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        Geographisch - Statistisches Zeitungs- Post- und Comptoir - Lexicon nach den neuesten Bestimmungen fur Studierende, Zeitungsleser, Reisende und Geschäftsleute aller Art.,

      Leipzig, I. C. Hinrichs, o. J. (1813). - Zwei mehrfach gefaltete kolorierte Karten, gestochenes Titelblatt, S. III - VI, 1080 Spalten, 964 Spalten. Engelmann, S.43 (diese Ausgabe); Zischka, S. 96 (4. Ausgabe); Seemann / Peche 552 (4. Ausgabe), die hier vorliegende Ausgabe nicht in der Sammlung Seemann. Die erste, zweibändige Ausgabe erschien 1811, die vierte Ausgabe, 4 Bde. in 7 Abt. und 2 Nachträge, 1818 -24. Die beiden mehrfach gefalteten (21,5 x 37 cm & 32 x 41 cm) und kolorierten Karten zeigen:"Hydrographische Carte der ganzen Welt" und "Neue Carte von Deutschland und den angränzenden Staaten nebst den Postrouten" (die zweite Karte auf wesentlich stärkerem Papier). Ecken leicht bestoßen, Deckel min. berieben, Rückenschilder stärker berieben, Vorsätze etwas leimschattig, Inhalt sauber u. frisch. Vorderer Spiegel mit gestochenem Wappenexlibris aus Adelbibliothek. Gutes Exemplar. Von großer Seltenheit, diese Ausgabe ist laut KVK weltweit in keiner Bibliothek nachweisbar, laut Taschenbuch und Jahrbuch der Auktionpreise kein Exemplar auf Auktionen seit 1950. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Kl.-8°, Halblederbd. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf zwei Rückenschildern, Rückenvergoldung, Lederecken, Deckel mit Marmorpapier, Lesebändchen. Neue durch Nachtrag berichtigte und vermehrte Ausgabe. Zwei Teile in einem Band.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Castellum Einzelunternehmen]
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        [Queen Mab, A Philosophical Poem, with Notes …]

      [London: by P. B. Shelley (actually by an unknown printer for Thomas Hookham), , 1813]. Octavo (179 × 112 mm.), pp. 240, with title-page and dedication leaf removed and imprint torn from foot of last leaf Q8 by Shelley, as issued; the dedication leaf since supplied from the 1821 Clark reprint, the last leaf rather crudely trimmed, margins restored, with one line of Greek text at foot of recto supplied in manuscript. Contemporary half calf, neatly restored, with green morocco spine label. Book label of Ian Jack (1923–2008), Emeritus Professor of English at Cambridge University. A few trivial marks internally, early ink notes about the history of the book to front and rear free endpapers, a good copy of a rare book. First edition, one of only approximately 70 copies of the first issue, the so-called "mutilated" state of the text. Queen Mab was Shelley's first important poetic work, preceded only by two verse pamphlets. In this first effort to build a poetic myth from his repudiation of the political, moral, and religious conventions of his era, Shelley provides a series of startling notes to his exotic verses, including a straight reprint of his explosive 1811 pamphlet, The Necessity of Atheism, for which he had been expelled from Oxford, and others espousing such subversive causes as free love, vegetarianism, and republicanism. Given the nature of its contents, it was inevitable that Queen Mab should be a clandestine publication. Hookham made the arrangements to have 250 copies printed on Shelley's behalf, but declined putting his own name to it. By law a printer's name and address had to be given, so Shelley shouldered this risk himself. To avoid inevitable prosecution, however, he deliberately "mutilated" every copy he personally distributed by cutting out the title-page and final imprint containing these incriminating details. That this was always the intention is shown by the fact that the printing on the recto of the last leaf stops one line shorter than the rest of the book, so that no vital matter was lost when Shelley cut away his name on the verso. With the title cut away, the first thing the reader saw was the poetic dedication to Harriet, his ill-fated first wife. Copies from which this leaf is also removed were therefore likely distributed by Shelley after the summer of 1814, when he eloped with Mary Godwin. From the evidence of the remainder of 180 unmutilated copies offered for sale by Richard Carlile in 1822, it can be inferred that Shelley distributed no more than 70 copies of the poem in this way. Although booksellers and auctioneers have regularly asserted the contrary, the "mutilated" state is much the rarer of the two, as an examination of library holdings and auction records quickly bears out, and the state in which Shelley personally issued it. It is the primary issue.

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        Sense and Sensibility. A Novel.

      London: Printed for the Author by C Roworth and Published by T Egerton: Second edition 1813 - 3 volumes, 12mo., ([ii], 306pp.) + ([ii], 278pp.) + ([ii], 294pp.), lacking half-titles, some light occasional scattered spotting, bound in very good quality twentieth century white pigskin leather bindings with contrasting fine dark green morocco leather title labels to spines which are also gilt ruled in compartments. A lovely uncomplicated set in a fine binding all contained in purpose-made slipcase. (Gilson, A2). In 1811, Thomas Egerton of the Military Library publishing house in London accepted the manuscript for publication, in three volumes. Austen paid for the book to be published and paid the publisher a commission on sales. The cost of publication was more than a third of Austen's annual household income of £460. She made a profit of £140 on the first edition, which sold all 750 printed copies by July 1813. A second edition was advertised in October 1813. The story revolves around Elinor and Marianne, two daughters of Mr. Dashwood by his second wife. They have a younger sister, Margaret, and an older half-brother named John. When their father dies, the family estate passes to John, and the Dashwood women are left in reduced circumstances. The novel follows the Dashwood sisters to their new home, a cottage on a distant relative's property, where they experience both romance and heartbreak. The contrast between the sisters' characters is eventually resolved as they each find love and lasting happiness. Through the events in the novel, Elinor and Marianne find a balance between sense (or pure logic) and sensibility (or pure emotion) in life and love. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Geoffrey Jackson (Bookseller)]
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        BIBLIA, DAS IST: DIE GANZE GÖTTLICHE HEILIGE SCHRIFFT, ALTEN UND NEUEN TESTAMENTS, NACH DER DEUTSCHEN UEBERSETZKUNG DR. MARTIN LUTHERS.

      Somerset [Pa.]: Friedrich Goeb, 1813. - [4],527,66,[2],169,[2]pp. Large, thick quarto. Contemporary calf with clasps. Minor wear to extremities. Contemporary notations in German on first two preliminary leaves. Some light scattered foxing and toning. A near fine copy. Lovely copy of this highly important German-American Bible, notable for being the first Bible printed west of the Allegheny Mountains. Goeb emigrated from Germany in 1804, settling in western Pennsylvania and establishing himself as a printer, first in Chambersburg and later in Somerset, in far western Pennsylvania. Printed in two columns, it includes the Old and New Testaments, as well as the Apocrypha. A handsome copy, in original condition, of an important book. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 27883. BÖTTE & TANNHOF 2004.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Memoirs of the kings of Spain of the House of Bourbon, from the ascession of Philip the Fifth to the death of Charles the Third: 1700- to 1788. Drawn from original and unpublished documents.

      [T.C. Hansard] for Longman, Hurst [et al]., London 1813 - First edition, 3 volumes, large 4to, contemporary full calf, triple gilt ruled borders on covers, gilt-lettered direct on gilt-decorated spines, a.e.g.; expertly restoration of the joints, now with very minor cracking, but all in all, a fine and most impressive copy of a classic history, of "great value for the history of the eighteenth century" (DNB) and "in many places entertaining, and, on the whole, a valuable accession to our historical information" (Allibone). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        The First Tome Of The Palace of Pleasure, Beautified, Adorned, And Well Furnished With Pleasant Histories And Excellent Novels. Very requisite for Delight and Profit. From the Edition printed by Thomas Marsh, 1575. Edited By Joseph Haslewood

      Robert Triphook, London 1813 - 492, 700 pages. 24.5 x 19 cm, First modern edition, and first reprint since 1580, and the best edition of this important source book for Shakespeare (amongst others), printed from the early editions. These early tragedies herein adumbrate a large portion of the Elizabethan drama. Haslewood has added some biographical notes, including collations of all the early editions, and notes on the variations of the text. An austerely, wide margined but finely printed work. Book labels, very clean and fresh internally, slight toning first few endpapers Vol.I, modest extremity rubbing, tight binding, raised bands gilt decorated. Contemporary half calf, blue aubergine cloth decorated in blind in raised floral motif, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. 2 vols. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorized translation, with all the parallel texts and marginal readings To which are added, notes and practical observations, designed as a help to a correct understanding of the sacred writings.

      Liverpool : printed by Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, 1813. 1st Edition in this form. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Red morocco gilt-blocked label to spine, with blind tooled crossed bands. Pages dust-toned as with age, with some foxing to the title and prelims. Particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Physical description: vi, 1171p : illus. (incl frontis.) ; 45cm x 29cm. Subjects: Bible -- English -- 1813. Bible -- Old Testament -- Apocrypha -- Authorized -- 1813. Notes: "For a general account of these inspired books, and of the present edition, the reader is desired to consult the introduction, by Adam Clarke, LL.D." --title page.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        A Journey Through Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia to Constantinople During the Years 1809 and 1810 (Two Volumes)

      London: James Cawthorn, 1813. Second Edition. Half Morocco over Marbled Boards. Very Good. 2 volumes, 4to, with 17 hand-colored plates, seven of which are double page plates. Also two folding maps and an uncolored frontis plate as well. Abbey 202. Hobhouse apparently made this journey in the company of Lord Byron, whose executor he later was. Occasional light foxing, with the maps a bit more heavily foxed. Plates are bright and generally clean. Some scuffs and faint dullness to the leather and shelfwear to the boards. Still an attractive binding.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        German Bible owned by Ferdinand Conrad Temme: Die Bibel, oder Die ganze Heilige Schrift des alten und neuen Testaments, nac der deutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers. Abgedruckt nac der hallischen Ausgabe 1813

      Großbritannischen und Ausländischen Bibel-Gesellschaft, London - [2], [1]-1189, [1], [1]-398 pages [lacking 2 leaves at rear]. Measures 22 x 14 cm; 8.75 x 5.5 inches. A well preserved and foundational memento of Ferdinand Conrad Temme's sojourn as the third pastor of the Lunenburg Lutheran congregation. With receipt for the purchase of this Bible: 5 schillings paid to Johann Nicolaus Kaulbach, signed and dated December 1819 on verso of title page. A distinguished career of pedagogy in his homeland was interrupted by Napoleonic invasion from which he fled to Pennsylvania to serve as a pastor, from whence he was called to fill a vacancy in Lunenburg: "I reluctantly accepted this call, for reasons to myself to this day unaccountable and unknown, and on the 5th of February, 1808, commenced the voyage to this Siberia of America. On the 28th of April in the same year, I first trod the soil of Nova Scotia, at 2 o'clock at night." [D. Luther Roth: Acadie and the Acadians, 369f.] Recognizing the need for his congregations to have access to biblical study aids Temme was instrumental in writing and having printed teachings specifically for those in his care [see Roth p.374ff]. Full leather with early sewn repairs to hinges and foot of spine. Leather on spine and inner hinges recently and professinally stabilized retaining all original elements. One blank endpaper at front, none at rear. Lacking twenty verses of the final chapter of Revelation: the last complete verse present is Revelation 21:1 [a complete bible ends with Rev. 21:21]. Very little staining, generally a clean age-toned interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa

      New York: Fay and Company 1813 - Four volumes (volume 1, "Russia, Tartary, and Turkey"; volumes 2, 3, 4, "Greece, Egypt, and the Holy Land"), small 8vo., full calf with ornate gilt spine design and morocco labels stamped in gilt; with a touch of rubbing to extremities, otherwise a gorgeous set. Second American edition, with two fold-out maps. Alan B. Loomis's copy, with the New York real estate lawyer's ownership signature in each volume. Shipping extra. noamz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Captain Inglefield's Narrative of the Loss of the Centaur, in 1782 : being a literal extract of his letter to the Admiralty, written from Fayal in 1782. Also, a copy of the sentence of the Court Martial held upon the officers of the Centaur.

      Printed by P. Norbury., Brentford. 1813 - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. slim 8vo. [4] 26pp. disbound with marbled covers. inner margin stain otherwise excellent. John Nicholson Inglefield (1748 - 1828) was an officer in the British Royal Navy. According to Captain Inglefield himself his paternal family was of Lancashire origin and distantly connected to that of the Englefields. Under the patronage of his maternal uncle, Thomas Slade, Inglefield joined the navy as a boy of 11 in 1759. In April 1766 he was rated Able Seaman aboard the Launceston: in May 1768 he was made lieutenant and moved into HMS Romney under the command of Sir Samuel Hood. This connection was to prove the most significant of Inglefield's career. Although Inglefield returned to the Launceston in October, by July 1769 he was back with Hood aboard the Romney and from that time forward his career was closely associated with his friend's. With him Inglefield left the Romney in December 1770, served in HMS Marlborough and HMS Courageux, and in 1778 in HMS Robust with Hood's brother Alexander. Aboard the Robust he was present at the First Battle of Ushant on 27 July. The Battle of the Saintes, 12 April 1782: surrender of the Ville de Paris by Thomas Whitcombe, painted 1783, shows Hood's Barfleur, centre, attacking the French flagship Ville de Paris, right, at the Battle of the SaintesIn June 1779 Inglefield was promoted to command of the brig-sloop HMS Lively and in the October of the following year made Captain and posted to HMS Barfleur (90 guns), in which his patron, Sir Samuel Hood, hoisted his flag. As Captain of the flagship Inglefield sailed to the West Indies and took part in the skirmish with the French fleet off Martinique in 1781. In August of the same year Hood transferred him to HMS Centaur (74 guns), which Inglefield commanded in three actions against the French, culminating on 12 April 1782 at the Battle of the Saintes. However aboard the Centaur that Inglefield suffered the most harrowing episode of his career when, sailing for England with the convoy under Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Graves, his ship along with the others was struck by a hurricane. The Centaur, an ageing ship, was severely damaged. Thrown upon her beam ends, dismasted in order to right herself and with her rudder gone, she eventually foundered despite the most strenuous efforts of Inglefield and the crew over several days. Inglefield and eleven others escaped aboard the pinnace, though otherwise the ship's complement of some six hundred men was lost. Subsisting on a few bottles of French cordials, some spoilt bread, ship's biscuit and rainwater wrung out into a bailing cup, the survivors successfully navigated to Faial Island in the Azores after sixteen days of the most terrible privation that saw one of them, Thomas Matthews, die the day before they reached land. On returning to England and the court martial usual in such cases, the survivors were acquitted. Inglefield's spare and unsensational description of this disaster, Captain Inglefield's narrative concerning the loss of the 'Centaur' was published shortly afterwards. A dramatic painting of the incident in which those on the pinnace, thrusting off from the foundering Centaur, pulled aboard a fifteen-year-old midshipman who had thrown himself from the wreck, was later made into a popular print. For three years Inglefield was given a home posting aboard the guardship HMS Scipio in the Medway. In 1786 however he and his wife were publicly involved in a marital dispute which led to a permanent breach. After accusing his wife of making advances towards a manservant, Inglefield demanded a separation. Denying the accusation, Mrs Inglefield sued him for desertion. Although she won her case in court, the marriage was irretrievably damaged and they appear never to have cohabited again. Rare, Author Signed Presentation Copy. Brentford 1813. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LA DIVINA COMEDIA DI DANTE ALIGHIERI (1813)

      Paris 1813 - Materia: Excelente edición de la obra de Dante que recoge la influencia de la Divina Comedia publicada en 1807, seis años antes, en Londres y que contaba con las ilustraciones de John Flaxman. Artaud de Montor fue el impulsor de la obra y uno de los iniciadores de la vinculación entre la Divina Comedia y las artes visuales, ofreciendo esta primera edición con los grabados de Giacomelli. Descripción: [1] p. (portada, 99 grabados); 310 mm. (4to) Portada con la imagen de Dante "en bienheureux". Ilustraciones precedidas por "Table de l'explication des figures". Encuadernación Holandesa de época, ruedas en los planos, hierros en lomera. corona real con las iniciales AO en la parte inferior del lomo. Exlibris de Antonio de Orleans. Estado de conservación: Texto limpio. Buen ejemplar. Notas: Sofia Giacomelli, pseudónimo de Madame Chomel. Alexis-François Artaud de Montor, (Paris 1772-1849). - Diplomático, literato. Jhon Stradan, (siglo XVI) pintor flamenco, establecido en Florencia y empleado de Vasari. Conocido por su virtuosismo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed to an unidentified correspondent.

      1813 - Cadell, William Archibald (1775-1855). Autograph letter signed to an unidentified recipient. N.p., n.d. (1813 or after). 1 page. 198 x 160 mm. Mounted. Very good.Letter with good geological content from Scottish mathematician and antiquary W. A. Cadell, discussing the recent work of French mineralogist René-Just Hauy (1743-1822), famous for "Hauy's law" stating that every crystal of precise chemical structure and purity has a specific and characteristic shape:"I send you Lucas's work it may be interesting to your mineralogical acquaintances as it contains the alterations which M. Hauy has made in his method since the publication of his work. . . ."Some analysis of fer spath[ ] [iron spar?] have shewn that it often contains no lime this contradicts the classification which Mr. Hauy has given of that substance for he places it under the head of carbonate of lime. . . ."Lucas's work" refers to Jean-André-Henri Lucas's Tableau méthodique des espèces minérales, extraite du Tableau cristallographique publié par M. Hauy en 1809 (1813). Dictionary of National Biography. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Adventures Of Ferdinand Count Fathom

      Lackington, Allen, & Co, London 1813 - 224, 205 pages. 20.5 x 12.5 cm. Hand colored frontispiece by Thomas Rowlandson. Smollett's influence has been as important as his achievement." [see: CBEL Vol. X, p.37]. Hume said that Smollett was like a coco-nut, rough outside, but full of human kindness within. After Fielding, Smollett counts as the greatest purveyor of comic prose-epic of contemporary life to his generation, if not to his century. [see:DNB]. Bound by R. Wallis, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, double gilt cover border panels, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, two leather spine labels, moderate text toning. Late 19th century full brown, mottled calf. Aeg. Fine. 2 Vols [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, With All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It [2 Vols]

      J. Walker et al, London 1813 - The Eleventh Edition corrected. Both volumes bound full smooth brown leather with spines rebacked; with gilt borders to boards, gilt decorations to spines & to outer board edges; raised bands on spines. Outer page edges speckled. Usual light scuffing & soiling to boards & wear to outer extremities. Spines somewhat darkened. Some age darkening to pages, with upper edges soiled & a stain to the lower fore edges of volume I. Ex libris plates to front pastedowns. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poetical Epistles, and Specimens of Translation

      Archibald Constable and Company, Edinburgh - 1813, 1st Edition. () Very good. x,133pp. Duodecimo. Original green paper boards and paper spine label. Discrete professional repairs to spine. Corners bumped. All edges uncut. Inscribed and presented on the front free endpaper by the author to Sir Walter Scott: "Walter Scott, Esq. With the Authors' Respectful Comp[limen]ts." Scott then signed and presented the book to "Mrs. Marywell MacLean Ephraim from her affectionate friend Walter Scott". A presentation copy of this uncommon title from the author, Robert Morehead, to the famed author Sir Walter Scott. Also signed and inscribed in the hand of Scott to a friend. Books signed by Scott are uncommon. Association Copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        THE EUROPEAN IN INDIA, from a collection of drawings by Charles Doyley, accompanied with a brief history of ancient and modern India, from the earliest periods of antiquity to the termination of the late Mahratta War by F.W. Blagdon

      London, Edward Orme, 1813.. FIRST EDITION 1813. 4to, approximately 285 x 230 mm, 11 x 9 inches, 20 hand coloured aquatint plates within pink and grey wash borders by Clarke and Dubourg after drawings by Doyley, with accompanying text, pages: [1-65], 66-149, [10]=index, last page blank, complete with half-title present, bound in full straight grained morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt decoration to edges of covers and dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Spine rubbed, covers with some scuffing, small repair to edge of lower cover (see attached image), small patch of pale foxing to margin of plate vii, a few plates have pale handling marks on the blank side, tiny blue paint splash to the very top edge of 2 plates and 2 pages of text, occasional small mark to margins, otherwise a very good copy. See: J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, Volume 2, page 406, No. 435; R.V. Tooley, English Books with Colour Plates, 1790-1860, pages 160-161, No. 185; Rene Colas, Bibliographie Generale de Costume et de la Mode, Volume 1, page 307, No. 887; Hilaire and Meyer Hiler, Bibliography of Costume, page 901. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Correspondance sur l'Ecole Impériale Polytechnique, à l'usage des élèves de cette Ecole. Tome Second : Janvier 1809 - Mars 1813

      Chez J. Klostermann, Librairie de l'Ecole Impériale Polytechnique 1813 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure postérieure demi-basane marron, Chez J. Klostermann, Librairie de l'Ecole Impériale Polytechnique, Paris, 1813, 2 ff., 499 pp. avec 20 pl. dépliantes (n°1 : 3 pl. dépliantes ; n°2 : 2 pl. ; n°3 : 5 pl. ; n°4 : 4 pl. ; n°5 : 6 pl.) avec un saut de pagination sans manque entre les pp. 136 et 187 Rare exemplaire du second tome de cette importante série, dans laquelle on trouve de nombreux articles de Gay-Lussac, Hachette, Poisson, Monge, Binet, ou Chasles (encore élève.) Bon état (rel. lég. frottée en mors et coiffe sup., avec petite piq. de vers en mors, bel état intérieur) pour cet exemplaire bien complet des 20 planches dépliantes. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: illustrated by twenty-one engravings of humorous subjects, coloured from original designs, made upon the spot by J. Green, and etched by T. Rowlandson. The second edition.

      printed for R. Ackermann,, London, 1813 - In-4° antico (258x160mm), pp. (8), XV, 215, bella legatura coeva in piena pelle bicolore, marrone al dorso e blu ai piatti, riquadrati da una bordura perimetrale impressa in oro a motivi floreali e vegetali alterni. Titolo, filetti e decori ornamentali in oro al dorso. 21 tavole a colori incise all'acquatinta f.t. da Thomas Rowlandson, di cui una all'antiporta, disegnate da James Green. In barbe, ottimamente conservato, con fioriture e bruniture minime. Seconda edizione, contemporanea all'originale, di questa raccolta di versi composti dal Combe (1741-1823), dal Papworth (1775-1847) e dal Wrangham (1769-1842) ispirati dal paese inglese di Scarborough, nello Yorkshire, distante 214 miglia da Londra e 40 da York. Di notevole bellezza le acquetinte del grande caricaturista Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827). Tooley, 423. Abbey, Scenery, 297. Prideaux, pp. 144-145. HBS, 39512. Martin Hardie, English Coloured Books,170. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise On The Membranes In General, & On Different Membranes In Particular. Translated By John C. Coffin

      Boston: Cummings & Hilliard, 1813 - First American edition. 8vo, pp.260. Uncut & unopened wide margined copy in original boards worn & stained, paper over backstrip with loss, edges & extremities worn, corners bumped. Sheets aged darkened & foxed. "Bichat conceived the idea of a science of anatomy & pathology based upon an accurate classification of the various tissues of the body. He is regarded as the founder of modern histology & tissue pathology", Garrison & Morton 537. Not in Osler. Waller 1032 (Paris, 1802). H5623 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle collection de costumes suisses représentés en 40 planches).

      chez Lefuel, libraire, rue Saint-Jacques, No. 54,, A. P., 1813 - A. P., chez Lefuel, libraire, rue Saint-Jacques, No. 54, o. J. (ca. 1813). 12°. Mit 41 kol. Tafeln nach F. N. König. Halblederbd. der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit reicher Rücken- u. Eckvergoldung (leicht berieben u. bestossen). Longchamp 1701. Französische Ausgabe der Collection nouvelle. Ohne Text. Mit 1 auf das 1. Bl. mont. gest. Ansicht Ludwigsburgs von G. Ebner. Die Trachtenbilder von alter Hand untertitelt, vereinzelte mit zusätzlichem Titel am unteren Bildrand. Leicht beschnitten (mit teilweisem Verlust der Betitelung. - Vord. Gelenk gebrochen. Mit Namenszug von alter Hand auf fest. Vorsatz. 1. Bl. u. fl. Vorsatz verso stockfleckig. Vord. Gelenk angebrochen. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French (leicht berieben u. bestossen). Halblederbd. der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit reicher Rücken- u. Eckvergoldung

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        The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of The Picturesque; A Poem & The Second Tour, In Search of Consolation; A Poem

      R. Ackermann (1813) & 1820, London - 276, 277 pages. 23 x 15 cm. 30 and 24 colored plates respectively designed and etched by Rowlandson. "Picturesque," first appeared originally in the POETICAL MAGAZINE under the title, "The Schoolmaster's Tour," text is by William Combe. Second state of plate 15 (Skiminngton Riders). "Consolation," appeared originally in eight monthly parts, text by William Combe. TOOLEY 427, 428. Bookplates, some plate offsetting, age toning mostly marginal, elegant binding: gilt paneled polished speckled brown calf with inlaid tan calf center cover panels within triple gilt fillet border panels, gilt paneled spine, dark brown morocco spine labels, inner gilt dentelles. 19th century full calf rehinged. Aeg. Near fine. 2 vols Third edition and Second Edition respectively [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Plays of Philip Massinger, in Four Volumes

      Printed for G. and W. Nicol, London 1813 - Carefully rebacked in cloth with original spines laid down. Original leather joints worn away. A small amount of scuffing and scrapes to leather boards. A little scuffing to fore page edges in first volume. Split to gutter at front endpaper in first volume. Paper strengthening to gutter between front free endpaper and following blank leaf in first volume. Offsetting to title page from frontispiece in first volume. A few spots of foxing to prelimary leaves and endpapers. A nice set.; Four volumes in two. Portrait frontispiece + [iv], clxxix, [1], 347; [ii], 528; [ii], 602; [ii], 598 pages. Full brown morocco binding with gilt borders, edges, and dentelles. Gilt decoration to spines. Spine title: "Massinger's Works". Page dimensions: 220 x 136mm. All page edges gilt. Crimson endpapers. The best text of Massinger's works up until the 1976 Clarendon Press edition edited by Philip Edwards and Colin Gibson. "If I am vain enough to believe that a certain species of good fortune has attended my transactions with Massinger, the reader must pardon my simple credulity." - from the author's Advertisement to the Second Edition.; 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Ink Press Letter by John Quincy Adams, Addressed to an Arctic Explorer or Whaler.

      London 1813 - Original Ink press copy of autograph letter by John Quincy Adams. Single-leaf unsized tissue, approximately 21cm x 11cm, with 9 lines printed ink text. Very good condition. At the time of this letter, John Quincy Adams was the first United States Minister to Russia, a post which he held from 1809-1814, and during which he resided two years in Russia. Though relations with Russia was his priority, the War of 1812 demanded his attention to foreign relations between the US and Britain. Fascinating letter by John Quincy Adams, in a seldom seen printing format, addresses a pertinent foreign relations issue, and part cause of the War of 1812. Evidently addressed to an arctic explorer or whaler who has just returned from a voyage, and whom is also concerned for his fellow navigator, this document pertains to the case of a certain American sailor who was impressed into the British Navy, but instead of being put into service, was held captive as a prisoner of war of the English Admiralty for six years or more. The letter reads: "The note which you addressed to the Sous-Intendent, upon the impressment of John Sweatland was perfectly proper. At my request Mr. Beasley also demanded his release, by a note to the Admiralty here. I hope it has been affected and if not, I request you would have the goodness to give me notice of it, and I will take further steps to obtain his liberation." "I congratulate you upon your arrival from the North Pole to the temperate zone, where I hope you will find the magnet equally and still more powerfully attractive to the needle of American commerce." "I am with high consideration, Dear Sir, your very humble and obedient servant, John Quincy Adams" End letter. The note is a copy produced on a "letter copying press," an early method of mechanical reproduction invented by James Watt in the 1780s. The letter copying press became quite popular in America. George Washington, James Madison, and Thomas Jefferson were all enthusiastic practitioners, and Benjamin Franklin boasted that he could get three good copies out of it instead of the usual one. The method involved laying a dampened piece of unsized tissue over a fresh document written out in a prescribed ink, and sandwiching the two sheets into a table-top press. The ink adhered to the tissue, producing a readable copy. Ink press copies were early on considered legal representation of original documents. Reuben G. Beasley, who is mentioned in the letter, was an agent to the United States, in England. He was busily engaged in the release of American sailors, such as in this case. Beasley's tireless petition "for the immediate and complete release" of a certain American sailor being held by the British, and the "discharge from his Britannic Majesty's service" would go on from March 1813 to at least October of that year, to no avail. In this process multitudinous correspondence and documentation was passed to and fro between himself, James Monroe who was then Secretary of War under President James Madison, (later 5th US president), Second Secretary to the Admiralty Sir John Barrow, the Transport Board, and the Lords Commissioners of the British Admiralty. Among other things, documented proof was required to show that sailor was indeed an American, born in Boston, Massachusetts The captive was Jonathan Bigelow, an American seaman who was impressed into British Naval service in 1807, and was assigned to the HMS Cornelia, although he was held captive instead for six years prior to Beasley's overture. The Niles Weekly Register, a historic Baltimore newspaper, published details of this plight on Saturday, July 15, 1815. The American State Papers. of the Congress of the United States, Part 1, Volume 3, published in 1832, contains much of the correspondences in full. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Plays of - with Notes Critical and Explanatory by W. Gifford

      London: G. and W. Nicol, et. al, 1813 - Attractive set of this standard edition of the dramatic works of Philip Massinger (1583-1640). From the library of American politician and lawyer Rufus Choate (1799-1859), "one of the most famous lawyers of antebellum Massachusetts and a renowned orator in that 'Golden Age' of American oratory" (ANB), with his ownership signatures Second edition. 4 vols., 8vo. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Mid-19th- century half brown calf, spines gilt, marbled boards, all edges marbled. Very good plus. Owner signature of Rufus Choate in vols. I & IV [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sunday Review, 1813

      J.Morton, London 1813 - Bound in later red cloth with leather spine label gilt. 832pp. Bound volume for the complete year of 1813 of this weekly newspaper of politics, news, and the arts. Old mercantile library stamps on the front page of a few issues. Small tears and light foxing in text, spine faded, small paper remnants on the rear board. A wealth of information, particularly primary source material on the Napoleonic Wars, with additional attention paid to the American situation, domestic politics, crime, births, deaths, theatricals, and books published. Also contains advertisements for contemporary books and sundry products including our favorite: Dr. Harvey's Anti-Venereal Pills (offered "By His Majesty's Authority" no less!). Scarce. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN INTERESTING ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARKE [sic], IN THE YEARS 1804-5. & 6. GIVING A FAITHFUL DESCRIPTION OF THE RIVER MISSOURI AND ITS SOURCE.

      Baltimore. 1813. - 266pp. plus two portraits and four plates. Modern half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Tanning and foxing throughout. Some minor paper loss (repaired) to three of the four plates. Still, about very good. In a half calf clamshell box, leather label. A slightly later printing of 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. WAGNER-CAMP 8:7. SABIN 24508. GRAFF 1331. RADER 1397. HOWES F153a. PILLING PROOF-SHEETS 1299.

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        Poetical sketches of Scarborough: illustrated by twenty-one engravings of humorous subjects, coloured from original designs, made upon the spot by J. Green and etched by T. Rowlandson

      For R. Ackerman,, London: 1813 - 8vo. [viii], xv, [i], 215, [1] pp. With 21 hand-coloured aquatint plates etched by Rowlandson. Full sprinkled calf, neatly re-backed in decorative gilt; interior with a couple of insignificant marginal tears, otherwise an excellent copy from the library of physician and surgeon Ralph R. Ritzman, with his ownership inscription to fly-leaf. This second edition, with added dedication and contents, was the result of the collaboration of several authors, including John Buonarotti Papworth (1775-1847), who contributed fourteen chapters, the classical scholar and poet Francis Wrangham (1769-1842), and the prolific English writer William Combe (1741-1823). In the first edition, the contributions were anonymous; in this edition, their initials (with the exception of Combe's) were added at the end of each chapter.According to the "Advertisement" at the beginning of the book: "The originals of the plates in this volume were sketches made as souvenirs of the place during a visit to Scarborough in the season of 1812. They were not intended for publication, but being found to interest many persons of taste, several of whom expressed a desire to possess engravings of them; and some gentlemen having offered to add metrical illustrations to each, the present form of publication has been adopted."

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        Poetical Sketches of Scarborough Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humourous Subjects, Coloured From Original Designs

      R. Ackermann, London 1813 - 215 pages. 23 x 15 cm. 8vo, twenty-one hand colored aquatint plates by Thomas Rowlandson after J. Green. This is the first edition as noted following with the title leaf and advertising leaf making one fold of two leaves. ABBEY SCENERY 297. "There was evidently a large demand for the book, for the plates in the reprint [2nd edition] show considerable signs of wear:." TOOLEY 422. "Plate 8 The Warm Bath is said to contain the portrait of Mrs. Robinson, George IV's mistress." Lovely copy bound by Brentano's. Covers with triple gilt border panels that house gilt floral motifs at corners, raised band, spine panels richly gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, foxing to a handful off front and rear leaves, offsetting to tissue guards opposite plates. Full navy crushed morocco. Teg. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humorous Subjects, coloured From Original Designs, made upon the sport by J. Green, etched by T. Rowlandson.

      London: Printed for R. Ackermann, by J. Diggens. 1813. - 8vo. 24cm, 2nd edition. xv,215p., plus 21 hand-coloured aquatint plates etched by Rowlandson & aquatinted by Stadler & Bluck after Green's drawings. In contemporary half calf, gilt rules for bands, titles and decorations in the panels, marbled boards, a fine clean copy (hoL). With 21 hand-coloured aquatint plates etched by Rowlandson. Tooley 423; Abbey Scenery 298; Prideaux pp. 144-145 & 338. -According to the Advertisement, The originals of the plates were sketches made as souvenirs of the place during a visit to Scarborough, 1812. They were not intended for publication, but being found to interest many persons of taste, several of whom expressed a desire to possess engravings of them, and some gentlemen having offered to add metrical illustrations to each the present for of publication has been adopted The poems are by Combe, Papworth, et. al. This edition contains all the plates of the first, with added dedication & contents. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opere di Pietro Metastasio

      Bettoni, Padova 1813 - Padova Bettoni 1813-1817 8 volumi legati in 4 tomi in 16°(15,8 x 10 x 5,5). Ritratto dell'autore al primo volume e 8 frontespizi. Pagine (2) + 438; 468 + (2); (2) + 412; 436 + (2); (2) + 486; (2) + 460 + (2); (2) + 488; (2) + 416 + (2); Opera perfetta, molto bella. L'elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle con grande tassello carminio al dorso e doratura di autore, titolo, volume e fregi la rende estremamente suggestiva

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        Gesamtans., "Stadt und Residenz des Fürsten von Sigmaringen an der Donau".

      . gouachierter Umrißkupferstich v. J. H. Bleuler, Sohn, dat. 1813, 42 x 64. Johann Heinrich Bleuler der Jüngere ( 1787 - 1857 ) war der älteste Sohn von Johann Heinrich Bleuler (1758-1823 ), dem Begründer der Feuerthaler Malerschule. - Prachtvolle Gesamtansicht von Sigmaringen. Halbrechts das Schloß, links die Donau,

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        Des ehemaligen Reichsstiftes Ottenbeuren Benediktiner Ordens in Schwaben Sämmtliche Jahrbücher, in Verbindung mit der allgemeinen Reichs- und der besonderen Geschichte Schwabens diplomatisch, kritisch, und chronologisch bearbeitet. 4 Bände.

      Ottobeuren, Johann Baptist Ganser, 1813-1816.. 1 Bl., LXVIII, 630 (recte 610) S., 2; 2 Bl., 845 (recte 825) S.; 1 Bl., IV S., 1 Bl., 748 S.; 2 Bl., 500 S., 2 Bl. Mit lithographischer Ansicht von Anton Haelmle und lithographischer Karte von Franz Xaver Gabelsberger (beide mehrfach gefaltet). 8° (21 x 12,5 cm). Modernes Pergament mit Rückenschild.. Die grundlegende Arbeit zur Geschichte des Klosters Ottobeuren und damit eine Quelle ersten Ranges für die Geschichte des Allgäus, reicht bis zur Säkularisation Ende 1802. - Maurus Feyerabend (1754-1818) aus Schwabmünchen war Prior des Klosters in schwerer Zeit. "Mit diesem Werk setzte sich der Autor und Retter der Ottobeurer Tradition auch selbst ein Denkmal, das ihn unter die bedeutendsten Geschichtsschreiber seiner Zeit einreiht" (Aegidius Kolb, in: Lebensbilder aus dem Bayerischen Schwaben, XIV, 206). - Komplett mit den häufig fehlenden Tafeln: Vogelschauansicht der Klosteranlage von Anton Haelmle; Karte der Ottobeurer Besitzungen von Franz Xaver Gabelsberger (beides sogenannte "Inkunabeln der Lithographie", Winkler 282,4 und 241, 1), die Karte ist die einzige bei Winkler verzeichnete lithographische Arbeit des Stenographie-Erfinders, der mit Senefelder befreundet war. - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, vereinzelt schwach wasserrandig, einzelne Blätter gereinigt, S. 361/362 in Band IV mit ergänztem Eckausriß (geringer Buchtsabenverlust). Professionell neu gebundenes Exemplar (Arbeitsbericht des Buchbinders liegt bei). *Lentner 9683. Lindner, Album Ottoburanum, 9, in: Zeitschrift des Historischen Vereins für Schwaben und Neuburg, Jahrgang XXXI, 53. Pörnbacher, Literaturgeschichte, 176.

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        A Journey Through Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia,

      London: Printed for James Cawthorn,, 1813. to Constantinople, During the Years 1809 and 1810. Second edition. Quarto (265 x 204 mm). Near contemporary dark brown sheep, raised bands to spine, titles gilt to dark brown-green morocco label, decorations to bands gilt, to compartments in blind, double ruling to boards in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, 17 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 7 of which are folding, all with tissue guards, one engraved architectural plan, 2 plates of Albanian script, 2 plates of music, 2 engraved folding maps. Bookplate of Kinturk to front pastedown. Small white stain to the slightly darkened spine, extremities lightly rubbed, corners gently bumped, boards a touch scuffed and soiled, minor worm damage to front joint, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, light offsetting from plates lacking tissue guard, a few short splits to the lightly foxed folding maps, occasional pale spotting to margins. A very good copy. Second edition, published the same year as the first of this account of a tour of Albania, Greece, and Turkey the author made together with Lord Byron. "Hobhouse's account of this journey, Byron's first visit to Greece, is of great interest not only for the light it sheds on an important period in the poet's life, but also for Hobhouse's detailed accounts of ethnographical and topographical materials and his descriptions of Ali Pasha's court" (Blackmer). Initially travelling to Portugal and Spain, they "were encouraged by English naval and diplomatic intelligence to travel into Albania, where they stayed with Ali Pasha… an English naval force meanwhile took over most of the Ionian Islands, a fact on which Ali congratulated them. They then went into Greece, where they were surprised to discover considerable anti-Turkish feeling among the inhabitants. They based themselves in Athens, visiting Marathon on 24 January, and then went via Smyrna to Constantinople, where they attended an audience with Sultan Mahmoud II" (ODNB). Elements of this expedition were incorporated by Byron into Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, the narrative poem that would make its author famous and establish the image of the Byronic hero.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY OTIS WARREN]

      Quincy [Ma.]. Nov. 24, 1813.. [2]pp. Quarto. Old fold lines. A few small spots of foxing, faint stain from wax seal. Very good. In a folio-sized half morocco and cloth clamshell box, leather labels. A warm letter from former President John Adams to his dear friend and writer, Mercy Otis Warren, with whom he had been recently reconciled after their long falling out. Throughout the Revolutionary period, historian, poet, and dramatist Mercy Otis Warren actively corresponded on political matters with numerous leaders, including Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and especially John Adams, who became her literary mentor in those early years of unrest. In 1805 her literary career culminated with the publication of THE HISTORY OF THE RISE, PROGRESS, AND TERMINATION OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. The book's sharp criticisms of Adams - that his passions and prejudices often debilitated his judgment and that he had demonstrated a distinct leaning toward monarchy during his sojourn in England - led to a heated correspondence and a breach in their friendship in 1807. After nearly five years Elbridge Gerry managed to effect a reconciliation between Mercy and Abigail and John. It was Mrs. Adams who sent word to Mercy on Sept. 15, 1813 that her daughter, Nabby, had died of breast cancer a month earlier. Adams' opening salutation in this letter likely refers to condolences sent by Warren, and suggests that Nabby's death prompted an invitation to visit her: "I am very much obliged to you for your civilities to my wife, my son, Coll Smith and my granddaughters. My girls have long expressed an earnest desire to see Madam Warren, and have been highly gratified by their visit and very grateful for the kind hospitality, the social enjoyments and instructive conversations they experienced. I congratulate you Madam on the happy marriage of a granddaughter who once obliged us with a very short visit. I was delighted with her manners and accomplishments, and found her visit much too short. May every blessing attend her and all your family, in whose prosperity I take a constant interest." Adams moves beyond the opening exchange of family pleasantries to discuss Thomas McKean's comments on Mrs. Warren's late brother, the brilliant but erratic James Otis, Jr., at the 1765 Stamp Act Congress. "Governor M.Keans notice of your brother I thought worth preserving in your family. The oddity of the dialogue and the particular moment of its composition were the circumstances that made it rather an object of curiosity than use. I think however the traits of character are correct." In a letter from McKean to Adams dated Aug. 20, 1813, McKean reminisces about the Stamp Act Congress that convened in New York on Oct. 7 to elect a president of that body: "In the Congress of 1765, there were several conspicuous characters. Mr. James Otis appeared to be the boldest and best speaker. I voted for him as our President, but Brigadier Ruggles succeeded by one vote, owing to the number of the committee from New York, as we voted individually" (THE WORKS OF JOHN ADAMS, X, pp.60-62). Adams then moves on to further reflection on the rest of her family of ardent patriots: "I know not madam what your father [James Otis, Sr.], your husband [James Warren] or your brother would think of these times." Adams, however, is reluctant to conjecture about what the future might hold for America. "A mighty effort of nature is in operation that no understanding below that Providence which superintends and directs it, can comprehend. An entire separation, in government at least, between America and Europe seems to be commencing: but what will be its course when and how it will terminate; and what influence it will have upon Asia and Africa, no living man, I believe will pretend to foresee." Nevertheless, Adams believes that he, Mercy, and their fellow patriots had long since laid the necessary groundwork for the political sanguinity of America, but whose fate no longer lay in their hands, due to advanced age. "We have acted our parts. The curtain will soon be drawn upon us. We must leave the future to that Providence which has protected us in the past. This sentiment of duty and interest I doubt not, Madam, will be approved by you; as I hope it is reallized [sic] with gratitude, and entire confidence and submission by your old friend and respectful humble servant." A cordial letter to an old friend, showing a more mature and philosophical John Adams. Warren was eighty-five at the time - she was older than Adams - and she died less than a year later.

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        Merly Library. A Catalogue of the Well Known and Celebrated Library of the late Ralph Willett

      ...which will be sold by Auction, by Leigh and Sotheby on Monday, December 6, 1813, and 16 following Days... 2 p.l., 119 pp. 8vo, cont. marbled boards, finely rebacked & recornered in calf, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: 1813. A fine copy of this uncommon catalogue, here printed on fine and thick paper with many outer and lower edges uncut. Willett (1719-95), after inheriting the family's West Indian estates, devoted his life to scholarship, botany, and the collecting of books and pictures. He formed a very rich library, strong in incunabula, travel, botany, topography, and architecture. His collections of incunabula and Caxtons, as well as four block books, were amongst the finest of the time. Willett published a splendid folio catalogue of his library in 1790 and it is possible that Dibdin had a hand in cataloguing some of the books for this sale catalogue. He certainly offered to look over the proofs of the early printed book descriptions and some of the notes look like his. For an account of Willett and his library, see Alan G. Thomas in The Book Collector (Winter: 1963), pp. 439-48. 2906 lots with some illuminated MSS. ❧ De Ricci, p. 88. Jackson 33. .

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        An Historical Reply to the Rev. Dr. Charles O'Conors Columbanus, No. V. and its appendix, Esq.

      Printed by H. Fitzpatrick, Dublin 1813 - Bound in full calf. The spine had been professionally restored by the Ox Bindery situated in the North West of Ireland. Gilt ruled bands to spine with black morocco label to second compartment, with gilt title 'Pamphelets'. Overall in very good condition, boards rubbed and end-paper torn, else fresh with good tight binding. 86pp including a note to the reader. List of titles neatly written in ink to front free end-paper. Six other titles in same binding include: The Right Honourable Henry Grattan's Celebrated Address to his Fellow-Citizens, published 1797, Dublin (title page missing). A Vindication of the most Rev. John Thomas Troy, D.D. Roman Catholic Archbishop in the Church of Dublin, published 1804, Dublin. The Third Edition of the Unbiassed Irishman, published 1808, Dublin. The Question Considered: Have the Articles of Limerick been violated?, published 1808, Dublin. Observations on the Tendency of some Late Proceedings of the General Committee of the Catholics of Ireland, by Luke Plunkett, published 1810, Dublin. Columbanus ad Hibernos; or, A Letter from Columban to his friend in Ireland, on the present mode of appointing Catholic Bishops in his native country, published 1810, London, Dublin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

      London: Lackington, Allen & Co, 1813. leather_bound. Late 19th century full brown, mottled calf. Aeg. Fine. 2 Vols./No Dust Jacket. Rowlandson, Thomas. 234 & 205 pages. 20.5 x 12.5 cm. Hand colored frontispiece by Thomas Rowlandson. Smollett's influence has been as important as his achievement." [see: CBEL Vol. X, p.37]. Hume said that Smollett was like a coco-nut, rough outside, but full of human kindness within. After Fielding, Smollett counts as the greatest purveyor of comic prose-epic of contemporary life to his generation, if not to his century. [see:DNB]. Bound by R. Wallis, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, double gilt cover border panels, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, two leather spine labels, moderate text toning.

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        Instruction sur le service de l'Artillerie. A l'usage des MM les eleves des Ecoles militaires etablies a Saint-Cyr et a Saint-Germain....Precedee d'une Instruction sur les armes a feu at armes blanches portatives

      Paris: Magimel, third edition , 1813. xii and 283 pages. 2 folding plates, 2 folding tables of calibres and measurements of shot. Small 8vo. Contemporary tree calf gilt. Standard artillery textbook for the Napoleonic armies. The third edition is 'revue et augmentee d'un chapitre sur les manoeuvres...par M Bigot, chef de bataillon au Corps Imperial d'Artillerie.' It is unusual to find a manual in such fine condition.

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        The Natural History of Selborne,

      London: Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co., Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; J. Mawman; S. Bagster; J. and A. Arch; J. Hatchard; R. Baldwin; and T. Hamilton,, 1813. to which are added, the Naturalist Calendar, Miscellaneous Observations, and Poems. 2 volumes, octavo (210 x 135 mm). Bound by Zaehnsdorf in tan calf, raised bands to spines, dark red and green morocco labels, floral decorations to compartments and turn-ins gilt, triple frames to boards gilt, top edges gilt, others trimmed, marbled endpapers. Bound with the half-titles. Frontispiece to each, two engraved plates, one of which is hand-coloured. This set from the library of the Money-Coutts family with their bookplate to front pastedowns, dated 1889 signed J.D.B., i.e. John Dickson Batten (1860–1932). Occasional near contemporary pencil marginalia. Extremities slightly rubbed, spines a touch darkened, light offsetting from plates, Volume I with some minor spotting to margins of text block and a few foxed leaves. Otherwise an excellent set. An attractively bound set of this natural history, first published in 1789. Gilbert White (1720-93) was one of the first English naturalists to make careful observations of his surroundings and systematically record these.

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        Autograph musical manuscript of Devotional Melody No. 67

      45 measures scored for keyboard. Oblong octavo (105 x 340 mm.). Notated in ink. With 7 measures from another work to verso with text "behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed."With a presentation inscription in the hand of Novello's son Alfred attesting to the fact that the manuscript is in his father's hand. Very slightly worn, browned and soiled; several markings in dark red crayon; neatly cut vertically, with no loss of music. . Novello was an "organist, choirmaster, conductor, editor, publisher and composer... [He] became a choirboy at the Sardinian Embassy chapel, where he received organ lessons from Samuel Webbe. On Webbe's recommendation he was appointed organist, when not yet 17, to the Portuguese Embassy chapel in South Street, Grosvenor Square... He... made the chapel famous by his playing and by his choir's regular performances of Haydn's and Mozart's masses... Novello was a member of the Philharmonic Society from its foundation in 1813, and frequently directed its concerts from the keyboard. He also worked as conductor and accompanist with Angelica Catalani's opera company at the King’s Theatre." Rosemary Hughes in Grove online

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        Mimique. L'Art de Connaitre les Hommes sur Leurs Attitudes, Leurs Gestes et Leurs Demarches; D'Apres Lavater; Avec Trente-Deux Planches Coloriees

      Chez Saintin, Paris 1813 - 12 mo. 5.5 by 4 inches, 14 by 10 cm. [4], 42 pp. 32 hand-colored plates. Scarce, with only three institutional holdings of it located on OCLC. While the work might have been intended as a guide to the "science" of physiogamy, its value to us is in the insights it offers about the unspoken language of expression and gesture and how it might have been intrepreted at the time. Thus we are shown that this particular appearance indicates a person incapable of introspection, this other, the confusion of an incorrigibly heartless, dishonest individual. We might reject the connection between the appearance and the character type, but the belief at the time would certainly have informed actors at the time in how to convey the personality of the characters they were playing, and in everyday life average people had to have consciously sought to mold their behavior to present themselves flatteringly in accordance with the principles set forth in such a work. So this modest entertaining book enriches our understanding of manners and culture of the day beyond that provided in costume anthologies and other works. With the contemporary wraps. Corner creases. Minor soiling and wear. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Principal Rivers of Wales Illustrated...

      John George Wood 1813. Consisting of a series of Views from the source of each river to its mouth. Accompanied by Descriptions, Historical, Topographical, and Picturesque. In 2 parts (vols) (complete). In contemporary dark blue half leather with marbled boards, corners and edges a little bumped and worn, gilt tooling. Spine looks like it has been very carefully relaid, has raised bands, title and lots of tooling in gilt, edges bumped and worn. Internally, new end papers, title page has the old ink name of one of the subscribers at head, dedication, advert, contents, list of subscribers, 137 pp. Volume 2, front hinge a little weak, title page, again with subscribers name (Baillie), map and 284 pp. An extra illustrated copy, possibly subscribers edition?, with no plate list, but a total of 159 plates of which 24 are double page, and 4 folding maps. A marvelous copy, should be the cornerstone to any British plate book! Lowndes v4,1981. OCLC 23479994 + see article by John R Kenyon of Nat Museums & Galleries of Wales.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Wiener Kalender auf das Jahr 1813. Wien, Georg Müller (1812). 70 x 30 mm. 20 Bll. (Titel in Schwarz und Rot), mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 12 kolorierten Kupfertafeln, Goldschnitt, illustrierter OSeidenband.

      . . Nicht bei Köhring und Lanckoronska-Rümann.- Im Klein-Hochformat erschienener Wiener Miniaturkalender mit reizenden kolorierten Kupfern, die für jeden Monat einen Handwerksberuf zeigen: Schlosser, Wagner, Tischler, Schuster, Papiermacher, Buchdrucker, Kaufmann, Müller, Buchbinder, Schneider, Drechsler und Weber.- Titel mit kl. Steuerstempel, eine Tafel im oberen Bug etwas lädiert, Bindung etwas schwach, Innenspiegel mit oxidiertem Spiegel, Ebd. etwas fleckig und berieben, Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle.# Very rare Viennese miniature calendar with 12 contemporary colored copper plates with illustrations of professions: Locksmith, wagner, carpenters, shoemakers, paper makers, printers, merchant, miller, bookbinders, tailors, turner and weaver.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary. Four volumes in two.

      Very good. Two books containing volumes 1, 2, 3 and 4 with color plates. Third Edition 1813, Pp. (iv), 128; (ii), 125; (ii), 135; (ii), 160. With 80 coloured engraved plates. Edited in the cabinet of the late M. Berlin Observations by M. Breton The books contain information on China, its productions, religions, The emperor Kien-Long, . Methods of printing, embroidery, Chinese tombs, chinese fireworks, puppet shows, and Chinese junks, amongst many other topics of everyday life in the 18th Century. The book cover is leather with gold binding. All the color plates are in immaculate condition These two volumes give us a rare glimpse of China and its culture long before the Revolution 2 volume set.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      On September 13, 1813, this 24-year-old U.S. Navy officer commanding the schooner "Scorpion" captured the British ship "Little Belt" during the Battle of Lake Erie, which made Champlin's cousin Oliver Perry a household name; Champlin's ship fired the first shot of that battle and the last shot of that battle -- and he himself was the last survivor of that battle; later in that war he was wounded when his ship was taken on Lake Huron, but he went on to enjoy a distinguished career, retiring as a commodore; Champlin, Minnesota, is named in his honor, as are not one but two naval ships. ALS, 1p, 6¼" X 7¼", Buffalo, NY, 1858 November 8. Addressed to D. Bethune Duffield (1821-91, well known scholar and poet). Good plus. Some edge chips on bottom and left edges; minor age toning, and old archival mend on verso -- but overall fairly attractive and boldly penned. On September 16, 1858 celebrations took place near Detroit marking the 45th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie, at which time Duffield read a poem, "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie." Apparently afterward he sent the text to Champlin, asking him to verify the truthfulness of his account. This is Champlin's reply, which reads in part: "Your letter of 4th inst. asking for an expression as to the correctness of the Poem delivered by you on the occasion of the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie at Put-in Bay Sept. 10th 1858 is received, I am most happy to say that in all its essentials it is one of the most perfect accounts of the Battle that I have ever had the pleasure of listening to or reading and I shall always hold you in grateful remembrance for the complimentary manner in which you speak of my performance...." Boldly signed, along with "Captain U.S. Navy." A superb example of this uncommon autograph with absolutely choice content.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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        Die Elb Brücke nach Harburg, von Hamburg.

      . Erbaut in 83 Tagen im Jahr 1813. Südlicher Theil Länge der ganzen Brücke 15173 Fuss. Handcoloured engraving by Cornelius Suhr after a drawing by Chr. Suhr. No date and place. [Hamburg ca. 1840]. 46 x 61,5 cm. * The wooden bridge is presented with a column of mounted hussars crossing. The city is seen in the background..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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