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        A Compilation of the Laws of the State of Georgia, Passed by the Legislature Since the Political Year 1800, To The Year 1810, Inclusive

      Augusta: Printed by Adams & Duyckinck, 1812. First Edition. Leather bound. Good. 4to. [4], 708pp., [18]pp index. Full brown calf leather binding with gilt stamped title on red leather spine label. Leather boards rubbed at edges. Boards are slightly bowed. Darkened section of leather on front board. Leather head of spine pulled. Light rubs and scuff marks to binding. Moderate toning to pages. Previous owner inscription on right front end paper. Contents include the Creek Indian "Treaty at Fort Wilkinson in 1802" signed during the Thomas Jefferson administration by James Wilkinson, Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens and several of the Creek Chiefs Warriors, etc. De Renne I p.346; Sabin 13574.

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        Erklärung der zu Goethe´s Farbenlehre gehörigen Tafeln. und Anzeige und Uebersicht des Goethischen Werkes zur Farbenlehre. Ein Heft mit XVI. illuminierten Kupfertafeln und deren Erklärung.

      ca. 1812. 8°. 22,3 x 18,2 cm. 24 S.,12 S., I-II,IIa-XVI Seiten, Einband mit zwei Rückenschildern, Hardcover in Pappband, In gutem Zustand. Einband berieben und bestoßen, die Rückenschilder unvollständig, die ersten drei Tafeln mit Randknicken, Tafel 3 mit kleinem Loch in der Unterlage für das Kupfer, die Unterlage von Tafel V mit drei kleinen Braunflecken, die Textseiten durchgängig am Kopf mit Wasserfleck. zeitgenössischer unberechtigter Nachdruck der Original-Ausgabe 1810/1812 (nach Günther Schmid: Schicksal einer Goethe-Schrift, druckgeschichtliche Funde zur Farbenlehre, (Halle), Burg Giebichenstein, 1937), alle 17 Kupfer nicht koloriert (im Original waren 5 nicht koloriert), das Original erschien 1810 und 1812 bei J.G. Cotta , Tübingen, in Kommission auch bei Geistinger in Wien, dies ein Exemplar des unberechtigten Nachdrucks der Zeit ohne jegliche Druckangaben (Unterschiede u.a. : Schmucklinie über Textbeginn: durchbrochene Wellenlinie statt beiderseits zugespitzte Gerade, Tafel 1, Fig.II : Stange des Bootsmannes reicht bis zum oberen Rand der Ufermauer (statt bis zur Mitte der Ufermauer), am linken Pavillon an der linken Seitenwand unten zwei wagerechte Linien (statt 1 Linie), Seite 14, Zeile 12 von unten: Vollheit (statt. Tollheit) u.s.w., generell nicht koloriert wurden die Tafeln IIa, VII,VIII,XV,XVI. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Sammlerexemplare, Naturwissenschaften & Mathematik, Physik, Bücher mit Originalgrafik, Illustrierte Bücher

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        IL PASTORE BENE ISTRUITO

      DALLA STAMPERIA DI GIO. GIUSEPPE DESTEFANIS, 1812. 1^ edizione - Opera del Dott. Agostino Bassi di Lodi. (Membro del Collegio elettorale dei Dotti). Nella quale s'insegna il modo di ben governare le pecore, specialmente le Spagnuole, e di ritrarne il più grande vantaggio. Aggiuntovi in fine il metodo da Esso conosciuto in pratica il migliore di coltivare i pomi di terra per poter diminuire le spese ed accrescerne il prodotto. - In 8° - bross. edit. a stampa - in barbe - pp. XXIV + 492 + (al fine) una carta ripiegata contenente 2 Tav. incise. - segni di vecchia polvere alle copertine (restaurate in epoca con rinforzo interno, lavoro ben riuscito) un leggero alone al margine sup. delle incisioni - ottimo nel resto.

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         Océanique centrale.

      [1812]. 220 x 300 mm. Très belle carte de l'Australie encore nommée Nouvelle Hollande, ornée d'un beau cartouche de titre illustré d'un arborigène près d'une pirogue, et de deux marsupiaux. Bel exemplaire aux contours coloriés à l'époque.

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        The Loyalists: an historical novel

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. Three volumes. [4], 364; [4], 307, [1]; [4], 352pp. With half-titles to each volume. Handsomely bound in contemporary half blue morocco, gilt, over stimulated morocco grained red paper boards. Slightly rubbed to extremities, a little creasing to spine, else a crisp and attractive set. Occasional light soiling. Jane West (1758-1852), English novelist, poet and conduct writer. The Loyalists, an early Western historical novel set during the English civil wars, is now cited as being a possible influence on Walter Scott's Waverley (Edinburgh, 1814). . First edition. 12mo.

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        Anweisung, die Beinbrüche der Gliedmassen, vorzüglich die complicierten und den Schenkelbeinhalsbruch nach einer neuen, leichten, einfachen und wohlfeilen Methode ohne Schienen sicher und bequem zu heilen.

      im Verlage des Verfassers, Konstanz 1812 - Konstanz, im Verlage des Verfassers, 1812. 8°. XII, 247 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler. Mit 5 gestochenen, gefalteten Tafeln. Pappband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Hirsch-H. V, 32. - Waller 8501. - Sauter (1766-1840) erfand die Heilung der Beinbrüche durch die sogenannte "Schwebe". - Text durchgehend stockfleckig, Tafeln sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Merlin, Sirnamed Ambrosius. His Prophecies, and Predictions Interpreted; and Their Truth Made Good by Our English Annals:, Being a Chronological History of all the Kings and Memorable Passages of this Kingdom, from Brute to the Reign of King C

      J Evans, Carmarthen 1812 - Contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards (showing a little evidence of earlier repair.) Spine tooled in gilt; black leather label with giltlettering. 324 pages including list of subscribers and index. Edges and corners worn. A very good copy. Whilst this edition is a reprint of the 1641 original, it is scarce in its own right. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apologia da Agoa de Inglaterra da Real Fabrica de José Joaquim de Castro, em obsequio da verdade .

      [Printed wrapper] London, Impresso por W. Lewis, 1812. - 4°, mid-twentieth-century navy half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, gilt letter, original printed upper wrapper bound in (mounted). Minor stains. In very good condition. 25 pp., (1 blank l.). *** FIRST EDITION; another (a reprint?) appeared in 1931. This bit of propaganda by a native of Pernambuco gives a fascinating history of the manufacture and distribution of Agoa de Inglaterra. Originally imported from England - hence the name - this patent medicine was composed primarily of powdered cinchona bark dissolved in wine. Since quinine, the active ingredient of cinchona, was not isolated until 1820, Agoa de Inglaterra was widely popular as a remedy for the malaria that was endemic to Portugal.Present here (missing in most copies) is the front wrapper, which gives the printer and place of printing, not mentioned on the title-page or elsewhere in the book.*** Blake III, 475. Innocêncio III, 398. Santos Filho, História geral da medicina brasileira p. 334. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 179. Not in Pires de Lima, Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto. See Ferreira de Mira, História da medicina portuguesa p. 322. Not in Kress, Luso-Brazilian Economic Literature Before 1850. Not located in Porbase, which lists 2 copies of the 1931 edition. Copac repeats the British Library. NUC: PBL. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sange for Den Norske Bondestand. Anden rettede og forøgede Udgave. Til Trykken befordrede af Det Kongelige Selskab for Norges Vel.

      Christiania, Trykt hos Christopher Grøndahl, 1812. (8) + 136 s. Samt. skinnbd. Tittelbl. og noen sider svakt smusset. Gammel skrift på dedikasjonsblad verso.

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        Ecole Polytechnique. Année scolaire (scholaire) 1812 - 1813

      IMP. GRATIOT J.. XIXeme siècle.. In-12 Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable. 56 pages. Papier à la forme. Couverture muette de l'époque. Quelques manque sur le dos. Programme du cours sur les élémens militaire, avec renvois aux pages du traité de M. Gay de Vernon.

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        HISTORY OF ENGLAND, From the Earliest Times to the Death of George the Second... With a Continuation to the Treaty of Amiens by Charles Coote

      London: For F. C. and J. Rivington; et al, 1812. 4 volumes. A very early edition of Goldsmith's history, corrected, and only the second edition to include Coote's continuation up to 1802. Tall 8vos, in handsome contemporary mottled calf, the boards with gilt chain framework, the spines with elegant central gilt devices in compartments between extensively decorated flat bands, two compartments with contrasting red and black morocco labels gilt lettered and tooled, board edges hatched in blind, page edges speckled. viii, 422; 447; 431; 567 pp. A beautiful, gentlemanly and pristine set, the text appearing essentially as mint, very fresh and crisp, the bindings strong and sturdy and handsome. A VERY HANDSOME SET IN FULL CONTEMPORARY STATE OF GOLDSMITH'S IMPORTANT POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND. Though best remembered now for his novels, Goldsmith's "History" was a staple of 19th century upper education, thus is rarely found in such fine condition. It is recognized for its balanced and unbiased delivery, its largest criticisms were for being too concise. Goldsmith's own work begins with the pre-Roman Britons and ends with George II. Coote's very excellent continuation provides us with an entire volume on the age of George III, whose Reign was longer than any other British monarch before him. Events in this extraordinary period of time included the Seven Years War, the American Revolution, the French Revolution and the early Napoleonic years.

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        The British Sportsman.:

      London, E.Orme, 1812. - 4°. Mit 72 kolorierten radierten Tafeln. Roter langgenarbter geglätteter Maroquinband der Zeit mit reicher Gold- u. Blindprägung, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt. Deckel mit Rahmen aus Goldfileten, daran anschließend eine blindgeprägte Einfassung. Im Mittelfeld ineinander verschlungene Bänder aus Goldfileten, zwei spitze Dreiecke darstellend. Die Bänder gefüllt und am Rand eingefasst von Blindprägung. Rücken mit ornamentalen u. einfachen Goldfileten, in 2 Feldern Titelprägung, (Gelenke restauriert, Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben). Neue Ausgabe dieses selten komplett zu findenden Werkes. - Schwerdt IV 48; vgl. Tooley 272. -"Interesting series of sporting etchings covering the whole range of British field sports. The best of these are again in the active hunting, coursing, shooting, hawking, fishing and racing scenes." (Schwerdt). - Mit den gesuchten Darstellungen zur Fuchs-, Hirsch und Vogeljagd, zum Angeln bzw. Fischen, Pferderennen usw. - An den Rändern etwas gebräunt und leicht stockfleckig. - Sehr schönes Exemplar in einem vermutlich Londoner Einband der Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dissertation physiologique sur la gazéification vitale [et] Dissertation sur l'ivraie

      in-4 à la pagination multiple et manuscrite pleine basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné portant une pièce de titre en maroquin rouge 1812 [et] 1813, 1812 [et] 1813, , in-4 à la pagination multiple et manuscrite, pleine basane de l'époque, dos lisse orné portant une pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, Recueil personnel, et de travail, constitué par le médecin Bernard Gaspard autour de trois thèses : la sienne (Dissertation physiologique sur la gazéification vitale, Paris, Didot, 1812), celle de Jean-Baptiste Clabaud (Dissertation sur l'ivraie, Paris, Didot, 1813) et de celle de Bouillier (Dissertation sur la difficulté du diagnostic de la péricardite, Paris, Didot, 1812). Pour la première de ces thèses, Gaspard annote très copieusement et développe de nombreux passages, ainsi il enrichit son texte originel par des dizaines de feuillets manuscrits interfoliés. Mais surtout, Gaspard nous apprend dans ce même recueil, par un avertissement manuscrit et des lettres, faisant foi de son affirmation, que la thèse de Jean-Baptiste Clabaud avait, en réalité, été écrit par lui-même dans le but d'aider son ami Clabaud de Fretigny. Ce témoignage manuscrit nous permet donc de réattribuer la paternité d'un texte de médecine à son véritable auteur. Enfin, Gaspard a ajouté une troisième thèse, celle de Bouiller, car, nous apprend-il, il a "communiqué à l'auteur le 4e observation et parce "qu'il a" fait l'autopsie cadavérique de son malheureux frère, sujet de la 1ere observation"? Très bon état général, intérieur frais

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        Tales of Fashionable Life

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1812. Complete set of Anglo-Irish educator and novelist Maria Edgeworth's Tales of Fashionable Life: the second edition of Volumes I-III, and the first edition of Volumes IV-VI. Known as "the Great Maria," Edgeworth was widely acclaimed in her day: her emphasis on practical, hands-on education for children was influential on both sides of the Atlantic, and bestsellers like Castle Rackrent and Belinda inspired a generation of English novelists. Tales of Fashionable Life includes a series of short works, most notably The Absentee, which traces the exploitation of the Irish land and people at the hands of absentee landowners: "a great part of your timber, the growth of a century -- swallowed in the entertainments of one winter in London!" Informed by Edgeworth's firsthand knowledge of Anglo-Irish manners and politics, The Absentee's regional realism impressed writers as diverse as Walter Scott, Ivan Turgenev, and John Ruskin. This set was part of the library at Ashley Combe in Somerset, built in 1799 and improved in 1835 for the benefit of Ada Byron, daughter of poet Lord Byron and young bride of Ashley Combe's owner, William King, later the First Earl of Lovelace. A gifted polymath, Ada Lovelace would work with mathematician Charles Babbage on his Difference Engine and Analytical Engine, and her notes on the latter, which contain an algorithm for generating Bernoulli numbers, are often cited as the first computer program. In 1886, decades after Ada's death, the Earl purchased the Ben Damph Forest in Scotland, and built Ben Damph House, where these books eventually settled. A near-fine set of literary classics, with a connection to two pioneering nineteenth-century Englishwomen. Six twelvemo volumes, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled paper boards, spines ruled and numbered in gilt, red morocco spine labels lettered in gilt and tooled with a floral gilt border. All half-titles present. Contemporary stamp of Ashley Combe to front pastedowns, later stamp of Ben Damph Forest Library to front free endpapers. Shelfwear to paper boards and corners.

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        Grundriß der Stadt Wien 1812. Vienna, Artaria, 1812.

      1812. 630:780 mm. Engr. map in original colour. Original Biedermeier frame with four brass corner fittings. This city map showing 1317 houses with their respective numbers was first published in 1802 as "Historischer Grundriß der Stadt Wien". It also shows two small historical plans (during the second Turkish siege in 1683 and in the 12th century). Formerly owned by Katharina Schratt and removed from the so-called Schratt Villa in Hiertzing's Gloriettegasse; cf. the written statement by the heirs of the map's last owner, the collector Josef Ringer (1916-2008). Eckl coll. IV, 755. Not in Mayer coll.

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        Hohenburg oder der Odilien Nerg sammt seinen Umgebungen in topographischer und gefchichtlicher hinsicht ; geschilder. Mit 15 planen und ubbilbungen.

      Silbermann, 1812 ; in-8, demi veau blond à coins, dos à nerfs décoré de carquois et flèches dorés, pièce d'auteur rouge et de titre vert sapin, plat de papier simili raciné (rel. de l'époque) ; VI pp. , (1) f. , 104 pp. , 15 planches gravées h.t. dont 10 dépliantes. Edition originale rare, quelques petites rousseurs claires éparses, sinon bon exemplaire dans une belle reliure du temps.

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        Friedrich von Schillers sämmtliche Werke. 12 Bände.

      Cotta 1812 - 1815, Stuttgart und Tübingen - Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen und goldgeprägter Bandzahl. Erste Gesamtausgabe, WG 49. - Einbände berieben bzw. stellenweise beschabt; Ecken und Kanten stellenweise beschabt und bestoßen; Vorsätze leimschattig; durchgehend stockfleckig (stellenweise stärker). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A COLLECTION OF THE MOST FAVORITE COMIC SONGS, SUNG AT THE THEATRES ROYAL AND PUBLIC MEETINGS BY MESSRS. JOHNSTONE, FAWCETT, EMERY, MATTHEWS, &C. (3 books in one volume).

      London: Printed for C. Wheatstone, circa [1812]. [1812] - - Octavo, 9-1/4 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide. Bound in marbled boards backed with a brown calf spine with a leather title label and gilt rules on the spine. The covers are heavily rubbed with substantial wear to the corners. The leather is splitting at the top and bottom of the front joint and the gilt title has rubbed away. Title, pages 1-40, [1] title, pages 41-80, [1] title, and pages 1-36. The second book is lacking pages 55-58 "The Bottle". Illustrated with 3 engraved title pages and engraved music with lyrics. The front hinge is cracked. An early owners name is penned at the top of the front pastedown with another owner's name penned at the top of each title page. Remnants of a red wax seal adhere to the front endpaper. Early annotations are penned in ink on the verso of the front endpaper and lyrics are penciled on the rear blank. Tears and damage to the first title page show evidence of early repair with paper & paste. An annotation on the second title page has been crudely crossed out with ink and there is a long tear to the bottom inner edge of the third title. There is some occasional soiling throughout with occasional short tears to the edges which do not affect the contents. Three books in one volume, as issued, each with its own title page. The pagination is continuous through books one and two.The work includes 59 (of 60) songs with engraved music & lyrics, lacking the one entitled "The Bottle".Included among the songs are "A Tight Irish Boy", "Kittle of Coleraine", "Murphy Delany", "Sprig of Shillelah", "The Bold Dragoon", "The Corsican Fairy", "Fiddle dum dee", "Love sick Frog", "Lundun is the Devil", etc.RARE. [WorldCat locates only the British Library copy]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ifflands mimische Darstellungen für Schauspieler und Zeichner. Während der Vorstellung gezeichnet zu Berlin in den Jahren 1808 bis 1811. Heft 1-19 (von 20). Berlin (& Breslau), Gebrüder Henschel, (1808-1812).

      1812. Large 4to. 19 (instead of 20) issues. With engr. title page (using an original wrapper cover) and altogether 114 (instead of 120) etched plates by Wilhelm and Moritz Henschel and 2 pp. of subscription ads. Contemp. boards with ms label to spine. First edition of this series of performance sketches, published in 20 separate issues. Iffland himself is depicted in the roles of King Lear and Shylock, of the Miser in Molière's eponymous play, and of Nathan the Wise. Extremely rarely encountered thus near completeness, lacking only the final issue ("Der arme Poet"). German auction records since 1950 list a single complete copy (Bassenge 1990) and one separate issue only (Dörling 84, 24 Nov. 1975, no. 792 [issue 19 with 6 plates, DM 240]). Even a dedicated exhibition held at the Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin in 2005, which focused exclusively on the present work, was able to present only an incomplete copy acquired the previous year. - From the collection of the director and actor Franz Stoß (1909-95) with his bookplate on the front pastedown. A fine copy with largely clean, spotless interior. Kippenberg coll. 5082 (only 15 issues with a total of 90 plates). Lipperheide Uce 9. Hiler 456. Thieme/Becker XVI, 430 (dated 1808-1819). Not in Colas or Ornamentstichslg. Berlin. Not in Kayser or Goedeke.

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        THE SCRIPTURE ATLAS; or, a Series of Maps, to Illustrate The Old and New Testament: Drawn from the Best Authorities, Ancient and Modern, by Eminent Artists.

      1st Ed. Sm. 4to. [viii]pp. Engraved vignette t.p., 20 hand colour maps including 5 double page. Inner gilt dentelles, lower hinge sprung, ex-libris S Jago Warner, contemporary straight grained morocco with intricate gilt and blind tooling to edges of boards, some surface wear, gilt spine, some rubbing, a.e.g.Exquisite hand colouring, depicting Tribes of Asher, Manasseh Beyond Jordan, Zebulun, Issachar, Gad, Manasseh This Side Jordan, Ephraim, Rueben, Benjamin, Dan, Simeon, Judah, General maps of the Tribes of Palestine, Plan of the Temple, City of Jerusalem, Journeyings of the Israelites, Asia Minor Palestine and Greece, Places mentioned in the Old and New Testament with those remote from the Holy Land, Travels of St. Paul, etc.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Ilmenau, 10. VIII. 1812.

      1812. 2¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ich eile, liebster Freund, die versprochenen Feldspath Crystalle für Sie zusammen zu packen, da Herr Rösch dies Mal eher zur Brüsseler Messe abreisen wird, als sonst. Das verlangte Exemplar meines Cabinets werden Sie zeitig genug erhalten haben, u. Hrn. Rösch den Friedrichsd'or dafür an mich mitgeben. Aber fast noch mehr freue ich mich, einen recht langen Brief von Ihnen zu erhalten, und Einiges Neue von Ihrem schönen instruktiven [?] Habichtswalde, und Hunrods Berge zu erfahren. Es kannt nicht fehlen, daß seit 12 Jahren, wo ich da herum wandelte, viel neue Entdeckungen für seine vulkanische Entstehung gemacht worden sind. Haben Sie nicht die Bekanntschaft d. Hrn. Hofr. Struve, bey der Russ. Gesand[t]schaft, gemacht? Ich wünschte sehr, zu wissen, was dieser einfache Mineralog vom Habichtswalde denkt [...]". - Der erwähnte Heinrich von Struve war Diplomat und Mineraloge und wurde im Jahr darauf zum russischen Geschäftsträger ernannt. In Bonn gehörte er zum engsten Freundeskreis des jungen Beethoven; sein Neffe war der Führer der Revolutionsbewegung in Baden 1848, Gustav von Struve. - Bl. 2 mit einem kleinen Ausschnitt am oberen Rand und unbedeutendem Papierdurchbruch.

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        HISTOIRE de FRANCE pendant LE DIX-HUITIEME SIECLE. Troisième édition. En 13 tomes (manque le 14eme).

      TOME 1 : 1812 / 398 pages. TOME 2 : 1812 / 425 pages. TOME 3 : 1812 / 403 pages. TOME 4 : 1812 / 404 pages. TOME 5 : 1812 / 355 pages. TOME 6 : 1812 / 405 pages. TOME 7 : 1821 / 457 pages. TOME 8 : 1821 / 445 pages. TOME 9 : 1824 / 456 pages. TOME 10 : 1824 / 508 pages. TOME 11 : 1825 / 483 pages. TOME 12 : 1825 / 513 pages. TOME 13 : 1826 / 441 pages. Reliés au format : 13 x 20 cm. Editions F. Buisson / Treuttel et Würtz Reliures en trés bel état malgré d'infimes frottements d'usage (peu signifiant). Intérieurs présentant des piqures plus ou moins éparses selon les volumes. Bon état. MANQUE LE TOME 14. PETIT PRIX !

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        Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale ; commençant par Buénos-Ayres et potosi jusqu'à Lima, Avec un Appendice contenant la Description la plus complète et la plus exacte des Possessions ou Colonies espagnoles dans l'Amérique méridionale ; Appendice formé de l'extrait des meilleurs Voyages les plus modernes ; Par Antoine-Zacharie Helms, Ci-devant directeur des mines de Cracovie en Pologne, et nommé ensuite directeur des mines par S.M. le Roi d'Espagne, et chargé d'établir une nouvelle méthode d'exploitation des mines du Pérou. Traduit de l'Anglais par M.B.B.D.V., Membre de plusieurs Académies.

      Paris, à la Librairie Française et étrangère de Galignani, 1812. 1812 1 vol. in-8° (204 x 135 mm.) de : [2] ff., ii, 2, x, 257, 4 pp. 2 cartes dépliantes in-fine. Demi-veau postérieur, dos lisse. (Quelques habiles petites restaurations de papier). Première édition française de cet ouvrage peu commun. Avertissement du traducteur : « Jai cru utile aux Sciences de faire passer ce voyage dans notre langue, parce quil y a des faits curieux et des notions positives sur la Statistique, la Géographie, la Minéralogie, la Métallurgie, l'Histoire Naturelle, l'Agriculture et le Commerce de l'Amérique méridionale. Lobservateur politique, philosophe et économiste pourra y puiser aussi des connaissances très variées sur lAdministration coloniale, sur les Progrès de la civilisation, sur lexploitation des richesses métalliques, sur les murs et le triste sort des Tribus indiennes. » Après un bref récit de son voyage de Buenos Aires à Lima, lauteur donne un tableau des mines de la Plata, de Potosi, de Guancavelica (vif-argent), Pasco et Jauricocha, ainsi que le produit de lor et de largent des mines de lAmérique. LAppendice se compose dobservations sur la géographie et les systèmes politiques et religieux de la Plata, Buenos Aires, du Chili, du Pérou et du Paraguay. Les observations sur le commerce touchent essentiellement à limportation des différents textiles, métaux, et quincaillerie. Louvrage se clôt sur des observations sur lhistoire naturelle (fossiles, montagnes, volcans, minéraux, végétaux, etc.) « Cette traduction a été faite sur l'anglais [1806]. L'original allemand a été imprimé à Dresde en 1798. Les deux traductions renferment, de plus que l'original, des renseignements sur les pays décrits par ce voyageur, tirés principalement d'Alcedo et de Ulloa. » (Leclerc). Louvrage est orné de deux cartes dépliantes gravées, la première représentant le Pérou, la seconde, une grande partie du continent sud-américain : de lArgentine au Chili dest en ouest, et de Concepcion du Chili au Lac Titicaca, du sud au nord. Bel exemplaire non rogné. 1 vol. 8vo. 2 folding maps. Half calf (posterior). First French edition of this uncommon book. "This translation was made on the English (1806). The German original was printed in Dresde in 1798. The two translations counts, more than the original, some informations on the countries described by the traveler, from Alcedo and Ulloa." (Leclerc). Fine untrimmed copy. Sabin, 31266 ; Leclerc, 1759.

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        Political Essays. A Series of Letters Addressed to the People of the United States

      Canandaigua [NY]: J.D. Bemis, 1812. First Edition. 12mo, 215x pp, in original full leather with gilt spine label. A sound, very good copy with edges rubbed, some chipping and toning to endpapers, previous owner's name ink-stamped on top edge of text block. Pickering (1745-1829), who served as Secretary of State under Washington and John Adams and as a U.S. Senator from 1803 to 1811, was an ardent Federalist and vocal opponent of Jefferson and Madison. In 1804 and several times thereafter, he urged the establishment of a northern confederacy (to include New York and New England) to counteract Jefferson's political power and protect New England's commercial interests. This collection of essays, composed as Pickering campaigned vigorously against war with Britain, expresses his views on a variety of topics, including the failures, miscalculations, and deceptions of Jefferson and Madison; the Embargo Act; and the perils associated with the looming war. Sabin 62657; Howes P-339 (noting that this was the first bound book printed in Western New York.).

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        Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills

      Darton, Harvey, & Darton and J. Harris, London 1812 - 96pp. A pocket-sized reference for children, with full-page engraved plates of each of the forty-eight birds, along with a description of the characteristics and mannerisms of each species. Occasional light internal spotting, else about fine. In a variant binding of olive green patterned cloth, gilt-titled to spine. There is no mention of this binding in the Darton bibliography. Owner's inscription on front blank. A scarce Mills title. (Bromer/Edison, pp. 140-141; Darton G650.2; Osborne, p. 207; Spielmann 365; Welsh 4993). (2 11/16 by 2 3/8; 68x61mm). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Constantinople et le Bosphore de Thrace, pendant les années 1812, 1813 et 1814, et pendant l'année 1826, avec un atlas composé de six planches gravées, et de quatre paysages lithographiés. Paris, Théophile Barrois & Benj. Duprat, J. S. Merlin, 1828.

      1812. 8vo. (4), XLIV, 525, (1) pp. Contemp. half calf with giltstamped spine title. With the folio atlas: 6 engr. maps and plans and 4 lithogr. views. Contemp. half calf over marbled boards, with original printed wrapper cover on upper cover. First edition, text and atlas together. Descended from a family of canal builders, Antoine François Conte Andreossi (1761-1828) served at the French embassy in Constantinople from 1811 to 1814, when he was recalled to France by Louis XVIII, much to the dismay of the local French community. Some of the plates show his beloved waterways and fountains; they also include a view of the Hippodrome and Mosque of Sultan Ahmed. - Slight worming to hinges of atlas; old stamp to first engraved plates. Bookplate of Dr. Th. Weber (no. 518). Atabey 22. Blackmer 33. Weber I, 154f. Brunet I, 276. Graesse I, 122. Not in Aboussouan.

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        Handbuch der pathologischen Anatomie.

      bei Carl Heinrich Reclam, Leipzig 1812 - 2 Bände in 3 Abteilungen. Leipzig, bei Carl Heinrich Reclam 1812-1818. 8°. XXIV, 759 S., 1 S.Berichtigung; X, 499 S., Titel, IV, 468 S. Pappbände der Zeit mit handschriftlichen Rückenschildern und orangefarbenen Kleisterpapierbezügen. Hirsch IV, 188. - Garrison-Morton 2284 (für die 1817-1833 erschienene lateinische Ausgabe). - Seltene deutsche Erstausgabe. - Eines der Hauptwerke des führenden deutschen Anatomen vor Johannes Müller. - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt und fleckig. Name auf Titelblatt von Band 1. - Selten. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anno 2065. Een blik in de toekomst, door Dr. Dioscorides. Tweede druk.Utrecht, J. Greven (back of title-page: printed by P.W. van de Weijer), 1865. 8vo. Modern black calf (faux morocco).

      NCC (6 copies of this ed. & 6 copies of the first); cf. G. Lindberg-Wada (ed.), Literary history: towards a global perspective I, p. 104. Very rare second edition, published in the same year as the first, of an early Dutch science fiction novel, written by Pieter Harting (1812-1885), a Dutch biologist and early supporter of Charles Darwin

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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A romaunt.

      London / Edinburgh / Dublin, Printed for John murray; William Blackwood; and John Cumming, 1812-1816.4 chants en 2 volumes in-8 de XII-[2]-300 et [4]-79; [4]-257 pages, demi-veau blond à petits coins, dos lisses ornés de filets et titre dorés, étiquettes de titre caramel. 2 petites épidermures aux dos, pâles rousseurs aux premiers ff. Ex-libris Charles de Constant-Rebecque. Avec un fac-similé dépliant à la fin du premier volume. Seconde édition des deux premiers chants, publiés la même année que l'édition originale, et première édition pour les chants 3 et 4.

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        1812 Manuscript Walford Herefordshire

      This is a fascinating and historically important original manuscript document concerning the South Herefordshire village of Walford, near Ross-On-Wye, being a survey carried out on the inhabitants of the area in order to make a new Poor Rate. The "Poor Rate" was a Poor Law Tax levied in each parish to provide poor relief; the survey was carried out by a S. J.Harris of Hereford, the initials may not be read correctly by me, but his name is given on the title page, the book runs to over eighty used manuscript pages in which all the parishes inhabitants and addresses have been recorded, along with the calculated rates of tax to be paid for each household, some of the properties mentioned are Wallford Court, Lower Mill, Old Hill, Lower Whitehall, Coughton Mill, Cowberry, "Labour in Vain", Bishop's Wood, Howl Hill, Lays Hill, &c, . One hundred and twenty six homes and families recorded. The details have been entered in an old leather bound notebook measuring 7.5 inches by 5 inches approx., the author has also recorded the dates of some of Napoleon's movements in 1814-1815 on the inside of the front page, AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT ON THE VILLAGE OF WALFORD IN SOUTH HEREFORDSHIRE

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        Ein Gerecht und Wohl Aprobierte Haus Apodeken oder Pferd Arztnei Buch. In welchen die meisten innerliche Krankheiten und äusserliche Zustände der Pferde aufs deutlichste Beschriben worden. No place, 1812.

      1812. Folio (225 x 350 mm). 3 parts in one vol. Title page, 96 (not: 97) pp. Title page, 117, (15) pp., 2 blank ff. Title page, 53 pp. With 65 blank ff. at the end. Title page decorated in colours; half-page watercolour, a mounted silhouette, a pen-and-ink drawing of the Reaper, 6 additional pen drawings. Numerous decorative initials; headings frequently highlighted in colours. Contemp. half calf. A manual of hippiatry, written and drawn in brown, green, and red ink in a rustic, somewhat naive style, describing curable and incurable horse diseases and their possible remedies: "In case of lameness", "A good ointment for burns", "How to stop bleeding", etc. Parts 1 and 2 comprise "Two books of horse and animal ailments; Magic ailments of horses". Dated at the end of part 1, signed an the end of part 2 by the author, Wolfgang S. This is followed by an index to both parts, and finally by a separate section on human medicine: "An Academy, or medicine applicable to humans". - Covers, spine-ende and edges rubbed and bumped; spine and corners reinforced at a later date. Some fingerstaining throughout, occasional worming or ink smudges, as well as some offsetting.

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        The reports of the Surveyor General of His Majesty's Land Revenues.

      -1816 1812 - Folio. 3 reports in 1 volume, 268; 158; 154pp.,folding plans of Hamilton place and Piccadilly, Hyde Park, hand-coloured folding plan of Marybone Park Farm, hand-coloured plan of Portland Place, Hand-coloured folding plan of Marybone Park Farm (later Regent's Park), and a folding plan of the proposed Regent's Canal, ex-libris Nottingham Public Library with occasional stamp to text, modern calf-backed boards, an excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Von dem Bau und der Natur der Gewächse. Mit 14 Kupfertafeln.

      Halle: Kümmel; 1812. IX, 654 S., 14, tls. kolorierte, Kupfertafeln. Marmorierter Pappbd. mit Rückenschildchen. Kanten und Rücken schwach beschabt. Vorsätze und Tafeln (tls.) etwas braun- stockfleckig. Dennoch insg. ordentliches Exemplar. Sprengel, 1766-1833, galt als einer der vielseitigsten und gelehrtesten Botaniker seiner Zeit; neben zahlreichen botanischen Werken veröffentlichte er auch medizinische Arbeiten, die ebenfalls hohe Anerkennung fanden. (s.a. ADB 35, 296-298.). - Die meisten Zeichnungen basieren auf mikroskopisch vergrößerte Zellschnitte und Pflanzenteile (S. 638-646 mit Erklärungsteil der Tafeln). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Naturwissenschaften

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        [Introducing electricity through experiments]. Constantinople, 1227 AH (= 1812 AD).

      1812. 8vo (222 x 150 mm). 16 ff., mostly with 24 text lines to each page (text area 155 x 70 mm). Written in excellent Naskh script with black ink on waxed paper. Headings and highlighted words in red. Two (folded) plates on velin paper (watermark: A. Stace 1802). With carefully executed pen-and-ink drawings with notes in red (167 x 194 mm each). Contemp. red half leather. Covered with Ebru paper, with leather edges and marbled endpapers. The original Ottoman Turkish manuscript of one of the most important texts in the history of electrical engineering and science: the complete treatise on electrical fluid, as drafted by the Turkish engineer Yahya Naci the same year. "In the early 19th century, the teaching of science at the Imperial Engineering School in Istanbul was mostly based on the material translated from textbooks compiled for the French 'grandes écoles'. Translations and compilations were generally made by the professors of the school. Yahya Naci Efendi (d. 1824), a lecturer in French language and sciences, compiled in 1812 a treatise introducing the properties of electricity through experiments. His aim was also to show that the lightning flash and the thunderbolt were electrical phenomenons. Yahya Naci's main source was the chapter on electricity of Mathurin-Jacques Brisson's (d. 1795) 'Traité Elémentaire de Physique', a popular book of physics in French colleges. This translation is important because Yahya Naci endeavoured to create Ottoman terms from Arabic regarding electricity and because it points to the initiatives in introducing experimentation in the teaching in the Imperial Engineering School" (Günergün). The colophon states the name of the scribe as "Yahya Naqi" and the date "Zilqa'da 1227 H.", proving that the present volume constitutes the author's long-lost original manuscript. - In very fine condition; only a few insignificant spots. Feza Günergün, Deneylerle elektrigi tanitan bir Türkçe eser: Yahya Naci Efendi'nin Risale-i Seyyale-i Berkiyye'si. In: Osmanli Bilimi Arastirmalari IX/1-2 (2007-2008), pp. 19-50.

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        Carte de la Russie d'Europe, avec l'Empire d'Autriche, la Suède, le Danemark et la Norwège, la Prusse, le Grand Duché de Varsovie, les Provinces Illyriennes, et une partie de la Confédération du Rhin et de la Turquie d'Europe. Paris, P. A. F. Tardieu, 1812.

      1812. Engraved map (c. 165 x 165 cm) in original border colour, mounted on cloth. Constant ratio linear horizontal scale 1:2,300,000 Folded. Pierre Lapie (1777-1850), officer in the "Corps Impérial des Ingenieurs Géographes", topographer to the Dépôt de la Guerre, geographer to the King (Louis XVIII), and publisher, drew this monumental map of European Russia in the year in which Napoléon embarked on his fateful and disastrous Russian campaign. - Somewhat browned, but well-preserved. Tooley III, 88. OCLC 43128732 (3 records only).

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        Langley & Belch's New Map of London.

      London Langley & Belch May 1st 1812 - Hand-coloured engraved plan, dissected and mounted on linen, extending from Pentonville in the north to Walworth in the south and from Kensington Gore in the west to East India Docks in the east, 24 engravings of public buildings and bridges to side borders, excellent condition. Dimensions: 790 by 520mm. (31 by 20.5 inches). Scale: 3.75 inches to one mile. Rare first printing of this attractive map. Shows the 'intended' bridges of 'Regent Bridge' and 'Strand Bridge'. Howgego 256(I). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carte de l'Empire Français divisé en 133 départements et en 522 arrondissements communaux avec les justices de paix, donnant aussi les routes de poste.

      Paris, Jean, 1812. En 40 sections montées sur toile et pliées, formant une carte de 1,37 x 1,50 m. Belle carte murale figurant la France divisée en départements, dressée par Poirson en 1812. La France compte alors 133 départements, dont les 4 départements conquis en Catalogne, et créés en janvier 1812, puis perdus par l'Empire dès 1814. Les départements français furent créés par décret du 22 décembre 1789 pris par l'Assemblée constituante afin de remplacer les provinces de France jugées contraires à l'homogénéité de la nation. Leurs limites furent fixées le 26 février 1790, et leur existence prit effet le 4 mars de la même année. Initialement de 83, leur nombre grimpa jusqu'à 133 en 1812, lors des conquêtes napoléoniennes. Bon exemplaire aux contours aquarellés à l'époque.

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        Methodi projectionis orthographicae usum ad calculos parallacticos facilitandos. Göttingen, Vandenhoek und Ruprecht, 1812.

      1812. (4), 48 SS. Mit gest. gefalt. Karte. Halbpergamentband. 4to. Einzige Ausgabe. - Die Abhandlung über die Berechnung von Sonnenfinsternissen und ihre Anwendung auf die ringförmige Finsternis vom 7. September 1820 machte den Hamburger Mathematiker Gerling (1788-1864) schlagartig bekannt. 1817 folgte er einem Ruf als Professor der Mathematik, Physik und Astronomie nach Marburg, wo er bis zu seinem Tod lehrte. "Gerling zählte zu den Mitarbeitern des 1835 von C. F. Gauß und W. E. Weber gegründeten Magnetischen Vereins zur Messung der erdmagnetischen Variation. Gerling widmete sich insbesondere dem Aufbau des Marburger Mathematisch-Physikalischen Instituts mit Sternwarte" (DBE). - Nachgebunden 15 Bll. mit zeitgenöss. hs. Berechnungen zur Sonnenfinsternis vom 7. September 1820. Obere Ecke durchgehend abgeschnitten (kein Textverlust); gelegentlich etwas braun- bzw. tintenfleckig. Am Titel gestempelter Besitzvermerk des ungarischen Astronomen Paul Tittel (1784-1831; vgl. ADB 38, 382f.). Tittel, der in Göttingen ein Kollege Gerlings und Gauß' gewesen war, wurde 1824 Direktor der Sternwarte Budapest sowie Professor der Astronomie. Die hs. Berechnungen auf den nachgebundenen Blättern dürften von seiner Hand stammen. ADB IX, 26.

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        Die Statue Ioseph des IIten auf den Joseph's-Platz in Wien. [Wien], 1812.

      1812. Aquarellierte Tuschzeichnung. 540 x 392 mm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert "Thurner del. 1812". Zeitgenössisch unter Papierpassepartout mit getuschter, getönter Bordüre. Schöne, großformatige Aquarelldarstellung des neuerrichteten Reiterstandbilds Kaiser Josephs II. (1741-90), in Auftrag gegeben von Josephs Neffen Franz II. (I.) und von Franz Anton Zauner in zwölfjähriger Arbeit nach dem Vorbild der Statue von Marc Aurel am Capitol in Rom gestaltet. Das Denkmal wurde am 3. November 1807 enthüllt; die ursprüngliche Farbe der heute grün patinierten Bronzestatue ist auf dem Bild noch deutlich zu erkennen. Die Ansicht des Josefsplatzes zeigt im Hintergrund die Hofburg mit der Hofbibliothek und links das Palais Pallavicini, dessen Karyatidenportal ebenfalls ein Werk Zauners ist, und besticht durch die reizende vorbiedermeierliche figürliche Staffage. - Tadellos erhalten.

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        The New Botanic Garden, Illustrated with One Hundred and Thirty-three Plants, Engraved by Sansom, from the Original Pictures, and Coloured with the Greatest Exactness from Drawings by Sydenham Edwards

      London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1812. First edition, 2 vols., large 4to, [6], 256; [6], 257-503, [1]pp., 61 vibrant hand-coloured engraved plates, some occasional browning, cont. half dark green roan, spine tooled in gold and blind, lightly rubbed. Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819), natural historical draughtsman. From 1798 onwards Edwards made nearly the whole of the drawings for the 'Botanical Magazine,' and several for the 'Flora Londinensis.' He accompanied William Curtis on various excursions, with the intention that the plants and animals they found might be drawn from life. His patron died in 1799, but Edwards continued to furnish the 'Botanical Magazine' with drawings. The plates were featured in the earlier work, A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening, by R. W. Dickson under the pseudonym Alexander McDonald, between 1805 and 1807, but here issued separately with text added. "The plates are well coloured and many American flowers are included."?Dunthorne. Dunthorne, 107; Great Flower Books, p.56; Nissen BBI 480; Pritzel, 2622.

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        Moeurs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire. Paris, Nepveu, 1812.

      1812. 12mo. 6 vols. With 6 engraved frontispieces and 66 engraved plates, all in original hand colour. Contemp. calf gilt; all edges gilt. First edition. "Plates are by Dalvimart, most of them reduced from those in William Alexander's 'Costume of Turkey'" (Hiler). The pretty plates (some aquatints) depict not only various costumes and head coverings, but also dramatic scenes. - Well-preserved, appealingly bound copy with engraved bookplate of Baron de La Roche Lacarelle to pastedowns. Removed from the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Blackmer 300. Aboussouan 189. Hage Chahine 821. Lipperheide Lb 42. Colas 545. Hiler 143. Auboyneau 370. Brunet I, 1226. Graesse I, 530.

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        Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F.R.S., made on various occasions, in the course of his employment as a Civil Engineer. With: The Miscellaneous Papers of John Smeaton comprising his Communications to the Royal Society, etc., forming a fourth volume to his reports.

      4 volumes. Quartos, 1552 pages, engraved portrait + 84 plates (numbered incorrectly in a few instances), index. Modern quarter-calf, pages untrimmed as issued with large margins. Slight foxing to a few leaves in Vol. I, heavier foxing to Volumes II & III, slight foxing Volume IV. A few pencil marginal annotations. Scarce - only 500 copies were printed. "No other collection of an engineer's records is in existence" (Skempton, 1981). It contains all but 20 of the 270 known reports, on subjects as divers as waterwheels and harbours, many with plans or diagrams. This set was purchased in 1873 by Mr. B. S. Brundell, a consulting Civil Engineer at Doncaster. The set was still in the original temporary light boards for transfer to the binders when we purchased it but needless to say after nearly 200 years these 'temporary' covers were past saving and we have had the set bound in neat quarter-leather boards.

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        REPERTOIRE UNIVERSEL ET RAISONNE DE JURISPRUDENCE

      CHEZ GARNERY, 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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        ORLANDO FURIOSO IN 5 VOLUMI

      SOCIETA' TIPOGRAFICA DE' CLASSICI ITALIANI, 1812 - 1814. 13 x 21.5 cm Opera in 5 volumi, oltre 2100 pp complessive. Incisione con il ritratto di Ludovico Ariostodi G. Baneglia all'antiporta primo volume e di Paolo Caronni all'antiporta del quinto volume. vol. 1: 286 pp vol. 2: 427 pp vol. 3: 505 pp vol. 4: 448 pp vol. 5: 496 pp + indice delle materie del Furiuso (circa 60 pp) Proveniente da collezione privata Pagine in buono stato. poche fioriture. Legatura in buono stato, piatti con qualche segno del tempo. Il volume 5 è mancante dei tasselli sul dorso (vedi foto)

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        Collection of 3 theatre bills for Iffland's 1812 guest performance at Weimar. Weimar, [1812].

      1812. 3 theatre bills. Folio (c. 220 x 355 mm). Announcing the performances of "Don Ranudo de Colibrados" and Kotzebue's "Der arme Poet" on Dec. 27, as well as the "Lästerschule" on Dec. 28. 12. (Iffland playing Don Ranudo, Lorenz Kindlein, and the Baron); Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice" on Dec. 29 (Iffland in the role of Shylock); and, finally, of Goldoni's "Der gutherzige Polterer" (Iffland's translation, with him playing Morhof) and Kotzebues "Der häusliche Zwist" (Dec. 30). - Iffland, who had created a sensation in 1782 as the first "Moor" in Schiller's "Die Räuber", gave his final performance in Weimar in the last days of December 1812. Goethe, who had previously succeeded in bringing the actor to Weimar in 1796, attended all performances and was Iffland's host on Dec. 28. A few days before Iffland's arrival, Goethe had written to Zelter: "It is probably one of the rarest of phenomena, and one, I think, that has never occurred with any other nation, that the greatest actor should generally select for himself parts, which are intrinsically unworthy of him, though, by his acting, he knows how to invest them with the highest momentary value" (12 Dec.) A few weeks after his departure, Goethe wrote: "Iffland's presence was a great delight to me. I gave myself up to the pure enjoyment of his talent, endeavoured to understand everything as he gave it, and did not trouble myself about what he gave [...] Thus I have greatly admired Iffland's way of throwing life into dead plays, - nay, his creation out of nothing [...] In addition, I thought it remarkable, that Iffland, who, in his written plays, aims at the most ample breadth, in his acting, conjures up again the conciseness and terseness of plays that are extemporized. How different our stage would seem, if he had not been forced to take this roundabout way [...]" (15 Jan. 1813). - Somewhat brownstained and wrinkled; slight edge defects; traces of folds and sewing. Numbered at the upper edge by a contemp. hand: "21"; "33"; "37".

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        Collection de vues des principaux palais, eglises, bâtimens publies, campagnes & jardins tant de Vienne. Ansichten Sam[m]lung der berühmtesten Palläste, Gebäude, und der schönsten Gegenden von und um Wien. Vienna, Maria Geissler, [1812].

      1812. Small oblong 8vo. Engr. t. p., 64 (instead of 100, 2 folding) plates in original watercolour. Contemp. half calf with giltstamped red label to gilt spine. Series of charming views of Vienna and its environs, including Baden, Klosterneuburg, and Bratislava, mostly engraved by Johann Jaresch. The famous streets, squares, buildings and interiors are bustling with visitors, strollers, and horse-drawn carriages. All plates are captioned in French and German, and numbered in the centre. The t. p. bears the rarely encountered publisher's address "Graben No. 1200"; individual plates are marked "Kohlmarkt No. 268". - Very attractive original colour. Wants 36 plates; 20 views are in their second state, two others in their third. The image of plate 51 has been pasted over with an alternate version. For nos. 21-24 (two doubles), Nebehay/W. also states a variant six leaves which apparently could be used to replace the panoramic views of Ebersdorf and Bratislava. - Binding slightly rubbed and bumped. Several plates trimmed closely; t. p. and a few plates show brownstaining. Contemp. ownership "L. Wagner" to pastedown. Detailed list of plates available upon request. Nebehay/Wagner 193.

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        Carte des europäisch- und eines Theils des asiatisch-russischen Reichs nach den neuesten astronomischen Ortsbestimmungen den grossen Atlas und andern Karten des russisch-Kaiserl. Karten-Depots verfasst, in Gouvernements eingetheilt, die Grentzen nach den letzten Friedenschlüssen berichtiget, dann die Post- und andere Hauptstrassen mit Bemerkung der Ortsentfernungen eingetragen. Carte de la partie européene et asiatique de l'Empire de Russie [...]. Wien, T[ranquillo] Mollo, 1812.

      1812. Gest. Karte von 12 Platten mit 2 Supplementen, Blattmaß 147,5:129 (mit Supplementen 165:140) cm. Alt auf grobes Leinen aufgezogen und die Ränder links und rechts mit grünem Leinen gefaßt. Maßstab ca. 1:2,3 Millionen; Gelände in Schraffen und Schwungstrichen; Siedlungen z. T. in Aufrißsignaturen. Die aus zwölf Haupt- und zwei Supplementblättern bestehende Karte "dürfte gerade rechtzeitig erschienen sein, um es im Zusammenhang mit dem Rußlandfeldzug Napoleons als 'Kriegstheater' anbieten zu können. Diese das Gebiet zwischen Danzig und Tobolsk bzw. zwischen der Kara-Straße und Armenien umfassende Karte stellt, wie es in einer zeitgenössischen Rezension heißt, 'ohne überladen zu sein, [...] alle irgend beträchtlichen Orte, Gebirge, Flüsse, Seen usf. des Russischen Reichs und der angränzenden Theile desselben mit grosser Deutlichkeit dar, und ist allen bisher erschienenen Kriegsschauplätzen, da sie Astrachan und Tobolsk begreift, mit Recht bei ihrer übrigen Vollständigkeit vorzuziehen, da jene oft nicht einmal bis Moskwa gehen, und daher jedem, der die Geschichte des jetzigen Krieges verfolgen will, als ein sehr brauchbares Hülfsmittel zu empfehlen ist'" (Dörflinger II, 463f.). Die beiden unten bzw. rechts jeweils mittig angesetzten Supplemente betreffen das Gebiet um Tobolsk bzw. um Tiflis. - Stellenweise leicht wasserrandig; das Supplement zu Tobolsk stärker knittrig. Am oberen Rand (außerhalb der Platte) alte Lochung von früherer Wandmontage. Dörflinger II, 463: Mol 39. Tooley I, 332 (ohne die Supplemente).

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        Lettres à une princesse d'Allemagne, sur divers sujets de physique et de philosophie. Nouvelle édition conforme à l'édition originale de l'Acad. des Sci. de St. Pétersbourg, revue et augmentée... par J.-B. Labey... L'Eloge d'Euler par Condorcet.

      Paris, Courcier et Bachelier, 1812, deux volumes, in-8, pleine basane fauve flammée de l'époque, dos lisse orné d'une alternance de caissons fleuronnés et de cercles entrelacés, pièces de titre de maroquin bordeaux et vert, monogramme C.J. en queue, tranche jaune, portr.-LVIII-530p.-3 planches dépl.-598p.-6 planches dépl.. Bon exemplaire. Exemplaire provenant du COLLEGE DE JUILLY (cachet et monogramme) ayant appartenu à Georges-Adolphe CARL, oratorien, recteur et un des pilier de cette maison au XIXème siècle, avec la remise de prix de dissertation dont ce Euler fut la récompense en 1822 au Collège de Strasbourg. EMOUVANTE PROVENANCE.

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