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        Manual de appellações, e aggravos, ou deducção systematica dos principios mais solidos, e necessarios, relativos a sua materia, fundamentada nas leis deste Reino, para uso, e utilidade da magistratura, e advocacia.

      Bahia, Typog. de Manoel Antonio da Silva Serva, 1816. - xii, 149, 25 pp. 4°, nineteenth-century quarter calf over marbled boards (slight wear at extremities), flat spine gilt, text block edges sprinkled red. Very fine condition. ---- First Brazilian Edition. A Bahia imprint so rare that Berbert de Castro was unable to view a copy: "A pesar da importancia desse livro, não nos foi possivel encontralo para exame." This is the second edition of a work on judicial appeals that first appeared in Lisbon, 1813 and was printed again in Lisbon, 1820, and Rio de Janeiro, 1846. Gouveia Pinto notes that the process of making an appeal was so complicated that most lawyers refused to undertake it. In this work, he sets out the origins of the appeal, the law on appeals in general, the law on various special forms of appeal (e.g., @aggravo de petição), and concludes with a list of appeals courts and which cases should be referred to each. The final 25-page section is a chronological list of laws referred to within the text, ranging in date from 1302 to 1812.The author's place of birth is not given in Innocêncio, but he is listed in the @Indice de biobibliografia brasileira (p. 328). Gouveia Pinto studied law at Coimbra and served in various magistracies in Portugal. He died in 1833.---- Berbert de Castro 76: cites the work from a Silva Serva catalogue of 1816. Innocêncio I, 161; VIII, 182: without collation. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 816/12. Not located in NUC. OCLC: This edition not located; cf. 253330957 (Lisbon 1813 editon: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz); 57047808 (Lisbon 1820 edition: Library of Congress, University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Berkeley); and 253330433 (Rio de Janeiro 1846 edition: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz). This edition not located in Porbase, which cites only a single copy of the Lisbon 1813 edition at the Biblioteca João Paulo II-Universidade Católica Portuguesa. No edition located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative Of A Ten Years’ Residence At Tripoli In Africa: From The Original Correspondence In The Possession Of The Family Of The Late Richard Tully, Esq The British Consul. Comprising Authentic Memoirs And Anecdotes Of The Reigning Bashaw, His Family, And Other Persons Of Distinction; Also, An Account Of The Domestic Manners Of The Moors, Arabs, And Turks.

      London: Printed For Henry Colburn, 1816. - 4to. pp. xiii, [2], 370. folding engraved map & 5 hand-coloured aquatints (incl frontis.). modern half calf (some scattered light foxing, plates offset). First Edition. An interesting account of Moorish manners and customs, and political events in Tripoli in the latter part of the eighteenth century, written by the sister or sister-in-law of the late Richard Tully, British Consul at Tripoli from 1783 to 1793. Tully’s family was very close to that of the Bashaw, and this narrative, according to the Preface, "will be found an object of particular curiosity, from the lively and artless manner in which it lays open the interior of the Court of the Bashaw of Tripoli. It contains the only exact account which has ever been made publicly known of the private manners and conduct of the African Despot, and details such scenes and events, such sketches of human weakness and vice, the effects of ambition, avarice, envy, and intrigue, as will scarcely appear credible in the estimation of an European." "The work is particularly valuable for its details of family life in the seraglio. The female members of Tully’s family were on intimate terms with the Bashaw’s family and were admitted into all the life of the seraglio. This is one of the most important records of Tripolitan life during the 18th century. The very attractive plates depict genre scenes and costumes." (Blackmer) The letters describe the plague that arrived in Tripoli from Tunis in 1785 and confined the Tully family indoors for a year and a half, the civil war in Tripoli, and the aggressions between Spain and Algeria, and Venice and Tunis. Both the Bashaw’s family and the Tully’s were driven out of Tripoli by the Turkish invasion of 1793. Abbey, Travel, 299. Robinson, Wayward Women, p. 248. Prideaux p. 354 (erroneously calling for 6 coloured plates) & Tooley 493 (attributing the work to Richard Tully). cfBlackmer 1682 (Third Edn.). cfGay 1496bis. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative of a ten years' residence at Tripoli in Africa: from the original correspondence in the possession of the family of the late Richard Tully, Esq. the British Consul. Comprising authentic memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning Bashaw, his family, and other persons of distinction; also, an account of the domestic manners of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks.

      - London, printed for Henry Colburn, 1816.4to. Contemporary half calf, with green morocco title-label to spine. With engraved folding map and 5 fine hand-coloured aquatints. XIII,(2),370 pp.* First edition; with armorial bookplate. - These letters were written by the sister or sister-in-law of Richard Tully, British consul at Tripoli from 1783 to 1793. The work is particularly valuable for its details of family life in the seraglio. The female members of Tully's family were on intimate terms with the Bashaw's family and were admitted into all the life of the seraglio. This is one of the most important records of Tripolitan life during the 18th century. - 'It is a delicious mixture of sensational subject-matter and deadpan delivery' (Robinson, Wayward Women, p.248). The very attractive plates depict genre scenes and costumes. - A fine copy.Abbey, Travel, 299; Tooley, Coloured plates, 493; Blackmer Collection 1682; Atabey Collection 1241. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje]
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        The History of the Renowned Prince Arthur, King of Britain: With His Life and Death, and all His Glorious Battles, Likewise, the Noble Acts and Heroic Deeds of His Valiant Knights of the Round Table.

      London: Walker and Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. Engraved frontispieces and dual title pages, one engraved in each volume and one typeset. Early full moir? paterned cloth, paper lettering labels. in . The text blocks and engravings are clean and near fine. Krupp notes moir? bookcloth aqs early as 1829, and this exemplar may be from that time. The first edition of Malory\'s Morte d\'Arthur was printed by Caxton in 1485. The Caxton edition was followed by editions in 1498, 1529, 1557 and 1634. No further editions were printed until two competing editions were issued in 1816, of which this is reputedly the first. No editions earlier than the 1634 are obtainable, and a copy of the 1634 edition only rarely comes on the market. This 1816 edition is the first practically obtainable edition of the Morte d\'Arthur.

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        Flora Americae Septentrionalis; or, A Systematic Arrangement and Description of the Plants of North America. Containing, besides what may have been described by preceding authors, many new and rare species, collected during twelve years travels and residence in that country . Second Edition

      printed for James Black & Son, London 1816 - Publisher's purple cord-grained cloth, letterpress paper label to each spine Provenance: C. Allen (early pencilled signature) A fine copy of the rare second edition of the highly-desirable coloured issue of the first botanical record of the Lewis and Clark expedition. A landmark work in early American botany, the first to publish the findings of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and a book which has been styled by one botanical historian as "amazingly brilliant." Born in Grossenhain in Saxony, Pursh came to America in 1799. Aided by Benjamin Smith Barton he made two memorable journeys of botanical exploration in 1806 and 1807. On his return from the second journey in 1807, he took over the running of David Hosack's Elgin Botanic Garden in New York. He remained in the United States until 1811, when he sailed for England in an attempt to arrange for the publication of the present work. In 1806 Pursh had met Meriwether Lewis, who gave him a collection of dried plants gathered on the expedition, "in order to describe and figure those I thought new, for the purpose of inserting them in his travels, which he was then engaging for the press." It is unclear why Lewis chose to turn the specimens over to Pursh. He may have intended that they go to Barton, for whom Pursh then worked. In any case, the death of Lewis and the delay in publication of the account of the expedition led Pursh to incorporate the Lewis and Clark material into his own work, where the material from the expedition and the locations where Lewis gathered it are carefully noted, with specimens identified as "in Herb. Lewis." Pursh's work is important for eastern botany as well, but its greatest contribution is the material relating to Lewis and Clark, and the publication of the first extensive observations on the botany along the route of their expedition. A fascinating feature of the work is the narrative preface in which Pursh gives some detail of his life and travels in the Americas, as well as mentioning the botanists he encountered and giving a description of the sources he consulted in England after his arrival in 1811. Pursh returned to North America and died in Montreal in 1820. For each plant Pursh gives a brief description, followed by a note as to who first described the plant, followed by notes gathered from other works. Many of the entries then conclude with Pursh's own interesting comments: "The Red Cedar, so useful and durable a wood, for whose history refer to Michaux's work so often quoted, is as yet in great abundance in most parts of the country; but its extermination is going on so rapidly, that future inhabitants will be very much at a loss, and will feel the want of it when it is too late" (vol.II, p.647). Cf. Bohn A Catalogue of Books [1841], item #3604; Bradley I, 306; Lowndes III, p.2012; Meisel II, pp.92-3; McKelvey Botanical Exploration pp.73-83; Nissen BBI 1570; Pritzel 7370; Stafleu & Cowan IV, 8404. (8 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches). 6pp. advertisements at the back of Vol. 1, 24 hand-coloured stipple-engraved plates (1 plate signed as being by W, Hooker after Pursh, a second signed as by and after Hooker, the others unsigned). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P. Lamy, Editeur d'Arts à Berne et Bâle. Livraison accompagnée d'une Notice historique er biographique du Peintre.

      J.P. Lamy 1816 approx (no date given), Berne, Basle & Lausanne - Hand-coloured aquatints (12) of children by Geofroi Mind engr. by [Ernst] Rauch mounted on printed titled brown art paper all but one with diamond or oval embossed blindstamp L.(Lamy) or JPL. Oblong quarto red roan with green diamond shaped onlay gilt, titled JEUX D'ENFANTS DE MIND, later red cloth slip case (spine, corners & some parts of rear board repaired with leather & near matching gilt edge tooling) recased with new endpapers & large engraved label of Lamy laid down on older Free EP. Titlepage with stipple engraved vignette of Mind and his cat at work +[2]pp Foreword +[6]pp Life of Mind +12 plates mounted within rules with "Jeu d'Enfants Bernois, Mind del. & Rauch sc." on each and owner of the original picture on most. *This collection of 12 aquatints is the most charming of four published by Lamy and identical to the 3rd MIND-3 in the Helvetic Archives Gugelmann collection. They are: 1) Two boys and sled, no owner listed (black edge smudged into part of white of picture); 2) Girl riding on a boy with whip, Mr. Sigmond Wagner; 3) Four boys playing soldiers, owner as 2 (black edge smudged into mount only away from picture); 4) Boy riding goat, owner as 2 (outer edge of brown mount has minor tissue adhesion); 5) Line of 8 children, Comte Uxbridge; 6) Eleven children passing under a bridge made by 4 girls holding cloth, owner as 6; 7) Six sitting children pulled up by another & one watching, owner as 6 (small break-through at embossed stamp); 8) See-saw (Schaukeln), owner as 6 (only one without blindstamp); 9) Game of marbles, owner as 6 (2 corners torn where glued down without loss); 10) Whipping-tops with 9 children & dog (Kreiselspiel), owner as 6 (some light finger marks on white area 2cm old tear repaired without loss); 11) Girl in middle of circle, owner as 6 (sl. Crooked ?replaced on mount); 12) Ten children playing King of the Castle, Mr. J.J. Bacofen. Scarce complete set as published by Lamy in this collection, charming Berner Trachten, lively scenes of play. 1 volume.

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        Théorie sur l`escrime a cheval,

      - pour se défendre avec avantage contre toute espèce d`armes blanches; ornée de 51 planches en taille douce. Paris, chez Cordier 1816. Small 4:o. (4),67 pp. + 51 copper engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, spine gilt. Worn edges, repaired at head of spine, small damage ar foot of spine. Small hole at spine, the calf is worn away. Edges of boards gilt. Superexlibris Bibliothèque des Gardes du Corps du Roi. I. Compagnie. 27 x 21 cm.*Certified by the author on the back of the titlepage.[#\30277] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

      Oliphant, Waugh & Innes 1816-17, Edinburgh - UNCOMMON EDINBURGH EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WITH INTERESTING PROVENANCE. 4 volumes, each 8vo, 22cm x 14cm, (8.5î x 5.5î), Vol.1, x, [1]-525pp., Vol.2, vii, [1]-542pp., Vol.3, vii, [1]-482pp.,index[53[,errata, Vol.4, [6], xvi, [1]-316, appendix[1]-88pp., index [15].Full leather binding, quite worn and missing three of the four spine label names and all volume numbers on spine.Union Club library stamps (1 1/8î black ink circle) on a number of pages in each volume. Overall Good+ condition.The second Edinburgh edition (first was 1811) of Smithís authoritative work, first published in 1776. Wealth of Nations appears on virtually every list of the 100 most important books of all time., Union Club; The Union Club of Boston, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest gentlemen's clubs in the United States. Bookplate of [John Lowell "Jack"] Gardner Jr (1837-1898), husband of Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840 - 1924), legendary queen of Boston society. She is quoted as saying, "Don't spoil a good story by telling the truth.", Smith's groundbreaking work on the individual's right to the free exercise of economic activity, "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM 221)Smith spent the next ten years writing The Wealth of Nations (mainly from his lecture notes) which was first published in 1776.An often-quoted passage from The Wealth of Nations is:ìIt is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantagesî [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        SATYRARUM LIBRI I. Satyra V.

      De Romanis,, Roma, 1816 - in folio gr., pp. 16, leg. cartone rust. coevo. Con 18 belle tavv. in rame (mm. 230x310) raff. paesaggi: Ariccia (2), la via Appia, Foro Appio, Feronia, Subimus, Fondi, Formia, Sinuelsa, Capua, Cocceio, Benevento (2), Canosa, Bari, Brindisi, etc. Testo delle satire di Orazio in latino e volgare (di anonimo autore). [MM3-213]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        Opere

      Pazzoni, Mantua 1816 - Pazzoni, Mantua, 1816-17. Small 8º (147 x 95 mm.), ten volumes bound as five. Pp.: v, 306, [1]; 362, [1]; 330, [2]; 352, [2]; 355, [2]; 349, [2]; 310, [2]; 280, [2]; 353, [2]; 287, [3]. Portrait frontispiece to first volume and six fine copper engravings (by Maina, Zuliani, etc.) in each volume, giving a total of 31 plates. Bound in full contemporary lacquered vellum, spines gilt. A fine set, internally bright and clean. Extreme lower corner missing from one text leaf in volume 5, about 10 x 20 mm., well away from text (paper flaw). A few very fine pencil annotations in Italian.

      [Bookseller: Richard Smith]
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        Traite des Maladies Nerveuses ...., 2 vols.,

      Paris, 1816. First Published Edition. Contemp. half leather with red and green labels. A very good, bright copy. 8vo.,A valuable catalog of hysterical illnesses. The author exhibits considerable knowledge of the literature of the subject right through contemporary authors, e.g., Pinel. See Hirsch and Bayle/Thillaye.

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        [Op. 96]. Sonate für Piano=Forte und Violin. Sr. Kaiserl. Hoheit dem durchlauchtigsten Prinzen Rudolph Erzherzog von Oesterreich &c &c &c in tiefer Ehrfurcht zugeeignet... 96tes Werk. [Parts]

      Wien: S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2581. [July 1816]. Folio. Both parts bound together with original silk ribbon. Piano: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin: [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With the word "Preis" printed, the amount in manuscript, in ink: "1 fl. 16 st."& & Decorative title engraved by A. Müller incorporating an image of the double-headed eagle of the Austrian empire. Capital letter "L" added in pencil to final page of piano part.& & Browning to title and edges; slight offsetting; outer bifolium of piano part partially separated at spine.& & An untrimmed copy. In very good condition overall. . First Edition, first issue.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        [Op. 96]. Sonate für Piano=Forte und Violin. Sr. Kaiserl. Hoheit dem durchlauchtigsten Prinzen Rudolph Erzherzog von Oesterreich &c &c &c in tiefer Ehrfurcht zugeeignet... 96tes Werk. [Parts]

      Wien: S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2581. [July 1816]. Folio. Both parts bound together with original silk ribbon. Piano: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin: [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With the word "Preis" printed, the amount in manuscript, in ink: "1 fl. 16 st."Decorative title engraved by A. Müller incorporating an image of the double-headed eagle of the Austrian empire. Capital letter "L" added in pencil to final page of piano part.Browning to title and edges; slight offsetting; outer bifolium of piano part partially separated at spine.An untrimmed copy. In very good condition overall. . First Edition, first issue.

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        Wegweiser für Fremde und Einheimische durch die königl. Residenzstädte Berlin und Potsdam und die umliegende Gegend, enthaltend eine kurze Nachricht von allen daselbst befindlichen Merkwürdigkeiten. In einem bis jetzt fortgesetzten Auszuge der großen Besc

      Berlin: In der Friedrich Nicolaischen Buchhandlung, 1816. Loosely translated the title in english is - "Guide for foreigners and local people from the royal. Residenz Berlin, Potsdam and the surrounding area, containing a short message from all located there oddities. In a far continued exodus of the great description of Berlin and Potsdam. In addition to a ground plan of the city of Berlin." Good condition hardcover book. The boards are calf. Has a bookplate inside the front cover from a seminary and a Dewey Decimal number lable on the spine. . The book has numerous black and white wood cuts and engravings including a frontis engraving. There is a large pull out map of Berlin at the back of the book. The map is complete and is in very good condition - I repaired a small tear with archival thermoplastic "tape" . The book also has a name written inside the rear cover and a library check out label attached to the rear end sheet , but the book shows no other evidence of having been a library book. The leather is chipped along the spine, the title label still attached and the title is visible. The edges of the book are rubbed. The boards are still attached but the front board shows wear along the spine. This is an uncommon title. Worldcat lists no institutional holdings in the US and the closest copy is in Denmark. The book pages are lightly age toned. . Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        [Op. 96]. Sonate für Piano=Forte und Violin. Sr. Kaiserl. Hoheit dem durchlauchtigsten Prinzen Rudolph Erzherzog von Oesterreich &c &c &c in tiefer Ehrfurcht zugeeignet... 96tes Werk. [Parts]

      Wien S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2581 [July 1816]. Folio. Both parts bound together with original silk ribbon. Piano: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin: [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With the word "Preis" printed, the amount in manuscript, in ink: "1 fl. 16 st." Decorative title engraved by A. Müller incorporating an image of the double-headed eagle of the Austrian empire. Capital letter "L" added in pencil to final page of piano part. Browning to title and edges; slight offsetting; outer bifolium of piano part partially separated at spine. An untrimmed copy. In very good condition overall.. First Edition, first issue.

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        The History of the Renowned Prince Arthur, King of Britain: With His Life and Death, and all His Glorious Battles, Likewise, the Noble Acts and Heroic Deeds of His Valiant Knights of the Round Table.

      London: Walker and Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. Engraved frontispieces and dual title pages, one engraved in each volume and one typeset. Early full moiré paterned cloth, paper lettering labels. in . The text blocks and engravings are clean and near fine. Krupp notes moiré bookcloth aqs early as 1829, and this exemplar may be from that time. The first edition of Malory\'s Morte d\'Arthur was printed by Caxton in 1485. The Caxton edition was followed by editions in 1498, 1529, 1557 and 1634. No further editions were printed until two competing editions were issued in 1816, of which this is reputedly the first. No editions earlier than the 1634 are obtainable, and a copy of the 1634 edition only rarely comes on the market. This 1816 edition is the first practically obtainable edition of the Morte d\'Arthur.

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        Hemerocallis Japponica.

      Les Liliacees. 1802-1816. - Stipple engraving. Original colour. Size: 33 x 51 cm. In fine condition. Pierre Joseph Redoute was born in Belgium, he became a favored artist at the court of France, patronized by kings from Louis XVI to Louis-Philippe.His delicate illustrations were not only framed as pictures but also used for China.

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        The History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution. Including a Sketch of the Early History of France, . . . Exhibiting a Correct Account of the General Congress of Vienna, The Escape of Bonaparte from the Isle of Elba, the Flight of Louis XVIII from His Capital, the Defeat of Bonaparte at the Ever Memorable Battle of Waterloo,

      London: Thomas Kelly, 1816. Full Calf. Very Good Minus. Folio-sized. 40 by 26 cm. 583, [1] pp. With 22 hand-colored plates, mostly depicting uniformed military leaders, and monarchical leaders, on horseback. Detailed, contemporary history of the Napoleonic wars. A few minor tears to leaves. Occasional light soiling. Mostly clean. Calf is heavily stained and abraded. Joints repaired. Spine is dry. Nonetheless an attractive full leather binding. Ex-lib, with minor indicia thereof (a few light name stamps) in prelims.

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        The History of the Wars occasioned by the French Revolution. Including a Sketch of the Early History of France, and the circumstances which led to the revolution in that country; together with a complete History of the Revolution in France.

      London: For Thomas Kelly by W. Clowes, [1816]. - Folio., (16 x 10 inches). (Occasional spotting and offsetting of text). 21 wood engravings, with original hand color, watermarked 1814, 1817, and 1818; wood-engraved frontispiece with original hand color (occasional offsetting, one or two marginal spots). Contemporary full tan calf, the spine in five compartments with four raised bands, gilt-lettered in one (rebacked to style, quite worn and stained). Provenance: Contemporary manuscript ownership inscription to front free endpaper. First edition, later issue, with plates watermarked variously 1814, 1817, and 1818. "Colored plates were the fashion in valuable books at this time, and some of them appear in a History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution together with a History of the Revolution in France, by William Nicholson, LL.D., London, 1816. This work, unknown to Lowndes, is further remarkable for containing the first account, so far as we know, of the actual operation of the submarine boat, it giving a description of 'the diving boat which at Norfolk, U.S.A., tried to destroy the Ramillies'" (Sargent, The French Revolution and Napoleon in Literature and Caricature, p. 25). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS133. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        John Mawe's Verf. der Mineralogie von Derbyshire, Reisen in das Innere von Brasilien, vorzüglich nach den dortigen Gold- und Diamantendistrikten, auf Befehl des Prinzen Regenten von Portugal unternommen. Nebst einer Reise nach dem la Plata Fluß, und einer historischen Auseinandersetzung der letzten Revolution in Buenos Ayres. Erste [und] zweite Abtheilung.

      Bamberg u. Leipzig, Karl friedr. Kunz, 1816 u. 1817.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. 2 Teile in einem Band. 8°. [5] Blatt, 224 Seiten; (225)-556 Seiten (pag. 558). Zwischen Seite 556 und 558 fünf nicht paginierte Seiten. Pappband der Zeit, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Einband berieben u. bestoßen. Rückenschild in Fragmenten erhalten. Vorderschnitt beschriftet mit Namensvermerk. Exlibris. Beide Buchdeckel innen mit Bleistift beschrieben. Die ersten und letzten Blatt angestaubt, einige Seiten mit schwachem Wasserrand. 2 Seiten mit kleinem Vermerk (Tinte), eine Seite Bleistiftkreisen verziert. Wenige Blatt etwas fleckig, eine Seite mit Randriss, ansonsten sauber. Trotz der vielzahl kleiner Mängel insgesamt ordentliches, festes Exemplar..

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        Medical Sketches of the Campaigns of 1812, 13, 14 ... surgical cases; observations on military; and flying hospitals

      Dedham, 1816. First Edition. Original publisher's boards. A very good copy; some toning and occ. spotting. 8vo,Rutkow describes this book as the best and most vivid account of early 19th century American military life. The chapters on surgery are invaluable for the first hand descriptions of the treatment of wounds. Mann was an army surgeon during the War of 1812. The book offered here is a memoir of his experiences. The sections dealing with military hospitals are especially informative about techniques and care of the wounded. G-M #2161.1; Austin #1190; Kelly & Burrage, 805-'06; Rutkow, GS4.

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        Last Testaments of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

      [Paris], [1816] Booklet ?Notice Historique sur Le Testament de Louis XVI? and ?Notice Historique sur Le Testament de la Reine Marie Antoinette d?Autriche,? 20p (16 numbered), 8.25? x 10?. In French. On laid paper. ?De l?Imprimerie de Gillé, rue Saint-Jean-de-Beauvais, Nº 18.? Printed by order of King Louis XVIII, 1816. Facsimiles of the testaments not present. Fine condition.Facsimiles of the signatures of Marie Antoinette, Madame Elisabeth (sister of Louis XVI), and ?the young Louis XVII? are on one page. On another page are the facsimile signatures of A.Q. Fouquier, Legot, Guffroy, Massieu, and L. Le Cointre. Fouquier was the prosecutor of the Revolutionary Tribunal and the other four were the representatives of Versailles. Fouquier was later guillotined.

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        Amaryllis Broussonetii - Amaryllis de Broussonet. From "Les Liliacées."

      Paris: Imprimerie de Didot jeune, for the author, 1802-1816. - Single sheet (21 x 14 inches, full margins showing the plate mark), float mounted and framed. A fine stipple-engraved depiction of Broussonet's amaryllis with original hand-color in full. Plate number 62 from Redouté's "Les Liliacées," which was published in 80 parts between 1802 and 1816. Redouté was first brought to Royal patronage by Marie-Antoinette in 1788 when she appointed him Dessinatteur du Cabinet de la Reine and granted him access to the Petit Trianon. From then until the end of his long life Redouté weathered the political storms of France with remarkable ease: "he survived the difficult years of the Revolution and the Restoration and found approval with all the rulers who changed in quick succession" (Hinz). However it was ten years later that his most creative period began under the patronage of the Empress Josephine when she acquired the Malmaison Chateau in Rueil, south of Paris: "she was passionately interested in botany and horticulture, and the design and layout of the Malmaison chateau garden became her personal concern. She went to great efforts to collect beautiful and rare plants from all over the world and to cultivate them in her gardens " (Hinz). Redouté's first work inspired by his association with the Empress was Vententat's "Jardin de Malmaison" for which he painted 120 watercolors, but their greatest achievement is "Les Liliacées." Although Josephine did not officially sponsor the work, she did pay Redouté a large salary to enable him to complete his monumental work at leisure. Josephine herself ordered several sets and the Interior Minister Chaptal, to whom the work is dedicated, ordered eighty sets to be distributed to museums around France or used by the Foreign Minister, Talleyrand, as "Imperial gifts offered to artists, scholars, and other notables all over Europe to advertised the excellence of French arts and sciences. Beyond the two hundred or so 'ordinary' sets of the work, an additional eighteen special copies were printed on large paper and hand finished by Redouté himself" (Mallary). "Les Liliacées" is Redouté's largest work, depicting often for the first time, specimens from the varied examples of the liliacae family as well as irises, orchids, amaryllis, heliconias, strelitzias, and agaves. All of these plants have their beauty and their fragility in common, not only was "Les Liliacées" "the first work to be devoted exclusively to this group of plants; it also had special value to botanists in providing accurate drawings and descriptions of plants that would not otherwise be easily obtained for study" (Mallary). "Les Liliacées" represents the culmination of Redouté's artistry as a stipple-engraver, a technique that he had first used in "Plantes Grasses," but which he had learned from Francesco Bartolozzi while visiting England with L'Heritier de Brutelle. It has been claimed that Redouté introduced the art to France. Certainly the technique had not been applied to flowers before and it allowed for the first time the artist to reproduce the delicacy of a flower's form and color that had so far eluded the printer's art. Dunthorne 231; "Great Flower Books"; Hinz "Pierre-Joseph Redouté: Life and Work" pp. 11-15 of Taschen's facsimile of "The Lilies"; Mallary "A Redouté Treasury" p. 17- 21; Nissen BBI 1597; Stafleu and Cowan 8747. For more information about this work, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS139.

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        Institucion de la Real orden americana de Isabel la Catolica

      Mexico: en la oficina de D. Mariano Ontiveros, 1816.

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        Proposals for an Economical and Secure Currency

      Ricardoís Bullion Plan Inscribed by the AuthorRICARDO, David. Proposals for an Economical and Secure Currency; with Observations on the Profits of the Bank of England, as They Regard the Public and the Proprietors of Bank Stock. London: Printed for John Murray, 1816.First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title: ìFrom the Author.î Octavo. [4], 126, [1, blank], [1, printerís imprint], [4, advertisements] pp.Modern antique-style calf. Occasional light foxing. Housed in a custom full brown morocco clamshell, gilt-stamped.ìIn August 1815...P. Grenfell, an influential speaker on financial questions, asked Ricardo to help him in his Parliamentary battle against what he regarded as the excessive profits of the Bank of England. Ricardo, who thought the Bank as ëan unnecessary establishment getting rich by those profits which fairly belong to the publicí...responded positively and by September had written a pamphlet, Proposals for an Economical and Secure Currency, which was published in February 1816, shortly before the debate on Grenfellís motion on the Bank. This pamphlet contained a detailed account of his plan to make the Bank of England resume cash payments by making its notes convertible to gold ingots, instead of coins. This would have allowed Britain to go back to the gold standard, but to use paper as the actual means of payments. This plan Ricardo had first outlined in the Appendix to The High Price of Bullion, and submitted to both Government and Opposition...It was to receive much attention in 1819, when the decision was taken to return to a gold standard, and it was in fact adopted, and implemented in 1821, when the resumption of cash payments actually took place...It gave Ricardo a long-lasting fameî (The New Palgrave IV, pp. 184-185).This is a particularly scarce pamphlet. The last copy to come up at auction was in 1979. We located no other inscribed copies of any Ricardo title at auction, going back to 1915.Kress B.6787. Goldsmithsí 21537. Franklin and Legman, p. 3.HBS 66874. $15,000

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        Libri Censualis Vocati Domesday-Book, Additamenta Ex Codic Attiquiss

      By Command of His Majesty King George III, 1816. Leather spine area and tips of boards. Spine is very brittle with major chipping and disintegrating, a large section is missing to the bottom part. Boards are attached but extremely delicate. Heavy wear to extremities, plus discolouration and markings to the outside faces of boards. Pages are tight and clean throughout, but with age-tanning/blotching and rough cut pages. Small Library sticker to the inside face of the front board and small library stamp to the bottom of the inside title page.. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.

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        A History of British Birds. Two volume set. 1816

      Newcastle Printed by Edward Walker for T Bewick 1816. G-: in Good (minus) condition without dust jacket. Volume II lacking front endpaper and with cracked inner front hinge. Bookplates to front pastedowns and front endpaper. Sporadic foxing. Occasional light marking and marginal ink commentary Fourth Edition Blue hardback half-leather cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xxxviii, 330pp, [introduction, contents] (vol I); xxii, 361pp, + ad. Hundreds of etchings by Bewick, some hand-coloured. The history of modern bird illustration really begins with the fine wood-engravings of Thomas Bewick and this 'History of British Birds'. The first volume, 'Land Birds', appeared in 1797 and the second, 'Water Birds' in 1804. Bewick was not really an ornithologist and the text is of little importance - indeed the text for the first volume was written by Bewick's partner, Ralph Beilby. By the time the second volume was ready, the partnership had dissolved and both engravings and text for 'Water Birds' were by Bewick. The work was an immediate success and eight editions appeared over the following fifty years, Bewick's engravings set a new standard in bird illustration, full of interest and vitality they played a major part in stimulating 19th century interest in ornithology. This matching, two-volume set was published together in 1804. Born at Ovingham in the North East of England in 1753, Bewick is widely recognized as the 'father of English wood-engraving' and has rarely been bettered. One of his early collectors, the great art critic, John Ruskin, wrote about Bewick's 'magnificent artistic power, the flawless virtue, veracity, tenderness, the infinite humour' - and even compared the subtlety of his drawing to Turner's.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England; and the Sunday Lessons From the Old Testament: With Notes on the Epistles, Gospels, Psalms.

      Sold by Otridge, Rivington, Hatchard and Longman 1816 - B00MWYZL2O [fore edge painting] 1816 Sold by John Otridge, F.C. and J. Rivington, John Hatchard and Mssrs. Longman and Co. (London), 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches tall full leather bound, gilt border to boards, five raised bands and gilt design and lettering to spine, all page edges gilt, marbled endpapers and fine fore edge painting of pastoral scene with church steeple in background, xxvi, 673, [1] pp. Covers are quite rubbed and edgeworn (especially top spine cap and tips), with a 4-inch split in the leather along the front hinge. A bit of chipping to the upper tips of the front free-endpapers, with prior owner name and inscriptions to both blank front endpapers. 1/8-inch closed tear to top edge of title page. Otherwise, apart from occasional very slight foxing (mainly to front and rear prelims), a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - with a handsome 'disappearing' (i.e., only visible when the pages are fanned) pastoral landscape fore edge painting whose colors are still quite bold after two centuries. ~DDD~ The Book of Common Prayer was and is used in many churches in the Anglican Communion. The original book, published in 1549 in the reign of Edward VI, was a product of the English Reformation following the break with Rome. The 1549 book was soon succeeded by a more reformed revision in 1552 under the same editorial hand, that of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury. In 1604, James I ordered some further changes, the most significant of these being the addition to the Catechism of a section on the Sacraments. Following the tumultuous events leading to and including the English Civil War, another major revision was published in 1662, and that edition has remained the official prayer book of the Church of England. Together with the King James Authorized version of the Bible and the works of Shakespeare, the Book of Common Prayer has been one of the three fundamental underpinnings of modern English. As it has been in regular use for centuries, many phrases from its services have passed into the English, either as deliberate quotations or as unconscious borrowings. The earliest examples of books with disappearing fore-edge paintings like this one (where only the gilt edge is visible until the page edges are fanned) date back to the mid seventeenth century, though the choice of landscapes like this as the subject did not become popular until after 1750, so this is a comparatively early example of an art form that was very much in vogue throughout the nineteenth century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Emma: A Novel

      First Edition of "Emma" Uncutin a Contemporary Binding[AUSTEN, Jane]. Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of ìPride and Prejudice,î &c. &c. London: Printed for John Murray, 1816.First edition. Three twelvemo volumes. (Measures 188 x 110 mm). [4], 322, [1]; [4], 351, [1, printerís imprint]; [4], 363, [1, advertisements] pp. Bound without the half-title in volume I, which is very common since this leaf was printed as part of the last signature and was therefore either overlooked (and left in place) or discarded by many binders of the period. Even copies in original boards often lack this half-title, most notably the Mount Bellow copy, described in 1933 Sotheby's sale catalogue as "in the finest possible state."Contemporary and almost certainly Continental, possibly German original quarter red paper spines over marbled boards, gilt-stamped on spines in Gothic style "Emma By the Author of Pride and Prejudice." Most certainly this book was sent straight from the publisher to the binder in sheets.Overall, aa fine, fresh and entirely uncut copy in a contemporary binding, wanting one rear flyleaf. Minor rubbing to upper joints of volume I and II and the lower joint of volume II. Housed in a red morocco backed clamshell.Emma was published on 29 December 1815. ì2000 copies were printed, and of these the records show that 1248 were sold by October 1816î (Gilson). The first American edition appeared in Philadelphia in 1816 and the first French translation in Paris in the same year, with a partial reissue in Vienna in 1817. No further editions are known until Richard Bentleyís reissue in his Standard Novels series in February 1833.Gilson A8. Keynes, Austen, 8. Sadleir 62d.HBS 67001.$45,000

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        ALS on Jardin du Roi letterhead regarding the appointment of a naturalist to the Uranie

      Paris: 18 December, 1816. Single sheet of laid paper with printed letterhead, folded to letter size 25 x 20 cm., written in a neat secretarial hand and signed by Vauquelin on behalf of Jussieu and Desfontaines; old folds, excellent. A letter to Louis de Freycinet appointing a natural historian to the Uranie, signed by Vauquelin and stating the support of the Muséum de histoire naturelle for the expedition. Vauquelin was a professor at the Muséum de histoire naturelle in Paris, and was closely involved in the planning of the Freycinet voyage. The museum ultimately became the first repository of the bulk of the surviving scientific material and reports gathered by the naturalists and scientists. Written to Louis de Freycinet in Toulon, where he was making the final arrangements for the voyage, the letter announces that the Museum would like to confirm the appointment of a person to be responsible for the collection of natural history specimens. They have, the letter continues, tremendous interest in the success of the voyage, and so encourage Freycinet to appoint someone known for the sweetness (douceurs) of their character and for their talents, so as to make sure that the appointee is not in any way an inconvenience on board. Although this is in large part merely a formal politeness, the professors would all have remembered the awkwardness of the relations between scientists and officers on board the Baudin voyage, so this letter should also be seen in that light. Indeed, it is perhaps surprising that no scientist is actually named in this letter. It is certain that this is a reflection of Freycinet's decision to be personally responsible for all appointments: after all, as John Dunmore noted, Freycinet - like Captain Cook before him - had 'learned from his experiences with Baudin that a group of scientists is likely to be a source of trouble, and he preferred to have the scientific work carried out by naval officers, whom he could easily control' (French Explorers in the Pacific, p. 65). In the event, the natural history collections of the voyage were overseen by Jean René Constant Quoy and Paul Gaimard, who excelled in the role.

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        A series of engravings, explaining the course of the nerves. 2nd ed

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1816. <p>A series of engravings, explaining the course of the nerves. 4to. xx, 49, [3, including ads] pp. 9 engraved plates after Bell&#146;s drawings. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown; T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1816. 271 x 214 mm. Tree calf c. 1816, rebacked, endpapers renewed, spine faded, light wear at corners. Minor foxing and offsetting, but very good. Bookplate. </p><p>Second edition, the first to include Bell&#146;s &#147;Address to young physicians on the study of the nerves.&#148; This edition incorporates a large portion of the text of Bell&#146;s Idea of a New Anatomy of the Brain (1811), but makes no mention of any findings from this work regarding the separate functions of the roots of the spinal nerves, indicating that Bell had no understanding of his findings at this time. Cranefield, p. 44. Gordon-Taylor 5. </p>

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        Horazens Briefe aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt und mit historischen und andern nöthigen Erläuterungen versehen / Horazens Satiren aus dem Lateinischen übersetz und mit Einleitung und erläternden Anmerkungen versehen von C.M. Wieland., jeweils Erster und zweyter Theil.

      Leipzig in der Weidmannischen Buchhandlung, 1816 / 1804. - 336 S. [2] 284 S. /VIII, 312 S. / 254 S. [2] Goed. IV/I, 564,134: ders. IV/I, 566,145. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 980 8° Hübsche Halblederbände der Zeit mit je zwei Rückenschildern. (Satiren mit Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital)

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        Neueste Post=Karte von ganz Deutschland und dem grösten Theil der umliegenden Staaten oder Mittel=Europa nach Eintheilung des Wiener Congresses.

      Wien, Mannheim, Mailand, Artaria, 1816.. Kupferstichkarte von vier Platten nach A.P.H. Nordmann, Bildausschnitt 96 x 138 cm.. Vergl. Dörflinger, Österreichische Karten des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts, p. 402f. (nennt allerdings nur Ausgaben von 1812, 1813, 1818 und 1821). Zeigt das Gebiet von Tilsit und Schleswig im Norden bis Saloniki und Neapel im Süden, von Kiew und Konstantinopel im Osten bis London und Paris im Westen, mit 4 schematischen Nebenkarten der Straßen und Postverbindungen von Paris nach Madrid und von Mailand nach Madrid sowie von Kowno nach Sankt Petersburg und von Vilnius nach Moskau; dekorative Karte von Mitteleuropa, zerschnitten und aus Leinwand aufgezogen, ein größerer Tintenfleck am rechten Bildrand und weitere kleinere am unteren Rand, sonst von guter Erhaltung.

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        Ueber das Vorkommen der Steinkohlen zu Häring sowohl in geognostischer als orictognostischer Rüksicht.

      München, Zängl 1816.,. Oktav. Zeitgenössischer Pappband mit himmelblauem Bezugspapier. 1 Bl., 72 S., gedruckt auf kräftigem Papier. Wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.. Bibliographisch für uns nicht nachweisbarer Separatabdruck aus "Neue Jahrbücher der Berg- und Hüttenkunde". - Kirchner, 3428. Vgl. Lentner 15386 sowie Lehrberger/Prammer, S. 321 (jeweils nur Ausg. 1813) und ebd. S. 136-141 zu Flurls Arbeiten über die Bad Häringer Steinkohlen.

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        The Inquisition Unmasked: being An Historical and Philosophical Account of That Tremendous Tribunal Founded on Authentic Documents; and Exhibiting the Necessity of Its Suppression, and as a Means of Reform and Regeneration. 2 volume set

      London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. VG : in very good condition with marbled eps. Some browning to eps and offsetting. Teg. 1816. First English Edition. Leather cover with dentelles. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). lxxxvi, 362pp; 472pp. Engravings. Binding by Cecil & Larkins. .

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        Friedrich Schillers sämtliche Werke,

      Doll Wien, 1816 - 25 Bände, 18 cm Antiquarisch sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, 25 Bände komplett, Band 14 fehlt, je Band 1 Titelkupfer, leicht stockfleckig, einfacher Buchdruckereinband. K5124 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5460

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        Desseins d'architecture, représentans des sièges de jardins, des portes de maisons de campagne, des entrées de parcs, des volières, des temples, . . . London, printed by A. Dulau & Co. and Leonardo Nardini, and sold by Rudolph Ackermann there and J.G. Beygang in Leipzig, 1800. Oblong Imperial 4to (28×38 cm). With 24 numbered aquatint plates, subtly coloured by hand. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Berlin Kat. 3430; ESTC T165019 (4 copies); cf. Abbey, Life in England, 63; BAL 2803; not in Springer. First edition of a beautiful series of aquatints with plans, elevations and cross-sections of garden architecture, published simultaneously in both an English and the present French edition. Most copies of the English edition are later reissues with the plates reprinted from the original copperplates ca. 1816 or ca. 1822, while at least the present copy of the French edition has the plates in the original printing, giving the best possible images. The beautiful designs, by William Robertson, show benches, gates, pavilions, bridges, boat houses, temples, mausoleums, aviaries, arbours, bath houses, etc., all intended for gardens and parks and sometimes shown in a setting with trees, ponds, etc. They still reflect the neo-classical styles of the time and the influence of the 18th-century archaeological excavations at Herculaneum and Pompeii, but they already presage what was to become known in England as the Regency style. The two sphinxes on the bridge in plate 23 are a very early example of Egyptian revival.Fine copy with only an occasional minor spot or small stain and nearly untrimmed, with many deckles intact. Binding slightly rubbed and spine and corners worn.

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        Ueber das Vorkommen der Steinkohlen zu Häring sowohl in geognostischer als orictognostischer Rüksicht.

      München, Zängl 1816. - . Oktav. Zeitgenössischer Pappband mit himmelblauem Bezugspapier. 1 Bl., 72 S., gedruckt auf kräftigem Papier. Wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. - Bibliographisch für uns nicht nachweisbarer Separatabdruck aus "Neue Jahrbücher der Berg- und Hüttenkunde". - Kirchner, 3428. Vgl. Lentner 15386 sowie Lehrberger/Prammer, S. 321 (jeweils nur Ausg. 1813) und ebd. S. 136-141 zu Flurls Arbeiten über die Bad Häringer Steinkohlen. - 0 1000 g

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        During the congressional ?Inquiry into the Conduct of General Harrison while Commanding the Northwestern Army? during the War of 1812, Harrison replies at length and with detail to the Department of War referencing ?supplying the troops at Detroit under orders given by General Cass & Colo Butler ? The march of the Army up the Thames??

      Important Autograph Letter Signed ?Willm Henry Harrison? 4p, 7.5? x 12.5?, on two conjoined sheets, front & verso. Northbend [Ohio], September 18, 1816. To Peter Hagner Esqr. Expertly strengthened at folds. Fine condition.On April 16, 1816, President James Madison appointed Peter Hagner as an ?additional Accountant? in the War Department.In part, ?When I received your letter containing a Statement of Certain Claims made by Mr. Orr against the Government I appointed a day to meet Capt. Oliver in Cincinnati for the purpose of examining the statements together that we might write in affording you all the light on the Subject which it was in our power to afford. But when I expected to meet him, I found that he had taken a trip to some part of Virginia. Two absences from home since that period and the illness of my wife has prevented me from attending heretofore to your request. I enclose you the statement with the several items numbered & here follow my remarks on each.

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        Staatsarchiv des teutschen Bundes. Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Klüber. Mit 1 Falt-Tafel. Heft 1 - 6 (alles Erschienene) in 2 Bänden.

      Erlangen, Palm und Enke Verlag. 1816 bis 1817.. 2 Blatt, Seiten 1-124, 3 Blatt, Seiten 125-306, 2 Blatt, Seiten 307-482, 2 Blatt, Seiten 483-602, 1 Blatt und 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-136, 4 Blatt, Seiten 137-278, 2 Blatt. Pappbände der Zeit mit Rschild. Die hübschen marmorierten Pappbände gering bestoßen. Original-Umschläge der Hefte mit eingebunden.. J. L. Klüber (10. Nov. 1762 - 16. Febr. 1837) Erster Professor der Rechte in Heidelberg, Preussischer Geheimer Legationsrat unter dem Staatskanzler von Hardenberg, veröffentlichte als Beobachter die "Akten des Wiener Kongresses in den Jahren 1814 und 1815".

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        Precis elementaire de physiologie. 2 vols

      Paris: Mequignon-Marvis, 1816. <p>Précis élémentaire de physiologie. 2 vols., 8vo. [4], 326; [4], 473 [i.e., 475]pp. Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1816-1817. 201 x 129 mm. Quarter calf gilt, boards ca. 1817, a little rubbed, light edgewear. Scattered foxing, but very good. Bookplate. </p><p>First Edition of &#147;The first modern physiology textbook&#148; (Garrison-Morton). Rejecting the excessive speculation and philosophizing that characterized the late eighteenth-century approach to physiology, Magendie devoted his career to the discovery and collection of physiological facts, and exerted strong influence in orienting the discipline toward experimental investigation. His &#147;new physiology,&#148; which he taught in a series of private courses, led him to write the Précis, a new type of physiological textbook in which doctrine and deductions founded upon anatomy were replaced with simple and precise descriptions of experimental facts. Volume II contains Magendie&#146;s description of the importance of protein (nitrogenous substances) in the food supply of mammals; in his experiments on dogs given non-nitrogenous foods, Magendie induced the first experimental cases of an avitaminosis (specifically, lack of vitamin A). Garrison-Morton 597.1. Norman 1416. Olmsted, Magendie, pp. 66-69.</p>

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