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        [THE THREE TOURS OF DR. SYNTAX:] IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE . . . IN SEARCH OF CONSOLATION . . . IN SEARCH OF A WIFE

      London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1812. FIRST EDITIONS IN BOOK FORM, First Issue of First Work, with plates in the first state. In Lusciously Handsome Gilt Morocco 235 x 146 mm (9 1/4 x 5 3/4"). Three volumes. REMARKABLY PRETTY SKY BLUE CRUSHED MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT, BY RIVIERE (signed at foot of front turn-in), covers gilt with double-ruled border, French fillet center frame, and floral cornerpieces, raised bands, spines elaborately gilt in compartments featuring elegant floral tools used for cornerpieces and centerpiece, broad and ornate gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt. One woodcut illustration, one engraved tailpiece, and 80 ARTFULLY HAND-COLORED AQUATINT PLATES BY THOMAS ROWLANDSON (including two engraved titles). Front pastedowns with engraved bookplate of Douglas Kerr. Ray 34; Tooley 427-29. Rear joint of one volume with thin crack along bottom inch or so, two covers with faint soiling, spines evenly faded to a very pleasing blue-gray, otherwise the beautiful bindings in lovely condition, with bright gilt. Leaves opposite plates lightly offset, otherwise very fine internally, the text clean and with substantial margins, and the plates finely colored. A painter whose special forte was caricature, Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) illustrated his subjects with pen drawings that captured the foibles and fashions of his day. The Syntax "Tours" feature a pedantic clergyman and schoolmaster meeting with an onslaught of amusing misfortunes in the course of earnest holiday travels. Told through a combination of Combe's comic verses and Rowlandson's caricatures, these misadventures constituted one of the most popular literary publications of the 19th century. The original "Tour" was conceived of as a parody of the books of picturesque travels then enjoying considerable popularity. When it met with a great response itself due to Rowlandson's comic art as much as to Combe's verses, two more tours followed: using the loss of Syntax's wife as plot motivation, the publishers issued "In Search of Consolation" and then "In Search of a Wife." Even this could not sate the public, and a number of imitations of the Syntax books were issued. William Combe (1741-1823), satirist, journalist, and society man, had travelled in his younger years with Sterne on the second lap of his "Sentimental Journey." An author who specialized in writing verses made to order for the creations of comic artists, he was just the man to provide the textual accompaniment for Rowlandson here. While later editions of these works (often with dreadfully worn out plates) can rather easily be found, it is difficult to find the first printings, and especially difficult in such handsome bindings as offered here.

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        British Jungermanniae: being a History and Description, with colored Figures, of each Species of the Genus, and microscopical Analyses of the Parts.

      London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, (1812-) 1816 4to. Bound in a fine contemp. full calf with broad rectangular gilt borders on covers. Inner gilt borders. Professionally re-backed to style and spine richly gilt. Fine repairs along edges and to corners. Engraved frontispiece-portrait of Hooker. (28) incl.htitle,20 pp., (2) pp. of Index. Unnumbered leaves with descriptions to each plate. Complete with 88 fine hand-coloured engraved plates (Numb. I-LXXXIV and Supplementplates I-IV (bound first). Portrait with some brownspots, some offsetting from portrait to title. Inner margins of portrait and title-page with 2 larger brownspots, not reaching the text or the engraving. Otherwise a fine clean copy with broad margins, printed on good paper. Exquisite handcolouring.. Interesting presentation-copy of the scarce first edition of Hooker's first botanical work, which is not only considered his most beautiful, but which is also the work that established hepaticology (the science of liverworts) as an independent entity and cemented Hooker's reputation. Presented on half-title: "To Francis Boott, Esq./ of Boston, N. America,/ as a testimony of the affectionate/ regard & esteem of/ The Author/ Halesworth Aug. 5.th 1818." Underneath the dedication in Francis Boott's hand: "Mr. Hooker in a letter to me from Halesworth of Aug 5. - says of this copy - "It will serve as a specimen of Country binding, printing and engraving - every thing in short belonging to it being executed in this neighbourhood."/ signed "F.B.". When Hooker returned from his botanical excursions, first to Iceland, then to France, Switzerland and Northern Italy, he devoted himself to the formation of his "Herbarium", which became of worldwide renown among botanists. In 1841 he was appointed director of the Royal Botanical Garden at Kew, where he founded the first museum of economic botany."Hooker spent twelve years at Halesworth, during which he produced his British Jungermanniae, with his own illustrations, widely considered to be his most beautiful work. This book established hepaticology as an independent entity and made Hooker's reputation." (Mea Allan in DSB).Francis Boott (1792-1863), to whom this copy was given, was a friend of Hooker. He had studied botany in America and medicine in London, where he practiced medicine and also gave lectures in botany, - he was also secretary to the Linnean Society. Pritzel: 4208 - BMC(NH) II.870 - Nissen: 916 - Staffleu & Covan: No 2987

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        BRITISH ZOOLOGY A New Edition. In Four Volumes.

      Wilkie and Robinson; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown et al 1812. Four Volumes, 8vo, bound in half calf gilt with marbled boards, [xlvii], 568pp; [vii], 451pp, indexed; [viii], 545pp, indexed; [xvi], 379pp, indexed : with 293 engraved illustrations, some folding. Some light foxing and handling wear, boards a little rubbed. A Good, sound set overall. (SHELF 4) NOTE: Heavy Book, [1.7 kg+] might require special shipping arrangements

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        STORIA NATURALE DELLE SCIMIE E DEI MAKI.

      In folio gr. (mm. 465x314), mz. pelle mod. con ang., dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro. Opera ?disposta con ordine da P.Hugues, dietro le scoperte dei più rinomati naturalisti. Arricchita di schiarimenti relativi ai costumi, astuzie, nutrimenti, e climi abitati da questi Quadrumani, con la maniera di dar loro la caccia, e di un?idea sull?uso e la proprietà della loro carne in Medicina. Dedicata a S.A. il Principe Eugenio di Beauharnais?. Il vol. è così composto: bel frontespizio figur. in tinta, inc. in rame, inquadrato in elegante cornice architettonica - 6 cc. incise (discorso preliminare; 4 tavv. con il confronto del cranio, del feto e dello scheletro dell?uomo e delle scimie; vari crani di scimmie; Indice delle classi) - 70 bellissime tavv. disegnate dall?artista francese Nicolas Henri Jacob ed inc. in rame (I - LXX) che raffigurano scimmie dell?antico e nuovo continente, divise in 5 classi, coll?indole particolare di ciascheduna - tavv. LXXI / LXXXVIII di testo (pure inc.) con ?Notizie di schimmie poco conosciute.., Saggio sull?orang-outang, Schiarimenti sopra i costumi, le astuzie, gli alimenti.., Caccia delle scimmie..? - 2 cc. di Indice inc. // Parte seconda: 4 cc. inc. (Titolo: ?Dei Lemuriani ossia Maki propriamente detti?, Introduzione, Descriz. della seconda famiglia) - 15 bellissime tavv. incise (I-XV) che raffigurano i maki - 1 c. inc. (tav. XVI) con l?Indice. Il testo (stampato) è contenuto in 18 cc.nn. Ogni carta di testo e ogni tavola sono inquadrate in elegante doppia cornice e tutte le 89 illustrazioni portano nella parte inferiore la relativa descrizione. Oltre all?importanza sul piano scientifico, quest?opera è anche un capolavoro dell?arte tipografica; la qualità delle tavole è quanto di meglio l?epoca abbia espresso. Questa edizione è solo in lingua italiana (la prima del 1812 aveva il testo anche in francese e in tedesco ma con 73 tavv.). Cfr. Nissen,ZBI,2080 - Brunet,III,478. Solo frontespizio restaurato per strappo margin., altrimenti fresco esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Miscellanea francese con 4 parti riguardante l'apicoltura paris-nancy, 1812-37.

      Contiene: LOMBARD M. Manuel des propriétaires d'abeilles suivi des notes historiques... Cinquième édition... A Paris, 1812. Pp. xx (2) 131 (1). Con 2 tavole ripiegate fuori testo. Unito a: MIRBECK L. (de). Nouvelles observations sur les abeilles depuis 1825 jusqu'à 1836, formant, avec le questionneur, un ouvrage classique... Nancy, Haener, 1837. Pp. 43 (1). Con vignetta al frontespizio. Unito a: Le Questionneur, opuscule sur les abeilles, tiré de la pratique et de la lecture des meilleurs auteurs, ou l'on enseigne la récolte de la cire au printemps, etc., a l'usage speciale de l'habitant de la campagne, de la Lorraine, de l'Alsace, de la Franche-Comte, du duche de Luxembourg, et du Grand Duche du Rhin. A Nancy, chez Haener, 1825. Pp. 90. Con bella vignetta al frontespizio ed una tavola rip. f.t. in litorafia. Unito a: Supplément au questioonneur. Pp. 43 (1). Quattro opere in un volume di cm. 20, in legatura coeva in mezza pelle. Eccellente stato di conservazione. Raro ed interessante insieme.

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        The Laws of Trade and Commerce, Designed As a Book of Reference in Mercantile Transactions

      First edition of a wide-ranging treatise, partly based on the works of Adam Smith and Lord Kames, with substantial portions devoted to international law, both in peace and war, and to insurance, principal and agent, bills of exchange, and bankruptcy. Contemporary polished calf, the spine rubbed, some mainly marginal pencil notations, else a very good fresh copy. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row [etc.], London, 1812.

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        A NEW HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Present Time. In two parts.

      Two volumes, each 64pp., illustrated with engravings; original printed wrappers. 12mo. Covers dated 1818. Price on front covers changed in ink from 'Price One Shilling' (each Part) to 'Sixpence.' Small outer corner on lower wrapper missing; last line of text in Part Second a little faint; else a very good set indeed of a title rarely found complete and in anything resembling good condition. Darton H1146

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        Hvad er Edda? Eller: Raisonneret kritisk Undersögelse over de tvende ved Gallehuus fundne Guldhorn, hvilken endelig leder til rigtig Kundskab om disse Oldtidens Konststykker, og derved atter til adskillige Oplysninger i den Nordiske Mytholoigie, Chronologie, Historie og Astronomie. Med et Anhang om der har været flere Odiner til.

      Aalborg, Albert Borch, 1812. 264 s. + 2 udfoldelige kobberstik af Guldhornene. Indbunden i samt. hellæder med læderrygtitelfelt.. Bibl.Dan II, s.583. Bogen indholder endvidere henvisninger og beskrivelser over møntfund. Med dedikation fra forfatteren til Rasmus Faber på indersiden af fribladet. Komplet med dedikationsside, subskribentside og indholdsfortegnelse. Bageste friblad påklæbet avisartikel om Guldhornene fra 1902 samt privat påtegnede runer. Let slid på ryggen, men i øvrigt meget velholdt. Siderne pæne og rene. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Mesembryanthemum Carinatum [Pl. 109]

      [Paris: 1812-1814]. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Allais. Very good condition with the exception of a tiny loss at upper right corner. 21 1/4 x 14 1/8 inches. A fine plate from Bonpland's "Description des Plantes Rares Cultivées á Malmaison et á Navarre" considered to be the apex of Redouté's achievement as a botanical illustrator. Throughout his career, Redouté enjoyed royal patronage, beginning with Marie Antoinette and including the Empress Josephine, for whom he served as official painter. After Empress Josephine's divorce from Napoleon, Navarre became her principal residence, and she sought to recreate the horticultural splendours of Malmaison. This was the last work for which Redoute enjoyed her patronage, yet with the perfection of his stipple process, the illustrations are perfect both scientifically and artistically, and are a fitting close to the great era of Napoleonic works in which all available resources were used to document new and rare species. Bonpland, who provided the text for the work, was the botanist who accompanied von Humboldt in his explorations of South America and had succeeded Ventenat as botanist to Josephine. Nissen BBI 207, Dunthorne 240; MacPhail 13; Stafleu TL2 648

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        Théorie Analytique des Probabilités.Paris: Courcier, 1812.

      First edition of "the most influential book on probability and statistics ever written." (Anders Hald). <br/><br/> "Laplace's great treatise on probability appeared in 1812, with later editions in 1814 and 1820. Its picture of probability theory was entirely different from the picture in 1750. On the philosophical side was Laplace's interpretation of probability as rational belief, with inverse probability as its underpinning. On the mathematical side was the method of generating functions, the central limit theorem, and Laplace's technique for evaluating posterior probabilities. On the applied side, games of chance were still evidence, but they were dominated by problems of data analysis and Bayesian methods for combining probabilities of judgments, which replaced the earlier non-Bayesian methods of Hooper and Bernoulli." (Grattan-Guiness: History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences, p.1301). <br/><br/> "In the Théorie Laplace gave a new level of mathematical foundation and development both to probability theory and to mathematical statistics. ... [It] emerged from a long series of slow processes and once established, loomed over the landscape for a century or more." (Stephen Stigler: Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics, p.329-30). <br/><br/> "It was the first full-scale study completely devoted to a new specialty, ... [and came] to have the same sort of relation to the later development of probability that, for example, Newton's Principia Mathematica had to the later science of mechanics." (DSB). <br/><br/> Evans, First Editions of Epochal Achievements 12; Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 24; Honeyman 1923.. 4to: 255 x 190 mm. Contemporary half calf. Pp. [VI], 464, [2: errata and blank]. A little browning and spotting throughout (as usual with this book), old owners signature scraped from the lower right corner of the title, in all a very good copy

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        Über Interpolation.Berlin: Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1828. First edition.

      First printing of what is now called the Gauss-Newton interpolation formula; which enables one to predict the value of a quantity given a finite number of observations. Gauss had lectured on the interpolation formula at Göttingen in 1812; his then student Encke attended Gauss's lectures, and published his notes on them in the present paper almost two decades later. Gauss's interest in interpolation formulas derived from their obvious application to predicting the present position of a celestial body given several observations of its position in the past. Gauss had become famous by correctly predicting the position of the minor planet Ceres, discovered by G. Piazzi on 1 January 1801, on 7 December 1801 after its orbit had taken it behind the Sun. Although Gauss published nothing on the interpolation formula during his lifetime, a manuscript discussing it entitled 'Theoria Interpolationis Methodo Nova Tractata' was found in his <i>Nachlass</i> and published in <i>Werke</i>, vol. III, pp. 265-327.<br/><br/> Encke (1791-1865) is now principally remembered for his work on comets. He predicted the orbit of a comet discovered in 1818 and when this was confirmed by observation the comet was named after him. His work brought him the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society. In 1825 he became professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences and director of the Berlin Observatory. "After his appointment at Berlin, [he] undertook the editing of the <i>Berliner Astronomisches Jahrbuch</i>... With the support of his assistants... he issued the yearbooks for 1830-1866... Its issuance was a private matter, supported by the state, but not without economic risk. The opportunity to publish made possible the appearance of Encke's treatises in the yearbooks, dealing particularly with orbit determinations and perturbation computations" (DSB). In the present volume, the first of the yearbooks issued by Encke, the first section (pp. 1-235) is taken up with tables of ephemerides, while the second section (pp. 239-308) is taken up with five papers by Encke on the calculation of stellar occultations, on a stellar sextant, etc., as well as the paper on the interpolation formula. <br/><br/> Provennace: Contemporary engraved bookplate of (third) Earl of Dunraven on front paste-down. Edwin Quin, third Earl of Dunraven, was educated at Eton where he showed a strong taste for astronomy; and afterwards spent three years at the Dublin Observatory under Sir William Rowan Hamilton. While the natural sciences occupied much of his attention; he was also deeply interested in the study of Irish antiquities, and was a prominent member of the Royal Irish Academy, the Celtic Society, and several archaeological associations. His <i>Notes on Irish Architecture</i> (two volumes, London: 1875-77) were published after his death in 1871.. in: Berliner Astronomisches Jahrbuch für 1830... herausgegeben von J. F. Encke, pp. 265-284. The complete volume offered here: 8vo, pp. xii, 308, with one engraved plate of diagrams. Contemporary dark blue-green half-calf and marbled boards, smooth spine panelled by broad gilt rolled bands, one panel directly lettered in gilt, other panels with large gilt tool in centres, edges speckled green. A fine and clean copy

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        Wissenschaft der Logik. 2 Bde (3 Bücher). Erster Band. Die objective Logik. Zwei Bücher (Erster Band. Zweytes Buch: Die Lehre vom Wesen). (Zweiter Band:) Wissenschaft der subjectiven Logik oder die Lehre vom Begriff.

      Nürnberg, Johann Leonhard Schrag, 1812-1813-1816. 8vo. First volume, part one and two (The Objective Logic) bound in one very nice contemporary brown half calf binding with gilt and blindstamped ornamentations to back. Volume two (The Subjective Logic) bound in a nice recent brown half calf in old style with gilt and blindstamped ornamentation to back; the old end-papers are also preserved. A very nice and sound set with only a bit of scattered brwonspotting, mostly to the first part. XIV (= title-page + Vorrede), XXVIII (= Einleitung), 334; VI (= title-page + Inhaltsanzeige), 282; (2 = general title-page stating second volume of Wissenschaft der Logik), X (= title-page, Vorbericht + Inhaltsanzeige), 403, (1) pp.. The very scarce first editions of all three volumes that together constitute Hegel's second main work, his "Science of Logic", also called his "Greater Logic" (as opposed to the Logic section of the Encyclopaedia), in which logic is seen as the science of pure thought, concerning the principles by which concepts are formed, and therefore also as that which reveals to us the principles of pure knowing. THIS IS THE RAREST OF ANY OF HEGEL'S MAJOR WORKS TO FIND COMPLETE.Hegel's "Logic" is begun five years after his first major work, the "Phänomenologie des Geistes", and the five years which Hegel has had to develop his philosophy in the meantime are clearly reflected in his monumental second masterpiece. The "Logic" can be regarded as a more systematic and well organized epistemological and ontological work. It is in this groundbreaking work of German Idealism that Hegel develops his famous dialectic, which comes to determinate all later reading of his philosophy. It is Hegel's dialectic theory later condensed as "thesis-antithesis-synthesis" that is developed in this main work of 19th century philosophy. The dialectical process constitutes the movement of thought and consciousness, from basic to complex ideas, and thus demonstrates how the categorical infrastructure of thought can be laid bare by thought itself alone. With this work, Hegel is considered as having created a revolution in the understanding of Logic, because he widens it from being merely concerned with formal rules of propositions to including all of humanity. He elaborates the laws that govern the development of human practice, and as a consequence, he also uncovers the objective laws that govern the entire objective material world. Throughout the 20th century, Hegel's logical philosophy was largely neglected, but the last 40-50 years have shown a revived interest in this most fundamental of works, which is of the greatest importance for the understanding of his systematic thought.Hegel himself considered his "Logic" to be of the utmost importance, and he kept revising it throughout the years. It is very difficult to find a set of all three volumes in first editions

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        Allgemeine Erläuterungen über den Magnetismus und den Somnabulismus. Als vorläufige Einleitung in das Natursystem. Aus dem Askläpieion abgedruckt.

      Tit., 78 S. Buntpapierumschlag. Waller 6504; Hirsch/H. IV, 216. - Sehr seltene erste separate Veröffentlichung dieser wesentlichen Schrift des Begründers des tierischen Magnetismus. - Gebräunt.

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        Tracts on mathematical and philosophical subjects; comprising, among numerous important articles, the theory of bridges, with several plans of recent improvement

      Also the results of numerous experiments on the force of gunpowder, with applications to the modern practice of artillery. 3 Bände. Mit gest. Frontispiz-Porträt von C. Turner nach H. Ashby, 10 (9 gefalt.) gest. Tafeln u. einigen Textholzschnitten. London, Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington u.a., 1812. 8vo. (22,5 x 13,5 cm). 1: X S., 1 Bl. Inhalt., 485 S., (1 S.). 2: 2 Bll., 384 S. 3: 2 Bll., 383 S. Pappbände d. Zt. mit Rückenschildern. Umfangreiche Sammelausgabe, die eine Reihe wichtiger Arbeiten aus dem Schaffen des zwischen 1773 und 1807 an der Militär-Akademie zu Woolwich lehrenden Mathematikers Ch. Hutton (1737-1823) enthält. - Band 1 fasst seine Arbeiten zum Brückenbau u. zu allgemeineren mathematischen Fragen zusammen, darunter u.a. eine umgearbeitete Fassung der erstmals 1772 erschienenen "Principles of Bridges" (S. 1-114), die erste englische Brückenbautheorie. Anschließend Aufsätze zum Bau der London-Bridge sowie eine "History and Practice of Iron Bridges" (S. 144-166), die bis 1805 reicht. Band 2 enthält seine Arbeiten zur Dichte u. Anziehungskraft der Erde sowie weitere algebraische u. geometrische Aufsätze. Band 3 zu Fragen der Artillerie. Skempton 712. - Roberts/Trent S. 170. - Poggendorff I, Sp. 1159. - DSB VI, S. 576f. - Rücken im Stil der Zeit geschickt erneuert, Gelenke innen verstärkt. Ränder leicht gebräunt, teilw. gering stockfleckig. Unbeschnittenes Exemplar.

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        THE BUTTERFLY'S BALL, and The Grasshopper's Feast. By Mr. Roscoe. To which is added, an original poem, entitled, A Winter's Day. By Mrs. Smith, of Stand.

      24pp. Engraved frontispiece and three other full-page engraved plates. Original printed wrappers. Paper browned; covers very worn with erosion of text; small tear in gutter of frontispiece; else a good copy of a rare printing contained in a modern folding cloth gilt box, with a leather label to the spine.Very rare, not in Shaw and Shoemaker, Rosenbach, or Welch. OCLC 61389517 records one copy only at Haverford. The four plates in this pirated edition, though clearly copied from the English edition of 1808, which was issued by John Harris with an entirely new suite of plates replacing the original and superior illustrations by Mulready of 1807, show some distinct and imaginative variations.Welch (1129) list an earlier printing of this version in 1809, published by B. C. Buzby of Philadelphia.

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        Newark Castle & Bridge Nottinghamshire

      London: Published by J. Deeley, 95 Bewick St. Soho, Feb. 1, 1812. Coloured aquatint. Printed on wove paper watermarked J. Whatman. In excellent condition with the exception of two small mended tears on the right margin. Two small mended tears on upper margin. Crease along left corner. Tiny skillfully mended tear on left margin. Image size: 12 7/8 x 19 1/8 inches. 14 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches. 16 1/8 x 22 3/8 inches. A dramatic view of Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire. The site became a fortified castle during the 12th century when Henry I gave Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln, permission to build ramparts and a moat. The castle was appropriated in 1139 by King Stephen but was reinstated to Lincoln in 1173. In 1216 King John died at the castle and thereafter it was seized by a group of barons. In 1218 Henry III besieged the castle and, after being bombarded in it for eight days, the barons surrendered. Restored and rebuilt in red sandstone by the end of the 13th century, it had become a magnificent fortified mansion. In Tudor times Henry VIII took the castle from Bishop Henry Holbeach and after that it remained in royal hands. During the Civil War, Newark was a Royalist stronghold. It was besieged four times by the Parliamentarians. King Charles I took refuge at the castle before retreating to Oxford, and the town finally surrendered its stronghold. Benezit mentions a British landscape painter by the name J. R. Hamble who was active in London during the early decades of the nineteenth century. He exhibited at rare intervals at the Royal Academy between 1803 and 1824, and was mentioned as an accomplished landscape painter. There is some confusion surrounding an engraver named J. Hamble who executed numerous topographical prints of the English countryside, and it is queried whether these artists are in fact the same person. Le Blanc mentions an engraver by the name of J. Hamble, but fails to list his works. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes I, p. 340; Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, vol. 6, p. 703.

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        Georgii Wahlenberg... Flora lapponica exhibens plantas geographice et botanice consideratas, in Lapponiis suecicis scilicet Umensi, Pitensi, Lulensi, Tornensi et Kemensi nec non Lapponiis norvegicis scilicet Nordlandia et Finmarkia utraque indigenas, et itineribus annorum 1800, 1803, 1807 et 1810 denuo investigatas.

      Berolini, 1812. LXVI + 550 s. + 2 utvikbara tabeller + 30 graverade planscher + 1 utvikbar kolorerad karta. Samtida nött pappband. 20 X 12 cm. Namnstämpel på titelsidan. Gammal namnteckning samt biblioteksstämpel (Botaniska institutionen Lund) på främre pärmens insida och på titelsidan. Inlagan inklusive planscher, tabeller och karta är i mycket gott skick

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