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        FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MERCANTILE ADVERTISER, THURSDAY DEC. 6, 1810. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE...THE EMBARRASSMENTS WHICH HAVE PREVAILED IN OUR FOREIGN RELATIONS...[caption title and lines of text]

      [New York]. 1810.. Broadside, 16 1/2 x 8 inches. Printed in three columns. Contemporary manuscript docketing on verso. Remnants of wax seal in upper margin. Early horizontal folds. Light bleed-through of ink and soiling on verso to recto. Small hole near title, with no loss to text. Overall very good. Matted. Broadside printing of James Madison's 1810 State of the Union address, with substantial discussion of the reopening of American commerce to France and Great Britain and the subsequent diplomatic strains with both of those nations. Madison also addresses issues relating to problems with the Spanish in West Florida, peace with the Barbary States, Indian relations, military fortification, and Americans engaging in illegal slave trafficking, and he proposes the establishment of a national university and a new national military academy. Preceding the text of the address is printed a note from the MERCANTILE ADVERTISER's enervated Washington correspondent: "I write in great haste - The Express has just arrived, with the message delivered this morning at 12 o'clock. I am sorry, extremely sorry to say, one express on this route was left by this one considerably hurt in a fall from his horse, and one horse has been killed through excessive fatigue & the horrid roads." Unrecorded, with no separate copies of this extra located on OCLC. Very rare.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Uitgegeven door de Maatschappij tot nut van 't algemeen.

      - Leyden, Deventer en Groningen, bij D. du Mortier en Zoon, a.o. 1810. [Oranda Bunten kohen sekuron. Edo, Kaei 1 (1848). 8vo (260 x 180mm). 49 leaves, with woodcut frontispiece of a Dutch school, showing children and the master with a whip. Additional Japanese and Dutch title at the beginning and at the end. Original paper wrappers, with printed label in Japanese on frontcover, bound in the Japanese manner. Text entirely executed in woodcut, printed on Japanese rice paper. Included is a letter of the librarian of the 'Ministerie van Kolonien', saying that the book had been part of their library but was sold in 1895 to the The Hague firm Nijhoff. The text of the Dutch edition was first written out by hand and than engraved in relief. The present work is the rare first edition of the first syntax of the Dutch language printed in Japan. Mitsukuri Genpo was one of the well known Dutch scholars, rangakusha, who introduced through Dutch studies Western learning to Japan.Provenance: Small circular library stamp 'Ministerie van Kolonien'.Kerlen p. 523. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Självporträtt i blå barett.

      - J. G. Sandberg hörde till den konstnärsgeneration som framträdde på 1810- talet, efter de s.k. järnåren i svenskt kulturliv, Gustav IV Adolfs av sträng censur präglade regeringstid. Sandberg kom att bli sin generations mest framstående och anlitade porträttmålare och har givit oss klassiska bilder av en mängd framstående svenskar från 1800-talets första hälft. Hans oeuvre rymmer över 200 porträtt, däribland av Karl XIV Johan och Oskar I, konstnärskollegerna Fahlcrantz, Lauréus, Fogelberg och Byström, författarna Atterbom, Tegnér, Geijer, Franzén, Wallin och Bremer, tonsättarna Crusell och Haeffner, samt av många andra personligheter från vetenskapens, politikens och scenens värld, däribland Berzelius och Jenny Lind.Gustaf Fredrikson var en av Nordens främsta skådespelare under senare delen av 1800-talet. Han var också en framstående konstsamlare och ägde betydande konstverk av såväl utländska som svenska konstnärer. Många av verken hade tidigare tillhört Carl Johan Fahlcrantz, Fredrikson skriver själv att »det mesta av [konstsamlingen] har jag ärft af en tant, som var gift med den berömde konstnären C. J. Fahlcrantz. En och annan duk har jag köpt själf för att komplettera samlingen» (1). I sitt testamente tog Fredrikson initiativet till en stiftelse med namnet Höstsol, ett ålderdomshem för pensionerade skådespelare. Olja på duk. Signerad »JGS» (inristat i den våta färgen). »Själfporträtt af Professor Sandberg» skrivet a tergo. 28 × 24 cm. Förgylld rikt dekorerad originalram med oktagonal infattning. Proveniens: Troligen gåva av konstnären till vännen och akademikamraten Carl Johan Fahlcrantz (1774-1846). Senare genom arv till skådespelaren och teaterdirektören Gustaf Fredrikson (1832-1921), och enligt dennes testamente till stiftelsen Höstsol 1921. Såld genom lotteri på Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Gustaf Fredriksons tavelsamling, januari 1926 (Stockholm 1926), kat. nr 87. Senare hos Sonja Hylén (1914-2008).Utställd: Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Gustaf Fredriksons tavelsamling, januari 1926, kat. nr 87.Litteratur: Mauritz Beijerstein, Johan Gustaf Sandberg 1782-1854 (1928), kat. nr 118 (s. 192). En variant av porträttet i tempera på sten finns i Nationalmuseum (Beijerstein (1928), kat. nr 117). Porträttet hör till de målningar som uppräknas av August Hahr i »Gustaf Fredrikssons [sic] tavelsamling på Höstsol», Konsthistoriska strövtåg (1928), s. 147, »ett förträffligt självporträtt». Det omnämns även i förordet till försäljningskatalogen 1926: »Slutligen är Johan Gustaf Sandbergs självporträtt att beakta. Nationalmuseum äger detsamma i freskoteknik» (s. 4). (1) Gustaf Uddgren, Gustaf Fredrikson. En konstnärsmonografi (1912), s. 134.

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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

      E. & E. Hosford, Albany 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grammaire Arabe a l'usage des eleves de l'ecole speciale des langues orientales vivantes. Premiere et seconde partie. 2 tome. [At- Tufa as-sanja f ilm al-arabja].

      Paris : Imprimerie Imperiale, 1810.. xxvi, 434; x, 473 p., with 10 folding tables, and 8 folding plates. Half leather.. Good. Worn covers. Spine of vol. 2 with 1cm tear at upper edge. Bumped corners. Slightly foxed paper. Ca. 5 pages dog eared. Plates and tables complete and in good condition.

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        The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper; including the series edited, with prefaces, biographical and critical, by Dr. Samuel Johnson: and the most approved translations. The additional lives by Alexander Chalmers. 21 Bände.

      London J Johnson J Nichols etc 1810 - Ca. 520 bis 800 Seiten je Band. Gr.-8° (23,7 x 15,6 cm). Wenig späteres braunes Kalbleder mit Rücken- und Kantenvergoldung sowie blind- und goldgeprägten floralen Deckelbordüren. Erste Ausgabe, komplett in 21 Bänden. - Einflußreiche Anthologie englischer Literatur unter Einschluß von Johnson's "Lives of the Most Eminent Poets". - Mit schönen Marmorpapiervorsätzen. Innen gering gebräunt und nur vereinzelt etwas fleckig oder angestaubt. Die guten Einbände wenig berieben und bestoßen, aber angestaubt, die Rücken teils etwas fleckig, einige Kapitale lädiert, Bände VI, VIII und IX am oberen Kapital beschädigt, Gelenke der Bände I und V rissig, aber stabil. Insgesamt durchaus attraktive Reihe. - Innendeckel von Band I mit montiertem Geschenkvermerk von Alfred Henry Pechell für Maria Wood-Port, datiert "Xmas 1876". - Bindings with traces of use and some defects, but still a good set. - Heavy set, additional shipping costs might be necessary. *Courtney/Smith, Johnson, 147. 24000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        [Twelve Plays from The Mirror of Taste and Dramatic Censor]: 1. The Foundling of the Forest; 2. Man and Wife; or, More Secrets Than One; 3. Venoni, or the Novice of St. Mark's; 4. A New Way To Pay Old Debts; 5. Alfonso, King of Castile; 6. The Free Knights, or, The Edict of Charlemagne; 7. Riches; or, The Wife and Brother; 8. The Exile; 9. Emilia Galotti; 10. The Bondman; 11. The Maid of Honour; 12. The Fatal Dowry

      Philadelphia: Published by Bradford and Inskeep [et al.]. 1810. First. Magazine supplements. 12 plays (each issued with a separate title page and pagination) bound together in one volume. Octavo. Contemporary half calf and marbled paper boards. Early owner's signature: "Evan Thomas" on the title page of the first play. Ex-library copy with bookplate. Both boards are detached, the spine back is degraded, else a good sound copy. A very scarce bound volume of the first twelve plays originally issued as monthly supplements in the magazine: The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, edited by Stephen Cullen Carpenter. Carpenter's monthly theatrical review was the most important magazine of its time devoted to the American theatre (and the only one which outlasted a single theatrical season). The twelve plays are bound in consecutive order as issued in each monthly number. A detailed list is available on request. .

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        Printed accounting of expenses and income for Boston during 1810-1811, including rent from Faneuil Hall ~ with an early docket connecting the piece to John Hancock

      Printed document: General View of the Current Expenses of the Town of Boston, from May 1810 to May 1811, one page, 7" x 11", May 22, 1811, signed in type by the Town Clerk, Thomas Clark, with income for the town of Boston (exclusive of taxes) for the same period, as well as income from Faneuil Hall. Expenses total $101,278 which include schools; lamps, oil and lighting; town watch; work on mall and common; bells and clocks; improvements of widening streets; overseers of the poor etc. The income which totals $12,423 includes rent of Old State House; Cellars under Faneuil Hall; licenses to Hackney Carriages; Rent of Stalls in front of Market House etc. An early docket on the verso states "John Hancock's old papers" although the patriot and Declaration Signer died in 1793. Overall age toning, center horizontal fold. Fine.

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        THE WORKS. With an essay on his life and genius,by Arthur Murphy.

      J.Nichols & Son;F & C.Rivington.London.,1810 - TWELVE VOLUMES.New edition.Portrait frontis.Contemporary full tree calf,spines with black and green labels and gilt decoration.Tops and bottoms af some spines and hinges have been professionally repaired.Some minor chipping to a few labels but overall a very good attractive set.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        MAUER bei Wien - [Konvolut von 123 handschr. Urkunden der Gemeinde Mauer bei Wien].

      1810 - 1904.. 4°. ,. Umfangreiche Sammlung von Handschriften betr. die Gemeinde Mauer, einem alten Weinbauer- und Villenvorort von Wien am Rande des südlichen Wienerwalds.: u.a. Heiratsbewilligungen, Messestiftungen, Rechnung für ein Glockenseil von 1813, Glaserrechnungen, Totenscheine, u.a. aus den Jahren 1810-1904 (dabei auch Kopie einer Schrift von 1793). - Die meisten Bll. gefaltet, mit Gebrauchsspuren, zahlreiche Exemplare mit den originalen Siegeln. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        Plan of the Storming of Bergisel by the Royal Bavarian 2nd Army Division under the command of His Excellency Lieutenant General Count von Wrede on the 1st November 1809.

      Innsbruck?, 1809/1810. - Watercolour and ink drawing. 563 x 494 mm. Signed at lower right "drawn by B. Horn Capt. of the Gnrl. Staff" The original military fieldmap of the fourth Battle of Bergisel near Innsbruck, the outcome of which marked the final defeat of the Austrian forces of Andreas Hofer. "After scarcely two hours of fighting, the final Battle of Bergisel was lost for the Tirolers. Scattered successes in mid-November [.] could not hinder the downfall, and Andreas Hofer was taken prisoner on the 28th of January 1810 and shot in Mantua, Italy, on the 20th of February" (Wikipedia). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        OEUVRES DE FLORIAN [24 VOLS IN 12 CT]

      Briand, 1810- 1816, Paris - French Language; FINE Binding; 18mo; pages; Full tree calf leather, spines decorated in gilt with Gallic cross motif, red and black leather spine labels. Few vols with light staining to covers, minor edgewear, minor loss to crown of 2 vols, bdgs and contents very good. Includes Galathée pastorale imitée de Cervantes, Nouvelles I-II, Numa Pompilius I-II, Théâtre I-III, Mélanges de poésie, Estelle, Gonzalve de Cordoue I-III, Fables, Don Quichotte I-VI, Guillaume Tell, Eliezer et Nephtaly, Nouveaux mélanges de poésie, La jeunesse de Florian. Severable adhesion between subsequent leaves in Vol 3-4. Vol 24, pp19-24 slightly loose. VG+. Illustrated with 24 engraved frontispieces. ; 22 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A System of Modern Geography, 2 Bde., 1810/11 1.Aufl, 2 Bde.

      - London, Gillet and Son, 1810/11., 914+1046 S Oldr. Smith, John, LL.D., A System of Modern Geography, or the natural and political history of the present state of the world, with numerous engravings, in two volumes, iss. London, printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-row, by Gillet and Son, 1810/11; 28 x 22 cm, OLeder mit Goldprägung, durchgehend illustriert m. Stichen (davon 2 farbig) mit Landschaften u. Landkarten, 914+1046 S, tlw. leicht fleckig, sonst altersgem. sehr guter Zustand! - Ein sehr rares Werk, welches die Welt kurz nach d. ersten großen Entdeckungsreisen v. Cook darstellt. Ausgezeichnete Stiche, komplett. Für weitere Infos können Fotos übersandt werden. Geographie, Entdeckungsreisen

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        Hafod House

      Published by White and Co, London 1810 - A picturesque view of Hafod House from "Tour to Hafod", a fine collection of plates depicting the mansion and its surrounding landscape engraved by Stadler after drawings by Smith. Comprised of 15 views, Tour to Hafod also included comprehensive descriptive text by the scientist and collector James Edward Smith. The work was most likely intended as a tribute to the social benefactor and literary man Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), who devoted much of his life to his home region of Cardiganshire, where he served as a lord-lieutenant, a colonel in the militia, and an MP for the borough of Cardigan. Located in Cardiganshire, Western Wales, Hafodychtryd or Hafod for short, was Johnes's country estate. Hafod House, his principal residence, was erected in 1785 in the "gothic" style of Thomas Baldwin of Bath. Smith describes it as being "situated on a rising ground, in a rich and beautiful valley, watered by the river Ystwith, and encompassed with bold hills, richly wooded, or a great variety of forms. These woods abound with magnificent water-falls, formed chiefly by three mountain streams that empty themselves into the Ystwith in different parts of the valley, and are never dry." Upon settling there, Johnes set about ameliorating the conditions of the local poor by providing them with comfortable housing and employing them in a planting project that would beautify the neighboring areas. In addition to his concern for social welfare, he was extremely interested in improving parts of Cardiganshire and actively involved himself in the building of roads and bridges. Born in Irthington in 1749, John "Warwick" Smith was an accomplished topographical draughtsman and watercolourist, who enjoyed the generous patronage of the Earl of Warwick. In addition to his fine engravings of Italy, he contributed numerous illustrations to topographical publications such as Select Views in Great Britain (1812), Views of the Lakes of Cumberland (1791-5), Tour through Wales (1794), and A Tour to Hafod (1810). In 1805, Smith became a member of the Watercolour Society, where he frequently exhibited his works. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland 533; cf. Dictionary of National Biography. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, a few mild surface abrasions in the margins, and several small tears and minor losses at the edges of the sheet. Light water stain in the lower left corner.

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        Upper part of the Pyran Cascade

      Published by White and Co, London 1810 - A picturesque view of the Pyran falls near Hafod House from "Tour to Hafod," a fine collection of plates depicting the mansion and its surrounding landscape engraved by Stadler after drawings by Smith. In his text, J. E. Smith describes Pyran as "one of the most favourite water-falls" and explains how it "terminates an umbrageous glen in the most advantageous manner, opening upon the spectator by degrees, till the whole is seen in perfection" (p. 13). Comprised of 15 views, Tour to Hafod also included comprehensive descriptive text by the scientist and collector James Edward Smith. The work was most likely intended as a tribute to the social benefactor and literary man Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), who devoted much of his life to his home region of Cardiganshire, where he served as a lord-lieutenant, a colonel in the militia, and an MP for the borough of Cardigan. Located in Cardiganshire, Western Wales, Hafodychtryd or Hafod for short, was Johnes's country estate. Hafod House, his principal residence, was erected in 1785 in the "gothic" style of Thomas Baldwin of Bath. Upon settling there, Johnes set about ameliorating the conditions of the local poor by providing them with comfortable housing and employing them in a planting project that would beautify the neighboring areas. In addition to his concern for social welfare, he was extremely interested in improving parts of Cardiganshire and actively involved himself in the building of roads and bridges. Born in Irthington in 1749, John "Warwick" Smith was an accomplished topographical draughtsman and watercolourist, who enjoyed the generous patronage of the Earl of Warwick. In addition to his fine engravings of Italy, he contributed numerous illustrations to topographical publications such as Select Views in Great Britain (1812), Views of the Lakes of Cumberland (1791-5), Tour through Wales (1794), and A Tour to Hafod (1810). In 1805, Smith became a member of the Watercolour Society, where he frequently exhibited his works. Cf. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland, 533; cf. Dictionary of National Biography. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and a few minor water stains in the left margin and top right corner of the sheet, the latter of which slightly extends into the top right corner of the image.

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        Traité des Asclépiades, particulièrement de l'Asclépiade de Syrie; précédé de quelques observations sur la culture du coton en France.

      - Paris, F. Buisson, 1810. 8vo (210 x 133mm). pp. (2), 146, with 2 handcoloured folded engraved plates. Recent red half morocco, spine with gilt lettering. Charles Sonnini de Manoncour (1751-1821) was a French naturalist and traveller. He is best known for his publication on Egypt. "In 1777 he joined the African expedition of Baron de Tott, and after remaining for some time in Egypt, travelled in Greece, the Aegean, and Turkey. He returned to France in 1780 and employed himself in the improvement of agriculture, introducing several exotic vegetables into the country "(Howgego p. 976). The present work is Sonnini's only botanical publication.Stafleu & Cowan 12.454. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Miner?s Guide or Complete Miner: Containing the Articles and Customs of the High Peak and Wapentake of Wirksworth, Derbyshire. Selected, arranged and Printed (verbatim), from the works of Hardy and Houghton. To Which Is Added; A New Article and a copy of the Inquisition taken at Ashburn, Derbyshire, in the 16th year of the Reign of King Edward the 1st, as examined with the original in the Bundles of the Exchequer. Also two Engravings, with an illustration on the art of Leveling, for the more effectually bringing up Soughs, Draining Mines &c. With Poem by Edward Manlove, 1653.

      Wirksworth: J. Cotes, 1810. - Scarce. 8vo. pp. 150; 2 illustrations, 10 [Poem by Edward Manlove in 1653]. Very Good, in original boards, paper spine chipped. Scarce. It would appear that not all copies contain the Poem. ?This Poem is printed (verbatim) from an Old Manuscript; by which it appears, that the author, (Edward Manlove Esq) was Steward of the Barmoot Court, for the Lead Mines, within the Wapentake of Wirksworth, prior to the year, 1653.Extracted 14th April, 1746, in the Duchy Office, by T. Gill T. Heron.? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 - 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. Very 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. 3 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Etudes - dessins

      - 2 feuillets, env. 18 x 14 cm. Charmantes esquisses mises au carreau et rehaussées à l?aquarelle, cachet d?atelier. Pierre-Nicolas Brisset (1810-1890), peintre académique qui a contribué à l?ornementation de monuments parisiens, remporta par deux fois le Prix de Rome. Joint : 12 dessins de la même provenance, non signés, pour la plupart d?après des ?uvres plus anciennes. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        SELECT VIEWS OF CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND AND LANCASHIRE

      R Ackermann, London 1810 - First edition, introduction xxxiv, descriptive text 35-46, 48 full page engravings by W.F. Wells, from drawings by the author, some occasional marks, recent green half morocco and marbled boards, R. Ackermann, for the author, London, 1810 Up cott page 130, Abbey - Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland - 188 - A VERY GOOD COPY OF A SCARCE LAKELAND BOOK [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wels

      . Die Stadt Wels von der Traun Seite. Altkolorierte Umrißradierung (v. J. Ziegler n. Runk) aus "Vues de differens Bourgs Villages de Autriche" Wien 1810, 27 x 41,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 578 / 17. - Mit deutsch - französischer Bildunterschrift.- Schöne, seltene Ansicht

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        Ã‰loge Historique de L'imprimerie. Seconde Édtion

      1810. Paris, Porthmann, imprimeur ordre. des A.A.I. et R. Madame, 1810. 2ff, 59pp. A nice uncut copy in orginal grey-blue wrappers. Second edition of this work that was printed for the first time in the same year under the title 'Essai historique sur l'Imprimerie'. The author, Jules Louis Melchior Porthmann was the son of a printer, and was born in Paris in 1790 and died in 1820. He was not even 20 years old when he took over his father's printing house and in the same year published the present work. "The book is eloquently written, in the most eulogistic strain, but does not contain any historical or technical matter. There are however many laudatory references to early Parisian printers." (Bigmore & Wyman about this second edition). The first edition contained 15 pages of notes at the end that have been omitted in the second edition and the title is changed into: 'Eloge Historique sur l'Imprimerie', probably because some of the reviews that were written on publication think more of it as an 'Eloge' as as an 'Essai'. Two of the reviews are reprinted in part in the third (enlarged) edition. The Journal de l'Empire says about this work: "Cette brochure est mal nommé: c'est un discours académique, un éloge, un hymne, un poème, c'est tous ce que l'on voudra; mais n'est point un essai historique. Je n'y trouve point ce calme, sage et grave qui sied à l'histoire et à la dissertation... La lecture de ce petit ouvrage m'a prouvé que l'auteur a de l'esprit, de l'imagination; qu'il a beaucoup de facilité pour écrire; qu'il a lu avec fruit quelques-uns des auteurs qui ont traité de l'imprimerie, Prosper Marchand, entre autres. The Gazette de France is more positive and says: "Cet ouvrage fait infimenement d'honneur à M. Porthmann, son style est pur, rapide, animé, tout plein de cette chaleur que peut seul commmuniquer le génie des beaux-arts... Au reste, la rapidité avec laquelle s'épuisa la première édition de l'Elogue de l'Imprimerie prouve bien plus en son faveur que toutes les critiques..."

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        Less than three weeks before he left for New York City to deliver his pivotal Cooper Union speech, Lincoln writes a check to a local stove dealer

      Partly-printed Document Signed, "A. Lincoln," a check, 7" x 2.25", filled out in his hand to "Elie Kreigh" for $3.70, drawn on the Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance Company. Slit cancellation barely affects "c" in signature, two small punch cancellations, a few minor contemporary ink smudges, extremely light soiling, light vertical crease, else fine condition. Elie Kreigh (1810-1885) was born in Maryland, and in his early years sold hats in Hagerstown, Maryland (Torch-Light, Hagerstown, Maryland, June 6, 1833, p. 4). In 1855, he moved his family to Springfield, where he established himself as a dealer in tin ware and stoves in a store about a block away from the state capitol building, and about five blocks from Lincoln's home (Polk's Springfield Directory, 1857). In June of 1860, the Lincolns purchased a stove from Kreigh, and popular tradition holds that Mary was so enthralled with it that she wanted to bring it to Washington the next year

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        THE YOUNG CARPENTER'S ASSISTANT; OR, A SYSTEM OF ARCHITECTURE, ADAPTED TO THE STYLE OF BUILDING IN THE UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia: Published by Johnson and Warner, 1810.. 61pp. plus forty-four plates (two folding). Quarto. Contemporary calf, rebacked with original gilt spine laid down. Light but persistent dampstain on outer edge. wear. Folding plate repaired at folds, closed tears neatly mended on several plates. Overall good. Second edition, first published in 1805. This is the second book on architecture written and published in the United States, preceded only by Benjamin Asher's COUNTRY BUILDER'S ASSISTANT. A fairly scarce work, with only two copies appearing at auction in the past thirty years; the first edition is almost impossible to find. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 19551. RINK 1773. HITCHCOCK 177.

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        A Treatise on Courts Martial; Also an Essay on Military Punishments and Rewards

      London: J. Cundee, 1810. 8th Edition. hardcover. Fair. Front board is detached and missing. Endpaper is stamped w/ Marine Corps Library stamp. Cardslot on rear pastedown. . Fair. Front board is detached and missing. Endpaper is stamped w/. Marine Corps Library stamp. Cardslot on rear pastedown.. Very small dampstain on lower exterior page edge. Some interior pages are lightly foxed, and page 79 is torn horizontally with both halves still tightly bound. Stitching is straight and sound. Title page is signed by Gen. Persifor Smith and A. H. Obrien. .

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        De Sacra Poesi Hebraeorum. Praelectiones Academicae Oxonii Habitae

      E Typographeo Clarendoniano, Oxford 1810 - This is a remarkable set in that it still has the very attractive original boards, now with mylar jackets to protect them. Volume I: vii, 523 plus errata page. Volume II: Title page plus 253 pages. Text is in English, but there is the occasional Hebrew word or phrase. Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787. Lectures delivered as professor of poetry at Oxford 1741-48. He held that Hebrew is the language spoken in Paradise (DNB) [The title continues:] Subjicitur metricae Harianae brevis confutatio: et oratio Crewiana. Bookplate of Society of S. John the Evangelist on the pastedown of volume 2 and a fragment of the same bookplate in volume 1. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1810 ORIGINAL Maryland Slave Freedom Suit Document HANDWRITTEN (Charles County)

      Maryland: Original, 1810. 1st Edition. Other Other. Good. (Americana) Early Maryland Slave Freedom Suit Document. Measures 13 x 8 inches, with writing on front and back. Some foxing and edge wear, with some small chips and tears. <br><br>Since to many the American Revolution represented an expansion of freedom, the early federal period of the United States saw a rise in freedom suit filings where slaves petitioned for their own freedomâ&#128;&#148;often on the grounds of manumission or because of white or Native American ancestry. <br><br>This fascinating document appears to be a draft for a fair copy describing a court case in Charles County, Maryland from 1809 when Teresa Shorter filed against her owner Timothy Robey for her freedom. Her cases was finally decided in March of 1810 when the court, after hearing the witnesses, declared Teresa Shorter to be free since her mother was a free white woman. Teresa was even authorized to bring claim against her former owner for court costs and expenses. <br><br><br><br> Transcription: <br><br>Be it Remembered that heretofore to wit on the 15 day of Feb, 1809 the high court of appeals for the Western Shore of Mary-land certify to the County Court here a proceeding and record of the Reversal of a case recorded in Charles County Court between Teresa Shorter Roby & Timothy Roby, Def.[defendant] the text whereof is in the words following to wit. (Enter Record) at the third Monday in March being the 20 day of the same month 1809 appears in the County Court heresaid the said Teresa Shorter by her attornies [sic], as also the said Timothy Roby by his attornies; Thereupon further process of and upon the premises aforesaid between the parties aforesaid by order of the Court here is further continued until the third Monday in August next. <br><br>At which said third Monday in August being the day of the same month in the year of our Lord 1809 come again unto the County Court here as well the said Teresa Shorter by her attornies aforesaid and as the said Timothy Robey by his attorney aforesaid and whereupon furth [sic] process of and upon the premises aforesaid between the parties aforesaid by order of the Court here is further continued until the third Monday in March next. <br><br>And now hereat this day to wit the third Monday in March being the 21st day of the same month in the year of our Lord 1810 come again into the County Court here as well the said Teresa Shorter by P.T.B.R.C.S. & C. D. her attornies as the said Timothy Robey by his attorney aforesaid whereupon for trying the issues above joined between the parties aforesaid the sheriff of Charles County is commanded that he cause to come before the court here immediately twelve &C. to recognize &C. because as well &C. which said Shff to wit A. Johnson, Esq. returns to the court here that he has her ready twelve &C. as he the said sheriff was commanded to wit (enter pannel), who being empannelled and sworn to say the truth in the premises upon their oath do say as to the first issue between the parties aforesaid within joined that the said Teresa Shorter is a free person as the she the said Teresa Shorter above by pleading hath alledged; and as to the second issue between the parties aforesaid witness joined the jurors aforesaid on their oath aforesaid further say that the said Teresa Shorter is descended through the female line from a free white woman whose name was Elizabeth Shorter in manner form as she the said Teresa hath above by pleading alledged. Therefore it is considered by the Court here that the said Teresa Shorter the petitioner aforesaid recover her freedom of and against the said Timothy Robey and that she be free and discharged of and from the service of the said Timothy Robey and that she the said Teresa Shorter go thereof freed and discharged without [delay] &C. it is also considered by the Court here that the said Teresa Shorter recâ&#128;&#153;ed against the said Timothy Robey the sum of _____ by the Court here unto the said Teresa Shorter adjudged on her assent for her costs and charges by her about the prosecution of her petition aforesaid laid out and expended and that she have thereof her execution &C.

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        painted statues of the five hundred sets (Collector s Edition)(Chinese Edition) CAI HUI BEN WU BAI FO XIANG JI ( SHOU CANG BAN )

      China Tibetology Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: China Tibetology Publishing House. Jiaqing fifteen years (1810). VII. Nyima. Panchen Khalkha region in France will hold a grand. To commemorate this method will . engraving of the engraving of a deity. painted statues of the five hundred sets that this engraving printed set of the Buddha image which is marked with the Buddhist deity of the painting and Tibetan Mongolian Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Grouppe de Fruits

      chez Le Grand, Paris 1810 - A beautifully rendered still-life composition of a large pear, grapes, and a variety of berries. Pierre François Legrand was a prolific botanical engraver, who executed plates after prominent artists including Cipriani, Le Roy, and Angelica Kauffman. He also contributed numerous images to several notable botanical publications such as Gerard Van Spaëndonck's rare folio Fleurs dessinées d'apres nature. (1800), Antoine Poiteau's Histoire Naturelle Des Orangers (1818-22), and Pierre-Joseph Redouté's Jardin de la Malmaison (1803). cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs , vol. 8, p. 451; Cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol. 21/22, p. 573; Aquatint. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, several skillfully repaired small tears in the left margin, and a few mild surface abrasions in the top and bottom margins. Right and left margins trimmed within platemark, not affecting image.

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        Offerscen.

      [ENGLISH: Original engraving by Louis Masreliez (Paris 1748-Stockholm 1810). Rare. Please enquire for a description in English.] - Ngt dekorerad förgylld ram (Lövhammar). Syrafri passepartout. Etsning på blågrått papper. Med tillägnan etsad i plåten nedanför bilden i konstnärens handstil: "Premier essai dedié a mon cher père". 16,5 × 13 cm. Litteratur: E. & C. Hultmark & C. D. Moselius, Svenska kopparstickare och etsare 1500-1944 (1944), s. 232. "Ett första försök, tillägnat min kära fader." Masreliez lärde sig etsa för Jean Eric Rehn och Per Floding på 1760-talet och dedicerade sina tidigaste blad till anhöriga och familjens vänner. Någon egentlig marknad för svensk originalgrafik hade inte utvecklats ännu; den hade fortfarande en intim karaktär och stannade huvudsakligen inom en liten krets av vänner och samlare. Mycket sällsynt.

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        Broadside advertising Dr. Miller&#39;s santitarium

      1810. <p>Probably Unique Nineteenth-Century American Medical Broadside Advertisement, Illustrated by One of America&#39;s First Lithographers</p><p>Miller. Doctr. Miller has erected a commodious house in Franklin . . . Engraved advertising circular, illustrated with an engraving of Miller&#39;s sanatorium by Thomas Wightman (fl. 1811) after I. R. [i.e., John Ritto] Penniman (1782-1841). N.p., n.d. [before 1884]. 173 x 210 mm. Laminated on paper, some marginal spotting, moderate toning.</p><p>Probably Unique American Medical Broadside advertising Dr. Miller&#39;s sanatorium, located in Franklin, Mass., about 20 miles southwest of Boston. According to the advertisement, Dr. Miller&#39;s establishment treated "persons labouring under the Cancer, Stone in the Bladder, Cataract and other diseases of the Eye, Hydrocele, White Swellings, swelled Legs, Fistula, Polypus, Hare Lips, Wens, Eruptions of the Skin and Ulcerations in general." The advertisement further states that "much pains have been taken to make this a place of resort, where Invalids will receive every attention, which may render their situation comfortable & pleasant. Ladies will find suitable accommodations." </p><p>The illustration of Miller&#39;s sanatorium that heads the circular was drawn by John Ritto Penniman, "described as &#39;perhaps the most skilled, inventive and versatile ornamental artist and draftsman of his time in America&#39; (Antiques magazine, July 1981)". Penniman was also one of American&#39;s first lithographers, credited for making the first drawing on stone ever done in the United States (Zellman, 300 Years of American Art, p. 94). An inscription on the back of the circular, partially obscured by the lamination, is dated Feb. 2, 1884. Benezit for the artists. </p>

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        A Treatise upon the Art of Flying, by Mechanical Means,

      - TRUE FIRST EDITION. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Title continues: "with a Full Explanation of the Natural Principles by which Birds are Enabled to Fly; likewise Instructions and Plans for making a Flying Car with wings, in which a man May Sit, and, by Working a Small Lever, Cause Himself to Ascend and Soar through the Air with the Facility of a Bird," very rare First Edition, x, 6-67pp 8vo, with a large hand coloured folding plate, contemporary half calf, rebacked, plate and final leaf with some professional restoration, inscribed presentation copy from the author, despite restoration a good example of a fascinating book, ONE OF THE RAREST ENGLISH BOOKS ON AVIATION Hull, Simmons for Longman &c., 1810. Maggs, The History of Flight, catalogue 619 for 1936, # 178: 'First edition of one of the rarest English books on Aviation' where it was priced at &#156;25 - perhaps one hundredth of its value today. 'Walker's ideas on the practicability of flight as a means of aerial transportation were based (as stated on the title-page of his treatise) upon 'the natural principles by which birds are enabled to fly.' It is evident the flight of birds was a subject on which for many years he diligently read and observed - in his early life he dissected many birds and 'studied very minutely' the mechanism of their wings, tails and all the parts which they employ in flying. On the evidence of his reading which the author himself states would have enabled him to compile a large volume from all that had been said on the subject throughout the ages he avers 'that no one has ever understood the natural means of flying'' and he dismisses as 'childish whims' all attempts hitherto made with wings, whether of silk, leather, sheet iron, or other rnaterials. Throughout the book he insists on the fact that granted the possession of the 'two greatest requisites ' for flying, viz, 'wings large enough' and 'sufficient power to work them' the weight of a bird - or of a man - is no obstacle to the art of flying. In respect of his own scheme for 'artificial flying' which, conceived on an analogous plan, was designed to overcome the difficulty of the insufficient strength of man's arms, and (as hitherto attempted) the unsupported weight of his body - he claimed, with that complete assurance which is rarely convincing, 'there cannot remain a doubt of success.' Walker admits that 'professional avocations and other circumstances' - which it is safe to assume includes lack of money - prevented him from making any such machine as he described on paper, and indeed the only experiment he himself records was confined to diminutive paper models. It should, however, be added that a contemporary -who as a resident of Barton-on-Humber doubtless wrote with some personal knowledge - stated that Walker made a machine, but 'was unable to raise himself from the platform on which the car was placed.' (See Hodgson's History, pp.351-3). Photograph available on request.

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        A Description of the Collection of Ancient Terracottas in the British Museum; with engravings.

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer.and sold at the British Museum; and by G. and W. Nicol. 1810 - FIRST EDITION. 4to, 345 x 275 mms., a large-paper copy, pp. vii [viii explanation of title-page vignette], 39 [40 blank], 40 full-page engraved (several by George Cooke and James Neagle) plates (two folding) after drawings by William Alexander, very attractively bound in contemporary full straight-grain red morocco, bordered in gilt and blind on covers, gilt spine, all edges gilt. A fine copy with an equally good provenance, with the armorial bookplate of, probably, John Russell, sixth Duke of Bedford (1766 - 1839) on the front paste-down end-paper. A common book, to be sure, but a rather well-bound copy with a good provenance. The numismatist and archaeologist, Taylor Combe (1774 - 1826), worked in the British Museum from 1803 until his death and was responsible for some of the most useful and finely-printed works on his specialist subjects. Lowndes, in A Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature, notes that "Twelve copies [were] printed in folio for presents to Royal Personages only," without making clear the measurements of the so-called folio. This copy is certainly printed in 4s, but it is larger than any copy traced on Copac or WorldCat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Zehn Gebote der Kunst. Zehn Canons.

      Breitkopf & Härtel,, Leipzig, 1810 - Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, o. J. [1810]. Quer-2°. 8 S. + 1 Bll. OBrosch. Plattennr. 1455. Mit dem beiliegenden Blatt "Original-Text zu J. Haydn'ns Canons: die Zehn Gebote der Kunst.". - Stockfleckig, etw. gebräunt, T. u. letztes Blatt lose, leichte Gbrsp. - Der Erstdruck dieser Version mit neuen Texten zu Haydn's "Heiligen zehn Geboten". Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Catalogue des Livres rares et précieux de la Bibliothèque de feu M. Ant. Bern. Caillard.

      - 2 p.l., 4, [v]-xxxiii, 423 pp. 8vo, cont. polished calf (upper joint and head & foot caps very carefully repaired), sides decorated in gilt, flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: De Bure père et fils, 1810. A reprint, with additions, of the privately printed catalogue (issued in 1805 and limited to 25 copies only) of the library of Antoine Bernard Caillard (1737-1807), French diplomat and man of letters. The present catalogue (2650 lots and limited to 1200 copies) was published for the auction which was held in 1810. This was an important library containing notable incunabula, classical texts, scientific and natural history works, and voyages in the finest possible condition and often printed on large paper. Also included are fine bindings and MSS. There are significant holdings of bibliography. A very fine and pretty copy; it has the four-page schedule of the sale, which is very rare. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title: "Donné à Monsieur Boucher de la Marinière, par son ami S.C. Caillard." ? Brunet, I, 1643. N.B.G., VIII, pp. 108-09&#150;"Il avait formé à grands frais une bibliothèque magnifique." Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions.1643-1830, 498. Peignot, p. 87&#150;"On y trouve quelques notes bibliographiques plus ou moins exactes. Destiné pour une vente, c&#146;est un fort bon catalogue." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        VISTA DE LA BASILICA DE S. SEBASTIANO (1810).

      París 1810 - San Sebastián de las Catacumbas o San Sebastián Extramuros se construyó originariamente en el siglo IV y fue dedicada a san Sebastián. A la iglesia se la llama de las Catacumbas por las catacumbas de san Sebastián, sobre las cuales fue construida, y el apelativo de extramuros que también recibe se refiere al hecho de que la iglesia se encuentra fuera de la Muralla Aureliana y servía para distinguirla de la iglesia de san Sebastián en el Palatino. Piranessi llegó a Roma por primera vez en 1740 donde encontró un mercado consolidado de venta de vistas de la ciudad como recuerdos del Gran Tour. Sus Vistas, sin embargo, trascendieron la fidelidad topográfica y se convirtieron en visiones heróicas y trágicas del poder de la arquitectura romana. Los antecedentes venecianos de Piranesi fueron decisivos en esta particular representación de la ciudad: su formación como ingeniero y constructor en piedra -por ejemplo el efecto poético de las ruinas - y su formación como diseñador de escenografías que fomentaron una gran sensivilidad por los efectos de luz y una gran habilidad en la perspectiva lineal y atmosférica. Las planchas, se imprimieron y vendieron en hojas sueltas o en colecciones en principio a través de sus editores Bouchard y Gravier. Piranesi acudía cada tarde al establecimiento de Bouchard para ver qué vistas se vendían mejor y escuchar los comentarios de los clientes. A partir de 1760 Piranesi abre un nuevo establecimiento en el Palazzo Tomati in Strada Felice donde toma el control de todo el negocio, desde el derecho de impresión hasta la venta. Durante las siguientes dos décadas produjo una gran cantidad de trabajo. A partir de su muerte en 1778 el negocio continuó aumentando, Francesco Piranesi añadió dos planchas a las 135 originales que había realizado su padre. Los herederos de Piranesi continuaron vendiendo en Roma hasta 1799 que se marcharon de la ciudad para establecer su negocio en Paris en 1800 cuando se vendió la primera edición de Paris de 1800 a 1807 que incorporaba todos los cambios que Piranesi había elaborado a lo largo de su vida. Francesco muere en 1810, y las planchas fueron adquiridas por la parisina firma de Firmin ? Didot que elaboraron estampas desde 1835 a 1839 después de lo cual fueron adquiridas por lo que hoy es la Real Calcografia en Roma. 415 x 655 mm.

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        The Pleasures of Memory with Other Poems

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1810 - One of only a few copies on India paper New edition. 8vo. Numerous vignette engravings by Clennell after Stothard. [vii], 167, [1] pp. T. Bensley Printer, printed entirely on INDIA PAPER. Contemporary straight-grained tan morocco, gilt, a.e.g., purple moiré doublures and endpapers, sporadic foxing [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oesterreichs Patrioten bey der Vermählungs-Feier Kaisers Napoleon des Grossen mit Kaiser Franz des Gütigen Prinzessin Tochter Marie Luise von Oesterreich im Jahre 1810 | gesungen von Mich. Max. Hainzmann".

      Wien, 1810. - Eigenh. Manuskript mit Namenszug im Titel. 10 SS. auf 6 nn. Bll. 4to. Fadengeheftet. Hainzmann war - wie aus dem Namenszusatz am Titel hervorgeht - "Assessor der K. K. n.oe. Banc. Administr. Wien". Enthält weiters einen einseitigen "Plan zur Titel-Schilderung" und zweiseitige "Ideen zur Beleuchtung bey dieser Trauungsfeyerlichkeit". - Schönes zeitgenössisches Dokument über den Beginn der nicht sonderlich geglückten Verbindung. Vgl. Kosch VII, 162 u. Goedeke VI, 540 sowie VII, 126 (wie im ÖNB-Katalog nicht dieser Titel); der Verfasser nicht bei GIebisch/G. u. im ÖBL. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The MILITARY COMPANION: Being a System of Company Discipline, Founded on the Regulations of Baron Steuben, Late Major-General and Inspector-General of the Army of the United States. Containing, the Manual Exercise, Facings, Steps, Turnings, Wheelings, Miscellaneous Evolutions, and Firings. Together with Duty of Officers and Privates. Ornamented with Handsome Copper-plates of Company Evolutions. Designed for the Use of the Militia.

      Published by Thomas & Whipple. Geo. Hough, Printer, Concord., Newburyport: 1810 - At front, a 2-page copperplate engraving depicting divers formations [11 figures + Explanation], engraved by Hooker & Fairman. A somewhat uncommon adaptation of Steuben's 1779 military manual that, no doubt, saw extensive use in the War of 1812. While well represented in the institutional environment, we note, however, in the trade, we find only one copy of this 3rd edition at auction these past 30+ years, 2009. Chip at base of spine. Period pos ["C.C.(?) Arnolds"] to top margin of front wrapper. Paper browning in first gathering. Still, a VG+ copy. Original publisher's printed grey paper wrappers. Rear wrapper an advert for other Thomas & Whipple publications. 12mo: A - D^6. 6-7/8" x 4-1/4". Third Edition, Improved (American Imprints 20735; Sabin 91460 [for the 2nd (1808), 3rd & 4th (1815) editions]). 48 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte: Des Pflanzenreichs.

      - Augsburg, in der Martin Engelbrechtschen Kunsthandlung, 1810-1821. 10 volumes. 8vo (167 x 105mm). With 10 engraved titles and 608 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, uniformly gilt decorated spines with red gilt lettered label (one hinge with small tear). First edition. An attractive uniformly bound set of the complete botanical section of the 'Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte' which was published in 25 volumes. A fine example of the enlightened encyclopaedic science of the period, with an emphasis on education. Gottlied Tobias Wilhelm (1758-1822) was a Bavarian clergyman and naturalist in Augsburg. The work was issued with plain and coloured plates. The fine engraved plates are by Paul Martin Wilhelm, brother of the author, and others. Volume I-II deals with: Allgemeine Einleitung; III Mehlgebende Pflanzen, Küchengewächse und Obst; IV Küchen Gewächse und Obst; V Obst, Gewürze, Oele und Zucker; VI Gräser und Futterkräuter, Pflanzen deren Früchte und Säfte zu Getränken.; VII Wahre Holzpflanzen, strauchartige Holzarten, fremde oder ausländische Holzarten; VIII & IX Arzneypflanzen; X Zierpflanzen und ihre Behandlung.Nissen BBI, 2152; Stafleu & Cowan 17.638. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Printing in America with a Biography of Printers, and an Account of Newspapers to Which Is Prefixed a Concise View of the Discovery and Progress of the Art in Other Parts of the World in Two Volumes

      Isaiah Thomas, Jun, Worcester, 1810. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. Previous owner&#39;s book-plate laid in on front paste down of both volumes. Two-volume set, full leather with raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and ruling on spine, gilt decoration on edges of boards, marbled end papers, all edges marbled; Volume I, frontispiece portrait of Isaiah Thomas, (vi), 487 pages, one fold-out illustration, one full-page plate; Volume II, (iv) 576 pages, Index, one fold-out plate, one full-page plate. Both volumes rubbed along edges of boards, corners, spine ends, gilt decoration on edges of boards fading, Volume I spine label with volume number is missing, Volume I foxing throughout light to moderate, Volume II only occasional foxing. The bookplate in both volumes is that of noted Albanian Peter Cagger (1814-1868), attorney, businessman, and political figure. The Albany area&#39;s most prominent lawyer, he was also involved in politics, and with Dean Richmond and August Belmont controlled New York&#39;s Democratic party during the mid 1800s. After his death his wife and daughter donated Cagger Memorial Hospital, now called St. Peter&#39;s, in his memory. & Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Art & Design. Inventory No: 010262. . This is a SET of books and will require extra shipping charges .

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