere, and a contemporary title label. Language: eng VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Some age toning and occasional offsetting. Final two leaves have minor loss at lower edge at gutter with no impact on text. Book-plates on paste down Modern half leather marbled board cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rebus-Spiel

      (Vienna, c. 1810). Single folio sheet, on which is printed twenty rebus cards, to be cut out. Each card has a very fine hand-colored stipple engraving. A few examples are: a man bowing before a statue of Cupid, a sunset, three children sledding, and Napoleon sitting on an upper-case ?"B.?" The sheet measures about 9 1/2 by 15 inches, and each card 2 by 2 3/4 inches. Extremely fine.

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        PIANTA DELLA CITTA’ DI MILANO Pubblicata dall’Amministrazione Municipale il 2 Gennaio 1814.

      Grandiosa carta di cm. 135,4 x 119, composta da 4 fogli uniti ed arrotolati, inc. in rame e colorata a mano. Il titolo è stampato in alto a destra e lungo i margini figurano più elenchi: 1) Elenco delle contrade e dei numeri civici comprese nelle medesime - 2) Luoghi pubblici compresi i Ministeri, le Direzioni Generali, i principali Dicasteri e gli Uffici Governativi - 3) Elevazione e depressione di diversi luoghi della città. La pianta è uguale a quella redatta nel 1810 dagli Astronomi di Brera; le differenze consistono nel fatto che molte vie e piazze cambiarono nome col ritorno degli austriaci a Milano. Bellissimo esemplare.

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        Bildergeographie. Eine Darstellung aller Länder und Völker. Zweiter Band Afrika. Mit 20 Kupfern und einer Karte.,

      Leipzig, Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngeren, 1810 - VIII, 332 S. [1nn S.Anweisungen an den Buchbinder] mit 19 von 20 Kupfern (12 koloriert) und einer ausfaltbaren Karte. Sehr schöner und üppig bebilderten Band aus der gesuchten Serie. Insgesamt wohlerhalten, jedoch ein Kupfer fehlend und ein weiteres Kupfer angerändert und leicht eingerissen, die Karte etwas verfaltet und an der Rändern etwas unfrisch. Selten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 750 8° Halblederband der Zeit mit zwei farbigen Titel-Rückenschildern

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        LONDON AND MIDDLESEX; OR, AN HISTORICAL, COMMERCIAL, & DESCRIPTIVE SURVEY OF THE METROPOLIS OF GREAT-BRITAIN Including sketches of its environs, and a topographical account of the most remarkable places in the above County.

      London, Hood, Longman, Crosby and Co., 1810-1815. In-8 p. (mm. 210x125), 4 voll. in 5 tomi, bella legat. in p. pelle screziata verde coeva (piccoli spacchi o lievi abras. alle cerniere), cornici a secco e oro ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con ricchiss. decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, dentelle dorata ai risg., tagli dorati, pp. (2),680; V,803; (2),756; VII,752; VIII,758,(60). I volumi sono molto ben illustrati da 145 (su 147) pregevoli tavv. di vedute e monumenti, inc. in rame, f.t. I 5 tomi su "London and Middlesex", che fanno parte di un'opera più vasta dal titolo "The Beauties of England and Wales", sono cosi' suddivisi: primi 2 voll. di Brayley; terzo vol., in 2 parti, del Rev. Joseph Nightingale e quarto vol. di Norris Brewer. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Graesse,I,317: "Ouvrage magnifique" - Brunet,I,724. Qualche uniforme arross. più o meno lieve, altrim. esempl. ben conservato, con ex libris nobiliare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Carte D'ABYSSINIE endes Contrées Adjacentes Dressée Partie d'áprès des Observations faites sur les Lieux. Par L'Auteur Partie d'áprès des informations prises dans le Pays en 1809 et 1810. Carte D'Abyssinie and the Adjacent Coast

      1809-1810. - Copper engraving. Later colour. Size: 72.5 x 56 cm. (28½ x 22 inches) Good condition, slightly soiled in folder size A large and detailed map of the coast of Abyssinia: Egypt, Ethiopia, Somalia and The Red Sea.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Precis de la Geographie Universelle ou Description de toutes les parties du Monde, sur un plan nouveau, d'apres les Grandes Divisions Naturelles du Globe

      Francois Buisson, Paris 1810/1812. Erstausgabe 1ere Edition Hartkarton/ Halbleder Gut. Noch Titel:" Precedee de l'Histoire de la Geographie chez les Peuples anciens et modernes, et d'une Theorie generale de la Geographie Mathematique, Physique et Politique, Et accompagnee de Cartes, de Tableaux analytiques, symboliques et elementaires, et d'une Table alphabetique des noms des Lieux. / Par M. Malte-Brun. / Collection de Cartes Geographiques. Dirigees par M. Malte-Brun, dressees par MM. Lapie et Poirson, et gravees par MM. Tardieu aine, Chamouin et Tardieux cadet, Paris 1810" . DAZU: "ATLAS SUPPLEMENTAIRE DU PRECIS DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE DE M.MALTE-BRUN dresse conformement au texte de cet ouvrage et sous les yeux de l'auteur par M.Lapie, capitaine ngenieur geographe, atlas forme de 51 cartes, Paris 1812".Text Französisch.KOMPLETT, KOLLATIONIERT. Originaler Hartkarton-Einband , goldgeprägter Leder-Rücken mit montiertem Titelschildchen, solide und gut erhalten trotz Abriebspuren. Adel-Exlibris auf innerem Buchdeckel. Erster Teil: PRECIS DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE: Inhaltsverzeichnis und 24 mehrfarbige gestochene Karten stockfleckenfrei und sauber AUSSER Karten 19 bis 24 mit mittigen Fleck, der über 5 Blätter durchgeschlagen hat. +++Zweiter Teil: ATLAS SUPPLEMENTAIRE DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE: Inhaltsverzeichnis und 51 mehrfarbige gestochene Karten stockfleckenfrei und sauber .Ein seltener Atlas, historisch und geographisch, insgesamt gut erhalten.+++Conrad Malte-Brun, eigentlich Malthe Conrad Bruun (geb.1775 in Thisted auf Jütland, gest. 1826 in Paris) dänisch-französischer Geograph+++ Le "PRECIS DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE" accompagne de l'" ATLAS SUPPLEMENTAIRE DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE" en 1ere edition, en tout 75 cartes gravees, polychromes. Les 5 dernieres cartes du "PRECIS DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE" sont affligees d'une tache (de cire?) qui s'accroie sur les 3 derniere cartes. Toutes les cartes de l'" ATLAS SUPPLEMENTAIRE DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE" sont impeccables.+++ L'oeuvre majeure de Malte-Brun fut le celebre Precis de geographie universelle ou Description de toutes les parties du monde publie a partir de 1810, premiere GU francaise."27 Cm x 37 Cm, 1,8 kg

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        New South Wales. View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove No.1 and View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove No.2

      London: John Booth, 1810. Pair of aquatints in the original bird's eye maple frame. 340 x 980 mm. View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove , two of John Eyre's superb views of Sydney Harbour.David Dickenson Mann was transported to Australia in 1799 for forgery, he was pardoned by 1802 and he stayed in Australia, on the fringes of government service until 1809 when he returned to England on the same ship as Colonel Johnston. In fact, David Dickenson Mann was one of the men who gave evidence at the famous court martial of 1811 of George Johnston.Mann took back to England four oil paintings by John Eyre which formed a panorama of the fledgling settlement. Mann exhibited these paintings in London in 1810, and organised xxx Clark to publish four aquatints based on them. This panorama of Sydney has the distinction of being the first to be shown in London, and the first to be published and Mann dedicated it to Admiral John Hunter.The convict artist John Eyre had arrived in New South Wales in 1801 and the first of his drawings which can be dated was done in 1804, soon after he received his conditional pardon. His best known work is this panorama; his Sydney is a neat and orderly town where the Aborigine roams with dignity. The focus is very much on the harbour, unsurprisingly as the maritime activity there was the dominating element in Sydney at the time. The four prints are View of Sydney from the East Side of the Cove numbers 1 and 2 and View of Sydney from the West Side of the Cove numbers 1 and 2.The two views offered here are the original uncoloured issue of 1810-1811 joined together as intended and in a very early nineteenth century frame.

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