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        The European in India; From a Collection of Drawings, By Charles Doyley, Esq. Engraved by J. H. Clark and C. Dubourg; With a Preface and Copious Descriptions, By Captain Thomas Williamson; Accompanied with A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India, From the Earliest Periods of Antiquity to the Terminbation of the Late Mahratta War, By F. W. Blagdon, Esq

      London: Edward Orme, 1813. First Edition. Full Straight-Grained Morocco, Decorated with a Gilt Greek Key Border. Very Good Plus. 4to. 27 by 21 cm. 149, [9] pp. 20 hand-colored aquatint plates. Abbey Travel 440. Tooley 184. As the title makes clear, this is about the collision of colonizer and colonized, and the more personal experience of the Englishman in India, with its people, its sights and sounds. Although stereotypes and prejudices abound, the text is told with a light touch, as it was meant to entertain as well as inform, and the plates truly allow us to see India through the eyes of a Regency gentleman. Lovely contemporary red straight-grained morocco binding, with gilt Greek key border, blindstamped band of palmetto within that, a spine of raised bands and elaborate gilt tracery. Some rubbing and scuffs to the leather, but still very attractive. Occasional finger smudging and other soiling but overall, clean and bright within.

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        The European in India; From a Collection of Drawings, By Charles Doyley, Esq. Engraved by J. H. Clark and C. Dubourg; With a Preface and Copious Descriptions, By Captain Thomas Williamson; Accompanied with A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India, From the Earliest Periods of Antiquity to the Terminbation of the Late Mahratta War, By F. W. Blagdon, Esq.

      Edward Orme, London 1813 - 4to. 27 by 21 cm. 149, [9] pp. 20 hand-colored aquatint plates. Abbey Travel 440. Tooley 184. As the title makes clear, this is about the collision of colonizer and colonized, and the more personal experience of the Englishman in India, with its people, its sights and sounds. Although stereotypes and prejudices abound, the text is told with a light touch, as it was meant to entertain as well as inform, and the plates truly allow us to see India through the eyes of a Regency gentleman. Lovely contemporary red straight-grained morocco binding, with gilt Greek key border, blindstamped band of palmetto within that, a spine of raised bands and elaborate gilt tracery. Some rubbing and scuffs to the leather, but still very attractive. Occasional finger smudging and other soiling but overall, clean and bright within. Full Straight-Grained Morocco, Decorated with a Gilt Greek Key Border [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF KENT; WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE MEANS OF ITS IMPROVEMENT. DRAWN UP FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE, AND INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT, FROM THE ORIGINAL REPORT TRANSMITTED TO THE BOARD; WITH ADDITIONAL REMARKS OF SEVERAL RESPECTABLE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN AND FARMERS. TO WHICH IS ADDED A TREATISE ON PARING AND BURNING. BY JOHN BOYS OF BETSHANGER, FARMER. The Second Edition, with Amendments and Additions.

      Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, Pall-Mall., London 1813 - SECOND EDITION. xxiii + [I] + 293 pp. [+1] + [4] pp. advertisements, including publishers + 16 pp. Useful Books catalogue of Richard Phillips. In original stiff card boards, recently rebacked in cloth with paper label. Deckled edges. Extremities worn and occasional foxing but otherwise a very good copy. Armourial bookplate of Henry Godfrey Godfrey Faussett Osborne, Hartlip Place and later inscription of Elizabeth Melling. Illustrated by folding engraved Map of the Soil of Kent in original hand-colour, 2 copper-engraved plates and folding tables. The second and much enlarged edition of the primary book on 18th and 19th century Kentish agriculture. Boys' report was first issued in 1794 and circulated in draft form as part of the extensive series of reports drawn up for the Board of Agriculture under Arthur Young. These described the conditions of farming throughout the county, and were designed to be returned to the Board with each farmer's comments, afterwards being edited and incorporated into a final report, the first of which was published in 1796. This is the second published edition, describing in great detail the agricultural practice in Kent at the beginning of the agricultural revolution. Boys, a farmer from Betteshanger, edited and considerably enlarged the original report with the addition of much new material. This 1813 reissue of the 1805 Second Edition appears to be identical to it apart from the cancel title page with a new imprint and the advertisement inset at the back. This copy was owned by Henry Godfrey Godfrey Faussett Osborne of Hartlip Place, Hartlip, North Kent. KENT AGRICULTURE KENT AGRICULTURE- HISTORY- TOPOGRAPHY 19TH CENTURY KENT

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        Poetical Sketches of Scarborough

      London: Printed for R. Ackermann by J. Diggins, 1813. - In the Original Boards, UncutWith Twenty-One Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates[ROWLANDSON, Thomas, illustrator]. Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humourous Subjects, Coloured from original Designs, Made Upon the Spot by J. Green, and Etched by T. Rowlandson. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, by J. Diggens, 1813.Second edition. Octavo (9 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches; 250 x 160 mm). [viii], xv, [1, blank], 215, [1, blank] pp. Twenty-one hand-colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece) by Thomas Rowlandson after James Green. Text watermarked 1813, plates watermarked 1814.Original drab boards, expertly rebacked to style with a new printed paper spine label. Blank corner of pp. 49/50 torn away, a few short clean marginal tears and paper flaws, otherwise a fine and fresh, uncut copy. Armorial bookplate of Beauchamp Colclough Urquhart (d.1861, of Meldrum and Byth, Aberdeen, Scotland) on front paste-down."The Dedication and Contents appear for the first time in this Second Edition." (Tooley)"[John Buonarotti Papworth (1775-1847)] wrote fourteen chapters of the Poetical Sketches of Scarborough, a light social satire illustrated with twenty-one attractive plates etched by Rowlandson after J. Green, the aquatint being added by J. Bluck and J.C. Stadler. The Advertisement states that ‘the originals of the plates introduced into this volume were sketches made as souvenirs of the place during a visit to Scarborough in the season of 1812. They were not intended for publication, but being found to interest many persons of taste, several of whom expressed a desire to possess engravings of them; and some gentlemen having offered to add metrical illustrations to each the present form of publication has been adopted. The several authors were not personally acquainted with each other:—if this circumstance, and that of every design having been made previously to the composition of a single couplet, be considered fair ground of extenuation for faults, they claim its advantages.’ Then follows a pleasant account of Scarborough in very amusing doggerel to which [William] Combe was a contributor" (Prideaux, pp. 144-145). Francis Wrangham also contributed four chapters. In the second edition the initials of the contributors were added at the end of each chapter.Abbey Scenery, 298 (see note to 297); Tooley 422.

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        Rules and Regulations for Ferries / Règles et règlemens des Traversiers

      - 45 × 57 cm. Text in English and French, each in triple columns, listing the regulations for the District of Montreal. First order dated April 30th, 1813, under the name of A. Reid, Ck. P. Final order dated: 26th April, 1830, under the name of John Delisle, Ck. P. This copy has ms. notes in English and French dated April 1840: "Granted to Benoit Lalie to ferry from Isle Jesuit to the Parish of Terrebonne ." The notes list the prices for conveyance, for example: "For a Calesh or Carl drawn by the horse and the driver one shilling 1/". The printed text in English ends: "And every Ferryman shall be bound to Ferry gratis the Messengers carrying his Majesty's Mail. | BY THE ORDER OF THE COURT | Deslisle & Deslisle, Ck. P." But in this copy, "Deslisle & Deslisle, Ck. P." has been altered by hand to read: "Deslisle & Brehaul Deslisle, Ck. P." Written on the verso of the broadside is written: "1840 | Benoit Lalie | Isle Jesuit | Tariff". Wove paper with folds and several pinholes at the creases, small piece missing at the bottom center. John (Jean-Baptiste) Delisle (1780-1838; married Mary Robinson) was born in Montreal, the son of notary Jean-Guillaume Delisle and Radegonde Berthelet. He was a Justice of the Peace in Montreal from 1814 until his death. His son, Alexandre-Maurice Delisle (1810-1880), who was a public servant, member of the assembly, and businessman, was also a clerk of the peace in Montreal during this time period. Only three other copies of this broadside are known to be extant: two copies at Library and Archives Canada; and McGill University, Rare Books and Special Collections Library.

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         Mishnayot Seder Kodashim im perushe, Ovadyah mi-Bertenurah ve-Tosofot Yom Tov.

      Fürth (Allemagne), Isaac David Zirndorfer, 5574, (v. 1813), in 4°, d'un f. de titre en rouge et noir & 200 ff. ch., qq. figures in texte, impression avec texte au centre et glose autour, les armoiries du titre sont une combinaison des armoiries la ville de Fürth et celles de la Bavière à laquelle appartenait la ville depuis 1806, demi-veau brun début XIXe, coiffes restaurées et coins usés, sinon bon exemplaire. Rare édition allemande imprimée à Fürth près de Nurenberg en 1813, du célèbre commentaire de la Mishna du Rabbi Ovadia ben Abraham de Bertinoro, dit le Bartenoura (1445-v.1500). Célèbre rabbin italien, mort à Jérusalem vers 1500, il est l'auteur d'un commentaire de la Mishna devenu un classique du genre et occupant dans les éditions imprimées la même place que les commentaires de Rachi sur la Torah ou le Talmud. Élève de Joseph Colon Trabotto, il est nommé rabbin de Bertinoro, une ville aujourd'hui située dans la région d'Émilie-Romagne, puis à Città di Castello en Ombrie. Il s'embarque pour la Palestine le 29 octobre 1486. Là il restera pendant dix ans à la tête de la communauté juive de Jérusalem. Bertinoro est reconnu comme un des meilleurs commentateurs de la Mishna, et ses commentaires figurent dans presque toutes les éditions.

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        Der Brunnen beym ruhenden Mars im Dorenbacher Garten". Blick auf das Standbild des Gottes unter hohen Bäumen, links daneben die Quelle, dazu "im Ganzen 16 Personen und zwei Hunde".

      - Radierung, nach der Natur gezeichnet u. radiert von J.A. Klein, bei Artaria, Wien, 1813, 25 x 36 cm. Jahn 114, I (v. III): "Vor aller Schrift". - Bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The accidents of human life; with hints for their prevention, or the removal of their consequences

      London: for Lackington, Allen, and Co. Temple of the Muses, Finsbury-Square. 1813. 12mo., 6 engraved plates, xii + 215 + (1)pp., including the final 7 pages of publisher's advertisements, marginal repair to one blank margin, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards with vellum tips, flat spine simply gilt and lettered with minor wear and a split in the leather. Internally a fine, crisp, copy from the early 19th century library of Thomas Hammond Foxcroft> with his armorial plate on pastedown and (cropped) signature on title-page. First edition: uncommon. Wellcome II, p.209. The various accidents comprise several caused by fire and water, a group which Bosworth calls 'accidents at play' (including shooting and dangerous sports), and accidents while travelling. The engraved plates depict: Daniel's life-preserver from shipwreck, bathing, &c.>; a fire escape; Dr. Cogan's drags> (for retrieving a body under water); Mr. Miller's apparatus for raising the bodies of persons sunk under water; bellows and other apparatus for reviving those (almost) drowned or suffocated;> and Lieut. Col. Crichton's bed for the easy conveyance of sick or wounded persons>. Bosworth's book was reprinted in the U.S. in 1814 and came out in a second edition in 1834. Newton Bosworth himself was a Cambridge schoolmaster, the Preface to this book being written from Merton Hall Academy, a boys' boarding school of which Bosworth was Master.

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy, What It Is, With All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It Two volumes

      London: Printed for J. Walker, R. Lea [et al] 1813. In two volumes. The eleventh edition corrected. xxiv, 461; 612 pp. Full blind-stamped calf. Five raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. Marbled edges and endpapers. Slight wear to corners. Slight foxing and occasional browning. Bindings firm. A very nice pair in a very pleasing contemporary binding. . Near Fine. Full Calf. Eleventh Edition. 1813. 8vo..

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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! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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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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        Petits Voyages Pittoresques dans l'Asie, l'Afrique, l'Amerique, la Polynesie et les Terres Australes

      Paris: Chez Saintin, Libraire de S.M. l'Imperatrice, 1813. Two volumes bound in one, square duodecimo, 32 plates (one with early amateur hand-colour); a little offsetting affects titles, occasional inoffensive foxing, a handsome copy, later quarter calf over early paper boards, front joint just starting. Baudin, Peron and Marion du Fresne. Scarce ethnological handbook with beautifully engraved plates depicting the native peoples of the Pacific, New Holland and the Americas. As the title suggests, the work concentrates on many of the exotic and relatively recently discovered lands, and includes one section, with accompanying plate, dedicated to the Australian Aborigines.The work is known for the interest and diversity of its subjects, with sections, to name a few, on Java, Siam, the Iroquois, and the Hottentots. There are also many peoples from the Pacific noticed, including the inhabitants of Kamchatka (I, 20-28); the Moluccas (II, 38-43); Tahiti (II, 57-65); and California (II, 97-99).There is a particularly good section on New Holland (I, 29-37), which takes notice of the discoveries of Captain Cook on the east coast, and the newer colony at Botany Bay. Mention is made of the kangaroo and the platypus, but of course, most of the brief article relates to the Aborigines, with observations on some of their customs, and mention of the Baudin voyage, particularly the role of the artist on the voyage, François Peron.Interestingly, there are lengthy appendices to both volumes, which take the form of "Anecdotes Intéressantes", and which are designed to complement the regional chapters. These appendices include everything from anecdotes regarding expeditions in northern Africa, through to stories of the tribes of Louisiana. Of particular note is the brief account of the massacre of the French explorer and contemporary of Captain Cook, Marion de Fresne, by Maori in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

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        Description of the Retreat, an Institution Near York for Insane Persons of the Society of Friends., Containing an Account of Its Origin and Progress, the Modes of Treatment, and a Statement of Cases. With an elevation and plan of the building.

      York, W. Alexander, 1813 - Die Quäker von York ("Society of Friends") beschlossen 1792 die Gründung einer eigenen Irrenanstalt für ihre Gemeindemitglieder mit einem milderen Regime, nachdem ein weibliches Mitglied in der Anstalt von York unter zweifelhaften Umständen gestorben war. William Tuke - Großvater des Autors - betrieb die Gründung maßgeblich, und 1796 konnten die ersten Patientinnen einziehen. Im Gegensatz zu den klassischen Anstalten stand das Haus der interessierten Öffentlichkeit zur Inspektion stets offen. - GARRISON/MORTON 4925.1: "Tuke set out in this work the successful results of his experience with the ‘mild system of treatment‘ which had been instituted at The Retreat since its foundation. More than a multitude of learned tomes, this unpretentious work of a layman convinced both professionals and public alike of the value of humane treatment in psychiatric care". Maximilian Jacobi, der berühmte deutsche Psychiater und Leiter der Anstalt in Siegburg, übersetzte das Buch und nahm es in seine "Sammlungen für die Heilkunde der Gemüthskrankheiten" (Elberfeld 1822, Band I) auf. - Dieses Exemplar stammt aus dem Besitz der Familie von Fellenberg in Hofwyl! Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg (1771-1844) war neben Pestalozzi (den er seit seiner Kindheit kannte) wichtigster Aufklärungspädagoge der Schweiz und gründete in Hofwyl nahe Bern ein Bildungsinstitut, zu dem Schüler aus ganz Europa kamen. "Emile de Fellenberg" (s. Namenszug) war sein Sohn (1807-1886). - NORMAN 2109 Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 908 27,8 x 21,9cm, graubrauner OPappband, kleines Rückenschild, Namenszug (Emile de Fellenberg, Hofwyl) und Stempel auf Vorsatz, Frontispiez (Anlage des Retreat), XX, 227 S. mit zwei Stichen, sehr breitrandig gedruckt, hervorragendes Exemplar, sehr selten in dieser Größe, die Karten sind sonst gefaltet! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bäuerinnen vom Schliersee in Bayern.

      - Bleistift, auf Bütten, rechts oben bezeichnet und datiert „Grim fec 1813.". 29:20,5 cm. Verso: Figurengruppe. Bleistiftskizze. – Leicht fleckig, Papier im oberen Bildteil etwas berieben. Literatur: vgl. Stoll 176; nicht bei I. Koszinowski u. Vera Leuschner. Hier ist eine Zeichnung „Mädchen aus Schliersee, 1813" unter G 35 genannt, die folgende Bezeichnung trägt: „mit Peter Hess/und Stiller (sic!) am Schliersee", datiert „d 12t Juny 1813". Studie zur gleichnamigen Radierung (Stoll 176). Die Eigenhändigkeit der Zeichnung wurde von Dr. Vera Leuschner, Zierenberg, bestätigt. Provenienz: Sammlung S, nicht bei Lugt. Möglicherweise handelt es sich dabei um die Sammlung des Malers Joseph Karl Stieler (1781-1858), mit den Grimm seit seinem ernsten Aufenthalt in München eine Freundschaft verband; Münchner Privatsammlung. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        Illustrationes floræ Novæ Hollandiæ, sive icones generum quæ in Prodomo Novæ Hollandiae et insulæ Van Dieman descripsit Robertus Brown

      London: Ferdinand Bauer, 1813. Super royal folio, 15 engravings, early owner's notes on title-page and front endpaper; a fine copy in early marbled boards with red spine label. FINISHED. One of the rarest Australian books, with natural history from the Flinders voyage. The Treviranus-Caspary copy of this rare and "very beautiful work of which probably less than 50 copies... were issued" (Great Flower Books, 1990).This fine, unsophisticated copy of one of the greatest botanical works by one of the greatest botanical artists of all time was once in the libraries of two great German nineteenth century botanists: Ludolph Christian Treviranus (1779-1864) and Johann Caspary (1818-1887). Ferdinand Bauer engraved the plates himself; according to Bauer's elder brother Franz, the amount of work involved was too much for Ferdinand and he was forced to suspend the project after only three parts were published as he could not find competent engravers to complete the work.Born in Feldsberg, Austria in 1760, Ferdinand was the son of the court painter to the Prince of Liechtenstein. He was trained in botany at the monastery of Feldsberg under the protection of Norbert Boccius (1729-1800). Ferdinand was later sent to study at the Royal Botanical Gardens at Schonbrunn Palace before travelling to England and studying with John Sibthorp, the celebrated Professor of Botany at Oxford.Bauer's first published work was the famous series of engravings that he made for Sibthorp's great Flora Graeca - described by Joseph Hooker as "the greatest botanical work that has ever appeared" (On the Flora of Australia). His talent soon caught the attention of Sir Joseph Banks who was involved in the preparations for Matthew Flinders's voyage in the Investigator, which was to make the first circumnavigation of Australia. Ferdinand was invited to be the expedition's scientific artist in partnership with the botanist on this momentous expedition Robert Brown.In 1801 Bauer was employed on the coastal survey of New Holland carried out under the command of Captain Flinders. In 1803, after the Investigator was condemned as unseaworthy, Flinders left for England to obtain another ship to complete the expedition. Bauer and Brown, however, continued their travels in Australia. They were an ideal team, Brown describing the collected specimens and Bauer sketching and painting them. Bauer continued, collecting and sketching on Norfolk Island and in New South Wales, while Brown went south to Van Diemen's Land. They finally returned to England in 1805 with several thousand botanical specimens and many hundreds of sketches of plants.Sir Joseph Banks persuaded the Admiralty to pay Ferdinand to work on a selection of the plates for publication, and the Illustrationes floræ Novæ Hollandiæ was prepared in three parts of five plates each. Although work began as early as 1806, both coloured and uncoloured copies of the book were only finally issued in 1813. This association copy is uncoloured. Ferdinand returned to his native Austria in 1814, and died in Vienna in 1826.This particularly fine and fresh copy with its impeccable provenance is of exceptional rarity.

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        Echoing the sentiment of his immortal words following his victory at Lake Erie, "We have met the enemy and they are ours," Oliver Hazard Perry announces the final victory that he made possible: the victory over Tecumseh and the British at the Battle of the Thames, October 5, 1813: "We have defeated the enemy completely, nearly all the British Army are in our hands"

      Moravian Town, [Ontario], October 5, [1813]. 7.5" x 9.75". "Highly important Autograph Letter Signed, ""O. H. Perry,"" 1 page, 7.5"" x 9.75"", ""H. Q. Near Moravian Town,"" October 5, [1813] to Captain Jesse Duncan Elliott (1782-1845) announcing the American victory over the British at the Battle of the Thames. Moderate soiling and toning, folds, losses expertly filled in with a few words repaired, backed with archival tissue for stability. Perry writes in full: ""H. Q. Near Moravian Town 5 Octr [1813] 5 P.M. Dr Sir[,] We have defeated the enemy completely, nearly all the British Army are in our hands ?" Send up with the Gun Boats as far as you can get, and hurry on the boats belonging to the Army to met us - Yours truly O H. Perry"" Perry's victory over a Royal Navy squadron at the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813 marked the beginning of the end of British control over the Great Lakes. More immediately, the victory threatened British control of Fort Amherstburg?"guarding the entrance to the Detroit River and Lakes Huron, Michigan and Superior, which now could no longer be resupplied from the East. The Commodore's hastily penned message to William Henry Harrison, ""We have met the enemy, and they are ours,"" which prompted the general to advance on the British post near Detroit, then defended by about 800 British regulars and their Indian allies led by Tecumseh. Once Perry had repaired his ships, he transported about 2,500 of Harrison's troops across the river from Detroit to attack the British and Indians who had retreated to higher ground near present-day Chatham, Ontario. Already demoralized from subsisting on half-rations, the British force, commanded by Major General Henry Procter attempted to make a stand along the Thames River near Moravian Town hoping to drive Harrison's superior force into the river. Shortly after daybreak on October 5, Harrison advanced and quickly overran the British position. Procter managed to retreat with about 250 of his men. The balance surrendered on the field. Meanwhile Tecumseh and his allies continued the fight and held out much longer than Procter's men. But when Tecumseh fell mortally wounded on the field, Indian resistance melted away and U.S. forces declared victory. Perry's correspondent, Captain Jesse Duncan Elliott, was born in Maryland as an orphan after his father was killed by Indians at the close of the Revolutionary War. He joined the navy serving as a midshipman aboard the Essex (1804), a lieutenant on the Chesapeake (1807) and on the Enterprise (1809). At the outbreak of the War of 1812, Elliott was assigned to Presque Isle to assist Commodore Isaac Chauncey in constructing a fleet of ships to patrol Lake Erie. On October 9, Elliott captured two British vessels, one of which, the Caledonia, became the nucleus for the U.S. flotilla on Lake Erie. Early the next year, Elliot commanded the U.S.S. Madison on Lake Ontario and helped secure the capture of York (Toronto) in July 1813 before joining Perry on Lake Erie as second-in-command on the Niagara which defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10. The events of that day spurred a long-running feud between Perry and Elliott over the latter's conduct during the battle. The controversy grew heated enough that Elliott challenged Perry to a duel. Perry declined the challenge and instead filed formal charges against Elliott for conduct unbecoming of an officer. President Monroe, horrified by the political implications of the quarrel, refused to act on Perry's charges and the issue was never resolved during either Elliott's or Perry's lifetime."

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        Des Causes et de l'Origine de l'établissement des Hopitaux Civils et Militaires. Mémoire qui a concouru le 31 juillet 1812, à la Société des Sciences, Arts et Belles-Lettres de Mâcon.

      Montpellier, de l'Imprimerie d'André Tournel, Aîné, 1813. - in-8. 4ff. 159pp. Broché, couverture muette de l'époque. Edition Originale de cette très rare étude historique sur les hôpitaux. Après avoir exposé les motifs pour lesquels de tels établissements n'avaient pas existé dans l'Antiquité, l'auteur relate l'histoire de leur création à l'époque moderne et revient sur les causes ayant favorisé leur éclosion. L'auteur était un médecin de Montpellier qui avait notamment accompagné les campagnes de Napoléon en Espagne et au Portugal. Très bon exemplaire imprimé sur papier vélin et broché en feuilles, tel que paru, non coupé et non rogné. Quérard, VI, p.364: "Tiré à 120 exemplaires". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        W.H. Pyne on rustic figures, in imitation of chalk

      London: R. Ackermann. 1813. 4to., (2) + ii pp., 36 engraved plates, all printed on heavy wove paper watermarked 1809, the first of the two text pages with a thin streak of staining in the foremargin, the plates all excellent impressions, 3 plates with imprints partially cropped, a very few small spots or soil marks, original half calf over boards, these rather soiled, corners and edges worn, rebacked, the binding sound. Internally in very good state of preservation. First edition: very rare. (OCLC & COPAC find copies only at NYPL + Yale + BL + Guildhall + Aberdeen). Not in Abbey. This suite of soft-ground etchings is an extraordinarily sentimental portrait of the rural working class in Regency England. 'The study of drawing the characters of the peasantry, or rustic figures', Pyne writes, 'although having its foundation in a certain knowledge of the proportions of the human figure, is nevertheless essentially different from the study of the elegant or classic figure, and, perhaps, in as great a degree as the manners and habits of the peasantry differ from those of the most polished of the human race. Not that the rustic is always devoid of dignity; but his is a dignity of a peculiar order, existing in nature, without either the elegance or the affectedness which may be derived from education ..... The elegant heads, the delicate hands and feet, and the languishing positions of the classic figure, cannot accord with the hardy habits of the peasantry. Nothing can be more absurd, than to see a race of gods and goddesses, with scythes and hay-rakes, attired in waggoners' frocks and mop caps. This is an incongruous as it would appear to place slender, highly groomed race-horses in the rude harness of a farmer's team ..... To become acquainted with the true rustic character, the student must go to nature, and view this class of people in their occupations'.

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        The Complaint; or, Night Thoughts

      London: Rivington, 1813. Full straight-grained maroon full morocco binding with five raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, marbled endpapers. Superb traditional style fore-edge painting showing a night rambler and his dog at a moonlit lake alongside ruins by preeminent fore-edge painter Martin Frost with his monogram and authentifcation ticket at front. Numerous excellent engraved plates. Slight foxing. An excellent early 19th century binding and an outstanding complementary fore-edge painting. In matching maroon cloth thumbhole slipcase.

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        Lutze-Kolonialwarenhandlung: 3 prachtvolle Jubiläumsurkunden 1863-1913. Kalligraphische Gratulationsurkunden in Gold und Farben zum 50jährigen, 75jährigen und 100jährigen Bestehen der Firma. Dazu weitere Dokumente zur Firmengeschichte und ihren Inhabern.

      Berlin 1813-1913.. 1. Dem Herrn H. C. G. Lietzmann zur Feier des 50jährigen Bestehens der von dem Herrn Johann August Lutze gegründeten Handlung zum 3ten April 1863. 4 Blatt mit 4 aufmontierten kalligraphischen Kartons mit 2 Veduten, 2 Allegorien in Grisaille und 16 Eckvignetten in Bordüren. Kalligraphie von Ernst Schütze K. Hof-Kalligraph in Berlin. Violetter intarsierter und reich goldgeprägter Samteinband, 43 x 35 cm (lediglich Kapitale zerschlissen). - 2. Herrn Otto Weber, Inhaber der Firma J. A. Lutze zur Erinnerung an den 3. April 1888 den Tag des fünfundsiebzigjährigen Bestehens der Firma in Verehrung gewidmet von den unterzeichneten Vertretern auswärtiger Häuser. 2 Blatt mit Bordüre in Gouache, darunter 2 Ansichten, großer Vignette, Allegorien und Quodlibet-Zeichnungen sowie großer floraler Bordüre. Dunkelvioletter Samteinband, 46 x 36 cm, mit 5 großen vergoldeten und versilberten Vorderdeckelbeschlägen (durchbrochene Eckbeschläge und großes ligiertes Mittelmonogramm Webers; teils leicht oxidiert) sowie 5 Buckeln auf dem Hinterdeckel. Kalligraphie von Ernst Schütze, Berlin, Königl. Hofkalligraph. - 3. Herrn Kommerzienrat Otto Weber gewidmet zum hundertjährigen Jubiläum der Firma J. A. Lutze. 5 Blatt fester Karton mit kalligraphischer Malerei in Gold und Farben sowie 4 einmontierten Originalphotographien. Großes Seidenlesezeichen mit 2 Troddeln. Blindgeprägter Kalbslederband, 48 x 39 cm, über Holzdeckeln mit 4 metallenen Eckschließen, jeweils mit erhaben gearbeiteten Zierstücken und 10 (statt 12) Buckelnägeln. - Dabei: Berlinische Nachrichten. No. 72 vom 17ten Juni 1815. - 4 Urkunden mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift von Friedrich III. und Wilhelm II., Nationaldank für Veteranen, unterschrieben von Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm (1831-1888), dem späteren Friedrich III. an Karl Heinrich Gottfried Lietzmann (20. April 1863), ein ebensolches Patent an den Firmennachfolger Otto Weber (12. Dezember 1889), eine Bestallungsurkunde zum Handelsregister für Otto Weber (23. September 1906) und ein Patent als Kommerzienrath für den Kaufmann Otto Weber in Berlin (11. März 1907), alle drei mit von Wilhelm II. (1859-1941) unterzeichnet. Und weitere Dokumente.. Einzigartige Dokumente zur Stadtgeschichte Berlins, insbesondere der Berliner Kaufmannschaft: Das von Johann August Lutze im Jahre 1813 am Berliner Schlossplatz Nummer 1 gegründete Handelshaus spezialisierte sich im Laufe des Jahres vor allem auf den Verkauf von seltenen, teuren Lebensmitteln, Delikatessen aus der ganzen Welt und Kolonialwaren, die mit Schiffen aus Afrika, Indien und Amerika kamen. In einer Anzeige der beiliegenden Berlinischen Nachrichten vom 17. Juni 1815 wirbt die junge Firma: "Aechte Braunschw. Schlackwurst, beste Brab. Sardellen, Maraschino fino und sopra fino, franz. und Frankfurther Moutarde, feinstes Provenceröhl, ital. Macaroni, Parmesan-, grüner und weißer Schweizerkäse, feinster Karavanen-, Kugel- und Haysan-Thee, beste Vanille- und Gewürz-Chocolate, frischer Selter-, Eger- u. Bitterbrunner, Warschauer Weizenmehl, frische Tisch- und Kochbutter und alle übrige Material- und Italiener-Waaren sind billigst zu haben Schloßplatz Nr. 1 Joh. Aug. Lutze". Die kleinen Vignetten, die die Titelblätter der Gratulationsurkunden zieren, zeigen beispielsweise ein hübsches Seestück mit Seglern im wildbewegten Meer, links und rechts darum die großen Pakete und Fässer mit dem Monogramm "J. A. L." und dem Davidstern, flankiert von der Allegorie des nackten Merkur als Schutzpatron der Händler mit geflügeltem Helm, aber auch mit Äskulabstab und Anker. Ihm gegenüber erscheint Abundantia mit dem Füllhorn - und oben sieht man eine prächtige Vignette des Berliner Stadtschlosses als Symbol des Hoflieferanten. In der Urkunde von 1888 erscheinen die Eisenbahn und das Schiff als Transportmittel für Zucker und Kaffee, überfangen von einer allegorischen Bogengirlande, die sich auf den Sockeln mit zwei Ansichten der prächtigen Berliner und Hamburger Niederlassungen des Handelshauses erhebt; darüber die Stadtwappen mit dem Tor und dem Bären, und ganz oben sitzen Merkur und die üppige Göttin des Überflusses und schauen gnädig auf die Firma. - Weiter beiliegende Dokuente: Aufnahmeurkunde für Herrn Johann August Lutze in die Corporation der Berliner Kaufmannschaft. Berlin, den 31. August 1820. - Aufnahmeurkunde für Carl Gottfried Heinrich Lietzmann, den Schwiegersohn Lutzes. Berlin, den 8. May 1839. - Zahlreiche weitere Urkunden, darunter der Confirmations-Schein für Lietzmann (1827), "Bescheinigung über die geschehene Einschreibung des Lehrlings Lietzmann", eine Einladung "zum Ball u. Souper am 28. Februar 1865 im Königl. Schloss" an Commerzien-Rath Lietzmann, Verleihung einer Ehrenmedaille von der Königlichen General-Ordens-Kommission an denselben (1872), weiterhin Tauf- und Konfirmationsscheine der Familie Lietzmann und Weber sowie Haack, Bürgerinn-Brief für Sophie Dorothee Lietzmann. - Teilweise mit geringen Gebrauchs- bzw. Alterungsspuren.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE: CONTAINING THE Old and New Testaments: TOGETHER WITH THE APOCRYPHA. TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES, AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED BY THE SPECIAL COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY KING JAMES I. OF ENGLAND. WITH MARGINAL NOTES AND REFERENCES. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, AN INDEX; AN ALPHABETICAL TABLE OF ALL THE NAMES IN THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS, WITH THEIR SIGNIFICATIONS, AND TABLES OF SCRIPTURE WEIGHTS, MEASURES, AND COINS; JOHN BROWN'S CONCORDANCE,

      PHILADELPHIA: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY M. CAREY, 1813 Book. Illus. by EMBELLISHED WITH TWENTY FIVE ENGRAVINGS. Very Good (+) Book. Leather Bound. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Beautiful full leather family Bible with five raised bands on spine accentuated with gilt, and gilt spine title over burgundy patch. Nice secure binding with clean, lightly toned pages and a mildly rubbed cover. Lovely illustrations and fold-outs. Genealogy between Old & New Testaments going back to 1770. About 11 x 9 x 3-1/2. Very scarce and well preserved! Here are a few of the family records: Salmon Arnold married to Selina Wilde, August 21, 1796 Salmon Augustus Arnold married to Emily Ruth Sprague Rand, October 24th, 1832 Elizabeth Arnold married to Edward Sprague Rand, September 17th, 1833 Salmon Arnold born Nov. 2nd 1770 Selina Wilde born June 3rd, 1774 Salmon Augustus Arnold born June 26th 1797 Salmon Arnold died Nov. 17th, 1822 Selina Arnold Died March 26th 1826. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall.

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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.1813-A.L.5817. 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: very rare. OCLC, COPAC & NSTC locate copies at only 5 libraries worldwide: BL + Guildhall + T.C.D. + Bodleian + John Rylands. 'An elegant and sumptuous dinner' with numerous speeches and toasts.

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        DAVY (Humphry) On a New Detonating Compound, p.1-7; WITH: Some Further Observations on a New Detonating Substance, pp.242-251;

      - WITH: Some Experiments and Observations on the Substances Produced in Different Chemical Processes on Fluor Spar, pp.263-279. Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 103, * "This was the first announcement in this country of the discovery of nitrogen chloride, which cost Dulong, its discoverer, three fingers and one eye, while even Davy and Faraday (his assistant), who were fully aware of its dangerous properties, were injured by an explosion when experimenting with it." Zeitlinger. DNB, V, p. 641. Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 103, Parts I and II (complete), bound in one volume for 1813, comprising, vi, 310, (6)pp large quarto, with 22 engraved plates, library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title, foot of last leaves and occasionally elsewhere, also an inked library stamp verso title, a good copy, London, Bulmer, sold by Nicol, printers to the Royal Society,1813. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Other papers include: WARE (James) Observations Relative to the Near and Distant Sight of Different Persons, pp.31-50; BREWSTER (David) On Some Properties of Light, pp.101-109; AUSTIN (Gilbert) On a New Construction of a Condenser and Air-Pump, pp138-145; BERZELIUS (J.) Experiments on the Alcohol of Sulphur, or Sulphuret of Carbon, pp.171-199.

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        Suggestions to the promoters of Dr. Bell's system of tuition:

      with an account of the Hampshire Society for the education of the poor; the proceedings of the different diocesan and district institutions, already formed; a general list of schools, and the number of children now receiving instruction, on the new plan, in the principles of the established church.* The engraved plate is not mentioned in other collations.The Rev. Frederic Iremonger was the first secretary of the Hampshire Society for the Education of the Poor, founded in 1811 under the auspices of Andrew Bell's National Society. It is a detailed and comprehensive manual not only on the Madras system itself, but also on school building and management and the place of the school in the community.8vo., v + (1) + 292pp., possibly wanting a half-title, the engraved plate* following p.240 a little foxed and offset, with a printed table ("Daily business at the Mary-le-Bone Institution for Instruction and Industry") following p.250, a 4-page Longman booklist of November 1812 tipped in, the title-page sprung from the binding and faint old library stamp on verso of title, else a very good copy entirely uncut in original boards rebacked., 1813. First edition: rare. (COPAC & OCLC together locate several copies at libraries in B.Isles but only at Yale + UCLA in N.America and at Deakin Un. in Australia). Goldsmiths 20803.. with an account of the Hampshire Society for the education of the poor; the proceedings of the different diocesan and district institutions, already formed; a general list of schools, and the number of children now receiving instruction, on the new plan, in the principles of the established church. * The engraved plate is not mentioned in other collations.The Rev. Frederic Iremonger was the first secretary of the Hampshire Society for the Education of the Poor, founded in 1811 under the auspices of Andrew Bell's National Society. It is a detailed and comprehensive manual not only on the Madras system itself, but also on school building and management and the place of the school in the community. 8vo., v + (1) + 292pp., possibly wanting a half-title, the engraved plate* following p.240 a little foxed and offset, with a printed table ("Daily business at the Mary-le-Bone Institution for Instruction and Industry") following p.250, a 4-page Longman booklist of November 1812 tipped in, the title-page sprung from the binding and faint old library stamp on verso of title, else a very good copy entirely uncut in original boards rebacked.

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        Göppinger Kochbuch). Sammlung vieler Vorschriften von allerley Koch= und Backwerk für junges Frauenzimmer. Von einer Freundin der Kochkunst in Göppingen.[Band 2]: Göppinger Kochbuch. Zweyter Theil oder Neue Sammlung vieler Vorschriften von Fastenspeisen und allerley Koch- und Backwerk.

      Stuttgart Erhardische Buchhandlung [1798] 1813 - Neue Ausgabe. 2 Theile in 1. Kl. 8°. VI S., 394 S; (4) S.,244 S. Ppbd. mit späterem Lederrücken. Das Einband ist berieben und in neuerer Zeit mit Folie bezogen. Die Seiten sind etw. fleckig. Weiss 1972 /1793 - Cagle 476 (nur 1 Tl.). Fehlt den Sammlungen Walterspiel, Alicke, Löchner etc. Vierte Ausgabe für den ersten Teil; Zweite Ausgabe für das "Göppinger Kochbuch". Gutes Exemplars der anonym erschienenen in 2 Teilen, auch bekannt als . Die R. Chr. Knör(in) (auch Dertinger) 1745-1809 war Stadtschreiberin und Kochbuchautorin. Später erschien noch ein 3. Teil des Göppinger Kochbuches als von Johanna Christina Kiesin. Mit Ex-libris Frank Aschendorf. Deutsch; 0,382 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von Armeeknöpfen der Armee Napoleon I. 48 Knöpfe, davon 30 auf Kartonblatt montiert mit Beschriftungskärtchen in Französisch, übrige Knöpfe lose beiliegend. Zusammen in Holzkasten (um 1900)

      Um 1813.. Innendeckel mit eingeklebtem Porträt Napoleons (Kupferstich von Hopwood). 20 x 36,5 x 7 cm. Seltene Sammlung von Armeeknöpfen. Enthält: Republik: mit Le Nation La Loi et Le Roi im Eichenkranz, Republique Francaise und Hut über Liktorenbündel, Hut über XXX-Bündel mit Nummern: 1 (3x) 6, 9, 24, 51, 92, 93, 94 (17 mm) sowie 3, 4, 8, 11, 19, 20, 43, 44, 55, 63, 142 (23-25 mm), Armeehelm über Rüstung, gleicher mit Fahnen, mit Ouvriers du Genie, Gendarmerie Imperiale, gekrönter Adler über 17, gleicher mit Ecole Speciale Imperiale Militaire, Bombe und gekreuzte Kanonen über 2, gleicher mit Anker und Premier Bataillon, nur Bombe, Preuß. Armee Krone über Wappen, 2 Distanzringe. - Unterschiedliche Erhaltung, teils mit Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 12. V. 1813.. 2 SS. 8vo.. An einen nicht ermittelten Adressaten, wohl einen britischen Musikverleger: "Dear Sir, I am extremely sorry that you should have had the trouble of writing so long and explanatory a latter on a subject which it appears to me so little deserving of it! You are of opinion that the said works would not succeed. That is a sufficient reason for my withdrawing it. Be so good therefore to return me my manuscript, and also when you are at leisure, the account of the Plaits already engraved in order that I may know what I am to pay for my bad jugement. Did you take the trouble of imploing Leagal means to prevent the printing of the Concerto in G in Ireland? Should this not yet have taken place, pray let it be done without farther delay. for we should both be equaly be Losers by this species of robbery [...]". - Ränder mit Papierrahmen (mit getuschter Einfassung) verstärkt.

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        Pedestrianism; or an account of the celebrated performances of celebrated pedestrians during the last and present century; with a full narrative of Captain Barclay's public and private marches; and an essay on training

      Aberdeen: D. Chalmers and co., 1813., 1813. Inscribed First Edition. Octavo, pp.viii, 286. Bound in full tan calf, gilt and blind ruling to boards, with raised bands and black title label to rebacked spine; all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles, gilt to board edges. With newspaper obituary insert. Binding shows well, worn to extremities, Internally clean with some minor foxing, light offset to title from frontispiece. Author's inscription, "To Alex Mitchell Esq, with the author's compliments" appears to first blank leaf of textblock. Walter Thom, who also wrote a history of Aberdeen and made contributions to various works of topography, was the father of Alexander Thom, founder of Thom's Irish Almanac and Official Directory. Lovesey, Macnab and Huxtable suggest in "An Athletics Compendium" that this is probably the first book on competitive athletics - indeed, they argue that "Barclay's training methods were to influence athletics training for over a century". The book includes accounts of Barclay's various walking matches and wagers concerning walking matches. Apparently the sport was vigourously contested, as the book includes a ranking of walking races in the 18th and 19th centuries. One notable wager concerned walking a thousand miles in a thousand hours for a thousand guineas. Barclay's advice on training, diet, and dress all exercise a certain fascination, beyond mere curiosity at what came before treadmills, goji berries and lycra. Peter Lovesey, Tom MacNab, Andrew Huxtable, "An Athletics Compendium: A Guide to the Literature of Track and Field".

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        THE PANORAMA OF EUROPE; OR, A NEW GAME OF GEOGRAPHY

      Published by A.K. Newman and Co., 1813. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Printed at the Minerva Press. Plain brown boards. 240 pages, edges untrimmed. Pull-out b/w frontis of The Empress of Russia's Travelling Equipage. Covers are worn with some chipping of surface paper. Joints cracked but binding still tight. Name in ink to top margin of title-page. Preliminary pages are grubby, there is some foxing to the contents. Considering the age of the book the contents are reasonably clean. This is a decent copy of a very scarce item. [R]

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        Hagadah shel Pesach Keminhag Sephardim. Orden de la Agada de Pesah, En Hebraico y Español. Segun Uzan los Judios, Espanoles y Portuguezes, Traducido del Hebraico y Caldeo.

      L. Alexander, London 1813 - Early or original leather binding, rebacked. Yudlov 544. Yaari 381. London. 1813 C.E. Yudlov calls for 7 illustrations & 5 maps. While this copy lacks 1 illustration, the High Priest frontispiece, laid in here in facsimile, it has maps not found in other copies: 6. A Map of Canaan, adaped to the Books of Samuel. Published August 11, 1808 by by C. Taylor . . . London. 7. A Map of Canaan, adapted from the Book of Judges. Published August 1, 1808 by C. Taylor . . . London 8. Travels of Israel in the Wilderness. Published August 1, 1808 by C. Taylor . . . London 9. A Map of Canaan for General Purposes. T. Conde delin. et sculpt. Blank facing title page has handwritten insriptions: Judah Y. Benzague Mary Maltaram de [?Inalroey?] Some browning and stains. Leaves: [2], 19. "This, the only Spanish translation of the Haggadah to be printed in London, is also an example of the survival into the 19th century of the Spanish language among the Sephardic Jews of England" (Yerushalmi 85). The illustrations depict biblical scenes, and the maps detail the terrain of the Middle East. Yerushalmi, plate 85. 4to. In Hebrew and Spanish. The haggadah includes a dedication in Spanish to Senor Don A. Cardoze. Prepared for Spanish & Portuguese Jews by Jacob Meldula of Amsterdam. Hebrew and Spanish on facing pages. This Spanish issue is an augmented edition of Alexander¿s London Hagadah of 1806. It is the First Hagadah with Spanish Translation Printed in London. Cecil Roth, "Printed Illustrated Haggadot," Areshet (3):1961, p 26. In addition to the accessibility afforded by a Spanish translation, the numerous engraved plates and folding maps made this an extremely handsome and highly desired volume among contemporary Jews of Sephardic origin in early nineteenth century England. Although based on the earlier English-language London Haggadah of 1806, also printed by Levi Alexander, this augmented edition included several innovations including an engraved plate depicting the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. Their Iberian origins notwithstanding, the Jews of England sought to demonstrate their integration into British society as expressed in the dedication of this Haggadah to an outstanding British patriot, Aaron Nunez Cardozo. A Jewish merchant of Sephardic origin, Cardozo was probably English-born but later settled in Gibraltar and became an important local hero. In 1798, when he was instrumental in uncovering the conspiracy to betray the fortress to the French, Cardozo was publicly thanked for his services before a parade of the garrison. During the Napoleonic Wars, he used his good offices to keep Gibraltar supplied with water and provisions and before the battle of Trafalgar (1805), he undertook a similar mission on behalf of Lord Nelson. The dedicatory inscription adds to his list of plaudits the "promotion and encouragement of education among the young." Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Queen's Wake: A Legendary Poem

      for George Goldie; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown 1813 - Contemporary full polished calf with blindstamped border designs on both covers, maroon morocco label on spine, marbled endpapers. 353pp. One of Hogg's earliest works, an epic poem which was well-received and helped establish the young poet who went on to produce a generous oeuvre of poetry, novels and literary criticism. Some binding repair, very clean and bright internally. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hagadah shel Pesach Keminhag Sephardim. Orden de la Agada de Pesah, En Hebraico y Español. Segun Uzan los Judios, Espanoles y Portuguezes, Traducido del Hebraico y Caldeo.

      L. Alexander, London 1813 - Modern three quarter leather binding. Yudlov 544. Yaari 381. Complete with all 7 illustrations & 5 maps. Some browning and stains. Leaves: [2], 19. "This, the only Spanish translation of the Haggadah to be printed in London, is also an example of the survival into the 19th century of the Spanish language among the Sephardic Jews of England" (Yerushalmi 85). The illustrations depict biblical scenes, and the maps detail the terrain of the Middle East. Yerushalmi, plate 85. 4to. In Hebrew and Spanish. The haggadah includes a dedication in Spanish to Senor Don A. Cardoze. Prepared for Spanish & Portuguese Jews by Jacob Meldula of Amsterdam. Hebrew and Spanish on facing pages. This Spanish issue is an augmented edition of Alexander¿s London Hagadah of 1806. It is the First Hagadah with Spanish Translation Printed in London. Cecil Roth, "Printed Illustrated Haggadot," Areshet (3):1961, p 26. In addition to the accessibility afforded by a Spanish translation, the numerous engraved plates and folding maps made this an extremely handsome and highly desired volume among contemporary Jews of Sephardic origin in early nineteenth century England. Although based on the earlier English-language London Haggadah of 1806, also printed by Levi Alexander, this augmented edition included several innovations including an engraved plate depicting the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. Their Iberian origins notwithstanding, the Jews of England sought to demonstrate their integration into British society as expressed in the dedication of this Haggadah to an outstanding British patriot, Aaron Nunez Cardozo. A Jewish merchant of Sephardic origin, Cardozo was probably English-born but later settled in Gibraltar and became an important local hero. In 1798, when he was instrumental in uncovering the conspiracy to betray the fortress to the French, Cardozo was publicly thanked for his services before a parade of the garrison. During the Napoleonic Wars, he used his good offices to keep Gibraltar supplied with water and provisions and before the battle of Trafalgar (1805), he undertook a similar mission on behalf of Lord Nelson. The dedicatory inscription adds to his list of plaudits the "promotion and encouragement of education among the young." Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility: A Novel

      London: T. Egerton, 1813. Three volumes complete - Volume One - [4], 306pp; Volume Two - [4], 278pp and Volume Three - [4], 294pp. Contemporary half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth backs divided into five panels, title label to second panel, contrasting volume label to fourth, remaining panels with central flower head device in gilt. Volume one rebacked with original spine laid on, spines slightly faded, rubbed, corners bumped and worn. Light foxing and browning throughout, half-titles present though without terminal blanks. Gilson A2. Second Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis

      In - 12 (163 x 109 mm), XXVIII - 390 pp., maroquin rouge à grain long, dos lisse richement orné, filets et dentelle entourant les plats, motifs en éventail aux angles, filet de coupes, dentelle intérieure, doublure et garde de soie violette, signet de soie assorti, tranches dorées (reliure signée Bozérian). Orné d'un portrait de Virgile par Saint - Aubin, d'une vignette de titre, de bandeaux et d'une carte repliée. Contient une Vie de Virgile en latin en début d'ouvrage (Virgilii Vita, XXVIII pp.). Ex - dono manuscrits sur un feuillet blanc datés de 1813 et 1851. (quelques rares traces, frottements sur les coiffes et les coins, les pages XI à XVI sont en double, petite déchirure dans le haut de la p. 5, et dans le bas des p. 133, 193, 269 et 305, réparation dans la marge inférieure p. 85, piqûres sur les tranches, rousseurs). / / Twelvemo (163 x 109 mm), XXVIII - 390 p., long - grained red morocco, smooth spine richly tooled, fillets and dentelle border on covers with fan - shape tooling on corners, fillet on turns - in, dentelle inside, purple silk linings and end - papers, assorted silk bookmark, gilt edges (binding signed Bozerian). Illustrated with a portrait of Virgile by Saint - Aubin, a vignette on title, engraved headings, and a folding map. Contains a life of Virgile in latin at the beginning (Virgilii Vita, XXVIII pp.). Handwritten dedication on a blank leaf, dated 1813 and 1851. (some rare stains, rubbings on top and bottom of spine, and on corners, pages XI - XVI in double, small tear on top of p. 5, and on bottom of p. 133, 193, 269 and 305, restoration in bottom margin p. 85, spots on edges, brownings).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Die höhere Rechenkunst und ebene und sphärische Trigonometrie für die Oberlandmesser des Großherzogthums Berg.

      Schreiner, Düsseldorf 1813 - XXII, 4 n.n. Blätter ( Inhaltsverzeichnis ), 574 Seiten, 9 n.n. Blätter ( Tafel der natürlichen Logarithmen aller Zahlen von 1300 bis 2900 sowie 1 Blatt Verbesserungen ). Mit 8 Kupfertafeln und 9 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten. Pappband der Zeit, 8°. Inhalt: Anfangsgründe der höheren Rechenkunst - Die ebene Trigonometrie - Anwendung der Trigonometrie: Von den Instrumenten des Trigonometers / Arbeiten des Trigonometers - Schallmessungen. Die acht Kupfertafeln zeigen: Zeichnung arithmetischer Reihen höherer Ordnung - logarithmische Linien - Figur zur ebenen Trigonometrie - Figur zur sphärischen Trigonometrie - Figuren die bei der Berechnung der Kugeldreiecke gebraucht werden - Figuren zur Theorie des Spiegelsextanten, zum Centriren und zum Reduciren der Winkel - verschiedene Werkzeuge, welche Tobias Meyer angegeben um die die Winkel mit Wiederholung zu messen - Abbildung des Spiegelsextanten und des Spiegelkreises. Einband berieben und etwas bestoßen. Die marmorierten Bezugspapiere mit Fehlstellen am Rücken. Innen Vorsatz mit Eckabschnitt, Besitzvermerk. Gelegentlich leicht stock- und braunfleckig sowie leicht fingerfleckig.Einige Seiten leicht eselsohrig. Die Kupfertafeln mit Randläsionen sowie meist etwas stärker stock- bzw.braunfleckig sowie mit kleinem Wasserfleck, Tafel 3 eingerissen. Insgesamt recht gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieser seltenen Anweisung zur Vermessung auch unter Verwendung von Sextanten. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Peerage of Scotland: Containing An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, From Their Origin to the Present Generation 2 Volume set

      Edinburgh: Constable & Co. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Rebacked. Cover rubbed with edge wear. Contents firm. Some light scattered foxing; age toning and offsetting. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs. 1813. Second Edition. Contemporary calf gilt. 390mm x 250mm (15" x 10"). 759pp, xiv, + plates;752pp, xiii, + plates. 17 engraved plates. Heraldic book-plate of Beauport 'Deo et Principe.'. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        The Peerage of Scotland

      Printed by G. Ramsay for Constab - 1813. 2nd ed. revised and corrected, with a continuation to the present period, by John Philip Wood . 2 volumes complete, fine copies in publishers calf, folio, marbled end papers, gold gilt edges to the pages, raised bands and very strong bindings.A very nice set. . . . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookshop and Art Galleries Ltd.]
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        A Narrative of the Campaign in Russia, during the year 1812

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,, [1813]. Quarto (278 × 212 mm). Contemporary half russia, gilt banded spine, marbled sides. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece of Kutuzov by Hopwood, 2 large folding maps (French advance and retreat from Moscow). Hinges split but sound, sides a little rubbed, otherwise a good wide-margined copy complete with half-title. First edition; uncommon: Copac lists 5 copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Oxford, Aberdeen, Cambridge, V&A). "Porter was well placed to observe the campaign. He was historical painter by appointment to the Tsar and married a Russian princess during 1812" (Sandler). Lowndes considered that "the chief value of this book consists in its official documents" and it was reprinted seven times. From the library of General the Honourable Robert Taylor (1760-1839), with his armorial bookplate on the front pastedown and gilt monogram in the head compartment of the spine. Taylor served with the 5th Dragoons, largely in Ireland but also in Flanders and Germany during the French Revolutionary Wars; he was also a member of the Royal Asiatic Society. A fine Napoleonic era provenance.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Peerage of Scotland: Containing An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, From Their Origin to the Present Generation. 2 Volume set

      Edinburgh: Constable & Co. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Rebacked. Cover rubbed with edge wear. Contents firm. Some light scattered foxing; age toning and offsetting. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs. 1813. Second Edition. Contemporary calf gilt. 390mm x 250mm (15" x 10"). 759pp, xiv, + plates;752pp, xiii, + plates. 17 engraved plates. Heraldic book-plate of Beauport 'Deo et Principe.'. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        La Voz de la Libertad Levantada por un Patriota con Ocasion de la Victoria Ganada por las Armas de la Patria contra las tropas del parricida Goyeneche en las cercanías de Salta

      Buenos Ayres: Imprenta de Niños Expòsitos, 1813. First edition. Unbound. A very good untrimmed copy, ink spot on margin, minor edgewear, leaves browned. 4to. Signed and dated: ?El Ciudadano. Buenos-Ayres marzo 29 de 1813.? Though Zinny and others attributed this to the newspaper editor Funes, Furlong makes a reasonable case that someone else penned this cry of victory over Goyeneche near Salta: "Que podamos expirar los ultrajes de trescientos anos! Que podamos con una legislacion sabia hacer ver a nuestros antiguos duenos y a todos los pueblos de la tierra, el medio de perpetuar la felicidad individual, y la prosperidad constante del estado! Esto es que os desea, compatriotas." OCLC shows 4 copies: JCB, Berkeley, NYPL, BN Chile Furlong, IV: 2893; Zinny, Bibliografía histórica p.90, No. 8. Zinny: Efemeridografia argirometropolitana 423. Sabin 100848. Fors: Imprenta de los Niños p. 48.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Spanien. Nach eigener Ansicht im Jahr 1808 und nach unbekannten Quellen bis auf die neueste Zeit. 4 Bände (komplett).

      Frankfurt am Main, Varrentrapp und Sohn, 1813.. 8°. 19 cm. IV, 1392 Seiten. Neuere Halblederbände mit einfachen Papier-Rückenschildchen.. 1. Auflage. Blätter durchgehend mit schwachem Wasserrand, meist im unteren Bereich außerhalb des Textes. Gute Exemplare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Handbuch der Mineralogie. 3 Teile in einem Band.

      Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 1813. XVI, 1158 S. Kl.-8°. Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild.. Einband stärker beschabt, Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen. Besitzvermerk "T.M. Huber Gotting. 1825" auf Vorsatz. Im Text zahlr. teils längere saubere Anm. u. Ergänzungen in deutscher Schrift. - Eines der Hauptwerke des bedeutenden Geologen Hausmann (1782-1859).. "Der Veteran unter den heutigen Mineralogen hat den Reichtum seiner Erfahrungen in seinem Handbuch auf eine interessante Weise niedergelegt..." (Quenstedt, HB d. Mineralogie 1855, S. 7, zur 2. Aufl.). Erstausgabe. Zischka 276. Poggendorff I, 1035. Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kaner & Kaner GbR]
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