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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Göttingen, 11. VIII. 1814.. 4 SS. 4to.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ich versprach dir, lieber Freund, vor meiner Abreise aus Rudolstadt, bisweilen von unsern Hin- und Herzügen Nachricht zu geben. Aber wie das so geht - der gute Wille ist da, aber tausendfache Zerstreuungen [ ] verzögerten immer mein löbliches Vorhaben; meine Saumseligkeit hat diesmal die wenigste Schuld. Kürzlich unsere Reiseroute: Vom Sondershausen nach Alexisbad - Langensalza - Gotha - Erfurt - Lauchstädt - zurück über Sondershausen und Göttingen nach Pyrmont (inliegend der Zettel unseres zweiten Concerts) zurück über Göttingen (heute wie der Zettel besagt Concert das.). [ ] Der Glanzpunkt unserer ganzen Reise wird doch wohl Pyrmont bleiben. Wir haben deiner und Hollebens und Sommers oft gedacht, und Euch mit Sehnsucht in unsere Mitte gewünscht. Wie oft hat mir Hollebens gefehlt! Der Zweck unserer reise ist schön erfüllt worden. Eine Menge interessanter Bekanntschaften, Vergnügen die Hülle und Fülle [ ] - alles machte unsere Reise zu einer der amüsantesten, die man machen kann. Die Schattenseite bildeten die schlechten Orchester, das mitunter sehr mühsame und angreifende Schnellreisen, wenn es uns etwa an einem Orte zu lange gefallen hatte, und das Abschiednehmen von allen den hübschen Mädchen u. Weiberchens [ ]". - Methfessel studierte von 1807 bis 1809 Theologie und klassische Philologie in Leipzig, wirkte daneben als Sänger an Gewandhauskonzerten mit und wandte sich ganz der Musik zu, als ein Stipendium der Fürstin von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt ihm eine Gesangsausbildung bei Francesco Ceccarelli in Dresden ermöglichte. 1810 bis 1822 stand er als Hof- und Kammersänger im Dienst des rudolstädtischen Hofes, ging dann als Musikdirektor und Gesanglehrer nach Hamburg und wurde 1832 Hofkapellmeister in Braunschweig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        La Perse ou tableau de l'histoire. 5 Volumes

      1814. JOURDAIN, Amable Louis Marie Michel Brèchillet. La Perse ou tableau de l'histoire, du government, de la religion, de la literature, etc., de cet empire; des moeurs et coustumes de ses habitans. 5 volumes. [4], xxi, 218; [4], 268; [4], 226; [4] 288; [4] 327, pp. Illustrated with 26 full-page hand colored engravings, 6 foldout hand colored engravings and 2 black and white engravings. 12mo., 130 x 80 mm, bound in contemporary full speckled tan calf, spine and boards gilt, green morocco spine label, rebacked with original spine laid down, a.e.g., some quires unopened and original silk bookmarks. Paris: Ferra et Imbert, 1814. |~||~||~||~| First edition. An illustrated portrait of Persia; its cultural, political, and religious history by the Orientalist Amable Louis Marie Michel Brèchillet Jourdain (1788-1818). "Jourdain was born at Paris in 1788, became a distinguished Orientalist, and studied under Silvestre de Sacy and Langlès. His principal work is entitled, La Perse, ou Tableau de l'Histoire, du Gouvernement, de la Religion, de la Literature, &c. de cet Empire, 1814, 5 vols, 18mo. He was one of the contributors to the Biographie Universelle; the Annales des Voyages; the Mines de l'Orient; and he supplied Michaud with valuable materials for his History of the Crusades, collected from Arabic writers. He also obtained a prize from the Academy of Belles-Letters for a dissertation of those works of Aristotle, and other Greek philosophers, for the preservation of which we are indebted to the Arabians." - Rose, New General Biographical Dictionary, vol. 9, pp. 49. The finely coloured plates depict costumes, trades, ceremonies, sporting, landscapes, ruins and much more. The work is much in the style of the Nepveu publications of around the same time. A handsome set. PROVENANCE: From the library of George R., with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Hiler, pp. 486.

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        Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean

      1814, first English edition, large volume, the Travels of Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clarke, being;  Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean,  Performed by order of the United States Government in the years 1804, 1805 and 1806, under president Thomas Jefferson.  All published by the Official Report, and Illustrated by a large folding map and three other maps, as issued.  First English edition, printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, first thus.   Followed the two volume American edition of 1814.  Fine Americana, the exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, Missouri River, and Northwest Territories by the Corps of Discovery.  Volume has been rebound long ago, in half leather with marbled boards, marbled end papers, interior has light wear and use apparent, but is very clean, tight, hinges very strong, complete.  Volumes and maps, including large folding, are very good plus overall.  Large folding map has old repairs and has been laid on linen for preservation.  New end papers, title and half title pages trimmed and set on archival matching paper.  First six pages of preface preserved by the same method.  All professionally done, a very pleasing volume.  663 pages and one additional page of advertisement.  Quarto, 9.25 by 11 inches.   Please see the many photos provided, ask any questions, buy accordingly.

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        EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES CONCERNING THE PHILOSOPHY OF PERMANENT COLOURS; AND THE BEST MEANS OF PRODUCING THEM, BY DYEING, CALICO PRINTING, &C

      Thomas Dobson, Philadelphia 1814 - 8vo. original paper covered boards with paper spine labels. xlv,(iii),401,(3); (iv),394,(2). 2 volumes. First U.S. edition (of the London 1813 edition) The first volume was issued in 1794 and the second volume in 1813. When the second volume was issued, the first volume was reissued and dated 1813 (Cohen #36; Lawrie #26; Wolfe, Marbled Paper: Its History, Techniques, and Patterns, 167 and 225, n.3; S&S 30738; Rink 1851. Ron's Bibliotheca Tinctoria #67 ). Bancroft was an English physician-chemist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of London and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the State of Massachusetts Bay. Wolfe cites this work in his discussion of the production of marbling colors, specifically "the earths and the lakes" (Wolfe 225, notes 7, 8, 10, 14, and 15). Includes a preface, explanation of terms, introduction, list of errata, and general index. Table of contents in each volume. Cohen notes two publisher's catalogues present in this copy (2 pages at the end of each volume) were also found in the copy owned by The Library Company of Philadelphia. Covers rubbed and spotted and worn along hinges and edges. Ink ownership inscription on back cover of volume one. Front cover of volume two detached and back cover lacking. Extremely rare to find in original publisher's binding. original paper covered boards with paper spine labels [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A volume of pen-and-ink embroidery patterns

      [England?, not before 1814]. 4to (240 x 193 mm). 203, [24] leaves, each with a different design, mainly in brown ink, some in black ink, the drawings on rectos only, on thin wove paper, watermark John Hayes / 1814. Occasional small inkstains, in fine condition. Contemporary English diced russia leather, covers gold-tooled with narrow foliate roll border, a rosette at outer corners, smooth spine gold-tooled in compartments with a floral tool (in reverse, the petals appearing embossed), marbled edges, marbled endpapers (rebacked preserving original backstrip, corners and spine ends rubbed). Provenance: Sir [Frederick] Conway Dwyer, Dublin (1860-1935), surgeon, his pencil signature on front flyleaf. *** An unusually extensive and varied album of pen-and-ink patterns for embroidery, by a skilled draftswoman (or -man). Some designs are arranged in bands, for borders and hems; others consist of large individual motifs; there are a few square designs for handkerchiefs and cloths, and some all-over designs with repeated small motifs. Most of the design elements are floral, foliated, or abstract; only one, fol. [210], containing six small vignettes, includes human figures, birds, and emblematic elements (musical instruments and garden implements). Fol. 126 shows an entire ornamental alphabet, the letters enclosed in leafy part-wreaths. One design (fol. 200), for a sleeve or part of a dress or jacket, includes instructions for coloring, in English, for three sections (Light Green, Violet, and Dark Blue).

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        A scarce first edition of an English broadside lampooning Napoleon, his family, marshals, generals and officials

      Broadside, MEMOIRS of BUONAPARTE, His Imperial Family, Great Officers of State, and Great Military Officers. (London: G. Smeeton, 17 St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, [c. 1814]) 10.75" x 14.5" (visible), featuring at top center, a hand colored "Hieroglyphic portrait" of Napoleon after Johann Michael voltz. Light creases and a few ink smudges, else fine. A scurrilous attack on Napoleon Bonaparte, most likely published in the last days of the campaign that led to his abdication in 1814. (The last date in the text is 1813.) The broadside is dominated at top center by an "hieroglyphic Portrait of Buonaparte" which has been described at the lower right: "The French Eagle, crouching, forms the chapeau en militaire, the Red Sea represents his throat, illustrative of his drowning armies: the visage, is formed of carcas[s]es of the unhappy victims to his cruel ambition: the hand is judiciously placed as the epaulet, drawing the Rhenish Confederacy, under the flimsy symbol of the cob-web, and the spider is a symbolic emblem of the vigilance of the Allies!" The balance of the broadside features short biography/character assassinations which would lead us to believe (among other things) that Napoleon's mother was a brothel keeper and at sixteen he poisoned a girl he had made pregnant. Scarce: We cannot source any examples of this first edition appearing at auction. Capper Album. BM Satires 12204. (See item 11224 for slightly later version with different letterpress.) We've encountered two other later editions of this broadside dating from 1814 and 1820, both of which appear to be equally scarce.

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

      Philadelphia, PA: Bradford and Inskeep, 1814. Volume I original paper-covered boards, Vol. II later quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped label and five. 8vo. Volume I original paper-covered boards, Vol. II later quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards, gilt-stamped label and five. xxviii, 470; x, 522 pages. 2 volumes. Howes 317; Shaw and Shoemaker 31924. This is the first official edition of the journals of the expedition across the Louisiana territory to the Pacific Ocean led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, 1804-6. Reuben Gold Thwaites notes that about 2000 copies were published but 583 were apparently lost. See Thwaites, "The Story of Lewis and Clark's Journals" in The Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society 6:1 (March 1903), 26-53. Donald Jackson notes that several "unauthorized," spurious journals had previously appeared, Howes 321 for example. See Jackson, "The Race to Publish Lewis and Clark" in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 85:2 (April 1961), 163-77. Lewis had made some arrangements for publishing the journals before his death in 1809, whereupon the project was taken up by Clark with the assistance of Nicholas Biddle and Paul Allen. Biddle did not wish to claim credit for his contribution, and he engaged the services of Allen whose role was "but that of a reviser for the press." (Thwaites 36). Without the large foldout engraved map in Vol. I, which was not issued in all copies, but with the two engraved plates (however, a facsimile of the map is loosely inserted). Vol. I also includes a preface by the editor, a biographical sketch of Lewis by Thomas Jefferson, and table of contents. Vol. II includes appendices: "Observations and Reflections" in relation to American Indian nations, a summary statement of rivers and creeks tributary to the Missouri and Columbia Rivers, population estimates of the western Indian tribes, weather observations, and miscellaneous "remarks and reflections." Each volume with library stamp on front pastedown. Volume I rebound. Boards and spine rubbed at edges. Tanning and foxing. Previous owners' names on front pastedown, title, and first page of preface. Volume II, original binding but lacks spine, back cover, and back free endpapers. Front cover worn and rubbed. Final leaves of text curled and torn at edges but text itself intact. Foxing and tanning throughout text. Laid in items include Lester J. Cappon, "A Census of Extant Copies in Original Boards" (New York: Columbia University Libraries, 1970), and booksellers' descriptions.

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        Réflexions politiques sur quelques écrits du jour et sur les intérêts de tous les français

      First Edition.Bound in half black morocco, spine with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper.Our copy is enriched with an autograph ticket that does not seem eter of the hand of the author, mounted on tab: "A Madame, Madame la Comtesse Charles de Goutaud St. Louis the Great # 23", dated December 1821 . The note on the back of an invitation to the blessing of the new chapel of the Infirmary Maria Theresa. Heavenly Chateaubriand, wife of the author, founded the hospital in 1819, an institution that is on a mission to accommodate older priests and nobles women widowed during the Revolution. Located in the rue Denfert at number 86 as we said this invitation, this institution still exists and welcomes retired Parisian priests. Without gaps affect the text at the location of seals.A small manufacturing defect in the paper at the bottom of the title page. Le Normant Paris 1814 14x22,5cm relié

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        Topographisch-historische Beschreibung aller Städte, Märkte, Schlösser, Pfarren, und anderen merkwürdigen Oerter des Landes Oesterreich ob der Enns. 3 Bände. In alphabetischer Ordnung von ihrem möglichst erhobenen Ursprunge bis zum Wiener-Friedensschluße 1809. ErsterTheil, von A bis H. Zweyter Theil, von I bis P. Dritter Theil, von R bis Z

      Wels Bey Michael Haas 1814,. 0 S., 8°, OPbd. der zeit mit roten Rückenschildchen. Bd.1: XVI + 301 Seiten. Bd.2: XII + 328 Seiten. Bd.3: XVI + 332 + 6 n.n. Seiten Errata. Gut erhalten, sauber.

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        The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton ; with a Supplement of Interesting Letters, by Distinguished Characters

      London: Printed by Macdonald and Son, for Thomas Lovewell & Co, 1814. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. VERY GOOD CONDITION AND INTERESTING PROVENANCES2 volumes in 1. xii, 273pp. & viii, 264pp. 8"x4". Rebound in 19th century half brown calf and black cloth, raised spine bands, ruled, titled, and decorated top edge in gilt. In attractive period rebinding with modest rubbing and a soil spot to bottom spine; two bookplates and one label with a poem affixed to front endpapers. A few small offset spots to endpapers, edge toning to flyleaves, bibliographical pencil notes to first half-title page, penciled ownership signature to both title pages. Occasional foxing else very good+. Two Bookplates. One of William Whateley Q.C., the treasurer of the Inner Temple, and the other of Alfred Heacock Whittaker who wrote "Occupational Health in America" in 1962 with Henry B. Selleck. Penciled name of F??? Palmer to each title page as yet another an owner. Scarce collection of letters from Lord Nelson to his mistress Lady Emma Hamilton."The publisher, Thomas Lovewell, went bankrupt in 1817 and was forced to put the letters up for sale. They were purchased by Croker acting on behalf of the Admiralty and Government who were anxious that they were kept out of public circulation. Harrison is often cited as the editor but my own research years ago suggests that Oliver (a servant with whom Emma had quarrelled} was the culprit - although Harrison may have been involved too." quoted from Michael Nash, UK.The supplement in volume II, running from page 107 on, contains letters from Lord Nelson to Miss Horatia Nelson Thomson, Miss Charlotte Nelson, letters from Alexander Davison, Esq. to Lady Hamilton, a letter from Lady Hamilton to Alexander Davison, Esq., a letter from Lady Hamilton to Viscount Sidmouth, letters from Sir William Hamilton to Lady Hamilton, and numerous letters from Sir William Hamilton to Lord Nelson, and finally a number of letters from Lord Nelson to Sir William Hamilton.

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        L'ANGLETERRE AU COMMENCEMENT DU DIX-NEUVIÈME SIÈCLE

      In-8, demi-reliure basane fauve, dos lisse avec titre doré dans pièce de titre, tranches jaspées, 419 pages. Rare et unique volume connu à ce jour de ce qui devait former une grande description de l'Angleterre en plusieurs tomes (cf. mention "Fin du premier volume" avant la table des matières); apparemment seul ce volume-ci fut édité. Coins émoussés, plats tachés, intérieur très frais (papier blanc sans aucune rousseur). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Untersuchung über die Natur und die Ursachen des National-Reichthums. Aus dem Englischen der vierten Ausgabe neu übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von C. Garve. Dritte, mit Stewarts Nachricht von dem Leben und den Schriften des Autors vermehrte [...] Ausgabe. 3 Bände.

      Wien, B. Ph. Bauer, 1814.. 8°. CXXVI S., 1 Bl., 400; IV, 616 S., 2 Bll.; IV, 412 S., Ppbde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschildern.. Hauptwerk Adam Smiths (1723-90) und gleichzeitig das bedeutendste Werk der klassischen Nationalökonomie in der ersten guten Übersetzung in deutscher Sprache (vgl. Roscher 603). "[...] Sein Wohlstand der Nationen' stellt kein System dar, aber als vorläufige Analyse ist das Werk völlig überzeugend. Die Sicherheit seiner Kritik und sein Verständnis der menschlichen Natur haben es zum ersten und zum bedeutendsten unter den klassischen Werken der modernen Volkswirtschaftslehre gemacht" (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, S. 410). - Einbände bestoßen u. etw. (wasser-) fleckig. Vorsatz- u.- Titelbll. mit Namensstempel. Tlw. schwach stockfleckig bzw. wasserrandig. - Kress B 6396; vgl. PMM 221; Borst 340; ADB XXXVI, 258; Eppelsheimer I, 307; Ebert 21331; Graesse VI, 422.

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        The Velvet Cushion

      T. Cadell and W. Davies, London 1814 - A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing bound in three-quarter leather and marbled boards (boards curved, rubbing to the each board's surface and rubbing to their respective edges, old white tape repair to the margin of one page, scattered foxing). Published anonymously, the book presents a memoir about the Church of England given by a vicarage cushion who begins its tale by stating: "The first place in which I remember to have seen the light was in the shop of an upholsterer in Fleet-street, in the days of bloody Queen Mary." Originally published anonymously, later editions name the author as J. W. Cunningham, A. M. Vicar of Harrow. John William Cunningham was and evangelical clergyman of the Church of England and, from 1850 to 1858 also served as the Editor of The Christian Observer. He served as Vicar of Harrow, the presentation to which his father-in-law purchased, from 1811 until his death in 1861, and was a member of the Clapham Sect of which two of the leading lights were William Wilberforce and Wilberforce's cousin, the important Banker and Parliamentarian, Henry Thornton. Presenting the evangelical point of view of the parties in the church of England since the English Reformation, The Velvet Cushion was quite well-received and went through ten editions in a mere two years. [Nevertheless, the book did not meet the approval of all and a response to this work was written by Rev. John Styles titled "A New Covering to the Velvet Cushion" (1815) wherein Rev. Styles gives his views on the Church presented through the same cushion with a new covering.] This rapid production of new editions of The Velvet Cushion evidences not only the book's popularity, but also indicates that not many copies of the first edition, first printing, were issued and, in our experience, the first edition, first printing is quite scarce. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing. QUITE SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches

      London - Company of Stationers, 1814 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A finely bound edition of Tate and Brady's famous Psalms of David. Bound inleather with gilt lettering and border decoration. Included are several printedhymns, that are attached to the front free-endpaper with a pin. Tate's and Brady's New Version of the Psalms of David (1696). . . was smoother than the well-established old metrical version by Sternhold and Hopkins and so more satisfying to modern taste. . . Bishop William Beveridge complained in posthumously published critical observations (1710) that its wit and fancy were unscriptural, but Tate and Brady gradually displaced Sternhold and Hopkins and was widely used in Anglican churches until the mid-nineteenth century. It ran to over three hundred editions. Nahum Tate, 1652 1715, was an Irish poet, hymnist, and lyricist, who became England's poet laureate in 1692. Nicholas Brady, 1659 1726, was an Anglican divine and poet. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including rubbing with slight loss to a small section on the front board. Internally the pages are bright with only very slight occasional browning, and the occasional spot, most prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition is very good..

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        A scarce first edition of an English broadside lampooning Napoleon, his family, marshals, generals and officials

      Broadside, MEMOIRS of BUONAPARTE, His Imperial Family, Great Officers of State, and Great Military Officers. (London: G. Smeeton, 17 St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, [c. 1814]) 10.75" x 14.5" (visible), featuring at top center, a hand colored "Hieroglyphic portrait" of Napoleon after Johann Michael voltz. Light creases and a few ink smudges, else fine. A scurrilous attack on Napoleon Bonaparte, most likely published in the last days of the campaign that led to his abdication in 1814. (The last date in the text is 1813.) The broadside is dominated at top center by an "hieroglyphic Portrait of Buonaparte" which has been described at the lower right: "The French Eagle, crouching, forms the chapeau en militaire, the Red Sea represents his throat, illustrative of his drowning armies: the visage, is formed of carcas[s]es of the unhappy victims to his cruel ambition: the hand is judiciously placed as the epaulet, drawing the Rhenish Confederacy, under the flimsy symbol of the cob-web, and the spider is a symbolic emblem of the vigilance of the Allies!" The balance of the broadside features short biography/character assassinations which would lead us to believe (among other things) that Napoleon's mother was a brothel keeper and at sixteen he poisoned a girl he had made pregnant. Scarce: We cannot source any examples of this first edition appearing at auction. Capper Album. BM Satires 12204. (See item 11224 for slightly later version with different letterpress.) We've encountered two other later editions of this broadside dating from 1814 and 1820, both of which appear to be equally scarce.

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        A Treatise on Family Wine Making: Calculated for Making Excellent Wines from the Various Fruits of this United Country; in relation to Strength, Brilliancy, Health, and Economy explanatory of the whole process, and every other requisite guide after the wine is made and in the cellar; composed from practical knowledge and written expressly and exclusively for domestic use, containing sixty different sorts of wine. To which is also subjoined the description of part of a recent British vintage inclusive of an interesting experimental lecture

      London: Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1814. First. First edition. Octavo. 158,(2)pp. Modern rebinding in sympathetic period style: quarter calf gilt and marbled papercovered boards, red morocco spine label gilt. Owner's name, half-title repaired, scattered foxing most pronounced on the title page, uncut, a pleasing very good copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Geschichte der römischen und griechischen Kaiser von Julius Cäsar bis Franz II. mit ihren Bildnissen (5 Bände).

      Wien, Bauer, 1814.. Mit 181 Kupfertafeln nach Q. Mark, Halblederbände der Zeit, 23,5 x 18 cm,. Einbände etwas berieben und bestossen, die Tafeln nummeriert bis "No. 209", für 28 Kaiser erschienen keine Kupfertafeln "vacant".

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        Britannia Depicta a series of views (with brief descriptions) of the most interesting and picturesque objects in Great Britain The counties alphabetically arranged Part 1V Containing Twenty-Four Views In Cornwall

      (London): T. Cadwell and W. Davies, 1814. 24 large copper-engraved plates each with accompanying sheet of letterpress and a list of plates. Professional paper edge repairs to front blank endpapers, and plate list page. Original card covers rubbed especially at the edges with a new spine, with printed paper label on the upper cover. This beautiful suite of plates is sometimes found as extra illustrations to large-paper copies of Lyson's History of Cornwall. First Edit. Very Good. Oblong Folio.

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        "Märchen Frau aus Nieder Zwern in Kur Hessen".

      . Radierung, gez. Cassel 1814, auf Velin. 12,3:15,8 cm. Literatur: Stoll 18, III (von III), auf dem Mieder mit Kreuzlagen, Nummer getilgt. - Vorzüglicher Abdruck mit vollem Rand. - Selten! Bei der Dargestellten handelt es sich um Catharina Dorothea Viehmann, geb. Pierson (1755- 1815) aus Niederzwern.. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        Works. 3 Bände

      . John Murray, London, 1814-1816. Zusammen XXIII, 971 S., original Ledereinbände, Rücken mit 2 rot abgesetzten Titeln u. reichen Goldverzierungen, Goldfilletten auf Einbanddeckeln, obere Einbanddeckel Monogramm M.G.M., Innenkannten- u. Kanten-Vergoldung sowie marmorierter Schnitt. - Enthalten: Band 1: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, a Romaunt and other poems, XII, 302 S.; Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the third, 79 S./ Band 2: The Giaour, a fragment of a turkish tale, 75 S.; The bride of Abydos. A turkish tale, 71 S.; The Corsair. A tale, XI, 112 S., Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, 17 S./ Band 3: Lara, a tale, 74 S.; Hebrew Melodies, 53 S.; The Siege of Corinth. A poem, 89 S.; The Prisioner of Chillon, 60 S.; Monody on the death of teh right Honourable R. B. Sheridan, 39 S./ Diverse Titel in Erster-Auflage: 3 Teile von Child Herold Hebrew Melodies, Siege of Corint, Parisina/ Prisoner of Chillon/ Monody on the death of the rigth honourable R.B. Sheridan -

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        PICTURESQUE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DRESS AND MANNERS OF THE TURKS. Illustrated in sixty coloured engravings, with descriptions.

      London, printed for John Murray by W. Bulmer and Co., 1814.SECOND EDITION 1814, small 4to, approximately 230 x 155 mm, 9 x 6 inches, 60 beautiful hand coloured engraved plates (including frontispiece), each facing a page of descriptive text, bound in full burgundy straight grained morocco, ornate gilt border to covers with inner blind border, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt title, gilt patterned board edges and inner dentells (turn ins), all edges gilt, yellow endpapers. A touch of rubbing to head and tail of spine, upper hinge just starting to crack at top and bottom, endpapers very lightly foxed, occasional pale fox spot or faint browning to text pages, tiny pale mark to background of a couple of plates, faintest browning to white background of Plate 47, text leaf to that plate reinserted and very slightly dusty at top and fore - edge. A very good tight copy. The plates show costumes and customs of the 18th century Ottoman Empire including Greeks, Albanians, Egyptians, Syrians, Tartars, etc plus eunuchs, odalisks, other women, servants, a musician, a Jew, dervishes, officers of the Janissaries, soldiers, a naval admiral, the grand vizier and a few tradesmen. First published in French and in English in 1802 as The Costumes of Turkey. Attributed to the French artist Octavien Dalvimart about whom little is known, in the Preface. It seems the text is by another, sometimes attributed to William Alexander, as one of the descriptions includes a comment made by Mons. Dalvimart. The English artist William Alexander (1767 - 1816) accompanied the Macartney Embassy to China in 1792 as draughtsman and in 1808 was appointed assistant keeper of antiquities in the British Museum. Colas 783; Abbey Travel II, No. 370 (reprint of edition of 1804). Tooley ????????????????? MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Svenska folk-visor från forntiden, samlade och utgifne [Old Swedish folk songs .]. I-III & musical notes. Stockholm, Strinnholm och Häggström, Z. Haeggström, Kongl. privilegierade not tryckeriet, respectively, 1814-(18). 8:o and 4:o. Engraved title,(2),LXVIII,249,(1) + (4),258,260-64,264-304,(2) + 254,(2) pp. + 31 + 28 + 30 engraved pages with musical notes.

      1814 - Four volumes in contemporary half calf with richly gilt spines, glazed paper labels and sprinkled edges. Note volume damaged at head of spine and its label chipped. Minor foxing, mostly in volume I. Bookplate.The engraved title depicts a blind singer with a harp in a Macphersonic manner. The third volume also with the subtitle: "med öfversättning av motsvarande skotska folksånger" [with translations of corresponding Scottish folk songs]. The similarities between the Scottish and Swedish popular poetry are seen as "evident witnesses of a time when all these Nordic peoples who inhabited the islands and beaches of the Baltic and North Seas shared a common language and litterature". (Our translation.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Svenska folk-visor från forntiden, samlade och utgifne. I-III & noter. Stockholm, Strinnholm och Häggström, Z. Haeggström and Kongl. privilegierade not tryckeriet, respectively, 1814-(18). 8:o and 4:o, respectively. Engraved title,(2),LXVIII,249,(1) + (4),258,260-64,264-304,(2) + 254,(2) pp. + 31 + 28 + 30 engraved pp. with musical notes.

      1814 - Four volumes in contemporary half calf, worn, with sparingly gilt spines, tan labels and green sprinkled edges. Spine repaired at head on volume I, leather heavily worn at the top of spine on volume III. Head of spine repaired on the appendix volume containing the musical notes, in which the front endpaper is also torn out. Occasional minor spotting a few marginal tears ans paper losses.The engraved title depicts a blind singer with a harp in a Macphersonic manner. The third volume also with the subtitle: "med öfversättning av motsvarande skotska folksånger" [with translations of corresponding Scottish folk songs]. The similarities between the Scottish and Swedish popular poetry are seen as "evident witnesses of a time when all these Nordic peoples who inhabited the islands and beaches of the Baltic and North Seas shared a common language and litterature". (Our translation.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on Family Wine Making: Calculated for Making Excellent Wines from the Various Fruits of this United Country; in relation to Strength, Brilliancy, Health, and Economy explanatory of the whole process, and every other requisite guide after the wine is made and in the cellar; composed from practical knowledge and written expressly and exclusively for domestic use, containing sixty different sorts of wine. To which is also subjoined the description of part of a recent British vintage inclusive of an interesting experimental lecture

      London: Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1814. First. First edition. Octavo. 158,(2)pp. Modern rebinding in sympathetic period style: quarter calf gilt and marbled papercovered boards, red morocco spine label gilt. Owner's name, half-title repaired, scattered foxing most pronounced on the title page, uncut, a pleasing very good copy. .

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        Hohenstein bei Krems

      . Hohenstein. Umrißradierung v. Köpp von Felsenthal aus "Historisch mahlerische Darstellungen von Österreich" Wien 1814-24, 21,5 x 38 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 309 / 58.- Kleiner Einriß bis zum Bildanfang fachm.restauriert

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        A Grammar of Botany. Containing an Explanation of the System of Linnaeus, and the Terms of Botany, with Botanical Exercises. For the Use of Schools and Students. Illustrated by Forty-five Engravings.

      London, Crosby and Co. 1814.. kl.-8°, IV, 238 SS., 45 kolor. Kupfertafeln von B. Brown, Second Edition, grünes Ganzleder der Zeit mit vergoldetem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung,. Einband berieben, vorderes Außengelenk leicht angeplatzt, Textteil durchgängig stockfleckig, Tafeln sauber, Nisssen 1953,

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        Die Heilquellen am Taunus. Ein didactisches Gedicht in vier Gesängen.

      Lpz., Amsterdamer Kunst- u. Industrie-Comptoir, 1814.. 27 x 21,5 cm. 1 Bl., 8, 167 S. Mit radiertem Frontispiz, 6 Tafeln mit Aquatintaradierungen nach J.G. und C.G. Schütz und 1 altkolor. gefalt. Kupferkarte. Mod. HLdr.. Goedeke V, 458, 15, 2; Ruppert 911; vgl. Demandt I, 734 (Ausgabe 1813). Nicht bei Engelmann. - Erste illustrierte Ausgabe. - Prachtvolles Ansichtenwerk, dem Landgrafen von Hessen-Homburg gewidmet! In schwärmerischen Hexametern und anschließenden Erläuterungen gibt der Verfasser ein genaues Bild vom Taunus, seinen Heilquellen, der Geschichte, Kultur u.v.a. - Die Aquatintatafeln mit schönen Gesamtansichten von Bad Ems, Bad Schwalbach, Schlangenbad, Bad Soden und Wiesbaden. - Etwas stockfleckig, die Karte papierbedingt stärker gebräunt, der Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk.

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        A TREATISE OF FAMILY WINE MAKING: Calculated for Making Excellent Wines from the Various Fruits of This United Country; in Relation to Strength, Brilliancy, Health, and Economy Explanatory of the Whole Process,

      London, Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones; sold by T. Hookham, Jun. and Co., Gossling, Hatchard, J. and G. Todd, York, and by all booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1814.. and Every Other Requisite Guide after the wine is made and in the cellar: composed from practical knowledge and written expressly and exclusively for domestic use, containing sixty different sorts of wine. To which is also subjoined the description of part of a recent British Vintage inclusive of an interesting experimental lecture. FIRST EDITION 1814, 8vo, pages: xv, (1), 17-158, ii (Contents table), lacking A1 the half-title, bound in modern quarter calf over marbled sides, gilt lettering and gilt rules to spine, new endpapers. One or two pale fox spots to a few margins, no inscriptions. A very good clean tight copy. Instructions for making and preserving all kinds of wines from domestic fruits, including preparing the fruit, fermentation, racking and fining, bottling. Pages 45-104 contain recipes for different wines, pages 105-126 observations on various aspects of wine making, pages 127-158 contain the literary lecture on the British Vintage mentioned in the title. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 53, G15510. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Picturesque Representations Of The Dress And Manners Of The Chinese. Illustrated In Fifty Coloured Engravings With Descriptions

      John Murray, London 1814 - 33.5 x 27.6 cm. 50 hand-colored engraved plates, some pale offsetting to a few plates, generally clean and fresh. In 1802, Alexander was appointed professor of drawing at the Military College at Great Marlow, resigning in May 1808 to take up the post of assistant keeper of antiquities in the British Museum. DNB. "Alexander is best remembered for his work in China in a period in which the Chinese style greatly influenced the decorative arts in Britain." COLAS 75. Modern half maroon morocco, leather spine label. Aeg. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Navigator; Containing Directions for Navigating the Monongahela, Allegheny, Ohio and Mississippi Rivers...to which is added An Appendix, Containing an Account of the Louisiana and of the Missouri and Columbia Rivers as Discovered by the Voyage under Capts. Lewis and Clark. 8th Edition, Improved and Enlarged

      Pittsburgh: Cramer, Spear and Eichbaum. 1814. Hardcover. Very Good. 8th edition, revised and enlarged. 8vo, original half calf and marbled boads, 360 pp, 28 maps of parts of the rivers and The Falls of the Ohio and Pittsburgh. A very nice copy indeed, with early neat leather reinforcement of top and bottom of the spine, early ownership signature, two times, of Samuel Williams. Contents very clean and bright, with typical scattered foxing. Light rubbing to edges and some darkening to spine leather, but a remarkably nice, tight bright copy of this classic river guide and the essential Pittsburgh book. One of the editions that takes into account the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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        Kurzweilige und wahrhafte Beschreibung der Schlachten bey Leipzig . vor einem Augenzeugen .,

      Bruder & Hofman, Leipzig 1814 - Thin 8vo. (4 x 7'). xxiv, 160pp. Early, perhaps original, binding of marbled paper over boards and with the title pasted-on to the upperboard: a square of cloth, gilt. Large (7 x 7-1/2') hand-colored frontispiece caricature showing Napoleon cornered ('in Klemme') by five soldiers, weapons drawn. Upper hinge neatly and nearly invisibly repaired else a near fine copy. Old faint circular stamp on margin of title page. The Battle of Leipzig in 1813 was the most decisive defeat suffered by Napoleon. It is considered the largest battle in Europe, with 500,000 troops, until World War I. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Entrance of Port Lincoln, taken from behind Memory Cove, from Flinders' Voyage.

      G. & W. Nicol,, London: 1814 - View on the South Australian coast from Matthew Flinders' "A Voyage to Terra Australis". The foreground shows an aboriginal hut next to a gum tree (which looks suspiciously lush for a gum) with the hills rolling out to the South Australian coast at Port Lincoln in the background. Copper engraved print, image size 23 x 16 cm on paper 29.2 x 22.5 cm, excellent condition. Flinders was the first to circumnavigate Australia and he is credited as giving Australia its name. His narrative has become scarce and the prints are rarely seen separately. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vom Beruf unsrer Zeit für Gesetzgebung und Rechtswissenschaft.

      Heidelberg, bey Mohr und Zimmer, 1814.. 8vo. 2 Bll., 162 S. Neuer Halbledereinband. (getilgter St.a.T., Papier an dieser Stelle etw. schwach).. Erste Ausgabe der berühmten Streitschrift zur Kodifikationsfrage, zugleich die programmatische Grundschrift der historischen Rechtsschule! - Im Frühjahr des Jahres 1814 forderte der große Pandektist und Heidelberger Professor Thibaut (1772-1840) in einer kleinen Schrift eine 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. Gewaltig war das Aufsehen, als Savigny bereits im Herbst 1814 eine Gegenschrift zu Thibauts Forderungen vorlegte, gerade war der Wiener Kongress nach dem Abdanken Napoleons 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 die 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.

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        The complete works of Charles Reade

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, Each volume with engraved frontispiece, titles in orange and black. Half-calf over marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments, black and red labels (a few of the title labels faded). An excellent set from the library of Louis E. Goodman, with his bookplate. Reade (1814-84) was an English novelist and dramatist. Included in this complete edition of his works is It's Never Too Late to Mend, written with the purpose of reforming abuses in prison discipline and the treatment of criminals. He is best known for The Cloister and the Hearth.

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        The Works of. With Memoirs of his Life and Writings by William Mason. To which are subjoined Extracts Philological, Poetical and Critical from the Author's original manuscripts, selected and arranged by Thomas James Mathias.

      London: Printed by William Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare Press for John Porter 1814 - Two volumes, 4to, with a portrait frontispiece, 4 pages of facsimile handwriting and 2 further engravings, finely bound in later black full morocco, gilt rules and arms of Pembroke College, a.e.g., some minor rubbing to joints else a lovely set. A handwritten note on the fly leaf in volume I states "A limited number (probably about 100) copies of this collection. were printed and left by the editor to the Master and Fellows of Pembroke College with directions, that a copy should be presented to each Fellow on his election. On my election in 1874, I received this the last remaining copy. T.H. Orpen". Gray lived for much of his life at Pembroke College, and many of his manuscripts reside there.

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        Wege- Karte durch den grösten und wichtigsten Theil Europa's von London bis Moscau, und von Stockholm bis Naepel.

      Simon Schropp & Comp. Berlin c. 1814 - Engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, dissected and mounted on linen, extending west to east from London to Moscow and north to south from Stockholm to Naples, green marbled paper endpapers, rubbed and scuffed, left and right borders of map torn. Dimensions: 1140 by 1270mm. (44.75 by 50 inches). Not traced in BLMC.

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        Kunopaedia. A Practical Essay on Breaking or Training the English Spaniel or Pointer. With Instructions for Attaining the Art of Shooting Flying.

      Printed for the Editor, London 1814 - First edition. Tall octavo. Original boards. 235pp. Wood engraved frontispiece. New paper spine with facsimile paper spine label. Uncut. Very near fine, a very attractive copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, with marginal notes and references and the ... (Truncated)

      Collins, 1814, Hard, Book Condition: GoodFull Book Title: The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, with marginal notes and references and the Explanatory (NY 1814)Size: 4to, The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, with marginal notes and references and the Explanatory Notes of Ostervald, to which are added, an index, an alphabetical table of all the names in the Old and New Testaments, with their significations, tables of Scripture weights, measures, and coins, John Brown's Concordance, &c. Full leather with gilt embossed design and marbled endpapers. Published NY: Collins and Co., 1814. Thick 4to., 8 3/4" x 11", unpaginated, illustrated with plates. Covers detached, chipping at the spine, light foxing. Internally very good, bright. crisp.

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        Versuch über den politischen Zustand des Königreichs Neu-Spanien, enthaltend Untersuchungen über die Geographie des Landes, über seinen Flächeninhalt und seine neue politische Eintheilung, über seine allgemeine physische Beschaffenheit, über die Zahl und den sittlichen Zustand seiner Bewohner, über die Fortschritte des Ackerbaues, der Manufacturen und des Handels, über die vorgeschlagenen Canal-Verbindungen zwischen dem antillischen Meere und dem großen Ozen, über die militärische Vertheidigung der Küsten, über die Staatseinkünfte und die Masse edler Metalle, welche seit der Entdeckung von America, gegen Osten und Westen, nach dem alten Continent übergeströmt ist, 5 Bde.

      Tübingen: J. C. Gotta sche Buchhandlung 1809-1814 - OHLDr., Marmor. Papier, Bd. 1: [8], CLXVIII, VIII, 205 S.; Bd. 2: 278 S.; Bd. 3: 180 S., Mit einer Karte von Mexiko; Bd. 4: 430 S.; Bd. 5: 178, Mit drei Karten; 8°, Buchrücken und Deckenkanten abgerieben, Ecken leicht verbogen, Bd. 1: Wurmfraß im Vorderdeckel, gelber Buchschnitt, Bd. 1-3: manchmal mit zeitgenössischen Randbemerkungen mit Bleistift, stockfleckig, auf den Vorsätzen ausgeriebener Name des Vorbesitzers, Bd. 1: Nummer auf Vorsatz mit Tinte, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The topography and Natural History of Hampstead

      . in the county of Middlesex with an appendix of original records. London, White and Cochrane, 1814. 4to. XXI, 359p., XXXIX, one folded engraved map, one partly handcoloured engraved frontisp. and 11 engravings. New cloth (soiled).* Cat. British Museum (Nat. Hist.) vol.4 p.1521 only quotes 2 plates. Contains a presentation inscription of an eightline poem to Joanna Baillie from E. Cox on verso of title dated 1814. A large paper copy but most plates are somewhat foxed. Contains a catalogue of rare plants. The map has one repaired tear..

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        Broadside Taufschein, begins: "Im Jahr Christi 1[blank space] dey [blank space]um [blank space] Vhr [blank space] wurde [large blank space] ehelich geboren.... " and completed by an anonymous scrivener

      [Reading, PA: C. F. Egelmann Folio (35 x 25.5 cm; 13.75" x 10.125") [1] p.. 1814 and later] The engraver Egelman (1782–1860) is credited by Stopp with producing => the first engraved Taufschein (birth/baptismal certificate), an example of which is offered here. The certificate is for Caroline Buchler, daughter of L.F. and Sara (Wagner) Buchler, born 8 August 1843 in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The minister is simply identified as Oberfeld. The cataloguer at the Penn State University library describes its uncolored example: "The form is generally dated ca. 1830, but could have been in use as early as 1814. The lower design depicts Jesus with the disciples, while the upper scene shows Jesus' baptism. The form stretches between two pillars, flanked by columns of smoke, all within line border. Distinctive mix of [stipple] engraving and etching, probably on copper plate, by Egelmann." => The present copy is handsomely hand-colored and the blanks for names, dates, and places accomplished nicely in red ink in a clear hand. Excellent repair to a lower area into the image; other repairs to the margins. Bug spotting in lower outer corner.

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