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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.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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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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        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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        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.�

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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]

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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]

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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]

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        VOYAGEUR (Le) en Suisse, ou Manuel Instructif et Portatif à l'usage des Etrangers qui se proposent de parcourir ce Pays. Extrait des meilleurs ouvrages de nos jours.

      Genève, chés l'Auteur, et se vend chés les principaux libraires de la Suisse, s.d. (1813). - in-8. 754pp. Plein veau blond, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque, dos refait postérieurement, coins émoussés, plats un peu frottés). Rousseurs éparses. Rare guide de voyage portatif contenant des observations d'histoire naturelle sur les Alpes (minéralogie, faune, flore). Une importante section alphabétique permet ensuite de trouver facilement des renseignements sur un grand nombre de bourgs et lieux-dits. Une note indique, au verso du titre, que l'ouvrage est paru sans carte "pour ne pas renchérir le prix de ce volume". Première édition.

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        The New art of Memory, founded upon the principles taught by M. Gregor von Feinaigle: and applied to chronology, history, geography, languages, systematic tables, poetry, prose, and arithmetic

      Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1813. Second edition hardcover published by Sherwood, Neely and Jones in 1813. The book is generally good, with its age taken in consideration. There is some light moisture damage, with foxing, pages just a bit wavy and a slight musty smell; shelfwear with rubbing to the boards at the bottom of the spine and bottom corners, damage to the front hinge, and the foldouts extend beyond the page block. A nice example of a very scarce book.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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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

      [London: Printed by and for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1813. Folio. (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.

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        [Color Plate] Poetical sketches of Scarborough; illustrated by twenty-one engravings of humorous subjects, coloured from original designs, made upon the spot

      London: Printed for R. Ackermann 101 Strand by J. Diggens Saint Ann's Lane, 1813. Second Edition. Morocco. Near Fine+. Royal 8vo: [8],xv,[1],215,[1]pp, with 21 hand-colored engravings (including frontispiece) by Thomas Rowlandson after drawings by J. Green, showing "comically all the delights and amusements of a fashionable watering-place." (Hardie) “Plate 8, ‘The Warm Bath,’ is said to contain the portrait of Mrs. Robinson, George IV’s mistress.” (Tooley). Elegantly bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full burgundy morocco, covers with triple gilt (French) fillets, spine richly tooled in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled end papers. Light, scattered foxing and brief rubbing to joints, else an exceptionally pleasing copy. Abbey, Scenery 297-98. Tooley 422. Prideaux, pp. 144-145. Grolier Rowlandson 66 (for first edition). Hardie, p. 170. Second Edition of this volume of light satirical verse, published the same year as the first, with initials of the authors now subjoined to each incident. (Text by William Combe, most famous as author of The Tour of Doctor Syntax; clergyman, abolitionist and bibliophile Francis Wrangham, who also produced a bibliography of Scarborough; and architect and designer John Buonarotti Papworth.) One of England’s oldest and most fashionable seaside resorts, Scarborough in Yorkshire grew as a major destination for therapeutic sea-bathing from the mid-18th into the 19th century. “It appears that Mr. Green, the artist, during a visit to Scarborough in the season of 1812, made various pleasing and humorous sketches of the most striking objects . . . and that some of his poetical friends, to whom they were shown, undertook the task of illustrating and giving them effect by appropriate sketches in verse.” (The Monthly Review, Vol. LXXII (1813), p. 73). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        An account of the proceedings at the festival of the Society of Freemasons, at their hall, on Wednesday, the 27th of Jan. 1813, given to their M.W.A.G.M. the Right Honourable the Earl of Moira, K.G. &c. &c. &c. on his taking leave of the Fraternity previous to his departure, as Governor General of India; with the speeches of His Lordship, His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, D.G.M. Their Royal Highnesses the Dukes of York, Clarence, and Kent, Lord Kinnaird, D.G.M. of Scotland, Sir John Doyle, Bart. P.G.M. for Guernsey, &c. To which is added, a list of the managers, with their regulations &c. Faithfully taken in short hand by Brother Alexander Fraser, of Thavies Inn, short-hand-writer.

      London: printed for Brother James Asperne. A.D.-A.L.5817 1813 - 8vo., two engraved portraits (of the Duke of Sussex and of the Earl of Moira), engraved plate of the 'superb Masonic jewel' presented to the Duke of Sussex, and a double-page engraved facsimile of the ticket of admission to the festival, 61 + (3)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, minor foxing and slight paper browning, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, general light wear to binding. A good sound copy with the early 19th century ownership signature of James Bygott and a later ms note that this copy was presented in 1868 to the Witham Lodge. First edition. 'An elegant and sumptuous dinner' with numerous speeches and toasts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Whitehall: dated by hand 2 April 1813. 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). Small loss to upper margin restored, short sealed tear to right margin, early folds, else in very good original condition.

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        Dictionnaire chinois, francais et latin, publie d'apres l'ordre de sa Majeste l'Empereur et Roi Napoleon le Grand

      First edition. Napoleon Bonaparte commissioned Guignes' dictionary in 1808; this monumental production includes thousands of Chinese characters (actually carved in the 18th century) and was printed on heavy laid paper. The dictionary was ground breaking and demonstrated a growing interest on China; it was largely an editing of the compilation made by Franciscan missionary in China Basilio de Glemona Brollo (1648 - 1704), in the 17th century; this lack of originality gained Guignes strong criticism at the time. However, the dictionary is still regarded as one of the best ever made, also, it is of considerable artistic beauty. Guignes (1759 - 1845) lived in China for 17 years and performed as translator for the Dutch Ambassador at the Qianlong Emperor's court from 1794-1795, he was also author of another important work on China "Voyages a Peking, Manille et L'Ile de France". Despite of the unwelcoming reception of his dictionary, he is recognized as a famed Sinologist. Provenance: Library of the Duc de Luynes, Chateau de Dampierre. Cordier, 1589. Brunet, II, 568.

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        Manuscript Minute Book of the "Engineers of the Northern Liberty Fire Engine No. 1", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dated 1813 -1844

      Folio, 261 manuscript pages, bound in quarter leather, marbled boards, red morocco label on front board reads "Minutes of the Engineers of the Northern Liberty Fire Engine No. 1". Spine leather chipped, pieces missing, rear board loose, inner hinge of front board starting as well, boards worn at edges, corners worn through, scuffed and rubbed, a couple of leaves loose, written in ink, in a legible hand, entries dated from March 3, 1813 to January 29,1844.Front inside board has the contemporary printed book plate of James D. Pratt, the first Secretary of the Engineers of the Northern Liberty Fire Engine No. 1. The rear inside board has affixed to it a "Permit to the Northern Liberty Fire Company, of the Incorporated District of the Northern Liberties" to open "Fire-Plugs within the Incorporated District of the Northern Liberties, for the purpose of cleansing your Fire Apparatus." The permit is signed by the "Superintendent of the Watering Committee of the Northern Liberties" and dated "April 1st, 1831."This ledger records in highly detailed minutes the first thirty plus years of this Philadelphia fire hose company, which was founded when the District of the Northern Liberties was still a self-governing district, within Philadelphia County. In 1854, the entire county of Philadelphia was consolidated into the city within Philadelphia's current boundaries. The volume includes an initial list of Engineers at the beginning of the ledger, as well as the periodic updates as members joined, left, or died off. Minutes include reports of committees, the annual elections, fines assessed, and starting in 1834, the fires that the company responded to. The initial organizational meeting of the company was held on March 3rd, 1816, at which the members, chose officers, created committees for storing ladders, procuring buckets, drawing up "by-laws for the government of the Company" and to "affix Fines & duties for the different committees." A committee was created to "fix on a suitable Badge to be worn by the Members at a Fire." At the very next meeting, held on March 17th, 1816, the by-laws were submitted, which laid out the plans for the organization and running of the hose company. Additionally agreed upon were the various fines and fees that would be incurred for such infractions as: absence from a meeting - 25 cents; absence of a roll call - 12 ½ cents; refusing to do duty when met - 50 cents; refusing to assist home with engine - 50 cents; refusal to obey the command of lead engineer at a Fire - 50 cents; amongst other items. Most of the founders of this fire hose company lived in the southeast corner of the District of the Northern Liberties bounded by today's Delaware River on the east to Second Street on the west, from Green Street at the north, to Callowhill Street on the south. Beginning at a meeting of 3 May 1834, the Northern Liberty Fire Company No. 1's secretary started to list in the minutes, the number of fires the company either fought or set out to fight. The details are provided whether they participated or not. In the first report of 3 May 1834 there were eleven fires reported as follows:"The first Fire was in Gillises Alley on the 21st March it proved to be two Frames Houses in Gillises Alley the alley running northwest from South Street between 5th and 6th St. loss estimated at $500.00,. the apparatus not in service.John Simpson, EngineerThe second Fire was in Second Street above Walnut the Merchants Coffee House. March 22nd the Engine stood front in Second street and had one attachment of Water from the Northern Liberty Hose Co..John Wolf, EngineerThe third Fire was in Fourth Street above George's St. two Carpenters shops, April 4th. The Engine stood in the Board Yard broad side of the fire and had one attachment of Water form the United States Hose,John Morgan, EngineerThe fourth Fire was back of South and Front Street, April 12th, the Engine stood in South Street and had on

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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. Künstlergraphik

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        Mémoire sur l'usage de l'épiglotte dans la déglutition, présenté à la 1e classe de l'Institut le 22 mars 1813. Suivi du rapport fait à la classe par MM. Pinet et Percy, et d'un mémoire sur les images qui se forment au fond de l'oeil.

      Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1813. ____ Edition originale. "Magendie showed that the epiglottis is not necessary for swallowing, which disproved the accepted doctrine that epiglottis was necessary to cover the glottis to prevent food from entering the trachea." Garrison-Morton 985.1. Norman Catalogue 1415. Bon exemplaire, à l'état de parution. *-------*. In-8. [215 x 140 mm] Collation : (4), 36 pp. Broché, couverture muette rose de l'époque.

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        Memoire sur l'oesophage

      Paris, 1813. 1st edition. Mémoire sur l'oesophage. Lu ŕ l'Institut de France, le 11 octobre 1813. 8vo. 11pp. [Paris:] Plassan, 1813. 215 x 137 mm. Unbound. Minor soiling, spine partly split, but very good. Probably the First Separate Edition of Magendie's memoir on the esophagus published in the Procčs-verbaux de l'Académie des sciences 5 (1813). "Magendie attempted to show the falsity of the current belief that the esophagus was a uniform muscular tube . . . The new facts which he brought forward were that while the upper half of this organ appeared to contract after the manner of voluntary muscle, the lower half exhibited peristaltic movements under control of the vagus nerve" (Olmsted, p. 54). Olmsted does not cite this separate edition in his bibliography of Magendie's works.

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        Memoire sur la deglutition de l'air atmospherique. Offprint

      Paris, 1813. Mémoire sur la déglutition de l'air atmosphérique. Lu ŕ l'Institut, le 25 octobre 1813. 8vo. 12pp. [Paris:] Migneret, n.d. Unbound. 213 x 137 mm. Minor foxing and toning but very good. Probably the First Separate Edition. Olmsted does not record this work, citing only Magendie's additional notes on swallowing air published in 1815. This paper forms part of Magendie's study of the mechanics of vomiting: "He was correct in assuming the essential passivity of the stomach during vomiting and the swallowing of air as its inevitable accompaniment" (Olmsted, p. 55).

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        Merly Library. A Catalogue of the Well Known and Celebrated Library of the late Ralph Willett ? which will be sold by Auction, by Leigh and Sotheby on Monday, December 6, 1813, and 16 following Days

      Leigh & Sotheby, London 1813 - [ii], 119, pp. 2906 lots. Priced. 1 vols. 8vo. Library of Ralph Willett (1719-1795), heir to a West India sugar fortune, and notable collector of incunabula, Caxtons, and botanical drawings. Provenance: H.P. Kraus, Reference Library (sold 21 Nov. 2003). De Ricci, p. 88; Jackson 33; for Willet, cf. Alan G. Thomas in The Book Collector (Winter: 1963), pp. 439-48 [ii], 119, pp. 2906 lots. Priced. 1 vols. 8vo

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        Japanische Meeres-Conchylien. Kassel, for Theodor Fischer (colophon: Elberfeld, by R.L. Friderichs & Comp.), 1869-1874. 3 volumes. 4to. With 37 chromo-lithographed plates. Contemporary blind- and gold-blocked cloth.

      BMC NH, p. 1154; Cordier, Japonica, col. 602; Nissen, ZBI 2523. First and only edition of the first comprehensive work on Japanese marine shells, by the German malacologist and Mayor of Elberfeld, Carl Emil Lischke (1813-1886). Published as the fourth supplement to Novitates Conchologica .Dedicated to Wilhelm Dunker, who had published his small but pioneering work Mollusca Japonica eight years earlier. Before this publication little was known of the rich Japanese shellfish, what was known was based on the publication of Dunker, the shells described by Martens from the collection of Siebold and the shells described in Perry's Narrative of the expedition… to the China Seas and Japan . With owner's inscription of "Oberlieutenant" Werner Lischke. One plate slightly damaged, some foxing, and bindings with worn spines; good copy.

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        THE BIBLE. Ninth Edition.

      Rutland [Vt.]: Printed by Fay & Davison, [ca. 1813]. - 286pp. Miniature Bible, 53mm, leaves gathered in twelves. Contemporary half sheep over marbled boards, spine gilt. Front and rear boards detached, front and rear free endpapers detached, text block solid. Early 20th-century gift inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated throughout with full-page wood engravings. Light tanning and occasional foxing. A very good copy. In a linen clamshell box, spine gilt. An uncommon edition of a miniature Bible, often called a thumb Bible due to its diminutive size. This epitome of the Bible in verse is based on John Taylor's VERBUM SEMPITERNUM, first published in England in the 17th century and in America circa 1760. The "ninth edition" noted on the titlepage notwithstanding, Welch records fourteen earlier American editions in this format. In addition to reprinting Taylor's letter in verse to the reader ("With care and pains out of the sacred book / This little abstract I for thee have took."), the editors also include a dedication to George Washington ("Most hopeful George into tiny hands we give / The sum of that which makes us ever live."), first published in the "eighth edition" circa 1796. An engaging religious work published for children, in remarkably good condition considering the work's intended audience. WELCH 1293.15. McCORISON 1537. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 27930. OCLC 20788289.

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