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        LO SPETTATORE, ossia variet? istoriche e letterarie del signor MALTE-BRUN (1814-1818), Milano, Stella A. Fortunato e figli, 1814

      - Eccezionale raccolta di scritti su letteratura, spettacolo, storia italiana e straniera dei primi anni ottocenteschi., I primi due anni (DUE TOMI GRANDI ED UNO PICCOLO) sono di cm.15 x 24, rilegatura d'epoca cartonata, con titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. ANNO PRIMO 1814 (unico volume- sul dorso TOMO PRIMO) Parte prima - fasc. I-V pp. 240, Parte seconda - fasc. VI-X pp. 240 ANNO PRIMO 1814 (unico volume sul dorso TOMO SECONDO) Dal Fasc.XI al fasc. XV tot pagine 240 unite appendice Italiana allo "spettatore francese" del signor Malte-Brun Fasc. I, II, III, IV tot pagine 1-16 poi 241-480. ANNO SECONDO 1815 (unico piccolo volume) fasc. XXI-XXII pp. 96 + appendice VI allo "spettatore francese" pp. 32 Le annate successive sono a fascicoli sciolti, stesse dimensioni 15 x 24 ANNO TERZO 1816 Il titolo cambia parzialmente in "Lo spettatore ovvero Mescolanze." abbiamo soltanto il quaderno L (aprile 1816) e l'indice del tomo quinto 1816. ANNO QUARTO - 1817 - tutti fascicoli sciolti CAMBIA LA TESTATA LO SPETTATORE STRANIERO, ovvero MESCOLANZE di Viaggi. di statistica, di storia, di politica, di letteratura, di belle arti e di filosofia quaderno II - 15 apr. 1817 - (serie generale n. LXIIIV) pp. 61-136 quaderno III - 15 mag.1817 - (serie generale n. LXXVI pp. 129-163 quaderno IV - 15 giu 1817 - (serie generale n. LXXVIII pp. 201-252) quaderno VI - 15 ago 1817 - (serie generale n. LXXXII pp. 309-420) quaderno VII - 15 sett 1817 - (serie generale n. LXXXIV pp. 349-404) quaderno IX - 15 nov 1817 - (serie generale n. LXXXVII pp. 489-536 + sup. quaderno X - 15 dic 1817 - (serie generale n. XC pp. 437-588 aggiunto indice del tomo X 1817. ANNO QUINTO - 1818 - RILEGATO MZ. PERGAMENA titolo LO SPETTATORE ITALIANO, ovverto mescolanze ecc. tomo decimo . dal fasc, XI (serie generale n. XCI al fasc. XVII (serie generale c, CV) totale pp. 716

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Captain Cook's Three Voyages to the Pacific Ocean. The First Performed in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 & 1771: The Second in 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775: The Third and Last in 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 & 1780. Faithfully Abridged from the Quarto Editions. Containing a Particular Relation of All the Interesting Transactions during the Several Voyages. To which is prefixed, the Life of Captain Cook.

      New York: E. Duyckinck. George Long, printer. 1814 - Good +. Complete two volume set. Full Leather bindings with gilt title on the spines. Very minor cracking to the top of the front cover of volume one. Previous owner's inscription on front pastedown of both volumes in "period" writing. Internally both volumes are tight and with normal toning to the pages for their age. Sporadic spotting on a few pages in volume one but doesn't affect the text. A great set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Southworth Rare Books]
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        Junta General del Banco Nacional de San Carlos, celebrada en la casa del mismo Banco en el dia 21 de Abril de 1814.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Ibarra, 1814. - Large finely engraved vignette on title page with an anchor, caduceus, barrel, ship, and the motto "Fides Publica". 126 pp. (1 blank l). 4°, contemporary full crimson morocco (slight wear; dampstain on front cover), flat spine richly gilt, inner and outer dentelles gilt, edges of covers gilt, all text-block edges gilt, decorated endleaves. Outer blank margin of title page has 2.5 cm. tear, repaired. In very good condition. Small stamp at top of title page of W.B. Rochester. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION. The board of governors and stockholders of the bank (listed on pp. 3-21) discuss how the Peninsular War affected the operations of the Banco Nacional de San Carlos, and how to get the bank back on a normal footing. By the time the Peninsular War ended in 1814, the Banco Nacional de San Carlos (established in 1782 by D. Carlos III) was owed 300 million reales by the government. It managed to weather this crisis and was later renamed the Banco Español de San Fernando. After a few more transformations it became the Banco de España in the mid-nineteenth century.---- Ayres Magalhães de Sepúlveda, @Dicionário bibliográfico da Guerra Peninsular II, 175. Not in Palau. OCLC: 433966282 (Biblioteca Nacional de España, calling for only 125 pp.). CCPBE (calling for only 125 pp.) locates four copies, two in the Biblioteca Nacional de España, and two in the Biblioteca del Senado-Madrid. Not located in Rebiun. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        Sketches of Russia

      R. Ackermann, London 1814 - Original 3/4 red calf with red cloth boards. Spine has been rebacked with the original spine expertly laid down. Five raised bands with gilt title. The spine has darkened as well as a portion of the lower corners. Offsetting to the two free front endpapers from the frontispiece of Czar Alexander. Some minor scattered foxing to some of the text pages. Illustrated with two color stipple engraved portraits and thirteen hand coloured aquaint engravings. The stipple portraits are Czar Alexander and Czarina Elizabeth. The other plates consist of 5 views in St. Petersburg, 3 views of Moscow and 5 genre/costume views. Translated into English by P.Svinine.One of Ackermann's rarer titles. 112 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
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      de l'Imprimerie de la Veuve Bodoni,, A Parme, 1814 - Due volumi in folio (cm. 46,5), pp. (14) iv, 1, lxxxi, 211; (8) 366 + 1 cb. Esemplare non legato dall'origine, a quaderni sciolti. Contenuto in un'elegente scatola moderna con titoli su tasselli. In eccellente stato di conservazione, ad ampi margini ed a carte candide. Elegante e splendida edizione bodoniana. Cfr. Brunet (III, 754): "Edition magnifique"; Brooks (1149): "E' una delle più belle Edizioni Bodoniane". Interessante anche per la forma in cui viene presentato. come appena uscito dai torchi. Impresso per ordine di sua Maestà Joachin Napoléon, re del Regno delle Due Sicilie.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        An essay on the prevention and cure of insanity; with observations on the rules for the detection of pretenders to madness

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown; Warrington, J. and J. Haddock, Warrington,, 1814. Octavo (225 × 137 mm). Original publisher's blue boards, rebacked with paper label to style. A little rubbed, some foxing and browning, but overall a very good copy. First edition. "George Nesse Hill (1766–1831) 'medical surgeon' of Chester wrote this critical compilation of 446 pages leavened by an appendix of 29 personally observed cases. As the title implies he stressed preventive and curative aspects, and perhaps as a result of seeing malingering among the Chester Garrison discussed 'the detection of pretenders to madness', a subject little heard of today … His interest in 'madness' had been roused by 'the observations of my late worthy preceptor Dr. James Maddocks of the London Hospital' who in his lectures had criticised physicians for not paying more regard 'to a class of diseases so distressing' and instead relegating them to 'men who make their management their only study' …" Hill was one of the first to mention 'syphilitic lunatics,' moving some way towards identifying the general paralysis of the insane in his statement that "Youthful syphilitics … are in advanced life frequent victims to melancholia with peculiar brainular mischief" (Hunter and Macalpine).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Voyage to Terra Australis, undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship The Investigator and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner

      W. Bulmer and Co. for G. and W. Nicol, London 1814 - Contemporary half russia over marbled paper-covered boards, the flat spines divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, lettered in the second compartment, numbered in the fourth A fine set of the first edition text of the first circumnavigation of Australia an enlightening and fascinating story of brilliant navigation and discovery. Wantrup rightly calls this work 'the most outstanding book on the coastal navigation of Australia', and 'the centrepiece of any collection of books dealing with Australian coastal discovery. Flinders sailed from England on 18 July 1801, and during the next two years he surveyed the entire south coast of Australia from Cape Leeuwin to Bass Strait, the east coast, and the Gulf of Carpentaria. He returned to Port Jackson in 1803 having completed the first circumnavigation of Australia. On the return journey, Flinders was detained by the French in Mauritius for six and a half years and was not released until June 1810. He devoted the remainder of his life to the publication of this work, which was formally published one day before his death on 19 July 1814. It is a day-by-day record of the expedition and includes a lengthy introduction detailing earlier South Seas voyages and an appendix by Robert Brown, the botanist who accompanied the expedition. Flinders took great pains to insure the accuracy of the work and the charts contained in the atlas were used for navigation for over a century. The two volumes of text were originally published in both large-paper and normal issues: the present set is from the regular-sized issue. Ferguson 576; Hill (2004) 614; Ingelton 6487; Nissen BBI 637; Stafleu & Cowan I,1806; Wantrup Australian Rare Books , pp.138-144. (11 1/2 x 9 inches). Half-titles, 9 engraved plates by J. Byrne, John Pye, W. Woolnoth, I. Scott, Edward Finden and S. Middiman after William Westall. (Plates and pages on either side toned). 2 volumes only (lacking atlas volume of plates), quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        British Possessions in North America

      Cadell & Davis., London 1814 - An important early 19th century map of Canada from coast to coast.The map shows rivers, settlements, territories of First Nations peoples. Also depicts Upper and Lower Canada, Labrador, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.British Columbia is divided into New Norfolk, New Cromwell, New Hanover, and New Georgia (the southern portion of which would become Northern Washington State). Western Canada is illustrated with details based on early explorers. Early forts and trading houses are depicted, Size : 500x690 (mm), 19.625x27.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        El Supremo Director de las Provincias Unides del Rio de la Plata. El rigor de la justicia que es el ultimo de los recursos de un gobierno bien constituido, viene à hacerse necesario quando apuradas ya las consideraciones de la moderacion y la prudencia, .[Decreto del director Posadas, declarando á don José Artigas, traidor á la patria y fuera de la ley].

      La Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, [Buenos Aires], 1814 - 2 pp. on one sheet. 12 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches; 19.5 x 31.5 cm. Modern quarter morocco portfolio over marbled boards, gilt title and decoration. Hardback. Posadas, who was the first Supreme Director of the United Provinces of Rio de la Plata, accused Colonel Jose Artigas (1764-1850) of treason for which he was sentenced to death. A reward of 6000 pesos is offered for his capture, dead or alive. Those of his troops and officers who did not surrender were to be declared traitors, judged by a military commission, and shot within 24 hours if found carrying weapons. Artigas was the leader of an independent band of rebels during the conflict with Spain, but his independence caused problems for the United Provinces leading to this call for his capture and execution, neither of which occurred due to his widespread popularity. Later Artigas would lead the war for Uruguayan independence against Argentina and became its first president. Scarce. OCLC locates only one copy at UC Berkeley. Furlong IV: 3039. Zinny: Bibliografía histórica, No. 3, p.110-12. Fors: Imprenta de los Niños p.51. Registro Argentina, Vol. 1: 642. Not in Palau. A very good copy, minor foxing and soiling, 2 marginal tape repairs not affecting text, in a near fine portfolio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in The Fifteenth Century, and of many valuable First Editions, in the Library of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. &c. [4 vols.]; with Aedes Althorpianae; or an Account of the Mansion, Books, and Pictures, at Althorp; the Residence of George John Earl Spencer, K.G.; [with] Supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana [2 vols.]; with A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books printed in the Fifteenth Century, lately forming part of the Library of the Duke di Cassano Serra, and now the Property of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. [7 volumes in all]

      Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Shakspeare Press [and William Nicol, as successor] 1814-1823 - ix, lii, i, 383; 503; 509, [3]; vii, 509, lxxvii; viii, [6], lxii, 279; 322; x, 295 pp.; t.e.g., 4to. Recently professionally recased in maroon linen, gilt titles. Numerous linecuts and engravings. All plates called for in Windle and Pippin present; all half-titles present. A wide-margined, untrimmed set. "Libraries assembled by wealthy bibliophiles became very numerous during the nineteenth century and soon developed from the gentleman's library exemplified by the [Pierre Antoine] Crevenna collection . Like the Crevenna catalogue, the catalogues of such libraries are usually examples of luxurious printing and are sold at high prices, if they are sold at all. The descriptions of the books are often very detailed and often, in the most recent catalogues of this sort, deal with the history of the particular copy that is described. Perhaps Thomas Frognall Dibdin set the pattern for the modern bibliophile owner's catalogue by the Bibliotheca Spenceriana. This and many catalogues like it are naturally valuable to collectors, bibiographers, and scholars." (Taylor: Book Catalogues: Their Varieties and Uses, 8-9). DeRicci calls this catalogue "the handsomest and most elaborate catalogue of a private library yet issued" (English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts, 75). Very occasional spotting, with some chipping to edges. Stamp of a defunct library on title-pages, and occasionally elsewhere, but with no other library markings. Short closed tears to half-title of vol. 1; short tears/small pieces missing to top of several leaves in vol. 2, not affecting text; rear blank of vol. 3 tape-repaired; some offsetting from engravings and linecuts. Overall, a very good and attractive set. Windle & Pippin A25. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Ong]
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        Leipzigs Schreckensszenen im September und October 1813. Von *r, einem einem Augenzeugen. Zur Erinnerung für seine Bürger, zur Nachricht für Auswärtige, - Die preußisch-rußische Campagne im Jahre 1813 von der Eröffnung bis zum Waffenstillstande vom 5ten Juny 1813 mit dem Plan der Schlacht von Groß-Görschen, der Schlacht von BAuzen und dem Gefecht von Hannau, - Aufgesangene Briefe abgedruckt aus der Feldbuchdruckerey der kais. russischen Armee, - Baiern unter der Regierung des Ministers Montgelas, - Über das Continentalsystem und den Einfluß desselben auf Schweden, - Briefe eines Preußischen Freiwilligen an die Seinen, - Hamburg und der Marschall Davoust Aufruf an die Gerechtigkeit, - Napoleon Buonaparte s Reise von Fontainebleau nach Frejus

      Wien, Anton Strauß / Breslau Gottlob Kayser / Deutschland, Verlag der Kämpfer für die Deutsche Freiheit, Stockholm, Berlin, Maurerschen Buchhandlung, 1814 - 1813 - 1815. - 72, 62, 22, 95, 110, 36, 64, 79 Seiten drei aufklappbare colorierte Karten in Buch zwei beigebunden - Plan der Schlacht bei Gros Görschen am 2 ten May 1813 - Plan der Schlacht bei Bautzen den 20 ten und 31 ten May 1812 - Plan von dem Gefecht bei Haynau am 26 ten May 1813, ersten und letzten Seiten etwas stockfleckig, sonst guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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      Philadelphia: Bradford & Inskeep, 1808-1814. - Nine volumes. Seventy-six engravings, with excellent handcoloring. Folio. Contemporary marbled boards, expertly backed to original style in red calf with plain gilt rules, title and volumes numbers stamped in gilt. Some light wear to text leaves. Moderate to heavy foxing and offsetting from plates, as usual with this work, but far better than typical. Wilson's work was the most important work on American ornithology before Audubon and the most elaborate color plate book published in America up to its time. Wilson, a Scot, began work on American birds in 1802 with the encouragement of William Bartram. The feverish pace of his work, which began to be published in 1808, weakened his constitution, and he died suddenly in 1813, with the eighth volume in press. His friend George Ord completed the work and wrote a memoir in the final volume. Although incomplete in scope, because of Wilson's narrow geographical travels and his early death, it was by far the most extensive work about American birds. Likewise, the color plates set a new standard of achievement for works produced in America, even though Wilson's artistry was sometimes crude, and the depictions of birds are stiff and out of scale compared to Audubon. In fact, as a self-taught poet and schoolmaster who came late to such work, he did a remarkable job, although he was fated to be outshone by Audubon. Wilson's first volume appeared in September, 1808; the present set is the second issue, with a different imprint than the first. The second volume came out in 1810, the third and fourth in 1811, the fifth and sixth in 1812, and the seventh and eighth in 1813. Ord produced the final volume in 1814. Wilson's book is a great pioneering effort in both American bookmaking and science. It remained a standard book even after Audubon, and possibly went through more editions than Audubon's octavo set, staying in print in one form or another until the 1880's. Bennett calls it "the first truly outstanding American color plate book of any type." MEISEL III, p.369. DAB XX, p.317. BENNETT, p.114. SABIN 104597. REESE, STAMPED WITH NATIONAL CHARACTER 3.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Les otages de Louis XVI et de sa famille.

      Pillet Paris 1814 - xvi, 160 S. Half-leather, Guter Zustand/ Good, Ex-Library., Cover worn. Upper spine with back label. Last 20 pages waterstained. Paper fingerstained, mildly foxed. . *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei *** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Haker GmbH & Co. KG]
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        A Feast of the Poets with Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse, by the Editor of the Examiner

      London: Printed for James Cawthorn, 1814. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. xiv, 157 p. 17 cm. Riviere signed binding. Bookseller's sticker of James Miles Antiquarian Leeds on front paste-down endpaper. A few ink notes and small spots. Corrected text by Hunt on last page - ''whispering' to 'working'. Translations from Catullus, Horace, and Seneca, accompanied by Latin originals: p. [137]-152. Title poem is a satire.

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        Letters from Albion to a friend on the continent, Written in the years 1810, 1811, 1812 & 1813.

      London, Gale, Curtis, and Fenner (printed by S. Hamilton, Weybridge, Surrey), 1814.. In two volumes. 2 Bände. IV, 1 Bl., 260 S.; 281 S., 3 unnumerierte Seiten (Verlagsanzeigen). Kl. 8°, Halblederbände der Zeit mit roten Rückenschildern und leichten Rückengoldprägungen.. Die Ecken etwas gestaucht, die Deckel etwas beschabt, die Rückentiteleien etwas verblasst, in den Gelenken etwas angeplatzt, von Band 2 der Vorderdeckel insg. stärker gelockert, die Vorsätze jeweils in den Ecken leim-, bzw. braunschattig. Namensschilder und handschriftliche Namenseintragungen auf beiden Vorsatzblättern (Heinr. Eberh. Röder, bzws. Henry E. Roeder). - Originalausgabe! Nicht der Reprint (CD-ROM, bzw. Microfiche) aus dem Olms-Verlag! Englisch. Der Verfasser, nach dem Vorwort zu urteilen ev. ein deutscher Adeliger, scheint vor den kriegerischen Handlungen der napoleonischen Kriege, bzw. der Befreiungskriege nach England geflüchtet zu sein! Er reist von Berlin, sein Brieffreund war da wohl noch in Königsberg über Hamburg und mancherlei schwierige Wege dann letztendlich nach England und verbringt dort einige Jahre mit Reisen durch England und Schottland. Aus dem Vorwort: " This series of Letters arose from a correspondence which a foreigner, during his residence in this country, really kept up with an intimate friend on the Continent. They were originally written in German, and of course not designed for publication. As, however, the Author's stay here was protracted by the unfavourable turn in the affairs of Europe previous to the battle of Leipsic,... These letters are the same mentioned some weeks ago in "Lara", as being translated from the German, which alluded to the original manuscript never published before." - In Englisch. - Via COPAC nur wenige Exemplare in Schottland und England (u.a. Birmingham, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow und in der British Library) ermittelbar, in Deutschland nur ein Exemplar in der Universitätsbibliothek Erfurt. - The British Critic: A New Review, Band 3 schreibt 1815 über das Werk: " These letters are supposed to be written from a person residing in England to his friend on the Continent during 1810, and the three following years. They contain rapid scetches of the most remarkable scenery both of England and Scotland, and general descriptions of the principal cities and towns...The following description of Lemington will give the reader a fair idea of the whole: " Four miles from Newcastle, on the north side of the Tyne, are situated the iron-works of Lemington, where the ore is melted, east into pigs, and the iron worked into any shape wanted. This is an image of hell, as St. Augustine represents it, and I assure you not without cause." We must remark, however, that the information conveyed in these letters, is often spoilt by a pert vulgarity both of observation and style, which we are sorry to see estended in some instances towards principle also, as in the remarks on the opposition made to Mr. Lancaster's system of education."

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        Waverley, or 'Tis Sixty Years Since. In Three volumes.

      Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. For Archibald Constable And Co. Edinburgh: And Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, London 1814 - Three Volumes Complete. All three volumes are bound in half blue leather with blue cloth, gilt lettering and decorations on ribbed spine, all page edges are gilt, all three volumes are in very good condition. Tight clean bindings. All three volumes have the two previous owners book plates inside front cover (front fly paste-down). First edition. Vol. 1, 358 pages. Vol. 2, 370 pages. Vol. 3, 369 pages. With the first issue point: "our" for "your" in the first line of text of page136 of volume 2. "Waverley" was extremely popular when first published - it is said that the first issue of one thousand copies sold out in a few days. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Delambre Astronomie - Theorique et Practique: 3 Volume Set

      Paris: Ve Courcier/Imprimeur-Libraire pour les Mathematiques 1814 - VG. HB. Quarto. 3 matching hb volumes in original full brown calf. Front & back boards have gilt edges & impressed gilt armorial crest with 3 hart on centre shield. 5 raised bands to spines with gilt title on red leather panel & gilt vol. no. on black leather panel. Green marbled page edges & endpapers with no inscriptions. Vol. I 584pp. Wh. Illus with 11 fold-out charts of the planetary system to rear & also incl. full-page tables. This volume has a tiny chip missing at foot front edge of page 55. Vol. II 620pp. Wh. with 8 fold-out charts to rear & incl. Table of Chapters. Vol. III 729pp. Wh. Illus with 10 fold-out charts. This volume has pieces of the leather missing at head and foot of spine. Pages of all 3 volumes are generally clean with light foxing/ageing to some margins. Jean Baptiste Delambre (1749-1822) was one of the foremost French astronomers who developed statistical methods for calculating lunar motion tables. examples of which are are contained in this set. He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1792 and a Fellow of the Royal Edinburgh Society in 1820. Tight copies with no loose pages and in good condition for age with text in French **Heavy - 5kg - please contact bookseller for P&P costs** (each volume 21 x 26.5cm)

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        A Collection Of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi. &c. From Various Museums And Collectionst, Engraved By

      London: J.Taylor, [1814]. - small 4o. pp. 1 p.l., xii, 63, [1]. engraved title, 151 engraved plates (9 hand-coloured), & 18 engraved head & tailpieces. contemporary straight-grained deep red morocco, sides with blind-tooled border & central panel stamp, gilt back, inside dentelles, gilt edges (slight chipping to spine ends & corners worn, scattered light foxing, dampstain in upper margin of some plates). First Edition. Most of the vases and other antiquities depicted were selected from authentic public and private collections, which included the British Museum, the Musée Napoleon, the Museo Pio Clementino, the Libreria di San Marco, the Museum Capitolinum, and those belonging to Thomas Hope, William Hamilton, as well as to himself. Others are copied from Piranesi, Bartoli, and Millin. Nineteen plates in the section on tombs "may not at first appear connected with the principal object of the work: yet as they represent some of the vast and superb sepulchral chambers in which Vases, Cinerary Urns, and Sarcophagi were deposited, and are taken from Bartoli and other celebrated authorities, it is hoped that they will be considered as an useful addition."(p. v) These include the mausoleum of Hadrian, and the tombs of Caius Cestius, Cecilia Metella, Alexander Severus and Julia Mammea, &c. The engraver Moses "enoy[ed] a great reputation for his outline plates, which are distinguished for the purity and correctness of the drawing. His art was peculiarly suited to the representation of sculpture and antiquities, and he published many sets of plates of that class." (DNB) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        INQUISICION (1814)

      1814 - TÍTULO COMPLETO: Memoria interesante para la historia de las persecuciones de la Iglesia católica y sus ministros en España en los últimos tiempos de cautividad del señor don Fernando VII, el deseado, consignada en la defensa que hizo el licenciado don Bernabé Josef Cabeza, relator del Consejo Supremo de la guerra y marina, por los comisionados del ilustrísimo cabildo eclesiástico de Cádiz D. Pedro Juan Cervera?Dr. D. Matías de Elejaburu y Urrutia, y Dr. D. Manuel de Cos?En la causa que de orden de la Regencia provisional comunicada por el secretario de Gracia y Justicia D. Antonio Cano Manuel se formó a estos y al Vicario capitular de la misma diócesis D. Mariano Martín de Esperanza por el delito de haber consultado a diferentes RR. Obispos y santas Iglesias sobre lo contenido en los decretos de abolición del Santo Tribunal de la Inquisición?Fueron acusados de trayción, liga y bando, y se pidió que se las impusiera la pena de expatriación y ocupación de temporalidades Añadiendo que merecían la de muerte si no desvanecían los graves cargos que contra ellos resultaban. Impreso de orden del Illmo. Cabildo Ecco. De Cádiz. IMPRESOR-LUGAR: Madrid, Imprenta de la Compañía por su Regente Juan Josef Sigüenza y Vera Año de M.DCCC.XIIII DESCRIPCIÓN FÍSICA: Folio (310 x 220 mm). XII p.,[1] h., 259 p., 35 p. ENCUADERNACIÓN: Piel de época, guardas jaspeadas, decoración al agua, cortes tintados tono amarillo, lomo con decoraciones doradas y tejuelo para título. CONSERVACIÓN: Excelente ejemplar. Texto limpio, muy buena impresión. Obra cuidada. Primera edición de la rara y como su título indica interesante obra publicada en el último año de la Guerra de la Independencia (1808-1814), describe las acusaciones realizadas contra los miembros del Cabildo eclesiástico de Cádiz fundamentándose en los decretos sobre la abolición de Inquisición y la introducción de obispos constitucionales, curas constitucionales y demás agentes que inventó la revolución, en una clara oposición al proceso liberal iniciado en Cádiz. Incluye un detallado apéndice de documentos relativos al proceso. Palau 36677. PROCEDENCIA: Ex libris de Manuel González Salmón (Cádiz, 1778 - Madrid, 1832) Fue primer secretario de la embajada de España en París desde 1814 hasta 1819. De 1826 en adelante fue Secretario de Estado, sucediendo a Cea Bermúdez, en el cargo equivalente al de jefe del Gobierno. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Martyrer Spiegel (Martyrs' Mirror); The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians in German

      EHRENFRIED, JOSEPH, LANCASTER,PA 1814 - Martyrer Spiegel (Martyrs' Mirror - Stories of Christian Martyrs; Full Book Title: The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Der Blutige Schau-Platz: oder Martyrer Spiegel der Tauffs-Gesinnten,oder wehrlosen Christen, Die um des Zeugnisses Jesu,ihres ge Tells the stories of Christina Martyrs, especially those who were Anabaptists. Its author Thieleman Jansz van Braght, elder of the Flemish Mennonite congregation at Dordrecht; illustrations were by engraver Jan Luiken. Historically for Amish and Mennonites, the Martyrs Mirror has been the most important book next to the Bible. DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY engravings or illustrations Der Blutige Schau-Platz: oder Martyrer Spiegel der Tauffs-Gesinnten,oder wehrlosen Christen, Die um des Zeugnisses Jesu,ihres getodtet worden sind, von Christi zeit an, bis auf das Jahr 1660. The Book that Broke the Printer Joseph Ehrenfried: In 1814 he published and printed the same martyrs' book that had put the Ephrata Cloister print shop on the bibliographic map, when they printed it in 1748. But luck was not with Joseph Ehrenfried. This hefty book broke his printing business into bankruptcy. Joseph Ehrenfried's 1814 Martyrs' Mirror was beautifully designed and carefully printed. But fortune was not smiling on Joseph Ehrenfried. This book bankrupted him, and he was forced to work for the printer John Baer for the next 20 years. The Lancaster printer Joseph Ehrenfried gambled on the Martyrer Spiegel (Martyrs' Mirror) and he lost his shirt. NOTE: Additional shipping required book weight 10 lbs DATE PUBLISHED: 1814 EDITION: SECOND ED 608 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures Of British Plants, With Their Essential Characters, Synonyms, And Places Of Growth. To Which Will Be Added, Occasional Remarks.

      London: Printed for the Author by J.Davis , 1790-1814. - 36 Volumes. 8vo. 2592 hand-coloured engraved plates. A handsome set in contemporary full vellum, covers ruled in blue (some chipping to 4 spine labels, some bowing to covers, 3 spines with horizontal incisions & 2 of these with small pieces missing, some foxing to endleaves). armorial bookplate of the Marquis of Stafford & his gilt crest at the foot of the spines. First Edition of "one of the most celebrated of all English floras" (Henrey II p. 141). Sir James Edward Smith, author of the letterpress, remarked of the publication: "In the year 1790 the late Mr. James Sowerby, an eminent botanical draughtsman and a faithful observer of nature, requested my assistance in publishing coloured figures of British plants This publication, from which the fungi are excluded approaches nearer to a complete set of figures of the native plants, than ever appeared in this or any country. The plates amount to 2592, and they are, on the whole, the most expressive and accurate of their kind." Upon its first appearance, contemporary Suffolk botanist Thomas Jenkinson Woodward wrote to Smith: "I have got the first No. of English botany, and am charmed with it. I have recommended it to every body I have seen who buys of this sort The paper, print and execution of the plates, is so much superior to Curtis, that there can be no fear of its succeeding ". "English botany is of value even to the present day as a work of reference, and as an illustrated flora of our country it has never been surpassed." (Henrey II p. 143) Henrey 1366. Hunt 717. Nissen 2225. Pritzel 8789. Dunthorne 291. Sitwell & Blunt, Great Flower Books p.76. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Impartial and Authentic Life of Alexander, Emperor of Russia; From his earliest Age to his departure from England. Particularly during the Invasion of his Dominions by Buonaparte. A Narrative of his Campaigns: The Sufferings of the French in Russia During Their Retreat. An Accurate Description of Moscow; The Invasion of France and Capture of Paris; His Arrival in this Country, Manner he was Received, Places he visited in London and Elsewhere and his final Departure

      Printed and Sold by Dean and Munday, London 1814 - First edition. Stitched self-wrappers, untrimmed. 60pp. Slight foxing to the wrappers, light wear at the extremities, a pleasing and untrimmed, near fine copy. A review of Emperor Alexander I's career, apparently stimulated by his visit to London after the fall of Napoleon. *OCLC* locates no copies; *COPAC* a single copy at the British Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, with copious marginal references with Commentary by Thomas Scott

      William W. Woodward 1814 - Complete 5-Volume set. Dodge & Sayre, New York, 1814. 4to. Bound in contemporary full leather with red gilded sections to spine. 5 raised bands on spine. 6 compartments. Minor shelfwear. Good bindings and covers to each volume. Chipping and loss to the head and tail of spine on each volume. Contemporary bookplate on inside board of Isaac Howe. Clean, unmarked pages with toning. Please feel free to view our photographs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on the Wealth, Power, and Resources of the British Empire in every Quarter of the World, including the East Indies: The Rise and Progress of the Funding System Explained; With Observations on the National Resources for the beneficial Employment of a redundant Population, and for rewarding the Military and Naval Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen, for their Services to their Country during the late War. Illustrated by copious statistical tables, constructed on a new plan, and exhibiting a collected view of the different subjects discussed in this work

      Joseph Mawman,, London: 1814 - xii, 451, (1), 91. A wonderful conspectus, packed with tables and argument. Curved impressions to first and last few pages as if from a former weight, pages in any case slightly cockled, and with occasional minor foxing. Contents otherwise clean. Large quarto, 12.5 x 10 ins, all edges uncut and hitherto unbound, now in a new quarter binding of blue paper-covered boards with a cream paper-covered spine with printed label. A very nicely conserved virgin first printing of Colquhoun's famous work. [Extra Heavy Item] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings

      London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814 - An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled "History of Cambridge" and plate 50 bears the May 1, 1814 date - both are Abbey's first states. Plates 15, 39, 74, 78, 84 and 94 are Abbey's second state. There are 6 watermarked plates, each bearing the date 1812, and the half-title is present in both volumes. A fine, early copy of Ackermann's monumental survey of the great university First edition. 2 vols., 13-3/8 x 11-1/4 inches. Stipple engraved portrait of the Chancellor, Lord Grenville, 64 hand-colored aquatints engraved by Bluck, Hill, Stadler and others after Pugin, Mackenzie, Westall, et al, and 17 colored line and stipple engraved costume plates of university figures in their academic garb by Aagar after Uwins; I: xxv, [1], 275, [7] pp.: II: [4], 262, [6] pp. Bound in full antiqued brown calf, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, some offsetting of plates, foxing to Grenville plate, but a fine, otherwise unfoxed, handsome copy. Tooley 5; Abbey Scenery 280 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quijote] El ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva edición, conforme en todo a la de la Real Academia Española, hecha en Madrid en 1782. Además del Juicio crítico o Análisis del Quixote, el Plan cronológico de sus viages, la Vida de Cervantes, y los documentos que la comprueban, comprendidos en la dicha edición de la Academia, se han añadido a esta las notas críticas y curiosas al Don Quixote, escritas por el señor Pellicer, con hermosas láminas. Edición hecha bajo la dirección de José René Masson

      Bossange y Masson, París y Londres 1814 - 8º, 7 vols. (vol. 1: 1 retrato, 2 hoj., 4 p., 363 p., 1 map. pleg. dibujado y grabado por A. Tardieu; vol. 2: 2 hoj., XXX, 296 p., 8 láms.; vol. 3: 2 hoj., 386 p., 8 láms.; vol. 4: 2 hoj., 356 p., 6 láms.; vol. 5: 2 hoj., 408 p., 6 láms.; vol. 6: 2 hoj., 401 p., 5 láms.; vol. 7: 2 hoj., 405 p., 6 láms.). Pasta española, doble tejuelo, lomo cuajado, ruedas doradas en planos. Edición muy estimada, copia exacta y rigurosa de la segunda edición de la Real Academia en cuatro tomos, impresa en 1782 por Joaquín Ibarra, con notas críticas de Pellicer. Viene ilustrada con las mismas 39 preciosas láminas que enriquecen la edición de la Real Academia, todas grabadas por artistas franceses. Ejemplar en muy buen estado, con una hermosa encuadernación. (Palau 52040). Cervantismo. Literatura española. Cervantes, Miguel de. Spanish literature.

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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture.,

      Longman, Hurst, London 1814 - 2 volumes. Extraordinarily large paper copy, uncut in original merbelled paper boards, leather spine and corners. 94 engravings on India paper, plus engraved title pages. Leather spines restored with original backstrips laid-on. Paper labels slightly rubbed. Plates offset to facing text pages, but plates are fine and fresh. A beautiful set and scarce in this fine condition. Illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry by Scott. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture and Other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions, Together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition

      London; Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, And Brown & C. 1814 - 94 plates on India paper [steel] engraved by John Grieg (1803-1853) and illustrated by Luke Clennell (1781-1840) . Minor scattered marginal foxing to the plate margins. Text remarkably bright and clean. - [Complete in Two Volumes]. Finely and uniformly bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title directly gilt-blocked. Spine compartments attractively tooled in gilt. Scattered foxing around the title page and prelim. pages in vol. 1. Some foxing is also evident around some of the plate margins. There is a damp stain on the engraved title page of vol. 2, which is not evident on any following pages. An exceptional set in this condition - scans on request. 5 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland [2 volumes]

      Longman, Green, Longman, Hurst, Rees Etc with Constable Etc, London and Edinburgh 1814 - 1st impression 1814-1817 in dark brown half leather [contemporary to publication] with blind stamped patterning, raised bands and gilt decorations to spine which also has red leather title labels with gilt titles; marbled paper covered boards - all in very good condition. The bindings remain sound and square and there is no splitting to the joints. Internally original marbled endpapers with neat, period ownership label ['William Elphinstone Malcolm Burnfoot'] to front pastedown of each volume and no other ownership or presentational inscriptions. The pages are clean except for 2 pages having been numbered in black ink where page numbers were not included on the printed sheets, a word added on one other page and a short phrase underlined on one further page. The book is lavishly illustrated by 93 engravings on stiff paper throughout the text - most are clean and free from foxing which, where it occurs, is moderate. Volume 2 has an engraved as well as a printed title and a half title but volume one has just a printed title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture and Other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions, Together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition

      London; Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, And Brown & C. 1814 - 94 plates on India paper [steel] engraved by John Grieg (1803-1853) and illustrated by Luke Clennell (1781-1840) . Minor scattered marginal foxing to the plate margins. Text remarkably bright and clean. - [Complete in Two Volumes]. Finely and uniformly bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title directly gilt-blocked. Spine compartments attractively tooled in gilt. Scattered foxing around the title page and prelim. pages in vol. 1. Some foxing is also evident around some of the plate margins. There is a damp stain on the engraved title page of vol. 2, which is not evident on any following pages. An exceptional set in this condition - scans on request. 5 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions, together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition. Two volumes.

      1st ed. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London 1814 - Large crown4to, frontis, engraved title, title, [vi], cxxvii, ci, 50; engraved title, title, 51 - 209, [12 - index] pp. Full dark blue straight grained morocco with elaborate gilt and blind decorated borders on upper and lower covers, five raised bands with gilt decoration in compartments 1, 3 and 5 and title and author and volume number in compartments 2 and 4, all edges gilt, edges of thick boards with gilt decoration, gilt dentelles, plain brown endpapers. Foxing of frontispiece and engraved title in Volume 1, some foxing mainly in the margins of some plates, insignificant rubs to head and tail of backstrip and joints, signature of Josiah Hamond on the ffeps, bookplates removed from the front pastedowns otherwise a superb near fine wide-margined set with bright gilt and complete set of plates; would grace any library. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Acuerdos de Juntas Generales del Señorío de Vizcaya celebrados en la antigua ciudad de Guernica de 1801 a 1814 / Acuerdos de Juntas Generales del Senorio de Vizcaya celebrados en la antigua ciudad de Guernica de 1801 a 1814

      - Historia. (93) Bilbao. 1814 26x18 cm. Encuadernación en tapa dura. Varios volúmenes con las juntas de cada año en un único tomo. Cubierta deslucida. BF53 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Acuerdos de Juntas Generales del Señorío de Vizcaya celebrados en Santa María de Guernica de 1814 a 1827 / Acuerdos de Juntas Generales del Senorio de Vizcaya celebrados en Santa Maria de Guernica de 1814 a 1827

      - Historia. (93) Bilbao. 1814 26x18 cm. Encuadernación en tapa dura. Varios volúmenes con las juntas de cada año en un único tomo. Cubierta deslucida. BF53 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De L’Allemagne Seconde Édition.

      Paris: H.Nicolle & Mame Frères, 1814. - 3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., xvi, 348; 2 p.l., 387; 2 p.l., 415. with half-titles. contemporary half mottled calf, gilt back (small chip in lower front joint of Vol. III, light foxing, otherwise a very nice set). Second French Edition, the second edition to be printed and distributed. Only five complete copies of the original 1810 edition of 10,000 survived Napoleon’s immediate censorship and destruction of the book on the grounds that it was "not French", and Mme de Staël herself was exiled from France. After journeying through Russia, Finland, and Sweden, she arrived in London where she "received a brilliant reception and was much lionized during the season of 1813". (Encyc. Britann., 11th Edn.) In that year John Murray brought out his edition of De L’Allemagne. Mme de Staël made two separate trips to Germany, the first in 1804 in the company of Benjamin Constant, the second in 1807. Her book succeeded in acquainting the French with the literary and philosophical works of Goethe, Schiller, Kant, Fichte, Schelling, and Schlegel, and has been lauded as "perhaps the most remarkable account of one country by a native and inhabitant of another, which exists in literature". (Ibid.) Vicaire VII 653. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Self-Interpreting Bible

      T. Kinnersley 1814 - Rebound in black cloth. John Brown's (1722-87)Self-interpreting Bible was originally published in 1778. Originally of Scottish farming stock, Brown was orphaned at twelve and became a shepherd. Having little formal schooling he taught himself Latin, Greek and Hebrew and later became a preacher in the Burgher branch of the Secession church. He wrote a number of books, many of them aimed at young people. This volume contains forty engraved plates. Condition: This volume has been rebound in black cloth with the original spine. The binding is therefore tight and firm with allthe internal pages firmlyattached. There is some wear to the extremities including marks to the boards. The internal pages are generally clean with some brown spotting, including to the platesand the occasional handling mark. There is one page towards the back (St paul's Epistles) which is missing asection of text, although the page has been mended. The title page has handling marks and perhaps has spent some time without boards. Overall this volume is in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The self-Interpreting Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, with References and Illustrations; an Exact Summary of the Several Books; a Paraphrase on the Most Obscure or Important Parts; an Analysis on The Contents of Each Chapter. 2 Vol Set

      T. Kinnersley, Bungay 1814 - Title Continues "to which are Annexed an Extensive Introduction, Explanatary Notes, Evangelical Reflections &c. By the Late John Brown, Minister of the Gospel at Haddington. EMBELLISHED WITH FORTY BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS." Printed By Brightly and Childs. Handsome 2 Volume Set in Full Black Leather Binding with Tooled & Bright Gilt Decoration to Front, Rear and Spine. Title Page dated 1814. Volume I, Genesis to Isaiah & Volume II Jeremiah to Revelation. Only a few spots of foxing and a little browning to margins of some plates. Title Page creased. A little wear to covers. Overall in very nice condition for age. Set weighs nearly 8 Kilos os Postage Outside UK will be extra. Please ask if you would like any more Pictures, Information or a Postage Quote. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Letters of Lords Nelson to Lady Hamilton;

      London: Thomas Lovewell & Co.,, 1814. with a Supplement of Interesting Letters by Distinguished Characters. 2 volumes octavo (207 × 129 mm) Later blue half morocco, linen boards, by Rivière & Son, title gilt direct to the spine, raised bands, lozenges gilt to compartments, single gilt rule to the spine and corner edges, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers Lightly rubbed at the extremities, mild tan-burn to the free endpapers, light browning, but overall a handsomely bound, wide-margined copy, in very good order. First edition. Uncommon, and controversial, collection, purportedly - rather ineffectually - suppressed. J.K. Laughton suggested that James Harrison, whose early biography (The Life … 1806) was primed and carefully overseen by Emma Hamilton, was responsible for the publication of these letters "after he had stolen them from her" (NMM). John Wilson Croker, secretary to the Admiralty, reviewed the publication anonymously in the Quarterly Review, expressing the view that; "The fame of Lord Nelson is, as his life and services were, public property; and we absolutely deny the right to which any unworthy possessor of a few of his private notes may pretend, to invade … that public property, and lower the reputation of the hero and his country" (1814, p. 73), concluding that the letters were in fact forgeries. But in 1817, when Lovewell declared bankruptcy "and Nelson's letters to Emma were put up for auction, together with other papers still in his possession. Croker moved quickly to purchase them privately, and kept the fact hidden, seeing no reason to parade Nelson's weakness in public" (Lambert, Nelson: Britannia's God of War, p. 5).

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        Lara, a Tale / Jacqueline, a Tale

      London: for John Murray, 1814. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. 1 volume, 2 page adveret after title, 4 page publisher's catalogue at end. Bound in the original blue/gray paper boards, tan paper spine, some minor chipping to spine and hinges cracked but covers firmly attached, with the original printed paper spine label priced 7s 6d. With the bookplate of noted book collector Abel E. Berland. Housed in a green cloth clamshell box, title gilt to spine.

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        Journal of a Voyage, in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China;

      London: Printed for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley; and Black, Parry, and Co.,, 1814. Returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena; in the H.C.S. the Hope, Capt. James Pendergrass. Tall quarto (262 x 210 mm). Modern half dark straight grained morocco, marbled boards, raised bands to spine, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Clark after Wathen. Spine ends a touch worn, front joint split, a few light scuff marks to boards, front inner hinge cracked but firm, mild offsetting from plates, occasional spotting to margins. An excellent copy. First edition. In 1811, Wathen (1751-1828), a frequent contributor to the Gentlemen's Magazine, sailed to India and China with Captain James Pendergrass, an old school friend. The voyage resulted in the present work which, published to generally favourable reviews, includes seven views of India, six of Indonesia, nine of China, and two of St. Helena. "The author displays in every thing a picturesque turn of fancy, and is attracted on all occasions by the visible imagery which surrounds him. Both by his descriptions and his sketches, he has added to our knowledge of Madras and its neighbourhood, of Pulo-penang, and of Canton; and he will be followed by the reader and the gazer with much gratification and little fatigue" (The Monthly Review, vol. 77, 1815, p.278).

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        De la réorganisation de la société européenne ou de la nécessité et des moyens de rassembler les peuples de l'Europe en un seul corps politique, en conservant à chacun son indépendance.

      A. Egron |& Delaunay 1814 - - A. Egron & Delaunay, Paris 1814, 13x20cm, broché. - Edition originale brochée sous couverture muette d'attente, titre à la plume sur le premier plat. Une petite galerie de vers affectant les 20 dernières pages, quelques rousseurs sinon bon exemplaire, à toutes marges, tel que paru. D'une insigne rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        1- Des Bourbons et des Stuarts. Paris, Correard, janvier 1822. 16 p. 2- Suite a la brochure 'Des Bourbons et des Stuarts'. Paris, Imprimerie de Guiraudet, 24 janvier 1822. 38 p.

      . 2 opuscules reunis en un volume in-8, broche, couverture papier bleu fort (rel. moderne). Rare edition originale de ces deux brochures, importante synthese du programme politique et social de Saint-Simon. "Ces deux opuscules ( ) repondent a une urgence: intervenir sur le basculement politique du regne de Louis XVIII que represente l'installation du premier ministere ultra-royaliste de la Restauration ( ). Assurement, le titre est calcule pour rappeler une brochure de Chateaubriand qui avait considerablement marque les esprits en 1814, 'De Bonaparte et des Bourbons' ". Saint-Simon livre une synthese de ses travaux et de son systeme d'organisation politique et social. Il presente la seconde brochure comme le resume "de quarante annees de recherches laborieuses", l'expose de sa decouverte qui devra bouleverser "la France et toute l'Europe", decouverte qu'il rapproche de celle de la gravitation universelle. (Fournel, p. 29. Gerits, 381. Mazzone, n°99-100. Mori, 123-124. Walch, n°97-98). Bon exemplaire..

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        Herzogburg [Herzogenburg].

      Wien, Artaria, 1814-24.. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung von und nach A. Köpp von Felsenthal, Bildausschnitt 26,5 x 37,5 cm, Blattgr. 36 x 41 cm.. 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; from 1799 to 1815

      London: Js. Jenkins. First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good . Folio, 13.5 by 11 inches, 34 by 28 cm. With 52 hand-colored aquatint plates (including title vignette) as well as hand-colored dedication to Duke of Wellington. Engraved title (uncolored). Aquatinted by Thomas Sutherland after paintings by William Heath. Plates watermarked 1814 and 1815. Tooley 281. Abbey, Life 365. A contemporary history of the Napoleonic Wars with plates capturing well the frenzy, action, excitement, horror and heroism of war with astonishing realism. Bookplate of the Earl of Cromer. Binding by Hatchards of London. Some light occasional soiling, generally not affecting images. The tissue guards are absent but there is virtually no offsetting from the plates, suggesting that the tissue guards served their purpose admirably. Crimson half morocco rubbed along the joints and raised bands. Small ding to front edge. Slight bowing to front board.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Six months after his U.S. Navy Brig ?Rattlesnake? was seized by the British in the North Atlantic, Lieutenant Commanding James Renshaw is appointed Master Commandant in the Navy by President James Madison ? he had successfully seized 10 British ships before being captured

      War Date Partly Printed Document Signed ?James Madison? as President and ?B.W. Crowninshield,? 1 page, 13? x 17.25?. Washington, December 10, 1814. Countersigned ?E.W. DuVal / Register?.On parchment. Military vignette across bottom, dynamic eagle in flight at top center. Minor flaws. Usual folds do not touch signatures. Very Good condition.In part, ?Know Ye, That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism, Valour, Fidelity, and Abilities of James Renshaw I have nominated, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, do appoint him a Master Commandant in the Navy in the Service of the United States...? Clearly embossed Navy Department paper seal with serrated edges affixed with red wax at bottom center. It is interesting to note that it wasn?t until December 15, 1814, five days later, that President Madison sent his nomination, to the Senate, of Benjamin W. Crowninshield (1772-1851) to be Secretary of the Navy; Crownin

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Hydrographical Chart of the World on Wright or Mercator's Projection With Tracts of the Last Circumnavigators

      Edinburgh: J. Thompson, circa, 1814. Handcoloured engraved map measuring 458 x 520 mm. (sheet size); some foxing, closed tear to one corner, good. A detailed and most attractive world map charting great voyages of discovery, including expeditions led by La Pérouse, George Vancouver, John Gore, Charles Clerke and all three voyages of James Cook. The map was printed in 1814 by John Thompson, a publisher and bookbinder based in Edinburgh. This charming world map formed a showpiece in his New General Atlas of 1817. It forms a neat visual presentation of circumnavigation of the eighteenth-century, with some mild geographical inaccuracies in the treatment of Australia and the Northwest coast of North America. The polar regions remain uncharted and mysterious.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Poems of Thomas Gray, The

      1814. With a Two-Way Fore-Edge Painting[FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. GRAY, Thomas. The Poems of Thomas Gray. With critical notes, a life of the author, and an essay on his poetry, by the Rev. John Mitford. London: Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co., 1814. Octavo (8 9/16 x 5 1/4 inches; 217 x 134 mm.). viii, clxxiv, 271 [1 blank] pp. With a portrait frontispiece and one engraved plate. Full contemporary red straight-grain morocco, covers elaborately decorated in gilt. Spine with raised bands decoratively letters and tooled in gilt, gilt board edges, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Two neat ink inscriptions on blank leaves, fine.With a fine 'two-way' double fore-edge painting by Martin Frost (signed with initials on the right-hand side of the oval on the Tomb scene) of a Bucolic Rural Scene and a View of Gray's Tomb at Stoke Poges. Tipped in at the back of the book is Martin Frost’s printed certificate: “Hidden under the gilt edge of this book you can find a FORE-EDGE PAINTING by Martin Frost.” Beneath this is written in black ink: “Gray's Poems 1814/Two-way double/fore-edge painting/Martin Frost/MMXIV” A fine example.Martin Frost has produced well over 3300 fore-edge and miniature paintings. He is the premier fore-edge painter of his generation, preserving and advancing the art.Thomas Gray (26 December 1716 – 30 July 1771) was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar and professor at Cambridge University. He is widely known for his Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, published in 1751.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Carte de L'Amerique Meridionale

      Paris: P.A.F. Tardieu, 1814 A LARGE SCALE MAP OF SOUTH AMERICA 30 section folding case map, on linen Engraving with outline color 39 1/4" x 31 3/4" This separately issued map of South America was drawn by Pierre Lapie and engraved by P.A.F. Tardieu. Lapie held the honor of being First Geographer to the King of France in 1820 and Tardieu was a prominant French engraver of the time. The title is printed within an embellished cartouche depicting a native of the land being graced by an angel. The geography is based on an 1807 map by Jeffery's and shows the land divided into "Posessions Espagnoles" and "Posessions Portugaises." All major states, territories, and counties are carefully labeled and defined in outline color. Major cities, bodies of water, rivers, mountains, islands, and sub regions are also which are labeled and defined in outline color. An accurate record of the Southern American continent of the time..

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        "Sic Tu, Germane, Triumphas!", vermutlich nach einer unbekannten Vorlage von Friedrich Wilhelm von Thiersch.

      1814. Kreidelithographie in Sämisch mit Lichtern, 1814, auf festem Velin. 32,9:33 cm. Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Bugfalte geglättet, Einriß am Unterrand. Literatur: Nagler 6; Thieme-Becker S. 444; Dussler 6; Winkler (Stuntz) 833.5 und Abb. 39; Freyberg L 4.. Tochter des Landschaftsmalers, Kunsthändlers und Musikers J.B. Stuntz (1753-1836), der zusammen mit J.N. Strixner (1782-1855) und F. Piloty (1786-1844) in München eine Steindruckerei gegründet hatte. Ausgebildet bei ihrem Vater und seinen beiden Kompagnons, arbeitete sie erst in der lithographischen Anstalt. Hier hatte sie mit eigenen Folgen großen, auch finanziellen Erfolg, weshalb sie für die Familie einen Sommersitz in Thalkirchen bei München erwerben konnte. 1813 ging sie zum Studium der Historienmalerei an die Münchner Akademie und war Schülerin von J.P. von Langer (1756-1824) und dessen Sohn R. von Langer (1783-1846). Bereits 1815 sollte sie mit ihren ersten ausgestellten Ölgemälden große Anerkennung finden. 1818 folgte eine Reise nach Paris, wo sie die Werke der Alten Meister studierte und vor allem nach Raffael kopierte. Ein dreijähriges Reisestipendium ermöglichte ihr anschließend einen Aufenthalt in Italien. Hier begegnete sie Louise Seidler (1786-1866) und entdeckte, auch durch F. Overbeck angeregt, die religiöse Malerei. 1821 wurde sie Ehrenmitglied der Accademia di San Luca. Nach München 1822 zurückgekehrt, heiratete sie 1823 den ihr seit 1818 bekannten Kgl. Bayer. Vize-Oberstallmeister Wilhelm Frh. von Freyberg. Danach wechselnde Aufenthalte in München und Thalkirchen sowie Fortsetzung ihrer künstlerischen Tätigkeit. Sie schuf ein großes OEuvre an Landschaften, Porträts, Historien- und Genrebildern sowie religiösen Motiven. Von der in ihrer Zeit als eine der besten Zeichnerinnen und Malerinnen gerühmten Künstlerin besitzen zahlreiche Museum und Graphische Sammlungen Werke, so in München, Berlin und Wien.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other Vestiges of former Ages, accompanied by Descriptions.

      Together with Illustrations of remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition, and original Poetry. + Appendix. 2 vols. in one. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1814. With engr. extra title & 92 engr. plates. 4to. (4), (3), IV-CXXVII, (1), (1)-209, (1, blank page, 2), (3), IV-CI, (1, blank page), (12) pp. Contp. full calf, inner and outer borders gilt, spine richly gilt, all edges gilt. Rebacked

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Arts Metiers et Culture de la Chine, Representes dans une Suite de Gravures, Executees D'apres les Dessins originaux envoyes de Pekin, accompagnes des explications donnees par les Missionnaires francais et etrangers, pensionnes par Louis XIV, Louis XV et Louis XVI. Art du Vernis [together with] . . . Papier de Bambou (Two Volumes in One)

      Paris: Nepveu Libraire, 1814 and 1815. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. Scarce hand-colored plate work on two Chinese crafts much admired in the West -- varnish and papermaking. 16mo. 23 by 8.5 cm. 84, 71 pp. 24 two paged or double-sided hand-colored plates, with 11 and 13 in the two works, respectively, plus two title pages. The color plates are exquisite, and they document not just the steps in each of the manufacturing processes as then practiced in China, but also give a very good sense at the more general organization of Chinese artisan enterprises. Each plate is accompanied with several pages of text explaining the step int he process, greatly supplementing the shorter captions to the plates. Several abrasions to the calf boards around front joint, with nick and small calf loss at bottom of the front joint. The binding nonetheless remains handsome and best to leave untouched. Occasional light soiling within but generally clean, and plates are fresh and bright.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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