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        Cary's Traveller's Companion, or, a delineation of the turnpike roads of England and Wales .

      London John Cary 1814 - 8vo., 22 pp., 43 engraved maps coloured in outline, (map of Yorkshire large folding), contemporary half calf, marbled boards, morocco label, light wear, a very good example. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der vor seinem Gott Bussfertig-erscheinende Sünder, wie er sich wenn er an Jesu Gnadentafel als ein Würdiger Gast erscheinen will, sowohl zur Beichte, als zum Gebrauch des heiligen Abendmahls, vorbereiten soll, oder auserlesene Buss- Beicht- und Communionandachten, welchen beygefüget Die sieben Busspsalmen, nebst den Gott-geheiligten alltäglichen Morgen- und Abendandachten.

      Zwickau, Friedrich Gottlob Höfer (ca. 1814) - (frontispiece) 264 p. Contemporary Vellum, richly decorated with gilt, gilt-edged and partly gauffred text block, 8° (Slightly browned throughout. Bound in an attractive gold-stamped binding, decorated with a design of flowers, angels, vines and other ornaments, surrounding a central ornament with the crowned name 'Jesus' framed in a sun. The front cover also has the monograms 'JCH' and 'CGK' on it, the back cover the monogram 'P' and the year '1814'.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wanderer; or, Female Difficulties. In Five Volumes.

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees. Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-row, 1814. Black gilt embosed banded spine, marbled boards, fore-edges, light rubbing, bindings tight. light foxing, To Doctor Burney, F. R. S. and correspondent to the Institute of France. * xxvii F. B. d''Arblay. March 14. 1814 Nice set of Scarce work. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Literature. First Edition.. Leather/Marbled Boards. Very Good.

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        Biblia Hebraica, Secundum ultimam editionem Jos. Athiae, a Johanne Leusden denuo recognitam, recensita veriisque notis latinis illustrata ab Everardo Van der Hooght, V.D.M.

      Philadelphia William Fry for Thomas Dobson 1814 - First American edition. 2 Volumes. 4to, (23.2 x 14.5 cm). [6], 296; [2], 312 pp.; pages uncut. Original boards with printed spine-labels, worn and cracked, but still holding. Light browning to pages, occasional pale marginal dampstaining, minor foxing in places. Housed in a modern maroon solander box. Text in Hebrew and Latin. Very rare first edition of the first complete Hebrew Bible issued in America. This is the first Hebrew Bible ever printed in America, which is a reprint of Everardo Van der Hooght's text, without the vocalisation. Proof-read in Amsterdam (as stated in Hebrew on the divisional title of the second volume). In 1849 this bible was reprinted again in Philadelphia by Isaac Lesser. The text of Van der Hooght (Amsterdam and Utrecht, 1705) is the basis of most modern editions of the Bible. This text is practically a reprint of the Athias-Leusden edition (Amsterdam, 1661-1667), but with variants at the end taken from a number of other printed editions. The Van der Hooght edition has been much prized because of its excellent and clear type; but no manuscripts were used in its preparation. "A Jewish printer, Jonathan Horowitz, brought brought the type for the first Hebrew Bible in America from Amsterdam and arranged for its publication in Philadelphia by Thomas Dobson in 1814. The two-volume set (was) sold for nearly fourteen dollars, a high price at the time" (Harris, The way Jews lived, p.274) Horowitz first proposed the publication of an edition of the Hebrew Bible for the American market in 1812, but found that he faced stiff commercial competition to this endeavour from other publishers who were working to the same end. As a result, Horowitz sold the type to William Fry in early 1813, and transferred his publication rights and subscription lists to Philadelphia publisher Thomas Dobson, who issued this edition in 1814. Hebrew was held in such high esteem by the founders of the American Republic that a story emerged at the time of the American Revolution that Hebrew was being considered as a possible substitute for English as the American language. The reason had as much to do with absolute indifference towards anything having to do with England as it had with America's symbolic view of equating their rebellion against the British with the struggle of the Israelites against the Egyptian Pharaoh. Ironically, as Hebrew, the language of the Jewish people, gained acceptance and status among the New World gentiles, less than half of the original states, at the time of the 1814 printing, accepted the political equality of the Jews in America. Rosenbach, American Jewish Bibliography 171; Wright, Early Bibles of America 123-24; Darlow & Moule 5168a; Goldman, Hebrew Printing in America, 4; Enc. Judaica VIII, 209; Shaw & Shoemaker 30857. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Set of 3 British & French Naval Engagements off Madagascar.

      London ca 1814 - A set of three engravings (all 35 x 65 cm) with aquatint, printed in blue and finished by hand with wide white margins (43 x 71 cm; 50 x 82 cm). Caption in lower margins explaining the depicted scenes. In good condition, vivid colours, margins slightly chipped. A beautiful set of aquatint engravingsrepresenting the naval battle "The Action", the last action of the Mauritius campaign which confirmed British dominance of the seas east of the Cape of Good Hope for the rest of the Napoleonic Wars. The Battle of Madagascar, also called The Action of 20 May 1811 as in the prints' captions (which give details of the British and French forces - number of guns, and men and commander) was fought off Tamatave in Madagascar between British and French frigate squadrons during the Napoleonic Wars, and saw the destruction of the last french attempt to reinforce their garrison on Mauritius. Mauritius, a French Island, was at that time controlled by officials appointed by the French Government. It had been captured in December 1810 by a British invasion fleet; however the news had not reached Europe by February 1811, when a French reinforcement squadron left Brest. The French defences, hampered by the lack of the supplies and troops, were carried aboard the frigate squadron La Renommée under the command of Commodore François Roquebert (1744-1811). When Roquebert's ships reached Mauritius in May 1811, they discovered that the island was in British hands, and narrowly escaped a trap laid by a squadron of British frigates ordered to hunt and destroy them. On the next day, the 20th May, the British squadron, under the command of Captain Charles Marsh Schomberg (1779–1835), discovered the French off Tamatave and attacked, as depicted in the present work. As the evening approached, the French attempted to escape, Roquebert sacrificing his flagship and ultimately his life to allow the frigates Clorinde and the badly damaged Néréide to escape. Five days later, on the 25th May 1811, Schomberg's squadron rediscovered Néréide at Tamatave and persuaded the town's commander to surrender without a fight. The captions read as follows: 1) A British Squadron consisting of His Majesty's ships Astra, Phoebe and Galatea Frigates and Racehorse Sloop, under the command of Captain Charles Marsh Schomberg , commencing Action with a squadron of French frigates of the largest Clafs, under the command of Commodore Roquebert, Officer of the Legion of Honour on the 20th May 1811, off Madagascar. 2) The Birtish Squadron under the command of Captain Charles Marsh Schomberg C.B.K.C.T. & S. and the French Squadron under the command of Commodore Roquebert, Officer of the Legion of Honour, becalmed shortly after the commencement of The Action off Madagascar, on the 20th May 1811. 3) The Renewed Action by night, on the 20th May 1811, between the Birtish Squadron under the command of Captain Charles Marsh Schomberg C.B.K.C.T. & S.and the French Squadron under the command of Commodore Roqueber, representing the capture of La Renommée, the French Commodore's ship, at which time La Clorinde struck her colour but escaped during the night. Thomas Whitcombe (1763 – circa 1824) was a prominent British maritime painter of the Napoleonic Wars. Among his work are over 150 actions of the Royal Navy, and he exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists. His range of work embraced naval engagements, ship portraits, coastal scenes with shipping and ships at sea in fresh breezes and storms. N.M.M. PAI6166.

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        The Life of Nelson.

      London: for John Murray, 1814 - 2 volumes octavo, (150 × 94 mm). Contemporary tree calf, flat spine gilt in compartments with attractive quatrefoil centrepieces, red morocco label lettered in gilt to second, board edges ruled in gilt, text-block edges sprinkled blue. Contemporary bookseller's ticket of Barratt's Library, Bond Street, Bath to vol. I front pastedown. Spines sunned, extremities very slightly rubbed, internally crisp and fresh. A handsome set. Engraved portrait frontispiece to vol. I, frontispiece of vol. II with five facsimile signatures. Second edition, a year after the first, this copy inscribed on the title page "To Mrs Holroyd, from one very grateful for the hope of her remembrance. Jane Davy, Nov. 21st 1817", together with a laid-in note in the same hand, reading "In addition to Mrs Holroyd's usual breakfast, the only copy to be obtained after 5 libraries searched so its homeliness must be excused. Thursday morn". A nice bluestocking copy: Jane Davy (née Kerr, 1780-1855) was first unhappily married to Shuckburgh Apreece, the son of a baronet. "After Apreece died his widow made her mark in society, as her distant cousin Walter Scott said, by taking 'the blue line, and by great tact and management actually established herself as a leader of literary fashion' (Journal, 1.107)" (ODNB). Moving to London in 1811 she found herself "hotly pursued" by Humphry Davy: the couple were married soon after and her wealth enabled him to devote himself entirely to research. In 1815 they returned from an eighteen-month tour of the continent and "Jane resumed energetic social life in London, interspersed with tours to various parts of Britain", an itinerary which on present evidence included a visit to fellow hostess Sarah ("Serena") Martha Holroyd (1739-1820) in Bath, who lived at 3 Queen's Parade. The unmarried Holroyd ("Mrs" then commonly applied to elderly ladies of her social standing) was a prolific letter-writer, brother to the first Earl of Sheffield and a close friend of Fanny Burney, herself a resident of Bath for several years. Cowie 139; NMM, II, 927

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        Gli ordini d`architettura civile. Corredati delle aggiunte fattevi dagli architetti Gio. Battista Spampani e Carlo Antonini. Edizione seconda Milanese.

      Mailand Pietro e Giuseppe Vallardi 1814. - gr.-4°. Gest. Front., 2 Bll., 88 S., 44 gest. Tafeln, HLdrBd. d. Zt., Rückenschildchen. Deckel berieben, innen fallweise Gebrauchsspuren, Ränder fingerfleckig. Im Ganzen gutes Exemplar in dekorativer Bindung.

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        Reflextions politiques sur quelques ecrits du jour et sur les interets de tout les Francais. Paris, Le Normant

      1814 - First Edition. 8vo, [ii], 126pp, original wrappers [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Leichtfaßlicher Unterricht in der Moral und Religion zum Gebrauche für die katholischen Schüler

      Straubing, Heigl, 2. Auflage 1814. - in den königlich-baierischen Studien-Schulen. Seite 3-55, 90 Seiten, 2 Blatt, roter Lederband mit reicher Rücken und Deckelvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt, 17,5 x 11 cm, Sehr dekoratives Exemplar in schöner Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Practical Observations on Ectropium or Eversion of the Eyelids, with the Description of a new Operation for the Cure of that Disease On the Modes of Forming an Artificial Pupil ... Cure ... of Cataract.

      And the description of a series of New and Improved Operations for the Cure of the Different Species of Cataract. - London, , J.Callow, 1814, 8, XVI, 252 pp., 3 handcolr. Tafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit Rücken erneuert. The second Edition!Sir William Adams (1783-1827), was born at Morwenstow in Cornwall, a pupil of John Cunningham Saunders and founder of Exeter's West of England Eye Infirmary and was a surgeon there. Between 1807 to 1810 he split his time between Exeter and Bath, before returning to London in 1810. He was awarded a knighthood in 1814 for his controversial claim to cure the Egyptian Ophthalmia which was currently devastating British soldiers. He became surgeon and oculist to the Prince Regent and the dukes of Kent and Sussex. Two years before his death he changed his name to his wife's maiden name - Rawson, and was so known also as Sir William Rawson after 1825.In this "highly praised" book, his first published work (1812), Adams described a method of treating eversion of the eyelids by the removal of an angular part of the lid. In the introduction Adams states that the operation of an ectropion was before him neither described nor performed. Philip von Walther accepts this operation without reservations in his textbook of ophthalmology. He himself performed it on a number of cases and the wound healed always without any purulent infection. Fr. Jaeger and Rosas also used this method successfully. W. Cermak, on the other hand, is of the opinion that after the operation of Adams the wound can easily gape Hermann Kuhnt improved the procedure by excising only the tarsus and leaving the anterior layer intact. The predecessor of this operation is Anyllus, the most famous surgeon of the 2nd century A.D. nearly 1700 years ago he operated just like Kuhnt in our days. . I do not want to maintain that Adams knew this description by Aetius... Adam's new operation for forming an artificial pupil, however, was simply a revival of the procedures employed by Cheselden and Sharpe. Originally the operation of iridectomy was undertaken for the purely optical purpose of forming an artificial pupil rather than as the curative measure it was to become in the hands of Beer and von Graefe. Middlemore declared in 1835 that Adams comments about the ectropion and the reforming of a pupil largely original, ingenious and practical and represents them for the future as an important part of the advances in these areas. - cf. HirschbergBecker Col. No. 4 AmEncOph I:p.92 BOA I: p.2 Hirschberg 630 Wellcome II:14 Zeis, No. 921 (Blepharoplastik)

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        Uibersicht des bei der K. K. Oesterreichischen Armee bestehenden Militär-Oeconomie-Systems, und aller dahin Bezug nehmenden Gesetze, mit Hinweisung auf die Zeitperioden, in welchen sie erflossen sind, und nach welchen sich bey Aufstellung dieser Uibersicht geachtet, hierbey aber auch darauf Rücksicht genommen worden ist, daß diese Uibersicht zugleich ein belehrendes Handbuch für alle jene seyn möge, die bey der Oeconomie-Verwaltung angestellt sind. Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Carl Edlem von Bundschuh.

      Prag, gedruckt bei Gottlieb Haase, königl. böhmisch-ständischem Buchdrucker, 1814-1819. Zweite Auflage. 3 Hauptbde. und 5 Supplementbände. Gr.-8vo. (I:) Tb. 2.A., 10 S., Tb. 1.A. Prag 1813, 1 Bl., (11-) 12, 266; (II:) XXII 304; (III:) XX, 359 S.; (S1:) 2 Bll., 120; (S2:) 2 Bll., 132; (S3:) 7 Bll., 190; (S4:) 6 Bll., 147; (S5:) 5 Bll., 212 S. Mit zahlr. Falttafeln. Schöne, zeitgenössische Halblederbände mit geprägten Rückenschildern. Die Supplemente enthalten die bis Ende 1818 \"in politisch-ökonomischer Hinsicht erflossenen Normal-Vorschriften zu der im Jahre 1812 in Druck gegebenen Uibersicht...\". Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Galerie du Musee Napoleon / Galerie du Musee de France, 10 volumes 1804-1814 - Royal binding

      Paris: Chez Filhol, de l'Imprimerie de Gille Fils, 1814. Hardcover. Good. 10 volumes, royal 8vo, bound in full tree calf with royal coat of arms of George IV on front and back boards of each volume, bookplate of Carleton House Library on pastedown of each volume. 720 copperplates. Published 1804-1814. Good copies, splitting to joints to volumes I, IX and X and some loss of leather to spines, but generally good tight copies, scattered foxing within, a.e.g., , the stamped coat of arms also of the Prince Regent with his label at the head of the shield, a cadency mark for the eldest son of George III.

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        Hallein. Tonlithographie v. Karl Ludwig Libay aus G. Pezolt "Salzburg und seine Angraenzungen" Salzburg J. Schoen 1849, 20 x 28,5 cm

      - Nebehay-W. 502, 1. Abt. 53.- Karl Ludwig Libay (* 13. Mai 1814 in Neusohl, ? 16. Jänner 1888 in Wien) studierte ab 1834 an der Wiener Akademie in der historischen Zeichenklasse von K. Gsellhofer, Johann M. Ender und Leopold Kupelwieser, sowie in der Landschaftsklasse von J. Mößmer. Seit 1841 widmete er sich der Landschaftsmalerei und suchte auf seinen Wanderungen zunächst rund um Wien die Motive, doch von 1844 an reiste er bereits oft nach Salzburg und seine Umgebung.

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        Description Nautique De La Côte d'Afrique Depuis Le Cap Blanc Jusqu'au Cap Formose - Depuis Le Cap Bojador Jusqu'au Mont Souzos - Description De La Cote Occidentale d'Afrique Depuis Le Cap De Naze Jusqu'au Cap Roxo - Les Iles De Loss

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris - 4 fascicules In-8 reliés ensemble, dans un bradel pleine toile rouge (reliure moderne) : description nautique de la côte d'Afrique depuis le cap Blanc jusqu'au cap Formose, 1814, 100 pp. // mémoire sur la navigation aux côtes occidentales d'Afrique depuis le cap Bojador jusqu'aux monts Souzos, d'après les reconnaissances hydrographiques faites en 1817 et 1818, par ordre du Roy, dans les deux campagnes successives de la corvette la Baïadère et de l'aviso le Lévrier, sous les ordres de M. Alb. Roussin [Albin René 1781-1854], 2 ff., 108 pp. // Description de la cote occidentale d'Afrique depuis le cap de Naze, jusqu'au cap Roxo, 1828, 32 pp. // Instructions nautiques sur les iles de Loss, 1813, 12 pp., 2 cartes sur une planche dépliante.

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        Istituzioni Chirurgiche

      Bound in contemporary vellum; edges sprinkled in red. Title and volume number labels to spines; spines rubbed. Foxed and tanned throughout. Ink stain through title page and flyleaf of volume VII (see image); (pp. 129/130) torn with contemporary, paper-slip repair. Else, an excellent copy with strong and pliant paper and untrimmed margins. Complete in 8 volumes. The summation of a venerable career, the Istituzioni Chirurgiche is Monteggia's most important work. First printed between 1802 and 1805, it was designed to accompany his lectures as Professor of Surgery at the Istituzione di Chirurgia in the Ospedale Maggiore in Milan. Monteggia graduated in medicine from l'Universitá di Pavia in 1781, and in 1790 became assistant surgeon at the Ospedale Maggiore, one of the oldest and most esteemed hospitals in Italy. In 1795 he became lecturer and surgeon and served in these capacities until his death in 1815.The Istituzioni was reprinted at Milan, Naples, and Pavia. The first edition, in five volumes, was published at Milan at the press of Pirotta and Maspero between 1802 and 1805; the second (and present) edition, in eight volumes, was the last edition revised and augmented by Monteggia and was printed at both Milan and Naples (in a seemingly scarcer printing, as here). Monteggia had planned a translation into Latin to reach an international audience; the translation was never completed.Though initially designed as a text for medical instruction, the Istituzioni is framed in the second edition as a work of international importance and scope. In addition to citing and employing the theories of John Brown, the Istituzioni reveals that Monteggia's primary influence was the pioneering Scottish surgeon, John Hunter. The second edition also evinces Monteggia's careful commitment to clinical practice above the pure categorization of ailments, and shows an especially keen knowledge of pharmacology. Besides the usual topics of 18th- and 19th-century surgical texts--suppuration, gangrene, rheumatism, tumors, wounds, fractures, diseases of the eyes or skin--the Istituzioni is the first work (independently of Michael Underwood) to print a clinical description of poliomyelitis.While the Istituzioni is a comprehensive guide to surgical practice, Monteggia's primary concern is orthopedics. Monteggia specialized in this field and was the first to describe a number of orthopedic injuries and disorders, including the dislocation of the ilium and the fracture of the upper end of the ulna, which now bears his name [Monteggia fracture, S52.0 ICD, Version 2015]. Monteggia died before completing the Istituzioni, his magnum opus, for which he had planned a ninth volume devoted to (among other things), the clinical applications of electricity, vaccination, and a systematic treatment of medicinal pharmacopoeia.[ Translated, with additions, from the Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (Treccani) - Volume 76, "Monteggia, Giovanni Battista" ]Detailed collations available upon request.

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        Geschiedkundig overzicht van de besturen die vóór de herstelling van Nederland in 1814 elkander in Drenthe zijn opgevolgd. 3 stukken in 2 bdn. Groningen 1838-1850. Geb., 160, 185, 315, 367, 335 p.

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        Picturesque Views of Public Edifices in Paris. Aquatinted, In Imitation of the Drawings, by Mr. Rosenberg

      London: J. Moyes, for Gale, Curtis and Fenner; and Samuel Leigh, 1814. First Edition. Half Morocco. Marbled boards.. Near Fine. 4to. 27 by 21 cm. 40 pp., plus 20 hand-colored aquatint plates of Parisian landmarks, many of which no longer exist (, les Tuileries, the prior opera house, Theatre de l'Ambigu Comique, Porte St. Antoine, Porte St. Bernard, Eglise de St. Chaumont, etc.). The illustrations are contained within circular frames, giving one the sense of peering through a peephole or window, and somehow sharpening one's focus on the structure being portrayed as well. Each plate is accompanies with a two page description and history. Abbey Travel 104. Lacking a half-title. A thoroughly clean copy otherwise.

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        PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS TO THE EQUINOCTIAL REGIONS OF THE NEW CONTINENT, DURING THE YEARS 1799 - 1804.

      London. 1814-29. - Seven volumes. Eight folding maps and charts. 19th-century three-quarter black morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt. Moderate rubbing. Occasional foxing and toning, mainly at first and last few leaves. Alexander von Humboldt's account of his monumental scientific expedition to South America and Cuba. Originally published in French between 1814 and 1825, this is the first edition in English, except volumes three and four which are stated second editions. This classic of scientific exploration was based on the researches of Humboldt and his companion, Aimà Bonpland, during their five-year excursion in South and Central America from 1799 to 1804. The volumes describe the voyage from Spain and the stop in the Canaries; Tobago and the first steps in South America; explorations along the Orinoco; Colombia and the area around Caracas; explorations in the northern Andes; and a visit to Cuba. "Humboldt and Bonpland traveled widely through South and Central America, studying meteorological phenomena and exploring wild and uninhabited country. At Callao, Humboldt measured the temperatures of the ocean current which came to bear his name." - Hill. The work is crammed with details and observations on every conceivable area of knowledge. A nice set of an important work. SABIN 33770. HOWGEGO H122. HILL 848. Coats, THE PLANT HUNTERS, pp.337-41.

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        Nice et ses environs, ou vingt vues dessinées d'après nature, en 1812, dans les Alpes Maritimes.

      Remoissenet 1814 - [LOUVOIS (Auguste de)]. Nice et ses environs, ou vingt vues dessinées d'après nature, en 1812, dans les Alpes Maritimes. Paris, Remoissenet ; Genève, J. J. Paschoud, 1814. In-folio oblong, relié demi-toile (41 x 27 cm). Superbe album réunissant 20 eaux fortes d’Auguste de Louvois imprimées sur verger et accompagnées d’un texte descriptif. Ces vues romantiques dessinées au tournant du siècle offrent un témoignage exceptionnel sur l’aspect des paysages pittoresques à l’époque grâce à la fidélité des détails. On y voit la Côte d’Azur, Nice et ses environs, le pont du Var, les îles Sainte Marguerite, Monaco, La Madrague, Villefranche, Scarêne, Saorgio, Tende, etc. Rares rousseurs et menus défauts, bel état général. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El espíritu de Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra: o la filosofía de este grande ingenio, presentada en máximas, reflexiones, moralidades y agudezas de todas especies, y sobre todos los asuntos mas importantes de la vida civil; sacadas de sus obras, y distribuidas por orden alfabético de materias. Va añadida al fin de él una Novela Cómica, intitulada La Tía Fingida; obra póstuma del mismo Cervantes.

      - Madrid, Viuda de Vallín, 1814, 14 x 9,5 cm., piel de época, XLII págs. + 1 hoja blanca + 228 págs. (A partir de la página 195 contiene la primera edición de la novela de Cervantes "La Tía fingida"). CERVANTES

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        Die Beredsamkeit eine Tugend, oder Grundlinien einer systematischen Rhetorik

      Berlin, Salfeld 1814. Pappband mit Rückenschild, 7 Bl., 212 Seiten. Einband berieben/beschabt, kleine Besitzvermerke, lediglich Außenblätter leicht braunfleckig, Inneres gut.

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        LA FAVOLA DI PSICHE. Disegnata da Raffaelle (sic) Sanzio da Urbino e intagliata a bulino in trenta mezzi fogli reali, da intagliatori antichi, colla spiegazione in ottava rima sotto di ciascuna stampa.

      Si vende in Roma, presso Lorenzo Lazzari, 1814. - In 8¡ oblungo (cm. 28,0 x 42,5) 31 cc. n.n. di cui un frontesp. + 30 tavv. inc. in rame. Brossura originale muta d'attesa. Mancanza al marg. sup. bianco della tav. 30; tracce di polvere al marg. bianco del frontesp. e qualche pallida arrossatura ai margini bianchi di alcune carte. Fresche e nitide le incisioni. Su ciascuna tav.  inciso "Ant. Sal. exc." ma sulla prima questa dicitura  cancellata con due tratti paralleli ed  seguita da "Sup. lic.". Cicognara, tomo II, n¡3450, descrive un esemplare s.d. nŽ luogo di stampa, precisando ". sono queste trenta tavole in foglio oblongo intagliate da scolari o contemporanei di Marc'Antonio Raimondi. . Sebbene il nostro esemplare abbia il nome del Salamanca,  freschissimo e meglio si riconosce comparandolo con altri, e specialmente con quelli pubblicati da Carlo Losi (1774) ove, cassato il nome del Salamanca nella prima tavola, fu incisa la Licenza dei Superiori". La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 750 euro.

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        A Voyage to Abyssinia, and Travels into the Interior of that Country, Executed under the Orders 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.

      

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        Lord Byron Signed Envelope.

      Address panel signed by Lord Byron in his hand, which reads, "London, January seventh, Revd. W. Manning, Diss., Norfolk," and signed in the lower left corner "Byron." Postmark stamped 1814 to the upper right. Double matted and framed with a portrait of Byron. The panel measures 3.75 inches by 2.75 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 13.5 inches by 16.5 inches. George Gordon Byron, commonly known as Lord Byron, was an English poet and politician, and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems, Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric poem, "She Walks in Beauty". Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets. He traveled extensively across Europe, especially in Italy, where he lived for seven years in Venice, Ravenna and Pisa, where he had a chance to frequent his friend the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Later in his brief life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero.

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        A System of Operative Surgery, founded on the basis of Anatomy. Second edition.

      London:: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Orme, and Brown �, 1814.. 2 volumes in 1. 8vo. xxii, [4], 410; xxxi, 523 pp. Half-title, generously illustrated with engraved plates and woodcuts (7 numbered, 1 unnumbered; 5, 13 numbered plates on 7 sheets (6 folded). Twentieth century full burgundy coated blind-ruled cloth, gilt spine; front joint with short tear. Very good clean copy. Scarce. Second edition. The first English handbook of operative surgery founded on anatomy that established the reputation of Bell as a leading surgeon in London. Norman calls the first edition of 1807 �exceptionally rare� � the second edition is the first to contain the section on gun-shot wounds. The second series of plates at the rear are specific to gun-shot wounds (relating to the text of section XVII). Bell had volunteered to care for the wounded British soldiers after the battle of Corunna, and his surgical observations there formed the basis of this book. �He also made numerous drawings of the patients and their wounds which provide a record more striking than a written description.� � Zimmerman & Veith. The book contains over 100 engravings based on the author?s meticulous drawings. REFERENCES: See (for first ed. of 1807): Garrison and Morton 5583; Gordon-Taylor 7; Heirs of Hippocrates 782; Zimmerman & Veith, Great Ideas in the History of Surgery, pp. 410-13.

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        ROSENHEIM., "Insel der Freundschaft und des geselligen Vergnügens in Rosenheim". Ansicht der im Inn gelegenen Insel mit einer kleinen Kapelle und einer Waldwirtschaft, im Freien sitzen zahlreiche Gäste unter Bäumen, eine Seilfähre und ein Boot bringen weitere Besucher.

      Lithographie von Johann Le Feubure nach Friedrich Wilhelm Doppelmayr, dat. 1814, 30 x 49 cm. Winkler 470, 1 nicht bei F.W. Doppelmayr, Zeichnungen und Skizzen. - Johann Le Feubure war Vater von Achille und Sebastian Feubure, die beide in München als Porzellanmaler tätig waren. - Geringe Bereibungen. - Sehr seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie. BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        \"Insel der Freundschaft und des geselligen Vergnügens in Rosenheim\". Ansicht der im Inn gelegenen Insel mit einer kleinen Kapelle und einer Waldwirtschaft, im Freien sitzen zahlreiche Gäste unter Bäumen, eine Seilfähre und ein Boot bringen weitere Besucher.

       Lithographie von Johann Le Feubure nach Friedrich Wilhelm Doppelmayr, dat. 1814, 30 x 49 cm. Winkler 470, 1; nicht bei F.W. Doppelmayr, Zeichnungen und Skizzen. - Johann Le Feubure war Vater von Achille und Sebastian Feubure, die beide in München als Porzellanmaler tätig waren. - Geringe Bereibungen. - Sehr seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        ROSENHEIM. "Insel der Freundschaft und des geselligen Vergnügens in Rosenheim". Ansicht der im Inn gelegenen Insel mit einer kleinen Kapelle und einer Waldwirtschaft, im Freien sitzen zahlreiche Gäste unter Bäumen, eine Seilfähre und ein Boot bringen weitere Besucher.

      - Lithographie von Johann Le Feubure nach Friedrich Wilhelm Doppelmayr, dat. 1814, 30 x 49 cm. Winkler 470, 1; nicht bei F.W. Doppelmayr, Zeichnungen und Skizzen. - Johann Le Feubure war Vater von Achille und Sebastian Feubure, die beide in München als Porzellanmaler tätig waren. - Geringe Bereibungen. - Sehr seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie.

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        DESCRIPTION ABRÉGÉE DE LA GUYANE FRANCAISE ou Tableau des productions naturelles et commerciales de cette colonie, expliqué au moyen d'une carte géologico-topographique dressée par M. Poirson

      - Paris, Eymery, Le Mormant, 1814. 1 vol. in-8 : 13 x 20.5 cm, faux-titre, grande carte dépliante, titre, 91 pp. de texte, [2] ff. blancs. Édition originale. Bien complet de l'immense carte de la Guyane française, gravée par Lemaître d'après Lale et dressée par Poirson, d'après les relevés de Leblond. Sobre mais élégante reliure de l'époque en demi-basane blonde. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, filets et fers dorés. Auréole brune sur le cartonnage des plats, sans aucune trace à l'intérieur. Carte en excellent état, texte frais. Photographies sur demande. Jean Baptiste Leblond (1747-1815), médecine-naturaliste, commissionnaire du roi à la recherche du quinquina dans la Guyane française, correspondant de la Société d'agriculture de la Seine et de l'Académie royal de médecine. (Quérard, 1833, T. 5, p. 20) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pietas Londinensis: the history, design, and present state of the various public charities in and near London. In six parts, I. Hospitals. II. Dispensaries, Lying-in and Medical charities. III. Colleges. IV. Alms Houses. V. School charities, charities for binding Poor Apprentices. VI. Miscellaneous charities.

      London: C. Cradock & W. Joy; Doig & Stirling Edinburgh; and M. Keene Dublin 1814 - 8vo., (2) + xxix + (3) + 984pp., including the half-title, slight old dampstain in lower margin of first few leaves, one leaf with marginal tear (no loss), one page with corner text not printed, bound in a handsome recent binding of tan morocco, raised bands, gilt lines and labels. With the bookplate on front free endpaper of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors>. A good copy. Second printing. An extensive and comprehensive survey of charitable institutions in Regency London by Anthony Highmore (1758-1829). A lawyer by profession, Highmore was an intimate friend of Granville Sharp and had been actively opposed to the slave trade. Always a Londoner, he joined the Honourable Artillery Company during the alarm when a French invasion was threatened and was secretary of the London Lying-In Hospital. In addition to a number of legal publications, Highmore published two valuable surveys of London philanthropy, the Pietas Londinensis> of 1810, and his Philanthropia Metropolitana> of 1822. They are both of considerable value to the modern student. Pietas Londinensis> puts London charities into six broad categories: hospitals; dispensaries, lying-in, and medical charities; colleges; alms-houses; school-charities and charities for binding poor apprentices; and miscellaneous charities. The number and range is enormous, and include the Asylum for Female Orphans in which Dr. Bell's education plan was introduced, Bethlehem Hospital, School for the Indigent Blind, Hetherington's charity, Bridewell Hospital, Society for Bettering the Condition of the Poor, Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Foundling Hospital, Joseph Lancaster's School, London Female Penitentiary, London Workhouse, Magdalen Hospital, Marine Society, Orphans' Working School, Refuge for the Destitute, and scores of others. There is a comprehensive index. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LEIPZIG (Kreis). - Hußell, L. und J. A. Bergk. Die Siegesplätze der Völkerschlacht oder Ansichten der Dörfer bei Leipzig merkwürdig geworden durch die Schlacht am 16ten bis 19ten Oktober 1813. Aufgenommen und gestochen von J. J. Wagner mit historischer Erläuterung von L. Hußell und Dr. Bergk.

      Lpz., Baumgärtner, - 1814 - 2 Hefte. 21 x 25 cm. VI, 20 S.; 1 Bl., 32 S. Mit 1 gestoch. Titel mit Vignette und 16 Kupfertafeln. OBrosch. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXV, S. 39. - Bedeutendes Werk über die Leipziger Vororte, die im Rahmen der Völkerschlacht für die eine oder andere Seite von Bedeutung waren. Zum größten Teil erstmalig werden hier die Vororte dargestellt, mit ausführlichem Kommentar der Ereignisse, dokumentieren sie den baulichen Zustand zur damaligen Zeit. - Die Titelvignette zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Leipzig, die hübschen Ansichten von Paunsdorf, Liebertwolkwitz, Wachau, Schönfeld, Sellerhausen, Möckern, Probstheida, Connewitz, Lößnig, Markkleeberg, Holzhausen, Zweinaundorf, Stötteritz, Heiterblick und Lindenau. - Einbände fleckig und teils restauriert. Unbeschnitten, papierbedingt teils gebräunt und braunfleckig. - Komplett sehr selten! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      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.

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        \"Schloß Seefeld\". Burgansicht mit wanderndem Paar im Vordergrund.

       Kreidelithographie von Domenico Quaglio, 1814, 24,5 x 23 cm. Winkler 640,23; Lentner 10525: \"Seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie\". - Tadellos erhalten und sehr breitrandig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Attestat". Schriftstück mit eigenh. Notiz und U.

      Wien, 30. VII. 1814. - 1 S. Folio. Mit 2 papiergedeckten Siegeln. Bestätigungsurkunde für den Brucker Schützenhauptmann Nikolaus Hochmuth: "Das Vorweiser dieß Niklaus Hochmuth von Prugg als Oberaufseher bey den Schanzarbeiten bey der Zillerbrücke gestanden und sich bey dieser Arbeit durch rechtschaffenes, vernünftiges, und sehr lobwürdiges Benehmen ausgezeichnet habe, wird demselben zu seiner Legitimation von Kommissariatwegen bestättiget" (Rattenberg, 30. Sept. 1809, Franz Berr, Commissair). Darunter Speckbachers Bestätigung: "Ich Endesgefertiger bestättige ales das obige und empfel ihm der höchsten Gnade um seine Verdienste mit einer kleinen Unterstützung zu begnädigen." Faltspuren; braunfleckig. - Josef Speckbacher, der "Mann von Rinn", hatte an der Seite Andreas Hofers an drei Schlachten am Bergisel gekämpft und zusammen mit Joachim Haspinger und Peter Mayr die Rheinbunddivision in der Enge von Mittenwald-Oberau (der sog. "Sachsenklemme") besiegt. Nikolaus Hochmuth hatte im Mai 1809 Rattenberg und die Zillerbrücke verteidigt.

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        Neue Reise in Arabien, die europäische und asiatische Türkey. Nach dem Englischen für Deutsche bearbeitet von K.L.M. Müller.

      Leipzig, Hinrichs, 1814. - 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. With an engraved folding frontispiece view (of Yedikule fortress in Istanbul) and 3 engraved maps (2 large folding), the view coloured, 1 map with the Ottoman-Persian border coloured in blue and red, and all three maps with the route coloured in red. Further with decorated rules on the title-pages. Set in fraktur types with incidental roman. [10], 125, [3 blank]; [1], [1 blank], 154 pp. Mid 19th-century boards covered with chemical-marbled paper, sewn on 3 recessed cords, with the arms of Friedrich Wilhelm IV, King of Prussia (crowned eagle, with the Order of the Golden Fleece) in gold on the front board, printed spine-label in sans-serif type. First and only German edition of Griffith's account of his journey (leaving England in 1785) from Smyrna (Izmir) through the Dardanelles to Constantinople (Istanbul) and back by ship, then from Smyrna overland through Turkey and (after crossing the corner of the Mediterranean) from Antioch via Aleppo and by caravan across the desert in what is now Syria and Iraq to Basra. On his return trip by ship he visited Muscat, which he also describes. For most of the journey he travelled disguised as a "poor Greek", allowing him to see people, especially in the poorer layers of society, with an intimacy not possible for most European visitors. Griffiths, a British (Edinburgh?) medical doctor, first published his account in English in 1805 as Travels in Europe, Asia Minor and Arabia. The author notes that he limits himself to "faithfully describing such things as he saw, the scenes in which he participated, and offering . reflections which resulted from the impressions", avoiding second-hand accounts, speculations or borrowings from other publications. Although he in fact sometimes borrowed accounts of parts of Turkey published by his friend William Eton in 1798, much is reported first-hand, including his extensive travels in Anatolia and beyond. He is unabashedly critical of the Turks and the French (the English edition was published one year after Napoleon declared himself Emperor and while England and France were at war) but shows admiration for the Bedouins, noting their honesty, "liberality, kindness, and strict regard for their engagements". He describes the use of opium and tobacco, coffee houses, bazars, puppet shows, clothing of the men and women, cookery and the daily life of common people. At Muscat he saw beautiful Indian girls performing a nautch dance, which initially disgusted him, though he notes that more intimate acquaintance with the music and dance turned him into a nautch admirer. Part of the journey was made in the company of David Hays, English merchant and consul at Aleppo, his seven-year-old daughter Marianne (who spoke Arabic, Greek, French, Italian and English fluently) and an Armenian servant. Hays died during the journey around 1786 and Griffiths continued with Marianne to Basra where he arranged for her return to her mother in Aleppo, where she later married the British consul. The three maps show a detail of the Dardanelles, Asia minor, and the regions between the Mediterranean and the Gulf, each with Griffiths' route coloured in red and the last indicating with the boundary between the realms controlled by the Ottoman and Persian Empires (at this date running from the Gulf through Kurdistan) coloured blue on the Ottoman side and red on the Persian side. - With a contemporary black ink owner's stamp (oval with script "Beyer") at the head of the first text page and foot of last text page; arms on the binding of Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1795-1861), King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861; later 19th-century red ink stamp (round) of the Royal Library in Berlin on the back of each title-page; and a blue ink stamp (rectangular, in Russian) of the All-Union State Library of Foreign Literature in Moscow, established in 1921, on the back of the first title-page. With a small gap at the foot of the folding view running 2.5 cm into the image (1.5 mm wide at t [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Selection of all the Laws of the United States, Now in Force, Relative to Commercial Subjects

      Neal, Wills and Cole. Hardcover. Baltimore, 1814. 8vo, later tan buckram, 554, xviii pp. A scarce collection of American commercial laws, written during the War of 1812 by the Deputy Collector of the Port of Baltimore. Printed by Benjamin Edes, whose father participated in the Boston Tea Party. This copy is a Library of Congress duplicate copy, acquired by a bookseller from a surplus auction, with normal marks. Contents somewhat foxed, staining to title page and preliminary pages, quite good overall. Sabin 7794. American Imprints 20989. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Good. 1814. First Edition.

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        A Voyage to Abyssinia, and Travels into the Interior of that Country, Executed under the Orders 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.

      1814 - London, W. Bulmer & Co. for F.C. & J. Rivington, 1814. Large 4to (340 x 250mm). Contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt in compartments and lettered in one, highly decorated in gilt, all edges gilt; pp. xi, [5], 506, lxxv; 28 engraved plates by C. Heath after Salt, 2 engraved head- and tailpieces by Heath after Salt, 6 engraved maps by A. Macpherson after J. Outhett, 5 folding, one hand-coloured in outline, illustrations in the text, roman, greek and arabic types, retaining half-title; only minor rubbing to extremities, expertly rebacked some variable light spotting and browning; Provenance: armorial bookplate Frederick Ducane Godman inside front cover. First edition, large paper copy in a good Regency binding. Salt visited Africa in 1809 on a British government mission to establish contact with the King of Abyssinia and to report on the state of the country. He stayed there for two years and on his return wrote this 'very interesting work' (Blackmer), which includes an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa and an appendix giving the vocabularies of the dialects spoken by different indigenous peoples inhabiting the coast from Mozambique to the borders of Egypt. As Czech notes, 'there is a description of shooting hippopotamus on the Tacazzi River, with perhaps the earliest printed illustration of hippo shooting'. Provenance:Fredrick Ducane Godman (1834-1919) was a distinguished British lepidopterist, entomologist, ornithologist and traveller, who correponded with Darwin. Maybe two plates in this work, one of birds, the other one of insects, were enticing enough for him to purchase such a fine copy of this travel book on Abyssinia. Blackmer 1479; Czech, African p. 141; Fumagalli 139; Gay 2683. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Old Bachelor

      Richmond, Virginia: Printed at the Enquirer Press for Thomas Ritchie & Fielding Lucas, 1814, 1814. First edition. Sabin 104878; American Bibliography 33708. Binding somewhat rubbed; boards a little bowed; moderately foxed and stained; a good copy.. 12mo, contemporary calf, red morocco label, gilt lettering. A series of 33 epistolary essays and sketches, written in the manner of Charles Lamb and other like authors, by William Wirt (1772-1834) with some assistance from a few fellow Virginians, including George Tucker. Wirt was a famous attorney, but a writer at heart, and these and other essays originally appeared in the Richmond Enquirer. Fine Virginia provenance: ownership signature of Peter Sternberger of Poplar Grove, Virginia, on the recto and verso of the front free endpaper, and on the front paste-down is the large printed label "Sold by Fitzwhylsonn & Potter, Book-Binders and Stationers, Richmond-Virginia."

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        Mesmerismus. Oder System der Wechselwirkungen, Theorie und Anwendung des thierischen Magnetismus als die allgemeine Heilkunde zur Erhaltung des Menschen. Herausgegeben von Karl Christian Wolfart.

      Berlin, Nikolai 1814. - Mit gestoch. Aquatinta-Frontispiz und 6 (2 teilkolor.) gefalt. Kupfertafeln. LXXIV, 356 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Hirsch-H. IV, 180; Waller 6506; Tischner, Mesmer 31; Graesse BMP 43. - Wolfart hatte Mesmer im Auftrag der preußischen Komission (unter Vorsitz Hufelands) 1812 in der Schweiz besucht und dabei die Manuskripte in deutscher und französischer Sprache erhalten (und übersetzt). Mesmer fasst "nochmals seine ganze Theorie zusammen und bringt auch noch in mehrfacher Hinsicht Neues . Der erste Teil handelt von der Physik, worunter auch die Physiologie und sogar die Psychologie abgehandelt wird, der zweite Teil behandelt die Moral. Das Hauptstreben des Buches ist, alles möglichst mechanistisch zu erklären ." (Tischner). - Ohne den 1815 erschienenen Erläuterungsband von Wolfart. - 5 der 6 Blatt Tafel-Trägerpapier beidseitig mit Marginalien von alter Hand in sauberer, gut leserlicher Schrift. - Gering berieben, insgesamt schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A new view of society: or, essays on the principle of the formation of the human character, and the application of the principle to practice.

      London: printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor Not published.> 1814 - tall 8vo., xvi + 53 + (1)pp., old library stamp on blank verso of title, well bound in later 19th century half morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt and lettered, top edge gilt. A very good crisp copy. [bound with], OWEN, Robert> A new view of society: or, essays on the principle of the formation of the human character, and the application of the principle to practice. Essay fourth.> London: printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor. 1814. Not published.> tall 8vo., viii + 61 + (1)pp. A fine, large, copy. First editions of both parts (see notes below). NLW cat. 4 & 5. Podmore pp.655-5. See Goldsmiths 20854 and Kress B.6195. See also Printing and the Mind of Man> 271. These are first editions of the third and fourth parts of Robert Owen's groundbreaking New View of Society> which was published in four distinct - and bibliographically distinct - parts in 1814-1814. Podmore (Robert Owen: a biography.> p.111), has the following relevant note: 'Some time in 1812 Owen had published, anonymously, the pamphlet already referred to - A Statement regarding the New Lanark Establishment.> During the same year he wrote his first Essay on the Principle of the Formation of Human Character,> and published it early in 1813 under the title of A New View of Society.> The second Essay appeared at the end of the same year. Both were originally published anonymously. The third and fourth Essays, though written about the same time and circulated amongst a large number of persons eminent in the social and political world, were not published until July, 1816.' It is interesting to note that the Third Essay> is dedicated 'To the Proprietors of the Principal Mill Establishments for Spinning and Weaving in Great Britain and Ireland'. And Owen then is self-confident enough to be able to give them a lecture in both morals and civic responsibilities. Addressing them as 'Friends and Associates', Owen suggests that they should be aware of the fact that as industrialists they were 'characters of interest and influence in society' and he asks them to join what Owen clearly thought was a crusade for better working conditions for industrial workers. It was, Owen suggested, in the power of industrialists to introduce improvements in factories and thus 'contribute to the future well-being of those who are now, in ignorance and misery, contributing to our wealth'. In the Fourth Essay,> dedicated more traditionally to the Prince Regent, Owen points out that 'the true origin of that misery may be traced to the ignorance of those who have formerly ruled, and of those whom they governed'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Address from the President and Directors of the Pennsylvania Company for Insurances on Lives and Granting Annuities to the inhabitants of the United States, upon the subject of the Beneficial Object of that Institution

      Philadelphia: Printed by J. Maxwell, for the Company. 1814. First edition. Removed from a pamphlet volume. Octavo. 45pp., including six statistical tables. Small crease at bottom of title page, a little toning, very good or better. Includes the Act of Incorporation for the first commercial American insurance company. Sabin 60315 .

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        Vom Beruf unsrer Zeit für Gesetzgebung und Rechtswissenschaft.

      Heidelberg, bey Mohr und Zimmer, 1814. 8vo. Tb., 1 Bl., 162 S. Schöner, zeitgenössischer Pappband mit schönem Rotschnitt. Erste Ausgabe der berühmten Streitschrift zur Kodifikationsfrage! - Im Frühjahr des Jahres 1814 forderte der grosse Pandektist und Heidelberger Professor der Rechte Thibaut in einer kleinen Schrift die Kodifikation des deutschen Rechts. Nach dem Code civil von 1804 und dem Österreichischen Allgemeinen Gesetzbuch (ABGB) von 1811 lag die Frage und der Streit einer nationalen Kodifikation in Deutschland geradezu in der Luft. Eine rasche Antwort von Savigny (1779-1861) war von grosser Wichtigkeit, zumal in Berlin Gerüchte kursierten, man wolle auf dem Wiener Kongress das ABGB von Österreich auch in Deutschland einführen. Der Code Napoleon war teilweise geltendes Recht in einigen Gebieten Deutschlands. Thibaut (1772-1840) forderte in seiner kleinen Schrift eine einheitliche Gesetzgebung für Deutschland auf dem Gebiet des bürgerlichen Rechts, worunter er das Zivil-, Straf- und Prozessrecht verstand. Thibaut beendete am 19. Juni 1814 die Niederschrift zu seinem kleinen Werk. In den Tagen der Befreiungskriege, die der Patriot Thibaut als \"herzerhebende Zeiten\" beschreibt, war die Forderung nach einem gemeinsamen deutschen Gesetzbuch ein wichtiger Schritt zur nationalen Vereinigung. Bereits am 11. Oktober 1814 schreibt Savigny an einen Kollegen, dass in einigen Tagen sein \"kleines Buch gegen Gesetzbücher und Thibaut\" fertig sein wird. Am 22. Oktober schrieb Savigny, dass bereits vorgestern einige gedruckte Exemplare in Wien (zum Wiener Kongress) eingetroffen seien. Gewaltig war das Aufsehen, als Savigny im Herbst 1814 seine Gegenschrift zu Thibauts Forderungen vorlegte, gerade war der Wiener Kongress zusammengetreten. Es wurde die berühmteste und auch folgenreichste juristische Streitschrift, die Deutschland erleben sollte. \"Vom Beruf unserer Zeit\" war eine auch von seinen Kritikern anerkannte glänzende Schrift, mit der Savigny zugleich die Vorschläge von Thibaut aus der öffentlichen Diskussion verbannte, damit die geforderte Kodifikation verhinderte und zugleich eine programmatische Niederschrift der historischen Rechtsschule vorlegte. Grundlage seiner Anschauung war, dass nicht die gesetzte Willkür des Staates Recht erzeuge, sondern \"innere, stillwirkende Kräfte\", also eine Art von Volksgeist, der die Gesellschaft eine juristische Seele einhaucht, die zu erblicken und niederzuschreiben des Juristen Handwerk und Kunst, eben ihr \"Beruf\" sei. - Vgl. Goed. VI, 233, 2; Kat. Bibl. Kammergericht Berlin, Sp. 488; Stintzing-L. III/2, 199. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        The Journal of Andrew Ellicott, late commissioner on behalf of the United States during part of the year 1796, the years 1797, 1798, 1799, and part of the year 1800: for determining the boundary between the United States and the possessions of his Catholic Majesty in America, containing occasional remarks on the situation, soil, rivers, natural productions, and diseases of the different countries on the Ohio, Mississippi, and Gulf of Mexico .

      William Fry, Philadelphia 1814 - (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches). vii,299,151pp. Errata leaf. 14 engraved folding maps and charts. Uncut. (Expert repair at head of title). Expertly bound to style in half russia over contemporary blue paper covered boards, flat spine in six compartments divided by gilt rules, black morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt The first thorough American survey of the lower Mississippi, and one of the earliest American reports on West Florida. Following his work on laying out the plans and surveys for Washington, D.C., Ellicott was appointed commissioner to determine the boundary between the United States and Spanish Florida. His travels, occupying four years, covered the Mississippi Valley, Florida, and the southern hinterlands. First published in 1803, the text provides a detailed summary of his work, while the maps show the borders and the region in far more detail than they had been illustrated previously. At the time of the Louisiana Purchase, this was one of the foremost authorities available on the region, and Ellicott's surveys and mentoring would have a profound influence on Meriwether Lewis, whom he advised at the request of Thomas Jefferson. The present copy is a scarce example of the first edition, second issue: i.e. comprised of the sheets of the 1803 first edition, but with a cancel title page on wove paper bearing the 1814 imprint of William Fry. Graff 1230 (1803 edition); Howes E94; Sabin 22216. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A system of the anatomy of the human body: illustrated by upwards of two hundred tables, taken partly from the most celebrated authors, and partly from nature. Third edition, considerably enlarged and improved.

      Edinburgh:: Printed by J. Pillans & Sons, 1814.. 3 volumes. 4to. ix, [1], 191; (iii)-vi, 214; [vi], 207 pp. 233 [numbered 1-207, with added nos.: 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 17a, 32a, 32b, 47a, 64a, 64b [after 65], 79a [mislabeled 52b], 79b, 79bb, 79c, 79d, 83a, 89a, 89b, 89c, 89d, 89e, 89f, 91a, 97a, 97b, 123a] engraved, etched, or aquatint plates (most partly hand-colored, 26 folding or double-page), glossary, index; pl. 67 torn, foxed, occasional waterstains. Some plates misnumbered or bound out of sequence. Later half calf [ca.1960 or earlier], marbled boards, dual gilt-stamped spine labels, raised bands, later endleaves; joints starting, rubbed. Very good. PARTLY HANDCOLORED COPY. Third edition of this massive compendium of anatomical drawings executed by the chief demonstrator of dissection anatomy at the University of Edinburgh. There were four editions, each more lengthy and replete with engraved plates. With this copy, most of the plates are heightened in color(s), especially in the second and third volumes. ¶ The work is chiefly notable for the large and prolific engraved drawings by the author. The contents are arranged by Bones, Muscles, Bursae Mucosae – ligaments & joints, Viscera – Organs – Senses [brain, ear, nose, mouth, throat, thorax, abdomen, male and female parts of generation, gravid uterus, Blood-Vessels, Absorbent System, Nerves. Of added note, it is clear that some of the dissections are depicted as children. ¶ The work was first issued in 1800, followed by a second edition in 1805-6, and a fourth edition in 1820. Fyfe also issued another work entitled, A Compendium of the Anatomy of the Human Body. Another title refers to his mentors, A System of Anatomy from Monro, Winslow, Innes, 1784, 2 vols. Also: A compendious system of anatomy. : In six parts. Part I. Osteology. II. Of the muscles, etc. III. Of the abdomen. Part IV. Of the thorax. V. Of the brain and nerves. VI. Of the senses. : Illustrated with twelve large copperplates, (1780). ¶ Andrew Fyfe, probably was born at Corstorphine, near Edinburgh, in 1775 was awarded a prize for the best drawing in an Edinburgh academy, led to, in 1777, an appointment as dissector to Dr. Monro secundus, professor of anatomy at Edinburgh University. Astley Cooper, who attended his demonstrations, “learned much from him.” He continued to superintend the dissections at the university for about forty years. He is described in the DNB as a “tall thin man, and one of the most ungainly lecturers I ever knew,” says Mr. Bransby Cooper. His position is described vaguely, but at some time he seemed to gain the authority to lecture on anatomy on his own. It seems his eldest son (of the same name) had more a talent for writing, and geared this work following a plan of the teachings at Edinburgh. ¶ DNB, vol. VII, pp. 780-1. See: Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 3: Ambition and Industry ... edited by Bill Bell. Edinburgh University Press (2007).

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