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        The Lady of the Lake Manuscript Copy.

      Hand written 1810 - Hand written manuscript of the Eighth Edition of “The Lady of the Lake” in beautiful copper plate handwriting. Not thought to be in Scott’s hand. Inside the front cover to the paste down is a label stating: “The original covers of this volume carried the inscription: - “From Ellen Parkhurst to Miss Radie, 1817” N.B. The eighth edition of “Lady of the Lake” was published in 1810. [as indeed was the first right through to the eighth – so quite feasible that hand written ‘proof’ manuscripts were written, unless this is in his hand?]. Pages written in ink with a lined edge to each page. On the page opposite the content is inscribed: “To the Most Noble John James Marquis of Abercorn &c &c &c this Poem is inscribed by the Author”. The paper is water marked with Britannia and dated 1805 and 1808 also annotated in pencil to the front paste down. 290 pages of handwritten text.   Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – gilt titles and raised bands. Joints – very good condition – minor wear. Corners – very good condition – worn and bumped. Boards – very good condition – marbled. Page edges – good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition – solid. Paste downs – very good condition – foxing. End papers – good condition – foxing. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – foxing. Binding – good condition. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1810 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      A.&G. Way, Printers, City of Washington 1810 - The first USS Alliance of the United States Navy was a 36-gun sailing frigate of the American Revolutionary War. Her first commanding officer was Capt. Pierre [Peter] Landais, a former officer of the French Navy who had come to the New World hoping to become a naval counterpart of Lafayette. The Alliance after reaching France was ordered by Benjamin Franklin to join the French squadron commanded by Captain John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard instead of quickly returning to America with much needed military supplies. The squadron then clockwise circumnavigated around Britain capturing three British ships. Landais sent the captured ships to Bergen, Norway, where the Danish government quickly returned the ships to the British consul depriving the captors of any reward for the capture of the ships. This Committee of Claims report was to determine whether the U.S. or France was liable to make good on the loss of any profit on the loss of the three ships. House Report No. 32, pages 317 through 331, 15 pages. Recently bound in half green leather over mabled boards. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUGSBURG. - Bad. "Ansicht der Breyvogel'schen Badeanstalt vor dem Jacober Thor zu Augsburg". Blick auf die Badeanstalt, mir hübscher Figurenstaffage.

      - Umrißradierung von Klauber nach Haevel, um 1810, 28 x 41,5 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Die sehr seltene Ansicht mit einer geglätteten Faltspur und zwei kleinen, geschlossenen Einrissen.

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      Pittsburgh Pa.: Cramer, Spear, Eichbaum Et Al. Good+. 1810. First Edition. Hardcover. Title Continued: "AND A TRIP THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI TERRITORY AND PART OF WEST FLORIDA. COMMENCED AT PHILADELPHIA IN THE WINTER OF 1807 AND CONCLUDED IN 1809", with notes and appendix. In a handsome later nineteenth century binding of brown 3/4 leather with raised bands and gilt title over clean marbled boards. Some pages have a few flecks of foxing. Condition of the book would be rated VG+ but has been down graded to "G+" because the last six pages (599-604) are a laid-in facsimile. West, Americana, Travel & Exploration ; 8vo; 504 pages .

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        Estado general que de orden del Excmo. Cabildo de esta capital forma su contaduria para demostrar los caudales que por lo correspondiente al nuevo impuesto de ciudad .

      Buenos Aires, En la Real Imprenta de Ninos Expositos, 12 Feb 1810. - Folio (31.1 x 43 cm.), unbound. Caption title. Vertical fold at center. In very good to fine condition. (1 l.), printed on recto only. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. A general statement of the expenses and income of the city of Buenos Aires from 12 August 1806, the day of the British surrender, to 31 December 1809; it is dated 10 February 1810, with a decreto authorizing publication dated two days later. Most of the expenses were for military defense; the income was from two sources, a new tax and donations from the other provinces of the Viceroyalty. The economic plight of Buenos Aires furnished one of the most important impulses for the independence movement. The liberal creoles, led by Mariano Moreno, pressed for free trade with Britian, while the old Spanish merchants demanded taxes in accordance with the Junta of Seville. Caught between these two forces, the new Viceroy, Baltasar Cisneros, opened trade in November 1809 - only to reverse his decision the following month. This Estado represents a temporary victory for the old Spanish faction, but Mariano's widely read liberal views and the fall of the Seville Junta determined the economic emancipation of Buenos Aires before its political emancipation began. *** Medina 751. Furlong 1791: notes that, according to the records of the press, the Estado was printed 26 February in accordance with the Viceroy's order of 23 February. This copy is possibly a variant, since both Furlong and Medina record the title with "la contaduria" rather than "su contaduria." Not located in CCPBE. Not located in Rebiun. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hochgebirgslandschaft mit Wanderern im Tal. Tuschfeder, in Braun und Grau laviert.

       Um 1810. Im Rand außerhalb der Einfassungslinien handschriftlich bezeichnet \"von ... gegen Ober-Hesen Kanton Schwyz u. Glarus\" sowie \"J. I. Stäler/Stüber (schwer leserlich, verblasst). Auf Velin. 35,7 x 46,5 cm. Großformatige stimmungsvolle Landschaftsstudie, die im Vordergrund fein mit der Tuschfeder ausgeführt ist. Ein alter blatthoher Baum bietet den Wanderern Schutz. Einer von ihnen hält vor einem großen Holzkreuz am Wegesrand Andacht. Das Hochgebirge im Hintergrund (wohl Glarner Alpen) ist durch transparente Pinselstriche herausgearbeitet und verschwimmt in der Ferne. Von mehreren unterschiedlich breiten Tuschlinien eingefaßt. - Randschäden und kleinere Einrisse, teils bis in die Einfassung reichend, z. T. hinterlegt. Fehlstelle in der unteren rechten Ecke. Eine Knickspur in der unteren rechten Ecke. Landschaft, Pastorale Landschaft, Kanton Schwyz, Kanton Glarus, Glarner Alpen, Zentralschweiz

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        Dictionnaire des droits d'enregistrement, de timbre, de greffe et d'hypothèques ; par les rédacteurs du Journal de l'enregistrement.

      Paris, bureau du Journal de l'enregistrement ; imprimerie de Moreaux 1810 - 2 vol. in-4, [2] ff. n. ch. (titre, dédicace au comte Duchâtel), 4-li-324 pp. ; [2] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre), pp. 325-699 ; texte sur deux colonnes, maroquin cerise à long grain, dos lisses ornés de pointillés, guirlandes et fleurons dorés, encadrement de guirlandes et grecques dorées sur les plats, armes au centre, tranches dorées, guirlande et filet dorés sur les contreplats, gardes doublées de tabis azur (reliure de l'époque). Qqs épid. sur les plats restaurées, petites taches noires sur le dos, mais bel exemplaire. Edition originale de ce répertoire, qui connut dès 1811 une seconde édition, au format in-8. Précieux exemplaire aux armes de Claude-Ambroise Régnier, duc de Massa et de l'Empire, poussées au centre des plats (Révérend IV, 123-124). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Document signed, by J. Whelen & Jacob Downing of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge Company, acknowledging a debt of $10,000 to the"President, Directors and Company" [of the Bank of the United States] for the contruction of a permanent bridge over the Schuylkill

      Philadelphia, 1810. 1-1/2 pp., on verso and recto of first leaf; second leaf docketed on veso "Bond - I Whelen & Jacob Downing to S.-P. Bridge ccmp.". 1 vols. 4to. Witnessed by John J. Downing and Robert Clinton, with their signature. 1-1/2 pp., on verso and recto of first leaf; second leaf docketed on veso "Bond - I Whelen & Jacob Downing to S.-P. Bridge ccmp.". 1 vols. 4to. "For erecting a Permanent Bridge over the River Schuylkill" "Know All Men, by these present that M. Israel Whelen and Jacob Downing of the City of Philadelphia are held and firmly bound unto the President, Directors and Company for erecting a Permanent Bridge over the river Schuylkill at or near the City of Philadelphia in the sum of Ten Thousand dollars - Money of the United States of North America to be paid to the said President, Directors and Company ..."

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        Das Käthchen von Heilbronn oder die Feuerprobe. Ein großes historisches Ritterschauspiel. Aufgeführt auf dem Theater an der Wien, den 17. 18. und 19. März 1810.

      Berlin, in der Realschulbuchhandlung 1810. 198 S. neuer Halblederband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe.- Goed. VI,102,6; Sembdner 8; Slg. Borst 1117; WG. 7.- Auf erstem und zweiten Blatt ein kleiner Stempel des Dresdener Buchbinders C.A. Lobeck, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, eine Blattecke sauber mit Japanpapier befestigt, insgesamt gutes und recht breitrandiges Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Ältere Literatur

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        Belegering en Verdediging der Vestingen bij de ouden en in den tegenwoordigen tijd.

      ca. 1810. 8vo (20,7 x 16,2 cm). (2), 133 pp. With 8 full-page drawings. Contemporary half-sheepskin, marbled boards. Spine with gilt fillets, gilt-lettered morocco label. An original, well-kept, very legible military manuscript on siege and fortification from antiquity to modern times. The first section describes military instruments used by the Greek and Romans, accompanied by 8 splendid full-page drawings in washed-ink, bespeaking a very skilled draughtmanship and showing a corvus, a Polyphastus, a battering ram, a movable tower, a catapult and a Ballista. The following sections discuss changes in warfare caused by the invention of gunpowder and its use in artillery, development of fortification-science, culminating in Vauban's designs and finally problems of landing operations from sea and its solutions. Van der Muelen was lecturer at the college for midshipmen of the Dutch Navy, charged with the instruction of artillery, fortification and draughtmanship, especially concerning artillery and fortification. He is known by 2 very rare publications on artillery and fortifications, both published in 1807. Excellent manuscript. .

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        Ankündigung des Königl. Poliklinischen Instituts auf der Universität zu Berlin nebst den Gesetzen desselben.

      Berlin, in Commission der Realschul-Buchhandlung, October 1810, 8, 56 pp., Broschur der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Separatausgabe! Erstdruck! Christoph Wilhelm "Hufeland (hat) bereits bei der Gründung der (Humboldt) Universität (Oktober) 1810 darauf gedrungen, auch eine Poliklinik zu errichten, um den Studenten Gelegenheit zu geben, ihre theoretischen Kenntnisse in die Praxis umzusetzen. Als Vorbild für diese Klinik diente ihm diejenige, die er in Jena errichtet hatte, in der er sich täglich mit seinen Studenten traf. Hufeland blieb Direktor dieser Klinik bis zum Jahre 1833, in dem er seinem Assistenten Osann die Verantwortung übertrug. Nach dessen Tod im Jahre 1842 übernahm Romberg die Leitung. Diesem gelang es 1850 für diese Klinik neue und größere Gebäude zu erwerben, die in unmittelbarer Nähe der Chirurgischen Klinik in der Ziegelstraße lagen". - Rolf Winau, Medizin in Berlin, pp.146ff.

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        Sämmtliche Werke. Bände 1-26 (Band 9 anders gebunden)

      Altersspuren/Lagerspuren. Ecken angestoßen, Einband berieben, Seiten teils fleckig, gelegentlich Knicke/Falten auf Seiten. Band 9 ist anders gebunden (wurde nachgekauft, aber ebenfalls 1810 bei Anton Doll gedruckt), Einband etwas beschädigt

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        Così fan tutte. Dramma giacosa in due Atti con Musica di W. A. Mozart. Partitura. Weibertreue, oder die Mädchen sind von Flandern. Komische Oper in zwey Aufzügen von W. A. Mozart. Partitur. (Plattennummer: 1363. Preis: Pr. 12 Rthlr.).

      Breitkopf und Härtel, Leipzig (1810). Partitur - Erstdruck / First Edition of the full score. gestochenes Titelblatt (engraved title), I-VIII (Libretto in Deutsch), 3-269 S./pp. (Partitur / full score), Folio (ca. 26 x 35 cm), marmorierter Halbleinen-Einband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rücken- und Deckeltitel / contemporary hardcocer with marbeled covers and handwritten title, Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet) auf Rückseite des Titelblatts, Einband stärker beschabt und bestoßen, Papier gebräunt und teils braun-/stockfleckig, Seiten am oberen Rand teils knapp beschnitten (kein Notenverlust, es fehlt teils die Paginierung), ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, ein separates Titelblatt für den 2. Akt ist nicht vorhanden, Text in Italienisch und Deutsch / ex-library copy with label on spine and stamps, binding rubbed and bumped, paper browned and partially foxed, some pages trimmed barely at the upper margin (no loss of notes, but some loss of page number), else good, without Act II title, text in Italian and German, (RISM A/I: M 4693 / KV 588), Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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      - [Japan n.d. ca. 1810].Stitched thick color woodblock printed and decorated covers, 3 volume set, [14+10+8] double-folded leaves, 30 color pages, 25 erotic illustrations, complete, a very solid copy. R A R E FIRST EDITION *** *** *** . . . A VERY RARE AND UNIQUE STORY OF LUST & RAPE . . . * THE ARTIST: SHUNTEI [1770-1820]: Japanese "HARUBON" or "SHUNPON" [erotic woodblock printed and illustrated books] were never signed by the artist using his own name, or a 'studio' name where he could be recognized. By and large these erotic works were unsigned. By stylistic analysis, the artist 'style' or 'school' can in many cases be easily identified. It is our educated opinion this work was executed by Shuntei. Complete in 3 volumes. . *** THE STORY: . Volume 1: Begins with an erotic introduction, discussing the sensual gentle spring rain season. "Spring" or :"Shun" is part of the name of "Spring" books ["i.e. Shunpon"] in that "Spring" is the traditional Japanese season of awakening of the sexual spirit. . The first double page plate shows Geishas getting ready for the arrival of guests, their placing of the food, three Geisha who play musical instruments and hold fans. . Page 2 shows a young Samurai neglecting his "fire watch" while making love along the river with his prostitute and lover, on a double pages. . Page 3 shows another couple with the woman on top, grasping the young man's highly enlarged erected penis, while she looks at an opened erotic book, mimicking the exact position found in the book. . The next two plates show couples engaged in love making, the last illustration is of the vulva and exposed genitals. . Vol. 2 is illustrated with 4 double-pages of couples making love. . One shows the woman looking at a 3 volume erotic book set, another shows a man licking his fingers in preparation to lubricate the vulva. The last plate shows a large close-up of the penis and vagina. . Vol. 3 shows two men coming upon a couple making love in the night. They assault the man with an erect penis and happily rape the woman. Another couple are making love. . The last illustration in each volume, shows close-ups of the penis and vagina, deep penetration of the vulva. . *** An exceptionally fascinating erotic set, complete. CONDITION: This work has very good impressions & registry. . *** See images posted to our website. . *** REFERENCES: Cited and illustrated in: K. Shibui: UKIYO-E NAISHI, page 68 with 2 illustrations, item #106. * L. Roberts: DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS cites Shuntei [1770-1820] on p.158. . ***

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        View of Taj Mahal, Agra.

      ca 1810 - Watercolour with pen and ink on wove paper, watermarked Russell & Co. 1810, 50.5 x 72.5 cm The Taj Mahal was commissioned by Shah Jahan (reigned 1628-1658) in 1632 as a mausoleum for his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This unusually large composition presents an uninterrupted view from the north, across the Yamuna river in the walled city of Agra, in Uttar Pradesh. It beautifully illustrates the majesty of the finished complex. The central mausoleum, with its large onion dome and attendant minarets, in built of shining white marble, delicately ornamented with calligraphy, geometrical and scrolling foliage designs, set off by the adjoining lesser structures and perimeter wall in red sandstone. The main project was completed around 1643, though additional works continued for many more years, executed by an enormous team of engineers, masons and workers, under the chief architect, Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. This watercolour is a magnificent example of Company School work, the output of Indian artists tailored for a predominantly European market, with its distinctive blend of Mughal style, typified in countless miniatures on ivory and in book illumination, with Western concepts of space and perspective. Its name derives from the British East India Company, whose staff fostered its development as a means to satisfy their sense of wonder at the people, scenery and natural history of India. Commencing with the first influx of British officers and administrators in the 18th century, it continued well into the 19th century, until supplanted by the advent of photography.

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        Sailing Instructions for the Coast of Maine

      from Long Island along the North-Eastern Coast to Nova Scotia, with separate remarks on Rhode Island, Block island, Long Island, Elizabeth Islands, Cape Cod, Cape Ann, Cape Sable, Cape Sambro, Seal Island, &c.&c.] Manuscript in a clear hand. Folio. 12pp (with a single integral blank leaf at the end). n.p. [c.1800 -

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        American Register, or, General Repository of History, Politics, & Science Vols. 1-7

      C. & A. Conrad & Co, Philadelphia 1810 - 7 physical volumes, 1-6 in red leather and the last in publisher's boards with cloth spine and paper label. In 1806 Charles Brockden Brown began a semi-annual publication called the American Register or General Repository of History, Politics, and Science, which he conducted until his death in 1810. Each issue of this encyclopedia of current information contained five hundred pages, most of them devoted to "annals" of Europe and American, abstracts of laws, state papers, a section of news, and registers of deaths. There were also catalogs of British and American publications, some miscellaneous articles, and a little poetry. Robert Walsh edited the last two volumes of the Register, the second of them devoted to 1810 but issued the following year. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900. Editors: v. 1-5, C. B. Brown.--v. 6-7, R. Walsh. Volume 3 includes a very noteworthy and lengthy article entitled "Journal of a Voyage between China and the North Western Coast of America Made in 1804" which has a very strong auction record by itself s the first published account of California by a United States citizen. VG, slight to moderate foxing here and there a solid and strong set in original publishers bindings, uniform in their appearance. The last volume is cracked the length of the spine and has some ancient dampstaining to the covers and a few pages, but no stickiness or waves [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        NEWBURYPORT HERALD. Bound volume: Vol. XIV No. 1-No. 103. April 6, 1810 through March 29, 1811.

      Newburyport Herald, Nerburyport, MA 1810 - An intact bound volume containing 103 issues, one issue short of a full year. Original leather spine with "14" stamped on it is heavily worn and rubbed. Original paper-covered boards are heavily worn, soiled, and discolored. Some of the issues are trimmed at the top edge. Seven pages are torn with some loss including the first issue. Many pages have minor soiling, age-toning, or minor staining, and many pages have small tears, creases, scuffs, etc. but as a whole this is a relatively complete and intact volume. Endpapers are present, but the front endpapers are detached. First edition. The issues that have suffered loss are No. 1, 8, 9, 18, 32, 57 (article on page 3-4 cut out), and 103. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante con gli argomenti, allegorie, e dichiarazione di Lodovico Dolce.Aggiuntovi la vita del poeta, il rimario, e due indici utilissimi...

      Simone Occhi, 1810. In 16°(170x95); pagg. XXIII, (1), 635. Cartone marmorizzato coevo, tagli a spruzzo. Esemplare bello. Tracce di usura agli spigoli. Mambelli, p. 74 n. 99.

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        Essays on the Picturesque as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful and, on the Use of Studying Pictures for the Purpose of Improving Real Landscape.

      J. Mawman, London., 1810. First edition. Octavo. Three volumes: pp xxviii, 402, [2] adverts; xxxii, 408; viii, 400. Period pebbled cloth with leather spine labels. The author was very influential in the landscaping debates of the 1790's, some of his ideas being satirised by Jane Austen in Northanger Abbey.Spine labels worn to near-illegibility. Very good set, internally fine.

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        The history of Sumatra,

      containing an account of the government, laws, customs, and manners of the native inhabitants,with a description of the natural productions, and a relation of the ancient political state of that island. The third edition, with corrections, additions, and plates. London : printed for the author, [1810] - 1811. Quarto, full crushed morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt, spine in compartments, marbled endpapers, folding engraved frontispiece map (repaired tear), owner's wetstamp of Wm. Henderson to title page, map and p. 1; errata slip; pp. viii; engraved plate of Sumatran Alphabets; 479; (8); contemporary pen marginalia, some occasional light foxing.Together with the volume of plates, elephant folio (620 mm tall), papered boards with letterpress title label, contents sheet, 27 line and stipple engraved plates on 19 sheets, including 4 aquatint views by Joseph Stadler, the plates clean with light offsetting, housed in a custom buckram clamshell box (silverfished) with gilt-lettered title label. William Marsden's 'History of Sumatra' was first published in 1783, and is the first work in English on the region. This is the first issue of the third edition, which is the only issue to be accompanied by the elephant folio of plates. In this edition, the images are printed in large format to enhance the exotic lushness of the native flora, in the alternate issue of the third edition, the plates are reduced to quarto format and bound in to the text. The four aquatint views are after drawings by William Bell of Fort Marlborough, Sumatra, and are engraved by Joseph Stadler, chiefly known for his impressive work in Thornton's The Temple of Flora (1798 - 1807). The oversized atlas volume is frequently separated from the text, the catalogue for the Hill collection noting that in their copy 'the much-prized companion atlas is lacking here, as is usual'. Cordier Indosinica 1107; Hill 1093 (lacking the atlas) Not in Nissen; not in Abbey

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        An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales.The History of New South Wales including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney and all its Dependencies from the Original Discovery of the island with the Customes and Manners of the Natives and an Account of the English Colony and its Foundation to the Present Time by. Superintendent of the Convicts

      1810 - Second edition by M. Jones (enlarged & best edition of vol. 2). 2 vols. Folding plan of N.S.W., stipple engraved portrait of Barrington, engraved titles with coloured vignettes & 25 hand-coloured plates, with a further woodcut. 8vo. Modern full calf, gilt, with red morocco labels, slightly foxed throughout. [vi], 472, [iv]; [viii], [7]-544, [iv]pp. London, M. Jones, Barrington occupies a unique position in the history of early Australia, being the most famous of all the transported convicts, with a near heroic status in England. He travelled with the Third Fleet in 1791 and, given the greed of publishers, chapbooks were issued almost immediately in his name. Although none of the books were written by Barrington himself, ?the 1795 Voyage and the 1800 Sequel, in their numerous guises, do provide some details of events in New South Wales not elsewhere available? (Wantrup).This second edition is greatly expanded from the first. The additional material is largely extracted from David Collins's First Fleet account. Ferguson, 486; Tooley, 81 & 83; Wantrup, p86, 96-7. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        American Register, or, General Repository of History, Politics, & Science Vols. 1-7

      Philadelphia: C. & A. Conrad & Co. 1806-1810. 7 physical volumes, 1-6 in red leather and the last in publisher's boards with cloth spine and paper label. In 1806 Charles Brockden Brown began a semi-annual publication called the American Register or General Repository of History, Politics, and Science, which he conducted until his death in 1810. Each issue of this encyclopedia of current information contained five hundred pages, most of them devoted to "annals" of Europe and American, abstracts of laws, state papers, a section of news, and registers of deaths. There were also catalogs of British and American publications, some miscellaneous articles, and a little poetry. Robert Walsh edited the last two volumes of the Register, the second of them devoted to 1810 but issued the following year. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900. Editors: v. 1-5, C. B. Brown.--v. 6-7, R. Walsh. Volume 3 includes a very noteworthy and lengthy article entitled "Journal of a Voyage between China and the North Western Coast of America Made in 1804" which has a very strong auction record by itself s the first published account of California by a United States citizen. VG, slight to moderate foxing here and there a solid and strong set in original publishers bindings, uniform in their appearance. The last volume is cracked the length of the spine and has some ancient dampstaining to the covers and a few pages, but no stickiness or waves.

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        Sketches of the country, character, and costume, in Portugal and Spain, made during the Campaign, and on the route of the British army, in 1808 and 1809.

      London Printed for John Booth by William Savage 1810 - Large paper copy (48 x 33.5 cm), two parts in one volume, folio, stipple engraved frontispiece, 53 hand-coloured aquatint plates of costumes and landscapes, including 13 plates of military costume, plates engraved by Clark, contemporary diced russia, covers ruled in gilt with geometric panel in gilt and blind, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second, broad gilt dividers ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, neat restoration to spine. A handsome large paper copy on fine thick paper of one of the best colour plate books on Spain. These special large paper copies were produced in small numbers, probably less than 100 copies, and were usually published atr around double the price of a standard copy. Bradford had served on Wellington's staff during the Peninsular Campaign and the book is Bradford's record of his time there. The British public were avid for information on Spain during and after the Campaign and this resulted in several attractive colour plate books. Many of these were primarily scenes of battles but the present work has a larger scope. Bibliographically complex, with several issues being published as demand increased, this copy conforms to Abbey's issue 2B with both title-pages dated 1810. Abbey Travel 135; Colas 421; Tooley 107. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brief remarks on the character and composition of the Russian army, and a sketch of the campaign in Poland in 1806 and 1807.

      London Egerton 1810 - First edition. 4to., xxx, 276pp., large folding map, 7 engraved battle-plans, contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, all edges gilt, fine condition. A superb copy. Sir Robert Wilson (1777–1849), army officer and colonial governor, was closely involved in war and diplomacy in Europe during the period 1806-1814, and had opportunities to observe the Russians closely, being present at Eylau in 1807 (after which he was awarded the cross of St. George by Alexander I), afterwards serving in St. Petersburg, and in 1812 accompanying Sir Robert Liston, the newly appointed ambassador to the Porte, to Constantinople with instructions to assist the negotiations for peace between Turkey and Russia. Unfortunately there is no indication of who bound the book, nor who owned it aside from the manuscript note. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Käthchen von Heilbronn oder die Feuerprobe. Ein großes historisches Ritterschauspiel. Aufgeführt auf dem Theater an der Wien, den 17. 18. und 19. März 1810.

      198 S. neuer Halblederband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe.- Goed. VI,102,6 Sembdner 8 Slg. Borst 1117 WG. 7.- Auf erstem und zweiten Blatt ein kleiner Stempel des Dresdener Buchbinders C.A. Lobeck, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, eine Blattecke sauber mit Japanpapier befestigt, insgesamt gutes und recht breitrandiges Exemplar.

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        A picturesque voyage to India by the way of China.

      London: Longmans 1810 - First edition. Folio, 50 hand-coloured aquatint plates on thick paper with ruled and grey wash borders, contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, all edges gilt, spine worn, joints repaired, occasional light spotting, plates generally clean and fresh, a very good example. A well bound copy of the first edition of this illustrated voyage, which shows well the Daniells' love of river scenes "not just bare statements of fact but pleasant, well-balanced compositions" (Sutton). The pictures of Calcutta are particularlty noteworthy; "Calcutta from the Garden Reach" is one of the most famous of the Daniell pictures. It is one of the rare instances in which reference was made at a later date to a drawing by another artist, as certain of the buildings shown were not in existence during the Daniells' time in India. The penultimate plate shows the "Old Fort Gaut" containing the notorious "Black Hole of Calcutta". Other plates show Malaya, Java, Straits of Malacca, approximately 22 plates of China, and the remaining five of India, Bay of Bengal and two on the River Hoogly. Abbey Travel 516; Archer p12; Colas 797; Lipperheide 1523; Sutton 19-20; Bastin & Brommer 70. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Cramer, Spear, Eichbaum Et Al, Pittsburgh Pa. 1810 - Title Continued: "AND A TRIP THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI TERRITORY AND PART OF WEST FLORIDA. COMMENCED AT PHILADELPHIA IN THE WINTER OF 1807 AND CONCLUDED IN 1809", with notes and appendix. In a handsome later nineteenth century binding of brown 3/4 leather with raised bands and gilt title over clean marbled boards. Some pages have a few flecks of foxing. Condition of the book would be rated VG+ but has been down graded to "G+" because the last six pages (599-604) are a laid-in facsimile. West, Americana, Travel & Exploration ; 8vo; 504 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cary's Traveller's Companion, or, A Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales

      Printed for John Cary, Engraver and Map seller, Strand., London 1810 - shewing the immediate Route to every Market and BoroughTown throughout the Kingdom. Laid down from the best Authorities on a New Set of County Maps. To which is added An Alphabetical List of all the Market Towns and the Days on which they are held. 1810 edition of Cary's popular Traveller's Companion. 173mm x 115mm. Unpaginated. Containing: Title Page (1); Advertisement (1); Contents (1); Maps (43) including a general map of England & Wales with 42 county maps. (Yorkshire is given the sole privilege of a large fold-out map whilst Wales is relegated to being divided into two maps, one North and the other South.); List of Market and Borough Towns (5); Routes exhibiting the Direct Road (11); Advertisements (4). Maps hand-finished in colour. Very good. Book re-backed in modern leather with contrasting title panel and gilt. Original boards worn but physically sound. Very small area of staining to lower margin of several pages. Fold-out map sound with no splits to folds. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ueber die Verkrümmungen des menschlichen Körpers und eine rationelle und sichere Heilart derselben.

      Leipzig, Mitzky & Comp., 1810, 8, 4, XIV, 170 pp., mit 6 ganzseitigen Kupfertafeln, Halblederienband d.Zt. obere Ecke des Titel ergänzt Rücken erneuert feines und frisches Exemplar. Die erste fundierte orthopädische Monographie in DeutschlandErste Ausgabe, sehr selten. Ein Markstein der modernen Orthopädie! "Das erste wissenschaftliche orthopädische Lehrbuch der Welt" nennt J. Löffler das vorliegende Werk (In: Festschr. 25-Jahr-Feier Orthopäd. Klinik d. Univ. Leipzig). Johann Christian Gottfried Jörg (1779-1856) Professor der Medizin in Leipzig, gibt eine eingehende Beschreibung der Wirbelsäulenverbiegungen und trennt dabei Caries der Wirbel von den Skoliosen. Interessant sind seine frühen Erkenntnisse zum Schiefhals, zur spinalen Kinderlähmung, dem Klumpfuß, sowie das Kapitel "Von der Prognose u. Chur d. Verkrümmungen d. menschl. Körpers überhaupt". Die eindruckvollen Abbildungen körperlicher Deformitäten und der Geräte zu ihrer Behebung sind von J.F. Schröter gestochen. Bezeichnend ist der Apell Jörgs an die Ärzte, sie müßten sich der mit orthopädischen Leiden Behafteten annehmen und sie nicht den Händen der Scharfrichter, Hirten u. dergleichen überlassen. Das Jörg'sche Werk basiert auf einer dynamischen Krankheitsauffassung orthopädischer Leiden und beschrieb die Pathogenese und die konservative Therapie wesentlicher orthopädischer Erkrankungen, wie zum Beispiel des Schiefhalses, der Skoliose und des Klumpfußes. Da bei den noch formbaren Kindern eine Heilung durch konsequente und und langdauernde Therapie zu erwarten war, empfahl er die stationäre Behandlung und eine spätere konsequente Führung des Patienten in der ambulanten Phase. Valentin: "Wirklich treffliches Buch", SS.66, 135 Hirsch-H. III, 437.

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        Ignatz Hesse, Syndikus zu Hof.

      Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung. 26, 5 x 19, 5 cm. (Blattgr.) Unter Passep., ger. Eigenhändig signiert, bezeichnet und datiert. Der Porträt-, Genre- und Landschaftsmaler Ferdinand Krumholz (1810-1878) studierte an der Kunstakademie in Wien bei Josef Redl, Johann Ender und Johann Nepomuk Schaller. Er erhielt 1841 in der Ausstellung des Louvre eine Goldmedaille. In Brasilien malte er als Hofmaler das Kaiserpaar Pedro II. und seine Frau Teresa Maria Cristina von Neapel-Sizilien. - Der Portraitierte Ignaz Hesse war Syndikus und Rat am kaiserl. Hof, Olmützer Kreis. (vgl. Schematismus f. Mähren u. Schlesien, 1835). -

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        Rare Apple and Guava.

      Calcutta? 19th Century - A pair of watercolours on paper (watermarked 1810) depicting a guava and a "rare apple". Each image showing fruit on a branch and cross-section of fruit. Framed and glazed, overall size: 53 by 60 cm. A highly accomplished pair of botanical watercolours. Company painting' is a broad term for a variety of hybrid styles that developed as a result of European (especially British) influence on Indian artists from the early 18th to the 19th centuries. It evolved as a way of providing paintings that would appeal to European patrons who found the purely indigenous styles not to their taste. As many of these patrons worked for the various East India companies, the painting style came to be associated with the name, although it was in fact also used for paintings produced for local rulers and other Indian patrons. The subject matter of company paintings made for western patrons was often documentary rather than imaginative, and as a consequence, the Indian artists were required to adopt a more naturalistic approach to painting than had traditionally been usual. Calcutta was among the important early production centres, as the site of one of the oldest British trade houses. The city's most enthusiastic patrons were Lord Impey, chief justice of the High Court from 1777 to 1783, and the Marquess Wellesley, who served as governor-general from 1798 to 1805. Both had collected large menageries and hired artists to paint each of the birds and animals in them. A Company-established botanical garden in Calcutta then undertook a similar project for the samples of plant life it had collected. The present watercolours are possibly two of these.

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        A Treatise on the Law of War, being the first book of his Quaestiones juris publici. Philadelphia, Farrand & Nicholas

      1810 - First English Edition. 8vo, xxxiv, 218pp, recent half-calf, marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O.u. D. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An die Schauspielerin Léontine Fay (1810-1876) über eine Probe, die ein Albert mit ihr am kommenden Tag in der Oper abhalten wolle: "Ma belle demoiselle, Monsieur votre père a dû vous faire part qu'Albert qui n'a pas joué depuis longtemps le rôle de Germain désirait faire une répétition avec vous. Il vous attendra demain lundi à l'opéra à l'heure, serez-vous assez gentille pour vous y rendre? Je ne sais comment vous remercier de toute votre complaisance, mais je crois que vous devez être heureuse de faire le bien en faisant tant de plaisir. Tout à vous de cœur | Ad. Nourrit". - Selten. - Etwas fleckig und mit einigen ausgebesserten Fehlstellen.

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        Relation de LEgypte par abd Allatif medecin Arabe de Bagdad Suivi De divers Extraits d Ecrivans orientaux et dun Etat des Provinces et des Villages de Egypte dans le xive siecle Le tout traduit  et enrichi de notes historiques et critiques

      First French edition. 4to. Contemporary calf repaired, contemporary ownership inscription tot half-title. xxiv, 754pp. Paris, De l'Imprimerie Imperiale,

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        Versailles, Paris, and St Denis; or a series of views from drawings made on the spot . illustrative of the capital of France and the surrounding places. With an historical and descriptive account.

      London for W. Miller 1810 - First edition. folio (48.5 x 35 cm. approx.), [iv], 86 pp, including title page and list of plates. Forty fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, by Hill after Nattes (except for plate 29, by Cartwright after Nattes), plates on Whatman paper watermarked 1808, fine modern period style black straight-grained morocco richly gilt, first four leaves of text with neat restoration to fore-edge, 2 leaves with short tears repaired, an excellent example. An outstanding series of views of Versailles and Paris by one of the foremost drawing masters of his day. The work is characterized by many unusual subjects and interesting perspectives, and provides a fine record of Paris in the aftermath of the Revolution. It was produced in quite a small edition and has always been scarce and sought after. The Versailles plates form a beautiful set, not only of the park of Versailles, the Trianon, the famous machine at Marly, which pumped water for the fountains of Versailles, but also for the environs including St. Cloud. Many of the Parisian views show the influence of Piranesi in the choice of angles and also Nattes was taken with the bridges; 8 of the views are of bridges and a further 7 are scenes drawn from beneath them. John Claude Nattes (1765?-1839) was a topographical draughtsman and watercolour painter who travelled widely in England and France and a founder member of the Society of Painters in Watercolours. He trained as a pupil of Hugh Primrose Deane, the Irish landscape-painter. He evidently had a great affection for France in general and Paris in particular as at the end of 1822 he left England and almost certainly settled in France, where a number of collections of his drawings are located; his last known address was in St Germain. The main collections of his work are in the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Guildhall Library, London; the print room at Windsor Castle; the Bodleian Library, Oxford; and the National Library of Scotland. "Some of the finest aquatint plates in existence are those done from the drawings of John Claude Nattes . The Views of Versailles, Paris, St Denis are well known as fine and attractive" (Prideaux, p. 274). Published during the time of the Napoleonic War, very few English people would have travelled in France at this time. This probably accounts for the small edition and scarcity of the work. Abbey, Travel, 103. Prideaux p. 346. Tooley 342 (text in French). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leipzig. - Parkansicht. - Schneckenberg. - "Partie aus der neuen Anlage zu Leipzig".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Aquarell und Deckfarben, um 1810. 33,5 x 44,4 cm (Darstellung) / 38,0 x 47,1 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung mit dem Titel in Feder "Partie aus der neuen Anlage zu Leipzig". - Die Ansicht zeigt die Parkanlage, auch Englische Anlage genannt, an der ehemaligen Goethestrasse mit dem alten Schneckenberg im Hintergrund nebst Teich, dem heutigen Schwanenteich. Der Schneckenberg wurde später etwas abgetragen und mit der alten Oper bebaut. Rechts im Hintergrund figuriert die damalige Paulinerkirche. Anonyme, mit diversen Bürgerstaffagen versehene Arbeit, welche eindrucksvoll die alte idyllische Pracht der Messestadt erahnen lässt. Sehr dekoratives bildmäßiges Unikat im Zeitgeist des Klassizismus. Großformatige unikate Arbeiten dieser Stilepoche sind selten. - Mit nur leichten Altersspuren. Im Ganzen gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch

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        The Novels

      Edinburgh; Ballantyne; 1810 - First edition, first printing thus. A complete set in 12 volumes bound in contemporary calf with gilt titles to the spine. Ex libris label of Francis, Lord de Dunstanville. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        137 Suffolk Drawings & Paintings

      Bound in cloth covers titled "Original Sketches by Trent", this is an old artists album containing 137 original Paintings and Drawings by Suffolk Artist William Trent (1786 - 1876) none are dated but all appear to be early 19th Century, with many rural scenes around Washbrook, Copdock, area near Ipswich and the surrounding Suffolk countryside, featuring Cottages, Churches, livestock, local people, Horse drawn carts etc, along with some coastal scenes and maritime scenes, a great many of the pictures are captioned, many are of Washbrook and Copdock, the ownership name of "Cotton, Washbrook" is written on the inside front cover, the Cotton's were a known family living in the village of Washbrook at this time. The album is a large folio format measuring 17.75 inches by 11 inches approx., both covers are detached with loss to two thirds of the spine cloth, heavy creasing to front and rear endpapers, one larger folding picture is heavily torn with noticeable loss to leading edge, some browning and foxing. Unfortunately it is obvious that a number of pages have been removed from the album by a previous owner, though the remaining contents provide a fascinating first hand record of these Suffolk villages in the early 19th Century by known artist William Trent. all contents pictured so condition can be seen. TRENT, William 1786 - 1876 Baptised at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London in September 1786, son of Saville Cust Trent (1761-1804) and his wife Sophia née Johnson, who married at St Martin-in-the-Fields on 22 November 1785. He married at St Margaret's church, Ipswich on 22 September 1813, Sarah Wilkinson and they had a least two children born in Ipswich, John Thomas born 1814 and Saville born 1819. In 1841, a farmer living at Copdock, near Ipswich with his wife and a 2 year old Thomas Cooper and in 1851 a 64 year old farmer of 15 acres, living at the Swan Inn, Copdock with his 60 year old wife Sarah, born Aldeborough, Suffolk and their 11 year grandson William C. Trent, born Clerkenwell, London. Copdock St Peter's church has a tower which is topped with brick battlements, with a weathervane of King David playing his harp which was designed and made by local farmer-artist William Trent in 1855. He made several watercolours of local scenes in Ipswich and in and around Washbrook and Copdock. He died back in London at the home of his son Charles, at 18 St Thomas Street, Islington on 20 January 1876, aged 90, being described as 'late of Washbrook, Suffolk'. His will was proved by his son Charles at the PPR on 12 February 1876.

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        The Natural History of the Mineral Kingdom, relative to the strata of coal, mineral veins, and the prevailing strata of the globe.

      1810 - Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, and W. Laing. 1810. 8vo. 2 vols. 19th century half vellum, marbled boards, spine with double gilt rules, gilt centre tools and two gilt black morocco labels; pp. xii + 562, 598 + [2], 2 engraved plates; a little light browning, a very good set. Second edition, first published in 1789. "William's observations, though chiefly on the geology of Scotland, range widely, and there is so much that is sound in the generalisation and principles that he derives from them that the work might perhaps be said to constitute the first textbook of geology" (Challinor, p. 70). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Novels.

      printed by James Ballantyne and Co, for John Ballantyne and Co. and Brown and Crombie; and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme in London, Edinburgh 1810 - Woodcut vignette on part titles of vols. 1-3 and woodcut plates. First Scott edition. 12 volumes. Small 8vo. [185 x 108 x 290 mm]. [2]ff, iv. xxxiii, 287 pp; [2]ff, iv, 330 pp; [2]ff, iv, 329pp; xxi, [iii], 211, [3] pp; vii, [i], 242, [2] pp; [iv], [ix]-xii, [v]-[viii], 259 pp; vii, [i], 251 pp; viii, 272 pp; vii, [i], 251 pp; [2]ff, 255, [1] pp; [2]ff, 217pp; [2]ff, 288pp. Bound in the original light brown paper covered boards, the spines with printed paper labels, plain endleaves, uncut and largely unopened edges. (Vol.12 rebacked to match, headcaps chipped, a few joints cracked, labels rubbed and minor stains). Edited by Sir Walter Scott and comprising The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (vols. 1-3), Memoirs of a Cavalier (4-5), Life of Colonel Jack (6-7), The Adventures of Captain Singleton (8-9), A New Voyage Round the World (10-11) and History of the Plague in London, in 1665 (12). They remain largely unopened, though the preliminary leaves of vol.1 have been slit, with a short tear at head of pp.3-6. There is a little damp-staining to the boards and endleaves in vol.9. Vol.12 has been expertly and almost imperceptibly rebacked. The woodcuts are animated and it is a fine set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Lady of the Lake

      James Ballantyne and Co; John Sharpe, Edinburgh/London 1810 - Unique edition of Sir Walter Scott's most famous poem, bound in full dice/checkered leather as "Scott's Works" & "Lady of the Lake" in hand-stamped gilt on spine with hand-tooled gilt decorations to spine, covers and interior boards. Marbled end papers with matching marbled page edges and illustrated with engravings from Rich Westall. This copy contains two title pages, the first contains an illustrated lake scene, is dated 1811 and noted as "illustrated with engravings" and published by John Sharper, Picadilly (London). The second title page is not illustrated, dated 1810, and states "Sixth Edition" with the standard "printed for" by James Ballantyne and Co. It appears that this edition was specially bound and presented to Ferdinand M McVeagh, as his armored bookplate is pasted to front interior marbled board. Many engravings still contain tissue-guard, with only light spotting/foxing, mainly on pages directly before/after engravings. Shelf wear, light rub marks to front/rear boards and mild corner bumping, while the pages are clean and unmarked, binding is remarkably solid and firm, boards/hinges are tight and firm. A sound, solid, hand-tooled leather bound copy, complete with provenance and bookplate from prominent historical figure and bibliophile. We provide original pictures of all items - Please review these pictures prior to purchase, as the item pictured will be the exact item of which you will receive. All items are used and purchased from previous owners and as such, may have been previously stored in a pet-friendly or smoke-friendly environment. This item ships in a secure, padded box with tracking numbers provided to ensure easy, safe and fast delivery. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sitten und Gebräuche aller Nazionen - Oder kurze Darstellung der merkwürdigsten menschlichen Wohnplätze, Beschäftigungen und Gewohnheiten in den fünf Theilen der Welt. - (Bände 1, 2, 4 und 5 von insg. 6 Bänden).

      - Nürnberg, (C. W. Bock - Verlag), 1810 - 1812. - - XVI, 290 / XX, 248 / XIV, 268 / IV, 244 S. (4 Bände). Karl Lang, 1766 in Heilbronn geboren und 1822 auf Schloss Wackerbart (heute Radebeul) gestorben, war ein bedeutender Pädagoge, Schriftsteller und Kupferstecher. - Die Bände 1, 2, 4 u. 5 seines seltenen Werkes in insg. ordentlicher Erhaltung. Die vier einheitlichen Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenschildern in Golddruck und sparsamer ornamentaler Rückenornamentik, die Buchdecken mit Buntpapierbezügen und Lederecken. Einbände berieben und etw. bestossen, Gelenke teils etwas angeplatzt, hinteres Gelenk von Band 2 stärker beschädigt (oben und unten 9 cm. aufgeplatzt). Trotz der äußerem Schäden noch dekorative und schön anzusehende Exemplare. Die Buchblöcke insg. in fester Erhaltung, Papier teils etw. fingerfleckig, einige Seiten mit schwachen Anstreichungen, wenige Randabrisse (ohne Textverlust), Die Tafeln weitgehend sauber (wenige Bilder angefeckt). Die Bände sind vollständig mit allen 73 handkolorierten Kupferstichen, die Kolorierung in ansprechendem und feinen Kolorit. (Die Scan-Bilder leider etwas unscharf da ich die Bücher nicht stärker aufbiegen wollte). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 - 8°, Halbleder-Bände der Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New Practical Navigator; being a Complete Epitome of Navigation: to which are added, all the Tables Requisite for determining the latitude and longitude at sea: containing the different kinds of sailing, and necessary corrections for lee-way, variation, &c. exemplified in a Journal at Sea etc.

      F. and C. Rivington, G. Wilkie and J. Robinson etc, London., 1810. Eighteenth edition, enlarged and carefully improved, by Joseph Dessiou. Octavo. pp xvi, 336 + tables. 8 engraved plates including a frontispiece portrait, maps, charts, Hadley's quadrant and sextant, "a first rate ship of war"; at the rear are two folding planispheres of the stars. Quarter leather with marbled boards. The endpapers and blanks are densely filled with notes of a navigational nature, in Swedish, and in an exquisitely fine hand, such that they add to, rather than detract from, the book's condition. There are a few further notes in the text. The majority of them date from 1867. The tables at the rear are unnumbered but an approximate guess would put them in the region of 200 pages - they concern difference of latitude and departure, logarithms, artificial sines, tangents, and secants, finding the latitude by two altitudes of the sun, high water, &c. One page has been extensively repaired but is complete. Very good.

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        Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux en général, et du cerveau en particulier. 4 Vols. & Atlas.

      Paris, F.Schoell, 1810-1812, Libr. Grecque-Latine-Allemande 1818, Maze 1819, 4, (4), LIX, (1), 352 (4), 466, (2) (4), (2), XXXIII, (1), 372 (4), (2), 404 Folio, 5 Lederbände d.Zt., mit reichl- Prägung u. Rvg. feines Expl. First Edition! ExLibris 'Comte François Potocki' (1788-1853).1.: Anatomie et Physiologie du Systéme Nerveux en Général, et Anatomie du Cerveau en Particulier. (F. Scholl 1810)2.: Physiologie du Cerveau en Particulier. (F. Schoell, 1812) 3.: Physiologie du Cerveau en Particulier. (Libr. Grecque-Latine-Allemande, 1818). 4.: Physiologie du Cerveau en Particulier. (Maze, 1819) 5.: Atlas (F. Schoell, 1810)."Gall and Spurzheim collaborated on only the first two volumes and atlas of 'Anatomie et physiologie'. The two parted ways in 1813, and Gall completed the last two volumes on his own. The work was issued with the text and atlas of plates in folio. The text volumes were also reset in quarto format and issued with the folio atlas. The second edition of the text (6 vols. 1822-1825) does not contain the atlas of plates." Norman"Galls hirnanatomische Leistungen sind von seinen Zeitgenossen, auch von seinen Gegnern wie Flourens, stets anerkannt worden. Der Hallenser Kliniker Johann Christian Reil, einer der besten Hirnanatomen seiner Zeit, stellte bewundernd fest: 'Ich habe bei den anatomischen Demonstrationen des Gehirns durch Gall mehr gesehen, als ich mir vorstellte, dass ein Mann in einem langen Leben entdecken könnte'. In der Tat besaß Gall eine außerordentliche Geschicklichkeit des Sezierens. Aber nicht auf diese kam es an, vielmehr auf eine neue Weise anatomischen Sehens. Während seine Vorgänger mit wenigen Ausnahmen seit Vesal das Gehirn wie einen Käse in einzelne Stücke schnitten und damit jede Möglichkeit der Einsicht in den Zusammenhang der Strukturen zerstörten, schritt Gall von unten nach oben vor, indem er vorsichtig vom Rückenmark aus den Verlauf der einzelnen Faserzüge bis zur Rinde verfolgte." "Durch diese vergleichend-anatomische Betrachtungsweise war Gall imstande, die zwei Grundelemente des Nervensystems zu bestimmen, die graue und die weiße Substanz. Bisher hatte man die Rinde (cortex) buchstäblich als eine das Gehirn umhüllende Rinde aufgefasst. Es bedeutete einen eminenten Fortschritt, dass Gall zeigte, dass sich diese Rinde, die graue Substanz, nicht nur auf das Gehirn und Kleinhirn erstreckte, sondern dass sie sich ebenso im Rücken- und verlängerten Mark, an den Seiten des 4.Ventrikels, in den Spinalganglien, den Hirnnerven und den sympathischen Ganglien nachweisen ließ. Gall hat sie als erster schlechtweg als matrix nervorum angesprochen, von der alle Nerven entspringen und Nahrung erhalten...""Diese Vorstellungsweise erwies sich besonders zielführend bei der Erforschung der sogenannten Hirnnerven. Bisher hatte man geglaubt, dass sie sich vom Hirn herleiten. Gall und Spurzheim wiesen den Ursprung des 1.,2.,3.,4.,5.,6.,7. und 8. Nerven in den Kernen der grauen Substanz des verlängerten Markes nach und betrachteten jeden Hirnnerven als ein System für sich.""Weiteres schloss diese Pluralitätsvorstellung die Annahme einer Seele mit spezifischen Sitz ebenso wie jene eines sensorium commune aus. Vielmehr führte sie Gall dazu, nach intracerebralen Verbindungsmöglichkeiten zwischen den einzelnen Formationen zu suchen. Der Nachweis der auseinanderfahrenden (divergentes, sortantes fibres) sowie der zurücktretenden (rentrantes) Fasern, die einigermassen unseren Projektions- bzw. Kommissurenfasern sowie den Assoziationsfasern entsprechen, war das Ergebnis dieses Bemühens.""Die fibrilläre Struktur der weissen Substanz und ihrer Leitungsfunktionen hat Gall eindeutig nachgewiesen, ebenso wie er endgültig die Kreuzung der Pyramidenbahn beschrieb und sie bis zum Cortex verfolgte. Lanteri-Laura hat in diesem Zusammenhang hervorgehoben, dass es erstmals Gall war, der Klarheit in den Aufbau der Hemisphären brachte, dem Cortex seine hegemoniale Stellung zuwies und die Ventrikel in ihrem bis jetzt gehaltenen Galenischen Herrschaftsanspruch entthronte, namentlich des Stirnhirns, das artenspezifische Charakteristikum des Homo sapiens erkannte. So vollzog sich in der Gallschen Hirnanatomie eine grundsätzliche Neubewertung des Gehirns bzw. des Nervensystems. Die Existenz von morphologischen verschiedenen Hirnfeldern nachzuweisen, die seinen physiologischen Thesen hätten entsprechen können, blieb jedoch Gall versagt." Erna Lesky, Franz Josef Gall (1758-1828), Naturforscher und Anthropologe, pp.17-19."Gall also revolutionized brain dissection techniques by gently separating the structures with a blunt instrument instead of slicing them with a sharp instrument - a method that allowed him to make anatomical observations of fundamental importance. 'Gall and Spurzheim established the fact that the white matter of the brain consists of nerve fibers and that the gray matter of the cerebral cortex represents the organs of mental activity. They were the first to demonstrate that the trigeminal nerve was not merely attached to the pons, but that it sends its root fibres as far down as the inferior olive in the medulla. In addition, they confirmed once and forever the medullary decussation of the pyramids". Mc Henry, p. 146Brazier, Neurophysiology in the 19th century, pp.114-117 Clarke & O'Malley, pp.392-395 476-480 598-602 825-827 D.S.B. Garrison & Morton 1389 Heintel Cooper & Cooper, pp.69-82 Norman Libr. 862 (2)

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