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        The Christian Visitant, from June 1815, to June 1816

      Albany: For the Editor, by H. C. Southwick 1815-1816 - *The price of this item has been reduced until Sunday as part of our October ABEBOOKS sale* quarto, 416, [1] pp., bound in modern blue boards & beige cloth backstrip, occasional old library hand stamp to a title page, text age toned with an occasional light fox mark, otherwise very good in the fine binding along with a matching clamshell slipcase; Sabin 88640. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        A Picture of St Petersburg. Views of the City, the Sledges, the People.

      For Edward Orme. 1815 - A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 20 hand-coloured aquatint plates mostly after Mornay. No text or title-page. These have been carefully and crisply trimmed to the edge of the image, thus no captions. They have then been mounted centrally and back to back on either side of a beige thick silk page with red cotton edges, silk page size 19 x 13ins, 480 x 330mm, image size 13.25 x 9.25ins, 340 x 240mm. I believe they would quite easily detach - some of the old brittle glue is loosening and already enables some corners to be loosened. There is a little minor cockling where some plates were glued down, but overall in acceptable condition. Abbey 226 (as Mornay), Tooley 355 (as Orme). Not in Colas.There are also 29 pages of the large chromolithographs from Illustrated London News mounted in the same way. The whole in a rubbed but sound folio half morocco album. 12 plates illustrate views of the City by the months of the year, the remainder of costumed figures and varous lively sledge scenes.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        Grounds of an opinion on the policy and restricting the importation of foreign corn : intended as an appendix to "Observations on the Corn Laws" / by the Rev. T. R. Malthus

      London : Printed for John Murray, Albemarle Street; and J. Johnson and Co. St. Paul's Church Yard 1815 - Description: 48p. 23cm. Subjects: Malthus, T. R. (Thomas Robert), 1766-1834. - Observations on the corn laws. Corn laws (Great Britain). Grain trade - Great Britain. Corn - Prices - Great Britain. Agriculture - Economic aspects - Great Britain. Publisher's 8 page catalogue to the rear and dated February, 1815. Spine title reads: Malthus - Import of Corn - 1815. Good copy in the original wrappers bound in later (19th century) aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt-blocked black leather label to the spine. Spine bands and panels edges somewhat dust-dulled and rubbed as with age. Previous owner's notes/annotations attached to back of title page. Scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 48 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        AN AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF THE SECOND WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE, Comprising Details of the Military and Naval Operations, from the Commencement to the Close of the Recent War: Enriched with Numerous Geographical and Biographical Notes

      J.G. Hathaway; Kellogg & Beardslee Printers, Manlius, Auburn, [N.Y.] 1815 - Auburn, [N.Y.]: J.G. Hathaway; Kellogg & Beardslee Printers, Manlius, 1815. Two volumes. 12mo (in sixes). [Leaf height: 16.4 cm.] 228, 94, [2] pages and 264, 129, [1 blank], [2] pages. Final leaf in each volume consists of an index and errata. Original sheep; vol. I rebacked in modern leather with new leather title label on spine. Spine of vol. II nears original leather label, gilt rules, and small gilt decorations in four compartments. New volume number labels on spines of both volumes. A good set. Spine of vol. II with some wear and endcaps professionally rebuilt. Corners worn, a few scratches and small spots to boards. Upper 1.5 cm of title page of vol. I excised (evidently to remove previous owner's name), with loss of the initial article ("An") of the printed title. The end of the owner's inscription remains and it was evidently written by Henry Shriver, Jun., of Bath, whose similar inscription appears at the head of the title page of vol. II. The inscriptions are dated April 29 and May 1, 1816, respectively. Slightly later name of Edward Townsend on front free endpaper and first page of text in each volume. Marginal chipping to the leaf comprising pp. 13-14 in vol. I, affecting a few letters in three to four words on each page, all of which are easily inferred from context. Light foxing and toning as expected. Preceded by several editions of 1814-1815, which were issued under two variant titles: "Views on Lake Erie . " and "Views of the Campaigns of the Northwestern Army ." However, this is the FIRST AUBURN EDITION, the FIRST WITH THIS TITLE, and, according to Howes, "THE BEST EDITION." Samuel R. Brown (1775-1817) served as a private in the Ohio militia. He "partook of the pursuit of British forces following the battle of Lake Erie . Brown fought at the Thames, but felt sympathy for the Native Americans. Includes topographical observations." --Fredriksen, "War of 1812 Eyewitness Accounts," 236. "Strongly pro-American, anti-British, narration of the War of 1812. Appendix includes treaties with Britain and with the Indians and assorted other documents." --Smith 38. Howes (2nd ed.) B866. Sabin 8556. AI 34233. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC]
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      20 maggio 1815 - Importante manoscritto titolato "Relevé del Etate de Situation de Dépote de Cavalerie de L'Armée du nord". Rara testimonianza della ricerca di uomini e cavalli necessari alla Campagna che Napoleone, rientrato dall'Isola d'Elba, preparò durante la primavera del 1815 contro gli Alleati e che passò alla storia con il nome di Campagna dei Paesi Bassi. Il documento è composto da testo e tavole sinottiche inoltre il primo foglio, doppio, contiene gli altri di misure ridotte. Non reca indicazioni circa la data in cui fu redatto ma si suppone che sia il 20 maggio 1815 poiché nessuna data riportata supera questo giorno. Durante quei giorni infatti si accelerarono i preparativi dell'Armata che doveva essere ricostituita. Il manoscritto concerne 4 corpi dell'Armata del Nord, cioè quella che Napoleone comanderà personalmente nel giugno del 1815. La veste grafica ricorda una lavagna, dove i reggimenti di ogni corpo formano le linee orizzontali, le linee verticali formano le voci da segnalare (disponibili e pronti a partire, disponibili dopo equipaggiamento ecc.). All'interno dello schema si trovano osservazioni sul reclutamento, le rimonte, l'abbigliamento e molto altro ancora. 10 pagine legate con nastro verde di cui l'ottava bianca, la nona solo con intestazione, bianca la decima. 0

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio]
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        Die Gesellschaft Jesu als universell-historische Erscheinung. Mit vorausgehenden Betrachtungen über Religion, Volksbildung, Hierarchie und Reformation nebst einer Uebers. d. geheimen Vorschriften des Ordens. Im Anhang: Die Geheimvorschriften des Jesuitenordens oder Monita secreta.,

      1815 - 8°, 178, 84 Seiten, marmorierter OPbd. der Zeit - teils ganz leicht braunfl. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1815. Sehr selten ! c58989 Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Mangas (Mangawa) - Japanische Farbholzschnitte

      . (um 1815). 42 unpaginierte Seiten mit 27 Original-Holzschnitten auf Japan-Papier (davon 12 doppelseitig), original kartoniertes Blockbuch, (leicht fleckig/Vorsatzseiten berieben). - Band 3 / Enthält: Tiere, Pflanzen, Charaktere aus dem Japanischen -

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        The Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron (4 volumes)

      John Murray, London, 1815. various. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4 volumes in matching red leather bindings with gilt decoration. Volume 1: Spine of Vol. 1 reads Byron's Works, Vol I, Childe Harold Canto 1,2, & 3, first title-page reads The Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron in Two Volumes, Volume I, 1815, the second title-page of this volume reads Childe Harold's Pilgimage, A Romaunt and Other Poems by Lord Byron, Tenth Edition, 1815, contents are: Childe Harolde's Pilgrinage Canto I; Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto II; Notes to Canto I; Notes to Canto II, Poems - I Written in an Album, II To ***, III & IV Stanzas, V Written at Athens, VI Written after swimming from Sestos to Abydos, VII Song, VIII Translation of a Greek War Song, IX Translation of a Romaic Song, X Written beneath a Picture, XI On Parting, XII To Thyrza, XIII Stanzas, XIV To Thyrza, XV Euthanasia, XVI & XVII Stanzas, XVIII On a Cornealian Heart which was Broken, XIX To a youthful Friend, XX To ******, XXI From the Portuguese, XXII Impromptu in Reply to a Friend, XXIII Address on the opening of a Drury-lane Theatre, XXIV To Time, XXV Translation of a Romaic Love Song, XXVI A Song, XXVII Origin of Love, XXVIII Remember Him, XXIX Lines Inscribed upon a cup formed from a skull, XXX On the Death of Sir Peter Parker (pages 1-265), Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto III (Pages 1-64), Appendix, Romaic Books and Authors, Specimens of the Romaic (pages 267-302), notes to Canto III (pages 67-79) (includes 3 plates). Volume II: Spine reads: Byron's Works Vol II, Childe Harold Canto 4, first title page reads The Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron in two volumes, Vol II 1815, second title-page reads Childe Harold's Pilgimage, Canto the Fourth by Lord Byron 1818 (no edition given), Contents are: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage - Canto IV, Notes; Poems - Romance muy doloros del sitio y toma de Alhama, el qual dezia en Aravigo assi, Translation, Per Monica - Sonetto di Vittorelli, Translation. Volume III Spine reads: Byron's Works Vol III Giaour Bride Corsair Lara, First titlepage read the Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron in Two Volumes Vol II (added by hand to show III) 1815, 2nd titlepage reads The Giaour a fragment of a Turkish Tale by Lord Byron, the fourteenth edition 1815, poem on pages 1-75 includes 2 plates and notes), 3rd titlepage reads The Bride of Abydos, a Turkish Tale by Lord Byron, eleventh edition 1815, poem on pages 1-71 Iincl. 2 plates and notes), 4th titlepage reads The Corsair, a tale, by Lord Byron, ninth edition, 1815, dedication to Thomas Moore Esq pages v-xi, poem and notes pages 1-104 (2 plates), Poems pages 105-112, 5th titlepage reads Lara, a tale by Lord Byron, fifth edition, 1817, poem and notes pages 1-76, two plates. Volume 4, spine reads Byrons Works Vol IV Seige Parisina, Prisoner Ode, Melodies, Monody, Manfred, Tasso, Beppo, 1st titlepage reads the Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron in Two Volumes, Vol I (amended by hand to IV), 1815, 2nd titlepage reads The Seige of Corinth, a Poem, Parisina, a Poem, third edition 1816 (pages 7-89) plus notes, 3rd titlepage reads The Prisoner of Chillon and other Poems by Lord Byron, 1816 (no edition given), contents are: Sonnet on Chillon, the Prisoner of Chillon, Sonnet, Stanzas to--, Darkness, Churchill's Grave, The Dream, the Incantation, Prometheus, Notes, (pages 1-60), 4th titlepage reads Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte by Lord Byron thirteenth edition 1818 (pages 9-17), 5th titlepage reads Hebrew Melodies by Lord Byron 1815 (no edition given) (pages 3-53), 6th titlepage reads Monody on the Death of the Right Honourable R B Sheridan Spoken at Drury Lane Theatre by Lord Byron, New Edition, 1818 (pages 5-11), 7th titlepage reads Manfred, a dramatic poem by Lord Byron, 2nd Edition, 1817 (pages 7-80), 8th titlepage reads The Lament of Tasso by Lord Byron sixth edition 1818 (pages 7-18), 9th titlepage reads Beppo, a Venetian Story by Lord Byron, sixth edition 1818 (pages 1-51) (blank pages are not listed above).Covers are clean and bright, edges are a little rubbed, binding is sound, pages are a little darkened but clean, plates have protective darkened tissue. heavy set of volumes, may incur additional delivery charges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Inventory No: 7053-8499. .

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        William Pinckney, Ripped Off by the Government for His Work on Jay's Treaty, Declares "I Do Not Owe The Government One Farthing"

      Baltimore 1815 - Autograph Letter Signed, Baltimore, January 11, 1815, to Richard Forrest. "I am brought in Debt upon the Treasury stopping my salary.and leaving me to maintain myself in London.while I was employed under the orders of the President in the affairs of the Maryland Bank stock." Complete Transcript "Baltimore. Jany 11. 1815Dear Sir, I do not owe the Government one farthing as Commissioner under the 7th article of Mr. Jay's Treaty - and will not accept of any compensation upon that offer now. The way in which I am brought in Debt upon the Treasury Books on that score is by stopping my salary immediately upon the closing of the Commission and leaving me to maintain myself in London until the month of August following while I was employed under the orders of the President in the affairs of the Maryland Bank stock.- I sent you some time ago a full statement upon that business - with an account of the Credit which I expected and vouchers to prove that the General Assembly of Maryland made me the present which was vowed to me upon an assumption that I was to receive (or rather had received with Mr. Monroe's assent) my salary from the United States. I begged you to present this statement account voucher to the proper Department and I relied confidently on the justice of the government for the allowance of what I claimed. Please, do let me know what was done with these papers. In the meantime I repeat that I will not accept of any show of a compensation and that the placing the $1,000 and the balance of my salary to the credit of my Commissioners account is that and nothing more. I am , Dear Sir, Very truly yours, Wm PinkneyRichard Forrest Esquire"Historical BackgroundArticle 7 of Jay's Treaty called for five commissioners (three American two British) to hear claims for compensation from merchants whose ships and property suffered damage "during the course of the War in which His Majesty is now engaged." Commissioners were to sit for 18-month terms; Pinckney's stretched from 1796 to 1804. His service also included four years as ambassador to Great Britain (1807-1811), a year as Attorney General (1811) and military service in the War of 1812, during which he was seriously wounded. After the war he became U. S. minister to Russia, served in the Senate, and enjoyed a lucrative practice at the Supreme Court bar. He argued the winning side of two of the landmark cases before John Marshall, McCullough v. Maryland and Cohens v. Virginia.

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        The History of Persia from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages, and Character of the Inhabitants of that Kingdom

      London: Printed for John Murray, and Longman and Co.. 1815. First. First edition. Two volumes bound in four. Folio (approximately 36 cm x 27 cm.). Bound without half-titles. Large folding map. Bound in later buckram, with morocco spine labels. Ex-private club library with paper spine labels and bookplates (stamped "withdrawn") in each volume. The only other marking is a small stamp on the verso of the folded map. Labels quite eroded, else sound very good copies, and internally fine. Map has a small tear, very light foxing (almost completely confined to the margins), and a small repair on the verso of the map. A tall copy with very little trimming to the margins. Probably a very good candidate for rebinding. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ebauche d'un traité sur la Garde Nationale de France ; avec quelques réflexions qui se rattachent au but que je me suis proposé.

      Draguignan, 1815, - in-8, 28-[1] pp., maroquin vert à long grain, dos lisse orné, décor de feuillage de vigne en encadrement, fleurs de lys dans les angles, tranches dorées (rel. de l'époque).Ce texte anti-bonapartiste rédigé par un chevalier de Malte fait l'éloge de ce corps d'origine révolutionnaire qu'est la Garde Nationale. On trouve relié avant un autre texte anti-napoléonien auquel il manque la page de titre, du même auteur et daté de 1815 (28 pp., 1 f. n. ch.) et suivi d'une Adresse des habitants de l'île d'Elbe aux puissances alliées, par Fidanza et Buonafede, députés de l'île. Ces deux ouvrages ne figurent dans aucune bibliographie consultée et sont absents du catalogue de la BnF. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Picturesque Sketches of Rustic Scenery including cottages & farmhouses by Prout, Varley, Wilson, Hill, Munn, Pyne, Samuel Stevens etc. 54 plates, 1815.

      R. Ackermann, London - The plates are dated between Jan and May, 1815, though the binding is several decades later. Roan-backed boards, rubbed and a little marked. Wear (with some small loss) to head and foot of spine. A very acceptable copy. From the library of Tarradale House with its bookplate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Treatise on the Valuation of Annuities and Assurances on Lives and Survivorships; on the Construction of Tables of Mortality: and on the Probabilities and Expectations of Life. In Two Volumes.

      London - For the Author, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1815 - The first edition of Milne's influential and revolutionary treatise on acturial science. Complete in Two Volumes. In an Equitable Assurance Company binding, with their name in gilt to the front boards. With Riley Dunn & Wilson, Conservators & Bookbinders, labels to the rear pastedowns. Joshua Milne, 1776-1851, was an actuary. The premium rates and life tables that Sun Life adopted in 1810 were based on the table deduced by Dr Richard Price. . . Milne found them to depend on inadequate data, and the rates based on them too high. His knowledge of mathematics enabled him to reconstruct the life tables, taking as the basis of his calculations the Carlisle bills of mortality. . . he published in 1815 his famous two-volume work, A treatise on the valuation of annuities and assurances. . . The result was a revolution in actuarial science. Milne's table was remarkably accurate, and was very generally adopted by insurance societies. The Sun retained for over a century some of the premium rates that Milne introduced in 1820, and his table of mortality was only finally superseded in 1870 -DNB. Condition: In a full calf binding, rebacked, with the original boards, and the spine laid down. Externally, the original boards are rubbed, with slight loss to the spine labels. The hinges have been reinforced as part of the conservation process. Internally, firmly bound, with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Langue Hebraïque réstituée, et le véritable sens des mots hébreux rétabli et prouvé par leur analyse radicale. 2-volume set (complete)

      Chez l'Auteur; Barrois, l'Ainé; Eberhart 1815-16, Paris - Quarto. XLVIII, 197, 138, 348, [2]pp. Uncut. Two volumes in marbled-paper covered slipcases. Full green morocco with gold tooled decoration on each board, spine and along edges. Gilt lettering on spines. Raised bands. Dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Original wrappers bound in. Book marker in each volume. This 2-volume set is the author's best known work on his research on the Hebrew language. Fabre d'Olivet claims to have found the true meaning of the Hebrew language, examines the historic course of the Hebrew people, and details their linguistic divide after the Exodus following the fall of Jerusalem. The author believes that the spirit of the Hebrew language has been lost during the Exodus, except among the Essenes, who kept an oral comprehension of Hebrew roots. Minor edge wear on slipcases, with corners and edges slightly rubbed. Very slight and sporadic rubbing along edges of bindings. Sporadic foxing throughout. Text in French with some Hebrew. Slipcases in overall good, stunning bindings in near fine, interior in very good to near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Promenades pittoresques dans Constantinople et sur les rives du Bosphore, suivies d'une notice sur la Dalmatie.

      Paris, H. Nicolle, A La Librairie Stéréotype, 1815 - 3 vol. in-8° ; (2)-438 pp./(2)-467 pp./(2)-476 pp., demi-chagrin rouge à petits coins, dos à nerfs, filets or, filets à froid, titre or, rel. uniforme de l'époque. ÉDITION ORIGINALE SANS L'ATLAS ÉDITÉ SÉPAREMENT EN 1817. FIRST EDITION WHITHOUT ATLAS. VERY GOOD COPY. SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Retour de L'Eglise

      Rue Coquillere, No. 26, Paris 1815 - A wonderful colour-printed impression of this charming print depicting the jovial celebration of a country wedding. Genre painting came back into favour when the Academy admitted Watteau's "The Pilgrimage to Cythera" to its ranks in 1717. From that point on, a fashion for decorative genre subjects swept the country, influencing an entire generation of French artists. This stunning print is a wonderful example of French pastoral painting at this period as well as a superb example of French colour printing. Early colour printing was developed as a means of reproducing the effects of painting in oils. This spectacular print exemplifies the single-plate colour printing technique used in England, then adopted in France, at the close of the eighteenth century. The effect is achieved by inking a single plate with several different colours by using a rag stump, this process is known as a la poupée . The combination of colour printing and hand-colouring adds to vivacious character of the image, the happy dance-like promenade from the wedding to the celebration. Colour-printed aquatint. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. Image size: 11 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches.

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        A Collection of Decorated Letters & Numerals with Calligraphic Alphabets and Numerals

      [not indicated: not indicated]. [circa 1815]. Seventeen oblong etched and engraved plates. Sheet size: 16 x 39 cm. Image size to the plate marks: 13 x 32 cm. (Sizes vary between 1 and 2 cm.) Printed in black on thick sheets of wove paper. Near fine with light soiling to the edges. A very rare collection of elaborately decorated letters and numerals, designed and engraved by Gius Lanzani, "Incisore Calligrafo," in collaboration with a team of other Italian artists and engravers.The collection consists of three sets. Each decorated letter and numeral features an elaborate allegorical design. Obvious examples include: Adam & Eve, the Three Fates, the The Seven Deadly Sins (for numerals 2, 3, and 7); and a Gallows, a Lion, and the Devil (for the letters G, L, and D). Most, however, are not easy to decipher. Contemporary situations and events are also depicted, both humorous and allegorical, such as Waterloo for W. Thus we know that the plates were made sometime after 1815. Stunning calligraphy, beautifully designed, engraved, and printed. Very scarce. OCLC locates no copies. A list with more detailed descriptions of each set is available. .

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      5 July 1815 - A one-page (8" x 10") lengthy AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED by Wordsworth from a poem by Fulke Greville (Lord Brooke), a contemporary and friend of poet Philip Sidney. In full: "The chief use, then in Man of that he knowsIs his painstaking for the good of all; Not fleshly weeping for our own made woes, Not laughing from a melancholy gall, Not hating from a Soul that overflows In bitterness, breathed forth from inward thrall; But sweetly rather to ease, loose, or bind, As need requires, this frail, fallen human kind. Lord Brooke./Peter House July 5th 1815/Wm Wordsworth." It is clear why Wordsworth might have chosen these words of Brooke's--"Man's Service" from A TREATISE OF HUMANE LEARNING--to write as the two shared the notion that while knowledge might bring happiness, it also increases susceptibility to suffering and self-torment. Matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Wordsworth to an overall size of 22" x 18". Fulke Greville (1554-1628) was a close friend of Sir Philip Sidney and a great patron of letters. Most of his works were not published until after his murder by a servant who thought he had been omitted from his master’s will. Some believe Greville is the true author of several plays attributed to William Shakespeare. Not examined out of the frame but appears to be Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SIMPLE STORIES FOR CHILDREN. (Price Six-pence.)

      48 pages. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, a vignette on title, and 15small engravings, plus a full-page engraving at the close of the book. Original printed blue wrappers. 13.7 x 9.1 cm.Cover very worn and rubbed to the extent that almost all the original printing has been lost; some edges worn; couple of leaves repaired; else very good; contained in a cloth case with a leather gilt label. Some of the engravings are date 1815. Darton H14569(2). First published in 1807; that edition known by two copies; this issue also known by only two copies, Birm.; Spencer. The engraving on page 46 shows two brothers, one holding his completed writing sheet.

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        L'Illyrie et la Dalmatie.,

      Paris Nepveu, 1815 - XIV S. + 326 S. "Ou moeurs, usages et costumes de leurs habitans et de ceux des contrées voisines. Traduit de l'allemand, de M. le docteur Hacquet, par M. Breton. Augmenté d'un Mémoire sur la Croatie militaire; orné de trente-deux planches, dont vingt-quatre d'après les gravures de l'ouvrage allemand, et huit d'après les dessins originaux inédits. Zwei Bände. I. Bd.: XII S. + 155 S., II. Bd.: II S. + 171 S. Mit 32 handkolorierten Lithographien. Die Ecken, vor allem die Kopfecken, sind bestoßen und berieben. Die Fußecke des Vorderdeckels des ersten Bandes ist etwas lädiert. Die Kapitale sind etwas bestoßen. Das obere Kapital des zweiten Bd. ist etwas lädiert. Der Überzug der Kopfecke des Vorderdeckels des ersten Bandes hat sich etwas gelöst. Die Spiegel, die Vorsätze und das erste und das letzte Blatt beider Bände sind an den Rändern etwas gebräunt. S. 5-8 des ersten Bandes haben im unteren Bereich einen kleinen Fleck. Einige Blätter haben leichte Flecken. Einige Blätter im ersten Band sind in der Kopfecke leicht knickspurig. Sonst guter Zustand. - Oeuvre en deux tomes. L oeuvre contient des trente-deux lithographies colorés par la main. La réliure est composée d or et du rouge marocain. Quelques feuillets ont des petites taches. Les exemplaires se trouvent dans un bon état. - Two volumes. The French translation from the original German by Jeann-Baptiste Breton includes thirty-two hand-colored lithographs. The lithographs illustrate Hacquet s ethnographic observations of inhabitants of the Balkan.The biniding consists of gild red marocco. The edges are slightly rubbed. Some pages have little spots. The books are in good shape." sehr guter Zustand Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der siebenjährigen Leiden Danzigs von 1807 bis 1814. Erster und Zweiter Theil mit Belegen.

      Danzig. Gedruckt bey Carl Heinrich Eduard Müller, 1815.. 2 in 1, 8°. 18,0 x 11,0 cm. ca. 800 Seiten, Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung, Hardcover in Halbleder, Vorwort von Blech, A.F.,. In gutem Zustand. Das Buch am Rücken berieben, die Rückenkapitale stärker berieben, am oberen Kapital Rückenfalz beidseitig angerissen (ca. 4 bzw. 7 cm), Name auf Titel, Buchblock in gutem Zustand, mit einer tabellarischen Übersicht am Ende des Buches: Übersicht der Ausgaben der Stadt vom 28.May 1807 bis Ende März 1813, diese etwas angerändert, Schnitt leicht braunfleckig, Buchblock selbst aber in gutem Zustand, Einband, Rücken sowie Lederecken durchgänig berieben, Vorsätze braunfleckig und leimschattig, erste und letzte Lage teils etwas braunfleckig. mit Subscribentenliste und Ausgabentabelle. (in zwei Teilen) XXIX,393(1), VIII,438(2) Seiten.

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        L'Espagne et le Portugal, ou moeurs, usages et costumes des habitans de ces royames. Précédé d'un précis historique.

      Nepveu,, Paris, 1815 - Sei volumi di cm. 13,5, pp. xix (1) 218; (4) 215 (1); (4) 219 (1); (4) 217 (1); (4) 253 (1); (4) 231 (1). Con 54 tavole fuori testo incise in rame e finemente colorate, di cui 2 a doppia pagina. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa, dorsi lisci con filetti, fregi e titoli in oro, piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto dorato. Esemplare con qualche brunitura e fioriture sparse ad alcune sezioni di carte, peraltro genuino, marginoso, ben legato ed in buono stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Précis historique de la Révolution françoise, I-VI. (Suivi de l'Acte constitutionnel des François; Assemblée legislative; Convention nationale; Directoire exécutif). [SIX VOLUMES].

      Paris & Strasbourg, Onfroy ,Treutell et Würtz, Didot, 1792-1815. - Four volumes bound in six. Small octavo. With a total of 16 engraved or etched plates, some as frontispiece. Pp. Vol. I: lxxvi, 257; 40; 108, plus 6 plates; Vol. II: xxxviii, 456, plus 2 plates; Vol. III: cxxxvi, 326, plus 2 plates; Vol. IV: 336, plus 2 plates; Vol. V: clx, 332, plus 2 plates; Vol. VI: 398, ccxvi (extended chronology), plus 2 plates. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary duo-tint boards, spines gilt, each spine with volume number within gilt shield and with black lettering-piece in gilt. Some superficial rubbing to boards, some endpapers browned, minor age related blemished here and there, persistent dampmark to top edge of one volume. Withal a lovely set in good condition. ~ Various editions. Vol. I: second edition, 1792; II: fourth edition, 1815; Vol. III-IV: second edition, 1806; Vol. V-VI: third edition, 1815. The charming plates were made by Antoine Cosme Giraud (etcher) and Vincent Marie Langlois (engraver), after originals by Jean Michel Moreau and Jean Baptiste Simonet. Jean-Paul Rabaut Saint-Étienne (1743-1793) was a leader of the French Protestants and a moderate French revolutionary. He was guillotined in December 1793. Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle (1766-1855) was historian and journalist. He continued Rabaut's work and completed most of it while in prison. Very rare.

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        Description des Catacombes de Paris précédée d'un précis historique sur les catacombes de tous les peuples de l'Ancien et du Nouveau continent.

      BOSSANGE ET MASSON 1815 - Paris et Londres, chez Bossange & Masson, 1815, in-8, demi-maroquin noir à grains longs, dos à faux nerfs, 382 pp. La première partie de cet ouvrage est une notice consacrée aux Catacombes de divers pays la seconde partie traite du caractère général de ces cimetières souterrains la troisième partie décrit nos Catacombes et leurs monuments funéraires la quatrième et dernière partie regroupe des articles de journaux, des vers, des pensées. sur ce sujet. Un tableau dépliant en couleurs et 8 planches dépliantes illustrent cette description des Catacombes. Quelques très légères mouillures et très légères piqûres, infimes déchirures pp. 113 et 273, reliure postérieure. Livres

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        The History of the Island of Guernsey, Part of the Ancient Duchy of Normandy, From the Remotest Period of Antiquity to the Year 1814

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1815 - viii, 167pp. Embellished and illustrated with a correct map of the island; view of the town; Plates of the churches, castles, and other public buildings, gentlemen's seats, etc. [29 engraved plates]. Containing an interesting account of the island; its government, civil, military, and ecclesiastical; peculiar privileges, customs, etc with particulars of the the neighbouring islands of Alderney, Serk, and Jersey. Compiled from the valuable collections of the late Henry Budd Esq. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket.Rear board weak but holding. Boards and spine rubbed darkened. Inner hinge cracking. Sporadic foxing. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, with minimal markings Brown hardback half-leather cover over marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Discourse on Sacrifices, written by Solomon Bennett, author of "The Constancy of Israel."

      Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor, Shoe Lane. Published and sold by the author, London, Great Britain 1815 - BK416. Collation: 3 leaves (reverse blank): half title; title page; To the Reader; 22 pages of the work itself: [1] 21 (page 22 is blank); 1 leaf (pages[1] 2): Proposals for publishing by subscription. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 8 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Angler's Guide, Being a Complete Practical Treatise on Angling . . with considerable additions, local descriptions, glossary of technical terms, and index

      London: Printed for the Author by Carpenter and Son, 16, Aldgate High Street, 1815 - A classic work, first published in 1814, which went into numerous editions, this one being particularly well illustrated. Published in the same year as the second edition, due to "the very favourable manner which the said work is spoken of by the Sporting Magazine for April 1815, also by the New Monthly Magazine for May". This edition includes new copper- engraved plates "taken from drawings made from living fish, under the author's own inspection" Third edition, with additions, glossary and index. Large Paper Copy. 8vo (8-7/8 x 5-1/4 inches). Engraved frontispiece and 25 engraved and wood- engraved plates, numerous illustrations in the text. xxix, 313 pp. Attractively bound in full speckled tan morocco. Fine. Westwood & Satchell, p. 186 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Inni Sacri.

      Milano, Dalla Stamperia di Pietro Agnelli, 1815. PRIMA EDIZIONE. Parenti, ?Rarità bibliografiche? pp. 167 - 168: E? assai raro e appare poche volte in cataloghi antiquari. In 8vo piccolo (cm. 16,5); legatura in mezza pelle dell?Ottocento con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso; pp. 37, (3). Margini corti. Axs

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        Annales du musée et de l'école moderne des beaux-arts. recueil de gravures au trait, d'après les principaux ouvrages de peinture, sculpture ou projet d'architecture, qui, chaque année, ont remporté le prix, soit aux écoles nationales, soit aux concours n

      De L 1815 - 14 volumes demi basane vieux rouge. Dos lisse, titre et tomaison dorés, filets dorés en place des nerfs. Guirlande dorée sur plats.Tomes, 2, 4, 6 à 17 contenant 1008 planches dont certaines dépliantes.Bel exemplaire, intérieur frais. art. peinture. gravure. sculpture. beaux-arts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Étrennes intéressantes des quatre parties du Monde, contenant la Population de l' univers, les Ephémérides, les Puissances de l' Europe, & toutes les Autorités civiles & militaires du Royaume. Pour l' Annee 1815.

      Janet,, Paris: 1815 - Small almanac volume with double sided folding maps at the front and rear. The front folding map showing Cook's Voyages, "Mappe-Monde, Comprenant Les Niles. Decouvertes et les Voyages du Celebre Navigateur Cook" & "France divise en departmens" (sic) and "L'Europe". Australia is shown as "Terres Australes". The rear folding map shows "l'Asie" and "L'Afrique" with the verso showing "L'Amerique Septentrionale" and "L'Amerique Meridionale". 32mo, folding maps, unpaginated, aeg. Brown striated morocco with gilt floral borders at front and back covers and spine; no title. Slight wear to top edge of rear cover, very small perforation at top of rear cover, o/w very good. In French. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hebrew Melodies.

      London: Printed for John Murray, 1815. - Byron's (1788-1824) Hebrew Melodies was published in the same year his daughter Ada was born. It is a collection of short poems, mostly on scriptual subjects, though it also contains love songs. It contains the first appearance of "She Walks in Beauty" and "The Destruction of Sennacherib." Octavo. [8], 53 pp. Full early twentieth century polished calf with gilt spine. Binding extremities rubbed, bookplate. A very good, clean copy. First edition. This book has two issues, determined by the ads at the end of the book. Since the ads for this copy were removed in rebinding, the issue is indeterminate. Wise I, p. 104. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Practical Guide to The Quarter and other Sessions of the Peace

      London - Reed and Hunter, Law-Booksellers, 1815 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854) was an English Judge, Member of Parliament and dramatist. He became the judge of the Court of Common Pleas in 1849. He also introduced the copyright bill in 1837, although it didn't become law until 1842 and then in a much altered form. Asan author, Thomas Noon Talfourd contributed to many literary journals. He was law reporter to The Times, producing a number of articles on literary matters including Proposed New Law of Copyright of the Highest Importance to Authors (1838); Three Speeches delivered in the House of Commons in Favour of an Extension of Copyright (1840); and his famous Speech for the Defendant in the Prosecution, the Queen v. Moxon, for the Publication of Shelley's Poetical Works (1841). He edited a number of works includingThe Letters of Charles Lamb, with a Sketch of his Life (1837) and wrote plays, the most successful of which were Ion (1835) and The Athenian Captive (1837)were performed at Convent Garden and The Haymarket respectively to moderate acclaim. Charles Dickens was friends with Talfourd and dedicated The Pickwick Papers to him. He was reputedly the archetype for Tommy Traddles in David Copperfield. This volume was previously owned by Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert Ickleton and contains his bookplate. Ickleton was an Eldon Law Scholar and private secretary to Gladstone. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including bumping to the corners,scuffing and marks to the leather and cracking to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional brown spot or handling mark. The rear endpaper has beentorn out and therear blank end paper ishalf missing. There is a pencil diagram drawn on the rear pastedown and a copperplate inscription on the front endpaper. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown (asdescribed above). Overall, the condition of this volume is good only..

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        A Military and Topographical Atlas of the United States; Including the British Possessions & Florida

      Philadelphia, published by John Melish; G. Palmer, Printer 1815 - Measuring 5 ¼ in. x 8 ¾ in. Title page and Preface (6 pp.); Directions for placing the maps (a one-page instruction to the bookbinder); Description of the seat of war in North America (34 pp.) Description of the Seat of War in the southern United States, etc. (20 pp.; Works Lately Published by John Melish, Geographer and Map Publisher (one page); Official Documents Relating to the Operations of the British Army in the Reduction of the Canadas (29 pp.).Interspersed in the text are the maps: three one-page maps (View of the country around the falls of Niagara, Plan of Montreal with a map of the islands, and East End of Lake Ontario); and 9 fold-out maps, with outlines of areas in color (Seat of War in North America; Southern Section of the U.S.; Detroit River and adjacent country; River St. Lawrence, Williamsburg to Montreal; Seat of War among Creek Indians; American Coast from Lynhaven Bay to Narragansett Bay; Map of New Orleans; Plan of Quebec and adjacent country; and River St. Lawrence from Kingston to French Mills). Three of the fold-out maps (Seat of War In America, New Orleans, and the Creek Indians) have noticeable splits along some folds and two of the three have small tears; the other fold-outs show much lighter wear and a few smaller splits. In its original marbled-paper boards with red leather spine and corner pieces. The inscription by an early owner appears on the title page: probably "M. J. Connell," followed by a place name. Light tanning throughout and some brown spotting on the end-papers. Considering its age, this book is in remarkable condition. An un-restored copy. Very rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Adolph von Menzel (1815-1905). Brief an Wilhelm Puhlmann vom 6.XII.1855.

      . 0 S.. Adolph von Menzel (1815-1905). Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift "Ml" (Paraphe). Berlin, 6.XII.1855 an Wilhelm Puhlmann. 1 3/4 S. Gr. 4to. Kleine Faltenrisse; leicht geknittert. In der wissenschaftlichen Ausgabe der Menzel-Briefe wird das bekannte Kürzel "Ml" von Menzels Unterschrift als "Alf" gelesen. An Wilhelm Puhlmann, den er mit "Geliebter Alter!" anredet und humoristisch zur Feier seines Geburtstags am 8. Dezember in die Weinstube Mäder einlädt. "... sei Dir hiemit kund und zu wissen, daß ich dießmal das Gedenkfest meines Einzugs in dieß irdische Jammerthal nicht zu Hause zu celebriren gedenke sondern für unsre paar Leute und Dich bei Mäder eine Laubhütte und das trojanische Schwein und das ambraische Zicklein und Schnepfendreck in Rosenwasser und den 'Parchus' und den 'Pilau' und Mandeln von 'der Loire grünem Strand' und was weiß ich noch Alles bestellt habe ...". Friedrich Wilhelm Puhlmann (1792-1882) studierte Medizin, Chirugie und Philosophie, wurde Regimentsarzt im Leibgarde- Husarenregiment und Privatarzt im Zivilwaisenhaus. Er war Mitbegründer und erster Vorsitzender des "Vereins deutscher Freimaurer", Gründer einer Stipendienstiftung für unbemittelte Studierende und " Verein zur Fürsorge von Witwen und Waisen verstorbender Brüder"- die spätere "Puhlmann- Stolte- Stiftung" zur Unterstützung von Witwen und Waisen.

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        Parliamentary PortraitsOr Sketches of the Public Character of Some of the Most Distinguished Speakers of the House of Commons

      London - Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1815 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A political anthology of speeches from the House of Commons. Including aspeech from Sir William Scott, 6th Baronet, Scottish Liberal politician. With Isaac Foot's bookplates to endpaper and front pastedown. Foot was a British politician and solicitor, whowas elected as Member of Parliament for Bodmin at a by-election in February 1922, retaining his seat in the general elections of 1922 and 1923. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbing and marks to both boards, with wear to extremities, and shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Hinges are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with instances of foxing throughout. Pencil annotations throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by order of the government of the United States, in the years 1804, 1805, and 1806. By Captains Lewis and Clarke. Published from the Official Report

      Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1815 - Modern calf-backed marbled paper covered boards, spines gilt, red morocco labels, t.e.g. The second British edition of the "definitive account of the most important exploration of the North American continent" (Wagner-Camp). The narrative of the Lewis and Clark expedition is the most famous in the trans-Mississippi West, describing their twenty-eight-month trek from St. Louis to the Pacific and back again, with a wealth of geographical, ethnological, and natural historical observations en route. Because of the death of Lewis, the publication of the account was delayed until 1814, when the Philadelphia edition appeared. The 1814 British edition quickly sold out, necessitating this three-volume 1815 edition to satisfy public demand. It has a large folding map on fine paper on a somewhat larger scale than in the original American edition. Wagner-Camp 13:3; Howes l317, "aa;" Graff 2481; Wheat Transmississippi 317; Literature of Lewis and Clark 5a.3; Sabin 40830; Field 930 (note). (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches). xxvi,411pp. plus three maps (one folding); xii,434pp. plus three maps; xii,394pp. Half title in second volume. (Scattered minor foxing). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentario sopra il Codice Civile Universale della Monarchia Austriaca Versione italiana con due testi uffiziali italiano e latino e coi passi dell'Opera sul Diritto Naturale Privato dello stesso autore riportati in questa versione per esteso.

      nella Tipografia Picotti,, In Venezia, 1815 - Sette volumi di cm. 22, pp. 528; 343 (1); 483; 351 (1); 352; 251 (1); 173 (1). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con piccole punte, dorsi lisci con fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello bicolore. Piatti marmorizzati. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. L'ultimo volume è interamente occupato dagli indici. Si tratta di una delle almeno tre edizioni apparse contemporaneamente in traduzione italiana nel 1815, quindi da considerarsi originale. Celebre commentario ad una delle opere giuridiche più significative dell'800. Non comune e ricercato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Patent for Wool Spinning and Roping Invention; Signed by James Madison as President and signed by James Monroe as Secretary of State

      City of Washington: United States Government, 1815. Partly printed document printed on vellum, granting Samuel Learned a patent for a Doffer Cylinder & Machine for roping & spinning wool. Dated August 3, 1815, and signed boldly by president James Madison (1751-1836), and James Monroe (1758-1831) as Secretary of State. Countersigned by Richard Rush as Attorney General. With original and intact government "sunburst" paper-seal impressed with eagle symbol. Minor staining affecting signatures, and creases from folding. Attached with a yellow ribbon is an additional document, which is a lengthy handwritten description of the patent. Samuel Learned wrote the several hundred words of and signed the description, which was witnessed (and signed) by Wm. Whipple and L. Baldwin. The patent description has heavy soiling to one section, and minor loss at the corners of the folds. . Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        The Seats Of The Nobility and Gentry In Great Britain and Wales In a Collection of Select Views.

      Islington [i.e. London]: W.Angus, 1787 [-1815]. - oblong 4to. engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with descriptive leaf of letterpress. A handsome copy in full gilt-ruled deep maroon morocco, t.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf, dated 1896 (some foxing throughout, somewhat heavy on a few plates). Including views of Blenheim, Dalkeith Palace, Holland House, Raby Castle, Cirencester House, North Court House on the Isle of Wight, Lambeth Palace, Beckford’s estate at Fonthill, Wanstead House, Burley, &c., engraved by William Angus after pictures and drawings by Frederick Ponsonby Bessborough, Paul Sandby, Robert Adam, Thomas Malton, Samuel Howitt, Humphry Repton, William Watts, Charles Tomkins, and others. Cox III 178. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Art des Accouchemens

      Paris, Méquignon 1815.. 5me. éd. revue, corrigée et augmuntée. 2 Bll., 16, XLVII (1) 694; 2 Bll., VII (1) 582, 8 S. (Instruction sur la Vaccine). Mit 16 gefalt. Kupfertaf. u. 3 gefalt. Tab. Ldr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. u. Rückensch. Exlibris. Mit eh. Signatur des Verf. a. d. Vortitel. Baudelocque (1745-1810), französ. Arzt, erhob als erster die Geburtshilfe zu einer wissenschaftlichen Disziplin in Frankreich. Die Kupferstiche zeigen neben anatom. Ansichten des weibl. Körpers, chirurgische Operationsbestecke u. -instrumente. "Baudelocue invented a pelvimeter and advanced the knowledge of pelvimetry and of the mechanism of labour. The external conjugate diameter is known as 'Baudelocque’s diameter'." (Morton 6255)

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        The Duke of Wellington.

      1815 - Winkler 965, 65.6. - The Duke of Wellington, deutsch Herzog von Wellington; der Titel wurde im Jahre 1814 an Arthur Wellesley verliehen. Dieser war der bedeutendste britische Heerführer und Staatsmann der napoleonischen Zeit. Sein größter Erfolg war der Sieg über Napoléon Bonaparte zusammen mit Blücher in der Schlacht bei Waterloo. Später war er dann zweimal Premierminister des Vereinigten Königreichs. - Das Portrait ist eine Inkunabel der Lithographie und zeigt den Herzog von Wellington in prächtiger Uniform, auf der linken Brust fünf Ordenssterne, in der Mitte vier Orden am Band. - Schönes sauberes Portrait auf dem vollen Blatt Kreidelithographie mit ocker Tonplatte von N. Strixner nach Th. Phillips 31 x 25 cm Bildgröße / 50,5 x 38,5 cm Blattgröße

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        Die TODES GLOCKE, Oder das Wurdige Verhaltern eines Christen bey Krankheiten, Ein Auszug vom Ev. Magazin, nebst Einer Todes-Geschichte von Pfr. Gerhard: ein Auszug von Heinrich Stillings Heimweh.

      Gedruckt in S. Henkel's Druckery,, Neu-Market [Va]: 1815 - Frontispiece. T.p. device. Head- tailpiece. Minor browning to paper. A nice, VG+ copy of a book uncommon in the trade. Period red & blue horizontal line-pattern paste-paper wrappers. 12mo: A - C^6. A1 [= Frontis] & C6 serve as eps. 5-1/2" x 3-3/8". 1st edition (American Imprints 36099; Arndt & Eck 2097; Cappon & Brown, pp. 9-10; Wust 43). 34 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ALMANACH Royal, pour les années 1814 et 1815, présenté à Sa Majesté, par Testu.

      À Paris, chez Testu et Cie, s.d., (1815), - in-8, 830 pp., basane fauve racinée, dos lisse orné (rel. de l'époque). Petit accroc à la coiffe sup.

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        Etchings Of Remarkable Beggars, Itinerant Traders And Other Persons Of Notoriety In London And Its Environs

      London: John Thomas Smith, 1815 [i.e. 1816]., 1816. folio. partly hand-coloured etched title & 48 etched plates. later half morocco, top edge gilt, rebacked with most of spine mounted (corners worn, some foxing, generally light but some of the plates more heavily affected). A later but fuller issue of the work, with forty-eight rather than the usual twenty-three plates. Some of the plates were republished in 1817 under the title Vagabondiana; Or, Anecdotes Of Mendicant Wanderers Through The Streets of London., which contained thirty-three. Smith's etchings are among the earliest attempts to depict the poor of London in a realistic way, serving as fore-runners to Busby's Costumes of the Lower Orders of London (1820) and Mayhew's London Labour and London Poor (1861-62). They present "a dramatic survey of street folk, blind beggars, cripples, the indigent poor of all kinds.and hawkers of trifles, observed with objectivity." (Houfe, Dictionary of Book Illustrators, p. 149) Smith had studied sculpting under Nollekens and mezzotinting under John Keyse Sherwin, after which he was appointed Keeper of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Colas 2756.. Hardcover.

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