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        Storia naturale e generale dell'Etna del canonico Giuseppe Recupero ; opera postuma arricchita di moltissime interessanti annotazioni dal suo nipote tesoriere Agatino Recupero

      Stamperia della Regia Università 1815 in 4° - pp.pp XX + 244 + LXIII +1nn +15 + 4cc di tavole; 235 + 1nn + XII + 21 +1nn + 4cc di tav. - Mezza tela - Due Volumi - 8 tavole più volte ripiegate di cui una raffigurante il ritratto dell'autore - Lievi gore d'umido alle prime pag del secondo volume ed in alcune tavole e strappetti alle stesse senza mancanze Mira II, p. 274

      [Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl]
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        An introduction to the study of Conchology: including observations on the Linnaean genera, and on the arrangement of M. Lamarck; a glossary, and a table of English names.

      London, printed for J. & A. Arch, 1815. 4to (267 x 210mm). pp. vii, (1), 164, with 11 (9 handcoloured) engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt spine with red gilt lettered label. An attractive conchological work, with fine handcoloured plates. In 1823 a German translation was published. "Having commented upon the inadequacies of the Linnean system Brookes stated the number of shells already collected from all parts of the world which could not be allocated places in that system highlighted the need to improve it 'by increasing the number of genera and rendering them more definite'" (Dance, p. 85). Nissen ZBI, 599.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk B.V.]
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        La Sicilia liberata

      Lipomi 1815 poeme eroicu sicilianu di lu ciecu ab. D.d. Giuseppi Vitali e Salvu. - in 24° - pp.1cb + 218 + 1cb; 1cb + 251 + 2cb; 1cb + 234 + 2cb; 1cb + 227+ 1cb; 1cb + 239 + 1cb - Mezza pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso - 5 Volumi - Legatura antica ma non coeva. - Manca il frontespizio del 4° volume, timbri di antiche biblioteche ai frontespizi ed al 4° volume al margine basso di pag.3. Ne 1° volume ex libris al frontespizio ed alla prima biancha, mancanza al margine laterale bianco della pag. 131, idem alla pag. 195. Forellini da tarlo al margine basso bianco dalle pag. 209 alla218. Nel 3° volume piccola mancanza al margine laterale bianco della pag 225. Nel 5° volume piccola mancanza al margine bianco in basso della pag.31. Ottimo per il resto. Opera divenuta alquanto rara. Mira II, p. 470

      [Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl]
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        The London Theatre. A Collection of the Most Celebrated Dramatic Pieces . Correctly Given, from Copies used in the Theatres by Thomas Dibdin of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Twenty-six volumes complete.

      London: for Whittingham and Arliss, 1815 onwards.. Published 1815 to 1818. Twenty-six volumes bound as thirteen. With all half-titles and general titles (these with vignette illustration) and individual titles to all 104-plays within, these also with vignette illustrations; other vignette illustrations within the text. Thirteen volumes 12 mo (5 x 3 inches), contemporary grained burgundy calf, double gilt rules to sides with floral corner ornaments, all edges gilt. Spines gilt lettered direct with the title of each play within. Headbands, joints, and corners rubbed but overall a very pleasing set; good, strong and attractive. Rare as a complete set and even more so in an attractive contemporary binding.

      [Bookseller: Bristow & Garland]
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        THE BATTLES OF THE BRITISH ARMY, in Portugal, Spain and France. From the Year 1808 to 1814. Under the Command of England's Great Captain Arthur Duke of Wellington.

      13 circular, hand-coloured aquatint views, each 65mm diameter, with letterpress to the versos, contained within a circular bronze medallion case, with a portrait of, 'Englands Great Captain Arthur Duke of Wellington' to one face, and a depiction of 'Victory' penning the 'record of British Valour,' and the title, 'Picture Medal,' to the other; both with printed paper title labels to the inner faces; the medal contained within the original leather, gilt, felt-lined,circular box. Both brass catches present, but lacking one of the eyes; discs no longer joined as issued; case a little rubbed; else a very good example of this extremely detailed and finely hand-coloured record of Wellington's martial achievements. Abbey, Life, 466.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        The Journal of Llewellin Penrose, a Seaman

      Lon., 1815.. Novel of a seafaring life based on the author’s true experience. But the story is better than that. The author was William Williams, and he was the first teacher of American painter Benjamin West, whose recollections of Williams appear in the introduction to this work. The publisher had befriended Williams, only to discover, on Williams’ death, the manuscript, which he put into print. The book made quite a splash when it first came out, Byron is said to have remarked, “I have never read so much of a book at first sitting in my life. He kept me up half the night, and made me dream of him in the other half.” A scarce and unusual item, of equal interest to art and maritime historians. Four volumes bound in two.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Topographical Description of the Province of Lower Canada, the Relative Connexion of Both Provinces With the United States of America

      London: Printed For The Author, and published By W. Faden, 1815. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. A very good copy, bound in new 3/4 leather, 5 bands and tooling on spine, and new marbled boards. New end papers with previous owners bookplate put back on. Errata on last page. Some foxing on frontis and light staining on first 158 pages on outside border, not effecting text. Page are uncut, deckled and generally very clean. xv, 640, (88)pp. 8vo. engraved frontis. portrait, 8 engraved plans (4 folding), 2 engraved tables (1 folding) & 7 uncoloured aquatints. Sir James Stuart Bart Chief Justice of Lower Canada book plate., Plates include: Fort Chambly, Isle aux Noix, Nicolet, St. Thomas, Harrower's Distillery, Long's Far on Lake Timiscouta, and the Great Falls on River St. John, New Brunswick, and plans of York Harbour, the Townships on the Ottawa River, the battles of La Fourche and Chrysler's Farm. Map of Ottawa River Lande 1591. Sabin 6849 . TPL 1031

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)]
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        BRINDES DE MENEGHIN A L'OSTARIA. Per l?Entrada in Milan de Sova S. C. Majstaa I.R.A. Franzesch Primm In compagnia de Sova Miee l'Imperatriz Maria Luvisa.

      press Antoni Fortunaa Stella, in Santa Margarita 1815 In-8 p. (mm. 200x129), bross. originale blu incorniciata da duplice greca: sul piatto anter. al centro ?Brindes?, su quello poster. ?Prezzo centesimi 50?. Plaquette di pp. 16 (numer. da p. 4 a 14; le ultime 2 bianche; al verso del frontespizio ?Stampaa da Giovann Pirotta, in Santa Redegonda?). "Edizione originale" di questo importante testo. Il componimento era già pronto e stampato perché ?Francesco I giunse in Milano nelle ore pomeridiane del 31 dicembre 1815. Aveva seco la sua terza moglie Maria Luisa Beatrice (sposata il 6 giugno 1808), ammalata di etisia. L?accoglienza ai Sovrani fu freddissima, appunto come era la giornata, ma non mancarono i soliti festeggiamenti ufficiali.. Per quell?occasione fu scritto questo ditirambo, pazzo, scomposto, ubriaco, che mentre caratterizza lo stato degli animi del popolano, spiega abbastanza chiaramente la velata e fina satira del poeta, il quale, per celebrare un nuovo dominatore straniero, trova la finezza di fingersi ebbro, onde sferzare così più liberamente quella casta che aveva brigato tanto indegnamente pel richiamo degli Austriaci, mentre avrebbe dovuto sapere che nessun vantaggio ne sarebbe venuto alla patria comune invasa e messa a ruba da novelli padroni?. Così da ?Poesie di C. Porta? annotate da Policarpo Campagnani, Libr. Robecchi (1887), p. 583. Cfr. Orlando Cecco,88 - Cat. Hoepli,293 - Predari, p. 375. Bello e fresco esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        [Sohm] Musæum typographicum Sohmianum, eller förteckning på de böcker och skrifter om boktryckeri-konsten och dess historia, jemte portraiter af namnkunnige boktryckare och bokhandlare samt medailler i samma ämne, som blifwit samlade och donerade af Peter Sohm.

      Directeur och kongl. fält-boktryckare. Sthlm, Kongl. Fält-tryckeriet, 1815. 8:o. (8),83 s. Samtida ljusblått sidenbd där rygg och yttre pärmkanter förlorat sitt siden och underliggande papp tittar fram. Guldpräglade pärmbordurer och helt guldsnitt. En mindre fläck nedtill på främre pärmen. Ur Gustaf Bernströms bibliotek och med hans "coll. cat." i blyerts.. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 981 & 2706. Hesse Svensk numismatisk litteratur 1594. Med förord av Peter Sohm och intyg av Dan. G. Nescher och Johan A. Carlbohm. En första upplaga utkom 1812. Samlingen, som donerades till Kungliga biblioteket, innehöll även ett stort antal stilprov, varav många hade tillhört Breitkopf

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Commentaries on Some of the Most Important Diseases of Children. Part the First

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815.. First Edition. Brown half-leather cover over marbled boards. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Damage to spine with some loss. Upper board detached. Title penned to front board. Foxing to prelims. Reps missing. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. 198pp + ads :: 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6") :: The second part of this work was never produced due to the death of the author

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        Hebrew Melodies

      G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Much loss to spine. Corners dog-eared. Content clean. Blank final endpapers missing First Edition, First Issue Original plain brown wrappers 53pp, 2pps adverts and 3 half titles of Byron's works :: 225mm x 145mm (9" x 6") :: Has the half titles of Byron's works and the adverts (including Rogers' Jacqueline ). Original cover

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        Circular. Desde que D. Jos Artigas vi recompensados prdigamente sus primeros trabajos y apenas llego al ultimo grado con que podia ser distinguido...

      2 pp. 4to. 1 leaf. First edition. Furlong IV, 3166. Zinny: Bibliografa histrica p.127, No. 12. Signed in ink by the author, with his rubric; dated Marzo 30 de 1815. Furlong provides an image of the second page. Buenos Ayres was worried as respect for Artigas and his ideas grew and desertion and discontent was speading. OCLC shows two copies: JCB and BN Chile. Faint marginal stain in one corner else a very good copy with a horizontal crease, light edgewear.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Wäckaren, eller den wigtiga uppfinning, genom hwilken hwarje fickur kan ställas att wäcka, säkert och på bestämd tid, till och med på minuten; jemte en wink att begagna denna wäckare för att upptäcka tjufwar wid inbrott, samt att jaga dem på flygten, äfwen som att genast kunna märka om skendöda yttra teken till lif eller uppwakna, oaktadt de ligga utan uppsigt.

      Med ett upplysande kopparstick. Öfwersättning. Jönköping, J. P. Lundström, 1815. 8:o. 30,(2 blanka) s. & 1 grav. plansch. Häftad i gult tryckt omslag. Ryggen med några smärre defekter. Genomgående lagerfläckig. Med D. Dahlqvists namnteckning

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        MANIFESTI PIEMONTESI. 1786-1815.

      MANIFESTI Piemontesi. 1) Disposizioni colla tariffa da osservarsi nel cambio delle monete; 4 Gennaio 1786. 2) Nuove provvidenze intorno al cambio delle monete in ragione di pasta; 25 Giugno 1786. 3) Prolunghi da S.M. accordati pel corso e cambio delle doppie vecchie sul piede di L. 24, 16; 15 Febbraio 1786. 4) Permesso del corso della lira di Milano e quotazione; 12 Maggio 1794. 5) Determinazione dei luoghi dove si farà il cambio delle pezze; 27 Maggio 1794. 6) Determinazione del tempo per il cambio di alcune monete; 17 Giugno 1794. 7) Termine per la conversione di alcune monete; 24 Luglio 1794. 8) Proroga del termine di conversione di alcune monete; 25 Ottobre 1794. 9) Quotazione nei Regi Stati della moneta milanese; 25 Ottobre 1794. 10) Ammissione nei Regi Stati delle monete genovesi; 14 Dicembre 1792. 11) Esclusione del corso legale di monete lisce da un lato o dai due lati; 7 Dicembre 1814. 12) Valore di moneta legale del Tallero e della Bavarese; 17 Giugno 1815. 13) Determinazione dell?epoca di cambio per le monete lisce; 26 Giugno 1815. 14) Rettifica del decreto emanato il 26 Giugno 1815; 14 Agosto 1815. Ciascun manifesto in 4to a due o quattro carte con al frontespizio inciso lo stemma sabaudo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Hebrew Melodies

      London: John Murray, 1815.. First Edition, First Issue. Original plain brown wrappers. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Much loss to spine. Corners dog-eared. Content clean. Blank final endpapers missing. 53pp, 2pps adverts and 3 half titles of Byron's works :: 225mm x 145mm (9" x 6") :: Has the half titles of Byron's works and the adverts (including Rogers' Jacqueline ). Original cover

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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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 Monuments of Antiquity and Illustrated with a Map of the County, First Edition, LARGE PAPER, 3 vols, viii, binder's leaf, xxxvii, 526, 106; 554, 736, 19, 52pp large folio, (17.5 x 11 inches), with 46 fine engraved plates and 8 engraved maps and plans (one double page), of which 3 plates exquisitely hand coloured, numerous pedigrees in the text, very attractive contemporary half morocco with elaborately gilt decorated spines, marbled boards (with new matching marbled paper), professionally rehinged - laying back the original spines, recornered to match, an excellent attractive copy, small contemporary circular provenance stamp of Nunstanton Hall on titles, later library bookplates, a very attractive LARGE PAPER copy with very wide margins, London, Nichols, 1815-27. This copy has pp.471-2 in vol. I which according to Upcott (p.623*) were cancelled; page 36 of the appendix to this volume is misprinted 32 as called for. The subscriber's list shows that just 56 large paper copies were published, most of them going to the most distinguished country house libraries in Britain. Photograph available on request.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Stern Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1815.. First Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover over marbled boards. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Boards and spine rubbed darkened. Inner hinge cracking. Sporadic foxing. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, with minimal markings. 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] :: 270mm x 220mm (11" x 9") :: 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.

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        Descrizione dell'eruzione del Vesuvio. Avvenuta ne' giorni 25 e 26 dicembre dell'anno 1813.

      Gr.8°, 47 S., Neue Priv.-Kart., Bibliotheksbd.: Abriss des Überzugspapiers an den Deckeln unten, Stempel a. Vs. u. Titelbl.; 4 horizontale Schnitte von jeweils ca. 5 cm durch den gesamten Buchblock (2 am Kopfsteg, 2 im Satzspiegel - ohne Textverlust), vereinzelte Stockfl., Eckabriss in letzten Bl. restauriert. EA dieses Pionierwerks von Teodoro Monticelli (1759 - 1845), Vulkanologe, Mineraloge und Entomologe, wegen republikanischer Gesinnung für 10 Jahre im Gefängnis, gründete ein Privatmuseum seiner Steinkollektion, und beschäftigte sich intensiv mit dem Vesuv. Vorliegender Schrift folgte eine nächste über den Ausbruch des Vesuvs 1822.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        SAMLING AF EFTERRETNINGER FOR DE SOEFARENDE, HENHORENDE TIL DET VOXENDE KAART OVER NORD-SOEN. Charts are: Helgoland; Ost Schelde (Holland); Islands off Holland and Denmark (Rottum, Brokum, Juist, etc. (silhouettes)); Off Orkney (17 x 10 inches); Edinburgh Fjord (17 x 10 inches); Berwick - Holy Island - Sunderland - South Shields; Humber Estuary; Boston and Kings Lynn Deeps; Lowestoft, Gorleston; Sheppey Whitestable Flats.

      First Edition. Kiobenhavn. 1815.. pp102. 4to. Illustrated. VG in original binding. Very pleasing maps. Scarce. With 12 copper plate engravings some folding out to large 4to and folio depicting islands and river mouths of the North Sea Coast of Great Britain. What is beautiful about this book is not only that the plates are in fine copper plate, but that the volume is in its original attractive boards and making the Atlas 'choice'. ccPS/July 2007 US$0

      [Bookseller: John Shotton]
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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

      Printed for John Murray and Longman and Co. 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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        Tracts On The Origin And Independence Of The Ancient British Church; On The Supremacy Of The Pope, And The Inconsistency Of All Foreign Jurisdiction With The British Constitution; And On The Differences Between The Churches Of England And Rome

      Printed For F C And J Rivington, UK, 1815. Second Edition With Additions To Which Is Prefixed A Map, Shewing The Limits Of The Church Of Rome At The End Of The Fifteenth Century. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. 8 Publisher's advertising insert to front, dated 'April 1840, fold-out, coloured frontispiece map, viii (including Title, Dedication, Advertisement & Contents) followed by Half-Title, Advertisement, & Table of Contents then Contents. Though all accounted for numbering somewhat haphazard: blanks then v-vi, then blanks and then 10-326. CONTENTS : 1. Christ, and not St. Peter, the Rock of the Christian Church. A Letter to the Clergy of the Diocese of St. David's 2. A Second Letter to the Clergy of the Diocese of St. David's, on the Independence of the ancient Church on any Foreign Jurisdiction 3. Postscript on the Testimony of Clemens Romanus 4. A Sermon on the first Seven Epochs of the ancient British Church 5. The Lord Chancellor's Decretal Order for the Regulation of Mr. Bevan's Charity Schools 6. The Protestant Retrospect 7. Apostolical Origin, Independence, and Protestantism of the ancient British Church 8. A Roman Catholic's Reasons, why he cannot conform to the Protestant Religion, Abridged and Answered 9. Differences between the Churches of England and Rome 10. A short and easy Argument against the Roman Catholic Claims 11. Exclusion, the fundamental Principle of the Reformation and Revolution 12. An Address to the Roman Catholics of Great Britain and Ireland on their Subjection to a foreign Jurisdiction 13. A Protestant's and Papist's Manual 14. Appendix on the confined Limits of Popery, compared with the rest of Christendom, at the End of the fifteenth Century. The way some parts of the book have been compiled, with questions on one side and answers on the other, has resulted in somewhat disconcerting blanks areas on some pages but there is no missing text, this is simply to allow for the next question and answer to begin adjacent to each other. Bound in original, paper covered boards, bumped and rubbed to corners and edges and with some loss to foot of spine, paper title label to spine is in character but appears not to be original. Contents. Some offset from fold out, coloured, map frontispiece (SEE SCAN) to title page some light browning to latter part of the book otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. A rare and attractive volume in original condition. Size: 9 inches tall by 5.5 inches. 7, viii, vi, 326 pages. Fold out coloured map, 'Shewing The Limits Of The Church Of Rome At The End Of The Fifteenth Century' to frontispiece. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 5141.

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        The Principles of Practical Perspective, or Scenographic Projection: Containing Universal Rules for Delineating Designs on Various Surfaces, and Taking Views from Nature.... Rules for Shadowing .... Elements of Painting

      Printed for Samuel Leigh, R. Ackermann, J. Harding, J. Taylor 1815. Colour aquatint frontis, title, xviii, 96 pp + 50 plain aquatint plates. Not in Abbey. Brown called himself "architect and professor of perspective" dedicated his book to Soane, and seems to have been a friend of Soane's draughtsman Gandy. He exhibited at the Royal Academy 1804-1828, showing a design for Regent's park in 1812 and military buildings for the Gold Coast in 1818. Re-spined in brown calf with decorative panels with red morrocco title panel. Slight transference to the verso of some of the plates, but the pages are generally clean. edges a little wavy, and boards very rubbed. 103a

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        The Cambrian Popular Antiquities; or, an account of some traditions, customs, and superstitions of Wales with observations as to their origins &c &c.

      E. Williams,London, 1815. Iviii), 353 pp.Illustrated with 9 coloured copper-plates and a plan of a labyrinth (the City of Troy). The plate at p164 has been bound as frontispiece. Some offsetting from the plates, although the plates themselves are in an excellent condition. Modern green half leather with marbled boards and end papers. teg. Spine has title in gilt and gilt tooling on 5 raised bands. Internally clean and bright, overall condition very good. Bookplate of Robert William Llewellyn of Court Colman and Baglan Hall. Roberts (1760-1819) was the Vicar of Halkyn (Flints.). Apart from the splendid colour plates the book has articles on inter alia druidism, stone circles, King Arthur, Merlin, seasonal festivals, corpse candles, holy wells, etc. A fine example of a fascinating book.

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        Winter river Scene

      Canada: Cornelius David Krieghoff AN IDYLLIC WINTER SCENE BY CANADA'S MOST FAMOUS NINETEETH-CENTURY ARTIST-CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF Cornelius David Krieghoff (Canadian, 1815-1872) Oil on canvas Canvas size: 16" x 20" Frame size: 25" x 29" . Book.

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        A Spelling Book, formed upon an easy, systematical plan, and designed for small children and beginners

      Windsor Vermont: Printed by Oliver Farnsworth 1815 Windsor[, Vermont]: Printed by Oliver Farnsworth, 1815. First Edition. Small Square 8vo. . Wonderful original printed steel blue paper over wooden boards. Spine nearly gone, wear to boards, but internally good with some darkening and mostly marginal dampstaining. In pale blue-green cloth case with black spine label, gilt. McCorison, Vermont Imprints, #1717; American Imprints 34198; Not in Welch; Nietz, Old Textbooks, p. 20 . In referring to Bradley's "An Improved Spelling Book," similar in format to this one and published the same year, Nietz informs us that "this book was different from many others in several respects. First, Bradley frankly acknowledged that 'the extracts have been taken from Webster, Wood, Picket, Alden, Bingham, Flint, Murray, Hubbard, Fordyce, Walker, the American Gentleman's Pronouncing Dictionary, Dr. Johnson, Dr. Morse, and Dr. Blair [all authors of spellers].' A second different feature was that all of the content, other than the spelling words, was presented in catechetical form" (Nietz)

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        Svenskt waru-lexicon uti sammandrag ur de mest bekanta författares arbeten, rörande handeln.

      I-II. Göteborg, S. Norberg, 1815. 4:o. (2),235 + (2),195 s. Samtida ngt nött hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg och tegelröd titeletikett. Rödstänkta snitt. Med lite nagg på etiketten och skada i skinnet överst på ryggen. Genomgående lätt lagerfläckig med spridda småfläckar. Fuktfläckar på s. 226-30 i första delen. Med samtida namnteckning på titelbladet och A. Kumlins stpl på främre pärmens insida.. Fantastisk uppslagsbok med uppgifter från aba till österrikiska viner

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        Napoli antica e moderna

      Angelo Trani Napoli, Angelo Trani, 1815. Tre volumi in 16mo; pp.8n.nn.,182; 189; 218. Due tavole spieghevoli incise in rame: Parthenopes et Neapolis ed un frammento d?iscrizione nell?angolo della Nunziata. Lievi bruniture. Mezza pelle coeva, titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        A Manual of Mineralogy.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815.. Second edition. 8vo. viii, 263, (1) pp. Later 19th century red morocco over marbled boards, spine with gilt tooled raised bands, gilt lettered to one compartment, endpapers and all edges marbled, discreet old auctioneer's label to the leather on the lower board. Small nick to foot of lower board, a very good copy. Arthur Aikin (1773-1854), was one of the founding members of the Geological Society of London, being their secretary between 1812-17, and was a consistent contributor to their published transactions. The lectures on mineralogy he gave to the society between 1813 and 1814 formed the basis of this uncommon work. The first edition appeared in 1814, this, the only other English edition, appeared the following year. An American edition also appeared in 1815, published by Conrad in Philadelphia.

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        "Byen Moss"+ "Höyved br B Anker Huus paa Moss" + "Van Sóe nær ved Moss" + "Moss ovenfor Bryggen"+ "Prospect nær ved Dillengen"

      5 stk. samtidig håndkolorerte akvatinter, 20x30cm London 1815-20 Komplett sett av alle de vakre bildene fra Moss og omegn, alle fra samme sett og "First issue". De originale tekstbladene medfølger

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        The Cambrian Popular Antiquities

      London: E Williams, 1815 The Cambrian Popular Antiquities or an account of some traditions, customs, and superstitions, of Wales with observations as to their origin... Illustrated with copper-plates coloured from Nature. In green half leather with marbled boards, lots of gilt lines and tooling to front & rear covers, a little worn and bumped, but minimal. Spine has title in gilt on red leather label and there is lots of gilt decoration to the spine. Internally, some light foxing to eps, half title present, (viii), 360 pp, 10 pl, of which are 9 are in colour depicting various interesting scenes including the ancient method of reaping, singing to the harp and dancing, and more, the 10th plates is a plan of the City of Troy, some offsetting from the plates, although the plates themselves are in an excellent state, edges of several pages and the margin of one plate discoloured. But an excellent copy of a scarce work. Has articles on Druidism, Merlin, King Arthur, Lent, Wakes, Christmas, Welsh Music, Corpse-candle, Burials, Faries, Sacrilege punished, Eagle of Snowdon, Maen Morddwyd in Anglesea, Cock-fighting to mention but a few! (Tooley 403. Allibone 1819) Roberts, Church of England clergyman and antiquary, son of John Roberts, the famous clock-maker, in addition to this title he published two volumes on early Welsh history, A sketch of the early history of the Cymry (700 BC – AD 500) (1803), and The Chronicles of the Kings of Britain (1811), a translation of the work of Geoffrey of Monmouth. See ODNB for a full bio.

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        På isländska och swenska, redigerad och öfwersatt af Magnus Adlerstam, commerce-råd, och utgifwen af L.

      Hammarsköld. Stockholm, Elméns och Granbergs tryckeri, 1815. 4:o. (8),+ 204,+ (2) s. Sid. 161-164 felinbundna. Fint samtida hfrbd med guldornerad rygg och röd ryggtiteletikett. Rääfs exlibris. Fiske s. 287. Första tryckta utgåvan av Jómsvíkinga saga. Adlerstams manuskript som delvis byggde på och jämfördes med Johan Fredrik Peringskölds försök till översättning från 1713, låg färdigt 1786 och hittades efter hans död, tillsammans med en mängd andra översättningar. De skänktes av Adlerstams änka till Kungliga biblioteket. Utgiven med ett företal av Lorenzo Hammarsköld med nekrolog över Adlerstam. Lorenzo Hammarsköld och Rääf var ungdomsvänner

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        [Hand coloured images]

      About 1815-1825. Plate marks 22 x 27 cm. The whole sheets 22,5 x 27,5 cm. Hand coloured etchings. Printed om whatman paper. A short tear to one of the margins. Some minor creases. Near fine condition... Two leaves with uncut images depicting the twelve signs of the zodiac. The images shows people and animals in humorous situations illustrating each sign. Very charming. The swedish names of the signs can be found below each image. The sheets are supposed to be cut and the images bound into a book or calender. Unclear for what swedish work they were published. I have not been able to find any trace of other copies. Maybe they were never published or no copies of the work to which they were intended are in exsistence any more. Both leaves have a manuscript signature in the lower right margin, which I can not decipher with certainty. Extremely rare ofcourse

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        Costumes et vues de la chine... paris, nepveu, 1815.

      Due volumi di cm. 13,5, pp. 77 (1); (4) 62. Con 54 tavole fuori testo incise in rame e finemente colorate, di cui 32 a doppia pagina o più volte ripiegate. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa, dorsi lisci con filetti, fregi e titoli in oro, piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto dorato. Qualche fioritura limitata alle carte di testo, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Rara suite dedicata alla Cina il cui secondo volume varia il titolo in: Vues de la Chine et de la Tartarie. Cfr. Lipperhide 1528.

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        Serie analitica delle successioni degli imperi, dal principio del Mondo fino all'età presente, Verona, n.m., 1815

      Grande carta telata con juta ( base cm. 100 altezza cm. 160) conservata ripiegata ma in buone condizioni. Straordinaria opera inventata da Federico Strass Prussiano, professore di storia a Berlino e qui per la prima volta tradotta in italiano, illustrata ed accresciuta dal cav. Francesco Crivelli veronese. Si tratta di una "panoramica riassuntiva illustrata in tanti sentieri con nomi e fatti" da Adamo ed Eva fino al 1815, suddivisa per Uomini illustri Italiani, Greci, Asia Minore, Assiri, Fenici, E B R E I, Egizi, Cinesi, Massime invenzioni, uomini illiustri nelle scienze, ed ancora nazioni come Danimarca, Svezia, Russia, Prussia, Sassonia, Baviera, Austria, Svizzera, Paesi Bassi, Francia, Sardegna, Toscana, Parma, Modena, Lombardo-Veneto, Stati ecclesiastici, Napoli, Spagna, Portogallo, Stati Uniti, Inghilterra, Turchia, Persia, Cina, ecc. ) In pratica c'è la sintesi storica delle varie epoche e fatti. Interessante grande carta sia per studi storici che come arazzo decorativo.

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        Recherches Sur l'acide prussique; Presentées à l'Institut, le 18 septembre 1815.

      Paris, Chez Crochard, 1815 Contemp. hcalf. Spine gilt. Top of spine with wear. A few scratches to binding. In: "Annales de Chimie, ou Recueil de Mémoires concernant la Chemie" Tome 95. - 336 pp. (the entire volume offered). Gay-Lussac's paper: pp. 136-231. Some scattered brownspots throughout.. First appearance of this milestone paper in organic chemistry, in which Gay-Lussac describes the preparation, the chemical reactions, and the determination of the physical properties of prussic acid."One of the most importent contributions of Gay-Lussac was his work on hydro-cyanid acid and its compounds. In the course of his investigations on the combining volumes of gases he had prepared gaseous hydrogen cyanide. This led him to the study of related compounds, and in 1815 he published a paper, "Recherches sur l'acide prussique" (the paper offered), wherein he announced the discovery of cyanogen and chlor-cyanogen and the composition of hydrocyanic acid. His demonstartion that hydrogen cyanide contains no oxygen added another oxygen-free acid to those already known (hydrogen halides and sulfide) and contributed to the overthrow of Lavoisier's oxygen theory of acids. Gay-Lussac found that the cyano radical,the first orgianic radical clearly recognized, could act as an element analogous to chlorine, passing unchanged through various reactions. This concept of an organic radical was importent to organic chemistry."(Leicester & Klickstein "A Source Book of Chemistry", p. 293). - Partington IV, p.85 a. p. 253. - Roy G. Neville, p. 505. - Parkinson "Breakthroughs", 1815 C

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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

      JanetParis:: Janet,. 1815.. Hardcover. 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.

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        Svenskt waru-lexicon uti sammandrag ur de mest bekanta författares arbeten, rörande handeln.

      I-II. Göteborg, S. Norberg, 1815. 4:o. (2),235 + (2),195 s. Grått klbd med röd titeletikett i skinn (Hässlers bokbinderi). Bitvis svagt lagerfläckig och titelbladet med fuktrand. Stort ex. ur Gunnar Brusewitz bibliotek.. Fantastiskt innehållsrik uppslagsbok med uppgifter från "aba" till "österrikiska viner". Arbetet är tänkt att användas som en vägledning till utrikes varor som olika sorters viner, ostar, tyger m.m., men här återfinns även en hel del zoologiska uppgifter. Som exempel på uppslagsord kan anföras "Soya, kallas en brun saltaktig saft från Ostindien och Japan; brukas vid stek, i synnerhet i soppor; den från Japan är bäst; säges tillverkas af en sorts bönor, Dolichos soya kallade, som mycket planteras på Japan" och "Marsvin [vanlig tumlare], ett amfibium af diande slägtet, hvars kött der och hvar ätes; uppehåller sig i ocean, hvarest det följer skeppen, om i myckenhet, betyder det storm; en annan sort kallas tumlare, äfven sverdfisk, som är en farlig fiende för hvalfisken." Lars Nilsson Synnerberg (född 1738) gav även ut "Svensk contorist eller beräkning af utrikes orters mynt, mått och vigt" (1813)

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        ELEMENTI DI CHIMICA AGRARIA. In un corso di lezioni per il Pensionato di Agricoltura.

      In-8 p. (mm. 215x142), 2 voll., bross. muta orig. (restaur.), pp. XII,253,(3); (4),302; illustr. da 10 tavv. f. t. inc. in rame con 17 figg., e con 1 tabella piu' volte ripieg. ?Traduzione di Antonio Targioni Tozzetti, con correzioni fatte dall?A. stesso posteriormente all?ediz. di Londra del 1813?. "Prima edizione italiana". Importante opera dell?inglese Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829), considerato uno dei padri della chimica moderna. Cfr. CLIO,II, p. 1432. Con lievi fiorit. o aloni margin. ma certamente un buon esempl. con barbe.

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        SMITH'S NEW PLAN Of LONDON, WESTMINISTER, And SOUTHWARK, Comprising All the New Buildings and 350 References to the Principal Streets. 1815

      London:: Printed for C. Smith, Mapseller.. 1815.. Unfolded: 22 cm x 62.5 cm; Folded in Slipcase: 14.5 cm x 11 cm. 10th edition (Darlington & Howgego 225). Not in Boyle. An 18 panel, hand-colored linen-backed map. Title set in top margin. Imprint along bottom edge.. Housed in the publisher's original drab paper slipcase with a printed title label to one edge.. A VG map & slipcase.. Extent: The Breach (E) - Lock Fields (S) - Hyde Park (W) - Pentonville (N). Alphabetical Street Index at bottom. Scale: 5 cm : 1/2 mile. First published in 1801, and issued by Smith in divers updated editions through 1841. Scarce: OCLC only shows holdings for just 2 editions (1816 & 1830), in but one listing each. Not in the BL on-line catalogue.

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        The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics. By R. Ackermann. Vol. XIII & XIV 1815. Not complete. Vol. II ; Engraved title-page. 21 hand-coloured plates (1 folding). (pp. 7-18, 33-44, 69-74, 93-98, 105, 129-134, 137-144, 147-153, 157, 197-200, 215-222, 239-242, 255-260, 265-276, 295, 301-302, 319-332, 339-3340, 343-344, 367-368). Vol. XII. Engraved title-page.24 hand-coloured plates (1 folding). (pp. 5-8, 13-38, 69-90, 95-100, 135-160, 173-180, 191-234, 241-244, 257-264, 267-270, 277-284, 299-342, 357-362).

      London 1815. Bound in cont. boards.. *Together 45 hand-coloured plates, mostly hand-coloured aquatint views and fashion plates

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        Abbildung der deutschen holzarten fuer forstmaenner und liebhaber der botanik.

      Berlin, in der Schüppelschen Buchhandlung, 1815-1820. 2 volumes. 4to (242 x 202mm). pp. (4), 302, with 216 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary green half calf, spines with gilt lines and lettering. Willdenow, Curator of the Berlin Botanical Garden, developed the garden from modest proportions into one of the most comprehensive in Europe. He was the founder of the 19th century Berlin school of botany and Humboldt was his lifelong friend and scientific collaborator. The present work is most probably his rarest work; neither a copy in the Plesch- nor in the De Belder-collection. The beautiful engraved and handcoloured plates are after drawings by Friederich Guimpel, a famous botanical artist illustrating among others Hayne's extensive work on medical plants. The present work, which was published after Willdenow's death, and his 'Hortus Berolinensis' are his most splendid publications. A few plates trimmed with some loss of plate number. Title of text volume 2 has not been bound in and the text for the two volumes runs from page 1 to 302 as is correct. Nissen BBI, 2154. Stafleu and Cowan 2214 (listed under Guimpel).

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        Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica; or, A Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare and Rich Collection of Early English Poetry: In the possession of Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Ilustrated by Occasional Extracts and Remarks, Critical and Biographical

      London: Printed by Thomas Davison, for the Proprietors of the Collection, 1815 First edition. One of 50 large paper copies. Full calf, professionally rebacked with old spine laid down. Red morocco spine label, all edges gilt. . Large octavo (264 x 169 mm.). . Woodcut frontispiece in three states, hand-colored, black and white on regular paper, and on finer paper, mounted. Title-page in black and red with mounted vignette. Numerous engraved portraits, mostly mounted. Woodcut decorative initial letters, head-bands and tail-pieces. Front hinge cracking, but holding. A very good, attractive copy. With the armorial bookplate of historian Henry Thomas Buckle (1821-1862). A collection of 956 books, priced, as catalogued by Acton Frederick Griffith for Thomas Park (1759- 1834) the English antiquary and bibliographer, who, short of cash, had to sell the collection. The books found their way into the hands of Longman (et al.) who subsequently turned many of them over to auction. De Ricci (pp. 90-92) states that "the larger portion of the book described were subsequently brought together again in the Britwell Library."

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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

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Boards and spine rubbed darkened. Inner hinge cracking. Sporadic foxing. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, with minimal markings. 1815. First Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover over marbled boards. 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] :: 270mm x 220mm (11" x 9") :: 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. .

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        Anteckningar under svenska arméens fälttåg 1813 och 1814, af L.

      E. Götlin, pastor vid Kongl. Lif-Reg. Brigadens Grenadier-Corps. 1-3. Örebro, N. M. Lindh, 1815-16/ Uppsala, Palmblad & C., 1820. 8:o. (6),+ 298,+ 55,+ (1) s.+ 3 utvikbara kol. grav. kartor; (2),+ 294,+ 62 s.+ grav plansch,+ 2 utvikbara grav kartor, varav en kolorerad; (2),+ 166,+ 60 s.+ 2 utvikbara grav. kartor. Andra delen med några blyertsförstrykningar och dito rättelser, ett par rättelser i bläck samt mindre reva i marginalen s. 133, i övrigt ren inlaga. Samtida hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar, marmorerade pärmpapper och gula snitt. Andra volymens övre kapitäl med litet hål. Tre volymer. Ludwig W:son Munthes exlibris i alla tre delarna samt Erik och Marianne Braunerhielms i den första. Setterwall 3985. Regementspastorn Lars Eric Götlin (1783-1822) var även verksam som etsare och porträttecknare. Han blev utnämnd till kyrkoherde i Ryttern i Värmland 1822, men hann aldrig tillträda tjänsten. Götlin deltog personligen i fälttåget, som pastor vid Livregementesbrigadens grenadiär-corps, och hemförlovades den 5 december 1814. Kartorna och planscherna graverade av Götlin själv

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        A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management, of Bees; In which the various systems of the British and Foreign Apiarans are examined, and the most improved methods laid down for effectually preserving the lives of the bees...

      London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy 1815.. First edition, 8vo, xxiii, (i), 414, (2 advertisement) pp. 6 plates, one extending, with heavy foxing to 10 text leaves near the end plus some occasional lighter spotting, small ink stamp of Sion College Library to title verso, cancelled, title with a little edge wear. Uncut in modern half calf, marbled sides. British Bee Books, 176.

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        The Complete [Compleat] Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation: being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing. In Two Parts. [Bagster's Second Edition]. LARGE PAPER IN THEMED BINDING

      Printed by R. Watts for Samuel Bagster in the Strand, 1815. Roy. 8vo., Second Edition thus, Large Paper, with engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved and printed titles (the former a facsimile of the first edition title), 12 engraved plates (including one of tackle and 2 musical scores) and 35 woodcut illustrations, facsimiles and maps in the text, some light and generally inoffensive age-staining; handsomely bound in later nineteenth-century dark green full calf, sides with double frame border enclosing lozenges tooled with fish, crewels and angling scenes all in gilt, back with four flat bands framed in gilt, second compartment with red leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, other four compartments tooled in gilt with fish, crewel, angling scene, fish in descending order, all edges gilt, marbled edges, gilt doublures, very neatly rebacked to style, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. A short tear in K2 professionally repaired.The 'present editor' is Henry Ellis of the British Museum. The text is collated with that of 1676 (the last published during Walton's life) together with several corrections and the most complete Index to date. The engravings of fish are a new series; the facsimile signatures appear here for the first time, the plates are mostly by Audinet after Wale.A lovely, albeit slightly aged, copy in unusual themed binding.LARGE PAPER COPIES ARE SCARCE.Coigney 21; Oliver 19; Slater p. 28; Westwood & Satchell pp.224-25

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha... (3 Vols complete)

      Clarendon Press Oxford & London: White, Cochrane and Co, 1815 Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations diligently compared and revised.. 3 Volumes complete. Plates dated 1821?. Uniformly bound in rich red full leather with lots of gilt & blind tooling to edges, gilt image to front center covers, all edges and corners worn and bumped slightly. Spines have faded a little, raised spines, lots of glit tooling, gilt titles, edges worn and bumped a little. Internally all have pale blue andpapers with a bookplate of John Jones (Bala), all text block edges are in gilt, some foxing around most plates. Vol 1 has half title, additional ornate title page with woodcut which is foxed, title page and then another titlepage!, not paginated, double columns, spine title reads Genesis - Chronicles. Volume 2, half title, title page, spine title states Ezra - Malachi. Volume 3, half title, title page, plus there is an additional title page for the New Testament, printed at the Clarendon Press in 1814, spine title states Esdras - Revelation. A lovely set (COPAC + OCLC 171171692)

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        KLINT, GUSTAF af.

      Beskrivelse over Østersøen og den Finske bugt, hørande til det svenske søe-atlas, forfattet af contre-admiral Gustaf af Klint. Stockholm 1815. Besørget oversat af Blankensteiner og udgivet paa hans forlag. Köpenhamn, J. F. Schultz, 1817. 4:o. XVI,100,100a-b,101-111, & 14 grav. plr. Med ett tryckt rättelseblad insatt vid s. 88 och 97 och en grav. illustration på s. 100. Enkelt samtida hfrbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg. Pärmsidorna nötta och med bortrivet pärmpapper i ett hörn samt ngt bågnade. Inlagan med praktiskt taget genomgående fuktfläckar i marginalerna, liksom en del solkfläckar. Ett tumavtryck nederst i inre marginalen på s. 40 och en smärre solkfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 41. Plansch I har fuktränder nedtill och även en smärre skada, dock utanför plåtkanten. Även plansch II med smala fuktfläckar nedtill. Med Jacob Ambjörnsens namnteckning daterad 1829.. Bibliotheca danica II:361. De första 13 planscherna avbildar kuststräckor längs Östersjön och den sista är en karta över inloppet till Memel (nuvarande Klaipedia i Litauen). Även illustrationen på sidan 100 avbildar denna stad. Ovanlig översättning av Stockholmsupplagan från 1815. Översattes även till tyska. Framställningen av svenska sjökort var sedan 1798 anförtrodd åt viceamiralen Gustaf af Klint, vars far, Erik af Klint, även han sjöofficer, under åren 1782-88 utarbetade sjökort över Östersjön, Kattegatt, Finska och Bottniska viken. Under hela sitt liv sysselsatte sig sonen Gustaf med utarbetandet av "Svensk sjö-atlas". Detta arbete består av ett 50-tal av af Klint själv upprättade och delvis graverade "allmänna kartor" i skalan 1:300000 och s.k. passkartor i skalan 1:1000000 samt s.k. kustkartor i skalan 1:200000. Förutom kartor över rikets egna farvatten omfattade det även sådana från Kattegatt till norra delen av Svarta havet. Dessutom ingår det här föreliggande arbetet med beskrivningar över Östersjön och dess vikar, liksom flera andra specialbeskrivningar

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        Ueber die Gottheiten von Samothrace, vorgelesen in der offentlichen Sitzung der Baier'schen Akademie der Wissenschaften am Namenstage des Königes den 12. Oct. 1815. Beylage zu den Weltaltern.

      Stuttgart und Tübingen, 1815. 8vo. Cont. marbled cardboardbinding w. handwritten paper title to spine. A bit of wear to extremities. Internally some brownspotting. 117, (1, -Nachschrift), (6, Druckfehler) pp.. First edition of Schelling's "The Deities of Samothrace", which constitutes his earliest printed contribution to the mythic tradition. Schelling accepts Hegel's conception of the absolute as that which is finite to the extent that it becomes nothing but negative relation to itself, and as such, for Schelling, this becomes a way of constructing a negative system of philosophy. This system explains the logic of change within a world that is subject to explanation, but it cannot explain why there is a world that is changing in the first place. Thus, Schelling sets out to explain the historical and ontological actuality of the world, and it is this attempt that leads him to his philosophical mythology and theology. For Schelling, the treatment of mythology and religion becomes the positive complement to the negative speculative philosophy. The work was supposed to be a part of the great work that Schelling planned for years "Die Weltalter" ("The Ages of the World"); of this, however, he only ever wrote a small portion and published even less. According to Schelling, this work is meant as both an introduction and an transition to the rest of this planned cyclus of works. "Nicht an sich, nur der Intention des Verfassers nach Baylage eines andern Werks, ist sie zuglaich Anfang und Uebergang zu mehreren andern, deren Absicht ist, das eigentliche Ursystem der Menschheit, nach wissenschaftlicher Entwickelung, wo möglich auf geschichtlichem Weg, aus langer Verdunkelung an's Licht zu bringen." (Nachschrift). Along with J.G. Fichte and Hegel, Schelling ranks as the most influential thinker of German Idealism. He stands in the centre of this most important and influential of philosophical traditions, and he continues to be of the utmost importance to the development of continental philosophy to this day

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