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        The metamorphosis of Ajax; a cloacinean satire: With the Anatomy and apology ... To which is added, Ulysses upon Ajax.

      C. Whittingham, 1814. Whittingham printing of this 1596 Rabelaisian satire, in which Sir John Harington describes inventing a flush toilet, resulting in much scatalogical humor as well as sly allusions to members of and events in Queen Elizabeth's court. The work was a mild scandal in its day and earned the wrath of the queen, although only temporarily -- Harington, one of her godsons, fell in and out of favor with her several times before her death. The volume, which includes Harington's two follow-ups to the original piece, features => a fine array of appurtenances including an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, a song with sheet music provided ("O tu qui dans oracula"), a reproduction of the original woodcut illustration of a devil appearing to an aged man in the midst of doing his business, diagrams of the new privy both in parts and assembled, etc. Each section has a facsimile title-page based on originals of 1596. => Edition of only 100 copies. Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.

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        Gentlemen, My addressing a number of young men whom I meet but once a year, & most of whom it is probable I shall never meet again; I am necessarily restricted to a few general topicks ? At present it is my Intention to give you some general observations upon the choice of a medical Library ? " [incipit]

      [New York 1814 - Autograph manuscript, 25 pp. pen and ink on paper, with manuscript corrections and deletions. 8vo (10-1/4 x 8 inches). Original manuscript commencement speech on the topic of the formation of a medical library, delivered to graduates of Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons by the influential early American physician, Samuel Bard (1742-1821), founder of the King's College (Colombia) Medical School, the New York Hospital, and longtime president of Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons.Bard was raised in New York City, received his medical degree in Edinburgh, and went into practice with his father, also a physician, in 1765. "Interested in improving the education of American physicians since his student days at Edinburgh and impressed by what fellow studentJohn Morganhad achieved in Philadelphia (founding the first medical school in America at what is now the University of Pennsylvania), Bard and several other physicians founded in 1767 New York's first medical school - the country's second - at King's College" (ANB). In 1769 Bard delivered the school's first commencement address, published that year as "A Discourse Upon the Duties of a Physician, With Some Sentiments on the Usefulness and Necessity of Publick Hospital." The speech so impressed the city's leaders that a thousand pounds was pledged to form a new hospital, and a charter from King George III in 1771 created the New York Hospital.Bard's practice suffered some during the Revolution because of his early Loyalist sympathies and he lost his position at King's College, which closed the medical school during the war. He soon regained his prominent status and became the leading physician in New York City. "Bard was beloved by his patients and highly esteemed by his colleagues as a practitioner. According to one of his memorialists, Henry William Ducachet, it "was unfashionable to be sick without being visited by Dr. Bard" (ANB). After the war, when the capitol of the new nation was located in New York City, Bard served as private doctor to George Washington, who credited Bard with saving his life after successfully removing a carbuncle from his thigh.In 1785 Bard was appointed trustee and dean of Columbia College, which had reopened its medical school. In 1814 the medical school merged with the College of Physicians and Surgeons and Bard was appointed its first president, a position he held until his death.Bard's published works include his 1769 King's College commencement address, a pioneering work on diphtheria (An Enquiry into the Nature, Cause and Cure, of the Angina Suffocativa, or, Sore Throat Distemper, 1771) and the first American textbook on obstetrics (A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, 1807), which remained the standard work in the field for American doctors for decades. Sewn self-wrappers in two separated gatherings. Moderate wear, 2-inch tear to lower portion of last 6 leaves, affecting text. In a custom green half morocco slipcase and chemise Autograph manuscript, 25 pp. pen and ink on paper, with manuscript corrections and deletions. 8vo (10-1/4 x 8 inches)

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        A HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, Its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings. In Two Volumes. (Vol.I, Vol.II)

      London printed L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh: R. Ackermann, 1814. Hardcover. Very Good-. Hand-coloured plates (81) + uncoloured portrait of the dedicatee by Westall, Pugin, Nash, Mackenzie, Turner & Sir J. Reynolds costume plates by Unwins. Large quarto (36x28.5cm page size/binding height 38cm) contemporary sugar paper covered boards rebacked with printed labels (tips worn & lower edge somewhat shelf worn/corners a bit bumped). Half title + coloured frontisplate + title + uncoloured Grenville portrait + dedication leaf + [vi]-xiv (subscribers & plate list) +1-xxv (the city) +275pp +[6]p index; Vol.II half title + colour frontisplate + title +262pp +[6]pp index. Without the Founders' portraits which are not called for in the plate list and which Tooley notes were 'not issued till a later date' so the book is complete without these. Some off-setting of plates to adjacent text leaves but not affecting legibility. More than a dozen plates carry the watermark of WHATMAN 1812 and most plates are uncut (ie not trimmed) thus with slight narrow edge tanning. Ex Library with circular blind stamps (1.6cm) throughout. The verso of both titlepages have 3x4mm stamp with accession & shelf number and "enf.trans.4/70" filled in neatly. It does not show through to recto of leaf and there is now a gift book plate tipped over this. The pastedown has bookplate of F.W. Searle + initials & 1" red ink circle. Newer free endpaper watermarked 1833 and is not part of the pastedown or next free sheet. *Beautiful and very clean copy with large margins, clean unsmudged coloring on thick crisp paper (Abbey Scenery 278).

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        Journal of a voyage from Okkak on the coast of Labrador to Ungava Bay, westward of Cape Chudleigh ; undertaken to explore the coast, and visit the Esquimaux in that unknown region

      London: Printed for the [United] Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel Among the Heathen by W. M'Dowall, 1814. First edition. The son of a Warsaw baker, Benjamin Kohlmeister apprenticed as a cabinetmaker before wandering into the Moravian congregation at Dresden. In 1790, he was sent to Labrador where he served a 12-year residence at Okak, the Moravians' northernmost station. After a hiatus in Europe, he returned to Okak in 1810 with Georg Kmoch. Accompanied by 15 Inuit, the pair traveled north from the settlement to Cape Chidley , the Ungava Bay, and as far north as the Koksoak River scoping out sites for settlement. The volume offered here is the account of that voyage. In 1818, Kohlmeister became the general superintendent of the mission, headquartered at Nain.. 22cm; 83 pages, folding engraved map. Bound in recent polished calf ruled in gilt on both boards and tooled at each corner. A bit sun-drenched on spine. Fine condition.

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        Circular letter with directions for establishing local committees and fund-raising.

      Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Bible Society, 1814. Bibles. 8vo. unbound. (4) pages. A circular letter from the Board of Directors of the Middlesex County branch of the Massachusetts Bible Society, addressed in ink to Rev. Charles Stearns and others in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The letter sets forth the duty of the Society to distribute the Scriptures and motivate local congregations and parishes to assist in so doing. It includes directions and advice for setting up local committees and a sample address to encourage contributions. Signed in type by Levi Hedge, Jedidiah Morse, and Jeremiah Evarts. Addressed to Rev Stearns. Creased, very slight foxing. Back page torn along crease.

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        Christna Lärans förkunnande af Ansgarius. [Och:] Olof Skötkonungs dop vid Husaby källa.

      Två teckningar i bläck på tunt brunt papper. Båda signerade och daterade: »Westin 1814». 30 × 24 resp. 39 × 28,8 cm. Den sistnämnda bilden lagad i marginalen med obetydlig inverkan på den tecknade ramlinjen. Proveniens: Westins kusin, konstnärskollegan Olof Johan Södermark (1790-1848), därefter i arv. Litteratur: Bo Vahlne, Nyinredningen av Rosersbergs slott 1797-1818 (1988), s. 226-27 (jfr illustr.). En av bilderna (Christna Lärans förkunnande af Ansgarius) i ny ram, förgylld med bladguld. Syrafri passepartout. Den andra oinramad. Teckningar till kormålningar för Rosersbergs slottskapell i samband med Karl XIII:s nyinredning av slottet 1797-1818. Väggmålningarna blev aldrig utförda men var tänkta att placeras över två igensatta sidofönster. Dessa teckningar utgör två olika alternativ för det ena fältet; under planeringen byttes nämligen Ansgarsbilden ut mot Olof Skötkonungs dop vid Husaby källa. Det andra fältet skulle föreställa Protestantiska Evangeliska Lutherska lärans antagande under Konung Gustaf I:s regering. Förklaringen till förändringen är troligen att Karl XIII önskade att två företrädare i den svenska regentlängden skulle spegla hans egna insatser för den andliga förnyelsen i landet (Vahlne s. 227). Att målningarna inte kom till utförande berodde antagligen på att Westin inte hann leverera dem till Karl XIII i tid, och att beställningen inte förnyades av den nye slottsherren, Karl XIV Johan. I Nationalmuseum resp. privat ägo har två teckningar till de slutligt valda motiven bevarats. De avbildas av Vahlne på s. 226-27 och kan vara de som ställdes ut på Konstakademien i Stockholm 1816. Föreliggande teckning av Olof Skötkonungs dop är uppenbarligen kalkerad på bilden som återges av Vahlne, men Ansgarsteckningen kan möjligen vara unik. På Rosersberg utförde hovmålaren Westin bl. a. Dagens stunder, fyra dörröverstycken med antikiserande figurer i Stora sängkammaren (1812-13).

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        La captivité et la mort de Pie Vi par le Général de Merck , Gouverneur de la citadelle de Valence à l'époque de la détention du souverain Pontife

      Dove, Londres 1814 - Londres, Imp. Dove , Chez Mme De Merck , 1814 - In8 ( 14x22cm) plein veau d'époque à faux nerfs , titre et filets dorés , pièce de titre , 217 pages - Portrait de Paul VI en frontispice et du Gal De Merck après la liste des souscripteurs - Reliure frottée , mors fragile - Dans l'ordre : préface de l'auteur - liste des souscripteurs - captivité de Pie VI - lettre avec au moins la signature manuscrite de la Femme du Général , si ce n'est la totalité de la lettre - pièces justificatives soit : lettre de l¿évêque de St Domingue en réponse à celle du général (7pp)et Appel a la désertion aux soldats étrangers de Napoléon (10pp). Étonnant Général et étrange destin !! Le général De Merck fut le Gouverneur de Valence et donc le geôlier de Pie VI sous le directoire - Il fut ensuite envoyé en 1802 à Saint Domingue afin de mater les " esclaves " révoltés ou on le retrouve Commandant du département de Cabao - Il s'en sort vivant ( 50% de mortalité du corps expéditionnaire ) et est fait prisonnier par les Anglais ou déserte et se met à leur service ( la question n'est pas tranchée .) - Il fait partie des troupes Britanniques au Portugal ou il appelle les soldats étrangers de l'Empire Français à la désertion ! La signature manuscrite de sa veuve est datée de Paris en Février 1816 , donc il est décédé . Dans la liste des souscripteurs du beau monde , Mme de Staël , le Général Dumourier , etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ruine "Schönborn".

      - Lithographie v. Josef Cogels, um 1814, 20 x 30 Winkler, die Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie, Nr. 130/09 ( richtig 08 ). - Sehr seltene Ansicht aus der Frühzeit der Lithographie. Zeigt den Stammsitz des Geschlechts derer von Schönborn.

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        VOYAGE TO ABYSSINIA AND TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF THAT COUNTRY, EXECUTED UNDER THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, IN THE YEARS 1809 AND 1810; in which are included, An Account of the Portuguese Settlements on the East Coast of Africa, visited in the course of the voyage; A Concise Narrative of Late Events in Arabia Felix; and Some Particulars respecting the Aboriginal African Tribes, extending from Mosambique to the borders of Egypt; together with Vocabularies of their respective languages

      London: F. C. and J. Rivington, 1814. First edition and with the errata leaf. 37 maps, charts, views, etc., including two vignettes and a very large, multi-folding hand-coloured map of Abyssinia. Large 4to, contemporary diced russia, gilt decorated with double fillet lines and roll tooled borders on the covers, raised bands with gilt decorations to the compartments of the spine, gilt edged boards and turnovers, marbled endleaves, all edges marbled. xii, 506, lxxv index pp. Rare in contemporary binding unrestored, the hinges are cracking and could be refurbished quite well, cords generally sound, a few unobtrusive ex libris markings quite small in nature at the prelims, plates and charts and maps in nice condition, the text crisp and clean and sound. Salt was sent by the British government to Abyssinia to present gifts to the king, report on the state of the country, and cultivate relations with the tribes along the Red Sea coast.

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        Patronage

      London: J. Johnson and Co, 1814. First Edition. Calf. Near fine. 1st edition. 4 volumes. Half title in volume III only (none called for in vol. I), errata for all four volumes in volume IV. Contemporary polished light tan calf, decorated and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, armorial bookplate of the Earl of Ilchester. Light fading to spines and occasional internal toning, else near fine. Sadleir 780.

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        "Gentlemen, My addressing a number of young men whom I meet but once a year, & most of whom it is probable I shall never meet again; I am necessarily restricted to a few general topicks ... At present it is my Intention to give you some general observations upon the choice of a medical Library ... " [incipit]

      [New York, 1814. Autograph manuscript, 25 pp. pen and ink on paper, with manuscript corrections and deletions. 8vo (10-1/4 x 8 inches). Sewn self-wrappers in two separated gatherings. Moderate wear, 2-inch tear to lower portion of last 6 leaves, affecting text. In a custom green half morocco slipcase and chemise. Autograph manuscript, 25 pp. pen and ink on paper, with manuscript corrections and deletions. 8vo (10-1/4 x 8 inches). Original manuscript commencement speech on the topic of the formation of a medical library, delivered to graduates of Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons by the influential early American physician, Samuel Bard (1742-1821), founder of the King's College (Colombia) Medical School, the New York Hospital, and longtime president of Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons. Bard was raised in New York City, received his medical degree in Edinburgh, and went into practice with his father, also a physician, in 1765. "Interested in improving the education of American physicians since his student days at Edinburgh and impressed by what fellow student John Morgan had achieved in Philadelphia (founding the first medical school in America at what is now the University of Pennsylvania), Bard and several other physicians founded in 1767 New York's first medical school - the country's second - at King's College" (ANB). In 1769 Bard delivered the school's first commencement address, published that year as "A Discourse Upon the Duties of a Physician, With Some Sentiments on the Usefulness and Necessity of Publick Hospital." The speech so impressed the city's leaders that a thousand pounds was pledged to form a new hospital, and a charter from King George III in 1771 created the New York Hospital. Bard's practice suffered some during the Revolution because of his early Loyalist sympathies and he lost his position at King's College, which closed the medical school during the war. He soon regained his prominent status and became the leading physician in New York City. "Bard was beloved by his patients and highly esteemed by his colleagues as a practitioner. According to one of his memorialists, Henry William Ducachet, it "was unfashionable to be sick without being visited by Dr. Bard" (ANB). After the war, when the capitol of the new nation was located in New York City, Bard served as private doctor to George Washington, who credited Bard with saving his life after successfully removing a carbuncle from his thigh. In 1785 Bard was appointed trustee and dean of Columbia College, which had reopened its medical school. In 1814 the medical school merged with the College of Physicians and Surgeons and Bard was appointed its first president, a position he held until his death. Bard's published works include his 1769 King's College commencement address, a pioneering work on diphtheria (An Enquiry into the Nature, Cause and Cure, of the Angina Suffocativa, or, Sore Throat Distemper, 1771) and the first American textbook on obstetrics (A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, 1807), which remained the standard work in the field for American doctors for decades.

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        FLORA DES ÖSTERREICHISCHEN KAISERTHUMES. 18 Hefte (von 24) in 15 Lief. (H. 12-15 zus.) 180 (von 240) Kupfertafeln und 91 begleitende Texten

      Leopold TRATTINNICK: FLORA DES ÖSTERREICHISCHEN KAISERTHUMES. 18 Hefte (von 24) in 15 Lieferungen (H. 12-15 zusammen). 180 (von 240) Kupfertafeln und 91 begleitende Texten. Wien: Auf Kosten des Herausgebers [Kommissionsverlag bei Schaumburg und Comp.] 1814-1817. Lex.-8. H. 1-10: S. 1-104, Texte Nrn. 1-69, 112 Taf.; H. 11: S. 1-8, Texte Nrn. 101-105, 8 Taf.; H. 12-15 (4 Nrn.), 1 Bl. (Nachricht), 33 Taf. (Nrn. 109-140); H. 16: S. 9-16, Texte Nrn. 106-113, 9 Taf.; H. 17: S. 17-20, Texte Nr. 114-117, 9 Taf.; H. 18: S. 21-24, Texte Nrn. 118-122, 9 Taf. Originale Lieferumschläge in Fadenheftung mit gestochenem kalligrafischem Titel sowie floralem Linien- und Rahmenwerk. Umfangreiches Konvolut von 18 der 24 Hefte mit 180 der 240 „schwarzen", von Joseph Seher nach dekorativen Zeichnungen gestochenen Kupfertafeln des unter Herausgeberschaft von Leopold Trattinnick (1764-1849), Custos am Wiener Hof-Naturalienkabinett (heute Naturhistorisches Museum), erschienenen, komplett äußerst seltenen botanischen Prachtwerks über Österreichs Flora, hier mit den originalen, mit gestochenen Titeln versehenen Lieferungsumschlägen. Die vorliegenden Hefte 1-18 erschienen von Dezember 1814 bis Ende Jahr 1817 auf Kosten Trattinnicks und wurden über die Wiener Verlagsbuchhandlung Schaumburg vertrieben. Im Anschluß und teils parallel zu seinem ebenfalls zuerst in Lieferungen erschienenen »Archiv für Gewächskunde« (1811-1818, 5. Lief., 250 Taf.) brachte der geschäftstüchtige Botaniker und Fachschriftsteller auch die »Flora des österreichischen Kaiserthums« in der Folge als von ihm selbst vorfinanzierte Buchausgabe heraus, welche 1816 und 1820 in Kommission über den Verlagsbuchhändler Anton Strauß vertrieben wurde, und zunächst 2 Bände mit den Lieferungsheften 1-22 beinhaltend 219 Tafeln nebst 2 gestochenen Porträts umfasste. Ebenso wie im Fall der »Ausgemahlte Tafeln aus dem Archiv der Gewächskunde« (1813-14, 4 Bde., 407 Taf.) konnte dabei auch die »Flora« gegen Subskription mit kolorierten Kupfern bezogen werden, wobei Trattinnick dafür den vierfachen Preis der „schwarzen" Normalausgabe veranschlagte (wie er im Vorwort zu H. 1 berichtet). 1822 folgten als Nachtrag die Hefte 23 und 24, die als 3. Band der »Flora« herauskamen und weitere 21 Tafeln von „Holz-Pflanzen" beinhalteten, so dass sich die Gesamtzahl der Kupfertafeln des Werks auf 240 erhöhte (vgl. Nissen BB 1985; das Tafelverzeichnis (sh. digital. Ex. d. UB Frankfurt/Main) nennt allerdings für die Bde. 1 (111) u. 2 (107) nur 218 statt 219 Tafeln). Im vorliegenden Konvolut fehlen die Lieferungshefte 19-24 mit 60 Tafeln, als da sind 39 Taf., die in Bd. 2 der Buchausgabe mit den Pflanzen Nrn. 126 und 165-200 Eingang gefunden haben (wobei 180 u. 181 jew. 2 Taf. umfassen) und 21 Taf. d. 3 Bandes, sowie die beschreibenden Texte ab Pflanze Nr. 92. Hingegen ist hier eine Tafel vorhanden (H. 9: „Pedicularis versicolor"), die in der gebundenen Ausgabe nicht vorkommt. PROVENIENZ: Zwei datierte und signierte Widmungen Trattinnicks in lateinischer Sprache (mit Bleistift und Tinte, Heft 6, Titelbl. v; Heft 8, Titelbl. r u. v) für Leopold Mark (1765-1816), Kaufmann und Bürgermeister von Klosterneuburg, der Heimatstadt des Herausgebers. Die „Flora des österreichischen Kaiserthums" zählt zu den seltensten von Trattinnicks raren Werken über heimische wie exotische Flora. Das Werk wurde und wird im Handel sehr selten angeboten, auch nicht in einzelnen Heften. Vorliegendes Konvolut ist zudem aufgrund der nahezu unauffindbaren Lieferumschläge und der Widmungen ein Unikat. Laut JAP/APO wurde seit 1950 lediglich ein einziger vollständige Exemplarsatz versteigert, ein zweiter und letzter Auktionseintrag findet sich erst wieder 2005 (koloriertes Ex. d. Bde. 1-2, Hartung & Hartung (Auktion 111, Los 555). Vollständige Exemplarsätze mit allen 3 Bänden haben laut OCLC und KVK weltweit lediglich die UB Wien, die ÖNB (Grafikslg.), die ULB Münster und eine weitere Bibliothek. Heftränder stellenweise eselsohrig; Rücken, insbesondere an den oberen und unteren Enden bestoßen und mit Fehlstellen, Bindung von H. 1 in der Mitte gelöst, die Ränder des Vorderumschlags stellenweise mit Fehlstellen; die auf Maschinbütten abgezogenen Textblätter teils stockfleckig und mit Lichträndern, die auf stärkerem, handgeschöpftem und hellem Bütten mit breitem Rand gedruckten und seitlich sowie unten unbeschnittenen Tafeln dagegen bis auf wenige Stockflecken frisch. De Belder 359 (bezeichnet die von Nissen angegebene Anzahl von 240 Tafeln für zu hoch); Nissen BB 1985.

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        Recueil factice, en partie manuscrit, ouvrant sur L'art de l'essayeur de Laurent Chaudet

      1814 - [4]-XVIII-[2]-396 pp. ; Paris, Chez M. Desmarais, 1814-1835, in-8, [4]-XVIII-[2]-396 pp. ; diverses pièces imprimées et manuscrites, paginées à l'encre 397 à 666. ; 7 pl. dépl. et rehaussées à la main, dont 3 dessinées à la plume, demi-veau tabac, dos lisse, Ex-dono manuscrit, non signé, de Laurent Chaudet : "Offert à l'auteur à M. E. Onfraye", au titre de la première pièce. A la suite de L'art de l'essayeur, diverses pièces ont été numérotées à l'encre 397 à 666 pp. : de 397 à 546 figurent des pièces imprimées ; les pages 547 à 595 sont manuscrites, 596-642 vierges, 643-657 imprimées, et 659-666 manuscrites. Ces pièces, extraites de recueils, touchent à la certification des métaux et aux travaux du Laboratoire des essais de monnaie. Ces documents sont particulièrement intéressants pour l'histoire des techniques proto-industrielles, à la croisée des chemins avec la science académique. Le compilateur et transcripteur, anonyme, y a fait figurer des mémoires de Chaudet, d'Arcet, Gay-Lussac et Puymartin, reliés dans l'ordre suivant : - CHAUDET, Mémoire contenant quelques expériences sur l'emploi du bismuth dans la détermination du titre des matières d'or et d'argent. Tirage à part, extrait des Annales de chimie et de physique. 24 pp. - CHAUDET, Mémoire sur quelques expériences tendantes [sic] à déterminer, par la coupellation et le départ seulement, le titre exact d'un lingot contenant de l'or, du platine, de l'argent et du cuivre. 24 pp. (Tirage à part, extrait des Annales de chimie et de physique, t. II, 1816.) - CHAUDET, Note contenant quelques expériences relatives à l'action de l'acide hydrochlorique sur les alliages d'étain et d'antimoine. 11 pages. (Tirage à part, extrait des Annales de chimie et de physique, t. III, 1816.) - CHAUDET, Note sur la fabrication des médailles coulées. 12 pages. (Tirage à part, extrait des Annales de chimie et de physique, t. VI, 1817.) - PUYMARTIN, Mémoire sur les procédés les plus convenables pour remplacer le cuivre par le bronze dans la fabrication des médailles. Paris, A. Égron, 1823. 58 pages. - [MANUSCRIT] D'ARCET, Mémoire sur la détermination des quantités de plomb nécessaires pour passer à la coupelle les essais d'argent à différens titres. (Retranscrit à partir des Annales de chimie et de physique, t. I, 1816.) - [MANUSCRIT] D'ARCET, Note sur les alliages de platine et d'argent, et sur l'application que l'on peut faire de ce procédé à l'exploitation des mines d'argent contenant du platine. (Retranscrit à partir des Annales de chimie, ou recueil de mémoires concernant la chimie et les arts qui en dépendent, t. 89, 1814). - [MANUSCRIT] CHAUDET, Note sur l'essai d'or fin (or à 1000 millième). (Retranscrit à partir des Annales de chimie et de physique, t. IV, 1817.) - [MANUSCRIT] GAY-LUSSAC, Observation sur l'essai des matières d'argent par la voie humide. (Retranscrit à partir des Annales de Chimie et de Physique, tome LVIII, 1835.) - CHAUDET, Description du laboratoire des essais des monnaies. (Tirage à part, extrait des Annales de l'Industrie française et étrangère, Août 1830.) Ex-libris Henri Vieillard et cachet annulé de la bibliothèque catholique de Paris. Étiquette en pied du dos. Charnières frottées, rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Modelo de los Cristianos presentado a los Insurgentes de América,

      Mexico: en la oficina de Ontiveros,, 1814. y una introduccion necesarísima para desengaño de muchos en las actuales circunstancias, en la qual se funda el derecho de la soberania propria del Sr. D. Fernando VII...; [Together with] El Modelo de los Cristianos; Jesus en el Calvario y maria su Madre mirandole. 2 works bound in 1, small square octavo (172 x 113 mm). Publisher's Mexican marbled sheep, flat spine gilt ruled and decorated with gilt fleurons, gilt roll tool border on sides enclosing a broad gilt roll tool panel consisting of pomegranates, foliage and flowers, yellow edges, marbled endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; a lovely copy, wide-margined and crisp. First edition of this political tract, published in the years preceding the Mexican War of Independence, in an unusually excellent and richly decorated Mexican binding. Fernandez de San Salvador (1756–1842), was a writer and lawyer devotedly loyal to the Old Regime and the King of Spain, Ferdinand VII. The first of these two works, El Modelo de Los Cristianos presentado a los Insurgentes de América, warns its readers against revolutionaries, both those in support of Napoleon, and those in support of total independence from Europe. From 1808 to 1813 Spain, and therefore Mexico, had been under Napoleonic rule. Ferdinand VII was reinstated as King on 11 December 1813, however the power of the monarchy had been greatly diminished. This work therefore warns against the calls emerging in the light of this turbulence for total independence from Europe; which included calls made by San Salvador's own niece, Leona Vicario. Vicario, an orphan, who is often described as "the great heroine of Mexican Independence", was under the guardianship of San Salvador when she began her crucial involvement in the independence movement. This rift in their political ideals did not, however, appear to cause great conflict between the two, despite Vicario being imprisoned in March 1813. Vicario soon escaped and joined the rebel army, marring a fellow insurgent, Andrés Quintana Roo, who was coincidentally San Salvador's former law clerk. The second work is a religious treaty which promotes traditional Catholic devotion during times of discord. It includes a subscribers list, which details the distribution of the 800 copies published, and suggests that just 12 copies were bound thus.

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        Blick auf den See.

      - altkol. Umrißradierung v. Köpp v. Felsenthal b. Artaria et Comp., 1814, 26,5 x 37,5 Nebehay-Wagner 309/65, Thieme-Becker XXIV, p 145; aus "Historisch mahlerische Darstellungen von Oesterreich", einer Serie prachtvoll kolorierter Umrissradierungen; malerische Ansicht des Lunzer Sees, im Vergleich zu Blättern des ersten Bandes mit deutlich farbenprächtigerem Himmel (Aufgrund eines Vulkanausbruchs 1815 waren die biedermeierlichen Sonnenuntergänge in Europa von nie dagewesener Pracht); etwas lichtrandig, sonst tadellos.

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        Gesamtans.,.

      - altkol. Umrißradierung v. Köpp v. Felsenthal, A. b. Artaria Wien, 1814, 26,5 x 37,5 Nebehay-Wagner 309/53, Thieme-Becker XXIV, p 145; aus "Historisch mahlerische Darstellungen von Oesterreich", einer Serie prachtvoller Umrissradierungen vor allem aus dem Viertel unter dem Wienerwald; sehr dekorative Ansicht der Stadt Herzogenburg mit dem die Stadt dominierenden Stift in der linken Bildhälfte, demnach ist die Blickrichtung Süden, mit dekorativer Personenstaffage im Vordergrund (Bauern bei der Ernte, Kutsche, ein Wandersmann, im Hintergrund die Berge des Alpenvorlandes; etwas gebräunt, in blaßen Farben koloriert, am oberen Rand oberhalb der Plattenkante alt angerändert, sonst tadellos.

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        Bel ensemble de documents XVIIIe-XIXe sur Marseille.

      - 21 divers Divers XVIIIe-XIXe bon - « Lettre de S.A.S. Madame la duchesse d'Orléans, à M. le Marquis de Mongrand, maire de Marseille, en réponse à celle qu'il avait eu l'honneur de lui écrire, pour la supplier d'honorer de sa présence la ville de Marseille, à son retour en France ». 1 p. in-4. Mahon, île de Minorque, 26 mai 1814. - « Nous Louis-Antoine de Bourbon, fils de France, duc d'Angoulême, aux habitans des départemens du Midi ». Marseille, imprimerie d'Antoine Ricard. 1 p. in-4. - « Voeu des Marseillais à Son Altesse Royale monseigneur le Duc d'Angoulême ». 4 pp. in-12. Marseille, imprimerie de Dublé. - « Mairie de Marseille. Anniversaire de la mort de S.M. le Roi Louis XVI ». 4 pp. in-12. Marseille, chez Antoine Ricard. Janvier 1816. Deux exemplaires. - Adresse du Maire de Marseille, le marquis de Montgrand, à ses concitoyens. 4 pp. in-12. Décembre 1815. Imprimerie d'Antoine Ricard. - Brevet de la Garde nationale de Marseille. 1793. - Extrait des registres des délibérations du Conseil Municipal de la ville de Marseille du 17 juillet 1817, concernant le prolongement de la rue de Paradis. 9 pp. ½ in-folio. - Laissez-passer révolutionnaire délivré par la municipalité de Marseille, signé par le général Noguès. Marseille, an 7. Vignette. - Supplique au maréchal de Villars accompagnée d'un mémoire « Faits arrivés à Marseille entre les sieurs Duclos et Calamand ». 2 manuscrits du XVIIIe, 3 pp. gd in-folio. Sur une tentative d'homicide. - Lettre circulaire de l'imprimeur libraire Mossy. Marseille, 1806. - « Prix courant des drogueries ». Long document, en partie imprimé, dont les prix ont été complétés à la main. Marseille. 1816. 39 x 11 cm, sur 2 pages. - 3 cartes de commerce XIXe (ganterie, fumiste, marchand de vins et huile) - 3 factures XIXe, dont deux illustrées (manufacture de papiers peints, entreprise de vidange et fosses mobiles (ornée d'une très belle gravure) et Usine du Pont de Vivaux) - Lettre à en-tête de La Gueuse Parfumée, « revue mensuelle – histoire, lettres, sciences et arts ». Marseille, 1887. - Imprimé : « Souvenirs du Théâtre Michel » par Auguste Mestrallet. Imprimerie Moullot à Marseille, XIXe. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Catalogus librorum impressorum bibliothecæ regiæ academiæ Upsaliensis. I:1-2-II.

      Uppsala, Stenhammar et Palmblad, 1814. 4:o. (2),LXVIII,(2),164,155-156,167-530 + (2),531-1040 + (4),147,158-59,150-384 s. Med grav. titelvinjett i del I:1. Tre vinröda hklbd från sent 1800-tal med tryckta grå något fläckiga titeletiketter. Övre röda snitt, övriga snitt endast putsade. Ryggarna lätt blekta och lite småfläckiga. I första delen enstaka fläckar i övre marginalen och två trycksvärtefläckar på s. 112. På tjockt papper. Bra svit med Torbjörn Lenskogs små exlibrisetiketter. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 2810. Katalogen upptar svenska och utländska arbeten tryckta t.o.m. 1796 och tryckningen påbörjades 1805. Utan det gemensamma smutstitelbladet för del I som var tänkt att kasseras och som heller inte nämns av Almquist. I del II är blad 39/40, 243/44 & 267/68 utbytesblad. Detta är fortfarande Uppsala universitetsbiblioteks huvudkatalog, även om de supplerande kort- och datorkatalogerna med tiden blivit mycket omfattande.

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        Elements of Political Science. In Three Volumes.

      Edinburgh: James Ballantyne and Co., 1814 - 3 volumes, octavo (210 x 130 mm). Contemporary polished tree calf, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, edges yellow and speckled blue. Armorial bookplates of Edward Strutt to front pastedowns, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper of vol. 1. Spines discreetly restored, extremities lightly rubbed, minor offsetting to front free endpaper from bookplates and facing pages from integral cloth markers, faint foxing to contents, an excellent set. First edition of the Scottish author's analysis of government rights and constitutional authority, a gift copy inscribed from the Trustees of Manchester College, York, to Edward Strutt, 1st Baron Belper, "as a Prize for Diligence, Regularity & Proficiency during the Session of 1817-18". Strutt, for whom the title Baron Belper was created in 1856, was a first-year student at York at the time. He later became a liberal politician and served as the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. "Craig's Elements combines Godwin and Adam Smith, making the impartial spectator as anarchist the theoretical foundation for a comprehensive text-book in the political sciences. It may have been intended for the new professional course which the Professor of Logic, George Jardine, wanted introduced at the Scottish universities. Craig's work was immediately translated into German (Leipzig, 1816) in support of the old-liberal, anti-revolutionary cause" (Haakonssen, p. 156). See Knud Haakonssen, Natural Law and Moral Philosophy: From Grotius to the Scottish Enlightenment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rußland wie es wirklich ist! Der 17. Jahrestag der Polnischen Revolution. Eine Rede gesprochen in der zu Paris am 29. November 1847 zur Feier dieses Jahrestags gehaltenen Versammlung. Von M. Bakunin, russischem Flüchtling. Ins Deutsche übertragen.

      19,5 x 12,5 cm. 16 Seiten. Flugschrift mit Rückenheftstreifen. *Stammhammer I, 19: Nettlau, S. 42. - Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten. - Michail Alexandrowitsch Bakunin, (1814-1876) war ein russischer Revolutionär und Anarchist. Er gilt als einer der einflussreichsten Denker, Aktivisten und Organisatoren der anarchistischen Bewegung. Ursprünglich entstammte Bakunin einer alten russischen Adelsfamilie, er entzog sich jedoch dem Leben und dem Militär in Russischen Diensten und schlug sich als Mathematiklehrer durch. 1840 kam er nach Berlin und lernte die großen Denker und Philosophen des Vormärz kennen und engagierte sich für den Sozialismus. Nach dem Ausbruch der Februarrevolution 1848 in Frankreich kehrte Bakunin nach Paris zurück und nahm am revolutionären Kampf teil. Als Mitorganisator der Aufstände im Mai 1849 in Dresden wurde er schließlich verhaftet, mehrfach zum Tode verurteilt und schließlich nach Rußland ausgeliefert, wo er zunächst zu lebenslanger Kerkerhaft und 1857 zu lebenslanger Verbannung nach Sibirien verurteilt wurde. Dort gelang ihm 1861 aber die Flucht und er kehrte über Japan und Amerika nach Europa zurück, wo er in England, Schweden und schließlich in der Schweiz weiterhin politisch tätig war. - Leicht gebräunt (Titelblatt stärker), insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        El primero y último, por la ira del cielo: Emperador de los Jacobinos: Protector de la confederacion de ladrones: Mediador de la liga infernal.

      España - ANÓNIMO Rarísima estampa crítica española contra Napoleón, con un largo texto explicativo que descalifica su figura. Tal y como reza el texto, la estampa se basa en una copia de una estampa inglesa que al mismo tiempo fue copiada de una pintura alemana. Descripción minuciosa de todos los elementos del calificado pérfido Napoleón: los cuerpos de sus víctimas se ven en la cara, el río de sangre en su cuello, la telaraña de sus maquiavélicos planes y su expansión por las naciones europeas, etc. Esta obra se parece a la inventariada en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de San Fernando pero contiene más elementos y es más completa en matices. Diríase que se trata de una versión avanzada y definitiva. Buen estado de conservación. Alguna mancha residual pero que no afecta a imagen ni a texto. Plenos márgenes. Iluminación de época. Siglo: XIX.Aguafuerte y buril iluminado. Papel verjurado. Grabador: Anónimo. Dibujante: . Circa 1814. Altura papelt: 408. Anchura papel: 282. Altura plancha:205. Anchura plancha: 150

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        Unpublished Spanish Manuscript, Entitled "Historia de la Ciudad de Mérida", History of Mérida With Large Map and Eight Drawings

      [Barcelona, Spain], 1814. Unpublished and profusely illustrated manuscript history of the Spanish city of Mérida, from its ancient Roman period, to Arabic occupation, and concluding at with the dissolution of the Iberian Union when the Portuguese became independent from Spain. With author's signature, H. D. Enrique Oleno of Barcelona, dated 27 Abri. [April] 1814, and a second ownership signature of Sr Enrique Oleno, to front endpaper. All text is in Spanish. 8vo. 2 vols. 645 pages [a three-part work, 286, 266, 93 pages, respectively], plus 6 pages listing Roman Emperors, plus 1 large folding manuscript map of the city in Roman times measuring 57 x 41 cm, plus 8 manuscript drawings of Roman ruins including two large diagrams to illustrate the Arab Alcazaba and the Roman Aqueduct of Miracles, measuring approximately 22 x 117 cm (almost 4 feet long), and approximately 28 x 111 cm (3.5 feet long), respectively. Original ivory paper wrappers; leafs with watermarks of "Vda D Manuel" and "Jn Guarro M." Each volume measures approximately 21 x 15 x 2 cm. Minor loss to the first leaf of the second volume, indication of moisture and wear to one drawing, otherwise in very good condition, an early and exhaustive historical sketch, replete with detailed data, illustrated with original drawings. With numerous large manuscript drawings and a large manuscript plan of the Roman town "Emerita Augusta," present day Mérida in Spain, this scholarly and substantial unpublished manuscript treatise concerns its history and evolution, including its remarkable vestiges of ancient civilization - A superlative, early, an uncommon work, especially for the period, and especially originating in Spain itself. . Signed. Manuscript.

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        Report of the Trial of Brig. General William Hull; Commanding the North-Western Army of the United States By a Court Martial Held at Albany on Monday, 3rd January, 1814, and Succeeding Days, Etc.

      New York: Eastburn, Kirk and Co., 1814. Brig Gen. Duncan McArthur's Orders to Attend General Hull's Court Martial A remarkable document from the Court Martial Brig. General William Hull following his surrender of Detroit, which resulted in a death sentence for cowardice. Although his sentence was later remitted, General William Hull is the only U.S. general to be sentenced to death by an American court-martial. This copy of the court martial transcript belonged to Hull's second in command, Brig Gen. Duncan McArthur, and includes the actual hand-written orders commanding him to attend (and testify). McArthur's testimony was an essential and central part of the trial, filling the entirety of pages 47 to 73. In it (as well as numerous contemporary accounts), his outrage against Hull's conduct as Commander of the Army of the Northwest during the War of 1812, including the entire campaign in and around Detroit, which ended with Hull's surrender not only of Detrit and the forces directly under his command, but for some reason of detached troops under McArthur's command (which particularly enraged McArthur). Tipped in is the handwritten order (a letter of summons) from Inspector General Abimael Youngs Nicoll to Brigadier General Duncan McArthur commanding his appearance at General Hull's court martial (letter is dated December 2nd, 1813) and includes the folded envelope addressed to McArthur. Duncan McArthur (1772-1839), Brigadier General, later Governor of Ohio. 156pp. + 177 + 29pp. appendices. Rebound in black cloth, gilt title on spine. Light foxing in places; cloth has light surface wear, else a Very Good copy. The President of the Court was Major General Henry Dearborn, and the special Judge Advocate was Martin van Buren, later President of the United States. There is a signature on the title page somewhat reminiscent of Van Buren's during this period, appearing to read "M.v.B [illegible]". Additional provenance: Later the property of Brig. General Thomas McArthur Anderson copy (grandson of Brig Gen. Duncan McArthur), with his signature to the title page, pg. 19, and the last page of text. General Anderson had four decades of decorated service (1861-1900), extending from his rise to brevet rank of Lt. Colonel during the Civil War, to command of the Army force sent to Skagway and Dyea Alaska to protect American miners heading to the Klondike Gold Rush, to his command of the first "Philippine Expeditionary Force" during the Spanish-American War. During the Philippine campaign, he was promoted to the brevet Major General of U.S. Volunteers (two stars), and retired as a Brigadier General.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Collectible.

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        The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; From 1799 to 1815.

      First edition. London: Printed for Js. Jenkins by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh [1814-15]. With frontispiece, title-vignette, dedication leaf to the Duke of Wellington and 51 full-page plates, all hand-colored aquatints. Folio. VIII + [2] + [120] pp. Uncut copy with wide margin and top edge gilt bound in contemporary halfleather with cloth-boards, richly gilt on spine and with goldlines on boards. Spine faded, binding a little grubby. Name on flyleaf. One plate and 2 text-leaves with small stain in inner margin. * The plates dated 1814 and 1815. Views of military scenes and battles, by T. Sutherland, D. Havell, M. Dubourg, J. Hill et al from drawings by William Heath. William Heath [1794 - 1840] was a British artist whose early works often dealt with military themes, this is probably his best known of this theme.No list of subscribers present.Tooley 281.

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        Ah! Papa, tu t'es fait bien du mal.

      Isola d'Elba - Napoleone - Re di Roma 1814 - Bella e rara raffigurazione caricaturale di Napoleone e l'Isola d'Elba in coloritura coeva."Ah, Papà, ti sei fatto male." La caduta dell'Imperatore è anche fisica: misurando col compasso l'Isola d'Elba sulla carta (a scala falsa) appesa alla parete, Napoleone precipita sul dorso, riconoscendo la portata del suo crollo. Mentre il cappello gli cade dal capo la spada infilata alla vita si spezza in due; il piccolo Re di Roma, che sopraggiunge spaventato, piange nel fazzoletto perché il papà si è fatto male. A terra vicino a lui c'è un gioco del diabolo: insieme al padre, anche il figlio ha smesso di giocare come erede al trono. L'11 aprile 1814 le potenze alleate garantirono a Napoleone la sovranità sull'Elba; circa una settimana dopo l'ex monarca partì per l'esilio. Rif: "Napoleon I im Spiegel der Karikatur". Napoleone I visto attraverso la caricatura". Edito da Neeue Zurchez Zeitung Napoleon-Museum Arenenberg 1998 p. 442 n° 224 mm 150x229

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        Versuch einer Darstellung des Nervensystems und insbesondre des Gehirns nach ihrer Bedeutung, Entwickelung und Vollendung im thierischen Organismus.

      Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1814. hardcover. Gut. Mit sechs Kupfertafeln. Kl.-4to. (ca. 25 x 20.5 cm). Späterer marmorierter Pappband im Stil der Zeit, mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und kleiner Ornamentvergoldung am Kopf bzw. Fuß des Rückens, X, 1 Bl., 322 S., Tafeln. ADB 4, 37 f. NDB 3, 161 ff. Die erste größere und vielbeachtete wissenschaftliche Arbeit von Carus (1789-1869) nach seiner Promotion 1811 (mit 22 Jahren !) und einer überstandenen, lebensbedrohlichen Typhuserkrankung. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Einband mit geringfügigen Gebrauchsspuren. Die Seiten durchgehend etwas wellig, aber nur gering fleckig. Satzspiegel teilweise leicht gebräunt. Tafeln leicht braunfleckig, meist jedoch blass und nicht sehr störend. Titelblatt mit zwei kleinen geprägten Wappen (oben) und einem ganz kleinen Rundstempel (am unteren Rand). Das Blatt nach dem Inhaltsverzeichnis (mit dem Bacon-Zitat) am oberen Rand mit Einriß (ca. 3 cm).

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        Ueberblick über die Zusammensetzung der thierischen Flüssigkeiten. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von J. S. C. Schweigger.

      Nürnberg Schrag 1814 - (20,5 x 12,5 cm). IV, 79 S. Pappband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe seiner 1812 in den "Medico-chirurgical Transactions" erschienenen Arbeit mit dem Titel "General views of the composition of animal fluids". Sie entstand während seines Aufenthalts in London und trug wesentlich zur Verbreitung seiner Forschungen über Tierchemie bei. "Die meisten dieser Beobachtungen wurden einzeln in verschiedenen schwedisch geschriebenen Werken bekannt gemacht, aber bis jetzt noch in keine andere Sprache übersetzt" (Vorwort). - Vorderer Vorsatz leicht stockfleckig. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - Holmberg S. 20, Nr. 22 und S. 24, Nr. 15. - Selten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geka shuko [trans.: Surgical Bandaging]. Trans. by Genkan Otsuki

      24; 28 folding leaves. Two vols. 8vo, orig. green patterned wrappers (a little discolored), orig. block-printed title labels on upper covers, new stitching. Edo: dated at end 1814.[with]:-. Geka shuko zushiki [alternate title: Hobaku zushiki] [trans.: Surgical Bandaging illustrated]. Many woodcuts (some full-page) in the text, all printed a second time with a delicate flesh color. 21 folding leaves. 8vo, binding as above. [Edo]: colophon dated 1813.First edition of this translation of the bandaging part of Heister's monumental Chirurgie (1718); complete with the rare third volume containing the fine woodcuts. In 1792, Gentaku Otsuki completed the translation of the entire text of Heister's Chirurgie, using the 1755 Dutch edition; portions were published in the 1820s. "Genkan Otsuki, the son of Gentaku, revised that part of his father's work concerned with bandaging and in 1814 published the Geka shuko (sometimes referred to as Taisei geka shuko)."-Mestler, "Introduction to Western Influences in Pre-Meiji Japanese Medicine" in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vol. 50, p. 1010.The fine illustrations in the rare third volume are by Untan Kaburagi (1782-1852 or 1853), who was the official artist engaged by Omurahan fiefdom in Nagasaki. They depict a series of bandaging techniques including compression bandaging of various parts of the body, types of bandaging materials, bandaging for burns of the face, fractures, splints to immobilize limbs, etc. One of the earlier full-page woodcuts depict the four kinds of bandages - the triangle, roller, four-tailed, and many tailed. All the woodcuts depicting the bandaging of humans have been printed a second time using blocks with a delicate "flesh" color.Fine and complete set. An early owner has annotated many of the illustrations in Dutch or Japanese in a neat hand. The NLM set lacks the third volume with the illustrations.❧ Mestler, A Galaxy of Old Japanese Medical Books, V, p. 214 for the atlas volume.

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        Nazional Garde Jahrbuch für das Königreich Baiern 1815

      München, Giel (1814).. Mit gest. Titel und 8 Kupfertafeln. II, 298 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Lanck./Rüm. 181f. (Nazional-Garde-Almanach); Lipperh. Qdc 7. - Jg. 8 der Reihe. Mit reizenden und seltenen Ansichten von Pfaffenhofen, Rosenheim, Fürstenfeldbruck, Hallein, Friedberg und Erlangen (nummeriert 29 - 34), sowie zwei Wappentafeln. - Mit handschriftl. Geschenkeintrag "Ex dono auctoris". - Rückenenden etwas lädiert, Vorderdeckel mit Schabspuren. Titel verso gestempelt.

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        HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARK, TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSOURI, THENCE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND DOWN THE RIVER COLUMBIA TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. PERFORMED DURING THE YEARS 1804-5- 6.

      Philadelphia: J. Maxwell for Bradford & Inskeep and Abm. H. Inskeep of New York, 1814. - Two volumes, with large folding map in facsimile and five original single- page maps. Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, expertly rebacked to style. Very good. The most famous of all western travel narratives, and the cornerstone of any collection of Western Americana. Described by Wagner- Camp as "the definitive account of the most important exploration of the North American continent," the book describes the expedition to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase, undertaken from 1804 to 1806 by ascending the Missouri River to its source, crossing the Rocky Mountains, and reaching the Pacific Ocean. In total, the expedition covered some eight thousand miles in slightly more than twenty-eight months. They brought back the first reliable information about much of the area they traversed, made contact with the Indian inhabitants as a prelude to the expansion of the fur trade, and advanced by a quantum leap the geographical knowledge of the continent. This official account of the expedition is as much a landmark in Americana as the trip itself. The narrative has been reprinted many times and remains a perennial American bestseller. The observations in the text make it an essential work of American natural history, ethnography, and science. It is the first great U.S. government expedition, the first book on the Rocky Mountain West, and a host of other smaller firsts. It is among the most famous American books. Sets of Lewis and Clark have become increasingly difficult to find, especially as Stephen Ambrose's excellent book, the Ken Burns documentary, and the expedition's bicentennial have further widened the already broad appeal of the work. One of the greatest books in all Americana. WAGNER- CAMP 13:1. PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 272. GROLIER AMERICAN 100, 30. HOWES L317. TWENEY 89, 44. GRAFF 2477. SABIN 40828. CHURCH 1309. FIELD 928. STREETER SALE 1777. STREETER, AMERICANA BEGINNINGS 52. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 31924. HILL 1017. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 37.

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments Nach der Ubersetzung und mit der Vorrede und Randglossen D. Martin Luthers, Mit Neuen Vorreden, Summarien, weitläufigen Parallelen, Anmerckungen und geistlichen Anwendungen ..., auch Gebeten auf jedes Capitel Wobey zugleich Nöthige Register und eine Harmonie des Neuen Testaments beygefüget sind. Ausgefertiget unter der Aufsicht und Direction Christoph Matthäi Pfaffen, Der Heil. Schrift Doctorn, Professorn, Cantzlern und Probsten zu Tübbingen, auch Abbten des Closters Lorch verlgt und gedruckt von Johann Georg und Christian Gottfried Cotta, im Jahr Chrsti 1730

      [16] Bl.1248, [4] Bl., 582 [i.e. 572], 80 S., [38] Bl., 44 x 30 x 14 cm Schweinsleder Zustand: Sehr gut Auf 6 Bünde gesetzt, Titelblatt in Rot- und Schwarzdruck, . Besitzer-Eintrag und Widmung von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatzblatt. (1814), ganzseitiger Titelkupfer zum Alten und Neuen Testament, eingebunden 3 doppelseitige Kupfer von der Stadt Jerusalem(1) und Palästina und das gelobte Land nach S. 212 AT (2), "Land-Charte über die Reysen der H. Apostel, sonderlich des H. Pauli" (3) nach S. 254 NT ganzseitige Kupfer Das Jüdische Synedrum" nach S.356 AT sowie "Porträt von Pfaff" nach dem Bl. Erklärung-Reguln für das AT und"Gesicht , Tempel Ezechiels und Terra Israel" nach S. 882 AT,. Dann ins jeweills 30 ganzseitige dreiteilig Kupfer im Alten und im Neuen Testament, wobei die Tafeln im NT nicht in der Reihenfolge der Nummerierung eingebunden wurden, sondern thematisch zugeordnet. Auf wenigen Seiten finden sich kurze z.T. nur aus einem Wort bestehende "Übersetzungen" mit rotem Bundstift notiert. einige Seiten am Rand stockfleckig, 9 Seiten mit kleinem Einriss, Das Buch macht einen wenig gelesenen Eindruck (z.B. keine Fingerflecken). Weitere Fotos auf Anfrage. Cotta-Bibel Wenn das Buch einen Schutzumschlag hat, ist das ausdrücklich erwähnt. Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mwst.

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        L'administration des Arts et Métiers collabore avec les ingénieurs russes.

      - 10 dossier 20 In-4 1814-1817 bon Dossier relatif à la fourniture de maquettes et dessins, par l'administration du Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, à l'Ecole de Génie de Saint-Pétersbourg. 5 lettres du comte Sievers, général major et commandeur des ingénieurs de l'armée russe, à Pierre Molard. 2 brouillons de lettres de François Emmanuel Molard, sous-directeur du Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, à Sievers. 3 manuscrits de Pierre Molard : "Liste de quelques machines d'une utilité assez générale que je crois pouvoir recommander à l'intérêt de monsieur le comte Sievers [.]" (28 machines répertoriées, 23 mai 1814 ; «[.] 27° Le moyen de transmettre le mouvement de rotation à une distance plus ou moins grande et dans toutes les directions, sans engrenage, ni corde, ni chaîne, ni courroie. Ces deux articles sont de ma composition et sanctionnés par l'expérience [.]"), suivie d'une «liste de diverses machines communiquée à M. le comte Sievers par l'administration du Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers» ; liste des 11 machines sélectionnées avec le prix de chacune d'elle (pompe à chopelet perfectionnée, scie circulaire avec son moteur, machine propre à percer les murs, bélier hydraulique pour épuisement, etc.) ; "Gacheur de mortier mécanique" (description de la machine par Pierre Molard : 2 pp. in-4). La correspondance est relative à l'exécution et la livraison des 8 dessins et 11 modèles «d'après ceux qui se trouvent dans la collection de l'Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées», destinés à l'instruction des élèves de l'Ecole du Génie de Saint-Pétersbourg. Mécanicien, frère de Pierre Molard, sous-directeur du Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers (1817), inventeur de nombreux systèmes mécaniques pour les machines agricoles et les industries.

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        Les Oeuvres d'Euclide, en grec, en latin et en français, d'après un manuscrit très-ancien qui était resté inconnu jusqu' à nos jours. Par F(rancois) Peyrard. 3 Bände.

      Paris Patris -18 1814 - (26 x 20 cm). XLII (statt XLIV?) 518 (2) S./ XLIV, 518 (1) S./ (4) XVIII, 616 S. Mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten. Moderne Pappbände im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe dieses hervorragenden Werkes, der einzigen trilingualen Edition der euklidschen Werke. - "Das dreibändige Hauptwerk von Peyrard, mit dem er den Höhepunkt seiner Quellenforschung zu Euklid erreicht und die Grundlage für die abschließende Ausgabe der Heiberg-Menge u.a. schafft, indem er die ortheonische Redaktion der Euklidischen Elemente in einer griechisch-lateinisch-französischen Ausgabe bietet" (Steck). Peyrard ist der Erste, der auf die Vatikan-Handschrift "Vaticanus Graecus 190" zurückgreift; sie ist die einzige vollständige vortheonische und damit die älteste bekannte Fassung der 'Elemente'. - Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Die ersten Blätter von Band 3 in der rechten oberen Ecke mit kleinem Fleckenrand. Möglicherweise fehlt ein Blatt der Vorstücke von Band 1. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Steck VI.6; Riccardi, Bibliografia Euclidea S. 484 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        \"Mühle bey Inning\" am Ammersee. Blick auf strohgedeckte Mühle, davor hölzerne Wasserführungsrinne auf acht Pfosten.

       Lithographie, 1814, 20,5 x 29,5 cm. Winkler 897, 50; Lentner 8386: \"Seltene Lithographie- Incunabel\". - Breitrandig, gut erhalten. Repräsentativ gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Künstlergraphik, Oberbayern

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        Log of the proceedings of H. M. Ship Comus between the 2nd October 1814 & 8th June 1815 John Taileur Esq. Captain

      (Off of Calabar, West Africa, 1814. Near Fine. Folio. Measuring 8" x 12". Contemporary marbled paper over thin wastepaper wrappers with a small paper label on the front cover. 96 manuscript pages, each ruled and densely written in a neat hand. Small tears, nicks, and erosion on the wrappers; internally with creases at the bottom corners of some leaves, the original stitching is present but neatly detached within the gathering, else near fine. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box with red morocco spine label titled in gilt. Neatly filled out in a small but legible hand with standard ships' log information in ruled headers and columns (giving locations, weather, etc.), together with narrative accounts "Remarks & Occurrences" of actions taken by the ship, including accounts of encounters and armed conflicts with pirate slavers.The Captain's Log of the H.M.S. Comus, a 22-gun sixth rate man-of-war which had a distinguished record capturing Spanish, Danish, and other ships, including the American ship Jane Barnes during the War of 1812. Taileur took command in 1814, under the orders of Commodore Thomas Browne to suppress piracy and disrupt the illegal West African slave trade. His log book chronicles this period when the Comus spent six months with the West African Squadron interdicting slave ships and destroying slave factories, at which her crew was very successful, capturing ten slave ships and freeing close to 1000 slaves.The Comus also was the first man-of-war to ascend the Old Calabar River to Duke Town (Nigeria), where in March 1814 her armed boats captured seven Portuguese and Spanish vessels with 550 slaves embarked. The following extract from 16 March describes the capture of the Portuguese slave schooner Dos Amigos:"8:15 Obs'd 2 Strangers N NW, 8:30 Tacked ship, 9:30 sent the Cutter armed in chace of the sternmost vessel, 10:40 Obs'd S[tranger] fire several guns at the Cutter, lost sight of the other Stranger ... 11:20 Obs'd the Stranger hove up, for us, the Cutter having boarded her, sent the Gig with assistance ... 12:30 hove too & the Schooner Duos Amigos ... bound to Catalan for Slaves ... ."With the detained "schooner in tow," the Log then describes "running up the Calabar River," to Duke Town, and the capture of seven Spanish and Portuguese slavers, including "the Portuguese brig Santa Anna fitted for Slaves":"am - Light airs with thunder & lightening, 4:45 heard 2 rockets burst over the [?] in the direction of old Calabar. Supposed to be from our Boats as a signal for being in possession of some vessels ... Made down at 11, the Gig which had been expected with intelligence from the Boats not yet in sight. 11:20 obs'd a great number of large canoes coming down the River, beat to Quarters ... ."Britain had outlawed the slave trade (but hadn't yet abolished slavery) in 1807. Thereafter illegal traders continued to smuggle slaves to the British West Indies (and to nearby plantations). This historically important and detailed Log of the Comus provides early evidence of the Royal Navy's vigorous policy to enforce the British ban by shutting down the slave trade routes and seizing slave ships at sea. We suspect determined study of the Log by a scholar with the persistence to read Captain Taileur's small but neat handwriting will be greatly rewarded.

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        MEMOIRES SUR QUELQUES PARTIES DE L'EGYPTE

      - A Livourne, de l'imprimerie de Jean Marenigh, 1814. In-8 (14,5x22) demi-percaline rouge postérieure, (t+1f+70+90+40+16+14pp). RARISSIME OUVRAGE qui contient les textes suivants: Notice sur le séjour des Hebreux en Egypte et sur leur fuite dans le désert; Mémoire sur les tribus arabes des déserts de l'Egypte; Mémoire sur la ville et la vallée de Qoçeir et sur les peuples nomades qui habitent cette partie de l'ancienne troglodityque; Mémoire sur les anciennes limites de la mer Rouge; notice sur la Babylone d'Egypte (à Gènes, 1814). Infimes rousseurs; très bel exemplaire dans une reliure modeste et postérieure mais élégante. Ex-libris gravé. "Du Bois-Aymé (Pt de Beauvoisin 1779-Meylan 1846), ancien élève de l'École Polytechnique et nommé ingénieur des Ponts et Chaussées, il se retrouve à moins de 20 ans dans la commission scientifique constituée par Monge et Berthollet, au sein de l'armée de l'Expédition d'Égypte. L'équipe des Ponts et Chaussée dont il fait partie a en charge un travail topographique et hydrographique sur la vallée et le delta du Nil. Il est de l'expédition de savants qui, partie du Caire en mars 1799, remonte la Haute Égypte. Comme Jollois ou Villiers du Terrage, éblouis à Dendérah par l'art égyptien, il se passionne pour les vestiges antiques qu'il découvre, au point que sa hiérarchie prend prétexte d'une querelle pour l'exiler à Quoçeir, sur la Mer Rouge. À son retour, il est envoyé dans le Delta. Les notes prises au cours de ce séjour de plusieurs mois donneront lieu dans le cadre de la Description de l'Égypte à un certain nombre de publications écrites seul ou en collaboration : "Description d'Héliopolis", "Description des principales ruines situées dans la portion de l'ancien Delta comprise entre les branches de Rosette et de Damiette", "Mémoire sur les anciennes branches du Nil", "Description de la Babylone d'Égypte" dans la partie Antiquités, ou, dans celle sur l'État moderne, "Voyage à l'intérieur du Delta", "Mémoires sur les tribus arabes des déserts de l'Égypte", "Mémoire sur la ville de Quoçeir et ses environs et sur les peuples nomades qui habitent cette partie de l'ancienne Troglodytique", "Mémoire sur les anciennes limites de la Mer Rouge"; il deviendra député de l'Isère, (ref: Dictionnaire des Orientalistes). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Copy of an Oration delivered on board the Nassau

      Chatham, United Kingdom, 1814. Unbound. Good. Contemporary eight-page manuscript transcription (perhaps the speaker's original copy) of the speech, written on four leaves measuring 7.25" x 8.75". Toned with some edge wear and storage folds. Archival repair and reinforcement along some folds; missing a section of the last page that contains the final two sentences of the speech. A transcript will be included. During the War of 1812, thousands of impressed American sailors refused to fight on British warships and were imprisoned in floating prison hulks at Chatham, where they were subjected to "hard fare," "scoundrelism," and "shockingly cruel punishments," In 1813, the prisoners aboard one ship attempted to celebrate Independence Day by flying two American flags, and two men were shot by British guards who were attempting to confiscate the colors. On July 4th of the following year, mindful of the near riot that had previously occurred, the British allowed Americans aboard the prison ships Crown Prince and Nassau to celebrate by flying an American flag (only as high as the 'railings'), playing of Yankee Doodle with drums and pipes on the fo'c'sle, cheering, and toasting with British porter. There was also "much speechifying, especially on the Nassau." (For more information see A Journal of a Young Man . . . Late a Surgeon . . . Confined . . . at Chatham, in England. . . . by Amos G. Babcock (Benjamin Waterhouse) and Prisoners of War in Britain, 1756-1815. . . . by Francis Abell. This manuscript text of one of the Nassau speeches is both patriotic and impassioned. It begins with a celebration of the American Revolution and diatribe against British atrocities: "Towns and Villages were burnt and nothing but Desolation and Destruction appeared from one end of our Country to the other. . . . But to complete the horrid scene an Infernal Horde of Savage Murderers were promoted by our Enemies to butcher our helpless Women and Children. . . . Oh Britian, Britian had thy Counsellors been sound and just, had they listened with attention and followed the advice of the Immortal Pitt, Britian and America might have been one at the present Hour." And it concludes with stirring exhortation to continue to resist offers of freedom in exchange for service in the British Navy: "Many of you Present my beloved Countrymen have voluntarily embraced this loathsome Prison rather than betray your Country for . . . to aid abet or give any kind of assistance to an Enemy is Treason, is Death. . . . Let us be ready to embrace the Icy Arms of Death rather than shew the least symptoms of an Inclination to betray our Country. Some have done it who pretended to be Americans so far as to shield themselves under the Name. Whether they were real Americans or not, its hard to say but . . . I have not the least doubt but they will meet their reward, that is they will be spurned by the very persons who laid the bait for them. There Characters will forever be condemned held in detestation. . . . Therefore all you who feel the Tide of true born American blood flow through your veins I hope will never attempt to flee from the Allegiance of your Country. Its Cowardice. Its Felony. And for those who have done it we may pray that the departed spirits of their Fathers who so nobly fought bled and fell in the Conflict to gain them their Liberty will haunt them in their midnight slumbers that they may feel the Horror of their Conscience and the dread of a Gallows for what they have done." This manuscript text of the speech probably predates a printed copy published in 1815 (see Bibliotheca Americana 3799) as the printed copy was slightly revised with corrected grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. This manuscript was probably transcribed at the time by one of the prisoners on the Nassau or perhaps by the original speaker. A unique manuscript; OCLC locates no other contemporary manuscript transcriptions of speeches given by American prisoners during the War of 1812. However, OCLC shows that printed copies prepared by the unknown Boston publisher in 1815 are held by 11 institutions although this number appears to include modern Kirtas Technology digital scans.

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        Signature Matted

      Star Austrian composer of operettas, waltzes and light music (1814-1899), regarded in his time and even today as the "Waltz King". Signature cut (probably from an autograph album), matted with a nice vintage print of the composer. Total size is 9.8 x 11.25 inches, signature cut is 3.75 x 1.6 inches, all in excellent condition - ready to frame if desired. See full scan and detailed scan. 

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        El Modelo de los Cristianos presentado a los Insurgentes de América, y una introduccion necesarísima para desengaño de muchos en las actuales circunstancias, en la qual se funda el derecho de la soberania propria del Sr. D. Fernando VII.; [Together with] El Modelo de los Cristianos; Jesus en el Calvario y maria su Madre mirandole.

      Mexico: en la oficina de Ontiveros, 1814 - 2 works bound in 1, small square octavo (172 x 113 mm). Publisher's Mexican marbled sheep, flat spine gilt ruled and decorated with gilt fleurons, gilt roll tool border on sides enclosing a broad gilt roll tool panel consisting of pomegranates, foliage and flowers, yellow edges, marbled endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; a lovely copy, wide-margined and crisp. First edition of this political tract, published in the years preceding the Mexican War of Independence, in an unusually excellent and richly decorated Mexican binding. Fernandez de San Salvador (1756–1842), was a writer and lawyer devotedly loyal to the Old Regime and the King of Spain, Ferdinand VII. The first of these two works, El Modelo de Los Cristianos presentado a los Insurgentes de América, warns its readers against revolutionaries, both those in support of Napoleon, and those in support of total independence from Europe. From 1808 to 1813 Spain, and therefore Mexico, had been under Napoleonic rule. Ferdinand VII was reinstated as King on 11 December 1813, however the power of the monarchy had been greatly diminished. This work therefore warns against the calls emerging in the light of this turbulence for total independence from Europe; which included calls made by San Salvador's own niece, Leona Vicario. Vicario, an orphan, who is often described as "the great heroine of Mexican Independence", was under the guardianship of San Salvador when she began her crucial involvement in the independence movement. This rift in their political ideals did not, however, appear to cause great conflict between the two, despite Vicario being imprisoned in March 1813. Vicario soon escaped and joined the rebel army, marring a fellow insurgent, Andrés Quintana Roo, who was coincidentally San Salvador's former law clerk. The second work is a religious treaty which promotes traditional Catholic devotion during times of discord. It includes a subscribers list, which details the distribution of the 800 copies published, and suggests that just 12 copies were bound thus. Palau 230836; Sabin 24148; Eladio Cortés, Dictionary of Mexican Literature, p. 226. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sefer Maharsha: hidushe halakhot.

      Wien (Vienna), gedrukt bei Anton Schmid k. k. priv. deitsch- und hebreischem Buchdruker, 1814. - Folio (240 x 350 mm). 2 parts in 1 vol. (1), 272 ff. Title page printed in red and black. Part 2 has separate t. p. with woodcut printer's device: Hidushe halachot mahadure batra. (1), 47 ff. Ibid., 1814. Contemp. half calf. Principal work of rabbi Samuel Eliezer Edels (1555-1631), known as the "Maharsha" (an acronym for "Our Teacher, the Rabbi Shmuel Eidels"). His "Chiddushei Halachot" ("Novellae in Jewish Law") constitutes a commentary on the Talmud, Rashi and Tosafot together, and with a focus on Tosafot. "This commentary was quickly accepted and was printed in almost all editions of the Talmud" (Wikipedia). "This edition comprises the author's larger work, 'Hidushe halakhot', plus a smaller last recension, 'Hidushe halakhot mahadure batra'" (OCLC), the latter by Moses ben Isaac mi-Lublin (d. 1668). - Anton Schmid had been one of Kurzböck's apprentices and as such had been sent to the Vienna Oriental Academy to learn Hebrew. Schmid later bought Kurzböck's Hebrew types from the printer's widow and succeeded his former master, soon to become Austria's foremost printer of Hebrew, and one of the most capable ones on the continent. Imprint in Yiddish: "Vin, gedrukt bei Anton Schmid k. k. priv. deitsch- und hebreischem Buchdruker". (The reason why a Christian businessman could rise to the honors of an "imperially and royally privileged Hebrew printer" was quite simply that, in spite of the 1782 Edict of Tolerance, Jews were still prohibited - by an older law - from operating a printing press.) - Browned throughout; first three pages professionally remargined. Contemp. Hebrew ownership to t. p. Vinograd II, 414. OCLC 122752399. Fürst I, 221 ("Bereichert mit verschiedenartigen Noten berühmter Männer").

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