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        Aus dem Wanderbuche eines österreichischen Virtuosen. Briefe aus Californien, Südamerika und Australien. Gesammelt und herausgegeben von S. Hauser. 2 Bände in einem Band

      Bibliotheksmarke: Israelitische Cultusgemeinde in Wien. Marke: Geschenk des Praeses der Gemeinde Herrn Dr. Ignaz Kuranda. Aus dem Nachlass Kuranda (Eintrag auf der Rückseite des Vorderdeckels, in Tinte) Mit Widmung von Sigmund Hauser. Zustand: Kapital oben vorne verletzt, Einriss. Papier altersgemäß. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Dr. Ignaz Kuranda (1811-1884)war Präsidenten der IKG Wien, von 1872-1884.

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        Xenophontis quae exstant opera Graece & Latine ex editionibus Schneideri et Zeunii. 10 Bde in 5 Bänden.

      Xenophon. Ed. Johann Gottlob Schneider & Johann Carl Zeune. Xenophontis quae exstant opera Graece & Latine ex editionibus Schneideri et Zeunii. Edinburgi: e prelo academico impensis Gulielmi Laing, 1811. 10 Bde in 5 Bänden. 8 V, 290, 286, 320, 339, 348, 388, 348, 373, 386, 277 + 57 (Index) Seiten braunes Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und geprägtem Ornament/Wappen auf Vorderseiten. Einbände berieben, beschabt und bestoßen, an Rändern und Gelenken teiweise leicht angeplatzt, teilweise fleckig, Besitzaufkleber auf Vorsatz, gutes Papier, Seiten überwiegend unaufgeschnitten, keine Anmerkungen im Text. Insgesamt gute Exemplare.

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        ZEICHENSCHULE., "Rosaspina's Zeichenschule". Tischrunde malender Studenten bei abendlicher Beleuchtung.

      Radierung von Giulio Tomba nach Felice Giani bei J.F. Frauenholz, dat. 1811, 30 x 41 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXIII, S. 263 Nagler 6. - Prof. Francesco Rosaspina (1762-1841) und seine Studenten sitzen an einem langen Tisch. Es ist anzunehmen, daß sowohl Giani als auch Tomba während ihres Studiums an der Clemetina-Akademie in Bologna die Seminare Rosaspinas besuchten, an der dieser fast 50 Jahre lehrte. Sehr stimmungsvolle Studie über studentisches Leben im frühen 19. Jahrhundert. - Das Blatt in tadelloser Erhaltung mit kleinem Trockenstempel des Verlegers unten rechts. Berufe, Zeichenschule

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        Gehöft am Fluß mit Wanderer und Ziegenhirte. Radierung.

      Kräftiger Druck mit Plattenton auf Velin. In der Platte monogrammiert "S. L." und datiert "1811". 11,4 x 16,9 cm (Darstellung). Papier: 17,5 x 25 cm. S. Steinheim war ein jüdischer Mediziner, Religionsphilosoph und Gelehrte der in Altona ansässig war. Seit 1854 lebte er längere Zeit in Rom, reiste nach Kopenhagen und 1865 und 1866 nach Zürich. Steinheim war zudem ein Liebhaber der Kunst und fertigte als autodidaktisch Landschaftsradierungen. - Vorwiegend im Rand minimal braunfleckig. Kleine Atelierspur in der oberen rechten Ecke.

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        Teilansicht, Marmorpalais am Heiligen See, "Ansicht des Königlichen Marmor - Palais bei Potsdam, am Heiligen See. Vue du Palais .".

      - Kupferstich v. P. Haas b. Gaspare Weiß in Berlin, dat. 1811, 17,5 x 26,5 Selten! - Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll: Potsdam. Ansichten aus drei Jahrhunderten; Bernd, Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1366. - Darstellung mit Friedrich II., der zu einem Boot geht, welches am Anlegesteg auf ihn wartet.

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        Günther und Clemens - offene Briefe (Erster und zweiter Band in einem Buch)

      IV + 355 + VI + 482 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen nachgebunden, abgegriffen, abgerieben, verschmutzt, fleckig, Etikett am Bucrücken (Aufschrift lautet "Speculative Theologie 1. 2."), Blessur oben am Buchrücken, Kanten und Ecken bestossen, schiefgelesen, Seiten gebräunt, wellig, altersfleckig, mehrere Wasserflecken, leicht muffiger Geruch, Frakturschrift, kein Schutzumschlag, mittlerer zustand"Franz Peter Knoodt (November 6, 1811 January 27, 1889) was a German Catholic theologian who was a native of Boppard.He studied theology in Bonn und Tübingen, and later worked as a chaplain and teacher in Trier. In 1841-43 he furthered his studies in Vienna, where he was a student of Anton Günther (1783-1863). In 1844 he earned his doctorate of theology at Breslau, and in 1845 became a professor of philosophy at the Catholic faculty of theology at the University of Bonn.Knoodt was an ardent follower of the philosophical teachings of Anton Günther, and several years after Günther's death, he published the biographical Anton Günther. Eine Biographie (1881, 2 volumes). This work has been praised as an important source of Catholic church history. Another noted work of Knoodt's was Günther und Clemens Offene Briefe (Günther and Franz Jakob Clemens Open Letters). Both publications were placed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (List of Prohibited Books) by the Roman Catholic Church." (source: Wikipedia)

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        The Plays.

      London: Nichols; Rivington et al. 1811 - 9 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A superb and most unusual binding with gilt bands, fine labels and delightful tooling to the spine. Blue edges. Some slight foxing, bumped tips and slight rubbing but an exceptionally pretty and unusual set of this great title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia degli abusi feudali dedicata al Re. Tomo I [e unico]

      Presso Angelo Trani, Napoli 1811 - In 8 (cm 14 x 21), pp. XV + 321 + (3) + 350 con medaglia incisa all'acquaforte da G. MorghenÂ(recto e verso) a pagina III raff. il generaleÂGioacchino Murat, re di Napoli. Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con angoli. Volume primo e unico in edizione originale di quest'opera sul feudalesimo. Consta di due parti: la prima di testo, la seconda con le note. L'A.(Portici 1775 - Napoli 1847) filosofo giurista, avvocato della Corte di Cassazione, fu destituito da questa carica da Ferdinando I, dopo l'esilio rientro' in patria, riprese la professione di avvocato per poi abbandonarla per seguire studi filosofici. ITA

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        Book Rarities; or a Descriptive Catalogue of some of the most Curious, Rare, and Valuable Books of Early Date; chiefly in the Collection of the Right Honourable George John Earl Spencer, K.G. &c. &c. &c

      - Three facsimile illus. in the text. iv, 34 pp. 8vo, cont. red half-morocco & brown drab boards, sides ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt, a.e.g. London: Printed by W. Bulmer, 1811. First edition, limited to 36 copies only (so printed on the half-title), and a presentation copy, inscribed on the free front endpaper "With the Author's respectful Compts." This is the very rare specimen of what was to ultimately become the great catalogue of the Spencer Collection, published as the Bibliotheca Spenceriana (1814-15) in four volumes with three volumes of supplements appearing in 1822-23. In the rather charming "Address" which serves as the introduction, Dibdin asks for corrections to be pointed out to him "over a home-cook'd beaf-steak, lightly sprinkled with snow-white horse-radish, and flanked with the best lettuce my garden can bestow." A fine and lovely copy. Armorial bookplate, apparently of the Eliot family (their motto: "Credunt quod vident"), and the leather bookplate of Howard Lehman Goodhart, one of Dr. Rosenbach's good clients and father of Phyllis Goodhart Gordan. ? Windle & Pippin A17-"It may not be exaggerating to add that this was the most important prospectus of the many 'fliers' that Dibdin put abroad in his long career." Jackson 28. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de feu M. J.B.G. Haillet de Couronne, Ancien Lieutenant-Général Criminel au Baillage de Rouen, Secrétarie perpétuel honoraire de l'Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de la même Ville, Membre de l'Académie des Belles-Lettres de Caen, etc.

      xvii, 311 pp. 8vo, cont. blue straight-grained half-morocco & paste-paper boards (upper joint a little wormed). Paris: Tilliard Frères, August 1811. A fine sale of 2325 lots, containing about 15,000 volumes, and priced throughout in a contemporary hand. The savant Haillet (1728-1810), a member of a distinguished noble family, formed a library particularly rich in natural history, geography, antiquities, literary history, and bibliography. We learn from the "Avertissement" that Haillet began to collect books at the age of 12 and ultimately formed a library amounting to 48,000 volumes. A fire at the Château de Couronne destroyed more than 16,000 volumes (and another 17,000 volumes or so were considered too damaged to be sold at the auction). He was well-known for his bibliographical expertise and left many scholarly notes regarding various bibliographical projects. Our copy has a contemporary note on the title stating that the sale took place in January and February of 1812. Fine copy and scarce. This copy does not have, as usual, the four-page schedule of the sale. ? Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions...1643-1830, 515. Horne, p. 708-"As M. Haillet not only possessed great taste for bibliography, but was also well skilled in that science; the class of literary history is the most numerous, and most of the works were illustrated by his notes.".

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        The Argonautics. Translated, with notes and observations by W. Preston. London, Stanhope Press, 1811.

      1811. 12mo. 4 vols. in two. With 4 engr. frontispieces and erotic fore-edge paintings. Contemporary red morocco, spine and covers lavishly gilt. All edges gilt. New issue of the 1803 first edition. "In laudanda praestantia huius translationis omnes consentiunt" (Hoffmann). With erotic fore-edge paintings showing a couple engaged in various positions. - Hinges professionally repaired; some insignificant browning and brownstaining to both volumes. Cf. Schweiger I, 39. Hoffmann I, 217.

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        Receipt for Legal Services, Signed, Portsmouth, NH, June 29, 1811.

      1811. A Receipt for Legal Services from Daniel Webster [Manuscript]. Webster, Daniel [1782-1854]. [Wentworth, John (1768-1811)]. [Receipt for Legal Services, Signed]. Portsmouth, NH, June 29, 1811. Single 9-3/4" x 7-3/4" leaf. Moderate toning, fold lines, minor edgewear, short clean tear along one fold line, text in neat hand, docketed on verso. A well-preserved item. * Signed by Webster at bottom with a note stateing "Rec'd balance, June 29, 1811," this receipt lists eight legal services performed by Webster fr John Wentworth between 1807 and 1811, with a total cost of Boston bar in 1805, he established a practice in Portsmouth, NH in 1807 that continued until the beginning of his political career in 1813. Wentworth, the son of New Hampshire's Colonial governor, was a legal writer and attorney in Portsmouth. This receipt shows that Webster and Wentworth enjoyed a collegial relationship. It lists fees for actions in a suits between Wentworth and other parties, such as the Bank of New Hampshire. It also includes a credit for a near-complete set of Wentworth's Complete System of Pleading.

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        Holy Bible in the Arabic Language

      1811 - (BIBLE IN ARABIC). The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Arabic Language. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Sarah Hodgson, 1811. Quarto, contemporary full paneled calf sympathetically rebacked in calf-gilt, red morocco spine label. raised bands. $2850.Early 19th-century quarto edition of the Bible in Arabic, printed for distribution by British evangelists in Africa and Asia, in attractive contemporary paneled calf."This edition, produced under the patronage of the Bishop of Durham (Shute Barrington), was at first undertaken by Joseph Dacre Carlyle (1759-1806), Cambridge Professor of Arabic in 1795, and vicar of Newcastle in 1801. On Carlyle's death Henry Ford, Lord Almoner's Reader in Arabic at Oxford, took up the work, and saw the book through the press in 1811. The text is based, apparently, on the London Polyglot of 1655-57. The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel contributed £250 for 1000 copies to be distributed in Africa and Asia. The British and Foreign Bible Society also gave £250, and in addition purchased, or received for distribution, over 1000 copies" (Darlow & Moule). Text in Arabic (and therefore reading right to left, "back" to "front"). Darlow & Moule 1663. Early owner signature, dated 1816.Occasional light foxing, first few and last few leaves with light expert cleaning. Expert restoration to contemporary boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Weekly Register; Niles? Weekly Register, Niles? National Register. A Complete Run in 76 volumes.

      Baltimore, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, 1811-1849. Philadelphia, 1811-1849. 76 Volumes, [volume 76 in facsimile as published by Burt Franklin]. Index [1811-1817]. Complete with ALL addenda and supplements. Niles' Register was one of the great weekly magazines of the early nineteenth century with a national circulation comparable to today's Newsweek or Time. Hezekiah Niles founded the magazine in 1811 and served as its editor and publisher until 1836. He sought to bring a balanced perspective of national and world events to his readers. As a record of early nineteenth century American politics and economics, nothing compares to the over 30,000 pages of reprints of public documents, treaties, statistical data, articles on the War of 1812, the Mexican American War, the expansion of the nation, news from other newspapers, and a wealth of other information contained in Niles? Register. Thomas Jefferson wrote, "I have found it very valuable as a Repository of documents, original papers and the facts of the day, and the ease with which the index enables us to turn to them." The Register was mailed out every Saturday with one rare interruption in circulation during the War of 1812 "when all the employees 'one small boy excepted' were engaged in military duties" defending Baltimore. Niles? Register essentially ceased publication with the June 27th, 1849 issue. Three single issues of volume 76 were published in September of 1849, numbers 13, 14, and 15; numbers 1 to 12 apparently were never published. Of the 76 volumes, 22 are in their original bindings (quarter, half, there quarter, or full leather) and housed in custom clamshell boxes with brown cloth sides and paper labels on the backs; the remaining 53 volumes are re-cased in uniform brown cloth with paper spine labels. The facsimile volume consisting of three issues of volume 76 is bound in blue cloth with gilt titling on the spine. The leather bindings are in very good condition, and there is an occasional lightly inked page, and occasional foxing. Yes, you can find digital copies of Niles? Register online, but they do not equal the quality of type on paper in the bound volumes. Niles? Register is perhaps the most valuable resource for the history of early nineteenth century America. It is rarely found complete, and it took many years to acquire the volumes that create this set.

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        Vue de Lucerne prise à la colline du Gütsch - Aussicht der Stadt Luzern, gezeichnet auf dem Gütsch.

      Xav. Meyer, Luzern 1811 - Aquatinta von Franz Hegi nach Aug. Schmid. Luzern, Xav. Meyer, 1811. Bildgrösse: 45 x 58 cm. Appenzeller Nr. 77, III Etat. - In vergoldetem Holzrahmen.

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        Fascinating Nantucket whaler certificate of protection from Martha's Vineyard to the Pacific, used to prevent impressment, which led up to the War of 1812. The crew was mostly Free blacks and Indians, and was indeed captured by the British!

      Edgartown, Massachusetts, October 1, 1811. 9.25" x 7.25", 16" x 10". "Two page partially printed document, pages attached with a red wax in four locations along left edge, one wax attachment loose, three are firmly attached. Top page 9.25"" x 7.25"" and is the certificate for the ""Annexed paper"" filed in the office of Edgartown. Embossed seal of an Eagle and the statement ""Custom House Edgartown: Signed "" Tho(mas) Cooke Jr."", Collector. Identifies the ship as ""Ship Mary Anne"", where of ""George Russell Jr, is at prefent mafter"" (present master), with a list of the Seaman. Dated October 1, 1811. Verso blank. The second page is 16"" x 10"" with extensive manuscript with a full detailed list of the passengers by ""Name"", ""rank"" Place of Birth"", Residence"" ""Height"", ""Complexion"" and ""Age"". Verso is signed by ""Tho(mas) Cooke Jr., Coll"", with additional manuscript in Spanish along the bottom and signed.A Protection certificate document for the Nantucket ship, the Mary Ann, for passage from Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard to the Pacific Ocean. What makes Nantucket and Matha's Vineyard truly different is their past. For a relatively brief period during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, these islands of sand at the edge of the Atlantic was the whaling capital of the world and one of the wealthiest communities in America. However by 1760 the local Whale population was virtually exterminated By the time of this Historical certificate dated 1811, they had enlarged their whaling sloops and outfitted them with brick tryworks capable of processing the oil on the open ocean. Now, since it was no longer necessary to return to port as often to deliver bulky blubber, their fleet had a far greater range. By the advent of the American Revolution, Whaling vessels had reached the verge of the Arctic Circle, the west coast of Africa, the east coast of South America and the Falkland Islands to the south.This period of time bridged between the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 also saw major political upheaval. By 1800 the British, bitter over the loss of the colonies just decades earlier, were interrupting our trade ships, confiscating our boats, pirating the contents and imprisoning the sailors aboard. The whaling boats were no exception and in response to impressment of American seaman by British ships, Congress passed an ""Act for the Relief and Protection of American Seamen"" in 1796. The Act required customs collectors to maintain a record of all United States citizens serving on United States vessels. Each seaman, once registered with the customs collector, was given a Seaman's Protection Certificate. This document is an example of such a certificate. These certificates vouched for the citizenship of the individual and included identifying information such as age, height, complexion, place of birth, and in some cases eye and hair color. The intention of these certificates was to discourage impressment.This large certificate is for the Whaling Ship ""Mary Ann of Nantucket"" … now bound from ""Edgartown for the Pacific Ocean"". The document is signed by ""Tho(mas) Cooke Jr. , Collector"" from Edgartown, and dated the October 1, 1811, and includes a list of 16 sailors, with one Captain, George Russel Jr, and a 1st and 2nd Mate, with the balance of the 12 crewman listed as ""Seaman"". Of interest are the ""Complexion"" of the crew. Nantucket had a large representation of blacks and ""Indians"" . Blacks, and a substantial number of whites nurtured a working relationship that recognized both racial differences and shared human characteristics. While the vast majority of American blacks languished under the pains and deprivations of slavery, many in Nantucket could pursue a livelihood and plan their futures as free people. The Nantucket Whaling industry had a historical tradition of black seamanship. However Black seamen were subject to being kidnaped and murdered on the high seas. Although the Atlantic slave trade had become unlawful in 1808, an illegal trade continued, which placed all black seamen in jeopardy. This Protection Certificate showed predominantly Black and Indian seaman described as ""African"",""Mullatto"", ""Dark"", ""Brown"", ""Black', ""Light"", ""Indian"" etc. As fate would have it, this Protection Certificate did not bode the Captain and crew well, as the Ship Mary Ann headed off to sea, sailing from October 1811 to about 1813, but was then seized by the British in the War of 1812. At least one of the crew, John Tuck was known to have died in 1813 at the age of 17. Often impressed seaman where tortured and abused to force compliance.As one studies the document, and becomes deeply entrenched into its history, the reader can not help but contemplate the possibility that any one of these men at a later date, could have ultimately been on board the Whaling boat with Absolum Boston, noted for being the first black Whaling Captain with an all black crew launched in 1820; or instead, have the unfortunate fate of being on board The Essex from the same time period, which was the infamous whaling vessel attacked and sank by a mighty sperm whale, later becoming the inspiration for Herman Melville's epic ""Moby Dick"".A wonderful large, important document with a fundamental accounting of history from the period leading up to the War of 1812. Provenance: The Barbara Johnson Collection of Books & Manuscripts on Whales, Whaling and Related Subjects."

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        Vente d'une Collection de Tableaux capitaux et du plus beau choix, des Trois Ecoles; Statues de marbre, Bronzes, Tables antiques, de Florence, Piscines, et autres objets, provenant de Voyages faits tant en Italie, qu'en Flandres, en Hollande, en Suisse, et à Genève par J. B. P. Lebrun

      â€¦la Vente, Paris le lundi ["16" supplied by hand] et jours suivans. 80, 8 pp. 8vo, cont. red sheep maroquiné, sides with a double gilt fillet & a floral design, flat spine nicely gilt, a.e.g. [Paris]: 1811. One of the very rare auction catalogues issued by Le Brun of paintings, sculptures, bronzes, etc. from his stock. Le Brun (1748-1813), started as a painter who exhibited at the Salon several times, but had his greatest successes as an art dealer, collector, and writer on the history of art (his Galerie des Peintres flamands, hollandaise et allemands, 1792-96 was highly influential). 241 lots with an unnumbered lot at end of "une belle collection de dessins." The final eight leaves provide the schedule of the sale. Bound-in at end is a leaf of manuscript detailing the contents of lot 52 (described in print as "Vingt cinq Tableaux" and providing some artists names and "autres maîtres"). This copy has been priced throughout in a contemporary hand with buyers' names and running totals at the outer upper corner of each leaf. A fine copy from the Heim collection with bookplate. ? Benezit, Vol. 8, p. 596. Lugt 7970.

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        Geister und Gespenster in einer Reihe von Erzählungen. Ein nothwendiger Beitrag zu des Hofraths Jung genannt Stilling Theorie der Geisterkunde.

      Basel, Flick 1810 - 1811. - 2 Bände. 328 S., 1 w. Bl.; 4 Bll., 303 S. Gemusterter Stoff um 1900 mit Rückenschild im Stil d. Zt., Buntpapiervorsätze, Kopfgoldschnitt. Goed. V, 515, 37; Hayn/Got. II, 539: "Selten!" - Erste Ausgabe. - Der Stoff des Einbandes mit Blüten und Schleife zwischen Punkten. Interessantes Exlibris "E. D." (Emmy Destinn, 1878-1930, tschech. Opernsängerin). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

      1811 - BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. The Sixth Edition, Revised and Augmented. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. Four volumes. Octavo, early full tan calf, elaborately blind- and gilt-stamped boards and spines, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges. $1700.Sixth edition of Boswell's celebrated Life of Johnson.With engraved frontispiece portrait of Johnson after Sir Joshua Reynolds and two folding facsimiles of signed documents. Early owner signatures.Light foxing to endpapers. A beautiful set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of Books, in the Various Branches of Literature, which Lately formed the Library of a Distinguished Collector;

      and were Sold by Auction by Mr. Jeffery, of Pall Mall: with their Prices, and Purchasers' Names. 2 p.l., 384 pp. Tall 8vo, cont. marbled boards (carefully rebacked & recornered in sheep), flat spine gilt, uncut. London: P. Martin, 1811. The interest aroused by the Heath sale, which took place in April and May of 1810, appears to have been so widespread that the publishers felt justified in republishing the sale catalogue later in 1810, together with the prices realized and the buyers names. They added twenty-two lots, Nos. 4787-4809, which had not appeared in the original catalogue, but were obviously offered at the end of the sale. According to Fletcher, perhaps only 250 copies of the republished catalogue were printed. Due to continued great demand, a new edition of the enlarged second catalogue was prepared in 1811, with a different printer and publisher. Our copy of this new edition is a fine uncut copy, printed on special fine paper, with the printed names of the buyers and prices and the additional lots. It is rare. Benjamin Heath (1704-66), classical scholar and book collector, "was a collector of rare books from the age of thirteen, and in his lifetime distributed his library between two of his sons, but still left a large collection. There was printed in 1810 a 'Catalogue'. Heath was the principal collector of this library, but it was augmented by his son, the Rev. Benjamin Heath."-D.N.B., IX, pp. 339-40. The sale, which provoked Dibdin to paroxysms of enthusiasm (see his Bibliomania, 1811), realized 8,899 pounds. But its contents no longer belonged to Heath: he had sold it for 3,000 pounds to two booksellers, Cuthell and Martin, who then, at a huge profit, had them auctioned by Jeffrey. Heber was the chief buyer at this sale. Fine and handsome copy from the library of A.R.A. Hobson with bookplate.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

      London: for J. Maynard and F. Zinke,, 1811. With a Life of the Author. Also, a view of the doctrine of Smith, compared with that of the French economists; with a method of facilitating the study of his works; from the French of M. Garnier. In three volumes. 3 volumes, octavo (215 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, smooth spines gilt in compartments, black labels, marbled paper sides, sprinkled edges. Tables to the text. Volumes respectively numbered 483, 484 and 485 to initial blanks in a contemporary hand. Joints superficially cracked in places, but firm, tips rubbed, vol. 3 spine darkened, preliminary blank neatly excised from each volume, vol. 2 with pale spray of foxing to prelims and short closed tear to bottom edge of title and fore edge of sig. 2K, the text unaffected, a few leaves (notably sigs. E7-8 and R7-8) clumsily opened or unopened at lower outer corners in vol. 3, the text spared. A very good copy. An appealing copy of this later London edition, reprinting the text of the fifth edition (1786), the last to be published in Smith's lifetime, and which was itself based on the text of the third edition, the last to which Smith made any significant changes. The Life and the essay by Germaine Garnier, translator of the Wealth into French, were first included together in 1806. With the ownership inscription of noted veterinary surgeon A. E. Mettam, London Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire to the front free endpaper of each volume. Mettam (1867-1917) was in general practice at Retford before becoming the first principal of the newly-established Royal Veterinary College of Ireland in 1900. "Where the political aspects of human rights had taken two centuries to explore, Smith's achievement was to bring the study of economic aspects to the same point in a single work. The Wealth of Nations is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is completely convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (Printing and the Mind of Man).

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        THE VISION OF DON RODERICK; A POEM.

      EDINBURGH. JAMES BALLANTYNE AND CO. 1811. FINELY BOUND IN FULL LEATHER WITH EXTENSIVE GILT DECORATION TO THE FRONT AND REAR BOARDS AND TO THE SPINE. MARBLED END PAPERS. AMORIAL BOOKPLATE OF CONON WILLIAMS ON FRONT PASTEDOWN. 122 PAGES, INCLUDING THE NOTES. SOME FOXING TO THE EARLY AND LATE PAGES BUT A VERY GOOD, CLEAN COPY. THE POEM, FOUNDED ON A SPANISH TRADITION, CONCERNS DON RODERICK THE LAST GOTHIC KING OF SPAIN.

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         Recherches Physico-chimiques faites sur la pile ; sur la préparation chimique et les Propriétés du Potassium et du Sodium ; sur la décomposition de l'acide boracique ; sur les acides fluorique, muriatique et muriatique oxigéné ; qur l'action chimique de la lumière ; sur l'analyse végétale et animale, etc.

      2Avec 6 pl. en taille-douce. P., Deterville, 1811, 2 vol.in-8 br. couvertures muettes, pièce de titre, 401pp. + 5 pl.dépl. + 443pp. + 1 pl.dépl. - très bon état - E.O. Couv.nouvelles, int.correct. FRANCO DE PORT POUR LA FRANCE ( envoi en colissimo). Nous sommes ouverts tous les jours, fériés inclus sauf le mardi. FERMETURE ANNUELLE du 15 au 30 novembre inclus.

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        Autograph letter signed. N. p., Jom haPurim [February/March; year illegible].

      1811. 8vo. 1 p. on double leaf. With autogr. address. To the journalist and politician Ignaz Kuranda (1811-84), requesting a new loan which will enable Hartmann to pay back to Kuranda an earlier one. In Modern High German rather than Yiddish, but in Hebrew letters: "Reb Kurandeleben! [...] Mit größtem Vergnügen ergreife ich die Feder. - Von der Sehnsucht gedrängt Ihnen die mir gestern abend vorgeschossenen Fa[h]rgroschen zu bezahlen, sehe ich mich genöthigt Sie um wenigstens zwei Thaler noch anzupumpen, sonst kann ich Ihnen wenn wir zusammenkommen nicht die Fa[h]rgroschen bezahlen. Thun Sie es also in Ihrem eigenen Interesse. Übrigens gut Purim, steigen Sie mir auf das Tintenfass. - Ihr treuer Mosche Hartman".

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        Voyage pittoresque de Genève à Milan par la route du Simplon.

      Paris, Didot l'aîné, 1811.In-folio de 48 feuillets et 35 planches hors-texte, demi-veau chamois à coins, dos à nerfs, coiffes, mors et coins frottés. Reliure moderne. Exemplaire non rogné. Quelques rousseurs aux feuillets initiaux et finaux. Voici la collation des 96 pages de texte: [8] pages soit 1ff. blanc, faux-titre, titre, 1 ff. de table des planches, 6p. pour le Tableau général du lac de Genève (dernière bl.), [8]p. pour la description des planches, 10p. pour le Tableau général du Valais (dernière bl.), [8]p. pour la description des planches, 4p. pour le Tableau général du Simplon, [34]p. pour la description des planches, 2p. pour le Tableau général du lac Majeur, [12]p. pour la description des planches, [2]p. pour 1 ff. blanc. Illustré de 35 aquatintes sur vélin chamois (portant le filigrane J. Whatman 1811), finement réhaussées au pinceau, la plupart sont signées par G. Lory père ou fils, excepté trois planches non signées, et une planches signée M. de Meuron (Vue du pont de Baveno et de l'Isola Madre), enfin une planche porte, en plus, la signature du graveur Himely (Les eaux d'Amphion). Les planches ont été imprimées à Neuchâtel par Chrétien-Henri Wolfrath. Elle sont en parfaite condition, sans l'ombre de la moindre rousseur! "Voici un des plus beaux et des plus rares albums d'estampes enluminées parus au début du XIXe siècle" (Perret). La publication faisait la promotion de la toute nouvelle route du Simplon, entre le Léman et le lac Majeur, ouverte peu de temps auparavant. Les artistes se rendirent sur les lieux mêmes, aussitôt la voie ouverte, afin de faire les dessins d'après nature. "L'ouvrage de Lory est d'une importance capitale pour l'illustration topographique du Valais" (Gattlen). Le succès de cette iconographie en fit l'un des ouvrages les plus copiés ou imités durant les décennies suivantes. Longchamp, 1858; A. Gattlen, L'estampe topographique du Valais, p. 51 et suivantes; J. Perret, Guide des livres sur la montagne et l'alpinisme, t. II, p. 230. notice [2694]; M. Schlup, Bibliophiles et mécènes. p. 286; J. Perret, Regards sur les Alpes, 100 livres d'exception, 1515-1908, p. 117, notice 34; Rero R005049714.

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        Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes. Historique. Atlas Deuxième partie.

      Langlois. Paris 1811 Atlas petit in-folio ( 350 x 270 mm ). Cartonnage de papier marbré à la bradel, dos lisse janséniste avec pièce de titre de maroquin noir. Page de titre gravée et 12 cartes sur 14 ( les carte dépliantes 1 et 2 sont absentes ) très finement gravées. Quelques mouillures claires. Bon exemplaire agréablement relié de l'un des tous premiers atlas de l'Australie. Ferguson, 449, 536, 979. Hill, 1329. Monglond, VII, 675-680. Nissen, ZBI, 3120. Sabin, 60998. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        \"Pfarrkirche zum heil. Peter in München, erbaut 1327, der Thurm 1607\". Ansicht der Peterskirche mit dem Nordende des Rindermarktes.

       Radierung von Dom. Quaglio, München, 1811, 36 x 24 cm. Trost R47m; Maillinger I, 1768; Pfister II, 120; Slg. Proebst 447; Lentner 1703. - Das seltene, stimmungsvolle Blatt im Abzug vor der Adresse Zellers. Breitrandig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bayern, München

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        Book Rarities; or a Descriptive Catalogue of some of the most Curious, Rare, and Valuable Books of Early Date; chiefly in the Collection of the Right Honourable George John Earl Spencer, K.G. &c. &c. &c

      Three facsimile illus. in the text. iv, 34 pp. 8vo, cont. red half-morocco & brown drab boards, sides ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt, a.e.g. London: Printed by W. Bulmer, 1811. First edition, limited to 36 copies only (so printed on the half-title), and a presentation copy, inscribed on the free front endpaper "With the Author's respectful Compts." This is the very rare specimen of what was to ultimately become the great catalogue of the Spencer Collection, published as the Bibliotheca Spenceriana (1814-15) in four volumes with three volumes of supplements appearing in 1822-23. In the rather charming "Address" which serves as the introduction, Dibdin asks for corrections to be pointed out to him "over a home-cook'd beaf-steak, lightly sprinkled with snow-white horse-radish, and flanked with the best lettuce my garden can bestow." A fine and lovely copy. Armorial bookplate, apparently of the Eliot family (their motto: "Credunt quod vident"), and the leather bookplate of Howard Lehman Goodhart, one of Dr. Rosenbach's good clients and father of Phyllis Goodhart Gordan. ? Windle & Pippin A17-"It may not be exaggerating to add that this was the most important prospectus of the many 'fliers' that Dibdin put abroad in his long career." Jackson 28.

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        Treatises with Hand Coloured Drawings

      [Montpellier], 1811. Manuscript journal of scientific observations and erudite theories, mainly of botanical and medical interest, as well as personal reflections and autobiographical notes, most likely made by Fulcrand Nicolas Pouzin, a respected botanist, physician, and professor of Botany and Natural History of Medicine, who also served as apothecary at the Faculty of Medicine in Montpellier the year after he graduated from there. 8vo. 956 pages in a fine cursive hand, plus two fold-out hand drawn and coloured illustrations, and a coloured illustrated title page. All text is in French. Half calf over marbled boards titled to spine, a recent binding representative of the period. Volume measures approximately 19 x 23 cm. A philosophical and historical volume penned by a learned man of science, containing a selection of his own works, mostly unpublished, the author's interest and knowledge in the fields of botany and medicine are emphasized throughout. As well as, the dissertation published in Montpellier in 1799 to guide botanists in the Alps, for example, "Lettres sur la Botanique" is the heading for a log of 14 letters, 184 pages combined, written by Fulcrand to an unidentified recipient. A chart outlines the work of botanist Joseph Pitton de Tournefort who made the first definition of the concept of genus for plants. Another chart illustrates certain classifications of species according to Carl Linnaeus. Distinguishing features of plants are also classified and discussed. Medical topics include the anatomy and physiology of the brain, among other things. In a work titled "De la préminence des Sciences sur les lettres" he examines concerns of scholars in his day. Excerpts from select works in the journal: "Mon projet en attendant le printemps est de m'occuper a létude de l'histoire naturelle principalement de la Botanique. Si ce projet peut te plaire... je partagerois avec toi mes études animés pour nos mutuelles observations..." [My project whilst waiting for spring is the study of Natural History, mainly botany. If this project pleases you... I will share my active studies with you for collaborative observation...page 409 ] "La Botanique ma chère amie, cette partie de l'histoire naturelle qui s'occupe de la connaissance des plantes est une science d'autant plus précieuse que ses recherches ne tendent qu'a conserver ou a retablir la santé aux hommes... l'objet de la Botanique est immense..." [Botany, my dear friend, the part of natural history that deals with the understanding of plants, is a most valuable science as the research tends to preserve or restore the health of man ...the scope of Botany is immense... page 427 ] Capturing his two main academic interests, he writes a history on the ancient city of Maguelone, its cathedral still standing in remains some ten kilometers from Montpellier, in the Hérault department of southern France. "Notice sur l'ancienne ville de Maguelone", 48 pages in manuscript, and illustrated with a lovely watercoloured sketch drawing and map, concludes with a comment that the region is attractive to botanists, followed by directions for plant collectors seeking a particularly rare specimen. The auto-biographical preface and the journal's content together suggest that the author of this is Fulcrand Nicolas Pouzin (1774-1822), a well-known botanist and physician of Montpellier. Here he mentions joining the army in Egypt at age sixteen [1790] and spending a brief time in Italy. Also in his preface, Fulcrand reveals his propensity for written arts and father's unyielding disapproval. Several of his letters herein are signed Valé presumably his pseudonym. After completing his secondary education and serving briefly in the French Army in Egypt, the writer attempted to establish himself in the arts community in Italy, to no avail. He subsequently succumbed to continue his family's legacy. Fulcrand graduated from Montpellier's Faculty of Medicine in 1793 and was subsequently employed as apothecary there from the "trimestre de germinal ans II" which was the seventh month of the French Republican calendar (1793-1805) originally running from March 21 to April 19. Fulcrand was a professor of botany and the natural history of medicine at the Faculty of Pharmacy (as also was his brother) from its founding in 1803 until his death in 1822 at the young age of forty-eight. His portrait is preserved there today. Fulcrand wrote many scientific treatises, some of which were published by the University of Pharmacy's, and others in the journal of learned scientific societies. In the present volume we find a work titled, "Avis au Botaniste qui doit parcourir les Alpes," presumably being the original draft. Published in 1799, the full title of Fulcrand's treatise was "Avis au Botaniste qui doit parcourir les Alpes: essai présenté et soutenu à l'Ecole de médecine de Montpellier." A member of the learned society for scholars of science, "l'Académie des sciences et lettres de Montpellier" he also wrote papers for its journals. The year after this volume was made, Fulcrand made a study on the effects of natural water sources on human health, an undertaking for which he is widely remembered. His results were published in a treatise in 1812, titled "De l'insalubrité des étangs et des moyens d'y rémédier" [On the unhealthiness of ponds and ways to remedy them]. From a family of high achievers specializing in science and medicine, Fulcrand's father was Montpellier's master apothecary Hugues Pouzin. His brother, six years his senior, was also a leading pharmacist and professor. All three were associated with Montpellier's prestigious Universities of Pharmacy and Medicine. Excerpts from the preface: "A peine avois-je quitté le collège ou j'avois terminé mes études et étois-je rentré dans la maison paternelle que je m'apperçu d'une prédiction marquée... et un Beau matin je dis partir leger d'argent... je fus employé dans l'expédition de l'armée d'Egipte, j'avoir alors seize ans; au retour de l'armée je fus à Paris... enfin j'obtenu une place au fond de l'Italie... deux années étoient apeine écoulées que je me vis déplacé et sans d'autres moyens... fatigué des désagréments... je me décidai a revenir chez mes parents... Je voulus d'abord être medecin... je n'étois pas destiné a être disciple d'esculape, et je le devint de Themis... ce fut alors que je remassai et les papiers qu'en pourtant j'avois caché... et ceux que j'avois conservé dans le cours de mes voyages... dans mes moments de loisir, je les transcrit sans ordre et comme ils se presentoient sous ma main, sur les cahiers qui forment ce volume... un bon nombres des pièces se trouvent avoir étés publiées dans les journaux ou [...] à qui elles etoient addressées, a peine avoit-je achevé... reconçant alors a la manier d'écrire... pour m'occuper de mon nouvel etat, je resolu de faire de ces cahiers un volume sous le titre de Portefeuille Secret pour que si jamais j'ai des enfants ils sachent par le titre seul qu'il y a des choses qu'ils ne peuvent lire dans leurs jeunes âge... Je leurs ordones même après ma mort... de bruler ce volume n'ayant pas le courage de le faire moi même..." [No sooner had I left college where I had finished my studies and I had returned to my father's house, I realized a prediction... One beautiful morning and I departed with very little money ... employed with the expedition of the Egyptian Army, I was then sixteen; returning from the army I was in Paris ... I finally got a place at the heart of Italy ... two years were passed and I was displaced with no other means ... tired of the inconveniences... I decided to return to my parents... I wanted become a doctor... was not destined for the discipline of medicine, and I became Themis [a counselor?]... it was then that I took out the papers that I had hidden... and those which I had kept in the course of my travels... in my spare time I transcribed them in no particular order and as they presented themselves in my hand, the accounts that make up this volume... good numbers of the works were published in journals or... to whom they were addressed; barely had I finished... renouncing the occupation of writing... to take care of my new condition, I resolved to make from my writings a volume titled Secret Pocketbook, so that if I ever children they will know for the title itself that there are things they should not read in their young age... I permit them even after my death... to burn this volume, not having the courage to do it myself...] Further revealing the botanist's little known personal interests and supplementary studies, among them lepidoptera and philosophical history, his volume contains several poems such as Connal et Crimora by Turgot, letters and dissertations covering a myriad of topics, cogitative and factual. A mere glimpse at the subject matter finds reflections on the ideas of ancient philosophers, Greek mythology illustrated in theatre (Ulysses in the court of Alcinous), spiritualism, Italian sonnets translated and analysed in French, specific observations in medicine and natural history including the evolution of botanical science, and an account of an expedition to find a rare butterfly. Other examples include an essay on the Academy of the Floral Games, the most ancient literary institution of the western world, titled "Essai historique sur l'académie des jeux floraux"; a treatise on the life of Anne 'Ninon' de l'Enclos (1620-1705), a French female author, courtesan, freethinker, and patron of the arts; a review on the romance novel Eugène de Rothelin. Excerpts from his expedition to observe butterflies: "16 janvier 1801... Mystères de science... faire voyages dans les etroits et penibles sentiers... sur cette plaine vivante qui environne ton chateau - admire ce chef d'oeuvre de la creation... nous avons sous nos yeaux la livre de la nature dans lequel tout est contenu et qui est ouvert pour tout le monde... ton amie Mlle. de XXXXX qui est folle des papillons des insectes des plantes; elle jouit au moins du plaisir d'être au campagne...Deux jours après mon arrivé je fus la voire, ainsi que je te l'avais promis j'arrivai au chateau... Mlle de XXXXX était deja a battre les champs, son pere avec qui j'ai déjeunai...il ne partage nullement son enthuiasme pour les productions naturelles... et l'obliger a quitter la place qu'a lui vanter la beauté d'un papillon ou d'un insecte, nous décrire les parties et les habitudes..." [16 January 1801. Mysteries of science... to travel through narrow and distressing paths... on this living plain that surrounds your castle - admire this masterpiece of creation ... we have before our eyes the book of nature in which everything is contained and which is open for everyone... your friend Miss XXXXX who loves butterflies, insects and plants... enjoys at least the pleasure of being in the country... Two days after my arrival, as I had promised you, I was able to visit her ... upon my arrival at the castle Miss XXXXX was already out working the field, her father, with whom I had lunch... does not share her enthusiasm for nature... and forced her to leave the place which extols the beauty of a butterfly or an insect, its parts and habits described...] The Faculty of Pharmacy of Montpellier, part of the University of Montpellier, is devoted to research and education in pharmaceutical sciences and medical biology. In 1792, the College of Apothecaries was suppressed, but most of its members (White, Pouzin, Reboul, Rey, Virenque) reappeared in Year XI (1803) as professors and founders of the School of Pharmacy. [After the French Revolution, Napoleon's Law of 11 April 1803 had facilitated the creation of a separate School of Pharmacy in Montpellier.] La Faculté de Pharmacie de Montpellier, officiellement sciences pharmaceutiques et biologiques, est une unité de formation et de recherche composante de l'université de Montpellier, pour la formation, les enseignements et la recherche en lien avec les sciences pharmaceutiques et la biologie médicale. Après la Révolution française, à la suite d'abus patents, Napoléon promulgua la loi du 11 avril 1803 (21 germinal an XI) qui créa une École spéciale de pharmacie à Montpellier. En 1792 le Collège des apothicaires fut supprimé, mais la plupart de ses membres (Blanc, Pouzin, Reboul, Rey, Virenque) reparaissent en l'an XI (1803) comme professeurs-fondateurs de l'Ecole de Pharmacie. Martin Hugues César Pouzin (1768-1822), était le premier professeur de botanique et d'histoire naturelle des médicaments. Son fils aîné, Roméo Pouzin (1795-1860), devenu aussi professeur de botanique et d'histoire naturelle des médicaments Par son testament du 18 juillet 1859, Roméo Pouzin fait don à l'Ecole de sa bibliothèque, de ses collections scientifiques, de son portrait et de celui de son père. C'est là le premier exemple d'un legs important fait à l'Ecole par l'un de ses professeurs. Fulcrand Nicolas Pouzin's elder brother was Martin Hugues César Pouzin (1768-1822), a pharmacist and also a professor at the Collège des apothicaires de Montpellier [College of Apothecaries, Montpellier], known after the French Revolution as the Faculté de Pharmacie de Montpellier or École de Pharmacie [Faculty of Pharmacy]. In 1793 Martin fought in the French Revolutionary Wars with L'armée des Pyrénées orientales [The Army of the Eastern Pyrenees]. He was the first Professor of Botany and the Natural History of Medicine at the college, since its founding in 1803, and created the school's first botanical garden. Martin's son is François Hugues Roméo Pouzin (1795-1860), a pharmacist, doctor, and professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy at Montpellier, and Director of the Faculty of Pharmacy from 1856 to 1859. In his will dated 18 July 1859, Pouzin donated his library and herbarium to the college, possibly other scientific collections, and the portrait of his father. This was the first important bequest to the college by one of its professors.

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        Journaux des Sièges, entrepris par les Alliés en Espagne. Pendant les années 1811 et 1812. Suivis de 2 discours sur l'organisation des armées anglaises et sur les moyens de la perfectionner.

      1811. ANCELIN et POCHARD. 1821. In-8.Carré. Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Rousseurs. XIV + 464 pages + IX planches dépliantes de cartes en noir et blanc, en fin d'ouvrage. Etiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons de bibliothèque sur la page de titre et dans quelques marges. Traduit de l'anglais par M.G.

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        Christina, the Maid of the South Seas; a Poem

      Printed by A. J. Valpy for F. C. and J. Rivington, London 1811 - x, 332p. Original paper boards, paper label on spine, uncut. "The poem is founded on the discovery of the settlement established on Pitcairn Island by some of the mutineers of the Bounty. The time occupied by the action is four nights and four days." Ferguson, 519. As a manuscript, the work was apparently read and corrected by James Burney who sailed with Captain James Cook and the proofs were corrected by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The poem in four cantos is augmented with descriptive notes based on the works of Cook, Bligh, Bougainville and other early explorers. A lovely copy of this extremely scarce work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kurzgefaßtes System der gerichtlichen Arzneywissenschaft. Vierte verbesserte Auflage ( angebunden: Metzger, Gerichtlich-medizinische Abhandlungen: Supplement 1+2 )

      Doll, Wien 1811 - ( 3 Teile in einem Bande ) Mit VIII, 300, 2 n.n. Blätter sowie angebunden: Metzger, Joh.Dan. " Gerichtlich-medizinische Abhandlungen. Ein Supplement zu seinem kurzgefaßten System der gerichtlichen Arzneywissenschaft: 1. Teil, Doll, Wien, 1810 mit 2 n.n. Blättern, 136 Seiten - sowie 2. Teil ( Wien 1811 ) mit 2 n.n. Blättern, 128 Seiten. Pappband der Zeit mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 20 x 12 cm ) Inhalt u.a.: Nötige Eigenschaften des gerichtlichen Arztes - Hülfswissenschaften der gerichtlichen Arzneywissenschat / Tödlichkeit der Verletzungen im Allgemeinen - Tödlichkeit der Verletzungen nach ihren verschiedenen Gattungen - Tödlichkeit der Verletzungen der verschiedenen Teile des menschlichen Körpers nach ihrer Lage und Verrichtungen - Kopfverletzungen - Halsverletzungen - Brustverletzungen - Bauchverletzungen - Verletzungen der Extremitäten - Erstickungen - Selbstmord und zweifelhafte Todesarten / Zweifelhafte Geburtsfälle: Mißgeburten - Unreife Geburten - Früh- und spätreife Geburten - Zwillingen und untergeschobene Geburten - Todgefundene neugeborene Kinder - Todesarten neugeborener Kinder / Zweifelhafte Krankheiten: Vorgeschützte Krankheiten - Ungeschuldigte Krankheiten - Vom Wahnsinn / Vom menschlichen Alter und Dauer des Lebens / Gesetzwidriger Beischlaf: Verlust der Jungfrauschaft und Notzüchtigung Schwangerschaft - Unnatürlicher Beischlaf / Zweifel über Zeugungsvermögen: Männliches Zeugungsvermögen - Weibliches Zeugungsvermögen - Hermaphroditen. In den Supplementen u.a.: ( Supplement 1 ): Über die verschiedenen in Leichnamen zu untersuchenden Todesarten - Über früh- und spätreife Geburten - Über Geistesverirrungen - Über die Lungenprobe - Über den Vagitus uterius - Über Löffler`s Zeichenlehre: ob ein Kind lebendig, oder tot zur Welt gekommen sei - Über die Folgen des unehelichen und unnatürlichen Beischlafs - Über Hospitäler / ( Supplement 2 ): Über Arsenikvergiftung und ihre Folgen - Über Opiumvergiftung und ihre Folgen - Über Hospitäler - Über Irrhäuser und Behandlung der Wahnsinnigen - Über einige neu errichtete Medizinalanstalten zu Königsberg - Über Verbesserung der Anstalten zur Rettung der Ertrunkenen. Einband stärker berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen diverse Besitzvermerke und Bibliotheksstempel auf Innendeckel sowie auf erstem Titelblatt ( u.a.: Crullsche Familien-Bibliothek ), einige Seiten gering fleckig, einige Seiten etwas angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig. Insgesamt aber innen von recht guter Erhaltung. - selten - ( Gewicht 600 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Secret Strategical Instructions

      1811 - FREDERICK, King of Prussia (SMITH, Charles Hamilton, translator). Secret Strategical Instructions, of Frederic the Second, for His Inspectors General. Translated from the German by Captain C.H. Smith. Coventry: R. Pratt et al., 1811. Slim quarto, early 20th-century three-quarter red polished calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut (original front wrapper bound in). $9800.First translation into English of Frederick the Great's Secret Instructions, intended to complement Foster's 1762 translation of Frederick's Military Instructions, with 31 hand-colored copperplates by Smith of fortifications and strategic formations (five folding), Frederick's biographer Thomas Carlyle's copy, inscribed, "To Major Genl. Sir Colin Campbell G.C.B &c &c, with many kind regards, T. Carlyle, Chelsea, Decr 1853." With an additional gift inscription to Major-General Clayton Bissell, Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence in World War II.In the turbulent 18th century, the small state of Prussia was led by a man "of high military genius, capable of infusing into others his own undaunted spirit, while his subjects had learned both from him and his predecessors habits of patience, perseverance, and discipline"(Britannica). In the Seven Years War, which pitted Prussia against an overwhelming Continental alliance of Austria, Russia, France, and Saxony, Frederick the Second "distinguished himself by continually keeping at bay much more powerful antagonists. He took advantage of the natural lack of cohesion of coalitions and fought his enemies, so far as possible, one at a time. The superior discipline of the Prussian army allowed Frederick to march it to the theater of war in small detachments, from various directions, uniting only shortly before a battle was to be fought. He also made the most of the oblique order of battle which he had inculcated in the Prussian army and which allowed him to concentrate his forces against emerging weak spots in his enemies' more ponderous formations" (Encyclopedia of World Biography). This translation of the King of Prussia's commentary on the plates for his famous military handbook is intended as a supplement to Foster's English translation of Frederick's Military Instructions (1762), which "relates chiefly to strategies." This work focuses rather on his military tactics"" his "manner of misleading the enemy respecting the real point of attack"" even the art of rapidly passing from the defensive to the offensive state, keeping in view all the chances of success. By these principles, peculiarly his own, he was enabled often to accomplish great actions with small comparative means." This copy belonged to Thomas Carlyle, whose last major work was the epic life of Frederick the Great, History of Friedrich II of Prussia (1858-65). "Carlyle had once more set out, in his imperturbable romantic way, to do something more than make known to the world "˜what had happened.' Not but what he was, in respect of the truth of history, just as conscientious in his way as historians of the scientific school are. This is to be seen in the unwearying labor with which he collected his materials, poring over libraries of "˜dull books'; and in his efforts to see with his own eyes the backgrounds against which Frederick's life was played, the battlefields on which he fought. But there was another purpose which, in the first instance, moved him to undertake the work; he set out with the object of demonstrating the heroic in Frederick, of illustrating his thesis of "˜the hero as king" (Cambridge History). This is Carlyle's own copy of Frederick's Secret Strategical Instructions, which he presented to Major General, Sir Colin Campbell, who after having fought in the Sikh Wars in India eventually resigned his command and in March 1853 returned to England. Carlyle saw him in December, when he gave him this book.Light scattered foxing. A near-fine copy with extraordinary provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ITINERAIRE DE PARIS A JERUSALEM ET DE JERUSALEM A PARIS EN ALLANT PAR LA GRECE, ET REVENANT PAR L'EGYPTE, LA BARBARIE ET L'ESPAGNE

      - CHATEAUBRIAND (F. A. de).Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem et de Jérusalem à Paris en allant par la Grèce, et revenant par l'Egypte, la Barbarie et l'Espagne.P., Le Normant, 1811, 3 vol. in-8°, cart. époque, coiffes émoussées, 1 gr. carte dépl. h.t., 1 fac-sim. dépl., qques rouss. Edition originale. 1550 gr [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ifflands mimische Darstellungen für Schauspieler und Zeichner. Während der Vorstellung gezeichnet zu Berlin in den Jahren 1808 bis 1812. Hefte 2-4, 7-10, 12-18 (von 20) Berlin (u. Breslau), Gebrüder Henschel, (1808-1811).

      1811. 13 (statt 20) Hefte in einem Band. Mit zusammen 12 gest. Orig.-Lieferungstiteln (davon 11 aufgezogen zwischengebunden), 78 (von 120) radierten Tafeln von Wilhelm u. Moritz Henschel und 2 SS. Subskriptionsanzeige. Etwas späterer Pappband mit intarsierter Originalbroschur unter Verwendung eines der Lieferungstitel. Gr.-4to. Erste Ausgabe der in 20 Einzelheften erschienenenen Darstellungen nach Aufführungsskizzen. Iffland selbst ist u. a. dargestellt als König Lear und Shylock, der Geizige im Stück gleichen Titels von Molière sowie als Nathan der Weise. So umfangreich wie vorliegend von größter Seltenheit. Heft 14 u. 16 in sich verbunden, aber komplett. Es fehlen das erste sowie die letzten beiden Hefte, außerdem die Hefte 5, 6, 11 und 15. - Auf dt. Auktionen außer einem einzigen kompletten Exemplar (Bassenge 1990) seit 1950 nur ein Einzelheft der Serie nachweisbar (Dörling 84, 24. XI. 1975, Nr. 792 [Heft 19 mit 6 Kupfern, DM 240]). Auch im Rahmen der gleichnamigen Ausstellung der Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin, die ausschließlich dem vorliegenden Werk (4. II.-26. III. 2005) gewidmet war, konnte nur ein gerade erst im Jahr davor erworbenes, unvollständiges Exemplar präsentiert werden. In den Rändern teils etwas finger- bzw. stockfleckig, im ganzen aber sehr ansprechendes Exemplar. Die Darstellung des "Hettmann im Schauspiel Graf Benjowsky" hübsch zeitgenössisch koloriert. Slg. Kippenberg 5082 (15 Hefte mit zusammen 90 Tafeln). Lipperheide Uce 9. Hiler 456. Thieme/B. XVI, 430 (dat. 1808-1819). Nicht bei Colas und in Ornamentstichslg. Berlin. Nicht in Kayser u. Goedeke.

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        THE HISTORY OF LITTLE FANNY Exemplified in a Series of Figures.

      London, S. & J. Fuller, 1811.. SEVENTH EDITION 1811, 12mo, 125 x 100 mm, 5 x 4 inches, printed thin grey card covers, 15 pages of text including title page, 7 of 7 hand coloured paper doll figures, a movable head and 4 hats as required. Story in verse about little girl who has adventures after running away from home when she is not allowed to wear her new winter outfit. Tiny slit next to spine where ribbon was originally threaded, neat early inscription on front pastedown, pages clean, 6 figures have had some neat strengthening on reverse including the head and the head of the doll held by the first figure, the movable head slightly darkened from handling. Original printed slipcase present but split at side and bottom, at some time repaired with gummed paper but no longer effective. Inscription dated 1815 at top of slipcase. Acceptable copy. First published in 1810 it was to prove a very popular item but fragile and rarely found complete. Osborne Volume I page 418 (4th edition) and II page 1052 (2nd edition). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        TRANSLADO DE MANUSCRITOS. MEMORIAS DEL CUERPO DE ARTILLERÍA. 17 CUADERNOS.

      PARA CELEBRAR NUESTRO 25 ANIVERSARIO APLICAMOS UN 10 % DE DESCUENTO EN TODOS NUESTROS ARTICULOS ( DESCUENTO YA APLICADO AL PRECIO QUE FIGURA EN EL ARTICULO ). - Nº 2, Privilegios del Cuerpo, 15 folios * nº 3, Uniformes, 12 folios * nº 4, Gratificaciones á los individuos de los Res. Cpos. De Artillería é Ingenieros, 18 folios * nº 5, Monte Pio, 49 folios * nº 6, Propuestas, 12 folios * nº 7, Premios, 60 folios + 1 impreso sobre la Orden Militar de S. Fernando, 28 págs. año 1811 * nº 8, Admisión de reclutas, 10 folis * nº 9, Licencias, 10 folios * nº 10, Asuntos de Milicias, 21 folios * nº 11, Lacticinios, Ayunos y asuntos de Capellanes, 39 folios + 1 impreso sobre Jurisdicción Castrense, 8 págs. año 1779 * nº 12, Casamientos, 23 folios + impreso casamientos, 3 págs. año 1819 * nº 13, Sobre el modo de declarar, 9 folios * nº 14, Penas adiccionales á la Ordenanza General, 28 folios * nº 15, Sobre Desertores, 30 folios * nº 16, Sobre Jurisdicciónes, competencias y puntos relativos á los Juzgados y Consejos de Guerra, 102 folios + 1 impreso, Diario de avisos de Madrid, 8 págs. año 1828 * nº 17, Sobre Honores, 20 folios + 1 impreso, Diario de avisos de Madrid, 4 págs. año 1828 * nº 18, Sobre asuntos de rentas, 24 folios + 1 impreso, Diario de avisos de Madrid, 4 págs. año 1828. Los 17 cuadernillos encuadernados en 4 tomos plena piel, nervios, tejuelos. Cada cuadernillo tiene su portada e índice. Manuscrito de dos manos, muy legible, hojas en blanco. Están fechados entre 1779 y 1828. # manuscrito. Militaría. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manuscript Treatises on Botany and Medicine with Hand-Coloured Drawings

      Montpellier, 1811. [Montpellier], 1811. Manuscript journal of scientific observations and erudite theories, mainly of botanical and medical interest, as well as personal reflections and autobiographical notes, most likely made by Fulcrand Nicolas Pouzin, a respected botanist, physician, and professor of Botany and Natural History of Medicine, who also served as apothecary at the Faculty of Medicine in Montpellier the year after he graduated from there. 8vo. 956 pages in a fine cursive hand, plus two fold-out hand drawn and coloured illustrations, and a coloured illustrated title page. All text is in French. Half calf over marbled boards titled to spine, a recent binding representative of the period. Volume measures approximately 19 x 23 cm. Very good condition, clean and bright, an intriguing and informative volume in a meticulous cursive hand. A philosophical and historical volume penned by a learned man of science, containing a selection of his own works, mostly unpublished, the author's interest and knowledge in the fields of botany and medicine are emphasized throughout. As well as the dissertation published in Montpellier in 1799 to guide botanists in the Alps, for example, "Lettres sur la Botanique" is the heading for a log of 14 letters, 184 pages combined, written by Fulcrand to an unidentified recipient. A chart outlines the work of botanist Joseph Pitton de Tournefort who made the first definition of the concept of genus for plants. Another chart illustrates certain classifications of species according to Carl Linnaeus. Distinguishing features of plants are also classified and discussed. Medical topics include the anatomy and physiology of the brain, among other things. In a work titled "De la prééminence des Sciences sur les lettres" he examines concerns of scholars in his day. Excerpts from select works in the journal: "Mon projet en attendant le printemps est de m'occuper a létude de l'histoire naturelle principalement de la Botanique. Si ce projet peut te plaire... je partagerois avec toi mes études animés pour nos mutuelles observations..." [My project whilst waiting for spring is the study of Natural History, mainly botany. If this project pleases you... I will share my active studies with you for collaborative observation...page 409 ] "La Botanique ma chère amie, cette partie de l'histoire naturelle qui s'occupe de la connaissance des plantes est une science d'autant plus précieuse que ses recherches ne tendent qu'a conserver ou a retablir la santé aux hommes... l'objet de la Botanique est immense..." [Botany, my dear friend, the part of natural history that deals with the understanding of plants, is a most valuable science as the research tends to preserve or restore the health of man ...the scope of Botany is immense... page 427 ] Capturing his two main academic interests, he writes a history on the ancient city of Maguelone, its cathedral still standing in remains some ten kilometers from Montpellier, in the Hérault department of southern France. "Notice sur l'ancienne ville de Maguelone", 48 pages in manuscript, and illustrated with a lovely watercoloured sketch drawing and map, concludes with a comment that the region is attractive to botanists, followed by directions for plant collectors seeking a particularly rare specimen. The auto-biographical preface and the journal's content together suggest that the author of this is Fulcrand Nicolas Pouzin (1774-1822), a well-known botanist and physician of Montpellier. Here he mentions joining the army in Egypt at age sixteen [1790] and spending a brief time in Italy. Also in his preface, Fulcrand reveals his propensity for written arts and father's unyielding disapproval. Several of his letters herein are signed Valé presumably his pseudonym. After completing his secondary education and serving briefly in the French Army in Egypt, the writer attempted to establish himself in the arts community in Italy, to no avail. He subsequently succumbed to continue his family's legacy. Fulcrand graduated from Montpellier's Faculty of Medicine in 1793 and was subsequently employed as apothecary there from the "trimestre de germinal ans II" which was the seventh month of the French Republican calendar (1793-1805) originally running from March 21 to April 19. Fulcrand was a professor of botany and the natural history of medicine at the Faculty of Pharmacy (as also was his brother) from its founding in 1803 until his death in 1822 at the young age of forty-eight. His portrait is preserved there today. Fulcrand wrote many scientific treatises, some of which were published by the University of Pharmacy's, and others in the journal of learned scientific societies. In the present volume we find a work titled, "Avis au Botaniste qui doit parcourir les Alpes," presumably being the original draft. Published in 1799, the full title of Fulcrand's treatise was "Avis au Botaniste qui doit parcourir les Alpes: essai présenté et soutenu à l'Ecole de médecine de Montpellier." A member of the learned society for scholars of science, "l'Académie des sciences et lettres de Montpellier" he also wrote papers for its journals. The year after this volume was made, Fulcrand made a study on the effects of natural water sources on human health, an undertaking for which he is widely remembered. His results were published in a treatise in 1812, titled "De l'insalubrité des étangs et des moyens d'y rémédier" [On the unhealthiness of ponds and ways to remedy them]. From a family of high achievers specializing in science and medicine, Fulcrand's father was Montpellier's master apothecary Hugues Pouzin. His brother, six years his senior, was also a leading pharmacist and professor. All three were associated with Montpellier's prestigious Universities of Pharmacy and Medicine. Excerpts from the preface: "A peine avois-je quitté le collège ou j'avois terminé mes études et étois-je rentré dans la maison paternelle que je m'apperçu d'une prédiction marquée... et un Beau matin je dis partir leger d'argent... je fus employé dans l'expédition de l'armée d'Egipte, j'avoir alors seize ans; au retour de l'armée je fus à Paris... enfin j'obtenu une place au fond de l'Italie... deux années étoient apeine écoulées que je me vis déplacé et sans d'autres moyens... fatigué des désagréments... je me décidai a revenir chez mes parents... Je voulus d'abord être medecin... je n'étois pas destiné a être disciple d'esculape, et je le devint de Themis... ce fut alors que je remassai et les papiers qu'en pourtant j'avois caché... et ceux que j'avois conservé dans le cours de mes voyages... dans mes moments de loisir, je les transcrit sans ordre et comme ils se presentoient sous ma main, sur les cahiers qui forment ce volume... un bon nombres des pièces se trouvent avoir étés publiées dans les journaux ou [...] à qui elles etoient addressées, a peine avoit-je achevé... reconçant alors a la manier d'écrire... pour m'occuper de mon nouvel etat, je resolu de faire de ces cahiers un volume sous le titre de Portefeuille Secret pour que si jamais j'ai des enfants ils sachent par le titre seul qu'il y a des choses qu'ils ne peuvent lire dans leurs jeunes âge... Je leurs ordones même après ma mort... de bruler ce volume n'ayant pas le courage de le faire moi même..." [No sooner had I left college where I had finished my studies and I had returned to my father's house, I realized a prediction... One beautiful morning and I departed with very little money ... employed with the expedition of the Egyptian Army, I was then sixteen; returning from the army I was in Paris ... I finally got a place at the heart of Italy ... two years were passed and I was displaced with no other means ... tired of the inconveniences... I decided to return to my parents... I wanted become a doctor... was not destined for the discipline of medicine, and I became Themis [a counselor?]... it was then that I took out the papers that I had hidden... and those which I had kept in the course of my travels... in my spare time I transcribed them in no particular order and as they presented themselves in my hand, the accounts that make up this volume... good numbers of the works were published in journals or... to whom they were addressed; barely had I finished... renouncing the occupation of writing... to take care of my new condition, I resolved to make from my writings a volume titled Secret Pocketbook, so that if I ever children they will know for the title itself that there are things they should not read in their young age... I permit them even after my death... to burn this volume, not having the courage to do it myself...] Further revealing the botanist's little known personal interests and supplementary studies, among them lepidoptera and philosophical history, his volume contains several poems such as Connal et Crimora by Turgot, letters and dissertations covering a myriad of topics, cogitative and factual. A mere glimpse at the subject matter finds reflections on the ideas of ancient philosophers, Greek mythology illustrated in theatre (Ulysses in the court of Alcinous), spiritualism, Italian sonnets translated and analysed in French, specific observations in medicine and natural history including the evolution of botanical science, and an account of an expedition to find a rare butterfly. Other examples include an essay on the Academy of the Floral Games, the most ancient literary institution of the western world, titled "Essai historique sur l'académie des jeux floraux"; a treatise on the life of Anne 'Ninon' de l'Enclos (1620-1705), a French female author, courtesan, freethinker, and patron of the arts; a review on the romance novel Eugène de Rothelin. Excerpts from his expedition to observe butterflies: "16 janvier 1801... Mystères de science... faire voyages dans les etroits et penibles sentiers... sur cette plaine vivante qui environne ton chateau - admire ce chef d'oeuvre de la creation... nous avons sous nos yeaux la livre de la nature dans lequel tout est contenu et qui est ouvert pour tout le monde... ton amie Mlle. de XXXXX qui est folle des papillons des insectes des plantes; elle jouit au moins du plaisir d'être au campagne...Deux jours après mon arrivé je fus la voire, ainsi que je te l'avais promis j'arrivai au chateau... Mlle de XXXXX était deja a battre les champs, son pere avec qui j'ai déjeunai...il ne partage nullement son enthuiasme pour les productions naturelles... et l'obliger a quitter la place qu'a lui vanter la beauté d'un papillon ou d'un insecte, nous décrire les parties et les habitudes..." [16 January 1801. Mysteries of science... to travel through narrow and distressing paths... on this living plain that surrounds your castle - admire this masterpiece of creation ... we have before our eyes the book of nature in which everything is contained and which is open for everyone... your friend Miss XXXXX who loves butterflies, insects and plants... enjoys at least the pleasure of being in the country... Two days after my arrival, as I had promised you, I was able to visit her ... upon my arrival at the castle Miss XXXXX was already out working the field, her father, with whom I had lunch... does not share her enthusiasm for nature... and forced her to leave the place which extols the beauty of a butterfly or an insect, its parts and habits described...] The Faculty of Pharmacy of Montpellier, part of the University of Montpellier, is devoted to research and education in pharmaceutical sciences and medical biology. In 1792 the College of Apothecaries was suppressed, but most of its members (White, Pouzin, Reboul, Rey, Virenque) reappeared in Year XI (1803) as professors and founders of the School of Pharmacy. [After the French Revolution, Napoleon's Law of 11 April 1803 had facilitated the creation of a separate School of Pharmacy in Montpellier.] La Faculté de Pharmacie de Montpellier, officiellement sciences pharmaceutiques et biologiques, est une unité de formation et de recherche composante de l'université de Montpellier, pour la formation, les enseignements et la recherche en lien avec les sciences pharmaceutiques et la biologie médicale. Après la Révolution française, à la suite d'abus patents, Napoléon promulgua la loi du 11 avril 1803 (21 germinal an XI) qui créa une École spéciale de pharmacie à Montpellier. En 1792 le Collège des apothicaires fut supprimé, mais la plupart de ses membres (Blanc, Pouzin, Reboul, Rey, Virenque) reparaissent en l?an XI (1803) comme professeurs-fondateurs de l?Ecole de Pharmacie. Martin Hugues César Pouzin (1768-1822), était le premier professeur de botanique et d?histoire naturelle des médicaments. Son fils aîné, Roméo Pouzin (1795-1860), devenu aussi professeur de botanique et d?histoire naturelle des médicaments Par son testament du 18 juillet 1859, Roméo Pouzin fait don à l?Ecole de sa bibliothèque, de ses collections scientifiques, de son portrait et de celui de son père. C?est là le premier exemple d'un legs important fait à l?Ecole par l?un de ses professeurs. Fulcrand Nicolas Pouzin's elder brother was Martin Hugues César Pouzin (1768-1822), a pharmacist and also a professor at the Collège des apothicaires de Montpellier [College of Apothecaries, Montpellier], known after the French Revolution as the Faculté de Pharmacie de Montpellier or École de Pharmacie [Faculty of Pharmacy]. In 1793 Martin fought in the French Revolutionary Wars with L'armée des Pyrénées orientales [The Army of the Eastern Pyrenees]. He was the first Professor of Botany and the Natural History of Medicine at the college, since its founding in 1803, and created the school's first botanical garden. Martin's son is François Hugues Roméo Pouzin (1795-1860), a pharmacist, doctor, and professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy at Montpellier, and Director of the Faculty of Pharmacy from 1856 to 1859. In his will dated 18 July 1859, Pouzin donated his library and herbarium to the college, possibly other scientific collections, and the portrait of his father. This was the first important bequest to the college by one of its professors. . Very Good.

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        Memoirs of Stephen Burroughs (To Which has been Added Notes and an Appendix)

      B.D. Packard, Albany 1811 - Two volumes in one. Full leather. 248, 148pp. 18mo. Extra rare autobiography of the notorious colonial-era conman and counterfeiter, printed in the 1810s, and containing both of Burroughs's spurious works in a single leather-bound volume. Front cover detached; significant wear to much of the exterior and cracking to the rear board. Bookplate on pastedown and mild foxing within. The text block is else unmarked and quite crisp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Windischmann"). Aschaffenburg, 7. IV. 1811.

      1811. 1 S. 4to. An den namentlich nicht genannten Altphilologen und Redakteur der "Jenaischen allgemeinen Literaturzeitung" Heinrich Karl Abraham Eichstädt (1771-1848) betr. seiner Rezension von Goethes "Farbenlehre": "Euer Wohlgeboren haben nun seit dem November vor[igen] Jahr[es] die Rez[ension] der Göthischen Farbenlehre von mir in Handen. Ich hatte Ihnen im Übersendungsbriefe bemerkt, daß, wenn Sie etwas auszusetzen fänden, Sie mir dieselbe sogleich wieder zurücksenden sollten, weil ich keinen fremden Eingrif[f] in meine Arbeit dulden, sondern wo es nothwendig, selbst nachhelfen will. Ich muß also annehmen, daß diese Arbeit keinen weiteren Bedenklichkeiten ausgesetzt war und nehme mir deshalb die Freiheit Sie zu fragen, woher nun noch die Verzögerung des Abdrucks komme [...]". - Windischmanns ausgesprochen positive Rezension sollte mit gehöriger Verzögerung erst im Januar 1813 erscheinen. - C. J. H. Windischmann wirkte seit 1818 als Professor der Philosophie an der damals neugegründeten Universität Bonn und lehrte auch Enzyklopädie und Geschichte der Medizin an der Medizinischen Fakultät. "In seinen Publikationen behandelte er medizinische, naturphilosophische und philosophische Themen; 1804 erschien von ihm eine Übersetzung des 'Timaios' von Platon. Im romantischen Geist der Zeit verstand Windischmann die historische Betrachtung zugleich als Gegenwartsanalyse und Zukunftsprognose [...] und setzte sich für eine Verbindung der Medizin mit der Philosophie und Theologie ein" (DBE). - Mit einigen zeitgen. Bemerkungen und Notizen von anderen Händen.

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        Aventuras de Gil Blas de Santillana, robadas a España y adoptadas en Francia por Monsieur Le Sage, restituidas a su patria y a su lengua nativa por un español zeloso que no sufre se burlen de su nación.: Nueva edición de la historia de Gil Blas hasta su muerte.

      Imprenta de la Viuda de Barco, Madrid. 1811 - Traduzione spagnola di inizio Ottocento del capolavoro di Lesage, eccezionale quadro satirico della società francese del tempo e insieme punto culminante della grande tradizione del romanzo picaresco. "La satira di Lesage è pittoresca; è una pittura degli uomini e della vita; per questo Lesage è nel XVIII secolo il vero erede di Moliere e di La Bruyere" (Lanson). Edicion con 16 laminas grabadas en cobre afuera del texto. Opera rara. Formato: 4 v. (xxxvi, [4], 320 p., [4] c. di tav.; 439 p., [5] c. di tav.; 412 p., [4] c. di tav.; 423 p., [3] c. di tav.), 16 cm, piena pelle coeva con tassello in pelle di altro colore con titoli oro. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo più evidenti alle legature che presentano qualche spellature, qualche brunitura marginale a poche pagine, qualche fioritura, piccoli difetti marginali alle sguardie.

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        Bibliomania; or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance in six Parts. Illustrated with cuts.

      London: Printed for the author 1811. With engravings and facsimile. IX + [2] + 782 + [1] pp. Weakly foxing otherwise well-preserved copy bound in nice full calf with coloured label and richly gilt on spine, goldlines on boards and wide inner ornamental border. Binding signed Bound by Riviere. 2nd edition. "Berühmter engl. Bibliograph, der nicht nur durch seine Schriften viel zur Verbreitung der Bücherliebe beitrug, sondern auch als Bibliothekar der Earl of Spencer und Mitbegründer von dessen schöner Bibliothek Weltruf erlangte. Auch in Amerika wurde er hochgeschätzt.." LgB I,421.

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        Pindari opera quae supersunt. Textum in genuina metra restituit et ex fide librorum manuscriptorum doctorumque coniecturis recensuit annotationem criticam scholia integra interpretatinem Latinam commentatium perpetuum et indices adiecit Augustus Boeckhius

      Lipsiae Weigel, 1811 - 1819. Quattro parti in 3 volumi in 4°, pp. XL, 205, (1); VI, 582, (2); LII, 556; 862. Con Quattro grandi tabelle ripiegate alla fine del primo volume. Mezza pelle leggermente posteriore con titoli e filetti oro sui dorsi. Copia in ottimo stato. Una delle più ricercate edizioni delle opere di Pindaro. Cfr. Dibdin II, 293: "Accurate, erudite, and ample (...) this edition will be doubtless the most rich, full, and complete of all the editions of Pindar."; Brunet IV, 660.

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        Sketches, Civil and Military, of the Island of Java and its Immediate dependencies Comprising Interesting Details of Batavia and Authentic Particulars of the Celebrated Poison Tree

      Published by John Joseph Stockdale, London 1811 - , xx, 406 pages, [2] page publishers catalogue, illustrated with a black and white folding map of the Island of Java and a folding plan of Batavia, First Edition , wear to edges of boards, new spine with original spine laid over the top, internally pages tanned, maps foxed, book in just good condition , half calf and paper, gilt rules and title on spine , octavo, 22 x 14 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Arabic language

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Sarah Hodgson 4to (27.1 cm, 10.7"). [818] pp.. 1811 First edition of this Arabic Bible, sponsored in part by the British and Foreign Bible Society and the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. => Printer Sarah Hodgson's impressive accomplishment here, produced far from the center of British printing in London, marked a new growth in English printing in Arabic script. The main title-page is in English, with the rest of the volume (including the separate title-page for the New Testament) entirely in Arabic. The edition was supervised at first by Joseph Dacre Carlyle, professor of Arabic at Cambridge, and after Carlyle's death by Henry Ford, Lord Almoner's Reader in Arabic at Oxford; the translation was based on that of the London Polyglot of 1657. The translators involved in that 17th-century project were Saadiah Ben Fayumí and others. Contemporary Cambridge-style speckled and plain calf, framed and panelled in blind, rebacked with complementary speckled calf and hinges (inside) reinforced, spine with blind-ruled raised bands and gilt-stamped leather title-label; sides with scuffs and spots of discoloration and corners refurbished. Mild to moderate foxing; two pages with minor offsetting from now-absent laid-in slip; a few corners bumped. => A solid, attractive copy of this significant publication.

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        Denkwürdigkeiten aus dem Leben der Königl. Preußischen Prinzessinn . (Schwester Friedrichs des Großen) Markgräfin von Bayreuth vom Jahr 1709 bis 1733. Von ihr selbst in französischer Sprache geschrieben. 2 Bände. 2 Bl., 360 S.; 2 Bl., 223, 290 S. Kleisterpapier-Pappbände d. Z. (berieben, Kanten beschabt) mit vergold. Rückenschild.

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1810-1811. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe, ziemlich selten. Eine Fundgrube für die Sittengeschichte des 18. Jahrhunderts. Die Schwester Friedrichs II. (1709-1758) "schont mit ihrer scharfen märkischen Zunge . weder Kind noch Kegel und ist eingeweiht in alles, selbst die intimsten Intrigen der hervorragendsten Höfe ihrer Zeit, urwüchsig bis zum Äußersten" (Hayn/G.). Der häufig fehlende Anhang zu Band 2 enthält in französischer Sprache Ch. L. v. Seckendorffs 'Journal secret' für 1734-38, eine wichtige Quelle für die Heiratspläne der preußischen Königin für Friedrich mit einer englischen Prinzessin. Diese 'Denkwürdigkeiten' sind ein Muster für die Schwierigkeit, allen Beteiligten historisch gerecht zu werden. Die grellen Schilderungen, ja Zerrbilder Friedrich Wilhelms I. als brutalen Korporal und Prügelmeister, als polternden bildungsfeindlichen und barbarischen Tyrannen hatten anfangs den König scheinbar für immer gebrandmarkt. Die Geschichtsschreibung beurteilte schließlich die wahre Bedeutung des Königs für die Entwicklung des preußischen Staates und fand für diese Denkwürdigkeiten die schärfsten Worte. Erst spät wurde durch R. Fester in seiner psychologisch fundierten Darstellung das Fundament skizziert, auf dem diese Darstellungen basieren. Er schildert die skandalöse Erziehungssituation, durch die das empfindsame Kínd an Leib und Seele Schaden nahm, er schildert die Treibhausluft, in der jene altkluge Frühreife gedieh, er würdigt die Schwierigkeit íhrer Stellung zwischen Vater und Mutter und findet in den fürchterlichen häuslichen Szenen nach dem Fluchtversuch des Kronprinzen die Wurzeln einer nervösen Erkrankung, die der Prinzessin für immer das seelische Gleichgewicht raubte. Die Ansbacher Zeit förderte nur diese Entwicklung. "Die engen Verhältnisse ihres fränkischen Ländchens drohten sie zu ersticken. Ihr Stolz litt unsäglich unter der demütigenden Armseligkeit ihrer Lage, zu der eine zunehmende Kränklichkeit kam. Kann man sich da wundern, daß eine schon früh vorhandene Neigung zu trübsinnigen Betrachtungen und Rückblicken sich zu jener galligen Stimmung steigerte, von der diese Aufzeichnungen ein so beredtes Zeugnis ablegen, daß die Fürstin während der Arbeit an ihren Denkwürdigkeiten die Herrschaft über sich selbst verlor und für die ihr zugefügten Mißhandlungen mit ihrer scharfen Zunge eine späte Rache nahm" (Klaiber). Trotzdem gehören die an der französischen Memoirenliteratur geschulten Aufzeichnungen zu den fesselndsten ihrer Art. Sie schildert ihr und ihres Bruders Friedrich Ausgeliefertsein an die zerstrittenen Eltern mit ihren widersprüchlichen politischen Ambitionen und Heiratsplänen, beschreibt die spartanischen Tafelrunden im Elternhaus, die strenge Stille im Haus während des Mittagsschlafes des Vaters, seinen Gang in die Tabagie und die über dem ganzen Tagesablauf drohend hängende Gewitterwolke der unberechenbaren Launen des Königs, die auch zu allerlei tragikomischen Zwischenspielen Anlasws gibt. "Noch derber betätigt sich ihre Freude an grotesken Schilderungen und Übertreibungen in der Beschreibung ihres Empfangs in Bayreuth. Die Schloßtreppe im Hof kommt ihr wie eine Leiter vor, der Adel, der sie bewillkommnet, besteht aus lauter Gesichtern, mit denen man kleine Kinder aus Furcht zu Bette jagen könnte, in den altmodisch gestutzten Haaren der Herrschaften erblickt sie Läuse, die ihren Stammbaum ebensohoch hinaufführen können wie ihre Inhaber, die Kleider bestehen aus Erbschaftsstücken ihrer Voreltern, dazu sind die Bedauernswerten vielfach krätzig und können sich ihrer Aussprache und Mundart wegen mit der neuen Landesmutter, der alles, was sie sagen, wie hebräisch klingt, nur schwer verständigen" (Klaiber). – Titel mit gelöschtem Stempel. Schönes, breitrandiges und unbeschnittenes Exemplar. – Fromm 28546; Hayn/G. II 448 Klaiber S. 41 ff.; Borst 1109; Fischer, Cotta, 760, 825. Vgl. Westphal S. 102 f. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Chronicles of the Kings of Britain; WITH Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Antient Welsh Bards.

      E Williams. and R and J Dodsley., London: 11, Strand and London: Pall-Mall 1811 - 4to, 1st ed, G, 1811 + 1st ed, VG, 1764. In half dark cal with brown cloth, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, some loss, gilt tooling, raised bands, titles to black calf labels. Internally, red marbled endpapers, [4], [1], (ii-lxxiv), [1], 2-377 pp, [1]. Specimens of the Poetry, Rev Evan Evans, 1764, 1st ed, [3], (iv-viii), [1], (ii-v), [2], 8-162 pp, [1] addenda, text block edges marbled red, hinges weak, bookplate to fpd (Huw Edwards), ink inscription to poetry TP (Edw Harries 1840 Llandisilio), light browning, offsetting. Chronicle printed by G Smeeton, 17, St Martin's. Lane, London. Poetry printed by William Bowyer; his records show 500 copies printed Uncommon. (Lowndes 2104/2735. Allibnone 1819. Brunet 2687700) (ESTC T145881. Lowndes 765). Title continues: translated from the Welsh copy attributed to Tysilio ; collated with several other copies, and illustrated with copious notes ; to which are added, original dissertations on the following subjects, viz. Evans, [pseud. Ieuan Fardd; called Ieuan Brydydd Hir], scholar and poet See ODNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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