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        From the latest and best surveys, Europe, Divided into Separate Empires & C. And Corrected by Astronomical Observations

      Daniel Lizars, Jr. and William Home Lizars 1812 - From the latest and best surveys, Europe, Divided into Separate Empires & C. And Corrected by Astronomical Observations Daniel Lizars, Jr. and William Home Lizars From A New and General Atlas of the World Edinburgh: 1808-1812 Hand-colored engraving Four sheet map, 40" x 50" framed to full museum specifications Condition: Very good; minor foxing and areas of discoloration throughout

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        The Irish Rebellion: Or, A History of the Attempts of the Irish Papists to extirpate the Protestants in the Kingdom of Ireland. Together with the barbarous cruelties and bloody massacres which ensued Thereupon

      Reprinted By R. Wilks & Sold By White, Cochrane, and Co, London 1812 - Collation, xii+236pp. Recently rebound in marble boards, paper title label. Binding in excellent condition, without any wear. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, no writing or marking, some light foxing to a few pages, otherwise pages in very good clean condition. Book measures 23x29cm. Weight 1kg. This reprinted for the Perusal of all Protestants, as the most Effectual Warning-piece to keep them upon their guard against the encroachments of Popery. Written from his own observations and authenitc depositions of other eye-witnesses.A70 Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Academy for Grown Horsemen Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling

      London: John Stockdale 1812, 4th Edition. () xxviii, 81pp. Very good. Folio. Original dark green cloth textured in crosshatch pattern. Gilt lettering on spine. Professional restoration to joints. Thirty full page illustrations. Some offsetting from illustrations throughout. Textblock is tight. Gambado’s amusing classic on horsemanship featuring Bunbury’s caricatures. Bunbury was well-known for his humorous drawings, but his more serious attempts at art were largely unsuccessful. A nice copy of a light farce..

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        The Opinions of the Judges of the Supreme Court, Delivered in the

      1812. A Decision by James Kent Supporting Robert Fulton's Steamboat Monopoly [Trial]. Livingston, Robert [1746-1813], Defendant. Fulton, Robert Fulton [1765-1815], Defendant. The Opinions of the Judges of the Supreme Court, Delivered in the Court of Errors, In the Cause of Robert E. Livingston and Robert Fulton, vs. James Van Ingen, And Twenty Others. Albany: Printed by S. Southwick, 1812. 12, 12, 23, [1] pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Stab-stitched pamphlet with untrimmed edges. Light browning, a few tiny tears to edges, faint dampspotting to title page and a few leaves. Early annotations to margins of a few leaves in fine hand, interior otherwise clean. A well-preserved copy of a scarce item. * First edition. In this decision the Supreme Court of New York upheld the thirty-year monopoly on steamboat navigation on the Hudson River granted by the state legislature to Fulton and Livingston. The longest of the three opinions in this unanimous decision was written by Chief Justice James Kent. A scion of New York's most powerful family of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Livingston was one of the drafters of the Declaration of Independence. While serving as Minister to France from 1801 to 1804 he negotiated the Louisiana Purchase. It was during his time in France that he met Fulton, with whom he developed the first viable steamboat. Several lawsuits by disgruntled competitors followed. A few years later another steamboat entrepreneur, Thomas Gibbons, defied the law and established a ferry line between New York and New Jersey. This led to the 1824 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Gibbons v. Ogden. Declaring that states cannot regulate interstate commerce, the court struck down Fulton's monopoly. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1129.

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        The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antquities and Monuments (2 Volumes)

      London: R. Ackermann, 1812. First Edition. Full Contemporary Calf. Very Good. Folio - over 12. Book. First edition. 83 plates, 81 of which are handcolored. Aymer de Valance plate, or half title plate of second volume, credited to Pugin. Bindings are both tight. Spines rebacked. Calf vibrant and healthy re boards, excepting some edgewear, with small spot of calf worn through on vol 1. Some bumping of corners w/ also calf worn through in some corners. Spines have suffered dryness and cracking, but original spines preserved and mounted in rebacking. Bright gilding on calf boards. Plates are by and large clean. Considerable offsetting of plates. Otherwise, text pages are generally clean, with a few pages with foxing in volume 2. Overall, a very attractive set. If serious interest, I would rather send photos than have you rely on description.

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        Ejemplar original de 1812 CONSTITUCION POLITICA DE LA MONARQUIA ESPAÑOLA 1812, LA PEPA O CONSTITUCION DE CADIZ firmada e impresa en Cadiz

      Imprenta Real 1812 - Magnifico ejemplar, uno de los pocos que existen, impreso en Cadiz y firmado por General Pezuela en el nombre del Rey de España . en 1812. Imprenta Real, . 15X10. Ejemplar con leve daño en portada,no afecta al texto.Constitución Política de la Monarquía Española promulgada en Cádiz a 18 de marzo de 1812, La Pepa o La Constitución de Cádiz. En el debate sobre la Memoria de la gestión de los Ministros, de forma contundente afirmó, que tenia que decir verdades amargas que demostrarían hasta la evidencia que en los negocios públicos no habia un plan fijo y sistemático, añadiendo, a continuación, que la falta de orden y de sistema en los ramos de la administración pública traía consigo la ruina de la Patria. Ejemplar impresionante, parte de la historia de España.Original 1812 Historic Spanish Constitution Original Printing w/ Supplements Product Description Basically a once in a lifetime opportunity for any collection of Spanish history or historical documents in general. This is hand signed on the last page by Ignacio Pezuela who served during the war of independence from 1811-1812 as Secretary of State and other positions. This helps to verify that this is an original 1812 printing of the constitution. Only a few of these constitutions were printed, one for each colony. The actual printed constitution is 52 pages. Also included is a 4 page document "Las Cortes Generales & Extraodinarias A La Nacion Espanola", one page document dated 1811 hand signed (I can't make out the name), one page document dated 1811 signed by José Antonio Larrumbide Urquidizar. The constitution has some foxing on the first page and was obviously removed from a bound volume (as were the other documents). There are small holes (Mostly on the first few pages) . 8.25 x 11.5". The Spanish Constitution of 1812 was established on 19 March 1812 by the Cádiz Cortes, Spain's first national sovereign assembly, the Cortes Generales ("General Courts"), in refuge in Cádiz during the Peninsular War. It established the principles of universal male suffrage, national sovereignty, constitutional monarchy and freedom of the press, and supported land reform and free enterprise. This constitution, one of the most liberal of its time, was effectively Spain's first (see Constitutions of Spain), given that the Bayonne Statute issued in 1808 under Joseph Bonaparte never entered into effect. The Constitution never entered fully into effect either: much of Spain was ruled by the French, while the rest of the country was in the hands of interim junta governments focused on resistance to the Bonapartes rather than on the immediate establishment of a constitutional regime. In the overseas territories many did not recognize the legitimacy of these interim metropolitan governments, leading to a power vacuum and the establishment of separate juntas on the American continent. On 24 March 1814, six weeks after returning to Spain, Ferdinand VII abolished the constitution and had all monuments to it torn down. The Constitution Obelisk in Saint Augustine, Florida survived. The constitution was reinstated during the Trienio Liberal (1820–1823), and again briefly 1836—1837 while the Progressives prepared the Constitution of 1837.

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        CONSTITUCION POLITICA DE LA MONARQUIA ESPAÑOLA 1812, LA PEPA O CONSTITUCION DE CADIZ (OBRA DE MUSEO)

      Imprenta Real, Imprenta TormentariaCadiz. 1812. Imprenta Real, Imprenta Tormentaria. Encuadernación pasta con hierros dorados. 15X10. 8h+120Pág+134Pág. Discurso preliminar leido en las Cortes al presentar la Comisión de Constitución el proyecto de ella y Constitución Política de la Monarquía Española promulgada en Cádiz a 18 de marzo de 1812, La Pepa o La Constitución de Cádiz. La Obra que presentamos era de Juan del Valle (foto, Balle), diputado por Cataluña. Fue elegido Secretario de las Cortes por setenta y seis votos, y Vicepresidente por sesenta y siete, frente a los treina y tres de Martinez de Tejada y los ocho de Gonzalez Colombres. En el debate sobre la Memoria de la gestión de los Ministros, de forma contundente afirmó, que tenia que decir verdades amargas que demostrarían hasta la evidencia que en los negocios públicos no habia un plan fijo y sistemático, añadiendo, a continuación, que la falta de orden y de sistema en los ramos de la administración pública traía consigo la ruina de la Patria. Ejemplar de Museo. Ref 7.4 Biblioteca A.

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        Handbuch der gerichtlichen Arzeneywissenschaft zur Grundlage bey akademischen Vorlesungen und zum Gebrauche für ausübende gerichtliche Aerzte

      Berlin, Dieterici 1812. 22 cm. 10, (2), 455, (1) Seiten mit gestochener Titelvignette. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Hirsch / Hübotter V, 934 - Erstausgabe. Wildberg (1765 - 1850), zuletzt Obermedizinalrat in Neustrelitz, arbeitete auf dem Gebiet der gerichtlichen Medizin, Staatsarzneikunde und Hygiene (ADB 42, 495). Die Titelvignette mit einer Allegorie von Justitia und Äskulap. Vorrede und Einleitung am Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsrand -

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - FLOTOW Friedrich von (1812-1883), compositeur allemand. L.A.S. adressée à un collaborateur. S.d. [1881]. 3 p. in-8 (sur 2 feuillets séparés, une marge lég. effrangée). À Achille de LAUZIÈRES-THÉMINES, auteur du livret d¿Alma. Il vient d¿apprendre la mort de l¿éditeur Léon ESCUDIER et s¿inquiète de ce qu¿on lui doit : « Je suis, comme vous vous souvenez sans doute, parti de Paris sans recevoir un sou de lui pour notre opéra, Alma, et je crois que vous vous trouviez dans la même situation que moi pour votre traduction ». Il propose à Lauzières de lui envoyer ses pleins pouvoirs afin de faire régler leur créance, et lui indique son adresse à Vienne où il restera encore deux semaines avant de rejoindre Darmstadt. C¿est en 1843 que Flotow avait composé L¿Esclave de Carmoëns sur un livret de Vernoy de Saint Georges. Il adapta ensuite cet opéra-comique en allemand sous le titre Indra, das Schlangenmädchen, avant d¿en faire une adaptation italienne avec Lauzières-Thémines : Alma l¿incantatrice fut créée à Paris en 1878 au Théâtre-Italien.

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        Curious American Bog Plants (quarto edition)

      London 1812 - Dr. Robert John Thornton (c.1765-1832) Illustrated plate from Temple of Flora, quarto edition London: 1812 Hand-colored stipple, mezzotint and aquatint engravings 22 1/2” x 19 1/2” framed Dr. Robert Thornton was determined that his country produce the greatest series of botanical illustrations of all time, and his Temple of Flora is unsurpassed as a botanical document of the Romantic era. Thornton assembled the finest flower painters to paint the original designs that served as the basis for the engravings, and no expense was spared in their production. These engravings are the first botanicals to include landscape backgrounds laden with symbolic, sentimental, and dramatic elements. It is the forceful stylization of flowers, as well as their historical, allegorical and/or fanciful backgrounds, that place the Temple of Flora among the greatest botanical books of all time. The work was first issued in parts between 1799 and l807. Thornton intended the work as a pictorial celebration, accompanied by prose and verse text, of the classification system of Linnaeus. He employed the artists Peter Henderson, Philipp Reinagle, and others to paint the plants, each in an exotic and romantic setting. Thornton exhausted his fortune on the book’s production, but in the process he created one of the most beautiful and distinctive works of botanical art of the modern era. In 1812, Thornton republished the Temple of Flora in a smaller scale for his quarto edition. Thornton was forced to sell his items at a lottery when faced with bankruptcy, after sales of the folio edition of the Temple of Flora failed to recoup his investment. He organized the Royal Botanic Lottery under the patronage of the Prince Regent, and it is thought that some issues of his quarto edition of Temple of Flora were given as prizes. Unfortunately, the lottery failed to help Thornton’s dire financial situation, and Thornton died with little money. The whereabouts of the original paintings, also included in the lottery are unknown.

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        Plate 59 - Black Hamburgh Grape

      London: 1804-1812 - George Brookshaw (1751-1823) Hand-colored aquatint engraving from Pomona Britannica London: 1804-1812 28 1/2” x 25” framed The publication of the “Pomona” marked the re-emergence of the acclaimed artist into the public eye after a total disappearance of nearly a decade. A successful cabinetmaker with the patronage of the Princeof Wales, Brookshaw suddenly disappeared from view in the mid-1790’s, and with the “Pomona” he notonly trumpeted his return but demonstrated the skills he had acquired in a new metier: botanical art. Characterized by the highest standards of production and artistic quality, the superb illustrations that Brookshaw drew and engraved for the “Pomona” remain perhaps the most sumptuous and distinctive of the early 19th century. Brookshaw’s fine illustrations make excellent use of the rich, modulated tones that the aquatint process creates. The elegantly arranged and richly colored fruits emerge from deep brown backgrounds or float on a softly mottled light ground, creating a presence unlike that of any other botanical illustrations. Brookshaw asserts in the preface that the Pomona Britannica was an enduring work created for the enjoyment and edification of “succeeding generations.” The beauty and uniqueness of his illustrations guarantees the lasting value of this most exceptional work.

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        Description Historique Et Topographique De Moskow Ou Details Sur Les Moeurs Et Usages Des Habitans De Cette Grande Ville Sur Les Palais, Monumens, Tombeaux Des Czars, Monasteres, Eglises, Edifices Public Qu'Elle Renferme, Sur Les Fetes Et Ceremonies.

      Pillet, Paris 1812 - 67pp, bound in modern black buckram with gilt lettering at spine, textured red pastedowns and endpapers, exlib with fading stamp at title-page and final page, faded catalog number at title-page, occasional light foxing, some page ends brittle, half-title slightly chipped about 1/16 inches along fore edge. Binding is fine. Worldcat / OCLC locates 3 copies. See A. A. Barbier, Ouvrages Anonymes, I, 907, for book reference. Item was reprinted by Koenig, Paris and Strassbourg, in 1816. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Practical Observations on Diseases of the Eye. Practical Observations of Ectropium, or Eversion of the Eye-Lids. With the description of a New Operation for the Cure of that Disease.

      . On the Modes for forming an Artifical Pupil, and on Cataract. - London, published by J. Callow, Medical Bookseller, 1812, 8°, VIII, 252 pp., 1 l. Errata, 3 ( 2 col.) plates with 13 fig.; 16 pp. publisher catalogue, contemp. card boards;. The rare first edition William Adams is a great Classics of Ophthalmology! - In this Presentation copy inscribed by the author "To Samuel Whitbread Esq. with the authors compliments" we find the mostly missing paper slip, with the members of "West of England Infirmary" bound in. - - Sir William Adams (1783-1827), was born at Morwenstow in Cornwall, a pupil of John Cunningham Saunders and founder of Exeter's West of England Eye Infirmary and was a surgeon there. Between 1807 to 1810 he split his time between Exeter and Bath, before returning to London in 1810. He was awarded a knighthood in 1814 for his controversial claim to cure the Egyptian Ophthalmia which was currently devastating British soldiers. He became surgeon and oculist to the Prince Regent and the dukes of Kent and Sussex. Two years before his death he changed his name to his wife's maiden name - Rawson, and was so known also as Sir William Rawson after 1825. - In this "highly praised" book, his first published work, Adams described a method of treating eversion of the eyelids by the removal of an angular part of the lid. In the introduction Adams states that the operation of an ectropion was before him neither described nor performed. Philip von Walther accepts this operation without reservations in his textbook of ophthalmology. He himself performed it on a number of cases and the wound healed always without any purulent infection. Fr. Jaeger and Rosas also used this method successfully. W. Cermak, on the other hand, is of the opinion that after the operation of Adams the wound can easily gape; Hermann Kuhnt improved the procedure by excising only the tarsus and leaving the anterior layer intact. The predecessor of this operation is Anyllus, the most famous surgeon of the 2nd century A.D.; nearly 1700 years ago he operated just like Kuhnt in our days. . I do not want to maintain that Adams knew this description by Aetius... - Adam's new operation for forming an artificial pupil, however, was simply a revival of the procedures employed by Cheselden and Sharpe. Originally the operation of iridectomy was undertaken for the purely optical purpose of forming an artificial pupil rather than as the curative measure it was to become in the hands of Beer and von Graefe. - Middlemore declared in 1835 that Adams comments about the ectropion and the reforming of a pupil largely original, ingenious and practical and represents them for the future as an important part of the advances in these areas. - cf. Hirschberg - - Becker Col. No. 4; AmEncOph I:p.92; BOA I: p.2; Hirschberg 630; Wellcome II:14; Zeis, No. 921 (Blepharoplastik)

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        Alabaster relief portrait - Relief-Portrait in Alabaster, geschaffen von Joseph Anton Maria Christen. Alabastermedaillon mit Profilbüste Soemmerrings, auf gerundeter Schieferpallte.

      . Im Stein signiert und datiert "Christen 1812", unter der Darstellung im Schiefer bezeichnet "Sam.Th. von Soemmerring." Größe der Darstellung ca. 72x50 mm, Druchmesser der Schieferpaltte ca. 120 mm. Auf der Rückseite geritzte Portraitskizze.. Samuel Thomas Ritter von Soemmerring (1755-1830), Mediziner und Naturforscher, einer der bedeutendsten Anatomen seiner Zeit, entdeckte den "gelben Fleck" in der Netzhaut des Auges; 1809 entwickelte er einen elektrochemischen Telegraphen. - - Joseph Anton Maria Christen (1769-1838), Schweizer Bildhauer, schuf 1805 in Mailand eine kolossale Hermenbüste Napoleons I. aus Anlass von dessen Krönung zum König von Italien, später im Auftrag König Ludwigs I. von Bayern mehrere Büsten für die Walhalla; berühmt wurde er auch durch auch durch seine - vorzugsweise wie hier auf Schiefer gelegten - Alabasterreliefs mit den Profilbüsten von Fürsten (u.a. Großherzog Ludwig von Baden u. s. Famile) und berühmten Zeitgenossen (wie Pestalozzi). - - Christen schuf das Portraitrelief Soemmerrings 1812 während seines Aufenthaltes in München, als er die vom damaligen Kronprinzen Ludwig in Auftrag gegebenen Büsten Pfeffels und Pestalozzis persönlich ablieferte*; Soemmerring wirkte seit 1805 als Professor an der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. - - Angesichts der wenigen zeitgenössischen Bildnisse Soemmerrings kommt diesem Portrait nicht nur durch die künstlerische Qualität der Ausführung, sondern auch durch seine Bedeutung für die Soemmerring-Ikonographie besonderer Wert zu. - - Provenienz: Famile Soemmerring(-Haeberlin). - - * Siehe Biographisches Lexikon des Aargaus 1803-1957.

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        Handbuch der Zergliederungskunde des Pferdes als Leitfaden zu Vorlesungen am kais. königl. Thierarzneyinstitute in Wien. 2 Bde.

      - Wien, Gedruckt bei Leopold Grund. Auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1812-1813, 8°, XIV, (4), 256, (2 Druckfehler), XXI, 195 pp., 1 gefalt. Tafel, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Rücken erneuert. Erste Auflage! - Johann Nepomuk Brosche (1785-1839 ?) "in Böhmen geboren, studierte zunächst Philosophie, dann begann er mit der praktischen Ausbildung der Chirurgie bei einem Leibarzt. 1793 folgte er einem Aufruf der chirurgischen Akademie in Wien und vervollkommnete dort sein Wissen, bevor er in den Militärdienst eintrat. Später trieb er Studien verschiedenster Art und schrieb sich schließlich 1807 für den zweijährigen Kurs an der Tierarzneischule in Wien ein. Zur gleichen Zeit hörte er an der Wiener Universität Chemie, Naturgeschichte, Pathologie und "materia medica". 1810 wurde er zum Repetitor für Anatomie und Physiologie an der Universität ernannt. Wenig später jedoch reiste er nach Budapest, um dort seine Promotion abzulegen. Zurück in Wien trat er am 8. September 1812 die Professur für Zootomie, Physiologie und Exterieur an der Tierarzneischule an (Lechner 1933, 14-15; Schaller 1968, 165). - - Dr. Sydow, Prosektor der Berliner Tierarzneischule, besuchte 1812 die Wiener Tierarzneischule und berichtete nach seiner Rückkehr, daß der anatomische Unterricht unter Brosche immer noch nach altbewährtem Muster vonstatten ginge. Der Lehrer las aus eigenen Notizen, die anschließend dem Repetitor übergeben wurden, damit er den Unterrichtsstoff mit den Studenten wiederholen konnte. Bei den Sektionen wurde nicht direkt an den präparierten Teilen gearbeitet, vielmehr zeigte der Professor während seines Vortrags auf die genannten Stellen, ließ jedoch nichts anschneiden. Somit konnte der präparierte Tierkörper bis zuletzt auch für die Repetitorien verwendet werden. Sydow lobte das häufige Zergliedern, welches zwischen den Unterrichtsstunden stattfand (Rieck 1928, 37-38). - - Im August 1812 ordnete Franz I. an, daß die Tierarzneischule von nun an zur Universität gehöre (Schreiber 1968a, 13). - - Abschließend soll noch kurz auf das "Handbuch der Zergliederungskunde" von Johann Brosche eingegangen werden, dessen erster Band erst 1812 im Druck erschien. In der Einleitung beschreibt der Verfasser den immer noch vorhandenen Mangel an hippotomischen Handbüchern. Seiner Ansicht nach haben sich durch den Analogieschluß der Human- auf die Veterinäranatomie große Fehler eingeschlichen, die von Bourgelat und Girard übernommen wurden. Basierend auf den anatomischen Forschungen von Tögl und Pessina sei es ihm in den letzten Jahren nun mehr gelungen, neue Resultate systematisch aufzustellen und darzulegen. Auch Brosche bedient sich der gängigen Themenreihenfolge in seinem Buch. Viele Grundsätze, wie beispielsweise die Einteilung der Stoffe in feste und flüssige, behält er bei und erweitert sie." Stephanie Jette Petschat, Transkription und Besprechung einer Handschrift über 'Hippotomie und Splanchnologie' nach Friedrich Bock (1806). Diss. Hannover 2002 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apples] Rennet Gray, July-Flower Apple, Scarlet Pearmain

      G. Brookshaw, [London] 1812 - Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. Very good condition. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece: 'Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits'. George Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica' is the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent book as a true work of art. As a retired cabinetmaker, Brookshaw produced his seminal botanical study late in his career, at first publishing it in parts and then as a complete edition in 1812. The fact that this outstanding work took ten years to complete is evident in the quality of its images and the care with which Brookshaw executed each individual picture. 'Pomona Britannica' was produced as a visual record of the best available varieties of fruit in an attempt to encourage gardeners to experiment with growing fruit, and illustrates examples found in the Royal gardens at Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, and the private gardens of the Prince of Wales in Blackheath. 'Pomona Britannica' differs from other botanical books in its dark aquatinted backgrounds and its stylized compositions. By using aquatint to create a contrasting background, Brookshaw manages to produce a truly dramatic effect. His use of stylized composition distinguishes his pictures from the dry scientific illustrations found in other botanical studies and creates an exceptionally beautiful visual experience. 'Pomona Britannica' is not only a didactic study, it is a masterpiece of illustration in which every picture is a testament to the artist's talent and ingenuity. Cf. Dunthorne 50; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p. 81; cf. Nissen BBI 244; cf. Sandra Raphael An Oak Spring Pomona 40a.

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        A suite of four large etched views, the final one with contemporary hand-colouring.

      G. Testolini 1812 - Stitched as issued in original plain paper wrappers. Scarce. oblong folio. 231mm x 325mm. Published Jan. 1st, 1812 by G. Testolini, 73 Cornhill, London. The plates depict: Near Hanwell, Middlesex. /Near Kingston, Surry. / At Norwood, Surry. / At Wellyn in Hertfordshire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collin's Peerage of England ; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical. Greatly Augmented , and Continued to the Present Time [9 volumes complete]

      For F. C & J. Rivington Et Al, London 1812 - Uniformly bound in three quarter brown morocco over marbled paper boards, spines with five raised bands and gilt titles and decoration, amorial bookplates on front pastedown and front free endpaper, front hinge of vol.2 with old tape repair and front hinge of vol.4 cracked and the rear hinge of vol 9 reinforced with binders tape, occasional marginal notes most in the same hand as an ownership inscription on the title page dated 1831. Overall a nice set. Postage will be at cost. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical. Complete set in 9 Volumes.

      F C & J Rivington etc 1812 - Nine volume set in original full leather binding, with red/brown and black title labels and gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 14 x 22cm; each volume between 552 and 807pp. All volumes have bookplate of Henry Thomas Buckle to front pastedown; Vol IX has "Alphabetical Index to The Peers" and a comprehensive General Index. Covers overall very good; boards of some volumes a little scuffed, others almost unmarked; a little more wear to spines, but still fully intact with only occasional slight cracking at the hinges; top edges rather dusty; clean internally, with just slight age-discolouration and very occasional light foxing. A very handsome set of this famous work, scarce in earlier editions. NB. HEAVY ITEM - WILL NEED ADDITIONAL POSTAGE PAYMENT [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fine portrait stipple bust-length engraving by Antoine-Achille Bourgeois de la Richardiere (1777-after 1830) after Antoine Paul Vincent (fl. 1800- 1812)

      Paris [ca. 1812]. With titling describing Kreutzer as the "Premier Violon de Sa Musique de la Majeste l'Empereur & Roi & Membre de la Reunion des Arts & de l'Amitie." 188 x 142 mm. A fine impression on wove paper. Trimmed inside platemark but with adequate margins..

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Cases of apoplexy and lethargy: with observations upon the comatose diseases.

      . London, printed for Thomas Underwood, Medical Bookseller, ..., 1812, 8°, (8), 224, (2), 5 gestochene Tafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit; Rücken erneuert.. Rare First Edition! - - LAST BLANK LEAF WITH ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT ENTRY FROM A PORTUGUESE PHYSICIAN DESCRIBING HIS PERSONAL WITNESS ACCOUNTS AND THEORIES ON CASES OF APOPLEXY IN PORTUGAL. - - The earliest illustration of a subarachnoid hemorrhage appears in a work by John Cheyne (1777- 1836) entitled Cases of Apoplexy and, Lethargy. Cheyne is usually recognized for his description of hydrocephalus and for his part in describing the syndrome of Cheyne-Stokes respiration, not for his association with cerebral aneurysms. The case presented by Cheyne was that of a woman who collapsed shortly after an altercation with her husband. The autopsy was performed by the surgeon and anatomist Sir Charles Bell (1774-1842). The illustration of the base of the brain shows a diffuse subarachnoid hemorrhage with a straw protruding from a hole in the carotid artery at its bifurcation. Although an aneurysm is not described, the history and the diffuse nature of the hemorrhage, and particularly the location of a hole in the carotid artery at the bifurcation, leave little doubt about its origin. The patient's husband was tried for murder but acquitted on the basis of Bell's testimony that her state of intoxication had made her more susceptible to a hemorrhage. Charles Bell does not seem to have discussed cerebral aneurysms in any of his extensive writings on the nervous system." Eugene S. Flamm, Cerebral Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, p.264ff. In Greenblatt, et al., Hist. Of Neurosurgery (1997) - - Rare - Not in Waller, Osler, Cushing and Normann. - - Garrison & Morton, No.4519.1; Welcome II, p.339

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        M?urs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire ; avec des éclaircissemens tirés d'ouvrages orientaux, et communiqués par M. Langlès.

      Paris, Nepveu 1812 - 6 vol. in-18, 20-XXXI-120-5-[3], [4]-227, [4]-252, [4]-283, [4]-232 et [4]-235 pp., avec 72 planches gravées et coloriées, demi-basane brune à coins de vélin, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale, complet des 72 planches mises en couleurs. L'ouvrage est une vulgarisation instructive et plaisante, dont le principal intérêt gît dans les figures : le peintre et dessinateur Antoine-Laurent Castellan (1772-1838) avait donné un travail autrement important dans ses Lettres sur la Morée (1808), suivies des Lettres sur la Grèce, l'Hellespont et Constantinople (1811). Bon exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque d'Alexandre de Beauffremont (ex-libris héraldique). Blackmer, 300. Colas I, 545. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        The Philosophy of Human Nature

      Richmond, K(entucky).: Printed by John A. Grimes. 1812. First. First edition. Octavo. Full contemporary tree calf with red morocco spine label gilt. Ownership signature of important early American industrialist and merchant Samuel Gardiner Wright, slight foxing, spine label a bit rubbed, near fine. Reasonably uncommon Kentucky imprint in a nice contemporary binding, and with good provenance. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE JOHN DUKE OF ROXBURGHE

      London: W. Bulmer and Co, 1812. quarter calf rebacked with newer leather and paper covered boards, leather spine label; later cloth trifold portfolio and slipca. Roxburghe. 8vo. quarter calf rebacked with newer leather and paper covered boards, leather spine label; later cloth trifold portfolio and slipca. 284+(1) pages. (Blogie III, 11; List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676-1900, 129). 9,353 lots. Auction of the collection of John Ker, 3rd Duke of Roxburghe, which commenced May 18, 1812, and continued 41 days thereafter, Sundays excepted, by Robert H. Evans, bookseller on Pall-Mall. Conditions of sale, preface, table of contents, list of abbreviations, order of sale. Catalogue includes title and place and date of publication. Included works on a wide range of disciplines such as theology, jurisprudence, literature, history, antiquities, and genealogy. Realized prices written in ink in margins of text. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. Bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner's name and notes in ink on title page. Inner hinges reinforced with fabric tape. A landmark sale catalogue.

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