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        Grundriss von Berlin herausgegeben von S. Sachs Königlicher Bauinspectör 1812 .

      - Kupferstich v. F. Jättnig jun. n. Sachs, dat. 1812, 37 x 45 Schulz, Stadtpläne von Berlin, Nr. 231. - Außerhalb des Plans, an allen Rändern, Erklärungen zum Plan. - Schulz ( a.a. O ), "Der Plan ist genau und aktuell .",

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Docket Book, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, 1812-1839.

      1812 - Early Docket Book from Mifflin County, Pennsylvania [Manuscript]. [Pennsylvania]. [Commissioners of Mifflin County]. [Docket Book, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, 1812-1839]. [300] pp. Oblong folio (15-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Three quarter sheep over marbled boards. Light rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners. Light toning, faint dampstaining, a few partial cracks to text block, text in small neat hand to rectos and versos of 66 pages, later annotations in pencil to endleaves and a few other places. * Apparently a retrospective record, this ledger records court appearance records for Mifflin County, Pennsylvania from 1812 to 1839. This is an early docket book; the county was founded in 1789. The content is related exclusively to cases heard in this central Pennsylvania county, with hundreds of individual names and various institutions, such as the Turnpike Road Company, United States Bank, Juniata Bank and Lewistown Presbyterian Church. The entries include an "indictment for the murder of her child," an "indictment for larceny," and an "indictment for scaring defendants [who were] not guilty." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Säkularausgabe. 41 Bde. komplett inklusive aller Kommentarbde. und des Registerbdes. Herausgegeben von den Nationalen Forschungs- und Gedenkstätten der klassischen deutschen Literatur in Weimar und dem Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris.

      Bd. 1: Gedichte 1812 - 1827. Bd. 1KI: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 1KII: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 2: Gedichte 1827 - 1844 und Versepen. Bd. 3: Gedichte 1845 - 1856. Bd. 4: Tragödien, frühe Prosa 1820 - 1831. Bd. 5: Reisebilder I 1824 - 1828. Bd. 6: Reisebilder II 1828 - 1831. Bd. 7: Über Frankreich 1831 - 1837. Bd. 7K: Über Frankreich 1931 - 1937 Kommentar. Bd. 8: Über Deutschland 1833 - 1836 Kunst und Philosophie. Bd. 9: Prosa 1836 - 1840. Bd. 10: Pariser Berichte 1840 - 1848. Bd. 11: Lutezia. Berichte über Politik, Kunst und Volksleben. Bd. 12: Späte Prosa 1847 - 1856. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Kommentar. Bd. 14: Tableaux de Voyage I. Bd. 15: Tableaux de Voyage II. Italie. Bd. 14/15K: Reisebilder. Tableaux de Voyage. Kommentar. Bd. 16: De l?Allemagne I. Bd. 17: De l?Allemagne II. Bd. 18: De la France. Bd. 19: Lutèce. Bd. 20: Briefe 1815 - 1831. Bd. 20K: Briefe 1815 - 1831 Kommentar. Bd. 21: Briefe 1831 - 1841. Bd. 21K: Briefe 1831 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 22: Briefe 1842 - 1849. Bd. 22K: Briefe 1842 - 1849 Kommentar. Bd. 23: Briefe 1850 - 1856. Bd. 23K: Briefe 1850 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 24: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836. Bd. 24K: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836 Kommentar. Bd. 25: Briefe an Heine 1837 - 1841. Bd. 25K: Briefe 1837 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 26: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851. Bd. 26K: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851 Kommentar. Bd. 27: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856. Bd. 27K: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 20-27R: Briefwechsel 1815 - 1856 Register. - Umschläge gebräunt mit kl. o. grösseren Randläsuren, vereinzelt auch Ausrissen, teils fleckig, angeschmutzt und/oder lichtrandig, Einband vereinzelt fleckig oder lichtrandig, Schnitte teils fleckig, Bll. und Vorsätze teils gebräunt, wenige mit Knickspuren, bei wenigen Bd. sind die Kapitalbändchen defekt. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. - Einzelverkauf der Bände ist ggfs. auch möglich. Bitte fragen Sie uns.

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        Beyträge zur vaterländischen Historie, Geographie, Statistik und Landwirtschaft, samt einer Uebersicht der schönen Literatur. Bände I-III und V-IX (von 10) in 8 Bänden.

      München, Lindauer, 1788-, 1812. - circa 20,3 x 12,5 cm. Mit 6 (statt 8) gestochenen Portraits., 4 Kupfertafeln (davon eine gefaltet) und 2 gefalteten Tabellen Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit schöner Rückenvergoldung "Kirchner 1163; Pfister I, 3858; Lentner 4509 u. 16734; Haefs 44. Wichtige Sammlung von Aufsätzen des Historikers und Schriftstellers Lorenz von Westenrieder (1748 - 1829), der als einer der bedeutendsten bayerischen Autoren des 18. Jahrhunderts gilt. Als Fortsetzung der baierischen Beyträge gedacht, mit vielen eigenen Beiträgen, darunter die bekannten Aufsätze "Gedanken über die Verbesserung der Landescultur in Bayern" und "Gedanken über die heutige Bevölkerung der Residenzstadt München" sowie Texte zu den Themen Geschichte, Landwirtschaft, Statistik, "Zum Andenken würdiger Baiern", "Beyträge zur vaterländischen Kunstgeschichte", Numismatik oder Schöne Litteratur. - Band IX hier in der zensierten Fassung. Vorhanden sind die Portraits von Johann Georg Lori, Abt Frobenius von Regensburg, Hermann Scholliner, Heinrich Braun, Andreas Zaupser und Lorenz Westenrieder. Hier ohne den Band 4 und den erst 1817 erschienenen Band 10. Bände 8 und 9 ohne Portrait. - Titel mit mattem älterem Stempel, etwas gebräunt oder teils leicht fleckig. Einbände etwas berieben und bestossen, teils mit kleinen Wurmspuren oder Läsuren, insgesamt jedoch recht dekorativ. Schöne Reihe, erster Band mit gestochenem Wappen-Exlibris (Sameth). " "- Titel mit mattem älterem Stempel, etwas gebräunt oder tels leicht fleckig. Einbände etwas berieben und bestossen, teils mit kleinen Wurmspuren oder Läsuren, insgesamt jedoch recht dekorativ. Schöne Reihe, erster Band mit gestochenem Wappen-Exlibris (Sam. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the Preservation of Shipwrecked Persons: With a Descriptive Account of the Apparatus and the Manner of Applying It.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1812 . xiii, 94, (1) pp. b/w wood engraved ills. Manby is most noted for his book about a whaling voyage to Greenland. In this book, written ten years earlier, he rightly surmises that one of the chief difficulties is that of firing a line from shore to ship. In storm conditions, guns often fail to fire. He suggests remedies and works through other aspects of lifesaving technology as it existed then. His explanations are enhanced by attractive wood engraved illustrations. A scarce work. Worldcat shows only four libraries holding copies, and the auction records reflect this. In its two most recent sales at auction, the book brought £713 in 2010 and $2880 in 2007. Signature cut from upper right corner of title page, with no loss of text. A clean copy in original calf over patterned cloth. Rebacked in matching leather, with original spine labels.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        The Holy Bible : Containing the Old and New Testaments, Together with the Apocrypha

      Windsor [Vt.] : Merrifield and Cochran 1812 - Windsor [Vt.] : Merrifield and Cochran, sold wholesale and retail by them at The sign of the Bible, 1812. 960 p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. (lacking.) 4to. Fully bound in contemporary brown calf skin leather. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Dark burgundy Morocco spine label with gilt lettering. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight rubbing to boards. Bumping to corners. Scuffing to spine. Minor toning, creasing to initial pages. Staining inside front and rear boards. Unmarked pages with slight toning throughout. Lacking all illustration plates.This was the first Bible printed in Vermont, and originally included engravings with publisher?s information in lower margin. The engravings depicted biblical figures, including Luke and Paul. The Bible was printed by John Cunningham, and contains Apocrypha.This is an oversized volume and may require additional postage for international delivery. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JUNIUS: INCLUDING LETTERS BY THE SAME WRITER UNDER OTHER SIGNATURES (NOW FIRST COLLECTED.) TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE CONFIDENTIAL CORRESPONDENTS WITH MR. WILKES, AND HIS PRIVATE LETTERS ADDRESSED TO MR. H. S. WOODFALL (3 Volumes)

      London: Printed by G. Woodfall, for F.C. and J. Rivington, 1812. The first edition of Junius edited by Woodfall, and containing letters not found in earlier editions. The three volumes attractively bound in contemporary polished calf, with spines lettered in gold; and double fillets to the perimeters of the boards. With six plates, all but one folding facsimiles of letters. With the bookplate of the library of Castles Forbes on the pastedowns, and the crest of the Earl of Granard at the head of the spines; the signature "Granard" on the title pages. Half-titles are present.

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        Historisch-topographisch-statistische Beschreibung des Fürstenthums Lorsch, oder Kirchengeschichte des Oberrheingaues, Geschichte und Statistik des Klosters und Fürstenthums Lorsch, nebst einer historischen Topographie der Aemter Heppenheim Bensheim, Lorsch, Fürth, Gernsheim, Hirschhorn u. a. m. 2. Urkundenbuch zur Geschichte und Topographie des Fürstenthums Lorsch (Zwei Teile in einem Band).

      Darmstadt gedruckt mit Stahl'schen Schriften 1812 - Kleisterpapierbezogener O-Pappband mit floralverziertem Titelrückenschild, Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten beschabt, Name und handschriftlicher Eintrag mit Angaben zum Verfasser auf Vorsatz, Rotschnitt. 1. Teil: Kupfersticheingangstafel "Heppenheim und Starkenburg", Titelblatt mit lithographischer Vignette "Lorscher Conventus Eclesie Siegel", (4 S.) Subscribenten-Verzeichnis und Vorrede, 296 Seiten mit einer Tafel "Terminatio Parochiae Heppenheim de anno 805" gezeichnet von "G. Schneider. sc. Mannhemii". 2. Teil: Kupfersticheingangstafel "Kloster Lorsch" von Lambert Freiherr von Babo, Titelblatt mit Steindruck-Vignette "Lorscher Probsteisiegel mit dem Bilde des h. Nazarius", 167 Seiten mit einer gefalteten Karte "Pagi Rhenensis ex medio aevo Tabula e Chartisantiquis desumta" von G. Schneider, Mannheim und einer gefalteten Hirschhornischen Stammtafel, (6 S.) Register, gr. 8°. - - - Die lithographischen Vignetten gehören zur Frühzeit des Steindruckverfahrens und werden als Inkunabeln der Lithographie bezeichnet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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        Regulations for the Field Exercise, Manoeuvres, and Conduct of the Infantry of the United States, Drawn Up and Adapted to the Organization of the Militia and Regular Troops

      Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1812. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo, xii, 225 pp, with 34 folding plates. Contemporary full leather binding (scuffed) with red spine label. Dark staining to top edge/gutter of first few leaves, one plate (No. 10) with partial loss. All else very good. Born in Ireland in 1767, Smyth moved to Virginia with his family at the age of 7. He became an attorney and was elected several times to the Virginia House of Delegates. In 1808, he left politics to accept an invitation from Thomas Jefferson to serve as colonel of the newly formed U.S. Rifle Regiment. He "rendered effective military service, and in 1811 President James Madison's secretary of war, William Eustis, approached him to compile a new system of military discipline to replace the venerated Blue Book of Baron Friedrich von Steuben. Smyth complied by writing [this book], which became the army's first official drill manual in thirty years. This abridgement of the French 1791 Reglement, though much criticized by [some of Smyth's political enemies], was adopted on 3 March 1812, the first of a series of French manuals that would dominate American military tactics until the Civil War" (ANB). Grodzinski 1507; Sabin 85188.

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        Le Nozze di Figaro. Dramma Giocoso in Quattro Atti. Messo in Musica Dal Signor W. A. Mozart. Prix 60 fs. (PN 366 auf Titelblatt, PN 566 auf allen übrigen Blättern / plate-number 366 on title page, plate-number 566 on all other sheets). 4 Akte in 2 Bänden / 4 acts in 2 volumes. (RISM A/I M 4338).

      Paris, Chez J. Frey Artiste de l'Academie Royale Editeur de Musique et Successeur de MM. Cherubini Kreutzer et Comp.ie Place des Victoires No. 8 o.J. (ca. 1812). - (3),129 S. (Ouvertuere u. 1. Akt), 186 S. (2. Akt), 116 S. (3. Akt), 127 S. (4. Akt), Einband berieben und bestoßen, Bibliotheksstempel ("ausgeschieden") auf Rückseite des Titelblatts, Titelblatt und 1. Seite des 3. Aktes mit Eck-Fehlstelle (Ausschnitt), Papier gebräunt und teils stärker stock-/braunfleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Text in Italienisch und Französisch, selten, (Hochzeit des Figaro, Partitur, Oper, früher Druck), / binding rubbed and bumped, library stamp (withdrawn) on back of title page, 1 corner of title page and first page of act III with fault, paper browned and partially foxed, else good, text in Italian and French, J. Frey signature stamp on title and first leaf of each part, rare music print, (opera), Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3700 4°. (ca. 33,5 x 26,5 cm), gebunden in zeitgenössischem Halbpergament mit marmorierten Deckeln / bound in contemporary half vellum with marbeled covers,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat An der Vikarie]
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        Der Schweizer Holzstyl in seinen cantonalen und constructiven Verschiedenheiten vergleichbar dargestellt mit Holzbauten Deutschlands 1. 2. Serie (2 Bde.).

      2, 30 S., 32 (von 38 Taf.) teilw. zweifarb. lithogr. Taf. 36 S., 23 Taf. (compl.), Bibliotheks-HLwd./-HLdr., Bibliotheksschild a, Rücken, beschienen, berieben Stempel u. Sign. a Vors. u. Titelbl. fingerfleckig, allg. gebrauchsspurig - brauchbares Exemplar. Fehlend: Manneberger Mühle Das alte Wirtshaus in Baar, Haus der Sigristen in Marbach, Das Hohe Haus zu Wolfenschiessen (2 Blatt), Stuetz-Constrcktionen der Lauben und Vordaecher Vgl. Thieme-B. 14, 228f. Seltene Erstausgabe ursprünglich in Lieferungen erschienen. Zwei der im Inhaltsverzeichnis aufgeführten Tafeln sind nicht erschienen. - Ernst Gladbach (1812 - 1896), Schüler seines Onkels Georg Moller, "veröffentlichte einige wertvolle z. T. wiederholt aufgelegte Studien über die Holzarchitektur der Schweiz, für die er teils die Platten eigenhändig radierte, teils sorgfältige Vorzeichnungen für den Holzschnitt oder Lichtdruck anfertigte" (Thieme-B.). Mit Abb. v. Schweizer Holzhäusern aus versch. Kantonen, darunter malerische Ansichten.

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        Mappe - Monde. Dressée suivant les nouvelles relation et assuijettie aux observtions astronomiques. Par le S. Robert De Vaugondy Gèog..

      1812. Paris, An 1812, Chez Delamarche Gèographe. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte applicata su tela e divisa in 16 riquadri, confini in colore d'epoca, cm 47,5 x 74,5 (al filetto nero di riquadro), titoli in cartiglio centrale con volute geometriche e decori floreali e in un più piccolo, sottostante, cartiglio. Alcuni difetti della carta alle giunture dei quadri e normali segni del tempo, discreta conservazione.

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        REPERTOIRE UNIVERSEL ET RAISONNE DE JURISPRUDENCE,

      CHEZ GARNERY, PARIS 1812 - QUATRIEME EDITION CORRIGE, REDUITE AUX OBJETS DONT LA CONNAISSANCE PEUT ENCORE ETRE UTILE, ET AUGMENTEE 1? D'UN GRAND NOMBRE D'ARTICLES,2?DE NOTES INDICATIVES DES CHANGEMENS APPORTES AUX LOIS ANCIENNES PAR LES LOIS NOUVELLES,3? DE DISSERTATIONS, DE PLAIDOYERS ET DE REQUISITOIRIES DE L'EDITEUR SUR LES UNES ET LES AUTRES. 15 VOLUMI IN 15 TOMI QUARTA EDIZIONE PAG 850-1000 CIRCA CADAUNO. LEGGERE ABRASIONI LUNGO I BORDI DEI PIATTI. BRUNITURE SPARSE, QUALCHE TRACCIA DI TARLO DATA 1812-15TESTO SU 2 COLONNE 0

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        THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS FROM THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. VOL. 2 ONLY, COVERING THE 13TH -19TH CENTURIES.

      Boston, J. Eliot, Jr. , 1812 - Period quarter leather, 12mo, 338 pages. 1st edition of the first modern sympatheic history of the Jews by a non-Jew. Singerman 0218. Rosenbach 162. Shaw & Shoemaker 24528. Volume 2 only, but complete for the medieval and modern period. Hannah Adams (1755- 1831) was "an early American historian and pioneer in the field of comparative religion, was also the first [female] American author to make a living solely from writing. She was the first historian of religions ever to try to represent sects and denominations in terms which adherents themselves used and from their perspective . During the Revolutionary War one of the boarding students [of her father] gave Adams a copy of Thomas Broughton's An Historical Dictionary of All Religions from the Creation of the World to This Perfect Time, 1742. Reading Broughton ‘awakened my curiosity, ’ she later wrote . In 1778 she began to compile a new reference work according to her own rules. She resolved ‘to avoid giving the least preference of one denomination above another’ and to present the arguments and sentiments of each sect in believers' own words, according to the group's ‘general collective sense. ’ . In a society whose elite valued education and faith, Adams became a dinner and house-party star . Adams's wide knowledge made her a staple in liberal New England's social whirl. She even enjoyed a two-week stay at the home of her distant cousin, John Adams, second President of the United States .She succeeded through personal relations with the affluent . Her later works included History of the Jews, 1812 . Among short articles on Adams are Conrad C. Wright, "Adams, Hannah, " Notable American Women 1607-1950 (1971) ; Carol Berkin, "Adams, Hannah, " American National Biography (1999) ; and Elizabeth Curtiss, "Hannah Adams: Biographical Sketch, " in Dorothy Emerson, ed. , Standing Before Us (2000) " (Curtiss in Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography, 2013) . Light wear, Very Good Condition. (amr-45-3) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Archiv der Gewächskunde. 1.-3. [v. 5] Lieferung.

      XXIV S. (Titelei zu Bd. 1), 16 u. 7(1) S., 3 Bll. (nicht nach Seitenfolge geordnet). Mit zus. 97 Kupferst.-Tafeln (Hohlaus, Kazinger, Frike u. Strenzel del. Beyer, Müller u. Seher sc.). Unbeschnittene OInterimsbroschüren m. schwarzgedr. Tit. auf Vorderdeckel. Einbde. angestaubt, rissig sowie stellenw. fleckig u. m. Knickspuren Text u. Taf. tlw. eselsohrig, angeschmutzt u. wasserfl. 3. Lfg. in Lagen zerfallen. Pritzel 9442 Wurzbach XLVI, 282 (hier nur 250 Taf.) Graesse VI, 191 Brunet V, 929. Das zweibändige Gesamtwerk erschien in 5 Lieferungen mit insgesamt 296 Tafeln. Vorliegend die ersten drei Lieferungen, davon bilden die ersten beiden zusammen die Abteilung Abbildungen der ökonomischen und offizinellen Pflanzen. Der Erscheinungszeitraum wird in den unterschiedlichen Bibliographien nicht übereinstimmend angegeben: bei Pritzel 1812-18, bei Wurzbach 1811-21 u. bei Brunet u. Graesse 1811-14. - Der österreichische Botaniker und Mykologe Leopold Trattinnick, auch Leopold Trattinick (1764-1849) wurde 1806 Landes-Phytograph von Niederösterreich und war von 1809-1835 Kustos am k.k. Hof-Naturalien-Kabinett in Wien, dessen Herbarium er bedeutend erweiterte. Die Pflanzengattung Trattinnickia aus der Familie der Balsambaumgewächse wurde von Carl Ludwig Willdenow nach T. benannt. T. veröffentlichte mehrere mykologische Werke sowie einige nur in kleiner Auflage erschienene Tafelwerke, die größtenteils durch die Blumenmaler Franz Reinelli und Ignaz Strenzel illustriert wurden. "..für die Herausgabe seiner Werke, die ihrer Kostspieligkeit wegen keinen Verleger fanden, opferte er große Summen.." (Wurzb.). - Überaus selten. Die häufig in Lieferungen u. im Selbstverlag des Verfassers erschienen Werke sind komplett sehr schwer zu finden. Die hübschen u. detailgetreuen Pflanzenabbildungen in vorlieg. Ansichtenwerk sind größtenteils von Ignaz Strenzel (1786-1832), der Professor an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien war.

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        Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa. Part the Second: Greece Egypt and the Holy Land. Section the First

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, 1812. . Thick 4to. (2)+(blank)+XIX+(13)+715+(1)+folding map. With 33 engraved plates (2 partially handcolored, 3 fold-outs) and 21 vignettes. Contemporary full roan. Complete. Lowndes, I, p. 471: "Perhaps the most instructive and engaging book of travels ever published in this country." First edition.

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        Travels through the southern provinces of the Russian Empire, in the years 1793 and 1794.: Translated from the German.

      London: printed for John Stockdale 1812 - Abbey 222 A very good unsophisticated largely uncut set in original boards, neatly recased, rebacked in paper with new label. Occasional minor spotting. Second edition Two volumes folio, pp.xxiii, 550, 25 plates, of which 21 coloured by hand, 7 folding, 14 vignettes, 13 coloured; xxxii, 523, 27 plates, 18 folding, 24 coloured, 14 vignettes, 10 coloured, 3 folding maps.

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        An Essay on the Preservation of Shipwrecked Persons: With a Descriptive Account of the Apparatus and the Manner of Applying It.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1812 . xiii, 94, (1) pp. b/w wood engraved ills. Manby is most noted for his book about a whaling voyage to Greenland. In this book, written ten years earlier, he rightly surmises that one of the chief difficulties is that of firing a line from shore to ship. In storm conditions, guns often fail to fire. He suggests remedies and works through other aspects of lifesaving technology as it existed then. His explanations are enhanced by attractive wood engraved illustrations. A scarce work. Worldcat shows only four libraries holding copies, and the auction records reflect this. In its two most recent sales at auction, the book brought £713 in 2010 and $2880 in 2007. Signature cut from upper right corner of title page, with no loss of text. A clean copy in original calf over patterned cloth. Rebacked in matching leather, with original spine labels.

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        I: The life of Merlin, surnamed Ambrosius; his prophecies and predictions interpreted. . . .; II. A revealed knowledge of the prophecies & times. Book the first (bound with) A revealed knowledge of the prophecies & times. Book the second. III. Testimony of the authenticity of the prophecies of Richard Brothers, and of his mission to recall the Jews. IV. Sound argument dictated by common sense; in answer to Nathaniel Brassey Halhed's testimony of the authenticity of the prophecies of Richard Brothers. V. A testimony of the spirit of truth, concerning Richard Brothers . . . in an address to the people of Israel, &c. to the gentiles called Christians. . . . VI. A revelealed knowledge of some things that will speedily be fulfilled in the world. . .

      Carmarthen: London; London; Oxford; London; London: J. Evans; n.p.; n.p.; for the author; n.p.; n.p., 1812. II: With manuscript notes on the margins from page 54 in the first volume and thoughout the second volume. Contemporary calf, rebacked, spine in compartments with raised bands, tooled in gilt, morocco spine label. Engraved bookplate of the Supreme Council, the highest authority of the masonic order of the Scottish rite of Northern America (Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States) on the paste-down (motto "Deus Meumque Jus - Supreme Council 33"). I: A unique collection of six books about the British Israelism doctrine and its founder, Richard Brothers. The doctrine identifies the Anglo-Saxon race with the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel, and is based on a literal interpretation of the Old Testament. Apparently England and its colonies must be the Israel to whom the promises were made in the Bible. The first work, The life of Merlin, provides a chronological order of the Kings of England. Because of the strong historical connection of the ancestors of the English with the Ten Lost Tribes, the doctrine includes the principle that the British Royal Family descends directly from the bloodline of King David. The British-Israel movement started with Brothers' publication A revealed knowledge in 1641 but it flourished in the late eighteenth century with the expansion of the British empire interwoven with the expectations of end-time prophecies about to come due. Heywood's Life of Merlin was first published in 1641. The book chronicles all the kings of England from King Brutus, who came from Troy to start a new colony, until Charles I. Heywood proceeds to discuss in great detail the prophecies made by Merlin, focusing on political forecasts. The book was designed primarily "to attract that growing public which, worried and confused by the shadow of the coming troubles, might hope for guidance." Following its publication, a number of other works on prophecies appeared, including the first edition in English of the prophecies of Nostradamus (London, 1672). Heywood (1570- 1641), a prolific playwriter and actor, contributed to Elizabethan and early Jacobean theatre, writing numerous plays, both tragedies and comedies. His masterpiece is generally considered A woman killed with kindness (1607), a tragedy about an adulterous wife and one of the earliest middle-class tragedies. He wrote also prose, pamphlets about contemporary subjects among which An apology for actors (1612) is the most important as it supports the role of actors in society since antiquity. Heywood has been compared with Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon religion (see the transcriber's comments at http://olivercowdery.com/texts/brot1797.htm#comments). II. First edition of the most important work of the founder of Anglo-Israelism. Brothers explains the doctrine, whose principal belief is that the British nation is the true and real Israel of God. He claimed that the Anglo-Saxon race was descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel; that he, himself, was a lineal descendant of David, and the rightful claimant to David's throne. Brothers (1757-1824) was a self-proclaimed prophet born in Newfoundland who lived most of his life in England. In 1793 he declared himself the apostle of a new religion, "the nephew of the Almighty, and prince of the Hebrews, appointed to lead them to the land of Canaan." Brothers had a large following but could not produce the social movement he had intended with his writings. After he predicted the death of the king and the end of monarchy he was arrested for treason in 1795 and confined. His case was brought before Parliament by his ardent disciple, Nathaniel Halhed, a member the House of Commons. Haldhed had Brothers moved to a private asylum rather than prison. In the asylum Brothers wrote prophetic pamphlets, which gained more followers. III. First edition of the speech held in Parliament by Halhed in defense of Brothers and his Anglo Israelism theory. He declared himself as servant and prophet of Brothers. Halhed (1751-1830) was an english Orientalist and philologist. In India (working for East India Company) he translated into english the Gentoo code from a Persian version of the original Sanskrit. His collection of oriental manuscripts was purchased by the British Museum. IV. Second edition of this polemic refusal of Brothers' theory written in response to Halhed's Testimony. The author here defines Halhed as a weak character that has been roped into the persuasions of a man (Brothers) and who has completely misunderstood the sacred scriptures. Horne (1730 -1792) was English churchman, an academic and a writer. His best known work is his Commentary on the Psalms (1771) but he also wrote many pamphlets against antagonists such as Newton, Hume, Adam Smith. V. First edition of this pamphlet written in defense of Brothers by Bryan after he had condemned his work first and later decided to meet Brothers in person to re examine his theory. Originally a Quaker and copper-plate engraver, Bryan went in 1789 with John Wright to join the Society of Illuminés at Avignon where, in that post-Swedenborgian, semi-Masonic group, he received spiritual communications informing him of the coming of a prophet and the imminent millennium. Returning later in the year, Bryan lived in London, and later emigrated to America. He was an acquaintance of Robert Southey. VI. Wright belonged to the Avignon Society, a group of European illuminists active in the late 1780's. Being disappointed with the New Jerusalem Church in London he went to Avignon, where he was told to expect the millennial deliverer of prophecies. Returning from Avignon, Wright later identified Brothers as this promised deliverer and devoted this work to him.

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        An Essay on Perfect Intonation

      Printed by James Ballantyne and Co, Edinburgh 1812 - , author is the inventor of the euharmonic organ, xvi, [2], 144 pages, 2 folding plates with titles (Chromatic Scale tables), title page signed by the author in black ink "H Liston", occasional annotation, owner's loose inserts (including engraved plate University College, typed sheets The Reverend Henry) First Edition , rubbing to covers, chipping and lifting to marbled boards, small section of upper edge of spine missing, margins removed pages 63 and 117, small tears along fold lines to both plates, foxing throughout, good condition , half bound red morocco and marbled boards, gilt rules to covers, gilt decoration and titles to spine, quarto, 30.5 x 24 cms Hardback SIGNED BY AUTHOR ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, its Antiq

      1812 - ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH. The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, its Antiquities and Monuments. London: For R. Ackermann, 1812. 2 vols., large 4to. xviii, [2], 330, [6] p.; [4], 275, [5] p. Plan, portrait, and 81 hand-colored aquatint plates. Beautifully bound in full straight-grain red morocco, spines, covers, and turn-ins richly gilt, edges gilt, by Bayntun. Cloth slipcases. Very slight offsetting onto text from some plates, as usual, and just a hint of foxing on two or three plates, else a remarkably bright and flawless set. The upper hinges are just beginning to crack slightly, otherwise the binding is fine and fresh. First edition. A fine and very desirable copy of one of the great Ackermann color-plate books. Tooley 2; Abbey, Scenery, 213. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ueber die Bildung des Darmkanals im bebrüteten Hühnchen. Uebersetzt und mit einleitenden Abhandlung und Anmerkungen versehen von Johann Friedrich Meckel

      - Two folding engraved plates. 263, [1] pp. 8vo, orig. German marbled boards (extremities with minor wear & rubbing), orig. label on spine. Halle: Renger, 1812. First separate edition and the first edition in German. "One of the acknowledged classics of embryology."Garrison-Morton 471(describing the publication of the Latin original in the journal of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences in 1768-69). Wolff's description of the formation of the chick's intestine by the rolling inward of the leaf-like layer of the blastoderm was important for proving his theory of epigenesis, and at the same time disproving preformationism. These leaf-like layers were a potent influence in the work of Pander and Baer, who praised this book highly. Wolff's paper was largely ignored until the appearance of this translation into Germany by Meckel, who added a 56-page introduction and notes. "The publication of Meckel's translation of Wolff's treatise on the formation of the intestines of the chick was an event whose importance, in view of the profound influence which this work exerted upon Pander and von Baer, it would be difficult to overestimate."Adelmann, Marcel Malpighi and the Evolution of Embryology, IV, pp. 1652-1702. "It is interesting to note that the facts brought forward by Wolff have never been contradicted, but have been used as a foundation to which numberless morphological embryologists have added facts discovered by themselves."Needham, A History of Embryology, pp. 221-23. In several places Wolff describes the mesonephroi, the renal organs now known as "Wolffian bodies." These descriptions are briefer than the ones in his Theoria Generationis (1759), "but are in some respects a distinct improvement on his earlier accounts" (Adelmann). Very good clean copy. Blind library stamp on title and on p. 259. Inked withdrawn stamp on verso of title and a small hole in blank margin of first plate. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        KOSHU^ GAFU

      18 - [EHON] Hatta KOSHU, artist. KOSHU GAFU. N.P., N.D. [Kyoto: Yoshidaya Shimbei?]. String bound Japanese-style, fukuro toji with original blue- grey covers embossed with interlocking octagons, title slip replaced with brushed title. 33 sheets, 5 pp. preface with 30 sheets of color illustrations in Shijo style and a one sheet closing comment. Though there is no colophon this would appear to be a reprint, probably printed by the same publisher as the original edition of 1812. The impressions and colors are good to very good with very little if anything to distinguish them from the original, save a slight difference of color. The covers are very worn. The contents are generally in good condition, with a bit of thumbing and a few abrasions and ink marks. Not a perfect copy, but still a handsome and important Shijo school book by a direct disciple of Maruyama Okyo, himself. [See Mitchell, p. 378; Hillier, Vol.2 pp. 711-2; Hillier/Ravicz, p. 42; Holloway, p. 100.] Has been bound into outer soft Japanese paper covers.

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        Journal of a Residence in India

      Edinburgh: Archibold Constable, 1812. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Edinburgh: Archibold Constable, 1812. First edition. Very Good. Edinburgh: Archibold Constable, 1812. First edition. Very Good. Marbled boards, recent leather rebacking, gilt label, Small quarto. ALL PLATES PRESENT. <br/><br/> <br/><br/>

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        Photographische Ansichten der Gotthardbahn. Mappe mit 17 Photographien (Albuminabzüge)..

      Mappe: 57 x 46 cm Kartontaf.: 44 x 55 cm. Photographien : 28 x 22 cm, OLwd goldgeprägt m. losen Blättern, Min gebrauchspurig, tadell. Bilder: Panorama von Lugano Lugano Bellinzona Dazio-Schlucht Installationsanlage in Airolo Piantorino Viaduct Tunnel Eingang Göschenen (Vor der Vollendung) Bohrgestell mit Bohrmaschine Tunnel Eingang in Airolo (Vor der Vollendung) Mythenstein Tunnel Transportgerüst über die Reuss bei Meitischlingen Gesamtbild von der Wasener Schleife Sisikon Bahngebiet zwischen Grünbach und Axenberg Amsteg mit Kerstellenbach Viaduct Kerstellenbachbrücke (Im Bau) Häggrigerbach-Gallerie mit der oberen Linie.- Adolphe Braun (1812-1877) französischer Textildesigner und Fotograf, dessen Hauptinteresse ab den frühen 1860er Jahren in der Herstellung von topografischen Ansichten von Europa lag. Später wandte er sich auch der Reproduktion von Kunstwerken wie Gemälden, Zeichnungen, Lithografien, Radierungen und Skulpturen zu. Mit der Wiedergabe berühmter Gemälde erlangte er weltweite Bekanntheit. 1869 wurde er eingeladen, die Eröffnung des Suezkanals in Ägypten zu fotografieren. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt bildete die Landschaftsfotografie mit großformatigen Panorama-Ansichten. Während des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges photographierte er zahlreiche Zerstörungen, besonders an Brücken. Später dokumentierte er den Bau der Gotthardbahn und des Gotthard-Scheiteltunnels, die beide erst fünf Jahre nach seinem Tod fertiggestellt und in Betrieb genommen wurdenVgl. Kurt Zurfluh, Gotthard als die Bahn gebaut wurde, Zürich 1982: "In dieser Zeit der technischen Neuerungen und der politischen Umwälzungen, aus denen ein geeintes Italien und ein mächtiges Deutschland hervorgingen, begann der Elsässer Adolphe Braun, einer der bedeutendsten damaligen Bildchronisten, mit seinerKamera die wohl grösste Baulandschaft ((Bauzeit 1872-1881) Europas auf Glasplatten zu bannen. Die StreckeImmensee-Biasca war seit 1878 eine einzige Baustelle. Tausende von Arbeitern aller Nationen wühlten Ameisen gleich, die Erde auf, versetzten Hügel, durchbohrten Berge, überspannten Täler, bannten Gewässer und Lawinenzüge und legten eine bis anhin ungebundene Landschaft in eiserne Ketten, Schienen genannt." (S. 12).

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        Zürcher Neujahrsblätter. Sammelband von 34 Heften.

      Zürich, 1761-1812. - 4°. Mit 35 Kupfern (1 doppelt vorhanden). Schlichter Pappband. Chronologisch zusammegestellte Folge von Neujahrsblättern der 1) Stadtbibliothek 1761-62, 1770, 1776, 1778-79, 1795, 1797, 1801, 1810, 1811 (doppelt), 1812; 2) Chorherren 1779-80, 1783, 1785, 1787, 1789, 1790, 1792-95, 1798, 1801-02, 1811; 3) Hülfsgesellschaft 1801-03, 1810; 4) Ab dem Musiksaal 1807 (Zwingli, Jugend), 1810 (Luther). Unter anderem sind vorhanden: Von der Stadtbibliothek das 3. und 4. Heft, die zu einer Folge von vier Heften zu den Stufen des Alters von Salomon Gessner gehören. Von den Chorherren Texte über Ceporinus, Leo Jud, Heinrich Bullinger, Rudolf Collin, Vadian und Salomon Schinz. Von der Hülfsgesellschaft Texte über die Kriegsjahre 1799, 1798 in Unterwalden, Beschiessung von Zürich 1803. - Die Kupfer stammen von Bullinger, Schellenberg, Usteri, Lips, Esslinger u.a. - Einband wasserfleckig, zu Beginn grösserer Wasserfleck, einige kleinere Flecken, alter hs. Eintrag am Schluss von Heft 1770 Stadtbibliothek. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS FROM THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. VOL. 2 ONLY, COVERING THE 13TH -19TH CENTURIES.

      Boston, J. Eliot, Jr. ,. 1812. Period quarter leather, 12mo, 338 pages. 1st edition of the first modern sympatheic history of the Jews by a non-Jew. Singerman 0218. Rosenbach 162. Shaw & Shoemaker 24528. Volume 2 only, but complete for the medieval and modern period. Hannah Adams (1755- 1831) was “an early American historian and pioneer in the field of comparative religion, was also the first [female] American author to make a living solely from writing. She was the first historian of religions ever to try to represent sects and denominations in terms which adherents themselves used and from their perspectiveÂ…. During the Revolutionary War one of the boarding students [of her father] gave Adams a copy of Thomas Broughton's An Historical Dictionary of All Religions from the Creation of the World to This Perfect Time, 1742. Reading Broughton ‘awakened my curiosity, Â’ she later wroteÂ….. In 1778 she began to compile a new reference work according to her own rules. She resolved ‘to avoid giving the least preference of one denomination above anotherÂ’ and to present the arguments and sentiments of each sect in believers' own words, according to the group's ‘general collective sense. Â’Â…. In a society whose elite valued education and faith, Adams became a dinner and house-party star Â…. Adams's wide knowledge made her a staple in liberal New England's social whirl. She even enjoyed a two-week stay at the home of her distant cousin, John Adams, second President of the United StatesÂ…..She succeededÂ…through personal relations with the affluentÂ….. Her later works included History of the Jews, 1812Â…. Among short articles on Adams are Conrad C. Wright, "Adams, Hannah, " Notable American Women 1607-1950 (1971) ; Carol Berkin, "Adams, Hannah, " American National Biography (1999) ; and Elizabeth Curtiss, "Hannah Adams: Biographical Sketch, " in Dorothy Emerson, ed. , Standing Before Us (2000) ” (Curtiss in Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography, 2013) . Light wear, Very Good Condition. (amr-45-3) .

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        The Universal Directory, for Taking Alive and Destroying Rats, and all other Kinds of Four-Footed and Winged Vermin…Illustrated with Cuts. The Fourth Edition

      London: Printed for J. Walker, 1812. 7 copper-engraved plates of traps, their construction and use. 1 vols. 12mo. Modern quarter calf and boards, new endpapers. 7 copper-engraved plates of traps, their construction and use. 1 vols. 12mo. The Rat Trapper's Handy Guide. A curious and unusual subject, written by the "Late Rat-Catcher to the Princess Amelia".

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        The Universal Directory, for Taking Alive and Destroying Rats, and all other Kinds of Four-Footed and Winged Vermin?Illustrated with Cuts. The Fourth Edition

      Printed for J. Walker, London 1812 - 7 copper-engraved plates of traps, their construction and use. 1 vols. 12mo. The Rat Trapper's Handy Guide. A curious and unusual subject, written by the "Late Rat-Catcher to the Princess Amelia". Modern quarter calf and boards, new endpapers 7 copper-engraved plates of traps, their construction and use. 1 vols. 12mo

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        The Universal Directory, for Taking Alive and Destroying Rats, and all other Kinds of Four-Footed and Winged Vermin…Illustrated with Cuts. The Fourth Edition

      London: Printed for J. Walker, 1812. 7 copper-engraved plates of traps, their construction and use. 1 vols. 12mo. Modern quarter calf and boards, new endpapers. 7 copper-engraved plates of traps, their construction and use. 1 vols. 12mo. The Rat Trapper's Handy Guide. A curious and unusual subject, written by the "Late Rat-Catcher to the Princess Amelia".

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        IJsgezicht - 19de eeuw.

      IDYLLISCHE WINTERTekening in waterverf toegeschreven aan Reinier Craeyvanger (1812-1880). Afm. 36,4 x 52,6 cm.De Lage Landen kenden vele vinnig koude winters. Kou die ?deur vel en vleesch passeerde?. Binnenwateren en rivieren konden potdicht gevroren zijn en tot maart met een dikke ijskorst bedekt. Havens zaten dicht. De Zuiderzee werd met sledes en wagens overgestoken. Soms zwierven wolven rond op zoek naar prooi. De prijzen voor etenswaren stegen tijdens de winterperiode tot onwaarschijnlijke hoogte. Er was gebrek aan turf, hout en kolen en vooral aan vers water. Werk was moeilijk te vinden. Er stierven heel wat mensen van de kou. Ellende overheerste.Toch ligt de winter ligt veel Nederlanders na aan het hart. De gedachte aan ijs en schaatsen alleen al doet het sneller slaan. Vroeger even goed als tegenwoordig.Van de ruige realiteit tijdens grillige winters is op ijsgezichten doorgaans weinig te zien. Het koperspubliek wilde geen ellende en ook geen al te realistische weergave van borrelende scheuren, windwakken en viezigheid op het ijs. Men vroeg om een idyllisch plaatje.Prijs: ?2.350,- (incl. lijst).

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        Autograph letter signed ("Pestalozzi"). Yverdon, 3. VII. 1812.

      1812. 4to. 1 page. Unpublished letter to the Zurich merchand David Esslinger, on business matters. - Small damage to edges, traces of folding.

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        Fashionable Swindler

      1812. First Edition . Signed. (CRUIKSHANK, George and Isaac Robert). The Fashionable Swindler, or, Villainy Displayed; Being the Genuine History, and Surprising Events, Frauds, Deception and Remarkable Occurrences, of the Celebrated and Elegant Sharper, Geroge R-. London: J. Bailey, [1812]. Octavo, contemporary full tan calf gilt. $1600.First edition, inscribed by George Cruikshank on the full-color folding frontispiece, “By my Brother I.R.C. G. Ck.,” handsomely bound by Larkins.Both caricaturists and book illustrators throughout the 19th century, the Cruikshank brothers enjoyed very different levels of success during their careers. It is widely considered that “as a caricaturist [ George Cruikshank] was the legitimate successor of Rowlandson and Gillray; but both the broad grin of the one and the satiric ferocity of the other were mitigated in their pupil by a more genial spirit of fun and an altered environment” (DNB). Isaac “Robert” CruikshankÂ’s reputation, on the other hand, “may have suffered to some extent from the superior popularity of his brother George. But it is certain that with many happy qualities as a draughtsman and pictorial satirist, he had neither the individuality, the fancy, nor the originality of his junior” and is perhaps better known for his collaborative efforts with his brother (DNB). Although “noted by G. Cruikshank to be ‘By my brother I.R.C.Â’ in the Douglas copy, Â… there seems to be a lot of GeorgeÂ’s work in itÂ… Douglas accepts this as GeorgeÂ’s work, and possibly he assisted his brother, as was often the case in items of this description” (Cohn 306). Three owner bookplates, one belonging to J. Barton Townsend, and one stamp.Interior clean. Some rubbing to spine; outer hinges just splitting, still strong. An extremely good inscribed copy, very scarce.

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        Petticoat Loose: A Fragmentary ""Tale of the Castle.""

      1812. (ROWLANDSON, Thomas). Petticoat Loose: A Fragmentary “Tale of the Castle.” Embellished with Plates. London: J.J. Stockdale, 1812. Slim quarto, original marbled boards rebacked in brown buckram. $1500.First edition of this poetic satire on the “deplorable” Irish union with England, loosely based on the old Irish legend of Mary Hannigan (nicknamed “Petticoat Loose”), with hand-colored frontispiece and five full-page hand-colored etchings (one double-page) by Thomas Rowlandson. Extra-illustrated with engravings of “Mrs. Clarke” and “Napoleone [sic] Buonaparte.”The original tale of “Petticoat Loose,” on which this present poem is loosely based, involves Mary Hannigan, known for her ability to spin and whirl around a dance floor. Mary was able to drink as well as she could dance, and on one occasion, as she spun wildly in a drunken dance, the buttons of her skirt caught on a nail, dropping her skirt to the floor (hence “Petticoat Loose”). Not long after, Mary went on a binge and was challenged by local workmen to prove her drinking skills. She promptly downed a half a gallon of beer and had begun to gloat, when she suddenly slumped forward— dead. The local priest banished her corrupted soul to a remote lake in the Knockmealdown Mountains, thereafter thought to be haunted. This present poem begins with an episode in a “Dublin Castle drawing room” (similar to MaryÂ’s dropped skirt), but proceeds in a completely unrelated direction— until the end. “Our readers will be surprised that this poem is of a political cast— and deplores, and deplores, and deplores, the effects of the Union with England. [It] bears some analogy to things passing in London— by way of displaying the authorÂ’s abilities at exposing those just objects of satire we have so frequently witnessed and bewailed” (Charles Taylor). RowlandsonÂ’s “rollicking humour and delicate tonal effects were distinctively English.” As “the pictorial chronicler of the hard-hitting, hard-drinking age,” Rowlandson stood at “the foremost ranks of what was then one of the most popular departments of pictorial art” (Oxford Dictionary of Art, 436). Some interleaving toward the end, presumably for mounting extra illustrations. Not in Tooley. Light offsetting of plates to text, two-inch tear to fold of double-page plate, minor edge-wear to original boards. A very scarce Rowlandson item.

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised.

      Philadelphia: Stereotyped for the Bible Society at Philadelphia, by T. Rutt, Shacklewell, London, [and pr. by William Fry], 1812. 12mo (17.9 cm, 7"). 456, 459–78, 481–633, [1] pp., [1] f., 191, [1] pp. The first Stereotyped Bible Printed in America. The Bible Society of Philadelphia, founded in 1808 with Bp. William White as its first president, was the first Bible society organized in the United States. It published this, the first stereotype Bible printed in the U.S., from plates imported from London; the B.F.B.S. contributed £500 towards the purchase of the plates, and they were admitted to the U.S. free of import duties. The initial run produced 1050 copies of the complete Bible and 750 copies of the New Testament, in double columns in very small type.    Provenance: Signature of Edward H. Mills dated 27 May 1843 on front pastedown. From the collection of Michael Zinman.         Shaw & Shoemaker 24835; Hills 213; Herbert 1560; O'Callaghan 110; Wright, Early Bibles of America, 192–93; Rumball-Petre 189. Contemporary sheep, rubbed with joints opening and leather lost at spine head; wormwork to spine and some margins of text. Volume "soft" with sewing pulling away from spine and a few gatherings separated; text foxed and browned, as often; several leaves, perhaps two dozen, damaged with some loss of text, perhaps a dozen more with small tears. Lacking two leaves of the Old Testament, all others present. A distressed copy of this important edition and priced accordingly.

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        AN INTERESTING ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARK, IN THE YEARS 1804, 1805 AND 1806...

      Baltimore, 1812. 326pp. including two portraits. Contemporary calf; rebacked, preserving original label. Light tanning and foxing. Very good. In a black morocco and cloth clamshell case. The so-called "Apocrypha edition" of Lewis and Clark, bearing the name of compiler William Fisher on the titlepage. In response to the growing curiosity of the public regarding the findings of Lewis and Clark, and the delay in publication of the "authorized account" of their expedition, this compilation of bits and pieces from already published works appeared (culled from Gass, Clark, Mackenzie, Carver, and Jefferson's MESSAGE... of 1806), misleading the reader into believing it was the account sanctioned by the government and containing all the information gathered during the journey. Howes calls this the "spurious" edition, while Sabin states it contains material not published in any other edition. HOWES F153a. WAGNER-CAMP 8:5. GRAFF 1331. PILLING PROOF-SHEETS 1298. SABIN 24508.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM WILLIAM SHEPARD TO JUSTIN ELY, REGARDING LAND TRANSACTIONS AND DEBTS OWED ON LANDS IN OHIO]

      Canandaigua, 1812. [3]pp., docketed and addressed on verso. Folio, on a folded sheet. Old fold lines. Slight loss from wax seal. Light toning and soiling. Very good. Letter written by Maj. William Shepard to Justin Ely regarding some of Ely's real estate transactions and holdings in the Western Reserve. William Shepard (1759- 1821) served as sheriff and magistrate for Canandaigua and was a founding member of the Congregational Church there. His correspondent, Justin Ely, was a native of West Springfield, Ma., who invested heavily in real estate in western New York and in the Connecticut Western Reserve - what would later become northern Ohio. The present letter concerns debts (noted in the letter as "bonds") owed to Ely by several men in Canandaigua, and also the sale of some of his lands in the area. Shepard details who has been able to pay and who has not, listing reasons and excuses and possible dates by which the bonds might be paid. Much of the final page is comprised of a list of lots sold by Shepard on Ely's behalf, with dates, lot numbers, and amounts paid. He writes, in part: "In the meantime on the 3d March I wrote you in haste a few lines and sent by Mr. Zachariah Seymour $165 to be left in the Albany bank for you to draw for & sent your signature to the cashier of that bank....I have not rec'd any money for you since that of Munford or McKays bond I expect to receive all that McKay owes you in May. Williams & Close have sent to their friends in Columbia County to raise and send on the money to pay up their bonds. J.D. Nelson to whom I wrote, was written me that he is very poor and not able to pay a cent on his bond & wishes to give up his contract - Comfort Smith has called on me repeatedly but cannot pay a cent on his bond before next Decr. unless he gets help from his brother, which is uncertain." An interesting letter detailing the difficulties of regulating tenancy from afar, out on the western frontier.

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        An Interesting Account of the Voyages and Travels of CaptainâÂ&#128;Â&#153;s Lewis and Clark, in the Years 1804-5, and 6. Giving A Faithful Description of the River Missouri and Its Source âÂ&#128;Â" Of the Various Tribes of Indians Through Which They PassedâÂ&#128;¦ To which is added a Complete Dictionary of the Indian Tongue

      Anthony Multenberger, Baltimore 1812 - 12mo (6 Ã&#130;¾ x 3 Ã&#130;¾), period sheep, rebacked with modern leather, old spine label, two wood engraved frontispiece portraits, 326 pp. Housed in custom made half morocco folding box. Covers a little worn and scuffed, contents foxed with some browning and soiling; lower corner of pp. 29-30 torn off, affecting a few words, and a tear on pp. 81-82; otherwise very good. Some sources suggest there are one or two other plates in this title, but only the portraits are bound in this volume.The Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) was the first overland expedition by the United States to go to the Pacific coast. This was an extremely important expedition because it laid the groundwork for the Western Expansion, and gave our government a first hand account of the resources we picked up with the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. The expedition was led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, but was greatly assisted by Sacajawea, their Native American guide and translator. This work was published because of the growing demand by the public for information on the expedition. Fisher borrows heavily from Patrick GassâÂ&#128;Â&#153;s Journal, and portions of the works of Jonathan Carver and Alexander Mackenzie. While it has been criticized by scholars, it contains some extremely useful information, and it did play an important role in shaping the impressions of America at the time. Contains portraits of Lewis and Clark. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of the Rev. John Hough, D. D. Successively Bishop of Oxford, Lichfield and Coventry, and Worcester: Formerly President of St. Mary Magdalen College, Oxford, in the Reign of King James II. Containing Many of his Letters, and Biographical Notices of Several Persons with whom he was connected

      London: Printed for the Author, by James Billet..and Sold by White and Cochrane, 1812. First edition, with half-title. Engraved portrait frontispiece (by Caroline Watson after Sir Godfrey Kneller 1690 painting), and 7 other engraved full-page plates. xvi, 387, [388 blank] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original gray boards, rebacked, uncut. Booklabel of James Cruikshank, LL.D. Old oil stain at foot of 20 leaves and three plates (entering bottom center of images approx 1 inch) and on rear endsheets. First edition, with half-title. Engraved portrait frontispiece (by Caroline Watson after Sir Godfrey Kneller 1690 painting), and 7 other engraved full-page plates. xvi, 387, [388 blank] pp. 1 vols. 4to.

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        Säkularausgabe. 41 Bde. komplett inklusive aller Kommentarbde. und des Registerbdes. Herausgegeben von den Nationalen Forschungs- und Gedenkstätten der klassischen deutschen Literatur in Weimar und dem Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris.

      Bd. 1: Gedichte 1812 - 1827. Bd. 1KI: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 1KII: Gedichte 1812 - 1827 Kommentar. Bd. 2: Gedichte 1827 - 1844 und Versepen. Bd. 3: Gedichte 1845 - 1856. Bd. 4: Tragödien, frühe Prosa 1820 - 1831. Bd. 5: Reisebilder I 1824 - 1828. Bd. 6: Reisebilder II 1828 - 1831. Bd. 7: Über Frankreich 1831 - 1837. Bd. 7K: Über Frankreich 1931 - 1937 Kommentar. Bd. 8: Über Deutschland 1833 - 1836 Kunst und Philosophie. Bd. 9: Prosa 1836 - 1840. Bd. 10: Pariser Berichte 1840 - 1848. Bd. 11: Lutezia. Berichte über Politik, Kunst und Volksleben. Bd. 12: Späte Prosa 1847 - 1856. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Bd. 13: Poemes et Légendes. Kommentar. Bd. 14: Tableaux de Voyage I. Bd. 15: Tableaux de Voyage II. Italie. Bd. 14/15K: Reisebilder. Tableaux de Voyage. Kommentar. Bd. 16: De l?Allemagne I. Bd. 17: De l?Allemagne II. Bd. 18: De la France. Bd. 19: Lutèce. Bd. 20: Briefe 1815 - 1831. Bd. 20K: Briefe 1815 - 1831 Kommentar. Bd. 21: Briefe 1831 - 1841. Bd. 21K: Briefe 1831 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 22: Briefe 1842 - 1849. Bd. 22K: Briefe 1842 - 1849 Kommentar. Bd. 23: Briefe 1850 - 1856. Bd. 23K: Briefe 1850 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 24: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836. Bd. 24K: Briefe an Heine 1823 - 1836 Kommentar. Bd. 25: Briefe an Heine 1837 - 1841. Bd. 25K: Briefe 1837 - 1841 Kommentar. Bd. 26: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851. Bd. 26K: Briefe an Heine 1842 - 1851 Kommentar. Bd. 27: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856. Bd. 27K: Briefe an Heine 1852 - 1856 Kommentar. Bd. 20-27R: Briefwechsel 1815 - 1856 Register. - Umschläge gebräunt mit kl. o. grösseren Randläsuren, vereinzelt auch Ausrissen, teils fleckig, angeschmutzt und/oder lichtrandig, Einband vereinzelt fleckig oder lichtrandig, Schnitte teils fleckig, Bll. und Vorsätze teils gebräunt, wenige mit Knickspuren, bei wenigen Bd. sind die Kapitalbändchen defekt. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. - Einzelverkauf der Bände ist ggfs. auch möglich. Bitte fragen Sie uns.

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        Eigenhändig geschriebener Brief. Mit Unterschrift. 1 Seite gefaltet.

      (ohne Datum) - 12x10 cm. (wohl erhalten, kleiner Ausriß von Siegel hinten). Friedrich Adolf Ferdinand von Flotow (* 26. April 1812 auf seinem väterlichen Gut Teutendorf im Mecklenburgischen, + 24. Januar 1883 in Darmstadt), deutscher Opernkomponist. "Bevor ich Ihre Zeilen erhielt, hatte ich eine Einladung zu einem Diner angenommen, es wird mir dadurch unmöglich gemacht die mir so angenehme Visite für heute anzunehmen. Wollten aber der Graf mit Ihnen mir die Freunde Ihres Besuchs einen anderen Tag schenken, so wird mir jede Stunde willkommen sein [.]Hochachtungsvoll F. v. Flotow." Flotow

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        THE WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON, D.D.to Which is Prefixed, an Account of His Life and Writings, By Dugald Stewart. Twelve Volumes

      London: For Cadell and Davies; and Others, 1812. Full-Leather. Very Good. Octavo. TWELVE VOLUMES. Complete Set. History of Scotland, History of Charles V, History of America, Disquisition Concerning India. Complete with all large folding maps but bound out of sequence according to Directions to the Binder; South America, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico or New Spain, 2 maps of South East Asia, Map of the Countries of the South Seas, plate of Mexican paintings. All bound in contemporary calf, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges marbled with matching endpapers; text very clean and bright without foxing. Light off-setting on one map; in all, a very good set with handsome maps and surprisingly scarce, locating only one complete set of this date.

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        Docket Book, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, 1812-1839.

      1812. Early Docket Book from Mifflin County, Pennsylvania [Manuscript]. [Pennsylvania]. [Commissioners of Mifflin County]. [Docket Book, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, 1812-1839]. [300] pp. Oblong folio (15-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Three quarter sheep over marbled boards. Light rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners. Light toning, faint dampstaining, a few partial cracks to text block, text in small neat hand to rectos and versos of 66 pages, later annotations in pencil to endleaves and a few other places. $500. * Apparently a retrospective record, this ledger records court appearance records for Mifflin County, Pennsylvania from 1812 to 1839. This is an early docket book; the county was founded in 1789. The content is related exclusively to cases heard in this central Pennsylvania county, with hundreds of individual names and various institutions, such as the Turnpike Road Company, United States Bank, Juniata Bank and Lewistown Presbyterian Church. The entries include an "indictment for the murder of her child," an "indictment for larceny," and an "indictment for scaring defendants [who were] not guilty."

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