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        Braziliada, ou Portugal immune, e salvo: poema epico em doze cantos.

      Lisbon, Na Impressão Regia, 1815. - 8°, nineteenth-century (second quarter?) quarter calf over marbled boards (some wear to extremities), smooth spine tooled in blind with title and five horizontal fillets gilt, text block edges sprinkled. Folding engraved portrait of the author. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. Faint dampstain at end, otherwise crisp and clean. Overall in very good condition. Two different bookplates of António Cupertino de Miranda, the second on verso of title-page. Frontispiece portrait, 388 pp. [i.e., 384, with pp. 289-292 omitted in numbering], (1 l. errata, 8 ll.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this ambitious epic poem in twelve cantos on the events precipitating the Peninsular War and the flight of the Portuguese court to Brazil in 1807. Appended are a lengthy commendatory poem by the prolific poet, dramatist, and literary biographer José Maria da Costa e Silva (1788-1854) and a list of over 300 subscribers to the work.Thomaz António Santos e Silva (1751-1816) was born in Setúbal and studied medicine at the Universidade de Coimbra. The death of his patron, however, initiated a life of privation and tragedy. After eking out a living as a pharmacist, he moved to Lisbon in 1781 and began new careers as an instructor in French and English and a writer and translator for the theater. In 1790 he joined the newly formed Academia das Belas Letras, also known as the Nova Arcádia. The onset of complete blindness in 1796 halted his literary activities for nearly a decade until, with the aid of his doctors, he began composing poetry again. In his final years Santos e Silva published much verse on the Peninsular War, of which the Brazilíada was his crowning achievement.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 812 (without mention of the errata leaf). Sacramento Blake VII, 281. Innocêncio VII, 329. Ayres Magalhães de Sepúlveda, Dicionário bibliográfico da Guerra Peninsular III, 249: calling for only 378 pp. Biblioteca Pública de Braga, Catálogo do Fundo Barca-Oliveira, p. 220. JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books 815/18. Palha 907. Rodrigues 2198. Bell, Portuguese Literature p. 187. Ford, Whittem, & Raphael, Tentative Bibliography of Brazilian Belles-Lettres p. 152. See Grande enciclopédia XXVII, 390-1 and Blake VII, 281: this work not listed; claiming the author was Brazilian. Not in Bosch or Ticknor Catalogue. Porbase locates three copies, two in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and one in the Biblioteca João Paulo II-Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Copac repeats the British Library and National Library of Scotland only. NUC: DLC, CU, OCl, RPJCB, MH, DCU-IA. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        Carte des Principales Montagnes du Globe.

      Artist: Carez J ( - 1850) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1825 1815 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 46 x 64,5; - description: Decorative an informative chart of the world's mountains. Divided into the Western Hemisphere mountains, on the left and the mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere, on the right . Also includes the relative elevations of important cities, monuments, etc. Unlike most comparative charts issued in the mid 19th century, this chart includes a reference table as part of the map itself. Lists Dalhgari, in Nepal, as the world's tallest mountain, but also features smaller mountains that today serve as sky resorts such as Mt. Mansfield and Killington in Vermont, Mt. Monandnock and Mt. Washington in New Hampshire and Saddleback in Massachusetts. This was originally published in the 1825 French Edition of Carey ; Lea's 1822. - A Complete Historical.American Atlas, entitled Atlas Géographique. Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des Deux-Amériques et des îles adjacentes-. ;This map comes from Bouchon, J. A. C. and Carez, J., -Atlas geographique, statistique, historique et chronologique des deux Ameriques et des iles adjacentes; traduit de l'atlas execute en Amerique d'apres Lesage, avec de nombreuses corrections et augmentations, par Jean Alexandre Buchon., 1825.- ; -vita of the artist: J. Carez (c. 1815 - 1850) was a book, atlas and map publisher actived in the early 19th century. Little is known of Carez's life. He is best known for his publication of the French edition of H. C. Carey and I. Lea's important Complete Historical, Chronological, And Geographical American Atlas.

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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        Travels in South Africa, Undertaken at the Request of the Missionary Society Third Edition, Corrected

      London: Black, Parry, & Co. / T. Hamilton, 1815. 3rd Edition . Full Calf. Very Good. 8 11/16' Tall. Frontispiece, Multifold Map, 8 Plates. The Corrected Third Edition .Xvi, Folding Map, 400 Pp + 8 Plates, Complete. Full Tree Calf. Newly Rebacked, Original Boards, Original Spine And Red Morocco Spine Label Laid Down Over New Backing Leather, Tips Repaired. Circa 1920'S Bookplate Of Charles M Crouse, With Motto "Knowledge Is Power" Shown On A Tape Being Pulled By A Bear From A Glass-Topped Stock Ticker. [ No Trace Of Later Bookplate "Power Is The Only Knowledge That Will Be Remembered" But Who Will Notice?]. Front Hinge Cracked But Newly Backed Binding Quite Solid. No Other Names Or Marks. Pages Clean, Large Folding Map At Front With A Single 3/4" Tear Extending From The Gutter Into Some Unprinted Space At The Edge Of The Map. Some Offsetting From Plates Onto Facing Pages.

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        Generalcharte von Australien

      Artist: Swoboda & Hartl F M; issued in: Vienna; date: ca 1815 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 67; - description: map of Oceania with Australia und New Zealand

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        [Beowulf] De Danorum Rebus Gestis Secul. III & IV. Poëma Danicum Dialecto Anglosaxonica

      Havniae [Copenhagen]: Typis Th. E. Rangel, 1815. First edition. Fine. A lovely copy of the first complete edition of Beowulf (in Old English) and the first translation into any language. In full dark blue, straight-grain morocco binding (to style) with five raised bands, marbled end papers. Intricately stamped in gilt and blind on the spine and boards, an exceptionally lovely binding. Untrimmed and completely unopened, quarto, with the average page measuring 275 x 227 mm (with about a cm variation from the shorter to the taller leaves). An excellent, unread copy with an small stain on the title and trivial soiling to the margins, but pages generally crisp, white and in Fine condition. Collating: xx, 299, [1 blank], [iv Addenda et corrigenda]; complete. Overall a Fine copy of a rare and sought-after book. Written between the 8th and 11th centuries, "Beowulf" is cited as the oldest - and most important - surviving poem in Old English. The poem follows the Geat hero Beowulf as he comes to the aid of the Danish King to defeat the monster Grendel and, afterwards, Grendel's mother. Returning home, Beowulf is crowned King of the Geats and rules until his death, being fatally wounded slaying a dragon. After being discovered in the collection of 16th century scholar Laurence Nowell, the manuscript containing Beowulf found it's way into Sir Robert Bruce Cotton's famous library. The story is known in just that single manuscript, which unfortunately was badly damaged in the (aptly named) Ashburnham House fire in 1731. Danish historian and scholar Grimur Jonsson Thorkelin studied the manuscript in 1786 and published the first translation of the poem in 1815 into Latin, along with the text in Old English (offered here). Due to further deterioration of the original manuscript, his work has been incredibly important in preserving the poem. "Beowulf" is now justly famous, in part through the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, who became one of the poem's foremost scholars. The poem would exercise a considerable influence on him when he wrote "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings." It has continued to entrance modern readers and writers, with the most recent translation being by Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney. With a single hit in recent auction records, it appears most surviving copies are institutionally held, with very few copies becoming available for private collections. And, as a point of reference, our friend and colleague Biblioctopus listed a copy for $18,000 (Cat. 52). Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        De l'Angleterre et des Anglais. Paris, A. Bertrand

      1815 - First Edition. 8vo, [2], 56pp, modern wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        NOTICIAS DE LA AMERICA SEPTENTRIONAL. GAZETA DE NUEVA ORLEANS

      Buenos Aires: Imprenta de los Niños Expósitos, 1815. Broadside, approximately 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. In Spanish. Light ink inscription, "Dupl.," in upper margin. Early horizontal fold and light creasing. Small hole, not affecting text, and minor separation at fold, affecting but causing no loss to text, both repaired in silk. A very good copy. A fascinating Buenos Aires imprint, republishing a New Orleans newspaper's publication of correspondence from Mexico during that country's war of independence. The letters, sent from Xalapa on Nov. 5, 1814 and Vera Cruz on Jan. 14 and 15, 1815, are the work of a worried Mexican royalist lamenting the insurgents' recent triumphs. The New Orleans journal in which they appeared was presumably the LOUISIANA GAZETTE, published in New Orleans circa 1805-26. The letters are introduced with a commentary noting: "never have the independents or revolutionaries appeared to have such power." A clear message of encouragement to freedom fighters in Argentina, who would formally declare independence the following year, and an interesting piece of evidence for the circulation of New Orleans news in South America at an early date. Furlong and OCLC together locate ten copies. Scarce. FURLONG 3250.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Codice civile generale austriaco

      Regia Stamperia, Milano 1815 - Leggermente rifilato in testa Stemma dell'impero austriaco ai frontespizi. (10) + 70; 71-324; 325-361 p. 3 voll in 1 tomo in-8

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        PROMEMORIA II IN CAUSA D'INCENDIO.

      S.l.n.d. [Modena, 1815 - in-4, pp. 39, 1, senza leg. Con una tav. al fine. Rara operetta scritta dal fisico e scienziato emiliano (Bibbiano 1746 - Reggio Emilia 1822), allievo dello Spallanzani. Di lui sono note una curata edizione delle opere del Galileo e altri testi sulla meccanica dei fluidi, di idraulica, di ottica, oltre ad una Storia di Scandiano. Questa sua opera è stata scritta come difesa dalle accuse a lui mosse per aver causato un incendio in Reggio Emilia nel luglio del 1814 nel fienile dell'Osteria di san Bartolomeo per aver acceso dei fuochi d'artificio nella sua vicina abitazione in onore dell'ingresso in città di Francesco IV. Ci fu un processo cui il Venturi rispose con un primo Promemoria e ne fu scagionato. Ma il tribunale del Fisco di Modena ricorse in appello e in tale occasione il Venturi rispose con questo secondo Promemoria ben più ricco, rispetto al primo che consisteva in una difesa legale, di note di balistica e nozioni di pirotecnia. Seguì poi un'Appendice alla questione ma non fu mai data alle stampe. Opera sconosciuta dalle biblioteche italiane, viene censita solo il "Promemoria I", peraltro in una sola biblioteca. Tiraboschi, Notizie biografiche., III, pp. 264 e segg. Ottimo esempl. Raro. [138]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        The History And Antiquities Of The County Of Hertford; Compiled From The Best Printed Authorities And Original Records, Preserved In Public Repositories And Private Collections: Embellished With Views Of The Most Curious, Etc. [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

      London: Printed By And for Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1815. Complete in 3 volumes. Book measure 18 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches. Large paper copy. Collation, xxxvii, [1],526pp, 106pp, [ appendix, index, ], 554pp, 73pp, [ appendix, index,], 619pp, 52pp, 1pp , [index], complete with 54 maps/plates, of which 3 are hand coloured. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, flat gilt bands, gilt lettering. Calf lightly rubbed in edges and corners, some minor scuff marking, some light wear on hinges. All bindings in good clean condition. Internally, very occasional minor spotting. Pages and plates clean throughout. A very nice set, in period bindings. . First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        HONCHO OKO ENKAKU ZUSETSU: ATLAS OF ANCIENT EVENTS OF JAPAN,With Descriptions, H

      - [Edo 1815, Kitajima Choshiro]. Original blue covers, tall accordian folded, ca. 22 x 31 cm., very good, entirely wood- block printed in color, with 11 double page maps 31 x 44 cm. with accompanying Japanese text, complete. FIRST EDITION An excellent historical atlas, showing Japan and its fiefs by the various years, showing the changes in fiefdoms by the results of military action and political changes. . This group of maps shows the evolution of change for the years: 1184, 1337, 1392, 1467, 1509, 1556, 1568, 1577, 1582, 1586 and 1615, eleven double-page color woodblock printed maps. . Each province or fiefdom is shown in a different color with the current administrative name, the names of the Daimyo at the top of the page, along with the date. Each has neatly written "A.D." and the date penciled in blue by a former owner. *** The work consists eleven double-page color maps, and nine double-pages of text. The text follows each map with an in-depth discussion of who, how and the results of each period change. . RARE EXAMPLE: This atlas is quite rare and seldom found. It an excellent historical reference, illustrating the changes and rulers of all of the fiefs throughout all of Japan, during the 12th - 17th centuries. *** CONDITION: The front and back covers are in the original pale blue paper covering, with blind-stamped pattern. There is some of the usual fading, rubbing/scuffing to the surface and edges. The title slip is present and complete. Contents: the maps are very clean and solid, without worming, a few pages have the blue pencil dates per above. *** REFERENCES: . BEANS, George H.: A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA, this map is listed in "LIST," 1951, p.33, under 1815. ***

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        THE EXCURSION, being a portion of The Recluse, A Poem.

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1814, 1815 - BOUND with THE WHITE DOE OF RYLESTONE; or The Fate of the Nortons. A Poem. pp. xx, 447, xi, 162. 1 plate. 4to. Full calf, spine with gilt decoraton. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Front hinge rubbed. The plate, the frontis for The White Doe is opposite p13 and is off set. The Excursion is lacking the errata leaf mentioned by Wise. Wise p80 & p99. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HONCHO OKO ENKAKU ZUSETSU: ATLAS OF ANCIENT EVENTS OF JAPAN,With Descriptions, H

      [Edo 1815, Kitajima Choshiro]. Original blue covers, tall accordian folded, ca. 22 x 31 cm., very good, entirely wood- block printed in color, with 11 double page maps 31 x 44 cm. with accompanying Japanese text, complete. FIRST EDITION An excellent historical atlas, showing Japan and its fiefs by the various years, showing the changes in fiefdoms by the results of military action and political changes. . This group of maps shows the evolution of change for the years: 1184, 1337, 1392, 1467, 1509, 1556, 1568, 1577, 1582, 1586 and 1615, eleven double-page color woodblock printed maps. . Each province or fiefdom is shown in a different color with the current administrative name, the names of the Daimyo at the top of the page, along with the date. Each has neatly written "A.D." and the date penciled in blue by a former owner. *** The work consists eleven double-page color maps, and nine double-pages of text. The text follows each map with an in-depth discussion of who, how and the results of each period change. . RARE EXAMPLE: This atlas is quite rare and seldom found. It an excellent historical reference, illustrating the changes and rulers of all of the fiefs throughout all of Japan, during the 12th - 17th centuries. *** CONDITION: The front and back covers are in the original pale blue paper covering, with blind-stamped pattern. There is some of the usual fading, rubbing/scuffing to the surface and edges. The title slip is present and complete. Contents: the maps are very clean and solid, without worming, a few pages have the blue pencil dates per above. *** REFERENCES: . BEANS, George H.: A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA, this map is listed in "LIST," 1951, p.33, under 1815. *** .

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        Traité de la fièvre jaune, ouvrage couronné par la Société de Médecine de Bruxelles, et adopté par le Ministre de la Marine pour les colonies françaises.

      Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1815, broché, couv. muette de l'époque, ex. non rogné. -Petites inscriptions manuscrites à la plume et étiquette de la librairie Bergeret au verso du 1er plat, qq. petites rousseurs. -Bel exemplaire dans sa condition d'origine. - in-8 de (4)-XIII-(1)-323 pp. ; Edition originale. Rare.Par un médecin en chef des armées navales et de la Marine, qui avait participé à l'expédition du général Leclerc à Saint-Domingue, en tant que chirurgien de première classe.Dans son introduction, il nous informe : "J'étais à Saint-Domingue lorsque la fièvre jaune commença à se manifester ; je pus l'étudier dans son début, la prendre, pour ainsi dire, au berceau, suivre ses progrès : de retour à Brest, je fus pendant long-temps chargé de la visite sanitaire des bâtimens qui revenaient alors des colonies, afin de statuer sur la nécessité et la durée de la quarantaine à laquelle on devait les assujétir ; je pris directement des médecins qui revenaient de l'Amérique, des chirurgiens-majors des vaisseaux, de ceux des régimens, tous les renseignemens qu'ils purent me procurer ; tous les rapports, toutes les observations, tous les journaux adressés au conseil de santé de la marine, me furent communiqués lorsque je m'occupai spécialement de cette maladie ; c'était en l'an 9 [ ]. Depuis cette époque, plusieurs voyages, et un séjour dans les différentes parties du monde où cette fièvre sévit avec le plus de fureur, aux Antilles, aux États-Unis, et dans les provinces méridionales de l'Espagne, m'ont mis à même de l'observer de nouveau, avec d'autant plus d'attention que j'en avais déjà fait l'objet particulier de mes méditations. Je n'ai négligé aucune des occasions favorables dans lesquelles je me suis trouvé, pour accroître mes lumières, tant par la fréquentation des malades, que par la société des hommes instruits. Tous les ouvrages que j'ai pu me procurer, et même les opinions populaires qui ont ordinairement un fond de vérité, ont été mis à contribution."

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE PHILIPPE SERIGNAN]
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        Turkish emperors.

      London 1815 - A set of 6 mezzotint engravings printed in colours and finished by hand. Framed and glazed. Overall size: 27 by 22 inches. A superb set of Turkish emperors from the series "Recueil des Portraits des Empereurs Ottomans". Arguably the greatest series of colour plates on the Ottoman Empire, with engravings after portraits by a Greek peasant ``who displayed such proofs of natural talent as to induce the Emperor Selim to patronise him''.Young's work was first commissioned and patronised by Selim III, but production was halted in 1807 when the Sultan was assassinated by the Janissaries. Mahmoud II became Sultan in 1808 and in 1810 he gave Young permission to continue publication.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Allgemeine Charte des Russischen Reiches Gezeichnet von J.B. Poirson. 1802. Neu bearbeitet herausgegeben.

      J. Riedl's Kunsthandlung Wien und Pesth 1815 - Engraved map dissected into 24 sections, mounted on linen in two parts, outline in contemporary hand-colour, overall dimensions 45.7 x 109 cm. Kept in contemporary full calf box, with green morocco label titled in gilt; slightly rubbed. An updated edition of the general map of the Russian Empire produced originally in 1802 by Jean-Baptiste Poirson (1761-1831), a renown French cartographer active between 1790 and 1830. Fresh example kept in an attractive contemporary box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Patent of nobility donated by King Willem I of The Netherlands (1772-1843) to Willem Rendorp van Marquette (1769-1827), one of the 36 raden van de stad Amsterdam entitling him to the title of jonkheer.

      - Kingdom of the Netherlands, Laken d.d. 16 september 1815. Vellum charter, pin holes in the charter. 52x71 cm. Handwritten in Dutch, writing faded but readable. With a hand painted coat-of-arms in colour displaying the family motto: Virtute Duce and the signature of King Willem I of the Netherlands and of Jonkheer Van Westreenen and Anton Reinhard Falck. Royal wax seal attached by green cloh rope, intact. The charter comes folded in a modern cassette. A printed coloured example of the family coat of arms is included in this lot. This patent of nobility was issued to Willem Rendorp van Marquette, son of Joachim Rendorp, a famous mayor of Amsterdam whose house would be ransacked by revolutionaries in 1787, mentioning that he is one of the 36 'raden' (counsellors) of the city of Amsterdam. Rendorp studied philosophy and law in Leiden (earning his respective doctorates in 1789 and 1792) and he was owner and inhabitant of the castle of Marquette in the town of Heemskerk in the province of Noord-Holland. He married Paulina Adriana Boreel. Up to 1812 Rendorp was a partner at the merchantshouse of C.C. Six & Co in Amsterdam. H189

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        FUEROS DEL REYNO DE NAVARRA, desde su creación hasta su feliz unión con el de Castilla (Pamplona, Longás 1815). Con: DICCIONARIO PARA FACILITAR LA INTELIGENCIA DE ESTOS FUEROS dispuesto por Don Felipe Baraibar de Haro (Id, Paulino Longás 1808).

      Longas 1815-1808, Pamplona - Folio. Port. con escudo grab. (nombre ant. poseedor en margen sup.), 299p, 1 lám. grab. despl. = 36p (incl. port.), 2h. Ox. en alg. hojas. Plena piel moderna, nervios y dorados en lomo.

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        A Picture of St. Petersburgh [sic],

      London: Printed for Edward Orme,, 1815. represented in a collection of twenty interesting views of the city, the sledges, and the people. Taken on the spot at the twelve different months of the year: and accompanied with an historical and descriptive account. Folio (469 x 310 mm). Late 19th century dark brown morocco-grain half skiver professionally refurbished, marbled sides, gilt edges, drab grey endpapers. Additional engraved title page (incorporating a large double-headed Russian eagle), 20 handcoloured aquatint plates by Clark & Dubourg after Mornay; watermarks: plates J. Whatman 1825, text W. Balston 1813. From the library of noted bibliophiles Maxine and Joel Spitz, with their "Trail Tree" bookplate (Joel Spitz was a member of Chicago's prestigious Caxton Club). Light offsetting from frontispiece to engraved title. An excellent copy, the plates fresh and bright, and with the four leaves of explanation of the plates (in French and English). First edition, "one of the most beautiful plate books of St. Petersburg" (Bobins Collection). Published at six guineas coloured, this is a superb record of the city of Peter the Great - captured in the wake of the Napoleonic wars - and divided into two sections; the first 12 plates represent the months of the year through characteristic views of the city; the other eight illustrate different modes of transport, various types of sledges and carriages, but include excellent character studies, showing diverse types of costume by class and by season. The 26-page introduction entitled "The present state of St. Petersburgh," includes a brief historical survey and a few statistics, along with descriptions of the main sites and monuments. "Though unsigned, [the letterpress] was chiefly compiled from Robert Ker Porter's Travelling Sketches [in Russia and Sweden during the years 1805–1808], as many sections repeat his text verbatim" (Vincent Giroud, St. Petersburg: A Portrait of a Great City, 2003, p.72). Mornay, the artist responsible for the original sketches upon which Clark and Dubourg's aquatints were based, eludes identification and does not appear in Thieme-Becker. Martin Hardie, in characteristically waspish fashion, describes the plates as "lurid in colouring, very much in the style of toy theatre scenery" (English Coloured Books, 1906, p. 138); this is entirely unfair, the colouring in the present copy is certainly not "lurid" and the "toy theatre" quality of the views only lends them a most appealing charm: many of the views are composed in such a way that they resemble vues d'optiques - symmetrical and theatrical middle-distance perspectives - which combine well with the small, scaling figures (stauffage) adding splashes of bright colour, against backgrounds of snowy streets, grey skies, and yellowish-brown buildings of this "city of stone", forming a satisfyingly picturesque effect. Two of the buildings shown - the Exchange (1809) and the Kazan Cathedral (1811) - had only recently been completed. Edward Orme - "Publisher to His Majesty and HRH the Prince Regent" - was "after Rudolph Ackermann, the most important publisher of illustrated books during the short golden age of the coloured aquatint" (ODNB). He would have had a prudent eye on the visit of the Allied sovereigns to London in June 1814, which celebrated the Treaty of Fontainebleau (11 April 1814) and the peace following the defeat and abdication of Napoleon. Amongst them was Tsar Alexander I (who stayed with his sister, the Grand Duchess of Oldenburg, at the Pulteney Hotel on Piccadilly). "In 1809 Edward Orme had begun buying land and property in Bayswater, London. He exploited the gravel deposits, built houses, and in 1818 added a chapel of ease. Orme Square, developed between 1823 and 1826, was named after him, and Moscow Road and St Petersburgh Place nearby may have commemorated the state visit of Tsar Alexander I in June 1814. In the following year he published a volume of twenty coloured aquatint views of St Petersburg, and the reference in his will to jewellery presented to him by the emperor of Russia may be connected with these events" (ibid.). This is a marvellous survey of one of the world's great cities, captured at the time when it served as the backdrop for Tolstoy's War and Peace.

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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

      John Murray, London 1815 - Occasional foxing to plates (q.v.); Professionally recased; half calf; marbled boards. Twenty four copper engravings on twenty-three plates. A handsome and sturdy set. Volume 1. Half-title, Large folding map, title, dedication, preface vii-xvi, contents xvii-xxii, errata, list of plates, 1-644; Volume 2. Half-title title, contents v-vii,1-715, errata. ; 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB]
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        An Essay at a Picturesque Voyage in North America].

      Dreksler Skt. Peterburg 1815 - 12mo (16.4 x 10.2 cm). Title, pp. [6], 219, with 6 engraved plates; occasional light spotting and underlining in pencil, small light waterstain to upper margin of the last quire. Modern red calf gilt. First edition of what 'would seem to be the earliest account of the United States as seen through the eyes of a Russian' (Yarmolinsky, p.17). The engraved plates, after Svinin's own drawings, include a view of Niagara Falls and an African-American Methodist service. Shortly after entering the foreign service at the age of 18, Pavel Petrovich Svinin (also spelled Svin'in, 1787 – 1839) was given the opportunity to travel around the world. In 1811, his travels brought him to the United States as the Secretary to the Russian Consul-General Andrei Dashkov, who was based in Philadelphia. Svinin travelled along the East Coast from Maine to Virginia, and possibly further, before returning to Russia in June 1813. Along the way, he sketched the American landscape, painted watercolours, and wrote articles. He was fond of identifying the similarities between the United States and his home country, including their mutual tolerance of different religions. Svinin also gives one of the earliest written descriptions of black church music in the United States. Svinin's work became popular and, most likely because of a low print run, a second, almost identical Russian edition was published in 1818, after a German edition in 1816. However, the first complete translation in English appeared only in 2008, together with introductory essays (see A Russian Paints America. The Travels of Pavel P. Svin'in, 1811-1813, Edited by M. Swoboda and W. Benton Whisenhunt). Rare on the market: In the past forty years we could trace only one complete copy sold at auction outside Russia (in 1992). The great collector Smirnov-Sokol'skii owned only the second edition. Fekula 2977 (missing a plate); Korostin, "Nachalo litografii v Rossii", Moscow, 1953, pp. 59ff.; Obolyaninov 2417; Sabin 93992; Streeter 836; Yarmolinsky, "Picturesque United States of America 1811, 1812, 1813, being a Memoir on Paul Svinin," 1930; cf. Sm.-Sok. 1112 (2nd edition only). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Hebraica - Thora oder die 5 Bücher Moses. Chamishah Chumshei Torah. (Bermosche Chumisch). Text in Hebräisch. Signiert von Rabbi Eleazar Flekeles (Eleasar, Fleckeles), Karl (Carolus) Fischer und Josua Pollack.

      Anton Schmid, Wien 1815 - Gr.-Oktav. Leder mit Rückengoldprägung und Rückenschild. Einband etwas berieben, Rücken unten mit kl. Läsuren, Vordergelenk unten etwas eingerissen, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. besonderes Exemplar, auf das in jüdischen Gerichten geschworen wurde. Special copy used to swear in Jewish courts. Signed by Rabbi Eleazar Flekeles, Karl (Carolus) Fischer und Josua Pollack. Mit dem vorgebunden Ex officio (hier Nr. 948) mit den handschriftlichen Eintragungen und der Signatur von Eleazar Flekeles (Prag, 1819), auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz mit den handschriftlichen Einträgen und Signaturen von Carolus Fischer (Prag, 1819) und Josua Pollack (Brünn, 1848) - In "Die Juden und Judengemeinschaften Mährens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart" schreibt Hugo Gold: "In der alten Registratur des hiesigen Stadtamtes habe ich unter alten Papieren eine vergessene, staubbedeckte, im Jahre 1815 hebräisch gedruckte Tora gefunden, welche beim Gerichtsverfahren zur jüdischen Eidesablegung benützt wurde. Es ist ein Buch in kleinem Quartformate, ganz in Leder gebunden. Auf dem durch goldene Streifen in sechs Felder geteilten Rücken ist ein rotes Schildchen mit in Gold ausgeführter gedruckter Aufschrift 'Thora oder 5 Bücher Moyses'." Im Anschluss daran werden ausführlich der Text des Ex officio (dort die Nr. 986) und die handschriftlichen Einträge vorgestellt. Bei unserem Exemplar das Datum des Eintrags von Josua Pollack (1847) abweichend. 1200 Gramm. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE WINTER'S NIGHT; or, The Admiral, The Farmer, and The Old Marine, A Tale, in Rhyme. For Children. With Five Etchings. Price Two Shillings.

      Taunton.J. W. Marriott.1815. 30 pages. Illustrated with four etchings and one lithograph. Recent quarter sheep over marbled boards. . 136 x 110 mm. First edition. Two of the etchings a little ragged in margins where once loose, but a very good copy of a rare book.

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        1) De l'esprit de conquête et de l'usurpation, dans leurs rapports avec la civilisation européenne. Quatrième édition, revue et augmentée.

      Paris, H. Nicolle et Le Normant, 1814, VIII-234 pp. ; (suivi de). -2) Observations sur le discours prononcé par S.E. le ministre de l'Intérieur en faveur du projet de loi sur la liberté de la presse. Seconde édition, revue et corrigée. Paris, H. Nicolle, 1814, (2)-51 pp. ; (suivi de). -3) Principes de politique, applicables à tous les gouvernemens représentatifs et particulièrement à la constitution actuelle de la France. Paris, Alexis Eymery, Mai 1815, 321-(3) pp. ; cartonnage bradel de l'époque, pièce de titre en basane sur le dos. -Marge ext. de 1 f. du 1er ouvrage déchirée sans manque. - soit 3 ouvrages en 1 vol. in-8 ; 1) 4e édition en partie originale. Elle est augmentée de deux chapitres (E.O. : Hanovre, 1814).Courtney 10 d ; Roulin, Œuvres de Constant, coll. biblio. de la Pléiade, p. 26 et pp. 1606-21."Text reset and revised throughout and with two new chapters, pp. [197]-230." (Courtney)."Éloquente philippique, anti-napoléonienne." (Roulin).2) 2e édition parue la même année que l'originale.Courtney 13 b ; Benoît Yvert, Politique libérale, bibliographie sélective du libéralisme politique français 5.3) Edition originale.Courtney 17 a ; Benoît Yvert, Politique libérale 8."Edition originale, publiée pendant les Cent-Jours alors que l'auteur vient de rédiger l'Acte additionnel aux Constitutions de l'Empire et d'être nommé conseiller d'État. C'est dans ce traité, qui puise largement dans les manuscrits rédigés avant 1810, que Constant définit avec le plus de netteté et d'abondance ses doctrines politiques, justifiant ainsi l'appréciation de Victor de Broglie à son endroit : "C'est lui qui a vraiment enseigné le gouvernement représentatif à la nation nouvelle"." (Yvert).

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        Manuskript mit 8 auf Karton gezogenen Originaphotographien (Maße 184, x 12 bis 14 x 10,3 cm) sowie 19 teils ganzseitigen Bleistiftzeichnungen.

      Ein bedeutendes, bisher unbekanntes Dokument aus der Frühzeit aus der Frühzeit der wissenschaftlichen Orthopädie, weltweit das erste orthopädische Werk mit Original-Photographien und das wohl älteste Dokument der Klinischen Photographie in Deutschland.*Krieger, Ludwig Hugo: - Manuskript mit 8 auf Karton gezogenen Originalphotographien (Maße 18,4 x 12 bis 14 x 10,3 cm) sowie 19 teils ganzseitigen Bleistift-zeichnungen. Die Aufnahmen stammen vermutlich aus dem Atelier des Münchener Photographie-Pioniers Alois Löcherer (1815-1862).München, Mai 1857. Kalligraphiertes Titelblatt, 2 Seiten Vorwort, 5 Kapiteltitel und 253 Seiten Text auf feinem Schreibpapier sowie 17 eingestreute Bildtafeln auf Zeichenkarton. Großes Quartformat. Grüner Leinenband der Zeit mit Gold- und Blindprägung von Deckeln und Rücken. Wohlerhalten, nur ganz vereinzelt kleine Flecken oder winzige Randeinrisse.Ludwig Hugo Krieger (1830-1880), Bandagist und Orthopäde, gründete im Dezember 1857 in München eine orthopädische und heilgymnastische Anstalt, deren ärztliche Leitung der damals 28-jährige, bald berühmt gewordene Chirurg Johann Nepomuk (von) Nußbaum übernahm."Darstellung der Orthopädischen Behandlung verschiedener Körperlicher Gebrechen", mit den Kapiteln "Verkrümmungen der Wirbelsäule", "Lähmungen", "Caxarthrocace", "Winkelstellung des Ober- und Unter-Schenkels im Kniegelenke" und "Klump- Spitz und Platt-Füsse".Krieger gibt zunächst einen Überblick über den Stand der orthopädischen Lehre (unter Nennung der einschlägigen Kapazitäten der Zeit), der heilgymnastischen Methoden und der orthopädischen Technik (u.a. verschiedene Modelle von Streckbetten) und beklagt, dass Behandlungen auf "oft ... wankenden Hypothesen" durchgeführt würden und nur durch weitere (empirische) Studien auf eine sichere Basis gestellt werden könnten. Dieser allgemeinen Einführung folgen Krankenberichte mit teilweise ausführlichen Darstellungen der Befunde, der Therapien und der Behandlungserfolge. Acht Fälle sind mit Vorher- / Nachher-Photographien dokumentiert, weiteren Fallbeschreibungen gibt Krieger Zeichnungen der von ihm entwickelten Apparate bei. - Zum letzten Kapitel sind zwei am Schluss angekündigte Krankenberichte nicht ausgeführt, dafür macht Krieger hier deutlich, dass er möglichst sanfte Behandlungsmethoden bevorzugt: "Durch die Verbindung der Spießschen heiteren Turnmethode sind auf viel angenehmere Weise raschere Erfolge zu erringen, als durch die den Kindern und Erwachsenen ekelhaft werdende spezifisch schwedische Heilgymnastik." (Gemeint ist die Methode des Sportpädagogen Adolf Spieß, 1819-1858.)Diese repräsentative Reinschrift von Kriegers "Erstlingsfrucht litterarischer Thätigkeit" diente offenbar dem Zweck, Unterstützung für seine geplante Anstalt einzuwerben. Zu seiner Biographie verrät Krieger, dass er als Assistent eines Heilgymnasten tätig war und sich (an der Erlanger Universität) durch Teilnahme an 17 Sektionen wissenschaftlich fortbildete 1852 noch Anfänger in der orthopädischen Praxis, hatte er sich bereits 1856 soviel Anerkennung erworben, dass ihm (u. a. von Nußbaum) schwierige und sogar als aussichtslos geltende Fälle zur Behandlung zugeführt wurden.Nußbaum schreibt 1888 über seine Zusammenarbeit mit Krieger: "Kinder, welche mit krummen Füßen, Knien und Ellenbogen auf allen Vieren herumgekrochen waren, wurden oft völlig gehend ohne Krücken, ja selbst ohne Stock, entlassen und erregten bei allen Laien das größte Staunen. In Chloroformnarkose hatte ich verkürzte Sehnen abgeschnitten, krumme Knochen gebrochen und gerade geheilt, und nachdem alle Hindernisse entfernt waren, paßte ihnen Krieger Lederhülsen mit Stahlschienen an und stellte so durch rein mechanische Kunst manchen lahmen Körper aufrecht auf den Boden." (Zit. nach Halter, Ulrike, Frühe Originalphotographien. Dokumente "großer orthopädischer Resultate", Deutsches Ärzteblatt 94, 1997, H. 51-52, A 3481 ff.)Über Kriegers Institut siehe den zeitgenössischen Bericht in: Wibmer, Carl, Medizinische Topographie und Ethnographie der k. Haupt- und Residenzstadt (München 1862, pp. 220-222).- Siehe ferner Ulrike Halter, a.a.O. Der Artikel fußt auf 86 wieder aufgefundenen Photographien des Münchener Photographen Albert Feil aus den Jahren 1860 bis 1863. Auf Feils Aufnahmen bezieht sich auch Hans Halters Feststellung "The photographs reproduced in this collection are the oldest original portraits of German patients who were given free treatment at the Munich Institute of Orthopaedics. After their admittance they were photographed in the studio of Albert Feil. Years later he photographed them again to record their remarkable improvement. Sixteen case stories have survived to relate in neat handwriting the fates of the individuals involved." (a.a.O.)Die noch früheren, nicht mit Photographenstempel bezeichneten Aufnahmen in unserem Manuskript dürften von dem Münchener Photographen Alois Löcherer stammen, in dessen Atelier am Karlsplatz Feil bis 1858 als Retuscheur tätig war, ehe er 1858 ein eigenes Atelier eröffnete.* Siehe Taureck, Renata, Die Bedeutung der Photographie für die medizinische Abbildung im 19. Jahrhundert, Köln 1980, pp. 28-36, p.194 Valentin, Bruno, Die Anfänge der medizinischen Photographie. Ärzteblatt Baden-Würtemberg (1969), p. 347.- Ältere medizinische Werke enthalten entweder Mikrophotographien oder zeigen psychisch Kranke. Die Photographien, die der Berliner Orthopäde Heimann Wolff Berend (1809-1873) ab 1852 von seinen Patienten anfertigen ließ, gelten als verschollen.

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        Beschreibung der meteorologischen Instrumente nebst einer Anleitung zum Gebrauche derselben bey den Beobachtungen, als nothwendiger Beytrag zur Erläuterung der meteorologischen Jahrbücher.

      Augsburg, im Selbstverlag, 1815 - 4 Blatt, I, 79 Seiten, mit 5 (2 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Original.Halbleder-Band mit 2 farbigen Rückenschildern. 23 x 28 cm Erste Ausgabe - Poggendorff II, 986. - Engelmann S. 362. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Abhandlung über metereologische Instrumente, darunter Barometer, Thermometer, Hygrometer, Manometer, Hyetometer und Anemoskop, enthält ferner auch verschiedene astronomische Untersuchungen. Die prachtvollen Kupfertafeln mit detaillierten Abbildungen der beschriebenen Instrumente. Vorgebunden. Derselbe, Meteorologisches jahrbuch 1815 und 1826. Der Einband nur leicht berieben und bestossen. Die Tafeln in der Faltung gebräunt. Schönes Exemplar auf schwerem besserem Papier. Only edition. Description of meteorological instruments, contains also astronomical observations. With 5 (2 folding) copperplates. In a rare contemp. turquoise silk binding with gilt edges (spine ends rubbed). - Beautiful copy on strong paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Siegesplätze der Völkerschlacht oder Ansichten der Dörfer bei Leipzig merkwürdig geworden durch die Schlacht am 16ten bis 19ten Oktober 1813. Mit historischer Erläuterung.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner, 1814--1815. - 2 Hefte in 1 Band. Quer-4°. Gestochener Titel, VI, 20 S.; 1 nn. Bl., 32 S., mit 16 Kupfertafeln. Neues Halbleder im Stil der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckel- und Rückenschild, Originalbroschur mit eingebunden. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Thieme/B. 35, 39. - Der gestochene Titel mit einer Ansicht Leipzigs. Die Kupfertafeln von und nach J.J. Wagner zeigen Paunsdorf, Liebertwolkwitz, Wachau, Schönefeld (2), Sellerhausen, Moeckern, Probstheyda, Connewitz, Lösnig, Markkleeberg, Holzhausen, Zweinaundorf, Stötteritz, den heiteren Blick und Lindenau. - Wie meist etwas stockfleckig bzw. papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Patent of nobility donated by King Willem I of The Netherlands (1772-1843) to Willem Rendorp van Marquette (1769-1827), one of the 36 raden van de stad Amsterdam entitling him to the title of jonkheer.

      Kingdom of the Netherlands, Laken d.d. 16 september 1815. Vellum charter, pin holes in the charter. 52x71 cm. Handwritten in Dutch, writing faded but readable. With a hand painted coat-of-arms in colour displaying the family motto: Virtute Duce and the signature of King Willem I of the Netherlands and of Jonkheer Van Westreenen and Anton Reinhard Falck. Royal wax seal attached by green cloh rope, intact. The charter comes folded in a modern cassette. A printed coloured example of the family coat of arms is included in this lot. This patent of nobility was issued to Willem Rendorp van Marquette, son of Joachim Rendorp, a famous mayor of Amsterdam whose house would be ransacked by revolutionaries in 1787, mentioning that he is one of the 36 'raden' (counsellors) of the city of Amsterdam. Rendorp studied philosophy and law in Leiden (earning his respective doctorates in 1789 and 1792) and he was owner and inhabitant of the castle of Marquette in the town of Heemskerk in the province of Noord-Holland. He married Paulina Adriana Boreel. Up to 1812 Rendorp was a partner at the merchantshouse of C.C. Six & Co in Amsterdam. H189.

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        Werke.Mit 1 gest. Musikbeilage und 1 gefalt. Kupfer.

      Cotta,Stuttgart 1815 - 20 Bände. Stuttgart und Tübingen, Cotta 1815-1819. Mit 1 gest. Musikbeilage und 1 gefalt. Kupfer (in Bd. 13). Gr.-8°. Schöne braune Halblederbde. d. Zt. mit ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung und 2 farb. Rückenschildern (Titel und Bandzahl).-Zweite Cotta'sche Gesamtausgabe, die bis zum Erscheinen der Ausgabe letzter Hand die maßgebliche Gesamtausgabe blieb. - Goedeke IV/3, 8-10, B. - Hagen 29 B. - Hirzel A 222. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS IN SOUTH AFRICA (FIRST and SECOND JOURNEY), Undertaken at the Request of the Missionary Society, being a Narrative of Travels in the Interior of That Country.

      London: Black Parry & Co and Francis Westley 1815 - THIRD EDITION OF THE FIRST JOURNEY 1815 and FIRST EDITION OF THE SECOND JOURNEY 1822, 3 VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. All 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, uniformly bound by Zaehnsdorf in full burgundy morocco, gilt lettering to spines, floral gilt dentelles (turn ins) and gilt rules with binder's name in gilt at bottom between gilt rules, red linen pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt. A few pale marks to covers otherwise bindings in very good condition. FIRST JOURNEY: folding map, frontispiece of the author plus 8 engraved plates showing 18 images, pages: xv, [1]-400, some pale age-browning and an occasional fox spot otherwise a very clean copy; SECOND JOURNEY: 2 volumes, folding hand coloured map, 12 hand coloured aquatint plates, including 2 frontispieces, binder has put protective tissue to each plate, pages: Volume 1, xii, [1]-322; Volume 2, [2], [1]-384 plus 1 leaf of Directions to Binder and on verso publisher's advert, printer's imprint T. C. Hansard etc, at bottom of page 384, lacking all half-titles. Folding map has neat repair to inner margin, no loss to image, occasional pale stain and brown spot mostly to margins, pale foxing to blank endpapers. All the volumes have the engraved bookplate of G. R. Nicolaus on blank side of first free endpaper, and his monograph on a gilt lettered and decorated black morocco label in top corner of first linen pastedown; engraved bookplate of Sir Francis Crossley Bart on first free blank endpaper and on the verso the small gilt decorated leather label of W. A. Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey, founder of the well known Charing Cross Road bookshop. See: J. R. Abbey Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, Volume1, page 282-283; R. V. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates 1790 to 1860, page 123, No. 127; Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration 1899-1850, pages 105-106. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die eiserne Hand des Götz von Berlichingen ... sowohl von Außen als von Innen dargestellt, nebst der Erklärung ihres Mechanismus, ferner einer kurzen Lebensgeschichte des Ritters.

      Berlin, gedruckt bei Georg Decker, Königl. Geh. Ober-Hofbuchdrucker, 1815, Folio, (2), 10 pp., 2 doppelblattgroße Aquatinta-Radierungen in Sepia, 2 Kupfertafeln, feiner Halbledereinband mit eingebundener Vorderdeckel der orig. Broschur. Erste Ausgabe hier der vollständige Titel:Die Eiserne Hand des tapfern deutschen Ritters Götz von Berlichingen wie selbige noch bei seiner Familie in Franken aufbewahrt wird, sowohl von Aufsen als von Innen dargestellt, nebst der Erklärung ihres für jene Zeiten von fast dreihundert Jahren sehr merkwürdigen Mechanismus ferner einer kurzen Lebensgeschichte des Ritters besonders in Bezug auf die Hand, und endlich der Denkschrift, die bei der Hand verwahrt wird, theils in Versen theils in Prosa, zu Ehren der Hand von den besten Dichtern verfasset. Den in den Jahren 1814 und 1815 zum Friedens - Congrefs in Wien versammelten gekrönten Befreiern Europen's ehrerbietigst zugeeignet von Christian von Mechel, K. Hofrath und Mitglied der Königl. und anderer Akademien.Einzige Ausgabe dieses seltenen und interessanten mechanisch-orthopädischen Werkes! Die eiserne Hand ist das bekannteste und berühmteste Beispiel einer Prothese zum Extremitätenersatz. Den Entwurf dazu hat Götz von Berlichingen selbst ausgedacht. Nach ihm wurde sie vom Waffenschmied in Olnhausen im Jahre 1504 ausgeführt. Die Finger dieser eisernen Hand waren über Zahnrädchen und Achsen einzeln beweglich und konnten mit der gesunden Hand verstellt werden. Die beiden Kupfertafeln zeigen ein Porträt des Ritters von E. Henne (1810) und eine Ansicht der Burg von Jagsthausen von C.G. Brühl (1807), Die beiden Aquatintaradierungen des Basler Stechers Christian von Mechel (1737-1818) veranschaulichen die Hand und ihre kunstvolle Mechanik. Mechel, der den Auftrag hatte, die Hand zu zeichnen, zerlegte diese dazu, war aber später nicht mehr in der Lage, sie richtig zusammenzusetzen, ein Finger blieb steif und konnte nicht mehr repariert werden.Very rare mechanical-orthopedical work. An extraordinary description of the artificial hand designed for himself by the German knight Götz von Berlichingen, famous through Goethe's play. This work was designed and compiled by von Mechel and destined exclusively for presentation to the members of the Vienna Congress of 1814-15 it was privately printed at the author's expense. Engravings slightly waterstained and with some marginal blemishes. Slightly browned and stained. Altogether well preserved.Lipperheide Ra 12 - Wüthrich 163 - Slg. Kippenberg 1636.

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        TRAVELS IN SOUTH AFRICA (FIRST and SECOND JOURNEY), Undertaken at the Request of the Missionary Society, being a Narrative of Travels in the Interior of That Country.

      London: Black, Parry & Co and Francis Westley, 1815.. THIRD EDITION OF THE FIRST JOURNEY 1815 and FIRST EDITION OF THE SECOND JOURNEY 1822, 3 VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. All 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, uniformly bound by Zaehnsdorf in full burgundy morocco, gilt lettering to spines, floral gilt dentelles (turn ins) and gilt rules with binder's name in gilt at bottom between gilt rules, red linen pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt. A few pale marks to covers otherwise bindings in very good condition. FIRST JOURNEY: folding map, frontispiece of the author plus 8 engraved plates showing 18 images, pages: xv, [1]-400, some pale age-browning and an occasional fox spot otherwise a very clean copy; SECOND JOURNEY: 2 volumes, folding hand coloured map, 12 hand coloured aquatint plates, including 2 frontispieces, binder has put protective tissue to each plate, pages: Volume 1, xii, [1]-322; Volume 2, [2], [1]-384 plus 1 leaf of Directions to Binder and on verso publisher's advert, printer's imprint T. C. Hansard etc, at bottom of page 384, lacking all half-titles. Folding map has neat repair to inner margin, no loss to image, occasional pale stain and brown spot mostly to margins, pale foxing to blank endpapers. All the volumes have the engraved bookplate of G. R. Nicolaus on blank side of first free endpaper, and his monograph on a gilt lettered and decorated black morocco label in top corner of first linen pastedown; engraved bookplate of Sir Francis Crossley Bart on first free blank endpaper and on the verso the small gilt decorated leather label of W. A. Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey, founder of the well known Charing Cross Road bookshop. See: J. R. Abbey Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, Volume1, page 282-283; R. V. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates 1790 to 1860, page 123, No. 127; Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration 1899-1850, pages 105-106. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        "Tableau topographique et statistique de Rotterdam; où cette ville est décrite sous tous les rapports remarquables; suivi de quelques détails historiques et antiquares, tendant à répondre un nouveau jour sur l'ancienne histoire de cette ville, et sur celle de son emplacement et de ses environs. Amsterdam: J. Immerzeel Jr., 1815".

      Orig. karton, 378+8 p., ill. Lit: Bodel Nijenhuis 1186."Meer een gids voor Rotterdam en omstreken dan de titel doet vermoeden. Geïllustreerd met een grote plattegrond, gegraveerd door Hendrik Roosing. De overige illustraties waren, volgens een noot op p. [379], nog niet gereed. De laatste 8 p. bevatten een naamlijst van functionarissen in 1815."

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        Mémoire et observations concernant les bons effets du cautère actuel, appliqué sur la tête, sur la nuque, dans plusieurs maladies des yeux

      Nancy, C. J. Hissette, 1815, in-8, 176 pages, cartonnage moderne vert à la brabel, pièce de titre rouge en long, "Je me borne, dans cet écrit, à rapporter quelques exemples de maladies des yeux, et principalement des affection internes et externes de la tête, soit idiopathiques, soit symptomatiques, où j'ai employé avec le plus de succès l'adustion par le fer. Mes observations, excepté celles qui concernent les maladies des yeux, sont du ressort de la médecine interne, dans l'exercice de laquelle je me suis concentré depuis plusieurs années. Si elles n'ont point le mérite de la nouveauté (...), j'ose assurer qu'elles ont au moins celui de la vérité" (p. 15). Louis Valentin (1758-1829) étudia la chirurgie au régiment du roi infanterie et y enseigna à son tour. Il obtint la médaille d'or décernée par l'Académie royale de chirurgie pour son mémoire sur le goitre. Durant la Révolution Française, il exerça à Saint-Domingue, en tant que premier médecin de armées ; la révolte des Esclaves le contraint à se réfugier aux États Unis, où il dirigea les hôpitaux de la Virginie, dans lesquels les marins français recevaient des soins. Il rentra en France en 1799 et se retira à Nancy. Rousseurs claires, correction manuscrite au titre. Quérard X, 17.

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        Répertoire universel et raisonné de jurisprudence. Quatrième édition, corrigée, réduite aux objets dont la connaissance peut encore être utile, et augmentée 1°. d’un grand nombre d’articles, 2°. de notes indicatives des changemens apportés aux lois anciennes par les lois nouvelles, 3°. de dissertations, de plaidoyers et de réquisitoires de l’éditeur sur les unes et les autres.

      Paris, Garnery, 1812-novembre 1815, pleine basane racinée de l'époque, dos ornés, reliure lég. usagée mais solide (qq. épidermures, très lég. manques de cuir sur 4 dos, 1 coiffe sup. arrachée (tome 4), 5 charnières lég. fendues). –Manque de papier dans les marges des pp. 141-142 du tome 9, ayant entraîné la perte de qq. mots sur 3 lignes ; qq. cahiers uniformément roussis; rousseurs éparses. –Néanmoins, assez bon exemplaire. - 15 volumes in-4 ; Le 15e volume contient des additions.Sans les deux derniers volumes d’additions, parus en 1824 et 1825.2e édition donnée par Merlin.Camus et Dupin 2556 ; Monglond IX-col. 684."Cet ouvrage a été originairement publié par M. Guyot, qui en avait donné deux éditions : la première en 1777 et années suivantes, 81 vol. in-8, la deuxième en 1784 et années suivantes, 17 vol. in-4.M. Merlin en est ensuite devenu propriétaire, et, en 1807 et années suivantes, il en a donné une nouvelle édition (la troisième) en 13 vol. in-4, où il a intercalé le Droit nouveau et supprimé beaucoup de choses qui n'appartenaient qu'à l'ancien." (Camus et Dupin).

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        Verslag van de beschuldigingen, verhoor en vonnis van Marinus en Pieter van Nieuwenhuyzen, met de uitoefening der doodstraf aan Marinus op den 3 Februarij 1817 door J. Bal Snyders, advocaat te Middelburg in Zeeland. Middelburg, gebr. Abrahams, 1817. [Gebonden met:] Bijvoegsel op het verslag van de beschuldigingen, verhoor en vonnis van Marinus en Pieter van Nieuwenhuyzen, met de uitoefening der doodstraf aan Pieter, op den 10 November 1817, door J. Bal Snyders. Middelburg, gebr. Abrahams, 1817.

      Half leer, 2+126+16 pag. (Goudstempeling met vrouwe justitia op de rug). C0343."Op 23 december 1815 werd het echtpaar Tonis , 523, z. van den Bout, 82 jaar en Geertje Jacobse Padmos, 73 jaar, meekraptelers te Elkerzee op Schouwen, vermoord gevonden. Het geld was verdwenen. Verdacht werden twee neven: Marinus en Pieter van Nieuwenhuyzen, resp. 27 en 25 jaar, beiden geboren te Brouwershaven en als landbouwers wonende te Elkerzee. Beiden ontkenden, doch na een proces waarin ca. 60 getuigen werden gehoord werden beiden schuldig bevonden en ter dood gebracht. Een rol speelden: Jacob Tonisz. van den Bout, zoon; M. de Grange, chirurgijn te Brouwershaven; M. Levinson, arts te Zierikzee; Huibrecht Landsheer; Pieter Adr. den Boer, arbeider; Jan van de Velde, herbergier te Scharrendijke; Pieter Verkamme, droger; Adriaan de Moor, stamper in de meestoof te Elkerzee; Willem v.d. Weele, knecht bij Van Nieuwenhuyzen; Jan Leendertsz. de Oude, boerenknecht; Hubrecht Bartelse Kristallijn; N. Vetten, vrederechter te Brouwershaven; Cornelia v.d. Weide en Jacoba Dijkgraaf, arbeidsters te Elkerzee, etc."

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        The American coast pilot containing the courses and distances between the principal harbours, capes and headlands, from Passamaquoddy through the gulph of Florida, ... together with the courses and distances from Cape Cod and Cape Ann to George's Bank ... also, information to masters of vessels, wherein the manner of transacting business at the custom houses is fully elucidated

      New York: Edmund M. Blunt, 1815. Eighth edition, 8vo, pp. xvi, 297, [1], 86 (tables and appendixes), [14] ads (a number illustrated, printed ads on pastedowns; 15 engraved charts (4 folding); full original sheep rubbed and worn, top of spine chipped away, black morocco label with chips causing loss of 2 letters, joints cracked, binding remains reasonably sound; a good copy at best. Includes a chart of Charleston Harbor not listed in the directions to the binder.

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        Zweyte Allgemeine Ansicht Des Schlosses Der Stadt Und Des Thales Von Heidelberg Vom fusse des alten Schlosses auf dem kleinen Geissberge'.

      - gouachierter u. eiweißgehöhter Kupferstich v. Ch. Haldenwang n. Carl von Graimberg, dat. 1815, 43,5 x 48,5 Thieme-Becker, Bd. XIV, S. 495. - Carl Graf von Graimberg war Landschaftszeichner, geb. 1774 auf Schloß Paar bei Chateau Thierry + 1865 in Heidelberg. - "Graimberg siedelte 1810 nach Heidelberg über u. widmete sich seitdem ganz der Erhaltung der Schloßruine". - Unter der Ansicht Widmung an Maison Palatine.

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        Natural and Statistical View or Picture of Cincinnati and the Miami Country

      

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        The Giaour, a fragment of a Turkish tale. By Lord Byron. The fourteenth [14.] edition. [Und 4 weitere Werke in 1 Bd. = Sammelband].

      London, printed for John Murray, 1815. . Druckwidmungen an Samuel Rogers (1763-1855), Lord Holland, Thomas Moore (1779.1852). - // ANGEBUNDEN: The bride of Abydos. Tenth [10.] edition. Ebda. 1814. Titel, 71 S. // UND: The corsair; a tale. Ninth [9.] edition. Ebda. 1815. XI, 112 S. // UND: Hebrew melodies. Ebda. 1815. 3 Bll., 53 S. Erste Ausgabe. - // UND: Lara, a tale. Fourth [4.] edition. Ebda. 1814. Titel, 70 S. - Provenienz: Gestoch. Wappen-Exlibris des wohlhabenden englischen Bankers u. Politikers Stephens Lyne[-Stephens] (1801-1860), u. mit dessen hs. Namenszug auf hint. Vors.; zweifarbig gedrucktes Besitzer-Etikett des britischen Lehrers u. Mathematikers Norman Routledge (1928-2013), Eton College. - Leicht berieben, Ecken bestoßen; gutes Exemplar

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        OBSERVAZIONI SUI DIFETTI PRODOTTI NEI TEATRI DALLA CATTIVA COSTRUZIONE DEL PALCO SCENICO. E SU ALCUNE INADVERTENZE NELL DIPINGERE LE DECORAZIONI CON ' UN AGGIUNTA ED UN ' APENDICE RISGUARDANTI LO STESSO ARCOMENTO. PIÙ UN 'APENDICE SECONDA CON ALCUNE PARTICOLARI RICERCHE E REFLESSIONI INTORNO ALL'OPERARE DI PROSPETTIVA TANTO DEI PITTORI ARCHITETTI, QUANTO DEI FIGURISTI DI.ARCHITETTO PITTORE SCENICO

      Presso Pietro e Giuseppe Vallardi, Milano 1815 - En 4º, 4 partes encuadernadas en dos volúmenes: I. Milano. Cesarea Regia tipografía. 1815. Frontis bellamente grabado, 53 pp. y 3 grandes grabados plegados. II. Milano. Idem. 1818. Frontis grabado, 43 pp. y 7 grandes grabados plegados. III. Milano. Imperiale regia Stamperia. 1824. Frontis grabado, 60 pp. y 5 grandes grabados plegados. IV. Milano, Coi tipi di felice rusconi. (Sin año). Frontis grabado, 40 pp. y 2 grabados plegados. Bella y suntuosa obra de perspectiva, decoración escénica y arquitectura teatral. Imprenta en papel de hilo de gran calidad. Los cuatro frontis de gran belleza son diferentes entre sí. Encuadernación en 2 tomos, holandesa nueva con puntas, nervios tejuelo y dorados en lomera. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Vue Générale de l`Ile d`Elba, de la Ville et du Chateau de Porto Ferrajo à présent la retraite de Buonaparte\". Gesamtansicht vom Hafen aus mit ankernden französischen Schiffen und reizender Personenstaffage.

       Altkol. Aquatinta von Le Coeur bei Bance, Paris, 1815, 22,5 x 35 cm.Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Italien, Napoleon

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        The Works of Laurence Stern

      Strahan, London 1815 - 4 vols. Plates. A complete and handsome set in full contemporary calf binding [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Réponse diligente à propos d'une arrestation dans les Etats pontificaux.

      - Lettre autographe signée H. Card Consalvi, à "Son Altesse" (le Prince souverain), datée " ce 5 janvier 1815". In-folio plié, filigrane au blason décoré de la croix de Saint Michel et de celle de Saint Louis. 4 pages in-8°, 1 page et 3/4 manuscrites. Consalvi n'était pas prêtre. Il fut l'un des promoteurs de l'élection de PIE VII qui le nomma Cardinal et Secrétaire d'Etat. A Paris, il négocia le Concordat sous le Consulat (1801). Il gouverna les Etats de l'Eglise et mérita le titre de " Grand Cardinal ". En 1813, les Etats pontificaux, sont confisqués par NAPOLEON BONAPARTE. Autographes [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        On the Revolutions of the Earth's Surface.

      

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