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        LECCIONES DE NAVEGACION O PRINCIPIOS NECESARIOS A LA CIENCIA DEL PILOTO. CONTINUA: COLECCION DE VARIAS TABLAS AUXILIARES PARA EL USO DE LA NAVEGACION. CONTINUA: DERROTAS UTILISIMAS PARA DIRIGIRSE A VARIOS PUERTOS DEL LEVANTE EN EL MAR MEDITERRANEO

      Palma. 1813. 4h+568Pág+XXIII Láminas +41 Láminas*+XXX+3h+19 Láminas+27Pág+3h. 22x15. *Laminas 42 y 43 (Banderas) es la lámina 41 (indice). Las guardas son hechas a mano. Suntuosa Obra de Navegación de principios del Siglo XIX. Contiene tambien al final un derrotero que parte de la Bahia de Palma, Isla de Mallorca . Raríssimo ejemplar y difícil en comercio. ligeras manchas de humedad al finalizar la Obra. Ref 3.1 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Navigation

      England, 1813. Half Calf. Marbled Boards. . Very Good. An exceptional manuscript on the basics of scientific navigation -- navigation using trigonometry and other mathematical principles -- that is either a very fine student notebook, the draft of a proposed textbook, or perhaps both. The writing is done in a meticulous calligraphic cursive hand, and there are many illustrations, the most outstanding being the beautiful watercolor of a ship on the title page. Also special is a fold-out manuscript map of the Atlantic Coast running from Britain to Central Africa. The prose is throughout very lucid -- one can say that the clarity and elegance of the penmanship perfectly reflects how the content is expressed. Everything is explained in a non-fussy, straightforward manner that invites quicker, non-arduous comprehension, and generally the points being made are illustrated with ample examples. Indeed, it is the felicitousness of the writing that inclines us to suspect that this was intended to become a book. The last section of the book is a "Journal of a Voyage from London to Madeira and Teneriffe, In the Endeavour of London." We do not know if this is a journal of an actual trip or merely a hypothetical trip meant to illustrate all the principles and methods imparted in the text as they would be employed in real life. It probably doesn't matter. Either way, the notebook is an excellent window on the most advanced approach to navigation at the time it was written. 4to. 26 by 21 cm. Unpaginated, about 264 pp.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        recueil factice de 21 lettres manuscrites d'un fils, canonnier à sa mère habitante de Bourbonne-les-bains

      21 lettres manuscrites d'un fils,canonnier,à sa mère habitante de Bourbonne-les-Bains Haute-Marne.Première lettre en date de Strasbourg décembre 1813,canonnier onzième compagnie Strasbourg.Dernière lettre,Chalons 22 juin 1826.D'autres envoyées de Metz,Auxonne,Troyes. L'ensemble monté sur onglets en un volume in 8 carré pleine toile bleue chagrinée,filets à froid en encadrement sur les plats.Titre et filets dorés,filets à froid au dos.Le titre exact est: 1813-1821 lettres de Hubert GAUME à sa mère témoignage émouvant de l'amour filial.Très bon état

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        Bibliotheca Stanleiana. A Splendid Selection of Rare and Fine Books, from the Distinguished Library of Colonel Stanley. The Selection contains all his rare Italian and Spanish Poetry, Novels and Romances; an extraordinary Collection of Voyages and Travels,.all the old Chronicles.Splendid Books of Natural HistoryHistory?the Books will be sold by Auction by R.H. Evans?on Friday the 30th of April, and Seven Following Days

      - 3 p.l., 71, [1] pp. 8vo, attractive antique half-diced russia & marbled boards, spine gilt, outer & lower edges uncut. London: 1813. Thomas Stanley (1749-1818), "was a book-lover possessing more knowledge of the contents of his library than many of those who were his contemporaries and juniors. It is refreshing to read the notes in the catalogue of his sale; evidently written by himself, when one has become tired of seeing over and over again the stereotyped inanities of most auction-catalogues. Colonel Stanley lived at a time when Italian literature was in vogue; Don Bowle was an elder contemporary whose example led Mr. Croft and Colonel Stanley to make acquaintance with Castilian books. Many works in the languages of the two peninsulas gave a certain distinction to the small but choice library of Colonel Stanley."-Quaritch, Dictionary, p. 271. This was one of the fine libraries which came onto the market as a result of the bibliomania which was so evident at the Roxburghe sale in 1812. Stanley's library made the very large sum of 8232 pounds. 1136 lots, ruled in red and priced throughout with buyers' names. Heber was a major purchaser at this sale. The first edition of both volumes of Don Quixote made 42 pounds and was purchased by the Duke of Devonshire. Fine copy. ? Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, cols. 584-85. De Ricci, p. 88. Horne, p. 674. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden During the Years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808 Two volume set

      London: Printed for John Stockdale. Rebacked with new eps and part of original spine laid on. Some corner and edge wear and chipping to lower corners of eps. Some damp staining to pages as well as occasional marks. Offsetting from the tinted plates. Contents firm and overall in good condition. 1813. Second Edition. Half leather marbled board cover. 290mm x 240mm (11" x 9"). xi, 303pp; viii, 296pp. Illustrated with 41 plates. (3 folding plates, 2 of which are coloured and the other tinted; 26 full page coloured plates; 11 tinted plates and 1 engraving). All plates present - but not necessarily in the "contents" order. .

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        Album with green felt binding and silver foil onlays and original artwork within

      Salzburg, Austria: , 1813-1815. Salzburg, Austria, 1813-1815. Felt. Decorated paper slipcase.. Very Good. Oblong, 9 by 14 cm. 12 leaves, a few with content on both sides, and each having an artwork of some kind.Five of these are watercolors applied directly to the paper (we would say original watercolors, although two are common images and so might well be copies), one pencil drawing, four hand-colored prints, one cut-out silhouette, and arguably the most interesting of all, embroidery into the paper, with the image thus on both sides of the paper (we are counting this as one piece). We would describe the album as a fairly typical example of a Germanic album amicorum of the period -- the Napoleonic era, or more loosely, the Biedermeier period -- with the textual entries written invariably in neat yet now inscrutable hands -- the style of cursive writing is now obscure. The original pictorial content is also of a high quality, not that that is also not fairly typical of the genre. Again, we would consider the embroidered specimen, which is of folk art-ish flowers and a hummingbird and sun, as the most unique. Other imagery is of flowers, a bucolic landscape, a funereal landscape with an urned monument at its center, as the norm. In fact, the silhouette is also a roughly similar funereal landscape. The other special aspect of this album is the green felt binding. The centerpieces are of a Roman chariots made of silver foil -- there is a slight variation to the image between the front and the rear cover, and around the perimeter of both sides is a silver foil tracery of flowers contained within a narrow band. The slipcase, which is also period, has also restrained classical decoration, in this case the center pictorial cameo is of seraphs. The slipcase is moderately soiled, and there is wear to the album itself. Minor loss to the silver foil.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, bearbeitet v. F.L. Güssefeld b. Christoph Fembo ( Vormals Homanns Erben ), "Charte vom Osmanischen Reich in Europa, Asia und Africa . 1813 .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1813, 46 x 56 Seltene Karte bei Fembo, dem letzten Inhaber des Homann Verlages. Wahrscheinlich die letzte Ausgabe dieser Karte. - Unten links die Titelkartusche. Die Karte zeigt den östl. Mittelmeerraum, die Arabische Halbinsel und das westl. Persien. - Sehr gut erhalten.

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        Navigation

      England, 1813. Half Calf. Marbled Boards. . Very Good. An exceptional manuscript on the basics of scientific navigation -- navigation using trigonometry and other mathematical principles -- that is either a very fine student notebook, the draft of a proposed textbook, or perhaps both. The writing is done in a meticulous calligraphic cursive hand, and there are many illustrations, the most outstanding being the beautiful watercolor of a ship on the title page. Also special is a fold-out manuscript map of the Atlantic Coast running from Britain to Central Africa. The prose is throughout very lucid -- one can say that the clarity and elegance of the penmanship perfectly reflects how the content is expressed. Everything is explained in a non-fussy, straightforward manner that invites quicker, non-arduous comprehension, and generally the points being made are illustrated with ample examples. Indeed, it is the felicitousness of the writing that inclines us to suspect that this was intended to become a book. The last section of the book is a "Journal of a Voyage from London to Madeira and Teneriffe, In the Endeavour of London." We do not know if this is a journal of an actual trip or merely a hypothetical trip meant to illustrate all the principles and methods imparted in the text as they would be employed in real life. It probably doesn't matter. Either way, the notebook is an excellent window on the most advanced approach to navigation at the time it was written. 4to. 26 by 21 cm. Unpaginated, about 264 pp.

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        4to. Samtidig kartonasjebind. Inneholder en rekke interessante og viktige lover og forordninger gitt i den tidlige unionsperioden med Sverige.

      . 1. Beregnings-tabeller til Brug i Anledning af Forandringen i Pengevæsenet overensstemmende med Forordningen af 5 Januarii 1813, m. v. af S. Bruun, Landmaalings-inspecteur ogRridder. Kbh. 1813. Paa Hofboghandler J. H. Schubothes Forlag. 22.s. hvorav en håndskrevet.2. (NORGES BANK). Lov, angaanede Octroi for Norges Bank, saafremt Bankens Fond ved frivillig Subscription tilveiebringes, og i Forbindelse dermed Fundation, der, istedenfor Octroien, skal være gjældende for Banken, dersom dens Fond tilveiebringes ved Tvunget Indskud. Stockholms Slot den 14de Juni 1816. Chra. Trykt hos Christopher Grøndahl. 36 s.3. Lov, angaaende Pengevæsenet. Stockholms Slot den 14de Juni 1816. Chra. Trykt hos Christopher Grøndahl. 12 s.4. Tabel, som udviser hvad Renter der bliver at erlægge af Capitaler fra 1/2 indtil 10000 Spd., i forskjellige Terminer, efter de pro Cento, som Rigsbank-Forordningen af 5te Januar 1813, og senere Lov af 14de Juni 1816 bestemmer. Beregnet C. J. Hassel. Chra. 1817. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. (4), 27, (1) s. + foldet tabell.5. (FEIRINGEN AV REFORMASJONEN). Reglement, som bestemmer de Høitideligheder, der i Anledning af det befalede Jubilæum for Reformationen skal finde Sted. Stockholms Slot den 14de April 1817. Chra. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 20 s.6. Hans Kongelige Majestæts Kong Carl Johans naadige Bekjendtgjørelse om Høistsammes Thronbestigelse. Stockholms Slot den 5te Febr. 1818. Chra. 1818. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 4 s.I dette samlebindet finnes videre en rekke bekjentgjørelser som gjelder Carl XIII's bortgang, begravelse, Carl Johans tronbestigelse, kroning m.m. og enkedronningens bortgang.7. (SAGBRUK). Lov angaaende Saugbrugsvæsenet. Stockholms Slot den 8de Juni 1818. Chra. U. å. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 4 s.8. (ELGJAKT). Lov angaaende Elsdyr-Jagten i Norge. Stockholms Slot den 22de Juni 1818. Chra. U. å. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 4 s.9. (MYNTVESEN). Placat, som nærmere bestemmer Præget paa de Sølv- og Kobbermynter, som efter § 2 og 3, i Loven af 14de Juni 1816, Pængevæsenet angaaende, skulle sættes i Omløb. Christiania den 13 August 1818. Chra. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 4 s."Hele Specier af 14lødigt Sølv og 9 1/4 Stk. af en Mk. fiint Sølv, Cøllnsk Vægt : paa Aversen Vort Brystbillede med Omskrift . Carl XIV Johan Sver. Norges G og V Konge og paa Reversen Norges Vaaben med Krone over og Indskrift . 1 Sps. 9 1/4 ST 1 MK. FS."10. (HOLMESTRAND). Lov angaaende Bestemmelsen af Holmestrands Grændser og Jurisdiction. Christiania den 14de August 1818. Christiania. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 6 s.11. (NY MATRIKKEL). Lov angaaende en nye Matricul i Norge. Christiania den 17de August 1818. Chra. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 20 s.12. (BØRS). Lov angaaende Oprettelsen af en Børs i Christiania. Trondhjem den 8de September 1818. Chra. U. å. Trykt hos Chr. Grøndahl. 8 s.Børsen i Oslo ble opprettet i Trondhjem under Carl Johans kroning !!!!Videre følger lover om tjenestefol, brennevin, meglere, Høyesteretts opprettelse, arvesaker, skatt, toll, embetsrang, forhold i Troms, forhold ved vinterfisket i Lofoten, odels- og åseteretten, opphevelsen av adelskapene i Norge, vårtorskefisket på Sunnmøre, rettighetene for Lillesand og Tvedestrand. sammenkalling av Stortinget, opprettelsen av generalprokurør-embetet, samt "Kongelig Kundgjærelse. Vi Carl Johan, af Guds Naade Konge til Sverige og Norge, de Gothers og Venders ; Gjøre vitterligt : Det var kommet til Vor Kundskab, at adskillige Hobe af Landalmuen i flere Bygder samlede sig i Følge Budstikker og Tilsigelser, for i Forening at begive sig til Christiania, under Paaskud at frembringe Ansøgninger til Os og Storthinget om Forandring i de gjældende Bestemmelser om Skattevæsenet, Pengelaan, m. v., samt at de Ildesindede etc. etc.". Et morsomt samtidsdokument.

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        Descrizione Antiquario-Architettonica

      1813 - (NARDI, Luigi). Descrizione Antiquario-Architettonica Con Rami Dell'Arco Di Augusto Ponte Di Tiberio E Tempio Malatestiano Di Rimino. Rimini: Marsoner e Grandi, 1813. Folio, modern half blue morocco, raised bands, red morocco spine label, marbled edges; pp. 81. $1800.First edition, with 17 folio architectural plates (four folding) of Roman and Renaissance buildings in Rimini.Featuring detailed plans of Rimini's three most notable works of architecture: the Arch of Augustus, built in 27 BC, the Bridge of Tiberius (also known as the "devil's bridge" after ancient tales in which the Emperor agreed to give the soul of the first one across the bridge to the devil in exchange for his help in building it), and the Tempio Malatestiano, built in the 15th century by the great Renaissance architectural theorist Alberti as his first attempt to apply his theories to the practice of architecture. Only minor foxing to plates, text bright and clean. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Album with green felt binding and silver foil onlays and original artwork within

      Salzburg, Austria, 1813-1815. Felt. Decorated paper slipcase.. Very Good. Oblong, 9 by 14 cm. 12 leaves, a few with content on both sides, and each having an artwork of some kind. Five of these are watercolors applied directly to the paper (we would say original watercolors, although two are common images and so might well be copies), one pencil drawing, four hand-colored prints, one cut-out silhouette, and arguably the most interesting of all, embroidery into the paper, with the image thus on both sides of the paper (we are counting this as one piece). We would describe the album as a fairly typical example of a Germanic album amicorum of the period -- the Napoleonic era, or more loosely, the Biedermeier period -- with the textual entries written invariably in neat yet now inscrutable hands -- the style of cursive writing is now obscure. The original pictorial content is also of a high quality, not that that is also not fairly typical of the genre. Again, we would consider the embroidered specimen, which is of folk art-ish flowers and a hummingbird and sun, as the most unique. Other imagery is of flowers, a bucolic landscape, a funereal landscape with an urned monument at its center, as the norm. In fact, the silhouette is also a roughly similar funereal landscape. The other special aspect of this album is the green felt binding. The centerpieces are of a Roman chariots made of silver foil -- there is a slight variation to the image between the front and the rear cover, and around the perimeter of both sides is a silver foil tracery of flowers contained within a narrow band. The slipcase, which is also period, has also restrained classical decoration, in this case the center pictorial cameo is of seraphs. The slipcase is moderately soiled, and there is wear to the album itself. Minor loss to the silver foil.

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

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

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        Commercial Steamboat Inventor, Robert Fulton, displays his skillful artistic ability with a very rare signed portrait sketch

      n.p., 1813. 2.5" x 2.75". "A sketch, 2.5"" x 2.75"", titled ""M. Schriber,"" a side-facing view of a gentleman surrounded by a mechanical background. Signed with the initials ""R F"" on the bottom right corner of the sketch and dated ""1813"" underneath the signature.Robert Fulton was a late 18th century inventor who is commonly known for his invention named Clermont, the first successful commercial steamboat. Fulton was already quite familiar with sketching and drawing being an inventor. He is renowned for his submarine designs, most notably being ""Nautilus"" commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte. "

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        The Natural History of British Insects; Explaining them in their several states, with the periods of their transformation, their food, oeconomy, &c. Together with the history of such minute Insects as require investigation by the Microscope.

      Pub. for the Author and for F. and C. Rivington. 1792-1813 - Sixteen volumes bound as eight, with 569 hand-coloured plates and 7 plain plates as published. Royal 8vo. Some minor foxing and offsetting, o/w. contents in fine condition. Very handsomely bound in contemporary cross-hatched, full-calf leather. Spines lettered and richly decorated in gilt with raised bands. Double gilt rules and blind decorative borders to both upper and lower boards. Marbling to fore-edges of text block. Marbled end-papers and armorial bookplates to front paste-down of each volume. All silk markers present. A very attractive set. Scarce. ‘One of the literary milestones of entomology.When complete it would form the most comprehensive work on insects yet attempted.’ (Michael A Salmon, The Aurelian, p.129). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Windsor and its Neighbourhood.

      London, Printed for Edmund Lloyd. 1813. - Substantial folio (13 1/2ins x 16 1/2ins, 340 x 420mm) contemporary full calf, rebacked at an early date using the original backstrip, now a little rubbed. pp xviii, 359, 21 fine copper-engraved plates and plans, 14 engraved vignettes in text. Some plates lightly foxed, but overall a nice and crisp copy, with very wide and generous margins, of the First Edition. Lowndes lists a Large Paper atlas 4to but with plates in Proof on India Paper. This copy is as large, not on India Paper. End-paper with neat MS inscription "To James Lockyer with Geo Morant's affectionate regards, October 21 1840." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        XII ????????, ???? ???????????? ? ????? ????????? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????????. [The Tale of Igor's Campaign].

      I. Baikov Skt. Peterburg 1813 - Octavo (19.5 x 11.8 cm). Title, 37 pp. Modern red sheep, date in gilt to upper cover, original wrappers bound in. Very rare and early poetic interpretation of this great piece of Ancient Rus literature; an excellent copy with original wrappers preserved. The manuscript text of the Tale of Igor's Campaign was first discovered in the library of a Yaroslavl monastery by Alexey Musin-Pushkin in 1795. This historical manuscript, with claims suggesting it dated to the 12th century, created a stir in Russian literary circles, as the tale represented the earliest Slavonic language writing, without any element of Church Slavonic. Musin-Pushkin made a transcription of the manuscript for the empress Catherine the Great in 1795 or '96 and published the text in 1800 with the help of Alexey Malinovskiy and Nikolai Bantysh-Kamenskiy. The original manuscript is thought to have burned in the great Moscow fire of 1812 during the Napoleonic occupation, together with Musin-Pushkin's entire library. Absence of the original source of the text created many disputes around its authenticity and accuracy of the Musin-Pushkin's printed version. The first attempt to interpret the Tale into the modern Russian language using verse was made in 1803, but it was this Levitskiy's version that was later chosen by N. Blanchard to serve the basis for the first French translation of the epic (Moscow, 1823). Alexander Pushkin also held a copy of this 1813 edition in his library. Very rare: we could locate only one copy at public holdings outside Russia - at the National library of Slovenia. Sopikov 8723; Modzalevskiy, Biblioteka A.S. Pushkina 210; not in SK XIX. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Biblia, Das Ist: Die Ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten and Neuen Testaments, Nach Der Deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers, Mit Jedes Capitels Kurzen Summarien, Auch Beygefugten Vielen Und Richtigen Paralellen; Somerset 1813, Lutheran Bible

      Somerset, PA: Friedrich Goeb, 1813. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 1813 publication date. First Bible printed west of the Allegheny Mountains, landmark American printing. 4to, original calf, lacking clasps, very good, some professional strengthening to outer joints (completely invisible, but we're into Full Disclosure), light rubbing to binding, contents VG with usual moderate to heavy foxing. [4],527,66,[2],169,[2]pp.

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        Autograph Letter

      - Autograph letter from the French harpist and composer to the members of the Comité du Théâtre Feydeau, asking for access to the theater in order to be able to complete his own opera. August 12, 1813. Translated from the French, in part: "Mr. Sewrin has asked me to compose the music for a poem in three acts which you received some time ago. I am working on it with great zeal, but to succeed [.] I feel that I need to study the great masters who have illustrated the scene, so I ask for the the favor to have access [to the theater] from now on, although rehearsals for my opera will not begin for several weeks." He signs, "M. Ch. Bochsa, premier Harpiste de la musique de S. m." The opera mentioned is Bochsa's first work for the Opéra-Comique, L'héritier de Paimpol, with text by the playwright Sewrin, which premiered at the Théâtre Feydeau in December 1813. 1 p. of a bifolium, addressed on the verso. Folding creases and light toning; overall in fine condition. 7.25 x 9.5 inches (18.4 x 24 cm).Together with an autograph document announcing the new biweekly publication, L'Indicateur musical, français et étranger, edited by a M. César and available at the music shop of Bochsa's father, Charles Bochsa (d. 1821). "It announces regularly, and without requiring the submission of publications, all the musical news. This journal, so necessary to amateurs who wish to be up to date with the publication of airs, romances, overtures, etc., will be of great use, because it also contains news of each new reproduction and where it may be obtained." N.d. [June 1819]. The publication appeared twice a week from July to September 1819. 1 p. Folding creases, light toning; overall fine. 7 x 4.75 inches (18 x 12 cm).A colorful character, Nicholas-Charles Bochsa was appointed harpist to the Imperial Orchestra and began writing operas for the Opéra-Comique in 1813. However, in 1817 he became entangled in counterfeiting, fraud, and forgery, and fled to London to avoid prosecution. He was convicted in absentia, and sentenced to twelve years hard labour and a fine of 4,000 francs. Safe from French law in London, he helped found the Royal Academy of Music in 1821, and became its secretary, but when his criminal conviction was revealed in 1826 he was forced to resign, and became Musical Director of the Kings Theatre in London. In 1839 he became involved in another scandal when he ran off with the opera singer Anna Bishop, wife of the composer Henry Bishop. They performed together in North America and throughout Europe (except France). Bochsa arrived with Anna Bishop in Sydney, Australia, at the time of the gold rush in December 1855, but they gave only one concert together before Bochsa died. Bishop and Bochsa were said to have been the inspiration for Trilby and Svengali in George du Maurier's 1894 novel Trilby.

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        Thoughts on Instinctive Impulses . . . [Bound with:] Second Thoughts on Instinctive Impulses.

      Philadelphia: Printed by Jane Aitken, 1810. [And:] Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, 1813. First edition of each title.. Some evidence of toning and a large tide mark throughout; somewhat worn; free endpapers excised; a good, sound copy.. 2 vols bound in 1, contemporary leather over which has been glued completely (at likely an early date) rough paper as a sort of crude repair or protective jacket, 90, [2], 143 pages. The first title is an uncommon Jane Aitken imprint, and the two titles together mark an interesting early work of American psychology from the English-born American eccentric and financial reformer Thomas Law (1756-1834). Law implemented important reforms in India during his service with the East India Company, then came to the United States in 1793. He was an early and enthusiastic promoter of Washington, D. C. and brief married into the Custis family in 1796. (See the DNB.)

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        Travels through Canada, and the United States of North America, in the years 1806, 1807, & 1808. To whichis added, biographical notices and anecdotes of some of the leadingcharacters in the United States. Third Edition, Corrected andImproved.

      London. Printed for Cradock and Joy; and, Edinburgh,Doig and Stirling; and Dublin, M. Keene. 1813.. Hardcover. 8vo. 21.5cm,Second Edition, corrected and improved. in 2 volumes, xxxiv,544 &viii,532pp., with large engraved colour folding map, 1 engravedchart, and 16 colour aquatint plates, (The map, the chart of Quebecand the six costume plates are hand-coloured in full; the ten viewplates are in sepia), in contemporary half tan calf, gilt ruledraised bands, gilt device decorations & titles in the panels,marbled boards and endpapers, usual transfer on the plates, somewear on the edges and hinges (inner hinges sound), a very good tofine set with an important provenance. (cgc) Provenance: From thelibrary of Hon. L.R. Masson, with his name on the title page ofboth volumes, and small paper library number (788) at the top ofthe spine, on volume one. [Louis-Rodrigue Masson, lawyer, militiaofficer, politician, and office holder; b. 6Nov.1833 inTerrebonne, Lower Canada. He published Les bourgeois de laCompagnie du Nord-Ouest: r‚cits de voyages, lettres et rapportsin‚dits relatifs au Nord-Ouest canadien (2v., Qu‚bec, 1889 90),which includes an historical sketch and notes on the documentsreproduced. The work was reprinted in 1960 by the Antiquarian PressLimited of New York, no doubt because of the importance of theprimary materials it contains. Several archives hold materialsrelating to Masson. A detailed list of these repositories alongwith published sources, newspapers, and studies appears in theauthor's monograph Louis-Rodrigue Masson: un seigneur sans titres(Montr‚al, 1985).a.d.] DCB. T.P.L. 6994. Lande 506. Sabin 38734.Howes L-40. Clark II-157. Gagnon I-1926. Abbey Travels II-613. Oneof the most important works on pre-Confederation Quebec and one ofthe very few aquatint books on Canada. Lambert came to Lower Canadain 1806, officially to assist in the encouragement of thecultivation of hemp in the province, with a view to freeing GreatBritain from dependence on the Northern European market, thenplaced in a precarious position by Napoleon's Berlin decree. Hisefforts in this direction failed, but he remained three years inNorth America, travelling from Quebec and Montreal to New York,South Carolina, Georgia, and Boston. His informal and highlyreadable account of his travels and observations provides muchvaluable and interesting information regarding social life,education, religion, the aboriginal population, politics,agriculture, trade, manufactures, and ship-building. The platesdepict Canadian period costume as well as views of Lower Quebec;Three Rivers, Montreal, Plymouth, Mass., General Burgoyne'sencampment at Saratoga, and a plan of the siege of Quebec. .

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        Catalogue des Livres Italiens, Grecs et Latins, et de quelques Livres Français, Anglais, etc., qui composaient le Fonds de feu M. Molini

      dont la Vente se fera le Mardi 26 Janvier 1813, et jours suivans… 2 p.l., 106 pp., one leaf of ads. 8vo, attractive antique half-calf & paste-paper boards, spine gilt, uncut. Paris: Merlin & Brunet, 1813. The Molinis were one of the great international families of booksellers and publishers in 18th- and early 19th-century Europe, headquartered in Florence with related firms in Paris and London and good connections throughout the Continent. It was a dynasty which lasted well into the 19th century. This auction catalogue, apparently limited to 250 copies, describes the stock of Giovanni Claudio Molini (1724-1812), who oversaw the Paris branch. He was active as an antiquarian bookseller, editor of Italian and Latin texts, and as publisher. The catalogue, containing 1562 lots and another 40 or so lots of multiple copies of publishers' stock, contains many important works in Italian and classical Greek and Latin literature, especially Aldines. Fine copy from the library of Jean Viardot. ? BnF, Catalogues de Libraires 1473-1810, 2164. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions…1643-1830, 531-"According to Bibliographie de l'Empire français, 250 copies of this catalogue were printed.".

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        Bibliotheca Stanleiana. A Splendid Selection of Rare and Fine Books, from the Distinguished Library of Colonel Stanley. The Selection contains all his rare Italian and Spanish Poetry, Novels and Romances; an extraordinary Collection of Voyages and Travels,...all the old Chronicles...Splendid Books of Natural History

      History…the Books will be sold by Auction by R.H. Evans…on Friday the 30th of April, and Seven Following Days. 3 p.l., 71, [1] pp. 8vo, attractive antique half-diced russia & marbled boards, spine gilt, outer & lower edges uncut. London: 1813. Thomas Stanley (1749-1818), "was a book-lover possessing more knowledge of the contents of his library than many of those who were his contemporaries and juniors. It is refreshing to read the notes in the catalogue of his sale; evidently written by himself, when one has become tired of seeing over and over again the stereotyped inanities of most auction-catalogues. Colonel Stanley lived at a time when Italian literature was in vogue; Don Bowle was an elder contemporary whose example led Mr. Croft and Colonel Stanley to make acquaintance with Castilian books. Many works in the languages of the two peninsulas gave a certain distinction to the small but choice library of Colonel Stanley."-Quaritch, Dictionary, p. 271. This was one of the fine libraries which came onto the market as a result of the bibliomania which was so evident at the Roxburghe sale in 1812. Stanley's library made the very large sum of 8232 pounds. 1136 lots, ruled in red and priced throughout with buyers' names. Heber was a major purchaser at this sale. The first edition of both volumes of Don Quixote made 42 pounds and was purchased by the Duke of Devonshire. Fine copy. ? Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, cols. 584-85. De Ricci, p. 88. Horne, p. 674.

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        The Life of Nelson.

      London: for John Murray, Bookseller to the Admiralty and to the Board of Longitude,, 1813. 2 volumes, small octavo (156 x 96 mm). Contemporary straight-grain blue morocco by Henry Young & Sons of Liverpool, raised bands gilt to spines, compartments alternately lettered or tooled with anchor motifs gilt, simple gilt frame to sides, all edges gilt, blue endpapers, turn-ins ruled in gilt with fleur-de-lis cornerpieces gilt, dogtooth roll to pastedowns gilt. With the half-titles. Engraved portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard to volume 1, frontispiece of volume 2 with five facsimile signatures. Spines sunned, joints and extremities rubbed, corners lightly bumped and worn, tan burn to endpapers from turn-ins, inner hinge of vol. 1 cracked but holding, catalogue slip pasted across initial blank and front free endpaper verso, faint offsetting to title, volume 2 with a few pale spots to prelims, title and first page of contents tanned. A very good copy. First edition, first issue with page 258 of volume two misnumbered as 852. "Southey constructed an early-nineteenth century hero as a model for the young ? in his words, a 'patriotic manual'. He told a friend that he would write 'such a life of Nelson as shall be put into the hands of every youth destined for the Navy'" (Knight, The Pursuit of Victory, p.542), as it most assuredly was, coming to dominate the Nelson biography market, and remaining perpetually in print. An attractive set of Southey's elegant biography, in a handsome contemporary binding decorated with pleasing naval tools.

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        Diario Ecclesiastico para o Reino de Portugal Principalmente para a Cidade de Lisboa, para o Anno de 1813

      Lisbon, 1813. 32mo. (157)pp., + folding map. An elegant embroidered hand-calendar, giving Feast Days, a Court Calendar, phases of the moon, eclipses, lists of kings, bishops, cardinals, and more. Includes the lineage of the Royal Family. Frontispiece is an engraved, hand-colored folding map of Portugal. In a white satin embroidered binding with gold threads, sequins, and silver wire. Both front and back covers are bordered with open floral interlace. In the center of the front is the coat of arms of the Portuguese royal family, surmounted by a crown. On the back is a diminutive scene showing the Tower of Belém. The Tower, still standing today, played an important role in the Age of Discoveries and is a shining example of Manueline architecture in Lisbon. Behind the tower, a flock of birds flies above a three-masted ship. The spine is decorated with a sequinned interlace. Marbled endpapers, and yellow ribbon bookmark attached. Housed in a gilt-decorated leather pull-off case, with the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom and another crest showing two crossed trumpets, wreathed and surmounted with a lyre. Lower edge of upper part of the case is slightly worn and turned up on itself, one loose thread on spine, and slight fraying to edges. A.e.g. An about fine copy of this rare Portuguese almanac.

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        Opera.

      e thypographaeo Mussiano, 1813. Due volumi legati in uno di cm. 46, pp. (2) xxv (3) 227 (3); (4) 176. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena con punte, dorso liscio con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello in marocchino bicolore. Esemplare in eccellente stato di conservazione, particolarmente marginoso, in barbe ed a carte candide. Celebre e pregiata edizione uscita per i torchi del Mussi in soli 58 esemplari. Il presente, ben completo del foglio di giustificazione della tiratura, è uno dei 50 stampati in carta velina con la colla. Edizione estremamente rara a trovarsi, soprattutto in tale, impeccabile stato di conservazione.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. ("le M[arech]al duc de Conegliano"). Paris, 21. VI. 1813.

      1813. 1 S. Gr.-4to. In französischer Sprache an Kriegsminister Henri Clarke d'Hunebourg, Duc de Feltre (1765-1818). - Auf Briefpapier mit Briefkopf der "Inespection générale de la Gendamerie Imperiale".

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        PLANS DE PARIS AVEC DETAILS ET SES NOUVEAUX EMBELLISSEMENTS / Détail et abrégé historique sur la fondation et les accroissements de Paris ou Lutece - Article supplementaire proposé pour les embellissements de Paris - Ponts de Paris - Precis historique...

      1813. DEMORAINE ET DEBRAY. 1813. In - 4.Carré. Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Mouillures. 8 + (2) + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 4 plans depliants couleur en fin de volume dont plan de banlieu de Paris. TRaces legères de mouillures sans conséquence sur la lecture / 6 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES dont les plans. NOTA: Ce plan s'étend au - delà des limites fixées depuis le règne de Napoléon 1er et divers embranchements des canaux de l'Ourcq et de l'Yvette, avec bassins pour ports et gares, y sont cotés et figurés par M. B. - A. - H, Accompagné de : 1°) 1er et 2ème plans de cette ville en 56 avant J.C., 2° et 3°) 3 tableaux servant au renvoi des limites et d'indication des monuments, joint au plan de la banlieue, 4°) un plan des canaux de l'Ourcq à Paris, de Paris à l'Oise, de St Maur à Gravelle, 5°) un plan et description de la scie mécanique, 6°) un plan des nouveaux ponts de Paris. / / / Détail et abrégé historique sur la fondation et les accroissements de Paris ou Lutece - Article supplementaire proposé pour les embellissements de Paris - Ponts de Paris - Precis historique et general des canaux de navigation - Canaux des environs de Paris - Note particuliere sur le canal de l'Ourcq a Paris - Plan et description de scie mecanique - Pont de la cité

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        Biblia, Das Ist: Die Ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten and Neuen Testaments, Nach Der Deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers, Mit Jedes Capitels Kurzen Summarien, Auch Beygefugten Vielen Und Richtigen Paralellen; Somerset 1813, Lutheran Bible

      Friedrich Goeb, Somerset, PA 1813 - 1813 publication date. First Bible printed west of the Allegheny Mountains, landmark American printing. 4to, original calf, lacking clasps, very good, some professional strengthening to outer joints (completely invisible, but we're into Full Disclosure), light rubbing to binding, contents VG with usual moderate to heavy foxing. [4],527,66,[2],169,[2]pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die letzten Gründe von Recht, Staat und Strafe philosophisch und nach den Gesetzen der merkwürdigsten Völker rechtshistorisch entwickelt.

      Gießen, bey Heyer, 1813. 8vo. 9 Bll., 590 S. Zeitgenössischer Pappband. (mit schönem Rotschnitt, Papier leicht stockfleckig). Erste Ausgbe. - Wichtigster und auch populärster liberaler Jurist im 19. Jahrhundert. Durch sein Auftreten im badischen Landtag (1833-1848) und vor allem durch sein Wirken im Paulskirchenparlament erlangte Welcker (1790-1868) ausserordentliche Popularität. Sein Engagement entwickelte sich bald mehr auf dem praktisch-politischen Feld als in der Herausgabe wissenschaftlicheer Literatur. Grosse Bedeutung erlangte diese programmatische Frühschrift, in der er das Vernunftrecht gegen die immer dominanter werdende historische Rechtsschule von Savigny und vor allem gegen Hegel verteidigte. Welcker sah im Vernunftrecht die natürliche Verbindung historischer, politisch-pragmatischer und vernunftrechtlicher Argmente. Das Vernunftrecht sichert die wahre Freiheit und die sittliche Selbstbestimmung des Menschen. In diesem Sinne nimmt Welcker in diesem Werk eine umfassende Straftheorie, die sowohl philosophisch als auch rechtshistorisch begründet ist. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Remorse. A Tragedy, in Five Acts

      W. Pople, London 1813 - First edition. [xii], 72 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. As Issued. Tinker 690 Stitched. Minor edgewear and spotting to first and last leaves. Very good copy. Cloth folding case. Borowitz bookplate and two others [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Diario Ecclesiastico para o Reino de Portugal Principalmente para a Cidade de Lisboa, para o Anno de 1813

      Lisbon, 1813. 32mo. (157)pp., + folding map. An elegant embroidered hand-calendar, giving Feast Days, a Court Calendar, phases of the moon, eclipses, lists of kings, bishops, cardinals, and more. Includes the lineage of the Royal Family. Frontispiece is an engraved, hand-colored folding map of Portugal. In a white satin embroidered binding with gold threads, sequins, and silver wire. Both front and back covers are bordered with open floral interlace. In the center of the front is the coat of arms of the Portuguese royal family, surmounted by a crown. On the back is a diminutive scene showing the Tower of Belém. The Tower, still standing today, played an important role in the Age of Discoveries and is a shining example of Manueline architecture in Lisbon. Behind the tower, a flock of birds flies above a three-masted ship. The spine is decorated with a sequinned interlace. Marbled endpapers, and yellow ribbon bookmark attached. Housed in a gilt-decorated leather pull-off case, with the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom and another crest showing two crossed trumpets, wreathed and surmounted with a lyre. Lower edge of upper part of the case is slightly worn and turned up on itself, one loose thread on spine, and slight fraying to edges. A.e.g. An about fine copy of this rare Portuguese almanac.

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

      Augusta: Adams & Duyckinck, 1813. Leather bound. Good. 4to. [6], 708pp., [20]pp. index. Brown calf leather binding with gilt stamped red label on spine. Leather binding is worn with a small area of dried ink on the spine partially obscuring the title on the red label. Old ink inscription of Madison County Georgia hand written on right front free end paper. Right front free end paper starting to come loose. Moderate to heavy toning and foxing to pages. De Renne Volume I page 346. Includes Thomas Jefferson's Creek Indian Treaty on page 705.

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        Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons from the Reign of Edward the Third to the Revolution. Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant

      London: R.S. Kirby, 11, London-House-Yard, 1813. A New Edition. 112 portaits with 3 rare porrtaits inserted as Frontispieces, Volume II has inserted famous self-portrtait engraving of Mathew Buchinger (backed). 3 vols. 4to. Bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards. Minor foxing, frontispieces backed, else Very Good. Bookplate of James Whatman. A New Edition. 112 portaits with 3 rare porrtaits inserted as Frontispieces, Volume II has inserted famous self-portrtait engraving of Mathew Buchinger (backed). 3 vols. 4to. WITH BUCHINGER PORTRAIT. In 1788 James Caulfield, author and printseller, began his work Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters of Remarkable Persons, a series of reproductions of old portrait paintings and copies of rare old or popular prints accompanied by letterpress biographies. This was published in parts between 1790 and 1795. His plates for Remarkable Persons were reprinted with new ones in The New Wonderful Museum (1803-8), devoted to remarkable events, objects, and people. Here is a handosme later edition.

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        St. Petersburg. Ein Beitrag ur Geschichte unserer Zeit in Briefen aus den Jahren 1810, 1811 und 1812.

      Mainz: Kupferberg 1813. XIV + [1] + 514 + [2] pp. Bound in nice contemporary full leather richly gilt on spine and boards, all edges gilt. With handwritten table of content on free endpaper. Map of St. Peterburg missing.

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        The Plays. With The Corrections And Illustrations Of Various Commentators. To Which Are Added Notes, By Samuel Johnson And George Steevens. Revised And Augmented By Isaac Reed, With A Glossarial Index. The Sixth Edition.

      London: J. Nichols and Son, F. C. and J Rivington and others. 1813 - 21 volumes, octavo (212 x 132 mm). Finely bound by Brentano's in mid-twentieth century half mottled calf, tan morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards, brown endpapers and marbled edges. Excellent condition. Frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare to volume I and further illustrations throughout. The sixth edition. A very handsomely bound set of a later issue of the edition generally known as the first variorum, first published in 1803. Reed's revision of Johnson and Steevens's 1773 edition was first published in ten volumes in 1785. The edition was then reissued, with Steevens as editor once more but reliant on Reed's assistance, in fifteen volumes in 1793. In 1803, after Steevens's death, Reed produced this elaborately revised version. Reed died in 1807, but his edition continued to be reissued for many years afterwards.

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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.

      London: Printed for R. Ackerman. 1813. y First edition. First edition, first issue. Sm. 4to. (4),xvi,216pp. Illustrated with 21 finely hand-colored plates (1 a frontis.). Original boards, uncut, rebacked to match, with spine label. Housed in a custom made black morocco over green cloth slipcase with a green cloth portfolio (minor insect damage).

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        Biblia, Das Ist: Die Ganze Gottliche Heilige Schrifft, Alten and Neuen Testaments, Nach Der Deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers, Mit Jedes Capitels Kurzen Summarien, Auch Beygefugten Vielen Und Richtigen Paralellen; Somerset 1813, Lutheran Bible

      Somerset, PA: Friedrich Goeb, 1813. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 1813 publication date. First Bible printed west of the Allegheny Mountains, landmark American printing. 4to, original calf, lacking clasps, very good, some professional strengthening to outer joints (completely invisible, but we're into Full Disclosure), light rubbing to binding, contents VG with usual moderate to heavy foxing. [4],527,66,[2],169,[2]pp.

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        Votivtafel Errettung durch den Heiland beim Abwurf vom Pferd.

       1813 Detailreiche Votivtafel einen Pferdeabwurf und Mitschleifen des Unglücklichen darstellend, im Bildhintergrund der Gekreuzigte, rechts oben ein Dorf. Öl auf Holztafel. Mit beschreibendem Text im Unterrand: * O-Gott - o- Not. Corbinian Fellner, Bauer von hier wurde vom Pferdt abgeworfen und hörtigklich geschleift und geschlagen, durch Anrufung des gekreuzigten Heiland ist er aber frei gekommen und errettet worden, 1813.* Bildgröße: 28 x 23 cm, etwas wurmstichig im Außenrand, sonst aber von guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 350 Gramm )>>>Votivtafeln sind Dankbilder für die Erhörung eines Gebetes <<< ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Votiv, Religiöse Volkskunst, Volkskunst, Votivtafeln, Danksagung, Dank, Danksagung, Gabe, Dankgabe, Google, Fellner, Corbinian Fellner, Pferd, Abwurf, Bauer, Abwerfen, Sturz, Schleifen, Mitschleifen, 1813, Ex Voto, Votivbild, Votivtafel

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        Letters Written By Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: To Which are Added Hearne's Journeys to Reading and to Whaddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis Esq. And Lives of Eminent Men

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1813. Two volumes in three - Volume One - xxiii, [1], 304pp; Volume Two - [2], 352pp and Volume Three - [2], 353-668pp. Contemporary full sprinkled calf, smooth spines, divided into five panels by gilt triple rules either side of lozenges containing quadrilobes, morocco title label to second panel, volume in gilt to fourth, remaining panels with central gilt device, covers bordered by volute gilt roll, edges with gilt roll. Front joint to volume one is split and very weak, just about holding on cords, couple of small splits to joints of volumes two and three but both holding well, slightly chipped to spine ends, some minor abrasions to covers, heavier abrasions to lower cover of volume one, extremities rubbed, corners slightly bumped and worn. Internally lightly browned throughout, but generally fairly clean. Bound at Duffield's Public Library, Bath, with their ticket to front pastedowns. The first appearance of Aubrey's 'Brief Lives'. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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        Geschichte der Bischöfe von Augsburg. Chronologisch und diplomatisch verfaßt, und mit historischen Bemerkungen beleuchtet. 4 in 3 Bänden.

      Augsburg Moy -1815 1813 - XX, 451; XLVIII, 568; XXIV, 643 (recte 639); XXIV, 757 (recte 759) S. Mit Kupfertafel und gefalteter Stammtafel. 8° (20 x 12,5 cm). Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenprägung und -vergoldung sowie marmorierten Deckelbezügen. Erste Ausgabe. - Bei Erscheinen hochgelobte, grundlegende Geschichte der Augsburger Bischöfe, gleichzeitig Brauns Hauptwerk, beruht teils auf den Vorarbeiten des Kaufbeurer Stadtpfarrers Joseph Ignaz Meichelbeck. "Mag Brauns Werk heutigen Anforderungen auch nicht mehr genügen, für immer hat er sich damit, daß er auf die Quellen zurückgriff, einen ehrenvollen Platz in der Geschichte der augsburgischen Bistumsforschung gesichert" (Zoepfl 368). - Placidus Braun (1756-1829) war Bibliothekar und Archivar des Stiftes St. Ulrich und Afra in Augsburg, "er beschließt würdig die Historikerreihe" des bedeutenden Klosters (Zoepfl). - Die Bände I und II hier in einen Band gebunden. - Sauber, vereinzelte Marginalien und Anstreichungen mit Bleistift. Die hübschen Einbände kaum berieben, die Rücken leicht aufgehellt. Sehr schönes Exemplar. *ADB III, 273. Lindner II, 130, 8. Friedrich Zoepfl in: Lebensbilder aus dem Bayerischen Schwaben VIII, 349-376. 1800 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stadtplan ('Plan der Kaiserlichen Resident-Stadt St. Petersburg. - Mainz bey Florian Kupferberg 1813').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Franz Kupferberg in Mainz, dat. 1813, 38 x 35,5 Unter dem Plan Erklärungen in 4 Spalten von A- Q und 1 - 26. - Selten!

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        Répertoire général du théâtre français

      Paris, Ménard et Raymond, 1813, 51 volumes Premier ordre. 23 vol. Tomes I-XXIII ; Deuxième ordre. 28 vol. Tomes XXIV-LI. (Tragédies, 5 vol. - Drames ; 2 vol. - Comédies, 21 vol.) Complet. Pour l'état des dos, voir les images, texte en condition parfaite.

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        Le vrai Patineur, ou Principes sur l'Art de Patiner avec grace, Précédé de réflexions et de remarques critiques sur la manière de quelques Patineurs inélégans, ainsi que sur les différens formes de Patins, le choix quel'on doit en faire, et les variations dont cette chaussure est susceptible. Paris, Delespinasse, Delaunaux, Nepveu, l'Auteur, 1813.

      1813. 8vo. XXIV, 93, (1 blank) pp. With frontispiece giving an overall view of a skating-rink, engraved by Ambroise Tardieu, and 7 engraved plates, each showing a skater in a different position, all in beautiful contemporary handcolouring. Contemp. wrappers. First edition of the first French manual on the art of ice-skating, charmingly illustrated with engraved plates. At the end a short dictionary of ice-skater's terminology is added. The book is dedicated to Mademoiselle Gosselin, first dancer at the Imperial Academy of Music. The author, Jean Garcin, was far ahead of his time. His book, laying special emphasis on the aesthetic side of ice-skating, remained unique and was not republished for nearly forty years, when the subject finally became interesting to the general public. The book is still a jewel, describing all the various ice-skating figures and combinations in full and giving a complete account of the most advanced stage of skating lore. It was one of the earliest separate works devoted entirely to blade-skating in any language. - Spine slightly damaged, some plates misbound. A fine copy. Foster, Bibliography of Skating, 35. Cf. Nigel Brown, Ice-Skating. A History, 1959, pp. 57-64. Lipperheide 3042w. Not in NUC.

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        De vegetatione et climate in Helvetia Septentrionali inter flumina Rhenum et Arolam observatis et cum summi septentrionis comparatis tentamen.

      Turici Helvetorum (Zürich), Fuessli, 1813. 8vo (20.5 x 12.1 cm). xcviii, 200 pp., one folding table, three folded engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments at head and food; red morocco label with gilt title. All edges red.= Göran "Georg" Wahlenberg (1780-1851) was a Swedish naturalist and plant geographer who promoted floristic and systematic research in Sweden. "In 1812-14 Wahlenberg travelled in Switzerland... His researches in the Swiss alps resulted in the book "De Vegetatione et Climate in Helvetia...", in which he gives an account of the plant regions and their designations, the tree limits, and the lower and upper limits of the various plants, comparing also the vegetation in northern Switzerland with that of Lapland". (Fries, Short History of Botany in Sweden, p. 69). The first plate is a nice profile of the vegetation in the Swiss Alps. Some, mainly marginal foxing. Front pastedown paper partly missing, a few pages a bit foxed, mostly marginal; title page and dedication page leaves with a restoration in upper margin, but in all a very good copy in a nice contemporary binding. Pritzel, 9913; Stafleu and Cowan, 16519.

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