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        Die eiserne Hand des tapfern deutschen Ritters Götz von Berlichingen wie selbige noch bei seiner Familie in Franken aufbewahrt wird, sowohl von Außen 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.

      Berlin Decker 1815 - (45,5 x 30,5 cm). (2) 10 S. Mit 2 Kupfertafeln und 2 doppelblattgroßen Tafeln in Aquatinta. Bedruckte Original-Broschur in bedruckter Original-Halbleinwand-Mappe. Einzige Ausgabe dieses seltenen und interessanten mechanisch-orthopädischen Werkes mit dem meist fehlenden Widmungsblatt. - 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 und eine Ansicht der Burg von Jagsthausen, die beiden Aquatinten 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. - Kleiner Namensstempel auf Umschlag. Rücken mit Leinenstreifen verstärkt. Leicht bestoßen. Mappe stärker berieben und ohne Bindebänder. Insgesamt gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA. Corretta spiegata e difesa dal P. Baldassarre Lombardi M. C. nel 1791.

      De Romanis 1815 - 1817 In - 4 p. (mm. 285 x 200), 4 voll., p. pergam. coeva, ricca decoraz. e tit. oro su due tasselli al dorso, pp. LI,486; VII,520; VIII,522; VIII,164; con complessive 115 tavole f.t., inc. in rame, così composte: antiporta con piccolo ritratto di Dante (al I vol.), 1 tav. che raffigura Beatrice fra due donne e gli angeli (al III vol.), 1 ritratto di Dante da un disegno di Raffaello (al IV vol.), 3 tavv. dedicate all'Inferno, al Purgatorio e al Paradiso (all'inizio di ogni cantica) e 109 belle tavv. numerate che illustrano la Commedia. Edizione ?riscontrata ora sopra preziosi codici, nuovamente emendata di molte altre vaghe annotazioni e di un volume arricchita, in cui tra le altre cose si tratta della visione di Frate Alberico?. Il IV volume porta il titolo ?Le principali cose appartenenti alla Divina Commedia? cioè ?il Rimario ne suoi versi intieri, la visione di Alberico, ed altro che la concerne, parecchie note ed osservazioni aggiunte, la vita del poeta, l'esame della sua opera, la bibliografia, l'Indice, ecc.?. Cfr. Mambelli,109: "Pregevole edizione eseguita secondo il testo e i commenti della romana edizione del 1791 alla quale l'editore apportò, in ogni cantica, correzioni ed aggiunte, secondo i codici Cassinese e Caetani e i più dotti commentatori dopo il Lombardi? - Gamba,397 (in Nota) - De Batines,I, p. 137/140. Solo in un vol. le ultime 60 cc. con alone al marg. bianco esterno, altrimenti esempl. con barbe, ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Evacüation des Puissances coalisées du Port de Toulon le 18. Decembre 1793" originale Kupfer-Radierung/etching ca.48,5x72cm (Darstellung/image size von Guiseppe Calendi (1761 - 1831) und Angelo Emilio Lapi (1769 - 1852) nach einem Gemälde von A. Feraud

      - auf Bütten (59x80cm) auf festem Papier aufgezogen; unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; Raffaelo C. Morghen 1815 [Das dekorative wie seltene Blatt an den Rändern finger- und braunfleckig, sowie größenbedingt mit Randläsuren. Im unteren rechten Eck der Darstellung mit einer kleinen (1cm) Einrissstelle.] Die Darstellung zeigt das Hafenbecken und Marinearsenal von Toulon am Mittelmeer. Im Vordergrund das Hafenbecken mit den nicht fahrbereiten Schiffen der französischen Flotte. Aus dem Hafen fahren zahlreiche, teils überladene, Ruderboote, mit englischen Marineinfanteristen, Soldaten der royalistischen Armee und den anderen beteiligten Nationen besetzt, zu der in der Bucht ankernden Expeditionsflotte. Am Ufer spielen sich bereits dramatische Szenen ab, da nur wenige der Zivilisten fliehen können. Im Hafenbecken brennen bereits einige Schiffe und Teile des Arsenals, welche von den fliehenden Truppen in Brand gesetzt wurden. Das Blatt ist Teil einer mehrere Tafeln umfassenden Folge mit den Ereignissen in Toulon im Jahre 1793. Die örtliche Garnison hatte sich gegen die Revolution erhoben und war durch englische, spanische und neapolitanische Truppen verstärkt worden. Die Rückeroberung durch die französische Revolutionsarmee bildete eine der ersten großen Taten des damals noch unbekannten Napoleon.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Select Views of London; with Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of Its Public Buildings

      First Edition, first issue (without the author's name) Royal 8vo, [viii], 154 pp, 76 plates, mostly aquatint but a few line engravings, all in fine original hand-colouring, watermarks are "J.Whatman 1815, (i.e. pre-publication), the plates are all in fine and bright impressions and very clean,contemporary tree calf, narrow floral roll-tool borders, fully gilt spine, red morocco title label on spine, (possibly not an English binding), a little damage at one corner otherwise in fine condition.Abbey notices two issues, one with Papworth's name on the title the other without but claims that no precedence has been established. His copy has the author's name but some of his plates are watermarked as late as 1818, whereas our copy, without the name, has only "1815" watermarks, indicating that it must be the earlier issue.

      [Bookseller: H. M. Fletcher]
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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA. Corretta spiegata e difesa dal P. Baldassarre Lombardi M. C. nel 1791.

      

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES. In a collection of views, engraved by W. Angus. From pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists. With descriptions of each view

      Published by W. Angus. Gwynne's Buildings, Islington. Dated 1787, but actually 1815. . Oblong 4to. (12 x 9.4 inches). A nice wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed. Illustrated with engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress opposite. Originally issued in 1787 with just 48 views, this re-issued enlarged edition is complete with 63 plates. Good strong impressions of the engravings. In early marbled paper covered boards and with a new spine of burgundy Morocco leather with raised bands. The compartments are ruled and lettered in gilt. With the ex libris bookplate of Winston Churchill's daughter, Mary Spencer - Churchill, mounted onto the inner front board. An attractive series of views of Britain and Wales from the late 18th and early 19th centuries including the Churchill's ancestral home, Blenheim House in Oxfordshire.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in Great Britain and Wales in a Collection of Select Views

      London: W. Angus, 1815. Sixty-three engraved plates with sixty-four leaves of text (complete). Half calf, smooth spine divided into six panels by gilt triple rules, gilt title to second panel, remaining panels with central gilt device. Front hinge strip-repaired, chipped to spine ends, especially head, gilt rubbed and largely indistinct, corners bumped and worn. Internally some very light browning and off-setting, occasional very light foxing, but generally both plates and text are fairly bright and clean. Two plates bound out of order, but complete. Engraved title (dated 1787), previous owners armorial bookplate (Radstock) to front pastedown. First issued in 1787 in parts, this is the 1815 reissue with the fifteen extra engravings. Cox III:178, Brunet I:296. Reprint. Half Calf and Boards. Good. Illus. by Angus, W.. 4to (Oblong).

      [Bookseller: Zetetic Books]
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        Report of the Trial of Michael Stocks, Esq. for Wilful and Corrupt.

      1815 - A Hand in the Scuttle? [Trial]. Stocks, Michael [d. 1836], Defendant. Report of the Trial of Michael Stocks, Esq. For Wilful and Corrupt Perjury, At the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, 1815, Before the Honourable Sir Alexander Thompson, Knight, Chief Baron of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, And a special jury. Huddersfield [England]: Printed for the Editor, By J. Lancashire, 1815. [iv], 109, [1] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Moderate toning to text, newspaper article, "Last Moments of Jonathan Martin," pasted over errata list, the verso of p. 109, small newspaper clipping pasted to foot of title page. Early owner annotations to title page and following leaf, light soiling and minor edgewear to final two leaves, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition, one of two issues, both from 1815. Stocks was accused of stealing and selling 10,000 tons of coal from mines in Northowram, in the West-Riding of Yorkshire, he owned in partnership with two other men. Stocks was not convicted. The trial details the contractual history of the partnership, such contentious matters as the exact legal boundaries of neighboring mines and coal-pits and the nature of written and verbal agreements. Including both edition, OCLC locates 9 copies in North America, 5 in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, Ohio State, University of Georgia, Yale). Not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Fabliaux or Tales.

      London, J. Rodwell 1815. Abridged from French Manuscripts of the XIIth and XIIIth centuries, Selected and Translated into English Verse by G. L. Way. With a Preface, Notes, and Appendix by the late G. Ellis. A new edition corrected. 3 vols. XLI, (3), 223 pp.; 272 pp.; 304 pp. With 52 woodcut vignettes in the text by John and Thomas Bewick, Charlton Nesbit, and Luke Clennell. 8 °. Neugebundene Halbgewebebde mit marmoriertem Bezugspapier. Newly bound in halfcloth. First illustrated and annotated edition of this collection of French fabliaux, translated and versificated ty G. L. Way. Way\'s version has first been published between 1796 and 1800 in 2 vols. without notes and preface, while the French original version was first published in 1779. The fine woodcuts accompanying the tales are of the best done by the famous Bewick brothers. Fine copy in master binding. Pages clean and brisk. Title pages with perforated stamp of former library owner. Third vol. somewhat smaller than the other two. Versand D: 8,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Plesse Antiquariat Minzloff]
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        Grote Markt Antwerpen - J.L. van Bever, ca. 1815-1825.

      GROTE MARKT ANTWERPEN"Vue de la Grande Place a Anvers', ets met aquatint uitgegeven door J.L. van Bever tussen 1815-1825. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: 57,5 x 77 cm.De Grote Markt te Antwerpen met bedrijvigheid van alledag met militairen, straatverkopers, gegoede burgers en andere passanten. Links langs het huizenblok de Maalderijstraat naar de Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, rechts het Stadhuis, met daarlangs een doorkijk naar de Hoogstraat. Voor het stadhuis staat een menigte te kijken naar een aapje in uniform op de rug van een hond. (Op deze plek staat sinds 1887 de fontein met de handwerpende Brabo.) Verderop rijdt een vierspan met lijkwagen voorbij.In de huizenrij op de achtergrond zien we de winkel van een horlogemaker, een goud en zilversmidswinkel, een ijzerhandel, een stoffenwinkel ("Magazin de Draps') en "Van Mechelen verkoopt Bier en Jenever' en Sommers chapellerie [hoedenwinkel].Na de Franse bezetting stond Antwerpen stond aan het begin van de Industriële Revolutie. De haven groeide met Hamburg en Rotterdam uit tot belangrijkste haven van Europa. De economische vooruitzichten waren goed.Prijs: € 2.150,- (incl. lijst) .

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        DOCUMENTOS JUSTIFICATIVOS DE LOS MERITOS Y SERVICIOS DE D. JUAN DE ARREDONDO Y SANTELICES, AUDITOR DE GUERRA DE LA PROVINCIA DE LA FLORIDA ORIENTAL

      Havana: Esteban José de Boloña, 1815. Gathered signatures, stitched. Stitching mostly perished. Light fold lines, minimal foxing, ink marginal notations, contemporary ink inscription after the text. Very good. An early Cuban imprint printed by Esteban José de Boloña, the first printer in Cuba after the 1776 ban on printing. Juan de Arrondo y Santilices was an official in Spanish Florida, the Auditor of War of East Florida, during the early 19th century. This is a work detailing the deeds of Arrondo y Santilices, likely an attempt to secure a pension. Rare; not in Palau, Medina, or OCLC.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Works.

      London: John Murray,, 1815-9. 7 volumes, small octavos (155 × 93 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines in compartments with gilt rules and titles direct, speckled edges. Half titles in volumes 1-6. Spines a little darkened, extremities rubbed, cracking to joints but all holding, some minor spotting within but on the whole a very good set. First editions of Byron's first collected works complete as published up until 1819 (the seventh volume here completing Childe Harold's Pilgrimage). The first four volumes were printed together with "In Four Volumes" to their title pages in 1815, the fifth volume in 1817 with the title page amended "In Five Volumes", the sixth in 1818 amended "In Five Volumes", and the seventh in 1819 but without like amendment. It is very unusual to have sets in contemporary bindings comprising each instalment of Murray's ever-growing Works of Lord Byron present each in its first printing thus. This set is handsomely presented in a contemporary binding of full tree calf, and has in each volume the contemporary armorial bookplates of the Scottish Halkett family of Pitfirrane Castle. These volumes contain, in order: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Cantos 1 and 2; The Giaour, The Bride of Abydos; The Corsair, Lara; Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, Poems (including "Lines inscribed upon a cup formed from a skull"), Hebrew Melodies (including "She walks in beauty" and "The destruction of Semnacherib"); The Siege of Corinth, Parisina, Poems (including "Stanzas for Music"); The Prisoner of Chillon, Manfred , The Lament of Tasso; and Childe Harold's pilgrimage: Cantos 3 and 4.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Description des catacombes de Paris. Précédée d'un précis historique sur les catacombes de tous les peuples de l'ancien et du nouveau continent.

      Bossage et Masson, Leblanc, Paris, Londres 1815 - Un volume in-8 (22 cm x 14 cm), XXXVI (avant-propos et table des matières)-382 pp. Une planche dépliante in-texte (coupe oryctognostique du sol de la plaine du midi de Paris). Huit planches (fin de volume). Planche I. Accidents contemporains de la formation, Planche II. Accidents postérieurs à la formation, Planche III. Plan de la plaine des catacombes du midi de Paris, Planche IV. Grand éboulement de la carrière supérieur dans celle du Port Mahon, Planche V. Vue du pilier du mémento et du sacorphage du lacrymatoire, Planche VI. Vue de la fontaine des catacombes hautes, dite de la Samaritaine, Planche VII. Escalier des hautes et basses communications, Planche VIII. Grande entrée des catacombes dans la Fosse-aux-Lions. Demi-veau raciné à coins d'époque, pièce de titre, filets dorés, petits manques à la reliure restaurés. Ex-libris. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The journal of a mission to the interior of Africa, in the year 1805. Together with other documents, official and private, relating to the same mission. To which is prefixed an account of the life of Mr. Park.

      Murray, London, 1815 - The Second Edition, revised and corrected, with additions. London, Murray 1815. 28,5 x 22,5 cm. XVII S., [1] Bl., 373 Seiten. Mit einigen Textholzschnitten und einer mehrfach gefalteten grenzkolorierten Kupferstich-Karte. Zeitgenössisches Ganzleder mit Rückentitel und reicher Rückenvergoldung, beide Deckel mit reicher Blindprägung, jeweils vier goldgeprägte Ornamente in den Ecken. Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Einband etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen, Rücken hinterlegt. Exlibris entfernt, durchgehend etwas fleckig, die Faltkarte stärker. Titelblatt mit Abklatsch der Karte. Embacher 225. Mungo Park (1771-1806), neben James Bruce wohl der bedeutendste englische Afrika-Reisende des 19. Jahrhunderts, unternahm bereits 1795-97, im Auftrag der 'African Association', eine Expedition zur Festlegung des Niger-Verlaufes. Hier der Bericht seiner zweiten Expedition, die er im Auftrag der Regierung unternahm und auf der er zu Tode kam. "Parks wissenschaftliche Beobachtungen auf dem Gebiet der Botanik und der Meteorologie dieser Region und über das soziale und häusliche Leben der Farbigen sind von bleibendem Wert" (Carter/Muir). Parks "career was short, but he made the first great practical advance in the opening-up of Central Africa" (Printing and the Mind of Man, p. 153). This journal of Park's second African expedition begun in 1805 to explore by canoe and find the source of the Niger, where he died. Einband etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen, Rücken hinterlegt. Exlibris entfernt, durchgehend etwas fleckig, die Faltkarte stärker. Titelblatt mit Abklatsch der Karte. Zeitgenössisches Ganzleder mit Rückentitel und reicher Rückenvergoldung, beide Deckel mit reicher Blindprägung, jeweils vier goldgeprägte Ornamente in den Ecken. Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Description of Browsholme Hall, in the West Riding of the County of York; and of the Parish of Waddington, in the same County: Also, a Collection of Letters, from Original Manuscripts, in the Reigns of Charles I. and II. and James II. in the Possession of Thos. Lister Parker, of Browsholme Hall, Esq

      

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        Memoirs of the kings of Spain of the house of Bourbon, from the accession of Philip V. to the death of Charles III. 1700 to 1788.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown 8vo. 5 vols. I: xxvii, [13], 475, [1] pp. II: [6], 396 pp. III: [6], 389, [1] pp. IV: [6], 421, [1] pp. V: [6], 393, [37 (index)] pp.. 1815 Second edition, following the first of 1813, of this painstakingly well-researched study of the period. The author was a historian who served as tutor to the sons of the Duke of Marlborough and the Earl of Pembroke, as well as travelling companion to Lord Herbert, Lord Brome, and various other noblemen; he published several works recounting his tours through Poland, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, and Switzerland. Contemporary calf, covers framed in gilt dotted roll, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and volume labels, compartments with gilt-stamped decorations; rubbed and scuffed overall with a hinge or two just "tender", some sides showing signs of waterstaining, spine heads reinforced some time ago with paper and two feet chipped with tape reinforcement. Ex–social club library with paper shelving labels on spines, 19th-century bookplates, call number on endpapers, old rubber-stamp on title-pages and a few others. First or last pages of some volumes with light to moderate waterstaining almost entirely confined to margins; scattered spots of light foxing. A compromised set, priced accordingly; complete, however, and not without its points.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Die Befreiungskriege 1813-1815 (4 Bände). Der Früjahrsfeldzug 1813 (1. Bd.) XII+328 Seiten mit 15 Bildnissen und 8 Karten in Steindruck; Der Herbstfeldzug 1813 (2. Bd.) X+426 Seiten mit 15 Bildnissen und 19 Karten in Steindruck; Der Feldzug 1814 (3. Bd.)

      - X+347 Seiten mit 17 Bildnissen und 15 Karten in Steindruck; Der Feldzug 1815 (4. Bd.) IX+392 Seiten mit 15 Bildnissen und 8 Karten in Steindruck; ein originaler Halblederband und drei originale Leinenbände (23x17cm) Mittler und Sohn Berlin 1911/13 Guter Allgemeinzustand. Band 1 unterschiedlich gebunden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A HISTORY Of The HOLY BIBLE

      Cincinnati: Published by [Wesley] Coleman and [William] Phillips. Morgan, Williams and Co., Printers, 1815. 1st Edition (Adomeit A34; American Imprints 34917; Bradbury, p. 63; Welch 861.2). Not in Rosenbach, nor Welsh. Period brown full calf binding. Modest wear to binding, with boards a bit splayed. Some browning & ageing to paper, with the occasional short edge tear to a leaf [no text affected]. A Good - VG item.. [2 (blank)], v, [6] - 167, [3 (blank)] pp. Divisional t.p., "History of the New Testament", p. 77. "Appendix" t.p., p. 135. "Psalms" t.p., p. 151. 2-1/2" x 1-1/2" The first miniature book published in Ohio, and quite rare in the trade- RBH records the last appearance as in a 1964 Midland catalogue [this copy?].

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso (Complete 3 Volume Set)

      Roma [Rome]: Nella Stamperia de Romanis, 1815-1816. Very Good. 8 x 10.75 inches (20.5 x 27.5 cm). Three volume set, containing the full text of La Divina Commedia. A fourth volume was published in 1817, however this only contained rhyming references, critiques and index. Contemporary full vellum bindings, spines have five raised bands, leather title and volume labels. Light marking to boards, rubbing to labels, volume label to Vol II has loss. Good solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Engraved bookplate to Volume I (John S. Harford). Some occasional light foxing but text is generally in very clean condition throughout. Numerous plates in each volume. Italian language. An attractively bound and well illustrated early 18th century edition The Divine Comedy. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Hardback. Printed pages: 4to. lxi, [1], 486 + vii, [1], 519 + vii, [1], 522

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        A Journey to Palmyra / Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile. [ Examples for the Flora of Africa/Arabia - Examples for the Flora of Africa / Arabia: 9. Kol-quall - Papyrus - Balesan / 10. Ergett el Krone (Horned Ergett)- Sassa - Ergett Dimmo / 11. Gaguedi - Farck - Wanzey / 12. Walkuffa - Wooginoos - Kuara / 13. Ensete - Teff - Kantuffa / Examples of the Birds of Africa / Arabia: 14. Nisser Werk (Golden Eagle of Abyssinia) / 15. Nisser Tokoor (Black Eagle) / 16. Rachamah (Poule de Pharaon) / 17. Alba Gumba (Erkoom or Ethiopian Crow) / 18. Bee Cuckoo / 19. Sheregrig (Rollier, Fly-Catcher or Bee-Eater) / 20. Tsaltsalya (Dog - Fly) and El Adda / 21. Cerastes (snake) / 22. Frontispiece: Arab Shekh - From the Tribe of the Beni Koreish]

      

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        The grounds of an opinion on the policy of restricting the importation of foreign corn; intended as an appendix to 'Observations on the Corn Laws.'

      London: John Murray and J. Johnson & Co. 1815. 8vo., (2) + 48pp., some minor staining to title-page, otherwise a fine copy in recent blue morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine, ink note to pastedown 'Ex Libris Brent Graton-Maxfield'.> First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 21177. Kress B.6535. Einaudi 3672. Mattioli 2214. In the first of two tracts (Observations on the effects of the corn laws,> 1814), Malthus compared the advantages and disadvantages that might be expected to result from continuing the Corn Laws on the footing on which they then stood, and from laying still greater restrictions on importation. His leanings were, however, obviously in favour of higher duties; and in this, his second tract, he strongly recommends the latter. One of his principal arguments is the increase which he alleges a fall in the value of corn would generate in the value of money, and consequently, in the pressure of taxation. This pamphlet provoked a private response from Horner against his conclusions, later published in Malthus's memoirs, and a public one from Ricardo in An essay on the influence of a low price of corn on the profits of stocks .....> published the same year.

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        Broadside. Begins: "Don Felix Maria Calleja del Rey ... Llegó por fin el caso de que los rebeldes de estas provincias quitandose de una vez la máscara con que pretendian disfrazar el verdadero objecto e su conducta....

      Mexico: No publisher/printer Folio extra (72 x 41 cm; 28" x 16"). [1] p.. 24 May 1815 This is Viceroy Calleja's vehement renunciation and condemnation of the Congress of Anahuac that met at Apatzingan in 1814 and all of the publications emanating from it, including the declaration of independence, the constitution, etc. He announces here in this LARGE broadside that on 25 May => the executioner will publicly burn in the zócalo of Mexico City ALL of the said publications that had been sent to the viceroy by loyalists. Moreover, Calleja labels all signatories to the "monstrous" constitution as rebels, traitors, infamous, and schismatics. They are => specifically named in one section of this broadside, their names set forth clearly in italic type. We trace only one copy worldwide. Very good condition. Printed on three sheets and glued together to form the whole. One sheet is blue paper. => A significant document issued at a significant moment, and an impressive display piece.

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        Praktische Darstellung der Ziegelhüttenkunde.

      Salzburg, Franz Xaver Oberer, 1815. - Erste u. einzige Ausgabe. - Einband etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Titel m. min. Buchstabenverlust durch gelöste Verklebung. Die ersten Bll. schwach wasserrandig. Etw. stockfleckig. - Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-tech. 346. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit 11 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertafeln u. 8 Tabellen auf 5 gefalt. Tafeln. 4 Bll., VIII, 259 S., 19 Bll., Marmor. Ppbd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork. Containing a Natural, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Historical and Topographical description thereof.

      Cork: The Fercor Press. Limited Edition Reprint of the original (Cork, John Connor, 1815).. Extremely rare, limited reproduction of this important publication. This is No. 305 of pnly 400 copies printed. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. . Limited Edition Reprint of the original (Cork, John Connor, 1815). Two volumes (complete set). Cork, The Fercor Press, 1973. Octavo. Volume I: VII, (10), 428 pages. Volume II: VIII, 433, (6) pages. With all plates and maps included as reproductions. Original Hardcover. Extremely rare, limited reproduction of this important publication. This is No. 305 of pnly 400 copies printed. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.

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        \"Königlich-baierischer Militair Fohlenhof, Schwaig Anger\". Ansicht des Gutes mit den Stallungen, im Vordergrund mehrere Pferde.

       Kreidelithographie, 1815, 25 x 40 cm. Winkler 869, 27. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Schwaiganger war seit 1610 die Sommerweide des bayerischen Hofgutes, von 1780 bis 1790 Witwensitz der Herzogin Maria Anna und seit 1808 Fohlenhof des Militärs. - Vereinzelt unbedeutende Stockfleckchen. Sehr seltenes Blatt aus der Sammlung Winkler. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Inkunabel, Oberbayern

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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, Complete In 3 Volumes

      Nichols, Son, And Bentley, 1815. 1st Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Book All Volumes Uniformly Bound In Black Half Leather And Marbled Boards. . All Volumes Tightly Bound Without Spine Lean. A Lovely And Important Set. One Of Only About 250 Subscribed Copies, Only A Minority Of Which Are This Large Paper Edition. It Is Not Clear Which Of The Subscribers This Was Printed For. All Volumes With Deckled Page Edges. Description For Volume 1. Publication Date 1815. Some Light Spotting To Prelims. Sl Damge To Front Hinge But Overall Very Solid. Some Leaves With Some Creasing, Probably Extant Since Printing.Two Page County Map With Fold Out To Rightmost Leaf After Subscriber List. 2 Smaller County Maps Within Preface. 32 Other Plates Including East Window Of Rickmersworth Church (Hand Coloured). Xxvii Preface + 526 Pp + 106 Pp Appendices And General Index. Includes Pp 471-2 Which According To Some Authorities Were Canceled. Page 36 In The Apendix Ismis-Printed As 32 (Called For)Volume 2. Some Tanned Leaves. Sl. Foxing To Prelims. 8 Plates. Inc. Hatfield House. 554 Pp + 73 Appendices And Index. Volume 3. Similar To Volume 2 In Condition. Except Pp 97 - 100 Missing. Not Torn Out, So Not Bound In At Outset. 11 Plates Including 2 Hand Coloured, Being Larksfield Roman Antiquities And A Portrait Of Sir Ralph Sadleir. 619 P + 52 Page Index. Extremely Large And Heavy Items At 6-8 Kg Packed Weight Per Volume. Therefore Subject To A Postage Uplift. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Item Type: Book. No Dust Jacket. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; Please contact H4o Books if you require images or further information. Inventory No: 021268. . This book is heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        A CURSORY VIEW OF SPANISH AMERICA, PARTICULARLY THE NEIGHBOURING VICE-ROYALTIES OF MEXICO AND NEW-GRENADA, CHIEFLY INTENDED TO ELUCIDATE THE POLICY OF AN EARLY CONNECTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THOSE COUNTRIES

      Georgetown: Richards and Mallory, 1815. Dbd. Stain and chip near foredge of titlepage, barely affecting title. Uniform light tanning. About very good. In a half morocco box. An interesting early manifestation of the principles of the Monroe Doctrine. Robinson advocates quick action in foiling the joint designs of England and Spain on the new territory of Louisiana, citing evidence that the British have been supplying Indians with arms and munitions in Spanish-controlled Florida. He claims that, should Spain unite with England, the last vestiges of her independent colonial power will be forfeited, and that this forfeiture would clear the way for the United States to rid herself of any remaining European authority in the New World. An aggressive argument, born out of the crisis of the invasion of Louisiana by the British at the close of the War of 1812. Robinson would later be involved in various conspiracies in Texas and northern Mexico, including the attempt of Xavier Mina to seize Texas. Not in Servies. SABIN 72200. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 35799.

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        A Russian Courier Conveying Despatches'. Three horses pulling a cart carrying soldiers. After Mornay by Clark & Dubourgh.

      Published by E. Orme Mount opening 11in x 14in. TOOLEY. English Books with Coloured Plates. No. 355.20 1815 - Aquatint with original hand-colouring, from 'A Picture of St Petersburgh, represented in a collection of Twenty interesting Views of the City, the Sledges, and the People . . .'

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        Report of the Trial of Michael Stocks, Esq. for Wilful and Corrupt...

      1815. A Hand in the Scuttle? [Trial]. Stocks, Michael [d. 1836], Defendant. Report of the Trial of Michael Stocks, Esq. For Wilful and Corrupt Perjury, At the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, 1815, Before the Honourable Sir Alexander Thompson, Knight, Chief Baron of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, And a special jury. Huddersfield [England]: Printed for the Editor, By J. Lancashire, 1815. [iv], 109, [1] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Moderate toning to text, newspaper article, "Last Moments of Jonathan Martin," pasted over errata list, the verso of p. 109, small newspaper clipping pasted to foot of title page. Early owner annotations to title page and following leaf, light soiling and minor edgewear to final two leaves, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition, one of two issues, both from 1815. Stocks was accused of stealing and selling 10,000 tons of coal from mines in Northowram, in the West-Riding of Yorkshire, he owned in partnership with two other men. Stocks was not convicted. The trial details the contractual history of the partnership, such contentious matters as the exact legal boundaries of neighboring mines and coal-pits and the nature of written and verbal agreements. Including both edition, OCLC locates 9 copies in North America, 5 in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, Ohio State, University of Georgia, Yale). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq.

      London: Pr. for the author 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.. 1815 Autobiography of => one of the founders of the Thames police, a clever and independent mariner who went adventuring around the world before settling down to become an Essex justice of the peace and eventually Resident Magistrate of the Thames River Police (a.k.a. the Marine Police Force, sometimes called England's first official police force). Here he looks back on his remarkably varied youthful escapades, including travelling in the merchant-service, visiting "the Savages in North America," meeting the King of Denmark, serving in the East India Company's military service, and narrowly escaping such dangers as tigers, poisonous snakes, floods, fires, and scamming fathers-in-law. If the narrator is to be believed, the two issues that caused him the chiefest distress in life were pecuniary difficulties and other people's unchivalrous treatment of women. He also has much to say about law and business in the New World and the Old, slavery in America, forcible incarceration in private madhouses (with excerpts from a first-person account of such), and the nature of farming in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, as well as the state of affairs in Washington, DC, and, of course, the history of the creation of the Thames police. Vol. I opens with a steel-engraved portrait of the author, done by Henry Cook after Hervé; vol. III is illustrated with an => oversized, folding plate of a water-engine intended for millwork, devised by the author, and a plate of another of his inventions: the automated "chamber fire escape", which enables anyone to lower him- or herself from a high window. This is the third edition, following the first of 1807. Contemporary speckled sheep, spines with gilt-stamped leather title-labels; vol. I with joints and extremities refurbished, vols. II and III with spines and edges rubbed, old strips of library tape reinforcing spine heads. Ex–social club library: 19th-century bookplates, call number on endpapers, pressure-stamp on title-pages, vols. II and III with paper shelving labels at top of spines (vol. I showing signs of now-absent label). Vol. I title-page with offsetting from frontispiece; vol. III with pp. 69–72 excised (two leaves of a rather long religious-themed letter from Harriott to his son) and with upper portion of one leaf crumpled, reinforced some time ago. Some light age-toning, intermittent small spots of foxing and ink-staining, pages generally clean. => Utterly absorbing.

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        Reise in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des neuen Continents in den Jahren 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 und 1804 [komplett 7 Teile in 6 Bänden]

      Cotta Verlag 1815-1823, Stuttgart und Tübingen - 1. Deutsche Ausgabe Halbleinenbände mit Lederrückenschildchen und rundum Farbschnitt und Lesebändchen, 8°. 1. Band: 1815: 1 Blatt, 54Seiten Kupferstich / 2. Band: 1818 1 Blatt, 495 Seiten und 1 Blatt, / 3. Band: 1820: 1 Blatt, 496 Seiten 1 Blatt, / 4. Band: 1823: 755 Seiten und 1 Blatt / 5. Band: 1826: 774 Seiten und 10 gefaltete Tabellen, 6. Band:1. T.1829, 314 Seiten / 6. Band 2. T. 1832: 226 Seiten und 2 gefaltete Tabellen, komplettes Exemplar in dekorativer wenn auch etwas späterer Aufbindung DEA de 4000 Buch

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        Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (Berlin 14. 09. 1769 - 06. 05. 1859 Berlin). Brustbild als junger Mann im schraffierten Rahmen.

      - Lithographie v. B. van Hove, um 1815, 20,3 x 17,3 (H) - Blattgr. 38,5 x 27 cm Inkunabel der Lithographie, Winkler 357, 14. - Sehr schönes Porträt, wohl auf dem vollen Bogen. - Selten. Humboldt wurde zum Mitbegründer der Geographie als empirischer Wissenschaft. Seine Forschungsreisen führten ihn nach Lateinamerika, in die USA sowie nach Zentralasien. Wissenschaftliche Feldforschung betrieb er u.a. in den Bereichen Physik, Chemie, Geologie, Mineralogie, Vulkanologie (Überwindung des Neptunismus), Botanik (Geobotanik), Vegetationsgeographie, Zoologie, Klimatologie (Isothermen), Ozeanographie und Astronomie, aber auch zu Fragen der Wirtschaftsgeographie, der Ethnologie und der Demographie.

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        Goethe`s Werke. Band 1-20 in 10 Bänden ( so vollständig ) Im 20. Band vorgebunden: Verzeichnis der Pränumeranten und Subscribenten auf Goethe\'s Werke. ).

      Cotta Stuttgart, Tübingen 1815 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1815 - 1819. Zweite Cotta\'sche Gesamtausgabe, die bis zum Erscheinen der Ausgabe letzter Hand die maßgebliche Gesamtausgabe blieb. Erstausgabe WG2/99 ) Mit zusammen ca. 7000 Seiten sowie in Band 13 einer gefalteten Notentafel sowie 1 gefalteten Stammbaumtafel. Die 10 Bände einheitlich in schlichten Pappbänden der Zeit mit marmoriertem Überzugspapier sowie einheitlichen roten Rückenschildchen, 8° ( 19 x 12 cm ). Die Einbände teils stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen. Innen von meist guter Erhaltung, Seiten teils gering fleckig oder stockfleckig, wenige Seiten etwas braunfleckig, wenige Seiten etwas angeknickt. Die beiden Tafeln etwas angeknickt. Wenige Bände mit kleinem Besitzvermerk von alter Hand vorn, die Bände jeweils mit Resten einer entfernbaren handschrifltichen Notiz auf dem Vorderdeckel innen. Von insgesamt recht guter Erhaltung. Zusammen 10 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 6000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Goethe, Werke, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Werkausgabe, Cotta, Google, 1815, Subskribenten, Pränumeranten

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        An Authentic Report Of The Trial Of Michael Stocks, Esq. For Wilful...

      1815. Fraud In The Yorkshire Coal Fields [Trial]. Stocks, Michael. An Authentic Report Of The Trial Of Michael Stocks, Esq. For Wilful And Corrupt Perjury, At The Yorkshire Lent Assizes, 1815. Before The Honourable Sir Alexander Thompson, Knt. Chief Baron Of His Majesty's Exchequer, And A Special Jury. Huddersfield: Sold by the Principal Booksellers in London; And the Booksellers of York, Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Halifax, Sheffield, Wakefield, Rochdale, Manchester, &c. 1815. 116 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into nineteeth-century unlettered pebbled cloth. Light rubbing to extremities with light wear to spine ends, corners bumped, minor spotting to boards. Light toning to text, finger smudges and light foxing to a few leaves. A very good copy. * First edition, second issue (with the errata all corrected). Stocks was accused of stealing and selling 10,000 tons of coal from mines in Northowram, in the West-Riding of Yorkshire, he owned in partnership with two other men. Stocks was not convicted. The trial details the contractual history of the partnership, such contentious matters as the exact legal boundaries of neighboring mines and coal-pits and the nature of written and verbal agreements. This appears to be an unrecorded issue. OCLC locates no copies of this imprint.

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        Le Retour de L'Eglise

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

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        Sammlung der Verordnungen der Freyen Hansestadt Hamburg seit deren Wiederbefreiung im Jahre 1814

      Schniebes Hamburg 1815 Umfangreiche Reihe der Verordnungen der Stadt Hamburg. Beginnend März,April und May 1813 reicht die Reihe bis zum Jahre 1865. es liegen 36 Bände (in 33 ) vor. Je Band ca. 350 Seiten, einige Bände auch wesentlich umfangreicher. Pappbände der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezug, 8°. Die Pappbände teilweise stärker berieben und etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils angestoßen. Kapitale teils beschädigt. Rücken teilweise angeplatzt. Bibliotheksschildchen auf den Rücken. Innen diverse Besitzvermerke sowie Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke. Wenige Seiten etwas angeknickt, sonst innen von recht guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Hamburg, Verordnungen, Recht, Google

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        The Cambrian Popular Antiquities; or, An Account of Some Traditions, Customs , and Superstitions, of Wales with Observations as to Their Origin

      London: E. Williams, 1815. Full straight grained brown Morocco binding. All edges gilt. 360 pages with ten engraved copper plates, nine in color. Rubbed along exterior edges including head and foot bands of spine. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation.. Full Leather. Very Good +/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Album of 9 Watercolor Drawings of Ancient Greeks and Romans, Illustrating Ancient Costume

      [France], 1815. Paperback. Very Good+. Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, heightened with gum arabic, captioned, signed ("L.C. de Mont-viol"), and dated. 4to (drawings approx. 16 x 12 cm). Tipped to larger sheets in album bound in red wrappers, with manuscript onlaid title, "Recherches sur les Costumes Anciencs -- Grecs & Romans. Dessines et peints a l'aquarelle par Le Ch de Mont-siol - peintre." Superbly executed studies of ancient costume by an artist who specialize in miniature portraiture. Montviol was a former guard to Louis XVI who, imprisoned during the Terror, managed to escape to England, and only returned to France during the Empire. "Retire dans une petite propriete familiale a Annecy, dans le departement de la Loire, il y finit ses jours sous la Restauration, en ultivant paisiblement les belles-lettres et les arts d'agrement, surtout la peinture." (v. REVUE D'HISTOIRE DE LYON, Tome Dixieme, Annee 1911, p. 82.)

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        COREA AND JAPAN: DRAWN & ENGRAVED FOR THOMSON'S NEW GENERAL ATLAS, 1815.

      [Edinburgh] 1815, Thomson's. Single large sheet size: 72 x. 54.5 cm., map size: 61 x 49 cm., hand-colored, copper etched. very good, center folded, with British mile scale, center. folded. R A R E. A BEAUTIFUL AND LARGE HAND-COLORED COPPER ETCHING This grand scale map shows all of Japan from Island of Jesso [Hokkaido], Sado Island, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Tsushima Island, the Goto Islands and a few scattered small islands off of the Gulf of Jeddo. At the extreme North, is Chinese Tartary, the Songari River, then Korea begins with Pingan, Hienkin, Kiang, Hoanghai, Kingk, Tchusin, Kingha, Tchuenlo, with Quelpert Island and other small islands to the South, the Straits of Corea, Sea of Japan, North Pacific & Eastern Seas cited. Each province is outlined and colored in a dif- ferent color by hand. At the bottom is:"Drawn & Engraved for Thomason's New General Atlas, 16th, Aug. 1815." This superb and stunningly handsome work is without any flaw to speak of and is suitable for display in any library. Mountains, towns and cities named, province divisions shown, rivers and other details noted. Clean and large scale maps of this subject and period are not common. Nicely executed. * A color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        SAMMELBAND MIT 13 TEILS SELTENEN SCHRIFTEN ZUM „TUGENDBUNDSTREIT“

      1815 - 1) WIELAND, LUDWIG. Bemerkungen gegen die Schrift des Geheimenrath Schmalz zu Berlin über politische Vereine. Erfurt, G.A.Keysers Buchhandlung 1815. 24 S. 2) ANONYM. Gegen den geheimen Rath Schmalz zu Berlin wegen seiner jüngst herausgegebenen Worte über politische Vereine. Aus dem dritten Bande der deutschen Blätter besonders abgedruckt. Leipzig und Altenburg, F.A. Brockhaus 1815. 20 S., (1) weißes Bl. 3) NIEBUHR, BARTHOLD GEORG. Ueber geheime Verbindungen im preußischen Staat, und deren Denunciation. Berlin, in der Realschulbuchhandlung October 1815. 32 S. 4) SCHMALZ, THEODOR V. Ueber des Herrn B.G. Niebuhrs Schrift wider die meinige, politische Vereine betreffend. Berlin, in der Maurerschen Buchhandlung 1815. 15, (9) S. Verlagsanzeigen. 5) WIELAND, LUDWIG. Ueber die Schmalzische Vertheidigungsschrift ge-gen Herrn Staatsrath Niebuhr. Ein Gespräch. Erfurt, G.A.Keysers Buchhandlung 1816. 24 S. 6) ANONYM. Ergänzungsworte zur Schrift des Herrn Geheimen Justiz-Rath Schmalz in Berlin über politische Vereine und über das wesentlichste bei der zukünftigen preußischen Constitution. Leipzig, in Commission bei W.Rein und Comp. (1816). 54 S., (1) weißes Bl. 7) SCHMALZ, THEODOR V. Letztes Wort über politische Vereine. Berlin, in der Maurerschen Buchhandlung 1816. 16 S., (2) Bll. Verlagsanzeigen. 8) SCHMALZ, THEODOR V. Berichtigung einer Stelle in der Bredow-Venturinischen Chronik für das Jahr 1808. – Ueber politische Vereine, und ein Wort über Scharnhorsts und meine Verhältnisse zu ihnen. Berlin, in der Maurerschen Buchhandlung 1815. 16 S. 9) (CÖLLN, FRIEDRICH V.). Die Deut-schen Roth- und Schwarz-Mäntler. Eine Seiten-Patrouille zu den Französischen schwarzen und weißen Jakobinern. Neubrandenburg, gedruckt bei C.G. Korb, und in Commission der Gräffschen Buchhandlung in Leipzig (1815). 35 S. 10) FÖRSTER, FRIEDRICH. Von der Begeisterung des Preußischen Volkes im Jahr 1813 als Vertheidigung unsers Glaubens. [Motto:] Vor dem Sklaven, wenn er die Ketten bricht, / Vor dem freien Manne erzittert nicht! Berlin, in der Maurerschen Buchhandlung 1816. 14 S., (3) Bll. Verlagsanzeigen. 11) ANONYM. Wenige Worte vom Untugendbund, in Bemerkungen zu der Schrift des Herrn geheimen Raths Schmalz: über politische Vereine, und deren Recension in der allgemeinen Literaturzeitung, September 1815. No.214. Westteutschland (d.i. Heidelberg, Winter) 1815. 15 S. 12) RÜHS, FRIEDRICH. Das Märchen von den Verschwörungen. Berlin, in der Realschulbuchhandlung 1815. 24 S. 13) ANONYM. Die neuen Obscuranten im Jahre 1815. Dem Herrn geheimen Rath Schmalz in Berlin und dessen Genossen gewidmet. Aus dem dritten Bande der deutschen Blätter besonders abgedruckt. Leipzig und Altenburg, F.A. Brockhaus 1815. 29, (1) S. In einem Halbleinenbandum 1850 mit handschriftl. Rückentitel. Etwas berieben. Erste bzw. erste Einzel-Ausgaben. Zu 1) und 5) (Goedeke VI,105,6 und 7); Zu 3), 4) und 12) (Goedeke VI,335,6 [unter Niebuhr]); zu 10) (Goedeke XIV/1,179,31). – Teils etwas stockfleckig, teils unbeschnitten, unterschiedliche Formate, etliche zeitgenöss. Umschläge beigebunden. Gelegentlich mehrere alte Nummerierungen a.d. Titeln deuten darauf hin, dass die Hefte zuvor Teil von Sammelbänden in verschiedener Zusammensetzung waren. Aus der Flut von Schriften, die im Zusammenhang mit dem sog. Tugend-bund-Streit erschienen, vereint der Sammelband etliche der wichtigsten und interessantesten. Enthalten sind alle drei in diesem Zusammenhang erschienenen des Geheimrats TH.V.SCHMALZ (Hannover 1760 – 1831 Berlin), dessen Angriffe auf vermeintliche Geheimbünde in Preußen wie eben den „Tugendbund“ (in 8)) Auslöser des Streits zwischen der antikonstitutionellen Partei und der der Befürworter einer Verfassung, die die Berechtigung ihres Anliegens auch aus ihrem Einsatz während der Befreiungs-kriege zogen. Auf deren Seite stellte sich u.a. LUDWIG WIELAND (Weimar 1777 – 1819 Jena), CHRISTOPH MARTINs schwieriger Sohn, der mit den zwei enthaltenen Schriften (1) und 5)) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Universal Dictionary of the Marine; being, a copious explanation of the technical terms and phrases usually employed in the construction, equipment, machinery, movements, and military, as well as Naval, operations of ships: With such parts of Astron

      Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1815. Quarto. xv, (bl), 707, (1), 87pp. 35 plates, of which 7 are folding, 4 of which are partially hand-coloured. Later half calf, spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt rules and lettering. Rubbed to top rear hinge and corner. Title page soiled and restored at edges. Toning and minor spotting throughout with dampstaining esp. to plates. William Falconer (1732-1769) seafarer, poet and lexicographer. The publication of the dictionary in 1769, had its origins in the copious notes of technical explanation he had attached to his poem ?The Shipwreck.? He was presumed dead in 1770 after the Aurora went missing off the coast of Madagascar. Dr. William Burney (1762-1832). Dr Burney?s Academy (Later the Royal Academy) prepared young men for the Royal Navy.

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        A visit to Flanders in July 1815, being chiefly an account of the field of Waterloo [BOUND WITH] Travels through Barbary in a series of letters, written from the ancient Numidia, in the years 1785 and 1786, ... Translated from the French of the Abbe Poiret [BOUND WITH] The Art of Swimming, made Safe, Easy, Pleasant, and Healthful, by Attention to the Instructions herein set forth ... : To which are added, cautions to learners, and An advice to bathers by the late celebrated Dr Benjamin Franklin [BOUND WITH] Gymnastics, and their influence on the mind and body considered; with practical rules for the different exercises of the gymnasium; and an account of the London Gymnastic Society.

      Edinburgh. London and Edinburgh. London. London.: Blackwood. C. Forster, Stockdale, Mudie. J. Bailey. T. Richardson., 1815. (1791). (c.1815). 1826. Third edition. First edition. Later edition. Second edition, with improvements.. Hardback. Very good. 12mo and 8vo. (6.25 x 4 inches). 4 pamphlets bound together, without original wrappers. (1) Simpson, A visit to Flanders in July 1815, 3rd edition: pp.vi, 190. Fold-out map, which has been removed from its original position and fixed after the title page and before the Preface, and has been lined (in the 20th century) with tracing paper (?), now browned, with some slight losses to edges of map. Textblock with scattered foxing and browning. (2) Poiret, Travels through Barbary, (1791): pp.xxxi, 336. Light spotting to prelims, o/w largely clean and bright. (3) Franklin, The Art of Swimming, Bailey (no date, c.1815): hand-coloured frontis, pp.24. Binder has shaved the plate severely, with the loss of the 6 depictions of swimming figures surrounding the central image in the original plate, and shaved the textblock to very narrow margins (loss of part of A2 at foot of page). Trifle browning. (4) Gymnastics, Richardson, 1826: 3 section fold-out engraving. pp.48. Binder has shaved this pamphlet tightly to edge of textblock at lower margin. There is no loss to the plate depicting gymnastics. The 4 pamphlets are bound in half calf, gilt to spine in red compartment, over marbled boards, scuffed and rubbed. Twentieth century owner's bookplate to ffep: pictorial image with name type in - Peggy Erskine-Tulloch. (Margaret "Peggy" Erskine-Tulloch was one of the first Wrens at Bletchley Park, a Bombe operator, instructor and watch officer). A Very Good set of pamphlets, with 'Swimming' and 'Gymnastics' being rare. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        [Manuscript] Bulletin A son Excellence le Duc de Feltre...

      manuscript: Bruxelles, 19 Juin 1815. MANUSCRIPT, one page, 17.5 x 15 cm. Baron van der Capellen was sent to Brussels by the Dutch King William I to represent Duttch interests in the coalition opposing Napoleon. Upon the allied victory at Waterloo, he sent this hurried note to Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke (1765-1818), who, for his services as French General, Napoleon made Minister of War and 1st Duke of Feltre. As Napoleon's fortunes failed, Clarke's realistic advice was resented and he was replaced as minister. He then turned to serve Louis XVII, also as minister of war. He was with the King in Ghent when Napoleon moved his army into Belgium. This note from one high functionary to another was to inform Louis XVII that he was again King of France. This important document had been pasted onto cardboard and was removed and restored by Elizabeth Coombs. Stock#MsFlat001.

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        Collection of 130 lithographic plates of scenes from operas and ballets staged in Milan at La Scala, ca. 1815-1830

      Milan - Sanquirico was the principal designer at La Scala from 1818 to 1832. Oblong folio (ca. 260 x 360 mm.). Loosely assembled in an early marbled paper portfolio with label to upper "Sanquirico Scene Teatrali." Together with: Title and 7 aquatint plates from the series "Raccolta di Scene Teatrali eseguite o disegnate dai piu celebri Pittori Scenici in Milano Parte III." Milano: Stanislao Stucchi [ca. 1825]. Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed, particularly at edges. A very good, wide-margined copy overall.

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

       1815. 8°, 178, 84 Seiten, marmorierter OPbd. der Zeit - teils ganz leicht braunfl. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1815. Sehr selten ! c58989 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Esoterik, THeologie und Religion

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

       0 Adolph von Menzel (1815-1905). Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift \"Ml\" (Paraphe). Berlin, 6.XII.1855 an Wilhelm Puhlmann. 1 3/4 S. Gr. 4to. Kleine Faltenrisse; leicht geknittert. In der wissenschaftlichen Ausgabe der Menzel-Briefe wird das bekannte Kürzel \"Ml\" von Menzels Unterschrift als \"Alf\" gelesen. An Wilhelm Puhlmann, den er mit \"Geliebter Alter!\" anredet und humoristisch zur Feier seines Geburtstags am 8. Dezember in die Weinstube Mäder einlädt. \"... sei Dir hiemit kund und zu wissen, daß ich dießmal das Gedenkfest meines Einzugs in dieß irdische Jammerthal nicht zu Hause zu celebriren gedenke sondern für unsre paar Leute und Dich bei Mäder eine Laubhütte und das trojanische Schwein und das ambraische Zicklein und Schnepfendreck in Rosenwasser und den \'Parchus\' und den \'Pilau\' und Mandeln von \'der Loire grünem Strand\' und was weiß ich noch Alles bestellt habe ...\". Friedrich Wilhelm Puhlmann (1792-1882) studierte Medizin, Chirugie und Philosophie, wurde Regimentsarzt im Leibgarde- Husarenregiment und Privatarzt im Zivilwaisenhaus. Er war Mitbegründer und erster Vorsitzender des \"Vereins deutscher Freimaurer\", Gründer einer Stipendienstiftung für unbemittelte Studierende und \" Verein zur Fürsorge von Witwen und Waisen verstorbender Brüder\"- die spätere \"Puhlmann- Stolte- Stiftung\" zur Unterstützung von Witwen und Waisen. Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        Broadside. Begins: "Don Felix Maria Calleja del Rey ... Llegó por fin el caso de que los rebeldes de estas provincias quitandose de una vez la máscara con que pretendian disfrazar el verdadero objecto e su conducta....

      Mexico: No publisher/printer Folio extra (72 x 41 cm; 28" x 16"). [1] p.. 24 May 1815 This is Viceroy Calleja's vehement renunciation and condemnation of the Congress of Anahuac that met at Apatzingan in 1814 and all of the publications emanating from it, including the declaration of independence, the constitution, etc. He announces here in this LARGE broadside that on 25 May => the executioner will publicly burn in the zócalo of Mexico City ALL of the said publications that had been sent to the viceroy by loyalists. Moreover, Calleja labels all signatories to the "monstrous" constitution as rebels, traitors, infamous, and schismatics. They are => specifically named in one section of this broadside, their names set forth clearly in italic type. We trace only one copy worldwide. Very good condition. Printed on three sheets and glued together to form the whole. One sheet is blue paper. => A significant document issued at a significant moment, and an impressive display piece.

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        Changing Horses to the Mail Coach

      [N.p., but London, 1815. Aquatint printed in brown, coloured by hand, by R. Havell. (Trimmed to the image and mounted). A classic Pollard image from the great age of coaching. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeplechasing. In all his work he took great pains over accuracy. " Changing Horses to the Mail Coach is the first of four prints after James Pollard illustrating this familiar scene on the road" (Selway, The Regency Road, p. 50). Mail was transported in Great Britain via Royal Mail coaches beginning in 1784. They traveled over ever improving roads, thanks to "macadamized" roads, until 1838 when the task was given to the railways. The changing of the mail horses is said to have been accomplished in later years in as little as 45 seconds. Selway James Pollard , p. 40; Selway, Regency Road I.

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