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        Sense and Sensibility A Novel In Three Volumes By the Author of Pride and Prejudice The Second Edition

      3 volumes. Large 12mo., bound without half-titles, in mid nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. London, Printed for the Author, by C. Roworth ... and Published by T. Egerton.

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        Essay on the Theory of the Earth.

      Wm Blackwood et al., 1813. A very good example of the first edition 1813 of this classic work. The first English translation of the lengthy preface of Cuvier's 1812 five-volume work on vertebrate fossils. "Translated from the French by Robert Kerr with Mineralogical Notes and an Account of Cuvier's Geological Discoveries by Professor Jameson." Printed in Edinburgh for William Blackwood, John Murray & Robert Baldwin. Bound in paper-covered boards, green half-leather with title and date to spine. The two plates present and unmarked. Only mark to the text block is a previous owner's monogram in top corner of title page. Very good condition overall, pages sound with light foxing to the first few. The binding is a cheap one, upon the front of which someone has written in ink the title and date. The book will of course benefit from the full Bayntun-Riviere treatment which it deserves and this is allowed for in the modest price asked for this volume. . First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Arabia.

      London, 1813. - Hand-coloured engraved map (775 x 554 mm). Stunning large format map of Saudi Arabia, the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and vicinity. The map is dominated by the Great Desert and Province of Neged. Marvelous detail of the mountains, rivers etc. Highly detailed regional map, one of the best regional maps of the area to appear in an English Atlas during the period. Pinkerton's now rare elephant folio atlas is one of the best engraved works of the period. While lesser known than the more common atlases by Cary & Thomson, it is a superior work, especially in the detail of the maps. Not in Tibbets, Al-Qasimi and Al Ankary.

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        The art of preserving the sight unimpaired to an extreme old age; and of re-establishing and strengthening it when it is become weak: with instructions how to proceed in accidental cases, which do not require the assistance of professional men, and the mode of treatment proper for the eyes during and immediately after the small pox. To which are added, observations on the inconveniences and dangers arising from the use of common spectacles, &c. &c. By An Experienced Oculist.

      London: Henry Colburn. 1813. 8vo., engraved frontispiece, xvi + 234 + (2)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, original boards with original printed spine label, entirely uncut. A fine copy. First edition in English. A notable book by the celebrated Austrian opthalmologist Georg Joseph Beer (1763-1821) who has been credited with introducing a flap operation for treatment of cataracts ('Beer's operation'). In 1812 he had been appointed to the chair of ophthalmology at the University of Vienna. The work here translated into English is of rather more than purely ophthalmological interest as Beer includes in it an interesting section on 'the care of the eyes in various species of labour and employment' (pp.135-151). In this chapter he offers 9 rules to be observed, several of them, of course, about reading. And so considers the particular risks of tailors and shoemakers, engravers and watch-makers, artists, &c. &c. The 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th rules are particularly noteworthy: Rule 6. 'All artists or workmen, whose employment is connected with polished substances, such as goldsmiths, jewellers, &c. should regulate their labour so as that they should be occupied during the evening only on such substances as are unwrought, or which are not very bright'. Rule 7. 'Painters who execute large pictures ought always to cover more than half of the window near which they sit, with a curtain of green silk.' Rule 8. 'All artizans who work at a blazing fire ought often to wash their eyes with cold pure water'. Rule 9. 'All those who work in wool, particularly carders and spinners, and all those employed in cotton and woollen manufactures, &c. should often wash their eyes, to free them from impurities'.

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        Military Laws and Rules and Regulations for The Armies of The United States May 1st, 1813

      Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Washington, DC 1813 - Leather spine with marbled papercovered boards. Good only with gutter cracked before page 249, loss to the spine ends, boards scuffed. This book contains the ownership signature of "Captain C.W. Hunter, 15th Inf. Brigade Major". Captain Hunter was involved in the defense of the Philadelphia area during the War of 1812. He established Camp Bloomfield near Kennet Square in August 1814, the camp of the Advance Light Guard, which consisted of volunteers recruited from Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Also included is a listing of the members of the General Staff of the Army as of October, 1813.

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        Ob man die alte Hoffnung aufgeben sollte, den Stein aus der Blase auf mechanische oder chemische Weise einst noch wegschaffen zu können (pp.289-303 305-318 321-331, 1 gefalt. Tafel mit 7 Fig.).

      Med.-chir. Ztg., 1813/1. - Salzburg, Mayr'schen Buchdruckerey, 1813, 8, 432 pp., 1 gestochene Tafel, feiner Pappband der Zeit, mit roten Rüchenschild. First Edition of the first scientific treatise on the transurethral destruction and extraction of bladder stones without any incision being made!It was at this time, in the early nineteenth century, that there was much controversy about whether a straight sound or tube could be passed through the male urethra. A Bavarian physician, Dr. Gruithuisen (1774-1852), settled this question, and at the same time devised the first model of a possibly workable lithotrite for the destruction of bladder stones.His scientific work on the treatment of bladder stones Gruithuisen's most important work in urology was his memoir published in the Medicinisch-Chirurgische Zeitung (Journal of Medicine and Surgery) of Salzburg. It appeared on 4 March 1813 with the very significant title ''Should one abandon the long-standing hope of one day being able to remove stones in the bladder by mechanical or chemical means?'' (''Ob man die alte Hoffnung aufgeben sollte, den Stein aus der Blase auf mechanische oder chemische Weise einst noch wegschaffen zu können?'').Only after many years of experimenting on animals, cadavers, and, partly on himself, Dr. Gruithuisen decided to present his instruments and publish his results. The first practical attempts to remove a bladder stone by a transurethral method may be credited to Gruithuisen, who in 1813 published a description and illustration of the instrument he had devised. He distinguished between six possible treatments of bladder stones: by perineal incision (lithotomy), by washing the bladder with water, by crushing the stone (mechanical), by dissolving it with chemicals, by galvanic pulverisation, and by combining the mechanical and chemical methods. The last procedure seemed the best to him. In 1813 Gruithuisen tested the method by passing a straight tube into a bladder. He demonstrated that a large straight tube could be passed into the bladder and he tried to secure the stone by a loop of wire before perforating it with a trephine driven by a drill bow. His mechanical instrument consisted of a tube with awire loop, which, when placed in the bladder, would hold the stone in place against the tube for drilling or injection. The wires passed through holes in the wall of the tube into the interior and out at the external end, so that the operator holding the wire ends could keep the stone against the tube. A drill turned by the fingers or a small injection tube could be passed through the first tube. His original idea was to examine the stones, and according to the chemical analysis of the stones use an appropriate dissolving chemical solution. But no satisfactory solution could be found in vivo. Then Gruithuisen invented an instrument consisting of a strong metal rod, having at one end two diverging branches, which were sharp along the opposing edges, like the blades of a pair of scissors. This rod was drawn into an external straight hollow tube, which determined the approach of the diverging blades to each other. The stone was thus cut, and also tended to be crushed. Gruithuisen found that a conductor with a thick and straight shaft and a round tip facilitated its introduction and reduced the danger of injuring the urethra. In addition, the straight shaft with a thick lumen permitted other working instruments to be introduced into the bladder after the mandrin had been removed, as in the case of modern-day instruments. He used chicken-egg white as a natural lubricant. Gruithuisen also suggested the use of an electric current to destroy stones in the bladder after the introduction of the instruments. His source of electric power was a voltaic pile, consisting of platinum discs separated by silk covered with ''gum lac''. The electric current was to be delivered to the stone by two platinum wires carried into the bladder through a metal tube and insulated by glass tubes.Gruithuisen's work had given new practical impetus to the concepts and practical procedures that had existed for a thousand years for the removal of bladder calculi through the urethra without the bladder having to be cut open. Attempts had already been made before Gruithuisen to comminute bladder calculi by mechanical means. What was new about his work was that this shattering could be carried out with a straight instrument with a large calibre. Dr. Gruithuisen should therefore be credited for developing suitable instruments and for suggesting the basic idea of holding a stone in place at the end of a straight hollow tube and that of passing a drill through the tube to grind the stone. Jean Civiale (1792-1867) attended the lectures of Jean Nicolaus Marjolin (1770-1850) when he was only a second-year medical student at the University of Paris. Marjolin reported on the treatise and experiments of Dr. Gruithuisen. The young, vigorous, and enthusiastic Civiale was fascinated by the ideas, and began a series of experiments. -cf. Thadda? us Zajaczkowski Æ Anton Michael Zamann, Peter Rathert: Franz von Paula Gruithuisen (1774-1852): lithotrity pioneer and astronomer. On the 150th anniversary of his death. World J Urol (2003) 20: pp.367-373see: H. Ellis, A History of Bladder stone, pp.34-35 40 Murphy, Hist. Urol., pp.166-169 171. Not in Johan A. Benjamin Collection Kiefer Collection

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        Lehre von den Augenkrankheiten, als Leitfaden zu seinen öffentlichen Vorlesungen entworfen. 2 Bde.

      Wien, Camesina'schen Buchhandlung, 1813-1817, 8, XX, 636, XVI, 680, 51 pp., mit ca. 79 Abb., davon 44 von Beer handcoloriert u. handsigniert, auf 9 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, 2 Pappbände der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschildern. Feines Exemplar der ersten Ausgabe seines Hauptwerkes "Lehre von den Augenkrankheiten" - nicht zu verwechseln mit seinem Erstling "Die Lehre der Augenkrankheiten" (1792).*) Ein Klassiker der Augenheilkunde. Das klassische Lehrbuch der modernen Augenheilkunde und das Lebenswerk des berühmten Wiener Augenarztes! In idealer Weise verband Beer Praxis, Lehre und Forschung. Wien wurde zum Zentrum der Ophthalmologie. Zahlreiche Schüler verbreiteten die neuen Erkenntnisse in alle Welt. Sein vorliegendes Werk gibt genaue Krankheitsbeschreibungen und zeigt naturgetreue, künstlerisch vollendete Abbildungen des Auges. "..Die kolorierten Tafeln zeigen insgesamt 93 Krankheitszustände der Augen in prägnanter Ausdrucksform und klassischer Schönheit, die diese beiden Bände zu einer medizinisch-bibliophilen Kostbarkeit machen. Beer hat wie die Signatur ... ausweist, mit bewährter Hand jede Abbildung nach der Natur gezeichnet und koloriert. Viele Lehrbücher der Augenheilkunde sind ... mit handkolorierten Kupferstichen ausgestattet worden, aber keines erreicht die meisterhafte Darstellung dieses zweibändigen Werkes." - Münchow, Geschichte der Augenheilkunde. *)"Merkwürdiger weise hat Beer selbst in seinem Lebenswerk 'Lehre von den Augenkrankheiten' Wien 1813-1817 mit keinem Wort von seiner Jugendarbeit 'Lehrbuch der Augenkrankheiten' aus dem Jahre 1792 gesprochen, - wie ja auch mancher Dichter und Tondichter seine ersten Leistungen verleugnet. Auch würde Beer, wenn er nicht das zweite Werk hätte folgen lassen, schwerlich seinen Ruhm gewonnen haben. Denn so mancher Satz des ersten ist aus anderen Werken, namentlich aus dem von Richter entnommen.Hirschberg, 427Fine copy of the first Edition of "his main ophthalmologic work", not to be mixed up with 'Lehre der Augenkrankheiten' (1792). Beer himself mentions in his main ophthalmologic work 'Lehre von den Augenkrankheiten' (1813-1817) this product of his youth not at all, - as some poets and composer try to forget their early works. Beer certainly would not have become so famous if he had not written his second book. Quite a few paragraphs in the first book are taken from other publications, especially from Richter." Hirschberg-Blodi 4, p.105 Georg Joseph Beer (1763-1821) opened the first known eye-hospital, in Vienna, in 1786. He was a distinguished iredectomist and many of his pupils became famous ophthalmic surgeons. Beer described symptoms of glaucoma and noted the luminosity of the fundus in aniridia. Beer was considered the founder of the great Vienna school of ophthalmology and he was the first Jew to graduate in Austria. His influential textbook dictated the techniques of ophthalmological practice for several generations. He personally coloured the figures of abnormal eye conditions to ensure their accuracy under these cirumstances the edition could not have been very large. Garrison & Morton No. 5842 Hirschberg 469 Becker Collection, No. 9 Waller 820.

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        Die specielle Therapie nach den hinterlassenen Papieren des verstrobenen Aug. Gottlieb Richter, hrsg. v. Georg Aug. Richter. 8 + 1 Register Band.

      Berlin, In der Friedrich Nicolaischen Bhdlg., 1813-1821, 8, (2), XX, (4) 692, (2) (6), 778, (2) XIV, 778, (2) VIII, 824, (2) (6), 826, (2) (6), 823, (3) (4), VIII, 798, (2) XIV, 857, (1) (3), 301, (1) pp., 9 Pappbände der Zeit. Feines Exempar aus dem Vorbesitz von Ernst August Ludwig Bloedau (1764-1841) der vollständigen ersten Auflage des Hauptwerkes: Bd. 1-2: Die acuten Krankheiten 3-8: Die chronischen Krankheiten 9: Reg. jedoch ohne die von Richters Sohn für die späteren Auflagen verfassten und noch bis 1836 (!) erschienen Supplement-Bände "Die neuesten Entdeckungen, Erfahrungen u. Ansichten in d. pract. Heilkunde".Der wissenschaftliche Nachlass, das therapeutischen Vermächtnis des großen Göttinger Chirurgen und Arztes August Gottlieb Richter /1742-1812), der "Vater der deutschen Wundärzte" (G.J. Beer) und "Vater der deutschen Augenheilkunde" (C.J.M. Langenbeck).Professor der Medizin in Göttingen, Leibarzt und Hofrath. Sein Hauptverdienst ist die Wiedervereinigung der Medizin mit der Chirurgie. er war ein erklärter Gegner der damals in Deutschland eingerissenen Operationsmanie, führte die Chirurgie zur Einfachheit zurück und beschränkte die Anzahl der chirurgischen Instrumente auf das Wesentliche. Seine Veröffentlichungen im Bereiche der Chirurgie und Augenheilkunde haben seinen Namen in der Wissenschaft unsterblich gemacht.Erst unter Richters segenreichem Wirken auf dem Gebiete der Chirurgie und Augenheilkunde wurde Göttingen zu einem international berühmten Zentrum der Medizin."Mit zunehmendem Alter und der Einschränkung seiner lehrenden und ärztlichen Thätigkeit zog sich Richter mehr von der Chirurgie zurück er behielt hauptsächlich nur die medicinischen Vorlesungen bei, las nicht in jedem Semester über Chirurgie und nur selten über Augenheilkunde die früher von ihm gehaltenen Vorlesungen wurden von seinen Schülern und jüngeren Collegen Arnemann, Wardenburg, Himly, K. J. M. Langenbeck übernommen. Er fand jetzt auch Muße, Reisen zu machen so 1786 eine halbjährige Reise nach der Schweiz und nach Frankreich, 1802 nach Wien. Nach seinen bisher fast ausschließlich der Chirurgie und Ophthalmologie gewidmeten Publicationen finden sich dann auch in der spätern Zeit: "Medicinische und chirurgische Bemerkungen, vorzüglich im öffentlichen akademischen Hospitale gesammelt" Bd. 1, 1793 ein 2. Band derselben erschien erst nach seinem Tode, von seinem Sohne Georg August Richter 1813 herausgegeben. Letzterer (geb. 1778-1832 zu Königsberg, als Professor der Medicin) gab aus den hinterlassenen Papieren des Vaters auch noch "Die specielle Therapie" 12 Bde. 1813-1836 (die beiden ersten Bände ins Lateinische von Fr. G. Wallroth 1818-20 übersetzt ein Auszug aus dem großen Werke in 4 Bdn. 1822-24) heraus, indessen sind in diesem Werke so erhebliche Zusätze des Sohnes, die als solche nicht kenntlich gemacht sind, enthalten, daß dasselbe nicht als das alleinige Werk des Vaters bezeichnet werden kann." E. Gurlt, ADB XXVIII, pp. 447-451.

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        Das Auge, oder Versuch, das edelste Geschenk der Schöpfung vor dem höchst verderblichen Einfluß unseres Zeitalters zu sichern.

      Wien, In der Camesinaschen Buchhandlung, 1813, 8, mit einem von Weiss gestochenen Titelblatt mit einem von Beer gezeichneten Auge, VIII, 158, (2) pp., 5 (1 kol.) Kupfertafel, Broschur der Zeit Text etwas fleckig, Tafeln frisch. Selten - Erste Ausgabe!"Eine höchst merkwürdige Schrift mit dem Motto: "Kennst du das Bild auf zartem Grunde ? Es giebt sich selber Licht und Glanz. Schiller."Nachdem Beers 1800 erschienene Volksschrift 'Über die Pflege gesunder und schwacher Augen' gemäß der Erfahrung 'in patria nullus propheta' keine allzu starke Resonanz gefunden hatte, unternimmt dieser einen erneuten Versuch, diesmal unterhaltsam und in Form einer gemischten Zeitschrift, Empfehlungen zu vermitteln. Viel psychologisches über blinde oder schwer blinde oder schwer augenkranke Männer und Frauen, deren unterschiedliches Verhältniss zu ihrer Krankheit, über die herrschende Brillenwut und daraus resultierende Gefahren für die Augen werden behandelt.Das Frontispize mit dem berühmten Stich "Die Candidaten' zum Thema Brillenwut.Rare First Edition - " A collection of treatises discussing various subjects including the physiological and psychological aspects of blindness, the types of eye deficiencies, the care of the eyes, the use of spectacles, and the "raging spectacle mania" in Vienna. The last chapter is the 1806 report of Beer's private eye clinic for the poor, which received royal patronage that year. The title page of the book is not typeset, but is an etched plate. Like the third plate, it also bears the engraved phrase "Beer del[ineabat]" suggesting that these plates were etched after Beer's drawings." Becker Coll.Becker Coll. No. 38.1 BM 13:1100 Dawson, p. 49 NUC 43:146 Waller 828 Lesky 52 Münchow 457 f. Hirsch/H. I, 422 f. Hirschberg P 469 (IV.13)

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        Publicatie, Wy Willem Frederik, by de Gratie Gods, Prince van Oranje Nassau, Souverein Vorst der Vereenigde Nederlanden (.) Toen wij op den 2 dezer in Amsterdam (.).

      - 's-Gravenhage, G. Vosmaer, (1813). Plano, 525x430 mm. Reasonable condition, edges frayed, small tear on the fold. Paper a little browned. Illustrated with a woodcut royal coat-of-arms, that due to wear of the block seems to have been used many times before. One of the first pamphlets by the new Kingdom of The Netherlands. Unknown publication, not in Knuttel, not in Picarta, compare Knuttel 23527.

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        (Circular). Sir, It being intended that Part of the Female Convicts now in this Kingdom under Sentence of Transportation..

      Whitehall, 1813. Small loss to upper margin restored, short sealed tear to right margin, early folds, else in very good original condition.. Foolscap folio, single leaf; printed on one side, completed in manuscript, paper watermarked 1810. A rare original printed circular, completed in manuscript for the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, requesting a schedule of female convicts held at Newgate prison awaiting transportation. The printed form is specially worded for enabling the gathering of female convicts for transportation, and specifies New South Wales as the destination. The document is signed by Viscount Sidmouth, then Home Secretary, and best remembered in Australian bibliography as the addressee of both Henry Bennet's Letter to Viscount Sidmouth, Secretary of State for the Home Department, On the Transportation Laws, the State of the Hulks, and the Colonies in New South Wales, published in 1819, and Governor Macquarie's refutation published in 1821 as A Letter to the Right Honourable Viscount Sidmouth, in Refutation of Statements made by the Hon. Henry Grey Bennet, M.P.Documents bearing Sidmouth's signature are rare on the market. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney).

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        TOM THUMB'S PLAY-BOOK. Intended To Facilitate the Progress of the Rising Generation Science of A.B.C [sic].

      Edinburgh: G. Ross. 1813. Price One Penny. 20 pages including wrappers. Woodcut frontispiece on verso of front wrapper; cut of 'apple-pie', and twenty-four cuts illustrating the letters of the alphabet. Original printed wrappers. Some cropping at head throughout; wrappers repaired at spine; little tired; else a very good copy of an extremely rare chapbook.WorldCat list only the British Library copy, which is a later edition of 1814, with a corrected title-page, reading, 'in the Science of the A.B.C.'

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        Neueingerichtetes Gesang-buch: enthaltend eine Sammlung (mehrentheils alter) erbaulicher Lieder, nach den Hauptstücken der christlichen Lehre und Glaubens eingetheilet

      Philadelphia: Gedruckt bey Conrad Zentler, 1813. Very good. 12mo. viii, 538 [24] pp. Bound in original smooth calf, catches (on upper cover) and clasps in perfect condition, textblock evenly brown as is true in all copies on account of the paper stock; early ownership inscription dated 1832 inside upper cover, on final blank leaf a few early pencil inscriptions. Preserved in a 4-flap lig-free case. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY AMERICAN BINDING by an unnamed workshop associated with the Philadelphia printer Conrad Zentler. Our binding is distinguished by the fact that the smooth calf covers, catches, and clasps are preserved in extraordinary state. We now know of 4 identical bindings of Zentler's 1813 "Gesang-Buch" (currently with Classic Books & Ephemera, followed by William H. Allen and Poor Man's Books). Whereas the aforementioned are likewise on the market, they are all defective. As for the text, this is an important edition of the Schwenkfelder hymn-book, namely the second. "It is essentially an abridgment of the edition of 1762. It contains 695 hymns, of which 45 are not contained in the first edition. Numerous copies still exist" (SOURCE: A.A. Seipt, "Schwenkfelder Hymnology and the Sources of the First Schwenkfelder Hymn-book Printed in America (1909) p. 34, no. XXXIV. Shaw et Shoemaker, 29737. Botte & Tannhof, First Century of German language printing in the United States of America, 1988. The AAS online catalogue wrongly calls for "26" unnumbered pages at end, an impossibility. The unnumbered pages are contained within two gatherings (signed "Zz" and "Aaa") each consisting of 12 leaves.

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        Arabia.

      London, Cadell & Davies, 1813. - Engraved map (56 x 77 cm), hand-coloured in outline. Scale 1: 4,300,000. A rather large English map of the Arabian peninsula, with detail starting to appear in the interior, especially around Oman. Al-Qasimi 222. Cf. Alai, General maps E.260 (1811 ed.).

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        Voyage Pittoresque et Historique de L'Espagne: Tome Second (Incomplete)

      L'Imprimerie de Mame, Paris 1813 - Olive green library buckram. Dark green title blocks on spine, with gilt lettering. Title page followed by 34 engravings and 50 pp. text. A separate manila folder contains 15 engravings that appear to have been removed from the library binding. A few plates are duplicated. Oversize/folio. Text in French. A collection of beautiful engravings, mostly from Valencia, Andalusia and the Estremadura regions of Spain, showing architectural monuments, plans, and ornamentation as well as building interiors/exteriors, maps, scenery and a few plates of decorative arts. The accompanying text describes each region and the plates. Although the title page states that this is Volume 2, some plates and the text from Volume 1 are included. The book formerly belonged to Winslow Lewis of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. "Winslow Lewis (1770-1850) was a sea captain, engineer, inventor and contractor active in the construction of many American lighthouses during the first half of the nineteenth century." (Wikipedia). Engravings vary from NF to Fair, depending upon the amount of foxing and sunning, although most of those marks are on the page edges and not on the plate images. Some wave/wrinkling to engraving pages. Plates in folio vary as well with large water stains to some corners, foxing to a few, and others that are VG+. Lib. Binding has book plates. Many plates in bound volume have incising marks where neighboring plates have been removed. The text pages have foxing and waving, and some of the plates are wavy/wrinkled as well. Nearly all plates would be suitable for framing, if flattened and if edges were cropped a bit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        J. Staubs Bilderbuch. [Tlw.:] Anschauungs-Unterricht für Kinder mit Text. Ein Buch für Haus und Schule. [6 Bde. kompl.] [Mit] Anhang von Liedern, Erzählungen, Erklärungen und Beschreibungen.

      4, jew. 12 farb. Doppeltaf. (zus. 72 meist chromolithographierte Abb.) u. jew. ca. 8 S. Text (zus. 54 S.), OHLwd. m. farb. Deckelill., Rundum-Rotschnitt, Kanten tlw. berieben, Deckel etw. (stock-)fleckig u. verzogen, die Taf. an den Stegen tlw. etw. fleckig. inges. gutes Ex. Kompletter Satz dieses bedeutenden schweizerischen Sachbilderbuches. - Johannes Staub, geboren 12. 12. 1813 Zürich, gestorben 11. 4. 1880 Riesbach (heute Gem. Zürich), ref., von Zürich. [...] Lehre als Steingutmaler, 1836 - 1839 Ausbildung bei Ignaz Thomas Scherr am Lehrerseminar Küsnacht (ZH). 1840 - 1874 Lehrer in Fluntern. Nach mehreren Romanen veröffentlichte S. Texte zum Gebrauch in Schulen und für Eltern. "Staubs Kinderbüchlein" wurden 1843 - 1854 als Neujahrsgeschenk abgegeben, danach erschienen die zwölf Hefte bis 1928 gebunden in mehrfacher Auflage. "J. Staubs Bilderwerk zum Anschauungsunterricht" umfasste vier Hefte (1875 - 1876), die nach Staubs Tod um zwei Hefte ergänzt wurden (HLS).

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        Voyage Pittoresque et Historique de L'Espagne: Tome Second (Incomplete)

      Paris: L'Imprimerie de Mame, 1813. Hardcover. Engravings vary from NF to Fair, depending upon the amount of foxing and sunning, although most of those marks are on the page edges and not on the plate images. Some wave/wrinkling to engraving pages. Plates in folio vary as well with large water stains to some corners, foxing to a few, and others that are VG+. Lib. Binding has book plates. Many plates in bound volume have incising marks where neighboring plates have been removed. The text pages have foxing and waving, and some of the plates are wavy/wrinkled as well. Nearly all plates would be suitable for framing, if flattened and if edges were cropped a bit.. Olive green library buckram. Dark green title blocks on spine, with gilt lettering. Title page followed by 34 engravings and 50 pp. text. A separate manila folder contains 15 engravings that appear to have been removed from the library binding. A few plates are duplicated. Oversize/folio. Text in French. A collection of beautiful engravings, mostly from Valencia, Andalusia and the Estremadura regions of Spain, showing architectural monuments, plans, and ornamentation as well as building interiors/exteriors, maps, scenery and a few plates of decorative arts. The accompanying text describes each region and the plates. Although the title page states that this is Volume 2, some plates and the text from Volume 1 are included. The book formerly belonged to Winslow Lewis of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. "Winslow Lewis (1770-1850) was a sea captain, engineer, inventor and contractor active in the construction of many American lighthouses during the first half of the nineteenth century." (Wikipedia).

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        "WARENGHIEN, DE; KRAIJENHOFF, SLICHER, VAN SCHINNE, MILITARIA--- Collectie van 12 manuscripten van of over L.P.F. baron de Warenghien (1771-1854) uit de jaren 1811-1813. Folio, 32 pag.".

      De militair De Warenghien was in deze jaren 'commissaire des guerres' van de 17e divisie in Den Haag en Amsterdam. Later zou hij burgemeeser van Douai worden. Bij deze stukken o.a. een acte van sauvegarde d.d. 30-11-1813, getekend door C.R.Th. Kraijenhoff, voorts brieven uit 1811 van de Haagse burgemeester J. Slicher, van J. van Schinne, van de intendant de l'interieur en Hollande D'Alphonse en van Leauteij. Voorts van een aantal personen met slecht leesbare handtekeningen. Verder een rapport d.d. 22-1-1811 van de arts Brugmans, de inspecteur van ziekenhuizen Berton en van De Warenghien over de situatie bij de militaire hospitalen in Den Haag, Leiden en Delft, 12 pag. M13146.M13146

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        Autograph Manuscript (unsigned).

      The British poet laureate (named 1813), one of the famed "Lake poets," cranked out lengthy "serious" poems galore ("Thalaba," "Madoc," "Roderick," etc.), but it is for anthologized short pieces such as "After Blenheim" and "Stanzas Written in My Library" that he is remembered, as well as for his nonfiction and letters. Unsigned AM, 1p, 6" X 7½", n.p., n.d. Very good. Slight soiling. Partial transcript of a letter by one "J. Asgill," entirely in Southey's hand. Reads in part, "And while I am thus fighting with Death & Hell, it looks a little like foul play for Flesh and Blood to interpose themselves against me. But if any one hath spite enough to give me a jolt, thinking to falsify any faith, by taking away my life, I only desire them first to qualify themselves for my executioners by taking this short test in their own consciences: Whoever thinks that any thing herein contained is not fair dealing with God & Man, let him -- or her -- burn this book, and cast a stone at him that wrote it." A fascinating if cryptic item. Thus far we have not been able to identify the context of this interesting statement, but it certainly warrants further research. Comes with a handsome 5¼" X 7½" vintage steel engraved portrait of Southey.

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        Brigand Polka.

      Two different cover images (Grahn, Lucile; Perrot, Jules); Wallerstein, Anton (1813-1892). Brigand Polka. New York: Wm. Hall & Son, (ca 1846). Two Lithographic music covers each with 3-5pp. music. Each PN: 634. Black and white lithograph showing two dancers in ethnic dress but with two different images. Dancers are Lucile Grahn and Jules Perrot. Light foxing. Reference: NYPL; IMG 060 and 060a

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        Daily National Intelligencer, 1813--1868 (62 volumes)

      Washington, D.C.: Gales & Seaton, 1813-1868. Washington, D.C.: Gales & Seaton. 1813-1868. A collection of 62 bound large folio volumes consisting of 59 volumes of the Daily National Intelligencer (published daily except Sunday); and three volumes of the National Intelligencer (triweekly edition). Owned and edited by Joseph Gales, Jr., in partnership with his brother-in-law William W. Seaton, the Intelligencer provided the nation with accurate and detailed reports of governmental activities (including debates and speeches, President's messages, proclamations, etc.), along with daily articles, reports, editorials, etc, on the most important events and issues of the day. According to The New York Times (reporting on an incident during the War of 1812): "... so powerful was its influence that when Gen. Ross, in command of the British troops, entered the capital after the unfortunate affair of Bladensburgh, his first inquiry was not for the Capitol, the President's house, or the departments, but for the National Intelligencer office, and it was the first establishment demolished, causing a short cessation in its regular publication."Primarily a political newspaper, the Intelligencer served as the voice of the Madison, Monroe, and J. Quincy Adams administrations, and it continued to serve as the voice of the Federal Government until the election of Andrew Jackson, when the newspaper switched to the Whig party. It was printed in four pages (typically five columns to the page). Most other newspapers from throughout the country took their coverage of national politics and government directly from the Intelligencer. The collection includes several special reports and speeches issued as supplements, and an extra sheet printing James Madison's President's Message on the threat to the Nation during the War of 1812. Also included is the first newspaper printing of the Monroe Doctrine (December 3, 1823), and the first appearance of Robert Owen's Discourses on a New System of Society.The collection contains a near complete run of daily issues published from January 1, 1813 (Vol. 1, No. 1) up through the end of December 1820 (a total of 17 volumes, lacking only about a dozen single issues); followed by 34 nonconsecutive volumes of daily issues dating from January 1, 1821 through the end of June 1864 (each individual volume contains about six months of daily issues); and a complete run of daily issues published from January 1, 1865 up through the end of December 1868 (a total of eight volumes). Also included is a three-volume complete run of the triweekly edition published from January 7, 1858 up though the end of December, 1860. The collection lacks the years 1850-57, and 1861. All 62 volumes are bound in contemporary half-leather and marbled paper over boards, ranging in size from 13" x 20" to 22" x 27" (as the newspaper was issued in multiple larger formats over this 55-year period). The daily issues are bound chronologically in unnumbered volumes with varying time spans (about six months).Ex-library with small printed bookplates and/or manuscript presentations on the front pastedowns. Several volumes also include binder's tickets. Wear to the leather spines and board edges, most volumes with tears to the spine backs and detached or partially detached boards, a few volumes with intermittent damage to one or two issues at the front or back, overall good or better. The first 47 volumes (spanning the years from 1813-49) bear the gift presentation of William Canby, a prominent Delaware Quaker and friend of Thomas Jefferson. Most of the daily issues from this period have his son's name (James Canby) as the subscriber's name written in manuscript on each daily issue.An historically important and very rare survival, providing contemporary, day-by-day accounts of the nation's most important news and events. A detailed list of the months contained in each volume, along with but a few highlights from among the countless speeches and debates, articles and reports, is available upon request. .

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        SKETCHES OF THE COUNTRY, CHARACTER, AND COSTUME, IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN, MADE DURING THE CAMPAIGN, AND ON THE ROUTE OF THE BRITISH ARMY, IN 1808 AND 1809.

      London. John Booth, Howlett and Brimmer. (1813) - Quarto 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, handsomely leather bound in full period straight grain morocco. Title as above in English and French, list of plates and 42 HAND COLOURED AQUATINT PLATES with accompanying leaves of text. 2nd title SKETCHES OF THE MILITARY COSTUME IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL with 13 HAND COLOURED AQUATINT COSTUME PLATES plus (8) and 24 pages of text. THEREFORE ILLUSTRATED WITH A TOTAL OF 55 HAND COLOURED PLATES. The edition with the highest number of hand coloured aquatint plates - having an extra plate of Cintra and Toro. Described in the bibliography Abbey Travel no 135 (3). Small blemish to the blank back of one plate, otherwise a lovely copy in a period binding. Boxmouth Park copy with a signature on the verso of the frontispiece- a large Scottish house. One of the standard Colour Plate books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GRAVE,

      - A Poem by Robert Blair. Illustrated by Twelve Etchings executed from original designs. To which is added a life of the author. Pp. [ii]+liv+42, engraved frontispiece portrait laid on verso of upper free endpaper, vignette title page, and 11 plates (bound out of order, with one laid on the lower free endpaper recto); small folio; black cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, boards slightly scuffed, edges lightly worn, later black leather spine with most of the original cloth spine laid on (lacking a 4 centimetre section at foot), the corner-tips also neatly repaired; armorial bookplate of George Bennett on the upper pastedown together with three catalogue slips for other copies of this book, some light offsetting of plates, a little light foxing and occasional slight soiling; R. Ackermann, London, 1813[actually John Camden Hotten, 1870]. Third edition thus. Bentley, \i Blake Books 435E. *With loosely inserted related ephemera, including a copy of the article by Essick & Paley from \i The Book Collector identifying the different editions. Blair's poem was originally published in 1743. Sixty years later, Robert Hartley Cromek commissioned from William Blake a series of illustrations for a folio edition of \i The Grave to be published in 1808. Cromek then arranged for the engraver Lewis Schiavonetti to reproduce Blake's drawings, thus infuriating Blake, who had believed that he was to do the engravings himself. In 1868 John Camden Hotten published the first facsimile of one of Blake\rquote s illuminated books, \i The Marriage of Heaven and Hell .\i The firm's publishing records show that Hotten issued an edition of \i The Grave in 1870 - probably intended as a facsimile of the 1813 edition, as the imprint and date of that edition were not changed. The present copy conforms to that edition. The physician and naturalist George Bennett (1804-1893)\lang1033 first visite\lang1033 d Australiain 1829.\lang1033 In 1832 \lang1033 he embarked on a long voyage, anaccount of \lang1033 which\lang1033 was publishedin 1834\lang1033 as\i Wanderings in New South Wales, Batavia, Pedir Coast, Singapore and China .\lang1033 Bennett then returned to Sydney to practice as a physician. The Royal Society of N.S.W awarded him the Clarke memorial medal in 1890 for his valuable contributions to the natural history of Australia. He also received the honorary gold medal of the Royal College of Surgeons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of ?Pride and Prejudice?. The Second Edition.

      1813 - 3 volumes. Large 12mo., bound without half-titles, in mid nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. London, Printed for the Author, by C. Roworth . and Published by T. Egerton. A neat and attractive copy, with a marginal tear on Vol 1 D5 (page 57/58) affecting a half dozen letters. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Series of Documents and Letters Signed.

      Various places: 1794-1813 - 7 documents, 6 signed by Napoleon using the various signatures adopted through the course of his life, the other with an important autograph addition in his own hand. The six documents signed preserved in a blue morocco-backed cloth box, the first letter preserved in an individual custom made red morocco folder. In very good condition. An excellent collection of seven letters from Napoleon I, giving a sweeping overview of the Emperor's life from 1794, soon after the siege of Toulon, where he first came to prominence, until March 1813, just six months before the catastrophic battle of Leipzig. The letters give an interesting insight into the development of his signature, ranging from "Buonaparte", to "Bonaparte", and the later "Napoleon", "Napol" or hurried "Np". They are attractively presented in a specially-made blue cloth album with blue morocco spine with gold lettering. The first letter, with the lengthy autograph ending, is in a separate red morocco folder, as befits the most important letter in the group. All the letters have a translation and description on the facing page of the album. They are described below: 1). The first letter in the group, unsigned but with an important autograph addition in Napoleon's hand at the end, dates from January 1794, soon after the end of the siege of Toulon where the young artillery general first made his mark. Here we find Napoleon still an ardent republican and acknowledging his Corsican roots. Glowing reports of his abilities and leadership were sent back to Paris by Augustin Robespierre, younger brother of Maximilien Robespierre, head of the all-powerful Committee of Public Safety. Writing to General Montfort, Napoleon orders him to go to St. Tropez in order to examine the state of the artillery in the town and the surrounding area. In his final instructions, written in his own hand, Napoleon instructs Montfort to set up a "gril a boulets rouges", literally a grill for red-hot shots, and to set up an oven for the same, about which he would write later with an explanation of the advantages of such weapons. The "boulets rouges" were cannonballs which were heated prior to being fired, so that they would cause maximum destruction not only on impact but, depending on where they fell, by setting fire to the surrounding area. These were primarily used in naval battles in the hopes of not only damaging enemy ships but also burning them, and would have proved particularly useful when defending France's Mediterranean coast. 2). Four months later, whilst in Nice, Napoleon writes to Citizen Chautrou with his earliest form of signature, "Buonaparte". Writing to Citizen Chautrou, Napoleon enclosed a decree [not present] from the "Representative of the People" ordering Chautrou to Nice to work with him, bringing with him all necessary material to organize a bureau of "dessins", literally "drawings". This was almost certainly a topographical bureau, which would, in later years, become an essential part of Napoleon's service when planning his campaigns. The letter has a near-intact red wax seal by the signature. 3). This is followed by a letter written in 1799, signed "Bonaparte". Napoleon had changed the spelling of his surname well before his marriage to Josephine de Beauharnais in 1796, adopting the French spelling of Bonaparte. Napoleon arrived in Egypt in June of 1798. He had long had what amounted to an obsession with Egypt and the Middle East, and arrived there well prepared. He had read and studied enough of the Koran to impress Egyptians with well-selected quotes from it, and had a firm grasp of the cultural nuances of the region. The Egyptian campaign was ostensibly a stepping stone to the French conquest of India, where the British, though powerful, faced fierce opposition from Indian leaders, most memorably from Tipu Sultan. In fact, Napoleon most likely saw it as another step in cementing his reputation, while the Directoire in France found it very convenient to have this very capable,

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        Große Völkerschlacht bey Leipzig. Figurenreiches Schlachtengetümmel, im Hintergrund die Stadt.

       Kupferstich von Carl Heinrich Rahl nach Johann Adam Klein, nach 1813, 34,5 x 47,5 cm. Jahn S. 170, Verzeichnis der Kopien nach J.A. Klein, Nr. 61. - Abzug vor aller Schrift. - Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig fand vom 16. bis 19. Oktober 1813 an verschiedenen Standorten in und um Leipzig statt. Diese Darstellung zeigt einen fiktiven Kavallerieangriff auf ein französisches \"Karree\". Im Hintergrund die Stadt Leipzig mit der Pleißenburg und der Thomaskirche. - Die den Rändern leicht stockfleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Künstlergraphik

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        für Sachsen. 1813 - 1815. ( Band I bis IV alles und mit 120 Heften komplett.)

      General - Gouvernements - Sachsen 1813 bis 1815, Leipzig - Gr. - 8°, Bd. 1 u. Bd. 4 private Hldr. Einbände d. Zt., Bd. 2 u. 3 Bibliotheks - Pappeinbände ( siehe Foto ), Kapitale, Ecken, Kanten unterschiedlich stark beschabt und bestoßen ( siehe Foto ), Band 2 u. 3 mit div., gelöschten Bibliotheksstempeln unterschiedlicher Provenenz. Innen gut, insgesamt guter Zustand. 17 / WG Sprache: de/ ru [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Art of Writing Reduced to a Plain and Easy System on a Plan Entirely New, in Seven Books

      Printed for the Author. (Andover: Printed by Flagg & Gould) 1813 - xx, 68, (4) pp., engraved title-page and frontis plus 10 engraved plates. Newly quaarter morocco with marbled boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lot de 6 brevets d'ophtalmologie

      Paris, 1813-1827, , , en feuilles, - Brevet d'invention et de perfectionnement de cinq ans, Pour des lunettes à branches ou besicles, soit concaves, soit convexes...; Au sieur CHEVALLIER (Jean-Gabriel-Augustin); à Paris, le 31 mai 1821. Un feuillet numéroté des pages 341-342. - Brevet d'invention de quinze ans, Pour des verres, miroirs et instruments d'héliophlogie et d'optique.., Aux sieurs GALLAND (Pierre) et CHAMBLANT (Marie-Nicolas-Joseph); à Paris, le 15 juin 1816. De la page 324 à 348. 2 pl. dépliantes. - Brevet d'invention de quinze ans, Pour des lunettes à grossissements variables, nommées lunettes polyaldes...; Au sieur CAUCHOIX; à Paris, le 17 mai 1815. De la page 86 à 94. 1 pl. dépliante. - Brevet d'invention et de perfectionnement de dix ans, Pour des procédés de fabrication de montures e lunettes de spectacle et de campagne...; Au sieur BURON fils; à Paris, le 20 juin 1818. De la page 221 à 242. -Brevet d'importation et de perfectionnement de cinq ans, et certificat de perfectionnement et d'addition à ce brevet, Pour des lorgnettes de spectacle doubles.., appelées lorgnettes jumelles; Au sieur LUMIERE (Jacques-Philippe); à Paris, le 28 avril 1825. De la page 272 à 276. - Brevet d'invention et de perfectionnement de cinq ans, Pour une lunette double dite binocle à tirage simultané; Au sieur BAUTIN (Charles-Toussaint); à Paris, le 18 mai 1827. De la page 71 à 74. 1 pl. dépliante.

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        Voyage a Surinam et dans l'intérieur de la Guiane, contenant La Relation de cinq Années de Courses et d'Observations faites dans cette Contrée interessante et peu connue; Avec des Détails sur les Indiens de la Guiane st le Nègres ... Traduit de l'Anglais par P. F. Henry: Suivie du Tableau de la Colonie Française de Cayenne.

      

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        Edizione riscontrata sopra ottimi testi.

      MDCCCXIII. Venice, 1813. 4to. (16) pp. Printes on vellum. Uncut, with extra blank leaves, in somewhat worn green half morocco binding, spine gilt and with raised bands, all edges gilt. Inscribed to baron Bonde of Ericsberg in feb. 1881. Brunet III, 1570. Brunet says that one copy of this edition was printed on vellum, but according to a contemporary ink annotation on the fly leaf, this should be one of two copies printed on vellum. According to SBN this edition is printed all together in; 20 copies in "carte diverse", 2 in "membrane" and 1 in "carta gialletta fabbricata in Giappone". The poem about La Nencia da Barberino is generally attributed to the italian statesman and ruler of the Florentine republic Lorenzo di Medici, il Magnifico, (1449-92). Being a large patron of the arts he was also an artis and poet himself, writing in his native Tuscan. The "Stanze in lode della Nencia da Barberino" is believed to have been written around 1470.

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        Stanze in lode della Nencia da Barberino. Edizione riscontrata sopra ottimi testi. MDCCCXIII.

      - Venice, 1813. 4to. (16) pp. Printes on vellum. Uncut, with extra blank leaves, in somewhat worn green half morocco binding, spine gilt and with raised bands, all edges gilt. Inscribed to baron Bonde of Ericsberg in feb. 1881. Brunet III, 1570. Brunet says that one copy of this edition was printed on vellum, but according to a contemporary ink annotation on the fly leaf, this should be one of two copies printed on vellum. According to SBN this edition is printed all together in; 20 copies in ?carte diverse?, 2 in ?membrane? and 1 in ?carta gialletta fabbricata in Giappone? The poem about La Nencia da Barberino is generally attributed to the italian statesman and ruler of the Florentine republic Lorenzo di Medici, il Magnifico, (1449-92). Being a large patron of the arts he was also an artis and poet himself, writing in his native Tuscan. The ?Stanze in lode della Nencia da Barberino? is believed to have been written around 1470. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Agnese Drama semiserio in due Atti... Agnese eine ernsthaft-komische Oper in 2 Aufzügen. Klavierauszug vom Capellmeister A.E. Müller... Pr.6 Reichsthaler. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig: C. F. Peters [PN 1126], 1813. First German edition (possible First Edition). Eitner VII, p. 278. OCLC no. 67975974, 23493298. IMSLP (plate numbers for Peters). Agnese, to a libretto by Luigi Buonavoglia after Filippo Casari, was first performed in Parma at the Villa Scotti, Teatro Ponte d'Attaro, in October 1809. "Agnese is Paer's last opera semiseria and the one in which comic and serious elements are most skilfully integrated. Its situations have been perceived as anticipating those of such intense psychological melodrammi as Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor and Verdi's I masnadieri which became common after 1830; other authorities have noted a similarity in Donizetti's Il furioso all'isola di San Domingo, as both there and in Agnese the mad scene involves the participation of a 'buffo' - clearly a throwback to the 18th century when male dementia was regarded as entertaining rather than tragic." Scott L. Balthazar in Grove Music Online.. 2 volumes. Oblong folio. Vol. 1: Black cloth-backed boards. 1f. (recto title, verso cast list in Italian and German), 3-87, [i] (blank) pp. Vol. 2: Dark brown calf-backed marbled boards with red and black morocco title label gilt to upper. 1f. (recto title, verso p. 88), 89-162, 163 (table of contents), [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in Italian and German. Yellow label with "Müller's Musikalien-Leih-Bibliothek. 4253." laid down to upper board of Vol. I; Müller's handstamp and name in a contemporary hand to blank lower margin of title. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped; minor dampstaining to upper portion of Vol. 2; hinges splitting. Minor internal wear and soiling; some foxing; Vol. 2 slightly dampstained at blank upper margins of first ten leaves.

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        La Russie, ou moeurs, usages, et costumes des habitans de toutes les provinces de cet empire.

      Paris, Nepveu, 1813. - 6 vols. 12mo. With 111 black and white mostly engr. plates (4 folding facing title-pages of vols. 1-4, 107 full-page). Contemp. half calf, gilt spine, uniformly bound. Original edition of Breton de la Martinière's picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the inhabitants of the Russian empire. With numerous plates showing views of Moscow and the Kremlin, the Palace of Petrowski, inhabitants of various cities in their characteristic dress (Riga, Ochta, Valday), Cossacks, a settlement of Kalmouks, army officers, etc. A German edition appeared in 1816. - Bindings with traces of use. A fine set including the 'Avis au relieur' (instructions to the binder where to insert the plates) in volume 1. Brunet I, 1226 (VI, 27736). Colas 436. Hiler 113. Lipperheide 1350 (Kaa 29). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Natural History of Selborne

      Cochrane, London 1813 - 2 vols. 8vo. Pp. viii, 351; 364. Coloured frontispiece & three engravings. Pencil note on front fly ¿This third and most complete of the older editions with notes by John White, the Naturalist¿s brother¿ Only 50 copies printed on large paper and colour plate¿. Original boards, untrimmed. Spine worn. Enclosed in custom-made, quarter morocco box, making it a handsome item of this early and important edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Cadiz [?], 21. I. 1813. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "In order to inform you of what is going forward in the North & in England I cannot do better than send you a set of newspapers. My letters do not contain any intelligence of importance [.]".

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        NARRATIVE, OF A FIVE YEARS' EXPEDITION, AGAINST THE REVOLTED NEGROES OF SURINAM, IN GUIANA, ON THE WILD COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA.

      J. Johnson, London 1813 - Two quarto (8-1/2" x 10-1/2") volumes bound in early calf-backed marbled boards with calf corners, contrasting gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, rebacked. A graphic account of the slave rebellion in Dutch Guiana, 1772- 1777, illustrated with 81 engravings (including 3 folding maps) after drawings by the author by William Blake (13 with an additional 3 attributed to him), Bartolozzi, Benedetti, Barlow, and others. Sabin (91075) called this "one of the richest contemporary accounts of a plantation society in the Americas." According to the DNB, Stedman's narrative is "one of the most vivid indictments of slavery that have been penned." Stedman also depicts the social and natural history of the area in detail, and many of the engravings illuminate his writings on these subjects. Blake's work, among the finest that he did for hire, are primarily powerful portraits of slaves. Occasional light, small stain but very clean overall. Near Fine with minor wear [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, By his Majesty�s Special Command.

      Edinburgh:: Printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, 1813, 1809.. 2 volumes. 8vo. Original full crimson red blind and gilt-tooled straight-grain morocco, all edges gilt. Armorial bookplate of A. Lamont of Knockdow. Near fine. With two vertical watercolor scenes hidden under the gilt of the fore-edge: (1) A vertical scene depicting Moses with the Ten Commandments; (2) Another vertical view of Jesus on the cross. The paintings date from the 1990s. In this volume the Psalms is dated, on the title-page, 1809. � PROVENANCE: Probably: Alexander Lamont (1784-1861) of Knockdow, Inverchoalain, Argyllshire, Scotland, though his son had the same name (and yet died at 25 years of age in 1897). �Educated in Edinburgh and was a lawyer (writer to the signet) since 1812 and was now in the firm Lamont & Newton. One of his clients was the Duke of Queensberry. He lived in Edinburgh and summered in Kilmichael. He had one son and 3 daughters.�

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books]
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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, By his Majesty�s Special Command.

      Printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, 1813, 1809., Edinburgh: - 2 volumes. 8vo. Original full crimson red blind and gilt-tooled straight-grain morocco, all edges gilt. Armorial bookplate of A. Lamont of Knockdow. Near fine. With two vertical watercolor scenes hidden under the gilt of the fore-edge: (1) A vertical scene depicting Moses with the Ten Commandments; (2) Another vertical view of Jesus on the cross. The paintings date from the 1990s. In this volume the Psalms is dated, on the title-page, 1809. � PROVENANCE: Probably: Alexander Lamont (1784-1861) of Knockdow, Inverchoalain, Argyllshire, Scotland, though his son had the same name (and yet died at 25 years of age in 1897). �Educated in Edinburgh and was a lawyer (writer to the signet) since 1812 and was now in the firm Lamont & Newton. One of his clients was the Duke of Queensberry. He lived in Edinburgh and summered in Kilmichael. He had one son and 3 daughters.� [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Robert Fulton, inventor of the world's first successful commercial steamboat, demonstrates his gifted mind through an incredibly rare signed portrait sketch

      n.p., 1813. 7" x 8". "A 7"" x 8"" sketch, captioned ""Wm. McIvers"", a heavy-set fellow in a double-breasted coat. Signed, ""R F"" on the bottom right edge of the leaf and dated ""1813"" underneath the signature.Born in Pennsylvania, Robert Fulton was regarded as the mastermind who created the world's first successful commercial steamboat named Clermont. As an engineer and inventor, Fulton was constantly sketching, planning, and blueprinting new ideas with pen and paper. He had even famously sketched the first practical submarine called ""Nautilus"" as he was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte to do so. Aside from being known for modernizing steamship technology, Fulton had other hobbies, art being one of those hobbies.This sketch comes from a very rare archive of Fulton sketches, similar ones have sold at auction for over $4300."

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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

      R. Ackermann, London 1813 - 8vo. 24 by 15 cm. [8], xvi, 215 pp. 21 hand-colored aquatint plates. The first appeared one year prior. Tooley 423. Wear along joints. Scuffs on boards. Frontis plate soiled, with pinpoint closed tears along edge. Tiny corner chip on title page. Heavy-ish offsetting from plates to facing pages. Mostly clean otherwise. Cloth box with leather (skiver) title label running along entire side. Moderate soiling to the cloth, but the box is solid and sound. Full calf binding from turn of 20th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Catalogues of the birds, shells, and some of the more rare plants, of Dorsetshire. From the new and enlarged edition of Mr. Hutchins's history of that county . With additions; and a brief memoir of the author

      Printed by and for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, [London 1813 - (19 1/2 x 12 inches). Text in two columns. iv, 110pp. Engraved portrait, 24 engraved plates on 13 sheets. Uncut. Some foxing. Later cloth-backed grey paper boards. Large-paper issue of the first illustrated edition of a rare catalogue of British birds, plants and shells. Richard Pulteney received his doctorate in medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 1764, before serving as the personal physician to the Earl of Bath. Following the Earl's death, he resided and practiced in Blandford, Dorset. Besides membership in a host of medical societies, Pulteney was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, as well as a Fellow of the Linnean Society. Indeed, he was an early promoter of Linnaean taxonomy, and authored the first English biography of Linnaeus in 1781. His cabinet of specimens, noted particularly for its shells, was donated to the Linnean Society following his death in 1801. The first edition of 1799 was privately-published by Pulteney with few copies printed. An inscription in an extant copy by the editor of this new edition reveals that copies of the first edition were further destroyed by fire: "The first Impression of Dr. Pulteney's Catalogues was printed in 1801 [i.e. 1799], but never published, the whole having been destroyed by the fire, at Mr. Nichols's printing office [in 1808]. I have been enabled to make considerable additions in this second impression, from communication by various scientific friends, and from my own obervations." Rackett's revised edition was the first to be illustrated, containing a portrait of Pulteney, a plate depicting 17 shells titled Melbury Fossils (engraved by J. Cary after Mary Foster), and 23 engraved plates of shells on 12 sheets. The plates numbered I-XXIII are new engravings of those by De Costa in his Historia Naturalis Testaeorum Britanniae, with several additions, depicting over 200 species. The present copy is a very rare large-paper issue, printed on wove paper (the 1799 and regular issue of 1813 being on laid paper), with a variant title without imprint. This large-paper issue is not recorded by the usual bibliographies. BM(NH) IV:p. 1622; Pritzel 7367; Nissen, ZBI 3250. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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