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        Visio Willi de Petro Plouhman, Item Visionem ejusdem de Dowel, Dobet et Dovest. The Vision of William concerning Peirs Plouhman, and The Visions of the same concerning the Origin, Progress, and Perfection of the Christian Life .

      London printed by John Harding for John Murray Albemarle Street & 1814 1813 - Ascribed to Robert Langland, A secular Priest of the County of Salop; AND WRITTEN IN, OR IMMEDIATELY AFTER, THE YEAR MCCCLXII. Printed from a MS. contemporary with the author, collated with the two others of great antiquity and exhibting the original text; Together with an introductory discourse, a perpetual commentary, annotations, and a glossary. By Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Vicar of Whalley and Rector of Heysham, in Lancashire. FIRST EDITION OF THIS PRINTING 1813. Thick 4to, approximately 290 x 205 mm, 11½ x 8 inches, apart from the Introductory Discourse, printed throughout in red and black in Gothic type in Middle English with paraphrase notes below, on heavy stock paper, decorative wood-engraved initials and tail-pieces. Pages: [iv], i-xlviii, [iv] - Errata, 1-412, [2], 1-31 - (notes and glossary) followed by: Pierce the Ploughmans Crede printed in red and black, 42 pages including separate half-title and title page, plus colophon. Bound by C. S. Smith of Edinburgh in full smooth calf to imitate early binding, gilt lettered label to spine, blind decoration to spine and covers, all edges gilt. Binding rubbed and scuffed, pale offset to pages from text, occasional pale age-browning, free endpapers at front and rear have pale age-browning, bookplate to first pastedown, occasional small pale mark and fox spots to margins, otherwise a very good tight clean copy. Piers Plowman (written c. 1370–90) or Visio Willelmi de Petro Ploughman (William's Vision of Piers Plowman) is a Middle English allegorical narrative poem by William Langland. It is written in unrhymed alliterative verse divided into sections called passus (Latin for "step"). It is considered by many critics to be one of the greatest works of English literature of the Middle Ages, along with Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and the Pearl Poet's Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Piers Plowman contains the first known allusion to a literary tradition of Robin Hood tales. (Wikipedia). THIS IS A VERY HEAVY BOOK AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Historical and Topographical Account of Fulham; including the Hamlet of Hammersmith

      T. Egerton, T. Payne, Becket and Porter etc, London., 1813. Quarto. pp x, [i-iv] contents and list of plates, 478. Illustrations, including folding map. Quarter leather, newly and professionally rebacked, paper boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Contains a List of Subscribers.With the bookplate of the painter Arthur Bentley Connor. Corners a little rubbed. Some of the engravings, in particular the darker ones, have off-set onto the pages opposite. Prelims a little spotted. Very good.

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        Visio Willi de Petro Plouhman, Item Visionem ejusdem de Dowel, Dobet et Dovest. The Vision of William concerning Peirs Plouhman, and The Visions of the same concerning the Origin, Progress, and Perfection of the Christian Life ...

      London, printed by John Harding for John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1813 & 1814. Ascribed to Robert Langland, A secular Priest of the County of Salop; AND WRITTEN IN, OR IMMEDIATELY AFTER, THE YEAR MCCCLXII. Printed from a MS. contemporary with the author, collated with the two others of great antiquity and exhibting the original text; Together with an introductory discourse, a perpetual commentary, annotations, and a glossary. By Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Vicar of Whalley and Rector of Heysham, in Lancashire. FIRST EDITION OF THIS PRINTING 1813. Thick 4to, approximately 290 x 205 mm, 11½ x 8 inches, apart from the Introductory Discourse, printed throughout in red and black in Gothic type in Middle English with paraphrase notes below, on heavy stock paper, decorative wood-engraved initials and tail-pieces. Pages: [iv], i-xlviii, [iv] - Errata, 1-412, [2], 1-31 - (notes and glossary) followed by: Pierce the Ploughmans Crede printed in red and black, 42 pages including separate half-title and title page, plus colophon. Bound by C. S. Smith of Edinburgh in full smooth calf to imitate early binding, gilt lettered label to spine, blind decoration to spine and covers, all edges gilt. Binding rubbed and scuffed, pale offset to pages from text, occasional pale age-browning, free endpapers at front and rear have pale age-browning, bookplate to first pastedown, occasional small pale mark and fox spots to margins, otherwise a very good tight clean copy. Piers Plowman (written c. 1370-90) or Visio Willelmi de Petro Ploughman (William's Vision of Piers Plowman) is a Middle English allegorical narrative poem by William Langland. It is written in unrhymed alliterative verse divided into sections called passus (Latin for "step"). It is considered by many critics to be one of the greatest works of English literature of the Middle Ages, along with Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and the Pearl Poet's Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Piers Plowman contains the first known allusion to a literary tradition of Robin Hood tales. (Wikipedia). THIS IS A VERY HEAVY BOOK AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Journal of a Tour in Iceland in the Summer of 1809

      London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown/ John Murray, 1813 [second edition, with additions]. Octavo, two volumes, [vi], cvi, 370 and [iv], 392, [14] (index) pages plus a hand-coloured frontispiece and 4 other plates (2 folding), 3 maps (2 folding) and a table. Early quarter morocco and plain papered boards (the latter rubbed); extremities worn; tidemarks in the first volume to the top corner of the first few leaves (affecting also the frontispiece and folding map), and in the second volume to the bottom corner of the folding map and the top corner of a handful of leaves at the rear; plates and maps offset; occasional foxing; a couple of trifling paper flaws; essentially a very good set. The provenance is extraordinary: the half-title of the first volume is inscribed 'To W. Colenso Esq. with Jos D. Hooker's kindest regards. H.M.S. "Erebus" Septr 15 1841'. Captain James Ross and the two ships under his command, Erebus and Terror, spent August to November 1841 in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, between his first and second voyages to the Antarctic. To put this inscription into context, Ross's expedition was the first to enter what is known today as the Ross Sea, the first to sight the Admiralty Mountains, the first to see Victoria Land, Ross Island, Mounts Erebus and Terror, and the Ross Ice Shelf, amongst other momentous discoveries. The Antarctic bibliographer Michael Rosove describes Ross's published account as 'a cornerstone of the Antarctic literature and a monument to one of mankind's greatest expeditions of geographical and scientific exploration'. In Huxley's 'Life and Letters of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker' (1918), specific reference is made to Hooker (the son of the author) meeting Colenso during this visit: 'Hooker, under the guidance of Mr. Colenso, the printer to the missionary establishment, and himself a keen botanist, made a number of excursions into the country ... collecting many specimens'. William Colenso (1811-99) continued to supply specimens to Hooker over many years, and Sir Joseph named the genus 'Colensoa' after him. The set also contains in each volume the bookplate of the physician, naturalist and collector Robert Henry Pulleine (1869-1935, born in NZ, moved to SA in 1881), and the first volume carries the later ownership signature of Sir Douglas Mawson, from whose collection this set has been sourced.

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        Proclama del Gobierno a los soldados y habitantes de Chiloe. [text begins:] Soldados de Chiloe, desgraciadas victimas de la ambicion de los tiranos .

      Santiago de Chile, n.pr., dated 9 June 1813. - 4°, disbound. Caption title. Minor soiling. In good to very good condition. (1 l.), printed on both sides. *** FIRST EDITION? Briseño refers to a folio edition of the same year; both editions listed in OCLC seem to be 4º (18 cm. and 20 cm.); priority has not been established. The proclamation urges inhabitants of the island of Chiloé who are fighting for the Spanish to reconsider their allegiance, arguing that they are naturally bound more closely to their fellow Americans than to the Spanish, and that the Spanish will not keep any promises they have made to the soldiers. Printed at the end: "Francisco Antonio Perez - Jose Miguel Infante - Agustin Eyzaguirre - Mariano Egaña, Secretario," and dated Palacio de Gobierno de Santiago 9 de Junio de 1813.The inhabitants of Chiloé were staunch royalists, and in December 1817 the island became the last stronghold of the Spanish royalists fleeing from the Chilean mainland. The island was not fully incorporated into the Republic of Chile until 1826.*** Medina Santiago de Chile 44. Cf. Briseño I, 265 (calling for 1 p., folio). Not located in CCPBE. Not located in Rebiun. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Arabian antiquities of Spain.

      London Cadell & Davies 1813 - First edition. Large folio (66 x 49 cm), engraved title, 103 fine engraved plates and plans by E. Turrell, J. Roffe and others after Murphy, light foxing to title and first few leaves, contemporary half calf gilt, spine darkened and joints neatly repaired, a very attractive copy. The first book to provide English readers with an accurate idea of the arts and architecture of Moorish Spain. Architect, architectural draughtsman and author. James Cavanah Murphy is said to have been born of obscure parentage in Blackrock, Co. Cork, and to have trained as a bricklayer. A talent for drawing brought him to the attention of Sir James Chatterton, who provided the means for him to go to Dublin. In Dublin he became a pupil at the Dublin Society's drawing schools in about 1775. James Cavanah Murphy spent the last 12 years of his life preparing notes and drawings for a publication on this Moorish architecture. The resulting book, The Arabian Antiquities of Spain, was only partially published at his death in 1814. Thomas Hartwell Horne added text descriptions to Murphy's measured drawings, and the whole was reprinted in 1815. Murphy's careful documentation of the Great Mosque of Cordoba and the Alhambra in Granada are appreciative acknowledgements of the Moors' artistic achievements. BAL RIBA 2220; Cicognara 2536; Palau 186309.10 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JOHANN ADAM KLEIN (1792 - 1875). "Die Folge der charakteristischen Fuhrwerke in zehn Blättern".

      - Radierungen von J.A. Klein, 1813, je ca. 14 x 20 cm. Jahn 102 und 108 jeweils II (von III): "Selten"; Jahn 101, 103, 105, 106, 109 - 111 jeweils II (von II); Jahn 107, III (von III). - Vorhanden: Ungarisches Fuhrwerk (101); Russische Fuhrleute (102); Russischer Fuhrmann (103); Ungarischer Schiffzug (105); Wallachische Fuhrleute(106); Slawackische Heubauern (107); Die drei ungarischen Ochsen bei dem Heuwagen (108); Oesterreichische Kohlbauern (109); Slawakisches Fuhrwerk (110); Das Titelblatt der Fuhrwerke (111). Beiliegt: "Das Pferd mit dem Kappzaun" (Jahn 104: "Das eingeschobene Blatt 104 zählt nicht zur Folge, indes zur genannten Lieferung" (=3. Lieferung v. Frauenholz). Insgesamt elf Darstellungen auf elf Blättern. - In den breiten Rändern vereinzelt gering fleckig.

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        Narrative of a Voyage in the Indian Seas in the Nisus Frigate

      London: Richard Phillips, 1813. First. Plain Linin Over Paper Boards. VG. to the Cape of Good hope, Isles of Bourbon, France and Seychelles, to Madras, and the Isles of Java, St Paul and Amsterdam. 112 pp. Folding map frontis. Bookplate of Percival Bishop. Plain binding deserves to be replaced as this is a rather scarce work and internally the condition warrants upgrading.

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        Visio Willi de Petro Plouhman, Item Visionem ejusdem de Dowel, Dobet et Dovest. The Vision of William concerning Peirs Plouhman, and The Visions of the same concerning the Origin, Progress, and Perfection of the Christian Life ...

      London, printed by John Harding for John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1813 & 1814.. Ascribed to Robert Langland, A secular Priest of the County of Salop; AND WRITTEN IN, OR IMMEDIATELY AFTER, THE YEAR MCCCLXII. Printed from a MS. contemporary with the author, collated with the two others of great antiquity and exhibting the original text; Together with an introductory discourse, a perpetual commentary, annotations, and a glossary. By Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Vicar of Whalley and Rector of Heysham, in Lancashire. FIRST EDITION OF THIS PRINTING 1813. Thick 4to, approximately 290 x 205 mm, 11½ x 8 inches, apart from the Introductory Discourse, printed throughout in red and black in Gothic type in Middle English with paraphrase notes below, on heavy stock paper, decorative wood-engraved initials and tail-pieces. Pages: [iv], i-xlviii, [iv] - Errata, 1-412, [2], 1-31 - (notes and glossary) followed by: Pierce the Ploughmans Crede printed in red and black, 42 pages including separate half-title and title page, plus colophon. Bound by C. S. Smith of Edinburgh in full smooth calf to imitate early binding, gilt lettered label to spine, blind decoration to spine and covers, all edges gilt. Binding rubbed and scuffed, pale offset to pages from text, occasional pale age-browning, free endpapers at front and rear have pale age-browning, bookplate to first pastedown, occasional small pale mark and fox spots to margins, otherwise a very good tight clean copy. Piers Plowman (written c. 137090) or Visio Willelmi de Petro Ploughman (William's Vision of Piers Plowman) is a Middle English allegorical narrative poem by William Langland. It is written in unrhymed alliterative verse divided into sections called passus (Latin for "step"). It is considered by many critics to be one of the greatest works of English literature of the Middle Ages, along with Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and the Pearl Poet's Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Piers Plowman contains the first known allusion to a literary tradition of Robin Hood tales. (Wikipedia). THIS IS A VERY HEAVY BOOK AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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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        Ueber Strassenbeleuchtung mit Steinkohlen durch die Thermolampe vorzüglich in Hinsicht ihrer Anwendung im Großen (pp.38-48, 1 gefalt. Tab., 1 Taf.).

      Schweigger's Journal, 8. - Nürnberg, in der Schrag'schen Buchhandlung, 1813, 8, VIII, 469 pp., 2 Tab., 1 Taf.4 Beilagen: 17 + (4) 24 + 4 10 +(4) 16 + (4) pp., HLdrBd. d.Zt. Erste Straßenbeleuchtung in Deutschland "Beschreibung der Strassenbeleuchtungsversuche mit Steinkohlen, angestellt im Winter 1811-12" in der Fischergasse in Freiberg/ Sachsen!Wilhelm August Lampadius (1772-1842) "ist in Hehlen a. d. Weser am 8. 8. 1772 als Sohn eines Offiziers, der in englischen Diensten stand, geboren. Sein Vater ging dienstlich nach Amerika und ist dort verschollen. So lag die Erziehung des Knaben allein in den Händen der Mutter und deren Schwager, des Pastors Prössel zu Bofzen bei Fürstenberg. Die Liebe zu den Naturwissenschaften zeigte sich schon früh. Mit 12 Jahren konfirmiert, kam der Junge als Lehrling in die Ratsapotheke nach Göttingen. Aus Neujahrgeschenken, die er als Lehrling erhielt, und mit den Gaben einiger Verwandten hatte er während der Lehre 75 Taler erspart, mit denen er sein Studium begann. Er beschreibt es als einen der glücklichsten Augenblicke seines Lebens, wie er zum ersten Male, der harten Knechtschaft der Lehre entronnen, als ein freier Jüngling, ein Göttinger Bursch, in seiner Studentenbunde - sogar mit einem Sofa - gesessen hätte mit den schönsten Aussichten, die Natur und namentlich Meteorologie zu studieren. Sein großer Gönner wurde Professor Lichtenberg. Lichtenberg, Gmelin, Kästner, Murray, Blumenbach gaben ihm freien Zutritt zu den Kollegs, die er 1790 bis 1793 mit Eifer besucht hat. Vielleicht hat Lampadius von Lichtenberg den leichten Hang zur Satire - in Gestalt eines gutmütigen Humors - angenommen. Möglicherweise hat Lampadius auch von Lichtenberg, der ja zu Weihnachten 1783 damit begann, Aerostaten-Versuche anzustellen, zuerst über das Gas gehört. Ohne Frage aber war es wohl Lichtenberg, der Betreuer der englischen Prinzen Ernst August (nachmals König von Hannover) und Georg, der ihm das Amt des Einpaukers der Prinzen vermittelte. Gegen Ende des dritten Studienjahres forderte ihn Graf v. Sternberg als Begleiter zu einer Reise durch Rußland nach China auf, die wegen der Ausweisung durch die Polizei aber in Moskau abgebrochen wurde. So kam Lampadius als Privatsekretär des Grafen nach Böhmen, wo er sich der Chemie und deren praktischer Anwendung in den kleinen Industriebetrieben widmete. Von hier aus wurde er 1794 nach Freiberg zur Bergakademie zuerst als a. o. Professor berufen. Im Jahre darauf, also 23 Jahre alt, wurde er zum o. Professor für allgemeine Chemie ernannt. Er war sehr vielseitig mit der technischen Anwendung seiner chemischen Kenntnisse beschäftigt. Man kann nur die Hauptgebiete hier nennen: Agrikulturchemie, Düngesalze. Rübenzuckerfabrikation, wegen der ihn Napoleon I. und auch Carl August von Weimar zu Rate zog. Überhaupt war er stets bereit, in den Fabriken der Umgebung Ratschläge zu erteilen. So kam er auch zum Hüttenwesen. Ab 1797 hielt er einen Kursus für Hüttenkunde. Er kam mit Faber du Faur in Wasseralfingen zusammen, dem rührigen württembergischen Hüttenmann, der mit Gasgeneratoren und Heißwind im Hochofen arbeitete. Im Freiberger Bezirk führte Lampadius den Heißwind ein. Berühmte Schüler waren Alexander von Humboldt und Henrik Steffens. Mit Berzelius und Mitscherlich stand er in inniger Verbindung. Nach 48 Jahren erfolgreicher Tätigkeit in Freiberg verstarb er nach einem langen, aber nicht schmerzlichen Krankenlager am 13. 4. 1842. So war der Mann beschaffen, der sich als erster Wissenschaftler an einer technischen Lehranstalt der Gaserzeugung zuwandte. Schon im Jahre 1798 begann er mit Entgasungsversuchen an einer Menge brennbarer Stoffe und veröffentlichte die Ergebnisse über Ausbeutezahlen und Aschengehalt in den Sammlungen chemischer Abhandlungen, 3. Band, 1800, Dresden bei Walther.Bereits erwähnt ist, daß Lampadius dem Kurfürsten in seinem Schloße in Dresden bereits 1799 eine Thermolampe vorgeführt hat. Sollte er damit erreicht haben, daß die Fürsten dieses Landes ihr Auge von der neuen Beleuchtungsart nicht abwandten und die Treiber wurden, daß die spätere königliche Regierung die Stadtbeleuchtung in Dresden als erstem Unternehmen der öffentlichen Hand erbaut hat? Andere technische Verkohlungsversuche im Großen hat er in den "Erfahrungen im Gebiete der Chemie und Hüttenkunde", Weimar, Sachs. Ind. Comptoir, 1815 bekanntgegeben. Hier wird auch über Braunkohle, Erdkohle, Moorkohle berichtet. 1817 stellte er fest, daß er seit 20 Jahren auf dem gräflich Bucquoischen Eisenwerke Gabrielenhütte Buchenholz zur Gewinnung von Teer und Essig verkohlt und das Gas zur Unterfeuerung benutzt habe. Lampadius berührte das Dilemma bei der Holzverkohlung: Arbeitet man mit mäßiger Temperatur, erhält man eine gute Holzkohle, aber wenig und schlecht leuchtendes Gas bei hoher Temperatur ergibt sich aber mit einem besseren Gase eine schwammige Holzkohle. Er beansprucht für sich, den ersten Gedanken, das Gas in Hütten zu Heizzwecken heranzuziehen, gehabt zu haben. "Zur Ergänzung des Geschichtlichen über die Benützung der bei der Verkohlung der Brennmaterialien verlorengehenden Stoffe sei es mir erlaubt, hier anzuführen, daß meine Versuche hierüber im Jahre 1797 begannen. In diesem Jahre röstete ich in dem hiesigen Henkeischen Laboratorium zuerst Kiese durch das brennende gekohlte Hydrogengas (ein Name, der in den alten Schriften immer wieder durcheinander für Kohlengas oder Methan gebraucht wurde), welches bei der Verkohlung des Holzes entweich. .. Bei diesen Versuchen war mir der jetzige Salineninspektor, Herr Klemm, behilflich. Herr Murdock, dessen Versuche ich aber nicht kannte, und ich haben uns mithin in Hinsicht der Ansprüche auf die Entdeckung der Anwendung des gekohlten Hydrogengases zu teilen. Er gab das Licht und ich die Wärme. .. Die Steinkohlengasbeleuchtung fing ich hier zuerst an, nachdem dunkle Nachrichten über dieselbe während der traurigen Continentalsperre aus dem gewerbereichen England zu uns drangen. Die kriegerischen Unruhen und der Geldmangel haben uns in Sachsen bis jetzt von der weiteren Ausführung dieses neuen Industriezweiges abgehalten. .. Es war den 24. Januar 1816, an welchem ich das Steinkohlengaslicht (in Deutschland zuerst) auf dem kgl. Sächs. Amalgamierwerk in der Halsbrücke bei Freiberg anzünden konnte." Nach dieser Aufzeichnung des Lampadius selbst könnte die Nachricht, er habe bereits 1811 einen Teil der Fischergasse in Freiberg beleuchtet, als widerspruchsvoll bezeichnet werden. Vermutlich hat aber Lampadius diese Anlage, die vier Wochen im Betriebe war, nur als Versuch gewertet, während die Beleuchtung im Amalgierwerk eine Dauereinrichtung war. Sie hat mit Erweiterungen im Jahre 1825 bis 1894 gearbeitet. Lampadius hat sich mehr als alle wissenschaftlichen Forscher bis dahin in die Technik vertieft. Statt dem damals üblichen Schattenphotometer nach Rumford zum Vergleich der Leuchtkraft zweier Flammen benutzte er einen Tubus, in der trübe Hornglas- oder Beinglasscheiben eingesetzt wurden, bis das anvisierte Licht nicht mehr sichtbar war. Damit gewann er nach der Zahl der notwendigen Gläser eine Skala von Dunkelheit = o bis zum hellsten Licht (Sauerstoff mit Phosphor) = 100, z. B. Öllampe = Vollmond 37, Talglicht 30, Probierofen 42, Gaslicht 45, Glasofen 62, Sonnenlicht 85 usw. Über die Mängel z. B. aus Ungenauigkeiten der Trübungen soll hier nicht gerechtet werden. Der Versuch, eine absolute Skala zu schaffen, ist aber zu bewundern.y In der Gaserzeugung stellte er den Einfluß der wirksamen Gaskühlung gegenüber den unzureichenden englischen Kühlern - als Schlangen im Behälterwasser - fest. Daraufhin entwickelte er einen besonderen Vorkühler aus einer flachen Bleiblechblase. Besonders hat sich Lampadius mit der Verwertung des Teeres befaßt. Er hielt ihn für eine gute Maschinenschmiere, beschrieb das Verfahren, ihn als Rostschutz für Eisen zu verwenden und gab ein Rezept mit Zuschlägen für die damals eine große Rolle spielenden Eisenkitte. Er beschrieb auch die Weiterverarbeitung des Teeres in Blasen zur Entfernung des Wassers und Gewinnung von Terpentinöl, mit dem er Versuche als Beleuchtungsöl angestellt hat. Der Rückstand sei ein sehr schönes schwarzes Pech. Angeregt durch die Übersetzung des Accum und Nachrichten im Hermbstädt'schen Bulletin hat er sich nach 1817 auch mit der Zersetzung des Teeres zur Gaserzeugung befaßt. Er hat nach Vorbildern ein glühendes schrägliegendes Eisenrohr benutzt, in das der Teer eintropfte, wobei er auch sonst schlecht verwertbare Öle anderen Ursprungs "thermisch krackte". Der sich im Rohr absetzende Koks mußte von Hand entfernt werden. Lampadius hielt Leinölgas für Haushaltsanlagen wegen der geringen erforderlichen Hitze - das Rohr eingebaut in den Kochherd - für vorteilhaft. Überhaupt machte sich Lampadius Gedanken, wie die Gasbeleuchtung gefördert werden könnte. Ihrer allgemeinen Einführung zur Straßenbeleuchtung stände die nach den napoleonischen Kriegen entstandene Geldknappheit entgegen. Man solle so beginnen, daß man einzelne Hausbesitzer durch Subventionen ermutige, Hausanlagen in die Kachelöfen einzubauen, und diese verpflichte, als Gegenleistung einen Wandarm zur Straßenbeleuchtung außerhalb des Hauses anzubringen. Später erklärte er, daß mit Hilfe des Gasbehälters, den er erst 1815 kennengelernt hat, die Straßenbeleuchtung auch von einer Gasfabrik möglich würde. Man fühlt gerade aus diesen Anregungen, daf hier am Wirtschaftlichen die Möglichkeiten des Professors ihr Ende fanden." Johannes Körting, Geschichte der Deutschen Gasindustrie, pp.56-60

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        Neueste Post Karte von ganz Deutschland Holland, Schweiz, Preussen, Pohlen, Gallizien, Ungarn, nebst einem Theile von Frankreich und Italien. Herausgegeben von M.A. Lotter. in Augsburg 1813.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Matthäus Albrecht Lotter in Augsburg, dat. 1813, 77,5 x 113 Gier-Janota, Augsburger Buchdruck u. Verlagswesen von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart, S. 1293 (Matthäus Albrecht Lotter); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 158 (Matthäus Albrecht Lotter, 1741-1810. Engraver and publisher. Worked for his father Tobias Conrad Lotter and succeeded to his business in 1777 , signed maps Gebrüder Lotter, Frères Lotter, or M.A. Lotter, and giving titles in French, German and English rather than Latin. .). - Seltene Postkarte des Sohnes und Geschäftsnachfolger von Tobias Conrad Lotter. - Oben links Titel. - Unten links Erklärungen. - Die Karte mit zusätzlicher französischer Titelkopfleiste ('Nouvelle Carte Des Postes, D'Allemagne, Hollande, Helvetie, Prusse, Pologne, Gallizie, Hongrie, Avec une Partie de France et Italie.') und zusätzlicher italalienischer Titelbodenleiste ('Carta di Posta di tutta la Germania, Hollanda, Svizeri, Prussiae, Pologna, Gallizia, Ungharia, con. una parte di Francia ed Italia.'). - Die seltene Karte mit Gebrauchsspuren in der Faltung jedoch insgesamt guter Eindruck. - Die Karte von vier Platten gedruckt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Journal of a voyage made by members of the Church Missionary Society to West Africa Sierra Leone Mission kept by the Rev Leopold Butschers wife Catharine Butscher

      Autograph(?) manuscript, written in a highly legible hand. 68pp incl. paper cover (65 written pages). Dated entries from 17 November 1812 to 27 February

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        Holograph Sermon on Hab III 17 18

      Manuscript in ink. [32]pp. 8vo. Stitched with some very minor spotting. [Brighton, Massachusetts, c.

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        Contes des Fées

      Thirteen hand-coloured mezzotints, hand-coloured title-page vignette. Small oblong 16mo., turquoise cloth-backed boards, gilt, a.e.g., in a gilt turquoise slipcase. Undated, Paris: Chez Le Fuel Libraire, Rue St. Jacques, No. 54.

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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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        Bulletiner under kriget mellan Sverige och Frankrike 1813-14.]

      - Kongl. fält-boktryckaren Peter Sohm, 1813-14. 4:o. (147) s., varav en utvikbar och flera blanka. Enstaka lagerfläckar. Nära samtida hfrbd, guldornerad rygg och röda stänksnitt. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris. Klemming, Sveriges krig s. 323. Wieselgren s. 9. Denna samling av Karl Johans bulletiner innehåller sviten 1-36, från 13 augusti 1813 till 12 februari 1814, inklusive kronprins Karl Johans proklamation i folio 15 augusti 1813. Klemmings exemplar innehåller även tre separat numrerade bulletiner för perioden maj till juni 1813. De befintliga är tryckta på fälttryckeriet på orterna Oranienburg, Potsdam, Charlottenburgs slott, Spandow, Saarmund, Belitz, Treuenbritzen, Rödigke, Jüterbock, Coseig, Zerbst, Dessau, Leipzig, Mühlhausen, Heiligenstadt, Hannover, Boitzenburg, Lübeck, Kiel, Buxtehude och Köln. Karl Johan förde befäl över den norra tyska armén i fälttågen mot Napoleon, och med honom var hela tiden Peter Sohm och hans fältboktryckeri.

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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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        Journal of a voyage made by members of the Church Missionary Society, to West Africa (Sierra Leone Mission), kept by the Rev. Leopold Butscher's wife Catharine Butscher.

      1813 - Autograph(?) manuscript, written in a highly legible hand. 68pp incl. paper cover (65 written pages). Dated entries from 17 November 1812 to 27 February The Church Missionary Society was founded in 1799 and first entered West Africa in 1804. Various records show that Leopold Butscher was active as a missionary there from as early as 1806, and was invited to England in the spring of 1812, to give a report on his work. While there he married Miss Catharine Wilson: the author of the journal in question, which records their journey back to Africa, along with seven other members of the society. Mrs Butscher?s journal is a remarkable first person account of the voyage; describing the Brig. Charles? passage from Falmouth Harbour on 11 December 1812 to where it was wrecked some 20 miles south of the Gambia River on 5 January 1813. Although the voyage began precariously, as Capt. Graham insisted that the Charles leave Falmouth in the midst of a gale, they enjoyed largely clement weather until an incident on the night of the 5th. The journal captures the moment when the Charles hit a rock in full sail, with Mrs Butscher writing that the resultant noise ?will never I think be forgotten by me? She recorded the nervous days following the collision, detailing encounters with Mandingo-speaking natives and an attempt to free the ship from the rocks. With the Charles wrecked, the CMS members were taken to Goree on a native vessel, anchoring on the 16th. While the women stayed ashore to recuperate, Mr Butscher, along with other members of the crew, set out on the Brig. Neptune, to reclaim cargo from the wreck. Upon his return on the 27th Mrs Butscher made an eight-page transcription of her husband?s account of the journey: including vivid descriptions of Capt. Graham?s murder by the natives and an unsuccessful attempt to retake the Charles. The remaining entries can be broadly separated into two types. The first describe life on Goree and yield insight into the native cultures of West Africa. In one example Mrs Butscher fails to overcome the culture shock aggravated by a touring dance from the mainland (Senegal), made in celebration of killing a wolf. The second type of entry regards the Butschers? struggle to reclaim their possessions. Of these passages, those that tell the tale of Catharine?s piano are the most interesting, as it was held by the King of Combo, who ?daily amused himself ? by drawing a stick across the wires? When it was finally returned, it was ?fit for nothing but fire wood? The journal ends somewhat abruptly on 27 February 1813, with the Butschers putting their luggage aboard a Spanish bark, headed for their original destination: Rio Pongo. Although they arrived there safely, the Butschers, along with five other members of the original missionary group, would die of fever in Sierra Leone: Catharine on 19 May 1815 and Leopold on 17 July 1817. We cannot find anything to suggest that the journal was ever published. A number of letters from Leopold Butscher (a few of which were forwarded by Catherine) to various correspondents are present in the Church Missionary Society Archive at the University of Birmingham, UK. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Description of the Retreat, an institution near York, for insane persons of the Society of Friends. Containing an account of its origin and progress, the modes of treatment, and a statement of cases.

      York: printed for W. Alexander and sold by him 1813 - 8vo., xx + (1) + 22-229 + (1)pp., engraved double-page plate of the North Front of the Retreat, two double-page engraved plans, the plates with some dampstaining and foxing, mainly marginal, intermittent slight foxing throughout, old (19th century) ink stamp in title margin of 'Medical Staff Library', the stamp repeated on verso of frontispiece, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, fairly recently rebacked, a sound but not beautiful copy. First edition: 8vo. issue. Garrison Morton 4925.1. Hunter & Macalpine pp.684-690. Norman cat. 2109. Osler 6561. Wellcome V, p.306 (the 4to. issue). A classic in the history of European psychiatry and care for the mentally ill. Notably it gave the first detailed account of the methods and results of a mild, humane system, in the first purpose-built institution of its kind. In contrast to the notorious closed-door policies of other insane asylums, the Retreat, a Quaker asylum, welcomed the observation of its humanitarian methods, the success of which was praised throughout England and the Continent. 'This book by a layman did more to improve the care and treatment of the insane in asylums and indirectly also to stimulate the development of psychiatry than many a 'scientific' tome written by a physician. . The pioneer work of the Tukes opened a new chapter in the history of the insane because of the avowed aim to accord them the dignity and status of sick human beings, and to substitute self-restraint based on self-esteem induced by a mild system of management for the debasing and brutalising coercion and restraint of the 'terrific system'.' [Hunter & Macalpine]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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